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&r0lt. Vol,. Wl. !. MA TV. OKEUON, AY. A I 16, 1917 "M) "32. 6 OSTAi: FIREBUGS SECOND TRIAL DESTROYS LIVERY BARN XmNATKIY THKHK WAS NO HHKKZr. Oil iMHil IUKI- JaKrW IMHTHHT MIGHT HAVK IHJHNKD 4 -' WATER PRESSURE WEAK Kin Klre IMarsivered In Time and HullOIng Watched Huring Night, Need for More Water Kmphlxed No lnurnne Carried). What In believed to have been flro Bttrted by an I W. W. or sorno hit ..tiding to reach the Bol-Payette I lumber yard, destroyed the OnUrlo I, I very ban on Oregon ulrwt and Colorado nvanue early last Saturday morning. Nothing In tli building v. saved. The loea nurtured In divided between Trent Johnson, owner of the build ing, the Htudaboker Corporation of Hub. wl lli had i moiinluln hack and several ton.i of hay In Hi" building. and Jamaa II. Farly. tho undertaker, whoa valuable hearse wr kept there. That the building MM Ml M fire la tha general belief which I up ported by a number of f-vrt In the first plaoa It wan on fir-' twice The flrat fire km dlroovnrod about I a. in. by J. II Drnlnon. who wae anting night marnhall for Jam I'onway. Mr, DenUon notlfleil fire chief II 0 Former and together ihey put out the flrat blaie and remained In Hie build- laaav fnr au.Mll llllll ' ftlTWatTtl Mf Denlaou alio went C,r,i LM Imilillng threa tinea afterward, tho laat ItgM lu.t nftor No. IR urrlv.d. about 4 01 look then Thoro ign f flre'iiour win go oa. on . lint at 4 20 a m lll.lH of flame and th- Ity waa awakened hy (he shrh k ol wltiHlle of UM I'Toinotlvc which al.tnd on the aiding near in When Um rohMltanw fl" flgiiter the building wii paaed aav ... a Ing, and tha co.Tal and the ha. (Continued 011 Page HU. AUTHORITIES PUZZLE Oe FALLING FRUIT rauae Traee Start Shedding Their j Tup and Kapart IMffer a lolaaw Oregon Orcluarda Were Not Hit. While prua r .nc'.rra on UM 14 MO MM P!-'1' ntrlcken over Ihe falling of their at " 0" the Oregon aide between Nyaaa and Ontario art M worried lu the Ml kja -id of tie Hi m reimrt that the flruit i falling . .....i... a...rM than In naat I o 110 Kinu.,'1 ."-' .... vn Than caaart that It wlll be waeka bofore they are curtain that the crop will lie aoaoiuiwy ni but declare that a big percentage .... i a 1. .lua 10 Ihe effort of tha tree to develop larger In speaking of the prune nituallou Kred Mahan. of UM Hurrowa-tJrdway . 1 ranch. aid "I M not lielieva the cur ourllo, which the Id. ho expert de clare to be ttV 19 ll,,w "II Ing the OreKon orchard Mr. Ma han haa fouud that the codling moth, which usually attack apple In work in ou tha araoee, and uitght hava with falling heal aomething to do u. i.-.i-.a of ihe 1.1 .n-Ha or ....a. ..- ai.... .wi.. that thav t-IIHrun U-nl .