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KLAMATH FALLS, KLAMATH COUNTY, OREGON, JANUARY 19, 1911
♦ LEADING PATER OF •
♦ MOUTHERS OREGON •
a resident of Chicago camo from Sec
Bay City people like mutton be will
retary of Stats Knox in u formal com
return In about ten days, but if they
munication to Mayor Busse. The let
are not hungry for lamb he will have
ter from Hecrntary Knox I« as fol-
' to stay down there and help eat them
"I beg to Inform you that the do-1
part mont has received from the Am-
Kills Many Coyote*
basaador of Germany at tliia capital a I
William Lathrop brought, in a lot
certificate of the birth oil October 19,
of cojote skins Tuesday and collected JI RY RETURNS VERDICT AT MID
EMHItAt EH HAI.E BY WHOLESALE 1910, on board the »teaincr Kalner EUGENE ELY MAKES NUCCEHM-
the bounty which the county pays for
Wllh.’lm der Gromo, of Will».-lu, ZU
KI L Fl/KiHT
i them. There were twenty-nine pelts
ova, whose father, Walter Zllovn, Is u
In the lot. and he also had three wild
resident of Chicago The certificato
cat skins. The bounty of 11.50 for
has been r«M«»rd*d and filed In this
coyotes and 92 for wildcats brought TOOK TH8EE HOURS FOR OECISION
LIQUOR ORDINANCE IS PASSED department.
him 149.50. The animals were all
This letter wua sent to the city
I caught during the past three months
I'nyma-nis Are Three Monili» In Ad- clerk, who saw to it that the new io»- TI ioumuk I» Witne»» Feat of Daring Boll» PriMMiers Will He Taken to In the Mngell Valley country.
He Sentenced Thia Afternoon to Si*
i Ident was placed on record um a chl-
Year» in the l*enit«-ntiary by
vnne«^— Xo HaliMin U Itliln i<M>
A* tutor—Make« Iteturu Trip
j cago citizen.
WELCH IS GUILTY
THE LICENSE FEE
Fret of HchOOl llhn k
in Twenty Minute»
Harne-, «nil Hi» Deputi«-»
Two Cases of Diphtheria
SIM FEItl.lt 41. BUILDINGS
There are two cases of diphtheria
FOR < AI4PORNIA TOW XM
George Welch shot and killed Fred
At last th« members of the city
The last act in the famous swindle In the Smith family at Yonna Valley.
HAN FRANC1HCO, Jun. IN. Eu-
council have com«- to an understand
on the night o* July 27.
Dr. Hamilton Is caring for them For
g« tic Ely, th«- during aviator, made a
WAHHINGTON, D. C„ Jan. IN.
ing us to the fee to be charged for a
»uccxsful flight over the waters of . ■ ompany wus enacted In circuit court tunately they were discovered in time 1910, and for that art he was sen
liquor license In Klamath Fulls, and Th< treasury department ummunn» Hun Fiunclsco bay this morning, and Wednesday afternoon when Tbaddeus iaud by the aid of anti-toxin the dis-
tenced to six years In the peniten
the amount was fixed al 11.500 for u ihut new public buildings will soon alighted on the deck of the battleship K Yorke, alias Erank B Houston, euce sas checked, and they wl’J ««•
tiary, for the jury found him guilty
wholesale and retail Home» at the lie erected at Berkeley, Chico und J’« unsylvanla, which was lying In the, was given an indeterminate sentence cover.
manslaughter at midnight Tuesda>
meeting Monday night.
In the state penitentiary, covering a
There Is no distinction between re
He carried an Inner tube of an auto period of from two to twenty year».
The Jury consisted of E. R. Card-
tail and wholesale selling, and a per
The hi»tory of the ca»e dm*» not IS MANAGER OF TWO PLANTATIONS
tire for a life preserver, and two sev
well, C. C. Pearson, Mat Agner. T. M
Mtn having a licenac can dupose of his
en-foot pontoons were attached io the need repitition. It having received
Cunningham. W. T. Elliott, W. E
liquor In any quantity he chooses.
machine. He also carried a hydro wide publicity for many weeks follow-
Griffith, George Morine, C. C. Cowley,
Th.. vote on the amount was:
plan«« to prevent upm-ttlng if hr
MORAY APPLEGATE WINNING HIS D. E. Risedorf. C. O. Brown, ft. E.
