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About The Ontario Argus. (Ontario, Or.) 1???-1947 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 19, 1918)
Tm omtamio Anavn. Ontario, or., Thursday, sr
(Hfo (flutarto Argua
ON THE MARK.
GEO K. AIKEN, Editor and Publisher.
Published Thursdays at Ontario,. Oregon,
and entered at the Ontario post office for
distribution as 2nd class matter.
UBNCRIPT IONS One Year $1.50
Oregon 's Fourth Liberty Loan managers
plan to put the state "over the top" by 9 a.
m.. September 18, the day on which the carn
paigu starts in other states. That aim and
purpose is the biggest possible aim. To make
good on that purpose the banks of the state
are to open at 7 a. m. to list the subscrip
tions. There is no reason wliv this ean not He
FAIR S VALUE SHOWN. ilotie FviTvoiin vc-lio nn rwtnaihlv line luitirls
mi ii. . ,. , ' i
AiH'reiHiiououMi eoucermnir uic vaiue oi I At a knows torlnv inst w ..- he u-
the Malheur County Fair. The fact that'kow a month from now how much he ean
tnousands or citiieni rams to Ontario to see ,,..,, f,.,,,,, his necessities to huv Libertv
the exhibits and enjo the program demon- Bonds. There is really no need tot the ta
rtrates beyond caril that it ta fillm-. I need Insof hundreds of hoars from the work dav
in the lives of the l plo. 0f business men to be used in urging citizens
This is ft sparsely settled eoiintry. Op- to miv Liberty Bonds. As one such. vol'.
portuiuty for social relaxation after a hard Mr. Reader, should realise that. This is your
yeai-'s work are few and that the week spent I as wu ai tlmt of the Liberty Bend sales
here is beneficial to all who take part ean not ,,. nml 1()rai committees, sine, ron an
De doubted. If such events ffw Dot -hcd-jnot jjj ,,,, t(, j(1 in plumUM the eam
uled their loss wonhl be more apparent It pni,,, listing the subscriptions, arrange for
is a case ot "never missing the water until jtnp advertising and the hundred and one
the well runs dry. I things that must be done, the ven-least vou
T Of course QUI ot the material benefits, , in do is to come forward with" vonr Midl
and that is what most people desire froui!s.nption. after being notified of the rating
such an institution is the development of the KjV(.n vou hv the local committee
spirit of friendly rivalry between the bun-1 j),- w,,ni js added eotieerninc the rat
als of exhibitors and 1 lie varioiis eoimnnn- ;,,, T.v a)V uuuh. p jn- fi,( lu(.al ,.,,,.
lties. in their efforts to bring forward the Tnmee wl.i.-li has before it the total nnota of
best products. 1 bis effort stimulates Intel- t)l .llltv .,M,i district Tt is made from the
ligcnt effort and adds to the prosperity ot H.st ...v.dhddc knowle.lirc Tf it is too low ymi
the county. ... ss a aood American will Toluntarih raise it:
now woiiki the raneiiers oi cne progan Uf it is t()(, Wgh f.lkt. it til -orjr 1(M.al ,.llllllnp
"Too 6oa't want to etay for tba
picture, do yon J" asked La arm In the
ton of one who expects the answer to
Beth blushed. She took a childish
delight In motion picture, but from
chatter a boat ber. ahe fathered
that It waa ronaldered chlldlab to alt
through the wbola performance. Her
cousin Laara seamed to retard tba
taate for vaudeville Itaeif rather In
dicative of elementary development.
"Do you mlndr Beth aaked timid
If. "They're Are department pictures."
With a shrug of her shoulder, ber
couln aettled back In the seat a tba
Igbti went out and the first pictar
was thrown on the screen. Tba prop
erty ui.in and hla fellows on tba etag
supplied tba clanging of tba bells and
tba creech of tba wblstlea sad to
Bath It waa all -err real. Then tba
street with its engine vanished from
the screen t be replaced by con
trasting picture of three ntesnen alt
ting In quarters engaged la a game of
cards. Their faSpi ware large enough
ta show tba play of ezpreaalon and the
audience shrieked at tba pantomimic
But Beth had leaned forward and
waa looking eagerly at the screen. Lau
ra tucred st her skirt, but the girl did
not rvalue It. There uxn the screen
was Thsd Burnhsm. She wss sure of
It. The picture changed again and she
sank bark Into ber aeat quivering In
Roildly she explained to Iura bow
region, tor example, know what ean be done f(.( . ,,. M w ,nd Dtembo. JZZELV2Z2X2 TL
27 and have it adjusted. Tm do ll I i could Ond no trace of htm. "Ills moth-
L-t L- " rl.. ii..t ....imiliiin fL.-it eon hnv,. " n', ' breaking for him." she
, ' . . , declared. "I must And him and tell
he. II asked to do 1)1 re thai! our share, him t. write home."
