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GEO. K. AIKEN, Editor and Publisher.
Published Thursdays at Ontario, Oregon,
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CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL FREEDOM
This day Ii do longer the anniversary merely of the
birth dt Aimi leau tndependence. It is no longer ;i day set
apart bj citiaens of this great Republic to commemorate
tfceigning of the Declaration of Independence. Our entry
into the terrible struggle in Europe Ims given it higher
and bolier rignifteanoe is is attested by the action recent
ly taken in I'Yanre. in Italy and in England, and still more
recently in BraaiL setting it apart for special nommemor
ution h, their citiaens. Jul Fourth from this tune for
ward is the da Cor celebrating nteruational f reedoni from
the rule nt t rants.
son haH declared, "the world will be made safe for Democ
rat " No matter, then what other issues may be raited
we have the Trinity i : lore ns,"Tax, Fight, Knruicipate,' J
and in the proer accomplishment of each tene.1 lies (he al
vatiop of the world.
BUY W. 8. 8.
A MEASURE OF DEVOTION
Ontario women, mid those of the communities about
the city are presented with a real test of their devotion to
the men in the army and to the nation. Their task is as nee-
eesaan as is that which the men who enter the trenches
are called upon to perform. On the success achieved by the
former depends the success which will be achieved by the
That the task of knitting 860 pairs of socks and 120
sweaters especially during the summer time is one that
will bring forth the spirit of the women goes without the
Right now many of the women are husv. The have
besidesathe duties of the home the imperative task of pro
riding loud for the coming winter. Many have to assist in
tli harvesting of the crops by preparing the meals to feed
the extra help. Their tasks are many from sun to sun.
pi perhaps it will be these Imsy women who will por-
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What could he more timelv on this dav. therelore. than u u k. iLi ft- . .. i i . .i. ,-'. .. rm
ii. . hi ,i .. i in- i n 1 1 i ii iriri imi i lie imi in tin1 I i on I . I nei
a perusal of the i ontents of the famous document which s.i
succinctly and in such eloquent and dignified style declar-
ed,"the causes which impelled the separation. 'nl' the en!
oiiics from the mother conntrj I
The mere reading of the Declaration from n literal
viewpoint will rcpai well an eitiaen. I'.ut now ever one
should pollder will its statements and realize that great OH ti( wj((,s. ,..,,.
was me niiiiien oornc i nie lorcuuiicrs oi our coiini i ami
instilled as they wen- in appealing to the .Supreme Judge
of the world I'oi the rectitude of thcii ilitt'lltrtiUS; the A n mi
lean people f i ml a are equally justified in carrying for
ward the cause to which the signers of the Declaration
iiiutuallv pledged to i jell nthiT their lives, their fortune
and their sacred honor.
The Declaration ol Independence was drawn hy Thorn
as Jefferson as an indii t nun! nf a ( ieruian despot. Georgi
t.hi' Third of tireat Britain. Toda all over this land think
in-' men will, in thinking of the pauses which impelled the
United States to out ii the world Struggle, draw an PVPtl
more danuiing indictment against another (German tyrant,
Wilhelm 1 1. Emperor of leiman .
While the Deelaiation of Independence cites hut J.'i
counts againet George III and one each against the King
are the wort h successors of Bettsy Ifoss and the women
of the Revolution who in the lilit of tallow candles plied
their needles to knit for Washington and his men. Com
pared with their task that nf the women of today s light
The Women of today have conveniences and aid bevond
ns of their sjst eis of the Colonial davs.The
electric ligiil replaces the tallow candle; they start thcii
work with finished vain while their pi-cilccesxniw in w -,n
work started with the mi. aided wool. y eei standard
of comparison the task given the women of ifns is lighter
than that of 76. And astonishing 111. tie ,Ot gr escse tlunlil
than that of 7. And the very fact that it is so calls I'm the
fulfillment of the quota.
Our soldiers toda an fighting battles that will pie
vent for all time the usurpation nf the power hy theder
man king over American citizens, just as the soldiers of the
'evolution Fought that a German king occupying the Eng
lish throne could not deny them the rights of free men.
