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. !k 5VM ONTAEIO, MALHEUR COUNTY, OllKOON, TIT IT HS DAY, AUGUST 28, 1910 ifi , xxin no. :mj i &MW EXAMINATION IIOAUI) OF RXAM1NKHH OP 111111- OATION PHO.IKCTS TO 1IKTKH- MINK WIIKTIIKIt Oil NOT STATU WILL (JUARANTKK INTEREST ON DISTRICT'S 110NIW SPEND THREE DAYS INC0UNTY Project now uenrliiK Completion Hull for Condemnation of Itcxcr voir Hllo to lie llenrtl In Federal court In Oclolicr lloml ftirnlslictl. Following tho roqulromont ot tlic ntntuto known nn tho (lullngher net Attorney Uonoral (loo. M. Ilrown, Htato Englnocr Percy Cuppor and Bit parlntonUont ot Hanks W. II. licnnott HiIh week mado a thoro examination of every phase of tlio WnriUBprlngi Irrigation project tlilM week. TIiIh nctlon wan taken following tlio request ot tlio Directors of tlio project for n Btato gunruntoo of the Interout ot tlio bonds lusuod for tlio construction work. It In under Htood that tlio roquoHt mndo nuked for tlio Btuto to ninlto provision tor tlio payment of Interest on tho bonds first iHsuod, prior to tho onactment of tlio law. No Intlmntlon has been recelvod concornlnK tho probable nctlon on Ilia part ot tho board and their de cision Is caRorly awaited hIiico It will bo a precedent by which future notion under tho now law may bo KUUK'd. Itnpld action has been taken to ward tho BOttloment ot tho suit for tho roHurroIr Mlo for tho syiitom abovo Itlvorsldo. Tho attorneys for tlio district and tho board have agreed to tho trial or tho cobo In tlio Federal court In October and both Hides aro proparlnic thoir rospectlvo rniicH for presentation. In tho moan tlmo a bond of $200. 000 has been placed by tho board uc vordlng to tho Instructions of tlio Court ut tlio trial of tho Injunction proceeding early this month. Tho placing of this bond permits contlniiiinco of tho work on tho dam which will bo finished In 30 days and tho crows concentrated on complet ing tho distributing system so that tho entire project will bo ready for settlors next spring. ni:v citv f.noinker arrives htauts pavind preliminaries O. A. Kratz who was recontly elect ed city onglnoor by tho City Council Ik on tho Job preparing tho prelimi nary plans for tho Btroet paving to bo laid by tho Warren Construction company. Ilesldo this work however thoro aro u number of probloms thnl have to bo worked out In connection with cldo walk construction boforo tho staving work can start. Mr. Kratz drovo to Ontario from llend and reuchod tho city on Sunday. Ho bus not secured a home Into which to move h!a family whoso members will Join him lator. W. P. Homan, , commissioner ap--pointed to apportion tho benefits of tho paving and dlstrlbuto the asses mentB has completed tho roles and these are now on file at tbo Recor der's ofTlce. A hearing on tho roll has been called for September 8. V, F .IIOMAN PURCHASES J. A. UU'KKY RESIDENCE tffto of the largest deals In resi dence property In Ontario recorded In many months was negotiated and completed this week, ny the terms or this salo the J. A. Lackoy res'dence and four lots on Virtue street and Wyoming nvenuo passes Into -the pos session of W. P. Homan. The con sideration was In tho neighborhood of $4,700. ' W. C. Spencer also reports the sale of two residence properties In theniverslde addition, and one. SO cro tract Just south of the city. This proporty otlF. Oordon was bought by W. C. Dowllng of Hapner. Tho residence and proporty belong. Ing to Mrs. A. P. Riddle on the south end of Oregon street was purchased this week by Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Hunter. Langioy Brookes, who has charge of the Nyssa agency of the Eastern Oregon Land company was an Onta rio business visitor touay. HKCOND CAIt HTOIjKN HERE ih recovered in ditch Dr. W. O. Howo was tho bcc ond victim of auto thieves In Ontario HiIh season. LobI Fri day morning about 8 o'clock ho drovo his car to Us usual park ing plr.ee, on Cnllfornln avenue, nud nt noon when ho went to take U to co to lunch It was gone. Tho nutlinrltlos wore no tified and search was stnrtcd On Sunday morning It wan found In n ditch down In the Dig llend country ton mltcx from I'nrma. Tho wind shield was broken, a head light was smash ed, but nsldo from that It wns apparently nono tho worso for Its cxperlenco In being driven by n 'Btrnngo driver. No cluo has, nu yot, licon found leading to tho Implication of any one In tho theft. Tho authorities ho Kcvo that a gang ot unto thlovcs nro working In this Kcctlnn, for all or tho near by cities nro re porting