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VOL. XXXII LAKKVIKW, LA K K COUNTY, OKKCON, JANUARY 2C, I9ll. NO. 4
THE EXAMINER IS THE OFFICIAL RARER OF LAKE COUNTY
NOTHING DOING IN I'lll
Hill Lines In Central Oregon Held
In Abeyance for Present
LOOKS LIKE N. C. 0.
Development of (loose Lake Valley Mas Reached
Stae When Rail Connection 1 5 Necessary
Before Purther Progress Can Be Made
Now that definite aniiouiKTincnl that the Hill pro
jects in Central Oregon are to he held in aheyanee, and
that no extension of the Oregon Trunk south or east of
Hend is to be built during KU1, it looks as if this section
is to be abandoned by the "Knipire Builder" and turned
over to the mercies of the Ilarriuian interests. As an
nounced in the Kxatnincr last week, Hill has sold his riht
of way in the Malheur Canyon to the Harriman people,
and possibly the next announcement will be that a traffic
agreement has bcc.i entered
liii Mcilfiinl lliii" "v. r the S
I.. V, .ill lii-rn
I'acitlc truck between U.-ml and thei
point of JumlloM i"'ir Klamath
Aerify. The lllll mirvey lift wctn j
thofi twil poliitH In-ipieiitly rroHHii
tlu Soullu ru I'li. illr Mirvey, Just mm h j
tlm I Ii-hi'IiiiIi-m Ihii'. iiml it ,
,, I i ,i,... t...
1U IMI Drill V llllllll N I I II II I lllll L ,11.
Linnet king refuse to r.n. tl.roul.
i..,.i.:.p I.., el, . omlll.onH.
If..laltvi. t III' llllllVH t lilt 1 orthiu.l
'IVIgrnui 'n tti I mm the following:
Hut two of (he b'g ilill const run
lion project In Oregon go on the lint
f..r heaw nrk during 1011. Kxten-
Twenty-first District Rec
ognized as Being
This Legislative tiistilct is certain
ly ou tli map when It comes to
recognition by l'resldeut Helling and
Speaker Husk, an Is sbowu by their
committee appointments. Senator
Merryman is chairman of the corn
mlttoe on Claims ami hIho a member
of tbe Federal and Irrigation coin
mittens. lu the House Or. llelkuap
la ohairman of the Comutlttes ou
Medicine und Pharmacy and a me al
ter of the committee ou Kduoatlon.
While Kapresoulative Tbompaou was
aol assigued to auy ohuiriuausbip,
yet ba baa a plaoe cu uutrerous Im
portant oommitteea, being a member
of the Juditalnry, Irrigation, i'ublio
Lauds, Railwaya and Transportation,
aud Rules and Joint Rules, tire iu
Among the blilH Introduced by
Representative Thompson are the fol
Authorizing tbe Kherilf of Lake
Couuty to appoint a deputy.
Providing for transfor of real piop
erty bv married persons during lu
sanity of spouse.
Reduolug penalty fr-r public otllolal
for failuie promptly to turn over
Relating to terms of Circuit Court
in tbia district and fixing tbe salaries
of Judge aud court otlloers.
Mauy bill have beeu introduced lu
both Houses, caverlug almost every
thing nun can imagine. Hauator
Merryman Is deeply interested la a
revision of the Huh aud game laws, aa
that sport is beuouilog a very valu
able asset of Klamath.
Tbe bill to make October IS Colum
bus Day was oue of tbe Urst to meet
Best Nursery Stock
We beg to say tbat we are now tak
ing orders fur nursery stock for
Spring Delivery from the Albany
Nurseries, the very best for thls
locality. ',. " j'y k&'&til
All classes offruit'aud oruameutal
took on baud. ' ' -.Z
Have your orders for us.
K. It. Patob, Agent,
UO-2 li. B. Alger, Salesman.