The part which the women of the revolution had in
that struggle can never he measured. Without their fori
1 itnde. their help, their loyalty and devotion the struggle
woiiM not nave come to so glorious a conclusion. Without
i. ..i i.i -....in ii... mil. in r it. nip i 1 1 s ji rin el ns o I t IT Ii. ll,
and rarliami'iit eoinl d and one against the Kuijlish pco 4, . ,. ,, L. ," .. " """""
, n ,., , i 'lie aid ol the women ol todav this luesent war could not he
file lor continuing such men in otticc, the counts that ina , , , ., , . , . ' ' "'" ' "m '" ' ,M
,. . ..ii- i i .i i fought as it is heing fought.
ie siieeitied against the Kaiser are legion, and this i true . ,. .. . . "
,i ..1 i. i . i ii i ai Vs "'' men ut tuilav are iiroviim wortht succcssoi-s of
too III the case nt the U'elchstag and tile people ot (icnimnv. ,i I. ,. ,-,, ., , . ' . r. , , '" '
,. i .. .i ,, i 'lie licines of t he l(e o ut Ion ail( the etc loll si.toare
(oiupared With the niliistlces to t he American o'.uii- . ,,,. , ", "v"" ""
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raw. Th- worn! ol the chains brought b( the V". 'T SH VHP. '" hnX wifh n ,"VlVt,"l' Vf dtttfw w"
.-.I .it i " oil e i n.ii me miii en oi nrario am t lose ol cverx nook
inuiuleis nt this irovcrniiient against K nig ( ieorye can be ,.,,,1 ,-,, . ,. , ' . . ., , ' ",M,K
Inpliea, ilinthe-a-eoftheKaiscrvs.r.v.lization. Tl ere ' " J". "' C" "f T?' i, Wktom w.lralh totle
.m'is,,,, law oGo.1 ..r man that the present ruler of tlw : " f" ''i th-n n la-dt oftheira will an
man people mis i.o1 tiampled ler foot. ' "ffiSST tt,' "' Utvth'u m Puce LVr "" ,h''
if it. :' a ui .1 . ut i ...i si'Xeii seas he without warm arnieiits to cheer h in on In
Since the I nitii' states, therefore had arrayed Itnell vi,.t,,,.v ' ' " u
lie-ide ilie nations whii h have struggled for years Mal trttv w a a
I'-iiiie whose etiii.n ter permits ol acts ul bases) cruelty '
-h.dl n.it et.inl his dominion over helples., nations it i WHY ONTARIO LAOS
entire! fitting 'thai rho nations of the wo rtt I should com- n ,,, . , . .. . - . , ,
memo,.,.,' witt! 0 th. iU.nivera.rv of the pronouncement .. .N ' "' U n". ? "f "ta.,o ,n fact a I of
... the w ..Id ,.f a icv- Magna Charta of hum!... libciti . . "nUwm' l"unt ls '""I m f "' T" ,'"" ft " "' tb
,hould. I..,,, on such da sol mii.I.v phdg. m-HeV to feel U '"' SilV111 Htauqw. Ami tor this there must he soflM rot
mile (leep! i. ;: in nial olilltration to the nan win. in. idi
p i.-sihh the n.diz.itii ii ol the great ideals ? wbhh uui
foiel.tt he i 1 1 ..::;l -d and fin w hi.h nr men a.e -tiu-j ;l.ni:
lodai ui Ft mice
BUY W. 8. 8.
(ieiierally speaking, that is taking the people
wiioic.tlicrc is no section oi tile
the iiihahitant.s of this scrtion.
"TAX, FIGHT, EMANCIPATE"
three words, "Tax, Fight, Emaueiiiatc'
nation more patriotic than
This is true in spite of tie
tact that only hy the most indirect route is there cumin
any direct return in enhanced price or increased volume ..
husiness due to the war to this section.
Somehow or other the sale of War Saving Stamps ha
Ail- 111 i 1 II I
I. oi la mi a in nee . una red n nuina iieriian
Were to he performed hy the Ihirty seventh. , Congress Malheur count and Ontario have a fair numerical reprcs
which was in KfMrtion in lHti2. Thia lie declared to be ' The eutstion. hut wean- haskiiia In the matter of larni oiipcIimk
u-k A. I'ike of Maine characterized the duties which alone
Irnntv ol Oni Salvation. loda lustor is repeatini- Jt
sidl and tin American people are hearing a greater burden
of taxation, fighting more gigantic battle to achieve an
infinitel wider and more significant emancipation.
