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About The Evening herald. (Klamath Falls, Or.) 1906-1942 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 18, 1921)
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KLAMATH FALLSOREOON, TUESDAYOCTOBER J8, 1021.
ou.k ;' P" '-.r.u.'i'XMiJi?':! fiWv-w' .vw
mbor I liquidating rnpldly and
money which haolicon outstanding
in ib'ans to lumboi5 manufacturers s
returning to Pacific cony banks In
large volume, duo to ntoiidiiy g'row-
lngjiiomand and consequent price in1
croasos,, f pr. lumber., snys w.Kr soo
horn; .b li'tfMh pMoW.'cBP
forhlmwirp; hojhnB'hoon operating;
thomlll ownoii by hlms'olf and othor
jocai men hub summer.
Tho consoquonco will bo lhat. thorn
will .lip 'much monoy roloasod In tho'
aoxt fewimonths from tho. lumber In
dustry to flnnnco othor Industries and
remaining (stagnation, In tralo chan
nels wnibobiirntodntl along tho lino,'
thinks Mr. Soohorn. ,! . : ,,5c
Tho lied Itlvor Lumber company at
Wostwood Hold ti.OOO.OOO foi)t-liiiii
wook, und General Muuagur Ifrny and
other officials told Mr. Hcohorn that
tbo market lookn bettor than Jt has
for fa yoar. ThoVLasson Lumber
andBox company at Susan vlllo-. Is
running night und day, said Mr. Seo
born..f , - ,Y,
Prices', ho suld',"1uivo advanced" ap
proximately 33 1-3 per cent Infill
grndos, mounlng that milts mid box
factories which have been operating
without profit, and generally at a
I loss, all summer now hoo n llttlo prof
it In sight. lox shook, (tolling CO
days ago at $16 bus .now readied $22
a thousand, said Mr. Soohorn. No.
2 shop has rlson .from $27 to Z.
High grado clear that was selling for
$6C Is now up to $80 and,$8r and
thoro la a demand for all classes.
Tho country Is awakening to tho
fact, savs Mr. Soohorn, that Its man-.
ufactured stock of lumber Is running
low.' Thcai!lBtrlbutlng 'yards or tlio
mlddlo west need replenishing. Box
shook Is needed for tho movement
of tho Pacific conHt orango crop and
dried fruits. Looking around to fill
their ncods, tho buyers suddenly
found that mills had been cutting far
below normal nil summon Many
plants had not cut at all. And, du
ring tho Biimmor, whllo thoro was no
strong demand, manufacturers who
woro operating, or had loft-ovor
stocks, had managed to sell a car
load 'horo nnd thoro. Tho selling
movement wnH not apparent at tho
time, sayB Mr. Soohorn, but In tho
aggrogato a largo volume of lumber
was sold nnd used.
Now comos demand for Immodlato
dollvory to fill a big gap. nnd tho
prlcos nro nnturally forced up. As
the monoy comes Into tho lumbor op
erator's hands ho uses It to rotlco
his bank loans und It Is uddlng to
Tho gonoral Bltuntlon may apply
to Klamath Kails less slowly, becauso
local mills suspond oporntldns In tho
winter, nnd also becauso thoy huvo no
artificial moans of drying their pro
duct, but tho wavo of prosperity that
Is uplifting tho lumber Industry, ac
cording to Mr. Soohorn, will have
aomo effect horo, this winter through
tho box factories and whon spring
brings resumption of mill operations
should bo folt hero In full forco.
'Adopted Baby Is
Taken from Foster
Mother by Police
Tho thirteen months old Infant
which Mr. and Mrs. Axol Eckwald,
408 Oak Stroot, adopted, Just after
the Houston Hotel flro last yoar, was
taken from tho possession of Mrs.
Eckwald Saturday evening by Chief
of Pollco Wilson and placod' tempo
rarily In tho custody of Flro'man
Dunn's wlfo. Chlof Wilson Satur
day was callod to tho Eckwald resi
dence by tho actions of tho ndoptod
mother and found tho child scantily
clad and poorly attended. . Tho baby.
was found on a bed strewn with soda
pop bottle stoppors'a'nd other mater
ials,' said tho pollco(1chlef. .
Chlef'Wilson says that troublo has
arisen In 'tho Eckwatafamtly.:- the'
k :" husband has le,tt townfahd Mrj. Eck
wald isi,no't taking care of, the ehlld
as she should. Tor. the present, the
baby will bo token 'core of by Mrs.
