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VOL XX I.
ONTARIO, MALHEUR COUNTY, ORMION, TllllfSDA Y. NOVEMBER 29, 1917.
LEVY FOR 1918 IS
CRUNCH. DHTRRMINRH TO u
l-HOIMUATK 1,00(1 I OK 1.KAN'.
INU IT CITY-LKv is low l it
THAN IN I1M7
VALUATION IS $750,0110.00
. ...- ... 111..1. .... .. i .i.. .-.
in r..e ... ..m... -. . "
of Ontario In lleiier off Than l.st
Year-hat Imatc ( all. for IH.S.i(l.(M,m nutu. The , of new Nations
It will cost $ 1 ! . 2 .". 0 to operate the
City of Ontario during the liscitl vear
1918. That Is the aetlnate madt bj
Hie City Council last M.
nig. The deiaii al haw tafci nana.
is ia ba raJatei ' ! b foand la th-
orrlclnlH sluteuienl appearing In an
The levy will be II iiiIIIh on a val
uation of I7M.O0 Whii the levy
H lower than last year the Valuation
Is greater so the total
cast to he nil' '
ceaa of laat year
tl i loi hailing ( ll
The council put I" an II
la greater than the 'J: .
m t, for then (I
contained no an
nearly $B00 for that pun
if Ibi I
City Recorder C M St ul
Hented a table showing lb
nrsl in months of 1117 I
NO FIREMEN NEEDED
TO EXTINGUISH BLAZE
.. .. .. . .- .... ..!.... !!.. I. . .al
1HI1MII1ISI , ..im..Ti;n....i. -
rime WalrlilllK imicnicoii'
l'l III "Miii.Ueldiilllllil ItiH-
... as... . ...II
ih.-fin-took place al tha anaa ol
the progia adlng s dinner In
rommworatlo I '
n.., i , a ami
Soiik by tl union. lj"
Tagart; historical sheicu m ,"""1"
Then- was :, I -. ' I says ' I',' "I,;'' .Yi;;. ',',;, ,. ,, Nl.a 'a Shoo !-- ' "" ""'- w"
church ., sal should ba eld tor less ( )ii th(i i( f,,M(tw. litfire. For the present the shoe tractor Ionia f-mr years at
"'" d" , '';', '',", than I1&0 to $2.00 as if Is better, d , , , , ,uchlstre will continue to I poratad roka -r paralysis ,.t his!
Wiser however will run Hove, that tha an.,,,.,1 will ifig J "'JL, th hTl?J ' 'I"" "- '''' " "'
me., i was mmemmn ' iw J. t.-1 ,,.,.,r" lhr ,n. ' : V ....... v. m v..,;, ...... ik. r i...t.it.ii hi ikal
.nil.- loni "'", ''".:'":::.,.,. f,w good things that wll BO
r. .vi iiuiimi. ... in ins.. -
Strong; address by K.-v Karl Hanns;
hurnlna ol note hv KdmUOd llullcr
PAVtlTE TRIHS ONTARIO
IN INTERESTING GAHE
Ontario High School sent Its In-
formal football team U P He last
h'rhluv ufiernooii for a game with me
Idahoaus In ubout five minutes
........! ... iri, hail
Slier tllC game siane
... , . 1 1. ...,,Ue,l ll'ie On-
h iiiui-ii now.: "iiu "
lario's vlct.irv Then he complex
.mi . if Ilia aru nit'
langed and the lay-
.11,. I, Mm ned up a series of end
runs that troted Ontario iff Its few
iiinl resulted iu a II bl I rletory Mr
c v. Jones, vice pi. dent slid
genernl manager of t'.e c i I. 1
H In Iowa accompaiii u y "
Jones. In Ontario. Monday t.s..
his son aud daughter. Mr. and Mrs
li W Joaea As an Incld-'Ut to the
trip Mr Jones will bunt uucaa mi -.-.
s on the M, I'hersop Isuand south
of the city.
WILE CONSIDER COUNTY'S
BUDGET NEXT WEDNESDAY
The county court will consider the
i ue county ..ou. .
Cout.iv uttdaet for lls at Vale next
Wednesday. The budg-i " p.r;'
,day. The budget as i.Vrlve we will make dellverl
for consideration call, for la,'" , ,,,, ..pp.ic.U..
