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OFFICIAL PAPER OF
Fourteenth Year No. 3914
KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY 6, 1920
Price, Five Craft
K " 7
WIPED OUT Bf
l'lre, Mlurtlng at :i o'clock
mornltiK In tlm rear of Frailer'
candy kitchen from unknown cauiio,
wiped out the largest part af tho
opera hoimo block at Merrill boforo
under control by
The Humes spread from the candy
kltrhen to the pool hall In the same
building, thenco to the opera hotme
and uloriK Hie street until checked
by the Hip lighters Jiut i.hort of tho
Merrill Mercantile rompany'H Mtoro
'The placeH wiped out uuro the pool
room, owned by Prank Illoomlng-
oamp the FrnzliT cand Mtchun, tho
rnxb-r cand kitchen, tho . J j. Ullrku Qf Bua PranclllC0 chlut
Patrick of this .Ity. ' ,npijcl,on trip. Mr. Hurko Is the
opera Iiouho, owned by J
iimnil restaurant ana tno oia uu.iu- , who teE,H ,ho postu, c,orkB
lag next tho Merrill Mercantile com-' r)y regarding goographlcal knowl
pany. which wan formerly Murphy's U and s(oBhl.of.uand nbiuty. if
'saloon. ' .!.! uu..fi u-A..nt. ...
Thn Imnb of Merrill tho nostofflco ' . .... , . .' . . I most troublesome. It Is stated that , .,. ---- - -
Tno diuik or Merrill, mo pobiouico are(, Iollors R m,,ut0 nnd 1 laem , f,.u u.v ,.. fc. ,. l'ng of Johnson supporters nt the city
d tho White House storo. on tho ,.., ,.... ..., .... 1 tlilw Is tho fourth check that has vie- ... . ... ". ,'
ami inu .Tiiiiu " i.. '"".Into tholr respoctlvo receptacles,
opposite sldo of tho street from tho kco,nB tno Ilrooklyn( N. Y.. stack
corner whom tho tiro startod. "' Separated from tho nrookllne, Mass .
Plato glass windows which wore a" . i,Uneh and the, Columbus. Ohio,
unaltered by tho Intense heat, on-lmn, from nlnKnK wth tno Colum.
-tailing a loss of about $300 to each , , ,otho of Bho
Tho ownors of tho buildings which
. ' " , . 1 to it, so tho local force will not draw
wore destroyed wore unable today to I great dea ,of crodt or har
give an exact es Imato of their Io;!a8gcd wHn fIy, color8 Tn&pubc
Tho Frazler confectioner); ," lmt0 I naturally expects It. sorvants-when
that Its Insurance was S600 short ,8 guch mnnfIccnt ,,
.of actual loss In stock and " ,100 and oven $186 a month-to
Tho oporn house value . placed a 0 Qn
'$5000. It Is believed that nil told
the loss will reach $15,000 or $20,
j00.. with compnratUulv llKhUJnsur
ranco. Tho water prossure wus good, oth
orwlso tho vntlro town would havo
"beon wiped out, It whs stated today
"by Merrill huslnoss men. Only tho
ample supply of water and tho skill
of the fire department In applying It
saved the Merrill Morcantllo com
pany, and tho postomco, jmnic anu
buildings adjoining wero'ln serious
dangor. Had tho flamos loaped
'across tho street and Ignited thorn
It was said that nothing could havo
caved tho town from total destruc
tion. I PERSONAL MENTION I
B. R. King who has mado his homo
In this city for tho past nlno years
-will loavo In nbout a wook for Wich
ita. Kansas, whoro ho will engago In
tho manufacturo of tools with rela
tives Who aro alroady establlshod In
ttils lino of business.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Paul Johnson aro
-spending tho wook In San Francisco
on huslnoss and ploosuro.
Mr. and Mrs. Iouls Jacobs and
-son, Rudolph, camo In on last night's
rain from Alameda whoro Mrs. Jn-
cobs and son havo beon spending tho
wjntor. TlToy will mako tholr homo
iiuUboNneyr.'osIdonco recently pur-
jBased f rom II. H. Van Valkonburg
a'lj tho cornor of Pine and Cedar
j Mr, and Mrs. Glen Doala who ro-
Wdo on tho West sldo aro happy over
ttlo arrival Fof a llttlo eon at their
liomo this morning.
-'Dorn, to 'Mr j and Mrs. L. D. Miller
this morning, a son.
Tho Rov. S. J. Chanoy and family
havo moved from 727 Pine stroot to
the now Methodist parsonago at
1005 High stroot. They got movod
In yostorday and oxpoct to bo com
fortably sottlod within a fow days.