Dunn. , i iMXr-
Hall Speaker, at
Charles Hall, of Marshtleld,
Stato flohtftor, and president of tho
State Chamber of Commorce, er
rlvod lost night to a tow days
Btay.D'Mr. Hall capocted. to come
horo from Ilcnd wlth Roprcsenta-tlvo-
Denton- BnnfHck -and Senator
Jay TJJptoav who.J wan j lohednted -to
Hpoajc at tho Chamber of - Com
mnrco forum tomorrow.. Meaara.
D'urdlek and .Uptoh, .however, conld
not (.come, and F L. Staaler, ajan
agor1 of ''the CentiraI Oregon Xrrfga
tlon company of Deschutes, brought
Mr. Hail' horo In his automobile.
; Dlpoif Jautahrjttorv-thrgh-out.
tho stnto. skid Mr. .Hall. He
I wilt bo'Cfho '6iev- speaker" aVthe
Forum tomorroar noon, hlar.t4ft!e
bolng "Business Conditions.'
U h. For a momtmr of tho Bend
council, loft 'foe homo today after
a short visit' hetro. "Ifo stated that
, tho .financial condition of his city Is
fast Improving. By April, 19X2, Bend
will bo able to go entirely on a cash
basis'," he says,. '-as $75,000 Indebted
ness will bo (-paid off. 2.ast year,
city warrants iwero discounted from
ID to 20 peD cent but today, the
hanks aro ony making a three per
cont deduction for cash, r '
Buslnoss conditions are picking up,
Mr. Fox says and the.'Brooka-Scan-Ion
milt has now started three
4iht hour shifts at work and a num
ber of ' othor enterprises aro begin
jnlngtoexpad. Mr. Fox stated that
Hen'd'VsV'a'voluntoer flro depart
ment, consisting' of 3G members ans
that tbo J lend council last weekvot
pd to allow the $'500 carnlvallleeas
too to bo Jald over to the flro de
partment for fire outfits, for the men'
Last night Mr. Fox attended, thn
council mooting and delivered a
brief address, after being Introduc
ed to tho councilman. He stated
that ha planned on moving here next
of Labor Board
.WASHINGTON, Oct. 18. The ac
tlon of tho railroad board In sum
moning tho railroad union chiefs to
Chicago for a conference was de
scribed In blghyofflclal clrcjes today
as tho first step.' to determine wheth
er. a railway labor board. Is to be re
garded as an efficient government
agency or a failure: '
Tbo improealon Is being glVon In
administration quarters that a freight
reduction is being considered. An
nnnbuncomtont of this may come
within a Cow days.
CLBVKLAND, Oct. 18. The
schodulod mooting today of tho "Big
was cancelled when f(vo executives
woro'roquostd by tbo Railway labor
board to mot with" tho board In Chi
CHICAGO, Ocl. 18. Telegrams
summoning chiefs of the Big Four
brothorhoods and Switchman's union
to a conference, with the railroad
labor board In .an endeavor to fore
stall an actual' walkout on the na
tion's railroads, was. dlspatchedto
tho labor chiefs today.
Mr. Jenson Learns,
of Wife's Death
Charles Jenson, reclamation ser
vice.' blacksmith, was located yester
day on his hunting trip to Barnes
valley and returned here last night.
Mr. Jensen was sought on account of
the death of his wife, who passed
away suddenly. , .dip, said today that
tho fataVtack':lo'fourB th,t
his jvlfo had experienced.
Mr. Jonsen left on his hunting trip
October 5. 'Mrs. Jensen as at that
time In'exceUent health. ' .
Theunusbandstited -that, funeral
rtangeraettts.- ita"e tTOt
?broOier,apd sister 'of thefteeadent-Jn
'Seattle. -Tour slste'rs and wo broth
ers live in Norway. Mrs. Jensen wa
46 years old. - ,
lA mass moellfigVf"tho"iM3oplo In
terested in tbo Salvation Army cam
paign for tho budget of $2250, which
the Salvation Army hopo to raise
here during the course at tho. drive
this week, will start at 7:30 oVilbck
thisiovoning In tho chamber of com-,
merco rooms under the auspices, of
the ! executlvo committee constating
of j Fred A. .Baker, R. IL Dunbar, T."
UjBitanley, A. H. Collier, Ed Chllcote,
W. fl. Slough, Bert Thomas, Arthur
Wfllson, O. D. Burke, Marshall Hoop
er, R. C. OToesbock; O. A. Hay den,
E; M. Bubb, Roy Fouch, L. L. Gag
hagen, Wl T. Leo, 'and ,Mrs. IK. 8.
