The Hermiston herald. (Hermiston, Or.) 19??-1984, November 28, 1929, Image 1

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    The Hermiston
DIVERSIFIED FARMS
NAY — OPPORTUNITIES
ART. HEUE.
VOL. XXIV
— NUMBER 13—
HERMISTON, UMATILLA COUNTY, OKEGON, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1929
LAST FOOTBALL GAME OF SEASON VICTORY
FOR HERMISTAN SQUAD AT MILTON FRIDAY
SCORE 32 TO 0 IN CONTEST WITH ♦
♦
M’LOUGHLIN HIGH SCHOOL
♦
FOURTH, SIXTH GRADES
RIVALS
♦
♦
SIX BOYS ATTEMPT TO GET
THANKSGIIVING TURKEY; FAIL
Two Birds Taken From Walter Dyer
Farm Sunday Afternoon; Are
HIGH AVERAGE WON
BY MANY STUDENTS
Found Later.
SUBSCRIPTION, $2.00 PER TEAS
BENEFIT CARD PARTY NETS •
APPROXIMATELY $30 PROFIT
Mrs. W. J. Warner Wins First Prize
For Women; F. C. McKenzie
Gets Prize for Men.
Local Farmers and Eastern
Corporation May Contract
For Growing Of Artichokes
HONOR ROLL LISTED AT END QF
Approximately |30 were made at
Six boys from Pendleton last Sun
SIX WEEKS
the benefit card party given Monday
♦
Spirit has been running high ♦ day undertook to prepare for the
night In the library building by the
lo c a l Team Wins Three of Seven Con­ ♦ between the fourth grade and ♦ Thanksgiving festivities by shooting Pupils Required to Have High Marks
library board for the purpose of
PROPOSITION DISCUSSED FRIDAY
♦ the sixth grade during the past ❖ one turkey and taking another front
tests Played; 12 Men Earn
raising money to buy new books.
In Order to Gain Special
AT MEETING
♦ week in the Parent-Teachers’ ♦ the Walter Dyer farm. However, at
There were thirteen tables at the
Letters.
Mention.
< Association membership contest. ♦ a hearing Monday morning in the
party. Although it had been an­
New Crop Pointed Out as Profitable;
With a 32 to nothing victory over ♦ Each grade in ..the ..grammar ♦ office of Justice of the Peace J. 8
nounced that there would be tables
Quota of 600 Acres Now
Mac Hl's super varsity team In Mil- ♦ school has been trying to bring ♦ West,, they found out that prepara­
With the end of another six weeks for five hundred as well as for
The past, present and future of
Reached.
tion
In
this
case
was
not
better
than
♦
in
more
new
members
for
the
♦
ton Friday, the Hermiston high
of school, the honor roll, including bridge, nothing but bridge was play­ the Jerusalem artichoke were held up
school football squad concluded its ♦ organization than any ..other. ♦ reparation, for they were required to the names of all those who have an ed.
before the public at the meeting Fri­
Hermiston’s soil, climate and ir­
<4 The fourth and sixth grades ♦ repair the damage they had done.
football season this year.
average of two or better, with no ex­
There were first and second prizes day night. One of the principal dis­ rigation facilities are the reasons
<•
were
the
most
successful
in
the
♦
Mac Hi’s super varsity is a flashy
Neighbors of the Dyer farm heard cused absences or tardiness, has been for both men and women. Mrs. W. closures made was that the artichoke
little team made up of the Eastern «• undertaking and at the end of ♦ the shooting Sunday and notified H. compiled. Those who have reached J. Warner won the first prize and is a plant about which comparatively that brought Lou D. Sweet to this
Oregon champion's first string sub­ ♦ last week they both had approx- ♦ W. Kelley, local police officer, who this standard during the past six Mrs. George Briggs won the second little Is known. It Is a native of community last week to try to con­
tract for 500 acres to be devoted to
♦ imately forty members signed ♦ started out to find the persons who weeks are:
stitutes.
