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OFFICflLVL PAPER O
Fourteenth Year No. 3733,
KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1919
Price, Five Cent
Senate Will Start Probe on
INDUSTRY IS CRIPPLED
ELECTRIC FIRM IS
NOW IN NEW HOME1
Hi 61 S
LE LOT MEET
Today In moving day for the Link
Hlvor Klertrle company im tlu-lr nw '
iioiiii' nt Hit' comer of Seventh mull
Klamath Streets has been completed I I
and Ih now ready Tor nccuimniv i u , ,. ,, . ,
Tl,y huvu boon .dialing their id " ,"'N" ' """T'y '" "'"'"tU "" "K" Under
.tiiuii nii'i-ciN ih TiiKrn over iy
hnlldliiK with tho Western Transfer
coiniiuny for tho pant two welts
Tho now idiop occupies tlio whole
of tho olio ntory lulc-k building,
which has boon under construe tlon
for tho creator part or the summer
It Ih to have all niodeni equipment
In tho idertilcul work Mhop and a
Prominent Clothing Merchant.
Consideration Not Public
Way for IMjj
Gathering at Lorcllu Previous to
Horn! Election, at Which City Hus
inoss Men Will Participate
A monster boost meeting for the
,,. Plants Clii-rtl Toilny ""' l'
Ability f Spr.-iMl of Strike N ln-
foro Senate oimnlttco I
With tho fliinio business foresight
that has enabled him to glow from voting of tho Langell Valley irrlga-
a clerkship to one of the bfi'gest i lion bonds early next month at
now supply of electrical fixtures an, merchnnli- of the city. Fiod L. Homh- ' which the business men of Klamath
coinliii;, and will he on the market ton has puichasod the rouMiouhI cor-, Falls will attend with an orchestra,
COW WORTH FORTUNE
DIES AT MONMOUTH
-Main Aie InJ (I l( , I I 0 If "T"
it, lied Hallle ill ''' '' ly ! "jj 1 9
; (o He Wltnesx It- ICiUM 5
nor of. .Main and Seventh streets.
This deal has been ponding for somo
tlinu, duo principally to tho rcluc
taiic,. of A. A Ilellman and Son lo
a nones ot line talks given and a
social gathering followed by a dance
Is now contemplated and will, If tho
present plans materialize, he hold en
MONMOUTH, Sept. 23. Rocn
ette's Bonnie, record-breaking Jersey
cow belonging to John H. Stump &
Son, died Wednesday night when
she gave birth to a calf.
Tho Jersey was an aristocrat of
tho breed and was valued at $10
Sho held tho record for the pro
duction of milk and butter from any
Jersey cow Imported from the Is
land of Jersey to the United States.
She qualified June 15, 1910, when
she completed a year's record of 17,
382.1 pounds of milk which yielded
9-13.12 pounds of butter fat, or the
equivalent of 1109 pounds of butter.
PIE IS Pi
DAT! I-' ' " "' ''"(l l'nv "f
treat utrugbl. ' " ' ''"" ""
I sited Stat. -i ' ''iporatlou o -
,MdWi 'I" "" " " t,,u xl"n'
of tho strike i. Mill tincortaln duo
' h'II tho property, which they rc. I Wodnosday, October 8. -This mcet
I cetitly purchased from tho Sander-1 lK will probably be held at Lnrelln
RjfjfiU'M.n eytaie. This hi recognised as be- Tho election, at which the $900.
f'Jl ( ' 1'H' '"' of the best cornels in th I000 bonds for tho irrigation or the
Jl-L-Iil l,v- '" "w "t ""' location of t.-,,,,st Langell Valley territory will be
iSli.ihoin dtpot one blo k south and "'""nutted. Is set for October 11, and
the corner of Klamath. Tho property Indications aio strong at this time
IE CAFE IS
San Francisco Firm Is Suc
$5.33 1-3 PRICE OFFERED
'ourPH In Seei'nl I'm, I ;il Huh-' !-,-; , rrntitiige or sixty-five fed ,
Jcits Aio Ollcicd nt the Mainalli' M ''n Street and 112 reet on Seventh
County lllgli Hih-ol Tin or Night aml l -cupied by a two-story frame
a Weill. No Tiillion
to c dlctlnc claims
That tuM Industry was grettlv
... ... ,. .,f llll.
