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About The Evening herald. (Klamath Falls, Or.) 1906-1942 | View Entire Issue (April 2, 1920)
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Fourteenth Year No. 38S5
KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 1920
Price, Five Cento
Considerable Interest and oxcllo-
ment Is nrousvd In this vicinity as tho
result of offers that have beon madu
to numerous ranchorx for lease to tho
oil rights of their property, nnd the
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' situation has attulned tho uspects ol
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a minimum boom, It Is wild by those
conversant with operations, mo ai
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coniini'ii in onu imnituiui imiuii
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vbat Is general throughout thu valley
r and has given rise to tho report that
five or six rigs are ready to start
drilling as soon as tho capitalists
behind the project buvo closed suffi
South of the California line, Siski
you county Is having a similar exper
ience. Much proporty hns beon
placed under leaso there by oil pros
pectors. The Medford Oil company
Is sinking a well west of tho Cos
cades and Ihoro In much dUcuHnlon
In technical terras In tbo Medford
pross rogardlng tho progressnnd PO' -
Blbllltlos of drilling In that field, nnd
considerable activity on the part of
speculators soeklng leases.
In tho local flold the only actunl
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drilling so fnr Is being donu by tho
Klamnth Oil company on thu Planning
ranch In the vnlloy. Tho drill Is
down to nbout 900 feet und has
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puBsuu iiiruuKii luiiuun '"'"""""
Bomo highly Indicative of tho prt-
enco of oil, according to oxportii.
For tho last month or so tho irew
has mnuo little progrusH In drilling,
having been eugup,i!il In reaming and
casing thu hole. BovuriJl weeks be
foro a 'thli streak of paratln was
struck and It Is said that the cabin
comes out cf tho hole ..covered with a
film of oil uifd that thuro Ik oil on
tbo water pumped from tho well.
With this much to go on, It current
reports of the ilr lien. progresH are
true, nnd with the pFoaont leasing
activity pointing to Interest on the
part of cnpltullMlH with money to
invest Iu a gamble as to whether or
not nn oily lake underlies Klamath
county, tne H.iuni.o.i porhobsos poien-
tlallticR nmi ih Duing regnrucu wmi
rapidly awukonlnK Interest on tho
part of tho Kcnornl public.
MINT GROWER SEES
BIG FUTURE HERE
John M. nnvles, reputed hororo his
recent disposal of his holdings to
havo been nno of tho Inrgost, If not
tho largest grower of mint In tho ,,ml n lmlf ",1Ios
Willnmotto valley, returned today to " " "Pcctcd that water will bo
his homo at Independence, Ore., fully MlowlB ln,1110 'Mtdes of tl,e dlstr.vt
confident of the future of Klamath not later than tho inlddlo oft May.
county as n mint producing contor.
Mr. navies hns boon Investigating
locnl conditions for ft fow days and
aiding Cnpt. Slomens, G. W. Mnttorn
and Jnmos Wntkins, Jr., to got their
mint farm started by suggestion and
So certain Is Mr. Davles that Klam
ath marsh lands will supply tho ma
jority of mint within a fow years that
ho announced ho wlUL return hero and
organlzo a company for growing mint
onn cnuplo of thousand acres, a scale
heretofore unheard of. Mr. Davles'
mint farm noar Independence con
tained 125 acres, which, as has boon
said, ranked him as tho loading grow
er of tho Btato.
HACK FROM S. V.
Judge and Mrs. R. A. Eramltt re
turned last evening from San Fran
"clsco, where thoy have boon spending
part of tho wlntor months. Tho
Judge's friends 'suspoct thnt he wont
there for tbo purpose of helping to
decorate 'tho civic auditorium for the
Democratic, national convention, In
anticipation of tbo wake to bo held
there this summer. It Is presumed
that tbe color schemo consisted en-
tlrely of black. However, tho Judge
was bo glad to get back to his own
flrosldo that he bad no time to talk
politics or anythln' golso except what
a wonderful placo Klamath Falls, is
to Hvo ln.
