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About The Ontario Argus. (Ontario, Or.) 1???-1947 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 8, 1917)
ONTAIUO, MAI.HF.IK (II1NTV, OltKOON, llll ItsHM. I Itltl ll M. lfM7.
FIRE ALARM SYSTEM
NEEDED SAYS FARMER
MIIHI, IHKTN ATTI.V
TIO OK f Ol Mil, TOPKKH-
KNT I VtllKOI' ATK HKHVIC'K
-TO INVKHTIOATK (1WT.
SUPPORT FOR BAND CONTINUED
I'rtiierty Owner to Receive Another
Warning on Requirement for Hev
er Connection before Dlplomatlcl
Relations are Scvcrnl.
Whither It la wlae to apend all of
the fire department aupply funda lorl, MlUK , HM.kl,oMw ,.,
none tlial la neeacu or 10 oiven a
portion of the amoun for the Inslul
latlon of a fire alarm system, tlml
waa the question plared before the
council meeting Monday evening by
City Marahnl Harry Parmer.
U. I'.. -...., In .-. I rt flllMlllnlll
Iy Mayor W V lloinun and members
pf the council, declared that while
I he department was badly In need of
additional hose the city needed the
alarm system which could be given
from the office of the telephone com
pany. Huch system, he aald, were In
nmm lit Mori, Htm U'oUor llllinu lltlil
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other i Mies and I very effective, ao
cording to his views the city could ill-
veri a lllirilllll III im inline) ikii.iii- '
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ly Intended for the purchase of hose
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anu in..- ....... ..u,e..n,u... -"' I
In connection with the lire m-
mlttee Mr Farmer waa Instructed to
Investigate the matter to determine
the coat of Inslalllog such a system. I
r..l. Ik. Jl.A..-.l.i. -. Ka M.tl.e
l.ur.na ...e ...s. u., . ... .....
Councilman Ward faulted! aaked
whether or not the franchise of thei
telephone company did not require
the installation of such service, lie
said that as be remembered that I
measure when passed several yeara
ago audi a provision waa mad, tho
ha waa not certain. That pbaae of
the mailer will he Invetslgiited.
LMfe Attn Slile Walks.
City Attorney I' J. Uallagher
brought up the matter of defective
aldewalks and advised that the city
council as a matter of precaution, to
avoid possibility of litigation, miii that
cited a suit pending against the City 1
of Vale and all of the counclliiieu
there and urged the necessity of
avoiding a similar experience for On
tario Councilman W W. 1-etaon added
to sidewalk discussion the suggestion
that an ordinance be ggiaid requir
ing the cleaning of aldewalks within
a specified time after snow storms
This appealed io the funny hones of
the councllinen, fo rCouncllman Kay
Wilson declared he would have to
move out of town If such a measure
pased for he had 1SS feet of SO foot
walks to combat Mr. I.etson declared
that he was the ouly councilman who
all side walks be kept In condition, es- A((1(J( ffM hH tIwt lM rM,(, of .
pecUlly that t boa. be repalre,, .., ,lh,.. . ., , ,
which attention had been called, lie.,, ,,, r .,, . ..,.. ,, wlll I
ever cleaned a walk anyway and he cttn one make money mllkiug
wanted some of the others to tryjeows? Did you say no? Well t,e
a hand at It After a lot of Jollying It is because you have not the kind of
about the matter the question was;inws found In the grade HoM. in
referred In tho city attorney to de herds about Nysaa The herd ol t.ih
lei-mine whethr or not an 01 dlnaui c ,, Sll M ,,,, example ol 1
dehiilng a given district in the city herds During January one of this
requiring mi,Ii treatment would be nerd made a: 4 pounds of fat ami
legal. another cow made S4 II pounds of
The question of hitching racks re- (a( These are wonderful insult-.
reived some attention but no action
waa taken the iiucsiion I.huk referred willing to tollow intelligent methods
to the street committee in breedinr and herd ri'T nt
II 0, Drane manager of the On Yiv cowa in tills herd made t I
tario Rand addreaaed the council and pounds of fat or better during this
requested a continuance of the appro- jmme month
priatiou during the current yea.rj Cowl monthly average 10 I pounds
This was granted by a unanimous during nine months This herd has
vote. now been tested for nine months and
Hewer Turns I p Again. t1B high monthly average of butler
'ci. iu,ai .au,.r ..eililoiie.l for fat Dsr cow is 40 k nounds The dailv
i. full i.v a la, oiih.h which was re-
fused by one vote in tin- council was
again petitioned for and a date set for
a hnarlnir. on the petition This led to
a discussion of the question of health but about UO pounds fat per
regulation and Mayor Human called 'year.
