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Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County.
ONTARIO. OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY 22. 1913.
The Produce from
15,000,000 acres is
marketed from On
tario each year
UST OF TEACHERS
FOR CONING TERN
What will Become of Retir
ing Touchers and Some
thinf? About New Ones
Superintendent Bailey is
ONTARIO TO HAVE COLD STORAGE
AND ICE PLANT AT ONCE.
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The srhool year cloned last week
m mw tbe "' aattarhi
Udouk the tcacbera. The director
! nTHNuml for t!ie following for
not ru"i rrce:
Mr. Ilslloy will have chiuge of the
rh.u.l. the dlreotora being well
peM,,,l ith the reaiilte he obtained
A. A. IUII. wh " principal of
tbt IiIkI' school lwt year, hue taken a
poaition with the atate flam warden
it 1. 1 .it fur tbla rtletrtc.t and wll
probably he here much of the time
D. C. Petrle, the aclence teaaher,
will inend the vacation at ble home
Mir l"lse anil will return in the fall.
Mi- "rr. who wiu the 11 In teach-
bas n-signed ami accepted a sohonl
rt Hii"tf . with only ou pupil, at
Ml Hage will leaf lo a abort time
for Chicago where aba la to marry the
odmI ytiunu man In the world nn1
aill rfwble tbera.
Kj 1 Hniith. of 8nlin. haa been
ployed hi militant principal of the
llgkacbooL Mr. Smith la a graduate
oltbn WillamettaUnlferalty and had
two yearn at me Iowa Uulveralty.
All. . Stoddard, of Portland will
t.b tm.thcmatloa. Hhe baa bean
priucii --1 f the Kliln hluh aohool.
Ida Marllnaon. a graduate of the
Mlnn.-i.ita iiolverely. recently of
I'mui. .. Washington, will have
dm., of tin oommaroittl department
and tt-ai'i .Kimao.
Opel Wuett, a gnidiiata of the
I'nlrsrslty of Mlnnaaotaaod that). A.
C. at Corriillla, wll bave charge of
tin- (inin.-itlo aolenoe department,
tii- ti I- a uew feature to be added
tb ruining year.
Mr I'avnaau.l Anna Soatzal will
tar charge of the H rat nrlmary gradea
mm Mra. Payne will camp at
Hil-fti.. lakca thla aummar and Mra.
BtMtzsl will ha at Weleer with ber
The aecond primary will bare aa
tiaclidi. HaUy Taylor, who will
ii.l the aummar at Juutura uud
Kot- Hailey, who take Miaa Carter'a
il... Miss Carter having realgoed
ami gone to her home iu Miuneaota.
lath l'.n-oell will agaiu bave charge
-I tbe third grade.
Mlii Lewie, of Molee. a graduate of
tW I. ,. itata normal, will bare the
loaa Auetlo. of Klglu. and Suaie
atot. who ia apoudlng the vucatloo
in Nel i ,.ka. will have the fifth grade.
M rlatt and Mav Huttou. of
Kruith. ig, will bave the alxth gradea.
Mlii l-iiiti will apen.l the vacation in
Port I an, I.
Mallii IMatl and Margaret Modlvcrn
till bait MM seveutb grade.
Mr. (irirtlu will bave tbe eighth
ml. Mii Mloheebou having a
potiti.ii with the Pasadena. Callfor
Mr bailey oouaidara tbe teachers
lor b , omlng yeur unusually atroug
awl the are all very highly reooin
An eaily morning wedding took
place In the pleaoaut home of Mr.
and Mra. E T. Roger, of thla city.
May 18. inn, when tbalr aconm
pliahed and beautiful daughter, Mlsa
Lola, waa united in marriage with
a promitien attorney of our city,
Ralpb W. Kokhardt, of the Arm of
McUullnnh nod Kckbardt. Tbe cere
mony wna performed by Rev. R.
J. Davidson, of tbe United Preaby
teriao abiirjb, n( Ontario. Mr. and
Mra. Kckbardt have tba beat wishes
of their mnny friends iu tbe city.
ONTARIO BALL TEAN
IS BLANKED AT VALE
Home Team Not Showiujr
as Much Form as When
A Site for Building Secured
and Preliminary Work
Arrangamenta were completed Tnea
day for tbe erection of an Ice aid
cold atorage plant bare at onne by K.
E. Dtitton, of Caldwell, who haa tba
Caldwell Ice and Cold H forage plant
and worka with tba Hazlawoo.I people
A alte baa baeu leaaed from the
Short Line company jnat aouth of the
Mover warehouse and tba gradlug of
the lot baa been contracted for by
Oeorge Routh. A. M. Roaa. of Bo lac,
ia bere In obarge of tba oooatruotlon
of the building, which will ba 25x70
feat, with cement foundation and one
Tba plant, wheu oompleted, will ba
In obarge of Paul Duttoo and will
bandle ice. an Ice machine being part
of the plant and buy all poultry and
uppllaa they can get. paying caab for
Ontario haa been in need of jnat
auob a plant for aome time and It will
enble tbe farmer to get caab for tbelr
produce and then ba free to trade
where they can do ao to the beet ad
vantge. They will alao he able to
aell tbelr atutf when It ia ready for
market aod not have to hold It until
condltione are right.
