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T5DD ONTARIO ARQUS, ONTABIO, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 1922
"WHEN you buy eggs
' you judge their value by
freshness and the "dozen."
When you buy silk you figure
its worth by feel beauty
ahd the "yard."
But how do you arrive at
the value of baking powder?
You can't tell by appear
ances by weight Dulk
doesn't mean quality.
There's only one way and
that is an oven test
proves itself the best.
sHHlllllllH a Wt
"best by test"
It is the most economical of
all lcavcncrs. Its price is
moderate you save when
you buy it
It lias more than tlio ordin
ary leavening strength you u&o
less and save when you uso it
It never fails. There is no
loss of baking ingredient.
So. don't guess at Daklng Powder
vaiuo any longer. Measure It by re
sult. Pound can of Calumet contains full
10 ox. Somo baklngpowdcrscome In
12ot.lnstcn'lof IQoz.cans. Uoauro
you get n pound wh7n you want It.
4 cups flour, 4
Powder, 1 tea
apoon salt, 3
cups milk. Then
mix In regular
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under this plan. Excellent wafer, climate,
transportation facilities, etc. Good markets.
Writo now for full particulars.
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NOTICE OF THE INTENTION OF
THE COMMON COUNCIL TO IM-
frovh a ronrioN on1 ouicoon
street in the city of on
taiuo, malheur cxjuntv ore
Notleo is koroby given, that at tho
adjourned regular mooting of tho
Common Council of tho City of On
tario, Oregon, hold on tho 20th day
of March 1922, tho following Hesolu
tlon was adopted by tho said Com
"UB IT RESOLVED: That tho
Common Council of tho City of On
tario, Mainour County, Oregon, do
to rm In oa It oxpodlout and proposos
to improvo tho following stroot in
suld City, to-wlt: Oregon stroot from
tho end of tho paving at tho North
Bldo of Its lutdrsoctlou with Illinois
Avonuo northward to whoro said
Oregon Street Intersects tho ulldy on
tho North sldo of Dlocks Four and
FIvo in Itlvorsldo Addition to tho
buIiI City of Ontario; that said stroot
bo Improved In tho following mannor
1. Uy grading tho Btreot to tho
2. Uy covorlng tho Burfaco thuro
ot with grnvol, for width of 10 foot,
mid n depth of flvo Inches.
3. Uy laying sower plpos whore
nocossury; by laying concroto hoad
ora whoro nccossary.
4. Uy constructing stroot monu
m out 8 whoro nocossary.
C. Uy constructing street drain
age whoro nocossary.
0, Uy Constructing concrete cul
verts whoro nocossary.
Bald lmprovomonts shall bo made
In accordanco with, tho Charter and
Ordnnuccs of tho City of Ontario,
Orocon, and in accordanco with tho
grado, plans, specifications and esti
mates of tho city Englnoor horoator
to bo filed In tho office of tho City
llocordor ot said city.
Tho cost of said Improvomont
shall bo assossod upon tho property
especially uonontod uy said improvo
mont as. Drovldod br tho Charter of
said city, oxoopt that tho city shall
pay for tho cost ot nil stroot inter
And bo it f UTtbor rcsolvad that tho
Common Couucll ot said City shall
procuro a competent englnoor to
mako tho estimates, plans and
specifications, for said improvomont,
and'tllo tho samo in tho offlco of tho
llocordor ot said olty within ton (10)
days from tho adoption ot this
And bo it further IlESOLVED,
that tho said City llocordor ot tho
City of Ontario) bo and horoby Is,
dlroctod to glvo notleo of said pro
posed Improvomont, as provldod by
tho Chartor ot said Olty." .