,ur. of la,000 by - , ' "" "' ' d. ...
akan,lil it ran
n Court net year to various
puraoaea of which 5,00 goea to
the state and achiail funds
tl. ........in .hows that
has a cash balance -
bring about a reduction In taiuti-
7.iP5.57 in ine ""-, " t, two years a resident oi n. . ..".p -" " - " " J,,. ; v-.sory boards are lo be rormed ai , ..,,.,, , successor to ..... MM who have ...,. ... ni a
ll?0tEaMr! '.be vnV'Oli, and a member of . be fir... of - fx . T" '-,, , e I. Ore, .11 other
Biui tnaie ball ces "r of ntavea. of Hull Harrell ewaareal theM ajoaU Wu. k , , , In(, UlltlfU ,, . u,
the year to he taken from tt.i ' "' ( M(h- 0ergla Hull moved his ramiiy . , ,
i.r:: i,!:: :Jr?:r:T I. bebkg'a-iM.d by -r- -tojiysr K LS.. ".. inim.
m company shows
Ontario haii a new stand In the pas
r station. That la not an Im
portant announcement in one view ot
-iter, hut It la from another, for
It shows the rnlatlve Importance of
tin attjf aa a railroad tranafer point
Tho flray Newa Co. of8alt Lake
Ity M putting atanda nl all ot the
tatlona where the passenger busi
ness Indicates that there la a volume
of huslneaa to warrant auch a ven
ture iini.irin la the
drat of the I
-llll.il' il I'llll'l' tO hO Kll hnnnrCWl fnrlHnla (hal. -.... n. ..ma.no. thn Hal ti
. . . : "
n ir.m-ni mo company has atanda In
.------. --, - vn-iH- -h
Sail I :,ki , Ofdea, Pocatello, Plllon
ud beside Ontario Include the m Prwtdlo. Tufa were 1400 can
Mlnldoka, Hurley, Twin Falls, Idldatea for commissions.
Montpeller. McCammnn and Kern- Capt. Duncan was one of 23 to re
in, tit Than I- a possibility tooirHvo that rank. There was one
"'it M'claer will h.ni' mi. Major appointed.
f V (iray. proprietor of the Gray I Capt Duncan registered from Vale.
N'awa Co. was here during 'he first hut he hut many ft1aal In Ontario
f tba week to view the installation i for It waa here that he first prac
iiml declared that he believed such tired law. with the firm of McCul-
a enture would pay In Ontario In
01 the Immense paasenger bus!
nesa handled from tills station. I) too, for tho he never li -ed here, he la ' Alaska. He leave beelde hie wife,
ir assisted him Inpt'.ttlng theithe son of Mrs M It Wheeler who,,,,. -, r .nrl.niin Al.aku
itinir omen nun niiuiiiiiH 1 ne son oi aire. m. n. nnwmi no (
''ml In offler and hat secured Mlaalrecontly came here from Weiser I.Ike
Wheeler as local manager. The I cpt Hunran. Meut Wheeler prac-1
' will be open from a. an. until tlced law at Vale. Mrs Wheeler Is'
In the evening.
MFRCHANT OF VENICE
AT WEISER THEATER
people of Ontario will he glad
in of an opportunity
Merchant of Venlea" ih
drama, presented by a torn-
i the highest' character at the
toa theatre. Weiser. Thursday.
her Not only la the oppor-
,eptlonal but the preceede
.otiial expensee. which' are
niy hlrti for a oonpaoy of
this .haraeter will go to the Hart
The presentation ia tiy" 'the lien
" layers with an aiXlre New
'i of foarte. ii i
. port from lieigeman
pan -.f the affOah course in high
-(,100i and should be seen by every
,,,,,., wh(, ,. Bnrd ...do so tor
,,r the merits of the play. io inei
... ti u
K,npr, public It affords the hlghe-l
In dramatic art with -on nts
ih.t are unsurpassed. Ontario folks
h" " " !' -Ll nl.v. a. (be
" --.. ,- - - -
"Tip iTi iJ II Ml t-im.- will tiaVM uiii.lllt.r Ilirne WNII 111 " " " "' "". '" ". ..' ...
