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About The Ontario Argus. (Ontario, Or.) 1???-1947 | View Entire Issue (April 9, 1914)
ONTARIO-The Future Metropolis of Eastern Oregon
The Be nner Wool Market for the Interior of Oregon
The Ontnrio Argus
leads in Prest i pre.
merit, and Circula
tion. Watch us jjrow
The Produce from
ir.0()().(l()0 acre I is
marketed from On
tario each year
Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County.
ONTARIO. OREGON. THURSDAY. APRIL 9. 1914.
BASE BALL FANS
ALL GO TO WEISER
Depauley Will Be Behind
the Bat for Ontario
'Hi.' ball fan are nil up in the air
tliii i i'k. the local olub having se
cured the aervlce of Depnulay, the
little Mar who did much to bring
the Ontario team through tba 1011
Reason with the loss of hut one game.
Depnuley will be here Sunday for
the opening Biime of the season with
tin- Weiier club nt Welirr and it la
expected he will huvc the aupport
to laud the home town a winncra.
The whom l-t Sunday allowed Hume
weak spot and the need of more
practice fur all the player and they
bnve ii ii 'ii nt It tb'a week, getting
new player aod stirring up the once
they will retain.
While the WrUer team ahnwed
more clam than the ho nc liny It win
Imply because they tin ve been play
ing together longer.
With the opening if the bull aea
ana nil the fan are going tn appear
Hutiday with their straw bat and
tart the eann off riiiht. Thla la
t lie i'iibIiiiu throughout the fi mn 1 1 .
for the draw hat and base ball to
come and go together.
The March iaaue of the American
Sheep Breeder and Wool (irower, of
Chicago, contained the following:
Ir James Withycomhc, director of
the Oregon Agriculture College and l.
periment station, is in the race for the
governorahip, and deserve the loyal
support of every farmer and stock
noser in the "web foot" atate I)r
Witliycoinbe liua alwaya been loyal to
the sheep and goat interest of Oregon
and hHH fought their battles on the tar
in, the range and every other big que
tion in which they were vitally interes
ted. He wa secretary of the I'acilie
Northwest Sheep Breeders' Aasocia
tion, including the state of Oregon,
Washington, Idaho. Wyoming, Montana
and L'tuh For forty three years he has
been a resident of Oregon, and during
sixteen year of that time has been di
rector of the Oregon Kxperiment sta
tion. Dr Withy com be is cue of Ore
gon'a strong men and has been identi
tied with every movement for the up
building of agriculture and live stock
raising in that state, tlis sound views
on great national issues and especially
those in which the wool industry is inter
ested, are known to every reader of the
Northwest. He is a man of strung
character and force, and no one knows
better tlM needs of the great state of
Oregon Kvery wool grower ami go.it
raiser should take otf his coat and work
for Dr James Withvcombe
ONLY ONE THIRD OF
The registration here shows about
one third of the voters registered as
follows: Republicans 27o democrats 1
prohi tl prog 13 socialist 11 iudepend
ent total ".37
GIRL WANDERS IN SLEEP.
Kalamazoo Mi Awaken In th
Street of Battl Crk.
Battle (reek. Mich Walking In the
streets of Battl Creek uud asking a
policeman where she was, Miss Myrtle
QroOB of Kalamazoo, fourteen years
old. IH taken home by Captain Put
nam uud County Audit Thayer of her
home city, ending a search that bad
beeu instituted by her parents. Mr. and
Mrs. Charles lireeli
The theory is that the girl. In a sotu-nambuli.-ti.
stale, boarded an iuterur
ban car'at nitu and cume as far as
tier motley took her. to Urbandale.
then walked to this city. The girl
comes of u food family, and when last
sjasj in Kalamatoo was ou her way
lu ehtircfa BtM seemed dOBOi win :i
found here, but recovered her senses
KING PASSES AWAY
Pasadena, Cnl. With hi seven chil
dren withered about his bedside. Fred
erick Wcyerhnctisor, aged 79, multi
millionaire Minnesota tlmbermnn, died
here following an attack of ft severe
cold, caught on Sunday, March 22,
while Mr. Weyerhaeuser was nttend
church. The body la to be sent to
Rock Island, III., his old home, for
The Weyerhaeuser Interests control
not only a big share of the lumber
business of Oregon, Minnesota, Wis
consin and Illinois, hut through pur
chases of timber laud In the Appala
chian country and various other parts
of the United States, they own more
sliindliiu timber than any other firm
in the world.
