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About The Boardman mirror. (Boardman, Or.) 1921-1925 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 21, 1924)
THE BOARDMAN MIRROR
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 21, 1924
This Plane Won't Fly to North Pole
WM. M. BUTLER
A Detroit clergyman relate that one
day he wns called upon to marry
couple, ills catechism or the prospec
five bridegroom was satisfactory mid
he turned his iillcntion lo the lady.
"Have you ever been married'"
"Yes, sir I"
"No, sir !"
"Are you divorced?"
"N no, not exactly, but I'm just ns
good ns divorced. My husband left me
anil we never paid the minister for
This airplane, In which Roald
Amundsen, noted explorer, planned to
fly over the North pole, met a sad end
ing when it crushed nenr Seattle. Wes
ley Grey, tbe pilot, was severely Injured.
:;:: Your Convertlon
One of the most distressing
periods for the neighborhood la
the open window season while
the neighbor' daughter Is learn
ing to piny "ragtime." "Bug
time" is short, for "ragged time"
and originally was used as an
jjj adjective. It once was applied
jjj t(j the melodies sung and played J
by die southern negroes.
F r tii" Ctij of Boardman, Oregon, for the Ifear 1925. Passed by the Bud
fjkl Committee and the CItj Council, October 9, 1924.
Vw rranl i Outstanding $400.00
In .'rest OH outstanding wan ants 170.00
Ii ligation water and ditches 1150.00
IS reel improvements 150.00
It . orders Salary 50.00
Ml Mdlune.ms incident lul.s 74.00
I. Margarel Kilts, Kecorder f the 'ity of Boardman, Oregon do hereby
i Ufy that the above Budge! was passed at a special meeting of the City
6 m il ami Budge) Committee on the Dth day of October, W24., and that
tl.ey are car. fully prepared and to the bMt of my knowledge.
.1 Ballenger, Mayor Margaret KUtz, Recorder.
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I Remember Your Friends
Both Far and Near
SpWad Joy With
Order Promptly and
Secure Your Choice
At Reduced Pre-Sea-son
Your orders taken for one,
two r more dozen. Proper
ly imprinted with your
name ; nd special envelopes
William M. Butler, chairman of the
republican national committee, ap
pointed to the seat in the United
States senate made vacant by the
death of Henry Cabot Lodge.
WAR RECORDS ASKED
Washington, D. C The department
has Issued an appeal to wartime of
ficers, field clerks and enlisted men
of the army in France requesting that
they forward to the department any
papers they may have which would
throw light on the participation In the
war of the units to which they were
"No wartime papers should be
thrown away," the department de
clares. "Even an informal note or
a rough sketch may be the key to an
The papers are desirod that the
historical section of the general staff
may complete a series of monographs
covering the participation of the
American forces in the various opera
tions of the world war.
Evidently Not All Turkeys Are Unlucky
Place Your Order Now for December Delivery
The Arlington Bulletin
Special Ripple Finish Stationery Cabinets See Them
$220 COW IS CHAMPION
Washington State Animal Rises to
Fame In Bovine Circles.
Tacoma, Wash. A $220 cow that
has become the champion of her claBS
la the story revealed In dispatches
from Chicago that Canary Snowball
Gottle, a cow In the state herd at
the western Washington state hospital
at Fort Stellacoom, was the leading
Junior 3-yoarold Holsteln producer of
Oovernor Hart, who has been great
ly Interested In building up the var
ious state herds bought Canary Snow
ball Gettlo at a public auction at
Elma, Wash.. In 1922. His success
ful bid was $220.
The champion cow recently gave
birth to her first male calf. The calf,
named King Louis F. Hart, of Stella
coom in honor of Governor Hart, Is
valued at 110,000, but is not for sale
at any price.
Governor Hart's $220 cow could
easily be sold for $3000, if the state
would part with her.
Farm Inquiry Begins In Washington.
