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KLAMATH FALLS, KLAMATH COUNTY, OREGON, SEPTEMBER 26, 1907.
NOW FOR A
of Klamath County
Since tli« commencement of work on
R.G. Butler, who for the past several I
tlie Klamath Irrigation Project, tlie at months has been a resident of fteuo, ,
tention of the Indian Bureau has lieen , returned to this city Friday.
attracted towards tlie Klamath Indian
Kexervation. hu|a>r mtendent Wilson
W.C. Dalton, the well known Tule
lias been hard at work convincing the Ijtke capitalist returned this week from |
department that the reservation is sus San Francisco, where fie had been on I
ceptible ol great development along ir business.
rigation line«, and when Secretary Gar-
Miss Hattie Cooper of Keno, who has
IlgJd was here ho successfully presented
residing in this city for the past ■
his side of the < ase that the department
months, returned to her home ,
issued orders dirv^rim: that a thorough
investigation be made as to what can la> Tuesday.
done ulong timeline. Last week W. B.
Thi-i week Picard ceased to exist, the
Hill, Irrigation lns|>eclor of the Indian ' now postoffice at Dorris having been
Service arrived here and is now at work opened for business Saturday.
investigating conditions from Modoc
A new set of wheels were received
Fred Houston went up to Bonanza
rushes for tlmlier land ever witnessed Point to the Williamson river.
week for tlie streetcar, ami it is this week accompanied, by John Stilts.
Bonanza is Already flak
Henny Will be Here this
These rv|s,rtH state that the town <>l Bly lias been advanced as a means ol re likely that it will not take to the road
John Schallock ha* been appointed
ing Bifc Preparations to Ims grown almost to th« size ot this claiming upwards of 100,000 acres ol
Week and a Final Re-
Truant Officer by the County Court, and
County Treasurer Lewie is having an I jt ¡a U|, to him lo see thwt all children of
city, and every person there is deter land. This reclamation could he done
Carry off Honors--Fort mined to get a claim slid hold it against at a very small cost, ami while here Mr. outing on the Up|>er lake.
sume of Next Year’s
outingon th« Upper
During his s jiooi age attend scb<x>l.
Klamath and Merrill all comers, even if it la necessary to r« Hill will examine the project thorough* al«sence 1-eslie Rogers will lie deputy . Attention is called to tbe advertise Plans Will be Hade.
soil to force to do it. O| course, these ly. <0 course, if the lake is lowered t county treasurer.
ment of the Brick Store Company,
stories may Is* exaggerated ami the and no provision made for the irrigation . The firm of Brennan A Bagley has
appearing in this issue.
number of |>ei sons on the scene greatly I of tlie lands reclaimed, it would render
Supervising Engineer Henry will fie
been dissolved, Mr. Brennan having
See Mrs. Wright’s ad on page five.
overestimated. Nevertheless, it is a valueless the thousands of acres of over- i
this week. The purpose of bis
purchased his partner’s interest.
A meeting of the |t>>ard of Directors of well known fact that there will Is*
flow land that is now used as pasture. Bagley has engaged in business in Borl
visit at this time is tofgo over the plans
the Agricultural Society was held last hundreds of people on the ground who
, It is Mr. Hill's purpose to site If tbe | and.
interesting announcement in its adver for work next year. Consulting Engi
Friday evening when th« question of will make the run to land a claim when
lake cannot be lowered and a system of
neer handers, who has been here for the
on page five.
holding th« County Fair was discussed.
