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OFFICIAL PAPER OF
Fourteenth Year No. 3860
KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 1920
Price, Five Cents
MILE 1ST I
HIT By WORST I;
STURM OF YTAR
CHICAGO, Mar. 4. Tho worst
blizzard of tho winter In starting to
tiny In tho middle wont and moving
tnnt nml Niiuth. Tho gnlo In accom
panied by n heavy snow and ' tho
thermometer In below zero.
Tho storm, Bovoro from tho begin
ning, hnH Uolatod a numhor of towns
In enstorn Nubrnika and (own. Wlro
aarvlco nil ovor tho area whero tho
bllzzurd stnrtud In Impnlrod, thn poles
having gone down boforo tho wind
and tlm wires snnppod under the
weight of tho frozen miow. Com
munication In either cut off or parti
ally maintained with difficulty and
tho lighting systems of tunny towns
Tho weather bureau predicts nn
Intonno cold spell will murk thn pro.
grcsH of tho storm throughout tho
mlddlo wostorn nroa, and thn storm
warnings hnvn boon broadenstod nr
far na points on tho North Pacific
Telegraph Tabloids I
LAREDO, Mar. 4. Gerald Brand
on, Moxlco city correspondent of tho
I. oh AngolcH Tlmo, wns oxpollcd
from Mnxlco today ns n "pornlclous
foreigner." Mo was escorted from
Mexico City to Nuevo Laredo by tho
,pollco nnd taken across tho border to
WASHINGTON, Mnr. 4. Tho
IIouso today refused by nn' oyer--whelming
majority to repeal tho Na
tional Prohibition Enforcomont Act.
RIVERSIDE, Mar. 4. Lloutonnnt
"Raymond P. Penrson, nrmy aviator,
was killed at March field today when
Ills piano went lnto a lull, spin.
CONSTANTINOPLE Ttfar., 4.
Tho cabinet roslgned today In a body.
Tho sultan called upon Izzct Pasha
to form n now cabinet.
LONDON, Mnr. 4. It was stated
In conference circles horo today that
the supremo allied council lnd do
tormlnod to ndhoro to tho refusM to
allow tho HnpsburgR to bo reMorod
to the Austrian or Hungarian throne.
Tho rocogultlou of tho Russian sov
iet was discussed without conclu
sion. SEATTLE, Mar. 4. Completo un
odlclal returns show tho oloctlon of
Major Hugh M. Caldwoll, World Wnr
veteran, as mayor of Seattle ovor
James A, Duncan, labor loador, by a
majority of 1C.800, tho largest ovor
given a cnndldato for office In
QRAND RAPIDS, Mar. 4. Judge
Sosslons freed fifteen moro defend
ants in tho Nowborry oloctlon con
spiracy cnRO today, leaving 85. Ho
announced bo would deny tho motion
of tho dofonso for a dlroctod vordlct.
MADRID, Mar. 4. Roports from
tho Portugueso frontier doclaro that
tho workmon of Portugal havo pro
clafmod a soylot ropubllc.
WASHINCITON, Mar. 4. Competi
tion In ocoan shipping rntos was res
torod today by ordor of tho shipping
bonrd, withdrawing trolght tariffs,
and leaving tho rates in tho hands of
tho voBBol operators.
HIGHER SALARIES HERE.
DAVIS, Qnl., Mnr. 4. Tho faculty
at tho Unlvorslty of California state
farm horo has lost sevoral mombers
this yoar who have boon attractod by
salaries offorod In commercial pur
suits. Tho latost resignation is that
of ProL J. L. Thompson, for ton
yoars attachod to tho animal hus
bandry division, who loaves to man
age a registered stock farm. x
ELKS WILL ELECT
Exnltod Rulor C. II. Undorwood
ToquoBts nil Elks to nttond tho rogu
lar mooting of tho lodgo tonight, as
nfnong other Important buslnoss an
oloctlon of officors for tho coming
torm Is scheduled.
i. w. v. i)i:kknda.t
ON WITM'H.S KTAM)
MONT1CHANO, Wnsh., Mar.
. Elmer Hmllli, u defendant
In tho I. W. W. murdor trial,
MittMed today that ho went to
tho I. W. W. hall on tho day
of the shooting at Contrnllu, to
warn Itritl Smith, tho I. W. W.
secretary, of u contemplated
raid. Ho advised Ilrltt on tho
law of nolf-dofciisa and tho dc
fonsa of property.
