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KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29. 1908.
Price, 5 Cents
DEMAND FOR LIMBER
Rig lluildinq lloom Now on Is
I heir Mutter Gradu Stock--1 tired Hint I here Will
Ilu Short mju ol I inish lumber Hy Spring
Tin- iiiiilrniinia nnd liiillili.m nil
Klamath r'lilla "r" '"tliu: lumhei
imnliif In Hi" lty mm Hprlng Tin
liurtiig" will ll" !' "'" better grndi-a
uf lumber, ailf-li aa l Hi"'il for flnlali-
InK mill Interior work In tlm mrl)
tart of tin- nr then- wna mi) Illtlii'WlVI.'ltllsi: Itlt.VIVAl,
ilolliK I" Hi" building Mil" III lliuj TIIIIHI'OIIIMT MMNTV.
ill) Ttil mi account uf Urn un-iim-cli'il
lint it limes, wlilih Mil nm
affect llil ton tit in. hum n n ll illil iiiiornliii: fur a lrli tmough lln conn
tin. outaldi- ll 'H "N I" I'"' "'i'"- lly '" ""' l"1' ' "' ''"' C'lrnlwil llf
hut lrfnrf hhiiii regained null-
ilrncn enough I" Ko nlit-ml with I ln-lr ltlrm tin- pii.tei mid other uilierlla
IuIMIuk nnil Inve.lmeiita I'iik mailer, it tut li) llii. tliim In. lum
Mi it looked nit If llmrt. wna lo i.p'niil.liftl liU til. .hit) iiimii. woman
ll'mltttl .tinlil for liliulxr til.. mtlH "' I"'1 "' Ulninntli Count) wll
JIJn.it tin miirli anwlng till, mi t
Moutea uinl Ackleya Iiml n lonalili - r -
M amount if dry lumber finm mt
,rm-. rul which waa eipecti'.l lu
I tiiffltlinl In mint Itif ili'iniiiiil Tin.
U,nt Lake mill wna Ilm unly une,"' "" "'""" '" '""" '""inK ""
nlch put In u full mimiii.'r-. inn ,,""il'tl I'.- ut.. mtere.te.l l
It a late in Jul) t'f.r.- Itn l.ull.l-
in. I.-, in nut nut himlwnt uinl II
... ,ut a .hurl Hum In-fur.. there''" '" ""ll1" ',r'H'K "''! tome
... . Lie demand for lumber. .-.l..
claliy for finishing Tt.l. wna on at- lt-"iiJyiiioiil
count uf tl. Inrge number tif .tin, " Ul" '"I""" '"" ' ' '
t.i.ll.tlnr. rnlnx till, whlrli are muliib
on.truct.tl of brick mi.) u. .-ry Hi.'"""' "' ,,,"",, "" ' l-rmiKlit
ll rtiuKli ItimlHT otfil III r.. ' w """ '"" ",r" ,,"rl,,K ""' tnr'
ttuitJIntr. fir Tin- mill tm-n tnt..",v"'' "'" w""1'1 '' '""," wllll,K "
tint If tlii-fo I . miitli bull.lliin lii""ui ' t'liiiUti- In lli'lr work.
lhiirliK ttitr.ilm. tin-n lliU fnlli"1" ''"I"'1 """ "' laii.lrn.-i. limn
Ihcy .III run mil of cl.nr liimti-r .ii.'" ' " ""' '" " lril.Tl ami
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Turn- U picnty of roii:li lumber
Ill tho ynnl-i to lnl oni tlmt' M.hii.-
ilto. tiAn nbiiiit n inlillnii ami a,
UN frci uf nry r.immoii Tli- ImtiM
unly about CO, 000 fuel uf clenr .rk"
lT Hro. Iimi utiout KOO.000 fi'W.I
Ith only xninll iiunllly of clear.
The Uinx Ijiki- mill lin Ini'ii n
Inc all atimmor mt Into itlii.it of t
III lumber limit n. fn.l ll lina lieuu '
rut Arkloy Urn., mill l rutiiiliiK
tow Tliey liatu uim Iuhiiu of l'iK
Kblrti art- beliiK rut for aperlul order
(In account of tin- Iowihik uf tlm n.(
trrtbuy ru uunblii to brlni; nny nmn -
In, over tin- Imr In tin- rh.-r
The prlco uf roinmon lumber la
the i in ii ilila irnr n last. It la aell
Inrfnr I12nlliim..l (Iri.il.il lum-
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i.ii.uiig in inn r.iiKii' n Ih claimed
lliii I lllt.1 Kl lulu lumber Ik hi'IIIiik Hi
linrrla fur f.u n tlioiimiml
MniiiK'i'r llrnuilenhiirg lift this
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Ilin li nialk iif lluil uimiU Mint Mm l.iuk.
