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OFFICIAL PAPER Ol
OFFICIAL rAPER OF
$ K&AMATII COUNTY
Fourteenth Ycur No. 3851
KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1920
Price, Five Cents
It will 1)0 ninny months boforo ttiu
Iftinbor Iniluntry ot tlio northwest
gets onoiiRh cam to moot Kb ro
lulromrntH. There has been no lm
provomont In tho car aupply In the
ant tliroo or four weeka, and no sub
stantial Improvement In In sight,
MftK tho enrrout hiillotln of tho
Northwest Lumbermen's ussoclntlon.
For tho wook ended Februnry 7.
tho Hhlpmonts nt ion nittlx reporting'
ih. Wont ConHt Lumbermen's aso -
-clntlon-both rait and water movo -
VmentH wore more than 10,000.000
, h.lnw the totul business uc -
Septcd. And tho mills ogaln wore
'jforcod to docllno more business thnn
djthey woro ublo to accept.
It In hnrd to estimate the total
volume of orders that tho mills havo"'""" "uy " col'"r prncucniiy to
1 Mnlnu,.li .
TOjoctod Blnco tho car shorUBO,
forced Itself upon thorn. It Is cor-
taln. though, that tho mills arc tnk -
ing on loss than 50 per cent of the
Ono element of slight relief pre
sented Itfiolf this wook when tho car
norvlco flection of tho rallrond nd
jnlnlstrntlon nt Washington. D. C
ordered that car distribution In the
lumbor Industry ngnln will bo inndo!
on tho cutting capacity of tho mills
Instead of on "tho ability of tho mills
to load." This latter method of car
distribution Iiiih been In effect since
December 17 Inst, and has been tho
liasls of much vigorous objection ou
'tho part of those manufacturers in
western Orugon uml western' Wash
ington who load "direct from tho
aaw" and do not carry heavy stocks
Despite the lack of cars, mills aro
running steadily. Production nt th
ttMno group of 10T plnntfl last week.
waa approximately 68,000.00pfeot
or within 3.38 pro cent of normal.
3OIlTII I'OK IIAIUUT
Tho rabbit drlvo' which was to
have been hold Sunday In tho North
Too vnlloy, starting from tho Horton
ranch, has been postponed, on ac
count of Illness In tho community,
according to A. C. Marshall, who wni
a visitor In Klamath Falls today.
So far thcro havo been no serious
-cases of illness and no deaths in his
community, Mr. Marsha'll said.
L. A. SPEEDWAY
LOS ANGELES. Fob. 21. Tho
now Los Angolen speedway opons
hero today with a 250-mllo race, in
which two scoro of tho best known
raco drivers In tho country aro en
trants. Tho speedway has a mllo and n
quarter track, fifty feet wldo, and
with tho roadway construction on
tlroly of two by four tlmbors, four
utfoot long, nnd set odgoways. It has
boon laid out on a plan embodying
tho latest tostod ideas In curve gradi
ents, and It Is said to bo capablo of
sustaining cars travelling at a speed
'Of 120 miles an hour without danger
of nccldcnt from any oxtorna) source
Provision has boon made for seat
ing 30,000 spectators, and tho oval
"within tho tract Is so arrangod that
nutomobllos may reach It by six tun
nols, thus providing parking spaco
from which tho occupanta of 3,000
automobiles mny also vlow tho races.
Outsldo parking lias been provided
for sovon thousand cars.
Tho spoodwny, which lias been
under construction since last Novom
hor, llos nlong tho AVlIshlro boule
vard loading from Lob Angolos to tho
sea, and is easily accessible by num
erous pavod roads and by oloctrlc
cnr. It will bo surrounded by land
scaped grounds, with wldo drlvoways
and walks lending from tho princi
pal noarhy roads. It has cost, .ac
cording to tho mnnagomont, about
$7G,000. It was flnnncod by a group
of (lutomoulla distributors and others
Interested In that Industry, and will
bo dlroctod by a pennnnont staff,
which will nrrnngo frequent ovonts.
Womon students woro flit. admit-,
tod to the University of West Vir
ginia In 1SS5.
