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THE ONTARIO ARGUS THURSDAY, JANUARY 7 1915
MORE BOYS THAN
GIRLS ARE BORN
City Physician Dr. H. H.
Whitney Reports for
Dr. U. H. Whitney, City Physician,
report that during thp year 1!M4 in
Ontario there were 82 births of which
42 were male and 40 females, and
30 deaths, 20 of which were males and
Dr. Whitney also Flutes that the
city was very trco from infectious dis
eases, thereby keeping up its record
as a hriilthy plan' in whii h to live. TlM
new sewerage system undoubtedly hns
a largo plaOl in keeping out disease,
an also hai the method of oiling the
Streets. Contagious childhood di M I
were almost unknown, wlmh is re
markable in I city of this MM
it Physician's Report, I'M t.
Births- 42 males; 40 females.
Deaths 20 males; 10 females.
Thro deaths only were caused by
ncute MWCllMM o( which typhoid
claimed two, and pneumonia. 0M
Ontario, as usual, has suffered vrry
little from the acute contusions dis
ease of childhood and has shown the
same general record of healthfulii'
for the pust ycurH as always.
H. H. WHITNKY,
The regular meeting of the Malheur
County Pomona grunge will be hel.l
Saturday, January It! nt the ltoulev:ml
I range Hall. In the morning the MM
lar business session will be held. At
the afternoon session, which will be
open to the public, the following pro
gram will be given:
Piano solo Mrs. A. M. Johnston
Lessons From the Com Contest. . . .
W. It. Shinn
Heading Miss Childers
Ixical KffecU of the New Ilunking
l,aw A. I.. Cork rum
Piano solo Mrs. Larson
Important Matters Before the Na
tional Grange H. Harland
Heading E. I' Conklin
Song J. Wallace
"The High Cost of Living, Are
Prices of Farm Products Too
OLSON GETS FIFTH
PLACE IN BIG RACE
l.. Q, Ol en took fifth plaea In the
1 in,.,- .a, , , Portl mi
on ,ln I ,. ii I.. n riders
if ll tia Ing
i and two having'
of It TO
I M nf marking is one that
tends to gii credit to the inacliine and
skill of ii . i ,'i r A certain number
of point- eiv l;d.en off for be;ng too
late or ton -:il s at the checking sta
tion, for Itent or bioken parts to the
nun bine, for gearing being loose or
am putt lost, for failure of both cy
linder to fire and the ruler wis dis
qualified for cutting corners, for vm
lilting speed l.iw.s. for open oxli.til.st or
for chnmring sealed parts.
The fir t five men finished :i fol
lows: Archie Kife. on a llarle David
son, score HUM). Fd Harreth, in an F
celsior. hi ore IM0 Iteit II ittLL-i l . an
l.i ton. oiv 100(1; Fd Iteli t -ki. on
a Thor. score 1000; ami L. (I. Olson,
The roads were extremely bad and
a heavy cold rain with wind fell for
the first :t or 4 hours. No serious acci
dents V.OIV reported despite the con
ONTARIO BOASTS 22
CLUBS EOR WOMEN
There are in Ontario twent twO
i lub-. for women, some for worn n ex-
iIumvoI.v, while some an for bot men
:ind women Thee chilis were i gan
' , d to supply tin needs for S, i i.il ac
tivities. Sone clubs ure for leligious
purposes, soin, for educational, some
for charity, and onio for socal pur
poses, while others take up several of
the above Bftivit
Among the churches (here uie the
Congregational I adies' Aid, the Meth
odist I .-idi,--' Aid tlie Episcopal Guild,
the Lades' Missionary S.x'icty "f the
Presbyterian lunch and lie Women's
Christian T mparoUM I nion All
are doing .1 much need
k 1 ing for th poor ;ind the
' "i spr, adlng the Chrl tian
1 'i tie ctUM of ti mparoiuo
MASTER OE IDAHO
GRANGE IS CONING
H. Harland Will Meet With
Malheur County Grange
H. Harland, master of the Idaho
State grange, who has just returned
from the meeting of the National
gTMIMJ) will be one of the speakers at
the meeting of the Malheur County
Pomona grange to be held Saturday,
January 16, at the Boulevard Grange
hall. Mr. Harland hns taken an active
part in shnping the plnns of the Na
tional grange and is Intimately famil
iar with the great plans for the future.
