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ONTARIO, MALKBUB COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 20,
IN POLITICAL ARENA
0. F. Oxtimn at Last Mlnuto Mini fop
County Commissioner-O. M.
Crandall Enters Contest
. For Itouic.
OPENING OF Hit) FOUR IS
DELAYED 1V COM) WEATHER
0. P. Oxmon of Jaraloson mndo a
last mlnuto nilng for County Com
talsslonor and will not hnvo opposi
tion for tho republican nomination
So far no candldato has Mod for tho
Thn ronl surprlso of tho closing
hours of filing wns tho ontry of C. M.
Crandall ot Vale for a raco against
P. J. Gallagher for representative In
tho House Mr. Crandall Books' tho
republican nomination now nttor
having loft tho party whon Mr. Oat-
laghor dofoatod him In tho primaries
fotrt years ago. and ran as an In
dependent candldato In tho fall and
was again dofoatod by Mr. Gallagher.
Two yoars ago ho was a flguro In
tho thrco cornered fight for tho
republican nomination for senator
which resulted In tho nomination of
Charles W, Kills ot Hums.
KABTEH WEDDING HUHPHI8EH
KniKNDB OF YOUNG COUPLE
Tho opening gamo of tho
Eastorn Oregon Dig Four
Huntington, Ontario, Vale and
Nyssa has boon pos'tponcd until
April 30 whon Vale moots On
tario horo and Huntington
battles Nyesa at Nyssn. Tho
oponlng gamo was dolnycd
owing to tho cold woathor and
tho fact that tho teams had no
opportunly for practice All
tho teams haro bean nt work
during tho past wcok nnd will
bo ready for tho umpires to
yoll, "play bnll" noxt Sunday.
START HADE TOWARD
MAKING OF CITY PARK
Ground Being Prepared for Heeding
1-our Acren Jinny Trees Donat
ed Commercial Club Com
mltteo to Hollclt Fund
Of 9100. '
MANY FARMERS TO GET
FEDERAL FARM L
PIONEER OF IRONSIDE
C. T, LOCEY PASSES
Wns Ono of Malheur Count' Oldest
mi Rest Known Clt Irons Llfo
' On PlnliiM In Iiirly Days
Although It was an ovont oxpoctod
noon, tho mnrrlago on Kastor Sun
day ot Miss Irono Rador, youngest
daughtor of Mr. and Mrs. Prank
Under, to Paul E. Van Potton, old
cat son of Mr. and Mrs. E. tC. Vail
Petten, was a surprise to tho many
frlonds of tho young couplo. Tho
ceremony was performod at tho pnr
sonnge ot tho Church of tho Bleesod
Sacrament at 1:30 by Rov. P. J.
Stack, In tho prosonco ot tho lm
modlato families of tho brldo nnd
groom. Tho brldo and groom then
took tho afternoon train to Portland,
Soattle, Victoria and Vancouver
whoro thoy will spend tholr honey
moon. On tholr return thoy will be
nt horno In thn Otis Thaynr residence
which thoy havo rented for tho sum
mor. As mombora ot two of tho boat
known farolllos In Ontario nnd hav
ing long resided bore, both tho brldo
and groom nro well known. Iloth
graduated from tho Ontnrlo High
School, after which thoy partially
completed their collegiate work, tho
brldo at tho University ot Oregon
whoro sho was a mombor of tho
Delta Qamma .jsorololy, and tho
groom at tho University ot Washing
ton'whoro ho was a mombor ot the
Data fraternity. Slnco leaving collcgo
both havo beon nssoclatod In the
work ot tholr paronts firms.
Cyrus T. Locoy, ngod 87. ono of
ijMalhour county's oldest nnd most
rospoctod cltlzons died at his homo nt
Ironsldo lnt Saturday. His passing
sovorcs ono or tho links which bound
tho prosont gonorntton To tho vory
oarly days of tho soltlemont of this
region, and ondod a llfo which com
bined tho strugglos and romanco ot
tho plonoor days with tho advance
ment ot tho twontloth contury.
