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ONTARIO-The Pivotal Point of the Great Interior of Eastern Oregon 5 (BnUtt0 t$m- A Ontario Argus m Prestige, J5, and Circula tion. Watch us grow VOLUME XVI The Produce from 15,000,000 acres is marketed from On tario each year Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County. ONTARIO. OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 1913. NO. 17 flit COUNCIL HOLDS BUSINESS SESSIONS Contracts For City Hall Let ..-Special Election to Be Held Next Month in kUturSSd meeting of tbe city '..".held April 17th. Tbe mutter of placing oypheu mo,, HertOfl street between Montana C 0M ., ,.! iu referred to tbe -tpomniittee. X6. bid tor the construction of a city ball and the plumbing and k-.'mi of Mll minniug wore openeu : W. J. Mink. 17.750; J. i Drepr. i7,422; Mallory and !. 17.108; N. P. Mlmter. 17.408; for plumbing and beating H. L. P,orn.n. 1.115: U. 8. Plumtlog 0i Hatlnn company, $1,308. Millory and Haver wara awarded freootrsct tor the building and the j, 8. Plumbing company for tbe Inmblng and heating A petition ii pieaented nailing (rrtir- mil election to change the Meoiltry linen of the city, which we mtlred and the necessary atepa taken M comply therewith. A mtt'tlng of tbe city couuoll wa ,M Man.ler evening to pasa ordl im-m enabling tlii council to futer toto oontracte for tbo Inillilliiu of the eitv ball and the plumbing thereof. Ordinance No. 'I'll was pnaaed pro- fidiog tor aapi'dal election to atibmlt to tha electors of Ontario and adjoin at territory the proposition ot ex hi linn th cltj liinlta. election to be Mid May If. To mnyor reported uofaoriible to a .urcnen of the sewer pipe m tiiierenil blda were called for 3400 Mot 'it inch newer pipe Bald blda at opened April 23 si a apectal Ktiotf of tbe council. CHAPMAN LEAVES FOR NEW LOCATION AT POCATELLO L J. Chapman left Wednesday I tbiok lor Hocatello where be baa ipWaS with the Bell Telephone eapetiy. Mr. Chapman will be rntlf mi...-1 In Ontario, where be du beso for the ust three yeara, artiog aa arc rotary of tbe Cummer Ml club and tbe Fair association. Bbu al.ii Leeii quite prominent In srwal nt tU fraternal orders. Toe best wUhea cf scores of frleuds menu linu iu the new Held. Mra. Kbpatu ami the children will go laur ON NEW CITY HALL IS GOING AHEAD RAPIDLY Iks contracture are buay with the "Wdatiou tor tba new city ball. hj hav,. 1 1,, ,oavatlous completed JP Iks basemen t and are working on 'fc'Uiiilat,,,.! walla. This will be a PUlai ....incut to that sectluu of PWZE COW YIELDS THIRTY SIX QUARTS MILK A DAY "Illlrtlli I). Rnhinann a farmer in '"sjleuis, has tba prize oow of tbe "4t- Her siiM.lt of milk is ao ureat " tte (state On Haas, at AiirlnulLure "S taken her record aa a subject of "'Mix Hii.i u ia declined tbat aba w gretst butter Droduoer In tba (aw, "oleasor 1'alnter. of tba state col- "te. tbo made a study of tbe cow'a uctiuu uf milk, found tbat aha ' 536 puuuds of milk In weak, or of more than 36 qoarta for '" ot tu .den dUjB gu WM uoder teat. oiaailk produced 26.47 pounds totter sud at tba average market a of o , nt. a in. uii.l her yield wtb uearly U a . Tba oow Jet 5 ) old and ie declared '"tbe finest specimen of Alderney ayj sute. PRESIDENT OF STOCKYARDS SAYS RAISE MORE CATTLE William Daugbtrey, president, of tbe Portland Union stockyards bin juai returned from au extenrred trip toTexaa, Arizona, Wyoming, Montana and otner atock ralaing atatee to In reatigate oonditiooa of the cattle busi neaa. He atetea that cattlM are scarce In all localities where, iu former yeara, tbe atock waa rained In large numbers. Mr. Daughtrey advnratee tbat all ranchers of Oregon go into tbe cattle bnalnesa to a greater extent than tbey are now engaged In, con tending that tbe farmers am nut rais ing as many cows, sbeep and bogs aa tbay are conveniently able to raise. Conaidsrlog tbe large profit In atock tbe Portland man snjs tbe majority ot tbe fui infra are overlooking a big revenue. W. C. T. I SOCIETY IS ORGANIZED IN ONTARIO The Women'a Christian Temperance Union, of Ontario, was oragnizad with tweoty active members and live honorary members hy Mrs. Hartv.el Wallace, of Kansas Uity. The following oflleera were elected: Freeldeot. Mrs. Uloa Troxel : CM responding secretary, Miss IrmnConk ; tecrdlog secretary. Mrs. A O. Moure; traaaurtr, Mrs. Susie Morton. A business meeting the W. C. T U. will be held In tbe Cougregatlonul oburub jo Friday May, 2 at :i o'olock. It Is urged that all members be present. NEW YORK PEOPLE OFFER TO TAKE IRRIGATION PROJECT