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About The Evening herald. (Klamath Falls, Or.) 1906-1942 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 11, 1911)
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KtAMATH FALLS, OKBOON, WIWNKHDAY, OCTOBER n, iu
END CAME AT NOON
, PHOMIKKNT CITIMCN, WELL
KNOWN IN NEWSPAPER, TIN.
IIKH AND POLITICAL ENTER
I'MHKH, NO MOHH
Joseph 0. I'lorco died at Ilia family
mldcnrr, 70 Comer avonuo, nt noon
today, after an Illness of six week
ill i)iliolil fever. Mr. Ploreo'e eondl
linn liml boon Improved materially
ilutliiK Ilia last fnw days, but the rally
wins lo bar been but I ho last mill
lr of forces which could not bring
him completely away from danger,
nml lila physlrlnns practically gave up
hope yesterday, ao that the paaalnK,
hrn It came, wm not unexpected,
Mr. I'lcrco wa born'at Forcstvlllo,
Chautauqua county. Now York, on
Mny Ilth, 1MB, whern ho pnt his
boyhood and tho period of hla school
Ins. which waa of sradomlc form. For
a short time ho followed the career
of a mining engineer In tho coal re
nlnn In tho neighborhood of Scran
ion, l'a., and waa later associated with
hit brother, A. L. Pierce, In pine lum
ber operations la Central Pcnnsylvn
nl, through the Allegheny mountain
district, and It waa thla business -In
lilrh be made a marked success In
Ulcr yrare. It Mewing to attract hla
energies and talent aa no other en
terprise. He raano west In 1M7, locating In
ttm Puget Bound country, where he
li.nl tho moat of hla training la the
lumber and limber bualaees. He Irat
rnmn to Southern Oregon In lilt,
i ponding the greater part of hla time
with hla brother, Charles It. Pierce,
In handling and grouping timber
Innds, until lll.
Mr. Plerco'a largett achievement
In thla line of endeavor waa In con
nection wltbj hla uncle, the late Hon.
A U. Hopkins, who waa a Pennsyl
vania congreaaman, and who pawed
nway some montba alnco. Thla ac
(umpllihment waa the acquisition ny
inn two men of 40,000 acres of timber
in tho Jenny Creek country, In which
Mr. Pierce held a targe Interest, which
still belong to hla estate.
Tho deceased came to Klamath
Tolls In the sprint of till, and In
that year purchased from D. 11.
Worthlngtnn tho Klamath Palls Kx
l row, which waa thei, a weekly paper
i ml has since evolvM Into the dally
now known aa the Pioneer Press.
Mr. Pierre conducted the newspaper
with marked success for several years,
with mercantile business aa a side
Issue. Hla Individual writings la the
paper showed marked characteristics
which testlied to hla ability aa a
nnwspaper man, and the likelihood of
exceptional success' had he chosen to
Hire his time exclusively to newspa
per work. Ha anally sold the paper
to noy Hamaker. In politics Mr.
I'lerco waa alwayg active and aggres
sive, hla prominence la the controver
sies that' occupied the partlee being
During hla residence la Klamath
Kills Mr. Pierce was Impressed with
Hie opportunities offered for Invest
ment In real estate la the county aa
well aa la etty property, and accum
Myriads Of Butterflies Accounted
For By Discovery Of Lakevlew Man
Ths myetsry of the origin of tho
myriads of buttsrltss that have been
seen In varloua localities of Oregon
and California has at last been solved
by ths dlseovory by W. Rocks rick of
Lakeview that tkoasaads of tka aban
doned eoceaaa of tka Insects ars to ha
found la tka 'busk brush" la tka up
tends aad higher altitudes abovs
Lakevlew, sopeolalty oa tka aorta
slope at tho hillsides.
Buck brush tgkaowa to almost nv
ory rsstdsat of too owatjr, so a ds
serlptlea lo naaseessarr. Aa aaaml
nation of tho plaats whore tke.larvae
had a Idoatly.ko tHMMhstt dsm
oastratoe that tar M hooa short-
ulated a considerable lino of holdings
of this character.
