bail 'ratty Hbr, XV ovij '"'J! Mlft vvmtw Today's News Today Do It Member of the Associated Press. nrtnMiiii Ycnr No. noHis. KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 110, JlKil iritfrain .JBiUOM&VK' CENTS MATH FILLS ACTS TDD LATE T CUT Reduction of frulKlit rutcN to Kln tnnth I'd I In lit up tn tho liilnrstnto commerce commission, reports M. A CallnKhaii, manager of thn Chamber of Commorco traffic department, who returned liittt nlKlit from Hint Francisco wlmrii lin Intnrvlnweil a ll u moor of Houttinrii Pacific offlcluW Ho discovered Hint tlui com anv on' March 12 fllod u Ijrlof, based on ovldonco before tho Portlnnd rate hoarlnR, Jiuiuiiry IK, lust, lit which Ktmnnth Falls wait nut ropruienli'il, with tho Interstate lommurcn cum mission, sotting forth proposals fr rntit reductions. Tho reductions proposed by .tlio rnltrond vary accnrdliiK to el'' hut thn uvontgo. nuyn Mr Calliighiin, Ik about 13 per cent. On third and fourth class rates, which applies to tho bulk of freight, thn iivorngo cut In about S3 cents on tho hundred pounds. A rulliiK of tint rommlsslen. m tabllshlng thn now rntin, may bu ox poctml In 00 duya, said tho traffic manugor. Proposals nf tho Portland traffic niuioclntlon nrn considerably groatnr than thn railway proposals. Considerable ('durational work will bn nncpmuiry. ll nppoara, to s tnbllih' an understanding that Kla math KulU, a thn second lurKunl shipping point In OruRuu.-ta entitled to consideration In uny giineriil rain roductlnna. llernuao Klamath Falls wim not represented at tho Portland ImnrliiK Mr. Callaghnn says, thn local com plaint ngnlnnt tho Huiitlwrn Pacific waa dlnnilnnm). and. wliatnvor rate reduction Klamath Falls got U not thn result of ltd own nfforta but In brought about by tho Mar for rate preforonco between Portland nnd Ban Francisco. In thn big Ramn Klamath Falls In simply u pawn. Local shippers will liuvo oppor tunity to mnkn their complnlntH to hondauwrtuni noxt wook when 0 W. I.uco, Rouoral trafflomnniiRor of tho Southern Paclflr, has promland to bo In Klamath Kails to Inves tlRato tho local condition. Taxes Pouring In; Three Weeks Grace Allowed This Year Deputy Sheriff llort Hawkins with threo anslatunts have boon oxtromwly busy nrnklng out tax stutemonUi and rocolvlne tax money, slnco Monday mornlnR, and Mr. Hawkins estimates that thoro will bo no cessation until after tho fifth of April. Kvory mall from outlying towns In tho county brings Us aharo nt chocks In pay ment of taxos. As usual, pooplo who havo compartlvely liirgo amounts to pay, protor to pay one-halt nt this tlmo, taking ndvantngo of tho pro vision In tho law which gives thorn a chanco to uso tho other half of thn tax money until thn nth of October. Ordinarily taxes would bocomo de linquent on April nth, but duo to tho Inability of tho nhorlff to socuro tho tax rolls from tho nnoo.Hsor on tlmo this year, Mr. Hawking said that at least three wooks Rrnco would bo Rlvon. OLD ADAOK IHHPIIOVKD WA8HINCITON, Mnrch 30. Tho hon that did tho cackling may not hnvo laid tho egg, government farm exports assort. They ndvlso farmon to uso trap nests In order to pin tho cacklor down to fads In tho way of eggs. Ily holding a hon on tho nost until roloaaod, tho announcement said, it was posslblo to koop tab on tho good layers, regordloss of tho fuss' raised by somo lions on falsa protonsos. Weather Probabilities Tho barometric prossuro, as Indlcatod by tho Cyclovstorma graph at Underwood's Pharma cy, has romnlnod almost sta tionary slnco yesterday noon. This probably Indicates a con tlnunnrn of tbo present cloar, pleasant weather, for anotbor 34 hours at'l'eist. Forecast for next 24 heurs: No changoia prosont weather conditions. M' Arthur Invites Harding to Legion Meeting In Eugene Herald WiiaIiIiirIoii lliircau WASHINGTON, March 30. Con RroNiumin .McArthur today conforrod with Prcnldi'tit HiirdltiK nml luvltud i I in to alti'tid tho annual convention of thn ntato of Oregon Amorlcan Legion (onvoutloli to bn hold lit Ktl gmm July 1 