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GILLIAM COUNTY'S LEADING HOME PAPER
CONDON, OREGON, FRIDAY. APR. 5, 1918
JOHN DAY HIGHWAY GILLI1 COUNTY TO
"THE LIBERTY BOND IS VICTORY'S WAND"
Sy It. S. A 1ST), Ulllriioro
BY U.S. 01
I GOUHTY S QUOTA IS
$102,000: SHOULD BE
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That the Jhn Dy highway U nvt
important road and that It Jrlll ulti
mately be rom; let h! Irom the Ida! a lint
at Ontario to the Columbia River high
way In Sherman county la assured by
tlx fact thai tba Government baa Juat
approved the eunatra tlt-n of 4S 46 miles
on tliia road at an estimated coat of
II00.U3.79. Thia portion of tha high
way I fro-n Ttlley'a ranch below Spray
in Wheeler county to Valada'a ranch
near Day villa In Grunt county. The
portion approved will be paid for a
follows U. S. Covarnment, $157,216;
State of Oregon, 67,216; Crai.t court
ty bxide. V-O.Wi, and Wheeler county
b-mds $30,000. In addition to thla the
government approved aome time ago
the 12-mlle project on I he Spray road
utheat of Foul I at the coat of
147,000. It la expected that tha next
project to be taken up by the govern
ment will be from Mitchell to tha
Grant county line and from Foaail to
Ajax In thia county. The opening of
thit highway will bring an Iromenae
territory tributary to Condon and make
thla city a much greater shipping point
than It la now.
it la quite generally known that the
approval of iiiia highway I largely da
to the constant work of Jea. S. Stewart
of Fossil ani he la entitled to an ex
presilun of appreciation from the peo
ple. Now Mr. Stewart it a candidate
for Itopreaentatlve for thia diatrict and
the people'a appreciation will material
ite by giving him the hcavieat vote
ever polled in thii district for any candidate.
ARLINGTON AND ROCK CREEK
SCHOOLS WIN HONORS
Schoola having above 98 per cent of
attendance for laat month are aa fol
lows: Arlington, Condon. Mikkalo,
Olex, City Farm, Qutnn, Unvllle, Mat
ney Flat, Early, Richmond. Miaaourl
Ridgo, Four Mile, Homestead, Ray
At an entertainment held at Olex
over 1200 waa secured, one-half of
which waa turned over to the Red
Cross and tho remainder waa used for
The Simmons school recently gave an
entertainment at which $20 waa secured
for school purposes.
In the recent Thrift Stamp drive the
pupils' atArlington sold I2W0 worth or
an average o' $26 each. At the same
time Hock Croek pupila report aalea
amounting to $260 or $26 each.
The school at Lone Rock gave an en
tertainment at which they raised $166
to purchaae stamps for the pupila.
1 he pupils of the Condon public school
during the month of March have pur
chased for themselves over $700 worth
of saving stamps. The pupila of Clem
have purchased $30 worth. Tha Maley
school f82. Uuckhorn $30, Olex $16.60
and Alvllle $13.60. No other reports
renrding the purchase by pupila have
Gilliam county has been allotted
$32,000 or $20 per capita to be raised
this ycHr so It behooves ua to put every
extra quarter into stamps. Gilliam
county has a number of recruits In the
three Junior Regiments of the atate.
Each fend every child who by their ef
forts secures membership in the reg
iments are doing their bit
THREE GO TO ARMY
Three more Gilliam county men left
the first of the week to serve Uncle
8am. This was the county's quota un
der the last call. Those Who went
were Earnest Beecroft, Horace Cooper
and Thomas Chatlerton. Tha laat two
mobilized from Portland.
Mrs. John Hess arid three
children left Sunday 'morning
for an extended visit at her old
home in California.
Don't miss Empey's great war
story, "Over the Top" starting
next week in the Globe.
James Dinnen bought a new
Buick from L. E. Shelley last
Staryl C. Austin is now station
ed with his company in New
P. T. Hurlburt and family spent
Edfter with relative? InFoBsil.
L. E. Shelley sold a tfuick last
week to L. E Degonia.
War has been declared on
ground squirrels and rodent pests
in Gilliam county. In keeping
with (lie trend of the tirm-a to
ward conservation of food prod
uct!, County Agent Hawkins has
launched a spring offensive
azainst rodent pests which an
nuilly destroy crops in Gilliam
county to the extent of thousand
of dollars. A arries of meetings
has been arranged for next week
at which lime community poison
mijting parties will be held. Mr
Hawkins has the formula which
has been.' used successfully
against ground squirrels by the
United States Biological Survey
for the past five years. This has
proved to be the most effective
and economical poiaon yet dis
covered. ' The most effective way of erad
icating the rodents has proved to
be through community effort.
