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BOAKDMAN, MOKROIY COUNTY, OREGON Fit i I V V, MARCH 192S
Edited by the Students of the Roartlman High School
I OIKTH YEAR, 11)24-1925
FRIDAY MARCH 20, 1925
I Hear Her Calling
The local town (earn have suppled
themselves with new baseball uni
forms. In as mpch as the high school
Is short of suits for our games, the
town fellows have made us i gift of
their old suits, which, by just a little
work of repairing (hem, will sufilee us
for our shoit season. Thank you,
(vhral Puts On Three Movies
The Boardman Community School
is featuring three new movie shows.
The 'hires are Saturday nights of
March 28, and April 4 and 11, respec
tively. The first performance is a 7
- hr.ir.-diiner" entitled "Battling
B, fenurning the famous base
layrs of days gone by. The nevt
mance wll show "Battling Bun
featuring Wesley Barry in his
long trousers age. The third
and lart show will "shiver your shins"
in giving you "Going Up." just ro
I eased for public use. Watch the an
The Junior-Senior English ClSSI
students hnve just completed n group
if themes entitled "My Ambition."
Each student was directed to read
rotations and then to choose
the one he wished to follow for bis
or her future career. The word limit
was placed at not less than BOO. The
ten papers show a very sincere in
terest on the part of the members of
the class to select a calling that will
What Tto '- Covornor Walter Pierce thought! ully upon it. One would lie
Wn IFnrdmnn's esteemed guest Frl- j Ihoughfully UJKW it. One would he
dayfl March 27. He was entertained forester, one a professional base-
'y the public school children at .1 :15 lull player, three teachers.
P: M.. after Which be gave a short feers ami one airplane mini
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Ml ffi coming our , ; ! ,
II ftp MVtE I ! I
- - - I I &7yd W; , 9 m i
crowded auditorium of the 11
i wound. !,r II tffi&f yi HHaWSHU I
.a: watch M mwrffifr'A MmB&'mM W
Boardman Locals and Personals
spoke to a
Don't forget Friday.
May Day Festival I'm
drills, dances, May Que
est and May pole
some of the events of tlu
for a more complete program. Keep
Ibis dale Open for you will regret it if
you fail to observe tie- summons.
Arthur Fletcher rancher of the Ilep
pner country, visited in Fight Mile
section on last Wednesday.
Coorge Myers was visiting his old j
frien Is in Fight Mile Inst week.
James I'rofitt and Marcellotis Mor
gan. Spent the evening Tuesday at L.I
I.. Montagues's ranch.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Turner en
tertained a number of friends on
Sunday evening at their home, Among
ihos., prrsi at were: Mr. and Mis. Al-i
via Jones, James I'rofitt, Mrs. Asher
Montague, Edith and Vada Montague.
George Shane of Pattersrtn Wash-'
ington visited at the L. L, Montague
home ,n Eight Mile, Friday and Sat
urday. James Profttt accompanied by B-l
guests of Miss Anni.. Ilynd of Butter
fly Flats on Wednesday.
Miss Mary O'Neal was the guest of
Misses Grace and I, aura Chandler of
Willow Creek ranch on Sunday.
('has. Ilynd of the Pines at I'kiah.
arrived in Cecil on Thursday and will
leave Sunday witii a car of cattle for
Fort land markets.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Bcllcnhroek, who
have been in charge of the Sheperds
lest left on Sunday for Ileppner. All
the sheep of it. A. Thompson's bant
ing left the upper country.
John Kelly of Ileppner was calling
in Cecil on Saturday.
Mr. and Mis. (J r iver Curtis and
Mr. Koll nse were callers at the Straw
berry ranch on Sunday evening.
Raymond Turner made a
trip to Arlington on Tuesday.
Alvin Jones visited in Arlington on
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond II. Turner,
accompanied by Miss Mary E. Nel
son, wont to Icne Inst Saturday to
visit with relatives. Miss Nelson did
not return until Sunday evening.
W EC robs, John Krehs, Jim
Furlong and Jnck Ilynd were all
county sent visitors this week.
Mr. and Mrs. L, L. Funk were busy
l,usjnpss moving on Saturday to the Curtiss
. I pince.
Lawrence Hnrman WBO has been on
a visit to the Fast Camp ranch, re
I nrned to liis home in Walla Walla on
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Ilenly were in
Hermlston on Wednesday of last week, j
Friends on the project are glnd to
welcome Mr. W. A. Cobb after an
absence of several months. Ho has
been in Yakima. Seattle. Ellensbnrg.
and Other points. He returned to the
Saturday wns Mrs. Eugene Cum
mins' (?) birthday, she neglected to,
say just which one it was, but cele
bra ted it with a most delightful chick-'
en dinner on Saturday evening at her
home in the west end. Quest! who
enjoyed the bounteous dinner were,
Mrs. Eck Warren and son Mr. Robert
son, Mrs. Lawrence, Claud white, Mr.
