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THE ONTARIO AROU8, THrjRJuAY, JULY , 1MB
W. H. BROOKE. R. W. SVVAOI.KR,
Attorneys at law, rooms 13, 14, 15
Wilson Dldfr., Ontario, OrSfOtt.
CHARLES C. ZWEIGART
Wilson Building. Ontario, Ore.
ATTORN KY AT LAW
Will Practice In All Courts
Notary Public. Office Over l'ostoffiet
LESLIE J. AKER
Room 9, First National Bank Bldfc
Mcculloch & wood
Rooms 1-2-3 First Nat'l Bank Bldg
J. P. KID1), Prop. Job and Commer
cial Printing a specialty. Ontario, Ore.
DR. W. 0. HOWE
Telephone First National Banl.
No. 732 Building.
DR. D. C. BRETT
Office 2nd door east of Ontario Phar
macy on Nevada Avenuo
Near R. R. Depot.
ONTARIO PLORAL CO. Orders taken
for cut flowers. Argus Office, Ontario,
Oregon Short Line lime Idble
Ontario, Oregon, November Hth loll
time taslk no. 76
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ORCGON EASTERN BRANCH
Ll'.i Mixed, daily except Sunday
for Riverside :0ti a m
VALE 4 BROGAN BRANCH
Mixed Vale andllroean
Daily except Sunda-, 10:00 a m
PossaiiKer, Vale dully 74MI p in
KAM'I' Mill NI)
Mixed, daily except
Sunday from RiveJide liMU pin
U8 Passenger, from V..1.
daily lll '
142 Mixed from Brugan
and Vale Daily except
Sunday Ml I' '"'
The llouiedule traiu leaves Nyasa
H1:A on Tuesday. Tnursday aud
tMturduy, returning, urive at On
tario at 6 p. iu.
l MiKii I'm HU iu:is
Hible school at 10 a. m. i'reacliinj.'
at 11 ,i. m. and 8:00 p. m. Yountf Co
pies meeting at 7:1" p. m.
The church is here to help the people
and the community. You e. u make a
more potent force. Conn.- to any or all
of the services and you will had a wel
come. W. N. BltoWN, Pastor.
Mass at 10 a. m. Sunday mornings.
H. A. CAMPO, Rector.
Methodist fin ki n
Sunday School, 10:(SJ a. in. I'reui h
ing, morning, 11:00 a. m., evening 8:00
Yoj need the church the church
-eeliVJJ "Let's get together."
C. C. PRATT, Pastor
Sunday School 10:00 a. in.
Morning Service 11 :00 a. m.
Evening Service 7:30 p. in
B. Y. P. U 6:30 p. m
Prayer Meeting. .Wednesday Evening
Bible Study Thursday Evening
A hearty invitation is extended to
DAVID E. BAKER, Pastor
Sunday School, 10. -00 a. in.
Morning Worship, 11:00 a. m.
Endeavor, 7:00 p. m.
Evening Service, 8:00 p. in.
REV. PH1UP KOEN1G.
Tri0 ,,rst in the ,inc of frcsh and cur
Meats nt lowest prices. Ontario Ma
DBS. PRINZING WESSK
Office in New Wilson Block.
Dr. Harriet Sears
Dr. Pauline Scars
Graduates American School of Osteo
pathy, Kirksville, Mo.
Wilson Block. Telephone 154 Blk
II. L. POORMAN, Plumbing, Heating
and Tinware, Galvanized Iron. A"
J. B. Burrell, Ontario, Ore. Call and
see our fine line of photos.
ART DUNNUCK, Cleaning, Pressing
and Tailoring. Phone 84 J. OpposiU
E. COPK. Till: TAILOR, Tailoring,
pressing and (leaning.
TltANSPKIt, BAGGAGE AND EX
Meet all drains.
J. II. PARLEY Funeral direct..:
and cmbalmer. Uidy assistant. Pimm
i::ii-W. Ontario, Oregon
Prices quoted Mow nrc general re
tail prices prevailing in Ontario und
are in no case special sale pin i
Asparagus, p r l"b, 10c.
Apples, box, 75c.
Radishes 5c u bunch.
Rhubarb 5c a pound.
Spinach, 10c lb. .'I lbs 25c
BununaM, dos Me
Beuns, navy 10c lb. for 25.
Deans, Mexican, lb 7c
Butter, iamb, lb., 20c.
Butter, creamery, lb., .".Oc.
Cabbage, i. w, lb., 4e.
( uuliflower l.'.r and 20c.