Lew realize the great work the
grange is carrying on, the field of
operations being so remote, but the
effects me ol vital importance to all
fnrmors. The legislative committee
Of the Nationnl grange is now working
for a system of rurnl credits that will
remove from the great farming indus
try the burden of unjust interest rates
it hns so long borne. That it may he
able to sec ore the pnssngc of some
rejisnnuble mensure is the belief of the
(ommittee, nlthough probably not flar
ing the present session of congress.
That the committee's influence will be
fi It is guaranteed by the results of its
work in the past, when it secured the
passnge of such measures as the In
terstate Commerce commission, Rural
Free Delivery, Parcel Post, und other
important measures in the face of
Mr. Mm land will speak in the after
noon at the open meeting to which the
public is most cordially invited to
MM and learn what the grange is
doing for the farmers of the country.
Bishop Paddock Coming.
The lit. Itev. Robert L. Paddock. D.
I) , Bishop of the Episcopal church in
the District of Kastern Oregon, will
make his annual visitation for confir
mation to the Ontario mission next
Sunday evening. Services and sermon
by the bishop will be held in Odd Fal
lows' hall at 7:H0, to which all are cor
dially invited. The bishop has recent
ly recovered from an attack of ner
vous prostrution which Iniil him up
for several months, und his many
friends here will be glud to greet him
ROLLER SKATING RINK
IN MOORE GROTTO
A roller skating rink 0I opened
in tin- Moon QrotM ImI Saturday
umiei i In- management of the Moore
Hotel with ieo. Brad HI dMffl M
In open I roin I to Ii p. iii. an, I from 7
lo 10 p. in. every ilay exiipt Sunday.
I'Ih' putureMUf scenery ami good
floor makes an idi ul place for a rink
and many skaters are tuking advan
tage ul tile oppul (Units
Among the bulges there are the Slur
Cbaper, Pythian Sister-, Itebckahs,
Artisans. Cherry Circle und Good Will
Club. These societies carry on fra
ternal work, even of tl'.i -m iM'ing bene
In iar organizations, while the last
named, the Good Will Club, is a su
'eiKil work , veral ol' them being bene
Lodge, whose purpose is to cure foi the
sick and the poor
Among the housewives the following
so. 11 ties flOUl 1 ll and .ml them in their
1 nil 01-gnnuutiou, from the Rebekah
Club, for sewing and embroidery work;
the S. and C Club for sewing; the
Clover Club for embroidery, ami the
needle Craft, for embroidery.
There are throe curd clubs, namely:
The Carnation Club, the liridge Club
and the Sdver Bridge Club.
Then there is tin- Ontario Woman's
Club, whose purpose is to promote the
highest interests of the city und of
the club members Along this line they
aave accomptiahad the building of the
Ontario Public 1 ibrary an u hievi
ment of whnh they may well be proud.
The I ibrary Hoard Club is a part of
the Woman's i lub and its purpose is to
look after the library.
The Musi, Club is nn organization
whose purpose i- the study of music,
its !ustor and COMJJMMVi They ren
der a musical program at every meet
The Social' ' ty Committee of the
Commercial t 'ub consists of a member
from even club in Ontario and its
purpose is to co operate with the
Commercial Club for the advancement
of the Mflal condition.- of the city
and tbeii activities are boing,,P'tieod
in mam v a
l'l.eii the above it can be seen that
the women of Ontario are not content
to let the world go on any old wa
hut atv determined to leave their im-
Upon thl .,!' history.
FIRST PRIZE CORN WINNER
TELLS HOW HE RAISED IT
E. L. Tate, Who Carried off the Sweepstakes, Writes In
teresting Article For the Argus. Gives Careful
Description of Methods Employed.