I'OBTOITH'K WILL I IK
CM.WKI VHXT .MOM
Ah Washington' Birthday
fulls on Sunday this year, tliu
folloVlnif day, Monday, Fohiu-
nry S3, will ho observed hy tho
poHtollIco iih n full holiday,
announces W. A. Dolzoll, post-
iniiHtor. No dollvorles of mull,
other than pcrlshablo matter,
will ho mudo and tho ofllco will
ho ctonod all duy. Tho usual
collections will lie made from
ROOKIES LEAP UP
FROM THE CELLAR
Tho Rookies dofoated tho Duffs
ilwo "" oul of l,,reJ " '" c"-
l1" on tll " '"t night
1a,,u aru w lcl w" ' Spark
Viu tor fourlh ,,nco ' "e P'T-
lluforo tho game
tho mnrKln between last night's con
testants was small, with, tho Duffs at
tho foot of thu column, but now the
Ackloy leads tho Individual nver-
;nK0S w" 18C 1!M0 tor 1C games
J"n ,,0,,cn lH n rl(,8 sueo' w'''
183 1.1-18 for 18 enmes.
Smith 191 174
Lennox . .. . 200 1G1
Harry 191 1G8
Rogers' . 1G7 111
749 G94 648
Dicky O'llrlen, Cincinnati heavy-
weight who wos to havo boxed Karl
Ritchie bore, has developed a caso of
Influonza, announced Matchmaker
Winter Knight today, causing a sub
stitution of Soldier Mnrplo as Ritch
The bout will bo hold next Friday
evening, February 27, nt tho Houston
opera house, under the auspices of
tho local boxing commission.
Mnrplo Is n slashing heavyweight,
who has beon winning numerous vic
tories recently In contests in tho Sun
Fruncisco bay cities. Ho is crodltod
with winning his last twenty battles
without a slnglo setback.
According to tho farm chart ho Is
n harder mnn by far than O'Brien,
whoso placo ho( is taking,1 !0'nrien
failed to stay !fourroundsjin. his ,last
bout, suffering i a knookout at the
hriiuls of Knockout Kruvoskl. Rltchlo
mot Kruvoskl In a contest n couplo
of years ago and took his measure
promptly. Tho fight lasted less than
a round and Rltchlo scored a knock
out. Tho Rltchlo-Marplo bout will bo n
ton round ovont and tho first heavy
weight fight staged In Klamath Falls.
It Is oxpoctod to attract a big crowd
of fans. Tho card that Knight has ar
ranged is ns good a boxing attraction
as any promotor on tho Const Is of
fering tho public today.
Besides tho jfanln event thoro will
be a six round semi final between
Billy Huff, tho popular local middle
wolght and Bob Wagner, tho well
known Portland scrapper.
Those ovonts will bo preceded by
one, nnd possibly two, snappy prelim
inaries and nil in nil the enrd is the
best ovor offorod locnl fans.
R. R. CONTROL COST
U. S. 636 MILLIONS
WASHINGTON, Fob. 21. Tho
Rnllroad Administration ostlmntos
plnco, tlio not cost to tlio govern
ment of Federal control of railroads
nl, 0:30 $0,000,000, Ohalrmnn Esch
of tho Intorstnte Commorco Commit
too, today told tho Houbo.
"This will havo to bo chnrgod off
as wnr loss. It wns oxpenolvo but
worth tho prlco," ho snld. Without
intlroad transportation tbo Uultod
States would have failed to supply
tioops for ovor sens sorvico.
TO BOX FRIDAY
IN 'MT OR
For auvo'nil days rumors bavo been
curront hero of tho ravages that In-fluonzu-pnuumonla
was making u
mong tho rcajdouta of the reserva
tion. In some of the reports the death
rate was placed at five or six n day.
The Herald's policy is to print facta
and avoid uninvestigated rumors, a
policy that occasions delay at times
but proves safest In tho long run.
From an authentic source tho Her
ald now has a list of tho deaths that
bavo accurreil on tlm reservation,
which up to February 20 are as fol fel fol
eows: Mrs. Josh Williams and Infant
child, mid tho brother of Josh Will
lams and his wife.
Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Toy Brown, 18 months old.
John Onrshlor. who dlod Wednes'
day. February 18.
Mr. Kanoy, tho mall contractor bo
twoen Rontty and Valnax.
Enrl Falthfuland Oortlo Faithful,
prominent young Indian residents of
MfC nnil Mrs Roger Williams and
their Infant child.
Ilort Hood, member of n well
known reservation family, who died
Tuesday, February 17.
Mrs. Johnnie George and an Infant.
Mrs. John Hutchinson and Infant
Mrs. Toblo Rlddlo, heroine of the
Modoc war. who died February IS.
