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Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County.
ONTARIO, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1913.
j, p, MORGAN
DIES IN ROME
Noted American Money King
Succumbs After Weeks
of Failing Health
Romej. Plrrpont Morgan, the not
rf American financier, died here Mon
i nf whnt Is believed to have been
crtbral nnnemla. Mr. Morgnn, whoae
k.lih litis bc-n falling ror aome nmi,
kid bn touring Egypt and came here
, fPW weekn ngo for rent and treat-
I'p to Saturday night, Mr. Morgan a
ionlnlnw, Herbert L. Satterlee, and
.h. Dhvalclnna made every effort to
conc-il Mr Morgnns time condition
A iMk ago Mr. Morgan wii per
..i.!. -ii to go to bed and remain ther
to coniarvs his strength. He did not
iMn well without the aid of drug,
fct took a satisfactory amount of nour-
Wednesday afternoon he began to
rf;iM- food and lnce then it hna been
Inpoulble to nourlah him. He loat
weight and strength rapidly.
The only nourlahmont the pntlent
tu able to receive for aeveral daya
ii through injection. All attempt
to make the pntlent hwhIIow anything,
tfn water, were In vnln. The phy
ticlim explained that thla waa due to
the lick of functional vitality in the
m-ri" rent era, which under auch con
dition! arrest the discharge of their
proper (unci lone by the organa.
John I'lerpout Morgan waa born In
Hirtlortl. Conn.. April 17, 1837. Ilia
parent were JiiiiIiih Spencer Morgan
ibwlnesi mini of that city, and Juliet
Plrnint, a iluughter of the Rev. John
Piir-punt. the poet, after whom he wan
Omihi Homeleaa Fairly Cared For.
Omili.i Neb Omaha completed Ita
tint week of tornado relief with every
family rendered homeleaa having fair
i) ooumrtable place In which to
ipend the day and everybody aupplled
The reiulta of the dlaaater are a
followi Live loat, 115; aerloualy
oundeii, ISt I allghtly wounded, not
.e thin loan; house totally destroy
i. 122; home partly wrecked, 2100.
rroperty loss $7.(00,000.
Mob Kllli Robber That Slew Banket
Bime. Kan Robert I. Brown, a
euhler of the Burucs State Bank, was
hot and killed by a man who had
rubbed the luatltutlon. La tor a posse
f cltliens shot the robber to death
he was trying to escape from towa
h a bag of gold. Brown met death
bin, Instead of obeying the order to
throw up hi huuda, be grabbed a re
tolrer and fired at the robber.
DREAMLAND WILL HAVE GOOD
1 FOR BALANCE Of WEEK
Dreamland prouiiaes ita patrons au
"tertaiiiment of unusual merit for
MtjV, Ikfajlflgf aud Sunday nights
a tba ! ,-,-mi eugageuitut of Rogers
"I talker In a beautiful aot aotitlad
"Ny Old Kentucky Home" featuring
flaxa) A'alkor. gipsy violinist,
1B Popular -.eleotious.
'I. I, ctri will ting a song the
ln aiid inuslo of which are his
o euinp ..sition 4,Oreumlug ou the
hii cmnpauy carry their own spe
e"'wceuei ami electrical effects aud
&mt i. Ontarla very highly reeom
WN refined entertuinera.
"oeie iii be four reela of pictures
oo i)(iil reel for Friday night
'. in addition to the four, entitled
"Tl Stolen Symphony."
COMPANY MAKE A
REDUCTION IN ELECTRICITY
' Idaho Oregon light aud Power
Pany have announced a reduotion
2 ftas of 20 par cent for reai-
lighting and 10 per cent on
commercial lighting and powar, with
'"outturn charge of il. The uiw
rt l apply from April 1. Thla ia
aWrial reduotion and will enable
to no mora lighta. A low rata
',ven for cooking aud beating,
iuR it about the asm M ooal,
toout tLa dirt aud trouble.
YOUNG BOYS STEAL FROM
CABINS ON DEAD OX FLAT
Three young boys were up before
the prosecuting attorney thla week for
stealing from a cabin on Dead Ox
Flat. They were naught in the act
and only the meroy of the prosecuting
attorney aaved tbem from the reform
sohool where another offenae will
surely laud tbem.
