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About The Ontario Argus. (Ontario, Or.) 1???-1947 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 7, 1915)
THE ONTARIO ARGUS THURSDAY, JANUARY 7 1915
THE ONTARIO ARGUS
PLAN TO PR01ECT
PUBLISHED BVRKY THUKBDAY
Entered in the pontoffice at Ontario,
mails aa second-claas matter.
An Agricultural Problem
The great agricultural problem of this country is the
markets. We can grow quantities and of excellent qual
ity. Our soil is apparently everlasting in fertility and the
water supply abundant. The crops are or can be raised
economically and scientific knowledge is being introduced
to aid in this matter.
Hut our markets are very unsatisfactory. Associations
have been formed to handle the market question in cer
tain lines such as fruit, honey, etc., and men have worked
at it independently, but the field has been scarcely touch
ed. Look at the amount of fruit and vegetables that has
gone to waste this year and also the hay that remains un
sold. If the boosters of the county who have been doing
a great work in bringing in settlers could solve the problem
of markets so that the farmers could dispose of his produce
in a profitable manner their work would be easier, in fact
would be a success. The short cut to deyelopement in this
country is good-marketa,
Unite On Warm Springs Project
"United we stand," was never practiced more opportunly
or more completely than by the present delegation from
Malheur County to the irrigation congress assembled at
Portland. Last week representatives from Nyssa, Vale ami
Ontario mtl in the city ball at Ontario in I gtVtO-fetbtf
movement ami in perfect harmony unamimoUilv agreed 00
the thiofi they ihoold ask and favor at the irrigation 0OO
great, They thoroughly outlined their method of proced
ure tod decided on 1 coarse of action which they should
follow, irrespective of which town it would most benefit.
They agreed to drop past smnitiet ami join foroei t" secure
t ndorsement the Warm Spring! Reservoir project by
the irrigation oongross.
it was a time !r COnocrted action ami the fact that Mal
heur County is represented by about fifty delegate! is am
ple proof that the greater jmd has been made the common
MUSS. Thil united effort ami strength ihould always he
the aim of the county. If every town or community would
drop its Jealousies and lelflshnesi and get into the harnesi
end pull for Malheur County, a greal ohange would be ef
fected, Instead of reaping the memorial of leoret plotting
tor probable factorial and the like, for their own little city,
they would be enjoying the pleasnrei ami proAti of the
real thing if all worked together. Team work gain- more
than Individual effort There aw enough thing needed in
this COUnty to go around, so what is the OSS of lighting
over who shall have them ami thereby putting off development.
Here's Where We Stand In Regard to Keep
ing This Town a Clean Place to Live In!
PUBLICITY ih lit io sure .are for DOfOKAUTT.
VICB CANNOT THRIVt WHEN THE SPOT LIGHT 18
THROWN ON IT.
TBI BOMB BBW1PAPBB assi !' Is smcrvt the
morals of a OOBUnunitj tSSS BBJ other iial' factor.
A HABITUAL ATTENDANT IN THE COURTS FEARS PUBLIC
ITY MORE THAN THE POSSIBILITY OF BEING FINED. PUB
LICITY IS THE PREVENTIVE OF VICE.
Tins BOMB HBWlPaPBB sicaM lessbt the unalloyed
support of tBt citi.'on who " auxiou to ujhft the moral of our
Tali sascaaei eetai ssal i bsb4 eitk tat churches in all
worthy sfforU to mak' tins community a bettor Blast. It supports
nil movements Uoding to improve condition
The churches, l he citizens i"d the jiress should 00-eBSfStS u
making tin a clean town in which to live, in which to bring up
Kvon BBS should read tins newspaper. Kvory BBS should iwaist
in ridding ''" town of all I oral of uuuiorality.
It would lie BS89 Is oi'iii a SBBabUBf CSS on the principal
street of Um town wore it not for the publicity that would he t
corded tuch an undertaking. Illicit wlliag of intoxicatinf Uqasn
would ho SBSJ BOW t not for publicity. Other nauseous forms
of vioa would thrive vera it sot for fsei el publicity.
