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NEWELL WILL Bf DROPPEDIBUILOING ROAD AT PINE FLAT
LAYS THE BLAME ON SUBORDINATES
flHK AND lEHtt» CO INTO RiffR
ItKFI SEI» TO TAKE Alt-
A ANTAGE OF HIH ItIGHTN
llani-ll still Pleudcd Guilty to Mur-
tier—Court to Convi-ne Here
on July 2<Mh
PeriMHi* OU llourd.
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BALINAS, Calif., July 12
IH-raons are known to be dead and
scores were injured in the wreck of
the Chemists* special train, which was
wrecked near Metz at 6 36 this morn
The wrecked special waa the second
si'ctfon of the Coast Line Southern
Pacific train No. 75, aud the engineer
and fireman and four passengers nr«
known to be dead and three of the
train crew and scon*« of the passen
ger« were injured.
The train was a special bearing 100
members of the National ChemlHt«'
association to San Francisco. and
many persons prominent in the East
and tlidr families were on board
Among those lnjur«*d were Charle«
Lamont of Detroit, who is «ufferlng
from «evere sprains, .Mr«. Barnard of
Indianapolis, whose back Is Injured,
al.ura Hurkopf of Beach City. Ohio,
slightly scalded, and Ml«« M. F. Ntch- '
ol« of Grays Harbor. Mich, who 1«
The engineer and tireman and on«'
woman passenger are missing.
it Is Buppoa««! that th«* wreck was
caused by a loosened rail, und at the
place where the train left th«* rails
tile river rnns close beside it. and on
the other «Ide of the track rises a
The engine and tender
overturned aud disappeared in the
Salina« river, while the express car
was also upset. The diner, one tour-1
1st sleeper and six Pullmans were de
railed The nearest telegraph station
Is nine mile« from the scene of the
•wreck. and word waa hurried there
ns rapidly a« possible, and It arrived
ju«t In time to sav<> train No. 9, which
wn« due at th«* «ame time at King
Mr. Metz, the conductor, after
whose father the town near which the
wreck occurred was named, escaped
with but «light bruises.
Two relief trains bearing surgeon«
nnd supplies wore rushe«! to the «cene i
of the diRanter.
Judge Noland nnd Court Reporter
Itlchardaon have returned from latke
view, where they went to nttend the
trial of Ike Harrell for the murder of
the Newell boys.
The teHtimony to determine the de
gree of guilt of llnrrell wna taken at
th« Inatanc....... . Thoma« Farrell, at
torney for Harrell.
advised Harrell of hla right« under
the law. nnd aa he «till pleaded guil
ty the ti>atlmony was taken and sen-
fence waa pronounced upon him. The
law specifier thnt nt leant thirty* da”«
must elapse between the time of aen-
tence and the execution of the con
demned. and Judge Noland made the
time sixty daya instead of the min
imum of thirty.
The citizen« of Lakeview are law-
abiding citizen«. but they were re
lieved when the murderer waa takea
Court will convene here on Jul..
20th. and the docket will be called MAKING AN EFFORT
TO ARBITRATE STRIKE
iignln In a few days
GOA ER.N.MKN'T PAYS MONEY
NEW YORK. July 12. M J. Ega 1,
TO KLAMATH INDIANS Htnto labor mediator, has conferred
\ number of Indian« from the
Klamath Agency were In the city pur-
«.hast ng supplies from the merchant«
here with money which hn« recently
i>.en awarded them by the govern
Several yearn ago when the «iirve.v
of the Klamath re«ervntlon was made
ti e boundnrlca which were then «peri
lled were ho IndlHtlnct that a new sur-
vey wa» ordered, nnd when thia had
Mil 'I HERN OKHMM
with the officials of the Clonk nnd ;
Suit Manufacturers' n««ociatlon in an
«ffort to urbitrnte the «trike.
Garment Worker«' Union hns author
ized Mr Egan to «ubniit nn arbitra
Ther«* are no disorders. the pickets
having been ordered not to use force
Two thousand reefer makers quit '
work yesterday, 2000 raincoat makers
go out today, and R0.000 will be out
After he had lunched and con-
ferred with the president. Mr. Ballin
ger was told of n later rumor that he
wou>d resign after the special con
gressional Investigation committee
had made its report.
