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BOARDM.VN, OUECON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1923
OREGON NEWS NOTES
OF GENERAL INTERE
Principal Events of the We
Briefly Sketched for Infor
mation of Our Readers.
Shortage of feed is giving Harrls
burg dairymen much concern.
Total receipts on the Columbia river
interstate bridge last month amounted
to more than $19,000.
The Seventh Day Adventists of this
state will hold their annual camp meet
ing in Eugene next June.
Odd Fellows of Marshfield have de
cided to begin immediately the con
struction of a $25,000 lodge building.
Late registrants have raised the
number of students for the spring
term at Willamette university to 539.
A $50,000 appropriation for control
of northwest white pine blister rust
up to July 1 has been made by the
During the year ending February 1.
1923, the loss by fire In McMlnnville
was only $1500. The department re
sponded to 11 calls.
Petitions are being circulated in the
Bend and Harper school districts for
a special election at Bend March 3 to
vote on creation of a union high school
The Eastern Oregon Osteopathic as
sociation met in La Grande Monday.
Osteopaths from Wallowa, Maker.
Union and Umatilla counties were
Governor Pierce has announced the
appointment of William Pollman of
Baker as a member of the state high
way commission, to take the place of
W. B. Barratt.
A protest against any cutting of the
$56,000,000 appropriation for rivers
and harbors was telegraphed to Presi
dent Harding by the state chamber
The state highway commission, at a
meeting to be held in Portland March
1, will open b ds for the construction
of roads and bridges at an estimated
cost of $500,000.
The Union Oil company of California
has purchased from Mrs. Anna Mack
380 feet of water frontage at Astoria
for a wharf and warehouse. The price
paid was $65,000.
The Whitney company at Garlbald:
has a payroll of $42,000 a month. The
town is growing rapidly and 42 em
ployes of the firm are building perma
nent homes thrre.
Astoria business men have establish
ed a community department store in
the old Loveil garage building in the
burned district as a step toward com
Nine school districts in Coos and
Curry counties have consolidated for
the purpose of establishing a high
school on the Koosevelt highway with
in half a mile of Bandon.
Bruce Donaldson was found guilty
last week of having illegally possessed
beaver hides, hidden in the garret of
his cabin at Valsetz, and was fined
$100 by Judge Baker at Independence
Modern Woodmen of America from
most of the leading towns of western
Oregon assembled at Albany for a
district conclave and initiation. Ap
proximately 100 candidates were ini
tiated. Immediate precautionary measures
to prevent the spread of influ"nza are
urged by Dr. Frederick D. Strickler
through bulletins being issued from
the offices of the Oregon state board
The annual fire report of the fire
chief of La Grande shows that of a
total of 58 fire calls during 1922, six
were due to children playing with
matches and three from carelessness
Members of the Associated Press
in the state of Oregon will hold a
special meeting at the University of
Oregon at Eugene in conjunction with
the annual Oregon newspaper confer
ence, March 22, 23 and 24.
Five cars of canned pears are be-
lng shipped from the cannery of the
Eugene Fruit Growers' association to
England, one of them going to Liver
pool and four to London, according
to J. O. Holt, manager of the asso- :
Total deposits in the 281 state and
national banks in Oregon on Decem
ber 29. 1922, showed an increase of
approximate! iOOO.OOQ. when, cos-
pared With the deposits December 21,
1921, according to a report prepared
by the state banking department. Total
resources of the banks last December
Waste wood from sawmills can be
utilized in a destructive distillation
plant installed in the mines building
at the Oregon Agricultural college by
J. R. Armstrong of Oregon City, a
s.enior in engineering. Armstrong has
bsen working on the project since the
first of the school year, under the
direction of Dr. F. E. Rowland, profes
sor of industrial chemistry, who be
lieves that the project can be carried
on commercially on the Pacific coast
with good results. There are several
large plants in the east but none in
the west, where wood is plentiful.
The ntorin jf the past week left
snowdrifts p'kd high in the forested
area ar und the base of MOUt Hoot'
aecordirg to Mark Weygandt, uppe
Hood River vailey guide. Mr. 'e
gandt sai l he encountered snow b..nki
50 feet deep.
