The Hermiston herald. (Hermiston, Or.) 19??-1984, February 04, 1926, Image 1

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HERMISTOH, UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1926
BETTER PROSPECTS
FOR PROJECT IN 1926
0. M. PLUMMER
SPOKE HERE FRIDAY
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MOONLIGHT
I lhe radio public to warrant an ln-
IS “RADIO WRECKER” vestigatlon of lunar influences on
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comprehensive scale.'*
Moonlight, a commodity believed' _ ** * reBU“ of **“• letter’ Mr , ~
¡'HOPE FOR RAPIDS PROJECT
SEEN IN SEC. WORKS REPORT
P
to worry nobody but the writer of I S"“ ‘h 8*"t ° Ut noticeB t0 the < ” «
popular songs, today was revealed °
rV*” wh° wlU t,k e part In the j
tests February 9, 10 and 11, asking
In
a
new
role
as
a
radio
wrecker.
SEDATE PRESENTED WINNERS
Preliminary tests for the nation­ them to make notations during th e |
VARIOUS ACTIVITIES UNDER W A Y ---------------------- --------------------------
IS
STOCK
JUDGING
TEAM
al
survey of fading and static to be period of the survey.
tuliu -, —_ _ _ - . —
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! hoU8e ln town ig occupied and there
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COLORADO PROJECT, SIMILAR, IS thorizatlon to pay interest on bonds
POIXT IO IMPROVEMENT
to a demand for more residence. X
conducted by the Stewart-Warner
sold during the period of construct­
SPEAKERS
WILL
TALK
TO
corporation In co-operation with the
ENDORSED BY SECRETARY
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' • btter class of houses. Every farm
ion and until sueh time as the reve­
INTERESTED IN TRUCK RAISING
Varied
Program
in
Connection
With
Northwestern
University,
department
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. _ _ A
on the project will be In operation
nues
will meet In the ln terat
S ew Government C ontact, Sdection in 192«, either b , the owner. Or by
Meeting is Rendered at the
of physics, on the nights of Febru
Professor Long of O. A. C., Lee
charges. Providing the money for
ary
9,
10
and
11
from
8
to
11,
cen­
Of Farm lander, ta a Hew Land
renters, and BCOree more farms could
Lampson of Kennewck and County Secretary Would Have Power Sales this development through a special
Methodist Church.
OoBriat la Expected to Work
j be rented if they could b . had. Her.
tral tlma, brought unexpected re­ Agent Bennlon would like to m eet1 Carry Construction Costs Under
bond issue, he continued, would ob­
Changes in Hermiston
ports o nth® lnslduous activities of with those interested In trucking, i
Bonding Plan. Same Treat­
mieton during the past years has
viate disturbance ot tbe regular fis­
And Country.
<k M. Plummer, manager of* the the moon.
particularly those interested In early
ment Would Bring Develop­
not suffered from any bank or busi-
cal operations of the government and
Pacific
Livstock
Exposition,
was
the
ment of Rapids. Site.
Published reports of private in potatoes, sweet potatoes, asparagus, ‘
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ness failures and with very few ex-
would also obviate provision by the
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ceptions, and these under practically principal speaker at a meeting held quiriee into the causes of disturb- and melons, at the library at 7 :3 0 j
budget for the money needed during
The year 192« is unfolding better lmpoMlbU condlUons for BucceeB in the interest of the boys and girls 1 an$es that prevent good radio re­ Friday evening.
construction. The bonds could be
prospect, for the Umatilla project | have there been any farm
• club work at the Methodist church ception so far have dealt with the
Prospects for early construction sold as the mouey was needed, the
than hay. been felt for several | Thla can
of m, ht f
In this city last
Friday night A manner In which atmospheric con-
DOES WELL WITH POULTRY
of the Umatilla Rapids Project on construction extending over a per­
yearn A new ton . Is rising steadily « cuUura, communities in the entire lsrge crowd was present, Q being dltions are changed by gun spots,
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the Columbia seem to have been iod between five and ten year«, If
in all affairs and the citizens of country.
necessary to bring In extra seats to comets and eclipses. Even the aurora
Mrs. s l . Carson has received an greatly aided by the recent report of work were carried on at a rate to
thia community are beginning to
accommodate the gathering.
