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Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County.
ONTARIO. OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY 8. 1913.
WOK CLUB GIVE
HUN1ING LICENSES MAY NOW
BE OBTAINED IN ONTABIO
THE CITY COUNCIL BAKER CARRIES OFF
WORK AND WIN CLUB
CHANGES ORGANIZATION NAME
WORK ON SEWERS
BEGUN THIS WEEK
IS A BUSY BODY ' HONORS IN FIELD MEET
At Dreamland Last Monday
Night Proceeds Go to
Tbe vaudeville entertsiutneut at
liremnl i".l oil Monday evening iinlcr
ti Hu-i ! of tbe WiiMimi'ri nlub fnr
the lnin'llt of the library, proved h
vsry sajoyabl affair Htul h nucaess lu
iftry W'l.v. The house was well f 1 1 1 1
with mi appreciative audience, that
apiilauJl every number.
U . lulk dances given by the little
on-.. assisted by Charlotte Clagett.
wis lii'iirlll.v received, tbe codeunies
id! marching being much admired.
The uitflit honey girls, assisted by
Ueriolul Urown, won the audience by
their beauty and singing.
It. V. Jones gave two violin anloa
tii ii in i I ' tln atidienca eager for more
I 4 music
Mm MoBrOtktaf scored u ! ! 1
lUircHH wl'.'i her aolo.
The liirec caused many hearty Isilghs
br tin' l"cil liit al Jake Uregg and
tbe Smith family and the ability of
(he ilcii'lni tn collect seven dollars on
promising suy desired result the
doit r -n lit iir-luK H widow, seemed
Members of Western Idaho
Press Association Hold
The Western Idaho Press 'sssoola
tlun held a meeting at Cambridge
on Saturday and was entertained by
tlit good citizens of that section.
In tbe afteruooii the session was
devoted to the business of theasaoolit
lion, paper and subjects lielng die
cuss.-. I tending to place the business
ut in i-r 1 1 r publlshitig on a higher
ind more profitable basis.
Id the evening tbe association was
tsuili.nl a buuiiiet by the citizens aid
tbe spt-eches which fulluwud were of a
neutral character, with the possible
XOSPtlou ot Judge F'eUUI ir. who
P'lku on "Newspaper Men I Have
Maik, llutus, of l'uruia, president,
acted . tnastinuster and Tom NeUou,
of CaOlbi nlge, gave tbe address of wel
'unit', uiiiuh was responded to tiv 1'.
L rnroell, ot Weiser. Mrs. MeMfl
MBtbi only lady called on ami
Mego u.ttilly auprepsmd gave a
sot I Pi iet passed tbe local people
msuy i I, stag tr lag for the Slant Line
"J .mi. Kennedy represented Mr.
Betgao, ol the I'm. Tlfe met tain
ssuii i d auouessaud tbe Cambridge
lei , ui eutertaiuen.
In is located iu a valley of
10 acres of rich laud, about
tlt oi .wjiob is irrigeti.l aud the
drj farmed, the latter re-
sully settled on by people from tbe
- i. wheat fields and thay
Ms Baking good, the annual rainfall
toiui.' al, out twenty inches, with
Wentj ol moisture iu Juue, assuring
the tin. ,.i 1UU of all graiu crois. A If-
eMa does well on tbe dry lauds, yield
"8 a mod hay and seed crop. Fruit
!,!3 i ii grown thin- for many
Jests uh good success.
lai v imer Ontario people are
"x'sini there and tbey are well pleased
itb the place aud tbe people.
FORD AUTOMOBILES ARE
SOLD TO INTERIOR PEOPLE
Foot automobile in a day is some
business for a city tbeeixe of Ontario.
lbs Ford people delivered four
"-"' 'i'rs this week to buyers from tbe
""trior. Charlee aad Wilbur Hemes.
'ue Narrows ; A. O. Welcome, of
b"fusaud Prestley Smyth, of Oia
"n ' were tbe lucky buyers. Ueorge
sitb, of Diamond came over with
lbsui to act as guide.
Harry 11. (irauel has been appointed
deputy county clerk In order that be
may Issue hunting and ftibing licenses
to residents of Ontario and vicinity
thereby removing the general mcou
venlence necessltstcil heretofore hy n
trip to Vale for such lioense. This
state gaum department Is carrying on
an educational campaign Id behalf of
game birds ami animals tbe object
being to show the whys anj wherefores
of game proposition and game pre
servalion, for the department feels
that hunting ami IDhing should be
Improved and made possible fnr many
generations to come.
King Nicholas, of Montenegro,
hoss army captured Scutari In de
fiance of Auetrla, which my result In
a European w .
