f mutts mmin Btf THEEXAMINER IS THE OFFICIAL PAPER OF u'E ' ' Z . ...ivmV lil'M.'.! I I.M I I 1011 VOL. XXXII FIRST TRAIN N.-C.-O. Hade Good Welcome to Lakeview" Greets the Officials it N.-C.-O. In Return Molds Open Mouse' and Ac cords Royal Welcome to AllCrowds Swarm Through Private Car and On Trains "N.-C.-O. Made Good - Welcome to Lakeview." Such wa Uie logan that greeted General Manager Dunawav and Prtv on their arrival here Lot Sundav In the private car "l.akeview." That the cordial greeting extended the Prtv waa appreciated manifested itself b? the pleased look upon their fare, to aay nothing of their word, of surprise on leaving the car. The trni klaving gang had reached a point about a mile eouth of the citv limits at 11 o'clock Sunday morning and It was at that point that pcrho 4)0 or ftxi ritixens of Lakeview met Mr. Dunawav'a private car. All were decorated with badgra lcarlng the .hove alogan. and on the arrival ol tne ( pecial It wa greeted bv chcera and) aelectlona bv the brass band. The; party at onco left the car and after greeting acmiaintanres Mr. Dunawav i waa lntroluced to a large number ore-1 aent. To each he had a pleasant word ot greeting aial expressed himself an, highly pleased with the unexpected , welcome. ! The uarty waa escorted to Hotel Lakeview. where lunch waa acrved. and ahortlv after atarted on their re turn to Davt Oeck and to Reno. During the morning about 'i autna were engaged In carrvlng the people ! the end or the track, and bv the time Mr. Dunawav'a anecial arrived a large number of ladiea and gentlemen were preHent. not to mention the child ren. There waa no charge made for tranaoortatlon. and all dav long manv of the auto remained In service and nearly everv Demon in town took ad vantage of the oooortunitv to nee the railroad and witneaa the ateel gang at work. The work train waa literally alive with oeonle. and every emnlovce from the conductor and engineer to the tracklavera themaelvea itemed to con aider the people their gueata. and no attcmot waa made to curb the aight- PAISLEY PROJECT" IS NOW SIGNED UP Satisfactory Contract Is Finally Complotod With State Salem. Or.. Dec. 9.-Neeotiations bv telegraph between the Desert Land Board and tho Northwest Townsite Company todav practically assured that company that it can take over the P.llv nrnieet of 12.000 acres, the contract for which, to the Portland Irrigation Company, was cancelled sometime ago. but re-instatement was allowed under certain condition. The contract, as recently prepared bv State, Sonator McColloch and forward ed to the stockholder of the townsite company In l'hiladelpliia. waa agreed kv tnWranh with the exception of the provision regarding the sale of ex cess water. The company has storage capBcliv for 30.000 acres and under the contruct as prepared for the Board, the latter was to have entire charge of the shIc of this excess water and the comuanv was not to sell any without the consent of tho Board. The com pui.v depended on the sale ot this water for a large share of Its revenue in promoting the project and eonse auentlv objected. The Board, after considerable discus sion, acquiesced in the plea of the com pany under the condition that thoBe suttkv3 on tlio occrcgation v.'lil have priority over the settlers outside of the segregation when the water Is sold The contract probably will be signed HAS THE CIRCULATION- OVER N. - C. Brere. The engineer permitted the cab to be thronged at all time with kid from 18 month old un. and the voungter were sure delighted at such treatment. All (mentions wero an awered olcanantlv and with smiles, and the dav will certainly be long remem bered bv all. And when the private car arrived th name era of good will and cordial ity prevailed, for acarcelv had the sue' rial came to a halt before it wa swarming with men. women and child ren. No attempt wai made to prevent them fiom entering the car. and it wa but a few moment until hapov face wurc lKikinff out the window, while other were examining the mvsterie Big Irrigation Project in Northern Lake Plans Perfected by C. H. McKendree, Backed by the Hewett Interests, for Reclaiming 35,000 Acres Near Silver Lake and Between Arrow and Christmas Lake-Work Easy I'lans for the irrigation project in tho northern phrt of Lake county, which is being promoted bv C. II. Mc Kendree backed bv Henry Hewett. Jr.. the well known multi-millionaire, are about perfected. Mr. McKendree haa not only secured the necessary data, but has has survevs made, reservoir sites selected, the necessary filings on water made, and in fact completed all the preliminary details. In return he had been assured that the monev for financing the proposition is ready and actual construction work will com mence in the neur future. The svstem will cover approximately 