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About The Ontario Argus. (Ontario, Or.) 1???-1947 | View Entire Issue (July 9, 1914)
ONTARIO-The Future Metropolis of Eastern Oregon
The Banner Wool Market for the Interior of Oregon
1 "' ' "'
The Produce from
15,000,000 acres ia
marketed from On
tario each year
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Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County.
ONTARIO. OREGON, THURSDAY. JULY 9, 1914.
OF THE COUNCIL
Officers Report, Licenses
Granted, Bills Allowed.
SEWER CONTRACT WOUND UP
The regular session of the council
wm held Monday evening with all
Acknowledgment from Secretary of
State of receipt of charter and pro
ceedings of it adoption placed on file
Reports from fire chief, recorder and
city treasurer received and filed.
Relative to sewer assessment on city
hall property recorder ordered to place
it under the Bancroft act
Complete and final report of Engin
eer Jaquish on the sewer was present
ed and accepted and total of balance
due contractor of $6,tK7 4H was ordered
paid by warrants.
Applications for class It liquor licen
ses were received and granted to Whit
worth, Howard, Nicely, Kessler, Price
A wholesale malt license was granted
The city attorney was instructed to
draft and present an ordinance specify
ing a penalty for the non payment of
overdue improvement assessments Al
so instructed to enjoin the Nevada
Ditch Company and all others from
dumping waste water upon the town
site. OREGON NEWS NOTES
OF GENERAL INTEREST
Events Occurring Throughout
the State During the Past
Express Company is Indicted.
Salem. An Indictment wus return
ed by tin Marlon county grand Jury
against the (J real Northern Express
company on the charK of violating
the law regulating the shipment of
liquor properly labeled into dry terri
tory. This Indictment Is prob; bly the first
one returned ill the state for violation
or this luw. It resulted from the ship
mini of a gallon of wine by the Rose
City Importing company to J. A. Hen
jiunin. nsslstant attorney general. Be
cause i be package wus not properly
labeled Salem police officers seized
It. It Is alleged that Investigation
showed that the importing company
had properly labeled the package.
showing its true contents, but that
the express company had covered the
Importing company's label with Its
shipping label, thus causing the pack
age to be shipped in violation of the
label requirements of the luw.
Msdford Guardsmen Plan Club.
Medford Mccause there Is no Y.
II. C. A. at Medford members of the
Seventh company, Oregon national
guard, have decided to Incorporate
club features In their organization,
establishing bowling alleys, a library
and reading room for the young men
Of the city who are members. Later
a swimming pool In the natatoriutn
where the company rooms are located
Will be rented by the company on cer
tain days in the week and a i-ruaU
Polk Display Planned.
Rlckreall. Preparations are under
way in various sections of Polk coun
ty for eilublts at the I'anama-Paclflc
exposition at San Francisco In 1915.
Prune and hog samples, grains, sheep,
goats, hogs, cows and poultry will be
exhibited. The fine flocks of sheep
and goats of William Riddell Sons,
of Monmouth, and T. A. Kozer, of
Rickreall. are to be represented. w
Lane Woman "FrslQhtsr"
Eugene. Mrs. Charles Croner has
the distinction of being the only wo
man "freighter" on the McKenzle riv
er. She makes regular weekly trips
over the 6n miles between Kugene and
McKenzle bridge, hauling supplies fo
the summer resort, her load averag
tng lvo pouuds
HUERTA IS AGAIN
Mexico City. Elections for presl
dent, vice-president, deputies and sen
ators were held Sunday In that por
tion of the republic controlled by the
Huerta government. Indifference was
General Huerta appeared to be the
favorite candidate for the presidency
President Huerta. It Is reported, re
c.clved a virtually unanimous vote of
confidence. The returns Indicate the
reelection of all present members of
the chamber and senate. The lightest
vote In mnny years was cast, both In
the capital and near by towns.
Vera Crui. It Is rumored here that
an alliance between Provisional Presi
dent Huerta and Emlllano Zapata, the
revolutionary leader, Is to be formed
Mexicans from the Interior and Just,
beyond the American lines do not re
gard seriously the elections. It la
pointed out such electlona could
scarcoly have any conciliatory effect
on the constitutionalists and never
could be regarded as legal, since the
government Is powerless to . ..i,,,,;.
with the provisions of the law that the
votes be cast freely throughout the
MISS MARGARET WILSON.
President's Daughter to
com Socisl Msgsilns Editor.
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EGGS BY MAIL UNSCRAMBLED.
