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ONTARIO, MALHEUR COUNTY, ' OR EUON. THURSDAY, JULY 26, 1917.
FHtST HEN CALLED
TO SERVE NATION
GREAT INTKREHT SHOWN IN t
MM'MTCMKNT OK MEN 8E-
lirXTKD rXIK KIKMT CALL
OVKR HKA8 AHNV.
MANY EUGIBLE FOR EXEMPTION
I'ikiMiUI I.LI of Hnt 180 Nemo
larawn a Washington for Mallwiir
Connty Cittn Henm-WIII Call IIH
Men t Week.
All Malheur county watched the
dally papers Prldey and Saturday of
laat tMk to see the order In wlikh
the name of registered men were
drawn for military sorvlce hy 111
board at Waahlnitton D 4
Aa the men lecrned of their order
of service and many found themselvee
among the first, all took IBS situs
Hon philosophically. There will be
It men to he selected from Mali., ur
on nly and to supply thco the ex
eanptlon board will call tin nret 11
name drawn In the lUt given few-
low, which la unofficial, having baa
takea from the dally paper reports,
the firm number Indicates the order
In whleh the name waa drawn, the
aecond l that of the county reglstrs
tlon board. Natl weok the order In
which additional numbers
drawn will be published In the Argue.
1 le SKI Lawrence Marshal Att-
hery, It. 3 Payette
I la 411 Leonard M Miller, Ontario
I la 164 Dlomlal.. Arr"iola, Jordan
4 Is I Oil Otto W Atkins. Jiunleeon
I la TIS Ueorge B-rren Kngland.
la II J HIiiioii Icaran. Jordan Val-
7 la 117 Robert Crummot. rowley
ft I : Archie W. Klelda. Nyssa
la 171 Charles Henry Crow. Wels-
10 Is SOI Clifford Harry Mariano.
11 Is HIS Busoblo Andulxu. Bualah
l la 641 Virgil I. Seybold. COTd
II la 141 William Prneklln l.ub
14 la III Leslie Robert on. Juuturs
11 la III Carl Dirk Heed. Vale
Is 141 Frederick Hrsiiljwy m
la 111 Prank l.ovejoy. Jordan
la 714 Henry Julius reier rry-
U 761 lrweo H. Moudy. nrogeu
Is 117 Luelo AmcnuBtegui, Jor
la 111 Vlctorlo Aoauieui.
II la 171 Joseph Blanton. Ontario
It la 771 Harry Forest Antrobu.
la 4l Cheater Ralph Amee, Vale
la III Johu H Smlt, Nyaaa
la 100 Pedro Alblsu. McDermll.
KIO Jamea Carllle Synie. Wat
gar Jeeob Peter Hill, ir . Vale
III l.wther Dee Pearce, Wels-
417 Dee B I'mkiuui. Ontario
406 Joae Alegrls, McDermtt
41 OtU Howard Ogle. Nysaa
g Omar B. Tracy. Home
14 Joe Oalaga. Weatfall
410 Ueroy Wrluklc. Oiilsro.
1014 Charles H i smse,
. harles I. Turemaa,
M4 Kdward Kranklln Keele,
411 Thuiua M. Beam. Oaturio
16 Oeorge Allen Doou.
1041 Cedl Warren l
11X1 Kdward Robert Higgle.
7 William Bar' U''1 v ""
717 Anson Harry Paraona.
141 Albert Victor
411 Ch.ug Hiu. Outario
11 Dvid Kly Hawklna. Nyaaa
II Jesus Newiienoo
la 117 Edward Hart.
Is 711 Oliver Krank
is 111 Joae Arrisabalaga,
is 11 4A Charles A. Atnoayr Iron
II Is 1161 WUllam I Kields, Jamie
66 Prantneoo Amucbaategal.
it to U Carl .'oanett. Pnrnat
la 111 Moyd Raiaaell R.enuwy,
U 44 John Ruaaell Aimmsrsusw.
1616 Irving Arthur Hariii
lj)S Oeoige I tew, Vale
111 tovlng PraalaUn Artsold.