Though ho had not travolod thru
tho courity In lato years as ho did
soma yoars ago, Mr. Locoy's namo
was known tho long'th and broadth
ot tho county and was ovorywhoro
respectod. Dosldo his -widow ho
Is survived by two sous, Fred and
Ernest Locoy ot Ironsldo, nnd two
daughters, Mn. Jamm A. Lackoy
of this city nnd Miss Mary Locoy of
Ironsldo. Funeral sorvlcos woro
hold at tho Ironsldo school houso
which .could not hold tho gnthorlng
of frlonds r.d neighbors who enmo
to pay tholr rospects to tho momory
of tho patriarch.
A start has beon tnado toward tho
making of a city park for Ontario on
tho slto at tho north end of Oregon
street whoro tho road turns to Join
tho Old Oregon Trnll.
Socrotnry W. II. Ooollttlo of tho
Commercial club has beon HUpcrln
tending tho start and has hnd men
at work leveling four acres and pro
paring tho ground for tho sowing 'of
grns "Bood. Besides this soma 05
locusts trees havo beon donated to
tho city and Mr. Doollttlo hns
arranged for tho put-chaso of somo
Carolina populnrs to bo planted for
a quick growth nnd oarly shado whllo
tho moro slowly maturing trees at
tain tholr holght.
At tho directors mooting of tho
Commercial club tho board authoriz
ed tho passing of a subscription list
to rnlso $1C0 for further Improve
ments this yoar. It Is tho plan to
nttompt only a p-irtlal Improvement
program each year utttll conditions
Justify a moro elaborate effort.
Locr.l Association Pause on 17 Ap
plications Totaling 9.10.!
Borrower Requested 90,-
87fJ Moro Funds
GETS ACQUAINTED IN COUNTY
J. II. Gwlnii of Pendleton, Ilrollier
of Montlo Gulnn Would Ropro-
went l&istern Oregon In
After months of Inactivity tho
Ontario Fodoral Farm Loan associa
tion Is again actlvo. At a mooting
of tho directors hold Inst Saturday
ovonlng 17 applications for lonns
which hnd boon appraised by Hox
Marguls, appralsor for tho local
association woro favorably actod up
on, but not for tho nmount nsked by
7 ho loans roprosont farms In nil
sections of tho county from Dig
IJond to nbovo Vale. Many of the
loans mado nro on lauds In the
Warmsprlngs district, somo nonr
Ontnrlo nnd many nround Nyssa.
Tho total ot those loans as approvod
by tho directors Is $50,226, Tho
total applied for was $00,876.
Tho board now has many addition
al applications totaling fully -CO.000
moro which Includo n number of ap
plications from tho Ironsldo region.
Ilecontly tho locnl association hns
been notified that Farm Loan bank
fundi, nro nvallablo to that many ap
plications which havo boon ponding
can Li actod upon now.
WOKEN OF OREGON SLOPE
TO HOLD FOOD SALE HERE
EASTER CANTATA PRESENTER
AT CONGREGATIONAL CIIUHCH
Tho Eastor Cantnta, "Thy Ito
doomor Llvoth" under tho direction
of L. L. Culbortson, asslstod by Miss
Helou Dunstono ns planolst wnB glvon
at tho Congregational Church Sunday
ovonlng to nn nudlonco which taxod
tho capacity of tho church. Tho
soloists wore: Mrs. H. L. Potorson,
Miss Viola HuBtcd, Miss Roso Kros
slon nnd Miss Loulso Wood; A. W.
Juast, Jamoa Purcoll nnd Rov. D. D.
Hosldo tho ecrlos of solos prosontod
tho chorus work of tho choir wns
adoquatoly glvon nnd much onjoyod
by tho nudlonco.
