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ONTARIO, MALHEUR COUNTY, OREGON, H1 WKDAY, ATOUST L':t. 1917
CITIZENS PREPARE TO COPE
WITH TROUBLE IE IT COMES
CorNTY OOITNIII. OV DVUU
I .illMt.H ONTARIO ntlNIII,
. OMPMCTKH ()IM;AMZA.
TKIN lOO MKHMHKHM.
SOCIALIST IS REBUKED
87. K. l-ere and P. J, Uallogl.rr Tell
Mr I'hlilianl Wlial Hie Nation l
lighting for at Vale Mc-liiig.
ihnmI HNwrhrs Made.
In Ontario a a community and
Malheur county aa a whole prrparn
thins hnvr beon made to cope with the
I. W. W. Hltuatlon, HiHiuiii It become
acuta, fttepa have also been taken to
lomhat sedition and disloyalty dur
Inn the war.
At Vale laat Monday a County
Council wait formed at a meeting by
Judge Oeo. W. McKnlght. About
40 cllUenn of the county, Inoludlng
representative from practically every
aectlon of the county. The council
aa formed la composed of the follow
ing Hen J. Brown. Vale; Frank
Miller. Illg Hend, J Hnydell, Nyaaa;
g. F. Tailor. Ontario; T. M. Lowe.
Owyhee; 8. M. Willi. Hrogan; J D
relrman. Weatfnll. I' J Gallagher.
Ontario; 0, 0 Mueller. Vale; Ml
Weaver. Ontario; and Judge Mr
Knight, est -official member of the
Aside from the foundation of tl...
r .It tli- Imk event of the meeting
waa the r. pil.ni given Mr W T
I'rlt. hnid'a niuc"t for commHtec
to drft res. .In. ion asking the presi
dent wN the "alma of th- war arc.
mid how far the people mu
Mrs I'rltcli.i .1 I ti.lng preliminary
ic proceedings wire a aninrk
mi tier face, w lieu ever piitrlmlr it
in was I SI .ik "ff',,rs,,,lr,. i ,i (here ik iiK.lerlal ground
the sin rk when W K lees rliarac.cr
Urd th- uctloil of those who w.ml.l
burden the president with uaeleaa
pel It Ion I'uoh aa that propoaaeil aa
treason Tl e crowd, all s w some of
the socliilliil i preeeni c.ieered Mr
Iie'i rhara. terliallon vigorously
showi.it liow they felt toward the
motion, whiih waa never neoir
I1 J Hall gher of Ontario en I ti
lluymr of V$i alaj a.liulnl: fred
tlnglug robukea .hoe who wtwM
impede the piogreofl of the wnr u
Ike meeting took a rooeac Mrj. Prlt
. liiir.l and her ooooclulea beat a hasty
retreat. ;ind did not w i It to '!:
pat In the eloetlon of a def.
Kollowlug the election of the de
fense ...uncil noiiiltiated by a
o.miniit.c cou,latlllg of ' ' WlUou.
N'yaoa; J. W Mot'ulloch, Ontario; and
e i PactlQ Vale; the meeting od
Jourued The council Itself orgaulx
e.1 later hy electing f C Miller. Vale;
iliainuun mi. I I' J Oallagher, On
Thoaa who w.ul from Ontario to
attend the Vale nieetlug were: 8. F.
Tailor. A I. Sproule. .1 l Itllllugal
ey, D. H Kerfoot P. J Oallaglier. W
I. Uea i w Mct'ulloch. A f. Itiddle
V- W How land, O, K Algen and Thos
Kohoiit of Jordan Valley.
APPEAL TAKEN FROM
e ecu mem Instructs Hislrnt ilUir
ue. to Contis.1 all Claims of
tirouail of HeiwiiiU-iifj. R.
W. I.ylle to Ad
Tlial tliey have beau exempted
from aervloe in the National army by
Hi" local exempt Ion board 809 u,lt
UU tliat many i ., . nil.
Iseii I he ph. is will not e
On Insii uctloii ironi the depart
ment ..i ) K
tin- t -,. . , i miient to appeal ell caaae
where th on ni nr.nit.l eg
Hie ground ol .1
" been given by him that all of the
ci BO i
Will be ai
PREPARING RIGS EOR
BEGINNING OF WORK
Boiler Heine Repair)) New Cable
Onlered and Plaat pat in Stupe
for ;A Kplorat Ion
NrtaJa Vlait 0aay
Herman K .Klrhmann, secretary of
the f'onaolldatcd OH and Oaa com
pany of America, with A. M Roylen.
a representative of the company spent
Wednesday and Thursday In Ontario
viewing the preliminary work being
done at the old Ontario Oil rom
pany'a well on the aouth aide of the
While here Mr Elehmann deliver
ed to H. I, I'oorman, trustee for the
stockholder of the old company 170
000 worth of atock In the new com
pany which will be prorated among I
the old atook holder. Thla will be
done In the near future.
