ONTARIO-The Pivotal Point of the Great Interior of Eastern Oregon
. Ontario Argus
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15,000,000 acres is
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Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County.
ONTARIO, OREGON, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1913.
Y LACKEY ENDS
ALL IN DESPONDENCY
y0ung Man Well Known in
Ontario Drowns Self
in Boise River.
Ilnrry F. Lnokey died in Boise Mon
jtt ortnlng from ths efoete of mel
WrboliA. The soif will be brmiHbt
tnOotario thH eveolog and Interment
till be id tbe local cemetery.
Harry was the eon of Nathan Lao
Uj, abo died dome 24 ywiri nun. and
Mr. May Lnckey. wbo died in Lot
Angtlea lint April. He waa in bia
Th on.llntf wn a aad one for a
ji.imu man '"' auch bright proepeota
Hb wiiacapeclally talented in oar -tooo
work and writing. While die
wm I with himself be jumped Into
Ibc Holae river, where the body waa
I ur. I Wedneedar. lie left lettera
Irllloi of hi Intentlone and for the
dupoiltlon of bit mouey and property.
HE" TO BE IN
WEISER FEBRUARY 25
"Eiouae Me", ono uf toe moat
imumm fari-ee aver written, ia billed
(or tb Wheston at Waiaar. on Tuea
da evening, February 26,. Henry
W. Savage la' recognized M a
Uorouiiblr reliable, aod ooneervntlve
aaiiaiicraoil Wilis 1'. Swaatnam, wbo
lu tin- limit iiudortent character, baa
til ( aqseli aa a uogro imperaona
lor With the play, manager and
etar all nf hliih ataudlog. tboao wbo
j..iiruy to Weiaer will not be dlaap
It will lain good laugb, tba kind
trtryoDe will enjoy. Tboee wbo mlaa
It wilt ragrat it. Thia play la a fore
Bottcuricut success nud a big popu
Ur bit. lu reputation waeeetablitb-
d lo a lung New Vork niu aa well aa
aolablo fiikaiiiMiii'i ta In Chicago and
lUtuii. Ihii farce IboUts in every
Rtct aal what ia mi re li ! unique.
Tbtitorj ia tutd uu a railroad tralo
ib I'.iliui.iu cara aa a stage aetting.
Tat action ia worked out ou a'trip
ttuta the continent and the humor la
aelgbteued by comic epleodee during
it iJlirndv. It In an entertainment
It trtry nts of tba word aod one
Utt pUatva very generally, aa there
it ui neb more of a play In "Kxouee
at" tbau ia generally ia a faroa.
Thtra I, a a,m, d,ai or adventure
ia lot of sentiment, all of 20th
Mtarj oature. whiob ia light, bright
0N1ARIO BOWLERS GO DOWN
TO DEFEAT ATjDAHO CAPITAL
s m- ol the t lutario bowler want
,0 Boiaa luat week and took ou eoine
' ' Bolae bowlers. The alleya
atraugo. the rooters aometbiug '
i ere iiut accuatomed to and tba
up to tbe average,
"woy ' a tea of at sue friuhk. On
"day lad Saturday eveoinga of tbia
there will be teama here from
-"'eio return tu
vWari tre lod Jn
their praiaa of
one treatment extended them
LOCAL K. P. LODGE WILL EN
TERTAIN GRAND LODGE MEN
A'our Lodge, Knigbta of Py thuja,
WU aaUrtaln the grand lodge offlotira
08 "day eveolng, February. 26
4n,0nalhoaax...(-t 'Hre.l. II. (iiun
Jod clmueellor. o f Pendleton, aod
Duvla, tupreme repreaenUtive.
Maloney. U. M. of tlx., L. H.
Mln. U.K ufR. and 8.
JAKE HOSKINS RANCH IS
SOLD TO SPOKANE MAN
Jake Hoakini waa In Ontario a few
daya ago aod confirmed the reported
ale of bla plane. The new owner la
M. D. Hall, of Spokane nnd be will
make ao exclusive bog ranch of the
plane. Some 400 bogs were turned
oyer with the place aod it la the In
tention to run about 500 brood aowa.
At prceent tbey will hnodle grade
atuff, but later will raiee thorough
bred etnfr exrlunivi.lv Mr. Ilniklna
aye the plaoe la eapeclully adapted
to boga and the new owner will
make a ancreaa of the i utlnose.
JOSEPH P. TUMULTY
Jeaeph P. Tumulty, whs baa been
aeleeted by Prealdent Elect Wilaon to
be bla private aeeretary.
