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ONTARIO-The Future Metropolis of Eastern Oregon The Banner Wool Market for the Interior of Oregon (wfcwri "Aram. The Ontario Arjriis leads in Prestige, merit, and Circula tion. Watch us grow II The Produce from 15.000,000 acre is marketed from On tario each year Representative Newspaper of Ontario and Malheur County. VOLUME XVII ONTARIO. OREGON, THURSDAY. JUNE 25. 1914. NO. 26 OLSEN WINS THE 120 NILE CYCLE RACE LaGrand to Baker and Re turn in 2 Hrs. 49 Min. MANY Of THE RIDERS DITCHED With hnlr iinnifflol, unscratched nml ax unconcerned a though h were taking nn afternoon spin, 0. C Olnen, r Ontario, dashed into Li Grande Sunday afternoon the win ner by six minutes of the annual I.i Orande to llakrr and return road rice. Behind him were a long line of pilled rarer, damnged machine and damaged rider. Olsen made the run of 120 mile in two hour and forty nine minute, breaking the rerorl of three h"iir and forty-two minute es tnbllhi'd last year. William, a professional, lost hi mat lii mi. it got on fire from a leak ing ga tank nud hurnod up. I nil Yeager of Haker, strurk a chuck hole and win thrown again! i fetire, he finished third. Tlllson. of Ontario, had a bad spill at Union, but was able to continue and finished fifth. 1 h prl.eH wire $K.n for first; $7.' for second. $50 for third and $- for fourth. HILL PHARMACY HAS A EORNAL OPENING To Acquaint People With the New Store Methods HANDSOME FOUNTAIN IN PLACE The Hill Pharmacy was formally op.. :,-, on Saturday when thfi ha ! an orchestra and gave souvenirs to the guests who called to get acquaint ed and sample the product of the new fountain. Mr. Mill has a string of drug stores and Intends making this his head iiuaitcrs, because It Is in the mid lie of the string. 'r the present tho store will be in charge of L K. Ty son, Jr. Many changes h:tve been made in the arrangement of the store and tha additloii of the fountain has Improved the appearance of the store very much. The stock will be enlarged and male complete a- d the new men hope to eirn a fair share of the patronage of the people by can- In every ib -tail of the business. VALE GETS VICTORY FROM'ITARIO TEAM A Game of Good Ball-Alexander Was Crippled. The Ontario ball team and a large crowd of rooters went to Vale Sun day to play ball, but Alexander got hurt early in the game and the Vale team iiusel out winners, Harmon pitching for Ontario There was tbo usual wrangling by the Vale bunch. Hurley going behind a board and tryng to make the um pire believe that he caught a t'.y and other similar stunts were tried The rooters say it was a good game even If they did get beaten and make a few errors. The 1914 wool clip brought Oregon 2,080,000. BUTTE MINERS FORM INDEPENDENT UNION llutte, Mont Seceder from the Western Fcedratlon of Miner have launched an Independent miner' un ion, rejecting peace overture of Pres ident Moyer and associate and elect ing nn temporary president M. Mc Donald. A mass meeting wa attended by Bonn miners. The report of the exec utive committee, In whose hands had been left the drafting of the Insurg ents' policy, wa adopted without change. No official recognition wn taken of the Western Federation. President Moyer had no representatives present to offer compromise and his apparent advances In nsklng for the resignation of all local miners' union officials did not win even consideration from the Insurgents. Unofficially It wns declared that the soceders' reason for not accepting advances from the federation officials wns determined opposition to the na tional as well as local officers and a strong desire not to be affiliated with any national organisation. Baseball Star Arrested. Detroit, Mich. Tyru Cobb, base ball hero and outfielder of the Tigers, was arrested for drawing a revolver on a butcher who, Cobb declares, had Insulted his wife. J. J. Hill I Doctor of Law. St. Paul, Minn. James J. Hill was honored wllh the degree of doctor cf laws by Macalester college at the commencement exercl es of the col lege. Joseph B Foraker, former United States senator from Ohio, who is seek ing the senatorial nomination at the primaries. ANOTHER MAN SHOT BY HIS OWN REVOEVER DROPPING W. M. Hooten, an employe of Jane s MfjHrl. an Mentally shot himself wiih I iiiolver at one of the Malum camps Tuesday evening. He wis preparing his evening meal in camp and stooped over to pick up a kettle of rice when the revolver dropped out of the scib t . .i.i and struck on a rock vhlob I it to discharge I he ball pas sed through the right hand tttfnil'y in such a manner as to cut Ml tendons and also shut'er the bote bj the fore fln-er- Dr. Griffith drcsi-ed the wound and Mr. Hooten is getting along very well since being brought in by his MBployi but his physicia s fears that he may lose the use of ins band. Burns Herald. If Noah had swatted those two files that started up the Ark's gang plank, he would have saved us a lot of trouble-Hard facts In the shape of silver dollars are always appreciated. It