similar occurences al most dally EXPECT ATTENDANCE TO Moro Pupils From Interior Appl) for HouMriillou TIiiiii Hor lie foiv -ItooniM Wiintcd Tot- Hin doo In III Homes. Uoforo Principal 8. ty llouchor, and M. 1), Thomas or tho science do partmonl or tho High School left Saturday evening for llluo Mountain Springs on a week's fishing tr'p, tlioj had completed a tour or tho count) listing studentK for the High School this year. Thoy report that tho num bor or outside students wilt surpass that or any previous year. Ono or tho problems that puzzlos tho school officials Is thut or hous ing tho pupils from tho outside. Al tho n number of fumlllos will coma to tjio city to live, that number will bo llmltc'd bccaiiKO of tho scarcity or Ijousos, at least a dozen ramllles will not coma becnuso or this shortage but they want to send ono or two lioyB or girls. It will then depend up on tho willingness or tho pooplo or the city to meet tlt'ja Hltuatlon urn! rent spare rooms to tho pupils. Also there nro a number or boys and girls who deslro to earn at least n part or their expenses, Applica tions for n girl or boy to do work In homes or in stores may bo filed with Mr. llouchor and selected Ktudcnts. fitted for tho different positions will be soul to tho applicants, 0. A. C. ATTRACTS - MANY H. S. Ontario Will llno Dig Colony ut Aggies Wlillo Pour Ktudontx Prom Hero Will Register nt Unit end- ty of Oregon. Thero will bo a migration of stu dents from Ontario In tho noxt two weeks to tho various Institutions of learning. O. A. C. will draw the largest number from this section, for thirteen or fourteen graduates of O. H. S. will register thero. Tho Stato University will be tho second lu draw ing power with the University or Washington with four each. The students entering O. A. C. In clude: Misses Nova Illlllngsley, Nettle Peterson, Virginia Smith, Lo la Howser, Cecil Logan, Amy Can field, Viola Husted, Delta Hill, Mar Jorle and Dorothy Turner; Arthur Cockrum, Donald and Itoscoe Conk llu, and Orvllle Walters. The U. of O. will receive the fol fel fol eowing: WlUlam DIackaby, Robert Lees; MUses Orayco Sage and Qladys Emlson. The following will resumo their studies at tho University of Wash Wash ingeon: William and MarcutPPlnncy, Bernard Rader and Paul Van Petten. Complimenting Mrn. Harnett and Mra. Lucy Pox, Messrs. and Mesdamea H. II. Whitney, S. D. Doramn and O. K. Aiken united In a picnic dinner on tho, lawn at tho Whitney homo Sun day evening. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. tlrelg, Miss Alice and'Frank Dorman, too, wero present, .fi. THERE'S A HI X iff, w- m. sflk SPEEDY JUSTICE IS GIVEN AUTO THIEVES Itov. W. J. J.iiM'omlrtj'N Cur Lnrntcsl In PoHhCwilon of two Yoiiiik Men at Aito, Idaho, (Iiirngi I'lrml (iiillty nud HT'iilonrcd 'lNdiiy. An exhibition or speedy Justlco wns rurulshod this weok when James II. (Ireou and Phillip Klpp, two young men wore ruptured, nrrnlgned nud nnd Hontcncod within ton days niter their rrlmo in stoallng tho nutomo bllo belonging to Itov. W. J. Lus combo or this city from tho church yurd ol tho Methodist church. Tho mon drovo tho car to Arco In HaKtorn Oregon, nearly 1100 mlleH from horo, when thoy woro roturnod to this county Tuesdny an Indict ment awaited thorn. Yesterday nt Vale thoy entered picas of guilty ami will bo sentonced-today by Judge Dultou Ulggs nnd start tonight for Snlem to servo their term. Tho men woro captured iwhen thoy attomptcd to tako tho car from tho Arco gnrago whore thoy had takoiu It lor repairs. Thoy did not stop to pay tho repair bill, which was $19, and this led to tholr capture. Doputy Shorlff Hon Drown went to Arco to return tho mon and while thoro looked over tho -car. It was round to bo In fair condition, but tho cost ot Bonding Komoono for It, may provo so oxpcnslvo that Itov. Lus- combo tho owner may nccopt an of-i for ot $100 from tho gnrago man for J (lie car, ami uius win prnciirany have lost his car ont'roly. . Ono of the young men, Green, Is said to have been a -former resident of Ontario whoso mother married a second time and now lives near Parma. Tho second thief who gavo tho namo of Rlpp, In the opinion of Sheriff Lee Noo, Is using an alias. Deputy Sheriff Uenedlct or Hlversldo will tako the mon to Salem tonight. COMMERCIAL CLUH MKMIIKftH VISIT WP.IKKIt WKDNPHDAV Two auto loads or Commercial club mombers drove to Wolser Wed nesday evening to boost for the Pair. i lie lliciliuuio wiiu iiiuuu iiio ti,. were: President H. II. Tunny or the Fair Hoard, fe. A. Praser, B C. Van