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Today? m News Today A Class Ad Will Do It lourta'titli YVnft No. fMHKi. KLAMATH I'AI.W, OKIIOON, I'lUllAV,' IHX'KMIIKH 17, uo. Price Kiro Coat NEB 1121 INCOME TAXES ' STARTS Ml Bill Advocates Taxation of All Bank Deposits (Ily Aasoclntod Press) WAHH1NOTON tD.ic. 17 - A tax of a quarter of 0110 Dor rent mi all linnk (ttiixtalln In nrononod In a I. Ill Introduced hy lliipreimitntlvn Trend- way of MiiRsachtisol, republican member of tlm houau ways mid means 11 .. , . . i....ii.ii w urn iiuunu warn miu moans Preparation of Incomo and prnfll. conim,,,-0i 0 0,lllI1Bt(!dIml ,c ax slatmnon for 1020 will be n , wolll(1 nnl ,, popular nctlvlly betwonn Jnniury I I .i ...... ...n... .......... ." ' .,,,.1 M-ri. if. n-... ,'""" """ uuimrn 11 your - ii" mnur uuio in tlio limit of tliini In which tax re turno may bo filed with collector of Inturnnl rovnnim, hut already oxtnn- tlvn plnni) hnvo been mndn for rnv nnun officer to rover ovnry county In thn tin I tod Mate- to aalat taxpay er In making out form or roport. Thn service of government export offnmd to city resident will ho con tinued, Forma for fllliiK 1920 return of Incomn ami profit will hn unit to all who Imvii paid federal tains, hut fall urn In nclvii a form will not ro- DIE INFLUX or IMMIGRANTS REPORT SHOWS Ely EFFORTS TO FIND OIL ARE RECALLED ILL PUT STOP TO IMPORT OF (Hy Anaoclatix! Pre) WASHINGTON, Doc 17 Imml. hi 1 urn in rr-cwvn a jorm will not rol ' "v ' unnii- Horn a peraon from hU oMIrutlon oiKrM,on from Canai'a during thn last flln a return within thn tlmo pro-1"'"1 rcor ,,rok" a" reeooU, and. Hcrlbcd. Poatofflce mid hank will ,'",r" wa" n '"nicndoua Incroaio In hn supplied with theso forma for dls- ,mmKral''1 'rom Mnxlco an well a trlhutlon hnforo January I llovonuo m ll'" i:uro,0"r countries, An offlcnr naalgned to fluid work In n-"",ny. c'nml,'tl. commlaaloner geit alallng thn preparation of thn tax re-, 'of '"""'Kratlon say In hi an- . . . .... .. tllllll Tnnni Allen from Canada admitted in thn country, thn report says, num bered 90.026 whllo allnna dotiartlnr numbered 70 60 leaving an oxeeaa of 82,367 In addition 19.336 alien. In Canada who nnnlled fnr nrimt.,,in ware debarred whllo 6328 wern m. fuaod examination, the reports says, oecnusn of Inability or unwllllncnna. to meet the head tax requirement. Admission of alien from Meilrn totalled G2.361 whllo the number of alien going to Mexico from ih United Stale numbered 6600 leav ing an uxcei of 4G.7GG. Durlnc thn prevlou fiscal year the admlaalon of Immigrant allena from Mnxlco nutn-' turn alao will bit luppllcd with the form. . Mut l"ny In lul Thl yoar, a lait year, thn tax may bo paid In full at thn lime of filing tho return or In four quarterly In atallmnnt commencing March 1G. The requirement of thn rnrenun ad relating to return tor the year 1020 are the amii a thoan for the year 1910. Krery alnjclo peraon who net Incomn for 1920 wa $1000 or more nnd ntery married peraon whune nut Incomo wa 12000 or morn muat file a return. Thn oxemptlon are 11000 for alnnle peraon and 13000 for married peraon and bead of famlllea. nltlm in Biirflilnnat rmptlon of 200 for each peraon do w- u -.. - toema"3,siH pendent upon the taxpayer for chief , '""I pnl otat of 310,393 ...nlu... i .1..1. ,. ... . 'Immlicrant allena tn Hi llnli,i year of aitn or Incapable of aelfaup-l."""1 '" ,no ,B1 fl"c"' 'r whllo port. A ilnjctn peraon may claim an lemptlon of 12000 a thn head of a family If ho I thn oln mpport of ono or morn relnthe Urine In thn aamn houan with him, and If he x- nrcie control orer houaohold af fair. Deduction from Kroa Incomo to which thn tnxpaynr I entitled In arriving at net Incomn arn fully ex plained In thn Inatructlon on thn form. Mut KIU' Itrturni. Hlnulo person whoso net Income wa 11000 or moro and married per aon whose net Incomn wa (2000 or moro muat flln a rnturn roKardles of whether their Inromea are non taxabln by reaion of their oxomp- tlon. Tim normal tax rato for 1920 I i per cunt on the first MO00 of not In come abovo othe exemption, and 8 per rent on tho rnmatnliiK Incomo, Tho aurlax rule, which I computed without tho honoflt of tho oxemptlon, range from 1 por cent on thn amount of net