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Fourteenth Year No. 3861
KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 1920
Price, Five CenU
MONTK8ANO, Mar. 5. T. T. Kit
mnmlN, I'ronbyturlan mliilHtor, now
without n churgo but recently oiii
ployed oh nn Investigator for tlio do
fonso In tlio ctiRQpf tho ton ullcgod
Industrial Workors on trial tor tho
murder of Wnrnm O. drlmm, Ccn
trnlla ArmlHtlco day victim, virtually
Admitted In a lottor to George Van
dovoor, dofoiiHa counsel, re ml Into tho
court record today, that ho had
found no evidence connecting Orlnun
-with tho alleged raid, which tho
lofonHo claims wan mado on tho
I. W. W. hall.
Edmonds, testifying toduy, ack
nowledged tho letter, tho production
of which caused a dramatic surprise.
Tho western law of reaching for u
Sun should apply, tho letter said.
"When askod It ho meant drlmm
Toadied for a KUn, Edmonds said ha
tried to convoy what a former Borvleo
man had told him.
Wllllum Spears test Mod that a
man named Hubbard romarked to
lilm Just after tho shooting that tho
Industrial Workers deserved being
run out of town. Vandorveor In
timated that Hubbard watt tho presi
dent of nn eastern railway, lumlior
nnd mill company, and thn dofcnRO
could provo that Hubbard engineered
tho alleged raid, un Issue ho haa
Ticon trying to gel Into tho record
Tilnco tho raRO began. Tho stato
withdrew Its objection, declaring It
would provo that Hubbard was In
Portland on tlio day of tho shooting.
OF FORMER JURISTS
Judge l).i V. Kuycndall Is on tho
-way to muklnc a complptu collection
of?enlargodportralt of his prodo
cesiorH on' tho circuit bench. His
latest addltlonto the gallory Is nn
enlarged likeness of Associate Jus
tice Benson of tho supremo court,
fonnorly of tho local bench. Por
traits of Judges Noland, tho Jurist
who proccdod Judgo Kuykondall,
and Judgo Hnnnn, tho first man to
occupy tho Klamath county bonch
after tho county's organization, havo
toon obtajnod and It only lacks tho
portraits of Judges Hule and Web
stor to mnka tho collection complete
Tho local bar association mnn per
linps tnko tho mattor up, nnd tlioro
nro a few of tho oarllor Ncstors of
tho bar, who may occupy places with
Somo day, when tho courthouso
controversy Is dccldod. It Is expected
that tho portrait gallory will ndorn
tho virgin wnlls of tho now court
room, which court-room or whoro no
prophet ventures to prodlct.
UNION SERVICES AT M. K.
CHURCH SUNDAY EVENING
Thoro will ho a union sorvlco Sim
day Evo nt tho M. E. church, at 7:30,
nt wlilch tho Ilov. E. P. Lawronco of
tho Prosbytorlan church and tho Iter.
O. F. Trlmblo of tho Christian church
will speak on tho Intor-Church
World conforonco meeting at Port
land this wook and which thoy at
tended. Thoy bring back good re
ports of thowork accomplished at
tho conferonco nnd will havo inter
esting tidings for tholr hoarors Sun
Morning sorvlces will bo hold as
usual In tho various Protestant
TEN MIIilJONS IN 1018
WASHINGTON, Mar. 5. Tho
populatlon'ot tho Philippine Islands
In 1918 was 10,350,000, it was an
nounced horo today. Of tho total
population 9,500,000 woro .Chris
tians. Thoro aro 0,500 Americans In
FIVE THOUSAND PEPJSHED
,IN ARMENIAN MASSACRE
PARIS, Mar. G. Tho number of
'Armonlans massacred at Marasch
last month will not oxcood 5,000, ac
cording to dotalled information ro
cotvod by tho French govornmont.
London reports yesterday estimated
tho numbor at from 15,000 to
' ' ,
t ' if
aih'ocatiIh 9.100 itoNim
FOR EX-HHHVICK MEN
WASHINGTON, Mar. B. A
lump sum payment of $500 to
each person serving In tho
military or naval forces of tho
United 8tates during tho war
wan urged by Marvin (lutes
Sporry before tho houso ways
and melius commlttuu today.
Sporry opposod tho proposals
of other soldiers' organization
for nn adjusted compensation.
vurylng from $30 to $50, and
said that tho services of four
million young Americans never
could bo paid by skimping and
miserly additions to thu bills
IluslnoKa oftlces havo been opened
In this city by thn Sadrilo Mouninln
i Lumber company, and nro loratcd In
thu WllllttM building. Kor tho
present II. II. Edmonds, manager of
tho company will ho In charge, trans
acting all of tho business of tho com
pnny bore. Ho will bo nsslstcd by
bin son, II. M. Kdmonds, who ar-
i rived from Vroka yestordoy nnd who
has formed a pormanont connection
with tho concern.
