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OF KUMATH COUNTY
Thirteenth Year-No. 3,549
Falls Arc Very Busy
FINAL ACTION UP SOON
litrm-l In Thl- II) lnrriri n
Jfauurr I'nuMlna That 8licp
ul Up (JriiHil Mil"" lrn Hoiiii
trail toniN V'r '""I Voir In
glUtur Tclcgrami. Fl) ItiK
SALEM. rl l (Hl'Oilnl) Wlmt
ibtMtmtd to rniino not oven it rlppb)
oa tt) IcsUlAtltt pond, Iiim develop
Hi Into one nf the fiercest fight of
the ifHloit the Mi-nillcd Micup grnx.
lubllt. All during tlio urmlon tliure
Km been, more or leu Inlk nliont n
'pltto bill, Inil II unn mipposed to
bite beta dropped. lien Itepietienln
tlte Merryman from Klninatliliitro-
,dncd t bill regulating thctgrntliis
olihtep In lilit county nloiie. Iiu Imv.
Itj iicrrUlncil tluit n similar bill
palled to thr bl.i would htiiinl no
ihowf paulng When he dbco,or.
d Ibli, h proceeded to, grenne I ho
tin far the pannage of IiIh comity
bill, ind everything miih proceeding
nicely until J. II Cnriinhnn, an attor
ney representing iliu ihoepiupii of
Ktimilh County dinppcd u monkey
"reach Into tlu works nml cuiis'd
trouble, by his appearance on loo
tnt lilt Monday Hlmo Hint tlmo
lb wires boH-mi Klumiith Cot.nl
ni 8ihm lin bein kepi rotl hot
ltb telezrnmii, nml ihoso coupled
ltb the work Cnriiiitinn Iiiih dono
lnce hit nrrltul hao driven tlin
Merryman bill hack to llm conunltten
on Public Untln. whom It Ih nt pros.
nt. lth thr roMilt In doubt. Tuen-
Attorney Van l-'niun, represent
la the ratilunien ru-nppciirod on the
f'ne, and has been busy trying to
III up the fences cut by Cnrnnhun;
nd he baa been n busy man,
wh)la alt thin trouble wiih gutting
uin oay, Senator IMcrco took u
"il In the game nml introduced n
.' ldc bill, n, 11,1, wn, rfcrriMl
Ibe rommllte,. on Publlr Lands,
ber the llidliallfinu np.. II uin ...
'". for tin, sr-.itluient In th'o sen,
-"irotiKly against state wlilo l.
iWillon of ,H klli Tl(iro luH
,' "ruaK Mk f I'urtl bill nppll.
' to all stock mi fv!mcIl ,;. ,i,m
" Introduced It would Htnnrl
ood chance of ,,., ,Mr U,L,
, "!" ,l" '" t. ami there Is
lbll.y tl.i.t they W cnl.tllc
"t off altogether
Jhcrc arc only fmv ,,llV(, Mt fl0
ruiTi'T "" ,,aC" 8l,lc "' bo
"ofWIvud, but no miltll,r w,,,ch w
It will l. rmnomboro,! for n
'""Stlmu b) pnitifipnntH, v
KUMIXJM, wvwvm C(,TKKi
fV KKK..N(j ,AX ,;U0M HmVm
, K'Kv iirruiuxd him Miv.
ijjjWlWlTON. D. 0ll Ko.,. l.,
Vo V5,.,.,r.l",, N.,vy Danfeia 1,,W
irf,,;','1 ''' c't Mattiai o
Medical n ' 0l,Q nf "10,,0 lrt
bribe tc A? " flvo U Mollur
Prtlciw ' ,ln,nllH Porinltttnu an
finitely 1 mmUx "t'homo ludo
9 be i i . "t,lur CftBCB n,
n announce,, i,H yot,
B IN SALEM
HAN DIKtiO. Cob. Hi - Atlilfl 4U
mllt'it nt iH'ii In n tlUiblt'il Nciipliino
for 24 Iioum without footl or wntor
wiin the thilllliiK I'xptirlciKo of Kn
hIkiim TIioiiiiim KoiiIIivmikI, J. V (iiini
bln nml A. H, MiiIcn of tlic miviil itlr
Htutlon, North UIiiihI. TIio miiiIiIimi
illmippi'iimtiio of tbo ti t vn 1 nvlulom
Rtiturdity inornliiK, thu hiiliHoitii'iit
jtonrrh for thum by HonpliinH und mill
murliio tlumciH, nml tlu flmil rcNciiu
off Point On ii MIkhi'I, I. oh it Cull for-
nla Bmidny has bcon officially nil
V.Al(KK I'ltlVATKS HI.KKP
i.v itoVAi. iii:isri:.iw.