MORTGAGES ARE NOT SO
POP'JLAR WITH JUDGE KING
Judge (J. L. King waa called to Vale
a few day ago ou legal boalneaa By
aome quizdog we fouud nut that the
Judge had been bunded a package mid
be waa trying to get rid nf It and pay.
for the experience. Home two yeara
ago ba aold aome lota on the eaat aide,
received a email payment and took a
mortgage on the lot for the baluucn.
Title waa tranaferred to another man
and be made a few ImprovenicuU nud
payment. M'beee nun have now left
tbe country and the judge ia compelled
to forecloae tbe moitgage to get pus
aeaalon of bia own property, tba
moneya received not being autBoieut
to pay iotereet on tbe inveatmeot.
It ia aafa to aay that mortgagee will
not be popular with the judge for
FIRE BOYS WOULD APPRECI
ATE MORE EFECTIVE HELP
Tbe Ore boya will appreciate it If
you keep ou ringir. j tbe tire bell if
you are tbe Ural one there and let the
jUU " ...--
ober fgowf 0 ,od do the fighting
Tbia will insure more help for tbe
firemen, if you are oo tbe atreet
wltb a team when tbe bell atarte riug
Ing drive to the Are house and earn
tba 13 tbey allow for tba hauling of
tbe hose cart to tbe tire.
When tbe firemen are compelled
to run aod drag tbe cart tbey are
all in wbeu tbey reach the Are aud
in bad shape to go agaloat tba
amoka Help them out. tbey will'
BDureeiate it aud it will ssve aome
paraou some mouey.
Ben Koae Is advertising tbs sale of
his horees and other atock aud lui
plemenU by auctiou on Friday. Feb
ruary 28. Sae billa for list otfsred.
Uet tha Argus, only HfOO
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CREAMERY TO BE ESTABLISHED
IN ONTARIO AT ONCE
Andrew Smith An Experienced Creamery Man to Install
a Modern Plant in this City and Emphasizes His
Intention By Shipping in Car of Machinery.
Andrew Smith, a creamery man of
17 yeara experience nnd a native of
Holland, bna ablpped a car load of
oreerosry.mscblnery to tbla city where
be will at onoe eetahllab a modern
equipped creamery and Ice oream
plant. Mr Smith Interviewed tbe
prealdent and aeeretary of the Com
mercial club laat week and ia encour
aged over tbe proepeotaof thia locality.
He baa a berd of cowa of hla owo
which will tupply a purtion of the
cream needed for tba factory on tba
atart. An auto cream collecting aer
vlca will be operated ao that It will
uot be necceaary for the dairymen to
bring their cream to the factory dally.
Kecelvlog atatlona will beeatablkab-
PARMA GUN CLUB TO HOLD
TOURNAMENT FEBRUARY 22ND
The Parma dun olub will bold a
tournameiit February 22 and It will
be tbe flrat event uf tbe kind for tbe
eeaaoo. There will he elgbt eventa
and money and mernbandiee added M
prizee offered for all of them.
M. A. Hatee la the prealdent of tbe
cluli, J J. Plowbead, vice prealdent.
O li Cowan, aeeretary and F. K Flak,
CHAPMANS ARE DOING SOME
GOOD RIDING IN POLO GAMES
Hurry Chapman and son, Hdgar are
In the polo tournament at Paaedena
and their tiding aud playiug is being
bluhly compllmeuted by the Califor
NEW RAILROAD LINES
THAT ARE MENTIONED
News ot Projected Roads to
Be Built-Other Real
The railroad dopeatera bave been
quite busy tbe paat week and several
new linaa projected. A man in Vale
la going to build a hot aerial line from
lluui Ingtou to Brogao ao that Vale will
be on a main Hue.
A diapatcb statee that Mr. Bancroft
baa aunounoad that work will atart
at once on a Una to connect Twin
Pallt with tbe Ceotral PaciQo at a
poiut near Wells, Nevada.
Tba sale of tbe Nevada and Oregon
roan, at present a narrow gauge
running from Reuo, Nevada, to Lake
View, to Hill people aud the propos
al to standard i.e it and make couuei -tiou
with Hill's line at Send isuuotuer
etory. Tbit move ia to be made to
iva the Hill people a c-baooe to get
iuto California over tbe Weatern
Pacirjc aud alao to give tbe Weeteru
Pacific people n cbauce to get Into
the Northwest over tbe Hill line-
lu the meautime tbe double tiack-
Ing of thd bridge st Payette is making
rood I .. i.Ui.y m the rail are stout
laid to Hnuiedale oo tba oe south
side I-. ia.