117 Joae a Uraaaaaa.
Dead Ox Flat Man
William Weaver, aged about
r0 years; determined that life
waa no longer worth living and
sotae time Monday night commit
ted saiclde by nerving the artery
of fela arm. Hla body was found
early Tuesday morning In the
hay stack at the Johnson ranch
on Dead Ox Plat a mile west of
Welaer where he had been em
ployed. The body waa taken to
Welaer for Interment.
No motives Is known for the
deed. The man was well known
on the lower Dead Ox where he
had lived for some tine. Coron
er R. O. Payne was called to
view the body and determined
i hat no Inquest was mtoeaeary.
The only known relative of in
man Is a married daughter.
DRAINAGE SUITS ARE
DISMISSED BY COURT
Two of Three Appeals for Isnrlaloa
of tvemty Coert tVwrl Are Die.
posed of laM Case to be
When Judge Dalton Biggs dismiss
the suits brought hy J. II Sea-
wenni ..... . 1. Uordon. appealing
mini inn u. unities Ol . lie . uun.y i nun
In tho mater of benefits derived from
the Malheur Drainage Dim rid
boards were slniost cleared for actual I
Only one more case remslns to be
beard that brought hy Mr. W K. Ut4
who as the owner of a mortgage on ,
properly with it. the district has filed
a case. This will be heard on the
return of Judge Biggs from Seattle.
With the disposition of this caae the
board la prepared to peenead with
the ssle of 1m.ii.Is and the letting oflUwl, Ur (.1D,tM, Tn- ocenaaion I
the contract for the work In tfte I
trial ..I ii.. rases against the district
MoCuUoch 4k Wood appeared for Hi.
ilLiriri c Milionsgll represent Sea
weard and tiordo.i
Leeter Seawall of Payette waa In
Ontario on Tuesday trying to bay
hay al $li 50 per ton Mr rteawell.
however, waa not able to contract
for uay st that llgure here.
' Mr and Mrs A. 1. Coekrutu snd
son Arthur left Sunday morning at ,
re o'cioek for lgan Valley In tin-
..o'lntalna for a two weeka Bah-;
m .:l buuttna trip.
A. Venator of Venator arrive in
Ontario Monday for a short business,
p' I Mr. O. K. Keely of Payette was at
Mr. and Mrs Chenowlth mil Miaalhe hospital for a few days.
Clara Summer of Caldwell drove up; ' Mr. Adam O Myers of Celdwalt
from Ike i'h Comw.v e.po lew be
urday to spend Sunday with Mrs P.
Maw Qladys Kranklln left Dunday
for Alpha. Idaho, where she will visit
friends and relatives
Mrs K I.. Sheets, who has
il at the hospital for several
weeks Is eonvaleaclug and will pro
bably be removed to her Home next;
and Mrs. Keuo Newman drove
Jerome, Idaho to visit
with Mrs. Newman's parents. Mr.
Mrs Oeerge Vaaderhooi
ANTT SALOON HAGUE
NAN SPEAKS SUNDAY
J. M. Hicks, nttoreyney aaa nam
eeretary of the Aatl-Balooa leagae p"' oepie oi nays .
uaaeea la Portland, will sp-ak Mr. J. B. Swatman .u Newply
at a Ualon meeting of all the charene tuonth. waa- at the huspilal lag a i
l.. few held in the Baptist church -inn few days.
day ereaiag July 16. oa the subject. Mr J M. McMullen of OrewmH
"lavy laforeesmeai a alight operation, and waa able to
Mr .Hicks to not a u leister. k6teere after a few days.
a lawyer., aad will speaa irom a'
ll.nasanaulilsfrk'W Hi- ..J.I. r-
... ... . .uKm A. VH illlsa-. i
Will '.HUSH. W1V W" --. j
ii isiiilsaiaa to lair TgflVni'H
a the state at Oklahoma, wnere fee I la
waa eagaged by the league far four
veafa aa well aa taiage that h,
aeajoaaa toned In Oregoa along
the same linen.
