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About Lake County examiner. (Lakeview, Lake County, Or.) 1880-1915 | View Entire Issue (April 13, 1905)
LAKE VIEW, LAKE COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, APKIL 13, 1905.
Mli-vlngn we do, Unit n definite
.-oiint.v iolir.v h(h tiltJ now t stnb-
IjMhrtl iiml Kl-nlil.v pursued, it seems.
iMH Ih necessary t tin t. the people
shoiihl I'liti-r into fi'H Invest igntioii
iMll,,,jw,.Nsf..l. o, WHIMS. 111,., j y ,.xlnn nuUyi 1nl ,.,
ting evol. ; 1 1 cotisiiioru i ion
HgaU'd, our population has increas
ed to fifteen or twenty thousand and
our taxable properly to twenty
inlllloti dollars, then we may think
of building ioiiiIh Unit will lie per
manent. Now you should lie thinking on
tin-He inatterK. You want to see
your eoiinty progressive, not foolish.
lire not in ton 'I'i'iit ji.i
error-and wo are sure we are not
follow inn t 1 1 is course of tnxat ion nhil
inlmiuisi ml ion for three years, we
should have ncciimuln ted about
I fen 1 slionlil mi v We wen- renlv
ili, ni' hi of imriy in
ii-nulii'- ha 1 's Um- most urgent ly
urt'ilnl puhlie iiiiproveiueiit, and ho
,vimIv hi thi- time of the next tux
,vv to make preparations for pros
,,'iitiiiK tli--w whatever it tuny
Ir, 'i-cpiug always in view our rc-..niiri-t'M.
determined to preserve the
mimtv's present proud position of
liHilnlii fnun the thr'-.lldotu o( debt.
In former articles we have develop
til u pluii of taxation by which it
sviiii-d practicable to defray all
.irdiiinry county expenses with a tax
levy of L inillH, and realize $14,000 as
;i mii'li'tiit for a fund which we have
.-ailed for want of a Im-i t-r term, an
In the $:!.".(MM w hich would lie rals
nl h,v Hi mills, is included ample
liruviHiiin for our road fund, ang
iiK'iitcd hy $."i,IMK), our usual nppor
tiuiiiiii'iit from the State "i per cent
iiinil. Tlie roads would he kept up
in tlie present standard, which In
il'iitc uk good as we have usually
li.nl. We helieve t hat Home specially
iiad wetioiiK of road should licsoh-ct-
"i, umi tlie very best and
- ieiitiiii- n-.nl work, that tin
-Mlltili umi i -X perii-iiced road Iiiiiiders da ve said we had no
j pulilie sentiment. nr
Judge P.enKn lias handed down a de
cision in the Silx-er Lake water case
which has long been pending, and
which wan taken under advisement at
tin- hist term of circuit court for Li.ke
The .I adze's decree, is a voluminous
document, consequently we publish the
saliant f'-alnrcH of the decieion a- fob
propriation of Geo. Small.
That a branch of Silver Creek known
aa Bunyard Branch ia an ancient and
well denned channel, of the eald Silver
Voolr a ...1 . t....- I ....
x.v.i uuvi .ah uicio imo uccn n i;un- TIlO tWO Chief obiOC'tS t f tllG 1
tomed to flow through the said Bu nyard C ''L ' 8 'e a)
branch, one quarter of the waters f j ro'lch," '"-'ting of the Develop
Silver Creek j nient League deserve wide mention
That in the year 1885 V. C. Ctiick, ; support.
Corinna Buiek, Lulu Cornm-La Bire, '
a M. Citum, .Jewel i. Cornni and; Tho Hrst lw to enforce on all the
.1. M. Small and their tfrantom apjiro- , repreHentuti ve who are then present
priated from the I'nited States and the ' the liniiortance of every section of
state of Oregon and diverted and carried
from siiid Silver ( ' reck, (iOD inches of the ;
the state lieinf continuously re pro-
It i.-: heieliv ordered, ndiudiied nl'., i , a sen ted on the Exposition UTouilds
"uivi,-, iiuu m i rim r .-an. una. I ui r
deci-led that the defendant, S. A. 1 . ! nMe.l all of the s lid water, for the neC; - buildings. Nearly every county
I'oil.-r, lie and he is hereby perpetually i nary Irrigation of their tracts of land. i in the state has arranged or is ar
eiij.aned from in any n.auner divertiilt: ! Tbatthesaid W. C. P.uick and ( 'or-' rauintf an exhibit. To some extent
til' 1 1 1 1 1 r f t r i 1 1 1 u it(t tfifr (lii u i n tan id i 1 1 : i : . i. . . !
