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THK ONTARIO ARGt'H. ONTARIO, ORKf.ON. THTRKDAY. 4Vi:ARY II. tT
OREGON NEWS NOTES
OF GENERAL INTEREST
Principal Events of the Week
Briefly Sketched fer Infor
mation of Our Readers.
An tip to ;! hoapltsl has bMo
opened sf Lebanon.
A meeting of the Northwest Tour
1st' association will b held in Port
land January 21.
A propoMl to move In I. inn county
fair from Sclo to Albany la now ra
l.otils H. Plymale. aged about 40.
committed suleldn at Medford by
slashing hla throat with a rasor.
Or. Dewltt A. Peine, physician.
hanker and capitalist, on of Kugene's
moat prominent cltltens. Ii daad.
R. N. Morrla. president t tb Ore
Kon Thresher Men'a association, died
nt hl home In Looking Ulass valley.
IIIiIh havp been received by Hip state
land board on approximately 0M
acres of atate laud . in M illi"in niini
An appropriation of I0MM for an
iddttton to the Salem federal building
will he Incorporated In Hip omnibus
TIip Cooa and Curry comity rl M
makers have formed an orKanlxatlon
lor the purpose of slunilar.lulim Hip
('una enmity product.
Apple trees hclween four and five
yesrs old. M MM farm B I D linrnrv,
at Kehoitnlv MM linen '" rr
liumtlllK Into leaven
Huiidon lias started u new Industry.
W I'raliiP and (I H aaMal are
Installing machinery tor the matin
l.li line III while ccl.ir I l.-ts
Vhoiil 0MM l II -Miniiteil .OKI
for the eolllllIK lllelllllillli lo pay ex
penses and salaries ol Held men for
III. I.ni'u 'i "I uillici .in. I geology.
Ii QajorSw. ii pron"'ioiin farmer
Iimiik a fpw miles noutli ol Klamaih
l.illi. la a HMH musni of llaMd
l. hud i; BO premier or Ktiglsnd
An upi'iiiiirlntloii tolalliiK $lo:t.
Mill .Mi mi Iinteisc of $."i.lnii..".U over
Hie i tirretil hleiniliitn in asked for In
I he supreme i Olirl III Hie slulc hlldKel
An inter otty baakpthall league, inn
prising tear.iH from Huker. I.a U ramie
Union and North Powder, waa formed
nt a ii i in t; held January I at l
A plan ror creation of a retlrempnt
mil pension fund lor teachers waa
.idoptpd hy Hip Oregon Stale Teach
era' association at Ita annual enliven
Hon at Cortland
Hop growers of I'olk county ara pea
almlatle concerning the 117 season
Many are preparing lo plow up their
tarda and have made plana on what
ibey will plant Instead
Wallace Mci'amant. of Portland,
haa been appointed by (lovernor
Wlthycombe to the elate aupreme
court, lo succeed Juatlre Kakln. who
resinned " iniouiil ol loiitinncd ill
Tool ' ei l.oiu awaiting acllnii Ii. i'
grand Jury at Oregon lily on u I
of second iIckivc murder. Iiroiivhl III
tumbles to an 'nl li hunting linn
self with I pair of . MpradMl m the
The I'lllleiill. e council has
warded lo Keeler I Iron ol Hcnver.
the Jiuil.niio iiniiiii ipul hoiid iaaue au
Uiotucd by tin voters (off thp con
alructioii of a railway connecting line
to the Oregon Trunk
Tin- duck shoot Inn m nun In Mult
nomah. t'lataop. Columbia and Tllla
innok ciiuiitlea cluaad ai aundnwn Sun
day. In every other county of the
state the aeaaou will remain open un
til auudown January 16.
Total leeeipta for the mill or vehi
cle department of Secretary of State
Oleott'a office Tor the year 19l" ware
W4,,.M: The dual number of auto
mobile reglatratioua waa S3.917. while
motorcycle aggregated Hit
A gnat inn la under way In Hood
liner county with a view to having
the legislature change the lawa of the
atate ao aa to uiakeyossible the ainal
gamatlon of the governments of the
elty and county of Hood Klvar.