Tho ostlmato at tho City Englnoor
for tho proposod dotallod cost of said
improvomont to bo fllod with tho City
llocordor at his offlco in tho City
Notleo Is horobr given to all tax
payers ot tho City ot Qntarlo and
partlos In Intorost that objections
to nnd remonstrances against said
proposod Improvomont may bo fllod
In writing with tno sulci uuy uocoru
or nt any tlmo within twonty days
from tho dato ot tho first publica
tion of thts notleo In tho Ontario
Argus, which is tho 23 day ot March
1022, and that thereafter tho Com
mon Council of said City will hear
hall such objections and romon-
strancos, if any tboro bo, at a moot
ing thoroof, to bo hold In tho Council
Room, at tho City Hall, in said City,
on tho 17th day ot April, 1022, bo
ginning at tho hour ot 7:30 o'clock
p. m. pn said day.
IJV OUDEIt OF THE COMMON
COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ON
CIJIY M. BTEAIINB,
(SEAL) City Recorder
Dato ot first publication March
Dato of last publication April 0th,
STORY OFTHfe FAMOUS
OLD OREGON TRAIL
A Narrative of the Wilson Price Hunt Expedition
in 1811-12 and the "Great Migration" Into
Oregon Country, in 1852-3
By Walter E. Meachen, Pres. of Old Oregon Trail Assoc.
IlcaderB of tho Argus will'
wo belluvu, bo Interested In tho
history ot tho Old Oregon
Trail, ono of tho famous roadB
ot history which Is preserved
In history by tho uamo given
Oregon's great traus-stutu high
way which Btarts hero at On
tario. Tho history which wilt
bo presented In a serial lu tho
Argus, waB written by Walter
E. Muuchum, prcslduut of tho
Old Oregon Trail association
In an oarly lssua wo -will pro
s'jut, too, sections ot tho dairy
ot James U. -Southwortb, ono of
tho emigrants lu tho groat mi
gration lu 1SG3. This dairy
shows that thu party crossed
tho Malholir near Ontario On
their way to Uurnt rlvur.-Edl-tor.
Hides, Wool &
California Avonuo' between
Catholic Church & Hospital
ONTARIO - OREGON
Tho history of tho Old Oregon
Trail Ib ono full of mystery, ' ro
mance, hardship, faith and ondur-
Why so many pooplo left comfort
abto homes to plungo Into tho wll
dornoss known us tho "Groat Amor
lean Desert" full ot hardships and
perils, no ono can toll.
Tho history ot tho world doos not
record a parallel casu ot so many
peoplo traveling bo great n dlstancu
as did tho plonoors ot 1852-3 over
tho Old Oregon Trail.
A part of tho trail was traversed
by Lewis and Clark in 1805. Then
camo tho Hunt oxpodltlon in 1811-12
Ton yodrs later a party of trappers
found and crossed tho South Pass.
Thou lu 1833 Nathaniel J, Wyuth
built Fort Hull near tho present
slto ot Pocatollo, Ida., near tho
Junction ot tho Port Nuuft and
Snako rlvors. For ton years Fort
Hall was tho oxtromo outpost nud
ho wagon had over ventured boyond
that point. Finally In 1843 a thous
and mon, women and children
blazed tho trail clear through to tho
Wlllametto Valley and domoltstrnt
od that wagons could mako tho Jour
KyT ' In 1840-7, tho Mormons made
(heir colebratud pllgrlmago to tho
Groat Bait Lake. In 1840 camo tho
groat gold rush to California. Dut
tho greatest ot all, tho migration
that has gouo down In history as
tho greatest-movement of pooplo to
a common destination, cumo In IBM
when throe hundred thousand mon,
woman and children travorsod tho
loncth of tho Trail from Couucll
Uluffs, Iowa, through to tho Wllla
motto Valloy, Oregon.
