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About The Ontario Argus. (Ontario, Or.) 1???-1947 | View Entire Issue (July 10, 1913)
ONTARIO-The Pivotal Point of the Great Interior of Eastern Oregon
The Produce from
15,000.004) acres i
marketed from On
tario each year
The Ontario Argus
leads in Prestige,
merit, and Circula
tion. Watch us grow
Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County.
ONTARIO. OREGON, THURSDAY. JULY 10. 1913.
Til FSTJRIKH ft NFW ONTARIO NATIONAL BANK
onilcn nm nnmii HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING
dinu mv uiwiiv
At Regular Meeting Mon
day Night the City Coun
Takes the Initial Stop in
Forming New District.
The regular monthly meeting of the
city council was held Monday evening.
Au ordinance was atfOuOed to
oov.t tbe establishing of sewer ud
i... i..,,., ,l,.irlet tor the west ami
i i r. 1 1 i h ....-
The unnuiil meeting f the Ontario
National bank was held iMaiiy and
tbe old officer elected. A dividend
wii declared. The mutter of chaug-
' Ing the locution 1BOI taken np bv
I tbe directors as other Inielues took
I up all tbe time, but there will he
:. meeting ltt aa.l tbll aetloU . the
Ti.uit Intte and Hutnuiell. atebl
rnt. of Bala. HP' Ht work on pinna
H overhauling the Carter house.
What la now need for the lobby. din
Ing room and kitchen. Will he rel.nilt
lor the permanent home of the t.uk.
It ulll l fullv enulpped with a
lal. ru.ili ..f I'.ini'iete duet i net Ion
aouth able, of the city. complying fjf0M-J- wlth rHi,,,m,i t through
wltt. the llunctolt bonding act. urn-mint., are alau being worked
..... ii i t..ni...i ii.i f.:i.ii. "-
IJllll were ailliwe.i luviirama ,-..-
lor oil iU!.'.."..! for lumber for!
BIG CROWD ATTEND
Under Ideal Weather Conditions Thou
sands of Visitors Enjoy Grand
Exihibititai on the 4th.
bridgea. $311.80 for llgbta arid
numerooa other bllla amounting to
about 112,400, alau warrants for city
hall and drainage eoiiatruollou.
Monthly reporte of city officers
were received and filed.
A petttloo from the Van Petteu
Lumber uinpauy to erect bulldlnga
of ateel nod currugated Iruu and ea
Ubllah reUll lumber jnrda oo lota
1, 3, 3. 4. t nd 0 I" block 10. all
Id the lire llmlta waa granted.
i -Micai ion of Obarlea Carter for
permission to operate a bear garden
on bla realdeoee property near Villa
Park waa preeeiited and placed on
tile and taken under advisement by
Tbe i.reaeut Ih.iior llceuaea were
esmcwe.il for tin iiunth
A reaolutlou declaring intention
to conetruct ten foot sldcniilk mi tbe
atreet In trout of city hull bloc waa
read and adopted.
Tbe grading of Oregon atreet and
Indiana avenue waa ordered ouuipleted
A reeolutlon waa preaeuted for con
uret aldewaik on weet aide of Morlltt
atreet between Waahlugtoo and Dakota
Ordlnanoe No. 237 covering th
new aewer waa adopted aud will oe
NATIONAL BANKS FAIL
Pittsburg First-Second National
Cause of Failure of Other
....t .. an intirt ill I Mllt'lit "f ll'W
Kill ' -- - -1 w
lllim furniture etc. cf marble. The
floor of tbe lobby will be tiled and
when completed tbe Ontario National
hank will be bouaed In one of the
UK.at complete bauking rooiua In neat
Moat of tbe people within a 141 I
of thirty uillee of Ontario celehrat. .1
the Fourth here aud they all sm- I
to enjoy themselves. While the Iff ..
ther Had been bud for a tew week t..e
storm atopped oil tbe third and tie
Fourth wua beautiful, cool clear
day. Several hundred people arrive 1
berry and they wen- the teat ever
teen here, the Ball it .anting an hour
and a half.
It la generally one. le.l that the
croud waa the laigent ever here . u a
I-mirth ami it waa ceitainh a well
I -Icaeed one. na every provlaion waa
made tor their comfort and entertain-
on the third and when the early trail a i meat.
