Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About The Ontario Argus. (Ontario, Or.) 1???-1947 | View Entire Issue (June 18, 1914)
ONTARIO-The Future Metropolis of Eastern Oregon
The Banner Wool Market for the Interior of Oregon
The Ontario Arc"
leads in Prent i j?e,
merit, and Circula
tion. Watch usfrrow
The Produce from
15,000.000 acres is
marketed from On
tario each year
Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County.
ONTARIO. OREGON. THURSDAY. JUNE 18. 1914.
Park School, Nyssa, Owy
hee and Bend on June
22d to 25th.
BOTH AFTERNOON AND EVENIKG
Firmer' Inatltutes will lie held nt
mini pointa In Malheur county,
June 22-25. The wi.rk Of these Insti
tutions will tie closely reluted to the
farming interests of the sections In
which it Is given. It will deal with
llvnatock nnd dairy problems, gener
mI farmitiK conditions and home tiuili
Iiik ortH imd science The meetings
will be arranged by W II. Chinn, ugrl
ciitturlst fur Malheur county, who wl'l
be, assisted by Prof. II. T. French.
Prof. K. It. Kltt and Mrs- I.ulle B.
Hobblns. These extension workei
arc not only well informed on K'mral
agricultural subjects but have Jin I
lunch experience In deiilliiK with these
j.n hleins us applied to Oregon coiul.
! it h llii nun ami evening sea
'oh will be held lit the dirierenl
pint es as follows:
Dead Ox flat, Park school house.
June 22; Nvssa, M, K. church, June
23; Owyhee, school, Juno 24 and Mix
I lend, school, June 2u.
ArraiiKementH bad been made for
institutes to be held in Jordan ViiMev
ti.K because of local conditions the
dale bus been postponed until c;irl
til S pieinber-
Foilowliu' is the general program
fi i ilie different institutes:
AFTKRNOON 2.M P. M
What Is Domestic Science?
Mn. I.. W. RoHHINM
Husiness Organization of the Farm
Pier, m. t raojNij
Feeding and Care of Dairy Cattle
Prok. E. B. FITT8
EVKNlNt; s:;w P. M.
Ilos; Feeding and Management
, PBOr. K. 1. FlTTH
Artistic Homes Mk. I. W Kohhinn
Kural Organisation for Community
Welfare Phok H. T Fkkm h
TALES IN FRONT OF
MOWER AND CUT UP
On Ranch in Rye Valley
Both Feet Are Awfully
HORSES START UP SUDDENLY
Aubrey Watts, son of S. D. Woitfl Of
Rye Valley, narrowly missed losing
his life Thursday night- A young
man hired on the place was driving
the mower, and the boy reached to
whip up the horses to start when his
foot slipped and before he could re
gain his footing he was u inter the
mower. One foot was cut off except
the tendon and had to be amputate!
at tlie hospital, while tin- other was
chewed to piece li the sickle. The
boy owes his life to the passing of a
stranger who responding to the cr.
bound Uethe limbs with rope prevent
ing the boy fiom bleeding to death. -Maker
WILL TALK TOR STATE
Mrs I.ora S. Lallance, a gifted and
entertaining speaker, national organiz
er and lecturer for the W. C. T I',
will speak at the Congregational church
at 2:30 P M-, Tuesday, June 23. and
in the opera house ot h p. m. Everybody
invited Admission free. Mrs l.a
Mance has travelled in Alaska and will
tell something of that country. '
MEXICAN ARMISTICE ASKED
Notify Carranza Must Cease Warfare
Before Can Participate.
Niagara KallH, Ont. The three
South American mediators formally
advised Oeneral Carranzn by telegraph
they would not admit his representa
tives to the conference here unless an
armistice was declared and Internal
as well as International phases of the
Mexican problem accepted as the
scope of mediation.
This action followed the receipt of n
note from Rafael Zuharan, special
representative of Carranza In Wash
InKton, announcing the appointment
of Fernando Igleslns Cnbleron, l.uls
Cabrera and Jose Vasconcelos as con
stltutlonallst delonates to the media
tlon at which, according to the view
of the constitutionalist chief, "It Is
soiiKht to settle the International con
flirt which hns arisen between the
United States and the Mexican repub
ADLAI E. STEVENSON
u tJ aVaH I
aaaaW B Hs
Adlal E. Stevenson, Vice President
during the last Cleveland administra
tion, who died in Chicago of old age.