Yea Obenrhaln, Willits, Hanks.
well a« following the arrest of Yorke.
struck the water.
WAY IN MEXICO
I Hunsaker and E. H. DuFault.
Waldron. Htansble nnd Faught.
He encountered no difficulty in his It Involved the »«-curing of approx
Sixty-three jurymen were summon
No ('astel. Atone nnd Hummers.
fourteen-mile flight from Sri fridge imately 99.000 from the American
before the twelve men were se
A license cannot be transferred
Arid to th«- Pennsylvania, and alight bank, furnished to Yorke for the pur- Writes an Interesting letter to Hi»
cured. and the trial began last Wed
without the conseut of the counsel, <u|Halu O, C. A|»pi«-gnt«- I’rvjmr«’«, ed on u special platform that had po»«- of buying the H.-rald and Repub
Paréala in This City Telling
and where a transfer In Iliade the f««e
Figure» Nliowlug W lint Hbowld
b««-n constructed on th«! vessel's deck lican. papers which the president of
About thirty witnesses were exam
-hall be 110
to rwelve the aeroplane. Hr stopixKl that Institution waa particularly anx-,
ined. and it was not until Tuesday af
ious to supr«*M
Yorke, instead of
lu a space twenty feet square.
ternoon that the attorneys began their
Crowds thronged the field to watch tt»lng the money for the purpose, kepi
Many of the friends and older resi arguments. District Attorney D. V
that h<- la an American cltiaen, that
At the meeting of the Chamber of the start and lined the shores of the : It and »klp|>ed out. When the »wln-
dents of thi« county will be pleased to Kuykendall opened for the state, and
hr bus never boon convict« <1 of a fel Commerce dlrwtors Monday after bay. while the rigging of the v««aaels i«lle wa» discovered It wa» found that
learn of the success of Moray L. Ap
ony. and ha» never had Ills license re noon the matter of the completion of In the harbor was jainm««d.
¡a certificate of deposit left by Yorke plegate. a Klamath county boy who Is he was followed by John Irwin for the
vokrd for a misdemeanor.
the Klamath irrigation project was
Ely's flight was very »peedy, slow 1 was a forgery, and it was on thh* now In Mexico, as is attested by the I defendant.
At 7 o'clock Tuesday night Attorney
Th«- section stating that the appli brought up and Captain <>. C. Apple- ing down just before he reached the I charge that he wax convicted.
following letter received by his fath Manning began his argument for
cant must make affidavit thnt he has gat«- presented some very lnt««r<-sting Pennsylvania, dropping easily' on the
Immediately following the sentence er. Captain I. D. Applegate.
Welch, and he spoke for an hour and
not violated the liquor law within figure« and made some exceedingly deck, the special skids of the machine of Yorke the caw of the State v«
Mr. Applegate went to Mexico last: ' a quarter, finishing his argument at
the past two years ««» stricken out pertinent remarks relative to what stopping tbr sp««<*d much quicker than Welch, who was last night convicted
June for the Uacific Coast Fruit com
by th«- following vol»»:
should be done At the m< «'ting of the ordinary ones.
of manslaughter, was called. Attor pany as assistant manager. The first 8:15. Ten minutes later District At
torney Kuykendall began the closing
Yrs (’astel. Willits, Stone, Rum the board of dlr««ctors tonight it Is
After an hour aboard the ship Ely ney Manning appeared for th«' defend
probable that steps will lx* taken to sailed easily from the Pennsylvania ant, avid stated that his client was of the year the manager was given i arKuments nnd bee~~"
mers and Hanks.
I»osition in the head office, and Mr. ' Some time was spent in reading the
No Obenchaln. Faught, Waldron send a delegate to Washington who and circled th«' bay and returned to I anxious to begin serving his sentence
Applegate was promoted to his post-, instructions to the jury, and they re
will work toward the end that the en Selfridge field, landing there twenty and would, therefore, waive all the
tion and given full charge of the com
The section prohibiting the use of tire project may be completed.
