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OF KLAMATH COUNTY
I lilrlt.nl li Yt'iir Nit it Hill
PEACE MEET PUT
WILSON'S CHANGE OF PLANS WILL DELAY PEACE
CONFERENCE TWO OR THREE WEEKS.
ELECTIONS ALSO CONFLICT
PEOPLE'S ARMY IN GERMANY TO BE STRONGER
THAN EVER BEFORE PLANS SECRET.
YANKEES DISBAND FAST
(By Associated Press).
PAULS, Doc. 21. Newspapers here say that the peace
conference at Versailles have been postponed until the
beginning of February, at the earliest. This is due to a
change in President Wilsons
and the British elections.
LONDON, Dec. 21.
cepted Hindenburg's plans
national army. It is said that
plan will be stronger than ever Del ore. ine details are
being kept secret. Women are to be employed in the
WASHINGTON, I). C, Dec. 21. With a total of 185,
filiO men discharged during the week ending December
1-lth, General March said today that the war department
has about reached the M.OUO daily average planned.
General Pershing has repotted that i$,21G American
prisoners have been returned fioin Germany, and that
there are very few left there now.
SURE TO RAVE
MIkx Cillth MnulellUh and M" I'
K .Mngo.i 1110 going to ho In " "I-"
of tlie.lm.ilh ut llio Muiiiull I'.ukli.R
Coinpan) M11111I11) nfienioon whim
the hlK beef donated I. lli.it I'mi L
thn Hid Ciosk iir-inltiitlim. . HI ho
itlspcn II Ih unnounivd today
Unit a Hpodal meat niter will he en
hand anil dowitn his time tluit after-
noon to ruilliiR I liu ml I
The mil., will .oniiuenie 'it I wo
o'clock iin.l 1111 oxcellent iipiioitiiiil'y
will ho nfforilod for nil patiloilc cltl
iiiib lo aid thn liesl ci.iih.i on mirth
and Kot 11 flue Christmas dinner ul
tin. mini.) Ilmo All money tukuit In
will Im iitiHiiliiltily kImui " Hi" ,tl"1
Cross h) tint any who are mil ovmly
.nruful iihoul 111 lr (one.t clianKo
will know- that II uml.l not Im l-t t
Hp.'llt. A HUllHCllplloll III III.) It.'ll
Cross MnKiisIno HI '"' "' fl" "1
dollar oxtia on any put. I.nse
Koi,mi;its:iiMJ iiem: i.sr.
Karl llriiwn, I'l tl RpmkH. (Ilonn
T'nrkcr. Karl HumpliK')'. and K.tI
Wlllhmii urn uniimji U10 rolilli'ra who
huve Just nrrlve.l I'niini fur their
t'hrlMtmni. vnrntloin lu
' I $
I.K.WKH W VISIT HUM n vim.
.. ..... ....1...1.. ,,.t ouliv
mm. u..m. '"; ,";;,,' .;,, tounty and stato out of tlio un
for llio next fow woakn. I,",:m,
plans forgoing to Engl'iml,
,, . .
(.01111:111 govurmnont has ac-
to form a people's guard or'mun an- aiding m th. search
the German army under this.
'nu.il Rod Cross nieniborslilp drive
ELECTION TODAY now bc'ng conducted, iii'i'orilitiK
FOR WATER UNITil'lulrlmm t'l'rgo Walton, who said
i 'ti'dii that the total reported in up to
J last night was 1.S04, far loss than
I liu elutltui fur tli iio.illon of nn j half the number designated, and with
litigation dlstrl.i for I pjut Lam-ell mil) two working dn)s left to iltiish
Vallo) Is being held at l.oiella today ,1110 nut); Thn drive otllcliilly emls
It Is Koliclallv believed that this will ( 1, -omhi) nlKht
1 Hi) h) a huge inajorlt), 11 k the pc- i Walton siivh that altho man)
tllloii foi Its 1'ieitlon was signed li 'f the country districts have not re
iniiie th in flft) losldcnts If suriosa- imiiIim! It It- vor) apparent that those
fill It will mean the laiiu.hlug of mi-., ir do'ug much more In proportion
of the laif.est units of the t' S lie than the city of Klaniuth Falls. Swan
ilamallon 1'iojeil, an area of betwee 1 'i.,k s the. mil) country proolnct
sixteen and wint thousand u.los
--n-m is 'l Hi: .snout HST DAI
.... ... ... t . 1...
