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FRUITLAND BEHcli f"
Mrs. Andy Castlos living half way
between Now Plymouth and Fruit
land was Injured lait weok by an
auto near hor homo. Slio wan ar
ranging things for a truck to drlvo
into tho drlroway at tholr homo and
stoppod to pick up a littlo child
when a car going along tho road hit
hor und knocked her down, break
ing two of hor ribs and othorwlae
Injuring hor.
Flttocn young pooplo mot at tho
Ooorgo McKoown homo Monday
ovenlng (or a Halloween party.
Miss Doth McKoown actod as hos
tess. Pumpkin plo with whipped
croam, doughnuts, and candy were
served them.
Thursday ovonlng of this woek
tho Baptist youug people met at
tho homo of Miss Beth McKoown.
Tho young peoplo had a rally (or
tholr society and the losers " with
Virgil Spalnhowor as Captain must
entertain tho other atdo with Miss
Laura liezeltlna as leader,
Tho Parent Toacbors meeting
wilt bo held Friday night In tho
High School auditorium. Thore
will bo a special program of music
and refreshments served. The par
onta and men and women of the
community are urged to attond,
Tho Ladles Aid of tho M. E.
church meets this Thursday at tho
A. A. Stotlor homo. Tho members
are to bring their day's wages to
apply on the plodgo of $1,000 to-
, ward the new church building. You
slioulu be present to show your In
terest la this work.
Mrs. Sarah Brocklehurat o( Pay
ette has been visiting tho past week
at the homeo( Mr. and Mrs. Clar
ence Flcken.
Wednesday afternoon the trans
(ormer by N. A. Peacock home burst
ed (rom a lightening stroke and
Mrs, Allco Peacock Baldwin who
had Just turned off tho current on
the electrlo washer received a shock
which knocked hor unconscious (or
fifteen i minutes. Tho same stroke
frightened the team driven by Mr.
Peacock and Mr. Baldwin beyond
the Snake Itlver bridge;, tb,e team
ran away, upset the Baldwin trunks
and baggage and broke the barrel
which hold their canned (ruit. For
tunately only (Ive cans were brok
en but It necessitated the repacking
of (ruit, Mr. .Peacock was knock
ed against the wagon and (our teeth
knocked out. Mr. and Mrs. Baldwin
who had Inteudod leaving that night
(or their home at Everett, Washing
ton had to postpone their going un
til Thursday evening.
Mr. and Mrs, Arthur Work, ac
companied by the Misses Lulu aud
Mayme Bayer motored down (rom
Boise to spend Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. Joel Bayer, returning In
the evening.
Mr, and Mrs, William Rauert and
James Henry and Mr. and Mrs. Mc
Allister Biotored to Emmett Satur
day to vilt the big mill and at-
ted to business,
OREGON, THUKSDAY,
Mr.Tlolns nnd Mr. Plckolsolmcr
nro homo (rom Harney County, Ore
gon with two big door.
Miss Elmorna Qardnor, daughtor
of F. M. Qardnor, cashlor of tho
Frultland Stato Bank, and a grad
uate ot tho Bolsa High Bchool Is re
ported as an honor studont of tho
UnlvorBlty of Idaho. Sho was n
studont In tho homo economics do
partmont with on nvcrago of nbovq
nlnoty por cont.
J. F. Smith and William Hollon
bock nro homo from tho Warren
and Knox-Cascado country door
hunting.
Elvln Bands who started by auto
ten days ago with his pnronts to
California has roturncd haro nnd
onterod High School.
Nyssa High School dofoatod tho
Frultland High football' team Fri
day in n hard fought gamo, 13 to 0.
Vale will play horo Friday.
E. p. Nokos Is improving his res
tdonco proporty with a comont walk
leading to tho front.
C. IT. Sargont nnd Bay nnd George
Slovens wont to Knox Thursday and
thon packod Into Pistol Crook with
othors, hunting door. Thoy will re
turn to Frultland tho last qt tho
wook.
