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KLAMATH FALLS, KLAMATH COUNTY, OREGON, JANUARY 9, 1908
id January, IU<IH, at 'J o'clock a. m. Ko
Lid Is Down
far a. we know or have g*>od reason to
believe we tind that tlie said James M.
The lid cam» down last Sunday with
Johnson received .«id wound at the
a .lam and a bang that was loud rnougb
lianila oi Frank Corpron and Peter
to lie beard from on« en l of the county
Petersteiner, »I shii we iM'lieve to be
to the other, and right on top of it cam«
guilty of I lie crime.
Sheriff Ohenehain. II there were any
Dated at Klanmlli Falla tin* 7lh day of
leak, no on« was able to liud them.
The dryei-t .|s>t on earth was a roaring
W. i : IKE HORN,
torrent w lien compared with tlii» city,
MONT E. HUTCH IKON.
A few <>l the far-sighted ones lm<! pro
JAH. W. M UAW,
vided for the occasion by laying in a
H. T SUMMERS,
supply ol the **<>h, 1» joyful." One
chap wanted everyone to know what a
I, C. D. Willson, do not fully agice in
lar-.ighti-d cuss he was and got out
the above opinion.
on the street und proceeded to tell
Mr. Wilson’» reason for refusing to
everyone wit Inn a radius ol ball • rude
sign toe verdict was bused on the belisf
that he was not "dry," and to prove the
that it was possible lor Johnson to have
correctness of Im diagnosis he proceeded .
been Injured by tailing on the cue.
to do the serpentine down the middle of |
Aa a result of this verdict, Frank Cor
I the street with a Ixitll« in each hand.
pron arid Petersteiner were rearrestel
Last Friday Sheriff Obenchaln issued I
and held without bail to await the action
hi, proclamation number two, and this
ol the grnnd jury at the June term of
time took in everything from the cigar
stand up. There was a howl, of course,
mil it will do no good lor it is the
Tule Lund on
sheriff's intention to lit astride the lid
Installment Plan until be turn • the key, of his office over The fight between Senator Fulton and
to his successor, and »Iren Silas »aya Assistant United Stales Iristrict Attor
lie Is going to do a thing ne generally ney lleney lias started in earnest and it
That reclaimed tulo marsh laud ia ti,« ' dries it.
promises to lie on« of the warmest in
riehuit land unearth is conceded by all
Dre saloon men were the molt com
lainiliar with the »object. Such laudi placent ol them all. Aa one eipreiM-d history. Both men bate each other
in the vicinity of Woodland and bantu it: "We do not care il they close up most cordially and there will lx* no
Ana, California, have a value of 1'100 to the county a- tight as a drum. We will choosing of wools for **ake of the other's
I feelings. Rome months ago Heney inti
f.'iOO per acre.
obey the law. <>ur position is that il
I am offering for sale in ten acre there are any iqx-cial concessions to Ire mated that he might coine to this Mate
trait, a half lection of line tule land granted we wfinl our share, but it every* and fight Fulton’s re-election to the
within two utile. of th» Cal. A N. E. one is to l„* treated alike »« will Ire Senate. It would aceui that lie is about
reaily to make his threat good, but Ful
found right up in front taking our medi ton has thrown down tbe gauntlet tu
Tin» land ia part of the area to lx* re- cine with a smile.'' And that is what the gentleman Irons Pan Francisco and
claimed by the I’. K. Reclamation Ser they did, lor there were some in town be has picked it up with a vim that is
vice in thv near future It ia denaelv who, for il there were arrack anywhere indicative <>( what the light will lead to.
C<>vare<I with tuiea an»! will lx*cutne im would lx? «mt* to tind if, tramped the
Thia week Senator Fulton issued the
street with M mighty thirat.
menaely productive when reclaimed.
following letter to Mr. Heney:
other sper ial term for February loth,
when the civil and criminal dm ket will |
probably 1« dia;>oaed of.
