.TL Live News From Surrounding Towns And Country. Happenings of a Week NEW PLYMOUTH. OMMMMMNl week promi' 1)0 a Ray one, not only for the grndu nting Hush, but for the young people of New Plymouth prenernlly. who will shnre in the festivities which have been planned for Um doling week of ih. hool yt-ir. Preceding the "class day" exercise-., r the nir of June th. is the luncheon to he given Wed nesdny l.y Mrs. H. T. Knight to the graduating class, the entire mips of tenchcrs and Supt. 0. D. Carper and wife. Friday evening Governor Al exander wdl give the Commencement Addreaa in the Pioneer Opera HoUHe, .1 program of high order having been prepared for that evening. Gov. Al exander will be accompanied by a number of Ontario friend. Mrs. F. II. CrOM proved a charm ing hostess Thursday when she enter tained at luncheon complimentary to her mother, Mr. W. F. Cross of Hoi He and Mrs. Underwood of Salt Lake. One long table at which all the guest were Heated looked most attractive with its decorations of wild roses and honeysuckle. .mis with cleverly worded verses which brought out some foible of oach guest made much merri ment ax the ladies claimed their plac es. Those who enjoyed the afternoon were: Mesdames Cross, Underwood, Kastman. Lynch, Khrlick, lugnlls, Burke, Fisher, Robinson, Farrell and Uuker. Seventeen happy little boys had the time of their Uvea Saturday afternoon when they were the guest of Miss Stella Yorvell on the lawn at the Geo. W. Wilson home. All kinds of games which delight boys were indulged in, followed later by big dishes of luscious Htrawhet rie and quantities of cake, needless to way not one strawberry or a crumb of cake was left. Mrs. ('. F. F.der and little son left Wednesday for Keedshurg, Wis., for a isii with friends and relatives. Mrs. Small was accompanied as far as Chi cago by Marry Smail who goes to llrookeville to take a course in pilar mucy. Mis. W. T. Dryadala and Miss Meth Shaw entertained the members of the Kensington club Wednesday evening of last week in honor of Miss Manila llarngan, who is to become the bride of Arthur Ackerman. The pleasant alfaii' took the form of a handker chief "shower" many very lovely onea being received. On Friday after noon MIm Harridan was again the complimented guest at u "miscellan eous shower" given by Mrs. Finest Meyer, Miss Viola Meecham and Miss .lull. i llarngan. Thirty ladies were present. The gifts included every thing imaginable and ranged from cut glass, handsome embroideries, ilver, china, etc., down to the homely kitchen necessities. A very delicious lunch rounded out the afternoon most de lightfully. Mm. I'. Caruel'u, formerly of New I'lymouth, but now of l'oc.itello is vi suing friends in the valley this Week. Mr. anil Mrs. L. V. Kenkel are the happy p. u cuts of a little son. born June .'t at the Holy Rosary hospital in Ontaiio. Mrs. Itutke, Mrs. lugalls, and Mis. 1'iiiiel motored to Ontario Monday to see Mis. Kenkel, some of Payette valley' choicest loses wcit earned by the ladies to cheer the Hick chamber. P Monroe Smock has been invited to deliver the 1th of July oration at bury and has accepted the in vitation mi cordially extended by the people of that little city. Mr . M.uks, of Salt Lake, sister of Mrx. Barnard Kastman, arrived Sun day evening for a two week's visit at liie Kastman home. The (. M. D. club will meet at the home of Mrs. R. W tiardner next Tuesday Mrs Adrian Rutherford will ci.ur tain tin Good Will club at her home June tlu eleventh Mm. Jacob Prinking and Mrs. Bourk were hostesses to the Carnation Club last Week. Mrs. Drane won big hon ors. Mib. K. G. BU) will lie MktUU this week. Mrs H. W. Clamant was hostess to the Tut sday Bridge club tins week. High honors were won by Mrs J. D. lUIUngsh . Mra. R. O. Payne entertained the gilver Fork Club last Wednesday af ternoon. Mrs. C. R. Peterson won the bilver fork and Mis. E. E. Goudy won LIVE SOCIETY NEWS I Ja SJ f NYSSA NKWS. Mrs. Harold Vahl of Nampa Is vis iting at the home of Mrs. Henry Sharp. Mrs. Shaw is viviting in Pnrmti this week. Miss Gordon Dickens, who has been attending school in Nyssa for the past term left for Silver City, accompanied by her mother, Mrs. Dickens, Sunday morning. Mrs. A. R. Carrick is visiting in Nyssa this week. Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Farmer were in Nyssa laat week. Mrs. Walker and daughter, Laura, formerly of Nyssa, are visiting at the home of Mrs. J. Dennis. A basket social will be given Wed nesday by the Nyssa Baseball team. Kv er Mine is invited. Mrs. Otis and Mrs. Johnston of Kingman colony were Nyssa visitors Inst week. Mrs. Cook, of Payette, is visiting with her mother, Mrs. Tom Wilson. A dolightful reception was given to the class of Ml After the com mencement exercises by the Junior, Sophomore and Freshman classes. Mrs. G. II. Ilalloway. of Boise has been visiting In Nyssa for the past few days. A delightful party was given by Mesdames Dean and Johnston at the home of the Inter in honor of Misses Marion Morrison and Alta Smith and Mr. Dwight Smith last Wednesday. Those present were Misses Virginia and Lola Forbes, Cloe Anderson, Maud and Mary Sargent, Clara and Kli.a beth Cnnham, Mattie and Georgia Dennis, Osa Cooper, Louisia Robert son, Gertrude Wilson, Kdith Iredale Alice Voegcleln, Kdith and Lucille Richey, Klsie Gipson, Anna Crattuck, Lulu MegonUn, Lucy Thompson,, Al ia Smith, M. Morrison, and Misses lirceht, Parsons' and Carneilson of Payette, Messrs. Bruce Duncan, Er nest Barney and (. Wilson, Will How ard, Clair Gipson, Sidney Burbridge, Harry Cosho, Harry Goahert, Fry Mil ler, Dennis Hon, Paul Childers, Gerald Hon, Will Little, Felton Duncan, Dwight Smith and George F. Johns ton, Mr. and Mrs. Dean and Johnaton and little Dorothy lean. Miss Kdith Richey left Monday for Caldwell, where she will live with her sister, Mrs. Esther Kgnrt. A few of her friends gave her a farewell sur prise party Saturday evening. The commencement exercises of the Nyssa High School were held last Friday evening in the Methodist Church, Nyssu can boast of only two graduates this year, Miss Kli.abeth Caiiham and Miss Lulu Megorden. Rev. Wm. Mall Case of Caldwell gave the address to a large and apreciative audience. Mr. and Mrs. Malouey and family left Monday evening for Nampa where they will make their future home. Nyssa baseball boys were again de feated by Vale last Sunday, the score being 14 to X. But they're the kind who stay with a thing until they win or lilt. Good luck, bos! the guest prue. The Needleciuft club met at the home of Mra. Clyde Wittenhiller last week. Guessing gHincs were introduc si at which Mrs. Rov Smith won the prixe Mrs. Will Fiser will be the in it hostess. Mm Kd llull'inan was a chariuiUK bo.sietis to the Clover Club at her home near Mallett Station last week. About . i do. en ladies motored out ami a very pleasant afternoon whs spent. Dclic ous rel'iesbuii lit.- were served. Mrs Josh Staples WSJ conpletely sur prised last Fridav afternoon when the Mendaiiit s Jm and Yngd Staples car riid nut .i 00 part in honor of her ' birthday. The guests assembled at the home of Mis Joe Staples and wben Mrs Staples was called over she was greatly surprised to find the house beautifully decorated and a number of her friends ami ueibUirs there to greet her. Cards furnished amusement for the guests, Mrs Rader receiving high honors After a daint) lunch was serv ed Mrs. Staples was presented with a number of lovely gilts those present were Mesdames Rader, Drane. Adam, Ktuersou. Creig, Fox, Itarnelt. Era ser, W hit worth. Test and Ctln.li. WELL KNOWN lOl'PLE WKD. The marriage of Mrs. l.ydia Pietsoct and Mr. W. M. Looper was solemnised at the bom. i ot Rev, C C Pratl in this cil) last Wednesday afternoon at 3:30. Both parties are well known hare and at Nyssa where ihcv will make their future home. THE ONTARIO ARGUS, THURSDAY. JUNE 10, IM FRU1TLAND ITEMS. Miss loin Westcott entertained all the members of the Senior class nt l!obin-( row-Cot Tuesday afternoon. A lovely time was spent in renewing friendships and talking of the times when they were Junior nnd Miss Westx-ott was sponsor for the class, Kach member of the class was given Ml engraved souvenir spoon to remind them of their former teacher. Miss Sadie Westcott and Miss Robinson an sisted in the serving of strawberries, wafers and cocoa. Miss Mildred Steelman came Mon day from Caldwell to visit with friends during commencement week. D. D. Hunter and family will move the first of this week to the home of his mother, Mrs. E. K. Hunter. Rev. C. K. Deal leaves Wednesday to visit the Theological Methodist Seminary at Salem. Ore. Will return the first of next week. Prof, nnd Mrs. T. R. Neilson left Saturday for Albion, Idaho, where Mr. Neilson will instruct in the Summer Normal school. They left their two children with the grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Ingnrd. seven pound son wns born to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Lockner Monday, May .11. Messrs. Waldo. Hnman nnd ('rant Williams are expected home Friday from Mi Mmn v ilb-. Oregon, where they have been attending eoBes. The Baptist Association of this dis trict will be held at Middleton next week, commencing Tuesday, the 15th, and lasting four days. The delegates who were chosen to attend were Rev. PALM BEACH SUITS FOR WARM WEATHER Cool, airy and comfortable. These suits are more in demand than ever. Made in Plain and Norfolk Styles, for men and young men. Prices $6.50 to $8.50 r st MAIftM Wear A lexander 9s $2. 50 Shoes Goodyear Welts all Lasts and Leathers ALEXANDER ONE PRICE CLOTHIER ONTARIO. ORE. and Mrs. Tickner, Wm. Hotnan, Mrs. 0. M. Williams and Mr. and Mra. J. II. Spainhower. Word has been received that Miss Cosle Sherman and Free Hranthoover were united in marriage in Caldwell last Friday eveninjr- Roth of these yating people are well known in this community having lived here for sev eral years. Mrs. Hranthoover ha I B attending school in Caldwell for a couple of years and was one of the year's graduates of the Caldwell High School. Mr. Branthoover has a good position near Boise where this young couple will make their home. Their many friends here wish them a long nnd happy married life together. Five young people of this neighbor no()( who have ,)(lpn nUen,ing the I.evviston State Normal the past term returned home last Friday evening. Those who returned were: Hazel Smith, Fern Linck, Ksther Johnson Wilma Bollinger nnd Wilher Bollin ger. Miss McCoy, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, was the guest of Miss Apia Johnson Monday evening. She gave n splendid address to the eighth grade graduate at the com mencement exercises. Tuesday morn ing n visit was made to the Fruitland school nnd found the grades in excel lent condition. The class day program held Wed nesday evening in the Baptist church was well attended, all of the seating capacity being taken up and many be ing turned away for lack of room. The members of the class did splen didly Vith their respective parts. We feel proud of the High School gradu ates again this year. The commencement exercises were hold Friday evening in front of the school building. Music was furnished by the High School chorus and the evening address was given by the Governor of Idaho, Moses Alexander. The diplomas were handed to the grnd uatea by the graduates of the school directors, Mr. A. B, Kldredge. It is estimated that between nine hun dred and a thousand persons were present at this exercise. Mr. Louie Ramey took seriously sick $17.83 Is still the sale price of every "High Art" Mens and Young Mens Summer Suit in our Stock. If the former price was $20.00 or if it sold for $30.00, take your choice for $17.85 with pneumonia Wednesday and is now under the care of a trained nurse. It was feared at first that he could not recover, but is reported some better at this writing, which is good news to his many friend. Miss Irma Donl was notified Monday that she of the senior graduates hail been awarded a scholarshln at Wil lamette University. This is quite an honor to be selected for a scholarship to a leading university. We hope that Rhe may be able to attend. MisR Bertha Blind started Saturday for Lewiston, where she will attend the summer Normal school. She went as far as Ironside, Oregon, with her sister, Mrs. Odell Cochran, and hus band in their car. Miss Dorn Bowers left Saturday morning for Eau Claire, Wisconsin, where she will spend the vacation. She has taught two successful terms of school in the Central school and will return this fall to take up the work of Domestic Science teacher of the High School. H. R. Flack has recently purchased a new Ford car and is busy learning how to run it. The alumni banquet was held Sat urday evening at Epworth Hall. About sixty-five were present and all enjoyed a Iwuntiful five-course dinner which had been prepared and served under the management of the Metho dist Ladies Aid Society. After the banquet several short talks were given by the faculty, school board, ministers, members of each class of alumni and two former teachers, Miss Iola West cott and Mildred Steelman. The Woman's Home Missionary So ciety will meet Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. D. L. Ingard. Mrs