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THE KLAMATH PROJECT
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KL.4M.tm KILLS, (Ht . .UMILI It Y 18, 10,110, 1008.
J. (J. W'KiHT, County Sch ol Superintendent.
To th« leather» and All Intaraatad In l.ilutatlon, Greeting :
SPARSELY SETTLED REGION TO
BE TRANSFORMED BY IRRIGATION
We invito your attention to th« progiam uf our Annual County Inetitute
which convene« In Klamath Falla. January |H ami continue, three day«.
Instructor» Iiaxu lieeti «eeured who will conduct tlm woik of i ) m » Institute,
hik I who«.-iwai-liing and idea, will amply r«p»v you lor your tim« and ox | h - ioh -.
A .portal invllallim 1« issued to the Hthoo) "incurs ol thia county, Wo may meet
In a m-parate ro*»u if desirable mi tlm afternoon ■■( tlm «ocmid day and di « cum thu
la-.f inelluala ol aolvilig the great I'luilU »M of SKSCI.T« ill mil public »■ load«.
A wtderem-« of till, kind 1« now iii thia county and wo are »uro It will la* a
llioaua «4 dl(f<l«lrig miK'li l'e«h energy into our a, luarla. HtatO Hupt. Ackerman
By E. I. APPLEGATE. Secretary Klamath Waler I’ mtm Astation.
will 1«, with u« ami wliat may Iw bar difficult lor us may afterward« Im referred
J, (4. Wiunr.
j In »outheaateiu Oregon and north- Iles. Home of the irrigators of Klamath cared for, aru doing well. Mr R. |.,
County Hcliool Huperintendent. ! eastern California i« a vast Interior valley, and they ar« the must prosper* Smith, pre.ident ol the Oregon State
Tlio ««««ion« will tw held in th« beautiful now Klamatli County High plateau region, «nt of! from the outside ou» farmer», have »¡ready paid out to Hoard ol Horticulture, who viaited the
Helu «it lliiihlliig ami the lecture« and addre«««« will lor a, ,‘'iiip»um<l by appro ' world by mountain latrriers ami ari«l «m b coo>|>aiiie» lor water f‘>> |»-r acre valley lliia aoaaon, gave it aa hi« opinion
ami own no water. All of lbe»e com- that the foothill land» are »pecially
expanses «parm-ly tellle<l, ami until re panira have been pur< ba«e<l by the gov- ailafrted to apple growing.
Tlm dedication of our new building will occur on Saturday evening lanu* i
cently wholly without transportation j ernment and included in the «ystem.
( prune» ami |a-ar« do well alwi. The
uiy JUlli and will I* under the eu|a*rviaion ol our County Judge, Goo, T. Rakiwin. 1
facilities—wonder fully rich in its possi-
No public land» will 1« open for ia*t- native wild plum (Priinua anbeordata
If’. C. Iltitrley, 1‘rrii.lrnt of H'ilhimrltr t'nivrreity,
billt1«« and only awaiting the enter
tlemeot for several years. Practically occur« in great abundance and reach««
trill br iirrernt anil tmeiat in thr /trograni.
pri«« ami capital of man for its develop
One ol Bur
»11 such lands are m.w under water. it» higheak development.
ment. Within this territory ami oceu-
Thur »day /Turning, January iH.
When thoroughly reclaimd ami ready bank’» famoua plum» ia the re
I pving th« up|ier drainage systcni of the
for cultivation they will l>e subject to mit of a croea between thia wild plym
Klamath River is the Klamath Basin in
VtttfL-Opmilng, (hgaoixation, Hong.
homestead entry in small tracts, prob and a cultivate,! variety. The cuftka-
II. I Mulkey, Pre.idcnt Ashland Normal Hrhool which is situated the Klamatli Valley ably not exceeding NO acres.
lion of the potato baa paaaed la-ymrftbe
lOpsf— Literature— In Our Helmut»
Prof. Haan, i’rlu. Klamatli Co. High Kclmol 1 sml tlm tributary, smaller valley of l-ost
experimental atage, tlm Randy loam of
> Itiver. Th« whole, including lakes and
KI .*>- llwra
’»MIO under the project, there is r«x>m lor the upland» prmlucing them in great
I« Ir Arithmetic
Prof. Dunliar, Prill. Klamath »all« Public Kcliool rontiguoua swamps, aggn-gstes alsrut
Sugar beet» have been
of eomfortalde home», ami abundance.
