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ONTARIO-The Future Metropolis of Eastern Oregon The Banner Wool Market for the Interior of Oregon 8$e (Njarto &vgn. The Ontario Argus leads in Prestige, merit, and Circula tion. Watch us jrrow The Produce from 15,000,000 acres is marketed from On tario each year Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County. ONTARIO. OREGON, THURSDAY. JUNE 11. 1914. VOLUME XVII NO. 24 SUBMIT PEACE PLAN IN MEXICO SITUATION i . . United States' Draft Presented to South American Media tors for Consideration. Niagara Fall, Ont. The United SMI'" government, throUKh Justice jjtmnr and Frederick W. Lehmnnn. presented to the three. Houth Amerl ctn mediator a complete plan (or the purification of Mexico. It In the same In principle as that presented try the mediators and al ready agreed to by the Huerta gov-iMiirn- ni It contemplate establish merit, at the enrlleat date practicable, of a new provisional government In V ! " City, which would conduct lencrnl elections for a permanent gov ernment. No other Internal question are In cluded in the peace plan, as recom mendation and suggestions with ret iT'iMi' i" ;iar rnrinii ami eeucniionai r forms lire ph rimed In such a way a to constitute advice rather than dicta tion The plan Include provision for general amnesty, the payment of clslms, the withdrawal of the Ameri can forces from Vera Crux and kin dred subjects which would dovelop alien (orient! lliii-riii retired nnd u new provisional government was In stalled. VERA CRUZ PRICES SOAR Fur- t , ii May Open Army Food Mar ket to Restore Normal Costs. Vera Crus. Brigndler-Generul Fun tun announced that he contemplated appointing a commission of Mexican resttlmits and American army officers to Investigate the Increased coat of Mai Hi Vera Crux since the occupa tion Complaints have reached the gen eral Unit wholesale dealers nnd I in porter-- have been squeezing the retull dealers and holelkeepers. Several Im porters are known to have considers ble Hookl on hand, but they are lim ine, up the prices., It Is said General Kunston may seek permission to sell army subsistence to restore normal prlcea. Deputies Guard John O. Tarrylown, N. Y. To guard against molestation of John 1. Rockefeller utul Ins sou at I'ocuntico Mills, ihougln to be possible due to strike developments In Colorado, It) deputies irimi the White Plata! county jull were placed on the Rockefeller estate HUERTA RESCINDS ORDER TO BLOGKADE Washington. General Huerta later "ii I" ruled ilu- order to blockade Tarn Pico against the delivery of ainmunl "Jii by the steamer Autllla to the constitutionalists and averted a new Moll between the United States und lie Huerta government, which had tli- im iied mediation of Mexican af fairs. Although the Washington officials expressed satisfaction over Huerta'a ctiun, it was persistently suggested outbid,, of official circles that the blockade had been suspended only lumluiuually as a result of confer euces between the South American nu-iliators and the Mexican and Ainer lou delegates at Niagara Falls, and toot tin- Antilla's cargo of arms might not be delivered at Tampieo' at ibis time. Washington.. A new crisis In the Hoilooa situation was brought about by President Huerta ordering gunboat.-, to blockade the port of Tampieo ad to seize a cargo of ammunition a route there for rebels aboard the Antlila, from New York, flying the v'uban flag. Huerta notified the pow ' oi his intention to blockade the Port and that he proposed to seize the cargo consigned to the belliger ents against his sovereignty as cou- "a'laiid of war. Rube McCreary was here today from Adrian. He says there was nothing lnJured by the cold lost week in the B'K Bend. MILITANTS INVADE catholic church London Suffragettes, for the first time, Sunday invaded Catholic churches nnd created scenea by at tempting to harangue the congrega tions. Worship was disturbed In both Wetmlnster cathedral and the Church of the Oratory, Brompton. Fnther Bernard Vaughan had Just taken his place In the pulpit In West minster cathedral nt the evening serv ice when a womnn, well-dressd and apparently of refinement, rushed up the steps into another pulpit, and, waving her arm, shouted: "In the presence of the blessed sacrament I protest against the forcible feeding of women." A band of militant Interrupted the midday mar In the Church of the Oratory by chanting: "God ave Em mallne I'ankhurst and all our noble prisoners; open the eyas of this church and of the prleats to put an end to the torture; In the name of the blessed Joan of Arc, hear them In their hour of need." The growltiK hostility on the part of the public waa shown by assaults Sunday on several open-air meetlnga. Speakers were mobbed, stands were torn down and two men were aaved