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Twilfth Year No. 3,306
KLAMATH PALLS, OREGON, FRIDAY, MAY 10, 1918
Price Five Cento
BRITISH PREMIER AVERTS DISASTER
BRITISH GAIN IN MINOR OPERA
TI0N8 NORTHWEST OF ALBERT.
POINT LOST IN GERMAN OPPIN.
8IVE YESTERDAY REQAINED
FRENCH NOW IN CONTROL OF
ORIVENSES PARK, NORTHWEST
OF MONTDIDIER OROUNO MAY
YET IE GIVEN BEFORE SUCCESS
LONDON, May 10. The Lloyd
Oforit ministry quickly and success
fully dealt with the General Mnurleo
Incident yesterday, In which the pre
mier bowed himself to be a keen po
litical atrmtPKlHt. He made a burning
speech In reply to the charge made
and won the question by n vote of al
moit three to one.
(leneral Mnurleo questioned the ver
acity of the premier In bin announce
ment of the strength of the nrmy, and
It Ik reported thnt a crltlcnl political
situation hung In the bnlnnce, nwaltlnR
the stateman's reply.
LONDON, May 10. Tim British
forces recnplurrd a small iMirtlon of h
front trench to the northwest of Albert,
which (be enemy gained In operations
1'AltlS, May 10. Troop yentcrdny
rnpturrd Orlvrsnes 1'ark, flvu miles to
the northwest of Mountdldler.
LONDON, Mny 10. Speaking to the
Primrose league, Karl Curzon, govern
ment leader of the houso of lords, said
that grnvo times were ahead, and that
the nrltlsh sotdlers might have to glvo
ground yet, but much encouragement
was found In the unity of command,
America's effort and the Indomnllable
spirit of the English people.
LIBERTY LOAN LIST
ERROR IS CORRECTED
Uncertain as to whether the Even
ing Herald or some of his friends wish
ed to plsy a prank on him, or whether
It waa merely a mistake, Henri An
drieu of Merrill wishes to correct the
notice published In the Liberty Loan
list of April 13th that he had sub
scribed 1100 for himself and wife. In
a letter received today he emphasizes
the fact that he haa no wife, and la
not married. He fears that some of
his friends will think he has sprung a
surprise on them. Tho! Ists aa pub
lished have all been furnished the Hep
aid from tho Liberty Loan Headquarters.
British Have Blocked
Hun Submarine Base
LONDON, May 10. The German
Submarine base at Ostend has been
Mocked as a result of a new raid by
nrltlsh naval forces, The obsolete
ruler Vindictive, filled with concrete,
has been sunk aorosa the entrance to
PUMPINQ PROJECTS AROUND BO-
NANZA PAST BEING COMPLET
ED ENTERPRISE NOTID
A large cut haa now been made near
tho toil Hirer bridge at Oonanta,
where the pump for the Irrigation of
tho 2,500 acre unit In the Dowen dis
trict will be Installed. The pump baa
been ordered, and wilt be Installed In
a short lime. Farmer In the Bonania
district are optlmlatle over their new
prospects for Irrigation, which will
makn them Independent of the dry
A very substantial portion of the ag
ricultural land surrounding the town
to to be brought under water by pump
ing from Lost River this year. It la
reported that the Dig Springs 'Unit,
which la on of the largest, la practic
ally completed, with the exception of
the Installation sf machinery, and that
water wll be running la the
about June 1st.
EIGHTH ORADE EXAMS
HELD NEXT WEEK
The Eighth Grade examinations all
over the county will be conducted on
Msy 16th and 17th, according to an
' nouncement made at the county school
superintendent's office, and the exam
ination questions are now being sent
In nil the teachers.
In a letter of congratulation received
today by Captain Cbarlea J. Ferguson
from Executive State Chairman Ed'
ward Cooklngham of the Central Lib
erty Ioan committee, the excellent
manner In which the Liberty Loan
drive was conducted here Is lauded,
and comments made on the patriotic
ardor of tho volunteer workers, who
made the splendid success possible.
A messsge of congratulation recelv
ed from General Campaign Manager
Oconto K. Weeks Is Included.
MAY DISSOLVE CHAMBER
AMSTERDAM, Msy 10. Count von
Hertllng has decided to dissolve tho
Prussian chamber if the third reading
of the Francis reform bill Is rejected.
