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.. LAKE VIEW, LAKE COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, JAN. 18, 190G.
OF STATE TAXES,
Lake County to Raise
AMOUNT FOR EACH COUNTY.
Appropriations For State Institu
tions Provided Tor In
The St ute Iaud Board of Tux Ap
portionment him nuuluthe mutual esti
mate of the revenue necessary for state
purpose for '.! and iiiortioiiHl
the Binoiint among tho several conn
tie according to tho rate fixed by
law. Tho total revenue required in
found to Imi t,V2H,'.HV.m f which
over 1.",(KM) U covered by surplus not
applied ami over 277,oo liy mlsco!
huivouit receipts leaving mt even
000 to Imi raised liy apportionment
itmoong 1 tin counties. The tux of each
County in a follows:
Baker f 11,025.00
Benton .... 12,i;250.0
Clackamas - - - yo.'Xi'.&O
Columbia - . o,025.uo
Cooh .... i.:, (is7.ru i
Crook .... K, 125.00
Curry - - . 2,5oo.oo
Douglas, .... 21,502.50
CiUiitin .... 5,4:17.50
(irnnt .... 5,57o.oo
Hartley .... lil.tM Hj.ttu
Jackson .... '.i,Vi."i.tii)
Josephine - - - 5,025.00
Klamath - 7, H7.50
I.11110 .... 2,75.00
Lincoln .... :i, i:i7.rio
Linn .... :!2,s75.oo
Malheur .... 5,M75.00
Marion .... :'.s,:ti'j..v
.Morrow .... 5,:i:i7.5o
Multnomah - - 195,17.50
Polk in, is".')
Sherman .... 5,1375.0
Tillamook .... 5,437.50
Umatilla - - 3o,r.25.0
Union .... j:t,935o
Wuiiowu - - - 4,520.50
Wasco .... ll,025.(l
Washington - - lH.Kp2.50
Wheeler .... 4,17.50
Yamhill .... 21,437.50
Tot nl - - 025,inm.uo
Among tlic chief items in t lie lift of
expenditures are e" 150,000 for public
I'll il.I inH, i?U.(H) for tho State Hoard
of Agriculture 52,500 for the State
University, 222,000 for tho insane asyl-
lun, i?:U,H fr fisheries, 00,000 for
tho Stato prison, 615,000 for the Ind
ian War veterans and I5,M0 for tho
Nut ional guard.
Doing Good Work.
United States Senator Fulton Is do
ing good work for Orison in L in
-H"orts to put u stop to tho creation of
foront reserves within tho state. Com
missioner Richards annoum'i'd his
iuroHo of recommend inn tho creation
of tho Rogue River forest reserve and
wilt) persuaded liy Senator Fulton to
btny tho hrocccdings until such time
an tho people of that part of tho state
could bo hoard from and their senti
inontrt known on tho matter. Mr.
Fulton is nwaro that tho creation of
VHHt true tii into liovcrnment reserves
will have strong tondoney to retard
development lu Oregon, lu fact ono
of Oregon's brightest prospects in the
development of tho viiMt area now
held in temporary forest reserves and
that under considorat ion for additi
While Mr. Fulton U a hard worker
for tho state's best interest, tho peo
ple ought not to depend upon hi in
alouo; they ohould uliow tlieir hearty
support of him liy protest Iiir aKaiitHt
the creation of these reserves. If Mr.
Fulton could have tbo Hcntimentrt of
tho people of Lake county in tho mat
tor of makluK permanent tho tompoa
ry roHorven iu thlH county, it would
greatly usslst him lu bin eirortu in
causlnn every 100 -aero tract of land iu
Orogou to douute Homothiug toward
tbo development of tho county in
which it in located, either by nmklutf
a good home for mino prosjierous far
mer or adding to the range for utook
within tbe county, upon which taxca
aro paid, rather thuu aiding lu tbe
APPORTION M E f J
piling up of million of dollars In gov
ernment fund from which a few fav
ored on en draw exorbitant nalarleN,
imply for looking after then re
erven from which cotnen tbelr nalar
leN. Tbe comity can have no Ixweflt
from a roitervo; It drives away the
utook, and when tbe ntock Indimtry U
killed In Iike county, mm ban lxen
shown In previous report published
Id TIia Examiner CM) per year for
each man, woman and child, In the
county in taken away.
