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ONTARIO, MAMIKUR COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1017.
ulijr Ghttorut Anjtt
GEO. K.AIKEN, Editor and Publisher.
Published Thursdays at Ontario, OrtgOU,
and entered at the Omuim post office tot
distribution as 2nd elnss in.ii t p,
SUBSCRIPTIONS) One year $1.50. Sal
months $1.(M). Three months 80c. Single
The Pledge. I pledge my allegiance to
My Flag and to the Republic for which
it stands; one nation. Indivisible, with Libel
ty and justice for all.
IT WILL BREAK OUT.
it seems to be the case with the prc
German thai he will declare himself, even
tho be must now know thai bis action will
only bring him trouble. Take the case of
the Reverend Philip Koenig for Instance.
Before Mr. Koenig left Ontario he bad
incurred the enmity of many eiti.ens by his
attitude toward the war. and the arrogant
manner In which be upheld all things Ger
man Of eoiii'se in so doing Mr. Koenig
was merely being German. That is the
nature of the German, le, most of them, to
consider all the resi of humanity beneath
Judging by the attitude Rev. Kocng is
said to have taken concerning the sinking of
the l.usitania he deserves more than a mere
slap in the faee. The woman who per
formed thai chastisement, however desei r
public praise for she has attracted the 00
tic of the publk to I eltiell wln.se nall
is not above question and who should be
known for what he in. There are others
who occupy a position similiar to that of
ReV. Koenig and the sooner the public re
nogniaea them the safer will this nation be.
THE CITY'S FINANCES.
It must be admitted in any discussion
of the typbiod situation that the dtj Is
handicapped b the lack ol funds. That is
to be regretted, but is not necessarily an
unsurmountable difficulty, it might ool
be even as hard a (p'oblem to solve as its
twin, "scarcity of labor."
Bach of these problems is sufficient to
give the council something to think about.
Bui if the public really wants the water and
sewerage problems solved a wa can be
found. It is 01 f the boasts of Americans
that ihev can do anything they set out
to do. They can If, "the spirit if willing,"
and the flesh is not weak.
It is unfortunate, too, that the problem
was not taken care of before the war times
made such improvements s stly, but that
again is do reason for not trying to solve it
now. Human lives are more precious now
than ever before. Like everything else the
value of man power is Increasing. There
fore it should be conserved. No more wor
thy tasks ever faced a body of men than the
health problem which the council has on its
hands. The adequate and final solution of
that problem is worthy of their best efforts
and should .success crown their efforts, then
the unstinted approval id' the community
should be their reward.
MUST EXAMPLES BE MADE?
Grocery Service-Fresh Goods
The day of high prices Is with us, but the day of big profits
has passed. Our Government is manifest inc. a somewhat be
lated but Commendable interest in the matter Of abnormal profits.
This is as it should be, but perhaps hardly enough so.
Neither Speculation nor hie, profits are a part of our method of
operations, but rather volume and the elimination of waste. Our
Customers participate in our profits in the form of better values
jfnd fresher goods. We hope for your continued co-operation.
This fall when there was an I. V. W.
ware ainoail there was not the KllgllcHl on
ficulty in getting out a crowd of men ready
and willing to nghi for the peace and safe
ty of Ontario. They were ready and wil
ling, and they arc still ready and willing to
protect the city. Their desire to serve is
dust now we have a typhoid epidemic
It is not a typhoid scare. It is the real thing.
Only indirectly, however, is the property
with the city limits endangered, lint the
danger Is nevcr-the less real. How many
people do on suppose one could gft-tlHgctb
er right now to consider ways and means of
protecting the lives of our citizens against
Why is there BUeh I difference in the
attitude toward such matters.' Is it be
cauae in the case of the I. W. W. the uu.ii
could visualize a real toe and the ."pint ol
adventure and desire to protect property
was stroii:'1 united; while in the case of t
plloid the eli lll call Hot be see. i and unless
the disease is near at home it is "the other
Or is it a case of pure Ignorance and in
difference combined ( That is what some
of the citizens are Having! The Argus can
not agree With them for illiteracy is ool pre
valent here and anyone who can read knows
what causes phiod.
