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't Forget That Tuesday April 6th Is Clean-up Day.
Representative Newspaper of Ontario, Malheur County and Snake River Valley.
THi: ONTARIO AKGUS, THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 1915
ICE MOOCH. SAYS ERROR
FOR FUTURE HOME
HAS ANKLE BROKEN
BV FRACTIOUS COW
bout Eight Thousand Dollar Was Sand in Letting
Contract For Hi ft Mend bridge
Mr. MM Mr -. .1. D. Pnil, of St. V, C. Howard, DMT rruitlnnd, hail
Joseph, Missouri) arrived hero lnst the misfortune to have hi right much
week. ;..' in t ..-tiled on the Pinkorton i broken. Inst Tuesday. Mr. Howcrd
to pwrm i i ivi:rs.
V k Break) . s district at
torney, nia.l' a formal demand
on the rounty commissioners,
county clerk ami treasurer thut
thiy be personally responsible
to the county for f.".l,!10, the
smount that Small of Portland,
bid for the Hig Hend bridge
honrii, aUo thnt the officials
Miume the liunlen of all legal
matter pertaining to the issue
of the bonrlH.
N WAtONLI MISTAKE.
Judge MrKnight, spenking
for the eounty court, says there
will he M !" to tin- tuxpny. rs
hut on the other hnnd pointH to
the fact thnt the Big Btwl
bridge will be, when completed,
one of the bent bridge on the
Snnke river, anl at a cost of
seme eight thousand dollar)
leu than iiurh u bridge former
ly coiit. He admits, however,
that a mistake was made and
pointH to the fact that no offi
cial or individual is entirely
ranch about two miles east of On
tario which joins the property of JoOM
Shamhtirgor, Mrs. Denl's father. The
Denis me enthusiastic admirers of
So far the Arins has refrained from taking any side In the
ij; Heiul bridge sijuabble. Our reasons are due to the fact
lat it is not vet possible to determine which side is in the
mo or vhicli official is at error, if any. We are endeavor
h it) five our readers the clear and unbiased report of both
Ides and we shall retrain frun taking anv side until SUCH tune,
until the case is developed, v that wt may know beyond i
mh where to place tur finger on the real offenders If such
li iiprobabU that at next week's lettion of the rountj
urt matters will come up which will throw enough light n
le case so that the people as well as ourselves ma know the
,ill particulars. And when the guilty one, it ".mltv one there
k. hits it last been found out bv our careful investigation, taf TMA
lea the rgus shall not hesitate to hold him up before the
ublic and insist on such punishment as is just and equitable
SELLS BIG HERD
William Hnnley of Rums sold one
thousand three hundred and fifty
eight rows and steers to Jnmes DodH
of Dillon, Montana, last week. The
stock was sold through John Fleming,
a cattle buyer of Salt Lake, who has
been around Ontario for the last
month. The price paid was a littl?
over seventy thousand dollars, and is
one of the large cattle deals of thin
The stock was driven from Hnrney
rounty to Junt'ira where they were
londed. The train consisting of forty
five cars passed through Ontario en
route to Dillon, Montana, by way of
had In .ii lame, it seems, in that limb
for some time, and Tuesday a frac
tious cow steppi'd upon him and frac
tured a bone, so he will be luid up
for some weeks at least.
Ilolse Men Here.
Charles Storey, Merritt Twogood,
Frank J. Gove, and Thomas Mott, all
of lioiso drove in by automobile from
lloi.-i Thursday. From here they went
to Fayette where they will look up
the contract for the new school build-
A n.w ph;i in ill, vale of the llig 1014, due and payable December 1,
n. Mp booth has DOOM to light
i week when the report of Judge
... V. Davis of Vail M District Ai-
csike was made public. Judge
, a.. . ' I,, 1 1, nver by the
unty iuuit to rcure the bridge
A. D. 1!.'14, hearing interest from
I their date until paid ut the rate of six
(0) per centum per annum, payable
emi unnuiiiiy on tne nrsi uuys oi
June and December, respectively in
each year, both principal thereof and
NkIii from Keeler llros., and tUTUl interest thereon payable M the Plata
lii iiv, r to tin Portland bonding. Agency of the State of Oregon, in the
fu- tn . u.iii, t he iinii-t r hiiin'i thcc.citv mid stute of Ni w lork. L. b. A..