by the police from duckings or beat ings. Let Militants Die Is Cry. Iondon. "Let them die" Is becom ing a popular slogan In connection with the "hunger striking" auffrng ettes since the public has become so profoundly resentful of the net Ions of the militant women Gifford Pinchot, who received the Progressive nomination for United States Senator from Pennsylvania at the primaries. WILL ScLcCT Sui-FRAiit Bli... Meeting Called to Concentrate Sup port for Measure Before Congress. Washington In an effort to con centrate support for a sulfruge meas ure in congress, suffntae leaders Is sued a call for a meeting of all lead ers in the movement in the United States at O H. P. Belmont's Newport home, Marble House, July 3. Two bills, one by Senator Sbnfroth and the other by Senator Hrlstow, are before congr. s. TM sunrage leau ers are divided as US which measure is better, but they hop.: to settle all difficulties at the meeting. Suffrage workers from nearly all states, and representatives of toe congressional union and the national American wo man suffrage association will partici pate. Metcalfe to Make Race. Omaha. Richard L. Matcalfe, vice chairmau of the committee to arrange the formal opening of the Panama canal, has decided to accept the peti tion filed in his behalf for the demo cratic nomination for governor of the state of Nebraska. The Bridge club met with Mrs. Van Petten on Wednesday Mrs. E. M. Greig entertained lues- day in honor of Mrs. Mary ureig Greig's mother. Mr 11 I GIFFORD PINCHOT j MJ THE WOOL SALE BROUGHT THE BUYERS Who Took Everything Of fered at Top Prices of the Season. ABOUT 300,000 POUNDSL SULD Ontario had a very successful ifCHl ale on the 9th, selling everything that was offered In the M. M. C. ware houses at prices far Is excess, of those that have been paid through the In terior, considering the quality of the wool, which goes to substantiate the statements of our former article, re garding the situation. There was about ,100,000 pounds offered at the sale today and prices ran fp'tn 18 to 11 cents. There was not a soli tary fleece or coarse wool in these lots and some of It was extremely heavy, dirty wol. The wools that sold fur 16c were of extremoly heavy skeins- One lot In particular, was the heaviest BJI ! that has come to Ontario this year. There Is still some four or five clips unsold on the road to Ontario that is more than likely that another sale will be called about the middle of tho mouth. WORK STARTED ON NEW CHEESE EACTORY AT NYSSA Work has been started on the foun dation for a new cheese factory at Ny ssa. The i i'n building Is to be 38x52 feet with a 14-foot shed additional- The basement will be four feet under ground and four feet In the clear and will have concrete floor .iii-l walls. This will be used for cur ing the cnee and fr storlnw It until shipped. The upper part will be of frame and will contain (he machine r and be used roi making lh cheese. The excavation la completed and the concrete for the walls Is being p laced in the forms. The cheese factory has beeu located in the old creamer, building and has been using the old crumery machinery This building h.us become (. o smiil'. so small that two shifts of men are working to tal.e care of the milk. In the new building new machinery will he installed with a capacity of :'0,UU0 pounds of milk a da, though at pres ent the factory is ouly receiving about 8000 pounds. Tho amount is OSMOt ed to double in the uext vear. on ac- ount of young cows and because of ; uew dairy ranches beiug started. The factory started about is months ago on the modest reciipts of about 300 pounds per day. lu nine months the anion i received had risen to 3000 pounds of milk per day. 1 hen the Farmers Co Operative association helped by the merchants, took over the factory and commenced to inti-ust other ranchers lu the industry. The factory Is growing rapidly and every ono takes an interest ia it. The mer chants of Nysstt donated the lots on which the new building Is being put up. About 11 pounds of cheese can be made ti inn each lull poiu.ds of milk, and the cheese is sold at about liic.-nis per pound. At present tins means over $3000 each month to tb. ranch era. A read) sale la fouud ror IM cheese, one company alone asking for the entire output of the factory. This company lias a UAinibi r of stoic.