Washington, D. C. The Inquiry pro
posed by President Coolklge Into farm
ing conditions got under way here
Monday when the commission he ap
pointed assembled in his office.
When i u m kc it a habit to pass a part of your
earning through the Receiving window of this
hank each pay day you are looking through the
Window of Prosperity. .
Almost without exception the great fortunes of
today had their foundation in small sums saved in
this manner, and there ii no reason in the world
wh . you should not start the same way.
TIih oppei t tint i s i btt'OBte wtaltliy t oca y are more
p I -1 1 1 1 f u ili a ii tvtr 1 1 l k , l i.t ou must make a start by
ARLINGTON NATIONAL BANK
Wheat -- Hard white. $1.65; soft
while. $1.01; northern spring, hard
winter and western white, $1.59;
westeru red, $1.53.
Hay Alfalfa. l!)(flT9.60 ton; valley
timothy, 1190 SO; eastern Oregon
Hut t erf at S5S!c shippers' track.
Bugs Ranch, 45if53c.
Cheese Prices f. o. b. Tillamook:
Triplets, 2Sc; loaf. 30c per lb.
Cattle--Steers, good, $7.608.
Hogs -Medium to good, $8.50 Q9. 76.
Sheep -Spring, medium to choice,
Wheat Hard white. $1.(10; soft
white, $1.03; western white, $1.59:
hard winter. $1.56; western red, $1 53 ;
northern spring. 11.55 1 Dig Bend blue
Hay- Alfalfa, $22; D. C. $27; tlm
othy, $20; 1). C, $28; mixed hay. $23
Hugs Ranch. 4u65c.
Cattle Choice steers. $7.267.76.
Hogs Prime liKht. $9 50 u 10
Cheese Washington cream brick
2122c; Washington triplets. 2ic,
Washington Young America, 22c.
Hogs Prime mixed, $9.509.76.
Cattle-Prime steers. $6.75ff7.J.
At Least, This One Ought to Be Happy in Such Companionship.
Since the earliest times and through
out ull the nations of the earth, there
has been and still is observed some
sort of festival In celebration of the
Ingathering of the grains and fruits of
the soil. Moreover, religious services
of some sort have always had a promi
nent part In the festival. As In ancient
times the peoples offered sacrifices
and gave offerings to some special
deity In gratitude for the present and
supplication for the future, so today
the sacrifice of praise and thanksgiv
ing for the blessings of the present
and solemn prayer for their continu
ance In the future :ire offered to Qod
The Old Testament Is tilled with
exhortations calling the Hehrewi to
bring their "first fruits" unto the
house of the Lord, to adorn the tem
ple with houghs and palm brunches,
and continue the feast and rejoicing
for seven days. The ancient Egyptian!
offered sacrifices and gave offerings ol
corn and wine to Neith, the mother of
the sun. The ancient Teutons end
Scandinavians offered sacrifices to
Frey, the god of ruin iind sunshine,
and tbe author and protector of all
fruits of the soli. Although, for the
most part, present-day celebrations are
connected with the final Ingathering
of the crops, the festive observance n
many countries Is still made with the
Hut Thanksgiving, as commemorated
In America, is distinctively an Ameri
can Institution. The day finds its
birth in that first Thanksgiving ob
served by the doughty Pilgrims of
Plymouth colony In the fall of 1631
who were Justly grateful tor the lirsf
harvest In their new home in Maaea
chusetts, and Oovernor Bradford sp
pointed three days of thanksgiving
and feasting, chief llasaaaolt and
other friendly Indians were bidden to
the feast, and brought with them four
The dawn of the first day of Thanks
giving ns broken by the booming of
a great cannon, and later a solemn
procession tiled toward the meeting
house. elder ltren st er carried the
great Bible, and Governor Bradford
followed In the rear. After the serv
ice the party returned to Ihe central
log cabin, where all enjoyed such a
feast as they had not tasted since
leaving their home land the year he
fore. The ceremonies lasted for three
days, and it Is to he doubted If many
similar gatherings since have been
Oiled with inch friendliness and broth,
erllness, us characterized this first day
of thankfulness. Although the first
year in t lie new hind hud I con a hard
one for the colonists, nearly half of
their number dying during the first
terrible winter, yet they felt that they
hud much to be grateful for.
