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The Ontario Democrat
ONTARIO, MALHIUK COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 11!
HOMESEEKERS TO BE
HERE ON APRIL 2
SPECIAL CAMS TO 1IRINU PHOHP.
ECTIVE pihciiaskrm OF LAND
iVMAMIEIk VALLEY FROM
COAST Xl'NTRY AND
iihoifb or inouiiuk usiio
Inn-icon . Western Colonization im-
pany Hr-portn Great Interest In thr
Proapertlve Opening of Wanuspr
lnir Irrigation Dlstri. i
A( all the office of the Oregon
I Western Colonltatlon company, In
Portland. St. Paul, Ontario, and Vale,
there la a conatantly growing niimh-
pr of inquiries for Information con
cerning the poaalblllty of securing
Km. 1 under the Warmsprlng In Ijcn-
In the Portland office alone i, oroUray. Two bf nUH we lUined.
nan i.iiii niiiiiir navo ritrn ij. iiia
," "v. .:.: !" .
iiu-iiuh. a-iit in 111.11 HiMuon ,
h a . -1.. ....
uarge nuniner are on me at the h une
Dfflce of the company at St I'uui.
line 110111 nnrii 111 iiniiirio and ui the
ale office, the number la nwtofLvW the barn and ...her balldlBM
1,. ..,,.-.,,. .i....
iv run etcumion
To systematically care for the pro
i-v- yurciiBBvrs ine company is
lannlna on liavln. i.-.,ri.l s..erll
are attached to a train leaving I or'
and on April 1. ' On the arrlal nl the
uaeengera here -pedal cara will he
ll. . f. .tl.H. A.. !... ...., . .. .
. w hv iiivw u.v ... .ami I II.
h company under the project water and carried to others on the
"There la absolutely no doubt of'roof r " barn and thua held-lad.
the demand for land, and the te ultc
which will follow the development
jf the Warmaprlni dlatrlct." said M-
Mnney. local agent for the compiuv
"Now la the time for the. .eiilnc'
,-thr nt .11 -!. mmmt aa, . ki.
ogether of all who want to see thla
u la ueeaea lor crop. it will 1
a . ..ui
lave the water necessary an. I the
!! will come to do the develon-
.em work and every coinmunltv ln,,n" ""'" C"B, ",,a u"n lu" '"
11,.. ........ 1. 1. 1... .....I . ....... 1.... ii.
proportionate .hare of the benefit
in 1 r l II IT in I'l'llllll tit- Ii
which will naturally accrue ,r,.
'ANOTHER BOOST FOR
ItiMirr-MMiuulte X. J. HIubuII . Mrs
Hut I'lol.al.llln In That ato.i -OOO.OOO
will be Appropriat
ed for ii-rlgXtlon
In a letter to W. J. Pinney a mem
ber of the committee which la work
log for the advancement of the owy
hee Project, Representative N, I
Hlnnott gives a repetition of the cliuer
Ing newa that the Owyhee pro e t Is
In high favor with tun officials of the
Mr Slnnott saya that both s -ere
tary l..nie and Director Oavla of tho
service are ready to conaider tho
merits of th Owyhee Project
and that P. J. Phillips, formerly of
Nysaa had made an excellent show
ing fur tho project when In Wash
ington two years ago.
Mr 1'hlillja Is uuw In Washington
in government service and baa IMM
working there for the advancemen'
of the project. Mr. Slnnott .lnu
said that Secretary Lane has algnlfl
"d a wllllmtneea to urge Hie approprla
Hon of 1100.000.000 for reclamation
aud that from thla fund at le. at one
..-w project win oe started lu the,for a lort talk by Col
arid land stales. Tho he did not say the Chalauqua program.
airectiy, the intimation was evi
dent that the Owyhee has a very
favorable opportunity of Being the
Oregon project selected
Chairman E. H Teat of the Owyhee
Committee baa called for a meeting
to be hold this week at Nysaa
tllA-KK TKA RKFKATH A1X OF
IORMKK SKX'KMMFIL KKt tlKIW
1 be annual Sliver Tea given each
year by the Ontario Women's Club,
was held last Wednesday at the hum.
of Mrs. 8. D. Doriuuu The success
ful record of former years was main
tained and the total receipts amount
d to t 10, which will go to Hi-;
Students' Loan Fund of the State Fed
vi -non of Women's clubs.