. ■ borealis has been investigated, but order for 1500 day old chicks, the Dr, Hubert Work, secretary of the
secure the greatest efficiency.
Confident
of
Oil
feel that their general condition will
During the evening Mr. Plummer it hag never been suggested that the largest single order ever to be shlpp. interior, officially approving the
The oil well at Attalla has Just
The secretary expressed opposl_
be greatly improved before 192«
installed a new line of casing to a presented gold medals tc Lowell phases of the moon might have any- ed out of Hermiston, and will start Boulder dam project on the Colorado »’.Ion to the allocating of power privi­
class Its activities.
Stockard,
Oscar
Mlkesell
and
Leroy
j
thing
to
do
with
the
adenoidal
per-
her Icubators at once. Mrs. Carson river. Copies of the secretary's re-
depth of 3500 feet with three pack­
leges, as proposed in the senate hill,
Haw Government Contract
Guislnger, local boys, who were lormance of distant sopranos,
has the O. A. C. strain of Barred port have been received here and
ers
to
shut
off
the
water
«in
the
The nets contract Is being stead-
membere of the Judging team that |- R. C. Terrien, an electrical engln- Rocks and has for a number of show the interior department string- and advocated the building of a uni­
well. The total depth is 3700 feet
fied power plant by the federal gov­
,<y advanced by the heard of direc-
and
the drillers and owners claim won northwest honors at the big eer, of Chicago, today forwarded to years sold day old chicks and ly committed to the idea that the ernment
mor« efficient and
torg of the district. Mr. Holgate,
show.
In
his
speech
of
presentation.
J.
K.
Smith,
director
of
the
national
breedng stock of high quality, it is federal government should carry out
cheaper resulting in the elimination
’Istrici eounssl for the Reclamation they have 20 feet of good oil sands Mr. Plummer said that the training I.
tests,
a
report
covering
a
period
of
hoped
that
the
size
of
the
order
re-
the
big
power
projects
for
the
bene-
gfe. rents, spent tw o days here last in the bottom that i8 carrying first
of controversies between applicants
class crude oil. As soon as the water which the boys received at he Hog eighteen months. He suggested that reived by Mrs. Carson will encourage fit of southwestern states.,
and long delays 1 ntheir adjustment.
eek going over details and the
and Dairy show had made lt possi- it be investigated during the Feb­ other poultry fanciers on the project
The relationship between the Col-
baled from the well and oil sandf M
k
_
final draft of the new contract will U
they claim that the oil will either
"" th® ^ yB to wln the JudgIn* ruary tests and possibly at other to go after the big business and make <>rado enterprise and the Umatilla1 Continuing he stated that the area
for the location of separate plants
soon he In the hands of the commis- flow or can be pumped in commercial * ° n° rB a"d “ th%*Vent, had faHed times during the year.
this section as well known as any rapids project comes from the fact
wag restricted and allotments would
i loner -at Wash. This contract com-
to
accomplish
anything
els6
the
hon­
of
the
famous
hatcheries
on
the
Pac_
the
schemes
ure
very
similar.
The
"Eighteen
months
ago
I
discov­
quantities, The flow of gas 1 b
.leted. 4s considered excellent in its
ora which the boys had obtained ered quite accidentally that distant lflc coast.
essential features of the Colorado not be equal in value. Some allot­
strong.
