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LEADING PAPER OF
KLAMATH FALLS, KLAMATH COUNTY, OREGON, AUGUST 5, 1909
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HITCH IN DKU'KK
The Ubambt r of Commerce has < li.'iinhcr of ( «immer« «- Htioulil Cal! •«
Morris A Co. Insist That Th,-ir Offer
Meeting of B iih I ih - hm Men ami
be’ii advlw'd thut Secretary ut the
of 514 Per Cent XVas Better
Stir Sen ihnen I for Action
Interior Ballinger will bo In till* city
Tiuin One Accepted.
about the first of Septvaiber. lie will
The wisdom of getting out a '•eta
HhMlI I he la ml iifthe be located In
"If anyone doubt* thut lllli I* com come south uh far u* Medford, from
ft I k a well-known fact thut when
Old Dame Humor I* busy these
Klumuth Fall* or Lakeview ? That Is ing Mouth with hl* riillroud lot him which point he will go io Crater lake. loguc and holding a "bargain week" the Klamath Project is completed days, but »he is so indefinite In this
« quevtl, n Hint I* going t.i lie put up drive over the right-of-way he bus After u brief »tay there he will visit fii-ita this fall Is beginning to d-«w«> that it will have a decided effect on case that her work Is hard to fathom.
to HeiK-liiiy of the Interior Bullin secured nnd he will soon change hi* Klamath ugemy and then come to on th« merchant* of the city and the the amount of water flowing into This time it has to do with the bond*
ger .hen he I'onies here In Septem- mind,” said Fruii«'!* I McKenna of Klamath Fall*, iiow long hl* stay l>i o*pe< t* for such an event ar-i very Lake Ewauna and the Klamath river. that were awarded to a certain finan
l»-r Muny utiompt* have I»« h > u made Portland lust evening. .Mr. McKenna will be ha* not been announced, but bright. It is surprising, however, to \$-t,en seen In regard to this matter. cial Institution of Chicago. The re
l<> bilng about this change, but they I* owner of University Park in Port It will be of suftii b lit duration to a ti find some who are doubtful as to its Project Engineer Patch said:
port ba» it that there I* a hitch some
lune nil died In the beginning. N'ow, land. uii ,I I* one of the staunch bu»l- ml' nt u c I ohs examination of the value. It would seem that they want
"The flow of water Into the Klam where, but at just what j»oint the
liowcv»r, It 1« going to be different. i n< ' h m< n of th«- Oregon metropolis. progreH* that lias been made with the to get all the bmlnea* for themselves ath river will be reduced about one- city official» refuse to state. When
and abut out everyone else, and If half when the project Is completed." the bids were opened it was found
> <<>m<<tti-d move will I.- made t<* ac- Hi- made the trip from the Columbia work on the Klamath Project.
«ompllst ti ls r< mH
The principal ¡river through th«, Deachutes Canyon
When asked for an opinion on the that two outside parties had made ap
Tin- coming of Mr. Ballinger will this cannot be done then they want
lit gm.uni io b<- put forward will be and Eastern Oregon to Klumath Fall* not create a* grout a furor a* It would to »top the affair altogether. Tn!«- effect this will have on the current of plication. The matter was referred
the 1 urd’-lilp it Imposes on *«-ttl,-rs in for the purpooe of sizing up the sit have don«- had be come bare *ome dog-in-the-manger program will not the river and what relation it will to the city bankers and they recom
«onii< < tlon with the pnvment of fees uation and to make u p«-r*oiuil Inves month* ago. Then there wu* a great hold water, for whether all of tie bear towards the disposition of sew mended that the Chicago bid be ac
lor the r«*< In m il Ion work. I'lic mon tigation of the conditions and pr«M- d'-al
cepted. It appears now that in doing
unrent throughout the proj merchant* g«> Into It or not, it will age, he said:
ey hn* to l>< sent Io Lakeview and the p«-ct* nt this iH’Ctlon of the State ect and muny were anxious for u be consummated, for a aufficlenc n, in-
"When this flow is reduced the cur so a mistake baa been made, but how-
«Xpert*«, th<-r<-for must l><> boruv by Continuing, he Milil:
probing, or unythlng else that would ber have signified their intern ion to rent of the river will be practically, far-reaching no one is willing to pre-
tli>* land owner. The cost Is small in
"This section is the most wonder stir the matt, t up. Now. however, it Join In the movement to warrant in nil. At the pre-sent time the fall for diet.