prize for women. Mr. F. C. Mc­ America, but a Frenchman was the the cultivation of artichokes next
Hermiston displayed a fast aerial ♦ up apiece. The pupils in the ❖ had done the shooting. He found
First Grade: David Hamm, Mary Kenzie and Mr. Ralph Brownson won first person to take any particular
attack that netted a touchdown in ♦ sixth grade have won the con- ❖ them later In Hermiston. They had Harris, Bobby Smith, Mary Hemp the first and second prizes for the Interest In it. He took the plant to year for the Pabst company in Wis­
consin, according to a statement made
test for the past two years. ♦ hidden the two turkeys out by aa hill, Irene Little, Betty Henrlksen men.
the first few minutes of play. Mac
France, where it has been extensively by Mr. Sweet, agriculturist for the
Hl outclassed the locals on line ♦ The winners will be determined ❖ oil station. The guns were taken and Gilbert Dyer.
company, at a meeting Friday night
Since the refreshments, served at cultivated since.
bucks, but was unable to break up ♦ at the end of this school week ♦ from the boys and their bond was
Second Grade: Kenneth Bense', Al­ 11:15, were donated, the expense of
in the Hermiston library.
With
•N and will be announced next ♦ set at |5 0 a piece.
their passes.
lan Clarke, Marian Pierce, Joyce Mc- the party ran about one dollar.
The reason given for the recent all the necessary 600 acres signed
♦
week.
Hermiston scored early 'in the first
Judge West at the Monday hearing Cully, Glen Warner and La Verne Therefore, most of the money taken interest In the artichoke Is because up for by local farmers, the pros­
quarter when Bills received a pretty
required that they pay for the tur Williams.
some doctors have discovered that pects of making Hermiston an arti­
in was profit.
pass from Smith and trotted twenty
Third Grade: Maxine Blinston, Vir­
keys and all the costs of the case.
the levulose contained in the plant choke center seems likely.
At
the
benefit
party
held
this
time
yards for the counter. After the
He also remanded the case to I. M. ginia Dyer, Alma Laird, Gladys
is not harmful to diabetic patienes.
Artichokes in this community
last
year,
about
|10
more
were
made,
next few plays, Hermiston again gain­
Schannep, county judge In Pendle Pierson, Geraldine Mullins, Jessie
Levulose is thought to be almost should prove to be a money crop for
there
being
sixteen
tables
at
that
ed possession of the ball and started
ton. since most of the boys are under Moore Rnd Ralph Marble.
twice as sweet as sucrose, cane and the district, according to Mr. Sweet.
a goalward march that resulted in
Fourth Grade: .. Edward Hall, Es­ party. The library board, composed beet sugar.
The crop itself will mean a profit of
Patrol Memliers Promoted Tuesday eighteen.
of Mrs. C. S. McNaught, chairman,
another touchdown, the result of a
The names of the boys are Blaine ther Mullins, Ruth Pierson, Ruth Mrs. Rena Waterman, Mif3. H. T.
at least 875.00 an acre, estimating
pass from Felthouse to Martin.
At Meeting; Overnight Hike
The encyclopedia says that tho ten tons to an acre, at $15’ a ton.
Du Puls, Louis Pinson, G. M. Som- Shaw and Mary Skovbo.
Fraser, Mrs. Walter Hamm and Mr.
Fifth
Grade:
Charles
De
Haven,
Mac Hi Almost Scores
artichoke belongs to the same family In addition, the tops of the plants
merville, James Ferguson and Carl
Planned.
After Hermiston had scored her
Helen Dunning, Bonnie Jean Follett, B S. Kingsley, plans to have only tho as the sunflower. It sometimes grows provide a valuable food for cattle and
MacGlnnls.
one
benefit
this
year.
