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About The Evening herald. (Klamath Falls, Or.) 1906-1942 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 15, 1921)
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Member ot the Aaaociated Pr'eaa,
MftiMtii Vear-No. B7.
KLAMATH FALUL ORHOON,.
MONDAY, AUGUST. Iff, 19SS1.
PRICE FIVE GENU
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now Is face to face with tlM crnetal
neriodNn necotUtloai for Irleh
peace. A virtual deadlock la Mid
her to exist,- though tbo door Is
deelsred to bo vpen tor (urtbvr par
'Reports from Dublin regarding
th probablo action of tho Dall
Klreann, which meets tomorrow,
!rct Britain hu' offered Ire
land a dominion stsus, with con
plate autonomy In financial met
teea bat without Uriff or trade
."treUad la fraalM tbtt right to
mlaUla ie'ejwtf'Meteaso aad po
lio tareae; hat the territorial mill
UaV forced are to be kept within
reasonable limit. Ireland U to
asjfcataln her 6ir poeUI system bat
tojevasU Esglana air defense aaa
rommanlcatlon facilities. .,
iWalle Ireta;. to assums a poa
IttyaVot full' 'Independence a treaty
oruaoelatlaai !wtikUha BritUh earn
ofaseoclatlea) ;wlih' the. British
iiwlth a-roiia la auaaeated.
4Ta Ulster problem li to be left
teethe IrMitaVtnuaeat for oola
tlaV Ulster no far refuses 'to enp
aejt tho Wnn rela'but la.aald ta
bejwllllng to negotiate.
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' SALARY GRSE
Judgo Kuykendall hss overruled
the demurrer filed May 11, 121.
by City Attorney V. M. Duncan la
the csno of Henry 8. Wllion, chief
of police, sgslnst tho city of Kla
maih rail In -which milt tho plain
tiff sued tho city for $37C, with
Interest at six per cent, and
coata from Feb. 14, 1921, to aud In
cluding April 30, 1921 for lalary
as chief of police.
Thl nalary waa rofusod by the
city council on May 2, 1921. by a
vote of 3 against, 2 for payment.
JudRo Kuykoiidall in his oplnl'an
a, "It la altoROd In the complaint
that plaintiff performed servlcrn aa
chief of police under tho direction
of tho mayor, and waa recognised
aa such by tho councils Assuming
this to be true, as the lav provides
when trying an laauo of law on do
murror. tho plaintiff can recover the
reasonable valun of his services."
"This does not decide wbethor
or not plaintiff waa chief, of police
now, how long ho could oolloct such
nor how long ho could rotloct such
It'omponsatlon but coven only the
irjatter of his compensation, tor tbo
period and under the circumstances
alleged In the complaint, that being
tho sole Issue In tho case,
"The demurrer la overrule! nnd
10 days given to answer."
' ' Blnco May 2 Police Chief Wllsoa
bas been holding his position under
reappointment by the mayor every
five' days. Threo members "I of the
council bavo consistently refused to
allow his salary claim when It waa
presented each month,
Tho ruling on demurrer, while
It doos not sottlo tbo matter it the
city desires to answer and try tbo
case on the question of validity of
the chief's tenuro, Is a victory for
OPEN HHOP MOVKMj;NT;IiKflB
SmtONO, PAYS UNION LRADKH
t' TORONTO, Aug. 16. Belief that
the opon shop movoment In tbe
United States Is -on tbo wano was
expressed by Matthew Will, presi
dent of the photo engravers union,
In an address at tbo annual conven
tion of tho Typographical -union
here, Will scored ' somo American
publishers for attempting to en
force a 48 hour week',, -when, he
said, Ibpy had mado 4 hour agree
awnta.'" ' ' ' I n- ,
tdmntityf Soya H
,, DenntB Ra$MtIl
CALOARY, Aug, ID When Dr
nrumfleld waa tonfronted by Rherltf
Warmer of Itoeeburg today ho de
nied that he was Ilrumfield and as
serted his name waa Dennis Iluseell.
I to said thst nrumfleld was killed
In arif automobile accident August 13.
'The officers believe that Jlrumtleld
Is trying to lay the foundation for an
Insanity, plea. Ita bad previously
admitted that he Is Drumfleld and
voluntarily signed bis name to the
waiver of eitradlttoa procesa.
llrumfleU reeogalsed flherlff Btar
mer and addressed him n "BUI,"
but when the aherlff called him "doc
lor" he prafasaedj surprise aad said
h waa Raseell.
