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v & ftt" ii i ' 3 xxm ONTARIO, MALHEUR COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 1919 NO. ns &v&n&. .' - M T TO SEND DELEGATES 1HCC18ION ItKACHF.D T IIAVIO TIIKKK IIKPIIKHEXTATIVF.H AT SAI1' LAKH IK WK.HTKHX HTATI-SS HOLD COXFKIt- KXCF. OX IIIHIOATIOX 14. c. hophox htill takes xteiiest in ewyhici: phojkct URGE JORDAN VALLEY ROAD (Jiiontlou of 'IVlcphono Itnles l's rtisscd Njhuh Ttdil t luii Ontario Agreed lo Proposal That lilt-n ('arm led To I loo-. I Ovuhoo !- Jrrl . IS. C. Hopson, representative of Cnllfonilu cnpltnllRlH nml who rov oral inontlis ago inndo proposition to tlio Hoard of Directors' of tlic Owyhee I'rojcct to (Innnco and build tlio project, arrived In Ontario Wed nesday ovenlng. Mr. Hopson came hero on unotlior matter, but wlillo In tlio city discussed the status of the project and declared ho was still ready to proceed to put the land j under water, Avinlor Who Will Thrill Mnllicur County Fair Crowds September 9 to 12. In a lengthy mooting of tlio Hoard of Directors of tlio Malheur fount) Development. I.ongun hold at tlio of- flco of J, A. Hoydell In Nyssn TuoRtlay evening It wiib decided to'sond thrue delegates to Halt I-nko In tlio event that tlio (lovnrnorM of tlio public land Mil tun call n conforenco to discuss tlio proponed reclamation hills lioforo CnugroM, Tlio iiioutliit; ;vaH Informod that !' J. (lulliiKhcr of HiIh city had licou uitinod ouo of tlio delegates to ropro- Rout Governor linn Olcott, mid thoro furo tliu IntereRtK of (IiIh section would bo cared for. but It wna finally dolormlned oftui long Oubnto that to keep tlio Owyhee 1'iojcct to tlio foro u delegation Hhould bo scut to attend tlio conforenco and thus to keep !n touch with poMRlblo dovolopmeuts. Tlio delegation will bo uppolntod by tlio directors' of tlio leaguo follow. Ing tlio nomination men by tlio Commercial clubs of Ontario, Vale mid NysRa, It waH also suggested that tlio expenses of theso representa tives bo paid by tholr towns, Urgo Jordan Vnlloy Itoail. W. II. Hrooko who was dolcgatod by tlio Jordan Vnlloy Commorclal club to reprosout thorn at tliu meat Ing told of tlio condition of tlio roads between Nyusn and Jordan Vnlloy and of tlio doslro of tlio Jordan Valloy pooplo for tlio Improvomont of at lonHt a portion of tlio Succor crook road. Jordan Vnlloy asks that hoiiio work bo ilono this fall bo thoy can got In and out of tlio valley this win ter. To this request an afflrmatlvo act Ion was taken and the, leaguo ordered a resolution drawn requesting the County Court to glvo Jordan Valley hoiiio relief ibis fall If possible. DIki'iihm I'Iioiio Halt's. The Nyssu roprosontatlvos called attention to tlio fact that General Managor F. II. Jones of tlio Malliour Home Telephone company nt u moot Ing at Nyssa had Informed thum that Ontario had agrood not to Interfere when tlio company roquostcd hlghor phono rntos and tlio abolition of froo nervlco betweou Nyssa mid Ontario, Tlio Ontario delegation Informed RAILROAD MEN HOLD CONFERENCE TODAY Men Who Heck In Itciliico l,ovs In Shipping (lather to Heolnr Hi'ss- Ion Itepivsontntlves From Hull Ijikc, IIiiIhc mill Xiimpn, Preciil. Tlio regular RcnsNm of tlio rnlliond men who nro Recking to reduce the tost to shippers nnd tlio railroads from provonlablo cannon are In Hen-. Ion In Ontario toduy. They tiro mot- Ing tit tlio C'ommorclnl club rooms i With Ilium too aro roprciieutntlvcs of uhlppors, ospoclully Mtock shippers who will present their Buggest'on for tlio Improvement of aortlco Hcslde addroRses on particular phases of packing and forwarding