Mr. Dutton la an experienced man
In the bultoeaa, haa tboronghly looked
over the Held aod knowa tbe plant
will ba a aucceaa and a art at iieueflet
to tba city and aurrouuding ountry.
ELECTRIC IRON LEFT WITH
CURRENT ON CAUSES EIRE
BIG CLASS OE STUDENTS
TAKE GRADE EXAMINATIONS
There were 103 atudentt took the
eighth grade examinations lor May
and of ili.-M. : pataed with araragea
better than 87.4. Thla ia aald to
have been the moat aucceaful ex
aminatlon ever held Iu this county.
When the exmlnatiou wa bald last
January there were 81 applioanta and
. ii I v 9 paaaed. The county and olty
auperlntetidenta are paying mora at
trillion t the poplla paaalng through
the gradea and when they come up
for the eighth arado they know what
to expect and are well grounded in all
the aubjaota. It la a detriment to a
child to be peeaed when they have
not done the neoeeeary work.
SCHOOL YEAR CLOSES
WITH GOOD SHOWING
Great Interest Manifested in
and Many Excellent Pa
pers and Speeches are
there was an excuralon to Vale on
Huoday to wltueee what waa promleed
aa a ball game with a team from On
tarlo on cue aide and a ale team on
'I Im Vale team waa compneed of
aome bowa man and two paid playera.
although the agreement waa lo bave
no paid men In tbe league.
In tbe llrat luulng Ontario got one
in. in on Ami. Tbe Vale team theu
went t bat and got Ave rune with
out making a bit.
Tbla atioad the demoralized con
dltion ot tbe Outarlo team and they
kept up tbe ragged playing throughout
Liudtav pitched a aplandld game.
but wa given no aupport. with a fair
line up behind him be would have won
The Ontario team I capable of play
lug wluuiug ball In tbe local league
and when tbey can bave a manager
aud captain wto will give them aome
intelligent coaching they ill abuw
what tbey can do.
The game next Sunday will be with
tbe Payette team.
lu tbe game at Payette tbe Payette
team wou from Welaer.
JUDGE WILL R. KING IS
ONTARIO VISITOR THIS WEEK
Judge Will R. King arrived In
Outarlo thla morniug from Waehlng
ton, where bo hua been aluce the
Inauguration Tbe judge uuw holda
the p nsit ion ot legal advlaer to Secre
tary Lana, of tbe Interior Depart
ment, and we believe tbe judge and
tba entire waat la entitled to hearty
congratulations The waat baa bad
little recognition lu recent yeara and It
la aafa to aay that tba ateellug of
mlllionaof dollar from Oregon' ahare
of the reclamation fund will not
...-.in- while Judge King ie coouected
with tbe department. The govern
ment landa are praotically all iu tba
western etatea and It la ouly juat to
bave men lo charge of the pollclaa
govarulug tbam who are familiar with
tbe weat aud tba coodltluoa
Secretary Ume aud Judge Kiug are
both weetcru meu and we can expect
many radical change in the tawa tbat
will aaaiat In the development ot tba
weat during tbalr term of ofbVe.
Tbe firemen were called out Taet-
day evening iilinut 10 o'clock to at
tend a email lira in tbe Cope .1 Oun
auck tailor abop. Water waa poured
into tbe room and when the auiuke
cleared away and tbe firemen could
eater It waa found tbat an electric
Iron bad oeen left with the currant u.
Tbe damage by lire waa -mull, the
top of tbe table aud aome woolen
gooda being burned, by t" water the
entire atock waa enaked n..d damaged
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.,,.., damage to the bulldiug, covered . .
I L' I at 1 1 1 I It I
WOOL PRICES BETTER
The Tendency On the Part
of Many Growers to Hold
Tbe atock waa uot in
CEMETERY SOCIETY TO GIVE
DINNER ON DECORATION DAY
The ladiea iu charge of the cemetery
are atlil In need of help to get the
grouoda In shape for Decoration day
aod hope that all who cau will lie at
tba grouoda on Friday ami natuiduy
of thla week to help lu the cleaning
On Oeooratloo Day a diuuer will
he aerved for all who care to .itrulc
lt aod the procedawlll go to help pay
the expense ot maiutloli.g the
The wool barveet la oo all over the
aud tba warvboueee are
gradually filling up
Manager Kiaser. ot tha M. M. i'n .
aay that be expecta a larger amoaut
ol wool to go tin.. ugh the waiebouaee
than ever before judging from the
arrangeuieuta already made with the
growera. The buyera bave been
around and picked up aftw lota, pay
lug about II lo 11 oenta for good
grade atutf and tbe groacre acm to
think tbat It la a talr price, consider
Ing tbe tlukerlng tbat i halug dona
with the t-iltf.