New York people bare made tbe direotora of tbe Black Caoyun Irriga tion project au offer to Irrigate their lauds for half of the land, which seems like a very reasonable proposltiou. This elll oover soma 00.000 acrae south and tast of Ontario nod will benefit the whula Snaka rlvar valley. J P. Morgan, only son of the famoue financier, who Inherited the bulk of hie fortune. T0RN0W KILLED BY DEPUTY Autopsy Brought to Light That Three Bullets Hit the Outlaw. Mouteaano. Wash John Tornow, outlaw, has paid the penalty for six murders. His body, together wltb thosd of his two last victlma. Louis Blair aud Charles Iathrop, was packed out of hie hermit retreat iu the mouu- The autopay, performed by a num ber of physician of the county, brought to light that Tornow had been hit three time with bullets. The first one to strike him fractured bla skull and cut away a portion of bla hair. The next bullet, possibly the sixth aoot fired by Giles Qulmby, a deputy sheriff, struck the outlaw In the neck, passing out Just under the skin under tbe right shoulder blade. The final bullet, which killed the murderer, en tered tbe left aide of the head under the ear and came out at the top of Ue bead. I J. P. MORGAN j 111 v . FORMER ONTARO TURNS OUT TO BE WIFE NO 2 Dr. Faye Strobel After Being Married to L. J. Beaulieu Several Months Learns He Has Another Wife Ontario. Cal.. April 22 Calmly and quietly advancing tbe claims on which eaoh believea abe ia entitled to preference, two wumen, young and pretty, strove tu settle betweeu them aalvaa flrat place In tbe affections of L. J. Beaulieu. wbom each calls "bus band" in tbe court wbare Baaliau waa being triad. Mrs. Beaulieu No. 2, who bas baen in Ontario for soma time, went there with tbe man after their marriage. Ha told bar he had been divorced eight yeara. A week ago Sunday Beiil leu left tba place declaring ha waa going to Loa Angeles In search of work. The days want by and Beaulieu did nut return Finally wife No. 2. who was formerly Miss Fare Strobel, daughter of a wealthy farmer of Welaar. Idaho, reoeiveu a latter from him which stated that he could not return because bis wife In Oleudale would not let him. Tbe two women, eacb professing to love Beaulieu des pite his actious, strangely and em -rowfully sought eacb other after Beaulieu had been remanded to the ouetody of tba jailer Together they "decided to endeavor to free bim of tbe charge now pond lug against him and to eettla In their own way whose claim to his com panlonablp was tbe vtronger. In her UNITED STATES MAY INTERFERE National Government Sees Dan ger in Proposed California Japanese Legislation Sacramento. Cal. Two new bllla dealing with the question of laud own erahlp by aliens in California, each representing the view of a considera ble taction in the legislature, will be jffered to the senate and voted on. Through an agreement reached by leaders of the majority party, a drae tic law directed solely against the Jap anese and Chinese will be proposed aa a HUbetilute for the Thompson Btrdsull muusure and probubly will be passed It la planned to throw out entirely the guarded language of Thompson Blrdsall and put In Its place two elm pie prohibitions: First No alien who Is Ineligible tu Miinhlu shall be permitted to ac- quire and hold land In allrornia, tor a period of more than one year after , date of such acquisition. Si. ... I No corporation, the majorl ty of the stock of which la h.i.i l aliens who are ineligible to clUseushlp. bluill be permitud to acquire and hold laudtf BS8SPt for oue year. (joveruor Johnaon gave out a gtafH I ment lii which he declared that Call fornla was only doing what oth. i bluteh lu.ye doue In restricting own. r ship of land by aliens and said thai CallforuianB are unable to understand why au act admittedly within the juris diction of the California legislature, like the pabsage of au alien land bill, creittee tumult, confuslou and crui clsm. LORD CHURCHILL ROBBED England's Firet Admiralty Lord Losea Naval Data. Ixndon Winston Churchill, flrat lord of the admiralty, has been th. victim of a moat daring aud sensation al robbery, in which a beautiful and mysterious oung woman ia suspected as the possible agent of some foreU" power. By the theft the first lord of the admiralty not only loses $2600 In money, but highly important coufideu tlal naval data, such as might eagerly be sought aa of greaieal value to auy nation not too friendly with Oreat Britain. I he first lurd of the admiralty met with his mi .lortune immediately after having won money at card on