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Fourteenth Year No. 3096
KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 1920
POUTIjANIi, r.. August 12.
lniriv'tnrtil In umillllim of nil tho
prliicliml crops iliirltiK the month of
July, In Ihn statu of Oregon, In Indi
cated from I tin rniupllnllnii nf r
'port" rernlved hy F. I, Kent, agrl
cultural MnllMlntn for tlm bureau of
rrop entlmnlen, United State Depart
ment of Agriculture For tdo United
Bistre tin n whnln, crop generally
hnvti shown Improvement during" tin
inontli of July, wild Hid exception of
spring wheat, which wait I'sUlnnled
an promlnlng n production, on Aiir
nut I, 1920, of approximately .10,
000,000 bushels loi tlinu tlm forti
cunt of July I. 1920
llulnfnll for tlm month of July
was morn limn twice the uortiiul
amount. Koine damage to liny in
sulted, uho in cherries, lull growing
cropi Krnerally worn mtiri benefitted
and Hi" prospect now In for tlm licet
per nrro yield of nil spring-sown
crop, ullirti 19 IC Tliero wan sown
hall damage. In the caMorn portion
of tlm statu, hut prnrtlrnlly no irop
loss from hot wind. I'retty high
tnmporsture prt-vnllnd In tho went
rn part of the Main oiv July fi mid
7, with moderately hlKh leoieirn
lures tdnewlttrr On Ilia S7tll aliovn
100 degree was reported from
polnta In the northeastern purl of
Winter Wh.il CompirstlYely
little threshing wn dona durltiR
July, hence actual yield per ncm ro
ports are not svallabln for tlm Iwnv-Isr-predaclag
sections. -On tho light
er landa of the wheat hell. IS buabols
per acre appears t'n ho about an nv
erago yield with a prospoct of no to
36 bushels ier arm on tho heavier
soil. Home western Oregon fields
qre producing ar to 40 bushels pur
acre, nnd" 2ft bushels In estimated lo
ho n conseriiUlYn led for whole
(ountlea, Tho avnrago yield per
j'cro for tbo alatn ns n wholo l oa
tlmsted nt 23 bushel.. With nti os
tlmntod area of 31,ono acres tho
Oregon winter wheat rrop for 1920
ahould ha ahntli lOOO.iintl biithel
'Tho 1919 crop was estimated (tln.il)
at 16,010,0011 bushel.
Thn United States crop on Aug
Hint 1, 1920, la vUlllintrd lit 032,
641,000 bushels, willed I nu Incroaso
of about 1 5,000,000 IniHlieln over the
J illy. 1 entlmulo. The fluul ohtlmntoH
for 1919 wna 732,000,000 bushels.
HprliiR Wheat Fiivoruhln grow
ing condltlnnn during tho month of
July Improved the condition of
spring "own wheat, thn AuriikI 1
condition fntliostntn n a wholo
bnlnR placed nt 93 per runt, Indlrut
Ing n prnhnhlo por aero yield of nlionl
19 bushel. With no out I in tiled
spring wheat acreage In tho aluto of
.128.000. tho total Hprlnc when!
rrop should he ahnut 6,000,000 limdi
eld. miikliiK tho total wheat produc
tion of tho alatn for 1930, around
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COI.UMIIUH, Auk 12 Willi
(loviiriior t'ox mi route in Cmrip
INirry, Ohio, lo deliver hln flrnt
iiildrenri alnro hln formal not til-
4 citlon of rnndldacy and, Willi 4
rrjtiklln Itooimvult on n went-
4 nru trip, thn Dnmnrmtlr plan 4
4 of inrryliiK their raiiKii lo tho 4
4 people today wna under way. 4
i PERSONAL MENTION I
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llerl t! TlionniH, who him
nptiiidlm: n fow daya ul Itm ky I'olnt,
reliirilnl on llio limit hint nlcht Mr
Tliomiia roporla o fine lime, mid hln
Niinhiiriieil faoi Klvea proof thai ho
Mpent u great purl of hi time find
ing Kvery tent wna oecupled lit tho
j renorl ilurliii: Mr. 'IIioiiihk' ntny mid
many tourlHlN were conped oiitiilde,
Mm. Hhermnn Drown Iiiih relumed
lo her homo nl Cryntnl after mi ex
leipled tlnlt In I'ortl.ind
I J (it raw In n county peal visitor
from 'ranch at OdoM.i
. I'red Inhnm, a ranfer man from
(JrantH I'nm, wna In town joKterdny
mi lnmlneiHt lie left thin iiiornliiR
' for Ihn fctlirn Journey lo Omnia,
j flareiiio llarrln wna lyire i'lor-
duy from f)lakliu lounly. Callfor-
nla. on biialtipaa roonerled with tliol
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development of mliiliii; properly In
W 0 West. Indian Agent, and
n If o. It, T Cooklnghnm, mliuilounry
In the Klnnmlb ludlaun, wild -Mix.
