THE BOARDMAN MIRROR VOLUME V BOARDMAN, MORROW COUNTY, OREGON: FRIDAY, JANUARY 2, 1925 NUMBER 1 Poison Rabbits By Thousands Rabbits Die bv Thousands in Poison ing Campaign Weather Right For Best Results K. W. Morse. County agent ami A. W. Moore, of the U. S. Blologtca I Survey, superintended the pblsontng of rabblti In the West End on lust Saturday ami Sunday. A number of the farmers gathered at the Weston ranch, where the hay was cut with an ensilage cutter and Messrs Moore and Morse prepared the poison. About :i thousand rabbits were killed on the bunch grass between the Westerns and Marshalls. The Delation Druthers and Robt. Wilson reported that they have poisoned several thousand in their neighborhood ami that several hundred were killed on the raw land north of Jenkins and B rices'. A. S Tate and the Atterburys' report the lulling of several thousand more in their neighborhood. The East Enders were also poisoning and report a large harvest of the long eared pests in that section of the Project Some of the range horses have al so taken the poison and died accord ing to reports. Splendid Xmas Program Given The Christmas tree at the Church was nttended by a small crowd on Xmas eve "because of the bitter cold weather. The program was especially good this year, the pantomine direct id by Mrs. J. 0. Russell was worthy of especial mention. It portrayed the mother Mary bending over the cradle ( f the Infant Jesus. The Angels, who sang, the shepards in their skin cos tumes, with their crooks and the Three Wise Men who came bringing their gifts and bowed in worship, vere all most realistic. Mr. Russell sang two selections during the pantonine, ac companied at the piano by Mrs. Russ ell. There were several Christmas songs by the audience, the dialogues and recitations by the smaller f ilks were all well rendered and most en tertaining. Mrs. Horry Warren spoke briefly on the Armenian question and then Santa Clans came with a treat for all. LARGE INCREASE IN NOVEMBER EXPORTS Washington, D. C. A large increase in American exports during November was chiefly due to foreign taking of foodstuffs and raw materials, it was shown by commerce department figures giving a preliminary analysis: of the month's foreign trade. Total exports were $493,597,001 against $401,484,000 during the sami month a year ago. The following ex port and import figureb with compart sons for the corresponding totals fot November, 1923, were Issued: Exports Raw foodstuffs. $58,599. 000 against $14,461,000; foodstuff: ready for consumption, $54,800,001 against $52,295,000; raw materials fot use in manufacturing, $196,385,001 against $160,346,000; manufactured commodities, $124,939,000 against $118, 668,000; partly manufactured food stuffs. $50,872,000 against $48,955,000. Imports Raw foodstuffs, $3,074,000 against $40,134,000; foods ready for consumption, $29,091,000 against $35, 590,000; raw materials for use in manufacturing, $112,843,000 against $97,814,000; manufactured commodi ties, $61,463,000 against $64,110,000; partly manufactured goods, $52,931,000 against $50,325,000. GIANT DIVER IS LAUNCHED New Submarine Can Go With Fleet In Any Weather. Portsmouth, N. II. A seagoing sub marine, the V-2. which with her sister ship the V-l can accompany a battle ship into action and under any eon ditions the fleet can fight, was launch ed at the navy yard here. The V-2 is a sister ship of the V-l launched here last July. Twice as large as any ever previously construct ed in the Cnited States, they are the first of a group of nine submarines authorized by congress in 1916. The V-2 is 341 feet six inches over all, and displaces 2164 tons on the sur face. She is designed to cruise as a member of the fleet at sea in an weather. Four oil engines provide 6500 horsepower. tot Thinking in Peace. Alone on a desert Island a man may think in peace, but he may not live long enough to do him any good. m J Prayer By Rci'. Ulan Pfwltv Wilson (Copyright. 