OREGON Tonight and Saturday,
rain In west; snow ln east; continued
old, strong westerly galos.
lli:ili:i,S ATTACK If. H.
ATTACIM'2 AM) FAMILY
WASHINGTON, I). C , Apr.
a. Lieutenant Colonel Ilohurt
L. Ciiinplmll, Unltml HlntuH mill-
lary iiltnclio at tlio embassy at
iMoxIco City, It In wlfo, and an
American doctor mimed Pulni', !
were attacked by rubols n fuw ,
mlli'H from Mexico City but os-
cu0(1 tlirouKh "nulck work antl
(.mi-i,,.,,,,,, 0t ,,ctlon" the tat
,iCDarimon. waH -dvlsed tod y
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Marios, a small station noar
Mexico City where tho attache
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i-0''"'1 dynamited the train nnd
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distance. Tho party escaped un-
A In liirftfi
The women of the
BY PORTLAND MEN
W. Harris and J. Kohr of Port
land have purchased tho Mecca bil
liard parlor from K. J
ulll luln nnuuitiutnn rnrlnv Ttm nitw
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nrAnflnlnru it t lint It Avnnrlnnrnil In
f, ' , .
ij,, c)pan an(, up.to-dato placo of
tiiuil liliu ui uuniiitiDH tiuu win vua
recroatlon and refreshment, follow-
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Mr. Wilde. Iloth aro married men
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iud us soon us they can find homes
will bring their families to Klamath
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Mr. Wilde expects to go Into tho
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tbo old Kulltia Btoro Into a first Class
accomodations at Malln nro inade -
quote. Mr. Wildo expects tq put sov-,
oral thousand dollura Into tho ven-
turn nn.l thlnlfa Dint HlA nnlrnnnrn
will completely Justify tho ,uvost.' company has failed to keep pace
PMTCDDDICC UMM. UL AtC
, Ji'J? i ,Ay'
WATER BY MAY 15TH
C D. Wilson, contractor, yoster-
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,.,, for , now Bn,orprllIO
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n. (,ono ,)y arrnnBIIinont of
(1l iwr. of a(l0CtorH. wlllcll roJoct.
((, tirM ,)1(,B rccoved , ros101U(0 ,
11(vorU()(,mmU on t,lt Bround tllnt
tliev were too lilirli. Mr. Wilson whs
()no of tIl0 ,,,,.,,,., Tho naidwln
.hardware company hns tlio contract
(for Installing pumps and motors.
Whlch will probably bo In placo
within so days.
I Cinlo & Cnnipbull, who
mtchluB work two or three weeks
K0- lmv0 a,,ollt two-thirds of the
tiinln cnntil completed, or nhout two
IS CUITICALLY ILIi
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Councilman Joe Mooro Is danger-
ou . nt hIs. homo on.woat Main
stroot, though tho 'Toports from his
bedside this morning are to tho
offoct that thero Is a change for the
bettor. His Illness Is duo to tho
after effects of the influenza, from
which he suffered recontly. Bollov
Ing that ho had fully recovered he
roturned to his business Tuesday.
Wednesday night he had a relapse
and suffered from an acutp attack of
heart trouble. His host of friends
will bo glad to learn of the slight
improvement ho has made and hqpe
for his speedy recovery.