Major am) Mrs. C. E. Worden will
the appoint«*! hour arrives.
irrigation installed at a figure that will
past several weeks gathering data, has
The conclusion was reached that. the
F. J. Bowne was over from Bonanza
When it is considered that there are make it comparatively reasonable. So leave for San Francisco Friday. Thev
reached a decision on what por
date originally set would not allow , but comparatively few claims, the gen
feasible is a proposition along such lines will go to tbe railroad in the new auto- for several days this week,
the project will be undertaken
sufficient time Io handle tlie matter in a i eral concensus of opinion among tlie
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Church are visit next year. When Mr. Henny arrives
that it is certain that it will receive bis mobile.
satisfactory manner, and It was practi well known cruisers placing the niimlwr
( hearty approval, and if it does, there
he, Mr. Sanders and Mr. Murphy will
Father Feusi returned Tuesday from a ing at Pelican Bay Lodge.
cally agreed to j«i«t|Hine the time until |
at ••5 and in no case over 150, it will fa- added to the agricultural lauds trip to Silver Lake and vicinity.
over the situation and the final rec
Oclolier 17, H and IV. There is no will easily l»e seen that some one is go
of this county an area that will rival in vices will be held at the Catholic church j nanza was in the city Wednesday.
ommendation will be made.
reason why the fair should not la« the
ing to gel left and will have wasted i richness any other section of the as usual next Sunday.
. No one is able to guess what work will
greatest in the history < I the county, for
Mrs. A. Castel left for Portland this lie undertaken next year. There will he
their time, money and energy on a wild county.
there is plenty of money to make it a
E. E. Wise, who has been visiting i week. She was accompanied by her
goose clisse. As a result of this open
A proposition of this character is cer
at the disposal of the Service for use on
success from a financial standpoint.
ing there are going to be more contests tain to receive the careful attention and with bis daughter, Mrs.Charles Graves, I eon, Alfred, and Miss Eva Carrick, who this project about $420,000 for 1908 and
There is n great deal of work to lie done,
1 go to the metropolis for the pnrpose of 1500,000 for 1909. When the final an
than have ever been filed in this county. vigorous support of tlie people of tbe at Odell, returned home this week.
and most of the director« find that they
J. A. Maddox, of Sharon, Kansas, is attending school this winter,
Many have gone there to take up northern part of the county, esjieciallv
nouncement is made the amount will fie
will not be aide to devote their time to
his old time friend. Cashier i „ .. . . . .. . „ ,
homesteads who have exercised thia Fort Klamath, for it would bring within j visiting
pretty close to these figures. The
it. Thia places it all on the shoulders
, .. ’
right. Their purpose is to “run a bluff" their horizon tlie possibility of a new Dalzell, of tbe First National Bank.
j E. Huner, field inspector, of the Recla- problem that Messrs Henny, Sanders
of President Bishop, and lie states that
and try and hold the claim until after county with that hustling little town as
O. B. Gates is having his house raised \ mation Service, are here from W’asb- and Murphy are trying to solve is to
he will carry It through if he receives
the date of filing la ;>«st and then the county seat.
expend all of this where it will ac
of feet, and intend finishing i igton on official business,
sufficient encouragement 1 rom the
change their entry to a timber claim.
complish the greatest good for tbe
the basement for a diuning room and
Captain Roberts and his son, Dan, greatest number of people.
Many of these people are known, and if
A New One
That there is a great deal of interest
who have been the captain and engi every cent of it will be expended ixt
they are successful in securing a claim
being manifested throughout the county
All Workmen and their wivts and all neer of the Steamer Klamath, this week year is absolutely certain, but »oat
under these conditions they are certain
1« indicated from the action of the peo
visiting Brothers are invited to attend a resigned their positions and will return portion of tbe project will receive
to have to tight a contest. That it will
"A desire that I have had for years
ple in the Bonanza country. A Bonanza
tic several months before most of these has at last lieensatisfied. I have wanted banquet at the A. O. U. W. Hall, Tues- I to Portland, a fact which their many attention will not be announced for th«
day baa lieen asked lor, and the boosters
claims are given to bona fide entrymen to come to < fregon te live and here 1 am day evening October 1. 1907. Walter I friends will regret.
are already at work with the avowed
Lennox, M. W.
