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Representative Newspaper of Malheur County
ONTARIO, OREGON, FRIDAY. NOVfiMllEH 12, 1901
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No Doefet Independent Irriga
tion District Will Be
Ontario has been vt lf inucli
in the lime light Ulil week, the
hotel corridor and streets indi
cating something was going on
The city was full of nolahhs
ml conferences were held from
morning until midnight. Win 10
the smoke of hatlle cleared and
the eituuti(n could bt sicd Up
it do-velopcd that great headway
had been made in getting tin
representatives of the High Fine
irrigation rojci t and the af
footed land owners together.
Colonel C F. B, Wood ami
Win. McKin.ie represented tin
road grants laud ami the lOM
coinmittee lookul alter the in
lerests of the smaller botdon
The Trow bridge-Nivcr Con
puny whs represented hy Mi.
HpoOl and his cngim N I -
Mr. Spool was prepared will
full data, nir. -, plats and draw
ings showing tin ii plans hi ih
tail, the html having heen sui
veyed and the togographj of the
district noppod Olll fur the in
spection of those inlcitsUd. All
the detail of elevation?, reser
voirs, dams, Humes, head gale-,
can. lis, laterals, in in I every
thing connected w i t It the sy sit in
except the drainage ami it Ml
explained that the draftMiiiu
were busy working mil that fea
ture of the system.
The capacity oi the main us
ervoir is to be ItitiiaiO aire ft I
and o constructed ili.it iii.n
be increased to 800,000 .n i e lot I,
this tobe looolod oil lb Owybct
at u point near the Duncan
ferry. The impounding dam is
100 feet wide, io k tilled, will.
tin earth face, paved with rock
1 he diversion dun to be h
fitted at the lower t ml of the
"hole in the ground " lleighth
of dam 1U feet, with possibility
of twenty foot r.ne The dam
0 bo 000 loot wnleat the DOM
and 180 at the apt x, to he rock
tilled, Willi coliclclc lace ill
The rock canal troui the di-
version dam will be fifteen milis
lone, mostlv throue.li solid I oek. I
but 'Oliciete will he Used III all
open formation The main
canal in the canyon will have a
carrying capacity of 1000 sic-
Otld feet. All load gates to he
A new line oi kid gloves, all
eoh. is and sixes, $1,00 and $-'.00
at R.tder Bros. 0 l.ampkin.
John Wood arrived from
Riverside the liisl of the week i
to remain several dojfl He will
make one trip to his mountain
home and then return to remain
for the winter.
I w Ii e over
from Baker C . on a vi-n to
i bjtivM a "t In i ds I. ringis
now managing the Raker theatre.
He looks like he it prospering
and -ays Ontario looki btttor to
) III! than STOI
I. J. Cortrighi i- renovating
Ihs interior of
The Ideal" i
I uihling, aud will loou start a
ic-tatiraiit. where toiabltt ol Nov l'.lh Admission 2.". ctsi home .-non as he can arrange to tensions ol ths Shoi t Fine. M i -any
deseiiplioii can he oh- Social ul the church Tbai.ks- i leave Ontario, lb -av- Outtl Us AsbtOO is an old ac(uaiiilaiue
t.nmd from a sandw !. ii lo an 'giving evening. All invied. is all light, but a laiinei'.- l.fe Ol M 10. Fox.
I'v-n-r loaf, lie will al-o make
o! concrete ami all lliimei of
'steel constrm Uoil
niain couioiir canai iq ne ih
elevation ol MOO feet at p'linl
opposite Malheur hutte.
The Owyhee river watershed
covers ninety thousand square
miles and the average How of tin
Iroon is sutlicicnt to watei
100,000 acres, about double tin
icreitLM) covered bv the system
I here has been nn expense ol
1100,000 and the work is jusl
being got i.i shape.
It was also shown that tin
p'ant could he completed ii
time for the season of 1 U 1 1, il
tho company wits assured n
-nine tangible form that n ma
lority of the lund owners wen
favorable to the proposition.
It was also brought out thai
Mr. Speer favors the water user
laving an engineer, and he, tin
state engineer and the company
engineer to work together foi
the boot intercuts of all.
Coloool Wood ami Mr. Me
Kin.if went into the subject at
a shrewd attorney and success
ful business man, and several
minor matters wero altered ti
the satisfaction ol all. i no im
pression gamed from these inn
was that their opposition to tin
plan had been overcome and in
.in early dale the contracts wouh'
he signed up.
