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THE BOARDMAN MIRROR
BOARDMAN, MORROW COUNTY, OREGON
FRIDAY JANUARY 16 1925
l.fcuiON AND AUXILIARY
ELECT OFFICERS AT MEET
Elmer A. Mefford Post No. 104 of
American Legion and the Post Auxil
nry held a joint meeting on Saturday
evening at the residence of N. A.
Macomber. After a business session.;
cards were played, and later a delici
ous lunch was served. The following
officers were elected for the post :
Commander, Ralph Davis. Vice com
mander. .". A. Macomber, Adjutant.
W. A. Price, Finance officer, Ople
The Auxiliary elected the following :
President, Mrs. Ralph Davis, Vice
president. Mrs. W. A. Price. Secretary
Mrs. J. 6, Russell, Treasurer Mrs. N.
TO QUIT MARCH 4
Ambassador Kellogg to Become
New Head of State Department.
First Bonus Check Is Given Out
Dame Ellen Terry
MEETING OF DIRECTORS AND
OFFICERS LOAN ASSOCIATION
Tl.e annual meeting of the Federal
Farm Loan Association was held on
last Tuesday afternoon in the school
auditorium, witli H. II. Weston presid
ing. The secretary W. O. King, gave
a report of last year's work and show
ed a credit balance of $.'550 which was
derived from the of 1 expense
charges on all new loans.
The directors decided that on all fn-;
ture loans, tlyy would charge 1; as
provided by law. The following offie
ers were elected for the ensuing year.,
President II. II. Weston. Secretary
and Trasuier, W. o. King, Directors,
Roht. Wilson, ('has. Atterhury. II. II.
Weston of Boardman. and Levi Car
roll and N. A. Seaman of Irrigon.
of Metallic Ribbons
Washington, D. C. Charles B.
Hughes will retire from the cabinet on
March 4 and Frank B. Kellogg, now
ambassador to London, will succeed
him as secretary of state.
Mr. Hughes has placed hie resigna
tion in the hands of President Cool
idge with a reaffirmation of loyalty to
his chief, but with request that after
nearly 20 years of public service he
be permitted to return to private life.
The president, accepting the deci
sion, expressed regret, warmly praised
the retiring secretary's record of ac
complishment since he took charge of
the country's foreign affairs four years
ago, and bespoke for him a "well
merited repose" after the cares of
Ambassador Kellogg, already famil
iar with many of the outstanding prob
lems of foreign policy through his
services at a succession of European
conferences, probably will come to
Washington soon to serve for a few
weeks in the state department before
he takes his new post in March.
Alanson B. Houghton, of New York,
now ambassador to Germany, has been
selected by President Coolidge to suc
ceed Ambassador Kellogg at London.
Houghton has attended many of the
conferences in European capitals made
necessary in the work of rehabilita
tion and has first hand knowledge of
almost every problem in which this
country has an interest. He is 61 years
old and was born in Cambridge, Mass.
(Jen. Frank T. Hines, director of the United States veterans' bureau, hand
ing the first check to be given out under the Insurance feature of the adjusted
compensation act to Mrs. Irene C. Crisp of Chevy Chase, D. C. ' The amount
Recent portrait Of BUM Terry, gen
erally ranked as the greatest living
British actress, upon Whom King
George conferred the title of Dame of
the Grand Cross of the Order of the
British Empire in the New Year's
Boardman Locals and Personals
! t V $k
There are a lot of pretty new fur
lelows made of ribbons with the glint
f gold or silver in them. Hair orna- 1
nents, dress trimmings, corsage flow
;rs, boutonnieres and bags, place as
nuch emphasis on shimmer as on color
they go together.
Narrow silver ribbon is a favored
nedium just now for hair ornaments,
,n bands or braided strands or folds.
Une of these is shown here, finished!
with a little ostrich fancy In orchid1
color. A dres3 trimming is made of
lhaded yellow ribbon with gold edge,
forming a rosette set In yellow os
trich tines. The small bvutonniere 1
af silver ribbon and silver foliage and ,
the bags of wide, metallic brocades :
ihown in many colors and patterna
POWERS AGREE ON
. CLAIMS PAYMENTS
Paris. The British and American
delegations at the conference of the
tilled finance ministers have reached
a final and definite accord relative
to the payment to the United States
of the cost of the army of occupation
and war damage claims.