,tim«- given under the law. In sentenc pany's two large plantations, the tired to the jury room about 9:30.
pool i,nd billiard table« In a saloon
The following figures show the
His wife was the first one who ing Welch the court stated that, tak Santa Cruz and Aticama. His knowl- After an hour’s deliberation they re
was »tri» k«-n out.
number of acres In Oregon und Cal greeted him on the boat, clasping her ing Into consideration the health of «-d»$e of. toe Spanish language and turned and asked for further instruc
tion. and after'Cva.‘ulttng over the
A motion, made by Faught, that Itornla which are embraced In ibe arms about his neck and kissing him. ¡the defendant as well as the recom
ability to handle the native workmen evidence until 12:15. they announced
the aaloons tw< prohibited within 800 project:
The offl«-ers hoisted him on their mendation of the Jury that the court has been a great help to his success.
feet of a block in which a school
Number of Acre« in (»r« g<>ii
I that they had reached a verdict. A
shoulders and took him to the cabin, «•xercise extreme mercy, th«« sentence His lrtter follows:
few minutes later Welch was brought
building is situated waa carried, but ' Upper sub-project . ....
Ely said: "it was easy. I could
the court room and the verdict of
Modoc sub-project . . .
. not for these two circumstances, espe-
do it again every day."
"December 26, 1910.
"guilty of manslaughter" was an
wa» hied at 400 feet, I« conform to Lower Klamath Mke
1 dally that of the recommendation of
"Dear Folks—I am too busy witb nounced.
the slate law.
the Jury, the court would have In
my annual statement to the company
It is reported that the first bailor
It waa decided that the payments High lauds ....................
flicted the extreme |>enalty of the law.
to give the necessary time to write a was ten to two in favor of conviction,
of th«* license fee shall be made In ad- Tule Lake .......................
The verdict of the Jury has gener
letter now. In a few days I will have and that the second was eleven to
vance and for a period of not leas than
ally been approved, as well ax the
more leisure, when I am planning to one. After that it was a question
three months nor more than one year,
Total acres...............................72,500 Crank Ira White to Iteprewrnt the (»entence imposed by Judge Benson.
IHetrh t In Effort to Secure Fund«
by the following vote:
XiindM-r of Acre« in California
Sheriff Barnes and his deputies write you quite a long descriptive whether it would be manslaughter or
to Complete th«- Project
murder in the second degree.
Yen- Castel, Obenchaln, Willits, Tule luike................................... 30.000
: left Wednesday morning with Yorke letter.
Welch took the verdict cooly, and
Stone, Hummers, Faught and Wal- Modoc sub-project...................... 10,000
At the meeting of the Chamber of 1 and Welch for Salem, where they will mans at Miramar, and bad a very did not show any emotion when it
'Commerce Tuesday night Frank Ira j begin serving their sentences.
High lands ................................ 1,000 | Whit«- was selected as the man to go
Following his sentence Welch good time indeed. There were sev was announced. In the jail, however,
eral Mexican people and quite a lot : he complained bitterly of the fact
Htansble not voting.
Ito Washington and endeavor to secure asked permission to make a statement
Total acres.............................. 60,000 appropriation« to complete the Klam to a representative of the Herald, of Germans from other neighboring that he had not been freed.
The ordlnanc»' came up for tinal
plantations, but I was the only one
The crime for which Welch was
action, and was adopted by the follow
¡which request was granted. He said:
These figure» are very conservative ath irrigation project.
guilty was the shooting of Fred
and It Is believed that eventually
Mr. White Is well v«-nw»d In the i "I wish through the Herald to
Yes Ob«>t>chaln, Willits, Stone, more than this area will be reclaimed needs of the project and his news uhank Judge Benson for the leniency However, all of these Germans speak Alexander on the night of July 27tb.