Wheetoa bat nethlng better H'n,n an)T
,IU, will be and it is also one oi nit -
Ms.ni bv local playgoers i
... .. ..i.l ir.ln from
The;-s will he a special iram .r
. . . .... ......I lime n urn .
Oiilariu a. iu .n --- -
.. ... - - - t... ,.l.,... of liie
.- ,,,l there will be the
. 1 ..o. ih'kets
.i,., low rate tor rounu I
An advertisement Is printed .1
!'ii' ill this laaue of the Argus.
HltKT WAK JJAVIM. AMI-H
hkUH (VT.tltK THIH M hr.K
Ontarians can soon Indulge lo
Win He war every vino
...... Tl.. n.M .'Mf
they save two un
., ,. Malheur county i
Willi me ne- .
-v1'.. .... ,-.k ,-d from here
!,;" ,.r jak, Oreeg will dlstri
'.. Ul(.tl, over the county Mayor W
L- Hoinan purchas-d the first si
and to bits at a time will purchaa!
, w.r certificate
y n,e use al these aaftof aartll
cmtm the government pi..n -
cale the government esper.-. I
lwo biiion dollars .....
,.,,., BMte, draw iatereat at
ht t.)mlH,Un.Ud quarterly.
" o . 1s.x Ismooth tubers, Acting reoer.i r......
""'' Vin KhoNIH COMIVO nooflJAdmlnlatratOf W. K Newell, leaueal
warning to all potato growers
II H Cockrum received from Ihearge and small, to grade their pro
federal Reserve bank of Ban Kran- duel carefully before sacking and ;
,.u, the followlag 'nfurm,,,,no' shipping.
Interest to pure.,.--
" . . .Moment of 4 per eent
Conversation boad. to be mad. the
. . ..l, ...KM VV. .Sit
i.imr Dart or una wo ..-.-
alter ari uu..ttleo Wlbni
h! .Vrl.e we will make
have been made.'
Mrs Clara Harrell and sons left
..I. - i..r Oklahoma City to
i ueeuay ..- - .,,.. -
..,,.).. U. llsrrMll WHO te.'.i.. ..
jo.u-. - . .... ,,,
Mrs. Harrell was for
R. M. DUNCAN MADE
U.S. ARMY CAPTAIN!
Win Commission at Training Camp
One of TMi'iiit-tlniv In I MMi
wi Honorr J. II. W heller
It la Captain K N. Dunran, V. 8 A
now. Likewise it la Lieutenant J. 1(.
Wheeler. MaJhcur county frlemlH
of these vnimir men were nleased to
" "-" - . - "
u v v -s.;t wii u i ViniiuiUMtvn ai vuiii- I
missions in the army nfter a course
800 successful candidates for com
the werond Offl, era' Training Camn
lorh A Sollesa
I. lent Wheeler Is well known here,
expecting her son here In
it unn nrrr in i irw ii.7
"a iiiorr no i '".'
! .- l- .-I... WI- .M.U
RILEY HORN'S BIG
STEER TO BE EATEN
Oniarlan to Have 0iMirt unity to
Have Itousts and Hleks from
largest Mti-ey In the Weat
Itilny Horn's big steer la going to
lie sold over the blocks of tho Ore- Transfer Made l.isi M..n.l -llu-Ma
Packing lompany. Just before I nai n,,. Orowa U.-ioarUahli In
Chrlstmea. for H. H. Tunny recently .V1. Veara-New Maaaaal
closed a deal for the awaefabl gbxparlaaoad hium Man
the animal ulncli has for years baaa
the' won.ler of all wha gaxed on hlin
Willie ine nig annual win ur j
over l he block during the week h-
fore I'lirlstinai.. over half or the
steaks mid roasU have been spoken
for a rein v. lor n. n- will ne no raise
whlcli to pat I. it on bis sevon root
frame, aud make bis shoulder mm-
than UK niches and his hips more
a iin-ir i-resent ii Im
Mine sum no e-e
...... ... . .. i-,,n li.n.l
r"' ,"", -
,.,,,, nM ,.ni,..ivored to get tha
hldcol the ateof and when Mr Tun-1
nv wind t u of his pure!.,
" " '" ''"" ' "'- '"l.' Wl'1'"
was accepted. the n win uiii-
as au iiuviriiiiiiik
..ii.il.. u. u..r .ii.i ..,,1 mil his
it in . i .!... . . . .. ..... .-. ....