No further allowing need le made
if thin I true. No additional dis
advantage need lx brought to light,
and of which there are many.
Whit, our Neighbor Think.
Col. Tbonipeon of the Alturaa Itain-
doaler, who paid Lakevlew a visit re
cently, the first time lu 11 yearn,
gave (Jooso Inko Valley, partly in Mo-dm-
and partly In Lake County, a
glowing write-up. In npoaking of the
farms he ald :
"On every band were evidences of
thrift, prosx-rlty and good taste.
Beautiful farm houses, many of them
iiite pretentious, and abining with
new paint, have replaced the cabins of
pioneer days. New and comodioint
barmi were everywhere iuen, while the
ImmeuHe rleks of hay gave asauranco
that the hundreds of cattle and horsen
were amply provided for. Shade trees
and orchardM surrounded the farm
Iioiisch lending additional charm to the
quiet, prosperous scene. "
Of I'lne Cre-k and Iakevicw Mr.
Thoiiipsou said :
"We passed through New l'ine ('reek
without a stop. Tlie town, half iu Cal
ifornia and half in Oregon, has grown
U-yoiid our comprehension. From a
stage station it has grown to a thriv
ing village, with stores, drug stores
and livery stables.
We reached Ijiikeview at (Jrlid and re
ceived a hearty welcomo from our old
friend, F. 1. Light, landlord and
manager of the town's chief hostelry
tho Hotel Ijakcview. This is the most
commodious, best arranged and Wst
conducted hotel in the nort hern coun
try and is indeed a credit to the en
terprising and public spirited citizens
On every hand tho samo pride and
I public hpirit manifested itself. Iirick
and concrete buildings have replaced
the old mmshaklo structures of the
long ago. Stores, drug stores, and
even saloons presented a neat and at
tractive appearance. All were neat and
arranged in the Ut of taste present
ing in fact, a citylled air."
Mrs. William Harvey was hostess at
a very enjoyable whist party last Sat
urday afternoon. Ireland was repre
sented iu all the appointments; the
dainty score cards were four leafed
shamrocks, with a bunch of real Irish
heather tied ill tho center with green
ribbon. Tiie first prize was a beauti
ful green china bet, won by Mr. CO.
Met.ker, the consolation prize was a
handsome pale green powder box,
with cover in cameo design, won by
Mrs. V. A. Massiugill. Tbo second
consolation, the honor of drinking out
of an Irish cup 'J00 years old, brought
over by Mrs. Harvey, from her trip
abroad last year, vaa won by Mrs.
Tho hostess, and u number of the
guests, were dressed iu green. At
five oclock the last game was played
and delicious refreshments were serv
ed at toto a teto tables. All present
report n "jolly good time." Those
present were Mrs. V. I Snelliug,
Mrs. Chas. I'liibaeli, Mrs. Jonas Nor
in, Mrs. W. II. Shirk, Mrs. J. N.
Watson, Mrs. V. A. Massingill, Mrs.
F. M. Miller, Mrs. W M. Harvey
Mrs. V. Ii. lloyd, Mrs. Leo lieall,
Mrs. Harry Itailey, Mrs. 0. O. Metz
ker, Miss Snelliug, Miss Hall, and
Bank Officers Re-elected.
The stockholders of tho First Nat
ional Hank of Lake view hold their
annual meeting on tho Otb, when tho
following oillcers wero ro-electeil: W.
H. Shirk, president; II. A. lirattaiu,
Vico president ; S. O Cresslor, Cash
ier, Dick J. Wilcox, Assistant cash
ier. Directors : W. II. Shirk, W. T.
Cressler, J. II. Hotcbkiss, II. A. llrut
talu, S. P. Moss, S. O. Cressler, Dick
Tho stockholders of tho Lako Coun
ty Loan & Savings Hank also bold
their annual mooting tho snrao day
and elected the oillcera and directors:
W. II. Shirk, prosldonti II. A. Urat
tain,' Vloo-proaldouti 8. O. Cressler,
Secretary ; Dick J Wilcox, assistant
secretary. The aame diroctors were
elected for tho Loan &. Savings Hank
as were elected for tbe First National
FIERCE BATTLE WITH
THE WARY RABBITS.
