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THE BOARDMAN MIRROR
BOARDMAN, MORROW COUNTY, OREGON
FRIDAY JANUARY 30, 19:5
Finance! lew Seed
(From tin Arlington Bulletin i
.M. L. Jones of Arlington and Jin
L. Burns of Condon represented (
iiara county in the delegation
wheat growers who met in Porth
Tuesday and presented the neees.
of the proposed seed loan act to
The Joint Ways and Means no
in:ttee on Wednesday evening repi
Pd favorably on a bill providing for
pppropiatlon of ijii.n'oo.ooo for the p
( ;iase t f seed grain. The money wo
be loaned under direction of the si
board of control, to be secured In
row County stated that out of a to
tal planting of 12S,Q00 acres he esti
mated 75.00U acres should he reseeded.
The funds however were lacking and
the seed hard to. get.
Stevens Answers Questions
During the meeting Director Stev
i:s, regarded as one of America's
authorities on wheat, a student and
practical producer, gave a lot of point
ed advise and answered many ques
rions. A few high lights from his re
V' UnjUSt deiidt
first thing, wheth
Dr. Jordan Receives Peace Award
r yourself, the
u are' going to
patchy field should be "re-seeded
op down the weeds in light :pots
ganeally doesn't pay to re-seed a
stan 1 of winter grain.
w can you tell if it is dead
'is either ! ad or alive t
38 and lit:
ti, wit I
ued fib n
and stated tl
ready to mee
measure if pa
roads were working oi
schedule for hauling. toe
many of tiie warehouses
mg to handle 'the graii
cj.-c lor the ft riaers.
Mr. .Tones says flint Gil
bill should be to see thi
acreage in all of the ti
would he no less lo the
lack of planting.
Most of the available
returned home Thursda;
at the legislature aeemei
; the situation in nr.
that the Governor hat
willingness to sign th
ised. also that the rnli
ue scarce sno you may
ce what you can get.' 1
for spring seeding the fol
order. Federation. Hard
15;! r(. Blue Stem, Marquis,
probably justified in re-'
urkoy wheat up tb ulout
of February. After thai
treatment on spring wheal
Historical Spots Along Old Oregon
Trail From Seaside to Idaho Line
(By Mrs. Helen Myers Warren) j scrap book.)
State Chairman Historic Spots D. A K. At Crown Point we passed the beau
The past year has been a wonderful tiful Vista House, so lovingly dedicat
one and well may be called our Pion- ed to our pioneers by Multnomah
eers year. "As the different pioneer County, and Just below us stood Roost -celebrations
have taken place all over or Rock, an old land mark.
Twenty-five thousand dollars, as substantial evidence of belief that edu
ction is the most promising means of abolishing war. was presented at the
University of Southern California to Dr. David Starr Jordan, winner of llw
peace plan award, in the picture he is seen, at the left, with Raphael Her
nan, donor of Hie prize; William Olbbs MeAdoo, and Dr. A. (I. Thomas, presl
lent of the World Federation of Educational Associations.
the state. I could not but liken it to
the Creation, when God saw the work
of his hands, after six days of labor,
blessed it said it was good and rest
ed on the seventh day." So we today,
after eighty and more years say the
work of our pioneers, was good ami
set aside markers, and monuments lo
the brave men and women, who have
wrought gnal things Into our "Ore
The "End of the Lewis and Clark
Trail'' of the Winter of 1805-6 where
they built a salt cairn, like their
friend Daniel Boone, whom they vis-
Boardman Locals and Personals
iled on their way to tin
River, This is I be earlie
of eivlilsaton in the west.
Then on to Benson Park which was
donated to the City of Portland by
Simon Benson. In this park is locat
ed Waukeena Falls, where the Rotary
i lub of Portland erected a drinking
fountain, also Mutnomah Kails which
will he preserved in its virgin beauty.
A marker ami drinking fountain has
been placed by Multnomah Chapter l.
A. li. at these falls, lo tjue pioneers.
(Continued Nexl Week)
Big MM ting of Farmers, (range Mem
bers and Commercial Club
The earlier you plant the thicker
lu should sow and the later you
hint the deeper you should drill.
