' 1, X;t53jY' Wnp lEutfttfttg Iteralft in as" A Class Ad Will D6 It Te4ms .-'rfiiiiliJW. i & Member of the Associated Press. rlfUTiith YtMir. Nil. (I(XM. KLAMATH PALLS, OREGON, TUESDAY, AUG USX 8.1. IDS I. PHICBPIVK pi i SHASTA VKLLEY DETERMINED TO W ITER (lovoriimrnt control of tlin Klinntn Valley Irrigation illVrlct, estimated In tentative survey ut approximate ly 120,000 seres, making It part of tho Klnmath Irrigation projoct, In now tho aim of Its promoters, who In eonferonen with Hecrntnry I'nll Sunday secured mi Investigation by A. !. David, director of tho United States reclamation sortlco. It U planned to lako water from the Klamath river a short dlstanco below Keno throuih a Innx canal syrictu that would carry It ovar iho iiuiuntalm and drop It Into tho Shasta Vulloy. Tho nurpltu toft for Irrigation of tho Bhasta Valioy lands would tun off Into tho Shasta rlvor and again luto tho Klamath, Kitty thousand dollars aas boon ruined for .purposes or InvestlKittlon $20,00" hy upproprlatloit af tho Callfornlii legislature; $26,000 by assessment of thn property In tlio district, and $5000 hy donation of tho U 8, reclamation service, This fund will be used to dolor mlno tho feaslhlllty or tho plan, thn Investigations of engineers so far having failed to reach thai point. Thn cent has been turiously estimated In the punt IS cnrs by reclamation ncrvlcn siirvnjs and pri vate) engineers at from $4,000,000 to lir.,000,000 E. C l,n Hue. hydraulic onglnoer, of Pasndrnu, California, examined tfca district, as a representative of tho I' H Geological survey In 1920., Ills letter to C. W, Watson, dls trlrt engineer, Is In tho records of a hearing looking toward formation of the Klamalli-rlltb)tft'1fn(Uilon project, held at Yreka, May 10 to 14, last, lln says In part' I note that certain Interests In Klamath Palls uro lining up against thn proposition to dlvort tho Klamath Itlvnr water Into Shasta Valioy Tho Khusla Vol toy prnjocl will probably- cost from $10,000,000 to $10,000, 000. You suraly did not ox pec t to carry through a development of this magnitude without oppo sition. It tho project la feasible It certainly should lo developed. Tho people or Shasta Valley nro vitally Intoreslud In tho den lopment or this projoct It li therefore to their Intorost In take steps nn will dutermlno its feasibility. If tho people of Shnsta Valley arc looking for advice from Klamath Falls, It la soir-evldont that Kbnstn Valley will miter bo Irrigated. 1 perhaps Imvo as much or morn knowledgo regarding this proposed development thun any other engineer. I spont threo in out lis In tho Klamuth River line In this summor- A con nldornhlo potion ot this time win spent In thn study or problems directly and Indirectly related to the 8hasta Valioy project. No engineer or any other or nou, with tho diitii uNnllublo nl the pre no lit time, would ho Justi fied In suylng thut tho project Is lint foiuilblo, Tho feasibility or tho project cannot bo dolormluod until n through study bus been iniulu of tho available water supply and dolallod surveys huvo been made 1 to show definitely tho amount of ' laud that can bo Irrigated, nnd tho cost of tho Irrigation aystouin necesHury to put tho wator on tho land, It Is my opinion that tho peopln or Hhnutii Valioy should causo Investigations to ho uiado In or der that tho feasibility of thin projoct may bo dotormlncd at thn ourllost posslblo dato. It must bo apparent that tho right to divert tho Klamnth rlvor Into Shasta Vulloy can bo obtained now at Iosh cost than , 'at any future dato. Just how fast tho projoct would go ,abnud It it proved fenslbla In a matter of conjecture. It would probably bo flva or six years, say engineers, baforo tho Shasta Valioy district could iiiuko uro uf tho Klu m nth rlvor water, Thoro Is a stu pendens engineering proble'm Involv ed. n tho building of tho canal sys tem. , There uro throo Interests at pro sont Involved, whono Idons Imvo, not boon reconciled, tho Klamuth Irri gation projoct land owners, tho Cal Ifornlii Oregon Power company 'and tho' Shasta Valioy residents. Quo thine uppermost in tho minds ot local persons who tako any interest in tho matter is tho ab sence ot drainage problems It tho Sheriff Threatened For Alleged Favor To Dr. Brum field UOHKMMtn, Aug. S3. Hborirf Htarmer today received a Inttor sfgned "I W. WV" from