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Fourteenth Yr No. 3818
KLAMATH FALLS,; OREGON, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1920
Price, Five Cents
nugg ifeiarotng gftgrap l
BERLIN GUARDS !
Mob of 40,000 Persona Charge
J. Relchstag Building Daring HeoeJoa
aad Machine Gunners Open. Fire,
. Killing tea and Wounding Others.
TARIS, Jan. 14. Thirty-one per
obi were killed daring a riot la
front ot the relchstag building In
Berlin yesterday, according , to ad
vices reaching here today. The cab-
Haeteft he -national government, tc-
srelher with the prussiaa cabinet, has
leimed a statement In which member
declare unanimously for malntalalng
orlfer ay all available means.
BERLIN, Tueeday, Jan. 13. The
government tonight proclaimed mar
tial 'law la all aeetloni ot Qerraahy,
following a mob demonstration here
this afternoon In which at least ten
perilous were killed and many wound
ed by machine gun tire from guards
1n front ot the relchstag building.
The mob was organised by oxtfem
' ists as a protest against the Indus
trial council bill, now before tho
relchstag, and began to gathorearly
In the day. The authorities, antici
pating trouble, had surrounded the
building with guards, barring alf
When tho relchstag finally as
sembled, It Is estimated that the
crowd surrounding tho building to
talled 40,000 persons. Finally the
crowd rushed the police llnes?rWhen
It was aeon that tholr advance could
vaeT be checked In any other' way,
the guards opened fire with machine
.funs At 5 o'clock i. was announced
, . that ta,peraoah'ben,kllled out
It seems probable th1t 'jLMJled may,
exceed' this tetal: ' The relchstag
temporarily adjourned 'amid much
Y0UNG INDIAN IS
; ACCUSED OF FORGERY
.Constable J. F. Morjey returned
from the Klamath Indian reservation
this 'morning with Walter Hood, a
young resident of the reservation,
who Is nccusod of passing a forged
check for $170 on J. E. Hall, lumber
man and merchant at Chtloquln.
Hood's hearing has been set by Jus
tice Chapman for tomorrow morning
at 10:00. o'clock.
Tho check which Hall assorts Is a
forgery, bears the namo of L. E. Slse
more as the payor, and Is dated De
cember 20, 1919. It-Is drawn on the
First State and aSvings Bank .and
made payable to John David, or bear
r ANOTHER RABBIT
..The farmers ot Poo, Valley district
liavo organized another rabbit drive
for next Sunday, January 18th. The
arrangements for the drive are In
charge of the following men; Homer
Roberts, Captain, Esau Keck, A. L,
Marshall, John Van Meter and Bert
Everyone Is Invited' to take part lit
thlsvdrlve. The plan Is to, meet at
the Joe Taylor pjace, whlch is about
14 miles from Klamath Fills' by the
way of Olene. Extensive preparations
are being made to make, this one of
the most successful drives ot the
season, Be sure and arrange to take
parti Everyone Is urged to be' on
hand, at 11:00 a. m.
HIGH COST OF CHARACTER
SUBJECT OF DISCUSSION.
','Tho High Cost ot Character" is
the topic for the Young People'
meeting at the Methodist church
Sunday qvenlng at 6: 30 o'clock.-It. L.
Merrltt will lead the discussion, Ex
pressions; from. leading business men
t,klamathFalls regarding the value
that Is placed upon character as an
asset "In tho business world will bo
introduced in, the discission.
A, H, Johnston, the .evangelical
s jriger who Is assisting lnthe revival
meetings, will lead the singing and
also sing a solo, n ;;'-.'
CONGRESS ASKED TO
SALEM, Jun. 14. Thirty.
million, dollars' worth ot prop-
orty would bo addod to tho tax-
rolls ot Klamath county, and
tho county mado second In tho
stato In proporty vatuatlon, It
Congress heeds tho Joint mom-
orlal introduced today In tho
state sonato by Sonator Bald-
win ot Klamath Falls, calling
for tho opening of the Klamath
The house today voted, to ad- .
Journ the special session of the
legislature at noon Saturday.
0.-WwMl4Js,- president of- the
boardVaClpnaiirs -Jottithe KlamMti
Irrlg.tlo. ,, wm re-el.ey
yry oyfMrninK 4na-
Jorlty. The total vote cast was 266.
