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KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 1920
Fourteenth Year No. 3998
ANTWERP. Aug. H. Thn Olym
pic stadium wa opened today. It
waft a formal enrmony, staged with
a setting of flag, banner and Hut-1
terlng nnniianl. agninHt u Back
ground of whltn atonn, cement and
wood, with royalty, officialdom, di
plomacy, famn and faahlon partici
pating In thn program or represent
cd In thn boina. Hut thn thouianda
of spectator paclird about thn hugn
oval i entered their interest In thn
actual contestants athletes from
an natlona .who paraded thn arena
and tomorrow will begin thnlr test
of alrrngth and ak 111.
Thn spectator worn a rnmopnl.
tan an thn man of contenlanta and
In tlm rank of thn athlete were
rlllirnn of all thn countries whiiMJ
flaga,, flying from official, diplomat
Ic or consular hose, madn thn arenn
a colorful hodgepodgn llkn a warahlp
decked out with all her pennant.
Twn ftagii, thn (leriuan and All
Irian, whli h flow over thn stadium
In thn nlalti Olympiad at Klockholm,
were mlimliiK and these couiilrlca,
barred from participating In thn
meet, a wern all rncmlea of the en
tente power In I lie war, had no rep
reanntatlon either In thn arena or In
thn diplomatic boiei. Tbo Rusilsn
flag, a I no waa miming. In their
plan-, hownver, wen tbo athlete
and flaga of nation newborn of thej
war, Poland and Ciechonlovakla, lbs
tatter replacing Ilobsmla. whose
athletes, though than listed separata
If, had to march juat behlad the
Austrian at BtockholsB. The Jago
ftlava today replaced the SerMsaa
of IMS. . JL.
lTJseformarreremonles of opening
(he stadlam Included addreaaea by
the King of the Haitian, who offi
cially prcentcd the itadlum to Bar
on Plrrrn dn (,'nubnrtln, prcaldnnt of
the International Olympic commit
tee and by a number of other offl-
clala of thn llnlglan or Antwerp city!
government ami llnlglan OI)mplr
rommltlee There wn nlo trnmnn
dowdy Impressive singing by a Uel
glan choral soclnty.
The cheering wa contlnuou as
thn athlotea. filing In from the open
apace Just back of the itadlum
where thny had formed, nation by
nation, swung Into the nrena headm!
by thn member of the International
Olympic rommltleu. They marched
In alphabetical order, though tho
Belgian, alphabetically flrt In thn
llt, took last place, courleoua aa
hoRta. Thn nthlelu of tho varlou
Ilrltlsh dominion yielded their nl
phabetlcal precedence to tsnrch Juit
behind tho participant from tho
mother rounlry, (Ireat llrllnln, Thl
brought llraill first In linn behind
thn official committee
Kach group wns preceded by It
flag, and generally poaklng, nacb
group of national wit uniformly
drccd nnt In athlotlc tog, hut In
null of uniform cut and color. Boron,
howevnr, wnro In army or nuvy uni
forms. A they swung by thn royal
box, wern King Albert, Prlncu
Leopold and group of government
official wnro standing, they saluted
tho King. Borne of the nthleto paid
similar courtesy to tho ambsHsadors
or mlnlNters of their nation, who
had boxes all around the arona.
Whether It waa represented by
360 athleton, aa waaPranro, or only
a comparatively handful, as was
Japan, each nation participating
aeemed to have Ita npoclal clique of
partisans In the stands. Where pos
alDln,' tho spectators of ono nation
ality had grouped together. All of
the tourists who, for weeks, have
been pouring Into Belgium aeemed
to be there.
The American athletes, about 300
strong, wore cheered frequently not
only by their compartrlota In the
stands, but by the throngs who rec
ognised that the groun marchtaabe.
-hind i the stars and stripes were
among ma strong conienaers ror
Victory In tin serewth Olympiad.
Mrs. T. J. Mortell with her two
children, Ward and Marlon, left this
morning for Beattle, Washington,
where-they will spend two weeks vis
Mrs. Mortell'a relatives.