3T.000 acres of the finest land in Lake county land that with proper irriga tion will produce tona upon tons of ol- fiilf timothv. clover, etc.. as well as shortlv after Governor December 20. West returns. Officers Elected At a meeting of the Degree of Hon or. A. O. U. W.. held last Thursday evening in the Masonic Hall, the following officers were elected to serve for tho encuing vear : Chief of Honor. Mrs. Joe Arzner; Ladv of Honor, Miss Laura Snvder; Chief of Ceremonies. Mrs. Sam McKce; Usher. Mrs. D. F. Brennan ; Assistant Usher. Mrs. John Arzner; Recorder. Mrs. Ernest Brown; Financier. Mrs. Luther Webster; Re ceiver. Mrs. C. C. Lofftus; Inside Watch. D. F. Uonnan ; Outside Watch. William Arxner. Refreshments were served after the business of the meet ing hud been attended to. Leap Year Dance At a meeting of their club on Mon day evening of this week, the Wizards decided to have a big Leap Year Dance on New Year's night at their hall. The dance will be in full charge of tne girls. In fact, everything will be under the girls' management, thev being obliged to pay the admission fee. to engage the dances and In general run everything. Girls, here Is vour chance. Presbyterian Service The usual services with preaching will be held in Masonic hall Sundav morning and evening. The evening subject will be "Priests in the Chris tian Church." and Mrs. E. H. Smith will sing a solo. A cordial invitation is extended to all. Chas. D. Fisk at a meeting of the Commercial Club held Monday evening tendered his resignation as secretary and Dr. E. I). Everett was elected his . n .11 A .1 ...... i aueceasor. Air. r ibk couiu not uwuia the necessary time to the work hence his resignation. PRINTS TH LAKKVIKW, LAKE COUNTY, - O. REACHED of the rrivatc car. and the oiatiorma contained manv other anxious to gain an entrance. Mr. Dunawav enjoved It I much a any of the kid, but the . , . . i .t .A m Cr certainly muai nave uu-Fcmm -diaheveled appearance when he wa ready to Mart on hi return. j A oon a It became known toat Mr. Dunawav ana party would be here Sun day Mavor Rinehart at once got busv. and it wa through hi effort that the Impromptu reception wa accorded them. Mi Honor interviewed a num ber of automobile owner, and all heartily approved of hi plan to have them transport free of charge all who desired to meet the party at the end of the tritck. Two hundred and fifty budge were ordered, and it waa gen erally concede I that that number would be sufficient, but when It came to dis tributing them Sundav morning it waa found that there were scsrcelv half enough. With that exception every thing panned off pleasantly, and Mavor Rinehart is duly thanaful to all who ao abtv assihte 1 him in his effort to how the railway official the true Lakeview apirit. Included In Mr. Dunawav'a party were W. A. Dunawav. superintendent ; H. V. McNamara. traffic manager; W. C. Hickv. auoenntendent of con- grains, vegetsbles and the like. In addition it is proposed to reclaim Sil ver Lake which covers an approximate area of 10.000 acres, tho bed of which ia known to be extremely rich as crops were planted therein during the drv years of '89 and '90. and all kinds of grain made wondrous growth. Thompson Vallev in 30-17 and Ante lope Flat in 2S-12 have been selected as reservoir aites. the former covering 3122 acres and having a cspacitv of n.K) acre feet with a 30 foot dBm, wSih - .imdflr rijim the latter i . . . rn insv 1 waters of Silver. Bear. Buck. Bridge. i t ...i. ... ,:n h .innui in th I nU aJUCK CrVVRO Ttlit v w vv. ... 'reservoirs, while the flood waters of .,... i AirtA into N.-C.-O. STEEL GANG CLOSEJOHNISH Main Line Down and "Y" and Sidetracks Now Being: Completed The N.-C.-O. track reached the Lake view depot grounds Tuesday, crossing Center street about 4 o'clock P. M Had it not been for a car leaving the track at Funk's Point Monday morning steel would have been down in the yards Monday evening. Some of the more enthusiastic boosters assisted in laving the track across Center street, Yesterday morning the track laving crew laid the track across the Slash and on into the Guarres tract where the "Y" is located. A temporary track was laid around the residence which is located directly on the line of the survey. The residence will be removed shortly bv the carpenter gang, but uw ing to the need of turning the locom- tives around the temporary track was laid. It is likelv the "Y" will be com pleted tomorrow and then the work of putting in a sidetrack will be taken uo. after which the remaining ties will be placed in position from Funk's foint north. The bullasting crew will then follow uo as raoidlv as possible and prepare the track for the operation of trains bv January 7 Take Sleeper At Reno Commencing Friday night. December 15th. the fast mail train pussengir. Reno westbound. 