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About Lake County examiner. (Lakeview, Lake County, Or.) 1880-1915 | View Entire Issue (March 14, 1912)
With Soft Detatchable
Collars & French Cuffs
IIY NOT discard that laundricd collar
and put on a comfortable soft one?
We have just received a larpe assort
ment of soft shirts with the detach
able soft collars, button down corners
soft French cutis There are a score
of patterns to select from, creams and
tans, also hpure ana stripe enects.
They may be had in Percales, Pongees and
Mercerized Materials. Geo P. Idc & Co. of
Troy, New York makes them. The prices arc
$1.25, SI .75, $2.00
GET YOUR NEX TSUIT HERE
THE QUALITY STORE
More Acts Providing- For
In the State
The Examiner is in receipt of cooies
of two different good roads bills ore
Dared bv the Oregon State Grange.
Following is a abort svnorjsia of each
bill as prepared bv the executive com
mittee, comooeed of C. E. S pence. A.
I. Mason and C. L. Shaw :
For an JAct. creatine the office of
State Highway Engineer, defining
duties, fixing his salary, Droviding tor
the imDrovement of all roads, any Dart
of which shall be constructed bv
money procured under the authority
of Section 10. Article XI. of the Con
stitution, providing for cooDeration be
tween the State Highway Engineer and
countv officers having charge of county
roads, and making aDDrooriations to
carrv out the ourpose of this Act.
For an Act Droviding for the holding
of road meetings and county road meet
ings and defining their duties: Drovid
ing the method bv which voters of anv
countv in this state mavbe provided for
the issuing of bonds for the construc
tion Dermanent uublic roada in that
countv : providing the manner of loca
tion and construction of such roads :
Droviding methods of issuing, selling
and oaving such bonds, and Droviding
for the exDenditure of the money real
Eugene Schmitz. former mavor ofj
San Francisco, who was indicted in
Mav 1907. on a charge of bribing super
visors in the so-called "gas cases."
was set free in San Francisco March
15 bv a jurv in the Superior Court, act
ing under instruction from Judge Law
lor. The court held that no evidence
connecting the defendant with the
crime of bribery had been introduced
at the trial and that, had the jurv dig
regarded his instructions and returned
a verdict of guilty, he would have been
forced to set aside such a verdict under
the law as intertreted by tr.e State
Suoreme Court, even if Ruef had testi
fied at the trial.
Immediately after the proceeding.
Judge Lawlor entered an order for
Ruef's return to San Quintin to finish
his 14 vear term. The ending of the
Schmitz trial is taken in San Francisco
as the last ol the so-called "graft
Mrs. Mabel Hov Foster, of New
Pine Creek, gave a verv interesting
demonstration of the Fletcher method
of teaching music at the home of Mrs.
I). C. Schminck. on Tuesday of this
week. About a dozen ladies were pre
sent and all were highly impressed
witn the simple, vet thorough and com
Drehensive metnod of instruction. Mrs.
Foster will be in Lakeview on Thurs-
oay ana rriaav oi mis week to organ
ize a class of beginners aa well as more j
advanced students. All mothers who
are interested In having their children
study music should take this oppor
tunity of seeing for themselves the
merits of the Fletcher method. Mrs.
Foster is highly competent as an in
structor, having spent vears in the
study of music, and having had the
good fortune to be a pupil for three
yeara of the originator of the method.
In tbia weeks issue of the Examiner
aDDeara the announcement of E. R.
Patch as a candidate for countv clerk
on the Democratic ticket. Mr. Patch
has been a resident of this countv for
the oast eight or ten years and is now
engaged in the real estate business.
He makes the only opponent for this
office on the Democrat ticket, against
the ureaent incumbent F. W. Payne.
J. M. Batchleder. who baa been
nursing a lacarated ankle for the past
several weeka baa not recovered from
the injury as rapidlv as was expected.
It was deemed necessary by bia ohvsi
eian Dr. T. V. Ball to place the mem
ber in a plaster of Paris cast which
was done Saturday last. It is hoped by
Mr. Batcbelder'a manv friends that the
experiment will lead to bis hasty re
covery. Last week Ueorge Ede. the "terres
trial wave detector." woae reputation
as a locator of artesian water, discon
tinued work for the preoent on the well
on the ON'eill and Dunlap ranch west
of town. The well was driven to a
depth of 380 feet and auite a flow was
obtained. It is the opinion of Mr. EJe
that a better flow can be bad on this
property and in the near future he will
sink the well to a greater depth in or
der ti secure better results.
