(Us f f THE BOARDMAN MIRROR VOLUME IV tOARDMAN, MORROW COUNTY, OREGON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 14, 1924 NUMBER 40 COMMISSION NAMED FOR FARM INQUIRY Wood Is Football Star 1 Data For Use in Legislative Program Is Desired By President. I Washington, D. C Presidont Cool ldge announced appointment of tiu following as members of the special commission to confer on a program of agricultural legislation for submis sion to congress : Robert B. Carey, Tareyhurst, Wyo., former governor, chairman; O. E. Bradfute, president of the American Farm Bureau federation, Caicago; Charles S. Barrett, chairman National Board of Farm Organizations, Union City, Ga.; Louis J. Taber, master Na tional Grange, Columbus, Ohio; Ralph P. Merritt, president Sun-Maid Raisin Growers, Fresno, Cal.; R. W. Thatcher, director New York experiment .sta tion, Geneva, N. Y.; W. C. Coffey, dean of the college of agriculture, Uni versity of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minn.; Fred H. Bixby, American National Livestock association. Long Beach, Cal. This commission will begin in the near future its study of agricultural problems and is expected to have a report ready for the short session of congress, according to word at the White House Friday. The president will use the report as a basis of study of recommendations he is expeoted to make. General Goethafe Has a New Job i The photograph .shows William 11 ' Wood, fullback of the West Point ' Military academy football team anil one of the best kickers and open-field runners in the East. Wood is a vei erun of two seasons' play. VETERANS SLOW TO APPLY FOR BONUS Washington, D. C Of the 4,500,000 world war veterans entitled to adjust ed compensation, only 1,450,000 have applied for the federal bonus, accord ing to an announcement by Major-General Robert C. Davis, adjutant-general of the army. More than 1,000,000 cer tificates have been sent to applicants. Applications have dropped from' 58 000 a day during July to only 9,000 daily in October. The war department therefore, has atarted a new drive to speed up the work of gathering applications and at the same time Major-General Davis Issues a request that all veterans who do not intend to apply for the onus either now or eventually, communi cate that fact to the department in order that the cost of administration may be reduced. BANKS' RESOURCES HIGHEST SINCE 1920 Controller of Currency Reports Increase of Three-qtiar ers of Ui'lion Since June 30. I HUGO ECKENER 1 Gen. George W. Goethals, builder Of the Panama canal (light), inspootiin the site of the Pacurma dnms near Los Angeles which he lias been engaged to build for a fee of ,$10,000. Three dams are to be built there us a part ol a flood control program. Boardman Locals and Personals SENATOR LODGE IS DEAD Represented his State in United States 8enate Continuously for 31 Years. Cambridge, Mass. Senator Henry Cabot Lodge died at the Charles Gats hospital Sunday night. He suffered a stroke on Wednesday, November 5 Mr. Lodge was born at Boston, May 12, 1850 The illness that led to death was similar to that of President Wilson, the original complaint being similar, and the stroke that brought on the ond much the same. Senator Lodge had four years atil to serve in the United States senate where he had represented his state continuously for 31 years. His plac will be filled by appointment, Gov ernor Cox having authority under i legislative act passed two years age to name a successor until the nex general election. This will not take place until 1926. Washington, U. C. With total re sources On October 10 of ?23,323,061, 000, the national banks of the country ' on that date reached the highest point in resources since November 15, 1920,1 it was announced by Controller oi , Currency Dawes. The banks includ ed in the total numbered 8074. The results of the bank call of October 10 showed an increase of three-quarters of a billion dollars in the banks' total resources since the call of June 30, and an increase of $1,610,185,000 since the call of Sep tember 15, 1923. The figures, in the opinion of the controller, reflect in ' a measure the prosperity of the coun try as well as the natural growth of its wealth, since there has been no slackening of the increase in resources! at any time in the last year. Between the dates of the last two calls, loans and discounts by the na tional banks were increased by J231, 420,000 and the amount October 10, j $12,210,148,000, was greater by 17t,- 092,000. Deposits of the national institutions were reported October 10 at $19,108, 798,000, or a gain of $760,961,000 over the amount entrusted to the banks on June 30. It was $2,068,268,000 larger than the amount of deposits at the time of the September call a year ago. Dr. Frank D. Vizetelly Mrs. Homer Cason has been quite ill fur the past ten days. Mrs. W. A. Price and son Billie re turned on Saturday from Hot Lake, where Mrs. Price has been taking treat inents for seeial weeks. Mr. and Mis. Hmuk sr.. anil Mr. und Mrs. Kay Houck of Springfield, visited several days this week with Mrs. Itny Houck's aunt, Mrs. James Iimis. Mrs. J. C. Corbin enroute flvm Cceur d'Alene Idaho, to Martinus Cal., spent a few days hist week with her nephew Lee Mead. Mrs. J. A. Fleck and daughter Mary of The Dalles were guests last week of Mrs. Fleck's daughter Mrs. Lee Mead. Mrs. Joyce.