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Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County.
ONTARIO. OREGON. THURSDAY. MAY 1, 1913.
CLOSING DAYS OF HIGH
Being Prepared by Pupils
Class Day May 15th.
la 1 -' than three weeks tbe Ontario
k1im.i1 yeiir of I91tll will have gone
into btatOCf uud from b historic stand
point 11 "HI compare favorably with
anything ot former years All In
terait la uow centering around the
teoinr class, at it la the largest clan
aver leaving the high aohuol The
.!.. a ' 1 1 follows:
Lejua Kader, president and aalu
tstorlan; Gharli', Uriimse, him y tree ;
Uoldu Medea, vulldlcforlnu. Hheila
Lackey, Lva Vauderboof. Cbaiincey
Slsimberger, Enrl Thompson, A lax
yM'hcrsou, Tbonius Hurdmao. Fred
Lackey. Loulae UtlHln, Villa Carter.
Larue lilacknby, Sprague Adnm. Mnrj
Joy. Uiilh Teit, Huth Doane. Karl
Purcfll. Villa Butler.
Thvienior'progrniu cover, morn than
one week. Kvery clUzer of the town
i iuvlted to participate and we can
assure those who refuse to accept the
Invitation, that they will miss n pro
grsui hi BON thiin ordiuaiy Interest.
All hill the llrat, that if May Nth.
will be tree. The piogiam ha been
aratigotl at fnllowa:
(in May Hth at Dreniland. at 8:30
p ni, "A College I'dwo." Thin Ian
strong character comedy. Admission
fee of M aud 2h omits will le charged.
Tbe usual Dreiiuiluud pictures will
be put on Just preocdlug the play.
Ou Suuday oveulug, May 11th. at
8 p. m. the liaeoalaureatn sermon
will be preached lu tbe Mctbodlst
obuieb by Kav. It. J. Duvldsou. A
saaciaj pmgrsin of muslo has tccu
srrmitfnil by lint. Thomus John.
At the hull aobool an lii'.iiniii ou
In ii- I .v. May 15th. commencing at
1:30 pjai.. the ssnlnr will glfe tbalr
annual ('Unas day exercises. These
sxercl.i is.huuld be of iii tcrctl to every
patron of the hitch ecbool and wa hope
to see seatlug capacity at a premium
Ou Kmlay eveuing, May Uttb. com
tii-ii. int.' at- H :3U, the senior class of
) I : will receive tbelr diplomat.
8ii.t. J. 11. Ackerinau, for II years
stste .iip.M inteudent of Oregon, and
t pre-i'nt presldeut of tbe Normal
eh ol in .'.Lii.i.nuth. will ilrllMrtlm
sddre of the evening nod in addl
tlon to tlii. the eliiss bin. selected four
representative as follows:
Alex MoPbersou "The Latest
Great DUcovery.'' Leonu Ku ler. "
Au.rilc.ui Ideals." Cbauncey Sham
heign "Stepplun Htouea." Eva
1 rl f "The New Education."
Tin' ptagrMI will ba Interspersed
with miihio by tbe Joues orubestra.
fl. W. R. & N. WIEE FUR
NISilfREESEED FOR FARMERS
Farmers who are interested in
growing corn are lovited to try seed
furuinl. , free by the O. W. H. I H.
eoapaoy, Twelve pound lots will be
this beliitf about enough
.11 fanner ap
plying tor It Ibis is audi mated seed
Su.itli. agrijulturali.t tor
tii I Hue, uaainuius that Oregon cuu
L inu. le oue of tbe foremast corn
WEISER AND VAEE HAVE
EXCITING BALL GAME SUNDAY
Follow iug is taken from .be Weiser
WuUor grabbed tbe balloon In the
tbird luuiug aud aeut up Vale's
piteher while tbey reached aruuud the
diamond for fourscores, iu tbe fourth
tbey corraled two more and fJuisbed
with one more in the nftb. the seven
funs was a barricade over wbioh tbe
Vale boys oouldu't get a look-in and
they wore held to oue score until tba
first half of tba uiutb when Higgina
gat cureless aud moved too close to
second base and a loug drive, wbich
came uiit-peotad at tba critical moment
aud two runs loped in aud io a
niooient more tbe tbird was eased over.
