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ONTARIO-The Pivotal Point of the Great Interior of Eastern Oregon
t (Jhtfcwifl Hr0t.
Hi Ontario Arjnw
The Produce from
15,000,000 acres is
marketed from On
tario each year
leads in Prestige,
merit, and Circula
tion. Watch uh jrrow
Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County.
ONTARIO, OREGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY !',, 919.
PR0SPCC1S FOR BARREN
min ARE EXCELLENT
The Bill ! ' rlnnlna on oom
lK through thleotinti of the county
,DH ninny opportunities lire ottered
bom.t.nciere. It in only recently
tbit the l"B of th,s fert,le ,oil ""
b found OStl wooderflul pro
duct astonished the new settler.
Tnc llll crop were bumper anrl
brought I I "'? n,n l,,, th,H
Prt ..f th.- c-Mtitv. M"t nil of the
gfetal sml road lauds, bav been
houvht "P by lnrav compauiee Hl,d
.ill be turned Into cultivation
n M pWilltlB I nnut say few
Wlirlx lii regard to the new settlers,
jdoy aa I ii""1 prosperous ami encr
MlC Inl "f Tl"K P0l.
Uy hi them have made wonderful
Inprnteineut In thi lection of the
county. riwriM the land, building
urn. for their stock aud estat Hilling
uicebonics. Th la nil Icy la beautifully
iitut1. surrounded hj an Ideal ntock
nngf where cuttle, horaea nnl sheep
wlotfr erery year without feeding
The valley with Hi fertile and
pnxiurtlre noil la adapted to grain,
biruuil runt crop. Tbera are atill
I ( Imnieateaila lef t. The valley ex
ttodi from Crow lay to Knllv Farm,
Ormoo, a dlitanoe of twenty eight
IIm For further particulara write
tMlkallaher. Crowley, Oregon.
SUlt CANNOT GIVE TITLE
10 LANDS SOLD BY BOARD
The following landa ha?e been aold
II. ! I iv the atate land board,
hut the wtnln In unalde to coneey title
i tboet i n i in i g ownertblp are en
tided to a refund of the amount paid :
iwi i Motion 20, towmhlp 1H aouth
nut 41 et, to acre: granted to
Lemuel burgess .lautiary Mi I0O2.
8e( a range I, tnwiiahip 'Jo aouth,
MM ST Mel I" aerea granted to II
f. Doyle. OntptHf 2. 1880.
Nel ) iiuige 22 and eel ne lantie
1 iMWklp l eolith, range :i!ict.
locr.; m nt,, a M. Kitgerald
Utuoer , l:ui2.
NV ni mtlpn N township M
outb. i.uig,. i;i east. 40 acres granted
M! KitGerald July 30. 1008.
81 tel section M towuelilp -''
outb, rMfji east. fl acre ; grant
Hollm In ruliull October 16. MI
' ue range .!. township 2i
t. rungs 17 south, Hnacree; granted
'Tl.o. liiinlmll October li. ItOl.
POUNDS OF ALFALFA
SLED SHIPPED FROM HERE
,utsiiu Cumuiisaiou company
ia)pBj i,, ajj, 0M,,M of afaf8- -Bed
' -k. hbout M.OOO pouud. whlcli
sank) iom M MM to the farmers
' tbe irtiuirr. m i his se,-tii.u had
' r tii alt. dfa meal mill they
'n1'1 bsve no l rouble In disposing of
s:r ::;:;; J.r::,"
u f" itttUB meal and both cau
CARS OF SHEEP
SHIPPED LAST YEAR
' inspector, W. W. Hluton.
jtx that there were over H0U cars
1 from here last j.ur
Ul ' aboal M),0O0 head and i,-,
!lu "l It .-t , inarter of a mil-
f th! i-heep men
" ly and un.st of them
I I en with flee wool
M -t i,t th.'-e hu
'he i ii,ii.c.-i bio I reeding
? than wool.
GREEK IS SHOT BY
COUNTRYMAN AT VALE
In Quarrel Over iambi in j?
Debts-First Murder Ever
Committed in City
At about 3 o'clock luesday after
noon a couple of (irpek not into an
nit. i it u ii! and unite were displayed,
with the result that one of them
named Joe U.eloc waa killed by the
other, wboie name ie Jne Oosln.
It Ie rumored that the ipiarrel waa
over n woman and gambling debt..
