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II« >I,A III IH » IN HARNEY COINTY
Harriman's N|« < ini
lU pn iw ntullve
Negotiating for Istmi Near
Th« Falls visitors from I’li vna and
Farm I**«««- Prow vicinity Haturday were: Miss Bianchi
and Lola Thompson, G llycrs, G. <J.
l-eel u-, Which Offers Big Pos-
Kerns anil family, (J. F. tfevits. Ham
<>r Promoter« of
IIURNH, Ore».. June 2 1
MEDFORD, June )6
HONOLULU June I'i
U great building boom In Hurney
county this yeur In town mid country, III- great 1 st cdlliiiii-iil Inri- follow goo»« raising and get rich quick.
A prospect us equal to t hut of any
In Burns the I t) O I*' lodge I h itig til« bteilkllig open of tb* office of
building u 116,000 hull
I. E Iterd Jljl, a Jtipuio'M* newspaper, and <>t- mining company In the land, almost
und ilagey A Richardson have com lice of tin- "Japuntui High* r Wug« as good as thut of the Roi*ne River
city police, valley lemon orchard proposition, bar
menced new »tore» buildings to cost A as* *cl nt Ion."
about |5,000 carb
The buildings armed with searrh warrants, anil the been Issued by promoters.
urei to be of stone Scverul fine resi 'Molsure of letters and papers thut are they don't promise the Investor a
dences are In course of construction ulli-gi'd to prove that th« Japamso lemon, they do promise a goose egg.
Col Frank Ray says that he has an
und severul other Improvements will are trying to control the sugar plan
latlons of the Hawaiian islands and Ideal »pot for goo».« farms in the lake
be made this Hummer In Murns
The Narrows, the town near the through this control, the government at Gold Itay. There is room for three
companies to operate
prepoaed Oregon Eastern and In the of Hawaii
Ameriran cit I lens are gather»-d Io pany should have three stockholders,
center of tbe Malbeur !<aka- oil pros
pects, will see several new buildings groups In the streets discussing ths *-ach inventing 8100, and dividing a
erected this year. With a good nd- ! remarkable developments of tb« pust fortune at the end of carb year.
The prospectus devised by Co).
look for finding oil, the people of the twenty four hours, and t* heavy police
Narrows expect to see real »-»tai»* In patrol 1» necessary to maintain order Ray makes tbe famous goose tbat
laid tbe golden egg ashamed of it
their town In big demand this year In the Japanese settlements.
From evidence gatherid at both of self That goose was not in it at ail
Hevera) capitalists have I h » o invest
ing In property near the Narrows the offices It is alleged the present with the Rogue River valley goose.
lately and stockmen near the lake strike of the Japanese plantation The latter's liver Is worth more than
have been offered good price« fur hands Is part of a gigantic scheme the other's egg, snd her feathers are
thnt has been brewing for some time ns valuable as diamonds The colonel
W. II. Ilolublrd, one of E II Har in the islands, whereby tho little .has applied th« modern methods of
riman's representative*, is here look brown brothers aro to gain control utilizing all parts of the goose, even
'the bill for buttons.
ing over the Miller A Lui land help of the Industrial situation here
The officers refuse to divulge the
It Is understood that H. T. Finley
Ings in this county
ranch Is one of the P. L H Com 'contents of the letters und papers and F II. Hopkins, tbe orchardlsts,
pany's largest ranches In this coun seised, but it is admitted that among have agreed to organize goose eom-
It contain? about two town- fhem was found a pamphlet appeal pnnlev B Conner of Table Rock and
ships of fine hay and grain land The ing to the Japanese in the nnmc of Ham McClendon of Gold Hill have
locution would tn- a fine one for a 1 thi-lr country to seize th« opportunity also ix'i-n attracted by th»- alluring
townsite, us it is In the center of offered liy th« strike and demonstrate »t hem»' ns l n>- Ernest Webb of Cen
Harney valley und on Klivien River, their power to control th« sugar In- tral Point Htlll others are wanted
where plenty of wutc-r could be hud dUHtry and the general affairs of th« here's your chance. Don't be a goose
but b« u gimse raiser. This tells
for city use und Irrigation. Wrights island A mub? of letters and oflli lul-
Point is only on«- mile distant from liii-klng <l*w iiincnts ar« I h Ing exam the* story:
Ht<>< kholders, 3. shares, 3 at Si00,
tbe ranch, und is an excellent site ined her® by the interpreters
The Japanese have
employed |’!00; :oo g*-*»* at Si «ach, S?00; 3
for a reservoir, as th, bluff is 200
feet high from the le vel of the» valley, American attorneys and their rases eggs per week per goose, 900 eggs
If Hurrliiiun purchases the ranch have be*-n brought Into th« Federal per w<-«k. 900x52, 4C.H00 eggs per
A number of Jnpnnive are j year. ««,>*00x3. 140,000 eggs In 3
there la no doubt but that the prlncl Court
pal city of llarney valley will be lo- sei-king writs of habeas corpus. It la year»; no eggs sold, but all incubated
rated there John Devine, , the found- likely that the matter will b« mad« and hatch.-d; allowing for bad «ggs
er of the Island ranch. raid over the subject of diplomatic correspond- <40,000). leave-«
twenty years ago, when the Corvallis < nrc between America and Japan at hatched out; 2 fxiunds feathers (wr
Eastern made Its survey through on«*-, as feeling here la very high gooer 200.000 pound*; S15 per
ilarncy Valley, that the city would be Of the 13d.00<* population on the ;x,und for feathers, S300.000; 100,-
located on this ranch, and the old I islnnd 76 000 of the people are Jap 000 pair* goose livers. 60 cents per
pair S60,000; 20 buttons from each
survey passed through th* renter of ' ancae
r*xis>- bill, 200,000 buttons, 1 cent
the- Devine land beddings afterward
purchased by Miller A l.ttv of Cali ol R (.111 AT IADIA EMIPED II» per button. S20.000; 81.50 for each
goose dressed, 8150.000. Capital In
HOI IK EN.
