MALHEUR COUNTY FAIR, ONTARIO, OREGON, SEPT. 20, 21 AND 22, 1922-FUN 3 DAYS-1000 WAYS & (jhtfari &&kp'--& w i megm VOL. XXVI STAGE ALL SET FOR U Barbecue on Opening Day Prepared For 3,000 Iinigest List of Pre 1 inlums Great Program of Sports all Arranged When the gates of the Thirteenth Annual Malheur County Fair open at 8 o'clock on the morning of next Wednesday, September 20, the public will view the most complete exhibits ever offered in this section. The premium offerings aggregate $3,000. The program of races and sports is the most extensive ever,, offered at the Fair. The total offerings in .prizes nmLpurses amount to $5,000. Parade anil Barbecue The festivities will commence with a gorgeous parade, through the city including three bands and many novel, features, at 11 o'clock prompt ly on the first day. The parade, which will be miles in length, will lead to the Fair grounds where a free barbecue will be served from 12 to 1:30. This will be a regular meal, and plenty of it. The follow ing items will be on the menu: bread, barbecued beef, boiled beans, potato salad, pickles, doughnuts and coffee with cream and sugar. Pre parations re being made to serve three-thousand people. The latch string is out, and everybody is in vited to partake of this meal. C. C. Mueller of Vale. has charge of this feature. Races and Soprts The race program in front of the 'grand stand will open at 1:45 p. m. The dally pogram will Include run ning races, Roman races,, auto races, motorcycle races, wild horse races, relay aces and boys relay races. In addition to this there will be a con tinuous performance of horae shoe pitching, nail drlvjiigjcantest, clowns etc. Plenty of Musi During the races a continuous rogram of music has been perpared. The numbers have been divided be tween the Ontalo High School band and the" Sage Brush Chorus of sixty voices. The Sage Brush Chorus is a new feature added to the Fair this year and is sure -to be a thriller. This chorus has has been practicing ,for some time and like the Sage "Brush quartette which, has been pro nounced a huge, success, promises to keep the crowd In a continuous mood of Jollification. Boys and Girls Club Day The last day of the Fair has been officially designed as Boys and Girls club day and school chlldens day. On this day all grade school children will be admitted to the grounds free. Balloon Ascension Daily at 2 p. m. in front of the grand stand will take place the largest stunts in the art of, balloon ascensions and paachute drops. - Baby Show on Second Day From 9:30 a. m. to 12 o'clock on the second day the baby show will be held in the Masonic Hall. En tries from Ontario will not be ac cepted after 10 o'clock so as to allow the last two hours of the show for the people coming from the country and surrounding towns. Babies not less than six months and more than three years old will be accepted in this contest. Twelve prizes con sisting of merchandise donated by tre Ontatrlo merchants and ranging lIn value from $2.00 to $5.00 will be awarded. The following points will be considered In the Judging: age weight, skin, throat and glands, teeth and body symmetry. GIRLS' CLUB ELECTS ITS OFFIERS AT FIRST MEETING Election of officers of tho Girls' club was held last Tuesday night at the homo of Mrs. E. M. Grelg. The results were as follews: Ada Lee, president; Ruth Lackey, vice president; Blanche McDonald, Secretary; Mae Piatt, treasurer. ' The club was entertained in many homes during the past year. This is one of the most delightful features of this club, and one which was ' greatly enjoyed by tho girls; many of whom are strangers were. All who wish to give their home to "the club for one evening this year, are requested to telephone Mrs S. D. Dorman or Mrs. W. L. Turner as soon as possible, and the date will be arranged later. Th .lnh will meet at Mrs. Joe BjiSJlrtlTSr the next meeting. ONTARIO, MALHEUR COUNTY, OREGON, STOKES "WILL CLOSE DURING FAIR TO DOOST BIG SHOW Ontario merchants are unit ing to make tho Fair this year the biggest event ever held here. So that they may all be in the parade on the opening day and be on time for the barbecue, the stores will close on Wednes day at 11 a. m. sharp. On Thursday and Friday the stores will close at 12:30 p. m. On all the three days of the Fair the stores will re-opon for business at 4:30 p. m. and