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1 Ontario Argus
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ONTARIO-The Pivotal Point of the Great Interior of Eastern Oregon
Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County.
The Produce from
15,000,000 acres is
marketed from On
tario each year
S FOURTH TfllnRST shipments of
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ONTARIO. OREGON, THURSDAY. JUNE 26. 1913.
to Have Floats
February Lambs Will Start
Latter Part of Week
17 Cars From Brogan
Mimittees Busy and Are
Determined to Show Visi
tors a Good Time with a
Well Arranged Program.
The v .-i hI committers Id charge
(tbs Fourth of July celebration bare
that tbey are going to nive the
pie tin- biggeat free show tbejr ba?e
Most of the hum chant h are urraug-
IK to liavc tlnata in line and the
tonailti'" ii nlao preparing iiniin ho
tbfrvwili ho much oflntereatlo that
ml the hands will plaaae you.
Welter people feel aure that they
am the lieet bund In Idaho hum tbe
N I'lv itli people know thoy have
I baneli of good players.
IT liiihM rrpurlN liny n r - tfnlii"
bare sonic good singing Mi Walter
Pierr will give an address thai will
Us rili lining mile- to bear.
auto i.ii'CN iiml tbe motor cycle
are going to furnlab the thi Ilia
tbe afternoon, while the ball BJMM
I interest the faos. When tbay gat
nd of this thy will pull ..it tbe
i; ti- on the sin-el glvlug the fat
d in (I the boya and girl a chance
ftt some eaay mouey and amuse
'in- bend oonoerta will be on all
aV fJreworka arranged for the even
fin by far tbe most elaborate evr
xpteil in tbla eeotlon, Including
r let piece mill a c. 1. 1 loual abower
rocket and candles.
Tbe traloa me going to b run
you can see It all and go bom In
Ktouuilier Ontario la tbe place
: the celebration ta to ba bald.
Fle report are being circulated
t the arrangements for the Fourth
(Ontario and to aet all right we will
puUinh the arrangement.
An admission fee of 26 cent will be
brgru for the ball game, auto and
tor raitn.no charge for grand stand.
other event free. No entrance fee
winy nf the event. Ice water and
um street and in park free.
are the committees mak
rrangement for the Fourth of
ty i 1. In ution. the firm named of
uuitulttee helms the i-hairman:
berutive committee -W. F. Homan,
rWmaii: H. C. Whitworth. D. M.
fort, i. E. Newton.A. A. Wright.
SJftker Prof. E. (i Hsilev C. E.
Wyon, W p. Homan.
le II B. Urauel, E. E. Goudy,
HoU- Frank RaW M R Nirnn
8-L IVuraon.Snelllngle.J. S. Ricker.
L" J. D. Billing!, Wm. Mc-
Wney, A. McWilhama.
I kWti G. F. Bermele. E. H. Tt.
C Farmer. H. A. Chapman. Ed
"d, A. A. Wriirhf
Decurations-fc. E. Goudy. W. T.
Pkin. R. w. Gardner. H. C. Whit-
". A. Zimmerman.
iriiKiiurtMiirtH n n.. a a
Wrht, W . F. Homan. '
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Rework.-Dr. J. Prinxing-, Ralph
-Kler. Dr. C. C. Goldbrrv.
dvertisinrn u t... m v
Na. J. R Gr.M
8bep ablpmenta have tarted, tbe
first lot being 7.500 bead bloug0g
to Kd Baker and another lot of seven
teen cara from brogan on Saturday.
A number of oar ba? been ordered
for Brogan and Harper and man
thoueand will be ablpped duriug tbe
next few week'
The February lamhe will com.
tnence to go in a fw day and there
will be several tbouiand of them
Last I'limii there were some 200,000
beep shipped from thli county.
Baker Ball came In a few day
go from hli eheep camp and report
that be started 2500 bp to tb
hipping point. There will he large
hlpmentafor the uextfawweek from
Harper and Brogan.
WOOL MARKET UNUSU
ALLY ACTIVE AND
A Number of Sales Have Been Made This Week and
Shipments Averaged About Two Hundred Thousand
Pounds Daily-Ten Additional Clips Will Soon Be
Completed and Ready for the Market.
