The Hermiston herald. (Hermiston, Or.) 19??-1984, May 26, 1927, Image 1

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    The Herald Keeps Close to the Heart and Mind of the Umatilla Project.
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THE DAIRY COW CAS
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THAK OK AK IRRIGATED
FARM OK THIS PROJECT.
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VOL. ZZI
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E REST POULTRY
TRICTS ANYWHERE
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HERMISTON, UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY 26, 1627
DECORATION DAY TO
BE OBSERVE!) HERE
SERVICES WELL
- i
HERMISTON, ONE OF
BE
(MAJ. GFN. JADWIN
HELD AT
W ill ..Be
Followed By Services At.
The Cemetery
H erm iston w ill pay hom age to th e
m em ory of h er d ep arted v e te ra n dead
in D ecoration Day exercises th a t a re
to be held M onday m o rn in g a t 1 0 :3 0
in th e local th e a tre . T he exercises
w ill be u n d e r th e auspices of H e r­
m iston P ost N o.-37 A m erican Legion
T h e p rogram calls fo r th e services
a t th e th e a tre to be follow ed by d e­
c o ra tin g th e graves of th e nine v e t­
e ra n s in th e local cem etery.
Rev. A. J. W are, p asto r of th e B ap­
ti s t ch u rch , and pasto rs of th e o th er
c h u rc h e s w ill co-operate. T he Invo­
cation w ill be said by Rev. F a th e r
N esdale. T his w ill be follow ed by a
selection by th e q u a rte t.
T he s c rip tu re read in g w ill be by
Rev. O. W. W atson, a fte r w hich Dr.
F. V. P rim e w ill sing. F ollo w in g th e
address of Rev. W are and th e tr ib u te
of silence by th e audience, th e S ta r
S pangled B anner w ill be su n g , and
th e benediction w ill be pronounced
by Rev, S. H am rick.
Im m ediately a fte r th e fo rm al p ro ­
g ra m , th e v ete ra n s w ill go in g body
to th e cem etery for the services th ere.
The local L egion post h as a rra n g e d
fp r th e D ecoration Day pro g ram , b u t
v ete ra n s of all w ars h av e been r e ­
quested and w ill be expected to jo in
in th e cerem onies as a m ark of r e ­
spect to d ep arted com rades.
T he v ete ra n s have been req u ested
to g a th e r a t th e J. M. B iggs office at
10 o’clock to m ake read y fo r th e s e r­
vices a t 10:30
.-(
WORK ON WATER MAINS TO
BE STARTED NEXT TUESDAY
COMMERCIAL CLUB
AUTHORIZES SICNS
ADMIRAL BULLARD
S h ip m en t of th e 12 inch pipe th a t
w ill be used by th e city In rep lacin g
p re se n t w a te r m ain s w as m ade from
P o rtla n d T uesday of th is w eek, and
LOCALS DEFEATED SUNDAY BY
th e w ork of lay in g th e lin e w ill g et TWO BOARDS TO BE BUILT ON
u n d e r way T uesday, May 31, acco rd ­
19 TO 1 SCORE
OREGON TRAIL
in g to H. A. P ankow , w ho w ill be in
c
h
arg
e
of
th
e
crew
.
Shorty Longhorn Fills Breach In
Local labor w ill be used in doing Printed Matter Also Ordered As
Box For West Enders After
th e w ork w hich is expected to be fin ­
Fart of Campaign to Get
%
ished d u rin g Ju n e.
Bears Go Wild
10:30 IN THEATRE
Addrcw ..By Rev. ..Ware
WALLA WALLA IS
WINNER IN GAME
NO. 38
COMMUNITY CLUB AWARDS CASH
PRIZES TO WINNERS
Seniors Get High Honors in High
School; Tie in Eighth Grade
New Settlers.
MaJ. Gen. Edgar Jadwin, chief o’
U nited States arm y engineers, w ht
directed the efforts of e n g in e e r, tc
control the Mississippi flood.