Offlold received 200' votes and his
opponent, J. R, Dixon; received 66.
Tho voto by precincts follews:
Altamont Of field, 48; Dixon, 15,
Spring Lake Offleld, 25; Dixon,
Midland Of field,. 8; Dixon, 3.
Olene and-Poo Valley Offleld, 25;
Merrill Offleld, 48; Dixon, 8.
Mnlln Offlold, 46; Dixon, 6.
Sontlmont Is genoral in favor of
Investigation by tbo board ot direc
tors of 'tho Klamath district of the
feasibility ot tho people taking over
from the government the operation
and maintenance of tho district, as
was shown by a substantial majority
voto on the question ot dlrectlngthe
directors to Investigate and enter
Into negotiations with the govern-
meatwlth a, view to- determining a
basis oatwhlch to make the eaaage.
In Langell Valley Irrigation dis
trict J. H. Tlcknpr, incumbent, de
feated Will Irwlaby tour votes. ,The
vote stood 28 to 24.
M. J, Lytle was, elected without
opposition in the, Horsefly district,
and C. W. Miller was elected In the
Enterprise district, getting 11 ot the
13 votes cast. ResuU from other
districts had not been received up to
2 o'clock this afternoon.
CIRCUIT COURT. NOTES.
A decree of divorce was granted J.
H. Faught in the suit against Elean
or A. Faught In tho corcult, court
The divorce action of. Frances Ger
trude Winchell against Jaknea. H.
Wlnchetl was heard and a decision is
pending, ..R.iv .v Vft;8.
JACOB JONES SKIPPER
ASKS NO SPECIAL FAVOR.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14. Com-,
mander David Worth.Bngley,, brother-
in-law of Secretary Dsnleh, whose
ship, tho Jacob Jones, wos torpedoed
drrlng the war, has renuefltod ot the
nr.vy department that his name be
considered only lor 03 muo.i detorJ
tlon as Is conferrcJ upon other des-
t.oyer captains vh served In the
war zone 8eJe'vv Daniels h:id
awarded Captain Bagley tho dititln
gulshed service, n.edul, nlibough he
called for only, the navy cross.
MASK BAIA FRIDAY.1
BVE AT WHITE PELICAN
Everything possible Is being done
to make the big mask ball that Is to
be given at 'the White. Pelican hotel
Friday night ' a success. The
hostesses, Miss Cozad and tho, Mea-
dames Cartor, Moore, and Terwil-
llgor, are, working diligently on. the
decorations and arrangements for
tho pleasuro of tho g'uestsL and they
are assisted In overy1 "way" by itho
management, ot . the hotel.. Those
who have been fortunate enough to
rqcelvo invitations hro making plans
alsd 'for an enjoyable evening, and, it
Is expected that tho funds for the
now" church bhljafng1' will;; bo jfroatly
mcreasca Dy nexc rriaay evenings
attendance. A"" ""-.- -
OFFIELD WINS '
BT BIG NHJ0HIT
"wT":. m witw.or'it
son .(againsf: swasyts; jiiii
"w-1 :: '
TO AID CENSUS
Tho Central ;Labor council has is
sued instruction to an auiuauons to
extend all possible aid to the census
enumerators. The action follows re
ceipt of a wire frpm W. A. Terrall,
district superrioriof ceaus, express
ing appreciation for the councils of
fer to aid "and 'stating that, the best
way to assist is to urge every oae
to answer the questions ot the enum
Oa reetjpt of the supervisor' mes
sage the council Issued the .following
"The Central Labor Council at
Klamath rails earnest ly'urajsa every
man and - woman affiliated., with the
various Uaioaa to assist to' every, way
poslSbW; the "necutlng;oflnW.zw:
BBe8tloai ,nould , mwtrti freely;
n order lhat'fruU ,BforB18tion may be
secured. By complying with this r
quest, you will be fulfilling a; daty.
not only totha .cltyi county and state,
hut. to your own Interests."
There are, a number ot foreign
born persons among the residents of
tho city who do not, understand the
purpose .of. the census They are not
readers of' newspapers of other infor
mative readlngjnatter, and the task
of reaching them Is difficult, but
tholr more advanced friends in the
Industrial organisations will probab
ly be able to..explain the matter bet
tor than by, any other method. Tno
uniformed, class are suspicious of the
census enumerator and his blanks.