OH NOTHING AT ALL
into, whereby Hill will reach
i mil II OI m wrrauu
Trunk from Uend
lo KlHiiiath Falls, building ou the
proponed Hue from a point uear Bend
into Harney Valley. extrusion of the
1'aclUo A Eastern from Butte
across the Cascade range to a
nectlno with the Oregen Trunk, and
a sni'Pused east-west Hue across ihn
i prneDt at leant.
In abeyance for
Tbe two favored
will be the United Hallway
which will be computed fro n
! its present term iuiih to Tillamook as
fsst as the work can be done eeonom
ontlnued on eighth )ome
A NARROW ESCAPE
Sinks In Snowdrift and
Unable to Extricate
Klmer Keene came in from his
homestead uear illy last week, aud
tells au Interesting story of au exper
ience be bad there just Lefore leav
ing It seems that (be snow had
drifted to a height of about fifteen
feet or ho a little ways from his
cabin. Klmer started across the drift
anJ bad uot proceeded very far when
be struck a very soft place and sank
to a depth of about twelve feet, lie
was uuable to climb out, and as there
whs oo oue In the immediate vicinity
was obliged to remain in a standiait
position for thirty six hours. Earl
ifamaker, a trapper wbo bas a home
stead in that vicinity, happeued
alnutf at the end of that tlir.e aud dis
covered Klmer'a predicament. He
managed to not bin) out of the drift
aud down to lily, from whloh place
Klmer lost oo time iu bustling to
town, tils feet were badly frozeu,
but aftr having been doctored up
fr a few days he Is now able to bs
about again aud appears to be uoue
the worse for bis experieuoe. He is
mighty thaukful that llamaker hap
pened aloug when he did, and states
that hereafter he will take particular
care to avoid anything resemoiing a
Blue Joint Road District
Owlug to an eiror in the descrlp-.
tlon ot the Blue Joint road dietriot,
as published last week, the following
correct boundaries of tbe district are
here given aa established by the
County Court at its last lessloo :
The boundaries of Blue Joint road
district No. 7 are as follows:
Commencing at the BV. corner of
Beo. 18 in Tp. MS. it. 21 E, Will.
Meridian lu Lake Co., State of Ore
gon, thence north a distance of about
21 miles ti) tbe (south boundary lini
of Harney Co., which ia tbe north
llue ofTpr:i3 S., It 21 E., theuoe
east to tbe east hue of township 3:1
South of lauge 28, East; tbenoe
southerly about 21 miles to the BE.
corner tof Beo. 13, Tp. 30 S., R. 28
E., thenoe la a westerly direction to
tbe point ot beginning.
LAND BOARD WILL
SETTLE OLD CASE
Warner Valley Land Liti
gation to Be Settled
Sulciii. Or,, Jim. In At a ineeungi
held by tin- Kmte Lund Board laftj
t-Vi'iiiiitf f.r I In- iiirMMU of striving t '
MIIIIC COIIcltlHIV' UIl'llTHtHlldillK In r'
ffinl to tin IIiihI m tllflni'iit ln'twii n
tlii'.Stut, tin- WHriift Vallf.v StiKk
Ciitiipmiy and the wltli rx in thn unit
tcr of coiifirinlliK the ilii-dn held by
i-uch party to 'J'i.Ixhj ncri-M of laml in
Ijjki- County, It wbh mutually nrei'd
by tlm rcpri Mi iitntlviM of the irriga
tion rotiipiiny, mid tbe wUIith and
him ti oillclaU, that each clalnwint to
ib propi-rty milnmt in writing IiIh
VlfWM and ri-i:otuiiifiulMlioi)H to tin;
Secretary of tbu State tmid Hoard
Ix'f'ire the liivWiture adjouniM, and,
at rurli time when all the matter is
prepared, another meeting be held
and a bill be drawn to apportion the
laud by act of the U'i?ilature. lu
the event the jarties InlereHted In this
valuable proerty come to Home defi
nite uiiderotaiidliii;, tbe loiit! lillKoon
In the courts ill conn to an end.
