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Herald and News,
Fire destroys auto company in
Lakeview (Collins Chevrolet), Jan. 1, 1960, p1.
Tomahawk ski facilities in operation,
Jan. 1, 1960, p3A.
Father and son meet (photo, Charles
A. McFarlan, Charles D. McFarlan), Jan. 1, 1960,
New site selected for OIT (photo,
Gordon Trapp, Jack Hunderup, H.A. Bork, Winston
Purvine), Jan. 1, 1960, p5B.
New look in school sports program
(photo, Jim Johnson), Jan. 1, 1960, p3B.
West Coast Airlines replaces United
Air Lines, July 31, Seattle to San Francisco
circuit, (photo, Mayor Lawrence Slayter, George
Pomeroy, Sally Foley) Jan. 1, 1960,p5B.
Esquire Theater repaired due to wind
damage (photo), Jan. 1, 1960, p5B
Train trestle across Lake Ewauna
damaged by fire (photo), Jan. 1 1960, p6B.
Payless Drug (main street branch)
suffers fire damage, Sunday, May 24, (photo), Jan. 1
Dick B. Miller Oldsmobile dealership
damaged by fire, (photo), Jan. 1, 1960, p7B
McCollum Lumber Company, South Sixth
and East Main, destroyed by fire, (photo), Jan. 1,
F-101 Voodoos replace F-86 Sabers at
Kingsley Field, Thursday, May 28, (photo), Jan. 1,
Newly appointed county officials
(photo, Charlie Mack, Frank Ganong), Jan 1 1960,
Johns-Manville plant officially
opened, Tuesday, June 30, (photo, Governor Mark
Hatfield, Herald and News publisher Frank Jenkins,
J-M President A. R. Fisher), Jan1, 1960, p7B.
J. F. Kennedy visits Oregon, Jan. 4,
Burt Elliot Hawkins dies at Hillside
Hospital, age 84 (hospital is now Klamath Christian
Center, located on Alameda Bypass), Jan. 4, 1960,
Obsolete terminal building (Kingsley
Field AFB) to be destroyed, (photo), Jan. 5, 1960,
County judges to be chosen by voters,
Jan. 6, 1960, p1.
Updating of Civil Defense procedures,
(photo, Malcolm H. MacEwen, Joe Searles), Jan. 6,
Globetrotters appear at Pelican Court
(Klamath Union High School), (photo, J. C. Gipson),
Jan. 6, 1960, p12.
“State of the Union” address by
President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Jan. 7, 1960, p1A.
Three advisors from Klamath County
named to Governor’s board on Indian affairs, Jan. 7,
Fatal auto accident on Hwy 97 at
Algoma. Charles Edward Rutherford, Eugene (photo),
Jan. 8, 1960, p1.
Special film to be shown at the Tower
Theater, The Amazing Transparent Man, Jan. 8, 1960,
New display at Klamath County Museum
for Fort Klamath relics, (photo, Carole Gervais,
secretary to curator Ben Swartz),Jan. 10, 1960,
Funeral services for Anna Rogers
(1885-1960) (photo) Jan. 10, 1960, p1A.
Proposed park site at Copco Lake
(photos), Jan. 10, 1960, p2-3.
Planned, four year study for control
of mosquitoes, Jan 11, 1960, p7.
Conversion of Klamath Auditorium to
civic recreation center (present location of Klamath
County Museum), (photo), Jan. 12, 1960, p1.
Police chief, Charles Howard,
examines Gospel Mission’s registry for drunks,
vagrants, (photo of chief Howard), Jan. 12, 1960,
$5,000 Weyerhaeuser donation towards
OTI campus site, (photo, J. B. Bishop, Weyerhaeuser
Co. manager; Vern Owens, fund chairman), Jan
Contract for Winnemucca-to-the-Sea
highway, Jan. 13, 1960, p1A.
City may assume control of old Hwy 97
( 9th street to Oregon Ave. to Biehn
St.), Jan. 13, 1960, p4A.
Barbara Olson voted Miss March of
Dimes, Jan. 13, 1960, p4A.
Dr. John Waterman, head of the mental
health section, addresses Klamath Advisory Council,
Jan.13, 1960, p2B.
Miss March of Dimes, Barbara Olson,
(photo), Jan. 13, 1960, p1A.
Outstanding Citizenship Awards
(United Fund), (photo, Pat Kossman, Jack Grewell,
Mrs. Fred Miller, Ruby Sheridan, Gene Yadon, Gilbert
Morey, Jim Arnold, Fritz Hahn), Jan. 14, 1960, p1A.
Ron Phair, owner of Big Y Market,
becomes president of United Fund, (photo, Chuck
Burman, Ron Phair, Leo Molatore, Marie Chamberlain),
Jan 14, 1960, p4A.
Oregon Technical Institute receives
$10,000 worth of equipment for its Auto-Diesel
division, Jan. 14, 1960, p12A.
Tearing down of control tower at
Kingsley Field by Gospel Mission, (photo), Jan. 14,
Ed Sployd, renter at the Baldwin
Hotel, wills $42,000 to Father Flanagan’s Boys’ Town
(photo), Jan. 15, 1960, p1A.
Comments from outgoing United Fund
president, Paul F. Cruikshank, (photo), Jan. 15,
Wood River Valley pioneer (Fort
Klamath), John G. Stuart, dies at the age of 91,
(photo), Jan. 15, 1960, p4A.
Overhauled natatorium forces KUHS
swimmers to YMCA until project complete, (photo),
Jan. 18, 1960, p1.
GOP chairman, Peter M. Gunnar to
speak at Winema Hotel on Jan. 21, (photo), Jan. 18,
Globetrotters appear at Pelican
Court, Klamath Union High School, (photo), Jan. 18,
John Kerbow, state representative for
Klamath County, will not run a third term, (photo),
Jan. 19, 1960, p1.
KUHS students collect for March Of
Dimes, (photo), Jan 20, 1960, p1A.
Airman First Class John William
Carswell is convicted of possession of marijuana,
Judge David R. Vandenberg presiding, Jan. 20, 1960,
Klamath Falls realtor, E. M. Chilcote,
speaks to members and guests of the Klamath County
Historical Society, Jan. 20, 1960, p9A.
Dr. H. M. Amsberry is named 1960
heart fund chairman for Klamath County, (photo),
Jan. 20, 1960, p10A.
Hospital Survey Board of Governors
complete fund drive for survey of Klamath Basin
hospital needs, (photo, Rev. Robert Groves, Loren
Palmerson, Bob Mest, Greer Draw, Lemire, Ed Geary),
Jan. 21, 1960, p1A.
Books dealing with Oregon history and
available from the Klamath County Museum, Bernard
Swartz, curator, Jan. 21, 1960, p3A.
20% rate hike sought by Oregon Water
Corporation, opposed by city manager G. S. Vergeer,
Jan. 21, 1960, p3A.
Carrol Howe, supervisor of county
schools, resigns, (photo), Jan. 22, 1960, p1.
YMCA membership drive begins, (photo
of Ross Ragland), Jan. 25, 1960, p1.
97 Trailer Park, one mile south of
Klamath Falls, bought by Mr. And Mrs. D. A. Pitts,
(photo), Jan 25, 1960, p7.
Richfield service station operators
honored, Jan. 25, 1960, p7.
Potato grower, 9 year old Steven
Swisher, wins contest, (photo), Jan. 26, 1960, p1.
Dale “Snuffy” Smith, candidate for
County Sheriff, (photo), Jan. 26, 1960, p1.
Sacred Heart Academy annex, (photo),
Jan. 26, 1960, p1.
Klamath Sheriff’s Posse, (photo, Vane
Caley, Joe A. Jones, Tom McGaughey, Ralph Utley),
Jan. 26, 1960, p2.
Sacred Heart Academy annex opened,
(photo), Jan. 27, 1960, p4A.
A1C John William Carswell, 22,
sentenced to three years in prison, Jan. 27, 1960,
Market Basket stores (2) garner $130
for March of Dimes, (photo, Barbara Olson, Bob
Anderson, Melvin Loy), Jan. 27, 1960, p12A.
Drawing of Captain Jack presented to
museum at Lava Beds, (photo, Buddy Crim, Irvin
Kerr), Jan. 28, 1960, p1A.
Street renovation, repair after
construction of South Suburban Sanitary District’s
sewer system, Jan. 28, 1960, p1A.
Courtroom enlarged, Klamath County
Courthouse, Jan. 28, 1960, p4B.
New computing maching in assessors
office, Jan. 29, 1960, p2A.
Shippington log ponds, (photo), Jan.
31, 1960, p2.
Howard R. Perrin, architect, moves to
1415 Esplanade, (photo), Jan. 31, 1960, p3.
Vaclav Kalina, Republican candidate
for county commissioner, (photo), Feb. 1, 1960, p1.
BigY Market, 4710 South Sixth Street,
sold, (photo, Ronald E. Phair, Jack Hallmark, Dick
Howard, W. C. Clark), Feb. 1, 1960, p5.
Robert Starbuck joins architectural
firm, Williams Building, (photo, Robert Starbuck,
Murdo Morrison, John Howard), Feb 5, 1960, p8.
John M. Smith files for election as
State Representative, (photo), Feb. 7, 1960, p1A.
Klamath County Junior Historical
Society hosts Klamath County Historical Society at
Fremont School (photo, Mrs Buena Stone, Tamia
Mitchell, Leo Jocks, Leslie Currin, Pam Nelson),
Feb. 7, 1960, p3A.
Indian relics recovered from Lower
Klamath Lake, displayed at Klamath County Museum,
(photo, Carol Gervais with skull), Feb. 7, 1960,
Survival training for Kingsley Field
aircrews, (photos), Feb. 7, 1960, p2.
Frank F. Ganong files for re-election
, (photo), Feb. 8, 1960, p1.
New street department building OK’d
by city council (site of Ewauna Box Factory), Feb.
9, 1960, p1.
Paul F.Cruikshank honored, (photo),
Feb. 10, 1960, p1A.
Solon Obil Shattuck, soldier and
homesteader at Fort Klamath, 1873-1915, (photos),
Feb. 10, 1960, p8A.
Federal National Defense Act angers
city budgeters, Feb. 10, 1960, p4B.
Klamath Reservation Jaycees seek new
queen for 1960 National Invitational All-Indian
Basketball Tournament, (photo), Feb. 10,1960, p7B.
Expansion of Courthouse, third floor,
completed, Feb. 11, 1960, p6A.
New terminal building at Kingsley
Field open to public, Feb. 11, 1960, p6A.
Klamath Auditorium (present Klamath
County Museum) board of directors OK use as a
community center, Feb. 11, 1960, p6A.
Aviation pioneers honored by Oregon
Pilots Association, Satellite Restaurant, new
terminal building at Kingsley Field AFB, (photo),
Feb. 12, 1960, p1A.
Street crossing, West Side Bypass
terminus on Main Street, (photo, Adam Wilkinson,
Laurie Hardenbrook, Trudie Foster), Feb. 14, 1960,
Solon Obil Shattuck, Fort Klamath
soldier and homesteader, concluding story, Feb. 14,
Central Fire Station, Broad Street,
(photos, Ralph Edwards, Jack Culley, Jim Brown, M.
F. Shreeves, Roy Rowe, George Gheller, Alen Houchins,
Kenneth Free), Feb. 14, 1960, p4.
Benefit dance at Fort Klamath nets
$22, Feb 15, 1960, p3.
Bids invited for construction of
Falcon Heights Elementary School, Feb. 15, 1960, p4.
Washburn Way residents complain of
paving assessments, Feb. 16, 1960, p4.
George Flitcraft files as candidate
for state representative, (photo), Feb. 17, 1960,
New National Guard Armory opens at
2501 Shasta Way, Feb. 17, 1960, p4A.
Truant pupil arrested, Feb. 18,
Ex-county school chief candidate for
Legislature (photo, Carrol Howe), Feb. 19, 1960, 1A.
Mrs. Anna May Copperfield,
granddaughter of Winema (Toby Riddle) turns 78,
Feb.19, 1960, p1A.
Mayor Lawrence Slater proclaims Feb.
21 as National Guard Muster Day, Feb. 19, 1960, p4A.
Art gallery To Open Doors Next Week,
Feb. 21, 1960, P2 (of magazine)
Museum Seeks Donations, Basin History
Information, Feb. 22, 1960, p5
County Court Post Sought By KF
Roofer, Cecil Fitzgerald, Feb. 23, 1960,p1
Incumbent Charlie DeLap Files Again,
Feb 23, 1960,p1
KF Evangelist Candidate For Mother Of
The Year, Caroline Marie Timms, Feb. 23, p3
South Suburban Sanitary District
Problems Discussed, Feb. 24, 1960, p1A
Second Demo Files Entry In Judge
Race, William A. Creswell, Feb. 25, 1960,P1A
Suburban Sanitary District: Public
Roads, Feb. 25, 1960, P 1A
Suburbanite Who’s Mad, Seeks Post, as
County Commissioner, George Overmire, Feb. 26, 1960,
Street Repair Questions Lead To
District Office, South Suburban Sanitary District,
Feb.26, 1960 P2A
Payment Due On June1; Special Tax
Levy Likely, South Suburban Sanitary District, Feb.