OREGON SPENDS 100
MILLION ON HIGHWAYS
W alla W alla sm acked th e W eet
E n d ers for a n o th e r defeat in S u n d ay ’s
gam e in th e W ash in g to n city w hen a
score of 19 w as am assed by th e B ears
w hile th e locals w ere a c q u irin g one.
A lack of good tw irlin g w as one of
th e chief hand icap s faced by th e lo­
cals.
Bei*ry' Echo ace w ho h as show n
good stu ff for th e W est E n d ers th is
Beason, sta rte d th e co n test, b u t c u ts
su stain ed In an accid en t th e week
previous on his h an d and w ris t w ere
re-opened and b leeding a fte r he had
delivered fo u r balls. P h elp s w as ill
and not a b le to m a k d 'th e trip . Ship-
ley w ent In for a p a ir of in n in g s and
th en yielded to S h o rty L on g h o rn w ho
stu c k th e rem ain in g seven in n in g s.
T he B ears w en t w ild in ab o u t four
In n in g s w hen th e ir scores w ere ac­
qu ired , an d th e locals w ere u n ab le
to u ncork an y firew o rk s. T h e con­
te s t w as m arked by sev eral erro rs,
b o th team s being g u ilty on th is
count.
The In d ian s are to play h ere S u n ­
day aftern o o n on th e local g ro u n d s
M anager Biggs is m ak in g an e ffo rt
to have some new b lo td on th e local
lin eu p to b o lster some of th e spots
th a t have show n w eakness for S u n ­
d ay 's contest. In prev io u s m eet­
ings w ith th e In d ia n s th e tw o team s
have broken even, each h a v in g ta k ­
en one victory, and th e W est E n d ­
ers w ill p u t on th e best th ey have in
an e ffo rt to w in a n o th e r game.
On First Test.
LEGION AUXILIARY ASKS FOR
♦
❖
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❖
An e x p e n d itu re of >250 for big
FLOWERS TO USE IN COVERING signboard to be erected a lo n g the
highw ay and for p rin te d m a tte r to
GRAVES OF VETERANS MONDAY be used in th e w ork of in te re s tin g
prospective s e ttle rs in lan d av ailab le
here for se ttle m e n t an d developm ent
w as au th o rized by th e com m ercial
club a t its m eeting T uesday.
T he actio n follow ed a discussion
th a t s ta rte d several w eeks ago w hen
proposals w ere p u t fo rw a rd to fol­
low up th e p u b licity a tte n d a n t on
th e McKay dam c e le b ratio n w ith a d ­
d itio n al p u b licity w ork in th e in te r­
est of land se ttlem en t.
The signboards, tw o in num ber
w ill be placed a t cu rv es on th e h ig h ­
way, one w est of H erm isto n , an d the
o th e r east oftow n.
T he p rin te d m a tte r w ill be used
in a n sw erin g in q u irie s m ade by
those a sk in g for in fo rm atio n about
th is d is tric t.
ALGER FEE NAMED CIRCUIT
A ctual co n stru ctio n w ork w ill not
JUDGE IN SIXTH DISTRICT s ta rte d u n til a ll th e fu n d s have been
raised to pay for tt.
T he A m erican L egion A u x ilary
w ill follow its estab lish ed custom of
g a th e rin g flow ers to be used In de­
c o ra tin g th e graves of v eteran « of all
w ars on D ecoration day, and a r e ­
q u est for d o n atio n s of flow ers has
been m ade by th a t body.
Those who have flow ers th a t they
a re w illin g to d o n ate should call
Mrs. H a rry K elly o r Mrs. W.
L.
H am m . A com m ittee from th e a u x ­
ilia ry w ill call for th e flow ers S u n ­
day afternoon.
T he graves of n in e v e te ra n s w ill
be d eco rated th is y ear in th e local
cem etery.
A dm iral W illia m H. G. Bullard, who
is chairm an ot tha federal radio com­
mission.
