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VOL. XXX II
LAKKVJKW, LA K K COUNTY, OKECON, JUNK 29, 1911.
THE EXAMINER IS THE OFFICIAL PAPER OP LA:iE COUNTY
Credit to Lnkevlew'5
PLATE -GLASS. FRONT
Handsome Lodge Rooms Auten
& Rlnchart Take a Lease
on l"lrt Floor
The basement of the OtJil . Fellow
Temple lit now practically completed.
mil bricklaying will commence m the
next few tiny. The plana ami eleva
tions of the building indicate that it is
to lc a moat ImpoitiiiK structure, arid
will add much to tlie appearance of the
business district of Lakeview. It
will tie of modern construction through
out, with steel ami glass front. The
eel liaa been ordered from the Schra-ilt-r
Iron Works, of Shu Fraiieiaro. the
main girdeTtaing 40"fcct iiTlength and
weighing MH) pounds.
The outalde meaaurementa of the
atrurture, which, will face Main atreet,
are 4ux!4 feet, and it will he two
toriea In height. It will Ik? practi
cally fire-proof in every resicrt.
The basement of the building has
atone walla, two feet In thickness.
with a three-foot concrete foundation
underlie ath the, stone work. It will
nrTfre fin" height with regulation aire
windows along the front and aides and
large door at the rear.
On the first floor will he one large
apacioua atore, which ia to be occupied
by the hardware l!rm of Auten &
Kinehart. Glaaa window will ex
tend along the entire front of the
building and a dititanco of 12 feet along
the south aide. Theae windows will
be 12 feet in height and will extend
to Within 1 foot of the aldewtdk. A
recessed entrance will bo in the exact
center of the building and will be a
modern steel front affair. At the rear
of thit- floor will be n brick oil room,
which ia also to be uaed by the hard
The second Hi or of the building will
contain one larco auditorium fiOxlO
feet, with nolinhed floor and otherwise1
very much i.p-to-!uto in every re-pert.
There will also he five wardrobe rooms
for storing regalia of the various
lodges who will use the building.
Three of these rooms will be 12Jx(ifoet
one 5xHJ feet and one HxP feet. There
will also be a reception nnd banquet
room combined 2i;jx2ll feet, one kit
chen 10x10 feet, and two indoor toilets.
The front of this story will alno be
of modern steel construction.
The work of construction has been
in charge of the trustees, who consist
of I.oren Hailey. W. P. Dykcman and
S. F. Ahlstrom. The carpenter work
will be dune under the supervision of
Contractor Corbott. while the stone
and brick work is in charge of Sam
It is expected that the building will
be completed sometime during the
month of September at which time
the Grand Lodge of Portland will pro
bably take charge of the dedication
work in connection with the local or
ganization. ELDER S. II. RILEY
LOSES TEXAS HOME
Lightning: Caused It To
Be Destroyed By Fire
on 17th In&t.
Some ten days ago Elder S. H. Riley,
of the West Side, received word that
his home at San Angelo, Texas, hud
been destroyed by fire, cauBed by light
ning. The San Angelo Standard gives
"''The Riley home, Ignited at 6 :20 by
a blinding flash of lightning, waa to
TaTos7ln less than an hour, but it waa
possible to save about half of the
houaeholdQIfurnifchings. The six-room
tibuse waa valued at $1800 and carried
$1000 Insurance. The furniture waa
not Insured. The lightning struck the
roof of the house and the whole struc
ture was soon in flames. Owing to all
telephone service In the neighborhood
being put out of commission, a messen
ger was dispatched to the city to give
the alarm. The fire department re
sponded but was powerless to cope
with the flames and directed its atten
tion to protecting adjoining property.
In the meantime, neighbors of the
Hileys succeeded in carrying out alout
half of the household furnishings
which were later carried to the Dabney
and Schooler homea.
"S. II. Riley, owner of the proerty
is in Oregon, and Mrs. Riley was via.lt
lug at Chriatoval with a daughter.
Mrs. Bessie R. Lues, another daugh
ter, and her daughter, were the only
ones at home when the house was hit by
the lightning. Mrs. Lucas waa out at
the cowen milking. Hy the time she
aroused the neighbors, the fire had
made considerable headway and the
ctrnrta of those assembled were di
rected to saving the furniture from
Mr. Kiiey was In towr Saturday Btd
to an p.xamincr representative stated
that he was more pleased than ever
with Lake county, for no such storms
ever occur here. While regretting his
loss, Mr. Riley was greatly pleased
over the fact that none of his family
was Injured in the storm.