Don't forget your summer fallow,
here will be a lot of extra spring
Oris and -It won't pay to let the
reds start in the summer fallow.
Every fanner, in this district should
lise enough spring grain and hold it
year tor re- leedlng. it
Mr. and Mis. Dugan of Whitcomb, tl. .1. Deweesc lias sold bis house
Washington, were visitors at the H. and lot to W. H. Gilbreth, and is mov
II. Weston home on Sunday. ling into the Al Mnconiber house where
I C. Bellinger moved his hay bal-tbW wl" live until school is out Mr.
i i and , r. w :o lone this ween, where j Gilbreth will move his family lo town
be iias several tons of nay to baie j Sunday.
Max Deweesc has traded his iwi- J. C.
( h can
see I hi
stated Mr. Jones, is in I lie
farmers who should meet
tion in .tb." same attitude as
the railroads and the warehouses ni
offer their wheat nt ns low a price -ns
tbey can. There should be no pvoftt
eeriug in seed wheat at this time a-i I
least of all by farmers who nre fortu
Uate enough to have a surplus on lo ml
mighty good insurance.
ley will yield as many poum
the acre us-Turkey ''Red. Plant i
Ballenger moved his baler to
Willow Creek this week, where lie lias
about five hundred ton to bale.
Mrs. Blanche Wat kins and sun
Dale of Irrigon were Visitors al the
BrOyles and Weston homes the fore
Ktrdmsn and Irrigon Comminutes to
Co-operate on Program Would
Use Slate Money
0, C. Clark, an "old timer" in 'he
wTicr.r YnTsfl.g lii "nttlirnn''('oaiIfy
tis the f ulov.-lnc, ii"eomit :
. The Winter of I'.IO.Vf! was open w?fh
no ' winter weather until after tb"
- firmer Ijnd well started the spr'um
work and then about March firM : ,.
fid're crop was wiped out over nlgbT
by a severe cold snap.
The full sewn grain bad grojyn near
ly nil winter using np n great deal of
, the moisture, however the farmers im
mediately sow"i to spring Wheat, Kb
ruins came until late in May and in
.lune but with cool winds and moist
air a crop was produced that was
In 1007 f
r ge crop
ip to the ai
spring freeze may have
g in disguise
ger o f t
neen a i
1 the fall planting
it ting tin
Ivrignn and ftreetoftelrt Granges ars
costing for a North Morrow county
fair to be held early this fall at eith
r irrigon or lloardinan. Owing to
the success of the Fair held three
veins ago. and to the fact that the
Fair Commission of Oregon, donates
1600 a year to this county forsu Fair;
it was deemed a North Morrow county
lair would be a good advertising med
ium f u- this locality. If this donation
from the state is not used, it reverts
back to the slate and as no Fair has
I ecu held in this county, BoflrdmAn
and Irrigon districts would be entitled
lo the full amount. The lleppner Ro
deo is not considered by the State
commission as a Fair, and is not
entitled to a share of the donation. .
A joint meeting of the two com
munities will be held in the near fu
ture to make further plans and elect
'a managing board. ,
The support of the entire commun
ity is asked for the program and the
" hole community is asked to be in at
tendance at the meeting, and in the
meantime do your share of boosting.
room cottage and lot in Boardman t
W. H. Gilbreth, Mr. Gilbreth will
move into town this week.
Mrs. ('has. Dillon Went to The Bal
l's last Friday and Saturday under
went a major abdominal operation, part of the week
She was accompanied by Mr. Dillon
who returned on Sunday. At last re
parts Mrs. Dillon was gaining stead
ily. Art Wheelhouse, president of the Ar
llngton National bank, wns on the pro
jt i i Inst week buying wool from the
sheepmen nt 41 cents.
Bill Lutreal of Crass Valley was a Mrs. Dan Itancier
guest at the home of John
the fore part of the week.
