Lake County examiner. (Lakeview, Lake County, Or.) 1880-1915, October 10, 1901, Image 1

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NO. 40.
Meeting of Educators Last Week Said to be
Most Successful Ever Held in the County
In sccoidane with tlm tml Ire puh
lithu in thu Examiner the Twelfth An-
ual leathers' Institute was held In
l.akevlew mi Monday, Tueadny and Wed
iiiwluy I In l week.
There wa. mi need of extra urging tho
tea. hers f the county to attend, as all
who wire touching or conleiiiplatinir
teaching were there.
The ineetliiK were lii ld In tin' Public
fehool Building hihI :30 o'c'o. k of Inst
Monday morning (mind nil tlm teacher
ami imwiy ti i 1m mid school patron
lrrwiil. Am Ihe opening hour had ar
rived SnKTinlflidrlit WitlllM called tlm
Itmlltutc to order, after which he made
few very encouraging remarks -er-(iiluing
to the school of tlil couiny.
He said that III l-ako (Vinty.lbere were
at present i.inclc. ii teacher ftiilfl ;
.f these eight held Mate papers, live
tlrrt gtudc rnniitv paper, loiir second
irrudf county pti'ot", two lcniHtary,
nn I Mi lliinl gtndc.
l'llty per cent f those engaged In
leaching are either Normal School grad
tiatc or have lmd Normal tiniiintt. Tliu
a verngu salnr) fur male teacher i. 'i7.
Tho average milury j.uiil female teacher
in lo a small incicaMover other years.
The "ft subject lo li taken up
language. 'Mil Sllbj'Ct Was lllllldll'd
liy President CsmpUll. Am tlie text
hooks haw been changed President
Cam pin II the Ixnik lo tlm
toachcia prcciit, r-lowcd it advantages
ml gave the tcscher a very clear in
aiht a to it. plan.
, fcUtw Rupeilnteii.lent Ackerman then
took lha MuHint of Arithmetic. Pro
fessor Ackermaii showed bow tliu minor
details of this subject can lie suoeess
fully taught. As the new arithmetic In
soon to lie introduced hit remarks we re
more than intcio'tiug.
A recess was thou taken during which
those teachers who fivru not Ki'(iiainted
with tliu CoiiiliU'tom Huru hihiIo ho.
After rt'ct'MM I'r fcuwir 1'miiiiIk'I1 took
up thu iuIiJihI of St liiKil llytfii'liti. 1'rcM
idi'iit t'Miiiplxdl uttiil rxtrvine clvatilinvM
of Midiixil room ami groiimlii ai thu
JlrMt Minl to ho liotfd, mid thin avoid
thu duiitfi'r of diHi-iiNo from kitiiih in
liiMt. l'ri'niili'iit ('uiiiili(dl khvu many
iiiHtrui'tivu Hiinla na to vontilMtlou. Ho
nail): "l'leiity of froth air, hut no di
rwl drauKh." He adviH-atoa thu uho
of dial thoruiomolorM in all mcIiooIm mo
that (he teuijoiatiiru muy ho kot uni
form duriiiK llio day.
A HUU'iiioiit mat e by Mr. Camoholl
hum Ihul llio avorao lifu of kmi1u had
riMon from 33 to 3D yoara and all thin ia
duo lo ih v caution diHlMyoii in Hyuione
an woll thu advance ol Modical
TrofoMMor Ackerman next prenentoil
theatudyo Hintory and ahowod how
that tud) chould U) luught in connec
tion with I ho Conalitutioii. His method
of treatiiirf battle, if adopted by tench
ra wjuld reduce the drudnory now ex-
intintt in mouio pla.!o, to a minimum.
A recess wat thou taken until 1:30 p.
The afternoon session was opened by
l'rofossor Canipboll taking the subject
of geography. President Campbell laid
the plun of the book on this subject, be
fore tlie Institute as only an artist in his
line could and Uo suKgotted many
books that can be used advantageously
as supplementary work on Koogruphy.
The next on tiie program was a paor
by I'rofeHHor J. H. MeCormiick of the
Kukoview school. In this paor Mr.