Lakeview Sportsmen Make Big Haul on the
West Side Last Sunday 478 Killed.
Last Sunday was a galla day for a
nbort dozen of Lakevlew gunsnen.
A crowd wan made np out of tbe tost
shot In town to go to the Went Sidi .
to shoot rabbits, choosing up nides be
fore the start, and the side making
tho smallest ncore was to pay for a sup
per at the Palace restaurant, Walter
Dyer and Lee Iteall chose np. The
personnel appearing an follows: Wal
ter Dyer, W. R. Steel, W. It. Hoyd
and Loreu Itailey, On the other nldo
wer, Leo lieall, Harry Ilailey, A. L.
Thornton, Henry Funk and Dr. K. H.
Smith, lioall's aide having' the ad
vantage over Dyer of one man. Tho
start from town was made at 8 oclock
sharp. It. T. Stripliii and Albert Dent
acting as engineers on tho'' transports
which consisted of two sleighs.
The armies embarked near the Fish
er place-on Drews Creek and sfiort'.y
after the halt roar of field guns made
music for the scurrying long. -ears.
As a means of keeping tally tho scalps -of
tho rabbits wero taken. J. W.
Fisher prepared a dinner for tbe hu'jt- j
it, and when it was announced tl at '
the meal was ready, great was ihe'
rush to see who would be first to the j
festive board. ' 1
After dinner one of tho best, they
hail ever ate another charge was made
on the enemy which kept up till time
to start to town, arriving here about
Th score stood as follows:
Dyer M Ik-all 4.1
Steele 43 Youut 48
lloyd HO Thornton M
Ilailey 00 Funk tl
Tbo day's stunts were: Ik-all, iu
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THE BRIDGE OF SIGHS, VENICE.
One of the sights of Venice is the Hririge of Sighs, which spans the Itlo
delta Paglla and connects the ducal palace with tho prisons. It is over 300
years old and has two passages through which prisoners were led for trial or
Judgment. A bridge of similar design and bearing the same name connects
the Tombs prisou with the criminal courts building In New York.
Decisions of local Office Affirmed.
Tho Commissioner of tho (leneral
Laud ofilco all inns the decision of
tho Land ofilco at Lakeview in two re
cent contest notices; that of Fred L.
Allen vs. Asn Wayuo Lindsay, involv
ing Desert Entry No. 3o9, for the
NF.J,NE1, sec. 11, and EJ, E, sec. 2,
and NW'i, NWJ, and SWJ, NWJ, sec.
1, towuship 40, S., R. 311, II, W. M.
Decision of tbp local laud otllce ren
dered July 1, 1905, In favor of Contes
Also tbo contest caso of Harry Rob
erts vs. Harry Rlggs, involving Home
stead Eutry No. 159, for the S.JNWJ
aud oflots 3, 4, and 5, in sec. 14, town
ship 8.. Ii. 24 E., W. M. Decis
ion of the local otllco reudered July
1, 1905, iu favor of Coutostoo.
trying to "beat tbe other boys" on
the way to dinner, ran his team into
a ditch, standing both horses on their
heads, while Lee himself lay across
the double-tree, his head and feet
playing tit-for tat with tbe horses'
heels an they ran through the high
Smith's heroic feat la rescuing lieall
from a (erilous situation.
Dyer's mathematical expertoess in
counting up the days death role and
paying for the supper.
Stoele's throwing his gun down and
chasing a crippled rabbit for a mile,
only to find that it had been scalped.
Funk was seen to take a lot of scalps
away from a small boy w ho was hunt
ing rabbits for hog feed.
Thornton found several rabbits fast
in a wire fence dead since last fall
but their scalps looked good to him.
Vount being acquainted, knew where
some pet rabbits were kept, which be
fore that day wore flue scalps.
Hailey sniped several scalps from
Thorutou, while the latter was reach
ing for a sick rabbit down a badger
Hoyd was accused by some of those
who had fewer scalps, of takiug two
scalps from each rabbit.