By holding a general meeting in
the community for the mixing of
a large quantity of poison the
effectiveness of the mixture used
by each man is BMured and the
Continued on last page
COUNTY AGENT HAS ACCOUNT
BOOKS FOR FARMERS
"Farming without keeping ac
counts is about like doing a bank
ing business without bookkeep
ing" aays J C. Hawkins, county
agricultural agent. In calling
attention to the high prices of
seed, labor and all kinds of farm
supplies, Mr. Hawkins has em
phasized to many farmer recent
ly the necessity of some kind of
farm records and the desirability
of a simp!, easily undersiood
system of accounting which wilt
at lie ud tf tie jeer tlx
plainly the results of the year'B
work. These records we espec
ially desirable now -that the in
come tax is in force
Mr. Hawkins slates that he
has secured a supply of farm
record books from the Oregon
Agricultural College which is
available to farmers who will
agrej to keep the records of their
business for the entire year. To
such farmers these books will be
furnished free of charge upon
application to his office. Mr.
Hawkina will also offer individual
assistance in starting the year's
record with a complete inventory.
The books are very simple to
Keep posted and have been in use
in parts of Oregon and in other
states for several years.
To tha credit of the officers and teach
ers laat Sunday's quarterly report for
the first quarter Of 1918 showed the
school to be In a flourishing condition.
The average attendance waa excellent
New supply cabinets have been put in
several of the rooms and in the base
ment a new room has been finished for
Miss Brown's fine class of boys. The
Primary department ia very encourag
ing having an average attendance eaeh
Sunday of about 40 children. Mrs.
Crawford has recently been enrolled an
a teacher in thia department. We be
speak from the parents the name hearty
co-operation for che new quarter as in
the past Sunday School is at 10 o'clock
eaah Sunday morning.
The hour of morning worship is 11
o'clock. Theme for next Sunday morn
ing, "Unto Caesar the Things That Are
Caeaar'a." Evening topic, "One Fold
and One Shepherd."
Note that the hour of the evening
meeting will be changed next Sunday,
to 8 o'clock. Let everyone attend
church at least once every Sunday.
Rev. M. R. WeIdman, Pastor,
Sunday evening services at the
Congregational church will start
at 8 o'clock hereafter during the
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Compare this degree of patriotism with the kind that la taking our sons, brothers, husbands and fathers
cross the seas to probable hardship and possible death.
The balance la in their favor it you were to morttase your entire financial future in order that they may be
backed up with those supplies which represent the means for both PREPAREDNESS and PROTECTION.
Tbo third Liberty Loan ia at hand. .Don't wait to be personally solicited for your subscriptions. Go to your
beak and VOLUNTEER YOUR DOLLARS.
LIBERTY LOAN COMMITTED.
IMPORTANT MEETING HERE
J. W. Itrewer, government farm la
bor specialist, will be here tomorrow,
Saturday, morning to meet with the
farmers at the courthouse at 11 o'clock
to discuss the farm wage scale and the
labor situation. He was to have been
here today but changed his date. This
is a very important meeting and all
farmers are urged to attend.
DOINGS AT MIKKALO
Mrs. Frank Little and daugh
ters, Agnes and Iris, and Mrs.
McKinney spent Easter in Arling
ton. Mrs. H. E. Mikkalo, who has
been ill at The Dalles Hospital,
returned to her home Saturday.
, Miss Leora Solvester entertain
ed a few friends at dinner Sunday
evening. The color scheme was
white and yellow. After a de
licious repast games and. music
were enjoyed. - . "
Dale Ashenfelter visited in
Mikkalo Sunday evening.
Miss Mary . Ogilvy spent the
week ;nd with Miss Solvester.
Don't forget the Red Cross,
social at Mikkalo April 13. Come
and kill Kaiser Bill.
Let's all plan to put Gilliam at
the head of all the counties in
the state by subscribing for the
full quota of Liberty bonds the
Good work has been . done on
the City streets during the past
C.'Beverlin renewed his sub
scription to the. Globe last week.
J. C. Hawkins is a new sub
scriber on the Globe's list.
ArtVVheelhou.se was up from
VOLUNTEERS FOR SERVICE
Vernon Kennedy, son of Mr.
and Mr9. C. F. Kennedy former
ly of this city row l'virg in
Pendleton, : was one of the
American soldiers who volunteer
ed a few weeks ago to submit to
the injection, of trench fever
germ into his bo J; so that the
physicians might study the
disease and develop some propho
lactic treatment. A letter re
ceived by his parents states that
he is now out of the hospital and
fet-ling fine again
CITY COUNCIL MEETS
.The city council met Monday night
with all present but Councilman Miller.
The city is considering the disposal of
the big engine and some of the equip
ment at the Hay Creek plant. Flags
for the street intersections were order-
' ed for Saturdy and a light was ordered
I for the top of the big elevator. It has
' been found that the receiving oil tan j
at the pump bouses have been leaking
a. id this accounts for the oil in tht
water.. This city has been doing very i
good work on the streets the Ubt few
weeks and at small cost to the tax
L. E Shelley expects anoilvi
carload cf Buicks in the nth.
future and some of these hav
been contracted. The way in
which his last carload was sold
indicates that the Buick is a pop
ular car and those wanting
Buicks should get their order in
O. VV. Jarvia and family left
theflrstof the week for Night
J. F. Thomas was over from
May ville Wednesday.
