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THE BOARDMAN MIRROR
BOARDMAN, MORROW COUNTY, OREGON
FKUKl'ARV , 1925
Boardman Locals and Personals
Boston Memorial to World Flyers
massacred that year, then his mission,
was closed. Pulpit Rock located at !
Water Users Meet Held
Dance February Hth
A meeting of the water users was On Saturday night, Pegruary 14th,
held at the school house last Thursday at Juniper Canyon pavilion, a, benefit
night to hear the report of Secretary dance for the Boardman American Lo-'
Glasgow, representative to the Denver gion will tie given. The local post is
Irrigation Conference held January.", endeavoring to get funds to build a
He gave his report in a clear, ton- club room and public dance room In
else manner and covered the ground 1 Boardman, and they will appreciate a
Bp completely that there were only a big turn-oiit Let us all help the boys
few questions necessary, ye explain now. as they, only a few short years
ed what the water users may expect ago, s" willingly helped us. hy risking
deferment of payments and relief of their lives when they enlisted In tin"
construction charges. Government in World War, thereby protecting our
spectors will be here soon to go over homes and country.
each individual unit and appraise and
classify the land according to the fer j
tility of the soil, location and cost of
putting under cultivation.
Each settler will be notified when
to expect them and will be expected;
to tie at home to show the inspector
ever the place and give Information j "seniont to the town's youngsters
required. The project settlers an
very much encouraged.
Fied lUayden stopped Saturday to
visit his parents while on his way to
his home in .Klamath Falls. Mr. Blay
den was accompanied by Mr. Potter of
Barley Idaho who had a pet Rao
coon which was a source of much ani-
George Blaydeu has completed a
porch on the front of his residence
which is an added improvement.
Baseball Oanee Success
The Boardman baseball team held
their annual dance last Friday night
in the school auditorium. The floor
was in good shape and the Music fur
nished hy the Arlington Orchestra,
couldn't he beat. Everyone had a good
time. The boys were disappointed at
the small crowd present for the dance.
Kay Brown returned home on Sun
day after a few days visit in Walla
Adolph Skoubo's baby is verv sick
J. C. Bnllenger was a Portland visit
or this week.
Mrs. Arthur (ioodwin and baby
left on Tuesday for Pendleton where
they will visit relatives and Mrs.
Goodwin will have some dental work
the mission, stands twelve feet high
and sermons were preached from It ScalP Nil Hawks 31 to 25 To Claim
to the Indians. This rock overlooks the
grounds where the Lewis and Clark
party first planted the flag in 1805.
A stockade was built here of the
mission fence rails, by Col. Gilliam's
men and it was called Ft. Lee for
Major Let' of that volunteer company
of men sent to protect this mission by
the Provisional Government in Doceiu-
er 1847, just after the Whitman mas
acre November 29, IMi. A military
t'ha.'.ipionsliip Farm Bureau
Meets Eair Issue Up
A double header game of busket ball
was played here Friday evening, Jan
uary 30. The Umatilla boys defeated
Irrigon second team by a score of 11
to 7 in the first game. The Irrigon
Regulars defeated the Pendleton Night
Hawks in the second game by a score
of 31 to 36. Some of the best substi
pOSl was placed here in (848 when the tUte WWe held for thl' bl '
John F. l'aramlno, well-knowji
sculptor of Boston, Mass., Is shown
with his finished memorial model,
which has been proposed by the Bos
ton Chamber of Commerce to he
erected at Boston airport, where the
world fivers landed.
Historical Spots Along Old Oregon
Trail From Seaside to Idaho Line
(By .Mrs. Helen Myers Warren) I Boston, one of our early explorer
State Chairman Historic Spots D. A. K. j (Mentioned above) who piloted .la
'Mounted Rifles" were sent to Oregon.