The only suggestion of resignation
that came In reply waa in the secre
tary's smile. ”1 am in this fight, and
I am going to see It through.” he
Th«- recent withdrawal of water
poser Jtes and phosphate and petro
leum lands by the President, covering
mure than 37,000.000 acres in vari
ous states and the two territories,
were discussed with the president by
"Dealing with these lands.” said
the secretary, "we will continue the
conservation in every essential detail.
At the same time the president pro
poses that an opportunity for devel
opment shall bo given.
"The first work before us is the
proper ckiHsification of the lands. This
will have to be done by the geological
survey and the undertaking la a big
"Once the classification 1« cotnplet-
ed. we will be confronted by the task
of getting special legislation through
congress for the disposition of the
innd« on a fair basis This legislation
will require a lot of test and study.
The problem is intricate."
Secretary Ballinger said tonight
that he had prepared the Instructions
for the board of engineers appointed
by the president to pass on the Irriga
tion projects that are to be completed
under the 320,000.000 issue of cer
tificates of indebtedness.
It will not be necessary for him to
wait in Washington for the five en
gineer officers to assemble there As
sistant Secretary Pierce will go over
the work with the engineers.
Mr. Rnlllnger made It plain that
while the army engineers will have
the say as to what project« «hall be
completed, the actual work of con
struction will be done by the field
force of th«* reclamation service under
the supervision of the interior depart
William I,. Marshall, the engineer
officer appointed last week aa con-
milting engineer to the reclamation
service, will, of course, be an import
ant factor In the work.
With reference to the expenditure
of the 31.000.000 fund to be placed
at the disposal of the president to
protect the Imperial valley In South
ern California from the Colorado
river, Secretary Ballinger said that
all Immediate danger seemed to have,
pawed and engineers would ho sent
to report on the situation before any ■
work was ordered. An effort will be
made to devise permanent protection
for the banks of the Colorado and the
< <H All MlklM, \EW HH.IIW IY
IT THAT PLACE
H oum -
Th«- young men here don't w.-em to
have time for such «port. Hut it Isn’t
for want of rabbits.
Farmers’ team« are becoming used
to meeting auto«, and don't take I
fright at them as much as they for-!
KLAMATH FALLS, KLAMATH COUNTY, OREGON, JULY 14, 1910
been comph'ti'd It wa« discovered that
much land which had boon supposed
to be outside th« reservation was In
reality Included within Ita boundaries |
Hut Home of ft hud been settled In the; BALUN«, lit TALKS OVER PLANS
meantime and patent grunted A com
hi I hx I od waa appointed during Clevi
land's ndmlnlHtration to resurvey th.
roMervutlon and fix the compennatlon 1 Aollmig In Rumors <»f ItcMgnutioii—
il IN I CHANGE OF HEART IN due the Indian« for such land an hud
Western Trip l*lunn,«i—l*r«»j«- 'fa
NICARAGUA Ml DOLE
been patented, but which In reality
to Ke Kaaminert ( lowly
should have belonged to them. The
I'ommlnatou consisted of I II. Apple
gate, the surveyor general of Cailfor- .
BEVERLY, Mass., July S. The re
nla. and one other person.
organization of the r«*elainatlon serv
awarded the Indian« 3535,000 In lieu
ice wan dlncuHM-d today at a three-
< ontrovi’lKy Aro««
of Muir, of the land which should have gone hour conference between President
to them and the payments are now
Taft nnd Secretary Ballinger.
inrula Hiten i hit Durtng Ab-
being mad« to those entitled to re- J
wm«- of OffliWil«
Although no official Information
They are made on th« |
recommendation of the superintend could be obtained. It waa reported
ent. und ar« paid only to Indiana who that the future plana for reclamation
United Pre . Service
«Io not Include the retention of Fred
are 21 years old or over.
BERLIN .hih 13
Gd ilium han
The money awarded was placed In . erick K. Newell an the director of the
«vld«nil> <'i|wi i<*ii< < <i u mung« of the United Statcat reasury, and ha< ««•rvlce. Mr. Ballinger would not dl ■-
Th« morning's papers. which been drawing 5 per cent Interest., cuhh thin phase in any way.
