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KLAMATH FALLS, KLAMATH COUNTY, OREGON, OCTOBER I, 1908.
ili« road from Medford to Klumulh
rails sill be «boni *2.'.<),O00. Of this
ho k so a county lias pledged 150,000;
Medford, » .000, and the automobili'
owners |,*>000. It Is expected that
ihe sial« will contribute |l00,000,
Klamath county, *50,000, and the
riillroad 150,000 Til« cost of build
Ink the blgliwuy would thus be easily
Coiilldehce Is felt that with u
'demand from the entire stat«, the
national government would build the
road through the reserve nt i< prob
nide lost of 0350,000, Il has been
vary liberal In building roads In oth
er National parks, especially lu th«
Yellow stone,where It Spent 1000,000
II Is cany Io realize the bettent of
the expenditure in this section of a
half n million dollars for building
roads. The greater portion of th*'
«xpeiis« would be for labor, as be
yond a number of road building ma
chines the money would be paid out
A large portion of this
money would be left |n the county
for provisions ami supplie».
HEARS HTAItTH t'AMl*.
!<» IRRIGATE IIY PI MPING.
will be given In premiums *300 in
I l TAL Ill YA WAY
The people of Klamath Falla were
Fr-sl Melhase Is making arrange* «ash. These premiums are for fruits,
brought to a realization of the fact M<j|b< Billy Attarfc« John Litti« John ments to put In a private |
pumping vegetables,grasses and other products Dogs Scar- Hor<ws, liesuiting |n th«
on Thursday that the railroad was
in Iiii|H>rtnnt U ito«
plant to Irrigate about <!<) acres
of <tt the farm, field and orchard
Deiiih of Child.
really building toward Hits illy
his land cast of town, which is above of the principal reasons why the far
.1 u dim G.-o T Bald
About x o'clock thirty or forty head
As a sequel to the
the main government ditch, There mers of this county should take an
Saturday evening from
of mules und horses were driven Jacoba, for which W
ar« about 9000 acres of high land active Interest in the collection of
here at 1
through the city and a Iftlle later accused and Is being
along the foothills between this city ibese exhibits is that the best Is to
Ronds t ouveiitlon uml
they were followed by Contractor by the Federal Co
and th« gap, which la to be eventual be preserved for exhibition at the
.Michael wn> seriously Injured
Lake Itomi committe«
Hears camp outfit, wagons and teams, John, the principal v
ly covered by the government pump Seattle Fair. No effort seems to have
ir infant baby lost Its life.
lie says that It was i n« of the most
consisting of 11 mules, 10 wagons, date nearly lost hl.
ing system. Thia Include« some of been made for the gathering together '
liekah District Convention
••nthuslastlc meetings lie ever attend
wheelers, scrapers, tents and wagons
; after Hartley •
the best land for orchards and gar of a collection for this great Pacific |
her« last evening after
The party was headed In the direc
'. all the lr >,
dens In the county.
Coast exposition, and It 1s up to the |
anqnet was served. It was
tion of .Midland und will esiabllsli Y v : X for
' ine people of Medford urn all
As it will be some time before the individuals of the county to we that
■'«lock when the meeting
«amps on th« railroad survey about
alive," said Mr. Baldwin. "They are
• ret u r n
government builds this portion of the something Is done along this line. >,
John Logue and Mrs. JVe-
very mill'll In curliest over the Crntci
l tlon it is reported I
system, Mr. •Melhase is making ar- an exhibit had been placed in the I had and
baby started for home and
has the sub-contract from Erickson the Indians had *•
Lake road mid It Klamath count)
rangements wltn the Reclamation Agricultural Building of the Lewis I Just as th
pins d the Vinson Lodg-
A- Peterson for the construction of of whiskey and J.
does as well ns Jackson. we are us
Service for use of water from the and Clark Fair It would have resulted Ing Hous«
■, a number of dogs chased
»tired of a state appropriation that
main canal and will put In a pump In incalculable good for this county. I colt tl at was following the team.
marsh. He Is known as a successful
will assure tin* building of Ihe road.
