.. '4h- v it "t'siUJIilf WSV (tMtouv vr VOL. XXVI ONTARIO, MALHEUR COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, MARCH 1G, 1922 NO. 15 ' IUI1 "(iViT-T !- K" &r$tt& eSWv Active Ware fare Being Waged for Lettuce At Least Three Firms in Field Seeking l OFFERS ITS SERVICES HcprcKcntutlicfi Declare Honn l'i'V Contractu now on Hand fur 180,000 Crates Would Hcnd Experienced Man Into Tills Field Declaring that .thoy liaro already contracts (or ICO, 000 crates of Idaho and Eastern Oregon lattuco to bo markolod uudor tho Choorylnno brand, rcprcsantatlrcs ot tho famous Lowlston orgaulntlon which was Lowlston organization which was pioneer luttuco growor of Idaho, cams to Ontario last Thursday and woro horo again yostorday to Interest groVcrs In tho contruct which thoy havo to odor. Tho representatives of tho Arm who visited tho city worot J. D. Chanoy of Lowlston, C. II. Treacy ot IJolso an( W. K. McUco, of Nampa who Is n lottucb grower hlmsolf. "Wo aro horo," said Mr. Chanoy, "to securo co-oporatlou among tho growors, and to domonstrnto tho efficiency of co-oporattvo markotlng just as It lifts been shown In tho .cranberry business? In 1907 tho cranborry growers woro getting only 76 conts per barrel for their crop Last year throughout tho operation of tho Amorlcan Craubory Exchange they received as high as $14.00 por barrel. "Wo havo formed tho Inland Em pire LotLuco Growers Association for which tho Chorrylanca company Is tho selling ngent, by which all tho lottuco will bo markotod undor tho Chcorylanes brand, which has al ready established a markot for It Bolt, and Is recognized as tho load ing head lettuce In tho big hotels and exclusive trade In tho East and Middle wont. It Is from theso hotels, steamship linos nnd railroad dining car departments that tho contracts hero aro made. Wo do not sell to commission mon, but dlroct to tho consumers. Wo havo contracts with such hotels as tho Waldorf Astoria, tho big Dupont hotels, Tho Daven port In Bpokano and many others. "Wo plan to holp tho growor from tho tine tho grouud la prepared un til tho crop Is harvested. Wo will havo a man trained In tho Choory lnno service hero, but tho biggest foaturo of our odor, asldo from tho fact that wo get a smaller controls . slou than tho other agencies ask; Is that wo glvo tho grower tho bonoflt ot tho Choorylano trado mark, I would like to call tho attontlon of tho growers In this section to tho following tologram from tho Packor, tho biggest publication In tho fruit and Yogotablo trado showing that Choorylano doos socuro a premium over other lettuce duo to tho known quality ot tho brand. Tho message Is as follews: Chicago, III., Jan. Cth, 1922 W. 8. Shearer, Caldwoll Idaho. "Chicago Investigation shows Chlca go buyers paid throo eovonty five per crate f, o. b, for Cheorylnnos lettuco and that other purchases at samo tlmo woro made at following pricea: California, Two dollars; Washington, dollar Atty to dollar seventy Ave; Idaho otbor than Cheorylanos, throo to throe . and nuartor. Dos Moines. Iowa buyers paid three fifty for Choerylanes during October, and at samo tlmo bought Washington lettuce at two to two fifty. Iu November paid four dollars, f. o. b. for Cheorylanes, . , throo dollars for lettuce out ot 1 1 -Tfampa and dollar twonty flvo to dollar soventy flvo for Los Angolos lottuco, Indianapolis reports pre mium for Cborrylanes In October and November ot from eovonty cents , to dollar and half. "(Signed) Tho Chicago Packor". 'Mr, MoOee, representing tho Cheorylano company was present at the meeting ot tho directors of tho cOmpany'a contract and told ot their plan ot operation, which Includes tho establishment ot packing facilities I" hero la 45 to 60 acres ot lettuce Is contracted In this Hold. Tho direct ors took no action on tho matter. UNION OIL COMPANY STAHTS WORK ON LOCAL OIL STATION Tho Union Oil company of Cal ifornia has started work on tho con struction of a distributing station here.Tho plant will bo located just south of the present plant ot the Standard Oil company.. A spur track Is being laid and tho company nas been seeking Information concerning contractors and It la understood It is to go ahead with the building ot thn plant at