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About The Evening herald. (Klamath Falls, Or.) 1906-1942 | View This Issue
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KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, MONDAY,
Year No. ,!
OCTOBER 22, 1917
Price Fire Cents
RO POWER CASE
lejgMON TO UK HBLD AT COURT
Public Horrlce Cuiimlsalso. io
Deride on Kntroaw of Kmm rower
Company Into Loral KleW Com-
sttadoa Now Hm Authority to Pro
Competitive Utilities Frees
n.11.. T.ltnMr llraaila HMMri.
iiiiwi ....-w. ...-. ...
it,. ....t inn iu to whether the'
Km Power Companr will be peunlU
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M to proceed to serve the city or
Kluutb Fall! with light and power.
M roted upon by the People at aa
akatiaa lut November, will ha ud for
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.v .. n i ii o. i MMIi.i,. staining amount was an account tak
tlMOreion Public Service coemtestos ,. h tha
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In li icheduled for 10 a. a. ," ,
USCViuuij nun uuun. ara aaar-
That there will be a highly later-1
I Ud audience at thli heerlac M flew
i ef lb preceding lnteroatMC develop
I atsti, U a foregone concluiloa.
AMU pawed by the last eeeslei of
the Oregon legislature, h a-a the
Milk service convanlaaea bill, S-tvee
tat public service commission author
Ky to uie Its discretion la allowing a
lecond public utility to eater a fleld '
alnadr aerved by one utility, and al-
tag this leglHlatlon waa enacted after
tei local election, the coramlBatoa ex
eti to extend Its authority to handle
til KUmath Kails case.
A spirited controversy occurred
hers lut fall over the advisability of
allowlnc tho Kmin Power nomnanv a
fc.nl.l.. ... h.a .L aa1 I.IJ !
..muinuu ouicr in ivcai um iu
mpetltlon'wlth the California Ore-
gen rower company. The matter was
referred to n vote of tee 1eople la a
straw vote early In the asasen, (tad
Pmed by a heavy majority la favor
at the Keno Power company. ,
The Keno company refuse to ac-j
wpt the franchise offered them by tho
Uy council, rlalmina- It waa not In
aeeordance with tha tarau Wad hiwmi
J the Deoulu lit tha Hm'taIi With.)
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nesotiatlng further wtflr the ,coua
eU a petition was circulated aid the
siier put i..fore the publk at a reg-
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usunu-B were neia at watca tie
litter wan nrsuail. hn Kun'Snvu
MBPiny (ilTerln? In rataa than af
UJ"1" obtained, and the 'California
'Oregon Power camnanv malntalnlaa
,th,e added oxpense of another utility
NrVlCe to DIM nAw fi.Mlaf.lnar aaa.
te seivice, would ultimately rt
jwt id mo consumer.
Celebrated Orator to Be
Here Wednesday Night
IlYlnC V. Vlnl.a IW. -.1-W..
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via n r' wh0lle wort Od
Cross work was aa ilaanlv ibhi.
wsd who., gives ijilL f,w weeks
", has been aaaaraa-aaa. amlkar
1iH Wednesday oveshUk1 -
r. Vlnlng wl4alf4,JJ.ttll
SfS " t00 MMrnttd4'' sp rr
fJSi ee,t " NJlWb4 Co
rfwrstlen Weak, and twi'akju u
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t-r. ' ui laa SaMrai-aaiaai Sai
VAN RIPER IIROTIIKHH IIItINU AC
TtUN AGAINST THE KLAMATH
LOGGING AND TIMIIKR COMPA
NY FOI UNPAID ACCOUNT
van rtiper urowcra mru meir at
torneys. Rutenlc A Yaden. have filed
suit In the office of the Circuit Court
drk for the collection of 164 .09.
aliased due from too Klamath Loa
.,,--, hundred and forty-seven dol-
1 - -
Urs of this amount Is declared from
merchandise which the defendants
aareed to pay by June 15th. The re-
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ML KNOWN MAN
DIES AT ASHLAND
JAMES WELLS. A WELL KNOWN
pioneer, pab8kh away hat.
urday night dkath cau8ki)
by'hardkning of arAbiies
Jamei Wella, a pioneer of Western
dwun noi, a r.v... -.