Careful invent Iga tlon reveals the
fact that there to lean than one per I
t of intoxicating liquors need to '
compared with till the laat
year of the saloon rag erne m me
HUSBAND SHOOTS HIS !RED CROSS WORK IS
WIFE'S COMPANION! STARTED AT GRANGE
rKTRANOKD 4XHTPMC KIUI'RE IIS
8RNTIONAL HHOOTINO AV
I'ltfl a MORMON BASIN
si sow EVKNINO.
VICTIM KNOWN TO ONTARIO
A. C. Teal IIihI kd Woodcock With
Mrs. Tral and Immediately HTarta
NluMiling Victim Taken to Baker
A. ft Teal an employee at the Rain
i how mine In Mormon Basin shot Kd
Woodcock laat Sunday evening when
he found Woodcock In company with
Mrs. Teals, from whom It was said,
he had been estranged for some time.
The bullet from Tenia's weapon en
tered Woodcock's groin snd the Me
ilm of the attack Is lying In the Bake,
hospital In a very serious condition)
Teale was brought to Vale Monday
morning where he was lodged In Jail.
No charge waa made against tfm
pending the result of the i hoofing
for a time If waa believed that Wood
cock oould not possibly recover, but
' later reports are fhat he will.
According to l he report from Mor-
nton flssln ImIiiiikv Is IIia raua of
,.,, T , , w).
have not lived together for several i
months Hundav evsnins M'.kmI. ark
and Mrs T-l. .i.n,i.,l iha ninsr.,
. . . ....
.... h -. , ' ,. "
snow .oaniucr. . nev i so sons .o
y.u, .n.. h.i i u....
TM1 w,)f( ,,,, )uM nMllrl(Kl ,.,,
B(ker ,pMwrfHl llpn (lm
. ..mbh nrn w.a
It Is said Teale opened fire on Wood-
,cock. with the result as staled.
Last Krlituy (.rtrrium s nuiiiliri ,.f
gajMB tools rhurge of Ik, -hatly '
wa, ,th BBUo-t-jning of the women '
- f Till itlTglgg ggj gtggf VHj- iMgwea
, ,,, women's Missionary Society j
of the l mi.-. I I'reabyteriaa church
A program wsh rendered, consisting I
of music, missionary pageant and a
report form the national oon entton ,
of the Women's Missionary Mocieti
In May st Sterling, Kansas Mrs
Jaenette Kvana was the deifetgales
from Hie local soeltey. Cooling ra
freahmeuts and general social I
rlosed the entertainment.
e Hoeipirtl. okm
John of I'ayetle
,. tl(tKpttH, rr , ,, ,UM
Born to M ra llansu of Dr. waey,
la baby b
Mr W Itoor of Kruiiland, s
Mr. Johu KUhari.Koa was operat
ed on at the hospital.
Dryden Wright J.ad a slight opera
tion, he waa able to leeve lu a copse
Mrs. t.'Uarlea Parrot of airogau war.n.bit. r I. a....w..ii II ' Palmer
opemted on for appeadlcltla.
m noage or Harper was
a asi.s m 1
opereieo on i..r appemiicitia. and iv :
doing very nicely.
Mr I. A. Oard of Uh. H.ri.ev
county ..regon, a ellgbt operation, I
and was able to leave afu.r a few
Mr W. K Iteld ,.f Ontario Vaa on
erated ou and is doing nicely.
Mr U Hanknof Matley, Minn . wai
bare for a couple of days .
Mrs. J. B. Swatman at Newply
ana r a itatiBH. in aa hi ihv an inn a-nta i
Mrs. p It JohBaoa of nsd a er-1
Mrm 1 IT 'll.ll ..t .......... mrmm
B... r ..... ... ........... -.-
'intritnl naoa for apueu.lu-ltis aad !
The slater kindly acknowledges the
I ode, ,
KruitUnd. strawberries. Mr
lis. PraJtlaud. lettuce and but
Mr. O'Connor. Crane, strawberries
Mr W J. Bear. Praltlead. rhubarb.
onions, Mrs. runieit
Ontario, lernups, paaa. two jar o.
berries and pickles, Mr. Sheets. On
larlo. atrlng beans aad Ice xeam.