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..In j.f l In. mil li I'iiIIm nr.i ulilu iiu ibn
,... ... . in in. nHn.
re.nl) nnil ullllni: In nbo-v tliem Un
til! f their life Del biiH)' Mr.
Illl.lllei.il Mill! mill ilu KtllllellilllK
I'Iiiiim In a few miIib in tin Queen
ronleiil Hlniw Hie (tiuiinltt.i' Hint
).ui nre wllllni: In put )our nliuilliliT
to lb.' wli.t'l
makim; .mim:v wiiii.i: vor
Are im IikiIiIiik fur properly'' If ho,
l lum- .oine c.uo.l linrKnltia. ami It
will pay mi m .. tin- Nim la iinr
tbanre Will aiirprlai- )m next aum-
r Inuillre of , CAMHV, ill Hotel
lloimlou from U lo T I' M S'J-St
at Klamath Falls' Beat
. K. STORE
In )uu Ixiuiii uf Dm 2.1 IiihI, untlnr
it islnrliiK litinilliiK of "Iniioru Lot
OvMieia," uii hhii fit fo try to Inipunn
the inulhcB uf tliu InrK'ir innjorlty of
the IninliieHH men uf Hie (own who
iilKlieil Hut iielltlim ItaklllK tin- town
eiiiiiii'll lo cram n ftiiiiclilHi- for n
"toiiiieiii or wouiliin fin mo" it Ion k
the Htreet line of IIIkIi Htliel III WeHl
Klaiiiutli KiiIIh, i liarnileilrlnK tint
aatii.i n u "very peculiar re'iu.iat In
iinuiiieh uh only ttirey of tin- property
iiwiiuIh afteiteil alKIH'il tlm petition
wIiIIh nearly a liundreil liiiMlne.n men
on Main atreut ho huvu uu lutvroal
In that aerllon, dumaiiil Hint Iho
council piim. tli.- ontlnnncv."
II uuld neeiu Hint )uur vlvwa aa
to Hi" liilereala uf tlm people of the
town ami the rlxhta uf property own-
era lo ubatiuet Krent Improvonioiita,
have iiliderKun.- it revillalou or flop,
hIihh )uii, iim editor of tin- Itepubll-
call aume fuur )eara men, chnmplunml
tlm Klnuintli Cnnnl ('o, and In lie
feiiHi- of their deiiinud fur nn open
iiluliowa) uf Iwuiity fit' I In width,
mid depth ar)luR from eluht to
twetily-llve leet, thruiiKli tho lntr
if the lon and over four or five of
Ma prlmlpal atreeta, rhnrncterlietl
llinie prupeity uwuera wIiok.i rlglita
wen- arfeited and hu ruinouatmUMl
nKiilimt the Krmitlnr. of tlm frnticlilae,
at "pin heiida and knocker. "
Of ruurae, tlm two cnaca are not
punillel, Innamiicii na tliu Klnmnth
C'miiil ('o wna n auppoaedly rich pri
vate iiirporntlon. Hhoao only object
una to build up the town and enrich
Ita InhabltuM. They would build
other atreela un In ml of their own,
n that people rould enally chance
tlielr lealduiirea to another part of
town utioliHtrurted by alulcuwnya.
The fratithlM- naked for In till" peti
tion ink fur n rlitht of way not ex
ceedlliK tell feel iiliuiR the hlllaldl
where no ati.t'l exlata except un pa
per, ami where nn Irrigation ditch
for ronveyliiK water lo tlm UiiiIh be
low haa exlaletl aliui- the citrlleat be
RlnnliiK uf Hie lown. nnd which la
an Hllunted Ihnt It la ample protec
tlun lo th.- prupeity below from nny
poialbl.i lenkm;.- from a flume above;
bealilca, the (' H llerlnmntlon Sor
bite have alKnllleil Ihelr wllllnKnvaa
for the city lo plan.' the aupurvlalon
of the conairtii'llou under thu charno
uf Hie city eiiKiueer with autlinrlty
to aiti that It wna ronatmrled In auch
n manner that It would not leak.
II look uh (IioiikIi tlm principal
All the Newest FALL
HATS AND CAPS.
Stetson and Thor
1 Hi ?
1 I Q I
or real aiiluiua of onr nttnek la be
cauau tlm frmichlac la naked for by
Iho U, H, Itetlumatloti Horvlce, nnd
tlm Water Uavra, na )our poaltlon
when formerly edltliiK Ilu- Itepubll-1
I'HII llllll lull llfmll III flu. ilililif.i .if I
I IiijkI It lly u I tut liiklni: uvei uf the li
rlKiitlon a)Htema of UiIh inurilry by '
(In- United Hlati-H nnd yom paper dur
Ilu: Out period prior to the withdraw
ul of the Klumatli Cunnl Co. contain
oil a (treat many nncoiiipllmenliiry ar-tlcli-a
iiKnlriNl tlm U. H. It. II. nnd the
dlrvctora of the Wnti-r I'aera Aaitn
elation. I'lirmlt mo lo kIvo u brief Itlntory
or trio ult.irnpta lo aecur.i n franchise
for tlm Keno Cnnnl, fur tin- benefit
of )otir readura nnd the I'lllllcntlon
uf our ill) dada.