Ha was twlco married, tils nut
wife bolng Miss Kda Applcgste, n
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I. 1), Apple
Ritto of this city, who passed n-way
sumo years since. In 1101 Mr. PImcii
wedded Miss Agnes Avery, n former
school mate In his native town of
Korcstvllle, N, Y and the two eainu
at onro to Klamath Palls, whoro they
had rrslded continuously. Mr. Plorco
U survived by tho wlfo and one son,
Albert Hopkins Pierre, who hag boon
away to school In California', but was
called homo lo his father's ticdsld
beforo tho end ramo.
The brother, Charles II. Pierce, for
merly of this city, but now of Ath
land, was summoned hero, And ilto
leached Mr. Plerrn beforo dissolu
tion. It Is prolmlilu that no funeral eerv
Icfi wilt Im hold In Ibis city, as tho
plan la to tnko tho remains of Mr
Plvrco to hi old homo In New York
for Interment. Mrs. Plerro, the son,
Albert, and the brother, Charles II
Pierre, will accompany tho body to
the final resting place.
AT BOMII TRIAL
I.OH ANaEI.ES, Oct. II. After
Judge tkirdwell denied tho defenso
motion they mado for u change of
Judges, declaring he had no bias, Dis
trict Attornoy Fredericks consultid
his asacolatca and said: "We will try
James II. McNamara first, and we ask
the court to order John J. McNamara
back lo jail."
"That can be done later,"' said
Judgo Dordwell, who then ordered a
recess until I p. m.. when the work of
getting a Jury will be begun.
SLIPS ON JOIST,
HURTS HIS LEG
AUI.KTT IIUILUINU HUPEHIV-
TEN DENT HAH PAINFUL Attl
DENT, WHICH RKHULTM IN
I.. F. Anderson, who superintends
the erection of Arthur Arlott'a nuw
building opposite the now White Pel
ican hotol, mot with a painful nccl
Ho was stepping on a Joist about
two feet from the ground, missed his
footing and sllppod through, scraping
his right leg severely.
Tho member Is decidedly swollen,
and Mr. Anderson baa to limp around
temporarily with tho aid of a crutch.
As a Mond nut It. hla visible means
of support aro Impaired for the pret
ont, but are soon expected to be aa
good as ever.
SUIT EVIDENCE Abb IN
Evidence In the case of Howard B.
Davis against C. C. and Lena Low to
have foreclosed a lion baa been taken
In circuit court, and no decision will
bo arrived at by Judgo Henry L. Dan
son, who Is at Lakevlew, until the
testimony la extended.
lived boforo going Into ths Inal sUges
twfara hatching.' as ths leaves of the
plant wee not badly Injured, s
would bo supposed rrom ins targe
number that had evidently occupied
ur. iHek savs ths ramalalag mys-
tarv is how tho Insscts originally cans
to be oa' ths brush, aad from whaaev
thsy cams. Ths ffloo did ao apprsw
able damago anywhere, aa far aa una
be Isaraod from the newspaper ac
counts of thslr javaaloa.
Miss Opal Brown of the Baldwin
Hotel baa recovered from a few days'
From Alien Volley nro Mrs. A. I..
Belts and Mrs. C. Illsck at the llald
win. I.. K, Krlckdon of Chlloquln Is a(
Mr, and Mrs. J. M. Campbell of
Dunsmulr aro Ilaldwln guests.
M. II, Wamplcr Is at tho l.lvermore
leo Howell, at tliu Ilaldwln, Is
among tho recent arrivals from Lake
vlnw. LADIES, DID SOCIETY
IS 10 MEET TNONOW
Tomorrow afternoon .at 1:30
o'clock the Presbyterian Ladles' Aid
Society will meet at the homo of Mrs.
