a ONTARIO-The Pivotal Point of the Great Interior of Eastern Oregon (ihtfctti 3r0B. Ontario Arjrus m The Produce from 15,000.000 acres is marketed from On tario each year Prentijre, Irtdf"1 5 and Circula Watch uh grow tion. Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County. ,UME XVI. ONTARIO, OREGON, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1913. voi NO. 7 FOUND UtAU A I LiniE VALLEY MONDAY i Ai....t and Wntrh Sum oi !" jaken-.Robbery Thought Tobe Motive for Murder Th.,arODer and sheriff Ml notlfl LjjnoT -f tM rinding nf R Mf ri jtti VmI it-y and i owner myst Ljrt Drown went out on the wrrk tnio from Vile. Thff fc.miil the body of I'll nU Toll Lbont 200 TiirHi shove the rallrond. as . iitilnilnn on IM MM aad three Lift Met In 'I"" ,,,v- The shots A hftn llred win l the man was down lit blankets over him were nowdcr LDi iiu watch and money had taken, hut I 'unit check waa aipaSM allowing that he had almonry to Italy A hospital re liyt atiowod he had paid the first k ,,! thfl Bonth mid the time check aiirl he had t 1 1 work only I few LajtrlMa '" ni" 'i''""'- lhe Imdy wss brought to Vale t Ibcld wbileitn liivertlgilion It being Eli CLUB 10 HOLD IOURNAMENT FEBRUARY 22ND It. Parma Mini club will hold a tiiann'iit February -'- and It will llhrtlr.t ev.nt of the kind fur the , ,. lii if ill he eight eienls 4nnryiil knidlse added aa LllMnlfrtfl for all of them. a. A. Hatea la the preaident uf the lab, J J. I'lowhead. vice president, B.Riiin, ttcretary ami I''. K. Pink, F0LA LAF0LLETTE Wr wPvP 11 r ft N4kW iy ' j4yBai BaWlvV&ak- 952 BILLS L INTRODUCED IN EGISLATURE THIS SESSION Senate Well Up with Work But the Lower House is Congested WM BALL 18 BIG SOCIAL EVENT Of SEASON Tbr suuusl I ill for the beuettt of litrnrj, was given Tuesday evening iWbslluf thenew Wilson building. mtiir Hit NayfttM uf tha Woman's Tbe hall was deoorateil In the colon and a smoking and card bad bean comfortably arranged the beoftil of thoae wb did out to daoos. program began with tbe mud M by Mih. H. . Whitney and Ku.i., ii , purtioliwtted in by Kttuiy roiipl-a. The heat of muaic lurtiutied by Judd'a orchestra and I'uUnt supper wet served in trie "He bauuuet hall by the lad lea of Uaietory association. "''J""" expressed themselves .ia iiftUl with the party and socially ! U Muauoially the library ball "wiii a success. 10 mil. by AmailCMu I'raaa Association Fola La Foletta, daughter of tha Wlaconaln Senator, who aided the gar ment workera In their atrike In New York. COMMERCIAL CLUB HOLDS BIG MEETING Wednesday Night and Much Husint'ss Disposed of Traders Day March 15 There waa a meeting nf the t'uni mercisl club Wednesday evening that waa tbe heat attended of any held this year. .Murcb II wua eel for Tradera dny and all ure to bun. I fur it from now In th.it 'int' . The aeveral commit teca out made their r puit" and the Indication are fur aeveral iiiirtiiul luiprovemeiila over preac ' coudltioue. Tbe datu of tbe iiutiual meeting waa cbaugod to tbe second Wedneaday in February. Tbe oawly elected ottbvrs Jaud di rectors ara ua followa: W. II. O&otlttlc. preaideut: II. C Buyer, vice preaident; J. I Hluckaby. A. W. Trow, A. L. Cockrum, U. M. Tatutui', Ray Wllaoo. K. (X Vau Fetlao uud I mi. a Radar, directors. PPLORERS PERISH NEAR SOUTH POLE . N. .-Cttptaln Robert V. mo hit party were overwhelm ' ullril on their return Jour ,rm the souib l'ole, Tha anUre Unshed "total number of deaths Involved "'amity la not exactly known, " f ''eved 06 aclentists and safl- 'M their II. J""1 Ua party reached the wmt whore Itoald Amundsen l6 . ru'Aolan flatm at Ka ww rbej found there tbe hut ,. ttJ u"t Mi behind by Amund- Mrtv flPfa . .- . -.