Mia« Davidaoti, uf the Merrill Helmut I KM/.tMMi acres, ami has a mean elavalion
J I t30— K|arllllig
grown eaperimeiitally throughout the
[of ahout 421*1 feet above aea level.
I Klamath valley.
The percentage of
The princifial industry of the Basin
I :30—Kycbolagy, •« applied t«i tvnrhing
1’rtuL Mulkey Ntarly all ol tills area 1» to lie ris-laimed
ng r ia high aa will be noted from the
ami irtlgalerl by the government under has been ami is stockraiaing, lack of follow ing analyaia made by the (*. M.
2 :00 Educational Value ol My «tema tic Maneuvering in Hrhaml Work.
wliat 1» known a« the Klamath Project. transportation (agilities making it im- Department of Agriculture from beet«
About half of It consists of lulu ami lake I»>aail4e to market other produce. This grown near Klamath Fall«:
to lie drain««! ami prepaml for will doubtlers continue to 1« tlw leading
l'io! lloliba, ..I tlu- < lain Kcliool
Average weight ol beet«.................... 13 ox.
irrigation ami cultivation. The other industry for some time to come. Al»>ut
3:15—General Dim u«»ioti ol any Topic a haiK t.l by the Teacher».
Sugar in beet», per cent ......... Z1 7
[Mirtion 1« compmwl of foot-hill ami
4 sMh- IHmulaaal.
Sugar in juice, per cent................ 24.1
most of which area is growing alfalfa,
... .Pre«. Mulkey M>m< « hat undulating plains lamia cov-
7 30 —lawlure, * Hamlet*’
Cuethcienl of purity..................... 33.1
' ore«! with the characteristic sagebrush
in «omeof the more favored hcalitie«.
I rlday. January 19.
I of the great interior Irasin of the west.
I > notably along Link River at Klamath
I The upland soil is mainly a rich randy Basin, but fur many that are driven in Falla, acme of the more tender fruit»
from the great ranges tributary. The
0:<M>-Mong. Holl Call.
loam of groat uniformity amt composed
and vegetable« are grown, including
0:15—Conroe of Mudy
J. II. Ackerman. Htat$* Hupt. Public |netrurti«ui largely of disintegrated ami onwle«! lava time is coming when each farmer w ilt
peachee, apricot», gra;>e», corn and
I*. I.. <'«rpplirll, Prua. Oregon Hata University »itli an admixture ol volcsriic ash ami raise some go,«! stock ami give it better
melon«. During moat ««niton« aqua.be«
|0 :15—t,«n««»l Ilia, u.oioti,
diatomaceous earth, the latter material
the interior ranges will be increased are raieed in many places. Hup» do
10:» • Im.
of plant origin (orme«l in the bottom of
fold, making this one of the larg well in some place». The tule landa
|O 46 - Heading
I’rra. Mulkey the ancient sea which covere«l the great
best feeding grounds and stock might pro-luce proStable crop« of eran-
) I :I5—Arithmetic
Hupt. Ackerman er part of tlm Great |tu«m ami of which
sections on the coast. Tbs berriea. According to a recent bulletin
) 1:45 - INaruatiun.
Klamatli Valley ia a northwesterly ox
of tlie feed and the cli of the Department of Agriculture “The
tension. Hoch soil, characteristic ol
condition» necm»ary for »ucceaa in cran-
*< >|*Hin« Eaerriwa.
many of tlm riclrawt agricultural regions matic conditions are particularly favor la-rry culture are »oils of a peatty or al
of the world, including much of Italy
luvial nature, l,«-ated at high altitude«
and tlm groat plains of India, is ex it a splendid distributing point.
or in high latitudes and provide«! with
2 î45— Hurraa
tretnely fertile and of la»tiog product
an ample ami easily available water
.: OU Civil » ».tvct timviif
Hupt. Ackerman ivotHrso. Tlm lake ami tule lamia an- with reference to the great semi-nrt'l j supply and with an i easily accessible
, ......... ..
. ................. ....
.... Pre«. Mulkey ma<le up of a volcanic »•il containing plains ol the interior and the more' supply of sand.’* All of which comli
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much organic mat'er. a vegetable arcu humid coast region with which it is con-1 lions are certainlv present, Several
7 ..KK .Iddrtwara hx Hupt. Ackerman ami I'rra, Cain pl <11.
mutation of ages, and it of a |<catt) nected by the low Klamath Gap in the closely allied species of berries occur,
t’ascade range of mountains, the cli and the native cranlvrry is foiind farther
Saturday, January 40.