('noklnr.hnu nud Anna Hcotlold,
worn Inllorx In Klainatl KnlM
today rojn the Mamatli ngen
cy. Thn l'urty la ntoppliiR at the
While IVIIratt hotel.
A. U..I)up,orth la a city vlidtor
from Portland, Oruson, IimvIiir ar
rived on last nlght'a train.
Hoy Pruott arrived last night from
Atodfnrd nud la stopping at tho
Whlln l'ellrnn hotol during hla stny
J. II. Slcwnrt and wife, of Dayton,
Ohio, nro tourists who nro hern for
a few dns They nro Buestn nt tho
While I'elluiu hotel.
Jtidi;o N J Chapman relumed
homo Inst ulrhl after IiuvIiir tone to
I meet hlH daughter. Mist Helen
Chapman, of Heattle. Washington,
who will lsll hero for noino time
Mrs. I'nuU l.hurmuurc. of lUnldlng.
California, .iirompnuled MIsh Chap
man from Wevd uud will lsll with
old friends In this city.
Mr. mid Mrn, Ilalph Hum, of Ku
genu, mid Mr. nod Mrs. Will Hum
uud dniiKhlor (Irrtrhen. of l'ortlnml.
left Undone In a car ut 2 o'clock a.
in. isterdny nud arrived hero ut 12
o'clock lust night.' They wlll(slt
with their mother, Mrs Jimnlo Hum
Mrs. Iloy lllckmuii, Mrs. I, ('
KlKomoro, J, It. filsomom nnd U
Orlh Slsoniore, nro a pnrly of Fort
Klamath folk wdo urn In Klaniatlt
FiiIIh for tho day.
Oat ii July weather conditions
worn very fiivornhln for Iho dovnlnp
meut of tho oat crop, mid tho Aug
lint I londilioii flguro ns roportcil hy
flold u(di. (90 pur lenl) IndlinteKim
uveriiRo por nrro yield for tho atnto
of nhoiit II hualmlH. With nn osll
mated cat ncrengn of .IS 0,000 thn
J 920 crop should amount lo uliout
Tdo Unlleil Blutea oal rrop for
1920 In now- lyttlinutcd t 1,402,000,
MOO hushels iih co in pa rod wild tho
1919 ostlmnto of 1,322,000,000
eorrrTlnr-rormirtmr-or -tlio ciini
crop in Oregon on August 1 was
placed nt Ut ior rent, n fain of two
polnlH over t,do July rondtou fig
iiro. Oregon com In cmwn uiuliily
for sllugo purposes, nlthough an In
crousliiK parcoiitugo Is oiird your
grown for tho gialn. Thn United
RtatCH corn crop for 1920 given
promlho of ii prndiiitlou of 3,003,
000,000 buehols, cnmpuiod with thn
(1910 crap. of 2,77(1,000,000 hiiHholH.
Potatoes Condition of tho potato
rrop In tho Mnto improved during
tho inou(h of July und'wun rop'orlod
pts 100 per font of tho noni)al on
lAiiRiist 1. This condition promises
n ylold of around 140 bushels por
ncro for thn stntn nn n wholo. With
'n estimated acrnagn of 43,000, iho
1020 crop should bo approximator
(5,000,000 bushols, as compared With
tho 1919' estimate of 4,23,0,000
I'AlttH, A tic 12. A groat battle
Ik In prnKroiu on tho Kiiaso-f'ollah
front, upon willed lianga the fatn of
Wnmnw, nrordliiK to Information
tho French foreign office
WAItKAW, Auk. 1.1. The Polea
hnVo lntincliiid a counter offenalre
wild hayoneia In tho region of Put-
1 "'titnk. Ill mllea north of Waraaw,
whem (tin Ittunlann hare been atrlv
Ini: lo hrenk tho I'ollab defenilva
LONDON', Aiiri 12. Russian car
air) Iiiik reached I'raga, near War
saw, according lo wireless from Ber
1-AltlB, Aug 12. The Pollah arm
lntl(it nod pe.ico delegatea left Wmr
ruw U'l'dncHdny evening to meet the
liittitHlnu ilelei:ntcs, according to a dis
pute h i.o thn Temp, from Waraaw
WAKIIINOTON. I). C, Aug. 12.-
I'ollnh forcca defending Waraaw are
oiiluumhercd about two and a half
to ono. Delalln nf tho bolshevik
military orRnnlatlnn, received In of-
riclal circle (oday place the strength
of (ho Kov'et army at 350,000 men
Tho strength of thn Polea haa been
oMImntrd nt 110,000 mem
itt: oiti) sirr koii acourt
HXOW ON PIKrTH PEAK
COUHtADO HPR1NGS, All. 12.
