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OFFICIAL PAPER 0
Fourteenth YearNo. 3839
KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1920
Price, Five Cents
OF NAME IS
OI)Jc((n ( uo of Nninn In Connection
Willi Hulo or Midland luniU nml
lniwllKli(" by postal aulhorltlr
Tho letter and report published
herewith wait Bont to tho directors of
the Klamath Irrigation district and
toy thorn mado public, and tho con
tents of both aro stirring up a great
deal of severo criticism. This is par
ticularly true on tho part of K. I.
Applegate, whoR lettor Is also pub
llshed with the other documents. It
Is understood that a rigorous pro
test has boon filed with tho postat
authorities and an Investigation
asked for. Tho documonts follew:
j. w. wrioht & co.
Heal Estate. Loans and Insuranco
228 Montgomery Bt.. Milts Dulldlng
San FranciBco, cant.
Cahlo AddreBs: "Wrlghtroal"
Jan. 23, 1920j
Mr. J. D. Mnnnofl.
Klamath rails Ave,
Uox 295, nodding. Calif.
Wo aro In rocolpt of your favor of
tho 21st Inst., requesting further In
formation nhout tho 8,000 acres of
delta land, Hcrowlth 11 ml unclosed
a report from 8 8, HogerB of tho
TJnlvorslty of California, who Is ro
cognized as the leading authority on
vogctnblo growing In this ntato.
Tho owner of this tract, Mr. L.
Jacobs, Ih now In our ojllco and will
remain hero-for noxt week, or until
tho tract Ih Bold, to answer any
further Inquiries that may ho mado
conioruluR this Innd. This proporty
Ih Hulling rapidly nnd Mr. Jacobs
thought of raising tho price . to
,3700. I would Biiggcst (hat It you
ai ro Interested at the, present price of
405.00 that you take up this matter
with ii8 at tho earliest possible- date.
Mr. Jacolm nan had a flattorlng
offer from tho Orientals to tako this
entlro tract, hut has rofuaod to sell
any further land to tlieso people
The few thai havo bought nro con
sidered tho most successful farmers
of tho delta region.
Should you deslro to look at this
land, tako tho Klamath Falls slooper
on tho S. P. train leaving San Fran
cisco at 8:30 p. m., and moot Mr.
Ilobt. H. Smith at tho White Pelican
Hotel, Klamath Falls, Oregon, who
will bo pleased to show you tho.nrd of milk production, producers
property. Tho prlco of this land Is
-tuu.uu pur acrv, imynuio ;u,uu cusu
and the balance In one, two and
threo years at 7 por cont. With tho
prcsent prlco of barley, onions nnd! tablishlng cortnln standards of clean
potatoes, a hnndsomo profit could bo Hnoss In milking and handling cer
mado from these liuuls tho first year. I ,, ,,. , m.. i,n,i.Pa
In addition to paying for tho samo.tnln Brni,es of (,unl,t' P"""
"Wo havo no hosltnncy In recoiii-.1'1""" themselves In tho sum of $500
mondlng this land, as It took tho first I each nnd tho distributor In the sum
prize at tho Panama Exposition ln'of j2000 to nbldo by tho agreomont.
colory, onions, potatoes, and other, .,. . . ,-, . .
vogotubles, nnd In wheat, barloy audi" "R01"6"1 has notryeVbeen sign-
oats. A crop of barley In the doltav?',.-
of the Klamath should yield 40
sacks per acre, nnd at tho presont
prlco of $3.00 por hundred will leave
a handsomo-'profit aftor taking euro
of all ovorhend expenses.
I an) sorry Unit I cannot send you
any bluo prints, but wo do not have
nny boro tot this writing, oxcopt those
filed In tHq olllco.
Wo w.lll bO; pleased to furnish you
nny other Information on request.
Vory truly yours,
J. W. WRIGHT & CO.
Por K. M. Elliott.