Think what the boVB i' the trenel 's MI'S I' Sa left her seat and wltb trembling
do for you. Tbeu be a man and k yourpeji
Charter 9148 Raaarra District No. 11
Report of Condition of tba
ONTARIO RATIONAL BANK
At Ontario, la tba Stata of Oregon, at tba cloaa of bualnaaa on Aug. SI, ltll.
m the Adrian section were it not tor the an
nual Fairf HOW would the Dead Ox Fist
learn what is doing along the Boulevard .'
In marking the passing of the 1918 Fail
an Injustice would be done if public recog
nition of the work of the board "t directers:
President A. LOockrum, Vise President K
A. Fraser and directors, II. 11. Tunny. I. J.
Gallaidiei and were not siren.
Similar sppreHatrou should be given Beere- That Malheur and llarnev counties are
tare M. steams and hi assistant, II. K. douigagreat work inpndueingfood for the
kglsss, as well as the superintendents and nation run be judged b" the fad that from
assistant svpsrintendsnts oi the various de September 1. 1917, to September I. 1!1H. ;.
partineiits. total of 2111 carloads of tattle and sheep
Without the untiring work of these ofli- Were shipped from Ontario and the towns on
cials. to whom countless details were re- the branches leading fo the westward
ferred during the rush of preparation. th- from here.
fair could not haw been held. Then. too. the , There was a tunc, yean ago, wh.-i Ou
exhiltitois. cspcialh the men Horn Adrian, tarin alone recorded the shipment of stent
th,- UoiihvMid. Hiiiit.iii .-in,! icji () Mat. hundreds of carloads, while todsy it is fourth
arc entitled to special word of nraise t..: on the list, topped br Juntura. Crane end ?! "
what tbey bare done to make the Fair a sue- Brogan. Hut they all pass thru here and this ..,, Mr ,.u"rilu-Bli . trmmDt nwr
Cess Tlie have pli.vell that tllev are "the SI the yatcwav for business uf the hundreds, aba askil ith trembling voice. Tba
salto.theearth.-.eatlx andw.ll, le-at -.-rear of stockiiirii. ' - ' ' T SSil" "iith
ineonveiiifiiee t theincselvcs and with greet 1 1 - Argus ean not give figures to snow Ir.. i... ,,i,,ied.
IsIhu- to brim; toirether the exhibits ami ai the value of the cattle and sheep lut it would "' '" ih' for Tbadwick Burn-
limb stsrted up the aisle. Laura fol
lowing her country cousin curiously.
Aa usher directed her to the balcony
where the machine waa operated, and
aba waited until the operator bad flo
labed. He coald give ber little Information
otbrr thaa to furnish her lth tba ad
dress of the Arm which had taken the
ptrturea. She could scarcely wait until
ta next morning to continue bar
aaarrh. and she stsrted Immediately
after breakfast wltb a male cousin aa
The manager was courteous aad
ed to take an Interest In ber
The plctare hud tem asad hi
town, be explain, I mid be gave bar
the Lumber und i.il.lns of the engine
cotapaay. It was fur uptown, bat aa
could aot rest tv.,1 lu a short time she
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nine,-them with :irtistic skill. iipproxiinate s.i.iMHHHm f,,r the year, and
An,! iewing the great erops i Ii.m tn- Ubere sre but Ki.iMhi p, . tw .
who exhibited produced he would be ;: counties u would seem that thei-e is sn U
nge i. n niei indeed w ho would not be in ifason for the prosperity beiug ei . ;
Spiretl to gii home ami make an effort t. course the protit- ot these shipments i- to :i
euiial or surnass the result next vear. deuife concentrated in th
If i-a truism that a eoiinti like an indi- eoinparative few, but that condition will
vidual cannot stand -till. It must either gn siainedai be eturtH'ted as the bigger holdings
t'oi w.ntl or l.aekwat.l .nid without the inceii are divided into -mailer ranch- -
the uf the annual Fair with n- competitive
saa motion pl--
spint the count j would be more apt to u--
backward than forward.
This i- e-pecialh true in a county which
lia- no I'oiints Ageltt to Iuiiil; to the atten
tion of the laiichci- the advanced ideas that
are roustantli lieing dereloned in agrieul-ture.
Voters who did not esereiss their
ehise two vears aatn, women who have ,
ed their names by marriage within that time,
iiieii and women, t,M. who have reached theii
majority and are voting for the first tun
otcis who have moved from one precinct to
another in the past ear. or since the prim
The '! man pi has begi
More dangerous than the Hun a run, - are th--
wilv dipl.'inat- of the Central h.
i. . i . i . i i i :.. i . i...
ii i' it .1 iinr ".iiiii- .11 ii i iiii in, -ii uii .