FUNDS FOR BASIN
PROJECT URGED
Spokane, W ash. — A dditional funds
for continuation of investigations in
Salem. O r. — D uring the p ast It
connection with the Colum bia basin
years, d ating from 1913, Oregon has
Prominent Pendleton Attorney Is
irrigation project should be asked ol
expended approxim ately * t ttO.OflO.OOf
congress at the next session, Dr. El
VIRGINIA RODDA WINNER
on Its highw ay program , while only
Appointed to Succeed Late
wood Mead, federal com m issioner ol
$08.000.000 covered all oth er govern
OF GOLD WATCH PRIZE reclam ation, recom m ended to the an
Judge Phelps.
m ental
ex p en d itu res
w ithin
that
nual m eeting of the Colum bia Basil
period. T he la tte r figure included $8.
Jam es A lger Fee J r ., p ro m in en t Senior Girl Gets Coveted Honor This Irrigation league here.
000,000 levied in taxes for loans and
C haracterizing the project "the
P en d leto n a tto rn e y , is th e new c ir­
cash bonuses for ex service men.
Year. Awards are Made in
larg est and therefore co stliest entei
c u it ju d g e In th<? six th ju d ic ia l d is­
T his inform ation w as contained in
Athletics, Debate.
prise of Its kind in the w orld,” Dr
tr ic t, com prising U m a tilla an d M or­
a rep o rt prepared by Sam A. Kozer
Mead outlined som e of the consW era
row counties. H is a p p o in tm e n t by
se c retary of state, for th e co n sid ers
G overnor P a tte rso n w as m ade a few
lion of a num ber of civic and com
V irg in ia Rodda, m em ber of th is tlons involved in its developm ent and
days ago, an d he w as given th e o ath y e a r’s g ra d u a tin g class, w as th is predicted that it m ust w ait for a t leas!
m ercial organizations in Oregon.
of office by h is fa th e r, Ju d g e Jam es y ear's w in re r of th e w atch prize of­ ten years before It can be undertaken
FUNERAL HELD WEDNESDAY
T he rep o rt showed th at during the DISTRICT BOARD WINS IN
He referred to the program of the
A. Fee.
la s t 28 years, the governm ental ex
fered a n n u a lly by th e
com m ercial
FOR MRS. WM. HAGGAMAN penses, exclusive of highw ays, aggre
APPEAL ON MEAD’S FINDINGS
Ju d g e Fee succeeds th e la te G il­ club for th e stu d e n t in th e h ig h secretary of the Interior for c o n p le
b e rt W . P helps. T he new ju r is t is school w hose w ork show s th e g r e a t­ tion of existing projects before any
g ated >87,750.000, and for th e first
F u n e ra l services for Mrs. W illiam 14 y ears of th is period th ese expenses Last Half Of 1926 Operation And a y o u n g m an and h a s been asocia-
est am o u n t of im p rovem ent d u rin g new ones a re started , and said that
H aggam an of S tan field who died S u n ­ w ere less than $20,000,000.
because of the im m ensity of the Ya
ted w ith his fa th e r In th e p ractice of th e course of the y ear.
Maintenance Funded On
d ay aftern o o n in St. A n th o n y ’s hos­
law in P en d leto n . H e is a g ra d u a te
“M any persons are unable to justify
M a rg a re t W a te rm a n w a s second kim a project and the fact th a t te r
p ita l in P en d leto n , w ere conducted th e high m otor vehicle license fee lr
of W h itm an an d C olum bia and w as in th e ra tin g given by te a c h e rs on years will be required for its comple
Secretary’s Ruling
in S tan field W ednesday m o rn in g a t O regon when com pared w ith th e 11
in th e a ir service d u rin g th e w ar. th e score of im p rovem ent show n, tion, a large sh are of the incom e of
10 o’clock w ith Rev. E. G. W u est of cense fee In th e adjoining s ta te s ol
A decision by C om m issioner Elwood C olum bia and
a ....... y tjscs
and Rodney D avis w as th ird . T his th e reclam ation bureau for th a t timi
P en d leto n in charge.
W ashington and C alifornia,” read th t Mead th a t land ow n ers on th e H e r­ T he p e titio n presen ted to G overnor is th e second y ear th e prize h a s been will be used in this state.