Mri. L. F. Willits left Wednesday
The impression seems to have gotten
intention of carrying away all of the
The First Degree of Odd Fellowship morning for a visit with her parents at out that because tbe Reclamation Ser
pnsee. This has aroused toe pride of
he boarded tbe Steamer Klamath at was conferred on Chas. Graves last Talent. During her absence she will vice has leased tbe Clear Lake reservoir
Merrill and the booster« down there say
Teter's landing Sunday afternoon. Mr. evening, and the Third Degree was .»’•<’visit friends and relatives in the > site for two years it would indicate that
Dial while the Bonanza country is all
Rogue River valley.
’Wio work will be done on this part of the
I*elaney, aooompanied by his wife, was conferred ou Mr. Schaffer.
right. It will have to get up early in the
Upper Project until this lease expires.
morning if II la going to walk off with
Frank McCord left this week for Loe
Joseph Sugarman, of Portland, arri
This is entirely wrong. An examina
the laurels. Merrill has a reputation at sions of the County Court field this will be mayordome of the estate of E. ' ved here Sunday evening.
tion of the lease shows that it contains
__ ‘ ter. He has for the past two years
stake, since the great showing made at year, an immense amount of business fi. Harriman. He has l«en for years assist his brother in the Portland Store.
the provision that the lease must sur
Kacramentobrought to that noted sec
C. A. Telford, of Red Bluff California, J
render any portion of the site at any
tion the prize bull. Bonanza wants to missioners. The (looks of the county Southern Pacific and for the past year
on demand from the Service. It
allow* the county that it is "some pump officials have been gone over and ex
C. Telford. He is one of the 8. P.1 William Woodburg and Dick Libby of was recognized that even if work was
kins”, too, and there promise* to lie a amined ami many s[iecial claims have Engineer Hoey. When Mr. Harriman
engineers, to which position he was re- Tule I-ake passed through the city begun this year, it would be a year or
rivalry that will make it most interest lieen passed upon. It was decided to purchased the Pelican Bay projierty,
'Tuesdav on their wav to tbe head of more before it would have progressed
Rogue river, where thev hope to bag far enough to cause the water to rise,
John I.. Stewart one of the proprietors
Right up in front with Bonanza ami Equalization until the third Monday in tative, know mg that in placing the prop
, some game,
and it was thought advisable to lease
of the Midway Bar, this week refused
Merrill i* Fort Klamath, with the claim Oetolier, As a result of tins ;a>Htpone-
the site, with the provisions referred to
that there Is no belter section than that
thus bring into the reclamation
of which she is queen, and tl.e boosters Chastain to employ additional help in clusion the great scheme of improve which is located in Washington. The by Rev. and Mrs. P. Conklin as fai as
fund every dollar that it was pos
of the Switzerland of America intend to
sible to get out of it. If the Service re
come down witli the goods to pruve its Ohencbain within the time prescribed home. Pelican Bay is to be one of the cated close to the market. Mr. Stewart. where she will visit relatives. Mrs.
any portion of the leased site, then
Conklin is her daughter.
by law. Tlie Court has provided for
asks $12,000 for the property.
the leasee will be rebated therefor. As
Bonanza has already set the ball
The “500" Club was entertained at to whether the work will be under
E. A. Dunham and Austin White re
rolling by tlie ap|s>intinrtil of commit ployment of such additional help as may beautifying the grounds and stocking turned from their trip to Medford Sat the home of Mrs. Frank Ira White Sat
taken next year, the Republican se, s
tees representing the different valleys of lie necessary to prejiare the role within the preserves with game.
urday. They returned via the Klam urday afternoon, and one of the most no reason why it should change its pre
which it is tlie hub, as well as the idol.
ath Hot Springs. Austin has come to 1 delightful afternoons of the season were diction that it would be and that suf
Repairs were ordered upon the bridge laney were the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Those wlio are so honored are as follows:
the conclusion that a sail boat is not in enjoyed. The members were taken to ficient funds will be set aside out of the
Yunna Valley: Mrs. John Shook, Jacob across Link river and $250 were ap ; W. 8. Worden. They left for Pelican it with an auto.
