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The Ontario National Bank
United States Depository
State of Oregon Depository
IS Our Hank Your Bank ? If not, we cordially
invite you to make our bank your bank. We
have the usual Safeguards of Fire Proof Vault,
Burglar Proof Safe, Bonded employees, and do
business in a conservative manner. -:- ;. . .:.
Capital and Surplus. $80,000
5 jw Cent Net on Time CERTIFICATES OFDEPOSIT
PREMIUM LIST FOR SCHOOL
DISPLAY AT COUNTY f AIR
DEMOCRATS IN CON
GRESS DO NOT AGREE
BRIEF BITS OF TIMELY NEWS
8, S. COOK & COMPANY
J. H. COOK, Manager.
Capital Stock 50,000.00
Choice Apple and Prune Lands
Land and City Property
Display of Agrglaularal product.
07 on paoll of any school $3.00
Display of agricultural product,
any on room of any aobool Diploma.
Diaplay of agricultural product,
ny olob of any aobool 13.00.
Baat gneral display of aobool work
of any scbool room Diploma.
Baat oompoaitlon on hlatory and
raaooroaa of Malbanr aonnty, written
by any pupil any school, special prise
given by Mra Uriffln $5. Winning
prise oompnaitloa to be publiabed in
Beat diaplay of geography work, any
one room of any aobool Diploma.
Beet diaplay of primary work any.
ooo room of any one aobool Diploma.
Beet diaplay of primary work, flrat.
eoond. tblrd, any aobool Diploma.
Beit aet of oompoaitlon book, any
one pupil, any one aobool Diploma.
Beat original Arltbmetlo note book,
any one pupil, any one aobool; work
and principle of wood meaaure, meaa
ur of ttanding timber, bay In ataoka,
lumber itud the simplest forma of land
surveys, apeoial ptlze given by E. CI.
Baat hlatory diaplay. mapa, outlines
and topic work, aoy Individual S3.
Baat diaplay of echool work by any
aohool. general, 115.00.
Uet the Argua, only 11.00
Townsite Now Open
Situated near the Malheur Lake, on a high, fine gentle
sloping tract of land. This site offers exceptional
opportunity for making a good city. Vast areas of ara
ble territory spread out in all directions. Every valley
and streamlet of the distant mountains has its ranches
and flourishing livestock. Considerable land in the
valley is still subject to homestead entry, and with the
advent of the
Now building toward Harney Valley this grand new
empire will teem with land seekers and 'people seeking
business opportunities and professional locations.
GET IN EARLY
Good opening for a'newspaper, blacksmith shop, hotel drug store, hardware
and implement nouses, as well as other lines of business.
A limited number of lots are now offered for sale at remarkably low prices,
either for cash or on easy terms, which prices will advance when the railroad
is built into the Harney Valley.
REMEMBER, Harriman will be the first important point in the great Harney
Valley to have a railroad.
UTAH-OREGON LAND COMPANY
C H. MOREHOUSE, Pre.
Salt Lake City, Utah.
H. M. HORTON, Sec.
S. F. Taylor, Agent, Ontario, Oregon.
Empire Lumber Company, Limited
Sash, Doors and Weatherproof Roofing
RETAIL DEALERS IN
Lumber, Lime, Cement, Plaster and Coal.
The Most Complete Liue of Building Material in Ontario.
Democratic Party Leaders Are
Divided On Appropriation
Washington. The general problem
of Democratic appropriations waa tak
n up In a conference of Democratlo
advocatea of economy. The action of
tke houee naval affaira committee,
whan the Democrat, after an all-day
oonference, failed to reach an agree
ment to cut down the $141,000,000 to
be carried by the naval appropriation
bill, waa the principal aubject of dls
ouaalon by the 0 membera of tbe
houee who are determined upon econo
my. The party leaders are greatly dis
turbed by the apllt In tbe houee on
the question of approprlat'ona. The
appropriation bllla, according to Re
presentative Flttgerald. of New York,
chairman of the appropriations com
mittee, will place the country'a eipen
dltures at a point higher than has yet
been reached, and economy advocatea
declnre that the appropriations of thla
OonKress will be at leaat $100,000,000
over tbe billion mark.
