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PA ti ti T It tl c f 1 I 2 QDntarui Argtta Established 199$.) " GEO. K. AlKEN, Editor and Publisher. Published Thursdays at Ontario, Oregon, and entered at the Ontario st office for jlistribution as 2nd class matter. SUBSCRIPTIONS; One year $1."0. Six iwths $1.0Q. Three months 60c. Single 5y5c jSPWj The Pledge. I pledge mi allegim. My Flag tad t. the Republic lor wmen It stands; one nation; Indivisible, with liber ty and justice for all. by exhibition r their products t teach th" unlimited and 1 1 1- less expert how perfection in their various fields t' endeavor m.n be achieved. In order ( promote interest and secure attendance at the exhibitions of grbwera and producers, it is Deccessarj thai there be var Istions, Those who come to learn must also be amused. The race traek and the turf in front of the grand stand is the play mound of the county's annual school. Iiile their children the parents of Malheur count must have rariety. The hoys don't play marbles all the time, and being advised of tins de Mnand of human nature for change! in its amusement the directors. have taken steps to meet it. This is win the fair this year will he bigger and hotter than 01 ELIMINATING WASTE. There ll more than one way of aiding the nation in its grea1 struggle tor mankind. Offieials of the government froirt President Wilson down an. with all the ahility they sse.su, endeavoring t. impress upon the ition tin- nerd for the elimination of waste This is a personal problem rbr every axneri- :m. It is particularU a serious problem tor the hnsiness men of ever) community. To then the people must look for leadership in the actual work of Cutting down the useless penditure of human labor. The iiiestion is not so mueh that of Lug money. The nation is well fortified In pct, hut there does exist a great d lor the saving of the man power of the intry. ,n industry that has tWO men at work Where one. hy proper management . c the peeds, is in that degree, it creasing tlie fighting efficiency of the amer in arm . Thie true whether or not tht man released from the position is fitted for the armv . If he could not he used in khaki. eould he of service in harvesting the rops or some other needful occupation. This Im Lug th.' asc the piddle will with out tkmbt give its ro-operatiou to the On- i.inii linns who dontemplicate the material ring in their delivery service. The figures prrxeiifetl showing that for one linn alone The eu.vl uf deliverv service is four her cent tin' value of the goods delivered should he sufficient evidence of the great wonoinic , ti that exists In the nation. The total of man power i also evident. Tin cost of tis Useless service annually amounts to hundreds of millions t dollars am! ponds the energy of thousands of men whose PI iocs are needed for the hnsiness of mak ing "the world safe for democracy," rather n earn lug yeast cakes to the housewives who "forgot to order them the da hi lore. The housewives of Ontario ran. bj u ing daily a little foresight eliminate ln vvasti . One deliverv of goods UlOjrning and afternoon would reduce the cost materially and save the labor of one IBM for each firm. It must he understood that this is not a local movement. Runilar steps are being taken all over the I'nited States. The new vice, on practical! the same hasis as pro posed for Ontario will he Inaugurated in Portland next Monday, li Cortland house wive will cooperate with their merchants in this national movement, Ontarians should do likewise for in ho small a town hut slight incoiivieiiee will hi' felt compared with