H er d eath resu lted from s tra n g u ­ rep o rt. “ In o u r neighbor s ta te s 11 m iston p ro ject w ould have to pay P a tte rs o n In b eh alf of Ju d g e F ee’s aw arded. Dick U pham w as th e w in ­
la te d h ern ia. She h ad su b m itte d tq an m ust be borne in mind th a t a p erso n a’ th e la st h a lf of th e o p eratio n and ap p o in tm en t by Col. J . H. R aley and
n er last year.
PLANES SCOUT FORESTS
o p eratio n for g o itre m ore th a n a pro p erty tax is paid in addition, while m ain ten an ce ch arg es for 1926 was Judge S. A. Low ell w as sighed by
O ther a w ard s m ade on th e clos­
week before,had recovered from th e In Oregon th e m otor vehicle fa ex recen tly reversed by th e se c retary of p ra c tic a lly atl m em bers of th e ’fear in
in g day iti school w ere d eb ate jtin s M achine* From Five Bases W ill Map
effects of th e operation and w as p re ­ em pted from any such tax.
th e in te rio r, acco rd in g to a copy of th e tw o counties.
fo re s t Blaze*.’
w hich w ere to Joe M cN aught, John
p a rin g to re tu rn home w hen th e h e r­
th e fin d in g s th a t have been received
W ashington, D. C^— Army airplanes
Pace, G erald M cKenzie an d H arvey
n ia developed and resu lted in d eath
by W. J. W arn er, se c re ta ry of the BENEFIT DANCE PLANNED AT
from five bases will fly over the na
DeMoss.
SHORT NEWS NUGGETS
w ith in a few hours.
board, from B. E. S to u tem y er, dis
Ja c k S m ith w as th e only a th le te ttonal forests of the Pacific northw est
H er m aiden nam e w as L ouisa K atie
PENDLETON FOR PLAYGROUNDS aw arded a le tte r in tra c k .
A ssistan t S ecretary of th e T reasury tr ic t counsel.
and C alifornia thlfC sum m er as forest
N ym an, and she w as born in F in lan d A ndrew s refused a $15,000 a y ear jo l
T h e com m issioner In h ls decision
fire scouts, the d ep artm en t of agrlcul
L
e
tte
rs
in
baseball
w
ere
won
by
A dance, th e proceeds of w hich
D ecember 23, 1871. She .cam e to A m ­ to head th e A ssociation A gainst Im ru led th a t th e la st h a lf of th e 1926
Lowell S tockard, G eorge Davis, John tu re announced.
will
go
to
sw
ell
th
e
fund
th
a
t
P
e
n
­
eric a in 1891 and lived in D enver for p u re Liquor.
ch arg es w ere n o t to be funded. The
N ew ell, A lb ert K en n in g s,
E v e re tt | The planes will have bases a t Eu­
dleton Is ra is in g for supervised piny
a y ear, going from th e re to A sto ria
Ja c k Sharkey, g ian t ex-sailor, knock d is tric t board In te rp re te d th e con­
H
am
m
an,
O
scar
M
ikesell,
Rodney gene, Or., a t S eattle, Wash., and Spo­
w here in 1893 sh e becam e th e brid e ed out his B oston rival, Jim m y Ma tr a c t of May, 1926, to m ean th a t for ch ild re n of school age in th e city Davis, Dick Upham , C larence G o r-! kane, Wash., a t M ather field, n ear
p
a
rk
s
d
u
rin
g
th
e
sum
m
er,
w
ill
be
of W illiam H aggam an. In 1909 they loney, in th e fifth round of a 15-round those ch arg es w ere t 0 be funded. Ac­
Sacram ento, Cal., and at. Glendale,
H appy
Canyon
F rid ay don, Don P arso n s and W illiam Rodda.
moved to S tanfield. She w as a m em ­ m atch in New York.
cordingly, an ap p eal from Dr. M ead’s given in
W in n ers of le tte rs in b ask etb all n ear Los Angeles, Cal. They will be
n
ig
h
t,
May
27.
