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Eleventh YearNo. 3,115
KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 1917.
Price Flv Cento
QUARTER MUE FACTORY SITE LAND
Warns Agalntt Decentralisation In
Slat Government Say New Rev.
nue Could Got From Inheritance
Tai and Tai en Gross Premium of
Iniuranct Companies Favor Steer,
llliatlon of Criminal.
Jame Wllhycombe, Kutrrnnr of Ore
gon. IhU afternoon delivered ih fol
lowing biennial mrnKr In lh Joint
pruinn of bilh hour of lint Oregon
Thin, I lrul, Ik Ik be n run Ion of
julitellkti acrumplthmrut and wr
rrimomy productive of needed Ii-rIiIa-tlun
only There Ik opportunity to rw
iabllh a record for excellence, anlty
and brevity. Much. I am nurr. would be
appreciated by I lie citlienn of the Mate
ami would Imm fulnil rxUiIng require
ments, In my Inaugural mexr aiirntlim
wan dlrerted lo deceMralitatlon, which
Im developed In Oregon governmental
prm-eilure OurlriR the. lam decade, audi
HOW nk-alll II seems fitting to lefer lii
Ill a large measure Oregon has .i
i-oiiiiiiIikIom form of government. Tln
governor him been more unit mnrv ill-
tmlrd of authority. An u member of
the board of cunlrol, In most liuportunt
slate matter Im liiut Identically lhi
same power lo obtain the result he do
aire on other member of Ihr board,
although tin- imbllc vest him with a
far larger measure of reNponibllily. J
I believe thla tendency toward do
rrntralUatlou Im III advised, that It
nurim ngaimii wie uet interests oi urn,
Male, niul Unit the. resulting decrease
of Individual responsibility lessen cm-
' ry ,n m,,,ln ,,."rvlc"' m""rritM, drmwrimic inrmbPrn of Iho l.oua9
In ortH.!ili,l. mil li.rttiiHii I liutinmt In I
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be the executive and neek lucreaae of,
polililral power, nor lo iirKe Immediate
iliimllc ncilon. but rather to point it i
ii lendeney which, In my opinion, will!
nliill liicreiiHlnnly harmful remiltM.
Strahorn Praises the
Women of Klamath
Railroad Builder Say Local Women
Are "Wonderful" in Letter to C.
W. Eberlein of Committee
No portion la wntchlns moro careful
ly tho development In Iho railroad nit
nation In Klanrnth Fnlla 'than la Kobert
K. Hlrahom, builder of Iho propoaed
road. And no peraon tiaa a higher re
tard for th work of tho women of
Klunath Falls wbo are helping to got
the terminal fund than baa Mr. Btra
born. He cat the Herald regularly,
and cloaely obaarvaa all move In con
nection with the railroad altuatlon.
In a lettor received tbla morning by
ICharloa W, Kberleln, Mr. Btraborn
wrlti'H an rullowH!
fSovrroor of Oregon
The penitentiary properly ohnulil
under the tuwriior jurlxillrllun Tin
ronnlllutlon clirn the exevtlthe the
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riciunivn pariiuuinK aim paiuie pow. i nere t nexerui lliouoanil In the nt ,
rrn. He, and no one elne, reKUlaten thivniK-liitlim already ralneil, und oer.
release of prlmmeiii, anil In In n inrii
Concluded on l'afio 3
WASHINGTON. I. ('.. Jim, Finnl
,. deficit estimated at H'j.VHiO.OUH.
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wnn nun iiirnim i-iiiiiiiiiim'it hm-i iikih.i
eonnlder nrheiueN In rnlo more ie-
No ilerlnliin wim leached. The ilrni
oernta will meet iiKitln Thunntay.
"ItcfenlnK lu youra of Iho S7tli lilt.,
In regiinl tu tho Hiibitniplloim oIiIhIiumI
lo tho tormliml niul iltilit of way fund:
I fool that your Klnmiith Fullx women
are nlmply wumlvrful. 1 never knew
of KUi'h u cuno, ami, nn Mix, Blrajmrn
often aaya, they arc denorvlng of every
good thing that could pnnMbly como
from the largont kind or railway da
velopment we, In our most enthusiastic,
momenta hope for. Of courre, tho men
are doing thoir aharo aluo, but wo at
way look for tbat na a part of their
legitimate work, niul In purauance of
their greater periwnul InlereHl."