Local Elks Royally Enter
tained When Lodge
Klamath Lodge No. 1247, B. P. O. E..
waa instituted by Deputy Exalted
Ruler W. Carlcton Smith, of Salem,
who acted in the capacity of Grand
The officers of the new hx'ge are as
Exalted Ruler-E. B. Hall.
Esteemed Leading Knight W. H.
Lecturing Knight- (.'has.
(J. A. Kraus.
C. II. Daggett.
Tyler Chas. Graves.
Trustees- Fred Melhase. 3 years;
). it. Campbell. 2 years; Alex Martin,
Jr.. 1 year.
Amnr.g the Luke county people who
were iircsctit during the festivities
were Mr. nnd Mrs. ('. II. McKendree,
Mr. and Mm. A. M. Macnnb. D. P.
Mulloy, Frank I!oL'ir'rs, Harry Bailey,
VV. F. tirob. C. W. Dent. F. P. Light,
W. Lair Thompson. G. W. Rice. VV. B.
Snider nnd A. B. Schroder.
Most of the delegation have return
ed home, nnd nil express themselves
aa not only well pleased with the trip
but greutly surprised at the magnifi
cence of the entertainment. The
parade was simply immense, both in
featurea and size.
A very pretty June wedding jecured
Saturday evening, in the presence of
several invited guests, at trie home of
Mr. aiid Mrs. J. Q. Willits, when Rev
erend II. Smith, of the Baptist church,
united In warisge Chris Lnngslet, pro
prietor of the Lukeview Tailoring Co.,
and Miss Fern Stevens, who for some
time piibt hua been residing with the
Willita fumily. Doth Mr. and Mrs.
Lungslet are well known locally and
their many friends join with the Ex
aminer in wishing them a long and
The young couple were the recipients
of many gifts during the week, and
on Monday evening were visited by
tho usual large number of chlvariers.
That Oregon Eastern
Ontario Optimist: That the west
ward extension of the Malheur branch
through Malheur canyon would act
ually be under construction in a short
time was the statement of O. W. Buck,
chief engineer of the 0. W. R. & N.
railway during a short visit to Ontario
Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Buck arrived
here on No. 6, ostensibly for the pur
pose of meeting Carl S trad ley, chief
engineer of tho O. S. L., who waa also
here. Mr., Buck returned to
Portland on No. 6, and Mr. Stradley
went aa far as Huntington, returning
on the early train to Salt Lake.
Wednesday Track Com
pleted in Canyon
SOON AT DAVIS CREEK
But Two Short Stretches
Grading Remain South
of That Place
J. P. Hanson, superintendent of con
struction of the N.-C.-O. was in town
yesterday, and to an Examiner repre
sentative stated that the rails are now
being laid in Goose Lake Valley, and
that within a few days construction
trains'would Ikj operating as far north
as Davis Creek. There are but two
half-mile stretches of grade to be
thrown up south of that place and with
the force now at work they should tie
completed very shortly.
Mr. Hanson stated that Maney Bros,
now have a force working north of
Willow Ranch, and that excellent pro
gress is being made all along the line.
Last Thursday afternoon a lively
runaway occured at the corner of Slash
and Main streets when a team belong
ing to Joe Ambrose, of the West Side,
became frightened and started on a
dead run up Main street. When the
McShane residence was reached they
t urncd and started back down the
street, but were stopped before they
proceeded any great distance. Fortu
nately no one was injured and a re
markalle feature is that with the nu
merous turns made, etc., neither horses
nor wagon were in the least damaged.
The City Council Tuesday evening
held a special meeting, at which time
the applications of J. S. Lane & Co.,
Light & Harrow. C. Henkle. Post &
King. John Flynn. Hart & Lynch,
Whorton & Malloy.and Ayres & Schlagle
for liquor licenses were granted.
School of Much Con
venience to Public
Wilcox Alley promises to become
us famous in Lukeview as Broadway in
New York or Market street in San
Fracnisco. From Canyon street to
CogBwell, a distance of nearly a quar
ter of a mile, there is no cross street
through the residence section between
Dewey and West Streets. Owing to
the fact that the new High School is
located on WeBt Street opposite the
closed section it has beep quite incon
venient to reach the building and
therefore the fact thut Mr. Wilcox has
thorwn open to the use of the public
the private alley on the north side of
his property, which fucea the High
School, will be greatly appreciated
by all. The alley will be the main
highway for students to reach the
The Keemo Club dance held last Fri
day evening was very well attended,
about fifteen couples being present
for tho occasion. A buffet lunch was
served by the club members and the
many guests partaking thereof came to
the unanimous conclusion that the
Indies certainly put UP delicious meals,
as well as being swell entertainers.