More
th
a
n
a
score
b er of th e L u th e ra n ch u rc h an d had
Fourty-four persons w ere killed and decision w as tak en . T h e fin d in g s of
piloted by arm y a ir service reserve
of civic and fr a te rn a l o rg an izatio n s Included Joe N eary, Jo e M cN aught,
a large circle of friends.
officers tem porarily in the employ of
41 Injured In th e b la stin g 'o f th e Bath th e secretary of th e in te rio r u pheld
E
a
rl
P
eugh,
Jo
h
n
N
ew
ell,
George
R elativ es su rv iv in g Include th e Mich., village school house by A ndrea th e in te rp re ta tio n m ade by th e dis are co -o p eratin g in m ak in g th e w ork
D avis, E rn e st Cox, G eorge M cKen­ the forest service, who will be at
possible.
h u sb an d , one son, W illiam A. H ag g ­ Kohoe. dem ented farm er.
companled by forest officers, acting as
zie and A lb ert K ennings.
am an , W alla W alla; tw o d au g h ters,
E ight lives w ere lost w hen a wall
T he a th le te s w ho w ere aw arded observers.
Mrs. J u lia P enny, S tan field , an d J e n ­ hf w ater from w hat is known as th c
ALL OF EIGHTH GRADE
The prim ary work of the a ir patrol
Burton Is New Employe
le tte rs in football Included
Oscar
n ie H aggam an, teac h er. S e a ttle ; and "slid e” dam in th e Gros V enture rivet
J . W. B u rto n is a new em ploye at
M ikesell, H a rry
H am m an,
A lbert will be reconnaissance of large fires,
MEMBERS
ARE
GRADUATED
one siste r, MPs A nna F red erick so n , sw ept over th e little town of Kelly K in g sley ’s and is fillin g th e vacancy
K ennings, C larence G ordon, Jo h n confirm ation of fire reports, spotting
S tan field .
created w hen V ane B oynton le ft r e ­
Wyo.
E very m em ber of th is y ear's e ig h th N ew ell, H erb ert S w arn er, Don P a r­ of lightning fires, especially In areas
In te rm e n t w as in th e E cho cem e­
P resid en t Coolidge. It Is understood cen tly for P en d leto h . H r. B u rto n liv ­ g rad e in th e H erm iston school receiv ­ sons, G eorge Davis, I.eo E a rn h e a rt, not adequately covered by ground
tery .
will tak e for hls sum m er W hite House ed in B oardm an before com ing h ere ed a passing grade In the fin al ex am ­ S um ner R obinson, G eorge M cKen­ lookouts.
th e a ttra c tiv e C usack esta te a t Cas and form erly lived in A rlin g to n . His in a tio n s and w as g rad u ated . A p e r­ zie, Lowell S tockard, E a rl P eugh,
Miss M arg aret N eary has re tu rn e d cade, 10 m iles from Colorado S prings fam ily is h ere, an d th e y a re liv in g
C alifornia's >8,000.000 Bridge Opehsd.
fect record by a class of th is size is Jack S m ith and Bob W oodw ard.
to h e r hom e In th is city a fte r a y ear Colo.
in th e D oherty p ro p erty on Main seldom m ade, according to school a u ­
Vallejo, Cal. The w orld's biggest
Five m en w ho have ta k e n prom i­
sp e n t In te a c h in g a t P ilo t Rock.
P rediction th a t a tax su rp lu s ot stre e t.
th o ritie s. A. E. Bensel was the te a c h ­ n e n t p a rts in a th le tic ev e n ts in the highw ay bridge, spanning C arquinez
>500,000 000 would be in th e treasury
er.
high school w ere g ra d u a te d an d h ave s tra its In San F rancisco bay, was
FRANK LITTLE DOES OLD ADAM by th e tim e congress m eets in Decern BUSINESS HOUSES HERE TO
c o n trib u ted th e ir fin al m ite on th e opened for public travel last S aturday.
h er w as m ade by S en ato r Sim m ons nl
Shoulder Dislocated
field and floor for th e ir school. T he , The bridge not only sh o rten s overland
BE CLOSED ALL DAY MONDAY
STUNT ABOUT BIRTHDAY DINNER N orth C arolina, ran k in g d em ocrat on
Ja c k W h ite h as been ca rry in g his le tte r men g ra d u a te d in clude O scar i travel up and down the Pacific coast
th e sen ate finance com m ittee.
