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THK ONTABIO ABOTm ONTARIO O fUOOOJf. THtTWDAY, AUG. I. 1918
THK RKXAIX BTORK
( ntariii Argus
GEO. K. AIKEN, Editor and Publisher.
Published Thursdays at Ontario, Oregon.
nd entered at tho Ontario post office for
listribution as 2nd elass matter.
SUBSCRIPTIONS One Year $1.50
TAVKAT I MPTnlt
In hunlnens dfiillnitv people m
very land have, for generation.
given their Mtnrtltm I" II perutlnii'.
of the theory nf l-'r.-iich at iiiiiimii i
expressed In On- words, "csviit
emptor, '' or. "Let the buyer beware '
According 10 thin rea-mnni: nj
kind of deception i rmllhl.
Tliere wan no 1 1 mil
right-minded stockman, who view
Ms huslnewa from a permanent hauls
and who value hln koimI name an n
"square-ahonter." Just an other nun
do. will not resort to Mich print 1. M
It In the man who dop not think who
doe audi thing. More ofti'ii tin
man who la hut temporarily In the
business and la trying to make h
k illlnac" at the farmer' expense
Just outalde the business dlatrlcl.
hetween Colorado and Wyoming ave
nue, the afreet and sidewalk are
trimmed with unsightly weed. These
The seller c.,ihl ' who thu Injure the good name of j weed are o conspicuous that every
be willing to rlak the loaa of husi
nes and of friend to report the
slacker, when million of the hoy
re facing nhot and ahell and risking
The enforcement of the selectlev
draft law In a mont vital thing. The
safety of the nation depend on tin
Juat administration It can not he Mr Byron Hill and daughter
Justly administered If the public r.-1 Margaret are leaving for Seattle
fuaea to co-operate with the local i noon where Mr. Hill I at work In the
and dlatrlrt hoard and give the In-! nlilp yard
formation needed to put the alackeis
Cha. Calkin and daughter opal
were visiting with Mr and Mr (' K
Rlngham for several day the pat
week. Mr. Calkin (returned to hi
home near HomedalcJ yesterday while
Mln Opal will vlnlt here several day
where they belong.
Apply the acid leal to your patriot
ism, If you know a nlacker. It In a
mighty little bit to do, but If every
citizen report thoe he known. there
will he no lackera to report noon.
ONTARIO'S l iiimmim.-
Mra. Cha Prahl waa down from
Juntura Friday visiting with friend
You can ave money at McDowell's
( Inning Out I.inoleut'i tale.
He about hi good a much uk h all Hie men engaged in the mime line
wanted in. If the gullible buwr would I of endeavor.
believe lilm Once the bargain .
Hlruck. llio baaed on mlreprenenta
tlon. the purrhaaer wan hound to
atlck to It provlalona.
The only Justification rOf .urli
practice in founded on the tin or
the public In not called upon to pro
tect the simpleton, and that he whose
wlta are not sharp had better stay
out of business to avoid getting
That In not the theory In force
today It le a crime In Mil country to
apread false statements to in
market prices to calch the unwary.
The Federal Trade Cnmmh-nlon kg
recently started a number o( pros
cutlnns against men guilt) of mi, h
things The theory of "lei
We believe the public generally
will hall the day when the alocknimi
muzzle their fellows who spread
wolf stories shout hay prlcea, and
when the hay ranchera will restrain
the men who try to aell foxtail a, id
mustard for fancv alfalfa It will I
lelt- r for all concerned to do this by
established practices before enforce
ment of lawa la necessary to bring it
Herbert Hoover, than whom, per
hapn. there In no one among the al
lied nation more convenient with
war conditions, from an economic
Hi" standpoint predicts that the war will
buyer beware" In out of date In tlih end In 1110.
age Munlness Is on 11 better mid Ills prediction -mould put a quietus
safer basis. It In built upon Integ upon those who are prone to see in
rlly and fair dealing i the present battle the beginning of
ll Is n crime to spread false slurb s ' the end: and who are all ready to .lis
illicit tin- iiiiidltlon of a I aiili It Is 'cuss the terms of peace
right i In, i such a law In on the slat- Mr. Hoover In not the kind of msn
ulc hook, not only for Hie pro! c-1 w, talks to hear himself aputter.
Hon ol tin- stockholders of tin hunl.
but of li. public which 1 4 so directly
inn-, ted In the Ntahlllty of finan
cial Instil ut Ions
ll It is legally and inoinlli Mini,;
to start false stories about gt k mar-
That type of man Is not placed In
charge of the dally bread of millions.
