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BOARDMAN, OREGON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 923.
UMATILLA RAPIDS MEETING
SHOWS PROJECT FEASIBLE
At the meeting of the Umatilla
Rapids association in Pendleton Mon
day J. N. Teal was elected president
in place of Judge Phelps who felt
that he couldn't spare the time to
serve longer and no amount of urging
could change his mind. Mr. Teal,
however, will make an able executive
for the associathion as he has for
long been a champion of the open riv
er Portland was represented with
one delegateand he was represent
ing the Journal. Spokane, Walla
Walla and all the towns around here
The engineer in charge of the in
vestigation of the dam site made a
very encouraging report uon the fea
sibility of the undertaking and Con
gressman Sinnott gave the associa
renewed hope of favorable govern
mental action once the project comes
up in congress and every indication
is that the investigations will prove
all that is claimed.
This project will cost less and will
produce more electric power than i
Muscle Shoals, says Senator McNary. '
The railroads see the ultimate saving
in electrification, drawing a lesson
from the Milwaukee. The electric
light and power companies see in
creased business from the settlement I
of the barren acres thru which their
lim now pass, says Mr. McArthur
of the -Pacific Power & Light Co.
The harnessing of the Columbia at
the Umatilla rapids means more farm
homes, factories, cheaper juice, river
transportation in competition with
the railroads and cheaper freight
rates, and cheap power and light.
A. L. Larsen has traded his ranch
in the East End, called Gradatim
Homestead, to Mr. Calkins of Leba
non, Ore., for a ranch down there.
Mr. Calkins is the father of C. C.
Calkins, our former county agent.
Mr. Calkins and wife came up Tues
day night to look things over and
the Larsens plan to leave as soon as
they can dispose of their stock.
Big Events in the Lives of Little Men j
Leo Root returned to work on the
highway Thursday after being laid
up for nearly two weeks with a badly
how good a cigarette
really can be mad
vou must trv
Ihf Highway Inn
O. H WARNER, Proprietor
Wholesome Home Gooking
Best place to eat between The Dalles and
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS
A. Wheelhouse, Pres. S. A. Rossier, Vice-Pres.
H. M, Cox, Cashier Chas. F. Story, Ass't Cashier
THIRD YEAR Edited by the High School students
Truman Messenger, '24, Editor Katherine Brown, '2(t, Assistant Ecll or
Edwrud McCk'llun, '25, Joke Editor
Mr. Grlgg3, Alton Klitz, Ed IWd
Clellan, Ray and Roy Dempsey at
tended the Heppner-Ione game at
Heppner Saturday. They report that
lively, skirmishes, scrimmages and
-scrappages toek place on the grid
iron and that Heppner won the
Mr. Gleason, state Are marshal of
Salem, inspected the school building
Monday. He seemed pleased with
the building but found a few defects
whicli could easily cause fire. His
criticisms and recommendations will
The teachers of the Boardman
school, being granted the day by the
school board, made the Journey to
Heppner last Friday where they at
tended a special institute called by
the county superintendent. The day
was pleasant and the roads were
good. Ford drivers Delbert John
son and Mr. Mulkey. All enjoyed
"frat's the way to fight.
Sir Thomas Lipton never wins a
cup hut he always comes up smiling.
Be a Lipton! Keep smiling boys,
you won h:ilf a game.
Did our school girls sing and yell'
Yea, Bo! How about the boys?
Organised yelling at a footbal
game is much better than crabbing
Personal remarks are often hurlfit
when flung from the sidelines a
members of an Opposing team and
are not easily forgo; ten. Proper
school spirit can not be shown that
way. It is better to join your school
males In songs and yells. Oiva your
visitors kindly words and a smile,
make them like you and they will
want to come again.
week so just
put them In
to please them
Mr. Griggs (In Physics)
Roy D: "It is the tendency of a
moving Object to keep on moving un
til it is stopped.
Our all-star halfback said thai If
we would have given him a little
ifupporl he would have won the game
I The Best is none too good f
Try our Sherwin-Williams paints
and varnishes. There is nonebet-
We have a complete line of
Cedar Flume Stock
Cement, Lime, Wood, Coal, Posts
W. A. MURCHIE
The school board voted to adop'
the plan of selling meal tickets for
the cafeteria. These tickets are to
be sold in advance to the purcha li l
for $1 0(1 On each ticket are num
bers representing nickels and pen
nies and will be punched to corres
pond to the amount apportioned to
eac'i pupil for that day.
The pupil is allowed the choice of
1. Purchase a ticket in advance for
2. Bring the money for the lunch
3. Bring his own lunch.
In this way only is it possible for
the cafeteria to meet Its bills for
supplies at the stores. Thus far
these bills amount to $80.00 while
the amount collected for lunches if
These columns seem to lean tow
ard football and iokes this week
Nevertheless, school is moving aloni.'
and good, hard work Is being done
The library hooks, numbering 21,
arrived this week and have been din
'ributed among the grades. Each
room is starting a library of its own,
the books b-ing adapted to the needs
of the pupils.
The high school Civics class is now
studying the Oregon system of elec
tions and law making. The income
tax to be voted on at the special eiec
'Ion next Tuesday is also being dl
eussed. Information on this Ittb
Jeet is obtained from the voter
lamphlet and the newspapers.
Flasl light! on the (.nine
I'mafilla c'alnis the score wan 0
o 0 in favor of Umatilla. However,
his statement does not consider the
number of times Boardman threat
ned their goal.
Rocky ground makes a rocky game.
It little sawdust If you please.
After all, Prof Ounn and his tea; i
were pretty good sport.