JOHN L. McNAB
IwaT. bTI . VaaBaL.
mm ;ijto'2 w
R ik? Ja R.
Wviaeraeut a gooil atrmig tbouaaud
to kelp tbe relet rat. mi. New l'
outh and Kruitlan.l aent rulldeloga
tlona. Payette. Nvaoa and I'nrtua
were well reprcaente.l. I-mm tbe
Interior there were many preaeiit aud
moat of them atayed over aevet.il ..iv
The livery atablca and Imlela report
tbe lurgeat erowda they have oxer hud
to look after In one day.
Tbe prle winner won aa followa;
Float Iv. T. Lauipkiu and the
W. C. T. U.
Decoratlona M. K. Newton, l M.
Motor oyolc nice, three mile
Olaen won Ural aud M aecud. 5
unle race, Co llrat Olaen accood.
.peaker. bua a couiinaiidit.g t ive mile race between auto an. I
..mi Kioolleiit vuloe. He .motor cyolf (llaen llrat. Pratt.
John L. McNab. federal dlatrict at
torney at San Franclaco, who attacked
Attorney General McHeynolda in a
white alave eaae and reaigned.
I'litaburg. The Flrat-Secoud Na
tional Bank of Pltubtirg, the Firat
National Dank of McKeeaport. I
nelnhhoring city; the American Wat
rworka tt Guuruiaee I'mupany and
tbe banking houae of J. 8. and W. 8.
Kuliu. iiuorporuted. of thla city, were.
forced into the hauda of a receiver,
through the failure of the flrat named
luatnution to open ita door Tueaiay.
The cloaiug of the Ftrat Second Na
tional bank wua ordered by lb Con
troller of the Currency, T. P. Kaue.
after every effort had been made to
meet the government requirement a
to the legal reaerv.
The Kuhn hanking houe ha x
Unalve tntereet In Irrigation project
throughout tbe wet and mine aud
treat traction system throughout
western Pennsylvania, beside being
a dominant factor In the American
Waterworks a Guarantee company.
W. 8 Kuhn wu president of the
First-Second National Bank, vice
president and director In the banking
house and vice president and dlroctor
of the American Waterworks a Guar
antee company, beside being i. di
rector of th McKeport bank. J. 8.
Kuhn wh a director of th Flnt-Bec-ond
bank and prealdent and director
of th American Waterworh a Guar
antee company, baalde being a direc
tor of th McKeaaport bank and chair
man of the board of director if th
ONTARIO STREETS ARE BEING
OILED TO KEEP DOWN DUSI
i. min-d thir thmisatida iuto tbe city
It wa --ii there waa golug to b a
record crowd her.
The parade waa cut abort a man f
the merchants figured that It wou.d
rain and I ti lit everything, aomethluk
lug that up to an bom before the
parade. I. ut there were a few excellent
tloata out and many decorated aul i.
The literary exerole were atarte.l
at th conclusion of the parade. Prof.
Ualley In charge aud In neat little
specuhee announce. I tbe aeveiHl num
ber. Tbe miialcul uuinbers wer a
.piartet, compoaod of Mm. Ptraou
mi. I Ma. (ioldl acher. Mr. Iliignr aud
Mr. Tr.xall aud a solo l.y Mr. Mo
Hratii. The apech by linn. Waller
Pimii-h waa a gem. Mr. Pierce lis
presence and excellent voioe. n
captured the.ati. Hence at once and
held Hutu tin . ughoiit hia talk, which
wa a review of American history.
leading up to the declaration for In
dependence by .air forefather.
Ourlug the nfteruoon thNw Pl
uioutli band gave u concert In tbe patT
and the Weiaer hand enllveoa.l tniuga
at the Fair grminda where tbr wu
a ball game btwen the Wler and
(IntHiln teutiia. rcaiiltlug In theOuta
rlo Imy winniug, It balng the flrat
game of tbe t-ria for them to am
olf vlctorlou. It wa u good game
and th crowd waa pleased.
Tbe first motor oyol raoe waa ac
companied by a spill In which Dowl
log got tbe worat of It. Th w inner
waa Co . wltbOleucoud.
In tbe motor nice wltb an auto
i ilaeu waa an easy wlunar.
In the three tullo motor race Olsen
The fireworks In tbe evening were io
charge of Dr. Prluzlug aud Dr. tiolda-
STATE UNIVERSITY MAN VISITS
FRIENDS HERE SEVERAL DAYS
Joseph Hchafer. professor of history
at the State I'nlversily. waa here a
few days ago, the guest of Prof. Uall..
