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IT 18 YOUR FIRST DUTY-BUY A LIBERTY BOND. IF YOU CAN N.OT FIOHT, YOU CAN HELP WIN THE WAR BY BUYING A LIBERTY BOND .
ONTARIO. MALHKIR COUNTY, OKECJON. THURSDAY, JUNE7.1917
10 SLACK REPORTED
HERE REGISTRATION DAY
:n to NUMBER OF 113 SIGN ROLLSABOUT
HALF ARE MARRIED BUT FEW CLAIM EX
EMPTION- ONE ALIEN ENEMY REGISTER
WAKE UP! ONTARIANS
IINAMEN CONCERNED TROTH CORRECT CARD
fan Arnold and Roy Smith First in Third Precinct and
Arthur M. Mucks First in Second- No Known Slack
ers Several Mexicans Numbered Men Above Age
Call on Board.
hundred thirl!! Ontario men
Iwccn the agoa of 20 and II regis-
d fur inllltnry ervlce udM the
m rlitrlon law on Tuenflay. There
imt i lie nllRhtritr opposition In
registration no far known
ihiIiik the dVy rumor wan
m M purporting to credit at let
or four vning men with ah-
t thmalve from th city pur
ely. Official will look Into Dim
BOOOTOf, lin Iht completed
have i ' ii cninpered.
Pin' tm of being Mr, to re
I . precinct w.-.it in Vrlliur
Mink. I railroad employe who
i in- registration oftt. era when
i nnii-(l ili. nihil' Ivan Arnold
llrt, Juki a moment ithuad of Ko)
In the third pre Incl
Wl PMelrt waa tin' flrtit iiinii to rg-
mr in tii nrat pt.-iimi. u nan i.u
k maila n v ufter 7 u in
i in' i. r : i pre. lin I Registrar M
wion. aaleted tiy liay Wilson,
the name of 12 cltlteu. Al the
hall for Ihe Hecond precinct Id,
ir C M Steam, assisted hy A I.
krnni iiml K A Kraxler llMed 1
while I) I' I mar born, aaslal-
liy W. I. Turner, registered IP
Mien i In- registration officer open-
kOOUMa' Chinaman kit hla age
Ey letters from boy away from
e who, mindful of ihe law had
in u n United with Sheriff llrown
ent il, clr reglat ration In l.altue
pkahy wna one of those who did
Imt later when the I'nu
Dragon cloaad four daya annuel
expected ha waa abln to gat
home In time for reg lal rat Inn
"Moat Tall Truth. "
There were a number of odd clr
I iiica revealed to the regis! ra
ii.in nmrlMl, among them the pro
verhlal Irull.fiilnaaa of the t'hlneae.
tine of thn ulmond eyed Oriental,
not understanding the question of
regulation officer In the second pre-1
clnct declared ho waa "married," and
the officer took III word for It After
ho had been gone a few minute he
tUM hark with another Oriental and
naked to have the record stralghten
d Another chinaman gave hla age
aa 21 to tho reglater. who mlaunder
Mood and put down 29 and when ha
read the card over to the China boy
he . became i xi lied and declared.
inn i ( immre. my china paper any
in imt i ell trutb.
Aside from the silbcriltinnH of Ihc local banks Imt
lj2,HMi(if Liberty Loan Bonds have lirrii subscribed fur ui
Vonr tiovinnncnt net ls Your ail in tinancinjj; tin
Deposits in the local banks are now over $1 .000,000.
This community should suow-ribe for $60,000 to $75,000 of
Liberty Loan Montis. This is tin first time the iov.-rii-
incut has roqwted antl aid from most of us. Wc owe it
lour Aid antl fullest co-operation. Y have enjoyed liberty
and prosperity because of its protection,
The purchase of ft Liberty Loan Bend does not mean a
donation. You still have your money in the safest invest
ment t In- world ba ever known. Secretary of the Treasury
. iliiii has said if (lerinanv ran defeat France antl Knir-i
hind she will take their combined Herts and overwhelm
our own fleet. She will then In free t. lake our seaports.
which sin will be able to dp. einian expecti to eXftei
an enormous indemnity from US if she can. The Nee ret an
of the Treasury IfcAdoO says the indemnity would not be
less than one hundred billion dollars We will lose wh.it
ever we may have to pa ftg mi indemnity.
