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About The Ontario Argus. (Ontario, Or.) 1???-1947 | View Entire Issue (May 15, 1913)
The Ontario National Bank
United States Depository
State of Oregon Depository
IS Our Bank Your Bank ? If not, we cordially
invite you to make our bank your bank. We
have the usual Safeguards of Fire Proof Vault,
Burglar Proof Safe, Bonded employees, and do
business in a conservative manner. -:- -:- -:. ,:.
Capital and Surplus. $80,000
5 Per Cent Net on Time CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT
B. S. COOK 4 COMPANY
J. H. COOK, Manager.
Capital Stock 50,000.00
Choice Apple and Prune Lands
Land and City Property
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. W s'uiv
and see the stock and prices.
In the New Store Room
J. H. Farley Furniture Co.
Vale 01150. Burnt 04008.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Department of the tnterior, U. 8.
Land Office nt Vile, Oregon, April
Notloe la berehr glveo that Chat I.
Cnrter, of Ontario, Oicann, who on
December 13tb.l900, made Homeateai
Application. No. 01156, for KK1. See
tioo 17, Townibip 16 8., Range
46 E., Willamette Meridian, baa 0 led
notice of intention to make Una I
tbree-year proof, to ettabllab claim tn
the land abore described, before Harry
B. Urauel, U. S. CommiMioner, at
Ontario, Oregon, on toe 4th day of
Claimant namea aa witn
F. R. Welch. Jobu Lynch, Ontario.
Oregon; P. W. Davis, M. B. Ramsey
Brnoe R. Keiter, Reglater.
Vale 0711. Burns 02024, H E 3454
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Department of the Interior. U. 8.
Land Office at Vale, Oregon. April
Notice la hereby given that .Josallna
Major (formerly Josalina MoClellntnl I
of Outnrlo, Oregon, who on April C.tb
1008, made Homestead Application,
No. 0711, for Si Ma), Rfl Mi, See
tfon 26. Townahlp 18 8.. Range f E.,
Willamette Meridian, bat Bled notice
of intention to make Dual fire-year
proof to eatablitb claim to the land
abo?e deacrlbed, before the Reglater
and Receiver U. R. 'Land Offioe, at
Vale, Oregon, on tte 0th day of June.
Claimant namea aa sltueeesa.
John VValtere. Rex Muninle. IMin
Bmry. William Butler, of Ontario,
Bruce R. Keater. Keg liter.
I motor. 3 II. P. 3 phafe 1.700
I.'. P. M. No. 2 Krnugli centrifugal
pump. Pump ami motor are on one
bane and have direct ahalt, ttausuils
alon. practical l.v new and Juat the
kind of au out lit for lifting water for
irrigating purpoiee. Tbla outfit mint
be Mil. I mi. I will go at a bargain.
Write or luqulre of K. W. Laraon.
i in in i in, Oregon.
NEWS OF GENERAL
INTEREST IN IDAHO
Important Occurrences Of The
Past Week From Cities
In Our State
Aaka That Marriage Be Called Off.
Wallace. William F. Dunlap haa
Juat filed an application In the district
court Keeking to have hla marriage
with Laura Dunlap, wife number two,
declared null fend void. The petition
statea that at the time of the marriage
Dunlap had a former wife living.
Dunlap'e double bleaaedneaa arose
from the fact that he took the word
of a friend and failed to Investigate
for himself. Wife number one realded
in Spokane and niBde application for
a divorce. Dunlap made Inquiriee of
a friend who told him that the divorce
proceedings were scheduled to be tried
the next day. Not desiring to make
any defense, Dunlap presumed that he
had been made a aingle man and soon
after married again. Later he learned
that the divorce proceedings in Spo
kane had been postponed. Ilia second
wife learned of this and she packed
ui her belongings and left for parts
unknown. In the at ffilllH the divorce
has been granule to the first wife.