S|>anish quite well. We had a fine
Welch had been working for Alex
Hummers, Hanks, Faught, Waldron
An effort will be made to send a paper work In Portland and other he has shown me under the circum dinner, lots of beer and champagne
ander. but had left his employ a few-
man to Washington who will repre cities has given him an intimât«
and dancing. I came home about 11 davs before the shooting. He had
sent the entln project, and that man knowledge of the methods necessary tied by the action of tiii jury. I also o'clock and found Mr. Smith, who rep been sleeping in the stable, however,
Colonel M. G. Wilk In». who seldom» will probably be selected tonight to secure a hearing with public offl wish to thank the jury for their rec
misses a meeting, was sick, and for Captain Applegate is mentioned as I rials, and he Is one of the b«««t men ommendation of mercy, a recommen resents the banana trust at San Blas, and bis clothing and blankets were
the first time in many weeks was ab- one of the best men to send, as be Is who could be selected to go on such dation that caused Judge Benson to in receiving and shipping bananas, at there yet. The morning of the shoot
the house waiting for me, and with ing Welch and Alexander had a con
««■nt from the council meeting.
treat tue as fairly as he has. For my
us familiar, If not more so, with th ■ an important mission.
his brother-in-law. They had just troversy over some trivial matter, and
A request for a permit to Instal a data relative to the project than any
He will leave tomorrow and go by attorneys. Messrs. Manning aud Irwin.
boiler nnd engine on the Navigation iother man who could spare the tlmi wav of Sacramento, and interest the 1 can but have the deepest gratitude. arrived from San Francisco. Smith Alexander, who was a vindictive char
having gone up for a vacation about acter. climbed into the hayloft after
building premise» wa« granted.
to make the trip.
California legislators and politiclanu They made a hard fight, and the fact a month ago. So we sat up very late Welch. Welch heard him coming,
A petition was presented, signed by
I in the effort to complete the project. that I go to the penitentiary is no playing the phonograph and talking, and drawing a i»ocketknife he told
many persona, asking that the ques
fault of theirs. I hold no ill will
WlMiDItOW WII44ON IS NOW
Alexander to stop. This Alexander
tion, "Shall the City of Klamath Falla
towards any member of the jury nor he telling of things in the United
GOVERNOR OF NEW JERSEY
States and his adventures while there. did. but he cherished the revengeful
>>wn the Light and Water Plant?" be
the court, but this does not hold me
They left the next morning for Sat! spirit that rose from the incident.
put on the ballot to be voted on at
(from stating that 1 am innocent of the
TRENTON. N. J.. Jan. 18. Wood
During the day Welch asked Alex
Blas. I am going over next Sunday.
the spring election nnd was read
crime 1 am to serve six years for. No
row Wilson was Inaugurated governor
New- Years, to spend the day and ander if his things were in the way in
In mentioning the names of »t- : one regretted the killing more than I
the barn, and was told no, bnt Alex
Tuesday. In his address he urged
night with Smith.
This question hud beep unanimous
’» who were installed at the did and have. I had to do it to save
ander added: "You pulled a knife
an amendment to th«« trust law to
ly approved by the Mills Addition
No. 19, my own life."
prevent abuses In corporation privil meeting of Winema Council
ns manager of the two plantations at on me today, and I'll get you for it.”
Progress club, and about twenty-five
D'gre«' of Pocahontas, last Friday i F. II. Mills went along with Sheriff
Welch went after his bedding and
eges and a public service commission
a salary of 1150. American money,
members of that organization were
vipht. several mistakes were made Barnes as a deputy.
per month, and am enclosing a copy grip during the day, and found the
present in the interests of the meas
and a corrected list of the.officers la
of the same. They have offered to grip, but not his blankets.
•'We are too free to grunt charters
BIG COIONV OF KLAMATH
At night he again went after his
t<> corporations, and 1 think that it is civel» today:
furnish me an American assistant, but
The petition was referred to the Are
PEOPLE AT LONG IIEACH I do not think I need one. He would [blankets, and asked Alexander where
an Imperative obligation to
and water committee to verify the alg-
Pocahontas Mrs. Alva Hall.
only be a bother to me in dealing they were, and was informed that
changes in the law to prevent
natures and ascertain If th«- lH'tltlon
Winona Millie Folsom.
