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ONTARIO-The Future Metropolis of Eastern Oregon The Be nner Wool Market for the Interior of Oregon (Pttitoto vwx The Ontnrio Argus leads in Prest i pre. merit, and Circula tion. Watch us jjrow The Produce from ir.0()().(l()0 acre I is marketed from On tario each year Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County. VOLUME XVII ONTARIO. OREGON. THURSDAY. APRIL 9. 1914. NO. V m$ BASE BALL FANS ALL GO TO WEISER Depauley Will Be Behind the Bat for Ontario Players. 'Hi.' ball fan are nil up in the air tliii i i'k. the local olub having se cured the aervlce of Depnulay, the little Mar who did much to bring the Ontario team through tba 1011 Reason with the loss of hut one game. Depnuley will be here Sunday for the opening Biime of the season with tin- Weiier club nt Welirr and it la expected he will huvc the aupport to laud the home town a winncra. The whom l-t Sunday allowed Hume weak spot and the need of more practice fur all the player and they bnve ii ii 'ii nt It tb'a week, getting new player aod stirring up the once they will retain. While the WrUer team ahnwed more clam than the ho nc liny It win Imply because they tin ve been play ing together longer. With the opening if the bull aea ana nil the fan are going tn appear Hutiday with their straw bat and tart the eann off riiiht. Thla la t lie i'iibIiiiu throughout the fi mn 1 1 . for the draw hat and base ball to come and go together. DR. WITHYCOMBE The March iaaue of the American Sheep Breeder and Wool (irower, of Chicago, contained the following: Ir James Withycomhc, director of the Oregon Agriculture College and l. periment station, is in the race for the governorahip, and deserve the loyal support of every farmer and stock noser in the "web foot" atate I)r Witliycoinbe liua alwaya been loyal to the sheep and goat interest of Oregon and hHH fought their battles on the tar in, the range and every other big que tion in which they were vitally interes ted. He wa secretary of the I'acilie Northwest Sheep Breeders' Aasocia tion, including the state of Oregon, Washington, Idaho. Wyoming, Montana and L'tuh For forty three years he has been a resident of Oregon, and during sixteen year of that time has been di rector of the Oregon Kxperiment sta tion. Dr Withy com be is cue of Ore gon'a strong men and has been identi tied with every movement for the up building of agriculture and live stock raising in that state, tlis sound views on great national issues and especially those in which the wool industry is inter ested, are known to every reader of the Northwest. He is a man of strung character and force, and no one knows better tlM needs of the great state of Oregon Kvery wool grower ami go.it raiser should take otf his coat and work for Dr James Withvcombe ONLY ONE THIRD OF VOTERS REGISTERED The registration here shows about one third of the voters registered as follows: Republicans 27o democrats 1 prohi tl prog 13 socialist 11 iudepend ent total ".37 GIRL WANDERS IN SLEEP. Kalamazoo Mi Awaken In th Street of Battl Crk. Battle (reek. Mich Walking In the streets of Battl Creek uud asking a policeman where she was, Miss Myrtle QroOB of Kalamazoo, fourteen years old. IH taken home by Captain Put nam uud County Audit Thayer of her home city, ending a search that bad beeu instituted by her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Charles lireeli The theory is that the girl. In a sotu-nambuli.