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THE ONTARIO ARGUS THURSDAY, JANUARY 7 1915
ARTILLERY PLAYS GREAT
PART IN EUROPEAN WAR
Both the Allies and the German Armies are
Claiming Progress. Is Believed
Little Headway Made
DON! LET YOUR
Opportunity Awaits You
MONEY BURN A HOLE
For Something to Eat
You cannot eat better or feel better
afterwards than by using our
special brands of groceries
those groceries that appeal
to the stomach-that
And easily digested-that leaves no
l5 IN YOUR POCKET!
IMPRESS on the young man who is burning the candle ftt both ends
and who is (pending; his big; salary a fast as he makes it the VALUE
OF A BANK ACCOUNT. Start him on the RIGHT ROAD today.
If he is not hopeless he at once will sec the error of his ways. The opening-
of a bank account has put a stew to many a youth's wild desire to be
a HIGH FLIER.
The Ontario National Bank
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Means Not Only Time But Money.
Do you ever consider how long it takes to travel the distance
from your house to the Doctor and Merchant and what time
you save by telephoning? If your time is worth anything, you
cannot afford to be without a Telephone.
Malheur Home Telephone Co.
At The Moore Hall
Saturday Night January 9
Spectators 25 cents
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FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND ENBALMER
weksonal Attention Given To All Funerals
Promptly Day Or Night
Rome In addition te t nd King
replies of Emperor Wllllaa k M 1 it
George, promising their assist, 'ison-
arranging for an exchange at p ent
ers mho art- iMBBBBta r further. r
ing. Pope H.-iu-lK t RM !-.,:.., oth
satisfactory answers from belligoreu
powcrs to his rt.jii- for uili eg.
BIGHT OH THE M1NDTE
Ha time wasted in wait-
ing for rigs from the Ontario
Livery. Our service is
promptness itself, and our
borses and carriages are
equal in appearance to the
best private outfits. Vehic
les clean, comfortable and
easy gqing, and horses of
the kind that get there.
WITH GREAT BRITAIN
London (.'eminent in the British
press on the situation created by the
American protest against interference
with American shipping continues to
absorb attention. Its tone on the
whole la free from irritation, but there
is a strong disposition to argue the
The past week saw little material
change In the European war situation.
Slight gains have been made by the
allies In Belgium, but nothing has
been accomplished to substantiate a
belief that the allien will be able to
make effective use of their offensive
until they have a greater numerical
superiority over the enemy.
The artillery Is playing the biggest
part along the western front, although
at points there has been close range
fighting In which a few yards have
been gained or lost.
The Hermans deny the French re
port that they have been driven out
of part of the village of Steinbach,
Upper Alsace, which has been the
scene of aangulnary fighting for a
week, the infantry finding cover be
hind the houses.
The situation In Southern Alsace Is
obscure Paris lias claimed Import
ant gains during the week in the fight
for possession of the heights dominat
ing the western road to Muelhausen,
but llerlln denies the French success.
The upper Alsivlnii fighting, In fact.
Is oscillating ho constantly that I'arls
ml llerlln may both he, right. French
progress In the last province, at best.
Is scarcely more rapid than the ad
vance of the til lies In Flanders.
Russia has changed the direction of
her offensive during the week, and
now apparently Is aiming at the cap
ture of H" 'spest Instead of Berlin.
The abandonment of the siege of Cra
cow has been followed by a redistri
bution of tli' czar's forces In Oallcia,
which has resulted during the week
in driving the Austrlans Into the Car
The alteration In Slav strategy has
been caused by the growing difficulty
of developlug any momentum for an
Invasion of Prussia, coupled with the
possibility of a Hungarian campaign
which may produce an antl-Oorman
uprising among the Magyars.
Consequently, Russia's early ambl
tlon to strike at Berlin now seems to
7rtcle Sam Offers
All Americans a Chance
to Feed Star-Ving "Belgium
Arrangements Made For Sending Parcel
Post Packages From Rural Districts.
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HOMELESS BELGIAN WOMEN ON THE WAY TO THE BREAD LINE.