Tho Sadtllo Mountain compnny
was recently organized for tho pur-
poso of manufacturing tho timber In
I tlio Klomunn-DuFault tract near
Spraguo river, nnd will bo tho first
company to get a mill started in that
territory. Its Inception Is duo to tho
construction of Strahorn road. Tho
mill, work on which Is well tinder
wny, will bo rcudy to turn out lum
ber for shipment to this city by tho
tlmo tho road Is completed to Squaw
Flat. It Is tho Intention of tho com
pany to hayoji plenty whon com.-
piuiuu, dim win proauco iuu,uuu root
a day. Those plana call tor tho con
struction of a flvo-mllo logging road,
tho steal for which has already been
TRAINING QUARTERS IN'
CIT1T HALL BASEMENT
Training quartom for tho boxers
who will ongago In tho noxt exhibi
tion undor supervision of tho muni
cipal boxing commission, which
will probably tako pluco about
March 19, nro now established In the
basoment of tho city hall. Tho room
Is not ontlroly fittod up yet, hut
enough oqulpment is In placo to
muko It available for training and
it was In ubo yestorday by tho ath
letes and will bo usod from now on.
APPEALS FOR DECISION'
IN FOUICGLOSUItB SUIT
Attornpys for'Uio'Sfondnnt In the
foreclosure suit 6t Sundors A. White
against Gilbert C. Harrison, aro pre
paring to appoal to tho supreme
court from tho Judgmont of tho cir
cuit court, which awarded plaintiff
n vordlct of $5000, Docomber 18,
Tho property involved is tho ranch
nnd promises of tho old Royston
stngo station. C. F. Stono Is tho lo
cat attornoy for plaintiff and J, H,
Carnahan roproscnU Harrison.
PIONEER PASSES AT
RIPE OLD AGi; OF 02.
Hiram Richardson, plonoer of Ore
gon and northorn California, and ouo
of tho oldest mon in this part of tho
stato, died Tuesday at Yroka at
tho ago of 92 years, 1 month and 26
days. Ho was a resident of Siskiyou
county for 63 yoars, coming horo in
In 1883 ho moved noar Dorris
and continued to mako that his homo
until six years ago when ho camo to
his son's ranch noar Agor. '
Mr. Richardson is survlvod by his
,wifo, Mrs. Balllo Richardson, and
two sons, Sldnoy of Ager and D. M.
Richardson of Dorris. Had Mr. Rich
ardson survived until April 15, ho
and his wlfo would have colobrated
tho 69th anniversary of tholr wed
ding, Siskiyou Nows. '
Tho first woman Justlco of tho
poaco in Now England was Miss
Annlo P. Ladd of Augusta, Matno,
who was appointed, in 1870.
Bf LUMBER CO.
GOVERNOR FRANK O. LOWDEN
Klamath county Republicans at
present aro taking considerable in
terest In tho career of Governor
Frunk O. Lowdcn of Illinois, and a
number of loca'l leaders havo organ
ized a Lowdon-for-Presldent club and
tuken oft tholr coats In an active
campaign to mako Lowdcn tho G. O.
P." standard bearer in tho 1920 elec
tion. Tho man they aro backing, was
born In Minnesota, but his family
emigrated by prairlo schooner to
Iowa In the late '60s and he truded.
n barotoot boy, .beside the wagon
His education was attained by hard
effort. Ho taught school and did
odd Jobs to get money to put himself
through tho Union College of Law in
Chicago, now the Northwestern. He
ranked first in his class and when he
took tho bar examinations he dis
tanced all other candidates. f '
Ills legal carcor was successful,
and ho was on the eve of prtrtlal ro
tlremont, when friends called him
Into politics. In 1903 he was candi
date for governor of Illinois but was
defeated by Charles S. Doneon for
tho nomination. Ho turned In and
helped elect Doneon, then sought re:
tlromcnt again on a farm that he
had purchased. But his nolghbors
were again lnslstont that ho should
devoto himself to politics and elected
him to congress, whoro ho served
two terms. He retired voluntarily
to rogaln his health. Again camo
tho call to the political arona and ho
BY B. P. O: E. LODGE
Last night was election night at
tho Klks'lodgo and tho officers for
tho coming year woro chosen. The
Installation will take place, at tho
first regular meeting In April.
Following Is tho new roster of of
ficers; Exnltod Rulor, G. W. Hous
ton; Estoomod Leading Knight, C.
