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About The Evening herald. (Klamath Falls, Or.) 1906-1942 | View Entire Issue (April 27, 1922)
TONIGHT AND I'ltlMAV, I'.tm
NEWS OP THEltov4'
Member of thn Aflsoclated Proa.
I'lriimniii niv, Vn. iiiitm'
KMMATH TAMH, OltKGO.V, Till KHIMV. Al'ltlh 1!7, IfKM
8-HOUR DAY IS UPHELD
PROBE OF M
IS ON; KLFJGLE
Responsibility for Killing
Placed on Secret Order
by Coroner's Jury
rs wh AMim.cii. April 2; -n. a.
Il.il.or. tillegii l.lciiKle (if ili Kii
IvlHX Klmi n. Drill II M ln trad
er nf iln. fnliil lugluuooil riidl, up
l.iril nt ihn illiiirlii utiorney'M of.
fkn IimI.i) for mi Kiiiiiiliintlnii. II,, was
tiariirli'il by Ku Klux Kluti officer
Thn rnmiirr's Jury which ImpHred
Into Ihn fiit'l surrounding t It kill
lug uf CoiiMulile M II .Mustier, nlulti
liy another ofllinr whl tin, c(,ii
icIhIiIk wrni partlHpatlug III rnlil ol
iiiunVcd in, 'ii HntiinUy nlfrln. t 1 1 1 m !
ii riTilIrl Hint Moahrr mine lo his
death white ii ini'iiilicr of u iniixki'il
mob, "prumimalily Instigated mill ill
iiirtml li iiu'iiiImti of tlir Ku Kliu
The erdlil a.ilil
"Mnlfnril I .Mimher ruine In Ii Ih
ilmilh frinii it giinhul wound lutllst
iil hy .Miimhnl Crank Wocrner In pur
null of III ilmy white Mi'.lirr n
nillliK ii ii iiipiiiImt of mi Illegal
niimki'il mill iiriurit mull, pri'nuiiiulily
Instigated mill itlri'i iril by nit iiiImm
uf tlin Ku Klin Kl.m
"Wo I t-coin tiivnil the district ut
tnrney kiiiviih! ii grand jury of this
county in lim'ntii;utit thn riiiu forth
it iitul lakn llm neremury kIip I"
1 -latvfiitt tho ijrittr(vJti:u-'f .this
rliin " s
I "ml Smuiii Tii
Tlu enllit followed Testimony III
which ihmit fin Ik wrr(. wurii in:
Tlir rnlil K niiiitc upiiti a family
n( Hpajiluriln wlm conducted n winery
muter tederul llri'iin', htit who win
iiMerled hy member of Iln- mnli lo
ri.iim (or ill" nltttrk were nude
frlduy night .it u meeting held In
I Iln lltliterluklllg i Impel nt u tilt Ii I"
iluy'M liHiumt wit held.
CRATER L. PROBE ON
I'mkliiiiol Wiiriiril AgalnM t'i'iitlii-
llllllllll III I'll-M'llt 'llllllllllllS
ifxvn'ii:i o.v riiAitr.i:
or calshvivu itnroirr
AlHDKOItlt, April 27 It II
HIllflH, flintier vr( president of
llin ili'funrl hank (if .liiiksnn-
Vllle, wan convicted lum nli;lil
liy Ihn Jury i.u a rliago nf mnk-
liu; a fulxn lopurt lo Iln- ntiilii
lunik ciiitiiltiiT Tim cum. win
prolmlily li appealed
28 STUDENTS HOPE
TO GRADUATE FROM
HIGH SCHOOL SOON
llliilHirnln I'linjraiii ITipaml
HiiIiic ('lux fur ('iiiiifiiriiiv.
Tv'Miyfirhi ivliiiii.iih iiiuiiiy hiKii
chin I nenliirii hoin ti, rccclvn illpln-
niim mi tin. nvciiliiK run Miiy r. wlnii
Krmluatliin ti.rclm will mark tin-rlo-iii
of ciiiiiliii.ici.iiciii wick, which
tnrln April HO AiiiHiiinrciiii'iil y(.H.