PAYETTE TEAM WINS
GAME IN FIRST INNING
Visitors Secure Big Lead
Which the -Blues" Fail
Outario was defeated by Payette lu
baseball game bjaj Sunday by a score
ut l: to .1. During the first two
iuuiugs the home team was up in tbe
air, while the visitors made seveu
'Km remainder of tbe game was a
hitler contest, but Outario's team Mas
nut aide to overcome Payette's big
lead. The local boys showed lack
of practice and experiei ' ey do
not lack iu enthusiasm.
Turd lay u igJit two teams were out for
practice game and uew talent is show
ing up Sometime a team has to
lose two or barO game.- to sttr up in
ti-rot Perhaps this Is tbe case with
( lntiii iu
The ultemluucc MM uearl.v 00 list
Suuudy. N t Suuday. May 11. tbe
.... i .. '.Wiser. Let's bring borne
The latteries iu tUe game were
Baabja M i Darnel for Payette aud
Uriiniiing an 1 Smith for Ontario.
WORK ON THE POBLIC LIBR
ARY WILL BE STARTED SOON
The library committee has tbe worB
of buildiug a 1 unary suHlcieutiy ad
vanced so that it U expected
actual couetruetiou work will start
Id asbort time. With au institution
of tbis kiusl there ie ueeesaurily a lot1
of red tape to uuwind before all tbe
plans sre approved and tbe contract,
GATHERING CREAM WITH AUTO
Tbe creamery is now running a
motor to collect tbe cream from the
ranches aud tbe result is a large in
crease in tbe amount of cream re-
Six Meetings Held During
April Result in Many
Regular session of the city council
was bell Mondsy evening.
Minutes of the six meetings in
April were read and a pproved.
bills to tbe amount of about 3.000
were ordered paid. About 01,100 of
tbll was for tho new walks on Oregou
Htreet aud first payment cf 9900 on
Reports of officers read and filed
A car of sewer pipe wss reported here
and referred to Finance oottimltee.
Shooting gallery license was made
tl'i a quarter, payable in advance.
Cut In Mortou street between Wash
ington and I Mkutu avenues was re
ferredjto stie.-t committee.
Light com. dttee was Instruct ed to
look after electric ligbt pole at Carter
Water and Light committee was la
strurted t luvesOgate the neaping of
water Into the Wilson block cellar
Pa in. i it Lu i lie mill i-i con
structlou referred to Finance commit
Delivery of bonds for city ball and
'.i-'ai-i n i ili J i .ill jr aud referred to
I l,e pun Ii.... "I a v. mil door for the
recorder's room In city hall refeircd
to Finance committee
Mr Zimmerman, of the Light and
Water committee reported the usees
Ity of some .10 additional light Im
tbe new territory to be takeu into the
city and It was referred to Ligbt
committee to get prices fur name.
Tbe Inikmulty of labnrera la Ibe
aewer ooustructlon was refsrrcd tn the
Tbe city electloo to take In the
uew territory will be held ou May 27
aud tUe Light committee sre arriing
Ing for lighting that section ami tbe
Street committee Is arranging for tbe
NOT DOING WELL
New York The Frledmann patients
in New York are not doing well. In
fact, some of them are decidedly lib
This f.ni. lombiaed with a knowledge
of the nature ot the sale Frledmann
!, i.. .u i mil jilii-1 ill, ha made
all physicians connected with tbe
Friedmuun testa anxious not only fur
their own parlWtl but for the welfare
of tht pnt.llc tn general.
Id fore Ho- week la out It Is most
probable that three, aud perhapx four,
public statements will be made from
public institutions, noue ot wliii Ii will
0 Dr. Frledmann or his
Tina Information haa been placed lu
the bands of tbe New b h de-
wl.u-h tin- I'li. ..m.iuu patl.ule, all of
whom bae been watched tor the de-
The statements made are strong
One of thtiu Is suppose.! to bt that
some of the cases treated would have
r if tin-) 1. d not had
the FrUdJBMB Injiition .;ud tb:it the
dture la 'In ir sys
tems ttc.is to have uucii the bacUU
a (i .;. i. i laces which they
M baft at) '-'d.
i - -. Fought as Man
w an Irish lassie.
hi, enlisted iu the
r.. fought bravely under
in J later spent nearly
., year In Soldiers' and Sail
ors' Home ut QtfJjssy without her sex
being detecte I, wus revealed by Col
onel J. O. AmMboii. superintendent of
the borne, when she was committed
to the insai: isldm at Jacksonville.
PROMINENT JORDAN VALLEY
STOCKMAN PASSES AWAY
Henry C Lambert, a prominent
stockmau of Jordan Valley, died tbere
last week. He was burn in loaa la
1865 and left two brothers.