EASTERN III SI INS MEN ARE
OPTIMISTIC FOR THE I ITI III:
II (' Hoyer returned Monday pvp
nltiK from Now York where lie spent
two weeks on n buying trip. H dl
dared Hint business men on the At
lantic Hi'iiiioiirii urn optimistic oVOI
business prnsppcls, and Hip belief i
geiiprolly incepted f hut Hip tin I Ion
will weather reconstruction pmh
Ii'iiih with n in in itn n in of disturbance
to present prosperous romlll Ion
boy WIIH MATCHES
OlIIOT Ar Dili Tine
llfllllll III Kill Mnl
VnUUL VI UIU I IIIL
1 110 1W of May on J. It. Weave.
Ranch iMHi Hatlirtliiy Nll-ru-
nous Kfforis Itesiill In HH.
...- ..-...,, u. ...i... nniT.ru nv.
year old mm to witness the Hpark . 01
a match caused Hie loss of 120 ton-
01 nay in ine weuver rnncli last Sat
l "" ""'"""
a. .a .1
it wuh only due to t ho utrriiuoti1
efforts of Mr Weaver and his koii
Weaver and his Ml,
slsted hy nelghhors and llremen
n,l im.ii,,,.. ,,,,.,, rr,.,., 1., ,1, .,
on tho ranch, which Is two and 1,
t. ,. .. ....
i1Mi n,iiPM rriin, twn mi 1 he n,,,,i
mt iocbi nreinen answered ine
call and Ai chief w II Ian.., ,,.,
the scene sent for Mm
on and that was I
Ing the hulldlngH All
hla arrival at
to aid in savl
. ... . .. n . . - - - -
Ill,' (III. , Illii, ll.fgciin III llli'll i II 1 1 ' ii .
" nemea. They were aided b the
f-cl '' " '""' W"M ''lowing froti'
!" n0"" nd wy fr,,ni l110 H,lu'
Tn" "ule '', wh" H,nr",l ,ho ,',"'
waa the most frightened Indlvlliril
" .. . .
ubout the scene He realized lint
. . , 1. .11
1 a 1 1 1 1 11 1111 .1 1 h rii 11
mot tier, JUKI a snort nine neiore in.
tire started took some mulches from
ri 11111111T uir nif luii'ii). nimrm"
wa" ,hu" wcupl'd aomeliow ,v
ured another supply and sllppcl inm,
",r """ " ,n-' "" '"' '" ,,,,r
l match he had lighted started the
The fire caused a complete Iik to
Mr Weaver for an inauraiice policy
un the nail had expired a rew nayi
COLONEL LEADER TO
BE HERE ON FRIDAY
Will Itetleu .i.ii.iii,. iKli s 1
Cutlet C01010111 lal Club to
I i.i.iiiln Mini at Lunch
con ami Sionkri
.Superintendent II it Douglass of
the Public Schools was Informed h.
wire Monday that the date for the
Inspection of the High School rude' I
I Col Leader of the I'nlverslty ot
Oregon had been advanced from
February 8 to Friday February 7.
Tls fact tufetlPfir wllh the pr
ence of the t'hutauqiia here (hi
week necessitated a change lit Hie
plana for the entertainment of (ol
Leader, but plans are prepared some
what as follews: a horse hack ride
for the Colonel after his arrlvul on
No. 4: luncheon by 'business men ut
noen: review of cadets In the ufter
', ana smoker following Chat-
auqua program In the evening
Arrangements have heeu made, too.
lo lit III I I. FKHltl Alt I .III
The adjourned meeting of the tin-tarlo-Nyssa
irrigation company which
was scheduled for lust month will In
held on February 15th
tiu II I I ANN! AL MKKTINO
-fails tx nana gioitt m
Owing to the fact that no quorum
was present the annual meeting ot
the stockholders of the Owyhee Ditch
company adjourned sine die Tuesday
afternoon Hy this proceedure 1 In
old directors hold office for the next
year This vJas the only mutter to'
come before the Stockholders
Excellent Program of Musical Entertainments ai
Lectures Scheduled for the Remainder of Week, and
Monday and Tuesday Evenings of Next Week.
(,",Hrlo'M OM annual Winter
'"''""Mni'la iiki in furnished In
(h1 Kmi,on.whn ,rpBll w,, ,.,.
!py the attention of Ontario for the
hIx days TherP will he live
evening progrillll. all of nil o.el
lent IiIrIi standing character
The aiaaiaii tin. vnr will ha
held In the evening at the Dreamland
Theatre, and will Include beside Hi.
rPKar program an address hy Col
.... .,.nilr. ,. , ,.. ,.-,,,, ...