vented 8300; e«timat«-d operating
8190.000; total, S190.300.
There are In the United States h0.-
Receipt« — Feathers, 1300,000;
000.000 acres of swamp land, which
can be drained and which will be as goo*,- livers, 8*0,000; buttons, $20.-
PORTLAND, June 21. In view of arable as a garden when they are 00®: dressed ge«we, $130,000; total,
the decision of Secretary Ballinger drained. This swump land would pro $530.000
1339.700. Each stock-
approving th« naps of the Deschutes vide homes (or aud support 10,000,- Net profit
Railroad, General Manager J. P. 000 people There are in the United holder's share, $1 13.233 33
h* 1 ns, C. Il Faulkner, Arthur, Char
ley and Ullffiad H* .|ts, Mr. Foster
and Alexander Karecow.
<> W. IhavBln and G. F. Bevits
took a loud of hay to town Alurday.
E Thompson, Ernest Boyd and
Blanche and Ixda Thompson made a
trip to the Ankeny ranch Bunday.
<!har)ey and Clifford Hevlts visited
with l,«o and Guy Thompson Bunday.
Those attending tbe Railroad Iray
celebration at the Falls from Plevna
and vicinity Monday were A. Brent-
ner and family, Alex and Nicholas
Karecow, Bam Kerns, Mr. Talbot and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Van Valken-
burg, G. F. Hevlts and family, G.
Byers and sods , Homer and Burdette,
Ix>la and Blanche Thompson, Ernest |
Boyd, Luo and Guy Thompson, J. H. 1
Barnes and son, Willie; G. G. Kerns
and family, Mr. and Mrs. Alford and
son, Lloyd; George Ager and family,'
Mr Hawkins and family, Willie Lacy, I
Mr Mr-Gornark and family, Mrs. I
Thompson and daughters, Grace, Ger-'
trude and Emma; Mr. Foster and
family, Mr. Will Brown and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfofd went to town
G. Byers and Fred Alexander
hauled a load of bay to the Falls
G. F. Sevits and G. W Keavllin
took some hay to the Fails Friday,
Mr Byers purchased a wagon of
Mr. Lewis of the Falls last week.
Arthur Bevlts assisted Mr. Talbot
in digging a well Friday.
G. F. Befits has taken the contract
to put up Mr Byers’ hay.
R A. Alford and son, Lloyd, hauled
some wood from the timber Friday.
St--ve Foster of Round Lake was
in Plevna on business Friday.
G. W Heavilln purchased a buggy
of Mr Mclnier Friday.
M ason a S lough
A. choice line oit invest
ments tfrkFit will nifike
the purehiiser money
< OMlMZATIO.N AGENT HEBE.
J C. Waite, colonization agent for
the Reclamation Service, is In the
city from Chicago, where be has his
headquarters. Mr. Waite is visiting
the reclamation projects of the West
and is very much impressed with the
conditions here. He will make a
thorough investigation of every sec
tion of the project while here, so as
to become pirfectiy acquaintd with
Mr. Waite states that be is receiv
ing thousands of Inquiries from
homeseekers about the different gov
O'Brien, of the O. It and N. company States millions and millions of acre*
ernment projects, and that he will
says that be hopes to b>' able to ask ot arid and semi-arid lauds which lr-.
