The Evening herald. (Klamath Falls, Or.) 1906-1942, June 04, 1920, Image 1

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Laa'gai w4 44A4 I VI ornciAi.'rAFHiw.
In tlm cl-'iitli ttil mornliiK (
'lnorgn T Baldwin, Mute senator iiii'l
i,li'guttvnlecl to lint Democratic mi
tlonal convention, nu fiiiplrn builder
passed on. History In year H come
-will ntcprd thn 1 1 fit (tint achievement
of Oil unassuming cltlien u ttittlr
worth deervo. uml posterity will
nnnirliiln Dm work of Oil II wblllM'
-very closeness to tlin generation cf j
today may niinii in uoi mimuiri
fjio l ho grentne of hi success In bin
continuous loll anil struggle ovur a
., period morn than two neurit year fur
thn upbuilding of Oregon ami I hi de
velopment of Klamath county '
Horn was n man! And though
today tho Up lhal wore eloquent In
tht forum are dumb, ami urn nan.u ,iptllon. irlPI lm.iliictlv.dy to poll
that wrought In llm field and lu to ',.,. j,,,,. U,wln for a lifetime
workshop ami nu long a life flowr.l W(U H ))(m)r ,( )t) i)(,moeru,c pa,iy
In them never cased to bo lifted for ,)f lf ,, ,, r(,t,.. nfortt
Klamath county's advancement art ,aimllth divided from Lake
pulseless, llm measure that thine rij). ,, .,, ,,.puty slu-rUf of
Up advocated and thn development (o ,,,., ,Vion of Lake. tho
for which Ihont hand lulled li vatl ,, ll0W Ktnmath, nn of
Toallly which death lia no power loJ1(, ffW rjiri..,u,u-.. of law and
rouqunr. order scattered orr a aldn frontier.
Tho memory of the man who mold- who( Kama,, county wa formed
d the law, who dar-d the itnngerou (i wqi of r,r, 0,fr,., hoj.
pain or u wniiirnM inui uianway.
nml rnltroads might come In dun
oure. nmt who aided evory r"',lmmM,nrMt to the nlsil m of the vot
atrurllvo effort that ha cau-'d a city ,ft wl(, ,,,,. lip cl0c ,, iho nUtvy
to spring forth upon tun foundations
of tho small anttlemetit of thn 70's
uniio din uml tlrv varn will Ittlllg
fresh gurlaml to hi memory.
inn perMHKiiw- i too cio.e lor lrluml,.a Th fUmph of prln
Ihn writer of today to more than c,0 ,b vttcry for hi btllef In tho
-Iwnll hantlly upon the bun- olograph-1 VBralI10un, nt., 0f an educated cltl
Icul delnlls of the dereilvia's life, A wnry wa, mied;by III political
rtiort. able chronicler, with a greater d(ri.a, , llBXl (.,Jctlon hut ih'oiu
Clft for exprelon and a wider vision LU Opp0(M.j ln lhen are the bene
will credit the nam., of Onorgo T. f(.ark)( ot ,,,, toriKin anJ they
llaldwln with the prulMi that Is ' lailti'ilt It now.
'"c' I Kor several terms Judge llaldwln
CleorKo Thompson Ilaldln ;,,! at the city council table and the
born ul Kt I.OUI-. Mlsvturl. January L, i.yfi,,,.,! ,y n presence In wise
21, lh56 He came lo Oregon In rilmr(., artlj improved conditions.
1872. settling ut Ashland Then, hnl , ,ftH wu ,.,.,.,,., ltuta .
miitnded the ucademy for a ear. and L,ur nm WM ,,,.,, , ja,,uar. 1917
then, he learned the tinner's trade. ,, ,prn ,,, haTp uxprcil next
There also he was marrfe.l to Ml., Jnrillnr). ,,, ,hl. legislative a-wem-Joslo
N. Nail, the widow who aur- by of the people of Oregon his voice
-vlvt-shlm wat nwnJm lifted In support of tho
In I87f. lie came to Klamath ,, bat Mag M)0U, ,Velopment.
Kails, then the little settlement of .belter blghwaja. belter schools, the
j.inHvuii', wiin uis win), ana utiau
llshnd a home and bu-ine-s In thu
community. The business consisted
of n small tlnxhop near the Link rlvor
bridge, on the site now occupied by
tho Klamath Lake and Navigation
company. Klumath county at that
1lmo was still a part of Lake county,
otntl Ihn Klamath llasln was sparsely
populated territory. The early set
tlers bought their tinware at tbo
llaldwln shop, which supplied prac
tically all thu plonoer utonslht and
tin table ware of what I now Klam
ath county.