Portland, thruatenlnc him with douth for his nllrgod good treatment of I)r. Ilruni field, Thn thrcnt, penned In red Ink, nald tho I, W. W. would Invade Itosuburg seven million jtroug. Sheriff Btnrm or toro up tho latter, saying "Lot thorn como, lie denlod Ilrumflold had I ecu favored CO. TO DRILL Thn Klamath llnsln Oil & (las company Is thn latest to entor tho local field. Announcement of Its plant was madn to'day by II M. Johnson, onn of tho Incorporators, who nald drilling on their location, 400 yards southeast of tho Siemens' well, should start not later than Thanks giving day. Thn Incorporators, If. M, Johnson, II. W. Ilaldwln nnd W. A. Cloud, nro men who have had experience In tho oil fields In Nnvudn and Imvo been hern ovor a month looking Into tho Klamath llasln as a field to exploit Many leases havo boon secured which Join tho Slomonn' well nito on the northwest. Tho location where tho tint well will bo drilled has been selected on tho (Icorgn Orlxzl place, selection being made after a cnrcful study or thn conditions In That vicin ity. Mr. Johnson stutc thn evidence of oil, structure In this locality can not bo donled and with this fact self oklilNlt, dlffoient geologlitg havo se lected this stto and territory for the lest hole to ascertain thn apex or structure. They hold that their theory Is proved by tho gns pocket and ell discovered In tho Siemens! well, showing that thn center or tho alloy Is tho antl-cllno. This theory Is responsible, they key, tor tho se lection of the land on this structure for their drilling operations. Credit Is given for tho Investigations con ducted at Iho Slcruons' well for tholr location and Mr. Johnson feels that from his survey in other localltlos, undor similar conditions, lliajt tho Hlimrns' well will provo a rood pro ducing woll. Tho Klamath llasln company la capllalUod for $200,000 and tho first Issue of stock will bo sold at ten I'ritn a sharo This moo Is made to onablo the small Investor to so euro stock at a price rwlthln his limit. A. largo slzo Okell rotary combi nation drill will bo used 'In thn op erations here. Tho offlcecra and di rectors will ho comprised of local men nnd will bo a representative company. An organization meeting In expected to tuko plucn soon. Banker Back From Long Vacation Trip Charles Halt, prcsldont or tho First National bunk, and family, re turned today from a vacation lslt to Murshflotd and othor cities on tho ioa.it, and between, Thoy cov- erod 1G00 piles on tho trip. While away Mr. Hall attended tho Elks convention at MjirHhrtold, hla former homo. Others who attended said that tho "Hull for governor" topic was much In uvldonco in con vocation. Mr. Hull himself said to day that ho was Just where ho was when ho loft hero regarding, tho gov ernorship flattered that ho would bn considered fit for thn otflco but with no nnnouncomont to maka. Shasta Valley district bo taken ovor by tho government thero would como u tlma In Its devolopmont when, becauso It wnu unhnmporod by drnlnago difficulties, it could mulco beneficial uso of tho waters of tho Klamnth wator shod, and In face ot audi bonetlclnl uso Kla mnth- could not rotnln tho wator by any claim of priority ot water right. Tho power company, in caso irri gation took alt tho water available would bo forced off tho Klamath rlvor. with componsutlou, ot cdurso, tor Its plant und powor sltca, ANOTHER OIL COUNCIL LETS CONTRACTS FOR FI1C SIXTH Tho attention ot tho rlty council last night wan devoted to paving mat tern and ono of tho contracts let last night will bn hailed with great do light not only among local nutomo blllstn but among tourists, tho scar ifying or thn rough ntrotch ot pav ing in front of thn Kwuuna Ilox'fae tory on Sixth stroot. This contract wus let to tho Warren Construction company for tho scarifying of three units of 5,434 yards ut 20 cents, nmountlng to $1,080.80. Among tho audlenco at thp council last night, much comment aas created by this contract as thn roughnoss of the spot in front of tho Eweunn Box company hat been a "soro spot" with many people in thin city. Thn contract for Installing drains, inunholrs, catch basins and tho mov ing nnd installation ot punipa in tho south Sixth street district near tho railroad crossing, was let to Lorcnz riumblng company aftor two votes on tho proposition by tho council. ThL first voto