Tho witness said bo told
Ilrltt that six or ten mon In
tho hull would bo enough .Jo
repel tho raid. Ho did not nd
vlso Ilrltt ugalnst tho una of a
gun In ropolllng an attack or !
caution him of tho danger of
firing Into tho crowd.
George Vnndorvucr, counsel
for tho dofonso, today notified
tho stnto counsel to summon
tholr witnesses In rebuttal for
Buturduy, Indicating that ho
would rest tho dofonso to
morrow. Lloutonnnt James Q. 'Adams
a ,w ti .1 1 ti v .. ttwt' .1 n.ri l ,.... (.. .1.-.I
.i-v. i, .,, tun uujo iii lunn iii iiiu
interest oi young mon wlio may
wish first-hand Information as to
urmy cnllstinont. Lieutenant Adams
states that the public In general do
not know of tha great educational
campaign looking toward vocational
placing of the coming citizenship
Hint has boon adopted by tho army
slnco tho war.
with tho Information obtained
from examination of mon enlisted
during tho wur nnd with nn appro
priatlon of 13,000,000 made by con
gress for vocational training during
tho fiscal year ending Juno 30,' 1920,
tho' government, his tnke'nf'up 'tho
vocational testing nnd placlng"'of all
mon enlisting, together with tho
teaching of professions and trades,
that all enlisted mon may bo fitted
for their highest plneo In their
chosen llfo work, cither In military
sorvlco or when discharged In civil
llfo. Tho now program now In forco
Insures tho education in olemontnry
branches through tho Intermediate
nnd ndvanccd courses to bo followed
by special training In whatovor pro
fession or trndo tho enlisted man Is
best fitted to mnster. Tho ordnance
department, which is tho manufac
turing and mnlntennnco Jbrnnch, is
offering Hpoclnl training In 65 dlffor
ont trades, any ono of which carries
with It In civil llfo nn nvorngo snlnry
of from $150 to $175 n month. A
standard war dopartmont cortlflcato
will bo adopted under this cduca-
llnnnl ... ...I it.. . 'Vv
- yf.v" "urjjnr. manon;ro-
these, coptjneatea, wlllpjinvo prpot, of
his ability. And tho actual ox'porl-
onco in construction work, clerical
work or' superintending of construc
tion will fit tho onlistod man to stop
Immediately into a good position in
civil llfo for which ho would not bo
fitted when coming direct from a
finishing school. Tho enlisted man
has tho advantago of oducational
training undor specialists; military
training, athletic training and dovol
opmont, travol in foreign countries if
ho likes, and, tho development of his
physical make-up undor disciplinary
training or tno mgnost order. And
all of this, including his clothing and
necessary expenses of living, froo,
with tho addition of a monthly sal
ary, all or the most of which ho can
doposlt with his govornment in Bums
of $5 or ovor and 'draw four per
cent. In this way, a boy enlisting for
throo yonrs can at the end of that
time stop Into civil lito with a mind
and body trained for that trado or
profession for which he Is best fitted,
and in addition have a small Bum of
monoy drawing lntorost.
In addition to looking after tho
young man, Lloutonnnt Adams states
that provisions aro mado for tho edu
cation of illiterates and non-English-speaking
cltlzons, and also
tho nllen Is given a short .cut to
American citizenship, whoreby ho
may at tor throo yoars sorvlco, during
which tlmo ho has boon taught nnd
fitted by vocational tests for tho
trndo or protosslon suited to lilm, on
honornblo dlschargo bocomo a full-
DEAD IN SOUTH!
Word has boon received by E. II.
Lawrence of ibo doath at Lindsay,
'of bis alstor, Mrs. William
Johnston, who until about two weeks
ugo was a resident of Klamath Falls.
.Mr. and Mrs. Johnston lived hero for
nearly three years. Mr, Johnston
. was' employed In tho Lawrence cigar
factory. Recently ho moved to Call
. .. ... . . . .
fornla and bis wife went thcro to
Join blm. Her doath occurred Thurs
day. Tho body will bo taken to Olyrapla,
for burial. !ffr. Lawrence
, Klla Irwin, an aunt of tho
dead woman, will Icavo tomorrow
morning and join the funeral party
I Dcsldos tho husband Mrs. John-
ston 1b survived by two children
Lyle, ngod 21, nnd Mary Prances,
.aged 13. Tho former was a graduato
;of the local high school, and his sis
ter was a student. Doth moved to
California with their parents.
