THE BOARDMAN MIRROR VOLUME IV BOARDMAN, MORROW COUNTY. OREGON C FRIDAY NOVEMBER 81. 1924 NUMBER 41 DRUG CONFERENCE OPENS AT GENEVA International Control of Habit Forming Drugs Is Object of Meeting. Judge Jacob H. Strahl Geneva. In the presence of the of ficlal American delegation headed by Representative Stephen 0. Porter of Pennsylvania, the fourth International conference for International control of the traffic in habit forming nar cotic drugs opened Monday in the League of Nations palace. The con ference was presided over by Herluf Zahle, Danish minister to Berlin, and loading Danish delegate to the League of Nations assembly. The object of the conference is to obtain an agreement for limitation of the exportation and importation of narcotics to me '.ical and scientific needs. An American offensive launched at the very start appears to have Im pressed the delegates to the confer ence that the United States is de termined to do everything humanly possible to bring about results from an international gathering which has been convoked to strike another ef fective blow at opium and narcotic drugs. A bitter dispute between delegates of Japan and England at a different conference one for suppression of opium smoking in the Far East near ly disrupted the latter parley Sun day and serious fears were enter tained that Its effects might be noted at the new conference. BOARDMAN GUN CLUB HOLDS SUCCESSFUL SHOOT IMPROVING MARKET ROAD USED FOR BUS AND MAILS East Sunday the Boardman Gun Club, held a very successful Turkey shoot at their trap across the railroad yards from town. Representative from Irrigon, Umatilla, Heppner, Ar; lington and other places nearby were present and enjoyed the diversions and free lunch. Sixty five turkeys were disposed of in the shoot. Seven men with as many teams and equipment started on Monday the work to grade and gravel the County road west of the Weston ranch. This Is a good move on the part of Super- i visor Jenkins as the road was rough! and sandy and had a good deal of use being on both the rural route and the line followed by the school bus. SsJ' of the Red Corn" Big Success STEGK TO CONTEST BROOKHART VICTORY Des Moines, la Ballots thrown out by election juiges in numerous Iowa counties and estimated to number thousands may decide who shall be Iowa's junior senator Smith W. Brookhart or Daniel F. Steck. These ballots, missing from the of ficial tabulations will form the basis of a contest of the recent senatorial election. Steck will institute the contest, he said, to demand definitely the will of the Iowa voters rather than for the purpose of obtaining the senate seat for himself. The total vote as shown by the com plete county canvasses was Brookhart 447,711, Steck 446,961. URGE CALIFORNIA EMBARGO Board man Locals and Personals Mrs. Forest Wolluui and small dough I Pete Farley, one of Morrow Coun ter of Bend arrived Saturday for a . tys' sheepmen was a business visitor visit with her sister Mrs. Bailey. Messrs Messenger & Truman unlaod- H ed a car of lumber the first part Qfftweck on business Judge Jacob EL Strahl of the Amer ican Palestine line, Inc., heads a syn dicate of American Jews who pur chased the S. S. President Arthur from the Emergency Fleet corporation. The ship was bought for the purpose of arranging pilgrimages to the Holy Land. The President Arthur was for merly the enemy ship Frlncess Ma tolka. The purchase price Is said to be Iff'AOOO and added thousands will be spent to give the ship comfortable cabin accommodations throughout. CHAMBER OPPOSES TAX PUBLICITY LAW Washington, D. C. Immediate re peal of the law permitting publica tion of income tax returns and estab lishment of a tax commission to sim plify tax regulations was urged by the Chamber of Commerce of the United States in a statement outlining its position on national economic ques tions presented to President Coolidge. The chamber also asked for exten sion of the budget system, a continua tion of the principles embodied in the railroad labor board, establishment of an immigration commission to recom mend and administer legislation and the development i waterways. Publication of income tax returns, the statement declared, "violates the good faith which the government owes to its citizens to protect them in their private affairs." The Howell-Barkley bill, proposing abolition of the railroad labor board, was assailed as a "long step backward." the week for W. A. Murehie Lumber Company. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Ellis left Tuesday for Taeoma, Washington whew they will visit for some time. M. J. Deweese and family were Ar lington visitors Sunday. Mr. Porter came up from Portland Friday and returned Tuesday. Mr. Porter had the good luck to get his car hack that was stolen some time ago. Frank Cramer and Jay Cox were home over Sunday. 