On the way l,n«k t.ey got Into n ing plant this fall. He will build his (The failure to do so has been recog
The colt ran Into the buggy and
Wo cun hardly r«i»ll«« th« vast Im-
drunken row, and it la said that Mo ditch along th« government survey so nized as a great mistake. Do not let
I wared the horsi, which ran lnto‘a
outfit from Nevada
poitmicc <>f this mad for Klamath
doc llllly, father of Illa Harding, th
Th« number of teams and equip Indian boy who was captured wild that It can later be used by the gov the same thing happen again. Klam- 'elepbone pole. ■Mrs. Michael and
county, I la 1l«v« thut live years af
ernment The water will have to be ath county is known throughout the child ser« thrown out betw«»en the
ter the mail Is built the people ui
liardey at Alturas, attempted to kill rals« d about 7•> feet and electric pow
west and there will be thon-ands of i wheels and body of wagon.
that Mr. Hears would employ a large Little John with n knife Toni I.I’tle
ibis county will get back annually,
er will probably be secured from visitors at Seattle who will look for | oaby’s bead caught in oue of the
the money they have spent, from the
John, a brother of John, Interf.
something from Klamath and if they | wheels and the cl lid was pulled from
the Southern Pacific to have th« road- and stopped the fight, and It Is I «
tourist travel from California alone
Mr. Melba: e estimates that the do not find a proper • xhiblt tli«y will 1 ts mother's arms.
' rhe road from Medford to Klam
lleved that hut for the prompt Sell
The baby and mother were taken
ished before winter sets In. It Is be of Ills brother, the old man wici.q cost of the plant will be about 11000, be disappointed and it may cause ;
ath Falls bf way ot Crater l.aku will
but he says that where the land Is them to turn their attention to other
other: o Dr. John...u s office, where It was
lieved that the railroad will soon have lost his life.
be about 130 miles long and It will
practically worthless now. it will be localities.
: .ound that the child's skull was
>«nd mi outfit In here to begin work
bccomo known as one of the greatest '
Modoc Billy Is known as a ba I worth $200 an acre with water. He
Inasmuch az there are no fundal rushed and its neck broken.
ci nlc roads In the world. This will
character und was Implicated In in • will plant the tract to fruit trees and
attracts thousands annually from ev
Hammond la luiyitiK cav
murder of some white settlers dining also l ave a garden put In. Fred T.
ery part of the Cnlted Him««, who
» In l.nngell Valley ane) tractors with their crews. Indications the Modoc war. He wan arrested j»;d Higgins, who has t«n acres In the all the available cash having been ; mother was v-.-rv »«riously injured
appropriated for the Sunset magazine ¡and at noon today bad not regained
for business are very bright during
will spend w««ks and months on their
placed In Jail at Yalnnx where lie V ill Enterprise tract, will also secure wa
advertising, the farmers mint b« de- onsciou»n-ss. There is little hope
trip through the country
be held until after the trial «
Is udirne utter stock
ter from the name ditch.
pended upon to aid in this work |Ior her r-- over;.. The funeral ot the
Parties who have beet^ over the cley. John Little John and li
per Lak« will become on« vast sum
The establishment of the plant by There will be a slight remuneration ' hild will be held this afternoon,
were tak«n to Klamath Age.«
mer reaort, and It will b« Impossible
I .Mr. Melhase will demonstrate what
Severn! hinds of lumb«-r were hnul-
in the way of premiums, but greater i
to estimate the money that will lie <1 to the government works last u eek »ay that they are throwing up road will u.
'an b« done with the land along the than this will be the fact that you , LEE JOilNHTONE'S BODY
bed pretty fast, If no accident hap- watch will be
l«ft In the cuunty by the tourist mid : by Frank Nichols.
•«pt upon them u It footnllls and will encourage others
FLOATS IN INTMAK PASS.
pens It will bo possible to lay a tern-
have taken part in the promotion of
Is feared that an attempt might be to put In temporary pumping
Monday evening th« Aurora More
A cablegram from Nome says that
a worthy cause—the prpper renresen- ,
will be a
mad« by other Indians Ao do away terns.
lia tconmionly called Hi« Northern
tatlon of this county at Seattle.