Kvvmi Inchis of snow full on Plke'a
I'ciik, n rmnrd for August storms.
aeicrdlng lo rcHirts from the sum
mit, arriving, hero. Two lncteTo
snow fell today.
Oeorgn Chastalu haa returned af
ter a three daa' absence from the
Mica Mary Jenkins left this morn
ing for a alz weeks' visit In Med
ford, Grants Paaa and Portland.
Mrs. Frank Button and sea arc
lu town today from Modoc Point,
whnro Mr. and Mra. Sutton have a
M I). Hall is horn for a few dara
from Seattle and la atopplng at the
Whlln Pcllcnn hotel.
T. I,. Keith nnd family are in
Klamath Falls on u vacation trip.
Tliey nro guests at the White Pelican
Mr. mid Mrs. Q. F. Itlchardson,
Mr. nnd Mrs. W. O. Fennlmore, Al
bert Seward. Fred Snyder and wife,
T V, Griffith, and Mr. and Mra.
Jo)in llrnoko, Cecil Brooke, John
Ilrooko.Jr., ura San Francisco peo
ple who nro registered at thn White
Petlcnn hotel today,
Miss Melllo Parker,' nf Seattle,
Mies Viola Campbell, Roy Sloan and
1) II Campbell left for Spring Creek
this morning for a two daya' out
ing. It C Spink Injn town today from
Idlorest, on Spring1 Crock, purchaa
Mrs. O. Li. Onrler, who haa been
visiting fnr aovnral weeks In Wash
ington, was expected home last
Otto Untln nnd mother and Bob
Che) no worn In from their ranchea
I uho Mt. 1. rile I district yesterday to
in thn Ml. I.akl district yesterday to
it rr iingo for a road petition.
Mica Madge Dixoa arrived last
ulgdt from Poitland for a visit with
dor sister, Mrs. Charles Loomla.
.mihh Dixon is well known hare, bav
lug nttnndod high achool In this city
mid nh'u mudo nor home at tho Fort
for vovcrnl, rears. ,
Mrs. M. I, Johnton and amall son,
Frederick, loft this morning tor San
Francisco. They wero called there
hy tho notions; Illness of Mr. John'
nnn's father, Frederick O. Johnson.
Mr. Johnson, 8r.. will be remembered
by Klamath Falia people as having
madn a three monOB visit hart) with
hla son )ast summer.
tlovorond C. A. Edwards and fam
lly aro hero from Ashland for a visit
with Ttoy. S. J. Chftrioyfand family.
Their host took' them to Crater Lake
this morning aa a' starting point for
tnoir entertainment while in Ktam
There wilt be a business and social
moating of the Ep.'worth League, at
tho Methodist church at o'clock
this evening! ' "4ve' "
ASK RECEIVER ,
IIORTON, Aug. 12. Charles Pon
7.1, whose spectacular career aa an
Investment banker waa cut abort by
the authorities, today surrendered
lo a United Statea marshal!, and waa
placed under arrest, charged with
using the mails to defraud. With
Htata action against him momentar
ily eipected, Ponxl turned the trick
hy placing hlmiself In custody of the
federal authorities at the moment
the state police were petitioning for
a warrant. ,
Bank Commissioner Allen declared
the capital of the Hanorer Trust com
pany was probably wiped oat through
BOSTON, Aug. 12 A patltloa of
creditors of Charlea Ponsle, taking
for the appointment 'of a receiver for
bis business, waa filed In the federal
court here today, Ponsle baa been
In the limelight recently throagh
hla claims of having made 111,006,
000 In dealing In International pos
Bankruptcy proceedings were fil
ed' against him Monday and the
state bank commission Issued an or
der agalnat cashing of hla checks
by the Hanover Trust company. Pon
sle malntalna his business is solvent.
