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THE ONTARIO ARC1US, ONTARIO, OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 1919
gill? QDtttario Kx$m GEO. K. AIKEN, Editor mid Publishcr- l'ublished Thursdays al Ontario, Oregon, and entered at the Ontario post office for distribution as 2nd class matter. SUBSCRIPTIONS One Year $1.00 "THE BEST YET" The board of directors of Vlie Malheur County Pair certainly hit upon an appro priate slogan for the Tenth Annual Exhi bition which is to be staged here September !) to 12. And what is more to the point there is every indication that they have so labored that this ambitious declaration is to be more than fulfilled. There is one feature alone that will be worth the attendance of every citizen of the county; that is the airplane exhibition of Lieut. Jknco who will lly every day during the Kuir. Rut that, will be but one of many features that will entertain the Pair crowds. Never before has there been manifested a greater spirit of co-operation by the peo ple of Vale, Nyssa, Big Mend, Head Ox Mil, Krogan,.Jainie8on,.Juntiiraanda11 the ranch country round about. The crops this year, of all kinds, an more abundant, and more stock men have manifested their determination to show their cattle, so that no matter what kind of prodiiee is of greatest interest to the atten dants at the Fair they will find displays and ehibi(fl well worth their attention. TIMES HAVE CHANGED It is not so many years ago that when oii heard a binich of men singing a rollick ing song, without a shadow of a doubt in your mind you thet: "Thai bunch must bedrunk." Hilarious songs, and a stupid condition of the brain were twins, at least to minds ol many, and their .sentiments were expressed in Mich songs as: "Drink a High Mall at Nightfall," or "The Stein Song." The ex pressions of good fellowship found their source in vapor fumes, while the music itself was not bereft of charm. Things are different now. This was proven at Portland last week to the members of the N. 10. A and the Oregon Editorial as sociation. Aided by the leadership of Wal ter .Jenkins the community sings brotout all the high spirits thai the scribes used to ex hibit under the stinmlat ing presence of John Marleycorn. Anil even .John would hardl rccognio the melodies of his old cronies, for whisky tenors were not in evidence and full throated notes replaced the halting hies of olden days. And judging by the way they sang no party of the torrential days of long ago was more enjoyed by the scribes- after all the rhythem is the thing. IRRIGATION WATER NEEDED After a season's experience it is the opinion of many residents of the city that the system of watering lawns now in vogue in Ontario is inadequate, and prohibitive for the larger lawns and trees. As the re Milt of this belief steps have been taken to investigate the possibilities of a dual sys tem. It is entirely proper that this investi gation and agitation should start now. It lakes a great deal of time to solve such .i problem, and there are many angles of the situation that must be carefully studied before action can be taken. Several plans have been discussed. . Among thy proposals made the following have elements of merit which commend them: the installation of an auxilliary pumping system owned by an irrigation district to be formed within the city limits, or corresponding to the city area; the pur chase by the city of water service for irri gation from either the Warmsprings or the Owyhee ditches; or from the Advancement Irrigation company. The objection most seriously raised to the purchase of water from any of the irri gation ditch companies or districts is that the difference in service required is so great that such a plan will not bo satisfactory. It is pointed out that to irrigate an alfalfa Held a large head of water is needed for a comparatively short time, while for the ir rigation of the city lawns a relatively smaller head for continuous service over the city is needed. Also thoro is bound, at times, to be a eonlliet or interest between the city resi dents and the ranchers, especially if the water supply becomes low, whioh endang ers the good relations which ovoryoue de sires to exist between the ranehor and the city folks. Of course the residents of. the city will always forego the uso of water, if, by using it, they endanger the farmers' crops. That is natural and it is good bus iness. Rut by so doing they also endanger their lawns and the work of months or years in bringing lawns and trees to maturity. To avoid all this it is argued that a separate, low pressure system, independent of any other system is the only adequate method to adopt. To do this, there must be a definite plan arrived at in a short time, because of the fact that such a system would require piping under the pavement to be laid in order that the entire city may be served. The committee which was appointed In President Wood of the Commercial club to investigate the various plans must await the arrival of the City Engineer recently elected by the Council for