Places of business In H erm isto n rig h t arm in a slin g th is week a s a M ikesell, Joe N eary, L ow ell Stock- , but also brings San F rancisco and the
AND GETS INTO RAZZ-A-DOODLES
w ill be closed on M onday, May 30, re s u lt of an In ju ry su stain ed Sunday. ard , C larence G ordon and H erb ert E a st Bay cities into closer contact
G overnm ent to M anufacture W hisky.
w ith the fertile north cen tral region
S w arner.
to H e fell and dislocated the shoulder.
A nice b rig h t sign sho w in g a big
W ashington, D. C.—M anufacture ol D ecoration day. T he decision
of th e state.
close,
m
ade
Tuesday
a
t
th
e
m
eetin
g
luscious red rasp b erry p eek in g from w hisky for m edicinal purposes will be
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. U pham w en t to
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. B all of K lam ­
b eh in d g reen leaves w ill soon be In begun under tre a su ry supervision lr of th e com m ercial club, Is in line M cKay Creek S atu rd ay and w ere ac­
THE MARKETS.
a th F alls have re tu rn e d hom e a fte r
w
ith
a
custom
th
a
t
is
as
old
as
th
e
place a t F ra n k L ittle ’s service s ta ­ tim e to utilize th e fall corn crop. As
Portland.
com
panied
hom
e
by
th
e
ir
d
a
u
g
h
te
r,
a
v
is
it
h
ere
w
ith
re
lativ
es.
Mrs.
tio n to ad v ertise to th e w orld l h a t he sis ta n t S ecretary A ndrews announced tow n.
W heat—Big Bend bluestem , >1.58;
Miss H elen U pham , w ho ta u g h t th e H all is Mrs. B all's a u n t, and Mrs.
is a m em ber of H erm isto n 's Razz-A- T he treasu ry , he said, would a u th o r
E. L. C herry w as a v isito r in P e n ­ McKay school d u rin g the y e a r th a t B all and N. B. W h itfo rd a re sister hard white, >1.54; federation, soft
Doodle club.
Ize such m an u factu re by possibly five d leto n S atu rd ay .
w hite and w estern white, >1.49; hard
h as ju s t closed.
an d b ro th er.
H is m em bership in th e o rg a n iz a ­ corporations. T he m an u factu re of the
w inter, $1.46; n o rth ern spring and
tio n cam e by un an im o u s electio n and w hisky, while under governm ent super
w estern rod, $1.47.
follow ed h is b irth d ay . H e w ill he vision, will be financed and operated
H ay — Alfalfa, >20.50®21; valley
know n as Adam in th e club, due to en tire ly by p riv ate citizens.
tim othy. >20020.50; eastern Oregon
th e fa c t th a t he em ulated th e g e n t­
tim othy. >22022.50.
lem an of th a t nam e w ho gain ed p a rt
8 h o rt Line V aluation >98,350,000.
B u tte rfa t—40c.
of his fam e by reason of an alib i he
W ashington. D. C.— A te n ta tiv e valu
Eggs—Ranch, 19020c.
p resented th a t gave Eve some blam e atio n of >98,350,000 w as placed by the
C attle—Steers, good. >9.25010.00.
th a t women have denied ever since. In te rsta te com m erce com m ission or
HtofS—Medium to choice, >9.50®
R ecently Mr. L ittle cele b rated h is th e O regon S h o rt Line, as of Ju n e 1
11.00.
b irth d a y a n n iv ersary . He w as several 1928. The com pany’s capitalization or
Sheep— Lam bs, medium to choice,
y e a rs old, and a t th e b irth d a y d in n e r th a t d ate w as >122.168,173. w hile Its
>9.50011.50.
served by Mrs. L ittle In ho n o r of th e cap ital in v estm en t w as >133.094,104.