MonH Kr,ay Venlng
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The prhe of u full MUM II ket
makes each entertainment one of low
...al. coKld.rln the character ..
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r . .
1 i iii licit r Him it mi iiiMiniui in.
. " . ' .
treat to bo offered The auocet ot
the ChautaiKiiia from a local
P'"11 "' ,' . " .hy. ""'. """ '" '
,.r.. 1 1, L iiiu ui.iiit.kriiiALiii .
guaranieeii ny ine iocbi comiiinni
wnicn is sponsor lor ine pioKraiu un
Al ""' program lemur.
ii 1 . 1 .1
l""8 of wl'u ur" r" b" f,,,"", '" " '
uverllsemeni n the last page of Hi!
""" ,he "liowlnic of the Ui Reed
CLEAN UP OF CITY
ii.iii, .... ...... m.. 1. ..- hi..,,, i
I'mli-ct llenllli of I 'oniiiiuiiltt noil
Compel ln-iei 1 Imi of M1I1 Ii
If the pr lit city council can d . so
i.at, ,,iiiions m Ontario are 1
improved Among inner steps pr
p(HMHj r ,.h two filth la to I'"
removed, and not permitted to ...
cumulate; and peraons selling .n'lk
n u,8 ct ure 10 he compelled to
1UV(. cows tuberculin tested regular ;
There la no division uniting Hi"
member of Hie council! to I In H
slrabllty of both these steps but the
council la In the durk. somewhat, a
to how proceed to get the resirt H
Cliiiiiiiitl-sciiien Want liifoiinal mi
These questions came before the
roun. 11 meeting Monday evening hen
(Continued ou Page Six.)
War Pictures Coming
Remarkable Viewd Strtigbt from the Fighting Zone
y ,,.' IM""M ZI-Zrl!. "
-. -i-l a4Li' --. X
" t -Ml liBB
The most remarkable set of war pictures which the couutry afford will
be shown at Chuutuuquu by Henry Warren Poor, expert photographer aud
well known lecturer. Mi. Poor's collection has been secured lu two trips to
the war zone and through his particularly fortunate im-iilou as loud of thu
Slide and Color Department of the grt-ut photographic firm of I'uderwdod k
tinier wimsX He is the first to see and .elect from the vust amount arriving
eaill week from Europe.
Ills lecture has been voiced by Eastern papers aa oue of the moat In
formative aud interesting of the plutfnim. The icwa shewn Include trench
Systems, Pershing uud "our boys," liquid lire, gus waves, Zepelius, subma
rine aud bow destroyed, shell exploding on Kheluut ciitheilinl, methods uf
tewoullaga, tauks; la fact, every ne wonder of the great war.
and Pn4grwcpj war picture tngetli
''' with " K"'iit lecture on Hie Htrui
Kle l.y t nn who took the picture.
E" W"rrp,n ,'oor of N" V'"K
Mr Poor made thrpp trip to the war
,, gj different MMH f UM strug-
glp. It the PXnerl of IiIn coini.nnv nn.l
,H therefore ono of the hpst nutlinru-
"vp eye-witnesses nvnllahlp
Then there Ih the lecture of Mr A
c Zehner, the greatest woman led
urer on the American platform who
,M nl, . ,
.... - iiiii 11 mo iinci III lilt III
till stutes government She will dc
liver her lecture on. "American Ideals
t in n - ereM 1 .. .. 1. . . . .
Another great treat
' 1 1 , .. "' ". """A "". . ,r""
,l,,u " l,u,f '" ' proHonuMi on Mir
. i ....
'losing evening liy the International
1., .... ..
-.. . . "
," .nil i nnri ill I ire,
MIm4 and Holland
' ". iii- rnt.il BIUIII r Millie.
leiitertalnment Is promlssed
h 11 urer on
Mnerl.u and Japan" by
the eminent Japanese Author and
i.n.r, Hr Vuinamolii The opening
number of the aeries this evening Is
,ll", ,v"n X "'' "ordon-Smlth com-
Is still time In which to secure se .son
tickets for mire course.
OF DRY AMENDMENT
Menili. is of Hie W. C. T. T.
