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taw, nmM0 '-, xxru 0NTA1U0, MALHEUR COUNTY, OBEdON, THURSDAY, 00T. 10, Ml!) NO. -1(5 mm FUNDS SOUGHT FOR ROOSEVELT MEMORIAL Malheur County Workers Asked to HuWrllip $J7n Kvcry Donor lie coin on l.lfo Member of AnmicIii- (Ion School to Assist From Octolior 20 In October 27 Oregon ImH licon nnkod to rulso $15,000 toward tlio nationwide fund for n, memorial to Theodora Hnose volt. MulliDtir connly'H cjtiota In this drlvo linn liccri placed at $.170 liy tlio Htato campaign lionrd In Port Innd. Compared with other driven ox- pnrlcnred In thin county during tlio pant two years tho effort of noxt wook HooniR small Indeed, It bolng for lint n fow ccntH per person In tho county. Small tho tlio total sum Is, tho 4urposo Ih a Krcal and worthy one. To nld In perpctuatliiR the inomory of our Into ox-prcnltlont will r.ipcnl to ovory citizen who rovoroH It In momory and hln groafwork for the upliulldliiR of American principles. To carry thin work forward a com lultteo linn linon appointed for tho county by 0. K. Alkcn of Ontario, chnlrmnn of tlio drlvo for thin county. Mr. Aiken In being assisted In tho campaign In tho upper end of tho county by C. 0. Muollor of Vnlo nnd those nro tho men who hnvo boon nnkod to assist In gathering tho fundn: Vnlo, Geo. W. Nays; Ilrognn. .!. M Addltigton; Ironnldo, KM Hosoj WoHtfnll, J. I). Fnlrmnn: Harper, Clmrloa Hush; Junturn, Androw Ornlinm; Hlvorsldo, Dan Mcl'horson; Nyma, K.H. Conklln and W. II. Ux; Adrnln, V. V. Hlckox; Jordan Valley, Chas. Hackney; Vnlloy Vlow, V. S. liocn; Dead Ox Pint, Hex Marquis, Frod Hartloy, I.. II. Ilrolthaupt, W. A. I'ntch; Astoria, C. I.. Lackey, livery Giver it Mt'inlier Kvory person who gives to' thin fund will bocomo a llfo member of tho HoobovoH Memorial association and will rocolvo n cortlflcnto of mem bership from tho national organiza tion. No not amount In nnkod of any donor tlio nam given In n purely Individual mutter nnd may bo any thing from n chlld'K penny to a rich man's mil bo in, Tho largor tho num ber of donom possible In desired for thai In a largor sonso will nhnw tho npproclatlon of tho whole pooplo for Thoodoro Hoosnvolt. County Buporlntondont of school, Mrs. Fay Clark Hurley, has boon nnkod to co-operato In putting thin campaign, and haa asked tho teach orH of tho county for tholr co-opor-ntlon. An a tentatlvo division of tho county's quota tho following Hums from tho various communities ban boon doslgnated: Ontario $126; Vale $0G; Nynsa 940; Houlevard $10; Ilrogan $10; Jamloson 10; Whlto Settlement $10; Lincoln $10; Valloy Vlow $10; Arcadia $10; Plo noor $10; Jefferson $10; Park $10; Westfall $15; Ironside $10; Hlvor sldo $10; Malheur City $10; Juntura $10; Harper $10; Jordan Valley $30 and Adraln $10. Subscriptions may bo given to tho chairman "in tho various localities who will remit thorn to tho county chairman with tho list of tho donors nnd tho amounts so that each will be duly credited and recelvo the mem bership cortlflcato when they are available, Headers of tho Argus who may not be reached by solicitors to tho fund may send their contribution direct to tho county chairman. A coupon Is printed on tho first page of tlilx Issuo which may bo filled out and mailed to Mr. Aiken whl will bco that the donor la projxirly listed as a mombor of tho Hoosovelt Memorial associa tion. Mrs, D. F. Daker and chlldron of Dakor arrived today for a visit with Mrs. JJaker's nleco, Mrs. Fred Can flold, and her brothers W. J. and E. 11. Huffman. John Landlngham left this week for a trip to Portland. During his absence A. A. Wellington Is presid ing over tho Landlugton dray. Mrs. Mary A. Fox, better known to her friends as Auntie Fox, left for the south for an oxtended stay. She will visit southern Florida. Mrs. F. L. Shaw of Durkee. Oregon was tho guest last week of Mr nnd Mrs. J. n. Gregg. VMM INVADFD l.V ONTAHIO MAHONH WHO F.V.IOV HIWHIO.V Fourteen Ontario Masons traveled to Vale Wednesday ovciiIiir be prcnont nt an exemplification of the third degrco by tho members oi Vnlo Lodgo No. 112, and It Is n mild stale menl of tho fact thai they ot'Joyud tho occnHluu Immensely. The work of tho Vale lodgo men was declared equal to tho