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ASHLAND WEEKLY TIDINGS
ASHLAND, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 1921
DINING ROOM TO OPEN LATTER
PART OK THJS WEEK;
NEW HOTEL MAN HAS tIRKAT
FAITH IS CITY'S FUTURE;
The Hotel Austin was tuken pos
session or today by T. J. Coffman,
aew urriral from Portland and for
mer hotel man of Indianapolis. Ind.,
who will conduct the property un
der the new name of the Ashland
hotel. Mr. Coffman arrived In AbIi
land with Mrs. Coffman and son
"Bobby" Saturday evening, after a
motor trip from Portland where Mr.
Coffmun is well known in hotel
circles. Contrary to previous reports
the new proprietor Is "playing a lone
hand," and does not represent the
Interests of Portland hotel men. He
takes over the hotel today In celebra
tion of his birthday. He states thai
he was reminded this morning by
Mrs. Coffman that he had a good
sized birthday present. The. lease
and furniture of the hotel property
was purchased a short time ago by
Mr. Coffman from I). Perozzi, Mis.
Minnie Parker and Camilla Owen,
who had taken possession of the ho
tel several weeks ago following de
fault of payments from the Ashland
Development corporation who were
at that time operating the hotel.
In preparation for the new man
agement and pursuant to plans of
Mr. Cofrman, D. Perozzt ha beer,
making Improvements throughout
the property which enables Ashlund
to boast of a hotel affording first
class accommodations under the
management of Mr. Coffman, who Is
an experienced hotel man and Is
familiar with the methods of the best
hotels on the Pacific coast. He Is a
young man and Is out to "make a go
of the proposition."
Will Open Dining Room
"With the opening of the dining
room," Mr. Coffman states," we will
be prepared to give the people of
Ashland and stopping motorists who
would otherwise pass on, a meal that
will be an advertisement for the ho
tel and Ashland. I am now making
changes In the furnishings of several
of the roroms throughout the build
ing and It Is my aim to give service
that will be second to ijpne of the
hotels throughout the state. I am
anticipating loyal support from the
merchants and residents of Ashland
to make the hotel a big success and
as things develop, continually Im
prove the property with an eye for
Well Pleased with Ashland
As salesmanager for a largo soft
drinks bottling house, Mr. Coffman
first visited the city. "I was attrart-
A " Mr. Coffman states, "by the
great beauty of the city and the sur
rounding country. At the time I real
ized the need of a first class and
atrlctly modern hotel. On a recent
tonr of Southern Oregon by auto
with Mrs. Coffman and my son,
Bobby, I learned that the property
was for sale. I had previously talked
to hotel men between here and Port
land. In all snch cases this city
has been recommended as the logi
cal place for a good hotel, owing to
the great amount of tonrlst travel
through Ashland. Consequently
opened negotiations with Mr. Perozzl
the early part of this month, and
here I am, raedy for business.
The new dining room to be opened
the last of this week will fill a long
felt want on the part of Ashland peo
ple, as well as the large number of
tonrlsts who pass through the city
dally. In an interview with Mr.
Coffman today, the Tidings was
asked to correct a statement made
In the issue of July 28 to the effect
that the dining room would be op
erated as a cafeteria. It will be op
erated as a first class dining room.
Mr. Coffman has engaged the serr
Ices of P. Vasseau, a highly com
petent French chef with wide experi
ence, and It Is the intention to make
.k. ...i.in. nf the Hotel Ashland the
A BEAR! BUT
ROUT THE ENEMY
When a "big brown bear piv
wiiUf himself at a camper' break
fust for hid morning repast with
out sending his card In advance,
good form, as applied In tite. "best
circles," Isn't being followed, ac
cording to Hoyle, stutes Frank R.
Nell, who has just returned from
a camping trip with Ray .loUson
and Verne Carey ut Rattle creek.
As the story goes, it seenis that
lust Sunday morning, ut a time
when tlie win prepares a rosy wel
come to ull early risers, the three
campers were gathered around
their "bacon and," prepuru
tory for a f billing expedition wlien
the bear did a sideslip into camp.