■Io lint piInt diplomatic news not Hath Indian will receive 321*9 60 uh known, however, that the secretary
«utii llotii il by ihi' novi riiiiii'iit, de his ahnre during the present pay- h'«s long regard«'«! Mr Newell as In
in leal to his plans for the reclama
• lari'll tiriumny would not »ubn.lt meat
service. Mr. N«we|l has ope«-lv
Io um hiiih 'I vixlou ot tier relation*
opposed Mr. Ballinger, nnd Mr. Ba'-
*ltli the*« cuuntrtin which ar«' *up TOMMI lt< E COMMISSION
jomm I to be uintiir the protect ion of
DH4CUSSING KATES Hnger In turn has publicly Mated that
the Monroe iloitrlm
CHICAGO. July 12
The repro- lie did not regard Mr Newell as the
The nfii'rniMin impel a. however, aentutiv.
of the western railroad* loan for the place occupied by him
Just when and how Mr. Newell Is
which ar« idmilarly do mi Dated have and th.« Interstate Commerce Com
inken a different link, and declare mlSHlon are conferring regarding the K' Ing could not be leirned.
Hecretary Ballinger Jeft for Wash-
that (leimany r«*<-oKnl*ea the light of through fl eight rntea ordered effect-!
•hl' I'nlled Staten u, retain het heli ive <(«toiler 1st The railroads allege, fr rton tonight He will remain there
ippolnti'd Kuardlntikhlp over Central thut they cannot operate under the a few days and then «tart on a long
latim except nt a lose nnd If the com- trip to th« West. In the course of
■ nd South America
The situation wa* due entirely to mission and th« tinnsportatlon com- which he will visit aevmnl Indian
> mhtake In the German foreign of- p.inl> cannot agree it In understood reservist and probably look over
tire, which had concluded that the hut th«' railroads will litigate th« sonx of the reclamation projects now
His trip. Including a
"tate department at Wauhlnictoii had mnfl«i"
brief r< -<t at bln horn« In Seattle, will
given the neWKpaiiem the copy of the
occupy from nix weeks to two months.
kaiaer'a letter endorsing President
When SiH'retary Ballinger alighted
Mudrlz They i hanged their opinion,
from the train here thia morning, he
however,' when they learned that the
wan met by the usual crop of resig
letter had tx*en piibllnhcd by friend«
of the pr«*ud«*nt of Nicaragua
FNGINKKR AND FIREMAN KILLED
"I am not n quilter,” be said, “and
Thia morning an oditorial In th*
ANI»>EA EKAL INJURED
never have been
I did not bring a
Borlinger Pont declared that the Ger
resignation with me. and will not
mana are not vaaaala of the American
president, and (hat they will do aa
Thia afternoon Berlin
er Zellung says that Germany doe«
not claim the right to maintain dip
lomatic relation* with the f'entr
American and South American coun
trie* which la not subject to the su-
oervtsion of the United State«.
The explanation of veaterday'a
muddle given by the German foreign
"fflee la that it it the result of two
given to the pre»« about the Madriz
letter, while I’rivy Councillor Ham
man. chief of the pr<-»iM department
of the foreign office, wan absent I'wo
subordinate officials, In trying to
mM't the altuatlon. caused the tnngle.
The foreign office thia afternoon
authorized the United Preaa repre-
• «ntatlvc to *ay it had not author
ized any denial of the content« of the
. ah terrain nent y ester day regarding
tmerican supervision over German
diplomata In Central nnd South
♦ LEADING PAPER OF ♦
Hiutuhiy Moi ling—Other
News From Dairy
Th” county commissioners have be
gun a most commendable place of
work on the grad« across Pine Flat,
¡■nd lhe machinery and force of m«n
und t«'»m» are getting on with it in a
rockcrnsb«;r Is at work crushing the
muterlal near the foot of the Meier
hill, and teams are carrying the
crushod rock to the grade and giving
it an eight-inch coating, making a
over th« mill- aud a half of what ha«
been tb« worst road In the county
during the wet season
Half a mile
further down Road Supervisor Uhr-
inan. with a small force of men and
t«*ams. 1' making a new road over
the lx>w hill, which promises also to
be a valuable Improvement
Emil Flackus is building an above MASONIC HALL TO BE TAKEN TO
ground cellar this summer.