FOB the first time In Its history the postofflce department has been en
listed In a charitable undertaking. From this time forth auy Amer
ican who wishes to give food to the starving people of Belgium has
only to stamp his parcel In the regulur way and send It through the
parcel poet It will go as straight and fast as rail and water will carry It to
the doors of the atarvlug Belgians, ana me uiouey ne uss puiu ior inuij.
will be refunded to the donor by the AmerUuu Commission For Relief In
Belgium, the executive ofHcea of which are at 71 Broadway, New York city.
Seven million people, moetly women, children aud old men. are still shut
op In Belgium industry stopped when the Germane cuine. the money gave
out through the payment of lines aud indemnities; the crops were mainly
rulneU. With the coasts cut off, Belgium, which imports three -quarters of her
fod supply in uoruml times, could imiort no more. Work Is gone, money l
gone; mot lmortaiit of all. food U gone. The German conquerors, who
need all their own supplies to guard against the proposed "siege of Germany '
by the allies, cm. not aud will not feed them. The allies, fearing that the
UermauH will seie any food coming from a hostile source, caunot or will not
f.e.l them. Am tica must feed them or they will starve. There Is no other
wuy Seven million people, until last year the uiont Indufctrious, peaceable
and prosperon- uatlou In Kurope. will go to their graves this winter unless
Ameiiea give.-, as never uatlon gave before.
While B. Igium needs everything, she needs most of all Just food non
pen-.li, ible food which will stand the teat of ocean transportation, muiIi as
gow "f any kind, peas, beans and preserved meats. I !.. donor has only to
pui up hit. L'lft in packages of not less thau twent) II v.- p -..ind-. nor more than
nftv pounds, taniP It In the usual wnj and mall It at the nearest postottire
If the donor adds his uwu name and address, TOGl.THKR WITH TIIK l.KT
TKB "B." the money he has paid for etaapl VUI Imj refunded to him by the
I'ai kagea mailed from OREGON should be iddrawd to Ml Mi ll'AL
DOCK, INC., VOltTLAND, who are OaUaetlBJ SfSBli ftW tui district
have been replaced by the less diffi
cult project of occupying the Hungar
Elsewhere In the east the week has
been quiet. The German army before
Warsaw has not succeeded In advanc
ing within striking distance of the
Polish capital. It has spent the week
In Its trenches, while fnrther north
the Russians have prevented the Ger
man East Prussian army from moving
toward the Vistula.
There have been engagements on
the Hivers Bzura and Itawka, in Po
land, but seemingly the Germans are
no nearer Warsaw than they were a
week ago. They have begun offen
sive operations In the direction of
Klelce, one of the largest towns of
southern Poland, which doubtless has
for Its object the holding up of the
Russian advance through Galltia on
Another attempt on the part of the
Germans to advance from Mlawa to
divert the Russian threat to outflank
their center by crossing the lower Vis
tula, northwest of Warsaw, has been
checked by the Russians.
According to Petrograd reports, the
Russians continue to sweep the Aus
trlans westward along the southern
Oallclan railway toward Grybow and
Neusauilec and out of the northern
foothills of the Carpathians. The
Muscovites also are credited with hav
Ing organised a now campaign against
Hungary, advancing In four columns
along the mountains This, It Is said,
will not he like previous raids, but
will be a regular Invasion.
The destruction of the British bat
tleshtp Formidable during the week
demonstrated anew the remarkable
ability, from a naval standpoint, of the
Oermans, coupled at the same time
with emphasis on the comparatively
unimportant results achieved. The
British admiralty's refusal to declure
where the Formidable went down
probably Is due to the apparent fact
that the disaster occurred off Ports
McCoy Brothers, Grocers
LITERACY TEST REMAINS
IN IMMIGRATION BILL
Senate Passes Measure by Vote of 50 to 7
Despite Attitude of President Wilson
Who May Veto.
Washington.- The Immigration bill,
containing the restrictive literacy test
for admission of aliens which has been
the obstacle In Immigration ISflBtBl
legislation for the greater part of two
national administrations, passed the
Semite by a vote of 50 to 7.
The overwhelming majority was re
corded despite the fact that President
Wilson had Indicated ho would veto
the measure, as did President Taft.
If It should come to him with the edu
catlonal teat Included.