Mr. Weyerhaeuser lived very simply.
No one ever supposed from his quiet,
modi st manner that he was enormous
ly rich. Ten year ago his wealth was
estimated at $:!n,niiu, Since then
the value of lumber ha Increased
J. ' "
Frederick Weyerhaeuser, America's
richeat lumberman, who died at his
winter home In Paaadena, Cal.
CHINAMAN MURDERS WOMAN
Slayer Confesses Hla Crime and Say
Deed Caused by Reprimand.
Vancouver. It. ('. The story of how
Mr. Charles J. Millard, left alone In
her house with a Chinese servant, was
murdered by him uud her body burned
In the furnace was explained by the
confession of Jack Kong. 17 years old.
und cleared up the mystery of the wo
man's -trauge fBOBPBBBIBMB during
her husbands over-night absence
lie said Mr. Millard reprimanded
him because ibe porndmi had been
burned at breakfast. She ordered him
to make a fresh dish of porridge, but
be objected, saying that he wished to
go to school. Mrs. Millard made some
remark to the effect that she would
have to cut his ear off to make him
obey her better, ami then he seined a
chair and struck her down.
lie then choked her to death and
(allied ller body to (lie hascuti'iit, ills
memhered the body, built a big fire
in the furnace and put the body In
piece by pioot
Dallas Dry Victorious.
Dallas. Or. Prohibition forces were
victorious in the annual city elections,
returning two out of three couniilmen
and defeating tin- ordinance, recently
.1 by tin- council and then n
joined, tokiBf thi- limit otf tin- nuui-
tier ot - iloo.i that could be
Home Rule Bill i Upheld, 80 to Spare
London. Hy a majority of 80 an
amendment tor the rejection of the
home rule bill was dofaotod If the
llou-e ol Commons and without dlvll
ion the bill was given for the third
time Its tocood reodiOf In the house
No Bone.; for Andrew H. Boen.
Kni-ne -Aodrov Hi V1M1 of
Springfield Junction, charged with the
murder of his wile, Kdith, by poison
ing, was bound over by Judge Well.
of the Justice court, without bonds.
The testimony at the preliminary
hearing was practically tin- same a
that at the coroner's Inquest Mrs.
Bossen's sister. Dolly bOVOBBj testl
fled thai just brfon Mrs lios.-i n died
she told her tOOl saOOOOB had given
her poison. A neighbor afso ttstiftod
to the same effect.
HELD AT DENVER
Does Not Attract Any Del
egates From This
It I not expected that any one
from this section will attend the Ir
rigatiou meeting at Denver as the
acntiment of the people of thla i-ee
t imi i not hi BCinrd with that of the
(ioreruor, who will try to dominate
the delegation from thl tate. The
meeting of the composite Itrigatlon
committee from tbe Commercial
club of -h. Vale and Ouiiiilo, de
veloped tin- and telegram were
sent, to (iov.West outlining the po
sition ami the reason thru for.
Kighty per ccn. of the population of
Oregon I not Interested In irriga
tion and it would he impossible to
get slate aid for irrigation purpose.
Appuiently Idaho I going to slip
another one over ou Oregon and
again bog the reclamation fund.
They tuive iiscd'sniuc tin million dol
lara that belonged to Oregon ami are
now going to introduce nnd lurltier a
measure that will cut Oiegoii mil
entirely from all benefit of govern
iiiiii t funds, tioveninr Writ I atniid
Ing in with them now jut as our
delegation In emigres went to slurp
and permitted the law gnvrrniuu tie
dlrlainti of land funds l be amended.
It I to be hnpul that the rotn
of Oregon will wski'ii Up and see Hint
no are selected for office who
Will look after tbe Inl. lists of tbe
AT THE mm
There will be special Kuster services
ut the Congregational church next Sun
day inorniii.' and evening, with special
mii-ie at both services. You will enjoy
the singing and speaking. Come and
take part in th. worship.
