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We wish to thank our -many pat
rons who have helped to make our past
year a most successful one.
Our policy for the coming year
will be one of Service and Satisfaction.
Success to you for the year v.
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The children of Park Sunday
school gave an Interesting program
Sunday followed by a Christmas
tree. There were fifty present to
enjejy the program. Next Sunday
will bo election of officers.
Gordon Boals who is attending
Whitman college, came homo Satur
day to spend the holidays.
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs.
George Thomas, is very ill with
Harold McKinney left last week
for Cow Valley to spend the holi
days with his grandparents.
Terry Rudd returned homo Satur
day after sepndlng two weeks at
Misses Miles and Cumberland and
Messrs Stalin and Miles of Payette,
were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
J. R. Cumberland on Xmas day.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Davis and
Mrs. D. R. Davis were entertained
Christmas evening at the P. M.
Mr and Mrs. Geo. Sullens spent
Christmas at Vale.
Mr. and Mrs. Caperton spent
Christmas at the Fisher home in
Mr. and Mrs. John Cramer of
Spokane, are guests of their aunt,
Mrs. J. D. Conner.
B. Frost was a business visitor in
Complimenting Mr. and Mrs. S.
J. Simpson who left last week for
Seattle, Wash., Mr. and Mrs. P. M.
Boals entertained at 7 o'clock din
ner. Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Brown and
family, who have lived on the Slope
for several years, moved, last week
to their new homo on McKinney is
land. J. F. Bowers fell from the top of
a ladder Tuesday and was quite ser
iously injured. Altho no bones were
broken his Injuries were severe
enough to confine him to his bed.
Mr. and Mrs. Arner Gorton and
daughter Audrey were Xmas dinner
guests of tho former's parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Miller enter-
'tained at Xmas dinner for Mr. and
Mrs. W. L. Stevens and daughter.
Mr. and' Mrs. Tom Heslup and son
James of Boise, spent Xmas with
Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Heslup.
Walter Davis and family were
dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and
Mrs. Otto Meill.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Lauer and
sons Ernest and Ralph were enter
tained att Xmas dinner by Mr. and
Mrs. C. Welcher.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Tomlin and
daughter Janet wore Xmas guests
of the former's parents.
Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Simpson and
children left last week for Seattle,
where they expect to make, their
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. McVicker and
Mr. and Mrs. E. Frost spent Sunday
at ttho J. L. Brown home.
A successful program was hed at
the Ploneor school Friday evening.
Santa Claus was there with gifts for
The members of Park Improvement
club were entertained Thursday af
ternoon at the home ot Mrs. C. G.
Heslup with Mrs. C. C. Wilcox as
sisting. This being the Christmas
meeting, each guest was requested
to bring a gift, which were arranged
by tho hostess In a large Christmas
basket with red ribbon streamers.
Tho rooms were decorated with
sprays of holly, fern and Oregon
grnpo which were sent to Mrs. Hes
lup by Mrs. Archie Simpson of Se
attle. Following a short business
soslon, tho afternoon waB devoted
the Christmas program and distri
bution ot gifts, after which a dell
clous two course luchcon was served.
Tho uext regular mooting of tho
club will be held at the home of Mrs.
Waltor Davis, Thursday, Jan. 11th. i
Mrs. Arner Gorton and Mrs. Ar-
thur Miller entertained at dinner I
Saturday evening at tho home of the
former in honor of tho birthday an
niversary of Mr, Miller which falls
on Christmas day. The dinner ta
ble was gay in holiday coolrs, gleani
ing red candles and masses ot holly, I
making an effective arrangement.
Dancing occupied the evening hours.
Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Boala enter
tained at Christmas dinner In honor
ot their son Gordon who is home
from Walla Walla for the holidays.
Ono of tthe enjoyable dinner pari
ties glvon on Xmas day was that giv
en by Mr. and Mrs. E. Frost, when
all tholr children wese present.
Mr. and Mrs. Otto C. Miller enter
tained at Christmas. The table
decorations were holly and largo red
candles with tiny rod candles at each
plate. Covers were laid for four
Mr. and Mrs. F. T. Morgan, Mar
garet and Ted left Friday for Eu
gene, Oregon to spond thte holidays,
Mr, and Mrs. R. R. Overstreet, O.
M.N Beaumont and Robt. Overstreet
went to Vale Wednesday to attend
the hearing before tho court and
budget committee. Mrs. Overstreet
was appointed by the County P. T
A. to attend, and Mr. Overstreet and
Mr. Beaumont were there in the in
terests ot the Farm Bureau.
Mr. ,L. Parsons and Miss Dorothy
left Saturday via auto for Portland,
and Mrs. Parsons and William left
the saame day for Roswell. Tho PaT-
Bons family expect to locate per
manently in the coast country.
Merrit Greeling arrived home from
Weisor to spend the holidays.
Miss June Pagb arrived from
Boise Friday to spend the holidays,
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Schweitzer are
spending part of their Xmas holi
days with relatives at New Plymouth
Miss Homan left Sunday to spend
Christmas at her home in Ontario.
Soveral Kolony residents enjoyed
the musical at Owyhee Sunday.
The cream truck of the Payette
Creamery made its first trip Into the
Kolony. After the first of the year
two trips a week will bo made. They
expect to extend the route through
Big Bend and Parma.
