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THE ONTARIO ARC1US, ONTARIO. OREGON. THURSDAY. APRIL 1, 1920.
uflje QDuturtu Anjus
AN INDEPENDENT NEWBPAPEH
Published Thursdays nt Ontario,
Oregon, and ontored nt tlio Ontario
post offlco for distribution os 2nd
.iriim I'iImiImk Compny
(1. K. AIKEN, Managing Editor
T. McPARMN UOUOll. Slip't.
SUIIHCIUPTION Olio Year, $2.(10
j,m UNII'ORM TAXES.
Until tho various counties of Oro
gon nro compelled to adopt n iiiilform
system of vnluntlon for tnxuthm pur
poses, progress In tunny cities, towns
nnd school districts must nil but
Conditions In Mntliour county urc
nliHtircl. Hero Ik n county of tnoru
thuii 0,000 siinro miles larger
tlmii ninny eastern states In whoso
bunks thoro nro approximately
K',000,000; on whoso ranges run
200,000 sheep, 10,000 horses nnd
inoro tlitui Hint number of rnltlo; In
which there nro flvo Incurporutcd
towns with nil, tho Improvements
Hint naturally result; In which there
nro, too, about 200 miles of rail
roads; 100,000 ncres of Irrlgatod
Inmls, with houses, hnrns, mnchln
nry, silos and nil tho equipment (lint
u modern ranch ontnllH; nnd yet,
with nil this, Micro Is only $1.1.709.
7tH.2& worth of property upon which
Inxos u ro levied.
If this woro not trnglrol from the
stniidpolnt of tho taxing bodies It
would bo ridiculous.
Yet If Mnlliour county property
owners woro to return their property
nt oven GO per cont of Its vnluo to the
'mtsostior limy would bo cnlloil upon
to pny an unjust slinro In tho totnl of
stuto taxes; for It In the gcuoral bo
llof Hint property In the Wlllnnictto
Vnlloy, whero tho major portion of
tlio state's' wealth Is looatoll, Is not
returned nt ns high n rnto as fn this
section, l'erhnps this Is truu. Tlmf
It Is holloved to be true, Is ns of
foctlvo so far ns tlio results nro con
cerned. This condition shoiud not prevail
The state should poson the neces
sary iiinrhluory to cradlcnto this con
dltlon. Tlicro should bo n tax com
inlsslon, with nuthorlty to so rogti
Into tl.e work of tho nsicssors of tlio
vnrloii'i counties that Justice would
provnlt, and uniformity he secured,
The men elected to do the assess
ing In tho vnrlnus counties hnve dl
vorso Ideas of Innd and property
values; theso men vnry In their
abilities; nnd In other ways the
tintural differences In conditions
opornt't to crento n diversity of
values oven tho n uniform system
women entitled to receive ndciiunte -M'
Instruction under rensonnblo condl- DON'T I'OROET TO RKOISTEIt
tlons7 Wo bolloxy that everyone will lb VOL WANT VOTE IX MAY
admit they arc. Tho only wny lit ' -
Milch they con secure thoso condl-. Judgo C. M. 6tearns has been
Cnlro. Persons who Imvo never
tlonfyls for tho peoplo to vote foj tho appointed registrar for tho
mlllngo law on May 21. J' Ontario proclnctB, I'nlr
IIAI,!' A I.OAI'.
Someone who apparently wis
not as wlso as tho Vnlo Enterprise
mild years iiro, Hint "half u lorn li
bettor than none" Tlicro Is appar
ently something to that nxlouintlr
stntoment, so much truth and phil
osophy In fact that the sheep and
cattlo men who wero Informed that
they could pel n robnto on their
taxes on that basis Jumped nt tho op
portunity. Tim fact that thoy could oh easily
linvo secured all their robnto did not
deter them from tukliiR tlio fifty tier
r before voted In OroRon and !
who nro (iiinllflcd ns edoclors 4
fr should sco him for lonlstntllon, !
-h nl io anyone who has moved
from nuy of thoso precincts Into !
! nnothor precinct should regis-
tor, wonion who liavo married
I anil chniiRed their names, should !
llkowlio register, iih well, of
cent for they know Hint under tho
wns In existence; whllo without such 'rpRlmo of Geo. W. McKtilRht, tax
a system tho result tho lilt mid mis payors Rot notlihiR back unless they
method that now prevails.
If OrcRon fs to continue to pro
filed n suit In court.
