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LAKE VIEW, LAKE COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, !K)7.
THE STRIKE III
Small Makes General Call
Por all Operators.
SITUATION IN PORTLAND MUD.
Few of the Operators (lone Buck
to Work, Many lJac hilled
by Non-Union Hen.
Thu Ttdegraphiint' ktrlk In Id full
LliiHt nil over thu United Slates. Hoth
the Western Union Mini the Postal
Telegraph companies are operating,
some plants being tilled by noil-union
men, and In aoine hiataiiccs utrikem
have gona dark to work. Thn sltua
tlou In a long way from satisfactory,
tint a limited amount of IhikIiiphk In
transacted. In Portland the Oregon I
an give the following concerning lo
rn) conditions :
"Two tin Inn operators deserted tho
strikers and returned to tho employ
of the Western Union.
wtrlklnn teligrnpthern prepare for
long fl u tit hy providing lodging ami
arranging iid hIh for their improvident
Manager Diiiuars, of WckIitu Union,
instructed not to rt'liiMtutu uny morn
of thn striking operators.
Federated Trade Council instructs
executive board to confer with tho
trik Ing tolergnphors and lind every
possible artHistaiice to them. Thu
commercial telcgraphder arrange to
Ixvonio iillllintiid with tho American
Federation of Lulior.
Mayor Lano aii'nlid to try Manager
Dtiiniir for protection of Western
Union nieHHWiuet " in delivering uitta
itk'OH. Hot h Western Union ami Post!
com panicgH continue to handle Pad
He Coast tine iu4Hri, hut hitstcru ser
vice i Hi-rioiiNly interrupted."
Surveyor at Work.
Tho Uoilding Searchlight says a par
ty of sixty surveyrs are at Kail River
work lug down tho l'it towaidn I U'l
ding. 'J'hey cuino down from Oregon,
ami are doubtless a part of tho name
foi nv wit-king north of this place,
Mr. Shaw, the cuginecr in charge of
the latter party, informed Dr. Risdon
last week thu' he hal secured u one
half of one per cent (trade from thu
Oregon Shoi I Line to (loose Lake,
ami from all data at haud ho wim snt
istled this grade could do inaliitaiued.
Thin would give the road n big advan
tage over any other trans continental
lino yet constructed. It la evident
that llarriinan intends shutting out
tho Western Pacific Alturas Pluiu
doaler. Just a Visit.
It Hootua to lio tho impression of u
groat many people and some of tho
newspapers iu this section of tho
country that George Wingfleld in here
to investigate and invest in tho Lake
county mines. So far an wo know Mr.
Wiiigflold has i-ot made any preten
tioua at iiivcntigatiug tho tnineH or in
vested any money. In fact ho told
Tho KMiuiiner that lie did not intend
to make any invent Ration. When
told that pooplo were curious about
his visit hole, ho said: "Well, they
must know that every man has a heart.
I am Kind to ho iu my old homo and
among the people 1 played with when
a boy. 1 have had a good time here."
It would lie an Injustice to George
to question his announced motive for
coming to Lake view. He was raised
here, has a mother, one muter and a
brother here, and many fiieuds. He
has not visited Lake view for about
four years j ho has pl.uity of money
and can nllord to go wherever he
wants to and thu Idea that nothing
but a business proposition would in
duce, a wholu Honied fellow like Goorge
to visit his old homo, his relatives
and his friends is preposterous. We
are not saying that, ho would not con
sider a business proposition if a good
0110 howud up, but wo take his word
for tho motive for his visit and do
not think strange that tho desiru to
bo among fiiouds and relatives and
look upon tho scenes of his boyhood
days is iusitlllciunt to Impel uny man
with plenty of moans to lake a trip
like he has taken. Ho mado thu ruu
ui hero iu two days and will go back
iu two. He could do it iu one if he
was in it hurry. Ho has spent many
dnyd walking about town and Riving
hid friends unto rides. Wo believe
George Is here because he likes his old
ho.no aud friends.
Alleged Partnar In Crime of the "Mur
der Machine," Harry Orchard.
