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ONTARIO, MAUIEIJI? COUNTY, OKWION, THURSDAY. .MAY 22. 1919
MKIT. It. II. Kl VKKMMIJ,,
1117 Field Artillery, who .till present
Honor ling lo Malheur County on
LODGE MEN EXCHANGE
Vale 'Sa, Fayette and Weler Hi i
resented at Gathering Hen lost
Thursday Anmlirr M I
In one of tho biggest r-'icrlngs m
lodge men recorded In I i.turlo for
some time Acacia Lod" -if the Ma
sons last Thursday entciulned visit
ing member from all lb lodges In
Following the Initio . n . . the new
numbers Into the m; let. . of the
third degree a banquoi til served at
which W. F. Iloman presided as toast
master. Many Interesting talka were
made both by visiting and local mem
bers. Onatrians (Jo t.i ulc.
The compliment paid the Ontario
Lodge by the Vale devotees or
square and compass was reciproca
ted on Wednesday evening of thii
week when several carload of local
Masons Journeyed to Vale to witness
the Initiation of two candidates hy
the lodge there and enjoy a banquet
w iiich followed.
i.i hi. I Master Visit
To continue the program of activ
ity among local Masons a special aess
'in will be held this evening at which
the local lodge will have tlm honor of
entertaining J. H. Stellcmelr, of
Woodburn, No degree work will he
held for tho evening will be given
over to a social and fraternal gather
lug DHKAMI.AND WMll Nt FS IT
RESUMPTION ol MATIXKFS
Miss Dorothy Jaqulsb, manager of
Dreamland (his week announces that
(he plana prepared some (line sinre
for Saturday Matinees will be carried
out hereafter Several untoward
events, such as the Dolse flying cir
cus prevented the previous perform
ances but hereafter two shows will
be run every Saturday afternoon
The program for the Matinee on
this coming Saturday Is especially at
tractive, with Millie Burke featured
lu "The Make Uelieve Wife,'' and a
Ford Educational feature. The first
matinee performance will start at
1:30 p tu
Mr. and Mrs. Don Piatt motored up
from (heir Wilder ranch la;t Friday
evening to spend the week end with
their relatives here. The Idulip road
have It on the hlghwa- s of Oregon hy
a Urge margin according to Mr and
Mrs Plan who make the trip regu
larly these days.
W II Brooke who was 111 (t
ergl days last week Is able to be out
Ernest Loce who counts hi- ;iu'
on the range near Ironside was in
Pntaflo over the week end to vi-lt
bis family He hUo took a trip to
Baker while In the lower vallev.
Mr. and Mrs G. K Atken and
daugh(ers spent the
week end in
J R 8hlpe of The Dalles si
tirtl of (he week In Ontario transact
stitk VIctoiiv LOAN i iiaiii.mw
TO HKND I.IKIT. H. II. Kit K
KNDALL TO I'KKHON ALLY
mamra flag to
COINTV III 1IIMW
HOLD CELEBRATION HAY 31
Lllx-rty l..n Worker Fl"n (elehrn
Hon for F.ntlre County Here Of.
llrer will Deliver Address and DIs -
Phi) Trophies Wa Willi Amu of
I .. Il llli. II
Malheur county Is to he signally
honored on May II, On that day
Limit It n Kuykendall, 347th Field
Artillery, the first Oregonian to re-
turn from the army of occupation, fairs on their minds and therefore are
will on behalf of Hie State Llbei In no mood to consider cluh problem
Loan committee present to the rount The opposite Is the case with a
nn honor flag The occasion will hi dinner hour gstherlng. The day s
made one of county wide Interest and work Is over for all the business men
a special program will be arranged and (heir assistants, whose presence
The .Walls of the celebration lis' Is also desired and all can attend and
not been worked out, as yet, for get what business Is scheduled attend
shortly after being notified of this ed to and still have the evening hours
honor, County Chairman J It Black free.
aby was called to Jordan Valley, hut II L IVtcrson and 11 II Tunnv.
he will take (he matter up hunted1-
Holy upon his return. He ha Mtl
fled the various Victory I.onn com
mlbtces of the coming cent and a
rl I them that they Kill lie not p;. r
lu a day or two of deiihli.i plans foi
the colebratlon, which will proh.ih'
ho held In tho afternoon or early
The following la tho letter rci;el d
by Mr Iliac kahy explaining the ho .
or and giving detail concerning I. leu'
Mr J It Iilackaby, County M.m.
ger Liberty I,oan Committee, On'
rlo, Oregon The rword of yen
county iu tho Victory Liberty LO
as well ss all other Llliertv Lot
Mas been such a splendid one thai
Mr Cooklnirham and myself desire
your Count ll.inor Flug to be pr
anted to you and your committee In l'
a fitting manner.
