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Fourteenth Year No. 3970
KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, TUESDAY. JULY 13,' 1920
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i-i tiiiy? tsupning angrauitii
(lamhllng mint ko, decrnad tho
'rlty council last night. Instructing tho
city attorney t prepare on ordinance
prohibiting card table or card play
ing In all pool roonii and other ro
Qrtx. It la aatd that beneath a Piaik
of" apparently "aoelar' game for
drink or merchandise, some "celling-the-llmll"
game am carried on, and
that large autn of money change
hand nightly. The council Benin
Inclined to believe gambling wxlt.
but no inonoy I ever In night to turn
lih proof for police officer. o tho
only way they una to roach It I to
Intn the lid clear down.
While a number of people, both on
nd off the council, aro convinced
thnt there I gnmbllng hern, Council
nan Upp I not ono of them Upp
staled flatly lat night v. nun th que
tlon u railed at tho council moot
ing that ha did not think there wo
tho wholoinlo gnmbllng hero that I
"Put on yntir coat and hat," chal
lenged n nwmlier of tho audience,
"and we'll timko a round of tho pool
room. I'll how you a dozen came
whuro money I changing hand "
"Thnt' right," chimed In Council
man Colvln "l'ro Keen thorn-playing
nnd shoving inonuy rlKlit across tho
The moral wavo spread, and Upp
wo fur In tho minority. Tho mayor
climbed aboard tho bond wagon nnd
declarvd ho wanti'd to ei tbn gam
tiling stopped, but wa powurlc to
check It lnglo-hnndrd. The chief of
police leaped onto the wagon with a
declaration that tho police wanted to
clean up on all brand of wlckednc.
but worn precluded from getting evl
sloneo by thnlr uniform. Council
man llrandnnburg, cautlou a uiuat,
stood by to eo whether tho wagon
would boar up tho load of moral
Hut nnyny, tho city attorney ha
orilors to prepuro tho onllnanco for
bidding card plnylng of any nnturo,
nnd tho council I unanimously on
record n opposing gambling.
Tho Koulon lnt night wa a rather
long wrnngto, not characterised by
particularly itormy pnnagci but with
much, argument. It broko up at 1:30
. The ordlnanco licensing tent ahowa
wn adoptod. A provision wa writ
ten In Including carnival, which
mutt pay 9100 a day. Another pro--vllon
w written In provontlng the
Uiuance of a llcemo to any traveling
attraction for longer than ilx daya In
ny alx month period.
Toot ahowa rauat pay 3B dally for
a seating capacity of la than 600;
$60 for from 600 to 1,000 eatJ $76
from 1,000 to 1,600, and $100 a day
npwarda of 1,600.
The house moving ordinance waa
adopted after long and vigorous de
bate E. T. Luddsa spoke In behalf
of the wire companies and the house
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LIMA, I'orti, July t3ltivo.
lutlon hit broken out In Ilollvln,
nccordlng io ttlsputrhe from I. a
Put received lalu yesterday. Tho
government beaded by President
Joxu (lutlorrnz Hutirmrn hu
boon overthrown and tho prcil
dent and member of hi cabinet
NOT COMING HERE."" Klamath county mint
lfanry flerger, special reprnaenta -
tire of the Unlnted Htale quarter-
master' department, who waa here
recently to determine the poiilblllty
of opening a government (tore for will take part. , waters, tbe veriest layman anowe
the ale of aurplu army good, bai. Aridity I the chief drawback to that they must have an Infernal
written W. r. Kay, aocroiary of thVmJnt growing In tho Willamette va.(ource. If the temperature were .not
'labor council, that the pUn ha been Iny. It I Impoailble to keep the sufficient voucher, tho aulphnrlc
abandoned, owing to difficulty In so- land moist enough during the sura-jsmull when one stands at last on the
curing a location and lack of autn- mor oaon to get a maximum pro- edge of tbe fountain would be ample
dent populatlou horo to aupport tho ductlon. Tbo tub-Irrigated soil of Indication.