The registration of voters Is going
■ forward very «lowly in this precinct, j
| Miss Z« Ima S«dg« Is doing the clerical j
j work In this line for her father, W. '
The tempeHt which stirred the
i Dairy «chool district a few weeks ago
seem« to have lost its «ffervescence
10 8t «[PLACED BY NEW NOCK
Was Built by ('. H. Harg«-iuit, Who
Mist His Fortune Through
.M R Izoty is now at work getting
Tom .Michael has had new potatoes the old Masonic hall on Main street,
for several weeks, but he was not seen raised so that rollers can be placed
to put them on the market.
under it, in order that it can be
moved to the lot on Fifth street, next
Who said there was a wedding in
prrmpect in Swan l^ke valley in the to the alley back of where the Odd
Fellows’ temple will stand. He ex
Ides of September? Not I.
pects to start moving the building
L. J. Baumann of Bonanza has been tomorrow, and will have it in its new
putting a Page woven wire fence location by the last of the week.
around his quarter section in Pine
The building was erected by C. S.
I Flat It’s a good improvement.
Sargeant, a merchant, in 1393. and
Ed Wiggins, who has been breaking
he lost it through the peculations of
horses for a farmer in Langell valley,
It 1« now generally conceded that | W E. Howe, at that time treasurer
Is again at home.
'the crop« In the valley will be better; of Klamath county.
than was expected a few weeks ago.
Howe and a man named Parrish
The Dairy school house was the
conducted a hardware store in a
«erne of an interesting religious dis
Mis Maud Northridge, daughter of! building where George Hum's hard
cussion last Suudday over the ques
Rev. Wm. Northridge, has departed ware store now stands
tion whether Saturday or Sunday
for a visit to the northern part of the* geant. C. 3. Moore. J. L. Hanks. W.
should tx kept as the Sabbath. The
P. Moore. Thomas Martin and O. H.
announcement of the affair was a
llarshberger were the bondsmen of
most unique specimen of English, as
Howe while he was county treasurer.
One day Howe's store was burned,
"Notice If the Lord will, the
and after the fire Howe said that the
Word of God relating to the
county's money was in the building,
«evimth day of the week or Sat
FROM HERE MONDAY and as it was all paper, It had been
urday a« being Sabbath of the
M<MINING BY SHERIFF DENT
consumed in the flames.
ix>rd, or the Ixird'« Day. will be
The story was not believed, how
presented by IT. E. Lemmon at
ever, and Howe was tried and con
the Dsiry school house. Sunday.
i .Murderer Will Pay th«- Penalty for victed and sentenced to the peniten
July 10th, at 11 o'clock a. m.
His Crim«- at the Salem
tiary for eight years and fined 316.-
Also Elder W. Sort ridge is to
000 in addition to the sentence.
• reply at S o'clock p. m. All are
He served his time in the peniten
«■ordinlh Invited to come and
tiary. but did not pay the fine.
hear the Bible truth concerning
Ike Harrell, who murdered the
The bondsmen of the defaulting
this important question."
The debate drew out good audi Newell brothers near Plush a few treasurer were sued, and they com
ences. and was conducted with becom weeks ago, was taken from the coun- promised with the county for a por
ing courtesy. But ft Is safe to say t.- ‘ail Monday morning, where he tion of the amount which Howe had
Mr. Sargeant made an as
had been confined over night, and is taken.
neither side made any converts.
now on his way to the penitentiary signment of his business to George
Si Clark has gone to work on the at Salem, where he will pay the pen Baldwin, and he disposed of the stock
alty of his horrible crime.
of merchandise belonging to Sergeant
Harreli had been working for the to such an advantage that the prop
David Bliss, who has been attend two Newell boys, Walter and Herbert, erty was left in his name. But Sar
ing High School at Medford for a aged 22 and 24 years, and had been geant was without means, and the
As Herbert was writing property was sold
vear. 1« at home for a visit with his discharged
a check in payment for the amount went to Phoenix. Jackson county,
I due Harrelt the latter struck him on where he resided at the last that was
H E. Crane was a Dairy visitor last ' the head with the butt of a »run. Wal- known of him
’ ter Newell saw the assault on his
The 118 feet on the comer of what
: brother, and he rushed to his de is now known as Fourth and Main
Laid Saturday was the time set fense. Harrell then shot Walter, kill strets sold at that time for not quite
apart for a precinct caucus of the ing him instantly. He turned and 3 k OOO. and Inter Judge Willits came
"Assemblyites" at Dairy, and but one shot Herbert through the shoulder, Into nosacMtoa of the propert”
lone representative of that element of hut he thought that he also had been this spring sold sixty-eight feet to
the republican party put In an ap killed, as the wounded boy fell to the the Odd Fellows for 311.400. or 3175
pearance for the meeting—and that ground. He later, however, revived a front foot.