The United States under the terms
of the agreement will receive about
$25,000,000 yearly on the total of her
claims, amounting to approximately
$600,000,000. Thus reimbursement of
the United States will occupy a period
of 25 years. The sum remaining- due
for the costs of the American oecupa
tion is fixed at between $250,000,000
and $260,000,000, while the amount of
war damage claims, the conference
has agreed, will be based on the find
IngB 6f the mixed claims commission.
This haB been tentatively fixed at
Messrs Albert and Arthur Mefford
left on Tuesday in Albert's roadster,
for an extended trip thru California.
John. Ira and Paul Partlow left
this week for the coast, where they
will seek employment in the timber.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. .Mefford return
ed the fore part of the week from n
two weeks visit in Portland and at
Eugene Cummins, who recently un
derwent an operation for appendicitis
in Pendleton is convalescing rapidly.
He Is now able to walk about his
('lias. Harrington and Mr. Bean of
Juniper Canyon, are working the road
near Carty's place with the grader.
This last week John Jenkins found
an Ingersol watch in his corn crib,
and says the owner may have same
by calling for it.
Smith expects to sell the Maxwell.
John Jenkins was in Portland sev
en! days last week, where he traded
his Chalmers for a 1928 Willy-Knight
Will Gill has bought a new Ford
Another Artesian Well
News of another artesian well is
heralded this week on the project.
Frank Otto being the proud possessor
.if'.-tht- lateS- addition to the nttwrtier.
I list Sunday water was struck on Ins
place at a depth of 7 feet, but not in
a sufficient quantity, so the drill was
sent down again and at trj feel a
heavy, steady flow 'as encountered.
Ti e water is still running wild over
the 40 acres, and Mr. Otto has or
dered a cup for the i i i .
S. II. Boardman has been confined J
to his home for'a few days witli a
SOL0NS MEET AT OLYMPIA
$2 Wheat Realized in Chicago Market j
Chicago, 111-Predictions that tin
Chicago wheat market would reach a;
high as $2 a bushel this season wen
fulfilled Tuesday, but only in a limit
ed technical sense. Two carloads o:
No. 2 red winter grade brought thai
price. The $2 price represented jus'
a premium paid by millers.
Wheat Hard white, $1.92; sof
white and northern spring, $1.83,
hard winter and western white, $1.82
western red, $1.78.
Hay Alfalfa, $19.50 20 ton; vallejl
timothy, $22.6U23.50; easU-n Oregor
Butterfat 49c delivered Portland.
Eggs Ranch, 4446c.
Cheese Prices f. o. b. Tillamook:
Triplets, 28c; loaf, 29c per lb.
Cattle Steors, good, $7.50 UTS. 00.
Kogs Modlum to good, $9.50(311.00
Sheep Lambs, medium to choice
Wheat Soft white, hard winter an(
northern spricg. $1.85; western white
$1.82; western red. $1.80; Big Bent
Hay Alfalfa, $22; D. C, $27; tim
othy, $26; D. C, $28; mixed hay, $24
Eggs Ranch, 4548c.
Cattle Choice steers, 88.50.
Hogs Prime light, Ml 2511.40.
Cheese Washington cream brick
2223c; Washington triplets, 21c ;
Washington Young America, 22c.
Hogs Prime mixed. $10 86 & 11.00
Cattle rrime steers, $7.75 Q 8.25.
Nineteenth Washington State Legis!a
ture Has Crowded Calendar.
Olympia, Wash. With a crowded
calendar the nineteenth session of the
Washington state legisuature cor.ven
ed at noon Monday.
Both houses organized without a
hitch, E. J. Cleary of Whatcom being
unanimously chosen president pre
tern, ol the senate and F. B. Danskin
of Tacoma speaker of the house.