The flretealeaday b.re will be June
'."Hi and an unuauallv hug.t number of
buyer will be here aa It I eav fr
them to get bere and back to HoUe
witb little Imm of time.
What wool baa been brought In
in. li.-ies that the grade la going to be
good, the aheap having wiutered wsll.
3 atr flBe,
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MORE THAN A MILLION
POUNDS OF WOOL
Up to This Time More Wool Has Been Stored in the
M. & M. Warehouse for this Season of the Year
Than Ever Mot in the History of Ontario
ON THE BIG TUNNEL
WILL BE FINISHED IN JUNE
Bu Wood waa bere a few days, last
ex fr. oi Juntura, where ha haa
vbrt ol the towuaite. Mr. Woo-
report. .1 tbat tba work iu tbe big
tin. : I. going along in fine abape
tad ii:. ld be through and tbe tracke
laid by tbe middle of June. Tbe
bridge gangs are erecting temporary
st-ociuree weat ot tba tunuel, ao there
all I. ..,. j.i h -ila to
-- .. ii.. uemy iu iiiui JO " . r -
te tu.l of the grade aoon aa tbe tunnel m
' u... i.. paaaabla for trains so tbat tne
"-tii.ii cau be carried to the fron
There ia much tullding at Juutura
n-i it u expected thare will be quit)
large .litnianrf t,.r the lOLS wueu uu- - . . ui.
i .e-cha. there. Large warabou-. -tLT-tS "n. -rat
"I ba araatasj and every conv.oienca and w 11 ba at borne aiia
-'- tad fertbe large trade of tbat at tbelr reaideuo. on Morfltt Mre
"-lion. It will ba tbe prluoipal
s..,.. . . . . ... .,. Mr. aud Mra. Muiray
R.ad Smoot, United Statea Sanator
from Utah, who will pl proralnarit
n .n a.e ar.' DfM " th bn"'
: NEWLY WEDS ARRIVE HOME.
Mr. and Mra Ralph W- Kckbardt
'PPtng point between Ontario ao- ";--", ,.,, ttom tbelr
r"aud will require oay people turned Wedneaoay eveu
The wool aituatiou look very piom
lalug for Ontario this aeasou aud a
reut deal ot activity ia seen ai'ouna
the wool warehouse at this iiue.
Tbe M. M. company hay. ali.udy
received about oue mllliou DOOI I" 'f
wool, which ia more than baa erar
been received in Ontario up la tble
date in any one year.
Tbe wool thie year is comiug from
nractlcally all tbe shearing camps lo
the county either by teams or iron
tbe branch roada running iuto Outarlo.
A good many of tbe growera lad It
ft. ftSaaJa urlvi.ntaue to haul tbe -tool
io wagona to tbe neareat shipping
point on tbe bmncbee and load It
on tbe cara to ba ablppe.1 lo Onta
ilo to be aold. aa by aaaemhllng a
large quantity of wool iu oue pleea
m. th. main line they get a great deal
more money than where it la hell o
tba ootalde and buyera bave to
make epecial tripa to eee tbe wool.
Outarlo beiog largeat abippiug uoiui
ou tbe Short Line, baa warebouaee
that have ariangementa with the rail
road compauy. whereby tbe cunipaay
willuke waiehouaecoont and weight
and avoid tha naoaaaity of aaultirg
ibe couveu.eoca of a epaolal agent of
the railroad oompaov to check the
.i i.,,.k i,. t.i tm done at tbe
smaller shipping point.
Tb.-re ha ouly he. n oue .lip of
lambs wool aold aud forwufded this
jear. This ooiisigumeui trougui me
grower about 11.41 pat he.nl tm tb
fleece, wbloh is couriered a very
good price tor wool from lamh.
The indii-aiioii for price aeem to
be very much better than had beau
thought some time ago There are a
number of direut mill buyera tbat will
make an effort to buy tbe Ontario
woola tbla year and competition is
golug to be very strong between the
It la very fortunate for Ontario aa
wall aa tbe growera that the - is
ao wall equipped witli warebouaee aud
facilities for bat ..lllug Ibis crop.
We notice among the woola comiug
tbe laat few days a number of grow
era aa followa I
A I Oraeo. McConuell hrotbera. ot
Nyaaa; K. H. Vernon. K. L. linker,
of Brogao; H. V. Cornet. Henry
Wickerliz. of Weetlall; Hietsema and
Hiaton. V. Ambrose. Skull Kpriugs:
baker and Harrison. J. Ii. Biilmgsley,
Tonotugaen Bros.. Ontario. K. K.