ORDER RESTORED IN
ITALY BY SOLDIERS
Home -With the occupation of the
disaffected provinces by the military
forces, order Is rapidly being restored
sin! it is exbected that within a day
or two the district of Itomagua, com
prising the provinces of Hologne, Fer
rara, Itavenna and Korli wiil have re
sumed normal conditions.
An outstanding feature in the gener
al strike situation was the proclama
tion of an Italian republic by the pen
pie of several towns bordering on the
Adriatic, in northeastern Italy.
In some towns like Kabriano and
Rimini scenes similar to those of the
French revolution wire enacted The
Inhabitants, misled by reports Issued
from tlie headquarters ot the anarchis
tic committee at Ancona, an Important
seaport on the Adriatic, to the etfect
that a revolutlouury movement had
been successful In overthrowing the
monarchy, proclaimed a republic and
substituted for the national .flag the
black banner of tlie Peasants' League.
Illinois Court Upholds Suffrage.
Springfield. 111. -Illinois wonieu suf
frage act, which permitted women in
this slate to vote for offices created
by statute and on propositions pre
Miii.d to the electorate, was dedal. -il
valid in a decision by the state su
Northwest Postmasters Named.
Washington The pi . si..-nl nomin
ated the follow iim '" " postmaster-.
Wa.-hing'uii S. s. Moritz, Dayton;
Arthur A. liarne.-i, POOOOi Helen R.
Whitney. Wapato; James M. o. VVII
son. Waterwlle; Idaho William T.
Emil Seidei Nominated as Senator.
Milwaukee, Wis -Kmil Seidei, ex
mayor of Milwaii-.ee, was nominated
by the Social Democratic party of
Wisconsin for Lulled States tenator.
Fatal Storm in Pans. 4
Paris. Kleven persons are believed
to have been killed, an unknown num
ber injured and heavy damage to prop
erty resulted from a thunder and rain
storm of phenomenal violence which
raged over Paris for three hours. Bev-'""'
eral streets caved in, engulfing passers-by,
and Immense pits replace some
of the finest boulevards In the city.
COMMERCIAL CEUB IN
Some Agitation for a City
Band to be Organized
IMPROVE DEAD OX FLAT ROADS
The regular meeting of the Com
mercial club was held Mniluy evening, J
with a small attendance, owing to the
warm weather, no doubt.
A communication was received from
Welser regarding their celebration. The game was the most lutorestmg
thanking the Ontario Commercial club In many wa.is and more money clu;;g
for their action In not celebrating. led hands on the result than In uny Of
A communication was read from the the others, the Vale bunch getting
Payette band regarding the uiving of away with unite a chunk of Payette
concerts here during the summer money and some of the Otitnrn con
mouths. The discussion brought out tlngent picking up some more,
that many were In favor of a band, The score was eight to nine, which
but thought the town could not sup- Indicates there was plenty of playinj;
port a haul and base ball team and us to suit the fans a. id a lew sensations-tin-
lull fans got stinted first and se- The last play being a left hand cat. h
cured the subscriptions to support the by Hhltia Harmon that retired Payette.
club, there was mulling to do lint lay If this had gone b, It would have pro-
down until the base ball season was babl meant one score for the I'uy-
over. Several felt that band concert ette team. If not more.
would Im a great trade getter for the After Alexander settled down In the
business men. while base ball bene- ! first Inning he pitched a flue game
lis tOW, if any business houses, be-1
cause the games arc played on Sunday
when nil the stores are closed-
The committee on roads retorted
jthat the had I n ufter the members I
of the OOOOt) court to get some Im
ii. veil road service for the Dead Ox
IMI people ami hoped for success in
(lie near future
FIFTY CAR LOADS OP
From ,.,,- Idanha Orchard
For Thin Seasons
WILL CELEBRATE THE FOURTH
Independence day is to be fitting!