Forts were built, one of them is now
used by the Historical Society of Was
A Catholic Mission was htiilt on the
present site of "Wasco County Poor
arm" in 1848. The first court house
built west of the Kinky Mountains,
was located on the present site of the
CJtJ hall at The Dalles. Quintette
Chapter n. a. k. placed a tablet in
the lobby of the new City hull, In hon
or of this event. Ezra Meeker pieced
la marker on the old Trail here. Three
miles west of The Dalles on the Old
Trail, a trail meandered south, to the
south base of Ml. Rood. Here was the
beginning of the Barlow toll road -tound
'he south base id' Mt. Ittfd to
Oregon City. The Dalles was the mco-
CS of the early pii ois, where barges
and rafts "ire built of the pine-; end
oak trees thai grew on the hills, to
carry them down the great river of
Hie west to Willamette.
The wonderful waterfall and rapids
ot the Columbia River and famous
fishing ground of the redmeu. whore
the remaul of this race gather to
fish off the rocks by spearing the sal
men as they endeavor to mount the
rapids. This was once a thriving vll-
game and had it been played in re
verse order, u better showing woul 1
probably have been made by the see
ond team against l'matilla. The hoys
have made use of the old school build
Ing this winter and practiced regular
ly. Mr. Williams, manager of the rcg
ulars. says be will clain the champion
ship of Morrow and Gilliam counties
unless they play and defeat them dur
ing the month of February. He is try
Ing to arange games with Arlintoa,
lone, Lexington, ami Heppner. The
fact that the Pendleton Night Hawks
defeated the Purple Giants of Stan
field hy a SCOre of 80 to .'tl Tuesday
evening speaks well for the Irrigon
hoys ami gives them courage to tackle
A continued meeting of the Farm
Bureau Monday evening returned
most of the members of the previous
Monday night. Straw vote was taken
to obtain the wishes of the people as
to moving the old school house closer
to the new building which can la- done
at this time cheap, due to the fact that
house builders are In the district.
The result of the vote taken was
lo II In favor of the move. It will
now he up lo the school board to do :i
they wish, providing ait suitable ai
on Lee to Oregon. His ship the .Mary Hme of the fiercest tribe of Indians mi - ,
, , 1 "" ii'insi i" iumu, '(, fanners warehouse question
Darce brought the mission Height in , to&ax can lie seen a few of these , ... ,i. 13.
agreed it was time we had some place
He drove"1 """ "' "" ' "" "- ""' fishing season. At this place .. ,V(, ,.,,, ,,,, ln ,,.
"u nver to just ueiow winti noun. s ,,, ,,r the emml grants took boats fr
Named for Caotain Bonneville, one
'of n,. vi,,M,u ,,f 1M1 n tr ,i-,..,!lbe Indian trail from The Dalles cross-
la wagon through South Pass as far
1884 ll Was from this point that people in their uncivilized stale, dtir-
loads, A committee of five was ap
Mrs. Ashford of Kelso is visiting in
Boardman with her parents Mr. and
Mrs. Chas. Hango.
Greenfield Grange received a car of
coal this week which was distributed
to members. Chas. Nlzer handled the
coal for the grange.
George Carter and three oldest sons
of Bend, were guests on Friday of the
H. H. Weston's and Mrs. M. L. Morgan.
Mrs. W. A. Price has returned to
Boardman from a weeks visit with
relatives at Walla W'alla.
Chas. Dillon was in The Dalles on
Sunday and spent the day witli his
wife at the hospital. He reports Mrs
Dillon convalescing rapidly.
Scarlet, fever has broken out on the
project this last week. At present the
Mefford, Ayres and DeWecsc families
are quarantined. A number of others
are sick with fonsilitis and influenza.
School wns closed on Wednesday for
an Indefinite period and all public
meetings have been postponed until af
ter more is known of the seriousness
of the situation.
MaJ. Gen. William Weigel, who has
assumed command of the United
States forces in the Philippines.
