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County Official l'nper
An Independent Newspaper
1'ubllshod Thursdays at Ontario,
Oregon, and ontorod at tho Ontario
post offlco for dlitrlbutlon as 2nd
U. K. Alkon, Mannglng Kdltor
SUBSCRIPTION Ono Year, fa.OO
1'ARMKIW ON THE SHORT USD
Tho Argus has boon takou to task
by a tow of Its rondors 'or a rocuut
novvs story Indicating Its bollof that
tho contract offorod by sonio of tho
commission firms for sood pototoos
wns unfair to tho farmor. Tho ArgUB
has not changed Its opinion.
It 1b truo that tho commission men
had two contracts, ono not quito
so unfair as tho othor. Wo under
stand, too, that thera Is still a third
qontract oxtant which is ovun loss
ropungant to tho ordinary sonso of
fairness. Wo havo not soon that
contract as yot, nor has tho offor
mado by tho Argus to a roprosont
atlvo of Donny & Co. to consider any
statemont ho might havo to mako
boon nccoptod. Wo prosumo thou
that this Bllpuco Is sufficient warrant
for tho bollof that ho Uoog not caro
for a carof ul juxainlnntlon ' of his
In tho parlonco of tho raco track
tho man who bota othor than ovon
monoy Is said to bo plsylng a"long
Bhot." Tho man who gives long odds
Is said to bo "on tho short ond"of tho
hot That Is tho position of tho
farmor in ono of tho crop contracts
which tho commission in on nr-o, or
woro otforlng. Wo rofoi to tho
"half tho crop plan."
It Is a fair assumption, wo aro
rollably Informed, that oud Back of
sood wilt produco approximately 10
sacks at digging tlmo, and undor
this contract tho commission man
who furnlshos tho sood would havo
half of It or olght sacks. That Is not
nil, ho would havo ton por cent com
missions on tho salo of tho othor ton
sacks, or anothor sack. 11 In would
bo a ono to nlno hot. IIo takes no
chanco undor that contract for ovon
undor tho most advorso conditions,
undor tho groatost posslblo drop In
prlcos at tho digging tlmo, and tho
nhortost crop probablo, still tho com
mission man would win decidedly.
And Uturo -would bo no chanco for
tho farmor to securo any profile
it uo auaworou mat ma com
mission nion bo not condomnod in
wholosalo for tho action of ono, that
must bo admitted, but until rfthor
contracts aro offorod discussion must
bo conQnod to that offorod and In
fairness it can bo considered as
roprosontattvo of tho commission
nion's attltudo, until tho contrary Is
Again It a said that tho commis
sion Ilrm ought not bo censured
broadcast for pno contract whon it
has othors. Granted, but why thon
dooB tho company koop tho most
objoctlonablo contract Is it for tho
purposo of catching tho unwary, tho
lnoxperluncod, and those In such
dosporato financial straits that thoj
must becomo of tho victims of tho
buslnosa commission sliarksT
Tho good nnmo and ultimately tho
buslnosa of tho commission men in
this section Is at etako, Thoy should
cloan tholr house of tho pirates who
would prey upon tho mon who pro
duco what thoy must soil. Lot thorn
come boforo tho bar of public opinion
with a fair and Just contract and not
with a multiplicity of contracts do
slgnod to catch mon in varying stages
of buslnosa dependency, Let thorn
bo fair. Let them glvo tho rancher
tho bots ovon, or at host lot thorn
securo at tho most throo sacks of
potaioos at picking tlmo for tholr
sood. This wo aro told Is a fair re
turn by those who should know. It
would so appoar to us.
ogi igNTAgio GuayAfeio, Oregon, thuksday, February i& 1922
LKGIlON TO lNlTLVTia ANTI-JAV
Handlers around Nyssa who aro
planning on colonizing that Boctlon
apparently havo ovorlookod ono pro
position; namely': Tho attltudo of
tho American Loglou.
Thoy would do well to consldor tho
lultlntlvo bill which tho loglon Is
going to Inltlato and which will un
doubtedly carry boforo tho people
Tho proposod law Is dotlarod by
tho loglon to bo tho most drastic
ovor considered on tho Pacific
coast. It will head off tho Invasion
lot tho Nlpponoso In Oregon.
Happy 'Hunting Grounds by Her
mit IlooBotclt Is anothor bit added
to tho biography of his fathor, Thco
Tho author has elioson his Inci
dents with a vlow to throwing now
light on his fathor'o characteristics.