28, 1960, P4B
District Blames Planning; Cites Money
Saved on Sale of Bonds, South Suburban Sanitary
District, Feb 29, 1960, P2
Agency Lake Resort Area Planned By
Group From MW, Mar. 2, 1960, P1
Businessman Desires Post As Assessor,
T. C. Griggs, Mar. 3, 1960, P1A
Judge David R. Vandenberg, (photo),
Mar. 3, 1960, p1A.
Increase in Klamath Union High School
budget, Mar 3, 1960, P1A.
Armco Drainage and Metal Products
Inc. locates in Klamath Falls, on Broad Street, Mar.
3, 1960, P3A.
322nd FIS, Kingsley Field,
hosts AFROTC, Mar. 3, 1960, p5A.
Mayor Lawrence Slater signs
proclamation (photo, L. Slater, Mrs. Frank Peyton),
Mar. 3, 1960, p9A.
Montgomery Ward exhibit at Klamath
Basin Home Show, (photo), Mar. 3, 1960, p3B.
Judge Charles H. Foster, Lakeview,
temporarily fills local circuit court position,
(photo), Mar. 3, 1960, p9B.
Fresh snow at Tomahawk and Shasta ski
bowls, Mar. 4, 1960, p1.
Winners, American Legion Auxillary
Essay Contest, (photo, Lewis Rickey, Robert Amberg,
Richard Steinboch, Carmelle Hartin, Patti Probst,
Judy Angstead), Mar. 4, 1960, p1.
Willard Ostlund joins Klamath County
Health Department, (photo), Mar. 4, 1960, p2.
Deputy Dale Mattoon resigns (photo),
Mar. 4, 1960, p4.
Elvis Presley leaves military, Mar.
4, 1960, p5.
Mrs. Birdie Burk, pioneer, (photo),
Mar. 4, 1960, p7.
Statistical survey at Klamath Valley
Hospital, Mar. 4, 1960, p7,
Open house at Sacred Heart High
School, (photos), Mar. 4, 1960, p9.
General Curtis R Low leaves Kingsley
Field for new assignment, (photo, Gen. Low, Capt.
Ray Royse, Lt. Col. Wilson Edwards), Mar. 6, 1960,
Walter H. Turner, Democrat, candidate
for state representative, (photo), Mar. 6, 1960,
Dale Mattoon, Republican, candidate
for sheriff, Mar. 6, 1960, p1A.
Politicians answer students’
questions, (photo, Floyd Wynne, Frank Ganong, Mrs.
Olive Cornett, Lawrence Slater, Harry Boivin), Mar.
6, 1960, p2A.
Klamath County Fair Board answers
questions/ complaints from local amateur
organizations, Mar. 6, 1960, p4A.
1935 Klamath Union High School
graduate, Commander Dean M. French, USN, assigned to
Pentagon, (photo, Com. French, Admiral R. L. Swart,
Admiral E. W. Clexton), Mar. 6, 1960, p7A.
Fort Klamath Ski Tournament, 1927-
1938, (photos), Mar. 6, 1960, p 2-3.
Questions answered by college
administrators, (photos, Dr.Dan Poling, Dr. Francis
Nickerson, Vernon Parkhurst, Robert Smith, Hugh
Simpson), Mar. 7, 1960, p10.
Local thief, “Safeway Bandit”
receives life imprisonment, Mar. 8, 1960, p1.
Red Cross blood drive, (photo), Mar.
8 1960, p5.
“Indian Days To Modern Ways”
presentation given by Reservation Discussion Group
at Fremont School (High Street), (photo, Henry
Cole), Mar. 9, 1960, p1A.
Klamath Basin irrigation assessment,
U. S. Department of Agriculture, Mar. 9, 1960, p1A.
Gene Favell, Kiwanis president,
(photo), Mar. 9, 1960, p12A.
Fred Calfee, Democrat, campains for
sheriff, (photo), Mar. 10, 1960, p1A.
Klamath Union High School Concert
Band plays at Mills School Auditorium, (photo),
Mar. 10, 1960, p4A.
Census takers’ exams given at Klamath
County Fairgrounds, Mar. 10, 1960, p4A.
“Indian Days to Modern Ways” funds
placed in escrow for proposed hospital, Mar. 10,
Al Vincze, Republican, candidate for
county judge, (photo), Mar. 11, 1960, p1A.
W. R. Evans, Democrat, candidate for
county judge, (photo), Mar. 11, 1960, p1A.
Bids received for construction of
Falcon Heights Elementary School, Kingsley Field
AFB, Mar. 11, 1960, p4A.
Ground fracture at Clear Lake causes
concern, (photo), Mar. 13, 1960, p1A.
Ronald E. Phair, Republican,
candidate for U.S. Congress, (photo), Mar. 13, 1960,
Gene’s Men and Boy’s Wear (Sixth and
Main Streets), (photo, Gene Favell), mar. 13, 1960,
Gold scales discovered in vault at
First Western Bank of Dorris, California, (photo,
William G. Hagelstein with scales), Mar. 13, 1960,
Walls of Farm Bureau office, 4645
South 6th, receives mural, (photo, Sydney
Kerns), <ar. 14, 1960, p1.
Local Civil Defense connects to
national network, (photo, Buster Gordon), Mar. 15,
Klamath County Museum releases
research paper on Modoc- Klamath Indians, circa
Modoc War, Mar. 15, 1960, p4.
Modoc Lumber Company buys city
property, south of overpass, Mar. 15, 1960, p4.
Death of Effie Pearl Frain, wife of
Wren Frain (son of Martin Frain), 1881-1960. Mar.
16, 1960, p4A.
Chest X-ray survey for Klamath
County, (photo, Dr. Ambrose Churchill, Max Braden,
Del Hansen, Dr. Seth Kerron), Mar. 17, 1960, p1A.
Ramona Soto, 16, chosen as Queen of
All Indian Basketball Tournament, (photo), Mar. 17,
First part of a 2- part story on the
pioneer family of John Loosely, Fort Klamath,
(photo), Mar. 17, 1960, p2A.
Klamath County engineer, Jack
Kolinoski, receives detailed road maps from State
Highway Commission, (photo), Mar. 18,1960, p1A.
Klamath Nation, All Indian Basketball
Tournament, in semi-finals, Mar. 18, 1960, p2B.
New airport terminal, replacing WW II
tower, to be dedicated, Kingsley Field AFB,
(photos), Mar. 18, 1960, p4B.
New addition to Klamath Falls Gospel
Mission nearly complete, Mar. 20, 1960, p2A.
Part two of John Loosely story, Fort
Klamath pioneer family story, (photo), Mar. 20,
YMCA children visit F-101B Voodoos at
Kingsley Field, (photo), Mar. 20, 1960, p7A.
Airport Terminal Building formally
dedicated, (photo), Mar. 20, 1960, p6A
Earl Kerns cattle operation on Keno
Road, (photos), Mar. 20, 1960, p1-3, 7
Bronze Plaque dedicating Klamath
Falls Terminal Building, (photo, Mayor Lawrence
Slater), Mar. 21, 1960, p1.
Montage photograph of Main Street,
Klamath Falls, Oregon, Mar. 22, 1960, p1.
Explosion in Bly destroyes Bly
Garage, Hwy 66, (photo), Mar. 22, 1960, p4.
Bill Hawley records a perfect 300
game at Lucky Lanes Bowling Alley [South 6th
and Altamont], (photo) Mar. 22, 1960, p9.
Klamath Kamera and News Center, 1004
Mainstreet, Klamath Falls, Oregon, (photo, George
and Hazel DuPont), Mar. 23, 1960, p5A.
Accident on Hwy 66 near Bonanza, Mar.
23, 1960, p4A.
Youth Center opens in Dorris, Calif,
(photos), Mar. 24, 1960, p1A.
Book writer, Merryle S. Rukeyser, to
speak to Knife and Fork Club at Willard Hotel,
(photo), Mar. 24, 1960, p2A.
Teacher/artist, Lois Takach, to
display artwork at Klamath Art Gallery in Maple
Park, (photo), Mar. 24, 1960, p8A.
Wristwatch won following airport
terminal dedication, donated by Beach’s Jewelers,
834 Mainstreet, (photo, Bob Beach, Eddie Gordon
others), Mar. 24, 1960, p3D.
Dance celebration planned for 10th
anniversary of Yacht Club club house, (photo, Louis
Bath, Estelline O’Harra, Helen Yahraus), Mar. 24,
Ken Jensen Circus to appear at
Klamath Auditorium, Mar. 25, 1960, p1A.
81 year old clergyman, Albert
Broyles, guards crosswalk at Mills School, (photo),
Mar. 25, 1960, p2A.
Barbershop Quartet to be at Mills
School Auditorium, tickets sold at Derby’s Music Co.
(photo), Mar. 27, 1960, p1A.
Klamath County Welfare Commission
asks State Public Welfare Commission for money,
request denied, Mar. 27, 1960, p1A.
New receptionist at Klamath Valley
Hospital, (photo, Mrs. Dorothy Leiker), Mar. 27,
Custodian at Stearns School, (photo,
Robert H. Anderson), Mar. 27, 1960, p4A.
Thirteen pound Rainbow trout caught
off Eagle Ridge, (photo, Ted Albert), Mar. 27, 1960,
Stagecoach at Moore Park returned to
owner, Alfred “Cap” Collier, Mar. 29, 1960, p4.
Road Advisory Committee, led by
Francis “Van” Landrum, charged with developing
county road program, Mar. 30, 1960, p1A.
Roll call of 1960 census takers,
Klamath Basin, Mar. 30, 1960, p1A.
Juvenile study committee to be named
from Women’s Library Club membership, Mrs. Fred
Goeller, chairman, Mar. 30, 1960, p2A.
Robbery at Ole’s Tavern, 1012 Main,
Klamath Falls, Mar. 30, 1960, p4A.
Water safety program, Ella Redkey
instuctor, Mar. 30, 1960, p4A.
Daylight saving time debate, Mar. 30,
Klamath Union High School A Cappella
Choir to perform at Mills School auditorium,
(photo), Mar. 30, 1960, p4B.
Oregon Technical Institute final
annual banquet, (photo, Al Geiss, Sam Henry, Dennis
Potter, Wayne Morrow), Mar. 31, 1960, p1A.
Klamath Falls garage and street
department building [South side of overpass],
(photo), Mar. 31, 1960, p1A.
Klamath Falls native, William Harlan,
remembers, (photo), Mar. 31, 1960, p6A.
Grand Opening of Baker’s Landscape
Nursery, newly located at 6200 South 6th
Street, [old location at 3616 So. 6th
Street], (photo, Mr. And Mrs. Alan Baker), Mar. 31,
Western Oil and Burner exibit at
Klamath Basin Home Show, (photo), Mar. 31, 1960,
New refrigerated warehouse for
Klamath Ice and Storage, 615 Spring Street, (photo,
Ross Ragland, Dan Nabakowski), Mar. 31, 1960, p2C.
Air Traffic Controllers awarded for
exemplary service, 2034-2 AACS Detachment, (photo,
Maj. Gordon R. Wiren, T.Sgt. Buster Blair, S.Sgt
William Blair, A2C. Gary Haskins), Mar. 31, 1960,
A brief history of Klamath Falls
since 1900, Apr. 1, 1960, p7A.
Snow at Kiger Stadium prevents
baseball opener, (photo), Apr. 1, 1960, p1B.
Riverside School,[built in 1910],
(photos, class of 1920; 1921), Reunion of Riverside
School classmates after 42 years, (photos, Paul
Musgrove, Maurice Crystal), Apr. 1, 1960, p5B.
National Library Week, Oregon
Technical Institute, (photo, interior of library),
Apr. 3, 1960, p1A.
Census of 1960 underway, (photos,
Mrs. Richard Podawiltz, LaDonna Governor, Vern
Berry), Apr. 3, 1960, p1A.
Hotel Lakeview [built 1901], Lake
County landmark, remodeled, (photo), Apr. 3, 1960,
Al Keck, (photo), Apr. 3, 1960, p2C.
Riverside School reunion, (photo, J.
A. Biehn, Mildred Lewis Ager, Mrs. Harry Goeller,
Don Golding), Apr. 4, 1960, p1.
Al Schmeck opens real estate office
at 621 Main Street, (photo), Apr. 4, 1960, p2.
Story of Pony Express, (drawings),
Apr. 4, 1960, p3.
Reunion of Riverside School teachers,
(photo, Florence Pielke, Jennie Mills, Ida Grimes,
Jessie Powell, Bertha Hultman, Joyce Barrett), Apr.
4, 1960, p4.
Downtown merchants discuss mall,
invite Lloyd Anderson, U of O, to speak, Apr. 4,
Thirteen students work on Migrant
Ministry Building, Malin, Oregon, (photo), Apr. 5,
‘Hick Day” at Altamont Junior High
School, (photo, Barbara Holston, Tom Day, Cynthia
Crain, Gerry Valentine), Apr. 5, 1960, p1.
Roads Advisory Committee meets to
determine road building policy, Apr. 5, 1960, p4.
Klamath Falls expands city limits-
barely, Apr. 5, 1960, p4.
Seven B-57 bombers arrive at Kingsley
Field, share tarmac with F-101s for training
exercise, (photo), Apr 6, 1960, p1.
Barbershop Quartet to sing at Mills
Auditorium, (photo), Apr. 6, 1960, p1A
Klamath Merchants Association moves
forward on plans for downtown mall, Apr. 7, 1960,
Salesman seeks post on KUHS board
(photo, Steve Walker), April 7, 1960, p1A.