It ia understood that Judge Benson I
will shortly issue a call for a »peelsI '
terra for February loth. Among the
criminal rases that will trs l.rough. to
the attention of the new jory that will'
I m * subpoenaed to serve will be those <4
Janies N'evelle, charged with horse steal-!
ing, ban McNamara and John Willard, 1
chargeil with Iturglary; Joe Coburn, j
charged with cattle stealing, and Peter
Peterstein and Frank Corporen, charged
with the death of James M. Johnson.
i The regular monthly meeting of the
I Isianl of directors of the Water Viera
asiHiciation was held Saturday,
inoet iiiijxirtaiit question coming ladore
the lioard was that of ercuriog the aign-
mg up <4 additional land in the Ipper
i Project. The directors have lieen i'i*
'lustriously at work trying to induce the
lieople who have not signed up to do so,
m order to aeeure tbe ri*tiimen* rni*-nt of
work on tlie Clear lake >lam next.^Good
progress has already Iw-rn made, and it
1 is hoped that sufficient ¡and will lx* so*
■ <iri-*l within a short tune to make the
necessary showing to the government.
The attorney of the association was
A nun>l«r of friends of Mr and Mrs.
instructed to bring suit against every
member of the association who ia delin R. E. Cantrall surprised them last Fri
quent and tu push the same with all day evening and "warimd” their
[vigor. There are upwards of |1200due beautiful new home in tlie Hot Springs
from delinquent assessments. The sec I addition in g<xxJ, old-fashioned form.
retary, past and present, ramie deli- Among tho»e in the party were Messrs
gent efforts to collect in this money, but I Rhodes ami Durham of Merrill, Morgan,
no attention has been paid to him- No Brock. Lennox, Huson, Jacobs, Nicker
further notice will be given and the son and Misses Golden. Hunt, Marple,
When the announcement wan made
next thing those who are delinquent Willard and Orem.
over two month» ago that work would
Jarnos M. Johnson, w ho was injured
The evening was a most enjoyable
will know will lx* when they are served
commenee on the railroad cut ont of
at the Klamath Bar Christmas eve.
with pa|>ers in the suit. This will add one tM-ing enhv.ned by vocal section. I : »Ko H.^pr^g^rH^^'p^pUbe-
Cl_ 1_____ a_____________________ . .
died at his home in tins city Sunday
the costs to the a»se»ament and make by Mrs. JeM.e Brock Morgan and others.
u w„ ,impl„
morning. As a result thereof Frank
the neglect quite an expensive one. Jt banemg wa. indulge.! in, mo.ic being »n.of tbo^ “good feeling" rumor, that
Corpron and Peter Prtrrstrlner are <•< ti
will undoubtedly take a few days in furn>.h*J by Mr Unnox. It was an 4re w,roetime. published. But the cor-
nned In the county jail on the charge of
which to make out tbe papers and those occasion that will long remain a p ess- .
rectne»« of the statement ia now ap*
will! wish to avoid the payment id costa ant memory to Mr. and Mrs. tantra I,
E. W. Smith arrived this
Following the death of Johnson the
as well as to those who so pleasantly
will do well to pay up at once.
' week with his complete outfit and ia
coroner look charge of the remains and
All penalties assessed against unsub surprised them.
shape to begin
tho Inquest was held Monday. Practi
scribed land have lieen suspended. This
cally the sama evidence published in
Teeter's landing is alive and doing active operations. The contract is a
is done in order to bring in the land in
last week’s Republican was given at the
1 business and is prepared to do more. big one and will necessitate the re
the Upper Project.
moval of over 100,000 yards of dirt and
Inquest, with the addition of that >4 Dt.
Engineer Murphy was present and : The ne«' hotel is now complete*I and
making of the grade from th« ter
Merryman who made the ixist mortem
really first -ffort made to meals for the travelling public are ready minus of the cut through th« tnle land
examination. ilo stated that the only
bring the board and tbe Reclamation
to the northern boundary of the Hot
injury found was that of the right aye.