the Ulviera recently. WOMAN noony of mind, wife No. 2 waa con fronted by wife No. 1. who soothed ber aud planned with berforber baby whiob will soon be born. O. F. Strobel. of Walaer. father of wife No. 2, telegraphed last nigbt tbat be would oome to his daughter's rescue whenever needed. Dr. Faye Strobel waa a resident of Ontario for aaveral yeara and bas manv friends here who will be sur prised and grieved over bar unfortu nate marriage. PAYETTE MAN HAS LAPSE OF MEMORY IN DENVER Another case of mental lapse la re ported In tbe dally papers, tba per ami being F. A. Oorman, Jr., of Fay elite, who Is in the milling business there and who is a brother inlaw of Jack Bicker, of tbia piece. The Identity of tbe victim was discovered through lettcra found on blm. He bud been to Grand Baplds for a visit wltb hit father, P. A. Umham, 8r., and atarted for Fayette some two weeKs ago. J. II. Kicker, of Welaar. wired that be would go to Denver at once to take care of tbe man and In the meuutitne he la being oared for In a boepital. '.Vim.. ( lot iiii.ii viaa durlug the two ks of bla dleappearanoe Ime not n disclosed Tbe uaual efforte to keep the matter out of tbe paper e waa reenrted to. 290 ACRES OF PRUNE AND APPLE TREES ARE PUNTED Fred O. Malum line just Mulshed the planting .if 200 acre of apple and prune treea on tbe Harrowa aud Ordway tracta. west of here. Mr. Barrowa haa 110 acta above the Ou-tarlo-Nyaea dltob, nn which ha will i mop water and later plaut to tree. Tbe elegant buugalow la now tluiab ed and it la modern In every respect, including pluuiblog. a praaeure tauk beiug i natal led. Mr. Maliaii baa hot beda aud ia uow cujorlug all the epring vegetables A little trouble aud expenee bas added many luxurlea to this place aud moat any farmer could have tbe same thing If he oared to take tbe trouble rami life should be made a pleasure and tbffU tlert. w t,e 0O trouble iu keep jpg tu- j. snd gjr, Q0 tD Iurm I U CriUfCinn Ull j PCT J. - 0U.nUtlU YTILL ULI INTO DAIRY BUSINESS SOON J. II. Staweard ia prepai lug to gel into the dairy buslrees. He bas a number of cowa aud plans tu ruu about fifty, as he cau easily care for thut number. He haa ample stable room for tbe cows aud plenty uf room in whlcb to store tbe feed. At present they are griuding up some tnirty-Dve tons or aiiuua anu atoring it in tbe barn, where it occu lt lea but a amall apace. Lurge feed ions are built, with tbe intake level with tbe floor and tbey are Oiled about twice a week and tbe cowa eat all tba hay, or grouud feed tbay want. Mr. Seaweard aaya be la satisfied tbe feeding value of tba bay ia increased by at leaat one third by tpegrioding There la absolutely no wuste aud tba anlmala seem to do better on It than on bay and bran. A modern milking plant will be installed, together wltb all tba occaaaary machinery to make the busineas a success. Mr. Seuweard is gradually building up bla herd of oow from grade sluf Pop. la Much Batter. Rome So much improvement was found In tbe condition of the Fop by Dra. Marcbiaiava and Amicl tbat tbay did not conatder It necessary to laaua a pullaUa. WORK AND WIN CLUB HOLD THEIR REGULAR MEETING The regular meeting of the Work aud Win club waa beld at the borne of tbe president, Mrs. II. II. Whitney, on Thursday April 17. A report was given by the president of the money and supplies collected by her to aand to the flood mill. -MTU in Indiana and letters of thanks and appreciation were read from the governor and bead of the relief work in tbat state. Mrs. Whitney also read an Interest -Ing article on the work of the Bed Croea society showing tbe Instant readineaa for action in times of trouble. The program for next year's work waa sul, mitt. '.1 hy tbe chairman of the program committee and the olub voted to accept it. In pursunuce of tbe desire of tbe club to encourage tbn use of olneed garbage caue, prloea were quoted from several dealers In Ontario who either carry them in atock or will make them, and It la hoped by tba club tbat a large number, not only of Its own members, but of tbe towna people, will procure tbeae cans and thereby help to rid tba town of tba bouse fly pest. The entertainment eommlttee re ported that plans were being perfected for a vaudeville entertainment to bu given at the Dreamland tbe 5tb of May for the benefit of the library Tbe meeting then adjourned. W. T. LAMPKIN MOVES INTO LONG BUILDING THIS WEEK W. T. Laapktn baa moved bis stock of goods to the store mom formerly occupied by tbe Long Clothing coia pany which is larger aud natter lighted than the old