Petten, T. W. Clagott, P. J. Gall agher, D. M. Taggart, O. A. Kratz and P. Leslie Dody. While In Wolser tho Wolsor band was vecured for tho last two dayu or the Pair. Por the first day the Huntington municipal band has been secured and an excursion crowd from tho division point will follow tho band to the Pair. On the second day tho music will bo furnished by the ' ... raycuto Uigh'ciiooi nanu. LIMIT ! ! MARSHALL EOILS AN ATTEMPTED ROBBERY Tin oo Men Cuiight In Alley Ilurlc of lllnrknliy Jeelry Ktoii lNniK. nud nro Cnptiirod Ih-iho Ktol- en Auto, Too, Marshal H. C. Parmor foiled nn attempt to rob tho Hhicknhy Jowolry storo about 4:30 this morning. Ho captured tho threo men ho found In tho nlley buck or the storo and took them to tho city Jail. Ah ho started to opou tho door tho men mado n break for liberty. In tho molco ono of tho yeggs lost his hat. Ah tho mon ran In tho dark tho marshal rim to tho car which thoy had evidently come to town In, nud that forced tho burglars to resort to hiking. TIiIm nnd tho loss or tho hat led to tlio capturo or two or thorn nt Parma this morning. Tho cur which was round carrying nn Idaho llcenso No. 8170 nnd wus an Oakland. I)y telephoning the Idaho authorities It was learned that this llconso was Issued for a Saxon Six, and aluco an Oakland was re ported Btolon from Ilnlso Monday night It Ih bolloved Hint this Ik the car. Owing to tho darkness and tho fact that tho marshal did not see tho mon actually attempting to onter tho lllackaby storo no charge of burg lary can bo mado against thorn so It has been determined to turn over tho men captured to tho Idaho au thorities for prosecution. Tho gang, for gang It Is bolleved to bo, waH woll equipped with flro arms. On one of tho mon was round a now automatic woll loaded while a. second weapon wan round lu the car. The clow to the arrest of the men came thru tho fact Hint two men, ono hatless was seen walking thru Nyssa during tho early morning and watch was set at Parma for them. Marshal Parmer wont to Parma and brot the men back hero arriving shortly after noon. AiaSKA POSITION TAKHN 11V I'OR.MHR TKACHlAt HKIIi: Mrs. A. A. Drowno received word last weok that Mr. and Mr. J. Ar thur Young left Thursday for Doug lass, Alaska, where Mr. Young will bo 8uperintenednt or schools during the co in I jig year, Mrs. Young, who was Miss Evallyn Drowno, and Mr. Young last yea'r woro both members or the fuculty or the Ontario schools, Mr. Young as principal or the High School and Mrs. Young as a teacher In the grade school. Thoy were married shortly after the close or school and spent the summer In Seattle. will test out new piiik AIiAUM HVHTK.M ON TUICHDAV Do not get oxclted noxt Tues doy ovcnlng whon you hear con tinued peals from tho bell on tho tower behind tho City Hall. It will not bo n flro alarm In any of tho various soctlona of tho city which tho alarm will desig nate In tho futuro according to tho number or strokes, In ract It Will merely bo the official test or t'io now systom by Plro Chief LouU Krocssln and his men. Tho now nlarm system ar rived this week and aided by va rious members, each doing his particular part, (lie Chief has been busily engnged getting tho nppcrutiiB Installed. Here after nil that It will bo neces sary to do when turning In an alarm will bo to call "Central" and tell "hor" or tho fire and Its locntlon, with n little push but ton sho will do tho rest. LEGION TO POST Stato Chairman mid Organlor to lie lu Ontario on KeptcmlKT I to Coin- plctn Orgiiuiratloii Service Men Should Attend. Por tho purposo or forming a post ' or tho Amorlcau Legion n meeting or all ox-servlco men In tho army, nnvy or inarlno corps during tho Orent War will bo hold next Thursday ovo- iilng, September 4, nt tho Commercial , club rooms. K, J. Elver, chairman or ( tlio stato organization nnd organizer . or tho Legion lor Oregon will bo pros. out at this meeting. Mr. Klvor wuw lu Ontario on Monday to make pre liminary arrangements for tho moot ing. "Already them aro 30 posts organ ized lu Oregon," snld Mr. Klvcr," nnd It Is Important that nil scrvlco mon attend this meeting, Mon who road this should tnko note of tho time und place and urgo otliors to attend tho meeting." Tho formation of posts of tho Le gion nil over (ho country Just now is being a grout Impotus by tho ppeaklug campaign or Lieut. Col. Theodore Roosovolt who will soon bo In Oregon at tho stato meeting. During tho past week u charter was granted tho Legion by Congross making It tho first organization or this kind