From the sentiments ex
pressed by the interested peoph
Mr. Speer feels confident then
will he no further hitch and that
contracts will be signed Up lid
work started in the near future
Much stress i laid on the DO
cessily of i iii mediate action as
means water in 101 1, while i
delay of a tew months will iiieiu
no water until the season of I ill'.'
This saving of a year's time ti
the peo'.du means many dollar:
in their pockets and a realiza
tion of this has stirred up all
The committee appointed ti
DtgOtiott with the Trowbridge
Niver people are ready to report
to the laud owners and will hi
pleased to have thein call at tin
Commercial club room at onci
A meeting was held in N'yssn
on Thursday and much cnlhu--
iasm manifested. The peoph
are ligniog up ami boosting Um
the north side of the building
will bt used for that purpose
('oily" invites all to cull and
see him, ami he guarantees a
pleasant visit for those who are
hungry and those who are dry.
Topics for the sermons at the
I'nitcd Presbyterian Hall next
Sabbath will be, morning, "Tin
F.ntraiiee of Thy Word Ciivetl.
I. gill ;" evening, "Salvation, aim
Ho to Obloill H." A cordhr
Invitation sxtended to all oel
fungi. gatioi al preaching mi
vices 1 1 :30 aud 7 :30. Clnistian
Endeavor 7 p. M, Junior Fn-1
deavor .'i p m. Piano recital at
the church Monday evening '
Bake sale opposite the F. .
See the new a ! v II Blent of
the Cash Backet stole ainn line
ing a picture sale. Fmitlh pi ge.
Iillow lOpB, COrdl ami em
broidery silks at Ruder Urns v
Health is too precious 10 be
tampered with by incniii etenl
vendors of dragt, Try the
Wilson Daffy li ug Co , for
clean drugs, and expert service.
The pool and hilluud tallies at
the 1 nstime are always m gooil
condition. We cany a line of
lirst class candies. Imported and
domestic cigars and tobaccos.
Come in and see us.
Williams 0 Hover, proprietors
of the Khetric M ie, desire to
inform the public that in the
future a change of program
nightly will he given at their
popular little theatre.
Blue Prints oi any Ti wnship
in the Burn Find Distl ct,
ibotring names pi Mil J im i .
inds of entry, dales, etc., and
topography. Prtes I 00. J.
'. Turnev, Bui ns, i con.
For Salt 1 " to. is of hay in d
l." tons of straw and pasiure ol
100 acre- . will I use pa-lure up
10 March 1 . dwelling to live it
ior renter ; four mih - m i ol
Ontario. Address IVIix Hail,
ley, Ontario, I i
Il is said that a u- mum ovei
it Fayette was kt ki rl on tin
ibin by a mule, causing her to
'titc off the end of her tongue,
and her husband, several times
since, has refuso 1 1 ,(,() for il c
W. W. llinton, of Ontaih .
stock inspector for Mallnur
county, was in ihe ily With es
lay to inspect a number of risM p
that were to he taken from tbil
utility to that county to he win
tered. Weiser ig ml.
Mr. and Mi- A Chirk,
utrents of I S 01 ti k, our itoi li
ar auto man, trrivod from
illthlie, Oklahoma, la-1 week to
nakc i tatai to the i lioim The)
ue dolightod w it i litis notion
iiul the womlerfu .Innate.
The F.ilk's Store bridge, riO
iing the I'liyetle r.v. i, in lapsed
under it hand of sheep w huh
Acre bolOg driven terOM .1 asl
week, and about tills sheep wen
liow tied. The ni p in longod
to Vandiicii, the I'avtlte sheep
We wisfa to i .id your stti i lion
to the advertising loluiniis of
tho ArgOt. They aie i .1 t d by
our live, pi ogres-, y UlInOM
ami professional men, and con
tain messages orb ch U I how to
make Ihu dollar I n ig vim tl.i
A special car w ih li ChifOgO
capitalists, who are inteie-lcd in
the Brogan railroad aud irriga
tion project, srOUt over to Wil
low Chi k Ihe firs' of the week
Work has commenced on the
roilraod grade aid it U promised
that the ties and rails trill i 'l!n".