WILL DEDICATE NEW CITY
HALL ON FOURTH OF JULY
The plasters) i and painter are busy
at tbe nw city ball ami the oootrnc
tor are trying to bar tb baUdtSf
ready for tbe dedication xrcla on
MALHEUR COUNTY LEADS IN
THE PRODUCTION OF HONEY
The Huuday Oragnniau oontalut-d a
tory abuut a manablpplog In tbou
and Hi u In of hi to Clackama eouoty
and atutad that it wa the lrgt
apiary in tbe atate. Tbot people
evidently forgot that Malheur oouoty
in part of Oregon and I tb baunar
nmiey cnuuty of tb elate and that
there are ba man bar with mora
tbau a thouMudaUnd.
Tbe situation In the wool market
is vary did. rent from what waa an
ticipatd. a uaually after tb Drat
Ml- e daya tbe market la vary qoiat
for ome two or three week, bat for
tbe lent ten daya matters have teen
very active and a good many clipa ol
wool bate bean sold t exceptionally
good prices compared with other
point In tbe vicinity. There ba
hen an average of four cr ablpped
every day for the last week loaded
from 30 000 to 50.000 ponnda.
Prices have run from l'JJo to some
thing over 14c for all of the wool
which have all been heavy shrinkage
There la now in tbe warehouses
about ten ollpa uncompleted, which
will be completed and ready for the
sal on the tlrat of naxt week. Th.
wool ere arriving on freight Uam
every ly and being prepared for
Amo.ig the sales this week we
n. I ice. i :
II. ..km. a Smith. 1 lc. I. Baronic.
into; Poll Laurlaoa, 13o; .lames
Paul, l.'lrc: Hugh Brother, 1:1 lc;
A. f Keardoo, 13 'Ho; J. H. Sea
weaid Uic; John Cairo. UeiMinriy
Brother, 12rc; Juau Kodiaxa, IJ',c
and a nuuilier nf other lot tbat w
ure uuubl to get tb price on.
One carload of wool baa arrived at
the Ontario warehouse from tbe Jor
dan Valley grower, having been
bippad to Caldwell on freight wagona
and there loaded on car and ablpped
Aa hi. mi aa tritfto is established at
tbe llouiedele branch, it la predicted
tbat (intuit. i will gat all the Jordan
Valley wool, a the grower ther
real!. tbat Ontario la an exception
ally good market and It la mucb to
tie lr advantage to bip to tbi
COLD STORAGE PLANT
NOW IN OPERATION
Ontario Should Now Have
Canning Factory and Use
Charges United States Attorney
General With Interfering
in Important Cases.
JAMES E. MARTINE
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RAILROADS OE INTER
EST TO THIS SECTION
Pin Roud Being Remodeled
and General Status of
Tbe New Meadow x.-opc tiava
tarted to rebuild th Pin road aud
connect It up with tbe Hill !.m.
The grade la beiug wldeued aud corves
atralgbtened out. It la now about
rad for heavy ateel.
Over In BuUe they Iit organl.d
a company to build a line from Butte
to Wiuneuiueca, of court It run
through Bois and over the Hawtootb
range, tha people of that city baiug
determined to be on a main line,
even If they tutre to I mid it.
They are alao arranging to extend
the eon th side Hoe from Buhl to il.e
weatward to a point about oppoeite
To tbe weat of u tbty ar at .
ataudatill and apparautlv tb ugi
neere are at a lose to kuow when IbS
will receive order to go iiln-.id. 'II
Han Francisco. Cal. In sensational
telenraiiiH to I'reelilent Wilson and
United States Attorney General James
('. Mclteynolds. In which he charm..
the latter with having Interfered with
his administration of Justice In two
Important oases. John U McNah line
resigned a United State attorney
for the northern dlatrict of California.
I'i-l.iy ordered by the attorney gen
eral In the prosecution of Drew "a
mlnettl and Maury Dlggs, under the
Maun white slave act. and of director
of th Western Fuel company on
charges of conspiracy In defrauding
th government In coal weighing
frauda were given by McNab a th
cause of his resignation, which waa
telegraphed to Waablngton.
Drew Cumlnettl I a son of former
State Senator A. Camlnettl of Ama
dor, recently appointed United Htates
commlaaloner general of immigration
by President Wllaon.
McNab waa first ordered to dlay
uutll autumn th prosecution of Ca-
ininettl and Dlggs On this account
he had Intended to resign after the
oonclualoo of the Western Kuel cases,
but when be received a telegram from
Mclteynolds, ordering him to postpone
Indefinitely tbe trial of Robert llruue
and Sidney V. Smith, indicted with
all other Western Kuel director, h
decided to wait no longer.
The cold storage plant wa atarted
up M. .1. lay and they are now doing
There are three roome specially
Insulated for oold ato.-age pnrposea,
connected with tbe machinery by
pipe and so arranged that tbey can
be maintained at auy desired tern
perature best suited to th content.