Tim shunting occurred on Main
etreet inat north of the Kmplr Lumber
I'onipany'e yard. There m eereral
eye w ittiesso and the nmnlerer waa
promptly taken Into custody by the
In rllf and I now in the comity jail.
The quarrel between the two men
evidently started in the railroad camp
on the Mne of the new railroad tor the
men bud la.eu In Vale fut three or four
daya aud had I quarreling for
One ahot wat llred by the dend mini
aud the man who came off Aral test
ahot mm'U time aud five abote took
effect In the body of bit dead
HALLOWELl CONCERT CO.
GIVES GOOD ENTERTAINMENT
The Hallowed Concert company
appeared at the Dreamland on Sunday
evening and gave a good a conoert aa
waa ever heard here The company
aeema to bave eeveral atrunger men
than lait year. 1 be aollat waa in
excellent voice and responded to
nunicrnu encore. The harpist,
clarinet, 1 1 'hn and cornet were in
PMMW hn I. It la to be regretted
that tbeie waa not a crowded home,
a the entertainment well deserved it
(jf by Arr .rirn Prena Aktociatuia.
W E. BORAH
Unaiiimoualy Ue-elccted by Republican
Members of Idaho Legislature to the
United States Senate.
two carload of horses
SHIPPED TO CALIFORNIA
The horse market eems quite act ive
Two carloads of heaw animals were
hipped from tbe McWilliaui barn
tbia week and they have m-eiiy
euougb for anuth i car While the
1100 and 1600 pound anneals tell the
demand, l.s for the heavier stuff aud
they readily par ISO to a 1100 more
fur one that weighs around IT00 and
1800. Theie is practie.illy DO !
maud for the light sti.il. TbUtSoold
t lie farmers that it will pj wheui
to breed only l.ir bin. y e Its mi i It
ccitallily I ay lO laiee c.dts when they
hriug from I1S0 to f'J l 'at fuor year.
of age. The.e burses wee chipped to
aaaal IT LbbbV vlaT
Much Interest is Being Manifested
and a Big List of Well Groomed
Birds Will Be Exhibited.
Beginning next Wednesday the On-
tarln Poultry bnw will be held in tbt
Lee. building north of th Ontario
hotel. It i expected that everal
hundred bird will be exhibited, aa
well a much pet .took. The premium
Hit have been mailed, but if anvon
Intereaterl In poultry ha been over ;
looked the Hat can be obtalnet at
the Commercial club or by wrltlug to
( ( i Wberry, the judge who will
acore the bird la a favorite wherever
be ha officiated and the exliibitora
are ensured of latlafactinu, wheie Mr.
Wherry place the ribbons.
The Ontario merchant have douat
ed over I30O In merchaudlia m
POULTRY SHOW PREMIUM
LISTS BEING MAILED
The catalogue fcr the chicken how
were mailed out thia wek aud it la
en that many more premium gr
being otferad than laat year and the
loqulrlee indicate that the number
of bird esblblted will be much larger
The ahow people have icoelved the
ribboue and tbey are certalcly a hand
nun" lot and well worthy the blgh
claaa tilrd that will receive them
OREGON & EASTERN IS
FORMALLY TAKFN OVES
There a a pedal train here Mi n
day with (onie ofncial from the O.
W. K. . . and the Short Line.
Ueorge W. tijachke, chief euuiiieei,
repreeiiittd the O. W. K A N. 'o..
mid Mr. Maunu the Short Line. The
train wa ruu to Vale and the 0011
rtriictioii work wa formally taken
over by the O. W. It A N. otticlal
TIid Kiogaii biauch wu not taken
.hi at thia time a there wax no me
1 luii- ml worked nut.
The gang thai hid been repatrlug
tie bridge at Mallett. wa taken otf
and ruhed away and toey barely got
away before tbe transfer was made
The steel gang ha a few days work
in do near tbe first big tuuuel ami'
then they will lay the rails N IfeO
Nyssa llouiedale. line.