Oregon, father of County scnooi tsu-
perintendoni Kana wen n
Katharine Cole of this city, passed
away 8aturdsy night at his home at
Asblaad, at the age of 70 yean. Hnrd.
isnlag of the arteries caused bis death.
M. Welto was a brother of John
Wells, a Klamath pioneer, stockman,
who died last spring.
He Isvsurvlved by his wife and sev-
arm! children.- Mrs
E. H. Mays, Mrs.
Chssan Payne and J. P. Wells, beside
tha two llvlni here.
." if waiu eroiied the plains In
1851, at' the age of sly years. His
life has been devoted to horMcultue
and stock raising. A host of friends
over Oregon mourn his passing
A meeting Aloha Chapter No. 61,
O, . B., will he held Tuesday, Octo
ber IS. After business there will be
Mr. Vlnlng, who U a profeswr. at
Columbia University, la acknowledged
to be one of the most efficient talkers
In .the country today, and the privil
ege of hearing so capable an orator Is
funususl.v iv ' ,, s"1'
- a-aaarai anaiby on the part of the
kmnh-JWls'sWtc.'to the discus-'
! Of-tgO sgHOaai.preowiM- --
kuaau Ik' for its beosflt hat boon
aeted, as' It is slacersty hoped that
Meale wlirbMtlr.MWaWlvoa w we
mere active Interest la taM.ue.
tlOM la the future. ",
BUILDING OP KLAMATH AVENUE
SHOP AND MANY TOOLS DK
HTROYKD IX DLAZK LATE SAT
Fire which started in some man
ner in the rear room of the Klamath
Auto Springs Works at 11:46 Satur
day night, seriously damaged the
building, destroyed Ave auto trailers
and a lam niimbar of tools owned
by William Crosby. The iools In the
I.Im.-mI.1. it.n.rfmut' Sflk MA tlk
lleved damaged. "'
The Auto Spring Works Is directly
adjacent to the Orecon Mollne Plow
company building on Klamath" ave
nue, and the efficient work of the Are
department prevented a disastrous
hlaxa from aoreadlna to that block.'
The .losses of-Mr. CreJbyafe waif
cever: by Insurance.-rM bVeitpects
to be In shape to proceed with his
business In a short time.
' -Mr.- Crosby hones tbst the flag
which flew from the pole above his
shop and waa reported picked up, will
be returned to hn.
WORKERS TO RESUME PLACES.
all dut two unions accept
plan offered by federal
PORTLAND, Oct. II. The ship
yard atrlke Is oyer here, but workers
will not rport until tomorrow.
All but two unions have voted to
secant the federal board uttlemeM
plan. Those two meet today,, .U,?ts
hoped to make the acceptance "uaaal,:
moua. ' ..
At all evenU, the others will return
to work tomorrow, as the majority
NEW DRAFT RULES
FTVK DIVISIONS MADE AMONG
THOSE NOW AWAITING CALL.
SINGLE MEN FIRST PLANS AN.
NOUNOED BEFORE PLANNED
WA8HINOTON. D. C. Oct. Vl.-r-
Under tho new draft regulations p
proved by PreaiaMt wusoa, tae arst
men to go will be the single men
without depsadsnU, ant married
man who habitually failed fo'supporl
their fml(lM orare4epeae-it o
their wives for iujfon,me,rriee. mea
not usefully ngsged,, thole wkoag
(amiilaa areailnnorted. by outside l-
coe ip4 uwkUledJUkererl. ; v
Tmese Ave claeslflWegS soae.g
du!!1 before thit tUnVHeaaed by
provost aokersl Crow'der.'
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Have Cheaper Meat
CHICAGO. Oct. 22. The American i "Ixiwer prices mean a larger con-
public hss reached the breaking point
la high meat prices further Urge In
creases will mean a boycott.
Thla hu.baeafranklsi admitted by
packers themselves? who jtre here at-
laailtna ih. Minvafitlnn a tha Amur.