They have had experience with the
selective draft boards and Income tax
collector kind 'think when asked to
answer, the auerlarbf the ceaaua.Uk-
er that another draft, of further at
.. ..- tvi. twuVnthAalc- Uroa.
" " . ri :.T.i'V.i tTiMaWcw,ntywh0''itaaieata:lBi-ajr;
templated, nnd Jtia hard to ,rto7nV vee fhrei1mS
them In the census
ACTION Oh COUPJUL
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Tho volunteerHfiro department at
a meeting last night adopted a reso
lution condemning -the action ot the
mayor and councilln their action of
changing fire chiefs Monday night..,
About 12.,, members ot tho tire de
partmentvwere, present at last nlght'B
meeting and the-' resolution was
adopted, according' to the minutes,
by unanimous vote. The resolution
Is as follows; .
"Resolved, that the members ot
the Fire Department do condemn the
action ot.,the"Myor and council in
discharglngJFire(Ghlef F. C. Miller
without iKXntinghlnv the opportun
ity to reslgrrin"faor of Keith Am-
" .' lrt
RICH QUARTZ IS
FOUND IN ALASKA
JUNEAU Alaska, Dec. 19, (By
Mall.) New Quartz properties in
the Kuskokwi'n ' country, long be
lieved to be ono ot the richest min
eral sections ot Alaska, will produce
several millions of, dollars In gold
this winter according to tolegrams
received here' by Governor Thomas
ac inu miiica.
Gdld qharts recently discovered on
1 t 1ST
tho Nixon Fork ot,,the,,Kuskokwlm
will run' as Kjgb as $2,000 a ton,
with big ''tonnage" in. sght for over
a mile, one. telegram to the governor
said. Steam hoists and compressors
are being installed.
, Several old-time Alaska, miners are
Interested .ln.the. new Kuskokwim
properties. Most "ofT, them hayo been
operating for BveraY'yea.rs lh the"
Idltarod dlsttlctf .. ,
Tho Klamath.' "State' Bank has In
creased its surplus front $15,000 to
$17,500 'pnbther indication of th6
which Is another, way; of, statlng"that
Klamath '.coynty vls keeping up its
Bolls aroyprused In Mohamme
dan mosnuoa. Tho Moslem race, dls
Uko bolls the,j; .thlnlc, they cause the
assemblage" of evll'splrl ts.
When If. A. Talbot planted several
acres to sunflowers last spring some
people were wondering how soon' a
board would be. called .together to
pass upon his sanity. The word
"sunflowers" has so Ions been aaso-'
elated with, Weed's that, It seeraedjm
probable that this plant jcpUldvbe
utilised as feed. .. T
Mr. Ta)bot, however, has had -no
occasion to' regret, hi ..trial efUthis
new, crep and the farssrs,etKUm
ath -equaty should coniar-that"Aiis
demoaitratloa of the jseeskMliUeYiof
sunflowers (s one. of. thlligast
things that bascome.JaKJnsaath
laai; (or-ln:monuk'r iMoremMrfi
17 - - i "- t- r ri i it
VOsacu IDiafBD ffBfra,inIHn
tar fatjVprotlacU6nJ wthrgrfiisrfr" Ne passengers and crew -faded
in pounds difta'T month ."finear Jajjf
No change kid been Bade In e
cows of. the 'herd. All had freshea
ed in February and March?, ' Tata
statement atone shows the' value-Tot
sunflower eh'sllago fed with alfalfa
hay for milk production. " ".
County Agent Thomas, who has
Just returned from a state conference
of county agents held at Corrallla,
reports that the trials in other coun
ties have shown conclusively that
sunflower ensllago can be .depended
upon for a valuable feed fbrboth
beef production and milk production
when fed in Connection with alfalfa
hay. Wallowa county reported
some extenslv' feeding trials under
way with sheep, both for fattening
and winter maintenance. The re
sults ot these '(rials will be given to
the Farm Bureau of Oregea and
published iarthe near future.
