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Official Newspaper ol Klamath
County and Leading Journal
of the Interior Oregon Country.
JAMES W1IHYC0MBE GOES DOWN
BY 2,000 PLURALTY
GRIFFITH WINS OUT
New Shipment of the Famous
* I 0 4 ! «
l •»•.«kHjlMT •',<#
Fabrics are of the most
exclusive patterns from foreign
are clever combinations of refine
ment, attractiveness, taste and
Leading Clothing, Furnishing and Shoe Store
(’. E. Wantlaml, general sales agent
lor lands of the Union Pacific railroad,
615 was in this city Faturdav and Hunday of
this week. Mr. Wantlsnd lias sold
more land during the past four years
than any other man in the I'nited
Mates, and baa located thousands ot
families in Nebraska, Kan«as, Colorado,
w Utah and Idaho. He is thoroughly
fxMte<l on conditions in the west, ami
HI bis opinions on localities are listened to
7» by some of the strongest financial in-
stilutiona in America, lie was here
last Ocpdier, grid was so favorably im-
i pressed with this section that be re
turned «gain for a more thorough ex
amination of the district, and its pos
sibilities as a pro-liK'cr of business along
bis line. His thorough belief in this
section was voice-l by him to a repre
sentative of the Republican Hunday,
■ when lie said:
“Tho movement of settlers to the west
from the central states i« very great, and
on account of the great crops and large
amount ot money in Iowa and Illinois
and other cen'ral stat«« the proepsets
are splendid lor a greater movement
this fall and winter, especially to the
"The Fan Francisco calamity will hurt
tourist businuis to the l’acilic coast for
a year or two, but it will stimulate the
railroads to greater efforts in the direc
tion of 'lioim-seekor-lmeinMa* to the
farming districts of the coast. Ixiwer
■ ales than heretofore will probably be
52 pul into effect iu order to build up the
li*. farming districts. This in turn will
407 help the cities and they can well afford
to lose some <d the tourist business.
"The government irrigation work in
Idaho an-l Oregon has given great
strength to the development of irrigation
in general, ami as the Klamath project
becomes known you may expect a great
er number »1 first class farmer« to come
in here. That seems l-> be what is need
ed most ill this county. Mud owners
will make a mistake if they run up laud
prices too high, as other districts will
take mlvantage of such conditions.
“I think the country will gain greatly
in agricultural progress by following
738 m irntitic farming. A great many
155 tricta in the nest, by handling the
6x1 pnqxirly ami taking advantage of
I Work »1 the Ex;a-rin*eutal Stations, Hie
Agricultural OrHegs»« and I bo United
... Mates IX-psrtiiieiit '•! Agricultural are
I raising brat class crops of grain and
other crops on land w here, a few years
471 ago, no crape were raised at all. This
work has lawn carried on extensively in
Vtdorn-lit, Tvxas, Kansas and Nebraska
ami some other states, and has resulted
«•u ill adding greatly to the wealth of these
commonwealths and lias lieen of great
bi the farmers, who have ascer
tained that tliey do not need so much
moisture to mature full crop« as hereto-
| fore thought necessary. There are a
5X1 Kreal manv districts ill Oregon where
673 the rainfall is aboil leu inches, or a lit-
40 tlu greater, where the soil is good that.
| bv following proper methods ol (arming,
y,« it is certain farmers can raise good crops.
I "Klamath Falls looks go»l tome, and
as x«>n as the California Northeastern
| roa<l gets along a little further towards
thejeitv a new growth can be expected.
1 The difficulty in getting here now is
I holding the town liaek. There is no
Justice of the Peace
little town in the northw est w ith bright
5 C tirares Dem.........................
er prospects. To make a gixxl town
Ky Taylor Rep.............................
there must lie a combination back of it,
The returns are unofficially complete and Klamath Falls possesses such a
from all precinetaexcept Klamath Jjike, combination. Railroad building, great
.-now and Odell. Returns are in from agricultural development, lumbering
Snow on Congress and Governor. There and its advantages of climate, making it
are no return» for County Treasurer or a resort for tourists, will all combine to
, give the town a great Ixwwt if the con-
Coroner from lipragiw river.
