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About The Ontario Argus. (Ontario, Or.) 1???-1947 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 11, 1913)
We pay Parcels Postage on all
packages to 20 lbs. for a ra
dius of 150 milts until Christ
mas except on groceries and
Christmas Buying is
best done in the morn
ing hcurs. Try it.
In Our Great Big Stock of Desirable Gift Goods
ml ONTARIO 1 M
W( OKEGONJ IV
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You will find the easiest and most satisfactory answer to these Christmas problems. What shall I give Father?
What shall I give Mother? It is really a question of considerable importance. Eliminate the worry of what to
give. Come right here; this store is the home of practical gifts, the largest and finest assortments we have ever
had are ready. Sensible gifts all gifts that are pleasure to give and a pleasure to receive.
of 50 per cent on all
Ladies' Millinery until
of 20 per cent on every
Ladies' Suit in the house
In our Boy's Suits and
Overcoats to age 15 until
We have just put in a com
plete Stock of fresh candies
and nuts for Christmas.
PLANS FREE CITY
FOR CANAL ZONE
W. D. Boyce Foresees Me
tropolis on Isthmus.
WOULD BE A FREE PORT.
Chicago Publisher Assart Incoms of
City From Docks, Tolls, Tax, Rants,
L, Etc.. Would at Lsaet Pay In
taraat on Capital Now Invaatad.
Would Davalop Trada.
"There la no NMH hy the canal
onu cannot le made Into u city of
ftOO.OOO people lu twenty yciira and
produce Miiltlflcnt municipal Income to
pay Hi.- Intercut on hi leant Hie orltf-
iimi capital invested iy the United
.Sin leu from ilu. Wage, tolla. taxes, renin,
leasee, etc "
This suggestion IV ii liimte by W. I).
Hoyec. a Chicago piilillHlier. In mi mi
ll r cm before tile Hiiutlicrn commercial
cougreaa In Mobile. A In Kxulaiulng
liii Idea Mr. Hn.vee continued:
"Wll lime .-., ,'Jn ,,. les Inside thl
mini sone AlreHilv many millions of
dollars Iwire been spent to niiike the
ciinnl .line Hitiiltar.v anil 11 desirable
pliice to live In the year around. Near
ly all of Ihls will In- a complete In
utile we i. nil, i a great city there. In
'in- way a great commercial nml mini
ilfacturlng city can lie hullt along Iho
whole canal, front one end to the other,
wllh dock even w here.
"The way lo hitlld a big mctroiMilla
on the en mi I aone I no experiment no
wild theory It ha heen siicccaafully l
worked out mid provisl hy Germany
and I'm-i.iinl and a number of smaller '
Fue City and Praa Port.
The way to tu tli) u bill city at the
central iniIiiI U'tWiin North and Koutlt
Aineiica. ti. aii. mil.' mid Pacific
oceans, the far eimt and the far weat.
1 to niiike Hie canal .one Into a free
city and free port My Hint I menu
free from liupori or export dtillc Into
and out from the canal .one Thl
will not affect the primary ipicstlou
of tolls t.u Tlarhm through the canal.
"If created a free Krt and prelect
ed through International trenty so It
eould not he it It cited through changes
In our iiiIuiIiiIhii iitlon or home pollclc
iiieiehnuts and tuituiifnc tuivis from all
over the world would liulld fnctorie
and wurchouNc and establish branch
e and agent les at this world center
for quick distribution, delivery aud
ante, lu fact. It would become an I in
MM w.. i Id's department store where
everything for the use of all people of
all tuition . ..ill. I be found It would
become the greatest transshipping port
In the world
"The dellnltlon of a free port Is: A
harbor where the ship of .ill nation
may onto on pay tun a moderate toll
and load mid unload The free port
constitute great depots where go.l
are Morel without paying duty These
goods inay he reshlppod free of duty
The Intention of having free port I
to stimulate aud facilitate exchange
"A flee city Is a city or tone where
thele Is no Import or export duty of
any kind on g.ids bought, sold or con
A Paramount Nacaaaity.
'The reason why 1 have brought up
Ihls .piestlou Is because I bellow It the
ci. .win of II imi'iiii,' Copenhagen.
Hongkong. Puiitn Arenna nnd other
free porta nnd In pnrttculnr to the auc
ceas which had attended Hrltlah free
port In promoting commercial Inter
at lie iiHHcrtcd Hint by following
their example the fulled State could
secure nnd retain the trade of South
America In full.
ELIOT EXTOLS POVERTY.
la a Safer Moral Condition Than In
ordinate Wealth, Ha fiaye.
That poverty I preferable to Inor
illmite wealth a a safe mornl ...mil
Hon. and (hat low wage are not rv
Miimlhle for Immorality, nre mime of
the conclusion I i'ii. -lied b. Tr. i 'liarle
W. Kllnt President Kmerltu of liar
vol il. a published lu the current num
ber of the Harvard Theological He
view. In hi article, which la entitled
"The Churches and Hoclal Sentiment."
