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P ONTARIO-The Future Metropolis of Eastern Oregon The Banner Wool Market for the Interior of Oregon tifctirior The Ontario Arc" leads in Prent i j?e, merit, and Circula tion. Watch usfrrow Bffle m vm. The Produce from 15,000.000 acres is marketed from On tario each year Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County. VOLUME XVII ONTARIO. OREGON. THURSDAY. JUNE 18. 1914. NO. 25 FARMERS INSTITUTES II Park School, Nyssa, Owy hee and Bend on June 22d to 25th. BOTH AFTERNOON AND EVENIKG Firmer' Inatltutes will lie held nt mini pointa In Malheur county, June 22-25. The wi.rk Of these Insti tutions will tie closely reluted to the farming interests of the sections In which it Is given. It will deal with llvnatock nnd dairy problems, gener mI farmitiK conditions and home tiuili Iiik ortH imd science The meetings will be arranged by W II. Chinn, ugrl ciitturlst fur Malheur county, who wl'l be, assisted by Prof. II. T. French. Prof. K. It. Kltt and Mrs- I.ulle B. Hobblns. These extension workei arc not only well informed on K'mral agricultural subjects but have Jin I lunch experience In deiilliiK with these j.n hleins us applied to Oregon coiul. ! it h llii nun ami evening sea 'oh will be held lit the dirierenl pint es as follows: Dead Ox flat, Park school house. June 22; Nvssa, M, K. church, June 23; Owyhee, school, Juno 24 and Mix I lend, school, June 2u. ArraiiKementH bad been made for institutes to be held in Jordan ViiMev ti.K because of local conditions the dale bus been postponed until c;irl til S pieinber- Foilowliu' is the general program fi i ilie different institutes: AFTKRNOON 2.M P. M What Is Domestic Science? Mn. I.. W. RoHHINM Husiness Organization of the Farm Pier, m. t raojNij Feeding and Care of Dairy Cattle Prok. E. B. FITT8 EVKNlNt; s:;w P. M. Ilos; Feeding and Management , PBOr. K. 1. FlTTH Artistic Homes Mk. I. W Kohhinn Kural Organisation for Community Welfare Phok H. T Fkkm h TALES IN FRONT OF MOWER AND CUT UP On Ranch in Rye Valley Both Feet Are Awfully Lacerated. HORSES START UP SUDDENLY Aubrey Watts, son of S. D. Woitfl Of Rye Valley, narrowly missed losing his life Thursday night- A young man hired on the place was driving the mower, and the boy reached to whip up the horses to start when his foot slipped and before he could re gain his footing he was u inter the mower. One foot was cut off except the tendon and had to be amputate! at tlie hospital, while tin- other was chewed to piece li the sickle. The boy owes his life to the passing of a stranger who responding to the cr. bound Uethe limbs with rope prevent ing the boy fiom bleeding to death. -Maker Herald WILL TALK TOR STATE WIDE PROHIBITION Mrs I.ora S. Lallance, a gifted and entertaining speaker, national organiz er and lecturer for the W. C. T I', will speak at the Congregational church at 2:30 P M-, Tuesday, June 23. and in the opera house ot h p. m. Everybody invited Admission free. Mrs l.a Mance has travelled in Alaska and will tell something of that country. ' MEXICAN ARMISTICE ASKED Notify Carranza Must Cease Warfare Before Can Participate. Niagara KallH, Ont. The three South American mediators formally advised Oeneral Carranzn by telegraph they would not admit his representa tives to the conference here unless an armistice was declared and Internal as well as International phases of the Mexican problem accepted as the scope of mediation. This action followed the receipt of n note from Rafael Zuharan, special representative of Carranza In Wash InKton, announcing the appointment of Fernando Igleslns Cnbleron, l.uls Cabrera and Jose Vasconcelos as con stltutlonallst delonates to the media tlon at which, according to the view of the constitutionalist chief, "It Is soiiKht to settle the International con flirt which hns arisen between the United States and the Mexican repub lic ." ADLAI E. STEVENSON Kb!1''!! u tJ aVaH I aaaaW B Hs aWOaraaaaaraaraaaas. aw Adlal E. Stevenson, Vice President during the last Cleveland administra tion, who died in Chicago of old age. - ORDER RESTORED IN ITALY BY SOLDIERS Home -With the occupation of the disaffected provinces by the military forces, order Is rapidly