tees, therefore, would have an ad­
previsions for ih® people of the pro-
through this medium was well worth reception was almost impossible on
Only Barred Rocks are handled project are large scale power de-
Cold Springs Looking Dp
jjet and th e board'it ith several
the time and money spent In stag­ a night when the moon was full and at the Carson ranch. Mrs. Carson l velopment, irrigation and flood con- vantage over others, which would
result in the creation of operation
Cold Springs Is starting to grow. ing th® show. He also stated that
assistants, are making the utmost
high In the 6ky, said Mr. Therrien lfa.s no objection to the White L eg-! trol'on the lower Colorado. On the
endeavor to cover every phase of Early in th® spring a two story there were more purebred hogB with In his report. I thought of course horns that are popular, but simply Umatilla rapids project the object- and administrative controversies that
unified development by the govern- ■
building for a service station, gar­ in a radius of five miles of Hermis­
this vary important subject.
that this might be merely a coincid­ says she likes the Barred Rocks b e t .' iveg are the same except that navi
ment
would avert.
age,
store
and
hotel
accommodations
ton
than
any
other
section
In
the
Farm Leader
ence. but I remembered what I had ter, that Is all. She considers h er' gatton Improvement is called for Ill-
Transmission lines for the dis­
Mr. Wilbur, the new farm leader, will be built. With the completion state.
learned regarding the magnetic ef­ flock of layers give satisfactory re- ! tead of flood control. The feeling
is on the job and tbe work of hiB of the state highway from Cold
Fred Bennlon, county agent, and fect of the moon on the tides, and lt turns, her flock avieiage for two - prevails that the secretary’s ap- tribution and retailing of electric
office will be ,’elt before -many Springs to Pendleton (several par­ Mr. Allen, leader of the boys and occurred to me that such a visible years has been around 200 eggs, and proval of the Colorado project pre- power from th« government central
weeks. The
economic conference ties are planning to build bath girls clubs, also spoke. A varied electrical display ought to have a as she sells poultry for table use sages an endorsemetn of the Colum plant, the report proposed, should'
will assemble facts that will aid him houses and Improve the swimming and interesting program consisting definite influence on the ionized stra_ through the year th6 heavier breed bia river development also. At this be financed by* the purchasers. To
materially In his future assistance beaches for summer business. The of songs and piano so I q swas render turn of atmosphere or whatever It is ls more useful for that purpose.
time the department Is awaiting the secure the greatest economy, main
toward the development of the new distance from Pendleton and prac ed.
*Tf anyone Is willing to work,” report of an economic survey that ie transmission lines leading to differ­
that carries, deflects or blocks radio
diversified products and In further­ tlcally all the towns of Umatilla
waves. So I watched closely. Each . says this breeder, "they can make a being carried on by the bureau of ent localities, should be construct­
ing the marketing program. His ap­ county is about an hour by auto and MARKET MOVES TO
silent night I made careful note of Rood Income with chickens, but it reclamation. One of the main points ed for joint use. Thia plan of
pointment was one of the greatest as tbe Columbia river beaches are
conditions
and lu nar, means work seven days a week and involved, that of making the power power development, the report as­
NEW LOCATION reception
achievements of the past year and excellent In th® suipmer a big busi­
phases and gradually I built up the fifty-two weeks in the year. I have end carry the lion’s share of the cost, serts, Is not an experiment, having
with the loyal asslstaitoe of every­ ness of this kind Is expected.
Blair A Sims Now Have Attractive evidence to show that my feupposi- ( faith that oultry is on® of the best has aparently been settled by Dr. been adopted by the federal govern­
body, the results should be very Hermi£ton-Heppner-Spray Highway
Place on Main Street
tlon was at least worthy of further things for farmers on the inject, as Work’s view that on the Colorado ment ln l*1® construction of other
valuable.
«■
reclamation works where the gener­
The county court of Morrow
investigation.
a side line or as an exclusive occu- thle policy may be used.
The Hermiston Cash market, own­
county ha® completed arrangements
"I discovered that during the sum-' pation. If a person can go Into lt
George C. Baer, secretary of the ation of power is Incident to Irriga­
Union High School
The Umatilla Project has always for the construction of the highway ed and operated by Blair and Sims, mer we frequently had nights free business on a large scale, 1000 to Umatilla rapids association, hag for­ tion development. Salt River, Min­
been noted for Its loyalty to good from Heppner to Spray which via moved the latter part of last week from static, despite warm, sultry 2000 laying hens will produce a good warded copies of Secretary Work’s idoka, Lahontan and Gueraey were
-.chools and the year 1925 brought the Butter creek highway gives Her­ from the building next to the weather.