TEMPORARY ROXD ISSUES
CAN NOW IJE CONVERTED
Tho Klamath State bank announces
that tho forms for tho conversion of
the temporary certificates of both
Liberty nnd Victory loans Into per
manent certificates have arrived and
holders of the temporary securities
may convert them upon application
to tho bank. Owing to a delay In
printing the forms woro held up for
CHURCH WILL RE READY
FOR SUNDAY SERVICES
Cnrpjentors will finish Installing
tho powb and pulpit furniture In the
First Prosbyterlan church Sunday
and the building will bo In readiness
for Borvlces Eastor Sunday. The
formal dedication will tako placo two
weoks after Easter Sunday,
WILL NOT II
E'shl In plllnit up nt Ibo Southern
I,ac'"c depot, as a result of refusal
of 're'Bnt handlers to work for tho
alleged meager wages paid by tho
railway company. Two men remain upon the dedication of the local tem-
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.on tho Job and are making some head- pie. The home of tbo local Ek herd
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way against tbo situation today, has been In uso for several ye8rs but
aided by the fortunate circumstance
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luul t"""'"- -. .C" .-
arrived last night.
Only two curs
receipts are flvo cars.
At thot tho freight handling force,'
Is far behind. Five cars remained
jun.oaaoa mis auernoon snowing a
K..u uior i.-Blo.ux. " io ""
Mven loaded cats on the warehouse
' Four mon constitute the frolght
handling crow under ordinary condi-
tlon and the burdem lmP06ea br the
iniiiiiuiiuu vi uuii iuoiuitootiiuireii
the remaining workers In short ordor.i
Morchants who are eager to see
thelr "Pr,n8 Block on tno "helves and
'"ov,n"' Ju,ea , a """ way
"uu" luu "' "'0"
tUaminU 1 A II ! nM 1(ah' nnitln
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' "ruwni leicgraniB were sum
the division superintendent demand-
I Tho hlehcst waco received by
' freight handlers has been about
13.90. which tho workers claim Is
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ullB"' ""uub'Iuuiu. uuy puini iu
the fact that tho minimum wages In
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ironuuion 01 uisconieni is noi a now
nno. The freight shipments here arc
heavy nnd constantly Increasing but
with tho growth of tho community, I
tho workers claim, and has asked
tour men ,0 lo tno wrlf thftt Six
"hould havo been assigned to. In
othor words thoy claim that they.
work harder for less pay than em -
ployccs of local concerns, and a gen-
eral readjustment of tho sltuntion Is appears at the Houston opera house. I yoUNG FOLK MARRIED Ivelopment of Irrigation, a condition
apparently necessary before tho Th'a 's tne first visit" of tho girls' i T pRESRYTERIAN MANSE that opponents of tbe power company
freight sorvlco moves smoothly. cluu to Klamath Falls, although it J assert is existent under the present
It Is oxpected that tho prcssuro is their sixth nununl tour of the state. Harvey L. Brown, an employe of contract between the power company
brought to bear from various nngles There aro 22 members of tho club the Klamath Department store, and an1 tne government,
may rollovo tho situation In a day or nml tny aro making a big hit in tho j,sg Agnes -Willis, both well known Mr- Walton said at tho time he la
two. Willamette valley towns where thoy votine DeODlB. were married last even- troduced ..the resqlution that tho
NEW MILL FOR
S WAN LAKE DIST.
A C0,000 foot capacity circular
mill, in ppcratlon by tho middle of
May, Is the plan of tho Whtto Pine
company, n now corporation com
riinL nf LZn'rn, Z w i Vi
"A,lf IVntnVl q m i
Hecroiary OI sinio ai baiem anil com-
posed of local men, which has filed
Iltnnrtrtll nin.nf tnnn In 1. n On.... T nl...
lliuu.bll UfUlULIUIID 111 IUU .3IVU11 UU1VU
district. Tho' mon interested in tho
corporation aro Leslie Rogers, John
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uu.mma, uuu murum me, won i
known timber operator.
Tho mill building, a two-story
structure, Is already In courso of con-1 Heart cnurch. Father Walsh wlll
structlon. Tho timbers aro bolng conauct thq Way of the Crosa and
hauled from the Nino Bros, mill at preach tho 8orm0n. Services will be
Moadow Lake. Machinery for tho gln at G:30 tomorrow mornlng.and
plant has been ordered and is on the concludetho Lenten observance by
wuy uuid, iuo cumpany, it is unaer
stood, has a $50,000 capitalization.