Toe blHto y of thin cane, extends
back for 12 or more yearn when the
State found that the Warner Vade.v
Slot k Company hud taken pohichhIoii
of the land without clear title while
the settler 11U0 claimed a portion of
the property. After tlloUHmids of dol-
larx were expended In lawsuitx, both
by the State and the Warner Valley
pwple, the Slate secured a prior rilit
to the land lu qucHtion, hut it wiih re
cently discovered that neveral settlers
we're entitled to bold their acreage by
c jrrect title and lu order for th State
to reliimuihli tbe ncttlers' jKirtion of
the laud, tbe riH:latnation law uiUHt
The r tuioa are still cooiiog into
this otllce from delinquent subscrib
ers, which ws are more tbu thankful
for. There's an old but true saying
that "rJvery little bit helps," and of
coursH we do not claim to be any
exception to this rule. It takes
money to inn a uewepaper tbe same
as anything else, all ot wbicb our
subscribers seem to be fully aware of
fioin the way they are paying up
back dues and placing orders for new
subscriptions for tbe preeeot year.
Let tbe good work go on, and we will
promise to do our part towards mak
ing tbe Examiner an
SLEIGHS SUCCEED TRAINS ON N.-C.-O. RY.
Line Between Alturas and Madeline Temporarily
Abandoned--First Delayed Mail Should
Arrive Tomorrow Evening
The N.-O.-O. bas temporarily aban
donee) the track between Alturas and
Madeline, and sleigbB are now in
operation between tts two points, tbe
road having beeu opened yesterday.
Tbe passengers who have been held at
Alturas during tbe past ten days left
there yesterday, aud presumably took
the train at Madeliue this morning
for Keuo. If all alaus work out, a
portlou of the delayed mall will
reach Lakevlew tomorrow eveuiug,
unless some of Uncle Sam's red tape
Aa a matter of course, niuoh com
plaint is being made over the delay
of the N.G.O. in resuming rratiio, it
being alleged tbat the company acted
! arbitrarily thereto on more thau one
000aBioo. While such mai be the
0Hse. yet it is fiosslble tbat tbe rail-
road company bumped op against un
forseen things just as tbe passengers
did. The Examiner may be a little
lenient in such oases, but it also has
its trouble, for instance the power
operating its machinery was shut off
Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday
forenoon, while this morning the
eleettlo lights were olf. Probably
tbe persona operating the plants had
muoh greater troubles which caused
tbe laok of power and lights, and so
there you are, and the world still
Tbe popular thing to do seems to
be to knock tbe N. C.-O whenever
ocoasiou offers, and therefore when
ever any one speaks a good word for
tbe "jerkwater line" it oooaaious
ELY IN AEROPLANE
LANDS ON WARSHIP
Former Resident of Lake
view Performs a Most
fcugen Ely, who is
auto bet ween here Bad
years ago, is gaining much notoriety
as a birdoian. lie took part in the
aviation meet at Ban Francisco last
week, a id performed tbe wonderful
feat f f dropping from tbe skies and
alighting upon tbe deck of I be croiser
It was the first time in history that
an airship alighted ou au ocean craff.
Cly, a jear ago, at Hampton Heads,
flew fro n tbe deck of tbe cruiser
Hirmlngham over Ave miles of water
to land, tly accomplished tbe thrill
ing and memorable feat witb tbe lat
est type of "fantail" Curtlss biplane,
especially fitted with extra wide
wings, pontooDS aud grappling hooks.
Kly lauded on tbe improvised
wooden runway on tbe after deck of
tbe croiser witb all tbe grace of a
gull, and apparently with as much
precision. Three minutes before l'J
o'clock one hour to tbe second from
time of slighting- "tbe bird" was
agiln oi tbe wing and off for the
aviation field, 12 miles away.
Ely left tbe staging on tbe battle
ship witb tbe same grace and esse as
he bad alighted an hour before
There was oo testing of tbe motor.