Mr. Klchmenn announced that the
company la preparing the ground ao
that on the arrival of Mr. flavin, it
expert from the Kanaa and Oklaho
ma fluid actual exploration work can
commence At preeent the company
la getting the drilling machinery In
ahape . A new cable ha been order
ed, tlio boiler I being repaired mid
thn accumi'lattiniH of time rei.ioved
fr.uri the plant.
Mr Klrhmann aald that the com .
pany win first try to clear the old
well and thus aV I POrtlol of the
work .lone hy the old company. If
this is round Impracticable the rig
, ,,, ,
will Is- moved ami other holes drilled
Mr Klrhmann Is enlhuslaatlc over
kv re.peeta for the ovop,l l
ouimercliil -ll tur experta ne-
.it with the avldenoa
..I.I oil well hiiiI the ca which
burned them radar trawandoui
for making thorn Investigation an. I
3 ' " '
HOME GUARD COMPANY
IS BEING EORMED HERE
v. HoxisHil and ' Mcfrlglii
Named Utillmoaler for Semi
Vlilllary iHwaiiialio" """'
Previous Kssrlriii e
At a meeting held last Tuesday ev
eulng at the .'..inner, ial club rooms
steos were taken to form a Home.
Guard company Th.re were aaarlj
in ...ung men present at the meet
In and iiamea of 81 DOWlble no n.l.ei
- - All tin uu iir.isel.l
wer s... - - -
aoaUred ,. ,, ... -re to Join .OOh
eouiuany and to ...mplv Willi It reg-r
u HowUn.l and J. C McCrlght,
i whom have had previous mil
Itary experience v. ere choin drlll
malr. and an affaff will be made
ure guna from the allot men:
made Of HI I ' the national gov
ernment The wnik8H 'H "'-'
Krld:iv evantag Sergeant Seawall of
d.iulaua boy who are guardlug
the bridge lias offered to aaetat the
eon.mnv in getting started with the
owing to the fact that Mr Swag
... ... .,. ha will not act l-
-a .....I has as
MM the dla.rl.-u doard n d .
signed Attorney K. W l-ytlr of
IOI in ... u,... -
to perfoi-m that oeivtce
The iiciuptiou of the follow tut
ineii liave been appealed already
Oeorge 0. Havla. 1-loyd Kubll Klu
uey. William Karl Boyd. (Jeorge Al
leu Dooina. Lee B Cocbruui. IrwM
S Moody. Frederick Bradley
Virgil L Se.hol.i. CHiford H-riy Har
Und. Archie W Field. Otto W
. . ., 1
,' , " I "'
of if, circuui
ol , which .Use aPPtl are Ub
... j .M.aM AT 1I1KIICH 111 ..
&r . . 1. r i.u vi vri iiiiii 111 -.
t. ...UW1M11II till
,,,, ... .
11..., lkl I lie - 1
lieu wno i.e... .... "-
SCHOOL MA'AMS WILL
OOMMKRClAIi rltVH ARHANOr.s
WITH I' WtK.NT-TKA. HKIts
ANI OTHKR WOMEN TO
AUTO RIDE EOR THURSDAY
Following Trip to Surrounding Coun
try Tlieatre Party la Manning; for
Hand will Help to Kntertaln the
The principal thing done at tbe
meeting of the Commercial club laat
Monday evening waa to provide mean
for entertaining the Malheur coanty
Rchool teacher' while they are in the
city to attend the Innlltute September
It, IS, and 14
According to the plana of the club
member the women of the Parent
Teacher' aaaoclatlon will lake charge
of the Initial eoclal eeaaion which will
bo a reception at the High achool
Wedneaday evening. A band con
art I one of the real urea planned
for that aeaalon.