I illlligll Murk Hie Making or
I Hllisl Slides 11 Iknieless
t)wlnf , ,ll() fui., ,,lu, ,,, ,,,.,
eiieiauuua U on the hoarda for thl
weell ,. (,ri pnnH of tle NV 1
T. U. for a celebration of the rait flea
,, f ,,. udoptlon of the. Pn .1
t(on Atueiidnient to the Federal on
tuutloii bus been postponed to Thur.-i
dy February It,
The following program will lie
given ut the liaptlst church, and
everyone Is Invited to attend
Music by chorus; Scripture read
ing. Rev. W. J. l.uacembe: I'ruyer.
l(e C W 111. nn. Music by cherus:
Address, "The Crusude in Oreg m
Mrs Julia llrulnurd pf Payette; Tem
perance Campuign,' Vup.-rinteiident
II It Douglass, Music by the chorus.
Address: "Victory", Rev. F W '.
I.ran, Music hy UieVhorus.
ARMlxixx AND SYRIAN HELM i
drive i iititrxitv 17 fo Sitm
I) M Tnggart, local chairman ol
the Armenian and Syrian relief hiinl
drle, hy meaiiR of which million of
Htarvlng victims of TtirklHh atrocities
can only he saved from starving, an
nouncpH that Onturlans will he uked
to give their aid during Hie wed, rf
foniinlttpes will lie appointed this
week and completed plans for ili-
drive made The entire city Is to he
canvassed during the week Fun her
dptaiis will he givp., m iipxi w, . k
isue of thp Argus
LETSON JEWELRY IS
SOLD TO RAUTENKRANZ
Miss Freddie llmeraon to .Managr
lK-al llranch Deal Consuni-
mated Sat urda) e o
ner In t liiirur
The rumors of an Impending sale
of the jowler, stock and huslnes
Lemon to H. P Kautcnki m
of Payette material..-.! last Satur
Wlth the tran-ifer of the stock and
business Mr ltautenkrun. placed Miss
UYiMldle Jlmerson. who Is nlri.ii.lv
,.ll.n,.ii- 1.. ia.4.-i 1., -I ..,
,,. ,, .,, ,,.,. , wll ,,. ,..,. ,,
n. ,, ,,. .,,,, .. ,,,,,, ,,.
CBre for ,, ,,,., work , w,l(,cl
vii- 101 uir Uiii ui nuin ill WllH'll
he ..peci.iuea In Payette
The new flrm h , , ,
, development of the i.uslnes. In
the local alore, Including the ;i, users or to adopt a Mat rate inai win
dltlon of new lines, Including 11.11 ...1 MMMWIfl i.'"' "" "f water for the
lustrum. 'ills-, hand paint. .1 liiui. ml Irrigation of lawns and garden as
similar line Mil as the growth of U
Mr and Mra l.etson hnie no la Another problem to be solved la
finite flans for the immediate fiiiuie'ihai of making connoctlons with the
and exnei t to remain In llnliirln fur ill in istem It has been dls-
-ome time to come They Iium hi
eil here five years, coming to on
.tarlo from southwestern Colorado
and ever since their arrlvel have Ink-
en Ull active intere.tt in lodge .111. 1
ProMKt) Oumr tinier Ailviuue
mem In iK, in, ,u System listen
to rioM.iils From Iiiu
Tiiere is a possibility, almost a pro
liability, that the Advancement tract-
which border the City ol Obtain, to figures on Hie cost of delivering water
the West und Northweat will be to irrigating systems lu this se.lion,
watered from the Warnisprlngs . lr- and declared lliul If u higher rate
rlgation system, Instead of by dm I than 7 cents per thousuiid gallon
pumping system at present in use were charged to persons Irrigating
A meeting of the laud owner an land they .mild not affod to use tin
der the system was held at the el'y 'system, and that the cost of the ays
hall Monday afternoon ut which 111 tftn would full upon the taxpayers
propostlion wut discussed Al H..-: It was then thai Muyor Jon. Mi ll
lime u report on the general condl- ciured thut It was the purpose of Hie
Hon ol the precenl system prepare. 1 council to so fU the rules thai the
by John I'uiinlnglium was r.-ud In people would use the water to hcuiitiiv
(ii am.- Mr Cunningham went In the city while al the same time pay
to all phase of the loinpunys pi 1 H lug enough therefore lo pay for op
Ii ins .ration and upkeep as well as contrlb-
! Il iiiu not make specific reciu utliig to the ultlinnte paying lor the
11 1 minion concerning the proposal ... plant
add 1 In lands to the Wurmspi ins
District for the reuson that he had. Oneofthellmtii.is.il the Council
1 nt nefore him sufficient inforniatlo 1 'at the session wus to elect V 11
to base u conclusion J.uxon to its member. hip to till Hi"
t Afltr bearing t.n i port the men. vu. uncy lesultlng from lh failure ..
