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About The Ontario Argus. (Ontario, Or.) 1???-1947 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 9, 1917)
HKITB COUNTY. ORFAffi.3WKHlAV, AITCHTHT i, 117
ONTARIO, MAMIKl'li COUNTY, OHK
DAI I ftflll ACPrilCinN
EVERY DAY AT FAIR
K41I Nil IMINKMKM OOMPA.NY
RKI'l.ACKH HKRNHARDI OR.
UANIZATION Willi HJl Ml--
Dlt ITK MNTIH(T.
WAR GARDENS NAY COMPETE
(luaoo Of fered for Prist la Vegrt
aMa lprtmrtt- Hhrep K. frtl.lt
will be Much larger then the of
Kvery day of the Malheur county
Fair, September t a to 11, there will
be a balloon ascension from In front
of the grandstand, beside the other
ota which It Ik planned will bo
The balloon act wna aaaured by
reeoon of the fact the fair beard ron
traetori with the Round Amuaament
company for He carnival acta for the
fair week, folio wins the Jumping of
their contract by the Hornhardl com
pany which wu originally booked for
The Hound sntuaaraent company
. ban been thru title eectlon before, nad
hte earaclcr nf Ite ahowa are
known to the directors to be em. i
talnlng nml highly nttrartlve. Since
their laat visit haee. they have added a
number of new "fronts" and Increas
ed the Hat of attractions lie jump
Ing lloree "Carry ua AM" ami the
animal circus are feature-, that are
alwaye popular with UtO art.
While the fair liae no epeclal dc
partment h.r lb SBJllMt of the wnr
gardeners t hey will have plenty of
lineiitlve to enter the wonderful pro
ducts they have rnlecd In the general
vegetable department where till v may
allow the regular innr. .v '..ii tlnv
There will be more aheap at Die
fair IIiIn yeur than vet- tiefore. It
la understood that nam nor of si
men i -m- m II I lent with burke
for tab) will lie here with rrtilliu
Stare the number of rheep rn t In
county at thla time le greater than
aver before and the lute real In the
bettering of the flocke le alao greater
It la anticipated that the sheep de
partment will be one of the flrat to
fill Ita display room
COL WILLIAM HANltT
Of BURNS HERE MOKDAT
Ool. William Ihinly of Burns Was
In Ontiirto Moiu'ay irwulc tar Tort
land ami tenants at visit with It II
W..od botween irrlna.
"Tlie ontflt don't snom to reallie
how sertour Is list tewi lt nation.''
observed Mr llt.nley w hlle dlaeajenhkg
general oinll "Things look
bad 1 onl in Kiunpe. Iiul ttrt
we ara la food tbo norU, and have
only a short rrop with will li 10 do It
"The present shortage la appali.g
wli.-i 1 tM lliinke or ll. e waiel lands
that mli'ht liave fed mlllU.i.
boon O-ttOf for " tela year. And
.,. li n water for tlits
section hod the rn n who should have
boon interested worked In uulaon
The people of this sertton, and
I all Mulhesr and I kTMl
hhould unite It I 1 Itvwtwkl plans lu
present the needs or the valleys to
oognrer It win le iu-t as eaay to
at something wortn wtUe as Ut aJfc
for a trtffle."
WEISER VISITED BV
Fire aari - uiorniiiK I
loss of approntniatdy $1 6,000 at
Waiter when the Uttu Stai
company yards, the Welaer Ice A
I Btrogoe I'Uut and the m da of
the Iyon Coal compiiny wart buraed.
bttght oara of coal and a car of )rl
cert wore alto burned.
Karl) reporta credited the fire to
incendiarism, but th minorities do
not credit that theory So far as
kuuii Hiere are no active 1. W. W
In the Washington t'ouni) U IropoHa
airs (' It I'eteraon returned home
Returday f on tbe Circle Bar rami.
Stockmen are Facing
ftrfoM F,f SftortYw
W tiara to got feed for their
elock In the problem vorrylng
etockmen In thla section Neve,
hat there been ao many cattle
In thla section I nd never has the
forage boon ao scarce In tbo
opinion expressed by Col William
llnnley of BerjB, R. H. Dear
raond, A. McWIIIiams and other
cattle met who wore In Ontario
The raj,Re Is so cry now that
the cattle we actually losing
weight bow, In some places.
