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About Lake County examiner. (Lakeview, Lake County, Or.) 1880-1915 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 16, 1905)
LAKKVIKW, LAKK COUNTY, OIIEUON, THURSDAY, NOV. Hi, 1905.
"Tl NorlllWCSt division of tin
Ihirrlmitit railway system has set
aside H.KIO.ixmi fur tlx construction
of a projected line in l!X).'i ami !!NM(,"
says tin- Portland Orcgonlun. "ami
llUM announced tin fai t, lull Mill not
rnrikf i 1 .1 1 tli Identity of tin' line
under consideration. Its liH'atloii or
General mnmmcr .1. I". O'llrleii,
when asked iin to whether or not tlil
.ipproprlatlou had to do wllli tlx
' himI rin'1 Ion of tin' long (In nuicd of
roail through I In- cent nil part of 1 1
slate, khvi' a knowing smile, but no
Mr. O'ltrlni Htnii-il thai S I, t o.
had no Interest In the Portland Till
amook road, ami Hint I he Coom liny
road was already provided f r, i-oii-ci
1 1 -1 1 1 ly. Inference was drawn that
t In-mvnt appropriation iiiiimI ! for
the cast anl west road across I he
'I" Ik concensus of opinion Is that to
hold tip- trnllie of Lastcm Oregon.
Mr. 1 1 minimi will at I Hi send li In
t rii 1 ns arroMH t In1 "I a t e. lie seldom
makes a ppropi 1 1 1 1 iiih and aiinoiini'- .
ft hU Inti'iit h mi until Ik' U ready to!
lit. 'I hi- new pi' 'J' it'll route I a'
feasible one a nil ne t ha t will tap a'
numeral Ive lleM. I
Further t he On-gonhiu kii.vh:
"From I'oi'tlaii'l to Natron on tlx
pri'M-nl Nprhitttlrl'l branch of t he j
Southern I'aelie U an grade, j
laid practically In a straight line. I
The lift across the Cascades by use of '
modern engineering U no harder or j
greater or longer than that across,
the III ii Mountain, now In nxe. Tin!
line in tiihi the cent ral part ( the
state 11 one lone; reach of ea.y grade
.inil roiistnictlon (l.roughn falnnm- j
ly rich ami practically Irgin conn t ry.
Joined at Ontario with the ). IC.& N.
hhI Oregon short Line the new nnul
sr. on hi make a short anil derect route
to tlx F.ast. These are the grounds
for the lcllef that the I liirrlmiui n.vh
t iiii will construct the Central Ore
A great empire will lie opened by
(ho construction of this road iim It Ih
Intended to go. From Natron the
hi I Id wiil i limb the hanks of the mid
Hi fork and will follow In a general
wav the old wagon road through
mil across t he Cascades to t he icin
ly of Crescent lake. skirting the foot
hills lo the promising trnlllcdlsirlcts
.rf 1, like and Klamath conntleM, and
from (licit' the way Is easy across
Lake and Harney mid Mnlhcureoun
ties, (hence along Malheur river to
Ontario and a Junction with the
. It. A X.
All of this country In wonderfully
rich In prospect and In present fact,
and Is easy of access once the mountain-)
nrc recroMsed. Douglas county
with Its iiiIiich; Lake, Harney and
Malheur counties with their Mock
and their million of aces of fertile
lauds waiting for a market and peo
ple to till (hem, offer an unrivaled
Held for the Htipport of a much need
ed railroad. In Douglas county
I here arc Ml!, 77" aires of public land
waiting (o be taken, In Lake county
J,.Jlfi,'2!t:: ncrcH, in Ifamey I,2."0,:i0l, In
Malheur I,!)7S,!.VJ acr.'H. Along the
Malheur river there are Ino.ooi) acres
of rich land waiting to be Irrigated,
while Klamath county holds ::20,00
In Lake county arc .::.'.i,ihmi sheep,
;;.,00( cult It', and IIO.OIU) horses anil
iniilcH from which tho 4000 people, re-
nllw, III iplli' of conditions, an an
nual Income of f!MtO,000.
Harney county 250,000 cuttle nnd
500, (IK( i-hisp from which tl.(M),(MM In,
Malheur county each year proline-
es L'.OOO.IHM pounds of Wool, to Any j
iiothlliKof the richness of the noil
or of the agricultural advantages, j
It Is Into this country which
blooms mo richly us an undeveloped j
wllderuesM that the central line will,
llud Its wiv. It will cut tunny tulles
from the present llarriiuan route to
the Must, while at the Manic time ll
draws its sustenance from the vast:
territory tributary to It, Its main,
line ami feeders.