Cobb. Mr. Cummins and I.auren.
The Misses Aldrich and Irene Jen
sen spent the week end in Portland,
returning Sunday nikht.
Ladlec Aid met Wednesday in the
church, Plans for the party to he
given for the cast of " Miss Molly",
were completed when it was reported
that Mrs. J. O. Russell was ill. and
since she was the dirtctor of the play,
it was decide 1 to again postpone the
aafflr until l&a could be present. El
ection of officers was to have been
held hut it was decided to wait until
next meeting, when it is hoped a great
er number will Stand. Next meeting
is Wednesday April l
Jack (iorham. the local deputy, lo
cated anothtr still in the sage brush
south west of town last week. This
belonged to Weldon Ayves and on Fri-
Din of saw and hammer furnishes day he was taken with all the para-
tbe dominant note in the tornado dist- nhennlln to Ileppner where he was
Hot of the middle west as a program tried before the county judge. Weldon
of rehabilitation Work is organized. Is a high school boy and only Id years
At the same time resurvey of the f age, He come of an excellent fami-
litter of ruined towns, deaths of in- ly and It Is hoped that the suspend-
jnred and re Cheeks of casualty totals , sente nce given Will prov leter-
increased the dqnth list by more than cut to any such moves in tile future
a score and added millions to early as well as to any otfior boys who might
estimates of the total damage. have similar aspirations to the rapid
Addlti us to the death ttal all road to wealth,
from Illinois, Placed it at SV.. Most Mrs .1 O Rrmasll mhtt hu I,,,,.,, ,,
new names trdded are from lists of the sick list the past few days is re-
Meekei's "moving mountain" of Col- Pt,0" injured in the storm. The ear- covering.
lado is still traveling westward. The '' estimates of damage at Murphys- Ti e Boardman Bus hall team blos
!l.TTrrb:rnros during the past wot "". center of the sinrm. were d'Uililed srrmed out tn now Uniform Tor the
Imve proved to be the most serious of after a survey f the ruins, insurance season They played n practice game
a number during the pnsf few years. ! companies estimate property damage on Sunday.. We have prospects for
m southern Indianna at gS,OQQ,000, it splendid team this year.
anil r no policies Held liy Victims at a- Talk about the land of
bout $1,000,000. City after City in the Snows, we hnvo decide.! thnt
stricken district announced formation
Itloni mid fix
league games will begin April 12th,
with Umatilla vs Boardman at this
place. The BChedUe has not lieon com
pleted. Leslie Packard is the league
director for Boardman. A pro-sonson
game will he played by the team witli
lone Sunday, March 30, at Boardman.
We have excellent prospects and look
Vor good support from the local fans.
Mrs. Royal Bands left Wednesday
night for Hood River to be with her
daughter, Mis. Roy Howell, who is ill.
Ralph Ci'iiin of Mayvllle. Oregon,
Spent Sunday witli is friend. Alvle
Asher Montague of Arlington and
Walt Mitchell of Eight Mile were vis
itors at the Rob't Wilson home this
Mrs. Rands was called to Silverlon
Thursday, on account of the illness
Of her daughter, Mrs. Roy Howell.
George Agee stopped in town Tues
day, while en his way to Hcponer to
wink on the highway. He has been
working near Hermisto non the high
Brief Review of Week's News Events
Austen Chamberlain, secretary for
foreign affairs, informed the British
two engin- prlimont and the rest of the World,
On Tuesday that Croat Britian will
have ii'tiiing more to do with tiie
wreckage of the Geneva protocal, but
will seek to build permanent peace for
mutual pact between Germany and
her late allied enemies.
cat aphis. The bugs were caught
the mountains where they have ba
WadsWOrth of Boston, ns
Becretary of the Treasury in
of foreign loans and railroad
advan es, has submitted his resigna
tion, but Secretary Mellon has not yet
acted uoon it.
The peak is located in Colorado nnd
was named because of Its peculiar
changing of location. It is moving
almost visibly at the rate of some feet
10 hour. In the last few days it has "r definite relief organ)
shifted its position almost 100 yards. '"B of money quotas to
The mountain is 2000, feet high and
scientists say thnt gravity onuses the
movement in a clay strata wet by
Sheep Leave I'pper Country Move
to Summer Home Young Folk
Attend Diinre at Juniper
Mr. and Mrs. Bee Miller and child
ren of Kennewick Washington were
looking up their old friends In nnd
n round Cecil on Saturday.
C. C. Morse. County agent of Morrow
Couniy, wns transacting business in
Cecil on Saturday.