* ditions are liandled right ami a broad
line policy adopted by the business men
Major C. E. Worden, president, and of the city. The fact that this district
t'apt. J. W. Siemens, cashier of the Am is one oi the few remaining good dis
erican bank and Trust company left lor tricts for hunting, fishing ami other
Roseburg, Salem and Portland Wednes kindred sport« will 1« ma le know'll by
day morning. Major Worden goes for the railroads and this will bring a great
the purpose of looking over the banking many people in here w ho have hereto
institutions in these cities and to pur fore gone into oilier states.
chase tlm tiling and furnishings (or the
"The investment of a large amount of
institution of which hois the head. It money by strong men from different
is Ills desire to have a liank here that states and thr fact they are all pulling
will I* second to none in the slate in for the town in many different directions
p<>iiit of equipment, lie ex|>eeta to lie will lie of great IxmeSt. The great thing
absent ahout ton days. Captain Sie of course, in tavor of the place is the
mens will enter ono of the Portland government irrigation and the new rail
banks for the |>lir|xv<> of getting |x>stc<l road connections. If tho prmple make
in modern banking methods, and will the most of the strong |xrints and lot the
drill in ouo of those practical schools for world know what there is here, there
a niotitli or more.
is every reason toex|wela rapid growth
The baseball game last Sunday be lor the city and farming district, ’th®
tween Klamath Fallsand Merrill was a development of which will build it up.
walk-awav from start to fluish for the
“San Francisco knows that Klamath
home team. Thu score was Klamath Fulls is on tho map. Portland is gener-1
Falls 27, Merrill ti. If the boys had not ally vary slow to realise the possibitius
gotten tired running around the dia in the outside districts ot Oregon, but
mond, they would have run up a bigger the indications aru that Portland busi
score. Next Sunday the Klamath Falls ness moil will wake up soon and do their
team goes to Morrill to play.
share to help push Southern Gregor."
He hoi»« to be here again in a couple
The rain which fell the fore part of
the week has done a great deal of good, of months.
and every rancher you meet wears a
smile that won't come off. It assures a
bumper crop of hay this year, and with
the gixxl market in prospects, the ran
chers of this county will surely have a Report on Disposition of Funds
fat pocket liook.
Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Hall ot Whitelake
Tha relief committee, appointed by
stopped in this city Monday on their
wav to Bonauxa.
the Chamber of Commerce to dispose of
Senator Is,ng term
J llmim«, Jr Rep.......... ..
J M Gearin I f - iu ..............
II Pagel Pro.......................
A li Simula Foe ................
Congress First District
rniimra lire h.-airi on .»very baud ami the
Close Race Between Rueek rnnki-st kind of tr.-aclmry towards Mr. C V Galloway Deni ....
Withyemnlw is laiing whisjierisl. Th,-».- E F Green Pro...................
and Walker Eor
murmuring« are gaining ground every W C I Is w ley Rep..............
hour, ami the indications are that they W W Myer« Hue ...............
will bleak in a storm over the head of
some of the swcvssful raudidati-s. The
Ureal .Surprise Over the Results
story is to the rffe-t that tlx- republican I H A mow Pro...................
County and stalo Contest
nondm <■ for goVuiu >r wna sarriflerd on C W Barx,-e Hoc . ..............
the alter of ambition, and while th« ac G E (’hamlwrlain Dein...
J With)<-<imlw Rep ...............
PoMTi kM», June 7, 10 n in (H|»<rlal) cusation is nt this time indirect, It 1«
Willi vc i»l>e plurality
J-atcBl returns indiuate tin* « I« »»I
Secretary of State
('hantlwirlain n- ¿«»v« rivo Io a ptundKv stautlatisl this state will witness a |»x
V W Itrnsoti lt.qi.......................
t>l 2,OUO. Bourne * .11 lend <• « Ari li m arly litiisl struggle that will stir It from
It C Brown S.«: .........................
2,«10. The rent ••( Ihr i« i ul'hi »n «tate
T • MrDsni, I Fro
ticket will be • I* t« I by im« ••»<»« • rang tests to a point of i.isgirifleancc.
r II Frost iK-tu
Ing fr«»ii» tm Ui tw«-nly lit«’ th'*up;ot<l.
Sat aw, fun»« 7, 10 a m. (Hpecial)--
Puni wav L»r ríate printer, Bleed for
treasurer nini I’ m n • n (••» »■••> rvtary of Willis ('. Hawley will have al li'est
3300 majority. Mr. Hawley his taken I. Butler Pro ...............................
G It t',»,k F<s: ............................
Wuitun'» muí T i ;»i»r li.»*
i* d"wn t>> Iris victory very nn»l>-«lly. "I am v«-ry
J D Matlock D.-ni.....................
drfrat, ni» Ino» I«*« .J «»pli •»»
<i A Steel Rep ..................... . .