1 , , . ., ... ' , one an oiiiN.rtunitx to . rivet ttu-ii
lM-11 auioll-j; lllc silent ellelllles of tile allien ,1. .,,!., ..... , ,,1. t .11 I ..
. . that tlie can -'tl-at tlie fall election
goveruuM uts, the pacifists, the peace at .,
pi ii . . ii tens, tile 1 W . w . antl tile misglllu-
This is is time to talk uid a neutral
iiati-i i- pi i the diseUMSHUM
t. Ulri N hell p- U ed !t mile'
emanate from Berlin or Vienna. Th. I
must not escape th-- Wi i-ht ot ll.i
ii . shoulil at once proceed to liavc tlicij rtg
itiou corrected. The m.1Is lxk.s are i
Open and ale at the citV hall, where the avill
be until October 5. This should give even
W .. ' water system with whn'i
f w holm- sre connected .' Why should tw
- be maintained when one will serve
ill . ii:. iMissibh- fire juittc tiei:
No I will be aci eiitahlc to th ll b hax mains on the ld wat, i
World until justice has been obtaiist utill ai ituswaterl
that justiee means tbi shsduto del lueatioasandpro-
H..hcn..einiiii in IJiiiuaiiv. The r ,. the n.vessary conn,.
.- I'm in militarists must ! bn kin. tiuUS U lVStaSS Ontario ha
The ivaisct at I liis -ix uutouchetl MM liNi,kit Invested ill a law water - -tciu.
r again he In j--.-itioi: to plunge tie sud while already it has deaWanstrated its
d into war. ith the ,it isi.ulv receiving partial Imih
'I'!., spirit that mot ei the allied Wor'd t-- fit when it should -m.ii Im- receiving full
It I- hi i- not that of i- l but cfit. It is now up to the citizens of Out
ll ivlx of .-ell pivsel -vatloll A pea,, llial to make tllell llewlv aetplllitl W.i ' iteli
. (oinianv untouched would Ibt tffieieut b seeuriug the maximum numh. .
an iicoiiclusM, ilea,,-. It riuld merely b, uf connection.
an armistice forGermay to prspars for "the To do less than that i- not ,kk1 busin,
ii.i war" Th, peace that must follow th- iinmanx isaudsitiut. The health oi the eiti
w. ihl oitfl.-uralioii must be a lasting p, a, uU demand th.. the et of cit
or the blood of millions wtuld have been nient likewise impels it. The ivstess must
sheti in vain. he maintained anyway. The bills um.-t l.
Not until Oermany is rsadj to auake res ,aid, the bond inter, -t and the txuids them
titulioii tor her -ins ,-an the allied nalioo- selves, must le liquidated sud that can otth
oonsider the discussiou uf peace terms with Ik- don, h) bWaaag th, si stem to as SSaatfJ its
ht-r. capacity as possible.
: here for
l kea. Hue aad Casey possd for
that picture.- he declared. "Toa asaaa
He took di.wn from the wall a aaaall
lialltl- of but II f,UMr'1 I"' "graph, esldeatly aa ea-
largesaent ag ton .icture mm.
"Taat'a TaajS." aSa cried. "I'm sar
t'sll Ho dowa." caaaaaaaaVjd a sole
baaaaS ber. The ttreuuta sprang ta
salate and Beth turned to fsr a klnd
I) faced natta with gdld Instead of sil
ver battims. aad crossed trusapcts aa
hla cap front.
"Stand where yoa will be la tba
ligbt." dlmted ta newcooasr. aa tM
t Into the Iwalwruuod. Womlrr-
Ingiy sa obeyed his directions s lu
answer to th mil a man same sliding
th braaa pjle.
ah coald apeak be bad
turned around sal ,-anse towsr-l
-II. M cried. -Where did
u casne froiuT
"What Is roar namT awassmled
th latiuli.-n chief. In-tlm tlirly the
oiaa'a hand w.-nt to aabah -tid ha
g:: a pUSZlnl laugh.
"Ita llurulism.'- be sa! I. "
I'm called 1. .t' the luuller) '
Too rsaMmitr the Jane street nr
la the shop where you wo
aaaSaa ttw chief. Taad
oa forg.it thai la jossptag to ta aet
, feS sbirt and strark oa your head.
When yia came oat of th hospital
)ota bad taraorana bo yoa were.
-I resseaaWr a.- Taad eictalated.
"Th buys were taterested la m aad
kept as gtuag until I coald get in tb
.lepartmaat. Yoa cava ass Klchard
Ha fur a aam. ehf
"1 saw you In the plctarrs at the
theater." Beth rzplalaed. -I knew It
-Wklch Is more thaa I aaa." ha
laagjhed. "I've been aoaas aa else for
a -war now. la aaaraar
aiadra. aa ata sot,v faltered.