He simply listened for a few secotids
to convlnse bis trained ear that tbe
engine was "bitting" properly, then,
spreading bis arms as a signal, be
esiled Bway. In leavlog tbe runway
the biplane did not dip with tbe
downward incline of the approach,
but arose under his guiding band o
a height of several hundred feet, then
to thousand feet, and wioged its
way sou to ward over Hunter's Point
at a speed of CU miles an hour. In
12 minutes be alighted on Selfridge
Field, thereby completing tbe not
A dispatch from Amadee says it is
reportd there that there are probably
40,(K)0 sheep caught ou the ranges in
Nevada east of that place the moat of
which are in great danger of perieh
Ing on account of the deep suow.
Many horses and cattle ure alno Buf
fering. Many large barnn collapsed
on the ranches under the weight of
j the unut-unl snow and many head of
I Htock were lout lu thin manner.
more or less surprise. S. C. tlurrip,
on bis return home last week was
caught in two blockades, one on the
Southern PaoiUo and tbe other oo tbe
N.-O.-O. lie states tbat the treat
went afforded passeugeis ty tbe com
pany and employees of the latter
weie muoh superior to that of tbe big
conoeru, notwithstanding tbe fact
that it was roach more poorly
equipped to care for its patrons. Mr.
Burrls states tbat the mail clerk
aboatd tbe train Is entitled io very
much credit for bis efforts to make
tbe passengers as oemfurtabls as pos
sible during tbe blockade.
Agent Fullar, of tbe Consolidated
Stage Co., reoeived word at 10 o'clook
this morning that tbe railroad com
pany was unable to get any one to
bring the malls north from Madeline,
owing to bad roads, and heuce tbe
delayed'mail will not arrive here to
morrow evening as previously stated.
The Chautauqua Circle will meet at
the home ;of Miss II. Horn Monday
Itoll Call Current Events.
Subject "Plckena the llunmnltari
an," Miss Mabol Snelllng.
"Dickens Among Educators," Mra.
SynopaU ,r01d Curiosity Shop,"
MIhs Minnie Vernon.
By nopals "ltarnaby Iludge," Mlaa
Recitation, "Dickens In Camp," Miss
BLOCKADE NOT RAISED
N.-C.-O. Still Blocked Between Mad
eline and Alturas
Sleighs Rescue Passengers After a 40-Hour Siege
In Cars Blocked In Snowbank Two Engines
Sent to Rescue Also Stalled
The snow blockade on the N.-C.-O. has not been raised
as yet, and it is reported that traffic will not be resumed
before the end of the week. The train that was stalled
beyond Likely last week is still stuck in the snow,
although the passengers were taken off last Thurs
day. The company sent out sleighs and rescued the im
prisoned passengers, taking them to Likely Thursday and
to Alturas Friday. There were 17 passengers, including
three ladies and two children aboard the train, besides
15 or 20 Greeks in the employ of the company.
Tbe passengers were aboard tbe j tbe train were 8. B. Chandler, Dr. J.
blockaded train about 40 hoars before ; S. Lyons, Mis. M.Pierce, S. C. Barris
blp arrived, aud during tbe greater j and Harry Orenkel. After having
part of tbe time bad but very little to spent two nights oa tbe train they
eat a few nota and a lunch or two I started afoot for Likely, meeting the
carried by tbe lady passengers. How- j sleighs on their way in. They ezper
ever, the railroad officials sent ont j ienced no particular difficulty in
from Madeline two engines with sap- making tbe trip, although tbe snow
plies, and these reached tbe Impris
oned passengeis some 30 hoars after
tbe train was Urst stalled. Oa their
r,inm in Miftollnn th nnolnes bIdo
pot Btnek In snowdrift, where thev
got stocK in a Bnowariit, wnere
were still fast at last reports.
Among tbe Lakeview people aboard
Senatorial and Congres
sional Bees Attract
I Salem, Or., Jan. 21. In tbe past
tbe legislature of Oregon bas been tbe
training school for United States Ben
utors and congressmen, and gossips
around the oapitol are busy witb tbe
names of numerous lawmakers as
sembled here wbo are said to be will
ing and waiting for tbe call to Wash
lngton. Dan J. Matarkey, who Is practically
flour leader of the victorious pro
gieesive majority In tbe senate, is re
garded as a probable aspirant for tbe
seat of Jonathan Bourne In tbe Unit
ed States senate. In toe primary
fight a vigorous foe of tbe assembly,
be fell in line for Bowerman and
established a claim to regularity in
tbe succeeding battle.