Sacred Heart Academy high school
students earned perfect marks; Rosalie Bartell, Mary
Andrieum, Cecilia Crouse, and Mary Ann McClary, Apr.
First degree murder charge against
Bernard J. Fitzpatrick, accused of stabbing Ralph
Ray Lawson, Apr. 7,1960, p4A.
Neva Phelan, new head of millinery
department of Miller’s Department Store (photo, Neva
Phelan), Apr. 7, 1960, p5A.
20th annual bowling
tournament scheduled tonight a Lucky Lanes (photo of
Mary Bothwell, defending 2 crowns), Apr 7, 1960,
Lakeview Ski Queen Jean Saubert,
winner of Sun Valley-American Legion Junior Ski Meet
(photo), Apr. 7, 1960, p10A.
Robert G. Chidester completed basic
Army officer training, and was commissioned an
infantry first lieutenant (photo), Apr. 7, 1960,
Arbor Day 100 Douglas fir seedlings
planted by Camp Fire Girls in Kiwanis Park (photo of
Stephanie Robin, and Gene Favell), Apr. 8, 1960, p1.
Proceeds from a benefit party
conducted by the Klamath Falls Library Club were
turned over to City Librarian Mrs. Addie Mae Nixon,
by Mrs. H. A. Nitschelm (photo), Apr. 8, 1960, p4A.
Pair author new song. Lyrics written
by Mrs. Gray & Mr. Norton, musical score written by
Glen Fox (photo, Mrs. Don (Juanita) Gray, and Bob
Norton), Apr. 8, 1960, p5A.
Engineer James L. Bainbridge joins
Crater Lake Nation Park as general engineer at
Public Works Department, Apr. 8, 1960, p8A.
Charles McCann, Youth Week pastor
received the key of leadership (photo, Charles
McCann, Dr. F. M. Causey), Apr, 8, 1960, p10A.
These musicians will take part in
cantata to be presented at the First Baptist Church
(photo, Reina Hurlburt, Sandra Nichols, Mrs. Norman
McKeehan, Mrs. George Casey, Nancy Baker and Katy
Warren), Apr 8, 1960, p10A.
Three Chiloquin boys competing for
Southern Oregon Golden Gloves boxing tournament
(photo, Leon Weeks, Martin Ochoa, and
Bob Bjorcas), Apr 8, 1960, p1B.
Special award given to Janice
Friedrich, winner of International Society’s
Citizenship Contest for the Pacific Coast region
(picture), Apr. 8, 1960,p5B.
Robert L. Mason appointed assistant
manager of U.S. National Bank in Klamath Falls
(photo), Apr. 8, 1960, p7B.
New officers of the Altamont
extension offices were installed (photo, Mrs. Loren
Barger, Mrs. Bertil Shogren, Mrs. Pete Colley, and
Mrs. Dean Wandell), Apr. 8, 1960, p10B.
New Roads Advisory Committee (photo,
Don Hummel, Francis Landrum, Alvin Cheyne, and Fritz
Markwardt), Apr. 10, 1960, p1.
William Olen Gairson, 40 year old
ranch hand accused of beating 11 month old Gary Lee
Bursik to death, Apr. 10, 1960, p7A.
Fifth place winner of Hart Schaffner
& Marx Sweepstakes (Photo, Bill Jacobs), employee of
Drews’ Manstore. Prize consisting of Polaroid
camera, flash gun, film, filter, and camera case,
Apr. 10, 1960, p10A.
Lakeview Lions Club planning big
variety show (photo, Dr. Harry Sabin, Chick
Chaloupka, and Rod Harlan), Apr. 12, 1960, p1.
Easter Eggs by the thousands will be
planted for local youngsters to fin in Moor Park
(photo, George Anderson, Ted Houser, Paul Irsfeld,
and Dick McDonald), Apr. 12, 1960, p1.
City problems took center stage when
group of city officials met with officials from the
League of Oregon Cities at the Winema, (photo,
Walter Casebeer, Herman Kehrli, Mayor of Klamath
Falls Lawrence Slater, Medford Mayor John Snider,
Merrill Mayer Louis Stewart, Dick Ryan, Lakeview
Mayor H. C. Goodnough, and Malin Mayor Leonard
Patrick), Apr. 13, 1960, p1.
Hot water well drilling starts new
OTI Building Site (photo, E. E. Storey well drilling
rig), Apr. 14, 1960, p1.
Newly elected officers of Klamath
County Unit of Oregon Education Association, are
Martha McLaughlin, Carol Whetstone, Mrs. Frances M.
Koertje, and Louis Corrigan (photo, Mrs. Marjorie
Redkey, Mrs. Goldie Peterson), Apr. 14, 1960, p1D.
Kingsley Joins Air Defense Group.
Today marks the birth of the Portland Air Defense
Sector, SAGE (Semi-Automatic Ground Environment
System), Apr 15, 1960, p1.
Aerial shot of new mill pond (photo),
Eastlick Mill about two miles east of Yreka, CA.
When completed the plant will be capable of turning
out about 125,000 board feet in an eight hour shift,
Apr. 15, 1960, p1.
Glimpse of Linkville Given by
Councilman, Apr. 15, 1960, p5.
Award Given To Airman (photo, Gerald
C. Trial), April 15, 1960, p11.
Lucile O’Neill Elementary School is
shown by this architects’ model (photo), Apr 17,
Pioneer To Be Honored During Founding
Rites (Photo, Mrs. George W. Offield), Apr. 18,
City council considers sewer line for
Shippington, Apr. 19, 1960, p4.
Broken lock found at Coca-Cola
Bottling Company, 105 North Spring Street, Apr. 19,
Boxing at Klamath Auditorium [Klamath
County Museum], (photo, Buck Davidson and class),
Apr. 19, 1960, p9.
Dale Himelwright, Class B bowling
champ, Lucky Lanes Bowling Alley, (photo), Apr. 19,
Baiting a hook, Merrill fishing
derby, (photo, Bill Gasser and son, Bobby Gasser),
Apr. 19, 1960, p10.
Concert to be held at Fremont Junior
High School, (photo, Normand Poulshock, Lowell Kaup,
M. Dale Hallack, Don Herbig), Apr. 20, 1960, p1A.
Barbershop Parade (annual barbershop
quartet presentation) to be held at Mills School
Auditorium, (photo, The Farwesters), Apr. 20, 1960,
Oregon Department of Geology and
Mineral Industries holds oil exploratory program in
Lakeview, Oregon, Apr. 20, 1960, p5A.
Tuberculosis survey to be held in
Klamath County, Apr. 20, 1960, p5A.
Fishing on Lost River, Merrill
fishing derby, (photo, Kurt Thomas), Apr. 20, 1960,
Jehovah’s Witnesses fed at Klamath
Auditorium [Klamath County Museum], (photo), Apr.
20, 1960, p10A.
Greyhound Bus scheduling changes,
Apr. 20, 1960, p10A.
Klamath Archers Incorporated meet at
Moore Park, (photo, Dick Hunt, Bob Young, Barbara
Baumgardner, Jack Lambert, Ann Baxter, Dave Ezell),
Apr. 20, 1960, p3B.
Boxing at Klamath Auditorium [Klamath
County Museum], (photo, Jake Gregg), Apr. 20, 1960,
Legislation on inventory tax vs. net
income tax opposed, (photo, Bob Kline, Don Hatten,
Joe Hawkins, Berkeley DeVaul, Hap Caldwell), Apr.
20, 1960, p7B.
Twin Hereford calves (photo, Clarence
F. Adreon, Klamath Lumber and Box talleyman), Apr.
21, 1960, p1A.
K C Paint, 520 Main Street, observes
6th anniversary, Apr. 21, 1960, p2A.
Vandalism in the Oregon Ave./Hotsprings
area, Apr. 21, 1960, p4A.
Krater Kords, local barbershop
quartet, Klamath Falls chapter of the Society for
the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop
Quartet Singing in America, (photo), Apr. 22, 1960,
Ownership of Klamath Indian
Reservation changes to private holdings, 666,000
acres protected by state forestry department, Apr.
22, 1960, p2A.
Musical play to be performed at
Altamont Junior High School gymnasium, (photo), Apr.
22, 1960, p4A.
James R. Jones, parts and accessories
manager at Dugan and Mest Chevrolet, honored,
(photo, J. R. Jones, I. W. Thompson), Apr. 22, 1960,
Mr. and Mrs. Chet Hamaker, Valley
Rentals, 1003 E. Main, host open house, (photo),
Apr. 22, 1960, p8A.
Sacred Heart Academy Junior High
School Girl’s Chorus to perform, (photo), Apr. 22,
Amateur boxing set for Saturday at
Klamath Auditorium, (photos, Bob Peterson, Bud
Maupin, Larry Barney), Apr. 22, 1960, p3B.
Bomb threat forces West Coast
Airlines plane back to Kingsley Field AFB, Apr. 24,
4-H club members display wares at
Klamath County Fairgrounds, (photos, Kathy Angel,
Susan Tubach, Scotty Skinner, Myrene Cunningham),
Apr. 24, 1960, p1A.
“Sears Days”, Sears, Roebuck and
Company gets underway, (photo, Ed Hosely, C. E.
Burman), Apr. 24, 1960, p3A.
Daylight Savings Time begins in about
half the nation, Apr. 25, 1960, p1.
Proposed natural gas pipeline to
serve Klamath Basin, Apr. 25, 1960, p2.
Kitchen shower for family at Suburban
Fire Hall, Gettle St. and South 6th. Apr.
25, 1960, p2.
Student ignites small bomb in Klamath
Union High School hallway near Room 224, Apr. 25,
Klamath County Community Council,
(photo, Ross Ragland, Dr. George Massey, Mrs.
Isabelle Brixner, Wilber Womer, Ned Putman not
present), Apr. 25, 1960, p7.
Klamath Falls Archers winners,
(photo, O. L. Kelly, Lee Perry, Beth Pohil, Terry
Eccles, Esther Hodge, Ed Sample), Apr. 25, 1960, p9.
Amateur boxing a big “hit” at Klamath
Falls Auditorium, Apr. 25, 1960, p9.
Klamath Falls garage and street
department building nears completion, (photo), Apr.
26, 1960, p1.
Cemetary costs rise in Klamath Falls,
Apr. 26, 1960, p4.
Chest x-rays for tuberculosis held at
J. C. Penney Co., 8th and Main, Apr. 27,
Henritta Horn sues California-Oregon
Power Company (COPCO), Apr. 27, 1960, p4A.
Klamath Stamp and Coin show, 132 So.
8th, across from Sears and Roebuck, Apr.
27, 1960, p7B.
Grigsby’s Smoke House mobile
slaughtering unit, (photo, Jim Grigsby), Apr. 27,
Cascade Home Furnishings, 412 Main
Street, robbed, suspects caught in Tulelake, (photo,
David Flannery, David Lewis), Apr. 28, 1960, p1A.
Boy Scout Exposition at Klamath
County Fairgrounds, (photo), Apr. 28, 1960, p1A.
Art exhibit at Klamath Union High
School, (photo), Apr. 28, 1960, p1A.
Students of Orson A. Stearns evacuate
to Bonanza, Klamath County Civil Defense (CD), Apr.
28, 1960, p4A.
Lifesaving course at Municipal
Swimming Pool, Apr. 28, 1960, p9A.
Merrill fishing derby, Lost River,
(photo, Sue and Gerald Moore), Apr. 28, 1960, p12A.
South Suburban road repair to begin,
South Suburban Sanitary District and county court
reach agreement, Apr. 29, 1960, p1A.
Chiloquin Post Office to open, Apr.
29, 1960, p1A.
Tape recorded confessions of Cascade
Home Furnishings robbery suspects, Apr. 29, 1960,
Proposed sewer project for Northwest
Klamath Falls, (map), Apr. 29, 1960, p9A.
Klamath Irrigation District proposes
new district: Klamath Basin Improvement District,
May, 1, 1960, p1A.
Fire Chief Roy Rowe, 56, dies at
home, May 1, 1960, p1A.
Laboratory war surplus to Klamath
Union High School, (photo), May 1, 1960, p4A.
Postmasters meet in the Spruce Room
of the Willard Hotel, (photo, John A. Laberee), May
1, 1960, p4A.
Night time photo of South 6th
Street overpass, looking East, May 1, 1960, p1.
Civil Defense capabilities tested,
May 2, 1960, p4.
COPCO asks to boost rates, May 2,
Funeral services for Fire Chief Roy
Rowe, (photo), May 3, 1960, p1.
City council petitioned to rename
Veterans Park as George Nurse Park (Nurse founded
Linkville in 1867), May 3, 1960, p1.
Test of county’s Civil Defense (CD)
system runs smoothly, May 3, 1960, p4.
Postmasters pose on Klamath County
Courthouse steps, (photo), May 4, 1960, p1A.
Civil Defense test finds weaknesses,
(photo, Altamont Junior High School), May 4, 1960,
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford sell their
residence at Fort Klamath to Mr. And Mrs. Daniel G.
Brown, May 4, 1960, p5A.
Knights of Columbus parade, (photos,
Sacred Heart Church, Klamath County Courthouse), May
4, 1960, p9A.
Evacuation of Stearns School during
CD exercise, (photo), May 6, 1960, p1.
Recognized link between Klamath Falls
and Alaska: Hwy 97, (photo, Chester Kimm, Harold
Hulse, Ira Moore, Wilffred Woods), May 6, 1960, p1.