Coden. As they are expecting their
now pastor October IS they desire
every member of tho society to be
present at the meeting to discuss
plans for tho coming year. They will
hold the annual bataar on Saturday,
December I. t
TO BE REBUILT
WIIKCK MADE HUNDAV BY WIND
HTOKM Hl'CH AM TO DISCOUR
AOE PROMOTERS FROM MAK
NO IT OVER
I II Is understood that Dreamlaad
I dance pavilion wMI be ao mora, the
wreck mado of It by the storm Sun
day havlag beeiusuch that the pro
prietors think")! not worth whlls to
rebuild It. The gusts which kept the
Sabbath day from being seroae rlppsd
all the canvas off the etruetnre, aad
made a sight aomethlag like a large
family washing. It also demolished
practically all the framo work built
around tho sides of the dance door.
The lumber of the framework has
been sold and removed, but the Boor
and benches are still on the scene. The
pavilion was built by Tut Weedoa and
Edward W. Wakefield, volunteer Ire
chief and aubstltute city patrolman,
the latter having gone to Portland last
week with United States Marshal Les
lie. M. Scott, to help guard Dr. J.
Grant Lyman and ono other prisoner.
It Is understood that Weedoa will go
back to Dunamulr and take up his
work aa fireman on the Southern Pa-
The Dreamland resort had oaly
boon In operation about three months
when the cyclone attacked It, having
been constructed In Juno aad opsaed
about July 1. The date of the wlad
storm was October S.
PATK OK MHsXONAJUM
WOKXYINQ THsHK FMICKIMJ
Ualtsd Proas Bervles
HANKOW, Oct. 11. Anxiety as lo
tho fato of twenty-lve American mis
sionaries at Wuchang, which rebels
captured yesterday, w felt here.
All mrans of communication la cut
off from that city.
The rebellion la well organised,
with soms of ths most progrosslvo
men In China leading It.
SMOKE IN COURT
ONLY IN EQUITY
HAiniT IS TABOO WMRH CIRCUIT
PROCEEDINGS INVOLVB LAW
CASBB AND A JURY IS PfUWMT
IN THB COURT ROOM
Aa error la the Herald's Item about
smoking In court led to tka lafsrsaso
thai such Indulgence la permitted la
tho circuit court aa a ruls.
Bailiff Clarence O. Morgaa oorrsots
ths Impression by tho sUtsmsat that
when law cases are oa, with a Jury
oa hand, tho court permits ao smsk-
lag la tho court room, bat waaa
equity cases sto oa, with Judas Hoary
L. Boasoa constituting Judge aad
Jury, tho court aad lawyers aro al
lowed to have a smoko It thsy wbw
It. Tho habit Is taboo durlag Jury
that ih mmf or Turkish min.
IHTKVH frTATMIKNT, WHICH
HAH TRIMMINOa MADE Of PAR.
CONSTANTINOPLE. Oct. 11. Tho
ministry says Tripoli baa not surren
dered, and that Turks indicted a loss
on Italians, ft declare Tripoli forts
disabled two Italian battleships and
sank a torpedo boat. A garrison Is
ontrencbed near tho town. It repeata
that the Itallaas suffered heavy loss,
snd adda that when the Italian forces
tried to land at Derna the Turklah
Qarrlsoa repulsed them.
FIRK ROYS MAVB)
KITH TO TARl'OT
Late this morning the flro depart
ment had soms esercls). A tarpot
being used by J. C. Mongold, who Is
engaged on a Job hack of the Amer
ican house, caught Ire, and a hurried
call for the volaateers waa sounded.
Tho damage was practically nothing.
Prom this Urns oa ths Ire depart
ment will havs more work thaa It has
had durlag tho nmmer, for tho use of
mors stoves for heating purposes la
the cooler part of the year makes the
undesirable hlasss more numerous.