Invariably such nights Income.
report to the Portland chamber of cited as illustrations.
about the new union high school miston a direct road Into the John Hermiston creamery to their new were those when the moon was in the
“I am enlarging my plant a little commerce officials and to other In­
The report also discusses at length
district that will not only help the Day country. The new road has 11 location on Main street. The market first or last quarter. I dititovered each year. This year I am Instiling fluential workers In Portland. He the proposed All-American canal,
boys and girls of the old project but .miles already built and Is graded has been made very attractive and also that many nights which begun enough Incubators to enable me to has also taken the subject up with pointing out that the existing con­
a with the atmosphere perfectly "dead" ( handle a hatch of 600 chicks every
those of the new lands and adjoining to Hardman. From that point the tbe shop would be a credit to
Oregon senators and Congressman tract with the Mexican government
town
much
larger
than
Hermiston.
areas. A better high school Is there Forest Service, state and county
so far as radio reception was con­ 1900 eggs. I have .fenlagged my Blnnott with a view to getting their give® the use of half of all the water
fore one of the things to be hoped unite In the work of completion. It
cerned, showed marked Improvement breeding pens until now I have advice. The Colorado project is diverted to that country and sug­
for.
later In the night when the moon 240 hens In four pens. I have five Rtrongly suppdrted by sduthwestern gested the revision of thia agree­
will b® an'important highway to the
new cockerels from the college and states and with the department's ment, the sale of water for domestic
cattle and sheep ranges of the state
had gone closer to the horizon.
h a n g in g Agriculture
"The night of December 28th of! also have 10 cockerels I raised last approval now accorded success for use and for the irrigation of lands
SPECIAL CO MMN» IO N DEN CB
The depression of the last few and the nearest connction of that
last year was a typical one. The atr year from a pen I got from the col that undertakng seems to be draw­ •inder the provisions of th6 reclama­
years has brought about a changing region with alfalfa feeding grounds.
The social given by the Grange
was crisp, cold and clear and there legs.”
ing nearer. The Oregon delegaton, tion act and the Warren act. In
agriculture. Alfalfa was found not
was well attended on Friday even­
Five thousand chicks Is the hatch backed by the Washington and Idaho conclusion Secretary Work presents a
was no appreciable moisture— In
so profitable ae other products. As­
ing. The Vagabond orchestra fur­
spite of which It was Impossible to Mrs. Carson expects to turn out this senators and congressmen, may de- financial statement showing the es-
paragus Is on the bound and may
nished the music.
pick up any but tbe most powerful spring.
slre to press for pasage of the Uma- , tlmated capital Investment and ou­
prove a wonderful product tor the
Much
alfalfa
Is
raised
on
the
Car­
distant
stations
and
very
few
of
tilla rapids measure at the same mini operating expenses and receipts
sandy soils. Poultry is likewise
J. A. Graybeal and wife spent
claiming many converts and has
aererai days last week in Walla those. The moon was just ap­ son ranch but as Mr. Carson has a time. It will be remembered that ( under the propposed plan of con-
proaching fullness. For two hours large dairy herd lt is found more the original federal survey tor the structlon and operation through a
grown from a few small flocks to a
Walla.
i !
it wag Impossible to hear anything profitable to use this acreage of al­ rapids project was secured under federal bond Issue.
big flock of 25,000 hens. Many are
) The total cost of the project Is
going Into the business this spring. NEIGHBORING LODGES PARTICI­
Harry Smith has been somewhat but New Orleans and Pittsburgh. falfa for cows and ship In grain for such conditions. '
After midnight conditions improved the hens. There is no better feed
Secretary Work's report on the estimated at 9125,000,000.— East
It is estimated that .the Umatilla
Incapacitated
by
blood
poisoning
in
PATE IN DANCE HERE
and continued to get better until for chickens thsn green alfalfa, and Colorado project was given early ln Oregonian.
project will carry' over l.ttuu.uuu
a hand.
