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About The Boardman mirror. (Boardman, Or.) 1921-1925 | View Entire Issue (June 15, 1923)
BOARDMAN, OREGON, FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 1923.
GRAND JURY RETURNS THREE TRUE
BILLS-SHORT COURT SESSION HELD
In the absence of Judge Phelps,
who is ill, Judge D. It. Parker, of
Condon, presided at the regular June
term of circuit court Tuesday, dis
posing of the business of the term
lasting from 10:00 a. in., until 5:00
P. m. The calendar was gone
through and some demurrers and
motions (tied in the i ' and
the court heuid the SVitldj e in a
case in equity in which the Bank of
lone was plaintiff and Nels M. John
son and Martin Anderson were de
fendants. Anderson, who is a neph
iew of Johnson, had the latter's
wheat ranch leased and according to
the plaintiff, had secured a loan
from the bank agreeing to turn over
his wheat receipts for payment.
Later, Johnson, who wa 6also his
creditor, attached the wheat and sold
it. Judge Parker took the case un
Three divources were granted as
Linnie Thorne Hummel against
Brrett Hummell, desertion, and
Claude White agai'nst Cora Alice
Guy Wagner, who was indicted j
by the grand jury on a charge of
larceny of wool, entered a plea of
guilty and was fined $100.00. Le3
lie Brannen, who was also indicted
on the same charge, is still at large
and is said to be in Canada.
A not true bill was returned in
the matter of the state against Mat!
T. Hughes, who was charged with
having a still in his possession. Mr.
Hughes claimed that the still was
left on his premises without his con
sent. A. S. Altera was given a decree
In a foreclosure case against R. J.
Vri'ghn, et al.
E. C. Rowley, inspector of natural
7. lion matters, was present and as
sisted in the examination of five ap
pl cants for final papers, the appli
cants being Cornelius McLoughlln,
f'atrlcl: rtcLoughHtt, Patrick Curran,
Edward Hreslin and Mrs. Edna Bres
lin, of whom Mrs. Breslin and Cor
nelius McLoughlln were admitted to
Ura Messenger has returned from
O.A.C. where he was in attendance
the past year.
Mrs. Earnest Eoy of Junction City,
Ore., is spending the week with her
lather, Hank Cramer.
Mr. and Mrs. Ew.n Stonemnn of
Hardman were guests at ths Cramer
and Hedley home the past week. J
OlEiiON MU OF GENERAL INTEREST
BRIEFLY COMPILED FJi 00R READERS
secure his degree in the department
Misses Wllma Gilbreih and Fran
ces lllayden returned Sunday from
C. G. Blayden was in HermlSton
the iirst of the week doing carpen
ter work for E. P. Dodd.
Grand Jury Report,
The grand jury, after being in
sion four days, reported as fol
lows: We have returned three true bills
aril one not true bill. We have in
quired into all violations of the crim
inal statutes which have been brout
;o our attention or of which we had
"We have again examined the
county jail and find it in very good
condition. We have also examined
offices connected with the ad
tintstraUon of justice and find them
properly conducted and the records
artfully and accurately kept so far
,s we could ascertain from inspec
make." F. M. AK EPS, Foreman.
HAIiUIETT O. ROBINSON.
M. W. KIRK.
JOSEPH PHI NEE.
A. M. MOORE.
Jack Oorham, who has been suf
fering with Irites, is in Portland this
week receiving treatment from an
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Wlcklander
have returned from Newport where
Charesl was a delegate to the big
grange convention held there. Mrs.
C. D, All right ran the Cash Merc,
while Wick was away.
Mr. and Mrs. William Cone,
schoolday friend . of Mrs. Jack Gor
ham, visited at the Gorham home
Wednesday and Thursday of last
week, while on their way to Mos
cow, Idaho. Mr. Cone who taught
in the high school at 'Star, Idaho,
will attend the state University and
Ml M. A. Brown and daughter,
Mabel, of Hertuiston visited at the
Jack Gorham home Wednesday of
Al. Macomber dislocat3d his an
kle in the ball game at I'mariHa
llUJjday, but he kept right oif play
ing and is again at work with the
Have you noticed the Improve
ments being made in our town?
Prank Cramer has been busy paint
ing his bungalow and those of Mrs.
Glfcihons; A. T. Herein is spending
every extra hour painting, varnish
ing end papering. The C. G. Blay
den home has been painted, varn
i hed and papered from top to bot
tom and a cement basement is be
ing put under the Shell residence.
Ford C. Frick
Ih it n hunting p:;pi ":'nn should he
made to the eoutht:imlTrMt firnyws
were offered to Munilou ami n biff
party was organized.
AtvI !t that t'me I was H boy. .lust
big enough to Join the warriors, but 1
hurt not yet counted my first coup.
