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OFFH TAL PAPEB OF
KLAMATH FALLS, KLAMATH COUNTY. OREGON, FEBRUARY 17, 1910
LEADING PAI’ER OF
HOI TH EKN OREGON.
SALE AT KENO
IfUTTK F A LI Ji MAN III YH HOLD- PI T TO EXPENSE OF TRIAL FOR I.RNEHT BROWN MEETS WITH A
INGS OF THON. MiinilMAI K
FEW JINII'ER FENCE POSTS
TRAGI! DEATH I.AMT Filll>AV
I AND, POWER Sill AND PI AN I J. I RANK ADAMS IS INDIC II I) BODY RICOVIRil) YESIERDAY
Options Taken oil Adjoining l‘ro|M-rl) Government's Forest Nerv li <• Policy Believed That Ills Horse But ked
Woulil Denote u F imm II i I c Era
Is Carried to ICIilli uloux
Millie Au Attempt Was .Made
to Ford the Itiver
Thon McCormack, of ibis place. hs»
■old out Ilin entire holdings, consist
ing of land, limber, power nite, also
the electric light plunt and the steam
er Canby, with the bout Utidlng
Mr. Ilnrrlu, of Butte Fulls, Is the pur
chaser und the consideration wut<
Mr. Harris has also taken option»
on other desirable property adjoining
Keao und It looku ns If this section
had an era of development In store
It In not known what Mr. Harris pro
poses to do with the property pur
chased. or whether ho represents
other Interests thuu himself or not
The sale has caused the greatest stir
■ round Kono since the time thin town
was an Important station on the stau*'
road conncctliiK with the outside
Slncu the arrival of the rail
road to Klamath Falls, Kono has had
very little doing except logging oper
ations, but she may still get her share
of the good things which are coming
to other parts of Klamath County.
FROM THE iil'IlKK CANE
llefUM-« to Act a» Itefendant's Coun
sel and U ill Not Stale
United Proas Service.
SANTA ROSA. cal. Feb i<;
J. W Oaten, attorney, friends and
<oi.n<!ent of Dr W. P. Burke, who Is
charged with the blowing up of hla
sanitarium, today announced hla
withdrawal from the defense of
Burke. He refused to state his rea
sons for this surprising act.
arand jury has been summoned to
meet Friday morning to consider the
evidence. A careful search for five
■ticks of dynamite Is being conducted
by the deputy sheriffs today, who
have learned that they have been
concealed somewhere In the grounds
surrounding the sanitarium.
ACTIVITY AT KENO
8 Padgett has been appointed post
master for the Keno office.
H. L. Smith, the blind man. has a
crew of seven men cutting cord wood
Frank Adams hns live teams and
seven men hauling wood to the boat
Harry Wall hns all the space allot
ted to him on the river tilled with
saw logs and has sent two of his
teams to tho Upper Lake to put In
J. 8. Ackley has been cutting and
pulling In the river from 25,000 to
36.000 feet of logs dally with three
Aunty Wilson, a sister of Thos. Mc
Cormack, In not expected to live.
Extreme ago Is the cause of her con
dition, an she In past 91 yearn.
BONANZA, Ore , Feb. 1«
Adams, of Merrill, was
served with a warrant by Deputy Brown, an Indian resident of the
V. H. Marshal Hummersley Wedne>-| Yulnux reservation, was drowned In
day on an indictment of the Federal the Sprague itiver last Friday noon.
Grand Jury charged with cultlnr The body was recovered yesterday
fence posts from government land about 200 yards below where he dis
He waived examination before Com appeared. The ford wus attempted
missioner Itlchardson and gave bonds at u point about one-half mile from
Yulnax Butte It Is thought that the
In the amount of 9800.
Mr. Adams considers the charge horse Brown was riding commenced
an outrage, and. from the standpoint to buck, throwing the young man
of the people of this section, he Is Into the river.
The father of the boy. who resides
Justified In so considering It. The I
people of the Merrill country have on a ranch about three miles from
been greatly harrassed and Inconven- | l>orrls. han been notified. The fun
lenccd by the actions of the em-i eral service* will be held at Yalnax
ployees of the Forest Service. The Thursday afternoon, Interment being
country surrounding Merrill has long at that place.
received Its supply of wood from the
scrubby juniper growth on the rocky,; BI TTE MINEN < MINED
Thia happened to be■
OA EK I MON TROUBLES
government land simply for the rea-•
son that It was worthless, und what Engineer Want to Withdraw From
In the name of heaven the Forest ■
W estern Federation of Miners
Service would want with the scrubby
growth Is a mystery, but neverthe United Press Service.
less the people of this section almost
BUTTE. Mont., Feb. 16.—As a re
suffered a wood famine as the result
of the radical action of government sult of an attempt on the part of the
foresters, who were carrying out engineers' union to withdraw from
the Western Federation of Miners,
some fool law of tho government.