that in a large eitj where man of the people from thv stores at which rliev do i hen- rradinir, WHY NOT INVESTIGATE ffheylrgua 9radcatytome Patronize CftonCirtmPtlt Patronize Ontario Stores7"'1"1 Ontario Stores The man who is willing to advertise his goods, has good goods to sell or he would not tell you about them It will pay you to investigate the goods sold by these firms who use these columes, They will serve you withOgood goods, at the right prices. YoulCan Get What You Want in Ontario A Good Bank In 'b OocmI Country MUST NATION UBANK l Capllul and Surplus $100,000 Bed Stoves Furniture. Dlalier Naw end Second Hand Goods Bought and Sold Mcnmvi.i.i.s i:cii i STOHK Linoleum. Bicycles. Sewing Machine. Trunk The A rgUS has no desire to ''staft some i Inn 1 1 cannot stop" hut it is of the opinion that the question of an adequate water sup ply is one that will hound the city until is solved, im Us solution, loo. depends me successful accomplishment of that other , needed protection, adequate sewerage. To . extend the sewer mains and laterals to all portions of the city means that more water Will he needed. "Thru the work done on the il well a , few years ago there exists sonic data from . Which a hasis for computing the Cqst of se miring a water supply is obtainable. At least this is the opinion of a nuniher of oil ! dens who have manifested an interest in . this matter. . - Before any action can he taken a trreat deal of work is necessary. Ker phase of Photograpji. Portrait. wdVlewa the situation should he considered and the public should he informed exactly vhal needed, what it will cost and the methods to he followed. To start Sllch a movement a committee of exiwionccd men, such as could he obtained from the membership of the Commercial 'luh. would he an ideal, means for securing the necessary data. Such i public service is within the province of t hat organisation. Now. since public interest aroused, is the time to act. The touger the . matter is delai ed the greater will he the cost for Ontario is hound to suffer from a eon tiiuia'nces of present conditions. THE CONSUMER MISCALCULATES Often Pays More For Catalogue Kouse Goods. ONE FARMER'S EXPERIENCE Commercial and Job Prilling The Art Htu.li.. THF AltT STITIIO J. P. Kldd. Crop Fresh and Salt Meats raiatoa sbm majuqvi H. H. Tunny, Crop. Our Service Will Clean You ' I'MHlnry t oniHcllonary critiTv aapmu Makers of Kream Kruat Dread U. S. Tires Auto Livery Accessories THK FOHO .lt X..I Krhte Haynee, Manager, Agents for Frrd Motor Cars lirteloptal i'rlntlng Amateur Finishing Price List THE lit lilt Kl. I, si i mo Kn Urging copying Influsnosd by an Alluring Pictura Reek Far Time Yards ef Bsd Taps Uasd Buying From s Picturs Album Is s Pltcklsss Farm el Oamblmg. the deeds afar Purehass. WE BIGGER AND BETTER There Will he real pleasure expressed I itiy.eiisof MalhVur fount as tlie learn f the added attractions to he shown at the air. That whioh wiU please most) of coil till he the added variety in the entertain 'it l. th.' addition of autombile r.. ;ii i t trllelv is the spice ..i life and tic peedi will Furnish that .ui. i tin- ) ear. Of course the nieidianical racers will never take the place ill the el' ii-t ioiis uf Mai hem -ouut en.... us laid h the p.ui . s and Hi. harness horses. That unvs without "He llke a hols. race, while lie ullo fear tile posslhilllic.s of llljui to driveni find that uei'vouuuoaa taken from them the pleasiiie of th, more daring game. The fair is u i-timhiiit'tl institution. Its purpose is io instruct ;md to amuse. The i ruction eoino from the ( hil.n-. a wide range of produce