A year from now will see trains1
rillililntc on fcheillile lime." '
According to the almanacs, or at
least part of them. Thanksgiving
comes on t he l''!d of the mouth, tlx
fourth Thursday. It has been tlx
practice to appoint the last Times-1
day In November Thankful vlu. nnd '
('resident ICoosevdl has made no ex
ception to the rule. Consequently,,
there belne; e Thursdays in Nov
ember t his yea I , Thaukse,! vim; falls
oil the .'Mth. liehiw w- pillili-ll the
Uihi Icii t 's procla ma t ion ior thebeu
elit of those who may have b -en mis
led by t he almanacs
"When nearly three cent uries a-o, :
tlx tlrst settlers came to the country
which has now heroine this ureal re
public, they fa I not only hardships j
and privation, but terrible risk to.
their lives. I n those uriin years t'.iej
custom urcw of setting apart oneday j
in each year for a sjs-cial service of
tlmiMMnlvlnic to tlx A 1 1 n Ik I I tor
preserving the people tl.roilk'h the
chauulue; seasons. The i iistom has
now become national and hallowed
bv liuiix-iiiorlal usae. We live In'
easier ami more plentiful times than ,
our forefat hers, the men who. with
niKKed strength, faced the rugged
days; and yet the dangers to nation-
nl life are quite as Krca( iim at liny; Mrs. C. II. McKendre' died at
previous time In our history. iionanza last Friday, after a severe
"It Is eminently t)ttlu that onciMi Illness of about three weeks. Mm.
year our people should set apart a Mc Kendree has Ihvii ailing for near
day for praise and thankse;lvh) to ly thrti' years, and lust fall went to
the Klverof Kood, and at the Maine Lmh AnKeles, where Hhe partially re
time, that they express their thank- gained her health. rorw'verai
fulness for the abundant mercies re
ceived, should manfully acknowledge
t heir shortcomings and pledge t hem-
selves solemnly and In good faith to
strlve to overcome them. Kurlng
the past year we have been blessed
with bountiful crops. Our business
prosperity has ben great. Noother
people have ever stood on as high a
level of material well-being as ours
now stands. We are not threatened
by foes without. The foes from
whom we should pray to, be deliver
ed are our passions, appetites and
follies, and against these there Is nl-1 Lakevlew, arriving here Sunday
wiijm need that we hhould wur. ! night, and were laid to reHt In the
"Therefore, 1 now H-t apart Thurs-1 jt o. O. F. cemetery Monday at 10
day. the . "Kit Inlay of this November, m.ock a. in. Mrs. McKendree was
iim a day of thanksgiving for (he past i Wl.i known about Lakevlew, liTiving
and of prayer for the future, and on iH4M, rai80d here. Slie was foriiierly
that day I ask (hat throughout the A.m,ia .ntone, and had many
Nation the people gather In tt'" j frlfiidt-i wlt will Im pained to learn
honies and places of worship, and, In j ()f llt,r ,it.miH(J HO vavy life,
rendering thanks unto the Most High j M(l,,y of the relatives of Mr, Mc
for the manifold blessings of the past j Klmim. ,lMli friends of deceased fol-
year, consecrate incniHcive-, io a me ,
of cleanliness, honor and wisdom, ho
that this Nation may do its allotted
work on I he earth In a manner w or
thy of those who founded it nnd of
those who preserved It.
"In witness whereof I have hereun
to set my hand u ml caused the seal
of the Tutted States to he uillxed.
"Done at the City of Washington,
-V ' vWf"V"Hyr,rrse'f. '
It. ' t
Mrs. Mrcderlck SchotT. president of
ilwlir.u tltnfl l-'-it,il I 4m, in, ,ti r.it-mer
the enmity of the Mormon that his life Is In dully ril. The Cornier senator uually, principally from San Fran
wns horn In Utah, Is u son of Geortfc U i iiiuiou uixl w as hruuxUt up In the cisco, amounting to more tlian 5,000,
Murmon faith. He ta forty six yea of a," nnd u Mitot. OHO pounds.
(iy rf Nl,V(.11l(.r , ,,, V(.ar
- of our Lord, one thousand nine hiin
j 1 1 red and li ve, and of the Independ
! euce of the ('lilted States the one
hundred and t !iirt let h.
; "IJ.v the President. MLIHI" ROOT,
Seiretarv of State."
Mrs. Creed McKendree
months after returning to their
home near Uly, she was compelled to
go on crutches, but she gradually re-
covered, and threw away thecrutch-
es during the hunuuer. About three
weeks ngo'she became worse again,
and after Intense suffering for three
weeks, Biiccuined. Her death was a
sal shock to her husband and little
Hon, who survive her, also to her
mother. Mrs. Louie Meyers of Lake
view, whose l-'l-year-old hoii died only
a few weeks ago from poisoning.
The remains were brought to
lmvid the remain) from F.onnnzu
and lily, where sho lived for several
years. Those w ho came were:
1 lesides the husband and little hoii
of deceased, John Wells and wife,
l'rcd McKenilree and wife, S. Mc
Kendree and wife, Owen McKendree
and wife, Mrs. Joe Howard, Mrs. M.