Sponsored by Governor Bradford.
The year 1C-'J was even more
fraught with misfortune, but again
I bey declared and observed their
thanks, and continued to do so year
after year. Later the idea of Oovernor
Bradford a period of "rejoicing to
gether after a more special manner"
was taken up by other colonies, such
ns Boat on, Salem and Virginia. The
state of Connecticut did much to fos
ter and encourage the annual celebra
tion of Thanksgiving day. and by the
first quarter of the following century
the fall festival hud hem well es-
Give u$ this day our toffy bread;
In prayer we all engage;
Bat please to have it well mixed up
With parsley, milk, and sage.
And keep this bread Tro:n wirldly eyes,
Our pride must be held down;
So please to hide it all away
Tn a turkey cooked quite fcrewn.
Chat man lives not by bread alone
Ts still quite true, we u n;
So with our bread include tody
Some cranberries and ice cream.
tablished throughout Ihe New world. '
The dutch settlers ,,f New Amsterdam i
had brought with them memories of
Thanksgiving days In Holland, where.
Indeed, the Pilgrims had also been
initiated into the Hutch manner of ol,
serving such festivals. The annual
Thanksgiving day in Ihe Netherlands
fell early In October, when the people
went to church to thank Qod for their
deliverance from the Spanish; f, the
Dutch early in the Seventeenth cen
tury cost off the yoke of the Spanish
Just as our forefathers tutor threw off
the yoke of Britain, because their
rights were Invaded and they were
taxed without their consent. In the
New Amsterdam (New York), the first
Thanksgiving proclamation on record
wus in 1044, In gratitude for deliv
erance from the Indians.
Thanksgiving In December.
With the coming of Revolutionary
limes, the custom of Thanksgiving
days spread still further. In October,
17.". a proclamation was Issued for
Thanksgiving to be observed Decem
ber 15, signed "By order of the Provin
cial Congress, John Hancolck, Presi
dent." This proclamation is note
worthy, since It was the first to appear
without the royal arms and the words,
"God Save the King." Previous to that
date the proclamations had read some
thing after this fashion (1743) : "In
the seventeenth year of the reign of
our Sovereign Lord George the Sec
ond, by the Grace of God of Great
Britain, France and Ireland, King, De
fender of the Faith, etc., God Save the
The first national proclamation for
ii Thanksgiving was made by the Con
tinental congress, designating Decem
ber 18, 1777. The next year, December
B0 was set apart, although In May a
special day of thanks had been ap
pointed upon receipt of the news that
Krunre had signed a treaty of alliance
with the thirteen states of the Ameri
Alter the signing of peace with
Great Britain, In October, 1783, con
gresi appointed December 11 as a day
of Thanksgiving. In January, 1795,
George Washington Issued a national
proclamation for February 19, In ree
ognltion of our "exemption from for
eign war, the prospect of continued
exemption and the great degree of In
ternal tranquility," and directing the
people to "render thanks to the great
Ituler of nations for the manifold and
signal mercies which distinguished our
lot ns a nation."
Not until April, 1815, did another na
tional Thanksgiving occur, proclaimed
by President Madison upon the con
clusion of the War of 1812. During
the Civil war, President Lincoln ap
pointed a day of Thanksgiving follow
ing fn victory at Gettysburg, and It
ai he who established the custom of
Presidents issuing annual Thanksglv
ing proclamations, appointing the last
Thursday of November. Today the
governors Of many of the states issne
proclamations In conjunction with that
if !b. President, so that Thanksgiving
l the one holiday of the year recelv
Dg official sanction and personal sup
port on the part of Americans of all
political and religious beliefs.
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