Small Par Cant of Braakaga In
Washington -Tli at eggs can ie mar
keted successfully tiy parcel post Is
the conclusion reached liy Hie depart
ment of ngriciUture as the result of
extended experiments It was deui
on-liaicil to the satisfaction of the de- j
part incut that tills untie! or shipment
frequently secured a lietter price for
(be producer ami a fresher article tor
The c Ilinelit. it la stated, fur
ther showed that the parcel post was
or particular value to the man whose
flock was too small or who lives loo
far iroui express service to permit tilui
to ship tils eggs In ic-ular commercial
In the course of the experiments,
which extended over a period or rtve
Months, the department shipped HUM
tSJBJB m 4tn; lata by mail limn various
point under varying condition null
In different type or containers, or
these :v'7. or slightly less man j ier
ceni .-re broken, tint only JtKl, or a
little less i ha u KJ per rent, were ab
solutely wasted The others, though
broken could still he used
The percentage of breakage will be
greatly reduced. It Is said, when postal
employees liecoine more accustomed to
bundling such fragile matter
Prof. Petrle was here Tuesday cal
ling on friends.
Ralph Weaver and wife were here
Thursday visiting with relatives.
Kay Wilson and family were regis
tered in Ikiise over the fourth
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Williams are vis
iting with M E. Dunten, near Drewsey
jL T? asJ
r?R5i t aJBmr
WHAT THE RAILROADS ARE
DOING IN 11$ SECTION
Work Started on the Bridges Across
the Snake River Near Here.
WORKING DOUBLE SHIFT WEST OF JUNTO
II. W Young, engineer in charge of
the construction work on the lines west
of here, and .1 C. Clarkson, general
riiitn.i . i of the
piin. with the
bridge on thin
Oregon Rridga Corrt
contract for all the
line and others near
Home, were here Wednesday morning.
Mr. Young said they arc now work
ing day and night on the bridges be
tween Juntura and Riverside and will
have the line open for business IMMJ
i inn' 111 August.
There are seven large bridges, aver
aging '" feet lolik' between these two
points, together with several smaller
ones. The concrete piers are being
bu.lt under the firs', three bridges and
the false ork under the last two.
These bridges are all of heavy main
lino coivtructiyn and the steel being
laid is H pounds.
At pre-etit the pay roll Is running a
thousand dollars u day.
This stretch of work presents many
engineering and construction ditlicul
ties and is about the most expensive in
The grade has been built several
miles beyond Riverside and it seems to
be the general impression that the
grade will be extended to Dog Moun - t.noUch for ,wo irc eHch .luSr,ng
tain soon as they can get steam shovels 1()00 yr,lH of conc,ete et in ,,edrock
in to work on the cut through. The old steel will be taken down and
( rane (reek gap. , mui.) neavjer ,rjjKe erected.
The lirst bridge is 240 feet long and
The Payette Valley line was taken the other h6o feet,
over by the Short Line the first of the j The large pay roll will have a benen
month, but no changes have been made ' cial effect on local busiue.s.
SOME OE THE HEN WHO
ARE LOCATING ON LANDS
S.M-u cil .ens Of Haines one ot I c
lOOtaal and one el Maker have re
turned from Malheur county near the
new railroad which Is building into
I li.it section whcic they all took up
320 acre homesteads. Following were
In the pirty: D ('. Itrlchoux 0 gorge
Taylor. W, I I'hillips, Pre I V. Spence,
W. A. Sowanl 8. C. Haines and I'M
Taylor, names c p.Brooka, Tolo-
caset and P. 10. Whitman, Maker. -
JORDAN VALLEY HAS A
SHALL EIRE-RAGE HORSES
Jordan Valley Kxprc,
Randall ti.im- came in from Ontario
:.ist Kridav nl . Ml on his way to hi
400k ranch near McDei mitt. He w is
accompanied by h:s daughter and Miss
l Hicks. Miss Hicks leinaiinl
on a visit to relatives, ami Mi.
Sage and daughter proceeded on their
in loturday morning.
The home ot Mrs. Mn. kiuan
fire Sunday from all oil stove, but was
file Siilil.i from an oil sl'.ve. but the
neighbors lOOal bad It under control.
The h "Use belOBgS. to the Parks estate
Blmer Dor) it hore with a string o;
1 ,n e hot ses.
Km met I irowet have ...ntracted
for IM falV loads i iieaches at about
ISM a car.
A sou was born to Mr. and Mrs. C.