once. TELEPHONE CARLES BURNED ' BKRVICE0 CURTAILED FOR TIME During tho rain storm Wed nesday a high tension wire somewhere on tho East side or on the Frultland bench came Into contact with the telephone wire ot 'the Malheur Home - Telephone company and also ot the Farmer's Telephone com pany and as the result both phase systems wee badly out of order, Tho trouble, waa r deflnately located at the freight - deiKt where the cable waa burned. It a now cable U re quired It may be several day before aervlco. to that aeeUoa of the city la normal. NEARLY 1200 ACHES SIGNER UP FOR IDAHO PRODUCERS j 4 Already thero has boon slgnod up a total acreage ot moro than 200 ncros of lottuco, and It Is bollovod that tho total ncrcago undertaken by membors ot tho Idaho Producers Union which will market through tho Calif- ornla Vogetabla Union will ox- ' coud 300 acres In Malhuur coun- ty, and possibly tho total will bo moro than 400 ncrcs. Do- 4- sjda this U. F. Powoll and Co. havo nearly 100 ncrcs. 1' FIELD MAN HERE TO START GROWERS RICHT George F, Prlnco of Crop Production Ih'nmiK'iit of California Vegct- able Union VJhUm Field Issues Statement on Policy. George v. Prlnco of tho crop pro duction department ot tho California Vogetablo Union was In Ontario Wed ncsday to get ncqualntod with local conditions nnd with County Agent L. It. llrelthaupt niado a trip thru tho valley. Tho visit o tMr. Prlnco at this tlmo was for the purpose ot familiarizing himself with local con ditions whero lator ho will bo callod upon to suoorvlio thu work ot assist- Ing tho growors In plnnllng nnd caring for their lottuco crop. "I wish to correct oonio ot tho mlstateihonts that aro bolng made concerning our organization nnd to show also tho growth In tho domand ror lottuco," suia Mr. rrinco to tno Argua. "In tho first placo wo will markot only tho products of tho Idaho Pro ducers Union, and will not bur any lottuco from Individual growors. Second, wo will ,not bring In Japj or Moxlcnn labor to grow or harvest tho crop. Wo bollovo that with tho profit that can bo mado In lettuco growing thut wages sufficient to socuro white labor in this territory can bo made and tha tho labor will bo available. "Wo would llko to cull attontlon to tho loss which tho potato grow ors ot his section sufforod last year through tho lack of markotlng facil ities, whereby tho cash buyurs bought before the rlso In tho markot and when tho prlco was up, refused to take any ot tho crops ot farmers who did not sell to thorn when tho prlco was low. To atop such an occurence In tho lettuce game this year Is our purpose and what we will do. "Wo are 'publishing a book on lottuco culture and the motboda which havo boon proven most of foctive In Cellforla. A copy Ot this iiook will bo In tho hands ot all our groworc ud with Held men, will ussuro tho grower overy possible advantage In securing a goqd crop. To Meet Willi Grower At Oregon Slope, Iu tho Park School house next Monday ovoulng at 8 p. in. thuro will bo held a moot ing of tho lottuco growers ot that suction, and on thu following after noon, Tuesday at 1; SO a mooting will be hold at tho Qraugo Hall at Cairo. FIREMEN TO PRESENT . FIRST ANNUAL BALL Members of Firo Fighting Force Need ttjulpmuut Which Do pletod City Funds Can Not Provluc Public Co operation Bought 4 Next Tuesday ovenlng at the Opera House, tho Ontario Fire De partment la to present Its first an nual bull. In preparation for the event the boya are w6"rklug hard to furnish overy feature for a dancing program such as will long bo rem bored by those who are fortunate enough, to be present. An annual ball is am Innovation for the Ontario Flro Department, but the boys, with their public spirit and pride in their organization, de sire to improve their efficiency and ability to protect the property of all the citizens. Yet they also realize that in the present depleted condi tion ot tho city treasury they can hot look to tho usual source for funds. The Firemen's ball Is thus In re ality a dance given for the public benefit. Tho funds secured will be used for equipment that the prop erty owners otberwtae would be called upon to supply. In going to the work they have to arrange this event the committee, Louis