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rw.l THE ONTARIO AROUS, QNTAK10. OKEOON, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1920 i , 'wiwi" wmii iiiiVji i li 1 1 1 1 iii'aiitlU WWW KM i i wljr: QDutatin Anutfl AN INDEPENDENTNEW8PAPER Published Thursdays at Ontario; Oregon, and entorod at the Ontario pott office for distribution as 2nd class matter. Miavti pujimhiiino company Publishers Q. K. AIKEN, Managing Editor T. McPAIlLIN QOUQH, Sup't. SUDSCniPTION. One Year, 12.00 HTOPPINO VHViaOPMKNT If the people- of tho stato of Ore gon want to stop development; If they want to drive nil active capital from the confines of tho Btato; If they want to mako condltloiiH ltnpoH fllblo for tho laboring junn, tho farm er, tho smnll morchnnt and alt thoKO who havo not reached n Btago of wealth whero tlioy do not need to Heck funds to carry ou their affairs; then tho mcasuro known as tho five per cent Interest bill should prevail. If however tho pcoplo of Oregon want to develop tho stato; If they want It to ho posBlblo that tho wago earner can borrow money for his needs; Hint tho smalt merchant may havu funds to dovelop his business; ; that tho ranchor may borrow money to harvest Ii)h crop or develop Ills farm, thon this piece of political monstrosity will bo voted down em phatically, Tho danger of such measures as tho flvo per cent bill lies In their misleading character. Tho authors rely on tho natural dcslro of tho pub lic for cheap money, and tho fact that many of tho voters mako no ser ious effort to Inform themselves on tho merits of tho various measures that they pass upon nt tho polls. They know that such sjusurofl In volving many Intrlcato economic con ditions may bo mado to appear harm less whllo In roallty tlioy arc louded with dynamite for legitimate busi ness. Acting on tho belief that any measuro designed to Injuro business men directly wilt win favor with a per contago of tho people, who will not stop to think how this will react on tho pooplo thomsolves, they con tinue to abuse the Initiative provls sIoiih of tho stato constitution to ply their nefarious trade. It Is n fact that out of tho opera tion 'of tho Initiative tins grown a regular IiunIiiuhh of Initiating meas ures by men who profit directly by tho agitation that results. These men nro hired propagandists and can only bo met with a cnmpulgn of edu cation. It Is to bo regroted that with the innsy development problems which Oregon bus before tt, Its brains and lis energy must every two years bo devoted to fighting against the do slructtvo efforts of those men. effect of conditions that have often prevailed In now slates whore tho demand for development called for moro capital than could bo cosily se cured and resulted In what now ap pears to bo extortion, but which In view of tho conditions thon existing was not as bail ns It appears to day, perhaps. Then tho Nnn Partisan leuguo was formed In a stnto that has but one crop, practically speaking, a crop that cannot ho mnrkoted In tho state, not economically finished whero It Is produced, so that to sccU an outlot It has to complete with tho grain ratBcrs of tho word world. The conditions that gave rlno to tho Non Partisan leoguo In North Da kota do not to nny marked dngreo oxlslt In Oregon. Thcro nro a num ber of problems concerning tho mar keting Mt Oregon products that do call for the best efforts of Oregonlans to solvo. Tho Argus woujd llko to see thorn Solved by Oregonlans nnd not by Imported ngltntors from North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, Kaunas, Now Zealand, Canada or nny other country. Wo have n problem right hero In Malheur County to which tho busi ness men of tho county should ad dress themselves; namely tho mar keting of tho hay crop of tho county. There Is no ubo denying tho fact that this Is a problem, that tho stock man has been hard hit and hns u real pro blem to solvo this winter If ho Is to contlnuo to exist and that tho snnm Is truo of tho hay growers. If tho business men right hero nnd now do not bestir themselves nnd tnko n real and sincere Interest In tho rnnches's problem, and do not really and honestly endeavor to work with tho farmer for tho solution of this problem, then.Tho Argus Is perfectly frco to say that tho business man will have no Just ground for com- plnlnt If tho ranchers turn to tho Non Partlsu longua or any other organiza tion whlrh claims to doing what tho business mon of tho community should hnvo done. prosperity contlnuo to cxUt to oppose this Icons measure. WIMi INVKNTIOATK CHOWH K. It. Kalmhan, an economic ornithologist from the V S. Dlologl cal Survey has arrived to assist tho farm bureau In trying to find n way to rid the country of tho crows which flock In hero In tho fall nnd remain over winter. Reports havo already been coming In about damngo done to fruit and field crops by tho first of tho birds to arrive Mr. Kulmlmc has established 'head quarters at tho D. tl. Drown farm near tho Island whero tho birds roost. Ho will mako n study of tholr habits thcro with n view toward working out -a prnctlcal way to nt tack them on a wholesale plan, nnd will experiment wl'.h different pois ons and other methods of killing them. Whllo ho docs not feel cor tain that any method can bo devised for ridding the country of tills pest, nn attempt will bo mado to devise something sufficiently practical to Justify an attempt In enso sufficient funds can bo secured. IilVKHTOriC IMPIIOVKMKNT TOUK VKHV Ht'CClXSI't'Ii (Continued from Page Ono) IIKUTI.Va Til KM TO IT Tho HticcottH of tho Nun Partisan League us an organized effort of pro test aitalnut. economic conditions Is busod soloy upon tho promise that the