At the laat meeting of the Vale city
council the office ol city marahal waa
aboliahed. there having been but two
arreala made in Hie last year, one for
drunkenness and Hie other waa for
violation of the peace ordluaiu
Judge T K. Duff at Culver decided
In favor of Madraa and agalnat Culver
upon the county neat question, and Hie
caae will be immediately appealed to
the aupreme court The matter baa
been in the court for several weeks
By tho close vole of 1S8 for and 14;i
againal the eflorl to obtain an Irriga
tion dlatrict In the territory contigu
ous to Medford tailed laal week by 10
votea An affirmative vote of Hi) per
cent wax ue.r.nary to carry the elec
tion. In the budget adopted by the Ben
ton county court i::ooo waa appropri
ated for a building for military pur
poses for the Corvallia company of na
tional guard a iih the proviso that the
city appropriate a like aum and the
siaie appropriate a aum equal to the
buibined appropriations, plua the ral
m of la land on which it Is lo be
Authority haa bean given the siee
utive committee of tbe Oregon But tar
4 Cheese Makers association to co
operate with the secretary of the atate
fair, A. H. Lea, In Intereatlag more
Oregon dairymen to eihlblt at the
Because hla wife had atarted suit
for divorce. W. J. Morton, a logser.
walked Into the store at Rainier where
ha waa employed, ahot and killed her
and turned the weapon on himeei'
Horton died instantly, hla wlf lin
gered four hour.
The state highway commission, un
dr the direction of John II. Lewis.
tote highway engineer, has prepared
two mannala In pockatbook form In
a effort to standardise state su.l
county practice In construction and
maintenance of bridges
Reporta are that the annual con
vention of the Oregon state federation
of labor will be the moat Interesting
in. I best attended In th history of
the organisation The federation
meets in Hslem January 22. and will
be In session for a week.
State Treasurer's Kay'a biennial re
port shows that the Inhprltance tax
funil has accumulated during the past
two years for the treasury general
fund In exci ss of ,15,000, and that of
this amount none has been expended
for the cost of administration
ItpprcHpntatlve llawley haa asked
the i hlef of army engineers that a
reciiniiiienilsll.iii he sent lo congress
favorite; Hie appropriation of IHii.nOO
to deepen the water In (he locka at
Oregon City. In order thai boats draw
ing up lo six feet may paaa at all
Milton A Morgan, a convict paroled
from the Oregon atate penitentiary
Dm her 14. and wlter by twM
pat Ion. was arrested by Cnlted Stalea
marshals at Portland on a charge of
havum sent an Infernal machine
through Hie mail to James If '
I. .un- coiiniv i orn has won a flrat
prfcM at the SI Caul com show held
under the auspices ot the I list Na
H MMl hank of that cltv. The prlxc
was for the western division of Ore
gon The award Is a silver loving cup.
The corn was grown by C. J. Sluvter,
On the ground that Instructions to
the Jury had been erroneoua. the state
oiincinc court aet aalde the verdicts
against William ilransnn and Mrs
Anna Booth, convicted in Yamhill
county on charges of having lain the
woman's husband. William Booth. Oc
toher R. 1915
M, in hers of the Yamhill county tai
payers' league and others In confer
cue with Hip county court at Mi
Mlnnvllle to discuss the budget for
1917, recommended the elimination ol
tho county rondmaater aud county ag
ricultural agent from the approprla
Hon, saving $4500.
A law which will require the brand
lug of all cold atorage food products
ao aa lo show the date they war
placed In atorage and the dale taken
mil. will In- leioniinendHd by the rcso
lotions i ill! r the seventh an
nual coiueiiliuii ol the Oregon Uutlei
and Cheese Makers' association, in
session at Salem last week.
S. mi clary of Stale Olcott says lie
h.iicvoH that the ii .ei lent lax Hull
i.ilion aiiiei.dinciit passed al the last
..in ral elc. lion was enacted especial
ly to limit the expenditures of public
moneys, and that. In hla opinion, uii
serious obstacle will be mat by Hie
incoming legislature In providing foi
very ueceaaary atate requirement
within the limitation
Judiic Calloway. In circuit court al
Salem, signed the final decree In the
flrat of the seven Hyde Benson casss
to bo adjudicated The decree is posi
tive that the state land board must
repay out of the school fuud $1 li an
acre for Hie Sim acres Involved la the
ault, but doea nol compel I be board lo
repay the interest accrued from school
laad loans aiace about lltl.