QUIT THE STAGE FOR
HOME IN KLAMATH
Mr. nnd Mrs. "Ted" White, head
liners In vaudeville for n number of
yenrs, closed thoir contract with tho
rnningcs circuit tnreo weeks ago
buck In Klamath Palls to
"Home to stay," says "Ted," nnd
there's no plnco llko It. We've
crossed the continent 21 times in'the
lost few years nnd been In every
stnto In tho union. Wo've played all
the big towns nnd most or the small
ones from Tampa to Tacomaand
from San Diego to Portland, Maine,
Btralght across and criss-cross, up
ono coast and down tho other, and
never saw a place to equal Klamath
Mr Whlto has n Ynrm near Bon
anza nnd will devote his attention to
Its development.- Mrs. WhltotlsJ
planning to embark in business here.
She Is a" daughter of A. D. Brown of
FUNERAL OF MRS.
Tho funoral of the late Mrs. Ada
Mnbblo Harlan, wife of W. D. Har
lan, mill superintendent at tho Klam
ath Lumbor & Box company, will be
held tomorrow nftornoon at 2:30
o'clock at tho Whltlock chapel. The
Row S. J. Chuney will conduct the
Tho following sketch of tho life
of Mrs. Hnrian is contributed by one
who know her .sterling qualities.
Adah Mabel Mlllor was born at Al
liance, Ohio, Februnry 4, 1883 and
passed awny at Klamath Palls, Oro.
March 3, 1020 aged 37 years. Sho
came to tho coast aDout twenty-one
years ago and In 1900 was married
to W. D. Harlan and was a devoted,
wife, and mother. Sho resided In
Klamath Falls about ten yenrs and
slio leaves with friends nnd neigh
bors a memory of love and kindness.
A husband, three children and fath
er mourn her loss.
Tho Klamath Lumbor & Box
company plant will closo tomorrow
nftornoon in respoct to the memory
of Mrs. Harlan, nnd to express the
sympathy of follow-workers In the
loss that has botallon her husband.
LONDON, Mar. 4. It became
known today that Turkoy Is strippod
ot virtually all her European terri
tory but retains certain sacred places
by the treaty now being completed by
tho conference ot foreign ministers
RETURNS FROM AGENCV.,
Mrs. W. C. Ball roturnod yester
day from the Klamath-agency after
a month's visit with her daughter,
Mrs. R, Honor Radclltfe. Mrs. Ball
and others of the household she was
visiting did not escape the intluonza,
but alt now are on tho road to health
again. Much credit Is due to tho of
ficials of tho agency, snys Mrs. Ball,
for tho excellent care taken of tho
many people who were HI during tho
flodgod American citizen. Consider
ing tho elasticity ot tho age limit,
which includes from 18 to 40 years,
and tho oplbn of enlisting for from
ono to threo yoars, the outlook of
oducation Of tho American citizen
The motors, holler and the band
mill for tho now Ewnuna plant have
arrived and are being Installed rapid
ly by F. Hill Hunter, who has
brought tho contract for tho erecj
tlon of the big plant from the blue
print stage to the point where its
completion Is only a matter of wee'ttt
The contract specifics Apr)! 15 aj
tho date of completion and fior.i
present indications all will be in
readlnoss well within tho time set.
Six cars of equipment In al wire
ordqred for tho plant. One carload,
containing the edger outfit, arrived
some tlmo ago and Its contents are
The two cars containing the mot
ors, boiler and tho band outfit, ar
rived this week and there are still
three cars coming, two of which are
on tho rood.
Tho new mill building Is all com
plete. The band saw and equipment
will all be electrically driven. One
boiler Is being Installed for heating
and minor power, but the main mo
tive power will bo supplied by the
When operated at capacity the
mill will turn out 100,000 feet of
OFF FOR EUGENE
Tho Klamath Falls delegation of
Masons to the Scottish Rites and
Shrlno ceremonial conclave at Eu
gene left this morning. At Weed
they will take a special Pullman for
tho remainder of the trip.