HKCKIVI5I) ItY IT. H.
pan' reply to thn American
note, protesting mcalnat (ho
Japanese ocrupatlon of (ho
northern part of Baghslln Is
land, wiib received at thin stain
department today. Tbo note
I) described a lengthy. It la
undnmtood that It wnnl thor
oughly Into thn whole question
of Hit Jiipannnn policy In Blber
la, Thn document, tognther
with thn original American
not'u, will probably tin madn
public next week. .
i PERSONAL MENTION
Frank Boston, snirelary of the
county fair board, T. II. Walters,
Charles H. Currln, T. J. I.eter of
Ml. Lakl and L. A. Went, chairman
of the county farm bureau llvotock
I committee, wern visitor In Merrill
yesterday Thn object of thn trip
waa to Induce Merrill farmer to
prepare an exhibit of livestock and
Wither producta for thn county fair
Ml Kmm Ilnnxlk accompanied
by her brother Charlea left thla
morning for llorknloy, California,
where they will again tako up their
work In the University.
Mr. and Mr. Frank Davis were
pasMingcrs on the morning train for
Ban Francisco. Mm. Davis I tak
ing the trip In at attempt to benefit
her health, which haa been vary
poor for some time.
Mra. 8. II. tlpjon la In town from
Portland receiving the yearly con
tribution for the Albortlna Kerr and
the Louise Horn's for babies. Mr
Uptea?ssp Klamath Kails la hn
thrifUest towa la Oregon aad that
tho people ara Ua neat geaeroes.
Mr. aad Mra. WHbar AraeM. of
Portland, ara expected tomorrow
night for a vacatloa vlalt at the hems
of Mrs. Arnold's sister, Mra. W. H.
McPherren. Mrs. Arnold waa Mlaa
Lillian 8chubert before her marriage
to Mr. Arnold.
Mr and Mm M. M. Kliher and
Illlln daughter Helen arrived last
night from their homo In South
Hi'tiil. Waihlnglon, to spend thn va
cation with Mra. Plsher'a parents,
Mr. and Mr. P. K. Ilannon.
MIm l.llllan Flint and Mr. C. W.
Parka left thla morning on the train
for Itoseburg after a two weeks' visit
with Mr. and Mr. Perry.
Mr. Oenrgo Watt and children,
accompanied by Mlsa Ellen McVeigh,
left yesterday for Rocky Point to
spend a fow days.
Art Kkwall Is a city visitor from
II ray. California.
Robort B. Binlth nnd brother arn
here from Hunt Rarbarn, California.
They ate making plan to establish
their home hero In tbo future.
II. II. Knox, of tho United Com
mercial company, Is In thn city from
Ban Francisco on maltors of hiisl-
nous. Mr. Knox reports that hi
company tin purchased tho United
Verde and Pacific railroad of Phoe
nix, und the Patterson and Western
railroad. They aro wroeklng both
roads and'offorlng tho mutorlal for
sulX, The roads woro narrow gauge
and Mr. Knox la hero to offer the
Miulpmant to tho logging companies
of Klamath county.
Mr. and Mrs. H. K, Myon and K
M. Myon aro tourists who aro stop-
ping at thn While Pelican holnl
Thoy arrived last night and will
hero only a short tlmo.
tarottn WIlRon I a Klamath Falls
vlHltor from Ban Francisco this week.
Dr. J. O, Patterson Is a county
soat visitor from Merrill.
Mr. and Mr. Leslie Rogera and
family expect to leavo this evening
for Malln for Via week end.
John W. Stout made final proof
on his homestead yesterday. The
land I situated near Recreation
Mr. and Mrs. L. L. McDanlel and
family are visiting at Bleber,' Cali
fornia, for a short time. (
i J. A, Pickle ha gone to Chlloqula
to enter the mercantile business. Ha
ha been working aa a carpenter la
Xlamath-Falla for about a year. l
Oeorge A. Wirt haa returned
from San Francisco where ho attend
ed the Edison Caravan, which was
a convention of the western divis
ion of the Edison and Victor' phono
graph agents. There were 18 reprs-Jath
WARHAW, Aug 14. The Russian
force attacking Wnraaw have wark
ed well toward the rear of that clty'a
defense and are attacking Plonak,
within a dozen mllee of the Vistula,
the northwest Polish line, according
to Friday night's official Polish com
On the northwestern front, along
thn lllalystok road, the Russian are
only 21 miles from Warsaw, this
mornlng'a nowspapem announced".'
MILI.KR HIM. HUNUAY
KC'HOOIi MOCIAb, AUOUaTT 90
The Miller Hill Sunday School will
hold a social, Friday evening, Aug
ust 20, In the Miller Hill school
house. It will he for the benefit of
thn Bunday school and book will he
bought with thn proceeds from the
sain of len cream and cake.
An Invitation Is extended to any
of tho public wishing to attend, and
a good time Is promised by the) Mil
ler Hill people who are striving fo
make the aociat a success.