With 66 Points to Her Credit
And Wins Over All
In tbe Kastern Oregon Truck and
Field meet held at I' -. I: t . Inst
Saturday, Huker. Wallowa. Atbeua.
Iiiitiiande. Pendleton. Union, nnd
Ontario were represented, liaker had
nluiut Bfl men. of the 7(1 entered, Wal
loon hud '.', Ontario and Fnion 1.
'1 he Ontario beam left Friday morn
ing feeling that while we could not
win the meet we would give tin- others
n good run for i heir honors. Wallowa
felt tbe same way while Maker was
confident ot winning easily.
On Saturday night nlmu everything
wss over Maker ha I 0d points. Wal
Iowa 18, Pendleton 12. LsOrnnile 0,
Athena 0, Ontario 7, and Fiilon 1.
''. ikei lii i I won 1 1 firsts out of a possi
ble II ami a great many seconds. On
tarlo had two seconds aud one
third. John Ruth winning second In
the 4 10 yard daih sfter a magnili t
run, Fred I jr. key got second lu the
p ile vault at 10 feet end lost llrt . :l v
by accidents over which he had no
control, as he cleared the bar nt 10:7
al least six luclici.
Kntiert Mini. In wou third In the
AIM Mci'hernon startled tbe crowd
by wlnuiug the picllonnarlea and
0 ii ii 1 m lu the N yard dash and gett mg
good place lu the pi elliiiiuar les ol
tbe 00 yard-dasli, ilt n'ii. g Herbert,
if linker, who wus claimul to he the
fastest dash mau iu I '.astern Oregon
However the start In tbe .'ai yard dash
was claimed to be bad ami it had to
be run ever again. Tills time Mac
failed to get off his marks and we
failed to gat place.
On the whole the coach fesls well
satisfied with the work done as every
man tried bis very best. The meet
sbowsd that uext year we will have
tbe beat team in eastern Oregou aud
will win tbe meet. Beginning uext
fall every effort will be made to pre
pare tbe strongest and best balanced
team Ontario bigb school ever had.
Of tba eight men who weut to
Peudletou, Ruth aud l.sckej earned
tripe to Kugeue to the I'uivi-rsity
meet next Saturday. McPbersnn did
such good work that the high school
has taken up a eubscrlptiou to si ml
lit in. Lackey is almost certiiu to
win first iu pole vault, while Ruth
aud McPberson will win points la
Providing there are no mishaps we
will take ni'.n prints than were
obtained at Pendleton.
BEAVER RIVER PEOPLE CIVEN
A FRANCHISE IN PAYETTE
A fi jear trancbise fjaaj
the JJaarer Ricr Power eOwXpajs b
the Payette council. the ftUCb'M
p rovides Unit tbe DO cumpuny is to
build into Payette hy Jauuary 1,
r.iit. The bighist i.ites stipulated
iu tbe traui-bise for r light
tiug is l'J cents per hoiu f,.i the rst
20 hilosutt bonis. 'li.i g ..i
also suites to furnish free light for
tbo city ball, fur the city el., in.
sigu and tbe pumping aud Hi. sta
tlons as well BS tl. i .1
GEM IRRIGATION DISIRICT
NOW HAS WATER AVAILABLE
O. F. Redman, tbe Idaho-Oregon
coustructiou mau, was here Muudav
looking over tbe local lines. He
stated tbe company had finished up
30 allies of transmission Hues Satur
day to tba Gem irrigation district
and that section is uow receiving
Tbe (Jem lands are among tbe
richest in this section and tbe con
tract witb tbe Power company gives
the district tbe use of water for tbe
first three years free of all charge,
witb tba additional item of no interest
on tbe bonds for a like term. Tbe
water will cost 827.00 per sere, witb
only tbe bare mainteusuoe charges for
tbe first tbree rears.
On Thursdsy. May 1, a called raest
iug ot the Work and Win olub was
held at tbe library at 2:110 p. m. for
tbe purpose of considering s change of
name. It was voted to change the
name of the club to the Ontario
Womau'a club, borne other necea
ssry business was transacted, but on
account id tbe unavoidable absence of
I some ot the members, the regular
. i n no. 1 tueettug was adjourned to
I Wedncsdsy, May 7.
The ladies are to be congratulated
i on tbe entertainment provided. The
'music by especial nichcrtin was unite
(ft by Amsili-mi I'rwsa Assuclutlon.
