Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, June 04, 1910, Page 12, Image 12

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THE MORNING OKEGONIAN, SATTJKXjax, JUNE 4, 1910.
RAILROADS GIVEN
BO DAYS TO REPLY
Courtroom Is Crowded When
v 829-Page Brief in Land
Suit Is Filed. -
RIGHT TO LAND CONTESTED
Federal Attorney Contends That
Act of Congress by Which. Bonus
Was Given Railroads Has Been
Violated,, and Rights Lost.
With ownership of an area of Oregon
land capable of supplying homes to more
than 19,000 families attacked by the Gov
ernment, the United States Courtropm
was yesterday a point of interest to doz
ens of citizens eager to ascertain what
step would follow the filing of an 829
page brief In support of the contention
that the lands granted by Congress should
be given a 'beneficial use.
Begun in 1908. the effort ot- the Gov
ernment to revert title to the. lands or
compel compliance with the acts of Coif
gress by which the Oregon & Califoria
Hailroad Company secured a subsidy of
S, 800, 000 acres, is standing upon a de
murrer to the complaint.
Represented by W. D. Kenton, the Ore
gon & California Railroad Company, the
Southern Pacific Company and other de
fendants were yesterday granted 0 days
in which to prepare and file a reply brief.
Actual settlers on the subsidy lands
which have been withheld from sale by
the railroad' companies are already on
record with a brief filed in September,
1909, by their attorney, A. W. Lafferty.
Other lntervenors Tecognized by the
court will not be able to secure time
after this date for preparing briefs. The
original ruling made by Judge C. E. Wol
'verton gave their representatives the
same time that should be utilized by the
Government in preparing a brief. Under
that ruling the issues will be closed when
the railroad brief shall be placed in the
hands of the court.
Settlers Watching Procedure.
Actual settlers on the railroad grant,
extending in a strip 60 miles wide from
the Columbia River to the northwest
boundary of California, who have at
tempted to become permanent residents
of the Willamette and other rich-valleys,
are not at this time largely concerned
In the outcome of the suit, say their at
torneys. Of the 60 squatters who Joined
in the original suit to compel the sale of
the lands, only 12 have withstood the de-
lflVS InflriMlt n tha tiAavniv r. . . J - .-.ill
In possession of their claims. The re
mainder have either abandoned their
claims in favor of other localities in the
state, or have joined the "Pinchot exq
dus" to Canada and other more favorable
places of residence.
B. E. Townsend, special prosecutor for
the United States In the pending action.
Is on hie way to Oregon. He will Join
John McCourt, United States Attorney for
this district, at Minneapolis, early next
week, and after a consultation on the
salient features of the litigation will
reach Portland during the latter part of
the week. 1
The brief filed by Attorney Townsend
charges that the Southern Pacific Com
pany, as successor to the lands granted
the Oregon & California, has created a
monopoly of production in Oregon, as well
as In matters pertaining to transporta
tion. "The normal commercial and industrial
development of the territory in which the
Unsold lands are situated has been seri
ously retarded if not completely checked,"
said the Assistant Attorney-General.
Lands Suddenly Withdrawn.
After recounting the manner in which
Congress granted S, 800, 000 acres to the
railroad company, the Government brief
. avers that 5306 sales were made by the
beneficiaries of the grants, 376 of the sales
being for quanties of land in excess of
160 acres to each person, and for more
than $2.60 an acre as limited by the terms
of the grants..
"The exact quantity of land sold ia
819,927 acres." argues the attorney, "and
the total price received for that land was
$4,970,273.69. In addition to this, from
the leasing of land, sale of timber, and
forfeitures of partially performed con
tracts of sale, a pecuniary benefit of sev
eral hundred thousand dollars has been
realized by the company, the exact
amount of which is unknown.
"This method of selling the lands was
continued until about one year after the
eoumern i-acinc became a part of the
Harriman lines. On January 1, 1903.
there remained unsold 2,373.000 acres of
the patented lands and the large acreage
to which the Southern Pacific Company
has not yet received a patent from the
Government. On that date all of these
Unsold lands were withdrawn from sale,
end the railroad company has since re
fused to sell any part thereof to actual
eettlers or otherwise, although thousands
of applications have been made by parties
desiring to use the lands for purposes of
actual settlement.