Searue. ' Federal authorities there are con-
I with tbe old man and his w i
Lights) «ns n beautiful sight Com
in '‘¡need that the body of Lee A. John-
upon their testimony rests th* co 1-
meiiclng with the resemblance of a
MAY III: JOHNSTONE.
the best you have and deliver it-to i none, aicused of the murder of his
««ttalnly that Engineer Knowlton's vlctlon of Barcley.
"Col. C H Jackson, of Portland. Is light from a large tire and then
A few week» i go the city papers i George T. Baldwin, who will see that •' He.who d.sa; eared while In ebarge
survey party 1s running the perma
one of th« most enthusiastic advo changing to many shnp'-s mid colors
printed a story ol a man by the name i It is properly cared for and exhibited
nent lines tor the Modoc Northern
a Mar.- si on his way back to Nome
cates of this road. Ills recent trip
Wtn. Copeland will dispose of all
of Lee Johnston«, who was arrested both here and at Seattle.
from Alturas to connect with the
from Seattle, is floating somewhere
A verdict of guilty was returned
through this county and to Crater of his surplus goods by public sale
in the war ts •>( Unituak Pass. Ever)
Southern Pacific at Midland. Il Is by th«> Jury In tl.e II. M Cosi case at in Seattle for the murder of his wife
loik« ban converted him Into one of on th« loth.
in Alaska. It la the belief of the of- OVER FIFTY’ THOl'SAN'D____________ a‘ ’ * a ‘ *J<JX ‘
i.nld llull the preliminary survey wa
otner piece of
the greatest Klamath boosters we
A great many different modes of made some time ago and that as soon
flcials here that this is the same Lee
FOR KLAMATH INDIAN'S. | fr‘
havo, and I only wish It would be travel may b« witnessed along tin a» the permanent line» are establish for nearly three hours. Sentence will Johnstone who was tried In the Cir
Within the next few daps J52.50-) j Victoria, on which Johnstone was a
possible for him to attend the Good road at present. Home afoot carry- ed. work will commence on the road-
cuit Court in Klamath Falls for steal is to be distributed among the Indian pas« nger, was »«arched thoroughly,
Honda meeting which Is being plan Illg their bed. hlcvi ling, buggies, bed Tlili will shut out any compet of Circuit Court Judge Hanna from ing a horse from Henry Jackson on
on the Klamath Reservation. This aDd not ,he leait traca of
ii«d for Klamath Falls I am afraid, freight wagons, autos, etc., all en ing lines which might have designs Josepl Inc county next month. In the the reservation. Johnstone lived with
will be *50.35 for every man, woman man has .« - n found. A careful ex-
however. Hint he cannot be hero, m route to the dam site.
tl e Indians for several months and and child on the reservation.
on this country.
amination of everp corner and cranny
free upon furnishing a *3000 bail was considered a pretty slick cus
least nut until after th«» corn Ina cam
An examination of the noil In our
When a settlement was made b;Jof the shiP tailed to give the slightest
palgn Is over. Judg<« Hcott has prom* vicinity Is being made by one t.r the
He was educated and had
IRE PAYING TIIE1R TAXES.
The case went to the jury at J1 traveled extensively and there was the government with the Indians for | indication of recent occupancy. It is
Ised to conic, ll<* Is the pronldi’n! ot government officials.
lands belonging to them which were j b«liuved at Nume that when John-
The property owners of Klamath o'clock Thursday morning
the state Good Road* organlrutlou
I)r. J. B. Hall In reported as I in-
County appear to have plenty of 1:15 p. m. when they filed back into a good deal of conjecture as to why not included in the boundaries of th« atone stepped across the bodp of the
The date for the meeting to be held proving mid we hope for n apeedy
ready money. At least that Is the the courtroom and t«nd< red to the he should apparently hide himself reservation, an agreement was enter- sleeping guard ne plunged directly
ill Klamath Falls han uut been set meI complete recovery.
with the Indians.
it»dl«s«at Isiti f«M»m ilia w».». »k.,o
. _ -—-c
••d into whereby the government was over the rail into the water.