C. D. Wilson is in receipt of a let- with the natives, wh’ieh is very deli- they were ont in the rear of the
of Incorporation privileges.”
was such thnt it could Iw granted.
Prophetess Alice Woodard.
ter from his wife, who with her < ate work. and I can get along better stable.
He advocated the adoption of th •
Georg«' II. Frank spoke on the mea
Keeper of Records- Bonita Ward. daughter. Mrs. A. B. Stahlman and alone with the Mexicans.
Some words followed, and the re
Oregon law bnllot reform.
sure, and stated that he would ad
Flrst Scont —1 Mrs. Mary Pringle.
children, are sojourning at Long
"The weather is very cool here, suit of the trouble was that Alexa n-
dress the council at the meeting to be
Second Scout Pearl Davidson.
Beach. In which she States that Klaiv even uncomfortably chilly at night. der came after Welch with a pitchfork
SHIPPERS OPPONE PROPONED
First Warrior Jack Pringle.
ath county Is well represented at th" I am in excellent health, and begin to and Welch shot him twice with a re
FREIGHT RATE INCREASES
The Keeper of Wampum and other famous winter resort. Among the feel like I was taking root here. 1 volver he had procured from the Gun
officers who were not Installed Friday people from this county whom Mrs. have gotten acquainted with quit«' it t I Store. This was about 10 o'clock at
WASHINGTON. D. C., Jan IN.
\ t rn/.EX OF CHICAGO
ulght will lie installed at the next Willson has met since going ther»' are lot of nice people, which mftkes it right, and Alexander died the next
HI T XFA Elt SAW THE TOWN Attorney Atwood, representing th” in<’«*tlng. January 27th. when a dance
Mr. and Mrs. John Urrlings. Billy much less lonesome than It was for I morning abont 3 o'clock.
Western shippers committee, argued nnd supper will be given.
Lubke. Harry Engle. Mr. and Mrs many months. Also my work is very
< lilhl Itorn in Mhlocean Is Formally against the proposed freight increase
All are invited Tickets. Including Ludwig Hlehn. George Blehn. M re. light. I have foremen to look after j
before th,' Interstute Commerce Com »upper. Si.
llcglstvred Ilk Resilient of tile
A Happy Pn|si
George Humphreys. Mrs It. T. Em- ell the work, a Mexican superintend- i
mitt. She states that the weather ent, very faithful and very obedient. | Leslie Rogers, the popular clerk in
there is most delightful, being so who knows more about running the j the Klamath County bank, received
Di«locatc<l ill« Shoulder
Fir«' nt Jolinw’ii*«
CHICAGO, .Inn. HL By the com
warm during th«> day that it reminds plantation than I do, a very efficient the welcome news Monday that he Is a
bin'd efforts of th»> state departments
<»f mid-summer in Klamath.
Mexican clerk to make out and check papa, and is feeling correspondingly
of Germany and the United States, W. P. Johnson's palatial residence In er of Butte Valley, hnd the mslfortune
pay rolls, and three servants to elated. A telegram came from Med
Chicago's population yesterday was Hot Springs addition Tuesday night,
wait on me. Sometimes I feel like a ford stating that little Jean Elizabeth
increased by one. nnr the new Chica about lu o'clock destroyed the cool dislocating his left shoulder, He was
O. T. McKendree returned to M ia guest instead of an employe. How arrived at 8:30 that morning. Leslie
goan hasn't ever been within several ing cupboard and its contents. Th»' brought here on Saturday night's
last Monday, where he is load ever. I have considerable responsibil was In hopes that he was to have an
thousand milys of here.
lot of sheep for the San Fran ity and at times have to do a lot of other assistant in the hank, but he is
He returned to Dorris next
The new resident Is Wilhelm Zll- Stephens, will amount to about lino, Wright
satisfied as it Is.
Shone says that if the hard thinking and worrying.”
ova, and the announcement that he is fullv covered by insurance.