12 o'clock midnight will haul a sleeping car from Reno to Sacramento and San Francisco. The ear will be open at Reno for occupancy anv time in tbe evening. I B"Bga!BBg 1 NEW O.tKOON, DKCK.MBKli II. LAKEV1EW atrictlnn; M. D. Hire, road master; Geo. 8. Oliver, chief engineer ; H. H. PHHpU .iinrrintendent for Manev Bro.. conduction Co.. and r. p. j Eirhenberaer. route agent for Well- I Fargo Exoren (. "Lakeside Ranch" Mr. and Mr. K. K. Funk have chosen the verv appropriate name of( "Lckeitide" tor their ranch a few mile aooth of town. Their ranch borders on the lake for a distance of nearly a mile and afford a beautiful view not only of the lake itrelf but of the val ley and mountain gererallv. The rail road pauses through the ranch near the lake, while the wagon road lie on the caxt. making it easy of access all directions. from All Night Dance The Degree of Honor. A. O. U. W.. are to give a big all night dance at Wizard Hall on Wednesday night of next week. December 20. The men- . . thc cnniri)jUce re now out nm)tjjr(r to sell ticket, which may alao bc Mrw.ured ,t the Post Office or at the hall on the night of the dance. The mnib,, 0f the order are well known for tbeir entertaining aualitiea. and it ia expected that thev wdl be favored wilts large attendance. Don't fail to go. the Thompson Vallev reservoir t-hould it y found necessary to do so. The main canal will start west of the town of Silver Lake and be about 18 miles in length. It will cross the low lands at the upper end of the lake bv means of a flume and pass through the low divide to the Thorn lake country, being about 15 feet above the lake. During the high water season the canal will carrv the flood waters into Thorn lake, thus reclaiming Silver lake. The main bodv of land to Le irrigated is locateJ between Arrow anu . . i Christmas i.-i, - - aiif nnriinn nf which is now $10 to $50 per acre. It is es.umar.ea tht the cost of a water right will not exceed ?0 per acre. The proicct is one of easy construe- A. S. DOWN PASSES TO GREAT BEYOND Well Known Citizen swers To Call of Grim Reaper An- A. S. Down is no more. The Grim Reaper called him to the great un known Tuesday evening, after an ill nesa of but a few davs. When death came he was surrounded bv his loving wife and children, and his last hours were made peaceful and hanpv bv lov ing hands. The cause of his death was a general breaking down incident to his vears. although up to within the PRst few weeks he wss apparently hale and heartv. and he and his team were familiar figures upon the streets of Lakeview. His triends were legion, and his passing causes a panjr of regret to all. Albert Stephen Down was born near London. England. Julv 9. 1S37. and at the time of his death was aged 74 years. 5 months and 3 davs. After coming to the Unrted States he settled in California, where he was married to Carrie E. Ballard, who survives him. Together they came to Lake Countv in the earlv '80s, settling on some land on Muddy creek. Later thev took uo their present farm where thev Were living at the time of his death. The surviving children are Mrs. Anna Pollard, of Sacramento. Mrs. Mollie Vernon, Mrs. F.ffie Vernon and sons all of whom live George and Steve. in this immediate vicinity. became a In early life Mr. Down member of the Masonic order and bia REACHL tTHE PEOPLE 1911, LAST SUNDAY MORNING General Manager rio in Private -' a . . v Announces That Regular Train Service Will Established January 7, 1912, and That Will Be Celebrated by Excursion from Reno January 7. 1912. ia to mark a mot important epoch in the hUtory of Lake view and of Lake County, for uoon that date railroad communication with the rest of the world ia to be establish ed to Lakeview. Such is the announce ment of General Manager Dunawav of the N.-C.-0. During his stay here Sunday Mr. Dunawav stated that an excursion train, consisting of dav coaches and Pullmans, from Reno would arrive here Saturdav evening and that the following day regular service would be established. Un evening and that the following dav reg comes settled trains will remain over night at Davis Creek making the trio to Lakeview and return during davlight tion. there being no rock work or steep side hills ts contend with. Besides the Oregon Eastern Railway, contracts for the consturction of much of the road having already been let passes through the tract, which assures transportation in the verv near future. The people of that section are cer tainly to be congratulated upon the consummation of Mr. McKendree's plans, inssmuch as it assures the future wealth and prosperity of that section. In turn Mr. McKendree is entitled to much credit for his ability in pro moting the proposition and thus adding , efforU that the project