Incomn between $5000 and 1G000 to CG per cent on tho ninount of net Incomo In oxcvh of $1,000, 000. Kor the Information of Iaxpuy6ra In flllnc their return thorn hn been prepared by thu bureau of Internal revenue n aerh) of short afticlea on tho Income tax law nnd 1920 regu lations, thn first of which will appear on January 3. Krrom haretoforo mudo hnvo lieun noted, nnd tho tax payer I told how thl year they may hu avoided. Whllo In n rotrospoctlvn mood, In hi office In tho Klrat Htatu & Hav ing hank today, Captain J. W. Sloi men shed some Intorcitlnr llcht upon earlier effort to strike oil In thl vicinity. Wull along In 191C, said tho can- lain, J T, Huberts, K. v. Ilobort, J O llamnkur, and I'M Wolfe, farm ur of I'oo valley, found what they considered Infallible evidences of oil, nnd accordlnly they began to drill with a llttlo lx-luch machlno. Thl drilling was dono on tho Mcachnn place In I'oo alloy At Interval. when theso worthy farmor woro not busy, thoy pursued their drllllnc or oration. T Their work wa handlcatined. how pver, by u lack of fund, a clrctun atanco not unusual In other nlacc whero oil wa afterunrd found In grtat auantltles. At any rate, lack ing capital, they Interested Captain J. Slnmcn. Tho captain Inves tigated tho proposition carefully, and wa Instrumental In organizing a company, which they named tho Ixist Illver Mining A Prospecting company J T tlobort wa elected president, and Captain Hlcmcn wa elected secretary-treasurer. Fortified with tho necessary cash. procured hy tho captain tho com pany continued to drill, cvontuilly reaching a depth of COO or moro foot. Oil, tho drillers claimed, wa found at n depth of HO feet, oil substance having been taken from tho cnblo. Somewhat dubious, hut not dls- rouragod. tho company continued to drill, until finally the drilling tools, tnia'criuato for the' purpoio, actual. ly stuck In thn well. Drllllnc oimr- ntlona were then discontinued. Tho "l.ost nivor Mlnlnc & Pros- peeling company." organlxod by tho flvo men named on January 24. 1917. I still In oxlstcnce, and Captain Sle League Session Has Few Matters Left to Consider (Ily Associated Press) (1I;NBVA. Hoc. 17 Alh.nl. .. rfinriPII lllinrn 0'0C,Pd a member of tho leaguo of rlln rlli III uliDnrSr llon" by tho "",c'"UIJr tJr. din UIILIUI1 nillllLUfCrenC0" ,,elwccn tho council of the jleaguo and the assembly rogardlng (Ily Associated Pro) mandate, wore before the assembly. WASHINGTON. Dee. 17 Renn. Waposal of thl question, nctlon on nnd houso leader today practically m mo J1"" 'or member OKrnerl in a rn.f.,, .ln,l, and decision rclatlvo to the 1,," 'l0u ""''""t wero all that romalned to bo disposed of during this sei- IIWIFIIIS PLACE OF NEED agreed to a conference on for tho enactment of an emergency tarui meaauro to orvo aa an embar go against Importation of fnVelcn goods. Wheat, cotton, wool. bean. nnt. too, livestock and meat nrn thn principal product affected. It I bolloved tho restrict! e meas ure should bo enforced for ono year, Benato leader advocated a flat nm. hargo, whllo house members favored a high tariff. slon of the assembly. Tho application of Azerbaijan, tho Ukraine and Mchensteln for mem. bcrshlp wero rejected. in dim t -.-... Luom moiu . nun I UDtW BUILDING DREDCE BOILER EXPLODES,' FOUR iiur n in 1 J UIIL, IIUIII Following precedent laid down hv Judge Campbell, who took possession of the circuit courtroom In tho Main street courthouso for tho Ingersoll trial, Judge D. V. Kuykendall today I n process of moving his chamber from the old Into the new courthouse. The office of the circuit clerk will also be moved, with thn mnri record. Llttlo furnlturo had been mover! today but It wa announced that tbo plan to movo had been definitely de. elded and tho circuit court would take possession of the new quarters at onco. 366,433 emigrant ullcns left the United Hlates fnr Kurono. causlnr n .decrease In alien population of 10.. - - " ... ua.-....,.v. .. ,',.. I, UlII- 38. Immigrant alien admitted from men .iia. , ,v, I..-- -. i.. . . "- .. n.H.n .1UV ..V I.W1U IIUl WOl Asia numbered 17. GOG nini umirr.nin.ni, ..