Tuberculosis X-ray unit to visit
Merrill, May 6, 1960, p4.
Floodlights erected at softball field
in Chiloquin, (photo), May, 6, 1960, p5.
Planning Armed Forces Day
festivities, (photo, Ned Putnam, Harold Cloake,
Charley Mack, Don DerMiner), May 8, 1960, p1A.
Survival training for Kingsley Field
personnel, (photo, Municipal Swimming Pool, Col.
Jack Williams on diving board), May 8, 1960, p2A.
OTI Open house showing new
electronics, (photo, Roger Trotman, Sue Lund), May
8, 1960, p4A.
California Grand Lodge officials met
in Weed, CA, to discuss silver anniversary
convention plans to be held in Klamath Falls in
mid-June, (photo, Irene Durbin, James Melella, Alma
Pastega, Attilio Raeta, Bruno Marchese, Mario
Pastega), May 8, 1960,p4A.
New officers Loyal Order of Moose,
(photo, Melvin Douglas, Orval Musgrave, Melvin
Robinson, Wilber Hescock, Clyde Hooper, Charles
Brookshire, Al Hart, Avob Cummins, Jim Lane), May 8,
The Rev. Caroline (Callie) Ward Timms,
pastor of Gospel Mission, received a certificate of
merit from the Oregon Mothers Committee, (photo,
Mrs. Timms), May 8, 1960, p5A.
New post office to be dedicated in
the town of Chiloquin, (photo, Mrs. Mary A.
Whittemore), May 8, 1960, p5A.
Lulu Schminck renovates dolls of many
periods, both her and her husband are shown in the
basement of their home with items to be included in
a permanent museum for Lake County, (photo, Lulu
Schminck, Dolph Schminck, Mary Jo Deely), May 8,
Fairview School program, “May Day
Rhythms,” winding the maypole, (photo, no names
listed), May 8, 1960, p7A.
Final run for Southern Pacific
conductor – brakeman Robert (Bob) Mann, (photo,
Robert Mann, J. C. Slade, Mrs. Mann, E. A. Votaw, A.
W. Kilborn), May 8, 1960, p 8A.
A free “El Rodeo” KUHS yearbook went
to Junior Dog Wentworth, (photo, Dog Wenthworth,
Charlotte Corley), May 8, 1960, p8A.
Installation of new officers of
Klamath Chapter, Daughters of the American
Colonists, (photo, Mrs. Albert O. Roenicke, Mrs. L.
H. Stone, Mrs. George Proctor, Mrs. Roland W.
Wright, Mrs. Charles K. Wells, Mrs. Dick Henzel,
Mrs. Reymond L. Hall, Mrs. Arch Proctor), May 8,
1960, p 5B.
Local girls selected as delegates to
annual Girls State conclave in Salem, (photo,
Patricia Korsen, Sharon Vincze, Mrs. Julian Abbott),
May 8, 1960, p5C.
Klamath County’s candidates for
Oregon Dairy Princess, (photo, Mrs. Stan Masten,
Lawrence Geraghty, Ruth Born, Carol Albert, Carol
Holt), May 9, 1960, p1.
Cow Belle Father of the year, (photo,
Bill Milne, Mrs. Don E. Johnson), May 9, 1960, p1.
State Championship honors were won by
Midland and Shasta View youth drill team, (photo,
Katheryn Smith, Mary Lou Crapo, Freeda Flowers, Lois
Douglas, Ruth Andrieu, Wanda Oden, Dixie Reitmeier,
Eleanor Sukraw, Virginia Foster, Mrs. Barleen, David
Saks, Carl Douglas, Mickey Smith, Guy Galletti,
Jerry Sayles, Charles Phillips, David Andrieu, Jack
Reitmeir), May 9, 1960, p4.
Art Beddoe, Klamath DA. to resign,
will return to private practice, (photo, Arthur A.
Beddoe), May 10, 1960, p1.
New official takes over at Herald &
News, (photo, William B. Sweetland), May 10, 1960,
Boy Scout Exposition, (3 photos,
Orville Hawks, Ted Rechel, Gary Wishart, David
Stokley, Joe Sullivan, Jim Allen, Dan Sullivan, Tom
Narramore, Pat Booth, Tom Ward), May 10, 1960, p1.
Hand made spinning wheel made in
Kentucky, finds its way to Oregon, (photo, Mrs.
Joseph P. Collahan), May 10, 1960, p3.
Top Musicians at KU invited to
Participate in band festival at Pacific University,
(photo, Fred Olson, John Lawson), May 11, 1960, p
Klamath Union High School seniors
awarded Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation scholarships
(photo, Myrna M. Leitzke, Carolyn S. Westlund), May
11, 1960, p7B.
Dedication of new post office at
Chiloquin, in authentic Native American atmosphere,
(photo, Ima Jiminez, Flava Yates, Marie Norris), May
12, 1960, p1.
Top honors in graduating class at
Merrill High School, (photo, Alice Fay Abbott, Linda
Kafton), May 12, 1960, p 7A.
Local artist paints mural, (photo,
Margaret Knoll), May 12, 1960, p10A.
Nationwide Civil Defense alert tests
Klamath County facilities, (16 photos, Oscar Gerleve,
Bob Larimer, Joe Searles, Charles Jacobi, Joe Rush,
Mrs. David Neeley, Gordon Owsley, Mrs. Gladys
Samples, Phyllis Huffman, Virginia Hartley, Norma
Haskins, Patty Schmidt, Dorothy Brown, Mrs. John
Robbins, Don Garrett, Lena Buckham, Esther Walls,
Mike Crawley, Betty Mulder, Arlene Carothers, Mrs.
Andrew Bergloff, George Verling, Mrs. Ellen Rajnus,
Helen Burger, Mrs. Noel Flynn, Mrs. Tony Molatore,
Mrs. Harry Fredricks), May 12, 1960, p4B.
Three KUHS junior girls won the top
awards in Kiwanis club’s essay contest, (photo,
Ellen Clark, Katherine Thompson, Herb Waits Jr.,
Patti Probst, Gene Favell, Peggy Jo Buck, Gus
Vlahos), May 13, 1960, p1.
Summer Lake 5th grader was
youngest entry in recent speech contest, won trip in
West Coast airliner from Lakeview to Klamath Falls,
(photo, Douglas Clark), May 13, 1960, p1.
Task of filling a 40-foot break in
dike separating Upper Klamath Lake from the ice
skating rink, (photo, bags of sand and cement, no
names listed in photo), May 13, 1960, p1.
Picture of Chiloquin’s first post
office in March 1912, (photo), May 13, 1960, p5A.
Doug Osborne to ride his palomino
mare in events at Tulelake-Butte Fair, (photo, Doug
Osborne), May 13, 1960, p5B.
KF student to enter Honor Club,
(photo, Richard Seideman), May 15, 1960, p3A.
Armed Forces Day to be celebrated a
Kingsley Field May 21st, (photo, F-104
Starfighter) May 15, 1960, p5A.
Newcomer to Klamath to fly in Air
Derby, (Mary McFarland), May 15, 1960, p7A.
4-H Club horse show in Tulelake
Sunday, May 15th, (photo, Mrs. R. R.
(Winnie) Heiney, Cheryl Bradley, Richard Heiney),
May 15, 1960, p8A.
(photo, Gene Williams), Joins Silani-Fisher
Real Estate Firm, May 15, l960, p2C.
May Day at Fairview School, (2
photos, May Phinney, Mr. & Mrs. Arnold Gralapp, Mrs.
Florence Ollman), May 15, 1960, p4C.
Big battle is developing over
expected census. County estimates showed a 12 per
cent increase in the last 10 years. Meantime, the
battle over census figures in Klamath Falls and
Klamath County promises to swell into a full scale
fight to gain and adjustment in those figures, May
16, 1960, p1.
Four bids received on building at
Lucille O’Neill Elementary School, May 17, 1960, p1.
Informal Coffee honoring former
governor of Oregon and a candidate for the
Republican nomination for United States senator,
(photo, Mrs. Marshall Cornett, Mr. Elmo Smith, Mrs.
Elmo Smith, William B. Sweetland), May 17, 1960, p1.
Chiloquin Post Office dedication, (3
photos, Melvira Testgagen, Ima Jimenez, Marie
Norris, Flava Yates, Mark Allen David, Mr. & Mrs. C.
C. Heidrich), May 17, 1960, p1.
OTI lauds water well. E. E. Storey
drilling hit hot water at 1,288 feet that rose to
347 feet of the surface, May 17, 1960, p4.
Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice to
be presented by the drama department at KUHS, May
17, 1960, p5.
Kathy McDonald of Kay-Mac Kennels
will be entered in this year’s all breed dog show,
(photo, Kathy McDonald and her two collies), May 17,
Klamath Falls trio, Merle Clark, Herb
Jones, and Harry Brown guilt this Benson B7
Gyro-glider aircraft, to be seen at Kingsley Field
Aviation Week May 21-22, (Photo of Gyro-glider,
Harry Brown flying it), May 17, 1960, p12.
Picture believed to be one of the
first airplane flights in Klamath Falls, (photo),
May, 18, 1960, p1.
Armed Forces Day, Aviation Week at
Kingsley Field completing last minute details,
(photo, Mayor Lawrence Slater, Capt. John Smith, H.
O. Juckeland, Don DerMiner), May 18, 1960, p 1.
Honorary pins and life memberships in
the Oregon Congress of Parents and Teachers were
presented, (photo, Arnold Gralapp, Carrol Howe,
presented by Mrs. John Putnam), May 18, 1960, p 8A.
Complete remodeling of old Oregon
Washington Telephone Company building at Merrill,
(photo), May 19, 1960, p 1.
River claims KF physician Dr. High M.
Swaney, 49, prominent KF physician and surgeon, late
Wednesday afternoon, May 19, 1960, p1.
Jerrylynn Lou Olson winner of an
Oregon Congress of Parents and Teachers full tuition
scholarship this year, (photo, Mrs. Lou Olson,
Jerrylynn Lou Olson, Mrs. Eldred Hansen), May 19,
1960, p 3A.
Great Northern Railway expanding
facilities, (2 photos, construction crews, Paul
Cruikshank, Frank b. Kahl), May 19, 1960, p12A.
First aircrew of month selected at
Kingsley Field, (photo, 1st Lt. Norman L.
Trimmell, 1st Lt. Lynn M. Heminger), May
20, 1960, p2A.
An average of 800 to 1,000 long
distance calls ore completed every 24 hrs at the
switchboard at the Oregon Washington Telephone
Company’s Merrill office, (photo, Viola McCullough,
Helen Chatburn, Leeta Rae Blackburn), May 20, 1960,
Hot water, lifted some 350 feet by
diesel pump, gushed at 75 gallons per minute at
perspective OTI campus site, (photo, E. E. Storey
crew), May 20, 1960, p3A.
Art work display set at Klamath Art
Gallery, Howard Hall, art instructor at KUHS will
display his art, (photo, Howard Hall), May 20, 1960,
Redwood planters with lodgepole pines
and flowers, if approved, will adorn Main St.
Klamath Falls, (photo, Harold Hulse), May 22, 1960,
Mrs. Robert Hall Sr., was
incorporated into dedication ceremonies for new
Chiloquin post office. She will be retiring in late
June after 16 years as postal clerk, (photo, Mrs.
Robert Hall Sr., Josephine Zadina), May 22, 1960,
Modernization in International Paper
Company’s plywood plant in Weed, CA will increase
employees from 125 to 205, states General Manager,
(photo, John Mantle), May 22, 1960, p5A.
The appointment of John S. Hamilton
as project manager of Bureau of Reclamation’s
Project at Klamath Falls, has been announced in
Sacramento by H. P. Dugan, regional director,
(photo, Don Gray, John Hamilton), May 22, 1960, p8A.
Frank C. Strahan of Fort Klamath
retired May 1 after 18 years as a state employee,
(photo, Frank Strahan), May 22, 1960, p8A.
Another view of reportedly first
flight of an airplane in Klamath Falls apparently
made by Bud Mars on July 5, 1911, (photo, airplane
flown by Bud Mars), May 22, 1960, p6B.
Slumber apparel worn in Dorris PTA
Style Show, (photo, Arnold Skoog, Kenneth Holbrook,
Joe Allen, Martel Sundkvist), May 23, 1960, p5.
Distribution frame, part of new
automatic switching equipment of the Oregon
Washington Telephone Company’s enlarged facilities
at Merrill, (photo, Robert Graves, Ernie Price), May
23, 1960, p7.
Official seal for OTI drawn by Arthur
A. LeCours, (photo, Arthur A. LeCours), May 23,
Science fair winners from Dorris
Elementary School who entered the regional contest
at Chico, (photo, James Patton, Jim Griffen, Dick
Meek, Robert Lucas), May 23, 1960, p7.
Klamath Wool Pool opens bids, (photo,
Earl Mack, R. W. Elliott, Ray O. Petersen, Lester
Moore, Paul Hatchet, Barry O’Connor, Bob Hunt, Bob
Brett), May 23, 1960, p8.
D7 Caterpillar attempted to move the
lake bottom mud around on the back opposite More
Park recently, (photo), May 23, 1960, p8.
Well dressed ladies at Dorris PTA
style show, (photo, Rene Millard, Mrs. Irene
Millard, Linda Smith), May 23, 1960, p14.
Famous Indian landmark, Klamath
Agency on auction block August 26th,
1960. (4 photo’s of buildings, Conrad Sheiland),
May 25, 1960, p1.