The Beaver Gold Mining com; an:
has beet! gi anted a license by the f d
eral power com m ssl D for 25 jri art
covering a constructed transmlssioi
line across public lands partly wltl
In the Whitman national forest it
Production cf lumber by the 1"
mills reporting to the West Coast Lum
bermen'S association for the week end
lng February 10 was 7 per cent sbovi
normal and new business was 20 pe
cent above production. Shipment:
w "re 6 per cent above new business.
The mill of the Orog n Weston
Lumber company near Dexter, on Los
creek, ?0 miles southwest of Eugeni
soon will be enlarged and its capac
ity will be increased from 30.000 ti
loo.ooo feet daily, according to an
nou: cei..ent of officers of the com
pany. A. L. Jameson cf McMlnnville wae
re-elected president of the Or egon i:
tall Hardware and Implement Dcai
ers' association at the concluding ses
sion of its 17th annual convention
held in Portland. Will Baldwin of
Klamath Falls was elected vlce-presi
Portland's new apple stora';:
house at municipal terminal Nc
be dedicated during National
Week, February 2 to March S. At
part cf the program, growers, shippers
operators and port authorities wll
meet to discuss topics of mu.ual con
William Burke and Fred Bheppard,
acknowledged members of the I. W.
W., startled the Marshfield recorder's
court by assertions that the organlsa
tion had 2000 members on Coos bay
The men w.ere arrested under ar.
ordinance prohibiting distribution ot
L W. W. literature.
The annual flooding of the Willam
ette river at points where It causes
tremendous damage may be controlled
by mapping out a suitable channel
through which the river should flow
This is what Dr. E. T. Hodge of the
department of geology of the Univer
sity of Oregon suggests.
The Oregon delegation in the senate
and house has decided as the next
move for relief of Astoria fire suf
ferers to Introduce a bill in both
houses granting a government lean of
$1,063,000 to the city of Astoria for
the rebuilding of streets, sidewalks,
water and sewer systems.
Plans for a new 22-mile transmission
line, from Algoma to Chiloquin to serve
the sawmills of that district and the
town of Chiloquin, were an nou :c d at
Klamath i"alls bj the California Ore
gon Power company. The line will
have a capacity of 60 000 volts and
the installation will cost $50,000.
Value of exports from the Oregon
customs district during 1922 totaled
$51,003,204, according to the official
customs department figures, which ar
greater by about $800,000 than the es
timate made December 31. The figure
for the previous year was $67,904,841
The drop Is account" d for In the small
wheat crop of 1922 as compari d v. uh
that of 1921.
Thirty-six road projects were adopt- I
ed by the Douglas county court for i
the market road program during the
present year. The sum of $109,180.68
will be divided among the projects,
over $40,000 of this amount represent- '
ing the sum left unexpended from last
year. All unfinished projects started ,
with market road funds last year will
be completed and considerable new
work will be undertaken.
Chief Justice Thomas A. McBrlde of
SENATE APPROVES CF HA
DEBT FUNDING BIOL I
Congressional Sanction cf ti e
Erilich Lean Set lement is
D. C. -
approval of tl
sett It mi nt vii
when the sen
The vote wa
The bill was r
for ndjus ment of
latlng to the plan
ish debt of $4,604
of 62 years at r
providing that si
debtor nations must ha
d the house
I Washington, d. C Vital cabinet
changes and shuffling of governmi nl
i bureaus is recommended In the presl
I dent's reorganisation program, trans
mltted to the congressional joint com
mlttee and now made public.
Principal changes are:
1. Absorption nf the army and navy
in a Single department of national de
i fense headed by a slnsle cabinet off!-
Of the 1!
70 to IS.
eturned to the house
if amendments not re
i for funding the Brlt
4 000.000 over a urm
r duci d interest, bui
lent w: h Gillet
, of the presldi nl.
s voting ayainst the
ere democrats and
hose senators w re :
irst Gerry. Heflln,
Mm the re
of ccmmur.lcv. tofts,
4. S-rlnpln of a
nans from the V
ilsttibutlon of thei
'an departments, i
and Walsh of Mor.'ana.