I was to go on the expedition.
Ml ti e party started southward
for eight davs in'!
WATER SY ITEM CAKHIKS.
Board man will no-..- have a city
water system, the citizens so decree
ing by a vote of SI to 7 at the elec
tion held June 8ih. Warrants to the
amount of $2500 will be issued for
the purpose of sinking a well, es
tablishment of a pumping plant, etc.
l.ids are called for the drilling
of the well in this issue of the Mirror.
THE BRANDED BUFFALO
Toli many years the Valleys at the
foot of the great mountains were
considered the home of ihe Qeslotwn,
find even the bravest did not venture j
far from the shadow of the Great j
White mountain where dweit the Mim
ltou. To the east were groat plains, i
barren and dry, anil these were in
fested by savage tribes, who fought !
nnd battled to the death.
To the south was an unexplored i
land, according to story one of the rich- I
est hinds in the world, hut Infested
with wild beasts and great monsters. I
And, so the fathers said, the southern
lands were the home of great gods,
who made their home In the "Twin
Peaks" nnd who would not permit
strangers to use their hunting grounds
or fish In their streams.
But when the white men came the
valley became quickly filled nnd the
buffulo were killed and the antelope
disappeared, and we who were the
Gosiutes could not find meat to eat
or grain on which to live.
So the oldest chiefs held a council
and the pipe's were lighted and grave
Words were spoken and the medicine
men brewed their herbs for a great
decision. And finally It was decide'
i- to Manllo
rte l on
nni.'nr to MMlltoU, we stniten on our
bunt nnd by noon we found the herd
it'll the warriors on their ponies trhve
tflftpe and many buffalo were killed.
And tlie warriors rejoiced to see so
mtlch meat and everyone was happy.
Hut when we came to skin the huf
rain strange things happened. Fn
every one of the beasts carried n
irimd, stamped on the shoulder, and
all tlie brands were alike, and they
were strange In character, and there
Has no one who could read them or
knew the meaning.
Tlie leaders were frightened and no
one knew what to do. And even the
medicine men and the wisest chiefs
were unable to read the strange brand
r tell who placed them there, for
there' were no white RlPtl in the land,
and no tribe that ust i a brand, nnd
besides no one bad ever before seen a
nuffaln that was branded.
Ami the warriors wine much afraid,
mil they said that It w is the mark of
ihe strange gods who dwelt on the
Twin I'eaks. and that the buffalo be
longed to them and thai no one dared
put of their meat, else trouble would
So the party returned home, nnd the
buffalo were left behind. Even to this
lay the secret uf the branded buffalo
s Unknown, and no other wnrrlors
iver have hMn them except us and no
II P G spiles. Today lit IgOaCtO. where
ill th old men live, the story of the
branded buffalo Is told about the camp
ITS, and the old men shake their head
"or there Is no one who knows ho.
rliey dime by the brand or the mean
us of its strange characters
But- they were branded, for 1 saw
t myself, long years ago when I WftS
nut n boy and was on my first hutttinr
nurty with my people who are the
.Vote. Tlie above story was told H i
.vriter by Buckskin hurley, head ride;
it tlie L'te reservation at IgnsieUi, Cob),
ilie stoi'y is a eoimiion one with the
older men of the tribe. ( Apparent!
lie hunting party found the Strang)
buffalo In southern Colorado near tin
Spanish 1'euks (Twin Peaks). The
Utcs, as history records, were native
of eastern gnd northern Colorado.
WW SHOULD WORRY.
Harry Murrhle writes us f . om
Seaside that the weather is fine, the
summer season is on, the cottage
dwellers are rolling in and so are
ihe Fatherless and the chickens.
Something doing all the time, all
ame a three-ring Circus, and if you
don't have a good time its all your
own fait. We should worry.
WORK HUM MUD OH h ROAD
PROJECTS I.N .MANY WRESTS
With the opening of the fore3t
road construction season row at
hand, the bureau of public roads of
the United States department of
agriculture reports that there are 8!l
projects involving 717 miles of road
upon which work is in log rosumed
and a number of new projects for
which contracts have been recently
Oregon heads the list with 22 pro
jects with a mileage of 1 IS.
One hundred and seventy-five pro-'
jects, involving 1,4X7 miles of for-!
t road, have already been com
ON FOR FOUR MONTHS
Oonim ?ncing June 1st, the safety
SCtlon of the American Railway as
sociation is stag ng an educational
gnipatgn for the prevention of rall
.oad grade crossing accidents.
'Ihe campaign will continue with
v!' or for four months. It is hoped
i ..J accidents at railroad cros ings
fn not only he reduced during these
foar months, but tii.it the results
afterward will reflect Ihe benefits
of the campaign.