Women along Boulevard prepare to
lake active part in work hi .
connection willi local
WORK ROOMS OPEN TO JILL
Ontario Cheawer to be Assisted by
Work of Rural Members Or-
ganlralhm May. have . Mpclal
While workers st the Heil
room In Ontario have been gradually
I dropping off during the past week
thn to the energy of the women
of tho Boulevard Orange, the out-put
of the Ontario chapter Is going to
At the request of (he womon of the!
Boulevard who have prepared the
assembly room at the tlrange hsll for
Red Cross work. Mrs. K. M (Irelg I
!"nd Mr" Wilson went tfire Wed-
nesday afternoon with supplies and
psterns prepared to instruct the wo
men there In the art of making im
presses and other articles needed, j
Eleven workers appeared at the hall,
mora than there were In tho Ontario
The women of.hc Orange will work
"' Wednesday and after another
leaenn will m aoie 10 isse rnsrso
- f fho work there Practically all
,.,. wom.n ihr hflons to th
,on-i rh.ntor and In spite of being
busy with work at this season sre
en.lou. to help
I At a meeting of Hal h,,l on Tues-
.day afternoon II was determft..
the Rud Cross rooms be opened to
all who desire to work under tin-
.llr.nilon uf Hie chapter Different
organlsallons. tna If they wish se
loot a day In which to mne In a body
Hurl, an arrangement wu
'" "" W 0 T I' which et pressed
a desire to assist with tile work.
0. A. C. PROFESSOR VISITS
ONTARIO LISrtNC GRADUATES
Tucaday lr I'ogue ami l'"i
fi.ssor Horner oanvassed Oi.tan
trklgltj for prospeellve students to
Ho OreaoA Agricultural College, tin-
doctor having been chosen Deaa of!
the O. A 0. for Ontario many years
... ll,.y met several young pao-,
pie who are. Haled for the college,
aiut with others who have the matter
under serious ronsld.-ratloa
timing those wl.u have alt-n..eii
irt.gon Agrlcultnral College
from this count). tlc names of oiil
, ..... .. rc recalled, although
tha d.Kior bsd thrity seven
school si one ill...- Krom if
these are given Kdward allow..
Owen Test, Oeorge Maddux. I'uul
Mrs Ralph Wea.sr Will Klsri
eri Kllleher. Msrguerilte. Miller
Kuspp und hrolher Maunle l.lvan,
in larl Hartlett. Pearl
Edwards. Arthur Kli.ehurt. d.
j ,t Taral.ull Kleua Aauwult. I
rainier, iiooen -. ..oa, .'..
m mm aa r II .. -. -. M - i M. .al..
Hardiuaa. w w nowaro. vbwjsw
Harris. I M Harris. Mr and Mrs
J K.Uwln Igggfjaa, Mrs l.lillHi. U
Motne. John Oscar Vines Iffp."
ford Wlcklard. MaynaVd A Vouug.
Hon Will H. King .Margnris u..u
.., K.-u Agricultural ionege, u
hr ma4ittiuu desires more of ll.r u,g aplnng youths worthy young pe..
,iBd. snd there uer a a ilti. ltln wi,olu au edartilo. is with
wtlIB lt wmu m0r patriotic to beaagae ol Ugeitad means, tin x-
,u uuw favll nall.e the value of a col-
Ii will be laterestlng Ig know II training, ihsvag who do mix know
,h, Waaafw ttH .v.al Ualuing.
part meat haa recommended that atojtbagg waa need aa opportunity to
Oregon Agrtcutiurai . ouege i .r
Oaanized aa oue of
(lie fifteen die-
......... ..u. ...
sauma Ilia SB- .
iveralties aad ealleges of the country
ring military tralalag B)
cent order of las "teat a.
oadela will recede coomplele mil i
uniforms from Ibe I ri
aad all aoatore aad Juno..- alia
Hewer ve"OaWrs Trrlulag tamp
fee given aa slloaan. e for sub-
to 1100 year. Inatractioa la tru.