L. Kllgore, Mrs. K. Casebeer, James
and Jas. Watts and J. O. Ilatnaker.
fc ' t,f . S
s . j.
FRANK J. CANNON.
the N.itloii.il Cnj,Tess of Mother.
f'lilti,! St:itia tell:ttftr hH HO nTOUHett
Si Imiltz and the entire labor ticket
of San Francisco was elected by 12,
000. Weaver, reform candidate for May
or of Philadelphia was elected by
Virginia gives the usual Democrat -
The Kepublicans made a clean
sweep of Chicago.
Anti-Monuan party elected their
candidate for Mayor of Salt Lake.
Kepubllcaus swept Nebraska by a
At the city council meeting Mon-:
day night the new board was sworn
in, the bonds of the treasurer nnd re-
corder approved and two bill
lowed, that of marshal's salary and
one for line work.
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lulu iimf M'A"
The resignation of M. Whorton as besides three brothers and two bIs
marshal was accepted and Charles ters. Thev are Rodger, William and
Touniugscn was elected marshal.
The matter of aid for the woman
in the red light disrict who was
confined a week ago, was brought
before the council and Investigation
proved her to be In destitute clrcum-
stances. The council U-lng powerless
to render assistance from the city's
fund-, made a personal donation for
her Immediate relief.
.1 C .Oliver u-iim in tawn ,it i.
day to see his brother, A. V. Oliver next Spring. He says there is no
of La Grande, and his wife start for . quwitlon about It. and the presence
home. Mr. Oliver brought iu some j of 'l ,are corps of surveyors under
flue Centennial potatoes raised on j cliar'e of t'hlef EnKIneir Oliver gives
his West Side ranch without a drop j color to his assertlun.-rialndealer.
of water only what fell frin the j
clouds. The potatoes are very large, j Disbarred from Practise,
some of them weighing as much as j On charges preferred by Special
2 or .1 pounds each. Potatoes grown Ageut W. W. Scott of the General
in the rich sandy soil of this valley j Land Otlice, Oscar C. Stone, an at
without irrigation are much lietter j torney of Klamath Falls, was dls
thau those that have been Irrigated, barred from the further practise of
They may not be quite ho largo or j law before tho U. .S'. land olhco. The
produce so abundantly, but their j charges contain various specifica-
kecping ijunllty and flavor is superior.
Iat week we published n long
I article rardlnfc: the Jake County
I Derelopnjent league, atxl expected
j V Ket th; report of the committee
i appointed at Its meeting In May to
Kather Mtatlstlcs of the county's re
j Houret'M, but could not Hecur s the re
i (ort. Thin week we are able to
the report of the comiiiiit-e, which
is a showing that tlx people of fvike
county should endeavor to have dlo
tribiited all over the country,
IUport of the Committee.
Lake County I)evelopment I-ague.
Your Committee on .Statistics, beg
leave to make the following report:
Lake County contains 5,110,240 acres
of land; classified as follows: Agri
cultural and alfalfa, land 1.12U.C4X
acres, timber hind 1,124..'!.j2 acres and
grazing land 2, k7G,040 acres. Owing
; to the fact that Lake county has no
railroad transportation, its chief in
dustry Is livestock, there being In the
county at the present time about
:5'5,(HM) sheep, 7.".00.) cattle and 30,000
head of horses and mules, from
which has been sold this year 150,000
lx-ad of mutton sheep. U'O.OOO head of
Is i f cattle. 10,000 head of horseH and
mules and about .j.UOO.OuO pounds of
wool; from which an income of more
than "f:MK) per capita has been receiv
ed. Her merchants import goodn an-
('OMMITTKE OX JSTATISTU-8.
Edward Munroe Dead.
News was received this week of the
deatti, at his home near Bid well, of
K lward Munroe. An operation had
, ueu Performed for appendicitis and
i 'or a time indications were favor-
' ttl, for recovery, but the poiaon had
'. entered his system and after a few
j days he passed away. Death came
j on Tuesday.
Edward Munroe was one of the
prominent young men of Modoc
county, and w as born and raised at
J Bid well, being about 34 years of age.
He was a good man and citizen in
' the full acceptation of the term, and
j his death is an Irreparable loss, not
al-'oujy to his family, but to Modoc
county. He leaves a devoted wife
! aud two children to mourn his loss,
Alexander and Mrs. Geo. Ayer of
Lakevlew and Mrs. Bertha Snelllug
jtf Bid well,
The Railroad is Coining.
Dr. Sam Gibson arrived in Alturas'
; Wednesday morning and spent a
j few xMtlag Ms brotheTt Dr.
j Gl(j8on ,n conver6(Uion wltu
tfae ,)r gftve poH,tve ft88Urance o(
IU" CXU-'UKIUU ui iue . . v. .
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tlons of fraudulent and dishonest