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KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 1917.
Price Flv Cawta
LANSING DIDN'T LET
Strahorn Arrives; ;
Says He is Ready!
IS ACCOMPANICO IV SCATTLC
Rsllroao Builder Who Capfct to
Bring About Awakening of Central
Oregon Says Ht I Assured of Cap
ttal, and WalU Now Only for Klam.
ath to Do Htr Part Bspecta Man
Connectors to lid.
Hubert K. Htrahorn, builder of the
Orrfim, California i. Kastrrn railroad,
Milted In KUmalti Kail from 8p
kenr taut evening to be present when!
Mil for the 1300.000 railroad bond l-
up am opened nail Monday evening
by the city council. - j
Mr. Strahorn expecla to remain here
until about January 30th, lb exact!
rtato of hla departure depending on
rievelopraenta In tb railroad situation.
ThU week ha will confer with the
council and Mayor C. II. Crteler regard-1
InK Hi" contract to ba entered Into be
tween the city and Mr. Htrahoni re
garding the municipal road. These
ronfrtancea will bo In executive aee-,
aim. and will anabla tha council to
know, when II upon bid on tha bond
Monday nlsht, Juki what may be ex
pected aftar tha bond arc aold and the
money la In sight.
Conditions outside of Klamath Kail
whlfh data a bearing on tha railroad
nro'vcl)' good," said Mr. Klrahorn this
mon.liiK. Tha capital I waa expecting
to help ma do my part of tha great
wotl; lit comlnR. I feel sure of II. I
wall now only on lha action of Klam
"I wa In Portland only une day on
my an) ftoni Spokane, but during that
day nai. glen to understand that I'ort
land lll do Ita part toward getting the
Mr. Klrahorn said he expected many
MiuMuntlul contracting lirma to nib
lull bid for construction of I lie rail
road. Ha witH accompanied till
by I'. J. Kitchhach and J. M. Ilrure of
railroad rontracloro, and by J. !'
Illiikemore. ulo of thl flnil. This
company t.n Ha head ofilce In Heat tie.
It. K. Iootey of Kurt Klnmnlli Is a
huitlness lslior In the county seal today.
$315 is Added to
Fund by the Women
Collections Made Yesterday by Thou
sand Club Makes Total Secured
Yesterday's' efforts of thn Woman's
1,000 Hallroad Club produced am added
subscription to tho Htrahorn railroad
terminal fund of 31C. Twenty-four
different pereoua together made up lite
The 3I5 eeeured yesterday mokes
tbo total obtained to dato by tho wo
men amount to 13,437.50. Following
aro the name of the persons who
subscribed yesterday, with their re
spective amount :
Dr. C. V. FUher 55,00
Dr. J. H, Carter 10.00
Cleorgo 11, Chamberlain 7S.00
'Jnmes E. I'ado 25.00
A. Klnapeol 10.00
W. H. MvPlierren looo
OI.NKY. Ill , Jan. o.- Itu) Hlnter
IrlUT thl (iiornltiK wan eontlited ot
ttmnalaUKhler fur tin' "air bubbli-"
murder of KlUabelh ItatctlnV.
Illnlcrleltcr rn rharKrd with In
jectlng,alr Into thr blood of the Kit I to
lellevr her of motherhood,
OAIN FOOTINQ ON LEFT BANK OF
PUTNA ANO MAKE ALLIES RE.
TREAT TO SERETH LINE OF
IIKKI.IN. Jan. 10 Tin- German
have gained a foothold on I hi' led hank
of thr I'u tn a Itlvcr, In Kumnnla, and
hate forced the allien lo aliaudou pout
tluna beyond the rhrr and retreat to
the Herat h line.
Over too prisoner were taken.
The Itusso Itumaulan troop luue
failed In their effort to recapture the
helKht positions on both side of the
Destroyer la Sunk
IIKKI.IN, Jan. in. An Italian Mih
marine deMtoter ha been nunk off
Corfu. The army Mlaff wn aboard,)
l"t' It I not known whether It mem-
bera were saved.
Will Defllne Alma
HOMK, Jan. 10. II Is repotted here
that Chancellor ton llethmann Holl
wcr of (lermany Is prepurltiK new
note, which will define the alms of the
central Hiwers If pence conditions are
J. llii-vi Jr , lo.uo
Mrs. J. Hlrvl Jr 10.00
Usllo OIiIh , G.00
H. W. roolo G.00
M. C'Iiuh. W. Maiiulio r,00
Mr, (loorge D. DowoIiik .r. G.00
Mrs. K. K. Hedrlck .. G.00
Mrs. J. W. McCoy G.00
Mm. II. K. Moe G.00
Mm. M. J. Ueebe G.00
Mra. Nettle Goddard 5.00
John Slado y.. 25.00
Mr. August Slide 25.00
Mr. C. J. Swingle ,. 5.00
Mrs. Chester Avery 5.00
Mr. J. Thorson 5.00
Mrs. Olive R. Seltx v..... 5.00
Mla Maud K n.ildwlu 10.00
To Decide on Next
Move for Peace
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WILLIAM . 3TONE
I 'A'illlr.m Dole, defendant, aita calm-
lloherl 1-anMiiK. aecreinry of Mute'ii) while wiine.tites testify or lawyers
Heimtor William J Stone, chairman of no:iio Thl mornliiK he paid clone at-
the foti-lKii rehilloiiH committee of Ihei trillion lo the testimony of Henr- and
ami iieprvhentnihe Henty v.