being restored sin! it is exbected that within a day or two the district of Itomagua, com prising the provinces of Hologne, Fer rara, Itavenna and Korli wiil have re sumed normal conditions. An outstanding feature in the gener al strike situation was the proclama tion of an Italian republic by the pen pie of several towns bordering on the Adriatic, in northeastern Italy. In some towns like Kabriano and Rimini scenes similar to those of the French revolution wire enacted The Inhabitants, misled by reports Issued from tlie headquarters ot the anarchis tic committee at Ancona, an Important seaport on the Adriatic, to the etfect that a revolutlouury movement had been successful In overthrowing the monarchy, proclaimed a republic and substituted for the national .flag the black banner of tlie Peasants' League. Illinois Court Upholds Suffrage. Springfield. 111. -Illinois wonieu suf frage act, which permitted women in this slate to vote for offices created by statute and on propositions pre Miii.d to the electorate, was dedal. -il valid in a decision by the state su preme court. Northwest Postmasters Named. Washington The pi . si..-nl nomin ated the follow iim '" " postmaster-. Wa.-hing'uii S. s. Moritz, Dayton; Arthur A. liarne.-i, POOOOi Helen R. Whitney. Wapato; James M. o. VVII son. Waterwlle; Idaho William T. Roberts, Bellevu. Emil Seidei Nominated as Senator. Milwaukee, Wis -Kmil Seidei, ex mayor of Milwaii-.ee, was nominated by the Social Democratic party of Wisconsin for Lulled States tenator. Fatal Storm in Pans. 4 Paris. Kleven persons are believed to have been killed, an unknown num ber injured and heavy damage to prop erty resulted from a thunder and rain storm of phenomenal violence which raged over Paris for three hours. Bev-'""' eral streets caved in, engulfing passers-by, and Immense pits replace some of the finest boulevards In the city. COMMERCIAL CEUB IN Some Agitation for a City Band to be Organized This Fall. IMPROVE DEAD OX FLAT ROADS The regular meeting of the Com mercial club was held Mniluy evening, J with a small attendance, owing to the warm weather, no doubt. A communication was received from Welser regarding their celebration. The game was the most lutorestmg thanking the Ontario Commercial club In many wa.is and more money clu;;g for their action In not celebrating. led hands on the result than In uny Of A communication was read from the the others, the Vale bunch getting Payette band regarding the uiving of away with unite a chunk of Payette concerts here during the summer money and some of the Otitnrn con mouths. The discussion brought out tlngent picking up some more, that many were In favor of a band, The score was eight to nine, which but thought the town could not sup- Indicates there was plenty of playinj; port a haul and base ball team and us to suit the fans a. id a lew sensations-tin- lull fans got stinted first and se- The last play being a left hand cat. h cured the subscriptions to support the by Hhltia Harmon that retired Payette. club, there was mulling to do lint lay If this had gone b, It would have pro- i down until the base ball season was babl meant one score for the I'uy- over. Several felt that band concert ette team. If not more. would Im a great trade getter for the After Alexander settled down In the business men. while base ball bene- ! first Inning he pitched a flue game lis tOW, if any business houses, be-1 I cause the games arc played on Sunday when nil the stores are closed- The committee on roads retorted jthat the had I n ufter the members I of the OOOOt) court to get some Im ii. veil road service for the Dead Ox IMI people ami hoped for success in (lie near future FIFTY CAR LOADS OP From ,.,,- Idanha Orchard For Thin Seasons Harvest. WILL CELEBRATE THE FOURTH Independence day is to be fitting! observed at Nyssa July Ith with a pic nic celebration at Gibson's grove, to which all the ncighboiiu- townspeople are coidially invited. There will be races, hall games, luicklng HIBttS) to music and refreshments. Stores will close on that occasion and for one day the people from country and town will devote their energies to having a good time. (i Alexamlei . torcinau o! the fain 001 