"B. O. Roam who has rocontly ro'
turnod from sovoral months spont In
California, camo In from his ranch
on tho Merrill road today on busi
ness. Mrs. J, W. Siemens loft for Fort '
Klamath yostorday to spend ton days 1
at the homo of nor son, Josso, who
resldos on tholr big ranch thoro.
v John laraens, ' f3rfj f and , Judgo
Wa.de, wio roprosonts tho Bankers'
Mort&ago Corporation, aro spending
tho day In Lannolls; vnljoy Jooklng
of or tho loans of tho company In
tbht coctlon. '
Mr. and Mrs. M.-rqiacommlnl and
ajwghtorli of Merrill' firo sroudlng
(he day in tho city.
trtr. and Mrs. j, A. Qoldwaltn of
BALKM, May 0. From Port-
( IiiiiiI to tlio California linn tho
, trip ovur tlio l'aclflc highway
can Ik) nuiilo easily In 15 i
hours, according to Herbert
Nunn, statu highway engineer,
discussing conditions of tho road
"ft"r compl,,ll"K tho lr,P from
hero to tho stnto hordor.
Ho said the trip from Port-
land to Pendleton can bo made
this summer In one day and that
tho roilll Will llll nnnn nil wlntnr
'A A A A A A " " VI 1 I" " " " 1
viwia ,uu nil mi (tj iuiULlfu u UUU"
I It Is nil vory, Blmpto when qno Is used
Iucldontally, tho foregoing exam
ple of the dopth of a clork's knowl
tUgo, Is vory elementary. He Is ox
poctod to bo as swift with his flngors
as a high class faro doalor, and as
geographically adept as tho organiza
tion manager of a national advertis
ing agency and usually ho Is. So
Anyway, tho local boys and girls
stood the gaff. Tho final word Is
romlnlscent that Mr. Durko Is an
nrdont Wnltontan. He is making
good uso of his enforced lolsuro bo
twoon train tlmos today and expects
to havo a 10-pound trout, at least,
to show the natlvos of San Francisco
when ho goU back homo again.
IIIUIiY KCOHKS GOVKHNMENT
IIKADH AH UNFAIR TO IjAMOU
WASHINGTON, May 6. Assailing
what ho doscrlbod as "dcsplcahlu
propaganda against labor," Timothy
Hoaly, president of tho brotherhood
of Htatlonury flromon and oilers,
charged boforo tho railroad boardLto
day thatt "high officials of tho.' gov
ornment havo been ;i used to more
thoroughly decldo pooplo Into bo
llovlng that If a man works for wngos
ho Is .an onemy of our government."
FAVOR IilGHT WINKS. BEER
NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 6.
Tho rovislon of the Volstead act to
permit tho manufacturo and salo of
light wlnos and beer was favored by
tho stato Democratic convention hore
Tho platform plank In rotation to
Irish affairs says "wo sympathUo
with the aspirations of tho Irish peo
ple for tho formation of a govern
ment of tholr own choosing, and
favor recognition of tho republic of
PORTLAND, May 6. Cattlo,
Bhoop and hogs, steady, unchangod;
buttor, woak, unchangod; oggs, un
changod. Mr. and Mrs. Robort Davis and
I Mr. and Mrs. Henry Davis loft this
afternoon for their summer home In
Swan Lake valley.
Mrs. Emma Wing has roturnod
from Ashland whoro sho has boon
spending tho winter and hay takon
an apartraont at tho Iloldrlck Apart-
Mrs, J.S. Elliott who has boon at
tho Warren Hunt hospltnl for soma
jtlmo oxpcctR to ruturu to hor homo
tomorrow vory much improved In
Mr. find Mm. JnmriH Friilnr nf
Chlloquln are the happy parents of u.,tho todornl re80rvo bank and conTer
riBirTri- iiii in i nrMiin nniiTniii
nnmLn jhillu LUDinbuuninuL1
M. Dennett, said to have como
lioru rucontly from Sacramento and
employed (or a abort time by tho J.
J HtolBor mil) noar Chllociuln, Js In
Jail charged with altering and pass-
Ink l check received from Mr. Stelg
. or In payment for labor. Ho was ar-
rested this morning by,' J. F. Morloy, '
t.imlu .!...., I... ....I ..lit l. .. -
1 "T"'. . . M" ". " "'." uu "'
ruigtlOU UUIoro MUM1CU (Jiiapman 10-
, morrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. Hon-
jnott Ih a young man.