and 2. Tho president assured him that ho would lm ilullKhU'il to nccopl If ron illtloim would pnrmlt, but both tho president and tlio congressman ho llnvu that congress tit III will bn III Hussion ut that tlmo and that It would bo Impossible for tho presl di'iit to roach Oregon on that duto Tho priiHlduut said hu wui looking forward to IiIh Pacific coast trip with much imRornoas and pleasure and hoped to Hturt Imtiindlatoly aftor ltd Joiiriimont of roiiRroH. Mrs. .McArthur accompanied hor hunlmnd nnd wax presented to tho primldunt Junt an ho waa leaving. CoiiRrrssmnn McArthur nuRRonted to tho president that ho arraiiRu tho trip nu that ho could roI throo or four dayH of nnlmon flahltiR In hoiiio of tlio OrcRon streams, mid I tho presldnnt said notblnR would ipluavi lilm bettor EHHHR IS SEEKING TO GET HI DKPKST, March 30. Kormor UmpiTor Charles of Austria IIunRnry ' mnde a visit horn Monday with tlio ii'en of taklriR poancsslon of Hun I Rnrlun thronn, but was unablo to In I dure llm IlunRurlau Eovornmcnt to I fall l:i lino with his plan. It was I learned from excellent sotircea. Ail ! in Ira I Worthy, roRent, otter settlnR I forth tho constitutional urn! political objections Induced tho ax-monarch to promUo to return to Switzerland. Charles Is reported now to ba nt BtolnnmanRor, In west Hungary near tho Austrian frontier. VIKNNA. March 30. Tho Aus trian government Is taking ovory tiocnutlon to provont former Kmpor or Charles from reontolng tho coun try from Htelniunnnger. Another Messenger Has Narrow Escape Charles Shoehnn, messenger for tho Western Union, narrowly es caped Injury at tbo corner ot Ninth and Main streets yesterday, when a car driven by J. S. llatemun crushed Into him whllo lm was turn ing thn corner on his bicycle. Doth woro going In thn sumo direction. Tho wheel was demolished, but Shenhuu was unhurt. This accldont hnppondod nt tho sumo corner where Lynn Bkllllngtou, another Western Union mesosngor, was so badly hurt a couple ot weeks ago. According to witnesses llatoman was on tho right side of tho street und driving slowly. Bonanza Sewing Club Has Program Tho Ilonnnzn Husy Iloo sowing club held IIh rogulnr mooting Fri day, Mnrch 18, Aftor tho buslnoss mooting, tbo following program was glven: "Story of tho Origin of Cotton," Ada Flnckus, Piano Solo, Mrs. Doll, local loador. Song. "Orogon, Prldo of tho West," by Hlrdlo Hamnkor, Mildred Scott, I.oola Forrls nnd Mary Scott. Tho following commlttoo was ap pointed to soloct somo club sengs: Loola Forrls, Mlldrod Scott and Loyo Smith. Instructions on tho noxt les son woro glvon by tho club loador, nftor which tho mooting ndjournod until tho noxt regular mooting, Frl dny, April 1, GONK TO HAN FKANCISCO TO TO ItHSIDi; PKIUIANENTLY Mrs. Anna Honllne, her Bister, Mian Clara. Moon; Miss Emily' Mo shsdp, and Mrsv HbnJIno's llttlo daugbtor, Helen Frlotas, left for San Francisco this morning, whoro they will malco tlioir homo, T 1 FIFTY KILLED IN YESTERDAY'S GERkVlAH RIOTS ( LONDON, March 30 Fifty por (Hotia woro killed In yontorday's I flRhtinR with communists, nayn a Ilorlln dlaputch. At Mnnholm tho pollco woro at tacknd and rnturnod tho flro. At Dresden tho attempted rioting; was supprassod. Nlnoty-lwo communists including womnn, warn arrested thoro. Communlit activity In tho Ithlno roRlon la Increasing aaya a roport from DuHKoldurf. Home mines havo boon ROlzcd by workers. In tho Jona Rlass manufacturing dlntrlrt hoiiio success has altondod tho offorta of tho communlata to atari a Rcnoral atrlko. COLOONK, March 30 Efforts by J communlaU to cauao a Ronoral Htrlkn at RollniiRen hnvo failed, aaya a tuleRram from that city, which In occupied by IUItlah troopa. Illotura broko Into public building i In aoino of tho rural districts mid robbed Home banks, but woro routod by tho pollco. Get Your Dog Licenses At Once Chief of Pollco II. B. Wilson an nounces that dog licenses aro now duo, nnd advises all dog ownors who wish to keop their dogs to call at tho pollen department nnd aocuro licenses