Two miles of standard gauge rail
road wlll also bo built, extending the
Ackley spur frefm Its present terminus
to the mill site and affording an out
let for the product over the Strahorn
EASTER SERVICES AT
MERRILL CHURCH SUNDAY
There will be a special program of
services In Holy Cross church at Mer
rill next Sunday morning at 10:30
Mrs. M. Glacomminl has been re
hearsing a choir for the last two
months and indications point to grand
Easter music as the result of their
Joint efforts. The Altar society is
preparing to hare the church ln a
boautlful dress of Eastor lilies.
Father Marshall will conduct tho
sorvlco, using as his sermon theme,
"I Know Christ Liveth."
Mlnnlo Elborger has begun suit In
tho circuit pourt for dlvoroe against
Otto E, Elborger on the 'ground of
, Tho largest gathering of Elks that
has convened horo since tho big
celebration last year turned out lastj
night for tho ceremonies attendant
had never been formally dedicated.
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iicuri "" uiuuiuora, iruiu uu.
.Cu.., ., vuiwc.a,
parts of the county, w tnessed the
Impressive ceremony which was con-
NT T i
ducted by past exalted rulers of the.,.T, rrn Mf .,, nanll
lodge. Wilson S. Wiley, distrlcti
deputy grand exalted ruler, was aided
ny a. u. iiau, woo acieu as grana
3icBUicu leauiiiB KaIBuW v. r . oiuuo.j
acting grand esteemed Joyal knight;
p. O, De Lap, acting grand esteemed
lecturing night, and W. O. Smith, act-
ing grand esquire.
Th0 an'e o"lers conducted theJreg a8 foUo,,: '
lUKuiiuuuu raiciuuuica,, uiwcm iu-
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stalled are as follews:
Exalted, Ruler. 0. W. Houston;
( Esteemed Leading Knight, C. A. Hay-
oen; uieenta Mru !,. r.
T .nIla VTVntMABBaMj T AAamtv Tsstivt4
lJt!Ulll, Biocmou wuuuus nuifiui.,
rt iu. noet; oecreiary, n. a. ragmjer;
Treasurer, W. P.
; Tyler, A. F. Sal -
L. O. Van Bellen
Codgo, C. H. Underwood.
A 'feature of the evening was a!
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iiainum; auuress uy n. m. muuiu6,
dealing with the principles of Elkdom
l""i7"luu" '" "
Amencanizaiion. opeciai music was
interspersed in tho program. Fol-
lowing the ceremonies a light repast
GLEE CLUB WILL BE
HERE NEXT MONDAY
Klamath Falls music lovers are
, expecting a treat April 5, when the
Univorslty of Oregon Girls' Glee club
havo already staged performances.
j Their repertoire ranges from classic
to the latest jazz and contains a num-
ber of clover skits and parodlos that ,
I strike tho popular fancy wherever
thoy have been rendered.
Mombers of the gleo club will sing
two special numbers at each of tho
Methodist and Christian at tho even-
lnB sorvlco Easter Sunday, announced
tho " E- P" Lawrence today. Tho
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M.(jlUO Ul O W .luAi
cvkcttoo annn totttai- vr
TOMORROW, CATHOLIC CHURCH ,
This fiVPnlnir nt 7;Sn hn snlemn
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'services ln commemoration of Christ's
dcath wlll taka olncB , thB afler(,rt
mass at 7:30.
DON'T RECOGNIZE GREEN
CINCINNATI, Apr. 2. An Irish
man who can't tell green when he
sees It was rejected for enlistment
in the U .S. marine corps here today,
for defective color vision.
James Patrick O'Hars, born ln tho
County Cork, insisted on picking
brown skeins of yarn when told to
select the green ones.