A sonsatlonal development yester
day was the financier's admission
that undsr the name of Charles Pon
xl he had served a term In the Mon
treal penitentiary. Montreal police
reported that under the name of
Ponxl he had operated there 14 years
ago. promoting a financial plan and
ojerlng large returns to invwetfrs.
The Hanover Trust company, the
local Institution In which Ponsle's
account Is alleged to have been over
drawn, wna taken In charge yeater
day by Bank Commissioner Allen.
Ponsla deelarea he will fight the
litigation that haa been atarted.
"When Attorney General Allen
atarta la to ascertain what my liabil
ities arc. I will glva blm aU Mm help
HMihto.- aald. "And whan ha
ta finished I win shew hint money to
eover them. But ha Is endeavoring
to find out what my assets are, where
they are and how I made my money,
and nobody knows that but Charley
Ponxl, and nobody else Is going to
know. I will die before I disclose
these facts to anybody."
FORMER LOC'AI R. R.
Word was received this morning
by.ohn Fame)!, that Lee T. Ellis,
who was cmplnjcd here laat year by
the Strahorn Railroad company, waa
killed at San Jose. It waa Impossible
to find out any details of the accl
dent today. The leUer to Air. Far
nell contained only the fact that El
lis had been badly burned and lived
for six hours after the accident.
' Ho la survived by a wife, Mra.
Emma Ellis, and two brothera and
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Noon and
daughter, Betty, of Los Angeles, are
guests of Mrs. Noon's brother, E. T.
Ludden. and Mrs. Ludden. Mr. Noon
Is an attorney of the southern Cali
fornia metropolis. Mr. Ludden Is
now having a two weeks' vacation
and both families motored to Crater
Lake this morning to spend several
Lester Black ot Keno, who re
cently underwent an operation at,
ths Warren Hunt hospital, has fully
recovered and left for his home to
day. ' Albert Comet, the Southern Pa
cific section foreman who was in
jured laat Saturday when thrown
from a "speeder and was unconscious
for nearly 24 hours, ta reported aa
rapidly recovering and If no relapse
occurs he will shortly b cable to re
turn home. He is In the Warren
Brady Montgomery of Grant street
waa admitted to the Warren Hunt
hospital this morning. It Is thought
hla Illness will not be aerious.
Mrs. F, Hill Hunter, who under
went an niwirillitn at thn Warren
Hunt hoanltal a few days ago la rap-
Idly" recovering and hr early recov
ery is iooksq rorwsra to.
V MAIIION, Aug. 12. Dales
tauu viacca iur a iimiieu num-
bcr of campaign speoehes to be
tmado hy Senator Harding away
'from Marlon, will be selected 4)
by Republican hwd'rs after a
canvass of locaj traditions In
sections to which ho has been
Invited to come. , The task of 4V
sorting the' Invitations waa
under way today.
ould yon thlakt
d for nearly SO year
to waken aome morning
and taaravtithat yon warn heir to &
f 90.000 Jajtfate? Welt, that to Just
what happened to Harry Whealer,
logger for the Ewauaa Box com
pany. After a search of three rears
hla attorneys located him la Klam
ath Kall.i, yesterday. He haa been
rooming over Braadeaburg'a Dry
goods star sines coming here.
The stats which waa left to Mr.
Wheeler" brjhla parenta oonslata of
116,000 In cash and two big ranch
es, one near Saginaw, and tan other
flvejnlles from Bay City. Michigan,
It la reported. Tho asw Islr ,Tf ft
this morning for Michigan to etelai
hla property. It Is sack happy, un
expected fortune JBat the taata time
logger could hardly believe that such
good luck waa possibly hla.
PASSES AT SALEM
Mrs. E. J. Boyd today received a
letter telling of the death at Salem.
Oregon, on August 6, of her sister-
in-law. Mra. Mary Pearson Miller, a
pioneer resident of. Klamath county.
Mrs. Millar lived at Fort Klamath
before ths government garrison post
was established there. She was ths
mother ot Mrs. Emma Corte, Mrs.
Kats Wordea and Watt Allred.