Tholr hunting days togothor aro fol
lowed by tho Bon's own trips Into
Africa for anlolopo, Into Moxlco for
mountain snoop", Into Now Bruno
wick for 1110080, and Into South Ami
orlca for books. Tho last chapter Is
an appreciation of Both Bullock of
tho Black Hills country. It will In
terest tho lovor of Hoosovolt and tho
Tho author of Advertising and
Boning is iiarry lioiungwortu, a
locturor In buslnosB psychology in
Columbia University, Now York City.
Tho book, publlshod for tho Adver
tising Men's Loaguo of that city, Is
an Interesting discussion of tho laws
of appoal and response in selling and
advertising goods and an investiga
tion for tho dlscovory of now facts of
practical value. Mothods and do
vlcoa that havo already provon suc
cessful or unsuccessful aro oxnm
inod. Tho book Is intondod primar
ily for tho goneral roador and for
tho student with practical ratho
than thoorottcal Intorcsta.
oxporto to calculate how many mon
will need trcatmont and hospitaliza
tion In tho coming years. Tho vet
erans burpau will loarn how many
mon need, aro ontltlod to, and do
slro to bo tralnod vocationally,
Tho Treasury and Navy dopart
monts will bo ablo to clear up a
mass of unfinished buslnoss rotat
ing to allotmonls, dlschargo bon
UBos, liberty bonds and rosorvlst
Tho Alnorlcan Loglon auxiliary
in tho various districts Is oxpoctod
to play an Important rolo in assist
Isg In tho canvass through which
questionnaires will bo distributed
and collected. Tho Stato Exocuttvo
Commlttcomon of Oregon will havo
chargo of onch district, tho ntato
bolng divided Into five districts, and
oach post commandor and adjutant
having chargo of tho commlttco for
tholr post nroa.
George II. Wilbur of Hood lllvor
will havo chargo of Crook, Deschutes
Ollllam, Hood lllvor, Jotforson, Mor
row and Sherman, Wasco and Wheel
or counties; B. F. Pound of Salem of
Donton, Lane, Lincoln, Marlon,
Linn and Polk countloit; George A.
Codding of Mcdfordf Vlco Command
or of Coos, Curry Douglas, Jackson,
Josophlno, Klamath and Lake coun
ties; Oliver D. Huston of Portland
of Multnomah, Clackamas, Clatsop,
Columbia, Tillamook, Washington
and Yamhill counties and Fred E.
Klddlo of LaGrando of Ilaker, Grant,
Harney Malheur, Umatilla, Union
and Wallowa counties.
OREGON TO IE CANVASSED
FOR DATA ON BONUS PUN
Ix-kIii Men to Warn Exactly Wliat
alio Ex-Scivlco Men Will N
mid What I ton us Would Com
Government- Dntn to bo
Portland, Qro, Fob. 14. Thru
porsonal canvnss in which tho Lo
glon auxiliary units aro oxpoctod to
tako an Important part a question
naire will bo placod In tho hands of
ovory votoran and soldier whothor
or not a monibor of tho Araorlcan
Loglon by tho Oregon Department,
within tho noxt twenty days.
This Is following. In lino with ac
tion of tho Loglon offlcals at tho
rocont National Loglon conforonco
hold In Indianapolis. Ind., at which
tlmo, decision was mado for such a
natlon-wldo campaign. By thd in
formation tho votoran will glvo In
answorlng tho questions, tho policy
otitic Legion on many problems af
fecting tho votorans will bo form
ulated, Tho Loglon will acortaln'
tho numUor of wounded or otherwise
dlsablod votorans noedlng govern
ment attention or vocational train
ing. Tho campaign will bo thorough
and of Immenso bonoflt to tho coun
try, particularly in planning for an
organization to handlo payment of
adjusted compensation. The Loglon
consus will show, almost oxactly how
many men profer tho various options
ef tttA flvA-frtlfl tmnananHsn Kill
aJtA for bis money. Lot thorn mako This census will enable tho medical'
A largo crowd attondod tho Farm
Iluroau mooting hero Friday ovonlng.
Sonio of tho plcasuros of tho ovonlng
woro singing and music, a reading
by C. D. Conklln; a story by Thomas
Claggrtt, a Kangaroo Kort was hold
hold In Judgo Smlts court and old
man agrlculturo tried and found
guilty. Chostor Lackoy and L. It.