hers present determined thut ih... Erble Hayes to qualify ufler being '
woul.i take no defli m- action b acted Mr I. axon wae th unanimous
would adjourn Jo meet February 0 cholse of the four ciiuncllmen wiling
I to consider the' mutter .gum D.-I.uie IK.k Tex
Directors Rex Marquis of the On tin- reading of ordinances tha
U urnhprlngs district board wum pn only one presented was that to amen I
lacnl and made u talk to the land Hie dog tux measure to road $3 for
owners .-etling forth t'.e plug of l'n
hoard lor serving this section, giving
proiiaele costs' and oiier data
Harry llrowu, son of Mr and Mr
A K iirown arrled home from the .u
my last Thusday He wus HobOen
Handy to go over when war ended
OOVER.NME.XT SEEDS MAV HE
HECCUED AT AlUil'K OFI ICE
Two small .sucks of gm.-rn
men l seeds were reieited
4 this week by the Argus from
Itcprchuntutive N J Siunott.
the supply this year is iiml
ted, suyrf Mr Siunott ami dls-
trlbution will he inade in tin
way. If you want some nl
4 these seeds cull at the Argu
office for them
TO IMPROVE ONTARIO
POLII ". M NKU AKMIMHTKATION
T UK, "MAKK ONTAIIHl
IlKTTKIl mi IV WHICH
TO l.l K" MAVH MtVOII
UflTCn DDADI PMC HFRAIFH
fTfllLlI rKUDLLPIO ULDHILU
I'nas Ik T tJrilliuincp ly Narrow
Vote Committee Clinrlmnii In-
I -1111. 1.. 1 Aa to initlr-. lixon la
Vllllltll I "II M. I I II, .11
What we are all striving for la to
I make Ontario a better city In which
to live", said Mayor It W. Jones.
during nn intrestlng aeaalon o the
City Council at the City Hall Monday
The dlacumlon which hrol this de
claration of the new administration'
policy waa that onrernlng various
phases of Hie water problem which la
"l for solution at Ihls time
No action was InVen on water atei
or policy of operating the water eyi-
!" ' -nllre subject will be
considered at a series of nmetlnga of
Hie water committee on edneafiay
evenlna and other evenings to follow.
,,,,111 all .ueatlons can be Ironed out.
Thai tho council has u real proh-
,, . on Its handa was evident from
!' debate Monday night
, ,n. , certain wh-
tlnue tl,e ter syste,,
hi The mem-
ei her to con-
ystem for water
overed that aeveral persons have al-
' ready connected with the system with-
'"" making application to anyone a
far as Ine records show I hey hat
been gelling service for not lilllg l.lk
it Is found tbut la some evenil
'iiisineHH liouses are colinv. ted thru
one meter and thus the city I loaln '
rcv.nue that rightfully belong to ll
The proposal Is made that liereuft"r
i.U ciiiinecllons must be made by Hie
super iuteudeiit of the wuter system
and 11 flat charge made therefore to
be paid to the city ( Thla will neces
sitate the equipping of the plaut with
tee i.eceaaary tools and the pur. huse.
possibly of a car for the uae of the
water department Such eiiulpm. nt
the members belleui will result III nil
Increase of efficiency and a Ml
ultimately to the city
J T Mllllkln wait present ai the
meeting and presented u series of
tun .Named to Council
mules and 5 tor lemule- Win 11 Hm
vote was tuken Coundluiaii Allen
started the roll call with no ami w.i -
followed by 1 nun. iliiiun Troxell who
voted- no ('oun.iliiieii Mellower
Moore ami I. axon however voted yet
an,l the dogs were thus dooined for
n,e present year
The mauin r of enforcing the M
dinuiice ai principal question
discus id In Ibis . oniiecMnu, and at-
leuti.ib VU -'ll'ii 1.1 the fuel that
oftag ranchers dm. .nine to town
and are liable to he cuught 111 the net
.,1 the dog .al.hei This phase, of
tin matter wus disposed of by tin
ganaral airaagaanl that the enforcing
officer would have to a 1 discretion la
Prior to getting Into legislative ses-
sioti the council disposed of the usui.l
grist of hills