Republicans Borah, France, La Fol
lette and Nori is.
The attacks in final debate as well
as in previous discussion, centered on
the reduced Interest provided In the
British settlement. This is 3 per cent
for the first ten years and 3 Vfc per
cent thereafter. Opponents ''allii d fin
ally upon the amepdni nt of S, nator
Hitchcock, democrat, Ntbraska, pro
posing that Great Britain should pay
the same rate paid by the United
States upon its securities, averaged
if all no
) the bu
This was rejected. 61 to 21, and end- ' '-' tor ll'u Lmatilla rapids $r,ll.iMl0.
cd the Intense fight.
i ne mil went tnrougn under uni
mous consent shortly after a rule
Bomb Thrown at Etien Hotel.
Dusse'dorf. Bomb throwing and
sericus cases of sabotage have occur
red in the Ruhr vailey. A bomb was
thrown in a street in Essen near thi
Kaiserhof hotel, the French engineer
headquarters, where ( hief Eng n i r
Coste and ",0 or 40 other civil , "i
neers are lodged. No Injur es resulted
its consideration b
Rct :ken by Frcrch
- Oelsenkirchen was
reoccupted by the French und th
population was advised through public
military proclamation , hat it would re
main so until the f
1 the bOUSe rules
' entatton of the merits
' by Representatives W
i mers of Washington
j The senile bavin,
; some months ago Cat
j ! riatlon for the Colon
i only, the bill will go
between the house an
the senate side the n
into friendly hands.
gon, Jones ot Wasbli
pard of Texas, will be
1 been granted by
imittee upon pres
le.Nary of Ore
;ton and IV op
the senate con
clash with Q
Idaho House Passes Anti-Alien Oi l
Boise, Idaho. The house cf r pre
tentative of the Idaho legislature j
passed the anti-alien land b 111 u:,d semi
he mi asure pri
1 to aliens aftei
Mruse Aoks Mel on for Liqucr Report.
Washing! n, D. C By a vote of
1R9 to 113, the heese adopted a reso
lotion requiring Secretary of the
Treasury Mellon to tell how much.
I quor Is being admitted to the United
States for the use of foreign diplo
it to the senate
hihits leases of
he Oregon supreme court is to be
signally honored by his fellow attor
neys. Two hundred of the older mem
bers of the bar have raised a total of
$1000 to have a 1 to-sized picture of
the jurist painted, the picture to be
his property during his lifetime, but
upon his death to become the property
of the state a. id bang in the supreme
court room at the cap, to! In Salem.
Undismayed by the failure of the
six months' advertised sale of 890,000,
000 feet of timber, vaiued at $2,200,
000, standing in the Bear alley basin,
ftt the hiadwate.s of Suivies river,
the United States f ie , service is pre
paring again to put the tract on the
auction block. A.l'.i; ii no bids wi re
received within tne stated time limit,
which closed last week, confidence is
expressed that the .; si will be put
through after the leg slature adjourns.
The names of the nine college ora
tors who will compete in the state
oratorical contest at Albany on Man ii
frazil Not to Hve Japnese Cu'oiiy
Washington, D. C. The rep rl i
agreement between the government)
of Japan and Brazil for the establish
tnent of a Japanese colony in Brnz.i
v. as officially denied by the Brazil, at.
Foindexter Gets Job as Ambassador
Washington, D. C. Miles Poindex
r, who will retire March 4 as United
.' ates senator from Washington, was
,:n nated and coufirtnid us ambuss
or to Peru.
fonday evnlng John
laydeiv, Claude Meye
orltam drove to
icy attended the m
eld Fellows lodge '
ood live meeting and
Brice, C. O.
Let office, now
partment, as an
TO SUhVEY C0LUMEIA BASIN
Way Is Opened f.-r Federal Invest ga
tion of Project.