"What color Is the grass," ven
tured the examiner, "Isn't that
"No," replied the color-blind Irish
man, "its color Is not green, people
call it green because It Is young and
tender, but Us color Is brown."
CANNED HER RINGS
AURORA, Ind., Apr, 2, A dia
mond engagement ring and a wedding
ring believed stolon last fall, were
recovered at a dinner given recently
by Mrs. William Heady, living noar
here, when she opened a can of fruit.
Tho woman then recalled that she
had missed the rings during the. fruit
WOULD I..STAI.LISII NEW
REPUBLIC I.V HIIINKLANI)
PAIUS, April 2. According
to a Mayence dispatch to the
"Echo de Paris," a separatist
movement Is on foot In the
Ilblneland district of Germany. ,
Supporters of tho movement
want to see the district cstab-
llshed as a separate republic,
says the paper's correspondent.
MASONS AN DLADIES
ENJOY BIG BANQUET
Scottish Rite Masons and thielr
ladles banqueted royally at the White
ii- ut i-., .AMcn. .. t.A
conTOCatIon and tmt oWg&.
. , ttta ,, ,,, V,M. .
1 bVk w uv w wMwyvf H.OHu -
abgen from ' he boafd and
j vj8i(or- were present
The beautiful Ceremony Of the clos-
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j jmpregfed au present.. George T.
I Baldwin,. deputy, wise .jnaster and
I president, of the local chapter, pre-
.ij.,1 Toast wnrA nrnnoitflil with.
"rh PrnnMent. nf ihn TTnltoil i
States," W. A. Delzell; "Scottish Rite "B'". 7 '""'"'"' ul "1B ''" "
Masonry," L. L. Gahagen; "Thel Washington, pledging support to any
Grand Lodge of Oregon." Emmettj"""18 of thf loa 'n the Daautter-Mn-
"Th Ladlea" C. J. Feren-1 Tn0 solution, drafted by Mr.
Th sneakers. all dealt with their1
, eloquently. Especlal praIse
I,, g,?en bjr feow members t0 Mr
,.,... ,rlh, to lh fair Rr.liueuB "auun, proTiaea lor coa-
whlch they asserted was a fluent
, , rIlfnrv ohnwln mllpll fBmM
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larlty with tho subject.
The chapter was loud in IU praises
today for the courtesy and service
extended by the management of the
White Pelican. The banquet was a
brilliant succesn and was followed by
rnritti nnd Hanrln?.
Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock the'?.0.8e8 u.ntU tb 26.0'00? acres ,n tha
ceremony "Re-Llghtlng the Lights,"
will btfWd. by the chapter at w.m .rr.gauon water, in otner wortts
the MuJ&nem'pl?. Attendance at' li made owerecordajr considera
thls service la .also obligatory upon"t,0 to Trrlgatfon. an5 would destroy
lnE by tno Ror B P- Lawrence at
tne presbyterian manse. They will
lni. fi.iP i,nnin in mih nrtiiinnn.
WARREN HUNT HOSPITAL
Tho now ambulance for the War-
ren Hunt hospital reached tho city
yesterday. The vehicle was brought
overland from Los Angeles and dur-j
'Ing the storm last month was stalled
i, , ,ii, h,nlrn
on the Topsy grade with a broken tratrix, continued by Judge Kuyken
axle. Considerable troublo was ex-' dall yesterday after a Jury had been
perienced in getting the axle mend-
ed, but after several false starts and
renewed breakages during the last1
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LUieU uajDf uicyiuiuuittUbB uua. u.
CAT SAVES LIVES
OF NINE SAILORS
GRANGEMOUTH, Firth of Fourth,
Scotland, Feb. 27, (By Mall). Nino
men ot the crew ot the American
cargo ateamer Lake Ellko were saved
from drowning-recently by the In-.
stinct ot the ship's cat to swim to-
ward, the steamer In a storm and
darkness when their small boat floun-l
dered at midnight between the ship
and the shore. John Shortne, 33, a
satjor, ot Marlboro; Mass., and Gil
mer Stroud, 17, mess-room boy, ot
North Carolina, were drowned.