Icriluy of iln priiKrnin for tin. cum
Ink wri'k ri'Milmli'il laid puplU ami
!mcliir that thn rcIkioI n-riii wan
Tim ciinpli.tn proKrmn for thn
wt'flk. upon which thn muilnrH luivc
Incii workliiK ulnn. Jjiimiry.
limit In full
niiuuiiy, April an. 7 .111 p. hi. lit
Conciliation Board Finds In
Favor of Employees; Increase
of Hours Held Unjustified
"We believe the issue at Klamath Falls can and
should be settled without an increase in the working
day, mutual concessions in the matter of the wage scale
constituting the true remedy for conditions as set out"
STATE BOARD OF CONCILIATION.
By WM. F. WOODWARD, Chairman;
OTTO HARTWIG, Secretary;
J. K. FLYNN.
TO CUMUiK Of I'OIHO.V
IXfJ lUHlltM) WITH S.W.A1I
(By Associated Press)
PORTLAND, April 27. The state board of condi
tion in its report after reviewing the hearing at Klam
ath Falls makes the following findings, signed by
Chairman Woodward, Secretary Hartwig and J. K.
"Investigation by the board has not borne out to itsv
...,. ..,.., ii. . hi i - . ..
tin. i'r.hyicrim church Hcrimin to' satisfaction the contention that the pine industry of
III.. trr.ali.r. I !.. ..Ihm I... ... II .a- '
..... n....,.t..iii.n . i.imfi ii; inn nrv .iir
Refugees Escape in Boats;
Six Communities in
Path of Waters
I'OIIT OitCIIAlU). Wonli.,
April 27-Mr. 'Ituth I'lumlcy,
I rharccil with flrxt dcKrco iiiur-
iter for rlayliiK her limbaml.
, wlthilrcw hfr plc.t of not Kullly
( and plcaiteil guilty In Him mi per-
I lor court today. Win confriMil
! to pulllnR polxon nu Ihn na'lail.
' I'mter Ihn law Mrs. I'Jtiniley
mnil ho trted hy a Jury.JteKanl-
texa of thn pica, thn Jury ileclil-
InK whether jibn Rllall b liuriK-
pit or ftontencr-ii llfn Imprison-
NAT(lli:Z, Alius.. April 27. Flood
water of tho AIIkhIhuIppI river, pour
lo K throuRh 'n rapidly wldenlmc crc
villi) lii thn WVcama leven tliln morn-
fn: rcnchml and r-ntorod tlm town nf I
IH m WILL
ResulU From DiaoriUra In
volving TkeuMuisI f
I-Vrrlday l.a., four rnlln, from tho , ln,(,U(kn of ottltrrn
iircax. nix oincr townii aro in inc.
path of thn rlnlni: water. Through
out thn Concordia and Catahoula
parlihpit today the only means of
communication wan a boat. Tho laxt
train left Fcrrlday af nlitht with
tho flood refugees.
MADE PRESIDENT OF
H. S. STUDENT BODY, "' eim art si tor
trial today In this llttla eeutr sMt
' CHARLE8T0N, W. V AbtII J7.
Treason nafCat, aa caasalr
acy head a lint of chart acalatt
tO TakB nf tlio 9atmit . t .t..
.t .- ... ' --. - w
i inr 1111 minrrauvni iro-
MURDER TRIAL OPENS
I'cnillcton Man on Htiinil ("lutrKrd
Willi KIIIIiik Itennlt
Krnm to fir- fclrrn
Election cf student body officers
wa held at the high school yei-
tate. Hera Jurlaa MlacUd froai aa
aurlculturml coramanltr, qalte aa
like the atlataiK ragloaa fgrthtr
west, are to seek the true facta oa
terday. The final count of rotee disorder that InTolved theaaaada
showed thit Albert .Moorland was!.. , ., .... .