The wall of ths room constat of
an outer covering of abto aod alx
thlcgne of flooring wltb an air
apace filled wltb shavings and building
paper between th layer of (Inur
ing and apeclally couatrucUd doors
tht are air tlgbt.
''in tbe present they will US Ice
from tbe Caldwell plant where they
have a tin artesian well of pure
oft water, making Ice that will laat
unoiit one half longer than natural lc.
besides belug pure. Later an Ice
machine will be Installed here.
Mr. Dutton. Jr.. will have churue
of tbe plant.
It certainly apaaka well for Ontario
to have a cold atoruge plant and a
creamery eatahllnhad here luonan
sou aud thi should pave the way
for a fa. inn to handle all th aur
plus fruit and vcgtuhl that oan I
FAIR TO BE IM
Will Cover Every
Part of County
Big Variety of Amuse
ments Also Being Planned
By Fair Managers-Some
LANDS IN HARPER BASIN
ARE RESTORED TO ENTRY
Notice ba been received at the Vale
laud ..nice of ait order from tbe In
terior I lei in I in. nl , i eatiiMiig th lands
in liaiper buslu to entry. Tby war
wltbdruwn for reservoir purpose, but
Will lie siilijei I to filing OU the 'J 1 si of
July. Tb land oovtr ubout fifty
Washington. It developed that the
trial of Drew Cmluettl and Maury I.
Dlgg were poetponed by Attorney
Uenerml Mclteynolds at the request of
Secretary of Labor Wilson, who ha
taken upon himself the responsibility
for the postponement of the trials be
cause he wanted young Cainluettl'a
father to come here and familiarize
ti. rails, bridges aud grade I already , himself with his new duties aa com
Ray Wilson, W. H.
Buyer, E. C. Van Patten,
W GATES PLACED IN
IEE IRRIGATION DITCH
Jam E. Martin, United Stat
senator from New Jersey, who took
promnlent part In th West Virginia
coal strike Invsstigatlon.
CORNELIUS PUNK BUYS A
EARM NEAR THIS CITY
Cornelio Plauk purchased a farm
tbrougn Ben Orummitt this week.
Tbia 1 the seoond tiuie that Mr.
Plank ha becu her. A u umber of
year ago he became dissatisfied mil
weot south, farming in Cubs snd
Florida as wall a othar section. The
""il.ee ditch an thai ustur n.11 vnuetatluu sets an enormous growth
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feit. J to cnvii- nil LnH. 0...1 . I tksM iii a short time, but there are
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aud tbe only expense necessary tn
complete tbe liu to Riverside I the:
of labor. Y lieu tb road reaches
Juoclurs or Rivsreldelt is about sure
they will inaugural regular trsui
schedule, from Ontario to th frout
and tbla will be a great conveuieu. e
to tbe people of those seotioos, u
abllug them to get to market at small
expense .nil in a abort time.
The trains will probaoly start
from Ontario in tbe morning aud
ret in i. In tbs sfteinoon. mski . it
oonvauient for the people to oome .n,
do their shopping and return i.
next morn lug. Tbe train orws woo. 1
also be at bona over night and the
'train could lie oare.l for by the asm
watchman who looks after tbs trsin
that will make tbe run to Uomedsle.
It is geiieially believed tl.sl ths
msuagers of the road will make an
announcement ty the diet of His
month, ulieu they usually get tin us-h
with tbalr plans for the year.
missloner general of Immigration,
caused the presideut to take an Inter
est in the controversy.
President Wilson announced thtt he
Intends persouully to Investigate tbe
circumstances of the resignation of
John L. McNab, United Htates district
attorney for tb northern district of
Callforala. He said he had called for
all paper In the case.
Rapreaatuatlve Kahn of California
introduced In the house two resolu
tion demanding that the attorney
general produce all the documents and
order referring to the postponement
of the Dlgg and Camlnettl and the
Western Fuel trust trial, which re
sulted In tbe resignation of United
States District Attorney J. L. McNab
of Han Francisco. The resolutions are
broad enough to cover every paper
in th department of Justice referring
to the case.
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Phutu by Aiii.ik.sd I'rsea eeixilalloe
Hannah Silverman, Isader of th
W. W. Pateraon. N. J., striksrs, who
Tbe mangers of the Malhatit county
fair are determined that all depart
ment shall h better than ever thi
Th i.il.li'.n all ovr th cotiuty
r busy. At Hlvcrsld Many Stafford.
7 yearn old, la raising turnips an. I
bst. she Uvea on a dry farm, hut
cart lea water to Irrlgsts with. Nelson.