On Thureday evening the men o(
the club will be hoata for an auto
ride over the valley, atartlng not later
than 630 and returning to Ontario
noi later than 8 30 so that the teach ,,, iv)1, ,, ,,.,,.,, .,, .fnr on(. A,
era can he the gueata of honor atlof theae thlnga effect the value ol
J. Gallagher of the
tlllb ....po.n.e.l M I Newton, ch.h
. ,, , rlde ,, .ll(
nil those Mho can Bhslsl In entertain
i.. ft..,! ..unditf with their cars
'' ,hul evening wun tneir ars
rt.oald a-tHy Mr. N.wtou aa.ao a.
1M,HMhr Mr- II is W I'laggetl,
prealdeiit of Hie parent teacliera ua-
siciatlon will have charge of the re-
ceptl.in nrriiiis' metlta.
MONTANA BOYS COME
TO GUARD OUR BRIDCES
Aa a measure of precauOOB. the fed
eral government returned a gita.l of
aol.llers to guard the Short l.lin- Innl
.1.1 !. J is. ktiiiniuv ulf.
ges nere inis ws .... 7 "in., i.iuiubera of the Boulevard Orange
enlng'a No. 1 a bunch of gnaai cao
warrior arrived in Ontario and lilke.l
to the hr'dge oan.n liu iii.-.l iiu.-lv H
waa antlolputr.1 thai, perhaps, there
. ... -k-t- U I..., ..... ..!..
Miles City. Montana and until the
were sworn into ine re....... ......
iciiihers of I Coinpali) . Mout-
ana National (. m.t. i . ... s ...
. a a.-ull .aa.l lt.u
I he rt.iia.'
man. I ol seraeaui .-,ewe.. ...... ...
Nelson. Mutt mid
HERBERT LACKEY HAS
A PAINFUL ACCIDENT
ll,l jt,,, u si ill la PrHrlou t on
,MOBi ,f. HauaiiiK lakt Hal-
,. Hesovei-y laeiked for.
Herbert 1-ackey, son of Mr. and
Mra. A M I-ackey wo the victim ol
serious accident while haying on
a serious to.u. n,... ...,.B -...
W from .
hay loud to the ground, trlklng Hie
1. ....He, of a oit.li fork which waa
.. . .1. .pamxI 'ft. a hull. lie Of'
'"x"1 "" """ " ' "' ",r " 'ly Increase the pleasure of Hie aj
MM " "" I trik ' th,E. B Couklin. lecturer of the grange
'"""" 'Is arratiKing n big program of good
HIM soldi, is ban now are all from ,.,,-, Tl, ,.,..,., ,,, wlii
the fork J'IMMfoIW W Who are katttlai
wen. thru Omi body almost to tbe (
lung, tearing oae of I ' '" i,ke
testine. MIMtlj iciuest thai woiiimu wl,..
The young man auffere.i intenoe, ui( A,)rkeil i,,,,r. will com. ,
paiu. He waa Immediately ruahed to.,,, ,i,ir HHniBta.
, .. 11. .lu n.,i.urv llnsliital where I Irs
ilin l.n.J ..-..-.
PrlMUB Weeaegave him fir.t aid
., ,,., Gn Wedneaday it w8 iMb
naaarv to perrorm an oueiuuuu ..
, .. .. r.s in . ,
eflort to aave Ula life The p
ONTARIO NYSSA FARM
LOAN BEING EXAMINED
D. H. HI -111111111 OH' KKNA. IHAH41.
kxami.xkk mn TWMTH IHH-
TRHT MUM MAN BANK
IRRIGATION NEEDS ATTENTION
While Kami lavnd are Oood Apprais
er all- Attention to rising- Alkali,
and I'neven Irrigation lluriw: thla
I). R. Hubbard, examiner for the
Federal Farm Loan hank of the twelth
district at Spokane la here thla week
examining the farm of the Ontarlo
Nvaaa district on which Ipana atuonnt
Ing to more than $100,000 have been
In apeaklng of the country and the
value of the land Mr. Hubbard said:
"Your land here are aa rich aa any
part of the Snnke rlvor valley, hut
your Irrigating ayatema are in had
ahape. That la Indicitod hy the un
even aervloe given during the irrigat
ed aeaaon. There aeema to be rank
In lust Ice. There are no weir wheels
on aome of the dltchoa and aome of
of the ranchers stcl water to w
they are not entitle. I Home author!
ty ought to com here and straighten
"Thero Is alrm great ned for draln-
age That will have to come or th.
land end tend to reduce the am i
which chii he borrowed on It.
"Tl. fiiroi li.i.it Inu 1,1 s M'omlei l.i I
, fi((.( ,, ,,. j pl,
. ..,,, ,,. ln K1,pll vllll ,
provi Ita deairablllt) Most of UK i
P" trn ioiiii.ok on hi.' . .. ..