Those nos express the o; talon
that It -Trill trJti half the hay
grown to fatten the stock, to oar
nothing of feeding thru .Ue w'n
ter. It la the shorlnga of ford
which has root the ci t'Je mar
ket off, while fat stock are com
manding a big price. The orn
lltlon here Is not exceptional,
but prevails In all of tho Woat
It In evident that the develop
ment, of Ir-lpntcd form lands ts
nupply alfalfa haa not kept P'ao
with tho lncrnr.se In lock In this
eectlon and Inmemlnte i.ctlon an
a largn rompre'tr-slve si le muet
ho lagan f.r tl.o aafe guarding of
the livestock Int'istry.
CHILDREN ARE KILLED
rive Members of Knee. Halin'e Kaas
II) or tumuli Vhtini of Tcrrthk
Acchkmit Were HeUll. of Kd
Krstik llshn or Ci ail, I wealtliy
Idaho cattleman, hie wife twe aone
and 'i Maori . m vera killed Mo
morning at eVood I Spur proaanal
mUm hImivc !; vel-Ui jIimii the South
1 oaod I'lini iiit Hit 11 "t whM th.-
One daegllter Allen le still living
tho Irrrllih lioureil h the awtul
Im.i Mre II11I111. le a slslar of
Kd Klfer of thin itty and members o!
the family are well knewn hi
inn. Mr lli.hu having long bean
in.iinlriii in Waahlngtea cwnnty
While no one run ba certain as to
1 he n. et cause of the accident la Is
h.-li-v.-,! In many that the e igln.- i.r
'their mr died" as the car readied the
crossing When the train stopped It
wna found that one of the soon had
been killed outright, the ethers
tly afterward on .he bagage
0 in I'uvelte fwhere they were
HAYING PUTS NO STOP
ON GRANGE RED CROSS
In eplle of exlra work si bote women
ita Itoulevurri turn out Regular!)
lor War MM
The pretence of many .tay bauds
..11 pi.o itrnlly -vi-ry rsnrli on th.
HoulevEH'd puis no damp. 1 on the
HffortH of the (irauge womee to cou
ilnuo their ited t'roee work la
the Grange hall
women made At do tea cause LAjnagea
. ran card I bMaefa won.. 1 have
I seldom aurpaaaed.
ing Hie work of the wo
111. 11 from (he ranches, wrn have ao
much extra work al home at Hits time
one of the loaders observed, "it te al
ways those who hate U
at home, who tain arrnn.pluh mo.i
There is still plenty of material
u the Red Croat rooms to keen a
h fone 01 women buey nvery dey.
,n. I while the numbor li: been grat
ifying during I wee; it le
ed that more woin.u will find a tpare
wftemocn daring MM weok to l.mrv
UN) work along. 1 .1 be long
ire some of Uatrrte't boys will be
writing home treat Ittontn fielde and
the htaal fcod I I I work re want lo
1 have their aupplies ahoad of the boys.
ateee MerHng Neturday.
All the women of tho Red Croat.
... If tlioy will inline, are
i te l.e al the Ite i (1.. s room
8atari'.ay awUtRaeM at 4 o'rlork for a
it meeting 11"' purpoee of the
of )ncrcfng its efficiency
CRKIHTORH htIR THK VAIJfcOKr'.-
tetlN IRRIGATION' 'OMPfJMY
MRT I I'l I.MMS RKMARot-
tlll.K rittM'Klil'RHk .
STOCK IS NEARLV All ITER
Kvea When Roods are going
cent on the Dollar Huadlrs of
Htork wore added by Pruntotn II.
Not a whit behind the moat fanci
ful of George Randolph Chfwter'a
storle-. of the financial exploits of
Mr. J. Rufus Walllnr.ford nad
Rlaokle Daw, was the story told at
tho meeting of the creditors Of Hit)
Vale-Oregon Irrigation romper y at
Vale lost Friday before l-asa R. t'ork
rum, referee In bankruptcy.