The vote In the aenate Indicated
that the bill could be repassed by
more than the required two thirds ma
Jorlty should the president reject the
measure. Senators who voted against
the bill were. Ilrandogce, Met 'umber,
Marline. OOormau, Ransilell, Red
The bill passed the house on Feb
ruary 4 last by a vote of 1MI to 12.
Although the senate amended the
house bill in several particulars, the
literacy test was unaltered, save for
an additional exemption to Belgian
RUSSIA REPORTS THE
GERMANS HAVE TAILED
Russian and (icrinan Dis-
putches of Conl radic
lAindon. Complete rallure of tne
(ierman campaign of the Four Rivers
which has constituted a Ioiik series of
battles ou the luura. Rawka, Pillca
and Nlda, with BBS losses, is re
ported In dispatchcH received from I'e
trograd They contradict the li. lilu
contention, that the (ieiinan advance
Austrian reports of a repulse or the
Russians in Uulicia are also contra
dieted by the Petrograd dispatches
A Petrograd dispati h to Reuter's
Telegram company saya:
"In the opinion of experts here, thH
battle ot the four rivers, as the long
series of engagements ou the llzura,
Rawka, Pillca and Nida is popularly
known, may be considered ended
"Not only have the (ieruians and
Austrlans failed to advame ou the
Russian north and south line, roughly
lyiug irom the Vistula to Warauw,
Klelce and Pimzow, but everywhere
nave been repulsed with IMBVJ losses
and the attacks now proceeding may
he eoiistrin d as an effort to gain tine
pending new operations
"Hy the occupation of Kremeiis, Ze
til. n Sent! and itadautz. in lluko
wlna on the Roumanian Irontler, Kus
sia not only holds the strategical rail
way line connecting Hukowiua with
in Oalicia and Hungary, but Is
within loo miles of Hungary o ei .ay
basses ot the wooded ' 'ariiatlnmis."
Mr. and Mrs. Paul CtvoU left 'lues
day for l.os Angles CaHforni for a vh
it with relatiw V M.u .. I
lar as Pocatello where she will viait
subjects which was adopted after pro
House leaders were confident sen
ate amendments would be a pted.
Featuree of Immigration Bill.
In general persons over 14 shall he
required to be able to read Kngllah or
some language or dialect, lucludtug
Fxceptlon to literary test Is made
of Belgian fanner-, who come to the
United States wllhln one year after
the end of the present Kuropean war
Persons fleeing from religious per
eerutlon alao eirepted.
Admissible alien may aend for fath
r or grandfather over 55. or for wife,
mother, gruiidmother or unmarried or
Mowed daughter, though such rela
tive tuny be Illiterate.
I'nl camlsts excluded
Persons of African race or negro
excluded list extended to take In
vagrants, the tuber, nloiis ami persons
who tench or advocate unlawlui It
struct ion of property.
HELD IN NEW YORK
Accused of Using Fraudu-
lent Passports to (iet
New York Accused of using fraud
uleut passports, four (ierman army of
ficers were arrested and taken from
the steamer llei ,i nsfyord bouud for
The men were arraigned together
with Carl Rouile and John m her of
Brooklyn bafoca OsjeaastaatoBef Hough
ton, charged with attempting to de
fraud the federal government hy fraud
uU-iil use ot passports
I he men taken from the ship gave
their names as Arthur Wllhelm Sache.
a reservist and lieutenant in the Cer
man army, now living at I'elhain man
or, New York. Walter Miller, August
Meyer aud Harmon Uermer, the three
latter from Chile
The arrests followed a campaign
against fake passports growing out of
the Carl l.ody ease in which he was
shot as a spy In the tower of London
Tile stale department has issued strln
cnt passport regulations since then
Pasting or Paring.
Does one peel or pare a potato?
There la authority for the contention
that raw potatoes are pared, while po
tatoes boiled with their Jackets on
may be peeled It Is a tine distinction.
but logical You pare a thing by Utk
lug a knife and removing Its outer In
tegument, together with some of the
substance of the thing Itself. Hut to
peel an apple or a potato or a cusu of
sunburn yon stile IS "Iremly loosen
ed Integument Itself and simply strip
it off-It's haul to put It Into words.
hot you se.- how It Is. don't you'f
Cleveland Plain Healer.