TAFT IN OREGON
IN EAM MORN
TRK PRESIDENTIAL RINBRARY
CAVSHS RXRCUTIVB TO LKAVK
STATE OP WASHMOTOX BOMK
Ualtsd Press Somas
TACOMA, Oct. 11. President Taft
left Tacoma- to visit Olympla. where
he will be a guest of Governor Hay
and stato officials. Centralla, Che
balls, Castle Rock, Kelso, Kalama nnd
Vancouver will receive presidential
Tonight the president leaves for
IS FROM RERUN
TEUTONS GIVEN CRBMT FOR AR.
RANGINO PRACR WHICH WILL
BK OFFICIALLY MASK KNOWN
IN NEAR PUTURB)
United Press Ssrvles
BBRLIN, Oct. 11. An armistice
has been arranged between Italy aad
Turkey, according to a statement
from a high omclal source here today.
Accordlag to the statement peace has
bcoa arragasd mainly through ths ef
forts of Osrmaay, aad while It will
not yet be oBclally proclaimed, to
farther hostilities will take place.
M ITALIAN AIM
Ualtsd Press Set vice
LONDON, Oct. 11. Dispatches la.
dleats that allied Turks aad Arabs ars
expected momentarily to attack Trip
oil. Italians have landed sold gaas
to assist defease. .
It Is generally agreed that the Irst
serious engagement haa beea already
fought. Prospects for peace aro
pjbtosUM war calworniai
RtWALL OBTB BT ATS BY 4 TO
Ualtsd Proas Service
IAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11. la
complete returns Indicate that sat
fragettss havo a slight lead.
Tho. recall swspt tho stato ay hur
to oao. aad laltlatlvo aad railroad
commission Ideas three nnd two to
Partial roports are In from 1,287
Tho cities are agalnat auffrage,
whllo rural districts favored It.
Other amendments are probably
Among Llvormoro arrivals aro E
11. Cardwell and wife, Henry Voss and
L. N. Qrlswold of Merrill.
DMART rOOi ROON SOLD;
J. E. 1HBAKER TAXES II
Chsrles Donart has aold tho Owl
pool room, C00 Main street, to J. A.
Hunsa-ker, son of R. E. Hunsaker, the
deal being effective yesterday, when
the new proprietor took possession.
Tho location of the business Is new,
It hsvlng been removed but a fow
weeks ago from n storo room on the
north side of Main, between Fourth
TO HAVE PLAYS
WOMEN FORM AN ORGANIZATION
TO CO-OPERATE WITH COM
MERCIAL CLUB IN MAKING
TOWN AND TERRITORY GROW
Special to Tho Hsraid
LAKBVIEW. Oct 11. The "Boost.
ars' Club" Is a new organisation of
ladles that aro forming to work co
operatively with ths. Lakovlew Com
mercial club. One of the things the
nsw organisation will do la the near
future la to have a number of plays
at the opera house, tho proceeds to
be for the beaelt of the club.
Mrs. H. O. Kuhl Is one of the active
orgaatsers of ths new work, nnd there
Is no doubt that the ladles will make
good, both at holding plare and being
atrong factor la tho up-balldlac of
The Lakovlew Commercial Club
will occupy their now quarters over
Hall ft Reynolds drug storo In a few
daya, as the building Is having some
alterations and repairs made to It
Tho Increase In membership of tho
club Is gaining, nnd ono feature s
that many residents from out of town
la the valley are Joining. This spirit
on the part of tho farmer and rancher
la one of the noticeable features of
the new era that la awakening In the
county,- and It la but a matter of n
abort time before Lake county will
havo an advertising ajnd publicity
eampatgB) atarted that afeould accora
pllsh great things. "
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Stahlman have
returned from Rocky Point, where
they have been conducting the Wilson
resort during the summer. The main
hotel has been closed for the winter,
although two rare takers remain, and
accommodations can be secured by
parties of duck hunters. Mr. Stahl
man states that ducks are qulto plen
tiful la that neighborhood, and hunt
ing parties come there ovary Sunday,
CITY HALL PLAN,
RINKHARrS WORK WAS TO UK
PAID FOR FROM PtWCEMM OF
BONDS WAT ARK AB YET NOT
Council will meet toalght, aad
probably the Issues committee will
make a report oa M. J. Rlnehart'a Mil
of 100 for plaas aad spsolaeatloaB
for a city hall. This bill waa lacurred
whsa It waa proposed to build a elty
hall oooUBt flS.Ml, aad ths pries
waa to laeluds supsrlatsndsasy of
ooastrasUoa, whisk waa to ho doas fey
tko dsotgaor of tko building. Tka
amouat waa to ho paid out of tko pro;
essds of boads aold for tko sRy kail
Later It wag decided to bulla a
klghor prised structure, aad I, Ja
Kaapp waa omployod to tot ao ptaaa
for the more expensive building. As
no bonds wero sold for oltbor a low
or high priced structuro this left Mr.