Tmlii) IH ine snoriosi oay 01 uir
"" tr grown u; ...ml on,, of the.
1 o. .., 11,,. Ll.tu v.1.,1 nr.i uiiiv.
riM((mi() Hllt,lllK ,, rrlVl of
iiiiizi'hl liu lilt' nmn "w ... ......
The prl.es of IMnK. lilch Imw'no mm., funds would ho asked until
. . ... ui iI.kIdIiihiu II uiu linllniiil III1
u.n In. reaslui; In pioportlon to tn.iji"" ' l,"l " """
rate which Ihe da)K lino shortoned,
are now oxpicieit lo decrcahii pro;iiir-
tlmmtoly iim they leiiKtlien
hdmi: foil rillllST.il.lS
(,,H n,, mj Audioy HoIioiIh
wm mll,0 ,, (i,P oumiIiib litiln fiom
(U ii,,,,,,,!!,. ,,r Oiokoii at Kukciio
.. , .
...... ...... ST.S vow
HAK hl.lMlh .nuii
Then, aio only n fow dayi ye In
which lo hay llio War HiivIiir HtampH
1 for HiIh jonr'K nuotii Kliimutli1
cmnty Ih fiti hohlnd with tlio pK'ils.M
w,,., thn resldentK miulo lat Him-
1)r ,, 0UH,u. ieports show that
.,(0 yllt ot or,.,.,, H over two and
(uart..r million iloliars nliort of llio
1 7.000.1100 pledKOll nl Ult tlmo. lt
Ih urue.l upon owuy mm t koup UiIbj
Imiiltor In inlnd durliiR tho cIohIiikI
week of the your, and help
and help to hrliiR
ItVIXIlOU DIVISION OM.MANDdt
taui:s iii an's pi.aVi:. ri:itsii.
im; hi:.i'iii.Ni r.ni:ia'i.iv
ioh isoi..ti:i i'iiisoNi:its.
WASHINGTON, 1) (', Hit 21 -Tln
war ilvpiii triiiit niporto.l to lay
tlial (he (rmiHiortH have sailed from
rrutitc In Inning Yankee troops li ii,iu
Tlii appointment of Major Goner il
Charles Mcuohcr who rnminiindeil
tli famous Rainbow division In
rrnnco, as Diic.lnr of the air son
(in Mlrri'i'illiii; John I) It) an was
iiniiiitiiu cl today h General Marrh
Mure units In thin rnunlr) dcslgnu
ti'd foi imrly Homohlltrntlou now
brings tlio total of turn j.o selected ut
to 'JllO.OUU General March declared
Twent) nine thousand and nine him-
lri'd officers havo been honoraldy
General Pershing has
jrciiorti'd that tontlliut-il Kearcli Is
I being made for Isolated primmer
Jlrltlsh and I'rcn.h officers In Svvlt-
.,,,,. ,n,am, ,.,,, ,, or.
Klamath Count) Is In danger of
fnlllm; short on Its itmta for t ho an-
wnlih Mas sent in a complete) report,
jl.stlni: Ihlrt) meiuhcrs, an Increase, of
'tweiiLv-four oxer last )onr, which
W f;,r '''f .""T ?' "l" ,0C"1
1 1 fuiMitttii. MIk4 IMmIo Aiittlniriito.
The, hiiIiIIuih on the Btroets hole
)lHlurilll) raiseii .1 in iiuuiu mu
In auuoun.iuK to the puhlic th.it
tin loadors Unit the entire, mlult 10pu
li'tlon of tin euuntiy would tnlto out
ineuihorships hut In inso thu nniount
Htlpul.ited Is not seemed, another
call will lie miido In the mlddlo of t'.io
wool. No loyal American will to
fuse to help this ..iuhc, It Is said.
r. s. rii(ii:i to iiih'imti: ti'iiks.
LONDON, Dec. 21 The.10 is ,
aiy inatkeil tendency In London
opinion In favor or the United Stild.
ilnilerlaUliiK tlio task of loachliiK tho
Tin Kh how lo Koxrrn UiomHohoa Vis.
count Clio) Is- uu.loiBtoo.l to ho 0110
of tlio HtroiiRpBt ndMKiitoa of the ox
toiiHlon of Auioilcnn icpohslhllllle.i
ji... fAXDIUATH KOH
SIMIAKIIU OK IIOl'SP.