For a region of high altitnd«*. the cli matic conditions are more favorable for north. Experience has demonstrated .
mate, while cool, isexlremelv healthful agriculture than the greater [«art of in that excellent a«|ianigUB, onions anil
HJD- Ope ni ng Exerriurt, Roll Call.
and not savers*. There is rarely any terior Oregon ami northern California. celery can Im grown, the tule lands liv
9 : |A- < \»ur*r «•( Study
winter weather Iw-fore tlm latter [sirt ol Many of the plants characteristic of the ing very similar to those of the Sacra-
Vî45— Idi tigli N|(r
Decomlier, and but little x«ro u.-atlier coast region find their eastern limit in n.ento and San Joaquin valley» of Cali
10.15- The Old and Hie Sew in Education
• Pre». Mulkey
during the entire winter. Tlm annual the Klamath Basin and fraternise with fornia, where such vegetables are so
precipitation is about 15 Inches with their desert cousins, while several of the successfully cultivated. Throughout the ,
> I :<M>— A titliinelir
j little rain during the summer months. forest trees of the north, including the world the reclaimed marshlands are the '
TTfM> Plinti Talk to Turn lier«
■ Irrigation ia therefore n«c«-ssary (or the Alaska Cedar, following the CaecJidve. best suited for tlm highest development :
11 :4»> Pm uMnou.
i meet here other »[«•eies in their north- of the dairy interests, producing the
, sun-rasful giowing of most crop».
l>est grasses and other forage plants i
Prêt. Campiteli !
The first settlers came into the Basin necessary.
i most feasible and is the least expensive
Nupi. Ackerman 1
Doubtless the intnsluction of im-'
' of any of the government projects thus ' about 35 year» ago. For a numl>er ol
ifar undertaken. There ia an abundance years farming implements were almost prove,! methods and the careful study
•>f water alsive the land, and ample link now n, stock l-eing |>aBt tired on the of th« peculiar soil and climatic condi
i natural reservoirs. By dee|»-ning the public lands and a little natural marsh tions ol the different localities will re
[cut through the broken rock rim of the grass provided for winter (<-e«iing, wme sult in the establishment of many new
I Ba»rn at the point where tlm Klamath not even doing this. Flour and Ollier lines uf profitable agriculture not here
River enters the [»a«» through the L’aa produce ««> brought across the UIOUI1- tofore undertaken.
cud» Mountain», the waters of the lower tain» by wagon or |«ck train, Soon contemplates operating an experimental
Isku» ami swamp» can Ire drawn off and eonsideroble rye was grow n. In a few farm in connection with the Klamath
the land reclaim««!. Bills for the initial year» it was demonstrated that a great project w liich will do much toward <ie-
work of the great enterprise have Iwn [»art of the Klamath valley was adapted termining the crops adapted to these
. sdvertin-d for. and the system will be to the growing of other grains, the only conditions.
For its development and prosperity
I e«.mplete«i a« raphlh as tlm land owners difficulty lading the lack of rain during
| can adjust themselves to th«« new con- some seasons. Immense crops ol splen the Klamath Basin must have peopl«,
|y< you koop a lamk account? If yon
‘ ditions, and exceaa lands come into the did wheat, barley ami oats are grown and the right kind of people at that.
don’t, why not »tart <mo with ua.
Klamath county l|s great need is intelligent, practical
bands of |«-r«<>na qualified to fierfect a under irrigation.
Strength, cmrtray, and lila-ral, yet c«n-
government water right. With the ob- »heat, grown without irrigation, took farmers who understand the meaning of
M-rvative management, combine to make
jc't of making homes for as many fam- the premium at the New Orleans Expo intensified aud diversified farming, men
tilia a good bank to do bu.ineioi With.
ilics as [amsiblc. such tight will not lie sition. The moat important forage crop who will buy land not for speculative
«■hl to any one owner for a tract of is alfalfa, the soil Iwing peculiarly purposes but with the idea of clearing
land exc«w<«ling ll<0 acres and only to a adapte«l to its growth. The hardier • •ff the sagebrush and making fierinan-
resident of tlm irrigation district. « All i fruits and vegetables do well. At pres- ent and comfortable homes. Hoch men
landuw tiers being required to sell their j ent there are comparatively few liearing are bound to succeed. There is room
Klamath Falls, Oregon
excess laildings. there is a large area of orcliords. although a few small apple fur thousands of them.