,i.ul ..1 uli u til I.I iMiilly . Iiflli In nut
painieuls or to hetlre II illre sum
after five years
President t'het Lackey of the aa-
ni the week taking Mr
liiihhard over the hunt which was
it vlously appraised hy the local aa-
THIRD ANNUAL GRANGE
PICNIC NEXT WEEK
The tlilrd annual picnic pl. in. of
. . .en.en,. is, , , ,..,
I) ranch In the Arcadia Kim
uaual It will be of the huaket picnic
order and a full basket will material
,.,,.,, h,,( lp , ,wr "oiolal
ihollnlaiio Use, I anil I lie Kins
ii i it 1 1 K.-loiiy oichehtrn There will
(p .,ient stand on the plcnu
,..,..... ,.,. ... ,,.,., , HUorts
RED CROSS WORKERS
NEED MORE KNITTINC
Millions of PIMM Ivrsiwlrrsi I" tore
for inn) eetls Oils Winter
Ttie l. o.soil glows tirenter
I'he loval Bed Cross with other
chapters is being urged to increase
the output of knitting good,
ers. helmet, wristlets, scarfs at.
There will be need for more than
1, SOU, 00 in Belgium and Krunce this
n.l.r 14 beside that used l hr
our sailors of Hie seas will need some
of the . i.mfi elolli.
The its ill Itxi I ros is specially
Inv 01. slllirical slllll.lles hilt ha a
hi Mr K M, tin-is
,ud Mr, W W Howard attended a
,aaont ineetlng of the grange women
-Vif'S s- -
MrH Howard proaented d
F1I 111 llllllll
, , T . n Till
in mu mu KUAr mm
LIST OF TEACHERS
Vacancies all Filled ami with Work
now Hclag Hone at School be
Ready to tpen When Sep.-
At a meeting thla week the achool
board elected Mlaa Keba fallen, sister
of Mlaa Luella Tallin of the faculty
laat year to the vacancy caused by
resignation of Mlaa Rdlth Bailey.
With thla selection the staff wa oom-
In tin- Hat given below of the en
tire ataff. the alraa mater of the new
memhora, their degree and tholr pre
vious experience la taken.
II It. Douglaa. R. 8., A. M., Uut
veralty of Mlaaourl. formerly Superin
tendent of schools at Perry, Mo
Buperltendent of school.
8 M. Boucher, B 8 Mlsalourl State
'"iia. r-..... .. e..r....n. ...
ITnr.lpal of high MbOOl and Inatruct-
"r ' M"' Training and Agrl.nl
I'liihi-rison. Instructor In
I). A III)
Instructor In Cniumei
cla I Subjects
M II Thomas. IV S. Tnlveralty of
Mlsanjrl Instructor in Science at
Klchtii.ind M'. inlgli school peat two
liKirn.tor in Science.
Miss Miiyme Heme In tructor In
l.i.l In, tieruiau and Music.
Mlaa l.eona Under Instruct. o in
l.i.nseh.il.l ...on. miles
Mis t'atlieriue t'onway, Uraduate
of SI Marys 1'nllege, at Portland
instru. tor or K irllsh for several year
pii-i In I'r.sik County high scliool
Ins. in. (or lu Kngltah.
Mrs Kilna tirllflu instructor In
1 1. s
West Hide Oradd School.
Mi-- Kiiima MetJIvern, Kth,
Mi I n.i, I. inliiiil. ml. i il.iiil.inlinil.nihl.il
Mrs I .in II fU rthi
Mlaa Jonnie Whlttaker. I
Mlaa Mae Piatt, 5th.
Mlaa Uena Biggs. Ml. .
Miss Ka lU.ydell, 4th
Mlaa Hull. I'urrell. :tr.l
' Mlsa Iteba Tallin, ftadj
Ml H.U. II.. C.illln. 1 l
Kotat Side HcIumiI.
. . ". .
Miss Cora Mcnulty, 3rd an I Iti.