BARNEY 0 NEIL IS LOSER
New Trial Denied Idaho Banker, Re
Coeur d'Alene. Barney O'Nell, who
tei'iitly was found gulliy of havlnr.
rendered a false report of the condi
tion of the Htate Hank of Wallace, waa
denied a new trial by Judge Dunn.
O'Nell'a attorney gave notice of ap
peal. o Nell was president of the hank.
He haa been prominent In the affairs
Of Idaho. Me opposed unsuccessfully
the present United States Henator
Brady for the Republican gubernator
ial nomination in 1910.
Townsite Now Open
Situated near the Malheur Lake, on a high, fine gentle
sloping tract of land. This site offers exceptional
opportunity for making a good city. Vast areas of ara
ble territory spread out in all directions. Every valley
and streamlet of the distant mountains has its ranches
and flourishing livestock. Considerable land in the
valley is still subject to homestead entry, and with the
advent of the
Now building toward Harney Valley, this grand new
empire will teem with land seekers and people seeking
business opportunities and professional locations.
GET IN EARLY
Hood opening for a newspaper, blacksmith shop, hotel drug store, hardware
and implement nouses, as well as other lines of business.
A limited number of lots are now offered for sale at remarkably low prices,
either for cash or on easy terms, which prices will advance when the railroad
is built into the Harney Valley.
REMEMBER, Harriman will be the first important point in the great Harney
Valley to have a railroad.
UTAH-OREGON LAND COMPANY
C. H. MOREHOUSE, Pre.
Salt Lake City, Utah.
H. M. HORTON.Sec.
S. F. Taylor, Agent, Ontario, Oregon.
Qlant Sturgeon it Bonnere Ferry.
MBBM 1'irry. The largest stur
genu ever seen iii the Kootenai valley
was captured by Clarence Kry. Mr.
Kry has a set line In the river at this
time of the year and frequently
catchea large fish. The laat time be
went to pull in his line he found a
sturgeon nine feet long on the line
and with the help of two men he land-
.1 the fish and hud It weighed. The
monster balanced the acalea at 320
Retailers Only Are Affected.
Lewlston. The new liquor law pass
ed by the recent legislature and affect
ing all druggists haa gone Into effect
Under thla law retail druggists can
only carry 60 gallons of liquor In atock.
C. F. Oamer. proprietor of the Idaho
Drug company, which does a whole
aule and retail buatness, is In receipt
of an opinion from the attorney gen
eral of the state of Idaho which ex
plalua that the law only affects retail
stores, wholesalers not being affectel.
GOVERNORS WILL ATTEND
Executivea of 14 Statea to Join Boise
Good Roads Convention,
liolae The governors in attendanco
at the Western Governors' Association
conference to be held in Suit Lake the
first week in June will, following the
close of tileir conference, speed to
liolae on a special train to uttend the
Inter Mountain Good Itoads convention
which opens In thm city on June 10.
because the chief executives of 14
stales expressed a desire to be in At
tendance at the convention of the
Inter-Mountain Uood Koads Associa
tion u chuuge was made In the date for
the meeting of the Western Gover
nors' Association from the second to
the first week in June
While the greater part of the week
of the good roads convention will be
devoted to the discussion of good road
mutters, entertainment of the visitors
will not be forgotten. They will be
given a special trip to the site of the
great Arrow Hock dam, the highest In
the world, abown the orchards of the
Boise valley, taken on a trip around
the electric loop thai now connects
Dolae, Nampa and Caldwell a well as
intermediate smaller towns, plunged
m the big natural hot water dip .it
the Natalortum, Idaho's famous resort,
dined and maybe wined.
High Water Now at Kellogg.
Kellogg.- The Coeur d'Alene river
haa broken the record for thla year
and it la now above the flood atage of
a month ago. The warm wind Is cut
ting into the anow in the hills and a
further rise Is expected. A careful
watch ia being kept to prevent the
Hunnyalde bridge from going out. No
deliveries of fuel or other bulky arti
cles can now be made In Hunnyside.
packages which can be carried In the
hand being ail that can be taken across
the river. .