taken on the matter showed tho voto standing Council man Hawkins, McCollum and West, nay, nnd llogardus and Vollmer, ayo. Separation of tho units followed and tho voto to lot tho scarifying Job to tho Warren Construction company nnd tho drnlnago and piping Job In I.cronz Plumbing company carried. It developed after the bids were let that l.orcnz company wero ablo to socura. plpo at 70 cents less than the Warren Construction company yet botn firms purchase supplies from the tnmc company. The Lorenx' con tract was let for $11,113 for Install ing 24 Inch plpo at $3.C4 per foot; K, Inch at $2.cr; six Inch vitrified plo at 7S cunts; man holes nt Jltl.sr,, catch basins nt $22.70, crushed rock at $5.25 por yard and tho moving and Installing of the pumB, $1,22,.. Tho prcsmt location of tho pumps doos not permit tho scwago to dlslntogTalo sufficiently for pumping out and the now loca tion of tho pumpa will bo a beno flclol sanitation movo. A delegation ot cltlzons Interested In tho Bow-crago conditions of the Railroad district, with W. T. lc as spskcunnn, mndo a Mrong plea to tho council for Improved conditions and tho street committee was Instructed to confer nnd work out a solution with tho Interested persons. A reso lution was adoptod for this sumo dis trict In regard to tho cqultablo dis tribution of assessment ot paving in this district on Oak street. Owing to tho blocks being narrow, tho lots oxtcnJIrg to the center of tho ad dition aro included as It would bo unfair, tho council hold, to throw tho entire burden on tho owners ot lots abutting thq street. An ordinance was passed to Its ticcoud reading providing for tho pav ing of nn alloy In Illock 17 to co-it $'1259, Iho material to bo olthor can croto, bltullthlc or wllllto. At this point In tho proceedings u reboluutlon to lucluudo asphaltlo concroto bono In tho specifications of all futuro work was pnssod. A conference will tako place vilh Capt. A. Wlckslrum today relative lo having cinders placed on tho Pol- lean City road and thn payment of $1.25 a yard doferrod until tnxos come, In noxt spring. The balance duo George Tugnot for payment In advan'co on tho re jected High street unit was passed. Mr. Tugnot paid for tho paying in front of property beforo It was ro Jertod. Kred llueslng pntttlonod tho .coun cil for permission to ropalr his p-o-perty at 1022-24 Mrtln stroot nnd the mutter was referred to tho flro coin mitten for a report on tho extent ot thn damage dono to tho building, Tho following pormlts woro issuod J. 4. Houston to oroct two wood sheds on lots 9, block 47, First ad dition, and lot 5 ot block 5G, Nich ols nudltlon; V. J, Satorlco to en closo a back porch and build an ad dition on tho wost sldo ot houso on lot 3, block 76, Klamath addition; and to J. N, Guthrie to move a frnmu barn from 204 Michigan avenuo to 700 Plerco Htroet. ACM in IS MID 0 LOCAL 1S0NS Tho month ot Hepterabor will wlt nnsft much activity In Klamath coun ty Masonic circles and It Is ovl dent from tbo announced plans, that an effort towards making the stranger nnd tho homo people well acquainted, "will bo mndo. It Is nvldont that soclallblllty and lodgo work will , accomplish tholr pur poses, for postal cards aro Includ ed In Invitations sent broaduut to Masons in this county yesterday for replica. Tbo list of activities set for this month Includes tbo First Masonic ball on September S;, work In tbo Fellow Craft degroe at both 2 and 7:30 o'clock, Septoraber ; work In tno Master Mason aogrco at 2 ('clock p. m., dinner at tho Whltu I VI leu n hotel and renewed work in (ho Follow Craft degree at 8 p. n. 011 Septomber 12; examinations In tho Master Mason 'and work In the Entered Apprentice degree on Sep tember 16 at 1:30 p. m.; exam inations in alt degrees at 7:30 o'clock September 21; work In the Follow CraK degree at 7:30 o'clock September 23; stated communica tion at 7:30 o'clock, work in Mat ter Mason degree at 8 o'clock Sep tember 26 and on September 30, at 7:30 o'clock, work In tho Fellow Craft degrco. Tho Masonic ball to be given Sep tomber E Is the first annual ball ever to be held here and tbo Masons aro very anxious to have every Kastern Star as well as Ma sons from the "blue" to the 33rd presents The dunce will be given at tho Scandinavian hall and tbo decorating committee aro instruct' ed to glvo tho hall an autumn touch In their