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LEADING PAPKK OF
KLAMATH FALLS, KLAMATH COUNTY, OREGON, MAY 5, 1910
H 0 U S E
;5H/NG ISG ood
sPItlNG 4 XLLEX rELEI’lloNF
COMPANY ELECTS OF F T< I Its
AGAINST TAFT PLANT CONTRACT
Th<* annual me«*tliig of ih< Hpiina
INUSUAL HASTE ON PART »F
Valle* Telephone Comp«n* «us leid
s- HOOI. BOARD < <»STs MONEY
Tm-sdui lit Dairy, at which offi- era
i*nd dir<*ct<»iH for the ensuing year
The folio«Ing «er«*
W L. Welch, William A.
I Flaikus. Emil Egert, XV. P
■ nd L A Sterxel directors. W L.
Welch, president; L. A. Htersel, vlce- Ili» I ndiSerrnce the Can»«- of the It Witter or I layer IU<t*> Had Bee.i
A<<v|ited the District Would
pi evident, and W P Badge, si-cretary
E iiuim illation of th«* Rail-
Save Nearly •Ji.ooo
und treasurer. The annual rep«irt ot
The slUoke of the first battle for the company to I m * In a good, health'
Th< school board Tuesday award
i lie r«-m<>vnt of the hour!house to t he financial condition Forty-three tel« - I United Press Service.
ed the contract for the heating plants
It«* offered by the Kluniatli Dvvelop-
WASHINGTON, 1>. U., May 4. -
An .tsaewwment of ' Th«* regulars today ar«* openly blam- that are to be Installed in lb«: old and
ment Company hnvlng cleared away, nt the rompnnv
new school houses, and in doing so
many strange thlugs appear. The *1 per »har«: und S3 on each phone lug President Taft for wrecking his
adopted a course of procedure that
»trangest of all Is th«* fact that Klam was mad«* for th«* current year, this legislative program
They are in a I makes the transaction smack of high
ath Falls favors th«* acceptance of the being tbe same as last year. A spe- rage because he ««vnu indifferent to
handedness. Tbe board Is supposed
• it«* leaving out of th«* count th«* rial meeting will be held on th«* first the Congressional situation and ap
act in th«» interest of the taxpayers
votes that were cast by the ladl«*« Saturday in June of th«* stockholders parently has not the sense of the re
of th«- district, but In the awarding of
who took advantage ot th«* opportun
sponsibility for the party's troubl«*s.
that contract it took action that will
ity to exercls«* th«* right of suffrage the Improvement of th«* line, includ President Taft's telephone message
cost this school district at least 22.-
Then* were 106 votes cast by th«*
from Pittsburg, in which he advised
000 more than if it had waited until
Of Ibis number 71 were in share.
the paHsage of the best kind of a rail
evening to award the contract. The
favor of the pr«*«M*nt site; 35. Includ
road bill that could be gotten
<X»I N'CIL MEF.T1NG
p«M>ple of this city would like to know
ing ail «be doubtful ones, were cast
through, under the circumstances, to
what there Is back of all this haste
for the new site
A regular meeting of the city coun get her with the insurgents, is blamed and unless the members of the board
votes from the result. It would leave cil was held on Tuesday for the pur for th«* wrecking of the railroad bill,
make a satisfactory explanation they
a majority of 10 In favor of th«* n**w pose of taking action on the passage th«* message only added fuel to the'
must stand before their constituents
of the ordinance calling for a special flame and the opeu denunciation of as being guilty of the grossest kind
To Judge Baldwin is generally ut- election, at which the question of vot such an attitud«* is to b«* oft«*n hoard.
tributed the novel idea of bringing ing bonds for a new city hall and the They declare that they will r«*ad tbe
Why was the contract awarded to
Th«* ladles Into the fight, though some purchase of garbage and city hall riot act to th«* President when he re
the W. G. McPherson Company for
. ontend that th«* honor belongs to sites will be submitted. May 21 was turns from his pleasure jaunt.
26,500. that b«*ing the highest bid in
Alex Martin, Jr. Since both ar«* Reau set as the date.
The officials of th«* administration
the hands of th«* board at the tim«*
Hruminels with the ladles, it would
The bond Issue will be for 120,000, ar«* equally angry and chagrlmsl over 1 'of the award? Why did th«* board
but fair to divld«* th«* honor. It payable in 20 years, the interest the emasculation of th«* railroad bill
hasten to award that contract before
was n well planned coup, and cu light thereon not to exceed 6 per cent.
and they declare that it is a direct
a representative of the J. C. Bayer
the advocates of th«* now sit«* nap-
The following permits were issued: violation of the promises of the Re- I Furnac«* Company arrived on the
f>tng. As soon as It became known
To Mr. Anderson to build a two- publican platform. Whkersham. of evening train? Why was the bid of
ihat the ladhst were voting, there was room addition to his residence.