Nor iloes such all one rise to the posi
tion of food dictator of the world,
for Mr Hoover I almost that.
The man who makes this predlc-
ki-t issues and bank, I ll not equally tlou has had unexcelled opportunities
uroiiK in start raise stories nhout the to learn conditions behind the tier
value of hay, grain, livestock, sheep mnn lines When be waa In H'i
itud other Industries? The public I sin in. without u doubt, he gained In
us int.-i -i.-.l h the eteMUt) ut t lo-s- tlmale knowledge of the pressure
linln in Ho hai under which Hie Huns were living
If tin- l-'.-d. ii.de roinml'-shi-i n ,n, (,t leave Belgium until just
an prosecute Bag for slutting ru-' before Hie I'nlted States entered the
war so he knows Oerinaii coiullllon
and has since then, thru svanues not
open to Hie public, kept In olOM
mom in an. . i uea and bank
an equal dm OUld obtain i,. i
culi- men Baa i.i 1 I ne 0JM of false
hniiiln Injure Hie ram I" i .mil Hie ,,,UP, wth coiullllon liter.
farmer It will no! he the pressure oi Hi
ll,, iMi'iil In uii.ii i in li uieam. armies alone Ilia! will break down
d m ' r at t,a German inllilnri machine The
astonishing, li would MOW Ihol I ayj for inn.l will aid materially In
nun wliii In. Iiii- I pi .n 1 1 c destroying Hie morale of the people
would know hen. i li iroiu which thai machine hi built, anl
a greai dial in u-c a telephone 01 c,,i Hurt eleinent. no doubt, rather
t.li-t. iipli I., check upon H. ,, oo vi. lories In the field Mr
Ukowloi ui i.i i the i 1. 1 thai the Hoover is basing hi prediction
l,.i.. lit .lit i ',.. . who would rather In.
ports shutting prlcea puld I Mr Hoover Hum the Idle prediction
pi. .duels in all the trii.llu. ,,f their fellow citizens, will II
and the guv eminent la Issuing weekly f,,,,. make the sa. rlflces called for
as well as daily bulletins roVOI .ml do everything in their power to
such niaitiiM. there Is hul llttli op aid those who are striving to give us
port unity to "get awa " with lurl J tho it he two
It is the result lo Mok I" Otleeal
thai nrevent the existence ul I e kind
of relations I hul should exist i I
the stockmen aud the hay l mi
The same tactics are used t. In and
..-.li ..ut until naturally the farmer
HilukM that, the
HI V W S
Till: tili TINT.
There are mnay opporn into- pre
sented these ays to tel In. painuiii
character o' eltlten Tl man who
stockman bellevea'goea to the treoohea la not the milt
him to be an "eey mark " It la like'ona whose n uiage la tried, tho iiu
the l...t in ihe falde hIiu ni.d "wuli, man at hoi.ie can escape the teat aud
wolf," when there waa M woll prove a moral coward v.ltboul his
When the wolves did un I kef fellow citim m knowing '
herds paid no iittintiou lo Ills- i-rle-' ' Take for example the mr who re
Thul is why Hie hav men here ure fuses to repa-i lo Hie pr. ! r 4Uthor
Havlna no altentlnn to the stories of. Hie the cass of the slacker who he
"lie hay at Hurley, and oilier
Idaho pn nits They don't believe
to I true
The Ai -us is hold)
t uo brief for
either Ih ha tki tni-kinen
la tin ii attar, i y tl ike ul
timate iiibilratm C such dlaB)l
the lBai'iithlii law of suppl and aV
ui and will regulate the mutter fur
better than tan -my artificial r-gula
Hon The Argus wants both in
trie lo proeper for they are hnth ee
aeatiul to the prosperity or this re
gion. The Agu know, too. that Cue
knows lias -ired deferreii elawifl
calion unju- It U lie not deiii iinnt
In his t'uty as citizen"
hi course to report such a man
may hurt u tilHiaa in his lm
li mar loae friends by It Un'
slinuld that atop him?
Wli.ii du thet d.i lo a soldier who
turaa "yellow" before the enemt
and won't fight? One such waa re
cently sentenced to be shot and Preet
dent Wilson commuted th eeutence
to Imprisonment for life.
