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ONTABIO, MALUKU. COUNTY
ON, TllTl.NDAY. WW 24, 1917
FIFTY CENT WOOL
IS PURCHASED HERE
1-lliST lilt; RAAT1 u ORMOOM
I. IP to DO AT mint Mt.i M
TAKK.1 BV Lot . HI I
I o HosinN KIHM.
SHEEP MARKET HAS BIG DEAL
Tut ii I 1li of County Will Reach
Two Million Pounds or Itotinil
Million Dollars for Wool Alone. .
Klfly rent per pound waa the fig
urn numwl In two purchase of wool
rroni loral sin . p mill thii wk hy
A. E. Kraxler. who made th deals
for Boston tlrm. Mr. Frailer de
clined to give tin' mimes of the local
neller bill It In understood that each
of thrm received approximately
flit), 0U0 for their rllpa. Thla Is the
tlrst purchase of Ksstern Oregon
wool in thene prlrea.
Only a few of the local aheep men
liave disponed of their rllpa and all
urn holding for the fifty oant price.
A few rllpH of fine wool have been
sold ai II mihI 4.1 cents but uniform-,
ly I lie ileinand ha kepi the price
hUh. In view of these fact men
who are conversant with condition
eetlmate that the value of the wool
clip i.r Mulh.-ui rmiiity will lie close
to $1,000.00(1 since It I estimated
I loil not le HiNii 2,000,000 pound
Will be taken from the back of the
sheep of IhlN suction
Make .iKI.iMMI Never Maw Mieep
P. II O'Nell wa one of the Nheep
men who made a neat profit on a
band of wethera which lie never
Maw after purchasing them, accord-In-
to report on the atreet. Mr.
O'Nell bought 5.000 wethera from
J. I). HlllngMley lat week and old
tin-in at an advance of 14 per head.
- Me Hunger Sign Ahead.
That Ilia high price for wool to- j
gather with a linllar condition for
Lay ha beside polbllllla of big,
profits for the ertllra community, alio;
pnaalhllltlee for heavy toaaaa later on.
la the opinion of A K. Kraxler who
discussed the situation with a nuui
har of man ilila week.
"Thar la a limit at which theae
price muat break," aald Mr Kraxler.
"So long aa the price of wool, aheap
mid rattle penult the alock men to
pay a good it Iff price for bay aad
..till make money there Is no d.ager " ; ' ...
prices get to a point wher. they did ' American boy. and girl, are
. lL..JUHnnu.l In Ihlu Li. III., hv lllM til
aevural year ago here Ihe sheep and
cattle men will not ome to this sec
w eases vn rnrw i
Year ago the sheap and cattle
I from the Welaar territory win -
tared about Ontario Then one year
the hay prices -Ml an high that they
had to Mil out or so elsewhere This
tl.ev did and Ihe hay niarkel for
years waa bad. There la danger of
ami the raiubers
should take it Into
The it led to
t.iAU,Aa I,. Hia litfht of ureseut condl
s, but n,.r, ,, g limit and hlla
L0HM a jm4 tUPBt tor thenva.lv.
, ,., well look to ...tore S
take rare of ihelr market created by
preaenoe ot the lo p and
cattle n,. ii
YOUNG COUPLE COME FROM
DAICC TA PPT U1DDIFH
DUIOL lu ULI rlririlULI
At ihe home of Mr and Mrs C P I
Cuiuiiilng last Wedueeday eveuiiiK
the .addltUJ ol their only daughter,
Mia l-:ia t'uniing, to Ueorge M
Jeffr ..I Bols was celebrated In the
presence of the Immediate families
of the bride ami groom Itev W W
Brewa of (he I lined Presbyterian
cnirch perfonned the ..reinoiiy, fol
low iiik which a vi willing supper wu
The bride, who Is au accomplish; '
liiUHiclau, came to Ontario wtlh her
parents set. oral years ago from her
native city, Monta Vista, Polorado
AHer remain lug here for some time
he went to Hoim- to engage in musi
cal work and there she met Mr
Jeffrv who is with the Idaho Electric
Mr. and Mrs Joffry left the moru ,
i. ihH weddiua for It.