The farewell message of Governor
Hart, retiring executive, was delivered
before the Joint session of the two
houses Tuesday, while the inaugura
tion of Roland H. Hartley into the
gubernatorial office took place at noon
Lieutenant-Governor Coyle called
the senate to order while Charles R.
Maybury, chief clerk of several ses
sions of the house, officiated in the
Last Sunday morning, E. Messenger
had two bones broken In his arm.
when he was kicked by a horse.
Boardman people who attended the
farm Bureau dunce In Irrigon last
BatUrda; night, reported the floor In
perfect condition and the music the
best ever. A large crowd attended
the dance from here.
Miss Helen Aldrlch and Paul Part
low left Sunday morning via the horse
and buggy for Portland, where they
will he married. Miss Aldrlch is a
lister of Mrs. George Partlow and has
been milking her home with her sister
the past few months.
Cars Change Hands
Harlan Fisk Stone, attorney general
W. A. Kniniff ami Robt. Smith President uoonages camnei, wno
have traded cars. Mr. Kaauff Is now has been named a justice of the
lrlving the almost new Dodge and United States supreme court.
Electors Hone Mrs. Cosgrove.
Olympia, Wash. The seven republi
can presidential electors chosen at the
November general election selected
Mrs. Samuel G. Cosgrove of Seattle,
widow of ex-Governor Cosgrove, as
official messengar to bei.r the certi
fied copy of the vote back to Wash
ington, D. C.
No Printers in Oregon Prison.
Salem, Or. Lend a Hand, the news
paper published for twenty years at
the Oregon penitentiary, has had to
suspend publication because no print
ers are incarcerated there.
Sheffield New Ambassador to Mexico.
Washington, D. C The senate con
firmed the nomination of James Rock
well Sheffield as United States am
lor to Mexico.
The test for tubercular cows in the
! dairy stock of this section was com
pleted last week and only one cow was
found effected. The animal was im
mediately slaughtered and buried.
George Huntington Currey editor of
the Boardman Mirror and the Arllng
ton Bulletin accompanied by Wa. Mc
Donald former hotel man of Arlington,
was in Irrigon on business on Monday.
Chas. Mhrkham lias returned from
tils weeks vacation visiting friends
and relatives. He says he spent urns;
of his time around Campbell Siding.
Looks rather suspicious, but it must
be right, for he has made the state
ment for the news Items.
C. E. Glasgow has returned from
Denver where he attended the Reclam
ation meeting. We have not had his
report as to what may be expected
from the service, up to this writing.
Ralph Benefiel went to f'osmopolls,
Washington on Monday to work for
the Union Pacific as assistant car re
pairman. The Farm Uureau dame held on
last Saturday evening, proved to he
one of the biggest success of the 101
son. Over sixty tickets were sold.
SHOALS OPERATION Section Hand Shoots
Washington, D. C. Govcrnmenl
operation of Muscle Shoals was dis
approved by the senate, 48 to 37. The
vote came on the question of substl
luting the Underwood leasing bill for
the Norris government operation plan.
The effect of the vote was to kill the
Norris measure, but the Underwood
bill still Is before the senate and open
lo amendment. Several substitutes
for the Underwood bill have been pro
posi d and republican leaders are hope
ful of getting the subject off the sen
ate calendar temporarily, at least, by
the end of this week.
The senate also rejected the Wads
worth amendment to the Underwood
Muscle Shoals hill which would have
given a commission of experts com
plete power to disposo of the glgan h
project without reference to congress
The vote was 65 to 5.
Girl Then Suicides
MOVE WORLD COURT ENTRY
Substitute for Pepper Plan Offered by
Washington, i). C. A resolution pro
posing entry of this nation into the
world court was introduced in tin
senate by Senator Willis, republican
Ohio. It carries a provision embody
ing the recommendation of President
Coolidge that the United Stales phall
not be bound by any advisory opinions
of I he court .
The resolution Is in the nature ol
a KUhslitute for thai offered by Sen
ator Popper, republican, Pennsylvania
at the last session, and with othei
proposal will come before the sennti
foreign relations committee, when tin
whole world court subject will be con
Besides embodying the recommenda
lion made by President Coolidge lr
his annual message last month, tin
Willis proposal containi the reserva
tions put forward by Secretary Hugbei
and approved by President Harding.