CHILD LABOR LAW
an! en over the Blue Mountains by
way of the Grande Konde and Cmatll
ia. The state Fish Hatchery is here.
The Gateway of. the tribes of In
1 (iians in early days. This was the
"Gate of Sighs" of the Pioneers as the
i' irtage bad to he made around the
Falls, or chute them In canoes. Mr,
Polk a relative of President Polk, died i
and was hurled 12 miles above here in
the fall of 1N47. He was on his way to
The Dalles Mission with troops, after
the Whitman massacre on Nov. 29th.
Prairie, and reexoased t
side of the Columbil
nook of Joe .Meek I.
rev 1 1 i
as Wind River in Wyoming in 1832. , ' " "" 1 ' " tneir uestinations in me wiiuimeiic P,,i,lte, hv the chairman lo Inwstlgii'"
i the uregon Valley, in 1898 a portage road was th ffiWMM ways of financing and
(See Victor's )mjj, from The Dalles to Cefllo for nstnietlng and report when ready
traffic to the mines (n Irtilhiif The' Ml. K ,v..,leHekKoi, was name I
McSAoloOS Island. government bUffi a enaml and locks ,,s elialrinan -d this committee with
n old Indian burying ground and . ,,.,.,11 expense which was finished ,. oj ,.,.,, v..-.,i.,u n T atallu
alcan ,n niiT. A railroad bridge now spans ,,M, y flnaman aKHlHting.
the river here. The North Morrow Counts Fair
ItepreseUtatire The Old Trail crossed the DeSCbUteS nnHnn mis AatmH mnA autkn nr
at Oregon! first state legislature sea fiver at its moutb. a sand bar roads ... .,... i ,,i,,i ,.om
shallow water and better fording nU(, f fjVl, (,, NHeit signatures as
rhe water ahove chutes over treach- ,, wh they may depend OptS to as
Iroua rocks. Mrs. Smith la her diary sisl In putting on this fair, an I U'
if the train of IM7. says. "Indiana people bind themselves lo assure IK
tomb of Viet'oi
war veteran and re
Wasco County's onlv
Si on held in Salem in ls.'s.
Made famous 'this year hy the Mt.
Hood loop road, which will connect
Washington, D. C.The child labor
amendment to the federal constitution
apparently has been defeated, for the
present at least.
The legislatures of 13 states have
taken unfavorable action
amendment which would give the feu- "l ""l"J mmun- lUv tr.M blSSer) who with his wife .n old loll bridge built In the sixties
eral government power to forbid em- ""ion was a woouen tramwav Susanna I Harlow, and others came u washed nwav last rear. The Hri Weaver of linllard (He, HUM
ployment of anyone under It years out ' " ' " ' witn tiie first wagon nam d. cross shearer bridge built up the Deschutes ,.(., t(, , ,lgon Fridav, returning Mr
oiuinDifl tuver Highway with p.mts hwe ns tli(.k M ,1S an(j tM,is aeMi) ,,, g0 nhead and make furtbor
on the Barlow toil road, at Rhododen ns, ghirt to ferry the women n arrangements with the Boardman i '
, , ll,,M "'n. a marsei mis m en putceo OU , ,(ISS". . spring located here would ,,,. rimli-iiiiui GlnutOW did not lii.iue
N. S. Hamilton took a claim near ,i, i,i ..,,, . ... m i i. i,.r i. , , ;..!.,. ., .
IUAH Mil I'l' 111 om.io.iiii MIllilJI coillllll I I ce HI Ml'1 ineeiillK oil., ri"
a iiiiu a ,,, ii... ,,,..1 , i , I . , , ., ,,,
the lower Cacadcs, in I860.
..f tl...u, Iklnlmuru iw Hie lll.lt. I.I..... .... .,.-lu.,.t
iT.no l.,,ll 1 1 ........ "1 ...... ' M".'
on the - - "- " j Honeeri Society to Bamuel K. Barlow. lon , Mrs Crandell of The Dallaa ti e near future.
uiiiroaii wesr oi me UocKy Mount (Th(, tra blaEer) who with his wit,
l.i I lake thl ; up in
in factory, store or on the farm.