which kindly surrender to Keeler
Brothers, of your city, when they de
liver to you their letter directed either
sold the bonds
' dlag tc the uport of Judge
v.-1 1 to Denver, nod fir.t
OOMUVri ioa the Kir t National to tn0 undersigned clerk of the court,
ink oi' Dmv. r, to whom i'. v
or to the county treasurer, at Vale,
Minei the i.m.U I,:., I I..., ,. -l..liv..l...; 'Oregon, and cm-losing items agijreirai-
thi bonds, Tin hank re V'e.l to t e, '" Thirty Thousand seven hundred
k ' -
and u follows
The Firlt National Hunt nf Ibm-nr
l!",;"l". March I, 1915.
Brawn I'al:.,-,. h,,i,.i n.,n.,. wia
. a I" 11,1 I, !
Replying to your letter 0f the
M ne i it we cannot
"pt tie- return oi the draft refered
herein, for in- reason th- bom's
Hv "i'livereil to . I,. K.-.K-r Brolh-
". we m turn delivered same to
I 1 o .-.. .- I
iiir i i ne. ei oi m ,
fifty dollars (faOJoO) which letter
and enclosures, less your charges, you
will please transmit to the party to
whom the same is addressed.
Yours very truly,
OMIQI W. McKMCHT,
Judge of the County Court.
(Signed) JOHN' P, HOUSTON,
(Signed) J. n. WIAVKR,
Of Malheur County, Oregon.
Keeter Brothers, City, County and
l iiu tin- instructions we re-. School Honds. IVoive
iv. , f. ;
I,m'l r representatives Subject: Malheur, Co. (Ore.)
" ciuiitw a eoiiv of ivhieli mm
I'.U-ll lll.l-f.l.. .... m
I '" "' your lntorniiition
on t ,
Mr. J. It. Weaver, Tn . un i ,
Malheur County, Vale, Oregon.
this authority Ifr.l n....,i- Mi
Ubited an order of court Please find her. witli payment for
: hlni seurittM The SO,000 li ptr eta gold bond,; oi '.our
t Wt are unable to .1,-- ,(lUI,ty, ,ate.l De.ember 1, 1M, being
Is" ll that th. are not in the amount due as per our agreement
thev I. VM mm trolv
I ve.. ,1,, ....I I-.,..,.. ..,1 .., . ,v ,-,-,. '. mMBBM
l I'.r.I.r.u llliw I ll duo,
Davis also made demand upon
K. lor Bros . for the bond.-, but was
handed copy of a court order claimed
to have been made i the Malheur
County court, declaring K.-eler
of the bonds, and au
thorislng the delivery of the bonds to
Bn Thl c urt order follow.-,:
In the Count." Curt of the State
of Oregon, for Malheur County. In
. . ! . i. . . . -... . . :.:.. v-oi i ww i 1.1
!UOI fill- tliA P,.,, : "" '""' "' 'ne. ,o,..oo Kuiu
1 "; roads in Malheur bondi T w0 'or Malaattr County,
"" " ' an amount igm. 0P rr i''Jo"-e of ral
,ho Principal sum f s:;niM)H '""" y l" '"' '''''1 f"' Ult' WMtructtOB
inds n,.mk.-j .' f parmanenl road therein, and
'"'' 1 to SO, both numbers I kllown as 1J'K lU nl Hon'' ls'uo- ss
da not know ut ! ,o;.i.
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I tu . - ii.-.
be stlif.f.i I
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' by reifistere.l
(vwa oooonaiion or
, dated December 1, A. D.
On this 1st day of March, A. D.
(Continued on Page 8)
NEW PLYMOUTH TO
GET CREAM STATION
Payette Valley Farmers to
A movement which is meeting with
the approval of the dairymen of the
Payette valley has been inaugurated
by J. C. Ehrlick, manager of the
Scientific Poultry and Livestock stu
tion two miles east of New Plymouth.
Mr. Khrlick is one of the successful
dairymen of this section and realizing
the importance and nved of more and
better dairy cattle has imported
large number of purebred llolstiin.
