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OFFICIAL PAPER OP
Fourteenth Year No. 3819
KLAMATH FALLS? OREGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY IS, 1920
Price, Five Cents
Attorney General Appoint Hpeclat
. Inveatlgator to Aid In Probing
Alleged Fraud In Three, Cot
' Htatef Contract Payment Held.
BAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15.
Frauds Involving many million dol--Ufa
In connection with building
nip tor the United State govern
ment In Oregon, Washington and
California, have been unearthed by
government Investigator It became
"known today when William II. Tld
well, apodal agent of the United
States treasury department, was ap
pointed chief assistant to Special As
Distant Attorney Genoral Bert Schles
It Is aborted that Attorney Gener
al Palmer, on tho strength of the
copo of the nlioged graft that has
been discovered has .ordered tho Unit
ed States Shipping board to hold up
claims approximating $37,000,000 to
nwnlt tho outcome of the Investiga
tion. ASSAULT CASE
Maurlco Koano, accused' at assault
and battery In connection with tho
Christmas row anion; Merrllf'snbop
men, as tho result of which throe
wero recently held over to tho grand
jury for assaulting and basting John
Donohy, was dlsmlsned after a hear
ing In Justice Chapman's court yes
terday. Tho evidence failed to show
that Koano took ony part In the as
sault. Ous Chrtot, who says ho Is a box
factory laborer, was bound over for
nctlon of tho grand jury, on a charge
of larceny of a dwelling. He Is accus
ed of having forced entrance to the
cabin of John Westlund on the edgo
of' town, and escaping with a shot
gun, after having held Westlund at
bay with the weapon when the lattor
discovered him In the house.
Today tho case of Walter Hood, a
young resident of tho Klamath Ind
ian reservation, charged with forgery
of a $170 chock, which was passed on
J. E. Hall, Chlloquln merchant, Is
, BY ALTAR SOCIETY
The Altar Society of Sacrod Heart
Church hold a business meoting yes
torany afternoon in tho assembly
Toom of tho churih. Hia annual
election of officers was hold and
plans talkod over for tho coming
year. Tho following officers wore
chosen: President, Mrs. John Neud:
vice prolsdent, Mrs. N. H. Bogue;
treasurer, Mrs. Michael Lavenlek;
eecretary, Mrs. Martin Tigho, record
ing secretory, Mrs. Byron Noud;
promoters, Mrs, Louis Schmitz and
Mrs. Patrick E. Hannon.
A business meeting will be held
noon to discuss the plans for the
future business of the society. It
was proposed and seconded that the
dues be 25 cents jer month and the
members receive Holy communion
,:, ,-, B4nENT.TKACHEIl9 ASnVN.
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WILL" MEET FRIDAY P. M.
The Parent-Teacners' association
"will bold its regular monthly meet
' lng In the assembly room of the high
achool Friday afternoon, January 16,
' at 4 o'clock. We urge' the parents of
erery high school student to be pre
out as several questions of Import
ance are to be brought" before the
'"'trieetlngj and a large attendance to
'""tteitred ai itwll be Impossible for a
few to decide them,
MRS.- M, HANKS, secretary,
FIHII AM) OAMK 1I1LL
NOW UP TO HI'NATI'
SALKM, Jan. IB. -With tlio
day and hour for adjournment
of tho special session of tho
loglslnturo sot for noon Satur
day, both houses toduy bogan
to rush through moasuros
which nro considered vlful. Tlio
fish and game bill providing
for tho Creation of nlno mom
bors, to bo appointed by tho
legislature passod the bouso
lato ycstordiy and is expected
to reach tho sonate today.
Census enumerators are having dif
ficulty in securing information in
somo parts of the city, it is reported,
because the housewife has not taken
tho precaution to find out about tho
othor mom bors of tho household.
When tho census taker calls alt of
the family is away at work except
tho housowlfo and sho cannot answor
tho questions In regard to members
of her family or people visiting or
rooming in tho houso.
Hero is the plaint of ono enumera
tor who has been up against this sit
uation many times in tho last few
"Do you know whero you wore
horn? Do you know whoro.your foth-
or was born? Do you know where
your mother was born? You do and
wo know you do, but wo cannot wait
whilo tho person at homo rings up
tho office and finds out. So make n
note of it for the benefit of yoursejt
ana mo enumerator, uoni let any
'unknowns' get into tho census re
cord of Klamath Falls for future
generation to be ashamed of."
Tho enumerators have one day letf
to complete their work, according to
tho regulations of the bureau, which
requires that tho census should be
complotod within two weeks after
the start, January 2. The two weeks
will be up tomorrow night.