"8 Calibre (inn Kills One Wotiiu! i
Another in Shooting Affray
Jealousy Given as Cause
(From the Arlington Bulletin)
In a fit of jealous rage Toney Leon
etti ,'vl year old section hand, twice
shot Edna Mae Mel ice IS years old.
and then sent a bullet crashing thru
his own heart, at the section house
in the local railroad yards about 3
o'clock on Tuesday afternoon.
Miss MeGee was rushed to the hos
pital at The Dalles where she Is re
ported lo have not been seriously In
jured, altho one of the bullets lodged
dangerously near her heart?
According to the story told by the
.oiing woman, she had known the
wumg man but a short time, he belli;:
i. friend of her sister's husband. Toney
Campanella the Arlington section fore
man. Miss Metier- lived with her sis
ler here, having come from a convent
but a short while ago. infatuated
with the young woman, Leonelti pro
posed marriage and pressed his suit.
Repulsed by the girl he determined lo
Kill both ber and himself. The two
shots were fired at the girl lit clime
range, the second felling her anil she
lay upon the floor stunned as her rc
I Jeered suitor turned the gun upon Mm
elf. instant death resulting.
Ill covering, Miss McCee made her
i way toward the depot where ) ill-
, d for aid.
Agent A. H I thick bur no f the O -V,
j 'ook the Injured girl to the hospital
I ii his car.
The body of I.een 1 1 1 was burled at
! be Arlington Cemetery on Wednes
Oregon Electors Name Messenger.
Salem, Or.- Republican preshlentla
electors of Oregon held a meeting ir
I he state department here and elect i '.
lodge George of Portland to carry thf
result of the vote for Coolidge and
Dawes back to Washington, D. 43,
Skiff Takes Passengers
As the firry boat I are still tied up
in the Ice and mud near the pump
' ouse, the ArllngHui Roosevelt ferry
I operating a skiff acroae the river
I r those WhoSS business compels the
niiklug of the trip. Landings o nlmlh
sides of the river still are covered by
li e frozen Ice and snow deposited as
he ice broke up.
Erookhart's Rival To Contest for Seat
Washington, D. C- -A contest of th
election of Senator Hrookhart, repub
Mean, Iowa, was filed In the senate ot
behalf of Dan K. Steck, his democrats
INCOME TAX IN NUT SHELL
Who? Single persons who had net
income of .l,fHH or more or gross In
COOK! of ..",IKKI or more must file re
turns. WhenV The filing period is from
January I to March LO, 1038,
Where 7 Collected of internal rev
enue for the district in which the pcr
on lives or has Ids principal place of
Mow'.' Instruction on Form 1010
and form UGH: also the law and regu
lations. What? Two per cent normal tax
on f ho first l,ori ,f not income In
exies of the per- "a! exemptions i"'
i i edits, l our pet OS" normal 1'ix on
lie- nrxt $l,Ht. SI . p r cent lortnnl
tax in the b In nee ot i 1 income. Hut
"n in net incoiuc ii. cxtcss of 10,0''U.
Monday of this week. Dave Cottmlie
formerly proprietor of the Condon
Pastime, and well known businessman
of the county seat tovn, Opened a new
business in Arlington to be known us
t'ottmlre's Pastime. Mr. OottBlrS
has secured a lense on the Beardslev
l ulldlng and has installed a fine line
1' stock and fixtures.
At the last meeting of the Icglon.
plans were discussed for the launch
ing of n ciimpalgii to build an Am
erican Legion hall In Arlliigtiou tn
provide a snilahle auditorium for
the city. No details were determined
lilt it is the plan of the legion lo
work out some such a plan this
year If possible.
Policemmn a$ Call Boy
In some parts of Kurope It Is per
fectly permissible to use the police
man on a residential beat ns a chII
boy or alarm clock, the only restric
tion being thst In this personal
! Ire he does not neglect his nfBrtaJ
duties. As a result quite a few po
licemen swnken those who have m ide
a special request to be aroused at a