Victor Murdeek, Kansas Representa
tive, who Is Isadsr of the Progressives ,
ANTI-ALIEN BILL IN
Johnson Will Withhold Signa
ture Until Bryan Confers
Sacramento. The California antl
alien land holding act. which passed
both housea of the legislature within
'ii hours after bringing about one of
the most unusual situations In the his
t tfj ot th nation, will lie on Governor
Johnson's desk without his signature
until Secietary of State Uryaii au con
DM with 1'resldeut Wilson lu Wushlug
tou. itnl finally In bis diplomatic
i-fforl to dissuade the California leg
islature from enacting an ali n himl
bill affet ling the Japanese,
.iu declared that ho !
i j ihe i" uple of tbo r'
ii the ii
dum, I no uct shall ko luto ef-
plaiOl that the
DSblB," i oiibll-
l dUomla i
si's redraft ot tbe alien wnd w
tor the words "Ineligible to ciiuin
slilp, " are equally as discnuilmitory
ami, ti i i ill, ohji-ctiouable to
: il..- iin.l ...i.
ei pamUHni aliaaj ineligible Ut
rl p io lease agriculuuul l.n '
tbree car-, tho mesui. inosi
drastic of uu that had been proposed.
Now, however, il is asserted by u.....
that it will Mi oiaplish Utile, luusiuui fa
as it doth no' stipulate that the leases
may not I 1 agalu aud agulu.
FIRST LOAD OF WOOL AR
RIVES IN ONTARIO MONDAY
The first load of wool arrived at
tbe warehouses here ou tbe 5th Last
year tbere was some brought in on
Marcti M, from tbe feed yards. Tbe
first from tbe range arrived on May 10.
The wool Is of excellent quallly
tbls season, but the buysrs are not
offering much, tskiug ad ran lege of
tbe wool schedule now being passed by
To Be Constructed By Day
Labor Surpervised By
The work on the Bfettat to the city
sewer system was started this week
with a good il7cil crew, two car loads
of sewer pipe haviug arrived for the
Knglneer .Iaiulsh Is in charge ot
the work, which Is la log done by days
This Improvement will do mote
for Ontario th.ui any other ever
iiuhIh here and will pavo the way for
a permanent sower aud water system
to cover the afire. My.
CLASS PLAYS DRAW
Both the 8th C.rade and
Senior Plays Prove to Be
lug del ot tl.e Hi'hools
have bioiiglil mini) uti i tun iiueuts
Sliluug the puplla aud for the public.
Ou Friday evening the operetta,
Floriuda was presented at Dreamlaud
Df the pupils uf the eighth grade.
The theatre was crowded, standing
room being at a in iniuin aud all en
joyed the singing and acting very
much. Foil". ting was the cast:
Florlnda, a little village maiden,
May belle Caldwell.
Poituiiiu, fairy queen Opal Allen.
Vale, queen of the witches Pearl
Vorolngal. brother of Floriuda
Fust wit. h Bessie Morton.
Second witch Dpal Johnson.
First fairy- Hazel Record
Hecoud fairy- -Nettle Peterson.
Ou Tuesday evening the juniors
held a reception In Wilson ball for
Ou VYcduvsday evening the senior
class pieseutid tin- play " College
Towu" at Dreamlaud to a crow. Ind
bouse, with the fallowing1 cast:
limiuie Cuveudlsh, a Rah-rah boy
Tad ( In i Mine, the college cut up
1'ie I Lackey.
icii- i be Ace of Spades le.
i I. Ill eppi 1. hill uf unlltsiy
'hoiiieey Shaiuhi rger.
Prof. Banacbarlb l' 1 1 . Oaalf of
Phil, goy, l ail Puroell.
.fa KflAll '.il.. II cup-
tuln Larue Slack
Si. oiiy l. .in, tl.e freshman Kail
Dr. T i faculty ' b u lag
"Jim'' Oba i lag, law girl
i . ii- i.i -..i-i. Bad
uin Havilai.il, Hut (ullegi.
widow Kvg Vumlerhoof.
ij "Ma" pulai
i ' , Wall f.ini t,
N. V. : . I i key.
Mrs. !i .;. .it i 1' it, a tuculiy
type Villa Putter.
Mra, Mollis Stiles, a faoueymoouer
Miss TwIajfO, a relic of other days
Mrs. Twiggs, a motherly old soul -Ruth
On Sunday evening tin- Unccalsure
ate sermon will be delivered by Rev.
Oavidaon iu the Methodist church.
Ou May Utb class day exercises
will be held in the auditorium.
On May ICth the Commencement
exercises will be held in tbe audi
torium. The pupils have been busy for some
time preparing for tba several euter
taiuuieuts aud iu all of them have
acquitted themselves very creditably.
The graduating class Ibis yeur is
tba largest in the history of the Ou
tario bigb school.