Mr. S. -hater was oil hi way to the
meeting of t.a.-hera at Salt Iake and
dropped offirer M Itf an. I work up
some Intcreat In the .ir.nt of th
I'niveraity In i teuilon work and
cmiiliionwealtha.'ivi. . The I'niveral
ty haa men wlio uiak ape. ial attidy
along tl.eae line an 1 when a com
niuuity wlahia to tak. a atop ur cor
rCl an Mll the will anpply expert
Information that will save the com
miinlty time and in -iie
niong the aiiiijacta taaen up are
drainage. eweiage. tuxatton, rural
life uplift, market couditloua control
ti r.. i (.minimis, in fot they are pre
pared to take up almost any utject
of community Interest.
It ia prol.al.lo that arraim-ements will
l.e perfected to hav. aeveral apeakers
I here during the fair and make talks
..n sul.jects of special Interest tu HM
i .... Ic .f thia i-.aiuty. The making
of good roads in this couiitv at small
1 .-nst would he a good aubjict for dla-
ouaalou aud ther are many others.
S. L ENGINEER CROSS
Kumor that O. & W. May
Make Division ( h.int-t's
Interior Railroad Work
Slack at Present
MISS JESSIE WILSON
Case llrat. Kel i
1UU yard dash
r.O yaril la-.li leslor lirsi. v ae
.'.0 jaid nice lot toy utidei 10
D. Chapiiiaii llrat, K. Jouea secoud.
.'.0 yard daab for boya under 1'.'
F. .Iliiinerii...... Hut
all-yard race for gills under lu
L Hllud. first. Ida Hlii.. I. seoaid.
30- yard race fur girls u.idei 1 2
May I- lock flrat. 1. Iloiils second,
Kela race Kelr, tlrst Koulh.
Vat Mau'a rar P. S. Duane, llrat.
J. W. MoCllllocli, aeciil I
Three leuund race D.t.o llroa ,
flrat, Liiog aud l.-ineiiti. ae on. I.
Potato mce Doain flrat. D. Myers.
Sack race - Dosu. llrat. t . Mouse,
Tug of -war H K. 1-it. h llr.t. I
District K'.gilieer llaiiael: ol the
Short Line, wu- doing MM i-ioaa ace
tlolilng m I -. 1 1 1 1 . 1 the ht-'okMir.la and
ft. in ttiat i . nut aorta to Ontarie thia
woi-k. Thin would In. Iloate tl'Ht there
1 some tliaiigea t he made MJ In
the yar.lii here.
A story was published recently
ihnt the railroad people had nial
l.utiiaiidi a illvliiou iMiliit Im the
i). V. In. lea. I ol Paiidlvfon. where
it had been for many years. A change
on thla en. I would throw If from
lluiitingou to (iiitiu I...
An engine and cal ...-.. were i.a'elv-
-I here from the 0 . Una wek for
the wmk weat of here, hut there ar
lew men going In. A contractor waa
bat a few days ago to figure on tbe
ooucrete ahutmeuta for tbe bridge.
htda tote ,;...,,. i July 12. Some
gravel oar and flat .-ar have gnu In,
indicating they ar preparing for omr
ONTARIO TEAM BREAKS
Miss Jessie Wilson, second daughter
of President Wilson, who ngy
mint to a Nw York lawyer ha bn
Th streets have been oiled aud
you can hear all kluda of commeut aud
criticism reK.ir.liug it. Other cltle
have been doing It for yeara aud claim
It ia aeon, ii.ical and aanltary. doing
away wltb Hies and moniuilo to a
great exeut aud that it I of qual
hem Hi iu subduing mud aud dust.
When it baa ben lu use a few luontb
we Will kuW nioicaliollt It.
fIFTY CARLOADS Of SHEEP
SHIPPED OUT TO THE EAST
Maker Hall shipped ten oar load of
ahsep east from firogau Wedneaday
and went along to c ttiat tbey got
through all i igbt. Some twenty our
carload ware ahlpped from llaiper
Tonningaan Bru. shipped their
lamb aat Saturday, loading r.
gau and Aiuiui went with tbem.
There wra ome ieent ycarload.