There is a striking reseinhlaine in iuan was to I In
Situations faced by the two war 'oUUIVHSCM. As in the rase
era. I his can not tie due to a tailure on tin- part ot the well
to-do men and women in the community to realize that it
is their tint to thus support the government. They do
know that this is the ease. The movement has been width
advertised. This is true both national!-, andloeallv. The
lave heen solicited. Iliev haxeat their haial everv inean
of the rehelliou the great and fundamental issue wai that of knowing wli.it lj expeeti d Of them, hut most of them
ot Hlavery, so it la today. Then it was but the tlaver of have faded In tins, as the have In the other dm.-, to take
four million hlaeks in the Soiitli;toda it is the slavery of their share.
nearly three hundred million of th. inlialntants of Kunipe, As has heen rcpeatedh declared the cost of thai rigan
wh dess America and her allio accomplish its overtliio tic war must be Ik. rue according to the measure of ahdit.
win oc curseu wun uie niraimom oi i-i ussiamsm. to hear it. The rich must, of nccess itv ... th
In the war of the r
than a ear before l'i'
they have it will be taken with large doses of salt. The
public will want to be shown that thev are other than lip
in the present war. The I 'uitcd servants.
So far there are onh three ihtsoiis, two of win. in are
woinen.who have qualified for the Limit cluh. Boise has
i.'llion the contlict raged for mo tim,. If those in this community who may be ao classified
ident liineoln and the admiuisl ra-ulo not nerform their dntv now 'thev uill'f.ud tl din... ,.i
tun It ideiagave mi. ranoe to the urineipaj for which the) public disapprovaL Their protests of loyalty and fervent
Mum ,as iignniig. ii was neany two . ears ami i.n fallipatriotisin.it not hacked bv their wealth -in iii-ouortiou a;
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v i nil .-i iniiri i iiii I ii," r in. I ni'i i.n ii in I rociai'iail'iU ;
So it has in iu, to.
States lias he.n enge.:. I in the eoiit hct a ear ami yet it
Was but recent!' thai the distinct declaration was made
thai America means to .lght until the Slavs of Kussia, the 1(K), I .akeview qualified 13 aud expected to make the mini
yitecchsor iionemia. uh- rotes aim nie rinns ot Kussia are her '' he fore the drive ended. Other communities in Or.
ireerioiuTi.eiM. .n.x . I'russui. mi aiul Idaho have done equally well. Win then should
Th present aitmu is to add auother giorLuU t shap-lnot Ontario have at least 10 Of 12 men and women iii that
ter to American h'istor lake the rehelliou and th Sp.m . Ias That we have the wealthy citizens here is without
iah wai this wai ku t be one of freedom. N'omattei question.
how hear ma )m? tm tax; regardless of the bittenieaaaiui I TneAitttt believes too thai man ..fthose whoshonld
caiamit.v ol the tight; the emancipation of three hundred bare taken the limit would have done so had thev aonm.
to a ro-'Ciutcu t in- ic.simuuuoiwv IIUV nave to near. Thee ) ....
nullioii smiU from tin hell of German dominion
ward In .ii i ueasiliv. With such a cause to strengthen
our arms and Mu I ..-. courage the American p -oph- will
not falter. The end .till be attained and as IY- m i i Wd
used however to adopt the. "lift George do
and are Doming hack, cm the good nana- of the city, for
their own sakes. to sat naught of their country 's sake the .
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Buick and Oakland Automobiles. Salesroom, old Tog
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Bargains in Used Cars
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Thirty jraara ago tha talaphona waa a luxury Today,
throuali paraoaal lnltlatl?a aaa yrlrata antarprlaa. It haa baooma
a nacaailty within tba raaea of ararybody. Whara unoa a buat
naaa had but ona talaphoaa with a llmltad talking ranga, today
that bualaaaa baa aanrloa with a ranga thraa-quartari of a Domi
nant broad, aad aary branch of avary bualnaaa U linked to a
ry olliar by ho Intorrnniiiiunlratlng talaphona ayatam
The telephone iihm .Hiiud Ita raaponalbla plana and thara ara
imiii. nno ii.-ii telnplmnei in thla country, orar which go
21.000,000 talk dally f
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Malheur Home 7 z f i 1 1 u i.
A Comfortable Feeling
A good many things may happen that will
give you a feeling at comfort ana security, but
nothing will do this more surely than the knowl
edge that you have money in the Bank.
Tl: s particularly true if your money is in
our bauK, where you know it's safe. You know
it is there subject to your needs. That you can
get it when you want it. That it is safe until
yon need it. If you have no bank account, we
invite you to start one at our bank now, no mat
ter how small. You will add to it from time to
time and it will soon be a source of comfort and
security to you.
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The First Duty of Man
A beautiful advert lament appeared in a reo-nt Imtue of tha 8al
arday Kvenlug I'oal, hy Urga automobile company, ItluHtratlng
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toUH FlKsr nun
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should arouse themselves, loosen their num- strina and
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