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PUBLISHED EVEKi" THURSDAY
Enteral in the p08$oflo8 Ht Ontario,
Oregon for tranamtaaioa thronghtba
mails M MCOIld-olMI matter.
M. E. BAIN.
Editor and Proprietor
The papers of Malm and Washington
have published ninny complimentary
notices of the womiins' edition if the
Argus, nil of which Hre fully Hpnreei
ted tiy the ladies and die Argus.
Ctrl Oscar Johnson, son of Mr.
and Mm. Axel Johnson, died Monday
morning at ! o'clock after an ill tief
of iix weeks Of pneumi.nia. Funeral !
servio Rtfi held in the Mwadtlh
Lutheran church at Payette Toi
afternoon. .Many beautiful BoWBfl
were given, among them being stMBB
from the W, 0 .W., grange nnd the
Parent Teachers Cirele. of Washoe.
The pall bearers were Helps Hullis.
Joe Dibble ami .lames Frzler. all boy
bond fi lend of tbe deceased.
A. P. Hcrltchrleld and Mr. Tiee
were in Frultlund Friday transacting
Little Harry Wiloox ta reported
qaltc ill with typhoid fever.
Mm. Beo Patbeal left Wednesday
for .- I""!" at 8t. Maries. She baa
i en vmiiiug wltb relative bare for
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lewis returned
from Holae the latter part of lust w?ek
Born To Mr aod Mr, .lack John
on. Monday. January 7th. a girl
Mi'Mm Sargent. Kacsncr, Davids
and Scritchrlelil went to Hoise laat
I- i i lav i. turning Saturday cveiiiug
Tha Motber'a meeting held Friday
afternoon at the MwOwl bout. was well
attended .mil an interesting time
Mr '.torn i. rman. nea Miss Edna
'ltlttle. is visiting wltb relative m
Mia Barbara nightman left I'burs
day tor Hoi-e where she will take a
course as nurse in St. Luke'a hospital.
A jolly ctoad planned a complete
in II-- oo Miaa Merle llollenhei k
last Friday uigbt. It belug ber birth
day. Tbe evening '- spent iu play
ing games and Mrs. Ilolleuheck sei red
Laat Friday while Harry Hukaa
waa bunting be acoldeutly shot bimaelf
in tbe arm wbile niouutiug bi bnre.
It wa ueceasurj to amputate tbe arm
at tbe boulder aod he it now In a
critical ooodltion a blood poison ha
The "Ha" Sunday school class met
Saturday afterooou with Misa Lola
Carpenter, one of tbe mem tiers.
Tbe "Hauger" Sunday chool class
met at the Method ist churoh class
room Thursday cvcuiug and organ I I I
a Hoy's club out of Rw. Deal's class,
loiinerly kuuwu as ? II Cba.ers"
Mild epect to meet each Friday night
tor Bible study aud a social time.
The High school Freshman class
took advantage of the lew inches of
now Friday night aud weut for a
lelgh nde. TfeSf NftH a line trip.
At the Christian Kudcavor l.suiucsa
......liug Friday otticeis were elected
tor the coming yr-
"Big Tim" Committed to Sanitarium
New York H court order it was
learned thai Congressman elect Tim
othy 1). Sullivan, who has long been
a prominent flfBlw '" New v,,,k w'1
hit i e affairs is to he formal!) com
initted to a private sanitarium in Von
kcrs. He is siitteiing from a fatal
malady. H is feared n win not aw "
before the dli-e.ise completes
Says 40 Deaths Caused By Drinking
Albany. N v ""' '"l",,,'r
been drinking th nlftfcl before and
,,.,,, ,,., Ieaa than tbran bourn, bono
the wreck on tb Delaware. I.ackawan
na A.- Western railroad at Corning. N
V. last Independence day. in win. h
40 persons lnsl their lives and V, oth
era vara injurad. Tba tUta Bublto
service comnnssiou so declared altar
a careful iuvesligaliva.
NEWS FROM OUR
Financier Says Control of
Money in Bad Hands Might
Washington. That the present coa
centration Of money and credit has
goaa far noofb," thai "in bud hands"
It would have had effect upon the
nation, that the safety of the situation
lies in the personnel of the men in
coin rol and that present conditions
arc "not tOtlftlj comfortable for tha
country" w re few of the statements
by QaOTgsj f H;ikcr. master of flnnnce,
as the climax of an examination be
fore the house money triiBt committee.
Mr. Haker reviewed In detail the
operations of himself, his bank, the
First National Hank of New York and
J. I'. Morgan & Co, in the Issuance of
"In Wall street," said Baker, "Mor
gan is recognized as the great general
of the financial army." He admitted
that he and .lames Stlllman were Mor-
gan s chief lieutenants, saying
"Morgan OOnM be the dominant fl
nanclal POVOT of the world if he were
younger." Concluding his testimony.