Thu llrat attempt lo le-cure a fnin
clilao for Iho Keuo Canal waa In lle
cemlior, liiOT, when It wna tonteni
plnted lo innatriicl n tamil ua far na
Hit- aoulli boundnry line uf lot 1 1 In
Wiat Klnmnth I'alla, where tlm wn
ter wna lo he delivered to tliu Moore
hrothera, at a power plant near their
p reno lit aawuilll. Ho much oppoaN
Hon waa developed toward the build
IliK of a Inrce inrinl thloiiKh the went
aide r.-alileriro lota, thai the council
rufiiat-d to Krmit the name uuleaa the
U. H. It S. flrat aettled with thu prop
erty ownera nlonK the line uf thu pro
poKi'd cnnnl, nnd In order tn enable.
thu Scrvlcu to proceed, thu Moore
brothcra changed their pinna and
aKrcod to a delivery lilnher up at thu
point where the power houau la now
under I'ouat itirtlun After adjiiailnr;
tlm clalma of r' I.. ArmatronK nnd
flndlnK It Impoaalblu lo urrlvu nt n
antlafnctory arrannetnent with W. II.
Mllla, tlm frnnchlao aa amended to
terminate at thu pre. out power alte,
waa pnaaed iinnnltnoualy by thu coun
cil nt Ita meeting February IS, 1907.
On April 30, mob. I). W. Murphy
filed an ordlnancu aaklng for f ran -
chlae to count rurl telephone line for
Hervlre, upon which no action haa ev
er been taken, nor roaaon therefor
(tlveti. On May Mh, Ivat, tliu ordln
a nre waa Introduced naklni; for a
fruni'lilae or right of way for thu ton
atriutloii of n "concretu or wooden
fluum nlong High street from prt'nenl
terinlnua of canal, acrovi llrldge
street to tin- aoutliwcat corner of lot
7. W K. K." Said right of way to bo
not to exceed ten feel In width, and
to be constructed In n good atilmtan
Hal mnnner, ao ua to avoid damage or
Injuiy to tin- atreet or property own
era, Ua manner uf construction waa
explained In detail by Engineer I), W.
Murphy, who went over thu ground
with all the members of thu city
council who desired to Inform them
selves; but nt a aubaequelit meeting
of the board on Muy 1Mb when Alex.
Martin, Jr., and tho writer appeared
on behalf of the Water Uaora, the
bill waa culled up, read second time
and laid on table Indefinitely, the
board through Its inuor staling that
they would not entertain it until 1).
W. Murphy changed It to read "con
crete flump" and flrat nettle with tho
property ownera along lino of the
Tho writer hereof, being appointed
by tho board of directors of tho Wn
tor Uaora na a committee of one. to
Hocuro an agreement for rights of
way for the flumu nnd cnual, and hav
ing failed to get any proposition for
terms that would bo entertained by
tho U. S. It, S., then drew tip and
circulated tho petition presented to
the city couiirll.
Evoryono signing wna presumed to
undoratnnd tho situation, nu it had
been freely discussed on tho streets
and through tho papers for nearly
four months whilo It had been held
up without action or olllclnl not lie to
tho 11. 8. It H. Tills petition wna pre
sented nt tlm meeting of tho city
council Tuesday evening, the 22nd,
and the question wna raised by Coun
cilman Sanderson that probably- thu
signer of the petition were not In
formed that tho ordinance called for
a wooden fluruo, and objected to by
tba Mayor because thu names of all
tho property owners along the lino of
tho propsed flume did not appear on
the petition. Ilu was told that two
of thu parlies had refused la sign,
and It wna conceded thut tho othera
whoso names did not appear would
also retuse. The council decided to
defer any action on tho matter until
Iho next regular meeting In ordor to
glvo Iho property owners who oppos
ed tho franchise an opportunity to
get up and circulate a remonstrance.
The Mayor, bowever, stated that tha
WORSE THAN STAGE
Traveler Over New Road Thinks That Business men of This
City Should Ask for Separate Passenger Train for
lletter Accommodation of Traveling Public
totiif.'ll would crnnt tlm frnnchlai for
a t onc.rf.-ti flume, without nny consent
ut property ownura.