we were ready .... ,,7,. ' ... ln"a a appropriates are en- : tUi. w BH.ak for thetnwlvw. But
for i, nl, lie ii,!,.,,,..,,,,,,,, .. i ... o,...-,...w,i a.,., nnu.n iiiu-u m tno jiinit line o nii'hes 'I ! ,
forpubli, lu,pMI,,n.,pa,,IiKcash. tllis g)anU , t,M, .daintilT. the water to be deducted from Bunvard j the old proverb oes,
an.l llierelore securiim cverytl.ine ou AnnieC. HoiiL'h. That the said Annie j branch, right subsequent and interior j "e e'0 irt wotli two ears, the vt-r-the
most favorable terms, and our j C Hcmth, (here we eliuiinute de.crin- to the rishts of Marion Conley, Annie C. 1 bill expliinatio:!, the (juestion-un-puldlc
utilities ut the very lowest 1 1'"'8 of land, law terms, etc.) owns a ; Hough, J. Porter, George Small, J swering power, is nil-important.
eost. . mmioi r 01 i-res 01 lano. ami uiai me ; j,ucinda Kgli, O. L. & I. t o., and S A.
If.. ...l,. In I.,.,,',,, t i, . land is riparian to Silver Creek, and j I), porter, to the extent granted.
He mlnht U..n to hnest our tlm. the predecesBorS of Anme Houel, i That I.nl,, r.,rm.T. ru, I l
money to good advantages soon as j in 187s. approju iated and that Annie ' t'orum, and Jewel D. Corum, as appro- i n'jt to regard these exhibits of the
Another point to lie emphasized ia
this: Eastern visitors will be very
ll collection mis made, thus doiim - Hough has ever m-ioe used, 2-0 inches 1 priators are entitled to the joint use of
our work in parts, and keeping the i 01 Wlltt''i nieasured under 0 inches ol i iihi inches of the waters of Bunyard
money in circulation. What shall prtWmr'S, H"'1, ,1,at thi,8 T'ount is i Urauch, nght subsequent, and inferior
,,. , , ., .... , . 4 I reasonable and necessary for the irriga- j to the rights of Marion Cdiiley, Annie
this work l,e.' What Is nearest us j llon , Haid ll4ml, all(J that lier rignt ta HolI(lll( ,,. r. ,.orteri Goor Smalli
and most urgent? (f course you in-1 paid Hter is superior and prior to the Lucinda Egli, O. L. & I. Co., and S. A.
tend to go forward In some way. ! rights of all others in said stream, save ; J, porter.
We are not the character of people 1 ' j"'1 H lluri" d ' Geo- . ThatJ.M. Small as appropriator is
who want to pile up credits to our ! Lucinda Lgli. , enti,leJ lo lhe He f .,M uiclief, D, tho
private fortunes while .he preople1 lu.t M.uy .1. KittriiJ.e a. a riparian j water8 of Bunyard branch, right subse-
owner, is entitled to 4H0 inches of water . quent and inferior to the rights of
are without the most .ordinary pub- i r silver Crk. sorb riht lining Bni1Mfc. ! ,...;.... i . u..,. ...
of Silver Creek, such right being subse- j Marion
lie necessities, or they are wholly In- pient and inferior to the rights of S. A. Small, Lucinda Kgli, O. L. & I Co., and
adequate for the public service. Wej1'- I'orter, ! Small, Annie Hough I s. A. D. Porter.
want letters from the people on this a'"' ,on ''"' j That B. F. Lane and Jennie Lane, as
Jhat.M. Uuiley by ajipropriation is , ri1)arian owners are entitled to 00 inches
entitled to 'S0 inches of water, but his ,,f ii,H uuiMr of 1,m,vur, h,niwl rilo i .
... . . i ' i . .i . ' " , products or individual farms, or-
rmht is subseu uen t and inferior to the nhiu.niiunr. am i,,iV.i-i,,r i,. ull f tin.1
riuht of Annie Hough, (ieo. Small. riout .,.i.t i.v -.,....ri-ti..n I in i chunlH and ranches, samples, In fact.
Lucinda I'gli, .1. C. Porter and Uu-i i,..fnrH ket nut (f what a specified 1C0- acre or !!20
cidenlal Land it Improvement Co. xi,al i M. Chrisman, as riparian
ijuestion, what shall we do with our
Improvement fund lirst?
most of course we have our own con
most - vlct Ions on this (piestion. J'.ut, we
lesire to lead
products of Oregon counties as ex
ceptional fu beauty and quality. AH
they see will be discounted, as is the
constant habit with the printed ac
counts of yields and profits. " The
information these experienced ob
servers and critics will demand is as
to average products, average yields,
average markets, average profits.
The local delegate must' be armed
with replies to all such questions.