Toduy there stands on ,Maln stre-tt
tho store of the llaldwln Hardware
company, carrying a stock that cov
ers every need of tho modern home.
It la said, probably with truth,' that
it Is the peer of any store of Us class
In southern Oregon. It la the suc
cessor of the little tinshop on the
rlvor front, and la one measure of a
atrong man's ucnlcvomont, for Judgo
Ilaldwin'H brain and hands built from
'tho 'small beginning to the magnifi
cent business cf today. He was Its
i foundor and Its guide In Us Infancy
nnd took an iicllvo part In It direc
tion until Ih death, being presldont
of tlm llaldwln Hardware company
until the last. Kor two uiinual terms,
tip to two years ago, Judge llaldwln
'was president of thu Slnto IJiirdwaro
and Implement Dealers' association.
Hut today l u far cry from thu
'early 70'b and Judge llaldwln did not
escape' tho hardships that bcHot tho
pioneer, He know adversity and pov
erty, nnd In tho loan duya ot tho tin
shop ho oked out tho Incomo of tho
,ahop by mall carrying contracts. Ho
rode ponV express from Redding on
tho routo (hat carried tho mall and
express on horseback to the govern
ment poit .at Fort Klamath. He car
ried the mall from Klamath Fall on
oreb?k to Merrill, to Langetl yal
ley'and. Wonama over all sort of
.rba$, J( all.j(6rts ot weattier and
';cWj fcaU'pV.hlgh water" the saall
WMt i(kTMUlL
i uun has PAssrn nrj
Hrnnlor Uronf T. lUlilwlo
N.liirally. ,,,,, r this type, a
iui,itr uf . ,, llloM,,r ,lt pultllc
U(. , pwl f lrvnilllrcr. no?
hit wa elected county Judge A
, ,lool hMAinli overlooking the
city, Agaliut strong opposition
Judge llaldwln foueht for the vstalt
llshment of a county high school and
fundamental necessities ot develop
ment. He brought to the state forum
the same earnest service that had
marked hi career us a city and coun
ty officer, placing the public weal
foremost of evury other considera
tion. He knew from eiperlonco the
value ot efficient transportation and
development Ot roads was.hle'.hobay;
When Judge Ualdwio first came .to
Klamath Falls freight was hauled In
wagons from Redding, Calif., or
Roseburg, Ore., and three weeks
were consumed 'in mtklng the trip.
In 101 he launched a movement and
contributed lo the fund for a survey
of a Southern Pacific branch from
Pokegatua. This fell through but
undaunted ho set lo work again and
as president of the Klamath chamber
of commerce he waa lastrtmeptal In
securing a $100,000 bonus for the
building cf the line from Weed. Tho
bonus was voluntarily" relinquished
by tlm Southern Pacific on comple
tion of the road in 1909, because tbo
work wa not finished within the
tlmo limit.
Judgo llaldwln received tho first
carload of commercial freight that
enmo ovor tbo road.
In company with K, R. Reames, of
tho First National bank; C. 8, Mooro
and H, II. Gates, Judgo llaldwln es
tablished tho Klamuth Falls Light &
Power company, tho first utility ot
Its kind in tho community, which was
lutor tukou over by tho California
Oregon Powor company.
Judgo llaldwln was onu of tho orig
inal founders ot tho First Stdto &
Havings bank and was n stock-holder
and director and ono of tho vlco presi
dents of tho Institution at tho time ot
hln death. Earlier still he helped or
ganise and establish ttfe banking In
stitution that was the forerunner ot
the present First National bank.
He waa a charter member of the.
A. F, A. M. gad had taken all. the
degree n Masonry extent the thirty
third. He belonged te thelUlgBta
feiialar M rtMkr'4 ( Al
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I'MICAOO, Juno 4. Sonth Caro-, NKW YOHK, Juno 4 Tho rnll
llmi conttti ovit deli'Rten to tint llonit of Atnitrlcnn women who pxpect
'llttpiihllciin natlonnl convnntlon film -
MpiIiimI flmworku tind raudcrllle for to-
'day'it tni'ftlig of tint national com-
Tin; lid pamd freely and chargu
of "notiiPthlnK rottn nrarr than
Denmark" iti inadn by delegate of
the Adnms faction, counted for
JVood, In thn courm of presenting
tbclr cae uloit thn Tolbort dtlega-
llomt, counUd for Lowdeo.