re main open until 6 o'clock. Housewives are urged to co operate with tho merchants in boosting tho Fair by ordering their supplies early on each Fair day, or better still, by laying in their supplies as much as possi ble early in th.e week. This will help. HIGH SCHOOL TEAM WILL PLAY THREE HOME GAMES Schedule Makers List Caldwell, Nnmpii'nnd-Weiser Institute for "Xocal Games Baker May Coino Also Coach O. I. Paulson and Professor L. L. Culbertson who Is, In charge of the back field candidates for the high school foot ball team have arranged for the schodule for the season. The list gives Ontario three home games in the Idaho league, the last three games of the season. The first three of four games will be away from home, starting with Fruit land on September 30, The other games are: Payette at Payette October 6; Boise at Boise October 13; Weisor at Welser, Oct ober 20; Nampa at Ontario Obtober 27; Intermountain Institute at On tario November 3; November 10, open; Caldwell at Ontario, Novemb er 17, and negotiations are being conducted for a game with Baker here on November 24. Many Candidates Out The coaches have plenty of can didates out for places and the men who makes the squad will have to fight for their places. However there is a dearth of experienced material, but enough around which to .build a creditable team. Many additional candidates are expected to enter school within the next two weeks, especilly after tho fair and a strong lino la oYnortnri tr, riiiH 'with f hoir . additions. In the back field there is a host of candidates, three of whom won letters last year, including Shay, Thayer and Kanyd; while for lino the veterans Include Wiseman and Luehrs and possible Montle Dunton and Guy Secoy; others likely can didates are Kester Seaweard, John Tattorson, Earl Skow, Kershner and Owen Turner. For ends there are Van Petten, Fred Baker, Delbert Scott and one or two others, while Cecil Reed will battle for a placo at halt and Fred Morton Is a candidate for quarter. The boys have been out now for a week and are devoting their eutlro tlmo to rudiments of the game, fall ing on tho ball, punting and element ary foot ball all round. No places nave ueeu ussigiiuu any ui uiu wuu and everyone will have to hustle for a place. Second Team to Play Since there are moro than enough man for two full teams and desiring to give all the boys a chance for tho tun of playing in regular games, a schedule has been arranged for thei second team and games have already been scheduled with Nyssa and Fruitland and othes will be listed later so that the second string men will gain experience for the regularn next season. VISITING TRAVELING MAN SAYS BUSINESS PICKING UP Despite adverse conditions In some sections, Thomas J. Graves, repre sentative -of the Beaver State Furn iture Manufacturing company, was In Ontario Tuesday calling on the trade. Mr. Graves travels over Ore gon Tind Washington and report's business Improving generally, tho in spots it is still slow duo to local conditions. Miss Ione Luehrs leaves Friday or Saturday of this Week to resume her studies in thhoo, of commerce at I0' A c' HEARING ON OWYHEE ADJUDICATION STARTS State Water Superintendent George T. Cochran Begins Hearings on Claims; Contest Over Owjlieo Ditch Priorities. George T. Cochran of LaGrande, state water superintendent arrived in the county oh Monday and on Tuesday at Vale' began hearings on the filings of water on tho Owyhee river. On Wednesday the hearing was continued hero and today the superintendent and the attorneys in terested left for Jordan Valley where on Friday the hearings will be con tinued. One of tho features of the hearing which has developed is the contest started by W. L. Gibson and others who are getting water from tho Owyhee Ditch, who are acting on the theory that tho owners of stock In their company who did not uso water on their land,, though they owned stock, shall not be treated as other stockholders, but on the samo basis as though they had just taken their water directly from the stream itself. The officers of the Owyhee Ditch company on tho other hand contend that in the building of tho ditch and tho diversion of water or iginally that diversion covered a right for all the land served by the company's canal system. HIGH SCHOOL CADETS DEDICATE FLAG POLE Sergeant Abcndroth Tells Gathering Of Proper