By all means let the very best be
shown. But the most practically
effective exhibits will be those of tlie
mimIii Hlioi.id be, Ii, ue on t bini. thus
-ii'lliiU forever, i be oft recurring
liiolihii of whether they can be
I'UkmmI or and learning at t he
"'um- time that which we must know
'"liiro thinking of engaging exlcn-
ish is to
for our readers, the views of
That H'. 11. McCall as riparian ow ner
is entitled to iO inches of the water,
right subsequent and inferior lo all of
the people, our o u in due time, and I im appropriations.
with full belief In their correctness,; That S. A. 1. Porter us appropriator
yet with all due respect to others,
is entitled lo 100 inches of the water,
and ahvavs open to convictions,
"ivcly In such work what permit- j when some.thliig better is presented.
H'-tltlv pom! .I.. .. i:i ... ... i. -
- c ,... n , vi- t . j t ri
'lit.' building of experimental short
"wis the legislat ure has provided,
1 we hope to sir the plan adopted
Mhe wny ve have Htiggested. We
Ml greatly increase the drawing
''liacity of teams over longer stret
''! of roml i,y d((ln), ,K'.,.fwt
rkim very short Hectlous. This
" -'itli'ipiued and provldetl for In
""'l"! mllli,, and a handsome little
"mliiHnow in me treasury.
''Il0 tlioimln of getting good
hllilt by counties lias l.eeli
''"'""'"iii-d 1 v nil I l,e ..Id..,-
"'""tfHds iiupractlcable and im-"nll,k-.
UIm! (he (ates themselves
""' taken up ,. worki i-cnsyl-i'"ili,tl)'roI,i'ia.llng.-,,U00,(,i.u
'" ,,,r I'tilhling roads, und not a
' of that, stau, ever ad
',"ri' finally ow, without a liberal
nation for roads of perma-
Ve,l,tM1 charaet.r Our
. " asuiiigton, ,s extell-
'IVey eiu.,,,,,.,1 ,
i " 1 loaiiwoi K, ami
Ju w ,.,.,. (ll((w ullnll1.
"r ''RltlatiiieH toadjoru titmlly tin-
" vetHoiiH roa.l ..,,11....
u'"l Kiven life
""0"1' "1 l.aket:,,,,,,,., eauuot
"'lu-ndam roads throughout
tul,l"i'. 'I heir cost, by actual
'"'Atrial, has been found. o
I" lo,Ol,0 per mile, fr
.'''''''' tuursenot ready.
llif tU lt -vIdeut that Willi
a wealth und population,
, 1,0 '"'tiling better than to
rliaJ"'"' ,'rm,,,t .v"t'"'. wllli,
p"' liiinn I... . .
l-ili) "! IMflUClllH ill
'lovJrv?11 (lol"H'ay with cer-
'-l w'HHH,U,,'tU,,',M' l''lk"
"orl; uu ..'in ,
.oil!, , " ""I i';ui' hi oe
yo u ever.
0," H-'ld lands hm e I ecu ll-
A $I2,()0() Fire.
Word was received here Monday
by telegraphic communication of the
burning at H::M) oclock Monday morn
ing of the Alturas IMaindealer plant,
Negley & A tilde's wagonshop and
blacksmith shop and a couple of
The loss was said to be SIl'.OOO
with about $li,4tM Insurance. The
l'laindealer had just installed a new
Cot rell cylinder press and had not
run off uu issui it yet. A
new building was recently erected
IUIU III H I..U.t ....it I
In and the old plant moved into the
new quarters only a week or so ago.
The loss falls heavy on Mr. Thomp
son, editor of the l'laindealer, to
whom our sincerest sympathy Is ex
tended. Wish we were close enough
to lend you a helping hand, Bro.
Thompson. b.v 1"'loic n0,'toU
tho part f the bucket brigade was
the Urand Central Hotel and the
Republican saved, and no doubt had
the tire gone to these buildings near
ly the entire town would have been
swept before the flumes subsided.
'i'i... In of the lire is said to be
Incendiary. Wlmt low down apol
ogy for humanity could have felt
constrained to commit such a deed;
one of tie- most cowardly ami das
tardly crimes to be ( oininit led, next
to murder is Incendiary, and should
l. punished by nearly as severe pen
alties. We hope to soon learn of the fas
car capture and speedy punishment.
We learu" that the central ollice of
the 1 4. C. Tel &'i'el. Co.. t Valy
will be moved from me sio.v v.. .
Conn, where it has been ev.
right subsequent and inferior to the
rights of Annie ilough, M. Conley,
Lucinda Kgli, (ieo. Small, O. L. & I. Co.
and J. C. Porter.
That Lucinda Kgli as appropriator is
entitled to tHl inches of water, right
subsequent and inferior to the rights of
Geo. Small, 0. L. & I Co. and J. V.
That (Jeo. II. Small aa appropriator is
entitled to 1150 inches of the water,
right prior to the rights of all other
That J. C. Porter as riparian owner
is entitled to 100 inches of the water, 75
inches fj be diverted from the Bunyard
branch of Silver Creek and the remain
ing '.'j inches from the main channel of
Silver Creek, right subsequent and in
ferior to tlie rights of (ieo. Small and.M.