freight by sovernl of tlio momhors,! thpro will bo a round tablo dlscuim-' Ion of sorvlco practlco during the, nftomoon. i Tlio men present at tlio rohVoii J are: Howard Ilrunor, iroiglit clulm agont, Bait Lake; W. T. Ennls, train maitor, Nampa; W. II. Kdgloy, Hpoclal agont, Nampa; Frank Horry, Unvoting Inspector Wcstorn Wolgh Ing and Inspection Hurcatt, 8nlt Lake; I. Ii. Longworth, freight sorvlco In spector, Salt I.ako; C, 12, Chrlsmnn,' agont, Holso; Jno, Hamilton, agent, i Nampa; II. O. Drnno, agent, Ontn-I rlo; O. II. Myeru, agent, I.nkoport; j a co. Heatty, car InMpoctor, HoIho; A. J. I'lionoy, stock yards manager, Ontario; (loo. II. ailhum, cashlor, Ontario, and C, It. Emlson of tlio On tario National bank, a llvo stock shlppor who Is representing tlio Nh'ppors. , Yi, i .T. 'f A I I ' I TWICE IX HASII4 DAY IHXI ATTACKS OLISXN FIELDS Twice liiRt Saturday Glenn,, the Kon of Mr. nnd Mrs. Carl Field, was attack by a dog belonging to Mr, DrlRcoli of tlio Farley rooms. Tlio boy Is suffering from thrco bltos in dicted by tlio canine, which Ih being wnlchod to hpo whether or not it dovotopn rnblcs. Tlio flrRt attack on tlio boy oc curred nt tlio river. Tlio llltlu boy I Is tin hi to linvo picked up a rook to throw, nnd tho dog Jumped nt him nnd bit him on tlio teg. Hevoral : hours Intor tho boy wont up town and tho dog fhw him and again at- I tnrk him biting him twice. STATE CHAMBER GIVES PARK TO" PARK ROAD GIVEN ENDORSEMENT 1st. I. lout. WarrOII It HltlCO I' S. A who wni'il fop IS lunnMm In l.'rnnon had IB months of actual, llylng Ho Is ono of America's accrodltod Aces ' mr, ,0,,r,,,', perhaps, who brot down Hun planes n Flar.dera." ,of "' Northern roulos. Colli eiillon ni VelliiHKtnno nik In I orx Coiistnirllon of Itoml I'limi 1 YrllnUKtiiuo lo Crater Ijiko la Central Olefin lliltim Sent Dclegutloil. Somehow Onlnrlo was not luforint'd or tno convention of tho Park to Park Highway mmorliitlon which met Innt week at Mammoth Hot Springs in tho Yellowstone, mid therefore! was not represented at a meutlug which considered a mallor of groat Importance to this section, tho con struction of n road from Ysllowstono to Crntor I.akos National Parks. If this rond Ik built It will place Malliour county directly upon n National Highway which will carry than any MISKTIXd OF DMtKCTOHH OF HTATIJ OHOAXI.ATIOX PliAN'i XATIOXWIDIS ADVKItTIHINU OA.MPAH1X CAI.MXO l()lt jjt 100,1)011 BLACHABY SECURES ACTION Oujheo Is First Project lo Itcrrlwi Kiiiloix'iiient or Hlntn HimI I-I'm ('el lleliluil KoinetliliiK Dt'lliillo Hny Portlmiil .Men, II. S. BOY KILLED IN WATERMELON PATCH Howard Hcliiiuio of (). II. H. CIiih of 'III KllliM by Itmirher Near (ilemis , Ferry SUter wiin Willi lllm. PAYETTE VISITORS AT CLUB LUNCHEON Urged Unity of Action In Promotion Park lo Park Highway Invito OntuiliiiiN to Visit Pajcllo nml PmuiNo Co-operation for Fair. RANCHER USES SHOVEL ASSAULTING SHEEPMAN , (Continued on rage Six.) JORDAN VALLEY WILL HAVE WATER IN 1920 Project Hun ltearlieri Htago Indicat ing Completion In Time for !-( Crops Antelope. Unit Itendy This Fall. Tliere will be water ready for tho lands of tho Jordun Valloy project next year. In fact work has so far progressed on the Antelope unit of the project which covers 4,000 acres, giving assurance that this Bectlon will bo finished by Novembor 1. The lower unit, comprising of more than 20,000 acres will bo finished next spring, if not this fall. Tills is tho message tbjU Engineer John W. Cun ningham brought to Ontario yester day on his return from Jordan Val ley. "Wo havo three crows at work on the project now," said