mmminq HAS THE CIRCULATION- PRINTS THE NEWS- REACHES THE PEOPLE THE EXAMINER IS THE OFFICIAL PAPER OF LAKE COUNTY VOL. XXXII LAKKVIKW, LAKK COUNTY, OJiKOON, DKCKMISKlt 21. 1911. V NO. 51 N.-C.-0. PREPARING FOR BIGFXCURSION Rushing: Work All Along; Line to Get Roadbed Ready Work U being punhod all along the line in preparation for the exruraion announced to take place January 0. The work on the lex a I warehouse was tint commenced lat week, an an nounced, owing to delay In completion of work at other txiirita on the line. Several range are at work nar New 11 ne Creek, the one furthest north be Injr near the Thruston ranch. The ballanting crewa are maklnir aatiafartorv progress, and it la ex pected that to have the track in aafe condition for the operation of traina hv the llmcflxed for regular train tervice. January 7. However, last Saturday there waa a fall of aeveral inches of "the beautiful." which caused a slight delav in the work, althouirh It la not expected It will caune a chknire of plana in rtahliihlng train service. Funeral of A. 8. Down The funeral of the late A. 8. Down occurred Thursday afternoon lent, and ! largely attended bv many of the friends of the deceancd. The Maaonic fraternity had charge of the ohsequlca. aervicea being held at the M.E. Church, conducted bv Hcv. Melville T. Wire. The Masonic brethren then took charire of the body and eacortcd it to the Odd Frllowa cemetery where the remama were interrel with the beauti ful ritual eervit're of that order. New U. of O. Coach Dick Smith of Eugene, and late of Klamath Kail, haa been choaen bv the Oregon University authoritiea aa grad uate coach for ita football team for next vear. Pick la an attorney of aome note who graduated aeveral veara ajro at tho U. of O. and holda ita athletic alTaira in high cm teem. Ilia acceptance of the ooaitlon i presumptive of the fact that the football team of next vear will take a higher position on the grid iron than it haa done in the pant. Dick ii to aerve without nalarv. A.O.U.W. Election A meeting of the A.O.U.W. waa held laat Thurndav evening lr the Maxonic Hall. The annual election of officera took place the following being eleoted to the various positions : Mauler Work man. K. D. Everett: Overaeer. K Vandervort; Guide. Erneat brown; Foreman. Sam McKee: Financier. William (Junther; Recorder. Dan liren nan. WATER SYSTEM FOR KLAMATH FALLS Present System Inefficient Water Impure Must Build Anew 'Klamath Falla. Dec. 14 There will Ibe no more tvphoid germs for the peo tplo.of thia citv if the Council haa ita wav. It haa been aome months ainc the .agitation over the impure citv water wua started, and the citv officials tried in every wav to induce the water oumptuw to get purer water, but the laatamalvHia ahowa thut it ia still unlit tor drinking purposes. The Council baa taken ;the preliminary atepa to get better water, and an ordinance haa been passed which provides for acquir ing a water ,ruht In the vicinity of Aapen Lake, .on the went aida of the Upper Klamath Lake. 20 milee from thia citv, There are aeveral large apringa in thia locality, and it haa been determined that the water can'.be piped here and distributed bv a gravity ava tern. Mayor Handurn and the Council aim to sret the water and take all necessary iteua for the eatabhahment of a muni icioiiljHVStem. It ia not known what action the Siskiyou Light & Power Company, which now oncrutea the water system in thia citv. will take in regard to improving the water supply. The company tried aeuveral experi ment, but all of them proved unsuc cessful, Tha uunpuncement was recent ly roads that tho company would do nothing further . until granted a new franchise. The action of the Council would Indicate that there will I no new franchise and that if the necesa arv honda ran be Moated the city will have a municipal water evatem. Downer Cleland Augunt losner and Mia Nell C'le land, loth well known young people of the vicinity of Pluah. were married In thla ritv veiterdav evening at 7:3o 1. M. at the residence of Mr. and Mra. Wm. (Junther. In the preaence of a few friends. County Judge Daly officiat ing. The bride la one of the moat popular young ladiea in that community and ia the daughter of a well known ranchman and cilixcn of Warner Val ley. Mr. Horner, the bridegroom, ia well to do atockman of the vallev and of excellent atanding. E. A. Friday, of the Plush Mercantile company, brought