The grealriit Mirpiiar U nuinifrited >11 Ihi* great lioimr, an-l I wish to assure
thia city over Mr With}» nd*« '* d» h*Al them that my only <l«-»lro la to *0 serve
and the «nera I «dining x i< L*f) of « • »vei-
< ' J Bright Pro............................
nor I*haitd»rtlam »an «'hl) I «• v»unt'«I it,e district, prestige for the state and
fur by the incif»ei ien< u * f the r« publi I their cordial approval ol my efforts." It Eakin Rep .........................
can «late Qtv ai . -• iti«»n and th«' tL »'«»’i¡jb. lie had no comment to make on th« de T G Hailey lk-m.........................
•yatenmliv and cf?i’«’tivr <'iini| .Hgtiing «»t '(cat of Mr. Wilhycomlie. "It has «o M W Bobbins Fix: .....................
The n«Mv|<»rti .n cry surprised me that I can’t realise it.
A ttorney General
of thr «le:»»«« n»t w .«»» w k« I U» .« fini-h. the pa'ty baa never bad « Ix-tier can-
c C Brix H>«r................................
In thia <ity, where •«» niam f.wti«»nA 'didate nor n more up right man. and to
a M Crawlord I tap.....................
and iaina are always h> the Hel t, tilia
H A Miller D-rn .........................
ahruMi c^ul«! I«»' w<»tkud cHr« tlvel)
If j incomprehensible.*’
F B Rulliei (ord Pro
th» n« »n-parti «Aii u 4 «lid n«»t w««.k in
one direrti«»n it w.i-» Mire t • w >ik in an
Supt of Pub Instruction
other au l the r<'»ult wai tl al C’.»Ambcr- »•««unty la»t M«»n*l.iy. al lei»*l tho «l««iu »
J II Ackerman Itcp ................. .
lain reevtted n r«< <1 briaking tua- rraln l!«ink »o for judging from tho to-
turn* they were then» in («»rev and the J E Il-Winer Hoe .... ................
€'haml»er!AÌii*« Airturx in thia <i«unty p»or miwguid«’ I rrpnJ'lirann were taken 1 H Flieak Pro.................................
A .kerinaii majority....
|»aa atAiii|M*«| th«* t< |«i.l»li« an organisa* in to hi- r and ai « i w*tl> that they art* j i«i (
St Ate Pi ilit«r
U'Mi ”< '!ul'n »niAh • «inly »•» !<■•nry* Ix finning to •!< ”p and a*k whnl hap
,»n«l li« king in tli.it |M«n<*<l. Nu ono cx|M*'*t«*d that nirli n J U
»pirit «>f par!) h») !t\ w Id h roiiitiuiad« pi« k.igo w«»ul«l I m « haii«1cul «»nt. and n«>w , W S Duniway Rep.....................
4 > ! I « ■ k I • . >
(I m * »upfwrt •»( ti»«’ p!«r() n«»tnit’<’«•* (nun that th«* reptlblbatiA u h<> h«djM«d to tie
t««|» tn l»*«tt »tn, < *»u:ilry !•• drm win»
D mi.say plurality..!..
are in the » il. I•*!.<)• ntv i.*l»«*it*. nt in a hot l»rhk. B«tl they «’»n’t «!«• it.
('■■mini «loner of lutter
their «Irtr.iini ti«»n •«( the
GPU .q R..;, ...........................
»hii li i" •»«> mn’dfe*! «Ml th« (:»•*•• • Í the able, an«l can <»n y I»«* 4itril»ute<l to p«i*t ,
returns. I M’l ithi«».! w »- . • ri M f>»r p'litiuai row«» that uere «•np|»»»'«,d to !•«• W S Ki -liar.l« S<x- ....................
Hoff majority .............
. »»ii -. ’ .»•«*>!
t » .t l
! lull «1« » I an«l l»nri«ta|. Thnt they ah »«ti I
R -pre—m tuve, 21st R IBs
Î In " • ''
. I «ei v. «l i« ¡«•»«»‘U mji I.:.-, f.n th »«»• wii««
II I* Ib-lknap Rep........... ...........
the faillite ■•( the I. u- • th«- !«•%.•! n- ui-lie I !<» even up uiat’rr* h:i ! .i hanC«*
«• II Merryman Rep—Dem ...
put «fi» ati I« .i-I. t* w ! «• w< i«- In ti in»« - -d
Walker the nut «»f hi* I'.fr, au I if it h.i I |
In bringing airut! muh n ternit.