McCormm-k plainly showed his ability
as a thinkui and w riter. Ity a unani
mous vote of the liiHtitute it wits r
Uifted that Mr. MeCormiick ullow lii
pupor to ho prii)tel in the Oregon
Touchers' Monthly.
Thu subject of muni as it should ho
tmight in schools was developed by
County Superintendent Willits. Tlio
subject was enthusiastically presented,
us some tuacheis cluimod they could not
t-ingibut Kuporiutondunt Willits soon
demonstrated the fuct that they could
Suporintondont Ackerman next took
up the subj ict of Reading. As sll other
studies are bused on rouding particular
slroMn should be laid on this subjnet.
Next C'lne lh questioii box, and to
Mm the manner in which it was patron sl.nwi'd how it was appreciated.
All (iiom' 'lis that puxttlod llio U-Hchor
nf ih county wore very aiinfuctorily an
rMoN'.l by Ih.) conductors o the do
ll,.. it of thotw who a-ked them.
Tt'KHliA Y IK.T. 1st.
The flrnt on the program for the morn
ing MoMsioii wa (irainiuar by I', h.
('ampUdl. As I'roMidmit Campbell in
tr.xlucod 'he Hiibjucl of Language, his
remarks on grammar wore on the linos
of simpl.i progress from one blanch lo
the next higher. As I'roidetit Cinp-Im-II
said, "u gradually piiHS from the
known to the unknown." Thu next
subject waa Arithmetic by Superintend
ent Ackormun. In hisdim-UMOou he foU
Iowa in the SMino line as when he lint
introduced thu subject, "lie said, null y
problems s'lould im made to fit giv n
conditions." Superintendent Ackorm.tii
strongly advocitlcs the uho of linos in ex
planation and s olving arithmetical prob
lems. A rooKS was now taken.
After r.H'ens I'rexideiit Cumpln-ll sHke
on Applied rry.hol'igy. He clearly
showed thu workings of the mind. He
sid, "the mind is not the brain but a
forcu working or acting through the
Hi'jcrintoiidcnt Ackerman now Ux.k
up the further study of History as ro
uted to Civil Government. Mr. Ack
ermau the methods employed
in elect ion of officers from primaries to
tho elcctwl oilicer taking the oath of
office. He show til how this process
could lo carried out in public schools
with little effort, thus makingthe pupils
acquainted with the workings of po
litical or literary organizations.
A recess was now taken for noon.
Afternoon, the first was s review of
reading as introduced by Superintend
ent Ackerman. He said: ''Heading is
thought gelling, not pronouncing
woids." Ho said: "have tliu pupil
memorize short a lections of choice po
etry. All eighth grade examinations
now will call lor a short selection of
this kind to lie written.
The next was a paer by Mr. T. F.
Newbill entitled "Character." He
showed that character is taught at
learned ; also that a teacher should be
tho model as well as leader in his com
munity. The many excellent qualities
of this essay caused the Institute by a
unanimous vote to ask Mr. Newbill to
allow it to be published in the Oregon
Teachers' Monthly. Superintendent Wil
lits next took up the subject of Music
again, and save some very excellent
drills that will produce good results if
employed in the schools.
Next 1'resident Campliell completed
his instruction oil Geography. He said
"use the outline with the book but do
not become its slave, lie original and
introduce much supplemental work."
President Campbell thinks that half
holidays could be of much boned if
used in studying Geography from oa
lure rather than text.
The question 1kx w hich had been well
patronised during the day was now
taken up by President Campbell.
President Campbell now took up the
subject of Grammar whore he loft of! on
Tuesday. He gave a good outline for
the preparation o' a lesson in grammar,
alto a good outline to conduct a recita
tion in the same.
Supoiin'endent Ackornian next took
up the subject of AritlimoticHiid showed
his lino analysis can li adopted to any
and all problems of this branch. He
solved many dilllcult problems by this
method, making the explanations so
clear that any pupil could understand
them. Touchers, if ihey follow this
method of analysis, will have no more
dilllcully in teaching montttl arithmetic.
