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About The Evening herald. (Klamath Falls, Or.) 1906-1942 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 15, 1921)
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Member of the Aaociated Pre$i.
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Fifteenth Ywu- No. 01 in.
KLAMATH FALLB, OREGON, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1031.
Uottor (Ira protection affordod
through tho purchase of both a tiro
alnrm box uystom nnd a trlploeom
blnntlon cnRlno wan tho.! (important
ubjoct to which tho council , Ravo
consideration last night. Costs woro
ontorod Into ou tho equipment and
. what flnnncos tho city hnd to covor
tho samo should tho purchoso bo
modo within tho next illnoty days.
Tho morlts of threo dlfforont typos
1 'of onglnos woro discussed and dollv
ory was a foaturo which was consid
ered Important In vlow ot tho past
V eiporlonco which) tho city hat' had
on tho subject. ,
Ton thousand dollars was-voted
for a flro alarm system, alio $fC,000
for flro oaulpmont, nnd 'thin sum of
' monoy Is nvnllablo for use In tho
purebnso of tho aqulpmont dlscussod
last night. About $3,000 lias boon
diverted from tho alarm fund whllo
over $'10,000 Is Btlll In tho flro equip
Flro Chlof Ambroso nxplalnod that
Klamath Full will not havo to pay
apot cash for Its supplies. Ufo until
' If JS0 par tent Is paid down tho bal
ance can bo pnld In Installments jiiat
an In othor cities. Ho addod that tho
flro alarm nj'Htom can bo startod on
tho(unlt basis nnd nddod to as funds
aro available An oxtra flro qiiglno
was needed, ho polntod out, as tho
city would otherwise- bo holplcsn Id
tho ovont of two large fires In oppo
site ends of tho city. . Tho'hoHo
equipment was sufficient at prciont
but additional supply would bo noc
essary with tho trlpla combination,
'enough so tho hose coujd bo run Ho
Lake Bwauna for oxcotslvo demand
without draining tho Main stroot
mains,. ',, J "
Tho presont onglno this summer
has been of groat sorvleo In fighting
small flros, having about 50 gallons
of chemicals ready for uho In extin
guishing purpoBOH. In tho York Cafu
flro on Main street, a dangorous fire
,was amothorod out quickly without
Horlous damago,to tho bulanco of the
slructuro or to tho furnishings.
Tho council Instructed I'ollco Judge
Lcavltt to ndvcrtlso for bids for a
trlplo combination engine, also for
as many dlfferont types ot flro alarm
systems on units ot ton, fifteen,
twenty boxos and up.
(Councilman V. O. Bmlih. the now
ly elected councilman from tho First
ward, suggested that tho p6llco Judge
specify a 600, 760 and '1,000 gallon
pumping engine typo In tho bids to
bo advertised, us tho lapaclty of the
lattor typo, In an omorgency, ran bo
Increased to 1,280 gallons a mlnuto.
ON WAGE CUT
NEW YORK, Nov. 15 Manaa
ora ot fifty-two railroads ,oait of
tbo Mississippi! and north v of tho
Ohio rlvora .tnday began t mailing
notices to,varftou elassoa ot rail
road om ploy os i calling conferences
to consldor readjustments ot wagps
and a roylslon oC rulos and work'
IN RED BLUFF
PLAN FOR SECRET SESSIONS
. PUT OVER BJ "BIEFIVE"
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1C Qroat
Britain's accoptanco Mn principle
and spirit of tho Amorlcnn nronm-
als for limitation of naval arma
ment was formally l&Jd bofpro tho
arms conference today by Arthur
f. Balfour, hooding the British del
IDaron Admiral KatoV statomont
ot accoptanco In tho sanio aunso for
Bofore hearing tho statements the
conforonco adopted tho plan workod
out by tho" "big flvo" for two "com
mlttocs of the whole," ono to consid
er armament and tho other to con
sider tho far eastern question,
This wilt romovo tho real work of
negotiation from the open sessions
to tho oxocutlvo confines of commit
SHEEP KING DIES
bonds ouro .
BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 15. Joseph
Boncgoeches, aged 62 years, four
years ago reputed to bo the richest
man In Idaho, died Saturday u poor
man. ;Ilo hnd Invested hoavlly In
sheep and lost' all his holdings du
ring tho recent slump In pricei of
shcop and wool. iFxtcnds ehlm his
dcathjjWaa hastened by tho loss of his
JOHN McCORMICK PAYS
$1110,000 FOR PAINTING
NEW YORK, Nov. 15. John Mc
Cormlck, tho slngor, has paid $160,
000 for tbo "Portrait of a Man,"
by Franz Hals, It was learnod to
day. Tho Hals painting from tho
collection of Count Zamoyskl, Pol
Ish mlnlstor to Franco, Is on Its
way to this country.
, Sheriff Low loft thla morning for
Rod Bluff, Calif., and will return
with James Mooro, who waa arrest
ed at that placo accused of utter
Ing bad checks here.
Tho Club Cafo and' the Army
and Navy storo woro vlcttnltzod by
a man who. sold nla name waa Her
bert. Dlots for f 50 each on chocks
slgnod, "Mrs. Caroline Llskoy, by
D. D. Llskoy," during the Utter
part of the past week and when
tho cheeka woro turned In at the
First National bank, the forged
signatures were, ao well executed
that tho bankers had difficulty In
Identifying tho .truo from the bo
According to tho story gathorod
from tho sheriffs' office, a man
claiming to be Herbert Diet, em
ployed by D. D. Llskey near Ma
un, prosentod the checks at each
place saying that Llskey was, In the
city and ho bad the inn ot S0
coming' for work performed on the
LUkey ranch. Each time the peeudo
Diets would return to where he
had left. Ills check and say 'that
Llskoy. had. given him, the .Miiir
slgnod by his wife. Llskey fcaia
woii known, no trouble was
porloncod oashlng. the bogus paper.
Complaint was made to the sher
iff and in unraveling the tangle,
It dovolopod that the pseudo Diets
wag James Mooro, a nephew ot
Joseph Mooro of this city, who had
worked with tho real Diets on the
Llskey placo. Herbort Diets left tor
i'oruana ono day In advanco of
tb0 visit of Mooro to this city.
Sheriff Lowe loft this morning
for Red Bluff, California, where
James Mooro is under arrest.
Forged paper has been showing
up with more or less frequency at
tho local banks;- within the past few
weeks. Merchants and other have
boon asked to watch ehecks given
thorn by strangers or by persons
who 'aro practically unknown when
purchases aro made. Any Inaulrr
anout legitimate transactions will
bo anjworod cheerfully by the bank
Tho Red Croiis drlvo started off
with a splondld roturn for threo
hours work this morning, Captain O.
B. Cozad In District Two reporting
$51 obtalnod; Captain Claudo Davis,
north of Main strcot, $47 and Cap
tain .A. J. Vorejon the south sldo of
Main stroct collecting $36.60, Re
ports trickling into headquarters
showed that, $150 wnB nettod by all
the. wirkora In that space ot tlnte.
Twolvo .districts, with threo un
asslgnod districts, have been made
by tho Red. Cross In apportioning tbo
city to, tho workers and tbo following
Captains are In charge ot each dis
trict: Ope, Mrs. Claude Davis; Two,
Mrs. O.'B. Cozad; Three, Mrs.Ciaude
Davla; Four,1 Mrs. A. J. Voye; Five,
Mrs. Jack Kimball; Sli.Mrs. Arthur
Rice; Seven, Mrs. R. E. Dewoese;
Bight. Mrs. Charles Collier;: Nine,
Mrs. George Wright; Ten, irtf. Fred
Safer; Eleven, Mrst Meferrln;
Twelve, Mrs. l,ouls Will, and.pfrs.
M. L. Mlller.YUBasslgned.
Tomorrow tho booths wlll.be erect
ed sbout tho city and tbo workers
will bo assigned soma tlmo this at
ternoon to each stand. Intensive
work Is anticipated tho balanco of
tho week and from tbo manner In
which Klamath Falls peoplo are wil
lingly subscribing to tbo cause, it Is
thought that tho quota will bo reach
ed by tho closo of tho campaign.