-ti. stale, boarded an iuterur ban car'at nitu and cume as far as tier motley took her. to Urbandale. then walked to this city. The girl comes of u food family, and when last sjasj in Kalamatoo was ou her way lu ehtircfa BtM seemed dOBOi win :i found here, but recovered her senses later. AMERICAN LUMBER KING PASSES AWAY Pasadena, Cnl. With hi seven chil dren withered about his bedside. Fred erick Wcyerhnctisor, aged 79, multi millionaire Minnesota tlmbermnn, died here following an attack of ft severe cold, caught on Sunday, March 22, while Mr. Weyerhaeuser was nttend church. The body la to be sent to Rock Island, III., his old home, for Interment. The Weyerhaeuser Interests control not only a big share of the lumber business of Oregon, Minnesota, Wis consin and Illinois, hut through pur chases of timber laud In the Appala chian country and various other parts of the United States, they own more sliindliiu timber than any other firm in the world. Mr. Weyerhaeuser lived very simply. No one ever supposed from his quiet, modi st manner that he was enormous ly rich. Ten year ago his wealth was estimated at $:!n,niiu, Since then the value of lumber ha Increased greatly. FRED'K WEYERHAEUSER ' -. 4 J. ' " Frederick Weyerhaeuser, America's richeat lumberman, who died at his winter home In Paaadena, Cal. CHINAMAN MURDERS WOMAN Slayer Confesses Hla Crime and Say Deed Caused by Reprimand. Vancouver. It. ('. The story of how Mr. Charles J. Millard, left alone In her house with a Chinese servant, was murdered by him uud her body burned In the furnace was explained by the confession of Jack Kong. 17 years old. und cleared up the mystery of the wo man's -trauge fBOBPBBBIBMB during her husbands over-night absence lie said Mr. Millard reprimanded him because ibe porndmi had been burned at breakfast. She ordered him to make a fresh dish of porridge, but be objected, saying that he wished to go to school. Mrs. Millard made some remark to the effect that she would have to cut his ear off to make him obey her better, ami then he seined a chair and struck her down. lie then choked her to death and (allied ller body to (lie hascuti'iit, ills memhered the body, built a big fire in the furnace and put the body In piece by pioot Dallas Dry Victorious. Dallas. Or. Prohibition forces were victorious in the annual city elections, returning two out of three couniilmen and defeating tin- ordinance, recently .1 by tin- council and then n joined, tokiBf thi- limit otf tin- nuui- tier ot - iloo.i that could be rooted. Home Rule Bill i Upheld, 80 to Spare London. Hy a majority of 80 an amendment tor the rejection of the home rule bill was dofaotod If the llou-e ol Commons and without dlvll ion the bill was given for the third time Its tocood reodiOf In the house No Bone.; for Andrew H. Boen. Kni-ne -Aodrov Hi V1M1 of Springfield Junction, charged with the murder of his wile, Kdith, by poison ing, was bound over by Judge Well. of the Justice court, without bonds. The testimony at the preliminary hearing was practically tin- same a that at the coroner's Inquest Mrs. Bossen's sister. Dolly bOVOBBj testl fled thai just brfon Mrs lios.-i n died she told her tOOl saOOOOB had given her poison. A neighbor afso ttstiftod to the same effect. HELD AT DENVER Does Not Attract Any Del egates From This Section. It I not expected that any one from this section will attend the Ir rigatiou meeting at Denver as the acntiment of the people of thla i-ee t imi i not hi BCinrd with that of the (ioreruor, who will try to dominate the delegation from thl tate. The meeting of the composite Itrigatlon committee from tbe Commercial club of -h. Vale and Ouiiiilo, de veloped tin- and telegram were sent, to (iov.West outlining the po sition ami the reason thru for. Kighty per ccn. of the population of Oregon I not Interested In irriga tion and it would he impossible to get slate aid for irrigation purpose. Appuiently Idaho I going to slip another one over ou Oregon and again bog the reclamation fund. They tuive iiscd'sniuc tin million dol lara that belonged to Oregon ami are now going to introduce nnd lurltier a measure that will cut Oiegoii mil entirely from all benefit of govern iiiiii t funds, tioveninr