Ila.el. Kstbcr, Vitiin and Alva Htaf
ford. ages from tl to 12, living on tb
cmiuty line near Kiverside have dug
a ditch, and are taking water from a
prlng to Un-lr Burden, wher tbey
are raising all klti.ls of stuff, ,1am,
Leah and Ktt Artnstrnng, living in
th same neighborhood. re also rais
ing stuff for the fair. Mis Amv
Odell tsuglit school (here lust winter
and got them Interested.
Similar conditions are ranorteri
from ther section of the county.
But tbe children will hav to
divide the honors as many of tbe grown
ups ar osylug epcolal attention to
their fruit, grulna und vegetahl.
Tbe owuar of bird, pigs, sbep, oowa
and boraee ar also going to have
their chuiot spsoimsus tliere lu abow
'ondltion. Horn excellent cows
are now owned in tbe county aud tby
will show tb difference between rails
lug tltst-cluss stock and tbe oulls.
The mauager are a No busy on the
amusement end of the fair and are
picking up a number of novsltle.
On waa snsnged for this wssk and
It will sure attract attention. Tbey
will have a real roplug uoutoat from
ant. .mobile. Now a sontsat fnun
horse l.rlim. out i he .kill and dsring
of th rider, hut just Imagine a roper
after a steer in an auto and I In v will
gst them too. But tbla Is just one
of the teat u res, there i goug to bo
something lining every minute from
the hour of opening until closing.
no wait between act.
CHERRY CROP IS EXCELLENT
IHROUCHOUT THIS SECTION
'I he cherry crop this yeur is prov
iug tlui heal this seel luu baa bid in
severul years, ail the trees bslag
l.ieded with chuioe fruit. The rshp
beiries will tie the next lu market ami
others will follow until snow tiles.
With the stalling ,,f the sti aw berry
Mason we have live months of fresh
fruit and berries t.i draw .hi, inud-
II t Ion to all kiude of vegetable.
I called "Firabrand."
ktej ,, Plnp tu.. .---.- ... .,
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' short tim ago. Th by-laws
''''M this und ths suit I to open
'I '- have it dOO.
ottesr thing to b coutldered and
when it I all lzd up tbe Sunk river
vsllsy beat tbem all for s place to
fourth of July Rates
VI Oreguu Short Line. Very low
special rate between local O. S. L.
points snd to certain polot oo con
necting lines, with oartain limita
tions Ticket oo sale July 3rd and
1th; limited to July 7th. Sm sgnU
for rain sod further psrticolsrs.
WORK OH SEWER OUTLET
LOBE RESUMED AT OHCE
Tbe pipe ba arrived from Salt
Lake for th completiou of the sewer
outlet and tbe work will lie resumed
if tbe ruins stop. It will it.juiie less so etruugly
JUDGE WOOD OF CANYON
CITY TO LOCATE IH ONTARIO
Judge W. W. Wood, lorwerlv of
Canyon City, where be resided sows
twenty three years, has iuovi to Ou
tarlo and cnUrea th lw offl.es win,
tdcCulloob Kekbsfdt. Tbs uttluee
liars ben extended to take lu two
moie rooms and tbe library bus beeu
added to with soma '.no volumes,
mskiug it ths lsigest between Bsker
Judge Wood bM been a visitor to
Ontario ou svrl occmIous snd tbe
town sud people here appealed to him
thsl he decided
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,-.-.. u. v, Wuip.e lu une in. ioiiuuenr witn tuem snd they but , ,ilt: y,lf, tu
to the city Uuudary. 'will accord blm s hearty welcome. gelling ecuce..
ERUITLAND MAN CATCHES
A MONSTER STURCEON
The Hshiug season opned soma
time ago, but tbe only catcbM wa
hes. I of was trout und a lew baa, but
t'harles tiosuel juiupad luto the lime!
light last sunk with a sturgeon to hi
credit which no . none. I teu feet aod
three inches lu leugth and he had u
photograph tu show of th in ouster.
The li.li was taught near the bridge
where Mr. Uosnei had u liu- set. i'bu
bead of the Hub weighed liluty pound
sud they did not have a cle to
weigh the eutire Ush, but it is elimsted
Hint it weighed betweeu 10U aud It),
Last vear a II. I. wa caught near lb
same place that measured blue feet
aud weighed Iff pounds. Mr. (losuel
lives aoiiin ii rioitl.iud a few miles.
A few year g tnese lish wore
.uite pieutitul aud fieqitentlv ware
seeui to be