Klamath Falls, Oregon,
-i Decombor 2nd, 1919.
To Whom It May Concern:
Plonso find below n report of my
findings upon tho heroin dcscrlbod
land, us follews:
Tho wholo tiact comprises 20,000
ncres and was ownod by Mr, Lewis
Jacobs of Klamath Falls. During
tho last six, weeks from ten to twelvo
thousand acres of this tract has boon
Bold by him, so that there Is now
ramnlulng' between eight and ton
thousand acros.. Tho lnnd which has
not boon sold Is marked with n red
pencil on tho bluo print which I am
enclosing. I havo also wrltton In
tiro bluo print tho exact location of
tho lands takon1 up by tho various
parties whoso namos appear on tho
bluo print., Tho following mon havo
bo far taken, up .tho land in question,
as shown '"'
Chin Lu'rig and Harry
Shan ! 2200 acros
Yamuguchl 1400 acres
Chin Gun t 400 acres
Weyl Zuckerman 3000 acros
Tho romalndor of the land which
has boon sold has boon taken up in
smaller tracts by those who aro not
as woll known as tho names men
Tho land is sltuatod along the
Southern Pacific railway botween
Weed and, Klamath 'Falls. It you
will noto on the blue print, It starts
.near the .town of Midland, which Is
, located eight and a halt "miles from
tho Falls. ,Thoro aro threo railroad
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Ht'OUTH MUHT PltlU'AIli:
I'Oll K.VA.MH TUESDAY.
Roborw 8. Fry, who Is tlic
scout mnstcr of tho local .icoutx
Btates that noxt Tuesday oven
lng will ho tho lint opportunity
tliu hoyH will havo for several
weeks to tako tho oxnmlnntlon
to hocomo scouts. Ifo Is anxious
that nit tho hoyn who wish to
Join will ho ready to do ro by
Tuonday evening or thoy will bo
ohiinod to wait until aftsr tho
first of March If thoy arc not
proparod by Tuesday.
Arc jou enumerated?-
The proposod ordinance, roquirlng
tho pasteurization of all milk sold in
tho city of Klumuth Falls after May
1, next, tv 111 probably bo submitted to
tho city council for action next Mon
day night. It was proposed, follow
ing a conference of milk producers
and distributors with tho city health
officer last Saturday, to Introduce tho
ordinance at tho last council moot
ing, but no steps wcro taken at that
Whllo the ordinance, as tentative
ly drawn, specifies pustourlzed milk
only shall be sold, dnlrjjmen assert
that it Is not Intended to bar certified
milk, or any milk that equals the pas
teurized milk's sanitary standard.
Tho law would provldo that each
dealer delivering milk for distribu
tion within tho city limits must pa
an annual license fee of one dollar.
It nlBO provides for Inspection of pro
ducing plants by the city health offi
cer nnd covors many other features of
Dalrjmen stnto that the passage of
tho ordinance, purposed to raise tho
sanitary standard of milk, will not
result In Increased prices to the con
sumer. It Is designed solely, they say
to standardize, production and give
a hotter product.
In ordor to further raise the stand
hnvo sgnod with W. E. Perkins, at
present tho only distributing agent
In tho city, n mutual agreement, es-
On recommendation of Miss Ellza
both Tandy, Oregon representative of
tho American Rod Cross, tho execut
lvo committee of tho local Red Cross
chapter yostorday aftornoon, aftor
confnronco with Miss Tandy, dooidod
to employ a. Red Cross workor, whoso
especial duty will bo Investigation of
tho extent to which ox-servlco men of
Klamath county nro profiting b;' tho
various bonoflts and privileges allow
od thorn by tho government, and ad
ministration of aid In socurlng such
Portland headquarters havo boon
nskod to secure a competent porson
and It is oxpoctcd that an office will
be opened hero about March 1. The
work will continue for nbout four
months, tho worker investigating by
porsonnl visits and correspondence
tho condition of overy ox-sorvlco man,
or rolntlves of ox-sorvlco mon, In tho
county to determine if nny are not
rocoivlng a share' of advantages to
which thoy aro rightfully entitled.