Hurtle and Irving Harris are doing a pub lic work, and eo too are all those assisting them. Tho public's part Is the easiest ot all? la reality. It consists ot buying tickets. Notice the 9liral, ticket. There la bo Growers Contracts Selling Privileges CHALLENGE ISSUED TO I U. P. Pom ell Pot4 9100 to Hack hla "Version of Lettuce Contract ControvciKj' Wants Mc- Cull to do tho Sumo Declaring that County Agent Mc- Call's YorBlon ot the controversy ovor tho action ot tho Canyon County committee Is Incorrect, U. F. Powoll of Uolso has Issuod n challcngo to Mr. McCall to prove his statoment or forfolt 1100 to Bomo Ontario cbnrlt- able Institution. Tho cballongo was rocolvod by tho Argus In following lottor from Mr. Powoll, and tho chock la now In tho Argua office Mr. Powoll says: "Wo nolo In your Ibsuo of March 2nd n lottor from Mr. W. T. McCall, ot thu Canyon County Farm Uuronu, in which ho contradicts a statement ot tho wrltor, vlx, that tho Marketing- Committee ot tho abovo Farm Uuroau did not hear a proposition from us to markot tho lottuco crop ot their mombors. "Whtlo wo do not caro to ontor Into any controversy with Mr. Mc. Call, wo know whoruof wo speak and now reitornto tno itaiomont mauo you In tho following tenus: "Tho Marketing Commitiuo ot mo Canyon County Farm Uuroau nover heard any proposition mado by our- nolvos or woro wo given an oppor tunity to make such proposition. "Wo aro enclosing you our check to your order far $100.00 (to bo covered by a llko amount from Mr, McCall) to bo given to some charit able institution In Ontario It wo aro Incorrect In abovo statoment. Or If Mr. McCall is Incorrect his hun drod Is to bo forfoltod to a llko bonoAclary. You nro to bo tho Judge. "An tin explanation or oxacwy what did happen In this connection; Moss, Suxtou and Meyers (membera ot this committee) on a number ot occasions atatod to us thut thoy wished tho cotnmlttoo to hoar our proposition and thoy would cortaluly soo that wo woro callod upon to pro sent it. Previous to a certain dato (wo do not recall tho exact tlmo) Mr. Saxton personally Invited us to bu urosout at tho next (Thursday) mooting of tho committee to proaout our uronoaltlon. ho stating that it had been arranged to hoar us. Wo went to Caldwell at tho tlmo appoint ed, but woro told by Mr. McCall that tho cotnmlttoo bad no tlmo to hear us; that thuy woro awaiting tho arrival of tho California people who wuro momentarily expected. Wo thon loft to go home and Mr. McCall camo down tho street on his way to meet tho train on which tho Calif ornia people wore uxpocted. Ho stopped and told us ho had soon tho committee lu tho Interim and thoy would hour us for few momotnB or until thu Callforuta pooplo arrived, when wo would have to glvo way to tho latter. Wo then wont before tho cotnmlttoo and told them that our proposition would tuko up some time and wo did npt caro to go Into It all uutll wo could havo such length of tlmo. Thoro woro ono or two gontlomou of tho commltteo (whllo It was lu sosslon and we woro presont) who acted ns spokemon for tho committee, who told us they would sot tho tlmo for us to appear botoro tho commltteo and present our proplsltlon. This thoy nover did. Mr. McCall was not present at any tlmo wo woro beforo the com mltteo una tneroioro uoes uui uu wlinronf ho SDOakS. "Regarding our abllly to handle n minntltv of Dorlshablo products, both from oxporlenco aud finances, the man In our company who has charge of sales haa handled from sixty to eovonty flvo car loads of per ishable a day aim uus puou ucuvui? engagod for tho past quartor of a century In selling and distributing car lota bt perishables all over the United States. Tho firm ot U. F. Powell and Co., havo been In busi ness horo for a nvrabor ot years nnd their record Is clean. Last aoaoon during three months wo handled a quarter million dollars worth of fruits and produco, paying cash for samo, and whereas tho quantity of lettuco we handled did not run up Into hundreds of cars, wo handlod and sold something over 25 per cent ot all the lettuce shipped put of ladho. Wo might also remark that the California people did not handlo n car of Idaho lettuce. "Yours very truly, U. V. Powoll Co., by