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VOL. !l ONTA1UO, MtlJIK1'R'(XlNTV, ORBQpV, THl'RHDA V. M All H l, 1016. NO. 10. m A SAW MILL FOR PAYETTE VALLEY The Weyorhauanra will thl-i month dofllnltch locate the big limilicr mill thev will build In the Puyctte valley to saw their v,i i timber holdings In it.. iitiv ti in.tii if Puvoitn -....i.i h. umIo.Io.1 n iha ultn In ni.ltp of the ton Unit Kinniett possesses interior n:itiirl advantages for such a mill lint Kiiimett 'h hops, went a-glliiiniorlng thin week when ari- noiineonient win mndc by the ,,,,,, pany's representative, Harry Shell- worth, that all the land owned by the mm I,..., i 1 be i, ut on the marker A contract has been given to Hilt Little to level the land anrt seed It to alfalfa, after which It will be sold In 20 tind ,40-acre tracts lly liiinn certainly worked a smooth scheme when he Induced prominent Short Line officials to become stockholders in the now hotel to ho built at Pay ette. - Kmmett Index. INDUSTRIAL CLUB WORK N. C. Maria and Mlaa Cowglll, of the Agricultural college, engaged In Industrial Club work for the boys and girls, are here and will remain for a couple of weeks to cover aa much of the county aa possible. They have been over the Dead Ox flat and to other schools In this seo tlon and on Saturday evening at eight o'clock will give an Illustrated lec ture In the High school auditorium for the parents and children. This work la proving verjL,succeea ful throughout the state and this county haa succeeded In carrying away some of the good prises they are offering. DREAMIAND ATTRACTS The House of the Lost Court" will lie the attraction at the Dream land Theatre Saturday night. March 11. An interesting phase of this powerful story is the attitude of Nln and I'aul toward each other after they have met Dolores at the Castle, and I'aul has become Infatuated with Do lores. The atory Is the qulnteasence of power, picturesquenuss, and dra matic artistry. William Fsrnum will star In "The Nigger" Monday night 1 be topic which inruiH the motif of this atrlk lug drama Is one which legislators and serous thinkers have grappled with unsuccessfully since the days of slavery. Mr. Sheldon la the first playwright however who has had the courage to tackle the aubject dra matically. William Psrnum, Amer ica's most popular young actor give a subl'me performance of the self HacrltleiiiK hero, I'lilllp Morrow. Un der the masterful directorship of Edgar Lewis, the enthralling drama works out to the proportions of a mighty epic of modem American life dealing as it doea with the gravest social, moral ami political conditions. A $100,000 photoplay, 1000 people, 600 scenes taken in New York, Wai.li ington, D. C . and Augusta, Ua. MANY VISIT THE M EXHIBITION The Art Exhibit at the City Hall was a surprise to many of the people of Ontario wlsu saw It, as the pic tures shown were so many In num ber and were of the best specimens ever seen at tills place. Such worka of .t thou of Mctchal Angelo and the famous Venus of Mtlo were In the collection and the students of the graded schools were given u oppor tunity rarely enjoyed lu that depart ment when they were taken through this gallery, and judging from the crowd that waa present during the two days, the efforts of those who got the collection here were greatly ap preciated The exhibit waa placed here for the benefit of the grade students by Supt. E. U. Bailey and several help ers, aud it was a purely educational purpose that brought these famous pictures to Ontario'. Mr. Bluckaliy hub bought one of the pictures, which will be given to the fifth grade room JORDAN VALLEY NEWS Otto Blackaby has gone to Home dale nii'l Ukon charge of tho for warding business of the .1 H. Dlacktt hy Mercantile Co. The road to the railroad are fa fair condition and freighting has started. George Spencer haa traded hla 'ranch property to J M. Dinwiddle for .residence property return to that eitt In MiiIhc and wilt The Antelope reservoir haa 17 feet of water, ulirnit double the amount atured two yearn ago and the aprlng run off haa not started, ' Watson reported good grass th" middle of February. there Milder weather and milder winds are rapidly cutting the snow from the hills. Frank Davis of llogus Creek, re ports plowing, seeding