KLAMATH REPUBLICAN. ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦• ♦ * OFFICIAL I’AI’KR OF KLAMATH COI N I Y. ♦ ♦ ♦♦•♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ * LEADING PAPER OF ♦ ♦ MH THERN OREGON. ♦ ♦•♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ KLAMATH FALLS, KLAMATH COUNTY, OREGON, APRIL 14, 1910 VOL. XV. NO. 2 1 CHARGE FIXED WATCH FOR MAN ' UPPER KLAMATH L. IT IN TO REMAIN THE MAME AM I I H AM I.AMT VEAIt IS HE REALLY THE PEOPLE’S FRIEND MONEY MUST BE PAID IN ADVANCE If < <ui**ln<< li**n < lu*rg*' Mliixihl < Utility .IwH'wHr Ix-e Ilan A hhu MMNI .* Pe*-ullar Position A h an Official B*-- «•on*** l»*-Bnqu<-nt Water lliglit Hill llr Can<v*ll*xl The thatg*' for th<‘ maintenance < > ihr Irrigation system in th» Klamat.i Project li iih boon fixc*l for 1910 by th* Riulaiiiatioii Hervlce. unit It I m to be th*' until*' i « h It wm Inal year, 76 cents per acre For th** pant several days there bun been n rumor ulloiit to the <-fT*-«t that th*- malntenanc«' < harg* wu. to be li>*i*>iu*ii Io 9l) c**nte <>* I*, but thin liM** pint* n to l*<- u inlslnk an evidenced by th*' unnouncemeu* jnnt made by th** ffcrvlc« Oiii< of th*' mutters that In to *uu»< considerable trouble this year will L* that of the payment of th** $.1 pc» acre for liquidation of th*- constru* lion * bulge In every project thi Government ban >nfor<'*'d thia ruh without variation, except In •■xtruor ■llnury raara. Where th» farmer has xbown good faith, and through to fault of hla be ha* failed to liarvod bin crop and the ahuttlnK *>ff of the water uould work Irreparable Injury, then th« Government han made an inception, but In every ca«*» the rea son haa had to bv far beyond th*' or dinary. Whether such exceptions may be mail** In the Klamath Project li problematical. Under thia project there la a alight difference, the land owner having Ix-en given one full year In which to meet the payments. It will be a question that will only ire decided after It han reached the Secretary of the Interior. The method of procedure, where lb** farmer find* hlmiwlf unable to meet the payment, 1» for him to r^sAe application to the secretary of the Water Users* AMoclatlon for lenien cy, accompanying such application with the rvaaona therefor It will bo ■lavlvaa for anyone to undertake to get auch an application approved un ion he can furnish good and »uffi- dent reaaona therefor, ns It will read ily bv recognised that the Govern ment muat handle the mutter Impar- * lull . Application* for leniency ahould be made Immediately. It la not expected that there will be many of them, in view of the fact that <be Government la to be very atrlct In the matter If the q neat Ion la not dlaixmed of when th*- water right becomes delinquent, then the land owner will be unable to get water until the matter Is Anally settled. Inasmuch a* It will require a considerable time for It to work Its way through the vari ous stages It will be aven that quick action la Imperative on the part of the lad owner* The following nolle * haa been sent out by the ccrotary of the Water Itaera* Association: items enumerated ahould become d* llnqui-nt on May 1. 1910. Under the by laws of this association, however, It was Impossible to comply with the I requirement! of the Secretary of the Interior as to the time in which slid amounts ahould become delinquent. Under Instructions from the Secretary of the Interior the board took the matter of time d**clarlng the said INVITK k HH o LE FAMILY TO BE t.l KMTH %T THE PALACE ■ mounts delinquent up with Mr. New- Il. dit* ■ tm nf lb. I 8 It. 8 , a UM following telegram will show. "Klamath Falls, Ore., April F II. Newell. Director, U. 8. It. 8., Washington, D. C.: The board of directors of the Klamath Water Italians Continue to Pay Illg Tribute Users' Association will meet In ad to Their American journed meeting April 16. The rules Guest and regulations providing for the levying und collecting of calls and assessments will be adopted at that United Press Service. PORTO MAURIZIO. April 13.— meeting, but some changes are neces sary. The by-laws provide that ’No Th** German Kaiser has again demon- assessment shall be declared delin st rated bls high regard for Theodore quent within less than thirty -days Roosevelt as well aa his desire to after levying said assessment.' Sec pay honor to the distinguished repre tion of your letter of March 25 sentative of the American govern should bv amend**! so as to provide ment. who Is about to clasp for the that water rights shall not become hrs! time the hand of the man he delinquent on or before June 24. and has so greatly admired. A personal the first day of May «if each succeed letter received here today from the ing year,' so aa to comply with this Kais*-r urges Mrs. Roosevelt and the provision of th** by-laws. Your no children to be his guests at the palace that Colonel Ice arrived too late to permit of our for the three days complying with order therein drafted. Roosevelt will be entertained there. Mr. Roosevelt and Kermit started "Washington . D. C., April 9.— Advise before April 16. John Irwin, for Venice this afternoon. On Thurs day morning they will start for Vi Vice-President." Klamath Water Users' Association. enna. but Mrs. Roosevelt will remain Klamath Falla, Oregon: No objec here until the Colonel reaches Paris. tions to changes In dates suggested April 20. where she expects to rejoin In rules and regulations per yot-r him The populace still continues to out teleg-am 6th.