Service closer together. It was found ham. proprietor.
Springs lanj). It will mean the em-
Death was due to a fracture ami abaceaa
that Mr. Murphy wan most willing to | BORN—Thursday, Jan 8, 190«, to Mr. ployriient of a good ailed force of man
tan k ol the wounded eye. The sliver
My proposition ia aa follows:
ASTORIA (Or.), Jan. 3, 1908 —Mr. furnish the board with any information and Mrs. R. C. Currin, a nine-pound continuously until the work is c-.rn»
that cauaed the injury first came in con*
it desited. He outlined the work he boy.
tact with the side of tlie none, near the
in hand for next year, insofar as it
recent visit to Bort land there appeared
From now on all sorts of rumors will
corner of the eye. glanced and penetrat for |tM) caoli and |1U |*er month for 21
was p*ie»il>le for him to do so. It is
in the Oregonian a purported interview
of the Catholic churdb of this city, died be afloat relative to the terminus of the
ed the uptier eyelid and the skull Im inonlha. No Intervet uill lx« charged Oil
The Klaiuatli <'ounty itigli School do-
mediately back of the eye. The piece deferred payment#, I will |*ay all taxe* bating team, consisting ol Alex Martin with you in which you were quoted as conferences to lie held between the at Baker City, Sunday, January 5th. road being at one place or another, but
of wood lemoved was 2*< inches long and dues to the KlnuixthWa'.crV avrw Aw- and Carlisle and Vincent Yaden left this saying that you had in your possession representatives of tbe water users and Father Heinrich had a host of friends in it can be positively stated that it will
It was Dr. Merryman's opinion that it •oclalioii during^the lime the land ia be morning for Medford, where they will evidence that I have been guilty of some the representatives of the government. thia city who will lie sorry to hear of not be at Mt. Hebron, Macdoel, Dorris, •
' or any other point longer than will be
the injury had lw*.*ti inflicted by an in ing paid Hr. A duoount of 10 per cent debate lire question: "Resolved, that corrupt act. My attention having lieen The result of the conference was a bet his death.
necessary for headquarters. The work
strumenl surgically ■ lean death might
Word was received here thia week to
the naturalisation law*, <>l tlm United
Portland newsiiaper, I said: "If, as re ter feeling all around, especially in view
that is now being done tietween Bray
not have resulted.
States should I m * made more stringent."
Call and arc or a«ldrvu*
ported by you, Mr. Heney charges that I of the fact that next year will be oae of
and this city is at points that become
Dr. Ma.ton’s testimony waa to the
forged several checks in this city, wai
The Klaiuatli County boy• líate the
I have lieen guiltv of any manner of cor the moat important, in point of work to
W. M. H LOUGH,
swampy m the early spring, and it ia
ofte.1 that he was called immediately
seen in LaJunta, and Trinidad. Color
ntflirmative side of tlie question. The
the purpose of the engineers to have the
K laiuath Falla, Ore.
ruption, I brand the statement aa a wil i
following the Injury and that when lie
ado, during the latter part of Decem
delmte will I m * held in Medford Friday
came in here.
right of way in such shape next spring
reached the injured man ho refused to
evening, Alex Martin being the first
A letter in reply to the one sent by ber. He was headed south, and it is that work can be carried on practically
My answer was published 1 Member
permit him to drew the wound . that hr
New Brokerage I'irm
presumed be ia now somewhere in New
•peaker; Carlisle Vaden, second, and
its entire length.
20 last, and 1 assumed that in view of the aaeociation. asking for the cost of
-lid not again see him until the next
Vincent Y'aden, third. Carlisle Yaden
force account, was received, stating that Mexico, his old home.