crippled in uir Kr-.i .." -,.,, KlulIlalh c,Hiity High School
tiborg. Crura,-" and Youngstnwu. , n(jhl HcUmU wh(,h m() 1(o(mi h()
ws ,crtaln To,!a a reports ro-ord.C(ij8ful wUj (lurlnK lho iMsl f(jw
tamrrd saim for atrlkora. "l"" jurH( wilM. M.HllIllt., n n, xt Mon
,unti ri n l"'d and s" ", ,ij. 0Veiiliig and ho continued for
hlch cre nble to .erato yoHterdi.vi u ,,.,.,,, ; nlinolinil..
Ih g closed tod iv Tho noiw'.Ti.iny, ,, ,1)(Io ,,(ay )p ,,,.. , U).1(
oHHpr'.d to t unafr.-cted ,.ourBU8 wl ,10 , Iu.,, In ,mk.
plants Lcfoming more threatening. km))lllKi typowrltlng. Htonogrnphy
Rioting has been resumed at -.anous , ,),,,, e,l(; d Kngllsh
poLis Onen,,a in di.id. thtoo ir .b- rlw 8u(18loH llr , hu ,.,,, ()l thu0
ibly fatally Injured and core 1-s. ov,lllInBB u wU MolllIayi Tuesday
merely wounded tlius far In tho , Tiursday. oiieniuir at 7 and clos
ing at 9.
strike. A pitched hattlu is raglnt.' et
WASIIINOTON', D. C , Sept. 2S
The senate has ordered an Investiga
tion of tho steel strike by tho labor
ttmmltteo, beginning Thursday. Tho
tody adopted a resolution offered h
Senator Konyon, the Iowa Ilopuhll
a, lo this offect. Tho senate will
tee it any remedial action may bo
Judge Gary, chairman of tho stool
wporVon, Is to bo tho first witness.
This i,s one of tho Uncut opportuni
ties for young people and older ones,
too, who have not tho opportunity
to attend thu day sessions to take up
tho study of these principal subjecth
by which they can increase thuir
earning capacity. Tho fact that
there iu no tuition charge for tho
valuable, Instruction makes tho of
fer doubly tempting.
YIHITOKK IX TOWX
FAP.UELL, l'a., Sept. 2.1. Moro
rioting Is In progress today and ono
an n shot and killed. Soveral
wrs sero hurt last night. Many
loots ero tired todav The police
fated that 11 persons had boon hit
P1TT31U IK,. M,t ts.sir.i.
ms claim that there are tare.)
totdred and twentv seven thnunnnd
ea now striking This is a big in
ttease slnco yesterday.
VISIT KltOM MKMl'HIS
Mr, and Mrs. .T i niini.to ..
MBo and Memphis, are visitors
"Klamath countv Mi- rm,.i,iot i
til!",,"16 tlm,K"' t0(,!l' w'th Jnck
J a looking aver his timber
Mdta In this rounlv
Tn0 Castornero n .. , ,
trltli vi rul' 1'ieuseo
)e t " nuuiu 11KO IO 801-
VS it It Wei-0 llOt for ll,el,,naa
"Wrests which i,m.i ,,. .....
fjji -- " mum ill inu
Mr. and Mrt. I.ouls Italiu, fioni
tho Kdgcwood ranch will spend a
fow days at tho W. II. Mcl'herren
siinoitiA roii ir.
marrm nn p
! IS STILL BUSY
Council Decides to Maintain This
Olllcer for Another Month IJulId
Injr MoWng; Is Kegiilated I'er
mils Are (ranted
1250 iJ . w"'"8i)orit J'Ogan wilth
m tl T tr"K Principally
.. "8 0t tho Titml... .i. .