This dance probably ends the series of
dancing parties held during the winter
months by tho members of the Civic
Many large eight-horse loads of wool
have been arriving in town during the
past week from the various shearing
plants. It all being stored In the local
warehouse preparatory to the big sale
scheduled for July 10th, The wool clip
this year has averaged about seven
pounds per head.
SEASON IS OVER
Hut One Case Reported
EXPERTS STILL BAFFLED
Unable toObtaln Any Clue, Owing
to Excellent Range Con
ditions ThU Year
Doctor C. D. Marsh, the physiologist
who was detailed here from Washing
Urn to work tn connection with the
Forest Service with a view towards de
termining the causes of so many sheep
dying each year. Sunday morning left
for Boulder, Colorado, where he ex
pects rti be stationed for a short time.
While here Doctor Marsh had but little
opportunity to make investigations
nlong the lines mentioned as but one
case of sheep poisoning, that of Ben
Daly, who lost ten head, has been re
ported so far this season, and the sheep
in question had been dead at least ten
days before the facts became known.
The cause of death in this instance
was undoubtedly due to poisonous
One reason given by the sheep men
as to the small loss among their stock
this season is that the feed both on the
desert and summer ranges is so plenti
ful that the stock simply nibble ofT the
tops of the grasses and do not pull the
plants up by the roots. It is in the
roots that the damage lies. Another
reason is that many of the plants eaten
by the sheep during the dry seasons
when vegetable matter is rather scarce
are now passed over untouched.
Mr. W. W. Eggleston, of the
Bureau of Plant Industry, is still sta
tioned in these parts being now in the
Thomas Creek country. He will pro
bably be located here until about the
first of July, at which time he expects
to leave for Mineral. California, in the
Lassen Forest, on work similar to that
which he has undertaken while here.
BIG TIME NFXT
Local A.O.U.W. Lodge will
Have a Big Class
On July 6, Lakeside Lodge No. Ill,
A. O. U. W., will hold a big class in
tiation in the Masonic Hall. There is
going to be something doing all the
time that evening, and it is a guaran
tee that no one will be disappointed.
Owing to the large number of appli
cations handed in the fireworks will be
touched off early, and the animals will
not be given anything to eat for two
days previous, so that they will not he
sluggish in their movements.
Ali members are requested to be , on
hand at 7:3o p. m. sharp, to dispose of
the business early, so that the degree
work can te put on in proper shape.
The residents of Lakeview are com
ing to realize that the A. O. U. W.
offers the best protection there is, be
cause they have a guaranteed rate, and
carry a loan, paid up, or extended
insurance value with it, the same as
the best old line companies, only a
great deal cheaper. You are not con
tributing to the bloated corporations of
the East when you join the A.O.U.W.
It is an Oregon institution, under the
control of the State of Oregon, and its
money stays in Oregon and does not go
to fatten the coffers of the millionaires
in the East. Investigate the plan of
the A.O. U. W you will like It.
The A. O. U. W. has been in Lake
view for 28 years and its best people
are numbered among its members.
If there are any doubters who believe
that small garden truck cannot be
raised successfully In this section it
would pay them to visit the plot of
ground at the rear of W. Roche Fick's
residence on West Street. Mr. Fick
had several hot beds near his house
during the winter, from which he rais
ed lettuce and other vegetables much
earlier than is usual hereabouts. Now
he has given up the hotbeds and i us
ing the open-air method with much
more than ordinary success. This is
practically an experiment on the part
of Mr. Fick, but it goes to prove that
this country, especially the Goose Lake
portion, is especially adapted to raising
small vegetables. There's money in
Bliss Boys Injured
Chcwaucan Press: While playing
with twosmokeless powder shotgun
shells, two sons of Fred Bliss. Joe and
Pearl, met with an accident that may
cause each of them to lose the sight of
one eye. Not knowing the danger they
were running, they touched a match
to one of the shells, which exploded,
burning their faces severely and tem
porarily bilnding their right eyes. Dr.
William was near at hand, fortunately,
and he hurried over to lend his assist
ance. It is expected that the injured
eyes will be quite blind for a long time,
possibly permanently, but the doctor
stated that they may eventually re
cover. Both lads are suffering severe
Work was commenced
wards laying the first
new Catholic church.
brick on the
FOR MEMO MEN
Cet-Together Party Com
ing Next Month a la
Arid now Medford wants to follow
the example set by Bend and cultivate
the acquaintance of Lake county. The
announcement coming from there is to
the effect that the Commercial Club is
preparing to run an excursion to North
ern California 'towns. Klamath Falls
and Lakeview in July. In connection
therewith the Medford Sun says :
"A four-day business excursion
through Southern Oregon is being
planned by Secretary Boos of the com-
merical club, to be held during the
middle of July.
