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ONTARIO-The Future Metropolis of Eastern Oregon
The Banner Wool Market for the Interior of Oregon je (Bnmv i vm. The Ontario Arjrua leads in Prestige, merit, and Circula tion. Watch usjri-ow The Produce from I i.OOO.OOO acre is marketed from On tario each year Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County. VOLUME XVII ONTARIO. OREGON, THURSDAY. APRIL 2. 1914. NO. II DECLAMATORY CONTEST Ontario Wins in Contest forConk lin Cup, Friday. It ia nearly eeten yeura elnee Prof. Cnnklio purchased a cup and offered I' aa b ptlM for the bent declamation given ly a pupil from any of the chnoln of tlia county. For Hi- firit 'in . (luring the even yeara the jtidgce decided that the pupil from tbe Ontario school waa entitled to the cup. ao the youug folks are cxouaable for being jubilant, lifer hav ing had It rubbed Into them for alx yeara. Tbe judges were Mr. Hnadley of the Welter schools, .1. P. Iluller. of the Lnimet echool-i ii. I Ml Helen L. Case, teacher of elocution at the nllcga of Idaho and they were uoanimoui in their declalmi. The flrat apeaker wee Ruby Mote he. ill. Nrssa, whoan spli-cthio una "I line i (linen the Hrhlc. " and It was Keen that a high standard MM to )C Viola Htiated, tot Ontario, reclt d "Ulll IVrklu'e Toboggan Slide ' She waa perfectly composed, not In any way nervous, and aiiHtiilned her work throughout. Ton BBMatea aeenii'd BS 1 1 'ally mint ! I to bet. afsBflni .i"n h "' Vle, itcHsd "The Heart ef old Hickory." a very dlffieult selection. The reined nervous and could -i-.il not sun- lain the character work. While the judge ware deliber atlng Mlaa Oaoe Sage recited "In Tin- Usual Way." r'our PMBg ladle from Vale nave a moonlight una and dance and Hulh Laekev captured the house with liar renter iag ,) "Mlow we limited a mourn) " The iheatie"biiil(ll..g waa uot large en, mull to accomodate the crowd, I tlO'.l were admlted ami then tbe doora were oloaed, eeverol b in (tied in. !' wishing to gainadmlaalou. With n large hall the etteudauie would have been ,ar one thoiuuiud, an I shiwa the necessity of a large auditorium being erected bere. Ex Teacher Leads Charge on School. ci.it k.inie, Or charging the Uuln uiolhouae at the head of aliened socialist Ijtsi pstSlSStSi MlS. Flora L Foreman, deposed by Hie new StSJSSl hoard for her teachings, amuahed in tin- doors, i. assumed tier position and for a short time routed her succeasor, Mrs. .1 Clark The constable finally .Hi. '.it in r on a skargt of hstltlai a riot and took her from the school bouse. The trouble followed the action of t,. board alter a recall election had ousted frlsadS of the ex teacher, Farm Adviser Appointed by County Court. Prof. French, of the Corvullis Agri cultural College was here this week in troducing W. K Shinn. who has been appointed County Adviser, by the county court. Mr. Shinn comes from Okanogan county, wash., and is familiar with all branches of farming in irrigation sec tions and will prove a great boon to the farming communities of this county. He visited one place this week and found where the advice of a vetinary would have saved a valuable cow, some hogs and pigs and he believea that if the advice he gave is followed there is still a chance for them Mr. Shinn will make his headquarters in one of the rooms of the Ontario Com mercial Club and when he is not there, messages mav bo left for him. He is here to help a!! the farming people of the c.unty an.i while he may find problems that he cannot solve, hi ii in touch wilh person- who can an-l will, SB take ;our troubles to him He finds that moat of the fruit nun are busy getting their orchards in shape, Staring and rutting out and burning what in affected with the blight. Farmers who contemplate planting