COIII.KN., Ki'b. IN.- An AniiTlntti
rorporiil'ti Knmil bun beon nIoupIiirI
.... i.. ..... t ... ......
rri'uiyi) 10 urn imjiii i iinn-ii in i iiu
1 111 a on tbo Klilniv Vhin lh Aini-r-IriliM
rami) lo Cnliti'iu tii) look cmr
nil llm litrKor Kovitrmticnt InilldlnitH
nml tlio nffiilrx of ulnlit nro iiiovim!
to tlu nmimlon hlch I iTTSn known
n oiin of tlio frimtr KtnprriHM niiiii
mur palucoM. .Aiiiorlmn urn now per
mitted to iMilijr tliu palncc under un
order of (lenml Dlrktnnn To Inforru
tli In ruin two khnkl I'lml Hcntrleri urn
on duty dny nml iiIkIiI lit the iimln
eiitrnnce Tim room lined iik Hltiop
IhK iiinrlfri by I he Ainnrli-niia unn
formerly occupied by (Ivrninn ho.
diem doliiK Kimrd duty
Htu-itc.MK coi'itT m:.ii:ns din
cihid.n which wii.i. in: or
KHI'WIAI. IXTKItKST Tt WW
TKH t'NKHS OX V, S. I'IMMKCTH.
Ill nn opinion recently rendered by
tho Suprcmu Courl of the Stnto of
OrcRon, In the ciikc of Klamath Water
.Uaera Aaaoclallon vuraiu 8. 1. (nrtln,
nnd othom, u very Important ruling
wim mudo, nnd ono of atperlnl Inter
eat lo witter uacriv opon government
Tho tleclslon liiNohed nn, Interpre
tation of tho no called stock mihscilp
tlon nml, contract which thn fanners
on the Kliunatli I'rolect nlgncd, Mr.
.Martin had purcJiiiHod a plcco of hind
that Iirid been algnod up ny n provi
(iiniwnor of tlidliiml. but the tnrmn
hartnovvr been compiled with In that
nn ...... tlt-iil 1.. t fnr 11 Wilier HiHiL hntl
......,.,-.,. .., r.
nvur'bcen pleented through tho prop.
or clinneln. Tho oHHOclatlon aought
lo coinpelMr. Martin to miiku the up.
'plication, Und pay oceumuhited
nimr,gn?for"wiitcr, but tlio doclslon
held that Mr. Martin wuk not chargo
nlilo with t;oiiHtru;tle noilco by thu
"rocor.dln of thutrrK contract. Thn
opinion tiW hold, wjilch wuh nn ar
flrmutlon of tho iloclalon of '.Judge
Kuykcnitull that nlnco thcroUnd been
n default, thu forfolturo cIhiiho hud
opernted, uid tho' Itinils excluded
irom I no nrojuci, ,
John Irwin ropron'ontml th6jiRnocln.
. . - : ... .J.' ........ ... ...H-
tlon aiitt Y. px wjif)' wm mo iuiui
ne.for pr. Mfirtln. '
RUSSIANS REFUSE TO
' WAHIIINOTON. D. C.F.ob. 19,
jHupr'K9iiUtvc8 of tlyo go;nment,of(
Blborfn, Xrchannpl atd SouChern Rub-'
sin, according to a dinimtch to te
Ilng'alan KmbntiHy liuvo hnnilod to tho1
pontfo-Conforonco nt I'urls. tho formal
rejection tp Uo .propositi Unit thoy
meet .with tho IlolHlievlkl unit other
nuHH(nn(lolognlrH nt tlio Princess
aAl.KMi Fob. 10 ;Tho IIoubo pa.sn
od thn Crawford bill hero thin after,
noon which provldcH for grontor
miaoil In rountliiK ballotn ut elections.