aad the college will carefully furcUh :
100 Quart Cache
of 'Booze' Found
Rumors of old fashioned thirst
quenchers at Jordan Valley
which which has been tiffing
northward for many months psst
and of Journeys to that
somewhat confirmed by a visit of
District Attoruey, R. W. Swagler
and Deputy Sheriff lee Noe to
that, section last Friday. The
net result of the trip waa 100
quarts of Hunnyhrook. found on
the ranch of a Baaqne 10 miles
south went of that point. The
owner waa absent when the offic
ers appeared, but will be arraign
While la Jordan Valley a mini
her of clt Irons were called upon
for Information concerning the
alleged illicit traffic In liquor,
but when the oath waa administ
ered, saya Mr. Swagler. the ilti
sens displayed remarkable mem
ories and knew nothing of the
THEFT Of CURRENCY
CHARGED TO CLERK
Postal lui'penlors Bring ChargeaAga
I .l l'lottiiNMin (l.argetl Postal In-
M,.,ir. With eniliesleinent of
VKi Iron. renlsterd Mail
Kerlc 'riiouipsoii. who
., - m u .
' "" "" ' " '""" '"'." """"' "'"
.HHtrinuiing cters ai e lora. poh.
omro wsh arrested Monday evening
and charged with the nmheulemeni wll thf, Bp f , K.e (
or 1'i.i.i from a registered mall pouch ' Mr MkKw u 1h ,,. ,rMlll,f.r
.which p.HHed .1... 1.1 i "lyn.ad., In IIHh ...ii,,,, rr M
71,1 It 14. hut one of H long Hat desla made
'' ' ''' I'" '' ' ''' ' by the Oregon .Western this spring
Inspector c W l.lnohuugh and T i .railna lauds. In ull .nor. ih.n
Rowan, who fnveatigated the rase.
T'"' "rresl wsh msde by Marsh"-! I
ft Karn.er on a wnrrant aworen to
in (h.'iu ThoiniiKoii was taken be
' fore I'lilie.l State. ( umiiilssliiiii i I
l M. Steams Monday evening and waiv-
I inut ton and was released on
a bond of 11000 furnished hy Mayor
Human und Or ll it i i.tiney. i
to appear herore tt.e i nneo n.sies
The package from which the mou
se war extracted held a total of l.
506 and was sent from the Klrst
Nations. Bsnk of Boise to a Nyasa
hank The pouch wu lufl al Nauipa
Friday July , but mieeen no is ano
was brought to Ontario on No 17.
which does not serve Nse It l
hen then until No 4 and while In
the ofnee here It was allt npn
and the hills etrs.ted Thompson
who was ajggaj in Ihe offl. i receiv
In p.-ckag and checked II out Thut
tho Job was . r! I ..i-i;B
i.v ih. fuel that It paa.ml thru a
ieoaa hi. low was ill-
I l,y Ur. Nyssa hunker.
With 'hese charges ug-.ln-t hi...
.upaon waa dismlsaed fr.-.., il,. ,Mi, Uiut w-K gajedjgaj
il- is married and hua aon ,,-rP1) UMll ,,,.
bd (Mm child
vtlldred I'oi.ruian left on Hi.
"oon t rat., r let noise, wnere ....
.nail, (or '
a K' Th ' f. Krl.lay for
no after a week's vlsi
Aui.r.in.gl. oHage U fferln-r
very possible luduoement to young
and old to ui.t.er the per.... its of
peace sad aar Members of
u.at ia laeviubir s.e seaa
warn a portion Ol mow eapenass winie
in college, son.se genius who should
k. .......1 ..n inn,.. wr.il, missM. I
- ' - '"
specialists,, and greet laboratories. ;
ih.iae who should be henelted by
iagaaadlag the fanner's short course
those wbo sain to do more toward
. the food supply during
the war, snd young patriots nrfeg
a mimary training lo
m i.nn for duties of army officers in
(be service of the U. 8
Taeaiiay aftemon ProHesaur Hon.
er left for Vale and oib wot
I ward poiau.