President (Jampbell now took up Ap
plied Psychology and continued on thu
lines laid down by him in his previous
PRESIDENT CHARLES M. SCHWAB. Chart! M Srhk nf tttm Kl t... .u- v.: t..
dfbmt amlartMl othria of a businett rotarprtM ia th. world. If then is U17 tiros wlui
eunws iwar to rnin bi. ..danr it is when lis has a ficbt on with th Amalgamated
of lbs AuuilKvnatad. dwii't ooru. sa high
oa his bands kumUium,
Local Baptist , AsoJiatlon Electa
New Officer jind Hold En
thusiastic Meeting-Next
Session be Held Here
The Lakeview liaptixts met with the
Crane Creek Dnptivt church on Oct. 3rd,
at 10 a.m. An hour was 8ent in de
votional meeting, conducted by Elder
L. E. Henderson, after which the intro
ductory sermon was preached by Kev.
('. W. Holloiuan. An adjournment was
then taken until 2 p. m.
The meeting was called to order in the
afternoon by Moderator L. E. Hender
son and the election of officers for the
following year eueued. They are as fol
low s :
Moderator T. B. Wrnon
L 1,-r,t '. C. KlKlOU
Tr. .ur.r I. H. liaruog
liesides the regulur form of business
the following preachers occupied the
pulpit: Thursday evening, Elder H
Smith; rnday at 11 a. m.. Elder L. A.
Myers; Friday evening, Elder P. J
Sjoon; Saturday at 11 a. in., Eldsr L.
A. Henderson; Saturday evening, L. A
Myers; Saturday at 11 a. m., Rev.C. W.
llolloman; Saturday at 3 p. m., Rev. P
J. Spoon, and at nivht Elder II. Smith.
The weather was stormy Thursday
: and Friday, but it cleared up later, and
3 the attendance was good. There was
considerable interest taken in the As
sociation, and everybody appeared to
enjoy the meeting.. On Sunday the
crowd was large.
The good people of Crane Creek know
how to entertain. Everybody was bount
ifully led and royally treated. Their
kindness and hospitality will long be re
membered by the members of the As
sociation. There was a good spirit all
through the meeting and many were
heard to remark that they were glad to
on nere.
A liabiist Association is a voluntary
body and its sole object is the spread of
the Gospel. The Association w ill meet
next your with the Lakeview ?hurch.
The Dog-Poisoner Again.
Thu dog poisoner is at his work again,
an ' on Friday night last no less than ten
canines w ere put out of business. Some
of thu animals killed were worthless.
w hile others were much thought of by
their ow ners, w ho make no secret of
their indignation, and disgust for the
unknown party who would do such a
cowardly act. Some respect would bo
held for the man who could openly
shoot a dog that annoys hiin, but there
is none for the man who prowls in the
night like a sneak thief to do the brutal
work with poison.
aa Mr. Schwab, but h. aJbo has Urn oontraoU
A. O. U. W.
Organizer Body Institutes a Big
Lodge at New Pine Creek--A
Strong Auxiliary to be
Instituted Saturday.
Will T. Boyd, organizer and deputy
Grand Marshal of the Ancient Order of
United Workmen, has found a rich
field in which to labor in the New I ine
Creek vicinity. In an interview with
Mr. lloyd last Monday he told an Ex
aminer representative that he had in
stituted a lodge of Workmen at New
Pine Creek with 33 charter members,
and that by next Saturday night the
roll of applicants would reach 43. Be
sides he had already applications num.
bering C5 for a lodge of the Degree of
Honor and the members would reach
100 b fore lie flnirhed his canvass. This
ia a wonderful showing for a town the
size of New Pine Creek, and demon
strates the fact that the people are be
coming alive to the importance of good,
cheap, lodge insurance and family pro
tection in case of death. A number of
the pioneer members of the old Lake
view lodge of Workmen went to New
Pine Creek on September 28th to assist
Mr. Boyd in instituting the new lodge.
The lodge was named New Pine Creek
Lodge and the officers elected are as fol
lows :
Paat Master Workman B. F. t'aunon.
Master Workman Wm. Lemon.
Foreman Alex Robuett.
Overaeer A. M. Gallagher.
Uuld. J. A. W.lones.
Receiver Jowpn Smith.
Recorder F. C. Eaater.
Financier K. H. Glbbina.
Iniide Watch Wm. Blurton.
