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meal mul i s
MIX NEBS «il» il» SEAT l LE
Mr. Shannon added thut he did not
Klamath County , Oregon
believe Mr. Stevens was In the em
Official l,aper of ktaiiuitli County. ploy of Hill or knew anything almut
the Deschutes railroad.
• i haven't built any railroads or
Mias Iva Whitlatch of Menili, the
KLAMATH FALLS. AVO. 19. 1909
had anything to do with them since I 'young lady who captured the Menili
closed my connection with the New I' Record ' contest trip to the Alnska-
Haven road.” was Mr. Stevens' part Yukon-l itclfic exposition nt Seattle,
ing sentence. Leaving Portland, he left here this morning, accompanied
llclii'ViMs, However, That Centrili <lh'
may go to San Francisco, or he may by Ml s Rachel E, \pph"tate, whom
gon \\ ill He O|M*ncd I p and \\ ill
take the Alaska trip, he say».
she »elected as her companion nndet
Furuinii Ample Traille.
the riiles of the contest. Miss Whit-
•’I have no connection with HUI.1
Porter Bros., or any railroad con- '
struct iou scheme whatsoever. I rep- Optimistic I'l-vdi) tie« of Jutlgc Dool
resent eastern capitalists who con !
ing I»« garvliug Ktenmth Fall««.
template investment in Oregon farm
M. T. Dooling, bnperlor Judge of
ing and timber lands. Two-thirds of S.in Benito county. Cal. who returned
all the money I have iu the world is Friday from a trip to Crystal
tied up similar investments. My trip creek, is more than ever impressed
through Central Vi . gon was in this with the posaiA 'ities of this sevtion,
connection, and uo other.”
and es|'««ciaily vv th this city. Iu an
When John F. Stevens, engineer of Intel view this afternoon lie stated:
national reputation, from Chicago,
"This «»untry is blessed with ideal
had with these few brief sentences conditions, namely land and water,
thus finally cleared away the mystery and it is my belief that your city in
surrounding his name, he leaned the next eight years shoukl have a
back in his chair in the lobby of the population anywhere from 10.000 to
and resignedly, 15.000, and witbin twenty years a
though courteously, prepared to give snug little city of 50.000 |>eople
answer Jo various questions an inter should be restiug here among the
viewer from The Journal bad in mind foothills. Of course, this statement
to ask him.
is not based on what you have now,
But with this lucid presentation of but upon what could and should be
Mr. Stevens' life and plans, queries accomplished. For instance, the l'p-
seemed rather futile. But he con per nmrsh should be reclaimed, and
MISS IVA WHITLATCH
tinued suddenly- and in a confidential cut up into small holdings, immense
tone: “Do you know. 1 have no Infor- - saw mill plants will doubtless bo
mation about the work being done in erected, all of which will be arteries
Deschutes other than 1 have lead in leading to this city and building it
the newspapers. But I'll tell you. up. and the last, but uoi least, will be
I'm just as interested iu railroad con the great tourist travel which this
struction -into the central part of the section is bound to get the benefit of.
State as any other investor would be. Southern California bus been built
Does any one think that I. or the in up by tourists on account o( the ideal
terests I represent, would be justified winter climate tl.ere, and something
in going down there and buy Ing 5.Duo should be done whereby this tourist
acres of sage brush .land and 5.000 travel would wend its way to this per
acres of timber land without the as fect summer clime. The fulfillment
surance of transportation facilities? I ot the foregoing possibilities is the
”1 did go on an investigating tour basis for nvy prediction, and also the
of interior Oregon, but I did so be fact that this town has within the last
cause I had never been there before. few years increased from a straggling
village of 4 00 to a imputation now
1 wanted to see what it was like.”
"Well, what did you think of it of 3.000. most of which came here on
from an investors standpoint?” the a prospect before the assurance of a
railroad main line entering this coun-
question was promptly put.
"Some of it.” responded Mr. Ste- r-' or the completion of the govern-
vens. "is very, very good, and some n*l!' work here. This section 1» now
is as bad.”
assured of both, hence the foregoing
"But does the country justify de- prediction.
Mateus A. Hall, treasurer of the
velopment enterprise and the faith
Statts Co., Pasadena. Cal., latch fairly won the honor in compe
we have in the returns that will be " ni-
made w>en railroads bring the peo- heavy dealers in real estate, stocks tition with a number of handsome
and bonds, who nccompanied Mr. and nccompiished rival', n.« the most
pls and the money?”