PASSION YLAY TO BE AT
DREAMLAND FRIDAY NIGHT
ANDERSON CREEK MAN IS
ARRESTED ON CRAVE CHARGE
Mri.ball Locket wua arrested at bis
home on Audersoii .reek in l an win
county on a .barge of cuttle stealing
Mini takeu to Maker. Th cattle were
atolsn on Murul river and drivsu to
this section most of them hav lug heeu
recovered. Tbe hearing will Le bald
I u linker aud the cus come up at
tbe full term of court.
KNIGHTS 0E PYTHAIS WILL
HOLD ANNUAL PICNIC SUNDAY
All Knight, of Pytaia are .... titled
that the auuual piunio will be held at
brother Me'.regor grove Sunday.
July IS. Com and bring your fami
lie and friend. Conveyance at
Maaouio ball at 10 a. in
NOTE LEFT BY SUPPOSED
SUICIDE EOUND TUESDAY
WEISER TARES FAST
GAME FROM PAYETTE
In Twelve Inning Contest
On Ontario (.round
5 to i Score.
The Bo. in Blue 'I ... the
liig Fourth r Jul Gmm
Mr. Amo Joliuaon tnuml a lt
of papr on aoiii" biialiea near tin- river
1 no.. lay eveuiug and it may mean
iheie was a aulcl.lu, I ut the ultl er.
are nmr liicline.t to believe that it
la an attempt at joking. Ou the paper
was orwld :
"(in.al by oveiyl .ly. Wheu ycit
find tbl I will Ii at the U.ttom ti
the rlvr. Signed, Cha. Kimball,
Albraon. Oregon, care Maun' Lake
rauch. Tbe paper was evidently toru
from a letter that had len written to
June ur Jam Kimball.
Washington Secretary McAdoo In
a statement declared that th general
banking conditio In Pltuburg. aa
well aa In th ntlr country, waa
strong and sound and that he expect
d no further trouble aa a reault of
th fatlur of the Pltuburg Plwtraec
ond National bank.
"Tha fallur of the Pltuburg bank
U tmply a poradic ca of unaound
banking and ha no other lgnlft
canc." tha secretary aid. H added
Oial the recetverehip for this Institu
tion removed a long-standing or
The waougemeol of the Dreamland
baa eourd for Friday a Igbt of tbl
week, the "Paion Play, or th Lit
a 1 II l.u... ! I ....
Ol our oaviour, """.. , i -
r.. I featur production iu many color HI I th vacancy me or omoer auu
takeu right on tbe ground by tbe orl director all Iwing r-loted. Mr.
....! onn.ru.nv in tneramergau. at an Turubuil and Mr. Cocbrum aciuired
C. E. HENYON RESIGNS AS
CASHIER AT FIRST NATIONAL
The annual aaaeliog of tb First
National bank waa held a Tuaeday.
C. K. Keuyou reeigued caabier
... ii H '. i ..im was elected to
TESTING WITH WEIRS TO
DETERMITE COST Of WATER
..udm of over 300. LOO l!. is will
! be your uoly chance to aee Ibis world
f anion prod.cvon. No mothar or
father BO ' ' tbl opportunity
, to pas by eitLo .t aking tr.eir i-iiill
I reo. Th price of admlaclou ha
been placed at 10 and If. nU.
the majority of Mr. ataoyou'a rtock
iu the bank. Mr. Keuyou will be a
soclaud with Maker Ball for tbe
press ut lo haudliug cettl and sheep
ol has no luteuloo of leaving OaUt
rio for other field. Mr. Keoyco will
mak bis btdquarter at tb bank.
K. J. l.yman, wb la asociUei
with tb divleou of irrigation, of th
deparrtmeul of agriculture of the gov
ernment, has been beie aeveral days
making experimeuta with weira to
deUimlm- lb efficiency and ooat of
waUr raied by pump. While the
work I aot completed enough haa
baea don to tli. i a wide rng of
efficiency in the plant lu this section.
Where tbe pipes are crooked or
badly jointed aud tb pumps are belt
driven the efficiency run very low
andeveo with dnect oonueoUd pump
ther is quite a loss by friction. It
lUmoiistis'e. ti .i Isi some condl
tion water t I umped for one-
third what it can under other.
Tbe result f tbes eiperimai.U
will be published later lu pamphlet
Payette Mini W.i-i ti i Hi best
league game of the aeaaoli in Ontario
iual Saturday. It w anybody - game
Iron, xturt to taiaB. Neither team wu.