ORDERS IN WAR
PORTLAND, Nov. 15. CatUe
steady; hogs 25 to SO cents lower,
prime light $8.26 to $8.76; sheep
quiet; eggs steady; butter weak.
WASllINdTON, Nov. 15. Tho llfo
of a marino docs not always Ho in
pleasant places as Is evidence.! by tho
ordors Issued to tho thousand or moro
marines who nro to guard-tlio trains
In tho offort to slop tho wavo of trnln
robbcrlos that has been sweeping the
country daring tho past fow months.
rrheso are tho Instructions sent to
tho marlnos by Secretary of Navy
"Thoro is no compromlso In this
battlo with bandits. If two marines
guarding a mall car aro suddenly
coverod by n robber, nolthor must
hold up his hands, but both mutt
begin shooting. Ono may bo klllod,
but tho othor will got the robbsr nnd
savo tho mall. iWhon our men go ns
guards over the mall, that mail must
be delivered or there must be a ma
rino dead at the, post of duty.
"Yon must'bo bravo as you always
are. You must be coAAtaritly nlert
and you must, when on guard duty,
keep your weapons In hand and, If
attacked, shoot'and shoot to kill,"
SOLD TO Plf
OLD CITY DEBTS
Rancher It Killed .In
Argument over Applet
PORTLAND, Nov. 15. James
Brlggs, of Hammond, was killed by
a shot gun wound In the breast at
tho ranch of B4 Brashears on Co
lumbia Slough, near hore today.
Officors aro Booking Brashears,
whom they allege shot Brigga in
an argument over apples which
Brlggs had purchased and was returning.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 15. There
was a marked dlmunltlon in tho
crowd In attendanco at tho Arbuckle
trlul. All of yestorday and today
was taken with examining talesmen
from which tho Jury will bo solectod.
Tho proceedings woro more or less
unlntorostlng to tho spectators, the
examinations bolng largoly technical.
Up to tho noon adjournment ot court
olght Jurors had been socurcd and
thoso woro passed subject to chal
lenge later. Appearances would in
dicate that tho work of selecting a
'Jury will bo long drawn out and It Is
doubtful whothor tho actual taking
of testimony wilt bo begun boforo
tho closing days of tho week.
Mcanwhtlo tho witnesses 'are chaf
ing undor tho strsln as all ot them
both for prosocutlon and defense are
kept under tho closest survolllance.
It was common talk about tho cor
ridors of the court house today that
tho Arbucklo defeft'so expected to
spring a surprise on the prosecution I
In the form ot affadavlU'of 'the house
detectives of tho 8t.FranoIs hotel, to
whom It Is reported Virginia Rappe
made' a 'dying statement that Ar
bucklo was not responsible for b'or
.death but that she had injured her
self In falllng-oft tho bed.
liUKGLARH ROIl.FOJf HOMK '
OF VALUABLE DLVMOND RING
.'Mrs. Picas Fox roported to tho
pollco dopartmont that a tblof broko
into hor homo Sunday night about
10 o'clock and took a diamond ring
which, was lying on a drosslng table.
Whllo tho home was much torn up,
tho ring was all that was taken.
Officer MjcLaughlln believes the
robbery was the work ot local talent.
Uncle Sam She'a Our Best. Friend, Boys, Let's -All Back Her Up
AH SIM HAD A JOB IN A
REST'rUNT BUT AH5 ?UIT
PEYS Too MUCH o' PAT
TOTIN HAM EN AI66S.0UT
PROMT EN EATIN' SlfcE-
meat'back IN te kitchen!
Jess Willard Makes
Big "Strike" In Oil
NKW YORK,. Nov., 15 Arrango-
iuuiiiB,ior a roiurn worlds beavy
wolght championship bout between
Champion Jack Dompsey and Jess
Willard. former holder of the title,
have boen glvon a 'set-back ' owing
to a report that Willard has made
a big "strlko" In ono, of hl oil In
vestments and under tho 'circum
stances It Is not thought Jess -would
glvo tho tlmo necessary for hrm to
train for another try at his con
(tPfilfM. I9l If McClu't Ntlppf Syndic!.