and other spring work well advanced. The Kxpreaa has a new editor, Charles Hackney, and the paper ahowa a big Improvement already. Hackney Is an experienced man and will make the Kxpreaa an Interesting newspaper. SPRING WORK NEAR DREWSEY Kd Ward was In town Monday af ter aeed grain for Drlnkwater ranch and aaya he will begin seeding In fow days. I'ercy Davis last weak moved a bunch of cattle from hla Mnddy creek ranch near Drewaey. Merley McMullen baa been busy for the past week moving the househould goods belonging to his parents, from the ranch Into town. John Oearhart and Jeaae C. Davis oame down from Van, Tueaday. They report stock In good condition and the bare south hillsides beckoulng them to come hither. James Marksbury waa In the city last week from the Warm Spring Valley country aud reports line grass for the sheep in that locality. : HIGH CLASS SCHOOL ENTERTAINMENT Iast Friday the Assembly room of the High school waa the scene of one of the best entertsl, inenti ever seen br heard In this eliv being the first appearauoe of the Olee elect- of mis High school. A very gool play en titled "A Box of Monkeys" was given In which the participants were Del- en Crooks, Evelyn Brown, Neva Bit- llngsly, Fred Test aud Dou Conklln The appreciation of this extremely tunny comedy could be best seen by watching the mirth of Hie crowd and irom the enthusiasm of the applause. The Boys' Quartette waa composed f Alfred II,, Hun, 1, Harold Von Keden, Stephen Cox and Earl Bull. They pulled off something new and origin al tn the line of comic harmony as well as lonio difficult and beautiful music, responding three times to the encore of the audience. Bena Adam waa responsible for a solo In which she displayed a talent which only those who had heard her before were familiar. She also re sponded to au encore. The double sextette was very much appreciated and gave an exhi bition of the harmony produced by the blending of boys' voices. t The Girls' Olee Club gave some beautiful numbers as also did the Boys' Club and the audience all felt that they had gotten their money's worth by the time the program was over. AN ELECTRICAL CHANGE The electric lights are not very good these nights, but the wiring will soon be completed at the sub-station and then we will have the good ser vice again. About all the steel work is in and the other changes are being made rapidly as possible. W. L. Hall has moved here from Emmett and taken charge of the sub station. Don Preston has charge of all the lines In the Payette district. which extends from Huntington to Wilder. It has beeu rumored that lie was to be moved, but that ia off and he will remain here. THE DEMOCRATS STRONG President Wilson Strongly Endorsed For Policies Advocated. The democrats held their meeting at the Moore on Saturday evening ifnd 'some 125 of the faithful gat around the boards to enjoy the menu prepared for them and listen" to th I speeches. There was a large attendance from j Vale with their band, 20 pieces, nnd the Ontario folks and visitors all en joyed the music mi. I many regrets I were heard that more could not hear the good music, the weather prevent ing an open air concert. Col. Taylor Introduoed Mayor llo man as the toast master and (he May or expressed a few Ideas about the. necessity of patriotism rising above partisanship when our nation la con fronted as at present. Judge lllggs spoke on Our Presi dent, treating the subject from a purely patriotic standpoint. Presi dent Wilson la having a moot difficult Kandall Sage shipped two oars of hogs to Portland last week. He haa been buying up several hundred of them and Is feeding. (Jrover Brothers shipped several oars of hogs this week and caught a MANY OF THE CANDIDATES ARE IN ONTARIO DURING WEEK TO MEET WITH THE VOTERS AND STIR UP MORE ENTHUSIASM There waa a atrong sprinkling of the candidates In Ontario during the past ten days and it made quite a atlr politically Ordinarily the Ontario people do not pay much attention to politics, being too busy with other mailers, but when there Is a flood of political oratory flcstlng around they get the spirit for a short time. Guy Johnston came down to meet with the brethern at the banquet. Mr. Johnston Is making a canvass for the nomination as assessor, and la meet ing with