(300 TO FUND TO
I SWANSEN GIVES f 150 MORE, MAK
1 I NO 1250
' Qullltch Give a Hundred and Rich.
ardson and Councilman Sheets 8u.
crll)Tcrmlnal Fund From Butt.
net Men Not In Attoclation Now
Total 111,4)5 Lltt of Subscribers
In Attoclation Net Ready.
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Thrtr ai' thi- Mllmrrlilluni ctll
jiti-uliiy by lln trtmlnnl fuinl rum
llillli-f, acrtililltIR to iillliuutirrliiriit by
W. I'uul JoluiMin.'rJtiriniiaii'of th roni
lillllfo. J. K. .Suiwiim'U bifori' Kno
llun, iinikliiK hi total tmbirrlilloii
iimuuiit lo f:Su,
Tin insu niibucrlbiMt
mnken the total already oeciired iinnmK
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the bunlnefiH men not In the llunlne Mmil, clmlnnnn of the forln relations
'..Men' AMMKlallon iimouut lo $11,415 roitnnlttee. referred In n upench to
13.00(1 mined h the Vollien" 1,(1,10
The lleriild I'Mierlnl tml.is to lie
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utile to puhlltih I lie lift of Mibsrriptlnim '
In the llilnlnruM MenV Ahnoelatlon, but
theiie roiild not tie furulrtheil by W
I '.i n I JoluiMtu, elmlrmau of the com
MRS. H. D. WELCH, FIRST WOMAN
HOTEL PROPRIETOR IN LINK
VILLE, PASSES TO iEYOND AT
END OF 89 USEFUL YEAR8
Pi om the Inflrmitlex of hcnlllly, Miv.
II. II. Weleh piiMHed to her reward yen
terday nftornoon at 2:20 o'clock nt her
home lu Mills Addition. The remains
will be interred In Merrill.
Mm. Welch wan one of Klaimith'ti
oltlext ploueet'ii, beltiK 89 yearn tho
13th of IIiIh month. She wn.s the flrxt
woman to run n hotel in Klamath l'nlln
when it wiih l.lnkvllle, and the r)rt
womiin to run n hotel In Merrill. Her
Iiuslmml, Dob Welch, left her for tho
In ml of pence about alx yearn ago.
The tleceiiMod In Htinivcd by two
hIhIith, Mm. M, II. I'owell nnd Mrs
Mnrtlin Spears of 1'ilnevllle, ami bv n
brother, Alex Zevely of Cmia county.
EMMETT BEESON DIE8
OF CANCER OF TONGUE
Kmmutt UevHon, well known in
Klamath county, died yesterday at Tal
ent, Ore., of cancer of tho tonguo. Ho
became nflllcled with tho awful disease
laat July, and rapidly became worse.
Mis. Kd Dunham, a alator, left thla
morning to attend tbe funeral. The
docoaaed will bo burled at Talent,
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 9,-8en;
ator Thomas today threatened a fili
buster against the navy program un
less something la done to relievo oc
ctinaittii of government oil lauds,
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V. I'iwaon of llontVin n1d If there
'cri' n coiiiplolr liivtftiKatlon of leaks
to Wall Mrvvt from WanhlnRton there
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foimil nn echo In the yenate January 2.
when Senator William J. Stonn of Ml
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Special Venire Needed to Complete Jury
Because Many of Regular Panel
Are Rejected by Attorneys Con
ducting the Case.
When the circuit court adjourned nt
G o'clock last evcnliiK elKht juror to (
try William Doyle for murder had been
M'rured. Two on the regular panel
has not been examined, and there weie
two vacant chairs lu the Juiy box.
Judge Kuykemlall ordered a special
venire of ten Jurors drawn, and from
these the remaining jurors are being
chosen this afternoon, lly tbe time
the first eight Jurors weie accepted the
defense had exercised sevea of Its
twelve prr-emptorle.s Bad .the state two
of Its Mix.
At C o'clock laat evening court ad
journed until 1:30 tbls afternoon, to
give Jurors on the special venire time
to get to the 'court house. It Is expect
ed that tho jury will be completed be
fore court adjourns this afternoon.