corn and potatoes arc getting tlic best seed possible and there will St many acres planted. Farmer's County Institute. Boulevard Grange 1 -ill A course of illustrated lectures ex tending through two days and evenings will lie held at the Houlevard Grange hall next Wednesday and Thursday, April 8 and !', when I'rof Fit and Prof. Larson, agricultural experts, and Mrs. Larson , an authority on domestic science all members of the Oregon Agricultural College faculty, will deliver addresses on their various subjects. The coming lectures will positively be illustrated, a gas machine having been secured for the purpose. It ia itnosaible to announce the com plete program at the present time' but the course will include such subjects as "Corn for Forage," 'Grain Feeding,'' Dairy Cattle," "Draining Irrigated Lands," "feeding and, Handling Hogs," I lomeatic Science, '.and cooking dean strationu. The conking demonstration and lectures for the ladies will he held in the grange kitchen while the Stktl lectures arc in progress. Worthy Master Conklin, through whoso efforts this program was possible felt some hesitancy about asking such noted speakers to conic here at a in Ml when the residents of this coininnnity lire " busy, fearing that it would be able to secure audiences of BU'fi SMOTSiSt to make it wiii tli while but all who have been approached on the subject express themselves ns believing that it will more than pay them to leave their work to listen to such an array of talent As tins sei med to be al-out the only time in ths near futiii- tl.l'V (old I In- ci-l" en i ' i to i.ave than next Break. All of the I. , 1 1.,, I will be fnt to the grangers Bad Mi I retyent It cordially Invito many as Mssible. APPEAL TO REPUB LICAN PARTY Aa chairman of the Nepal Oaatial Uotjalitss si Bsreej i I desire to BtPStl .'" tbe SSI I.,,- aUnublloeaa ot Malheur t noil in tiiu u.atter of joint I. tire tioui tl is ili.trlct. In all ueigbburlv renlproclty. Harney county la eutltled to the lb I ' '" (ve at tills tunc Minheur has ha I the Iv-pi.sciilalive 'u l'.IU.i; It has had the district attorney since 1!WI. and it lias bad the circuit judge Harney county lias bad no district office in all this lime. Is it any more than fair that e shoii'.d Pe saasjalsad aaa I If we were presenting a new, uu tried man, there might be some excuse for outturn uo an opposing caudl date, but in Mr. Frank Duiey we IfS putting fatil a uiau with m-ne legislative experience, as observ er and pbitleipaut. than aiiv Stfeai man in Oregou ;a man who was twice elected to the legislature in the BtS oud largest eoiiuty in the state iiuuierically, eacli time by the hi;,' geat majority of :my mau nu tin- ticket, and atter the second alee tlou waa ehoseii Speaker ot the House, lu which capacity he made a remarkably good record. Mr. Davey was a ploneei in chain pio. iinn the people'a rlgstl and has bten couslslelit ever since. I.vi-n Mheii he was a member of tbe Legls lature from Manou county in VM'i ami ll't'T. he was a staunch friend of Knsteru OtafaSi ila Hon. I.d Ii lest, democrat. SSJO served altk Mat from Malheur in 1901, and Hon. 0, L King ot Outariu. wDo served with him in 11107. can testify; and aiSJSS Mr. Havey came lure in May. IB0T, his AMHruiMi. Imve been devoted to buildiug u this seetlou of the state and f Igh l g its t.iittles. Can auy new mau possibly do as much good tor tins district as Mr. Davey out 1 ask the support ot Mulheur eouuty Hepublicuus fat hlaB on his owu merits as a Haiuey county choice. j c R2ELCOMB' JB . Chairmau County Central dm. 7 BANDITS HOLD UP ELMA, WASH., BANK Set Fire to School Gymnasium to Divert Attention From Their Operations. Klnm. Wash. Setting fire to the school gymnasium Si Klnin, Wash., to divert attention from tin lit operations, seven bandits at S o'clock Saturday, helil up the hank at Klin a. and. taking $:',:.