Dyer and Ik-all, captains, did the
figuring. Dyer was very quick in fig
ures and when be announced that his
side was tjeateu by 20 audwould pay
for the supper Ik-all was easily con
vinced but the next day a more care
ful compilation of figures showed that
there had been a tie, each 6$do hav
ing 2.'i0 scalps.
A crowd will probably go out again
next Sunday and try for honors.
Pioneer of Modoc Dead.
Mrs. M. E. Ilonncr, died last Wed
nesday at the home of ber sou, Tax
Collector J. Todd llonner, in Alturas.
The cause of ber sickness and death
secerned to be general breaking down.
Mrs. liouner has been in poor health
for the past year, and about a mouth
ago she was 'brought here from her
home near Willow Ranch.
Mrs. liouuer was 02 years of age at
the time of her death, and leaves four
sous, J. Todd, Walter, Lester and
Win. liouuer, aud a large number of
friends, to mourn their loss. She was
one of the early pioueers of Goose
Lake V alloy, aud was respected as a
klud aud loving mother, and a friend
to lie proud of.
The remain wera taken to New Pine
Creek for Interrment beside her has
band, who preceeded her several years
to the grave. Tbe fnneral took place
at New Pino Creek last Thursday.
The services were conducted by Rev.
J. II. Howard of Lakevlew. We join
with Ute many friends of the bereaved
sons, In extending heart felt sympathy.
Reaching for the Coast.
Readers of Tbe Examiner will re
member a few weeks ago an Item ap
pearing in these columns to tbe effect
that a movement was on foot for tbe
construction of a railroad from Eur
eka, California to Casper, Wyoming,
with branch lines, backed by suffi
cient capital to push the road to com
pletion in three years. The main line
to pass through Lakeview.
The following dispatch from Eureka
appeared in the Oregonian of the 8th.
F. L. Evans, a civil engineer, claim
ing to be backed ly one of the trans
continental railroad magnates, . has
proposed to build a railroad from
Eureka east to Casper, Wyo., there to
connect With four lines. He comes
before Humholt people asking a guar
antee bonus of 2120,000 in the event
that the road is completed within
three years. The proposed route Is
from Eureka, the terminus, to Delta
Trinity River, striking Pitt Rier, fol
lowing that stream through the Sierra
Nevada Mountains, touching Alturas
thence to Lakevlew and Vole, in Ore
gon, thence through Southern Idaho
and to Casper, Wyo. The distance of
the direct line is 1100 miles, and with
spurs and branches 1800 miles."
Nob Expected to Live.
A. W. Manring received a letter from
a doctor in the San Barnidioo, Calif.,
hospital, stating that a man named W.
R. Bond was brought there for treat
ment for a broken hip, which injury
he received while assisting some va
queros in roping wild horses in a cor
ral. The letter stated that Mr. Bond
wrs out of funds and asked to be ad
vised as to the possibility ofjhim get
ting financial assistance from here.
Mr. Manring sent him some money,
and received a telegram later stating
Mr. Bond's chances for recovery were
very slim. Mr. Bond is an old timer
in Lake county, having resided iu
Warner valley for many years, where
he still owns a ranch, leased by his
nephew, E. E. Boud. Mr. Bond's
many frieuds in this county will be
pained to learn of his misfortune, and
hope for his recovery.
May Irrigate Malheur.
It begins to look now like Oregon
would, after all, receive some benefit
from the- immense reclamation fund
that the state has contributed to so
liberally. The following annuonce
meut from Washington impresses one
with the belief that the Malheur pro
ject is not dead yet :
"Director Walcott, of the reclama
tion service, has recommended to the
secretary of the interior that wagon
grant lauds be excluded from the Mal
heur irrigation broject and that the
work be commenced at once. This
leaves 20,000 acres to be reclaimed at
a cost of 800,000. It is expected that
Secretary Hitchcock will follow the
recommendation. Twenty-three thous
and acres of land in Oregon were
withdrawn for use iu the Malheur
project ou the 3rd of this" month."
Finds Mine in Ashland.