It wns Indicated in tho examination
of Jurors yesterday that Ddylo will not
tnkn the witness stand In ills own de
fense Attorney ltennor usks prcu-
pcctlvo juran If audi action by Doyle, and the city tho other half,
would prejudice them against the dc The county court last night present
fondant. Hie awestlons also Indicate d to the city a bill for 1377.37. being
tbat the state glght show by Ita own
evidence that Daelo killed Mary Wil
cox and MagBl Jones laat February
In self .detaM, er that the shooting
In extwjMc&si jurors Judge Drako
for the ttata asked It circumstantial
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reel. He also asked prospective juror
if people sometimes didn't lie, and that
in such cnaes circumstantial evidence
might be stronger than positive.
Trial, of the case Is sure to be a real
battle, with Judge Drake and Attorney
ltenner occupying the center of the
atage. Beth are lawyers of experience
and recognized ability, and more than
once yesterday clashed. Judge Kuy
kemlall once had to remind them that
both were hired by the county, after
ltenner remarked about Drake's eon
duct, which he said wasn't what the
county was paying Drake for.
COSTS S354.74 TO
RUN FERRY MONTH
It cost Klamath county and the city
of Klamath Falls $554.74 to operate
the ferry across Link River while the
new steel bridge was being put In
place. The county pays half of this
the city's half of tbe expense of main
taining tbe ferry.
Murderer Must Hani
08SIPEB, N. H.. Jan. 9. Judge
Kivel today sentenced Frederick
Small to hang January 15th for the.
murder of his wife.
LAWSON SAYS HE
WOULD NAME A
BUS MUST BE ORDERED BY HIGH
Say Revelation of Man Now Would
- Hurt .Nation and Administration.
Declare He I Making... Expote
Through Desire to See Wall Street
Probed May Be Held by Houe in
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9. Thomas W.
lawson today promised to reveal tbe
name of a high official implicated lit
the peace note leak, provided an Inves
tigation body higher than the house of
tepresentatives committee so order..
l-ixvi-on declared such a revelation
now would be disastrous to the nation
and to the administration.
He admitted that his only purpose in
exposing the whole affair was to have
a thorough probe made of Wall street
und its practices. He persistently
dodged queries, resulting in two mo
tions being presented in the house to
hold him in contempt.
Educational BUI Passe
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 9. The
house of representatives this afternoon
passed the vocational education bill,
carrying an appropriation of $3S.000,
000. Spain's Cabinet Quits
MADItll), Jan. 9. The Spanish cab
inet resigned today.
Regard for Women
Chairman of Terminal Fund Committee
Says Women's Efforts Have Been
Inspiration to Men at Work
'As chairman of the main committee
on raising the terminal fund, I want
to publlcally express my very high
appreciation for the work of the wo
men of Klamath Falls who have so
nobly come forward to help this move
ment, a movement that means the
future of Klamath Falls if successful,"
said W. Paul Johnson this morning
after totalling up the subscriptions
secured yesterday by the Women's
1000 Railroad Club. These amounted
to 1335 and represent one day's work.
"It baa been the enthusiastic and
unabated efforts of tbe women which
has given inspiration and courage to
the men who ure shouldering the bur
den of raising the terminal money!
TRACTION SERVICE IN OAKLAND
House Are Washed From Foundation
and Person Rescued in Boat When
Levee on Oakland Estuary Give
Way Boy Are Believed Drowned
Because Last Seen Asleep in Shed
Now Covered With Water.
ALAMEDA, Jan. 9. Two boys are
believed drowned, traction service baa
been baited and millions of dotlara of
property is jeopardized by tbe break
thU morning in the northern levee protecting-
the municipal reclamation pro
ject on the Oakland estuary aide.
A quarter of a mile of factory site
land is inundated, and 500 men are at
work repairing buildings damaged and
the levee itself.
Three bouses have been washed
from their foundations. Several per
sons have been rescued in rowboaU.
The boys believed to be drowned
were last seen asleep In a shed which
the deluge covered with mud.
CHICAGO. Jan. 9. Chief of Police
Healy today was arraigned on a charge
of conspiracy arid corruption, and re
leased on $23,000vbonds.
It is alleged that Chief Healy for
seme time has been collecting bribes
that amounted to thousands of dollars
The highest esteem of every person in
ftivor of the Sirnhorn railroad should
bo held for the women of Klamath
Falls. This Is not idle talk; I mean
it and believe I am expressing tho
mind of every man behind the Stra.
The Women's 1000 Ilallroad Club
yesterday secured subscriptions to the
terminal fund from 34 different per
sons, which shows the effort tbat must
have put forth to even call on tbat
many different persons scattered In all
parts. of tbe town.
Yesterday's subscriptions of $375
makes the totul raised by the wo-
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