Now, cent lemon, f you decide that
a wooden Hunm ronatructi.-d under
the anpervlalon of tlm city onKlnccr
' '" K'A"K l" "!nk ,,n,,uKh to oTcrflow
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tlio ditch below It nnd damnxo aor
lomly tho atreut or private property
below, lo Justify boldlni: up thu ton
alructlun work nnuther year to tho
dmnaKf of thu Wntur Uacra In tho
aum of several thouannd dnllari, cith
er turn It down or amend It to ault
your Idena or Juatlr i and public Rood.
Hut ir you think Hie dnmoKo likely
lo remit from leakage la amnll aa
coinpnred to the Rood that will result
In the early turnlnc of water on 2C00
nrrea of land owned hy the people
whoao Influence nnd energy for the
past aoveral yenra haa clone to much
lo build up thu town mid enhance tho
value of your property, then paaa It
In Ita present ahnpe and let us bavo
the wntur nre to pay for. Do olth
er men or monkeys nnd do aomo-thlt-.K.
Yours for Irrlnatlon,
O. A. STEARNS.
.m: I'.wiNf; tiikii: taxks.
The property ownera of Klamath
County nppear to have plenty of
ready money. At least that la tho
Indication from thu way they aro
paying up on their second Installment
of taxes. The shcrlff'a office baa been
rather huay ibe pan few days making
tout receipts for taxca which have
been paid. Over 1600 was paid In
yesterday nnd between $300 and
$100 wna received up to noon today.
Taxes will becomo delinquent on
October fifth, the first Monday In the
mouth. There aro now approximate
ly $17,000 of unpaid taxes, but It Is
believed that by the end of tbe week
this will be reduced to nearly $10,
000. This amount of delinquent tax
es Is considered very small for a
county na largu as Klamath and with
so ninny non-rcsldont property own
era. It simply shows that the people
of this county are In a prosperous
condition and consider property here
as n good Investment.
HEATH OK GERALD FOVCH.
(iorald Kouch, tho 11 year old son
of Mr. nnd Mrs. Grant Pouch, died
nt tho homo of his parents on Mill
street In West Klamath Kalls.at 3:30
this morning. Tho deceased had
appendlclila aud was recovering, but
took sick a icw days ago and grad
ually grow weaker until the end.
Tho funeral will bo hold at 10
o'clock tomorrow from tho Under
A Peak of drain in tho Barn
Im worth aBumhoi in tho Field
I XL Roof mnd Barn Paint
Provmnf I If Wj
IS AS NE0ES3AHY
Parties coming In from tho rail
road aru loud In tbolr condemnation
of tho accommodations on tho Cali
fornia Nortcastorn road from Weed
to Calor. They claim that It la even
worao than tho old stylo stago. Com
mercial men, who bavo boon making
thla city for years past say that they
nover dreaded tho trip half so much,
even during tno worst acaaons of tho
atago travel. Thoy naturally expect
better accommodations on a railroad
but atato that If anything they aro
now gutting worao.
Parties reaching Weed from tho
north havo to lay over from 12 until
3 o'clock the next day. Ono party
who nrrlvcd hero tho other evening
describes hla trip aa follows: "We
left Weed about 2 o'clock. The coach
was crowded and a number of tho
passongcrs wcro ladles. They wcra
bringing up a bunch of Greeks or
foreigners of some kind. They wore
a dirty foul smelling lot and would
have been offensive even In tbe open
air. The small smoking compartment
would not hold them and they partly
filled tho only passenger coach on
tho train. Ono party of four had a
quart of whlskpy along which they
proceeded to liven up on. Through
oversight or otherwise no notice was
taken of them by the conductor, al
though they attracted tbe attention
of all the passengers. The rest of
tho bunch literally made a dining
table ot tbe seats which they covered
with stale bread and crumbs and Ut
tered tho aisles with the paper and
"The smell In that car was some
thing flerco, even for a man, and I
am unable to understand how. the
women stood It. The only relief we
had was when tne train stopped about
every flvo minutes and wo were able
to get outside and get a few breaths
of fresh air. We stopped at every
station and every place where there
was no station from a quarter to a
halt of an hour, while tbe engine
switched freight cars. The short
stage ride after we left the car was
bad but I did not hear one person
make a kick. It was a relief to get
on tho boat, but wo were all In when
we reached here at ! o'clock In the
morning. I believe a man Is Justi
fied In making a kick, when we might
Just as well arrived here at 6 or 7
o'clock. It certainly seems to me
that there Is enough travel to war
rant a passenger train on this line,
and I believe If the business men of
this city would see tnat the Southern
Pacific officials were aware of the
conditions that you would get one.
I come here because I have to. t
like the country and do a good bust
ncss here, but at present I cannot
recommend It as a pleasure trip."
MHMfc and awn.
AS HUE mSURAMOE