Many pioneers remember her aa
a kindly, neighborly woman, never
tired of ministering to those who
with her were bearers of early day
uaruampa, ana ner death will be
WILL KEEP STRICT
WATCH FOR HOODOOS
Judgo I). V. Kuykendall will arise
in the morning and part his hair
without looking In a mirror, will
eat bis morning eggs unsalted rath
er than take) any chances on tipping
over the salt shaker, wilt keep care
fully away from laddprs If he strolls
about the streets, and will probably
hire a bodyguard, ot small boys to
look out tor any stray black cats In
At least that la what certain cir
cuit court attaches asaert will be the
Judicial program for tomorrow. The
reason Is that It Is Friday, tho 13th,
and incidentally the Judge's birth
day. Aa the Judge haa passed a
couple of preceding milestones safe
ly on Friday, the 13th, he expects.
get safely by. ,
MALIN FARMERS. FIX
PRICE OF ALFAFA
The Farmers' Association of the
Malin district held a meeting Sun
day at Malln hall. Forty farmers
were present. They talked of prices
for alfalfa hay and decided what
they could sell it for. All were In
favor of J not getting less than S30
Alfalfa hay. la' less thls year-for
first cutting, but It is in very good
The next meeting will be held on
October 10, 0
The number of wsmen opticlsns
la comparatively small, notwith
standing fact .that it Is considered
an Ideal profession for women.
Fifty-five persons, including sev
ers! guests, gathered at the wesfcly
noonday luncheon of the chamber of
commerce at the Whlto Pelican hotsl
yesterday. The principal feature
of the meeting was a talk by ths Jtsv.
William Bobbltt, a pastor of the
Christian church at Woodland, Cat.,
who haa a far-reaching reputation
ss a Chautauqua lecturer.
Mr. Bobbltt made an Inspiring ad
dress In pleading for a better spirit
In community development work.
In the past, he said, communities hi
weighing their assets told stress 'an
on the material things, ths rssoaresa
tbat they could measure with ths4r
senses and which have Instant mar
But there has come an awakening
of community conscoasassa.;as salsV .
and ths most sdvssesd cities srs
realizing that there Is a spiritual
aids ot the community development
ths creation of a home snvlroamsat
and putting soul Into the body polit
ic, thst la more Important than ths
counting houses method ot compat
lag community resources.
Ha pleaded for a get-tafithsr
movement for the advaacemest of
every town, bettering ths savtrsa?
meet la -which the beys and (Iris,
the citizens of tomorrow', make rssdt
lor the, tasks ot cltUsnshlp whisk ths) ,
passing of a fow years .will patsa
apon them. '
While tMs waajtrsadsftavs r
spsMk.aa4f.tUa spanker 'asaast;i
with due seriousness, tks wksls was
lightened with numerous ssscdotss
and flashes of humor. Many.ot'kss
hearers were ot the opinion that Mr.
Bobbltt is the beat speaker who kas
ever appeared here. He is speadtas
a month's vacation camping In Klam
ath county. He has promised his
colleague, the Rev. F. C. Trimble,
tbat he will return later la ths year
and deliver a formal speech wksa
the bssement qt the new Ckrlsatast
church Is ready for services.
Formal report, from tho mamhsrs
ot the Ten O'clock dob will not he
forthcoming until next Thursday.
New members sre being added fast
according to formal report. A. L.
Wishard waa the first to report se
curing his full allotment ot tsa mem
bers. " t T
The guests present st the chamber
ot 'commerce luncheon wars I. O.
Jones ot Portland, I. P. Whitney,
of Eugene, aVi"- Hardenbrook and
F. J. Gowmalf of Seattle, and Wil
liam Bray, A,B. Collins snd A. Don
ovan of "Klamath Falls. Tks re
mainder of the 65 personsi prsssnt
were members of the chamber.
Under leadership ot Roy Wonder
ly the gathering tried out several of
the new "pep" songs of ths organi
sation and made a very consplcnoaa
success. At least if there waa!anr
harmony lacking It waa not due to
lack of harmonious 'effort. A couple
ot specimens of sentiment follow;
GET TOGETHER '
(TuneT Auld Lang Byne)
We're hero for the tun right from
tho start. , ,
Say drop your dignity
Oust laugh and sing with all your
Ann nnw vnnr ihtht.
May other meetings be forgot,
Join in the songa we sing today
Let this one be the best
Be happy with the rest.'
(Tune: "What's, the Matter with
What's the matter with Klamath
Sho'a an rjgnu , , , ""
What's tho matter wtth;ktomat
Out of sight.
For sho'a a live one and full ot Til
Now take It from me she's la the
What's the matter withKlamatk
Falls T 5Vq, - ,:i,
'She's all rlght.V "
WEATHER REPORT f' vj
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