torn. tho Klamath county bottom land' This thing of fountain-hunting has
Mr. Ilnrgor suggested that by pool- theroforo appeal to the northenf boon considerably overdone alnce Don
Ing order to tho extent of $4000, Io- mint grower and many aro virtually I'onco de Leon started the fad 400
cat resident could incurn a carload decided to come hare and locate, years ago. Hut moit of thoie engaged
of surplus supplies. A movement Is snys Mr. Jacob. All are agreed that In tho pattlmo are piker alongside of
on foot among orgnnltml labor, It Is Kt.-imnth I tho coming world' mint 'tho scribe for when he reached tbe
Mated by thn necrntary, to form such
a pool Subscriber mny hoo list of
Mm Mlrl., (tin ,nv,rninnl Ima fnr
salo nt tbo central labor council'
'offlco, where It I expected sample
will bo on display In a few day. ,l
I At a combined luncheon and bust-
miss meeting yesterday at the Ttox
Cnfn, thn Klamath Insurnnro Agency
'Association was tna'de a permanent
.organltatlon. Tho constitution nnd
iiy-iaw were annpieii nnd timcers
elected. At a prevlou meeting tern-,
porary officer had been appointed,
The officers are: Arthur It. Wll-
on, president; Fred Ilnealng, vice-, artu learning tho ways of mint grow
president: Terry De Iap secrotary. Ing.
mover hnd a repretunlatlvo present.
Idrorgo J Walton, representing tho
power company, wn prtacnl but took
no part In tho argument.
Thn wlro owning companies fin
ally won their point, tho fixing of
jlho height of wire abovo thn pave-
merit a IS fuel, conforming with thoj
'stnto law, Instead of 2! feet as pro-i
vlded In tho telophono company'
franchise. Tho movers fought for
tbn greater holgbt. Councilman Upp department storo of llockticltner
declared'Jn favor of tho IS foocompany, ruvaged the business itec
height. Ho aald he bolloved In lining) tlon ot Willows Sunday afternoon,
up with the state law and It was this.
declaration ot hlsilaw tabldlng attl-
tude that brought forth tbe charge
that gambling waa running wldo open
here, followed by tho natural chal
lenge to Mr. Upp a a doclarcd up-J
holder ot law and order to go to the
mat with the gamblers.
Resolutions were passed for pav
ing several atreets, Including Sixth,
from Pine to High; Seventh from
Plqe to Washington; High from
Sixth to Eighth; Waahlngton .from
First to Ewauna boulevard, and1
Main from Spring street easterly to
the city limits.
Petitions were received for the Im
provement of Fifth street, from
Klamath avenue to Willow; Walnut
and Oak from Fourth to Sixth, Wil
low from Fifth to Sixth, and Fourth
from Klamath avenue to Oak street.
The engineer was Inst r acted to se
cure plans and estimates whon the
$200 dopoalt Is mado, "
A petition waa received from the
Klamath Dovolopment company tor
tho vacation of Lakovlow avonuo, bo
twoon Oregon avonuo and F Btroot.
llonrlnn of protests was ftxod for
Tho light and wator commltteo ro
portod that tho California-Oregon
Powor company had promtsod to ex
tend Ita main to Long nnd Last
stroot, at tho ond of Oregon avenue,
within a month. Residents ot the
neighborhood complained last week
that tho company had refused to ex
tend the main until the residents had
paid a year's service In advance.
It was decided to lay a sewer on
Pacific. Terrace, under the upper
parking, from Portland to Melrose
O. kC.BoM, two roonvBoaae, Busna
Vista Addltloa,ji09; X H.' Haines,
lot T, blook Si original tows, ts6Q;
I. T. Ward, rs aoAsllaaf 4wo,',fraaf
atldlats la tVtt Sarins aac'MtaaiYft
Additlaaa and aawar aaaaastlaas -'
Wlllamctto valloy mint growers, Sunday the" acrlbe et forth on the
nro greatly Intorcited In the mint ' trail of a fount. Whether It Is the
growing future of Klamath county, 'fount of , youth or not remaIni
ay I. Jacob, who returnod lat. ... , . . A. , ., .
night from attending the meeting of to be "! by the sctentl.t.