... ...a.. 1 .
reason for selling at inini an annua.
'"r wl1'' h e"r "r " r"ru"""
$1 000 ,,,, ,..ubt the useleasneaa of
i. .. . .. . .... 1....1 ....u
reeding uign pru en nay o 'ni"-
..!.. ... .1.. iwlil, ll The ttOUU
price whs not the highest offer ever
. ..,,, i,,wi
tnsue ior ine iiiniimi .-m..-.
,,.f(.r ,. Krlsco fair he had a flit I
iirniin - -' - '
,,.,,,. ,,n,.r which he r
Tha big steer was of no particular
breed, but Jusl a big freak 04 Mi
ll Is now In the feed lot
towering over the 14S heed which
Mr Tuiinv le-eutly brought In from
FOOD FOR THOT ON THE
NATIONAL fOOD PROBLEH
(.mile Vtiur I'olatofs
Because the potaloe market is
lmirM.Md bv the uourlng In!
af all grades of potatoes, the small
, a s Hi .i..t .lih tba l.r and
, .v.., . :,-,...
..The -nl-ii potatoes oi poor qua.
Ity are not worth sacking aud shlpp
ing," said Mr Newell." and wheu
aiued with the better product they
!spoll the market and bring -low., the
prl.ee M tne grower raw saasi
smaller and Inferior poiaUM-e ai
low prlee near the point of pm.iu.
(Continued on Hae all.)
JOHN RIGBY VICTIM !
OF HEART FAILURE
! I'roMilnont lit lam of Vale. Hccrvtary
of .irn.-. rings Irrigation IMa-
trV't Irrt.ps I trail SuniUjr
John Hlgny of Vale, secretary of
armaprlngs Irrigation District,
formerly editor of thi Malheur Kn
terprtM. and one of the moat persist
ent S enthuslaatlc boosters for
Malheur County dlod auddenly at ,
isweei - is i - w -- - -i ---
his home in tin- county scat Sunday
Mr. Klghv hnd not been feeling
well for some time, but on the dny
previous to bta leatli declared hlui
aelf much better. Me hod no Idea
that Ms Illness was other limn an at
tack of grip that would soon pass and
was contemplating yeara of active
service In boosting Malheur county
Mr Klgby came to Malheur oount
from Seattle five years ago. Pre
vlous to that time he had lived In
Durtag his residence In this sec-
Hon Mr Klgby was active In ovary
nhase of development Ilia most
. . . . ,(.-, ,,lhe llnllv
..." ...... .. .... ...
CmL li-rl.nllitn Hlatrlet M'hlrh he
,..w i..i.ti.. ai.1.1.1 ,i
confidently bellevod would soon ma-
tertallxe He waa one of the active
organizers of the Wiirmsprlngs Irrl-'
gallon district and as editor of the
Malheur Knterprlae was Identlfled
Ife st the county seat most
HUGH ALLEN CO. BUYS
STOCK OF NEWTON INC.
i in- iiiihii rtlieil tl -in ..ifcjniiu;
lieenme tl wner or the sniio aiore
business-known in inn
m ) '"' "" ""
of the business Since his arrival
hart from Dallas. Texas curly In tha
Isp ring. Mf Alien U,
' lr' '' "f Waadi and demonstrated i
(b wheh i(, i(, im yi
eiii-e In the Hoiith an-l :
N, ,, s tl,
hu.lnagi came lo 0
d ,,.,,,, ,
Ho- Inrsln-ss which
(unn ) reeldence Ion
(ul ,, ukell ,,,, , ,l4l. hin-resl in
public affairs, having been clerk of
Ti.. i.i .....i ... w..... ... .,ei,-r
in i- r iiinii .i.ini i ioi hi W was ....... .
r on Commerclsl cluli
.. ... .
r iiu Commercial riuh. an officer in
t,e Masonic lodge and other bodies
the Masonic lodge and other Bodies
While he Is selling out his later
jeais 111 me snoe iiusiuess ue 1 ..01 m
...... n.iu.i,, l,,, ,,,,., tint,. I v for he Is
. .. .. . , ,. . . .. , ...
interested In the Kelsaelghur coin
,.,.,. 1.. . ..... ..1.. u-....
puny w i.n n is niniiiu n hh ...,,,-
,er and he Intends to devote his
nine !. t I that coin
LAWYERS TO ASSIST
en Sulijei I lo New 111, ill Itegul-
hOoiis are to lie (.inn ta.