Mrs. Ilobort JImmorson was out
from Pnyolto visiting tho week end
with tho Hurd brothers In Whitley
Bottom.
Miss Ituth Whoaldon Is nurstng
the typhoid cases of tho pooplo
camping on tho McConnoll ranch.
Two havo had typhoid, ono pnoti
monla and tho mothor has a now
babo.
Hallowcan, - naymond Royburn
drovo to Ontario and his Ford car
was stolon. Up to this tlmo It had
not boon returned.
Uor. C ,L. Walker, formerly pas
tor ot tho M. 13. Church Frultland,.
now ot rayetto had his Ford taken
Saturday night.
Tho high school' enrollment now
Is 112, throo now oncs ontorlng
this wook.
A very strong tomperanco moot
ing was hold Sunday morning dur
ing tho church sorvlco hour at tho
Brcthron Church. Mr. John Motx
ior, of tho Nyssa schools, was pros
ont and mado a strong talk, as well
as B, High. Major Harry Lowls al
so talkod on prohibition. In the
morning during tho Sunday School
hour tho Mothodtst Church also had
locturos on prohibition, Thoro has
boon so much bootlogglng nnd booio
soiling around Frultland that tho
church pooplo aro beginning to got
wakonod up.
Mrs. Ooorgo Chllds was bottom
Sunday to a widow's consolation
dinner. Hor guests wore Mrs. Chas,
L. Illch nnd Mrs. William Hollon-
bock. Mr. Chllds and Mr, Illch aro
In Iowa disposing of tholr cars ot
apples. Mr Hollonbcck was door
hunting. Miss Ituth Amos was a
dlnnor guost of Miss Mary Chllds.
Monday Mrs. Hollenbeck ontor-
talnod to dlnnor tho widows, Mrs. A.
J. Hansel, Mrs. Klrkland, Mrs. J.
F. Smith, Mrs.' Ooorgo Chllds and
Mrs. Charles Illch.
Tuesday Mrs. Illch ontortalnod
to a dollclous dlnnor Mcdamcs Han
sel, Klrkland, Smith, Chllds and
Hollenbeck.
Friday night tho Junior Endeavor
Society mot with Miss Nolo Cregsr.
Thoro woro 20 young pooplo to
onjoy tho Hallowoon Ramos and ro
froshmonta aud a Jolly good tlmo.
Forty-flvo mombors ot tho En
doavor Society and tholr friends
wont to tho John Tackott homo
Monday ovonlng and thoy had ono
round of fun. Entrance was mado
through a kitchen window to the
darkonod house and tholr progress
rotardod and guides to pilot thorn
about. Aftor lights were on it was
ono round ot fun after anothor.
Cldor doughnnts, coffoo and sand
wiches woro servod thorn.
Mrs. Todd, wlfo of tho M. E.
Pastor had as her guests Friday
ovenlng to a prottily appointed Hal
loween party the members of the
Junior Leaguo and their friends. A
happy time was enjoyed by the
young pooplo.
Mr. and Mrs. Bon Shank bad as
their guests Sunday Mrs. Sadto
Shank, Mrs. Horschel Shank and
children and Mr. and Mrs. L, Z.
Schubert. Hov, Shank was in Em
mett occupying tho pulpit ot the
Brethren church.
Win. Laufear returned last woek
with a deer, a tbreo-hundred pound
er. Mrs. Eva Tyson (rom Orogon Is
visiting at tho homo ot Mrs. Sadio
Shank.
Monday ovenlng the Excelsior
Class ot the Brothren Church went,
to tho home of Rev. J. E. Bhambor
gtir and enjoyed, a Halloween party,
Their friends were also Invited,
Sunday Miss Engle entertained
her Sunday Bchool Class ot tno M
B. Church at her homo to a picnic
dinner.