Our good friend Jim Barry savs he
has been keot auite busv during the
past winter months on the "desert"
convincing some of the Erin skeptics
that Oregon is a Dart ot the United
States. He savs his arguments have
been a'Jeried by the instructions the
vounger generations receive before em
barking for this country. Thev are told,
he savs. not to stop in Oregon but to
go straight to Warner Valley and herd
eheeo for Bill Barry.
W. K. Hervford Tuesday closed a
deal with John Flvnn for the purchase
of a one-half interest in the Shamrock
saloon. This property is located on
Water street and the buy included an
interest in the building us well as the
business. Mr. Hervford has been em
ployed in the Shamrock for fever a I
vears and his venture in becoming
closer connected with the business will
no doubt add to the popularity of the
f. W. Jones. F. M. Chrisman, and
O. C. Cadv Saturday came down from
Silver Lake. Messrs Jones and Chria
man were looking after businens in
terests in this section while Mr. Cadv.
who is a Republican candidate for
County Clerk, was feeling the public's
pulse in regard to the political situa
tion. He visited New Pine Creek while
down and stated that he had received
flattering assurance as to the success
ot his candidacy. The party returned
Nate Wilcox, who last week return
ed from Ashland where be spent the
Winter Btates that be experienced no
trouble whatever in making the drive
to Lakeview. The roads were except
ionally good all the way over until
Drews Vallev was reached, and from
there to Lakeview he found more or
less mud. This indicates that Lake
countv is not alone experiencing a dry
Winter, and other sections are also like-
lv to feel the effect of luck of moisture
J. H. Kirkoatrick waa up from Wil
low Ranch a few davs since, and he is
verv enthusiastic over the bright future
in store for hU section. Mr. Kirk
oatrick is now considering the proposi
tion of subdividing a portion of his
1500 acre ranch, and if he does there
will be an opportunity for profitable
investments. That particular part of
SHAFFER AGAIN IN LIGHT
Continual from first pain
ita claim in the hands of Deputy Sheriff
P. D. Keeder to collect who attacked
th much-claimed milkers and brought
them to Silver Lake.
Nash followed the stock to this town
ami. wnen nia laix and other Dowers
of persuasion failed to away Deputy
Reeder and Justice Marvin, he sought
the counsel of Attorney T. a. McKin
nev. Mr. McKinnev not only acted aa
atttornev for Nash but became the
bondsman of bia client In the replevin
Attorney Benson, of Bend, counsel
for the bank, will be in Silver Lake
on March 16 when the tank will make
another effort to gain Dossession of the
Drooertv for which it holds a mort
H la claimed by tne local officials
that Nash o (Tared bribes in an effort to
obtain Doasesaion of the eowa without
The above from the Silver Lake
Leader in conjunction with the follow
ing list of chattel mortgages filed in
the Countv Clerk'a otfie. shows that
the late "Gunman" was indeed a clever
rogue. There are six unsatisfied chat
tel mortgages recorded on the countv
records and all were given from the
time of December SO. 1910. to Novem
ber 14. 1911. or lesa than one vear.
December SO. 1910. he gave his note,
in the sum of $298.65 to the First
National Bank, of Bend. Oregon, which
was secured by personal property.
February 15. 1911. his note secured bv
peronal DroDerty was given to Mrs.
Bell Phillips for 1110. March 3, 1911.
one to George F. Beckman for $150.
security homes and wagons. Another
note dated May 6. 1911. waa given W.
H. Million for $600. secured bv hones
and wagon. The last to Eastern Ore
gon Banking Co.. for $275 on cattle.
From the above it would seem that
be showed no partiality as he waa just
as liberal in giving the banking institu
tions a trial as he waa in "cracking"
an individual. It is said that his oer
Dretations were easily facilitated by
his personality and smoothness of
Died In Alturas
J. C Wing was brought down from
Lakeview on the train Wednesday and
taken to the Hotel Curtis. He was
suffering with heart trouble and died
during the night. He was being taken
to a lower altitude in hones of improve
ment. Alturas Plaindcaler.