Rlnebart out aa an architect, and no
funds on hLnd with which to pay him
for tbo work.
It was nrgucd at ono meeting of
'ouncll that his payment would be
mado less than the $300, owing to the
fact that as the building for which bo
planned was not built nnd will not
bo, thero would bo no superintending
to be done, nnd tbst an offset was due
on that account.
The matter of what be should be
paid was referred to tho finance com
mittee, and It is jindorctood now that
Mr. Rlnehart Is willing to accept 1180
In cash or I22S In a warrant on the
general fund. The warrants have to
bo disposed of at a discount, as tbo
general fund Is without tnonoy, and
those who carry tho warrants ns nn
Investment must havo some profit.
It the city wero to stand out on the
plen that Its contract called for pay
ment out of the bond fund and tbat
It did not bavo to pay cxcoptlng out
of tbat fund, n local theorlzcr haa as
serted tbat a peculiar situation would
be brougLt about. Ho claims thst the
city would havo to sell tbe bonds to
keep Its part of tho original contract.
Thore soems to be no danger of coun
cil doing nnythlng like this, though.
and tbe chances nro that tbo bill will
bo amicably aettled by drawing oa tbe
Cbsrles D. 8hearer, vice president
of the Chlco Construction company.
who spent the summer hers looking
after the company's contract, left yes
terday afternoon for hla home at
CITY HAS MOVED
TO ITS NEW HOME
OTFICIAL CHAM1IF.RS OF CI1TY
FATHERS ARE NOW OLD ANT
LERS CLUB, PAGE-8TRATTON
City hall Is a thing of the pas: to
far aa being tho home of City Re
corder T. F. Nicholas and tbo city
council la concerned. Tbe entlro con-
tents of the old council chamber, with
safe, records nnd, furniture, In now
comfortably Installed In tbo old An
tlers club rooms In tho Page-Strattou
building, snd tho only reminders of
(be old homo left are In the form of
rubbish strewn about tho floor of tl'e
former official council hall.
The new' quarters are roomy, light
and clean, aad Judge Nicholas seems
to be well coniTtrd with tbo shift.
Tbe councllmen will appreciate the
Improved home, too, aa ths difference
Is a marked ono from the old, stuffy,
Ill-ventllaUd and poorly lighted legis
lative forum which waa used so long,
The rooms above the old quarters sre
still used, and the Ire department
may be said to "requlescat en pace,"
or at least does most of the time. Just
whsre It used to.
In This Section
Deputy Ualted States, Marshal
Frank Beatty of Portlaad, who la kere
hunting L. B. Thofaet, the companion
la Dr. J. Grant Lymaa light from
Providence hospital, Oakland, be
lieves that Tkorast Is at a sats dis
tance from Klamath rails, aad will
not ho foaad anywhere la ths neigh
borhood. Ho says that with a week's
start tka men would naturally be at a
aafa distance fey thlajlms. although
ha sxprssses coaldoaeo la ths govera
meat yet apprehending tka sscaper. r
Beatty theorises that the'two Wil
son brothers, who wers under a high
way robbery charts here, aad who are
saspostsd of tho Oow Crook saayooV
TO HOLD' INSTITUTE
STATE HUPHRINTRNDENT ABBS
OTHER. NOTEWORTHY IN
HTRUOTOHS WILL ATTEND AND '
On October II, and ! ths tsaek
ers' annual Institute for Klamath
county will be hold In this city., ths
daysessloas to be held la ths Central
school building nnd -night ssssloao la
tbe High aad Rlvc raids schools. la-
stltute Instructors will bo L. A. Alder
man, state superlntendsat; B., F.