G. W. Barnes, of Payette, the State Superintendent, will address the meet ing. This is the time of the quarterly tea, and mite boxes will be opened. Miss Elaie Schmid left Sunday af ternoon for lewiston where she will attend the State Normal .bum - the summer session. The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs Chas. Rich has much improved and Mra. Stout of Ontario who has been helping in the home has been able to roturn home. Misses Mamie Foyer and Edith Boyd were Boise visitors Wednesday and Thursday of laat wleek. The members of the alumni will meet at the home of the Misses Alice and Ruth Whealdon Friday night of this week. All of the members want to be there. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Boor returned Monday after a visit with their son C. E. Boor and family of Ironside, Ore gon. DEAD OX FLAT. The rain la over and haying will begin full blast Monday. Elmer Hayworth will return to his alfalfa fields at Misquitta Sunday and harvest the first cutting. He la get ting a good start on his homestead. The most important of which is a good well of water. Although on the high ridge betwen the North Jacob son Gulch and Moore's Hollow ha got waier at zau reet wnicn is mu. .. ".. than many have to drill on the first bench land, thus proving the eleva tinn haa but little to do with obtaining water. Everyone on North Jacobson's Gulch seems to have had some kind of an animal stray away the paat ten days. Mr. Mitchell has been riding in search of a cow and mare and colt; Guy Morgan for a cow and calf; B. B. Wilson, of Moore's Hollow, for a mare with hobbles on; and A. T. Mc Donald for a yearling colt. Mr. Mitchell's mare and colt were found but at last account the cow had not been located. Guy Morgan found his cow and calf. A. S. Witbeck caught Mr. McDon ald's colt and took him home with one fore foot badly cut on the wire. Range cattle are raiding the rye fields. Elmer Hayworth has recently lost a cow and colt. The cow mysteriously lost her eye sight and fall into a ditch driving one horn into her lungs. The colt died from a naval disease causing hia legs to swell badly. Jowey Rice will help Mr. Hayworth make nay the coming week. A. S. Witbeck will work in haying for Mr. Broaman. Mr. Mitchell, at the head of North Jacobson Gulch, is doing much im proving on his place this year. He has his water problem now solved in a most satiafactory manner. His con venient farm houae well screened from flies. Has a large acreage plow ed for fall seeding and is fencing the whole with rabbit wire. It's a pleas ure to see such fine improvements in an arid ( ? ) district. KINGMAN KOLONY. Mr. Howard, the cointy agricul turiat, was in this vicinity and Big Bend last week, entering new contest ants in the corn contest. A. E. Wade left Saturday evening for Net Perce, Idaho, to assume his duties as county agriculturist of Law is county. Will Harria, of Star, Idaho, who is visiting his cousin, Mrs. A. Wilson, waa kicked in the face by a horse Tuesday afternoon. Dr. Sarazin, of Nyssa, was called and found that Mr. Harris1 jaw was broken, and several teeth knocked out. Mrs. Louisa Wade, who has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. Peck, and her son, A. E. Wade, for the past eight mouths, left Thursday for her home at Decatur, III. Mr. and Mrs. Frank D. Hall, of Nyssa, and Mrs. Dickens and daugh ter, Miss Gordon Diekena, of Silver City, were guests at the Kingman home Sunday. A three-piece orchestra, consisting of Miss i online Maxwell, Mrs. Peck and Miss Helen Peck, furnished the music at a dance at Vale Friday eve ning. Mrs. E. M. Blodgett. who has been on the sick list for a week, is recover ing. Rev. Laurie, of the Grande Ronde presbytery, held services at the school house Sunday evening. While there he was the guest of the Kingman fam- iiy- Misses Eva and Bessie Boy dell, Mr. Nedry and Dr. Saraxm came out to the Kolony Thursday evening in the i doctor's car. On the return trip the I car broke down and they had to tele phone for a car from Nyssa. Here after when the doctor ia in a hurry, , he will take his horse and buggy. Mrs. Peck and Mrs. McCreary chap eroned a party of young people who motored over to Vale Friday evening. Mrs. W. C. Walt entertained her Sunday school class Saturday eve ning and the young people spent a delightful evening. Those present were: Misses Martha Overstreet, Flo