Following is the order of service
opening anthem, Rojofc e Kvermnrr
Invocation, (lions l'atri. Responsive
Reading. Hymn Scripture Lesson
Hymn. Pastoral Prayer. Announce
ment. Offering and Anthem, I Am
The Resurrection Seimoti, Closing
I'ruyer. Hymn. Benediction. Tin
e.ening service will be on the eame
o dn PUlip Kocnig, pastor
Easter service at the M. K. Church
Morning, 11, sermon by the pastoi ,
The Resurrection. Kveiiing, 7:.;o, Has
ter program by the children of tbe Sun
day school. The people of Ontario are
Cordially invited to these -ervices.
Thos. Johns, pastor.
Indianapolis The Teamsters' Un
ion voted unanimously to go on strike.
The union, which includes, the com
mercial chauffeurs, has between f
and .'"no meml ers
An order was issued Saturday pre
venting the congregating of crowds
and the police were told not "to heal
tale to use other uu-am-" If persuasion
failed to disperse the gatherings.
In addition to tbe extra polio in. n,
250 business men were sworn In as a
reserve force. These men were tiro
vided with uniforms and guns and are
quartered in Tomlinson Hall, where i
they will be held until the strike is'
settled The men an- commanded by
Offloon Of the) Indiana National Guard.
1'ur four monlhb Indianapolis has
be.n aeitated with labor troubles
which have resulted in the resignation
ot May. r Shank, Superintendent ol
Police liyland and U' Iiavis, .r.
iltiit of the Hoard of I'ublic Safeiv,
and a general shakeup in the city ad
Inuring the last streetcar strike
there wu4 so much rioting that tb
entire state militia was called out by
Gov truer K&lstou.
SOME NEWS ABOUT
In this Section Bad Slides
Shut off the Idaho
It Is geuernllr understood that the
t nih mid people are arranging lor the
installing of a coaling plant at thl
place, it being considered too alow
to try and handle the coal by hand
The workmen are still busy with
tin- false wurk for the lullioad bridge
west of Jiiut in ii. but are about
through, when the tracklayers will
have a stretch ut fivo mile before
the next big bridge I eiieonntiTt.il.
'the Idaho Noitlnrn has been com
pel led to al nudou the line beyond
Banks, because of the big tltdOB.
The) have a miiow plow and two eu
glue bin led nnd It I repot te I
that i ne hole side of one inouuinli;
baa atatted to move. It will lie late
III the si a -on belole the I olid Crtll he
opened lor traffic a there la tin use
in clearing the track until the limit
lure 1 out of the grouud.
Woikiuun will la. gin the work ot
widening the guide of the I'ajctte
Valley railroad and the placing ol
boOftsf tei, preparaotty to the
taking OfOf of the n.i.l i UM Short
Line i in i i.
1 i e bridge meu are expected to
move liefe fl. Ill NfOM Hi u tew .Imh
mid start work on tbe two lirldgu
across the Snake river at this puicc.
t lit- will build new piers und make
tbe old linen wide enough to am- linn
date I -mi trucks. The old bridge are
in tiad khii e.
TO RESUME WORK
T. K. lii.bbitt the well known civil
and mining engineer alter spnmliag
inure l bun ball a year in New mk
Hint l'lttabnig I mill Ii suceedfed In
nniiiicliig tbe Sinker 'luiiuel enmpany
and will put a fnrce of men at work
May , He made the slati uu nt
when in Nairn n this week, tlmt only
a small Inn.' will he pir ou al llr.l,
i the only in,s, in ihe old luiiuel
II bleb is over ti.tuni teel long are
where mm water seepage has ndiii
ed the earth. These can not b
Ihkeu Ollt lllltll till' Xl.iA OU the
lower lends of the mountain i gone
'tlli glial t'.lUliel 'hlll .11 Mell
300 feit further, it i Mr liabbitts
belief will cut the Imiiiiii. d.ild.'li
Chariot ledge at a VOKlOOl depth ot
JilOII feet or i humlied foet belo
'bo I ii 1 1 1 1 in of the old ahatt The tun
i.i I will dram the old workings and
iiccoldliig to the belief of limn i a
in ill ion iu gold and ill VI r
available by tbe extension
Thl i the tunnel that wa started
to tap tie grotin I uudir all tne old
inlUL'H of .Silver tJlty, where work
wa slopped because of ihe coat of
handling t ie wutei .