As botween tho
Rrcss It must tnnko provision for tho 'tho McKnlght recline roturncd atjill
growing needs of taxing bodies, nnd
this can only ho dono thru higher
proporty valuations over tho ontlre
stnto or abnormally high levies In
It requires hut n few minutes con
vorsntlon with nny of tho young men
or women who are homo from tlio
University nnd O. A. ('. for tho sprlitK
vacation, to determine Hint condi
tions at theso Institutions nro not
what thoy should bo. Tho clnssos
nre crowded Into lundtiunto build
ings, tho teaching force Is too small
mil many of tho host professors nre
leaving. This Is tho testimony of tho
young men nnd women, wo Know.
What moro evidence Is needed?
Aro not theso young men and
tho fifty per cont secured thru Uitr-
voy Test we will submit, without
furthor argument which will you
Every Hmo wo rend nbout one of
thoso mhldla western twisters nnd
blizzards wo think, "what n good
country that Is to romo from."
course, ns tho now voter who
Imvo hecomo of ago since tho
last election n hould rcglnter.
The only persons who need not 4
register nro those who Imvo ro-
sided continually In tho same
precinct us Hint ln which thoy !
Inst voted, and have voted nt t
tho regular elections, .IuH;o
StonniH has his offlco nt tho.
City Ilnll, Ontario.
Just because Ontario has three
undertakers Is no sign Hint wo nro
nil dond onos not much.
"Here's SomeHiinjj for You to Remember"
says the Good Judge
And nny mnn who lines tho
Real Tobacco Chew will tell
You get n lot more satisfac
tion In a little of the Real
Tobacco Chew than In a big
chew of the old kind.
And it costs less to chew.
The full rich, real tobaceu
taste lasts so much longer.
Put Up In Two Styles
RIGHT CUT is a short-cut tobacco
VV-B CUT iti a lout; fine-Out tobacco
STEERS (JAIN OX Sll,.(ll.
When Wltltnm Iluckner of Clrn tut
or put up his silo Inst fall ho bcgiln
feeding his steers sltngo. In tho 75
days of feeding one steer gullied 320
pounds and two othors gained nil
through the period at tho rnto of
three pounds n day, says the Ilonton
County I'nrm Muronu Nows. Tlfoy
received IS pounds of sllago n day
with clover or vetch and cheat hay
I'd 1 1 ('t)L'NTY TREASURER
I hereby aunotinco myself ns ti
candidate for tho Itopubllcnu nom
ination for the offlco 'of County
Treasurer, subject to tho Prlmnrtes
on Mny 21. U oiccteii I piciiRo my
self to tho saino cnrntul attention to
tho duties of the offlco Hint I have
given during tho past twn years,
C l MUKM.KIt.
11111 COt'XTY SfUVIlYOH
Subject to tho Domocrntlc pri
maries on May 21,1 hereby nunounco
my onndtdauy for the nomlnntloii for
tho offlro of County Surveyor.
One of our
I'AH.M ItUHiar IH'YS SKKII COHX
Ho great Is tho seed com nnd huh
flowor seed shortage that tlio Den
ton County Farm Huroiui bought up
all It could get to Insure nt least u
partial supply. Only four of nil
com growers In tho county re pint oil
seed for sals, and one of theso lots
several tons was dummied mid unfit
for Hood, rami Muronu mombor
will bo nllotted seed' In ordor of de-mnnd.
I horoby auiiouucu myself n cnndl-
duto for tho second term us Shorlff
of Malheur County, Oregon, subject
to tho will of tho Domocrntlc voters
at the Prlmarlos to bo held May 21,
II. KICK NOK.
HIS original new oxl'ortl 1ms
graceful lines nnd a swing of ap
proved siyio unit ICIKIS 1UUMI
beautifully U llic latest ' niodcs of
AVoinen who follow the fashions
and dress their feet in accordance
with the newest ideas, will find
styles to suit their fancies among the
new models jus! received from Ifl.
& Dunn Co., makers of "style shoes
The patent leather oxford shown
here carries a look of distinction that
is pleasing to women who desire in
dividuality in their apeparnncc.
i;esi(K'. thn feature it is made of
the same high grade materials that
identify all shoes made by the avohe
Rader Bros, &Co.
.much si:i:i coax mamaoiu)
A grenl dual of soed torn In wet-
em Oregon wns runled by tho heavy
December freeze, nnd nil corn not.
thoroughly ilrled out or protected
from tho low temperature was rmi
derod unfit for seed. All om
idiould be tested before used ns -wed,
wuriiH tho farm crops department of
tho O. A. ('. experiment Htatlon.
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Table and Floor Lamp
Soft, irarmonious Lighting gives that Finishing Touch to the TJoom. We
have eight samples of floor lamp bases some of the slightly defective. Finish
ed in tin rich dull browr mahogany. Wo make a special price on these bases of
Twenty silk shudej, in all colors 15 per cent discount.