Tho pathway of this groat army
ot homesuokora Is marked with tho
graves ot thoso who fell on tho way,
victims of cholora and fatlguo. It Is
conservatively ostlmatod that 0,000
nf thorn norlshod In ono year. Tho
wagons strotchod for mllos, making
CONDENSED IIEFOIIT OF
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
OF ONTARIO, OREGON
As Made to the Comptroller of Currency at the Close of Business March 10th, 1922
RESOURCES , '
Loans and Discounts .$398,638,34
Overdrafts .,.. . .... 61,79
Bonds and Warrants... 37,015.64 -Uanklng
Housa and Fix
tures ............-.. 39,118,86
Other Real Estate .......... 18,160.18
Capital .?m.wa :..-.! 60,000.00
Surplus and Profits ........ '63,729,48
Circulation ...................... 12,600,00
. - NONE
THE OLD RELIABLE"
OASH BESERVlf OVER 30
NO MONEY BORROWED
a trail ono hundred feet wlao in
places and ten feet (loop, tho soil
ground out by tho Iron tiros of tho
wagons nnd tho myriad foot ot tho
cattlo and blown away by tho winds
of tho desort.
Tho dust was dcop and Btlfltng,
tho hardships woro almost unondur-
ablo but patlonco, faith and preso
vornnco won nnd tho groat North
west was populated. It is well thut
wo pauso a moment and moditato
upon tho results ot this pllgrlmago
and do honor to thoso who sufforod
and made history for our united
Rintes. A nation which does nor
presorvo Us history nnd honor tho
momory of thoso who did gjrent
deeds and hclpod to presorvo 'the
life of that nation, soon perishes
from the earth.
It Is well for us as Americans
nnd a thinking peoplo, to prosorvo
tho history of this greaj migration
nnd sotttoment of a wlldorness, by
properly marking nnd permanently
establishing tho namo ot the Old
Oregon Trail which has attached to
it tho greatest history and senti
ment of any road In history.
Tho fur Industry of tho North
was ono of tho chlof commercial
pursuits of tho United Stntos and
Canada In tho early history of this
country. Tho Hudson Hay Company
was onp of tho largest and richest
fur trading companies on tho con
tinent. In 1787 tho Northwest Company
was formed and grow vory rich nnd
powerful. Lator on camo the Mack
inaw company which also grew nnd
pro'spored. The operations ot these
companies took In a wide scope of
country extending far west Into
American territory, Tho United
States government attempted to
trade with the Indians and attend to
supplying thorn all that tboy needed
but could not compete with tho ac
tivity and shrewdness of tho pri
vate companies which woro not
bound with government rod tape.
John Jacob Astor, an ndoptcd citi
zen of this country, engaged lu tho
fur business on a small scalo and
grudually built up u largo nud pro
In 1800 ho formed tho American
Fur Company with n capital Block
of a million dollars, and bought out
tho Mackinaw Company aud formed
tho Southwest Company. Tho North
west coast of Amorlca -bocamo a
great fur gathering section aud
among the ships which traded along
this coast wns tho Columbia, lu com
mand ot Captain Gray.
In 1702 Captain Qrny discovered
tho Columbia rlvor, named aftor his
ship. Thou in 1806 Lowls nud Clark
travorsod tho continent roachod tho
headwaters 6f tho Columbia and
sallod down to tho mouth ot thu
rlvor. Mr. Astor concoived tho Idea
ot establishing a groat trading post
nt tho mouth of tho rlvor and tap nil
ot tho fur bearing country ot thu
His Idea was to establish a lino ot
trading posts from tho Missouri to
thu Columbia and havo China as tho
groat mart for tho furs obtained. Ho
Intorcstod with him Aloxandor
McKay' Duncan McDougal, Donnl
McKonzIo nnd Wilson Prlco Hunt.
Juno 23, 1810, tho Pacific Fur Com
pany was formed wtfh tho above
named mon as partners of Mr. As
Two oxpodltlons woro dovlsod aud
set out on foot, ono by sea and on a
by land to reach tho mouth ot tho
Columbia and establish a trading
post. Tho ship Tonqulu, undor
command -of Captain Jonathan
Thorn, "was fitted out for tho sea
voyage and tho land oxpodltlon was
placed undor tho command ot Mr.