State's I'rogress Hampered.
"In this manner, ever since January 1,
3903, a land monopoly has been maintained
for the selfish uses and purposes of the
Southern Pacific Company. The greater
portion of these lands are situated south
erly from Eugene and constitute sub
stantially one-half of all the lands within
36 miles of the railroad.' For about four
years the actual purpose of the with
drawal of the lands from sale was con
cealed. The defendant company falsely
represented that the lands were with
drawn for divers temporary reasons, and
with the intention of resuming the sale
thereof. The entire grant has been con
verted into a woodyard for a system of
railroads aggregating some 25.000 miles.
The evil effects of this system cannot be
exaggerated. The interests of Oregon
have been sacrificed through failure to
allow the public lands to be settled and
made the foundation of substantial homes
as provided by the act of Congress. Any
body who has lived -in a community
where large bodies of land are withheld
from use or occupation, or from sale ex
cept at an exorbitant price, will recog
nise the value of that provision."
In attacking the conservation policy of
the Southern Pacific Comapny, Attorney
Townsend points out that its Pinchotism
is not justified bj the intent of Congress
in making a donation of $32,000 a mile to
the railroad. "Two sections of land at
$2.50 an acre were intended to be given
for every mile of road, as an aid to its
construction, and Congress pointed out
the manner in which the railroad com
pany was to secure the money," writes
the attorney for' the Government. "It
was not intended that the lands should
become a basis for gigantic speculation.
Up to 1SS4 the railroad company substan
tially recognized that position, but with
an influx of settlers claiming a foothold
the resources of the land were denied
them."
Although the original bill of complaint
reauested a secondary relief from the
court in an order requiring the railroad
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company to sell the gift lands for the
maximum price of $2.50 an acre, Mr.
Townsend has not devoted much atten
tion to that feature in the brief Just
filed. He is standing upon the right of
the United States to recover the lands
because of the allegation that the Southr
ern Pacific Company has refused to com
ply with the conditions under which they
were received. He is forced to that posi
tion by the argument advanced at the
time of the filing of the demurrer by
attorneys for the railroad. Should the
demurrer be overruled by the court and
the case proceed, an appeal will undoubt
edly be made to the Supreme Court of
the United States.
Good Things in
Portland Markets
S'
OME market authorities assert th,at
strawberries, during the past week,
have touched and passed their low
est price-mark for the season. Oertainly
there were many housekeepers who took
full advantage of the high1 quality and
low cost for family canning and pre
serving. Yesterday, four and five boxes for 25
cents was the average rate. Fine quality
berries, sold at $1.75 a crate. Gooseberries
are next on the list for canning and jelly.
They cost about 5 cents a pound just
now. Green gooseberry "cheese' or firm
Jam, well matured, often rivals the fa
mous guava preserves. Rhubarb is still
cheap and plentiful, but less good in
quality than it has been.
Cherries are coming in more freely.
'Bings" and "Royal Anne" cherries cost
about 20 cents a pound at present; but
the less choice varieties sell at 10 to
cents a pound. The first peaches of the
season have made their appearance; but
they are still rather dangerous looking
and cost about 50 cents a, dozen. Apri
cots are cheaper 12Vfe to 15 cents; a dozen,
and so are pineapples. Loganberries cost
12H cents a. box; but there is no great
demand,!!Cbr them while the reign of the
strawberry lasts. Red raspberries are
coming in at about 20 cents a box. A
few early plums are available at 40 cents
a dozen, and precocious little canteloupes
at- 15 to 25 cents each.
In the vegetable market the Oregon
products are beginning to give us "the
real thing in the way of flavor. Oregon
'"Telephone" peas are new this week, and
so are wax beans the former at about 10
cents, the latter at cents a pound.
Ie6s choice peas cost about 7 cents a
pound. Oregon 'hothouse tomatoes are ,
small but good, at 20 cents. Artichokes
are in again, after a (short absence from
the market. Asparagus is getting scarce
and costs 12 to 20 cents a bunch. Young
turnips, beets and carrots provide inex
pensive but dainty vegetable dishes. Both
irinach and heart lettuce are excellent.
Celery and cauliflower are almost unob
tainable. New squash costs 20 cents a
pound and early green corn 40 to 60 cents
a dozen.