1 the beautiful country home of tbe hoet- $420.000 available to make a showing
Ketick and II. J. O'Brien; Poe Valley: propriated for that purpose. One hun Bay Wednesday on the Steamer Wine-
| ess where amid the giant poplars the that will be satisfactory to tbe people of
The electric ball at Keno last Friday fat.inating gatne was played. Refresh-
Mrs. John Horton, John VanMeter dred dollars were also appropriated for
the Upper Project.
night was a great success. It was given n)enta were gerved
and Edward Freuer; 1 .angel I Valley: tlie completion of the work in District
That next year is going to be tbe ban
Mrs. E. B.O. Williams, W If. J’anky,
year, so far as progress is con
and W. H. Brown; Bonanza: Mrs. D.F. Were appointed viewers for the road pe
Abstract company and Judge Drake are cerned, for this project is certain. The
Driscoll, J. <». Hamaker ami II. I.. Hol
A new stage set vice is to be inaugu- from this city and was quite well pat enjoying an outing at Crystal Creek. railroad will be close this winter, with
gate. So (ar Merrill, Fort Klamath ami ing. The road petitioned for by Edward
next Monday between this city ronized. The well known hospitality of Reports state that they are having the assurance that it will be completed
Keno have not announced their com Feuer, et al and W. II. Woodburg, et al,
luck in their hunting and fish- t> this city next summer. This wi
Connection will l>e made the people of Keno was ever present splendid
bring in a great influx of people, not
during the festivities, and everyone had ln^ ext :ur8,on8*
Tiie county lair is one of the best of E. W. f’ollurd, who has been justice
homeseekers anti investors, but
a delightful time.
Ix'e 8. Robinson, who is heavily inter
places for tlie farmers and business men of tlie peace for tlie Sprague river pre
Ito start this service was reached hist
laborers, and tbe scarcity of labo« that
of the county to meet and get acquaint
F. T, Higgins has purchased the prqp-
Sunday, when Mr. Davis and Mr. Mc
has lieen such a great handicap in the
ed. Those who have stock to sell should removed therefrom.
owned by Walter Groff and John Monday evening, and is the guest of J. past will lie practically overcome.
Intire made arrangements for the stage
D. Carroll of the Henlev ranch.
firing it io the fair mid exhibit it; those
line from the Landing. It is also stated Matney, in the Enterprise tract, and in
Added to these important factors is the
who want to buy ought to go there ami
that tbe opening of this line will be fol
manner in which the Service is planning
see what is offered (or sale. It is also a
lowed by one to Bray’s, the present Frank Ira White. He proposes to im
campaign for tlm future. Every
means of stimulating progressive farm
terminus of the California Northeast prove this property and make it one of
i portion of the project is being gone over,
ing, for where exhibits are sent in,
Bids for the leasing of the Clear I.nice ern. If this is done, it would indicate the most attractive in the countv.
A good sized audience attended the and those sections that are susceptible
those in attendance will beahle together
Reservoir site wore ojiened in this city that there will once more lie two routes
given in the Houston opera of the greatest amount of development
ideas that will be liencficial to them in
last Friday by Project Engineer Mur into this Basin. Already Merrill and returned this week from Woodland, house last evening by George Gilbert ' with the funds in hand will be under
their endeavors to get out of the soil the
phy. There were but two bids, one the Tule latke country are arranging to I, California, where they had lieen for the Bancroft. Those who failed ,to hear taken. The proposition under consid
greatest amount of production for tlie
from Edward Brown, the Cornel) sheep have the freight and iiassenger traffic purpose of attending the Golden Wed- this talented lecturer missed a treat, eration is to expend all of the available
lalair and money ex|iemled. Everyone
man, offering $1511, ami one from the for that section come via Bray's. When ing of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Farrar, par- for he is one of the most fascinating and funds during the year for which they
should take an interest in it. The best
Tule Lake Land and Livestock company Mr. Davis was asked about the pro ents of Mrs. Del.ap. Mr. and Farrar are I entertaining men before the public to were allotted, and if this is done, then
on the farm should be sent in and ex
offering $1500. The lease is for three posed line from Dorris, lie was non wel! known in this county, having lieen day. It is the first time Mr. Bancroft there will be no cause for complaint.