WABlllNUTON, Dec. 21. Uop.iMi-
can leader Junius II Mann toiluy on-
nouueed lie would ho 11 cnnilldato for
Hprukor of tho hoiiuu hi tho noxt con-
IV Wily lb '
SUM TO RAISE
BROTHERS FROM PELICAN BAY
I MTHM T SUM Tfl
A stor) Unit reads like the great
est riitloii Ins Just lieen re'ehed hy
J Prank A.lauis, a iro"il"Clit sto.k
Minn of tills (.omit) iil,m of the
liurctliiR of his two 80'is In tlio front
J lino trotnlios durliiR one of the In-..1
'est eiiKiiKoments of the war Ho v
Will who was eupiKC'l in tlio rrmw-
port of latlons, licard of his brothers
proxluilt, left his (mnp.itiy witluvt
permission, ma.lo his wa) tliru a .or-
rlflc homhardnient with n buncli of
en Is and found Hob in a shell I10.0 In
l No Mans Land calml) picklnK off
tho Iloches, would be absorbinB read-
1 Iiir under an) conditions, hut Is doub.
so to tlio Klainnth people to whom
, both tho A.lntns bo)n are so well
j known Mr Adams received a letter
from Hob written October l'tli in
which he mentions bcliiK In the front
line trenches, and how they had the
Huns on tho run. Will's letter was
written Novo.mber 0th Jilbt after tho
mcetliiK It I given below In part
I received ).mr most welcome let
ter while at tho front and have hard
I) had time since wo have returned lo
answer Wo wort, moved from tho
eastern to tho western (ront. and had
plenty of action, but the most Import
ant thitiR was that I.ROt to Bee Hob,
oven tho I hud to ro lnt,o tho very
front lino trench to see him We
were In roar of Infantry, fixjng roads,
a.s the Germans were being driven
ahead very fast, and tho roads were
full of shell holes, and cut up Willi
We wore under shell fire da) and
night from the Hermans, and our
artillery was tiring over our ho.ids
Sleep was next to Impossible but the
er) nlglit 1 tlld g to sleep Hull's
regiment went thru on Its w.i) to the
front Thoy went irver the top at
da) light, nnd Hob was in the llrnt
vmivo As soon .is 1 could I left tho
company (without permission) nn.l
took sumo rations and started for
Hob's division When 1 got to head
uuartors there was a ration detail
there, .in.l thoy said It was utmost Im
possible to get whoio Hob was, but
that ho was asro Thoy wore tr)ing
to got rations In, as the men had had
nothing to eat for two days, as tlio
shell lire was so lntcnto that thoy
could not get food In or wounded
out I took tho chance Two air
planes How over us and turned their
muchlne guns on nnd bullets wore
H.vIiir everywhere but no 0110 was
hit A short distance farther the
Germans started a lnrr.igo which
lasted three hours, and how an) of
us escaped Is little more than a mira
cle, but wo were on tho edge, and not
in tho middle of it There was some
gas, and wo wore our masks for a
while After the barrage stopped wo
again went forward, jumping from
shell hole to shell hole, as the Her
mans were shooting star shells and
sprit) Ing our wa) vxith machine, gun
bullets When wo got up whore Hob's
outfit was thoy only had 11 shallow
trench, about IS Inches deep, and
most of tho men wero In shell holes
Hob was In the very front ,and the)
told mo I could not got there, but 1
lni.luii.,1 .in nun .if thorn went out
across No Man's Land and found the
nolo whore Hob and four others wore
anil told hlin his brother was thoie,
but ho was .load tired, ami did not be.
Ilovo thorn, Thoy told mo where ho
was, and I went out, nnd by accident,
dropped In whore ho vvns. Thcro wns
novor such another meeting between
two brothers, and If Gud spares us
both, wo will novor forgot it
Wo visited about forty mlnutos,
and tho hoclio gave us 11 machine gun
barrago.v kicked a lot ot dust on us,
un.l vu expected .1 counter attuck,
but thoy did not lomo, 1 was un
armed, us 1 tart led rations and could
not enrry a riiu. One of tho cooks
from Hob's company was with us, so
1 canto out with him, W wero
ui.niiml l'nli.i- nut nnd cot some irnod
I ou,u. n,,,.n ...... ...... .-. - ..
strmiR rub, but took refiiRo In a iIur
. .. ....,.,. ..... ,.. 1. ,.1 1. ..11.
OUl WHICH llio liuilliuim nun uuiii.