THREE TO ONE DEAL
IS AID TO FARMERS
Hundreds of Acres Which Would
Otherwiso Hnvo Been Iillo Will
Ilenr Potatoo Crops Seed
Secured Without Ciuli
COONTY SCHOOLS TO
STRIVE FOR C. C CUP
Commercial Club Authorizes the
Offer of Cup to bo CoiiiK'ted
For nl Field Meet by Tennis
LEGION MEN TO STAGE ma
BOXING ItOUTS MONDAY NIGHT
Mr. and Mrs, O. IT. Graham, wont
to Ilolso last Friday whoro Mrs.
Oraham underwent an oporatlnn
from which sho Is reported to bo
Qapt. Itobort M. Duncan of Uurns
was In Ontario Tuesday on his way
Mr. and Mrs. Otto Dlackaby of
Homedale wore tho guctits of Mr.
nnd" Mrs. J. It. Dlackaby from Fri
day to Monday.
Mrs. Castleman mothor of O. M
Castleman, who has spent the winter
here, left Monday for Wallowa
Wade Sllor ot Enterprise was an
frJitVarlo visitor the first ot the week.
William Jones ot Juntura wns an
Ontario visitor this week.
V. W. Tomllnson of Portland,
Naturalization Examtnter, waa In
Ontario Monday visiting with old
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Fraser aud Dr.
anj( Mrs. It. 0. Payne wont to
Wetaer last Sunday to attend tho
Knights Templar Easter services.
Kn. Ida Payne and daughter Mrs.
Victor Johnson who recently moved
to pntario visited tn Payette Friday.
The Pythian S let era entertained
In Iks Maseata Hall last Wedaeeday
afteraooa and evening with a party
. fptjj tho children, who went to the
hall directly after school hours. A
short program and games were ea
Joyd until 8:30, at whtea time a
fine banquet was served la the ban--quit
hall to the husbands and catld-
Mr. D. A. Peeraaa ef WeJaw
vWted her soh H. I. Feermaa and
famllv last Sunday,
Dr. Dana District Superiateadeat
of United Presbyterian Csmrabfa,
preached the Easter sormoa Sunday
Koralag at the Caawk.
Mitt sllngera ot ability will per
form at tho Ontario Legion amokor
Monday night in tho IJoyer building.
Not only Is tho public Invited, but
any ambitious boxor who would dis
play his wares Is Invited to bn
presont and meet somo worthy op
Jamoa II. Owlnn, candldato for tho
Hopubllcan Nomination for Congress
In tho Second Oregon District was
In Ontario yestordhy. Mr. Qwtnn
Mr. and Mrs. Wyllo Frnkes aro
rocolvlng congratulations on tho
arrlvnl ot a llttlo daughter on Sat
urday morning April 15. Girls aro
almost a novolty In Valley Vlow. tho
number nt sohool being about ono
fourth that ot boys.
Friends of Abble McMurron will
regret to learn that she has had
two nttackB of tho flu and tho last
ono caused partial paralysis of tho
face. Tho doctors think sho will
bo alright aftor a whllo.
Misses Orlffln and Halstead wore
guosts of Mr. and Mrs. A. It. Albee
on a motor trip to PayeUo Sunday
Mies Delia Downs came out from
Ontario Sunday for n short visit
with her paronts.
Iter. Martin preached the Easter
Bormon following tho Sunday school
Special music vas enjqyed.
Mr. and Mrs, Albert Dellslo and
nayb "irvv rinssssssal
.sasasaV A '.ssassaBaBaBaBaBaBaBaBasW'
Woir.en of Bettlement to North of
City Making nn Effort to Hecuro
linds for iv Oomuiuntty
Is ono of tho most wldoly known men
In Eastern Oregon aud has a host of
friends In tho various counties In
this section ot tho State, he Is a
brothor ot Montlo Owlnn ot Dolse
who Is well known In tUU county.