Mr. Hunt proceodod to St. Louis,
which was thou tho outpost ot civil
ization, to fit himself out with n
company to uudertako tho toilsome
and perilous trip ovurland through
a snvago and unknown country.
Ilu was greatly harassod in his
undertaking by tho Missouri Fur
Company which did not rollsh tho
thought ot a rival compauy coming
Into tho Hold.
Dut by porsovorlng, Mr, Huut
finally gathered together a company
ot boatmen aud hunters with which
to mako tho Journey.
Included lu his company woro
such mou as Donald McKonzle, Jos
eph Miller, Robert McLollan, John
Day, Ramsay Crooks, Plorro Dorion,
lntorporator, John Dradbury, scien
tist, Mr. Nutull, scientist and John
Iu Octobor, 1810, tho party loft
St. Louis and proceeded up tho Mis
souri rlvor In boats, whoro a intor
camp was made. ,
Early In tho spring ot 1811, tho
start was mado from Nodawa, thoro
being tw only-six In tho party. On
tho trip up tho rlvor great flocks
of pigeons woro encountered which
at times blackened the sky, their
numbers woro so groat.
Frequent desertions woro made In
tho ranks of tho little compauy but
recruits woro also received as thoy
wont along so that tho party was
enlarged rather than diminished.
Various tribes of Indians woro on
countered on tho Jouruoy up tho
rlvor. Tho Omabas woro vory friend
ly and traded with tho party for
such things as both desired.
Uonjamln Joues and Aloxandor
Curson, two great hunters, woro met
aud induced to turn back and go
with the party, bolug a wolcomo ad
dition to tho littlo band.
Tho Poncas was tho noxt trlbo
met with and friendly Intercourse
established with L.
Tho party was next rolnforced
by tbreo Kentucky hunters who wore
on their way homo, but could not re
sist the temptation to again defy
tho wlldorness and Join such an expedition.
These mon wero Edward Robin
son, John Houack and Jacob Itlz
nor, Robinson had been scalpod
and woro a bandkerchier around his
head In lieu ot hair. Tho Sioux In
dians woro next encounterod but no
act of violonco was received at their
hands though tho company feared
meeting them on account of tholr
warlike disposition. Great herds xf
buffalo, elk and deer woro seen and
tho company did not lack for fituh
(Contlnuod noxt wcok)
Office at residence, one
block west and two north
of Moore hotel,
IVAN E. OAKES
Irrigation &Drainagc work
Office City Hall, Ontario, Ore.
!. J. C. IIAUTLET
PHY8ICIAN & 8UnQEON
Offlco In Wilson Uldg,
Ovor Post Offlco
DR. R. A. MOON
y Splno & Ncrvd Specialists
DKS WEESE & FOHTNER
9 to 12 and 2 to 6.
Office over First National Dank.
Telepbono No. 33 J. Ontario, Oro.
DR. A. R. ROBERTS
llotwcon Ontario Plinrlnncy nnd
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Wilson Uldg., Over Under
DH. C. M. TVLKIt
Office In Wilson Dldg.
Offlco Hours 9 a. in. to 4 p.
Phono 117 for Appointments.
4- Offlco at Dig 4 Illlllard Hall
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN THE COUNTY COUNT OF THE
STATE OF OnEOON FOR
IN THE MATTEH OF THE ESTATE
OF JOHN A. MOnTON, DECEAS-
Notleo Is heroby givon by Rosa D.
Morton, Administratrix of tho estate
of John A. Morton, doceased, to tho
creditors ot and all persons having
claims against said estate, to present
such claims with tho nocessaray
vouchers according to law, within six
months after tho first publication or
thU notleo, to tho said Rosa D.
Morton at Ontario, Oregon, or to the
law offlco ot Urooko & Oallagher at
Tho first notice heroot is published
this twenty-third day ot March,
ROSA D. MORTON,
Administratrix of tho Estato of
John A. Morton, deceased.
Last publication April 20, 1922,
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