th* Individual <**ae, but In the uggre- ful In Oregon, und the future will see I h different. Th,- arrangement that I augurating It.
about eighteen miles Is in the neigh
A special meeting of the Council
Included In the program will l<e a borhood of two-tentbs of a toot, and wll! be held to-morrow night, when
gate loom* Into ■ubstuntlal prop« r- many gi<-nt fortiiiie* made in East bus been reached b«-tw<-«-n th«> Rec-
ern Oregon, 1 have for some time Inmution Service and the Water •y*tem tlfat will confine the creates,. it will require no astute mathema the matter will be discussed and a
It Is a qm *tl,ui. also whether there look,-«! with u good dial of suspicion User»' assoi-lat Ion I* so satisfactory benefit» to the men who have had tician to figure out the result when course of action mapped out. Wheth
Is more government land nearer to on t hi- reported Invasion of this Stat» that It I* doubtful if there will be public spirit enough to back the prop tiie amount of water is reduced one- er this will be a reconsideration of
Ljuik« view than there Is to Kliimath hy the lllll rallroMd. but any doubt* oven a meetlng of the Board of Dl- osition. The old scheme of cutting half. I think the Council is making the former action or a carrying out
’Falls The contention on both aid«-* I ever hud were quickly dl»»lpal,d rector» of the amiociatlon. If on,* rate* afterward* will be found to be a grave mistake if It finally carries of the original program remains to be
is I hu I us I tn figures more or les* ac after I made th«- trip He has by all should be I «Id It will only be out of a loser this time, and those who en out the program outlined. I do not seen.
cural«. bill these will I m - submitted to means th» bent right-of-way for u courtony to the bead of th,- Interior gage In it ar,- going to be sorry t,.o feel that I am entitled to express an
Morri3 & Co. of Portland has writ
lute, It Is going to take a little mon opinion and would refuse to be ten to the effect that their offer of
th„ Heen-tary and h«’ will Investigate railroad Into int«*rlor Oregon
II.- I h Department.
ey to meet th,- expense, and only the quoted in this matter were it not tor 5 >4 per cent was better than the one
their A'orth In arriving nt a de« Inion ho situated that th«- Harriman people
Mr. Bullinger Is western through
One big leverage It, favor
will hav,» to come to him. Wherwer uml through. He ha* the Interests of men « bo help meet it will b«. re- one possible contingency, When the accepted by the city, which was a flat
marsh lands are drained it may be offer of (2,500. In view of this state
m< vIng the office to tifi» city Is th« their Interest* conflict he I ihh by fur the W«-st more at heart thnn any of I warded.
Klamath Falls Is going to reach necessary for the people occupying ment, several pencils are at work In
fact that II I h now locatod on n rat! th«- best of It. HI* line 1» the most his pr,-,I < e- ->i s. Being a r«-»ldent of
to secure their drinking an effort to see if figures are some
There In perhapn not an In- practicable nnd most cli«-nply con- tbl* s<-«tlon of the United State», he out after the outside trade. That iv them
Hptctor in the employ of the govern strutted. 11«, Is coming Into Klam I h thoroughly familiar with all of its th«» only wty it can make Itself a water from the ditches, as is done time mistaken, and if it is found
ment who would not tie anxious to ath Fall*, as sur<- uh this city I h on needs, nnd Is Harting out to »oc that trading center, and any merchant in some of the other projects. Should that Morris & Co. are correct, it will
■<-e the < liange made, for It ImpostM« th«- map, anil no argument cun lx- ad many of the hardships it ha* had to who I* so short-Mg'iied as to ct-o.d lu this «recur it will readily be seen that ' have a decided Influence on the ac-
hl* own light by <>;,|x>slng any move a change in the disposal of the sew | lion of the Council. The only desire
unnecessary hardships van« < <| that I would conHlder nt roti g endure will no longer exist.