COUNTY JUDGE M KNIGHT
LOOKS AFTER JUVENILES
County Judge McKnlght wua here
last week looking after some young
girls who are seen on t he street at
all hours. They will be given a
chance, but If their ways are not im
proved they will bo seat where they
will be properly cared for.
BY A COUNTRYMAN
Dispute Over Game of Cards
Results in Shooting
Guilty Man Caught
Another murder was committed In
one of tbe grading ouinp of the Orcgou
and Kastern railroad no Saturday
aiid the murderer has been captured
aud made a coofesalou
Steve I'nwpis la the name given
by the murderer uud a game of cards
was the oause assigned.
From what can be learned It seems
that Pawpis aud two frleuda and
two gambleih were playing cards In a
taut when a dispute arose and Pawpis
left too tent, grabbed a gun stand
iug nest by and abot Into the tent,
kllliug oua ol his friends. Ha says
bo wua trying to get oue of tbe gamb
He made his way to Ontario, atop
ping at Harper, and Villa and was
nabbed a few minutes after be reached
her by Marshal Odall. lie says he
waa not trying tu run awuy. but
waoted to avoid tha Austrlana on
tba Kill, aa he waa afraid they would
kill ii i in. He wua taken to Vale Wed
ueeduy morning by Sheriff Kerfoot
John Pierpont Morgan, world re
nowned financier, who died In Rome
TO EXPERIMENT WITH THE
CROWING OF PEPPERMINT
Peppermint growing is to be triad
near Albany. It being believed that
this plant can be made a profitable
crop. In too Wanatobee. Washing
ton, oouotry. peanuts are being plant
. K-t-n the fruit trees, tbe tope
. i ia hn fiunl and the nuts '
U) DO UWU "" -
to b aold to peanut buttar factories.
Ths public sustlon will bs o,d
again on Saturday in Ontario. Bring
anything you have that is for sals.
Boms good cows srs promised for this
J. P. MORGAN
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MATH IIQT MAT
vutm liui nvi
Though Scope of
Increasing-Waters Receding at
Dayton But Levee Breaks Below
Cairo, and a Vast Area of Ter
ritory is Inundated.
Although the flood waters have jrreatly receded at Dayton
and other Ohio towns, the Ohio river is above hitch water mark
at many points and the Mississippi river is also on the rampage.
At Cairo, the river is three-teenth of a foot higher than ever
known before and the levee at Birds' Point, Mo., below Cairo, jrave
way Wednesday night carying away a number of soldiers who were
at work strenthening the levee at that point. When last heard
from the men were clinging to section of the broken dike and a
rescue party with a steam launch had gone to the rescue.
OHIO DEATH LIST GROWING
Number Placed at 471 With Debris
Yielding Other Bodies.
Columbus, O. Beat obtainable In
formation placea Ohio' flood ileal h
lint at 471. As the flooded rivers re
cede the death list gradually growa,
bodies being picked out of the debris
and found In the lowland. I'ltra
concrvatlve estimate place the num
ber of dead In thla state at not more
The largest Increaae In the death
Hat waa at Hamilton. Colonel Zltn
meriiiau. In rharge of the mllttln there,
reported to the adjutant-geueral'a of
fice In this city that 91 bodlea had
been recovered. Previous tntorina
tion from Hamilton stated only 60
persona had loat their Uvea.
Latest ellmate place the death Hat
In Dayton, where the flood waa worst,
at leas than 200.
Fifty are reported dead at Plqua,
Ohio, and at least 100 at Columbus,
26 In Troy, 30 In Mlddleton. 5 In Mas
alllon. and 25 In Chllllcotha. There,
were also 10 deaths in Sharon. Pa.
TO UNITED STATES
Mexico City. The Mexican govern
ment has made a formal protest' to the
American government against the
shipping of arms and ammunition from
the Hulled States to the rebels, and
has requested thai greuter vigilance
bo exercised in guarding the frontier. !
Mexican offlclala understand that
numerous consignments of war ma
terlnl, Including many machine gun, '
haw been Bent across the bonier. M
tome cases even at the regular post
of entry, and now ure in the huuda of
It Is pointed out by the same offi
cials that, since tbe rebels control a
large part of the frontier, this country
is dependent absolutely for the time
being on the United Stutes to prevent
the rebels from obtaining supplies.