observed at Nyssa July Ith with a pic
nic celebration at Gibson's grove, to
which all the ncighboiiu- townspeople
are coidially invited. There will be
races, hall games, luicklng HIBttS) to
music and refreshments. Stores will
close on that occasion and for one day
the people from country and town
will devote their energies to having a
(i Alexamlei . torcinau o! the fain
001 Idanha orchard, three miles noith
west of hcie, repoits the outlook" is
excellent for a large prune crop this
M-.iMiu III spite it tlie frosts of i.uT
Biring. An even larger yield than
last year is anticipated from pNOMsl
in licatlons This would mean output
of more than 50 carloads, HOmou
for this excellent showing tor the 01
chard must be attributed to the can--ful
ami scientific attention the n
(haul his received frmn those
look attei its internes. Nyssa Journ
DIPPING ALL THE SHEEP
TO PREVENT SCAB SPREAD
This (TOO) some lot, sheep are
dipptd in M ilheur and Harney
counties This s made necessary
by tlie I tiodiii'.on of some scabby
tMtfihl in'n tin- two coutltleh. H.v
means of sple- .lid 00 OpOTttlOO on the
part of iuteri ir sheep owuers..the in
fection was limited to five or six
,""s ,,ut a a precautionary meas-
f '' ' ticks the entire district
voliintaril' agreed to dip and thus
make dou1 y sure of an infection be-
Ing allowed to escape.
BALL CAME DREW
On Sunday and the Teams
Played Good Ball For
PLAY AT VALE NEXT SUNDAY
The baseball tame on Sunday last
between the local and Payetto teams
drew the best crowd of the season.
I many being present from Payette and
I'ayelte liml .1 new pitcher In the box
and had to take him out as the On
tario hitters all found him without any
The ftlnnln. of this game places
Ontario at tlie head of the league
again with two games to pla off wdli
W'clser, which should place her still
farther In the lead.
The Ontario team will play at Vale
The Vale and Welser teams pl.ived
a close game, score :: to j In fiVOI !
Weiser. showing the teams are close
ci iiteiidcrs for the low place In the
JORDAN VALLEY TO
ENTERTAIN ON 4TH
New Store Building Coin?
Up for Another
MAN SUICIkES BY GUN ROUTE
A man by name of Isaac Johnson,
who was working on the Itinncll
ranch mi Reynolds creek, committed
suicide lust week, by shooting himself
in the head He Is n-poid I t.. haw
jimi been on a protracted drunk
Ai I an-ejiients ale In i made to
have a good, old-fashioned Ith 1.1 JuU
celebntion at Jordan Valley. There
will be all kinds of sports and amuse
ments, with 'lemonade, peanuts, pup
corn and cai.dy,'' and a l-i iinl display
of in -works in the i -veiling
A store building is being tracttd "!l
tin- south si ie ot Main street oppoalti
the Kvpress office. Tin- bnildi
::ni;ii tut and will lie ooeuplod by Mr,
Helm of Del.ainar who will lnoe hN
stink of OO40 ti' in thai place
to J'-iilan N'alley. J. M- gglVI
August Alwaldt are putting up tin
I. milling and have it well uinli r way
THE EMMETT PEACH CROP
WILL BREAK THE RECORD
The peach crop this year is ceitaln
ly showing up fine and growers antici-
pate that Blbertas will he ripe by the
middle of August, almost two weeks
earlier than last year The trees are
loaded and the output should be aln.o-i
double what it was last war. Kiniin.-'t
Adlal E. Stevenson Passes Away at
The Age of 78.
Chicago. Adlal K. Stevenson, for
mer vice president of the I'nltcd
States, died here at the Presbyterian
hospital. Ills death wns due to gen
eral debility and obi age.
Adlal Fwlng Stevenson had a long
and honorable public career. He was
vice president from 18!:i to 1NH7, un
der President (Irover Cleveland. In
1!0! he ngnln was nominated by the
democratic party for vice president
nnd ran with William J. Ilryan, th
party's candidate for president, but
wns defeated He served as a mem
ber of the 44th and 4tth congresses.
From 1HH6 to 18HH he served as I'lrst
Assistant Postmaster Oeneral under
CHARLES S. WHITMAN
Charles S. Whitman, the famous
New York District Attorney, who is a
sandidate for Governor of New York.
MOUNT LASSEN IN
Keildlng, t'al. Kire, smoke, steam,
volcanic ashes, rocks and deadly gases
belched, mil oul) from the crater
which opened up near tin- summit of
Mnunt l.assen May .'In. but also from
two new craters that burst open more
than a mile from the first of tlie new
craters, and the first known toll Is
oin dying, one Injured and two de-
The outbreak of Mount LOOOOO Is
extremely olcanic in nature, ami the
peak becomes the newest active vol
cauo In the world.