John T. Maupih has opened up a
quartz ledge ou his residence and or
chard property ou Montana street
lately bought by him aud which is
known as the O. II. Blount place.
The ledge matter is about 7 feet
thick aud appears to be a normal vein
formation. Assays have beeu obtain
ed of from $10 to 12 per ton, which
indicates a paying property. Mr.
Maupiu will make such explorations
as may bo necessary to show the sub
stantial character of the find. Ash
Mr.Manpin's Lake County friends
will lie glad to hoar of this bit of good
fortune thut has come to a former
Lake couuty man. Johu Maupiu has
resided iu Warner Valley for many
years, until lust summer, he went to
Representative Kuhu, of California,
has introduced a bill in Congress ap
propriating 1,00,000, for the celebra
tion of the 400th anniversary of the
discovrey of the Pacific Ocean, by
Balboa, by holding an international
exposition at San Francisco in 1913.
An intended feature of the exposition
is an immeuse naval review of the
ships of all natious, on Sept. 25, the
day when Balboa first saw the Pacific.
Announces His Plat-'
form this Week.
HE IS A LIFE-IONG REPUBLICAN
Promineut Man in Baker City,
Havlnjr Been Elected May
or Several Times.
Mr, C. A. Johns, of Baker City, Re
publican candidate for Governor, was
born in Jackson county, Missouri on
June 25, 1857; came to Oregon in Dec
emlter following year and has been
here ever since. He received early
education in the public schools at
Scio. Linn county; Was admitted to
the bar in 1881 and commenced to
practice law at Dallas, Oregon. Served
ascounty judge of Polk County by
appointment. He moved -to Baker
City in 1888, where be has since resid
ed. He is an attorney by profession,
has never held a political office. Was
formerly twice mayor of Baker City
and is the present mayor, having been
elected by the bigest majority any one
ever received for the office. Is serv
ing fourth consecutive term as School
Director and received every vote cast
at the lost election. No person has
stronger home endorsement.
Following are Mr. John's beliefs as
to state government and tbe platform
npon which he announces his candi
dacy : The affairs of state should be
conducted with a high sense of honor
and on sound business principles and
a broad plane of equality, and to that
end there should be a watchful care
and vigilance over every department.
The high and the low, the rich and
the poor should receive the same cour
teous treatment. The laboring man
has tbe same right to be heard as tbo
railway magnate or the millionaire.
The state school fond should be
treated as sacred, and there should be
no juggling with school lands. A law
should be enacted, preventing specu
lation in, or the sale or assignment of
school land certificates. The Land
Agent should not be allowed to have
any favorites, or speulate through
knowledge obtained by virtue of
office ;. There should be no adjuncts
to or around this office and it should
always be above suspicion.
All kinds of property, including
franchises, should be required to pay
a just and reasonable tax, and express
and similar companies should pay a
tax ou their gross earnings in the
A law should provide for a State
Bank Examiner with conservative
The primary law was enacted by a
vote of a large majority of the people
and is entitled to, and should be giv
en, a fair trial aud should be repre
sented both as to its meaning and in
tent. From sentiment aud conviction, I
stand with President Roosevelt ou the
labor question, and am in thorough
accord with him on tbe question of
I am a firm believer iu, and an ar
dent supporter of, our public school
system, I favor liberal fupport to, and
a high standard of education ; and
with rare exceptions think our own
boys aud girls should be educated
w ithin the state of Oregon.
If successful, in my' administration
the needs aud wishes of the peopla
will be tho only "boss" aud the only
"machine," and there will be no
"favorites" aud nobody will have a
"pull' aud I will give the state an
houest, clean, conscientious aud vig
ilaut administration, "of the people,
by the people and for the people."
Charles A. Johns.
Readvertisement Not Necessary.
A new ruling of the general land
office requiriug suplimentary evldenco
in cases of final proof on timber and
stone lauds where witnesses had not
visited the land immediately proceed
ing giving testimony, caused some un
easiness ou the part of applicants for
The situation, however, is not so
alarming, as re-adertisement is not
necessary in such cases, nor is it nec
essary to use the same witnesses, any
two witnesses, who have been on tho
ground at a stated receut date will