Cotin G Ju Igo
While U Ihjr«.
’< !. f t! I « tiu , n »t liven f’*r the HbHrtu i it» turn of af :
It \ Emmitt Rep.......................
vernali)* • md uin« I • .• r •
» • !»«• «•. I f.ii«« iii th«* r »«inly j t 1^«’ Hibt hr •.mn!«l '
J B Griffith I s- n ...................
Ihr uiitni.ii ho .
’» i' thu itw.ll li.iv«* I mm ’I i h aiiin«*r. Ti.o el«* ,ti.»n «»I
Gritlith maj >rity ..........
r^»nlt in n rietini.tip Hint will plan» . U illiaitK •«" «■111’Vvy »i i* a •••ur«*«* «»i m«i< It
many «»Id »sr ho- * in th«* p I’*. ha I grAliil .ition 1.» 1*1«* luttty friend». Th*
• • Cici.taiii |x-m—Rep................
htonevard. TI,«* rank m l file .in tir 1 *niitrmptib|«« lattli«*» A»l«»p!«*d to
•4 llie hit« h*i ! n* I • t' I* »! !• » «*vÌMle I hi* ! ’f**.it <’r«*i’.»«l th** •» ilv Id »1
th- H Otx-m-h-lin Rep—• Deni............
au*I whifh lui’« r«'<nl!»’«l in - . »i*»} put) UM«l»plijil. Ati'l hi* ru«’»‘c«M» iu*
defeat» albi A
tenutila’.. H **« III • i- nt««re giatifyintf.
A I.V«is Rep—Dem...............
The re*t «»f tlir rrpnhlbXiH
fr-1*1 to "tl*nn :p” rv«*t)lh ng a.ul
liekrt ha«l tl«» <'pp-«»it m ii .
eirr) « »ne w h«» <•• -nt i ihut« •! !•» tl;* ni
J Hueck l!e|>.................................
The v«»te 1» ii» bdh»w<:
••Ciive nA a new «I« .«I, • ic that will
W A Walker Pein.......................
menu a «••plan* game, u lti it«» e:»r.b up
Senator—T*> till v.u.i cy
the »lerve and ever) man glv ui an
lionçxt m | iow ,” ih tl*«- j-«m-r.il rxpn •«ion II (iniil.l Pro....... .. ...............
M F. Iliiti-liison Dem..................
on all Mi«!«'*. It will rrMtll in a new E W Mulkey Hop
M D William« Rep.....................
organisation .men pAf!) pr.i«ti .«llv.
Mulkey, maj uity ....
This campaign h not over yet. I’gly I
W Martin Rep—Prm................
and domestic mills.
the Best Medium for Reaching
a Prosperous and Trading Public
KLAMATH FALLS, KLAMATII COUNTY, OREGON, JUNE 7, 1906.
The Largest Circulation and Is
the funds con tri Im Us I for the relief of
the Fan Francisco sufferers, make pule
lie the following statement:
“Advices have been received by the
Sari Francisco Relief Committee, ac
knowledging receipt of car H. p. 7S430,
Hour shipped from Ashland, April 21st.,
car S. P. I'MMT, potatoes shipped from
Albany, Oregon, and arriving in Fan
Francisco April 2IUi, and car I. C. 473-
BH, |x>tat<«-«, sbi[>fMid by Messrs. Wood,
Curtis A Co., of Sacramento, arriving in
Fan Francisco May I2lb, and letters ot
thanks from Major C. A. JJevol, Major
A Quartermaster, L'. 8. A., Iiepot
Quartermaster, stating the supplies had
l«en placed for distribution.
"The Iralance of the money on hand,
contributed by the citixens of Klamath
Falls and surrounding country, lias t«-n
placed at the disposal of W<»xl, Curtis
A Co. of Facramento, for the sending of
further supplies to those still in need in
The mcnrlrers of this committee de
serve the thanks of the community for
the careful, j idiciotis and sensible use to
which they applied the fuuds collected.
Greater lienefit certainly accrued to
th'Me needing assistance by receiving
the substantial necessities of life, tluin
if the funds had been usd in the man
ner adopted bv ao manv communities.
HAS BEEN REACHED
After the ceremony a nice wadding'
lunch was served.
Both Companies Will
lllTvnixs—R cacil —Mi«e Mery E.