'lhe Idaho Noitbein was taken
i , i ly the Mi ut Line ptople a fe !
days "g" "'"' ,l ' Huglit Uall
they will take over that portluu of
th,. l':ette Valley line tetween New
Plymouth aud Kmmett. This will
plat'' I hem ill position to extend
that line to a direct lunction with
the inaiu line at Malheur Junction
STEAMER GOES ON REEF
Pa..en8er. Removed in Surfboat. and
imo Livei srt luii
Halifax. N. S -The steumer Uranl
urn, of the Crai.miii Steamship com
pany. bounU Horn Rotterdam, for Hal
lfax and Nevk Org, HTMIO on a reel
to headlight .. ttOB, mue miles below
Hal. fax ami ll till I "Id fast.
atternoon hr how was six feet out
,,; w.it. I I vere seven fatholl
nt wal ! and 17 '
I open, i
, lot o
b the Ki in a'eamer i
.. ll l. ,.. .. V. . w.. .r
1-Ul"" "' ' ," ' ' .J' ' .
craft, ai. d jr lauded saiely iu HI
,p(,C, premium and aome valuable
prZM ire ..ffered. The Commercial
cub hni plircba.ed two bandn.me
gyer trophye which will be contetted
Th phnw m ,ait tnre dHy! M(,
, ,,!,! hi, ,-e.y attended.
UANT APPROPRI ATION FOR
"Will Hi I n)l Itlrll lUH I UH
MODEL POULTRY FARM
The lay of the Oregon hen ha been
the subject of much thought on the
part of the regent of the Oregon Agrl
cultural college and they will seek
fund from the leglelatiire to eetab
lih h model poultry farm at Corvalll.
The average beu in the e'ate laya
iitiout on egg per year, while cham
plen layer at the college have gone
well paat the 2Ni mark in a year. It
la dedred to gevelop a layiug atraiu
of poultry and to aell (be towla and
then agga at a reaaonable price to
farmer I the object aimed at io
keitabhahlng tha poultry ranch.
THE FUN MAKERS WILL BE
AT DREAMLAND JANUARY 21
On January 21 there will be au
opportunity etfnrdeJ of buying two
hour of refined pleasure tor ..0 and I
18 ceuta lit the Dre uiUiid theatre.
Prof Cuukliii ariaiiged with the
Hi Hi Lyceum Hureau for the appear
euce here .it the Neil l.ltchlielil com
puny ami they will be at the Dream
laud Tuesday eveulng,
The Lyceum stamp of approval u
sufficient to win taut the management
iu saying that the entertainment will
i be blgh class. The program is aluug
the Hue of miicIi fuu innkers us Sol
Smith Kuasell aud Joseph Jeffersou.
The program is a uoutinuous in
formauce ami euds with a rural comedy
. . .
CIRCUIT COURT DISPOSES
' OF TWO CRIMINAL CASES
The Circuit Court has disposed of
two criuiinul cases this week,
The ease against Hamilton aud his
partner tor stealing Iiuims from Wm.
Isaacs aud other, was dismissed, the
ury holding that the men had bfJM
tried once and convicted on this
It means that all the hows were
stolen t mm m4 coiiaiitute.i but one
eiims. These are the men turned!
oo-e ty llowIor Wwt B .hrt tin)B
tt,lur '! arrived at the peniteutiary.
Lee Heuuy wa tried to. .attle
stealing at Jordan Valley.
J JUTTER WRAPPERS
MUST BE PROPERLY LABELED
ll i. ii. m roihi all ii... inii.r
p Of marketed In O egon must I
Islel'l witn tl I
kui, mltl, ,i,a . ,, .,,,,, .
cMki batloi bi Ion bolngjl
I gui hS'' a
tpp : '! IfJIfllll nk um I ,,,'
,,:,.,ig tbe wrapi ers, arid will be
i-dtotiv yoo o, .111 ,,ppl, ol
nootlf prlntod wrapper
MEETS IN PORTLAND
150 Enthusiastic Delegates
Are in Attendance from
Over the State.
The second annual Irrigation Con
gress of Oregon was held IhkI week at
the Imperial hotel in Portland.
Over 201) person attended the daily
sessions of which number ISO were
delegates repreaeuting the variou
Commercial club. Wnter I'sers' as
Delations aud diitricN throughout
Wm. Ilanlev. of Horns, wlm re
sided at the session, wns elected presi
dent and .'no tlinkle, of Hermlstnii.
waa again choaen aecretary. The com
mittee appointments will lie madt
later by Prealdent Han ley.
A lengthy program waa given dur
ing which varioua irrigat ion projects
over the atate weie dicuased W.
K. Human, of Ontario, made a talk
on the proposed Dead Ox Hat rum
ing proposition and minutely dca
ciibed the plans of thia immense
While many propositions were con
aldared, the Columbia Soutbero pro
ject aud the present Carey act lana
were the ptinolpal featurea of the
meeting. Some harmwiug tale of
uouditiooa were told by men residing
motel these i i )fci and the result Is
that the Citugrers through It leglslu
tire committee, will ask the atate to
take up the propnaltions and declda
as to the future devitlopmeiitit.