!. U&b D-b--a iuaatallnn Tha'
packers were practleallylinanlinous in
1GU aivafc ravana aawiu
favor of lower prices, despite the fact
that they claim they art now operat
ing several branches Of Weir Industry
at a loss. -ii
Dreary l Outlookfor
HONOLULU, T." H.. Oct. 22. By
January lat'tbe supply of 'Scotch and
other Imported whiskeys In the Ha:
walian Islands will have been ex
hausted,. Judging by the supply, now
on hand and the normal consuniptlont
After that, time the imbiben of Im
ported brands -must dowlibos as
under me. leaerai ioou ibw importe-
kaaaaaal v V aw
to Be HeW Here Soon
aa. w u m nt tha Eleventh ,
gireet Banttat church and Major , W
from the locat church tfUi JNtptlst;
Slate convention whlchcynvenev, at j
Mgalil iei mis iBormu,a-w4-ji
Rev. Cox Is scheduled fOr two ad-
TREMENDOUS FORCES'' .i "
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', NOW BKARINOARM8
WA1M1NOTPN, D, C, Oct. -II.
Al tMst M.000,000 meaitre now
baarlat inu a tho worjd-war at this
time, over. 1,000,000 being Amerl
eaas. aocording to' a statement Issued
by the war department today. -r
The allied forces boast of 27;500.
000. ' ' T.
HOTEL MEN MEET TOORlUMV
Thara will be a meetlaa efalllthe
hotel keepers and restaurant, proprU
stors tomorrow afternooa:at'thf Hall
hotel to consider the requests 'made
by the government regarding the con
servation of food. i I V
Those matters are being Uksn upjat.
this time 'all over the country, ana
tho urgency of Immedlatocgctlon '.Is
- "it li'heaed that every gaterer ,ln
thoolty sriU bo present tefaofrow.
VWW'KmMtm WOmmBm, 'The.central'coua.cll of workmen's
.r ., . ', A and soldiers' dewgates has defeated
r a- , i ana oiaira " -t.-
. MlL-mTY.-liont.. OaVrill-wThottheBoliehvl reiolutlon agalnitWd-
Aasaaakan mt tammlaa? aaa hseaiteardslsgatss'to tho coming HM
ergaalaed assesig the eWberf the conference l--Prte.' The couwlt de.
iui..'J iL.'..i., ataN la'nuaiaiitolrfait.to aand two dslegaWs, x
WHI W aaatam . w-.-.
'sumption, and the packing industry Is
lounueu on me iiriutipiD ui iviuuc,
was the way Edward LaBartb of Chi
cago puts It. "People will quit eat
ing meats and take to otb,er foods If
they are asked to pay much more than
the present prices."
The packing Industry will, welcome
government regulation thru the licen
sing system, because lower prices are
virtually assured,,(packer attending
the-'conventlon said., '' '
tlons Are pretilMced. - ' -
.jror,lheldrlnker'..;of Imported gins
there ip aftbnger reprieve, the supply
on hand being equal to six months'
deman'd, while of American-whiskies
It U'estimffted that the amount stored
In antlclpaHloitne'pf'onlb'Uory'- bin,
on liquor 'manufacture will sufhee the
needs of-the aicohoubly'lncltned for
dresses at this convention
On his re
turn, October 29th, be will be accom-
nanl-d by the Rev. Drr Driver and
wife-ln. tbechapsl car '.'Goodwill."
commetfclng October. 18th, a'sertes
of gpeclal.evangellstlc-meetings win
be conducted at the BapCtst church.
nnimtv with tha burnoaa of 'looking
out for the comfort of soldiers from
this locality In France. Letters of
cheer to the men-wilt be among the
tamambrancea- to bessnt. It'is an
nounced, as well as more substantial
. PMOnCE TOWHT
Officers .and members of the degree
team . of' Prosperity Rebekah Lodge
No. 104, 1. O, p. F,rwlll meet In Odd
Fellows hall tonight foe the purpose
of practicing the 'work. There will
be Initiation nt next meeting, and all
members are urged to attend the drill
I tonight. By order of the Noble Grand,
Mrs. Georgia Sloan.
