BRIEF NEWS OF OREGON a Oeorge Tnllpy, a deputy fish warden Of Portland, wns arrested and arraign ed In the Justice court at Roseburg; on a charge of fishing without a llconno. landed with a $1200 cargo of gro ceries for the town of Keno, the steam r Cnnby. Cnptnln nail, wag caught In a gale and Rank on Iake Ewauna. Captain Ball and crew of five escaped Notwithstanding the exceptionally tormy weather the horse fair held at Woodbura wns n pronounced success, nearly 100 high class horses being shown, regardless of the rain, before large crowd of interested spectators. Senator Lane filed a written appeal with the board of engineers of rivers and hartars, protesting against the de cision of that body against dredging the Bluslaw from Florence to Acme, and requested an opportunity to make oral presentation in the Nedds case. B. R. Green, editor of the Ashland Tidings, was acquitted of the charge of criminal libel by a Jury In the cir cuit court at Jacksonville. The charge was brought by County Judge Tou vllle. and grew out of the publication of articles during the campaign hut tall. President Fletcher Homan. of Wil lamette University, was the recipient of a check for $60,000 from James J. Hill. This completes $300,000 cash endowment for the university, meet ing the conditions of Mr. Hill when he subscribed the $50,000 to the in stitution. The treasury department assured Senator Chamberlain that the customs house at Astoria will be retained and a deputy placed in charge. Empire and Yaqulna will be allowed $300 each annually for the payment of someone to keep records and make reports to Portland. The Jury In the case of Marcellus Thomas against the city of Eugene to recover over $3000 damages on ac count of rllrged Injury to the plaint iff's land because of seepage of water from the city's power ditch near Wal tervllle, returned a verdict In favor of the city. The owners of the Humboldt mine, lying sis miles east of Malheur, after making hundreds of feet of develop ment work, run into a very rich strike at the 400-foot level. The mine now Is a producer of $60,000 a month. Pre parations are being made for the en largement of the plant. The large spray plant of the Hood River Spray company was burned to the ground and It Is thought the loss wilt aggregate $10,000. The factory has been running at full cupaclty and the stock carried was very large. Thert) were iibout 750 barrels of spray In i. tock u the time of the Hre. No legal obstacles stand In the way of the city of Salem holding sn elec tion to vote on the question of abol ishing saloons If the city council Is of a mind to call the election, accord ing to an opinion given by Attorney General Crawford to Attorney W. H. Trindle, campaign manager for the "drys." Representative Slnnott has designat ed Addison Y. rinkelberg of Baker, principal, and Angus McDonald of Hood River, alternate, for appointment to cadetshlp at Annapolis He had previously designated Eugene Hanford of The Dalles as principal. All three will take examinations at a place to be dealgnatsd April $6. Owing to a lack of Interest smong the fruitgrowers near Albany, the as sociation directors voted to disband the organisation. It Is stated that the discord came about through some of the members desiring to continue their former method of supplying the local trade and residents. Instead of dis posing of all their crop through the association. The sheep men of Wallowa county report on account of the long period of snow and cold weather that they have fed all of the hay that was put up last harvest, and as the snow cover ed the winter pasture so that It was Impossible for the flocks to feed on the bunch grass, the sheep are poor and there will be a heavy loss. It Is feared the wool clip will be light and a very poor quality. According to an opinion rendered by Attorney Oeneral Crawford, com merclal or Industrial Institutions can not engage in the banking business under the state laws The opinion was rendered at the request of State Superintendent of Banks Wright, who represented that the Wasco Ware bouse and Milling company was en gaged In the banking business at Waa co and Mora The attorney general sajg that if the company conducts a banking buslnesji It must be a a sep arate fustitutlon. k. The total coaf of keeping supervis ing wardens and other field men in the field during the forest fire season of lt12, was $13,301. An additional expense of UeVM was Incurred In fighting fires. Of the total amount .w- low ruires that me coi.ui.o- IJ1U ! v - - Hhall pay one. i'. ' o the state treas urer is sending out a statement and notice to the various