'ntrv io . w-ouYuiiiu in-
Tte ' for "' Tltod States to
,'nvayot Manila n,i i,U..i.i -
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"Renin, "anclRC0 nbottt Octobor
kKBuV." . "l tro0"3 arrived
treat! ,, rol,cnI1 Peaco
4Hant0(10tfortyooto torl0n ,,y Scator
Et. -mlnlnK tho tt.,.i.,
0n. .. .m dlffOront Cflm.nl.
a . -" unnAM
4. "' treaty
On a motion of councilman Frank
M. Upp at last night's mooting, traf
flc offlcor, F. It. Wohhor was ap
pointed by tho mayor tor thirty moro
days In tho hopo that the speed germ
will havo been killed within that
An ordlnnnco regulating tho mov
ing of buildings ovor tho city streets
was read for tho third tlmo and was
l'ornilts aro bolng grantod at each
meeting for now buildings and ro
pairs to old ones. Last night W. W
Hatton was grantod a pormlt to orect
a two roomod ljouso on lot 308, block
110 In Mills Addition, noss Nickor
Bon to suspond au oloctric sign ovor
tho door of his pluco of business at
tho corner ot Main and Seventh
streets, tho sign to bo 10 feet long
and 4 Ms foot wide. 11. Frank Owens
was pormitted to build a frame, addi
tion to his homo In Nichols addition,
at tho appropriate cost of $800, and
fleorgo lilolin'a pormlt to robuild tho
burned portions of tho Fold Oarage
was granted last night.
bulldipg. the tennantH of which are
tho Western Transfer Co., and O.
I'ejton. The upstairs is used as o
Tho consldeiatlon for the juopenv
huh not announced, but It is under
stood to be at a figure that shows a
rial healthy growth In InisInOo pro
perty values on Main Street, parti
cularly in this section.
No pi. ins hdvtPbeen lonsidercd for
the improvement of tills property by
Mr. Houston. The now owner Is ono
ui the .oiing busiuebs men of the
citv, who Inn grown up with It.
When Klamath Falls was but a ham
let, .Mr. Houston engaged In the gen
oral merchandise business, later con
centrating In gents furnishings and
shoes, bolng ono ot tho membeis ot
the K. K. K. Store. Tho samo faith
that has always prompted him to
keep abreast of tho times In the busi
ness of tho city has prompted him to
branch out In thu purchase of Main
Street business property, which is
considered, now to bo ono of the best
Investments ono can make.
FOR FORMER HOME
tuat it win no carried by an over
whelming majority ,tho farmers hav
ing been brought to see during the
last fow years how rapidly their
neighbors with the water have out
j Tho water, according to the latest
I plans, Is to be brought both from
i Clear Lake In California and the
I Horsefly Hcservoir and will cover an
'area mudi larger than contemplated
jln any i tho former schemes. The
'details have been worked out by
I County Surveyor C. T. Darley. The
total cost will ho considerably low
er .according to the estimates, than
that of the lands of tho original
Pressed Uriel: Structure at Corner
of Seventh and Main Streets AVill
lie Heady for llusiness About the
10th of October
Kwaunn I5ov Company of This City
Is Second, Orrcrlng $.1.00 icr
Thousand Timber Ides Along
JCastcm Sldo of Southern Pacific
Kailroad in the Klamath Reserva
tion, Xear Here
Mr. and Mrs. William Grlfflth,
pioneers of Klamath county, who
lune m ide their homo In Poo Vnlley
for years, rented their wheat ranch
thero to tholr sons, Frank and Lovi,
and will leave in tho near futuro for
Georgia. They came formerly from
that stato and will spend tho winter
renewing old acquaintances in tho
IN IRWIN CASE
UK XKXT AMIIASSADOi:.