That the rebels are securing inutili
ties of ammunition appears to be a
Kesldenta in the capital are nervo.is
because of continued rumors of friu
tion between President Huertu and
General Felix Diax, and of plots and
intrigues, even to the fixing of tots
when a new battle may be expected
in the streets, or the assassination '
one or the other of the principals muy
Taft Leavea For Yala.
Augusta, 0a. Ex-Prealdent Taft,
who has been at his winter cottage
here since March 6, left Sunday for
New Haven, Conn., where be will take
up his duties as professor of law tt
Henry F. Hoills, Democrat, was
sleeted United States senator by the
Now Hampshire legislature.
Sarah Bernhardt, the notsd French
actress, sustained painful injuries in
an automobile accident at Loa Angeles.
Frank Jounaon Good now. of Wash
ington, D. CL, has been sppointed chief
adviser to the Chinese government is
the reform of ths constitution.
Qll IADP.F AQ
uv luiiul no
Flood is Gradually
DAYTON PEOPLE NEED HELP
Many Who Have Lost All Will Require
Dayton, O. The problem presented
to Dayton aa aumiuarlied by (leorge
II iiuuhii, secretary to Uovernor Cox,
who la repreaentlng the governor here,
Forty thousand person must he fed,
clothed and houaed for a week longer.
Twenty- thouaand peraona muat be
cared for Indefinitely. These are per
aoua who lost all when their house
hold goods were swept away. They
must be provided with a faw necea
u household articles, such aa bed
ling, pots and pane, stoves and a faw
Constantinople. The Bulgarians
left 1000 dead on the field after ths
sngagsment west of Blyuk Chekmedye.
sccordlng to an official report. The
Turka alao found 400 rifles and large
quantities of intrenching toola.
The Bulgurlans hurled 20,000 men
agalnat the Turkish advanced position,
and In tbe darkness carried It with
the bayonet, the Turks retiring on
their main position. At daylight the
Turka bombarded the captured posl
tion and prevented the Bulgarians
from entrenching. Subsequently the
Turks delivered a counter attack, 6000
Infantry atormlng tne position with
Tbe Turks flung themselvea on the
Bulgarians and a desperate bayonet
fight ensued. The Bulgarians were
driven down the slope on the opposite
The fall of Adrlanople haa caused a
feeling of deepest dejection in all sec
tions, which has tended to Increase
the unpopularity of the government.
A meesage from (he British vice
cohmiI ul Adrlanople says that all the
consuls and foreign communities are
safe and well Ills report says that
the Bulgarians look only lo.ouo prison
ers. the rest of the garrisou belug in
OREGON SENATORS BUSY
Patronage ia Occupying Much Time;
Both Want General Legislation
Washington. Just how much gener
al legislation will be allowed at ths
special aession is a mstter which Is
interesting Senator Chamberlain and
the whole Oregon delegation. There
are a good many things that are of
Interest to Oregon, end the senators
aa well as tbe representatives from
Oregon would like to see them brought
up and, If possible, pushed through.
Tbe disposition of patronage is tak
ing up much time or Senators Chant
berlain and Lane, but they have the
questions of rivers and harbors work,
reclamation, land matters, publlo
buildings and so forth constantly forc
ed on their attention. Chamberlain
is very anxious to see work pushed
ou the Portland postofflcs. and so
many applications are being received
from Portland and other architects for
permission to compete for the plans
that he is quite hopeful that the build
ing will be a product of Oregon taleni.
MR. AND MRS. GLOVER LEAVE
THIS WEEK FOR OLD MEXICO
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Ulover imvn
gone to Sanborn, Vern Cruz. Mcxlos,
wbere Mr. Glover lias a contract to
clear '25,000 acre of land. The in
surgsuts are not bad in that section
nud they do not anticipate any trouble
as a result of the warfare in other
sections of the republic.
RUTLEDGE FARM NEAR NYSSA
SOLD TO EASTERN MAN
Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Itutleige were
in Ontario Saturday from tbelr home
near Nyeea. drawing up papers trans
ferring tneir farm to W. T. Conant,
who recently arrived from tbe ..
Mr. Kutledge will bold a aala of Lis
dairy stuck abortly.
CEMETERY SOCIETY TO
Trees and Shrubs Will be
Planted and Weeds
The meini.er of the Cemetery
society have aniiugsd to atsrt work at
the cemetery ou Friday and Haturduy
of this weak.