Instead
of
the
first touchdown, Mac Hl tightened up
Frank Furrer, Irene Kennings, Rob­
from eight to ten feet high and has the picking up of the crop after the
Starting this week, there will be
and began a goalward march of her
erta Mullins, George Newell, Clifford two that were given last year.
a yellow flower.
digging will supply work during the
own. By power plays and end runs a contest between the three patrols
Roberts and Aretha Williams.
slack
time of the year.
the locals were pushed back to their of the scout troop for the best write­
Sixth Grade: Jack Bennett, John
Mr. Sweet said that he used to be
Valley Too Wet
•own five yard line and Mac Hi surely up on the scout news of the week.
Biggs, Barbara Reid, and Dora June
known as the "potato man," after he
The Pabst company uses the arti­
would have scored had not the whis­ The articles will be published in the
Richards.
hod
experimented
with
Irish
potatoes
choke in the manufacture of food
After Wednesday, Thursday and
tle ended the first half. This was Hermiston Herald.
Seventh Grade: Beverly Blelman,
in Colorado. The similarities be­ products. In looking around for
Last week Mr. Payne, scoutmaster, Friday of this week, when "Uncle Ruth Davis, Bruce Follett, Neva
Mac Hl’s only threat as Hermiston
The second turkey pool will be sold tween potatoes and artichokes, also places to raise the product, the com­
had little trouble in checking the and Howard Cherry attended a first Tom's Cabin" will be shown at the Richards, George Sale. Charles Shaw,
November
30, Saturday, according to a tubular plant, was one reason he pany found that many places were
Columbia
theatre,
there
will
be
no
aid course held in Pendleton every
attack after that.
Miriam Swarner and Edna Turn-
is engaged in his present work.
not suited to the production of the
word just received by George Jen­
In the second half, Hermiston Wednesday night. All the patrol mid-week shows at the theatre, ac­ blad.
Jerusalem artichoke.
The middle
cording
to
the
announcement
made
Tho
scored three more touchdowns and leaders plan to attend these meet­
Eighth Grade: Edith Clarke, Anna kins, assistant county agent.
Cows and sheep eat the tops of west was found to have rain too
by Don Olsen, manager. There will
•converted twice for two more extra ings in the future.
Rae Martin, Vivian Kane, Iris Schaf­ bbirds w ill, be received here about artichokes readily, it was brought early and late In the season to per­
points, making the score 32 to 0. ' ; m . r . Deckor and Norman Lara- be shows on Saturday and Sunday er and Marjorie Schafer.
one week later. The notices of the cut at the meeting. The food value mit work In the Boll. The same was
the
same
as
usual.
In
the
past
there
The Hermiston line functioned de, scoutmaster at Pendleton, were
For the high school the honor roll prices and receiving days will he sent of the plant has not yet been deter­ true In the Willamette valley. In
have also been shows on Wednesday is:
w ell and the defensive work proved here Tuesday night to conduct
mined, but facts about the Influence northern California, where the grow­
court of honor. Many badges were and Thursday.
to be too much for Mac Hl.
Freshmen: Howard Cherry, Mar­ out to each turkey grower and Mrs. on butter fat will soon be available, ing of artichokes has been tried, the
This was the final game for the awarded at the court. Eugene Pierce
garet Felthouse, Dfrk Martin and Brink, manager of the Oregon-odaho Mr. Sweet says.
land Is low and when rain does
Hermiston squad.
The basketball received a second class badge. Fred BAPTIST-CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Frank Sbatv,
turkey pool, has promised two days
come, the deluge covers the fields.
Hensel and Jim Neary received first
season begins Monday.
Sophomores:
Dorothy
Addleman,
and
two
crews
for
receiving
them.
. SELECTS DONNER AS PASTOR
Twelve inches deep Is about tho i making it impossible to get the crop
class
badges.