Ill pvlilcH thai tho ballot boxeslmll
bo opened ovory hair uour.
WKHTKH.V MKN AHHIVK.
NKW YOUK, Fob, ID. The'Tinns
port Cnnoplo has arrived with over
tvvelvp hundred men of tlio Slxty
seiond Infantry of tho Forty-fifth dl
vlslou whoso membora woro formerly
tho ' Oregon, WoHlilngton, Montana
Idaho, Wyoming National Guard.
UTIN WINS IN
ME TO PUT
County Agent Want Farm
era to Club Together
NO EXPERIMENT NOW
('Inline', to (Jet Another Cnr IhxhI ,
'Mils KprlliK lli'iirflrlnl HphuHn
Are Known to Follow LV of Ttilx
(lieiiilcnl One ("iir loml In lt
tded liiiinelintc Ail Ion Nelrl
ItcalUIng from IiIh past experience
tbo big lidded production of lands
when treated with sulphur, n. strenu
ous effort Is being miidu by tho now
County Agriculturist Agent, K. A.
ThoiunH. to arrange for another cor
loud shipment for tho farmers of
Klnmnth this Bprlng. One ear load
ordered by J. W. Siemens has already
arrived Agent ThmnaH states that
several have shown a dlspti-iltlon to
club together on another car load
but a sufficient number lins not ynt
been seen red
"Thu beiieflel.il results of tho sul
phur treatment are no longer nn ex
periment," says Mif Thomas, "and
under ordinary circumstances tho In
vestment mnde will bo returned with
lingo Interest to those who make It.
With thn present prices of hay In
Klamath County the Income rier aero
would be substantially Increased."
Ho Indicates that tho cost per acre
-xv 1 1 J now bo about four dollars put
au tlio hind nnd that It.s application
should Increase thu yield one ton, at
a coirservallve estimate.
Small machines for spreading tho
chemical ran bo secured for about
fifty dollais and four or mora ranch
era can club together on ono machine.
About ono hundred pounds, to the
ncro Is tho roirect amount, and the
beneficial results will contlnho for
about four years.
Km mora of the Doschules County
to tho north who have boon trying
this treatment befoio have ordered
over -100,000 pounds for uso this'
Mr. Thomas Indicate that thu buI
pluir .should bo put on the ground as
sobn as tlio farmers can get on It
now, In order to get tho best results
and hopes that an) ono who would bo
Interested In the mutter, will sco him
at hlu'offlcQ within the next four or
Herbert Suvldgo. who was formerly
hi InislnoBs In this city and who Is
now Socicliiry-tronsurer of tho Mac
ombor Snvldgo Lumber Company of
811 Kroiiclscq, loft for that point
thlsi-mornlng-aftor n short business
visit' in jKluniath Falls-. "
.AllUIVK KltOM STOCKTtX.
C. A'. Webster and II. V. Tarter
w'ero, among 'th'o train arrlnals'last
nvonine- frnm Rirlckton.- Califbrhln.
,They arc. here ou "business in connec.
tlon Wjtlt the Klamath Mnnufactur
ing Coinpany; "','
" OKK FOR l'OUTLAXn.
Marlon Humus as n representative
of tho local Exomptlon Hoard left
thU morning forPortland whore he
will take up matters regarding do
.sertors and delinquents from tho
SUIT TO QUIKT TITLE.
A suit1 to quiet tltlo, bus beon in-i
slltutod by John W. Cox versus H. A.
Wood and others In tho offlco of tho
County OJerk. Attorneys Rutenlo
and Yiidcn nnd lloraco M. Manning
icprosont tho plaintiff in tho action.
CIRCUIT 'JUnnK ni'.TURXH.
Circuit Judge D. V. Kuykqndall
leturned lashovonlng from Portland,
where ho has beon on matters of bus
InosB, ' w .
