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ONTARIO, MALUKUi COI'NTV. OHEdEUON, TIM'KSOAV. MAI.MII s. 1!)17.
MISS MllLIAMS IS
WINNER OF CONTEST
ORDERS SEWER ONCE MEDICAL INSPECTION
CANCEL OPTION ON WEATHER MAN SERVES GALLAGHER NAMED TO
WARMSPRINGS BONDS, SCRAMBLED VARIETY LEAD ORGANIZATION
REJECTED BE BUILT TO BE
II ix. I s MAKK tmUKfttOH OP lo.
OAI, CHAMPION TO HKPKK-
HKNT ONTARIO IN OOt NTY
CONTKHT ON MAIU'H 81.
WAS RUNNER-UP LAST YEAR
Khll.- Hoy Contestants Dl.l not (..i
r'lrwl. The) lllil (tot Second and
Third H..MMI- Content t'lose and
Minn Kthol MoWllllamH will repre
sent Ontario In the county dorlntnii
tory content which I to he held hero
Hat unlay March 1. This wan tlM dc-
clslon of the judge In .ho contest for
local lioiiiirs held at Dreamland 'I'm
Tito Ml'- McWIIIInmn waa last on
the program of Keren speakers she
deaerved the honor bestowed upon
her by the manner In which nhe held ng the matter the council llnally t .... I
the audience n ttenllon during thek vote. Borne of the members did
prenentatlon of her reading. TlH I not want to vole hut when the uues-
Htory of Pa ray ," Oirt.d with a plean-1 , wa , ,,,. ,.,,n WBI( grunted
Ing persoiiallly. it good voice and , iiy five to one vote, t'oiinclli i
forceful delivery llio winner made a , Ward CunUchl I. -lug the ncgntlv I I M
distinct Improsslon and In- tie. islon er
of the ludg. . was a popular one I.,.-.. ,,.,, ., f ,,. MmJoPltv ,,
year Miss MrWIIIInins tool OK ,,,,, ,,,. ,, ,
H.'.H.I n HI MM- . .... I -- l
lb. . vor, ail me honon did BO) go
to the winner, for the Other contest-
ants dotnonstrateil ability nt 1KB
.nun l . i i i lose one. two l.nys
Willis Halo and .lolitt lim
took aoaoad . "i ti. in! honor
llrot) ..ni wiiii tin- other oonti
m-.llltt..l I well llio Ill.lg
es of Hie rout. - wot.- II. ll.ih.il
Llv Ing-Inn. Attorney It W I
and Principal I. 1. i nil. orison of Hie
Proceeding and roilowiiiK tOB MM
lest Hie lilitli school chorus sang M 'llio only ol lior business coining be
lecllotlK and Miss Itutli Met ullocli tote Hie meeting was llio auiiiliil i
nang a nolo. Kach of these tittniliors port o It 1 1 - library board According
aided in the presentation of a plean-1 to this report Hiere wore '..iiiiii I...
Ing program Bealde the speakers borrowed fro tiilhe library hint year, i
named the other contestants were: I The library treasury however wit
tlrace Mariiuis, Mildred I'oorman, ported to ho III led mil) to Hie extent
Itay Marshull iind Marjorle Wells .n v.l crnis
E. A. ERASER TAKES
Itea.liiisiineiil of Vffali's ol 1'l.nie.i
Lstiibllsliiiionl lakes Place wild
I ice liMiet al Helm.
Aniioiiuc. iii.-nl was made lant week
Of i . of the M.ilhoiii M.-i
. .mm. 'ompanv Allot a t. .. IJn t
luoiii .i i in- Brm'i i.i hi I i i
er purchased the stock and th. -lot.-,
which is a landmark ill Ontario, went
into ins i- h I-1 ., i plant
liiakliiK a number ol BhMfOl '" the
business liul has not dotinlielv d.-i.-i
milled upon thou char... U I
The M.ilhoiii Met cant lie conipanv
was on. oi ii.- ploaaor laatltui
of Onturio. In the daya pro. eo. linn
the building of Hie railroad to the in
lerlor It waa the headquarters of pi
oneer ntockmen. Much of the histo
ry of Malheur county and of Ontario
is centered about the institution
DORHAN SELLS SHEEP
AND NOW WEARS SMILE
trnoaj Mm ahaopmea who smile
those days are those who hav. Just
gold their flocks at the top pn.es.