To the ArgUS it seems (dear that it is
just a ipiestioii of getting the public eon-
nee so thoioly awakened to the dangers
of typhoid that the condition will no longer
be tolerated in the cltv. Winn that day
trrives the public will see to it that those
ho create such conditions seek other places
There is no use of tin cits thinking of
undertaking on its own account the cleaning
of the vaults of open toilets. That is the
dut of the property owner. lb' has no
right, even on his own property, to create a
nuisance which endangers the health and
fety of the eoininunit . Of course to en
force such a law might take a lot of work on
the part of the autliorities under ordinary
conditions, but that is one of "the some
things that must de done" of which there
lias bee u so much talk of late,
lust had far that clean-up Would have
to go is a question for the authorities to .
ride. The difference between the practical
and the Ideal ma be sufficient protection,
all that is needed in fact.
The patience of tin American people is
proverbial, but it has a limit. Almost every
day one hears of some rabid pro German
utterance that makes the blood boil. Kn J
day, too, there is talk of action. Tin i
i- bet ray inn no secrets when it BSVS that
tome of the people living in, and some living
near the city Would be better off it at once
I he adopt the practice of curbing their dis
lo al tongues.
It is all well to say what 5u think The
people generally admire a man who does
that. Dili the people, a vast uiajoiitv of
them at least, insist that you think loyalty
ami not disloyalty.
NOW IS THE TIME.
ANOTRKR m loMomi i
W IN ONTARIO
To be absolutely certain Where tin
phiod infection finds its medium of trans
mission in Ontario it would appear thai an
investigation is necessary! The only time
to hold such an investigation is while the l
phoid is active hereabout. When tile ep
ideinic stops there will be but a slight chance
of tracing the course and tlien the case
could hard I be decided he olid a doubt.
I To make assurance doubly suso the Ar
gUN suggests that the 'it call in the State
Board of Health for two reasens: First,
because it is an outside built its decision
would not be questiened: Second, because
an investigation made l the officials of t lit
board would undoubtedly be made by eS
perts and would make pbstble and order by
the state officials which would be heeded.
Ofcour.se the 'it could make any order
enforced by the use of sufficient force, but
the state board would not be bumpered. Its
mandate would be followed. An investiga
tion bv the state board of health, however.
Would be of greatest value because of the
position of the board.
Hob Stanficld. according to the Stan
field Standard is iindertiniiied for which of
two offices to aspire. Which ever hob
takes the notion to run for he will have an
almost unanimous support in this section.
hut hob should remember that in politics as
is courting, sometimes, "he who hesitates is
lost." hut then it is a long tunc before the
While the Russian situation docs not
look incouragiug remember that you can't
kill a jfUj fish by stepping on it. The
Kussians armies have a big territory into
which to retire and the farther they retire
the harder it is for German it hit them.
Napoleon tried that once. History will re
We believe lao llolnall stated the
luestion properh when he said: "It may
not be a disgrace for a cit to have a case of
tv plioid. but is a disgrace if it continues to
It is a mighty significant fact that not
a person who cinated last war for
tvuhoid ha k this ear. That is
this should be significant to those who have
not been vac. i iated.
Automobile companies and those
aelllng acccaaorlea or doing oi.iir
Inn have n bin lead over auy ooi.-r
business, no far an the number of
firm l concerned. During tho pant
week a new firm baa been added with
the title of Tbe Ontario Tire si Uub-
ber Company. The location of the
new hist lint ion la In the Fraaer block
north of Idaho avenue on Oregon
The new concern la to apeclallie
In tire reparlrlng of all klndi and
alao In new and second hand Urea.
The memhera of the firm are Measra.
Allen ft Weaver of llolae who have
MM to Ontario to make their home.
PI I vn OS1 ITTI.K HTII.I.
IN JOHOA.N VAUHil Ol NTHV
Mr and Mra. J. H. Hlackaby return
ed thla week from atrip to Jordan
Valley. While It waa somewhat cool
er In that aertlon than over here, yet
the weather waa enjoyable, aald Mr.
Hlackaby "And", he added "Jor
dan Valley la certainly prosperous
thla fall. The hay crop tru
and the cattle men got good pr
There la a lot of cattle In the VfJ
too. Tho there have been many
loada ahlpped from that aertlon l
repreaenl the Increase for the
mid the holdings are aa big ai
for thla aeaaon of the year.
('. W. Mallett came down frnmi
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