-a ,- - will hip 14)0 otj- load tbie year, and that tholr loa in f.Mllr g fruit la no greater thai to bo exported. U all of tha fruit remained oa tho traoe. M tha auanttr which flrt davoioad. ho aald. the pr-jn.4 would uav noon - -- - .1... ... rkta. and therefore , l...' HIB.M . - In dropping part of ti..clr load the trooa are "pronhig" thanoalTO. It will bo September 1. however, bofore 1 Mr 1 an be certain that tha will bo normal, for h attribute) part of th falling fruit to tha effect of the wind storm Mr. and Mr Ray Wilaoo aocom pavaiod Joe Wilson to Boise Thursday Joe went to see tbe . .Irene. TWO DELIVERIES EACH DAY FOR ONTARIANS Imran Roalave Men Oootonanlatr Col-lowing- National foaarll of IWenro Man for Otnaarvlag Knergy. Following the requeat of the Na tional Council of Do'enae for the ron hfrvallon of the .in powyr of the iiallon. and to oduoe tha gasoline waste. Ontario firm are planning to reduce the number of deliveries of groceries and othar oommodlUea. That the waata hare la oxoejslve la indicatad by the .eeord kept by ou' firm during July. In the 20 bualnen I day of that month that flrir deliver- ed 12.400 worth of good In IStlltiou ordera, on 25 tri?a for a co-it of $94 VMM doaa not Include depreciation on the auto ued. In other word It coat that firm 4 oar caut of tha ooat of the good delivered to carry them to tha homea. By radaolng tha deliver lea to twlca ...I- .hi. i.-m .. h- mil matarlallr iiii7 ....- ...... - . . tha labor of one man aaved. If all the atoree follow ault. aa It la anti clnatad thay will, a material aavlng will ha nerompllahad. nui. aiMau la Kaln la.kn till 111 iuo.niui.il .. .... - all over the nation In Portland, at.rtlng Monday thare will be only ona delivery each day, and Ihe plan worked 0l for ll Ihe large cltlea. TM OnlHrlo mrchanl will arrange "",,r "cneouir o law -- l.eh .-,1 In H.e morning prior to a iflven .. .1.- .1. it wa al"4T. " '"' -'." - """ hour will he ilollnired In the after """" The w.i, they get ul to filling ito-ir aarwawa muter the new 1 lule will n lm enl. mc.-.I ami kg M .l"Hig will ii-.. ii a n aiB 1 at aa i !. a I rt uOr. be.olnga.iion.t .... o, p,r,o..iu,r- vle Definite announcement of Ihe new ayatem will be made by tha On tario inc. 1 waak riMNS CALiED TO f0RM DEFENSE LEAGUE Valr lo la- of ial.ealin. Slate H gamut Ion true, iclloaa Juiage M, Kolgtaa luim t all Kor the purpoaeof forming a ' -ty Patriot tc. Servloa Latague a r.iaatlag will b bold next Monday at Vale The call for tho gathering waa eei.t out thin weaik b I'o.iuty Judge OV ITMJ M.-K nlrhl 111 Hie following language YOU are hereby called to meet at .he ... ........... .,... NnrtH- aa ,.. .. nnv, -- ZOtl. tay Ol AUguai al 1 o rani, ioa llie purpoea or oruamxing a uuu .re. none raerv.r- aaur. ... ..-. to the Stat.- Council of Hefeuoa I - u.k...ilH.la j Our government la now Involved In and Ihe fourteen 9MB oraart d-vofd a world war where it I either win ,1 tha nine 1,, annMMMJ ' a ' dlunar 1. .1 i . -- a...u ....., l...l..na i.ll.nir ,.rii. uueli a ii.ti.llv at. ". '''' " '"" - "- 'nian. wouiou .... ....... -- .. .. uAaan unit naiiifi a A aoaiai wlnair.g thin war To home patriot.. eervica. there maat he no exemption:. The raaovrooa of tha Count -y 91M be rpomotad iud the product while tha ami tea are f'shting the MM 999 abroad Tha c.