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tfc H Ji J-- - xxrv ONTARIO, iMALHEUll COUNTY, OKECJOtf, TITITKSDAY, JANUAWY 22, 11)20. NO. 8. i taw. V f OREGON SLOPE FORMS !TE WO.MKN'H CliL'M HEIIVK8 HAN. QVKV AT PAHK SCHOOL HOUSI! 1( l-OUTV HANCHKIW AND (JUHHTS ON K1UDAV NIGHT I'LAUOHATi: FHOUHAM PROJECT COHHITTLE NAMED Marketing, Irrigation, Soil Imprint, incut, Htmk InipnivoiiH'iil, Crop Iiiipmvcinciit, Pom Control, Cim intinlty Welfare, Home Iinprmo. incut Aim of Organization, Ily ndopllnR n compluto nnil thor oly balanced program for tho better motil of conditions ttio ranchers on x tho Oregon Slope, lienor known ih Dead Ox Flat, formed tlia first Kami llurcau In Malheur county. Thin wan dona following n lnnitict given llio men liv tJiu Woiiiou'h rluli of tlio dUtrlct nt till Park suhool house Inst , Friday night. No moro enthusiastic mvctlm:, marked by a spirit of dotormlnatlou to accompllHli results, was over hold In thin section. Tlio forty odd runcli cm proHOiit innnlfoBtcil n keen appre ciation of tlio prohloniN before" tliviu nnd the speakers each In tur. took broad nnd comprohotiHlvo vlows of tho condltloiiN that roqulro study and uttontlon, K. J. llurroll presldod us toitstmnstor nt tho bamiuet whlln I.. It. llrulthaupt, county agent, hud chnrgo of tho mootlnK which formed tho bureau program. Want mi Idrat Community Tho thoro Ik room for betterment In marketing condition, und need for change In Irrigation methods, noil Improvoment and stock bettor mont; while posts mid diseases that cause loss must bo eradicated, tho 'pwfkonJ and the "member present' ugrood with I'. M. Heals that Im pYo'voninnt In community life, better schools, mid uchool grounds, cleaner . and bettor roads, flno lawns and trees, In other wordii, community Im provement, wag aflor all tho great object. "Wo want an Ideal community," said Mr. IToalH, "ono In which wo will bo glad to bring up our children and to which any man will bo glad to tiring hl family. Wo can not nfford io gvo our attention entirely to crops and stock and not consider tho greatost crop of all tho children." JIo thon outlined u gcuoral plan of making tha desired changcH, and after dlHcuiudon It was dotcrmlned to b'rlng tho women of tho district Into tlm program by adding to tho orlgr ihnl program a project for homo Im proveureilt. ' Prior to tho adoption of each pro ject an address or paper was read on the subject by ono of tho members: " (Continued on Last Page.) GIRLS' AND BOYS' CLUBS '-SMHCIALGAINS lteortl Show Net Profits of 912,000 ' lleneflt Dducutlon ami He-scoursc-n of Oregon. i Oregon Agricultural Collogo, Cor vaUls, Jan. 13. Oregon will reap lull larger benoflts from the girls' and.boys' club work which netted n pioflt of $12,000 In 1919, thinks dco ElKerroll, national club leador. f&Oregon stands In tho front rank rfffstntes lu club work", Mr. Ferrell says, "and I think warrants the ex penditure of moro federal funds lu this date this year," J&lreat Improvement In the work of last year over former year. Is noted lTptho national leador Tho num ber of completed reports for 1918 was but eight per cent, while In 1919 rjhud rlreu to 43 per cent. ,.01110. advantages cited by Mr. Fer rell nro free demonstration work tbut educatej not only girls and boyo but iSe general public to a Vfttcr way 'if doing many things such as canning, baking and Judging livestock. A great number of puro bred cattle ha Sen' brought Into Oregon by these jlemqoiitrailun., which V'ere calicd especially nuccesstul WOMAN'S OI.UIl TO (JIVU ITS SILVKIl TIM KOIl HTUDUNT KUND At tho homo of Mrs. E. C. Van Potten on Wednesday, January 2Sth, will bo hold tho annual Silver Tea of tho Womnn'B club, tho purposo of which Is to provide for tho club's an nual contribution to tho students' aid fund. For years this has been nil ovent In tho club Ufa nnd thru It many hundred dollars Imvo been add- od to tho fund, from tho earnings of which' young women struggling for an education nro assisted. Tho nionoy Is not given to tho girls, but Is loan cd to thorn and when thoy nrc nbl.o, after thoy havo loft