, i
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just before daylight when everything they have that in abundance. As January and on January 12 the dc-,j
nens ana w e enure W iliiu i/ tnu
be made to exceed Petaluma with it*
eeman has rented his farm went dead again. I have noted sim­ a matter of fact, the availability ot partment Issued a memorandum to i Found Famoua W riter
«,000,000 hens and an 918,000,000 Large Crowd Gathers for Event. OCd
Mr. Johnson qf Portland. The ilar conditions virtually every moon- green feed throughout a long sea the preee setting forth the report
Had Been Before Him
Fashioned Dances are Feat­
annual output of poultry products.
aman’s have moved into the depot light night when the moon waB full son, is one of the things that im and a summary thereof. Following
The
monument to Guy De Maupas­
or
high.
|
pressed
Prof.
Cosby
of
the
O.
A.
C.
Is
the
summary:
A cow testing association Is in sight
ths summer.
ure of the Evening.
"I am not attenmpting to draw with possibility of poultry produc-
Construction of the proposed sant ut Mlroiuesnll, Norway, recalls
and better dairy herds and more of
a story Illustrating how easily uncon­
Cushman to Florence, open- definite conclusions from any obser­ tlon on a large scale on the Umatilla Boulder Canyon project for the pro­
them are sure to follow. The sheep
scious literary plagiarism may be com­
tection
and
development
of
the
low­
vations, the record of which is en­ Project. There are about 3000 more
business In small flocks and lamb
The local Maspnlc lodge and neigh­
mitted. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ones
closed herewith. But I do believe chickens on the project this year er Colorado river at an estimated told a friend that, traveling In Bwtt>
feeding are proving themselves pro­ boring lodges sponsored a dance at
Gresham— Eastman Lumber Co. th® results are sufficiently Interest-, than last. Let us work for 30,000 cost of 9125.000.000 through a bond 'erland, he came upon an Inn Isolated
fitable. Early potatoes, berries and
th® Hermiston aditorlum Wednesday will Install complete planing mill. Ing and of sufficient Importance to more next year.
l».:*Je by the United States was re­ lq the mountains for four months to
hom« gardens are taking an Impor­
commended today by | Secrtetary every year. By the time he had
tant position and several other pro­ night, January 27. The auditorium
Work of the Interior department ln reached the plain tielow be had
ducts are being considered or test­ was'appropriately decorated for the
mapped out In his mind a story to
occasion
and
the
comjnlttee
who
ar­
a
report submitted to the senate which two enemies were to be shut
zK*4‘
ed out.
ranged the artistic settings deserve
committee on Irrigation and recla­ up ln the Inn for four months of Iso-
Hew Load Coming In
mation.
'*.tion. At the first railway bookstall
Already there la | movement to­ a lot of praise.
At an early hour visitors from
Suggesting modifications In the h i came to one of De Mnupasaknt's
ward some of* the lands under the
senate bill, the secretary declared hooks caught his eye. lie bought lt
Wstern Land canals that are to Umatilla, Stanfield and Echo begin
and, turning to the first puge. "L’Ao-
that the genral plan and purpos® of Mrge” appeared as the heading of tbs
carry water next year from the n ew . to arrlT® and by ten o’clock tbe hall
th
measure,
which
was
to
regulate
MeKay creek reservoir which has wa« «»*4 to
capacity. Formali.
story. The “Anberge-* wus his Iden­
and control the flow of the river tical Inn, the story was of two ene-
had its final appropriation and will
were dispensed with and in a
below the dam to prevent floods, mica shut up there during the winter,
h® completed in eight months. , ehort tlme everybody seemed to be
to Increase the water supply for Ir­ and the denouement the same ns hs
Several farmers will start work and havlnK the tim® of thlr life.