Aro jou enumerated?
FATHER MARSHALL RETURNS
Rev. Hugh J.' Marshall, who has
been absent for the 'past three weeks
on business matters connected with
his parish, returned home last night.
While away he visited Baker City,
Portland and other cities.
MOT VET READY
With moro cases' of influenza de
veloping In tho last 24 hours, several
in rooming and lodging houses whero
adcqiuto quarantine is difficult, the
need for hospital facilities Is being
moro strongly borno upon tho health
authorities of the city.
R. II. Dunbar and 13. P. Lawrence,
president and secretary of tho Red
Cross, and Dr. A. A.4 Soule, city
health officer, will ask the county
court this afternoon, according to an
nouncement this morning, to take
somo doflnlto action toward aiding
the city and Red Cross In cleaning up
and repairing tho old city hall and
maintaining it as an emergency bos
Mr. Dunbar Mated to tho city coun
ell Monday evening that the Red
Cross stood ready to do, its share and
tho council agreed to contribute one
third of tho expenso of fixing tho
building If tho county would contrlb
ute a third of tho cost. So far the
county court has taken no .definite
action. i ,
Cases of Influenza that have devel
opon hero so far have been a mild
type, and occasion no especial alarm.
Tho state board of health is urging,
however, that quarantine) measures
bo used In preference to all-others to
stamp nut tho disease and it is Im
possible to satisfactorily quarantine
a public lodging house, which makes
tho need for a power place for Isola
Dr. David N. Rohcrg, president of
tho state board of health, declares
that rigid quarantine of all Influen
za cases Is the most practical method
for combatting disease. If quarantine
restrlctlona nro adhered to, there will
bo no necessity for closing schools,
churcliPB, theatora ortiotbitpubUcLmentare provided and wi'L&ir.&IU
places, ho says. Masks have beon
proved valueless, he doclares.
Dr. Soule stated yesterday that
colds, la grlppo and Influenza symp
toms aro so nearly Indistinguishable
in the first stages that he would ad
vlso quarantine of all cases ireport
od where Increased temperature ac
companies nny respiratory trouble.
Ho said that he would urge all physi
cians to make Immediate report of
Arc jou enumerated? -AMERICANS
TO TREAT WITH SOVIET
LONPON, Fob. G. Influential
friends of Poland aro urging that
country to make a quick peace with
the Holshovlkl. Diplomatic circles
bolleve that tlieso admonitions,
coupled with tho reported desire of
Great Britain for peace between
Poland and soviet Russia will have
great weight In bringing about a ces
sation of hostilities.
Aro jou enumerated?
Women administering proporty in
their own right will be permitted to
vote in tho first national election In
Jugoslavia, according to a decision
reached by tho government.
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Arrangement have been mado to
meet tho recroatlonal and social needs
of tho students of tho local hitch
BChool, through the action of tho Par -
cnt-Tcachers' association, which for
some time hog been working tb plan3'
for caring for this need of student!
life. The association recently secur-l
ed tho old O. A. U. W. Hall, ov?r the
Judd Low garage and has had the!
place rewired and remodeled and nowi
announces that It Is ready to open it
as a center tor student social activi
ties. The present purpose is to havo the
hall open for student affairs and soc
ial entertainment two evenings cf
each week, Tuesday and Saturday,
under the supervision of a committee
from the Parent-Teacher's associa
tion. Later, perhaps another evening
will be added each week.
During the afternoons, after, It has
also been arranged to use the large
hall for basket ball practice under di
rection of Coach Moore of the high
school. It wU be open for this pur
pose every week day, but at present
will only bo used on the two even
ings named for social purposes
A small adjoining room will be fitt
ed up with a pool table and will be
available for students' use every day.