In accordance with our statement in use a cultivator with large shovels to was convened Monday by Judge Dol
lost week's issue we are herein pub- ridge up the corn as best I could, this ton Biggs to enable the grand jury to
jshing a report from another of the
nine most successful corn raisers of
the county. This report from E. L. root-pruning. On account of the size on Monday, January 11th. With the
Tate, the sweepstakes winner of the of the corn cultivation had to cease county jail full and overflowing with
county, abounds in scientific knowl-j ut this time. prisoners, and numerous others out on
edge of agriculture aid should be read About ten days Inter, when the ears bail, besides the new cases which will
by every fanner in the county. , had begun to shoot, water was turned come before it. the grand jury is likely
How I Grow My Ma Acre of Corn, ion for the first time. On account of to have a very busy session.
This corn was grown on land that the flat condition of the ground, a' The grand jury consists of the fol
lies been under cultivation about eight large head of water was used and lowing persons: J. M. Duncun, Ar
rears. Being seeded to nlfalfa the I turned off M soon as it reached thelcnjaf farmer; T. J. Bro.snan, Ontario,
first year and remaining in alfalfa for lower end of the field. The corn was farmer; Geo. Darr, Ontario; G. H.
six years the ground was then plowed ! much better at the upper end of th J Ricker. farmer, Riverview; It. H. De
and sown to wheat and r-.reied to al-j field when the ground was thoroughly Armond, Vali , farmer; W. B. Eaton,
falfa. After one year the ground was wet than at the lower end of the field Brogan, hotel keeper; H. A. Miller,
plowed in the late full, plowing about 'where the rows were not allowed to'farmor Snake River,
four and one-half inas using a Two- "sub" imi.Ii for fear of watering the I jn tnr, rues of Stute of Oregon vs.
Way Oliver plow. The ground Ml upper end too much. Three irrigations p-ar (ox p Cage and others, in
marked and watered about the last were given at intervals of ten days. ' ,j,trd nt the last term of court for
week in April. This was the last work to be done on horse stealing in the Succor Creek
After ten days the ground was thor-' the field until the corn was husked for ro,mtry, the defendants entered pleas
oughly disced with a disc hnrrow ami the Malheur ( ounty Corn (arnival
harrowed twice with u smoothing har-1 The ground wus mensured by, and
row leuving the ground in very fine the husking and weighing were super
shupe for planting corn. The corn was ' vised by Mr. Kingman of Kingman
planted ubout May ISth ut a depth I Kolony, and Mr. Wm. It. Shinn, Mal
of 24 inches and immedintely har-heur County Agriculturist. When
rowed with n spring tooth hnrrow, the husked, weighed, nnd the shelling test
teeth being set deep to remove all nl- made, the corn showed the magnificent
fnlfa roots possible. After planting yield of 121. AT bushels to the acre
and when the corn was nicely sprouted thereby winning the sweepstakes prize
the ground was thoroughly harrowed at the Corn Show held at Ontario, No-
with a smoothing harrow.
Cultivation commenced when the
corn was about three inches righ. The could be desired on account of the
first two times the cultivation was seed being bought shelled and there
done with n three gang cultivator. At fore not able to test each individual
this time a very heavy hail and rain ' ear. Seed was gathered from the
storm damaged the corn very badly field about the 18th of September for
cutting the leaves to shreds and do- next year's crop. The earliest mutur
stroying all hope of u large crop. Still ing ears from good strong stalks ubout
having faith in the strong quality of six or seven feet in height were select
our Big Bend soil and the sunshine of ed for next year's crop. Ears with
Malheur County cultivation was con- short shunks about 3's feet from the
turned as though nothing had hup- ground, and keeping close to the stund
pened. The next cultivation com-!ard type of Silver Mine, the variety
menced as soon as the ground was dry
enough to work with a one horse four-
teen tooth cultivator so as to loosen the
soil and retain all of the moisture pos-
sible. This was followed by a three
gang cultivator aa aoon as possible.