The eleven members ot tho crew
had been ashore on leave. They had
with them the ship's cat. A storm
began while they were ashore and,
when they were soma distance out on
their return journey to the steamer,
their boat capsized. In the darkness
no one could make out the lights of
the ship. Tabby, however, with her
Instinctive desire to get out of the
water as aulckly as possible, swam
directly toward the steamer. The
men. swam after her and nine of them
reached the ship. Tbo other two
The Lake Ellko cleared from Nor
Mrs. Holm, an Icelandic woman
living ln Canada, was the author of
tho first novel ever published in the
Senator Chamberlain and" Con
gressman Ifawley have acknowledged
receipt of letters from J. H. Carna-
han, commander of the local Ameri
can Legion post, In which were in
closed copies of the resolution adopt
ed at the last meeting of th'e Business
Men's association la regard to settle
ment of differences over the Upper
Lake storage question, said Mr. Cat
nahan today. Copies of the resolu
tion were sent all members of the
Oregon delegation and Mr. Carnah&a
expects expressions, of opinion from
other representatives in due time.
Both Senator Chamberlain an
RePreeBt"Te Half ley expressed ap-
proval and a desire to co-operate fa.
any more for th reclamation of the
remainder of the Klamath project.
Mr. Carnaban also received a letter
from the chairman of the national
ll.lA(l.tn MM.M.tMH UK 1MMfK.
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California-Oregon Power company at
.the last meeting of the Business
trolby the government of the waters
,f Upper Klamath Lake and storage
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"nhT buUd,nK of the Link Rirer
,dam- Yed ,uPn. reBoa ,e1-
,at0" the "esslty of effort toward
ion! Jnnnlnnwinnl It 4ti. MAHMMnHut
" wpuo xor cUK
purpose. It also provided that bo
water should be used for other par-
Klamath project had been supplied
i auj uauger 01 control oy me power
t corporation detrimental to the de-
Power company would be entirely
willing to have the government build
.the da mand control the water suo-
ply, providing that there was no
delay in construction.
The trial of the suit of Carl Plath
against Mrs. Dollie Virgil, admlnls-
trntrlx. enntlnnnrt hv Judee Kuvken-
secured, was resumed in the circuit
court this morning,
Following aro the jurors
Adams, W. S. Slough, T. B. Watters,
A. M. Jamison, H. W. Straw, M. Mot
schenbach'er, E. M. Chllcote, H. D.
Wakefield,' Fred Bueslng, W. H.
North, T. J. McCollum and Fred Noel.
Among other matters disposed of
yesterday was the arraignment ot
L. N. Rabn, Swan Lake rancher, ac-
cuBed ot wantonly injuring animals
owned by Caroline Liskey & Sans by
shooting them with a shotgun. April
7 was set as tho date tor entering a
The case ot Macleod against Kahn,
an appeal by defendant from a $69
justice court judgment, was contin
ued to April 7, -
The case of Edward Smith against
Keno Power company, an action for
$2,000 damages for alleged personal
injury, was dropped from the calen
dar on non-suit motion, for failure ot
the plaintiff, to prosecute.
The case of B, E. Prlem against
G. T. Ingersoll was also dropped on.
motion ot non-suit.
STRIKE TIES UP
AN. X, FOOD SUPPLY
NEW YO$gC, Apr. 2. About 20
per cent C;f tne railroad ownod tugs,
steam lfghtbrsj yhlch railroad repre
sentatives assert bring to New York
90 per cont of its food supplies, are.
tied up -as a result of the marina
workers' strike, according to an an
nouncement ( qfj'tho railroad man
agers' representative today, Tho
strike ras' sailed, the men assert.
to maintain tnf olght.Tiour day,