Poultry prices remain high and con
servative: Spring chickens cost .40 to 85
cents each, according to size; hens 25
cents and turkeys 35 cents a pound.
There are good, Spring ducks, to go with
the "Telephone'1 peas, at $1 to $1.50 each.
One finds very little that is new in the
fish market this week, but several things
that are good Chinook salmon. 15 cents,
and fascinating baby salmon, 25 cents a
pound; glittering shad, 10 to 20 cents
each; delicate shad roe, 20 to 25 cents a
pound; well flavored halibut, two and
three pounds for 25 cents.
California black bass began Its season
June 1. and costs 35 cents a pound. Rock
cod. cost 124 cents; herring and flounder
10 cents a pound. There is a fair supply
of crabs,:and lobsters, 10 to 20 cents each,
and 40 cents a pound respectively. Frog
legs cost 40 and 50 cents, and raxoi; clams
35 cents a dozen. There are also fine
fresh shrimps though not many of them,
at 20 cento a pound. .
RIGHT OF WAY IS ASKED'
Vancouver Company Kewly Formed
Depends ofi Action of Congress.
VANCOUVER, Wash., June 3. (Spe
cial.) For an electric and power line be
tween Vancouver, Camas and Washougal,
articles of incorporation were filefl this
morning by the Vancouver-Camas-Wash-ougal
Traction Company, of which H. C.
Phillips, W. D. Smith, and EL M. Rands
are the incorporators
The company has ' a capital stock of
$100,000, and the principal place of business
will be Vancouver.
The company hopes to obtain the pas
sage of & bill through Congress permit
tings a right of way through Vancouver
Barracks. Residents east of the garrison
have offered a bonus to the first electric
line sriving them passenger service.
The company, if successful, expects to
run feeders to vv ashougal.
The suflden , rtemand for popular educa-
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1 the school attendance in one province has
increased SOIH) per cent in five years.
ASSEMBLY MUCH NEEDED
MINNEAPOLIS SXTFFERS FROM
LACK OF SUCH PROVISION.
Democrats Who Invade Republican
Primaries 'Responsible for Weak
Candidate for Office.
tepioring the fact that Minneapolis
has nothing to compare with the Re
publican Assembly, of Portland. John
Van Nest, president of the Minenapolls
.City Council, and a member of that
body fov eight years; A W. Armatage,
a prominent Minnesota business man,
and James Gray, associate editor of the
Minneapolis Journal, talked yesterday
morning at the Commercial Club of
the admirable position a city occupied
by nominating officers on the assem
bly plan.
Mr. Van Nest is spoken of generally
as the future Republican Mayor -Qf
Minneapolis, to succeed Mayor Haynes,
the Democrat at present in office.
"As things are," said Mr. Van Nest,
"in the Republican primaries we have
hosts of candidates for every office
For the minor offices there may be
dozens of candidates. Every .one who
has a few friends seems to decide he
wili run for office," and there is no
way of weeding out in the public mind
the hopelessly inefficient ones.
"To do this I can see the assembly is
the most effectual way possible. Just
as we have a Republican convention
for state officers, we ought to have
Republican convention" for city offi
cers. 1 hink of the Park and Health
Boards, for instance, having to, be
fought out in the primaries by scores
of candidates, po one knowing what
their qualifications are-
Mr. Van Nest would not discuss his
own nomination as Mayor, but the
other members of the party said that
he-,was a strong candidate and a, busi
ness man, something much needed In
Minneapolis, with the Republican ma
jority in the City Council, offset - by
unbusinesslike tactics of the Demo
cratic Mayor.
Mayor Haynes is n favor of munlcl
pal ownership, ana when the City
Council voted to renew the franchise
of the local gas company, when defi
nite pledges were given as to quality
of service and rates, he declined either
to sign or ,veto the franchise. The
Council had granted a 50-year fran
chise. with privilege of purchase In 20
years, and Mayor Haynes desired that
the plant should be bought by tne
city.
He insisted, said Mr. Van Nest, on
the insertion of a purchase clause at
the end of five years, "which, in view
of its concessions, the gas company
declined to grant. Eventually, after
long bickering, the Council passed the
franchise in the teeth of the Mayor.