for them. This nppllcs to nil dogs over two months old. Fur thermore, said tho chief, license tngt) must lm ntlachcd to collars and pls.cod.upou the !q&t; as all -tasless dogs will ho picked up nnd disposed of unless their owners coma to thnlr roscuu. Tho town, said tho chief. Is oterrun with dogs, nnd If any por son has n dog which ho or aim would Ilka to dlsposo of, quick dis position will bo mudo of It It tho owner will bring It to tho dog pound on Houth Second stroet.Or. It unablo to bring such dogs to tho pound personally, a telcphono call sent In to tho pollco department -wilt bring an officer to any part of tho city, and thn dog will bo taken cam of Tho chief Insists that llconsos bo so cured at onco PROBINE FATAL CIIICAOO, March 30. Tho de fectives, who Invostlgatod tho Wall stroot oxploslon, today startod In vestigation ot tho oxploslon of tho Secret flro works factory In which flight woro klllad yostorday. Tho Amorlcan Hallway association assign ed mon to Investlgnto tho shipment ot explosives to and from tho wholtv salo notion cstahllshmoat ot Slngor, Schaffor and company. Wilson Wiley, Not The Mayor, Jailed Wilson Wiley, who Is llko tho ma yor of this city "in narao only," was nrrostod at Ilodford's mill noar Chll oquln yostorday by Sheriff Lloyd Low, who actod upoji advice from Rawlins, Wyoming, which charges htm with wlfo dosortlon. Ha will remain in Jail horo until extradition popors arrive SEEK ANNtlLLMKNT of emzENsmp. PORTLAND, March 30. Applica tion for tho cancellation ot tho cltt zonahlp papors of John L. Ethorldgo was tiled In tho fodoral court yostor day by fodoral District Attornoy Humphreys, who nllogod Ethorldgo ontorod tho United Stntos undor an assumed namo and conccalod his prison rocord. OXFORD CHEW LOSES TO OUVroiB RIVAL LONDON, Msreh SO. Cambrldgo won tho apnual boat race on tho Thnmcs today from its ago-old rival, Oxford. i N IDE T 5 Tl n , Ono hundred or moro mnlo rosl dents or this city aro looking long ingly toward San Francisco nnd wait ing anxiously for nows of ono B. Fox, who enmn hero about tbo 10th of February, look ordors for cloth ing nt prices which cortalnly did "socm wondrous chonp," and do camped leaving behind him tho as- surunco that tho clothing ordorfld would nrrlvo hero by mall or ox pross within ton days. Whon Mr. .Fox left tho city, ho took with him something moro than a bunch of or dors, for with each order his victims daposltod from 1R to $30, and In a fan Instances, according to stories now told, ho secured oven moro than that amount from sovnn.l of his dunes. With each order and deposit Mr. Fox Issued a rccoplt In tho namo of tho Western Co-Oporatlve Tallo's of San Francisco. No s'.root addrosn appeared upon tho lewplts, but fcp parently this discrepancy was over looked until after tbo tlmo tho cloth ing should havo nrrtvod, and tho vic tims began to look ovor tho receipts for tho purposo of learning tho quick est way to got into communication with tho company. A. Itaddor and Al Illumonsholn, who resldo at tho Hot Springs hotel, sent special de livery letters to tho Western C6 Operatlvo company at San Franclsc, nnd In duo tlmo tho postofflco sont them word that no clothing company of that namo oxlsted In San Fran cisco. Mr. Dlumonsboln frankly states that ho believes ho is "hook od," nnd that thoro ro at least 100 nio'ro men In this city In tho snmo predicament. Mr. Fox Is descrlbod as a roan about 3I years old, of ovldcnt Jowjsh extraction, ono hand Incapacitated, nnd of n sly. oily, demeanor. That ho is sly Is probbaly Indicated by his signature "8. Fox." which somo peo ple say describes him with exactitude tho Initial standing for tho word sly, and his chief characteristic of that foxy llttlo animal, tho fox. At least. 