Seattle.
occcasion to r h e r husb an d an d a few
W heat—Soft white, >1.4754: w estern
g u ests she deemed It u n n ecessary to S in clair S entenced to T h ree M onths
w hite, >1.47*4; w inter, >1.46; w estern
W ashington. D. C.—H arry F ord Sin
m ake any su g g etto n to him as to th e
red, >146*4; n o rth ern spring, 1.46*4;
am o u n t of food he m ig h t consum e In clair, m ultim illionaire oil o p erato r and
bluestem , >1.57.
spo rtsm an , w as sentenced to serve
safety.
H ay—Alfalfa, >25; tim othy, P. S
D evelopm ents follow ing th e d in n e r th ree m onth* in "common ja il” and
>22.
show ed, how ever, th a t Mr. L ittle had td pay a fine of >500 for refu sin g tc
B u tter —C ream ery. 42c.
d isplayed m ore en th u siasm th a n ju d g ­ an sw er q uestions of th e sen ate Teapol
Eggs Ranch, 23025c.
m en t In th e am ount he ate. T he re s u lt Dome com m ittee in 1924.
C attle S teers, choice. >9.50010 00
w as pains In th e abdom in al reg io n s
H ogs Prim e, >11011.15.
an d a lack of en th u siasm fo r food H . E. Huntington, R ail M agnat«, D ie*
Spokane.
P hiladelphia.— H enry E. H untington
t h a t lasted sev eral days. Dup to th e
C a ttle --S te e rs , good, >8.7509 50.
fa c t th a t M r . L ittle th o u g h t th e 77. C alifornia railro ad m agnate, died
H ogs—Good, >10 50010.65.
blam e fo r h is Indisposition sh o u ld be In th e L ankenau hospital h ere follow
G row ers m eeting a t the sam e tim e
placed on h is w ife for o ffe rin g him tag an operation. The aged million
heard a report of the shippers' ac­
to o m uch food, r a th e r th a n on h im ­ aire had been critically 111 tor several
tion and will m eet n u t S atu rd ay to
self fo r e a tin g too m uch, th e clu b d e­ days.
plan a grow ers' organization.
1— F irst crete o f enntatonpes from Im perial valley, C alifornia, sta rte d to P resident Coolidge hy a ir mall. 2—
cided th a t on h is n ext b irth d a y a n n i­
v e rsa ry he w ill be expected to e n te r-
Mr. and M rs J, B. Moll bar« been Col Blanton Wtnshlp, new chief m ilitary aide a t the W hlteHouse. 8—C. W. Chui, Chinese student In Colum bia unb
Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Sw ayze were
versify, addressing a huge “H ands Off China" m eeting in New York.
t a l a all m em bers a t b is owa expense. to Portland th is week.
P en d leto n vlaltora S a tu rd ay .
Asa*
» s 'I V
HAROLD PACE WINS
CLUBS SPELLING BEE
4 —M
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T he second a n n u a l spelling co n test
held in th e schools of H erm iston
and conducted by Mrs. W. H. H am m
for th e C om m unity club, is over an d
ex a m in a tio n of th e papers b ro u g h t
o u t som e in te re stin g facts. N one
w as perfect, as one w as In last y e a r’s
te s t; th e e ig h th grade w in n er la s t
y ear wae not only freshm an w in n e r
th is y e a r b u t also of th e w hole h ig h
school; th e word “censure” th a t
caused so m uch grief last year w as a
stu m b lin g block th is y ear also, an d
one h ig h school pupil m isspelled 95
w ords o u t of 100.
L ast y e a r th e six th g rad e g ain ed
the h ig h e st average, th is year th e
eig h th g rad e m ade a b e tte r show ­
ing. W in n e rs and class averages
w ere as follow s:
H igh school c o n test: W inner. H a r­
old Pace. Second, Jo h n Pace. T h ird ,
Iva D unn.
S en io r average 78 per cen t; h ig h
paper, H arold Pace.
J u n io r averag e 58 per cen t; h ig h
paper, Iva D unn.
Sophom ore average 66 per cen t;
high p aper, G race Jackson.
F re sh m a n averag e 57 per te n t ;
h ig h p aper, H arold Pace.
S ev en th and 8th g rad e c o n test:
W in n er, E nos M artin ; second, S im p­
son H am rick ; th ird , B a rb a ra Root.