takes only a few hours and a suf fragette to burn dowu an English church 400 years old. i :L ,, gL Rtttkw I FREE TRADE FORCES I CUT IN MILL WAGES! Or Close Down of American Shingle Mills on Coast TO MEET FOREIGN COMPETITION A revision of the wage scale In the shingle manufacturing Industry 1 an ticipated a the result of a meeting of IM shingle manufacturers held here Saturday to consider ways and means of competing with Hrltlsh Columbia mill. At the meeting Charles E. Pat ten of Seattle. E. E. Case of Raymond and S C. Muniby of Bordeaux were ap pointed a committee to submit rec ommendations to the manufacturers. This committee, although not rernm mendln a reduction In wave, started In Its report that the only way In which the competition of the Hrltlsh Columbia mills could be met was nv reducing wnge Action on the rec ommendation was left to the Individ ual msnufacturers, but It Is predicted a new wage ncnle will be put into af fect 1 1 mint of the mill July 1. SHOPS TO 8E MOVED FROM HUNTINGTON Says a Story Started From Huntington Last Week ONTARIO THE OBJECTIVE POINT It ha been aeveral months since the following was pulbished last. It is due about every six mouths: A Huntington report Is current that the division Is to be moved. It It said this time that Ontario ia to lie made the new railroad division point That there imp lie some such intention in the minds of railroad officials is supported by the fact tbut all improve menu which were under way by the railroad company at Huntington have been stopped. It Is felt that no defl-nitf- action may lie expected until the results of the meeting Of the directors ot ilie I'. p. coaip.my are anmu:cel In the meantime property owners at Huntington are on the anxious seat Demacrat. Haker City. CONTEST EIEED ON SCHOOL ELECTION HEED EAST WEEK There has been a move ma.iA to have the votes cast at the school elec tion recounted and a hearing will be had before Judge Hi-'us on the 7th of July It Is siatej that there were about twenty illegal votes cast id this will probably be brought up at the same time. If it is necessary to hold another e'eeiion the board should be provided with a list of the ununified voters so there can lie no question about it- The property nualiifie ii Ion is what fools them. Many bt)l they are voters when they are not tix RAILROAD WORK BEING RUSHED TOWARD RIVERSIDE Kditr Uallag ,er. of the .lut.tura Times, was l.ere several days this week He savs the contractor are rushin the Stork "a tno railroad and aie 1,1 w ne r Itiverslde, about tlm-e mile Th re are three more bridges to build, but the men have been ord ered to work double time and the) are making good headway. IDAHO CANDIDATES ARE IN THE FIELD Making Efforts to Secure 1 the Nominations ALEXANDER OUTFOR GOVERNOR Political meetings were held In New Plymouth and Payette last week, the speakers being Ex-Governor Haw ley who 1 an aspirant for the senate nn 1 M Alexander, who wishes to be gov ernor of Idnho. Mr. Alexander Is making hi campaign on the lue of lower U'xes. He has made nn exhaiis tlvo study of the tnx question and the manner In which the money of the people Ii being squandered for useless offices and boards and promises If elected 10 reduce the expense of run ning the stale at lenst a million dol lars a year. That will mean quite a reduction In taxes for the people and Is sure a strong appeal for their votes. So one questions Mr Alexander's ability us a business man and his abil ity to make a sweeping reduction In the taxes. PAYETTE YALLEY HAS 6,000 ACRES CORN Which Will lie Fed to Cows and Hogs Later BRINGING BACK MANY DOLLARS There Is fiOOO acres of corn In the Payette valley between Etntnett, New Plymouth, Payette and Crystal. This statement Is based upon a conserva tive estimate recently made by Mi Kern, the deputy fruit Inspector for the Payette valley, who is in a posi tion to know whereof he talks as he get all over this valley In his Inspec tion work. Six thousand acres of sjoffl means a large Increase in the jiiodnc tlou of hog in this valley. In a.tlclputlon f the (MfMM Of hog shipments from this vall.v t in Payette Valley ltalliti.nl lias rccentl completed a four car Block yard at e I'lvmouib and a three car Mmk yard at Letha. Both yards are sup plied with pumps ami standard chutes. ARTESIAN WATER STRUCK ON LITTLE WILLOW CREEK A. McWilllams and Mr Coot weie up the Little Willow last Friday, above tin Xliimp place when the men who were drilling for water struck an ar- 1. 