Washington, D. C. Next to the last
legislative step was taken in providing
for a federal investigation of the Co
lun da basin and Umatilla (Lipids Ir
rigation projects, when the house
passed the bill authorizing the neces
sary appropriations. The amount pro
vided for the Columbia study is $100.-
TO ATTEND CONFERENCE I
O. P. Waggoner, commander of I
American Legion at Board man, ha!
received tin- following litter which
ft'r. Harry N, Nelson, state adjut
ant of the American Legion, has so-I
mred authority from District office
of the I'. S. Veterans Bureau, to
have a Contact Representative of the
Sub-District Office, Portland, prea- '
nt in The Dalles all day on March
3, f923, when the die.trict confer
ence of the Legion will be held.
The writ"r will be present as Con
tact Representative and will be
pleased to meet you personally and
db cuss any claim in your vicinity
that has not satisfactorily ad judi
cal d, or contact any claimant, and
will al. o give any Information de
ir 'd relative to the War Risk Insur
ance Act The writer will i(, equipped
villi the nee. sen for ,s for filitu:
appll n'lona for co.,iponaut'on unit
medical treatment, and for reinstat
i i" Oovornmenl Term Insurance, or
converting Term Insurance,
Kindly advise Mr. M. A. Mneom
li r, I lie adjutant of your Post, of my
presence al your conference, in or
dor thai he may take up any cuse:
With etc which he nay desire.
KENNETH L. COOPER,
ZACK L, HaYLOR,
Chief, Cc operation Section
ON McKAV .! PliANH
Chief l'Tt-rinoer Weymouth of the
United States reclamation servl"e
is h ire ineo ino 't ion wl'h p'nns for
coniitruction of th' McKay re ervolf
One of the subjects to bfl taken up
on Ms arrival will be that of s""ur
i e the Ittttd for the reservoir site.
m ID Gu-MFUST
Learue of r'a'ipns Appealed to
to Trevent Extension of
Warsaw. Fresh attacks by the
Lithuanians on the Polish forces In
the neutral zone allotted to Poland are
resorted here. It is also said that
the elass of 1922 has been mobilized In
Nov. s front the neutral zone be
tween Poland and Lithuania is alarm
ing. Government Polish police aul
troops occupying the part of the z me
a islgned to Poland by the League of
N itlons have met with opposition from
Lithuanian pert. satis. Reports state
that regular Lithuanian troop's are
participating in the opposition.
Dispatches from both Pol'sh nnd
L illi an an sr.u.vt'R reported collisions
between forces of the two countries.
The Lithuanian legation in Paris made
public a dlspati h from KovnO, assert
ing that Polish forces had Invaded
Lithuania after occupying the neutral
zone near Orany and attacked the Lith
uanian troops with heavy oaaualtlSS.
T'ae dispatch added that the Lithuan
ian gi vemment bad reported the facts
to th. League of Nations, requesting
that Steps be take.' to peevent an ex
tension of the ((inflict.
tin- resi rvo
ed i, ll'P
thev ar,. being
Lng classed es trying to hold up th
government, it Is cited thai the tp
pralsers off re llut 40 on acre fur
OBe innch thtit has 100 a'r 'H of bot-
in land and 890 ii'Tcs of wheat
Wild on Which ii 80 bUShei p; r acre
Crop was harvested last year.
On the other hand the appraisers
think the McKay STMN men have
thrtr values too high and Milk of
starting condemnation proceedings,
Action to this effecl may lalc ti
ol ir leg Mr. WsymOUth'S visit tin
less cn in 1 "' n ten! Is n ached.
KEMEL DISTRICT IS
Gl'EH TO LITHUANIA
Paris. Sovereignty over the Mcnel
district, the Baltic ana detached from
Gi rmany and since the war under In
ter-allled Jurisdiction, was granted
LPhuenla by the allied council of hiu
The Mi m "I territory was Invaded
earlj in January by Lltbuanisn Irreg
ulars and a government was set up
und' r M. Blmonaltls, leader in the In
surgenl movement. Demands for the
withdrawal of this armed force and
lis executive! wi re made by the coun
i ' ol ambassadors upon Lithuania.