To avoid such dissensions as this,
which had even caused the business
men of the city to appoint a commit
tee to urge the Mayor to meet the de
mands of the people, Mr. Van Nest
said a Republican , Mayor was de
manded. "The Democrat was elected," he said,
by Democrats registering as Repub
licans and getting a very weak Re
publican elected at the primaries. Of
course, when the general election
qame, the weak xvepublican was over
whelmed. With our voting machine
and other 'advanced' methods, there is
no means to check the dishonest Dem
ocrats, who vote one way" at the pri
maries and another at the general
election."
BEQUEST BRINGS $2000
BoysMjnd Girls' Aid Expects Further
Help From Farming Regions.
W. T. Gardner, superintendent of the
Boys' and -Girls' Aid " Society, has re
turned from a trip to Canyon City, Grant
County, where he went to prove up on
a homestead left to the society by W. t.
Justice, a resident of Fox Valley, who
left all his real and personal property,
consisting chiefly of farm implements
and about .400 acres of land and the home
stead. Much of the personal property
had been sold by Mr. Justice prior to his
death; as he was afflicted with cancer
of the stomach and spent considerable
money for medical treatment. The value
of the property, after all claims against
the estate have been paid, will amount to
about J2000.
Superintendent Gardner said yesterday
that Mr. Justice was the first farmer who
.ad remembered the society, bu as the
work of the society is largely among this
class in the country and -as many- farm
ers take into their families the wards
of the society, he thought probable that
this would not be the last bequest from
the rural counties,
HEAD OFFICE TO BE HERE
THE PACIFIC, STATES FIRE IX
SCRAXCE COMPAST.
Portland Will Tie- - the Home of
Another Strong Corporation.
Officers Elected.
Officers F. E. Beach, president; E. G.
Jones, first vice-president; F. I. Fuller, sec
orfc vice-president; A. H. Averill, third vice
president; Williarrf M. Cake, attorney. -
Executive ioarl JS. ijeacti. E. G.
Jones. F. I. Fuller, A. - H. Averill. L. G.
Clarke. Dr. A. E. Rockey, William M. Cake.
Temporary offices, 206-207 Commercial
Club building.
The Pacific States Fire Insurance
Company, incorporated with an au
thorized capital stock of $1,000,000. has
just completed its permanent organiza-
OFFICERS
tion. In addition to its authorized total
capitalization of $1,000,000.- provision
has already been made to provide the
company with a large additional sur
plus. Perhaps no fire insurance com
pany ever opened its doors to business
on a sounder basis than Portland's big
fire insurance company will rest on
when the management will have com
pleted arrangements for putting its
large agency force in the field to write
business.
A definite announcement of the com
pany's plans has not been made to the
public before this, as It has been the
policy of the management ' to defer
making any promise to the people until
the company was .fully organized and
virtually in a position to accept busi--"riess.
The promotion work of the com
pany has not been handled as a stock-
selling scheme after the methods adopt- 1
ed by the average promoter. A con
siderable number of the best business
men of Oregon have simply subscribed
for a sufficient amount of stock to put
the comnanv on its feet the officers of
A the company have been selected with
a special view, of the fitness of these
inen f or-iandling the details, of the
company'srnanagement, and plans have
been formulated that 'will enable the
company to open its doors to business
with the assurance that it will enjoy a
large and ste'adily increasing premium
income, an income that will enable the
Pacific State's Fire Insurance Company
to take a place among the leading
financial institutions of the West.
Just how far the men at the head of
the Pacific States Fire Insurance Com
pany have gone in the work of or
ganization may be appreciated by the
statement that the requirements of the
Oregon State laws governing the issue
of a license for a Are" insurance com
pany to do business in Oregon have
been practically complied with. A fire
insurance company to open Its doors
for business in Oregon must have avail
able cash assets of $100,000, or assets
In negotiable securities acceptable to
the Stte Insurance Department of an
actual cash value of $100,000. In ad
dition to this, all monies paid in by the
stockholders for the purchase of capi
tal stock in a state fire insurance com
pany mayvbe invested only in the high
est grade securities, that are subject at
all times to acceptance as available as
sets by the State Insurance Depart
ment. The object of this state super
vision is to insure every protection to
policy holders, in preserving the sol
vency of any regularly organized Ore
gon company, authorized to write fire
insurance policies within the state. In
cidental to this aim, the framers of the
Oregon statutory laws, which are cop
ied after the best insurance laws of
other states, have given the widest pos
sible protection to investors In the capi
tal stock of such of these home com
panies as may be permitted to do? busi
ness in Oregon under the license of the
Oregon State Insurance Department.