(in in currency, escaped into the wooda. The bank of Klmn remains open Saturday nights from 7 to 8 o'clock. HERBERT H. ASQUITH XiL Herbert H. Arqul.h, Crgllah prem ier, who faces a difficult situation as a result of his doterm. notion to paas the Irish Home fu's bill. , ' . i, i '' lag t i-ii. and the I Ij on, la 'I I hank sk boat , -. v sad Ihn. at . sr, Ed Botlei ami . and Baa Young. : , liiihv.'ijn.. n nil red the ! .... I .icing into tbe t it, in- 'i lbs . .. .. . ' . . .' tl OH H "1 duiitiK II. dfSl IStiO eovell.in" of the clti ,li- in, ,...' ill the wiuit, laavtag l-"0( ou ika counter anli lulled. ,!,, spieled within . .,,1, . i i-i n . .tunt of resist- .Vance, v. ho at tempted o n i b his revolver oa the 0M of tin- robbers fired ul him, SOI neither bhol took tl feet. Alleged Desperado la Held. Ct ntrsUs, Wsi i I Hi siasa glvtaa lljs B in Wataaa sad at H, -v. 1 to be one ot the iii B who helu up i In hank of MaSS Saturday night, attempted to saael Daalpa snsv rioki ineinli. r of the local PoUOt SBH that ni tn , i u ti vim, in srrtal slat iu U.. raiiro Wm .a the pallet si. Hi'. a Watson i to aav automatic pistol. -' Jl sallaat ravelvsr, three KalTSS -'lid SSSSt BiaBt SSI iridgea. SAY HE ATE THE CHLCK. Accused Man Is Nevertheless Bound Over to Grand Jury. l'nrthuiil, me. Although he ate the do unieiitiiy c-'i l.'in e I him while on the witiu t .i.d in lull I i fl oi eoiiit sttschea and apectstore, uc cordlni to oSlclsto. laasaal Itatheaotv a Seattle coiitraitor, wu.i bound over to the grand Jury by Municipal Judge Stev-i..n on a charge of passing a had i In-ek for Ustbeena, arhlle testlfjlagla his own behalf, asked to be allowed to sisaisss the cheek, retaining It while belnt nui-stiniied He was noticed holding his handkerchief to bis mouth, and court altaihes said his Jaws were busi ly w.-rking Later, when tin- proseeiiti-iu (filh I fur the eh.- B th- prlsetMMF dtCtSSSd '- did n.-t hSTS it A BSartb fallod to re veal the slip. m 0 m 3am 'si 3 ( , ' IBs. i i I f PAST IS FORGOTTEN BY EXILED QUEEN Natalie of Servia Presents Country With Mementos. Merlin. V.x Queen Natnlie or Son ia has decided tO forgive and forget her tragic history In the lountry where her unhappy married life was pnssed and where her son. King Alexander, sal hla spouse were assassinated. She hns turned over 'JT.000 ncros to the Mel grade university, n valuable collection of arms made by King Milan and King s KAtAl.ll; l.V)Uir.N or SIIIVIA. Alextinder to the National niiiseiim and the lllirarles of her liu-liaiul and her BOB to the Aiadeiu.v of Silence at the Servian espltal Natalie i sasa taa trlla ot King Mil in of Si'ilu In is'-'i ut 'the aire ,t slMeeu. Her sou. DBS ill fated Alex ander. WSa horn ii vear I. ti-r. but by thai lime -hi- and her hiisnaiiil wen- ly on apeskhag ssnaa owing to . --a lute lire. They sep-ll.il- ! in I8H1 in"! X.iiailc went to VVIewh id B . .lli her son I v. -- real liter Mil IB ueeis-iled III getting posses .In n ot A!eaiulei- BIHl I'tu sd tbe ineln'poll tun to k' -in! Ml i I dlTOTI This dl iiiee was latat declared I BgsJ. Milan n! Icfll ' In lsv-' la favor of Prince Alexander, Qaeen Nstalasi trao theietipoti le a: n d to Set via. w as fofl ,, p u-o int.. .Ml,- in lS'll. lull In IBM Imth she sad l:-r husliaud returned In trluniph to Ueltradn and llu-y wei. .ii, , mclled. Their triumph however, was sim.-t iivihi 'iim iiuihi of Ilu ii i-rvian ponnca ill: :,r !i , II J ni , i-xai.u. i . - n b a Into s ill 1'iai (Jjneea V..S..II.. ...a.. Is. L.fl tl... .iiiillilPl' ItitV'ilf lit , '' Ih 'HI ll'll till ' Tl.. ,,' , - .lenil, f Ale,,nl.-r ,.i,, I I In..,. i. . I - - I I. ill, well ill I'.sl'J and Peter KsrscoorceTltch was called to the throne. tlu-l'l.ieiaivlchil. nasi- P.