Thu offense charged against Mr and affiliate themselves with the In
Adams dates back some years and ternational Engineers' Union, every
was for cutting a hundred or so mine in Butte, with the exception of
fence posts for the Improvement of the Silver Bow, Berkeley and Moun
his land. It seems that Mr Adams tain Consolidated, all Amalgamated
hire«! n collide of men to get him i Copper properties. was compelled to
number of posts and while in hla shut town this morning through the
employ they cut them off government refusal of the miners to work with
It Is stated that the Informant the seceding engineers.
was one of Uncle Sam's detectives, mines operating are doing so with
and hired himself to Mr. Adams to crippled forces. As a result of the
count tho posts, so as to secure evi refusal of the engineers to return to
Mr. Aduins had previously* their stations, 9.000 men are Idle.
The smelting works operated by
received Information from the Fed
eral authorities that ho was entitled former Senator W. A. Clark were
to |50 worth of timber a year for im shut down this morning.
provements, and did not make any four days, unless the trouble Is set
secret of the (act that he Intended to tled. the Washoe smelters at Ana
conda. employing 3000 men, and the
When It Is realised the amount of Boston and Montana smelters at
money that Is spent yearly In salaries Great Falls, employing 2,000 men,
for an army of foresters In this de will also be compelled to shut down,
partment alone, It Is not any wonder according to General Manager Gillie
that there Is a big factional tight of the Amalgamated Copper Mining
among the officials In Washington as Company, which Is facing a serious
to which will distribute this patroa- proposition, being unable to secure
age. The people In the meantime | engineers to man the pumps, so com
are paying the cost anil are being de plete is the walkout of the miners.
To further complicate matters, the
prived of all rights in tho matter.
It Is Impossible to understand how miners' and smelter men's union an
this Juniper can be classed as timber nounce that they will refuse to handle
when It cannot be filed upon as tim any ore hoisted by the seceding en
ber land. If this Is the best that the gineers. They declare that they will
Forest Service can do It would be import engineers, but the manning of
well to dispense with the department the Immense hoisting engines requires
nnd save the most of thia so-called such skilled work that the mining
companies will not permit any but
the most experienced Butte engineers
to operate the engines.
The Department of Agriculturo la
expeijmentlng wlth the manufactura
of olí and alcohol from your varíe
T. E. Hammerslev, deputy United
nos <>f heavy, atarch-producing pota- States marshal, was In the city Wed
toes from Kussla.
nesday from Portland.
faA- I — •
LC<M<r»«U , ■ •; .
\ . -•
f or the
JI ST I j OWEK ELEMENT OF
AMERICA FIGHTING JAPS
Buch Is the Opinion of One of the
■reading Japanese Newspapers
I United Press Service.
TOKIO, F- b. If
Wt are tired BIG BASIN LUMBER COMPANY TO
NEW COMMISSION ESTABLISH-
MENT—BENEFIT TO FARMERS i of this antl-Japanese agitation and of IMPROVE YARDS NEAR DEPOT
American politicians, ’ declares Asahi
: editorially, one of the leading con
newspapers of Japan •'The.
AUCIION SALES ON SAIIDAYS servative
question of the naturailztsfon of Jap INCREASING LUMBER STOCK
anese in America Is one of the moat
Headquarters for People From the important matters at the present Prc|H»rtng fur Big Sauitu> t h Busi
time,'' It declares. Continuing, th* I
Country to Bring Hieir Produce
ness—Baddiug Stock Will Be
Asahi says: “The time U ripe fort
for Sale or for Exchange
Moot Complete in City
Japan to take a decisive step toward
co-operating with the better element
An establishment that should in America, as represented by ex
The Big Basin Lumber Companj.
Such attacks which has a street frontage of over
prove an accommodation and a bene President Roc .evelt.
fit to »He farmers of the Klamath on tiie Japanese as made by the 600 feet along Spring street and the
Basin has been opened In the Noel Hayes bill, now before the American railroad track, has commenced lay
building in East Klamath Falls. The Congress, are becoming wearisome, ing in a complete stock of all grades
enterprise is in the nature of a stock and are made only by the lower ele of lumber and is receiving car load
exchange and farmers' beadquarters. ment of the American nation. It is shipments daily. Mr. S. P. White,
The busimuis will be conducted on time for Japan to act."
manager for the company, states that
a commission basis. Farmers having
just as soon as the weather will per
WASHINGTON. D. C., Feb. 16.— mit they will begin the construction
anything for sale can list the same
Hayes alien bill will be acted of several warehouses for carrying
with the exchange. In cases of pro
duce the same can be left for sale. on soon by the House. It has al their stock of cement, lime, cement
Stock of all kinds can be listed so ready been reported favorably by the plaster, doors, windows, glass and
that one farmer can deal directly with Committee on Immigration, and the paints, etc. In addition to this, it is
prospects for its passage are very expected to construct one large lum
It will not be the purpose of the ' bright.
ber shed, which will cover a ground
exchange to handle any line of its
space of about 80x250 feet, for the
own, but in case there is urgent need
storage of dry lumber.