The ground being very flut I hud to
Brings to you vast quantities of Ladies'
Suits, Coats, Wool Dresses, Millinery,
Mens' and young Mens' Suits and Over
coats at unequalled under-prices for the
next Ten Days.
Her Last Wero.
"Htie ought to drop dead for the aw
ful Ilea she's telling." auld the plaintiff
excitedly. Itsteulug to Uiu witness for
"lHm't ssy that," admonished the
"Htie ought," repented the plaintiff.
"Don't say that again!" warned the
"Well, 1 won't, but ti ought."
Bottlers Organist for Protection.
Corvallis Owners of bottling works
huudliuK oU.i waters of all kinds In
Woodlniru. Salem Mhaay, Conullts.
BUgOM uiul Mc.Miuii. llle held a me.i
lua here and OfganUod themselves In
lo the Willamette Valley Holtlcr' OS
MM latioll. Walter SU'iu. of S.iiem.
Su.-. iloclod pi'o.sidoiit, H A Nelson,
of Ail.iuy. vlce-preaideat und Dau Al-
lts o. Salem, secreui) treasurer.
being done with much fear of damage
to the corn on account of the severe
vember 11 and 12, 1014.
The stand of corn wus not all that
' grown, were the only ones selected
The corn was then hung on the rafters
where it hnd a good circulation of air,!
resulting in the best and dryest seed
'corn I have ever had.
I EVERETTE L. TATE,
NEW FARM COURSE
HAS BEEN OPENED
Corvallla Hurautng their policy of
tttkiiiK the college to the people." the
extension service of the Oregon Agrl
cultural College will conduct a series
of itinerant schools during the early
days of the new year They opened
Tiu s, lay, January I with .1 four-day
session at Creawell. where the ex
perls of the extension service and
some of the regular Instructors of the
oollege sim' demonstrations and 11
B l ONTARIO BVflP
fW, OREOONJ I
I MM ' ' " M aMM
MANY CASES BEFORE
THE CIRCUIT COURT
Jail is Full and Many Out
on Bail. Grand Jury
is in Session.
An adjourned term of Circuit Court
make investigations preceding the
regular term of court, which begins
of not guilty on Monday, and request
ed separate trials. The defendants
will he tried next week.
Judge Biggs called the Law Docket
on Monday, and the cases appeared in
the following condition:
W. A. Ehlcrs va. C. C. Robinson,
passed pending settlement.
C. L. Mason vs. D. K. Worsham,
passed until Jnmiury 11th.
Catherine L. Shehan vs. Vale Oregon
Land & Irrigation Co., passed pending
hearing before Secretary of Interior.
M. A. Camp vs. F. H. Caldwell,
passed, pending service.
Emory Cole vs. Chas E. Herron et
Ben t. Pettingill vs. Hugh R. In
ness et al., passed.
S. A. Hobson vs. J. O'Connor et al.,
et for trial January nth
J. W. Corson vs. C. W. Thebaud,
C. C. Wilson vs Dr. J. J. Sarazin,
action for $10,000 damages for alleged
slander, standing on motion to strike
A. E. Wade vs. A. J. Hugdale et al.,
action in replevin, dismissed on mo-
tion of plaintiff.
G. M. Roberts vs. C. 0. Thomas, set
for triul Junuury 11th.
fl. W. Hayes vs. Perry Maupin,
judgment by default for plaintiff.
U. S. National Bank vs. F. W. Cum
mings and Emory Cole, set for trial
before court on January 5th.
Malheur County Bank vs. F. Clair
born, C. C. Wilson withdrew as attor
ney for defendant, and judgment tor
plaintiff by default.
A. E. Wade vs. A. J. Hagdale. ap
peal from Justice Court, Nyssa Dis
trict, continued for term on motion of
Butterfield Implement Co., vs. S. L.
Ball, judgment for plaintiff entered
E. R. Aterton vs. A. A. Wright and
M. Townsend and judgment by default
M. Twonscnd and judgment by default
entered airainst A. A. Wright.