The W. Roonfelt family aro vis
iting at tho Henry Hoonfelt home
until next week when they leave tor
their homo In Oregon. They have
boen for tho past year on the Ben
Strohbebn ranch on the Payette riv
er. ' Next Saturday night will occur
the opening of the Elllsou-Whlto
Lyceuincourso at the High School
auditorium. There will bo (ive en
tertainments at a cost of 2 each
for adult tickets.
Mr. an Mrs. II. R. Flcken had as
their dinner guests Sunday Mr. and
Mrs. Chester Amlck, Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence Flcken and daughter, Mrs.
Sarah Brocklehurat, ot Payette,
Mrs. E. Perry and son, Elwln, Mr,
and Mrs. Carpenter and sons.
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Kutch were
out from Payette, guests ot Mr. and
Mrs. R. S. Kutch.
Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Smith aro
driving a new Oldsmoblie,
The Queen Esther Circle bad a
most enjoyable meeting Tuosday
evening at the home of Miss Elsie
Berg. Tbey voted to noia a uazaar
the proceeds to go toward tho build
ing of the new aaamon to tne h. a.
Church. Ther also sent $35 to the
Olive Hill Kentucky school for girls
as a half scholarship, the other
half being sent earlier In the year.
Saturday night the neighbors and
friends of Jaraea II. Boor, or wnu
ley Bottom, lo the number ot thirty
took salad, cider, coffee, caice anu
NOVEMBER 3, 1921
Lifetime Friend Presents Appreciation
of Work of Charles William Mallett
By Judge Casius H. Brown
Charles William Mallett was born
In Lor, Penobscot County, Maine,
Decombor 30, 1846, and pnssod away
at Portland, Orogon, October 24,
1021. Ho was tho fourth son ot
William and Sally (Merrill) Mallett.
Tho Mallotts nnd Merrills woro of
old Colonial stock, both families
moving from wostorn to eastern
Mnlno about 1827, horo his grand
father Mallett was glvon largo grant
of land by tho stato as compensa
tion for building roads' and mills.
Ills father, also, was oxtonslvoly on
gaged In building roads and in lum
bering. Aftor attaining manhood, Mr.
Mallett followed lumborlng princi
pally with tho oxccptlon ot ono sum
mor spont on tho coast ot Mnlno,
and ono season ontho Banks of Now
Foundland, cod-fishing. In 1873 ho
went to California whoro ho ongag
od In lumbering nnd mining, later
going to Novada. Thoro, In October
of 1878, ho was married to Miss
Mary Barrett, a nativo ot California,
whoso paronts woro natives of Malno
and pioneers ot California. To this
union ton children woro born; Al
bert, Pansy, Howard, Harold, Stan
loy, nnd Mary, living horo, Isabollo
at Fall City, Washington, Allco at
Jackson, Michigan, Mrs. P. W.
Cnmpboll, ot Portland, Oregon, and
Vivian, who passed away July ot
tho prosont yoar. Ho also lonvov
throo grandchlldren: Btauloy Mal
eott, Jr. and Donald and Philip
Cnmpboll ; also two slstors, Mrs.
Ruth Brown of Wtlltamsport, Penn
sylvania, and Miss Lonora T. Mallett
of Ontario, Orogon. Tho lator with
all tho children except Allco, who
was unablo to attond, woro prosont
with Mrs. Mallett at tho funeral.
Aftor his marrlago ho followod
farming In Mason Valloy until In tho
spring ot 1881, In company with I.
II. Adams aud W. R. Loo, ho camo
to Mainour Valloy whoro ho located
nnd spent tho remainder ot his llfo.
With Messrs. I. II. Adams and W.
It. Loo, ho mado tho original loca
tion ot tho Novada Ditch, July 12,
1881. IIo was ono of tho Incorpora
tors ot tho Novada Ditch Co., and
almost continuously a director. For
a numbor ot yoars ho was Prosldont
ot tho company, and nlwaya tho most
ardont dofondor ot Its rights.
