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ONI ARIO ARGUS
PUBLitHUD BV1HY THUHSDAT
Entered in the pnstuhVe at Ontario,
Orwgon, for tnammSmkm through the
alia M sec. nd -class mutter.
M. E. RAIN.
Editor and Proprietor
Miner Falls Down Shaft
KHlogg. Hans Alfnrnes. a miner nt
the, Hunker Hill & Sullivan, plnyed in
luck when he allpped and fell down
the shaft, fin feet to the bottom. When
la comrades arrived on the spot Al
fwnes' feet were protruding from a
lie of muck, hts body being entirely
OTered. He was extricated and
found to hnve sustained no broken
hones and none the worse for his long
BRIEF NEWS OF OREGON
John Lee. a pioneer of 1I4T, It aval
at his home in Forest Orove.
The finest poultry show erer held
la Oregon City was opened Saturdaj
t the armory.
County Clerk R. D. Allen of Marlon
county was found dead In the T. M
C. A. swimming tank at flnlera.
Francis H. Irwin of Hood River com
Itted suicide by shooting hlmsell
through the head with a revolver.
John Francis Smith, one of the ear
Rest and best known pioneers of Au
rora. died at Salem, aged 84 yeara.
C. K. Ferro, city marshal of Flor
nee, is accused of accepting a brib
and Is now under $300 ball to appeal
Charles Meckltnburg. an Insane
plasterer, who kept officers at bay
for two days, committed suicide N
hooting himself through the head al
his home in Kugent.
Thomas Harding, a prominent writ
r l. Iha i iddle west for half a cen
tury. and author or the poem. "Re
tnml'T the Maine." Is dead at Ore
gon City, aged 8i yearn
More than Mi. (Kin prime trees, repre
eentlug nn approximate expenditure
of $7600 li Hi. people of Dnl'.-.s and'
vicinity, huiv been reiehed at OttM j
a.iiiiii the pais) ,uree YOafca.
judge uniiowiiy In circuit court at
Balem granted a writ of mandamus
ordering Siute Insurance Conunlaslnii
er Ferguson to grant a license to trail
act business to the I'ulon Life In
suran. . company, or Portland
Rev W. K. Reagor. of Portland. It j
the first president of the parliament ;
of Christian churches ror the north ,
west, hiiMng been elected the official!
i of the new orgaolMtloa M th
business session bei.l In Spokane.
1 1 -i it !. ii i'cMli. rancuer ana niae
dealer, was slain at his ranch near
Prlrit'vllle by his L':: year old step son,
;. nh.nl McDaniel. Poch had accused
.Daniel of improper relations with
) a mother I'och's wire, which so eu-
raged the boy that he rushed into the
hoims secured a shotguu and Rred a
charge through Pocb'a right breaat.
U r. Howell, or Dariaa. was fatally
Injured when an engine on the logging
road or the Portlnnd Lumber compnny
overturned and pinned him heneatb
where he was literally cooked by
steam following an explosion or the
Frank S Fields, clerk of Multno
mah county, wns honorably acquitted
or the charges preferred against him
by William L Finley, state game war
den. or railing to turn over to the
state treasurer certain game and fish
The permanent endowment fund ol
$260,000 for Albany college wm com
pleted on New Year's day. Of the to
tal sum. $120,000. Including Jnraea J.
Hill's donation or $60,000, came from
the east. The remaining' $130,000 was
raised In Oregon.
In the year just closed the Sluslaw
Creamery company at Florence, a co
operative concern with 82 natron,
handled 97.718 pounds of batter fat,
which brought something like $34,000,
a sum. if equally divided, of $414
apiece ror the patrons.
W R. Mead and Ed. Hannen have
been arrested at Baker oa the charge
or arson. Mead haa confessed to set
ting fire to the White studio. His
supposed purpose was to destroy com
petition, as he was the owner of the
Elite studio, of that city.
Coyote hides to the number of 2725,
wildcat pelts 268. with 187 bobcats
and 7 lynx, compriae the kill of pred
atory animals in Malheur county In
1912. Bounty warrants totaling $6069
have been Issued to hunters and trap
pers In the 12 months.
Private, but authentic, advices from
Salt I ... u City Indicate the transfer,
Jan 1. or all property and construc
tion work vested In the Oregon East
ern railroad company from the owner
ship or the Oregon Short Line to that
or the O V It A N company.
The supreme court has affirmed the
decision of the circuit court of Ben
ton (oiiuty In the case of Oeorge and
Charles llumphre, convicted of mur
der in the first degree tor killing Mrs
Elizabeth (irlfflth The men will pay
the death penalty for their crl
Dr. W. G. Howe
Telephone No. 7S2
First National Bank Bid.