Baker admitted that the wenlth of the
nation had been greatly concentrated
during recent years.
Democrats Will Hold up Appointments
Democratic senators held a caucus
and decided to stand pat In their op
I'o.iiion to confirmation of Tnft ap
pointees. The republlcana having refused to
cooperate with a democratic commit
tee to consider the nominations with a
view to determining what should be
nnd whnt should not be confirmed,
they determined to hold up everything
but army and navy promotions and
the diplomatic appointments.
Postmasters and other civil appoint
ments Intended to be filled wltb re
publicans within a few weeks of the
end of the r. piil.il. an administration
will be protested against by the demo
crat s. even if it takea a filibuster to
enforce their protests
H publican senators profess to be
In ve there will ba wholesale confirm
aflon before the session Is much old
er. hut It now seems that ecr thing
depends upon the progressives. If
the) an- present In full numbers and
vote Milldl with the democrats, they
can dete.it tbe Tuft appoint menta.
Morgan May Tell of Ocean Combine
An Investigation of the Internation
al Mai ' '".- ,',' 00
AjBortcaa corporation ooatroUInf
merous foreign and American steum
ship companies with J I Morgan us
the chief witness, la contemplated by
tbe house committee on merchant ma
rlne In connection with Its hearing of
the so-called shipping trust. Mr. Mor
gan is believed to have organized this
great company and to control Ita
Chairman Alexander, of the com
mittee, announced that Mr. Mor gnu
probably would be subpenaed immedi
ately upon his return from Kurope
P. A 8. Franklin, vlcapresldent of
the White Star line, one of the linpor
taut companies connected with the
International Mercantile Marine, al
ready has been subpenaed and prob
ably will be examined in the neur fu
Reduce Number of Customs Employes
The plan of customs reorganization.
comprising u reolutioiiar change In
the boundaries of customs districts,
la so close to completion that within
a month Se r. tar MacVeagh. of the
ir.-.isury department expects to sub
mil the bcheine to President Taft for
approval It h.coiiies etlective Jul I
The plan contemplates the reduc
lion of the number ol sAlsting IM
customs districts lo 10. WTItb I lM
exception! each state will constitute
one iisloms distllcl
Senators and n-pr. -seiilaliv es are
boliibaiiling Hie l pa. t nu-iit with pro
t.Ms against coiiteinpliued action in
their states or disiicis
Senator Borah lias lininuu. . u u...
giving settlers Ot)' government l.-clain
ation projects ;(U veals in which to
.nake p.i.Mii.nt tor water rights, and
exempting them from pa inent of in
leresl on the 110,000,000 loan aulboru
ed a ear ago.
K.-pieseiilalive llaes of California,
has introduced a bill to amend the
.ih. ii contract law. The amendment
allows the entr.v of miisiiians. actors,
lecturers, ministers and persons he
us to an) organiaod learned pro
N'eaiU 2.000. parcel post pack
uges u.r. sent through lb poatoWlota
of the (0 hading oltlaa ol lha oouatr)
the lust week of the ocialloli of
tha nan aarvloa, according to rei
:, celved by Po-n ias:ei-ti.n.ral Hitch
Mortality records aava baVan broken
during tba nraaaui oongratv lln
ilie aixt) second cougre.s.-, bOBM Vice
presi.leiil Sli.iiiian. six senators and
h; rapraaaatatlvaa bnw died. One
j reprt seulallc elect. Joel I oi. O'
Ponnaylvaaia died before congress
con vi ncd.
Brief News of the week
Ottlima. lOWa. has .ulotite.l the mm.
mission form of government by a vote
of 1351 to 12?:..
I'tah's four electoral vote for vice
president will he cast for (iovernor
lladley, of Missouri. This whs the
agreement reached by the electors.
Human ashes were mailed by parcel
post at the St. Louis postofflce for
Kdwardsvllle. 111. where they will be
buried In the grave that van dug for
The question of increased Insurnnce
rates imposed bj the KoyaJ Arcanum,
fought so bitterly by a few of its mem
hers, will be taken to the supreme
court of the Ftllted States.
The lowest temperature of the lata
cold snap In California was recorded
at Huasna (San I. ills Obispo county),
in the Santa Lucia range, where tbe
thermometer registered eight degreea
During the course of the Inquiry be
ing made into the I'utamayo Rubber
sraml.il In London. It has been admit
ted that HO.nuo natives have been mur
dercd during the last 12 years by offi
cials of one company.
Proposed increases of about 10 per
, rPMt ,,e freight rates on news print
I Masse from St.... it sit- g.a. ...
ww -.. ... . , MSI IU,
to destinations In the lulled States,
were suspended , tin- Interstate Com
merce commission from Januury 11 to
Clashes between pickets nnd the po
lire continue to mark the progress of
the garment makers' strike In New
York. Leaders of the waist nnd dress
makers' unions declared I hat the mem
hers of those organizations had voted
to go on strike.