Cel.ry. bunch 10c
Cheese, fancy, lb. 20c
FigO, puekago 10c
I'ivsIi tomatoes, pi i- lb., 20c.
Flour, high pu'ent, suck Sl.ilo
Sugar, cane, per cwt 16.90
1 lour, t-truiglit grade, sack $1.75
Garlic, lb 25c
Ciapefruit, Florida, each 10c
Honey, strained, pint 20c
Honey, comb, lb. 15c, and 2 for.. 25c
Lemons, doz 30c
Lettuce, hothouse, lb 25c
lettuce, head 10c
Nuts, English walnuts, lb -''
Nuts, llruails, lb. -Tie
A I inonds. lb 25c
Oranges, do 20c to 40c
Potatoes, suck, $2.
Fresh Pinapple, apiece 40c
New onions, bunch 5c
Rice, lb 8c and 10c
Hulibut, lb 20c
Hams, picnic, lb 15c
Ham, per lb 25c
Bacon, per lb 22 'ic to 25c
Head cheese, lb 20c
Hens, lb 20c
Lamb, spring, fore quarters $1.00
Lamb, spring, hind quarters $1.50
Lamb chops, rib, lb 25c
Lamb chops, shoulder, lb 20c
Lard, 10 lbs. $1.50
Mutton chops, lb lbt
Pork chops, loin or rib, lb 20c
Pork, shoulder, lb 18c
Rolled rib roast, lb 28c
Rib roast, prime, lb 22c
Round steak, lb 20c
Flat-bone tenderloin, lb 28c
Salmon, lb 20c
kippered salmon, lb 20c
Salt salmon, lb 12 'ic
Smoked salmon, lb 30c
Smoked herring, each 5c
Shoulder steak, lb t. . . 18c
Shoulder roast, lb 15c
Sirloin steak, lb 25c
Smelts, Columbia river, 2 lbs. for. .25c
Spare ribs, lb 15c
Eggs, ranch, doz 17 V4 c
Hani, sliced, lb 30c
Sausage, breakfast, lb 25c
Sausage, country, lb 17 He
Hogs 6 3-4 to 7 l-4c
Steers 514 to 6H
Mutton 4c to 4 He
, LEGAL NOTICES
Notice of Sale of State Lands.
Notice is hereby given that the
Stale Land Board of the htate of Ore-1
gon win receive, laalatl bids until 10:00
o'clock a. m., August 2, 15)15, for the '
tnllowiiiE described lands:
Sections 16 and 36, T. 21 S., R. 45
Fractional SMi, being Lots 1, 2, 3,
4, Sec. lit! T. 26 S., R. 30 E., North of
Sections 16 and 36, T. 27 S., R. 43
Sections 16 and 30, T. 30 S., R. 43
Section 16, T. 81 S., R. 44 E.
Sections 16 and 36, T. 33 S., R. 36
Section 36, T. 34 S., R. 34 E.
Section IC. T. 34 S., R. 36 E.
All bids must be accompanied by a
regularly executed application to pur
chase and check or draft for at least
one-fifth of the amount bid.
The Board reserves the right to re
ject any and all bids.
Applications and bids should be ad
dressed to G. G. Brown. Clerk State
Land Board, Salem, Oreeon, and
marked "Application and bid to pur
chase state lands."
G. G. BROWN,
f'lcrk State Land Board.
Dated May 2H, 1015.
Last publication July 20th.
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Dr. W. G. Howe
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hi : i i of old time religion.
Sunday School at It) u. m.
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6 p. ni.
Pustorul sick calls promptly ans
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C. C. Babbidge, D. D.
Phone 3DN2 Pastor.
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MM K INHl'KCTOKOKMAMIKtIK
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Bert High. Vale.
t: C. Morton, Old's Ferry.
N. 0. White, Weiser Bridge.
J K. Holly. Kiverview
Alje Beniiv, Jordan Valley.
Jot Buukoffer, McDermitt
J Boydell, Nvasa
John G. South, Juntura
Win Kine, Harper
L. M. Seaward, Ontario bridge
CORN THAT BEATS FROST.
This Can Be Grown In the Northweat-
rn Wheat Region.
After uenrly tweuty years of work
by the AgrlcultnrHl college of Wash
ington nnd co-opcrntlng farmer two
wirictlcs of corn ndnpted to the rigor
ous climate of the PsclUc northwewt
nre innktiig strong bids for a perma
nent place in the funning of those
states whose climate Is characterized
by occasions! late spring frosts, cool
nights, tTflfl In midsummer, and fairly
early fall frosts, writes J. L Ashlock
In the Country Ccntlcinnn. The prob
lem of western and northern corn
growers, whose exclusive Interest till
lately tins been In wheat, bus been to
find or develop n tjpe of coin that will
stand the Inte spring frost nnd the cool
midsummer nights and ripen up ahead
of the full frosts.