One of the principal pieces of work
morning, when Im was summoned to
We desire to announce J<> tlm ciliaens
Mrs. Lena Hargus entertained the that is to be undertaken by Mr. Smith
only manly course open to von and the cost of preparing such a report
Johnson's home, lie found him in a of Klamath Falla and vicinity that we the Medford boys.
cither repudiate the interview or make would be f 150. and that when tbe aassc- Bridge Club at her home Saturday.
will be the straightening of the curve in
semi conscious condition and partially have o|H>ned n busineaa and realty brok
Tills is the lirst of a series of deflates
ciation sent that amount the report
J. E. Bodge returned this week from the canal at the point where the rail-
delirious; that ho than dressed the erage office in the West room of the t hat is to I m * carr um I on throughout the a public and frank statement of the would be made out and forwarded here.
road crosses it. This is made necessary
wounded eye; that two days later lie Houston Hotel building. We will make -tste among the high schools, and will facta, or alleged facts, on which your No action was taken in the matter.
for the reason that it is almoat imposai -
found it necessary to remove the rye, short time loan, on gotwl security anti undoubtedly result in a great deal of statement was based. You have done
The rooms formerly occupied by the
when be discovered the sliver of wool; on article» <4 value, a »|w*t ialty of listing, good. Klamath County ia well repre neither, although tn a Washington |>aper Buena Vieta people have been rented American Bank and Trust Company was ble to erect a bridge at the angle made
that at no time after the eye was re buying ami selling business houses, sent*! and it is certain that the team you arc reported to have aaid that you by the association and tbe records and held Monday, when that institution necessary under the present curvature
moved did he see Johnson m a cons, ions rooming bouses, etc., and listing prop sent to .Medlord will handle the question "never »aid in an interview for publica books of the office were removed there rounded out its first year. The follow of the canal. This work will tie done at
condition; and that n<> treatment that erty for sale or rent. Wo will make a in a manner Ihst will reflect credit alike tion discreditable things regarding Ful this «eek. This would also make au ing were elected : Charles E. Worden, the expense of the railroad, under the
be knew of could |«isaibh have saved free photo for display at our ortive or on themselves, their teachers and the ton," but that "a Portland paper may excellent point for exhibits, and it president; Fred Melhase, vice president; supervision of the Reclamation Service.
have printed some things you said pri-
It was the adjustment of this piece of
■nailing <4 all pro|M*rtv listed with U4. county.
would be a good plan il the association W. 8. Worden, secretary: Gus Melhase, work that has delayed the commence
The jury returned tlie following ver We I io | m < Io merit tlie gtxMl will nnd
treasurer. These, with W. T. Shire, i
ment of operations until this time. It
Whether uttered privately or publicly, would have properly prepared a choice
compose the Board of Directors for the
friendship <4 all, and enjoy a »hurt* of
was supposed that the work wocld be
openly or secretly, any charge that I
To the Coroner
We, tlie jury duly your patronage. We firmly liolieve in
undertaken scon after the announce
have lieen guilty of a corrupt or discred for exhibition there.
impanelled and sworn herein to investi the bright future <4 the Klaiuatli coun
The regular meeting of tlie Inland Em ment was made in the Republican last
gate into the death of James M. John- try ami arc already advertising il in
The regular quarterly meeting of the itable act is an infamous falsehood.
pire Club was held last Friday evening, fall, but unforseen obstacles at Wash
son and tu ascertain who, if any one, Eastern papers.
County Court is Iw-mg held in this city,
when officers for the ensuing year were ington prevented the carrying ont of the
were guilty of tlie killing of said James
; and much busineaa that has accumu- myself and the people of this State,
C. P. GREGORY A SON.
aa follows: President, D. V. original program.
w hom 1 have the honor in part to rep
M. Johnson, submit the following ver
The City Council met in regular ®e»- Kuykendall; vice-president. Dr. F. M.