.--. ei more than on.- run uheal Pay
ette batted .heavily. I.H.allig the game
l.y cuatly errora.
II. Shake made the ftral run of Uie
game (oi I'uyelto in the fifth inn.ng
Weier retaliated by aooring two in tin
lila, Payetta Uaa laa ajjata la Mm
eighth. Fach acoivti one in the tenth
,,,! i i.tli, making the ajfjaj
to 4. Weiaer gave I'ayette a g. egg
in the tir.t of the twelfth. With two
....... ..ol It Shake drolilx! a pop up,
and the nej.1 man sent a f one ovr
.1 l.aae scoring the winning run.
Payette had lii htU U her credit ami
Weiser had six. Payette made 7 errors
to Weiser' 2.
latteries for Payette, It. Shake and
(,, Darnell, for Weiser. Hrockinan and
FKl ITLANU-ONTAKJO OAMK
The Ontario-Fruilland game on the
fifth wa somewhat aj a farce, on
tario madu 7 scores in the first iiimng.
With the score 10 to -' in th sixth n.
i.iin. the game waa called on account
.;t th. petU-Wisr gme.
Vale won from Payette on the Fourth
. t.. i and again Sunday ' to 4.
Ontario lo.l to Weiser Sunday I kj I
Lackey pitaaad a g..Ml game, hut waa
uoorlv suppoited. Alexander failed to
1 1,, atanding of the teams:
Won Lost Pet.
i Weiser ""
I Ontario 1 M "
Our haaeliall latya loaf their title of
"Champion Never Waai-ri" l.y defeat
ing Weiaer f to 1 gaj the Fourth Th
game atarteii aa nearly all the games
have atarte.l with things looking I. lu
for Ontario. Weisers tlr.t two men up
-a.-h drove out clean -.inglea. Thn
Alexamlei got hia .-urvcB and mimke to
working and with ajajaajawl -upH.rt
pajfted out of the hole. VWiaei wa
hel.l down to one lolieaollie hit for the
reil.li.inl. r of the game. They nIii.iiI.I
not have acore.l. Klwell inaih- their
only aaatt aa airaf la kattl Held umi
ulie at third.
In the !lrt inning J. Maneman net
th. . rgatftl for his team l.y making a
tv.. aaaa alt Hi aaal t.. tinr.i ta a
vs iii ball vaati aaaMia Mm n.u.iout
LngeiUaa baah tea h.t- aa .ught tiy.
Oiitsri.i made two ewlwa, the Ifgl in
the gam., in the fourth inning. Man
ciiihii acored on a awaw on hall, .1
aingte and u w.l.l throw hoOM M an at-
leinpt aj I'ltneUon lo nali.lle W.-bh a
grounder in tune to heul olf a run.
In Hi. tilth Alexander .lulled with a
two bagger, Smith followed with a
h,gh oi.. to right making Snyder and
ll.gKiiia Lump n.e.i in ei.i t. aether SO
hard that Loth lUi.mi wen- all. .we. I lo
.core, lleaty made the last score in
ti, , Ail. on Uruiiinga single after Ian
Jag. the air furiously, taking aecon.l on
the calaber .error ami thud on Lack
Th bom Um waa rtrengthened be
hind the bat by Webb and i oe .a..
base by lleaty. It was the tlr.t lime
Ontario ha. had a catcher who wa able
to work satisfactorily with Alexander.
Mad we had the Fourth of July combin
ation the whole season, it is safe to say
OwlariO would not be occupying the
cellar position Perhaps, the ! will
have miinething to say yet in deciding
who will la- i-hamplona of the league.
If they should win from Vale next Sun
day, Valo and weiaer will ! tiei lor
first place. Vale a pluy.-r. are nearly
nil ..I.I heads ami hitr.l hltlcri, but
Ontario's boya l.a.e taate.i vatory and
Vale will huve to play real buachall to
J. Maneinaii playe.l his usual good
game at short, accepting six chance
without an error. W M held to
u.i.. i.i Ontario in '! he. Weiaer
made foui errors and Ontario six.
Battel lea for Weiser. Tyson and
Brink man, for Ontario, Alexander and
Webb. I mp.rt Farrll.
uj Uia i'uiabua iitia-