Urolthaupt wore nttornoys for tho
prosecution, nnd U. B. Conklln and
Thomas Claggot, attornoys for tho
dofonso. Mark Ponnoy actod as tho
elork. Sovoral now mombcrs woro
Bocured at tho meeting. Mr. Conklln
roportcd that out of 14 mon-that ho
was ablo to call on during tho day
ho was ablo to socurod 13 of thnm
as Farm Iluroau mombcrs, this re
port was grootcd by loud applause.
Miss Botha Dall Is suffering with
bloodpolsonlng caused by n Blight
cut on tho sldo of her foot.
Hill Dock and chlldron havo
chicken pox nnd it Is that which is
tho causo of Bovoral children bolng
absent from school.
Clydo Long has sold his hay to
Klbort Hutlor, Jr. for f 6 per ton.
Mr, Johnson has moved his shoop
to tho Doan ranch at Valloy Vlow
whoro ho has bought moro hay.
John Hunt Is bringing his shoop In
from tho hills in preparation for
A party was given for tho youmr
pooplo Friday night nt tho Chas. Dul
lard homo. Tho ovonlng was pleas
antly ppont in games and music.
Mlssoa Mary Lillian Dale and Liz
zlo Zlttorcob woro visitors at tho
school Friday afternoon.
Thoro will bo a mooting of tho P.
T. A. at tho school houso Friday
ovonlng. Tho foro part of tho ovonlng
will uo aovotcu to business, nftor
whloh a social hour will bo onjoyod
and refreshments servod.
Davo Duggar Is homo from tho
hills whore ho has boon trapping all
Miss Poolo gavo a party Saturday
ovonlntr at tho school houso, for tho
7th grudo which won In a contest bo-
twoon tho various grades as to which
rocolvod tho most 100 marks during
tho month. Tho 6th. Oth and 8th
grados woro obliged to sorvo tho re
freshments. MIsb Poolo, Miss Dear
bora ami Mrs. Holden Clomont actod
Ontario visitors from hero Monday
woro Chostor Lackoy Sam lloury and
Mrs. 0. W, Barrett.
Hardie Power Sprayers
Don't buy it because it is cheaper,
but because it is best. 90,000 sat
isfied users. We also have acces-
I sories and repairs.
Troxell Implement Co.
Miss Elsie Elliott arrived last
wook from her home at Gresham,
Ore., and will spend somo timo hero
visiting with her sister, Mrs. L. R,
Miss Volla Cronln was hero last
wook from Cheney, Wash., whoro
Bho has beon attending Normal
school, to visit her mother.. Sho re
turned to Cheney Sunday.
M. Bachman, an aged Civil war
votoran, was taken to tho hospital
Saturday, suffering from injuries be
recolvod a week ago Friday by fall
ing on tho ico while getting a buck
et of coal. It is reported that the
bono of his left thigh near the hlD
Joint has been cracked or brokeu
and his condition is quite serious.
J. A. Lakness returnod Saturday
from a business trip to Juntura.
The annual silver tea glvon by the
Woman's club Saturday at the homo
of Mrs. H. L. Cockrum for the bene
fit of the scholarship fund, while
not aa largely attended as such oc
casions in previous years, was never
tho loss a decided success. The
house was beautifully decorated In
tho national colors in honor of Lin
coln's birthday and with evergreens
sent from Portland for the occasion.
The regular study meeting of the
club will be held this wook at tho
home of Mrs. O. II. Test.
H. L, Patten returned Tuesday
after having spent the week end in
noise on business.
Mr. and Mrs. Cody Butler aro
down from Dolse visiting relatives
for a few days.
Miss Margery Peterson spent tho
week end visiting folks In Nampa.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Patten and Mrs.
L. II. Patten visited at the L. M.
Capron homo Saturday.
Mrs, E. B. Threlkol and two sons
left Sunday for Eagle where Mr.
Throlkel has been improving "the
ranch recently purchased. '
Mrs. Kitty Wnlker returned from
Pnyotto Saturday aftor a few days
visit with hor frlond Mrs. Smith.
Wm. Slick of tho firm of Slick
Dros. contractors was an Ontario
visitor from Payette Thursday.
Miss Ann Carlson returned homo
from Nampa Monday after a fow
days visit with homo folks.
Bocauso of tho lllnoss of tho re
porter for tho Girls' Club, no notlco
was published last weok of tho moot
ing at tho homo of Mrs. D. M. Tag
gart on tho 7th. A long nnd very
Interesting lottor had boon rocolvod
and was read from Miss Gortrudo
Mooro, dotnillng her oxporlonco on
hor recent trip to Loe Aneolos by
A protty and novol playotto was
put on by tho ontertalnlnc com-
mlttoo and tho usual dainty refresh-
monta wcro sorvod.
