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THE BOARDMAN MIRROR
FRIDAY NOVEMBER , 1924
OREGON NEWS ITEMS
OF SPECIAL INTEREST
Brief Resume of Happenings of
the Week Collected for
Dice & Card Games
For Turkeys & Ducks
Hot Lunch At Noon
Held Under the Auspices of the
Boardman Gun Club
Everybody Welcome -:- Sunday Nov. 16
NOV. 8 tO 15 In Cooperation With NOV. 8 tO 15
National Canned Goods Week
We are offering some exceptional values in Canned
Goods and invite you to come in and look over the
many lines of Seasonable Merchandise that we will
offer Saturday and all next week at tremendous sacri
Kt'K. 48c Sox for
3 pair - $1.00
Other Equal Bargaini
Until Nov. 15
Broken Line of
Values to $4.50 to close out
Only 98c pair
Many Extra Specials
In the Grocery Dept.
Ladies' & Children's
(Some 2 Piece)
36 and 10 Inch
All Silk Taffetta
(K pe de C hine and
N fclues to $2.50
special $1.29 yd.
Big Reduction on
Stows & KllllH''
I'tir H ('liruoMM
All (.rules A
Geo. W. Biggs
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run save iikmii
Assured of Oualit
Salem's city budget, as approved by :
the council, provides $249,500 for next
Leonard Gilkey, a Linn county farm
er, has been elected secretary of the
Albany chamber of commerce.
John Wesley Goodman, 73, native (
of Oregon, was burned to death when l
his residence in Coburg was destroy-
John B. Hedlund, 50, connected with
the Blue Lake Logging company, was j
found (lead in the woods, pinned un- ;
der a heavy timber.
During May, June and July 42 resi
dents died in Jackson county and 75
Iiildren were born, of whom 41 were
hoys and 34 were girls.
All rain records were broken for
Medford and at the southern Oregon
experiment station in Talent by the
heavy rainfall in Jackson county.
Budgets filed by the various school
districts of Tillamook county show
that $79,294.62 will be needed to run '
the schools during the coming year.
The eastern Oregon Older Boys'
conference was held in Baker with 85
delegates present from cities and com
munities of the eastern part of the
The city budget for La Grande has
been adopted by the budget committee,
and now awaits final approval. The
total amount of the budget is $ltt,-
Robert L. Winnifred, for many years
one of the leading residents of Rose-
burg, committed suicide by shooting
himself at the home of E. S. AddisoB,
Dr. J. A. Best has resigned as Uma- ;
tilla county physician because the Red
Cross incurred bills and the county
court paid them without his knowl
edge or sanction.
Both the Osborne and the Gibbs
driers at Amity are operating at full
capacity, drying apples and walnuts
for the Oregon and California Fruit
A half dozen of Lane's largest
bridges, just Inspected by state and
county engineers together, have been
deemed unsafe in a formal report just
made to the county court.
The Haines Telephone company fil
ed with the public service commis
sion application to increase its rates
on party lines from $1.50 to $2 and on
private lines from $2.50 to $3.
Oregon has been asked to send a
demonstration team for the making
of prune bread to the National Boye'
and Girls' club congress in Chicago,
November 28 to December 5.
Jonathan apples, sent from Hood
River to England by Dan Wuille A
Co., have returned growers a not of C
little over $2 a box, according to Wal
ter R. Woolpert, sales manager.
Judge Lawrence T. Harris of Eu
gene has been Invited to be the first
speaker at a series of Americanization
meetings planned by the women's
club at Corrallia November 17.
Lloyd Lyons, 30, was killed Instant
ly at Walton, 30 miles west of Eugene
on the Coos bay line of the Southern
Pacific when a donkey engine in slid
ing down a mountain passed over him.
John L Etherldgo, former head of
forr i Broth era, Incorporated, defunct
Portland b -nd house, was re-indicted
In Portl ' by the federal grand jury
on ohargi . i f using the mails to de
fraud. Coyotes 1 bobcats had several
days' freed : i from persecution this
week, owing to the elections. Fifty
six goveninvi.t hunters received per
mission to return to their residences
October's ex-orts from Portland
represented a value of $7.2:13.106 and
for 10 months of the year the total Is
$38,587,737, whereas for the corre
spending 10 months In 1923 values ag
Three armed robbers entered the
Aurora State bank, held up Miss Mil
dred Benoist. assistant cashier, and
robbed the Institution of approximate
ly $400 in cash, a few money orders
and a number of checks.
A report on the forest fires in the
Sluslaw national forest this year,
made at the office of the forest In
Eugene shows a total of 61. The total
number of acres burned over in the
national forest was 1167.
The steam schooner Acme, loaded
with 100 tons of steel, went ashore
on the beach near Whisky run. four
miles north of Bandon. Her crew was
rescued, but the vessel, valued at $75.
000, was declared a total wreck.
Two feet of snow blocked The
Dalles California highway 50 miles
north of Klamath Falls at the Fort
Klamath hill, for a short time last
week, but heavy automobiles broke
through the drifts and the road was
opened to Bend.
An Increase In gas rates, amounting
to about 60 cents per month for each
customer, is asked by the Southern
Oregon Gas company and will go into
effect in Roseburg November 15 un
less suspended by the commission.
About 400 feet of temporary false
work installed by the Pacific Bridge
company for the construction of tho
Pacific highway bridge over the Wil
lamette river at Harrisburg went out 1
with a loss of $7000 to $10,000, as a
result of a sudden rise in the river.