-ltical time debands that ovary ' jo' -d community throughout the I . (County raapond to thto .all and m i ' P"---t- I".T'.T t hone. Wa want your coanael aud patriotic aervioe oao w MoKNltillT .nty Judge Mr. and Mra. D M Taggart and son max .en .a, eaiaroa? naa laake Oregon, where Mr Taggart 1 taking treatment for a eevere t - tack of rheuraatUm from which he suffered laat waoh. T w. Brown of Idaho Kail wa In j Outario thla week looking after local InteroaU. Mr. Brown 1 still a heavy property awner In thla dty whr. llvaB tar number of year before , MMlM to his eld bona. j ENGINEERS START GAS EXPLORATifiN HOISK t PITA LISTS URDU t iiiitK to WVmHMMTC i LOCAL ntat Tfll I t OMIOIMO itit;. 9a. 010 WEU SCENE Of ACTION Company he- alt Month to t Vm.lurt Invent .gat ton and In Secure foe. nirrclel Well I adVr Optioi Moulding. Work lUU at laat begun by the en gineer of the OMlMflMtH oil Ou company to determine whpthar or not therr la gaa In I .iuinltlon anywhere wllliln 12 mile of Ontario. J. A. Oavln of Peolo. Kansas an experienced engineer who ha worked j for yaora In tho Kannaa and Oklahoma field I In charge of tha Invent Ign ml Herman aV KK'hdrann. of Bolaa, aecretary of the lompany la In charge of the bualne depurtmenl. The firt work will lie done at tha old oil derrick South of tha city, or rather at the outh odgo of tha city, where while drilling for oil a few Tra ago gaa w. found In large quanltle If the company ia not un- ceaaful at thai point It ha U montha In which to uae the property of the ' . a . ,. ii .K.U u .... ..rr.. .. .. "" ' 'P7 locate gaa anywhere within 12 mile of Ontario ,,..... .!. .... ,, ....(,.. '" " "" " " kh",,r" "' "" ()nUr, Oil ....... .... ., w nn,l l.imr llroa nw'llin ii,. i:w" ' v of Hie rig. the old atockhnldera are to raoalve 70.ooo worth or par value T ,, n (l (, hH hrtr(, f, , ). .lock In Ihe Conu.lhlate.l Oil A Oa;, MMi.t.ni lo miinv ranchera who mmpHny fr ,,,,. ,.rB(lu ,are I coniolidated alao baa an option on , ,, .. r-.-lia.aa f tall t haw on wlilcli llie- ,,, .,,.,,,,. ,,,, ,iHon year. ago. The conolnlnie nil, (la company 1.. I l.v 11 Mlllor of IIoIm who recenil pur.h.i.e.1 Ihe Bolae Trac- , , ,,,,,,, the Natatorlum park ,, imI1,nl, nh,imln In the Idaho , ptaJ The company alao ha a llllm,er of propertlea in Kanaa and ... . ... . 11 . -. I oklnhoma The Hole capltall.t. were , ,.,MH(1 ,,, , ft,l bv II I, pool man one of the original oil er of Ontario Mr Poor man I among Ihoae who have profound faith In the ultimata dlacovary of gu In commercial uuanlllea near Ontario BOISE-PAYETTE GIVES FIREMEN BIG DINNER Work al Hiv l.ai Hnturda) Morning Where n.H-rl) an Saved la Ap iirs i.te.l li lumber CooiiU) . Manager Uao Mot'lain of the Hoi.e Pa.,.ie Lumber ..iiiipany waa the boat to a happy group ..1 av 1. I ' da ,.eulng I be tll.-et wile I lie nt who member of Hie fire ilenartm ; -v -- 1..1 Hi..r,l.v iimrnliii .avad llie lum yarn of the . 0111 pull) Ihe dinner wan not a formal one ""- ' "" "' " , palilen the gathering of a bunch of men WHERE ME IHE BOYS OE THE HEW BRIGADE? 1 ,.f .11 aorta Mil over I lm IIUIIHHP 'II nil nai ia Mil V" !- ,. -"-!