Respect for Flag Retreat Will bo Observed Weekly on Thursdays at. 30. With the oadet company of the Ontario R. 0.T. C. drawn up in battalion formation on tho right of tho new flag polo and tho young women of the high school on tho loft Sergeant W. H. Abendroth, and tho officers of the cadet corps today dedicated the new flag staff and held tho first retre.at of the company as colors were lowered. In connection with tho dedication Sergeant Abendroth gave a short talk on etiquette to tho flag repre- senung mo regulations wuicii are the official government orders and laws concerning its uso on various occasions. George K. Aiken was tho only other speaker and ho took for his subject, "Americanism," briefly sum marizing what this now much used term means, and tho duties of citi zenship it lmposses. Every Thursday afternoon at 3:30 hcroaftor, during the school year, tho impressive ceremony of "re treat" will bo held by the cadet corp, and to this the public is in vited. Sergeant Abendroth has taken ordors for $750 worth ,of uniforms and it is hoped that by Fair timo those will have arrived and tho en tire battalion will bo ready for in spection in full uniform some day ( durnj, tue fa,r REV. HENRY YOUNG GOES TO JOSEPH FROM LOCAL CHARGE jv. A. W. JnnicsT" Formerly of Glcnns Ferry Comes to Local Church: Rev. W. J. Lus- coiubo Transfcred to Jer- omo Church Rev. nnd Mrs. Henry Young and Mrs. Frank Draper, Mrs. Bernard Benson and Miss Lillian Doty who weo delegates from the local Method ist Episcopal church to the annual conference at Caldwell last week returned home Monday reporting a most enjoyable session. In the assignment of pastors by Superintendent Ewlng, Rev Young who has finished an active year in the local church was given tho church at Joseph, Oregon, the third largest in tho portion of the district. Rev. A. W, .James who for the past year has been pastor of the church at Glenns Ferry, Idaho will como to Ontario to succeed Rev. Young, while Rev. W. J. Luscombe, who was hero for several years has been sent from Wendell, Idaho to Jerome. THURSDAY, SEPT. 14, 1922 ELECTSDICANHEADOF Dinner Furnished by Vale Folk En- joycdjPnpers Recall Old Timers Meeting Lust AVeck De clared Most Successful of Scries James Duncan . of Nyssa was elected president of the Malheur County Pioneer's association at Vale last week at tho business session. which followed the interesting pro gram and the big dinner which was furnished by tho citizens of (Vale. The dinner was as is always tho case, most successful Indeed, and was the BUbJect of many complimentary tri butes by the guests. In the afternoon Judge G. L. King of this city presided at tho mooting, and Mrs. Nellie Jacobs, secretary of tho association, read communica tions from a number of old timers, including one from W. J. Cuddy, an editorial writer on the Oregonlan now, but for years tho editor of The Argus. B. L. Mlllikm, the poet laureatte of the association sent forward from his Walla Walla home, i ins annual poem or praise tor tno old timers and like Mr. Cuddy's letter It was highly praised. Nearly one hundred Ontarlans attended all or part of the day's festivities and the Sage Brush quartette of this city added a few musical numbers to the program. JUDGE DUBY IRE ON " TRIP OF APPRAISAL Former Baker County Judge Now With Orcgon-Wiislilngtoii Joint Stock Land Bank Declares Tills Section Equal to . Oregon's Best. Judge William Duby, formerly county Judge of Baker county was In Ontario several days last week and tho first of this, while inspecting ranch properties hero for tho Oregon-Washington Joint Stock Land Bank for which ho is appraiser In this territory. Although In a general way famil iar with nil this section Mr. Duby expressed himself ns astonished at what a closer Inspection had rovoai ed. "There is no part of Oregon which surpasses the Snako, Malheur and Willow river valleys," said the Judge. "While many portions equal It in tho production of given crops, none can point to tho variety and quality which can bo grown here. Whon the ranchers go Into the dalry lg and thus make a market them selves for their alfalfa and corn and other field crops this will bo certainly tho most stable and prosperous soc tlon of Oregon, that Is what I am going to tell tho men I represent," said tho Judge. BOOTLEGGER TALKS HIMSELF OUT OF JAIL AND STEAM OAR