1924, WNU) OR CORD, we beseech thee to grant that Jesus the Chrut may dwell in our hearts through faith to the end that we. being rooted and grounded In love, may be strong to apprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and the height and depth of the lore of Christ. Gome into our hearts and Hoes and dominate our wills as we en ter another Dew Year and grant that we may live all through this year in accordance with tby divine plan for our lives. this we ask in the name and for the sake of our Saolor, 3csus Christ. JJmen. THE NEW YEAR ww.:.; ...;:vwwww:' New Years Customs in Scotland I As In France, so in Scotland, New Years is the chief festival of the! year. The eve of the day and the da. Itself are called "Daft Days," or crnz.v days. And the eve separated fron its "daft" associate is called "Hog mapay." But whut this means, nt one seems to know. The nppllcatlor of the term is in a custom of childrei to enrobe themselves in a sheet am' go the rounds of houses on New Year'.' eve, knocking at the doors and crying "Hogmanay." In response they al ways get an oat cake. miiiimiiimiiiimiM.eiiiiiiimuimiiiiiuiii a Ho, Hum! Twelve Montks Akead 5 ri ..i. . v mi & vv;.:.Wa -a v . . .- A NEW YEAR VICTORY By Katherine Edelman (. 1924, Western Newspaper Union.) Irrigon Items 3 It. NORMAN TRE VOR wore a tender smile as he emerged from the Carter hospital. A dry, blinding snow was falling the morning F. C. Fredericksen, rodant control Chuirman of the Farm Bureau re ports good success in the rabbit poison ing campaign begun a week ago pu Monday. The dead rabbits are to be found everywhere. 100 pounds of the poison was used and more woul I have been put out if the weather hud kept cold. Mr. Morse, the County A gent arrived on Tuesday after having covered several of the other districts in the county, W. T. Wright, commit -h 'email from the Grange and Mr. Frederickseu lined everybody up on and Sunday uud lost no time beginning. was Sam Oldaker was a surprise visit- unteriy com, nut or in Irrigon on Weduosdav. He spent, there was a warm glow around his . the time between trains with former ""i "ble f,,r tne Men Mr. and Mrs. w. R. Walpole. moment to cold and chill. ; .... , ... , , ' I Mr, Oldaker Will be remembered as Within his SOlll iO felt ta ti,,.m . uv. wlwl, ,71 . i,riniiiii,.iit. rcsoilciitu i.l Hernllaton and is with the Northern Pacific with offices at St. I'aul. Stanley Anderson froze one of his little fingers on Monday morning as he was carrying a small sack of salt, about two blocks. It all happpened victory, a victory won over the great est enemy the world knows. For, once more his hand had bellied to avert the sword of the grim reaper his skill and surcness of touch had brought back another soul from the brink. It bud been an emergency cull this time, a call that came just as the bells were s" quickly be did not realize it until tolling the birth of the New Year, with the chances 100 to 1 against win ning the fight, but again science and kill had added another victory to' its long list. Oeorge Hamilton would live; his family In the little cottage In Bower street would have him hack with them before many days and, In stead of mourning and sadness, there would be Joy and happiness in the he found the finger stiff and white. Mrs. C. W. Bcncficl who has In visiting her sister a! Valla Valla f ir some time, returned home on Wednes day morning. .1 l. Goebel bnd the misfortune to loose one of his liest cows last week from bloat. The animal had Just fill ed up on dry alfalfa and the water, little home. "Thank Hod that I was being fresh from the well ami warmed, uble to do it," Doctor Trevor wliis- it drank too much and died within pered to (lie skies as he got into his period of five or seven minutes, an I 1 . t t 1 i.l. unit- cm. u reeins inn an oimni or h(.f,ir ti1(. Boardman Locals and Personals Changes in Oregon School Laws Urgec Portland, Or. The 1925 legislaturt will be called to pass upon eight ques tions involving changes in the present school laws, including the long-dis cussed free textbook proposal, teach ers' retirement fuLd and a request foi new normal school facilities, as th result of resolutions adopted by the 6regon State TeacherB' association al the opening session of the annual con ventlon here. - . THE MARKETS Portland Wheat Hard white, $1.83; soft white, $1.77; northern spring, $178; hard winter and western white, $1.75; western red, tl.ii. Hay Alfalfa, $19.5020 ton; valley timothy, $22.5023.50; eastern Oregon timothy, $21 22. Butterfat 43 44c shippers' track. Eggs Ranch, 4548Vc. Cheese Prices f. o. b. Tillamook: Triplets, 28c; loaf, 29c per lb. Cattle Steers, good, $7.75 8.25. Hogs Medium to good, $S.75f9.75 Sheep Spring, medium to choice, $10.50 14.50. Seattle Wheat Hard white, $1.88; goft white, $1.84; western white, hard winter, $1.78; western red, $1.74; northern spring. $1.80; Big Bend blue stem, $2.09. Hay Alfalfa, $22; D. C, $27; tlm othy, $26; D. C, $28; mixed hay, $24 Eggs Ranch, 4047c. Butterfat 50c. Cattle Choice steers. $7. 