0. G. Blayden made a trip to Stan field Tuesday after receiving a tele phono call from the sheriff there, tell ing him he thot he had Mrs. Blayden's Ford wheel that was stolen last sum mer, but it wus a wheel off some other Ford and Mr. Blnyden was somewhat disappointed. The Government will no, take further action on bids advertised for the last of last month for carrying the mall from post office to depot. Mis. J. O. Russell is on the sick list this week. Mr. and Mrs. Blayden and Mr. and Mrs. Gorham drove to Hermlston Mon day evening to see "The Covered Wag on." C. H. Latourell was in Boardman Sunday and Monday looking about his interests and Ineidently hunting geese. Jn Boardman and vicinity Saturday. T. E. Hendricks is In Portland this The Misses Edna and Ethel Broyles pave moved, into the Chas. Goodwin souse In town, so that they may de voir more of their time to the interesl fit the Cash Mercantile company. Mrs. Stevens, who was housekeeper for Kobert Mitchell last spring, has returned and again taken up her du- 'lles on the Mitchell farm. Pete Slavln one of the large sheep men of the county, arrived Sunday to spend the winter here. Eugene Cummins was stricken Mon thly with a severe case of appendicitis and hurriedly taken to the hospital fit Pendleton. Early Tuesday morning he was operated upon and at last re ports was steadily Improving. Mr. Porter of the Porter and Conloy ranch, left Tuesday for an indefinite stop In Portland. Delbert Carpenter arrived Sunday with an uncle from Kansas to take up the interests of the late L. H. Cnrp"nt it. They drove thru In a car in six days. Tom Brndy has traded his Coyote Springs ranch, for several hundred a i res between Rock Creek and John Day river. Alex Wilson returned the fore part of the week, from Portland where he enjoyed the Livestock show. Mrs. Glen Carpenter Is quite HI at Just before Christmas the annual new crops of negligees make their ap- On Friday night, November the 14, "the Boardman high school and grnm .ncr grade girls presented an operetta i"The Feast of the Bed Corn". This was an Indian portrayal built around tire legendary good fortune of finding i the red ear of corn. In preparation for the great feast, 1 the old witch calls upon the Four 'Winds to appear and grant the wish I I he one who proves to be so lucky us to find t lie red ear of corn. Soiue- lliing Is amiss because the Four Winds do not respond, so all know there is - ie cue of them who has done wrong. Knmedtately, the blame is laid upon liipee Light, the mlselievious one. Af ler the canoe ride, when little Fudge--, drowned. It was found that lmpee pearance In the shops. They are of -Eight had, In reality, brought the many kinds, ranging all the way from three safely ashore. Because of Ibis me uuie DreiiKInst jucKer, preuy, uriei gYMl ((MM, ,,,,.,. WHS ,,,, f(. tl(, and frivolous, to rather gorgeous af fairs of satin or velvet In long negli gees. With them appear boudoir and breakfast caps these are belongings that make an enticing appeal as Christmas gifts. Four Winds to answer I heir plea. The isVoud appeal was made and for fhne was with the Indians, the )ueen being the lucky one to find the red tmX of corn, This gave her the op- A light and silky cotton corduroy, fortunlty lo wish that she might see In many rich and cheerful colors, has proven Itself to be about the best medium for negligees that are at once practical and handsome. They are 'tit on graceful lines, and the easiest things to slip on In the morning. One of them. In henna-colored corduroy,,j Opening Chorus, Dead Leves Among snown nere. sometimes a lining to match, of mercerized and silky-looking cotton materlnl, la used, but as often they are unllned. lie vision ef her King and know be was alive, her wish was granted, and all gave praise lo the red ear of corn. The program was as follows; overture, Instrumental E. W. Peck wus a Boardman caller n Portland hospital, where she re- Sunday. Mr. Peck owns part Interest in the Boaniman Oarage. M. A. Cleveland was In town Mon day on business. ntly underweut a serious operation. The planting of JtafnY"and orha mental trees along the upper Columbia Highway was started this week, by F. W. Swayze, banker of Hermlston t mea working under direction of S. H. Although tli' Eng-' llsh are supposed to fbe th' tea .drinkers of th' world, yet ii cnln't be denied thel t's had a hull lot to do with our na lonal life. Remember thV Bosiou a party an' Teupoi Dome. TREE PLANTING STARTED BRIEF GENERAL NEWS Asks Protection Against Idaho, Ore gon and Washington Spuds. Sacramento, Cal. Urgent requests that the state adopt quarantine regu lations against shipments into Cali fornia of potatoes from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and other states where the Colorado potato beetle is report ed to exist, were made to the state department of agriculture at a con ference attended by potato growers of the Sacramento and San Joaquin river delta districts. State and federal officials have taken the