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About The Evening herald. (Klamath Falls, Or.) 1906-1942 | View Entire Issue (July 15, 1920)
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Fourteenth Year No. 3972
KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, THURSDAY, JULY 15, 1920
Price Five Cento
HAN KltANCIHCO, July IB. The
Cnllfornlii-Oregcii Power company
linn filed application with ttio rail
rond commission for mi order read
Justing It rate ntul charges for nlec
trio energy unci for modification of
iiriaui contract tinner wnicn 11 u
brim tlullvitrlng electric power to
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tnreo irrigauuii pri.jun. in ni.myuu
county. Tim holder of the contract.
im tin) Hhastu lllvor Wntnr assocla-
lion, The Ills Spring Wuter com-,
puny and the Lucerne Water com
pnny, Tim (ant limned company I'
paying three-fourth of a cent per
kilowatt hour for It energy. Tim
oihur conipanlcH ani getting power
upon a flut rule haul of $2.60 per'
ncro per yeur. Tho flut ruto con-;
tracts havo been In existence since
1913 and tho I.ucernn lontruct slncu
The por company asks that tbe
contnict be modified or cancel.!,
charging mat urn waier compninos
navo iniiuiK-ii mi prunnv. lu......i..u
to and uni'iiiiiomlriil use of both elec
trie energy und wntor. It I claimed
tliul thern has been, on thu part of
tlm water companies, a violation of
the terms of tho contracts novumlng
tlm use of electric niwirgy.
Thu company iisks for a final road
jiiNtment of It rate on thu ground
llmt It I now In a position to delnr-
mine thu uffect upon Its rnwtnue of
tin, rnds fixed by the commission
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u previuiis iippiirauiiii. in us ioriu-'
decision tlm commission ordered Mujors concerning tho Modocs nnd other
company to Install meter with the
result that today more than 90 per
'rent of It consumers are being irarv.
.-.1 ou a meter basis, a fact set up uy
the company In It. r.-iuest for a final
r.m.iliiim.Mit of rates. It Is further
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In iirnsiii'ct "thu ruorgunltatlon of
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Its financial stn.rturu with thu view
to enaiiiing ii moro rummy io omniii
the mrrsnury funds for thu construe
tlon of now powor plant or Increa-
Ing thu capacity of existing plants,
4i ml mnklng intension and Milargo-
ment of It system for tho logical
nnu proper iinvumpini-iii oi us lurr.-
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"Appllcant believes that with tho
readjustment or it rates unit ciiarges(
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ao a to enable It to earn an aae-
iniiitu return for the services now be-,
Ing rondured und the consummation
of tho reorganisation plan will be
ahlo to provide securities that will
permit It to obtain tho necessary
fund for attaining tho larger ends."
The California-Oregon Power om
pany operate. In the counties of Jack
on, Josephine, Klamath and Douglas
In Oregon and In Siskiyou, 8hasta
and Trinity counties In California. It
la claimed that the value ot Ita Call
fornla holding., for rate making pur
poses, la 4,S77,07. The value ot
the Oregon properties I. given a.
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CHICAUO, July 15 Tho
rarnier-I.iibor party iiitvnil thy ,
political fluid early thin morning
with Parley l Chrlslenson, Halt
,uk (i attorney, mid Max H.
IniH. I'dllor of u Cleveland
labor tiuUspiiper, an nominee
for president ntul .vice president,
CHICAGO, July U.. P.rt of
(ho committee of 48 natlonul
convention, culled to create
now party, reconvened today fol
lowing the formation of the
Farmer-Labor party In nn all-
- , (ch, fl,M,01 nj coni,Uered
wbelllur t organUo another
N. r.-NOME RACE
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oiii' othu longest and most difficult
air trips ei'C attempted In tho uest
INDIANS' CLAIMS TO
OUfl S IN
BE INVESTIGATED.1"01 ctloti of tho United States no-
torlous during that period. Luckily
A committee sent out by'tho Indian fnr ''cry. hnuever, there were In
hniiril of co-operation, ut Washington.
in c . ha. nrrlw..i in H..n iv.nri.n.
janu limy nro now occupied with mat.
.California Indian tribes.