With all that nature has supplied,
g'H«t land for sale at reasonable figures, orchards were planted al»ont 30 years
prices ranging from al»>ut $19 to $25 for ago. Since coming into bearing they with all that the Government and the
unimprovral am) f-If to $•'><> j»'rjacre tor have produced abundantly and of ex railroads are furnishing, the coming <•(
improved land. The purchaser pays for ceptional quality, with little care and no the actual tiller of the soil ami the elim
th« water right ata cost of aliout $18 |w*r ■ , systematic attempt to prvvetit or erad ination of the boom spirit would lie the
A i . kx M ahti *, President.
acre tn I,« paid for in ten «-«|ual annual in icate insect or fungus diseases. During most im|>ortant factors in the develop
K. It. R kawk «, Vice Preaidant.
This 1 the last few years a go«»! many small ment of the great agricultural resources
Al.XI M aktin Jn, ashler,
amountsto less than the ordinary annual I orchards have lx»en planted in the ot the Klamath Basin.—Orchard and
E. M Renn, A mi Cashier.
water rental paid private ditch'compan- ¡Klamath valley and. where properly Farm.
The Most Feasible and the Least Expensive of Any of
the Irrigation Projects Undertaken By the United
KLAMATH COUNTY BANK
Capirai $50,000. Organized 1899
I will pay the above reward for a I !<•
Pure Bred Stallions
Buff Cochin Chickens
1*110110, difilli 1-Ï
LIVERY, FEED & SALE STABLES
KLAMATH PALLS AND MERRILL
Largest and Best Equipped Stables in Southern Oregon
TOURIST’S TRADE A SPECIALTY
C. *T. OlwIVlSH, Proprietor
City Meat Market
ALL KINDS OF FRESH, SALT
AND SMOKED MEATS
SAUSAGES OF ALL KINDS
Fort Klamath Creamery Butter
Town Treasurer’s Notice.
natch my repair d«|>artment cannot
put in perfect running order. !.. Alva
Notice ia hereby given that then» are
funds in thu town treasury (or tile re
demption of the following warrants:
Nos. 1300, 1301, 1303, 1304, 1305, 1307,
1303, 130», 1310, 121«, 1298, 1297, 1318.
1319. 1330, 1321, 1323. 132.1, 1327, 1313.
1314, 1313, 131«, 132d, 1311, 1312, 1317,
1328, 1329, 1322. 1324, 1330, 1331, 1832,
1333. 1334, 1335, 133«, 1837, 1338, 1341,
1340, 1348, 1340, 1349, 1347, 1342, 1344.
1345, 1350, 1352, 1339, 1351, 1302, 1343.
Interest ceases January -I, 1900.
Dated at Klamath Falls, Oregon, thia
4th day of January, Ilk1«.
J. IV. B ikmkns ,
Fog S alk .—Itti) nere», 8 miles east of
Klamath Falls, at |30 per acre. All
feuc«*d, small house, liarn, out buildings
and good well water. 35 acres alfalfa
ami timothy under the Ankeny-Henley
j ditch, yield 100 to 140 tona yearly. 40
acres grain, 8 acres potato land, I«lance
In brush, on county atage road to Mer
rill, Or will sell part.—H. 8. Parrish,
Free Hot lunch served at the Rank
Exchange with drinks from 10 to 12
a. m. and 8 to 12 p. tn.
•as T B A
LA U N D R Y
NOW IN OPERATION
All kinds of laundry finished in a
FIRST CLASS MANNER
D. B. CAMPBELL, PROP’R.
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Good quarters and best of care at
Driving Teams are Specially Kept for the Public.
HEADQUARTERS FOR CITY DRAY
Walter Marple, Proprietor
BUESING A BENNETT,
First-Class Livery. Anything from a saddle horse to
a 4-in-hand. Parties conveyed to all points in South
ern Oregon and Northern California: also to favorite
camping, hunting and fishing grounds.
Horses Boarded by the Week or Month
Sprr.al atltutvm yieen Iran me nt «»<«•$
ami tper.nl rale. Io freiyhfrn. Grain
KLAMATH FALLS, ORE.
26,000 acres of the very best farm land in Klamath
County, FOR SALE CHEAP. Will sell in large
or small tracts to suit purchasers. Terms reasona
ble. Also have some good residence property in
Klamath Falls at a bargain.
First National Bank, Klamath Falls, Or.
with or without
We keep the finest
lot of horses In the
HORSES BOUGHT AND SOLD
H. W. STRAW, Proprietor
M rs . M. M c M illan , Prop’r.
73 rooms and suites. 1 [
Sample Rooms, Bar Room, Parlors, Two Club
Rooms, Etc., Etc. •
SPECIAL RESORT FOR TOURISTS