Herman Montgomery, of
tbey viewed the Pacific
it Nov. nib. Bacajewea, the
is the first pioneer neither lo
The Columbia River
list entered by ('apt. Hubert Cray
1792, on his good ship Columbia
which this river was named. Here
the early sbips were
list of ships I First
ie bar was S. C. Uccv
Albert Mefford returned on Sunday
from a two woks" auto -trip to Sacra
uiento. Arthur accompanied him as
far as Portland.
Mrs. George Mefford and children
were up from Portland this week on
Visit at the W. II. Mefford home.
and sail Kennel li
Jenkins nr' visiting relatives ami frfertdS at
i Pendleton this week.
Willow Dan linnet
II. . IS1, b.v
wiiii the Assistance of
Creek, former owner of the T. E. Broy- Claud Myers, has been cleaning the
Its hOBM in the West End, is stopping irrigation canals this week in prepara
at the John Jenkins home. Mr. Mont- tion for Spring,
gomery ha purchased the Tom Brady v. Lnhimondicr of Patterson bas
place, better known as Coyote Springs lt.nm, fton T. E. Broyles 80 acres
Mr. and Mrs. Nick Filler returned
this WQOk from an extended visit with
relatives in Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. John Jenkins ami
Mrs. U. B. Willis was pleasantly
surprised by the arrival of her bus
bank from Tillamook Tuesday morn
ing. Me expects to remain for about
2 weeks. According to his report this
is the rainy season on that coast.
Miss Seals took Miss Swiff and Mi I
Willis to Irrigon on last Friday to at
tend tlie basket ball game.
C. C. Boon, from the Soldiers home
The testing of dairy cows, for In- u( 1)ls,.mrKi ,,, ,, ovet f(,r f,.w
lereub.sis wa.'to have taken place in ( m
ihlH district Inst week, by EMVcrnim'ut r . , ... . . - . .
iltilii wi.uui wut'it lit" iifi'i UWU i iu
ti e farm - wenl en a' t !, i . Inspectors, bur was poslpone.1 H. illK wilh ,,,,,..,., Ml, Lw,
used jus; as little money as later in the spring or fall as several, ... .., ., J. ,..a
tney couia ami tneir assistance save.! aesis were mane iininnii irrigon aim
day holiday and all official banking
was sucpem'ed. if the farmers at
that time had stampeded the berths
there wculd have resulted one of the
great diasters in the history of this
Cows in iood Condition
comprising the old Frank Cramer
place. This place has been farmed
for several years by W. II. Gilbreth,
who vacated this week. The new own
er will take posses -ion the Inter part
of February. The deal was made
thru H. H. Weston, who is a licensed
week because Of ill-1 real estate broker.
Mrs. George Mefford of
visited a short time with
here, arriving Tuesday ami
Leslie Packard is Installing a
radio at the service station. It
five tube set and Mr. Packard
soon be geting "things out of the
Mrs. Bansler and son Kenneth
i'i Pendleton Monday for a few
visit with relatives.
Mr. Shell much
i.eo jtoot and family
Mrs. Leslie Packard were
The Dales on Monday.
Miss Sophia Mefford was
from school thi
Mis. Ingnrd Skoubo and two child
ten are now in New York, from when
they expect to sail Friday, for Mrs
Skoubo's old home in Denmark.
business trip to
Only one tubereuler animal found. The
l ien decided that there were few in
fected cows in this ara and n test
"was not necessary until the later date
the rural banks and many of the city
This spring conditions nre different
than in 1006 In t't no moisture has
bran used by the .winter crops. The
hitiro winter moisture is Intbe soil
and the land Is In excellent condition
for the required spring planting.
If the large banks of the State
come to the- assistance of the farmer
rs lie mm" to the banks aid InlflOT,
there would be no reason why we
should not nave the proper amount oi n (,v,.r the project. When he first
teed the coming season, and in any
event there Is no need to ! dlaeour-
Road Sirpervisor Resigns
John Jenkins, who lias been Bond
supervisor of this district for the past
five years, tendered his resignation lo
the County Court this week.
During tils administration Mr. Jen
kins has greatly Improved the roads
section, once owning a wheat ranch
south of Boardman and Is also an old
friend of the KHtg family.
Mis. Diiigman is having a new
front porch built on Mt house. W. A.