He advaneed In a clumsy, rolling
manner, but with n directum that
loft no doubt ah to his intention
of taking breakfast by storm, fair
means or foul. As Is usual In a
hear story', tho campers had their
guna hid in some fur comer of
the camp. Did the Ashlund fisher
men retreat? They did not! With
sticks, stones and other instru
ments of warfare that nature sup
plied, the campers mode the bear
"about face" and saved the day.
Anyway they brought home the
W. HERRI N
IS ELECTED HEAD
OF WOOL GROWERS
Fred W. Herrln, well ktnwn -diet-p
ralaer and wool grower of this city,!
was elected president of l he Ore-j
gon Wool and Mohair Growers Co
operative association at a recent,
meeting held In Portland. The per-j
manent organization of tho nsaocla-!
tion, which represents 1700 dwi.tii
of wool and mohair in the state,!
was effected at the meeting. Thai
following officers were olort m1
C. L. Beckley of Roseburg.
president, and J. B. Cornett of Shedd,
secretary-treasurer. These officers
and the following members omposa
the board of directors: J. wSmlth,
Aurora: A. B. Flint, Beaverton
G. H. Thompson. Silvcrton; O. P.i
Klzer, Albany: W. W. Poland, Har-i
rlsburg; C. Bnchanon, Corvallis,
C. J. Hurd, bureau of markets. Ore
gon Agricultural college; J. R. Tie-!
man, Cobnrg; R. Hoy Booth, Yon
calla; Scott Henry, Oakland. a,nd
W. T. DeFord, Central Point.
R, A. Ward, who has been arlivi
In the organization work of the as
sociation, was chosen gener.M plan
ager. Mr. Ward announced that; J,re- uarnnlll, P, C. Stratton, George
225,000 sheep In the state were rep-. Mason. Charles King, Wulter Mlksch.
resented by the members of the as-jn- Ye. L. T. Elmore,
soclatlon, and he sold contractu nl-
ready had been made with members INDUSTRIAL HELD
for the sale of 2.000,000 pounds of,
Oregon wool for the next five years
through the association. He said
the association had 1,000,000 pounds
of wool at the Western Wool w.ue
house at St.' Johns, which was i-e-,
Ing graded and put into shape fur
selling direct to the factories.
At the meeting the directors .p-
posed the 35 per cent ad vahiro.n!
feature of the new tariff schedule
on wool, now before the senate f.
nance committee. Action al?o -vas1
taken In favor of the Freuclf?ait'
pen trnth-ln-fabric bill.
MEDFORD, Or., July SO.- Mr
William Matthews, killed Thursria
In an auto wreck at Pasco, Wash.,;
has been Identified here by a special
dispatch from Pasco stating that M -.
Williams was a former employe of
the Bullls and Sweis caun-rv of this'
city, and came here from fliitf- Falls.
The reason the Matthews name did
not appear in the Med lord directory,
waa due to the f.'Ct t!'t while here
they lived in their Ford car, going
away In the winter, an.l never had
a permanent horr.c here. Mr. Mat
thews worked for some 'im? at a
lumber mill on Butte creek, before
coming to Medford. and v. and Mrs.
Matthews are well known in that vl-;
clnlty. The Ma'thews lived ir, this
vicinity about four years.
Mrs. Matthew Is believed to h.'ve. '
been about 55 yeirs old. and herj
husbend considerably older. It Is as-,
umed'here that they were traveling r R. O. T. C. Infantry unit at
In their Foid car w"i -.t the accident Camp Lewis, Wash., to be $
occurred. lM1oujrh Mrs Matthews awarded sharpshooter medals.
was not well acquM I" i in Medford, j Five O. A. C. members of the -he
had mpny friends In the vicinltyj unit were awarded expert
of Bntte Falls, and Mr. Matthews marksmanship medals as a re-
well remembered by Messrs BiiIIIf: suit of the marksmanship
and Skewls and ninny business men ' record whllo in training, three
In the city. After the cannery work : of these having won bronze-
stopped, Mr. M'tiw wnrk-d for medals for having made records
a time on lb highway and it Is bo! among the highest In the camp.
lleved left isU lnter for tbe Dirth.