the partiea over from I'luah in hia auto. The Kxaminer extenda ita beat wiahca to the bridal pair for their continued hanoincaa through long life. CHRISTMAS TREES HUGH INCIDENCE Holiday Custom to Be Observed By the Local Sunday Schools . Some very aporepriate muaical fea tures are to he given in the various churches about town in connection with the Christmaa exercises on Sunday next. The rhoira of the different churches have been putting in consider able time in practicing and are now fit" for the occasion. On Saturday night. December 3, the Methodist Sunday School will hold ita Christmas exercises, there will be a Christmaa tree. A bag of candy will be given to every child attending, whether a member of the Sunday School or not. An aptirnpriate arogram will be rendered. Thoae desiring to out preaenta on the tree for their family or friend are invited to bring them to tha ch irch any time on Satur day, a committee will receive them. On Sundav the pastor will preach on tonics appropriate to Christmaa. On Sundav night several special muaical numbera will be rendered. Attend ance of one and all is cordially invited. The I'rcsbvterian Sundav School has been buav the dhhI three weeks prepar ing for their Christmas exercises. Every member ia enthusiastic, taking part in recitationa drills and aong. The music, costumes, tree and Santa Claua are the attraction for Deo. 23rd. Saturday evening at 7:30 P. M. All are welcome. The Bantirt Sundav school haa also made preparations for a Christmas tree and appropriate exercises in con nection therewith. Prospective Teachers Teachera' examinations are taking place thia week at the court house. Mitts Docia Willits and Mra. L. F. Conn being the conductors. The following named persona are applicants for State certificates: Mra. T. J. rJvans. of Paislev; Mrs. L. R. Standard, of Lake- view: J. A. Itichards. of New 1'ine Creek and N. J. Henley, of Summer Lake Dance Postponed The Degree of Honor. A.O.U.W O08tooned their dance, which waa to lave been given Iut night, until after the Christmaa and New Year'a holi daVHk No definite time haa aa yet been set for the affair, but the ticketa now out will be good avhn the dance doea take place. Tha Workmen are co operating with the Degree, and a big dance ia assured. Masonic Election At the last regular meeting of Lake view Lodge No. 71. A. F. & A. M.. the following officers were elected to aerve during the ensuing term: W. lmW Thompaon. W. M. : J. L. Clark. S. W. ; E. E. Woodcock. J. W. ; A. W. Orton. Sec. : J. Ii. Auten. Treas. On St. Johna Dav. Dec. 27. ther will be a joint in stallation of officers with the Order of EuHleru Star, to ho followed bv a ban auet. Woodcock & Leonard are at the front aa uaual with a handsome calendar. It ia of a ruHtio nature, the most prom inent figure being a representation 0f bin buck. DIABOLICAL Some Unknown Vilfain PutsStrych nine Into Sugar Bowl Joe Ambrose, the Well Knotfn West Side Rancher find Ills Mired Man Almost Done to Death Same Dose Kills Two of His Fine Hogs Joe Ambrose, a ranchman of Por tugese birth who resides on the West Side of the vallev. reports that on laat Tuesday evening aa he ana hia two hired men. one of whom waa a carpen ter, began to partake of their tuoper. they diacovcred a atrangelv bitter taste to the codec and tea. in which sugar had been added. Mr. Ambrose had taken a bud of the tea and the othera had merely tasted their coffee. He at once made up bia mind that the beverages had been poisoned, eo be poured the coffee and tea into the alop pail and tried the sugar, which he found to be of a bitter taste. He car ried the bIod to two cf bia hogs and thev became aick at once and shortly afterward died. He himself became deathly aick. but bv taking a auantitv of grease mixed with aalL he soon re covered. Somebody bad olaced strych nine in hia sugar bowl. Dr. Smith of thia citv waa aent for at once and ar- The Examiner Wishes SPECIAL TRAIN FOR LAKEVIEW PEOPLE Mony People Go Out On First N.-O.