A. Hnydon; Estoomod Loyal Knight,
M. P. Layentk; Estoomod Lecturing
Knight. P. M, Noel; Secretary, H. E.
Momyer; Treasurer, W P. Johnson;
Trustee, L. G. yan Bollon; Tyler, A.
F. Saiflcky; Representative to Grand
Lodgo, C.1 H, Underwood,
qiJILI) FOOD SALE
Cakes, pies, rolls and other varie
ties of cooked foods, tho products of
tho ovons and ranges of some of tho
best cooks in the city, will be on sale
at tho Baldwin Hardware store to
morrow from A o'clpck until they nro
gono. Tho salo is being conducted
by St. Paul's Episcopal guild which
holds monthly sales for benefit of
tho church fund.
Invariably tho public loses no time
In grasping tho opportunity to buy
tho dollclous homo products ottered,
so ovoryone Is warned to como early.
Oregon Tonight and Saturday,
fair, gentlo southwesterly winds.
was chospn as a member of tho Na
tional Republican commltteo, serv
ing eight years.
In tho 1917 election he was, made
governor of Illinois by a majority of
nearly 150,000 at tho general elec
tion, taking oftico the following Jan
uary. A statement he made afer the
election is typical of tUa.man. "I do
not wish," he said, "to prophesy an
Augustan era for the state during
my administration. I do not care tp
boast of high Ideals. Bo L.bnVe'
definite views regarding certain
changes In the, administration of
btate affairs. Many evils have crept
Into ' the state government which 1
believe I shall be able' to remedy. I
am going to give Illlnols'an honest.
efficient and economical admlnistra
tlon. To do this I propose to sur
round myself' with tho ablest lieuten
ants it Is in my power to elect.
"I will hold my appointees to as
high Oj degree of efficiency In the
public service as Is exacted from
men in tho employ of tho best man
aged private businesses. When I
mako an appointment ttiat man's
whole duty from that moment wHI
bo to the public. I will have that
definitely understood at the start."
Governor Lowden was married In
1896 to Miss Florence Pullman,
daughter of tho late George M. Pull
man, of tho Pullman company. One
son and three daughters were horn
Otis Knight, master engineer,
Junior grade, and Corporals C. W.
Little and W. C. Thomasson, a re
cruiting party for the Eighth Engi
neers, mounted, arrived in the city
last night seeking men for the sor
vico. They will be nt tho Hotel Hall
for a week or ten days.'
Tho Mounted Engineers, of which
there are two battalions, known as
the "Eighth and Ninth Engineers
(Mounted)," are unique organiza
tions formed under, novel conditions.
Company "A" of tho First Battalion
of. Mounted Engineers, was'formed in
Mexico in 1916, General Pershing
heading the flying column of the
Mexican punitive expedition, was
confronted with the problem of how
to preparp roads and bridges ahead
of a fast moving column of cavalry,
in d country where tho movement of
dismounted troops was necessarily
slow on account of tho sand and lack
of roads. There were mounted sec
tions In each company of dismounted
engineers, however thoy were not of
a sufficient number for his purposes.
A bill was immediately pfa'ced before
tho houso recommondlng an appro
priation for the formation of a batta
lion of mounted engtnoers, tho, bill
was passed speedily and the mounted
engineers woro formed.
Women have had' the Vote In Ice
land for fifteen years.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 5.
Action on tho nomination of
Ilainbrldge Colby as secretary
of stato was again deferred by
tho senato foreign relations
committee today after tho mem
bers declined to voto without
further 'Information. Senators
said that while no definite
charges had been filed and no
formal Investigation had been
decided upon, there, were cer
tain matters that should bo
cleared up before tho committee
mado any recommendations.
No new cases of influenza havo
boen reported for three days, said
Dr. A. A. Soulc. cltv health officer.
today, and ho Is confl.lfint thnt thkIns tor March 15' and as far M
danger of any further spread of theknown' no change of date ,s contem'
disease is past.
Ten or twelve cases remain In the J
Isolation hospital, but as no new
cases aro coming in, it is only a
question of a short time until the
building will be empty.
All quarantine officers were dis
charged tho first of the week and the
quarantine Is entirely lifted.
Dr. Soule was unablo today to
furnish an accurate list of deaths
from influenza and its complications.
but said the total deaths reported in
Klamath Falls during February" were
61, and the probable number of
deaths from influenza 27. He is en
gaged' in checking his reports over
at present and when the work is
complete will be able to name an
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r ,ieiegrapn laoioios
WASHINGTON, Mar. 5. The
President's rejoinder to the French
and British premiers on the Adriatic
situation was cabled last night. The
state department declined to make
the contents public or intimate the
THE HAGUE, Mar. 5. The Dutch
government today for the second
time refused to deliver the former
German emperor to the Allies for
LONDON, Mar. 5. It Is expected
that the proposal to sell the British
west Indies to' the United States as
a means of balancing the war debt of
Great Britain will be discussed In
tho house of commons by Lloyd
George next Monday.