In the United States in the pa3t
five years, 0,101 persons have been
killed and 21,208 seriously injured
on account of collisions between ve-
1. les ami trains, cars, or engines
Millions of lithographed post
era are being distributed throughout
the country by the railroads which
re members ot the as eclat ion.
.hey picture graphically the terror
f the OCCUpantS of an automobile
about to be struck by a fast moving
bg, A large number of these
0 JteTS are being distributed in this
io campaign progresses,
results will In- compiled
showing casualties during Ihe period
of the campaign as against tlie same
"liod in 1921 and 1 ft 2 2 .
Let ever' body got busy and talk
air this tall. Boardman and Irri
on can Ashow thu outside public
i met hi g wort h while
What Farmers Weed
Added to Credit
And Good Advice
By WALTER W. HEAD
First Vice President Amer can Bank
If the fnrmer is not prosperous
there can bo no permanent prnsp'Tity
In other Industries, because the farm
e r ' pure lining
power, u u (I e r
tions, is one of
the most pot' nt ,
I n f I u c nces we
have In the TTnlt
ed states When
the farmer nr.
gonil. and he Is
receiving t b e
cost of produc
tion plus Kotno,
ttiing more for his labor, he I In a
position to buy from the manufac
turer. A condition that affects the farmer,
i ll ng n,f his purchasing power, de
itroyine his belief in himself. In the
l) nker and in everybody else, tan
-!)! bring about s chaotic condition,
which affect'i every business man and
laboring man In the United Statt-t.
regardless of what fob he may have.
Tae tome! bad all iht credit and
Walter W. Head
lvic he needed rl inc the period o
prosperity, but be. wit tt us all. suiter
id depression. There clearly mui
haws been something lacking to ei
able him to go on the even tr-ioi
Mis way. The answer is very plalri
It is that some ni sna Dei d to be pir
idod 10 enable tin f irmer after hi.
Inbor has beSB expend d. whoa tbi
crops li ,'.'i beefl harvested or whei
his live stock bare reached the stan
whore ho must ship It. to liquidate hi.
Indebtedness, lie must have som
body Interested In him sufllclentl)
rot altogether from hi own r :i r. t
point, but from the standpoint of tin
hanker and business m .r. -o tint he
in put bis p-oducts un the market at
'he time when they will bring bim the
I do not mean to Indorse every tm
nelnable ictieme for cooperative
marketing, but I do believe the basic
dea Is worthy of nnslrlera'lun from
ihe banker's standpoint as well as
he farmer's stsndpo'nt. Bankers are
eertaltily Interested In the farmer, by
reason of the fad 'h..t they cannot be
pro p roes In tbelr own business un
less ihe farrm-r also is prosperous
They must ItMeri II th'-m elves la the
farmer, not only In giving him tin
i.usln ss advice he needs and In
nnsrc'nr him during the period ol
construction, but so In hi itilng him
pines his priidiirt' en ihe markei at a
tlm- when they "111 bring him the
ost of production pins a reasonable
sdstltioa for his se vlcei and In pa
.. ut tor bis : .tor expuueed.
In the next few months voting ma
chines may be Installed In Multnomah
The Oregon state grange, in annual
convention at Newport, selected The
Halles for its 1924 session.
The s '.Y. annual convention of the
Elks' Stale association Will open
Thursday, June II, in The Dalles,
Charles F. tlagei mnen. 51, auditor
for the Oregon public service commis
sion, died at Salem afier a short 111
nets. The bridge spanning the Bantiam
river on the route of the Pacific high
Way near Jefferson has been closed
What is believed to be a rich do
posit of placer gold in an ancient
rivi r bed is being opened up near
Approximately 19)fl real estate deal
ers in On gon have obta and licenses
to operate through the stats real es
Mrs losses Id Oregon, exclusive of
the city of Portland, for April Bggn
gated f B7.055, according to a report by
Die StatS fire marshal.
Tils Masonic and Bante&B Star
ledges of Douglas county will meet
ill Roseburg June 28 for the second
annual Masunic picnic.
Umatilla county wheat is now head
ing out sod from prosant Indications
the harvest will be from 10 days to
two wcci.s earlier than nsual.
Mrs. Kate v. .'ames n, dean of
women at the University of Arizona
bin utcii Se.ecteil .is utan of women
at the Ore ;o.i AgrtOUltural college.
Organltttlon of a unit of tii B mi
of the American Revolution was per
fected at I'ugcne. Abo..t 15 men of
that ei; arc eligible to membership,
A party c na sting of tiie chief for
ester of tiie United s.ates. Colonel
W. B. Greeley and assistants, spent
two days Inspecting sales in the liil
Herbert Nunn, for six years Oregbn
state highway eng net r, has accopl I
a position as manager and secretary
of the San Kranciscu Manufacturers
Stat.; w.irrut.ls aggreg aim; $5'),
B74.!ti have been Issued by Sam A.