ON CRUISER WASHINGTON
for seed, grain or other things along
In addition to pine lumber, this
this line, the farmers can club to One Sailor Succumbs to Disease anil company is carrying a stock of cedar,
gether and have the same shipped in
red and yellow fir. in finish and floor
Four Others III
the name of the exchange.
ing. They also have added a stock of
object of the promoters of this enter
PORT TOWNSEND. Wash., Fefc redwood shingles, which is the near
prise to be of assistance to the farm 16.—One sailor is dead and tour est to a fireproof wood that grows.
ers whenever possible. In turn, it others are ill with smallpox at the This company did an immense busi
will be the aim to handle local pro Federal quarantine stat'o.i at this ness last year, but was handicapped
duce so that the farmer can get the [ place. The cases are from the cruit- somewhat on account of the unim
going prices without running the : er Washington. Fifty of the crew proved condition of the yards and the
risk of having to haul his produce have been isolated and the doctors lack of sufficient warehouses. This
back to the farm.
are busy vaccinating all the men on year this defect will be remedied. A
In addition to the general commis the ship. The disease is not of a large amount of money has already
sion business it is planned to conduct virulent type, and it is believed that been spent on the yards and the build
an auction sale every Saturday after the sailor who died contracted It ing of the railroad switch, and ware
noon. Anyone having something for while the ship was at Honolulu.
houses are to be constructed early in
sale can bring it to the exchange,
where it will be sold to the highest
SAN FRANCISCO. Cal , Feb 16.—
It is the purpose of the company to
i bidder on a commission basis.
There is no smallpox reported among be prepared to fill completely any bill
Those who are interested in the any of the vessels of the Pacific fleet for lumber that might be received
new enterprise are J. M. Evans, F. A. here. The Washington was detached from any contractor or builder. Here
Smith. Henry Rabbes and L. M. Alli from the fleet while at Honolulu, at tofore it has been necessary to go to
son. The promoters feel that the en- which point it is likely the afflicted the expense and trouble to secure part
; terprise will be a benefit to the far sailors were exposed to the disease. of a bill of lumber in one place and
mer and also to the business man. A close inspection is being made of a part in another, and sometimes
It will be a medium for getting the all men in the fleet and every pre wait for weeks for the balance. It is
two on a working basis that will re caution will be taken to prevent an quite probable that as soon as the
sult in benefit to all concerned.
outbreak of the disease among the new warehouses are ready a complete
The location for the new business ships at this point.
ine of builders' hardware will be add
is such that it is easy of access. The
ed to the stock of the company.
building has been equipped with nec GERMAN SOCIALISTS
ENGAGE IN RIOT
essary blackboards for listing the va
ESCAPES FROM JAIL;
rious articles placed on sale. Farmers
IS CAUGHT AT KENO
will likely And it advantageous to get
ple were wounded today in Socialist
in touch with this new enterprise.
William Gouts, who has been con
riots at Neumunster. The govern
in the county jail for attempt
ment troops with fixed bayonets
ARRESTED FOR HELLING
charged the rioters, mowing them ing to shoot one of the passengers
UTIINKEY TO INDIANS down and driving them from the on the Merrill stage, was taken out
streets. Dispatches from Cassel stat to carry in some wood last Thursday
Joe Bnker, an Indian, who was in
ed that six riots occurred at that by Jailer Schallock.
dicted by the United States Grand
House a mo
place today between the Socialists
Jury for selling whiskey to the In
and the police. The demonstrations ment and when he returned Couts
dians, was placed under arrest by
were held by the Socialists as a pro had skipped. He was at the time
Deputy Marshal Hanimersley and cn
test against the new franchise bill of without his coat. A thorough search
Wednesday taken before U. S. Com
the Prussian government, and Were of the citv was made but he could
missioner Richardson for a hearing
the aftermath of fifty riots that oc not be found. Next morning he was
He waived examination and will be
curred throughout the country Sun taken in charge by Deputy Sheriff
taken to Portland for trial.
day. The wounded were horribly Harry Pearson as he was entering
mutilated, with great gashes and Keno, having walked to that town
The beef trust is not taking tho slashes, and it is expected that a during the night. He was brought
farmer and stock raiser into part large number of deaths will result. back and again placed in the Jail.
nership. Any excuse is good enough
Organized labor is seeking the
The seat of a new dining-room
to cut the price paid to the man who
raises beef while the price is raised same ends as organized agriculture. chair lifts with lazy tongs to form a
Why high chair for a baby, complete with
on the consumer without any excuse. Both want what they earn.
should they not have It?
seat and tray.