- Sharif t HUrmer eiperU to lesre
for Rosebarg with his prisoner to
night. Ilrutsfleid la vcri weak.
UPS ARE HELD
- Jack Morlsson aad Oleon Rey
nolds, who ara accaaad vot holding
up Mr. aad Mrs. R. E. Kremere
aad Ilarrr Kail near North. Beav
er 'marsh August S, wera examined
In Justice 'Oaghagens' eourt yester
day afteraooa aad bound over to
tha grand Jary. Neither was sble
to furnish $1600 ball fixed by the
totirt. ' i
' Tho two suspects did aot testify
but tbo Kremers did. Both Mr. and
Mrs. Kramer Ideal If led Jack Mor
laVo positively while la the caaa of
nrynolds.JKremer waa aot aa poal
tlvr na waa Mrs. .Kramer about
. Mm. raaier tealifiodr Ur.'ragard
to the hold up that a log lying in
the, road caused them to stop.a Jast
as the obstruction "waa removed.
Morlsson and Reynolds appearing
from tbe bushes, Morlsson. la the
lead with a revolver In hta hand.
Morlsson ordered tbe tourists, "Hold
your hands up or I'll blow your
beads off." She aald she remem
bered hU volea well. A little later
Reynolds said warnlngly "Keep
those hands up."
Mrs. Kremer said that whllo Mor-
Inson "was searching them, she got
a clone view of his eyrs and noticed
bis high cheek bones. A portion
of bis bald waa , showing where a
rag bound round hla head let It es
cape. She could not tell about Rey
nolds' eyes as ho waa too tar off.
However. Morlsson waa Identified
eyes, hald and volco; Reynolds by
his awkward stature and clumsy
sort of movement, also by his voice,
Testimony wustakcn on, Sunday
to permit tbo Kremers to hasten to
Portland to take care of their
children who were In charge ot
friends who wired them to come
home at once. The formal hearing
of tho two alleged highwaymen
will be held August 22. II. M. Man
ttlng baa been retained to lefond
Bherlff bow stated that when. he
took tho Kremers party io tbo Jail
the Kremers walked through, the
corridor and when they came out,
Mrs. Kramer said, "Bring thoaetwo
men on the table they are the
ones who held up up." Neither of
tbo suspected men spoke during
Make that Idle dollar workl Pat
it la the ttaak.
There Are Some It
Seema to Whom Their
Fame la Not Known
L08 ANOELE8, Aug. 16 "l3l
reunion 91st, division, Los Angeles,
September s4 and lv."
Tbe postoftlce late' In July got a
request to return 'undelivered mall
in envelopea marked tbua to 1112
Central building, Los Angeles. Tho
request was on a government form
Today tbe card came back to J.
W. Sutphen, once of the' 362nd In
fantry, chairman ot tho publicity
committee of tbo division reunion,
marked 'Ninety-First division of
And Mr, Burleson Is no longor In
GOOD MINT CROP
Harvesting of a ' 300 aero rye
crop, 200 'acres of which., it. is es
timated will yield 40 bushels to tbe
acre, started on the Pacific Mint
coBipahy'a' tract on tbe Caledonia
marsh this 'morning. Harvesting la
being done with a combined har
vester, "which will also cut tbe grata
crop on tho Klamath Mint com
pany's land, approximately equal in
acreage. , f 1
One hundred and fifty acres ara
ow la mint on tbo Pacitio Mint
compaoy'a tract, asys Jos. WetkJns,
Jr., manager, and' tho crop Is look
Ing wall. A lata spring prevented
tba planting of aa large aa aereafo
aa contemplated this year, but 100
acres are in readiness for fall plant
Vata and other parte of the new
still were taken up tho lata to
day for the Pacific Coaat company.
Soma ot the material Is on tho
ground and the still will bo erect
ad at once. It la doublo the capac
ity of the atlll used last year.
Prlcea for mint oil, though about
0& per cent under tbe 1120 prloa,
era profitable, said Mr. Vatkins.
His company aspects to receive
$3.60 par pound for Its oil. -
Fr Swim for
M. A. Mana, proprietor of the Hot
Springs bath hoase rama Into the
lmrald office this morning with the
flaeat messag aver for the klddlee
ef Klamath Fan.. "Anr child Ha
sler the age -at levaa -srho can fwr-
aieh a bathing autraevl towel will
be admitted for a trci awlm from
8:30 to 10 o'clock on Tuesdays'" said
"It you don't own a. bathing suit.