county clerks calling attention to the amounts due from the counties. The amount due L the counties for 191 M.. nd $2266 Is overdue on unpaid 1911 claims. PUBLIC SALE 3 Miles South of Nyssa, Oregon, Commencing at 10 O'clock A. M. SATURDAY, APRIL 16 18 Mend high grade Jersey cows. IB giving milk; 1 6-year old. fresh 1 4 -year old fresh In May; 1 3-yenr old giving milk, fresh iti August: 3 2-year olds fresh in August: 12 2-year olds fresh; 10 Jersey calves. I heifers and 5 males Yon ars invited to ooroe and see these cows milked before sale. 11 dor.. Brown Leghorn hens. 135 thoroughbred White Leghorn ohloks, 4 weeks old ; 1 sow and 10 pigs, 4 weeks old ; 3 red sboats. about SO lbs. esoh; 2 young sows about 100 lbs. each; 1 sorrel mare, weight 1500, 9 years old : 1 black horse, weight 1700, 4 years old ; 1 roan mare, weight 1100. 4 years old ; 1 sorrel mare weight 1000, 7 years old. All broke to work and ride. 1 black ooaoh filly 2. years old; 1 horse oolt, 1 year old. McCormlck 5-foot mower, Deerlng -loot mower, Champion hay rake, 4 horse rresno. slip scraper, 14-ioch John Deere walking plow, single shovel plow garden cultivator, lever barrow, small blacksmith outfit. 8 loota Winona wagon oomplste, 2 hay racks. Fremont buggy, pole and hafts. 3 set double harness, single bsrneis, scalding vat. sickle grinder, grind stone, 200 egg incubator, large barrel spray pump, iron wheelbarrow, 60 rods 3 20 rolls Pane chicken fence. 2 horse potato digger, double trees. singls trees 3-bnrss eveners, scythe, pitchforks and rukee, 1000 lbs. cleaned eed wheat. 1500 lbs. Little Club wheat, ssrly and late potatoes. 4 Iroo bedstesdn sod sprlogs. 2 dressers, bookesse. I piece sot Mission furniture, stand tsble. extension table cblon I'lipboard. steel daeoport fold lug bed, refrigerator, kitchen cabinet, beatlog stove, 4 burner oil stove wltb oven. 3 rocking chsirs. 7 dining chairs, wasblng machine aud wringer. 8 gallon churn, new No. 12 Delaval separator, 10x12 linoleum, art square 9xlli, copper bottom wash boiler, tub and washboard, olotbea baskst Tsrms Bums under $10 cash. Hums over $10, 6 month's note wth iiiiroi-d security H er cent liitrr.t from date. 5 per cent discount on all sums over $10. Nothing to be removed until terms of sale are complied with. Will furnish conveyance for people coming on traio. Free lunch at noon. Ira M Rutledge, proprietor. Dickens and Miller, auctioneers. For sale-House and two lots for rant or sale in Villa Park. Prloe cheap for Immediate sale. A. T. Castor. Carson. Oregon. Hats and Shoes We are simpy overstocked - in hats and shoes and have made prices that will move them, if you will call and examine. New York Store North of Postoffice Buy your Meat at The ONTARIO MARKET and get the best the market affords jl BUICK 40 A Money Saver Is What the People Call Farley's Furniture Sale This is a forced sale to raise money and prices have been made so low that you can save money by buying now. Be sure and see the stock and prices. In the New Store Room J. H. Farley Furniture Co. Auto Extras The only complete line of extras between Boise and Baker. Auto Repairs We have a shop equipped with the tools and machinery neces sary to repair or rebuild any part of your auto and employ only first class mechanics. If you want guaranteed work at reasonable rates give us a trial. Segine Auto Co. Ontario Agents for the Buick The 'IniinlnM" " brothers haft turned out their bands of sheep on the Dead Ox Flat ranges and will drift them to Willow creek in time for shearing at Brogau. Their lamb crop was over 00 per cent. A few pairs of men's and boy's overalls; a few pairs of apron over alls; a few water bags; a few noee bags at a bargain at The Variety Store. Trees -Trees -Trees! Idaho Grown Nursery Stock. Fruit, Shades, Vines, Roses 0 Profitable results assured. Plant only the best. Buy direct from the grower at reasonable prices. THE EMMETT NURSERIES Chas. P. Hartley. Proprietor Emmett. Idaho A complete stock now on hand at Ontario, Oregon Sales Yard On the Corner - from the Carter Houae CHAS r HARTLEY. Jr.. Resident Representative. o am - - Ontario, Oregon P. O. Box 487 The New Spring Styles In Ladies' Oxfords For your approval and selection Every pair the latest style Satin Pumps, Patent Pumps, Tan Button Oxfords, Gunmetal Button Oxfords, Lace Oxfords. We save you from 25 to 50c per pair. Economy is a very great consideration. The New Curtain Draperies are here in full assortment. It is the most effective showing we have ever made, including as it does patterns, colorings and the extremely low prices we are making. Now on Display Malheur Mercantile Co.