U. S. SOLDIERS ARE
KILLED IN WRECK
COLUMBIA, 8. C, May 10.
Five soldiers were killed and two
probably fatally Injured when a
wooden passenger coach loaded
with members of the 331st In-
fantry and 317th machine gun
company jumped the track near
Camp Jackson early this morning.
the harbor. The British lost one
tor boat in this venture.
Tho British casualties In tho sea raid
were slight. The motor launch waa
a .....I waa allnlr til flMVABfc tkA
enemy from getting possession of her.
MEMUER OP FUEL ADMINISTRA
TION CONSIDERS PROHIBITING
USE OP COMMODITY IN NORTH
WEST TO RELIEVE CALIFORNIA
WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 10.
Mark Requa, oil director of the fuel
administration, la considering issuing
an order prohibiting the use of fuel oil
In parta of the Pacific Northwest to
relieve the shortage In California.
This would affect Oregon, Washing
ton and Alaska, and would also place
an embargo on fuel shipments to Brit
MAN NOW AT LARGE WHO BROKE
INTO GENERAL STORE IN EAST.
ERN KLAMATH THREATENS TO
SHOOT WOULD-BE CAPTOR
On Information that the building oc
cupled by the Sedge store and post-
office at Dairy had been burglarised
one night tbla week, the officers visited
that town and took measurements of
the tracks of the person who. evidently
bad entered the building. Following In
the direction Indicated by the horse
tracks, during the day the oBcers ap
prehended Frank Rodregues, better
known aa Filipino Frank, In the Klam
ath reservation, Sshlng In the neigh
borhood of his father-in-law, Jack
The officers had no warrant, and at
the time had little more than the track
theory on which to hold the Filipino.
so told him he had better go with them
to Yalnsx, where they could Investi
gate the matter. He agreed to this,
and followed on his horse. While on
the Journey he evidently reconsidered
the matter, for he left the read and hie
companions, and nude oil In the
He had keen considered more of an
Irresponsible than a desperate char
acter, and Mont Hanukor waa naked to
pick hint up at Jack Drews when Ham
aker went by with tho auto atage, aa It
waa thought Frank would return there.
Mr. Hamaker attempted to carry out
these Instructions, and fonnd tho cul
prit at Drews, hat Mr. Hamaker re
ports that after Rodrigues took a cou
ple of ahota at htm he waa foreed to
leave without him. When last seen
Rodriguei was armed, and going on
foot up the Blean canyon.
John Blmmouds. who runs the store
and poatoffice at Beatty, identifies Rod
riguei aa the person who, entered the
Beatty store and postofJce some time
ago, and took fill.
FORMER STATE PRINTER '
NOW Y. M. C. A. WARKBR
balim. Mar 10. It A. Harris, for
mer state priater, now In Secretary
eaVOlcett'B otlee. la going to France
as a T. M. O. A. worker.
, CRITICISE. HINDENBURG
LONDON, May lO.'-H U reported
that German amy oaoers are agitat
ing against General von Hlndenburg,
because the success of the western
front haa not reached eapectatloae.
Wmm BIG CYCLONE 2NDANNUAL HIGHWAYS
OFpSOF IN PARTS OF DIM ncnniUTV
tfACEMADE MIDDLEWEST RTOWUNII
I a ajkw pjj) ) ssss sjes sank
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FRIEND OP KAISER COMES TO
FRIEND OPjtVILSON IN SWITZER
LAND WITH PROPOSALS WHICH
ARE REJECTED IMMEDIATELY
LONDON. May 10. The Swiss cor
respondent says that Prof. Heron, an
American Irving at Geneva, and de
scribed as a friend of President Wll'
son, was approached with a peaco
proposition from Germany by Prof.
Quldde, n friend of Count von Hert
llng. According to the terms proposed,
Germany would grant automony to
Alsace-Lorraine within the limits of
Germany, raahe'certaln concessions re
garding Russia. In return the allies
were to restore German colonies, and
agree to refrain from economic war
against Germany following the war.
Heron Is reported to hava denounced
the plans as a "riaamarole of cant and
deceit," and to have said that tho
Vnlted Statee "would ffghlunUl. the
Prussian military power was ended. If
It took ten years.