From the store of Roberts &
was John S. Shook, and after waiting sufficiently to crawl to his tent, where
for some time he went home in dis he wrote a note d<-scr!bing the shoot Hanks to the corner of Main and
gust. So It seems that the few ma- ing and saying that Harrell had co n- Fifth strets will be two of the finest
chin«’ politicians of the party at the ! mitted the act. Afterwards Harrell building^ In tfie state outside of Port
Falls will be compelled to shoulder 1 came to the tent where Herbert lay land. when the work is finished. The
the burden of trying to break down , and blew the top of his head off with bids for them will be opened this
He then cooly afternoon, and they will be the first
and overthrow the primary law. It a high-power rifle.
reinforced concrete structures in this
seems a trifle strange that smart jvoli- ’ walked away.
When the facts of the bloody crime city They will be the Odd Fellows’
tlcians can't sec that the ''ainiembly" ,
scheme is unpopular. A hard jolt at became known a search was made for temple on th«? corner and the new
the polls may shake a little measure I him and he was captured by Deputy Willits' building adjoining it on the
1 Sheriff C. R. Arthur and Special Dep east where the Masonic hall now
of sense into their heads.
uty O. T McKendree, and taken to stands.
The Odd Fellows' temple will b«
it is noticeable that the grain keeps i the Lakeview jail. Harrell confessed
stories and the Willits' build
on growing, notwithstanding the dry,
be two stories high.
land. and will expiate his crime on
Ward & Obenchain will continue
the gallows at Salem on September to do business in the building, and
Most everybody has begun cutting '9th
the moving will not interfere with
hay. which now promises to be a
them except while the building is
Deputies Arthur and McKendree actually on the move.
lire nght th«* murderer to this city 3un-
The bnilding will be moved back
C W Sherman Jr. of Talent was a
i day night in an auto, and he was ward to the alley and then turned
visitor in the valley last week. He
■ placed in the county jail here, from around so as to front on Fifth street.
took a couple of his horses with hint
: which place he was taken next morn-
over the Cascades on his return home.
Ing and conveyed to Salem
WILL HANG ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
G G. Anderson, who Is a forest
ranger in the Yanisev mountain re
gion. was at home over the 4th.
Did von ever see a Kangaroo rat?
I never did till my cat caught one
recently. It Is an ordinary looking
rodent with the exception that its tall
Is covered with long dark hair and
Its hind legs are three times as long
n its forelegs, giving it the appear
ance and movement of n Kangaroo.
Mr. and Mrs. John A. Jones are
helping run the Dave Shook ranch,
If the Klamath Falls hunters want
a rabbit drive that would be worth
while they should come out here to
the school section and try their luck.
LARtiE HEAD OF LETTl'CE
Ki'prenentativ«*« to th«* Comity Assem
bly at the Court Home Sat-
The fertile soil of the Klamath ,
uribiy Are Selc«'t«x!
liasin can raise anything equal to that
| grown in any part of the state, no’
matter whether It is in the way of
; grain or vegetables. F. L. Armstrong
last week picked a head of Self-Fold-
i Ing Cross lettuce from his garden that
weighed five and a half pounds and
every leaf as crisp and tender as one
could wl«h The vegetables that are
! raised in this county cannot be beaten 1
for size, flavor or tenderness, and
when more attention 1« paid to this I
i line of business this county will be ;
shipping its products to other places!
instead of selling all that is raised |
to the Local markets.
14ist Saturday the republicans of
Fort Klamath selected the delegates
who will represent that part of the
county at the county assembly which
meets in this city Saturday
are: J. H. Wheeler. Ed Hoyt, S. P.
Gardner, George Loosley and R. A.
KERMIT OFF FDR EUROPE
OYSTER BAY, July U —Kermit
Roosevelt left for New York Satur
day. whence he is to sail for Europe.
He had nothing to say as to his nlanr