*
rigation. to pruviue uuiucativ 7T2IC? had Imagined.
Improvements this year while they, A special feature had been plana-
supply, to general® electric energy
have flood waters and be better pre. ¡e-d ior the « * • » * » consisting of an
u .
Eikim th e o ry of Death
and to eontrlhute to the general
pared for continuous water next ncrobatle dance by little Rooella
The Esk ip
■ v of death Is pe-
year. The Stanfield district w illI Matott-
U8Ual th« “ «»• IadT
prosperity of the southwestern part
of the country, had his support as iTillsr to < i ilstl ■ "-ns. and has re­
also b* ready for water naxt yew. brought down the house with heri
sulted I p i any traged!i"i. It was be­
a national undertaking to be carried lieved Unit n i
aad will carry water Into new ter­ performance.
In •’ ’wit
one
The
old
tlm®
dances
was
another
owt and administered by th® federal good, < evil
ritory here.
lien lie died ¡lie good
feature of the evening, they being J
government. Rtatlng that the fed­ soul expci'liil to
.al < 'nlty to
H u b Bureau Co-op.
sandwiched In between the more I
eral government should preferably bliss i::.d co fart lb ., wari.i pluti un­
The Farm Bureau Co-operative
I t t! .-as sup-
an oxcoilent work tn assisting modern steps and were popular with
be entrusteo whii me
w, der/ uund. Ills
po
ed
ti
:<
•:
ih I ii
lhe
t v b- e tl e
both
the
young
and
old.
such rights or distribution of Its op­ body died a I-rd'ug, har-afal
the farmers. Its savings are spread
l„. icm-»
At midnight a bounteous repast
portunities, or with Its Internation­ over thine who i-r Ijvklceu caotejlt
for t l miles each way and Its help
was
served
after
which
dancing
was
al relations he said that all uses of to encounter it. Whuu a person l»j-
la developing the dairy, Wog and
the undertaking can be coordinated eatnu 111 the medic,, man wan sent
poultry ■ Industries will prove very resumed until the wee small hours.
and the fullest benefits realized best for. Almost always he pronounced
valuable. Thia la one on® ot the
by cental control. If the proposals the case hopeless. The lnva,’’l was
products of adversity during the
Pareat-Teacher Heetiap
then taken out of the Igloo and placed
to the secretary’s report are adopt­ on the snow to parish. It wna a logi­
past years.
The Parent-Teacher association
ed.
protection
of
the
upper
Colorado
cs! preceding, for l( lie dl<-d Indoors
Aetivitp ia Haviang
rill meet Thursday. February 11, at
river states Is assured .bond Issue the igloo would have to be ubuiulonod
The creamery haa changed hands 9 o’clock at the school auditorium,
plan.
anil sealed up forever.
•bowing that the district la looking xhe following is the program to he
up. The Union OU Co. ha* iust giT, M.
i
Discussing the building of the
completed a fine distribution plant
Marian nendereoa:|
project through a national bond la-
Pendleton — Sunnyside tomato
, sttojj Secretar]
ary Work asserted that It growers shipped 11 carloads ot to­
and has a nah hhre. giving the ter- piay "Making of the « r e t Flag." ,
shotitd he a sum sufficient to pro- matoes during 1925.
yttory the benefit of -the services of
second grade: report of teacher«*
! vlde.for the construction of the dam.
two large <rfl eompaalea, th« Stand- convention by Prof Cherry and a
the power plant and the All Amsrl-
Eugene—Contract let for 9190,-
ard Oil aad the Ualoa both located paper on ‘T h e Value of Education”
her« within 2 years. Ivory buptnom by a . E. Bvasel.
ean canal and that an additional {000 film studio at The Brae«, sear
tw.w.e.r
I
I sum should be Included In the su- town.
IRRIGON NEWS ITEMS
MASONS FROLIC
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
T h e G ro u n d H o g
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