Jack Illllle or Dotty, bring your
coverall suit or bib overalls Instead."
In order that tho tiny folk
shouldn't have all tbe fun Mr. Mann
will admit all children from 11 to
16 year, tor the, free swim on Tues
days from 10 to 11 o'clock.
DKND HL'OUKHTH (IKXKRAIi
IlKTTKIt HOADH MCT7n.NO
A suggestion to tbo Medford and
Klamath Palls Commercial clubs for
a meeting with representatives ot the
Bend commercial body at Crater
lake to consider rosd questions was
made In a letter sent from the at-
flco ot the Bend Commercial club
secretary Friday, says tho Bend
.? .i Jffj DE-UC.OOS MRVAUWIH. iHbh
At a conferoaco of employers and
employees yesterday the threaten
ed barbers' strika was averted by a
compromlso on tba wage question.
Hours of work remain unchanged.
The proposed schedulo ot price re
ductions was accepted by the union.
Tho new wago will ho a guaran
tee of $28. SO a week and 0 per
cent commission on weekly re
ceipts over $40, Tho old scale was
a guarantee of $30 and 40 per cent
over $41.60. Tho scale originally
proposed by employers was a guar
antee of $27 and 60 per cent com
mission of weekly receipts over
Tbe new prices, effective today,
sro shaves 26 cents, reduced from
35; hair cuts. 66 cents, reduced
fri'in 76; plain shsmpoo CO cents,
reduced from 65; montlcello mas
sage $1.00, roduced from $1.60;
sblnea 16 cents, reduced from 20;
razor honing CO cents, roducod
Prisoner III; Said
To Have Tried Suicide
B. A. WsUon, held In tho local
Jail on tho chance of burglarlilnr
Joe Dewey's pool room at Merrill
several weeka ago, has tried to
commit sulcldo by hanging two or
throb times In tbo past few dsys,
fellow prisoners Informed Keltb
Ambrose. Jailer. He wss prevented
from carrying out his 'Intentions by
tho other prisoners. Watson has
been II) and apparently ta la a
nan aiupor raos. ou m umo. -ur.
Oeorge Merryman la attending him
Watson told the authorities he was
from Minnesota and had servod a
prison term there.
Fined For Driving
Lawrence French wss tried In Jus
tice Osgbagens court this forenoon
on tho charge of operating a motor
vehicle without an operator's II
cenno and fined $10 and costs. Tho
complaint' was signed by J. J. Mc
Mahon.'ot Salem, travollng deputy
ot the state automobile department.
this morning. ' '
Young French Is not quite 1(
years ot hge and was asked by a
local gsrago man to deliver a car
to tha ownor after H was repaired.
To accomodate the garage man,
French started with tbo car and
was plckod up by deputy, on tbe
THIS TIME OF YEAR
For Ad Club At
C. of C. Tonight
Tbo Portland Ad club will arrive
this evening about 7 o'clock, Secre
tary Stanley of the chamber of com
merce said this morning and will
bo given a reception and banquet at
tho chamber of commerce rooms at
7:30 this evenjng, t
Tba party ara Jo automobiles and
will como down the west shore of the
Iske. A committee from tbo cham
ber of1 commerce will meet tbem at
Fort Klamath. . i
It Is desired to have n large at
tendance at tonight's banquet to
show tho visitors appreciation ef
their visit. However, Mr. 'Stanley
aska those who, in tend to be present
to cell up and make reservations so
that tho caterers 'may have as es
timate of tbe number to be served.
O. C. Lelter, northwest editor of
tbe Portland Telegram, and' Ban If.
Lampman, feature writer for tha
Oregonlan, advance gnard for the
Portland Ad club tour arrived early
this afternoon, Mr. Lelter gained
considerable tamo In 1914 aa tbo
manager of tbe campaign of Wei.
"BUI" Hanley of Harney County,
for United States senator. Ho has
participated in several noted move
FALL TO COME
HERE AUG. 1 9TH
It waa dfiteety asrwtalaw.il
today that Hecieoanr 'WfMf -f
teerarr WrtMemlaa AtjamVats aa 4
tho date of tale vtstt Wlaaaalh
Falls. sbmodtsiMeaVM, -)(.