—Newell." From the answer of Director New do themselves in paying high tribute ell It Is made evident that the assess to Mr. Roosevelt. Posters are up all ments for operation and maintenance over the city carrying expressions of and for the annual Installments of the felicitation and joy and bidding fare building charge will become delin well to their guest. The railroad sta quent on the 24th day of June, 1910 tion was profusely decorated with Further It may lie added that after flowers and practically the entire the 24th day of May, 1910, all pay population of the town turned out to ments for the above charges or as make hts departure as enthusiastic sessments will be made in the office as possible. of the association in Klamath Falls, Oregon. ♦ ♦♦♦«♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ It has beon announced by Mr. ♦ MOORE BRON.' SAWMILL ♦ Patch, project engineer, that the ♦ NOLI» TO IN NIS-l'LARK CO. ♦ charge for operation and maintenance ♦ ♦ for the season of 1910, for all lands ♦ A nah' of considerable in*por- ♦ under the first unit of the Klamath ♦ tanev and Interest was consum- ♦ Project, has been fixed at seventy-five ♦ mat** I Satunlay when the Innls- ♦ (75) cents per acre. This charge ♦ Clark Lumber Company acquir- ♦ Is required to be paid before water ♦ c*S the *'iw mill of C. N. A.' R. N. ♦ will bo furnished for the season. ♦ Moore, The mill will be dis* A In order to avoid mlsunderstand- Ing, the Itoard of directora of the Klamath Water Uaera* Association haa deemed It advlaahle to iaauv th» following pertaining to the time nnd I manner of payment of the o¡>eratlon and maintenance for the season of 1910. nnd of the first annual Install ment of the*building charge of |3 which became due on the 1st day of May, 1909, and would have become delinquent on the 1st day of May. 1 1910, but for the letter dated March j 26, 1910, from the Secretary of the Interior, the Honorable ft. A. Ballin ger, to thia aaaoclatlon. In this letter last referred to the Secretary of the Interior announces that all payment of operation and maintenance and an nual Installments of the building churge shall he payahlo at the office of thia association in Klamath Falla Ore., and that the association shall levy amenamente Including the fol lowing items: First Assessments on account of i the expenses of the association. Hecond Assessments on account of operation and maintenance levied C. P. Farrar, one of the big butch by the Hocretary of the Interior. ers ofr Oregon City, arrived Tuesday Third (’all and assessment on ac- [ evening for the purpose of looking count of building charge levied by over the country. He is an old the Secretary of the Interior. friend of E. B. Hornsby, who la Ink It Is provided In said letter that the ing considerable pleasure In pointing ea*l ahould he mado In time that the out the good thlngH to be found In amounts levied under each of the Klamath. TEACHERS CHOSEN COL ROOSEVELT FOR NEXT YEAR TEDDY IS ON HIS WAY TO VENICE ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ mantle*! au*l rvmov* <1 to Sim» pingtoii. after the logs now in the pond 1-nve b-** * s*we*l. rh.» will bv • serious blow to the west shle of the river, as it was an important factor in that end of the city. The sale price was not nindr public, ♦ ♦ 4* ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ -Y ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦•• TWO PRINCIPAS HE APPOINTÍO III MIAK PROMOTED TO SUPER INTENDENT OF St 'HOOLN Grow lit of City IH'I ilhik I'' an Inervas, in Number of Teachers Employed A meeting of the school board *>t the city uchools was held last Mon day. the purpose thereof being the selection of teachers for the ensun*, year. A large number of applies thins was received and it required an extended session to enable the direc tors to arrive at what they believe** to be a decision that would best pro mote the welfare of the educations institutions of the city. One of the first steps taken was that of determining the office R. H Dunbar should occupy henceforth Inasmuch as there will be two schoo* at the beginning of the next schoo year, the board felt that he shou't not be confined so closely to any oa of the institutions as to preclude th» proper supervision over the othe:. Accordingly, it was decided that ba should be appointed to the office cf City Superintendent of School.*, which position shall carry with it full control over all schools that may be opened during his tenure of of fice. In view of the added respon sibilities Imposed, the board believed Mr. Dunbar's salary should be In creased to $1,500. Two principals were chosen, one for each school, whose salaries shall b* 385 per month For School No. 1 Miss Nettie Drew was elected prin cipal and Miss Edna Adams was elected for School No. 2, or, as Is commonly known, as the West Side school. Following are the teachers chosen for next year: Misses Nettie R. Drew, Edna Ad ams, Donna Bell. Irone Daum, Nettie McIntire, Agnes Hannon. Mabel Campbell, Grace Nickerson. Florence Foster, Alice Pool, Maud Laman, all of whom have been teaching during the past year, and Misses Nellie Dement, Lillian Dennison and Lucy M. George of Grants Pass, and Miss Josephone Donegan of Jacksonville. The last four have not taught In this cltv heretofore. Riding throughout the county astride his faithful old horse, with tils knapsack swung over his shoul- ■lers, is the Democratic Patriarch of Klamath County. Practically every man, woman and child in Klamath County knows Capt. J. P. Lee, county assessor and best political campaign