college, they re turn tho amount loaned nid tho work thus continues. Tho club Is open on tho Silver Tea program for nil tho women of tho city and tho club members, anx ious to materially Increase tho fund, urgo all tho women who ran to ho present nt Mrs, Vnn Potion's next Wednesday afternoon. IS IN NEW BUILDING llaiidsouiu Structure Willi Cold Plant In ('nNiiecllon.ro ill flrocery mill I'ecil plot I. Ino Added to I. lues. On Saturday of this wook tho In dependent Mnrkot wilt occupy Its now homo erected for Its buslnowi by A. llnblnsou. Tlio building which Is unhjuo In many wayn Is tho first of Its kind built In this section. Its features that aro different con sist In tho connection with, tho mnr kot of a big cold storago plant, with an Ico ninchlno of hucIi dlmgnsloiiH that It will caro not only for tho Iclnc of tho cold storago plant, which was moved from tho Eolith end of town, but tho Inlug of n window In tho front und all tho counter canns. In tho rear of tho market proper, which Is 35x40, Is tho cold storage and packing plant, with three big cooling rooms, each 20x25, and n two story smoke room. In tho linea ment bonoath tho cold storago sec tion la located tho ico machinery, cooking rooms and ntorago rooms, nil oqulppcd with mnchlnery for handling meat and food products. Another of tho Innovations within tho building Is a carrier by means of which moat will bo taken to nnd from tho smoke houses and refriger ators to tho market and other parts of tho building, quickly and easily. KMahlMi (irncrry lli'iiiiliin'iit Along the north sldo of tho mar ket will bo located tho grocery de partment In chnrgo of Walter ('. Cohlck, who comes hero from Welsor, whero ho had chnrgo of the grocory department of M. Homers Around tho pillars In tlio center of tljn room display spaco has been ar ranged nnd altogether a market as handsomo as can bo found In the Snako river vnlloy Is complete Thruout tho market tho florin aro of concroto and ovory precaution lias boon used to promote the snulta-y handling of food products. In speaking of tho growth of busi ness in Ontario Mr. Iloblnson said, "Two years ago whon I camo horo to look around I was convinced th t there was a big demand for a packing plant to servo the local needs . ad soon hod that proven. Now we havo the capacity to handlo meat niul pro visions In a larger way, and that wob neoded. For example, ono customer this week purchased over $800 worth of meat, cured and prepared right bore." KTAHTfl WOHK ON HUHINICSS HLOCK ANintKSIDI.'NCI", TOO Tho Ontario Modern Pressary will have a now downtown home in a short tlmo. Work on the excavation fo tho building which will bo 20xC0 was started today on tho lot Just north of Dreamland. Mr. Hlrsch also started work on tho foundation for the resldenco ho is to build on South Virtue street, to be occupied by Mr. nnd Mrs. Herschel Browne. Tho W C. T. U. will meet next Tuesday afternoon, January 27, at the home of Mrs. A. Qramse. The Wednesday bridge club met this Week with Mrs, A. L. Cockrum. Mrs. E. A. Fraser.entortalned tho, Tuesday bridge cjiajrat her homo on Wchardaon street Tuesday afternoon. RESOURCES OE BANKS E Tun Institutions Apptnvlmnte Tv .Million Mink (.'it In Tiii-uo.it Yenr I Ins Item Ktcnilj, Hlmulnjt ('out lulled Prospcllt). With n total resource of over two million dollars, tho Ontario bunking Institutions In their report to tho comptroller of tho currency for De. comber ,11, 1010, glvo nmpto Indlcn. Hon of tho strength of tho house and tho financial prosperity 'of this flection. Ono yenr ago tho hanks' combined rosouiccs wero $1,354, ri21..1G, till. year tho combluod resources of tho two Institutions was l.DDl.Tr.S.na. With the call, In March tho two banks showed n total of $1,4C2,0(!0.01; In May thoro wub a slight reduction, tho total bolng $1,444,70.1.76. Sop tomb'!.- aw the scnlo turn with u total of $ l.r. I0.7.