ANDY PETERSON'S RAMPAGE
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Andrew Peterson was arrested
yesterday morning. by ""the' pollco
charged with bolng Intoxicated, and
disturbing the peace of Edna Mc
donald at 493 Main sereet! the even
ing before. The police said' -that
Peterson attempted to get inter the
McDonald residence and admission
was .refused. Peterson broke through
the door1 and when he tTistdltouMt
into the room where tbo! McDonald
woman was, also smashed, 'another
door. He was arrested by 'officers
McLaughlin and McDonald, and yes
terday aftornoon Judge Leavttt fined
him ten dollars and costs, which ho
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City finances woro discussed last
night following the acceptance ot a
resolution embracing the returns of
the canvassing board on the spe
cial refundtngboml eleotlon Tues
day, November 8, 428 vote Ut m-
agalnst 111 negative, aad th ea
tlon of an a'doptlon ot a? new to
anco systom was discussed withotit
reaching a final solution ot the
matter. Tho scheme followed fcr
Portland, Councilman , West
was tho bunching of all moneys
ino improvement funds Into ess
general improvement faad u s
oonds appeared for retlreaesjt, QMS' '
woro taken up from this fund. Th''
bonds of tho oldest date were al
ways rotlrod flfst, cutting- down In
tercut materially by doing so.
Investigation ot Portland's plea
was decldod upon and tho flnisjT
committoo will delve Into th'trV
tern and report findings sef'.mW'J
subject. S 'i" 'F
a quosllon arose as tq Just hew"
all tbo funds could, he sraufssr's -
b iu roaauy accumulate tstWsjui
general fund without j.'ejkjjlC.t
changos and' tho finance eMBitfiv1
will consider this point while. leek-
Ing Into the Portland pki?' T-" &
Tho bid, of the three k&Nttas
houscs for tho retandlsjxheeee
amounting to $65,000 ' waa aspoi
ed and with thU matter out otfkfcf
way, money soon will be i njj
to' pay the debto which weM''4a
traded Un years ago. JThe asmeM"
debt coming up fa April 'lift wMv
be met with the balaaee ef sta'"
money after the old oUigstiesw sf '
taken care of. CK
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Judge .to advertls;ialt.(
Ux .property , in the v first,
tbird and fourth units., for
the notices, were to be oubllakad
Thursday, November 17. Many eC
tho, properties to bo, sold have eer
tain percentages of their pavtac
Indebtedness paid,, but have" 'tie
faulted on the final payments."
' I)Y THE COMET HLKORIO CO.
A novel reception will be'g1vevv
the Comet Electrlo Co. on Thnr4ay
evening on the occasion of the' js- .
opening of their placo of beiraeeew
which was recently destroyed by On.,
The new location, 1026 Mai. street,
has beon fitted up In dainty and. at
tractive' stylo and when fomaJlyr
opened to the public, will be stocked
with tho veryistett eoatrTseest,hi
Thoro are oldctrlc raages, etoetiie-.
washers, elocttjHlners, cjlllr sssh
toasters; in- fact everything- that sew--
adays goos to make household drudg-
ory a thing of the past, even to curl-'
Ing Irons tor milady's dressing table
and hot water hoatera for her lord's
Absolutely nbthlng will be sold oa
Thursday, the opening day, and there
will bo practical demonstrations ot
all oolctric appliances.
ACCUSED IN LAND FRAUD
t FORFEITS $8,000 BAIL .WWD
PORTLAND, Nov.' 16.ThiTS
thousand dollar bond of Carlos ft.
Byron was forfeited in the' federal
court, today when he failed to ap
pear for trial with JohnW, Todd,
former Salem school superintend- '
ent, with whom we has lntfetsi
for alleged mall fraud In a IsH
deal. Todd appeared for trisL
ThiS barometric pressure, as re
corded by the TOyclo-Btoraacrspfc,
at 'Underwood's Pharmacy, has re
mained almost constant - for the
past twelve hours. This wouM In
dicate. 'that there is no immediate
ehango due in the weathetr aasytta
tho threatening appesrsaoa, '
Forecast- for nextVH .hours
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