w. w.. wiain Bjmpmmnmrw taai
PKNULKTON, April 27 The de-
fvnmi opeued today In the trial of
CharleK Vonderabe on a charsu of
If ImmimAK A..nlr mm Cttmir nvnl t ! nit IINrll ihn
1 liailinill VVUII bailliui f Ullliuii iiuumui; . ..w
' ciffht-haur dav nlua a reasonable watre achedule in ac-
Ainniiay. .May I. at Wiicus h.iy. i ...: LI!..: t. Alt t.M.. ....:. ...:n I
Jmilir.Miilir Picnic curoairec wu iiivmB i.u. n.icr .' '"'"' . murderinK Matt Jepaon. t Govern
i ik- -- a .. .a . Bfa at wwm
TiKMliiy nli.rniMin. .May 2. ,it h..lmc """ oncrcu, uic uiu w.Tt ..v
hiKh nchooi umiiicriiiiii. cia day j time it would be a serious mistake to recommend or
i''TriiH"i. endorse an increase in the working day from eight to
I'murum .:n. knn.. I cnni-orloi iiniiaiial rnnrlitinrm altMrhinc
... I - MUHIII .w..v.-.- .-- .w...w..w . - v
mho, imroiuy i.uioit, Niilitiitory. '
Doroth) Dulii-ll, Clash INk-iii, Harold
Wnrtln; Cluss lllitnry, Wrn Thoinp
ion. l'J l'rni'bvcy, iUrlln Adam;
Clusi Will. Ju I'pp. Vnlndlrtory,
Frnucni llmuphrcy: Koln, "Dndnulii
l-ovn Ho ilk'- (I'luiutl) )al(in Alllln.
Wi-duculuy dvciiIuk Alay n, Thurit'
tiny nfturmxiii nml icnlnR. Atny I, at
thn Star Theater. ".Mien and .Men",
n.'iilnr claK play
Friday. .May .'., S no p. in nt lu
rreubXerlan church, graduation ei
WASIIIN'llTOS. D.C.. April 27.
Aeilni: Hiicrelary kFlnuuy uf llm In
tnrlur ilep-irlinent IiUk nerved linllrn
iu A. I,. I'.irkhumt, who ruudui-lt
Ihn hotel ut ('ruler I. a lie park, that
"llm present Hit it ii t Ion will not In
allowed in continue," mid lum ile
lillillded renpei'tfillly u wire from
I'lirliliiiiKi in ri'-tpoiiHo lo .i letter
nxkliu: what he priipoiii'H In do,
CoplnM of Ihn teller have heeu re
ceived hy iih'iuIicm of t In Oregon
Finney call attention In thn Ioiik
illKH.-it iHfiictlnn nf Ihn itepartnient
over t lit iiiannKeiiient nf the park
reMoil, nml ynyH that It Iiiih been
deiiioimtruted that I'nrkhurnt ca li
mit fliiniicn thn bntterinenlH Unit urn
reiiulred. These Include entire re
eiulpiiieut of t tin t ritnxirt u t ton
linn and u new hotel. It In pointed
out that ncKotlutloiiH between I'urk.
humt mid Krlc V, llmuer nml 'hU
iiKHorluteH have no fur produced liu
I'urkhumt Ih warned that unless
he canv show proitruHS toward meet
Iiik thn reiulreinontH for service ut
t liu piirk IiIh contract will he can-
to the pine industry in Klamath county; that it operates
under a handicap, by virtue of its location with .compe
tition, calling for careful and sympathetic co-operation,
by employer and employe alike... The entire willingness
of the employes to accept a reduction in their wage
scale evidences this attitude on their part. "
"It is clear from the evidence submitted that 'the
present scale for unskilled labor will admit of no reduc
tion, with living costs as they are at present, below a
minimum wave of $3.00 Dcr dav. and it is clear that un
skilled labor should not be penalized in the same ratio j
merit mountain hermit, last tum
Tho defense contended that Vonj
derabc was Innocent, and that Fred
l'attcrron, who had been arrested
and held In Mie Umatilla county
Jail for cevcral weckn ftcr Jep
rgn'ji body v,-us discovered was
KUllty. 1'ittereon twas released
when the state, failed to connect
bliH wlth the crime. Vcnderabe
jwas arrested .March 11 of this year,
louowmR several months' Investi
gation by special detectives.