for blds on the Agency Plains part rlgatlon could make, and Is making,'’» nt *» somewhat different from ours, be able to send a large number of
The»« lands will »up- rot»«l«<ibg of the damage to previous- farmers to this county during the
of the road tb- part south of the very f* rtll*
canyon of t be iHwrhutrs within port 15,00i*,000 households, or twice I) good roads by automobile truffle,.' summer, After his visit he will be
the population ot New York State. Instead of the absence of good roads better able to know the class of peo
Mr O'Brien and Oen< ral Attorney There ar* what may be called the suitably for the latter, it has come ple most needed here, and he is of
W W Cotton arrived in Portland laist Land», lands lost to the public to be reallzi-d that the difficulty Is the opinion that people from the Mid
from N«w York Saturday They have through fraud; lands lost to the pub largely one of maintaining a surface dle West would be better satisfied
It is with this section than those of the
been oust for M>in« lima* arranging lic through lack of knowledge of how suitable for mixed traffic
details of the Clearwater joint agree to hand« their peculiar formation. (minted out that in the old coaching Southern States or farther east
ment with the Northern Pacific. the (»lily 20 p- r cent of Unde Sam's lands days those vehicles were often more Waite has been meeting the directors
Tacoma Portland agreement and the are yielding living averages. What numerous on the highways than mo and members of the Chamber of Com
of the rest? Conservation says every tors are now, and that it ts only since merce and the Klamath Real Estate
Mr acre, every foot of every acre, must the railways so greatly reduced road Association to-day. and he will prob
"While In the East,” said
O'Brien. "1 made a special trip to b<- made productive of something If truffii that highways came to be con ably work with these bodies through
Washington and raw our representa you can't grow crops, grow trees! It sidered a legitimate playground for Project Engineer Patch.
tives there in an effort to hasten tho you can't drain swamps, grow cran- children, dogs and chickens, so em
d«< Irion of S<<crctary Ballinger upon ‘berries und mulling rii-ds!
GUAM! JURY NEI.EtTED.
If you barrassing to the automobllist. The
our maps through the Deschutes 1 an t farm rocks, then harness their further elimination of horses, due to
The following men were drawn nt
canyon They as*uri d me that every (uluracts into waler power*
As to the >111 reusing use of automobiles for
opening of the June term of Cir
thing |M>srible was being done to have the lauds lost to the public through all purposes, will soon bring about a
Court Monday morning as mem
these maps approved, und that they fraud, Conservation says.
hoped for a decision within a few them back for the public or charge will not be subjected to two opposed bers of the Grand Jury:
1,. J. Bauman. William Griffith, B.
days. Judging from press dispatches their full price for the public."
methods of wear and tear which can
It hus been made and our maps, as
And you are still only at the begin not be resisted by the, same means, E. Hawkins, (I. H. Carlton. C. H. Kes
well ns those of th« Oregon Trunk 1.Ing of Conservatism's big program and thi problem of maintaining a ter, Fred Beck and F L. Applegate.
Judge Noland appointed I.. J. Bau
Line, were approved at that time
For every ton of coal mined, a ton durable and dustless surface will be
man as foreman of the jury and. after
"This remove* all attempts on the , and a half Is wasted; or, to put it dif- gttally simplified.
instructing them in the law and their
part of the government to block the fercntly, for every four tons mined
duties, placed them in charge of Bail
bnh-llng of the new central Oregon .six tons arc wasted. In the petrol I 1 MPERAN« E «TA BN
line, and al) that remains for us now <•11111 fields, enough natural gas goes
BEING ORGANIZED. iff J. W Bryant.
Judge Noland Ftated in his instruc
is to begin tho work of condemning 110 waste to light « very city in the
such portions of our required right- Uniti-d States free of cost. Tile fire
Mrs Helen D. Harford, national tions in regard to the violations of
of-way ns we have not yet secured waste <*( the i'nited States Is the lecturer and organler, made a visit the local option law that offenses
I do not apprehend that this will be II highest in the world; so is the bill to the eastern part of the county the committed within the City of Klam
We . *if firo insurance. And greater than past week, speaking at
very dlffi* ult part of th. work
Bonanza, ath Falls was as much within their
already have a very considerable part all these is the waste- of human life in where a W. C. T. U. was organized, jurisdiction as those committed else-
of th« rlghf of way. especially that , mine and factory Agnes C. Laut, in with the following officers: President, ’where in the county, and that they
part hot Ween the point where we Outing Magazine.
Adah Parsons, corresponding secre were not to consider it the special
leave the canyon nnd B<>nd, over what
tary. Mrs. Illlah Johnson; recording duty of the city officials tn prosecute
Is called the Agency Plains. I think
secretary. Mrs. Rose Harpold; treas cnses within the city, as the enforce
Mi Manoni denier th* statement
1 may be able to ask for blds for 1 on-
urer. Mrs. L. M. Davis. A number of ment of the law was up to the county
I iuk recently been made that
struct Ion work upon thls part of the
children were enrolled for the 1,0»al officials and the prosecuting attorney.