Jfenry. The ladles who bavo boon
asked to assist In tho campaign, are,
Mesdaraoa Phillips, Beckley, Ida
Primes, Bert Thomas, Hurn, Moe,
and Miss McCourt.
i IfThe speakers who have bepu. an
nounced for the mooting tonight will
be Ralph Dunbar, E. M. Chllcoto and
Fred Baker. Othors, who aro Inter
ested In the work will bo aakod to
peak. .One of the addresses, tonight
wjll bo on tho subjoct of tho now
method of "raising funds for the Sal
vation Army on tho budget plan In
stead of by tho former method of
tambourlno solicitations wookly. Un
der .the now plant tbo exact amount
of 'money needed to carry on tho
work Is always estimated beforehand
and tlio army's activities guaged by
tho amount 'obtained In the subset
. Tha. Salvation Army officials here
say that, most of the money raised
In the (Coming drlvo will be used for
ibsolutely neceaary work in , this
eommltrUMawhHer'arid ahould a
SHrplas boleft, tho home In Port
iantf .where dopetdent Infants are
taken ciro. of by 'tho army, will bo
benefitted by tho. small sura. The
major porUoV of the funds will be
used In this 'city and county among
worthy people who have mot with
adversity. Tho general public has
been Invited ,to attend tho meeting
tonight and assist lattho drive.
Theodore Harris, a 20-year-old
Indian, Is held at' the police sta
tion for Investigation. Harris Is
said to know something rolatlvo to
the disappearance of a 1 3 -y oar-old
daughter of Joe Ball, an Indian
logging contractor, who mysterious
ly disappeared from the home of
her sister In this city Sunday.
The police scoured the City Sun
day and Monday, and wore unable
to find tho missing girl. The fath
er also participated in tbo search
but without result. Tho girl lata
Monday afternoon appeared at tho
home of her sister hero and gavo
no satisfactory explanation of her
Today, Chief of Pollco Wilson
and tbo father of tho girl woro
Investigating fragments of tho girl's
conversation which brought Har
rla' name to their attention. Chief
Wilson stated that Harris was
brought to the station by tbo fath
er last night and confined In tbo
Jail pending tho probable results of
a grilling -which United States
Commissioner Bert C. Thomas will
give him today.
CLEARING SITE FOR THE HART
Workmten were busy this morning
cleaning oft the lot at the cornor
of Seventh and Main street whero tho
near building wU! Tee erected by Hart
brothers of Sacramento. (The alto Is
'being cleared 'for 'the excavation Job
by B. 'B. Henry. The bis' elm tree
pext to vtho Winters buUdlng was
being cut down this morning.
Charles Da Cuman, city garbage
collector, was taken ill last eve
ning about 0;30t bla hoBJo.on tho
Fred' Orennon ranch r two and one-
hilt, file's out. He 'is, utferih
from baart trouble afld serious
doubts of bis recovery are entertained.
ouuriu JVW UWl BOUUUOU IUU euict
lhat Klamath' Falls' this winter will
bo no congrogatlng placo for Idle
ben, not so long as there la work,
to bo obtained by making an effort
lh get It. Ro'pltltlon of scenes In the
past when, tho city was tilled, with
idlo men who refused: to work all
winter whon opportunity was given
thorn, will not bo a featuro hero' du
ringthocomlng'Boasonnot so long'
as he can help It by "vagglng" mot
of them, tho sheriff says. r
In Justlco Qaghagen's court yester
day, Shorlff Low placed ono man on
probation who Is aatd to bo a skilled
mill man but-who stated to the' sher
iff that ho 'had not gono to work
wnon asKoa to several limes oy em
ployers'. Thin statomont' aroused tho
sheriff's wrath and following In tho
wako of tho Instructions of "Get busy
or I'll press tho chargo which Is still
open." ho said "Idleness Is Just what
causod that fellow to get Into trouble
and thoro aro a lot more '(ho aro In
tho samo position ho Is In, only tbey
havo not beon caught. In tho winter,
tho mon congregate and when thoy
aro not gambling, tbey aro planning
some easy way to get by until spring.
This Idlo class 'mooch' off of tho ones
who do work. In caso of tbo bog
ging resulting In llttlo returns, a lot
of pilfering goos on' which creates
no end of treuble: !A lot of this
whlskoy running too, la done by tho
Idlo class and the sheriffs, office is
not going to stand for It this winter.
The. Idle class may aairell know now
that my policy, with tho assistance
ofthe pollco department will be.
Work or got out of town;"
ROSEBURG, Oct. 18. Tho do
fenso rosto'd In tho Brumfleld caso
shortly before noon today after Dr.