They expect to I... In Klamath
Kails In about 10 ilns to take up
arlous matter, with the Indian
tribal council of the. Klamath Indian
r rVnt in.. nn. n .i... ni.i.t
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ii iur i-iitiiniierniicii oy uie com-,"""' " "ir way one memiier or
mlitm. w ill l.. tin. nnrint ,u.,,il the leelslaturn wmiiii hi .i.i.i,.,i
out thu reservation buundary.
uy nn act of congress the Indians
r the I'nlted States lire given the
right to presont claims to tho court
of rlalms In Instances wheru they feel
that they nro not being treated fair-,
y; One of the claims that thu Klam-
am triDu is presenting at this tlmo
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i uni some or mo most v.iuai.io
land In tho county, titled by tho
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wiiuo seiners, rcany oeiongs to tnom,
to the old treaty agree-
IIOSTON, July 15. A compilation
of 1920 consus return, covering what
li generally known as Qreater Boston
shows that the population ot Boston
and It. '.uburbs ha. now reached at
most exactly 1,600,000. Unlike most
of the larger cities or the country.
Boston has annexed very little ot the
territory Immediately adjoining nnd
ha. a total area ot only 47.8 square
miles, aa compared with 187 .qu.ro
mile, in Oreater New York.
The Boston metropolitan district,
fevering an area within a 15-mlle
radius from tho .tatehouse, Includes
26 cities and towns In addition to
Boston proper. Tho 1920 population
of all of these oxcept Watertown has
boon announced nnd tho total I.
732,541 for the suburbs. Wutor
town'a population as recorded by tho
tato cen.u. ot 1915 was 16,515, a
gain of 3,640 over 1910. If it mado
u similar gain In the last flvo years,
It would now have 20,155 Inhabit
ants. This, added to the other sub
urb. and to the 747,923 population
of Bo.ton, would make a total ot
The percentage of growth of most
of tho suburbs ha. been much greater
In the last decade than that ot Bo.ton
Itself, due chiefly to tho fact that a
far larger number of people whose
dally bulla I. In thla city hare
found it wore svrreeatiUfito establish
their .homee-btttitdY the. elty limit
ft trott 'iajorttjr of-the, hurlM
pulatloi la '.M4 f of nmIi
whose work 'or HelatMa t Boetaa.
OF OLD IS
Dan Peory, who for thrco decades
I linn boon n prominent llguro In tlm
nffnlni of Oklahoma, spent yesterday
In Mm rltv ultli tit .il.l i.m.i tt k
In thu city with hU old friend, V. A,
Dnltell. When Mr. Dolzoll went to
Ban Francisco to hope and pray for
tho nomination of Senator Owen of
Oklahoma, hn was Htandlnc over In
one corner or tho Immense audltor -
lum when he heard omcom ex-
clalmli "Wo're from Oklahoma and
we want Owen." Ifa wti not the
only one who heard It the whole
'convention heard It and stopped.
looked and for a fow second listened
in siunisnmeni "moro I only one Bia uio poiernai tne corporation, last evening tender
man on earth who can mako a noise grandparent, Mr. and Mr. Robert C(j ,s resignation to Paul D McKee
like that." thought the local post- J- 8mlh- sl E" Valerlo street, .general manager of the company, ac
master, "and that man Is Dan whero ,he ehlldren were taken byJcorilnK t0 announcement made by
I'eery." Apd sure enough It was, ,nolr '"ther. Mrs. Smith, the bm toda). Tho regnatlon was ac-
The reunion that followed the ills.
'- ini vKuuif, hi
rnvnrv wna n nr.iiai nnn nM.tiH. i
lm"o that Peer,; ouId .top off
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way back home, ami true to hit
promise he arrived here Tuesday
Mr. Pecry was a momber of the
first territorial legislature that con
cnod In Oklahoma
In those day.
the residents had not eliminated all
of the wool and wlldness that made
"mt les'Iaturo and In tho city of
"uthrle.then tho capital, coal beads
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" '" noi ue visuing iiamath
coum now , Peery was the ropre
sentntlvo from Oklahoma City and
Introduced the resolution providing
for t,ic rcmotal of tho capltol to Ok
"oma City. To siy that It started
trouble I putting It mildly and If
some nf the hm i,i...i
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or about twenty years It was Mr.