- in.' sstlnd in 1001 Milan had died In Vlenn i Child'a Prayer Answered. Saginaw. Mhli "liear Lord. I.ll mamma we are la the traak. Bad PMl her to conn- qui l Mary Hart, el Mil years old. made this pra.er when she and her brother, l.eon. BJBad six year-. found the ; ' In b trunk llll-i M h 'Ii H'lV hud eliinl.ed Their mother. M - llll ll el Hart felt llll In look In I ne trunk In an uu- ii . .1 upstair-. Ii. -ili..,. in I! I'll ehildreii Brere i iKidoi I nt a - "'v Irad PIG'S EYE AIDS CAEE TO SEE Infant, Blind Since Three Weeks Old, DlstinfUlthaa Objects. i i, . a ftvea la D ' me, !l tnoliths- oiii -on oi Mr. si i Ml ii-iui.-u Kane, ut i;, i pa . t'n BJgh the srsft- n ... I.. the cinid' - Una tb .i meal ol i -i Plbsl- , , i, ... have brougbl out this fact will. oui a doubt WbttJ the band. I-- B ' d, it was said lhal tin- child followed l'" "' ;i light) d i Banted "i from oi bim. Anotl thai brtnga out the fast mole sleerl) It thai the child soi Brinks his eyelid " a finger or a small ohjei l kl VSted SSSSt tt the .(-. Th, di. ' from whii h I i ufferei alane he va I old is known as stapbytoma ot cornea. the Lccoers' Association Opposed to Tolls. - The I' " i raaotd I tolis lor Aiii--i:i BB rSBSelS in the crest wise trade. V v ' Xar' !MbV SELECTS GRAVE AND DIES. Pennsylvania Had Premonition That End Wis Near. Orore cn. Ps. m i". Vogaa of Bile, a former rosMsBl of this place, dropped did i few minutes after he hud selected the site for his grave. While Vogan lived here several ypnrn BgO his daughter died. Since then he had vlsltisl her grave from time to time. One evening lie took .lack Rw lug, the sexton wilh him and. pointing out a spot In-side his (humliter's ftSTSi said. "Kwliig, I have a premonition that I'm indue to die. and I want you to bury me right there." Vog.-in then left the cemetery, wiiiked BOO Minis anil fell dead from heart illa ensc. He was hurled beside his daughter. MOLASSES STICKS A SHIP. Too Cold to Run, Vessel Can't Unload and Loses Charter. Benton The pror stoat! Blowanai of cold inolasMcs has been demonstrated iigaln. As a result the trump steamer Kla has lost a charter. She Is a tanker equipped to dlecharas a full cargo in livn days and .irihed here two weeks ago wltli raTO.tmn gallons of niolnssea. The cold wave thleketied the mo PlpOa were ClORged, pumps made of little ue. and the Kin's erew Worked two Weeks Instead of tun days to ill, barge Ihe freight THC MARKETS. Portland. u heal Clan, llaj btaeeteaBi 11.00; red Ii It iy, ?I7; alfalfa, $H BUttl ii. . L'Se I entile. Wheat Blueetefla, club. Me red Ku.-slan sTe. Bnj Tlinothy, I7 per ton; M per ton. i Jlc. Hun- i in aim ry. :Vc. ' in ". : i IFA "i imunii i - - . '.. 4. ON DRY LA! Tie stall n. g of lllflllla on ill- ' is m problem, eenersll. , . , it is nali win u a fsrorsbl . . , ii II .1 the iHiiner BUI ' in gettln - a i I iitauii, lu M i i'-i lam bare snad c r of It, witi i" tin- ralafall It I tl i. i hen i.n.l litis is tli. ustt n . i ,.- i in plantt i in bin- !s , N( j( llsted III ii, t i ... i it- i ii i - pb ut "" tai.i n up uud aseb i, -ot is sal out I . I I ''::. I" B bill, lung tool l' nil down into tin- gio ml und ill a shott tune it ia grastlMaad i cup aide ol gelling plenty of limi-tui - Ii earry It si 'I he l in is going to In li ltd of the Dead Oa Plal raa Clicis. II. A l.llllllll Is the ' I' 111 liitiii.lue.i the BySSStB bere aid A. H Worth eetlBBSttt thein will I least two hundred ecus lasted thlt ii. It raqatttt bal llttli to tbe llll .-. retal el the raaelwra In that -..tn ii got good stands In -I bj planting Hi tin i.-u-i! at Speaking (ontcsl, Under AllSlliet'S of W. C. 