The Ontario Argus. (Ontario, Or.) 1???-1947, May 11, 1916, Image 3

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upon request.
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"A Good Rank in a Good Country."
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Great Stars
Great Plays
Great Authors
combi ne to make
Hhe newer,
nigger .better
screen productions.
Program for Commence
ment at New Plymouth
Has Been Completed.
May 19 will be a gala day In Now
j Plymouth. On that date, the larg
1 out clan In the history of the New
Plymouth schools will bo graduated.
Tin- graduating class numbers 16
this year, eight hoys and eight glTls,
as follews: Klla Peterson, Casslc
Dohnrty, Marvll Hlaydon, Zrtta Mc
Inllro, Esther Johnson, Ella Peter
son, Lucille Smock, Lodlska Miller,
Elmer Swatman, Paul Hinrhllff. Roy
Baker, John llannlgan, Gerald Ham
ilton, RuHsell Ragsdale, lxy Meo
rham and Mllo Phllltber The clivss
play, "Valtey Farm," which has been
In rehearsal for some weeks under
the able direction of Mrs (). I) Car
per, will be given on the evening of
May 17 at the Pioneer opera house,
and promise to be well worth see
ing. On the evening of May IB the
commencement exercises will be
held, at which time the members of
the class of 'It and the eighth grade
graduates will be given their diplom
at. P. Monroe Bmock will deliver
the class address Oerald Hamilton
who has distinguished himself as a
actor of no small ability In a num
ber of school plays, will deliver the
Appraisement Being Made vaiediotorium for the high ntol
class, ami miss y.eua Mcinuue win
of the Cost to Each
The county court has appointed a
new board of appraisers to appraise
the cost of Installing the Nyasa-Ar
eadla Drainage system, the purpose
deliver the salutatorlum A num
ber of pretty affairs are being ar
ranged for the graduates preceding
and following the commencement
L. It Haiubleton of Oakland, ul .
wan a guest at the home of Waller
liurko this week, on his return from
visit to the eastern states. Mr
being to fix the cost to the land i Hambleton at on Urn Uught In the
owners according to tne Denetun
Th new board of appraisers Is
composed of It. B. Raton, a Vale
rsrmr; Mr. 'onlay, a Hrogan farm
er, and Charles Ashford of Vale, an
expert civil engineer. They started
th appraisement of the SO0O acres
In th original district and th ap
praisal of th 5200 acres added there
to, last Wednesday, May S. They
are accompanied in this work by
Flunk I) Hall, secretary of the dis
trict, and by Guy C. McGee, chief
engineer of th project.
This board Is expected to make a
report to the county court about May
16. As soon aa th report receives
the court's approval, the district will
vote on th bond Issue and If it
carrle work on th drainage sys
tem will commence. The work will
bo done either by contract, or the
d'strict will buy Its own dredging
machine. Th work will
in Immediate supevlslon
Engineer McOe.
It Is expected to start work by
July 1, and about six months will be
required to complete It. It Is be
lieved the cost of this drainage sys
tem will be about 160,000. Nyaea
Delegate to National Meeting.
Charles O. Pollard of Prlneville
is a candidate for election a dole
gat to the republican national con
vention to be held In Chicago in
June. Mr. Pollard la editor of the
Prlneville News, the oldest paper In
central Oregon, and he has been a
resident of this state for several
years. He has been a consistent re
publican all his life aa was his father
who was one of the first members
of that party.
Mr. Pollard was for many years
connected with Important branches
of the government and Is a veteran
of the Spanish war. He advocates
the nomination of progressive re
publican candidates for president
and vice-president, but has pledged
himself to support throughout the
convention the choice of the people
of Oregon as expressed at the pri
maries, Irrespective of his personal
In voting for Mr. Pollard the peo
ple of the second district can feel
sure he will work in the convention
for the nomination of the people's
choice, whoever he may be thus the
people have, practically, a direct
voice in tho convention.
public school here, also in the Fruit
land district. He la now connected
with the Southern Pacific railroad at
Oakland. Blnce his last visit here
two yetrs ago Mr. Hambleton notes
many change and states that It Is to
h regretted that passengers travel
ing over the Oregon Short Lin can
not see this splendid fruit section,
which In his opinion stands unrival
ed, uot only for it fine orchards,
but especially for Its many nice
homes and well kept grounds.
If tho combined efforts of the Lit
erary club, Parent-Teachers circle
and W. C. T. U. are successful, New
Ply mouth will enjoy the privilege
of a free public library long before
the approach of another whiter. The
Literary club, which has this matter
vary much at heart, has taken the
Initial step in Hie movement and has
appointed a committee to confer
with a like committee from th other
be under organizations. With their heln and
of Chief I co-operation It la hoped that a free
public library for the people of New
Plymouth and vicinity will be an ac
complished fact at no distaut date.