Dr. F.i lot Bay a:
"One declaration na to what churehea
must Htnnd for exhibit n atrong lend'
enry to attribute the mornl evlla In the
coHitnuiillv to imvertr. One read tr
ipieuflv In the public print that the
cailHe of proHtltutlou I the failure of
employers to pay young women what
la called a 'living wage' Mtiat the
churches atand for thnt doctrine? ft
aeeiu to me a ilcmorallElng and de
grading doctrine lu all It Implication
To my thinking, poverty la n far safer
mornl condition thnn inordinate
w .-.I II li "
"Alrociliss" Pioturoa For Schools.
Hy penr.1lon of the Turklh direr
tor of pilhlh Instruction the school, of
t'oiitiinlliioile nre to be provided with
pl'iiins which are ald to Illustrate
atroellle limctlced upon the lurks lu
the Hiilkau wnr
THAT HE IS A THIEF
Says His "Work" Is So Easy
II Is laughable.
San Francisco. For five yeara Wll
Ham HiiMtaln has been accepted by
I I. al business men a a rcHHulhle
fltlxcn, with a profitable wholesale
Jeweliy business His piopcrty lu
.cstuiculs tune Iwvn numerous aud
line,., thousand of dollars have lieeu
sent by him to support hi mother lu
, ficriuniiy. nml hi youufl lter has had
i the best educuHonal mid hih-IiiI ad Mill
He lie now In the city prison a con
IcmmciI robber, with a it old covering
many year, captured by a pet bull
pup who pinned him lu a corner as he
stole through a a. k laid In the nlghl
"My work ha been so easy It ha
been laughable." liastaln told the de
lev! Ives when he rlually broke down
"1 nave never neeii laWCUflaM w one at
work The iH'ople I did business with
believed me to be what 1 represent. si
myself absolutely Jewelers bought
mv diamond, and the mint took my
melted gold without ipiestlou
"1 have always been a natural thief.
and 1 have found It ea to leal
things, but I am averse to killing or In
I Jurlug I had never been lu u position
where I had to shoot until Friday
night M iclu. lance to use Uiy IV
oler nused my capture"
H.'isi tin was mil.lug his way across
I the yard of the home of llri.h lk'hrun
nor when Miss .leunie I icbriiuucr I dog
ft r2 MJfSoy
&Wm i Mr?
To shop now because the
Store is full of Suggestions.
We have so many useful
things that you can buy.
Just See Our Window,
It's full of every day needs,
Old Santa still greets you in
Our South Window.
Bring Your Children to See Him.
dlacovcrud him rite uproar hrouulu
paramount one in the development of lla girl o Hie . cue. uid while the
our II I III 1111X11 1 relationship wllh OOf held the man she summoned the
Snath Aincrl.a If a Ire,- one is ere j lollo
atcd at raniiina. South Ainerhan iner I Anuuitf the iiumeiom, burglaries I..
chiiils w III . ils. est ihllsh brunches and w III li II. islam is s.dd lo have con
uremics lliele lu lacllllale li.nlc' flNHMnJ was the lootilU .1 Hi.' home of
Mr. Ilovi-e dlrectiHl allclition lo the - V d. a wealthy nierchaut. of
Jro,OuX lit jovvelij UUl lk cuibvi'.
MILK INSPECTION GOES ON.
Oovarnmont Has Not Absndonsd Bao
N asldugtou. - Ueulal Is made by toe
Vp.u uncut of agriculture of the wide
spread reports that the department has
:lha n, loncd or will abandon the hue
terlolotftcnl examination of milk ship
ped In interstate commerce a a means
of determining lu cleanliness and tit
uess for human consumption lu a
statement Issued Secretary Houston
"The only change lu policy In the
department In regard to bacteriological
examinations has been to discontinue
basing prosecutions upon the bacterlo
logical examination of a single sample
It now collects u uumlier oi samples at
dlrleieiit limes and examine them ha.
"If the bacteriological examination
!i os that the milk is not dean, but Is
not a serious lueuacu lo health, aud ,
uie oacteriological deviation from
clean milk Is a small one. the depart
uient. through the bureau of auliual in
dustry, endeavors to teach the dairy
man how to produce clean milk. If he
then neglects to lake measures to make
his milk clean and safe for human con
sumption the department, by taking
action In the case of milk shipped lu
Interstate commerce, endeavor to
force him to bring his milk to a point
of safety and food excellence through '
prosecutions under the food and drugs
200 Acres for Sale
12.000 PENNIES PAY TAXES.
Rsfusal to Accept Chacka Brings Small
Oxford. Pa - Angered by the tax eol
leetor'a refusal to accept clnvks prof
ferod t hint taxpavers here have hit
upon a plan of revenge aud are paying
their obligations In penulca.
There wa a flood of the small coin.
U.000 being turned In In one day. and
larger out-uring Is expected.
Fifty acres has been seeded to alfalfa.
Some buildings. All under fence.
Railroad line, through tract. On Snake
river. Well drained bench land. ' Elec
tric pumping plant can be installed for
12 per acre. Will cut up to suit buyer.
Address Box 128, Ontario, Oregon