NUMBER OF IDLE
WAHIIINOTON, Kb. 19. IJiicm.
ployment Increased durliiB the piotl
weak, reporli lo the United Htatcn
eiiipoymont hcivIco allowing 321,7011
Ide woikcrM, nn Increase of nearly 31,.
000 over tho week previous. Tlio
Hervlco reported tbnt blncc lnt Sat
urday It hud been unable to find
Juba for mora than one-fourth tho
A heavy KiirpluH of Inbor wan re
ported Ihruotit New KiiKland, prin
cipally m'none mechanic and boot
and hIioo workeiH, and In Northern
Now tork, but In Now York City and
Duffulo thorn uro Indications of a
revival of public building.
Mnrktid Increases In unemployment
Mere ahown In JMttsburKh, Cleveland,
Dayton, Detroit, Han Francisco, I'ort
lund, Ore. und Scuttle.
GET NO RAISE
PIKZ INDICATES THAT NO AI
VAXt'K IK IIKI.XM CO.XSIDKItKD.
PORTLAND MEX VOTING ON
IIK.' STIUKK TODAY
(It) Associated I'ress).
WASHINGTON. D. C, Fob.
No shipbuilding wago Increases are
being considered, Chairman Picz of
tho Emergency Shipbuilding Corpora
tion declared here today.
PORTLAND, Feb. 19. Tho Pa
cltlc Coast Metal Trades Conference
Ih voting hero today on tho calling
for a coast-wide strlko of shipbuild
ers The vote will no bo announced
SEATTHE, Feb. 19. Dr. Marshal,
roprcsentlng.Chalrmun Piez of the
Emergency Fleet Corporation, has an
nounced hero today that nil snip-
worker" must return to work under
tho previous conditions before thu
government will consider tho de
mands made, othorwlso no shipyards
will be permitted to open. Boiler
makers and Iron shipbuilders have
doclded to stand wKh the strikers.
1IUTTK, Fob. 19. A smnll lire,
which wns believed to have been of
un Incendiary qrlgln, was started this
morning ut the Speculator mine, but
was extinguished boforo It had gulli
ed much headway.
UKSIDKXTS OKCliOVKH 1l.KAK
TOWN OPTIMISTIC OVKH PIIOS-
"PKCTH KOH IIAIUIOAD'ANJ) 1R.
RIGATION THIS YEAR''
With u good. prospect for the new
spur of tho Strahorn railroad run
ning Into Donanza from Dalry-thls
year and the ussuranceof more than
a"tiiousahd mpro acres hi that Immed
iate vicinity, put ,under Irrigation,
the peqpleof that district have taken
n new lease on life, according to Mon
roe Lytlo, an Intorprlslng- resident
thore. who uaB boon hero looking af
ter .business Interests,
- Mr, Lytle nsscrts thatvthe sub
scriptions for tho now road have been
most liberal not only from' the re
sidents themsevoa but' those who own
property there and reside. In other
localities. Tho proposition mado to
the people was in effect, that they
woro to. furnish the right "of way,
throw up tho sovon milo grade bo
tweon Bonanza and Dairy and furn
ish tho ties, In return for which
Robert E. Strahorn agreed to lay tho
steel and operate train service to the
County seat, twenty-five miles dis
tant. Mr. Lytlo believes that the
thing will he accomplished and that
fertile area will bo transformed with,
in the next two or three years.
FEBRUARY 19, 1919
Interest Runs High Among
the Boys of 'the City
THREE SCORE MEMBERS
New Organisation Seems to Hit the
Right Spot Roving ami (i)iiuuvil-
Knell Week Gitinc nml Reading
Itoom Drawing finds.
The new Klunrath Falls Hoys Ath
letic Club which has Just been stnited
In the rooms beneath the K. K. K.
Store at the corner of filvth and
Main Streets, Is going to be a whirl
vlnd success If tho Interest nnd at
tendance which has been manifested
it the outset. Is any indication.
Eighty four member have now Join
ed the Association Mid the big room
la crowded full during the full time
that the rooms are open In the after
noon and evening. One pool tabic,
some gymnasium apparatus and read
ing material "have been secured and
more thing are, being -put In each day.