Mr. and .Mrs. Cnrnctt Bnrratt and
son of Ileppner necompanied by Mrs.
Ralph Bailey of Monmouth, were Sun
nay callers nt Butterfly Flnts. Mrs.
Bailey remained to visit with Miss
Annie Hynd liefore returning to her
home on Monday.
Ah.' Miller of Wnlla Walln accomp
anied by Emory Gentry of Ileppner.
Was transacting business in Cecil on
Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Funk and Miss
Gerald! Be were Sunday callers in the
neighboring county of Sherman.
Mrs. Jack Ilynd who has lieen In
Portland nnd vicinity for the past 8
weeks, returned to her home on last
Al H'T.riksen and R. Perry of Pen
dleton were In Cecil on Thursday.
Harold Ahuit. government trapper,
drove over from Sherman County on
Saturday to see how ull his Willow
Croak friends were making It
A. C. Heston, of the Land 'Settle
ment Bureau at Portland, made a
brief stop in Arlington on Monday en
route to Ontario, Oregon where be is
to be located for the summer for the
purpose of giving out information to
tourists, telling them about scenic
placet of Oregon and the best routes
to follow to reach these places and
to guide prospective b omeseekers to
Dorothy Fllingson 10 year old girl
who killed her mother in January be
cause the parent objected to her night
life, WCUt on trial March 33rd. No
l ath penalty can he asked in Call
fornia for criminals under 18.
Over COOO cars are estimated to
have taken part in the annual har
vest of smelt, in the Sandy river near
Portland, last Sunday.
The Cabinet of President Cooiidge
will in all probability remain intact
for several monta, at least no re-organisation
is contemplated at the ores
ent time was the announcement made "P0
in official circles following n meeting
of the Cabinet on March 24.
Game at Ht-ppuer
Boardman and Heppner will sti
the hind of Eternal winds.
Mrs. Guy Fee left Saturday
home in Pilot Hock after a
visit with Boardman friends.
Snturdny' night the M. W. A. gnve
a benefit movie for Clifford Olson. A
large eruwd attended and the Hal
Roach Comedy, kept the bouse in an
The film. The Right of the
NtP.ngcsl. held the audience all tin
Way tru, hut (he dim was worn
S. II. lioardman drove to Snlem to
Crop Bureau Head
Here For Meeting
Possibilities of Seed Crops, Pastures
and Other Important Discussions
on Project Lands
County Agent Morse bus arranged
tor a meeting of the farmers of th"
project and all others interested, at
(lie Boardman school house on Tues
day evening .March III, at 8 p. m., at.
Which lime Prof. O. It. Hyslop, head
of the Farm Crops Bureau at Oregon
Agricultural College at Corvallis, is
Prof. Hyslop's talk will feature,
pastilles. the possibility of Alfalfa
and clover seed crops and the product
ton of other crops possible, not now
used iii this section.
Every laud owner on the project
Should be in attendance at Ibis meet
ing not only m hear tlrfs 111 HW
talk and discussions hut to bring
their problem! before Prof. ktynlopi
wlio is one of the authorities In the
irthwesl on crops and crop product
ion. Irrlgon Meeting Follows
A similar meeting will lie held nl
the SJChOOl house at Irrigoii on Wednes
day April I. and a good turn out is
looked for (here among farmers of
Bm;l Street Potatoes To He lirown at
j rigon This Season Fire Des
troys Home Mondaj
the parts of the state
Nine sacks of Lady Bugs., or Bli
the most wish lens in nil. will lie freed this week in
ireharda of Walla Walla Valley, to
I hebaseha II season next
mixing balls in a game
lone and Heppnor hnvi
(heir tennis this
will he played at
ear anil a'i gau.es
This Should be an interesting open
ing game BS Boardman interest in the
game Is high end Ileppner will bale
a strong RVgii gation.
Prize for Best Ear of Corn
STATE HELD NGT LIABLE
Negligence of Officers No Grounds
for Action Against Washington.
Olynipia, Wash. A survival of the
theory that "the king can do no
rong," has placed the state in the
peculiar position of admitting negli
gence in highway construction and
escaping liability, according to an
opinion issued to James Allen, high
way engineer, by John II. Dunbar, attorney-general.
The modern rule of law is that the
state cannot be sued for tort, and U
not liable for negligence on the part
of its officers or agenda, Mr. Dunbar
The question was brought up by Mr.
Allen after the Spokane, Portland &
Seattle Railway company had present
ed a bill for damages resulting when
earth and rorks .from the government
slide on the North Bank highway cov
ered railroad tracks and necessitated
A B Umbe of "ecifls young folks employment of watchmen and removal
debris by the railroad com-
participated in the dance held at Juni
p;r on Saturday night. All report an
Mr and Mrs. Pat Medlook and fami
1. late of Morgan are now residing
nt the Rot-kcliff. Mr. and Mrs. Alt
Modlock have moved into the Poplar
Elvln Sehaffer and friends of the
Butterfly Flats, were calling in I"nc
on Saturday evening.