-Islam e 1-y.sr
Every niun registered (or the draft
will Im. sent a Uueatbiiinalre in the
u-.t two or three weeks that he mast
nil out anil return wiihin aevea dsrs
, , ..... ,.....,
,o .... .o... e..
TUmm Questionnaires are long smi
answers to suu.e of the noes
, , luy re.juir.- i .,n-i,l. rable study
, thlJug, Incle Hm will l-"'
that all the questions be answered
. )(, u ,K i Bafeguanl the rights
,,, . vr , by providing blm with
frHM BK Hssistance and advise in
wllilllB t his answers
T (( . (n(( 1m. liin , rllll.llt H ,
, blllae all the Uwyefa Oil
bim. illll)!rv for llalru,,:, ervbM Tlie
,,,, w,il he voluntary but
,ry lawyer will he evp.cteil In do
( jni, Vljlunter
Hlate, county and district legal ad
Ontario cadets worn
DIGGING REAL TRENCHES
Tf you pasa the High School ami
see, In the lot to the West, dirt flying
from pits, don't -jet excited. I'M
will not he on the firing line, but
yon will he viewing the exact Imita
ton of the real thing, a new army
i'uder the direction of Principal.
8. M. Hoticbed and ('apt Claude
Chrlatenaen. the boys of the cadet
company are practicing trench digg
ing with the exact pinna of the reg-
nr army. There will be dug-outa
' mi .. . . . --u n v v -
and communication tren- lies, fire
steps and all the trimmings of the
real article If you want to see
wh at a trench looks like go down anil
Uba n look,
" " "
BODY Of HISSING HARNEV
COUNTY HAN FOUND IN RIVER
Kounrl Hialy f Milton Chevalier In
The body of Milton Chevalier waa
found In the lllltien Klver Thursday
,ri,,rnon )V a party of searchers run
..,. , ,.',., .,, ii ni... ici
'Min of Uint A,ty olA,len "'""'
Springer and H ( Bhlreman aayt the
Burns Times Herald.
The unfortunate man had been
missing for several weeks. In haH
he had last been seen on Ortolier
80th so far aa could be learned and
his buggy hail been found In the river,
above the place where II.
found, iiiiinli two weeka ago. The
horse had driven was also for 1 In
the vicinity wanderulg about M a
half starved comlltion with the bar
ness on. It Is evident the Imd.v hud
h.en In the water for 2:t dnys aceord-
illg to tin- best raliulallon iii.ni-
Mr Clieiuller was well known In,"
., .....i ....-Med r,.r
lllll- '-MIIIM if ,
II-' formerly lived In
lirs i( , ., , , . r ,., ,,, p,.,,!,,
,,,,,,. , WUH humed and banlv
rj , v)i l( ,,,,. M,. ,,,,!,. , ,,,,,
' ' ' hl" """ '"
hi" health bul
.1 . 1 by than the an I
il,..t nothing id
hlui II-- bad he. -
Una around tba country la a
i.uggy. loaned him by Chuil.v
Turner of Indrawn, seiilni;
v and lollel iii'tbles ami hid
been In lliirns not long ago r rum t tie
.. . . I. I.. I......U.I lll.l llll
crane nni nan in .-. -. ..
lu( naal 1,,-en there slid slated
was going to l.akevlew.
Thoaa ho viewed the hank of Hi
utreaut where II I" vl.l.-ni the awa
... , .,. ... a .... . 1
Iu,. mn n mr 01 in.- --i h
, , . .... ,,,,., .,, ,.,.,
ill- iiu -11 1 11 ' ..... -- - .. a
a drink The bank had a ttiadii.il
lial point but at the w
,-,u--' there was aa abrupt break f
i iidi t.ihie depth Tl mi"1
,i Hie horse must have
the - al k into the -'I
. i i. -Mowed overt, n
man vac so helpless I,.