Jim
Neary
and
How­
Bill Hurly, James Neary, Edna Ott
The Hermiston Commercial club j deepest Mr. Sweet has ever seen ar- out of thc groUnd. The sandy soil
Wins Three Games
Hermiston finished the season with ard Cherry were awarded three merit
W. H. Donner, who has been fill­ and Agnes Roberts.
has apointed a committee to keep a tlchokcs grow. They will probably here permitting the artichoke to
a rating of .500. A total of seven badges apiece. Bob Henderson two ing the place left by A. J. Ware, for­
Juniors: Mary Brownson Ruth room warm for those who are wait­ average around eight and nine come out of the ground clean, the
games were played, of which three and Billy Hurly one. Bob Hender­ mer paator of the Baptlst-Christlan 'Cherry and Leona Dyer.
ing in line and also to furnish hot Inches deep in this part of the coun­ scarcity of rain early and late in the
were won, three were lost, and one son and Howard Cherry also receiv­ church, for the past two weeks, was
Seniors: Shirley Brownson, Mer- coffee. All those bringing turkeys try.
season combined with the irrigation
was tied. The season’s results are: ed star scout badges.
officially called by the church here lin Earnhart, Bill Felthouse, Morris are requested to fall In line when they
facilltcs that provde the plants with
Hermiston ........ 6 Athena............ 0 Several promotions were made. Wal­ Sunday afternoon to become its per­ Pierson and Jane Warner.
come.
Mr. Ed JackBon says the artichoke the necessary water, caused Mr.
Hermiston ____ 0 Kennewick .. 12 ther Ott was elected assistant scout manent pastor.
Is a weed and grows like a weed, but gWget to point out this section aa a
Hermiston ____ 8 Athena ............ 3 master, Morris Pierson junior assist­ Mr. Donner has been living in New­
he doubtM if it is advisable to put good place for artichokes several
TWO HOSTESSES ENTERTAIN
Hermiston ........ 0 Heppner .......... 0 ant scoutmaster, Billy Hurly senior berg for the past few months, al­
tke plants 42 Inches apart, as the years ago.
Hermiston ........ 0 Pendleton ........24 patrol leader, Bob Henderson, assist­ though he has not been preaching
Pabst
company advises. There was
Mrs. C. J. Blelman and Mrs. Alfred
Company Does Digging
Hermiston ........ 8 Heppner .„ ...1 1 ant senior patrol leader, Buddy there. For six years he preached in
quite a discussion on this point, sev­
According to the agreement now
Walter
Warner
of
Irrigon
was
one
Christopherson
entertained
at
a
Prime patrol leader of the Owl pat­ Colorado.
Hermiston ........ 32 Mac Hl......... 0
.of the delegates frfim Witlantette bridge party at Mrs. Christopherson’s eral feeling that 4 2 inches presented being made between the farmers
Hermiston scored a total of 50 rol with Gordon Blessing as his as­
Mr. and Mrs. Donner left for New­ University in Salem to attend the home Saturday. Twenty guests were ah Irrigation problem. However, Mr. and the company, the Pabst com­
-points while her opponents scored 69. sistant, and Howard Cherry master berg Monday morning. They will
convention of the Epworth League in present. Mrs. B. Haneline won the Sweet seemed to think the farmers pany agrees to furnish the seed, the
The scoring honors are divided be­ of ceremonies.
pack up their belongings and expect Portland recently.
Nine students first prize, Mrs. Ralph Richards the ceuld use their Judgment in the mat­ digger and a man to do the digging.
All three patrols have entered the to be back here by the last of the
tween Smith, who scored two touch­
The farmer must do the planting,
from Willamette were at the state second prize, and Mrs. W. W. Felt­ ter.
downs and converted twice for a Blue Mountain Patrol Efficiency con­ week.
the cultivation and the Irrigating.
meeting.
house the consolation prize.
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total of 14 points; Bills, who scored test.
H. J. Stillings first started grow- He must board the man who runs
The scouts sts going to have an
three touchdowns for a total of 18
tng artichokes in 1911, when he the dgger, pick up and sack the crop
points; and Martin who scored three overnight hike to Cold Springs this
bought ten pounds at two and one- and take U to the depot, where he
week end.
times for a total of 18 points.
half cents a pound. He grew 19 will receive $15 a ton for the cron
Written by the Wolf Patrol.
12 Men Earn-Letters
sacks from the ten pounds.