12000, It Is said, wcro garnorod by Mr. Fox. Oregon to Get Same Air Forest Patrol As Given Last Year Herald Washington Itureau WASHINGTON, March 30. Sona tor McNory today advised States For estor Eliot thnt Oregon would havo tho samo nlr patrol servlco nnd pro tection from tho fodoral government 1 thnt it had lust year, but that tho I personnel nnd appropriations would ' not permit any extension of tho scr t vlco. 1 This Information was In rcsponso ' to a lettor from tho stnto forostor, wherein ho said ho feared thoro would bo no air protection. Tho war department Informed Senator Mc- Nary ot tho abovo focts nnd said that tho dotalls wcro In tbo hands of tho gonoral commanding tho 9th army area at San Francisco. Sonntor McNnry tolographod him asking that the full amount ot pro tection onjoyod by Oregon forosts last year bo extonded this year. DANCE TONIGHT WILL K EXJOVAHMJ AFFAIR Tho assombly danco to bo glvon In Scandinavian hall tonight glvos promlso ot bolng ono of tbo best nttondod dances hold hero In months. Tho word has gone out that tho man agement has made arrangements for an ovonlng ot unammoratod ploosuro, and most ot tho dancors of tho city havo boon looking forward to it for days. For roal onjoymont, tbo man agomont states, you cannot afford to pass up tho Scandinavian hall to night. -i DAWES OOJDUTTEB WILL AID DISABLED VETERANS. WASHINGTON, March 30. A commlttoo of olovon, headed by Oharlos Q, Dawes, of Chicago, wljo seVve'd as a Brigadier General In rranco has ben appointed by Presi dent Harding to Investigate tho war risk bureau and tho treatment given disabled sorvlco men. Jurv List Drawn V For Spring Term of , The Circuit Court J Tho Jury list for tho spring term or court has boon turned ovor to the, 'sheriff by Judge D. V. Kuykondall,' 'and contains tbo following names: w. a, j ones, unanes rvcsior, iion-i ry Iiagby, H. B. Calkins, W. I). Cofor, J. It. Dixon, C. M. Hamsby, Otto Heldrlck, II. Nylandor, II. S. Wako-1 field, Clydo Hradloy, Tom Lynch, John A. Koontz, C. O. Merrill, James IJIalr, I. 8. Puckctt, J. W. Llndsoy, and A. M. Sutton. I Tbo caso of J. Bbaughnossy vs J. C. Kimball and Jesso Kimball, covorlng a domand for $1,050 forsorviccs ren dered, will bo tbo first tried during this torm. It bos been sot for April 4. Grand Jnry Called Tho county grand Jury will also convene Monday, April 4, to inqulro into cases awaiting Investigation. NASSAU, Ind., March 30. Virgil Dockor, his mother, Mrs. Lydla Dock er, and two brothors, Fred and Calf Docker, woro Indicted today, follow- ing Investigation ot tho death of Lo-' , roy Ijvott, Virgil Decker, has been held hero on a murder charge. Ills relatives wero arreatod lasfnlght and brought here. Lovott was tho'dou blo" ot Virgil Deckor, and alleged to havo boon murdered In an .in surance plot. , . Will Confirm Class And Lecture Tonight Confirmation will bo admlnlstorcd to a large class In tho Odd Fellows ' halt tonight by tho Right Rorerond J Illshop nobort L. Paddock of tho Episcopal church, dloceso of eastorn Oregon. Archdeacon Van Wotora will present tho class. After this cere mony, uisnop rauuocK win lociurt;. Following the lecturo, tho bishop, Archdeacon Van Wators, and tho nouiy contlrmod communicants will bo tendorod a reception. The pub lic Is invited to attond the confirma tion ritos, tho lecturo, and also the rccoptlon. Services will begin at 7:30. WKIGHKK CHKCKH 8. P. KCAIiKR, FINDS THKM ACCURATE Southom Pacific track and ware house scales woro checked yostorday by tho representative ot the Orogon department ot weights and measures and found In satisfactory condition of accuracy, roportod C. C. Miller, , Southorn Pacific agent today. i II, II. Frazier, In cbargo ot tbo water servlco of tho Southern Pa cific In this district, Is horo Inspect ing water Installations. Repairs, un- ' dor his supervision, aro underway to day on tho supply lino for tho local Block corrals. PORTIiANI) GAS RATE IS CUT FIVE CENTS PORTLAND, March 30. Tho pub lic sorvlco commission ordered tho Portland gas rato cut tlvo cents a thousand. Today's order amends tbo order Issued January 15th, which tncraasod Portland's gas rato. Tho rates is equivalent to a reduction of $100,000 annually In tho com pany's revenues. They aro based on tho new oil contract under which tho