Railroad representatives at aalaiu
urged the committee un grade cross
lag elimination and protection to rec
minuend a law which will requite all
automobiles to come to a full atop
within ten feet of each railroad grade
crossing before passing over This
committee was appointed at the re
cent conference on grade croasiogs.
called by the alaie public service cum
Abaorptlon of Hie weights and maas
urea department by Hie state dairy
and food department ia one of the rec
oiumtiidatloue contained In reaolu
tlona adopted at the seventh annual
convention of butter and cheese inak
ra of tbe atate in session at Salem.
Legislation alao was asked for ui
powering the dairy aud food i . mums
sinner lo make unfit for use all cream
that haa been condemned
After examining tbe atatu budget of
estimates and expenditures, (lovernor
Withycooibe said he believed he had
evolved a plan whereby curtailments
could be made and additional revenue
obtained to do away with the 716,000
or more which it ia estimated la re
quired to run the slate government
over the amount which might be
raised under the b per coul liuiluiiou
amendment. Tbe governor will make
recommendations to that effect to tho
next legislature, but h will aet aav
iiounce the details uatil too tueasaga
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ALLIES REJECT THE
PROFFER OF PEACE
Declare Central Powers' Pro
posal Insincere and Merely
I'ans. In r. ply lo the proffer of
Ueriusiiy U I ber allies for a peace
conference, the entente allies, la a
oulU. live ii.i'. ile. isre Hist they "r
fugs lo consider s proposal which Is
amply and insincere The aote was
haaded to the Viosmau aasaaaaadui.
William liraves Sharp, by ProstUr
The aote declares thai the proposal
of the central powers Is not aa offer
of pssce but a "war maaeuvsr It
is dweiared to be founded oa "ggvsM
lalad raislaterpretatioa of the cSarai
ler of the struggle in the past, tha
present and the future "
Appended was a special lisig.su pro
test agaiast the crimes committed by
Germany agalaat that oouatry. la
this ataleinent Belgium declared the
klag and people of the country desired
no peace that does not include leglti
mate reparation and guaraates of ss
curtly for the future
The nole declares thai the preeeat
strife waa desired, provoked and da
dared by Herman) aud Auatria Itun
gary. aad that Herman made no ef
fort to bring about a paoiflc aolution
of the trouble betweeu Merbla and
Auatria Hungary, as did Ureal Britala.
francs and Russia
I be (i.rinsii overlurea are described
as a calculated attempt to luflueaee
the future course of the war aad to
end it by imposing a Oerinan peace
The overtures also are said to have
too effect of iiiumidatlag aeutral pub
lie opinion, aa wall as to stiffen opln
Ion in the ceulral powers. "nWU.-9Jit
b eiouomlc pressure aud crushed b)
the supreme atHgtl wlil.b lias beeu
Imposed upon Ibcir inliabllaata "
rtaally.' .t Is asserted, "these over
tures ai'emi'1 to Justify In advance la
Hi e yes of the world new series of
crlmea submarine warfare, deports
tiona. forced labor aad forced enlist
main of the Inhabitants agaiaal their
owa countries and nidations of use
Mrs n. tope l.udieV Tailor and
llri'Minakfr. I'hone Pl-M.
The kind of treatmentSteady
customors deserve Is the
principal upon which we do
Thirty years ago tho telephone was a luxury. Today,
through personal Inltlatlvo aad private enierpriae. It has bwcome
a necejealty within the reach ot everybody. Where once a busi
ness bad but one telephone with a limited talking range, today
that buaineaa haa eorrtoa with a range three-quarters ot a conti
nent broad, and every branch of every business la linked to -ery
other by an Intercommunicating telephone system.
The telephone baa earned Its responsible place and there are
now l.dOO.OOO Bell telephones In this country, over which go
26,000,000 talks dally.
Kvery Hell Telephone i a Ing- DwUnce Station.
Malheur Home Telephone Co.
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