Hom** people believe t! at
et. but It will have to be arranged
paying up ou their second Installment
Cos* wus charged with a statutory to the effect that Johnstone killed his
*537,000. A cash payment was to be |
to accommodate Judge Hcott, who ban grave mlslnke wan made In
of taxes. Tli«' sheriff's office has been crime by Carrie Stagg, a 1 l-year old wife in Alaska and chopped her body
of *25,000 and *350,000 was er, is In the city from Dairy.
"ngagements to attend n number ot
rather busy the past few days making girl. Much Interest has been display up and buried It under their cabin.
J. L. Stewart, a prominent rancher
to their credit with In- ;
Here It 1« the Ural
other meetings through out the that way
out receipts for taxes which have ed in the ca»« owing to tbe prornin- Johnstone then «vent to Butte. Mon
terest at five percent to be paid an of Lorella, is in the city.
tobcr mid no rains to speak of.
| «nee of the < oss futility in Medford tana. w here he presented papers sup
nually. The balance of the money
3. A. Penny is in the city from
Although we have small hop« of
Four meetings were held on Thurs
Miss Stagg was employed as a do posed to be signed by bls wife, au
Taxes will become delinquent on
was to be used by the Indian Depart Langell Valley on a business trip.
day at Medford, one In the forenoon, making any very large showing this October fifth, the first Monday In the mestic in the Coss family, and she
thorizing him to make settlement of ment in building irrigation ditches
Guy Merrill, the mule and horse
two In the afternoon, and one In th« .eiinoti nt the County Fair nn account month. There are now approximate testlfi«-d that Coss visited her room a large estate left her by relatives.
and providing cattle, etc.
Besides raiser of the Merrill country, was in
H. Jackson gave nil en of the extraordinary dryness of the ly 917.000 of unpaid taxes, but It is late at night and assaulted her.
When arrested he claimed that his the annual interest, the Indians can
thusiastic talk showing some of the season, still wc nil wish It to bo a believed that by the end of the week
the city Wednesday.
Coss was tried first In the justice's wife had committed suicide and left
draw not to exceed ten per cent of
bcnclll» that would be derived from great big success.
Chas. Thomas, who fell off his wa
this will be reduced to nearly 910.* court in Jacksonville and was bound a note asking him to dispose of her the principal during one year.
A. Cowley bought a load of barley
the building of the proposed road
and sustained a broken rib on
000. T|>ls amount of delinquent tax (over to the grand Jury. An indict body In the manner in which it was
The interest, which amounts to
from Medford to Crater Lake and Saturday tor which he paid *1.50 per es is considered very small for a ment was returned, which was found discovered, He was put on one of
Sunday, is able to be out.
In speaking of the hundred.
county as. large as Klamath and with l to be faulty, it was returned to the the Alaska boats to be taken there the Indians have asked for ten per
Mrs. G. W. Fish, the milliner, re
Wc hope that our readers will par
coat of such n road, he stated that he
so many non-resident property own jury aud a second indictment brought for trial but on the way jumped over- cent of the principal, which will be turned on Tuesday from San Fran
believed that Jackson and Klnmatl. <lon us this week for not sending In ers. It simply shows that the people I|U'
board with a life preserver, and it *35,000 more. This is the first money cisco, where she has been selecting
would «iich give Ihu.uoo towaid Hi« nil of the news, for In our hurry we of this county are in a prosperous
Coss was defended by W.M. Colvig was never known if he got ashore
drawn from the principal by the In her fall stock of hats and millinery.
estimated coat, that the state would possibly mlsseil n number. Of course condition and consider property here and Clarence Reamea. He was prose- somewhere or not.
dians and will amount to *33.85 per
The Spring Lake school house has
Icuted by R. G. Smith, E. E. Kelly and
come forward with nn amount eq uni we did not have much to do. Get up us u good Investment.