Goodwin and Son are doing the work.
'.'iiesls at the Garrett S Sunday.
.Mr. and Mrs. Nick I'aler. returned
home Saturday, after several weeks
visit In Portland and other cities.
The Old Time dance given by the
M. W. of A. Saturday night was very
well attended and all enjoyed a good
Mrs. J. F. DeWeeSS of Arlington is
sending a few days with her son M.
The Nature Faker
iced as every indication point to a
good crop and a profitable price in
spite of the severe damage to the fal
Notwithstanding the short notice,
first given .Saturday morning in The
Bulletin. Rpproximately 7.1 grain grow-
took ofice the roads here were in tneir
good graded roads with gravel sur
face. Several concrete bridges have
replaced the old wooden ones, which
makes not only a Istter appearance,
''it smoother rldimr
Clarence Berger has l-en appointed'
ns his successor in the office.
ers of Gillian:
call f&t a me
section in the
K. W. Sin
ity responded to the
here on Monday af-
ftnz nearlv" every
Ident of tin- Ar-
oninier-inl Club,". called the
to order with Ooree Hunt
ington Currey Rctins as secretary. Mr.
f'nell MlUcd npon D. E Steven, dlrect
if of flie pTperiment station nt More,
tn act a chairman of the Hmi -i o.
B. C. Morse, county agent of Mor-
- - -
vtanficld Bank Makes Changes
At the annual meeting of the offi
ei's and directors of the Bank of
Stimfield last Frblay. Jan. Ki. the
SfWt of the bank was purchased by
Portland and kttetJ capitalists ami a
new directorate elected as follows: M.
I; I.ing. president Vrank Sloan and
W. T. Reeves, vice presidents: and
Dr. H. W. Ce ami Charles Hoggard
ns the other Ixiard memlxrs. W. A.i
Wolhin was elected cashier.
a number of
river pilot at
cs, in 1847,
Where Lewis and Clark liui
Clatsop in bso.". ami wiuleiVd (her
The first Presbyterian Church In Ore
gon was bull! here, bv the efforts of
w. li. Cray of the Whitman party,
in 1846. John Ball the first school
I teacher In the Oregon country Is bur
ie here. Tie first county court was
held in the home of Thomas Owens by
Judge Strong. (Dr. o'Dalr).
(rounded on April (he 1
Aster party of KicfAc Fin
Caps, Jonathan Thorn, of the ship
Tonquin. A teH was built and sup
plies stored. An overland expedition
of Wilson Price Hunt party of this
Company arrived and sevcVnl trading
Stations were established. Aatoria was
taken by the British b.v threat of a
war ship coming in I x i : : . and restored
by treaty of Obenl in 1817, Tic
fag was Rotated over Ft A,StagiS on
October It. ISIS. I See list of sbipsl.
The first post muster west of lb"
liocky Mountains was John Bhively,
.March 26, 1SI7. The ilrst post office
was in the former minion of Rev, Sta
rs Fisher. The first Custom house
and collector of customs was John O'
Dnir. October D, 1SIH. A large IprttCB
tree stood above Ft. Astoria 57 feet
In girth. This is the burial plaee of
John Day. A fire destroyed Fl. As
toris in ls'l and it was only partial
j rebuilt. The first homes were built
from Jhe 'wreckage of the schooner
May 26 1810, Capt, Winatiip on the
ship Albatross, came up the river and
built an oak log house and planted a
garden, the June freshets washed li
away. This was opposite the Oak
Ihtlni in Washington,
Vapato or Sauvles Island
Near the mouth of the Willamette
liver, was the site of Ft. Williams,
bnlll in 1884 b.v Cpt. Nathaniel
Wveth, Witt also built Fl. Hall in
Idaho. lie could not rope with the
Hudson Bay men in fur trade, after
losing over one half of his men b.v
drowning, and killed by the Indians
lb' salted salmon, tin first of our
ialOH trade and returned home This
was the home of the fabled
Chief. "Multnomah", Wlllametn
of Indian- and Council grounds. An
epidemic of disease took most of this
tribe In a few days. The keel of the
Star of Oregon was mm nere. i nee
historic papers I.