- " M , who have for aouie lime been at Camp Kelly, Sau Antonio, Texaa. Kvery day; there are report of then being 1 1 ml 10 one plare then 99 ai.oH.er .Soma the Imva. anion thet: William B1-ehakjr ,re earout 1 ada, whore thay are aald to lie ta- Honed during ihe ear a a permanent hBl ,.., aroll i, MMtldtix. Hoi. adft iiena Krown and Art Moore are atlll 1.1 San Antoulo a ia Henry Caaaiday who baa beoo in the hospital for , ! u,ih arM ,e Argua doea not know George Maddux, auother of Ontario lv Herbert Livingston and Irvlu nbatlon lo ('nd Bah' army han.Troxel left ihl week for a tranipn.i. mi with the noaalaa at Mare and aamplng trip In the mountain Inland for the paai uvar Payette lakes. ELAY OPENING OF SCHOOL TWO WEEKS o Mini M OV TKAt'HKICS IN- ST1TITK ANI THK KAIIt TDK I lltsT MOVTH Wot I li II K, IlKKN lit INKD. TERM STARTS SEPTEMBER 24 n.,,1 Am, Taken Into tVm Mere Hon rWt tliHi Many of the lu.v are NesnV,l on Farms for Harveat and rYiilt Picking. Thla will be Joyful new to the hoya who ill lly llirting Hip i lv i lunik fur a lm llkcwlae it will be good newn for xoine of the rancher raM crops are being cored for by young men of Ontario. students In Ontario' public bbqoI, ln,w mttf f ,.lr iy . thl: H( ,()(1 ,,,, , ,,,,,, n,n IgfMMM 24 Ihl MM tiM MMM reached hy M MBOOl liimrtl at a meeting held fluat Baturday. following the announce- anent In Iho Argua laat week that the teacher' lntllute would be held here on September 12 to 14. I he aa Iimilon of the teacher'. Inxtltnie. on tha aaeond weak of c.lonl. nlil.li all of tha loaehara muat attend, and Hie fair on the third weak, wlilcli "r MMM Hie kid would die mllier than ml, oon f)n x Hii, mnni , , laatlon none Ihe opening day until all , of tho aide atlraclloea woro aiapoeeii LJof an lh teaching force, aa well a. . ... . . iii.m iinvi anil girl, c.in . i: ri oi m atelrMUol 1 - Ojn working for I hem, who lit otherwlae leave during that rfcnay aaaaon to MBM 9aMM4 I" rWr .,, knowll ,,,, mktny r DO Id 110' come Iii from th. ,,,.,,. ...,,, I..,,, H ,i.,i ihe ,1.1. )( ( ( baoattcJal all routnl ( . , , ,, ,.,mtracled for ..II f ,., ,P,. frc. Tha .. , ,,. ,.,. ... o.e re k),uUo r Mhh K.IIHi Bailey, who ., a , of iht ,.,u. , , , ,,,.. ,.., v,. ele.ll.Ml ha been I, el. I ... HII the a can. owing lo Hie al.Hen, . ol m- mi of , l04rd BEE MEN HAPPY OVER WORK OF THEIR HIVES fanMnMMa of IKollar. Coming lo pl- arlM n.U lenr IVIcr lllgbct Ktrr k111a.11 i,i,k are Una lain- 9M. Utv-eu the hapi ombinai ton .,1 ii... Mega eiMJ MM known and UM hlaheni iitlce-. er paid for I hem. In I"' ' '" ' '" " M nui.iilii.. "T Hie bee kt-epern of UM 1911. ,.,,.,. ,, uw Mlll .-iii-- . . , ,.r mom, I I-' .11. anlltng nt a Mulling p. r pound raoay . on. 1. bring I. IS par ogae while No ad No 2 at It 0. or .boUi .... Juat lo nhow wh:.t Ihe "Puny line Uao" la doing 'r im owner, w, 1 Kl.nl it u..,.i Mlllil I,.. Illt.rK I IIUO I'O - of the fllor received .7M fur on car load he recenilv hl..d .n,f with the umber harven. Irou, I d.f f-,-... nl-i. I., baa will nhln file or ,re .ura So lm.) have been the bee, for ex I,.., MI ' Mr l-.nniuglon have filed 7 and ..,.,-r. A I ..U..I now with It- IJ4rl B . laaraarv uinui aa. lB. I.praa-loa I . lBaUr, M) 11 1 . Mil of .k, aerapor P S 1'arrell. aaarelary of Idaho ... Hen-Keeper Aaaoclation who wa in Ontario W (hat he will be able to -ell all the lion m at price which will nuipaae anything known