Mr. Cunning ham. "One at the dam, a masonry arch type which will be 42 feet high Is halt completed and will be fin ished by October 15. "Thero Is another- crow working on tho grading of the Antelope unit which will be ready for acceptance and patent of lands by November 1, while the third crew Is working on (Contln'uod on Page Six.) Word wan recolvod hero Tuesday of tho killing of Howard Holmoro, a mombcr of tlio class of 1919 of tho Ontario High School at Olenns Ferry Mouday night. According to tlio reports recolvod by friends young Holmoro with his employer' daughter was on Ills way homo from town and as they passed a watermelon patch tho young man decided to enter the patch for a melon. As ho did so tho rauchor who was guarding tho patch opened Ore upon him. Throe shots utruck the boy and ho died at six o'clock Tuesdoy morning, Young Helmore came to Ontario last fall with his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs, Fred Lalng, to attend the High School. After they left he remained here and stayed at the homo of Mr. and Mrs, J. W. McCulloch. Young Helmore was In Ontario Sunday to visit friends here mid loft Monday morning for Olenns Ferry. KKHIDISXT OF HAWAIIAN cemacgi: visits oxtahio That nil of tlio comniunlt'eti of the Snake river valloy aro vitally Intor OHtod In tho dovolopmont of tills re glon, nnd that theroforo whnt Is of benefit to ono city, Is to a dogroe of bonoflt to all, was tho mosMtgo that Secretary Hornard ISiistmnn of the Payette County Commorclal club loft with tlio Ontario club nt tho lunch eon last ovonlng. In particular Mr. Knutmnn spoko of tho bonoflt that will uccrtio to thta soctlon In tho construction of tlio Purk to Park Highway systom and ho plodged tlio co-oporntlon of tho Payette Institution In boosting for tho building of this highway. J. It. Hrown, manager of tho Co operative Creamery was prosent as wus F. A. Scoloy, managor of the Hex Spray company nnd other Pay oteo buB'.noss mon. Tho Cronmory company has already arranged for n display at tho Fair nnd with tha other Payette men nsbured tho club members of tholr desire to co-opor- ate In making tho Fulr a micceeH and In bringing the rosidentR of that com munity hero during Fulr week. To securo the paving of tho h'gh- way from tho city limits to tho bridge a commlttoe was ordored ap pointed to soe whethor or not tho surveying could be done wlillo tho state highway engineers are In this field. The club members also discussed at length tho attitude of HoUo papers relativo to Ontario nows concerning which communications of tho secre tary wore read. No action was takon pending further correspondence I.) mi Mitchell nt Hospital In Danger ous Condition HoMilt or Injuries hilllrldl liy IViry Kuillli, His Xolghlmr. L. C. Howland, who for more than nineteen years has been a member of the faculty and executive officer of one of Hawaii's loading colleges, arrived in Ontario Monday for a vis It with his cousin, E. W. Howland of this city. President Howland Is enjoying a year's leave of absence and Is enroute to the Atlantic sea board. Ernest nilU of McMlnvllle, Ore gon,' Is the guest this week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. Adam. Mr. Hills andvSprague Adam were fra ternity brothers at Oregon three years ago. TAXOI.K FOOT AND Itl-SI) F.YIJ (JKTH VIHITOIt INTO COUIIT George Howland camo to town mid took on a load of old tlmo red eye ui. tangle foot. He fell foul of Mar shal II. C. Fariper and landed In tlio lock-up. The next day lie endeav ored to make explanations to Police Judgo 0. M. Steams, who listened to his tale of woo and assessed