The astotslahlng statement were In
trodticed to show thsl while thla Irrl-
gallon nroject had oh pi yaloal vt
denca of Ita existence a dam f.nd rjn
ale, the total coat ef wliloh wnro es
timated at fIOO.000. there won Hied
a Hat debts to the amount ef tllX,
15J & as flnanalal evidence f Its
extstsnre And this msy net bo all
for Many Hrr.s a e suing for kit
ttnn fof roaelrnrtlon work mid that
flguree wne not lm hided In the srhe
l n I--
The Vnha-Oregi iv wo pro .-xprniielon from Mayor Hmnu
moled i i M Brognn who dloi ad h other moatetta anMontei wneM
of moel vr the liotuie and g 'ion would ht kIm-h Bo recited
BtOOke to I'lillni'elphlnni 1 I the 'nd thai Ihe 6t mull nad BB eev
I Ills cueh liy lite old method eral pi lous p-treed ree
r rinii lha Matelolutlona, and 1 ! "'-
men) riled This m i nrdlnai o that It could 1
lUlll lli.-lr face It, hut that I I hud been IsRM
vnloe and throw In an additional lem k ihoal II MM wO1 do any-
iih of elorka Milng" was IM uiiiiini of his re
ili'ie are I few axniKplea itjihe mi
ameaata or bonds m llvoi ml ddiste as to
tor eoinpsratiyoly eniall amoiinte of the method of procedure until li w.s
1, v - Martin I., hi of I'hllndel finally agroeel that the health orin-.i
11 1 1 1 11 holds $l9t,IHI0 worth of bonds, ami thr nnirehal laveetlgatO condlt
v.hl.h In- il. I only 180.000 It. tok lone and report kt UM iMasNI
no etork I W I Btn line .f Phfl- in It lew sun logeth.i tlnv
adelphie received 00,000 in elocke , ee. lire (he enrorcemi nt
and 80,000 in bonds for a cosh con- , ,, t Pn t.t,M the vote use taken
eldiTHtlon of bill :tl.lt00 1" W Mn) Mr c,i,fi,'lil rrlu-il to
Nl.hols received 174,100 In bolide Mavor llomsn and 1 nv iiurnay I'
and ll,&0t In storks for IIMKO j (Jallaghci .11 ... d attention to the
whllo M A lien. I Ittatiad 179,tvl fltrl ,,lt gjat resolution wne 11..1
In bonds and $(l8.r.l)0 In eto ks for ,lw.,mMr knt Merely a I 1
172.000 III ull there wus M Mr I eottee Hint th.. .milium. whk
worth of lionde disposed at away be- ,,!, rata would i aal
low par and with moot of which waa
given, atocka bonueee. Tbe total
amounted nf stockr Issued had a face
filed 'f"1" woe h '
alMive fl.turej were tuken
value of 1X50,000. snording to Hu
nting to Hie creditors
emtbd at ibt 1 UM ""' ""''
aaaata of the hamkraat hi Um m 1
pl.ted protect and th
. of Hie elork issued.
At the meeting several clslme lor
whirh no service could poaotbl)
have baoa rendered were thrown awl
and ll:rrv S Si. k. n . of Vale waa.
.1 111iJ.11 1 behalf or lha cred
itors No plan for the refinancing
of t 1 wus rev.-.i'. .1 '
leg, 11. . 1 1 11 known w
Philadelphia financiers win
,1 I,, erott Internet a.
WILL BE HELD HERE
I'USSI) .-.ll llileo.hlil Ml-. I
tiara erlnl. UiHarlo and Nsti.e.
Seetneauber la to 14 as taaae of Ihr
The annual Malheur County TtaV
er'a Institute will be held in ''
Septmuber l:'. 11 ami It aceerdlng
to ..ilviiam r . . week treat
MImm Kaye flam t ounty Siiperln
tendetit or sehcols
Mlta (iarkt ad tl Hie pro
gram will be one af hoia
Hon to H 'f whom
1 I in 01
in Onturi. I'he
prorrrm lae not bee 1 out 1 I ited but
rota the gtHieiings
needay at t'as.d 1
CAN, ELD'S ACTIONS
MAtOH INT1MIIU KK MhAsl HI
TO RK-ITKRATK IIKTKHMIN -
TIO TO KNMMICK MKW-
NEW SIDEWALKS ARE ORDERED
Resolution. However, will
not Itrley Kntorvcntent, Three of
Four Member hmrit Vote In
TO five the property owners who
have Ignored the city ordinance re
quiring aewe monnaetlons one laat
chance to comply gracefully. Mayor
W. T. Homan I' produced a resolu
tion at the city council directing that
due publicity rnd notice he given eucli
cltlaans and the the health officer
and health committee then proceed
to take the neoes-ery step;-, to force
compllsnce with the law.
There were only four membere t
the council present, the number re
quired to nana snob a resolution
Three of these four, founrllmeej A.
I. iiekrnm. Hay Wilson and W I.
Turnii voted In favor of the resolu
tion I011.11 linen W.i d '
liy eo doing killed the
llrror- Hie voir wne taken, linw
, 1 -i,i kt ii'ii wanted an
lenedaank' lujur. 1 11.
Mayor H""1"" called attention 1
tlieouiiti.il to tin mi 1 thai He
now cases of typhoHl in Hie niv ..ml
thill It 11... I It lot D
.1. nil. en. li at oilarto lael
fall are bouad lo Imn
keep people from com lag
1 ..nil. iliiian A il. on .1.1
DEFENSE IS URGED
eaat lanjajaeaewaeti tk- ntanti
ImUf lietoae Mi knight form
OrKMiiialiisn for Malheur
llru. h llinnls, -e. ul.e . i.-i.i)
ef the stale t ousxjll of Heft 11.