LARUE CROWD ENJOYS
The work of the "Messiah" chorus1
which has been rehearsitig through
out the six weeks term of the sum
mer school was brought to a fitting;
and successful close last evening,:
when before an appreciative audi
ence they presented u urogram of
Bolus and choruses from the "Mes
siah" and "Elijah," under the ef-
ficient direction of Prof. Leland A-
Coon, of the University of Oregon,
and the local BUinmer uormul school,'
who has been In charge of the cbor-j
ub. It was quite evident that the1
chorus itself, as well as their audi-J
tors, waB thoroughly enjoying the j
ii vnriaidiiun ill nuiuu ui iuo ucai iu
oratorio music, and many are already
expressing their regret that the term
Is so nearly over. Both the solosits
and the chorus were the recipients
of well-merited applause.
The program, solosits anil chorus
Professor Leland A. Coon, di recto
Prof. Leland A. Coon, director.
Miss Therese Zahnatyn, soprano.
Miss Florence Allen, contralto.
Mr. George E. Maddox, tenor.
Miss Bern ice Yeo, accompanist.
1. Chorus. "And the Glory of the
2. Tenor Solo, recitative. "Kend
Not Your Hearts."
Aria. "If with All Your Hearts." tuin the drug were without success
From Mendelssohn's "KHJah."i it Is said. Attempts to save the dead
Chorus. "And the Glory of the' man's life were futile. He died witb
Lord." in about two minutes from the thus
fnntrnlln Knln "Hi. W Den.!
Plsed"-Miss Allen. ,
Chorus. "Behold the Lamb of
Soprano Solo. "I Knwo that My'
Redeemer Llveth." Miss Zahn
MEMBERS OF CHORUS
Florence Allen, Therese Zahnatyn.
uoromy uunn, vera Matthews, Es
ther Lindsey, Mra. Anna Carls, Ruby
Derrick, Gladys Derrick, Florence
Dlllard, Dorothy Elmore. Elizabeth
Elmore, Thelma Ellesttad, Mary Our
ney, Mrs. Arline Farlelgh, Rosle
HaJtB- Nellie JIik". Muy Hedrick.
Edna Kennedy, Grace Lytle, Alice
Lytie, Helena Leroy, Gertrude
Mikscli, Kathryn Miller, Roberta
Martin, Hester Moreland, Evangel-;
Ine Poley, Hazel Stephenson. Margnr-
et Schloeman, Inez Willitz, Lillian.'
Hilty, Mrs. Emily Wing, Ruth York,
Mrs. Perry Ashcraft, Mrs. R. Good
year, Ethel Kelleher, Morelle Kelle
her, Estelle Jones, Jean Anderson,
WORKER IN COUNTY;
t. E. Culuviin, Industrial field
worker from the state department
of education, Is here working with
Miss Almedu J. ' Fuller, county
club leader, in the Interest of the
boys' and girls' elub work.
They have visited poultry and
garden club members at Ashland,
sewing dubs at Phoenix, Oak
Grove, and Jacksonville; calf club
members at Gold Hill, Gulls
Creek and Cent nil Point; rabbit
and cooking clubs at Central
Point and West Side.
Wednesday evening, .Miss lior
em.' Poole, home demonstration
agent, Miss Fuller and Mr. Cab
van went to Sams Valley, where
Miss Poole put on a canning dni.
onstratlou for the girls and moth
ers of tluit community. A sliorr
address was made by Mr. Calavun,
and Miss Fuller organized a live
Mr, Cularan left . for Klamath
Fulls Saturday morning, where he
will work with county rhib lead
er, F. W. Sexton, during the fol
LOCAL MAN AWARDED
S HA R PS HOOTER'S MEDAL
at camp i.kwis w ash
COLLEGE. Corvallis, July 28.