U. F. Powell." UKMIj MAN VICTIM OF llOISIJ FOLLOWER OF WALL1NC1FOR1) x. i laio.l amnni. tho 93 victims of threo Uolsa "loan brokers" was tho name ot Hon Thomas, who la also credited with being ono or tno largesi iuoavu In tho phony paper or tno irio. -r x. iMn,H nr in tno Biaieumuu, t j. r TiinmtiH Invested $2260, a. nff'iMnia nf Ada county are con- tomplatlng legal action, but so far no asaoats havo been found to secure tho loans mado by tho trusting Investors. A 4. V limit In the number ono business man or home owner may by. The public's appreciation of tho work of the department will be measured by tho cheerfulness manifested In see ing that the tickets aro all taken quickly, 1ST NATIONAL BANK Mlstnko Mado in Reporting LltiKn- tlon -Against Senator Staitllcld WclNur Notional, Not Fit-Nt National of Wcls- . , ... or Complainant, Along with many othor paporB In Oregon, and other states which coptod tho uowb story Bont out from Pendleton concerning tho coramonco mont ot an action against Sonator R, N, Stanflold nnd tho R. N. Stan field company, tho Argua of last week najned tho complainant ns tho First National Rank of Wolsor. This wus an error. Tho complainant was tho Wolsor National Rank. In a lottor to tho Argus rocolvod this wcok M. A. Ross, vlco president ot tho First National Rank calls attention to this mistake and de clares. "Wo wish to advlso you that this bank lias not suod Mr. Stanflold for this or an othor amount, and (hat wo havo novor had any dealings with him or aiiy ot his companies." As in nny cubo whero an error lu reporting an event Is mado tho Argus gladly makafl this correction, giving It tho samo proralncnco as tho orlgv Inal statement. HAfli: OF HARNKV SEES IIRKIHT FUTURE FOR INTERIOR SECTION William Hnnloy, president of tho Oregon Stato Chamber ot Commerce was In Ontario last Saturday on his way out to Portland. Mr. Hanloy doclares thqt an tho result of tho ox changQ bill which will permit tho transfer ot timber holdings In tho Malheur forest for similar acroago on tho bordor, that lumborlng will bo ono ot Hornoy'a Industries. Thuy aro expecting n mill at Hums and thut with tho Irrigation dovolopmont ponding proonges prosperity for that section nnd great aid for this region, too. COUNTY OFFICIALS GO TO MEETING AT BAKER Wide Difference In Opinion Con corning Tax Reduction PInim Evident Hear VIowh on lucouio Plan aud Id eational Taxes County Judge E. II. Test, Com missioner Frank M. Vines, and Q. W. Doan; District Attorney Robt. D.Lytlo, County Assessor Andrew Graham, County Clerk Harry Sack ott, W. F. Homan and Lloyd Rlchos woro tho Mainour county citizens and officials present at tho mooting ot tho tax Investigation commission which met at Uakor Monday. Whllo tho delegation enjoyed tho trip thoro woro no definite reaulta according to tho vlowa expressed by some ot thorn. Various cltlzona aud officials woro placod upon tho stand und tholr 'testimony Indicated that thoro Is a wldo dlrruronco In tho valuations placod on various classes ot proporty by tho different county assessors. For example whllo Mai nour -county assessod sheep ono your at 1 9 por head, Wallowa coun ty assessod them at $0 and ovor In tho Wllfamotto Valley some of tho counties assessed them at S4. Tho samo thing Is also true ot all other clasBos ot proporty. To right this situation tho com mittee suggested tho formation ot a tax commission or tho naming ot a tax commissioner with powor to dl roct the county commissioners to as sess all classes ot property tho samo In each county. Anothor sugges tion waa mado that the state asses sor namo the assessors for each county. I. N. Day outlined his proposal for a flat Income fax as opposed to a graduated tax, which was advocated among others by W. F. Homan. Andrew Graham In presenting his Ideas on how taxes might bo re duced urged that In tho institutions of higher dearnlng tuition bo charg ed; which found opposition from Walter M. Plorco ot the commission. At a luncheon given at Dakor I. N, Day declared that the trouble In Oregon la duo to to the fact that tho various candidates for state and countyofflces and for tho loglsla turo run on economy programs ot their own making and then forget them. ilo urged a return to tho convention system with responsible political parties nominating tho candidates. LIBRARY AGAIN OPEN. ROOKS MAY BE RETURNED AT ONCE The public library Is again open nnd thoso -who havo kept books out which are overdue aro urged to bring them In at onco. The demand for books is depleting tho Bhelves and many books being called for are over due, . 