YOU CAN HELP MAKE THIS A BETTER PLACE IN WHICH TO
LIVE, A FAR BETTER HOME FOR OUR CHILDREN, BY COR
DIAL CO OPERATION WITH THIS NEWSPAPER. YOU CAN
POINT OUT WHERE VICE EXISTS. THIS NEWSPAPER WILL
FOCUS PUBLIC ATTENTION TOWARD EVIL SURROUNDINGS.
PUBLIC SENTIMENT WILL THEN BE AROUSED. NO INSTITU
TION IS STRONG ENOUGH TO OVERCOME 'UBLIC SENTIMENT.
V. ritOMZE THE lU'Ml I'Al'l'.U'
Oreiron, for trtnsmissioa tliriinnh the
State Land Board Asked to
Withdraw Big Law
flalem A tentative proposition wif
made to the state land board to have
the state withdraw proceedings for re
covery of 20.000 of the 80,000 acres In
volved In the Hyde-Benson dummy
frauds, upon the payment of $3.60 an
acre by the Innocent purchasers. The
consent of the government Is neces
sary before the state can carry out the
A report of the purchasers asserted
that they had secured the school
tracts tn good faith, and that to push
the suit to recover title would be to
Inflict a hardship on them. Some of
the tracU have passed through sever
al hands, it Is said.
MEETS IN BOISE
Republicans Pick Connor
for Speakership of
niM. The republican majority
house caucus was deadlocked over the
speakership for 14 votes, none of the
three candidates. Peter O. Johnston,
of Illngham county; A. H. Conner, of
Homier county, and C. R. Koetsch, of
Ada county, having received the 17
votes needed to control the caucus
On the 26th ballot Conner was eteeted.
David Hurrell, of American Falls,
was elected lilef clerk of the house,
and Storey buck, of Lewlston, assist
ant chief clerk
The democratic senators elected K.
M I'UKinlre of Hear Lake count), lead
er of CM minority.
The republican senatorial and ma
jority caucus resulted In the elect ion
of Senator John Hart, of Mainnn. proa
Idenl pro tcin of the senate, and Sle
I'uun I). Taylor, of Honners Kerry, m
r.tury. Other Important attaches
. t. .1 wen :
Engrossing clerk, Hossle von llor
t. ii Ada county; assistant engrossing
clerk. Krankle K. Smith, Hiiighaui
county; enrolling clerk. Jessie K War
rlngton. Twin Kalis county, assistant
enroling clerk, llessle M MM Ada
uty. chaplain, D. II Jones. Ada
county; sergeant at anus, S r Kisk.
Canyon cni.nl . assistant s.
arms. J. W. Jones, .l.-fferson count v.
doorkeeper, A A Tuckey, Hnnncvillc
OOttBtyi janitor. James Haley, Cassia
county, panes. I'cter Johnston and L
Murder and Suicide After Funeral.
I.owislon The bodies of Krank La
rue and his wife, a bullet hole In the
right temple ol each, were found hero
in Hi. apartments of Larue at the
horn.- ol Mrs Mary L. Sullivan. At
the coroner s Inquest the Jury return
4 .i verdict that Larue had shot his
mi. iii the uic.lit with a Jl caliber re
volvcr an. I llien committed suicide.
Tin- tuueral of the 3 months old child
of the Larue, was held the day be
The body of Mrs Larue was com
plctelv attired and its posture illdl
cate.l that she was murdered while
she knell at the bedside Larue's body
was Ivtug on the bed and a revolver
was toun.l within several Inches ol
TAX DECISION MUDDLES
Shoshone Official Refuese to be Bound
By Order of County Heade.
Wallace The decision of Judge
Woods of the district court holding
.pedal school tax levies lu excess of
Me mills oid, which was followed
by an order of the count) commls
sioners reducing the levies lu seveu
dependent districts In the county to
that amount, has caused complica
tions The reductions amount to several
thousand dollars and made a reduc
lion ot :i4 mills lu the aggregate levy.