With thai condition Weiser tighten
" ' op aud tbe iiuisk came suddenly,
closing with a grand total of 7 to .
Spencer ot boise umpired.
0. F. STROBEL DECLARES HE
WIEE PROSECUTE BEAULIEU
Ontario. Cal.. April '11. Declar
ing that it financial settlement does
not Interest him; that ho bns sufficient
to provide for blmselt and family nd
that he will see Jack Heiiulleu punish
ed if he Is obliged to stay here six
mouths, O. F. Strobel, of Welser,
Idaho, father of Fay Htrobel, tbe al
leged wife No. 2. of tbe alleged
bigamist, who arrived in Ontario Fri
day night, Is puhlng proceedings
against the man he claims caused the
downfall of bis daughter.
It the blgamv charge falls tn hold
it Is probable that a white Mare
charge will be lodged. Htroble has
not yet seen Ueaulleii, who is In jail,
and judging from tbe remarks of the
father It la just as well for the alleged
London. The mystery surrounding
events In the Human Is becoming
deepened. Word comes from Austria
that the crown prince of Montenegro,
Danllo, and his troops have marched
out of Scutari toward the north, and
that only five batteries of artillery
remain In the fortress.
Kssud Pasha's exploit In Albania Is
still clouded, and the. situation In Ha
lonlkl Is difficult to understand. A
dispatch from Hnlonlkl of current date
confirms the report that orders were
given for the Hulgars to evacuate all
placaa occupied by the Oreeks. but
that Inter these orders were counter
ninnded and that official attempts
wart made to pretend they war navar
A Ilucharcht dispatch, dated April
20, to the Dally Telegraph, expresses
the conviction that Immediately peace
la algnud between the allies and Turk
ay, a new war will commence between
Bervlu, lltilgar. and Ureece.
Jamss M. Lynch, head of the Inter
national Typographical Union, who
was named public printsr by President
MONTE GWINN WILL COM
MENCE SHEARING SOON
Monte B. Uwinu was here Tuesday
on bis way to the ranch. He
says tbey bave not started abeai lug
It being bard to get shearers with
tbe heart to look a sheep lu tbe face
with free wool in sight, but tbey
hope to bave a crew busy in a few
REORGANIZATION WOULD BEN
EFTT LANDS UNDER OWYHEE
Up to data the stockholder bave
taken out water iu tbe Owyhte dltcb
for only 3743 acres of land. There
Is some 12000 acre under tbe ditch
aud when tbe stockholders get to
gether aud chauge tbeir by-lawa ao
tbe atockbolders will bave to pay
for water whether thev use it or not.
lhao the 1200U acres will be oolt ivaWd.
JAMES M. LYNCH
' v A. ' 1
Short Line Official Announces
Only One Extension for
Idaho this Year.
Homedale Line Inspected
Intent ions--0. W. R. &
Manager lianoroft. of the Short
Line, aud other officials were over
the road as far west in Nyssa thin
While In Uoise they nnoouced that
the only extensions lo Idaho this
yenr would be the cut olf from 'twin
Falls to the Outral Pacific.
The road from Nyssa to I lotus I n 1
was Inspected, but no announcement
made ne to when the line would be
completed to Huhl or when tralu eer
vice would be started.
Tbe O. W l. an I N. people bave
definitely docldcd to connect with the
ni'ith and aoutb road west of here at
Odell and all orders are now being
Two construction trains will be
started about the 15 of the month,
which Indicate that they expect to
have the tunnel open by that date and
will ba ready for tbe completion of
tbe line to Riverside, where the grade
Majority In California Legisla
ture Still in Favor of
Sacramento. California lu the full
ness ot her right as a state, may enact
a rigid land law burring Orlsassla
from ownership, but such actlou would
be against the earnest wish of Presi
dent Wilson unU tbe national adminis
tration. This la th substance of the message
from Washington which W. J. Ilryan
secretary of atate and personal repre
sentative of the president, delivered
to a Ki'crel I'oiilitfiice utteuded only
by Governor Johnson, Lieutenant-Oov-ernor
Wallace aud tbe 120 memlniH
of the Male leglblaluru.