request under advisement and will make a complete investiga tion of the situation, it was announc ed by Agricultural Director George H. Hecks. Roy Bank Robber Sentenced. icoma, Wash. George l hompson ired a plea of guilty to the rob ot the bank at Roy, Wash., ember 3, and was sentenced to a of 10 to 25 years In the state pejtUentiary at Walla Walla. Thomp SOh fras captured at Enumclaw, Wash.. UfM days after the robbery and $1217 t (Je bank loot was found on his efon. jt Suit to Save Big Battleship is Lost. I Washington, D. C. The application Of William R. Shearer of New York, (or an injunction restraining Seen tary Wilbur from using the uncom pleted battleship Washington as a target was dismissed in District of Columbia supreme court. The foreign policy of the Mussolini government was sustained in the chamber of deputies by a vote of 315 to G. The Zeppolln ZR-3 will be brought to Boiling field, near Washington, to be christened the "Los Angeles" by Mrs. Coolidge. President Coolidge issued a proclam ation designating the period from November 17 to November 23 as American Education week. Eleven aged residents of the Benov olent Protective Order of Elks' Na tional Home at Bedford, Va., died from the effects of poisoned cider. The United States has a 1671,740, 000 favorable balance of trade In the 10 months ending November 1, the department of commerce announced. John W. Davis, recent democratic nominee for president, has announc ed he has resumed the practice of law in New York City with his former associates. President Coolidge has no intention at this time of calling an extra ses sion of the new congress after March 4, a spokesman for the president de clared at the White House. Secretary Work has authorized the sale at public auction on December 16 of 10 blocks of land in the townsite of Heyburn, Idaho, located within the Minidoka reclamation project. was renewing acquaintances on the project Thursday. The well driller, S. L. Beck has moved his outfit to the Frank Otto la no and will begin drilling this week. F. H. Edwards of Ridgefield Wash Inton Is on the project this week, look ing after his alfalfa hay. A. Kelly is having a full sized con crete basement put In under his house. W. H. Mefford is doing the work. TURKEY SHOOT TOMORROW Saturday November 22, a Turkey Shoot is scheduled al the Robert Wil son place. The hills as printed by the publishers of The Mirror, advertise corn fed gobblers fat and juicy. Aid Enjoys Social Hours The members of the Boardmiiu La dies Aid. met fin Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. F. F. Klitz. After a social lime a tasty luncheon was served and Immediately following Mrs Klitz was presented with an Indian blanket, Which was the gift of several of her friends of the community. The coming bazaar was the main topic of conversation during the afternoon. It was with regret that the time ap proached for adjournment. Boardman. The trees are lieing plain ed at The Dalles and as far east as possible along the road before the cold weather set in. O. M. Morgnn arrived Wednesday from Portland for a short visit with his twin brother, M. L. Morgan. Hector WieklandeA was taken to Heppner on Tuesday for medical at tentlon for a very severe infected throat. Will Hold Bazaar The Ladies Aid will give their an una I bazaar on Friday Dccemlior nth, in the church. A program will be given in the evening and a general good , I mo enjoyed. Everyone is Invited. Col Dal poor r Mr. days Wearing Apparel. A man may take an early fling; And yet, as a campaigner, fall. Although hla hat la In the ring;. His ahoea may never hit the trait Where Silence Wsa Beat. Well-Meaning Stranger Pertiaps I con help you there are one or two things I can tell you about your make of car. Motorist Well, keep them to your self, there are ladles present. London Bystander. Turkey for Everybody Jap pual Nationality Code Abolished. Tpkio. An imperial ordinance was published directing enforcement, be ginning December 1, of a law abolish ing dual nationality of Japanese born in the United States. Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile and Peru. Union, Or., Man Slain in Home. Union, Or. William Wiglesworth, 60, respected pioneer of this vicinity, was shot and killed in his home here Sunday night by an unidentified per son. A coroner's Jury failed to fix blame for the killing. Newton Gam ble, an aged neighbor, was under ar rest but popular opinion does not sup port the officers' theory that he was involved. Intelligence of Pig Doubtless the ugliness of pigs and the ngly noises they make have earned them their bid name, but actually their Intelligence stands on a level with that of a horse. Graves in France Will be Marked. Washington, D. C. The battle monuments commission, headed by General Pershing, has decided inform ally that the graves of American war dead in France will be marked for all time with white stone crosses In patterns