- .... . . ' "- III III" noil, nuu lliojr UCKIII alien departing for Aaln numbered drilling operations there sometime -". irnTiiiK an excess ot aim. Jwltlx a bettor rig. Tho four other Resumption of Immigration on u .m.mi,.,. n n. ,...,..... . .,m largn scaln and efforts to denari nllnn r..i.iin nn n,.t. ... .. . .-... ..-..,,,..,.,, ,h ull t..v, imuia iicui null, anarchist mado thn last fiscal year and sharo Captain Siemens-optimism thn busiest of any since the Inaug- In regard to tho prospect there. umiiun 01 mi) immigration service." This, anl.l thn cnnlnln wn. fhn the roport say, "with lndlc!iilon'iir.i attnn m.,1. tn .i-it n .- 1 mil lire-war imm grai Oil r cure 'rniiniv Meet to Plan Aid for Europe's Starving Children would bo outdistanced unless affect ed hy lawn of this or other coun tries," "Chlneso Immigration." tho renort continues, "shows an Increaao over Hcforrlnc to tho alto of n resent drilling operations. Captain Siemens said that tho Manning ranch refer red to Is tho property of J. W. Man ning, father of Jay and Hornco Man tho preceding yoar. the number of nlng. and that tho old gentlonan Is admissions having risen from' 3340 ImnVlnrr hi. hnmn hr.. win, ,i, n,. coming for pormaiumt resldenen In mer iviv to -iiiiio in 1920. theso. figures OAMFOKXIA MAN AND IIO.VAN'M (Jlltl, WKD Tho dlaldwln hotel' was the scone of a quiet wedding Wednosday at 7 o'clock when Mis Ileulah Kdwards became tho bride of Newton I). Gleg er. Tho coremony which waa porform ed by'lhe'llev. K. P. Lawrence, waa -witnessed by only a few fr'lends and relatives of the bride. Mis 'Edwards wan one of the most popular young ladles In tho Ilonariju district having mado hor homo thero 'for novoral years. Mr. Olegor whoso homo Is In Httrllng City, California, I 'employed by the Diamond Match company. The young peoplo will mako Itaolr homo In Storljng City, J MAitKJrr nra-our POHTLAND,k Doc. 17. Livestock steady; eggs lowor, buying prlco 66 and G8 cents, candled 02 and 64 .cents, selects 60 and 68. , not Including nllons of tho Chlneae raco granted transient privilege Of thn cltliou class nt Chlneso persons thero wero admitted In all, 1881, of whom 897 wero of nntlvo birth, 8-13 wero born abroad of native born parent nnd 141 wero foreign horn wives of American citizen of Chlnosn raco. "Immigration from Japan to tho continent of thn United States shows an Incruaso of 13 por cent oor thai preceding fiscal year, whllo Hint to Hawaii show n decrenao of 6 ner cont, the admissions In figures holng 12,868 to tho mainland and 33t)C to Hawaii as against 11.404 and 3500. respectively, In 1919. 'An stated In thn. last annual ro port, tho practice then obtaining as to tho admission of nroxy bride as alleged brides of Japanese In this country was not satisfactory to (ho department and the result was a pew- rule- which promised a solution of tho question, Contrary to thla ex pectation the number of arrivals of such wives Increased from 3189 In 1919 to 3816 In 1920. This tendency caused continued study of tho, sub Joel. Flnafty Japan, flxod byocroo, tho 39th of.Fobruary of this year. the last day upon which passports would bo Issued to socalled nroxv brides and an tho holdors of audi documents had six months In which In nnntv fnr nntrv. ftnntnmher 1 1090 -w .".- --' "-., .-. -.-... , -v-v, saw the end of thla nyatom Constabulary Riot In Manila Takes Toll of II Lives (Ily Associated Press) MANILA. P. I. Doc. 17. Kntlro thuiconstabulary garrison hero was dis armed unit arrested, and complaints prepared for tho prosecution of 78 constabulary soldlors who participa ted In n riot Wednesday, resulting In tho death of four Americans nnd sovon Filipinos. Tho riot "resulted from III fooling between tho constau- Inry uud police. Ameetlng of tho men and women who took nn actle part In the vnr lous war relief drives, Itcd Cross and Llborty loan drl-es waa ralleH fnr o'clock this afternoon In tho base ment of tho Presbyterian church, for tho purposn of forming a European relief committee. W C. Hardlnc. as sociate state director of European re lief committee. Is her efrom Iloso- bllrjT tO meet With thn Inenl nnntj and" to help organlzo tho work. nov. E. p. I,awronco aald today that an effrot was to be made by thoso In chargo of Armenian rollet to Include It In tho drive to bo mode soon for the European relief. (Hy Associated Press) SOUTH