That K. K. Henderson as riparian
owner owner, is entitled to 171 inches of
the water, right subsequent and inferior
to all the rights acquired by appropria
tion. That 1'. H'. Jones as riparian owner,
is entitled to 110 inches of the water,
right subsequent and inferior to all the
rights acquired by appropriation.
That Mary C. Brown, as riparian
owner, is entitled to 50 inches of the
water, right subsequent and inferior to
all of the rights acuuired hy appropria
tion. That K. C McKune, as riparian
owner, is entitled to 50 inches of the
water, right subsequent and interior to
nil i f the rights acquired by appropria
tion. That L. H. Lut, as riparian owner,
is entitled to 107 inches of the water,
right subsequent and inferior to each of
the rights acquired by appropriation.
That Geo. JHnand, as owner by pre
scription, is entitled to 100 inches of the
That C. C. Jackson, not a riparian
owner, is the owner of the surplus water
of the Conley ditch flowing past the
That the Occideutul Land & Improve
ment Co., as riparian owners, is entitled
to ari5 inches of the wuter for which is
designated as tract No. 1, and also to
j inches for tract No. 2, said right bo
acre farm produces. Such collec
tions have been from time to time
shown at the State Fairs at Salem.
If to the exhibits be added verified'
statements of tho total products of
the farm in question, sa for the
past year, the mental If not the oral
questions of the observer will bo
met. The local man In charge of tho
exhibits of the county will be able to
enforce these lessons us no outsider,
or professional agent, can enforce
The second point to 1ms brought
out at the meeting will doubtless be
that it is the people of Oregon, far
owner, is entitled to 40 inches of the
water of Bunyard branch, right subse
quent and inferior to all of the rights
acquired by appropriation.
That L. Huesmand, Morris Banner,
John 1'artin Jr., L. 1'. Klipple, Kmil
Egli, Henry Kgli, Martie H ard, Ange
line West, Mary Small, J. M. Martin,
J. M. Sherer, Maud Small, J. Hall, C.
). Buick, K. K. Smith, J. A. Smith, J.
C. Harrow and P. F. McCarty, have
been duly served with summons and
complaint herein, as more particularly
appears from the records and files, in
this court, and a default has long since
been ordered entered against them far
the want of appearance or answer; it is
adjudged and decreed that said default-
: .ir i . . t ii.l..
1" ur more deeply thau tho railroads, or
interest in thn ualers nf Silver reek or
any of its tributaries or brandies.
It is further adjudged and decreed,
that P. (i. Chrisman has no right, title
or interest in the waters of Silver Creek.
It is decreed that none of the parties
to the suit are entitled to recover either
costs or uiabui seuielits iicteui.
That there is to be allowed to flow
from Silver Creek into its Bunyard
branch not to exceed of the flow of
Silver Creek at the head of Bunyard
branch, less 000 inches of water, measur
ed under 0 inch pressure, being the di
version in and through the Buick ditch.
Done at Chamber at Klamath Falls,
Oregon, this-lth day of April, 1005.
IIknuy L. Benson, Judge.
It must be remembered that the
above is not the decree in full, as we
have, for want of space, eliminated all
descriptions of lands, legal terms, etc.,
simply giving the names of parties en
titled to water, the number of inches
granted under six inch presuro, w hether
by ri parion ownership or by appropria
tion and the superior and inferior rights
of the parties.
other public or semi- public organ-
lzations, who are interested in in
creasing the population, adding to
resources, attracting new capital,
improving existing- and creating new
transportation facilities, opcuhm
out the unworked resources of the
state. It is right that the railroads
should exert themselves to the ut
most that the best be iniido of this
Exposition. Their profits will be
immediate. The inuiu purpose of
the Development League is to have
the people of Oregon help themselves.
When thU Is publicly and generally
recognized, extension of the work of
tho league over the whole state will
follow, and the present fifty-two
sub-leagues will be but tho first
Where Will We Put Them?
J. N. Watson
Called to Rest. Dear Sir: Will you oblige mu by put-
J. W. Mikel of Lakevlew received I ting mo in communication with some
tho sad new s one day last week of
the death of his father in Missouri,
at the ripe old age of 80 years.
M. B. Mikel was boru in Wagner
good real estate man lu your com
munity, to whom 1 could send my
people, I can send about 100 people
next mouth. Iu what locations
the line was establish, u . Bub8ljuent anJ inferior to the ap- ' the Kust except J. W. Mikel.
county, Kentucky, aud lived there: would it bo best to tako three or
till 2 years ago when, ho went to four townships.
Missouri to live with a daughter. Any information will bo thankfully
Ho leuves to mourn his death six accepted.
sous und one daughter, all living In ; Itespectfully,