B'-cretar) Bryan's mission, however,
aeems to have failed, Insofar us pre
venting actlou by the California leglH
lature, as gleaned from a review of t Ii - -proceedings.
Uoveruoi Johuooa ouml
ed the keynote of the position of tin
majority party lu u brief hut Id
speech lu defense of California's poal
tmii at the end of an ull day discussion
with Secretar) llryun. He told Secre
tai llrwui that the right of California
to follow tin- lead of oilier stutis wus
unquestioned, and declured llml such
a course uow seems assured.
The uddreaa was brief, but It Indl
cat. il plainly thut the opinion of tin
Komiiioi remained unchaiitUMl ly the
arguuieuta put forwurd by .Mr. Miaii.
TaVQfSI who expected Si-cre'a I t
an to expound a new theoiy ol states'
rlghtb were dlsuppointed, u were
tlioa.- who expected thrcutb of war or
other sluister pieUictious.
Ailv ice In the uume of Presid. ut Wll
aon was all Unit Sn.-retai llrau hail
to offer, aud the paramount question
here is whether such advice will over
come the previously aiiuouuced In
teutlon of the Republican majority to
euact an alien laud-boldlug law along
Hues already agreed upou.
Frlsdmann Said to Have Sold Rights.
New York. Dr. Frederick Pruui
Prtedmaun Is reported to hav sold
the American rights for the sale of bis
turtle serum for $1,925,000 to the
Kisiu-r Meiid.-li-uii company of this
city. He received $125,000 in cash aud
the balance in stock in the 38 Fried
manu lusUtutes which will ba estab
llahed In aa many states, with a total
capitalization ot $5,400,000. Th first
state to receive th Friedman lnati-
... . sua t' t, I Vtli A i
tuiions will oe ew mi, x.w.-,
Arlzoua. New Mexico and California,
where there art thousands of tuber
WORK ON NEW CITY HAU
GOING AHEAD VERY NICELY
Tbe work oo tb city ball ta pro
greasiog rapidly and tba walla will
aooo loom op. Tba foundutiona are
all lo and toe walla started.
But Nothing: Known as to
N. People to Connect at
is all ready for tbe rails when the
bridges arc built, some thirteen of
them. The engineers are no cross
sectioning the road west of mile pnt
HO and grading Is expected to start
In a short time. The Crane creek cut
is the only benvy construction be
tween Odell and Riverside.
SHEEP SHEARERS LEAVE FOR
SKULL SPRINGS MONDAY
A half dozen sbeep shearers were
taken to Skull Springs Monday in
auto and tbey will start work at ouoe.
Huyer have been around and tbey
llgure on paying from four to Ave
cents n pound less for wool than Inst
year. This Is to olfset tbe proposed
reduction lu the duty ou fnrcigu wool.
ORDERED TO MOVE ON
BY PAYETTE MARSHAL
Old Burns Residents Come
to Ontario and Buy
L. A. Parkar, of Burns, a thirty
year ploneei of that section, drove to
Payette Wednesday and camped on
aoino vie ant Iota. Tbe city marshal
ordered tbem out of town and tbey
came to OnUtrio and bought tba
Krtokson house . They were seek iug
a lower altltnae and had gone to that
city with tbe inteutiou of I. .eating
there if given an opportunity. Mr.
Slier, a brother in law. la with Mr.
Parker und will also purchase a bom
GOOD CROWDS ATTEND THE
HOLSTEIN COW SALE HERE
Saturday was Sale day iu Ontario
aud there was u crowd ou hand wltb
pleuty to hi II aud many bid. ler.