-, and the cheese is stiTp.ied from Boise on the east 0 Spoka.e ou the west. S M. Moulton ' here this week from Ironside where -iu went to look after his farm inter- us. He reports that the cold last v.. ok injured the gardens in that sectioi', but nothing else seemed to be affected. A letter v u received here this week from ;v O. Landis who is now located in Seattle He says the skyscrapers are going u;- in all directions and many new resid. ,ces are being built. The to n looks good to him. SOUNDINGS BEING MADE FOR DAN On the Headwaters of the Malheur River by the Government. ENGINEERS GATHERING DATA Announcement has been made by State Knglneer John 11. Lewis that he Is in receipt of a relinquishment of the Warm Springs reservoir site on the Malheur river by M. O. Hope. F. M. Vines, W. 8- Lawrence, C. O. Thoino and Thorns W. Claggett. and that It clear up the last obstacle to the beginning of investigation by tho United State Reclamation Service In cooperation with the state to de termine the feasibility of constructing a large Irrigation project on the Mal heur river The persona named had made a prior filing over the state on lite alte, and until the relinquishment was forthcoming n Investigation could be made with relation to It. Surveying parties are now In the field, and It Is proposed to make suf ficient diamond drill borings at the site of the dam to determine the char acter of the underlying material, and whether or not It la suitable for tho construction of a dam. The propos ed dam will be alHiut 80 feet In height, and be built to store 160.000 acre feet of water. The lleulah situ will also be Investigated. John T Whtstlor, of the reclamation service will have charge of the work- IDAHO NORTHERN LAYING TRACK The Idaho Northern, the new rail road up through the Long valley commenced track laying Monday af ter noon, Juue 1st, from the terminus of this work of last year, 10 miles below McC'all. They now have a force of Ji ii i men, ;.' diivlng spikes after the track laying machines They ex pect to reach McCall during the cm iug week at furthest. Complete ma terial for their depot at Donnel- was Ian led there Monday, and material i r the McCall depot Is all read) to bring through aa soon as aaalble as It la their stated Intention to com pute all depots, water tanks aud stock yards early in the season. CATTLE THIEVES ARE ACTIVE E. T. Beers of Baker, one of tho administrators of tin- Itausnm Beers j estate, which includes several hun dred bead of cattle rMoftal In Mal heur county, has returned home from Vale, where he was called on account of the urrest of one iJomb., a small rancher, charged with stealing and butchering several head ? the He.-is estate cattle The defendant had a 'preliminary examination ami was bound over in the sum of $inuo to an swer before the next grand jury or M lheiir county, In default of whic'i he is lu Jail Baker Democrat. SUCCESSFUL SALE OF HORSES W. H. McWilliams, who conducted the horse sale at Juntura last week was here this week making arrange ments to hold another sale there thin month. Mr. McWilliams reports that the sales are a great success, being held close to the range country, the horses are in better rliape for the buy era to judge of their condition and the growers can drive them to the sales yards at small expense. For the next sale larger and more yards are being provided and many improvements made for the convenience of the sellers and buyers. More horses will be offered at the next sale, and they will be of a bet ter grade as the owners now know what to expect in the way of prices and will bring in their best. More buy ers are aUo pro.n cd, several who were not present at the first sale hav ing stated that they would be present. D. B. l'racey shipped lit out Saturday the Peterson and Vannata horses. 0RE60N NEWS NOTES OF GENERAL INTEREST Events Occurring Throughout the State During the Past Week. Little One Has Miraculous Escape. Portland. When a seven panaenger automobile driven by Mr. William K. i : .in-r became stalled while cronslng the railroad before an npproachlng train at Clackamas, near here, Mrs. Frailer, who was driving, and four pus. ngi-rs leaped out, leaving three year-old Lois Frailer alone In the ton neau. The locomotive struck the automo bile and smashed It to kindling wood. porta being hurled 60 feet. When the train was halted a quarter of a mile 'art her on, little l.ols was found on the engine pilot clinging to the rod. Her right leg was broken, but this was her only Injury. Official's Removal Asked. Salem. Charging that O. C Olbb. district attorney. Is not enforcing the laws regulating the sale of Intoxicat ing; liquor, I W. Thomas, a saloon owner of New Pine Creek has asked Governor West to remove the official and appoint another man. Oovernor West hna asked the officials of the county und the state pharmacy board to make an Investigation of the charge made by Thomas that a druggist of New Pine Creek has been selling li quor without a license. T D0MICI0 DA GAMA Domlcio Da Qama, Ambassador to the United States from Brazil, one of the Mediators endeavoring to settle the Mexican troubles. Brief News of the Week Kansas needs li.ffl men. and more than liiHio extia teams and 2280 extra cooks to harvest