Noxt attar his family, his groat
objoct In Ufa was to boo tho Mat
hour Valloy Irrigated, and to that
ond ho dovotod all his onorglos, Ho
was ono of tho foremost workors
for tho Warmsprtngs Hosorvolr, and
for Oovornmont aid. in onuonvor
to obtain such ho mado two trips to
Washington D. C. Ono In company
with Col. C. E. S. Wood ot Port
land, and ono with Judgo Dalton
Biggs ot Ontario. Ho was ably as
sisted by Judgo Will R. King, form
erly a rosldont ot Malheur County,
now llvldg in Washington D. C.
Through titer local opposition of poo
plo who woro In favor of tho con
struction ot tho Rcsorvolr by private
capital, ho was dofoatod In socurlng
Oovornmont aid whon It was almost
within irrasp. It was characteristic
of Mr. Mallett to look Into tho fu-
tura: to weigh an Issuo in Its per
manent benotlt or harm; to consider
whother tho generations to como
would profit by acts portormod In
tho prosont. Thoroforo, Instead of
hastening a projoct by any moans
available, ha desired to holp estab
lish an Irrigation system wiiicn
would not ovorwholm with a burdon
ot taxation the people who would
sook homos In tho Malheur Valloy.
His own homo was established, his
own Irrigation systom developed,
henca wo know his motive was
wholly unselfish. His co-workers in
this enterprise reaitzeu tuat tno ulti
mate Kood ot many, not tho Immed
iate profit ot a fow, was tho ond ho
sought, and toward this ho bont bis
untiring energies, That tho Warm-
springs Proloct was constructed by
moans ot private capuai insieaa or
by an efficient, oconomlo nnd Just
moans, as would havo been the caso
had Government old been accepted,
was ever a matter of deop regrot to
Mr. Mallett. Tho disappointment In
the falluro of an issuo which had
received his earnest consideration
for moro than a quarter of a cen
tury, added to tho weight ot busi
ness cares, undormlned his onre
rugged health so greatly that ho
had not the powor to rally from tho
Bhock ot his son's death.
sandwiches and surprised him,
helping In tms way 10 coiouruie ms
birthday anniversary. A splondld
time was bad.
Mr. nnd Mm. Charlos Coon wore
dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and
Mrs. W. E. Dermott.
Mr. and Mrs. Graham Park and
turn mm of nnnr Ontnrln worn nvor
to Sunday dinner at tho W. A. Cloud
homo.
A box social was held at Sunny
side school Friday night. The 146
taken In will be used for the beno
tlt of the school grounds.
A splendid program by the grades
ot the Fruljland schools was given
Friday afternoon and night at tho
High School auditorium and tho re
ceipts therefrom were ihu.&, ino
mniinv will bo used for the Durchaso
of playground equipment.
you are looking for a house
or ranch anywhere, at a
bargain, Call or see me.
A. V. WILSON
Phone .99W Ontario.Ore.
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IIo was ono of tho foromost au
thorities in Orogon on reclamation
aud irrigation, and was so recogniz
ed by Qovornor Chamborlaln who
appolntod htm a mombor of tho
Commission to formulnto a Codo ot
Irrigation Laws. Ho was nanlmous
ly olectod chalrmnn ot tho Commis
sion. Tho Codo drawn up was too
advancod for tho avorngo logal light
ot tho state and fallod ot adoption
at that tlmo, but Inter bocamo tho
basis ot tho prcBont water laws. Col.
C. E. 8. Wood and Judgo Will It.
King woro among tho logal frater
nity In favor of tho Codo from tho
first. Llko all men who dovoto a
groat part ot tholr lives to tho wel
fare o( tho pooplo, Mr. .Mallett mot
stronuous opposition, but as tlmo
rolls on It Is becoming moro and
moro apparent thnt Ills courso was
to tho best Intorcst ot tho pooplo.
