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♦ LEADING PAPER OF ♦
♦ SOUTHERN OREGON ♦
♦ REACHES EVERYONE ♦
♦ IN KLAMATH COUNTY ♦
KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, MONDAY, MAY 18, 1914
The following are the success
ful candidates for the republican
and democrat nominations:
E.Williams and H. M. Esterly.
United States Senator—R. A.
Booth and George E. Cham
♦ Congressman—Nj J. Sinnot; the
democratic nominee is hot yet
♦ Governor — James Withycombe
and C. J. Smith.
■ ing the Washington dispatches hint- ♦
ALSO WANTS A VOICE IN THE [ ing that Huertists might propose ♦ State Treasurer.—Thos. B. Kay.
!Louis Cabrera for the presidency to ♦ At torney General—George
CHOOSING OF HIS SUC-
Brown and John A. Jeffrey.
■succeed. Huerta, said:
■ “Carranza will not step aside for ♦ Superintendent of Public
CESSOR IN OFFICE
struction—J. A. Churchill.
‘any candidate the mediation confer- ♦
ience may propose for the presidency. ♦ St.ite Engineer-—John H. Lewis.
Information to Tills Effect Was For i We all recognize the ability of Cabre- ♦ Labor Commissioner—O. P. Hoff
xvarded to Huerta’s Envoys at Niag- ¡ro> and we value his friendship to the ♦ Railroad Commissioner-—Frank
ara Falls Today—Dictator Alsoi
Superintendent of Water Divi
sion No. 1—Jas. T. Chinnock.
Suggests That Asiatic Colonies Be,
Forbidden on Mexican Soil
St.ite Representative (two
Rental Plan' Suggested.
elect)—Vernon A. Forbes and
W. O. Smith, republican; P.
H. Dencer, democrat. Other
By WILLIAM G. SHEPHERD
nominee not known until final
Pseount, as a number of names
were written in.
VERA CRUZ, May 18.—Victoriana
County Judge—-«Wm. S. Worden
Huerta will quit the presidency of
and Marion Hanks.
Mexico provided the United States
Sheriff—Chas. C. Low and J. W.
will make a loan of $400,000,000 to
Mexico, lease Magdalena Bay as a;
Jounty Clerk-—C. R. DeLap and
naval base for $99,000,000, and bar;
J. H. Everett.
Carranza from the presidency.
Reliable Mexico City information,
County Commissioner—F. H. Me
states that Huerta forwarded these in-'
Cornack and Edw. Freuer.
structions to his envoys at Niagara ’
County Surveyor—E. B. Henry.
Clerk ofi Circuit Court—George
Huerta also wants some voice ih 1
Chastain, both tickets.
the naming of his successor.
♦ 4County Coroner—Earl Whitlock,
It is understood that Huerta’s plans
contemplate the expenditure of the‘
Justice of Peace, Linkville Dis
$400,000,000 in the upbuilding of the!
trict—E. W. Gowen and O. E.
nation. This is to be done under the
supervision of a commission Composed !
Constable, .Linkville District—
of two Americans, two Mexicans and a I
representative each from England, j
France and Germany.
It is reported that he proposes a constitutionalist
cause, but if Huerta’s
99-year rental plan at a payment of delegates even consider such a propo
sition they will shoot away wide of
It is also understood that he sug the mark.
gests: that Asiatic races be forbidden
“Madero owed his downfall to a
to colonize in Mexico.
compromise. The position of Carranza
and his followers is that Huerta must
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jgo, not' through compromise,, but
JAUREZ, May 18.—A man close to ¡through abdication, with Villa’s army
Carranza, When asked today regard- ¡occupying the capital.” «
FATALITIES NARROWLY AVERT
ED WHEN AUTOMOBILE AND
STEED COLLIDE ON THE MER-
The official score of Sunday’s base- ered in everything that parsed the
ball game at Yreka reads Yreka 4,1 bat, never making so much as a wob-
Klamath Falls 3.
ble or bobble. Dale, Maxwell, Mesner
The official scorer (a Yreka man) ! and Hayden composed the brick-wall
emphatically declares the score should j infield, and Hurn, Arnold and Noel
read Klamath Falls 3, Yreka 2. The ¡the errorless outfield,
confusion arose over a foul ball thatj The trip, made in four of George
was called fair by the umpire.
(Biehn’s Ford cars, was completed
The winning or losing so close a j vithout a single mishap, making the
game, ho-vever, is of minor import 148 miles without so much as a punc
awe—the real tiling is the fact thar ture.