A. E. Richards who gave his ad- dross as Everett Washington land who was convicted of having gallons of moonshine in his now Maxwell car In tho city park, talked himself out of Jail last wook. Richards told Doputy Sheriff, Phil Schnur that if ho could get out ho would sccuro the monoy to pay his fine from friends In Idaho. Phil fell for the con talk, and let Richards go. Richards camo to Ontario, hung around a while and some tlmo dur ing tho night returned to Vale whoro ho broke Into tho garago where the car was attached, stolo it and do parlod for distant scenes. The fel lows are now kidding Phil a bit, and tho offices aro vainly trying to lo cate Richards and tho gas buggy. BABY DAUGHTER PASSES AWAY While asleep at the homo of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John J. Mc Greagor, Lctha, their eight months old daughter passed quietly away Sunday Soptembor 3. The llttlo baby had been ill for several months but her death was not expected and her parents were badly stricken by tho sudden ending of her illness. Funeral services wero held tho following Monday. Rev. Charles II. Blom of the Baptist church off Iclatlng. In torment was mado at the Ontario cemetery. SPARE ROOMS TOR VISITORS AT FAIR ARE WANTED Every Indication is given that On tario will entertain tho biggest crowd in its history next wook during the fair. This moans that tho hotels will not bo able to care for all tho crowd and It will bo necessary for some of tho citizens who have sparo bedrooms to co-operate with the hotels in caring for tho guests. Already many homes have beon list ed and assurance Is given that a comfortablo bod will bo available for all who come to town. In order to systematize tho handling of the crowd tho fair committeo urges that all those who have vacant rooms, tolephono the number they can sparo to the Moore Hotel, whoro n list will bo kept. Call phone No. 1 If you haxo such a room and kindly "Do It Now," is the roquest o'f tho Fair management. ARISTOCRATIC JERSEYS TO BE SHOWN BY FORTNER HERD Mood of Jersey Ilieeds Grent Lend ers Mows in Pedigreed Stock AVhicli will bo Shown at County Fair by On tario Breeder. After an nbsonco of several years, blue blooded dairy stock will take Its place In tho stalls at tho county fair, and file winners of tho many dairy show prizes, especially in the Jorsoy division will be worthy nn lmals for the competition which ono Ontario herd will furnish, guarantees that. Few peoplo In this section realize tho quality of Jorsoy stock which Dr. E, S. Fortnor and his hord super intendent, Roger Atherton, havo been developing during tho past fow years, but It Is true that Just north of tho city at tho edge of Rlversldo Records aro being mudo In milk pro duction which, with tho breod-llne backing which tho animals havo, prosages great things. Thoro on tho Fortnor ranch Is somo of tho vory aristocrats of Jorseydom, sons and daughters or near rolntlves of ani mals known the world over, whero ovor dairy breodors forgathor. In tho hord thore nro now 20 hoad, all pure bred registered ani mals. Seven of theso nro being milked, five on official tost and two are already ontorod In tho register of merit AAA and ono to tho regist er with tho ratine AA. Tho hord Is hoaded by a Stirling bull, Oneida Glow Roamor, sired by Pogls Oneida's Chief, dam Sultan's Mary Rosa and with tho proud record of nothing but sliver nnd gold modal animals In his pedigreed two gener ations back. Oneida alow Roamor Is a first cousin to tho sire of tho three world's rocord cows, nnd a known nephow of Vivo La Faanco, tho world's rocord cow of nny brood. Tho first daughtors of this bull will como fresh this fall with wonderful prospects. His first sister has Just finlshod nor throe year old test and won a silver modal with 5C5 pounds of buttor fat and a milk test of seven per cent. Tho other bull of the herd Is Lulu Wllda's Lad. . His first calf will bo dropped this fall. Ho Is tho hajf brother and only grandson of Lulu Alphea of Ash-burn, world rocord cow 800.3 pounds of buttor fat start ing tost nt ono year nnd 10 months. Her record was recently broken by her first cousin which scored 829. His mother nnd two sisters havo recently complotcd their records at an avorngo of two years and two raonthB, whon "they droppod their first calves and the thrco nvornged C30.C4 pounds, establishing a world's