IJEND. Wash.. Dee.. 17 Three mon and one girl woro killed and ono man was Injured last night wnon tno dredge. Deavor. of Astor ia, engaged In diking the McGowan ranch at the mouth of the North rlv- fur, blow up ond was destroyed. The dead are: KAHLK ClIltUiTKNKKV. of Port. land. Ore. FltANK I1KII.NKK, Aatorla. BLANCH-: IIK1LNKE. dauchter of Frank Dehnke, Astoria. JOILV JAKVK, Astoria. Fred Welch of Ilwaco. Washlnc ton, was seriously Injured but will recover. Tbo body of Miss Uchnkn wa blown Into tho river and waa not re covered for nearly an hour. Tractor Expert Will Have Charge of Demonstrations PltKKIDKXT HUYH HOME WA8HINOTO.V. Dec. 17 Thn purchase by President Wilson of thn formor home of Henry P. Falrbanka hero Is announced. It Is to be tho permanent homo of the Wilson fam ily after next March 4. Tho price Is reported to have been about S1G0.- 000. KKI.OXV CliAUNK IX AXTI-STIMKK Itll.l, "Tho graritlng of nns'si'iortH tinder the'gentlomon'a agroemont. with' 'tho exception montloned, will continue as heretoforo by Janan. Tho Immla-ra- tlon servlco finds difficulty In meet (By Associated -Press) WASHINQTON. Dec. 17. Tho Polndoxter antl-strlko bill was pass ed yesterday by tho senato without dobato or record vote. The measure which now goes to the, houso, pro vldes that Interference with Intor state commerce shall bo felony. Japan ondoavor to Impose not only on tho United States, but sometimes also upon their own covnrnment. Japaneso laborers are allowed to ep tar Moxlco and somo Control and South Amorlcan countrlos upon pre sentation of- passports issued by Ja pan limiting to one of such countrlos. the holders thoro of no( being on- titled to admission thereon, to the United States. Notwithstanding this Inhibition Japanese find their way Into Mexico and aurrentlously or through smuggling devices cntor or lug the situation when subjects ot 'attempt to enter this country, Last night witnessed n continu ance ot tho satisfactory patronage which hns been accorded tho batiar helng glvon by tho ladles ot 8acred Heart parish In Scandinavian hnll. the doll, apron, fancy work, and can dy booths doing what the ladles say was an "enormous" buslnoss. The fish pond and tho punch bowl Drov ed to bo Immensoly popular also, and tne rummage table waa well patron ized. Summed un. there wero nlantv of chofco articles for sale and (hero wore lots ot people thero to buy them. , Afternoon tea was served to a large number, and the autoplano said by Earl Shepherd the seller-to be the aenve of musical perfection, holped to make tbo attornoon and evening still more ploasnnt. Salad ami tea la helm? umil M afternoon, and will also be served tomorrow atternoou. Or course thero will bo dancing on tonight and to morrow night, too. The sate of fancy work will bo continued until tomorrow There were amusement features galore, and the Interest will bo kept up until the- door close tomorrow- night. Demonstratlona of tho work which' can be performed by tractors will be :one of tho big features of tne farmers school which win h held every day next week at the hlch school. F. E, Kennon of Stockton. California, will be present 'dally at demonstrations, and anyone owning a tractor is assured of an opportunity to learn something which will bo helpful to htm. Moving pictures will bo used to show the work done bv tractors In the logging Industry. Leon B. Kennolls, of Portland. will assist Mr. McKomon, and will give especial attention to tho sub jects which worry every owner ot a tractor or truck. Locating motor truble." will bo the subject Monday evening. On Wed nesday the care and repair of bear ings nnd valves will bo discussed. Thursday will be devoted to the sub ject of Ignition. All farmers are requested to brine In their tractor problems, and also any of tbo-small parts of their trac tors which mny be glvlnr trouble. Tho trouble! will hn Inenlml nn,l tho remedies suggested. Thoso who at Itnnfl IIia.a mMAlln.. n a ... A.l ... ... present at tho first one. as It will bo ono ot tho most Important of the series. Crowds Continue to Throntr Bazaar Rnnfh Nlohtl tond lhcse m!CllnK ro urged to be Ideally located, Ideally arranged. spacious, and possessing all the es sentials necessary to mako It a fav