Alexanders, Inc., the oldest depart
ment store in Pendleton, one of the
landmarks of the city and of the east
ern part of the state as far as mer
chandising history is concerned, will
suspend business, according to a
statement by Carl Cooley, manager.
Byron K. Wheeler of Eugene, who
was arrested as a California bank rob
ber suspect and held in the Lane
county jail for a week, filed suit In
circuit court against Sheriff Taylor
and his bondsmen for $50,000 dam
ages for alleged false imprisonment.
Damages in the amount of $1584
were awarded Ruby Dodsou against
the city of Bebd by a circuit court
jury after hearing tho suit in which
Miss Dodson alleged that she had
been permanently injured in a fall
caused by a faulty sidewalk in Decem
Tunnel work on the Eugene
Klamath Falls line of the Southern
Pacific will be well under way with
in 30 days, according to John G. Mc
Fee of the firm of Henry & McFee,
which has the contract for the build
ing of 17 tunnels in the Cascade moun
tains southeast of Eugene.
The Southern Pacific company has
filed with the public service commis
sion a tariff authorizing reduced rates
on canned fruits and vegetables in
carload lots between Sutherlin, Doug
las county, and Corvallis. The rate
under the new tariff Is 27 Vis cents for
100 pounds as against 36 cents un
der the present schedule.
Members of the state emergency
board held a brief meeting in Salem
and approved deficiency appropria
tions aggregating $13,876.76. Of this
amount $10,395 was to care for claims
resulting from the activities of the
state veterinarian and state livestock
sanitary board in the campaign
against the foot and mouth disease.
The Mountain States Power com
pany, with headquarters in Albany,
has filed with the public service com
mission a tariff providing for a gen
eral reduction in rates. The new tariff,
if authorized by the public service
commission, will affect 11,740 consum
ers and will reduce the annual rev
enues of the company approximately
Thirty miles of The Dalles-California
highway in Wasco county were
ordered surfaced by the state high
way commission at a meeting in Port
land. When surfaced this will com
plete the highway in that county. The
section is from White River to Cow
canyon. The work was awarded to
Joslin & McAllister of Spokane for
$138,400. Twenty bidders competed
for the award.
In an effort to secure commodity
rates for binder twine from Portland
into the distributive territory of the
Portland Cordage company, complaint
has been filed with the interstate com
merce commission by the Portland
Traffic & Transportation association.
It is maintained that the lack of such
rates places Portland at a disadvan
tage as compared with eastern com
petitors in eastern Oregon, Idaho and
In case Governor Pierce approves
an option requested by B. C. Miles, a
Salem capitalist, covering the pur
chase from the state of 45 tons of
flax fiber between July 1 and Decem
ber 31, 1925, and 180 tons of flax
fiber to be delivered during 1926, Mr.
Miles and his associates have propos
ed to erect a modern flax spinning
mill near Salem. It is said that the
plant would cost approximately $175.
000, of which amount more than $75,
000 already has been subscribed.
Four men were drowned near Pow
ers, in the southern district of Coos
county, when a logging train went
down on a bridge on the railroad on
Salmon creek, and another man was
crushed to death under a ten-ton
boulder which fell from cliffs as he
was passing in Camas Valley. All
were the result of the recent severe
storm which swept Coos county. The
dead In the logging accident are:
Charles Lumbert. engineer, of Pow
ers; Floyd Rice, fireman, of Powers;
Archie Boone, conductor; W. C. Wood
Professor El wood Mead, recently ap
pointed commissioner for reclamation
of the interior department, has of
ficially proclaimed the lower Klamath
lake drainage district reclamation pro
ject a failure, and informed Game
Warden Burghduff and W. L. Finley
of the National Association of Audu
bon Societies that dikes would be
opened and the water turned back in
to the lake. Lower Klamath lake was
at one time the principal breeding
ground for migratory birds on th Pa
cific coast and one of the most im
portant bird reservations in the country.
Seven Artesian Wells on Boardman
Project Furnish Stead- Flow
One Man Drills All
With the coming in last week of a
(iC foot artesian well on the Ray
Brown farm, Boardman Project now
has 7 artesian wells. Six of these
hare been drilled within the past year
and are within an area of 5000 acres.
Four of these wells are on a straight
line with one another and the outer
two are four miles south of this line
and one is a quarter of a mile north.
The first tvell of this nature in this
locality was drilled on the faun of
,1 .Tohrson in March 191" and a
good steady 1 .w of watvt ' t ov
talned lit a ieptli of 95 eet. 1' M
ell has I ten flowing for Hv4 years
im v and shows nr. sign of tilling, ' e
v,tr IWi . sulphuric taste.
The Ayres well is only 65 feet, the
shallowest the seven in I em 's II i
heaviest and most steady flow of wat
er and is centrally located between
Almost all of these seven wells
show some sign of either mineral or
oil compositions. Sulphur Is quite
pronounced in the water of the John
son and Broyles wells, while oil ap
pears in the Jenkins well. The wells
all have a continuous, steady and n
heavy flow, altho they are in close
proximnity to each other. They have
all been drilled by the same man, S.
L, Beck, who is now located on the
Since the good luck of these farm
ers In obtaining artesian wells, others
are contemplating to drill soon.
Those having artesian water and
the depths of the seven wells are as
J. R. Johnson, 95 feet.
("has. E. Dillon, 95 feet.
T. E. Broyles, 87 feet.
Walter Knuff, 75 feet.
John Jenkins, 70 feet.
Ray Brown, M feet.
A. P. Ayres, 05 feet.
Protect yourself against the uncer
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