er in the State of Oregon. He is a .man wh<-•• kindly pe: tnality and : homely cordiality has » <n for him a ; warm spot in the hearts of the people of Klamath County. And some of his warmest friends in and out of the Democratic party ar»- deeply grieved that he should be so misled by false friends Into making the one great mistake of his life. Knowing as be does that he has ' the respect and confidence of the ' ,-oters of the county. Captain Lee should long hesitate before lending himself to the work ot their ene mies. Tbe i erald believes that tn- I as done so unconsciously ; it believes that if he really knew what was back * f their plans he would quickly wash his hands of the work and join hands with the people of the county In demanding the removal of the court house to the site offered by the *li*.S»E«'lN FoR TH IK Klamath Development Company. Cap YEAR HERE NEVER BETTER tain Lee. of al) men in the county, knows the burden that taxation Klamath County II»' at Last < om*' places upon the shoulders of the land Into Its Own owners and homebuilders of the county; he knows, o* at IttxJt should Never iu *» ^latory of the Klam know, that tne <lr«t*?e io the new site ath basin bare conditions been more means $90,000 to these burden laden favorable for a good vear than at taxpayers; that the new site will be . present. A representative of the Her beter suited in every way for the ald bad occasion a few days ago to purposes of the new court house and make a trip through some of the best that not one of the arguments ad Improved farming districts tributary vanced by the opponents ha-i any to Klamath Falls and Merrill. Every foundation or truth back of it. where the farmers were in the Held The man on horseback may be all turning over the rich soil. All seem Hgnt as asse >or; he is a persuasive ed pleased with the outlook. Men. talker and has the confidence of the who have farmed in this basin for people, but he should not seek to be many years, expressed themselves as tray that confidence by endeavoring being better satisfied with conditions to fool the people on a matter in than ever before. New settlers, in which they are so vitally interested. every instance, were highly pleased His work of assessing should occupy with the prospects, saying that the all of his time and should not be spring has been ideal for getting the used as a cloak to cover up another fields in shape for seeding. game. Everyone knows what effect One of the best indications that the the appearance of the assessor has. Klamath country is coming into its and how prone they are to listen to own is the fact that the man who has what he has to say. Nevertheless, farmed here for years under advene they are not going to forget that he circumstances is beginning to feel is the man who sets the amount they that for him the Klamath basin is no will have to pay in taxes; nor will longer a camp ground, but a place they fail to take advantage of every where he is willing to make his home. opportunity that presents itself to re It is a noticeable fact that during duce that sum. the past year many land owners who When Captain Lee started on his were anxious to dispose of thei- work of assessing he left this mes farms have withdrawn them from the sage with his friends: "Now, you-all market. The reason for this is net watch me. I’ll go out and talk to that they are waiting for an increase the ladies, kiss the babies and assess in price, but rather because with the the property, and when I come back advent of the railroad they have be the court house won't be moved." come satisfied to live where they True to his promise, he is talking to heretofore considered themselves iso the ladies and kissing the babies— lated. and no man in all of Oregon is better It is also noticeable that all new fitted for the task—and Is sending houses being built throughout tl.t back messages that the farmers are basin are substantial and of a better opposed to it everywhere. Poor grade than many of those heretofore Captain! The Herald is sorry to see erected. Improvements are being you so keenly disappointed. made with a view to nermanenc.v, which is indicative of a settled com munity. NEGRO HKHIWAYMAN KILLED IN .SEATTLE JIM IIILL'N MULES ARRIVE IN THE CITY Bodjr Ridded With Bullets in Run Are Ship|*‘*l Through This City to Reach Work to th«- North A car load of mules arrived in the city Wednesday and were unloaded and started north. Ordinarily a load of mules would attract no particular attention, but these mules carry the Northern Pacific brand on their left hip. This is the first of a number of ether shipments to be made through this city. In a short time all of the equipment that is to be used by the contractors In huildinq the Oregon Trunk to the north of here will be shipped through this city ning Fight With Polio- United Press Service. SEATTLE, Wash., April 12.—An unidentified negro was riddled with bullets and killed at 4 o'clock this morning by officers in a running bat tle in the heart of the city. Th* negro attempted to hold up a Jap who, instead of complying with the command of the highwayman, turned and ran. The negro opened fire on him, the shots being heard by the police. They chased the negro, ex changing shots with him at a dis tance of ten feet. The officers en G. I. Cole Is a recent arrival here gaged In the fight were Christenson, W. P. Drum was here Wednesday from Palisades, Colo. Mr. Cole is Donald and Hooker. None of them from his camp at Modoc Point. looking over the country. was injured.