decorating. On September 6 and 7th, a crack degree team from Orcnomuh lodgo at Multnomah, Oro. gnn, will bo present to exemplify tho work In tho Pellow Craft and Mas tcr Mason degroos. Elks Back, Report Grand Convention Kxaltod Iluler O. A.Hayden, Mayor Wlloy and Charles Hall returned yes terday from Marahflold whoro they attondod tho state convention of the Elks. All mon roported that tbey had a wondorful tlrao nnd that the convention vtns a great success. En tertainment ot all kinds wero afford ed thorn and tho trips In tho regions of Mnrshtlold woro flno. Mayor Wiley stated that noer In tho history of Elkdom in this stato had a convention passed so smoothly nor bad so much business for tho good or tbo order been accomplished. The saruo roport was mado by Exalt ed Kulor Hnyden. Play to be Staged For Church Benefit A hcoiio from "I.lttlo Women,' one of tho Ella Wheeler Wilcox's most famous books, will bo given by Mt. I.akl talent nt tho church benefit which will lio given by that commu nity Saturday evening, Augunt 27. Thoro will also bo a place on tho pro gram for rovera! vocal and Instru mental numbers as welt as roadlng given by loci:! nnd outside talent. Tho admission will bo 25 and 10 conts. Tho nntcrtulnmont Is under the direct auspices of Iho Mt. Lakl or chestra. DEMUIMElt F1I.KJ IN LAND LITIGATION A demurror was filed In circuit court today by Attornoys Stono and Wlcst in tho suit ot Henry K. Jack son against It. E. Spink. Tho pialn-, tlft alleges that no consideration nor return of deeds tor 160 acres ot land near Chlloqutn were made by Spink. WMWWWWWWWWMWWWW, . A rocesB was taken by tho council until word can bo rocelod ,from a Portland bonding houso 'relative to tho Bttlo ot tho MJIls sewor bonds. Should an answer bo rocolved ahead ot tho noxt meottng, Monday August 29, another session will be held by tho council this wook. Wanton Slaying of Dee Reported; Fawns Starved to Death A party of huckloborry pickers from tho region of Diamond lako who returned homo this wook re port that whllo hunting berries thoy camo across tho body ot a frosh slain doo also tbo omanclatcd bed Ion of two fawns who evidently stayed near their dead mother un til starvation took thorn. A numbor of similar cases where deer are killed out of soason havo been roportod this season by berry pickers and nearly always, tho nlaln animal has proved to bo a doe. The Klamath Sportsmen's associa tion hnra also had cases reported to thorn ot deer killing out of sea son. In tho case of the doo and her two fawns, such action Is classed among; hunters as wanton murderi for in this caso a natural Increase was broken 'six. fold, as the two fawns wore botn -does. ISLANDS DIFFER HONOLULU, T. H., Aug,, 23 Mainland newspaper men arrivlnr'ln Honolulu for the first tlmo to attend tho World Press Congress sessions hero In October will find It hard to bcllovo at first that thoy aro trod dlng Unltod States territory. ' For In idiomatic language, cus toms, many foods, traditions, vegeta tion and climate, this far-flung out post ot tho United States differ from the mainland a night .'differs from day. - As befits Its position "at the crossroads ofthts Pacific" Hono lulu probably Is tho most cosmopoli tan community under tbo American flag. Here aro Filipinos, Japanese. Chlneso and natives of alt other Pa cific Ocoan lands and Islands In pro fusion. Dearded and turbaned Hin dus stalk iflajostlcallr tho narrow streets and representatives of prac tically ovory other race and nation In tbo world aro seen In town or along the exceptionally well built and maintained automobile boulevards that thread the Island of Oabu, on which Honolulu Is situated. Visiting newspaper men will walk through shaded lanes ot giant royal palm trees, crowned with bunches ot green cocoanuts. In other districts tbey will crunch fallen dates which carpet the earth. They (will cat "pol," to which is attributed tho mighty athleto prowess of Hawaiian. "Pot" is mado by crushing tho roots of the taro plant, which resembles tho sweet potato or yam of tho main land. Hawallans eat It with tholr flngorn and tho varlotlcs range from "ono finger Pot' to "four finger Pol.' tho ariatlon bolng In tho consistency. Tho newspapermen will find alliga tor pears, which are a raro and ex pensive luxury on tho mainland, com mon and comparatively cheap In