Hereford and Jersey stock which he
will sell to dairymen and farmers on
long time puyments. Fvery animul Bj
being tested out ut the station for
quantity of milk and butterfut, hence
every purchaser knows exuetly what
to expect fro his dairy herd. Ad
ding .- timul ;.-' to the dairy bush,
the Mtablishment of a bnmu (
calving station at tbii point by the
Damascus Creamery Co., of Portland.
II. H. Darling, who represents this
company, hal heen active In i o'foi
-oine we.'k- in what has proven to he
a successful effort in ateuring tie
I ,i li i
th Portland company, Over 1000
i o'.... 1 1 re checked up in the dl
I. Willow ereek coe.ntry. T
thai somi thiaj ov r 600 Iba. of cream
! will be hipped from thl vi r
week, with the proepect that tl.i
amOUnt will be greatly in. reused in
tiie very near Tulure. The farmer,
are now ' ;: , cm
pound for their cit am f. o. b. Portland
which is considered an axtn mely a1
lafactory price. This priee will nel
the ' ream shipper 9 cents. Alto
gather the dairy industry which ROW
ranks second in importance punlnlioi
at no di tint date to divide honors
with the fruit industry.
BY GRADE PUPILS
A great deal of interest is being
taken by the grown people as well as
the children in the old-fashioned spell
ing bee, which will be held in the High
School auditorium, Friday evening,
Substantial prizes have been offer
ed by the local banks and the Com
mercial Club. Two first prizes of
95.00 each will be given by the banks
and the Commercial Club has offered
two second prize rewards of $2.50
The judges will be Mr. Trow and
Mr. Human. Mr. Itader and Harry
Cockrum will be referees, and J. W.
McCulloch and Harry C.rnuel will be
on the dictionary committee.
Tickets are being sold by the school
children. An addimssion of twenty
five cents will be charged adults and
school children will be admitted for
ten cents. The proceeds will go in the
fund started for the purchase of a
piano for the public school.
APRIL 6 IS CLEAN-UP DAY;
ARBOR DAY PLANTING DAY
Ladies Have Inaugurated Plans For Fly Extermina
tion, Clean-up And Planting
CLEAN IT NOTICE.
Notice is hereby given, Thai by Proclamation duly lned hy the
Mayor of (lie Cllv of Ontario. TIKSDAV. the lh day of APRIL, A. D.
1915. in hereby designated as "Clean I p Day" and all property owners
are hereby ordered lo clean up their premises and collect all rubbish
and pile same in the rear of their respective lots nnd the City will
gather snme upon notice to the Police IBepariment at City Hall.
All matter that can should he burned as the City wagon will not take
care of rubbish that can be deslroyed without danger to property.
BY ORDKR OF THE CITY COUNCIL.
Attest: HARRY R. CRAl'EL, City Recorder.
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS
Cadet Camp on Dead t)
Flat Repels an Early
As the result of a raid by four bo
on tht1 high school cadets' camp on
Dead Ox Flat last Suturday morn
ing at 1 :.'((), two boys wco sh t anl
badly wounded while a third was
William Fitzgeruld wus wounded in
the eye in a manner thut will cause
the loss of sight in thut ey. ; Dohert
Madden was shot in the Bjaj k ai.d
Ball rock was removed; and Jame.
Duncan was also lightly wounded it
The . .el. I . ompany Wii.- on t
. .ond si BaWtar hike and the
Ufa attempting to run the guard
As soon as they were discovered h,
were fired upon hy the cad. l guard
ami a plant of oopgj r Do, , a eorrodad
blank cart'idges pi netrattd the left
of Fitzgerald, tatroyinj
sight. One of the and t had puahad
-me small stone.-, in the end of his
blanks and in the .-hi.oting wounded
'ladd. n ad Duncan.
The stone that lodged in
iack paaaad through hia
The Ladies Auxiliary to the Com
mercial Club ha-, planned a Clean
up Day for April 6, and a plnnting
day for Arbor Day. The plans of the
ladies are well chosen and their com
mittees are actively engaged in tho
work. Mrs. H. W. Whitney has charge I
of the fly extermination department
and the development of this work
promises something BUW in Ontario
Fly traps will ! cured and p-i.-.i
offered for the imatest number of
flies caught during the year.