Klamath Falls has a ball team that
The bunch of boosters for the Elks
can play ball.. The Klamath Falls Rodeo, whp accompanied the ball
boys, wearing their new suits for the team, remained in Yreka last night
first time in a game, played giltedged to attend to the publicity stunts they
are pulling off for the Rodeo. They
One error, and one error only, did went in Eddie Dunham’s Reo, which
the scorer mark against the Klamath I w§s decorated with a big banner in
Falls team, while, during the nine ex viting the world to Klamath Falls for
citing innings, the phenomenal plays the big celebration, July 3, 4 and 5.
pulled off by the Oregon boys brought
The ball team left Yreka at 5
the fans to their feet a dozen times o’clock, and ran to the Klamath Hot
to cheer the brilliant work.
Springs for dinner. Mr. and Mrs. W.
“Bun” Browne, who pitched for C. Brown, who have charge of the
Klamath Falls, was hit on his pitching Hot Springs hotel, treated the ball
arm by one of Keegan’s swiftest in players royally, and arranged with
shoots, that raised a lump as large as Manager Duhl for a game to be played
a Klamath County spud, and numbed on the Hot Springs grounds during
the arm for the rest of the game. In July.
spite of this, he went the other tor
Mr. Duhl is trying to arrange a
turous innings, holding the game safe game with Weed for next Sunday, to
until the fatal miscall of the umpire be played here. If that cannot be ar
in the eighth.
ranged, a game with the Slcan Indians
“Bun” deserves credit with his bat-! or the Chiloquin-Fort Klamath team
tery mate, Keith Ambrose, who gath-| will be played on the home grounds.
United Press Service
PORTLAND, May 18.—Chief
Justice Thos. McBride, Justices
Henry J. Bean and Charles Mc
Nary and Lawrence T. Harris of
Eugene, were nominated by the
republicans as candidates for the
supreme court in order named.
The vote follows: McBride,
36,660; Bean, 34,236; McNary,
32,696; Harris, 31,165; Clee-
ton, 24,497; Benson, 25,839.
♦ I I
EAST OF SALTILLO
♦ ¡ATTACK IS ALSO MADE NEAR
’Following Short Encounter, Federate
Retreat—Huerta Says He Will
Punish the Men Responsible for the
Death of American Trooper if He
Was Killed Inside the Federal
• ■ I
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OP MER- j United Presa ServlC9
RH j L BRINGS TWO ACTIONS,
in ! WASHINGTON, D. C., May 18.—
WHICH C. G. MERRILL FIGURES ¡The Brazilian minister today notified
i Secretary Bryan that Huerta’s foreign
; secretary has promised to'punish the
¡men responsible for the death of Pri-
... e .. .
iyate Parks if he finds that Parks was
Two suits for the recovery of money P
< in the
.*! killed within the federal lines.
were filed j this morning
court by . the First National bank of j
Merrill. Rutenic & Kent appear as the; United Press Service
i Rio COAHUILA, May 18.—The
In one action the bank seeks to col-i federal troops opened a bombard-
¡lect promissory notes for $600 and|ment on the rebels under Villa this
>965, signed by former County Com- ¡morning, eight miles east of SaltiUo,
imlssioner C. G. Merrill, and for $225.iana ,a skirmish followed. The out-
¡posts have clashed frequently since
¡before starting on the morning round,
The second action names F. T. i iaSf night.
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SANDWICH, England, jnay ig.__ ¡“but I am goinng to try my best to Peach, Guy Merrill and E. <M. Ham- , Villa’s main body was attacked by
iThe eyes of the world of sport in gen win. I like the English courses, and mond as defendants. It Is alleged ; the federate at Florav last night. Af-
eral and the world of golf in partic- j they suit me very well, so I expect to that Peach wrote a check for $1,200 !fer a short encounter, the.federate re-
j on the First National bank of Oak-1 treated.
ular, were centered today on the his-1 render a good account of myself,
toric links here, xyhen play com-: “It is true that I have not been land in favor of Merrill, and the lab ’ Villa’s temporary base is here. It
menced ¡for the British amateur cham- i playing in top form in my practice ter endorsed it to Hammond. When i iS expected that he will direct his final
¡games, but I have got into my stride the Merrill bank cashed it and sent it' assault from here,
This year’s entry broke all records, Ipretty well. Travers, Herreshoff and to Oakland for collection, the check |
more than 200 competitors having '*‘Chick” Evans have the advantage
sent in their names and announced !°ver me in experience of English links j value of the check, the bank seeks to ' E m ra V jj 11T
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their intention of defending the title i SP T am not going to shout about my recover $4 protest fees.
against Francis Ouiinet, the American |°'rfn eahnees. Nervous? Not a bit.”
open champion, and other American! Ouimet will have the pull in the
¡matter of nerves, for fully half of
The American competitors included [the English competitors have not the
Jerome D. Travers, last year’s United ¡slightest chance of success, and if
States champion; Fred Herreshoff, A. I drawn against the cracks would be
G. Lock wood (Ouimet’s friend and | morally beaten before they started.
'BELIEVED COLORADO’S GOVER-
counsellor), and Charles (“Chick”) [ The other American competitors
NOR WILL REQUEST THE WITH
Evans of Chicago, but well known as are cheerful and confident, and see a
DRAWAL OF REGULAR ARMY
these players are on the English links, I propitious omen in the fact that the
the star performer was easily young, last time the championship was play
FORCES FROM STATE
Ouimet, who gained such a sensation- i ed at Sandwich, W. J. Travers won
al victory over the English profession- for America, startling the English
DENVER, May 18.—Observers of
als, Vardon and Ray, in the American ¡golfing world by defeating Edward
■ the labor trouble today predict that
open championship at Brookline, Mas- ! Blackwell,
i Governor Ammons will soon request
The English cracks include Harold
sachusetts, last fall.