D. Dorniun is one of them. Mr. Dor
niati sold Ins band or 1200 ewes this I
week to i'. 11 Irvln of New Meadows,
Idaho. Although he wore Hie BfMM
aaid Bheepuiati's smile Mr. Dormaii
would not divulge what he not for
his sheep. Iho he did say. ' 1 am
tatted." Utd to looked it
Havlni boon ao itiocoaful tins son
son Mr. Doiuiaii plans on inn.-,
his operations for i..i ve.u 11.
to liiilld a big silo in will h to pi.
pare fed for four limes the inn
Of sliep he had 'his winier.
Now Council Hevei-aee Order of Its
Prrxlereenor After Kffort Ui ftot
Compromise lietween Proper-
A. Jar.quinh who last year petition
ed for the erection of sownr In I he
alloy hack of IiIh property on Idaho
troet only to fall hy one vote got
what he wanted at the meeting of the
1 1 v council Monday evening when
hhi petition was granted with but one
fHiiaAril Inn unlit
When the tnntier enme before the
council for h hearing A. E. Eraser
who owna wvit,i lots, which from
their nature can nut tie benefitted hy
the Bower Hied objertlona and ax
oxplatned Ills situation to Um coun
cil Ills .it. f . Iimii found modi u-llh
, counrl nm bk ,(m .,,,,,
occnnlon Mr. Jacquiah offered to nu-i
part of the assessment that would bo
levied against Mr Eraser's property.
After spending nearly an hour In I
nn attempt to reach a basin for settl
anils of dollurs for trunk ewers and
I iliai the property owners
must unmeet when w it liln a reason
,,,,,. ,,, , , . ,,
would lie iBOOnalsl fit In deny Mich a
petition to a rt itdonl who want! to
lank.- a lontioctlon .iti.l I willing to
hour Hie greater portion ol tin- hur
den i in inoJImen alao .h-. u ad, In
, formally. Hie unit .-r ol taking Ml I
to make all those wllliln the sewer
district iii.ik. no, lions i
OLD OWYHEE BOARD
Ipactal MoMtafl Hidil saiui.lav Hale
of Annual Meeting haliu' d
Iroin hieptember In h'ehruaru).
01 l.il mOOtlBI "I the (tOt khold
to ( lw v hoe liji. h coinpai.
held al Hie ollice of In. Ice (I I. Kim;
last Saiiirdav BftOrBOOB for II. iii
-. Ini .in . - lor .nid u ml
lug Hie h. ' to ..mraiiv
It took some time alloc Hie Inc.!
Ing gathered to determine whether oi
n.. i b quorum waa I and when
i. ..in. I iiieie wa-- not members
ci out and hunted (Or atookboldori
until the required number was ho
When ' lo .-I.-, tion waa held iho old
dire, tors, J. M. liiincan. John Lav ,
I'. K. Kniison. John A. Ward. T M
Iowe, A. tjrainse, and W S. Ke.s
.v.-ie all re-elected. I'rior to the
meeting rumors of a division of the ,
stockholders from opposite ends nf
the ditch were lieard but the fight did
not materialize sutticietti ly to change
The proposition to change the tiiiin
ol the annual ineeilim Iroin Sept. -in
her lo l-'ebruary i-airie.l by an al
BM I iinalliluolis vole The otli. -t
lie . oinpaiiy are- J Al human. n.
Idem .1' It Kllll-oli. v ice pre--l.li-lil
and Q, L. King. elary.