-Willis was i nsa.ntly j surprised last Friday erasing by tbte arrival of he.r cousin ltill Kenny of Ti 'himook. Mr. Keeny bail been goose v.urdlug nt ArliiiKi A And c4W up I visit. Mrs. Willis returned to Tliiti mook with him and bad an enjoy able week end at bis home returning to Boardman on Sunday night. DiVHugo Eckener, the German Zep pelin expert, who was In charge of the ZR-3 in its flight across the Atlantic. FOCH PAYS TRIBUTE TO FOUR LEGION MEN Centralia, Wash. Marshal Ferdin and Foch, allied commander in the world war, paid tribute in a cablegram received here to four American Legion men who were slain here by Indus trial Workers of the World during an Armistice day parade five years ago. The message to the local Ameri can Legion post gave an international aspect to the unveiling of a memorial in Contralia Tuesday in honor of War ron Grimm, Dale Hubbard, Arthur Mc Elfresh and Ben Cassagranda, the four slain in the parade. "I again salute you, my comrades of the American Legion, who have kept, during times of peace, tho grand principles which you fought for and maintained in the world war, and may the memory of our four comrades who fell for the honor of their country remain sacred to us all," said Marshal Foch's cable from Paris. On November 30, 1921, Marshal Foch visited Centralia and placed wreaths on the graves of the four slain legionnaires. FIRE DESTROYS HOUSE ON FARM On Sunday morning, the home of Jess Lower was destroyed by fire. The house including furniture and all Mr. Lower's personal belongings were a complete loss. The cause ol' the fire is presumed to have started from a defective flue. Mr. Lower had been away from home for a coupl of hours and had put out his fires be fore leaving. Mr. Lowers was workln;; out in the fields and saw a couple of 1 clowds of smoke coming from the chiiueny. He ran toward the house I but was too late to save anything for when lie opened the front door he found the inside of the house biasing. He tinned his efforts then, toward a sun k of liny which lie had close by. .Mr. Lower has moved into the house j across the road. There was no insn-nnce. PROHIBITION OFFICERS MAKE ARRESTS Al l I It RAID Goose Hunters are . Jniledr Clothing Thieves Caught Other Items From Arlington (From Arlington Bulletin) A slip and fall beneath the trucks of u moving freight train which he was attempting to board in the local yards cost 10. U. Kunolpson his left leg lie low the knee, last Friday afternoon. The young man had been workiug ut the new water system plant and hail drawn his wages that day preparatory lo going on west. Tlie leg was s, badly crushed thai after first add was glVMI by Dr. Donnelly nnd Kenneth Smith, the boy was rushed to The Dalles hospital where the memlier was amputated. Two deep gashes 5 or (( inches in length were ulso inflicted in bis scalp in the fall from the train. Late reports from the hospital arc that his condition is satisfactory and Hint his father has been located In Nebraska anil is on his way to the - his bedside. Fred Malone of Biekleton and T. E. Hendricks ond Ople Waggoner were guests of H. H. Weston at a wild goose dinner on Sunday. Ople Waggoner and Arthur Allen attended the dnnce at Blalock on lust Saturday night. The local grange received a carload Of coal this week which was distribut ed among its members. BOARDMAN SECOND ACCORDING TO LEAGUE AT PRESENT Mrs. A. B. Strait lias accepted a position as housekeeper for the Winter at the T. E. Hendricks farm. Board Can Summon Labor Leaders Chicago. The federal court sus tained the right of the United States railroad labor board to compel of ficials of the Brotherhood of Loco motive Firemen and Enginemen to appear before it when summoned. The deoision will enable the board to force representatives of employes on West ern roads to testify in their wage and working conditions controversy. Em ploye representatives recently bolted a hearing claiming the board had no jurisdiction. ' Mrs. H. H. Weston is in Portland this week having dental and Optica! Work done. M. L. Morgan and John Brice were "goose hunting" nt Arlington on Fri day and they came back with the limit Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brlce and son Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mulkey of Van couver Washington, were the guests at the John Price home the fore part of the week. Owing to correction lines being oiu mitted in the high school story of the standing of the teams iii the upper Ooi umbia League, Uonrdmun is given a percentage of 850 when It should have a percentage of 867 fi r seven games played to date. Condon should also be credited with having played 0 games instead of (1. This review gives Boardman second filaee in the league iicordiug to the present rating on games played. The Boardman team has worked hard for thelf laurels and the school and town are justly prowd of the record. Armistice Day (uiel Armistice day was very quiet at Boardman, All the stores end busi ness houses were closed nt noon in observance of the day. New Palni The O-W depot looks like week with its fresh coat Which WES put on hist week. new lids f paint MB Radio Spark Spans the Sea. New ifork. A radio wave, flashed across the ocean from England, set off s powder flashlight, clicked a camera and made a photograph in the Grand Central Palace at a radio exposition. Major-General J. G. Har bord, president of the Radio Corpora tion of America; Helen Keller and