Idanha orchard, three miles noith west of hcie, repoits the outlook" is excellent for a large prune crop this M-.iMiu III spite it tlie frosts of i.uT Biring. An even larger yield than last year is anticipated from pNOMsl in licatlons This would mean output of more than 50 carloads, HOmou for this excellent showing tor the 01 chard must be attributed to the can--ful ami scientific attention the n (haul his received frmn those wiu, look attei its internes. Nyssa Journ al . DIPPING ALL THE SHEEP TO PREVENT SCAB SPREAD This (TOO) some lot, sheep are dipptd in M ilheur and Harney counties This s made necessary by tlie I tiodiii'.on of some scabby tMtfihl in'n tin- two coutltleh. H.v means of sple- .lid 00 OpOTttlOO on the part of iuteri ir sheep owuers..the in fection was limited to five or six ,""s ,,ut a a precautionary meas- f '' ' ticks the entire district voliintaril' agreed to dip and thus make dou1 y sure of an infection be- Ing allowed to escape. BALL CAME DREW A On Sunday and the Teams Played Good Ball For Them All. PLAY AT VALE NEXT SUNDAY The baseball tame on Sunday last between the local and Payetto teams drew the best crowd of the season. I many being present from Payette and , Vale. I'ayelte liml .1 new pitcher In the box and had to take him out as the On tario hitters all found him without any trouble. The ftlnnln. of this game places Ontario at tlie head of the league again with two games to pla off wdli W'clser, which should place her still farther In the lead. The Ontario team will play at Vale ii.i Sundii) The Vale and Welser teams pl.ived a close game, score :: to j In fiVOI ! Weiser. showing the teams are close ci iiteiidcrs for the low place In the league. - JORDAN VALLEY TO ENTERTAIN ON 4TH New Store Building Coin? Up for Another Merchant. MAN SUICIkES BY GUN ROUTE A man by name of Isaac Johnson, who was working on the Itinncll ranch mi Reynolds creek, committed suicide lust week, by shooting himself in the head He Is n-poid I t.. haw jimi been on a protracted drunk Ai I an-ejiients ale In i made to have a good, old-fashioned Ith 1.1 JuU celebntion at Jordan Valley. There will be all kinds of sports and amuse ments, with 'lemonade, peanuts, pup corn and cai.dy,'' and a l-i iinl display of in -works in the i -veiling A store building is being tracttd "!l tin- south si ie ot Main street oppoalti the Kvpress office. Tin- bnildi ::ni;ii tut and will lie ooeuplod by Mr, Helm of Del.ainar who will lnoe hN stink of OO40 ti' in thai place to J'-iilan N'alley. J. M- gglVI August Alwaldt are putting up tin I. milling and have it well uinli r way K press. THE EMMETT PEACH CROP WILL BREAK THE RECORD The peach crop this year is ceitaln ly showing up fine and growers antici- pate that Blbertas will he ripe by the middle of August, almost two weeks earlier than last year The trees are loaded and the output should be aln.o-i double what it was last war. Kiniin.-'t Index. EX-VICE-PRESIDENT DEAD Adlal E. Stevenson Passes Away at The Age of 78. Chicago. Adlal K. Stevenson, for mer vice president of the I'nltcd States, died here at the Presbyterian hospital. Ills death wns due to gen eral debility and obi age. Adlal Fwlng Stevenson had a long and honorable public career. He was vice president from 18!:i to 1NH7, un der President (Irover Cleveland. In 1!0! he ngnln was nominated by the democratic party for vice president nnd ran with William J. Ilryan, th party's candidate for president, but wns defeated He served as a mem ber of the 44th and 4tth congresses. From 1HH6 to 18HH he served as I'lrst Assistant Postmaster Oeneral under President Cleveland. CHARLES S. WHITMAN s. Charles S. Whitman, the famous New York District Attorney, who is a sandidate for Governor of New York. MOUNT LASSEN IN VIOLENT ERUPTION Keildlng, t'al. Kire, smoke, steam, volcanic ashes, rocks and deadly gases belched, mil oul) from the crater which opened up near tin- summit of Mnunt l.assen May .'In. but also from two new craters that burst open more than a mile from the first of tlie new craters, and the first known toll Is oin dying, one Injured and two de- inenleil The outbreak of Mount LOOOOO Is extremely olcanic in nature, ami the peak becomes the newest active vol cauo In the world. I.ame ; i -ili.i 111 was fatally hurt h tailing rocks, ills head was battered and he was round half covered by ashes and cinders Hocks hurtled limn the spoilt lug vol cmio and broke the aim and gashed tin face ot inorge Tipple, a lumber jack, tod left him demented, tleorge (ioodwlii, who bit Manianl ta Lake lit k o clock iii the luoniing, was wiiliin a hall mile ot the crater when the eruplloii occiiireil, and lie also is deineiited as a result. Oilier members of the party near the mountain al the linn, report that tin- lop of the mountain Inc, b.