Ho nerved a term as grtnd chan
cellor of the Knights ot Pythias and
rondo such a record ho was cboseu
as ono of tho supremo representa
tives from this stato, the highest
honor In the gift of the order. Mr
Owlnn was chosen for second term
as suprome representative and Is
now tho, supremo master at arms of
tho national organization.
Mr. Owlnn Is a native of Illinois
aud lived in Idaho before coming to
Pendleton 22 years ago. His father
Ontario folks will havo an op
portunity this wook to test tho cul
inary ability of tho women ot Ore
gon Slope whon they sample tho
many vurlotlca ot offorlngs which
aro to bo available at tho cookod
food salo which will take place at
tho Independent Market.
Tho women of that onorgotlo re
gion to tho north ot Ontario on tho
Old Or ego n Trail havo long ontor
tnlnod tho ambitious plan of a com
munity houso and havo boon saving
funds for tho purpose for somo tlmo.
This Is their first visit to Ontario
and thoy aro coming to glvo valuo re
ceived and undoubtedly tho women
ot Ontario will encourago them In
tholr worthy effort especially slnco
tho Orogon Slopo women havo an
established reputation as good
At tho wcokly mooting of tho
directors of tho Commercial club tho
request of County Superintendent,
Efflo M. Crnll that tho club donatu a
eup to bo com pot od tor by tho teams
ot tho country schools ot tho county
nt tho annual field meet, was grant
ed nnd nn appropriation for tho
snmo was mado.
Tho club considered tho proposal
to havo Ontario llstod In tho book ot
views of tho Old Orogon Trnll which
tho road association Is to got out nnd
to havo 5.000 post card vlows mado
was also favorably actod upon.
43JHAY CONTIMTANTH WILL
IUJ AWAHDEI) PHIZES
Essay contosts on hoalth and
hygtono by pupils ot grado schools
In Malheur county 'under ausplcos
of tho W. C. T. U. will bo hold In
tho High School assombly Wednes
day April 25 at 8 o'clock. Tho prlzo
essays will bo road and prlzos award
od. A good musical program will bo
given aud ovorybody especially
school patrons nro Invltod.
Tho arrangements mado by W. J.
Plnnoy of this city with tho M.
Ploway & Sons company ot Chicago
whoroby for overy sack ot sood
potatoes furnlshod by them ranch
ors will dollvor throo sacks ot spuds
in tho fall, has resulted In tho crop
ping of botwoon 800 and 000 acres
of Malheur county farm landB which
porhaps would havo boon tdlo, for
tho ranchers could not borrow money
to buy tho sood, that Is at toast 76
por cent ot tho ranchers who mado
this doal could not havo dono so.
Of this acreage COO Is near On
tario and tho balanca Is near Vale,
with a fow tracts noar Nyssa.
Tho socuring ot this sood, howovor
Is only part ot tho work plannod by
Mr. Plnnoy. Ho has already start
ed an effort to socuro for tho ranch
ors on tho Orogon Eastorn tho samo
consideration from tho rallrond
company In tho mattor ot rates that
tho company gives tho ranchors on
tho Payotto-Emmott branch, tho
llotso branch and tho Nnmpa to Em
tnott branch, that Is main lino ratos.
Tho ratos nt presont tor Cairo to
Hopo aro from 2U to TV, conta
higher than tho main lino rato at
Ontario. Four yoar ago Mr. Plnuoy
socurod for thoso branch lino points
tho samo rato on hay as provallod
from Ontario and thus aldod In mov
ing many carloads ot hay and Is con
fident that ho will bo equally success
ful In this offort.
To Present Iteoltal at Pnetlo
Miss Lillian Deakman ot Payette
n pupil of Mrs. A. Christlnnson will
presont a recital at Payette noxt
Monday evening. Sho will be
asslstod by a number of Ontarlans
and by Miss Gorton of Payette.