ROBBER KILLS ONE
AND SHOOTS SECOND
Moiint enioii, WMh A man be
Hi rod to b.- i hail. s HophtOO, known
as the "ia! tooed roim. i because ol
the words true love' tOttOOOd acro.s.
his bunds, killed Tony QOrfc and ho'
and prohahl.'. totollj wounded John,
Freeman. I IWO miles north sjf
If o Murray, 18 mile southeast of hero ,
Kreeman and (j.rb w.i. walking VOM poOOBVOMI tomiuiiied suicid. al
tlOBfl the iMOhO, when Hie hiKhway Leonard Home, mar Holland, uhoui
man aOttOf "'.in ..ml demanded the.r 4 mUm ,,., Mlls , lU Uy (,,,,.
moiiev N't -iihei had anv and the rob- blmsell tbrOUfh thl bead wall a X,
b.-r ohiaii,. .1 roooi soirlod ' Oorb i r revolver
Incensed bOOM of tail'ire to obtain A,,1(,, n,,t.. .. was known
loot, the rol.h.i dio.- Hu- two men h,.,., ,, nohlem;-
I''" a llotl Torn the Iroel ,,r) 0 . . ... ,,,:,, ,
i . ud of you right r tha I
now, said tha robber, sod thoa bit oia fatbor ho?ii tod with
fJorh on the bood with Ills pistol, kill ,,. a,:M,i:,:i olplomatli
ing him. 'ihe bh, . uV .i lol, ( ,,,,, (,. ,
but the robber produced aoothoi u4uaitad eitbwa aod attll n
Shot Freeman through tl" "U, SBsW ,.,l h, i .-.,. ,,,,,1 rank In the AuOtUO
lug bliu lor dead, arm v.
KILLED BY GUARDS
Sacramento. Three convict were
hot and Instantly killed and two oth
ers wouniliil. probably fatally. In an
attempt to break from the Incorrigible
wiird of Kolsoin prison.
All five .lien were literally riddled
with bullet. Thirteen prisoners were
In the i'ii i to escape, hut not one
reached the outside of the building
Prison officials were prepared for the
break, for the guards in the ward had
bend the convicts plotting to escape.
The lenders 111 the plot were wurned
not to attempt the break, and were
told If they did It would be nt their
The incon Igthlt ward Is a new
bulldlnc. not entirely completed. Htcel
cage doors lu.ve not yet been installed
ill the cell.
At the first sound of breaking cell
doors the guards began shooting. Sev
eral of the convicts were unable to
gOl out ol their i ells at the lirst rush,
and when ilnlr lellow prisoners began
to fall frmn the hall of bullets from
the corridor they made no further el
tort tO est al"'.
SIR JOHN FRENCH
Sir John French, commander In chief
1 c' Mie British army, who resigned .is
a result of the trouble in Ulster ovci
NAVY WINE MESS ABOLISHED
Sweeping Ordei Ui ued Barring All
Liquor Frcm Naval Vessels.
Washington, H C 0t '"
I roliibillon will provoll the
(J 1 MOtOt Navy aiur July 1
h. XI Secietaiy Illinois mane public
mi outer which no! only will aboil, h
the traditional ' v. lie u,. ol ihe of
fleers, bill Will bar all . I.obolle I.
Iiom ever) ship and "I Or sl.iliou
Th..-, oiler. MNWtltHliOl OOO Of the
noii vorthj rlotorioi ooi won
by the prohibition ii.i i I
i, ,i.n the re. i, niiii.iid.il ion ol Sin
l.i'in in I llr.i i I. d
In a statement Daniel
am in h ariv arni -iii-iii w ith Ihe
I by the Surmiiu QeO
ei.il III his p.ip.r aci ouip iiiv inn I In
recommendation, There should ""' '"'
on shipboartl, with roferenci to iniovi
cauls, one rule lor officer and anolli
er and a liiiiennt rule for IU eolisl
Methodists Tsble Resolution on Mas.
New Voik resolution Introduced
in the annual conferenci ol tbe Metb
odisi ihiirih eritlelalni lbs presldenl
of the I'liileil Siau i aiit inline
Cothl I i mah on Tli. i day
and MIEOeOtlni that Ihe piacii.. I
.I iniu d. brouol ' fort l a i .
Supporter and a i ki iii ol pivte.i
win ii It was liilroiliiei d liv Iir TbOBDSS
lioiid It aTOI lObtOd b a bare ma
joriu ot HVU v. '. . ; lie nihil of
Ihe i oliference VOtfOi for it ami M
voting to table
Baron Takes Lif.