wherein the eher. the dairunau. the stockman, the "lan, td .uid the cook u THE CONTRAST. Last fall Ontario had an epidemic of tVpboid lexer which, while it did ih1 result mi many deaths, did cause a great deal of needless sufficing. The slight pulule inter . est aroused h that epidemic has failed, a- et. t.. secure any adequate step looking t.. loward the eradication of the causes. Last Saturday morning Ontario had a . tire. The flic hurtled ill an eliit liverx Stable. The total loss was les,s than :.imhi During the fire it was demonstrated that Ontario; to all intents and purposes, so far as fire protection is concerned; has no wati r system. Inuncdiatelv there arises a de . mand for a greater water siipplv to protect property . It appears that if this demand for the protection of property h the building of a . new water supply is continued some action - uood Cows is liahle to he taken and Ontario will get that ' which at, needs a real water system. The . ArgXM expresses tile hope that those who want to see barns protected will mute with those who would like to sir hahies protected and together tht make common ..in.-. this great Heed. It seems that this will he the oid w;i iii which adequate protection will ever he secured. HoM'cver ninth the (oiniuunit deplores the fire of last Satur day morning, especially under tin eireum stance in which it started, if thru lessons it brought home, a water system results for uitarin, it will In conic a hlessinu in disimisi Deliveries I I IHtllM.I. IUIIH Ieon KlilrilRH. it... Speclul DattTWtal tor all oocatloiin Wagons lla.k Muggles STI'lo it m li HIMIS colt- eoitxnoN ok i tan There are None Better Than the Saudeliaker Kxpert Itepuriug v w urnsni Watch ClixkH.Jewlery. ..it Olaita tinlil ami Silver Plate THAT lilVK SKUVICK SBKVKS" osi Vino IIINI. BANK We Invite Your Uualnexs on the Balsls of Se. urlly'aml Accuracy OuiiiI Service on rutin OMltV o llliiKal.um. I'r.ip We .an Puiulsh Milk or Crtam In Large Quanltles Kodaks Statioery OM VltlO eilAIVMH The Corner Oruge Store The Rexall Store I'.iuiilalu Service That Pleases HELPING THE FARMER '1'here is bv'lUg luaiil'.stcd soiilal iu.mi judgment h the heads f the va'itms school steins and- universities in delaying the opening of their institutions until till emps are ijul ot the wax. I he uiil: men he Northwest have a big ,jd ahead of them before the take t their boos The Ontario ehoej boaxtl had heside eneral desin to aid in harvesting the crops t,. attititional reasons, the eountx teat Uer's illHtitute and the fail. With tliesi two .ents eoinin- in tin first tio w. I school, a originally plamitnl, the time of the pnpils Would have been practical!; Outa-lo's Only Tailor a. cope Hava Your Suit Made Just For ton Olaaaware, t'rocery. Tinware THM VARIUTY SIXIKK C. E. Couimlngs, Prop In nur Lines We can 8a Money No order too I .urge None too II son ma lei. Tla Cirocera Long Walts No Short Igfcta PHO.V hi 40i PHoNI I the right price at Pllo.Vr. Phi The Argua tlifiw tltNhi IM Coi. iiKlit.!. ISO, bv Tliuinaa J. ulllve.n Figures do not always Indicate the ef goiala sold by insll order bOIIHea a. -lied I in their pi ice lists. as the ratatsgw iMMMgg are careful llol lo li.il..n III.- eTlia" mil lu.-l denial lo ls lug the order and the de livery of the artlrle ordered. 'I'll.- i MUM u governed lit the low catalogue jirl.e lather tluiii the (l.-llv.-iy cost, the Isttsi means, of course, being the correct way of deter mining the Ml4 uf tli i.nl I.' Csnsumar Buys Costly lis. As in eiauiple 1 reprialu.