The Democrata who are opposed to
the two battleship programme declare
that unless the amount carried by the
naval bill la materially reduced they
will prosecute a filibuster which will
prevent the passage of the bill at this
Would Bar Strike by Seising Roads.
The threatened tleup of 64 eaatern
railroad, by the propoeed strike of
firemen waa the baala of a resolution
for government ownership of these
railroad properties, Introduced when
the houee aaaembled by Iteproaenta
Derger'a resolution propoeed that In
oaae of a atriko and tie up of the rail
way system for more than a week, the
preeldent of the United Statee should
b empowered to seise the railways
with all tbslr terminate, belt lines,
lands, coal mines, workshops and oth
er propertiea on the ground of public
emerKenoy, and hla right of eminent
domain and to manage and operate
them through the poat office depart
ment until congress should create a
department of railways.
Filibuster Sounds Knell of Bllla.
Unless "economy Democrata," led
by Representative Roddenberry, quit
filibustering against what they char
aoterise aa extravagant appropriation
bllla. It appeared almoet eertala that
ao mora bllla would be paaaed la tbe
houee at thla session.
The flllbueterere are bow preparing
to prevent action on tbe 1110,000,000
pension bill now pending la the bouse.
Tbe naval bill, which provides for
two new battleships and oarriee an ap
propriation of $149,000,000, waa allow
ed to atand but the public bulldlnge
bill waa out until It now carrlea only
President Veteee Immigration BUI.
Preeldent Taft vetoed the Burnett
Dillingham Immigration bill, stating
la a epeelal massage to tbe e estate that
his r on for doing ao were baaed
upon protests from varhma foretga
In hla meesage President Taft aue
talned the objections to the) literacy
teat. Baying la part:
"I do thla reluctantly. Ths bill con
tains many valuable amendments to
the Immigration lawa. Insuring greater
certainty of the excluding of undesira
ble Immigrant. But I cannot make
up my mind to elgn a bill whoee eblef
provlalona violate a principle whloh
ought. In my opinion, to be upheld."
Joe Cannon Dined.
The heaila of the nation, the oablaet
and officiate, high and low, met to
toast aad wine and dlue "Uncle Joe"
"aunoB. aad wish htm "Oodspeed back
to Danville, III." "TJnole Joe." bis
olgar tilted back along the well-re-inembered
angle, aat amok, at Umes
ovsrwhelmed with emotion aa he felt
ths touch of humaa friendship among
the trlbutea paid him by Meada aad
Set apeeohea to the "best fighting
maa la public life" were mad by
resident Taft, Speaker (lark. ftsoro
tary Nagel. Postmaster Oeneral Hitch
cook. Attorney Oeneral Wtckereaam,
8eaator Root, Williams and Paroa.
Representative McKlnley and Mo
Call. Saator-elot James, aad a boat
Fall Over Bluff, Nearly Proton.
Lewlston. A realdenl of the Uene
see bill district. John Kane, waa dis
covered on Hatwal creek, on tbe Lsw
tstou road. In a vsry serious condition.
His feet and hands were froien. He
bad left his team to get a drink of
water from tbe creek aad had fallen
over a bluff, which i' tdered him un
conscious. 11 anding In ths
road led to hi. Use 1 and ha was
found and taken to tbe home of C. T.