' the withdrawal of the federal forces
Great crowds followed the young ! Hilton, John Ball, Edward'Blackwell,
I from the strike zone, and allow him to
Bostonian, who laughingly pointed IH. D. Gilles and H. E. Taylor, All
i return the militia.
out that he was no longer “the boy ¡ these, as well as the American com-
The union is opposing this step,
wonder,” as he celebrated his 21st [peiitors wili play in the French ama-
¡and has urged the officers of all the
birtliday ten days ago.
¡terr championship next week, and the
I unions to protest to President Wilson.
“I don’t know that I am a wonder i British open championship next
It is feared that the withdrawal of
at all,” he said to the United Press month.
the regulars will see a renewal of
One of the Chosen
A fine saddle horse belonging to the
i Greenfield Farm is dead, and the au
tomobile belonging to Bob Alexander
is badly battered, as the results of a
collision on the Merrill road late last
night, in which Fred Sperry, riding
the horse, and a party of five in the
car, driven by Claude Alexander, flg-
According to the members of the
auto party, as they were returning to
Klamath Falls at a speed of fifteen
miles an hour or, near the Melhase ■
place they espied Sperry on the horse, |
also riding toward town, and like
them, on the right hand side of the
road. Expecting Sperry to turn to CLOUDBURST CAUSES FOUNTAIN POSTMASTER GENERAL MAKES A
the left, Alexander drove his car
NEW ORDER FOR QUICKER RE
RIVER TO BREAK LEVIES AND
along the right hand side until he was
TURNING OF SPECIAL DELIV-
just behind Sperry.
FLOOD LOWLANDS, CAUSING
Thinking to avoid a collision, Alex
ander. at this time swung his car to
the left of the road, but not in time
to escape striking the horse with the United Press Service
As the result of an order recently
engine and left fender of the car. As
issued by the postmaster general at
PUEBLO, Colo., May 18.—-A cloud Washington, undelivered special de
a result, the horse’s leg was broken,
which caused a flood in the livery letters will be returned to the
and it had to be shot. Sperry’s escape
from being injured by the thrown Fountain River, and broke the levees writer within the time indicated by
and inundated the lowlands, caused the sender.
horse is marvelous.
damage to the extent of half a mil
Heretofore such letters have been
Three letters have been found in lion dollars this morning.
held for five days before returning to
Three hundred families were ren- the sender. Now these letters will be
the treasury department at Washing
homeless, but so far no fatali- ( returned in one day if the sender so
ton, after having remained in a crack
in the wall for twenty-seven years. ties have been reported, S'everal wishes.
One of the letters contained money school houses were wrecked or badly |
has been perfected which
sent to the treasury to be redeemed,
while one of the others was an out
------------------------- pours and dry powder into a paper
There are about 100 gas stoves ini bag, folds the bag, and makesa paper
going letter, which was mailed the
use in Hong Kong, the Chinese cooks box and places the bag and a folded
day after it was found.
preferring their old methods, prepar circular within it, pastes on the label
Great Britain last year consumed ing the food over charcoal and wood and seals the box, at the rate of 1,500
100,000,000 gallons of gasoline.
. boxes an hour.
II BUTTES, COLO.
Squirrels Ruin Ditch
Reclamation Canals Continually Hurt by Rodents
A bounty on squirrels is being ad-. cial today. “It was only a few days
vocated by a number of farmers un- ; aS° that the east branch canal bank
der the Klamath project, who state !was washed out.
“The squirrels are causing ten
that the rodents this year have in-. times more trouble this year than
creased at an alarming rate, and are[ ever before. Although our ditch
riders are constantly working to erad
liable to cause damage.
Owing to the burrowings of .the' icate them, the country is so thick
squirrels along the reclamation ser with them that this work amounts to
vice canals, one of the banks on the very little.
The reclamation service is furnish
south branch canal, between the south
branch headquarters and the big ing squirrel poison to water users free
flume washed out last night. To re of charge this year, in the hope of
pair this it was necessary to shut of killing off the pests. The majority of
the full head of water all day today, the water users believe the county
which works a hardship on the irri- should place a bounty on the squir
rels for a few months, anyhow, and
“This is the second bad break in make their extermination a matter
the canals caused by the squirrels this I worth while to people who will have
year,” said a reclamation service offi- time to kill them,”