I.AIIOK OOI'NCII, FlUX TWO
VACANC1KM AMONO OFVICEfW
At the meeting of the central lab
or council last night W. 8. Coakllng,
of tho machinists' union, waa elected
president In tbo place of C. F. Par
ker, resigned. II. J. McKlm. of the
laundry workers, was elected vice
prcsldont to succeed II. Inraan, who
haa left thn city. The terms end In
thn Utter part of November.
KflnUtlvv from thn factory at the
lonventlon. Throe days were de
voted to the Kd lite it people and a
woek to the Victor.
Jim Straw aad frank Xourtade -
ara city TlsHora'fraa iaatr i imachaa
In the Odeaaa district.
A. E. Bolton la here from San
Fraadace for short basin trip.
He arrived last night aa is stapplas
al the White Pelican hotel.
Jease W. Churchill arrived lash
night from Yrtca, California and la
a guest at tbo Whits Pelican hotel.
Mr. and Mrs. Levi McDonald are
expected In from their ranch home
in Langell Valley tonight.
Donald Foster is a city visitor
from Algoma this week.
H. C. Boone and wife arrived last
night from Los Angele for a vaca
tion trip in Klamath county.
Evelyn Richard I a tourist visi
tor In Klamath Falls from Boston,
Mr. and Mrs. C. I.' Wlnnlck are
hero for a couple of daya en route to I
California by car. They have been
making a tour of Oregon for the put
few week before going Into Califor
nia. Friend win bo disappointed
in the shortness of their asay.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Oordon left
this afternoon for the Lake o' the
Wood, where they will spend the
week-end at their cottage.
Miss Byblo McLennan aad Mlsa
Ruth Ileanoy came In last night
from Alameda, California, on a ight-
Alox Rold and wife are here from
Macdool for a few daya' visit. They
aro stopping at the 'White Pelican
Mr. and Mrs.' A. J. Swift, of Lafco-
view aro hero today on their way
home from San Francisco. Mr. 8wift
Is a one-tlmo resident of Klamath
Falls, having been employed .by the
grocery firm of Shallock ft .Daggett.
Ho I interested In tho Commercial
Bank of Lakevlew at thl time.'
Mr. and Mra. Earl Shepherd havo
returned after an extended, visit to
various California points .
Mlis Clara Calkins, Miss Mellla
Parker and Mis Audrey Roberta
left thl afternoon for Crater Lake
where they will spend the week-end.
John Shepherd waa a couaty seat
visitor treat-hi reach at Pins Grove,
C. J. Frserlcks, who has beea act
ing a advertising manager for the
Golden Rule company, will leave to-
morrow fdr Berkeley, where ho will
enter the University. Although Mn
Frserlcks has been here but a short
t)me hs haa mads many friends
among ths 'business people of Klaav
telegram received thl morn
by the chamber of commerce
from the aaalatant director of cenau
at Washington, said that the petition
for a recount of this city's popula-
(linn tiarf fiAJIIl rrlvft anil Mil IflVftll'
tlgsllon of the return on file In the
census bureau had been atarted.
The census director asked for the
number of children shown by the
last school census, with maximum
and minimum school ages. Thl In
formation waa In the original request
for a recount, except aa regards age
limit. Ha aaked also If the 4,000
registered voter resided within the
On Monday last, Mrs. B. E. Mar
tin, Mrs. C. M. Ramsby, Jennie
Hurn and Mrs. Oeorge Humphrey
were hostesses at a party honoring
Mrs. Delia Bmlth and Mrs. Kate
Klopton Wells, at tho homo of Mr.
Tbo evening wa spent in renew
ing old acquaintances and making
now. Miss Elisabeth Ramsby en
tertained tho guest with several de
lightful and pleasing piano selections
and at the close of tho evening re
freshment were served.
The guest list follew: Mr. and
Mra. Bam Summers. Mr. and Mr.
Oeorge Humphrey, Mr. and Mr. W.
O. Bmlth, Mr. and Mr. Allen Sloan,
Mr. and Mr. C. M. Ramsby. Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Shallock. Mr. and Mr.
Claude Daggett, Mr. and Mr.
Charles Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. Rob.
Baldwin, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Apple-
a'ato, Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Houston,
Mr. and Mrs. Oeorge Blehn, Mr. B.
B. Henry. Charles Martin and Mr.
Clarice B. Wordea.
Saturday afternoon Mr. Leslie
Rogers was hostess at a charming
party coaaUasatlBg Mia. Evaa R.
Rsames, who left for her horns In
Sea Francisco, with Mr. Reames.