,!,,.wii- fill I lace Is but a s. on
,1am uud the I
foand -i i -00 yards brloa
Curoaer Uleteaant .. ..otin.-.i and
In company with Ur Huilth went to
the scene and held an ln.iiet It
wss the decision that he met his
death from accidental drowning
The body a as brought lo this city
and prepared for burial ny nr.
,,.. , lir .,,
M- M ( r.y hl Sl ,,,,.
-o gother In N-w York, althoiiul,
t,.r' 1(I ,,,,, ,K v-n i-unit, known
,,, llU ,. ,,,, ,e was a good
li,.Mrlt., ,)V ,,,, w,.u llk,(, ,) Ins
HOPE NAKED SECRETARY
OE WARHSPRINCS DISTRICT
At a meeting of Hie board
n.ip ..( iia..i i iii'siiav .or iiit .ii. riad-i i nut i.iim nci iihii is
TO SEEK PURE WATER
Wllil. KMPM.Y COMI'ITKNT BN-
(.INIT.lt 1X1 IN I I'll I I
CU'VH I'HOIII.I M I Nil
Ol I I It PLANK.
HHNIGIPAE SVSTFH! FAVORED
in latbei's will in. I linger Trifle
With Health Situation To Put
Problem Might up lo (lie People
Tie peopls of Outnrlc, thai Is tha
voters, will d .'Me wbcihaf or not
Ontario I to have pi .- x iter nnp-
p i eouaetl is to get the nes-
eesaar Informal Ion rn .eriilng the
inn ii . f audi I (apply mid the cost
i.l 'ci ai. iNsli'in. To
that en I on t In' i I 'nunc Htnnn
a I.. Cockrutn, t n m lyei a hi
i touch with engineer
: nd esilni
This action n ; ta'. mi nl !
meeting of tl ' li
ring 1 1" b
and ta dlsi uss the r l!' ol
rd of Health
After dlaruaalng ever) pi
time for definlts and
had arrived ami vot '
on Mr Ooakrum'a motion H
made the Motion Ml ' '" ' I ''
ilniini of the eoiiiiiil
prohlein. giving prol'
oompleti et ni plant
i he i pli " 'iIiik in tl
ami then II
and priii eed It III he
III.' We will I . I
am in favor bl
fea dale pi in Hot
Hie report o
on- knows a hat It will foal 10 build
such n ratetD '
Munh li-.il II al P
Durllli: 1 1
f'""y '" ""urui iiu. BBHW
' count ii
l. ,'lnll I'm
on the sugp lr NV
lliiinaii i li-- Council
In- Ii I Wl.itii- i
foi Btlnl hen of '
In II K t Ul II l PI
1 1 tir Oils
.- from I'.
d 11 numb
Weiser loo es and
Is all eel-
ii-im- which soma declared ta i"
greater than t lial hi
DECEMBER 7 IS RED
CROSS BENEFIT DAY
V (III 1 lie.ill. all On i Nil. i. ii III'. in
land villi rive all l'i ,., o-ik als.te
i . i.i iku.iiilaitlliMi.
I'rlduv I n c ml-
i Kid Clots
' lie Hi .. Ml
or the pi i Hie iiinl'.serieat
........ ..III I... ..iv i.l.... ....in. IK' 1
IIIIU.I n . .1 I ... .......... ........... mm
wi.i,n ,,,, li;il .,,,, ,Bd
,,,,. j,, ,,,,,, ., n, artual
.p- n - ,-i n i I di
The meniber nl iu u , ai l; .1
Croaa Ohaptei have taken up lea
W llll M I ! nsll of
Dreamland and ho I. to an OPOWII
and is to M I sHi'scli.tn.
bealde whirl. m i-icil prnjrmu ol
high order will la glvaa an that It
will he ,i big i. id i, for all Ol
I ml. i . - din i in ni m Mrs lt..v wll
jir.naii ol the i omiiiitli . ck
els wll lor Ills In nelil l.'glil
and a bit.' i hi n uul
VI..I. Kol.li',1 (.noils ta.ili-l
I I He. I cross chapter has
been appealed lo fu - I Itled
good 4 aaes lal aaToi at being
n gel a va I siipplv r-ady by
January I Vain will be available
for all who real ' help hi this great
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