Straaahan in East Lewistoa. Doctors
have hopes of saving his feet, but
may have to ambulate sonic of kls
By a rot of two to on the voter
of the city aad county of Denver do
elded for commission form sat govern
Members of the New York stock
exchange are considerably exercised
over Oovernor Suiters latest meeeags
to the legislature, recommending thai
the exchange be Incorporates
Direct election of saloonkeeper by
popular vote Is propoeed la an amend
ment to a bill for regulation of the
Issuance of liquor licenses, offered In
the Booth Dakota legislature
A government suit alleging that tbe
Chloago Jk Northwestern railway com
pany I guilty of working It telegra
pher more than nine hour a day
waa filed at Chloago. Penalties ag
gregating $S0, 600 are asked.
A bill providing for a minimum
wage for women waa paased by the
Kansas house of representatives. It
fixes $6 a week for a nine hour day
a the minimum wag of all women
worker, except domeatlc aervanta.
Every member of the Wt Virginia
legislature except those agalnat whom
Indlctmanta have been returned, to
gether with many other well-known
persons, have been summoned to ap
pear before the apodal grand Jury In
the Kanawha county intermediate
A man who buy merchsndls on
the Inetallment plan and falls to keep
up bla payment can recover ell the
money paid on It If the Installment
house take the good away from him,
according to a decision handed down
by Justice Louis W. Marcus, of tb
supreme court of New York.
"Outlty aa charged la three oouot
of the Indictment," was the verdict
rendered in Cincinnati by the Jury
trying the caae of John H. Patterson
and the 2$ other officiate or former
officials of the National Caah Register
company, who were charged by the
government with violating the crlm
lnal section of the Sherman antitrust
Saturday, the anniversary of the
blrtn of Oeorge Washington, will be
observed aa usual as a public holiday
throughout the country. In the nap!
tal tbe leadlug feature of the observ
ance will be the annual reading of
Washington's farewell addreaa in the
aenate. Senator Urandegee of Con
necticut haa been designated to rsd
Tuesdsy waa Inauguration day In
France, when M. Bsianoad Potaealre
waa formally Installed as preeldent.
Preeldent Taft, la recognition of his
service In bebslf of universal peso.
1 to rolv a gold medal at a tost!
monlal reception and dl..nr to be held
In New York city Friday evening
(leuerat Stewart I. Woodford, vet
eran publicist and former United
tale minister to Bpela. died at hi
boas la New York. The general waa
7$ year old.
Jan Addsm waa the gueet f ben
or at a dinner given by th Prog roe
si vo elub In CbJosn on th eve of her
departure foe a trip through A eta Ml
nor and Egypt
King Qeorge haa sent a Utter to
Mr, ttoott. widow of th explorer, in
which he eays h know Captain Beott
Intimately aad that he monrss th
loea of a friend
Hubert ("Teddy") Webb, the auto
mobile bandit, aoeueed of slaying Do
teotlve Hart at Chloago recently, waa
captured after a revolver battle with
Inuenaod at th destruction of their
mall by auffrngette pouring aold lato
the mail boxes, a mob attaoked Mra
fcmiaellue Pankhurwt and other prom
lnant suffrage loader at London. The
women war badly bruised.
Olaoaae Breaks Up Teaaa Legislature
Austin, Texas. Speaker Farrell, of
the houae, haa excused all members
from altendsnce until March $, aa a
result of the demoralised condition
resulting from an apparent outbreak
of spinal meningitis among members
of tks house.
Bath Tub Truet Heade Draw Flnee.
Detroit, Mich. Fin aggregating
$80,000 were Imposed here upoa the
membera of the alleged "bath tub
trust" who war cob vie tod of criminal
reetralnt of trade In the United States
district court hsrs United Bute
Judge Sessions lmpcd th fin.
NEWS OF GENERAL
INTEREST IN IDAHO
Important Occurrences Of The
Past Week From Cities
In Our State
Wheat Club, He. blues torn. $4c;
red Russian. 83c.
Hay Timothy. $14; alfalfa. $11.
Butter Creamery, Mo.
Egg Candled, 29c.
Hope 112 crop, 17c.
Wool -Eastern Oregon, l$o; Wil
lamette valley, 20c.
Wheat Ulueatem, 92c; club, $c;
red Russian, 83c.