E ig h th g rad e av erag e 82 per c e n t;
best paper, E nos M artin.
S eventh g rade av erag e 54 p er
ce n t; b est paper, Jim m y N eary.
F if th an d 6th g ra d e d iv isio n ;
W in n er. A nna R ay M a rtin ; second,
M arjorie Myers.
i t Is w o r th j o f 'n o t e th a t of 51
ch ild ren ta k in g th e te s t in th e 5 th
and 6th g rad es division, b u t one
child, Cecil F itzell, cam e o u t w in n e r
in th e stru g g le to spell “ c e n su re ”
correctly.
E ig h ty -fo u r p u p ils took th e te s t
in tlx,, h ig h school. T he follow ing
is a list of th e w ords w hich w ere
m ost fre q u e n tly m isspelled and th e
divisions:
J u n io r F resm an
an d
and
S eniors Sophom ores
76
c h a riv a ri ...... 30
46
56
42
adolescent .... 14
42
66
C hau tau q u a .. 28
33
49
p a ra ly z in g .... 16
71
stry c h n in e .... 26
45
47
69
soliloquy ...... 22
45
75
30
subpoena ......
47
80
h em o rrh ag e .. 33
63
40
indisp en sab le
23
33
51
18
pick n ick ers
66
41
hypocrisy .... 25
49
29
cam ouflage .. 20
66
43
anonym ous .. 23
T he closest com petition cam e in
th e 8 th g rade, w here th re e p u p ils
tied fo r firs t place; th e y w ere E nos
M artin , Sim pson H am rick and B a r­
b a ra R oot, each sco rin g 99 per cen t.
Enos
m isspelled
“ ach ie v em en t,’’
Sim pson tran sp o sed “ a ” and “ e " in
c a le n d ar, and B a ra b a ra failed on
“ b allo o n .” To decide th e tie
60
w ords from a n o th e r list w ere given,
and in th e second test E nos received
94 per cen t, Sim pson 82 per cen t
and B a rb a ra 80 per cen t.
In th c 7th g rad e Jim m y N eary
scored 98 per cen t, and honorable
m tn tlo n ns scoring over 90 in th e
8th g rad e w as given M arian Cass-
and H elen G rigg. The keen com pe­
titio n In th e 8th grade w ill m ake th e
co n test n ex t y ear In te re stin g to
th ese w ho a re follow ing the progress
of th e p u p ils In th is line of endeavor.
P rizes th is y ear w ere cash prizes
and th e follow ing w ere th e aw ard s:
H arold Pace, high school, >4.00;
Enos M artin , 7th and 8th grades,
>3.00; A nna R ay M artin . >2.00.
FIRST REUNION IN 22 YEARS
ENJOYED BY HOFFMAN FAMILY
A reu n io n of m em bers of th e fam ­
ily of Mr. and Mrs. Jo h n H offm an
w ho reside nortli of tow n w as held
th is w eek, an d thti g a th e rin g m arked
th e firs t reunion of a ll th e m em bers
of th e fam ily in 22 years.
M r. an d Mrs. H o ffm an ’s golden
w edding a n n iv e rsa ry fell on May 16,
b u t due to th e fa c t th a t g ra n d c h ild ­
ren w ere In school a reu n io n a t th a t
tim e w as Im possible, so th e sons
and d a u g h te rs nnd th e ir fam llU a
postponed th e ir v isits u n til th is w eek.
T he m em bers of th e fam ily Include
Mrs. G eorge R obert ln n es. New W e st­
m in ster, B. C .; Rev. Jo h n A. H off-
...an, I-a Crosse, W a sh in g to n ; H en ry
W. H offm an. W alla W all» ; and Jaco b
H offm an w ho rt sides in th e C olum ­
b ia d is tric t.
7
The Stork
Mrs. Jam es L ane and baby d a u g h ­
ter w ill re tu r n to th e ir hom e in S ta n ­
field S a tu rd a y . T he baby, w eig h in g
n ln e pounds. v»aa born In th e H er-
mtalon hospital. Moy 15.