Work in tbe tunnel west of Vsls is
proceeding slowly oo sccouut of an
sxoeaa ot water, but will be completed
In the early spring. I
d in all of tie aurroundiog -towoa
and the new anterprlae will commence
nperetinna as aoon aa the machinery
can be installed.
Tbis is a plain butlneat transaction
oo the part ol Mr. Smith, who bat
fully investigated the dairy conditions
in thia part of tbe Suake river valley.
SHORT LINE OFFICIALS ARE
ARRANGING NEW POLICY
Prealdent Farrel I and other O. W.
R. A N. offlclala are In Portland tbla
week arranging the policy of the road
to couform to tbe court rulinga and
It Is expected that tba public will
aoou ba advised of what la io ttore
for i In-in
Mr. Farrell will probably Inepcot
tbe line of tbe Oregon and Kaatemln
a few daya.
ONTARIO GUN CLUB HOLDS
FIRST MEETING OF SEASON
Tba members ot the Ontario Ouo
club bald tbelr first shoot laat Sunday
and aome of tba membara got good
aoorea, iodloatlng tbey have nnt gone
buok any and that tbey will give a
good account of themselvea when tbey
are called on fur a score. Out of 'id
doubles. Beagle broke 23, Nicely 23,
It. Saga. 10 and F. Sage 18. lu tbe
tinglea 25 birda, Beagle got 22, 22
21; Nicely 20, 22. 23; R. Sage 10,
17, 21; F. Saga 23. 22. 20.
1200 ACRE RANCH ON
DEAD OX FLAT SOLD
Syndicate Pays $80,000 for
the O. W. Porter Ranch
It is reported that O. W. Porter bas
aold his 1200 acre ranch ou Dead Ox
Mat. opposite Weiser, for 180.000. to
a syndicate headed by David Wllaan,
of Kininett. A goodly portion uf the
ranch baa been under cultivation for
aeveral years, yet it waa not until laat
year that Mr. Porter attempted to
cultivate) It oo a more extended acale,
when he installed electric punie
aufBcisut to supply 600 aorea. by
tboae in a position to koow It Is said
tbe land Is admlrubly adapted to fruit
raising aud ia ao eitueted aa to ellml
nate all daugera from late fronts.
Ifefore a great wbile a uumbar of
families will be located ou tbe tract,
which will rapidly be transformed Iuto
one of tba moat productive spots io
tbs famous Soake river valley.
nm ruminoiAll TA llfriom
DIU LAuUKOlUn IU 1 LI OLA
Tuesday, Februai 1 2a Henry W.
Havsge will prnt tbe I'ullmau car
farce. "Excute ' with William P.
Swaatnam aa the rtar. Thia ia
big abow. A Bwwi I train will leave
Ontario at 7 p. m. Fare TO eente
for round trip. Train will ba beld 'JO
minutes at Wsiaer for lunch st tbs
RAILROAD MAKING GOOD
PROGRESS TO HONEDALE
William draff waa down from hit
Sucker creek ranch a few daya ago
and waa much pleaaad at the rapid
raannxr they are getting tbe rallroa I
completed to Homedala aa It will
mean a big anvlug to blm In tbe mar
keting of hla wool and tba hauling in
of auppllea for tbe ranob. Ha atated
that a few daya ago a mau atopped at
bia plaoe who waa going to Wln
nemucca overland, looklugout a route
for a railroad, but. be could not loarn
what oompanr be represented.
f) una. bjr ABMrhMui frees Aaaaaltllaaj
General Caatro, former Dictator of
Vanesuela, who won hla fight to land
In the United Statea.
Governor Graba Frank L. Perklne by
Throat and Beth Fall Hard
Salem, Or. Tumbling on the tile
floor of the lower corridor In the State
Capitol building Governor Weat, with
bla bauda clutched oo tha throat of
Prank L. Perklna, a newepaper re
porter, threw Perklna and In a wild
confualon of flying feet aad erma a
battle royal waa carried on between
tha atate executive and tbe reporter
Tbey war aeparated by Benator
Bean and Representative Spencer.
Spencer held Perklna In a corner.
The governor haa been lncenaed by
nawapapar attacka upon him auppoaed
ly coming from Perklna. and tba teu
alciu between tbe two has been at a
The encounter waa ao ahort and ao
quickly ended that It would have both
ered even an expert referee to bave
given a decision ou polnta.