.... ..-. ...
their future J
IHsiMMUM' i MM, IS
sTIVDIslI ioMI-S TO
ovrtlllo To i mi- i
liewey Standlah, formerly of
Onta rlu hut paw a resident a
nurghnff, Idaho, came to n
tarlo Wednesday to enllNt in the
navy. Blessed with such a
name the young man would not
be denied. I'nllke hi lllus
trlou ant-ester, Captain Mile
Stnndlsh, this young man It Id
the courage to peak for him
self.. He had been denied ad
mission to the army onre before
the war owing to slight de
fect which has since been cor
rected snd he persisted In his
effort i Ho Is eight generations
removed from the Purltsn hero
snd as his name Implies was
born not long after the battle of
Manila Bay nnd named after Its
hero, thus he has a record of
achievement constantly before
him In hie service for hi coon-,
try. Young Htandlah waa en
listed by I'oMtmaster Jake Oregg
and after taking a physical ex
amination hy Dr. Jacob Prlii
CLASS OF '17 PASSES
NTO SCHOOL HISTORY
MkVOQVKlIT DIIHKHH in (.HUM
ATKS MAN HY DH. OHMS
I'. rCaHMIR OV KKKH
DR. E. 0. SISSON SPEAKS
MU,ar1iitrmle..t K. i. Halle, Present.
Ills 1-N-t I lass lo Hoard for Dlplo-
iiins. Which Were Delivered bj
Al the high school auditorium
which wa crowded with the nianv
relatives and friend of the gradu
ates last Frldsy evening! the largest
class In the history of the looal high ,
school received their diplomas.
The address of tht availing was de-
llvered by Dr. Norman F t'olainan of
Head foliage. Education, aald the
speaker, wa but a1 training for Hie
boy or girl for Hie battle of life ftuch
I L.ttl.. 1. tm itiaiiLu.l ItM
dulsence of their parents, who In
I their well-intentioned effort to give
their children every advantage deny
,""" " privilege of self-develop-
The easy road In boyhmid and
. young manhood Is mora often than
I .. !.. noiilailiiitlnir nalluli tit ihn Til I I -
" - .
urea of later life, he aald He also
-. .A .WS -.aaASilu rv-iemlt I 1 1 at I r Willi.
ra-u mm n.vr, ,
. . t. . t J .. u. ... n ItiKK n.illuuu
"' w"r inoir o a "
- "" "'U develop their Heir-reliance
During the course in ins auures
-"- -P- occas.on to dl
the pget IntornaUonal .1 uaUon
' -" -"""'
II,.I,, ,., ,,11,11. unit a-llKI 11111 1
-lai.-m.-ni ot lh. imiticeof th--
for which i In- luitiil Stule ha en
; ih, sr
Sup.iinleiidelil lUih-y who with
ih. pr.--.-ntaiiiiu M lh. 'lass to tin-
si-liool board. -i..-rci! hi- conjn el inn
with 1"' '"Cl nmtiiutloii spoke of
,lt, growth oi education in Ontario
durliiK recent yeufs
In -.uc int talk to the members of
the das- I'., innt Frank llader of
ihe School bounl told th.-iu af tin-
hopes enlertalned for them by the
board ami hy their iriuudn who know
that Ilk.- those who have gone kotor.
them they will lie wormy in ine -
fort speut In their education
then pr.-.-elile.l the diploma.
f. H. S. GRADUATE WAS
MARRIED ON WEDNESDAY
The home of Mr. and Mrs A. H
Worth of r'ruitlaud waa the scene af
a wry punt wedding. Wednesday at
.clock, when thekr ilaughlei
Margar.u l.ucile was married to Har-
Hull of Ontario.
itoutinued on Page Pour.
REGISTRATION DAY TO
BE FITTINGLY MARKED
mi who txnoi TO Ol I I I.
SKItVH M TO imvi: M'PltO-
ItXTION Ot r'KI.I.OW
WILE CONSIDER FAIR NATTER
Matter of I niirtli of July t'elelirullon
I'nsetlleil Hecrrtnry Ntenrn
s.u- Plan for Fair Will
ItegiNiratlon Day, June 5, will be
appropriately marked In Ontario
The citizens who come lo register
will he accorded honor and a pro
arum of piitriiitlc nature Is befng ar
ranged. The committee which ha
In it srharge the arangements for
fjjsj Memorial Day celebration will
also care for Itrglutrntlnn Day. The
committee haa not fully determined
the nature of the celebration.
The iiueNiiou of the Fourth of
July wa another of the matter
which ociupled the attention of the
"him in re I it I Dull at It meeting Mon
day night and Mesr II. I.. Peter
son and It. M Parry were appointed
lo determine the sentiment of husl
neaa men In the matter. The com
mittee In Its trsvetlH found the bust
ness men undecided on Hie aa;
and that matter Is ntlll pending.