E. V. Abbott, of Ashlund, was
among six O. A. C. members of
i mill mm
ALBERT KINGSUIRY ENDS LIKE
AFTER THREE DAY FIGHT
WITH DRUG HA HIT
DRINKS lOISO.X AND DIES
FORK AMBUIANCK CAN HE
RUSHED TO SCENE
Albert Kingsbury, (1, a
this city and said by pottce and lorai
residents to be addicted to the use
of morphine, . committed suicide la
Llthia park at 3 o'clock .Monday
afternoon, by taking poison. Ills
death came, tt Is stated by his broth
er, Bentley Kingsbury, late arrival
here from Orlund, Calif., -is the re
salt of a three-day struggle to do
! without morphine. Effort to fa-
of his taking- the unison 1 is stated I
by a local physician who wa. r.lleui
at the time of the tragedy. I
Contemplating Medford Trip
The brothers were cotiteinnlHtinu.
a trip to Medford, according to a
statement made, by ntlev Kings-
i bury, who was engaged iu drivine.
hla car out of the Park garage, but;
was delayed by another automobile
which impeded his progress While I
waiting for the second car to be;
moved, Albert Kingsbury, who comf
plained of illness, decided to wait
for his brother In Llthia park when-1
he nroceeded immediately to a bench i
hAl,onlr of t.hlunri 1t I.
' Mima PUKni
LI I Mil I II II II I
thought that he took the -m,:sou!reD"rted "Pu l tu nieuting.
from a small bottle, which was found! Mr- Easterling urged th ed of a
on his nerson. while on hit: way toi(,,'vlc usfd ,or thfi tMtin of m'u'"'
I the bench from the garage. Mr.
Kingsbury was dead w'thln five mln-
ntM from tn8 ,,mH "f hls ,P:,v,ns
I the garage.
Eye witnesses sti'te that Kingsbury
sat down on the hencfi, and that the!for" testing. The new dcviu would;
next time he altncted attenHon wcsMlm.nate such inconvenient.
when he took a few stepy, gaspeli
and fell to the gr..und. A local phys- meeting Friday evening of ihit weokj comll(1(lMli lti ul tlll 8ummii.
lcian was called, but the ned mani 'ur the purpose of the decld'n;: on , wllt,n, p.IIlt of 0skul. Hiiber, the
waa dead before he could ho taken the kind of refunding bonds to the I foB,rB(,,or (or the slskiyou paving,
to the hospital. .amount cf JfiO.OOO, that th -'"') H 0mtcl. The work from Ashland
At One Tlm" Wealthy ; council has decided to Isue. The (() h(l (!ui(oru :lle was done by
Albert Kingsbury vat a son of ! .!'" 1,e 1 ke" !' wlUl Cil At" oskar lluher and Is a credit, not on
Charles B. and Corn.'ll-i I.. K'.iiks-'; torney Hrltigs w' o will li aie (or h. (h(, (,ntr.ic,(.i ul t0 Wllliuui
burv. old time owners of Klnirs -
bury ranch eight P-tles east of the,
cltv. He was born February 7,
1859. He was unm::irld and lived
with his aged mother at IJ'I La'irel,
street. Mr. Kingsbury is said to
hare been wealthy at one time al
though prior to his suicide, it ifc
said by his brother, Bentley, he was
He traveled a
great deal In a number of western
states and was active In the follow
ing aports. It is stated.
The dead man's brother, Bentley
R. Kingsbury, made the trip to Ash
lnnd from Orland, Calif., a few days
The body was taken to the Stock
Undertaking ParlorB from which
place the funeral will be held at 3:30jt n;ilun ducl Qn th mar.:
o'CIock mis atternoon. iitinai wuii
be matte at tne Asntanri ce!tieicrri
UTOiitiu uie xiuve ul ueau mun s
uncle, David Allen.
iNORLINO MINE IS
TAKK.X OYER BY
GOLD HILL, Or., .inly 10. Th?