I'eery's first act to Introduce a reso-
'lon calling for n .chango In tho
capital of the stato and ho finally
won, Oklahoma City today having
tho honor of being tho "official city"
or ono of tho best states In thc.loeato all three children, who were.from a meeting of the commission at'" Dr commodore jonn u. uiev.
A a delegate to the democratic.
convention, Mr. Peery visited San.habea. corpus for their appearance
Francisco and while be was dlsap-
In not being able to land'
Owen at the head ot the
ticket, like tho 100 per cent demo-!'ho
(crat that he Is, he can see nothing
but democratic victory this fall, and,1"-
It Is too bad that he will be dlsap -
pointed, for he Is a mighty ttno chap, i
LOST GOLD MINE
IA PORTE. Cal July 15. Re
discovery of the "Lost Mine," the
dream of miners and prospector,
here for sixty year., has been made
by Oeorge Rucker, according to
statements mado by him.
The accepted version is that n
miner came to Plumss county In the
early fifties and located a tod ao
rich that he was able to extract be
tween 15000 and 16000' In gold in
one week. He then went east to vis
It hi. old home and hi. death occur
red there. Thereafter, search for the
location wn. futile.
ATTACK OK nORDER GARRISON'
OP MEXICAN GOVT RKPKLLRD
LAREDO, Tex., July 15. A party
ot disaffected Mexicans under com
mand ot Oenoral Rlcardo Oonxales
mado an Ineffective attack on the
provisional garrison at Nuovo Lar
odo, on the opposlto aide ot the bor-
dor from horo, thla morning. They
woro driven oft after a tow minutes
dosu'ltory firing, leaving three'
wounded aa prisoners.
OREQON Tonight and
fair; northwesterly wind.
. MARKET RSTORT
PORTLAND, Jury 16..
hog, 'butter and egf. tet4yapjnl
sMiaagw; aaeer steady aaai
f St SSHI -, V v
In order to allow time for counsel
on both tide
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e to obtain depositions
or disproving jlleKatlon
made bef6re the Superior court by.
Judto Canfleld, counsel for Itohert
K. Sttflth of this city against hi
wife, Mlldered B. Smith of Pasadena,
the hearing of the cane Involving the
'nlleged sensatlonnl kidnapping by
the father of Mildred. 7, Barbara,
d Carolyn, 2, daughter of the
estranged couple, was xontlnued un-
(ll August 3 for further hearing by
'''lire ". K. Crow.
ine cusioay oriCanforn,aK)re)fon ,,ower
'n children pending the further,
""thor. I to be nlvcd to have the
t-.iiiurvu uwry nuiuriiur luiernoun
luo UBUU Tai'UlCU Uf MT. 01"
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"""""" nei?aiions mauo in
court yesterday morning Mrs. Smith
left tho family home at Klamatk
Kalis In January of this year taklntt
tl1m1 U,T,e0 "u,f KlrI" w,lh hcr for a
1''11 ?' a couple of months to a mnr-
8U,1" "V!n w'h. Pa. he takes the manager'.' po.ltlo'n.'on
The visit ipnethnnml Inln flvn1.. -. - . .? a1.
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m .nay .Mrs. smiin li alleged io'i.
aTo leil Hie two
wim ner sister in rennsivnnia and
Itr-fn tli tli a nl.lAat lilU ltU kt
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malnft(l ,Incc wlth her moth
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n irn. t. .- i i. tTI
comlnc west that Mr Smith Is alle. """"" u """ nuw u",r l" ,?'
C(, 0 , kl.Lnnod U.e chlMrenl"16 f?f T ' dM' 'ln
... "' . ,""aVI'r" ule cn'"ren was arrived at In the face of an offer
., tf.WIU. IV W tUIIUWllJK UOr
irom ine nome or tno sister, brngng
them to Santa Rarbara and giving
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i.irm mio ine Keeping oi nis parents.
whon Mrt SwIUj came to SanU
Ilarbara In an effort to locate the I
two children, tho eldest child was
spirited away from It grandmother's'
homo In Pasadena and also brouehtl
hero, where tho frantic mother flnal-l
Ir, through detectives was able to I
v "' ,,uv "!
nrrested and turned hack to tbeortland. The meeting was a rou-
custody of the father with a writ of Une affair, he reDorted.