While the allies and powers are
bickering over the cession of Adrian
ople. the people of that rlty are starv
ing nnd the town Is at Its last gasp.
Military authorities have seized all
food In the place and are making only
one distribution, comprising a balf rn
A commercial panic with many fall
urea Is threatened by the rzar'a ukase
expelling the remaining Jews from the
city of Kleff by the end of the Itusalan
year. These Jews number 164 mer
chants with their families, do a busi
ness of 125.1)00.0(111 a year and havi
current liabilities of $12,500,000.
People in the News
President Tail has renominated
Chailes P. Neill to be commissioner
Ko. ild Amundsen, discoverer of the
south pole, arrived at N w York for
in extended visit to this country
i ii'taln ll.liilmar Johaaaaa, w'ho had
. t .. .. in.'. .. .ii i .i i
.at, I. . oinmitted suicide at Chrlsti
Anton Johnonm-en of San Francisco
a labor leader, appeared In the Pulled
States district coil at Los m
in be tried on a charge ol aiding in a
conspiracy to transport dynatn".
Guy Kiblle. good government leader
and suspended city prosecutor of Los
Angeles, waa found not guilt) of huv
lug contributed to the delluueii of
Mrs Alice Phelps, a minor.
The entire estate of the late White
law Held, ambassador to Oreat Britain,
is left unconditionally to bis widow
The value of the eatate Is estimated
from J in. uim nun to $20,000,000.
Commissioner Franklin K. Lane, of
California, was elected by the Inter
state Commerce commission to serve
as Its chairman for the year beginning
Junuarv 13. He succeeded Coiuinis
llttlTT Pharles A. Prouly.
Itall bonds In the sum of 1240,000
for the release of Olaf A. Tvetlino.
and Fugene Clancv. the convicted d
namite conspirators sentenced to alx
yaan In the federal prison at Leaven
VOfftb) Kan. were filed at San Fran
cisco h.lore tbO I'n.ted Stales coin-
MARY M. BARTELME
Miss Mary M. Bartelme, who has
been sv.orn la as Chicago's first wo
$7.50 to $19.50
Mens' and Ladies'
pi.y)j tpZ.tio, tjsj.yo
NEWS OF GENERAL
INTEREST IN IDAHO
Important Occurrences of the
Past Week From Cities In
Btats Osnats Holds Business Session
Important Bills are Introduced
Holae. The first real business ses
sion ol the slate sen, ii.' was marked
b) the Introduction of several Impor
tant bills relating to the creation of
oiiitl.'M. Illlls were lntrn.lu.il!
t i create a new cniintv tiom portions
ot (Miel.la. Maine and Hiuglilitn coun
ties, to be called Powet. lo create the
n. w counties of (inodliig and Mini
doka, from portions of Lincoln county
ami io appropriate general legislative
-.peiises. Speak, r French announced
il.e .. i i ... 1 1 1 1 ii it-i t of the standing com
,ior in urns Intn ! M il a bank
depositor's guarantee lull In the upper
bouse, the object of the measure being
in proteel depositors from bank loot
The celebrated mitt gamblinK bill
sponsored b) Senator Fields, of latah
count), was made of record and
strikes directly at the Alan race (rack
of Northern Idaho.
House Joint resolution No 1. Intro
Iu. .ii by Ferguson, proposes the sub
mission to the voters at the next gen
eral election the question ahether a
constitutional convention shall be call
ed. It la In line wltb tbe . uggestions
made In the message of (iovernor
The house "blue sky" law, calcu
lated to protect investors in Idaho se
curities or those of other companies
doing business In Idaho, was intro
duced b Clark of Latah. It was re
ferred to the committee on corpora
Hans Public Utility Bill Introduced
A public utilities commission bill
was one of the measure- introduced
In the house by Ferguson of Pocatello.
A feature ol it is that (he commission
it proposes in create would have no
Jurisdiction over railroads, but could
regulate almo-t an other torm of
The oomnilaaloa would ooaalat of
three members lo be appointed or
elected lor -ix.iear Icini- each to re
ceive a talari ot M4M par yaar. The
commission would he allowed a secre
tary at salarv of llstiu.