-.0 10, while Decem ber re urdod $1,903,107 SO. CATTLE AND SHEEP '. H. 1 1. Co. Loses lletucen .1(10 mid (IIIO lleml or ('utile on .Malheur Itnlmiljnc I,om' UdOiu Hheep'nii )tlie. Tlio Chinook wind which pnsscd ovor tho upper Malheur ami Owyhot vulloyn Inst Friday night nnd Satur day caused tho Ions of thousands of dollars worth of stock by drowning When the Malheur roso and cover ed tho gravel bar at tho Illggs ranch west of Vale between COO nnd 000 bend of cnttlo woro drowned. They bplonged to tho P. , S I., ouipny Muuy of tho hord of 000 bend woro saved und picked up several miles bolow tho ranch. Over on tho Owyhee tho high waters camo own tho canyon llko a solid wull during tho night nnd cov ered tho Ilnllantyuo camp, drown ing 2000 sheep, worth $30,000 or moro. Tho sheep herders had no warning of tho approaching flood nud had to hurry to savo their own llvoe. Karller In tho wook the streams to tho wost filled their banks and n ,1I1A f tlinun fln,..ln,1 alPAnmn A1l..iit ' Ward of Nysva was drowned when tho horso ho was riding stumbled while fording tho stream. Tho doath of tho young man cast u gloom over Nyssa whoro tho young man lived with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Ward. William Jones and other visitors from tho Interior report thnt tho ohlnool; has cleaned up nil tho snow lu tho lowor hills nud In tho Harney vnlloy. Thoy declaro that Ontario Is tho only plnco that has snow on tho ground now, savo tho high moun tains. Tho S. W. Class of tho Prosbyter-, Inn Sunday School 'had a most on- Joyablo bob sled ride last Wednosday evening- I'lghteon of tho young P00'"0 ,no,t tho p-inonoito and from 1IIUIU I1J11U IU IIIU IIMIIIU Ul 41. f CT. Worth near Payette. Aftor spond 'ing an onjoynblo evening thoro an joystor supper was served; tho party arrjvod buck In town at a lato hour LOOK OUT I'OH TUN THAKKIC OKI'ICFH OIISI-'UVK LAWS Ontario outolsta und drivers of horso drawn vohlcloB havo not been observing tho traffic ' regulations sluco thoro was no day offlcor on tho street. There Is ono on tho Job now, and thoro- fore It behooves those who have been caroloss to change their 4 practices. Tho regulations are for tho protection of overyopo, tho auto drher on woll as the pedestrian, and will bo enforced. This warning should bo taken so get your license number; observe tho regulations; keep 4 to the right and drive within 4 tho speed limits. This will savo you trouble. All traffic rcgula- tlons apply equally to teams as well as autos. II. C. FAHMER, City Marshal. 4, tI" CHICKENS AND PETS ADMIRED BY CROWDS JIiiikIumIm or Minis Throng Itoom ami Spare Is nt u Piemliini - Dogs nnil ItabbltH III- vldo Honors. Tlio largest poultry show ovor stngod In this section opened today nnd hundreds of visitors and fnnclcrs of tho feathered tribe enmo to On tario to view tho contest for honors. Tho building secured for tho show which In provlous yenrs would havo been ndequato, Is really too small for tho show this year, for more than 100 specimens nro on exhibition, nmnng thorn bo mo of tho finest bird In tho vnlloy. Heforo nil tho enlrtor. on'! bo enrod for tho com.: :tteo had to oe euro n lnrgo number of new coops nnd carpenters wore nt work build ing thoso long nftor many of ttio birds wero on dlsplny. Uesldos tho chlrkeiiH and duclm there, nro n dumber of rabbits and dngn on 'exhibition and tho crowds, nro spending a grent deal of tlmo Imriivnril ai'mtilimiw listening to tho harnynrd symphony thnt Is being plajcd, Tho exhibitors at tlio hhow como all tho way from Ilolso nnd Kmmetl to Welsor. Nyssa,. Vale and Ontario nro well represented nnd practically all of tho popular breeds of chickens nro shown. This evening at the Commercial elijji rooms n bniuiuot will bo sorvod tonho poultry men nt which tlmo It Is expected that llio pormauciit poul try association will bo formed to hold tho allow nnnunlly. This year tho exhibition Is backed by tho Com mercial club. OLCOTT'S AX KILLS 0R CREEK ROAD Hurley Shunt Kulary Hill to One Hide Legislature Adjoin im After Orgy or Hill PassliiK (."Itlens Disappointed, t Qovornor Hon Olcott killed tho hill that would havo Joined Jordan Valloy to Malheur county. On tho broad general ground that tho Highway commission Is ompoworod to handle road matters ho vetoed the bill which Itcpresontntlvo dallaghor in