Medford Mining 'Milling company,
i a new corporation recently incor
! porafed in this state with beadquur-
ters at Medford, has tuken over the
"Id Norling gold mine weat of lack
sonvllle and south of Gold Hill. ml
will reopen and re-equln the prop-, about forty years ago and had lived
erty at once. The Norling mine wasj there all the time excepting about
discovered and developed In U'0i,two years when he made his home
and during the development the next
two years was reported to havj pro
duced 120 tons of lie valued at
$6400. It was laat operated in UU
and up to that date had produced
a large body of rich ore mined net'
ting from $50 to $100 p)r tin. The
present equipment on the mire con
sists of a five-stamp mill.
. The gold Is chiefly In the quartz;
the country rock la a dark, massive
andeiite rock, and the pylt ) is even
more abundant In the rock adjoining
the vein than in tie vein Itseif.
DATA OX ASHLAND
I The flow of Ashland creek at dif
; tereut times throughout the year will
I on measureu lor iu upurpuse ui vui-
lectlcg data prior to the expedlture
'of the $100,000 buud Issue voted.
by the city for tho purpose of lm-,
proving the water supply system unU;
Installation of u city power plant,
according to action taken at a meet-1
Ing of the city council yesterday djv-1
'enlng. Following suggestions of!
Councilman A. (.'. Joy pursuant to I
recommendations made In a report-
I on water supply uud power posslbil-j
: Ities pertaining to AslrVud -creek
about six months ago by 1). C. Hen-j
ny, a consulting engineer of Port-j
land, the council ordered City En-i
! glneer Walker to Install three we'rs
,for the purpose of Measuring the
"'"'.j water flow. It Is expected the dat.Hi
; obtained over u period of time will,
j enable the city to properly cope with
the water supply and power situa-i
lion relevant to the. contemplated
Two ot the weirs w II li- placed
up above the power plant and the
third in Llthia Park. here it will
be coustiiinted In sit-' hi' way tint
it will not be offensive U the e
A hid of twenty r.eal-: per fooi
loi the laying of sjwer pipit o)i
Mead str.n l inde by S VV. (.'lute was
-.ceepted by the 'Ounc'l.
W. A. Patrick, Ira Shoudy uud
W. V. Loomis were unpointed us the
board ot viewers for the purpose of j
determining the benefits and dam-
uges caused by the contemplated lin-
Provmaent ut l)l"e-
board will report to the city couu-!
ell August 9.
A requisition for $47 5 was pre-:
sented by Harry Hosier, water
erlntendent tor the purpose of buy
Ing a uew motor and to replace elec
l..ln..l I t i.l.ln ....
'v '"" """""'
Tll ra",te'' wa" v"U'rT"i 10 Wi"i
O. E. Easterling. city electrician,
for the purchase of new electrical
.,u.pmem uu a carman 01 "-
1001 poies. ine manor was reierM
, "'d to Hie f'tlunC" COlDlllIt tl'l! tO
j whlc" a,'e continually being dialled!
iu greater numbers, until the city
now has 182 iu service and ISO on
acreage. At 'he present time It Is)
"fCessarv to remove the muter he -
Jlll rouncn win note a ipenai,
- Portlan.! next e?. to take
tcr up w :n i- .m Donning
POMPEDOHE MINERAL SPRINGS
SHIPS ('ARLOAD OF NATURAL
CARBONIC ACID (JAS TOBAVj
Another carload of natural car-
bonlc acid gas was shipped from
Ashland today by the Pompcdoroi
Mineral Springs. Mr. Silver an.l
.. . . ',
nouneed this morning Shipments'
,,t the ma have been Increasingly
frequent during the last month, and,
It is expected that within a short'
time an average of a carload a Hay t
will leave the cltv. Mr. Silver Is toj
be complimented upon his ability as
.. i ,.,r nni,i nr inn-
u liunincns iivin..