1 flow. The well is Up on the side hill and is flowm. nlxnit twentv im hes of water This Is n very Im portant find f'.r that section as they are short of water and a few of these ill SB ih.'e tin m to irrigate the whole valley nt alight rapsfl CHILDREN MEET DEATH IN ACCIDENTS AROUND PAVI I II On Monday the 11 year old SOU of Eiwaid Miller, of Boise, was drowned in the Payette riw-i near Calks. He tried to wade across the river at the old ff rd and got beyond his depth On Sunday last an auto was struck by a train at Payette and wrecked. Howard Duncan, a.'cd II, was so bad ly injured that he died next day. The driver, a boy of in, ami Lena Chapin, were only slightly injured. RAiLHUADS LOSE THE SPOKANE RATE CASE Washington. The Interstate com merce commission's so-called "Inter mountaln or Spokane" rate orders were sustained as valid by the su preme court, which held, nt the snme time, that the long and short haul clause of the Interstate commerce law wn constitutional. Both had I n attacked by the transcontinent al rallronds. A to the Intermountnln rate or ders themselves, their effect Is that such western cities west of the Rocky mountains as Iteno, Spokane and Phoenix will not be forced to pay upon their freight from (he east the regular rate through to the Pa cific coast and then also another rate from the Pacific back to their Hint Ions, because the railroads are competing with water-borne traffic around Cape Horn or through the Panama canal "Health Sundsy" in Philadelphia. Philadelphia. "Health Sunday' was observed In more than BO churches In this city when prominent medical men from all sections of the country addressed the congregation on the fundamental principles of pub lie health. Judge Benson Is Tied With McNsry. Salem, or. According to official returns received by Secretary of StsHT Olcotl Justice Charles I. Me Nary and Judge Henry I. Benson, or Klamath Pulls, are now tied for the supreme court nomination on the re 'in 1.1 ii ; i- ticket. SAMUEL G0MPERS Samuel Gore, peri, the famous labor leader, who is said to be planning a school teachers' union. THEY ARE ALL CELEBRATING THE CREAT 4TH THIS YEAR Ontario will be deserted on the Fourth the people all heme; away for tbut day The railroad to the Payette lake is completed ami they will have rates ami lug dumps up there to celebrate the completion of the TQMA New Plymouth has extended an in vitation for all to come there and enp.y the day with them. Weiscr has made extensive pi, entertain all who will favor her with their presence on that date. Nyssa has a picnic in the (iibson grove and and the usual games and sports to amuse and entertain her via itors. Jordon Valley will have a regular frontier celebration, with the horse racing ami ether sorts to attract I unt 111 a has been planning for a large crowd and they will have some thing doing all the day. Vale is figuring on a celebration also. Kxcursion rates on all isilroads If congress Is going to sit forever Wa hington will have to equip Itself with a few iiioniitai: s and a seashore. EvJsiKE CsW slMsaskflllsil IDAHO NORTHERN HAS REACHED THE LAKES Road to He Formally Open ed on 4th by Excursion CELEBRATION AT THE LAKES The main track of the Idaho North Ml extension was completed to I'ny tte lake last Saturday. The Idaho Northern for some time has been op erating as far north as Donnelly, In Long Valley. Donnelly being the new railroad town near Uoseberry. Tho new trnrk Just put down was l.inT this spring from Donnelly to Payette lake. Ten tulles of the new track Is yet to be surfaced, which means the filling in between the ties with dirt, and tamping (lie dirt. All the sidetracks between Donnelly and the lake are yet to be put In. Two hundred and sixty men nro at present employed on the Idaho North ern extensions, 110 of whom are on the track laying crew One hundred and fifty men are employed on bridge and construction, surlaclng. on the fence gang and lii the material yards. It Is expected that the hack clear t the Payette lake will he In first class condition within the next two weeks, aid that there will be a big Fourth of .Inly celebration at the lake this year. HEAVY SHIPMENTS OF SHEEP TO EAST Mostly Februury Lambs for Omaha Market MARKET CONDITIONS ARE GOOD The shipment of sheep and lambs during the past week hus been heavy. Twenty -tu i car loads were slllppi d fr, in BrOSJM l hwuiii ami Anderson. Thirty-five cars were shipped from llillitliiKlon by Bixby and Oxuian, and thirty two ears Were shipped from I ! in Monday In I In- Touiilugsc.i lliolheis and Itow man The Tounilig seu Brother.s had INI I'Vlnuary lumh tbut will aw 10e about sixty HOlMl and tins expect , Ket about four dol lars 11 head net lor them at Omaha Homer Itamho went 10 .luiitiira Mon day to look alter some sheep Itm Itamho has JOM to Coloi.ulo for lllrkliel. John Jenkins, Ham Itiowu a' I Ad am Mm 1 1. 1 aine in Tuesday to look all' r Hull w 1 ol John lolni- 11 ami Jo.) I'lalsl.d weiu hem Im-. day looking 1II11 wool. NEW PLYMOUTH WIL L 0N4TH Sends Out boosters to Tell the People About It. BdltOI M.i 1 111 tod W. B linker, the (jolibn Kule 11. an, or New IM mouth were 1.. in Monday polling the town for their !' urth of .J 11 1 reli-hi-atlon. The. . -xpccl a Mt ci.w.l there, spec ial trains will 1 1111 fi'in ill Hie adjoin ing tOW SI k( lOtl taies For eiilei taiumeut lie will haw something Wolng all the tune aid the aiiaiite iiieuts are lor a 11 led program In cluding hall Karnes. Inn r hM for men. fcajrg .rd gtrU nnd many (her forms of amusement Talks will be made by Hon Joseph ii reteison, with coinei 1 'In ban I.