Altamont elementary and junior high
schools piled up change during this school year
totaling $1,126.65. For the savings stamp and
savings bonds program. (photo, Mrs. George Meade,
Steven Zimmerman, Michael Atkinson, Jewel Cedarleaf),
May 26, 1960, p1.
Kiwanis Club to honor 17 students.
(photo, Stary Gange), May 26, 1960, p2A.
Birthday 80 celebrated, (photo, Mrs.
Lucille Ruge with dog), May 26, 1960, p5A.
Army recruiting station here was
inspected, (photo, Col. Glenn Clinebell, Lt. Col.
Milton Carr, M. Sgt. M. W. Buess), May 26, 1960,
Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair Board
decided to spend $1,000.00 on landscaping the
fairgrounds, May 26,1960, p4D.
Lower tax burden okayed for Klamath
County, May 27, 1960, p1.
Two granddaughters of pioneer John
McFall, helped cut out the fat steer donated for the
Memorial Day barbecue at Bonanza, (photo, Lorna
McFall, Leah McFall), May 27, 1960, p2A.
Fats Domino coming back to Klamath,
(photo, Fats Domino), May 27, 1960, p2A.
Indians plan art festival in La
Grande. May 27, 1960, p2A.
Interest in bomb shelters picks up,
Mark Hatfield favors tax relief for those who
construct, May 27, 1960, p7A.
Annie Cline celebrates her 99th
birthday, (photo, Mrs. Vinnie Shadler, Mrs. Annie
Cline), May 27, 1960, p8B.
Mrs. Scott McKendree dedicates first
Blue Star Memorial Marker on Highway 97 at Collier
State Park (photo), May 29, 1960, p1.
Mrs. Charles Glasgow poses with old
saddle in front of museum which contains valuable
items gathered from around the world, (2 photos,
Mrs. Charles Glasgow, Indian stone artifacts and
branding irons), May 29, 1960, p6A.
Field trip for 125 junior safety
patrol officers from schools all over Siskiyou
County was sponsored by Siskiyou County Peace
Officers Association, (6 photos, Mario Marchi, James
Dohrn, International Paper Co. Weed branch, O. W.
Brown, Ted Coldwell, Ted Nelson, Rick Anderson, Lois
Dowens, Leland Mullin, Vern Fraley, Gerald Perry,
William Duncan, Capt. J. B. Booth, Marshall Willis),
May 29, 1960, p4B.
June is National Recreation Month.
Expanded recreation facilities readied for season.
(10 photos featured in magazine of Klamath Basin
Living, city council, office staff, playground
scene, Wes Wilson zoo keeper at Moore Park,
Maintenance crew, playground equipment, picnic
areas, George Price showing sketch of Robin Hood’s
tree house for Fantasy Forest to be constructed at
Moore Park, Fairview Playground, tennis court at
Stukel Park), May 29, 1960, magazine insert.
Kingsley Field and Klamath Falls fire
dept. joined forces in the spring cleanup campaign,
(photo, Maj. William Scarboro, Geno Gheller, M. Sgt.
Duane Fletcher, Edward Deatherage, Bill Ackerman),
May, 30, 1960, p3.
Collier Park dedication unveils 1st
Blue Star Marker on Hwy. 97. The marker, a memorial
to the armed forces of the U.S., has been placed
near Spring Creek, 32 miles north of Klamath Falls,
May 30, 1960, p4.
Gov. Mark Hatfield to arrive in
Klamath Falls tomorrow morning, June 1, 1960, p1.
Conger School children were treated
to free ice cream donated by local creameries for
the job they did during Clean – Up Paint – Up Week
May 15th through 21st, (photo,
Bill Ackerman, E. R. Deatherage, Gino Gheller, James
Young, George Callison), June 1, 1960, p1.
Award winner Betty Mulder is shown
with X-ray tech students at OTI practicing, (photo,
Betty Mulder, Alene Carothers, Mary Rhea), June 1,
Basin Hospital cost estimated at $3.9
Million, June 2, 1960, p1.
Klamath County’s work relief program
for welfare recipients continues to show good
results after 6 full weeks. 1,537 man-hours of work
have been expended in the program. From 10 to 13
men have been employed each week, June 2, 1960, p1.
Members of Klamath County Cow Bells
modeled western wear, (3 photos, Mrs. Bob Rhodes,
Bonnie Woodard, Mrs. Jim Grimes, Mrs. Basil Brown,
Mrs. Vernon Reitan, Mrs. Clarence F. Gensberg), June
2, 1960, p1B.
Elephants munch hay in Klamath
Falls. Unexpected visitors when a Rudy Brothers
Circus truck tipped over on Hwy. 97, (photo, 3
elephants and Benny, Tommy, Alice), June 3, 1960,
A periodic inspection mad by the
members of an accreditation team was held at OTI,
(photo, Winston D. Purvine, E. Mark Sheldon, Ward
Austin, Elvin G. Ericson), June 3, 1960, p5A.
OTI Dean to quit, (photo, Jack
Grewell), June 3, 1960, p7A.
Thurston Studio of Dance will perform
at Mills Auditorium, (photo, Judy Peace, Debbie
Monteith, Lynn Worden, Karren Sterns, Sharon
Sheridan, Geraldine Hartley, Kathy Mosley, May
Kerns, Jan Worden), June 3, 1960, p8A.
Mrs. Margaret Heath retires after 19
years as a cook for the city schools, (photo, Nancy
Hall, Mrs. C. H. Barnstable, Bertha Griggs), June 5,
Indian hunting club loaned to Klamath
County Museum, (photo, Mrs. C. Stanley Dobble), June
5, 1960, p7A.
Reception honoring retiring city
school superintendent A. L. Gralapp was held at
Reames Country Club, (photo, Arnold Gralapp, Mrs.
William de Vries, Roland & Mrs. Gralapp), June 5,
Campbell Ranch dates back to early
days of Langell Valley homesteads, (photo, Mr. &
Mrs. W. D. Campbell), June 5, 1960, Klamath Basin
Living Magazine insert.
Forest tree seedlings were planted on
the Klamath Reservation, (photo, William Brewer,
Chris Herrera, Newton Moore), June 5, 1960, Klamath
Basin Living Magazine insert.
Klamath Falls Agencies head two-week
campaign for Chilean relief after earthquakes,
(photo, Mayor Lawrence Slater, Bob Mest, Otto L.
Smith), June 6, 1960, p1.
Initial steps in the formation of
rural telephone association have been completed at
Fort Rock and Silver Lake area, June 6, 1960, p5.
Kingsley Field Air Force helicopter
landed within a quarter of a mile of accident scene
in a remote part of Langell Valley to rescue 12 year
old Eugene Pennington with a broken leg, (photo,
Airforce helicopter, Eugene Pennington, Lt. Robert
C. Collum, Sgt. Charles Bennett), June 7, 1960, p1.
Second Blue Star Memorial Marker to
placed on Hwy. 97 at Beaver Marsh area, June 7,
Sewer project for the Shippington
area was given the green light by the city council
following a hearing Monday night in the council
chambers, June 7, 1960, p4.
An on-again, off-again exchange of
sewer services between the city of Klamath Falls and
the South Suburban Sanitary District was revealed at
this week’s discussion of district problems, June 8,
John H. Stone to graduate from
University of Oregon Medical School this spring,
(photo, John H. Stone), June 8, 1960, p9A.
A traffic counter is anchored to a
power pole in the Fort Rock area in Lake County,
(photo, T. A. Hogsett), June 8, 1960, p9A.
Gas Pipeline to aid area. Pipeline
extending from Alberta, Canada, through Idaho,
Washington, Oregon and Northern California, being
built by Pacific Gas and Electric Co., June 10,
Judy Slater, daughter of Mayer and
Mrs. Lawrence Slater, was given the firs ticket for
her donation for Chilean relief, (photo, Judy
Slater, Mrs. Lawrence Slater, Mary Dison, Carol
Bousquet, Barbara Borsting, Judy Hoppe), June 10,
Bohemian Fraternity hold district
meeting in Malin, June 10, 1960, p4A.
A local whirlwind whipped into the
barnyard of Cornelius Janssen in Antelope Valley.
Quite a bit of damage to barn, (photo, Mr. & Mrs.
Cornelius Janssen, Fred Coleman), June 10, 1960,
Pre-medical student David D. Reeder
from Klamath Falls nears degree, June 12, 1960, p6a.
New sawmill at Sprague River will
begin operation in July. Carl Lang of Lakeview
owner, (photo, Cat breaking ground for mill pond),
June 12, 1960, p7A.
Oregon Game Commission surveys fish,
deer problems. Lakeview rancher, Ralph T. Renner,
resigns game position after a dispute over deer
hunting in an area along the California-Oregon
border, June12, 1960, p4B.
New Angus operation starts here,
owner Joe Smith, (5 photos, Joe Smith showing an
Angus, other ranch photos, and a single of Joe
Smith), June 12, 1960, magazine.
This is the site for the proposed new
Eternal Hills Memorial Gardens, (photo, empty
field), June13, 1960, p4.
Certificate of merit for outstanding
promotion of nation brand names was won by Market
Baskets, Klamath Falls supermarkets, (photo, Norm
Duffy, Jim Allen), June 13, 1960, p7.
Oregon State Board of Higher
Education agreed on site for OTI on the so-called
O’Conner site, June14, 1960, p1.
Pilot and two passengers killed in
plane crash in Crescent. Pilot James Jernigan,
Edward Lott, and his wife Betty Lott, (photo), June
14, 1960, p1.
Klamath Falls hosts 55th
Naval Construction Battalion at a 15th
reunion observance, June 14, 1960, p6-A.
Geno Gheller takes over as Klamath
fir chief, (photo, Geno Gheller, G. S. Vergeer, row
of firemen in background), June 15, 1960, p1.
Sons and Daughters of Italy silver
anniversary convention held in Klamath Falls,
Large group of people with sign Sons
of Italy), June 16, 1960, p1.
Ben F. Smith, president of Lost River
Ranch, bought and sold million dollar ranches in
same week. Lost River & Griffith ranchs operated by
Mrs. Mabel Henzel, June 16, 1960 p4A.
Architect opens office in Klamath
Falls, (photo, Robert Guy Ford), June 16, 1960, p8A.
Irrigation survey set. 1,800 sq.
miles of Indian reservation. June 16, 1960, p1B.
Dale T. Crabtree, 44, named new
district attorney for Klamath County, June 17, 1960,
One of the largest infestations of
grasshoppers in recent years in Tulelake area, June
17, 1960, p4A.
New District Attorney receives his
official oath of office, (photo, Dale T. Crabtree,
Loren D. Hicks, Gov. Mark Hatfield), June 19, 1960,
Marvin H. Hendrickson received gold
pin for 10 years of honorable service as Kingsley
Field fir station captain, (photo, Maj. William
Scarboro, Fire Chief Edward R. Deathrerage, Marvin
H. Hendrickson), June 19, 1960, p1.
Klamath County formally accepted more
than 500 miles of roads on the Klamath Indian
Reservation, June 19, 1960, p1.
Last Circus Parade in Klamath Falls.
Animals on display for big occasion, (7 photos,
Ponderous pachyderms, steam calliope-2 photos,
preparing to unload animal cages- 2 photos, circus
band wagon, Cole Brothers Circus on railroad cars),
June 19, 1960, in magazine of Klamath Basin Living.
Klamath Saddle Club members occupied
a place of honor in grand entry at Sunday’s queen
tryouts at the Klamath County Fairgrounds (photo,
procession of horses with riders), June 20, 1960,
Post office clerks convened to elect
officers, (photo, Donald E. Dunn, Calvin Homer,
Robert l. Carr), June 20, 1960, p4.
Ski boat race at Klamath Lake near
Moore Park. Part of water skiing, boating &
skin-diving exhibitions sponsored by Basin Boaters,
(photo, ski boats racing), June 20, 1960, p8.
Queen of the fourth of July Rodeo
contestants, (photo, Joanne Olson, Deanna Brown, Pat
Harkey, Dotty Riker, Viola James), June 21, 1960,
Tule Basin considers new crop.
Burton Hoyle, California Home Extension Field
Station manager has investigated the culture of
cranberries, (photo, Burton Hoyle), June 21, 1960,
A proposed sewer line for areas of
Conger Avenue was one of the prime discussion topics
at the meeting of the City Council, June 21, 1960,
A citation from the National
Recreation Association was presented during a Lions
Club meeting, (photo, Estin Kiger, George Price),
June 22, 1960, p1.
Klamath Falls Lions Club sets fir to
bank note. Out of debt for the new Boy Scout
Service Center on Manzanita St., (photo, Ed
Robinson, Brick Leech), June 22, 1960, p1.
Postal clerks convention in Klamath
Falls elected officers this weekend, (photo, L. J.
Stoneburg, John Ellis, John Halvey, Donald E. Dunn,
Marjory Mayer, Bob Newton, Sam Johnson, Antonio
Bautista, Donald Watson, Harry Henderson, G. J.
Amerling), June 22, 1960, p2A.
Math tutor wins honor, Fred G. Hess,
who teaches math at Henley High School was the
recipient of a $3,000 National Science Foundation
grant, June 22, 1960, p 3A.
Air crew of the month honors were
awarded to 1st Lts. Dale M. Slaughter and
John A. Schlosser at Kinglsey Field, (photo, Dale M.