troduced and which pussed both houses. It Is truo thnt this opoued tho-way by which many other road bills wore enacted, and this multi plicity of bills probably caused tho killing of the Succor creok road. Ontario, Jordan Valloy and Nysun buslnoss men wlrod tho Govornor unking to bo heard beforo ho acted, but thoso messagos woro too long de layed, for tho Qovornor acted promptly on Tuesday and ktllod the bills. The loglslaturo which adjourned onrly Sunday morning was notable only for Its turbulence Nothing really constructive was accomplished, tho tho five measures nsslgned as reasons for Its having boon culled woro ncted upon. Tho fish contro versy was settled In a way, tho ro suits of which aro yet to be seen. Tho woman's suffrage resolution of ratification was passed, tho soldiers' education fund enlarged nnd relief i wus given to tho bonetlclarlos of tho I workmen's compensation net; nnd additional safeguards oro provided for enforcement of hazardous Indus tries. Salary 1)111 Falls Tho bill which Representative Oal lagher bad passed in tho houso rais ing the salary of the County Judge of Malheur county did not get by the senate, tho beforo he left Senator Hurloy favored Jt. The flallaghor bill amending tho Irrigation codo and his amendments providing for tho croa tipn of a fund from which tho state can pay tho Interest on Irrigation and drainage districts wero paseod and approved ' II. C Smith and Hurrv Hodge motored to Ilolso on Mondnv Mrs. D. M. Tuggart underwent ar operation at the hospital Monday morning. She is rccove'ring as rap Idly cs could bo oxpected. Mr. and Mrs, A. L. Arnold of Crane are' In Ontario this week. DAYH OK KOIITV NINi: HTA(ll'l) 111 OltltfiON CI.UK Mombors of tho Oregon club nnd nomo 30 guests enjoyed n deal lust Friday evening nt tho Days of 49 program which tho club staged with nil approprinto trimmings. I,. I. Hlrsch was tho big boss of tho gambling Joint where with Oregon club spcclo roulotto, faro and good old fashioned poker wiib pin) oil while (ho danco hall sceno was worked to tho nemo of perfection, such ns I tod Qulcli novor know. EXPRESS OFFICE IS LOCATED UP TOWN K. Ileum Hiirreeds II, O, Drnne ns liic's Agent ami KstnblMtct orrict Clint Plmiey TaUes Hell, cry Her lee. Ontnrlo has nn up-town oxprcsi offko. It nlso line n now express agent, for II, O. Prune, who for )onrs has hold that title, has relln nulshcd It nnd Fred J. Clomn Is tho , ,,,. appointed represontntlvo of the I m.. . . .. .iiiiipiwiy. ma oiuco or ino company up town is thnt formorly occupied by tho Km p Ire Lumber company, tho Ontnrlo National bank of years ago and lately by tho Overland Auto company, opposlto tho postofflco. Under tho now mnnagoment On tnrlo is madu n 12 per cant off Ico nnd tho agent socurcw that commis sion for tho buslnoss dono by tho company, and dollvory sorvlro Is pnld for by tho customers. To havo an ndouunto delivery serv Ico Mr. Clomo Iiiib securod tho asslst nnco of Clint Plnncy, who with his now nuto truck Is looking after that end of tho game under tho tltlo of t'm Amorlcan ICxpress & Trnnsfor. Tho office was opened this week nnd tho company Is now doing busl noss nt Its now stand. WIFE IS AWAKENED Claude Ilrlttlngliiiiii Victim of Apopleny at Home N,enr Wilder Lived hi Ontmlo For Vent-M. Claude K. Ilrlttlnghnm, formerly of Ontnrlo, died suddenly at his lauch homo near Wilder oarly Sun day morning. Apoplexy was tho causo of his sudden death. Mr. Ilrlttlnghnm went to bed Sat urday night apparently in good health. A few lioura later ho was taken with a coughing spoil and sat up. When this stopped bo Joked with his wlfo about It and lay down to sleep. A few mlnutoa later Mrs. Ilrlttlnghnm was awakened by his trembling. Heforo alio could light tho lamp ho had died. The body wos shipped from Wilder to Vnlo, whoro ho had lived for soma tlmo nnd funeral sorvlcos wore held from tho Chrlsthin church under tho direction of tho Vale lodge of Knights of Pythias, of which ha was a mombor. The funoral sormnn wuh dollvored by Itov. W J. Luscombo of this city. Tho deceased was born In Missouri in 1874 and for