All proceedings would he . .inducted
in the name ot the state of Idaho
against the corporation affected. The
commission would be required to
make an annual report to the gover
nor in Hecemher
The bill is but one of several pub
lie utilities commission bills that will
probabl) i introduced. Ryan of Waal.
ington is iiiul. isioo.l to bt preparing
one of them
IMliiumni QOOdiftl BM confirmed
tin- icpoi-i ot ins withdrawal frnnt tba
race for tile short term selialolship 111
a written communication addraaaaa to
the legislature He assigned as the
reason for his action the fact that a
question had beaa raised as to hit" .1
miuniiv .. o. . . .
i ,,.,., .he etoiiinl that !.e
,iai,v I., serve as senator at
lillie ca: . lie1- - 01 nut '
h8B o. bee, naturalised for the re 1,.ull ,.,.,, ot Waahlnftofl raachad I
,,.,, ,ri,i ot nine .vea.-s. lUstati.i ,,.,, valuaol 110.791.01$. Fha yaai
,':at. while In- himself entertained BO WM marked b all increase o! M.9.1
doubt aa to ola ollglblllt tor tba short ' jn (rul, goraaga, tbara balaj 875.5 .
term tu tl i. la vtew of tha tool MrM aoa aait oultlvatloa. ona
,i(t tha .' had baao ralaad ba $ia.$$4,t00. Tba '
,i, ,,.,! n hil dUt) 10 ratlre from tha 418,100 boxes was valued at Jb.ob,
ril,t. ' 'I.;;., and bt tries at $2,050,000.
Odds and Ends
in Dry Goods
From One-half to Two
thirds Less than Value
Dr. W. G. Howe
Telephone No. 732
Firat National Hunk I'.Mp.
ON BUSINESS MEN
Equ I Opportunity is Burden of
Speech Made by President
t hicafa -"' ' ics." Ita rie't
io growth iiiui its duties to tin anna
try. were dlscuned by Presidentelect
Wilson in a ipcech before the Com
in. rt-l.il Itlb of CIiicbko.
Among (;ov.rnor Wilsons audience
were bank presidents, railroad prest
.It nts and heuds of ureal business en
"1 don't care how big a business
grows, provided II grows big in con
ta.t with keen competition," he said.
The future business of the Fluted
Slates does not depend upon the gov
ernnieiil. but upon the business men
of the United States"
Wilson said four things must be
done either bj "' business men vol
untarily or under the "whip of law."
These four things were:
"Natural resources must be conserv
ed and also used for the common good
Haw materials must be put ai the
disposal of every person in the United
Slates on equal terms.
"Hanking credit must be put Oil
telllis nt . ,u.ilit to all.
Hiisiinss must be free of wrs
form or ot everv kind ot monopoly "
As Coventor Wilson made his first
declaration be VM loudlv applauded
No applaube neeled Ills fourth dei lar
Hon do not applaud that. 1 am soi
rv you t.el that way. For that will
make it hard to do what will have to
be done. II vou foal Ibal Vwfi wl"
have to be done by duress, which is
Blaboratiai 'lu.se four points, Gov
ernor Wilson said:
The rank and file in the l'ulte.1
States do not believe everybody is on
equal teliiis You have got to clear
, yourselves b.lore that great general
jury. Thai is our job. not mine.
I haw reason to believe tna. isfn
are inner circles and outer circles of
credit and that I "'"' ,'","0, """
tha ama unless he knows the BwOPU
whoa:, runi.il.g the game. The bank
ers am.) see to II that this belief on
,,,, ,,.,,., ol ,he people is abolished. If
, ,,.,,. 0paa la " "'"' v
lU1..ul, ,he ..uiuession would lover
, I .bout. '
Washington Fruit Crop $10,791,018
Taoo.ua tCOOTdlUI to the repor.
. Uii.il lev siale COIllllliS
0 r. .
. . .n.uliur. Issued lule. the .' 1 -
Ladies' 85c heavy
Union Suits 55c
heavy Union Suits
Ladies and Chil
$1.95 to $19.75
J W McCulloch K W Krkhardt
Mi CULIOCH & ECKHARDT
Rooms 1-2-H First Nat'l Bank Bids
DRS. PRINZIN6 &, WEESE
Office in New Wilson Hi-
Transfer. Baggage and
Meet All Trains
w. C. 60LDSB cMY
office in Wilson Block
ATTOKNEY AT LAW
Will Practice in sll Courts
Nourv Public. Otti;e over Postortice
Win F. G0LDBACHER
Offiice opposite Ontario Hotel
ONTARIO. :: OMOOV
W. H. BROOKE R. W. SWA6LER
Attorneys at Law
Knoms II 1 1 ' M Wilson Hldg.
W. W. HINTON
ST. ii K INsl'li l"i: HI MAl.HKl'K
rt n i Y
Hob t Odell, Ontario
II II High. Vale.
C (J, Morton, Old'l 1 errv .
John Muthcw- Wl Ht BfUfa,
J E. Holly, Kiverview
W s BUnner, .Ionian Valley
I rd Wilkinson. McDciimtt
T. A Barton, NyOM
Iu 11 Minn i Si ta
lH. I'M I IM SKVIIs
lwAtmw American School "' -
teopatliv. Kirksvilie. M".
leplionea Ball u ""
H. H. WHITNEY
PHYSICIAN and slKiiKON
ntVueinl. 0, 0. T. B'd-