111 the Cascade Mountain to the Wil
It is reputed that if this balmy
spring weat'ier continues the Irriga
tion water will he tunled into the main
canal on Ms.rch 1.
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Jones of Hep
) ner visited last w. ek with his cousbi
Airs Eugene Cuiniains.
Mr. and Mrs. John Jenkins left on
S inday for a motor trip to Portland
Qffi in I86S by P. F. Bradford
To be enacted the amendment had tue ""sningion siue oi tne river. A etts Valley in 184
to be ratified by three-fourths of the aione over excess Oil ioi BgrlOW was a real daughter and a tab wended 0Ter ,,e hills to Wii
48 states. Thus 13 negative votes ,I,MPS "f soldiers, and J. S. Buckles let tj) ,,,. Bemorj wjn . puioed with
meant defeat. Advocates of the a road, with soldiers help on the QnjbanJi
amendment will not consider them
river In the early days has been wash- Cbauncey Grim who has been down
(Continued Next Week)
selves defeated as. according to all
Oregon side in
1886, which was tliei
t tregon. The steam
. t ...,, .m,i,on engine used can be seen at the hislotj
are pending until ratified, the prohi
bition amendment being the only one
ever passed with a time limit for ratification.
massacre took place
The home of the Wasco and Wi-li
ram Indians, and was their favorite
fishing ground. The dried salmon
would be minced and packed in bales
there March 211, IN.". A dozen whites and WSI their stoek in trade. The
were union umi several were wounu- vtnseopnii carnival was neitl huh yeiir jjjp., K,.nerallv ln self dcfensi
ed. Nine Indians were hanged at so named for the Wiiscopim mission,
.Mill Creek on Washington side, after I meaning A ba in
trial. Isee paper In scrap bookl. Larg-j spring of water is located here and
Mr and Mrs Dan Rancler an ' child
n n were called to Pendleton on Tues
day on aecOUtit of ebe death of Mrs
Kanciers nephew, baby Thurman, ai
ed ten months, fxon pneumonia.
Pete Slarin and John Mr In trie,
are so-journing in Portland this week.
Bill (Mil is herding for Mike Marshall
during the absence of Mr. Mclutrie.
Miss Edr a Broyles has lieen absent
from the store this week became of
f. severe cold. Mrs. Lowell 8pa?le is
lerking In her siaCSX,
Wheat Hard white, $2.18; soft
white, 1.97; northern spring, $2 00;
hard winter. $1.95; western white.
$1.92; western red, $1.93.
Hay Alfalfa, $19.5020 ton; valley
timothy. $1920; eastern Oregon
Butterfat 45c delivered Portland
Eggs Ranch, 3133Vc.
Cheese Prices f. o. b. Tillamook:
Triplets, 31c; leat, 32c per lb.
Cattle Prime steers, $7.25g7.75
Hog Medium to choice, $9.75
Sheep Lambs, medium to choice.
er and better forts were built. (See
diagram of battle and forts).
The fabled Bridge of the Gods.
made famous by F. H. Belch is sup
p -ed to have been located here.
is the present site of the High School.
The mission was established March 2d,
1K( by Daniel Lee ami H. W. Per
kins, under Jason Lee, There were HO
acres under Cultivation, It was sold to
the 'American Board of Missions m
Susanna Lee ,,, Bway, At Miller the old wagon trail there for a-weeks visit.
(lay Weaver returned Tuesday, and
Hugh Grim took bis vacation, going
to the rslley with Mr. Weaver.
Mr. Tom CtwUerton arrived Tuesday
having recently returned fi i Hon
f lulu where the boat he is employed
on, recently made a trip.