insaoclatlon at Kugene. The members, to make It a atrong bidder for first
jof the acnoclatlon nro planning an In-'place In that regard. But If the
.paction etcunlon to Klamath eoun-', a,one Qn,,med t0 determlne
ty within the neit few weeks In;
'which ten or twelve automobile loads ,ha etern"r routhful quality of Its
Mr. Jacob plan to plnco a thou-
...,l nnrn. i,t MMtiml Inn.t nn tho
market In ten. 20 nnd 40 aero tract, of tho water, thl deponent I horo toj' heId ,0 action of tho federal grand
giving llrt choice to local resident, tell tho worhl that It' there for quan-lur. Unles bo can furnish bond
will Imvo thn land plowed thl tlly Ilka a royal fluh. jbeforo tomorrow ho will be taken to
year, stnrtlnc a soon a ho can let. n would bo unjust and untruthful ,Ja'1 Qt Portland.
n plowing contract. 'to claim credit a an original dlscov- Sander and Mlasaordon were.ac-
Tho land will bo sold on tho In- Crur of fountains. Tho scribe was led , CUIMJ,! ot elnn n .bartering
ntnllment tiUn. ulnnted or unplantcd m thn fm.nt h its owner. Dave whiskey with Indiana on, tbo Klam-
a the buyer desires, the price for
tho land In crop being higher of
A field export, who ha had 1"
exporionco in mint culture, i unaec.jr Turner bold legal title to the
contract with Mr. Jacoba to glv hl'.ount( and ieemi l0 iome Ter
.advlco and aervlcea to all owners In mr,rkCd ideas In regard to Its devel-1
the thousand acre tract while they
OUT BY RRE
WILLOWS, Cal., July 13. Flro
which started at 3:30 In tho af-j
tornoon In tho basemont of tho bit?
doing damnge estimated at $1500,000
AUvd by tho hot weather and
atrong southweat wind tno ore
sproad rapidly, despite tho heroic
forts of tho nre department io cueca;
It onward rush.
An building after building wentlof yonf Mtnw
down It waa feared for a time that
the entire town might be destroyed.
For three hours the light between
the firemen, aided by hundreds 'tot
volunteers, and tie conflagration
continued. , At t:30 the blase was
brought under control.
Relief trains were rushed to the
scene by the Southern Pacific from
Orlaad and Tehama. Alt wires north
sio down. Tho Southern Pacific de
pot, tho courthouse and the now
postotaco' building were saved.
Colonel Hockhelmer Is the heavi
est loser, his stock being worth
about 1160,000, as he had one ot the
largeat department and general mer
chandise stores In Northern Califor
nia. He was partially coverod by In
surance Other offices and buildings which
wero n totul loss were: Tho First
National bnnk, Frank Freeman
building, with stores holow and Frco
man's law library above; Robinson
and Robinson, butchers; Allon and
Curtis, auto show rooms; McCullen's
barbershop; 'Christian and Cum
mlngs, rcnl estato offico; John Ruth,
soft drink parlor; Chamuorls Depart
ment store; Popular Cafe; Boland'a
Jewelry shop; Crawford's hotel, (the
largest In tho city)'; Crawtord'a
candy shop; Martin's pool hall;
Western Union Telegraph office;
Spear's grata brokerage, office;
Chamber ot Commerce; Wright's
Jewelry store; Mitchell's drug storo;
Rogert's dairy, Kahn's 'clothing
store; Willow's cafe;- Plato's pool
hall; Morton and BlUng's pool kail
and asreral minor buildings.
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OUsWOH Tonight aad Wear
4a fair; wttHfW w4a
Tbe owner tells talea or it, tnat aeom
lond of hi quest ho turned up a reg-
ular prlng. Hcgardlcs of what the,!"" DonilB fle1 a' I500
knmlpol liarnn iknnl Din nnalllr
Turner of Langell valley, or rather
nu aa conveyed there by auto,
whorcln he had It 'on old Don Ponce
four way from tbe ace. But, while
that .pring. ...Iturned. It Is asserted, to livestock who. I Inclined to argoalks total
It. Mr Turner, child and he has knew wl,tb(vkol,utttb)l,UuiJ
nn admitted right to clothe It In money m,nt cMw AMCtMng tB, exprt.
cement petticoats ot the latest model, i . .. . r..Arn, ,nv ii f m.n. hv nnnlvlnr to the denart.
and deck It out with all tbe graces
and nccoutrementa that a cvltlv-avted
fount should haVO, but Some day
when It haa arrived at that peak to
which Ita Inherent worthiness give U
'right to nsplro, tho scrlbo Is going to
w.ii, UD t0 u anj tar:
itncw n anj i gald It and Just
i,ccauso you've reached tho Mary
Plckford Millie Burke Norma Tal-,
madgo Llile May Fcrguaon atago ot
development, you're not going to JU -
own your poor om goa-iamer.