Grants I'aas liaron Arnold Beakoi
o . -
Stroet Improvements Ordered-
The I'oimell met in regular e-
jsion Monday evening with all uiiiu
A rtnontriice was preienti'd
against the ue of the lot near laim
dry for a dumping ground, and mar
-hnl MM or dei ed tn pnt notice and
have bole filled by (ieo. liutli as piti
ful mir agreement.
A resolution wa adopted order
lug the grading id Idaho Aveum .
wit to city limit, from Oregon
Sirnd and April ITith aut for bear
ing any remoiistr incsa
v. 'ix.ilntii.il wa a.loplitil order
lug Indiana Avenue graveled del
all' v in llloek IH to Hlcliniilaun
Street and grade to Intersection of
Morfitt Stieet, charging MBOBOM to
abnfing property mid poatlng mil Ice
to that eff.it
B0 nrl id oil i. nicer were read
Tbe usual Ibpior llcenass were
Dll motion it wua or.leie.l that a
bOI ami drainpipe QODBOf tlnn be
u uile letwieti (he Ih.vei ponds.
Bills wen' prnat uled and ordered
Mr . Uenlcy Hiltlritfaitil the c ell
I flu t ie In the eol Ie el ion of garbagi-
u Hie iltv, in, . poring to gelbei all
slop und gin I aea In n tight wagon in
a saniiary BaSOOOt and all lo be domt
ftOf bust It . In ilia. liefert' I l.i
i "It Ii cumu.itli e.
Light eommille n couimeiiiled Hint
alight be ii.-t.illril at OOriWI Ol Ne
vaiili uud Iv rig Slii
A 10101 i.iee wua -t i I I
H;mIiI tin i oiialril'tliin 01 MOOTS I.I
the Vll a I'm I, addllloo I .l.telop
ed t Jin ( Ihe walei of Hie cltv
i fin g taki n i loin this addition otters
the prOpOOOd se.'els ale to be III
ttallel and He amver uu OOOSOsOrf
lol Ihe health of the p. ..pie.
Mis I in lev addlifM .1 tOO 001
oil i. dative to tOO oily tiiHlntuioi
tl n i tt i I be i u. i It i i i.i In
ton i by oortoln frotortwl oi ttro ood
a I'ollitiilfl it was Mplailiileil lo ui'
what i I I I e ib lie
Ihe m'h.i bund for Utersl No 1
tt I. ll.' aided to I 1.. I'll, Ip al par.
J. II DoOltOB wa oltllled to pie
Inn route poata lor Hie sli.fl for
I he ordl anon i..d..... I hi I. ten-
ti.'ii to iiii-iiuct Msstsrs In lateral
lllrl I tela 'J, ,'l, , Hill o as I . . I
A -I lool cenit nt .talk I n in
dcii.l ob too vVu'luiigtiiii Hti at tld
I I t In I'll V 1.1 111 111 .
II. I i .lulu lltee wiot ui I.i. I
I- i rohoao a tank . i 1 1 loi olliuu
the itn its.
Adjoin in d lo the I.itli.
10 COMPLETE MALI 01.1
'I I." maltei .t havii.p thl ." Vt ru
merit con pk te thi sui v. . i t He publ .
land.-, ol Mall em eoUOl i .,.
i ii.i kjitoi iu i "mm. i -..ii Stub -i
Senator (iiumbi rlain notified thl
Club th. Week that h. 1..,. ..luted u
bill uppropi luting i .c.ooo foj II.. work
CAN'T KEEP OUT OF JAIL
Of Hi 20 Year Almost 20 Hiv Ben
..td In Puiun.
Til) el. . I, o Al thill I'. .Hull, vv bO III
k t a 'i'ii nine year-. Ii.. hid unly
iiliie.v. , ..f iieedutn la In Jail i barg
ed villi sleallug wagon wheels.
I' ill Mi VV lien nine yell's old was sent
lo the reform srbuol for pettj Ibierar)
He araa paroled, bul had been fraa ie-s
thaa I vvts'k when aire I. I foi leallUf
fooil from a home iii ' aye Itj ti
i - . I. .ii the
! ' ! i i i ,.-. i v.
h . . i. .i i. a burglai v
an I lu pi .
i from . ii
i Ii l a
chance tie a a bIvi u a Job In pack-
1 ii.- bad worked bard sod
until bis ie -cut arrest.