its big grain crops this season. Kansas City captured the heat rec ord for the year, the thermometer registering 7. A number of prostra tions were reported. Damage amounting to $10,000,000 was caused in )a Angeles county, Oil., by the recent Hoods, says a re port of the engiin ers California horticulturists will pre pare resolutions asking the postofflce department to prohibit the (.ending of vegetables iniecied with pests through the mail-. More than $20,000 damage resulted from a t bunder und rain storm ai Evansvilie, Ind. The First Avenue Presbyterian church was wrecked, at a loss of llo.iiuii The poll tax law of Utah was de dared null and void because of the fact that It conflicted with the state constitution which guarantees equal rights to men aud women First stake bus beeu drheu iu the survey of proposed railroad routes in Alaska. The route undertaken is that between Chltlua aud the Matauuska coal fields. aar Or ' It fc BvJ ' s '& ' J rOaTsf wosbbV MOVEMENT STARTED TO ABOLISH OEEICES Salem. A copy of an Initiative bill for the abolishment of the desert land board and of the office of one of tho state water commissioners, for tho reduction of the salary of the stato in-.. 'I.-, i, his office to be filled by appointment by the stato land board, besides a number of other changea. was submitted to the secretary of state by W. P. Qeorge of Salem for approval aa to form. The measure, which covers the recommendatlono made by Oovernor West, Is being Ini tiated by Mr. George. Governor West declare, that tb measure. If enacted Into law, will cut the expenses of the desert land board, state water board, and the state en gineer' office In half. Appropriations for these departments by the laat leg islature amounted to tlO.OOO for the desert land board. 840,000 for the state) water board and 114.1.800 for the state engineer' office. The appropriations for the state engineer Include the $60, 000 for the water power surveys. $16. 000 for Celllo Investigation and $46. 000 for topographic and hydrograpblo work. Laborer Shoots Two. Carlton.- Joe qulnn. 96 years old. i hot Phil lUil.ii through both arms and Inflicted a slight wound In the neck nt the Anderson hopynrd. seven miles northwest of this place. He al so shot nnd slightly wounded another laborer named Joe Red Ochre Bed Found. Sherwood- Discovery of n red ochre bed Is reported on the farm of P. C Kuecht. three ami a half tulles south Tnnd west of 8herwooti. Mr. Kuecht has I'L'u acres, and about 20 acres are believed to be heavily underlaid with the valuable paint component. I'i liiiilnary in . -ligation shown that the bed starts about 1G Inches from the surface aud gets belter aa It goea down, eight feet already having he,n explored. Tests have been made, with the result that chemists say It In of extra fine quality. Hood River Cherries Sold. ' Hood Itlver. A. W. Stone, manager of the Apple Urowera' association, an nounces that the entire crop of Royal Anne cherries of the valley had been sold for 6 cents a pound f. o. b. Hood Itlver. The irult will be preserved laud canned at The I utiles. The cher ries will be hauled by the growers to the association warehouses In apple boxes. Hopmen Join War on Orys. Aurora. At a meeting at Aurora the growers of that district joined hands with the Hopgrowers' aud Deal ers' association of Oregon lu Its fight against prohibition. About 200 per sons attended the meeting, and It was the consensus of opinion thut state wide prohibition would put an eud to the hop industry of Oregon, FORTUNE FOR EDUCATOR. i. Notifiad That He Is On of Three Hairs to $25,000,000 Estate. Ijiuieme, Kan. Being tho wealth lest schoolteacher in tin- I luted States Is tliu situation vvhlcti has been IoitciI upon Professor i: M. TVollunk of the Pittsburgh Normal school, who lias been notified that an estate of $L'.".,imi,. (MM) b.i- been left to hill! and bis Holt and a Louisiana haul.cr. The fortune was left by a greal-unelu wlio libit M-icral .I..'1 ago In Berlin. The will provided tin- money gu to the male de.-i 'I'lidauts of the WollUUk line. Professor Woll.mk. his sou and a bank er of Delhi. I.a . are the only liens, and ea- b will get one llnnl of the estate. "Of course 1 will be glad to get the money," Profeasor Wollauk siild. but I intend to keep on teaching school." Plolosor Wollank has been al tin normal school live years. He Is a teacher of languages and Is a widower Flaxseed Sprouta In Eye. I'lmliny. 0 After consulting several pbjratclaS, on of them an eye spe cialist, a Flnillny woman rid herself of severe pains In one of her OJfOM when she evtriuted a fiuxsetsl that had b.cu pi. mil there several din ago to draw out another oblect. When she olgajillafJl Hie need she found that It had begun to sprout, the rough edge of tlie sprout scratching the eye.