Did you see Klltz go thru the line
with the I'matllla team on his back'
If the spine Is right the man M
right. If the heart is right the game
is right. Play with all your might.
Sidelights on the Hoaidniaii
1. Bailey claims to be able to turn
oft the electric light In his bed room
and get In bed before the room is
2. Edward, our stalwart center
says he was never any good until h
began playing football. His teach
era say that the Improvement is to
slight that it is hardly noticeable. We
must rely on our teacher's Judgment.
3. Al Klltz, fullback, savs thai be
had his choice between suicide and
football. Decided that football was
the more popular with the same re
sults. 4. Bay Dempsey, Quarterback,
batted beadi with Umatilla player
last Thursday and say i thai he is
folng to carry a mirror with him in
the return game so he mav be able
'o compare his head with the other
fellow, and is this way it may be
possible for him to tell who hit him.
Revenge Is sweet
5. Bomc call the
others, other things
6. Earl (Ml en, ball
agrees with Newton'
inertia: A i loving object
dency to keen moving. E
Oct. 25. 1 023.
7. Weldon Ayers, right tackle, says
hit main ail I In life Is to run a steam
roller. Football seems to fit In with
knowiet'g i required
8. Delbcrt says h
when he was young
fully recovi r.
9. Truman Messei
10. Bud Chaffee, r
11. Howard Pad -i
learned his prof ss o
a Ford lirht ff nr.
ous," says Packard,
Mr. Mulkey (in English I:
lipped OUt of the house while
ng my afternoon nap."
Doctor' (after game of football ):
'Two of your wounds are fatal, bill
he third you need have no fear
i bout a month's good nursing will
An B. ( pas: ionitelv) : "Porting,
I have a secret to whisper in your
ear. Where is it?"
Mrs Orowder: "What is the dif
ference between a pint and R quart?"
Ray D. : "A pin I mukes you happy
and a quart makes, you drunk."
"Did you ever take ehlor-
'No, who leaches It?."
try Black Jack
Bailey attenintlng to quote
"Verily, verily, I say unto
Is growing stale I'll
'Are vou smart, Alexl
don't know, why?"
"O, I think you are.'
the cooking class ) : i
dish do you like
Mildred: "Well, to tell the truth
I'm gelling fond of Rice."
ner ) : "O
"What's the Idei
I don't have no ltd
t Ire trouble
has a ten
; t( rlment ,
Mr and Mrs. Pruder, M rs. It anslor
and boys, Hobt. Bradley and hie
friend, Murrell Hoffman, were dln
nergucHts at the Rands home Sunday.
"The Covered Wagon"
Every character in "The Covert d
Wagon" which comes to the Rivoli
theatre, Pendleton, for two nights
beginnig Wednesday, Nov. 7th, is a
real human being. Each represents
the pride of American manhood and
womanhood of pre-goid discovery
days in California. Some are bad
others indifferent but the majority
are of noble texture, staunch and
true. It is these human qualities
which make the story of this tre
mendous production tense, appeal
ing and wonderfully effective as a
Tills motion picture masterpiece
was taken from Emerson Hough's
: eat novel of the "wagon days" and
the characters and scenes are faith
fully transferred from the book to
the screen. No important detail is
left out you will find all the grip
ping interest of the book m the
photoplay and you will see the pic
torial beauty of landscape with the
even of the hardy argonauts as they
trudged beside the ox teams on the
2 000 mile Journey from Westport to
Oregon. You will share with them
their grief, joys, pains, homesickness
and the pleasures around the camp
lire al night, and you will thrill and
theer al their heroic defense of their
v omen and Children from the attacks
of the Indiana, You win sit en
tranced when you see 500 "cov
ed wagons'" fording a swollen
river with hundreds of oxen and
.orses swimming vigorously lor the
'istant. shore. All these scenes en
thrall the spectator, for It unfolds
lat part of our nalonal life with
which few of this generation are fa
lliar except thru the printed page.
"The Covered Wagon" was produced
on a tremendous scale and thous
ands of people , horses, oxen, mules
and buffalo were concerned in its
making. Aside from its magnitude
as shown upon the screen there Is a
symphony orchestrt of 20, and a
musical score which charms the ear,
adding to, ai d enhancing the pic
torial beauty of the offering.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION,
Department of the Interior, U. S.
Land Office at The Dalles, Oregon,
September 27, 1923.
NOTICE is hereby given that Sol
omon C. Cummins, of Ilermiston,
Oregon, who, on June 22, 1920, made
Homestead entry, No. 019749, for
SE'i, Section 211, Township 3 N.,
Range 2C e., Willamette Meridian,
has Bled notice of Intention to make
final three year proof, to establish
claim lo the land above described,
before C (i. Blayden, United "'"tea
Coi ISSloner, at Boardman, Oregon,
on the 13th day of November, 1923.
Claimant names as witnesses:
Henry J. Tafol, Oliver C.rnhn"i
Dee, John Puller, Sherman Nelson,
all of Echo, Oregon.
J. W. DONNELLY,
A. H. SWITZER
ATTORNEY AT LAW
ti d failed
ind we must
The senior class has
ring? and cans Th" r
"een receiv id and the
pected to arrive lat. r
rings ure ex-
Poetry by the -i"ke Edit
Woodman, wreck that tree;
Spare not a single bough.
Its switches once thrashed DM
I'm going to get even now.
Art II and Zoe
ing their names
objected to hav
the paper every
EriMKl Torrenee and Tully Marshall us .Mm Bridget- In "The
Co raved Wngm" coating: io the Hindi ItsantM, Pendleton,
n 7 him 8, with a MBtinee Thursday.