Miss Kathryn O Hourke. tax collect
or lias retused to be bound by the or
der ot the board The tax collector
was a defendant in the suit of the
RttUadB Timber company against the
OOUBl) and its otin.rs to prevent the
oollection of aa 11 mill school tax lu
dislint No If BB fine creek
A.vordiuK to the lax lollector she
aM ii.wi- s.iwd with summons or
other notice in the suit and was not
repreaeaWd bafoN the conn whenthe
inaiui- came on for hearing Kfl Dl
flctal nonce has 0000 rOCOlVOd b) the
ia collector Of IbO boards action in
rodOOiaf the lOVtaa Of IBB service Bj
j j; !'. DCBVof tfUvt the yiib
Malheur Mercantile Co.
Ontario, - - Oregon
kliow ledge she has of the action It
the same as any other person of the
Approximately three fourths of the
taxes of the s hoot districts affected
lllle lnell paid
The tax collector Is segregating the
taxes coll. -cted In excess of the rive
nulls and IBst amount will be deposit
Bi with the proprr officials to await
the out. .'III.'
Sleuthe' Bill is Proteeted.
Ballaie The sleuths employed by
county officials to ferret out alleged
kamlliiiK names lu tills clt and who
wer' allowed I.e. lor uieir irrmrp
bv the board of county commissioners
are confronted with a lenal battle to
secure possession of their mone
Walter H Hanson and James A.
Wayne, taxpayers, have decided to ap
peal from the order of the county com
mlssloners In allowing the bill and
the county auditor has been notified
.. A...l . tl 1- .......A.iM
thai If he turns the county warrant
over to the Thiel Detective association
of Spokane, lu whose favor the war
rant Is drawn and who furnished the
.ervlces. he will do so on his own re
sponslblllty. This has stopped the de
livery of the warrant.
W- If.'ms feathered Overit,mbe
. - .
Oregon lellOI Mel-
Butldlog permits Issued by the city
of Salem during the year totaled $268
A carload of flour Is to be Klamath
county's donation to the Helglan relief
lrrigatlonlsts from all over Oregon
leathered at the Imperial hotel in Port
land Thursday, for the fourth annual
session of the Oregon Irrigation Con
The Ashland sub station of the Ore
gon California Light & I'ower Com
pan . situated across Hear Creak, out
sul. the city limit, was burned with
a loss of $15,000.
A special short course for the teach
ers of OrOfOB whose terms of school
end early ha- BIOS announced by the
OfOSOB Normal lohOOl at Monmouth.
to.coiuiueii;...' on A'.'il a.
This is the time of
year to purchase
Our stock is very
large and complete
and prices much
us show you.
I'ress Lewis, presl.'ient ol the tlranil
Honde Cash company of la Grande.
wus admitted to $oimi hotul following
his arrest at Hurley, Idaho, on a
chaw speclfyliig ISIBSBJ DJ bailee.
The completion of the new Jl'-'."""
h,Kh a,.no ror Ti,e Dulles, which will
be rcadv for occupancy February 1,
will give that ity the best an I :mst
coinpl. -t.- .du.atln.ial building of its
class In the state of Oregon.
Ml pawnbrokers and secondhand
de..i. is of LB Orainlt must keep a rec-
on ()f n ur,i-es purchns'ed or other
i wi,. ,.(lnlred. the ordinance beltiK the
n..(ult ,)f pn, idieMnn which was re-
ported In the lasl few months.
ti. . ...i.RiM. in I'olU conn-
ty has been Increased greatly this has notified the county commission
fall by the pluming of many young . era of MbHSBBMB BBBBM tSBf no pro-
I -.ii .. - as als l eft.. on Unu
trees In each ot the prune districts, vision u ueeii i.m.ie ... .no i .vW
1 according to a recent survey of the . for the payment by t!ie stale of tt
j various sections of the county. MO Interest 'or the first year on the
Kxtensive plans have been made BfllMIMII aOBi Issue of that county.
the folk I'MiiMt. Association for the I'nder the law the county Is to pro-
I e,Knth amum i,ow which will be held
in rt.ii... i.unar. la io 9ft .ml 21.