Ouulde Watch James Laughlin.
Trustee.... Will Cannon.
Trustee . H. tilbblna.
Trustee Alex Robnett.
The degree of honor will be instituted
next Saturday night, and a number of
members of the local lodge will go to
New Pine Creek to assist.
Taken to the Asylum-
Since Vernio Hopkins' incarceration
he has become demented. Last Thurs
day County Physicians Via. Smith and
Stoiner, in the presence of the County
Court, examined the patient aud pro
nnuiicei' him insane. He was commit
ted to the asylum at Salem and John B.
Blair and Ashley Follett wore appointed
guards to escort him to the institution
for which place they started hist Friday.
The asylum is a better place than any
other for this unfortuiiato young muii.
He may be cured under the kind treat
ment of the asylum doctors, and still
become a useful citizen. Let us bo -e so.
Citizen" Gives His Rea
sons Why Lakeview
District Ought to
Remain Intact
Editor Examixfh: I notices petition
in t ircula'ion, having '.or its object the
division of our school district, and am
grea'ly surprised that many, ept-ecially
taxpayer, are signing it. It serins to
me that i.o citizen of this town, especial-
I ly if he be a patron of our choo and a
taxpayer, can consistently sign a petition
m divide the district.
In the first place the district is bonded,
all of which bonded indebtedness would
have to lie paid by the old district (No.
i 7i in cai-e of a division, the new district
being relieved from all obligation on ac
count of this debt.
In the terond place, if ifie district
were divided, the new district would be
enti led to a division of all the school
i property even to their part of the ap
j praised value of our school buildings and
grounds, to say nothing of dividing our
school money, furniture and apparatus,
j We would necessarily have to vote a
lariie tax on our proierty to raise this
propoilional part of the appraised value
j of our school pioperty, which I fancy
would not be generally favored by the
j taxpayer.
A divinon would virtually destroy our
very efficient high schorl a school that
is the pride of the county, and one that
compares favorably with any other of
like institutions iu the state. I say that
a diviciou would destroy this high school,
which it surely would do unless we were
to resort to taxation for its support.
The boundaries ot the proposed new
district, as I understand it, are about aa
follows: Commencing about lj miles
north of town and extending north to
the north boundary line of our present
district which is north of Warner can
yon ; from west to east it extends from
the east line of Thomas creek district,
near the F. D. Bauer ranch, east to be
yond Camas prairie. Anyone at all fa
miliar with the actual bona fide residents
of this territory knows that it would be
utterly impossible to locate a school
building so that a l could be Accommd"
dated; in fact some of the resident
would be nearer to Lakeview than to the
building in the proposed district. Then,
again, it is well known that the parents
whb represent a majority of the pupils
of school age residing in the proposed
district are merely temporary residents,
who may be in another county or state
at any time.
Taking it all in all I must confess that
from my way of thinking a division of
our district at this time would benefit
the residents in the new district but
little if any, and that it would be of in
calculable damage to our school.
Lakeview, Ore., Oct. 7, 1901.
The Telephone Line
The planting of poles for the Lake
County Telephone lin: will be com
pleted to Paisley tonight. The wire has
been strung from Lakeview to four
miles north of the Ileryford Bros, ranch.
More wire is on the way from the rail
road and as soon aa it arrives w'lll be
strung to Paisley. Each one of the di
rectors are taking a turn at overseeing
the work on the various sections. Di
rectors S. B. Chandler, Wm. P. llerry
ford and George Conn have been looking
alter the work between Lakeview and
Paisley, and President Win. Harvey
left for Paisley yesterday to take up the
work from there to the north end of
Summer Lake. From there on to Sil
ver Lake it is expected that Director F.
M. ChriBuian will oversee the work.
The construction of the line has been
very satisfactory thus far.
Ditch Company at Bly.
The Klamath Express says that a
ditch company was formed at Bonanza
Monday for the purpose ot taking water
from the big springs on Ed. Terw illiger'a
place. The stockholders are John Shook,
president, D. F Driscoll, vice-presiuent
Ed. Terwilliger, secretary and treasurer.
They proiiose to start work at once and
about three miles of ditch w ill be finish
ed this fall.