According to the utory told on th
wit in- stand by I lurry Orchnrd In the
Haywood trlnl In Idnh-i one of hie prin
cipal partner In rrlmo wan Hteve
A ilmn, and tho hitter In alleged to
have made n ciiifeiHli)n, which he
afterward repudiated. The promjcutlon
produced AdnniH In court In order that
Orchnrd mlKht Identify him an the man
who, hv alleged, hud tteen saslgned by
thn "Inner circle" of the Western Fed
eration of Miner to help "get" Ilrodley
Iu Han FrniiclMco. Adiiin Klared an-
(frlly at Orchard when the two facd
each other Iu court. AcconlliiK to Or
chard' testimony AdimiM wan Kent tu
Kan FranclHco by Hiivwixxl to kill
liradley, but K't Into trouble In I'tuh
and teleKruphed IlnyuiMHl at I leaver
a.iklntf hlui for The testluiouy
relating to this alleeil episode formed
au liuportanl part of the pro; ram me of
the pronecutlon In the effort to link
Orchard' rrlnie with Ita.vo.,J, Moy
r and I'ettlbone.
The mlllloiialre before tilllni; hi Ink
well dropped In two or three old pena
and poured the wrltiiiK lluld Umiu
them. "Thu," he said, "I practice pen
economy, proloiiKlntC three or four
time the life of all my pen You see,
the corronlvo power of the Ink. which
U ImmeiiHply Htronn, vents Itself on
the old pens kept In the well and has
little or no atrentrth left wherewith to
attack the pen 1 hnve In use." I'bll e
There is considerable wrangling
over the Klamath Reclamation project
that seems likely yet to result in pplit
and curtailment of tli, work contem
plated at the beginning. It aeenia
that at thn outset tho management
was put iu the haudH of au organiza
tion of tho landowners called thu
Water Users Association. The organ
ization was elfected, otllceis elected,
some of wbk:h wero to draw large tsnl
arioH. and the work of taking what
has proven to lie mortagea on the
furuiH, proceeded with. Landowners
rushed in aud aigued up coutrarts
that did not specify any time or price
for delivering water. Now tho laud
owners are tired of waiting for the
government aud cannot gut any satia
f action as to when work will com
mence ou some parts of the project.
It seams that all the efforts have been
put forth in the vicinity of Klamath
Falls iu order to keep the pay roll
there aud center everything at that
point, leaving other parts of the pro
ject dormant. The farmers abandoned
all private irrigation projects and
have been paying thiir assessments
and waiting for operation, but noth
ing is doing, except that the high sal
aried ofilcers of the association con
tinue to collect their salary aud the
farmers coutluue to pay. They have
plasters on their laud that stick like
mortagages aud the Association seems
to bo in debt, aud they are iu a
pickle. Tho bonanza bulletin 'says
the government has annexed an obli
gation that is impossible for the far
mers to till aud no work will bo doue
till they come to time. The govern
ment usks that U5 per ceut of tho laud
be tdguod up. Those who have not
signed see what u tlx others have got
ten themselves iuto by signing thu
contracts and they u ont sign up, so
there they are.
Wo understand that Jack Simmons,
a former I'aisely boy, sou of John
Simmons of tho Hotel Lukeviow bar,
is to bo married at San Mateo about
September first. The many friends of
Jack will be glad to luain of hid good
LAKE COUNTY AT
People Coming Here From All Over the
Country to Locate.
Mi. James llurke, aud Dr. J. L.
Holm berg, of Minneapolis, and Dr. C.
K. Hweet and wife, of Mlnot, North
Dakota, arrived iu L&kevlew last
week and are looking over the country
with a view to investing money iu
some of Iake county' rich lands. Mr.
llurke I agent for the Hunter Land
Co., of Minneapolis, which Company
now own the toad grant laud in this
country. Tho other two gentlemen
are dentlid. Mr. Sweet's wifo accom
panies her husb iiid on a pleasure trip.
it I rumored that the dentists are.
negotiating for property on the West
Side, but the deal not having been
closed, nothing authentic has beeu
given out for publication.
Mr. liuike inform u that the Hun
ter Iiid Co. has aeriounly considered
the proposition of colonizing their
laud in this county but certain obsti
cles are in the way, the greateKt being
that of the land lying in detached
tracts. They have been on the go
ever since their arrival here, having
visited Warner valley, the Went Side
Savings Bank at Klamath.
The First Trust aud Savings Hank
of Klamath Falls, organized under u
State charter, will tie ready for bus
iness on or about October I. It will
be conducted in connection aith the
First National liank, and iu fact be a
part of that institution, although
transacting it business separate aud
apart from the parent institution. The
vapitulization will tie 2o0 shares of the
par value of 1100 each, aud the incor
porators are: U. W. White, J. W.
Siemens, George T. Baldwin, George
R. Dudley, Goorge l Lindley, W. I.
Vawter and K. Douton. The capital
stock of the new institution is the
same as that of the First National,
and each stockholder holds the same
number of shares in both institutions.