Uutter Creamery, 3$c.
Hay Timothy, $16 per ton; alfalfa,
$11 par too.
BANKER 0'NEIL SENTENCED
Idaho Financier to Servo From Two
10 Tan Years In Prison.
Coour d'Alene II V. O Nell, form
erly preeldent of tb state Bank of
Commerce of Wallace, was sentenced
to serve an Indeterminate term of
from two to ten years In the peniten
tiary at Boise. O'NolI waa convicted
of mnklng a false report of the bank's
condition. The court directed that
he be held here In the custody of tho
sheriff until further ordered. II will
not be Incarcerated until tb supremo
court haa passed on his appt.l, which
will be prosecuted at once unless th
lower courts granta u new trial. His
time will begin from the date nf hie
Incarceration. He has already been
In Jail for months.
Dangerous Firs In Wsrdnsr
Wnrdner. Fire completely destroy
ed the home of Henry D'Atteley and
came near claiming D'Atteley as n
v'ctlm. D'Atteley, who waa alone In
the houae. barely escaped and did not
have a chance to get a coat for him
If. The mother and children are la
Wallace, where the mother Is under
going treatment for paralyals. Almost
nothing waa saved, only a dresser and
one or two email pieces of furniture
blr.g oarried out Aa a result th
family Is destitute.
The origin of tho fire I not known,
but It la believed to have been caused
by mi overhented stove. .
HEAVY SNOW CAUSES ALARM
Twelve Foot Snow In Wardner Make
Wnrdner. -Orave danger now con
fronts Wardner and Kellogg In th
form of anowallde. A break In th
continued cold weather If accompani
ed by warm rain and wind will aoud
ton of mow slipping down th stoop
hillsides and danger lurka In every
ravine. Precaution are being taken
to guard agalnat any cataatroph. auch
as visited th Ccsur d'Alene .llatriot
Never In the hlatory of th camp
haa such a anowfall been recorded.
Record show that 19 feet ot mow foil
In little over a month. Kvory town
In th Coour d'Alene b UtoreJIy
been buried In anow banks
In Wardner It wa noary to
drive snow tunnels to get th streets
opened for traffic, and at th present
time great hanks of enow II foot high
line the street In front of tbe business
Replenish 1 rout Stream of ths Stale.
Boise. Th state fish and gam
department t making ready to dis
tribute a large number of eastern
brook and rainbow trout throughout
the streams of th state during tbe
monlb of May and June. Care has
been exercised by the department In
selecting the fry, aa heretofore groat
many have been placed In the Idaho
strestns which hav not ben adapted
to th temperature of the water, and
aa a result many have died and other
have become stunted In growth. A
large number are to be placed In tbe
large streama where th temperature
doea uot run too high In aumiaer,
aa well a In the mountain brook
Strike Reported In Last Chance.
Wardner.- The Lsat Chance mine
was tbe scene of a strike recently
when five feet of galena were en
countered on what la known as the
J level. This Is the biggest vein of
first i lass or discovered In th l.aol
Chance In montha, and It la being
rapidly developed. Tbe ore IU In
whut la known aa the Bkookum ter
ritory, above the old Aiisoan tunnel.
Washington Asked te Abandon Fight
Salem, Or. If diplomacy means
anything, the Washington legislature
certainly should immediately abandon
lta utti-inpt to shut the Northwestern
Eleotrlc company out of Oregon, Inso
far aa the selling of electric energy
from Washington to Oregoa point 1
One of the most diplomatic resolu
tions ever Introduced In th Orsgo
legislature, and one whfch Is aimed t
show th Washington legislature that
Oregon la a friendly neighbor, waa
that whloh waa adopted by the house.
It was introduced by Olson, of Mult
nomah, and cites tbe friendly relations
existing between the tW Statee. It
ended by suggesting that If there are
any grate differences worthy of th
effort of great states, that a confer
ence com ml ties be named by both