itnew-ou when you were only a little
counirr fountain. You're putting on
ef-!n(rg n(JW ud y0u'vo lots ot new, ad-
mrerg DUt J0B .j t awar tnm
the fact that I waa aanong tho first
And then Mlas Fountain will come
down oft her high horse and asunmon
a white Jacketed porter, who'll grab
tbe scribe's oat battered, old auitaaas'
and lead. him up oa the-broad ver
aadao a big summer hoUl. past a
gaaatlet.ot savsrsl anadrad.stssamer
girhvaad let's hope for-tho girls'
sake an-oqualaussber ot ynaag gen
tleaaan o tho bestx suite ia. the
house, aad, place th plunges and
pools aad gelt liana aad taaala courts
and all 'tho rest of It at. the .disposal
ot the honored guest
But that is all 1 th future. As
haa been aald Mr- Turner has ideas
ot his own regarding the proper de
velopment ot a fountain. He doesn't
bell ore In forcing 'em along. He's
made a start In training his pet,
however, by building a bath-house
with throo pools. The scribe trlod
ono, although It was only tiunuay
nttornoon and he'd boon through the
regular Sunday night function a few
hours previously. However, 'Mr.
Turner explained thnt tbo offer ot tho
bathing prlvllego carried no implica
tion ot necessity, being therapeutic
rather than ablutlonary. ,
Leaving out the detailed descrip
tion and getttag down to the effect ot
15 minutes immersion, suffice It to
say it a ''bouiag-oui" is inaicaiea,
this bath delivers tho goods.
'It surely starts the perspiration,"
yaUoaVthavMriasi through the partl
tlonto ,uie tffatisat" on tbo other
"Taat'a BWttlag it mildly," was tu
rejoinder. "I stopped perspiring It
tautea ago. )Pvoboea sweating
am aUso." .
H-aj WfJ' "rawjf
CHICAOO, July 13. Amol-
gamatlon of tho principal
group that aro attempting to !
form a now political party waa
offectod hero today. Tho com-
mlttue of 48 voted to Join the
National Labor party,- .
A large Non-partisan league
group and a delegation of sin-
glo-taxera marched Into the
labor convention and announced
they bad decided to amalgam
The federal charge against Elinor
Mayo Oordon, baaed on alleged sale
of liquor to Indians, was dismissed
after bearing before Bert C. Thomas,
U. S. commissioner this morning, on
motion of Austin F. Flegel, Jr.,
United States assistant attorney.
She was held as a witness against
her partner, Oscar Sanders, however,
Sanders WOlVCU examination OHl!
aiti rcsci uiiuu, wgig,yvuu , -uTTr
e'rs of wornout horsea for re'taluuu
chicken ranche. ( l't
According to Commissioner Thc-v-as
Miss Q or don was reared on a
ranch but U "mbu,ou, t0 heeome a
tr',,ea nnl- 8Be atialed In Berk-
eley and In a physician's oBce In
her reputation and deny she has any
acrlmBml ,nci,nation. Her association
o.-j.,. .. rnnflnnrt ontlrolv
to the business arrangement.
OKGAMZKD AT DOIUUS
A nw local of the International.
T,mbcrworkcrs un(m WM Mtaiied
t Dorrh 8unday, Tn8 charter was'asked for permlsslon.to market 50,-
pretented br w R Kay ieCretary of
iith ,.. iho. council. The ritual
istic team of the Weed local Installed
officers of the Dorrls local as fol fel fol
eows: W. A. Beal. president; J. Mc
Coy, secretary; S. P. Hammond,
treasurer. About 35 members were
Initiated. Frank E. Fall, district
president, whose Jurisdiction, Dis
trict No. 3, embraces California, Art-
'I0n. New Mexico and a part ot old
Mexico lying close to the border, was
present and presided over the pro
ceedings. It Is tho Intention of the timber
workers union to Install locals at
Bray, Macdool and other points be
tween Klamath FalU and Weed, this
LABOR CONGRESS REFUSES
TO BOX IN IRISH QUESTION
LONDON, July 13. A proposal to
employ direct action It necessary to
force the government to withdraw Its
troops from Ireland, and to cease
manufacturing munitions for use In
Ireland and Russia, was defeated to
day In a special trades union con
gress called to consider labor's attl
tudo on tho Irish question.