capita. This money, together with been remodeled and painted and now
^District Attorney Mulkey.
to the combined appropriations of
FOR BETTER SCHOOLS.
the interest, will be distributed to presents an attractive appearance.
the two counties, mid the national breakfast (for we are batching), milk
J. G. Swan, who returned on Sat «ach individual member of the tribe. School opened Monday with Miss Re
government would no doubt build the
STIt KEL8 IS < AITl RED.
urday from the state convention of
'1 died last
store French as teacher.
cut wood, drnw up water for 25 or
Jay Stlckels, who was indicted by county school superintendents. Is very
road In th« rcwive and Park
Dr. F. Schumacuer, of San Jose,
th«> last grand jury for stealing some enthusiastic over tne work accom
When County Judge N«ll was call 30 head of stork, then work till noon,
from cancer of the liver. Mrs. Mer
Miss Dora Anderson and Grover Calif., who has been spending several
of the Shook horses, has been cap plished. He states that twenty-nine
ed upon lie said: "I speak as the come In nnd get dinner, take a chaw
rill had been sick for some time and
tured and is now in the county jail. of the thirty-four county superinten Slate were united in marriage at 2 weeks hunting with M. H. Wampler,
county court anil feel sure I shall of tobacco, go to work again until
was taken to San Francisco for treat
Sheriff Barnes has been hunting the dents were present. State Superin- o'clock p. m. AVednesdav by County left Wednesday for his home. He
have the support of my constituents
ment but the doctors could do nothin»
man ever since he first went into of t< nd'-nt Ackerman acted as chairman Judge J. B. Griffith at his residence. secured a n mber of deer and re
to u num and will any Jackson coun until bedtime. An animal called a
for her. She was brought back to
The bride is the daughter of Mr. ports a most enjoyable time.
ty will give *2 >,000 this year anil l"|)evll." Is employed In the construc 1 her home with the knowledge that fice. He got trace of him in Modoc and he and his assistant. Mr. Carle-
925,1)110 n«xt year, provided you will tion of a newspaper, or rather In there wns no cure, so when the end county and deputized Clas. Deisen- ton. 1 ad everything planned to faclli- and Mrs. H. T. Anderson, of Merrill.
E. W. Gowen has returned from
¡some branch of the trade. 1 • U in n y
roth to go aft r Mm. Deisenroth tate the work and make the conven- The groom is formerly of Talent, the Klamath Marsh, where he has
raise In addition thereto nn equal
came It was not unexpected.
: went to Alturas and with the assist tlon a profitable one.
Oregon, but has recently been a resi bei'n feeding his cattle. He has about
amount. Judge Nell spoke with such I be me, fur that Is the kind of n time
Miss N'acy J. Newland was born
ance of Sheriff Coldwell succeeded in
enthusiasm In the case that it dial one l as In Imtchi’ia.
The convention was one of the dent of Merrill. The young couple 150 head of be«'f which he will drive
In Washington county, Arkansas, und
running down the man.
brought forth a deafening applause.
>st S'.ccesaful school meetings ever will make their home for the present to market soon. His stock cattle he
was married to Nathan 8. Merrill
Stlckels was found in Nevada, i ld. The old idea that school men at Merrill.
It Is estimated that the cost of
See Adv for marsh lai da.
tf October 26. 1S60. Ill the fall of 1X90
expects to winter on the Reservation.
where he was working for a cattle are an old foggy, dreaming lot, must
- he accompanied her husband to
i company at De pnolds, about 125 be revised. The county superinten
Klnmath county and located near the
i miles south of Alturas, He was go dents were a representative business
present town of Merrill. The deceas
ilng by the name of Dick Simpson. lot of men, and used every bit of the
ed was 69 years of age. She wns a
Sheriff Coldwell accompanied Deisen- two days session, hard at work on
member of the Rebekah lodge.
roth and his prisoner to the Oregon school problems.