Hob was feeling lino, and 11s cool 11s
If ho worn at homo In u rocking cluiir,.
Too much credit cannot bo Riven to
tho Amorlcan Infantrymen, both olll
cois and privates, 11s thoy nro all tho
biui)p at tho front Hob has boon
over thtoo times, I don't suppose ho
told you, because It's not llko him to
gay much Many wore wounded nnd
quite 11 fow killed, but the Germans
nro whipped, un.l past tholr strong
places of dofunso.
DECEMBER 21, 1918
.1IA IHNI.U1 10 hi: inm m.i.i.h
mi's uivrrit which wii.i. in.
ciiimsi; .MIMCI'IV or IMANT
aiioi'V 1 ohtv rr.it 'i:nt.
A new eight foot horizontal baud .
will he Installed at the I'elican Ha)
Lumber Cotupiny together with an 1
edger. trips, live rolls nnd other ac-,
compau)lng devi.es whkh will In-'
trcase the annual capacity of the big!
plant about twent) million feet, ac
cording lo an announcement made by
('resident II D. Mortenson.
This mill which Is the largest ope
ration in Klmnath Count) has now
closed down for the winter months
following a successful senson Tho
cut tills )ear wua a trifle less than
fift) million feet, a little less than the
record for tho ear previous.
The shipping department will re
main active during tho entire winter
shipping out lumber A new sorting
table at the planing mill has been In
stalled and a roofer jhed to facilitate
winter logging. The coinpan) has a
large assortment of lumber and over
ten million feet of logs read) for
Superintendent J C. Johnson of
I the logging ramps on the West side
of the I'pper Klamath Lake reports
that logging operations will be mr
iled 011 extontivel) this w Intel, about
seventy men being emplo)e.l I"ivo
million feet of logs have been cut
there he si)s and will be brought
down to the lake l menus of big
sleds The.e sleds were purchased
for use last winter but owin to the
qpen season, tould not bo used
SOON OF Ml
I (II) Assoil.ile.1 1'iess).
WASHINGTON, Dec 21 Hutlfi
i.itlon of the prohibition amendment
I to the federal constitution bv tho ne
I cessai) thiee-fourths of tho states by
ner Koliiuar) I, Is prodlcte.l In a
Luivi) of the prohibition situation
1 in ide- public bv tho ho.11. 1 of teuipai
luiie pinhlbltiou and public morals
j of 1 he Methodist Hpiscopal chui.-h
I Pillion states have appiov'e.l the
ii'iifi tlinent and tho hoaid declares
1 llui' 30 other statos, the leglslataies
jor .vliiih will meet next month. '.'I
I v.iie favorabl.v on the ptoposul foi
n ition-wido prohibition
Tho states which tho hoaid tlo
tl.iiet will intlfy tlio amendment it
1 til" coining legislative sessions .110
f Alab.inia. Aiknnsas. Califoi" I
Coloinuo, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois
I I'ullanii, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Mlc'.i
I pin. Minnesota, Mlssouil, Noliiaskn,
, N.Midii, Now llampshlio,, New Mex
ico, N.ull' Caiolimi, Ohio, Oklahoni",
Oi.gon, Ithodo Island, Thuiiptioo
t'tn'i, Veimout. Washington, Wlscon
sin, West Vllginfa nnd Wvomliw
I 1 niii.vl vnnl 1 is thssei! nH ' hopeful "
Now 1 ork "an oven imposition and
Mew Jeisoy "piobnb'.v onpoed "
i.i:avi:s roit vacation
1 James lladlc) of tho Hoi aid Com
posing Room loaves toiuonow to
Bpond a two weeks' vacation with his
family in Sauaiucmto,
I.H.HTLCN l'(lll( (O.tST VI.S-
si.m.s .1111: aiiom; eni: hin-
imi:n and !si:vi:ntv-i out io
Hi: 1 1 H.N'HII HACK
NHW YORK, Dec 21 --'ldtis for
the prompt release from the govern
mem requisition ot part of a fleet of
one hundred and sevent)-four tank
steamers, eighteen of them I'aciflc
Coast stenmers with 4,800,000 dead
weight ttfnriage an? announced toda)
h) the United States Shipping Hoard
Onl) those suppl)ing the arm) and
nav) with fuel oil will be retained
b) the government.
.'Ity Health officer Dr Warren
Hunt reports four new eases of the
influenza in the. family or Martin
l'ernoll Off thlg tity toda). Mrs.
