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THE ONTARIO AKUUS, ONTARIO, OflECION, THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 1020.
V t EVERYBODY washes with RAIN WATER JONES Ontario's Executive and Legislative Officials Are Experienced Business Men. MAYOIl It. W. .IO.VIM . Ape In not nlway the iletermlnliiK factor In tho election of iiihii in or flee, iim Ih lillilllfwt In l) tin) (net I Iml Ontarlo'H city Mvornmont In today In tlio lintuU of nno of tho youiii cat civic executives In tlio ntnto, ItiiMiiond Wnllnco Joiioh, known from lio llakor county lino to Nov mill n ltnln Wntor Joiioh, Ih but 34 )onrs 'if nno. lio IiuvIiir been born In 1880 itt Atlanta, town, Ho wiih rnln cil In Iowa anil Kiuimih, for, his father IioIiik n rallronil limn, moved uiiiHld'Tiildy. Aililo from roHldonco in tlio Mlddlo Wont, Mayor Joiich iiumoitondcil In Wyoming lirforo llmilly iIctormlnliiK upon Ontario no tlio hcciio of IiIh nctlvlty. In Mayor Jones Ontario Iiiih n clll 7.rn of many parts, Wlillo lio oper- BUHNKJIf ' mmm Mlffi mmm .Mil) or It, V. June lite i llii' Onliirlo Laundry n:i a mean ) of ll HIiiKid, lie lit olio of tlio coun ty'H Ii'imIIiik iiiuhIcIiiiih, IioIiik ii violin. i t of real ability. And added to Hint lio Ih iiiui of tlio county'M fore- i liiHt HporlauiHii, duck liillillliK lielui; I is Kpeilalty. Ilul tluwo avoonlloiiK do not Inter- fero with It If IiuiIiiimm pulley of proKreHM. To do IiIh work Jiut a lilt better than It It dono oUowlioro and lo add ImprovomtmtM hoforo tho other follow" known nhont them 'iiih heen the foundation of IiIh IiiihI iiCKit Hiiretwa. Tho tuuuo policy Iiiih lieen ! kuIiIIiik prluolpHl In munici pal afralrn, for durluK III Hdintuhi Iratlou Ontario Iiiih taken tlio IiIk tep forward manifested by tho pav iiik pniKrnm. Mr. Joiioh anno to Ontario from Iho Mlddlo Woat In 1910 mid with a temporary partner osluhlUhod tho Ontario Laundry, tho flrnt Htoam laundry In tho county, and now tho only ono. An Idea of tho Krowth of tho luntl tutlon may li waliioil hy tho mere tatenii'lit tliHt wliou firm ortmnUiHl Mr Joiioh. IiW partner and two em ployvcH did all tho work. Today there art 18 peoplo on tho payroll and tho IiiihIiiohh Ih rnimlnntly jjrow Iiik nud expanding, cuvorliiK Kreater territory 1'erhapH no liiHtltutlon In tlio city linn Rinwn no rapidly unit ho HtPHillly an hat tho laundry. A fow Instances of Mr. Julian' ttrnnp of RltuntlotiR nro Indlcntlvo of IiIh IiiihIiioiw Judgment. Tor oxiini plo lio lauded In Ontario on April 10, 1010, and on April 11 ho had pur chased tho Kite for tho laundry. Again, recoKiilzliiK tho difficulties presented In tho water Hituatlou (licforo tho now municipal HyMeni wan liullt) Mr. Joiioh put In tho flrnt 1'ormutlt nyHtPin for water softonliiR liullt wont of tlio MlioilHfllppl. That, wan hIx ycnrH ago, at which tlmo ho took ,1110 non do plumo of ltnln Wntcr Joiich, an advortlnliiK hIokiiii Hint Iiiih lieen remarkably HiirceHful In illrectliiic nltontlnn to lilm and IiIh promlHOH. Mnyor Jono In a married man, ho hnvltij been married In May, 101), to MIm Kllen Taylor, daughter of Mr. and Mm. H. V. Taylor of thin city. Mnyor Joiioh hiiiiih up IiIh own activities IIiiir: "To hunt ducks and fiddle," hut IiIh friend know that to Increase tlif) laundry IiiirIiiohh and to promote tho IntorontH of the Hnnko and Malliimr valluyn and help Ontario to Rrow Ih aJwnyH under IiIh coiiHldorntlotrr Tho proxent term to which ho wiih elected In December, 1D1H, Ih IiIh first public office. IIAItltV II. COCK It I'M Harry II. Cockrttm Ih tlio youiigiwl membor of tho city council. Ho Ih also, perhaps, or wiih at leant, tho youiigoHt cashier of a hank In Ore gon. Ho was only 24 yearHiild when ho became cashier of tho Klrst National bank of (IiIh city, and wiih only !10 when lio wax elected to the sourlau, for ho was horn nt Iturd land, In that stnto, April 2:1, 1880. When tin wiih four monthn old, he traveled to Orlando, Oklahoma, whero tho family resided until 100.1, when they 'moved to Guthrie. After graduating from tho (lutbrlo high school Mr. Cockrttm determined