Ho attonded tho meetings ot tho
National Irrigation CongrosB at Og
den, Utah, El Paso, Toxas, Portland,
Oregon and Sacraraonto, California,
as woll as tho various stato conven
tions. Ho served Mainour County as
Commissioner for ono torm.
As ovldonco ot his successful
farming ho leaves ono ot tho host
Improved farms In this valloy.
Early scolng tho necessity for draliij
ngo, ho Instullod thoro what has
boon doclarod by engineers who
havo lnspocted It, a vory complete
efficient systom of drainage.
Politically, ho was n llfo-long
Domocrat, an nttondod sovoral con
ventions of his party. Though not
n mombor of nny church, ho was a
mnn ut firm prlnclplo and high
Ideals, strongly opposod to drunk
onnoss, gambling or nny form of Im
mortality. For ovor fifty oars ho
was n mombor ot tho Masoula Fra
ternity, having boon lnltlatod In tho
stato ot Malno, and was ovor an ar
dont supportor ot Its procopts. It
was tho lot ot tho writer ot thoso
lines to bo nssoclatod with him as
a mombor ot tho Fraternity for
mora than forty yoars, first as n
charter mombor of Hopo Lodgo No.
22, of Mason Valloy, Novada, noxt as
mombors ot Washoo Lodgo, Payette,
Idaho, and lator as charter mom
bors of Acacia Lodgo No. 118, On
tario Orogon. Hu was proud of tho
unlquo distinction which ho onjoyod
of having throo sons who aro mom
bors of tho sumo lodgo. Ho was a
charter mombor ot Star Cbaptor No.
00, O. E. S.
Ho was a man ot strong person
ality and Infloxlblo purpose. Though
not hasty In making up his mind to
any courso ot action, whon convlucod
that ho was right, ho carrlod his
point If possible, rogardloss ot tho
obstaclos oncountorod. His word
was bond, nnd ho always carrlod out
to tho lotter any agrooment that ho
mado. Strong In his friendships ho
drow about hlmsolt many who will
long mourn his loss.
Tho wolfaro and comfort ot his
family was ovor tho uppermost
thought In his mind. It was a mat
tor ot much concern to him that his
chlldron had no school privileges,
for Ontario, ton miles distant from
his homo was tho noarost school, no
other district being sat off for many
years after ho had sovoral children
ot school ago, As a solution ot the
problem, ho and Mrs. Mallett, In
1801, employod a toachor, and
maintained a prlvato school In tholr
homo, lator building and equipping
a modern school houso, whoro until
1003, thoy maintained a school for
tholr chlldron unassisted by any
public funds. In this undertaking
as In othor activities Mrs. Mallott'a
sympathotlo co-oporatlon was an
Important (actor In Its succoss.
Mr. Mallett was tho principal
owner ot tho Vale Milling and Ele
vator Company, and Its Prosldont.
It wan tho prlvllego of tho writer of
this artlclo to havo boon closely as
sociated with him, both personally
and in buslnoss for over forty yoars.
during most of which tlmo wo lived
on adjoining farms, nnd had almost
dally Intorcourso,
Thus passes ono ot tho groat fig
uros In tho development ot Eastern
Oregon, a man who had a vision be
yond his time.
I havo hero ondoavorod to sot
down tho plain facta ot his life,
without exaggeration or fulsomo
oulogy,
O. H. BROWN,
MISS L. P. MALLETT.
Octobor 28. 1021.
ANNOUNCEMENT
The American Legion Post No. 67,
wish to announce that thoy will hold
regular Saturday night dances In
the Legion Hall beginning Saturday
Novembor Gth. Adv.
WANTED At onco, man or wo
man to represent us and act as our
agent In this community good pro
position to right party, must bo ablo
to give bank roforenco or put up a
cash bond. Lorlmer's City Dyu
Works, Boise, Idaho.
LOST Ono palo, red milk cow,
no ear marks or brands, largo ud
dor, very goutle. Reward. A. V, Wil
son, Ontario, Phono 00-W.
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