Quldde left the Interview weeping,
the correspondent says.
OPTIONAL USE OP VICTORY WAR
BREAD PERMITTED MAN WHO
EATS WAR BREAD IS MOST
PORTLAND, May 10. "There Is no
longer any excuse for the -use of Vic
tory bread, containing only 35 per
cent wheat substitutes, when war
bread, containing 40 per cent of sub
stitutes, Is available, according to
acting Food Administrator Newell of
Oregon. Bakers thruout the state now
report that they are making War
Bread, hut that the people are buying
Victory Bread almost exclusively. The
bakers still are permitted to make
both hinds, and It Is up to the people,
according to Mr. Newell, to buy War
Bread and save wheat
"The man or woman who eats War
Bread la 15 per cent more patriotic
than the one who eata Victory Bread,"
says Administrator Newell. "It might
also be pointed out that the person
who eats the 85 per cent bread Is 15
per cent LE88 patriotic than the one
who eats War Bread." '
. McADOO ILL
WASHINGTON. D. C, May 10 Wm.
G. McAdoo, railways director and sec
retary of the treasury, Is 111 with a se
vere attack of toasllltls. Rear Admiral
Cary T. Grayson, (ho president's per
sonal physlclsn, said It would be sev
eral days before Mr. McAdoo could re
turn to bis many duties.
, CASUALTY LIST SMALLER
WASHINGTON. D. O., May 10.4-The
casualty list today contained twenty
names, four were killed la action,
three died of disease! one by accident
and one missing In action
ELEVEN KILLED AND MANY IN
JURED IN TORNADO IN IOWA
AND ILLINOIS PROPERTY DAM
AGE VERY HEAVY
CHICAGO, May 10. At least eleven
persons were killed and over 160 were
Injured by a tornado over the central
and northeastern part of Iowa and Illi
The property damage Is reported to
have been exceedingly heavy.
PROMINENT ATTORNEYS . OF
KLAMATH PALLS AND FROM
PORTLAND TO APPEAR ON BOTH
SIDES IN COMING TRIAL
The date of. what promises to be one
of the hardest fought legal battles in
the history of Klamath County will
probably be set today, when the de
fendants In. the case of the State
against William Holbrook and J. E.
Paddock will make their plea before
Circuit Judge D. V. Kuykendall.
The men named were indicted by a
special session of the grand Jury for
the killing of O..T. McKendree, a prom
inent sheep and wool man, at Dry
Prairie, in Eastern Klamath, last
mopth In a quarrel over range for their
respective bands of sheep.
Prosecuting Attorney W. M. Dun
can Is to be assisted by Wilson 8.
Wiley, Judge Thomas Drake and W.
Lair Thompson of Portland.
The defendants are represented In
counsel by W..H. A. Renner and Judge
L. R. Webster.
SERIOUS CHARGES DEVELOP
AGAINST FRIEND OF PRESIDENT
WHO WAS PERSONAL AGENT IN
PROBING AIRCRAFT ACTIVITIES
WASHINGTON, D. C, May 10. The
flood light of publicity was turned to
day on the activities of Gutzon Bop
glum, the sculptor, who Investigated
the aircraft production as the personal
agent of the president.
Letters and statements now In the
handa of the war department show
that Borglum's own inventions failed
government tests, and while acting as
the president's sgent, be negotiated
for Information of an aircraft corpora
tion, in which be proved to be a silent
His association and friendship with
the president was-to give the corpora
tion certain advantages. Senators have
documents showing that Hugo Glbon,
connected .with.. the British war mis
sion, and 'Kenyon Max of the Dodge
Manufacturing company, negotiated
with him. Max later become ausploious
WEEK IN LATTER PART OF MAY
DESIGNATED FOR NATION WIDE
MOVE TO RAISE HUNDRED
To raise a second $100,000,000 to re
place the similar amount used last
year and to carry on the wonderful
work of the Red Cross for another
year, a national drive Is scheduled for
the week from may 20 to 27, Inclusive.
Oregon's quota for this cause Is
$600,000, of which sum $350,000 Is to be
raised outside of Portland.