"Indeed it does." the engineer an Dooling on his trip, in speaking of IMjpuiar young lady In the county. She
“I atn greatly* also deserves credit for her good
my this section, said:
judgment on it that there is land surprised in the magnificent area of judgment In selecting as her com
which will pay splendidly in return cultivatable land that lies at your panion a native daughter ot the coun
for dev .'lopmcnt.
Of course there ’ d°or here, It was my idea before ty. one SO accomplished as Ml.-.s Ap
are other parts which make no prom-i visiting your section that this coun- plegate, late winner of the annua!
Ise at all and look hopeless. Such , try* consisted of nothing but a series scholarship granted by the .iluninl
places are to be fonnd almost any of mountain ranges, and instead of association of the State I'nlversity of
that I found good land and homes for Oregon, based on her admirable high
Mr. Stevens went on to say that he countless numbers.
“Klamath Falls has a good future
The young ladf ■. V 111
had neither for the interests he rep
resented nor himself made any in tp fore it. but this city is lnr-kln" in least ten days at S. attle tnd will
vestments in Oregon properties, nor ¡one very important feature,.and that boom Klamath county, They have
did he know of any about to be made is "civic pride.” This city should get made a tareful study of the Klamath
In the northern states, he said, and to work at once and have Main street Project and of the great natural re-
in Washington, investments had al paved and made presentable, along some s and can ably exploit the ad-
ready been made. What he will do with the other improvements you v.irdau » and scenic beauties of the !
about Oregon investments will be de are contemplating, a3 the future pros- Klamath country.
I pects of this city warrant it.”
termined absolutely by advices from i ‘
the east which he has yet to receive
Mrs. J. W. Price entertained the
A FIXE GARDEN
ladies of the W. C. T. U. In the ves
It was reported several weeks ago i
try of the Methodist church on Wed
that John F. Stevens, famous engi- '
One of the finest little truck gar-
nesday afternoon at 3 o’clock.
neer, whose services are continuously |
| dens in the county is to be found in
engaged by James J. Hill and always this city at the home of H. Newnham. brief program wan given. Tie Rev.
in the midst of construction schemes Mr. Newnham has always been an en- J. W. Price read an article. Miss
Flora Masten sang a solo, accom
as mysterious as they were big. Lad
thiisia-t a’• ' tie possibilities of
been living incog in Portland getting this section from an agricultural panied by Miss Mae Curnow of Reno,
ready to beat Harriman to the pre ' standpoint, and has often demon- Nevada.
serves of central and southern Ore : strated w hat can be done> Each year
gon, and meanwhile go on to San i he has added to his garden until
¡there Is to be found there the finest
“Pooh, ' said Mr. Stevpbs, calmly. ¡jne of vegetables grown anywhere in
In answer to a question as Involved ¡he county. Ile
I.’ brought to this of-
as the statement. “And my only rea- fice sampi s of I potatoes, corn, let-
son for secrecy, if you must call ft tuce, beets, parsnips and cabbage that
that, is the fact that I’ve been both ¡are magnificent. He naturally feels'
ered to death by cnerg tic gleaners of coi-siderable pride in the results of
informaiion for the newspapers ever
efforts, and he ha» good reason
since I was known to have been con- when the county fair is held this
nested with the Panama canal. Every j [uj; ]iC.
doc.btl ; be at the top
time I would come to any place the r,f cioio to it as a prize winner,
reporters would look me up, and I
A discovery of great interest has
told over and over ever.-thing 1 knew
about the canal until I got tired of it. been made not long since at Pompefl,
I didn’t want to tell any more. But, where the excavation work Is being
by the way, people don’t seem to be steadily <arrh -1 on. Voder the a'di
nearly so much interested In the Pan deposits there was found an extensive
ama canal 33 they were, but it’s just* villa of handtome construction and
as Important as ever.”
ornamented with very fine frescoes.
This last being one bit of informa The villa contained statues and other
tion given on a subject which he had works of sculpture both Greek and
just stated he wanted nothing more Homan, besides very rich furniture
to say about, Mr. Stevens added just which is well ornamented and also
tills much about his life in Portland: many vas *s of different kinds. There
“Whether I was here under the, were also found coffers filled with
name of Sampson, or was not, I have eold and silver money. In the base
nothing to say.”
: ment are great amphorae which were
But this was a s- ’ ect upon which | used for storage purposes, and In the
E. B. Shannon, .*’ . Stevens' private*' triclinium the tables were prepared
secretary at the t ’
of the engineer's ; for a banquet of thirty persons. An
former visit to
itland, did have abundance of silverware is one of the
something io say. .Mr. Shannon was features of .th«* dteoovery, knd I' i
also found in the lobby of the Port-i said to be equal in welkht and artta-
land this morning. HIs first state-, tic character to the silverware dls-
ment was that he did not know Mr. covered in the villa of Boscorcale and
Stevens was In tl.e city. His next now possessed by the Louvre. Some
of the sliver pieces se<*m to have been
"When he was here before he went taken out at a previous epoch, for
under rn assumed name, because he there are traces of a clandestine
knew that if it became common search which was made at a former
knowledge he was here, that all sorts date.