George A. Bush. age 45, a rancher
near Caldwell, was found dead In bed.
He lived alone. Excessive drinking
,t hard cider la given us the cuus,
aa he took to the ranch five gallons
of U and lee than a plat was left
NEWS FROM OUR
Tariff Fight Has Shifted to Sen
ate, but Final Vote Unlikely
Washington. The tariff fight has
shifted from the house, with Its over
whelming Democratic majority, to the
senate, where the party's slim majori
ty of six already haa been reduced, aa
far ns the bill Is concerned, to four.
Unless senators familiar with the prog
ress of auch legislation are mistaken,
there Is now little prospect of a final
vote on the bill before August 1.
The bill's passage through the sen
ate will be fought at every step by
Kepuhlicaua. Leaders of the Democrats
on the senate finance commltiee.
which will handle the bill, expressed
the belief that It would go through
in practically the tame form aa It
passed the house, and that their mi. ill
majority would stand firm to the last.
Democratic lenders acknowledge that
the two senators from Louisiana will
not nccpt the stiKar schedule, and that
they might be willing to combine with
others to defeat the whole bill.
Five Democrats Vote Against Bill.
The 1'mlcrwood tariff bill was pass
ed In the. house by a vote of JSI o
139. Five Democrats voted again. X
the bill and two Republicans for It.
Representative Bryan, of Washington,
Progressive, was the only representa
tive In congress from the Pacific north
west to vote for the bill. The solid
delegation from Oregon nnd Idaho
voted against the bill, aa did the four
other inhere from Washington.
The Republicans who voted for the
bill were Cnry and Stafford, of Wis
consin. Democrats who opposed it
were Broussurd, Dupre, I .autre ami
Morgan, of Louisiana, and C. B. Smith,
of New York. Progressives who voted
for the bill were Kelly and Rupley, of
Pennsylvania; Nolaii, of California.
K nt. of California, formerly n Repub
lican, but now an Independent Pro
gressive, also voted for the bill. Pro
grcaslvc Leader M unlock and LI of
bis Progressive lollowera voted with
the minority In the final consideration
of the meusure.
Competition Open in 60,000 Offloes.
All fourth class pohimastershlpa ex
cept those paying less than IIMOO a
year were thrown open to competition
b) an executive order Issued by Presi
dent Wilson. These positions are re
tained In the classified section, but
uhout 50.000 Ini uuilieiits who were
"covered in" Into the classified service
by executive orders of previous ad
ministrations, will have to meet ail
comers In competitive examination
In order to hold their positions with
civil service protection.
Postmaster Limit la Set.
Fourth class postmasters must be
able to read, to count accurately the
money they receive, to measure the
oil cloth on the floors of their offices
and to write at least a decipherable
letter once lit a while, In onb-i to In
taken under the wlllg of the civil ser
vice. In cfiet i, they must have a reas
onable iimlei standing of "readln', writ
in' and 'rlt lunette," accordlug to In
structions by post-office department.
Persons to take the examination
must be cltixens of the Lulled States,
i.v i H years old, and must reside In
the commuuily the aspire to serve
No one must be era), Intemperate,
dishonest or have been dishonorably
discharged from the army or navy.
Farm and Labor Unions Not Exempt.
By u vole or 41 to 'i'i, the IMSU
ret used lo accept au .iliieiidluent 'o
the sundry civil service hill by S.
Galliuger striking out a clause exempt
ing labor and farmers' orn.tuUatlo.is
from proBUtutioli under the am.
luw with fuuds appropriated by ihe
hill. ThrsM It' publican senators, .lun. -.-,
1-u Folletlo ai.il Ni.rrls. voted with the
lleinoi i i the Galliuger
aim-mln. -nt and io Democrats, Pom
erene ami Thomas, Jollied the Repub
licans in supporting It. The bill Itself,
carrying about U7,ouo,uoo. finally
was passed by u viva voce vote with
only one minor committee, aim ndmen'.