.Members of the sheriff office
and former Chief Deputy Hldgeway
notified for the itefenfo today.
elected president, Ietha .Miller sec
retary, John Kuykendall first vice
president and Ellabeth Graham
s"cond vice president. Installation
or officers will take place this after
nocn. Tho afternoon session at the high
school today beginning at 3 o'clock,
will bo given, over to the installa
tion of student bod officers elect
ed yesterday, after which a short
program wilt be given commemor
ating tho 100th anniversary of the
birth of General U. 8. Grant.
The program will consist of mu
sic by the high school orchestra
and addresses by Holland Cantrlll
ana. w. Delell.
aa annlies to the skilled and higher paid worker. OntMARDINP. HIT; ifl am
.Mime nij-.ii nriuii.i urcneMra i u . point both operators anil employes were agreea.
striatal. f ! ... a I... II.. I
' e'H .'tilt It 11(1111 iftlllUlltl.-
Tim Cyeln-Ht(irinuraili ut Under.
hIkiWH little ehilUKO
In buriimotilc con-
illllonJ durliiR tho
lust 24 bourn, ox
cent .fur u Mliarp
drop between thit-
houi'H of H mid 10
o'clock HiIh morn
lug. Tho probubtll.
Hen aro Unit ii
wind will occur
'ForoniHt fur next 24 heurs:
Continued fulr, with variable. wlmlH
Tho TyroH recording thorniomotor
reglHtcrcd maximum and minimum
lumpnrnturcR, today, oh follewH:
High ,. ns
u. 'MV ,, ...21
ll.irllonn Kolo 1 .. . Helm .Mills
lleilouln l.ovn Snug. (I'luniitl)
Crinliiatlfii Aililri'H" , . ,
I'rof IMwIu I,. It of O iA. ('.
.MUklc . High School Allied Chorus
llliie Danube WultzeH.
Old FolkN .Medley.
(Arrungeil by V. ( Hberldiin)
Song . Jllgh School Olrl' Chorum
KIh U'ulix. (I.ulgl Ardlll)
I'retieiiliitlnii of Dlplomax . .
Judge Itobert lliilitiell.
The memberH of the lt22 cIiihh
who expert to graduate ure:
l-Mlier CalkltiH, Annii CiiIIIiih, 1 tilth
Del.ap. Dorothy Deltell, Ituth Dixon,
Vivian F.lllott. qrnro Klllntl, FrnnroH
Humphrey, Alhertlna Nltschelm, Dur
rl Heed, Alary Smldl, Vera Thoinp
son, Knlherlni Upi, Ju Itpp, flleiin
Fnurh, Henry (lerber, Itobert (loetx,
Norinaii HntiHon, Victor Krn, Itobert
Milam. Wllmot Sauilhmii, Chester
Shrlver. Hnrold Wrtley, Inez Wlh
lett, Helen Wlrtz, Kva Dlllurd, 'Mar
tin Adams and l.loyd Cox.
LAND NOT TAXABLE
Setllcrx on Itet'lHhiiril Aiviin iv
IViinlttiil I'liht I'rove l'
WAHIIINOTON .D.C.. April 27.
A decision of Importance to nottloif
nu leeliiiiuitloii proJcctH who nc
quired landii by homcHtoud entry U
olio Just huiided down by Chief
Justlru Tuft. It ruverses the Unit
ed Stilton district court of Arizona,
which held that such IuikIh urn tax
ablo by sluto and local authorities
from the date of completion of ro
ilulreineulH of thn old homestead
TilN .Miilfi.nl Woniiiii He IHa
iroi of Si-tut Orguulxatlon
MKDFOItl), April 27. Following
ndly to the or
ganization, Mrs. Frank I.. Applegate
nf Aledford recently wrote to the
president asking concerning the truth
of this statement.
Today sho received a reply from
Geo. It. Christian, secretary to the
president, "heartily disapproved cf
the organization and has repeatedly
exprtsod himself to this effect."
MAN HURT IN STRIKE
Second CW of Violence) Ocum In
loiiKltiviiieii'M Walkout .