In court yesterday.
Through her attorney, Mr. Carter
of Pasadena, Mrs. Smith denied all.
allegation, made by the defense
nu a strong plea for tne mother to
the custody of her bablea pend
m the bearing In August was made
br Mr- Carter. In ruling that the
cniiaren would remain. la Santa Bar
bara. Judge Crew-made it quite plain
that no reflection was made upon the
mother, but that he did not wish tae
children to leave SanU Barbara
county until the matter U definitely
While the legal battle waa being
waged over their custody, the three
brlgh Jf6a ittla tot" Pbred about
the courtroom t quits- unmindful of
the heartache, of their parent, and
grandparenta or of the .tinging
hurt being dealt to their mother In
an, effort to disqualify her aa their
guardian. When parting time came
and the mother with brimming eyes
asked for a goodbye kiss only one of
the older children responded,"., the
other turning away and clinging to
the neck of the uncle who carried
her away. Santa Barbara Press.
R. E. Smith and wife lived at the
Whtto Pelican hotel during their
stay here. Mrs. Smith left early this
year, Mr. Smith more recently. He
was engaged In handling sale ot lo
cal tule lands.
GIRL KILLED WHEN
STRIKE TIES TRAFFIC
CHICAGO, III., July 15. One 14-year-old
girl waa killed and probably
50 persons injured In automobile ac
cident! here today, resulting from
eongeation causes by- the unexpected
tfjke of 191 power hawae electri
cian. The strike aertomary crippled
stive ear Una. It attaeu M90
What. BMstwlaaT temtloa offleiato.
Ta tasm arw antaestBKtawreaaeata
ACCL'HKI) TltlO Alti: IIKLI)
1 TO iTDKItAL GUAM) Jl'ItV
Jen Hunsnker, E. A. Qtialf nnd
John Klodln, held on a charge oft
stealing government gascllno bad"
their hearing yesterday afternoon I !
fore Austin P. Flegul, deputy Unllod
Statcn attorney. They woro all three
hound over to the federal grand Jury,
and are out of custody under heavy
bonds, Ilunsaker's bond was placed
at $2, COO and Klodln and Qualf aro
out under $5,000 bonds each.
After 14 rears service
rje0rge J, Walton, local manager for
cepted, to bo effective A,U8t 1.
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tonw.ll bo filled by J. C. Thompson.
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tary of the California-Oregon Power
( company, 3lr. Thompson has been
,n Klamath Falls for several day.
but ,oft lhl mornInc for Sam Fran.
cIsco. nlannlni- o rt..m in ,...
eck. He will bring his family with
i.im nn,i m,v ,,,, hn.n t,v urf
me nrsi or next montn.
Mr. Walton is -one "pf'fbuf men
now In the'cmploy of tho company,
who were with the corporation when
." "artcd In 190C. The last nine
.inn.rf in mnfi
'rears of hl .nrtlce hare hn
l '" niton stated that he would
reman ln ths cty. He will enter
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motnor, I.Ui.otl,pr line of huslness. thinalBW.
)jr I r"
'n wt.t.k'l.. Am . J.,1.. ,
of transfer to the Grants Pass .ta
,,on' a roanager tor
STATK OAMK AVARDRN WILT.
IXSPKCT CONDITIONS HRRK
J. IT. Drlscoll. state fish and name
commissioner, returned last night'
State Game Warden Bergdorff Is
coming to Klamath county shortly.
.Mr. Drlscoll says, to look over the
fish and game condition, here,
will .pend ten day. or two weeks In
CUPID ENSNARES TWO
liOCAIi YOUNG FOLK
At a quiet wedding at the home of
Mr. and Mr. W. E. Seehorn, at noon
today, Miss Rita Lowe became the
bride of William R. Hyde. Immedl
ately after the ceremony, which waa
performed by the Rev. C. F. Trimble,
the young people left for Crater lake
The bride baa been employed for
the past two month, by the Western
Union company a a messenger. The
bridegroom la employed at the Stan
dard Oil service station here.
TRADING IN FUTURES
FIRST SINCE 1917
.CHICAGO, July 15. Price, start
ed lower than expected today for fu
ture deliveries ot wheat, the first
such price, quoted for nearly three
years. December deliveries opened
at f 2.72 and $2.75. It was estimated
by traders before hand that the in
ittal figure, would be about $2.80.