Bunday. The afternoon wa devoted
to "five hundred.'! Mr. Fred
8ballock .received a prlxe for high
store and Mrs. Reames was present
ed with the guest prlxe by her hos
tess. The forty-four guests were receiv
ed In rooms that had been mad gay
and summery with many yellow and
red midsummer flowers. A dainty
and refreshing luncheon waa served
during the course of the afternoon.
Mrs. Fred II. Cotor entertained
Tuesday with a delightful party for
her little daughter. Helen, on ths
occasion of her 7th birthday. Mrs.
Cofer wbb assisted by her mother,
Mrs. Robert Mounter, in entertain
ing the young people. Ice cream and
cake were served on the lawn at
the close of the afternoon. The lit
tie guests wore, Helen and Elaine
Chaney, Dorothy Skilllngton, Letta
Kenyon. Jean Ernest, Nadean O'Flar
Ity, Ruth and Helen Cofer and Oer
Mrs. Fred Mills was hostess Wed
nesday at a small Informal luncheon
for Mrs. William Tathum, who Is
visiting with Mrs. W. M. Duncan
from'. Springfield. Tenn. The dainty
repast was sorvod at one o'clock
and the afternoon was spent at
bridge. Tho guest were, Mra. Tat'
hum, Mr. W. M. Duncan and Mrs,
The Krlda Club met Tuesday with
Mr. G. A. Krause. Besides the club
member there were several out of
town guests. They were, Mrs. Wil
liam Tathum of Springfield, Tenn.,
Mrs. Ernest Noon, of Los Angeles,
and Miss Julia Walters of Missouri,
who is visiting her sister, Mrs. K. G.
Ml Helen Turner celebrated her
eeveuth birthday reeently with a
party to several small friend at ths
home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
David Turner, in Langell Valley.
"TasHsrald la la receipt ot a tat
ter from W. M. Moetellus, sale man
ager of the Klamath Development
company, announcing hi marriage
WIIEBLING, W. Vs.. August
14 Governor Cox today open-
od fire on his Republican oppo-
sltlon, charging Its leadership
with "attempted trickery" of
the American people In oppos-
Ing the lesgue ot nations and e)
with conducting their campaign
behind a "smoko screen" to
secure partisan spoils.
Ho nsld that "powerful com-
blnatlon of Interests wa now
attempting to buy government e)
control," charging that "mil-
Hon and million are being
raised In campaign contrlbu- e
JAILED ON LINE
Sherman Douglas, . apparently
about 25 or 30 year old, and a wom
an companion, were taken into cus
tody yesterday afternoon by Deputy
Bherlff Oscar Shlve and ara held
for the Eugene authorities. Sheriff
Fred Btlckcl of Eugene wired thla
morning that Douglas was wanted
for automobile thettt adultery and
another statutory charge Involving
assault upon a woman. He also
asked for the arrest ot Douglas' girl
companion, who spent last night la
rooming house while Doaglas oc
cupied a cell in Jail.
The couplo were arrested mldwsy
between here and Ashland, while
working upon their automobile
which had broken down. They came
here from Bend and it was laJvrWa
tlon from Sheriff Roberts st Bend'
thst caused 8heriff Humphrey to be
enthe lookout tor the pair. When
first arrested Doaglas said that the
girl with him waa hla wife. Later,
he admitted they were aot married.
The girl was booked st the
sheriff's office under the nsms of
BOSTON. Aug. 14. Raymond
Meyer. Charles C. Meyers, Charles
8. Brlghtwell, secretary, manager,
and president respectively of the Old
Colony Foreign Exchange company,
were arrested yesterday, charged,
with conspiracy to defraud, as tbe're
suit ot Investigation ot sensational
financing methods which started
with the inquiry into operations of
Charles Ponsl. Federal authorities
say the company operated similarly
Ponxl was surrendered by his
bondsmen yesterday and turned over
to a United Statea marshal. His sur
ety was withdrawn for business rea
son. A blanket warrant, Including
fifty couats. charging Ponxl with
larceny, waa Issued.
MERCURY HITS 100 MARK
The weather god seems to be tem
pering with us by degrees. Yester
day the mercury mounted to tho 100
mark. Thursday It was 98 and
Wodnesday 91. Yesterday'a tem
perature is tbo record for the sea
In Mfllln-the-mercury-coared to-
103 degrees, It was reported.
to Mrs. Irene V. Alexander at Yreka,
Cal., Tuesday evening, August 10,
at 10 o'clock. The bride is from
COX OPKNtt KIRK ON
Orland, Cal., and the wedding was)duced ,n lBe teitlmonyi u
attended by her brotner, wuiiart) i known today.