orite with the public, tho Scandinav ian ball has made its bow to tho peoplo of Klamath Palls. Tho first floor, especially design ed for dancing nnd other functlong of similar nature Is 62x100 feet, thus afordlng floor apaco that Is not nt. coodod by any hall In the city. An orchestra stnnd, circular In shape. now occupies tho center of tho floor, but It stands upon rollers and can bo moved about at will. Adjoining tho dance hall are two. anto rooms; one for ladles nnd ono for gentleman. Doth will contain all the appointments necessary for thn comfort of nil who have occasion to uso them. A box office will bo Installed in tho hall midway between the doors ot tho front entrance. A lodge room, 28xG0 feet occupies the front of the second floor.. Thu. room Is well lighted and wilt be ade quately furnished, fa the rear on tho second floor Is another lodgo room of tho same size as the one In front. Adjoining these rooms are anto rooms. On the Ninth street side of tho building, upstairs. Is tbo banquet room, the dimensions ot which ara 50x28 feet. Adjoining the bannW room is a commodious kitchen, which, when not used for cullnerr purposes can be converted Into show er baths. In one corner of thn klteh. en, io be exact. 1Tb "basement, which Is trot finish ed, will be made Into a roller skat. ing rink, and tbo-proprietors" of tho ' rink: will throw It open to the public before long. Going back to the main floor. 12 Seattle perfecting lights are ar ranged in two rows, from the front to tho rear, and an abundance of light will be available for night time functions. This hall was built by the Scan dinavian Society Odin, this society having been organized on January 1 of this year. John Thorsen waa elected president of the society, A. M. Melby, secretary; and Algot Wesf man, Axel Beckstrom, and Conrad Rlckeron. with Mr. Thorson, com pose the board of directors. The so ciety Is organized under state laws, and stock was sold only to tho ex tent necessary to permit building operations to proceed. Tho approxi mate cost ot tho building Is $40,000. There are a few flnlshlnr touch es yet to be applied to tho building, but even their absence will not In terfere with tho big. free opening danco which will ,be given next Thursday night. Everybody Is Invi ted to be present at this dance no charge will be mado for admission Tho dancing committee. Tom Elde. Algot Westman, and S. Walden, an nounce that dances will be given un der their supervision oach Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday night. WJIKAT CHOP AVKHAOKS WELL WITH OTHKIt YK.UW (Ily Associated Press) WASHINGTON. Dec. 17. Tho area sown to wintor wheat this fall waa 40,606,000 acres, which Is 2.8 por cent leu than tho area sown last year. The condition ot the winter wheat crop on December 1 waa 87.9 normal, compared with the average of the past ten years. Phonograph Fund. Keeps on browing Donations In thla morning's mall rnlsod tho county Infirmary phono graph, fund from $165 to $182, re ported J. 1 1. Short this morning. While n few moro dollars will do the trick, don't wait tor tho other fellow to bridge tho deficit. The lasc dollar Is more essential than the first. Who'll take the credit for sub- scr(blng It "The fund will be placed In the hands ot a capabale committee, who will purchase tho machine. Christmas Boxing Bout Called Off Thore will bo no boxing exhibition nt Chiloqulr. Christmas night, said Dobblo Wagner, promoter ot the schoduled contest, Walter O. West. auperlntendent of the Klamath reser- Ivanon reiuseu permission to nom the bouts In federal territory. The superintendent based his re fusal on the grqund that formor bouts bad attracted undesirable characters, including bootleggera who sold wnisgy to Indians. Mr. West said, according to Wag ner, that fights In themselves, wero not objectionable and fighters were personally blamless. but thut cath- erlng of such crowds was naturally the signal tor lawless persons to ply an illicit liquor trade among the In diana. Thn lirnninfni- IntArvfnwnrf Mnvnr Struble with tho hope that the exhi bition might be held here, but the mayor refused to appoint a boxing) commission and Wagner today an nounced that be had decided to call 'the affair entirely off.