Slaughter, John A Schlosser in cockpit of F-101B
“Voodoo” jet), June 23, 1960, p1.
New officials for the Dorris
Volunteer Fire Departmant, (photo, Ray Allen, W. R.
Savage, Kenneth Hamilton), June 23, 1960, p1.
Klamath County is represented in this
human mosaic formed by boys and girls attending the
45th annual 4-H Summer School at Oregon
State College, (photo, human 4-H four leaf clover),
June 23, 1960, p1.
Southern Pacific Co. Vice President
of systems operations is retiring June 30th
after 49 years of railroading. Once served as
trainmaster at Alturas, (photo, James W. Corbett),
June 23, 1960, p6A.
Wocus lily, an unusual type of lily
found in Upper Klamath Lake lagoon (photo, Shirley
Stubblefield surrounded by wocus lily in lagoon),
June 24, 1960, p1.
Field day is sponsored by the Cal-Ore
Hereford Association. Will draw an attendance of
about 100 Hereford breeders, (photo, Howard
Holliday, Norman Jacob), June 24, 1960, p1.
Three pests cause woe in Basin,
cutworms, alfalfa weevil, and Pacific grass bug,
June 24, 1960, p4A.
Dress construction at state wide 4-H
Summer School, (photo, Vickie Liskey, Marlene Fetsch,
Jill Woelpern, Fay Hartley), June 24, 1960, p 5A.
Construction of a new bowling alley
at the corner of East Main and South Sixth, to be
called “Holliday Bowl”, (photo, construction site),
June 26, 1960, p1.
Engineers from U.C. Davis installed
an automatic weather station at the Tulelake
Experimental Station, (photo, weather station,
Ritchie Payne, Lew Blake, Burton Hoyle), June 26,
A new display at the Klamath County
Museum shows an offbeat assortment of curios from
India, (photo, Mrs. C. Stanley Dibble), June 26,
Topsy grade road offers scenic, if
rough, journey for travelers (photos, Beswick Hotel,
Modern home, Old Stone House marker, Klamath Hot
Springs, the town of Topsy, cemetery with Alice
Hessig & Craig Mather), June 26, 1960, magazine.
Klamath Basin Roundup Association
Rodeo Queen Viola James, (photo, Viola James, Dotty
Riker, Pat Harkey, Deanna Brown, Joanne Olson), June
27, 1960, p1.
Basin Junior Rodeo at the Tulelake-Butte
Valley Fairgrounds, (photo, Ambrose McAuliffe, Eddie
Coffin, Glen Spout, horses & roped steer), June 27,
Klamath County Chamber of Commerce
new Tourist Information leaflets, (photo, June
Wicks, Jan Phillips), June 27, 1960, p1.
The feminine side chosen posts by the
Republican Central Committee, (photo, Mrs. Ellen
Clark, Mrs. Mary Juckeare, Mrs. Josephine Robinson),
June 27, 1960, p4.
Parade hopefuls for Independence Day
event, (photo, Susan Renee Hansen, Anna Marie Eck,
Katherine Price, Mary & Rita Nalette), June28, 1960,
38 new updated red & white fire alarm
boxes installed, (photo, Dick Suber, Ralph Edwards),
June 28, 1960, p4A.
Long career of music credited to
teacher in Merrill, (photo, Mrs. Mamie Giacomini),
June 28, 1960, p5A.
Expansion of County Engineer’s
office, (photo, Cliff Phillips, Jack Kalinoski,
Olive Kinmark), June 28, 1960, p7A.
July Rodeo at Beatty, mountain of mad
bull throws Don Schonchin off, (photo, Don Schonchin
& Bull), June 29, 1960, p1.
Bucking, bawling steer jar David
Lagan at the Basin Junior Rodeo in Tulelake, (photo,
David Lagan and steer), June 29, 1960, p7B.
Winners will receive trophies shown
here by Wes Sine, (photo, Wes Sine, and trophies),
June 30, 1960, p1.
Klamath Basin Roundup Assoc. July 4th
rodeo features a rodeo clown from Roseburg, (photo,
Karl Doering), June 30, 1960, p1.
Rudy Jacobs, owner of Rudy’s Men Shop
launch their second annual street bazaar, (photo,
Rudy Jacobs), June 30, 1960, p1.
Miss Dairy Princess of Klamath County
with other county aspirants, (photo, Ruth Ann Born,
Patricia Kay McConnell, and other entries), June 30,
Whirligig, shown here with Karl
Doering, Roseburg professional clown and bullfighter
who will be part of the Klamath Basin Rodeo, (photo,
Karl Doering & Mule), July 1, 1960, p1.
Setting up sidewalk display for
second annual Street Bazaar, (photo, George
Flitcraft Jr., Greer Drew, Bill Jacobs), July 1,
Former County Judge chosen Tax
Chairman of the state tax commition, (photo, Charlie
Mack), July 1, 1960, p1.
Cowboys signing up for Klamath Basin
Roundup, (photo, Dee Gibson, Ted Tufaers, Harry
Noble, Mrs. John Mitchell), July 1, 1960, p1.
New officers of the Veterans of
Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, (photo, Gussie
Fisher, Daisy Grimm, Sophie Mandella, Junnie Hoover,
Marie Maxwell, Carol Flowers, Alice Ross, Mary Kane,
Audrey Lund, Vera Chase, Ora Wolters, Charlotte
Canoy, Alta Thompson, Norma Walrath, Beatrice Nett,
Theodora Perrigotti, Della Tomlin, Lona Jarrad,
Caroline Williams, Bernice Malme, Lucille
Christianson), July 1, 1960, p3.
Newsboys’ Night. 80 Herald and News
carriers were treated to rides at the West Coast
Shows Carnival, (photo, 80 paper carrier boys), July
1, 1960, p 4.
Opening a new office, State Farm
Insurance Company, (photo, Jack Lyon, Lynn Colby,
Helmer Tinseth), July 1, 1960, p7.
Improvements in many areas of the
Lava Beds National Monument, (photo, Irvin Kerr),
July 1, 1960, p14.
Air strip to be built in Chiloquin.
Oregon State Board of Aeronautics has acquired 28.3
acres of airfield property from the city of
Chiloquin. Development of 3,800 foot runway, 250
feet wide, will begin about September 1st,
(photo, runway), July 3, 1960, p1.
Downtown street bazaar a success,
(photos, Mike Stephens, Betty Jean Butler, Beverly
Morstad, Mary Thompson, Lee Hendricks, Jim Flynn,
Eugene Smith), July 3, 1960, p1.
Stakes were placed for the foundation
of new exhibit building at Klamath County
Fairgrounds, (photo, building site), July 3, 1960,
Construction work continued at Lucile
O’Neill school, also work had to be stopped until
ditch could carry off water from A Canal, (2 photos,
construction site), July 3, 1960, p3A.
First apartment house in Klamath
Falls to be heated by natural hot water in the Hot
Springs Addition, the Park Court Apartments. To be
purchased for $100,00. Extensive redecorating is
planned, (photo, apartment house), July 3, 1960,
Water rescue unit of KASRU (Klamath
Air Search and Rescue Unit) operating in Klamath
area, (5 photos, courier boats Gail Phelps & Merlan
Phelps, outboard cruisers Bob Regan, cruising J. D.
Matteson, Don Phelps, Matty Matteson, Debra Linn),
July 3, 1960, Magazine.
Stewart Springs still on the rolls:
the old side carries on as local spa near Weed, CA,
(4-photos, buildings, Mr. & Mrs. Jay Brown, R. L.
Fuller, Vernon Stochein, creek with bridge), July 3,
1960, Magazine of Klamath Basin Living.
4th of July parade one of
the most successful in recent years, (photo, float
of the reservation unit from Chiloquin judged most
unusual), July 4, 1960, p1.
Klamath Basin Rodeo, Garry Mitchell
won best all around cowboy in 3 events, (photo,
Garry Mitchell), July 1, 1960, p1.
National Guardsmen from Klamath Falls
Battery C prepare to fire M-1 rifles during recent
marksmen qualification drills, (photo, M. Sgt.
Gerald Brown, Sgt. I.E. Charles Roberts, Sgt. I.E.
Jim Gould, Sp. 4.C. Don Hale), July 4, 1960, p2.
Klamath Basin Rodeo rider took a
bone-cracking spill, (photos, Bill Hartman), July 4,
One of the most striking floats in
the 4th of July parade by Klamath Falls
Park and Recreation, (photo, float), July 5, 1960,
Fireworks display night of 4th
of July, (photo, fireworks), July 5, 1960, p1.
Kiwanis Club members handling the
concessions for the Klamath Basin Rodeo, (photo,
John Van Doren, Jack Otterbein, Eric Carlson, John
Fowler, Jack Murphy), July 5, 1960, p1.
Local Welsh terrier owned by the Pan
Pepper Kennels of Klamath Falls won best of breed,
(photo, Mrs. Edwin T. Brooks, Derek Rayne), July 5,
Construction of Tulelake Phone
Company building nearing an end, (photo, new
building), July 6, 1960, p1.
Mrs. Richard G (Rosemary) Horne, wife
of Captain Horne, aide to General Dean, U.S. Air
Force on Formosa, is one of the busiest young women
at the base, (photo, Rosemary Horne), July 6, 1960,
Fund named for doctor. A Memorial
fund has been established by the residents of
Merrill to provide scholarships for student
graduates of the Merrill High School, under the name
of Frank E. Trotman, July 6, 1960, p4.
Humble Oil Co. was granted a 10-year
exploration lease on 1,700 acres of land in Lake
County, July 7, 1960, p1.
Notables associated with the
cooperative shipping point inspection service of the
Oregon Department of Agriculture were in Klamath
Falls July 6 to attend the annual conference of the
organization, (photo, Ross Aubrey, W. L. Close, M.
D. Murphy), July 7, 1960, p1.
Shrine Club bring Circus to town,
(photo, Jim Winde, Van S. Mollison, Ladd D. Hoyt,
Joseph O’Connell, July 7, 1960, p1.
A modernization contract for the
Klamath Falls Post Office in the amount of $700,000
is to be awarded later this week to Howard R.
Perrin, Klamath Falls architect, July 8, 1960, p1.
Firemen are remodeling the radio and
reception room at the Broad and Wall streets Fire
Department, (photo, Bill Campbell, Arlis Reeder,
Chief Geno Gheller, G. S. Vergeer), July 8, 1960,
This attractive pink and green pumice
block building was completed recently in Bonanza as
offices for the Horsefly Irrigation District,
(photo, Manager Harry Bray), July 8, 1960, p1.
Ex-Fire Chief of Merrill dead at 78,
(photo, Benjamin F. Faus), July 8, 1960, p4A.
Chiloquin Chamber picture promotion,
(photo, aerial view of entire Chiloquin area), July
8, 1960, p1D.
Randolph Collier senator of
California’s second district and known in the state
as the “father of the freeways,” turned the first
shovel of earth at last Friday’s ceremonies marking
the start of construction on the Oregon Mountain
Tunnel project on Highway 199 between Grants Pass,
Oregon, and Crescent City, California, (photo,
Randolph Collier, Frank P. Belotti), July 11, 1960,
New officers of Pelican Post No.
1383, Veterans of Foreign Wars, (photo, Walter,
Thompson, Ray Taylor, Fred J. Mandella, William F.
Maxwell, John D Ross, Leonard Weber, Russell Walsh,
Willis Kane, Dr. Clenroe Davis, Robert Ernest, Keith
Walrath, Dick Wolters, Clarence Neff, Clarence
Garrett, Robert Canoy,) July 11, 1960, p7.
Two motorists, Mary Ethel Richardson
and her granddaughter Karen Crowley, die in car
accident in Lake Ewauna, (photos, police Lt. R. N.
Adkins, Richard Smith, Jerry Holland), July 12,
Bureau of Indian Affairs signed
documents transferring the road network back to
Klamath County, (photo, Don Foster, C. V. Sluyter),
July 12, 1960, p4.
Sen. Hugh Scott, Republican of
Pennsylvania, will be guest speaker at a Ron Phair
fund raising breakfast at the Winema Hotel July 16,
(photo, Sen. Hugh Scott), July 13, 1960, p1.
Miss Siskiyou, Sandra Smith, was
crowned Queen for the California State Fair in
Sacramento that will be held the last
week of August, (photo, Sandra Smith), July 13,
Work slated on Bel-Aire housing
development in Weed California, July 13, 1960, p1.
A field meeting for United States
Forest Service range and wildlife technicians is
being held in Tulelake July 11th through
the 15th, July 13, 1960, p4.
Fierce Beatty Red Men donned feathers
and brushed up on war dances for Fourth of July,
(photo, Fernando Herrera, Michel
Crawford, Leslie Norman Nelson, Eric Ardean, Erin
Lee Kirk), July 13, 1960, p8-A.
The Voodoos, a musical group of
teenage boys sponsored by Bly Grange No. 771, plays
every Friday in the grange hall, (photo, Ronald
Cummings, Steve Chase, Danny Branham), July 13,
Beaver State Telephone Company will
start automatic dial service in Chiloquin scheduled
to begin July 16th (photos, building,
telephone technicians Gill Hasse, Leonard Thompson,
Pete Wright), July 14, 1960, p1.
Fourteen puppies 14 days old require
a lot of handing to keep them from going off in all
directions, David Hand, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. L.
Hand posses in photo, (photo, David Hand, Llewellyn
puppies), July 14, 1960, p7A.