will bring In « ntride mone) will age will have to be made. I would actuating the city dads is the one to
latki'VlrW will, of course, enter a enough to change my mind unless,
On«- of the purpose» of hi* long
vigorous kirk, for It has *<> long en- of course, there wu* u positive- de •tay in the W< st I* to get thoroughly wake up some tine ».<• ring and dls- like to see a sanitary method adopted make the best deal dos '
Joyed the benefit of Uncle Hunimy'a nial from mi authoritative source.
In tou«h with the reclamation, In cover that his co.np'-tiiors have left from the start, for It would have a city, and when *
bounty that, it does not w Ish to see
' Few people realize what* th«- re dian and land branches of hl* depart ••'in far In the I, ar This is a ».»»at- beneficial effect on the homeseeker completed It will be found that which
It will, however, have source* of Interior Oregon are. es- ment. lie stntid that there was to be ter that will beneiit all mercbaritz and investor, and these are the people ever offer is accepted it will mean
It fad«- away
to come through with something |rt-clall> thoHe living In that section. n thorough r»organlaztlon of th«» In alik • if they a’l .olu in it; If they who should not be forgotten.”
the most money for the sewer fund.
pretty strong If It I* longer going to I presume that history will cejM-at it dian d' partment, and with that end don't Join, the.» those stay !r,; »-it
MOVING THE KLAMATH QUEEN.
remain th«» center of the land busi self, und the newcomer will be th«’ In view he is visiting all of the agen will pay the fiddler for their iard’-
ness for this section of the Btate
man who will, n* a rule, reap the cies In the West, making a clone nes*.
The first actual beginning looking
A public meeting of the business
harvest In the development. This I* stud,, of th,- manner in which the af
toward the construction of this end
M II.I, I.It I x hqi mi-:
particularly true of Klumuth county fairs arc administered. He will se
of the Natron branch, which will
di xi. ro I hi «* st in land Klumuth Fulls.
I have found lect the be.t point* from the various ber of Commerce, where this matter harness to the great power of the
eventually place this city In an envi-
Klamath river—pov -r that has been
many people here reHMenl* und agencies and combine all Into one
"I shall give Or« gon as much In- property owner* who have been
Merchants engaged In the going to waste for countless centur- able position on the main line be
working who!«-, and through this lined.
tween San Francisco and Portland,
f, rest a* I I do Washlnaton, and I most too willing to discourse on thp
method evolve a plan that will bring same line of business should get to ies. This time it is the Moore broth- was begun last Friday, when the
<an assure > you of my faith In the : drawbacks they think
be th<- »• rvl<<- up to a practical working gether and agree on the article to be ers of this city and E. P. McCornack moving of the 300-ton Southern Pa-
of Salem who are doing the work. cific dredger, now lying in Lake
riMiainniion enterprise in thin State," I found here. Ten years from now
liusls. Ill* one object will be to re sold at cost and what percentage of Ground has been broken for a mam Ewauna. to the Upper Lake—a dis-
■aid Richard A, Bullinger, itocretary > you will hear these same people tell
moth electric plant at a point about tance of three miles—will be under-
move as much of the red tape a* pos-
• it the Interior, addressing the bust- i how much they could have made If
*lbie. Th«> kuc < '•*» that has been met articles. If there are any who will twenty miles southwest of this city- taken.
know ti as "the fishery." No more
newt men of Portland this afternoon i they had pursued a different courw.