to ho u mining engineer, ho lie went to Moulder, Colorado, to enter the Colo rnilo School of Mines, whero one yoar'n study convinced him that tho mining game could not lmo his services' actively. So he went to llcrkelcy, 'California, and studied nt tlio University tliero for n time, hut later returned to his Oklahoma homo. Hero It was that ho determined on n business career, and engaged In tho nhstrnct and loan luminous Tak ing a defunct liiHtltutlon ho put It on Its feet In a short tlmo. Then ho sold It and entered his father's bank In (lutbrlo. When Jtls father nud nsso elates disposed of tho (lutbrlo bank and looked to tlio West tho subject of this sketch canto also, settling In Ontario In ipi2 when with his father tho Klrst National bank wiih purchased In Hint year. From the tlmo of purchaso to July, 101.1, Mr Cockrum was assistant cashier, when ho succeeded C. A. Kcnyon ns cash ier, which position ho still holds. Until the wnr enino along and de manded his tlmo ns n citizen In war drives and other nctlvltloH Mr. Cock rum had (followed public life and de voted IiIh tlmo lo IiIh family, IiIh nutnmohllo and Ills hunting nud fish ing trips, for thoso combined to oc cupy IiIh tlmo out of office hours. Mr, Cockrum was married on llo cembor 110, 1011, to MIsh Mary (Iiih of (lutbrlo. Thoy havo two boys. ml Ontario Ikjmw Iml onEGQNj mW mmmmK0 YOUR HEAD01R T BS DEPARTMENT STORE OR m ontario lJm iw( oRCGQNj mOw DEPARTMENT STORE lltWIN TltOXr.Lh lly the'way of llnlso and Halt Lake and Dawson City, Nebraska, Irwin Troxell, of tho Troxell Implement company came to Ontario. 'Mr Troxell arrived In this city In 1010 to tnko charge of tho Implement de partment of the Malheur Meiinntlle company anil in luin rormeu hip Troxell Implement company. Mr. Troxell Ih a specialist In Im plements, hut recently ho lias become aciualiited with tho varloitH purls of tho working machine of tho Ontario ilty council, having with nil Hip members of tho present council been elected to office In tho rail or 10 IS, As stated abovo Mr. Troxell start- De pendab.le Merchandise in 1 9 2 0 will be as before with a concern like ours, directly connected with the best factories. This you will find in our concern this year more plainly than ever before and to your saving and . advantage ml ONTARIO (kJMr m . Mil ti DEPARTMENT STORE mmmM mulmi 1 DEPARTMENT STORE Ciniiiclliiiiiii Harry It. CocUnini a place on tho council and on hi i election ns president of that bodv tho council wltiiossed tho tinliii' city council of which hi) Ih president, and thereby acting mnyor when Mnyor It. W. Join Ih not In town . In tho election of Mr. Cockrum to happening of having a miii succeed IiIh father In that position, he luu Iiik followed A L. Cockrum In both positions Mr. Cockriim U another of the city council who Is a native Mb IRV mm ill mm W&lmWm Council fan liwlu Tioxell (Continued on Page seven) RANCHERS-- Mail us your next order for Meats, Groceries, Fruits and Vegetables. We will give it strict and prompt attention. We handle the best goods obtainable and our prices are -right. Ship us ypur hides and pells, we pay the highest market prices, Ontario Meat & Grocery Co. Phone 3 Everything Good to Eat I The Economical Way to Handle the FAMILY WASHING Wo have talked to you before about the economy of having your washing done at the Laundry. Maybe you thought it was "just an ad.' You realize, of course, that "just an ad" style of an advertise ment never gets one anywhere. We oouldn't keep up our weekly announcements if we were not backing up our word. Have you ever deliberately sat down to figure out in dollais and cents how much it costs you to do your own famiiy washing or hire some one to come in and do it? Figure it new. Figure in everything tangible and figure the wear and tear on your nerves, too. You will fiwyhat it is just as cheap if not cheaper to have the Laundry do your washing and the work will satisfy you. Face the situation squarely now. You will be surprised and we will get the business. Ontario Laundry Everybody Washes With Rain Water Jones J t rnwiT"! w -if