SUES WEED LUMBER
CO. FOR $26,000
Claiming that ho received Injur
ies that will Incapacitate him for
life while in the employ of the Weed
Lumber company, P. W. Bush of
Weed has filed suit against tho com
pany, says tiro Siskiyou News, ask
ing that damages to the amount of
$26,750 be awarded him.
On June 9, 1919 be was engaged by
the company to bore a well at camp
3, near Morrison. On the same' day
tho rig broke down and he went in
Search of a spring said to be near
On his way back to camp, after his
search, he had occasion to pass along
tho railroad tracks of the company
logging road and while walking
L along came upon a crane with a crew
at work on It. One of the crew called
to him to help and he did so.
Owing to carelessness and negli
gence on the part of the crew, says
the complaint, the crane was tipped
over and he sustained a broken
shoulder, broken collar bone, a fract
ured spine and other Injuries which
kept him in the hospital forty days
and which, he declares, disabled him
ifrom further work.
DANK GETS JUDGMENT
Tho First Stato & Sayings bank
was given Judgement against John
Oskar In the circuit court yesterday
for $240.65, Tho sheriff has levied
on property of the defendant in an
amount sufficient to satisfy the
Notification has been received by
attorneys Interested in the case of
J. M. Dougan & Co. Against Klamath
county, that the Hon. J. W. Hamil
ton, circuit Judge of Douglas county,
has been appointed by Chief Justice
MacBride to try the case, In place of
the Hon. F. M. Calkins of Medford,
against whom attorneys for the de
fendant filed a petition of prejudice.
It is believed that Judge Hamlltom
will sit in person to hear the matter.
Judgo Calkins had appointed' Mrs.
Louise Fergnson as referee to take
the testimony, but It Is thought that
Judge Hamilton, being unfamiliar
with the issues, will desire to bear
the testimony himself In order to
gain an Insight into the details of
The hearing was set by Jndge Cal
ASK FOR LETTERS IN
By request of tho relatives of the
late George C. Mitchell,, Leslie Rog
ers, cashier of the First National
I bank, has tiled with the county
court, through his attorney, H. K.
Manning, petitions for appointment
as administrator of the Mitchell es
tate and guardian of the estate of
the estate of tho surviving son, Gar-
jrison Mitchell, aged 7.
Through his banking! associations
with Dr. Mitchell, say the next of
kin, the petitioner has become close-.
Iy acquainted with the business of.
the estate and Is well fitted to ad
minister its affairs.
to the death -rnfa Wife, leaving- a.
will bequeathing all his property.. t
her, Mrs.- Mitchell died, wlthomt
tearing any will. The estate is 'val
ued at about $12,000 and consists of
a house and Jot on Walnut street
cash, bonds and other securities.
Bly is Just about as big as its
name, according to J. N. Givan, one
of the prominent cattlemen of Klam
ath county. Bly ha3 a postoftice
a'nd a .couple of stores. It Is not
even a shipping point, for when the
stockmen around Bly want to ship
they walk their animals to Klamath
Falls, or over to Lakeview. "Our
market is California," explained Mr.
Givan at the Imperial Hotel, Port
land, says the Portland Oregonlan.
'Practically none of the cattle ot
Klamath or Lake counties are ship
ped to Portland, for; it would tako
too lohg to get them there. Wa
drive them to Lakeview or Klamath
Falls and send them to San Francis
co." Tralnloads of stock from the
range In that section are sent south
every year In preference to being
routed to the Portland yards.
Mr. G Ivan's headquarters are oa
Spraguo river, one of the big
streams of that part ot Oregon, &
stream which not alone provides
plenty of water all the year, but af
fords somo magnificent scenery for
YOUNG WIFE OF
Mr, and Mrs. T. M, Cunningham
left this morning for Prospect, Jack
son county, having received word ot
the death there last night of their
daughter-in-law, Mrs. Lillian Cun
ningham, wife ot Floyd Cunning
ham, Pine. Grove rancher.
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Cunningham
and their three-month-old baby went"
to Prospect two weeks ago to visit
Mrs. Cunningham's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Nelson Nye. Mrs, Cunningham, '
contracted the Influenza and devel
oped pneumonia later.
She was 24 years old and had
been married only a year and four
months. Sho had lived,' at Plne.
Grove since her marriage.
Arrangements for the funeral will
bo determined upon the arrival at
Prospect of tho older Mr. and Mrs.
Cunningham. The burial may take
placo there or tho body may b
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