One of Ontario's business no n
went to BoiSi the other day ami
went into a restatirai.l to net
something to eat. Thinkii g he
would enjoy a delicacy not to bt
had in Ontario, he ttktd the
waitress who tame to serve him
if she ha I flOg I gs.
rather asto I he ! when she re
plied: "No, ll.e rOSSO l 1 walk sn
is that 1 have rheumatism."
Charles McDonald has pin-
ebased a live a ie tract, wilh im-
prOVtUltntS, four miles from
Boise, on the liiterurban road,
and intends to move 10 hil new
is the life for him, ami he will
I just wal.h ths rutahagos grow, j
Wilson-Huffy Drug t'o
kinds of drugs.
Mrs. F. It. Boll In- r. tin mil
from a Ii ip to linker ( Illy,
Met. F llhyin r,Of Wei-et, ur-
1 ived the first of the hi i ! mi I
initio her hushan I, I'rofrMOl
A delegation ol K ol P.'i from
I Vale visited Armor lodge and
ted 111 decree Wink Molnlav
ou i n ir
A. K. While nnd Ib-v Kelley,
nbttontisl ranchers of Demi
(lv KI..I ti..rn .,l,w,.l ,.ll.u
,. . ' . ' , .
the Argus office this week,
.1. K, Wmiii and F. F Baker,
of Oretdey, Colo., were in Onta
rio Ibis week looking ovi r the
different in Igotion projects
Any physician that knows the
Wilson-Huffy Drug Co., will not
hesitate to trust his patient's
medicine to us for preparation.
A. .1 Qaaekonbatli was over
fioui LiODg Valley. Idaho, dur
ing the week lie recently pin
cbatod 100 acres of land in that
Mrs. Sarah McCarthy, mother
of Mrs John Londlngham, Mi-
Wanl Oanflold ami Oeo I in I .
arrived last week from Slcw.ni
Keb. on a visit.
David F. Donovan has moved
into the Adams liniHic, lately nc
eupied by Mr. SJirmil. Mi
Donovan has bought a farm
here and will make this Ins
lion. Fre I I. Kiosel, of Ogden.
Hiali, is in the Vgtley looking
after his business and propeil
inicrosis. Mr. Kieset lias u-
tirely recovered from his recent
Col. C. F. S. Wood ami Win.
Mi -K uix.il, representing the road
grants letid,wers I as Ontario tev
oral days ibis week assisting in
the orgaination ol an irrigation
distr 01 in 1 1 i set ton.
I It irgt Clair, who has been
running t fti r) bort lor the past
ten ytart, has moved his family
to linn new heme in at Slai
Mi "..it I. ha- tht boot wishes oi
a host of Intario friends.
Cherry Cirele No, MM, Women
of W, mil ritt, will gi I a dame
III tie Olllai In Open House on
rhanksgiviug night, Btoner'n
orchest a oi t ur pieces will fur
uisii Ihe music, Claud man Ii
at D p. m.
Joe Fohel l.-oli, of the ( w In
a pioneer ol Malhein PAUIlt) .
die I last WOeh ol Ij phmd ieei
IF- w.i- universally respected bi
a huge circle of a llallitaini I
lie ItaVi I I I lit and li e li il
dun, tO Who n the s uipalhy flf
all is ex ten led.
Tht Tillicum eluli mil at the
home of Mrs A. It Cox on Fri
day. The regular club businett
was lirst disposed of, then lol
tai law. A -hint time vtl dl
voted to faiicy work, nlici wbieli
refreshnuiils were served.
Net I'.'l SI -o i is home fiOiii
Salt Fa .i , having iVsigued Im
position in the baggage deport,
incut ol the 0. t. F. on secouul
of the Levy of pri tty Mm man
iris following him aroun
the time. Nos nays "ll
only one gn I
lives in O.itai n.
D. II A hiou and wife, of
Huutington, were guests oi Mr.
and Mr-. A F Fox this week.
Mr. Ashtmi is one of the O A
' engineers, ami has charge of
the H.iake i iver and Vale ex-
Wilson-lluffv Co. lor all kinds
Ihelve the Peanut Politicians"
ays Bill Hanley, and the
Stole Will Prosper.
IVilliam ll.inlev arrived in
h.lailo lue-.hiy Irmn his liar-
bv W I. Mathews and
. ; , ,, . ., . . ..