BBBjl out a oall ranlxallcn
of a ounty body kt Malheur county
The call wae en I 11 I'oiinty Judge
Oeerax MiK'iigh', est tho Bews
la lit- MUM to the Ju'l.
ale terribly calls atteaetot to the
ituation in whirh the aatloa flads
Itself in tb following ttelauaail
"Willi Kueeta breaking dov, 11 in Hie
.. arte ir the I nited Stales
takes over aa added load ami from
now on Hie Inieiness of 0OTf '""i
woman and child in natioi.
neat of itssiatiug to win the war"
"Tli ere is so uiutcli to be deae
that It behoovee eteryont lo work
and work fast Nothing cau he ac
roinplUlnil unlees we have an organ
iiuii.in rtaeajtai late even tetniti al
As yet the Argus hte not beeu ad-
. or not Ju.K
.1 for a 1111 ting lo or
Purchae Big Inland
When Mcl'heraon Broe com
pleted negotiations for t'.ie pur
chase of f'n.tnvor Island In the
Snake river, two mllea south east
of Ontario on Tuesday, they
made the blggeat ranch dol ro
corded for some time In this sec
tion. Imraodlat poaaesslon
and the year's crops were Inclu
ded In the purchase prion which
waa given as $35,080.
In the Island there la about
STT acres of hooded land and the
accretions thereto, which inches
tho total acreage In the neighbor
hood of 500. The farm Is Im
proved t rd there Is a barley
crop of about 100 acrce, beside
the hay land. Immediately up
on gettlnr poaaoaalon the new
owners completed a deal for tho
sale of the hay and pasturago at
a flgu-e which In Itself Is a hand
some return on the Investment.
DEATH CLAIMS MOTHER
OF A LARGE FAMILY
Mrw. tl O. Ietir Hire at Iera4 Hoe.
pltal After Nhort Illness Kuwer.
al Held Kumtay Aftmimm
ilef :iln -se. so brief In I .1 t
..r 11 w 'tony frit Js knew of
It, Mrs ti ti lu.irs. died lest Hatur
day al H lli.lv Rosary hospital. Aa
the me. sags of her death pas-
ed roun.l the city It orcrsloncd s
arafsand aaiM af sorrow mid kind
at IhJ M the bereaved hue-
1..11.I ..nd r.in.lly.
., ,.,, 1 ...., Heat 1....1, pi hi.
rroin U in .nv raatdataM aa Um
northwi" 1 e.l,e af tin- I'.ty rtiuuliiy
sfu-rinM.il ,,n.i wcro Btt'iHi. .1 M
in.iny 1 1 11 ua hi' '''" "'',
Karl Minns ot toe Met 1.1, .,1 , uir. I,
af whirl, eh. In.. I long Bwflal ,M"i"
'bar coiidurtiO UM survloet.
kj tier I I Mebii Mt" '", in "
leaves a fsinlly or 1 1 riiihlien. Hie
voungest less than a yoir old to BifaM
lor loving uilnletriitloaa.
Wlleoii I.uehrs waa born Julv
1 srs in Mlablsaa and wl ii
itlrl ot IS moved with reli lives to
Minll 1 lows where on June SB, 18S7
ayHaf nun ii U "i"' vv '"
her hat "Slid and family
Ontario In l0 and and lived hei
MONDAY DAY NAMED
III.. III. I. ..111 11..10.1I I- H .1. 10 -.1.. Mil
Int. .1110. Ilo- lfcU- lOan Men 111
111IHU 1.. I nine 11, .in Mill In
. I ,1 in 111 II Vlolldliv
UK .1 11 1 UK Hi yl.lllielll lolllil 1A
. . . 1 1 board 1 ii' begin -
III. II ol III.
Ill Ho Il W .1 ,. V .
lor In 1 lie I li"
1 ounty is lalh'il upon lo Inn..
I.I. I. ill III.- II. el -li
r.irds war out on Tuesday 01 Hile
week for the lit men wlto an
for vauiinalloii next Meatday. I'ue.
day and WedueeWay llie tirel 111
on the Met will appear Mom!.
; 40 on 'l'uesday aud I lit laat If
Since 11 would rmiulre luuiiy of the
Ontario boys 01 her hi hire ai.
iiK.lnle 10 11... t. Hie trip to Vala early
in tin- luoriilug lo reach the exnnilii
era before 8 a in or to go le Vale
on 'he prev..m- day at a great lui-.m
venlen. 'in- Argas ask
af Hherlff Itrown veierday whetliei
or uot It they vviiil 10 Vale nu the
in. . 1 um v; I m lu thai ..on Id he on ll:n.