J W McCulloch R W Kckhardt
Mcculloch & eckhardt
Rooms 1-2-3 First Nat'l Bank Bldg
Da. Harhirt Shars
Db. pAtn.iitH Srars
Oradnatee American School ol Os
teopath. Kirksville, Mo.
Telephones, Bell 88. Ind 572
IRS. PRINZIN6 & WEESE
Office in New Wilson Block.
H. H. WHITNEY
PHYSICIAN and SUROEON
Office In I. O. 0. P. Bldg;.,
Ontario. - . . Ommor
Transfer, Baggage and
Meet All Trains
An event unique In Oregon annals
and the most noteworthy in the his
tory of the Mate was the tribute paid
to ex governors, their wives and wld
.. by i .... erni.i West at the state
house New Year's night. The barren
corridors were transformed Into places
or light and beaut) and the rooms
were crowded with men and women
whose lives have been Interwoven
with the history of Oregon for over
half a century In the receiving line
were the wives and widows of those
who hae occupied the executive chair
from lt; to the present time. Thou
sand attended the rt.epiici.
Kooskla Has Big Fire
Kourtkla - - A rire, the cause or which
la ao' derinltely known, started in
Williams' pool hall and practically
wiped out the entire business district
or the town. The losses total $60,000.
A dozen buildings burned and a score
or business men Differed losses rang
lug from $8000 dowu to 8JM
Delinquent Notiie ol the Payette-Oregon Slope Irrkjdlion District
N 'I'll K There is delinquent on the following descritxtl lands in the
Payette Oregon Slope Irrigation District, on account of the annual assessment
for the year 1912, the several amounts as followa:
Am't Of PBN'l.TY
OBOOOJflMM Of LANK SKl.TI'.K. K.S.A8 KK MT .V COSTB
In SW '4 NW'4 :
and NW'4 SWi N'., SKi of
III.....! ami Adair,
Crethttaum, W O
Campbell, M T
I '.. T
I lodge, r ('
DodgO. Kst.lle R
(iearin, .1 K
(iillinun, Mi.-. S I.
I I ami, Cora
Hand. I Q
Hargrove, C C
K el ley, C L
Klinefelter, J W
Meu.i. A J
McCainmon, C I
MeClurg, A R
Orcutt, H B
Kaine. W W
Kathfon. 1) W
Hie. . C R
S tail Her, John
Tli on, Malilda
.16 1 47 $10. f.7 $ a It
W. NW'4, SK',
and NKi SW,
In SW'4 NK'4
I, i its 1, 2 and I
.,. A kit, I ..',
,wj or nr-4'4, .'.r. ! v -4
S'.. SW; NWi. NK'. SW'4
NW'., SK. NWi NH
NWI SK',. Nj SW SK! BEJ
I NK'4 SE'4
N'.. NK'4 NW'4, SK'., NE'4
NW1,, and NK', SE'4 NW
NW SK'4 NK',
a'mi S', NW',
W M acres SW'., SK'4
In SW1., NW'4 an.lNW', SW',
....I .. n; i
i r. j ." w 4
S1,. SK'., BE4
and lot 4
is: I tin
J. V.i mi
1 1 12
.'(I Is si.
a a l .. lti. ...,.. an.l nur n..ntuiri
And unless the assessments .le(iniueiii, logowvr siwsss i
arc- paid, the rl property upon which asseM.ents are lien, will be s. Id at
public auction,... the -1th .lay oi Kelnua.y. 1913, o. on the sm.-eedai oa. I ...
Which I may po-tpon said ale, at theollice of the Hoar.l ol D.reetoi of said
District ins.-ction J. T. 17 I K. 17 K. W M.. Malheur County. Oregon, l.etwi.
the hours of III o'clock a m and I o'clock p. m
OLIVES MAVKIKI.O. Collector.
Dated January !', 11)13.
On Improved Property
At current rates. Any amount.
For straight term or with In
Thomas W. Clagett
Ontario - - Oregon
C. C. 60LDSBERRY
Office in Wilson Block
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Will Practice in sll Courts
Notarv Public. Office over Postoffice
Chicago will spend $66,000,000 In
liradsl reefs report 263 business
failure the past week, as compared
with 322 In the previous week.
During the week legislatures will
com. in- In numerous states and many
new governors and other official will
be sworn Into ofrice.
The rirst annual convention of the
Women's National democratic league
assembled Tuesday In Washington for
a three days' session.
Italy has followed the lead or Egyp
tian railways, and has placed an order
ror L'ou.uoo tons or coal In America,
while hhe has also Invited tenders ror
a large quantity rrom the Yorkshire
News comes rrom San Francisco
that the Calirorulu Atlantic Steamship
compati bus railed, with liabilities or
$:(iu.00(i. A merciless rate war, when
freight rates were cut to $3 a ton, Is
ghen as the cause of the failure.