chairman of the forelsn offalnt
committee of the house, have under
toiiKhleruilou the next mow In rnnnec-
Hon with the president's effort to brln
about peace In llurope. CottKresslonal
lutlnu to support the president would
hate to kiiIii the support of the clmlt-j
men of these Important committees be-,
To oiemlo an up to ilate cabinet
shoo, John Thomson has tensed tin
shop formerly uied by Sheriff fJeorgo
llumpluey on KlRhih street, nnd la
now open for business. The shop Is
eijulpped with machinery for turning
out nil kinds of woodwork. Mr.
Tlioinson will make a specially of well driller: V. U. l'atrlck, auto ex
store fUlures nnd cabinet work. perl; Joint Jaussen, farmer.
Petition Asks Bounty
of $10 on
Present Bounty is Only $2.50 Petition
Declares the Danger From Rabid
Coyotes to Humans and Livestock
IVtitiuus lo tho couuly court fur u
$10 bouuty on coyotes were distrib
uted yesterday, and now nio beinu cli
culated "ml signed by citizens of the
county. Tho petition recites thut the
larger bounty la asked bacause of the
"imminent danger to human beings
and stock ou acount of rabid coyotes."
The present county bounty in fl and .
tho stttto bounty $1.60, making u total
or $2.50. Uutll the first or this your!
tho total bounty wua $4, but this whs.,
i (Mured by the county ceurt:
IN DOYLE TRIAL
HAS BEEN BEGUN
County Surveyor and ExXorontr Arc
on Wltncaa Stand Today Jury Try.
Ing Man Accuted of Awful Crlma
Made Up of Men In All Clatata of
Budneta Large Crowd Fllla Couit
rtoom at All Timet.
Taking of leilltiiony In the trial of
Wlllinin Do)le, hnri;etl with the mur
tier on February . 1916. of Mary Wll
mix ami MnRKtV JoneK, heKn thl
tiioitiliiK after 0M-niiiK htatrmrnta had
lieen made It)' counxel
'otinly Sur(or K. H. Henry and
f'onjiier Karl Whltlock hae bevn
on the toitnenH Aland today. Henry
tentltii'd rcKardliiK dImenilonH of the
ho'iM In which the tragedy occurrt-4
iiiul a I'lnl of the place which he drew.
! hillock told of arriving at the houac
tiller b ItiK aumnioned, and of hla ob
h'Iju!oui. there. The rroaa examine
lion of e.irh by Attorney V. II. A. Hen
iter lor the deft'iidunt was clone and
The ej.M In .nttrartini: much alien-
dun Tite court room I always crowd-
ul. hut JuiiK"' Kujkemlall haa ruled
1 that no one Miall be allowt-d to aland
up Spectators who cannot And aeata
1 niiiNt le.ixe the court room.
Whltlock when they were deacriblns
ie premUea where the tracedy oc-
The Jui lo try the cane waa secured
Jum before court adjourned at G o'clock
u.st evening. H. C. Spink, the last
juror chosen, also was the last one on
ttu- t-peelnl enlre nnd had he not been
accepted another venire probably
would hae been Issued. To secure
the Jur the defense exercised ten of
Us twehe pteemplorles nnd the state
four of Its sl.
The jury N composed of the follow
Iiik men: John W. Stout, painter; Ed
Bar Virgil, merchant; William Tlngley.
fnrmer; H. K. Calkins, carrier; I'n
ltose,Ktokiimn: It. C. Spink, resort
owner; W. K. Seehorn, merchant; 11.
II. Van Vnlkenburg. steckman: K. M.
Ili.rdin. r.irt.inf. fi iln vnn XTaIa
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roltowiiiK in tho petition in full:
"To the Honorable County Court,
Klamath County, Oregen:
"tlcntlemen We, the undersigned,
residents of Klamath county, Oregon,
on account of the imminent dangor to
human beings and took on account of
rabjd coyotes, respectfully petition
tbat your honorable body raise the
bounty on coyotes to ten ($10) dollars
per head. We believe that the demand
for this Inct eased bounty la almost
universal, and trust thut you will give
It jour prompt and cupful attention."
NEWS GET OUT
New Pose of Model
Who Was Murdered
Mrs. (irnce Roberts, the young stock
ing model murdered in Philadelphia, is
here shown in one of her art poses.