LONDON, Sept. 21! Arthur James
Ilalfour, Ilrltish sect clary of state
for foreign affairs., Is expected to re
tire from that position In tho nut
limn, nml may succeed Lord Grey as
British ambassador to tho United
States. Ho is said to bo slated for an
SALEM, Sept. 23. Former Dis'
trlct Attorney John Irwin, of Klam
ath County did not have authority to
enter into contracts of his own ac
cord with detectives to assist in run
ning down bootleggers and to chargo
claims to the county, according to
an opinion of the Suprome Court to
day. Tho opinion by Justice affirm
ed Judge Calkins from whose de
cree Irwin appea'led.
This case is ono that has been
ponding for soveral years and was.
one that aroused considorablo in
terest hero at tho time of the con
troversy. Tho action taken by At
torney Irwin in lieu of alleged co
operation on tho part of the Sher
xi-:w iti:coius von
CL1MIHXG IS SICT.
MOTOlt TO LOWICIt 1,AKK.
1)1 VOUCH SUIT FILKD.
Iloaring of tho suit for divorco of
nicljurd Schuttlo against Kva Schut
tlo was given last ovoning In tho Cir
cuit court, chnmbqra boforo Judge 1).
V. Kuykondali. nonnor and Chas
tnln nppoarod for tho plaintiff. Tho
dofendent did not appear.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur A. Jones with
a party of frionds motored around
tho Lower Lake yestorday. Thoy re
port a delightful trip with tho ox
coptlou of tho dusty stretches of
road oncountored nt intervals. Tho
motorists took tholr lunch and plc
nlcod at noon tlmo.
HACK FKOM rOKTIiAXIl
C. W. Eborloin, who has boon in
Portland on business connocft"' with
his extensive interests iu this city
and county, returned homo last
HIOTL'HX FROM HAST
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Duncan and
son roturnod last evening from Ken
tucky, whoro thoy havo boon visit
ing with relatives for tho past sov
Orogon Fair and warmer in east
portion. Wednesday, fair with gen
tle easterly winds.
M1NKOLA. N. V., Sept. 23. Rol
and Holphs, the aviator who on
Thursday Is bolleved to havo brok
en tho world's record for altitude,
yesterday established what is claim
ed is another world's record, this
tlmo for "speed climbing". Driving
tho samo Curtlss Wasp trlplano ho
used Thursday, ho climbed 19,500
feet In nlno minutes 42 2-.", seconds,
npproxiniatoly 2000 feot a minute.
Tho flue building now being put
up for tho Rex Cafe is Vapidly near-
iug completion and Ross Nickerso.i,
the energtic proprietor, exp.'cts to
be able to launch his business by
tho 10th of next month.
.Mr. wiciterson, who natl built up
a largo trade in the restaurant busi
ness, was temporarily put out of bus
iness by tho destiuctlve O'-e on that
corner last spring. The now build
ing in which ho will shortly resume
his operations will far surpass his
former accommodations and will be
run strictly on a par with tho city
eating hcuses. The equipment,
which is now here awaiting installa
tion, is the most modern and up to
The room adjoining the main rest
room will bo devoted to an up-to
date confectionery in which a candy
maker will conduct his operations in
the front window.
HERB FROM CALIFORNIA.
President E. R. Reams ot the
First National Bank is back from his
California home at Mountain View
for a few weeks on matters of busi
ELKS TO SELL
Campaign for tho Disposal of tho
- Haby Hands Will Ho Taken Up
and Put Through by the Herd of
W1L1IKLM WILL HH
DnMAXDF.l) OF HOLLAND.
PARIS, Sept. 23. Tho Dutch
minister in Paris has been advised,
according to the Libre Dolgiguo of
Urussohs, that Holland within-' two
wooks will receive a demand for tho
extradition of former Emperor Wil
liam in behalf of tho allies.
jury is Kxcusrcn.
Tho Circuit Court jury has been
oxcused by Judge D. V. Kuykondali
until noxt Monday, somo of tho cases
which woro scheduled to come up
during this weok, having been set
tled out of Court.
Tho Cnso of Ilallor versus Hop
kins, a civil law suit Is to bo taken
up on Monday.
GOKS TO HLY
Mrs, Jim Drlscoll has loft for a
visit of a week with relatives and
friends nt Dly.
hack frem: YREICA.
