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THE ONTARIO Alii UK. ONTARIO, OREGON, THURSDAY, JULY 8, 1920.
(Blp ntarui Argun
Published Thursdays at Onlarlu.
Oregon, find outorod at tho Untarln
post offlco for distribution us 2nd
MWVti 1'UIILIHHINCI COMPA.NV
U. K. AIKEN, Managing Editor
T. McPAItLIN QOUail, Sup't.
8UUSC1UPTION Ouo Your, J2.U0
DID Till: ItldHT TIIIN(y
Then Is nomo link lulk by a few
person rnndoinulng t u action of tbo
City Council In cluimi; tbo t'nrnlvnl
huro Inst Hundny. We wild ' etniii'
talk" by a fow tbunk Heaven It In
only u few, nit wo liol'ew tho niklurPy
nf tbo I'oplo of till 'ommuulty huvo
inuro icepect for tbo sabbath tbnn
to pornnt any hucIi nmusomont uk tin1
nvornge Carnival Company affords to
opon Its doom on thnt diy. Tbo
fiontier days with tho wide npi n
si'con and gambling plucn nro n
thing rf tho pant ntul ih authorities
of Ontn-lt do not proposo to allow
any imlHilors to conio '.ito and try
to rovlvo thorn.
Every Community hint It spirit.
With Home It Ih ono of honor and In
tegrity and progrosslvo Intellectual
ity, with otliorn tho spirit of grcod,
gouge, repression and retrogression
predominates. Tho first nttnliiH Its
aim In llfo, whllo tho latter iiIiiih no
higher than that which It nttaltiH.
Wo of this community have our
choice, Wo can progress with tho
march of time, or wo can procritstlu
ate while time marches by. Our city
fathers mado their choice and nil
good citizen should back thorn up
In It. tfi
All peoplo of normal Intelligence
Imvo tho powor to think and reason.
A few practlco It. WordM that are tho
result of analytical thought possess
tho force and power which driven the
human activity of tho world. Those
that are babblod thoughtlessly and
without roason fall upon fortlto will
and nro magnified Into mountain" of
Iniquity that ronch ovou to tho gutos
of eternity. Think twice and speak
once. It In the better way. The city
dadH did tho right thing nud wo are
proud of them.
tons. Viewed from tills angle tho
proscnt world shortage Is not 3,000,
000 but roundly 8,000,000 tons. In
other words, for ovory throo pounds
Hint consumors would use It they
could fully satisfy their desires only
two pounds nro available. This menus
that tlioao who aro most anxious to
obtain n full supply will bid up prices
to a point whore those who are less
eager or loss uble to got sugar at this
higher cost will use loss and, by thus
diminishing tho demand, enable the
losseued supply to satisfy It. This Is
tho working of tho tlme-houorod law
of supply and domnnd. Undoubtedly
thoro has been speculation In sugar
on u considerable scale, butu In order
to control prices, It would have to at
tain the proportions of a corner and
nobody yet has cornered sugar. The
speculator may bo a parasite on tho
trade, as ho Is accused of being, but
does not fix prlcos. Sugar runs In
such amounts, physically and financ
ially, that It must move, continuously
to market or crush whootor tries to
WI1V .NOT THIS TOWN?
In ull probability Henry Ford has
advanced tho most practical Idea yet
for keeping young men on tho farms.
Henry suggests tliut wo build fac
tories throughout tho funning sec
tions, glvo these young men employ
ment during tho winter mouths when
there Is no farm work to be done,
und shut thorn down In the summer
when tho men are uooded on the
It Is a sane, sensible nud eminent
ly practical suggestion. It Is ouo
easy of attainment. It could bo ilono
In this community ns well as any
uthor place. Wo Imvo tho brains nec
essary to organise, oporato and mar
ket tho products of such a factory.
Wo have tho capital required for
such a purposo.
What more can no ask?
Nothing except for our enterpris
ing farmers and townsmen to gel to
gether, lake the bit In tliulr teeth,
nud go uhead.
Aro wo equal to tho occasion?
nlng strokes; kerosene and gasoline
aro likely to bo stored about tho
premises and used for light and pow
or; ho must fill his bnrn with bay,
straw and feed which nro subject to
to spontaneous combustion nud, last
but not least, ho us usually outside of
tho protection of n tiro department
Too often u fire onco started In n
farm building results In a total loss,
while tbo owner stands sadly by with
his family and his neighbors, and
wishes Hint ho had taken somo of
those precautious which ho had been
(II VI J 'I'll I! WK8T A CHANCE
The now wntor power bill passed
by I'ongronM and signed by tho Pres
ident means wonderful changes In
It means that flvo transcontinental
railroads would move pnsBongor and
frolght trains ut greater speed and
It would monn building great fac
tories In alt western states and sav
ing the haul on raw material cast
and manufactured goods west.
It would moan cheaper power tor
farmers nud fruit growers with which
to put wntor on arid lands on n
scale that is now Impossible.
Hut all these great possibilities for
tho west depend on the Interpretation
of tho Inw by tho nntlonnl commix,
slim that executes the law.
The rules and regulations that nro
adopted to put Into operation the
practical details of the new water
power law should bo plain and sim
ple ami not difficult to comply with
HENliY GAINES HAWN
ii!flMrii - Hssssl
HPOUT8, OH COATS?
t'ANDV 1NDUSTHV CHOWS
1IIOII I'ltKJICH NOT DUE TO SPEO
How can tho price of sugar bo ro
duced without removing ouo or other
of tho causes that have combined in
bring high prices? The answer Is
simple. It ennnnt bo done. Legisla
tion, regulation, prosecution and In
timidation aro powerless to overcome
a world-wldo economic condition.