H. H. Henderson of Henderson
with In th«- administration of the af not stand by a gentleman's agree ideal spot for such an enterprise can
company- of Oakland, Cal., was
In the remark* that the Secretary [it I* so the world over. It was so In
fairs of the Klamath reservation has
be found anywhere on the Klamath awarded the contract to move thia
made emphatic advice to the bualnesH Portland. While the Residents
residents of j attiacted the attention of the depart by each merchant, and any one vio- river, for a fall of about thirty feet I dredger from its present position in
Intcrevta of Portland to keep rallroatl that city were waiting tor th«* big i
in'nt. and doubtless many valuable lating the compact will forfeit the can be secured in about one-quarter I^ke Ewauna to the Upper Lake. He
of a mile. The cost of construction arrived last evening, bringing six ex
construction and private reclamation I slump following the dime of the’
Ideas will be gathered by the Sec money on deposit.
in proportion to the amount of power perienced workmen with him, and
«■ntnrpVlM« abreast of the govern Lewis and Clark fair, outsiders!
retary on l.l* visit there.
sl\ TIKIlsAXI» TYPHOID FINES secured will be very small, for the states that it will require the services
ment's work was conveyed.
! steppe«] In nnd got the cream of the I
topography of the country is such as of twenty men to perform the task.
Il«« hn* declined to state either pri
"The reclamation service I* doing situation.
to permit of the most economical It will consume about six weeks to
When Portlander* woke! vately or for publication whether
Six thousand cases of typhoid fever class of work.
more for the Weal than any other up they found that someone ha«i cor-1
complete the job. The dredger will
there I* any truth in the story thut every year Is toj; record that the
The flow of the river i at the point be moved on rollers by its own steam,
agency,” he said. "The government i nered the best buys In the city and
he 1» going to replace Director New Stat«- of CalifornfiFYaces. ^his appal of intake is about 750 second feet, with the aid of a 30-horsepower don
1« pioneer In reclamation, and It has ther«’ was nothing left for them to do
horse- key engine. Jt will be moved as it is.
and it is estimated that 2,500
ell of the Reclamation Service. This
been largely Instrumental In Inter- but to make the best bargain* tin t I* a question In which the people o? ling total has stirred the Bourd of power can be developed, The work with the exception that the immense
now under way is on the foundation,
«•sling private« capital In Irrigation could. Th«, result was ths they
this project are
vitally interested ultimatum has been issued that Call- and will be followed with the super- swing boom in front will be taken
down. Six carloads of equipment to
projects. Capital was but Uttle In - pnld mighty dear for their doubts
nnd he will doubtless have this mat fornia streams must not be polluted. structure. The machinery will not be used in this work will arrive to
terested when the government took You will find It will b«« the Kamo here.
ter in mind as he look* over the The Billowing from the Sunday News be purchased until all of the other night.
up tht" kind of work. Now It is pos ! Klumuth Fall* is sure to make u big
This dredger, after being put in the
progre** tl at lias been made, He of Sacramento will be of interest to work is completed, and it is esti
mated it will take about two years upper lake, will be taken to the upper
sible to MN iirt- financial backing for city, and It Is the man who h'ti suf
will also determln,• wbll«’ here what' this city:
marsh and there used in throwing up
almost any sort of legit lutate enter- ficient foreKight nnd th«* courage to plan of construction will be follow, «1 !
No definite plans have been made the embankment for the railroad. It
The tint«* is ut hand when all cit-
back It up that will make th - mo it f »r the ba la tic • of the project, lle
as to what use will be made of the is expected it will take a year and a
1« s bordering on the rivers of Califor-
’ Mv tour of Oregon und Eastern | money.
hi * expressed himself as being op- nlt will b«» required to cease using the| electricity generated by this new half to complete the work.
plant, aside from the one that it will
Idaho Mtrprlwd me. uh I saw how
"No State In the West will «<•«• the p< ’■•ed to th«» commencement of I ny
streams as receptacles of their sew- I be us««d as an auxiliary to the plant In
UPPER LAKE NOTES.
quickly the desert, nt Id lands, given name 'amount of development that i-
work on new projects until the troll age. Such is the Judgment Of th«- this city when the demand exceeds
wator, produce«! great crops.
| to lie made In Oregon In th«’ nexl ten ey therefor is in the treasury, and
the supply. There has been some
State Board of Health. Dr. Snow is
Steamer Mazama has delivered .