Accordingly we have asked LI.
It II Kuykendall of the 347th Field I
Artillery, tho first mini to reach Or.
gon from (he Army ,r occupation.
to carry this flag la juu In person '
ana mage presentation on oenair -"j
(he State Liberty lxan orgaiilxutlon I
Lieut Kuykendall will bring w If U
him a large collection or trophies, in-
eluding German .gas masks, nuichln
gun. automatic gun, flame thrower.
etc If you desire to have the A i1:1
lirnsi h . . i. i. . t'lllltf (ii Vlllir
likely be on May 31 In the afternoon
Yours very truly, Kobt E Sinl'h
Liberty Loan Executive Manager for
Mrs. William llu'ler and dauglit- i
returned (his week from Itedland i
California, where they were called
some time since by (he illness of A
E Consul, husband of Mrs HuHer'.s
sister On Msy t, shortly after their
arrival there Mr Consul died Mi
Conant returned tu Ontario with her
sUter. with whom she will visit fir
some (line On their return trip they
visited In San Francisco and Portland
Mr. Conant several years lived In on
tarlo and bad many friends la this
section who will regret (o learn of
Henry C. I'lnney, son of Mr. and
Mrs ('has Plnney of this city, arrived
home last Thursday from Quuntno ,
Va , to spend a sixty day furlouhr
with his par. i.i
Mrs.C. It Sequine who has been
abaent from On(arlo for several
months, having been called to
Gaw, New Jersey, by the serious I'
nesa of her daughter, returned hon.
MUs Vern Chambers left for Cai
fornla Sunday evening where she v. II
epend the summer at the beach aid
will visit tn Portland. Oak Ian
Diego und San Francisco.
John P, cluuey, a wool bu;er In tu
Boson, was an Ontario business vis
;ur last Thursday
Laura Brumeley of
Friday in Ontario,
" ' , " 7 Z , ... u,e Pro",cum ol I" ,ra '" OI accomt of the biggest corporation in
ctuer,.. Lieut Kuykend.l will I. An)ercu . meiubor pl,,,, "
glad (o give a talk of an hour or . , themiielve. t0 prolltoU . hunting JuM ,,, -h,,nf ,,ie , Wnenl , ,
resting his experiences In Knglaud.i..- ,., iun.i ...ev own Vol m.lv Hint "-
France. Belgium and three month, ,' agree hens.dvL ,. , '"e UnUed "? "Z T " t2
in Germany with the Army of Oct,- un,,hey "" ,tf" "" "orn a bigger smile that, that whin
liun' they displayed on the picture tskci
P. . ,A , ... Tn" 'rMl bod' of lnd efure',io( their catch of steelhead salmon
In a couple of days 1 will wire yo 1 1 Mr Tlclienor w, lna, ()f Mrs' ," M..,.ur rUer ,.. Halurda
(he exact time of his visit, which wUlJTl- ,, .,,. .,,,. ..,, llf 9 . ,n tne M"",eur last saluraa
M,ucy 1( Mttlion whit li ttiuslsls ol , lmornln And we mail they smile.
COMMERCIAL CLUB TO
HAVE DINNER SESSION
(Hit OrKiiiHtlou Finns to l.ci Mm
Together lit Kvcnlng Time When
Itiislncs Worries arc Over.