similar to the wooden mark ers that have stood over the graves since the war. ALONG THE HIOHWAI Work of Beautifying Road Willi Trees Begun Planting East From The Dalies Itoardmun Supervisor Sam Boardman, of Boardman, fath er of the tree planting movement In Raatern Oregon, bus sinned planting Ailanthiis trees between The Dalles mid Pendleton. Ti e v rl began the first of the week jusi east of Seuferts' cannery, according to The Dalles Chronicle, and as many as possible win be planted before the weather slops operations. Barren rocky land along the lumbia River highway easl of The es for a considerable distance Is for the growth of trees and undc Doarduian's supervision several were spent digging holes for the plantings- The trees wees cultivated in a private misery dining Hie growing sea son. This tree according to Webster, is "a Binnll genus of sIuiar.'iliaccMis tree if East India and China, having i dd pinnate leaves.'' etc, ami which It is believed will he adaptable to the ell unite ef this pnrt of the country it wus chosen for iis apparent ability to absorb moisture from the air, as it teems to thrive better than any other tree in barren districts, such us these through Which a section of the Col umbia Highway pusses, iii appearance the Ailanthiis is similar to a nut In, The AliantbUS gives color to Its bark us well as leaves and In (he fall of the year the leaves turn a deep green and red Mr. Boardman through the schools and other organisations of Eastern Oregon, has enconcaged tree plant ing and bus fostered much tree plant itig this year In bis own coram Ulty, In Sherman County and near Arlington. Aldrh b Broyles Legion to Seek Funde for Orphans. Indianapolis, Ind. A nation wide campaign to raise an endowment fund of $5,000,00(k to care for orphaned rhil lren of world war veterans and help less disabled ez aei1 tries men is abott to be launched by the ASBeriotM Legion, It was nnnoum ( here at na 'lonal headquarters of that organisation. The Corn, Chorus Somebody's Been up to Something, old Squaw and ('horns. She's a tegular Indian, Chorus Burn Her at the Stake, Chorus. Star of the Farthest North, Queen iWhal did lmpee Light Do? Fud gee, Pudgee and Wudgoo. I've Inherited a most Peculiar Peeling lmpee Light (Jhosl Dance, (Ghosts of Dead Trees) Instrumental Sleep Seng, Queen and Chorus Act Two Tale of Three Little Bears, ImiH'e Light and ('bonis. snog Bong, Queen and Chorus. Entrance or Old Sipuiw, Instrumental !''lig of Sorrow, Old Hipuiu Ounce of blaming Arrows, Instru mental Bong of Sorrow Ononis Funeral March Instrumental Vas there ever Anybody Chorus Somebody's Hern up to Something, Pudgee, Pudgee, Wudgee ,v 'horns 'trcantaUon hi Hkjuaw & chorus Finale 0 Little Bed Ear, Prin cipals and Chorus Cast of Characters Queen Alice Chief Brma 'id Bqnaa Mildred Duncan InilM'e Light Marie Mcselig'T I'Udgee Jessie Klages Pudgee Iris Gllbreth Wudgee Margaret Smith Ghost Dance, violet Gllbretb, Wanda Gllbreth, Gladys Wilson, Lillian Brice, ' n:i Rhelnhart, liable Brown, Kath arine Brown Arrow Dance. Barbara HiXSOUi Helen Chaffee, Rachel Johnson Thelma Beck Thyrs Beck and Mildred Messenger. Sopranos Lillian Brice, Gladys Wilson, Helen Boardman, Thelma Peek. Bdna Ithelnbardt, Nellie and Mildred Mess nger, and Mil hie Brown. Altos, Violet ami Wanda (illbrelh, Ba rbel Johnson, Helen Chaffee, Thyra end Mildred Beck, Blather and Blanche 1 'iiiis and Sophia Mefford. Tile solo parts were especially pleas ing to the audience, and showed thill much time and thought had been ex- ' nded upon their character por rsyiiS, The old witches' part, lakeli 1 y Mildred Duncan was pniis.-d by vcryotio, while I tnM-i Li, -Id Matie Messenger, tin- iiiiscbevioiis one, ad- Vd life mid fun to every scene. The Queen, played by Alice Ahlrlch, snn three beautiful solos and her voice mid lovely costume were delightful. The tWO dunces, one the dance of the Ghosts of Dead Trees, and the oilier, the flaming Arrow Dance, IVpre moat beautiful and colorful Interpre tations. The girls worked hard to iiinke their operetta a success ami n was one. We appreciate Mrs. Bus sels untiring work with the girls and we extend to her mid Miss Ahlrlch our praise and thanks for their will Ing work mid help. Since the net pro- reeds from the entertainment was to pay llic football deficit, we were es poclalty gbul lo have such a good nl-tendeiice. Why Wood Fire CrachUa In wood thre :irc great many small holes er -cll. Home of these have a little moisture In them. When the wood gets hot this molaturc turns to steam and bursts the cells. TMi make a noise like a small explosion and s great many such n Ises togethei make the crackle of the Hre. Originated Popular Phratm The phrase "Swinging around the circle" was first applied by Andrew Johnson to his trip to Chtcsgo In 186fl to lay the corner atone of the monu ment to Stephen A. Douglas. He went weat and mode political speeches In all the large cities.