-e herewith conversation ilM ieeutly took place In a weelern towu when a con aumer entered the Iwal atore and lu quired the ptJM of a aaw. The prhe i of the aaw waa 9'.', the men haul told hi... "Ureal guns!" declared the coua.no r. "I is n get the ssme article from a catalogue house (or f I SO." . "1 can't buy It for that ptice,"aaald , tlie men haul. "I.ni will give It to you on tb satue teruia as lbs tusll order bouac. Just the seine." "All right. ... 1..1 no- . utisuniars "You csu wrap it ii uml . 'barge It tu inv, and wneu 1 aeiil.. In the fall 1 will pay for It." "Hand Over the Cs.lv" "oli. uo, you don't." ssid Ins dealer "We are dolug business 1u the aanie terms ss you .lo MSMM Hh the mall order house uo charge sccounls Hand ovi'i Mm i hi. plesse ' 'I ho MaMawM luinli-.t "'r 11.50. Now." aalil the uterihaut. "5 rents fin Hie money order ami 'J ceuts fur postage." VM,.,l I!,. "Itnt v.ni iiiiui Keiul a letter and a "iil.'t t Hi. . Dialogue bouse lu Olili-l to gel lb.' -...A loll knuw " I'll.- consumer. uIiIlmiu dealriug to boil, kept bra veli . Ina agreeaMBt and psl.l Ibe 7 eni. "Nj.w ibe etii.- .'liurgea, 45 . euta.. if oii plouae." "Wall. In gvacloua!" be miI.i ami matttf pu.il It. with tlie (eiuaik Unit I huve mi'i all nl lour .liioands band tin- o ,. m ,i Man Mads Mistsks. "Hand ion the mi' Why. Ulan, antra .1" ion Hunk nu ,nv ' .lni .. ollcit ihst you a ,s aud I am lo. .iied in Chicago tun will bave to wan uli.ioi llileen da.va for me to make backing up hi be h.. keli-d the -m iiu. k ou i lie afealf i .-miliiigli tin n,il to unit ou tbe licit lutuuiui 1 lie i uUaUIUei i ii.l Hier he gul through Willi lli iliil,,. liuiia u said. iua That is I . cnla iiiuiv il.au 1 cuiild have bought it foi in iiu- rlnn nkvea riTeil of y uric, n da a besides. No mice mm ortltH In. Incident Worth ef Emulation in i.l, 'i, i nl.ii.J uUne i one '"Hi Uo- men Iii 1. 1 unit II i Willi inoiii. ami if more of tbe imi.liu,t. .uli iin-,1 iiic. aaiiio tactics in diii Hi, Texas uier clmni ilnji in mill im,. ,,isll or- cia anion.' liioa. wlio sboulil tie tbeir customers un.. li mi.it to ttiui QueaUoii i lii u pi the cast, ot goods being damaged eu route the buyer baa either I lie prospect of a lawauit uuii ibe rsi peuy or a correepoadeocv ngut w itb Ut ratasagi, Is very lunuag. I i.v Qraln Masks, Poultry Supplies cash esuta sjoavairi Forwarding SSssaass GET A SAXON! .nil HALKH . A. S. Brown. Agent, It's An Ideal Car Breading Hot Inctidatora Poultry Huppllee ONTAIIIO I'lUIOl IK IX) leo. tlowa. Manager, Wholesalers In Poultry and Bgg Shlnlpg Parlor PI ol'I.Ks I'HKSHII Wm. Tailor Prop. I.a.ltea and Oents Tailoring Work Uuaraiiteed isssakaass Steam, llol Water. Air Heating V. N. Pl.t Mill NO HKATINO I OMPANV I'l limbing and Sheet Metal Work Itnl li ii Motorcycles and Supplies) aaaasssss saasasssse All Klnda of Seoond Hand Hoods O. I lltVNKI.IN'H nought and So). I Second Hand Store Se Our Bargains ;tlie ilelh. words wiih actions, Cleaning. Preealng, Heparin! O.N'TAKM) MOIIKIIN PHMMAKY , W. C. Baamguard. Prop. Suits Made lo Measure asssssSaas C. C. Corsets Art Needle Work Oil Paintings. Noveltlaa MILI.INKKV at AHT STORM IMI.L O HAHIU.,'1.1. Itoyal Society Goods aaaaaaaase THB STOKE THAT SAVES YOU MONEY HADhW Call Again' aasaaasss Kdla.iu I'liiiiiograplia Sheet Music W. I.. II It Kit Heal ICbi.i .ila lusuranoe Sheet M.i Records THOXEIX IMPl.kMKNT OO. Dealers in Farm Maehinery, Wagons aaaaaa saaases Blacksmith Horaeahoelug nmnuBa inn ksmith sTaav t; W aud Wm. Lyells, .hlished in Malheur County lu the Year of 1884 Wood Work a Specialty THB ARGUS PHONE 4 J If it's Job Printing, You wial !ll please you We are ready at all iiiuos io quois pricea on all you printing.