rence Kingman, Mary and Edna War ren, Maud and Martha Moses, Doro thy Pilcher and Helen Peck; Messrs. Earl and Roy Warren, Robert Over street, Harvey Otis and Tom Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Morgan were : '..!.. e :j... hi ec r iuj Miaaea Anna Anderson and Helen Peck and Meaara. McLean and Blod- gett woro guests of Mrs. Maxwell at dinner Sunday. Work on the Big Bend bridge is pro gressing finely. The abutment on the west side and the false work is com pleted and the first span is almost done. The new pumping plant is now in operation and every one with land in the new project is busy putting in crops. Some of the best land in the country lies in this district and we are gland that it is being put into cultivation. fc" Haying is now on in full blast. The crop is unusually heavy. Mrs. W. C. Walt was the hostess nt another charming little party at her home Thursday afternoon. This time the ladies of the Kolony were the guests and they spent a very pleasant afternoon. Dainty refreah ments were served. Those present were Mesdames Wade, Kingmai, Ov erstreet, Burroughs, Morgan, John ston, Moses, Maxwell and Peck and Miss Martha Overstreet. R. M. McCreary gave an enjoyable . ,,: Th iv ...u-hi A pUtform WM conitructed f some of the bridge timber and the Kolony or- chestra was stationed in n canvas booth on one side of the platform. A large crowd was present. Will Harris, who had his jaw brok-a. en recently by a kick from a horse, is recovering slowly. He still has to ha ve his jaw in a plaster cast. R. R. Overstreet and son nnd II. I. Johnston worked for the bridge com pany laat week, hauling gravel. We are very glad to huve in our community Mr. and Mrs. Burroughs, who have recently moved over from New Plymouth, having purchased land under the new Irrigation system. Mr, Burroughs is a relative of John Bur roughs, the naturlist. Mrs. S. J. Galama, of- Nyssa, is staying at the home of K. M. Blod gett while Mrs. Blodgett is recu iterat ing after her recent illness. Mrs. Wade and children were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Kingman nt dinner Sunday. M. A. McLean and Kendrick Blod gett were Nyssa visitors Saturday night Mr. and Mra. John Kuiiis and chil dren are erpected shortly from Sioi VIOlf sum City, Iowa. They will send the mer here. Children's Day exercisea will lie held at the Kolony school house next Monday morning at eleven o'clock. The program will include selections by the orchestra, violin and cello so los, and vocal solos, liesldes recita tions and choruses by the children. Everyone is cordially invited to at tend. Teachers' Examination. The State Teachers' Examination will be held in Vale June SO, July 1, 2, and S. Following is the program that will be followed in Malheur county: Wed nesday; Arithmetic, Civil Government and Geography. Thursday; Grammar, History, Orthography, Physiology and Algebra. Friday; Reading School Law, Theory and Practice, Writing and Composition. Saturday; Ameri can Literature and Psychology. Special arrangements can be made by those who wish to write for Life or Primary Certificates. FAY CLARK, County School Superintendent. CHILDREN'S DAY AT THE CON GREGATIONAL CHl'RCH. Next Sunday, June 13th, will be Children's Day at the Congregational church, the program given by the Sunday School in the morning ut 10:30 will take the place of both re gular morning services, Sunday School and preaching. In the evening the pastor will de liver a sermon, especially prepared for children and young people. The public is invited to all these services. Rev. Philip Koenig, Pastor. Mra Van Valkenburg who has been j seriously ill is improving now. J. H. Farioy is in Portland this week attending the Undertaker's convention. The Argus wants to buy copies of the Argus dated May 13th., 115. Thos. Smith and wife, of Glenna Ferry, were in Ontario Saturday. W. E, Perkins, of Payette, spent Sunday here. M. N. Gibbons, of Caldwell, was a visitor here Saturday. Mrs. A. M. McAfee, of Vale, was an Ontario visitor Saturday. John Shuler, of Drewsey, spent Sat urday here. S. Faith MrGeehan, of Idaho City, was in Ontario Saturday. Mrs. H. M. Rutherford, of lron.ide, waa in Ontario Saturday. E. C. Eggleston, of Burns, was an Ontario visitor Saturday. C. W. Skinner and J. D. Brown, of Boise, were in Ontario last Friday. C. C. Riley, the well known raca horse man from Drewsey, was in On tario laat Thursday.