B. Sanfoid on ibo 3rd.
A daughter was born to Mr. an I
Mrs. Henry Noire, on the first
A son wa borii ( Mr and Mrs N
A. Pa rso: s, on the 3rd.
in the management or operating of
Manager Dunn says he expects to go
to Salt Lake and drive a hack, but he
may change hia mind.
The granting of main line freight
ratea la one reault of the change
A heavier grade will have to be built
and heavier a tee I laid before standard
equipment can be used.
There is I well defined rumor that
this line will be built direct to the main
line from Fruiliand, but as this would
necessitate a bridge across the Simkn
river, it probably will not Im made until
money la easier.
p.or bout vt,ar it ,, ,, umor
I ,.,, thll thl, work f ri.,,Hi,inr ,,. rHJ.
ron,, bri(Rt.R ,.,,, Ua, ajkHyn ,.,
about a mile north of Ontario was go-
mg to bo started, but the actual
was not made until this week and it
will require some time to build bunk
houses snd assemble the necessary
Several of the men have rented
houses m tow n for a year and it ia ex
pected t!at a crew of ISO to 2o0 will he
employed for eighteen months.
The change will necessitate the buil I-
lit-. f (ivi Ni-uw fmiil niitfM v. ..(..
STATE FRUIT INSPECTORS
TO VISIT LOCAL ORCHARDS
II. 11 Wcthei'spoon, the dlstiict fruit
inspector and Mr. Robinson, the atate
wide Inspector, will be here the latter
part of the week to lo,.k over 1!
chards of the county. It Is generally
1 once. b-d that iMfJMOtar LOOKO) has
I" en doing good work and that ihe
fruit crop Is going to he of a b'gh
grade as a rOMll t bis ri'frl liispc
HORSES, SHEEP AND CATTIE
BEING SHIPPED TO MARKET
Robert staniieid shipped toartON
lOeOfj Irom llrogan Satuidm
F. (' (Jxmaii ihlppod le iy-five
cars of horses from Mro an on Sun
day These were from the John Day
afaglll shippi .1 a - if of cattle
to Poi '.and Ciidaw
Rob sianiieid shipped Mre ears of
keop '" Omaha Tuesday thai be pur-
1 -ha.-, d from 1'rank Port. 1
ONTARIO NYSSA DITCH
COMPANY ANNUAL HEETINC
The annual meeting 01 the OOUrlo
Nyssa ditch coiupaio was boM Hal -day
and it was decided to add another
unit t the pumping plant for emer
gencies The officers are A. W. TrOSJ
president: Peter Tensen, vice prOtJ
dent; E. M. Oreig, secretary and treas
urer, H D. Dorinan W. .1 Pinne,
W. Clagett and Dr. Whitney directors
Is home from a trip
DEATH DEALING BOMB
New York. In the ruins of the tene
ment wrecked by the explosion of a
bomb, which It Is believed was Intend
ed for use against John P. Rockefel
ler or his son, the authorities found
evidence that Arthur Caron. who was
killed with three others, had used his
npartment as a center for the dlstrl
billion of Inflammatory literature, and
that It was filled with death dealing
A small printing press, revolution
ary' pamphlets and circulars, an elec
tric dynamo, two electric batteries,
cartridges and bits of steel were
among the articles uncovered, which
tend, In the opinion ot the police, to
show an anarchist plot. Thai the
demonstration, halted by the bungling
of some one who was preparing an
Infernal marhlne for Its mission, was
planned against the Rockefeller fain
lly In Tarrytown, Is the theory on
which the authorities are working.
Two of those killed In the wrecked
apartment were prominent agitators
who were to he placed on trial at
Tarrytown on the charges of disorder
ly conduct In connection with the
mourning Inaugurated against John l.
Rockefeller, Jr., as a protest against
his attitude In the Colorado mine
W. J. BURNS.
Famous Datactiva Dropped
by Slsuths' Association.
I'hnio l,y Aineii. in Prrsa Association
People in the News
Joseph chamberlain, former leader
of the Mlitish parliament, died at tril
lion al Ihe gsjf, ol 7H years.