B. F. Scbaeffe, Eugene alienist, tes
tified that' Dr. Brumfleld la still In
sane and homicidally dangerous.
The case may go to tho Jury Thurs
day night or Friday morning.
Dr. Schaeffe aatd he believed Dr.
Brumfleld was Insuno on July 13,
the 'day of tho alloged murder, bas
ing his 'conclusions on, examinations
made of tho dofendant in the Roso
burg Jail, September 2G and Octobor
'Furthor 'conclusions woro derived
from tho family history and from
"tho foolish attompts at flight and
concoalmonty ., 'J
, jDr. SchaeWo said that depression
joa tho part of tho dentist, pais
about tbo oyes, failure to romebor
and a habit of pacing Tho floor, ail
Beglnlng Its, rebuttal, the stato at
tacked tho defense's Insanity theory.
Dr. William House, Portland nllon-
1st,-, who examined tho accused man
In Portland, August 17, tostltled
lurumflled was porfectly sano then.
Ovor dofonso objections Dr. House
was allowed to answer a hypothetical'
quostlon and declared Brumflold was
porfectly sano July 13.
D. M. Nichols. La Grando shoe
dealer, testified Brumfleld lent him
money to pay a bill when tho hotel
at Lake Loulso, Alberta, refused to
accept Nlchol'a porsonal check and
that Brumfleld, who took Nlchol'a
check as security, returned the cheek
when Nichols sent him the money,
'. J. W. Parkins, owner pt the Per
kins Building where Brumfleld hadj
bis office, and Dr. Fred. Haynes, .den-
let, testified they saw no signs of
nsanlty in" the accused before bis
steady; calves1, sj:00"lower?"eho"5e
dairy rclveal8.BP; aueep ateaayj
eggs" hfm,vhutUr "uniettled
Secretary is Here
S .0. Halgbt, flold secretary of
tho American City Bureau, la In
tho city .Investigating conditions
that affect tho local Chamber of
Commerce. 'Mr. Halght did not go
Into details" regarding his mission.
Ho said ho wasr on his way from
Portland to San Francisco and was
askod by tho bureau, to atop hero
and look .into conditions and prob
ably preparo a report.
- Co-operation Is the. main-spring
of a chamber of commerce, said the
field secretary, and it Is Important
that the organisatien: havo a 100
per cont' working' membership.
START SBIT TB-
The test of the' vlliTldlly oY tho
Oregon bonus law Is now .on in tho
Multnomah circuit 'court, suit being
filed Friday afternoon by Henry T.
Boyd, commandor.of Post No. 'Port
land American Legion. ' The suit Is
a friendly ono says J. H'. Carnahari,
commander of Klamath post. , The
defendants In iho sult.aro Governor
Ben' W. Olcott, Samf' Kojer, secre
tary of state, tho stato.tax commis
sion and Qcorgo A. 'Whlto, Arthur
C. Spencer and Lyman O. Rice, who
with Olcott. and Kozer, constitute the
World .war votqrans' stnto aid com
mission, aro defendants. '
Tho suit was ",od by Uoyd ,n"
order to expedla'to the putting Into'
effect tho terms and provisions of
tho act, and Is not lntended'aa an
attack upon tho bill or Its Intent
Before tho. state bonds can be sold,
th'olr constitutionality mnsttbe deter;
The bonds and the procedure naar
which their Issuance was authorised
have been scrutinised by the law firm
of Storey, Thorn'dyko, Palmer and
Dodge of Boston, national, bond ex
perts. According to Portland attor-
neys interested' 'In tho preparation
of tho complaint filed today, tho only
possible point of attack, In tho opin
ion of tho Boston law firm, Is In tho
formality of enrolling and emboss
Ing tho bill In the lcgtslaturo
! Organisation of the County Pub
lic Hoalth association was effected
at tho chamber of commerce last
night. Mrs. Sadie Orr Dunbar of
tbo Orogon Tuberculosis associa
tion and Miss Jane Allen explained
tho purposo and work ofT such 'an
organization ' and assisted greatly
In tho dotalls of organisation.
Mrs. Dunbar read and' explalnod
a samplo constitution, the result
of four years . experience of other
associations,, which was voted up
on and duly acceptod. Officers for.
tho' coming' yoar woro then elected
Prealdont. Arthur R. Wilson,
Klamath Falls; Vlco-presldent, Mrs.
N. Gacommlnl, Merrill; Secretary,
Clara Calkins, Klamath Falls;
Treasurer, Geo. Walton, Merrill.'