There are many men In Klamath
ing for ' themselves theireaalie thatl
are being obtained" right here1 in
Klamath, county. The farm, bureau
committee' ' off'' tl eld defaonstrat Ions,
under, the':-direction. ol'F. T. Nelson
county'chalrman.,is arranging for; ex
cursions from'" various parts of the
county to the Talbot ranch, Wednes
day, January 21. At that time or
ders can be'' 'placed- for sunflower
The FarmBureau- baa. received an
offer.' from, the Big- Basin- Lumber
company and' therBaldwin .Hardware
company, for a, twenty-five- per cent
reduction on the bill of lumber,
hardware and building paper' to -be.
used' la, tBe'constrnctlotuot, the first
f Ive stlosone.forj eacltJarm Bureau
district;, la.: connection with? tho silo
campaign- they' expect to put on this
PvrrriNt ruicr .
LEADS TO CAPTURE
Gu'aJJhriat. a laborer, was arrest
ed by the police, yea torday, after, It U
alleged, he-had' forced, on. entrance to
the cabin ot Jciha Westlund, across
the canal, qn the old Fort Klamath
road. According to the officers Christ
broke, a pair ot tinner's shears in an
attempt to force the lock off the door,
then cut the barbed, wire that barred
the-window, opening and crawled. Into
piling lumber not far away and' saw
the intruder enter. He went to the
catiin but Christ held him at bay
with his own shotgun and, fled. ""
Westlund picked up a rifle' and
gave cliase but found Christ had emp
tied' the weapon of cartridges. The
fugitive abandoned the shotgun in a
woqdiifred, the police say, and tried
to. find concealment In the neighbor
hodd but the officers arrived and
took" him into custody before he
could make ,a getaway.
The authority's claim that the pris
oner is responsible for a numbei ot
smdil iarc'enlMhat have taken place
fn.ifie' city In (the? last few months,
asserting theyAhave evidence to con
nect" him VitlJ" the. prior offences.
.Christvha"srearned If;M. Manning
as attorney t$ defend him against
tho' charge, of (larceny ot a, dwelling
which has'bee'ijyilje.d against htm.
nn'Rrjnv-i-TAnrcriit nnd Thursday
.'TX3 JZ . J
OLCOTT WILL OUIT'AJ
AS STATE SECRETARY
SALEM, Jan. 14. Governor.
Olcott announced today thStVher4
would resign as secretary of
state, Immediately after 0 the
Republican nominee for the of- 4
flco is determined following the
May primaries, and that he will
appoint the Republican nomln-
ee as his successor. -
A ROCHELLE, France, Jan. '14.
jMore than 400 persons arebeHer
d to have lost their llvetrMtthe
wreck of the steamer, Afrique-;an
Roche Bonne shoal la the. Bay 'of
Biscay.. Only 57 survivors are knewa
ta.have been landed. &; 'M
x "AM.hope for the safety ot therest
oarlag the. night, and many feared
today that one of the greatest sea
"disasters ot modern tlmes'has etevk
enacted In .the Afrlque's lose.'Y - a
PISSED ON Rf
During Its three-day session fn
Portland ia&eek' th? r Itlrrt-
400 DUD IN ,
gatkm Congress considered ,MM;i was sailed .and Teasoved Mrs.
ot resolutions dealing with various
problems affecting directly or- lr
dlrectlyjjrrigatlon aad reclamation
"Ise'sldes -the resolution sHppbrtlag
the-American Legion la Its fight. to
restore to homestead entry lO.fSO
acres ot marsh lands on Upper. Klam
ath lake, which, was carried almost
unanimously, and another resolution
Indorsing the movement forJutheSjanife8ted great Jealousy ot;hIs wit
opening of the Klamath Indlatf re-
servation, there were a score or:jmqre
ot other matters acted upon nyjtne
One by Mr. Tipton, demanded ex
termination of "rods"- and caUedtpr.
deportation of radical aliens, can
cellation of citizenship ot all foreign-
born- agitators and summary punish-
meat tor native-born sympathizers.
Several resolutions, which call for
actlonby the legislature, "follow,:, ft
Fox' Immediate enactment ot
amendments to the drainage district
laws .which will obviate delays ln-.th
future and assist pendlns organisa
tions to proceed with their develop
ment without unnecessary delay.