(ii in 1.1I Villa, the rebel ccmuiander,
ban bought a bathtub 111 Chicago at a
tries said lo be i, 'J'he Height
(barges on the tub will amount lo
Dr. My rou Miller of Portland was
nominated t.ir president ot the Amerl
can Institute ot Homeopath) at tin
twentieth annual session held at At
Hear Admiral Charles P Moml has
been named chairman tit the board of
lurvej M huh w ill pill thi' bat)
(im on in sbnpg to bad tin natal pro
',11 through the Panama canal,
I dloliel llinihii eh .ne, 1 from
the Outlook to flghl for pn
I. in and incidentally lo oppo s Presi
ilenl Wilson's policies, vshnb he hl
Marconi, the inventor of the wire
bbs telegraph, hopes to be abb- to
have wireless telephones In use i,,
1 ween New Vork and Wales soon lie
UpeCtfl thai the system will accoinmo
date ;;u0 words a minute
At the end of u rounds. Death
Cross, the Moo Vork dentist, was giv
en ihe decision over Hid" Watsou,
of Kan Diego, In a fast fight
Mrs. Louise Malley, wife of a Mrook
lyu manufacturer, was shot and killed
by an assassin in the office of Dr
Kdward Carman, at Kreeport, N. V.
Police are working on the taOOf) 'hat
the bullet was meant for the physi
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THE POMONA GRANGE
WILL HOLD MEETING
An Address by Mrs. Rob
bins on Domestic Science
OPEN MEETING IN AFTERNOON
The afternoon aesslott of the regu
lar meeting nr the Malheur County
Pomona grange, which Is to be held at
Nyssa. I'Tlday. July 17, will be thrown
open tn the public that all may be
permitted 10 hear Mrs. Robbins. who
will speak on Domestic Science Mrs.
Robbing, who Is connected with the
extension work of the agricultural
college. Is one of th best speakers on
her subject who has ever been heard
In the state and it Is hoped that a large
number will lake advantage of the opportunity-
In the iimmlng at t ho bulnasa meet-Ing.-K.
II. Conkllr, delgatc to (he state
coumhiIoii will give his report.
I'll" ''iiiiinHiti' pro.-ram f"r the af
ternoon is as follows:
Vocal Duet -Mrs. MCarty and Mian
Recitation Ruby Mnrehead.
Domestic Science oiir Mrs. Hob-
Two of Three Men Who Held Up
0.-W. R. & N. Train Cap
tured Near La Grande, i
Pendleton, Or Mhert Meadors and
Clarence Stoner, two of the three
train robbers who held up 0 W. It At
N. train No. near Meacham thn
morning of July 2, were arrested Hat
unlay ulghi about !l o'clock by Deputy
Sin nil ll.ii'lnloi. or l,a (irande.
The leader of the gang, who was
shot and kilbd h Deputy Sheriff
'. e Mr-Duff) at the time of tho
holdup Is Charles Manning, a profes
Mlonal gambler and not Hugh Willi
lie), the notorious outlaw. All tlirei
ot the robbers Were from t'okevllle.
Wyo Manning has u wife and four
children 111 Cokewllc He was a close
I" 1 ii.il tii'inl of both Hugh and
Chariot whiiuc-,, uinie sinner Is a
cousin of the Whitney boys. . - '
When arrested the two train rob
bers were walking along the railroad
track In the direction of I .a (ira:
and l ss than 1'u miles from the so
of the holdup. Neither man was a
ed and they ottered no reslslan
when placed under arrest Tin bad
I M I in 1 ash ami the TM diamond
ring taken from II M. Hoyce, Ihe
Walla Walla brewer, who was a pas
Sanger on the train, and a smaller din
tnoiiii, but the diamonds were throws
WO when they were arrested lo pre
Venl I heir In lilt' Used to conned them
With Ihe holdup
The (apt lie o; Ihe , utile gang ol
robbers within throe dnjra alter Ihe
holdup sets a record for the apprehea
BUM ot train robbers in the west. It
GRAIN YIELD WILL BE LARGE
Wheat Crop of Pacific Northwest Es
timated at 63,000.000 Bushels.
I'm 1 ! md, Or The eai on Is now
tar enough ail need to in
1 a. 1 i-rl.iln tl il the ' real cro
the Paolflc northweel win be safely
gathered, The progrees also is sm-
fb lent to enable grain men to esti-
inai a ii '1 a dei 1 ot 1 lost 111 1 .s the
yields 01 iln- leading grains.
'Ihat the wheal crop of the three
slates will In ak .ill previous records
is 1 oneeil.il by nearly over) gram an
thorny in the northwest The general
estimate now la 11,040,000 bushels for
Oregon, Washington and Idaho.
The crop in these states last year
was almost .",1;, nun, nun bushels, Karlier
in the season grain dealers believed
iln northwest would produce 70,000,
000 bushels of wheat, but It is thought
they overestiiuaied Ihe crop, as is fre
quently done in seasons of gieat prom