Carleton, assistant state superintend
ent; Miss Montana Hastlags, dspatt
ment of education. University of Ore
gon; Miss Helen T. Kennedy, Orssjoa
library commission; Mlsa Maads
Lnugbead, Albany, Ore.; B. F. Vaa
Court, Palmer Writing company; Mlsa
Campbell, prang Educational compa
ny; Miss Jonnle Cameron, MUtoa
Bradley company; M. D. Csatos,
Klamath County High Seaeei; W. B.
Fnught, prladpal Klamath Coaaty
High School; R: H. Dnabar, city su
perintendent Klamath Falls Behests;
Miss Maude Rlppey, Miss AUss Pools
and Miss Grsce Hewetf,- all of tko
Klamath Falls schools.
Program for' Monday meralng:
Course of, Study." 'B. r.JOartacsa;
"Teschsrs' Opportunity fsr,Improvs
ment. Miss 'Hsstlsgs; High School
section topic, MrrCarlotoa; "Osmpssl-
tlon In Upper Grades." Miss Rsstiafs;
"Primary Readhtg, How-to'Besjta,"
Miss Uugeead. "
Program tor.Mnadar- alsiassai
SHIgh School instraeUoa Methods."
Miss Hastlags; "History In Advaaesd
Grades. Mr. Carleton; "New Prlautry
Readers, and Mithoda" aad .picture
study. Miss Laugnsad; dlsrnssloas
aad questions. Evening, general re
ception at Riverside school auditor
ium, with music awd'short addressm.
Program for Tuesday merning:
"Glimpses of Schools of England aad
Germany." Miss Hastings; "New
Courso of Study," State Superintend
ent Alderman; "High School Debate
and Literary Work," M. D. Cos tee:,
"Language Advanced Grades," E. T.
Carleton; "Primary Numbers," Miss
Laugbesd; school board round table.
Tuesday afternoen: "High School
Discipline." E. F. Carleton; "Readlac
Upper Grr.dcj,' Mlsa Hastings;
"Primary 8onrc.ee of Language Ma
terial," Miss Laugbesd? dbKassIoa jt
school board topics suggested; "The
School as a Social Center," Mr-Alderman;
"How to Use a Courso of
Study," Miss Hastlags. Bvealnc,
music and addresses by Mr. Ald-rmat-and
Miss IJatinga at high school au
ditorium. Program for Wednesday meralag:
"Care and M.cdlng of Books.' Miss
Kennedy; address, Mr. Aldsnsan;
"High School Business Wrltlag," r.
F. Van Court; "Art Xducatloa Ad
vanced Grades." Miss Campbell; "Prl- X
mary Phonies Demonstration," lflss
Wednesday afternoon. AassatMy
addrsssss, Miss Rlppey, Miss Hewett;
"Writing In tbe Grades." F. F. Vaa
Ceurt: "Drawing," Mlsa Cameron;
question box, Mr. Alderman.
Safe From Capture
Of Country At least
holdup of a Southern Facile trata,
weat toward Ashland, whlls Us trio
of other fugitives got oat of tho, Klaas-
ain country via rort luamaxa or tao
vicinity of that ptaes. .H
Ho statss that a soaalo of tko
stopped at AmbroM Jsmlssa'a.
asar swan Lake wero proaaav
out a false scent, ao uey
back oa a part of thslr Journey,
cording to Beatty, HHI.rtao
cbargsd with stealing a vailao at
Klaatoth, Is familiar with
try. and cUlmed to' havo
there which as eoald get.' aad
may havo,.bsoartaalst,y. Was
and sasd to maka tHstf amnlMk
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