Shaffer Electric Company was awarded
a contract for electrical work at the livestock
building at Klamath County Fairgrounds on its low
bid of $3,454, July 15, 1960, p1.
New chief takes over at Kingsley,
Col. Rupert C. Welch, 41, assumed command of the 408th
Fighter Group and Kingsley Field on Thursday,
(photo, Col. Rupert C. Welch), July 17, 1960, p1.
Fund raising breakfast Saturday
morning at Winema Hotel. Keynote speaker was Sen.
Hugh Scott, (photo, Ronald E. Phair, Norman J.
Duffy, Sen. Hugh Scott, Joseph W. Smith), July 17,
Nachi, locally owned Appaloosa
stallion owned by Harold Harkey, poses for
photographer, (photos, Deborah Harkey), July 17,
Elaborate embroidery on her Western
shirt signifies the royal status of Sherrain Arzner,
queen of the Lake County Roundup, (photo, Sherrain
Arzner, Teresa Ward, Sharon Ashcraft), July 17,
A face lifting is underway for the
Yreka Medical Center Building, (photo, drawing of
Yreka Medical Center), July 17, 1960, p8C.
35 Boy Scouts from Klamath, Lake and
Siskiyou counties, met at Modoc Field to begin a
trip to the 50th anniversary National
Jamboree in Colorado Springs, (photo, group of boy
scouts and bus), July 18, 1960, p1.
Robert Wayne King, Klamath Falls, and
his German shepherd, guide dog for the blind,
recently hiked across Golden Gate Bridge in
preparation for King’s graduation from OTI. (photo,
Robert Wayne King), July 18, 1960, p3.
More than 3,000 square dancers from
all parts of Oregon, Northern California, and other
Northwest points converge on Klamath Falls July 29th.
Outdoor dance being held at the Gem Stadium Friday
night, (photo of large number of square dancers),
July 19, 1960, p6B.
Ray Hunsaker, the new city schools
superintendent, began his duties here recently,
(photo, Ray Hunsaker), July 19, 1960, p6B.
Weather pot tried out by the Langell
Valley Irrigation District to “make rain” (photo,
Clyde Wooten, L. H. Leavitt, Myrel Settle), July 20,
Competing Crew in a current Air Force
bombing contest, leading a crew is a Klamath Falls
man, Capt. Joe W. Kennedy at Biggs Airforce Base in
Texas, (photo, Capt. Joe W. Kennedy, Capt. Gregory
L. Schultz, Maj. Henry R. Yeskovich, 1st
Lt. Richard Noone, T. Sgt. Michael J. Beheny, Maj.
James G. Schuricht), July 20, 1960, p2A.
The Oregon State Game Commission busy
stocking the Klamath Falls area with 1,440 pheasants
and 616 chukars, (photo, Don Kirkpatrick, E. E.
Wilson), July 20, 1960, p3B.
A new class for baton twirlers began
Thursday at the community center in the Klamath
Auditorium, (photo, Beatrice Norseth, Cheryl Jensen,
Nancy Holston, Ruth Kramer, Ellen Frewing, Dawn
David, Barbara Holston, Judy Valentine), July 21,
Mrs. America of 1961 received the key
to the city, (photo, Mrs. George (Rosemary) Murphy,
Walter Fleet), July 21, 1960, p12A.
A Dixieland Band of local musicians
will play free to the public in Moore Park Sunday,
(photo, Pete Olson, Kenny Jensen, Bill Van Sant,
“Satch” Bianchi, Jim Cross, Bob Norton), July 22,
The first recipient (Walter David
Berman) of a hearing aid, donated under a new public
service program by the Klamath Falls Eagles Club,
(photo, Walter David Berman, Walter Heitkemper, Bud
Mueller, Jack Bailey, Bob Stevens, Harold
Slaughter), July 22, 1960, p4A.
Oscar Anderson a local insurance
salesman has been named chairman of the public
service division for the forthcoming Klamath County
United Fund campaign, (photo Oscar Anderson), July
22, 1960, p8A.
Mary Denny Parker 94, and Ab Evans
87, crowned king and queen at the Siskiyou County
Historical Society picnic July 17th,
(photo, Mary Denny Parker, Ab Evans), July 24, 1960,
Mrs. Dick Beesley, Dick Beesley, Mrs.
Otto Ellis, Chet Stonecypher, Mrs. Mervin Liedtke
and Mrs. Chet Stonecypher seated on an old rail
fence. They are part of the dance committee for the
holiday dance held at Reames Golf and Country Club
Saturday, (photo), July 24, 1960, p5B.
Marie Johnson receives a gift from
Mrs. Harry Whiting in behalf of Delta Kappa Gamma,
international teachers’ honorary society. She has
for the past 7 years been instructor and dean of
girls at KUHS and has accepted a similar position in
the high school at Crockett, California, (photo,
Marie Johnson, Mrs. Harry Whiting), July 24, 1960,
A swinging crew dished up Dixieland
jazz for hours Sunday afternoon during a free
concert at Moore Park, (2-photos, a band playing,
and people in the park, no names listed), July 25,
Fire scorched four decks of lumber at
the Diamond Lake Lumber Co. south of the city
Friday, (photo, no names listed), July 25, 1960, p7.
Beauty rituals for bulls begin with a
manicure, accomplished by Dick Reeves, herdsman on
Normandale Hereford Ranch at Merrill, and Norman
Jacob, ranch owner, (photo, Dick Reeves, Norman
Jacob, and Hereford bull), July 26, 1960, p1.
Lyle Kellstrom seeks post for
councilman of Ward 1, (photo, Lyle Kellstrom), July
26, 1960, p1.
Saturday morning fire partially
destroyed the old Northwest Produce Company office
at Tulelake, (photo, fire and fireman, no names),
July 26, 1960, p4.
New home of Winema Elevators at
Tulelake will be completed for 10th
anniversary of organization, (photos, new office,
Ivan Kandra, Jack Fleck), July 26, 1960, p7.
princess-type Darlene Phelps from Portland
introduces new phone, “the Princess.” New phone
weighs half of the old phone, (photo, Darlene
Phelps, Jeanine Grote, Stephanie Walker, Dick
Cullen, Lyle Steers), July 26, 1960, p7.
Annual Rotary Livestock Show & Sale
at the Klamath County Fairgrounds will be held
August 21-23, (photos, Vickie Liskey, Nancy & Robert
Merrilees), July 27, 1960, p1.
A pilot escaped injury when his plane
flipped over as it came in for a landing at Kingsley
Field. Pilot Merlyn Mikkelson, 35, an experienced
ex-serviceman, (photo), July 27, 1960, p4A.
Janice Bradbury, 11 and Kay Carter,
12, pose with sheep entered in Tulelake-Butte Valley
Fair, (photo of above named people), July 27, 1960,
“The Seven Year Itch,” a comedy, will
play at the Willard Hotel on Sunday and Monday
evenings, featuring these local players, (photo, Bob
Norton, Pete Olson, Bill, Ricky and Nancy Hagerman,
and Margo Lungreen, professional actress), July 28,
Shown in the cockpit of their
Kingsley Field based F-101 Voodoo, (photo, 1st
Lt. Claude C. Blanch, 2nd Lt. David B.
Waddell, and aircrew of the month T. Sgt. Joseph R.
Deggs), July 28, 1960, p5A.
Klamath County Court indicated that
action will be taken very soon on a site for a new
county juvenile detention home, a site on Alameda,
July 28, 1960, p6A.
Photos of Lava Beds National Monument
museum near park headquarters, (photos, Mrs. R. J.
Zabriskie, Kerry Jane, Garner Mathis, Glory Mathis),
July 28, 1960, p6A.
Dozens of tiny ceramic square dance
figures have been decorated by members of the
Maverick Square Dance Club, assisting with
preparations for the annual Oregon Square Dance
Festival here Friday, July 29th, (photo,
Irene Williams, Sylvia Stroud, Jeannie Walker, Loren
Stroud), July 28, 1960, p6A.
Boy Scout jamboree delegates from
Klamath County are living it up outdoors at Colorado
Springs this week, (photo, Dave West, David
Milholland, Fred Lahler), July 29, 1960, p1.
Woolies are the pride and joy of
these young farmers and farmerette, to be shown at
the Junior Livestock Show and Sale, (photo, Larry
Nanta, Gary Nanta, John, Jim, and Mike Fitzgerald,
Karolyn Kerr, Ray Patersen, Chet Langslet, Paul
Campbell), July 29, 1960, p1.
New officers of Dewey Powell Chapter
No. 12, Disabled American Veterans, (photo, Harold
Paynter, George Utley, Earl Allison, Lynn Skeen, Dan
Johnson, Lawrence Bullard, Lada Wirth), July 29,
On their way to the annual Junior
Livestock show are these broad-backed Herefords,
(photo, Chuck Bailey, Mary Ellen Hess, Gene Bailey,
Tim Kerns), July 29, 1960, p4A.
New machine aids on farm feeding
programs in Basin territory, (photos, machine that
grinds up hay & mixes with grain, Lee Clark, Philip
Dixon, Harold Dixon, Karen Dixon), July 31, 1960,
Goosenest District busy on sagebrush
extinction (photos, no names listed), July 31, 1960,
New 4-H livestock exhibit building at
Klamath County Fairgrounds was formally accepted,
(photo, Bryant Williams, Jim Bennington, Al Hattan),
July 31, 1960, p1.
Workmen are shown during the
preliminary stages of construction of stock washing
facilities at Klamath County Fairgrounds, (photo,
crew working with cement truck), July 31, 1960, p2A.
Chief attraction in the household of
Mr. & Mrs. Tom Clames is Pinky a baby porcupine
shown here with grandson Alvin Zarosinski, (photos),
July 31, 1960, p4A.
Hundreds of brightly costumed square
dancers were under the lights of Gem Stadium Friday
and Saturday night, (photo, square dancers), August
1, 1960, p1.
Here Mike Gralian is on a tack across
Lake Ewauna on a frogging voyage with a home-rigged
vessel, (photo Basin is owned and operated by J. S.
(Sam) Wynn. (photo, Machine & Mr. Wynn), August 3,
Large spread about the Lava Beds
National Monument (photos, the Indian petroglyphs,
Charlotte and Cleo Thomas at fire lookout atop
Schonchin Butte, winding cinder trail footpath,
scene at Lava Beds, Mr. & Mrs. L. D. Millard and son
Stephen, along with dog Penny at picnic area) August
3, 1960, p10B.
New offices being added to
International Paper Co. in Weed, CA, (photo, H. C.
York, office manager at construction site), August
4, 1960, p1.
The Drifters are coming to the
Klamath Auditorium, (photo, The Drifters), August 4,
The fastest ways out of town, 73
evacuation signs were posted, (photo, Harold Rick,
John Adams installing one of the signs), August 5,
This little milkmaid started early.
Marcy Beebe developed a sudden interest in the two
family cows recently, (3 photos, Marcy Beebe, Rodney
Beebe), August 5, 1960, p4.
Welcome wagon hostesses shown upon
return from attending a hostess training course at
Pasadena, (photo, Mrs. E. L. Rusth, Mrs. Virgil
Koehn), August 5, 1960, p4.
A Gilchrist man, Clyde McLain is one
of 82 teachers from the nation attending a six-week
session at DePauw University, Indiana, (photo, Clyde
McLain, Dr. Jack Cook, Floyd Kester, Marvin Rose,
Donald Bowers), August 5, 1960, p5.
Reuben Larson was appointed chairman
of the Klamath County Public Welfare Commission,
(photo, Mrs. Frank Johnson, Reuben Larson, Bob
Walker, Frank Ganong, Ed Gowen), August 7, 1960, p1.
Mrs. Helen Perry operates complex lab
equipment to do soil analysis, (photo, Helen Perry),
August 7, 1960, p4A.
Mr. A. B. Epperson demonstrated his
satellitic orrery, scientific and education
invention at the reunion of the Class of 1910 at
Grinnell University, in Grinnell, Iowa. It was
pictured in the Denver Post, and Popular Mechanics,
(photo, A. B. Epperson), August 7, 1960, p5A.
Drilling begun on the new Merrill
municipal water well (photo), August 9, 1960, p5A.
James Scott new principal of the new
Lucille O’Neill. He also supervises Ponderosa
School, (photo, James Scott) August 9, 1960, p2B.
Jack Kemnitzer is the new principal
of Pelican School, (photo, Jack Kemnitzer), August
9, 1960, p2B.
Longtime Navy officer heads Riverside
School (photo, Donald Golding), August 9, 1960, p2B.
John Mathis principal of Merrill High
School will begin his second year, (photo, John
Mathis), August 9, 1960, p2B.
Mr. I. W. Kelsoe, Mount Shasta
Elementary School Dist. Superintendent, and
principal Delbert Durham are both natives of
Oklahoma, (photo, I. W. Kelsoe, Delbert Durham),
August 9, 1960, p3B.
Arn Torrigino is principal of
Tulelake Elementary School, (photo, Arn Torrigino),
August 9, 1960, p3B.
George Elliott heads largest unit
Henley High School, (photo, George Elliott), August
9, 1960, p3B.
Erwin Brower gets new school, Falcon
Heights, (photo, Erwin Brower), August 9, 1960, p3B.
William Kurtz marks sixth year as
principal of Merrill Elementary (photo), August 9,
Harvey Denham principal of Altamont
Junior High School (photo), August 9, 1960, p4B.
Charles Hale principal of Henley
Elementary School (photo), August 9, 1960, p4B.