Hawaii. But" perhaps tho greatest dltteronco botweon Honolulu and the mainland Is In tbo adoption by nearly oil real- donts of several dozen native words which aro used in preference to En glish equivalents. There Is, for Instance, no North, South, East or West. Instead ot north it is "owa," toward tho Ewa plantation in tho northern portion of Oahu. South is "walklkl," tor the famed beach. OKUMANY Y1U, SIGN PEACE TllEATY JN NEXT FEW DAYH 11ERLIN. Aug., 23 Final Instruct ions relatlvo to the peaco treaty be tween tho Unltod States and Oorma ny have boon received from Secretary Hughes by Eltts Lorlng Fresel, Unit ed States commissioner here. The treaty la expected to bo signed In a few dayo at a special meeting ot the Gorman cabinet. 1kikh paiimamkxt 18 considehi.no piiopohaij; DUBLIN, Aug., 23 Members of tho Irish republican parliament, meet' Ing hero to (frame a reply to tho Bri tish government's offer ot a domi nion status tor Ireland, dlvldod Its activities today between a secret ana slon ot parliament nnd a meeting ot the' executive committee ot the Sinn Fein. customs in iKe BIG SOUTHFRfl IE OPERATOR roriTLAND, Auk. 23. The ma jority stock holdings In the1 Or- . gon 'American Lumber corapaay; which owns 24,000 acres of' tifebW In northwest Oregon counties, and lie subsidiaries, the Portland 'At? torla and Pacific railway and the Nchal'm Doom company, hare beia ( purchased by the Central Coellarit Cc-'ko company. Tola Is according to U wire 'from D. C. Ecclee, president of "tho lumber company who l ta KahtMi City handling- negotiations, k' "Charles D. Keith, president1 of the Central Coal and Coke company, re cently Inspected the property. He U n largo operator of the southern pis bolt. Tbls deal represent hi entry Into the woetern field. DOySilECON Fire Prevention to ., Be Forum Topic "Flro Prevention" Is the them; for the forum tomorrow at the chamber of commerce luncheon aa4 a large crowd, la expects. Ttn Chief Ambrose wUl describe the best methods ot protection, and will , outline the situation here. . Mayor W. fi. Wiley will talk on the same subject from the mayor' standpoint and it I expected that It. E. Smith will 'have obm re marks to mk from the' Insurance ag-eata'' view. The women ot the city, whether members or not, are asked to at tend for thero aire many ways' ta whteh they can help prereat- Una. RwnvHmehscfi Is ope ;o tastef the chamber official state. ,, Should Fire Marshal A. C. Bar ber ot Salem come In tonight or to morrow forenoon, tho program may bo changed but the samo subjects will come up for discussion with the threatened fire Insuranco rate raise , as an added feature. Dimming Law Is Alleged Violated In Case on Trial The Ulal of Luko 3. Walker, charged with failure to dim the headlights- on his automobile, was set for2 o'clock, this afternoon la Justice .dagbagen's court. .The complaint "was made at tho Instance ot J. J.. McMahon, deputy sUtas.a tomobllo traffic officer. The trial-of the Puckett broth ers charged wltat. failure to provW llcenso plates for two Sterling trucks, set for trial yesterday at tornoon, was continued ,utlnl 8ep tombor 3, at the instance of. both District Attorney Brower and At torney W. II. A. Renner. 1 Friday, August 26, the trial ot Johnnie Hutchison will tako place In this court, Hutchison being charged in a complaint with using a billiard cuo on the person ot Os car Barkley and Floyd. Brown 'on August 20. HOTCHKISS IH NOMINATED WASHINGTON.- Aug. 23l Clar." enco It. Jlotchklsa of Portland was today nominated by Prosldent Hard ing as United States .marshal for Oregon. TWO IN A ROW FOR RUTH CLEVELAND. Aug. ZS.Babe Ruth today bit two more home runs, making tho season's total 48. ' " GOLD STRIKE AT KINGMAN SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 23. High grade ore ot a good contents freelyl sprinkled with' the yellow metal and visible to the naked eye, wa ea- countered last weok In the Gold Chain mlno, at the new mining camp ot Katherine, Union Pas! dis trict, 35 miles northwest ot Kins man, Ariz., on the Nevada-Arizona boundary. Picked samples carried gold values running Into the thou-. sands. IIIG OUVK ACREAGE OROVILLE, Aug, 23. There are 5000. acres ot bearing .ollvo trees tributary to Orovllle, according to, Information obtained by Roy Parsons , traveling freight agent for the Sac ramento Northern Railroad.