"But we face th«’ problems of se I «ears. The people are talking of It
al«o wants a definite source of aupi ly professor of hygiene at Stanford. He talk of the extension of lines into th«« hundred tons of hay from Wood riv
Butte valley, but these have not gone
curing suitable marketa for the nil over the country, an«! when th?y
for new work on old project».
is under leave of absence from that beyond the stage of discussion. Mr. er so far. and has a lot more to brine.
l-roducts of those new lands and In !talk It means that they are sur«> to
Inasmuch a* the matter of scrip Institution now, having been pressed Moore state«! that such extension Captain Parker *?ys he has cot the
making certain of railroad egresH «ome
No section of Or«’g«i:i Is so contuict« betwe’n the Service and
would be made if the demand wouhl
by Governor Gillett to become the ad-
best boat on the lake, and don t you
nnd transportation of freight. The I well known us Klamath cotint v. nn.i
the Water Usets' association Is of lit minlsrative officer of the State Board justify the expense. It is estimated forget it.
that the cost of this plant will be
p< ople of Portland will do well to see ' *ay to the people her«’ that tie? be’<t
tle importance to this project, no at ■ of Health and by President David about 140,000.
Long Lake box factory will soon bo
Hint th« questions of market and ¡thing they can do Is to tighten up
t«*iit< n will be paid to this aourev cf Starr Jordan, who felt (but the State
The construction of this plant in operation, so says Mr. Campbell
transportation keep puce with what their belt und buckle down to wo-g
brings up again the question of se-
the builder. The main buildlug is
«•light to be able to command the
th«- giiv-e-timont I h doing. Portland lor U h growth nnd development.''
It la not Ilk ly tile Secretary will services of Its citizens for such ns curing for Klamath Falls some manu- 70x100 feet.
factory that will employ sufficient
Is prii< tlcnlly a Heu boa rd market Its
go t, Lnkevhw, depending on his they are best able to perform.
force to make the payroll one of con
All the Hansberrys go up the lake
people should look Into the arid land
r.gt nts for Information from that
sequence to the city. One of the sur- on the Hooligan to-day, the captaiu
hruiH und holy dispone «if their crops
est ways to interest capital in such
being an alarmist as could be. He isj enterprises Is the offer of cheap pow and crew to look after the business
A I.IX ELX TOI'IC
by liirniHhlng a market to which
willing to discuss freely his opinion er. and if some such offer can be of Long Lake company, while the
there rluill be easy tniunportiitlon.
I.ETTERN OE INTRODUCTION
Th«1 interest that Is being aroused
of what is essential for the protec made it is reasonable to presume that women and children will camp, fish
It n 111. >«i <1-< and development nhotild
in the location of the new school-1
it would arouse sufficient interest
and do come together to make the
"Letters of introduction from per- j tion of the public health but just a.s among capitalists seeking a location and tight mosquitoes for a week of
house presage* an attendance nt the
great, I possible area the most pro- election to be held on the question sonul friends at a distance
to cause them to investigate condi Tuesdaps.