Tho check, Mr, Btelgor stated, wca
I drawn for $6.70, It was cashed by
i. . mil i m ' i At
mo uinioijuin Mercantile company
jfor $89, Its purportod vnluo at thoj
I time It was prosentod. Tho mercan
tile company alleges that llennott,
1L t,r,iZ, 1 .., 7L
! f ... ,. ,., ...... ,.J
i while tho check was In his posses-
Of all tho criminal canes with
which local courts have to deal those
Involving fraudulent and worthless
checks are tho most frequent and the
most troublesome. It is stated that
tlmlzod tho Chlloquln Mercantile'
...,.., i. .i, .. .u . ..
company slnco tho first of tho ear
,. o ,n,iH0. , m, i:.,.i
community has not escaped scot free
during (hat period.
Carelessness In Ailing In tho
1 , , , , . . , .
nn,l nnH o.h.P fnm. nt .l.n.
,1. . ... . . .
that men with hank accounts aro
.,,, ,, . ...
fiuiii Vk UUUU HUUIU U U.JllUrLlMJll
tor criminals. Alteration such 03
was apparently practiced on'ttu
Stolgor check la one of tho hardest
forms of criminality to guard
nivfiltiat lint nittnornm rVinn1ra a Id-
M . . 1 , , li " it
susceptible of befng changed If they,
fall Into Improper hands. The ex-
, , ,. ., . ,
nnrlnnnoil ollnrnMnn avnnrr fa tint
. lt . , . A . tl
, , . . i '. magazines, to which he Is a regular
special Inks or any of the nanycontr,bulor
forms of chock protectors on the
market, and tho penciled check Is so
readily changed that It Is a direct In
vitation for criminal effort.
NEXT SUNDAY IS
Churches of tho city will b,old spe
cial services next Sunday, May 9,
commemorating Mother's day. Tho
Methodist, Christian and Presbyter-
Ian churches will join Sunday even
ing In a union service at tho Chris
Mrs. U T. Ludden, chairman of
tho flower committee of tho Presby
torlan church, announcos that any-
ono wishing to send flowers to this
church In honor of tholr mother, may
sond them Saturday afternoon. They
wiir bo takon to tho hospital to
brighten tho rooms of tho invalids
thoro Sunday afternoon, unless the
donors wish to take them home, a
privilege that is reserved to them.
... . -
For tho mother who is living col
ored flowers aro worn In remem
brance. Those 'Who have lost their
mothers wear white flowers.
ROBINS, ROSE-BUDS AND OTHER
THINGS ANNOUNCE TIS SPRING
J. H. Garrett dojled up for spring
this morning and gets tho newspaper
decision for sporting the first Pan
ama so far in ovldenco on tho bsulo
vards. J. H. modostly, disclaims the
honors and says ho sawiFre'l Foutiton
and soma of the other boys iporttng
spring millinery yesterday and
thought ho'd blossom out a bit him
self. Tho alibi has' been Investigated
and found baseless. ' The pristine
headgear is believed to have boon an
original tdoa on the part of tho gar-
ago man and perpetrated with malice
BANK HOLDING OOVEBTED
BONDS FOR OWNERS
PormanontV bonds hnvo boon ro
........ V.A '.... . .
. . . .. w ' a J o. . .. . ' Dt four years slnco his last visit
toivod by tbetKlnmatU Stato haul: to,,, . ' ' ... ,,, .,,... 41lf
roplaco the temporary soeond and
third Ibsuos and tho bond holdorn
who 'ontruslfd tholr temporary
bondn to the hank for forwarding to
WASHINGTON, May C Official
Interest In tho development of tho
political phases of tho sweeping rov-
olutlon In Mexito has been stlmulat-
od horo by continued government ro-'
- ports Indicating tho rapid weakening
f Carranza's gr"lp on the situation.'
WAHIIINT-TOV Mn fi A rUli-ou
. ' . ." .... J. . ""' I' J" " I
iv.uuy uy UBUina 01 wiu mex-
Ican revolutionary movement here
iBaI'" tho Carranza garrlBon of Tor-
roon under General Pcsarlo Castro
hai revolted and that the city was
linilnH ftnnt irt1 r9 tinHAliitlnHlntH
, " "" ' ieiuiui,
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HFRF SAT R)AY
I ILI IL Uft I Ul lUll I
Paul Turner, organizer for the
Hiram Johnson presidential cam
paign, who has arranged for a meet
. tltll nt C n'olnoli tUta ntfAnHM 1
" T "-""- '"" -"'"6. .vC
tills afternoon received a telegram
.... . .
from headquarters announcing that
Rfay,mna Rob'"8; a Political expert
of International fame, will bo here
SatUrday' May8' t0 address a John-
son mas a meeting.