The oft repeated fear that the Mascn
Klamath Falla, Dec. 27, 1007,
2t I lated during the ;>ast six months is be- resent in the Congress of the United
sion Monday evening and transacted White; secretary, Leslie Rogers; treas Company cannot get its work completed
I ing dispowd of. One of the important
time to admit of tbe completion ot
First- We find that tlm name of the
pieces of business that will be trans States, you publicly and specifically set considerable routine business. A num urer, Francis J. Bow tie. A special meet the road to this city in the early fall
deceased was Janies M. Johnson and
ber of sidewalks were ordered laid as ing will be held on the 24th of this need have no further consideration and
acted will I m * the appointment of a road
that he was 40 years of age. That lie
master. Thia ia a new position provided the charge of wrong-doiug on my part. follows: 11th, Main to Canal; 9th, | month when the question of quarters may De eliminated from the list com-
Having purchased the Huniakei for bv statute. He will have full charge You shall not longer hide behind insin Main to Klamath ; Pine, between Third will be considered.
I piled by the pessimists. Two dredgers
waae male person and a native of Ken
transfer arxi dray equipment 1 am pre <>( all road matters in the county. If uations. let the facta be given and and Fifth. A light was ordered for the
•I’M H '0
Mias Eva Harpold returned this week will soon be in operation on this piece of
to Ashland, where she is attending the grade and will be worked night and day.
Second- That he caine to hie death by pared to do all kinds of freight and the com miss loners < xercise care in the given at once, if facta there lie. I stand corner of 9th anil Klamath.
Miss Harpold came When tbe last of the grade is com
The most ini|xvrtant piece of work : btate Normal.
a wound in his right eve made by a
selection of a competent man. one who
home to spend the holidays with her pleted the first of it will be ready iw
ties, for sutficient time will have elapsed
done by the council was the revoking of parents, who reside in Bonanza.
sharp instrument received outside of
thoroughly understand« road building
to permit of the proper settling.
J. A. THOMPSON.
the Klamath Bar and immediately in
and who will see that the Supervisors as an official and, confident in tbe know l i the license of the Klamath Bar, on the (
Registration liooks are now open, and
The plans of the engineers have been
front thereof, on the evening of Dec. 24,
throughout the county do their duty, edge that I have knowingly done no grounds that it was within the 400-foot those who desire to take part in the di carefully prepared and there is no likeli
1907; that by reason of said wound said
The ."sM Club will I m * entertained at then the tilling <4 the otliee w ill have
rect primaries must get their names on hood that they will miscarry, especially
|x*ople of Oregon of the rectitude of my that this is the first step towards the re- the roll at least ten days before the pri tn view of the fact that the “old man"
James M. Johnson died on the 5th day | the home ol Mrs. Silas Olrenchain.
I mm - ii a good piece of work. This county
says ‘complete that road at once."
j duction of the number of saloons in this maries are held.
is sadly in need of a radical change in
, city and the eventual raising of the li-
the matter of roads.
It was telegraphed to Heney, who i cense and limiting of the number in
'1 lie full prix-eedmgH will l*e published
was on hia wav home from Washington, : proportion to the population.
in a future issue of the Republican.
anil in reply thereto wired tlie follow
The question of purchasing a Are
I alarm system was again discussed and
TUCSON iAr. .Jan. 4. To the Ore at the special meeting held Tuesday
gonian: It is not easy to answer a let ■ evening, it was decided to ask for bids
Preaching laut Sunday in the hall by ter which 1 have not read, and I will not , for an electric system, including a 1400-
attempt Io do so. Lincoln Steffens’ar pound bell with electric striker. Tlie
the Free Methodist*.
ticles on Oregon land frauds, published Gamewell Fire Alarm company has en
l-ant Saturday, Perry mid Jack Ed in the American Magazine, and several
tered the field and it is quite likely that
ward*, accompanied by their parent», articles in Collier’s Weekly make state
then* will be several others.