Harold Bolster, director of the exposi tion were photographed by the unseen radio photographer, who was station ed in Carnarvon, Wales. Dig Turkey Shoot Sunday Nov. 16 Con you hnd "dumdora," "cake eat er" and "gate crasher" in the diction ary? Not yet but you may very soon, according to this man. He la Frank D. Vizetelly, LL. D., Litt. D., the managing editor of "The New Standard Dictionary of the English Language." The foregoing words, along with hundreds of others from the nascent vocabulury of the "flap per," the "sharpie," and the "cakie," are now on the "waiting list" in the lexicographer's oflice. A certain per centage of newly coined language ia sure eventually to become part of tht legitimate circulating medium of con versation, to change from -Slanguage" to language. """" Eat, Drink and Be Merry for- BRIEF GENERAL NEWS Sovon government air mail planes were destroyed at Cheyenne, Wyo., when the new hangar at the govern ment air mail field caught fire. Arrangements have been completed by a Swiss company for a seven-day postal service vlu hydroplane between France and Huenos Aires. The form er time was 20 days. Increase in tho retail coats of food for tho month ending October 15 were shown in 19 out of 21 cities for which figures were annouueed by tho federal bureau of labor statistics ot tho do part ment of labor. The Russian embassy in Paris, which for the last seven years has sheltered loaders of the opposition to tho new regime in Russia, now is In the possession of the soviet kovoiii mont and the red flag will he flown from its masthead. H. J. McDiurmld, former postmaster at Itandon, Or., was found guilty ol misuse of $2000 of the llaiiilun pojl office funds by a jury In federal court in Portland after 20 hours' delibera MOB. The verdict carried with It n recommendation for extreme lenity. All Austria was in tho t-rip of a general strike Saturday. Rail traffic and industry are paralyzed and com municatlons are Interrupted, Chan cellor Scippe, who resigned in protest said ho feared all the const ructlve work of tho last two years would b destroyed. Much complimentary common! has hoofi lleiird regarding the pleasing ifiii- -i ii 1 program presented by the Royal Troubadors In Louys hall on last Tuo. i lay evening. 500 Negroes Driven Out by Mob. Harrodshurg, Ky. Armed White workmen drove out approximately GOO negroes from the construction camp of the Dlx river dam, olght miles from U N alter Edward Wlnkly, IS, a bride groom of only a few days, hail been fatally shot by a negro hlrhwuyman Fifty national guardsmen bare arrlv cd at the I)lx river dam construction camp. One detachment remained on guard at the dam and another, uon request of the conHtractors In charge of the dam work, was used as an escort to protect negro workers. The firm baud of the prohibit!- n law squeesftd the Joke out of the 18th amendment violations so fir as a number of Arlington people wen- con cerned, when Ntate and federal sgenti nd the county nnd city officials on Phursday afternoon arrested Hujf'i Sinclair, lt.iv .Morgan and Lester Bee son upon charges of sale anil possess ion id' Intoxicating lienors, a i ii preliminary hearing ai Condon Friday morning, nil three entered pleas of not guilt v and were placed under ,$I(MKI bonds to appear for trial before Justice Darling si Condon nexl Friday, The officers claim that tb V have purchased alcoholic liquors trim the (lcfendcnls and that they secured fur ther evidence of possession from raids made al the time of nnest. In tddltion ll Is reported here thai State prohibition officers arrested Cor) ley Beiberger of Arlington In Bend on Wednesday, for riolatioej of the pro hibition laws. Among the goose hunters winged for game law violation here this sreett, were Ii, . Wilson end L, Van Vaii.n I f Bsppner who were filled for hunt ing wit bin the reserve. Frank F. t'ob lesser ami Marvll Par kins wire each awarded thirty day in the County Jail by Justice Cox f T hunting on the reserve after sundown. Other complaints have been issued but no warrants served up to this time Ibanez Is Planning to Bombard Spsin. Paris. Spain will be bombarded shortly after November 20 by two air pb.nes carrying Vlacente Blasco Ibanez' nnti King Alfonso pampbiets, the Spanish author u unouyced here Ibanez, who recently denounced King Alfonso and the military directorate, said that his ant.l monarchist diatribe was due to appoar on the 20th ol this month. Ho declared that two airplanes already had been chartered for tho purpose of dropping piunph lets over all parts ot Spain. r - dSwSS After looting a supply ear of var! iiih irticies of clothing a trio giving their names as Frank Kane. Joe Kelly and I'I il Davis were overtaken by Deputy sheriff Montague and Marsh all VanWinklc this side of Kin look on Wednesday and returned here where Justice Cox directed a thirty day so journ al Condon Monday eveniiii,' the Arlington ile- gres team ami other Masons wuMbH up n parly of nineteen motored b Heppner where tin Master Mason De ne was administered for the Hep pner lodge. A Bag luncheon and ii irood time was enjoyed after the cere monies, 4i' Frank Baker, contractor. Is Bear ing completion of leveling the new Ar lington Athletic fhdd and the new eroiinilM will he n great lieneflt to the town for years to come. The Council is considering plans of Incorporating the old bull field into the Auto Park jiii time for next yeurs travel.