The llrat of what it In hope.l will
he a regular dialed sessions of the
Commercial dull will he held till
evenlnn The meeting will open with
n supper lit Flfer h following wlil:.
the men will adjourn to the cluh
.rooma at tho ( Ity Hall for a business
i To hold a ,,,nn,,r ""llin Instead of
a lunc,l,,on ' oie decision reached
! "' B m,,ln of l'ie directors Tuesday,
evening The suggestion was made
B II II Douglass who argued thai
since many of the business men lunch
fr.Hii 11 .in t. 12 H while others qn
" lunch at 12 'lock or 12:30 the
I lun.iifi.n can not he attended by a'l
Also In the lunch hour men nre
rushed and have their business sf-
H"' committee appointed to arrange
t"r ,l"' nrHl session arranged for s
gathering Hits evening at I 15. At
Oils meeting there will he a number
of Vale men and several from Ny s..
present. E. (' llopxon who bus bean
In communication with tho directors
"f Um Owyhee rrojoet relative to a
Jeul for rlnanclng thai Importrnt ,
work will also be at the meeting, to
which, of course every Ontario man1
EOR BIRD SANCTUARY
S. M... si, ii F. It
I.I.imni cim-. W In..-.- Owners
Agree to Po.hlldt llunllng
on Hun. In
At Hie rate wi.l. h Deputy F.
Marshal F. B Thhenor listed mem-'
bri, of thn 0r.,,.n Meadow Club, all
Harney county will become a bl-l
., -,, 0r,en Meadow Cluh Is an or-
gasJntlga fostered by a Um v..rk
publication which has for its object
-s. .-..i a a- i, . us. .si
9u0 .,, of ,.. ne-r ,.rln,.e,on ,n
Mr Tlclienor Is Interested not only
in th bird life of Oregon but of th
nation und among the pledges be se
cured on this trip, wlu-i. took him
to Deulo In Harney county was one
I for SVfc acres In Texas, another fg4
10 acres near Wuiuemucca, Nevada
Nl M IN M.I It Hilt CO.M'IU IAI.
IKI.VMKHY STATION, ONTAHIO
V. B. Brookover who for some time
has been employed In Kader Bro
grocery department baa taken over
the majiagement of (he local branch
of (he Commercial Creamery couip..
ny of Spokane J E Bradley who
opened the station here and who Is
general representative of the agsaag
ny In this section moved this week
nre finder, Van Petten and Dor
KKTV HAH FHOM CALIFORNIA mnn ttre to build t umnier eotmgc
Mr. and Mrs A F Buyer return' I ,, n,e .,ce shore this summer neat
Monday noon Trom an extended trip t l.at which Mr. Adam has alr.-u.t.
al.ru California While In the south erected
Hover investigated oil d"
velopment for (he purpose of further
Ing an effort (o get work started Ii.
P. J Gallagher left Saturday night
for Baker (o attend a Knights of ol
umbus installation held there Sun-
dar. Mrs. Gallagl.tr in ......pani I '
her husband and re urned home Mou-
gf t day, while Mr Gallagher went on t-Portland
LODCE MEN HELP DO
HONOR TO DEPARTED
Ixhi.1 l.Hige of Knights of Pythias to
XsiKt In Fostering rion-i Oh-
NrIMM of Memorial Day
Services Sunday .
An a part of tlm effort thruout the
nation uiulerliiken liv the Knlshts nf
l'vthlan lodges, Armor I-odgo here In!
Ontario In going to iisslst In arrang- 1
ing for a Memorial Day program .1
A committee from the lodge la now
working with the mombera of the O. '
A II. and other lodgeB In preparing
the program for Friday, May SO
On the coming Sunday a special
Memorial Day service will be held nt
Hie Congregational church at which
Uev Steele will deliver an appro-
prlate sermon and to which all the
members of the O A It and W. II. I.
as well as the veterans of the spanhih
American and The Oreat War have
,ccn specially Invited
With the rapid passing of O. A. K.
veterans the observance of Memorial
Day will more and more devolve on
those whose only knowledge of the
Kebelion comes from history, so th.it
the action of tho Knights of Pythias
In taking this matter up at this, time
Is peculiarly lilting No doubt, too,
the veterans of the Spanish war and
of the (irest War will se( apart (he
day In the future as one on which to
. l)nr (1(1r rs.l loss comrades
TO START GRAVELING
Froblem of Securing Oravel Flu
Solved for Nysaa Section Hut
Vol for North Knd Hoad
in .. -..
( ounly rood crews will be at work
...in grading and graveling the Hott-
levard from three miles South of Nys
aa to Cairo
For n time It appeared that this
w.irk could not be done because no
gravel pits could be secured tho sec
Ti. lienor lAHlsBrnl fl)H puu.,, w ur.i located on
lanches near the road However :i
i iiiniiiittee from the Commerclsl club
consisting of D M Taggart aud A. I.