This mnkes 19 deaths In nil. The
death of Wlncnta Is not attributed
hero to the Influenza epidemic as sho
has been ailing for some time. ITcr
death, as well as several others of
tho forogolng list had already been
chronicled by the Herald.
It Is understood hero that,,., al
though tho disease -Itself appears to
bavo beon severe among the Indians,
that tho mortalltyrato was Increased
thfough the lack of assistance of phy
sTclans and"nurses at the tlme-of Its
Several serious cases of illness are
Telegraph Tabloids I
o i . u
MADRID, Fob. 21. Tho cabinet Is
reported to have resigned nnd King
Alfonso Is reported to havo accepted
the resignations, due to the inability
of the cabinet to obtain sufficient
support to pass appropriations and
Increnso railroad rates.
SEATTLE, Feb. 21. Major A. D.
Smith, army nvlator. who arrived
jestorday from San Diego, plans to
icturn Tuesday. Ho mado tho 18(5
miles from Portland to Seattle In ono
hour nnd twenty minutes, which Is
snld to be a record.
pXr'IS, Fob. 21. Rear Admiral
Philip Andrews, commander of the
American warships In the Adriatic
has been recalled because of the dis
orders which occurred nt Spalato, a
Rqmo dispatch says.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 21. Mrs.
Julia Mildred Thurston of Sacramen
to was found not guilty today of mur
dering Miss Jean Kimball, hotel ensh
lor, on Market street hero, November
OAKLAND, Feb. 21. Miss Anita
Whitney, lecturer and writer, con
victed of criminal syndicalism last
night, will tako an appeal. Sho faces
a sontenco of from ono to fourteen
Mnurlco Keano has beon appointed
by tho county court as administrator
of tho estate of Michael Flynn, tho
young Malln resident who dlod
Thursday from pneumonia.
LAXGELli VAIJiKV D1ST.
Owing to tho Illness of a numbor
of tho persons Involved, or members
of their families, tho contcrenco
whtcji wns to havo hcon'holil horo to
day hetwen dlroctors of tho Langoll
Vnlloy Irrigation district nnd tho ob
jecting owners of swamp Innds, was
postpdhed until somo futuro dnto.
Thp American Fruit nnd Vcgo
tnblo Shippers' association has a
woman trpasurer Miss Janet I.
Qngo of Chicago.
DEim CALLS !
1 N i
After several days' Illness from
pneumonia, Mrs. Esther II. Son, wife
of I,, V Noe, dlod Inst evening at' come Secretary of the Interior,
tho family home, .1231 I.ookou',' and Secretary Daniels on the
street. Her passing Is one of tho sad-' measure. The I'reRldent Is ex
dest of the numerous tragic bereave-' peeled to act before midnight
moots during tho present opldcmlc of,
Influenza-pneumonia, as It leaves!
motherless a little brood of four, the
oldest of whom la only 11 years old.
Tho children aro Louis 11; Leslie 8;
Fay,-, and Warren, 2.
Tho decedent came here with her
husband from Oklahoma about five
years ego. Her parents,, Mr. and Mrs.
J- Di Houston, live at Donanza, this
J county, and the burial will take place
there. The funeral cortege will leave
thlrfrclty tomorrow morning at 10
o'clock, flurial will tako place at 1 :30
p. nl. '
A'OTIIKR WOMAN" CALLED,
Mrs. Poarl B. Reynolds, wife of
W. lit. Reynolds, died last nlcht at
f S:3f at the family homo, 123 High
"'""J- Sho,was a vlctlm o Pneumon-
iau 'iii-jiHi ui unt)Viiit;if to t4o t t v
Ing word from relatives.
THIRD OF FAMILY.
Orland S. Lakey, four years old,
was the third of the Lakey family to
isuccpnib from pneumonia. He died
yesterday evening at tho city hospi -
tal. Us mother and younger brother
were) buried yesterday afternoon In
tho Mt. Laki cemetery', and his body
was laid beside them there this after
noon. TWO AT BOXAXZA.
From Bonanza comes the report of
twev deaths in the household of' A. E.
.Gale'; One of the vfctfras was Mr.
Bucfeer, husband of. Mr, Gale's sister,
ancfthe .other jrw'ihe'llS-yea&ohJ
son of Mrs.Bueber by ijer former
marriage., Mr. and Mrs,. Bucher were
visiting the Gale home, but the .dead
hoy nnd his brother had lived there
for some time. The othor jad is seri
ously 111, the report said.