Isn't it better to subscribe to Kive Millions of BotMiN
and still have the money than to have to pay OIH
billion dollars and lose the money (
Patriotism means more than putting 8 Hag H VOUI
'car nr w c.irinu a shield on Vonr la iel anil uivinu one dollar Tht egg ,,r Um ii.-i.Ih aub
to the Red t'ross. It means Sacrifice. .Sacrifice of money.
income, loved onee ami even life itself If Our Young Men
are Willing to Give up Their Lives for Their Country
YOU Ought to Be Willing to Loan YOUR COUNTRY
Some of Your Money. -
Manx of you are weami button- rnyiliK there are one
MALHEUR COUNTY WILL
HARVEST BUMPER CROPS
BOTH IN IRRIGATED AND DRY FARM SECTIONS
THE CROPS ARE LOOKING FINE THE COOE
WEATHER HAS DONE NO DAMAGES AS YET-.
SPRAYING NOW UNDERWAY. d
WHEAT ACREAGE IS MORE THAN DOUBLED
Besides This There is Every Indication That the Per Acre
Yield Will Be Abnormally Large Soft Fruits and
Apples Show Heavy Bearing Trees are Loaded to
Krimi a nay balnw Nyaaa on Hi.'
Owyhee, Mlo Kingman Kninny and
that famnua Rig II. -nil region, front
thn Hnulftvard between Nya nn.l 01
tarin. and t iii-ii on to Dead Ox Flat,
ami Hi. -ii mi Lark In Hi.- lliirin- MM
iv linr 1 1 i in llrngan valley and from
linndreil aver) nook ud gonwr in Malheur
rounly'x valloya rome one atory. "The
Orealeat I'rop l'rimifi-iH we huve ever
onu one yoiin Dial li.-ni.-.i ma i , . . .. v- .... ....... ,.,i kl.nt im ...hi
. nn i a iri' 1 1 minion muut imi'i'iij.
million more souls.
I hi .iiini,,ii ,ii tin' raiK-lnTM.
Oeaplte the i-nlil inukm, Kprlng the
Itttd "l .illnlfa will he heavier than
ll-n;il .mil lli. rr.i which will I
In a few vtrek will he heavy.
Bealdex III la there will h mnr.' than
four I Hi ik-Ii win-Mi mill other
lint he count) I linn
ever before Till dug to the r,"-i thai
.lenlre to flu tin exempt Inn. hut he .1
not do an outright, merely Mid that jiosed of one hnndivi
he ilnl not want lo carry a gun and wr-r- All T.ilrn Vnil
r,.ni.' tM rirv" tlniea greater
KlllIO.SC 1 1 1 1 ' I lilt o In .in .ii ,il the PhhI i.:nl lie
. , riiroi.'r la. onu inn cm n in koiiik to
What Miniiort woultl w govern '
I...I IiIm ftl,.r ,11. 1 ...! .,.... 1.1. .. In ' " ""'I'
mpilon waa made for Hunt thell receive in this present 'ii The fruit ruticiierK are t loulily
Mm .,... ,;.. ;,, ..,..;.,.. ,.,! to,.k MrJaftM have b.-t-n ab , ....pecta pevall ....
... i .... i . .
Approximately nair or the young , ,
half of the
men who reelalereil In tlntarln
.i and have rhiidren depend- pie wno have profited should subscribe largely.
Ing upon I lie ni for aupport. , , - i ..
Th ..v ..-,. allien, alien Tile folloWIUU ll' tile Sll llSC II Ot lOllS rcceled ll
.neiny reglatereil In Ontario hut Wedliesda V eVellillK 1V tile loe;tl bllllks (tlltl the l'o-t f
there were aeveral realdent alien. ,.
til hv:Ht, for they have "done their
hit toward Increasing the ceieal
ajajp r..ieeii prartlunlly every row
Of Ireei In th wlley. Ulia year, ili.-o
I either aUalfa nr grain grown.
w Howard eonntj agt " gllur
al agent .ind Clinton W. Trow, agrl
u.iaat for tho Oreaon WeetirO
ColonUation .'niupauy with whom two
trlpa over th valloy ware taken ce
ertl) iln.cd nut In too iccliiitcel
tertna for Um writer, how the grr
and fruit ate progreaalng.
I h mneherM of UM Dd Ox D
region Inlleve that at Icaxt they at.
going to he nblo to down the BWftf"
who have Injured that region by ttj
Iiik tluil it ..mill imt he dry (uraTOd.