best any of the visitors had over seen. Following tho Initiation an elabor ately appointed banquet wuh nerved nnd tho Ontario men stnrted for homo turfy thin morning certain that Vale's hoHpltnJIty Is unlimited. TIioho who mado the trip were: Ivuu 12. Oaken, It. M. Duncan, Ilalph Dunbar, II. Ii. Peterson. ('. It. Augustus, V. II. Staples, A. N. Illckoy, Harry Jones, J. It. Hnsmusscn, A. It. Drown. A. 8. Drown, Mr. Twlford, II. ('. Smith and O. K. Aiken. PARMA IS COMING TO PLAY ONTARIO FRIDAY luteal Kvpcrlciico l'li( Defeat ill linker laisl Satiirilny Now Out to llctrhp Their Honor NWt Whw From Vnle. Tho Ontario High School foot ball team suffered Its first do font of the season at linker Inst Friday after noon, Tlio rosult hns nut dls-'our-ngod tho boys, however, for they reallio that It wuh due In a it to stage fright. Tlio score was 27 to 0, but nil of Uaker's scoring was done In tho first half, while Ontario boys report they more than held their own In tho second stuiizn. To rotrlovo tholr honors the local boys are determined to win tho game with I'arma which Is to bo played nt tho Fair grounds tomorrow aftor noon. Tho gumo starts nt 3;30, and a number of tho business men nro going to forget business long enough to go out to see tho gnmo. Another foot ball event of last wook wok tlio victory which Nyswt scorod on. Vale by n IG to 0 wore. Trousdale's bunch proved too strong for tho Inoxporlonccd Vnlo boys and ran off with the gnmo right from the start. Tho slzo of tho Nyu' scoro gave Ontario an Iden of what It will be up against when It moots the lads from Nyssa In a finished content. Mrs. Frank Draper was tho luwtcw for an old fashioned quilting bee nt her homo on tho Kastslde on Thurs day, October 2, a fact that tho Argus In advertently overlooked Inst weok. Whllo tholr noodles piled and they quilted In tho good old fashlonod way the following enjoyed tlioiu- selves: Mosdames I lager, Downo. Purcoll, Landlngham, Twllgor, K. Stownrt Clark and Fox. Hafrosh monts wero servod. "Whllo at work In tho manufactur ing plant of tho U. S. Manufacturing company last Saturday, C. F. Kudow had tho mltffortuno to severely cut a tendon on his right arm nboa tho wrist. Medical attention was liu modlatoly glvon tho Injury nnd ho hopes to hnvo completo two of tho In jured mombor lnj hhort time. Otto Luohrs linn practloolly com pleted tho harvesting of a bumper crop of apples off his ten aero tract on tho hill. Not only was tho total yield largo but tho Individual appes wero of tho monster kind nnd uni formly bo over tho entire place Mr. nnd Mrs. George Lyells are homo again after a two months visit In tho Middle Wast, which George declares is soma country. "How thoy1 will ovor got In nil tho com 1 saw In lowa, Illinois and Indluna Is beyond mo," he says. John W. Cunningham of Ilarr & Cunningham, engineers of Portland arrived In Ontario today on business In connection with various conduc tion Jobs In tho county for which he Is tho consulting engineer. Charles Adams of Welser, but formerly of Ontario was oporated upon last night at tho Holy Itosnr; hospital. He was reported to be resting oasy today. Mrs. D. F. naker and children of Linker who were hero for several days visiting relatives have gone to the Huffman ranch west of town for a furthor visit. CHAUTAUQUA TICKET SALE IS SUCCESSFUL Fiiilllunil Polk Show Appti'i-lntlon Tor Assistance Given Imsl Hiiiniiiw- nnil Guni-uutcc for TIiIn Year Tlio third annual winter Chautau qua festival program for Ontario wilt open tomorrow night at tho High School auditorium. Tho first l'n programs will bo given at tho I'fgli School whllo tho Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday programs will bo given at tho Dreamland. Tho salo of tickets, for tho course went fast this wook as tho result of tho energetic work of Superin tendent II. P. I.owIk, nnd tho school pupils togethor with that of n mini bor of tho business men Including W. F. Homnn, J. It. Gregg, It. ('. Smith nnd F. Ii. Hotly. Mr. Hody.nnd G. ((. Alkcn visited Frultland Tuesday and Wednesday anil there placed 40 tickets nnd wore assured of their salo by tlio folks ovor there. Whnt wan more the Frultland men declared that they ap preciated tfio