Recommending the enactment of a
law permitting the organization -of
cut-over land Improvement- districts
similar to" and under like favorablo
conditions now accorded to arid and
That tho salary ot the state en
glneer- be Increased by legislative
onactment "to' a tlguro commen
surate with the. responsibilities In
volved," a copy of this resolution to
be sent to each member of the legls-
lature for action at tne special sear
Support Bend Issue.? jft'J?4
Urging the legislature at Us spe
cial session to pass a bond isstia-ibiil
of $10",000,000, to be referred ttw
people, for completing road constTuca
tlon. ',"i', -"
Speedy construction Of all projects
In the state .which have been or'inaV
be approved by the United States
reclamation department is urged in
a resolution which was unanimously
Another resolution adopted in
structs the president and. secretary ot
the congress to meet with thepresl
dent and secretary of tho IrsMattpn
Drainage, association to arrangajjth
them, it possible, to meet Jjhy
with, the congress In conventlonjwkt
year., ,. &?
A resolution, favorably acted .nap-
on, expresses the gratitude Qt7he
congress for tho action ot the Ameri-
(Continued on Page Flye)?e'
N STREET ROW
Guy -hoaschln Songht by Officer
for Attack with Knife Upoa Wlf
Who Seeks Divorce from Him
Qaarrel of Long StaadJag.
Officers today are searching foe
Guy Schonschln, who Is believed to
be hiding somewhere In the hills o
the Klamath Indian reservation,, for
assaulting and wounding his wife
Margaret Schonschln, from whom ka
has been estranged for some time, at
Main aad Seventh streets last night:
According to witnesses Schoascaaa
stopped the woman and upbraided,
her, thea seized her and struck her
head against a wall. Her screams, at
tracted assistance. Schonschln seelas
help coming releaesd Mrs. SchonscUa.'
and struck a vicious blow wltn a.
knife, which severed the lobe of her
ear .and gashed her face and throat'
deeply. Schonschln broke' away and
disappeared. He was still belac '
sought at noon today.
Had the weapon gone a trifle deep
er the woman would have never
known what struck her. She owes
her life, according to her physician,
entirely to the chance that her as
sailant was not an Inch or- so closer
when he made his deadly swing. Af
ter severing the ear olbe, the knife
passed over the angle of the Jaw
and followed the Jawbone for a coa
ple ot inches, deflecting downward to
the. neck. ,
Ar crowd., collected and the Injured'
weaUn was given .first-aid. Dr. A. A.
jaejlmgcnm t. the hee
th his office.
Kii- elothial was ieaked. with teav
is not "considered serlousj 'arid, su
speedy recovery IsexpectedV
The trouble that calrainatedla ta
knire wielding epispile has he
brewing for months. Schonschln has
Rinfea she. chose to go Tier separata
wayatfd, the question of theNjhlhi
ren'a custody has added tbythamit
ternesa, of the quarrel.,
Schonschln Is said to be' armed
with two revolvers, in addition, to
the knife he used in the assault. The1
police made a vigorous search for
him last night, but he' failed to show
up anywhere lnwt,he'clty: It is believ
ed hesecured aa automobile after at
tacking his ,wlfe and drove Into tho
hills. Sherif t Humphrey took up tha
.trail this morning.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14. Carry
ing out its announced intention ot
taking action against alleged, unfair
trade practices of the "big packers des
pite the settlement ot the anti-trust
companies,- the Federal Trade com
mission today cited , Armour and .com
pany In a formal complaint, alleging,
unfair methods In violation of tha
Iedeital Trade commission regula
tions "by acquisition ot control in,
competing concerns in violation ot
the Clayton act.
BILL TAXING SALMON
SALEM, Jan. 14. Provision of ad
ditional funds for the use ot tha
statVtlsh and game commission tor
the protection and propagation ot
'salmon and other food fish, by levy
ing a license tax on the gross earn,
ltg8 of those .engaged In canning and
packing industries, was introduced la
LEAVING KLAMATH FALLS
A. A. Mehatfey, well-known, realty
man, Is leaving Klamath Falls to
morrow to make his. permanent resi
dence In Los! Angeles, bo announced
today. Before, going to southern.
California, however, he will tjrst
visit Portland, Seattle, and other
northern pities .for a month or longer,,
iairi souiueny, wiuus,
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