The Tolberl t)eliatti were aeated.
Seine of tho negro delegate chared i politic and religion. y,'e all should
that the Tolbert faction bad threat- j study both; how to Improve our gov
enetl them with death If they attend-. eminent and make better men and
ed a regularly called convention.
j CHICAGO, June 4. Line of ac-.tbo religion ct the gospel, the ten
Hon mnong the Republican prenlden- commandments and the sermon on
tll candidates are beginning to cornel the mount. The world ll money
tout of the mtbutous atmosphere of 'mad Religion alone will free It from
tint preliminary period and move to-1 Its selfishness and unrest."
ward form, and things are beginning I Mrs. Crosby, who has been called
to tukt on a reul convention atmos- "tin- mother of New )orx women
phere i Democrats," a white-haired, dlgnl-
There Is hope among the commit , fled matron of more than three scero
legmen that they may finish thelr-eat she Is the widow of a Judge
work Saturday. The Mulvlhlll deIo-t declared the 300 or1 'more women
gallon from Mlstlsilppl was seated, jdclegate would go to the conrentlon
It Is iinlmttuclcil hut la counted, with the determination to nominate
among the Lowden forces. u MrotiK man and put through, a "con-
. striictlvo" program
CHICAGO, June I Oencral WmoiI' "Ifwlll be the gntatest rcnrcntlon
lue! a statement tcday about tbe
ruiuum ut thebreak among his man
agftra saylngr "Tbe rumor that there
ha been friction and that Colonel
Proctor is to cense to manage ray
campaign Is false and I can only attri
bute It to euerny propaganda." f
CHICAGO, June 4. Oovernor
Henry Allen of Kansas, who Is to
nominate General Wood, arrived to
day and announced that he would
offer a pWforra plank tor the Judi
cial settlement of Industrial disputes
as a paramount -Uiuo before the na
tion. CHICAGO, June 4. Outlining bis
campaign plans, Senator Johnson 'to
day declared tbe Johnson forces
would pretent a leaguo of nations
plank, denouncing tbtt present cove
nant; urge a plank on the high cost
ot living, and another on labor, which
will Be an argument against any
movement toward "dehumanising
labor. He predicted that prohibition
ould not be mentioned.
Kader Temple of the Mystic Shrine
ot Portland, of which ho was deputy
potentate for this district. He was
past master of tho local Masonic
Other fraternal affiliations are the
A. O. U. W., of which he was a char
ter member and the grand master of
Oregon tor two terms; the local II. P.
O. V... ot which be was a charter
Hore, hastily gathered and 111 pre
sented, with many Important omis
sions no doubt. I a record ot achieve
ment of which few men can boast.
Founder ot a prosperous business,
leader ot the best thought of the
community, moUer of the laws of the
commonwealth, pioneer equally of
the wlldorness and of tho financial,
transportation and power utilities
that opeued up tliut wlldorness, tbo
most devotod of husbands, a father
whoso greatest monument is the roar
ing of sons and a daughter who are
worthy to hour his name and carry
on his work -hero Is gathorcd ait
epltomo ot a llfo worth while.
Thr6ugb hardships and vlccleltudos,
In poverty and In peaceful affluence
ho stood four-squara
"And so ho boro, without reproach,
That grand old name ot gontlo
man; Defamod by every charlatan,
And soiled by much Ignoble use.
The surviving relative aro the
widow, Mr. Joele N. Baldwin who
has been ll for some time and who
is prostrated far the blow that haa
befallen; three aon. Charlea R., Wil
liam W. of Klamath Falls, and F. Zlaa
Bald wit of mkview; a daughter,
MlM-Mande lillwta ef Klajj4tilvj'toia.r.r,"
' tln.'lr political utatiiN to be changed
by fcili-ral nnicndmpnt to citizenship
next November ar coins' to beccnio
mi potter for good n thn nation, ac-
'cording to Mm, John BhtrwlD Croiby,
la dulogatt to tho Democratic national
.convention In Han Frtnelico nnit
June, A woman prtiltftnf of the
United State, ahe aayi' Is "remote
but not Impoinlble, ay,'ln 1944."