They may deprive consumers of sugar
but they ouuuot compel men produc
ing for u world market to accept loss
than Hint market Ib willing to pay
Tho cnuses of present prices of
sugar may be summed up ns follews:
A decline In world's prodiirllou un
til the world crop of present season
Is .1,000,000 long tons below that nf
A rapidly growing domnnd from
Had the world's consumption of
sugar continued to Increase at same
Tho war demonstrated the fact
that men under severe training need
sweets and as u result wo developed
an army or 4,000,000 candy enters.
During the days before prohltilllon
millions of people In this section sat
isfied their sweet tooth by the use of
liquors of different kinds. With pro-
Are wo American peoplo sports,
or tiro wo Just plain goats?
European countries owe tho Unit
ed Slutes ten billions of dollars, lonn
(d to them during the wnr against
Oormnny. This money will soon be
duo, and it Is Intimated that the al
lies either cannot or will not pay
they Intimate the former, but wo sus
pect tho latter. Our friends across
the wntor. It seems, do not want to
pay us until after thoy have collect
ed tho money from (lernmny And
wlion they do got the money from
(lernmny It Is oven possible that
they will suddenly discover some
morn urgent nud pressing need for It.
Makes a fellow feel flue, doesn't
It? Quito sporty, or goaty, which
ever term pleases you.
Europe tells the United States It
is short of sugar it must Imvo sug
ar. We, too, nro shortvery short
hlliltlou came a demand tor sweets
In somo other form' than liquor luuljimt wo send It to them, hundreds of
us u result candy consumption In- millions or pounds.
Henry (lalnrs Hnwn of San Krnn
:lsco, an authority on community build
lug, Is one of several speakers now
touring tho stnto In connection with
tho expansion movement of tho Oregon
Hinlo Chamber of Commerce.
The Htnto Chamber Is making a
state-wide appeal for h budget of $430,
Ouo, covering a period of thruo years,
to carry on Its development work,
1 he movement bus been eudomed by
more than two hundred leading men
throughout Oregon. Eighty community
'Ctitlvo committees have been organ
ized to co-operate with the Htate Cham
ber In the canvass throughout tho state
which will be conducted during June
OF 0. EG0N FARMERS
STATE CHAMBER PLAN
Oregon now has G, 000,000 seres
of land under cultivation,
In t'JIS the agricultural crop
was valued at JliOO.OOO.OOO.OO.
Uy hnamt advertising (he Ore
gon Kiaie Chambor of Commerce
van dciibU the agricultural acre
age In three yeuis. This would
'udd i t 'ithcr 1200,000,000.00 to
the i ! 'cultural revenuo of the
S . u lug lust year's flgurvs
as a t iikU of figuring.
Confectioners stutu that returned
soldiers are now regular buyers of
candy. Thus bus tho cniid Industry
lu three short years, Jumped fiom Hit)
class of so-called "non-essentials, " to
nu Important place In tho ossuutlul
food producing Industries furnishing
it product which the human system
craves and must have.
PHHVHNTINC I'lHKS ON lUlt.M
Kxpoiiuuco tins shown that flro
prevention should bo universally
practiced. Tho farmer, however.
should glo special attention to the
elimination of flro hazards and tho
adoption of protective methods. This
i Is true for several reasons. In tho
'first place, his house, barn und out-
avoniKO rate from Minn t,, iiiij i,u
annual requirements would now bo """" ro "" "MiHtruoUd of
between 23.000,000 nud 2 1.000 000 "' mmorlttl; IioIuk moro or
less Isolated they lire subjoct to light-
! What We Offer You
illE OFFER YOU a complete assortment of every
Y thing required in hardware, including that for
building purposes. We oiler you hardware ot
the highest and most lasting quality the hardware
that pays for itself many times over in long and
satisfactory service. We call your attention to this
fact because wo know that it is the hardware YOU
ARE LOOKING FOR.
Of course that shove up the price
of what llltlo wo aro uble to buy our
selves. Hut that doesn't matter to us
sports, or goats. Wo Just ravel In
coughing up lively for the benefit of
our dour friends across tho water,
Why should wo ask Europe to pay
us tho paltry ten billions of dollars
they owo us? Would that bo sporty,
Why should wo tell them thoy
can't Imvo our sugar, because we
haven't ouougli ourselves for our
canning, nud our tublos? Would a
sport, or a goat, bo so ungenerous?
Why not glvo them everything
thoy want, nud thank them for tak
ing it? Wouldn't that bo qulto sporty,
or tremendously goaty?
Why not be genuine sports, or
wholehearted gnats, while wo nro
about It? For Isn't It qulto Jolly to
be ti sport, or supremely comforting
to bo u goat?
CO.I( HAHONH PASS1NC THE Ul'CK
Britain Will Never Recognize Irish.
London. "The Ilrltlsh governmont
Will 'never ngreo to the establishment
of an Irish republic unless It Is beutsu
tn tliB ground." Premier I.loyd Oeorgo
(old ii delcHiitljn of railway workers.
My Bank is the
"I like their prompt service and
Very courteous treatment I Jo
all my banking business with
That's just what one of
our customers said the
other day. This is hint
to the wise.
Aliens From West Deported.
New York. A carload of nllons list
l us undesirables and anarchists re
cently received from Oregon, Cali
fornia, Iilsho and Illinois, were de
ported on outgoing vessels hero.
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Tho Increased prlco of conl Is now
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utility corporations feol the hardship,
The public was led to bollove that
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the 14 per cent rutso for miners be
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Practically ten per cent of all conl
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Stronger Binder Platform. Made of an-
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Because its axle is flexibly mounted,
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