J. W. I‘iimile, who ha» been Iu the
Klamath lloapltul for »um« iliiy», will
be able to leave soon.
Lloyd Biaiuienburg and nephew.
Edwin Cox. left WediivMilny fur
Crater lake nnd the Umpqua country’.
C. E. Bindley, wku Him received at
the Klamath llo»|iitiil on
night, vu» operateti on Tuesday lift
> moon. H«> I» doing nicely,
Thomas Grubb ami family, who
have been living at
moved Io till» city
Mr. Grubb vili
er (er the employ of Giorge It. Hum
Chas. Lena returned Tuesday night
fu m the huckleberry patch.
states that huckleberries vili not tie
ripe before September lx» Mr Lens
Killed a de i and a bear ou hl» ti 1P
of the Southern l'ucltle compuuy
Mis. Judge Wllllls oiili'lfallied u
numb« r of h* t friends very delight
fully ut her home Tuesday afternoon.
Five hundred was played, Mr», Brun
mm winning Ihr Aral prise und Mia.
Milione Ihn second, Itefrushiiiciila
wen served. The KiieMtn were: Mes-
duine» Reame», Jennings, Fisher,
Malone, Homy. Ankeny, Henley,
Mmlln, W. O Smith, Wind. Holt-
kenipor, Obeiichaln, Hull, itemmn,
tint. i. Milla, Pierce, Brennan, G. T,
Baldwin, Zini Baldwin, G«rber, No
land mid Mines M imi Baldwin mid
Judge H. L. Benson left Saturday
mortiluK for Coos Bay.
E G Kllgor* of Langell valley
was I tithe city Tuesday on business.
Mi s V. Wilson ot Bly wii » In the
city this week, »topping nt the l.lv-
W. P. Rhoades, the furniture muli
of Merrill, mid wife were Iu the cltj
Mrs William Sargent, »on
daughter left Tuesday
Francisco, where they will Visit
I’. Sorenson nnd Mr. nnd Mrs.
. Bennett loft Monday for u
trip lo Crater lake mul the li ack I«1 •
J. A. Morri», one of the leading
rtlllipl Witter, llltllH
the city- Monday, lie took a trip on
- .MNkcr, Rt'purutiir,
the l’|iper lake and returned home
Ji -< plilnv < ouilty tmc» lime llccn P.
8 it v i* h \\ n gi'»
Souici* of Diiuger.
Chris Detrick on of Tule Lake
</ Rtntn your n<*<»«!•.
Writ« f«»« ' »1
Ah ull'ui | m | m <
ns In tli<’ city Tuesday on bitslne s.
GRANT8 PASS. Ore, August 14.
Ever alnce 1H74, when ElIJa Dnv-
Detrlclison’s intention 1» to i II
ranch mid move to San Diego Idsou discovered the Junepliino coun I t’ISh I U1IIANKM
k y. i <• c. M 4<’r >.
ty env *1. there has been a temleuiy >4 ‘ »1 >4VA0'>|W*«.Whi**Wl>lFNNip« rt|wrn«lt»M A*
.» I b> M' m k til i*Ol»l I AM». Mill «.OM
W. 8. Slough has returned front mt on tie putt of the public to enter
x’ till'd trip through the North» st. ihe.vi natural wonders without n
Including the fair'at Scuttle; tti-o a guide. Three years after the cavy»
abort journey Into the king'» do were known to be of such inngulttide,
UnikJ States Commissioner
I’. M. Nick« nun of Kerby, Ore., with
Jantea Cole of Men ill was in the th» U'.l.iuncv of other», made a par
TIMBER AND HOMESTEAD
city Tuesday Mr. Col” came up nfi n tial survey of four floor level» and
PI -OF TAKEN
lumber with which to erect a new Installed ladder* where needed at
rook house to be used In connection many of the lUOlcutt pa»»agoway*.
Of -e. H.I k I
l ibrai y.
Tlieso aven have never b -vn fully
A. J Swift. Ib nry Off nba. I er and explored to thin day, and It I» «aid
Dan Johnson left Satin day on a that they extend in and through the
□ ENSCN Ä. STONE
pleffsurc uml hunting tilp combined. iiiountuiu five or six lull«'» from the
A TTORNEYS AT LAW
Unie ln-i|d" there
The patty »ill visit Crater lake mid main entrance,
•'!» go ufter bear la the niouiitaius may be found every variety of Blue
st ni < rientri Han k
Within the dark caverns
«/<<* I runt Hldg.