' oi lietl, ot I'm iland. M
ley slated (hat I he n ported -ale
I'onnei ami nnieii r.ineii
Is Without foundation Rl il llisl
' "i y is going uiie.id
with the drainage canal .n,d
other improvement! on the
place, lie also staled Ihot tbej
wet,, preparing Im the rush of
now settlers runl would btvs
tiicir ranches ready in i til up in-
to uiiahie tracts for Muail farms,
When asked what beeonshh
end ihe grestesl need ol tin
slate, he I'" ied along the fol
low iii' In
"Oregon needs suck i ful,
repreeenlalivc businees man to men! has ignored Oregon In lbs
head the state government. distribution ol moneyi due ber
What would he thought of iiointiie reclamation fund and
sny ordinary busiuess managed for no other reason Ihun that
by third raters? They could only the men who wen- i . i , , ,,
hope to receive third rale eon- reproeenl the stale wort eithei
(deration, theii credit would be in jail or under indiotmtnl for
third rale and the leading men o.fenses againsl said govern
of their lines would notion nlcr ineut. Stiiely it is lime for Or
them. eon to awaken to ber oppor-
"ll is jn-l Ihe aim wilu a tannics ami ReOSSSitiSS."
Onturio 13oys Win
The Ontario bigh bool fnnc
ball eleven played Sri ill Bui
lligll school I o s on S.ilunhiy
sod i on by a score of Hi to (1
I he Onl.iri i I os won Ihe uu-
stiniiil prsise of ihe lloise nrr s,
gelling especial mention foi the
'"' l.vini! ami ie wmk
.,.... ..-. ....... .. .....on, , i-iiii,
Momly ami lllinillS, Hie hall
nilt'Ki- ami Inll l.nk an uiven
1 M '" '" "" -Pee-ins.
sii ii nu I in l.m-r (imiinl . I In
season i m . vmi e in n.n
Immi ami if at an , -xeellenl ih m
trill I line hackina snd
getting sway mi end rum
Ontnd Army Lecture
Ol h.t.N am! the uii-ati -Lmmrt ,
. ii i ii- i i, ... i
,. lecture .1. IimiiiI Weduef. conuitiou .u the i'urllsud iuar
..... .!. .
Iln !. t tun ih livorcd Widiier-
i.i evening ul ihe M F cbiircli
1.-, Col I i- -haw, of Foil
land, iltmill Inn nl 1 ommamhi ol
ihe I rami Ai in) nl the llapub
h l, wa- III I in l ! bj all apple
elative ainllen. e
Fall u. ti- in. the suhjeet l Ihe
lectin t, ll .i I III mi a! w a - I lilei -
e ling to i "Hi young and old
and was well handled hv iln
( 'olom I. Tin lecturer pointt tJ
out ll.at it WOI llOt alone the
preservalioli oi' the I'mioIi for
which the old .-o'diei should I'1
honored, hut to lam. and him
alone, i- due man' ol the bit
lligs enjoyed today by the people
oi oni glm nnis country, I unleutl
Ol tht repllhlle, had tilOSS H h"
fought to destroy I be union been
aueceeslul, u confederacy, si i up
in iln smith, wnh an oiigaieliy
form of government tiitli buniuii
slavery a- lis coi mi -lour ami
high tarifl rail dividing tin
nmlh and smith Nol oi.lv ll.nl
hut tin re Uliglll, aid i.i. i'o'i
-ouin i in
iter, a n
public upon Ihe I'm iln si
Ihe i ontiuenl
It is ahmg th.sel. n.s that the
lecturer dwi It in his ei y inter-
eating talk, ami it is rsgrettable
thai more of our i inen- mild
ml liat s neeu pi enei
t lo h
bead tbt Araas.
state In order to receive thellj J II ' I pi
rtCfgllition ol ihe people of tin jjR U (P.M (
" linrinu Wollll Willie, I talei
si Id have as governor a sue
ei ii business man. one who
ftnuM command the rOOpOCl and
conslilsralton Ol Ihe linaiicnr. -
slid huiue-s men,
"The state hss not hod a bush
noes man in the govsrnors choir
laud receives little consideration
in eastern financial circles, tndl
that is one ureal reason wh the,
slate hss been paostd up by the
When lbs people null pea
nut pulltici I politicians, or
ganiss along business liuee,
then the slate will he cjtcii
"Fven the iioliomd enverii-
Tlic Stock Business
F. It. Kali shipped tbirtv ears
': heef cattle (, Seattle ibis
....:, w u i i
i ..iiiini i in ,i. lomn anu
I, ii w i ,
III. II v Week- i iiii i s.iil:il i '. .
n , w , .,,
ol o'tr I ml- .S.mi. leei l ed !