Mr. Wing, as the Examiner previ
ously stated was suffering from a
severe attack of heart trouble at the
time he was taken from Lakeview .
He came here last fall from New York,
and waa about 50 years of age. He
was the father of Mrs. Olive Gravce
who left Lakeview a short time prior
to her father's lllress.
Willow Ranch News
Clara Stnbling. Postmaster at Wil
low Ranch, having tendered her resig
nation as Postmaster, sometime ago.
received notice on the 5th of March
giving the patrons of her office 15 davs
to secure a new applicant for the posi
tion, if there is not a new applicant in
15 davs the office will be discontinued,
so savs Uncle Sam.
The old Willow Ranch Hotel has been
taken down and a new Hotel built
from the material at tne Willow Ranch
Some new interests have shown in
the mining district of Willow Ranch.
Three or four new claims having been
Vale Elects Officers
The business men s ticket won over
the open town ticket last week in one
of the hardest tought elections ever
held in Vale. The saloon Question was
the main issue and an the result Vale
will continue to license onlv two sa
loons. The "open town" platform
favored the issuing of the licenses to
all applicants and opposed to the Pre
sent monopoly, which gives two licenses
to the highest bidder, which for $5000
has been given the last two vearfl to
Henry Thomas of Tacoraa.Wash. Eight
or ten applicants were ready to pay
the $100 per month it licenses could be
Tbe officers elected were : I. W.
Hope, mavor: H. R. Dunlan. S. Hum
phrey, and J. S. Edwards, for council
men: James Rodgerfl. for recorder; B.
W. Mnlkey, treasurer, and Jack Dolan.
Gets Missouri Bride
Rov Carev. of the West side. Satur
day returned from a trin to Missouri
whither he went to capture a bride.
His trio proved most successful as on
the return trip it required two tickets
instead of one.
Mr. Carev has resided with his father
on the West Side the past couple of
years, thev having purchased theChas.
Morris place. The happv couple Mon
day departed for the ranch where thev
expect to make their future home. The
Examiner extends congratulations.
Goose Lake Valley Is considered one
of the verv best Dart of this favored
section, and can produce watermelons
and other fcemi-trooical fruits In perfection.
Decision Will De Prece
dent of Former Cases
Klamath Herald: Fred II. Milla and
J. II. Carnahan have returned from
Portland, where thev apoearcd in the
federal court of euultv in the Issue In
volving the aeveral homesteads in 87
10. which are located a few miles
east of thla city. Durna the visit in
Portland Attorney Milla argued a de
murrer in the ease of A. D. Daniels
against Miss Jeaaia Wagner and Valen
tine Barnhard. two of the claimants to
land whose rights are disputed bv
Danlela. who la a well known timber
oocrator. with bia home in Khlneland.
Wia. His attorneys are Piatt & West
of Portland. The same plaintiff has
cafe against Mark Howard and one
other land claimant, whose Interests
are looked after by Lafe Conn, the
Lakeview lawver. while Vestal H.
Wakefield, brother of Fire Chief Wake
field of this citv. and John C. Leonard,
have been made defendants also. J. II.
Carnahan being their legal adviser.
Originally there were about a dozen
homesteaders whose lands were Involv
ed, but it is probable that tha real
battle will orove to be between the de
fendants above darned. It la believed
that the decision In the cane argued
bv Mr. Milla will act aa a precedent
for the otheT caaea. and that what Is
decided in that one will apply to the
Originally the state had the lands
about 1.000 acres, under the Indemnity
scrip, when Mr. Daniels sought to have
the land made exempt from this. The
state finally lifted tbia claim from the
land, and right after thia the home
steaders filed on it. eventullv taking
patents. But meantime Danlela con
tinued his efforts to get control of
the land bv using forest reserve scrip.
He now asks the federal equity court to
declare the homesteaders trustees of
the legal title to the various pieces of
land, be claiming that the legal title
vests in him
PETITIONS ARE COMING IN
Continued from flrxt psi;
the Republican National Convention.