Henr) Graham Is also reported by
Dr George Merr)inan to be ill with
tho discaso , -
SALUM, Dec 21 What Is consid
ered the most important educational
measine ever presented In congress is
now pending before that body in the
form of senate bill 49S7, Introduced
lb) Senator Hoke Smith. It provides
for the establishment of a depaitment
iof federation with a secretary at Its
head, who shall be a member ot the
President's cabinet, and appropriates
$100 000,000 annually for co-operation
with the larious states along
certain lines of education
It tho bill becomes 11 law. which
prominent educators sa) is a fore
gone conclusion. Oregon will bo enti
tled to $Su7,5S7 annua!! from th'o
government fur educational work in
this state.. This fund will be segre
gated as follews:
Kor the lemoval of llliteracy,?.!,
7ti2,Gi 1'or tho Americanization of Immi
Tor equalizing educational oppor
tunities, $'195,9.'.S S2.
Kor ph) steal and health education,
Kor better and nioro teacher prep
aration. $1 IS," 69 30.
To obtain' the expenditure t this
I mono In Oiegou this stato will bo
'oxri.tiit to mutch the fuujl, aoiU?
I Tho largest sum would be spent foi
! equalling educational opportunities
Hv that is meant Unit there shouul
j ho siaio wide and nation wide taxa
tion at least to the amount piovlle.l
liu the bill, for raising a tuti.l to alJ
Ihe Hpinsily settled districts or dls
tritts with low piopert) valuations to
liuvo adequate school faillltloa ami
.proporl) tiatuod toachors,
1 Tlio next largest sum would go for
plDsicul and health education Th3
icairles with It "tlio medical nnd den-
I tal exumintaion of children ot school
'ago, the determination of mental and
ph)sical defects in. such children, tho
I employment of school nurses, the es
tablishment and maintenance ot
school dental clinics, and tho inatruc
Hon ot tlio people In the principle of
Ihoaltli uud sanitation,"
OF KLAMATH FALLS
Price Five Cent.
.SH.NATO.H LOIKii; .NA.1IKS UVH OF
j Till: CHLKHHATHI) I'llOHOSALS
I WHICH Alii: AIT TO I'llOMOTU
HIVIMOV AMONG ALUMS.
IM'.NATK ML'ST HATII'V ANY
THHATV MADi: A.NI .IIKIIBKUS
IIOl'LII HXl'HI'SS THKIIt
vinws iiKroiiK .unirr staiits.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 21.
Five of the President's fourteen
peace "points have been held up -In
the Senate by Semtor Ixidge as ques
tions which might lead to a division
among the Allies and which certainly
should be postponed until after the
peace conference. They relate to se
cret diplomacy, freedom ot tle sdas.
economic barriers, the reduction ot
nrmanents and the Leaguo of Na
tions. Senatoi Lodge declared that as thu
consent of the Senate must be secur
ed to an) treaty. Its members should
express themselves fieely in advance,
and pass resolutions to show Its
Referring to tlio fieedom cf the
sens Senator Lodgo slid "If It means
the abandonment of the right of
niockade. I think the United Suites
will hesitate, before It abandons a
weapon absolutel) necessary for Its
IX 1. IV. W. TUIAIj.
SACRAMENTO, Dec. 2I.--1'. M.
Johnson, a farmer near Fresno, testi
fied at the trial of the 16 persons for
alleged 1. W. W. war time conspiracy,
that two barns and 36 tons ot hay
and much equipment was burned on
his farm after a wngo controversy
with H. A Latous. Caesar Tahib and
Elner Anderson, who are among tho
defendants The tire occurred lust
Alil.li:s I'RO MICTION
PARIS, Des 21 Zurich newspa
pers are printing Icnna dispatches
reporting that tho Austrian govern
ment, "In Older to avoid fresl) dis
turbances," has askfld the. Allied au
thorities to o. cup) Vienna.
OIIILOQl'lN M1N VISITS
James 11 Kline of tho Modoc Lum
ber company at Chlloquin, is in town
tor a few da)s en matters of husl-
r$n:i:i siagnati:.s eiui.vxizi:
10 iMto.Meri: roHKic.N thauk.
NHW YORK Dec, 21. Organiza
tion of the North Auiurlcnn Steel
l'loducts Coiporatlon, u combination
! of the larger Independent steol com
panies to advanto, foreign trade la
formally announced today.