purled through Keno on their way to ments about Senator Fulton which are
Project Engineer Murphy made in
Klamath Full., where they are taking a lilwloua if not true and which charge
quiry as to who was to maintain the
four-year course in the high achool. him with acta which would beconstrued
bridges across the canal within the city
They spent the holiday, on their new aa corrupt. II he denies their truth I!
limits, and the matter was referred to
ranch near Bogus.
suggest that he test their accurracv by the Recorder, who will examine the
Tlie Sheriff had hi, closing-order no a libel suit.
ordinance granting the franchise for the
Any and every statement which 1 may canal. The grading of 11th street was
tice aerved on tlie saloon and »tore,.
Al Decker, who was in charge <>( tlie have made about Senator Felton for ordered done, at Mr. Murphy's request, i
anloon, in tlie absence oi J. Dyer, when publication I am prepared to substan
Liquor licenses were granted to Ike
tlie notice was served, said he would tiate with legal evidence when the Wright and T. W. Newton. The ordi
obey tlie order, and last Sunday was the proper time and opportunity arrives.
nance establishing the grade on Main
In the meantime I call attention to street, between Center and Juniper,
fl rat Sunday that tlie saloon ha, been
the fact that Mitchell, Williams, Jones, I was passed, as was also the one vacating
dosed since its formal opening.
Mays and even Buter of Oregon, Abe Main street through the Hot Spriugs
Kuef, Eugene Schmitz and Louie Glass addition.
I. O. O. F.
of San Francisco each vehemently de
nied that he bad done any wrong and <
------ Gill and Inspect this Fine Line-------
There was a large attendance at challenged me to produce evidence
Klamath Ixxlge No. 137 last Saturday thereof.
Our Responsibility Ends When You are Satisfied
I have made good on each of them and I The special term of the Circuit Court
evening when the following officers were
I will just as conclusively make good on wti convened in thia city Monday and
installed for the coming term :
A. Kershner, N. G.; C. C. Brower, V. Senator Fulton as to any statement tlie service, of the jury were dispensed
bi.; O. A. Stearns, Sec.; P. L. Foun which I have heretofore given out for with Tuesday evening, having been
called upon to try but one case, that of j
tain, Trees.; I*. Shell, War.; C. L. publication. FRANCIS J. HENEY.
When shown the foregoing dispatch the California Northeastern Railroad vs.
Shattuck, Con.; Jasper Bennett, R. S.
N. G.; H. Pelts, L. 9. N. G.; H. J. last night Senator Fulton said :
Chapman, lor right of wav. A number
“I called on Mr. Heney (or facts. Of of cases that would have been tried at
Winters, R. S. V. G.; H Offenbacker,
1.. S. V. G ; G. W. Nowlin. I.G.; G. course I knew he had none to substan this term had to go over on account of
j I). Gristle, O. G.; Edgar Schaffer, tiate his vile insinuations. I denounced the fact that sufficient time had not
Chap.; K. 1>. North. K. 8. 9.; B. 8. him as a liar and he nuw writes himself elapsed tietween the date of calling the
Successor to R. H Boiler
down as one, as he failsand refuses even special term and its convening to admit
! Grigsby, L. 8. 8.
E. W. GILLETTE. Ä CO.
B. 8. Grigsby was elected ti listen (or to attempt to submit any statement of of securing proper service on the liti
gants. It is now proposed to call an-1
Peterstciner and Cor
pron Held for Murder
COMMITTED WITHOUT BAIL
Coroner s Jury holds them
Responsible for the
Controversy is (ietting
® Watch I
Contractor Smith Be
tins Work on Cut
HENEY CALLED A LIAR
WORK IS TO BE RUSHED
Prosecutor Replies that He
Will Prove all He has
Given for Publication
Large Amount of Material
is being Accumulated
Big shipment of Dining Tables,
Rockers, Chairs, etc.
He i 1 kemper’s