Spence. of Orland, and hla family.
Mr. and Mrs. Monteltus are spend- WEATHER REPORT
Ing their honeymoon In an extended'
camping trip In Northern California.! OREGON Tonight and Sunday, t
'fair: continued warm. '
The Happy Hour Club met Tues
day afternoon with Mrs. George
Humphrey st her homo oa High
street. The atternooa' waa spent
sswlnsrand'vialtlns aad a dainty re-
past waa served to the guests by Mrs.
Humpnrey. - -rnose present were,
Mrs. H. B. Momoyer, Mrs. Harry
Richardson, Mrs. W. O. McMillan,
tMrs. 8, T. Summers, Mrs. Lloyd AI-
ford, Mrs. Wellington Temple, Mrs.
W. J. Stelnmets, Mr. Jennie Hurn
,aaw alias t awvinn
FROM MINT LAND
Harvesting of tho mint crop oa
the 40 acres near Eagle Ridge,
planted this spring as aa sipsrlasat
by Cspt. J. W. Sleawas, Jsstee
Watklns, Jr., and Dr. Gaddss. will
start within a couple of weeks, said ,
Mr. Watklns who wss la frosa Bsgts
Metal parts of tho still that to to
be erected are ea route from Bsgeas.
The vats ara already here aad sesss
.time aext wsek the work of aeeaasb
llng ths still at ths tana wfH ha
started. Waea It la ready the har
vest will begin.
The still will have a cspaelty ot
160 pounds every ten hours snd will
be opersted two shifts dally, pro
ducing In the neighborhood of 300
pound ot oil a day. It will take
two or three weeka to handle the
crop. " .
The mint i now waist high aad
nearly matured, "said Mr. Watklas;
a fine, even stsnd which hs eetlautes
will run (0 pounds of oil aa acre.
This is a high average for tho first
year's crop. The second crop to al
Besides the oil snd the palp left
stter crushing, which Is excellent
stock feed, there will he -a vsst .'
Ity ot root. It Is estimated that there
will bo' surplus roots-from tho 4
acre to plant 1500 acres more. They
are fine, sturdy stock, mack tarsjor'
than Willamette valley roots. -
r Ground is belag tuned by a tree-.
tor outfit on the Klamath Mint eoa-
pany's portion ot tho Calsdoala'
marsh for aflat planting. Tata ceo-,
pany otpecte to plant 109 seres of
the 1C00 seres ot bottom Ua4 1V
hmlnt bpt'xt spring. - Jeka DaTfsa,?
pioneer Willaaeetta. valley 'grower,
with Capt. Siemens aad other local?
men, Incorporated thla compear aadj
purchased about 2500 acres of tho.
marsh recently. About, 100 scree
Is hill land. Eventually all the bot
tom land will be put Into miat, a.
four or five year program. la tho
meantime that which Is not ha attat'
will be sown to cereal crops. Rye.
higher than a tall ataa'a head Is at
present growing oa part of tho tract
and promise a bumper yield.
Messrs. Siemens, Wstkins aadjt
Gaddes own some 1300 sdjolalag'
acres. 900 ot which is marsh. Five;
hundred seres ot this is calculated
to be In mint by next year, and oroa-v
tually all the marsh wtU bo ptaateer
To take care ot next year's crop;
it will be necessary to have greater
distilling facilities and It Is plaaaed
to erect a large still In this city, ac
cording to a statement by Mr. Dsvtss'
ROMANOFF JEWELS. .
WASHINGTON, D. C. Aug. 14.
Over 100 diamond, supposed to have
been part of tho famoua Jewel ot
the Rusalan royal family, addressed
to "Comrade Martens," have beea
Intercepted by custom officials while,
en route from Soviet Russia to tho
United States, according to evi
dence Introduced at the deportatloa'
proceedings against Ludwlg Martens,
self-styled soviet ambassador totals'
Details of a regularly established
carrier service between bolahsftk!
agents and soviet representatives In'
New York, by which large quantities
ot Jewels have been transported for
six months past also has been Intro-s
COMMISSION SPLITS RATE
AHKKD BY KXJWBM CO.
WASHINGTON, Augast l.f
Aa. increase of 12.6 per cea la4 '
express rate waa aataofhaajk
yesterday by the InUrstaAs'
commerce commission .The'-4hj "
e request of- the American ltai
way express company for It-
e cresses averaging 15.11 fHli'il
csnt was found unjustified.