PAINT M VN Is
HKt IPIKNT III lt II
I J 1 ti. K i. ii ol Van I'.tt.-n Lumber
company received this m-.-k a band
-ome gold watch from T II Taylor,
district agent for the Sherwin-W'il
Hams paint company for recording
the i.-..tesi increase in business of
till BTOf 1 1 1 ' ' ' in Ho'
Mr lilckson is might? proud of the
watch and ill view ol lie- fact thai On
iniio added Inn few new -till. In
considers the record unusual.
MKKTINCJ OK I'AUKNT-Ti: MKIIS
('HULK MuMHi Al II ItVtlON
ADOPTN I'AVOItAlll.K UK-
ONE INSPECTION THIS YEAR
Physicians and Surgeons of t'lt Will
Make hxAiiilnntlons I Tec llnh
Pays to lie Hpeclltrd for t'onven
At least once thin year, and twice
each nucceedlng year the pupils of
the Ontario schools will untlergo med
leal Inspection, according to a phut
which will he placed before the
achool board by the Parant-Tenr.liern'
After a short discussion of the re
port of the committee on Medical In
spection, including Mrs A W Trow.
Mm. Kdiin (Irlflln and Mm. Twllla
Head, a motion wan passed at a spo
clal meeting of the circle last l..n
day afternoon adopting the report
and urging that the Inspection be
started till. )i.u ttr Hie twenty-odd
iiioniliern present all save two voted
In favor of the report and tli ..Hon
to make It active. No .nilm.-ni
a ua!n list the inauguration of the In
spiel Inn were spoken III the meeting
.ooor.lliiH 10 Ho- ilan ol ICtlOB oiH
II n. .1 at Hie t Unit iinh the chlldri'ti
of the Unilinear and I'rlniary grade) ,
will ho . ainlned this year for the
common nllmt bi mi u.. phynlnlBi
nn. I .lire. -on . ol tie city will gather
M dime noun and the pupil
grade with their t.-acher will
giillier for the cvitniuiiiion. tin-
ordtoi the report ol RodloM
on speehiilv p...ire.l I I. ml. tor eacd
Thene blanks will then he s nt to
the parent with Hie r. colli iiielldnl loll
ol the li s. I.i ii - nil. I It will thou lie
B iniillor for the parents to determine
whether or not the ailments. If any
are found, are to he treated
Photo copyright by American Pieaa Asaoclutluo.
To prevent a minority from deadlocking tin proc dings ol Hit
ol K.-pr,- aOtOl ltd I no Kutsoi s dozen in Hie i h. -nn- lloUl - Ol
the Senate, tin- K.p ii Id i ca ii - and Democrats .,1 i In- HOUBO. BOttht r of .vlioin
have a clear Inajoiiiv propoae to lorin a coalition 4
cording to prOBOBl plat. 'ml' ' : O five iudupenderil m.'iiihei ol' the
House Join altbor DM a! tlM BI rllea the llepuhlicans end Deinocrat. are
tO llllite Hi eh-cHcg t'hmp Clgrk, speaker and .HVl.h- lie I olu In it tee e,il.,l
I) betw, n i'ii' predominating parttoa This howerer will not to dona
until all h. i ii, .j. p. ndtnls in abandoned fej II,,- part)
IHUKtTOItS HhJKt T HKOt HHT Ol
U MHKItM AVH Tilt HT COM-
PANi KM ADDITIONAL
i HIXTV II.WH ON OPTION
WILL NOT DELAY THE WORK
Other offers Have ll.-.ii Made for In.
sue Th.. no Action It..- Ilcen Ink
en t i.ii Them as let Will Pro
ceed ullli ..ii.l.i.ii.i.li. . i. Suit.