Mr' Rob,D8 Ifl Wlde,5r kn0Wn ttS
diplomat and author, both In Amerl-
. . ... . T"
I ta uuu auroaa. no was one 01 me
advisers of President Wilson at the
peace conference, and chosen by the
I President because of his ability and
diplomatic knowledge to head the
I first, mission tp Russia, which has
'since been known as the Robins mis-i
"' . ...., ' -.., ,,
, .... ., . , , .
'cal conditions Mr. Robins Is known
to readers of a number of leading
He Is not a politician in tho ac
cepted sense of the word but his po
litical knowledge, in the scientific
sense, entitles him to rank among
the highest authorities here and
abroad. Ho has tho reputation of
being as Interesting a speaker as he
Is a writer.
Mr. Robins was one of the loading
speakers for the Johnson forces In
Michigan before their victorious pri
mary, and also covered Indiana in a
campaign tour for the California
EIJCS WlUi INITIATE
CliASS TONIGHT; "EATS"
Tho Blks will Initiate a class of
eight candidates at tonight's meeting
:nnd aU members aro urged to atte-l
Tnrt AnnntMAMiAa Arswin 11 ma j nrt
the ceremonies. Refreshment will
follow tho meeting,
PRODIGAIi SON OF
BONANZA IS BACK
. W. F. B. Chaso arrived last even
ing from MaryavUle and loft today
for Bonanza, where he will reside,
Mr. Chase Is not a txott comer in the
strict sense of the word he is just
one of tho old timers who has seen
the light and, like the prodigal son,
returned home. This decision he
reachod last fa when he camo back
trt Hrtnnn9n and iAfl11v "ciaIMaV ' ro.
"w VIW UUbftUU w
turning to Marysvllle to wind up his
affairs there. This he has just com
pleted and Is now back to stay. Mr.
Chase has a host of friends among
tho early settlers who will be glad to
see him back and he will no doubt
get Just as cordial a welcome from
those who have come during his ab
sence. POH' VALLEY MAN TO
INSTALL PUMPING PLANT
C. B. Van Moter of San Francisco
was in the city yostorday making ar-
(rangenionts for the installation of a
pumping plant on some land he owns
In Poo valler. Mr. Van Meter was
for many years a rosidont of th9 Toe
valler section- and returns every few
years to look after hi) Interest nnd
renew old acquaintances, It hat
ttvi tvita uiumuu nv tiiu vu(ubuj vast.
havo taken plare In Klamath Falls
during that time.
It Is Mr, Van Metor.'s intuntlon, In
the Installation of his Irrigation
system, to uso concreto or redwood
pine Instead of overhead flumo and
pnr I hlH roWl'o'nyesterday was to
arrango tor this material.
MA.IOIUTV IS 157,000
8AN FRANCISCO. May 6.
Complete returns from 5,259
out of 5,710 precincts of tho
state glvo tho Johnson group of !
delegates 360,269 votes and
Hoover 203,011 as tho result of
yesterday's primary election.
SuDnorters of Senator Hiram John-
son of California as the Republican 'properly address their letters and
candidate for president will hold an Packages. Postmaster Delzell has
organization meeting tonight at 8,DrePared a statement outlining tho
o'clock at the city hall, to select a, difficulties and asking for consldor
M.miv i,ni.-mn. , ,1.. 1.1 late co-operation from tho public.
palgn and choose a county committee wh,ch ePlaIna nla troubles fully. It
If It Is deemed advisable by the;13 as olIews:
Paul Turner, of Portland, a repre
sentative of the Johnson state head
quarters, has arranged for the meet-
ing. Mr. Turner Is known here, hav-,ro agam UTglDB our Parana " eo
lng been foreman for tho Warren ' th us a relieving tho situ-
Bros, during last year's street Im
provement work here. He left tho
employ, of the company last year and
is now in -the insurance business In
The close of the California primary
campaign has released several speak
ers of national reputation who hare
been stumping the neighbor state for
Johnson and within a few days it Is
expected that a good speaker will bo
available for a Johnson mass meeting
here, to explain to the voters of
Klamath county tho Johnson plat
form and principles and seek to gain
support for them. .