COAIi DKAliKHS OllGANI7.tr
J'OUTIiAND, April 27. Oregon
coul .dealers organlod nn associa
tion today, declaring tho object
would be to lower tho cost of fuel
to tho consumer rather than a
ImoHtlni; of priced, About 40 were
"The board docs not concur with the operators'
statement that it would be impossible, or even difficult,
to secure sufficient unskilled labor on the eight-hour
schedule ,at Wages which would necessarily attach recent declaration hero by a speak
. . .l.V u 1. -:C .1 .. r itescrlblng himself us a rnpresenta-
tneruio,, nor mat inc mui wumuiwa '"""K .. ih of tho Ku Klux Klan. I
in Northern California, where the longer day in some dent Hunting wns friendly
cases reflects larger earning power.
"Further statements by the operators that the lum
ber industry it facing at this time a depression likely to
continue, is not conformed by trade reports.
"The board concedes that occasions may arise in
any industry where strict adherence to the eight-hour
day becomes at once impractical and an injustice alike
to both employer and employe. Extra, or over-time, as
it is usually termed, may be a necessity, and in this
event entered into with due regard for the increased
relative compensation or penalty which should follow
the extra hour or hours or service, usually time and
"The board is deeply conscious of its responsibility
to this commonwealth by wisely exercising every grant
ed power in compromising industrial disputes. It real
izes that local conditions may .arise in different callings
wherein the general interest of the state may well be
regarded as secondary. It cannot, however, subscribe
to the contention that an institution so vital to our ma
terial interests which has established, first as a war
necessity and later retained as an enlightened step in
economic progress, a basic working day of eight hours,
should now be the cause of local conditions which
might undo a work which has engaged the. sympathetic
attitude of capital and labor alike the creation of a
status which makes for better citizens and homes, a
finer and greater degree of efficiency by the worker.
"To acknowledge that the eight-hour day is a mis
take, that labor cannot efficiently function nor industry
be maintained on this basis, is to concede an' error by a
majority of the industrial leaders' within our state and
"If the exigencies of war made possible an eight-
hour day with increased efficiency, vhy change in days
or peace I
"We believe the issue at Klamath Falls can and
should be settled without an increase in the working
day, mutual concessions in the matter of the wage scale
constituting the true remedy for conditions as set out."
NEWBY HEADS ORDER
Kkrtrtl Kxcrllrnt Grand MaMer of
Knight Templar nt Conclave
l'OUTI.AND, April 27. The sec
ond report of Iolenco since the be
ginning of tho I.ongshoresmens'
Htrlko Sunday, was made today whon
AI. J. ltoblnson, 42, told tbo pollco
ho was attacked by four or five men
ns he was crossing, a bridge to work
unloading a ship. Kmorgency hospi
tal "pbyslclatu said tho injuries con
sisted of scratches unit cuts about tho
NKWi OIU.KANS, April 27. Leon
Idas P. Ncwby, of Kingstown, Ind..
today was elected Most Kxcellent
Grand .Muster of the Knights Tem
plar at their 35tb triennial conclave.
Judge LeonliUs I'erry .Vowby, who
has been active In Masonic affairs
for many years was born on a farm
In Henry county, Indlanu, April 9,
1S56, and has lived In Kntghtstown.'j
Ind., slnco 1S72. He has held various
public offices nu a republican, serv
ing as president of tho state senate
eight years and as acting lieutenant
governor four years. Ho has been an
officer of banks In Indianapolis and
elsowhere, and director In sixteen
Ncwby arranged In 1919, as special
commissioner for tbo grand encamp
ment. Knights Templar, for the adop
tion by tho encampment of 500
French war orphans, aud also en
tered Into an agreement with the
Knights Templar of Kngland for tho
rebuilding at Jerusalem uf tho hospi
tal of St. John of Jerusalem, which
was constructed by tho order In tho
tenth century. Ho Is tho author of
"Sidelights on Templar Law," which
has been adopted generally through
out the grand encampment:
New by married Miss Alary Eliza
beth Hrecklnrldge in 1870. They
have a son and a daughter.