MAKES RECORD RIDE
AND BIG LAND SALE
W. J l'INM:V Ol OKI UMN-WKMTs
KR On iMvnuv OMPANY
TRAVRMI SflO Mil. KM IN J
ONE DAY III AUTO, f
J. M. M'EWEN BUYS BIG LOT
Perchase Makes Owner one of foaav
ty's Largest landowner kmnaad
Heavy foe Ureaiiig l.nn.l ftO,
Acres Hold TIUs Veer.
W. J rinney, agent of the Dragon
Western Colonisation company, made
a record last Thursday. Mr. Plnney
left Ontario at 5:10 a. m. In bin
oar and headed for Barren Valley
I no n h to the weatward. He
reached his destination, the McEw .
ranch at 11:46 p m and with a
contract for the sale of 4.000 acres
In his pocket, he started hla return
rip at 1:10 p in. an hour having
been taken In negotiating the One.
details of the big eels.
On his return trip Mr I'lnnep bad
some hard link He met a busk
eroo oii.llt In tin. (si.on. where there
waa not mum for only two to paaa,
and while iiir .ir.vnr waa trying to
get the team up the side hill una of
i he horses took liberties with hla
heels and kicked the alas- out of
Hi- head light- or the , destroying
.the efllel.Miiv of the lighting system
for (hat evening. As the result Mr.
pn-y mmtt ,hB r,.m,nir or ,n.
-ll-lsnce In tl.a dark, reaching On
urM ., , , (l n)
Hra) If. nw.i.il for I an
60 000 crj)l -VB ,,,. ml n( pr.
Ing and It stith Ipnted that there will
he 160,660 sold during the years.
The heavy ,. mhumI Tor Hie land la
due In pari tn the high ugjoes being
secured for wool, cattle and hay All
the aalea are being made to actual
operator-- who. with the pa -sing of
tnal pub,r rnge are fast a
their own feeding grounds
Hale li.illi ale. Proaresa.
The pur. hsae of Mr M. Kwnn of
6,666 arree laat 7'hursday tuakee him
perhaps the rsiiml large-t Individ
ual land ownei in the county. Thomaa
Turubull of Moorevllle being, perhaps
,,,. i.riegl ouUide uf U,. Road ls.l
(gag i. i,.uli Mr Mr
' Kweu now has ira of agrl-
cultural and grating luuds snd fa
riniDI sva beads f ,.hep. The
, M,ory , ,,,,, n, -imeln came
MgJkggl nuniv a'" i.ara ago n
,,,,. gag(l of Innllgni. read. Iiu-
nnanrlal fairy tale.
lading here will, a con.li!..
H,ot. I. determination .... I i
; 0-, tll HrV M , ,,, rt.,
,,, f()Und Wlirk ,,., , p, ,,
. ,. reyPul .i.miona
,,,.. Ipl) Nl sll received
M , ,., k ,, for hla wool and
paid Hie l.alati..- ,.r 11,000 on the
land he pun l.i ml two years arm
ti.nn ii. .- in Hon Weetern ......
Uon eoiupsny, and hla raeea la one
of ihe bawl equipped of all the aheap
ranches i, I, U1ay be
added I fjjan .vlng
a new Or. I fjjui ' ii-h,.y of
.HI..-, gajag Hade.
Dunn, week Huee otaer
sales have linen recorded hy Ihecomp-
any a w and Krei n lackey
; pur. hased I -0 a. rea II .
which ihey plan ... Ug for aa
alfalfa rami, John 'ions pun hased
an 16 and A W Olaaf an eengl
amount reeeotly. in.u are
from Vale but Hie land they pur
(ragged la near ihe mouth of Malheur
anyon, uouer iae raraier int. n
Rev W. H. Hwu.U of Sln.HI.oue,
lai. .... ........ i.i. j . u
" ". " --,, am.
the last part of last
u. ,. j. i u ........ .....
Uww, Mf rioanor. cousin. Mlu
MyrUr Cr,tunr ut KUm,... BU0 j,,,.
K.rn (rmUlttt at Katawartaa mm Tusaw
y mUli Wedaaaday of this wek
Miss Mildred i'oormaa uit.ruUand.
ilaad gurto last Thursday
(Continued o oage 4.)