Allen-Wright Furniture So., vs. W.
iWL owe go nJ WXj
TO BE AIDED FREE
Oregon State Federation of
Women's Clubs Writes
County Superintendent Fay Clark
has received on appeal from the Ore
gon State Federation of Women's
Clubs, asking her to tell their hospital
committee about any crippled children
in this county who could be aided by
n state-wide organization to furnish
free medical treatment of the most
modern scientific kind in all cases
where the family income is not suffi
cient for expensive consultation with
The Federation, which includes a
hundred women's clubs in nil pnrts of
the state, asks anyone who knows of a
little victim of nn accident, of spinal
meningitis, of infantile paralysis, of
tuberculosis in the bones or joints, or
any other crippling cnuse, to write the
details of the case to Mrs. Millie R.
Trumbull, Secretary Child Welfare
Commission. 250 ' Third Street, Port
The club women maintnin that these
little cripples, besides being the most
pitiful of all cases of helplessness, and
besides being entirely without organ
ized assistance in contrast with the
great state institutions which enre for
the denf, the blind, the feeble-minded
and even the delinquent, are also the
most curable if treated in time, and
the most able when so treated to make
good, strong, useful citizens instead
of charges on public charity all their
U. Sanderson, set for trial January
(Jeo. Cooloy va. Snake River Irri
gation Co., standing on demurrer
hmpire Cream Separator Co., vs.
Smith Bros., passed pending service.
J. A. Wroten et al. vs. John Erxolk,
demurrer to complaint overruled by
consent; defendant given .'(0 days to
A. E. Wade vs. A. J. Hegdale, action
on note, continued for term until dis
position of equity case.
W. F. Kohler vs. Jay Hoover et ux.,
passed pending settlement.
Idaho Brewing and Malting Co., va.
L. B. Teter, judgment for plaintiff en
tered by default.
Owyhee Ditch Co. vs. Alex Lawrence
et al., pussed pending settlement.
Bank of Amity vs. J. G. Thurman,
passed pending service.
W. M. McEwen vs set for
trial Wednesday, January l.'lth.
K'rnest K. Hush vs. H. R. Innesi et
al., demurrer overruled by consent;
defendant given HO days to file answer.
II. W. Stone vs. Thos. Mason et ux.,
demurrer to compluint overruled by
consent; set for trial first day of April
M. J. Dealy vs. J. O. Mack, passed
pending service. ,
E. G. Lyons et al.. va. L. B. Teter,
settled und dismissed.
C. H. Oxman vs. F. C. Oxman,
E J. Curtis vs. E. H. Baliar et ux.,
Empire Lumber Co., va. W. G.
IS. II. Wood vs J. W. Spence, appeal
from Justice Court, Ontario District,
set for trial January 12th.
Ina Mori vs. Zoe Takahari, set for
triul January term.
Bregun Trading Co., vs. W. R. Oliv
G. W. Booker vs. H. C. Cleveland,
judgment by default for plaintiff
D. W. Landes vs B. W. Stone, judg
ment for plaintiff by default entered.
H. B. Syme vs. Gale Eckerman et ux.
Claud linttingham vs. A. S. Hunt et
ul., settled and dismissed.
D. W. Lundes vs. Paul C. Martin et
al., passed for completion of service.
D. W. Landes vs. W. A. Martin, con
tinued for service.
J H. Bot a. C. R. Worsham et al..
settled and dismissed.
Ifllgnr Mercantile Co., vs. S. W.
Goulirrcoiitinued for service.
D. E. Hill vs. C. M. Cole and J. I.
The regular January term of court
will begin on Monday, January 11th,
ut which time the trial of ull cases to
be heard before a jury will commence.
From all indications, it is very likely
that this term of court will be quite
long, as there are quite a number of
civil and criminal cases already set,
und the grand jury will furnish con
sidi ruble ad.litionul work.
The following local attorneys were
in uttendance upon Circuit Court dur
ing the week:
J. W. McCulloch, W. E. Lees, L. J.
Aker. W. H. Brooke, C. McGonagill
and C. C. Zweigart.