Writ I atniid Ing in with them now jut as our delegation In emigres went to slurp and permitted the law gnvrrniuu tie dlrlainti of land funds l be amended. It I to be hnpul that the rotn of Oregon will wski'ii Up and see Hint no are selected for office who Will look after tbe Inl. lists of tbe state. EASTER SERVICES AT THE mm There will be special Kuster services ut the Congregational church next Sun day inorniii.' and evening, with special mii-ie at both services. You will enjoy the singing and speaking. Come and take part in th. worship. Following is the order of service opening anthem, Rojofc e Kvermnrr Invocation, (lions l'atri. Responsive Reading. Hymn Scripture Lesson Hymn. Pastoral Prayer. Announce ment. Offering and Anthem, I Am The Resurrection Seimoti, Closing I'ruyer. Hymn. Benediction. Tin e.ening service will be on the eame o dn PUlip Kocnig, pastor Easter service at the M. K. Church Morning, 11, sermon by the pastoi , The Resurrection. Kveiiing, 7:.;o, Has ter program by the children of tbe Sun day school. The people of Ontario are Cordially invited to these -ervices. Thos. Johns, pastor. INDIANAPOLIS UNION TEAMSTERS STRIKE Indianapolis The Teamsters' Un ion voted unanimously to go on strike. The union, which includes, the com mercial chauffeurs, has between f and .'"no meml ers An order was issued Saturday pre venting the congregating of crowds and the police were told not "to heal tale to use other uu-am-" If persuasion failed to disperse the gatherings. In addition to tbe extra polio in. n, 250 business men were sworn In as a reserve force. These men were tiro vided with uniforms and guns and are quartered in Tomlinson Hall, where i they will be held until the strike is' settled The men an- commanded by Offloon Of the) Indiana National Guard. 1'ur four monlhb Indianapolis has be.n aeitated with labor troubles which have resulted in the resignation ot May. r Shank, Superintendent ol Police liyland and U' Iiavis, .r. iltiit of the Hoard of I'ublic Safeiv, and a general shakeup in the city ad ministration. Inuring the last streetcar strike there wu4 so much rioting that tb entire state militia was called out by Gov truer K&lstou. SOME NEWS ABOUT In this Section Bad Slides Shut off the Idaho Northern. It Is geuernllr understood that the t nih mid people are arranging lor the installing of a coaling plant at thl place, it being considered too alow to try and handle the coal by hand The workmen are still busy with tin- false wurk for the lullioad bridge west of Jiiut in ii. but are about through, when the tracklayers will have a stretch ut fivo mile before the next big bridge I eiieonntiTt.il. 'the Idaho Noitlnrn has been com pel led to al nudou the line beyond Banks, because of the big tltdOB. The) have a miiow plow and two eu glue bin led nnd It I repot te I that i ne hole side of one inouuinli; baa atatted to move. It will lie late III the si a -on belole the I olid Crtll he opened lor traffic a there la tin use in clearing the track until the limit lure 1 out of the grouud. Woikiuun will la. gin the work ot widening the guide of the I'ajctte Valley railroad and the placing ol boOftsf tei, preparaotty to the taking OfOf of the n.i.l i UM Short Line i in i i. 1 i e bridge meu are expected to move liefe fl. Ill NfOM Hi u tew .Imh mid start work on tbe two lirldgu across the Snake river at this puicc. t lit- will build new piers und make tbe old linen wide enough to am- linn date I -mi trucks. The old bridge are in tiad khii e. TO RESUME WORK T. K. lii.bbitt the well known civil and mining engineer alter spnmliag inure l bun ball a year in New mk Hint l'lttabnig I mill Ii suceedfed In nniiiicliig tbe Sinker 'luiiuel enmpany and will put a fnrce of men at work May , He made the slati uu nt when in Nairn n this week, tlmt only a small Inn.' will he pir ou al llr.l, i