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About The Evening herald. (Klamath Falls, Or.) 1906-1942 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 29, 1920)
THE EVENING HERALD, KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON
FBIDAV, OCTOBKH 9, 1
Have Chance if'
(Continued rrom Page 1)
TO THIS GREAT SALE ONCE BEFORE, BUT WE WERE"
COMPELLED TO CONTINUE
FOR ONE MORE WEEK BUT THIS TIME WE MEAN IT
Tomorrow We Quit
AT THE STROKE OF NINE TOMORROW NIGHT .THIS GREAT
EST OF ALL SALES POSITIVELY COMES TO AN END THIS IS
YOUR LAST CHANCE
THE ENTIRE STOCK OF
i ON SALE SATURDAY ONLY
All Suits Priced to
One-Half Price, Saturday Only, 8
Black Twill Shirts
Extra Special in Work
All Suit Priced to
Sox, Wool Mixed, 3 for
k At These !
THE ENTIRE STOCK OF
ON SALE SATURDAY'ONLY
HART-SCHAFFNER MARX SUITS
AND CLOTHCRAFT CLOTHES
Eye On These:
All Suits Priced to
Ask to see this Coat.
Outing Flannel Gowns
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. SWEATER COATS,
of Insurance ware e?er delivered to
mo, or to my knowledge to any per
son! thai. 1 nnv itifwt iUm t
livery ot any policies of Insurance
nor havo I oyer Keen any pollen for
IDiuranuB on naia Dttllding.
Bat, as shown by a telegram pub-
llahnrf In veiterdav'a tlaraM from
Harrison Allen of Portland, counsel
hw T M Ttmivan. nlalntlff In lh
courthouse null, to hli colleague, C.
T. atone, tocai auorney, tne mana
ger of the Ietrolt Fire and 'Marin.
Insurance company; the Connecticut
Fire Insurance company; The Ameri
can Insurance company, The Flre-
mnn'a Piinil! Thrf North River In-
suranco and Manoror Insurance com
pany, hare each made affidavit that
policies wore written by their com
panies on July 90, 1920 by their Kla
math Falls agents on'the new court
house on Block 15, the-Main street
These affidavits show, says Allen,
Jhatthcso.. policies were written at -
the Instance or We county conn,
that thoy were written In considera
tion ot certain premiums and that
the premiums were charged and paid
And In the opinion of Allen, rank
ed as one of the beat lawyers 1b the
state, the affidavit in bis possession
are sufficient to Mow tnat judge n.
H. Bunnoll, In his sworn statement,
And in the county clerk's otflc
bore Is that part of the total Insur
ance, $112,000 Jn all, allotted to the
companies represented locally by J.
F. Maguire on tile tor inspection oi
any skeptical citizen three separ
ate policies guaranteeing the pay
ment ot $37,310 against fire loss oC
the new courthouse and other pro
This agent delivered his policies
and billed the county tor the prem-,
lum 444.47. J. K. Drlscoll and
Fred Dueling each took half ot the
remaining two thirds of the flll.
000, bat, presumably because the
county court feared it might weaken
fh.lf nnilflnn In the election If it be
came generally known that they had
tnken & sten that meant tactic accept
ance of the Main street building.
they did not tile their policies anq
Th nannl. who were wise enough
to elect Judge, Bunnell and Commis
sioner Short to conduct weir out
ness did not .evidently, possess suf
ficient intelligence to be taken late
the confidence ot the county, court
when thle Important step waa Ukea.
Maaulre's policies and hill were
tiled September 23. 1920. The eoaa.-tyeourt-
met-two days later but al
lowed no bills. On Monday, Septem
ber .27, the court met again and all
bills, were placed before It by the
All bills were allowed except Ma-
gulre's Insurance bill.' Now It Judge
Bunnell and Commissioner Short can
make the people of Klamath county
believe that ther did not allow this
bill because they had never seen It,
nor handled It and did not Know it
existed, they can rightfully ask them
to show confidence In their farther
actions by re-electing them to office
No member of The Herald statf
was present at the session of the
county court September 27. The Her
miA nniv Vnnwa at its own knowledge
that the Maguire policies are on tile.
II . t .... . fnr ta nnrnAaaa
in ma nmuuuia u v. -"--
stated, and that' the bill tor ine
$444.47 premium Is on file wltn tne
county clerk. It has the clerk's In
formation that all Dills were piacea
before the court at the Bepieraoer
i7ii mMtinr. The record of the
court shows this one particular bill
was not allowed.
Anrt Tim Herald draws the justlfl-
hia assumotlon that It was not al
lowed because the county court fear
ed such action would be used In the
courthouse litigation as showing
practical acceptance of the Main
street courthouse as county proper-
Could there be a clearer contra
Could there be a clearer exposition
ot the secrot methods pursued oy
this county court In transaction ot
On one hand tney puouciy uu-
clare that the Main street building
Is not a county building In all their
public statements they caroiuuy re
fer to it as "The Dougan building"
on tho other they expose by actions,
which always speak more clearly
than words, that they do consider It
n county building and as county
property they protect It with Insur
Tho handwriting Is on the .wall. In
.innai nMltles next Tuesday the
voters of America will overwhelming
ly retire an administration that for
secret methods and autocratic over
Minv tho win nf the neonlo has a.
unique piece In American political
Ami. if the noonle of Klamath
county road right the lessons taught'.
In the larger domain ot national pol
itics, the same retirement oi an au-
tnratln ilmlnlatra.tlon will follow
the exposure of the county court's
methods and procedure.
For in the words oi me man w
believed In the common people and
leaned willingly upon their Judg?
ment, iwhese policy of admlnlstra
tratlon waa as open as the 5f
and whose administrative method,
were clear as daylight: "You can fool
some ot the people all ot the time,
and all ot the people som. of the.
time, but you cannotfool nil of the,,
people all et the il-w."' k