Robur Km r ran Valley.
ThU ia juat a starter to tbe clips mer and K. Sage
th.t will be bare witoin tbe next tew , who took part
waeka. There ia a prediction that
there will be over ttiee milion pounda
of wool atored bere tbla aeaaoo.
The auditorium waa crowded no
Friday eveuiug to hear the I'oni-
mencemeut program and the splendid
tinner and talk made all feel that
they were well repaid for the time
Mn-i. was furnished by the Jonea
orchestra and waa heartily applauded.
Mualo by the orchestra and lnvnc
tion by Her. Davldann waa followed
by Chaunoey Hhmbergeron "Stepping
stones." liking the little child at tha
mcther'a knee and following him
through whool and Into manhood.
I.e. ma Kail, i . the prealdeiit of the
claaa, apoke on "An. in an Ideal. "
Tba apeakar ahowed tha Hue of pro
greaa tbe people are following to reach
au Ideal lu governmental oondltlona
and of the great awkenlng for a higher
atandard iu all line of bualuaaa and
Kva Vanderhoof spoke on "Now
Education" and abowad up aome of
tlieahoitcomluga of the piesent system
of educiitlou lu the lack of practical
studlee ao that tb aludenta. are nut
n it.-1 for the battle ot life when tbey
laayaa tha school. Few ever go beyond
the eighth grade aud vary few beyond
tbe high acbool.
Alex .M. Ti.. i. on gave a vary la
tere! lug oratlou on the diaoovery In
the antarotlo by the Hcutt expedition
ami what It all meaua to the win Id of
.Inure aod lo in. i ii.
Mr. Uailay tb. u Introduced J. II.
Ackn in. .ii. who waa alate auiieriuUud-
an for many yeara aud la now at tha
head ot the Mouuiouth uormal school.
Mr. Ackermau ia well kuown to
the Ontario people and while he had
but four lo hear blm tha first time he
a i pea... I here, the 1ml la are now tuo
small to aucomuiudate thoae wbo ap
preciate blm. Mr. Aokarman epoka
of e.iin atinmil matters, advisiug th
m .nil . ia of the gun losing claaa to
contluue In tbalr puratilt of know
ledge aud assuring tbeui that the high
chool ahould he oonahlarid merely
astepplugstoue lui something higlier.
lh, . dncatloual system is iu Ua In
fancy and wa will all live to see many
cliang. ..n. I a. lvalue. It Is no mora
right for tbe teacher, lawyer and
doctor to be educated lu stale insti
tutions tbau It would be for the black
smith, tun enter aud ail other trade
men and the aohool are comiug to It.
aa Is evidenced by the lulruduct 'ou
of the domeatlc science and iu.niu.il
unhung in the high schools.
The Oularin acbool la well to tha
limit of tUe schools ot tbe alate and
thebuildiugaaud e.piipu cut aie among
tbe ti.il f . m ml anywhere.
('. K. Kepyou wade the graduating
class a sburt talk and then, asslated
hy l-'iauk Itader ami 0 W. I'latt.
pi... uted In in with tbelr diplomas.
In. membeis ot the class were ex
i.-n lei congratulations hy their
BRICKLAYERS HAVE ABOUT
EINISHED ON THE CITY HALL
Princeaa Louise, daughter of the
German Kaieer, who will wad Prines
Erneat of Cumberland May 24.
GUN CLUB HOLDS SHOOT
The hiieklsvera will about complete
then part of 'he work iu the con
htrnctlon of the uew olty hall this
week aud theu Ins cm pen tela will have
a session, to be followed i.v the plumb
her and naliiteia. '1 he walls aie now
Op sufficiently to indicate the citv la
going to bave a first claaa home f. if
tbe council, Cammerolal oluh aud
flrameu aud an ornament to tbat aeo
,.. SALE DAYIN ONTARIO SATUR
DAY DRAWS GOOD CROWD
Tbe members of tbe Oun club h
their first about oo .Sunday. V, llllam i
beagle got 23, ii. 24 oo aloglaa and
aa on doubles. Fred Huge broke 14. I
lff.lt, and I 23. O Moaly got 4. o ueM
H -4U He .Uo triad out - J' "' lC" .uU dlt,. but the
20 gnage gun. inn couia not K" i ---
: birde. Wm
Wilkersoo. Haity Far
were among tbo.
I .ii ire change of
night at tba Maze.
people did not hiing ia much to aell.
Th. cow that were offered oy K. K.
Ingle were good specimens and wore
hotly cooteated for. A cur load of
cowa wa expected here, hut did not
arrive hi time for the aale.
Iu Wile tbe trade
trip to Portland.