Tbe HoUt.iu cattle as the princi
pal attraction aud many of the animals
I were purchased and will muu
be adding to the wealth of this sec
tion. The cattle were higher grude
than tbe people here are accustomed
to, tiut some of the mw i in. i aaaaWi
to kuow their merit an I ..ut after
There Is room let i tbOOayjd head
ol cos in the buuke river valley and
when they are here there will be a
muil. more kjltfcj buaiuei, c. i.ditinn
aud tbe farmers will be in the creditor
class, rather tliau the dsMof
Tbe cow aud hog are great mortgage
lifters aud they can kg handled In re
at greater prolit thau auy other place.
SOMPTER VALLEY PLACERS
NINES HAKE GOOD SHOWING
Kd Butze. of Uaker.Jrtpraenting
tbe McKim 4 oompaoy macbiuery
bouse waa lu Ontario this week look
ing up business lu this section. Ha
receutly visited Humpter. the mining
camp near baker, where u large
dredge was iustalled last year. Th
dredge has mauv hundred aorea of
rub ground to work on and so far baa
heeu turning out about a dollar a
Last week they .truck som exoep
tional ground and took out 30.U00
iu three boor thut bad i.eeu washed
dowu from the b.l ... Other dredges
are to be installed this season.
Donf fail to bear tbe new songs
at tbe Diaamluud hiouday uigbt.
Portland. Charged with dressing a
dead body, the source of which Is
shroaded In mystery, In his clothing,
having passed It off aa his dend body
and thereafter collecting through his
wife a total of aproxlmately $16,000
from the Portland offices of an In
surance company, the Postal Life, and
two fraternal organizations, the Mod
ern Woodmen of America and the Uni
ted ArtlHiinn, Jnmes C. La France was
pliued under nrrest at Coqullle, Or.,
nnd Is held ns an ncccpsory on n
charge of obtaining money by fnlste
His wife and the mother of his four
children, the youiiKcat less than six
months old, was arrested with him nnd
is being held ns a priucipal. She It
was, It Is alleged, who collected the
Insurance money after the finding of
whnt wns supposed to he the dead
body of her husband July 1, 1012. by
a party of fishermen along the Clackn
mas river above Kstacadn.
La Prance's Identity was first con
cluslvcly proved when, during the ex
-lt.-ni.iit of nrrest. the children gath
ered around him nnd kept cnlllng him
"papa, papa," Instead of "uncle," ns
Mrs. La Prance had declared Perger
wns her brother In law.
The trail was taken up nfter th"
lusuruuce people had satisfied them
selves, by the evidence of acquaint
ances of La Prance who declared that
they had seen him on the streets of
Portland after his supposed death, that
the alleged dead man was still In tbe
bind of the living.
RAILROAD LABORER FOOND
DEAD THIS WEEK NEAR NYSSA
I.'.i.i.U .luiiua. lin wit t'lirmi rlv a
oook in oua of tba rullroad aWafe)CS lf ,
... . , Kessler cf
out or .yim,, was piuacii hioiik
tho rullroad uaar Nyssa a few days
ago. Tba coroner Investigated and
called It a case of too much whiskey
and too little fool.
S) by liarrla & l.vtlng
Cordell Hull, congressman from
Tsnneesee, who wrote ths Incoms tax
section of the tariff bill.
WOMEN TRAPPED IN RAID
Gambling Establishment Uncovered in
Residence District of Oakland, Cal.
Oaklaia! ial.--'llie police lllu
ed a poolroom for women lu a raid
ou a n u an hoiihe In tin- In-art of a
inn. Mrs. Julia Acker
man, the alleged proprietress; Mij
Adelia Uurnett, Mt. Joseph Hoeblln
and Hodolph Abraham were arrested
Half a dosen other women aud several
men were trapped, but the police re
leased tbem owing. It was explained,
to la.k of sufficient evidence.