The two new varieties of corn are
distinct typos, known In the work of
the Agricultural college as Thayer Yel
low I lent nnd Wlntlus White Oent.
Oddly enough, authentic facts relative
to their lutroduetloii Into the north
west cannot be determined. Nearly
twenty years ago C. II. Thayer, now
dead, nnd bis neighbor. W. V. Wlndus,
who to Mill llvlug, were growing
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x .T g4 IT sne
K.lil L WM t - Ir ;ii
ShI la "S BS iSs eeSfl
TBLLOW PDTT COBS.
tbem In Whitman eounty. Wash. Win
ln. grew the white and Thayer the
yellow. Kueb mini had obtalued bis
seei rroiu u uoigniior. i im neigi.: -u i.
now (lend, apparfiitly had ohtalued the
.-i . .1 "somewhere Iu the east" slid had
done a good deal of field selecting,
which In turn wus taken up by the
As years passed by Thayer aud
Wluduu grew tbelr corn with lucres a
lug success. Iu the early nineties the
agricultural college wus founded In the
state of Washington, sud when at
tempts were made a few years later to
introduce corn Wlndus aud Thayer.
who lived near the uew Institution, en
thiislnstlcally donated seed for trial,
each von lug that his was superior to
In succeeding years tunny vsrletles
of corn were tiled out and elluilnntud
by lute frosts or the cool nights of
midsummer. Several kinds em-iiiicd
Ule (NSlS nud coolness of summer,
only to l nipped hi the fall eveu lie
fore they could be siloed. The white
and yellow dents, however, promptly
gave evldeucu of their worth. Ki 111. it
mi-i several years before the agricul
tural college felt safe In recommend
ing tbe nun to the farmers. In llsiT
It seemed nil Uiilile to offer limited
ipuiutltles of tbe seed for trial, iiy
this time one was called Thayer Yel
low 1 tent and the other Wlndus While
Hut men who were successfully eu
gnged In the production of wheat aud
knew (oru only as seeu In tbe great
corn s'l.tes of tbo middle west sud
east looked askance. Only by the ut
most loaxliig 'on Id the agricultural
college Induce thirty fursuers to try
small itches of It. The results were
so go, i.: that lu the next year, 1U0H, It
was possible to distribute U7S samples
of seed among farmers who promised
to give it u i. Mr trial. Iu lfJOU 700
siimplas of the corn were distributed.
Karli year slue then has marked an
additional step In overthrowing tbe
wheat farmer's prejudice ugulnst corn,
till tbe present year tiuds com quite
well established lu northwestern wheat
legjous Ju January, lilniiary uml
March of the present year tbe agricul
tural college distributed more than
',' pounds of Wlndus and Thayer
I eiit, representing only a fractional
lart of what Mill lie planted.
On the stste farm at Pullman. Whit
man eounty. Wash., tbe Thayer Yel
low I lent grows from Ave to seven feet
high, ears well and produces (our to
seven tons of silage an acre. Yields
running all the way from thirty to six
ty bushels have been obtained, which
U pretty good for a region fur too rig
wsua rea cuou as found in Its psturul
Aahltat. riauted from the 10th to the
15th of May, the yellow com uauslly
is ready to cut by the middle of Bap
lemur I nder like conditions the
Wlndus White Dent grows about a foot
taller than the Thayer Yellow, with
correspondingly heavier stalks and foli
age. It ears well aud by October or a
little en rile r yields six to eight tons of
silage to the acre.
Don't forget that Louis Hurtle still
sharpens shears at the O. K. Barber
Shop. Only IU cents a pair. 20-8L
Live News From Surrounding Towns
And Country. Happenings of a Week
The B. Y. P. U. will hold a social and
business meeting Saturday evening,
July 10, at the home of Waldo Human.
All members are urged to attend.
I). C. McOonnlds friends nre sorry to
learn that he Is not recovering from
his stroke of paralysis as speedily hb
was hoped he would. He was taken to
the 0i S. L. hospital for treatment
where he will have the lsst medical
The W. II. M. S. of the Mctlmdi-d
Church will meet this Thursday after
noon at the home of Mrs. O. K. Wilcox.
Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Mcintosh left
last Tuesday for their home in Camas,
Washington, where Mr. Mcintosh Iihs
a position in the school for the ensue
Mrs. Mslmherg, who has been enjoy
ing a visit of several weeks at tbe
home of her daughter, Mrs. John An
derson, left last week for her home in
The Orange meeting Friday evening,
July 9. will be at the J. H. Spainhower
home. It is anticipated this will be a
goes! meeting. All members sre urged
A local Sunday School Institute will
lie held at the Metluslist church Sun
day, July I', at H a. m. and will eon
duct the Sunday school. Mr. Shaw,
the Payette Y. M. C. A. Secretary,
Rev. Walker, of Kmmctt, Dr. (). S.
Meredith, Andrew Smith, Mrs. Wilson
and Rev. C. R. Deal will give talks.
A series of meetings are in progress
at theBretbern church Rev. Sargent,
of Chicago, is conducting the services.
Walter Seiver's seven year old boy
who was kicked by s horse a few days
ago has returned home from the hos
pital at Ontario and is improving.
L. B. Hambly, who formerly owned
land here has recently liought a stock
ranch of one hundred and sixty acres
of John A Flynn, of Falk. Considera
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cox, of the Fayette-Oregon
sloie, are the parents of
a son, born June "I Mrs. Cox will lie
remembered ss Anna Bingbsmin.
Fred Alstrand is building u new bam
which adds to the apiearance of his
M. R Powell, Jr., spent tbe Fourth
Mr. aisi Mrs. Ray Russell and Lewis
Russell, who accompanied them to
California, arrived iu Mislesto Tuesday
June 2V. where they visited relatives
until Monday, then went lu the San
Francisco exposition, returning to
Modesto for the Fourth. They left
here Thursday, June 17, and expect to
be gone about six weeks. They n-port
a tine trip and good roods.
Frank Moss of Fayette, is improving
his place west of town known as the
A. I. Wilcox place. He is having a
deep well drilled and a new house
erected and the barn repaired. He ex
peets to move out in the near future.
Miss Marion Kohmson attended the
Kpworth League in Nampa last Tues
day and Wednesday.
Mrs P. A. Creger entertained the
Ladies Aid of the M K. Church at her
home Wednesday afternoon. It was
their regular monthly tea meeting.
The Payette league team and the
Fruitland Hustlers played a game of
ball here Wednesday evening. The
Score was 0 to 6.
Several of our young ieople, chaper
oned by Mr. and Mrs. Ross Kennedy,
hod a picnic on Birdmg Island Sunday.
After some time was spent boat riding
and bathing a tine picnic dinner was
enjoyed. The afternoon was spent
rowing, shooting and having a good
tune in general. Those who went
were Misses Alice Wheuldon, Velins
Crimes, Lstber Russell, fcrma Deal,
Olive Hunter, Marion aud Mabel Bob
inson Lola Carpenter, Kthel Makinsou
and Messrs Kail Cotton, C. K. Powell
Lester Branthoover, Phil Carpenter,
Dillard Creger, Grant Gardner, F.Uie
Thomas, Fred and Waller Sclimid.
L. D. Carpenter met with a very
painful accident last Thursday. While
breaking a colt it in some way Stopped
on his hand badly mashing it.
Peaa are making a gosl crop this
year and the quality is lirsi cla..
Some have taken inoir early peas to
the cannery and have seeded the ground
to otb ercrops.
BAPTIST CHURCH NOTF.S
Next Sunday morning we will begin
a series of morning addresses on the
general tupic 'The Meat ami Bread of
ih Kinviiuin." These addresses will
deal with the phiscal side of the work
of the Kingdom here on earth A
hearty invitation is extended to one and
all to come and enjoy the spleisiid
warm spiritual fellowship with us.
Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Walker spent a
week on Little Willow in Idaho, visit
ing at the home of Mrs. Walker's pnr
ents. Mildred Fisher of Fritland, visited
Thursday at the home of Leon Kl
dredge near Arcadia.
Mrs. H. K. McCarty is spending the
week with her parents near Fruitland.
C. P. Itlakely and wife are spending
the week nt the A. Jaipiish home in
J. O. Scritchticld, wife and son Karl,
returned Monday from Wendall, Idaho,
where they have been attending busi
Miss May Bawlins of Nampa, is vis
iting this week at the home of J. A.
Harvey Bender Jr., of Ontario, sa?nt
Frldsy visiting his grandparents. Mr.
and Mrs. S. H. Bender.
Boulevard Orange held their regular
meeting Saturday evening and after
a pleasant evening dainty refreshments
T. K. Miekeldowney and wife motor '
ed from Oakland, California last week
for a visit with his brother W. 11.