Tho&a from Ontario who will assist
In tho program are: Miss Ada Leo,
Miss Oertrude 8kow, Miss Evelyn
Schrum, Miss May McNaught and
Earl Skow. The recital will be held
at tho Methodist Church In Payette.
chlldreu Lucllo and Virgil were wa the first Mothodlst missionary
guests at the DuProe home Bunday. t0 the territory ot Idaho, coming to
that stato In 1871. During his life
Itov. Young and family attended
the Easter Services Sunday at the
school house and afterwards Ylslted
at the G. W. Armstrong home.
Mr. G, W Dean who has been
sick for so long Is well again. Sho
left Monday for Nampa to be gone
a few days.
Mr. John Stonemaa and Miss
Agnes Araldon motored to Welser
Sunday a,nd visited the (McMurren
Mle Velraa Bellsle, spent Easter
with Mrs. E. Caldwell.
The finishing wore Is under way
on the sew sc&ool bouse, tne lur
nace Is Installed, painting finished
and It will be ready for the cold
bratloa May 20.
Mr, and Mrs. Holden Clement and
children were guests at the A, Y,
Burr home Easter Sunday.
A, F Burr recHvod fifty five
sacks of fine potato seed Tuesdayjall
uniform size and shape, and eatlroly
tree from fHeas.
In Idaho Mr. Gwlnn was with a
inorcantllo establishment for 11
years. He also held an Important
position In the Idaho legislature in
1895, being chief clerk- ot tho Mouse
of representatives and Joint clork of
tho house and senate,
Since 1900 Mr. Owlnn has beon n
continuous resident ot Pendleton
save for two years 1905 and 1906,
when he was located at Denver as
the Secretary ot tho National Live
Ben Rutherford went the Sani
tarium at Vale Monday to take a
course of treatments for rheumatism.
Edward Lee Alexander and Miss
Alma Edna Morrison of Ontario
were married Easter Sunday In Pay
ette, the pastor of the llaptist church
of that city officiating. Both are
well knowa la Ontario sad will makol J, D. BJIllagsIoy, Wednesday,
Mrs. J. S. Jones has been Inalo
tho past wook-vIsitliiE her son Thos.
Jones and family.
Tho Girls Club met Tuesday even
ing at tho homo of Mrs. W. J.
Weese. Tho entertainment com
mlttoo: Miss Myrtlo Stewart and
Miss Lota Slsloy entertained the girls
with various fun provoking gam,os
during the evening, whllo the refresh
mont committee presentod a taste
fully prepared and dainty luncheon.
Tho noxt meeting will bo held at the
homo ot Mrs. W. L. Turner, Tuosday
A new bridge club was Inaugurated
this week with a dinner and bridge
at tho home ot Mr. and Mrs. Larue
Dlackaby Tuesday evening. The
charter, members of the new organi
zation are; Messrs. and Mesdamea
Larue Dlackaby, O. M, Castleman,
It. W. Swagler, Lee B. Cockrum and
Fred J. Clemo,
In honor ot Mrs. II. E. Bills, Mrs.
E. M. Grelg entertained last Friday
with seven tables ot bridge.
The Imperial club meets tonight
with Mr, and Mrs. J. A. McFall.
During tho past week the after
noon bridge clubs were entertained
by the following hestess: Monday,
Mrs. D- W, Powers, Tuesday, Mrs.
their heme here.
Miss Lillian Davis ontortalned her
pupils at tho Lowo homo Saturday
attornoon at an Eastor party. Tho
children wore glvon pretty Eastor
baskots Into which thoy gathored
colorod eggs hlddon about tho placo.
Egg rolling and races woro also
participated In aftor which dainty
refreshments of Ico croam and cako
Win. Poutz left Monday for Vale
whore ho sits In tho grnnd jury.
Miss Bessie Whlpplo who is em
ployed at tho Lowo homo, spent tho
weok end at hor homo near Nyssa.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Kygar and
family wero guosts to dinner at tho
Robert Elliot homo Bunday
Tho Community "sing" wns hold
at Pultons Saturday evonlng. Noxt
Saturday evening April 22 It will be
held at the Kllngback homo.