Kozer, secretary of state, covering the
Apportionment of funds for county
fail's lor 1U23.
Dr. i red B. Qullck, Portland den
tist, was elected president of tho Ore
gon Dental association fcr the com
ing year at the clouu of the couveu
tiou in Portland.
W. 0. Clow, whose resignation as
i hi i of police cf Klamatb Kails was
requested by Major Wilson, refused
to nslgn unices charges are brought
against him and proved.
Bankers from all parts of Oregon
and home from Washington and Idaho,
numbering m arly nuu, attended i two
day meeting of the Oregon state Bank
Ts' association at Albany.
Directors of the Powell Butte irri
gation district have issued a cull for
lds on their l,05u.buo bond Issue to
finance reclamation of the district.
Bids will be opened July 14.
Major General Ifunter Liggett, who
was second tu General Pershing In
OOmmand of the American forces In
he world war, is In Oregon this week
for an informal Visit with old friends.
By tlu end of this summer the en
tire Mt. Hcod loop highway will be
surfaced with tie exception of nine
miles wiil-.iii the Oregon national for
est, 11. I). Farmer, highway (-ni;ineer
of the Ci, it'd Stai i bureau of roads,
Lumber prodttCI on in Oregon Iri
cr ased 22 per cent during the first
22 weeks In it."! sompsred with the
same period far ltJ2, according to a
report by R- l it p. Aden, s- rotary
manager of the Uet Coubt Lumber-
The reports for May sent Into the
Office In Portland of Stanley Q. Jewett,
United States biological survey, from
23 government bun. ers employed to
kill predatory animals In Oregon show
an unusual good record. Animals
totaling :i71 were killed by these hunters.
Twenty-one per cent of the bonuses
that 'have been paid by the ex-service
men's state aid commission have been
are now non-rest-
amounting to $1,
seius 4tt,'i claims,
of claiiiis sent in
IS stale is 16,(i7a,
45,2110. The t ital
n soldier loans I
nting 4037 cla
mount p. ud out
Investigation of the popular t!i
hat S.:a lions destroy large numbers
: Batmen annually off the coasts of
Oregon an.l Washington will L.- made
by Ray C, Steele, federal game warden
tor the two Btales. Bteell Will gather
specimens of SOg lion stomachs which
Will ne analyse i at :aword university
for the presence o! salmon flesh. I?
no excessive amount is found In U-j
stomal hs, Sleeie will make efforti to
check the destruction of sea lions,
Continued redi ction of beef attle
production In central Oregon is in
dlcated by applications for grasiusj
permits so fur received at Hi oflioe
I 'n Betid of H. L. Plumb,
I of DeSChuUS national Io it. Allo
meiits provide range for 6703 head.
I Application has been made for bit!
if.-Hp cattle and hor i s. 'I his is -1 it)
J less than cared '.i. ii ihe national
j forest last year, act I'ng to Plumb'g
' figures, and is in shurp ' ,t to
conditions up to tour years . when
.the demand fur g.az.ng lands exceed
sd the supply.
The state highway r-o.-.m'..-- b has
awarded to Baucis A l a e.s t!i.; c...
tract for grading and SUrfsi In ". .loi n
' Day highway in Grunt county. The
! Improvement covers a distance of 14
I miles and the cost will total $157.01)0.
j A Spectacular, imitation of a fron
tier carnival, said to be the most ela
borate in that line ever given In south
ern Oregon, will be presented by :
Craters' club of Medford at the Do
las county fair grounds Friday and
What is believed to be u new record
for wool production on a big flock of
range bred and range run sheep was
established in Umatilla county by the
.'. D. Smith company with Delaine
Merinos, a (lock of 4629 averaging
Charles GoTf Thompson, superlu
indent of Crater Lake national park,
with a crew of ten laborei s -and two
big automobile trucks loaded with
food and ether supplies, left Medford
for Crater lake to begin the work of
shoveling a way through the deep
snow from the lodge down to Auuu
spring camp preparatory to the open
ing of the season Jt.ly 1.
There were throe fatalities In Ore
gon due to Industrial Accidents dur
ing the week ended June 7, according
to a report prepared by the stain in
dustrial sodded commission, The
victims were Marion Coffin in, l .bor -r,
Mullno; T. BJ. Whittlesey, iu! 'r,
Portland, and John Luw, laborer, Pic
cott. A total of 766" aecldeuis , re
ported to the commission.
Portland council of Hoy ucouts and
r,4 individual troops buve bio n aw.inl-
ed "round-up" streamers by President
Harding in recognition of having
achieved a net Increase in scouts in
excess of 26 per cent by February 15
over what It. was Iter inber ill, 11.21.
Portland now has 108 troopu of -couch
with a total membership of 2:too.
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