National Capital Brevities.
Census enumerations in tba ettlea
aad towue of the United States will
hereafter be taken largely by letter
earrlera. If oougreaa gives Ita aanctlon
to a plan proposed by Census Director
Durand, In hla annual report, Just
Carrying a total appropriation of
tr,S8M!8, the army appropriation
bill waa reported to the aenate from
tbe committee on military afalra,
which Increased the allowance asads
by tbe houae by S80,460
An aggreguts of fl,800,08 Is sx
psnded snuually by the government to
laaintetn the public health servloe of
tbe various departments, according lo
a euteuient lorwarded to the
by the aecreury of tbe treasury.
Death Laid to Long Faat.
Boise. Charged with manalaughter,
)r C Smith, an osteopath phyal
clan of King Hill, was arrested at that
city. He la held responsible for the
death of Miss dura Koy, the acuuol
teacher who died from starvation. It
waa on the advice giveu to Mlaa Foy
by Dr. Smith that tbe young lady
attempts! a 9 daya' fasL
NYSSA BOY SHOOTS
Is Found Dead Beside Boat
Monday Evening Shot
Robert Walker, brother of W. M.
Walker of thia place, waa found dead
at Nyaaa Monday 'evening. When ba
did not return when expected Monday
evening from i hunting trip on tha
Snake river, 'anxious friends wsnt In
search of him and at midnight found
bla llfeleaa body.
The youog man waa alone mm tbe
auppoaltlon la that when be reached
the ahore he pulled the boat up on tbs
hank nnd i-eaohed for hla gun witbthe
barrel pointed towarda him. The gun
was In some manner dlschsrgpd, tbe
ahnl entering hla temple and It la pre
sumed he died Instantly.
He was ahnnt Id years of age nnd a
student lu the Nysan high school,
lis was the ynuogeet brother nf iter.
I. C. Walker, paatorof tbe Methodist
church st Nysss. The fsther la deed,
and with hla mulhsr be msde bis
borne with Iter. Wslksr.
Funeral aervlcoa wars conducted
from the Method lat church at Nyatn
at 10 o'clock this morning. Itev. Haley
pastor of Immsuucl Msthodlstchuroh
of Holae officiating. Interment waa
made in tba cemetery at Ontario.
NEW UNE OE AUTOMOBILE
TRUCKS SOON ON MARKET
Coaa. S. Howard. Pacific oosst dia
ii ihiitnr fur tbe Hoick aud National
automolillcs. now at tbe Uulok fac
tory, Flint, Mich , In a latter to bis
Oregou reprceeiitel ive, Mel (1. John-
m, cf Portland, aunotiuoea a new
Hue of delivery autoniobllea and
trucka, which the Hoick motor com
pany la now building. Tbeee wagoua
mid truoka are aure to create a aeuea
tlou In ths commercial vehicle world,
by reason of tba prices at which they
will be offered.
Tbs obaaaia will belli two sizes;
the delivery wagon In loo" wheel tiaee
aud the truck lu 120" wheal baauaud
will bave a csrryiug capacity of 1000
arid l.'iOO Ilia, respectively.
Tbe chsaala carriea a four cylinder
motor of tbe long atroba type oaat an
bloc and which haa beau uuder teat
at the Uulok factory for the paat 18
Special featurea of tbe motor are
alngle detachable head. Large water
plpea with intake pipe paaalnu through
water jacket Tbe cuoliug eyatam Is
by iheruiii aypbou, with unusually
large diameter water pipe vcrtiral
tube radiator with fau. Those new
cere carry thrse speed selective type
transmission with roue clutches aud
will ba driveu from the left aide with
center control uf geara. Shaft drive
will he ured with i floating type rear
These new commsrolsl vehicles will
be equipped with pneumstic tires.
Tbs motor arrlea an adjuatable aealed
governor and among other special
featurea will be the removable power
plant with three point auapeusion,
unit drive abaft aud rear ayateru t-anlly
removed as a unit.
Tbe delivery huuuii clmit will
sell for Il07u.00 Port laud ami tba
truck chassis for 1200, Potlsnd. A
choice of four at) lea ot bodies rang Ing
from 8100 to $2f0 In price are option
al wltb tbe buyer, The factory
proiuiaas thai delivery will begin ia
While at (lis Hoick factory Mr,
Howard la Lauding hla elfolts to get
out a eptsolal traiuload of uioiu than
376 Bulcka, to beat the reoord for
slilpmsnts which lie easily established
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