- .. cic recorueu lu ma Ct fOUIlJ on thn Kruliaa nf tha " they were recovered. BaIba C-i ... " nr uuiity. "tIU 1 BJ HO, UICBI- Vm dnluaot Boise State bank. Mad on the charge of falsi- 2 sports of the condiUon of " to ,h sute bank commla- w found guilty by tbe Jury. ")ne. cashier ,f tha kimW I E" tbe saroe charge, wan acqultr AUTO STAGE LINE TO BE RON FRON ONTARIO TO VALE There will bs three auto statfe lines eUblisbed out of Ontario by tbe Setfuiue Auto company soon as the roads will permit. Ooe will be to Prultlud, another to Payette and tbe tbitd to Vale, prepared to handle pas seuiters and freight An auto truck will be placed ou the street hare for quick delivery. Flood of Measures Appeared Last Day For Introducing Bills Appropria tions Aaked Reach Huge Total Compensation and Board of Control Bills Pass House Oovernor Signs Widow's Pension Bill. Salem. The clone of the fourth week of the leglslutfve kchhIoh found the retiate . II up i:h It work, only a few incuKiircH beln left over for a third rendiiiK and final paaanKe. The altiintion waa quite different In the houte. That branch of the iiHucm hly ia to badly oJogKcd that the tusk of clearliiK the calendar before the close of the 40 day period will be a prodigious undertaking. The trouble fn tbe house Is that they have been Indulging In too much ora tory lately. Unless the talk la cut out the result will be great confusion dur ing the closing hours of the aeaslon. the ii nth of many good measure und hasty action on others The Job for the house Ih nspnetnlly dletrcHtlng. for In that lody Ml bill hate been presented, utul tin i'IIHIi' Iiiih already sent over S4 IiIIIh. .i i"t I of nearly 700 for that wing of the legislature to act upon l'p to the present time the house hns passed : of Its 601 bills over to the taaatn, and baa killed off or withdrawn nearly that many more. 925 Bill Propoaed. The last day for Introduction of bills brought forth an avalanche In both the senate and the house that nearly swamped the clerks. With adjourn mem 3X5 bills had been Introduced In the aenate ao far thla session und an even 600 In the houae, or a total of 92& bill) for the sesalon. Thla la Just 100 more bills than were Introduced two years ago. Several Important Meaaures Paaasd. Among the important measures pas sing the houae were the workmen's compensation act and the board of control bill. Both branches passed the widow's pension bill und the Mult nomah school teachers' measure. The home rule amendment waa defeated In the houae. The senate passed the minimum wage bill for women mud minors, the measure placing all chari table Institutions uuder state super vision, the bill amending the direct primary and the railroad headlight meaaure. No large appropriation bills have passed either house. The outlook (or the paasage of good roada legisla tion next week la excellent. Legislature Aaked to Give $8,287,819 Appropriations already asked from the Oregon legislature, and now under consideration by the Joint waya and means commltteea of the houae and aenate, have reached the huge total of 18, 287,819.07. By the time all requests for state money are In, tbe total may reach $9,000,000. This will be a record breaker for requests, but there Is no reuson to beleve that when the smoke mis Mown nwny ntul the flnnl talc has bei i, tohi that thi.s will be n much more expensive legislature than the one two .tears ngo, when the appro priations totaled $, 760,000. Compensation Bill Passes House Tbe Lawrence employes' compensa tion bill Passed the house, after a bat tle on the floor of 2Vs hours, with only Muriuine ;incl Cpion toting against the measure, uml Campbell, I.ofgren anil Hagood absent. May Oust Officiala For 90 Daya. Only four votes were mustered agalnM the substitute bill by the sen ate Judiciary committee giving power to supplant district attorneys, sheriffs and constables, and the