( wifeless telegraph waves are injur-
The Grand Jury mot that afternoon
road within the next thirty days."
I ions to operators, and that they pro- Temperance Legion.
Mr. O'Rrlen said thnt ho hail ar
Several members were enrolled at at 1:30 In the office of the prosecut
ranged for a mooting between Mr. luce various diseases, such as con Olene, whose membership will be ing attorney, and it is not known
, what eases will be considered first,
Cotton, Chief Engineer llosclike and junctivitis. corneal ulcers, leukoma. with the Klamath Falls union.
To use» his own words ■'During the
| but tlio> will probably be ones which
bls surveyors and himself, and ho
thought thnt tho plans for tho nctunl , twelve years or so of our
SURVEYING PARTY RI I'l RNS. t nre already on tho docket and are
awaiting the action of the jury.
construction of the Deschutes line
1 case of compensation for any injury
J. W. Bryant returned last Friday
could bo arranged In more detail
iof this origin, nor. so fnr as I can as- from a twenty-two days' trip in the
l ertnln, hns any such injury boon suf northern part of the county with a
Speaking for myself. I may party of government officials and * >u-
The deciding game of baseball be
Typhoid fever vaccination has met fered
my own health has never ployees. The party consisted .if J. tween the Bonanza team and the Red-
with tho approval of the army. Of
the 150 mon of the hospital corps on been bettor than during the often ex Scott .Harrison. Government Exam men of Klamath Falls will take place
duty at tho Walter lloed Hospital In tended periods when I have boon ex iner of Surveys; George Cartier, on the Fourth of July at Bonanza.
The Merrill cheese factory is turn
the District of Columbia, OS per cent posed for many hours daily to the Charles Henry«, Frank Bryant, Janies
ing out 100 pounds of Swiss cheese
have volunteered for anti-typhoid conditions now challenged, and In tho Borne and J. W. Bryant.
¡constnnt neighborhood of electrical
During the trip the party covered daily.
vaccination, and already over two-
It is said on authority that the con
thlrds have voluntarily returned for 'discharges at otir trnnsntlantlc sta- about 300 miles, going north to Odell
1 Ilona, which I believe are tho most mountain, crossing the head if the ductor on the Weed-Klamath Falls
tho second nppllcntfon Ry this writ
big marsh, around Yntnsey mountain, train took up 1,500 excursion tickets
ing, probably all havo returned. No powerful In tho world."
rt:6 returning by way of Slci,n and on Rnilroad liny
opposition has been encountered, and
F H. Page of Portland and F. S. Yuinax. Mr. Bryant report!- 1*1 ex
tho entire experiment has proved a
Mrs. Dawson, wife of the foreman
Stratton of San Francisco, owners of cellent trip, with plenty of fishing and
of the Altamont ranch, who was op
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tho Page-Stratton building next to hauling.
erated on last week by Dr. Hamil
Get your abstracts from tho Kia tho poRtofflce, arrived in tho city last
Medford will hold an election on ton, has about recovered, and will
math County Abstract Co., opposlto Friday and to-day went to Spring
bo able to be out Within a few dayq.
July 16th to extend its city limits.
4-8tf Creek for a few weeks’ outing.
MASON & SLOUGH
Summer Rates East
During the Season of 1909
OMAHA and Return - -
KANSAS CITY and Return.
ST. LOUIS and Return -
CHICAGO and Return - *
and to other principal cities in the East, Middle West and South
Correspondingly low fares.
On Sale lay 17, June ». 3; July a. 3; August 11, 13
To DENVER and Return, $65.30
On Sale Tay >7, July 1, August 11
Going transit limit 10 days from date of sale, final return limit
These tickets present some very attractive features in the
way of stopover privileges, and choice of routes; thereby enab-
ling passengers to make side trips to many interesting points
Routing on the return trip through California may be had
at a slight advance over the rates quoted.
Full particulars, sleeping car reservations and tickets will
furnished by any Southern Pacific local agent, or
WM. McMl’RRAY. «•encra! Passenger
Agent. Portland, Oregon.
M odern C omvomt
M odzrat *
The Tourist Headquartoa
of Columbia Valley
ENGAGE ROOMS EARLY
FOR TUR ALASKA- -r
A. B. NORTON. M mxw
Klamath County headquarters in
San Francisco Is the Hotel Savoy,
corner Van Ness Ave. and Ellis Sr
Walter E. Conner, Prop. Take "Turk
and Eddy” street cars at Ferry, get
off at Van Ness and walk one-half
and Mrs. J. E. C. Pedder ar
rived in the city Friday evening from
Charleston. S. C. Mrs. Pedder is a
sister of B. St. George Bishop, and
sb.“ and her husband will visit with
Mr Bishop at his summer home on
the Upper Lake.