hibited. Few there wore who realized
years, with the provision that the Rec committal. It is characteristic of Mr. residents here for several years, and has been in .this* city for fifteen years,
that Klamath Gounty would make a
lamation Service has the privilege of Davis to keep still until lie is ready to their old time friends extend eongratu- He has a course of six lectures, and
showing al Sacramento. Yet it walked
cancelling all of the lease at any time, ' shoot, and when he pulls the trigger he Nations and wish them many years of will deliver one each evening this week
off with $1000 in prizes, and if everyone
or any part of it, if during the life of the I generally hits the bull’s eye. He is health and happiness.
and Monday and Tuesdry evenings of
had gotten in and helped Ibis sum
contract it is found necessary to use any master of the Steamer Klamath now,
The Dunkard colony, in Butte ( reek
"exl week* The lec,ure ,hii eveBinK
would have been gfeatly increased. The
part of the property. It is quite likely ami is bending every energy to bring bv that Irrepressible Z.im, visited Mount ! wil1 ** <re“’ but il wil1 l>e ,or men onlv valley, was further augmented this
county fair is a good place to try your
that this option will be exercised, for it , business to it, and is meeting with great . Tnmalpais, California, during the past «"‘1 H promise, to be one of the most week by the arrival of thirty families at
exhibit at. See if you cannot get some
is certain that work will begin ou the success. Should he see that it will ¡week and were nearly rolled down the interesting and mstructive of his series, Dorris. Those who arrived last spring
of the prizes offered. It may lead to
Clear Lake dam next year.
make business for his boat to open up a
are greatly pleased with the success
your securing greater premiums at lar
side of that noted sky piercer because '
The entrance of Mr. Brown into this route to Bray's, it is quite likely he will
Miss Worden Appointed i with which they have met, and are
ger exhibitions. J. Frank Adams se
section of the county with his sheep is do so, and in view of tbe splendid I he insisted it could be lost in;
sending back glowing refiorts. This
cured a $1000 bull for hi« effort. What
liable to precipitate a sheep war. Here 1 standing he has with the S. V. officials,
will undoubtedly result in a greater in
he has done, others can do if they try.
are few tbe equal of the Judge.
tofore this section has been recognized I lie will get a square ileal so far as the
To the many friends of Miss Mae flux of memtiers of this sect during the
as the domain of the cattleman ami every handling of the traffic is concerned.
Mrs. A. D. Miller and daughter, Con Worden the news of her appoint coming year, and will do much ton ird
attempt made in the past- to pastlnre
stance, will return home the last of the ment as head of the musical department settling up this rich country.
A Wild Rush
sheep in that vicinity, has met with de
Edward Brown, the Cornell sheep* week. They have been on a visit with of the High School will be a source of
man, was in the city thia week to las Mrs. Miller’s sister in Helena, Montana, much gratification. Miss Worden is a
W. H. Dulaney, manager of the A i I-
If the reports that are reaching thia
present at the opening of the bids for the also Yellowstone Park, Portland and talented young lady and thoroughly well way Bxr, went tv Ban Francisco V •• -
city from Blv are correct, the 28lh of
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Wright were up Clear latke reservoir site, which oc Seattle. Mr. Miller will meet them at qualified to fill the responsible position nesday for the purpose of pucha i ,g
thia mohth will see one of the wildest from Butte Creek valley this week.
curred last Friday.
to which she has been appointed.
stock for his wholesale liquor house.
The Date has been Postponed Until
October 17, iS, 19
The Reclamation Service Will Have
This Sum for Klamath
BIG PRIZES WILL BE OFFERED
EVERY DOLLAR WILL BE SPENT