I(euenting an extension of 1.0 days
on Itn option for the purchnne of the
hondn of the Warmsprltigs Irrigation
district representatives of the Lum
berman's Trust company met the
hoard or directors ol the district at
Vale Tuenday. The reijuenl of the
company wan rejected by the direc
tors. i.ordlng to John Itlgby, secretary
of the dlstrli I the work of construct
ing the renervolr will not he delayed
by the action of the Lumberman's
Trust. It Is also understood thai nil
er offers have boon received fur the
hondn, Hid an yet no action upon
oilers has been tak n
In speaking of the action of Hie
hoard while In the cllv lo.lav Mr Itlg
'Tito Lumberman' I I'm i conipniiv
asked for II davs more lime lo exam
ine the properly The reO,tMOt -i
n.r the reason thai when th.
contrnet tor the bonds wai Mtond
Into the i.iinpaiiy asked fur II davs
hut said Unit II would not lake more
I hall t w.l WOOh I" . otilph 'e 1 1.
animation The board WM well ...I
Vlaod that two weeks was all thai w.ts
tiweaaary and could -mi for
the granting of an additional mi dn
"Tlie board In oonlltleut tluife
failure ol Hie 1. umbel man's Tra-el
cilllipal.v to lake the lion. I will not
delay Hi" construction ol the reset
voir or condemnation of tin renervolr
Spi liigtlme and Winter Play Tnvjt with
IsmcIi Other In Ibis Neetlon
Sh..n.iKe of Peed In Minie Hec-
thins QnM dig Iiwt,
Weal her, typical of the kind they
have hack east In March, wnn the an-1
Hortment the man who regulates
things aent to Ontario and all Eaat-
ern Oregon thin week. Aa the re -
still of the game of tag which winter
and npring played there ban been re
corded many severe loaaea to atock-ni.-ii
In the hill reglnna. Thone around
Oulurlo did not minor thanks to the
raol that here they could aecurc plen-1 Attorney P J (Jalhigher wan elect
ty of food. ,.,i 111,1.1,1 ,,l the (omerclal . iu.
An the renult of the nnnwn prnrll-1 at the special meeting last Thursday
cally all the hav In this section ban evening. J M Lewis, manager of
been bought up ami hail then been the Telephone company was elected.
miiiiv thotiiuinds more tons that too vlce-prealdent, and Q, M. Stearns,
could have hn-ii disposed of llils' city recorder, waa el ex-titl secretary
week In die t'snvon city region audi treasurer.
r rum Jordiin Valley heavy losses to Thin action wan taken by the hoard
sheep ami cattle were reported The "f trustees following their selection
long winter following on the heavy hy the tneuibern prenent. The newly
snows of lant winter depleted the elected board members nro A L. Cock
stocks of f I and added to this the ruin. A K l-'riiser, II f lloyer. W.
deep snow inde II Impossible for some
of the sto. kitten to get forage to their
MINSTRELS HAKE HIT
WITH VALE AUDIENCE
board Sunday atioinoon t ihls lat
ter meeting It waa dotormlnt I
laiige NiiiiiIici It. .in nv hi. In I iiiiio ii.il BOtlvlUOB be one of till
t MjOal I.. luiov Program lor prodUl IW lO I"
H I II and to D.niie. r working
.'ni. will hale a
dim n Mon. lav M irch I I I
n flub atid tliil.iii.. .1 conilnlHee i illl.in
wont to Vale loi I IBMI, I'-.rn fl Tuiiht, f Itl.l'l,
ami helped spt.a.l the mime nil. I i Harry Morow ami II I i.-h.hTWH
of Ontario Ihriionl the Bonniv -. .h mimed to care for the dinner and eg-
A large audi.- gr..ied the bovs tertall lit To this meeilng ev.t
who were assisted bv Hie ale ..I until III dnlarlo I liivit.d
in iiitiHiig on iho program
If the Vale folks enjove.l Hie visit
as much as the iititarluiis who in. no
il, nip. judging hy all Hie reports
that huvi hi d. the vein ur-
B as a real u. ce -
TIMES TO (1E0RCE GROW
v l llvrd who lor ome in...
ii Il.h.-r ol Hie .1 mil ill .