the only in,s, in ihe old luiiuel II bleb is over ti.tuni teel long are where mm water seepage has ndiii ed the earth. These can not b Ihkeu Ollt lllltll till' Xl.iA OU the lower lends of the mountain i gone 'tlli glial t'.lUliel 'hlll .11 Mell 300 feit further, it i Mr liabbitts belief will cut the Imiiiiii. d.ild.'li Chariot ledge at a VOKlOOl depth ot JilOII feet or i humlied foet belo 'bo I ii 1 1 1 1 in of the old ahatt The tun i.i I will dram the old workings and iiccoldliig to the belief of limn i a in ill ion iu gold and ill VI r available by tbe extension will l.e Nainp.i Keloid. Thl i the tunnel that wa started to tap tie grotin I uudir all tne old inlUL'H of .Silver tJlty, where work wa slopped because of ihe coat of handling t ie wutei . ROBBER KILLS ONE AND SHOOTS SECOND Moiint enioii, WMh A man be Hi rod to b.- i hail. s HophtOO, known as the "ia! tooed roim. i because ol the words true love' tOttOOOd acro.s. his bunds, killed Tony QOrfc and ho' and prohahl.'. totollj wounded John, Freeman. I IWO miles north sjf If o Murray, 18 mile southeast of hero , Kreeman and (j.rb w.i. walking VOM poOOBVOMI tomiuiiied suicid. al tlOBfl the iMOhO, when Hie hiKhway Leonard Home, mar Holland, uhoui man aOttOf "'.in ..ml demanded the.r 4 mUm ,,., Mlls , lU Uy (,,,,. moiiev N't -iihei had anv and the rob- blmsell tbrOUfh thl bead wall a X, b.-r ohiaii,. .1 roooi soirlod ' Oorb i r revolver Incensed bOOM of tail'ire to obtain A,,1(,, n,,t.. .. was known loot, the rol.h.i dio.- Hu- two men h,.,., ,, nohlem;- I''" a llotl Torn the Iroel ,,r) 0 . . ... ,,,:,, , i . ud of you right r tha I now, said tha robber, sod thoa bit oia fatbor ho?ii tod with fJorh on the bood with Ills pistol, kill ,,. a,:M,i:,:i olplomatli ing him. 'ihe bh, . uV .i lol, ( ,,,,, (,. , but the robber produced aoothoi u4uaitad eitbwa aod attll n Shot Freeman through tl" "U, SBsW ,.,l h, i .-.,. ,,,,,1 rank In the AuOtUO lug bliu lor dead, arm v. ESCAPING CONVICTS KILLED BY GUARDS Sacramento. Three convict were hot and Instantly killed and two oth ers wouniliil. probably fatally. In an attempt to break from the Incorrigible wiird of Kolsoin prison. All five .lien were literally riddled with bullet. Thirteen prisoners were In the i'ii i to escape, hut not one reached the outside of the building Prison officials were prepared for the break, for the guards in the ward had bend the convicts plotting to escape. The lenders 111 the plot were wurned not to attempt the break, and were told If they did It would be nt their peril. The incon Igthlt ward Is a new bulldlnc. not entirely completed. Htcel cage doors lu.ve not yet been installed ill the cell. At the first sound of breaking cell doors the guards began shooting. Sev eral of the convicts were unable to gOl out ol their i ells at the lirst rush, and when ilnlr lellow prisoners began to fall frmn the hall of bullets from the corridor they made no further el tort tO est al"'. SIR JOHN FRENCH ir " . ySTi. ;r- jc-v Sir John French, commander In chief 1 c' Mie British army, who resigned .is a result of the trouble in Ulster ovci Home Rule, NAVY WINE MESS ABOLISHED Sweeping Ordei Ui ued Barring All Liquor Frcm Naval Vessels. Washington, H C 0t '" I roliibillon will provoll the (J 1 MOtOt Navy aiur July 1 h. XI Secietaiy Illinois mane public mi outer which no! only will aboil, h the traditional ' v. lie u,. ol ihe of fleers, bill Will bar all . I.obolle I. Iiom ever) ship and "I Or sl.iliou Th..