A committeo of the Business Men's
association, headed by Will Lee, Is
actively at work, lining up the work
in advance of the enumerators and
assisting in ovory way possible. The
Labor council is also- lending all pos
sible assistance among Its members,
but every individual should remem
ber his responsibility toward the
community ho lives in and do his
share by having tho lnformatibn that
the enumerator requires in shape for
Immediate transcrlblng.tq the census
Tho last truss In the framework of
tho new sawmill building of the
Bwauna Box company was holstod in
place and workmen started yestorday
on tho framework of tho annex which
will house tho filing room. It is hoped
to have the plant completely installed
and. ready to run by .the first of April,
and In any event It will be In opera
tion before May 1.
One car of equipment for tho plant
Is on the ground and three more car
loads of machinery are en route from
Minneapolis, Mlnn.r and Menonlnee,
Mich. The mtlbwlll he electrically
operated throughout.. One boiler will
be Installed to furnish steam for ap
pllances for which-It Is necessary.
1 Forty-two men are employed! ts the
construction of the mill, a neat little
pay-rail when1 It Is considered that
the wages for skilled carpenters and
mlll-wrlghts are around seven and
eight dollars a day, ii .
The floor spate occupied by the
mill itself is '41, by 168 feet. One Bine
foot band-aaw and one gang outfit
will be installed to start,' capable of
turning out 100000 feet' of 'lumber
every eight hours. The filing room"
will cover an additional ground apnea
of 3$ by 4 2-feet. F..HIII Hunterirhe
prepared the plana for the plant, Is
actively jtunarjMe,n,dlngJU, ejaxtipa..
BANK OF DORfllS ' GNAKGES MADE
DIRECTORS IE? AMONG FACULTY
Capt. J,''W. Sletrions and Jphn
Siemens, Jr., attended tho 'annual
meoting and election f officers of
the Butto Valley State Bank at Dor
ris yesterday. Tliey returned from
Dorrto by way of White Lake and
Merrill and report that the 'roads
wero In exceptionally fine condition
for this' season, of the year.
The officers elected at the meeting
ere: J. W. Siemens, president: .John.
Siemens, Jr., vice-president, and Will
lam HageUteln, cashier. The sum of
$4500 was transferred to the surplus
fund by the directors, Indicating Ihe
steady progress that the bank Is mak
ing. The total surplus Is now f lt
C00. The capitalization Is $25,000.
An eight per cent divldond was de
clared. .While tbeDbrrls district' ia'awalt-
rcg the coming of water to bring it
toUho full development that It will
reach some day, the timber and
stock-raising Interests of the region,
largo and steadily growing, make a
strong mainstay for tho banker.
Backed by the Interests already es
tablished, and working hand m hand1
for the development of the country,
tho Bank of Dorrls is a vigorous fac
tor In development?
A new box factory will bo built
this spring to manufacture' the out
put of the yarioUB big mills operating
In tho district, which will add an
other payroll to tho financial resour
ces of Dorrls.
Search, for, Gus Schonchtn, who Is
being sought for an attack with a
knito upon Margaret Schonchln, his
wife, was without result yesterday.
Sheriff Humphrey 'made a trip to
the reservation, but his investigation
among the residents there failed to
unearth the fugitive. In the mean
time the police kept a vigilant watch
In the city but without result,
Mrs. Schonchln, whose refusal to
be "reconciled to her husband against
whom sho started divorce proceed
ings recently, 'is sahi to hove led to
the assault, was recovering from the
effects of the shock and the loss of
blood from the 'deep wound on her
face and neck, according to her phy-
ajclan's report, this morning.
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1 ROJECTS LAG
PORTLAND, Jan. 15. "Surpass
ing in importance even tho necossity
of opening up' the Klamath Indian
reservation is the need of starting
the various reclamation projects iri
Klamath county," says C. T. Darley
of Klamath Falls, who visited Port
land early loat week to confer with
George Quayle of the state chamber
on problems In Southern'Oregon.
''AH of the p'rojects In Klamath
county are at a standstill," says Dar
ley. There are the Langells valley,
Tule lake, Upper and Lower Klamath
and Sand Hollow1' project 'thai
should be tinder -way,"' reclaiming
more rtd and enriching tha 'south-
rn portion of 'the commonwealth.
"Citizens on and near-the lands of
the Langell valley project are urging
on early taearpqrnMon and' Issuance
of bonds to further reclamation. Federal-aid
needed tp construct the lmr
ppund)ng dam "will amount to about
800,00. ' ' ' x
"The Tule lake ajkd Upper -Klam
ath projects are entirely dependent
on private finance. Little-progress to
being made.jwltB these projects at
present, but It to hoped that the agl;
tatloa now under way will gain
enough headway Jo urge the author;
cation of a bond issue,"
FT A n A a1 a Ad 4ha 1 (ft a ft nvt aaIai
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and students have been busy thls.
week with," the semester examina
tions, Next Monday the second sem
ester openyMltix several changes in
tho faculty .