Numerous cash prues. a number of 1 1 " provide the aunual Interest on
valuable ribbons and eight silver cups , the bonds Just what complications
are among the prliea offered. I ' rl'je B a result of the oversight
Howard B Woods, manager of the "o one la able to predict.
Welnhard Ice and storage plant at 8. G. BsWSBBi state superintendent
Springfield, was arrested In that city, Si banks, In a supplement to his blen
charged with violating the state white '' report, announces that bit de
slave act. He Is accused of transport partment will turn back Into tho state
Ing two women from Eugeue to treasury fSttUI Bf the appropriation
SjslaitllH for Immoral purposes. Iff 1314 He also announces that if
George Moar, one of the oldest pio- ' a BaM now being considered to turn
neers of Yamhill county, died at the BtW ill the banking business of state
home of his sister In Lafayette, on De- dc urtmente. Including the filing of ar-
r 29 Mr Moar was born at La-
fayette on December 26. 1851 He was
e 80n of OtivSf and Hester Moar,
pioneers of 1845, and one of a family
of nine children
The fees of the motor vehicle de
partment of the state totaled 177,591
' for ,ou act.ordlng t0 a rport of Sec
retary of State Olcott. Feee are paid
for registrations of dealers, chauf
feurs, motor vehicles and motorcycles.
In 1913, they totaled $56,873, making
the gain for 1914 $20,719.
According to data assembled by Col
onel Laws. .a. warden of the state pen-
I ttentiary, life termers have been
received at the institution tlnce It was
established in ISM and to the total
Multnomah couuty has contributed
the greatest number, 51, and Marion
county the second largest. 15.
That the action of the slate hoard of
health In attempting to remove Dr.
J. A. Van Hrakle, an osteopath, as
health officer of Clackamas county,
was illegal, was the decision of the
supreme . our? tn an opinion by Jus
lice Bean The court affirms the fnul
iujjs of Circuit Judge TBirtbaJJ
The new year found all stale Instl
tutlons and departments, excepting
those having coiitlnuliiK appropria
tions, penniless, and they will remain
In that condition until the legislature
comes to tin ir rescue. It I spcclfl
rally provided that money approprl
aieu n me mm nini as. ..,..., ......
not be used nt.r January 1. ami I
a result, a number of the Institutions
nd departments will find themselves
in the unhappy position of Impov.r
Ishlng theim-lvo for the benefit of
the general fund.
Hecause of an oversight of the fram-
ers ft the la.s providing for an inter-
connecting Portland and
Vancouver, the state
vide Oregon s share of the expense of
i bulldlug the structure and the stato
He ee or incorporation oi uau... uuw
filed with the corporation depart
ment, to his department, It would be
sell-supporting The receipts, not In
eluding the appropriation of $10,00(1
for 1914. totaled $12.655. 45 or $2,856.67
more than lu 111$.
Selved the Myetery
The late Sir Edwin Durulug-Law-reoce,
famous for bis theories that Ba
con wrote Shakespeare's works, used
to tell this story against himself. On
one occasion, talking on his favorite
subject to an old lady, he impressed
on her us tlual proof the "fact" that
SbakesHare could not write hit owo
name, let alone the playa "Oh. I tee!''
the old lady said. "I quite tgree with
you now. Sir Edwin. You mean that
he dictated them!"
Hans Andersen's Great fear.
Hans Andersen, the great Danish
writer, vat an excessively nervout
muu. and he had a very great fear of
being burtod ullve. So great was Oils
dread that every night when he went
to I...1 he would place by his bedside a
lai., piece of paper on which waa
writteu. "I am only apparently dead."