Cockrum, together with u committee
of Nyssa business men secured a pit
on' the Heese ranch near Nyssa As
yet a pit on the north end of the roud
has not been secured
-Mills WKKATII FACKM OF
NFCCI 1 1 I SALMON ( AT HKHS
If 11 II Cockrum had landed the
and well might their rival flshermtn
be Jealous, for there on the string
are four beauties, two of whicii
weighed 17 pounds each and (he other
two were nut much smaller
At a meeting held by the high
school girls the day before school
closed the uniforms for next yesr
were decided upon The sailor dress
Is to be made of blue serge, the skirt
Is to be straight no pleats -with
slit pockets lu the side, the blouse
Is to be trimmed with white braid
and white stars and a red He Is tn
be worn at the neck Each girl may
use her own Judgment In regards to
hat, shoea and coat
FrauU Rader, E C Van Prtt.i.
1. Mm and 8 D Dorman left Tuei
duy mo'.nlng for Pn-ete lakes who.
they are making preliminary arrang.;
menta fur sev sunnier resl.i
John W. Cunningham or Portland
waa an Ontario business visllor tail
William 11 Craven of (be Craven
Swift and (ark Co . of Crane was i:
Ontario Thursday on business
Mr and Mrs C It Emisou, and
Mrs. L. Adam motored lo Boise Wei
Mrs C G Magglne and daught.
Mrs. Frohn.an, of Harper spent Sat
urday In Onlarlo
RV IINANIMflIK VHTF milNril
rms KAV1NU UKUINANCt
OWING TO APPROXIMATE LIMIT
OF INDKHTKDNKSS No IN-
CRKANF l raOOJUM
PROPONED WAS CON'
NIDKHKD AT MF.KT-
WILL HEAR PROIESTS JUNE 2
linns and Specifications call for .112
Foot I'avcmrnt on Oregon Street
and for llfl feel on other Streets In
After considerable discussion of (be
proposed plan for the paving of (he
business diatrlct the City Council at
a special meeting held last Friday
evening passed the necessary ord!
nance declaring its Intention to make
this Improvement. This ordinance
set June 2 ss the date for hearing
protests against this Improvement
All tho members of the city I'min
ell were present when the ordinanci
was read and there were likewise
several of the largest property own
ors In the district affected There
were plans presented for extending
fftie diatrlct on several streets, but since
the ordinance provides for the Ctt)
(o pay for the cost of paving the Int.'
I sections It whs found that Hie .It..
could go no farther that the plun out
j lined at this time.
Several of the coumilmen told nt
I requests by citizens who asked Hi. t
tho paving he extended to resldcn. -streets
but after considering there
suggestions It was determined to
take no action upon 4hem poudlm
the formation of other paving ill.'.
i (rlcis afteT this district is eompUted
r,. i,rrit, ri n 01 wnoill in a ilea- p
property owner within the dlstrb t
outlined, wore present at the iiM'eiliu
coming in Just us Hie council wic
ready to vote upon the onllnnm l
They did not discuss tho o,ui"ti..n
with the Coumilmen, however.
An lnff.rm.il rfci.iMI wau li.it.li. 'iv
Councilman A 1. McDowell In In -
half Of A ltiilill.Hi.il reiue .ItllK tl."
vacation of 10 feet of Wushlugt.il
Avenue from Oregon street oust ward
The matter was discussed and t'outi
oilman McDowell was Instruct, d t.
Inform Mr. Itoblnson that formal ap
pllcaitlon, with the approval of th
property owner holding title to tl.
land on the other side of the street
was necessary before the matter
could come before the body for act
ion. In (his matter Mr Lees spoke in
favor of granting (he request. Mr
Moore suggested tbkt (be Council
require the person making the re
quest to enter Into a loniraci statins
when the property would be used und
to submit specifications of Hie build
ing to be erected on (he property
SCHOOL YEAR PASSES
IN CITY'S HISTORY
Dean John Htrwub I .liters A.l.tr.-.-lo
I lose of 1UI0 Hundred At
tend I ..ii.ii.i ii. . nn nl I t. i
cUsm Friday Kvealug.