asslstnnco Ontario gnvo In their Chautauqua Inst siimmor nnd tho further assistance In guarantee ing tho Prultlnnd event of this min ing summer. The first number of tho program tomorrow night In tho lecturo of Tom Corwlnn. Saturday night Marshall I.ouls Merlins, will bo the attraction Monday night comes tho Chicago Artist Trio, Tuesday night, Major Mills and tho Inst night Is tho Sierra Soronailorx. .Season tickets only will 'aid tho local guarantors. Gel thorn today. LOCAL LAUNDUV HXTMNDH ITU HF.ItVICI! TO ItK.MOTi: HF.CTIONS To servo Its enlarged field which now Includoa regular calls for and dolvorv tn Vale. NvHsn. Prultlnnd, ami :;"':.;:::..: ... .;."..i, ouior hccuouh oi i no HiirruuoiiiiiK region, It. W. Jones has ml it oil an other auto truck to his list of equip ment. Sinco tho laundry at Vale dls fontlmiod business last week Mr. Jones secured tho service of J. II. Harrli of that city to tako chin go of tho bunlnemt In Jho upper country. A now Dodge business car that looks for tho world llko tho U. 8. Mall wagons of tho big cities Ims beon put Plvo yonra ago alio movod to Iron on tho run between Ontario and Vale, sldo, wlioro alio rosldod until her Ontario ami Nyssa mid tho surround- death. Ilesldo hor sua alio Is Mur ing towns. Ah shown In an al els where In this Issuo tho laundry has established tho flvo day delivery plan followed In larger cities so that tho patrons socuro regulnr motropolltuu servlco. Mr. nnd Mrs. K. Flfor loft this wook for n visit In vnrlous Montana citlos, Including Hutto, Helena nnd Great Falls. Tho mombors of tho W. C T. V. held a regular sosslon at tho homo of Mrs, Hnndall Sago last Tuesday afternoon. ' M, 10. Dolling roturncd Sunday from Salem and Portland whore he wont on buslnoss. ROOSEVELT MEMORIAL FUND To the Iloosevrlt Mnnnrlil Auoclatlon, Geo. Ii. Alkcn, County Chairman, Ontario, Oregon, I ltfrewlth subscribe the sum "f to the ItoOJtVtLT Moiokul I'll no. Name u....-....m..-.Mm-... Address .... . The above amount Is hiclol Arconllnr to tlie plani of Hit Ilowvelt Memorial Ancltlon, I be Umm tvlt Memorial Kuml of 3.000,goo.(K Ii lu l utlllieil to r I u National Moi,ui.ihI In Waahluxtoii, I). C.j to awiulie and niaintiilH n pulille twrk at Orter II jr. V v.. anil ultimately te Ineluile Saeamorc Hill, the ItouMvelt Irfniie, tliereln, lu lie preserved like Mount Vernon .uul l.liuuln'i Una- ut .i.rli.ii Held; aiul In .-. ..! a National Society to perpetuate the priuctpliw awl IthaU of "llieodore lt-. . .ell. Kacli contributor to the fiiral will receive a leililkale uf iiifnilxnl.li) in Hie llooaevelt Memorial Anoclatlon. A cvrtltkate v.ll uUo be preaeutwl tu v uy Mliool contributing to I be fanil. Tlie naina of eery contributor Mill be placml on II Ut of nanica tlrpuiliN In I be National Monument to be crettwl at Wa.lilinjtuii, II, C. fCOUNCI WAY LIGHTS FOR CLUSTER Whllo New llrllllniiro Will Not Hpi'Mitl DnzlhiK HitjN for it Tliuo Wires will bo Imlil llcfoiv Pitvhi(t Aftor having been told that it would cost nnywhoro from $4,r.00 to $5,000 to lay conduits for cluster light wires, and also Informed Hint there wnu no such thing ns parkway cablo to bo had, tho City Council nt a meeting last Thursday evening found that tho last statement wnn In nccurata to say tho least. An tho rosult of thin meeting nt which Klmor K. Clark offered to lay parkway cab)o for $700 and 10 per cent for labor and his offer wn. ac cepted. Mr. Clark Btatcd that ho could secure Immediately 1000 feet of cable from Hutto, Montnua and tho balanco could bo secured within four weeks. This bolng truo tho paving will not bo delayed and still tho city will bo In a position nt soma future tlmo to Install cluster light If It so desires. Tho 'Council nlso disposed of tho question of paving width on Wash Ington nvenuo cant of Oregon street by ordering a six foot sldownlk along tho south sldo of tho street. To this T. II. Moorp voiced objections nnd took Isuo with Councilman Harry II. Cockrum, who uphold tho nrgumont for tho Council that the street should not bo narrowed any furthor. DPATII KNDS U.! II.I.NKHH Ob' .MHH. lUTlllIIUNi: McD. hei: Mra. Cathorlno McDormltt Itoo ngod 87 years who for several years lived near Ontario on a small tract