chartered by tho uattonnl law making body. SECOND EFFORT MADE TO GET Statu II Moduli AppolutN lleniard Ruder uh Hoprvuviitulho to So curt) Data Concerning Record of Malheur County .Men, Dornard Hader has boon appointed by Miss Cornollu Marvin, state his torian, In hor effort to secure u com plete record ot tho war activities of Malheur colinty men, especially iIiohu from Ontario and vicinity. In the othor communities of the county othor workers are gatherlug tho data, but any soldier or sailor resi dent of the county may securo a blank from Mr. Radcr and It will bo sent to tho proper authorities. The State of Oregon Is endeavoring to have this record complete boforo December 1. Tho blanks to bo flllod out Include Just tho necessary In formation as to plaro and date of birth or tho indlvlduul, parents, clt lienshlp, dHte or enlistment, rank, branch or service, length of service date or discharge and Blmllar Items, So many men are careless about these records that no doubt they will bo lost uulessi tabulated and placed In some or the state archives for a permanent record. It will there-' foro bo or Importance to each Indi vidual soldier or sailor to have this record made. It can only bo done by the co-operation or the men, for the compilers secure nothing for tholr time or work. Make Malheur county's record complete by seeing Mr. Rader and filling out- the blank. Then be sure to return the blunk to him. TEN THOUSAND ACRES ORKGON-WKHTKHN OOIONIXA TION COMPANV IIKAU CLOSKS CONTRACTS POR VAST SUC TIONS OP HOLDINGS ON RKCKNT TRIP RANGE LANDS FIGURE LARGELY Sight or Dig Hny Stacks Deemed Huf flrlcnt. Proof of Wonderful Pro polity to Reign In HiIh Serltoii This Year, Bnyn Daxldsoii. With Increasing rapidity tho hold Iiikh or tho Oregon-Western Coloni zation company, which once held tl- llo to n vast domain In Oregon from Ontario to tho Wlllamatto Valley, nro being sold and pntrstng Into tho hands of Bottlers, On n trip across tho stato to tho various ngonclen or tho compnny, ending horo In Ontario Saturday, W. P. Davidson or St. Paul, president or tho company, signed tho Instrument!! which ndded 10,040 to tho amount sold itlnca his InKt trip thru horo In April, Thoso calcs, 2li lu number, vary nil tho way from 20 acre tractn to ono or 2500 acres, A nutnbor or tho sales recorded nro thono or company holdings under tho Warmsprlngs System and Hicho num ber tho smaller tracts from 20 up to 80 nud 100 acres. TIicho are being purchased by mon who will bring tholr families to tho land this fall to propnro for crops for noxt year nnd thus add materially to tho growth nnd prosperity or this section. Tlio largest or the tracts or course nro rango lands. Although lor tho past tew years thoro baa boon a marked demand for range land, nud nil tho big stock mon linvo boon fortifying themselves by adding to tholr holdings, tho demand has not abated, tho tho amount to bo had him shrunk materially. "To bo certain that this section Is prosperous, and to havo a visual Idea of whut land horo will produco, all ono has to do Is to rldu thru this section and vlow tho big liny Blacks on ovory ranch." Tho following Ih tho list of sales completed by Mr. Davidson on this trip: Namo Acros W. It. Crlpo 40 Arthur R. Striker 40 Henry R. Moys 58 deo. P. aomberg 80 Karnost L. and (leo. K Porster 80 N. II. Noyor 40 R. C. Moys 2K John Rrwln 80 II. II. Small 83 W. C. Darkor 40 II. W. Mulkey 40 J. R. lllrd & Sons 3C0 Pollx Ilarclay 40 C, S. Couglotou 040 8. K. Mosslnger 80 M. A. & T. J. Hunter 1800 Prank C. Plstor 000 II. & J. Cram 320 8. llasmusson 1800 II. K. Ilrlggon 040 J. W- Davles 2500 I). II. Hill 80 I C. EMa 20 E. II. Hathaway 80 A. Q. Mansur 50 Total 10040 WIII.I.S ARK IIKLPINO 'IX) BOLVK HARNEY'S IHHUMTION PROHI.EM . Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Trow or Crane are In Ontario this week for a short visit. Mr, Trow who U In charge of tho experiments undertaken by the Oregon-Western Colonization com pany says that so far they give assur ance of success. The water In tho wells bored bo far rises almost to the surTace ami thus rumlshes inols turo for the loud with vory ltttle pumping. Mr. and Mr. Trow ae at tho homo of Mrs. Trow's parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Dunbar, east of town. John Kakebeeke who ranches down the Nyssa way came to Ontario today with Mrs. Kakebeeke to look over the offerings of Ontario mer chants'. "The third crop of alfalfa this year will be superior lu quality to that of tho Becond crop of. many years," says Mr, Kakebeeke.