The civilian who ha uot entered
th army to tight ought certainly in
vlaltor to the city can see them. W!
la there that would ay their presence
add to the good look or good nam
of the city?
iiiuarlo scattera over a great deal
of territory. There are, unfortunate
ly, too many vacant lot. The city
would be better off and crtuld he go.
ern-.l at far leaa cost If the popula
tion waa not so weltered. Hut that ,
f't.ea not alter the farts, and condl i
tlons a they are muat be faced. Tin-
city can not cut all the weed. , ani
thu perform an expensive duly for
those who are holding vacant lota for
speculative purpose. Ye: In weeds
n nid be removed Wlij ne. order
property owner to remove the weed
and III case I bJB do not. lave Hu
nt reel commissioner do ao and charge
the coat . an'r.st the abmil'ig piop
erty? BUY W.8.8.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
. . . Cards . . .
DRS. PKINZING. VVKKSK
I to 11 aad I to I.
Offlc ovr First National Bank.
Tlphoae Ne. II J OaUrlo. Ore.
K. W. 0. HOWE
Mr and Mrs Harry Brown of
Samps, Holidayed with their mother,
Mrs. A. A. Brown or this city
Mr and Mrs J. It Blackaby and
Mlaa Margaret returned Haturday
from Portland While thare they
witnessed a showing of the spectacle.
"Pershing's Crusaders." now In
France, and believe that they recog
nlxed their son. William Hlac.kaby,
who Is an armourer In the over-sea
Mr and Mrs l. A. Hlles and
daughter Winifred are leaving the
latter part of the week for Twin
Falls, where they will make their fu
ture home and where Mr. Hlle has
ncicpicd a position in the High
School in charge of the eommercal
doparimnut The many friend of
tilth Mr and Mr Hlle are sorry to
see them leave aud especially his for
mer pupils in the commercial depart
ment lu-re where Mr lilies h.i
the head for several year Dm
Hllis tilll lie remembered ill coum-..
il.m with many basket hall kjhi"
and oiher affairs In which Hi. .' II
8 students were victorious; be lias
also been olaes advisor im
0 W.. Plait aud daughter. Ml
Mae Piatt, accompanied by Ml
Pauline Hlllingaley. left Tueadar
uiMiu for California, where they will
enjov a visit with Don Piatt, who
lately left in Hie draft. They will
make the trip overland In their car
and expect to be gone for some time.
RAOtiAOE AND EX-
OVER THE TOP
AND WIN, is our motto. Every
American must do not merely his
"bit" but do his best; the people of the
freest and greatest nation of the world
must with their money, food and fight
ers, confer freedom on the balance of
the nations by giving them liberty.
If you cannot buy a Liberty Bend, buy
Pkoae 167 M
To the Public
"I Juat want to say (hat we keep -i
bottle of Chamberlain' Colic and
Diarrhoea Remedy on band all the
time, and find It excellent for bowel
trouble," write Mrs H P. Cook. An
Maw as ley by geltlug yoar Kecmr
omy Jar at McDowell a
I.08T TWO Shock iibsorber
aprlngs, hetween Ontario and bridge
Return to Argu office.
BUY W 8.8.
Linoleum Closing out. Huv now
lor the fall house cleaning and aave
Perhaps you have never thought ul
It. but this disorder is due to lack ol
moisture In the residual matter of U
food If you will drink an abuiH
dance of water, eat raw fruits anf
take lot of outdoor exercise, fou mi.
be able eventually to overcome it euJ
lireiy. t la Ureaneautim use th i
mild and gentle laxative. Strong
ana liarsli cathartics take too muc
water out of tho system aud make
bad matter worse Camberlalu'i
Tablets are easy and pleaaant to tak
and moat agreeable In effect. Olv
them a trial.
-BUY W 8 8
Mr. and Mrs. J. H Blackaby aad
daughter Margaret returned. Satur
day avening from a trip of several
week thru th principal coastal
. .. o .
Mr. Carrie B. Akers i in from th
Interior visiting awhile with friend
here st present but expects to leave
for Portland ihe latter part of the
Miss Marvel Cayou of Name
apeat the week and with her frlead,
Mr. Herschel Hrowa.
P II. O'Neill and daughter Miss
Mary, father and aiater to the wall
known Tip O'Neill, are visiting hare
at present from Io Angeles. They
made the trip in their car a. roes
California and Southern Oregon.
Who know values, who pride
themselves on their knowl
edge of Good Shtes, Good
Shirts, Good Ties, Good
Socks and other men's ap
parel for the money shop
here year in and year out.
Are you one of them?