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NYSSA GATE CITY JOURNAL, THURS.
Shots . . .
(Oregon i\ev.s Bur.au)
Mt. Hood In wintry . _ garb, as seen from the new Tlmberllne Lodge. A hlghwn
strutted from Government Camp making this scene available thruout the winter months.
Shell Touring Service).
EDITOR ASKS “WHOSE
DUCKS ARE DYING”
AS COLD WAVE HITS
(From Glenns Ferry Gazett)
There has been much comment
throughout Southern ¿dauo aoou,
the fact that large numbers of ducks
have starved to death outright, while
Others have met death because ot
being too weak to escape their en
There should be no such loss, but
who or what is to blame is the ques
tion. The cold weather and snow can
not be the whole reason, as tiiere is
less this winter, in this locality at
least. Local sportsmen are laying
the blame at the doer of the bi
ological survey department.
The ducks and geese are migratory
birds and as such, are under the jur
isdiction of that department, with
its governing head several thousand
miles away. The laws governing the
migratory bird shooting season are
made in Washingtoin, D. C., for sec
tions of country with pecularities of
their own and which will not prevail
The duck season in Southern Ida
ho the past season was over before
til. re were any but locally raised
ducks to shoot at. Ordinarily the
local ducks are the only ones here
until the first of December. The
northern ducks, and which are in
the vast majority, only move south
as the ccld stormy weather forces
them south from one section to
another. Eventually they came to
the Snake River valley where warm
water, pleasant weather and a
closed season invited them to stay.
Along comes heavy snows to cover
their feeding grounds. As a result
they soon become too weak to re
sume their journey southward.
It became a question of seeing
thousands die of hunger or the
sportsmen supplying the necesary
feed, the latter to be paid for by
someone. An appeal to the federal
department was met by an appro
priation of $300. Very magnanimous.
The sportsmen were urged to buy
lots of shells, go out along the rivers
and lakes and shoot—not at the
ducks, as that would be a violation
of the law—but in the air. The
suggestion was also made that no
more feed be put out. The theory
was that the birds (already dying
for lack of proper feed) would be
frightened and resume their inter
rupted trip to the southland.
There has been appropriated by
the Idaho legislature a large sum for
feed for the starving birds; local
sportsmen, both as organizations and
individuals, h a v e
imounts of time and money and
grain to help save the ducks and
<eeoc that belong to the federal de-
The shooting season in Idaho
vas for only thirty days when
hunting was poor; shotguns were
cut to a three-shell capacity, and
the $1.00 stamp added, in an effor:
to build up the “crop.” Had the sea
son been made to allow shooting
when the greatest percentage of
birds were here, there would have
been more killed, but far less than
I'ave died of starvation, and others
forced on south.
Nothing can be dene this year to
repair the damage done, but the
sportsmen's organizations of Idaho
and adjoining states should take
the matter up with their state
Wildlife Federations and through
them, carry the matter to Washing
ton, and insist that the biological
survey take steps to prevent a re
currence of present conditions.
If the biological department con
tinues the practice of making rules
in Washingtor for Idaho. Oregon
Utah and other northwest states and
collecting $1.00 besides as a propaga
tion tax. the same department should
be responsible for, or make some ef
fort at least to prevent, resurrence
of present conditions.
Loving Much or Little
It has been truly said that In
those who love little, love Is a pri
mary afTectlon; a secondary one
In those who love much. Be sure
he cannot love another much who
loves not honor more. For that
higher affection sustains and ele
vates the lower human one, cast
ing around it a glory which mere
personal feeling could never give
LOWER BIG BEND
MISS FLORENCE RUSSELL
Mrs. W. W. Looney, who has been
seriously ill in Caldwell, was able to
be taken to the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. Inez Hart in Santa Barbara
Mr. Locney is giving up farming
and is selling out at Public Auction
February 22. He will go at once to
Santa Barbara, Calif., to be with
Mr. and Mrs. Syner Carrol were
jad'y frightened Wednesday when
their kitchen caught on fire. Wm.
Teter and Chas. Witty came along
just in time to help put it out with
out any serious damage being done.
The lower grade room entertained
their mothers at a Valentin? party
Friday afternoon. A short program
with the opening of their Valentine
box, followed by refreshments was
■n joyed by the children.
The P. T. A. held its regular
month’y meeting Wednesday night
Mrs. Joe King, Chas. Witty, M. K
Johanessen were elected for a nom
Mr. and Mrs. Borge spent the week
end in Weiser with Mrs. Borges
father who is ill with pneumonia.
Mrs. Edd Able, Mrs. Ray C art
wright and daughter Helen were
Thursday visitors of Mrs. Harry
Loren Grewell, brought Mrs.
Grewell down from their ranch on
the Owyhee to his sheep camp at the
W. W. Cummings ranch.
The William Maybeary family
were Sunday dinner guests of the
O. E. Butlers in Kingman Kolony.
Martha Godwin has been staying
with Lucille Thrasher in Kingman
Kolony and attending high school.
Tom Godwin has bought the
Maurice Judd ranch in the Kolony
and will move March first to his new
Ed. Abbl is chopping hay on the
Owyhee the past week.
Many Bend farmers attended the
Soil Conservation meeting in Ad
Mr. and Mrs. Oce Schweizer of
Owyhee called at the Harry Russell
home Monday afternoon.
Bill Scott received word th at his
sister Mrs. Gillie Trainer is very
sick a t Joseph. Oregon.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe King are recov
ering from an attack of the flu.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Dennon were
visiting In the Bend Monday. They
expected to leave for Seaside, Ore
gon about the first of March.