T: council was officially Informed
tin! the revolutionary group of Bl
n onattls had withdrawn, and that an
other government, presided over by
M. OalllttS and recognized by the allied
mil Inn II li s, had bee n Installed.
The council thereupon decided to
ni'et the sow Igsty of Itemel to i-ith-
ting of the
1,'ayi ond Crowder
I Hull Pat
nlvers.ty i f
of Alb my,
9 have been recen nd
lege. The speak e.s a
they will represent
terson of Portland,
Oregon; Clarence Hk
Oregon Agriiuitural college; Barl
Ladd. Lugene Bible university; Jl .r Id
Proppo of Portland, Linfield college;
Cecil Henshaw ol New berg, Parif.e
college; Boy Rfcesn of Powell Butte,
.YUlameue university; George Woods
cf Redmcnd, Ort-2 n 8ia,e tforatl
Sch'Xd; W.lliam 11 rr.sou of Portland,
Pacific university, and Mrs. Irene
Grigsby of Albany, Aibauy college.
onioyed a delightful dancing part,'
Saturday evening, Prises for the
h"st lady and gentleman waltscr0
were awarded to Miss Wahnons
' 'nil Al Ma"omber. At mid-
night a delicious lunch of wafers
coffee ami Valentine ice or nan wu
rv 'I. partners being found by
inalihing red hearts on which clever
verses were written.
TWO HIOH school PLAYM
NEXT FRIDAY NIGHT
1 be I ' I and girls of the High
Friday night, March 2, al High 1
School auditorium, These pteyi 1
proi'iise in le- lull of wit and humor,
fun and frolic.
Admission, adults 2Cc, children I
TCMQ ( FFICIALLY UNHEALED
CelSl r 'i"s Attend Openinn of Inner
Tomb of Kiny T uta.ikhamen.
Luxor, i gypfc - Celobrltiss of the
World paid homage Senftay to King
Tutankhamen, The largest crowd on
re, r I l ib d the valley of king OH 'he
day of the official ocun'ng ol th'- lu
ll r tomb of tUS mo.iarch. who rttled
8.M 0 years ago.
Queen Wlsebetll of the Ilelg'ans, bor
son, Prime Leopold; the Dowuger S . 1 1 -tana,
Lord .'Hid Lady Allenby and 100
others were escorted Into the tomb by
Lord Carnarvon for the official open
ing. 'I lo se win were permltt"d to ga 'e
upon the splendors wild that th( can
opy which covers the SSrCOphSgUS of
Tutankhamen was more than 20 feet
long and exsjulsitely embossed with
golden I' "iiiis designed to placate tin
god of the other world.
The secret of the sarcophagus, with
Its gold, ii canopies secured by great
bulls bung on h uge of pure bronze,
may BOt be revealed until late next au
tumn, unless pn sent plans are ( hang
ed. The Inner chamber of the tomb
Is to be closed us soon as all the port
able iirtii 1, s .ue r, in iveil this week
to L o Root nt the to 'office he
' 111 forward it to 'he offlc-.
' nvthlng he go's befor'i Wed
nesday noon will l,e in :i
A plea ant afternoon was enjoyed
' tic bome of Mrs. II Minns on
Tuesday, when she eiit( rtaln,.d In
:ot or of Mrs. M. L. Morgan. A de
Melons lunch of Jello, Caks and oof
f e, vim served. Those present were
i he M'l-.da les Mall ng r, Davis, l ee.
floriia ii. Root, Ce.odwln, Morgan
in, I Mae oiutx r.
II Ii Warren returned on Sulur
day from Port la ml v. here he has
been on business.
Mrs. Henrietta Jones of Gibbons,
Ore ,, district deputy organizer of
the Royal Neighbors of America,
will be here toeleht I Friday) even
d Saturdae Her mission 1 to
arrange a ciunp here
('lav Warren drove to Arlington
Tuesday on business.
Hotel Oorion Remember Huh
name when you go to Pendle