Peter Hamilton and Mr. Wampler
tions here. This is a matter that the
I am assured that proper that will b« a record breaker. Th«’ man In a peculiar position some
the least Intention to antagonize Chamber of Commerce ought to take are out as bear guides for visiting
d< w lopni, lit of the Interior of Ore sentiment against locating It on the times.' said Judge Baldwin the other
up and endeavor to formulate a prop
gon will ptoduce Incalculable wealth west side of the river Is growing day, when two representatives of an any out by radical net Ion. But some osition that will be attractive enough sportsmen today. Madam Hamilton
dally, and if that site is selected It
Is running the launch In the mean-
tor the people of this State. Then)- will be by a very close nipt gin.
acetylene gas machine presented such
to secure attention.
feie, I'oilland should help In every
Th«' principal objection advanced letters and the Judge was forced to way of conserving the health of the
Steamer Eagle people claim tbv
Cherries, of the Bing variety, over
I ranch of thin enterprise. The re to the site is the fact that It places n tell them that be was connected with i State, which in some respects ought
for freight as well as distance
turns v. Ill bo sure.”
an electric light company ami could
one section of the city, whereas It
Dr. Snow figures that as a matter grown In Klamath Falls—the city traveled, she having moved over a
should bo located at a point nearer
If you don't believe ' Klamath Is to the center of population from me," said the Judge, "of a similar of decency, putting the subject in Its where you can't grow fruit—were thousand tons of sand alone sinew
the place where things glow” go which the H«-h,H>l children attending instance when Henry L. Benson was most mercenary aspect, the State can presented to this office yesterday by March 1st. She will make a special
Investigation the Republican candidate for District afford to Initiate some manifestly O. A. Stearns. He had half a bush trip to Williamson river to-morrow.
down to the First National Bank and the Institution come
disclosos the fact that thlH would lo
Steamer Winema Is undergoing re
Inapoct two hen’s eggs, produced by cate th«’ school In the upper end of Attorney. After being around here necessary policies, Take the typhoid el of them, and then some more,
it common, alfalfa-fe<l barnyard hen the city in the neighborhood of the I several days the Judge remarked: group of diseases. There are about which were bottled for the Seattle pairs at her dock, but will soon be
nwned by Win. A. Wright of this city, Caiholic church. Th«’ growth in this 'Why, I have h letter of introduction tl.000 cases of typhoid in California fair. It Is remarkable how persistent on the move again.
Childers' big brick kiln is a pretty
iieasurlng eight inches by six anti section In the past two years has been to you, but don't suppose it will do each year Due In six «lie. The cost Is the argument that fruit cannot be
very rapid, and show* no Indication
no-half Inches and weighing four of iimlnution, while the same is not any good.' I was chairman of the of caring for a typhoid patient aver grown here. In the face of such an ex hot number Just now. but will soon
ages about 1300. Then there Is the hibit. Mr. Stearns and the others be rendy to cool off.
uncos each. They are being stored trm of the west end of the city.
Democratic Central Committee.”
loss of th«1 personal efficiency of the who have closed their ears to the fel
Tho»<> who advocate the location of I
i the safe deposit vaults so Judge
H. 8. Clark of San Francisco, who
Scott spent a pint of one summer sufferers during the sickness and low who knows so much about what
Isldwln can't get hold of them for the school on the site offered by the
Moore brothers Insist that It Is no in the country, and lienee was an au through the slow peek'd of convales can be grown here and who has never has been visiting W. H. Holatiird at
farther for the children to go there
cence, together with the irreparable planted a seed in his life, are deserv Pelican Bay lodge, has returned, and
thnn it would bo for them to go out thority on agricultural matters.
"In milking a cow,'' he wrote bls loss from fatality. If half of this vast ing of earnest commendation, for It left Saturday for his home,.
E. Sticker of Lakeview Is in the to the mirth end, and that th«« hill
"always sit on the side furth total could be obtained to use In pre is only through the efforts of such
|ty. Mr. Sticker has accepted a |>o-
Born, Wednesday night, July 21.
the question Is decided, the sch«M>l
lion with Goellcr A Wattenberr; as board will have n difficult problem to est from the critter and nearest the vention of the disease the State would pioneers that the jeal resources of to Mr. aud Mrs. J. T. Totten, a nine-
this county can be developed.
soft spot in the pasture."
reman of their brick plant.
< 'ust lug
I iiklrrll Oregon lias Most XX omlerful
lut un—Klim miti Dt-slincd to
llutr Great D«-n-lopnieni.