-, oiler. MNWtltHliOl OOO Of the noii vorthj rlotorioi ooi won by the prohibition ii.i i I i, ,i.n the re. i, niiii.iid.il ion ol Sin l.i'in in I llr.i i I. d In a statement Daniel raid: am in h ariv arni -iii-iii w ith Ihe I by the Surmiiu QeO ei.il III his p.ip.r aci ouip iiiv inn I In recommendation, There should ""' '"' on shipboartl, with roferenci to iniovi cauls, one rule lor officer and anolli er and a liiiiennt rule for IU eolisl ed iiei'Minnel.'' Methodists Tsble Resolution on Mas. New Voik resolution Introduced in the annual conferenci ol tbe Metb odisi ihiirih eritlelalni lbs presldenl of the I'liileil Siau i aiit inline Cothl I i mah on Tli. i day and MIEOeOtlni that Ihe piacii.. I .I iniu d. brouol ' fort l a i . Supporter and a i ki iii ol pivte.i win ii It was liilroiliiei d liv Iir TbOBDSS lioiid It aTOI lObtOd b a bare ma joriu ot HVU v. '. . ; lie nihil of Ihe i oliference VOtfOi for it ami M voting to table Baron Takes Lif. Grants I'aas liaron Arnold Beakoi l sonl V 7 r o . - COUNCIL MEETING Stroet Improvements Ordered- Street Signs Ordered, The I'oimell met in regular e- jsion Monday evening with all uiiiu ber present. A rtnontriice was preienti'd against the ue of the lot near laim dry for a dumping ground, and mar -hnl MM or dei ed tn pnt notice and have bole filled by (ieo. liutli as piti ful mir agreement. A resolution wa adopted order lug the grading id Idaho Aveum . wit to city limit, from Oregon Sirnd and April ITith aut for bear ing any remoiistr incsa v. 'ix.ilntii.il wa a.loplitil order lug Indiana Avenue graveled del all' v in llloek IH to Hlcliniilaun Street and grade to Intersection of Morfitt Stieet, charging MBOBOM to abnfing property mid poatlng mil Ice to that eff.it B0 nrl id oil i. nicer were read and tiled. Tbe usual Ibpior llcenass were gi.'inii d Dll motion it wua or.leie.l that a bOI ami drainpipe QODBOf tlnn be u uile letwieti (he Ih.vei ponds. Bills wen' prnat uled and ordered , .ol Mr . Uenlcy Hiltlritfaitil the c ell I flu t ie In the eol Ie el ion of garbagi- u Hie iltv, in, . poring to gelbei all slop und gin I aea In n tight wagon in a saniiary BaSOOOt and all lo be domt ftOf bust It . In ilia. liefert' I l.i i "It Ii cumu.itli e. Light eommille n couimeiiiled Hint alight be ii.-t.illril at OOriWI Ol Ne vaiili uud Iv rig Slii A 10101 i.iee wua -t i I I H;mIiI tin i oiialril'tliin 01 MOOTS I.I the Vll a I'm I, addllloo I .l.telop ed t Jin ( Ihe walei of Hie cltv i fin g taki n i loin this addition otters the prOpOOOd se.'els ale to be III ttallel and He amver uu OOOSOsOrf lol Ihe health of the p. ..pie. Mis I in lev addlifM .1 tOO 001 oil i. dative to tOO oily tiiHlntuioi tl n i tt i I be i u. i It i i i.i In ton i by oortoln frotortwl oi ttro ood a I'ollitiilfl it was Mplailiileil lo ui' what i I I I e ib lie Ihe m'h.i bund for Utersl No 1 tt I. ll.' aided to I 1.. I'll, Ip al par. J. II DoOltOB wa oltllled to pie Inn route poata lor Hie sli.fl for I I he ordl anon i..d..... I hi I. ten- ti.'ii to iiii-iiuct Msstsrs In lateral lllrl I tela 'J, ,'l, , Hill o as I . . I ami adoptodi A -I lool cenit nt .talk I n in dcii.l ob too vVu'luiigtiiii Hti at tld I I t In I'll V 1.1 111 111 . II. I i .lulu lltee wiot ui I.i. I I- i rohoao a tank . i 1 1 loi olliuu the itn its. Adjoin in d lo the I.itli. 10 COMPLETE MALI 01.1 rSRVE 'I I." maltei .t havii.p thl ." Vt ru merit con pk te thi sui v. . i t He publ . land.-, ol Mall em eoUOl i .,. i ii.i kjitoi iu i "mm. i -..ii Stub -i Senator (iiumbi rlain notified thl Club th. Week that h. 1..,. ..luted u bill uppropi luting i .c.ooo foj II.. work CAN'T KEEP OUT OF JAIL Of Hi 20 Year Almost 20 Hiv Ben ..td In Puiun. Til) el. . I, o Al thill I'. .Hull, vv bO III k t a 'i'ii nine year-. Ii.. hid unly iiliie.v. , ..f iieedutn la In Jail i barg ed villi sleallug wagon wheels. I' ill Mi VV lien nine yell's old was sent lo the reform srbuol for pettj Ibierar) He araa paroled, bul had been fraa ie-s thaa I vvts'k when aire I. I foi leallUf fooil from a home iii ' aye Itj ti i - . I. .ii the ! ' ! i i i ,.-. i v. h . . i. .i i. a burglai v an I lu pi . ! ! i from . ii i Ii l a chance tie a a bIvi u a Job In pack- 1 ii.- bad worked bard sod until bis ie -cut arrest.