Itlght now there are) at least I Oil
bright green apod ilon.-d he ;ui,l
there on the aage brual hiiiahl.
ml the lower Ffat
region Thn variety of erupt growing,
from Millet lo Klint mm. from flax
to re .i i i irlej and ..a klnda of
regetablea, and the .nil
which Ihe i ui
ablna la favorabla ptraportiov.
tin the In i the ngriruUaral ngnnt
I iiuiihi. iIiik .1 aarigg of exeervce '(
with the Hhfl.tiil.ee of ii.iiiii of (
run. In -rn VII of Ikon teate app.-.n- to
he more than JuaillyliiK the axpeotaV
m Mr Howard Torn, laai
iii.tr own iii.niini I... I., ,,:,.!- aro
ilnl-iu their hit to prole their . ! (on
ami ahow that their faith I woll
1 of whom were Mexican work
ing on the railroad Moet of iheae Meg
lean claimed military experience In
A . . i ii i. ' -1 llt of all thoae who
registered will be printed aa aoon aa
the aherlft'H office ha It compiled for
DE SCHOOL HONOR SOLDIER HOYS HAVE
ON BY ONTARIO BOY LOTS OF JOYS IN tlTE
ulse se.on.1 II. e AinxiMg HIM
In of l.iami Ik i errlnl I IB I,)
alarlen, lite l.tsi of
lay lilenn of Outarlo, with a
Id average of T and one ninth
ltd off Ural honor among th
kth araue aradualea of Malheur
Ity. And what I wore, aunt her
and he loo, trout Ontario, Will
Jg, waa close on the beela of
mil mute. To record the wlu
of fir-it and aecoml place by hoys
avae day la a rarety that cau
lly bo passed by.
are the rude made by the
Mr of nrat place. Wesley Uloaa,
Slate examination Civil llov
uu, loo; Ur.i. niiiur, S7, History,
rthograph) , 100; 1'hyulology
Of tune, 7; Ueadlug 8; Writ-
ArUhmetl. t , Agriculture,
lay Glenn, the wiuuer, la the
Mr. and lira. Walter Olenn.
William Hlgga, who so efjsely
rd hliu, ia the aon of Judge and
1111,1. Ill.W KAH WRltC
WHT MAM Hot . S TON Agf
HAMK RAM. is l.VK OT .
nit eitiM let i
First National Bank. Ontario ia00a00
Ontario National Hank KMMKl.iMl
Thoiuas Turnbull. Mooreville I.IKHI.OO
II. W. Jones
K. W. I lowland
I. Jefferson Dickson
Win. II. l..tsoii
Ueo. H. KtdlnKK.
Harry H. Cockrum
Mary . (oekiuiu
Mike .1. Joyce
Wa Wilson ,
J. K. 1 leJJ
IK LOWS f 01 HIS IrKALAUE
r'K W A lilt IK .SHOT H.
1.. HAMILTON IMUIl luiMNi
a -eeult of a shooting affray
Watson, Tuesday morning, R.
Ian, in. ni win. shut Sieve Ward
ilgh the back below the right
Ider ha been placed under a
lOO bond by Juatleo R l l.ytle
ile. Aucient grudge was the cause
a shooting. There were three
Hoy I 'mi it Hard to l.el INi
Hianiw aatd Suggeatloa Is
It.ul a III Hunch Would
MAJORITY EOR GOOD
ROADS OVER 20,000
THK MIRI'HIMK IS I'ttT THAT II'
MTATI-:, IM'TMIOK Of MCl.TNO-
M til I'DIVTl HHOH'N MAJOR
ITIES IOII MKASI RK, MAL
UM It I III M V IN I.IMT,
III ELECTIONS ON SANE DAY
oninrio Hue of I lllea AMecled b
I'liauge In Ua r I'eulieiillui'i
I'rnlialili lk-oie.1 t i.leri. tie IIU
. Hinli. tilog Porllaail May Hullil
U ii ! nit mull ado the iople of
Oii-KOB, that M ihout half of III. -in,
look u low mbmloa off to pu-ia i.o
WILL HOLD BIG MASS
'I'll i.. I'.. i 1 1. .ml SM-ukei I oitilua to
Ills. n, I'mlileiiia Which N'iivs
I nr ihe I in. I'eoplr.
In i he Culluwuig teller received
la t week by J H Blackaby from hla
sou William who is now stationed at
Fori 8am Houston there is furnished
a good picture of the daily life of the
o Idler beys. Private Blackaby says:
Friday, May tb
Waa siufe for a couple of days, but
am feeiinx fine again. Am still work
ing at headquarter and like it prettj
My chief duty now la to make out a
report each day of tho men in ihe boa
pltal names, etc , and the ni.mhei
reporting hack for duty each day tad
what couipauin they all belong to
1 may have to help work on the pay
roll for a few day for If quite
job. We had to muster today to
sigu mi' ay roll
There lau'l any chance of i hanging
I. .I.- .iMal turns for lhv won't pkiu. now
tranafer anvone to the aignal corps bank became the owner n, lot
All the Outarlo boy who eulUted in building
the signal orp are in the aviation
-i now Bar! PnreoH nt came In
Will Seek $5,000 from Ontario for
Its Share of Nation's $lty,6W,VMu,
Ontario with lta suxllliary of !hs
i t-f of the American Ited
Cross ia expected to raiao at b
f.vOOO as its share of the lirat $100.