Miss Mabel Mears, who has bad
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charge of .sewing instruction for sev-i
eral yearsy has resigned to accept a
position In theEugene hlghjscaooU,
and her workywlll be taken over by
Miss Avis. Dougherty, who has been
a member of the local faculty. ,'
Mrs. E. G. Beauchamp wilt take
the place of Mrs. Joanna Given In
the English department. Mrs. vGlven
resigned three weeks ago,
Miss Lois Badger, who has had
charge, of French and typing, is leav
ing' on account of Uinens in her fam
ily at". Oregon City. Negotiations are
under way to fill the place and It to
expected mat it win ue accepted ny
Miss Margaret Kyd, of Seattle', a gra
duate of the University of Washing
ton, who has been offered the posi
1 Miss lone Gllnes, who came Co the
local school two weeks ago from
Waltport, Orogon, will take over some
of the work in the department Miss
Dougherty leaves in taking over Miss
Hears position. There will be a read
justment of working plans, however,
And distribution of subjects will be
arranged somewhat differently than
before the changes In the faculty
GENEVA, Jan, 15. Enver Pasha,
Turkish minister of war, recently
elected king of 'Kurdistan, haa start
ed a' Bolshevlkl revolution In Turkey1,
Afghanistan- and Baluchistan, ac-
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coraing. to a telegram xrom nami.
SALEM, Jan. 15. John Froh-
mader, local business man, is in a
hospital here with a bullet wound in
his shoulder. Two men held him up
last night. When he started to run
the robbers shot him.
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15. The
Jury' In the 'case of Perry S. JJew,
charged with .the murder of Freda
Lesser last .July, today returned a
verdict of guilty of. murder In, the
. PORTLAND, Jan. 15, Cracks-
men, believed to be amateurs, blew
open the safe of the Lewtotoa, Mill-
lags company 'here last night, secur
ing $150 in cash and a check, for
veral thousand dollars. The check
to said to be non-negotiable.
LONDON, Jan. 15. Delegates of
the Rallwaymon'8 union have accept
ed he-'government's offer in settle
ment of wage demands of employes
In lower grades of service.
BERLIN. Jan. 15. Official denial
was made today of reports that Ger
many had concluded an agreement
with soviet Russia.
BY OIL OPERATORS
Drilling has been resumed at the
Klamath' Oil company's well en the
Jay Manning ranch, after an inter
ruptIon';ef a. couple of weeka while
caslnK"wa8 being installed. The drill
ia 'riow.Ciworklng in sandstone- after
passing lurougn a wet ciay siraia.
?Aew reamer has arrived which
wllPfacilltate(the Installation, ot'eas
ing hereafter; and considerably; has
ten -the ,-wprif,,ijjie 'well, a lower tha
cost of drllllatA . ' '
Plana bayege'tieen- complete for
marketing theytp.OOO worth, JJ of
stock, which the cprpora,tton.h fceea
gtyen permission to Issue, bat R to
expected to have :tha details- warned
out In a short time, ApplleaUaaa
have already been receives: far-par-chase
of a, considerable Mock of tha
.WEATHER RHPOWt. "
OREGON Tonight aaL Friday,
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KUIIOPIJ IX DANGER OF
WAK REVIVAL BLISS
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15.
Ilecommendatlons that, the
United States furnish it's sur-
plus military supplies to Poland
to aid that country In repelling
the westward advance of the
Bolshevlkl, has been raadeto-
'he state department by Secre-
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IT. " ul r uaner. in man- w
lng his announcement, Baker
Interrupted General Tasker H.
Bliss, who had told the house
ways and means committee that
a general revival of the war in,
Europe is probable if Qeneral
Fofapi Is unable to withstand
the 'Russian.. Bolshevik! armies.
Very few citizens realize that, we
have in the United States todayrbe
tween two hundred and thlrtyand
two, hundred and sixty thousand'meh
with more than ten per cent'pefman
ent disability, either incurred thru
wounds or disease, . ,"
Of this number the UnitecTStates
Government, through the enactment
of the Smith-Sears Bill has provided
that every man whose dlsablllfyor
injury is such that he cannot return
to hia former means of livllhood shall
be re-educated at the Government's
This means that about twenty
thousan'd men are entitled to loam
any trade which they may select,
and which Is commensurate with
their icjjgucles whether it be a six
month3-sales'manshlp'"or"a four' years
college course. AH tuition is paid by
the Government and an allowance for
living expenses of not less than sixty
five and not more than eighty dol
lars a month to made.
Out of this a man having War
Bisk Insurance must pay eight dol
lars per month for insurance ana an1
average of tour dollars per montlirfor.
laundry; three dollars for car fare';!
ten. dollars for clothes (civilian H
doctors and dental bills; two dollars
per month for amusement; two dol
lars per month for stamps, station?
eryr and books' not provided by
course, five dollars. This leaves $31.