The general opinion was that much
good resulted from last vears' meeting
iio I considerable Interest has been
awiikeued in the Irrigute.l dlatrlcts.
This ectlou ot the state aaked no
'H0''m at this time, but was well
represented Ontario heiiug a.iven
delegates preseut. The uflli ers r -. 1 1. i
a moel. largei atteiiilam m' yeui .
DR. C. L. ALSBURG
Dr. Carl L. Alsburg
Dr. W.ly a flovernment pure food
tyTnUy-M ,.,,; yy lAItr
L ll I K Y 11 1 N IiAVL NU VUllL
IN ORGANIZING DISTRICTS
Ity a recent ruling title to laud Is
necessary 'In tun. popl ( otean
iiganiatlon ol irilgation ili.trPti-.
DsH m""I liiti'-ti.l entryaien
! M vice and n- I n on the
laud in nut necessary Tbi la iegi
I IB. I ll '.'lid
straight. o I out
,: I pri:.t,rit i,i ll,,- l.tt I. r
mm sV- asHaaav' SXLaakstkAJsl
mm mW ' JmmmmS ' V LV
V 'H "nf i i lak ; -
ikV ' -0,,.. 7' if
3 - - 7 vmW lw
A 8k sLVt
stlT "A I
C- r- v ' ,wH-'.-,-iCr..' $fmm
MORTON BARROWS OF ST.
PAUL A VISITOR LAST WEEK
Muit. n Harrow waa here lat week
looking over his orchard Interests In
this section He made nrrangementa
to hBve a nice house erected on on
of the tracts and will spend pait of
the time here, when he enn get away
from his Inw practice In St. Paul.
Mr Harrows went from here to South
ern California, where he has a eon in
the orange buincs and will advi
the young man to quit California and
come to a good country where things
do not free-,, up
SCHUBERT SYMPHONY CLUB
WILL APPEAR HERE SOON
The Cemetery Improvement society
has made arrangements fr.r the appear
ance here on February 1, of I he Schu
bert Symphony club, at the opera
house. These people have an ex
cellent reputation aud the people of
Ontario will have an oppotiinlty of
spendlusg a pleasnant eveulng, and
the same time knowing they are
helping a good cause.
PROMINENT LAW FIRM
MAKES BUSINESS CHANGE
McCulloch .V i.ckhNi it is the new
firm of attorney, who have takes
over the practice of McCulloch. Hollaa
& Duncan. Mr Duncan will davot
bis at tent too to the alsjl i set buaio.
which h pruchaaed a short time ago
from U. C. MulUr, at Vale Mr.
Sol la lie nut decided on hi futur
location. Mr. Kokhardt. tha new
member of the llrm has been with
them some i mo. a aaalstant and I
thoroughly familiar with the net., I
of the clients.
The office have been newly ilitid
up and they now have tbe largest law
library between Maker and Unise, over
1 mill volumes.
Mr. McCulloch Is now prepared to
devote his entire attention to th
pis dice, Ins term as prosi cut ing at
torney hay nig evpired
BULL MOOSE HOLD AN
lhe Hull Moosers of this county
held a meet ing at Vale Wednesday an I
orgsiiled hf electing Itolni' Van
UIlM tcmpiuaiv clian oiiin md K. If.
Cunklin, seoretary. Koliil Van UIlM
was selected a di lcg.it.. In Portland
alti d the in. it lug ti.i statu oi
gaillat Hill. I'lve prei lip t kiik lep
It-seiited. A nulling will l,c loll
Satin day In ei feet oigau 1 it ion.
COUNTY COURT APPOINTS
TWO NEW FAIR DIRECTORS
The County ouil haaapp led Iv
A. I 'laser, of Ontaiio and K L.
Tachligi of liiugan. asdnei-lois nl t tie
Malheur county fair. 'lhe directors
will meet Saturday and organize.
Plan foi tha l'.'l.i fair will U
discussed and pi eparat inn staited to
make it hlggi-i and better than tin
fairs of tin- past which will bj going
AN OLD BARBER IN A
BRAND NEW SHOP
''I Tl lor til
kllOA n III this t , in
has au eligullv filled shop ti
he nil ItOl you. l .villi' i -t ,i,
ihin for his p slroh.