The photograph was taken some
$2,325 IS ADDED
BY COMMITTEE TO
FIRST NATIONAL BANK GIVES
TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS
Subscribers Secured Yeaterday
by Main -Committee Make Total
Raised Outside of uainess Men'a A.
r.oeiatlon Amount to $13,740 Sev
cral In Association Are Expected to
Ralte Their Subscription.
lrom Klamath Falls business men
net In the association $2,315 waa se
en ca yesterday by the head commit
tee on the Strahorn railroad terminal
fund, according to V. Paul Johnson,
chairman. Tho First National bank
gate $3,000 of this amount.
The subscribers were:
First National Bank $8,000.00
I K. Walker 100.00
It. C. Oroesbeck 100.00
('. II. Marple 100.00
Cecil Weeks 25.00
Mr. Johnson saya enthusiasm for the
railroad and determination to raise tho
necessary money to buy the terminal
ground la growing. Several men In
the Business Men'a Association are ex
pected to raise their original subscrip
tion, according to Mr, Johnson.
A total of $13,740 has now been
raised among business bouses tad in
dividuals not In the association.
James Larkin yesterday shipped two
carloads of cattle and one car othotr
to the I'oitliiml uuukets.
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Feared Bad Effect
on Stock Market
DENVER. Colo.. Jan. 10. William
1. Cody, "UuiTalo Dill." died at 12:05
p. m. today at the home of his sister,'
Mrs. May Decker.
The celebrated Indian fighter and
Wild West show exhibitor waa sick
for the last week. He gradually sank
lower until little hope for his recovery
waa held out. His most famous ex
ploit, perhaps, was his fight with Gen
eral Custer against Sitting Bull.
TWELVE TAKE POSITIONS THIS
This Number Will Be Increased by
March Fifth Until 3,000 Women Sur
round Mansion Grounds of President
as "Silent Sentinels" Pickets Are
Placed by Congressional Union for
ifAOUlv-n'rnv- 11 r f..n trt r..
congressional Union for Women's Suf
frage announced this morning thnti
pickets would remain at the gates of j
the White House until March 5th.
The union says the pickets will be
'silent sentinels to be increased until
3,000 women surround the grounds of!
the president's house."
Twelve women pickets took their po
sitions this morning at the east and
west entrances to the mansion
New Freight Rates
Effective February 4
Reduction of About 40 Per Cent
Rates From California Points to
The expected reduction in the freight
rates between San Francisco and other
California points and Klamath Falls,
scheduled to take effect the first or
this month, will not go into effect until
February 4th. according to word re
ceived from Bishop & Babler, the
San Francisco rate attorneys, retained
by the Klamath Falls business men to
forward this matter.
The case was brought before the
California Railway Commission, and a
I eduction of approximately 40 per cent
PRESIDENT'S RELATIVE DEMANDS
Saya He Waa Net en Exchange Day
Crash Came, and Knew of No Can
Ceaaman Doing uainea With Hia
Firm Manager Central New Saya
Hearst Service Cave Information ts
WASHINGTON. D. C, Jan. 10.--"Secretary
of State Lansing told me
he was giving out no information on
the peace note because he didn't want
it to cpme back from abroad in a gar
bled form and injuriously affect the
stock market," declared Archie Janus
son, reporter on the Central News of
America, when on the witness stand to
day before the house committee tares
tlgntlng the peace note leak. The
Central News Is a financial publica
tion. R. W. Boiling, brother or Mrs. Wood
row Wilson, in testifying before tho
committee, demanded an apology of
Representative Wood for" inrohrlag
him in the leak. Boiling declared he
knew of no member of congress who Is
dealing through blsi brokerage Ira,
and that he himself was not In the
stock exchange the day the crash
Manager Crawford of the Central
News asserted tbat the International
News Service, controlled by William
Randolph Hearst, furnished news of
the peace note to the Dow Jones ticker
DIES AT BONANZA
lYank IJghtfoot, for many years a
pioneer or -Klamath county, died yes
terday at Bonansn. Ughtfoot had
been ailing for some time.
The deceased was 66 years of age,
.ind came to Klamath county about
wenty years ago. He leaves no rela
tives here. At the time ot his demise
the deceased was subcontractor on the
Lanell Valley mall route.
WASHINGTON. D .C, Jan. 10. The
joint committee of army and navy offi
cers today recommended the immedi
ate construction of a large airship of
the Zeppelin type. The secretaries of
war and navy have approved the rec
ordered. The Southern Pacific declare
they are "giving consideration" to a
drop of from $1.61 to $1.21 on first
class freight between San Francisco
and Klamath Falls, and a correspond
iug reduction in the other classes.
This reduction is not considered suf
ficient by the attorneys, who declare
they will prosecute the matter further
if necessary. The codubUsIob haa
granted tho railway company until
February to establish the new sohett