Probably Use Main
Beach of this city and R. Vance Hutch
ins ot Merrill, were married at the home
of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. I
C. Beach at high n<>on Hunday, Rev. J.
Work to Stop Between Payne Alley
It. Griffith officiating. Miss Beach is
and 7th Street Until July ig
well known here and her host of friends
wixb her mnch happiness. Mr. Hutch
ins is a young man ot ability who is
The flsg of truce has been raised in
publishing a newspaper at Merrill ami the street railway coi>trovei»y and oper
Whitelake City. He has a bright (il
ations betwes-n I'ayne Alley and Sev
ture ami his many friends ex tend their
congratulations ami good wishes for a enth Street are sur|«-n<led until July 16.
long married life and a prosperous ca On or alxjut thia date President A. H.
Naftxger will be here and be and Manars.
S mith —Sgeax.—Miss Nettie E.Skeen Brown and Hawkins will get together
and Isaac M. Smith, both of th is city, ami arrange matter«. A tacit under
were married in this city Friday night, standing exists which only needs the
June I, l'JOI, Judge S. C. Graves offici approval of Mr. Naltxger to make it
effective. Tbit agreement provides for
W aosk *—M abtlc —Mine Jessie Msrple the use of the tracks I*tween Payne
I and Seventh Street, either oo a part
sml Fredrick Wagner, both of this city,
ownership or rental basis.
were united in marriage at the home of
New Ordinances Passed.
the bride’s mother, Mrs. B. W*. Msrple,
The City Council met last Thursday
an<l pa«e<-d an ordinaine which provided
for the laying of double tracks on Main
Street, regulating the construction of
same and providing that they be open
to all competing companies on their
paring their share of maintenance, etc.
After the passage of this ordinance,
another was placed on third reading
and final passage, extending the fran-
cities of the Klamath Canal Company
from Third to Seventh Street. This or
dinance was slro pawled. This came as
a surprise to the Hot Springs peopla,
and they at once placed a force of IUMI
at work extending their tracks to Mev-
Thursday, Vice President T. X,
Wendling appeared ou the scene, and
maintained the same attitude taken by
He expressed their
right to carry on their operations and
stated most emphatically that that right
would be preserved. He maintained a
desire, however, for an amicable adjust
ment and regotiati >ns were at once
opened by the Klamath Canal company
Scene Showing First Work Done on the Electric Railway in Klamath for a comprt miae. These efforts result-
Falla, May 37th.
el in the reaching of the agreement re-
riioro st aaLDw-ia srvnto
Before leaving, Mr. Wendling, in re
NEW HARDWARE CO Wednesday aftern on at 5:33 o’clock, »pon«e
to a request for a statement tor
Rev. W. G. Smith officiating, The
publication gave the llepubiican the
Roberts & Hanks Will Op;n for wedding was largely attended.
Fourth of July Program
Charles F. Robert« and Marion Hanks,
under the firm name of Roberts A
Hanks, will open up a new hardware
store in the Emma block, adjoining
Willets’ store, on next Monday. Mr.
Roberts returned from Portland, Sacra
mento and San Francisco last Friday,
where he had been for the purpose of
purchasing the stock of good«.
first shipment will reach this city today.
The stock will lie complete and first
class iu every particular, and when in
stalled, this city will have another of
the most complete and up-to-date stores
in Southern Oregon.
Mr. ltolwnta is a young man win has
been raised in this section. He is steady,
eol>er and industrious thoroughly con
versant with the hardware business,
having hud many reais ex|>erience in
that line. His partner is equally well
and favorably known and together they
w ill make a firm that is sure to bring to
them their share of the business of this
city and county.
Grand 4th of July celebration at
Klamath Falls. Three days celebration
July 3, 4 and 6.
Merrill and Klamath Falls bands.
Base ball gtmss.
Klsmatli County nines.
Oration by 11 >n. IL L. Benson.
Foot race«, boat races.
Log rolling contest.
Contest between Klamath Falls Fire
Companies Nnmlier I and 2.
Grand Fire Works display on Lake
Dancing night ami day.
Prof. Fcngal’e German band.
Goddess of I.i'ierty by popular vote.
High dive iu 3 feet of water.
Tug of War Klamath Falls against
Come all ami be merry.
rierrlli Creamery Butter.