to the attention of the sewer commit- There is no better country in tin
tea the ordinance requiring conec- world to dairy than Malheur County
tlons la the sewers when within a The dream of the eastern dairyman
reasonable distance from the trunks Is realized here. Corn silage am
or laterals the best of alfalfa hay. The Mi
ippi Valley farmers have always la-
04 110 KAST 4 HITV1NO Tllir mented the fact that we had the hay
AMI 111 SKK I.ATK8T STVI.KS
Mrs H C, Hover left this week for
Chicago. New York and other eastern
centers to purchase goods and see the
..iva..e si.ies mi the benefit of the
H . . ...---
Biany patrons of Mover llros
Woman's Olub Members
Would Volunteer Service
One of IIir questions to hi ills
cussed at tho mooting of tlio Wo
man's club at tlio library this aftor
Doon will be, "What can tho club do
In case tho United States goes to war
In Retting; down to cold facta the
women of Ontario are thus Retting a
flying atari on the men. The women
believe that like their English, Ger
man, French and Belgian sister they
ran nerve tho nation In many way
and are ready to do what they can.
RADER BROS. CO. HAS
GREAT YEAR'S TRADE
Last Haftirilay All Old Officers
Are Ite-elected. Itiggrsi
Vear In limine-...
.The stockholders of Itader Hros.
enmnanv held llielr nnniil iiicotliit.
1)l Saturday to receive the reports
of the officers on the business of the
paat year. The only out-of-town
stockholder John Itader of llolse
who Is president of
The visiting president was perhaps!
the most surprised member in
, i.i .. .n... - ...- ,n" siiii-siuimrrs in me i mi a no-.-sya-for
with the failure of the i.,,f i u .tkll4ii. :...!;. ....... I I... ii I I ..!.... . . ..
... ..vt. iv
fruit crop on the bench ho was antlcl-
...tin . daerM.ed .(...win. In vol-!
. A. v..-l - -. . -
iiiill - in inisiiiosn i,ii-i pi'-iiou-. ii-his
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n,i-wsiini.,i,' nuiuii.li inn
uro,,.P received. Frank Hader.
.,, grnpri m.n,fer of
When Im found that the bualnaaa
(UM(d pr.vlo0B yMr h
lnrd,y bBvl) t. W road offrr no
specific reason for the Increase but
believe that generally It may be ta
,en aa an Indication of the prosperity
whose crops consisted of hay or
aheep and cuttle It certainly Is
gratifying to note the Increase In
business and in v brother ma 'certain
ly surprised, but the Increase Is just
.iiiuthei annual event in the eleven
years wa nave neeu here, ami we
note an incrww alnce the ,.,,ll.l-
lion which brought the grocery de-
liartuient with the Md'oy brut Hers
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Frank Itader. secretary and general
manager; D. C. Itader, treasurer.
GIBSON AND SON HAVE
A GREAT DAIRY HERD
Owe Cow Makes tJ.4 I'ouniN I Ml lot
January ; Another H4.0
ion en he Hiiuine.l hv unv one w In, is
average has heeu 1 Iiii uounds of fat
and 37.3 pounds of milk This is
remarkable when we consider that
the average cow In the I' S make,
and that thay had the corn. We have
brought them together here in Mai-
heur County, and ao haje the great-
est of dairy countrie,
M W W HOWAKO,
UNITED STATES ON VERGE Of
WAR TO COMBAT PRUSSIANISH
FOLLOWING PRESIDENT WILSON'S ADDRESS TO
SENATE LAST WEEK GERMANY SHOWS NO
DESIRE TO RELAX ANNOUNCED INTEN
TION TO SINK ALL SHIPS IN PRO
SCRIBED ZONE WITHOUT WARNING.
SINKING OF CALIFORNIA MAY BE OVERT ACT
War and Rumors of War All Important Subject of Con
sideration in Ontario-Loyalty Manifested Former
German Sympathizers United in Their Determination
to be Americans First.