Secretary Steam of the club In
formed the members at the club
meeting that at the next meeting a
plan for conducting the .o-inty fair
would lie proposed III detail. Ha
,,, ,,,, ,he d)re,tor, 9i0i9A i1(,,i ,
soma eases declined to serve and t hat
others had been found who would
tske their places. He Indicated ihui
the plan contemplated reducing the
niimliiT of day from four to three
and latead of bringing horse from
other states to have the aclng feat
ured hy entries from Malheur and
Numar0UB comunl. atlona war.
p,ceni.Nl to the cluh hut no actio $t
,,,.,. WBH Mm
HOLY ROSARY GRANTS
,,.,, -as imnrn
DIPLOMAS TO NURSES
llliMT t'l.AHM IIKIM I.IK Al
TKAIMSt, St IIOOI. m t.HAIM
ATKH AT PHKTTV t'KIIK
Mom Tills i TKRNOON.
BISHOP LAUDS NURSES WORK
k. !.. . I...- 11. .......
ir. . ihkuik -
of Hospital Dr.
eel lor o
MciIiIm I - III I I
vVee I rges
tdltllx I lie
i In- truiuilig snd vocation of
uraing i- otiual in linportau
nlat ol Hi- laaohlaul .mil i raining of
ii- and prteata; and
tlat u,,. lullliliin-nl ol ihe obllgu-
t a ,,i ,, m-. ..ill- i.h u iavotlOO
,,, ,11( g ibi- d liiiiuanilv
Hgllul to lliat ol theae pun.
-,i,,i ciiristllki In Its character was
tin- muHHiige glvu to tb. tirst
, Kradiiatc ir.nu tl-.- Holy Ito-ao
-ruining MaaMl b Hi Raw, llishop
ir;.-ill this afternoon
n,. Itiwhop's address waa a fc
,lf ., vt.ly p,,.n coininen. .ui.nl pi..
t., ,,,, Kn, ,,t u,e W iImui hall I.
uu an. Inn. . ot marly uu, ol which
tr It. O Payne, d.an ..I the facility.
pr.-.-i.ed. Dr Jacob l'rliuing, Hie
llrst speaker of the afternoon, re
viewed the i.iu,.i-. ol the hospital
. ii. I recounted the aid which the in
stitutioii had been to Hie medical
profession In Its effort to rell.
and promote the welfare of
in unit) Dr w J Waeae
Hpoke of tile V.ilUe ol the ',
it'ainiUK and de. lared thai III Its
work to serve humanity it also traiu
..mng women whop
course for their proper relation to
life and fitted them the more com-
SCHOOL BOARD NAP!
H. It. BOVOLAH OK HlfHMosu.
mippoi hi, caoncn to wo,
till) K. (. HAII.KY--vVIM,
WIHIYI-: HRRK At tH ST I.
HAS RECORD OE ACHIEVEMENT
l.ont List of Candidate Canvassed
MM Choice Wa Maale Board
Alan Name Manual Train-
H II. Douglas of Blchmond. Mo..
will he Ruperlntendent of the On
tarlo public schools next term. This
announcement was made hy th
school board this weak. At the same
I tape the board announced that It
hajl elected 8. M. Boucher, a gradu
ate of the University of Wisconsin as
teacher of the new manual training
Mr. Douglas, the new hesd of the
local schools, come to Ontario ilih
a record of achievement wherever
h. has been He was chosen from u
list of II applicants recotn mended hy
seven of the Institution, of learning
In t Miintr.v lli .-lection bdasj
due lo the fact that his credentials.
In the Judgment of the board
the best presntd.
Mr I 'ii u In ha rcelved two de-
Hi..- Ii. mi Hie Pnlversnty of MIk
sour! and has a teacher and super
Intandent of schools both in Wyoming
and his home state has made aoo.l.
whsMi, together with his scholastic
attainment, recommended him to
Having taught school In Wyoming
ha la no stranger lo Western people
or Waetern Idess. He bus a wife and
faintly who are expected to i rlvu
with him In Ontario about August 1.