Two Kinds of Lava
Portland has bein treated to a
sensational controversy in connec
tion wiUi me ring oi the orejoi.
Worsted Mills before a trial exam-
ner oi th national Labor Relations
jc&rd. Testimony ny Portland pj.ice
vas tended to indicate tn at tomb,
rtoent.y sound at me mill may have
jeen placed tiiere by someone s ek-
ng to embarass the union agitators.
A ciuak of my tery has been
thrown aoout the entire affair with
the public left to draw its con
clusions lrum me prejudiced state
ments of opposing attorneys while
.he real testimony has been taken
in seen et sessions.
Officials of th- labor relations
board state that they are not con
cerned whether a crime has or has
lot teen committed, but th at they
ire seeking evidence of violations Opens Sunday, February 21 for a
j I the Wagner act.
Three Day engagement at the
Dreamland Theatre, Ontario
Some cf the Hood River grangers
who have been trying to get legisla campaign literature when he sougl
tion at Salem that they believe will return to the state house last No.
protect them from another costly ember. He was defeated.
transpoi tation tUup have been ask
ing pointed questions about the pres
Latest efforts of the slot machine
ence at hearings tiiere of Charles W
crowd to try to embarass those who
Hope and Coaoilalor Howard of th< oppose their operations has been to
National Labor Relations board al
introduce a till at Sa'em to ban bet
ways in the company of B. A. Greer ting on horse races through so-call
ed bookmakers. We already have a
“I thought these men were sup
aw banning such betting but the
posed to be open-minded representa
nervous slot machine manipulators
tives of the public but apparently In seems to think another, should it be
stead of being umpires, they are out openly violated, will help them.
and out labor agitators and at gov
Just what reasoning process these
ernment expense." declared one mlnon of sure-thing gambling use i
granger after the hearing last Thurs not clear. However, cne fact is crys
tal clear and no amount of legisla-
«-«nipulation will cove' It. It 1
Those who are always looking for th at the sucker who plays a slot
some off-color developments wher machine has less chance of getting
the legislature is in session insist his money back than he has at any
that lobbyists are responsible for the ether kind of gambling.
session extending beyond the 40-day
The toll of all kinds of gambling
limit. Thee shrewd manpulators who is heavy. Continued p'av. no mutter
operate from the legislative corri what the game, will consume the lar
dors always get further when the gest bankroll, for the oldest rule of
lawmakers are weary and their cash
low, assert the wiseacres. They be
lieve that free meals and free liquor
get the better results after the
measly $3 per day has been cut off.
Robert Farrell, young chairman of
the Lincoln day banquet in Port
land, and a ex-member of the legis-
'ature. is coming in for a lot of crit
icism these days. Staunch republi
cans flocked to the banquet hall tc
see B. F. Irvine, editor of the Jour
nal and a new deal supporter seated
in a place of honor at the speakers'
table. Farrell is the same young
candidate who neglected to put the
word “Republican" on any of his
E ig h t-F o rf?
There Is A Difference
There is a difference in every kind of meat, and
we pride ourselves on having the BEST in
every line . . . yet we sell reasonable.
Shop in confidence at our m ark et. . . when you
serve meat from the Nyssa Packing Company
you are assured of quality.
is baked for you every
day. If you are not
eating Swan Bread at
every meal, you are
R E P A IR IN G
Bring your watch troubles to
us . . . every watch needs reg
ular cleaning and adjusting.
We guarantee our work and
all the work done personally
by Harold Ginzel. assuring
you of high class workman
NYSSA PACKING CO.
Fri.-Sat., Feb. 26-27
ITS GIGANTIC, ITS COLOS
SAL — IN FACT ITS EVEN
White Bread. Rye
and Whole Wheat
and Gift Shop
T A K E A CHUCK — S E E
ROUND & ROUND SHE GOES,
WHERE SHE STOPS—YOUR
GUESS IS AS GOOD AS OURS.
THE OLD ARMY GAME, 21 OR
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BABY NEEDS SHOES.
Wheels of Chance
Many Other Games
The Kind That
Made Vale Famoua
BOTH NIGHTS—STRAIGHT TICKET
Musvc by the world famous Vagabonds— as
rough and tough an outfit as ever comes dQwn
“BUCKS” 10c each—3 for 25c
"EAT M O R E M E A T ”
50,c PEPSODENT ANTISEPTIC
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Vladimir Clirnkoff's (rawing at Fred gaming establishment la that the VETERANS OK FO REIGN
Mac-Murrjy and C hiudette Cdibert take, the house percentage, will get
WARS TO MEET FRIDAY
them in the end. And the man who
in “MAID O f SALEM”
plays if he plays long enough will
The regular meeting of the Vet
find to his sorrow that the only one erans of Foreign Wars will be heU:
who wins is the man who runs the this Friday evening, Fibruary 19th,
according to announcement by Com-
mader Jake Ko'.len. AU veterans wh
erved in defending their country
Potato prices continue to soar against foreign countries are invit
Bakers have been commanding $4.25 ed to attend.
i hundred wholesale in Portland Wi
can expect the usual afterm ath-
heavy potato planting this summei
—ordinary prices as a result next
fall. Turkey raisers can give you
some figures on this situation Last
\ P R I C E S ^
year they did well This year the
national crop was twice that of thf
year ago and with local shippers cut
from much of the«r market by th»
maritime strike they took real loss
es. The market was a full 10 cent-
a pound under the previous year. 8<
that chances next year will be for s
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lighter turkey crop and good price
and a heavier potato output and re
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