Mrs. Archie Ball and son of lone,
accompanied by Mrs. Dorothy Patter
son and son of Heppner were the
Nebraska Dry Law is Drastic.
Omaha, Neb. Nebraska will be drier
than the driest bone dry state in the
Union, state officials predict as s
result of the celebrated "pint of liquor
law," which passed the Nebraska leg
islature. Under the provisions of the
bill, possession of more than a pint
of liquor will be prima facie evidence
that its possessor is a bootleggt r.
,-d W W
L'et bis dodge ear, which hud been
there for overhauling. He returned On
Saturday bringing bis daughter Miss
Dorothy and her friend Miss (trace
RMmuaaen of Rilleboro home with
'dm for a weeks vacation visit. Miss
Ramnuisen is Dorothy! roommate at
Willamette Fnlverslly. On their way
home they stopped at the Sandy to
watch the run Of smelt and Mr. Ilonrd
man brought home a sackful which he
distributed among ids friends.
W A. Cobb was a dinner gii"s( at.
the s. a Boardman home on Bundav,
Glen Brown wrove down from wiats
burg last week and will move his fam
ily to that olace SbOUl Wednesday tr
Thursday. He bus rented hi. father'l
wheat ranch tr ie coming year.
W. II. Cilhroth and SOUS Francis
and Albert motored to Tic Dulles Sat
urday, returning Bun day cvi nl ug.
The pew se vhe stati m is ready
!. the hither, who arrived fr.UM Ar
lington Monday lo d :'i' walk. A
m in from Hermlston will do the pljs
Mr and Mrs R, K. Doneim and
small son of Cecil aril, id Saturday
for a visit at the '''(" -Miller homo.
A. L, Dodd and family Itifi Tues
day for their former home In Iowa.
They have lieon Ht Mesner for Hmiie
and Mr. Dodd has been working as
extra man at ITeewiiir. D mat! 11a and
Mr. Cheney of Arlington was a vis
itor In Bon id man Mondav,
Uolwrl I ta vbu in returned Monday
from Condon, where be has been the
past several weeks with an Inlluen.i
Mrs W D,
and will maki
Of BellC Midline burned
8 o'clock Monad morn
after Mrs. McClune left
for Ileppner with Mr. and Mrs. Illas
gow. Her sister. Mrs. Sill, was ill the
house alone and before She could get
out to cull for help the lire had gain
ed such headway It could not be put
out with buckets ami everybody turned
their attention to saving what they
could of the clothing and furniture.
Only about half of the stuff was sav
ed, however and the loss Is quite se
vere on Mrs. McClune and Mrs. Sill.
Some insurance was carried. Mrs.
McClune Is staying with Mrs. McCoy
at present and Mrs. Sill, who expect!
to go hack East soon, is staying witli
.Mrs. .1. a. OraybeaL
More or less sweet potatoes will be
planted In this district this season.
N. Seaman and son are going to put
in a couple of thousand plants und
McCoy-Graybeal't about the same,
while many others will plant smaller
quantities, McCoy and Grqybeal have
bail success In this line for a number
f veins end there Is no reason why
Irrlgon should not supply the Pacific
Northwest with this product If farm
ers will get Into the game right.
Mr Qeteg! Huntington Coum, of
the Arlington llillletin, was in Irrlgon
Monday on his way to Fa (irande to
book up several printing Jobs. He eg)
(bey have bought out one of tin- pa
per! in I .a 0 rands and will be passing
through here often during the coming
He is on the road ti
Mis. Klsle M. Pulaski of Waverly, III., who won the $1,000 prize for the
best ear of corn in America at the National Seed Corn sliov held In Chicago.
Asbenfelter ami small
front Portland Monday
Itoardmaii their home.
Mr. Asheiiteiifeller Is the new barber
Tit the Pastime. They sre making their
Lome at W. A. Goodwin's for tic- pres
lent. Mr. Ashenlenfelter Is catcher
tnr the local baseball team.
A Paaaball sague, comprising Hoard
man. Finiitllla. Hermlston and Sunn
i Held, has been organized and the
I. F. BurdeU Keroiers
K. Itur lett of MeMlimville, who
has lieen seriously ill for (lie past twa
weeks, is slowly recovering and his
I condition is steadily improving, much
, to (he satisfaction of ids man close
Workmen are erecting scaffolds at
I the Arlington National Hank In prep
ration for applying a new cement
i dressing lo (he entire exterior of the