I« sold by Meiss and Arman 1, KI am-
• COW” ORDINANCE
ath Falls Dairy, DeCordova’s bakery
and Sanderson. Thia butter is •!>•<>■
Measure Regulating Anl.-nals nt Largj lutely pure, and costs you only 50 cents
E. B. Ramsby of Spring laike was in
Last Thursday the ordinance com
monly known as the “cow" ordinance, the city this »wk, coming in Monday to
was passed by the city council. This vote. Six weeks ago Mr. Ramsby bad
ordinance forbids the runuilig at large his lull leg broken an I this is the first
of cows, horses, ni'ilus, sheep, goats, tinie he lias left tho ranch since, llo is
swine, chickens, ducks an I geese, pro none the worse (or wear, «nd his many
vides for iinpriin ling, advertising and friends wero glad to see him around
redemption of sama. By a tacit under again.
standing the provisions of the ordinance
A. F. Lewis formerly of Klamath
are not to be enforced until Juno I >, to county, died at Hot Springs, Arkansas,
permit the owners time to make pro Juno 1, HMM, aged 39 years. Mr. I a - wis
vision for their stock.
Iwn troublvd with a nerv-
Mon lay evening a meeting was held, j ous diseaso during tlic pu«t 5 years
but asi to from approving bills an I which tinaly resulttxl in his death. He
ordering warrants drawn no b i lines, loft here about 15 years ago and has
was transacted, mi l adjournment was since resided in Dallas and lax Grande.
taken until Tuesday night. Q:i th.it
If you woudsr why \V. K. Brown
evening the meuilicrs of the now city i looks so happy yon in iv put it down to
government wera sworn in, a:i-l th**old the (act that UriiHth'« «lection I ihw n
Alter oncanixatiun,; good deal to do uith it. Ho is ahead a
adjournment w as taken until Wednes couple oi hat* and a auit of clothe»,
which he expect* to wear at the ex*
of vnthutiiastic republican*.
Mrs. J. W. Brunur, formerly of A»h-
land, hut now a resident of thia city, ex-
Wn.sotr—H attk .—Miss Pearl Hutto |»ecta her daughter» here next week
and William Wilson were married at for the mnniuer.
They have been at
the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. tending the Normal there.
H. E. Allen on Sunday afternoon at 2:30
Poet master Murdoch received 100
o’clock by Rev. Mr. Dunlap. It was a new combination lock boxea, which are
quiet home wedding only relatives of to be installed at oncu lor use of P»-
the coutractiug parties being present. trvM.
Mr. IVendllng’a Statement
The subject ¡3 of necessity a large one,
in the opinion of many of the people
comprising the present |«>pulation ot
Klamath Falls, though time and spaca
Iwth forbid dealing with the question
except in the briefest manner possible«
There are several things entering into
the present situation from our point ot
view not fully understood nor thorough
ly appreciated by the community, a few
words may therefore not come atuiao at
In locating the main line of the Cali
fornia Northeastern railroad, it was
necessary to find a large piece of land
having a flat surface in area ample to
accomodatu an extensive freight yard
and |>assenger scivice, ami where empty
cars may be stored w hen not in use, and
incoming trains laden with merchandise
requiring ample tracks and sidings to
afford convenient spaca for unloading.
This requires a large nuinlier of tracks,
ami tracks for such service must be on a
water level, and cannot lie economically
handled on land where cats and tills are
necessary. Cuts and tills at stations
a-e never tolerated, except where they
cannot be avoided, and when thus dis-
ad vantageously tolerated, are a con
stant menace to the public safety, cans
ing unavoidable wrecks, hence the lev«l
ground for station pur|«>ses is always
sought. Wo therefore, followed the
teaching of experience In the railroad
world in selecting our station grounds.
land such as this in any considerable
body available for such pur|ioses, and
other nocessary irquin-mants, such as
stock yards, etc., could be lound only va
the M right tract.
Tho burden of providing a convenient
and comfortable entrance to land pas
sengers into the town
therefore, confronted our |>eople as •
problem for solution, that could only bw
solved l>v s line of street railway.
That a systuin of street railways ooald
not |xissih|y be operated except at a Issa
for several years to < gm - is an absolute
certainty, nevertheless, to ¡-eriorm such
service seemed to unr people a part oi
We therefore applied early for street
railway fianchi-«s aecesamy lor our op
erations and the proper accomolation of
the traveling public. The story of our
operations in construction under tho
able management of our Mr. C‘ampl»ell
ami his assitants has bosn impartially
told in the columns of tb« Bopoblicaa,
lienee requiring no repetition liSie at
Ou my arrival here, I went over tha