K, L.'EUlott, who has boon spend
ing a fow days in Yroka on htislnoss,
roturnod on last night's train.
PORTLAND, Sopt. 23. Officials
and members of Elks' lodges in tho
stato of Orogon aro quickly rallying
to tho support of tho Oregon State
Elks' association, iu its determina
tion to carry the war savings stamp
canlpalgn to successful conclusion.
Portland lodge, at its last regular
mooting unanimously voted to take
part In tho drive, and yestorday wo -was
received from La Grando that
similar action had been taken thore.
The klckoff of tho campnlgn will
come on Octobor 1 and the official
canvass will contlnuo for throe
months. Ono of the main endeavors
of officials of tho stato association
will bo to obtain 5000 persons in tho
stato of Oregon who w'lll subscrlbo
to tho limit or $1000 in war savings
stamps or treasury certificates. If
this effort Is successful, Oregon's
quota can bo assured.
Harry G. Allen, president of tho
Oregon stato Elks' association, will
lenvo Portland tomorrow for a tour
of, tho state to organlzo tho various
counties and prepart for the oponlng
of tho drlvo.
Tho campaign to ho launched in
Portland will bo handled jtliru a
largo committee to bo appolntod by
Exaltod Ruler Berg.
Qrogon, accorlng to Mr. Allen, is
about ?C, 000, 000 short In t,ho war
The McComber-Savidge Lumber
Company with a bid of ?5.33 1-3 per
thousand feet for standard and
$1.25 for inferior was the successful
bidder at tho Klamath Agency at
Noon today for the Cliff Boundary
Unit of one hundred million feet ot
California! White Pine offered by
the Indian Department on the Klam
ath Reservation. This is a staggering
figure considering prices at former
This valuable tract of timber lies
along tho eastern side of tho South
ern Pacific Road between Chlloquln
and Kirk on the Klamath Reserva
tion and will log economically to
The other bids submitted were as
follews: Ewauna Box Company, $5.06
for standard and $1.00 for inferior;
W. O. Crosby and S. O. Johnson
$4.44 for standard and nofhing for
inferior; William M. Bray, $4.06 on
standard and $1.00 on Inrenor; t7il
liamson River Loggfng Company,
$4.GS for Standard and $1.00 for
Considerable interest has been
manifested in lumbering circles hero
over this sale. The winning firm Is
a San Francisco concern.
COMING TO CITO
PORTLAND, Sept. 23. Every,
hanking institution in Portland will;
be represented by at least one chief,
cecutive on tho Southern Oregon bu
siness men's excursion, which will
run to Rosehurg, Grants Pass, Med
ford, Ashland snd Klamath Falls
during the week of October 12, ac-,
cording to information received br
the trade department of the Cham
ber of Commerce.
Arrangements are being made by
the Portland committee in charge of,
the excursion to have the business
men of the cities visited as the guests
of the Portland delegation at a lun-
cheon on tho day of tho visit. Rose-'
burg has accepted tho invitation and
other cities will likely bo heard from
by early next week.
A special train has been obtained,
for the trip anil accommodations
will bo arranged for 125 men. Re
servations aro being made every -day.
AKRTAIj MAIL SERVICE
TO THE CONGO FLAX
ANTWERP. Sopt. 23. An aerial
postal servico between Leopoldvlller
and Stanleyville In the Congo will
bo In operation within tho next three
months, If tho plans of tho Belgian
government are carried out. A
steamer has just left Antwerp carry
ing aviators, hangars and 15 planes
which will bo used In the service.
LEAVE FOR JACKSOX
Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Wlllits havo
returned from Jackson county,
whore thoy have been visiting for
somo time. They woro accompanted
homo In tholr car by Mrs. C. W.
Woltors ot Talent. " Mrs. Wolters Is
a sister of Mrs. Wlllits and expects
to visit horo for several days.
RETURNS FROM PORTLAND
F. H. Mills returned last night
from Portland, whoro ho has boeiin
for tho purpose of giving his atten
tion to foderal cases In which hi li
acting as attorney.