War willi (Iciiiiaiiy w.H the one thing iii rumst ill
iiiiimIs of Ontariani dftring tin- paal week. With ev-
rVy ,,ther .section -.1 1 1 1 - lllltril Stjites the citizens ii.l-
,,,W,(I ,l"' UlU'si l,VSS dtapijtcllWJ Willi illtel'et . N"t that
atten-Ontarlans want war with (
. . a ..
'"" inif"- in tin- im. - i. - iiiiiiiiii
lllNt U. WHS tllis tllr tllillU
VTCiJiia.ii oyiiipttbiiixciB j.h jutvyai.
While regretting that,
with Germany all of the Onturians wlui liavc hitherto, mid
do till uphold thi' Prussian
lies, were united in their declaration that as hetween the
United states ami Germany
last and .ill the time.
Waiting Overt Act.
Tho the tension between tin United States and (ler
inanv has heeu tense during the past week actual hostili
ties have not
It'inni. Telephone messages to Hoi.se late this
( 'I'hll I'siljl
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aiterioo 1 in cute tit no new developments
, , ,
lli,V'' ,;,k,',, P1"
is waitinu eoilete repol
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1 1 v i- 111 i.ni.iu.i . -n. . 1 111 1 1. .
el', ulllorilia. oil which wclc
rnKr,s g rUahlllg thill
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tloS lor War supplies, lulls
measures Heeded ill the crisis.
taken by CongreuH was the endorsement of 1'ioident W'il
sun's action in hreakiim relations with (.criiium . Only
live Senators, three ropublicant and two demuevata ruted
pgailist the Sciialc resolution.
SOLDIER OF FORTUNE FIGHTER UNDER
MANY FLAGS VISITS ONTARIO THIS WEEK
Dr. Tillson L. Harrison, Former U. S. Private- Soldier in
Belgium Member of Foreign Legion in France Lt.
Colonel with Carranza Surgeon with Villa and Lastly
Surgeon with Yuan Shai Kai in China Spends Week in
With trunks tilled
gathered in many lunds. with a sin
ry of exciting adventures that (lis
counts a yellow back thriller or I
moung piciure serial, Dr. Tillson I..
Harris., u lermerly of Drewsey um'
Hums was in Ontario this week the
gueai of Mr and Mrs i' J Uulluglier
Dr. llarriaou lias JubI returned
from the latest of his adieutuie:
ihr... months service as a surgeon in
the revolutionary army of the tale
Yuan Shai Kui, in I'iiiua
story he has
to tell la a
to the ii-
celling ' haptel
The doctor, accordinn to big inter joined the 1 arratisistus under fieiier
eatiug tale, whicli lie interestingly al t'allus, with whom In- was for 1 1
lold started on his last series ol gagg monthi.
adea by leaving Hums in 1914, go Kollowlng the defo:it of lalh 1
11. ne tg BotgllUP where he the battlo of Agua I'rietu, whicli
Offered bis skill as a surgeon to lag
Belgians, hut helore their medical
sen i,e could he organued defeats
came and he eiili.ted in the aimy as
a private where his service in the
engineering corps of Uncle Sain In the
Fhllllplnes came handy.
11.r the defeat of the Belgian ar-
m he Joined the provUlonal 1 n
lagtuii in Prance and latw wan i"'
- . - s iiiiiii linn ii iiii- iiinni in
wllilll focllSCtl tllfil' lit t I'll-
.11 i , t
thcii - is a possiiniitv "t win
cause against the entente nl
they were Amerieana, hrst.
icciiiativ or anv iitlliT power,
At the present time President Wilson
from Vllleric'Ul relireselltu-,HUl'''
1... .;,,! i til... n,..i.l, II.,
.1. giiiauig i .... 1 .. .. .c. ..,,
several American citizens.
hills lliakillfl V asl app.opria-
detllllll'; espioliajie ami olllt 1
I he most important step
the t 'aiiilai.ui .oiilingeul until
Hc second battalion was wiped out
then went io Knglaud to join the ltd
(runs Inn after delays in getting
Hignuient came hack to the slat. .. 1 gf
practiced in Idaho for a few mouths
before the war fever again sent him
to Mexico, and it was th.ro that his
most exciting exeprieiices were had
First, for throe inoni.l. Io ws
with Villas urmy as surgeon, but
having witnessed the execution Ol
several of his medical orderlies at
sunrise, ami not 1. sling that it was
a haven of security lie left the ser-
n 11 and Just a few weeks latii
annihilated I 'alios urmy for the time
heing and seni many of his lore s 10
tho Auierlian bordor, b went in
I'hlna where he leinaine.l until the
( Continued oil l'age Km- 1
on. Thomas Patrick, .,
t ti i.s morning Io I'ity Aiioiio
Mi I' 1 liailagln-r.