357 8.50. Hogs Prime light. $9.609.90. Cheese Washington cream brick, 2223c; Washington triplets. 21c: Mrs. Hopkins lias accepted a posi tion as housekeeper on the Tom E. Hendricks' farm. John Brice had the misfortune to have a young calf freeze to death din ing the recent cold spell. V. H. and Albert Mefford were do ing Christmas shoiqVig in Heppnei' the i'ore part of the week. Oscar Kosar returned from Idaho last week where he has been for some time past. Ellis Oarrett was takeu quite sick Monday night and Deo Root took him to Hermiston where he will be under the care of Dr. Illsly for a few days. Mrs. Caret t is with him there. Mike Marshall, Kathleen Marshall and Tom Brady motored to Fort land last Friday to visit with Cbas. Marsh all who is employed in a garage there. Fred Ma lone of Bickleton, Washing ton, tin old acquaintance of T. E. Hendricks,, is to arrive this week to herd sheep for Mrs. H. c. Harrison. Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Bl-akney and children of Echo spent Christmas witli Mrs. Bleakuoy s mother, Mrs. II II. Weston, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Macomber of Arlington and the I,. V. Root family were Christmas guests of the home folks at the W II. Mefford home. Miss Kathleen Marshall entertained some of her friends at a dame and ; supper at the Marshall boinc OB Xmas night. Zoo Dudley and It Hi lilcakman were among thovc coming boost for ; the holidays. Uort Bleakmana have moved i" the Earl Cramer Place, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Warren had as guests at Christmas dinner, Mr. ami I Mrs. B. Bleukman, Mr. and Mrs. Cbas. McDsniel, Zoe and Everett Hadley. Earl Cramer and his uurle Hank drove up from Portland OB Wednesday The Messengers enjoyed a bounti j f ul Christmas dinner at (lie ETHckinger home. Frank Dohel of tJmstlHa was also ;u guest at the Flickingers Christinas. The C. E. mailed out 7."i Christmas handkerchiefs to the mission at Kryp ton, Ky. All those who so cheerfully and liberally Contributed to this cause are extended thanks by the C, B. J. C. Mallenger and family have re I turned from Wasco where tin y spent I the Christinas. I Wm. Corger and son Jos enjoyed I Christmas dinner al lb" I,ee Mead t home. L. V. Woodurd Is here from The Dalles looking after the machinery al the Messner coal chutes during the COM weather. Walter Coboon ami family ( Psj I co are visiting at the Ray Brown owner could rush aid. Wm Scbull and son made a busi ness trip to Pendleton the first of tile week. Will In in Knight who has been at home during the cold spell, returue I to Ids work with the Welding gang at The Dalles on Wednesday. A. .1. Abernathy went to Band Moo (lay to visit his brother William for ii few days. Miss Snow McCoy has been "ii the sick list and absent from the 1". O. and store f ir a few days this we. '.. Ceoriro Allen litis written IV Pmu argument that people were Just as well , nil)u sllvlnK tllHt tm.v M K,V,J1K y .... " .Mini nn wni or oei- good to have this huppen Just us the i year was born." For this time he knew that he hud won a double victory. For many years be had tried bard to interest the old and wealthy Mrs. Whiteside in the building of a new hospital for Carter, to be operated along new and up lo date lines. It was sorely needed In ' the town and It had been the dream of Doctor Trevor's life since he hud come there. Several times he had thought ! that Mrs. Whiteside was on the point of consenting, but always at the lust she had fallen back on the oft-used The 1925 Model 4A in. ,i A . CjUM, I"m mm 'ufluA . bis tiT before all these new fandangle ideas were known. Then last night had come the call from the Hamilton home. For years the Hamilton family had been count ed by Mrs. Whiteside as her own spe cial protegees, and she bad spoken her mind unite plainly to DoctOV Tre vor Ibis time: "They sav the case is tiimost hopeless- tinit