Miekeldowney on tbe Boulevard, and
from here on to Willametle Vallev
and Puget Sound. The trip was made
from Oakland here in live days and a
Mrs. Frank Hawkins snd dsughter
Mrs. Hickox of Ontario, were Wed
nesday visitors at the V. V. Hickox
Maud and Flossie Keller were visit
ors at the Coiiklm home Mondsy.
Fred Bender made a Business trip to
L. II I'atton and wife, of Fruitland,
aienl Monday at the home of ('. V.
Mrs. John Weaver relumed last week
from a visit with friends near Hunting
ton. (Jay Stover returned Monday from
Misses Kiliui and I rum Von Rcadin
and Miss Jesu Couklin attended h pic
nic on the Payette river Thursday
Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Kiehsrdson cele
brated their first wedding anniversary
Tuesday a week ago by inviting friends
from Payette and relatives from the
Miss Kdna Von Roadin returned Tues
day from Vale.
The Owyhee dileh directors were out
inpecting the ditch und re iipsrtion
the water to the various farmers the
last of the week.
Miss Rosie Blind is spending the
week with her parents near Fruilland.
Misses Hortense and Thoodosia Wells
are visiting friends on the Boulevard.
Misses Pansy and Isabella Mali, li of
Kverett, Wash., returned last week
to spend their summer vacation at
the home of their parents, Mr. und
Mis. C. W. Mailed
Mr. and Mrs. B. II. Kerr and Miss
Kppie Kerr visited Friday evening with
Mr. and Mrs. Will Snyder.
Remember the Un
ion Pacific System
is the Direct Route
to all points east.
Stop-Overs Diverse Routes
Consult any O. S. L. Agent for
rates and further details.
Mis. A- H. McConnell of Fruitland
underwent an operation nt the hospital
last week. She was removed to her
W. W. Cecil is improving steadily
nnd will Simiii be able to lie removed to
Mrs. Midie I'rewetl, nt vale, was I
operated on Friday for acute apcndici-l
tis. She will recover.
Little Jimmie Brooks was broughtl
back to the hospital for a slight opera-1
tion Sunday morning.
Bobby Piatt, three year old son of
Mr. and Mrs. Piatt from Parma, was
operated on late Sunday evening. Mrs.
I'lstt is with her son at the hospital.
Bert Carter of Juntura, is convalesc
ing. Italy has completed the fourth week
of her belligerent activity, without a I
success that cun be received enthusi
astically at home.
Reports of the fighting on the west
ern front, its given out in Berlin and
I'nrls, differ in Important particulars,
particularly with reference to the ssu-
gulnary fighting that still continues
north of Arras. According to tho Qer-
man war office, new attacks by the
French and British on the western
front have resulted In defeats for
them. Attempted advances in the Ar
ras region In northwestern France
near the llelglaii border aad la the
Argonue have been repulsed.
The allied forces report gains at I
various points. The French have at
last completely surrounded and cur
rled by osauult the Fond de Duval, a
narrow ravine east of the Lorettu
hills. This position has been defended
with desperation by tho Oermana
since May 9 and when It was finally
taken by the French only a few of the
I'urt of that great mass of Russlaus
who In the winter campaign Invaded
tlullciu und captured i'rsumysl aad
later worked their way to the soeth
west and battled with the Austrian
through the Carpathian passes until
lhe had reached almost to the plains
of Hungary again are back on Russian
soil, in cording to the latest Austrian
The initio i.i-riuuu forces are not
only nearer Lemberg, Uallcla, but say
they have driven the Russians farther
across the frontier of Poland In the vi
cinity of Taruogrod, as well aa pene
trating further Into Bessarabia,
The assertion Is made by the Rus
sian war office that the Austro-Oer-
niun advance has been made at the
cost of great losses. In two days'
fighting near Str tho Teutonic forces
are said to have lost "tens of thou
sands of men." und ou one section of
18 miles o. the (lullclan front between
Muy BJ and June lb their losses are
placed at between l:'U,000 and 160,000.
From the tlulllpoll peninsula comes
tin- Inioriuatlon that (he British and
French allies are lu possession of only
about lu square miles of the southern
end oi the peninsula. The Turks are
well fortified and are not ouly offer
ing a stubborn resistance to any fur
ther advance, but are currying out de
termined ulgbt attacks with the bay
Very low rates to
Kansas City, St. Louis,
and many other points from local
points on the Oregon Short Line.
SALE DATES, May 15, 19, 22,
20, 29; June 2, 5, 9, 12, Hi, 19, 23,
26, 30; July 7, 14, 21, 28; August
4, 11, 18, 25; Sept. 1, 8, 15.