rocord for throo sisters of this ago for Jorsoys or any othor brood. Heifers Making Records Two heifers that aro finishing their tests nro, lino brood from Chief Engineer, tho sire of aolden Glow'u Chief, Tho foundor of tho blood lino tho famous W. M. Ladd herd. Those heifers aro making 305.07 nnd 387.05 In 30G days, rcsportfully nt two years of agp. Two other holfors also two year-olds mado 3GC.CC and 395. CD or an avorngo production for tho four of 373.40 or Just 32 less than tho amount roqulred to havo ontltlod each of them to sliver modals. Tho records woro mndo despite tho fact that since Juno 1st thoy havo beon fod nothing but alfalfa hay. Had they been fed corn ensilage as well as alfalfa It is believed that all would havo secured 410 pounds and Uiub boon recorded as silver modal cows. No. 42 CARS AND MARKETING' UPPER MOST PROBLEMS Ranchers Havo Many Problems to Fnco Prico Called Home by Wire's Death Car Short ago Relieved Slightly Shortago of cars and tho market conditions for various crops are the uppermost problems In tho minds of Malheur county ranchers theso days. Tho prune ranchers secured somo reslef whon tho Shot Lino distribut ed a number of rofrlgerators to all points on Tuesday nnd Wednesday. The prlco for prunes strengthened soinowhnt and choorod them a bit; some sales wore mndo at 45 conts per suit caso nnd many cars wore ship pod. Tho potato mnrkot strongthenod also and offors of 60 conts f. o. b. here were quoted, though tho Chi cago prlco was $1.70 ono day during tho week. Tho lottuco growers mootlngs which wore schoduled for this and noxt week woro postponed duo to tho sudden death of Mrs. Goo. W. Prince, wlto of tho field superintend ent of tho California Vogotnblo Union who was to have addressed tho mootlngs. G. W. Dean dlroctor of tho Idaho Producers Union for this section announces that arrange monts will bo made In a fow days for theso meotlngs ami dofinato dates set. Aftor making a thorough canvass of tho Ontario section, Mr. Doan ro ports thnt tho lettuce growers havo now a 7G por cent stand wlilch Is doomed vory good In vlow of tho fact that this is tho first oxperlonco many of tho ranches havo had with this crop. ' Another feature of tho week in marketing circles was tho publica tion of a lottor filgnod by represent atives of practically of tho banks fi'feF&iRnpn to Welser nnd on tho Bolso branch and Emmott urging tile ranchers to rofuso to consign their potatoes, and further, thnt unless thoy can got a cash prlco that thoy koop their spuds on tho fnrm. Tho lattor also urged that no outside labor bo used so that as little cash as posslblo bo usod. TEACHERS INS1TUTE WILL BE HELD HERE III OCTOBER County Superintendent E. M. Crnll Announces Dates of Meeting of Pedagogs to bo October O, 10 and 11 On October 0, 10 and 11, Ontario will bo tho hosts for tho annual gathering of tho podagogs of Mal heur county for tholr Institute This announcement was made this wook by Mrs. E. M. Crall, county superintendent of schools who wns In tho city during tho first of tho wook. Tho charactor of the pro gram, and tho speakers who will bo prosent has not yot boon nnnounced but will bo ready somotlmo prior to tho oponlng of tho Institute. FINGLKR BUYS INTITREST IN ONTARIO GARAGE THIS WEEK Joo Flnglor who for somo tlmo past hns boon In chnrgo of tho signal sorvtco of tho Short Lino with bond qunrtors hero, 1ms resigned his position and has purchasod nn In terest In tho Ontario Garago with Poto Duford. Thoy plan on complet ing tho building which Mr. Duford built and in oxtondlng their sorvlco 1 1)y t10 ntiilItIon of electrical Hue, batteries, etc. Another mombor of tho hord, a mnturo cow Is still on tost and her rorord bo far Indicates that sho will make tho silver medal. This cow Is a throo fourths sister of Vivo La Franco. In developing his herd Dr. Fortner Is crossing tho Btralns of tho Ladd hord nnd tho Van Klook herd of Bonvorton, both of whoso hords arn counted among tho best Jorsey herdo In Amorlcn. Tho success which his cows havo shown already this yoar ho attributes to their brooding nnd tho caro given by Mr, Atthorton and whon he has completed his silos and now bams so that still moro favor able conditions will prevail la con fldont that roconds will be establish ed which will domonstato tho pos sibilities of this section as ideal for tho brooding of dairy cattlo.