Mrs. N. Seaman ami daughter, Fre-
dia, went to Pendleton Monday, re
The women's club, or ladles of Uma
tilla, gave a big di e in the Irrigon
Hall Saturday evening. Kfa larger
crowd has ever before gathered at a
dance In Irrigon, the ball Isdng jam
Died full The Iguee was given for
the benefit of some scholarship fund.
Gorillas Not Man Eaten
(hirlllaH, ferocious though they seem
to be, are not carnivorous. If they
kill a human being or an anltiiHl they
do not eat the flesh of their victim
WHEAT SEED LOAN LAW
Named for Nathaniel J. Wyeth of , 1847, under Dr. Whitman win
Annual Cross-Word Puzzle
Wheat Soft white, northern spring.
$2.00; western white. $1.9; hard win
ter. $L9S; western red. $1.95; Big
Bend bluestem. $2 20.
Hay Alfalfa. $23; D. C, $28; tim
othy. $26; D C, $2S; mixed bay. $24
Eggs Ranch, 3tf(38c.
Cattle Choice steers. $7.50( 8.00.
Hogs Prime light. 11.7511.90.
Cheese Washington cream brick.
Weldon and Carl Ayres are living) 19c; Washington triplets. 19i0c;
in town while the Ayres ranch Is nn-j Washington loucg America, Ji.
der quarantine for searlet fever.
A Woman's Trick.
Chas. Rands, father of Royal Rands A woman ncver reallzes tnat ghe ha,
who has been In poor health since done something wonderful after step
Tbanktriving. Ipft for Portmnd this, plng backward off a street car and
week for medi cal attention. ' escaping witti her Ufa
-rrT rir- l:T'
WILL BE READY soon
Relief Prccnised b Legliiatufe la
Degin Operating During the
I, BstnUDa of The Dalles has been
appointed by the state Board of Con
trol as one of the two administrators
of the Heed Loan Law passed the first
of the week by the Legislature.
According to word received here on
Friday from Senator It J. CarSUSf to
Ait Wbeelhoose, president of The Ar
lington National Rank applications
will likely lie ready lo he accepted
the first of the week.
The Man to Be Envied.
I pity no o-an beiHiise lie has to
work, If he u nn'i Ida salt he w'll
work. I fnvj thi .vn;n who has wc.k
worth doing I fed r)MH !t well. Tloo
lore ltooHev elt.
ICI. ( LEAN VOI K SEED WHEAT
ADMSES COUNTY AGENT
ElgM Mile ,ad Hies
II V Moras, County Agent of Mor
row County kindly tarnished us with
the following note of warning which
applies equally to an onnna noun-.
(From the Arlington Bulletin) counties.
Wi.,,1 was received In Arlington on Spring send Isdng sldppoi! In to
Friday that Mrs. S M. Uurnett who Morrow County contains more r less
was taken to the I, Hal at The Dad 'e, seed. Mativ of these weeds are
les on Wednesday, died on the operat new ones to this county ami all seed
ing table Friday. Mis. Burnett was should be carefully re. 'leaned before
well known here and throughout this planting. Son f these seeds, such as
e. tloi, of the (.-OttntJ having lived at Fan weed, prevalent In I'nb.n Canty.
Bight Mil- sonm tine Ml "rso t"n "y ',("' w"
Morrow county at present, so that nil
slied and Orain Hum "ire should he ObSSrved In imt getting
machinery Shed on tke lean Wlthv these weedB started In your fields.
,. Ik. rain i Sbuttler Fist burned All wheat seed should he treated for
Wodnomlav evening destroying 900 smut, preferably with the copper car
IBCks .f seed grain -".red In the shed bOMIS treatment ss this treatment
lb., first of the week Some of the will ijwe a letter chance for Mil
seed had hen treated and no d.-riii Stand of spring, wheal Mel will con
it., cause of the fire bus Urn learned trol smut as well as any other treat.
l,er,. incut If properly applied. ,