fo (h() fUy.H manjr'
TALENT VETERAN DIES IX
! ROSEBURG SOLDIERS HOME
Jesse W. Adams, used 81, did In
the soldiers home at ltoselitng 1TI-,
day morning, July 29. and his re-(
mains were returned today for bur-,
iul in the Talent cemetery. The fune
ral will be held at 2:30 o'clock this
ufternoon from the Methodist church
The deceased located In Talent
with Mr. and Mrs. J. 11. Colemnu or
Medford. He went to the soldiers)
home a few weeks apo. He was a;
Clll war veteran and quite prom!-'
nent In G. A. H. circles. The le-,
ceased leaves a widow who lives at
ftelmn. and the following children'
Mrs. J. B. Coleman of Jacksonville;
J. E. Adams of Talent, and Mrs. A
G. ftriner. Chochilla. Calif.
p.r.v.ilnn has been started fori
tbe new Whiteside tneutre at uor -
IS SECOND TO NONE
SAYS REP. SHELDON
That the present summer ses
sion of the normal school at Ash-
bind was surely the predecessor '
of a "real, hiinest-to-goodnewi j
normal 'school secnntli o none on
'lie Pacific coast," was tliep redac
tion nutate by Representative) Ben
C, Sheldon in a speech at the
morning assembly or the uormal
this morning. Mr. Sheldon, who
has been the most consistent and
untiring booster for the re-estab-llsluuent
of the Ashuiud iioruuil,
told a little of the fight Hint hud
been nuide lu this cause, and the
,,,-,, win-. ,ui hum- n '
fln:il victory Has Inevitable, was
his confident assertion.
Mr. Sheldon spoke of the larger
problem of providing the good
rural m-IiooI by pmviding the com
petent teacher, which involved it
vuriety of iiie.stins, such us nor
mal training, better salaries, bet
ter living conditions', tnnnii iu of
fice mid the like,
COMPLETE TO THE
The state highway conuuisniuu
to be complimented for the splendid
work it has been dofiii: and Is uow
dol uk iu the state and especially in
Jackson county. A drive over the
wonderful strip of the I'aclfic high
way from Meillonl to the (.'ulifornia
line, all of which is now bard t"r
faced excepting about 20U0 feet that
will be completed by August 1 to 10,
will convince you of this fact as well
as make you feel proud that the
I entire I'ac tic highway through this
county, a distance of fifty-live mile',
twill be hard surfaced by the first
The writer had the picture of hc
cotnpanying District Kngineer K. E.
Hndginau over this highway lust
pf mn ,t alway ,
,Illu;llt to ride oil sllcil a well built
re!! i.... ,.,i.,.u... kk......l. 1.
iiiiii:n. iiiiiitis -iituuu ,110
mountains and IhrouKh the beauti
ful timber as It climbs to the sum
mlt of the Slskiyous, over IG00 feet
high yn f((,h t,,0 C()ol moun.
tain breezes, view Mt. Shasta and
other snow caps, and then drop down
on the othor side to the California
! ., . b wuy tllB mvti
niRnway Mnh Mll, vou pe( p the
California dl roaths.
The last strln of highway now bo
Strahan, who Is 111 charge, and h's
i assistants, as well as to District En
gineer llodgman, George McVlckat.
local engineer, J. Drew, state Inspec
tor. L. K. King, Inspector In charge,
and the highway commfwilon.
The twenty-one mllea of road from
Ashland to the slate line has cost
In round figures more than $800,000.
of which the state has pad about
and the county one-
The state Is now having about a
mile of guard Tence built on tbe
"l"'l curves. Is laying several mile,
of drain tile In the ditches along
the highway, and cutting down some
of the h'lls where slides occur, In j
to get ready for the rains i
and to make the highway an all-the-j
year-round tuorougutare. i
The hlrhway between Asuluntl ana
Medford is also being repaired whllo!
the Oskar Hiiber plant Is lu opera.;
ITVK.IIAI. OF MBS.
I to be no question but that h wth
The funeral of Mis. Grace Marie Luomlt t0 tn California warrant mi
Hutchinson, 24. who dieil at a local, (he llrrivai 0f sheriff Klraardsni
hospital Tuesday, was held yester-! . . ..dA here late this sf er-
day from the Christian church ut it
o'clock, with Rev. C. F. Koehlor ot-:
flclatltig. Burial services were held
ut the Mountain View cemetery.