Ohio, was author of the measure, but
Clyde E. Witter thrown out without
a hurry and bustl«* In the other camp,
To Hird Loosley to erect a 20x36 ht* was aide«! by Commiimloner Knapp consideration, when it was regular in
and before the polls closed In the frame building on lot 6, of the Fair of th«* Interstate Commerce Commis
every respect, and the contract given
neighborhood of 35 of the fair sex view addition. This is to replace the sion.
to a firm that will charge the district
I.nd east their ballots for the new site structure that was destroyed by fire.
The regulars retaliate by stating,
at least 22.000 more for doing the
that there was no reason for Preai-j
Many charges were mud«* that both
same work that would have been
dent Taft leaving Washington and
-Ides voted Dagoes and non-residents.
done either by Witter or the Bayer
STROYED HY FIRE IN JAPAN starting on a junketing trip at this
< tc., but It Is generally ndmltt«*d that
time. They leel that if he had b«?en
honors are aven In this respect. The
William Leo, representing the J. C.
TOKIO, May 4. -Hundreds injured here to exert pressure on the “near”
poll published In the Herald Saturday
Bayer Furnace Company, one of the
insurgents the railroad
was not chang«*d materially when the
largest and most responsible firms in
returns cam«’ in. Its estimate made sult of a fire that destroyed seven hav«» been saved.
the State, arrived Tuesday evening.
>*ome week« ago that 88 per cent of
ST. LOUIS. Mo.. May 4.—Pr«s«i- Prior to leaving Portland he called at
the voters In th«* county and 62 per afternoon, is the report
the official of the Southern Pacific to
cent In the city favored th«* new site, reached this city. The military dls- d«mt Taft reach«*d her«* today on his ascertain what train he would have
and the result hns proven how nearly
to take to reach this city Monday
accurate tbe canvass made by this the first intimation of the disaster. ment on th«» railroad bill question, evening. He was informed that by
alties. Ninety per cent of th«* city
“When I return to Washington I taking th«* Sunday evening's train he
The vote In tit«» country was light,
was destroyed. The fire started at 2 will look over th«» entire bill. We are would reach his destination on time,
due to the fact that the farmers were
o'clock and burned Itself out at 5:30, either going to have a satisfactory but on reaching Weed he found that
busy, many believing that their vote
the train for this city had gone. He
leaving nothing standing in the ter railroad bill or none at all."
sas not necessary to accomplish th«*
then telegraphed the sch«K>l board,
ritory covered by th«* conflagration,
riwult that they deslrod. Nearly 1200
and also telephoned, asking that final
Th«> terrified inhabitants were res
men voted on the question, which was
consideration of the bills be postponed
cued by th«* troops, who fought the
more than was expect«*d. though the
Whereas. Almighty God in His wis until he reached the clt.v Tuesday
flames. The origin of th«* fire is un
number polled in the city whs far in
known. Great suffering prevails in dom has aeon fit to take from out evening, That his request was ig-
excess of what was generally suppos
the city and appeals have been Issued midst our founder and former presl nored is indlcated by the fact that
'd it would be. Following Is the vote
dent. Mrs. Emelle Louloe Manning the usual procedure of holding meet-
for f<M>d and supplies.
of th»* pr«H*lncts heard from to date.
whose death will ever leave a void in Ings in the evening was changed on
our midst; be It
this particular occasions, and. if re
Resolved. That we, the members ports are true, tbe board "wrestled
of the Fleur de Lis Club, extend to with the problem from 11 a. m. until
United Press Service.
the bereaved husband and children 3:30 p. m.,” evidently being t«*o anx
WASHINGTON. D. C.. May 4.— our heartfelt sympathy in this the ious to fix the matter up to tak« time
The census office today unofficially hour of their sorrow.
to go to dinner.
estimated that the increase in popu
MRS. ARTIE S1CEHORN,
Th«* necessity for such remarkable
lation in the United States, since
MRS. H. J. WINTERS.
haste Is quite unusual, especially
1900, when the last census was taken,
when It comes to a question of saving
MRS. JOHN HAMILTON.
th«» district approximately 12.000. In
has been 15,121,036.