leaguo Is tho only organisation that is tho friend of tho farmer. Ho long as tho leaguo can with u show of Justico maintain that pos ition, so long will It contlnuo to guttl er to Its ranks farmers who have felt the effocts of the Inequalities which every citizen who bus considered tho mutter at all knows oxlst. Tho Non Purtlsau leaguo Is not u vausu. It Is an effect. It Is tho IIITTIMJ Till: lUlt.MKIW Perhaps It has not occurred to tho farmers of Oregon who hope to take ndvnultign of tho I'edernl l'ann Loan and borrow money from this fund to develop their ranches, that this will bo absolutely Impossible if tho flvo por cent Interest mcasuro curries this fall. Tho federal farm loan rule Is flvo and ono half, whllo under tho pro posed mcasuro absolutely places tho limit of Intorest at flvo per cent. Tho absurdity of tho proposed measuro ulono should condemn It to dofent, but there Is an active associa tion boblnd tho measure and this or ganization Is spondlng real money to "put this measuro across," This organization will not toll tho pooplo of Oregon that U. 8. Oovorn inont bonds nro being sold now at prices that produce moro than six por cont, that tho bust Industrial companies with millions upon mil lions of assets aro borrowing money nt eight por cont today, and there foro It will bo Impossible to secure money In Oregon If this measuro passes. Had tho bill been less ri.il leal, say had It named eight per cont us tho maximum rato Tho Argus would have boon In favor of Its passage, but with tho rato named at a point whore It will drive monoy from the stato entirely It is only n matter of common sense for any man or any paper that wants to soo Oregon's WKSmmtJr w5fKlCTsflBsfckissswi w a vVMHsiiV Covreci6- lxcbricatiott, makes a good truck tetter You cannot expect maximum per formance and long service from your truck unless it Is lubricated correctly. Correct Lubrication is a science. The recommendations of ourBoard of Lubrication Engineers embodied in the Zerolene Correct Lubrication Chart are designed to better the per formance and lengthen the life of trucLs, tractors and automobiles. Get a Correct Lubrication Chart from your Zerolene distributor. STANDARD OIL COMPANY (CaUwaU) A grade for each type of engine TRACTORS) Th.ie It coiccct cudo of Zroltn for ch typt of Uactof on tho depleted ranges, nnd both em phasized tho need for better stack. P. It. Cnmmnck, Dnlry Specialist for Idaho, spoke on Dairying nnd tho Dnlry Cow. Ills speech wnB well re ceived by the audlenco for ho pointed out many things to show that dairy ing s a dcslrablo Industry to foster In this section and gnvo much prac tical advlso nbout tho kind of live stock that should ho kept and how to Improvo and care for tho dairy animals. O. M. Nelson, livestock specialist for Oregon gnvo n splendid talk on farm sheep In which ho pointed out that sheep aro always a profitable form of livestock to keep for clean ing up feed that would othorwlsn go to waste weeds, etc. Ho said that tho farm flock offorcd n clinnro to ninnv mon who wero disinclined to keep dairy cows or wcro unable to do so because of other factors In tholr business, to keep livestock becnuso of tho smalt amount of equipment need ed nnd tho enso which thoy con bo cared for. Ho explained tho value of sheep In connection with n rota tion or crops in keeping up rertuitv and gavo valuablo suggestions about raring for and Improving tho farm flock. At the conclusion of tho program Mr. Williams nnd V. I.. Uatlard. county agent leaders In Idaho and Oregon roipoctlvely gnvo thoso pres ent nn outline of tho extension work In agriculture which is being carried out In tho various counties In coop eration with the farm bureaus. Mr Ilnllnrd ventured the prediction that It would not bo mnny years boforo It would ho unnecessary to travel fortv or fifty miles to seo a few herds of good llvostock In this section of tho country. Tho first stop after lunch vai mado at tho Wolsor Instltuto where n fine herd of roglstored Holstoln cattle wore seen nnd tho modern equipment thcro luspertod. Super intendent P. vans guided tho party through tho barns and explained tho morlts of tho diffrent animals ns shown by tho records of test. Then tho pura bred sheep nn tho llutter fleld ranch worn visited, but on ac count of most of the rest sheep hnvlng beon taken away to vnrlous fairs, the ranch did not supply tho treat It would hnvo nt nn earllor date. Tho party thon crossed over Into Orogon and proceeded to the Guttor rldgo ranch on Oregon Rlnpo whero tomonndo was served by n rommltteo from tlint community nnd tho calf club Jersey holfor owned by Hewitt Klucald viewed. Dowltt gavo n talk on club work nnd his experience with dlffenont kinds of puro bred llvo stock. Itaymond Outtorldgo's corn club corn was also seen hero. Thon tho Northrop Farm was visit ed and tho farm flocks of grado Hampshlros Inspected. Mr. North rop gavo n talk ou his oxporlonco with shoep nn tho fn'rm nnd tho graz ing of sheep on alfalfa pasture. Af tor two years oxporlonco, during which time he hns gono through con siderable of an experimental nature, Northrop Is still of tho opinion that tho farm flock la good business.. Ho emphasized toll nocosslty ,)f ship ping tho lambs cast tor market and explained tho neod for more coopera tive shipping in ordor to handle small consignments. Moanwhllo, rumors had been cir culating about watormoloiis ahead and Biiro enough, when tho Miller & Culberson lawn was t niched' tho melons wcro thcro forty big ones, nnd ripe. It was surprizing how quick tho wholo nssomblago got Into action. Tho attention was good nnd overyono wnn In on It. 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