The boys will hold a meeting to
night at which they will olect their
officers and conduct muoh of the
business of the organization under
the supervision of L. A. Robblns, the
Dr. V. A. Leonard bus consented'
to give the Coys boxing Instruction
on Tuesdny and Thursday evenings.
H. Stelzemuoller and L. A. Will will
give general gymnasium work on
Monday nnd Friday evenings.
The Club room is open each school
dny from four to ten p. m., and all
day Saturday. The rooms are also
open on Sunday afternoons.
Mr. Robblns, who Is hard nt work
equipping the establishment Is anx
ious to get hold of any old comforts
o. quilts which might b- available to
make into wrestling mats. He also
announces that any athletic apparatus
which U not In use In the city, would
bo greatly appreciated by the boys.
All tluiho who have been backing
tills now move feel greatly olated
oer its success so fnr.
Mrs. It'. II, Spencar who bus been
visiting here nt thu homo of Mr. and
Mrs. C. I. Wilbur left toduy for her
home at Turlock, California. Mrs.
Spencer tesided horo nine years ago
and sees many changes since that
Tho cafeteria supper which was
iro luubly announced for tho Pres
byterian "Cburcli 'for Thursday even
ing, will be; hejd 'on Friday evening
February- the 21st from six until
seven o clocki' ' .
LEAVES FOR ROSTO.V.
'.Mrs, ,C. K, Brandenburg -who te
c?ied word Monday of Minus in her
family In tho east, left thls-tnorning
for Boston, whoro sho exports lo io
lvmitt for u month or lougor.
CORVALLIS MAN VISITS.
II. E, Seymour who Is connected
with the Oregon Agricultural Col
lego ut Corvallls, Is In thu city for
u short tlmo. Ho Is registered at
tho White Pellcnn Hotol. f
SHEEP HUYER VISITS.
Jim Burns, a shcop buyer of tho
firm of Levi Moffatt Co, of San Fran
Cisco has been In this section buying
for his firm,
HOME FROM MEDFORD.
Otto Klum Is home from Medford
whero ho hn's been for some tlmo on
N CHED W TH
AUDITOR AT WORK
ON COUNTY BOOKS
H. K. Now ell has commenced his
work of auditing the County books all
the Court House, his first work being,
. In the County Clerk's office. .Mr (
I Newell came In last week from San
t-rnncisco anu nas made a trip muck
to the Day City 8lne that time.
MOVAIH.K KITCIir.X OK
K. C. WORKS WOXDERS.
PARIS, Feb, 18. One of the ac
tivities of the Knights of Columbus In
the war area Is tho mobile kitchen
group which in following the units
of the American Expeditionary Force
ItUlil vniiiii iu vuauji
On the long jnarchc.1 that have be
come the rulo since tlio signing of
the armistice the men find hot choc
olate, bouillon and other warm food
most acceptable. Twenty of these
cars are In use in thcarca of mili
tary operations in Franco, Relgium
and Germany. Others Kill soon be
sent to Italy und the south of Fiance.
Like every other .service of the
Knights of Columbus thu distribution
of the products of these kitchens is
free. It is announced. The service
will be continued until the last Am
irlcan unit has embarked for Amer
ica. NATION LEAGUE
phoiosi:d society ok nations
is roundly scored ix skx-ati-
today iiy poixdextkr
WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb.MO.
Senator Poindexter, republican from
Washington declared in a prepared
address here toHay-.that the United
States entrance Into the League of
Nations would mean the surrender of
American rights, privileges, sover
eignty, the abandonment of the Mon
roe doctrfutf, and the violation of'the
He fenld the Constitution of the
League of Nations was indefinite' in,
the uncertain machinery It-proposes
to set up. He declared that it was"
similar to the Soviet government of
Russia, nnd that- it should be submit
ted to the American people in a poli
tical campaign where it would be
made un issue, otherwise he said the
self government of the American peo-,
pie will have disappeared.