Sand) Boulevard and 57111 li.
Our Hose Carnival Queen sat in
slate ill an ox wagon, while the "End
of he Trail" was dedicated at this
spot. This was tb" homestead of
Lieut. Coi. Beckentoti a Mexican war
veteran ami officer In the "Mounted
Hifles ". the first liiilD in sent
gou in ISM.
Vowr Chairman motored from Port
land to Baker, over the Columbia Blv
er highway and OW Oregon Trail,
passing near the moiiMi of the historic
Sandy Uiver. where tMM of the early
emigrants landed ihelr rafts and the
weary oxen were once more hitched to
the prairie schooner to wend their
i way to Oregon i ny I lei ouirr muih
We traveled along t'e Sandy river
and up thi' bills to DaftMtl the Indians
view point, and relic ground, (See
Fanners throughout this district,
members of tin. Farm Bureau and the
Grange, also members of the irrigon
Commercial clUb, held a mass meet
ing here Wednesday evening which
l isted until after midnight and ad
journed to he taken up again next
Prof. A W. Wheeler of the Irrigon
school spoke upon the question of the
" vs ami girls industrial club work.
!tnd put It up to the people for Ihelr
acceptance or rejection hi this dist
rtet F. C. Frederickscii, Mrs. 0. K.
HasgOW and It. V. Jones were elected
US a committee to arrange with the
State Industrial Club leader lo meet
d his convenience, and perfect an
organization here If possible.
0. E, Glasgow, secretary of this Ir
ligation district, who was a repre
sentative of the Irrigon lloardinan
district to the recent conference of
the Reclamation Service in Denver,
i ndeed his report In detail and ex
lalnw what the water users may ex
el Hoiii the Coverrinlenf In the waV
I extension of payments and relief
"cm errors of construction charges,
i he rule being applicable lo all pro
eels throughout the l ulled Stales.
Discussion of Ilie Eiodonl control was
he main issue Mr. Frederlcksen, the
halrtnan of the district rodani control
presenting the Farm Bureau, W. T.
'Vrighl of the Grange and M. F. Cald
veil who have been assisting In the
eik in this district, estimated that a
living of at least fourteen thousand
dollars bad been effected b.v rodant
control work In this district alone. It
is variously estimated that '10,01)0 or
o.o abbttS were killed in the worn
-tor campaign and manv more thous
and! during the light snow fall in
December, Manv farmers in
Ing areas, would have been
1 to abamb n their ranches
ontrol n it bden effectli
ions were adopted and will ho
he Governor and other agencies of
lie State, urging tb ill I nun I imi of
be State Itodanl ( 'out ml moneya for
die O. A. C. Extension service and the
S. Biological survey cooperative
ndant work. It was shown Unit un
it the Biological survey found cfcl--c
methods for summer poisoning the
"sis were gelling more numerous.
The question of holding a Fair In
North Morrow County, alternately at
Irrigon and Boardman and some plan
f financing construction of a Karui
t'h warehouse at Irrigon will iinnr
up for discussion next Monday.
Will Construct New Pipe Line
Material for construction of a new
wood pipe line In place of the old
"Win barrel flume recently torn down, Is
tribe beginning to arrive Ibis week. First
ars came in on Monday morning to
he followed with six or eight more
n t the rate of one every oilier day.
This plic line will Ih built above
ground ami erected with continuous
joints with heavy steel hands. The
material Is all crOOeoted and tarred
which will make II last a long time.
This will relieve Hie grief son f
the fanners have feared with the obi
flume and will supply more water to
properties north of the tracks.
to lire- ,. K. McCoy is moving the house bo
owns In town, to the river property
where he bas lived HUM purchasing
it from Mr I, enter some three or four
yean ago. lie expects to use part
of It for a garage building to ac
COmBdet! several cars for convenience
of bis msny friends and visitors. The
rest of It will lie utilized for storage
Chniincey lirlm went to the Wlllain
ette Valley Saturday to spend a week
or so with friends and relatives while
the weather conditions are not favor
, able for all outdoor work.