Mr. Boucher, the manual training
man, has taught similar depart
lueiite for the paat three year In
Wis. opsin. He will install the
equipment and organise and leach
the subjects to be offered here next
iHil Kystems ol Kdiicailnii Declared
I'nsultad for Serine of
Following the dinner at the Men
Brotherhood meeting w-dnssday
evenlni I'rof Ma. lioka .1 Bole.
gave an addreaa on t'ocalloaal Train
ing in the public school Mr Host
who Is a tralued specialist In agri
culture ami has charge ol the Boise
.i i ,i ,. pn sled the Miii
Jed in a lei y nun UV iiik inn
"Our old system ..t education," he I
uid, tilled pupils for the prole- j
but oni eight out of avarj
liiimlred who graduate from the
schools enter t h professions,
com.- fanners .' . 1 1 id. -men, '.' I
nils Out ol a thousand men
.-we, I only IS percent would
acknowledge thai their school train-
Ipad I hem --. ure poaltloo
I illness In eer ui-i.in.-
Tbare vocational training has been
given a fair trial it hail succeeded in
H the studtiils interested In
their school work, decreased tl
leliniiuency. Increased Ihe
i age of graduatea, aud the
number win. entered college.
"The principal JuMHleatioii for vo
cational training is that It trains
siudeuls for usefulness helps them
lo nnd locations aud increase the
....! pi o.l II. iitenea ol our
citizens llolse high school lias a
farm, on which the work of d
lug and constructing the building has
.! udsiils, a cafe
lari.i in which Ihe eatables ar. pi
pared by the class In Don
The Men's Bruthei hood will dla-l
loutiiiae ins monthly illnn.-r until i
Wilo ISfTfl -i ft It . i
sl t.ooii I Hi n Pit RHUS?
Wll on of Wlraoa llrni.
has turni'il over to the Argtia a
letter front sjeju In i
who W.BU to com.' lii Ontario
for the -unun.'r to pick fruit.
ass. will bring with h.-r llc chil
dren, all able to assist, iin.l
wants work for tho entire sum
hut. starting with Hie straw
, According lo her letter,
which commends Itself for Its
frank expression, the family
wants to help save the crop
while getting some fruit for the
winter. Two of the boys she
says are large enough to he of
aalstance In the haying fields.
A n v one who desire tho services
of i hi family can get In touch
with them by applying to the
RED CROSS TO OPEN
COMMI I II I - LIMA I HOII I
TWW III II. HIM, s III W
I i H l ilWMI I s S MI Ii
TO I I IIMSII III HIM,.
UEU UCUDEDeUin 10 OnilPUT
PltPI rlLrlDLnonir 10 aUUuIII
. t no I'iii.ii Donates luioini
for lables Plan-, t oiii.h i . .1 i..i
Italslng Fiiml. Henehts to
Down town headquarters ol ItM
Out. ii lo It. .1 iross will In
soon iis the . oiniiilltee determines
Which of Hie two hulldlllKs olTered
by K l.ees can be put lu c II
Hon tot octipait.y Owing lo neeae
slty for utmost care In Ihe prepar
ation ot ihe building In will lake
some tluie to do Ibi work. II 0
Mow i. Miss lasV Smlili and W.
B I-ees have Oils work In hand
In the meantime a committee
nig of Mis Hmlth, Mrs K M.
Orals. Mrs. Frank Radar and Mrs
Bay Wilson will arrange for fur
Dialling the building. psliillns the
flours, kalsoiiilnlng the Inierloi .m-l
other work The flrat contribution
to thl work waa made at the meet
ing of the director Tuesday ei.-ultii;
when K V. Van Pellen gsve the lum
bar necessary for Ihe building or the
Men's Membership I'atnpulgn.
On Saturday of this week II I:
I'ockruiii. V W Wood, K 0
Pett.-n. tin- men uieiiiberslllp com
mil i.e. assisted hy volunteer, will
i it. -H..II i. et and Hie down
town district tor ineinbershlp The
woni.-n loo will work Mrs I.
A MM in Is lo have charge of a head
quarters in the l'" t nib.. ,unl Mr
Trovi-ll will have .barge of a tnfcfc
in It.idet Urns' store, where on that
I it In pet cent of the gross receipt
Mill he K I .-Ii lo Ihe I:
uilli'.iii I unil
I n-i hl i laaaaa Wart,
The hrst aid .h ...i I nieiit has
organised The ci.i-- m. -t I geada)
evenlni; bill owina lo the ,!h-i
Dr W J Weeas no work wa- doat
Two . las-e- ol Hid i roas iii.
tiltd llolio liiiar. I :u- pbinin-.l ,i.
both will he al work next week In
porta I Is high and
ilio want Hie complete ...HI
should siKiiify their desire al one.