LABORER IN JAIL
ON SERIOUS CHARGE
Joe Miranda, formerly employed by
Cofer Bros, nnd others here, Is In Jail
at Portland, according to word re
ceived' by local authorities, charged
with a statutory crime agajnst 13
year-old Eva Lee, his wife's sister.
Miranda is said to have taken tho
girl to Portland, leaving his wife and
two children here. On arriving there
he sought to have an Illegal opera
tion performed on the girl, It is
alleged, and the officers speedily
took htm into custody.
FUXKRAIi SERVICES FOR
JHCHAEJi FIiYNN MONDAY,
Funeral services wjll be held In
tho Catholic church horo Monday for
tho late Michael' Flynn, young Malln
resident who dlod Thursday. A fun
oral mass will be colebrated at 9
o'clock a. m.- The burial servlco will
be held at 3 o'clock In tho afternoon,
ns n number of friends of the deced
ont from Malln will not be nblo to
attend tho morning sorylco.
Ono hundred years ago no country
In the world allowed women to vote.
Social activities woro practically at
a standstill this week on account of
tho health situation. Public gather
ings, of course, were affected by tho
general closing order, while prlvato
functions woro voluntarily abandoned
In the stress of- tho general situation.
Many womon of tlio city spent tho
week In preparing delicacies for sick
folk to bo distributed through tho
Rod Cross and other Agencies, others
woro either ill or In nttondanco upon
mombors of their family nnd ns a re
sult tho usunl parties hud functions
Why O, D. IJurkp Is content to bo
a morn bank president,, when with
his talont and art ho might hold
(Continued on Pngo Five)
I'llKMIDKA'T HOLDS OH,
LANDS llfl.l, rou advice.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 21. It
wna learned today that the de-
lay In presidential action on the
oil land leasing bill is due to a
desire to obtain opinions from
John Harton I'uyne, soon to be-
Wednesday, when the bill would
become a law automatically.
ACCUSED OF THEFT
FROM GROCERY STOCK
Art Bell, a young man who has the administration of affairs, as re
been employed in various occupations gards the health situation. Is la
here and who during the fall and more of a muddle than ever.
winter was fireman onthe dredger
excavating on the Ewauna Dox com-
pany's new site, will have a hearlng(says the foregoing are the mayor's,
this afternoon before Justice Chap-j Instructions 'as he received them, to
man on a petit larceny charge. He is he effective until Monday,
accused of entering the store former-j Chief of Police Wilson says he re-
I ly conducted by W. E. Smith, near
the postofflce. and taking cigars, to- Officer Barnett says the mayor or
bacco, groceries, etc. Bell had a key dered the closing order lifted,
to the building. The charge is madel c. K. Brandenburg, acting mayor
by Sheriff Humphrey, who is in until Struble resumed dictation of
charge of the stock pending the set-1 the situation, says he will make no
tloment of tho attachment suits filed statement, that Mayor Struble Is la
by Smith's creditors. I command. Struble Is confined to his
Charles E. Draper, accused by J. J. home nt Ninth and Jefferson streets,
Steiger of petit larceny, consisting of ,ut is reported to be able to be up.
the theft of a rifle from the Steiger, AH ln'all, the situation as it stands
lumber camp near Chiloquin. pleaded today IsJust what might have been.
guilty on arraignment yesterday and
j WU1 be sentenced today,
EX-SERVICE MAN IS
BACK IN BUSINESS
EV,..i T. nntv. ,t.,n roolflo,! In
this city for two years prior to the
outbreak of the war, and who was
formerly associated with James M.
Watkins, Jr., In The Mecca, which
business he was obliged to dispose of
on enlisting in the service, returned
3s8sshv, and will re-enter the lwsalitfen!&weI2raUn6.!M-
-:J.-. ..... . . ..?., -:.i.-iance'1tflhi thn mnvnr'a fnatniMlnna'
real estate, field In connection with
MrrW-atklns, Y ;
Mr. Bentley.'who was-ln the service
for 18 months, and who. since his re
lease has been in various parts of the
country, has had occasion to -compare
conditions elsewhere with those of
Klamath and vicinity, and while he
has .interests in the south and states) be Pe Monday if the order against
that business conditions In general Puc. gatherings was off. Other
appear very good In other localities.! w,se- If tu theaters, pool rooms and
he Is of the opinion that the oppor- other Dlaces vVere closed, theschools
tunitles which now obtain in Klain- wou,d not open.
ath county are far superior In gen-j 7 T
eral, and has decided to make this his TWO RECRUITING-1-
He will specialize on city proper
ties, while Mr. Watkins will handle
farming lands almost exclusively, of
which they have a very large listing,
ana uie greauy increasea voiumo on,
business has made a combination of
this kind desirable and necessary for
the proper handling of their client's
CHICAGO, Feb. 21. James Mln
otto, son-in-law of Louis F. Swift, de
clined to discuss the statements of
Former Premier Joseph Calllaux on
trial In Paris for treason, to the effect
that MInotto was the German spy
who duped him when Calllaux visited
South America in 1915.