Tables for other games and equip
ment to make tho room comfortable
and attractive will be installed.
The expense connected with the ar
rangements will not be heavy but it
must be met by the parents of the
community. It Is tho hope of the as
sociation that all parents will see the
neccesslty and advantage of main
taining a center where clean and
wholesome recreation and entertaln-
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Ipgly contribute their share toward
Its upkeep. Instead of letting the en
tire cost rest upon the minority, mak
ing needlessly heavy a burden which
will be almost negligible if evenly dis
tributed. Arc jou enumerated?
GUS CHRIST HELD
ON SECOND CHARGE
After hearing before Justice of the
Peace Chapman yesterday, Gus
Christ was bound over under $1,000
bond to nwait action ot the grand
Jury on a charge ot larceny of the
dwelling of H. G. Shidler. The de
fendant is accused ot entering the
Shidler home and taking razors,
knives and oher articles.
Christ was bound over several
weeks ago on a similar charge
brought by John Westlund, who as
serted that he found Christ ransack
ing his house. When discovered, the
defendant fled with Westlund's shot
gun. He was captured by the police
and upon investigation the robbery
of the Shidler home was connected
with him and the second charge
LANK ASKS INCREASE
IX IIIIIIOATIO.V FUNDS sj
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7.
Secretary Lane today aaked
Congress to Increase Iho appro-
prlatlon for Irrigation projects
noxt year from $7, 873, 000 to
' $12,873,000. Nineteen projects
would recclvo additional funds,
Including the Umatilla and
! Klamath projects In Oregon
The oil lands leasing measure
provides for a division between
the reclamation fund and the
various states of the royalties
Paid tho government for the
use of Its mineral lands, and
Lane said that it seems prob
able that the reclamation fund
will be increased from five to
seven million dollars.
Arc jou enumerated? -
LONDON, Feb. 7. The police and
military yesterday raided the houses
of several Sinn Felners and arrested
three. A quantity of arms, ammuni
tion and explosives was found.
SPOKANE, Feb. 7. Pacific In
ternational league baseball teams
may be organized here dnd in Ya
kima. It is announced that Astoria,
Seattle will also be in the league.
NEW YORK, Feb. 7. The rescue
ot 32 passengers on the steamship
Princess Anne, stranded at Rock
away Point, was begun by boats
from the coastguard cutter Manbat
tun tnnav. Tho rnnnteiiarri rrftW
from the shore also succeeded ln!tr,be- under direction of the secre-
launchlng one beat, which proceeded.
toward the ship.
1m Secre -
iuiu;i, ruu. . oecro-i
ot the department of thePwef riBhts for 25 years-sDlacedhisleslSnatlon-lIVaea
ot t,mber to allottees
interior has placed his resignation iS1
the "President's hands. It became
known some time ago that Lane con
templated leaving the cabinet. Lane's
resignation will be effective March 1.
His plans are uncertain, but will be
PORTLAND, Feb. 7. Walter M.
Seward, 50, proprietor of the Seward
Hotel here. Jumped to his death from
the sixth story of the hotel on to the
root ot a two story building after
eluding his nurses. He has been suf
fering from nervous breakdown for
MARYSVILLE, Cal., Feb. 7. Mrs.
Gertrude Wilson, wife ot a newspaper
man, was found not guilty ot murder
ing Charles Brown, wealthy sheep
man, today. The Jury was out fifteen
MONTESANO, Feb. 7 James Ball",
Montesano blacksmith, and K. R.