'J'. D. Wilh lb" "Standing mum null'' sign hung out long l.elore tin- turn el till the lllti I tllHUl i lit In hi-glll. tin- speaking eiiiiti-l hehi at tl a Hoalerard UtaasjB hail last To i villi; , pi oved one ol tin- s 10 of the BSaSOn. 'lb fiist pi I - i beaatlfal Deasereal madal, bb i v Miss Urate Saue The BMmbers of tlie W. C T. I . under whosi sueplees taa Batertalaaasal aa alrei . esaressed themaelttei i u Ore than pleased wilh the in il u. i saooffded tbelr sfforts, - i 1 1 mil 60 grangers ami tlien frlSadl entbUSISStcSalf praised the progtaiu I i e-e'. led. Whle there were a of musical selections large ii mil 1 1 i I C '..)( I. -i I till prlaalaal number eat the salsu aim v contest, winch pi oved motl Interest lagi aside from the sathui la.lli uhleh a contest always arousis. Ko iiiiitoi iniv ssasUeal aata tie iint -tints that it appi ireil IBM ' s nit- to pick Urn wini. ei I. iii the - finally selected Mi s Sagi the beat, a Judsemenl ebluh sppeared t ii . t the I l ulrti ,i pi . .1 RAILROAD CREW ACTIVE Oregon Short Line Men Refuse to Give Information Lewistou, Idaho. Manh 2H, Cltil englnoera in th employ of the Oregon Short Line Railroad were lu t Pis civ for several days dm log the past week from the Upper Snake l.'n. and have gone to I l.-nn steicl the lower terminus of the linn cm aructud from Huntington dowu the Snake river towards Lewistou, 'I lie men were ntici-nt hut It wan learned they aata members of Mm I arty who wen- reported in th. ( iratid Hntiile sect inn scrotal months ago. A. U. tVetattt ami a prty of milling engineers recently arrived in Ihls city from Salmou City and declare MM ChloagO and nthwi stern n I Hill avslotn jointly will I ulbl in -I iim- the Hew road to lid tillllt -town the IJIg Salmon lilver as an e ii aatna of the Qllssata ami MtBtasBg ia '.n a I it. m Salmon 'it U) laBtSM ton vlr. W'nrster sabl . "I I e Pmi-Iii,- hi,. I I l,i Nnrthclu win bt extended north from Bat leadattt down Mm Little salmon Kiver lo taa jm i . i ot Hie Hig BUd Little Salmon Blttffl at b'le alna, a distance of IttBilss Ainniig the blghar rallread BffMMls Mm Ut tl t tl N'nilhw. t. i . willl -:ll in ii, .,t Lan . Wye., lu a point ut or near Idaho Pal l, perhBpt ii Rltby, Idaho, ii-i i-i be Headed t i i' ' l h iMi the I -ilmore mi I Ik. go d' wii the ! B ilnn n Rttlt i to i.i-ist'it.. wti.-r, -Mi' " ,-.,ii Bossd wit'i Mm BUI ' "' "' (Mil -Ii Bolt I -Ii in t'" 'III I U .i I.. Paaifli i "i"1- . it I leral m d, an aid gli I , i,,.i'i-st nans llaeatal Hue rrnts Oaltage lu I ,., ,,,. foai,. by Bboat WHl III ll s. " M. K. ( !. ircii Scrvicea. Th ' ' ' . i .i , i .in- i the I' "i . i ... .. in I . .. obi Iptll 7. This trill be a tmal In the people oi 1 1 istlo. Oat . . i Bsaatt foraabl 'l. Ths laatuta still hie I a ,.t p. Ill . a'i sen is ll i llll I I i i . n ii . 1 1 Dealt ', C.loll'do. v.HI lei t lie IU the M. I, .Mi, h ir. Lm . Mm Bapttls teiiiieiit el Mm i i"i' bllssloB ol Mm il Cb nob ioi ni out ." i.iis. His si.i.jil wilt be I'.diiea tlllll in-, t ' hill baa beea tetaaed tan (", III... Il'l.l l'c .'ll nr. Mil iiei uiul ran ni n llll rtb i u. in 1. 1 .le sea. i i a rare treat lot the peopla of I In 'il him. Bundnj i i ii 1 1 1 il I sis B " u i M i.. Caurah will b ippn.pi laic iii Urn day oi.tli in. i ii Inn - i (w on i.'. i bnmai Johns i . tor. RUN DOWN COUNTERFEITERS Sold f.c(.ea Or ..cd In '.i .11 Cities. mi, oi i i.i I tab i ! . i -. i. , i, in. . .., Ueiulh d to run down -a i oui.i-1 irs who ,l i, i.ainhi i '.I b0 'ii- ' I lu (ill .latum ifl Pacific northweal ba i ( VaUlhn. aliened to he II., I. .nil I oT b .loiiiand, Harry g- itont la Bpnkant sad ChsMss Datahat ia lie i in- I.. ,.. . and mini ot tin ,. I,, haw been in I little cot tag) oil Dearborn atroet, Baal ,. . 'II. e COUntl l.'l' "III I I well nude, t. ut a trifle thick. Btone and , 'Mi' i , i:v. i -n, ,, Hon ' In , I. je, I. I bank .