Mr. Page announces that a meet
ing of potato and lettuce growers
will be held soon.
The slides of "The Other Wise
Man" will bo shown at the next P.
T. A. meeting Jan. 5th.
Tho school children gave a very
pleasing program Saturday evening
consisting of a play, songs recita
tions, etc. The room was beautiful--
ly decorated with a tree, Christmas
flowers, candles and an attractive
fireplace. Santa Claus distributed
goodies to everyone present.
The Christmas entertainment giv
es Saturday afternoon by the Con
gregational Sunday school was a
complete success, and the children
and those who trained them deserve
much credit. The program was well
attended despite the wet weather.
A special offering was taken in the
Sunday school Sunday morning for
the Near East relief which resulted
In nearly $20.
The annual Business meeting of
the Congregational church will be
held at 7:30 Wednesday evening,
January 4th at the church. A full
attendance is desired. Reports for
the year will be read, also officers
elected for the ensuing year.
Sorvlces at tho church Sunday as
10 a. m., Sunday school.
11 a. m Preaching service. A
New Year Message and Communion
4 p. m., Junior Endeavor.
G:30 p. m., c' E. will meet at the
home ot Gertrude Scow. This will
be largely a song service.
8 p. m., the Methodist and Con
gregational churches will unite in a
watch night service at the Congre
gational church. A full program has
been arranged. Everybody wel
come. D. D. Reese, pastor.
Living Costs Show Increase Over 1914.
New York. The cost of living
among wage earners' families in the
United States on November 15, 1922,
was 58.4 per cent higher than In July,
1914, according to the results of an
investigation of conditions the coun
try, over, announced by the national
Industrial conference board.
Butler Confirmed As New Justice.
Washington, D. C. The nomination
of Pierce Butler, St. Paul attorney,
to be an associate justice ot tho
United States supreme court was con
firmed by the senate. Tho vote was
said to be 61 to 8.
Rural 1 -IfPH
A Check Book is Your
Havo you aver thought yon have
paid tho same bill twice, but could
n't prove it? A checking account
will do away with this. Besides this
assurance of safety there Is a con
venience ot a checking account and a
little added prestige which reflects
favorably on yon.
Ontario National iBank
Oldest bank in Southeastern Oregon
PAID LOCAL ADS
FOR, SALE Good Jersey tow giv
ing 4 Gal. milk, test 6. , John
Molonaar, two miles west oftown.
FOR SALE 40 ton capacity San-
vlch Hay Baler equipped with 14 b.
p. engine. Thorough state of re
pair, f300. Inquire of A. M. Rich
ardson, Alturas Hotel, Caldwell, Ida.
ROOM FOR RENT Desirable front
bedroom close to bath, closo In.
One or two men prefered. Phono
TURKEYS Bourbon Reds for sale.
Excellent breeding stock. Hens and
Toms both. Seo O. V. Halloway,
Ontario. 52 6t
WANTED Well bred barred rock
cockerels and pullets. State
number and price.. Pacific Live
Stock Co., Burns. 3 Bt
FOR SALE Modern houss, attrac
. tive home close In. A bargain.
See W. L. Turner. tt 62
I am, now prepared to do all
kinds ot sewing at the Sam t
Taylor home, back of Ontario
Laundry. Mrs. Wm. V. Shim- $'
TYPHOID IS ON INCREASE
Death' Rate Rises During Year In
Mot of State.
Washington, D. C The typhoid
death rate Increased from 7.8 per 100,
000 of population in 1920 to 9 In 1921.
in the death registration area, which
comprises 34 states and 82 per cent of
the population of the United States;
the census bureau announced. The
number of deaths reported from this
causo totaled more than 8000.
The states which reported declines
In 1921 were California, -Connecticut;
Maine, Michigan, Montana, New1
Hampshire, North Carolina, Vermont i
Secretary Fall May Quit.
Washington, D. C. It is rumored
here that Albert B. Fall, secretary of
the interior, will resign and be suc
ceeded by Carml I. Thompson, unsuc
cessful republican candidate for gov
ernor ot Ohio.
Russia Short on Food Cereals.
Geneva. Russia will have a' short
age ot at least 1,000,000 tons of cereals
this winter, according to the inter
national committee of Russian relief,
headed by Dr. Fridtjof Nansen.
Wheat Bluestem, $1.50; soft white;
$1.25; western white, $1.24.
Corn Whole, $42; cracked, $44.
Hay Alfalfa, $21 per ton; valley,
timothy, $21; eastern Oregon timothy;
Butter Fat 6053c.
Eggs Ranch, 40041c.
Cheese Tillamook triplets, 32 0
33c; Young Americas, 33 34c; block
Swiss, 30032c; cream brick, 2830c:
Cattle Choice steers, $7.2508;
medium to good, $6.2507.25.
Sheep East of mountain lambs and
choice valley lambs,, $10.60id12.50. .
HogsPrime light, $909.50; smooth
heavy. $8 9.
Wheat Hard white, soft white,
$1.25; western white, $1.24; hard red
winter, $1.21; soft red winter and
northern spring, $1.20; western red,
$1.19; Big.Bend bluestem, 1.60.