Tuosday tho 14 th tho Club colo
bratcd Valentino Day with a typlcat
vnlontlno party nt tho homo of Mrs.
O. H. Gtllhatu which was attended
by 35 mombors and was thoroughly
onjoyod by all. Tho houso was
prottlly decorated with valoutlno
Noxt Tuesday, tho 21st tho Girls
Club will moot at tho homo of Mrs.
E. M. Grolg. Plans for producing
a. play about March 17th aro woll
undor way, tho procoods of which
aro to bo used In helping to finish
nnd furnish tho now bnsoment hall
at tho Library.
Tho Hoynl Neighbors followed
tholr rogular mooting last Monday
night with a taffy pull which was on
joyod by tho Nolgbora nnd Wood-
UNITED PIUSmYTEIUAN CHUIICII
Sabbath School, 10: 00 a. m.
Morning Sorvlco, 11:00 a. m.
Tho subject for noxt Sunday will
bo "Tho Meat of tho Master." John
All nro Invited to thoso sorvlcos.
REV. F. E. SHINGEn,
.Hides, Wool &
California Avenuo between
Cnthollc Church & Hospital
ONTARIO - OREGON
Hie B.R Busy Builder Sayd
A Good Front Pbrch
? a nice gin
aii old 3iia id -.'fe
jOuU cjkV yjpj
1 U.l ILI J8WLLJ U' J JJ.
T ... j mW
Tho fascination of an nttractlvo; comfortnblo front porch
Is by no moans confined to tho youngor members of tho tarn
llT It Ib onjoyod by all from tho balmy SprlngtUno till gold
fin Autumn, offorlng a rotrcat from tho scorching sun by day
and affording tho cooling brcozo of tho mountains at night. .
A good front porch adda beauty and valuo to any homo.
Now to tho tlmo to plan a now porch far your homo. Build
it this spring and enjoy it all summer.
WHAT B. P. SERVICE MEANS
Dolso Payette sorvlco moans offlclopcy and oconomy in con
struction, whothor it bo a chlckon houso, barni alio or mag
Wo can help you In tho selection of lumbor possessing na
tural characteristics adaptablo to tho sorvlco it Is to perform.
Tho right wood in ita proper placo moans conservation and
D. P. sorvlco ombodloo tho cutting and milling of tho finest
Ilocky Mountain tlmbor nnd assisting you In using it to bost
Our sorvlco department offers practical, carefully drawn
plans and specifications for your building roqulromonts FHEE.
This takes tho guesswork and wasto out of building and as
sures pormanont beauty and durability.
ASK YOUR D. r.'TARD MANAGER
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ONTARIO YARD, QEO. McCLAIN, SALES MQR.
DIRECTORY OF ONTARIO'S
These Men and Firms will serve your very, needs promptly. Call upon or write to
any of those who aro listed below when in need of anything in their respective
lines. They are reliable:
ONTARIO NATIONAL DANK
Tho Oldest Dank in Malheur
County "Sorvlco that Serves"
Capital and Surplus $100,000.
DRUGS AM) SUNDRIES
O. M. Castleman, Prop.
Prescription Spoclallst Victor
Phonographs Roxall Remedies
Puono 203 M
The "Homey" Hotel of Malheur
County. Good Meals 40o
DR. J. A. MCFALL.
Eye Glasses and Spectacles
Distinction In Clothing And
Millinery Is the Mark o Thoso
THE STYLE SHOP
THE INDEPENDENT MARKET
v Phonos 8 and 135
If Its Oood To Eat Wo Hava It
If It's Farm Produce Wo Buy It
ONTARIO MEAT & OROCERY CO.
Tho Home of Good Eats and
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"Not the Cheapest, Dut th Dest"
THE SUGAR DOWL
We Make Our Own Ice Cream
ONTARIO ELECTRIC CO.
Electrical Appliances and Wlrlflf
MORR'fl MILLINERY &
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And Sport Clothes
Nell O. Bedford. Prop.
The Only Exclusive Millinery Store
This Side of Salt Lake
Ernest Oareus, Prop.
All Kinds of Breads, Cakts
MCNULTY HARDWARE CO.
TAOGART HARDWARE CO.
Malheur County's Largest
H. R. UDICK
Plumbing and Heating
Domestlo Water Systems
One of 40 Stores
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