In npite of Ihe fact that thru the limn of fifty per cent of the colonic the baa moo faced a had aoaaoo aa conditiona have nhapod ihemaoJvo III have Hi boat year in their FAIR VISITORS WILL SET SPEEDY AUTOMOBILE RACES CALL 150 MORE MEN FOR EXAMINATIONS Exemption Hoard Want Noa. 110 to atm lnrlnlve Vrtlfy BH Name Three Kail to Show up 51 tlalm exemption. l.iie HiIh afterpoon Sheriff Hen J lln.wn Informed tha Argua that the eiiiiiHon honrd will tomorrow mnll notice dlreallng ISO more nun to ap pear for exHinlnatlon The MMaMg called am 119 to !6R Inclusive. Of theee 119 to ltK will appear ,,,! I v AtlgUHt 22; 169 to 2 1 X on Thursday Auguat 23 and 219 to 2611 on uguM 24. or Hie llrt I IS called I examined during the paat weok. Six of the tnlaalng 15 worn aiamlned alaewhore, threa had already enllaied and three fulled to appear. 1 he three who failed to appear are Kue hlo nclnla of Mlveralde; John 11 Smli of Nyaaa and Clayton M Slough of Weatfall In all 79 men v;re paaaad aa hr-ing physically fit whlli 24 did not reach Um Mfl " MB, M Ihe 79 able bodied ii-en 2N filed no dull in for ex- jam iii l.iti ini.l ttlaii'liti rrw1 tiw vlllaf K 1 ' . I ware IS claim on tha ground of be ing resident alien. MM enemy alien, a Herman. 11 ml one man in the pl.nill 'III of Ihe fed. rill go.. ,11110 lit. ho I Carl 1 onnenl. poNtniaxtcr at DMM Sheriff Inn :ali! Hull Ihe I10....I will pa on H x.initlon I I lm nt aoon an the afftanVrttl of OtBtMMtl ere re. H riii 1.. on Ihor.ecaao for which the af ll.la vIIh are already MM M Saturday ThB clalnniant liav I aBlfg following the application for 1 tempt Ion In which to file their proof. CONSTANT DEMAND FOR MORE llr.1 t.M. Women Have M.oe Huaa ilr.iU of IhuuMi but Ihilai'lo'a Hot Will lnt 'l Half laay. Ontario ltd C-oau women have lumfa hundred of doenn of varioun band igen, MMfMMMg and 1 pongea i nd all thai will be Headed In tin- big box H.et I. on. to loi . loll ,. iho II a;., ear thai 111 Ihe week of work the women hto done w.,n,l ,.,, ,,( they ha dona remurkably well, vet all Ihey have made will 941) hint on.- kail day in a bane I over in th war aona That i liow in.iud tor nurglcul iMMM If .he woineii ,,1 Ontario who have nol previously tuket: part lu the work wioilil only so to the I, t ..... .. .... ... ...,..lw u ...,.,,,,. I I .'.I . lew llie will. .i.w... - ."""i. " and then lop o uwaMr that It will , . . . . , ,,- . ..,,... '"" """ ,".w " " -". - " "1M wt" " "r-"" " 1114 inwir ii'i 11 Al tbe luun uieeoar ... woman ....... "r,,' .nr"'e." " I ft ..a... a.. M....II.I uu In aunvlf im II r at !:. I ' '" " " - rnaalng for lhal I. Ihe BMPt " ' And in tbi work th .... tarlo woUlim nave w-lllir .U..e th-i the output grow, greater every doy. ' proportkm ... th. number pre aeul It now reuuin n n.e woi oi a u, in, I., r ol women ..... muinlug lo .nt 1 ho gauie lo Im flalnhed up In tbe atteriiuou. laXut Mouilav there .tore wo 11 al work ia Ihe room and each day . ,-ek ha eo a groat deal of work done, and the u umber ol aTMl r In growing Htlll 1 hero I need and room for more worker. Kvery work. or will bo wel.on d 1 made by thoae who have worked right "K t aooat