In no case may the capital stock of
a fire insurance company, incorporated
under the laws of Oregon, and author
ized to do business in the state, be im
paired. The men at the head of the Pacific
States Fire Insurance Company are
men who have the reputation for doing
things As soon as it may be possible
to perfect the organization of an effi-.
cient agency force, the company will
actually begin to write business. The
Initial steps in the organization of the
Pacific States Fire Insurance Company
were taken by F. E. Beach, a promi
nent business man of Portland, nearly
one year ago. Mr. Beach has made an
exhaustive study of the business of
fire insurance, extending back over a
period of more than 20 years. He has
the fullest respect and confidence of
the test business men of the state, and
It was this special trust reposed in his
judgment that enabled the company to
place over $130,000 of its capital stock
among representative business people.
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before a definite announcement was
made to the public that every ar
rangement had been completed which
could guarantee the success of thtfc
company.
The company was originally organized
yith a capital stock of $250,000. This
would have been a Jarge enough cap
italization to have enaoled tne com
pany to do considerable business
throughout the Pacific Coast States.
as the work of organization advanced,
however, it waVs found that it would be
wholly practicable to increase tins cap
italization to $1,000,000. While the
policy a'dopted by the management of
the cofripany governing the acceptance
of risks and in reaching out for busi
ness will be conservative, it will be the
aim of the men at the head of the com
pany to make the Pacific States Fire
Insurance Company one; of the great
fire insurance comp-nies of the United
States. The company will build wisely
and safely, with the view lot the ulti
mate end of enabling the company to
write business throughout the United
States. It is confidently - expected by
the management to develop this com
pany to a point where it will rank
among the largest and best-managed
financial institutions of the Pacific
Coast States.
E. G. Jones, first vice-president of
the company, in outlining the company's -I
iuiure, spoke yesterday as follows: "The
people of Oregon may ask themselves
here on just what the prosperity of the
state rests at the present writing? Ore
gon today has a source of latent wealth
in Its wonderful diversity of resources,
that are largely undeveloped, resources
that give promise in time of making
Oregon one of the greatest states of the
Union. The awakening of Oregon is at
hand. But we must not forget thatthe
degree of prosperity which the common
wealth of Oregon is now enjoying is
due in a measure to the wide at
tention Oregon's opportunities for
profitable Investment are claiming from
the world. Just this far, the present
Valuations of. Oregon's lands, and the
assets of the natural resources of the
state are speculative. The intrinsic
values of these lands and state assets
are actually here, but the present activ
ity in the real estates market is depen
dent almost wholly on the influx of out
side capital 'which is now pouring into
Oregon. Conservative-- nu?n of good
business Judgment say without hesita
tion that Oregon during the next five
years 'will enjoy a greater-growth than
has been compassed by the efforts of
the state's builders during the past 0
years. It must not 'be forgotten here
that the time will come in Oregon's his
tory when the outside capital being now
so largely Invested In Oregon must be
gin to yield returns to the investors.
When that time does come, the prosper
ity of Oregon will be dependent largely
on the highest possible development of
all its varied resources, and beyomi thisr
on the establishment of great Institu
tions here that will draw money stead
ily to Oregon. Any city, however favor
ably situated, that may rely alone on
the resources of its immediate tributary
country, can not remain a city of the
business activity of the Portland of to
day. ' During the formative period in
the development of a greater Oregon,
a period in its greatest activity that
may extend beyond the next five years
in Oregon's growth, the people of Port
land can not pass the opportunity that
may "be afforded for building up on a
permanent basis the institutions, or in
providing " the permanent attractions
that will draw maney to Oregon. What
a great fire insurance Company may
mean to Portland is shown conclusively
by the statement that of all the monies
that regularly pass through the banks
of Des Moines, Iowa, a second-rate city
compared to Portland, the business of
the local fire insurance companies con
tributes more largely to swelling the
clearances of the Des Moines banks
than the contributions from any other
single source. The financial supremacy
of Hartford, Conn., is due altogether to
the congestion of fire and life insurance
incomes of the local companies. The
resources and incomes of the San Fran
cisco fire insurance companies, on the
authority of the Spectator, the recog
nized insurance publication of the
country, approximate nearly 17,000,000
annually. Nearly J86,OOO,O0O was the
business represented by the fire insur
ance companies of Hartford in 1908.