there are many engineering problems connected with an plan which might be adopted. In the mean time the citizens of the community should consider the matter carefully for it will be their duty to filially pass upon the various proposals. THE LIVING TWINS . Along with the generally prevailing talk about the Jligh Cost of Living there is also no little discussion of the Cost of Living High. Those economic twins appear to be as inseparable as the Siamessc twins that Ijaruum displayed for the entertainment of the public years ago. There is no denying the fact that the American people have made a remarkable rise in living standards during the past ten vears. I fere in Ontario for example where 99.9 per cent of the people fall within the realm ofwhat is popularly described as "the middle class," the standard of living of the, vast majority is equal to that of the million aires of a half century ago. The majority now living on this scale are doing so, not on accumulated savings of years, but from their monthly incomes. It therefore follows that these incomes must 5 greater all round than ever before. There is no longer a spirit of denying present pleas ures for future comfort and financial secur ity. Everyone wants to make money fast right now and spend it accordingly. When an Ontariau talks about the High Cost of Living lie must include the cost of running ail automobile for pleasure. This must be so, for it lakes the work of more people, the space of more and larger build ings, to care for the automobiles of Ontario and vicinity, than it does to feed and clothe not only the owners of these cars but the hundreds who do not joy ride thru life. Of course the answer is obvious that an automobile is a necessity now. Well may be it is. Hut if it is then the residents of Onta rio; and they are not exceptional in Amer ica, must accept that fact and admit that since we have reached that level of living we must pay the bill. It is due to this rise in the standard of living, together with the socialistic agitation resounding the jargon about "producers" and "capitalists" and all that mongrel rub bish of the blatant soap boxers of the coun try that is the cause of the present indus trial unrest, and to whiclrthe American people must give their serious considera tion during the next few years. The only way to sever the Living Twins, Hi Cost, and Cosr of High Living, has been tersely put by many leaders of public thot both here and abroad, for the problem is the same in England and Franco as it is here Lloyd George stated the case direct 1, when he said: "We will either have to produce more or lower our standard of living." That is what the American people will have to do, too. It is all right to maintain the standard of living. No one really wants to see the standard lower, but it can only be main tained by more production. We can not eat our meat and keep it too. And we can not produce more bv loathing and joy riding. This is especially true now when the pro duct of American farms and American fac tories are required to supply the needs of devasted Europe. In other words the law of sunnlv and demand is taking its toll and so long as this condition continues the Living Twins are bound to be with us and survive the attempted operations of political surgeons. umtkd PHKHIIY'TKUIAN CllUltCII 10:00 lllblo School. 11:00 Public Worship. W. K. COCIIHAN, Minister. CATIIOMO CUUHCII OK TIIK IILKSSK.D BACHAMKNT. 8:30 a. m., Low Mass. 10:30 r. in., High Mass. , 0:30 n. m., Catechism for tlio boys nnd girls. HAPTI8T CUUHCII lllblo school 10:00. Morning Worship 11:00. Oospol Sarvlco 8:1C. Continuing tho study .of tho Hook of Ilovolatlon. Prnyor Service Wednesday 8:30 MKTIIODIST CUUHCII 10 n. m. Sunday School. 11 n. m. Preaching. 7:15 p, in. Epworth League. 8 p. in. Preaching hlkhskd hachamknt chuhch Hot'. .1. 11. Mntmiey, Pastor. During July and August: Sunday Masses nt 0:30 nnd 0 n. m No Sundny School. Special Doctrinal nornions ovoty Sunday morning. Visitors respectfully Invited. ATK.NTION CITY WATKIt UHK.HS You nro requested to stop alt lawn sprinkling and irrigating upon tho I'lro Hell being struck l'lvo strokes, and to romiino only upon tho boll boltig struck Two times. All sprinkling nnd irrigating must stop whon n goncrnl flro alarm Is turned In. lly ordor of the Common Council of tho City of Ontario, Oregon. V. W. CIlAMJIHItS, 37-38 Water Superintendent An Old Kitull Milder. All Irrltablo nnd fault finding dis position In often emitted by Indigos- Hon, A mnii with good digestion mid liowols that net regularly is us ually good naturcd . When troubled The Vision w AVI! 1IAV1S ALL HL'AI) Till! HTOltV OK MICIIKAL ANHKLO, WHO IN PA8HINO A HOUOII HLOCK OK OHANITK HV Till'. ltoADStnn could ski: nothino hut tiik outlinn ok AX ANOKL IMPHISONKH THKHKIN. HIS AUTISTIC VIS ION could pi:ni:thati: thhouoii tiii: nouon outkk suhkacks and iiicholo til 13 houndkd outlink ok a cemplkti: mabti:hpii:ci:. it hkquihk.d months ok PATlKNT TOIL ON HIS l'AKT HOWHVKH, TO CHIP Till! 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