,.,., wrv, , lh . ,.(p
I,..,,,.. ..,.,.., ,,,., i.i.
s wee j i "uiiii in i ii i -
,,,,,. s f (
10 eiplliii'- w . re
ill .1 gentle and gHVO aii exlnhi-
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imn oi uuekiug that was greatly
..tJ.tv .., ,..
large number ol
-nil laloi s
Aboill tWO lli.il.ililhe.il of
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around nl urn iln -, ., oil L '-l
s ason oei trii IboUSUIld head
Wile I,-, I h, ,, I he high
I" " '
ket ire tome t lbs causi ol
Ihe di- i
The I'mti.m.i let k.t J,even si thii tarl) date, pow
slill off and tbt -hippeis tire gel- tillg pn-eiil, away i nuti.
ting the worst of il borne dtyl (Jusranteed Wstoh llejioiriogi
Ihe -hipi.ei - w nl at I log. lh. r ,, .. , , , , , , ,
1 ' I., lillbll II04MU al l.iuest 11 leei
ami know in SUVUHCe just Imw
niaiiv oars an iugtoheumi ' iJAfll'T
keted each week aud avoid the nAnrvl D UnAUiL
over crowding o the market. The Jewelry and Muaieol Hoosj
Al presenl tho shippers are id ol Ontario, Oregon,
the in ere i ol Ihe buyers,
Sonic Oil Goasip
I VV P i' idsou was in ' bilai m
S,,lnrd ' and n poi I- lh n I., i-
nearly ready to start drilling an-
n In i well Ai presenl lie i
opeiating the IfamniOtll ami
Ivisteni Oregon and is eonj'di nl
that ml will so. in he llowing
The work st ths Outario well
'going slong in grstif)'ing
so Khmer, ths
. uperl duller iii obai ge, ii keep
Igl un.v mg.
Mr I i-her
ii . greal confidence in tht slab
in ur oil Hi Ids ami says bs a i
undoubtedly itrikt tht oil.
l' VIII OlIKI V I M I ; I ,
v ut iiegou bborl Fim
l...lv loi in Lets one vvav via
,,,..,, J ,
Portland. Freqaeot datea lot
other rOUteS. Set-Oregon Miort
Fn.e agent, for further details,
i mi win novcr
ii)l'tlllli!y In htlV
w to nine money tgtii
ONE-FOURTH Off Ollly
1 Bit OUT StOI'O
I. i:ihm; UMVQOnt,
Oiitai to, ( irogon
l our 1 1 1 it i it interest, nud
We do lint go into uitide
linos, I line.- we ore able to
give yon line slml; of
Ol the County
' '"' '"" njuallly nl Uianoiids
' rsngitig in -i -
I k .
from ,!() Up.
We have added three Show
'J( loses to Inlp us ihow you tho
., .. . .
Mniiv New Ailn-Ies that wo
miw .1.1 i. !--.- I V I ! Il
uow dailj rsi i mg.
St. p in and ' ee I hene ai w
Mi n i:
S'nlii . i hereby given that
i he a - ilieill for I he y. ai liM'9
'il iln SioiLm I.'ivii Iii imliini
,. , n .. ' ,.
I '. ll Iff, .Malheur I mini v, I h--
gon, in now .Im- ami nsvable,
iml w ill become d liun l m nl ii
"'. lot k p in on Ihu I -I day iif
I). . ember. I'1 l I
peiialty will bt. added on all
taxes ol aid district remsiuiaa
unpaid .t ,,,A ii.it. ol deliu
lUeil v. I'u) im nt nl said taxi
ma In in .in al ill olln e ..I tlif
-In i lit ol M liin-ui i.lll.l V , t
li'ma Oni i . 'olleetor.
Sin. I., liivei Irrigation Uislrist,
'I Ti idi - -" ore relimighds
in. nt, lw . milei fn in t'avette,
?B """"V '.""11' "" " I004'
large span oi horse, In ok of
ttuCroke; 70 acres tillable; gooi
D,tt watm limn high line
.lit I. latiuin attbisogloOi