000,000 needed for America's share
In the relief of war sufferers Vale
with its chapter of Ihe American Na
tional lte.1 Cross is ..ipe.'led to raise
Just half that amount
The Stale of Oregon hats ael
it th. .ak .f raising iaoo.ooo Idaho
000 to ralto
laud of ihe o
from all of ihe
t Com in
tMMMBto uul '
r& jk jft 'I' ll.alea
p . haylerx
... ii -a ..
Former Ontario Man ShoumFaith
By Taking Farley Building m Trade
Showing that he still has faith In 1 said to he "edHboV -'5,000.
, Ontario, W T l-am I The Kurley hiUldjV Bh has just
the .iiNhiei of a rayetie : neen renoii VJJIr
u'mmmmmam bio. in-
ci,u .u.l uu aaatai liulliir iri-r -nn la
with Meaar Perkins Ik Musog ot , t xellur ami ti.o I
Hprinstiel.l Dragon, and in e.hauge The deal "aajHp week and
u. i ...i,i. .... uima Hfaliwr uriuv i Mr. 1-uiuDkIn baHnnH owucr of
last Mm. .1.1. When nn- i.nil. not
thru, that ' half of them, il waa
rou ml that dgJ IihiI voted to bond the
ntale for t..ti.il.000 to build good
isiIh They Ko declared that It ia
inilUh 1 hold two or three tleclmi.-
wheti on will do, so I hey made It a
law that a I fleet ions shall be held on
the sea da They denied tin pell
tloii of th. irlMiuera ot Salem for a
ui.ary in. m. n. ileclarliiK Uiat the
preawal filthy arraugeouent ia good
enough lor a felon. Ihe intern also
Uiid I'urtlau-I that it might, If ila vot
er h so directed, bond itaelf for any old
HUIII With f'hll-ll In Inn 1. 1 sl.lpn
tho voter also directed that u . n i
fiir.ii tax tlaaslHeation waa and should
i prop, i iIiiiik In tax measures
I'l-- i' ,ii i- half of lliem also
declared that the nm-lllutluu can lie
unieude.l b) lii,.ln Htlnn, ampli. a. inn
peii.-t nil inn or ,lanul ion or any
nthiir wav i. Iiiiik a-.
in iiitDcleu; uuii.l. ra for the rhauge.
Tha people, that i hull of them who
The pinhh.ni. which th American
penph ..i tig, the ili.lv nl u-iy
Oregonliu. In the criaia, ami how tho
pOnfjh nl On.i.rlii uu i pel fori. i tho
work gUottd iiiein lo do at tM. tAaxo
in help ii' nation, iheee ar ide
1 1 1 1 1 . k -. which iil i" fti it
patriotic mat! nneilng to he l.el
in II. ill Mniiili.y, June 1 I
Three of Portland' wall kimwii
pul.lic men. K A Kreeniau. vb-e prnav
ui.-ii i iimhflgtt Troal f4aa-
puu . Chapman, iditor of thO
ii Volar, god H II Cou'-r. inaMa-
be tn i. .. ,.lra ihu
Ii i . i. In. u thai these men I
board at tofMHM xmi a
Hinli.. ihnold ar .! thin.
EICIH GRADE CRADOAIES
HAlrffOR COBrflY OREGON
lliatilii If, N'yv- I,'. inli. n Viae
llnnalil, Verna Mni.ihi i.il,, Allco
Margaret Carter, Carol, n
u,l IChoeley Minnie DanielseM, Allco
Harper. Mnrhn WiNnii m a
lilntrlc I, Vale Alma Karp, Kay
Cheater Ma He liii:nit o... I.a reuce,
n.iiiiii' i'... vi. i I. i;.,.well. Kruuoeo
Horn heck. Thelma Rlrhardaon, Klta
Dm nboek, Krancih l
liitrici S, (iiii.iihi Kruia Howe,
IHailyH Km ii kiln Ruby Hum, In, I
W'lrii-.gai'. Ji- Bowl. Harold Newton,
fjwendoryn Now t on in. . Kerfnot,
huie a rlaii to role told the leginls
i-r day I all an Oi I
legislature Ik worth and that he van
go ahead a i . I introduce all Ihe hill
Kslh.-r Boil In Hun, Mil ullocll 1 1.
van Poorinan, Havid I'dlck, iipal
ItuwlH. Btboj McWilliams, W
Hale, lfttltj ClMin. Ood)
.uuu'.d .n ug ) M
Arod. Mr Ward ia ablo to be
art and cash 'I leratlojl tb huil.li'
ii ijate 4)
i Continued on gag i )