The first work will be tbe cleaning
up of all ths old wseds and accumu
lated rnlil.isb aud then the planting
of trees ami abruba.
They have over 100 tress to plsut
aud waut tbe help of all to make the
i iniiii lo cemetery n place of beauty.
Be there frlday morning prepared
to help the good work along auil ar
range lo plant a tree or ahrub lu your
lot. Water Is how available aud then
la no oxcuae for further delay In tbo
work of beautifying tbegrouuds.
Psspls Pise From Ohio Rlvsr.
St. lonls Thousands of residents
along the Ohio river from Cincinnati
to Cairo fled because of the flood
warnings lasued by the weather offi
cials. The towns situated on the river
are threatened with the most dlsee
trous flood elnce 1884.
JAS. C. MREYN0LDS
James C. M'Reynolds, ths Nsw Yerk
Iswysr, who is Attorney General In
DAIRYING BUSINESS IN THE
TILLAMOOK COUNTRY GOOD
The aeoret of the prevailing pros
perity In Tillamook county le explain
ed by reference to tbe cow oensua.
which is iocludsd in tbe county es
stssor'a liguies. Last year butter fat
brought an average of 1 1 . 'io per pound
aud each cow In tbe county produced
on ao average. HOC. (Jood dairying
is also reported from Bueua Vista,
where one herd of LI cowa brought a
check for 9115.16 Fur tbe mootb.
ONTARIO SENDS HELP
TO FLOOD SUFFERERS
Money and Supplies Gener
ously Donated The Club
Women Take Initiative
The condition of the u(Terera from
the Hood and storm iu th east ap
pealed to the charitable aide of the
Ontario people anil they hare been
I iiny for aeveral day gathering up
money, olotblng and supplies.
Arrangements were made with the
railrosd people for a oar and members
of the grsnge and other farmers were
sppenlad to for potatoes, apples and
other produce and the reapooae waa
a hearty one, V. V. Hlokox and
others keeping tbo phones liner notify
ing the people of what wns wanted by
Ths members of the local clubs all
donated geoorntily in money nod
supplies uud drafts were sent away at
once to relieve tbe Immediate wauta.
While the oltles near the flooded
states sent In aupplloa at once tbe
flood illitrlct la sxtsndlng sud many
will he In need for some time so that
anything will be appreciated by some
nut. i i mint.
This Is tbe worst flood in the history
nf the country, covering more territory
sud causing greater loss of life and
property than any other.
KANSAS FARMER BUYS FRUIT
FARMS TRACT THIS WEEK
T. I-.. Kills, of Kaoaas. has been
here this week closing up a deal for
one of tbe Ontario Fruit Farms traota
with tbe II. H. Cook Company. He la
well pleaaed with what he has asen
and will semi some of his friends
along for some more of the land.
ROSE PLANTING DAY LAST
SATURDAY IS BIG SUCCESS
Itose day was agslu a sucoese In
i iniin in (and bundteds of rnse hushes
were planted In all sections of tbe city.
Almost every dsy one may aee the
lovers of flowera still carrying tbe
busbea home for planting. Tbey are
buying tbe home grown buahee aud
should meet with good success.
Ontario hae tbe climatic ooudltioua
to produce roses of finest tetxure,
color aud odor aud wbuu I bey are
cared for thsy respond with a wealth
of blooms aud tbat Is why the rose ia
so popular with our people and why
all yards wll soon have a few bushes
growing aud blooming.
FRUIT FARMS PEOPLE WANT
A NEW SCHOOL DISTRICT
The people living in the section
Ii. in tin I' i lilt Khiiiih are aiinuglug
In iigsnle a aobool district. 'llu-y
are hi nil three miles from s school
house at present. The new riliul route
froui Ontario will serve that section.
PLANS BEING DRAWN FOR
CITY HALL AND CLUB ROOMS
William Mailory is working on
plans for the new nity hall aud Coin
meri i.il club rooms uud has submitted
some of tbem tu the bulldlug com
mittee. C. H. Oreen 4 Co., of beuttle. is
formulating plans for the dreiuage
.lit. n to be dug by the city.
JUDGE BIGGS TO HOLD TERM
Of CIRCUIT COURT AT BURNS
Judge Biggs started Tuesday for
Burns, where be will bold a term of
tbe t'lii'uiii unit Tbe judge did uot
relish the trip very much as the rosds
are iu bad condition uud the weather