Mrs. Hutchinson was well known t
in Ashland as Miss Grace Maria
Holmes, daughter of Mrs. Mattie,
Holmes, 563 Rock street. She waa-
the wife of Floyd Hutchinson, ofio
la with the bureau nf fisheries ut
Trail. Mrs. Hutchinson's death i
j deeply regretted by numbers
friends throughout the city. Residod'
her husband and mother, she Is ur-
vlved by a baby daughter. Olive Ma-
rie, two brothers. Lavll and Clar -
... . . .
i ence iiotmea, ana a sister, tare, new -
i nr cimiTiic
WANTED BY REDDING, CALIF.,
SHERIFF FOR SUSAXY1LLE
1 BANK HOLDUP, CHARGE
ACCOMPANIED BY WIFE AND
SMALL SON; CLAIMS HE IS
SEARCHING FOR WORK
Hurry Ijtug, 31. wanted at Re.
diug, Calif., on a charge ot bank
tobbery committed In Susanvilln
July 2ti, was arrested .Monday ev
ening ut 9 o'cIuck by Night Patrol
men Roberts and Wertz at the local
I Ford girage following a telegram re
is celved here by Chief of Police
Hatcher from tbe sheriff at Red
ding to apprehend Lang who was
beaded this way iu a Cleveland car.
He was arrested lu company with
bis wife and small son who are now
staying at a local hotel.
One of Three Accused Mtn
l.ang is accused of beiug ou of
three "stickup" ineu wjbo robbed the
I.UFseu County Industrial bank at
Snwmiville. Calif., ou the afteruooi,
of July 2U. The amount of the rob
bery was $10311. Of this amount
$775.50 was recovered by the police
IhhI night. The money wiy found
In a canvas hag In the car and con
tained $98 in nickels, J:):i6 'in one .
dollar bills, $248 tn two dollar bills.
$85 In five dollar bills, and two $10
bills. Ilesids the mouey two re
volvers and u shot gun were taken
from the car by police. The- fire
arms answered to descriptions sent
out by Sheriff James L. Richardson,
of Redding. Calif.
The other men wanted In connec
tion with JJi robbery are I. L. Her
berts and P. McMIIlln, both about
twenty-one years of age. Reports
from the California city state thai
the men employed a ruse to engage
the attention of the bank employes
and then drew guns. The two men
with Lang made their escape In it
Chevrolet car, police slate.
WUI Admit Nothing
Although willing to talk regard
ing hla Identity, work and past resi
dences, Lang, when asked why he Is
In Jail, says, "I don't know what I'm
iu for." He claims to liiu.w novbiut
of the other two men. Lang state.
that he left Globe, Ariz., in March
of this year and mado his wuy to
Redding out ot which place he ob
tained work and lived in that city
for some time prior to making the
motoring trip which brought him lit
this city. He claims to.be on ht
way to Portland to obtain work. The
car driven by Lang has all Arizona
license plate and carries a Pendleton
Or., pennant. It la thought by police
that the pennant waa employed as
blind. In an Interview with Luiu
tbhj morning by a Tidings representa
tive, the jailed man mude no refer
ence to Pendleton. Lung suys that
bis wife's parents live in Shoshone
county, Idaho. In his conversation
(h)( mornIng Lane indicated that Be
wouW mall(r rfforU have his wife
unit rhilrt sent to the home of ner
whfn aaked Dy chief Hatcher tbi
I morning if he would waive extradl
i Hon to California. !-ang showed s
' disposition to hedge In answering the
; question until he could ascertain
! how his wife and child would be
i taken care of. However, there Beeu
i .V,VKT xinst OK :LOOO.OtM
ACRES YEARLY IS PLAN
OF CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
PORTLAND. Or., July 2S. Re
forestation through the planting of
yonng trees at the average rate ol
2.000,000 acres yearly during the
( next teventy-ftve yean la the baala
of the drive fostered oy tne iorwry
committee of the United State
Chamber of Commerce to rehablll-
- taU Be natloas aeroreeiea
. . n A .. nA Anrtnw HIMtlnV
mt In the state.