Just Kast of tho city (Hod at tho homo of hor son Ed. McD. Itoo at Iron side Thursday Octubor 0. W. C. Jonos brot tho body to tho McDowell parlors In this city and Intoimont was mado In tho Ontario ceinetry Sunday. Services wore hold from tho Methodist church, tho Payette Methodist pastor officiating. Cnthorlno'McDormlt Hoe was horn at Montpollor, Vermont whore she grow to womanhood. Later she movod and for years lived near To ledo, Ohio. With hor sou and his family sho enmo to Molliour county sovon years ago sottllng In Ontario, vlved by two grandsons. Mm. Harous and family of Nsmpa arrived In Ontario Monday for a few days visit with friends. Mr. Harris has moved with his family to Ontario and taken a res idence In Hlvorstdo. Joo Dans of Welser called on bid friends at tho Ontario Pharmacy. Sunday. Miss Lavlno Smith was tho guest of Mrs. Jacob Prlnzing at Nampa, Sunday. - Mr. and Mrs. Thomus Arnold are In from tholr ranch for tho woek. Mrs. M. I., Dolling spent Sunday In Ilolso. herewith. wn,.Mi:it ij. iiovf.h i:m:cti:d I'ltKSIDPNT OP OHICGON CM'lt Tho members of tho Oregon Club had nnd organization meeting Tues day ovonlng of thin week and started plans for tho club's nctlvltles for tho year. Tho flrnt tiling dono was to olect officers with tho following ro re sult: Wllmor L. lloyer, president; M. D. Thomas, vlco president; S. M. Houchor, secretary and F. J. Clomo, secortnry. Tho club has now CO active mem bers In good standing nnd expects to ndd several more, nnd thus Is equip ped to proceed with an nctlvo year's work. Tho first formnl party to bo glvon will bo a Hnlo'een event for club members nnd their gnosis only. Later thcro wilt bo a regulnr series or Invitation dances nnd pnrtlcs. The club Is ngnln oxconsed In tho Wilson building. . ARE BASHFUL INDEED County IIMorlan HeiHiiiNTIiat Put) Conmilinlly Hut Ontario Hon 1'iirn- iiMiril Almost Complete llecot-il of Its .Men When It comes to bnnhfulnosti the men from Ontario who wont Into tho servlco tako tho prlte. This Is ovl dent from the report which Suporln tondont of Schools II. P. Lewis hns received from Mrs, T. M. I.owo, county hlstorlnn. Mrs, Kowo reports that ovory othor community In tho county has fur nished a completo record of tho men who went Into tho servlco for tho County;s contribution to tho Groat War. And Ontario, itltho It sent moro moil than any other community hns as yet recorded tho presence of only flvo men. Several appeols have boon made, and Individual men have been solicited for this data, as yet without avail. If tho men will not glvu It, and they ought not ho so bnshful, for It would npponr Hint Ontario took no pnrt In tho war If tho record Is loft as It Is others will have to supply tho Information. Tlio High School has undortnken tho work nnd wll plnco lu tho post offlco a list of all tho names available from this region. Hood this 1st and If you nolo tho omission of any name supply It. Something must ho done soon or Ontario will get a real black oyo. GAIIUHN-ATHHHTON A wedding of Intorost to Ontario folks took placo Wodnosday after noon nt tho parsonage of tho First Methodist church nt tho Idaho capi tal whon Miss Fern, the second daughtor of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Athortou of this city became tho brldo of Aloxandor W. Giirron of St Anthony, Idaho. Tlio ceremony was witnessed by Mrs. Athorton and Mis Mary Athorton of this city. Tho brldo who grow to young woman hood hero In' Ontario recent ly returned from Nampa whore she has been omployod for several years. Sho Ih an aluinnim of tlio Ontario High School and wolknnwn to a host of Ontario pooplo. Tho groom too Is wolknown here thru a rosldonco of many years dur ing which tlmo he was connected with tho Hmplro Lumber company. Aftor tho salo of that company's yard hero ho wont to St. Anthony, Idaho whoro ho wont Into busluoM for him Kolf. Itocently ho returned from 18 months servlco In France. Olvo Alfalfa I'lclil,n Winter Ovi'i tout Closu Grazing ul Kciimiii Knd is lliiriiifiil When tho ground Is frozen, the snow Is flying, and tlio wind Is whist ling a merry gain, your alfalfa field will prlzo a warm winter overcoat under which it will paw tho cold weather In excellent condition. Na