National Capital Brevitiaa
In a message received ul the state
.! itiei.t at Wash lii --'on from ihe
American legation ul Pekiu, the grati
tude of the ( nines,) people over the
recognition of their republic by the
United Stales was described.
The d inocraiic congressional com
lull tee has consented to President Wil
eons proposal for postponement of
permanent reorganisation. peudluK
conferences to - in increase of
ihe representation i.l seuaiors on the
Charles C (iiover. the Washington
banker who n ejiiiy attacked Kepre
aentallve Slius, of Tennessee, for s
speech delivered in the house at Wash
ington, was brought before the house
and reprimanded by Speaker Clark for
violation of lis privileges.
John Purroy Mitchell, Independent
democrat and presideut of the board
of aldermen of New York city, was
nominated by President Wilson to be
collector of the Port of New York lo
succeed WU1UUU Lueb, Jr.
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Will Practice in all Courts
Notary Public. Office over Postofflce
Ph. Hahhikt Sears
Dr. Pai'mnk Sk n-
Graduate American School of Os
teopathy, Kirkovtlle. Mo.
Telephone. I M.I ilk
H. H. WHITNEY
PHYSICIAN and STjRrjEON
Office in I. O. O. F. Bid.,
Ontario. . Ormon
W. H. BROOKE R. W. SWA6LER
Attorneys at Law
Rooms 13, II. let, 16. Wilson Bid.
Ontario, . Oropnn
DRS. PRINZIN6 & WEESE
Office in New Wilson Block.
C. C. GOLOSBt RRY
(ins with Extractions
Phone. No. 138 R in Wilson Block
J W MfCullodl R W F.ekhardt
MtCULLOCH & ECKHAROT
Rooms IdM First Nnt'l Bunk Bldg
Transfer. B)(j(jije and
Meet All Tniins
JOHN LANMM.II M
Dr. W. G. Hove
Telephone No. 73i
First National Hunk Hid.
Leave Bundles at Any
Hotel or limber Shop
I'rumpl 'Attention Given
W. W. HINTON
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Rob't n.lell, Ontario
II II Blab, Vale.
i i . Morton, OkTa Parry.
John Mathews, Weiaer Bridge.
J E. Holly, Iti. .
S .-kiiiuer, Jordan falls.
I i. I Wilkinson, MclJcriuitt
T. A It. u n.n. Nyssa
i a ..I M.n k. : KeiHirt.
Cm i. iii il May 7, for thu l.-usllt
of Argux readeis by tin Malheur Mer
cantile i ll SUN .
Kgg. i'er ilni n. l.'iC.
Butt, i, per . iin.1, 0a.
Oats, pur hundred. 91.00
Wheat, pel huudred, H.iiO.
Hay, pel ton, .
Potatoes, per hundred, U.
Onions, er hiuelie., i
Apples, par imC, $1.00. to !.'-
Chickens, di eased, per pound, 1 He,
Poik, dreiaed, ' to loo.
Pork, live, 7 to 7 V ,-.
Veal, 'I lo lOo.
Beef lie to U.
-ssa e ssav
1 1 dill xMTViCC.
No. 17 Oregon Wash Ltd Ml a in
No. 35 Huntington Pasa 8:10 a m
No. 9 Fast Mail :lft p w
No 37 HuutiugU'i. Pass tt.33 p in
No. & Oregon Wash K press 7 :50 p m
No. 18 Oregon Wash Ltd 2:51 a m
No. 313 Boise passenger :50 a in
No. 10 Fast Mall 1.1 :3 a m
No. 38 Bolae pesssnger 3:50 p m
No. U Oregon Wash Kxpress 1 :40 p m
Vale train loaves at 9:30 a. m. re-
i turning at 3 KM p. m.