1)0(1 WHICH HIT JAPS FOUND TO HE VICTIM OF HA III EH Dr. A. Q. Mooro today ro- calved tho roport from tho stato board of health on tho ox- 4 amlnatlon of tho hoad ot tho dog which on March 7th, bit 4 Jotto Watanabo nnd his Uttlo daughtor and also a Jap who 4 whb visiting at tho Watanabo 4 ranch. Tho roport declared 4 4 that Nogrl bodies wuro found 4 4 In tho dogs brain, proving con- 4 cluslvoly that It was suffering 4 from rabies. Tho dog, n fox- 4 torrlor belonged to tho Jap who 4 was visiting Mr Wntunabo and 4 brought horo from Pocatcllo. 4- So far no othor cobos of rabies 4 havo boon reported horo. 4 TRACT TO BE LET FOR GRAVELING ROAD Highway Commission to Receive bid For Grnvellnit From Malheur Lino to NrlHon Engineer Go to View Route To Jordan Division Engineer, R. 11. Ualdock of tho Highway Commission forco was In Ontario Tuesday and Joft Wednesday with Euglneor J. F. Joyco and his crow to vlow tho now routo solected for tho construction of tho Nyssa-Jordan Valloy markot road. Tho work on this road to bo done this year will go a long wuy to ward tho construction ot a good road nll'thu way from Jordan Valley to tho stato lino opposlto Homcdalo. It Is also planned to Improvo tho grado on tho hill approuch to tho, Owyhee river, aud with tho grading from thoro to Adrian will practically com plete tho rond through tho county. Mr. llaldock also announced that thu bids will bo rocolvod for tho grading and graveling ot tho Old Oregon Trail from tho Mainour lino to Huntington as' well as tho graveling ot the roud from Hunting ton to Nelson, so thut this highway from Ontario to Nelson will bo com pleted during tho summon RROGAN ORCHARD1UT DIIH SUDDENLY IN CALIFORNIA Word was rocolvod horo this wook ot tho death, in California ot L. Q. Willis, ono tho prominent and won known orchardlsts ot tho Jlrogan region. Mr. Willis wont to Cal ifornia last toll to spend thn wlntor. Tho body will bo brought to Portland for lutormout. w. u, Katon oi RroRan wont to Portland to bo preauut at thu funorul sorvlco. In tho death ot Mr. Willis, Malhuur county loses ono ot lis most success ful fruit raisers and progressiva citizens. CARELESNESS OF ONE MAN PUTS PHONES OUT D. D. JokIjii ot Jordan Vulley Thrown JJnea Out of Kilter and CuuNett Hours of Work fur Linemen and Rill for Conipuny How tho carelosucBs, uninten tional ot courso, ot one tolephono usor offects not only tho entlro pub- llo lu somu casos, but causes heavy costs to tho company which in turn must chargo it to operations and thus Indirectly affects tho entlro publlo was told this wook by Gen eral Munagor J. A. Laknosa of the Mainour Home Tolephono Company. One day In February D. D. Job lyn ot Jordan Valley, was using hla tolephono lu his offlco lu Jordan and forgot to hang up tho rocolvor. Soon afterwards ho left tor his rauch several inllos from town. SInco tho service down there Is on ono circuit that recervor ott tho hook broko tho entlro lino and Jor dan Valley was cut off from tho world. Soon tho company know that somothlng was wrong and applied tho Wheatstono brldgo, an instru ment used to locato trouble. This Indicated that tho oreak was soven miles from Jordan Valloy, right on tho top. of tho divide, so a lino man and hla holpor started from Rolse to locato tho troublo. They wont equlppod with snow shoes and after leaving tho stage hiked ovor tho hills wjth these. For miles they walked and found no troublo. After 35 hours thoy reached Jordan Val ley, and there they found Mr. Jos lyn'a phono receiver oft tho hook, put It back on and tho lino waa O. K. Tho trip cost tho company ?C1, or about tho gross return for an entlro month at tho Jordan Valloy ox change. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Paul an nounce the arrival of a baby boy ut their homo last Friday. Mrs. George Schweitzer ot Nyssa spent last week end visiting In Ontario. SPEEDY BOXING BOUTS L Root Show Ever, Is Verdict of Oregon Club Men nnd GucstH Itcforco Only Knock-out Victim Goro nnd Comedy IntcrmlnKlcd Action and lots ot It was arfordod tho Oregon Club mon and tholr guests at tho Btnokor etagod last Tuosday ovoulng. Punchos with powor bohtnd thorn, good amateur fair nnd les than that Intormlnglod with a tow burlosquo acts In tho ring comblnod to mako tho smoker a sldo splitter. It was a scream. Tho only knock-out of tno ovoning was that of Roforoo Pat Qaltaghor, whon ho attempted to break a clinch botwoon Sam Taylor nnd Alox Mc Phorson, tho former took n punch at tho official and mlsjudgod his aim, hit Pat In tho solar ploxus and put him down for tho count, but Pat was up aud performing Boon after- 'ward. Tho crowd howlod. Tho only knock down camo In tho battle botwoon Rob Smith and Jack Taylor whon tho lattor connoctod with Rob's Jaw whon ho was oft bal nnco. No damages was dono how over. Tho hardest struggle ot tho ovon ing was prosontod In tho Tubby Donn Ant Mnddux affray In which Maddux ussayod tho role ot a roal whlto hopo and spilled some goro whon ho con noctod with Tubby'a chook bono and HP. Carl Flold furnlsbod tho mauling championship by fighting two mon In tho samo ring. After his first op ponent Dee Tyler spralnod ono ot his knucklos, Fluids took on Ray Uoyor tor a round ot fast action. Rob Loos nnd Ralph Doroy pro sontod tho most finished performance In tholr throo rounds which tho roforoo awarded to Loos on his show ing In tho oponlng round. Tho last two woro ovon. John TnttorBon aud Young DoNIco openod tho Btnokor with n rattling fast bout In which thoy stood too to too and exchanged punchos In lively fashion. What thoy lackod In sclonco thoy mado up In action. This bout put (ho spectators In good humor for tho ovoning whllo tho burlosquo ovont staged by Clumo and Chambers was a fitting Annlo. Joy ltustau anu Larry Oramso furnlflhod a atow caru In their sparring expedition. They rofusod to bo Jollied Into beating each othor up, though tho crowd wnntod goro all tho way. Attor tho regular show Announcor Jimmy Smith who dropped In from Caldwoll to sco his old club matos, announcod that for a small purse Young Ponso of Pnyotto nnd Young Monco of Ontario would put on n six round oxhlbltlon. A sllvor showor Into tho rlue rosultod In a 114 purso which Pence won on tho decision ot tho Judgos. Attor tho Bhow tho club sorvod ro freshmonts and tho crowd was unanimous In tho decision that tho card waa tho biggest hit ot tho your Othor smokers nro planned for tho future PEDDLER FINED FOR NIM? SECURING CITY MGENSES On Tuosday ono D. M. Hart of Rolse was callod beforo Judgo Stearns, for soiling auto accessories without a license Tho Judgo found tho man down town nnd aBkod to boo hs license which was not lorm- coming. Not only am no nui uuiu a lIcetiBO which ho did, but promised nno. nnd usod somo very lorcoiui language whon rotuBlng. Accord ingly Marshall farmer naaeu mm in nrnrnnd to the City Hall, and got a ltconso which did, but ho promlsod tho Judgo that no wouia auvomsu Ontario, bo that It would bo ayoldod by all travollng mon In tho tuturo. Tho Judgo doos not Boom to bo very nlarmod. HARRY JONES BKLLH RANCH TO ALRERT RUTLER, BR- Harry Jonoa haa sold blB ranch ono half rallo woat of Cairo to Al bort Butler, Sr. Possession ot the proporty will be transferred follow ing a Balo of Mr. Jonos' personal property which will bo nnnounced soon. It la nineteen yoara since Mr, Jonoa socurod possession ot tho farm which was thon practically all raw land.'whlle no'w it Is ono ot tho best ranches In tho valley. Mr. nnd Mrs. Jonos havo no dof Inato plana for tho Iraraodlato, but they expect to tako a trip to tho coast cities for a visit, and will probably mako tholr home In this section whero they havo lived so long. HAY PRICES INCREASING 18 EVIDENCE OF SALES REPORTED With sovon and ono half foot measurement tho basla and $0.00 por ton tho prlco, D. P. Dearborn sold a stack ot hay during tho past weok, which Is tho highest price recorded In this section for some time. Cards wero received this weok an nouncing the birth of a 10 pound boy to Mr. and Mrs. John T. Hughes In Missouri. i. i riBy- V- raii&w'Wa V Vajif?.