Estimating tho probable yield at a
Those men who finished the sea­
conservative figure of 10 tons to an
son with the squad and earned their TRAPPING SEASON OPENS SOON
The artichoke does not mature un­ acre, this would mean $150 an acre.
letters are Nation, right end; Addle-
til the tops are dead brown and dry. Counting the expenses at $7 5 an
The trapping season opens Decem­
man, left tackle; Bennett, center; O.
The amount of levulose in the tuber acre, thia would make the profit $75
Cox, tackle; E. Cox, tackle; Whit­ ber 1, a month later than last year,
depends on the time It is dug.
an acre.
sett, guard; Martin, left end; Felt- by reason of a change in the law
According to George Jenkins, the
house, quarter; Smith, full; Bills, made by the state legislature. The
The artichokes at the experiment average for seven farms in this
half; Barnhart, half; Haddox, end; season will close February J8. Al­
ranch have been grown on old al­ community where artichokes are
ready several hundred men have re­
and Throop, tackle.
falfa land, the kind of land that will now being grown is about 12 tons
Of this group. Smith, Felthouse, ceived licenses from the state game
probably be used by the farmers who to an acre or 5.1 pounds to a hill.
Bills, Nation, Barnhart and Bennett commission. This cold weather will
plant artichokes.
The results of artichoke growing on
will be lost by graduation. This improve the fur of the animals and
the Umatilla Experimental Farm also
leaves only seven lettermen for a bring to the trappers an increase in
"Pabst made Milwaukee famous.” showed the yield to an acre to be 12
prices,
according
to
the
commission.
nucleus for next year’s squad.
Mr. Dean said, "and I hope it will tons, according to Harold Dean.
make Hermiston famous." He also
Plant Not New Here
Methodist Church
raid that artichokes will not stand
The Jerusalem artichoke has been
alkali land and that the land chosen grown by various farmers here for a
The Methodist churches through­
should be easily
Irrigated, hold number of years. Ed. Jackson and
out the state will observe Sunday,
water well, and that the Irrigation II. J. Stillings have been two of the
The members of the Hermiston December 1, as White Cross Sunday,
should be stow and thorough.
largest producers of the crop.
Mr.
Baptist church held the annual meet which means that they will give
Jackson now has three and one-
lag and dinner of the church at the special attention to the work of hos­
half acres in the crop.
home of the Reverend and Mrs. J. pitals and the church in that regard.
Farmc s interested in the crop were
T. Dowell last Thursday evening. Ia keeping with that idea the local
advised by Mr Sweet to visit some of
Although the cold weather prevented church invites you to help to make
the farms where artichokes are be-
some from coming, there was a good It a fitting service. May I say, as
attendance. After the dinner, served pastor of the church, that we ear-
” S'#» 'IW
at I o’clock, the business meeting for neatly seek your aid In the services
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the election of officers was held. A of the day and every Sabbath, as far
call was given to the Rev. Dowell to as that goes. We hope to have a
continue as pastor for the coming place for every member who comes
year. The report of the treasurer to the church and It Is impossible to
showed all Mils paid to date and a render the service that we earneetly
balance In the treasury. A radio desire to render without a 100 per
program was listened to after the cent cooperation. The service will
business meeting.
be nt 11 o’clock next Sunday and
yon have a cordial Invitation to att­
cbokes by the United States govern-
HUNDRERS OF FISH PLANTED end. At 10 o'clock you will be wel­
come to the Sunday ehool and the
« tha M , 587,811 fish Uhsrated worship hoar Just following that.
dnriag the year, <89,420 wert plaat-
tea nt 8:30 you will mins something
ad la Vmatllla eounty .accördfng to It yon fall to get In on that discuss­
Word reeefved from Harold Cltfford, ion la the B. L. service U. R. wel-
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♦
Artichoke's Past
Revealed Friday
Scouts Active
Schedule Changes
Turkey Pool Soon
College Delegate
Dowell to Remain
Jenkins a t School
mq.
Oecar Fayas,