A few of the men were accom
panied by their wives, making a
party of 22. All were primed with
publicity and will Individually and
collectively let the world, know that
Klamath county is the best home
spot on earth.
Tno candidates for' degrees expeciJ
to'nave-their time fully occupied, as
they will cram in twq brief days the
work of initiation that is ordinarily
considered a week's task.
COURT SAVS BURLESON
PHONE RATE ILLEGAL
TACOMA, Mar. 4. The suprems
court In n decision today declares
that the state public service 'com
mission acted without authority In
putting into effect the war-time tele
phono charges ordered by Post
master General Burleson.
Oregon Tonight and Friday,
probably rain; moderate south
Lee Yandell will leave in the morn
ing for Dairy, where he will work
in the W. H. Kltts' mill.
J. M. Bell has purchased and
moved to the new, modern brick
home formerly owned by Ed Dufault
on Crescent avenue and occupied for
a time by Boyd Newbanks.
E. L. Bentley, wEo was Interested
tor a short tme with J. M. Watklns
In tho real estate business has been
called south by the Illness of his
mother and may not return.
Ed Bottoraly has returned from
two months spont in California
Bob Robertson returned last night
from a week's business visit in San
Miss Frances Bentty, who has been
visiting her parents at Cottage
Grove for several days Is expected
home Monday evening.
Mr. and Mrs, Percy Shenrvorn of
San Jose, Calif., sister and brother
of W. D. Harlan are expected In to
night, to attend the funeral ot Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs, Lester Crow, former
ly of this city, who have been making
their home at Klamath Falls for the
past several months, returned hero
this afternoon. Mr. Crow has been
employed as a barber, wbllo at
Klamath Falls. Roseburg Review.
Sergeant Brown,' ot the Klamath
trlbo, who accompanied Edward B.
Ashurst on his trip to Washington
last December, returned last night
from tho capital and left for tho res
ervation this morning.
evidence is strong
GRAND RAEIDS, Mich., Mar.
4. Overruling all furthor mo
tions for a dismissal of tho elec
tion conspiracy case, in which
United States Senator Newberry
and moro than 80 others aro
defendants, Judge Sessions to
day held that tho conviction
or acquittal of Senator New-
berry would not mean a
outcome for the other
The court held that the
prosecution'' had made out 'a
prima facie case and there was
ample evidence to warrant a
verdict of guilty If the Jury saw
fit to render it.
There will be a public auction of
pure bred Shorthorn cattle in
Klamath Falls March 13, under the
auspices of the Pacific Northwest
Shorthorn Breeders' association and
the Klamath County Farm bureau.
This sale will consist of approxim
ately 30' head, about 15 bulls and 15
cows. W. W. Green & Sons of
Union, Oregon, are making tho full
Tho cows cither have calves on
foot or bred to calve later In the
spring or early summer. The cows
are bred to such bulls as General
Hampton, the herd bull belonging to.
Jlr. Green and undefeated
snow ring. Some are bred to a
white bull now supporting General
Hampton in the Green herd. This
white bull is a grandson of A.uildale,
the greatest son of White Hall Sul
tan. A few of the cows are bred to
Brampton Ring, a Ringleader bull
pined by Ringmaster, the only bull of
rL- t-rrji ..-i . -i .--?---.. ..
luo ucu uu&i pros lureu limes grauu
tional. There are some of the cows
bred to Scottish King by King
George, the latter a half brother to
Scottish Baron, the grand old bull
formerly owned by Iex Chalmers.
This bull will be remembered as
grand champion at the Panama' ex
Tho bulls in this consignment are
sired by General Hampton, Bramp
ton Ring and Scottish King. When
you see the bulls you will agree that
Klamath county Is getting some of
the best ot the Shorthorn breed.
Remember the date of the sale is
March 13. Inquire ot tho county
agent for a catalogue and details of
the sale. The cattle will be on ex
hibition, a few days before the sale.
Come "and see them and there will
be no question about your buying.
The sale will be held at the O. K.
Barn on Sixth street. The cattle are
expected to arrive the latter part
of this week and can be inspected
there before the sale This is a
chance for Klamath county stock
men to buy some ot tho best cat
evtsr offered for sale in the Pacific
northwest. The banks ot Klamath
have authorized the statement that
they will finance their customers
who are buyers on a six per cent
basis. See your banker and arrange
to get In on this sale.