Crwto-r-UJm-1 ll X ft.
lac f rooa ttwre to Metfera. -
Secretary Of the Interior Fall will
visit Klamath Falls aad tha Kla
rasth- project ;oa his western tonr
of national parks, according to a
messago received lata1 ' 'Saturday
orenlng by tba chamber of 'com
merce. The definite' date 'of his
coming Is not rot set.
According to tbo Sacramento Bee
Secretary Fall aad 1.1s party are
scheduled to arrive at Lake Tahoe
today, motoring' In "over tho Toga
Pass rosd. The secretary- will stay
at Taboo for several days, says the
Bee's correspondeat. I
With Secretary Fall are E. O. Me-
Cormack, vice president of tho
Southern 'Pacific company, and B.
F. Bush, president ot the' Missouri
Pacific railroad aad Governor Wit
Ham D. Stephens of California and
Governor E. Boyle of Nevada to Join
tbe party at Tahoe.
A dlssstrous fire occurred at
Merrill yesterday morning, destroy
ing halt a doten Main street build
logs,. Including tbe city ball and
firn house, and partly destroying
tho postoftlce building. The con
tents of the postoftlce wero savod.
The fire wss discovered about 4
o'clock yesterday morning and ap
parently atarted in tbe kitchen of
Joa Dewey's. confectionery. One
theory as to cause is that a lighted f .
cigarette was thrown carelessly Into
The buildings occupied by Dew
ey's pool room and confectionery.
First SUte and Savings bank. Just
rented to Billy McOnlre as a phar
macy, Wright's confectionery, Of
field and Ratllffe'a meat market,
Murray's barber shop, the city hall
and flr house, were awept clean.
Contenta of' tha barber shop were
Tbe firemen managed to getrtba
hose from the burning hose house
aad during most of the time had
two lines of water playing on tha
flames . Tha fire waa stopped at
tha Riverside hotel.
Joe Dewey waa struck on ..tbo
head by a falling porch and badly
gashed when ha tried to aster bis,.
store to aava some-ot the stock. Ho -,
was treated by Dr. , Patterson and
It waa aald today t his Injuries wars
aot serious. i .- ,
. Taw la Merrilleecoftd Urge fire
In two years.. a, coeflagratioa about
a year ago wiaaag oat, a diock.
' Tha "poetoftice ealldUeT waa .re
ported - emu .damaged.
Attention waa aot attracted to
tha ttreUiUl the flames that start
ed; ln( thewejr' place had nearly
eoaeamed thaV building. Tbe crash
of the: falling walls awakened peo
ple and an alarm wsa Immediately
souadad. Had tha tire had five
mlaatea' further-headway, the lira
station t-would have been gone and
tba hose with It. -befora'tho firemen
could .rescue It. In that event tha
flro mofht have wiped ouU tbe
greatest part ot the town.
Trout Have Hardly
Fin Room, So Thick
In- Diamond Lake
Diamond Lake,. la literally teem
ing with trout, declares M. L. Rick
man, state" superintendent of trout
hatcheries. So fall Is tbe lake ot
trout from theymost extreme try
atage to tbe matnre, be flaya.tHat
the aurfaco of tha water heaves and
rolla In quite-eeaaa-llka manner.
"The greater number ot' the
ydWf fish In the lake this year..."
aald- Mr. Rlckman, "are from" nat
ural a pawn. The commission plant
ed a large number there some time
ago. but these alt hare grown nor
to a large slse " ,'
A falls la" the outlet 'of Diamond
lake, stated Rlckman, iwhlch alwaya
has formed an Impassable" barrier
to fish returning to the lako after,
spawning downstream', has 'been
blown out, so that -the trout now
may have unobstructed passsge up
stream after spawning time. The egg
taking station on Diamond lake,
which supplies tho hatchery at Kla
math Falls, Is to be moved from Its
present position half way up the
lake to the outlet, where, he says,
the water la much more plentiful and
conditions all around are more favor
able. -Portland Telegram.
LONE PINE CLUB WIUi , .
PICNIC NEXT BVNDA1T
A general meeting of the, patrons
and children of the Lone Pine dis
trict school house will take place
Sunday, August 21, when 'a picnio
dinner will be set In tho pore near
Ihe school. The occasion for the
gathering will be to describe 'the '
work of the school noultrr and gar
den clnba at Lone Pine, also to
have future work outlined by club
leader, Frank Sexton.
Oregon Tonight fair; Tuesday,
fair and warmer) moderate westerly
winds. ' - "