Portland today is the only metropoli
tan center of importance in the United
States that is not the home of a strong
fire insurance company."
Personnel or the Company's Officers
F. E. Beach, president, is the head of
the firm of F. E. Beach & Co.. dealers
in painters' supplies and builders' ma
terials. He is also at the head of the
business of the Pioneer Paint Company,
Engaged in the manufacture of pre
pared paints. He has been active in
promoting several enterprises of a pub
lic character, charitable and other
wise, and these institutions are among
Portland's successes of today. The
success of the Paotnc otates ire In-
urance Company is due in a large
COMPANY
measure to the implicit trust reposed
by the local community in Mr. Beach's
conservatism, and in his judgment. It
is said by those who know Mr. Beach
the best, that he has never failed to
carry through any venture that he at
tempted to handle.
E. G. Jones, first vice-president, has
lived in Portland since 1868. He per
haps has as intimate a knowledge of
Oregon's resources, and of the possi
bilities attendant 6n the highest de
velopment of these resources as a state
asset, as any man in the1 state. Mr.
Jones enjoys a wide acquaintance
among the representative men of Ore
gon. He will act as assistant to Mr.
Beach in perfecting the development
work of the company to a point where
the permanency of the company as
successful writer of a large insurance
business may be wholly assured.
F. I. Fuller, second vice-president. Is
vice-president of the Portland Railway,
Light & Power Company, one of the
greatest' traction and lighting compa
nies in the "West. No man in Portland
enjoys in a fuller measure the respect
and confidence of the pedple of Oregon
than Mr. Fuller. He is eminently s
successful man, and a man of the high
est standing in his home community.
A. H. Averill, third vice-president, is
president and general manager of the A.
H. Averill Machinery Company, among
the largest heavy machinery houses of
Portland. The success or tne a. .
Averill. Machinery Company is due largely
to the ability and energy of Mr. Averill
himself. Mr. Averill's connection with
the Pacific States Fire Insurance Com
pany has proved a factor of great
strength in the company's organization.
Judge William M. Cake, attorney, is
a man of large affairs. With his broth
er H. M. Cake, he enjoys a high stand
ing among the leading lawyers of Ore
gon. He has served as City Attorney
of Portland and as County Judge at
Portland. He is a man of prominence
In business and in his chosen profes
sion. L. G. Clarke, of the executive "com
mittee, is president and manager of the
Clarke-Woodward Drug Company, Port
land, wholesale dealers in drugs, drug
gists' sundries, etc, and heavy manu
facturers of druggists' staple supplies.
He is also senior member of Woodard,
Clarke & Co., who conduct the largest
retail house in drugs, photographic
supplies, surgical instruments and al
lien lines on the Coast. He is a mem
ber of the Executive Board of the Port
land city government, and he enjoys
the respect and esteem of everybody
who knows him;
Dr. A. E. Rockey, of the Executive
Board, has lived .long enough in Portland
t know everybody. He is today one of
the leading surgeons of the West Dr.
Rockey is a heavy owner of Portland
realty, and he has been uniformly suc
cessful in his profession and in his busi
ness investments.
In addition to the executive board,
the company will appoint an underwrit
ing board, who will formulate the gen
eral policy of the company covering
acceptance of all risks. This board will
be made up of the ablest fire insurance
men of the state. The company has
already secured the services of one of
the best-known insurance men of the
Coast to act as underwriting manager.
Definite announcement of this appoint
ment will be made to the public in
the hear future.
Moores Control Power Plant.
KLAMATH FALLS, Or., June 3. (Spe
and R. S. Moore today purchased three
fourths interest in the Klamath Falls
Light & Water Company of this city.
The interests purchased were owned by
Alex Martin, Sr., H. V. Gates and E. R.
Reames. This deal gives the Moore
brothers full control of the electric and
water facilities of Klamath Falls.
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