substitute measure passed the senate. The drastic provisions of the ori ginal hill, which allowed the governor summarily to supplant such officials, were materially softened In the new bill. I'nder the new bill officials may b supplanted for periods of 90 days, hut only after lliet hate been git en a hearing In umrl and the circuit Judge doclili's that in h officer has not been faithfully executing the criminal laws of the state. Widows' Pension Bill Is Signed. With no member but Dlinlck voting In the negative, tbe widow's pension measure, introduced by the committee on health and public morals by re quest of the Oregon congress of mo thers, passed the senate, and on being carolled, wua sent to the governor, who sigued the bill Primary Amendment Paassa. Seven senutors went against the Smith bill to amend the presidential pr : rence primary law, but the bl!l pussed In the senate. I'uder the presidential preference law, ua pushed by the people lu ltflu, an elector can vote for but one candl date for delegate to u uutlotiul con vention or candidate for pre.idf nilui elector. The Smith bill contemplate amend ing thla by ulvidlng an equal number of delegatea In each of the congrea atonul dlsttlcU and the balance at large. Thua each elector can vote for the number of caudldatea from his district and for the candidates from tbe sute. Teachers Win Bill Over 200 school teachers fronj Port land Invudlng Salem on a special train and standing at the back of the mem bers of the state senate when they voted on Applegren's bill providing what la practically civil service for tin' teachers of counties of more than 20.000 population brought au unani mous vote In favor of the bill, which bad already paased the house. Rsfuse to Submit Home Rule. Notwithstanding the fact that the senate had sanctioned the auhmlaalon to the people In 1914 of tbe so-called ' ruU Mmendiuant-oaeH bvtha Continued on page 8 GENERAL FELIX DIAZ j PS .'MlsllsPf,e lPV General Felix Diaz, who was reteasv ed from prison by his supporters and lead a successful revolt against Ma dero In Mexico City. MEXICAN REBELS CAPTURE CAPITAL Felix Diaz Released from Pris on Leads Revolt Ousting Madero Mexico City. Max. The nrmy rose ,n nvolt Sunday in Mexico City, took possession of the public buih lines, shot ! down federal adherents In the streets, i released (lenerul Kellx Diaz, leader of ! the Vera Crus revolt, and (leneral llernardo Heyea, from prison, and, fall- lug into lino under the Dlas banner, virtually captured the Mexican capital. It le belb ted that not fewer than 250 persona were killed In the lighting. Among the number waa tlenoral Hum ardo Heyea. The mutinous troops were led by students of the military school at 'rial patn, I suburb. They marched to the prison to which (ienerul Felix Dim had been transferred for safe keeping und released him. Generul Uernardo Reyea also was freed from Santiago militury prison, there being no realat anee In either quarter. Francisco Madero, preaident of the republic, led the loyal troops for a time. I.uter. with membera of la Cab inet, he took refuge In the national palace, where they were besieged. It waa reported that Preaideut Ma dero and his family had fled from the capltol toward the eastern coaaL LOCAL K. P. LODGE WILL EN TERTAIN GRAND LODGE MEN Armor Lodge, Kulgbta of I'ythiua, will ii.t- rt.iin tbe grand lodge otftocrs on Wednesday evening, February. - Amoug thuee expected are. I. ii. (Jwiuu graud chancellor, o f Pendleton, and M. F. Duvia, supreme repreaeutative. J. W. M.,l..i.ey (j. M. of Ex.. L. R. Ktluaon, U. K of K and K. w I S-Ml-! Lr - -SSI r lb Ei - ----------------------------------------------HrVl------------r iSiV I (ft nCa-alllVapy S ' JF X-r'.-sf a pjaafc - f-HBRillis 3Pfflfc JP9 pr -HHBa 1.1 wr iH! r r il r 2-k-ft ... O it 3 fiL f 11 P"l - I J ?SBKilr r MsrM& JSv". 