00 for room and board in the case
of a-man'drawing $65,00 per month',
andT46.00 for the man drawing
It to not possible to live on this
sum in the large cities even to the
twenty thousand who are allowed
compenastion and remember these
men are in poor health and many of
them have suffered the loss of limbs,
and, they need the very finest care
To supply this want the "Carry
Gn" Association has been formed, It
li endorsed by the Government, and
is co-operating with the Federal De
partments who have the care of re
educating these men.
For ten dollars per week, which a
man among the first twentyihous
and pays from his compensation of
from $65.00 to $80.00 per month
this association supplies him with
the best food, room, laundry, medical
and dental care, clothes and trans
portation. This leaves a man'enough
to keep up his Insurance and have
enough left for outside expenses and
The method of feeding these men
has taken alx years of scientific intu-
dy, and the average .gain in Vfaght
1 from eight to twenty pound for
the first: two' months. Meals Ji
agVfifty-tive cents per meals'the
ataeclatlon'i yearly budget, andtaey
have been very successful 'wi far-
rested tubercular cases through' this
method, only two cases having be
came active. if Is'
So far the Association hasjbeaefjt-
eeVseren hundred and sixty mea.aa4
the "Carry On." club, at 21,EaatJt8th
Street,, New York City, to crojdd4to
eapacuy. xne Association aaiaiee
maintained a house for the summer
at? Fairfield, Conn., and one at "flla-
to',$500.00 per year per man. -'
The Association haa now bee as-
Outbreak Set for Tomorrow, Aaat
rersary of Execatioa of Socialist
Laader OmmujiafaU Attcmptlaff
to Involve Entire Nation.
GENEVA, Jan. 15. Recent events
In Berlin are said here to be only a
prelude to others of more Import
ance wnicn tne independent social
ists Intend to provoke on the anni
versary of the death of Dr. Karl
Liebsknecht, January 16, according
to advices from Berlin,
T.nwnnN . is vr io
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pressed in diplomatic dispatches i-'
ceiVed here that the Berlin imbroglio'1
may spread throughout Germanr,
even to Vienna, through the agency
of communists. This element to us
ing the recent Berlin disorders to
Inflame the masses by representing:
those killed in the recent disorders
as martyrs to the people's cause.
BERLIN, Jan. 15. A communfct
manifesto issued today urges the Im
mediate election of revolutionary
employes in the labor councils of all
industrial establishments. During
the period of disorder big proces
sions passed, along the streets, con--verging
into the Koenigsplatz from
till quarters. Numerous factories
were obliged to close. ,
The demonstrators bore flags la-
scribed, "We demand an unrestricted
workers' councils hill."
Numerous speeches were delivered.
from the steps of the reichstag
sharplypretesting against ytfae,blllja.
its presenf'form? -, h
Plundering on 'a large scale occur
red Id the occupied "town of Ober
hausen. Men stormed the town hall,
seized arms, threw the archlvee Into
the street, and stripped the shops.
The disturbances spread to the vil
lages of Marzboh and Brnckauses,
where the plunderers used firearms
against the police.
HOG BRINGS $33,000.
JOBLESVILLE, Ind., Jan. 15.
Chief's Best, spotted Poland China
hog, brought $35,000 at a, sale hers
this week. The Iowa State Breeders
association was the purchaser.
DIVORCE SUIT TRIED.
The divorce action of Theodore
Flackus against Margaret Flackua
was heard in the circuit court yester
day. The court's decision is pending.
A marriage license was issued yes
terday to James Chocktoot of Beatty,
Oregon, and Miss Agnes Godowa.
ed to undertake this work in co-ope
ration with the Federal Board for
Vocational Education on a national
basis, and they have an appeal tor
one or more houses from the follow
ing cities: Boston, Minneapolis, Den
ver, New Orleans, San Francisco,
Cleveland,. Cincinnati, Baltimore,
Milwaukee, two in New York city,
Brooklyn and Detroit, and to do this
they are making a national appeal
The Association is also appealing-
tor more than two hundred thousand1
remaining men, who, although they,
are permanently disabled can still re
turn to their former positions. The-
demand for re-education baa been so
persistent from then that Congreae,
lias provided, that any of thls,,latter
tlass of men with a disability ex
ceeding ten per cent can be re-edu
cated i at the government's expense,
but that no allowance for living" shall
to made. '
The association, according to tta
statement, 'has no paid officers aad
the directors of the organization ara
made up of individual, who hare
been prominent In the !arge,orgaai-
zatlons statement, have beea abprav-
ed by government officials. ,
James A. Blair, treasurer,, of tha
Allied Relief committee. Inc., 2 Waat?
street, New York city, haa beea. ap
pointed to 'receive coatrlbiftioaa