here in T ake Vallev was Dut under wav. InTZS exleit tation as an irrigation expert. , 7, i repu- ill take place this afternoon under the auspices of Lakeview Lodge No. 71. A. F. & A. M.. assisted bv the members of the Order of Eastern Star. Services will be held at the M. b. church at 2 oclock. after which the Masons will accompany the remains to their last resting place. The bodv wss prepared lor inter ment bv the Willis Furniture Co.. and afterwards taken to the Masonic hall, where a faithful vigil has been main tained bv his brother Masons. Mav he rest in peace. Grand Success A large number of Lakeview people went down to Pine Creek Fridav night to attend the dance in Wendt's new opera house. Among the list were Mrs. Roxie Cleland. Mr. and Mrs. James Judge. Mrs. Charles Rice. Mr. and Mrs. Orrin Dunbar. Mrs. Oddesa Gibbins. Mrs. William Gunther. Mr. and Mrs. James Dodson, Misses Emilv Avres. Nera Vernon. Mabel Vernon. Ethel Bailev. Delia and Stella Walker, and Messrs. Kelton Gunther, Murray Heard. Sam McKee. George Whorton. Leo Dodson. Marshal Ayres. Clav Penland and Charles Rice. The Lakeview Orchestra furnished the music and the affair as a whole waa a grand success. Second Hand Store R. T. Striplin and Tom Watson have launched into the second hand busi- , ness. having established headquarters , nn th Wfiivlmnn ltf inat north nf Ilia Colorado House. This is the first second hand store to be established in Lakeview, and it certainly fills a long felt want aa it were. Thev will handle everything from a toothpick to a saw- I mill, and if vou want to buv or sell anything thev will try and accommodate you COUNTY NO. 50 Dunavvay Made Car "Lakeview Be but just as soon as road conditions witi permit an exclusive passenger train will be placed on the through run t Lakeview makii'g the trip from Rene on a twelve h iur schedule. The train will conaist of dav coaches and Full man sleeoers in addition to the mail express and bsggage cars. The excursion is to be advertised I all the coast cities and as far ent as Salt Lake, and it is expected thst there will be reoresentatives from the busi ness house of San Francisco Sacra mento. Los Angeles Portland and other places, as well as manv private citizens, in attendance. Keno will send a strong delegation, and already many Sacramento people have signified their intention of coming. As vet no passenger or freight sche dules have been issued, but for loeat travel it ia expected thst the rate will be about five cents per mile, with a. through rate of S15 to Keno and about $22.50 to San Francisco. All sorts of (reports as-to freight rates are current. ' and hence until the tariff sheets arr issued nothing definite will be known. Sees Much Quickly H B. Hall, proprietor of the Bald win Hotel at Klamath Falls, anent the oast week in Lke eoantv. He arrived Thursdsv evening, spent Fridav here and Saturdav left for Silver Lake, visiting Fort Rock. Arrow, and other points in the northern part of the countv. making the trio with C. H. McKendree. He was greatlv pleased, with that section, and to an Examiner representative stated that it reminded. him very muen of his old home ia Colorado. Ha soent two davs in the north, reaching here Monday eveni g Yesterday ha startei on his return home with the announced intention of visiting us again in the near future. "Cao" Brown, of the Hotel Lake view. Monday. Suld his valuable black mare "Baldy" to Stanley Hansen. SPECIAL TRAIN FOR NEXT SUNDAY Placed at Disposal or Lakeview People by Mfyr. Dunaway The first passenger train over the N.-C.-O.. out of Lakeview will leave here next Sundav. General Manager Duna wav having verv kindlv placed a special train at the disposal of a number of oeoole who are going out for the win ter. The subject was first broached by J. N. Watson and the proposition wa turned over to W. Lair Thompson for consummation. Mr. Thompson took tbe matter uo with Mr. Dunawav on the occasion of the letter's visit bwy lr Sundav and he immediately grantea the reauest. stating that he would send an engine and coach up here next S undav for the accommodation of all who desired to go to Davis Creek. Aomng those who will Itake the train are Mr. and Mrs. W. Lttir lhomnson. j who will soend the holidays with L'u I gene relatives; Mr. ar.J M?3. J. N. Watson, who will spend the next few months at San Diego; Mr. and Mrs-, Loren Bailev and children, who art' going to tho Willamette to reiaiin; Mrs. S. T Oilvli. who ia going: on a visit to relative in .California, and J. L. Wheli'. wh) will refnn to Mr home at : 1) I: ,., l...t:v a.t will bs several others aboard the trn'n. and the i. will m d'i'ibt be pleas antly remtf'nbi-rid bv all. T'lere pro mises to'be a large number nf specta tors to Bn l.i-i ...-JC u-iij.-ijor irairt. leave Lakeview.