FLYING LEVER HITS MAN
WORKING ON ROCK CRUSHER
.-k While Kd llll i
working Ihe liner mi the rock
ciu-ioi wi.i.i i." erttaateg roak rm
the oad leading in the bridge,
!!y dropped int.,
Valor as II was carried up II
to. i.-v.-i- i..,ck. sirikiuK Mi
Berry on the cheat, throwing him -
back agallist a post A few day
he was taken violently ill and
I aid called. It wu. roiiud
(but his heart waa badly atlectcd II.
.-1 ill fin -eveiai
lor several day. but i. Uaprovlai
ui.ely at present, tin. -till i.inilned Ui
: DECORATION DAY IS
; TO BE COMMEMORATED
COMMI III l, I M II I t'MMI in i;
nil n wii i t:i no -i
II III I s in CI1 It IHK.WIZ.
ATKINS l-l.ANs I Hi SKH
BASKET DINNER IN THE PARK
.Morning F.xen lies at Cenieteri Af.
l.i-noon Program at Park Husl.
ness Houses Will 1oc Dur
ing Part of Day.
W In. day Ontario will
' i do linnor to the dead. Mem
orial Day exerrlHi-N will take place at
tha Cemetery In the morning and In
the afternoon a lilting program will
lake place st th park. District At
torney II W Swagler will deliver
1 the oration of the day.
At the rommeclsl t'luh Monday
i n k a committee headed by Rev.
lb i hen Livingston and composed of
'Attorney W W Wood, J. M l,ewla.
llov. W. M llrnwn and A . Itlddks
was named lo lake charge of tha ex-
This committed met with rspreaan-
ii.nves of the w. C. T. V. and tha
i ild Soldiers snd together they pre.
program. The procession
" oam.t.ry will torn t tb 0M
Hull at ' lock and III tblt the
imlltee hopes that every organ-
city will be represent
A. MeVI!llsms and DanKerfoot
have been selected aa Marshals ot
The committee expect ihe lodge,
tha Honor Ouard, Hoy Hi outs. Idaho
, National Uuurdsiuen In the city,
.High Si I I t'ndet and all other to
Join the old soldier. Committee
i.i pr.nide d.-corailoiiN Include, Mr.
M. K iisbi.tii. Mrs i' K Hecoy aad
and Mrs. IHiikIibiu J. M. lwls and
A. K. Kiddle will srange for autna
to carry I hose who rsn not march to
Ihe grounds unil ihe ICed I'roas will
be reprc-.iii.-d hy Mra. Hay Wilson
wllh s n ii in Ik-i or little girls.
Al Hie psrk lii Hie afternoon fol
lowing a picnic dinner a program
will be given commenting al 1 p m
Included in ibi will be . program by
the lisnd, mush hy s young peoale
chorus, the reading of l.neohx'al
Osttyshurs Address by Mis. Bthel
McWIIII.m and Ihe addreaa of the
day hy Dlsirlci Attorney It W Hwag
ler. Itev Km lie llsmis will pro
nouiice the Invocslloii. The buslnsas
houses of I he city will arrn- fnv
the hours of closing during the vx-
SENATOR HARRY LANE
Siei ulalloli III.. oil Itife g to
Wl t lioieiiior Will Name a- His
su,.i Had Pollllcul t'aieer,
died h.-l I.I,-
i tal a. tin "u"
blood pn hi.
is way- Il fled b
.. huh III
Men who lor 1
!t 1 III !
wsr ill win I
I. .'hi to balk i!..
Praaldanl I im 1 1 lltiil.-il to
bis llluesh .mil hastened Ilia dcalli
illutioti over Ihe stale Is rife
a- I., .linn, Oovernor Jama. vitb-
eoiiibe will ll. Hue as III- sue
.-publican leader are being sound
ed out ilna.H I. ate this allernooii
Alloriiei II Brook, w.i- iin-.d
111 wire 111 ll. I 10. .!l..lld.ul ol one
Sen. it. n l..un raj hoin nt toii.i,
g , n ,:, h. iwilMlad m umi
I was supn inieiidciit
r n,,- inaana uapUal at lalem Iron
lsi to 1 s y 1 He was mayor of
Portland trap iur '" ll"' i"11
u I ; wail tlecled to thl I nited States
.1. i . ..t m.- Hen Selling ol Port-
Aiiiouk lbu.se who are nieutloln d
,,,, ,,. mccaator are forun Seiialo.
i liaile I-niton, and K H I'lpi r.
of Portland, hll Kaslern I
K, public. m.-, may pn-i.eni lite names
i.thiued on Page Four i
bar. lkHl i. N Slanheld of PeudUuni