Johnson ot Hoqulam, were chosen as
alternate Jurors in the I. W. W. trials,
arising out of the Centralia Armistice
Day murders, here today. ThU com
pleted the Jury selection and tho pros
ecution proceeded to maks its open-
1 it; statement, outlining the case.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7. Return
of five and one-halt per cent on tho
aggregate value of the railroads
would be guaranteed by the govern
ment for two years under an agree
ment reached by the senate and
house conferees on the railroad bill
PARIS, Feb. 7. Delivery to tho
German government by the French
representative in Berlin ot a list of
the Germans whose extradition is de
manded is the proper course to pur
sue under existing circumstances,
the council of ambassadors decided
GENEVA, Fob. 7. Tho Countess
Dohenrichen, member of the Russian
colony here and formorly maid of
honor to the dowager empress ot
Russia, committed sulcldo by throw
ing herself in Lake Geneva. The
body was still docked with valuable
ewels when found floating in the
lake. Friends say she walked direct
ly in the water. Conditions in
Russia preyed on her mind.
Are you enumerated?
Since 1892 women students have
been admitted to nearly all depart
ments of the University of St. An
drew's, the oldest of Scottish universities.
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Congressman Slnnott Places Mo
Nuro to Partition Tribal Land
Before House; Commission Rec
ommended to Carry out Provisions
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7. (Special
to Tho Herald.) A bi(l was intro
duced by Congressman Slnnott ot
Oregon today for the opening of the
iKIamftfh TnHfnn rpnnrrfltlnn. Thn
bill provides for a commission ot
three to carry out Its provisions, tho
secretary of the Interior to appoint,
one member of the commission, th
governor of Oregon another, and the
Klamath Indian tribal council ta
The bill provides that every mem
ber of the Klamath, Modoc and
Yanooskin band of Piute Indiana
who has not already received aa
allotment of land from the Klamath,
reservation shall be entitled to aa
allotment of eighty acres of agricul
tural or timber or 160 acres of grax-
jing land, the remainder of the allot-
able lands to be distributed equally
among all members, of the allied
tribes. No subdivision of less than,
ten acres of these allotments is to
be completed within two years from
the passage of the act.
All tribal lands remaining after
the allotment, exclusive of mineral
rights and water power interests, axe
to be sold at the request of the
tary ot the Inteor Pnd the moner
received is to go to the tribal funds.
all patents on such lands reserving
t0 t'le tr'be the mineral and water
made on a stumpage basis. The
secretary Is authorized to sell al
lotted and inherited Indian land held
in trust by the United States, with,
the consent ot the allottees, to
veterans of the war against Ger
many and other foreign wars and tho
Civil War, payment to be made la
twenty annual instalments.
The commission is authorized to
reserve all unallotted tribal lands '
chiefly valuable for water power par
poses, and before the allotting ot any
lands these are to be subject to ther.
disposal of the tribe under the direc
tion of the secretary.
"Are you enumerated?
CIRCUIT COURT DECISIONS
Divorce decrees have been issued
by the circuit court to plaintiffs la
the actions of J. W. Swartsfager
j against Retta Swartsfager and Sybil
Robertson against Lionel Robert
son. Judgment for $91.52, attorney's
fees and costs, was rendered tor
plaintiff in the suit ot the Medford
Grocery company against Henry4 An
derson. Arc jou enumerated?
SUES TO CLEAR TITLE
George M. Strowbridge has begun,
suit in the circuit court against R.
C. Spink to secure a decree annul
ling defendant's claim upon land In
which plaintiff claims he has prior
nnd undivided title. The land lies in
section 34, township 34 south, ranga
7 east, and was owned by Henry K.
Jackson. Plaintiff asserts that he
purchased th eland from Jackson and
secured a deed, after which de
fendant caused Jackson to deliver
another deed to him.
Both deeds stand upon the county-
Aro jou enumerated?
ARE YOU ENUMERATED?
This is the last chance to get
your name on tho census list. 4k
Remember the honor of your
city demands that you see that
you and your friends are count-
ed. Mrs. Anna Watson has auth-
ority to continue the enumera-
tlon for a few days longer. It
you have not been, counted, or It
you know ot anyone who has
not been, phone 19QW and Mrs.
Watson will call upon you. Let
us get every soul An. Klamath
Falls on the eeniwa Ust.