him $13. Miss Itena Adam who would have graduated fsom the U. of O. next spring lias determined to remain out of college this winter and has ac cepted a position teaching school in one of the distrlcta near MaDermltt. I.ynu Mltcholl a rancher and sheep man who live In tho St. Paul Or chards roglon is lying at tlio Holy Itosury Hospital In n dangerous con dition as tho rosult of InJurlOM sun (nlnod at the dands or Perry Smith, a neighbor, Mondny morning. For a tlmo it was believed that Mitoholl could not llvo mid that lie had mifToiod conclusion at the brain nnd n fractured skull. Today how over It Is bolloved that ho Is recover ing tho not yet out of danger. Tlio only witness of tho trouble according to Mro. Mitchell's state ment to tha Argus was Smith's wiro, but from liar knowledgo of the ruso which Is moagro. Mrs. Mltcholl wiys: "Mr. Mitoholl saw his shoep ap proaching Smith's land, tho they had not ronohod it. mid ho loft his work mid wont down to drlvo thorn away. When ho ronohod tlio shoop Smith was trying to hit soma or thorn with the shovel and Mr. Mitchell wont around them to drlvo thorn out of1 duugor. As ho did tills Smith struck him on tho right side of tho head. nbovo the ear nnd felled him. Thero aro other marks on bin body which appear to havo couio from Mown of the shovel, tho I did not seo tho at tack, It appears that ho was lilt In many places." As yet no Information has been filed against Smith. I It seems that tlio folks nut nt Hums woro Informed nt tlio meeting mid sout n delegation to tho Yellow- stouo to represent tholr Interests, , Had Outarlo known of tho mooting It could havo boon represented ns woll an not for J. It. Hluckaby wiih In tliu vicinity of tho park at that tlmo nnd no doubt would gladly havo taken tlmo to attend tlio Reunions. In tolling what was ilouu at tho Yollowslona tho Hums delegation consisting of Sam Mnthorhond and Win. Farro, tho Harney County Nows carried tho following stery: "Under dato of July 24, Mr. Hor oco M. Albrlghtf superintendent of Yellowstone Park, Invited intention to a conference to bo held at Mam- (Contluuod on Page 5) THREE SERVICE MEN ARRIVE DURING WEEK Xavy mid AWntlon Coip ItepicM'iitt'il by Karl lnidliiglinui, Hay Homel and l,ee Maddux (iVorgt' .Mail iluv IhptHted. KXOIXIIF.Il I.OCATIXO (JltAIIHS FOIl HIIIKWAMC IMPHOVK.MF.XT Hnglneor Cliarlo W. Luck or Wel sor, assisted by William Pinnoy, has boon engaged tills week In locating gradoa for the new side wal'is to be laid on Nevada avenue from Ore gon street westward, and on. tho side walk work ordered In on tlio west side of Hlchardson Mreot north from Idaho street. Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Pearson camo over from Weaser last Friday to spond the evening. Mrs. Pearson camo to Ontario Tuesday to assist her mother, Mm. Frank Hader at tho party given In honor of Mrs. J. Prinzlng. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Treadwoll of San Francisco arrived In Ontario today from the Interior. Mr. Tread well Is attorney for tlio P. L. S. com pany. Hack from tho Itlilno where ho tiMilHted In keeping the defeated Hun within duo bounds Itny lloyor ar rived In Ontario on Monday looking lit alter nearly two yours sojourn abroad. "Army lire wos olrlght un til the armistice was slgnod, but It rortaluly got tlresomo on tlio Itlilno, which Is not so much of a crook after all," Is young Hoyor's vluw of tho service ovor thoro. Ha Is tho last of tho 1 1 oyer boys to return. Karl I.niidlnghain who bus been n chief quurtormostor In tho Navy slnco ho ro-onllstcd scoured his dls- ehargo and utter spondlng u few weeks