-Sh la aSs." ah san it -hat rerr
loaaaaaa. Sh thtaks yua are dead"
Ta ihiaf stepped forward. "Tin
gatag ap to sec the fon-ssan.
haaklty. -I'ut la j
leas aad I'll see that
a. Loaas and discounts. Including redis
counts, (eicept those shown In b and c) . .$600,627 .71
d Notaa and bills rediscounts (other than
bank acceptances sold) see Item 67a) ....
. Overdrafts, secured, f ; unsecured
V. a Snada (Other than Liberty Bonds,
bat Including U. S. certificates of Indebt
edaaas: t" S. Bonds deposited to secure circula
tion (par -slue) 00,000 00
b V. 8. Bonds and certificates of Indebt
edness pledged to secure U. S. deposits
(par Talae) 20,000.00
. d U. 8. bonds and certificates of Indent- .
edness pledged as collateral for State or
other deposits or bills payable 20,000.00
Libert? Loan BosmVc
a. Liberty Loan Bonds. SH. 4. and 4 "4
par cent, unpledged I
b Liberty Loan Bonds, SH, 4, and 4 i
per oent. pledged to secure U. 8. deposlta.
Rossis, srearlttcs. etc. (other than P. 8.)
a Bonds (other than V. 8. bonds) pledged
to secure P. 8. deposits f
e Securities other then tr. 8. bonds (not
including storks) owned unpledged
Total bonds, securities, etc , other than
Stock of Federal Heser-e Bank (60 per
cent of KubNcrlptlona)
a Value of hanking houae
b Equity In banking houae
Furniture and fixtures
Real eatate owned other than banking
Lawful reaar-e with Federal Reserve Hank
Items with Federal Reserve Bank In pro
of collection (not available as re-
fash In vault and net amounta duo from
Net amount due from bank, hankers, and
trust companies other than Included In
Items 13. 14. or IS
Checks on other hanks in the same city or
town as reporting bank (other than Item
Tots I of Item- 14. It. 14. 17. and IS $ 47.493 67
Checks on banks located outside of city or
town uf report Ins hank and other cash
Redemption fund nlth P. 8 Treasurer and
from P 8. Treasurer
War Savings certificates and Thrift Stamps
Capital etock paid In
a Pndlrlded profits I
b Ls current txpi Intereat, and
Amount reserved for taxes accrued
Circulating notaa outstanding
Nat amounts due to Nsllonal banks
Net amounta due to bank, bankers, snd
tfajat I i npaales tother tl.un lagtaSod
In Items 31 or If I
Total of Itema I! and 13 f 13.40 . 14
Itemaad .)--lt. (..titer lliaa bank d
poaata) tabled to Reserve (deposit
payable within 30 aajra):
Individual deposits Hajari Id . Iieck
Certificates of deposit due In less than 30
daya (other thaa for money borrowed i
('ashler checks outstanding
Total of demand deposits (other than
baak deposits) subject to Reserve. Items
14. II. S. It, SS. St. 40 and 41 1351,731 .70
Ttase depinha aabjeet to Reserve t pay
able after 10 days, or subject to 10 days
or more notice, aad postal savings):
I'" ata of deposit tother than for
1 1 tags deposits
Toi atf time deposits subject to Reserve.
44. snd 4'. $1 14 407 0J
i it. i Mate. d.sMMit lathar thaa postal
a War loan deposit account
Kills payable, with Federal Reserve bank
$ 00.000 00
a Llabllltlaa lor redlscoant. itnludinc
thoae with Federal Hmrr Baak (aa
00. 421. 20
I W F It. ii : .. :,
that tl r above rial,!.-, itt i i ru to the
OI TV OS ViAl.llKI l(. s:
ar ot the abovc-naajaa) bauk. do -olemaly awear
of my knowledge and be
W F IK 'MAN. Cashier.
r.-, 1 Alls!.
T J BROSNAN.
t-Bk-eT I- KINO Notary 1'abUr
ptPH January 17tu. 1920
ap the stair, aad Thad
lansed t Beth. -Aad swor b
IT raa has a pretty
la 9 daya.
- asaat,- aha egrnO as he t
her right bsfass ibe aa aa wauh. -$
again in tin next few
d the laM f'W (1AS I'oll-
Weeks. S.i!u- Ii4i
tlitioiw are siah we an-uiable t,. guarantee urieaa
W-eait nutki dt-liv-ii,-.s at ont on the follown
Dort. Four Cyl. Tourinsr. Hudson Sunm- ftiv Tnnr
Lad and SpsecGttar Oakland Touring, Velis Touring.
,, aoauiwr ana stoaaSMf, Jsuidc 6
Eastern Ore. Auto Ce.
V. B. BUplta, lfaaaffsr Ontario, Orsgon