Tonight's meeting is preliminary,
to the general campaign In Johnson's
behalf and is open to all, regardless
of political beliefs or prejudices: Mr.ilne cuy " " D01 asKlnS wo mucn
Turner Is sanguine that despite the'of them-to expect them to make
short notice given the meeting that'prompt dellvery ol letters bearing
there is plenty of Johnson Biinnort in lno other address than Just "City" or
the community to brine out a irnort
Johnson adherents contend that
the 1 California senator has been a
consistent champion of equal rights
for women throughout his political
career, and Mr. Turner esneclallv in
vites the women voters of Klamath
Falls to attend
the meeting this
Forty men arrived last night and
wore taken to Keno "to reinforce the
crow that the California-Oregon
Power company has at work on an
additional plant there. The California-Oregon
company now has 100
men at work on the construction of
George J. Walton, local manager
of(tho California-Oregon Power com
pany, stated today that the employ
ment of the construction crew by his
company to work on the Keno plant
did not signify that tho California
Oregon company has taken over the
Keno Power company, which was re
cently sold by the Kerns Bros., Its
original owners, to W. D, Parker,
manager of the Klamath Develop
It Is a move influenced by expedi
ency, said Mr. Walton, to develop an
available source of power, and the
California-Oregon Power company
expects to profit by it through a
ready source of supply to draw upon
should transmission from their plant
at Copco be interfered with.
Tho California-Oregon Power com
pany has done considerable construc
tion on lines in the Keno company's'
field slnco the latter company was
acquired by Mr. Parker and his as
sociates, nnd connections have been
made which mako tho two system's
' FLOUR TAKES ANOTHER JUMP
MIUNEJAPOMS, Ma.7 9. Flonr
made a new record high price' here
today with an advance of CO cents
r 1..M..1 m.J.. .... .!. ... 1
.. uwU.. my ""71""1 u" "
a barrel for stlvf.WT(rlo'i(rlii tho(do,eSal,- 'no PeCft inference
past month. .
Postmaster W. A. Dolzell has a
labor turnover problem on hand.
Detter wages In private employ maka
It hard to keep clerks rfnd carriers
satisfied with government pay and
the postmaster is constantly breaking
in now assistants. This In Itself
makes the situation bad enough bat
Its complexities are greatly Increased
y tne neglect 01 many patrons 10
"Owing to several vacancies In the
regular force of clerks and carriers
at tho postofflce and the employment
of temporary help ln their stead ws
"When regular employees are of
fered more pay in other lines they
cannot be blamed for doing what you
would do they take the better Job.
Postofflce salaries are fixed by con
gress and are not subject to local
changes. These salaries are doubt
less ample for many localities In the
United States but not for conditions
here. It is a condition we cannot
change but must meet as best wo
can. There is only one way to do It,
that is to employ temporaryhelp un
til regular appointments can be made
from the civil service list. These
temporary .helpers are doing their
best to- give the service required.
I Soma of thcm are entire strangers to
"Klamath Falls;" no street number.
box number or other specific addressT
"The malls are steadily increasing
in volume and for the past few days
havo been heavier than any since
Christmas. The first of the month
our merchants mailed their thousands
of montnlF statements. While many
of these letters are fully addressed
yet It Is simply astounding the num
ber of them that are mailed with
nothing but "City" for the address.
All these letters must be, delayed and
hours of clerks' time used in patiently
supplying the deficient address from
our directory if possible. A task that
meant only a tew minutes for the
mailer becomes a most burdensome
task when vdone at the office.
"No merchant would expect a new
dellveryman to deliver a customer's
parcel promptly If all the address ha
gave him was "Somewhere in Klam
ath Falls or vlqlnity," yet that Is Just 4
what you are asking of us when let.,
ters are mailed without full address.
If all will co-operate with us, address
nil your mall with street and number,
box number, or route number,, we
will be able to render much better
service. With now, inexperienced
men there will be errors of course,
but co-operatton is the remedy.
"Klamath Falls has grown past
tho village stage when the postmaster
handled all the mall himself and per
sonally knew all of his few hundred,
patrons. We are a city, and getting
bigger every day. Just as well get
the habit now. Use your street num
ber on all your mall, and Insist on
your correspondents using It too."
MAKING READY FOR'
The entertainment program to be
given by the grammar schools of the
city Friday and Saturday, May 7 and
8 at Houston's opera house, will
start promptly at 8 o'clock each
evening, Miss Evelyn Applegate an
The program consists of selections
by tho school orchestra, numbors by
tbe girls and boys sloe clubs, folk
dances and other numbers, AU oi.
the schools, Riverside, Central, Mill
nnd Pelican city wilt take part.
VERSAILLES, May 8. Turkey
'arrivod here early tnls morning.