encouragement. II W. Mulkey was around with Hie clans and meeting old friends. Mr. Mulkey Is well known among the old er residents of the county aud will get aoqualuted with the otliers fore the primaries. Boss Soward, the candidate (he Treasurer's office, believes la ter he will have a walk over for the muni nation, but there Is plenty of time for others to come out. Mr. Soward Is now in the sheriff's office and would like to be advanced In the count, servlee. Ben J. Brown, the present sheriff was down with the Vale band aud meeting with Ills numerous friends and well wishers. Ben haa a walk over so far, no others having an nounced themselves for this office. ONTARIO BASKET BALL TEAM - Standing, left to right Seated Claud SBBBBBB flgfl BBBBVt99. ' i 1 ' BBBBBT f BBsi En ' VbbbbbbbbbbbbH aaBgaHHaJiBSBBBhtw gsssssfssssssssl gggisBssssslBBSssssI 1 & Jai r H -SBBB1 gSWSBBBBBBBBBBBBsH BBBBBSr gSBBS-BBBBBBBsV V JsBB 1 t'V ' "? fK J l I W JASPWbT ON PATRIOTIC MOTIVES task, probably tho most so of any president we have ever had and be should have the undivided backing of the American people In bis efforts to keep the nation out of war and still rotnin her standing among the na tions of the world. II F. Farmer eulogised the presi dent nnd compared him with Wash ington snd Lincoln, In the difficult task lie has before him. Itev. Graham of Nyssa also made a short talk. Other speakers were prevented from attending and the late hour cut olbera off. J. It Rlackaby presented a set of resolutions endorsing the presides! which were adopted and a copy ord ered sent to the president. The meeting was declared the most successful the democYata over held In the county. high market. The Portland quota tion was II. SO. A. McWilllams shipped two cars of horses to the Caldwell market. It la reported that the heavy stuff waa off 125 at the aale this week. I Charles M Crandall, republican candidate for Joint representative waa ''here aa leader of the Vale bsnd, but he found time to get around among the republicans and have a friendly chat. J. M. Duncan, the Nyssa man who . wanta to be assessor, was here Satur day and Joined lu the meeting to celebrate the seating of the democrat lie president. Jim Is making a quiet canvass among bis friends which , takes lo s large share of the popula tion. Illlll, ,11 lllggs was the only .audi dale who was allowed to talk at the 'iiii,,cratlc meeting, but he refrained ii, ,iu ssying anything of a partisan J nature. L. G. Willis, the candidate for as sessor from llrogun, was mingling . Ilh the crowd and seenu d to lie mak ing friends. He Is among Ik newer arrivals In the county, but appears to be making good ltob.it ii, in. hi, the candidate for prosecuting attorney, was In Ontario several 'days this week meeting with his old friends and making new ones. I Bob Is muklug a strong fight for Ihv iioiuihutlnii und Oiinks'lie will land the persimmon, being well known t iroaghoel ti., I II Ii Williams lias been here sev CHAMPIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN Oinoea, itolaud Koeaig, Fred Test, ltr. Christen son, i CITY COUNCIL SESSION The regular monthly meeting of the City Council was held Monday ev ening In the ( lt,y Hall. Tho officer made their report, the treasurer showed a balance of I3,4r8 24 on hand. The recorder re ci ve.i during the month $ 14iifl.fi l nnd the marshal collected 60 In fines. pound master reported nn im provement In the dog situation, sev eral having heen killed and othii 1 aent out of town. A three year contract was cut,,, Into between the city and the Klertric company for the hydrants at $7.50 each. Th" council appropriated $25 a month for the band with the undei standing that the r.uiimerclnl Club would give an eciual amount, nnd that the band would give weekly concerts and also one open date each month for special work. The Ontario Ileal Estate Company was granted a permit to erect an auto garage on the lot adjoining their of fice. A petition was granted for a wood en sidewalk along blk It. BROOKOVER HARRIED MONDAY On Monday evening at five o'clock at the Kiilph Weaver hoase In the south part of town, V. P. Brookover and Gladys Young were united In marriage. Hev. D E. Baker officiat ing. The home had been rented by Mr llrookover and furnished for bis future home. Mr. llrookover Is the efficient hsggage master of the O. R. L. at Ontario, and haa many friends In tills community. eral davs this week mingling with the voters. Deak says he is meeting Willi much -, . ouragement. A. A. Koberts has been on the Jol for several duya. Al Is making a hard canvass for nomination if, , relying on his experience aud ability to Isud the pine.