Local Surgeon Is Ready
To Go In Case of War
Indicating the steps which ha .
been taken during the pant few
months to mobilize the forcea needed
in cuae of war Dr. J. l'rln.lng of On -
larlo Is among the number of in
geona who have volunteered for ser
vice If needed
"Several months ago I rendu d
blanks from Washington aaklng
whether or not I would Join the
forces If war MM l , hi i '.'
Dr Priming, on Tuesday. "I an
swered the various questions asked
In theb lank and volunteered my ser
vice. I am ready to go any time Crowded
they call me."
This la the attitude or Ontarlans
generally even those who like I ir
I'rizlnng have sympathized with Ger
many In her war against the allies.
PLAN BETTERMENTS ON
SHOE STRING SYSTEM
(stockholders ol Ontario-Nysau Irilga-
gntlon oiiipniit I lo, i IHreet4m
and They Clan Increasing
.ii hi iiii- tin ii ii.,i,, , i i. it.. vi. .....
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sa irrigation company held ihcr nil
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...,n im,., iiioiiiii. ,,.- ill, im iiii r. i-n-ii
ed Include S li lioiinau. A. W. Trow.
E. M. (Jr. Ik. C A. Marshall, Thomas
W. Claggett, I'leti 1 Ten son and II II
Kollowlng the adjournment of the
stockholders meting the newly elect
ed Imard met and organined by the
iB,K.,,OI1 ,)f A w Trow
pie. Idelll .
a m. onig. HMiaiHNMim
I'he hoard also considered, hut
took no definite a. Hon upon, a ntiui-
tier of proposed Improvements for
the coming Irrigation season. The ill-
re. tors, to avoid a repetition of the
cietlv hn 'ill,, low 11 dm 10 Hi- hurtling
r a, motor. 1. 111 011 hiving 11 man at
the pumping plant all the lime To do
, . ,. .... . ,
is I he necessiirv to nil 1 11
small bungulow for Um bMte ol
"" ''P'oye A ne pump lll
also be installed
When these Improvements are
made the dins tors feel ih.n th,, m
"V" n ''"' '"'' "'
none In the northwest Unhout
lliiprnvfiiienta Kngllimir Frank
"'" "I H who recently inspected
the plant .1. clarod It equal to any
pumping sylseni hetwvii
ri.it and lluiitlngton
ARGUMENTS WILL FLY
AT NYSSA TOMORROW
Mini. -., ,,.,, 11. I,, ,i,i- o lloi.nio ,,,,,l
Nyaag will Its-lenniiie IHuhi. Io
I'loi ceil in I oiilel
Ai Nyaaa Uimufoa Dlgbl 1 1 1 1
11 1 1 I'lew-hind and John gtOOTI I -p
.' Illg llie I 'III. II 'Io llll--h Scl UOl
will i h.iiii;, ,1 on 1 lie 1
noli ot toiupul.oii S . Insiiraine
will, tin- repri gralai li 'i Nj
I'lie winner ol t he del, ate l !
ilo honor 01 Bleating the m Inner ol
'i I'enill-l ... . , . gBde dchat' for
the privilege ol n 1 1 1, iiii.- I isteni
(Ill-Hill ill Ilo
c oiiupioiishlp ill ilo Itgla blgll 1 l.n-,1
Since Nyaaa lig tlafagtad Vgb g
the hrsl eoulesl li I i -o'mii ;, i i u
Illg .11 the net ' ' llM I
III, choice ol sdi 1 ,- lot -
wii uphold Um aofl ' I " lit ' -
sa will argue ih all.i '.iati ve 0OPIeg
lion. A number of the high clinol
students and members ot the 1.1 uliv
Inland lu aocoiupauj tin debatet i"
loinoiiow 1 lining
TONNK.MIVjt Mll4l M I.IHM.
A wedding whicli united two ol
Ontario.-, well known young peoph
took place Tuesdaj At thai time
,he worUlj wer,, , M ),t , UJ,i, l 1 .