FHK1 AKHtl.KV HT1UCKHN
Stricken with what was belloved to
bo paralysis whllo walking down
town this morning, Constable Fred
J. Alorlcy was found near Fourth
and l'liii) by John Irwin and rushed
in nis nomo. An examination by a
doctor later brought tho opinion that
no serious results would follow.
Cause for Damage Action
Old Pipe Left in Court
ind September, almost 210 atllaa
The charges ,grew oat of the
march of miners acroae Booae
county, Just south of the caster ot
the state, to tha herder whare it
adjoins Logan county, oaa of tha
great non-union coal Helta ot tha
state. Along the Koeatalaa aad
creeks that mark tha eoaaty hat
den of Logaa eauaty forces at aaa
uty sMrlffs, state pollaa- aaa eMI
tens from assay of tha SMthara
counties. Including sot a few trass
the state capital, Charleataa, am
wnat. they considered aa laraelaa,
and a six-day fight easaaa, aaalai
only' with the dlsaralaf at tha
marching forces by federal troops,
who sent them to their hemes.
Then followed numerous' Indict
ments in the Logan county courts,
and In Kanawha county la which
tho capital Is situated, until tha
number of men against whom
charges were lodged, grew beyond
the possibility of strict accounting.
The IS Indictments brought at dif
ferent terms ot courts In tha two
counllej contained a total ot some
1,500 names, but as many ot these
were duplicated whore several
charges were brought In different
Indictments against the tame men
the number of defendanta actually
is much lower. A petltioa for a
change of venus at the last term of
the court In Logan county resulted
In transferring the cases of IIS of
the union officers and members to
Jefferson county, It being claimed
that a fair trial could not be ob
tained In Logan county.
Fifty-four men are charged with
treason, the number Including many
ot tho district and sub-district offi
cers ot the United Mine Workers,
with Frank Keener aad Frank
Alooney, president and secretary re
spectively ot District 17, among the
most prominent. In the Indictment
It Is alleged that the defendanta
raised n army and waged war
against' the state of West Virginia
In an attempt to overthrow the
martial law In force in Mingo coun
ty, on the other side of Logaa, and
toward which tb march waa said
to be directed.
It Is a coincidence that aaother
famous treason trial waa' held la
tho same court house In Charles
ton, that ot John Brown, tha abo
litionist, who was fouud guilty af
ter bis raid on tbe goverament
That a damage action ot no small ' """' ?"n " ""
Import was likely to be filed In the' ' ' ,e1d- ,The bM
circuit court this morning, as re- ?" "t !'"Ce ??"
.! iu , uut uaunB ma
HAIL KIHKANN HTOHMV
DUI1LIN, April 27. Stormy
scenes were enacted In tho dull
elreann today when Do Valora chal
lenged a statement by Arthur Grif
fith ns a "He."
PoriTLAND, April 27. Cattlo
and hogs steady. Sheqp SI higher.
Spring lambs $13 to 114. Eggs
utul butter weak.
suit ot extreme carelessness on the
part ot William Gunong, local at
torney, who Is now stopping at tho
Imperial hotel, In Portland, was
evidence by tho following "rush"
telegram sent to Ganong this morn
"Ypur plpo found In court house.
Employes ull nervous and threaten
damago acttou. Is It loaded? Wlro
The wire wus signed by Lloyd Do
Lap, circuit court clor.k, but a very
court room Is now on the seeead
floor, while then It waa, the
first, and the Interior has otherwlas
been changed, the walls art tho
same which beard the riasia da?
nunclatlons and defenses ot tha
famous anti-slavery fighter.
Dave Worden waa released' Irs
custody this morning whs ails
rather, W. J. Worden, Las Kawe,
rumor was .current that C. W. Pptter aad O. 8. Raw waat
i t. . . i. .i i'
Judge. Stono might have been' tho on bis bonds la the samfat'lllfSw;
nuthor ot tho message. An Inter-1 Worden has been held la Jail sefoo
view ' with the Judgo, however, his Indictment at tha lart?eeea.v''t
brought no acknowledgement of, the grand Jury oa a aUUUr
guilt la tho proceedings. J charge.
"W o.y ti