- for him J W. Ml'Clllloeh, win Is going to get the nomination for Public lorries, Commissioner from He .-.isteru Ore gon district, expects to get out among the voter in the near future so they Can site him up. W. II. Brooke, who Is after the re publican nomination for deles., the national convention, Is In Grant, Baker and other counties getting ac quainted. K M Carllte Is laying low for the Ipreseut, bill will get ..ut annum them Mi Weaver, the present nut) .'commissioner bus a card lu I lie itii this week uniiiiiiucing that In- will lie a candidate for i John has made a good commissioner gjul is UO douill he will I led AW ho Is a cuu.il. I. ite u.i joint senator on the republican ticket While be Aid ,iie io that en. ci .w be.leve ho is a resident ot rtgrpt) OOWMj OREGON AND WESTERN IDAHO - d Holland. J W 1'iat.r, t coach. I I. uted. MONSTER WOOL CONTRACT MADE I ntistinl activity in ng for wo.,1 at this time of ye.r. Ma made known today, when It . . h-.irned that Bertbold and Githoii X-uherger had contracted for-nearly I pounds In the Internet of .in, I .astern Urn, . From II In 11 ,-e pi M ' Iplllal- i nit kins; an outlay of more than $ I on.OOO. The clips contracted foi Include hose of (It son MOO ii So, 000 .mil 0,(ie0 pounds, M. I. Cundlff, 20,000 pounds, A. 11 . anipton, of Huntington, , pounds and K Johnson, 85,000 pounds. The names or oilier sellers were not given out. With the lambing season at an end shearing will commence within a short time. Huyers believe that a large percentage(of the wool this year will he contracted In advance.-- Mak er City Herald. JUNTURA COMING HEAD Quite a number of strangers to be seen on our streets the psst few days. Huckner ft Oawalt are getting 'along fine with the work of finishing ! the Townslte Co. residence. Tblt will be quite sn Improvement to our town when completed. Frank I. Jones, the well known I ranchman from the North Pork, was operated on for appendicitis In On ttsrlo this week. Isst reports are to the effect that he Is doing nicely. P. P Ityan of the firm of Oallagher snd Ityan, had the residence he bought in tiu south psrt of town moved to his lots on Main Street and a having same remodeled before mov ing In. George P. Bellmen Is In charge of Hie work. P. J. Gallagher was up from Ontario on business this week. He i.eem to be er hopeful of lie political situation so far as his en, idscy is concerned. If the voters of the county knew Mr. Gallagher as well as those will, nboin he has lived and worked, his nomliistlon would certainly be assured. THE HIGH SCHOOL BASKET BALL TEAM I he Ontario High school basket ball team has accept. , I ih.- , i.illenge or tin- Kupert High school who claims I luiuplonslilp of soul belli Ida ho snd will go to tie- tailor's floor ,ui,l play Ihei.i loiilght (ThUI ; winner ot l!,, i hutnplniislilp or southeast' Oregon gad vaster Idaho ami - game to be played topight la ii will si-lib Whether Ontario cull ul 'J i lam pionshlp of souther Idaho lCuieit will have the .. v ullage of I i .ud Will ut a dlsad leafage bemuse of tie kmg train to take I" e.l that I I tiol their own lu spite of thee dlrft- oi ' ' championship title io (ha which tin ) Imin now (The trip w 111 fx i,1 ..nil i eil It by steady application to ar all at least (wo teams out tor practice every evealag aad the oulj regret u that II the i i gg i, j Kupert on th J trip The Hlgri sokeol taaai played the Alumni i. day ct axing with Hie apoi earls all the s.ieoii.l team ol t High I -i -lin.il got a chance ,", ability iii Hit- gagas, itaii, r ,i itei lag II big , but lope I., gave nisi, Justed in their customers better sorvi.e The shelrlag bat been, oaaiiged so that 111 is nior. goat ible for th iii, for the ahopp rot ertes ii in h in. in orniorl oeupled by iha Mctoy Bros grocer) und 1 00 I" than i i ne eombind . , ill i, ; uov , Radar i, the n be ing: John Radar D. c. 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