"If the venture meets with the
approval of local business men, a
special train will be secured, with a
Pullman, diner, etc.. and the trip ad
vertised through the districts to be
"Ashland. Hornbrook. Montague,
Yreka. Weed. Mount Hebron. Dorris,
Klamath Falls and Lakeview are the
places planned on the itinerary, and
stops from three to twenty-four hours
will probably be made.
"We want to make this a get-together
trip for all the towns of South
ern Oreogn," said Mr. Boos yesterday.
"Medford should get in closer touch
with the business men of the district
through which this city is destined to
be the distributing point. There is
no better stimulus to commerce than
friendship and acquaintance. More
over. Medford has grown so rapidly
during the past few years that there
are many merchants here who scarcely
know their brother dealers. This trip
would make closer friends of the
business men and would be of lasting
benefit as far as the trade relations
with other towns in this part of the
state are concerned. The only way to
know conditions in other parts of the
state is to know the people and the
Signboards For Forest
A number of signs are now being
painted by the local Forest office and
when completed are to be posted along
the various roads throughout the For
est as well as on the Ranger Station
sites. The 6igns are board ones, about
12 inches wide by 33 inches long, with
white back ground and black letters.
In addition to stating the various
towns in tne vicinity. Pearby ranches,
eto., the signs will give the approxi
mate distance to the places mentioned,
and will have the usual arrow pointing
the direction. Something of this kind
would be of much assistance to strang
ers if posted along our main roads and
might to some extent do away with
the various exaggerated estimates of
distance, which we hear from time to
Ask to aee the Lndl-x Athena Un
derwear at Mercantile C i's St .ro
AT PINE CREEK
Fine Program Arranged
Rev. M.T. WIRE, ORATOR.
Free Dinner, Baseball and Racea
Of All Kind Are Draw
Lakeview this year will help her
neighbors in celebrating our Nation
Holiday, no effort having been made
towards observing the day locally
Quite a number of people will go te
Alturas for the Fourth and proba bly a
few to Paisley and Silver Lake, but
the greater number will celebrate at
New Pine Creek, where great prepara
tions are being made not only for the
observance of the day but for the en
tertainment of visitors as well.
E. Keller will officiate as president
of the Day, while Rev. M. T. Wire,,
of Lakeview will deilver the oration.
Miss Elsie Keller will read the Declar
ation of Independence and Rev. Hen
derson officiate as chaplain. George
Hammersley has been chosen Grand
Marshall, and the parade promises to
be a big feature of the celebration.
The Goddess of Liberty vote wis
counted at noon last Monday and itj
waa found that Miss Edith Blurton reJ
ceived the highest number of any of'
the candidates and Miss Lillian Taylor
the next highest. There were 510
votes cast at 10 cents each.
The parade will start at 10 a. m. .
the program at the grove commencing
at 11 o'clock, at the conclusion of
which a free dinner will be served.
In the afternoon a fine program of
I sports has been arranged, including a
; baseball game for a purse of $50 and
gate receipts, the wining team to get
75 per cent and the second 25 per cent,
Aboxing contest for a purse of $5 ha
' also been arranged.
Following is the program of races:,
jir!a race under 10 s 2 00
GlrU race under 13 2 50
Y011..R bid es race 2 50-
itti.VM race iiutier 111...,
Boys race under 13 ...
Boye race uud r 15....
Egg-rac S 50v
Three 'eired rue-...
S.mv hicyeje race
Tug o'war over state line, fix
n.en oil a t-ii 6 OUV
Seep atnke race for men ,
Sweepstake racefo womr.
Saddle horse ttU'e 10 00,
O'.d hirerace. borne must le
over 20 venr old 5 00'
Other interesting features will be
the Boys Marching Club and imperson
ations of Theodore Roosevelt, George
and Martha Washington and Uncle
Sam. A most cordial invitation has
been extended to the people of this
section to participate, and it is expect
ed that the attendance will be very,
Some refreshing and cooling showers
visited this section Monday evening
and were welcomed by all of us.
JONES CATTLE EN
Lake County Is Being De
nuded of Her Vast
Herds of Cattle
Merrill Record : George Offield and
Fred Stukel will leave Monday for
Lake county to receive delivery of
about 1.900 head of cattle from liar
vey Jones. The herd will be brought
to Klamath county and pastured neon
Merrill this Bummer. This is the
largest single deal in cattle that haa
taken place among tho Merrill cattle
ment t-yr sevciM iiiof.'h. ;r ! '--M-ntea
that the coming year will be a heavy
one in the cattle feeding business ia