ut homo uxpects to outer tho Merchant Marino officers' trnjnlug courso by which ho will gulu tho ben efit of his long oxporlonce In tho navy and win officers papers and n good position In Undo Sams newly ucqulrod merchant uhlps. Ho Is vis iting with his parents, Mr. mid Mrs. John Uindlngham at prosent. Loo Maddux whoso axpected arri val wus announced in last woek's Argus reached the city Sunday mom lug. After n short visit witli his parants, MrAand Mrs. J. A. Maddux, he expects to return to Texas whore ho Is connected with an oil company. George Maddux who lias been with tlio marlnos In Germany also arrived homo this week. v At n mooting of tliol)oard of Dl roctorH of tlio Oregon Slnlo Chamber of Commorco hold Monday In Port hind, Hint body gava ItH endorsement of tliu Owyhee project. Tills Is tlio flrRt Irrigation project to securo ru vornblo action from tlio Chamber, nnd following it tho IiukIucrh men or Portland mild: "Now that wo havo endorsed t'o Owyhee Project In Malliour county, let us- get busy and put It over " The roport of tho action of Hi" Statu Chamber was brot to Outarlo yoRturduy by J. It. Hluckaby, ono 1 1 th'u directors who attended tlio meet, '.ng. Tlio resolution which Mr. Hlurli uby prosonted was propurud by P J Oullagher nnd O. K. Alkon mid Is in follews: WIIEH1-SAS, tlio development of evory part of tliu Stato of Oregon Is ouo of tho objects sought to ho oh tnlnod by tlio Stato Chamber of Com morco, and, WHEIM-SAS, tho development of tho Irrigation projects In tho vnrloux parts of tho suml-nrrld districts of tliu Statu would lie n lasting nml ma turlul benefit to tlio State nt largo, and, WHI3HI3A8, tho Owyhee Project located In Malheur County, Oregon, has boon round by mi examination theroof lo bo entirely reaslhlo mid practical, and, WHI'SHEAS, tlio Itoclniiiutloii De partment or tho United States Govern inont hus for n long time hud tho construction of wild project under consideration. NOW, THKHKFOUK, bo It HE SOLVKI) by tlio Stato Cliumber nt Commorco, In council iiHwo.uliled, that said Chamber favor tho early construction of wild Owyhee Piojed , nd bo It furthor KHSOLVK') that u t-Apy of this Hosnlullon bo preail upon the mluutoM of this mooting mid miolhor ropy bo forwnrdod to tlio Oregon roprosuutntlvoti in Com res Plan Great Campaign. To conduct a groat nationwide campaign In advortUo Oregon, ull parts of Oregon, tlio Stnto Clumber propone to ralso u fund of 400,000 and It wiih largely for tho purpose or launching this OHiupalgu thj t tlio meeting or tho board was called In the uoar fuliiro mints muetlugx will bo hold ovor tho state to launch I lie (Continued on Page 2 ) Hev. Fr. Francis of Hums arrived In Ontario Monday and loft that eve ning for linker. IS STOLEN FROM CHURCH Thieves Enter Cliiircli Vnnl or .Meth odist Cliiirt'li ami Take Itev. . .1. Liisi-oiiiIk'h Car .Monday Night No Ti-aeo of Car Found. ThlovoH who cared not lor tho tact thut tholr criminal act wus commit ted In a churoh yurd, and who pos- uossod no spark or consideration for the cloth, entered tliu church yard or tho McthodhU Eplscopat church Mon day night mill Btolo Itev. W. J. I.m- comhe's cur. Tho thieves had trouble In making tholr gol-away, They pushod tho car down tho alloy to tho rour or tho J. It. Hasmusuen resldonco and thoro nftor considerable cranking and imlfTled oaths they finally got It sturted. Mr. ItaBmusen hoard the commotion about 1 a. in. but did not Investigate the causu of trouble Tlio authorities were notified mid Sheriff Leo Noo advised nil near by cities of tho theft but as yot no trace of tlio car has been found. 1 '