-O. Pas senger Train In accordance with hia agreement. General Manager Dunawav aent a special train ud from Davia Creek to convey. a number of Lakeview people to that point where thev took the reg ular train Monday morning for differ ent points. The outgoing passenger were Mr. and Mra. W. Lair Thompson. Mr. and Mra. J. N. Watson. Mr. and Mrs. U. D. Brown. K. E. Kooaer. Norman Jaoobson. Mra. S. T. Colvin and aeveral othera. Mr. and Mra. E. R. Patch were also paasongera aboard the train. Mr. Patch will vihlt numerous California cuius ana expects to return with a bunch of prospective investors on the excursion train January 7. POSONNG J rived within three houra. He adminis tered emetica to Ambrose's hired men 1 and thev soon recovered from the 'effects of the poison. Mr. Ambrose states tnat he and one of his men were working that afternoon in a lot a ; hundred yards from the house bevond a atrawstack out of sight of the house, and the carpenter in a different diree ' tion. neither one of them having been , in the house during the afternoon ; that he ia sure the sugar waa not affected at the noonday meal, aa all of them had partaken of it then. Mr. Ambrose ia ouite certain that none of hia friends placed the poison in hia sugar bowl and is entirely in ignorance of the person who perpetrated the out rage All that he knows is that be and hia men made a very narrow escape from death, and that he ia minus two big bogs, his other hogs were in differ ent per a had got none of the poisoned alop. a Merry Xmas to All FIRST SERVICE IN CATHOUCCIIURCH Mass and Sermon by Father Schmitt Sunday Morning: Next Next Sunday, December 24. the new Catholic church will be opened for' di vine service. High Mass and Sermon at 10 o'clock. After Masa Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Chriatmaa aervicea will commence at 8 o'clock, with first masa. and 10 o'clock, high masa. All are cordially invited. Matniaa Schmitt. S. J.. Pastor. Tho above announcement marks an important epoch in the history of Lake view and of Lake County. The. church ia perhana one of the finest structures of us aize on the count, oeinjr con etructed of brick and atone. It would be a credit to a town many sue of Lakeview. and it ia n. to add that we are all proud of it. the aervicea will no doubt be lare attended. The fact that tne new Catholie church baa been completed sufficiently to permit ita being used for religious aervicea. as it will be on Sundav next is a matter of congratulation for tbeconv mi'nitv. Hitherto the members of that aocietv have been compelled to wor ship in a private house, but hereafter thev will possess and occupy their new church building, which ia large and commodious, and will be furnished in good taste, affording aatisfaction to the numerous communicants. Rev. Father Schmitt ia especially to be con gratulated on the opportune comple tion of the new structure, be having been especially aolicitoua in working for the early completion of the work. That thia end haa been brought about bv the generosity of people of the com munity of all Bhadea of religious thought ia also a matter of congratulation for the community aa a whole. The new church building is a credit to the town. WAREHOUSES NOW BEINGERECTED Post & King: and Reno Brewing: Co. First to Get Busy The warehouse district at the rail road varda promises to be a busv place for the next aeveral months. Post & King have alreadv completed an ice bouse at the foot of Bullard atreet. while the Reno Brewing company ia building a warehouse and ice storage plant combined. The building will be 22x65 feet in aize. and ia being erected under the supervision of J. C. Brock lesbv. Other business bouses will erect warehouses, and when work ia com menced on the railroad depot and ware bouse there will be quite a large num ber of men emoloved. Ignores Lafferty Washington. Dec. 14. Congressman Hawlev today recommended the re appointment of Frank Davev as recei ver of the Burns Land Office. This action ia taken as an indication of the Administration's ignoring Laffertv's recommendations of candi dates for important places in bia own district, as it ia known Hawlev would make no independent recommenda tion for a place in Laffertv's district unless be was requested to do so ty the Administration. Joseph E. Polk haa been appointed postmaster at Butte. Lake County. Eat Oregon Apples Chicago. HI.. Dec. 8. Oregon apples scored a big hit yesterday when visi tors to the big land show at the Coli aeum here were presented with one of the big lucioua prize winners bv the officials of the Union-Southern Pacific railroad. The apples had been sent to the show Bv Oregon growers who were anxious that their fruit could be put into the mouths of aa many Chicagoana aa it was possible to reach in one dav. 1 he program of speeches and music