Oregon is going
The funeral win held from the
state line near Merrill, where they ahead by leaps and bounds and It Is
residence near Merrill at 2 o'clock
arrived Friday. Stlckels was brought determined that school development
on Saturday afternoon.
to Klamath Falls on Saturday by shall keep pace with all other lines.
lleft on Saturday after a two weeks'
I. iHt;E ALFALFA SALES
I Jail where lie will await trial.
MORE SALES REPORTED
IN THE MERRILL t’Ol \TIIY.
IN BONANZA (X)VNTuY.
INNING with Saturday, July
Some of the largi1 alfnlfa growers
ID >I.D II \t HI Is IJsllTl 1 I
Reports from the Bonanza coun
In the Merrill country have made a County School superintendent Swan
ii,l have decided to hold Satur
reduction In the price of hay, which has completed arrangements for the try are to the effect that the town is
days as Bargain Days. Each and
has resulted In several large sales annual Teachers' Institute w hich «111 on tie wave of prosperity and that
every Saturday thereafter, different
during (lie past four days. F. M. be held In Klamath Fulls on October the movement of real estate still con
Miller, of Lakeview, C. Swanston, 22. 23 and 21. The program arrang
goods will be put on sale at bargain
Lewis Gerber nnd J. Frank Adams ed promises to l>e a most Interesting of Bonae a have purchased the new
prices, and it will tie to your special
have purchased over 3000 tons of one. Those from the outside who stone building now being completed
alfalfa hay. The average price paid will assist In the program are: Coun by Chas. Pattee. The Bank will oc
benefit to keep your “eye peeled”
cupy a portion of the building and
was 17 a ton fed out.
ty Superintendent H. F. Robinson, of
and watch for future announcements.
There are still several thousand Multnomah county. Miss Cornelia Mr. Bradley will move his stock of
tons left In the Merrill country, but Maivln.secretaiy of the State Library general merchandise into the main *
as It Is held at a price which Is con Commission, and State Superinten store room.
Henry Straw has purchased the W.
sidered too high, the* beef feeders dent J. H Ackerman
Copeland ranch, twelve miles east
will not buy more than Is absolutely
On Saturday, July n, there will be
Others on the program who will
of Bonanza In Langell Valley, con
necessary for Immediate use. There discuss special subjects ar«
reductions on everything in the house
are at' preseut 1000 head of beef cat Butcher, Fnuglit, Howard and Mirs sisting of 320 acres, the considera
tle that will be taken to the Merrill Bessie Applegate, ol the High School; tion being *2 0 an acre.
(excepting contract goods) and it will
P. H. Parldise has «old his farm
alfalfa fields within the next 20 days Principal 11. H Dunbar, of the City
pay anyone wanting things in the
of 5* acres, lying one-half mile east
school, nnd Miss May Robinson;
of Bonanza, for *1750. The placa
jewelry line to call.
Supt. Swun, Prof. Lee, of Merrill,
DEATH OF GERALD FO11 H.
was bought by P. O. Parsons, ot Im
Gerald Touch, the 11 year old son Prof. Cooper, of Bonanza, and Prof. perial Valley, California. The land
of Mr. and Mrs. Grant Touch, died Hall, of Dairy.
Is all under the government canal and
Th«1 program will be followed by
at the hotfie of his parents on Mill
has a frontage on Lost River.
street In West Klnmath Tails,at 3:30 n reception In honor of the visiting
ii. m. Tuesday.
The deceused li nd Instructors, Puling the reception un
REMEMBER THE FAIR.
nppemllcltls and wns recovering, but opportunity will be given for the peo
LEADING WATCHMAKER ano JEWELER
Don't forget the County Fair In
took sick a icw days ago and grad ple to meet the Instructors and the
your enthusiasm over the Carnival.
ually grew weaker until the end.
The Fair Is going to be an Important
The funeral was held at 10 o’clock
Phillip Oden and wife are lu the feature ot the Carnival, especially so
a. tn. Wednesday from th« Undertak
whsu It Is ;«tn»mb»r»d that thsr«
city from Dairy.
The Real Thing
As a Starter
Sewing Machines, etc
Our goods are attractive, also the prices