ASSISTANT PARK,SUPT. '.
II. E. Momyer received word this
morning that his resignation as As
slstnnt Superintendent ot Crater
Lake National Park had been accept
ed "with regret." Mr. Momyer has
been in charge ot the Park for sev
eral years and with his efficient serv
Ice and kindly way has taken care ot
the park visitors and the interests ot
the Government with satisfaction to
all. His successor has not been ap
pointed. WOULD RAFFLE SELF
LONDON, Feb. 12. (By Maly.)
Unable to find' a Job, Frank Long,
who describes himself as a "handy
man" 26 years ot age, has offered
through a newspaper to raffle his
service for six months. His proposal
Is that 100 or more firms each pay
f5 for a ticket. He agrees to work
six months without wages tor tho
firm winning the raffle. Thoro was
no Immediate rush ot firms -to ac
LOCAL ORATOR .
KS BIG HIT.
If there Is inspiration in tho fel
lowship of men, an animation to
higher ideals to be brought out by
the finest expression of the noblest
attributes of mankind, about 350
citizens of Douglas county received
the full measure of helpfulness last
night, when District Deputy Grand
Exalted Ruler Wilson S. Wiley ot
Klamath Falls proved the crowning
feature In the initiation of tho
largest class of local Elks that has
yet stalked Into the exalted regions
of Elkdom In this city, says Tues
day's Roseburg Review. '
Three and four tiers ot seats en
circled the lodge room, and, none
were unoccupied in accommodating
the crowd which had gathered la
honor of the occasion, which was a.
special meeting called because of the.
official visit ot the lodge dignitary.
The two features, the address ot
Mr. Wiley and the initiation of tha
new members, combined to give tho.
Roseburg lodge a renewed realiza
tion of the ennobling purpose.of tho
order and, as It developed, both ex
plained and illustrated as nverfej
fore, the resources rebouuditig to
Americanism" which 13 " 'affordect
through the brotherhood of Elks.
While Mr. Wiley expounded In an
address which has seldom been
equalled here ih'e responsibility taken
i by the' lodge towards supporting the
institutions ot America, now ,belng
menaced by the radical and red ele-
ments of varying degrees of anarchy.
that expression was given concrete
and touching and profound illustra
tion in the opening of-th-doors ot
Elkdom to the 46 candidates who
had just been 'held .quaUfied to Join
in nphoIdlBgthes, principles In th
mirheVoiiserTed'byuhiekortlBT7' - k
Today pra"etleallyevery local busi
ness man spoke in high terms ot the
address ot Mr. Wiley, who doubtless,
appreciated the opportunity offered
for emphasizing the. one great prob-v
Icm ct loyalty, to the solution ot
which is contributed all the energy
of the order of Elks. ,
EARL BOX PLANT
STARTS FOR SEASON
The Klamath Lumber Box com
pany, the title assumed by the
Klamath Manufacturing company
when taken over by the Earl Fruit
company ot Sacramento, -January 1,
started Its mill the first ot the week
and the whole plant Is now operating
The company designs primarily to
manufacture shook for the fruit
packing and handling business ot the
Earl Fruit company, ono ot tho
largest distributors of deciduous
fruits in the west. As the deciduous
fruit season does not get Into active
swing before" May, however, some ot
the output of the local factory finds
its way into the market tor use by
Much interest is being manifested
In the preliminary debate in tha
state championship contest at tho
high school tomorrow evening. Tha
debate is open to the public. To do
fray travelling expenses that the de
baters will Incur later a nominal ad
mission fee ot twonty-flye cents will
Following Is the pregram:
Piano solo, Alma Lawrence.
Vocal solo, "Tho Shoogy-Shoo,"
Debate, "Resolved that Congress
Should Create a Department ot
Education, with Powers as Defined
and with Appropriations as Provide
in the Smith-Towner Bill." Affirma
tive Elizabeth Grlgsby and Lucille
Larkey. Negative-? Scott McKen
droe and Paul Keller.
Vocal solo, "Bonnie Sweet Bossle,"
Decision of tho Judges, Mls3 Eliza
beth Keys of Bly; Miss Twyla Head,
county superintendent, and tho Rev.
S. J. Chaney.
Awarding of letters. '