stand The new store room will enable him to displsy bla stock to much better advsutage aud also give the customers a better opportunity ot seelug wbat tbey ara buying, as tbe front and back lights and tbe large skylight make a atrcng light throughout the store. New Hues will be added and a lar ger etook uarilad than in the old Iocs tlou. zi W. L. MOORE Willis L. Moors, for msny yesre head of the Westhsr Bureau, who waa summarily removed by President Wil son. COMMERCIAL CLUB ENTER TAINMENT GREATLY ENJOYED Tba Commercial club benefit per f ..nuance at Dreamland on Inlay eveolog waa not aa well alien lei aa tbe entertainment warranted. Mr. Cfiapman was a little hoarse, but gave them a thoroughly enjoyable an tortalnmeut, displaying a veraatlity tbat surprised even bis frlanda, wbu have worked with bim. Tbe program couslsted of selections from tba poets, some in character, soma grave, some frataiual and others uousausiesl. making a well rounded eveuing'a eutaitalnment. Tbe uaual pictures were also abown Mr. hup man will leave this waak for l'ocatello wbare be has a position, with tba Tale onaoompauy. A epecial orchestra fur uiabeU exoellent music Pi .sflfeleaeflimVP TWO MORE RAILROADS CLAIMED FOR INTERIOR Burns Scribe Maps Out Pos sible New Lines Opening: Up Eastern Oregon. The Times-Herald, of Burns hud twu railroad stories last wee dealing with the cross state llnea. It ia now claimed that the Hill people will build two Hues from Burns, on going direct to the Deschutes sec tion and the other sooth through tbe Blltten, Callow and Pueblo valleya to a connection with tbe Western Pacific. The route la entirely feasible, the grade being eaay and the valleya through which It would pass are well watered and can be mad productive when the peoplo can gat transportation to market their grain. The prospective mineral freight la also a consideration. The copper and soda deposits near Den in ara sufflnl ently reveloped to warrant large ehlp metite. Electric lines are being constructed from Halem, crossing the Cascades at Mlnto pass and connecting with the Dsechiitas road near Metollua and ualng that road to Band and tben direct to tbe Narrowa. 'I he above will abow tbat the Hill people are iu a position to take ad vantage of the trackage arrangement over the Malheur canyon road when tbat I completed and ready fur traltlc. There le aleo mucb dlecueneiou iu the press about a line from lloiuedale to Winnemucca. which In all virgin territory and Includes aaveral very rich eeotione ae tbe Jordan Valley on the north and I'aritdlae valley on tba eoutb, havlug fair grades with the possible exceptlou of tbe crossing of tbe Owvhee baaln. Mr. Bancroft has auuouuceda .letl- nlte route for a line south from Twin Falls to tba Central Fan i lie. FIFTY HOLSTEIN COWS TO BE SOLD HERE TRADERS DAY Sat ui. lay will be Traders Day at Ontario uud the proapecta are that It will be a record day In several ways. The main attraotlon will bi fifty II.. uiein cowa from Wisconsin aud Illinois, tbat bave been shipped bete eepeclully for this sales day. Tbey are a fine lot of young stulf, some fresh wltb oaivea aud otbera soon to be. There are Individuals iu this lot SS Hoe as found anywhere and they will be a rich addition to the dairy herds of this sectlou. Tbey are now at the fair gmuu.l uu.l oau be aeeu at any time. Mituy farmera have elgnitle.l au Iu teutlou of Limiting in etock and articles and there is sure to be a large crowd of bujera on baud to see tba cowa aud do some buying Many of Hie merchants am golug to olfer special attractious for tint day. as will be seen by our advertla lug . oluinns and It will pay you to he h.ie. MYSTIC SHRINERS MAKE A PILGRIMAGE TO BOISE A number of the Sons of the Deseit reeldlug in this section made a pilgrimage to tbe Oaaie al Boise ou Saturday where a oeremoulal was beld ami some thirty noviuea were introduced to tbe muei workings of the shrine aud their vows sealed with camels milk Auioug tboae who attended were uoted: ft K. Keuyou, Dr I'rlnllig, h II. Teat. A. F. Touniugsiu. E. A. Fressr. II. B. (Irauel. J D. Bllugsiey, David Dunbar. I C. Van I'etteu. A. K. Brown, 'ieorge Duvls, J. H. Wolf aud a few more Mauy of the Nobles wars aecouipuuisd by thslr wives sud fern i ilea. KUHNS PURCHASE THE CRANE CREEK IRRIGATION BONDS The tan. N of tba Crane Creek Irrigation district bave beeu eobl to the Kubue and tbe 11.000 acres of bench lauds near Welaar will eooo have water. This will be a great lu cent ivs for tbe Weissr pe..pl- to gat tugeitier ami l.ullil up their sectluu and city. '