For two weeks, according to the po
lice, numbers of women had bee.n en
tering the Ackeriuuu reaidauce. In
i:iurs Thomas Wood aud Ut. (lair
Hodgklns stole up to tbe front door
and forced au entrance. Mrs. Acker
man, Wood reported, leaped at him
and clutched bis throat. H aald he
shook her off aud with Hodgklna ran
into a room fully equipped as a pool
room. Itesults of the Alan,
race were being received over a tele
phone wire from Ban Francisco.
Hear tbe vaudeville at Dreamland
FIRST BALL GAME OF
SEASON LAST SUNDAY
Results in Victory For The
Payette Team With a
Score of 3to0.
The open iug games of the local
base ball league were played Hunday.
Vale was nt Weiser and It was a sur
prise to the other teams in the league
to have Weiser walk away with tho
game as tho dopcstrs Lad llgured It
nil out that tbe Vale team waa
the strongest iu tbe league.
Tin. Ontario team played at Payette
to a small crowd, most of them On
tntio fans. Tbey bave new grounsls
there neat the city and when worked
down a Intl.. will he good. The On
tario team was ilissppoinctil in two
players not slunviug up, still tbey
made a good showing with the Payette
team nnd tbe bomtors beliero they are
as good as the be.t lu thn league.
Ho far they have had no oaptiilu or
manager and little practice and when
straightened out ill be all to tne
good. The pitching of Urunnlug waa
the fi'iitnie of ttie game.
Tin MMV hardly show tho evoncea
of the game, a few ccitly errors by
the Ontario boy made the difference.
On Sunday next tho Weiser team
goe to Vale and the Payette team
comes here The pluv mould be
greeted with a big crowd Ibe admit-
foil. Including gland liiii.l, having
been planed at llfi uuut
Following was the line up last
Q Darnell, 0
It I la. I. ell. 2nd
I. all. , . If
A Ci'ldsmith, tnd
.1 Goldauiltb. 8rd
J Keanlur, rf lluiilerfrl
llriinuliig H strike outat Mntlgu 4
strikeouts; Payette (1 hits; Ontario
Si Umpire, W. C. Heamgurd, New
ONTARIO SUPPLIES TOR
FLOOD SDFFERERS RECEIVED
Mount Veruoi., Ind..
inil -r., 1911,
Mr. II. ll.Whlluey.
My Dear Mrs. Whitney
A whole our loads of up lie from
the people of your vlclulty, through
A Ijntant i neial McCoy, of this state
reached il till a. iu, ami now, t. might
hoii'lic'l. j - thini.auil, ureeiijuyiug
the cm. tent. Hungry people at east
ing of your good thing ami kiubleuetl
heart-) in a hgppy, all due in the mug
nilli .nt .'Hi . lu Hie tti.it, of th
tli o I until ni I thank y.u. Million
hi. I t, nut a kind, lo iug 0.iilaoe
me huht. nlug our liiinleus. Assuring
..il niir greatest appreciation aud
again th. inking you I am
i-ry Truly s mir.
l. in t i'loi.il Snifi rers.
JAKES LACKEY DIES IN
THIS CITY TUESDAY NIGHT
Jhiih Namll La. k y. son of Mr.
and .Mr. Jam. i Ls. k v, die I at the
ti.iuily real. leu. I lay altruooo
and wa. buried in I . Igf
till. allBIUO.i, , K.,MiU OtliCUtlug.
Hussell won burn in Outsiiu NotwaV
ber 9, 1H'J7 and peut his sboit lit
bare ivberu In manly i haractir made
bim a grt-ut favorite umoug hi ac
quaintances. COUNTY BUYS GRADERS FOR
IHPROVMENT OF ROADS
The county hsa been purcbuslug
some graders for the road districts of
tbe county aud tbey propose making
oui good mad and keeping them lo
repair at a mall eot. Tbe problem
of caring for tbe pOOT ot the county la
a big oue and it is prooable that it
will end up witt tbe purchase of a
poor farm that may be made self sup