WOMEN TO WORK WITH
COUNCIT OE DEFENSE
Organisation suitcl si M.s-tlun II. I.I
..IneMliii iflerii.M.n I oiiser-
ecilion ol I o.xl l'iuiclial
i Miject .
unrday aflet noon the I ....
i. ial .lull t .... i epi ntai
of an mail) ol the somen's ort'a.
lion of the uity as uould be rag.
on short notl.e m.-l to tart :i vVo
mat,- Council ol lletense to . o ..p. .
ale with lmlliu'- Inidiea
The meeting was called to ...
by Mr K M Or. Ig ou advice from
the r . id. nl of the Stale Federation :
of Women's clubs Mr V W liow
aril w:va . Ic led Chairman of the or
guuixation ; air, w j iiniiej, i. .
llrmaa and Mrs K. C Van Patten.
I i... i. .Hat. ..I '.. me. 1 1 nit was the
address on the .innervation of food
uppll..a and clothing by At.....
K c Huerall of Voltage, ou Mat-
l,....r IL.. In lluri.xu .nue.lv urilleil
0tar.i ye.ster,, Ml work
IMktBC . ...pi... m.-ut fur several.
,, ,,.,., 0( t,t region 'I'm
,,,, ,, ,,,,,,, r,
, ,,t n,K hlandu Orcltar.l near
Nyaa for the prune plaklni M880I
which will s.arl about September I
i,t l , work for Hi-
Ill .- ! . -- "t..- ......... . L
and tin kind that Is above Hup
.1 with the I W
i, nri . , ninrr
MK.N'S INI) WOMIVS ItKI.AY HV
CKB WITH PI KMK8 OP 8108) '
KAt'H Wll.l UK MAONRT
EOR MA RIDKRH.
From ten to Twelve Keventa on Kverjj
Hay'a Hill With Hperolltlrw IWwrkri
-OomI Horses Coming to OoaapatJ
In Big Program.
Bealde the auto and metorayeiM
race which are sure to atari exertl
ment at the rare track fair weak I
there Is going to be a men'a and I I
women' relay every day at the fair I
'I'o get i lie hei string of horaaa M I
the county roundabout the dlreoten I
at the meeting Sunday afternoon da I
cided to offer 1100 for eaeb rate I
raoe. provided that four entrtaa arell
competing In each raoa.
With ten of eleven race, fa lval
of which three heal attraf be rwakfl
making In all fourteen (r fifteen 0t-B
teat of Hpeed. and the Imlloon aaoea-sH
alon every afternoon the grand standfj
visitors are going to' he given thalrl
money'a worth and then some. TbeH
program will be both varied aad x-mk
citing Till is the line up;
iitsim sii'H Mio i; IN.
:S0 Pace :. . . $100
14 Trot 100
3-4 mile runtihi.
1-4 mile running rare for ponloa. .18
Boy' Saddle horse raw I
Men' relay race I on
laidles relay race .. M
Five mile auto raoa
Wild horse raoe
WKHNKHim -i ill Mill it 10
S:S0 iroi . l00
1:10 trot ... i . 10d
Half mile dash . 18
Quarter tulle dash .18
Men's relay rs. 188
Men's Nud.lle ! 188
lai. lies' relay . 188
Five mile 888a raoa
Wild in nle
lilt llsli -,1 Mill It UU
ill .a. ' $108
1. 30 trot . . ... 188
l-I Mile running race 78
Olrl's pony race 18
. relay rare ltd
I 1 mile saddle liorae raee 18
I. idle..' I el iy n ce 14)8
Moi Inn . Icle race
KHIHAV HKP'II Mill It wtr
Free for nil trol or pa.. . .188
1 .;n Trot or . I no
:: tMile l;u ik race 78
I 4 mile Ha ! .18
1 4 mile Pony race. . . I
Men's paJsj i ... 1 88
1 l-adlc's i. I ni
Mot on I.
I'ire 1..1 all Him. il
Wll.l H "" -d
START NEW HOSPiTAl
II. .111, I, I cm I.., ml riw.i.u-
I l I Ml. Kutl.ei inr's
ken.isli.i. WWi.u.t Ua
Mou. 1.1 . 1 en I ni 1. 1 . of I he
liomlnicmi onl.-i Ironi ll.e Holy Bus
ary ho rlial will laava imtarlo to
fond a now hospital . Keu.mba, Wl-
.. ll.it is the mi on.) liiHlilu-
tlU started tin. n the parent hod.
, , o.iiurlo, which wa 1 1.. i.r,t Insluti-
lto" "'""-'"' " ' ' '" ".
' ""' ' Sl I
rbe first 111..1..I1 .... that al llan-
i'l California founded., m July 1818
and w In. , I, a due grown to a marlt-
""' lf " "". Ihelr home
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Mr Dueicill thru the Argus.
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