Wood row Wilson'a petition as a can
didate for president at the Democratic
primaries, was filed at Salem March
9 bv PauI S. Seelev of Portland, who
has tsken an active interest in placing
the name of the New Jertev governor
before the Democratic voters. The
completed petition contains approxi
mately 1475 names, drawn from 16
counties in Oregon. The circulators
are in the field about 10 davs. and the
result is regarded as gratifying, con
sidering the small Democratio regis
tration and the corresponding reauired
in obtaining signatures. Wilson is the
first of the Democratic candidates to
be officially placed in the race, and bv
tiling todav his supporters will be ble
to take foiice in the "tote's official
To Plant Trees
When Claude Seager was in Lake-
view last week he informed an Exam
iner representative that there would
probably not be less than 35.000 fruit
trees planted in the Davis Creek sec
tion during the coming Spring. Of this
large number the Davis Creek Orchards
Co. will plant more than 20.000. while
the remaining 15.000 will be act out bv
It is alao planned to raino pot c toes in
a commercial wav in the same section
of Goose Lake Vallev. and a sufficient
acreage will be planted to vield at leant
40 carloads for shipment next frail.
White Marries Squaw
Alturas Flaindealer: In the early
settlement of the west marriages be
tween the white men and Indian womet.
were of frequent occurence. Most of
them, however, were mere marriages
de convenience, as the Frenchmen
would sav. and the white man was
usually designated as a "sauaw man."
and did not hold a verv high position in
fashionable society. Of late, however,
this mating of the white and the cop
per colored races, like angles visits,
have been few and far between.
It was somewhat of surprise, there
fore, when last Sunday Justice Arm
strong was called upon to unite George
Sherell. a white man. and Blind Jenny,
a damsel of the Tit Uiver tribe. We
fear it will be but another case of
"The Modoc maid and the Boston
Notice to Public
To new realdenta. To those who
have recently moved into our neighbor
hood we extend a special invitation to
visit our store and see the manv wavs
in which we can help vou. Either in
sickness or in health vou are looking
for a good drug store, one on which
vou can depend. Itelv on ua to take
thorough care of all orders placed In
our hands. Thornton's Drug Store.
HunsciuBE rojuiiK i;x a m i nek
A Large Merger
A dispatch from Klamath Falls to
tha Salem Statesman, savs: Tha
Klamath Development Company. In
which the rhief owners arc W. P. John
son. Q. X. Wendling. Herbert Fllah
hacker and Mortimer Flelahhacker. baa
been Incorporated to amalgamate sev
eral Interests heretofore not Included In
It. The corporation now controls in
terests said to aggregate tti0.000.000.
Tha amalgamation Includea tha old
Klamath Development company, the
Hot Springs company, tha Pioneer
Preaa Publishing comnanv. tha White
Pelican Mineral Springs company, tha
Klamath Investment company. the, 8.
U. Johnson company tha White Pelican
Tha above Includes the Pioneer
Press Publishing company. In the
merger, however. Samuel Evana the
present publisher, repudiates this
statement and claims to ba sole owner
of the publication.
White Leghorns Only
Eight cents each
H. F. SMART
Long Valley, California
It pays to he prudent
when it comes to pro
tecting your gnrtlens
from the squirrel varmin
HILL & REYNOLD'S
SQUIRREL AND GOPHER
FOR SALE IN ALL QUANTITIES
J. N. Watson
Farm Land a Specialty
LAKEVIEW : OREGON
J. O. DODSON
Dorris Motor Oars
announces that all Dorris Cars sold by
him will be taken down and overhauled
once each year absolutely free of charge
Lakeview Tailoring Co.
WANTED: Positions foe
Hand Men, nil trades, nlso
rooms for litfht housekeep
ing. Jesse Darnell, Mr.
Stone's Kes., Main Street.
NEVER PUT OFF UNTIL
TOMORROW WHAT YOU
CAN DO TODAY!
Stop as you go by the
The Economy Store
and price their stock of
Groceries, also their
Shoes, Socks, Gloves,
Sweaters, Dress and
Don't look back and
regret that you did not
trade at the
"wlthatrvetgth and as
tliy lwyi pla
LEVI STBAUSS (EL CO.
Ma P. Hopkins
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Lakeview : : Oregon
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