With the High School audiWtum
crowded to its capacity Hie ion.
menooment exercises of the class of
1111 O. H. 8 last Friday evening
received their diplomas
The exercises which were a fe
ting close for the school year ..on
ed around the address of Dear Join.
Slraub of the I'nlvershy of Oregon
His address was boil. Instruitl
The class was presented to I.
Adam of the Board of Eduiation hy
Superintendent II K Douglass and
Mr Adam presented the dlploi.
Miss ( lurlce Canlield. who is en.
ployed In Yule, spent the latter p.. ii
of last week lu Ontario to attend t
Alumni reunion and her slsier Amy'
Wayne E Lee of Harper wa, oalvlM, M "i whom Ml
Ontario business visitor Friday
Mr and Mrs J l( Iilackaby MO
tcred tc Jordan Va'ley Tuesdsy
WILL call ii v OHOWI its
M stock Ml- roORTHI
For the purpose ir bringing th
buy growers and stockmen togetl. r
for a discussion or their unit mil pn!
letns and If poHslhle to secure a sl.in
diirdlzatlon of hay grades and price,
the Ontario Cnmmerclal Club has ten
lered Its sort lee for th'' purpose of n
ranging the meeting
The meeting will he hold here in
Ontario on May 31 at which time
these Interested Industries will tal..
up the question which has long vexed
this section. In ninny ways to the h
Jury of both the liny grower and the
SERVICE MEN GIVEN
I l no nl ill MJCM Wllo
WOIU mi rvnouM, with
Til Kill WIVKH WD HWKI I
IIKAKTM iilltoM. T-
III. KS IN I'lHK
LIEUT. COL. PATCH SPEAKS
Festival Dancc (liven on Station
awn IVrfiirmiiui e nl Dri-nmlnml
iuiiI IIIr Dance by Honor l.inn.l
Feature Kteulng's I'rogram.
There is no doubt lu the minds ol
any of the service men from tills sec
Hon nn the question of their welcome
Inline If ever such a iiicslhn hnd
arisen In their minds It was dispelled
Monday evening at the reception and
community pb nl. kI''h In their hoc
That the I. M.iii.'s were M
ful can best he expressed In tl.
words of one of the hoys who
Tuesday morning, tho heavy I
from I it. I. of sleep, .mi. .ned a grin
"II his count. luilii mid Willi u llgV
of Joy III the I'JiH said
'Solllii Hllic. lie lied,
dance, 'I'll tell lie World "
'That message will repay the hui.
hi ed or more Ontario mi n and wo
UM Honor (luard girls and all wl ...
helped, for Hie efforts limy put In'
the fun. tluti
Malheur . ounly hospitality was
every w hero lu evidence about th
dinner tables. Tables never held
more of good things to eat, aud Hot '
was more than enough for all.
Lieut Col I. V l'atth, now adlu
tant general or Idaho, made the mil .
address of the evening, and that u
short, and thoroly enjoyable one
He told briefly of his experience as an
artillery officer on the front In I
und Belgium He described some of
the unsportsmanlike i,.cii.ch of the
Huns he bad witnessed He told the
boys who did not gel across that tin
should hot he illsuppulht.il fat t'i"
work they had lo do. and the training
they underwent was Just us geeutlal
to the successrul Issue of the war as
was that of the men Who went
Following Col I'stcli . oldress a
number ol the May Festival Dance,
were presented on the Station lawn
and a number or songs were sung by
the gathering In the meantime thn
Honar Guard girls distributed tl. 1-
els to Dreamland for all the hoys and
their guests who desired to go, and
also gave ttikct.H to the dunce wll'i
hhi. the evening restlvltles wen.
closed Thus tilled with good thing -.
to eat, the memory of u good show at
Dreamland and u big dan." MlOWlai
the service men united In .l.chirlio;
It "some Hi,
I.HI.I.s I AMILV HOLDS lilt,
hi i nii.n -FIRM IN i:ie.
For the II re-t lln.e In ninny years bll
of the members of the I. v. II.. family
.i at the home or their i
Mr and Mrs J..or'. Lylls on t I
Easisi.ie i iherlng
or the ti rat leneratlon . aiii. i wo
i s who I. .
was a Joyous gathering Ii putting It
mildly 'lite gathering was held o.
Sunday, May 11