PoaUOOtAtn In lh i-.-iuuil, third and
fourth das olIi.es throughout the
country are halllin the newly esti.l.
Ilshed parcel post sen ice with expres
mm.- of delight, for It Is sure to in
crease their annual receipts and con
sequently their salaries.
Wm F. G0LDBACHER
ito... ii i
Office opposite Ontario Hotel
ONTARIO. :-: OREGON
W. H. BROOKE R. W. SWA6LER
ATTORNgVH AT Law
Rooms 18. II IV 16. Wilson Bldg.
Ontario, . Oregon
W. W. HINTON
STUCK INSI'K.'TOK Of MAI.Hh.TH.
Kob t Odell, Ontario
II II High. Vale.
C ". Moitoli. ' lid's l'e:r
John Malheur-. Weir-or Hri.lge.
J. E Holly Riverview
W S Skinner. Jordan Valley
Fred Wilkinson. McDermitt
T. A Barton. Nyssa
A Drug Store At Your Door
Do It Now
AND KriHO. t.tidlis BY HKTl RN MAIL
Our drug store is much nearer to you since
the establishment of u Parcels Post. It is no
longer necessary for you to call in person to
do your shopping. When it is not convenient
for you to come to town just phone or mai'
your order and the goods will be delivered at
your door next morning.
We prepa postage .... ..II -mall parrels. If
good arc not atifactor, they are nubject to
exchange, or if you prefer will refund
ilermi'lr's Drug Store
st National b.nk
Of Ontario Oregon
Capital. Surplus .ind Profits $125,000.00
Known For Its Strength
With ample resources for all legiti
mate DeinamKs Owned, controlle.l
and managed ly local m n, wli.i
have had years of active banking
.xjierieiiee. This bank itllldi for
the development and advaiicenu nt
of Ontario aud the itirrouuding
W'e offer every iiet'onunudation and
oarvioo in ktwping with lafi
Hanking ami solicit your buiiuooo,
.1 (iood Hunk in u Good Country
A. I.. COCKIU'M, President; T TUBNBULU Vice P.esi.lent ;
C. K. KKNYON, Caahloi H I COCEBUM, Ass.'t. Cashier,
0 W. l'i. A IT. sM't Casliui
The Ontario National Bank
United States Depository
State of Oregon Depository
IS Our Hank Your Hank ? If not, we cordially
invite you to make our bank your bank. We
have the usual Safeguards of Firo Proof Vault
Burglar Proof Safe, Bonded employees, and do
bunineHS in a conservative manner. -;- -- .-. .
Capital and Surplus. $80,000
$50.00 in Prizes
Limit is 25 babies and none over
4 years old can enter.
1. Cash Prize, Maze $15.00
2. Necklace, Solid Gold,
by Grauel, the Jeweler $10.00
3. 1 Doz. Photos, BurrelPs $6.00
4. Cane Rocker, Ontario
Furniture Co. $5.00
5. 3 Piece Child's Silver Set,
Ontario Hardware Co. $4.00
The remaining 20 babies will each receive one pair
of shoes from Newton'.
Mrs. Dunnuck will be at the theatre from 2 to 5p.m.
starting Monday to receive photos of babies. Bring
photos as soon as possible so we can have slides
made of them.
Entries close Jan. 20 Contest closes Feb. 20
I .. I. ... Inn-.-.., .a ticket entitle holder to one vote.
Every baby must he present on the night the
Bk A Picture of Contentment
All men look pleased when they smoke
this choice tobtCOO for all men like the rich
quality and true, natural flavor of
known in eigarrttr BOstMN "- t,l" BBMUsfl
W e tnke mutual rul.' in Ijjwrlt 'sV Vvcm Dukr's
Mixture. It is our leading IrrH.ul gw grsnulate.l totis.r."
an.l tfCffji sack we make H a challenge to all other t..la.-ro
inanulaiturers. Kvery 5c sack of this famous tolia.co
contains one and a half ounces of choice granulated
totiaccu, in every wsy equal to the httt you can huv s any
price, and with each sack vou get a hook of cigarette
If you hsTe not smoked the Duke's Mixture uisde ty tbs
Ugiu i .Mv" Tobacco Co. si Durhsn. N C. try il bow.
Get Camera with the Coupona
gave the coupons. With theiu you can get all sorts of sjgs
hie nrcsrnt.s articles suitable for vouug and
!d ; meu. wooitn. boys and girls You II bs
delighted to see what yu can gel free with
out one cent of cot to jou. (iet our new
illastrstad eataksj Atapcialoffr.
will mnJ U tf during ltocmtr mna
January only. Vour name snd address
on t iwtal will bring it to you.
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