FILES SUIT TO ,
KLAMATH FALLS ATTORNEY
FILES SUIT FOR LARGE KEE IN
CELEURATED MELHASE OASK
The.following article is taken from
tiieOrogonlan of last Friday: -
Charles J, Ferguson, one ot tile
leading attorneys of Klamath' Falls.
filed suit In the circuit court yester-4
dny for a fee of $9250 for services
rendered In the noted .Meuiase win
case, in which he'v broke a purported
will involving a .$100,000; estate nnd
was sustained In the supreme court
ofiOrcgan. . "
The action was filed against Hen
rietta, F. Melhase, wldqw. At tho
death of her husband, brothers se
cured koys to his8afe depdslt bok
and opened It. They offered a will
dated In 1908, depriving the widow
of most of her husband's 'property.
She engaged AJtorney Ferguson to
fight for her rights and he brought
action In the probate court with a
contention thnt thore was a later will,
dated 1910, leaving most of the prop
erty to the wife, which disappeared
from tho safe deposit box. .
The suit was lost in the probato
court but won in appeal to the cir
cuit court. A second appeal to the
btate supreme court resulted in the
decision that thore had been another.
will and the restoration to the wid
ow of a Inrge pnrt of the property,
The cuso attracted much attention in
southern Oregon, -
Attorneys Magulre and Winter of
Portland, Renner and Chastnln and
Walter C. Van Emon ot .Klamath
FUls appear for tho plaintiff.
OF KLAMATH FALLS
Price, 5 cents - , ,
Aged French Premier Only
fpivp SHOTS ARF FIRFn
Assailant Relieved to J!c n Russian,
Attempt to Kill the Premier as He
Steps Im'ii Car Wounds hi Rack
nml Shoulder Slight Will Recot-
cr Assailant Arrested .
(Ry tbo Associated Picss)
PARIS, Feb. 19. Geoige Clcmcn
ceau, tho celebrated Premier of
Fiance was shot and slightly wound
ed this morning as he entered his
automobile for a drive. ,
Five shots were fired by the assail
ant and it was at first thought that
the agpd -but igorous official had
been wounded in the head. It later
developed howeer, that the wounds
were In bis back and shoulders, and
were apparently not dangerous.
His assallent who was Immediately
arrestecruas an ordinary looking man
dresseifas a workman. v
Policeman Ooursat told the Associ
ated Pres,s representative that the
Premier rushed up to the assailent
nnd grappledwith him The latter'3
name is Emlle Cottln. He Is twenty
five years vf age and was born at
fCroil. The Police here are inclined
to think him a RubSian as he is fair
and tall with long hair.
There was only one eje witness to
the shooting, a Jjarbgr whp said ho
heard the first bhot and thought it
was the American.;, firing Into tho
I air as they are In tho bablt of doing
The crowd immediately Jell "P""
the assassin and bea'l him. He did not
try to make his escape previous to
the arrival of the officers.
President Poincare,-tbe American
Ambassador and othr officials went
Immediately to tho Clenymieau
home on hearing the news. It is
stated that unless complications en
sue due to his age there Is no danger
but that be will reeoer.
PARIS. Feb. 19. Physicians say
that the bullet entered the left shoul
der, and bus been located In tho,
right shoulder, buUnot yet removed.
The Prouiler coughs a Reed deal, but,
mites no blood.
He was un his war to a conference ,
.with Colonel Houso und Balfour when
s LONDON', K. b 19 Emlle Cottln,.
who shot rie.i"!'iccau, is known-as a
ihi'ifc'orous anarchist, according to it
ParisisnaUh He took all the ra
suonsiblllb for shooting tho premier,
Lwho was hi three times, two bullets
grazing bis right hand and rlgni
FIGl'lirs I ROM HIX'KVr, COX-
FI.UT Ri: kiij-i: "ii: w-"'?"
TIC. OK 1 URMtJlt WARS! IRS
EASE I'AM s SMALL P'J" cEiT
WASHINGTON, 0- Feb- 1?,-
Tho buttle death rate in the American
army during the recent d
the death .ate turn, dlse. accord-
lnE to nn announcement" whde , by
General M,,.h In '"S
In the battles. The battle death iato
"r he American Expeditionary torn
qaWa.s fifty seven mouprthoYand
and the disease rate only .oy.Rleto
mon per thousand,
anu i in rwiib