'fv- '"'m'. ' ' ' ' w lv:avo v . . : . i . . Wtortf , ,jw -zs I Hr i "! m m 1 f ' -- M -- 8EGUINE AUTO COM PANY BIG CONCERN Expect to Increase Capacity of Plant This Year and Add New Features In our search for news this week we stumbled DOtO a large businese hii.I we believe there is hardly a scoro of people here who hate any idea of its magnitude, simply because It hue never teen advert itcd. lu the western part of tbe city la located the ,-ieguinc Auto company, the agents lu thla section for the llulck auto. This conieru bus some -1 o, miii invested lu a plant and stock tor all kinds nf auto repairs, so that they can practically rebuild h car from the many extraa that they carry and the complete equipment for the making of i nils In addition to tbia Hue they have ahaftlug, belting, pullers, a large assortment of machinists Hue tools ami other supplies. 'This concern ia now arranging to use the ii-rond story of the building for body building, painting, varnishing, slip covers and auoh work. In addition to a stock of fl.r00 worth of tires and all llulck parts, they aim curry extras for the Oak land and K. M. F. ears. This yesi they figure on selling at least buty Uiiiks)lt) this llld aud Ite estimate Is conserva tive in view ot then Ion ing done a 94U,O0O business laat season. If yuu are intereated in autoa or machinery go in and look over the plaut and we believe you will be aa much aiirprised at Its magnitude an we were. EXCURSION TO WEISER TO NIGHT TO SEE THE ROSARY The Koeary ia to be produced at tbe Wheaton theatre in Weiser, on Tkura day evening aod the manager of the theatre ba arranged for au excur sion traiu to inn from Ontario with a fare of 70 ceute for tbe round trip. Tbe Wbeaton la under near manage ment aud they buve aome strong plays booked for the next few week The Itosary ia strongly endorsed by the clergy aa well as leyiueu, for tbe wholesome lesaous might. Kdwaid Hose, tbe author, also wrote the Prlsouer of .eudu, Alice of Old Vluceunes, Tbe Hpeuders, David llariim. Kbeu llolden ami many other successes, probably more than any other i duyi ight in tbe world. Tbe soenlo and electric elfeots lu tbe Koeary are novel aud tbe stage sittings and costumes 11 1 coauparislon. BUYING RICHI 01 WAYS ON THE BENCH THIS WEEK WllllAKJ -aTTU.'NKJl A C Lj, 'ILUIMi'i UlV.alMJ - rivViYrrFi i t l taj moni '" w , - - - .- .- . kiL4 . Unur iu.v i uU f nf tt Voiiuir Turk. duiinK a rtot -. Nm. i Faana, geneiu ileum or tne luraian "., atawa " -. .. . . --- NeWt Snapb0U tbt ltmtt of ( on.taotlnople. The United State crulaer WbeeUng sailed for Vera Cru. to protect American ritlzens from M .a. 1T i. Sn vagee o tbe Me lean rebel WillUm Bockefelksr waa noUfled that be would nave to appear before the Pujo money Of the Weel MMPM SSmmm m -pits of the .Utetment of hU pbyridan that It would I na.ten Mi jleai th MtWM Ml. - T sm?V5 took ob) at Tarrrtown N X. Tbomaa W Lamont of the Ann of J P. Morgan Oo. teUtted before Um Pu)o lZ"wlrryi S mSStum Una, atand b, tbe boo, commute, o. Indian afaln. Some of the farmers li..ui the Ftuit land lieiii'b were in Ontario Tinsday and reported taut right of wuy ineu w.-re uioiiiid buying up right of way lor a railroad mm the l'ayette Valley road to the Short Line, connecting with tbe latlii a abort diatuuee south of Ontario. This ooullruis the report tliat have Ihhii circulallug around of tbe intention of tbe Sboi I Line oltlcl ala to join the Idaho Northern with the maiu line at the junction south jof Ontario, giving tin m a through water grade route tor the liuu tier aud oth-r freight bundled aud i iitllug out be heavy grades betwueu Kinmett aud Nam pa. This is but another link iu the proposition to neutralize I'.e lines at UuUktlo.