"Tho only tr,o things worth while
at present," aald Mrg.'Croibr, "aro
women When I spegk-ofrellglon I
don't mean any particular creed but
eer held," she said, "because women
for tbo first timo will bare a volco In
It. I expect to see a bitter fight, par-)
tlcularly over the question of major
ity or unit rule. I can, ot course only
speak for myself and what tbe women
may do when they enter the con von-i
tlon will depend largely upon 'the
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action they take In the preliminary
caucuses. I believe an effort will be
made to put a plank In the platform
calling for a modification of the Vol
steud enforcement act and permitting
tho manufacture and sale of light
wines and beer. I bolieve, howcrcr,
that everyone should he obedient to
law, I oppotn anarchy and socialism.
"All American women," she con
tinued, "aro sufferers from ! profi
teers. We must fight them and I
am sure wo have ingenuity enough
to devise a way to deteat tbem and,
lu other ways, to bring down the cost
of living. Inequitable taxation un
doubtedly will come in for its share
ot attention at the Ban Francisco
caucuses and the idea ot Henry
George ot stopping ipecujatlon In
land and relieving both workers and
industry from some of their burdens
undoubtedly wilt be ' advocated by
women. The worst profiteer 'of all
Is tbe profiteer in honsee and land.
The 'unearned Increment' of land,
the rental value, must be taken for
public revenue or tbe people will
stagger under their taxes till they
The woman leader declared that
"with the change in the political sta
tus ot women next, fall" there would
come, however, no violent change In
governmental affaire. It wpuld take
women, a long time to become prac
tical politicians, she said, but they
would become auch eventually. She
said the time would come when
women would till the most Important
offices within the gif Tot tbe people,
oven to a woman president ot the
United States, supremo, court Justices
and members ot congress.
ORKGON Tonight and Saturday,
fair; colder In tho east; westerly
wind. 4',
monil, and i threo nopliews, Robert
llaldwln ot Klamath Fall, Herbert
Baldwin ot Ooldtleld, Nov., and
Charles I. Roberts of Klamath Falls.
Tho funeral service will tako place
Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock,
under tho auspices ot the local Ma
sonic lodge, nt the Presbyterian
church. The following friends ot the
decedent have been chosen to act as
a last escert:
Honorary pall bearers B. R.
Reames, J, W. Btraat. W. B. Mom
ver. F. Li. Armstrong, O. C. Apple
gate, C. H. WHfcroir.,
AMwWatMiiH?' W- Spiker,
0aar'atvvM.-.-., ftrma:
WA8HINOTO.V, June 'i
Krank I.. Polk today rcnlftncd
"an uccrolary of Btato, and hln '
roalgnutlnn wax accepted by
I'rcildent WlUon. It In effectivn
June IB ll will lcavo Vah
Ington and rcitume practice of
Polk was appointed to fill
the vacancy created by thj res
ignation of Robert Lansing,
which followed friction between
'.arising and President Wilson.
Polk has only held office for a
couple of months.
Two revenue agents left Portland
for some unknown point in eastern
Oregon Tuesday night on an impor
tant mission. They are headed Into
the sagebrush country to tako Into
custody 13 cases of raro wines and
liquors. The exact point of destina
tion, as well as other facts connected
with the Junket, are strangely miss
Ing'around the federal building
whore nows of tbe projected raid
first seeped through.
Present ownership of the liquor Is
vested In A. h. I-ong." former Port
land policeman, who was convicted
In federal court seteral months 'ago
for 'Impersonating an officer In con
nection with an unofficial llqeor raid conducted near Dend last
fall. Longtwas to have been -tenceeV
(n federal court Tn Malay
morning before Judge Bean, but just
before he was to enter the court
room r le. held a conference with
Art-'T' .
i nitett states Attorney Humphreys
and agreed to disclose the where-
abnuts ot the, liquor cache which he
made when he took the liquor from
other bootleggers.
I Xing told Mr. Humphreys that he
bad 13 cases of the liquor bidden
somewhere near Prlnerllle. and he
accompanied the two revenue agents
there. Prouncement of sentence on
his federal court conviction will bo
delayed until they return with the
missing liquor. was convicted mainly on the
testimony of L. L. Adcox, who testi
fied at the trial that while he was
bringing a quantity of liquor Into thn
state from California he was met at
a lonely spot along the sagebrush
highway by Long, who represented
himself to be a deputy United States
marshal. Long, he testified, took
possession of tbe liquor, while Ad
cox came on into Portland empty
handed and reported the occurrence
to the United States attorney's office.