Thnt Is an old story," ho said,
"and there Is nothing to It.'; Since
his release from Fort Oglethorpe,
where ho was, interned during the
war, MInotto has dropped the title of
Count. He Is employed In the office
of a Chicago exporting firm.
CHICAGO, Feb. 21. Tho Stato
Superintendent of foods and diaries
has Issued warning that poisoned
stuffed olives havo been shipped by
a Chicago wholesale houso to dealers
lu fifty-two towns ot eight states.
They aro "pimento olives" In bot
tlos. Salesmen havo been Instructed
to havo tho olives withdrawn from
the markets. ,
This Is the first time tho bacillus
botullnus has been found In stuffed
olives. Throo brands nre Involved, all
California packed olives of tho Bata
vln, Forndoll nnd Rlchellu brands,
packed In 191 S. Thousands of bot
tles woro sold without reports of pois
oning until recently.
nirnni a p nr
i wnm starts '
If Mayor Struble doesn't suffer an
other change of mind, the closing:
order against theaters and other-
' nttlilf irntttArlnofa olnnila rAnnlrnJ
' ...lU !. A.nA.,fH ...Utf J.H...
will luc CAUctiliuii ui ijuuiii; uauvco.
.Mayor utruDie reassumea tne execu
tive authority this morning and Is
sued Instructions to this effect to
certain of his assistants, but others
were not notified of the order and
Dr. Bankero, acting city health.
officer In the absence of Dr. Soule,
celved no instructions. Special
expected to emerge from the ridicu
lous, farcical situation In which the
clty has. been enmeshed all week.
The1 courthpuse is practically In .
shape to receive patients and one
man occupied a bed there this' after- "
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from rooming houses would be begun
Peel rooms were running games
again thfd afternoon, It was report
ed. Chief Wilson? said he believed
ianceirn;h''tbe mayor's Instructions',
and though he did not pretend to
know what those Instructions .were
as they "were not given to. him ho
would not lnterferer ., ' "",
Principal Wells of the high school
and R. H. Dunbar for the elementary
schools, said that the schools would
First Lieutenant Alvin K. Robin
son of the 1st Infantry was In town
today as on advance agent and pub-
,,,.. nfipp , tUa ,Q,m .
ttoa ,, ,, ,, , ,, ,
I -.. v ..... wo wmm6 ico iu a,
aay or so.- One party is from the
fnmous 15th Cavalry stationed at
Fort D, A. RiiBsell". Wyo., and consists
of three enlisted men. In charge ot
Capt. Bullene. The 15th cavalry was
made famous thru tbelr horseman
ship and for two years held the cham
pionship for monkey drills. Thosa
that are interested In horse soldiers
will do well to question these boys.
The other party will consist ot
Lieutenant, Jackson and one sergeant
from the 1st Infantry, which Is the
oldest regiment or military organiza
tion In the United States' service, and
whose history dates back to the year
These parties are recruiting for
the peace-time army, and this peace
time army will mean a lot to tho.
younger men for vocational and edu
cational schools have been started In
the army to qualify young men In ona
branch or the other.
I. W. W. TRIAL WILL.
BE RESUMED TUESDAY
MONTESANO, Feb. 21. The trial
of ten alleged I. W. W. mombors for
tho murdor nt Centralla halted yes
terday by the Illness ot Juror Edward
Parr, Is postponed until Tuesday.
Parr has Improved but tho Judgo de
cided It, Is unsafo to bring him Into
tho po'urtroom. Tho physician ding-,
nozija tlio case as Influonza. It Is ex-.
P0cte.d he-may be well onough to con-
tlnunJjWu.esday, after tho Washing
ton'shU-tlulay holiday. Defendant
Lorqn." Roberts has entored a ploa ot .
insanity and the toatlnony ot alien
ists wH' be given. The fourth woek
of the trfnt 'fiudod today,