REMOVAL FAVORED BY THE CITY
SHOULD HAÏE STAYfO Ih WASHINGTON
the two bids submitted there is a
considerable discrepancy. Under the
provisions of the one accepted, the
board will have to pay additional for
the installation of a ventilating sys-
|tem. while with the Witter bld this
would not have been done, if it is
decided to install a thermostatic sys
tem of heat regulation, and th«- Mc-
PL< rson Company is given the con
tract. the district will pay 2700 more
for this particular attachment than if
the work was given to the Bayer
The Bayer Company is not coming
in at the eleventh hour with a kick
because it lost the work.
It is a
small matter in consideration of th«’
amount ot business tney do. ’t is a
responsible firm, and the representa
tive came hère with a regular bid and
a certified check for the amount de
manded by th«- board. If the board
had waited until that bid could have
been presented the district would
have saved 21,800 on the job.
JUDGE NOLAND GRANTS ONE
.«•AINST COI NTY COVRT
Will Probably Remain in Force Until
After the Judge Return*
COMPLETE CONFESSION MADE
HY WHITE-SLAVER LEVINSON
NEW YORK, May 4.—A complete
recital of the details of the white
slave trade in New York was made to
District Attorney Whitman today by
Harry Levinson, who yesterday plead
ed guilty to selling two girls for im
moral purpose«, After hearing the
story, the district attorney sent de
tectives to confirm certain portions of
the story. Other arrests are immi-
nent. but Mr. Whitman refuses to
discuss any part of the story told by
Levinson. It is reported that he gave
the names of men and women en
gaged in the traffic in this city and
named the man "higher up" who fur-
Dished the funds for the business.
RESOLUTIONS OF CONDOLENI E
Whereas. It has pleased Almighty-
God to remove from our midst, the
wife of our beloved neighbor. Horace
M Manning; and
Whereas. By her untimely death.
Neighbor Manning loses th«» compan
ionship of a loving wife, and bis chil
dren the care of a tender mother;
Resolved, That the members of
Ewauna Camp No. 10090, Modern
Woodmen of America, extend their
Blncere sympathy to Neighbor Man
ning in this dark hour of his life.
Be it further
Resolved. That these resolutions be
spread upon the minutes of Ewauna
Camp, that a copy be sent to Neighbor
Manning, and that they be published
in all of the papers of the city.
EDMUND M CHILCOTE.
GEO H. HAYDEN.
QUAKER CITY PREACHERS
OPPOSE THE RIG FIGHT
PHILADELPHIA. Pa. May 3.—
Th«* Methodist Preachers' Association
today adopted resolutions of protest
against the Jeffriea-Johnson fight and
urging Governor Gillett to stop it.
They termed the fight "nothing less
than a national disgrace."
Judge Noland Wednesday granted
temporary injunction restraining
the county court from taking further
action in the matter of selling th*
pr«Mient site of tbe courthouse, mov-
Ing it to another location or entering
any order "changing the county seat
of Klamath County.”
The Issuing of tbe injunction was
anticipated, inasmuch as it was nec-
essary to estop any action being tak-
en until after the term of court iu
Lake County, for which Judge No
land will leave here this week.
Under ordinary circumstances the
defendants have ten days in which to
make answer to complaints filed in
injunction cases, during which the
court may issue a temporary restrain
ing order, similar to that in the
courthouse case, In the meantime,
the other side of the case may In
presented and the order made per-
manent or dismissed.
As soon as
Judge Noland returns from Lakeview
a hearing will be had and definite-
action taken. Whether the injunc
tion is made permanent or dismiss«?«],
the case is sure to go to the supreme
Following is a copy of the ord* r
made in the case:
"The above named plaintiff hav
ing tiled his complaint in our circuit
court of the State of Oregon, from
the County- of Klamath, against the
abov«» named defendants, praying fo.
an injunction against said defend
ants, requiring them to refrain from
certain acts, in said complaint, and
hereinafter more particularly men
tioned. On reading said complaini
in said suit, duly verified by the
plaintiff, and it satisfactorily appear
ing therefrom, and that sufficieni
grounds exist, and the necessary un
dertaking has been given, we. there
fore. in consideration thereof, and of
the particular matters in the said
complaint set forth, do strictly com
mand you, that you. and each of you.
until the further order of said court,
do absolutely refrain from and de
sist from selling or abandoning th*-
county courthouse, or any part of
block 35, in the City of Klamath
Falls. Oregon, on which it is situated,
and to refrain front making any or-
der for the removal of the county
seat of Klamath County.”
A bond for 11,000 was filed, H. F
Murdoch, W. T. Shive, George Hum
and Arthur Lewis being sureties.
William Ubrmann, road supervisor
from Dairy, arrived in the city Wed
Karl Sauber, of Portland, has tak
nesday for the purpose of attend en charge of the repair department
ing to gome business with the county. of Klamath's Exclusive Shoe Store.