oonuneiidable and the CtMB offlclala are proud of tho work done, but feel that aoiueliow many tTha might help, aa yet, aooiu uot to realize how 11. uh there u to KMM. r.NTIIKKH l.lll M III INO I l I l M)R HIMI'K HH HIO SHOW. AND PI.A KS IN RACRR 1 U II Ml. STOCK CAR TO FEATURE Willi Ihe f ual Haraoa and I'ony Itaraa, the Mechanical Sii I llataM Will IJUc ProKraiii Variety Which Will lie I iHcrc-lmg. An automlbla hIiow and an auto mobile race program are tha lateet added attraction lo be Hated hy tha board of dlreetora of tha Malheur county fair for their annual exhibi tion lo hn ataged here September II to II. On the application of a number of auto firm for pnce where in to die play their product the board took tha matter up by a apeeial aaceto laat Baturday evening and had arrangad for the ahow Already there have been nppll.'iiilon for a number of raV nervation. It wga then determined lo add al leaat one auto raoa to avary after noon' program, a Ihe cloning num ber. The complete program ha not boon faTnlnhed by th board, aa yet, but will be announced later The lirorram will not tike the Vr:n of a contaat for maker of machine but for owner. Any one win. inert ulna the notion that hi gas .harlot will out rainl.le any other l.en;lne buggy In the country In welcome 10 put hi favorite to t he laat. The one point , on. ernlng Ihe char acter of Hi.' . I da tei min -ii. waa that 11. iv would belong en our 1 90 thai tl I crowd w 111 In v.' an o.iorlunlly lo .o them going for Hi . Son. t 1 will he h.ld for lean than In mile ind from that lo l' 1 MARVELOUS MOVIE 22 1 1 - pave. "INTO I I 1 the PBIIMl iMinn'r blggos hit lu Nw i. ... ratio burg. Si ., 1 .11 -i I" ,.k.-.l in ,iii- . the Hrear.l ,i.,l Thnni. V I 13. I , 1 , he lb i.ioi-l mag- nlflc.nl pro. 1, 1. 1. .01 ol all lime-.. Mr. tl.lf'illi gives vinual PPggMltt.il P ot four different ggaadpS nig' llab v I.111 in Hi. .lava ol Mil 'i.tal. Judo al the Mine of 11, ( Prnnce when Coll BeaV 1 I, ,11, I I...I lo I,. I -on CI, ' IV ,,lld II . .l ,,ll-l.o It then. ; II a '. MUM 'I' ' eatll.gly Ihe moliv the . lova'g II ghoul 1 ,0 1 1 upondoualy mag- nific.ni ..- .- ii.one which, rt- prenetJIng llel K, ..' foaat ,11 .1.. .. .iic I I. .1 over a mil. d 1 ncl.-nt worl I I. inlorn in, I loreal 1 ilna.1 which dlaph auou.lv a. dr..' .1 and plclurn. .i. I clad inir si, 1 ml o -I In 9gfB m oplc relief Such Li voallng tl,e 1 1..: '. of I1., Irdiatxar's len of t'ry.in, Ihe 11 ..ml alMi.11 -he mighty walls ..' Ilalnloi, are hr -all, taUlug. Vim . c; ii.ipull and hatlorlng rani, atwax la...--, and flaming engine In Von aag huge moving siega lowers wl'l. Ill" If comillenieiil of glad nilgl.O "" It' hood lo 1 ..I , .nfllct -ancient war.luro 1 l.rllll.ic. inspir ing, no real that you .annoi believe Ii mimic. e are three lov 1 irtog in "IN- loii own set , .raciarx The principal player f the large.:! oast ever aafiombled for any .a,-e produ.li. 11 number a m. nig olhor korean oaluhratle Mia Moral., Lillian li' .tin..,, opar, l.il.laine T-l'l. ...I Ilea. ... laJVO. Sd-na ow.n Man. Ilobort Harroi. Alf.ed I'agei timer Clftoa. 'I all. i.-r laing. A. ..y will Inlirpial. w.u M .