The expenses of the campaign are to
be defrayed by voluntary subscriptions
In Portland, and by Chapters thruout
the state. Seventy-five per cent of the
amount collected goes to the National
Society and the remaining 25 per cent
to the war work of the local chapters.
H. E. Wltham has been appointed by
Henry L. Corbett aa state manager of
the drive, and a number of assistant
managers4 have been selected for dif
ferent parta of the state. F. L. Cham
bers .president of the First National
Dank orCOgene, Is the manager ap
pointed for Josephine, Jackson, Klam
ath and Lake counties.
H. D. Mortenson, president of the
Pelican Bay Lumber company, who led.
ine drive Isst year with such splendid toforc not attained, and make exeur
success, will be at the head of the.slons of business and pleasure much
drive In Klamath County, and he Is
already at work making out his plsns.
Enthusiastic Portland residents are
planning to complete the campaign
there in the first two days of the week, j made along the highway In that sec
It Is announced that with the excep-j tlon, and the new route across by tho
tlon of $11,000,000, which will be ex- Pelican Bay Lumber company mill,
pended before the 1st or June, the I when finished, will make the rout to
$100,000,000 originally subscribed to not thorn county points much more do
the Red Cross has been expended. lulrnblc. Tho work on this highway is
AGED MAN- PASSE8
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ployed on 'the county road work near
the Infirmary, passed away Wednesday
night from heart trouble, at the age
of 81 years. The deceased came here
fwim Dlliiif fall? in Anfll ttth mnA
we. taken 111 Saturday night. Thel?rted.th.e "! !5!"
stMAxiI AtlAa ear It I Ka tilfl alt ))4A
tomorrow afternoon, conducted by Rev.
E. P. Lawrence. The deceased had no
Immediate relatives, but two cousins
have arrived from Talent, to be pres
ent at the funeral.
A contest for four-minute talks
on Thrift Stamps by the pupils of 0
the Bonanza school Is to be held
A tharn thU nvenlnr. at which
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prliea will be given for the best
'efforts on the part of the young-
stent. This Is in line with a
move of the government to train
the school children to be ready to
give little patriotic talks, when
called upon at short notice. It Is
O expected that a delegation from
Klamath Falls will be present to-
Increased War Revenue
Doubtful For Present
WASHINGTON. D. C, May 10. Sec -
reiary mcaqoos pians ror imjneaiaiB
legislation to Increase the war revenue
announced here last night met with
MORE WORK NOW UNDER WAY
THAN IN SEVERAL SEASONS
PAST WORK DONE IN SEVERAL
LUMBER HAULING OVER, OLENE
KLAMATH FALLS ROAD THREAT
ENS TO RUIN IT FOR SEASON,
A8 IN PAST YEARS
The greatest Improvement la tho
county roads apparent for a number of
years Is now evident to-the motorist
Doing OTer-dIffettwseetlews -of tho
f county. There U no. doK but ttatK
tho present program Is continued for a
short time, the road of tho district
will be brought up to a ataaderd hero
more agreeable than In the past
Travelers who have been over tho
road around Mode) Point declare that
an nmonlshlng Improvement haa 1
being done under the supervision of
C. D. Wilson.
Thru Poe Valley a decided change
.r mo unuer u i wn ""
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Improvement la re-
Klamath Lake from the top r of tho
grade on north for oov
From Bonsnaa on thru Upper Last
cell Valley, H. E. WInnard, with a
substantial crew of men and teams,
Is working a transformation In a anas
ber of places, which will cause absent
residents to wonder on their return
whether they are In their own territory
or not. The old crooked cow trail
roads are being abandoned for good
graded highways, which to residents
there will be very unusual.
The road between Klamath Falls ami
the Gap at Olene, which was la Erst
class condition a short time ago, la bow
fast becoming cut up by the heavy
hauling of lumber by the big wai
, end trucks. Should this continue. In a
few weeks It is probable that this
stretch will be in the ssme unfortunate
'condition which has characterised it
.for the past several years.
, With the completion of the Strahora
railroad, It Is expected that tho greater
bulk of the lumber will be hauled by
'immediate formidably 'opposition, ..WJW'Y,
t conisrroaiuiiai iui rw . ,,
that revenue revision. beforojasg)sji
cember was very doubtfuLiW-KN.l
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