Anna TooalBgaOU the wife ol Ha)
Uaiuho ol tins, city Both Ilia bride
and groom are well and favorably
known to Onlailan- They will ni.il.e
then lion,, in t!:i city
Mi ' .11 and Mr and
M I Hell lllllol il l.l 111 lie, I IIIIIII
I'm Hand Monday.
ABUNDANCE OF MIRTH
11:1 h.irn I I, KvrKRT.WX-
MKNTV-NI'Kf lAl.TICS (ItH
NEAT SUM RAISED EOR BAND
House i.htk Kntertiiim s
Many Turncil Away and Se -
nil I'erfurtiiance Is llelng ,.n-
slilered n.i. set .. .
Ontario, at least 400 cltisens, lit
erally held Its sides to avoid serious
results from the galea of laughter
produced by the Oregon Club, On
tario band minstrels given at Dream
land laat Thursday evening.
The house was crowded. Mom thaa
4 00 people were present to enjoy tha
evening's fun. and nearly 200 were,
turned away. To let these enjoy th
port a second performance Is being
considered and may ho announced
The performance opened with a
chorus number by the clrtia In which
Mioruey w W Wood presented tha
one fair countenance. Numerous
specialties Including songs by Jam's
ii Smith, who made a hit wltb
"Mother Macree." while II M.
Iirouiie committed contortions wits
"Another Hag." and set the house
roaring. II. Vonlteaden, Uyr a
Turner and Chet Lackoy also perpe
trated mirth producers to the )oy of
lint ween acts Mayor W. K. Horn, 1
made a brief talk urging the unltnl
support of the hand aa a deserving
public Institution The second part
was devoted to the Introduction nf
specialties and proved an adequate
meana of displaying the versatility
of the penormers t'lui l.sck
Marry Lauder specialty waa a scream
III two dialects mill a Scottish brogue,
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while J II (oittat unit A r . Kindle
were a laugh producing pair In im .r
skit Turner and liuiimick burl,.
quers of Weber and Melds were a
real e. 110 ol the tanioll" I olliedlaua.
W li II' amgiiard s 1 hireii' t solo
another of the pleasing features.
To .1, -clsie that us an amateur pro-
,,iiou the atraalgg'i enierlan
W11K fi,r u,mi. ,. ordinary Is a mild
statement of the fads and Judging
by the uproarious laughter which
greeted various numbers It waa a pat
nl fact Dial the crowd got Its 1111
oy's worth slid then nine 1 me of
the features whicli contributed 10 t
sin cess of the evening was the
cellenl work ot th, orchestra.
I'he pi rl n- was managed v
the following- lliron Turner, dlri
lor. J l! Smith iniin.iger; C f
toW, .1 ' 1, ,11! manager The I
im lu.lcl w W w 1, Interlo.
tor. Kiid men. II M llrowne, ('. T.
1. .11 :.!.). ah 1 an ti ii nt k . Byroa Tun
ell. la, Sleplon 1 ov II Vim It,- i,. i
I Kiddle. 1. 11 fockrum, J Q
Smith Sidnet Kohiusou. Alt
laud. I' Ml ' anifihell. J l. loll"
The orchcsira 110 ludad W. '
. I. duel tor; I. mil., It Tallin
aim. Qoorga llardman, oonMl
M W.ilkel. I'llle. I v Rrduiig,
. larlnet, and i.y n Uuekaor, at
LOCAL MEMBERS OF IDAHO
GUARD EXPECTING CAll
w nun r Doyer .mil Kvcnit s 1 1 i
who .mi hi 1 nl ly inUKterei! OUl ol
. e a Mil 1 In Second Idaho .
rag dim ' paaari itoaal) ihaat
for 1 1 1 1 are expecting to l.t ei 1
u (.(),s i;t
any tlnn Tin "
vision ol their enlistment BfOVldM
that Ihey 111 11 y bi called upon ..t : y
I inn- during I In BI M two I ear
...III .1 I'etlv of U , I ,
iiiue iIiiii I oiuiiaiiy nl Idaho
National guard 1 spending .1 few
days lit the ciiy with his sister Ms.
I'. I. Sln-el - Mr I'elly is lookiri
hue and says he njoyed himself on
ihu trip to the horde and aajn
trip like thai I worth the um, 1 t ,
fauna, ataa Ami also iimt at
his 1111 1 f'.il 111 and lea.lv 1,1 gi
the word is re. eivi d fol aBJ I