tho past 20 yours has liver In Mnuhour county nt. Drowsov, Vale und Ontarla. Ho loft Ontario only thrco months ago for Wilder, whero ho bought a ranch. In 1000 ho married Miss Una Altnow of Drewsey, who with hlsnothor, two brothers, Frnnk of Ontario, and C. A. of Hums, and a sister, Mrs. Dennis O'Drlou of Lobannon, survlvo him. Hon Stuart was a grip victim dur ing tho week. Mr. nnd Mrs. A. L. Sproulo of Vale woro In Ontario for tho weok end. Tho directors of tho Ontarlo-Nyssa Irrigation company elected officer this week ns' follews: C. T. Lackey, president; I.' M. Tnggart. vice presi dent; T. W. Clagett, secretary treasurer and manager. Olonn Drown camo down from the Interior Monday night. Tho unriual meeting of tho Ad vancement Irrigation company was hold at tho City Hall Monday after noon. Earl Illackaby Is spending tho weok In California. POWER USERS WILL GUARD THEIR RATES COMMITTIin INHTItl'CTi;ll 'IO Nl'- CUIll' INTI'ltVl'NTlON OK Oil- i:ON Pl'lJIilO I'TII.ITIKH COMMISSION KAIIt IHUIi AHKCU. COMPLAIN OF POWER SHORTAGE Mass Meeting of Irrigation Districts Using INmer Held In Ontntlu Hat lllibty -Idaho Users Asked to .loin Kffort. Aerniillug to press ilUpulches from Huleiu the ()i-eon noil . Iilulio eoniiiilssloiis will hold n Joint hearing nt Ilolso, sIiiiiIiik on I'Vbruary I (lib, to consider tint Idaho Power coiiipuii's up plication for Increased rates, I Forty representative of llio Irri gation companion lu Mathuiir county who ubo oloctrlo power for their. piimpH mot nt tho commercial oluh offices last Saturday for the purpom of considering what action to tiiktt concerning tho roquost of the Idaho Powor company for n rlso in the Irrigation rates, As tho result of the mnetliig u commrUnn wns appointed consisting of K. J, Patch. Sunk" lllvor Im provomont company; Jonas llrowii. Payotto-Orcgou Slope nud Crystal district; John Dunpliy, Advniuo niont Irrigation company nnd Inde pendent usora about Ontario; Thoa. W. Clngott, Owyhee Dllrh company. Ontnrlo-N'yssa Irrigation company nnd Wilson Ditch; II. It. Otis King man Kolony and Dig Horn! Irrlgiitlou companies. This rommlttco was In structed to cousldor tho bos numi.s nt protoctlng tho Interests of the usors; to Invito tho co-oparntlon of tho powor usors an tho Idaho sldo and first of nil to enlist the support of tho Oregon Public Servleo rom- mlsslon in tho mnttor. Mr. Clagett was namod chairman of tho com mittee This action did not take plnoi until there was a lengthy iIIscum'oii of every plume or the problem bv speakers called upon by Count) Aeut L. It. Ilriothaupt. who "pre. sided. Tho gonoral nttltudn often ox pressed by speakers whti that of fall disks 'n tho company, and n willing nets to have tha question tlinrol examined nnd If a rife Is Justified to stand It; tho It wns HkawiHii the opinion of tlio spankers that Hie rlso sought by tho coin puny mnaii'i tho nbuiidonmont of nomo of tho - toins, especially should prices of farm products fall. .Method of Measiiienient Vexes Tho principal camplulnt voiced by various speakers was not tha ques tion of a rlso In rntes so much as tho lack of powor when powor Is neoded, and coupled with that the (Continued on Last l'ago.) PARENT-TEACHERS TO HEAR ORCHESTRA Itov. Adam of Pajeilo to Deliver Address nt Association Me ling I'YIduy I Veiling I'aienls Urged tn Attend. At the High School auditorium Friday ovcnlng, January 23, will l. hold tho first evening program of th" yoar, which will also bo unique In tho history of tho nssoclutlou lu this that It will be tho first public pei formance of the High School orohe tra which Prof. M. D. Thomas Im . boon training for snvorul months- Dosldo tho orchestra program tl. mombera of the Puroiit-Toauliei. association will hoar an nddrMW l Itov. Adam of Puyetto. The subjec' ot tho address has not been an nounced, but will bo tlmoly. The parontu or all the children or tln schools are urged to bo presont. Th program will commenco at 7:110. Mr, and Mrs, Hay Wilson or Pane woro tho guests of Mr. and Mrs, A, 8, Drown on Sunday. B -Jta-ifcs MA AA: hmsnliirwilMtiy,rf,iiifcttf, aumIk. i-fctwi . v. '