tbsrs is not the equipment In the old hospital to handle such n case and that he can not be moved to the city. Doctor Fos ter said there was a chance and you "ire the only one here that could take It. If you succeed, II menus the new hospital within the year." "Ami as Doctor Trevor drove to bis home th's early New Year morning. Hie big building, with all Its modern equipment for helping humanity, loomed before him already ii dream building that would soon become a reality. home during the holidays Mis. I.ee Mead ami Children will have the middle of Ibis week for a vfMt al The Dalles. The program at the KttOOl on TUS day evening December 23 was very good, allho on aecounl of weather eon ditions the CTOWd was small. The or chestrs and boys of the vestal choir cine the opening numbers, which were most effective and appreciated The efforts of the litle folks were much appreciated and tbey were wall train eil. The intermediate grades gave n detection sailed an Old Time Xmss. which was very good. The Xmas at Sleepy Hollow given by the high School was a hit of the evening. It was full of fun and all the CM raelers wsre good from Percy with the half SOS to the prim maiden teacher. rather rough treatment hut he In In ROpM they will cure bis cancer. Marshall Markbain came home tr0tt) Pendleton for Christmas ami remsfn- "d over until Mondav morning attained at tbs Heriem home at din uer Frida v evening. i t'arty's me feeding a large band 'f sheep at the Krlsleiisen place on Uu East End. Nate Macomber returned on Hon Iny from Pilot Rock where he and familv pen) Christmas, Mrs Macomber will return the later part of the week. Din ing the absence of Mr Macomber Chaa Karnes looked after the school bouse. Some of the water pipes at the school froze ami hurst during the cold spell. Win OorgOr and son plan to leave about the first of the year. A son fli law will come lo take cine of the ranch on the Basl End. A most enjoyable evening was that, pent at the V (. King home on Xmas night when the Mead family, Mr and Mrs. C S Calkins and daugh ter Alice. Mr. Krlstenaen were guests for the evening. The children all en Joyed the tree and the evening passed rapidly ulth games ami a general good lime. Mrs. King served a de licious lunch In the later part of Un even ing. Open Restaurant and liarber Shi p Mr. and Mrs C, W Rover have o DSnSd ' restaurant In the building formerly occupied by the Messengers find announce that they ate ready to handle the business of the Project. Mr. Itoyer has also opened a tonsorlal par lor and has everything fixed Up to handle the trade. Mr and Mrs ( has Qoodwin of Port Imurdmaii I'.uiltryman Finishes Fine land ate here for a weeks visit nf the New Poultry House Goodwill and Warner home Mrs i;.. Kunzle and children spcut i W A. Knanff has Just finished the Xmas with the P. M. Smiths. building of a modern two room pbtst- .1 R Johnson ami family were a- cred cottage for bis poultry. The house mong the guests al the Highway lnn'lH 38X00 feet, has a Concrete fl . for Christinas dinner. i"1"1 shingled roof with running water Oscar Kosar and son Everett were dinner guesls at the Kilt x home on Xmns day, Mrs. Kosar was still in Pondlton vvlLh her little nb-ee. Arthur Olson and wife of Clats kanie arrived Ihmi wi-ck for a visit with thr- bitters pan ids. Mr. and Mrs 0. O. Blavdeii. Jack (iorham aie' fan:!1" were nlo dlme r guests at the Blayden home. Coo. Agee and BoM, Rayburn went to the valley to gpotd Christmas. LSSB Age' tb and other convenleees. Child Dies of Pneumonia It bur was a sad I'liristmaa for tin- Ar I'elerson familv of BermiSttm. Friday proceeding Xmas Mr Peter- ei left for Ids old home Kansas, with.") of Ids children and the laxly of his wife .tlio died on the I lib of pneumonia. Utile Eileen aged 4, was left nt St. Anthony's hospital at Pendleton suffer brother of Ccorgc came from Ing with the dlseaw She iiasm-d away home at OhrS and stayed at the stXMSl M0 a. m Christmas morning. Uii vhiirn home during the cold nap. her aunt Mrs. Oscar Kohht of Board Mr. and Mrs. Lm M ad and children Bian Is-lng at her bedside when deaj(h were gOsSts at Hie Herelm home for csme The little one was a lovahlo Hurler on Sundav evening. 'child ami It seems aad ludis-d tkat hIio J. C Balh-ngei and family were en- "as called by death.