Long, when first arrested, admit
ted taking the liquor from Adcox,
but be denied he had represented
himself as a deputy United State
marshal. He stuck to the same story
throughout his trial, but the jury
decreed otherwise and found him
guilty. An appeal from this convic
tion la. pending.
8iace he waa first arrested,, Long,
until Tuesday, refused to divulge the
place) where he hid the liquor after
he took It from Adcox. ,
"You could look for a hundred
years and never find It." was his
challenge to fedoral officials when
they sought to find where he had
placed the liquor.
It was announced at tho federal
building that no form ot immunity
has been qffered to Long because he
has consented to reveal the where
abouts ot tho liquor.
"I told the truth at the outset
when I said I did not Imporsonato a
federal ofllcer, and I am giving up
the liquor cacho now because I want
to prove to thorn that so tar as tho
fedoral government Is concerned I
am on the square," asserted Long, as
his reason for revealing his liquor
At the reputed market prlco ot
bonded whiskey In Oregon during
tho Dresenl days ot aridity, the
liquid property which Long Is turn
ing over to the government Is valued
at 14000.
MAJuurr RjVORt
PORTLAND, June 4. Cattle, kofla
and utter eteadr. vahusftsl; ska
wa-fcu'rtt'M tlt.ll; n.
',"!""'t. Mtbusiv. 4-t "--:
I nronciTC Dice
From approximately $140,600 In
1910 to more than $2,000,000 la
1920 Is a big 'climb In deposits of any
banking Institution, but this la the
remarkable financial achievement
made In 10 years by tbe First Na
tional bank of this city.
At tbn close ot business Wednes
day night the total deposits of the In
stitution were $2,087,1(5,72, over
topping any bank's deposits a aontk
era Oregon. Few banks la the
tbe state, and nono sonth of Eugene.
equal this record.
The history of the bank during the
past 10 years Is a remarkable record
of financial achievement, and a.
glance at tbe 10 pages of the history
representing each separate year at
the decade Is a clear Index to the
steady but phenomenal growth of
Klamath county during that period.
An advertisement on another pag
gives, tho annual figures which are
repeated here:
1910 $ 140.624.S5
1911 . -.. "l57.348.66
1912 ... 380.369.1J
1913 400.606.6k
1914 452.311.9J
1915 , 551.095.SJ
1916. 68l,870:iJ
, 1918 1,081.021.80
' -19,19 1.421,210.30
rrJS?0 Jone 2J2.0S7.1C:.7J
Vhc Co. S4tti'ed btlfaaat-
master R. S Fry and tbe Rev. S. J.
Cbaney and L. W. Hartley, aestot-
ants. will leave at 5 o'clock this af
ternoon for a "hike" and overnight
camping trip They will camp la
somo suitable spot, still to be discov
ered, on tbe west shoro of the Upper
I.ake. After a day spent In' Scout
activities they will return late to
morrow. Among business men who
will accompany them are Lawrence
Phelps, R. h. Merrltt, the Rev. C. F.
Trimble and the Rev. E. P Lawrence.
At a pretty wedding at the Palace
Rooms Wedaesday evening, Mrs.
Fannie Redleld, welt known aad
popular resident of this city, waa
united la marlage to Clyde Thomp
son of Cblloquln, by the Rev. E. P.
Lawrence. Mr. Thompson Is em
ployed by the Modoc Lumber com
pany at Chtloquln.
Those present at tbe ceremony
were: Mr. and Mrs. a. j. uaaia
mente and family; Judd Low, Mrs.
Mar Hamilton, Alfred Peterstlaer.
Elisabeth Fall, Dorothy Elliott aad
William Conkllng.
Dorothy Elliott acted as brides
maid while the bridegroom wa at
tended by William Conkllng. Attar
tbe ceremony a bridal supper waa
served at the Jewell cafe aad tka
bridal party concluded the evealas
by participating In the festivities at
tbe Legion dance.
Johnnie Coleman and Louis Noa
woro badly bruised early this after
noon when they smashed Into a car
belonging to Roberts Whltmors
nnd driven by Charley Roberts. The
boys wore riding on a bicycle and
woro coming down Ninth street at a
fast rate', and at the corner ot Ninth
and High their progress was stopped
by the Roberts & Whttmore car.
They were both thrown to the pave
ment and the Coleman boy suffered
a bad cut on the knee and three
stitches were needed to close taa
gap.T;Otherwlse they were not seri
ously hurt. ,
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