O. O. I. CAMPAIGN VOlt
WEST STARTS NEXT WEEK
TACOMA, July' 1.3. Republican
campaign plana for westorn states
will be formed at a meeting In San
Francisco next week, Elmor E. Dov
er, recently appointed assistant re-
glonal-dlrector with headquartera at
San Francisco, who arrived here last
night, declared today.
MOVRD TO LIBRARY
Th Christian Science church ia
being moved, this week, from tka old
room on Fourth street, to tho aaso-l
moat ot Uo bbmu Horary, tarpon-
tors havo boon busy rsmalilsBg.BO
Blaeo at taiwVVtI and ft
fry ha rnadr Jar enaBldtmyjssW
ir ms$ ''Mmmmm wrr?f
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SKITS FROST NO
Frost will have no adverse effect
on Klamath county mint, says Joka
V. Ttflvliha whn tlntlf tiA mnA kla
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Oimlnt farm near Independence to la
vest alt bis caplul In Klamath
growing, bad the largest mint farm
In the Willamette valley. With Cast.
J. W. 8lemeas and other local resi
dent, Mr. Davles recently organis
ed the Klamath Mint comsaay,
which purchased 2600 acres of ta
Caledonia marsh. Nursery stock Is
being grown to. supply roots for
planting the portion ot the tract silt-
able for mint, about 1600 acres. The)
company purposes, says Mr. Davles.
to have the entire acreage In mlat
within the next three years.
His statement In regard to the pos
sible deterrent effect of climate oa
Klamath's future was a reply to a
direct question, based on a state
ment recently by O. If. Todd, another
Willamette valley grower who haa
been Investigating Klamath county
,Any frosts that might touch tho
mint plants In September or October
wouid, be too light to damage them,
sajs Mr. Darles. He says that ho
harvested frosted mint on the Col
umJb'la'rlvertkat ran -40. pounds Of
oil to theaersfaad had a menthol
contest of mora thai 0 per cent, tan.
per oent above ta ataadard set ky
the Ualted Suits sliarsMcoepla. '
Estansttre esperieaeau ceadaetasl
by taA United MaUa department e
acrtenMare autasrTrat that tnsat
I The way In which the wild mint
thrlros In Klamath ennntv i imnl
proof that mint culture wHIl be a auc-
mii tiAPA Iia ftv nnH hn Is na un
'of It that he will Invest all be has
here. In fact he has sold his Wll-
lametto holdings and now calls
Klamath county home. '
Tho Klamath Mint company haa
000 worth of Its $200,000 stock is
sue and the state commissioner ot
corporations haa indicated that a
permit will bo granted. The. stock
will be placed on the market withlm
the next fortnight, said Mr. Davles.
Plana hare been drawn for a dis
tillery, which will have a capacity
sufficient to handle the crop from
about 15 acres daily. This plant will
be built in Klamath Falls, but prob
ably not until next spring. This
year's crop will bo bandied by a dis
tillery which Is now being built for
Captain Siemens, James Watklns, Jr.
aad O. W. Mattern, wno planted
acres of mint at Eagle Ridge last
spring. Tho metal parts of tho still
are being mado In Eugene aad will
soon bo ready tor shipment.
The Eagle Rldgo tract bears a Ban
stand ot xclat says Mr. Darles, who
has Just returned from the ranch.
He left today for Eugene oa various
matters of business connected with
Unquestionably, he stated, Klam
ath county will be the mint growing
center of the United States within-
tho next few years. Eastern mint
lands, he said, are wearing out.
Michigan, the leading producer, has
been growing mint tor CO years and
production Is now down to about 25
pounds an acre. Michigan growers,
dcsplte'thls small production, about
halt the average Oregon production
per acre, and the high price ot land,
which runs from $300 to $500 am
acre, find mint growing highly prof
itable. SUFFRAGE INJUNCTION
CASE IS DISMISS
WAMstNQTON, July . Jastiea
Ballsy ot the Distrlet Saprsma oouriv
Red dismissed preeeediBgo bntkfkt
hr. CharlB-aMnilds, ot Mow York,
reaitont ottH aminssn ssm
tssjial loagtio, te prtroBt tbn pwrnnl
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