I.ame ; i -ili.i 111 was fatally hurt h
tailing rocks, ills head was battered
and he was round half covered by
ashes and cinders
Hocks hurtled limn the spoilt lug vol
cmio and broke the aim and gashed
tin face ot inorge Tipple, a lumber
jack, tod left him demented,
tleorge (ioodwlii, who bit Manianl
ta Lake lit k o clock iii the luoniing,
was wiiliin a hall mile ot the crater
when the eruplloii occiiireil, and lie
also is deineiited as a result.
Oilier members of the party near
the mountain al the linn, report that
tin- lop of the mountain Inc, b.-cn
blown off, and ai.iies, rock ami i imb i .
cnM-r lerilloi two miles tlom the
Theodore III is Born.
New YolU 'I Inoilm- Id.:. . w ii HI,
first gralnl.-oii ol I 'oh, 111 I ;,,
to la.ir ih. l.imily nam. waa horn at
tb home ot Mr ami Ml Theodore
Dry Flour Saves His Life.
Pendleton. His life saved by the
prompt application "f dr Hour lo an
i ugl cut in his throat, William I'ur
HaTi a farmhand, ih in a Id i-pin-r hos
pltul rccowrmg from the effects of
an automobile accidcut which hap
pencil on the Sand Hollow road be
tween this city ami HoODOOf.
Mrs. Potts' Body Sought By Ghouls.
Canyon City While attempting to
Steal tin- hoily of Mrs. Charles K 1'ottn
from the local eun n-ry, four im-n,
three of whom an- associated w ith tlie
defense of I'otts, now on trial for the
murder of his wife, vera arrested.
3ff .;ifl jCr. t
PJfjLjjD laflLn aaaaaassB i Lsaal
BIG MOVEMENT OF
HORSES FROM RANGES
Mostly Going to Montana
Markets for the New
MANY DOLLARS SCATTERED
There Is unite a movement of horsea
from this section this spring.
A lot was driven from Caldwell to
Huntington and loaded for Montana
points. The shipper claimed that he
in nlc unite a saving in freight b go
ing that way to Montana over ship
ping east via the Short Dine.
Home horses nre being driven from
the Juntiirn section to I In nt in ton and
shipped from Mieie t istern pointa
over the northern railroad Hues.
hoiil l'iiii horses went through hero
Momlay from .liinturi fur the Montana
dealers There were some from the
Woods lot and some from t'hailev
Hills are out announcing June ::n as
the dale f..; 'he horse sale at .liililiira,
i iilutie until all horses are sold.
riie have some especially g ml loti
listed and will probably hat I
a thousand horses tO sell, mill) of the
growers having spoKeu for I oin
It is a big advantage to boih the sel
lers and hut. cts to have these sales
conducted so close to the ranges and
they are taking advantage of them.
A. MeWillinms returned Tuesday
from an extended trip to tin- interior,
picking up horses. He shipped IMtl to
Miles City, loading at Huntington.
These were bought from John Woods,
Tims I urnbilll. (has Cook, Steve Sea
weard and others This makes over
Ton hegd shipped this mouth, which
mcuiis iIUm a chunk of money for the
THE ANNUAL SCHOOL
Large Number of Tax
Payers Kxpress Their
WOMEN GET INTO THE GAME
Monday was the annual school meet
ing date and an election was held that
stirred up ipnte an excitement tor a
lew people knew .in J I hi lie about the
election until Monday, tlie law not re
quiring that the date be advertised,
inertly the posting ot notices
It was found that some of the aspir
ants had DOM Working ipnelly for lev
eral days and when the nmninatimi
Omplotod then the race started
The jinlget, Frank Hader, W r. . I i
ami B,. I Taylor raportod Uw tft
'follows: I or director, Mrs. V , K. I..c
l(N, II. ti Grauel :: for elerl i C Di
li. . 108, i W I'latt loh.
THE THIEVES ARE STILL
BUSY RUSTLING STUFF
Tin- i .itile a.il lim IO thUt m io
. log a inei r nine ai ..iiimI the
Hob Udell worked up i
aiioiil a iloeii of Ihem a In il time
i. '. .mil ihe sen ling of the I., ickel
hi ot III i in iloes Hi t i in to
haw an beneficial eii. i
l-lsl Wick one ol the :,i UtOi I
limn Jud McKuight ami ltd
die from fJfOorifl KcrfOOO He was
seen .hi . i i .1 ognlMd ai dlffi i nt
points where he made triib ,i ,,i turn
eil tin- 04(M Icise luusc, but the
hhciill was umihle lo (inh up with
him. The last he. ml ol him I M0 ll