SAYS THEATER SET
FILM PRICE RECORD
H. L. Percy, traveling representa
tire ot the Robertson-Cole Motion
Picture company, left thla morning
after a brief buaineaa visit here. He
reports the sale to the Liberty the
a(er of the much advertised film,
"The Wonder Man." which will be
akowa here September 6 and 6. Mr.
Percy did not go Into detailed fig
ure, hit stated that Harryr Foot,
auaager ot ta Liberty, paid more
tar kla picture tha Mr, any nredae-HM-tVloW'1sw
a XU theater.
'UPTON'S YACHT .
TAKES FIRST OF
SANDY HOOK. N. Y July IS,
(4:30 p. m.) The Shamrock HIT,
Sir Thomf. Llpton's British challeng
er for America's cup today won th
first race of the 1920 regatta. 8h
sailed across the finish lln at
4:25:30, unofficial time, after tk
Resolute bad been withdrawn be
cause of a mishap to her rigging.
The Resolute had a substantial
lead when her halyard, parted. Her
crew bandied the bead sails wltk
greater skill and speed and .he had!
an advantage on the tack.
SANDY HOOK, N. Y July IB
The Shamrock HIE, challenger for
America's cup, kept on for the finish
In the first race of 1920 after the
Resolute had withdrawn because ot
broken halyards. If tho challenger
does not herself withdraw and fla
shes within the six hour, tlmo limit,
she will be today's victor.
The Resolute led the Shamrock
across the starting line. The Reso
lute crossed at 12:00:40 o'clock; the
Shamrock at 12:01:33, official time.
It had been officially announced that
tho -time allowance would be 6 min
utes and 4 seconds due to a change
found In measuring the Shamrock's
NEW YORK, July 15. The flrat
race In 17 year for the America's
cup will start tbl. morning off Saady .
Hook, the contesting boat belag the
cup defender Resolute, and (he chal
lenger Sir Thomas S. Llpton's Sham
rock IV. It may be Intereetbig as
thlslme both to yachtsmen and to a
gresfm.ny who an nor aeejMtmtsV -4
with this form of sport to read a few
facts In connection with this historic
yachting trophy. -
To begin with tho America's cup at
first was not an International trophy.
In fact It bad no significance other
than being a prize offered by the
Royal Yacht squadron for a race
around the Isle ot Wight, Eng., which
w" PC, to all nations
1851 lne noner acht America.
ens and tour other member, ot the
New York Yacht club, won thl. race
and the cup became their property;
Six year, later. Commodore Steven
and hi. associates conveyed the print
to the New York Yacht club In trutt.
as a perpetual International trophy
which has since been known a. the
Amerlca'a cup, taking Ita name from
the schooner yacht which won It ta
The first race for the America'
cup. as an international prlxe, waa
held on August 8, 1870, over the reg
ular course of the New York. Yacht
club in New York's lower bay. The
challenging boat was Cambria, owned
by Jamea Ashbury. ot the Royal
Yacht squadron, Eng., and the cap
waa defended by practically the whole
fleet ot the New York Yacht dab.
That, however, was the only race la
which tha challenger ever had to sail
against a fleet and the only conteat
In which the Issue was decided by a
single race. Cambria, by the way,
finished tenth In that even while the
old America finished fourth, the race
being won by Magic, the yacht Idler
In all there have been 12 contest
for the cup, In the second ot which
Mr. Ashbury challenged with th
schooner Livonia and the New York
Yacht club agreed to defend the
trophy with only one boat in the race.
The 1871 coutest wu. the best four
out of seven races. Livonia won a
single race owing to the steering gear
ot the defender Columbia breaking
down. Only twice since that day,
October 19, 1871, has a challenglnr
yacht crossed the finish line ahead
ot the defending boat. On September t
10, 1895, Valkyrie III after following
the defender finished 1 minute nnd
16 seconds ahead of tbe American,
boat and on October 4. 1901, Sham
rock II finished two seconds ahead ot.
Columbia but lost to the defends by
rlrtue of conceding 41 seconds tlm
la the raoea ot 1876, till. MM.
1886 and 18l7f ta eoatatt war
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