-cn blown off, and ai.iies, rock ami i imb i . cnM-r lerilloi two miles tlom the pl.ll. Theodore III is Born. New YolU 'I Inoilm- Id.:. . w ii HI, first gralnl.-oii ol I 'oh, 111 I ;,, to la.ir ih. l.imily nam. waa horn at tb home ot Mr ami Ml Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. Dry Flour Saves His Life. Pendleton. His life saved by the prompt application "f dr Hour lo an i ugl cut in his throat, William I'ur HaTi a farmhand, ih in a Id i-pin-r hos pltul rccowrmg from the effects of an automobile accidcut which hap pencil on the Sand Hollow road be tween this city ami HoODOOf. Mrs. Potts' Body Sought By Ghouls. Canyon City While attempting to Steal tin- hoily of Mrs. Charles K 1'ottn from the local eun n-ry, four im-n, three of whom an- associated w ith tlie defense of I'otts, now on trial for the murder of his wife, vera arrested. 3ff .;ifl jCr. t PJfjLjjD laflLn aaaaaassB i Lsaal BIG MOVEMENT OF HORSES FROM RANGES Mostly Going to Montana Markets for the New Ranchers. MANY DOLLARS SCATTERED There Is unite a movement of horsea from this section this spring. A lot was driven from Caldwell to Huntington and loaded for Montana points. The shipper claimed that he in nlc unite a saving in freight b go ing that way to Montana over ship ping east via the Short Dine. Home horses nre being driven from the Juntiirn section to I In nt in ton and shipped from Mieie t istern pointa over the northern railroad Hues. hoiil l'iiii horses went through hero Momlay from .liinturi fur the Montana dealers There were some from the Woods lot and some from t'hailev took Hills are out announcing June ::n as the dale f..; 'he horse sale at .liililiira, i iilutie until all horses are sold. riie have some especially g ml loti listed and will probably hat I a thousand horses tO sell, mill) of the growers having spoKeu for I oin It is a big advantage to boih the sel lers and hut. cts to have these sales conducted so close to the ranges and they are taking advantage of them. A. MeWillinms returned Tuesday from an extended trip to tin- interior, picking up horses. He shipped IMtl to Miles City, loading at Huntington. These were bought from John Woods, Tims I urnbilll. (has Cook, Steve Sea weard and others This makes over Ton hegd shipped this mouth, which mcuiis iIUm a chunk of money for the Iioim- raisers, THE ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION EXCITEMENT Large Number of Tax Payers Kxpress Their Preference. WOMEN GET INTO THE GAME Monday was the annual school meet ing date and an election was held that stirred up ipnte an excitement tor a shmt time. lew people knew .in J I hi lie about the election until Monday, tlie law not re quiring that the date be advertised, inertly the posting ot notices It was found that some of the aspir ants had DOM Working ipnelly for lev eral days and when the nmninatimi Omplotod then the race started The jinlget, Frank Hader, W r. . I i ami B,. I Taylor raportod Uw tft 'follows: I or director, Mrs. V , K. I..c l(N, II. ti Grauel :: for elerl i C Di li. . 108, i W I'latt loh. THE THIEVES ARE STILL BUSY RUSTLING STUFF Tin- i .itile a.il lim IO thUt m io . log a inei r nine ai ..iiimI the count Hob Udell worked up i aiioiil a iloeii of Ihem a In il time i. '. .mil ihe sen ling of the I., ickel hi ot III i in iloes Hi t i in to haw an beneficial eii. i l-lsl Wick one ol the :,i UtOi I limn Jud McKuight ami ltd die from fJfOorifl KcrfOOO He was seen .hi . i i .1 ognlMd ai dlffi i nt points where he made triib ,i ,,i turn eil tin- 04(M Icise luusc, but the hhciill was umihle lo (inh up with him. The last he. ml ol him I M0 ll I':. ion.