Despite hia defeat for governor and
bis mere recent turn-down for presi
dent of the state senate, Jay Bower
man Is being talked of as a candidate
for tbe place of Bourue, whom he
tried to make aa issue ia bis disas
Another state senator suspected of
aspirations for a seat at Washington
is W. A. Dimiok of Clackamas, one ot
tbe staunch progressives. A place in
tbe lower bouse ot tbe national law
makers is said to appeal to bis Ideas.
A like honor is being suggebted for
N. J. Sinnott of Wasco, who may also
be found ia tbe congressional whirL
In tbe house of representatives east
ern Oregon alone appears to contain
tbe timber and there it is plentiful.
No less than Uve men from east of
tbe Cascades are mentioned and at
east one of these, Speaker John P.
Rusk, makes no secret of bia desires.
Eastern Oregon, with possibly two or
three oountiea west of the dividing
range, la expected to compose a dis
tuot under the new congressional
re-apportionment. In his- aspirations
to be the Urst representative of this
eeotion after the division la made,
Speaker Rusk Is likely to meet tbe
rivalry ot several men whose faoes
now look up at him dally from their
plaoea on the floor.
One ot these Is W. Lair Thompson,
who hat reoently added much to tbe
gayety of polltioal Ufa la Salem, and
NOT YET RECOVERED
was quite deep in many places.
The traio wasstallei lo a cat where
j the snow bai drifted to a depth of
i set erai reel. 1 he passengers were in
! no dalBer at time. nd 0 Onlj
rti M . t ..M.f.nm k.i..
j stuck in a snowbank, was the laok of
STILL WANT LAND
No Cessation In Demand
for Homes Under
The following applicants submitted
tilings at the local Government land
office during the week ending January
Lands In Lake County
F. A. Fitxpatrick. Sec. 9, 32-14.
Ft A. FUxpatrlck. .cec. 17, 33-19.
Charles Wilson, Sees. 13, 14. 28-15.
Dan J. MacLennan, Sec. 14, 28 15.J
Thilip S- Dencer, Sees. 26. 3T, 21-20.
Lands in Klamath County
Thomas F. Hamner, Sec. 18, 24-8.
Harry Brown, Sees. 29, 30, 3M3.
Frank Gabriel, Sec. 25, 37-9.
Byron G. Stevens. Sees, 30, 31, 24-9.
Charles A. Bunting. Sec 35. 37-13:
Sec. 2, 33-13.
Cassie Vinson, Sec. Ij, 38-13.
Jay J. Araut, Sec. 13, 38-9; Sec.
Marion II. Wampler, Sees, li,
L. B. Moulton, Sec. 23, 38-11.
Leo. E. Todd, Sec. 21, 40-11.
Clark L. Nixon, Sec. 32, 3tf-ll).
John II. Garrett, Sec. 17, 3S-U)$.
Walter J. Evans, Sees. 17, IS, 38-11,.
William S. Hauser. Sec. 25, 38-14.
Glad to Get Back
S. C. Burris, tbe carpenter, re
turned to town on Saturday last after
a several months' visit with relatives
in Minblgaa. This is the first time
that Mr. Burris had been baok to his
home town in thirty-five years, lie
reports that tbe weather there is very
severe just now, and ne waa mighty
glad to return to Lakeview and a
warmer climate. Mr. Burris waa one
of tbe traiu load of passengers held
up by tbe snow blockade between
Reno and Alturas.
another is Henry MoKinney, who
also started in the speakership race,
but drew oat ia Thompson's favor
and finally landed with Thompson ia
the Rusk camp. W. U. Brook, one
ot the Thompson men following, who
fell heir to the headship of the judle
iary committee, ls Bnotber possible
congressman, and atlll anothsr is T.
J. Mahoney, chairman of tke commit
tee on banking.
Lakevlew Flocr 13.50 per owl JM