George Crum of Olex was in
STOCK MUST BE KEPT UP
Thia is the season when almo!
everyone is putting in a garden
and it is also the season when
hose who own stock or pouliry
mu9t keep them up. Marshal
Wheir wishes to advise the people
of Condon that this ordinance
will b enforced to the letter this
year and he says if the owne"s
find their stock locked up in the
pound or their chickens killed,
they alone will be to b'amc
REVIVAL MEETINGS ;
Revival meetings will be held in the
Nazarene church in Condon from April
7 to 28. conducted by Evangelist Mrs
Stella Crooks, assisted by Mrs. Wells.
Don't fail to hear this woman of God.
The object of this meeting ia not to
build up the Nasarene church but to get
people saved and then they' may find
the church of their choice. We cordial
ly invito all to come to these meetings
and get all the good out of them you
can and do all the good in them you
can. Come let ua have a real . old-time
Holy Ghost revival.
G. C Wicker, Pastor.
Tomorrow Gil. am county goes
over the too in th- drive for the
Third Liberty Loan. It is hoped
the objective of $lv2,000 will be)
gained the first day.
A. Shaffer Sr. of " Arlington
visited over Sunday at the home
of his son south of Condon. '
Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Knight and Mr.
and Mrs. John Bishop and daughter,
Grace, motored to the Bert Hartman
ranch south of Fossil Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. I. B.Carter were
over from May ville Saturday.
J. S. Boyer is a new subscriber
on the G obe's list
Mrs. W. G. NeVill is visiting
friends in Spokane,
Gilliam county's share of the '
Third Lilierty Loan has been fix
iat $102,000 iid this makes.
the quota for the Condon district
approximately $70,000. The com
mittee in charge hopes to have
the entire quota subscribed to
morrow,' April 6, the day the
drive opens. As explained in
iast week's Globe the assessments
have been reduced one half. Jf
you were rated or apsegned for
$10fl0ou should Bubfcribe for
$300 and if your assessment waa
for $250 yonr fubrcripHcm thou'd
be for 150. Ever) body is urged
to mail in FubscripMons at once.
Just fill out the blank form on
the letter st-nf you by the execu
tive committee and mail it to
your bank. The banks will be
open tomorrow, to receive aub
8cription although it will he a
holiday throughout the TJ-iipd
States, so proclaimed .by the
President, the Governors of the
states and i he Mayors of the var
ious cities. It will be the big
gest day in Condon since. the
completion of the railroad in the
summer of 1905.
TOMORROW WILL BE HOLIDAY;
BIG TIME IN CONDON
Starting at 2 o'clock tomorrow after- .
noon, there will be something doing all
the time until midnight The big pa
rade will form promptly at two at tha .
rink and all autoa and floata moat be
there on time. After the parade the
May ville and Condon Guards wilt drill
on the atreet and then everybody ia
expected to go to the elevator where
the new flag will be raised. After this
there will be speaking by the Foor
minute men. At aix everybody will
gather outside the rink and sing the
Star Spangled Banner and tb flag will -be
lowered. At 7:30 the noise carnival
on Main street will start and anyone
may join with any noise device that ia
harmless. The fireworka will be fired
from the top of the elevator aa aoon aa
it ia dark. The bard time ball at the
nnk will close the day. Everyone
dancing must wear hard time clothes.
It ia expected that long before evening
Condon's quota of liberty bonds will
THE OLEX NEWS
Spencer Ptnmmer and family are vis
iting with relatives in Olex thia week.
Mrs Bell Wade Is moving to Portland
The revival meeting cloetd at Clex
A number of Arlington people attend
er the revival meetings here last week.
Mr. and Mr. Edgar Irby of Kent,
Oregon, are now located on the T. C
Mobley ranch and will make their horn
L. A. Farley transacted business la
Olex the first of the week.
It ia reported that Wade and Martin
are moving their stock over to Wash
ington for summer range. They have
also moved a band of sheep to Hay
('reek and have been very successful
in lambing, .having averaged tOO per
cent increase. . i
Word waa received last week from
Eph Wilson who ia in France. Be is
feeling well and it ia supposed that be
is now at the battle front
Miss Wilms Beardaley of Arlington
ia working for Mrs. W. W. Weather
ford on Kock Creek.
p .... v 7. n.... h. hi
in 200 acres of spring grain. Ihe pros
pects for a record crop in this eummuu-
ity are very good.
Miss Steeves, stenographer at
the First National Bank, spent
Easter at her home in The Dalles.
Don't miss the first instalment
of "Over the Top" in the Globe
J. D. Burns is driving a nv
Buick bought last week of L K.
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Tierney rt
tnrned from Portland Saturday