which had been prepared was given in one of the Union-Southern Pacific halls J. H. O Neil), acting aa Governor West'a personal representative, and Tom Richardson of Portland, made the principal speeches and pounded home in the minds of their auditors the fact that Oregon is the best and fastest growing state in point of population ana wealth per capita of any in the Union. No Jobs Yet It seems strange that all of the wise railroad builders of Southern uregon have aa vet failed to land a iob with any of the big corporations. The Examiner man thinks be will take a hand in the game ahortlv In honea that he will be mpre auccessful than the other members of the fraternitv. Par. hana a loon around over te county. with Lakeview aa the atartin oaint . would secure more business than any other route, although a few oranoh lined to the webt. north an J eait in av also be included. Some very nice postal card vlewi of the first train to leave Lakeview have been on sale here the past few dava. Despite tne weather, the views are very clear. ! LAKEVIEW TO GET OREGON EASTERN B anch From East and West Line South In Near Future The Oregon Eastern Railway ha filed aupplementarv articlea of incor poration with the Secretary of Stat at Salem, which, among other thing. provide far a branch line to Lakeview. The caoital stock baa been increased from $1,000,000 to S6.000.000. which will complete the east and weat line acroaa the state, aa well as the Klara-ath-Natron line, now under construc tion and the Lakeview branch. The survey of the latter waa made at few veara eince. the junction with tha eaat and weat line being at a point about 65 miles north and aix miUe eaat of Lakeview. the eurvev passing alone the east shore of Abert lake. While this step doea not necessarily mean that the company will start at once to extend ita line to Lakeview,. vet it doea show that the Harriman in terests intend to control thia rection of the state and make it tributary t Portland. Provisions and soooiea are now be ing shipped to Vale for the Utah Con struction Co.. which company haa that contract for building the line through the Malheur Canvon. The first work to be done ia the ruilding of a good) wagon road in the canvon for use im freighting in supplies. Plana have beeia perfected for the transfer to the can von of all the grading crewa now work ins in Idaho. Nevada and Oregon. ae that bv early sorine? a great body of workmen will be busv rushing the work, through to interior Oregon and to wards Burns. Coyotes Plentiful Michael Sarrv. the Guano Valley sheep man. was in town Tuesday laat attending to business matters. Mr. Barrv states that the covotea are num erous in hia locality, and aa evidence he oroueht in a large number of covote hides on which he collected the bountar at the County Clerk's office. Good Street Work Citv Marshal Brown haa been mightv busv during the past two weeks super intending the work of graveling Center atreet. He haa had seven or eight: teams and a large force of men en gaged in the work, and it is now com ing along in excellent shape. Marv people have visited Bullard canvon to see the wagons loaded from the large) chutes. FLATCAR SPECIAL TO NORIN VILLA First R. R. Excursion from Lakeview Took Place Last Sunday The first excursion out of Lakeview occurred last Sunday afternoon, when a number of people 1 10k advantage of the aoecial train to make a trio ts Norin Villa, the first station south.' Included in the party were Mr. a'nd Mra. A. W. Orton. Mr. and Mrs. Thou S. Farrell. Mra. T. E. Uarnard. Mm S. O. Cressler. Mrs. J. E. Norin. Mrs. W. M. Harvey. Mrs. E. E. Kinehart. Misses Ruth. Ellen and Mariorie Ber- nard. Mary Harvford. Ruth uuur. Mildred Hervford. and Mastera Rodnavi Bernard and Vene Rinehart. After anending a ahort time at the Villa thev were met by autoa anl returned home, all agreeing, that the trip wasv simply delightful. Gamo Mighty Scarce A late arrival on the atxve fi-mm Klamath Falls sava that the only thin he saw while enroute. in the totm of a wild animal waa one lone littla cotton tail ratVr. and that one crossed tho road in front of the etato whilu it waa croea'"! vtlv. a fVw mle west of thu iii.v !lc3u.-Ck iit tw 4.un.t)r'a gun and the increase of peculation hua d-'"n the covote. the deer and! other wild dii.ns of the forest and aaiM !iir out of the country or In to- the Uuovuih ul tlietu.i:u ...... j iriiim the stageroad.