The ticket nnd freight office of the may lie heard tie music of running
KL«M- 1 < F-LLS • OREGON
Suuth< rn Pacific htis lawn moved to wul. r from an unknown »■mrce. ,\
the not th end <>l the freight depot, stiong breeze tint chill» 1» eondnnt-
wt'i.e it will remain until the < >ut- iy in mot Ion. The caves are nltuateil
pletlon of tl.e new passenger depot In L’nvo mountain, a peak that vault» I
Into th- »kv a distauii* of <1,000 feet,
w hich is now being erocted.
COUNSELOR AT LAW
Mrs. A L. Leavitt, wife of Record and the openiug through which tour-
KLAMATH EAl.l >. OREGON
er Leavitt, who left for Mono county IX* mn> cut r it round at an eleva
ROOMS TAG. MURDOCK RLOG,
to visit bls mother <>n account of het tion of 4.000 feet.
In isf>7 the cuvci wire withdrawn
Ilin. s-i. Las received word that Mrs.
Leavitt is Iu a precarious uondltion, from public land» and by late proc-
WILL A. LEONARD
suffering from un attack of pneu • lamatlon issued by tlio President the
monia. This is the third attack of ; mountain and a mile square ha» been
this dreaded malady which »he has < *t aside a» a public park. There Is n
B It h row*Mclhtisc Hulldlng
had. and on account of her advanced strong movement on foot »Ince the
age grave fear* ate entertained for accidental killing of Frank Elite to
i have the government prohibit tour
DR, C. P. MASON
1>. C. Herrin and wife of Portland ist- and visitors ft am entering the
a ’ paying this city a visit.
Sir. <«»n without ofilc lai guAdc». Il ha»
Herrin, who 1» now engaged in the l»ei n suggested that (no government ottu-c in Ameriran tl»«>k A Tru»t Co»-
lnsmance business, was formerly u ipp.oprlate money and place Iron
resident of this section, and 1» ai «o talcs over the opening and Hint they
a native ot this State, having been ' He securely lockid.
» (.»MATH FALLS
born near Ashland. He 1» a brother
to Wm. F. Herrin, general coun.ie)
General C. R Greenleaf, I'. S. A.,
and wife, cf Berkeley, Cal., arrived
J. F. Kimball, who hits ret arm'd
in the cli,. Tu<-day. The General from the
forest fire which
is un ard *nt sportsman mid la en b i-n raging nouth nnd went
thusiastic over ti e good prospect» in Shake, reports that the fire In that
that line which b.e ha« found here ae< lion ii urd r control, and the men
We luiw »ouïe desirable lumi
The General and his wife left tl>!s he took out with him to fight fire
iiungc for iuiproted prop
morning for Crystal creek in cum- will return to-night.
erly In Klnmntii lùill»—land
pan.v with E. R. Reams mid wife and states that the lo<» of timber to the
Mrs. Frank Jennings. J. O. Pierce’» companies he represents will not be
liuti will be Irrigatili,, but for
home on Crystal creek will bo made material, and that the Southern Pa
vv tilth witter I» in> yet rcntly.
their headquart< rs.
cl fie» holdings sufT red the moat, al-
Mr Gammon, the genial proprietor thovgh not to uny great extent, as
of the iris Theater, has Hignlfled ills the file xa i changed from its cuttr .«•
k hmm« h Faila.
let nth n to give matinee perform toward the yellow pine belt.
ances at Lis playhouse during th
He reports that the bridge near
Week < t BaigcJns beginning October Shake was burned, but that it is
x <» tdt : i > TDK
4th to assist in entertaining the peo now repaired so wagons may go op r
GOING I P IN
ple when they ate not »pending mon l.t but It hardly In condition for aiflo-
ey with the enterprising merchant« niobilea to nags over.
It was rn-
bebin 1 this new move to bring trade ported io Mr. Kimball that an auto
to the city. Going a step further, mobile party hud a close call n nr
Mr. Gammon ba.« offered to givo on«-! thl« bridge, and several of De male
free matinee to work Into whatever! members
nnd <». <'. APPI.EG VI'E.
program may be arranged for that ■ score* ‘d. The report was not con
Fifth Streit, near Main.
week If a cm nival or fair lx held.
FAIREANK8, MORSE & CO.
C. C. BROWER
BUY LOTS NOW
FRANK IRA WHITE