turo Is tho tailor that turns nut tho winter clothes for tho alfalfn field and specialists of tho United Staton Department of Agrlculturo recom mend that farmers cooporato as far as poslblo with naturo In replenish ing tho winter wardrobe of Hils for ago crop. Thoro nro two Important reauns why alfalfa should not bo out or grazod close at the end of tho grow- (Continued on Last Page.) "DO IT" IS MESSAGE GIVEN HOME BUILDERS W.K. IC-cx Ulgi-M Action Immediately Commercial club l.tituhei-N llrwik HccoiiIm nt Svw CuTo WcrtiiL'Nilny "Do It." Don't wnlt for the other follow but If you Intond to build do it, nnd do It now. With those word 1 W. K. Lees- who was prosont nt tho club for tho first tlmo In years, finished n straight from the nhoulder. tnlk on homo, building nt tho weekly Club luncheon Wcdnosdny evening at tho Hluo lllrtl Cafe. Although 45 members wore In attendance nt tho oponlng of Ontario's nowest Cafe, and a now spirit of nggrowdon wnH provolant, which could very well bo opltomlgcd when Mr. I.eos happily sounded tho key unto by tho two words "Do It." Prosldont W. W. Wood after wel- coming tho visitors stated that tho subject for discussion would bo "Hulldlng" homo building, city mid community building, nnd tbs differ, out speakers confined tholr remarks ontlrely'to this topic. J. It. Illnckahy gnvo an Interesting tnlk on tho financing of homos. Ho said any city wdrthy of the name should have beautiful homo, and that every business mini should own his own homo. ioTho first essential however towards making a, start wnu for tho prospectlvo biilldor to decide upon plans and thou secure specifi cations. This would enable the con tractor to submit nil otlmshto and bo a basin to work on. Mr. Hlsckuby stated ho was of tho opinion that It wns not u question of II nances which wits retarding hulldlng aotlvlly In Ontario but rather u question of who would bo tho first to start. Tho ma jority of tho signers to the rowilutlou woro lit a position to commence op erations Immediately but required some nsslstauco In tho preparation of tholr plans. T. II. Monro took up tho matter of different plans and methods of lett ing a contrnct. Ho stated that lu lilx opinion tho cost plus plan wuh more satisfactory In a general way than by having to suporvlso the work personally, adding that provided a competent man could bo secured thou 10 per cent was a fair percent age to pay for being rellovml of tho worry entailed In connection with hulldlng. This cost plus plan, (which was outlined by two linker City men at a mooting held Tuesday ovonlng In tho Club rooms,) occas ioned quite a llttlo controversy. Ii. I. Illrsch, who has already let his contract for a homo costing bet tor than $0,000, spoko upon his ox porloucotf In getting work started, nnd repented that boforo any step bo taken plans and specifications bo so. cured. C. T. Luckoy, ouo of the fow ranchers who Is a member of the club, vulcod his appreciation of the nsslstauco to tho farming community from tho Commercial club. Ho re marked that aftor this year's crop was Baruorod a gonoral building movomont would tuko plnco In tho country. Secretary F. Leslie Hotly expressed his pleasuro ut wooing so many Club mombors prosont who had not at tended tho luncheons before, and statod that tho number or iiersons roady to build amounted to s:t and that from Indications at lettst one third would commence this month- K. A. Frazlor was appointed chair man of tho lunch coinmltteo for next wook, which will also bo the regular monthly meeting. OHOANIATION OF ATIILUTIC CI.UII DHLAVHIi I'OH PH1CSKNT There wuh a mooting of a number f young moil Interested in the pro motion of an athletic club for On tario at tho City Hull Tuesday oven- Ing. H. W. Swaglor tho sponsor for tho movomont wns not present, how over, nnd no action wan taken An effort was to bo made to swuro co operation with the sohool board to socuro rooms at the High School and tho club was furnished the materlul, but tho school board was not en thusiastic ovor tho inattor owing to tho prosont congested condition of the building. What will be done on jur. Swairler's return Is not known nnd tho proposition may possibly bo drop ped, for tho prosont at least.