Ontario Furniture Co.
FURNITURE AND UNDERTAKING
I'Olt COUNTY SUIMatlNTKNDKNT
I hereby uiitiounco mysolf u cnndl-
(Into for tho offlco of County School
Superintendent of Schools of Mal
heur County, Oregon, subject to tho
will of tho Itepiibllcuu voters nl tho
1'il.ii.irlcm to bo held May 21, 1020.
If ii.inliiatod mid (ducted I will de
vote nil my time and energy to the
advancement of tho schools of tho
MIIS, KITIU M. CltAIU
I'Olt JOINT SKXATOH.
I seel; the Itopubllcnu nomination
for Joint sunntor for tho Twonty
Hacond Ronatorlnl District nt tho
If nomlnntod nnd elected I prom
ise to the District nu honest serWca
nnd will tnlto my oath of offlco un
pledged to any parson or Intorost,
I nm n liberal and not n reaction
ary or n radical; and especially uo ns
to public oxpoudlturos. Economy
should moan thrlftlncss. Public ex
penditures domnnd n rensonnblo
promUo of materia! nnd soclnl bono
flt. Irrigation and drnlnng.) undor
spoclal nssossmonts; good roads;
protection of grazing lands and the
public range for tho good of tho live
stock Interest ns n whnlo; betterment
of mall servlco; Improvement of
facilities of branch lino railroads
aro niiioiig tho Important local
needs. Honda anil postal servlco In
tho country districts nro tho only
vlslblo returns from taxation, nnd
tho bunion of taxation should bo
fairly oqunllzod through theso
On tho foregoing statomont I ask
tho support of tho Ilopubllcun voters
CIIA1U.R3 W. KI.MS, Hums, Oro
I'OU STATIC KKNATOK
I horoby nnnounco mysolf ns a
cnndldnto for tho Itepubllruu iioniln
ntlon for tho offlco of Stnto Sunutor
or tho dUtrlcl comprised of Mulliour,
Harney and (limit couutlos. If I urn
nominated and elected for n second
torm I will contlnuo to servo thl.i
district and tho Stnto of Oregon to tho
best of my ability.
JU.IKN A. HUIU.KY.
Humanity In Art.
Pictures must tint be too pictur
esque Nothing astonishes men so
much as eoi rf.iun sciiho mid plain deal
ing. All great Hcllmis have been sim
ple und all great iilvturM are. The
Transfiguration b) Itapbael Is an em
inent example of this peculiar merit. A
calm, benignant buiuty shines over
all this picture, and goes directly to
the liutirt. It twin also to call you
by name. The sweet, sublime face of
Jemis Is bejond prulso; yet how It ills
iippulnts nil fmid oxpoitiitlons. This
fumlllnr, klinple, huuu-siieuKlug coun
tenonco Is as If one tdiould meet u
Tho Nows whllo It Is Nows
Tho Ontnila Argus.
I'Olt COUNTY ASSIWSOU
After servlns ono term as Assessor
of Malheur County, during which
Hmo I have nt tended to tho duties of
tho office to tho best of my nbllltv, I
mimilt inv candidacy for re-election
to the approval of the pooplo, sub
ject to tho Democratic Primal lea
M.iv 21, 1920.
R. M. CARMLE,
Cash Tf You
Credit if you
I'Olt DISTRICT ATTORNEY.
I nnnounco mysolf as n cnndldate
far tho nomination for tho offlco of
District Attorney for Mulliour county
nt tho Republican primaries to be
held on May 21, 1920. If I am nom
inated nnd olected, I will devote nil
of tho Hmo nnd attention necessary
to tho proper performance of nil the
duties of the offlco.
ROBT. D. LYTI.E.
1'OR COUNTY CI.KRK
I hereby nnnounco myself n candi
date for the offlco of County Clerk
of Malheur County, Oregon, subject
to tho will a the Republican voters at
tho Primaries on May 21, 1920, 1
nominated and elected, I promlso to
dqvoto nil of my time and attention
to tho proper conduct of the affairs
of the offlco.
HARRY S. SACKETT
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Is the wet weather
service uniform for
tho regular men
who make every
Look for th
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Here's a model that
lets a man's feet
spread out and
shaped just like a
foot and provides
room for every toe,
yet fits and fits
Tor tho man who must bo on
his fcot nil day this foot
form or nature shnpo will
provldo real shoo comfort.
It comes In vlcl kid, u par
ticular soft leather that ban
n flno finish.
The shoe illustrated Ms at
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