Chairmen of group commltteos
woro elected aa follews:
Nurso committee, Mrs. W. H.
Robertson; Finance! J cjommlttoe,
Mrs. R. H. Dunbar; Supply com
mittee, Mrs. G. A. Bellman; Pub
licity commlttco, Mrs'. Wm. Gan
ong; Educational committee, Mrs.
Tbo purposo of this organisation
as explained by Mrs .Dunbar and
Miss- Allen la to work out the
health problems of the county and
co-oporate with tho county nurso
In her -work. Miss Frlckej' who has
been working here for tho past
seven months In that capacity, -was
brought here by the Red Cross and
the 'splendid work .she bas done is
recognised' by the entire commun
lty... . However, those In close con
nection,, w-Ua. the public health work
feel 'that' tp .make It thorough and
Wf-reaehlng 'apjaeiljliig nure con-.
Crete 'than-"' mere public recognition
.will" b"e ..absolutely necessary. It '!
the hope that' this"-association, 'will
FIRST WARD IS
The 'meeting, of the coaacll last '
night, did not last very late aa there
was not very ranch baslasas to con- '
aider. The principal aceeanltshaieat
Was tho Introduction . or! the ordin
ance authorising a special election
onf November 8 'for a coancllasaa la
the First ward to repteee Paul Bo- '
gardus, who haa moved from this ,
city to Medford.
The ' council last night, declared
tho seat vacant from the Flfet
ward, then the special- ordlaaaoe
providing for the eleettea Novem
ber 8 camo up anal aesee4 aaan-
Imously. The qualMlcatleaui- for. the
successor of Bogardus are that he
or she must be a freeholder and a
legal voter, also, a reaUeat of the
ward for one year prior to hJa or
hef announcement as 'a candidate.
Health and sanitation aroMems
were also discussed, the. west sMe
of tbo city coming apifor preMama
dealing with sewerage; Health Of
ficer Brandenburg stated that he
had; toured the entire. tHstrict-'and
found that even onei member of the
council "was forced to secure per
mission of a neighbor to connect
tip"Ith the street' aewer in order
to&avo the sewage from his place
disposed of. Brandenburg also told
the council that. owing to tho seep-,
age in .many placea oa the west
side, cesspools tilled eo rapidly that
they were practically aaeleaa far
sanitary purposes. The council teak
nonaction .on .the' sanitation moas
ures laying- them ver uaUI natt1" "
VMU t'lLAL '- - ' illi liiil
The" budget committee of. the
council will, meet on November 1 In
the city hall at ;1:30 o'clock P. M.,
to take up the needa of the dty
tho coming year. The program wilt
bo thoroughly outlined at this meet
ing. Two permits were granted lust
night, ono to Frank Tunnell for a
24x24 foot frame dwelling, one
story,' cost $800, In the First Ad
dition, the .other to S. W. Turner
of tho Turner Apartments to -erect
a woodshed at 812 Oak street, pro
bable cost $80, Referred to the
street lighting committee were the
petitions ot William Tlmma for a
light In the alloy back of Main be-'
tween Second and Third street. v
and the petition of a number ot'
residents who- llve;,near- Klamath
and Payne avenues for-a standard!
street light. ""
Comet Electric Co. .
to Re-Open Soon
W .D. Coburn of the Comet El
ectric Shop bas returned from a
two weeks' business trip to Port
land, and other cities ot importance
throughout the state. While away
Mr'. Coburn visited all of the mod
ern electric stores to gain Ideas
tor the remodeling and equipping'
ot his store' in this city which, was
destroyed by tire about two months
ago. He also secured tho agency
for' tho Delco Light farm lighting,
plants for Klamath county and
purcbasod a full supply of electrical
appliances and stock, as welt as a
full line of Thor washing machines
and products. Mr. Coburn and Mr.
Ubllg expect to bo able to open for
business in about two weeks with
ono ot tbo most modern electrical
stores in southorn Oregon.
DALLAS Texas, Oct. 18 Twen
ty persons woro injured, but none
killed, when tho eastbound Sun
shine special (on the Texas aid
Pacific. Coast railway waa wrecked
by a spreading rail .last night near
Van Horn, Texas.
WHEAT TAKES DROP .
PORTLAND, Oct JSv-rrWaMt ia
quoted 'at'-. 87' cents- to f 1.01.,..
- w 9r V m Wl " I T 1- - -T T i -i
be supported, and a, xees muraat
shown in it byf'evsry clttaen of the
county, t i ". ' i' , ' '