Mrs, F. L. DoBord waa on tho sick
list tho first ot tho week.
Mr, and Mrs. Oeorge Glascock
and family spent Sunday at the
Mrs. LeRoy Dewltt visited Mrs.
T, M. Lowo Monday.
Several auto loads ot plcnlcors
from Nyssa, and Big Bend visited
tho Hot Springs nnd Mitchell Butte,
Fred Snyvely and Lyle Koller woro
down from "up river" calling nt the
Peutz home Monday.
Albert Caperton took a load of
household goods to Dead ' Ox Flat
Monday whore he will move soon.
Mr. and Mrs. Oco Schwolzor and
family visited at the Bradloy home
in Bend Sunday.
Tho water was turned Into tho
Owyhee Ditch the 10th of this month
Will Beam Is the ditch master again
Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Lowo, Mrs.
Charles Schwelzer, Miss Lillian Davis
and Bessie Whipple heard the Whit
man Glee Club sing tn Ontario Wed
nesday. Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Pullen and
family called at the Kerr homo
Jinny Parties for LltUo Folks
Owing to tho bad weather a
numbor of EaBtor picnics which wero
to havo boou onjoyed, woro turned
Into partlos at tho homos. Among
thoso entertaining tho llttlo folks
woro Miss Etta McCrotght, who on
tortalned hor Sunday School class at
hor homo Saturday attornoon; Miss
Ina 8truthors and Mrs. Frank Cnsl-
day ontortalned tholr classos at tho
lator'a homo on Saturday afternoon;
n ml Xf ra Tnn TIaTaA n s Ima (iaihii
I Mill ! tilt WUI' UV UV UU UUI1IU
Saturday afternoon; on Sunday aftor
noon llttln Mlsa Ijiurn flrntre irnvn
n party for a numbor ot her llttlo
frlonds and on Monday attornoon
Mrs, Irwin Troxoll and Mrs. A. M.
Lackoy outortalncd Mrs. Troxoll's
"Beglnnors Claim" at Mrs. Lackey's
ho'mo, thoro bolng 27 llttlo tots
The W. O. T. U, will moet at the
home ot Mrs. C. E. Socoy Tuesday
April 52. There will be cars at Mc
Dowell's Furniture storo at 2:16 to
take tho mombers home.
Mr. Clinton ot LaGrando, mana
gor ot tho Coucroto Plpo Co. ot that
city was In Ontario Tuesday on
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Mllllkln who
left horo a year ago for Wolf Crook
roturnod to Ontario Tuesday even
ing to again muko this city tholr
Mr. Sonsonlg ot Boise, president
of tho Bolso Ico & Cold Storago
company was an Ontario visitor
J. R, Blackaby of this city who Is
one of tho directors ot tho Wostern
Wool warehouse of Portland was
callod to tho metropolis on business
last Friday and roturned to Ontario
Earl Blackaby went to Portland
on Monday to attond tho convention
of ono of tho Insurance companies
ho represents in this territory,
Mr. and Mrs. D. W, Powers woro
weok end visitors in Boise Friday'
and Saturday, Whllo there they
attended tho functions In connection
with tho Scottish Rlto reunion.
The ladies Oulld of the Episcopal
Church will meet with Mrs. Hen
rietta Payne on Thursday afternoon
Tho ladles of the Altar Society
will hold tholr annual May Day
Silver Tea at the home of Mrs. P, J.
Gallagher on May Oth.
The Young Peoplo of tho Presby
terlan Church aro preparing to hold
a May Basket Salo Saturday May
29 th. Tho place for holding it will
bo announced later.
Miss Paullpe Bears ot Vale came
to Ontario last Wednesday and with
hor sister Miss Harriet Bears of On
tario, went to Bolso to attend tho
Bolso Valley" Osteopathic Conven
tion held in that city Thursday.
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