T I has sold i.ls mli i. .1 in Ho
publlcotloa to .
known printer and new papei man ol
: nn. I or some I In., h .
(iiow ha . I u connected wiiit tht
t w Meadow - I -'..
Siihii.iv returulni to iBBtura from
ill III - pui
I'rim v ill. N't .. I He -.. .11 i
m ... qulaltl iboiit
..I i lie monl h
HUNDREDS ATTEND SALE
01 H. H. TUNNY'S STOCK
II, III, II.-. I ol l.incn.l II. .Ill all II.
M Kasl. rn Mali., ill coiiniv and Iron
the l.lauo hench galhel..! al II,.- I'llli
ny mm I. south ol l,,n Saiui.lav i,.
hill on Ho- large oil. i in. ol Mock ami
eiiulpnienl ..tiered that day The sah-
w.,.- one ol Iho latg.sl private -ill.
ever hold in this section Mlll.-r .
Hi. k.ns oi Caldwell sold the good
and t l( Kniison wai the clerk ol
Hie Mia iiv.-i l,l '.m.i 11, ol cat
I a and good M BI o -old l noon .
roal hot lunch was nerved and en
j. hi. I fe) the crowd.
iti.i: HMIKMI N M ii v N
till toil piihii.AND MAHKKT
Several large -hipineni . ,,i call It
an dhogs loll i ii, I. ii 10 din ii .
,. lor t he I'm i land m.,,
I'oiir car load woiil oil' on Saiiii.la.
and were followed on Moii.l.iv hv
Hire., additional ahlpmenti A
from the ship cat i le ' In re
wei - ..I hay to ,!il
i,i polni 111 i ..' '.in in
w 1.1 n- Ih.- -sh...
s to Hie i al I le 111 II
'nMMKIU IAI, flTIl HOLM A .
MAI. KLLCI'ION I N, 1,1 W-
IS IH NKLK1TKD Vlt I -PltK.s.
WILL BROADEN ACTIVITIES
: lllg Social Hoanlon to lie Held MmuUu
Miinh III To Make 1ah Xttra.
Ilve lo All Men of Illy New Men
II Do.. little. J M Lewis, f J. (lull..
gher and W II Hon.
follow lli the .leelloll of Olflowr
the tlirectors held II shor' ii.
nid .1. elded on Inaugural lug a
llietlt Inr III. I. aslug of I .
and Ho- Infusion of new life Into Hie
clubs work This was gh.-tt delltiltM
dlft . i em at a i
At this meeting there will to i
cusslou of the .lull's oil. v for
coming year and short tslks will
made I... .. Iliulleil iiunilut of speak
ers. "Wlint 1 1 oil .
Preshloni fJallagfrfl la dlscii-slitg
Ing i. n .ting. I to g- ' ll i
'illlllo Itlteresled III the club
want lo broaden llio i luh- WW
i ..I ..ii we want the OB oparai
oi ov at hi in to ii o i rial w tot
er the club start ..villi nn i
when ii i.nuiii to i . re boll
n be done fey gOtl
DEATH COMES TO END
C. PLANT'S SUFFERING
- Hi I
1V fJtaboP I' -' a VI B
,.,. Hiir, ,,, , ,,. , ,,
vllurvU , w,,,,i
,,., ,.,. ,,,, made In
(,,iiai lo oe motor;
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L , ,,, , Bh) ,,, ,,,. ,
,,, Orogon ill III ii or l-t n
foreman ol the wrecking ore ol
1 1 i . H) w i
I'uoatelbi Hi i.le i - ft
children . lira uom i hrl
1 1, ur I 'Li it I o; Wei
brothers. Ed Plant uf Wtl
Plant oi t aiiionia
I II (.11 I l lilt .V(iV.
I . ap over ol. I ,
rn-.mi i . -i
ud .i- j.... .
being fl p
I, Hell oil I., .el i .
ni to folio, '