To this question rilmilff llruwn gave
an urrirmative answer and suthorli
tf the . um. 1. 111. 111.111 'Iiul those win
were noun. .1 to appear at 8 a ni may
. in, mediately alter the arrival
of tlin morning train at I
If ti.. .y ol can uot be fur
nished from Hie first 118 a similar
1,111.1 l.i r will ho drawn for eiauiin.i
Hon on tin- v eek following
tn rt lo Rettt Wed
aaeday on buslneot.
If. R. IMtl ;t,HH Wll I MII.V ARM
HFHK FROM I'KltltV. MIR.
HOITRI RR4 I vri.l RK-
ckivk.r M. iiHMRKK. I
SCHOOL OPENS SEPTEMBER II
V:olpment for New Overee In
iimI Training Ordered and Rooan
Prepared for New (Verse to aw
II. II Houglsss who wne elected
superintendent of Ontario's public
schools last spring, accompanied by
Mrs. Douglass anil their son arrived
laat Friday morning from Columbia,
Missouri After a conference with
the membere of the school board,
Hupl. Itouglcaa Imniodlnloly took
iharge of the work i.eoeasary that the
school be ready for tbe opening on
Among the first things done was
than of ordering 'iillpm-n far the
manual training di pertinent, the new
iree to he af fad tills -a 10 the
high shoolii of .he lute. Hid 1 were
tailed for and off rings ma. In by
(mlarlo llcrdwari t'o. and McNuliy
I UM heft 01 'he forme, being
the lowest. Us proposal was aooapled.
The goods were ordered by wire end
will be here ror the opening of the
On Tuesday of this weak tin- hoard
met lo eele, 1 the room to lie used for
I he new department anil determined
on the large concrete lined room In
the rt.Hitlieaet ..un. -r ,,t UM building
v.hlih will at niuile reedy hy the time
Hie benches and aqlpaiaal reach I
, Superintendent Douglaei comet to
.rlo after having mada a re.
for i, un eeernl 'work III Perry Mis
souri end prior lo mil in Wvnwlng.
For (he past few yours ha has taken
summer so n re 1 1 In School Vdnilnle
tratlon lu thB I'nlv.i Hv ..r Mleeourl
and this summer completed the work
for his Master's degree 1'ntll thejr
.can secure a residence Mr and Mra.
Itoiirlass h.ive taken the l.ampkln
latlfaaOB. which tl.ey will occupy soon
DEMAND FOR II. S. ARMY
REVIVES HORSE MARKET
After a dull ut.imer the nis.
for for hereon 'me slinv.n signs of
life during Hie past week. Heveral
.hipuiente have been in.. 'hit
b) A M.W llllniiis for tbe
ijiidw.il Hares d Mui-- company All
of the sulmsle -hippetl are for I licit
Be tit's 10. I le going to bat
1. ih 1 1 eprlnt
The in 111. lael dam ind rm iliiers
., 1 1 ' I llIU illlllll.llH
that I', ul Hi' eelgi gag lied.
The animals I klB . live to
.-it- 1 1 veiire 1I1', ir 1 Idere welgl't
from Iff to 11. rs"
,uiv wh.-.e an io 1 1 '..- aovi
11., ni . ...1 p .i 1 1 Ipmepl of
mure nml. 1 - old lu Ki
,,,.1 (be I ..II I. 1 I :..ie h ami Km I
huraat has dropped off " Ihal Hm
entry of I nil. Sum Into the Mtl
line been weleonod hi tlie horte rale,
ere ami huyere .Hoc
INSPECT LOCAL LINES
Muri 1 Mai N il elite! .-i ui 1 1 ..f
tin- Mi 1111I, .111 Ht. lea Teh ph.
1 1 af ie:n.i v tV Paters, chief
aaglaeei ..1 ' rn liivieloa,
with li.H.liii.irtirs at Malt l.uke. ami
I' A Kuytlni, disl.hl .l ..1 ilef,
heedg.'.inrtera at Hm-. were m Un
t. rlo Monday ..ml Tuesday or this
week llispei Hiijr tin- local pi
At tbe fmhuIi ol Hun in. p. 1 Hon
tin. null, pinned lot th uupiove
111. -lit ot the In. al lour ilhlainr lines
radiating Iron Oati rlo will pr iceed at
.rn tn Among
Ho- ether work slaaaef ie thai of a
new line io ,i ea. and h 1 1 '..Holy re-
aali i" llats wiihii, 1
1 . iiikii.-i led letnrdet for