It is understood that G. W. White
will be president of the Trust depart
ment aud that Capt. J. W. Siemens
w ill bo cashier. Klamath Falls Herald.
The Klamath Falls Express is au
thority for a hinti kick at the progress
beintf made on the government irriga
tion scheme over in Klamath county.
One Mr. Heuney, who holds consider
able power iu his hands and imagined
he id tho wholo thing is severely crit
icised by tho Express.
tine hundred business men of Brook
lyn, New York, w ill visit Portland on
CHINESE MURDERER UEIIEADEI).
PHOTO BY L. L. HOPKINS, SHANGHAI.
and other sections i-f the county.
They aeem to like the looks of the
country and will doubtless invest
We understand that Mr. Burke has
form 75 to 100 prospective settlers in
terested In this country, that will be
here before long.
The time has come when Lake coun
ty is going to settle up iu spite of all
opposition from those whose Id teres ta
are best served by non-settlement.
The absence of a railroad, no doubt,
keeps many people from coming here
who would otherwise come, but even
the hardships of a 100 mile stage ride
do uot keep all of them away. People
who are accustomed to riding on rail
roads regard a stage i ide as too peril
ous to undertake. Yet there are
others who are w illing to brave the
imaginary hardships and after making
the trip find that it is far from being
a "perilous ride." Once bere, a
glance over the country assures them
that they have reached the "garden
spot of the world."
Settlers Will Oct Lett.
Tho Register bere and now makes
two predictions with regard to the
Southern Pacific land grant in Oregon
whereby it is sought to compel the
company to dispose of its 3,000,000
acres held under the grant, to settlers
at t2.ro per acre. One prediction is
that uot a settler who has made a til
ing will get the land, and the other is
that all the lands of any value held by
the company under Ibis grant will be
disposed of in one way or another be
foie the government takes action iu
the matter. About the only purpose
served by this agitation will be the
be tie (its derived by the state in get
ting these three million acres into the
bauds of milling companies and spec
ulators, with nut even a "look-in"
for the ?2.50 settler. Eugene Register.
Beef Moving In Klamath.
L. Gerber started the first bunch of
cattle to the railroad statiou last Sat
urday. The drove ia made up of 325
haad and was started from Horse Fly
valley for Montague.
Mr. Gerber states that the best
steers are uow bringing about six
cents and that cows are bringing four
aud a half aud five cents. He says
about 10,000 head of beef will lie driv
en out of Klamath couuty before next
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"MARSE HENRY'S" IDEAS.
Guesting About Colonel Watteraon'
Candidate for President.
Colonel Henry Watteraon. who got
back from a Kuropean trip not long
ago, hn been keeping the public guena-
Ing aliout the candidate for the Demo
cratic presidential nomination be say
he hn up hi sleeve. Speculation as to
who this candidate may be haa been
successfully baffled up to date. The
rhetorical power poKecd by "Marae
Henry" make him popular as a speak
er at the commencement season, and
he was called on to deliver the address
to the graduate of Indiana university
at Bloomlngton, Ind. While waiting to
go on the platform to make thla ad
dre he gave an Interview to a report-
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er of the Indianapolis Star, describing
the picture of his candidate In the fol
My candidate doe not live east of the
Alleghenle or south of the Potomac.
He 1 a young man, but he haa won hi
He haa demonstrated hi wonderful vote
Setting; powers at the polls.
He la a man of the people the common
He 1 lfke Abraham Lincoln, but ha
won more honor than Lincoln had up to
the time he wa nominated for president.
He would be acceptable to every faction
In the Democratic party.
On publication of this puzzle picture
the Star obtained guesses from Demo
crats all over the country aud espe
cially In the middle west as to the
Identity of Colonel Watterson's candi
date. Some guessed Governor Joseph
W. Folk of Missouri, others Governor
John A. Johnson of Minnesota and still
others Mayor Tom L. Johnson of
i Cleveland and ex-Governor David R.
Francis of Missouri.
Colonel Wntterson, who was sixty
seven In February last. Is as vigorous
physically and mentally as ever. Ills
hair and beard have whitened, but he
shows uo trace of baldness. He still
holds t3 the little dab of whiskers on
his lower lip that has become so fa
miliar as a part of his facial appear
ance. Though Colonel Watterson serv
ed In the Confederate army, he has
stood since the civil war for a policy
of conciliation between the once war
ring sections. Is a strong admirer of
the character of Abraham Lincoln and
has written a life of the great emanci
pator which Is considered one of the
best works on the subject.
rockefeller's Father In Exile.
