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VOL. III.-N O . :m.
L A ID L A W , CROOK COUNTY, OREGON, SATU R D AY, JU R Y 25. 1908.
PROBE SUIT HERE
W H O LE NO. 142
Stung! Beware GERKING
$10,000 OF C. S. I.
the Source Of ft
J. N. H. Gerking has filed suit
M. Clt AW FOltl), attorney j
for 116,000 damages, in the State
• general o( the State of Ore-
¿John Alilen ^ e ib jry will reliniui.ah control o f ’the Chronicle with court at Portland, against W A.
Ron, and pnriv, arrived in Laidlaw
next week’s issue starvation, and NOT W. P. Myers, being res Laidlaw, as head of the Columbia
Sunday nigbt, July 1“ vir. the
ponsible for our dcciuion. Myers will laugh at this denouement, Southern irrigating company, al
mountain route from Detroit, ir-
but "he laughs Ix^t^who laugh«!last, ” and our laugh ia coming, for leging misrepresentation in the sale
eom|ianied l»y C. W. Allen, C. I*, j
we don’ t intend to forsake ('rook county and we expect to start, of a tract of land in this segregation.
Decker, William O. Stile« and F. |
up in Laidlaw again when able. You can’ t keep a good man down. | Atti rr.evs for the plaintiff are
K. Dayton of this city, who left the
¿With malice toward none, and charity for all, but cautioning all ‘ Carter <L Dufur, of Portland.
Tuesday previous to meet them.
to In* on the lookout for "lemons,’ ’ we consign the many friends to
The taking ol deposition« and oral
inevitable printed feast of vindication, boiler-plate, pied spell*
testimony in liie autmf the I'eople
famine of new«. Failure in duty done is not failure. Our
ngMiiitl W. .V Laidlaw and the
Promoters of the Ala«ka-Yukon
mayhap, repose in the "coals of fire” of another.
Columbia Southern irrigating com
Pacific exposition, to he held at
pany l«-gan Monday, July Id an !
Seattle in 1000, long ago decided
was concluded \Veln«<lay noon,
that the States of Washington and
July Hi, hy mutual agreement be
Oregon should have the beet and
tween couneel for both «idea.
largest displays on exhibit at the
The plaintiff«’ case was conduct
big fair. To further this idea and
ed hy Attorney-General Crawford,
insure this end a representative to
f ir the State; and John K. knllock
collect, preserve and forward the
of Cortland. for the receiver, Geo.
products of farm and factory was
I.. Simmon*, and tlie «eitlere of this
appointed in each city and town,
segregation; Seneca Smitii repre
J. N. B. Gerking was appointed
sented VV. A. i.nidlaw, now living
He is now ready to
at M t. Tulw*r, < )regon; and Attorney ‘
receive exhibits of gram, potatoes
Kaslerley cf I’ortland cross-exam
and fruit; in fact, any local prod
ined witnesses for the company.
uct; and will call for same when
Kirk Whited, the local C. S. I. Co.
lawyer,eat with hi« contemporary
ass.w-iatef at the barrister«’ table,
tiut took no active part in the pro
ceeding«. II. C. Kllie, of Hcnd,
W, P. Myers, who «eeks to oust
took the testimony, having t>een
the Seabury« from possession of the
appoinU-d hy the federal court at
Chronicle plant by fair means or
Portland aa commissioner for that
foul, thereby rendering useless a
purjinse. Mr#. II. C. Kllis recorded
contract of sale written by himself,
the evidence ttciiographicullv. The
ami signed in triplicate by himself,
next and probably final step in the
the Seaburys and three accredited
matter will In* the trial of tin* case
witnesses, read the printed gage of
before Judge W o lverton at Portland
the editor like a precocious “ kid.”
und liiw verdict this full.
- H a , ha! Huh*! Um-eouw!” and
Among the local settlers who
then, realizing the way in which
deponed a« witnesses in their own
his “ clever’’ little ••steal” of money
behalf were K. II. James, George
paid itiin on the plant was being
W . Wimer, F. K. Day ton, C. W.
thwarted, he said: “ Very well, Sea
Allen, C. P. Decker, J. N. II. tier- The Editor W ho Waa “ Handed a’ Lemon.” but. Like the’ Headgatc bury, very well;” and later, with
king, Albert Harper, D. II Koch
feigned innocence (which would
Homesteader and Sisters Petitioners, Refused to “ Suck” It.
enderfer, Frank Mnrk, J. M. Sirv,
even make old Laidlaw blush); “ I
He is About to Issue a Directory o f ( rook County; $1.
J. C. TulLir and others. So very --------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------- thought you were my friend.”
uniform and disparag.ng waa their
!>ah! such deceit. Too bad men
evidence that Attorney Knsterley
like that couldu’t have practiced
in the chancery courts of England
What a doleful tale!
during the reign of King Charles!
Wednesday afternoon the, after
Then Lawyer Myers scratched
adjournment, the entire party paid ' ,’ tTen citizens o f Laidlaw attended a rousing and’ enthusiastic rail bis head, uprooted six gray hairs
u visit to liend, being driven up by road meeting at Lara hall, Bond. Monday night. G. W.^Horner, E. and decided to pay the towu con
Ted Henry and F K. Dayton,
B. James, W. P. Myers and|J. N. B. Gerkmg driving up with C. C. stable 50 cents.
That didn’t hurt
At M o’clock Thursday morning Bennett; ami William G. Stiles, Fred N. Wallace, John A. Seabury tl\e constable any. Then he bunt
Attorney (ieueral Crawford and his and M. S. Bullard going up the west side with GeorgelL. Simmons. ed up Seabury. “ I merely wanted
son, State Engineer Lewis and At The meeting was addressed by Uoscoe Howard, general manager to make formal demand lor pos
torney Kollock took their departure |of the Deschutes irrigation^and power company; by Mr. Redfield, session of the plant.” *iuoth be.
lor Salem and Portland by way of ¡and by Mr. Lara. A dozen o f the 200 men in the audience also ex
“ Refused,” replycd Seabury.
the Mamies and old trail. Messrs. pressed themselves in hearty accord with the undertaking. Almost
Then Missther Myers sjamt 50c.
Allen, Duvton and ion went alto. $100,000 ,n eish, Uhcr and material has already been sjbrcribod.
more looking up Miss ix'abury.
Asks Farm ers to Aid.
First Guos Are Fired.
C E N T R A L OREGONR.\R.
PLANS ASSUME POINT