Mrs. Secoy will canvas the town
for rose bushes, vine., hedge, daffo-
plants from nurseries, in
Mrs. C. W. Hagar will consult with
the churches to secure their co-operation,
while Mrs. Murray Morton will
consult with the school board and city
The plans for Clean-up Day are
thnt some person In each block will be
secured to oversee the work and ba
responsible for it. This will secure a
On Arbor Day trees, shrubs, hedges,
roses ami flowers will be planted on
the public groundt: ami everyone ia
(lib., i te . td lie lived fr.r lienot if einir
the streets and yards of public build-1 ""keU to c-P,t 'n this movement
ings. Mrs. Joe Stupb-s will naafca nr- bV inr' thnt their homes and streets
rnngements for securing the above jure beautifiid m; much as possible.
IS VAST DISTRICT
La Grande Party Returns
From Auto Trip Into
"it was u great trip in a great
country," said 11. A.
LaGrande Inve tment
ONTARIO BASE BALL
Many Old Timers in Lineup
While Some New Ones
Arc Trying: Out
li. ,.ro pecta fat u winning base-
Itenham of . bull t. ai. th.- ,,;,
i "" " "" " .ii ..I, . ,,, m ,
company, who! Pcially ' ;,;!--t. The team will bo rani.
p. i onallv conducted an excursion in posed of players working in or aho I
to Harney wlhy last Suiuluy, sn town and u clean brand of the nation-
tka LnOrnnda tJhaarai . al sport will ha praaaiBtad Also tl
The excursion party mobilized ut team will be faster than I. i.t .
Ontario l.atiiaml. people Joining Pv-seuion reeoi,;. count for u lythin
the p.oi.ie from the ,:,st ut thai; Harm tt of the Qolden 111
point. The special train left Onturic .will be Bl . .u.. ..;! ,,:., ,j
Sunday morning and arrived al ttu flaW i;' t
Rrraralda Wra lm i Bahai af this lad
city is located, at 6 o'clock in th. rat
awing. Aft-r dim
itartad Bar the famous rlarriman I t ,,,
ranch :th th.- party an'l ni irrrr n a af '
abeoi I o--1. ti . .
After a little re i t' third I ' ,
nay overland u, in the i
ariy and th i ..ti-.- daj ha fou ;
i:e wbq or me t- i 0f H ( . ' -
Villl"V- effort, ., ,
On the followin da; the east
of Harney count . looked ovc pitcher,
and while the memhera of the p.-trt
adn ltt i th i were ,: . , ,
ion- rid all
1 ' '" dot '.. In I
Rome of tiumm fro-,, I .,
have many good thin I ,t el
ti m I
d quite i
nuing sev. .,-
loth. - .i. ,
t Dean played la I
'Helena and I i heavy bin.
HMb hills, l-eii-n'i-
.. ' . . v"" """" Rllll tt.n ...., .1.1, : :. ... ' '... pilll
neon.. - ; . - oniy wnaau, and, In fact, no accident u
nd lodged cl . '. de con , , ..ul
took an X ray picture ':- it al, "";-"' ":" v --.My win hv markable ho, n tyiotl
trei rha.1 id. W,
cost to t... ,.ho.,! bj ti . ; ":-, '
Slates arsem.l in ll........ -e,. pui poi.es at twelve and eiy-hl Klfl ,,,;i.. ;.. ,u. , . .. ' 0Vl '
, "" ' "' .'THUS On 4,.i.;i mi, i ,, , " "" eau o inuht w t4-
ave been in the achool lOVi . v '" f '''"'" :" "- 5000 that we drive to .'no, D '
ut the blank shells were shipped .-', ' ' ' l:'"'' Ujenormoue but ,h ,...-
ratiy. The engagement ? u S ? r. d., : ' J
-t a distance of frinn,, to 50 fee, i;!;:;,;,. 'H,n """' thai machine go propped fornM
As oaji oi the Injur)
covered camp k and thl
brought to town where th y
given Bnedicol and surglta! att n
All the boys are Improving aJacly,
"The way distance js
cu . . ihey overcome i...i .,
annihilate.; KteW l, "us " '
by automobiles in that ,.hii,..v would count,-' " :''" t!l
suffocate we people up here ,j , r k" J "ry, an,i
Beohom. -Tha oontgW UL of 1 1 W "f Uu,W l"" aut" "