John D. Rockefellers' father is sup
posed to be living, at the age of 91
years, but where, nobody seems to
know. It is chargod that Johu D. is
keeping bis father iu hiding for per
sonal interests. A brother of the
richest uiau in the world is quoted
as saying: "My father is alive and
well. He is dependent upou uo man.
He would scorn the proffer of finan
cial aid from John D. and would not
take it fiom me. He has means of
bis owu, ample for his needs. But
there is a reason why I cannot at this
time tell you where be ia. In a few
weekd or months I will be ready to
tell a story that will amaze and borify
the whole world. The time will soon
come when I can safely speak. Then
it will not be safe for John I), to ap
pear upon the streets of any American
city He would be stoned by the
people. He is a monster, merciless
iu his greed, pitiless in his cold, in
human passious. He is not a human
Best Crops for Years.
There is a good crop of grain on the
old Sol. Hauiniersley ranch 6 uiilea
west of town, where a crop has not
been planted for several yeurs, until
Mr. Port wood bought the place last
fall aud put iu a crop. It is consid
ered oue of the dryest ranches iu Lake
county, yet there is a good ciop of
barley here aud a patch of rye thut
stood five feet high before it wad cut
a few days ago. Mr. Portwood told
the place recently.
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News Notes Clipped From
FIASHES OVER THE WIRELESS.
A Littl? of everything From a
Kail road Wreck to Po
Criminal and civil proceeding
agaiost all persons concerned in the
fraudulent transactions in Connection
with the construction and farniebing
of Pennsylvania's $13,000,000 capital
is recommended in tbe final report of
the Capital Investigation Commission
made to Governor Stuart. Eighteen
persona are Darned in the report as
being involved, and tbe Attorney
General, through tbe Governor, is
urged to act at once.
A machine bas been invented, so it
is claimed, that will send telegraph
messages without the aid of an oper
ator. Tbe big telegraph companies
are investigating tbe new machine.
The Lewis Glass bribery case is
again on trial. It did not take long
to secure a new jury to try the case
the second time. Ileoey and Delmaa
are fighting it oat on legal grounds.
A desperate convict named Jake
Openbiemer, sawed bis way oat of
bis cell in tbe San Quinton penitentia
ry a few days ago. He was closely
guarded and it is a mystery how be
secured tbe saw.
A Burlington passenger wreck on
tbe Missouri line near Kansas City
killed one pascenge and injured sev
Another great fair has proved a
financial failure. Uncle Sam loaned
tbe Jamestown Exposition commission
$1,000,000, and is now unable to get bis
money back. Assistant Secretary of
tbe Treasury Edwards may be gate
keeper until tbe government gets its
It is almost assured now that Chica
go will be the place chosen to bold the
National Democratic convention ia
Hon. William II. Taft, Republican
candidate for president, will speak in
Portland Sept. 6tb.
Tbe question of how far the Nation
al government should go in the con
trol of the public lands is recognized
as one of tbe leading questions to be
discussed at the American Irrigation
congress to meet at Sacramento on
Septembei 2 to 7.
Wm. Ilodson, C. P. True and May
Ingram are expected here from Med
ford this week,. Tbe party will ar
rive in automobiles. They spent a
few days in Klamath Falls, and after
visiting Lakeview, they will return to
Medford by way of Crater Lake.
The Lake correspondent to the Sil
ver Lake Leader says that the O. E.
Ry. Co's. surveying party under the
management of F. 13. Robison, chief
engineer, finished the survey between
Lake aud Summer Lake Sunday, and
will continue the survey to Lakeview.
In the matter of tbe sheriff's sale of
real property in the case of Schlecht
vs Schlecht, iu which 100 acres of
land in township 20, range 13 was to
have been sold under execution last
Saturday, George Schlecht satisfied
the judgment and the property was
Mr. Liuville, a son of our townsman
G. Liuville, was in Lakeview last
week selling stock in au oil proposi
tion near Can by, Modoo county. Tbe
discovery of oil in Modoc couuty, is
a new thing, aud it is hoped that our
neighbor couuty will prove to be an
This has beeu oue of tbe most pros
perous years in the history of tbe
church. Every obligation in a finan
cial way haa beeu met including $250.
old debt, and $250. (X) for improve
ment of the property.
George Jamuierthal bought the 100
acres of laud iu township 20, range 12,
sold at Sheriff's salo last Saturday to
satisfy a judgment secured against J.
S. ftmith by D. E. Templetou and Is
sued out of the circuit court last
Steve Gaylord hud sold hid black'
smith shop at Paisley to Henderson,
Bros., who will take charge at once.
Silver Lake Leader.