Miss Marie Ackerman, chief opera
tor at this point for the Mountain
States Telephone Telegraph com
pany for the past five years, has re
signed her position, much to the re
gret of New Plymouth people In gen
eral. Miss Ackerman has been ef
ficient, courteous at all times ami
exceedingly obliging to the petrous
of the company, which has been ful
ly appreciated. Miss Ackerman be
comes the bride of William Wardell,
wire chief of the telephone company,
the first part of June. Miss Ger
trude Ackerman has been appointed
to succeed her sister in the manage
ment of the office. She will be as
sisted by Miss Esther Sundrler and
Miss Margaret Ackerman.
Miss Woodlands euturta jied the
Kensington club at the home of Mrs.
Drysdale Monday evening. Music,
humorous reading" and a dainty
lunch rounded out the eveulng most
delightfully. Twelve young ladles
were present.
W. W. Wheaton returnod home
Wednesday morning from Welser,
where he has been confined in the
hospital with spotted fever.
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Campo are
the happy parents of a young sou,
who was born on Sunday.
Incidentally, however, clean up
week should be three hundred and
sixty-five daya long.
Political candidates generally get
what Is coming to them, but the
trouble is inducing them to see them
selves as others see them.
It's wonderful what this shortage
of dye-stuffs Is doing for us. Its ef
fects are so distressing It Is turning
some of our distinguished citizens
prematurely gray.
Mr. Ford says he does not
to be president. He won't.
Mover's showing of yardage
floods An opportunity of
fering values that arc dou
bly good because of their
se.'isoiiableness. May is one
Of the greatest sewing
months in the year when
people are busy pl.'iiminp
rod preparing clothes for the
summer. No store in this
section is showing so large
an assortment as we in new
vails, lawns, striped and fi
gured gOOde, fancy dress
silks, imported pongees,
crepe de chines, crepe chif
fons, geogetteij crepe ohif
new wool summer poods and
also the heaiiliful new trim
Gossard Corsets for Women Who Know
All women who wear (iossanl Corsets know and we
want all our customers to realize that tJossard Cor
sets are not only of highest quality ami durability
but give a real hygienic and comfort service that is un
surpassed! Every (lossard does something for you
and being a very positive corset it is necessary to
the right model the one that is designed for your fig
ure. Our spring lines are now complete see the
splendid (lossara
$2.50, $3.50, $5.00, $6.00, $7.50,
$10.00, $12.50 and $15.00 Models
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When it comes to smart
spring shoes that keep their
shape because they are made
of right materials. Vim
will find them here at no ad
vanced prices, because they
wore bought before the hea
vy advances.
The grading of the railroad Into
Hendtre Is almost complete with the
exception of the yards and the cut
at Crane creek gap.
At the rate they are going trains
should be running by July 1st.
P. 8. Weittenhiller, manager of
the ResHMl townsite company lias
put on two more crews In clearing
the townsite that it may be surveyed
and placed on the market in the very
uear future, as many inquiries are
coming in for locations of which a
few are awaiting the opening day
that they can buy their Iota and start
construction. Burns Tribune.
(From the Journal)
The formal openlug of the new
public library was held Thursday af
ternoon uud eveulng and was an un
qualified success from very point
of view.
C. E. Dodge, consulting euglneer
of the Nyssa-Arcadla Drainage d'.s
trlct, la in town today and reports all
well lit drainage circles. Let the
good work go on.
Work ou tiie extension of the
Teusen building Is already under j
way unit Nyssa will soon be able to
boast of another swell garage. We
are about the biggest little town In
A son was horn to Mr. and Mrs.
It. Toombs on Sunday, April SO. The
young man weighed in at l
pound aud if he fulfils his early will develop into a "white
hope" of which the country may well
be proud. Mother and child doing
Clossen A Carman and George
(Iricii. the contractors, report that
the brick work on the new Wilson
building is finished The roof is
soon be ready and the building will
soon be ready for occupancy, when
Wilson Bros, stock will be moved
in without closing the door for
The Electric Investment company
has a force of men extending wires
to the new ground on tiie Owyhee.
The obect Is to supply power for
pifVnta: pumping plants. The Pay
ette branch of the Electric Invest
ment company has already installed
in the territory between Nyssa aud
Weiser 22 pumping plants for irri
gating tracts of laud that are above
Um present ditches and river in tfcesf
respective localities. These pump
ing plants range from two to 125
horsepower each. Their aggregate
horsepower is about 320 aud they
will pump water for about 2500
acres, mostly in small tracts.
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Rit yourself )
in HER place
Mr. Mart
Why not get a food
oil stove so that dur
ing the hot weather
your wife or mother
or sister or daughter,
can prepare the
meals in a cool, com
for table kitchen?
Jit suits
No wood or coal or
mImkj) to lug. No
waiting for fires to
Catchup. The long
UlM chimneys do
away" with all
smoke and smell.
In 1, 2, 3, andt-biinici'
sizes, with or without
ovens. Also cabins!
in la with Ficslssa
ing oven.
Ontario Hardware Co.
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