UfRKMIBR GOES FC FRONT
PETRDORAD. Oct. II. Premier
Karanskv has lsft Petrograd for the
ightiB.tTo- -: i v'i i-1 n
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WILL R. KING IS
CONFERENCE HELD, .WITH
- TER USERS TODAY
Rarlamatlon of Nearly Hundred Mil
lion Acres of Land May lie Taken
"I'n Followtag-Paswgeiof lllli by
Chiiuilierlaln. Government tb et
IVelilnd and Finance Reclamation
' on Wholesale Scale.
JUDGE WILL R. KING
Greatly Impressed with the wonder
ful future in store for the,-Klamath
country. Judge Will. R. King; chief
council of the United States rtjclama
tlon service, who arrived Saturday
night with President J. T. Hlnckle of
tha Oreson Irrigation Congress, com.
pUtted a flying trip yesterday over the
vast area of the Klamath project.
.This is Judge King's first visit to
Klamath, -and he appeared surprised
to note' the natural advantages and
A conference Is being held today
with the Watgr Users Asoclatlon di
rectors and members, regarding the
changing or the association Into an Ir
rigation district, the election for
which is to be held. In December. This
'change Is heartily endorsed by all
'officials of the service, and It Is be-
Ilr Associated Press
DATELESS In co-operation with
narrow front at the German lines
has been reported,
The operation, la apparently aimed
at hrlnafha the left flank of the allied
aavanoa further .fOrWSrd tO SUPPOU
w-,- , ,.u.
the .center, where the wedge Is driven
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ROHERT F1TZS1MMONS IVES UP
STRUGGLE AT CHICAGO AFTER
PROLONGING LIFE FOR SEVER.
AL DAYS IIY DETERMINATION
CHICAGO,. Ills., Oct. 22. Robert
Fitzslmmons, the noted prizefighter,
died here last night, following an ill
ness from pneumonja. His life fas
prolonged several days. Just by hls.-g.-lm
determination to live, according
The funeral 'services wlli.be held
Wednesday at the -Moody .Tabernacle.
lieed there will be no substantial op-
position to it. v ,
Judge King, with Engineer A, P.
Davis, composes the reclamation com
mission at Washington. Judge King
has charge of the legal department.
while Mr. Davis handles the engin-
,pesenhrlff 13Vtaur-tT TMBpcr -
lion over wie siiwimi 6vcmuir. ,.,-
Jects, looking toward.the reclamation
of'a vabt" tncreaso oFacreage by" the
reclamation department provided for
by a bill now, oerpre congress iniro-
duced April ffjh'by'Senator Chamber-'
Tho rmlnmntlni" of 95.000.000
"acres Tnay be'un"3eftaken at the 'con
clusion of 'the present war "by the gov
ernment, according to 'Mr'.' King, to
gke care of the gieat drmV'of'wbrk"
ing men, which will appe'af'when-tho
armies commence to disband. He ex.
plaftied that the complete adoption of?
the Chamberlain bill by congress will
contribute, to the reclamation of till
able soils on a wholesale scale on
grounds that the goernment Wilt-get" .
behind the bonding und. financing of
either arable land9 or' water-logged .
lands that may be set In a program
for reclamation. j '
"The 'government guarantees pro
tects which will come.undcr the new
act in such a niarter that' if will not bei
difficult to finance tBem," daid Judge
Klne. "hut the moJ6c will-be built
nbsolute'.yVinxler the dlrectloti of the
government, and will be operated by
the government until It is paid for.
That will contribute largely to fur
nlshlug assurance' wJUch will mean
that "utmost confidence will be cen'
tered In the new projects."
Mr. Hlnckle, whose home is at Her-
miston, has been appointed assistant
to Judge King In district organlza-
tlon, and will accompany him to
morrow morning on his departure by
way of Lakevlew.
willed the superior German fotces. In
tho northern part of the Gulf of Riga
and havo escaped from Moon ,Souiid
PARIS. Oct,23 TheTenck troops
adjoining the British In BelglunPtb;
. .-. ... lnnw n tfllrt
day atiacKeu ine-Biieui uw
All objectives anf're-
ported gained. 4
' 'iiONDQN.bct.. 22. Tbe.'rjtlsh
rforceV today made'suceessfulytttaek,
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