company Is enablod to got oil at a reduction ot 15 conts a barrel. INFANT GIIUj VICTIM OF WHOOPING COUGH. Dcsslo, tho two-year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Rao ot 803 Walnut street, died yesterday aftor noqu of whooping cough. Tho funeral will bo held from tbo Wlhitlock chap el this afternoon at 3:30. The Rever lentf B. P. Lawrence of the.Presby 1 terltn church wjll have cljars of the , funeral eorviee. ' Mr. Ra3 is the proprietor of the uruiur vaiu, INDICT DECKER MOTHER UNO TWO BROTHERS ruwtt iiMirMir DEFENDANT IN SHO SUIT Alleging nogllgonco on the part of tho California-Oregon Power com pany, tho London & Scottish Insur anco corporation has fllod anlt against tho powor company to col lect $98,08G.72 this amount of In surance having boon paid to tbo Oof maln company, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania said' to bo tho owner ot at least $105,000 worth ot lumbor consumod by flro whon tbo Kesterson mill at Wordonburnod on the 17th of last September. Tho complaint states that on the 25th of May, 1920, the Germain com pany owned a largo quantity of lum ber In tho yard and plant of tbo I. E. Kestorson Lumbor company at Ivan Spur, near Worden, about JO miles south ot this city, and that the lumber was insured for Its approxi mate v'oluo; also that tho California Oregon Powpr company maintained and operated ovor and across the plant and yards three oloctrlc wires with a capacity of 37,000 volts, the wiroa being strung about 40 feet from tho ground and Immediately over tho lumber. Being carelessly and unsklllfully hung, so tho com plaint says, ono or moro wires broko and foil on the lumber, sotting fire to It. Holding that tho powor com pany Is entirely responsible, the London & Scottish Insurance com pany, asks that it bo reimbursed In full for tho Insurance paid. Tho legal trattlo promises to be sensational, as tho California-Oregon Powor company Is known to have 'been at work slnco the tire gatbor ing evidence (o defend" tho suit. Ono "of tho main contentions of dofense. It Is nnjlorstood, will be that tho power company owned a right of way for Its lines before the sawmill and yard was established and that tho mill piled its lumber on the company's land without permission and against tbo oxprossed warning of tho division managers ot the power company, both at Klamath Falls and Yreka. There Are Several Ways of Spelling Hotel Clerft Learns "What's In a namet Well, it alt depends. E. E. Magee thinks there's a great doal In tbo spoiling. Mr. Ma gee spont a couple ot weeks in San Francisco recently and hob-nobbed with old fronda. Ho mot Frank Williams, a former resident of Klamath Falls, and they planned an excursion to Sacramen to. Williams was to call at Mageo'a hotel next morning and the start would bo made from tho hostelry. Williams was there on tho dot and askod tho clerk it Mageo was in. The clerk ran bis finger down tho regis ter and reported no one ot thai name was registered. "If ho's hero," ho said, "He's reg istered undor an assumed namo." Tho puzzled Williams wont away. Later ho mot Mageo down town and upbraided him for registering under an alias. Tho local druggist explained that ho was not n fugltlvo from Justice nnd huntod tho hotel clerk. My name's Magoe," ho declaimed, "M-n-g-o-e. How do you mean I'm not registered horo?" A glanco nt tho reglstor and tho clork was profusely apologizing. "I olways figured that tho only way to spell that name," ho said, "waa by starting M-arO." Lumbermen Discuss General Problems A meeting of lumberman Inter ested In local and nearby mills and factorios was held In tho Whlto Peli can hotel last night, the discussions contoring around tho general con dition of the lumbor Industry. Ac cording to several lumbermen pre sent, no definite action was taken pn vany phase of tho business affect ing the ..general public, etee'pi the proposed reduction of wigrs -from j'$'4.50 per dy for common labor, to '$3.20. This reduction will bo mode It doYOiopnients warrant Ut V .