Charles Steber principal of Bonanza
Schools (photo), August 9, 1960, p4B.
H. C. Sharpe principal of Fairhaven
Elementary School (photo), August 9, 1960, p4B.
Mr. A. C. Olson, principal of Twyla
Gerguson Elementary School (photo), August 9, 1960,
Bingham named education dean,
replacing C. P. Grewell at OTI, (photo, Dr. R. W.
Bingham), August 9, 1960, p5B.
John Heyden principal of Shasta
School (photo), August 9, 1960, p6B.
Mrs. Florence Ollman when completing
coming school year marks 30 years as teacher and
principal in the city Elementary School District,
(photo, Mrs. Florence Ollman), August 9, 1960, p6B.
Arthur R. Millard, principal of
Peterson School (photo), August 9, 1960, p6B.
William Pohll, principal of Bly
Elementary and High Schools (photo), August 9, 1960,
Tom Preece is the new Yreka Union
High School District superintendent (photo), August
9, 1960, p7B.
Steve Pueyo, affable leading man at
Yreka High School, in the wake of the school’s shift
from the Siskiyou High School District to
independence, (Photo, Steve Pueyo), August 9, 1960,
Max Marvin, principal of Orson
Stearns School (photo), August 9, 1960, p10B.
Fred N. Taylor is not only principal
of Keno Elementary School, he teaches grades seven
and eight, and coaches junior high sports, (photo,
Fred N. Taylor), August 9, 1960, p10B.
Klamath County Queen contestants pose
with a heifer from Scott Warren herd, (photo, Ona
Lee Terry, Marshia Calkins, Susan Kline, Ann Van
Nortwick, Faye Adams, Linda Crawford), August 10,
Plans ready on 96 unit apartment
house of Eldorado Apartments (photos, Jack Sedgwick,
3 architects’ and engineer’s renderings), August 11,
Klamath team crowned Oregon Champ.
The Klamath Falls American Legion baseball team
became the 1960 Oregon state champion in Gem Stadium
Friday night by overpowering Beaverton (photos, Hi
Hatfield accepts championship plaque, Klamath team
swarm out to the mound to greet winning pitcher John
Webb, Hank Herrera, Dave Saks, Jim Kurth, Wade
Williams, Ed Cottrill, Bruce Blackman), August 14,
Montague woman is “missing heiress”.
Mrs. Geraldine Warren, a nurse’s aide was tracked
down through the Art Linkletter show. She received
$25,000 from a rich uncle she never met, (photo,
Mrs. Warren), August 14, 1960, p1.
OTI building plans completed at the
new O’Connor site, (photo, large building plan
print), August 14, 1960, p4A.
Blind boy wins marksman medal (photo,
Donny Mitchell), August 15, 1960, p4.
A new truant officer at Klamath Union
High School is an IBM electronic computer rented for
the first time this year, (photos, Mrs. Emily Bellm,
Mrs. Eldina Kenyon), August 16, 1960, p5.
Douglas Hawkins, 18, who once lived
in Klamath Falls, will fly to Rome to be present for
the summer Olympics in a professional capacity.
Douglas is the grandson of Mrs. Burt Hawkins.
(photo, Douglas Hawkins on horseback, unnamed
female), August 17, 1960, p 7A.
Top Archer – Dale Baxter of Klamath
Falls won the coveted Pope-Young Tournament
championship last week end in competition with 80
archers from all over Oregon. Mrs Baxter and Mrs.
Sample won second and third places respectively in
the women’s division, (photo, Dale Baxter), August
17, 1960, p1B.
Siamese quadruplets were born Monday
to an alley-type cat owned by Mrs. Floyd Seeley.
They were joined, all four, at the navel, and two at
a common back foot. “Calico,” the 3 year old
mother, has since chewed one free and he, like the
others, seems to be doing all right, (photo,
Victoria Seeley & Siamese quadruplet cats), August
18, 1960, p1.
Jim Conroy, principal of Malin High
School, is another of several Klamath County natives
who has returned to teach, (photo, Jim Conroy),
August 18, 1960, p10B.
A new post office will be ready to go
soon at Bonanza, (photo, drawing of post office),
August 19, 1960, p2.
Three Klamath Falls Officials flew to
Salem Friday to appear before the Oregon State
Highway Commission to plead the case for
construction of the southern extension of the West
Side Bypass to Klamath Falls, (photo, Floyd Wynne,
G.S. Vergeer Sr., Mayor Lawrence Slater, Les Liston),
August 21, 1960, p1.
M-M Mobile Manor, a new mobile home
park has been opened on Summers Lane, just off 6th
St., (photo, mobile home park), August 21, 1960,
The first refrigerated truck for home
delivery in this part of the country went into
action several weeks ago with the Medo-Bel Dairy
Products, (photo, Truck with driver Gino Zalunardo),
August 21, 1960, p3A.
Gov. Mark Hatfield has named Mrs.
Marshall Cornett as a delegate to the White House
Conference on Aging, to be held in Washington, D.C.,
in January 1961, (photo, Mrs. Marshall Cornett),
August 21, 1960, p5A.
Borate bombers in Klamath Falls aid
firefighters, (photos, Tommy English, Paul Nichols,
John Nolan, Steve Moen, Albert Young, Linton
Cunningham, John Nolan, Bill Turner, David Wardell,
August 21, 1960, Magazine, p2 & 3.
Rotary-sponsored Junior Livestock
show (photos, Jim Watts, Diane Vanderhoff, Allen
Hobson, Larry Peterson & Larry Tice), August 23,
The Grand Champion breeding ewe of
the 1960 Klamath County 4-h Club and FFA Livestock
Show, (photo, Karen Dean with champion sheep),
August 23, 1960, p4.
The workshop season for local artists
ended this month with a “beatnick” party at the
Klamath Art Gallery, (photo, Terry Lincecum,
Margaret Smith, Blanche Casey, Paul Tetzner,
Margaret Knoll, Richard Trojan), August 24, 1960,
Klamath Falls, Oregon wins West Coast
American League Baseball Championship, (2-photos, Hi
Hatfield, John Bianchi), August 25, 1960, p1.
Lake County Fair Queen and her
Princesses, (photo, Queen Sherrain Arzner, sharon
Ashcraft, Teresa Ward), August 25, 1960, p1.
The Klamath Falls-Lakeview Train
Riders will take off from here on August 31 to make
the four-day ride to Lakeview, arriving there in
time to take part in Lake County’s annual Labor Day
rodeo and celebration, (photo, Keith Rice, Morris
Spillane, Dr. J.M. Hilton, Bev Thomas, Hank Ring,
Bob Colwell, Charlie Reed), August 26, 1960, p1.
Spud loss due to frost hits million.
Airman of the year honors at Kingsley
Field, (photo, Airman A.I.C. John R. Harris), August
26, 1960, p7.
Basin Boaters Race – Baby Hydros.
They are called “pumpkin seeds” or small
hydroplanes, (photo, behind the wheel Everett Leach,
and Everett Scott), August 26, 1960, p 11.
Pacific Terrace installs sprinkler
system in center strip, (photo, Ray Estell), August
28, 1960, p1.
Opening of bids on the sale of
Klamath Agency failed to produce a single non-member
bid, (photo, Mrs. Idella Edgar, Rollo Moore, Richard
Popp), August 28, 1960, p 4A.
Wood River Pioneers hold annual
meeting. The 11th annual get-together
and picnic of the Old Timers was held Aug. 20th,
Fort Jones marks first century. Many
articles from pg. 1-14, (26-photos, from early day
until modern day, lots of structures, Ernest Smith,
W. D. Mathews, Mr. & Mrs. Arland Walker, Frank &
Alfred Branson, Mrs. Nell Burton, Mrs. Margaret
Bailey, Mr. & Mrs. Robert DeNure, Mrs. Elsie
Reichman Johnson, Judge W. T. Mathews, Arland
Walker, Mrs. Walker, Bob Reynolds, Cal Veale, Mrs.
Warren Nelson, Alfred Branson, Paul Henderson, Ray
Johnson), August 28, 1960, Magazine p1-14.
Clarence Humble & Dale T. Crabtree
both running for Klamath County District Attorney.
Featured in photo is Mr. Humble at airport, flying
to Salem to file the petition.
(photo, Clarence Humble Al Vincze,
David Vandenberg Jr., William Bradshaw, August 30,
Dorris Grammar School will open soon,
(photo, new school), August 30, 1960, p2.
Finishing touches on Boy Scouts of
America Modoc Area Council building. Project has
been sponsored and carried through by the Klamath
Falls Lions Club. All of the work has been
contributed by trades, crafts business firms and
individuals to complete the structure which is
valued at $35,00, (photo, building, Cecil
Fitzgerald, roofer, and his crew), August 31, 1960,
J. Everett Barr of Yreka became
Siskiyou County Superior Court Judge, (photos, J.
Everett Barr, Richard Eaton), August 31, 1960, p5A.
Falcon Heights School being built,
(2-photos, building), August 31, 1960, p10A.
of the Klamath Falls American Legion baseball team
are honored at a huge banquet for winning the
American Legion Work Series at Hastings, (photo, Don
Willey, Hi Hatfield, Rich DePew, John Paxton, Dave
Stippich). Featured at banquet were ex-American
League umpire Bill Summers and Rip Collins, former
St. Louis Cardinal great.
2000 fans greet Klamath Falls
American Legion baseball club upon returning,
(photos, fans and team), September 1, 1960, p1.
Historian observes 95th
birthday, recalls Alaska gold rush tales, (photo,
Alex J. Rosborough), Sept. 1, 1960, p2A.
Lillian LeFever, Daughter of Mr. &
Mrs. Harvey LeFever of Klamath Falls, who this year
will mascot the upcoming United Fund campaign in the
county. Lillian, 6, is afflicted with nephritis.
While under treatment contracted polio, (photo,
Lillian LeFever), Sept. 2, 1960, p1.
A rawhider who enjoys her work is
Mrs. Glen (Mary) Fields of Bonanza. She calls
rawhide braiding her “crocheting” (photos, Mary
Fields, & daughter Mary Jean Fields), Sept. 2, 1960,
Delbert M. Milholland is principal of
the new Lakeview High School opening Tuesday.
Richard Sneddon will be the new agriculture
instructor, (6-photos, Delbert M. Milholland,
Richard Sneddon, Bullard school, Lakeview High
School, Fremont Elementary School, Arthur D. Hay
School), Sept. 2, 1960, p7B.
Work on the new natural gasline which
will stretch more than 1,400 miles from Alberta,
Canada, to Antioch, California (photo, Lewis Arnold,
train cars loaded with pipe), Sept. 4, 1960, p1.
Work starts on vital gas link,
(photos, unloading pipe), Sept. 4, 1960, p6B.
There’s a lot of up and down country
in the terrain covered by the Modoc Tribe Ride
(photos, Arn Hironymous, Bob Sloss, Don Collis, Bru
Christensen, Don Collins, Lloyd Porter, Marion
Campbell, George Chambers, Frank Larson), Sept. 4,
1960, Klamath Basin Living, p1-8.
John Glenn digs up artifact in his
yard, (photo), Sept. 5, 1960, p1.
Tulelake girl, Faye Adams, wins crown
of the Tulelake Butte Valley Fair, (photo, Faye
Adams, Diane Sweasy, Ona Lee Terry, DeAnn Van
Nortwick), Sept. 6, 1960, p1.
John F. Kennedy opens California
campaign in Dunsmuir, (3-photos, Linda Lombardi with
donkey, John F. Kennedy, Lou Sbarbaro, large crowd
at train station), Sept. 8, 1960, p1.
A breakfast was held in the Hotel
Dunsmuir for Gov. Edmund (Pat) Brown and other
officials prior to the arrival of Sen. John Kennedy,
(photo, Pat Brown, Pauline Davis, D. H. McClintock,
Lou Sbarbaro, Harold (Bizz) Johnson), Sept. 8, 1960,
Kingsley fighter pilots do well at
Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, during a recent
weapons training session there, (photo, F-101B
Voodoo fighter jets), Sept. 8, 1960, p5A.
Former Bly Methodist Church building
used as sixth grade classroom, (photo, church
building), Sept. 9, 1960, p2B.
Five new directors elected to the
board of the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce,
(photo, James Bocchi, Noel Flynn, John Moehl, Adolph
Zamskky, James Stilwell), Sept. 11, 1960, p7B.
2 Tacoma Physicians open new office
here, (photo, Dr. D. T. Matthews, Dr. Richard
Otteman), Sept. 11, 1960, p7B.
Gov. Mark Hatfield will officially
open the Republican Headquarters in the Winema Hotel
Thursday afternoon, (photos, Gov. Mark Hatfield,
Peter Gunnar), Sept. 14, 1960, p1.
Opening of Democratic Headquarters at
1116 Main Street Tuesday afternoon, (photo, Al
Ullman, Eldred Hansen), Sept. 14, 1960, p1.
For the first time in the history of
local baseball, on any level, a Klamath Falls player
has had his name and picture entered in the Hall of
Fame in Cooperstown, New York (photo, John Bianchi),
Sept. 14, 1960, p1B.
New officers of the Klamath County
Chamber of Commerce chosen, (photo, Bill Graham, Bob
Kent, Fred Ehlers, Jim Monteith, not present Dick
Laudenschlager), Sept, 15, 1960, p1.
Gov. Mark Hatfield cuts the ribbon to
open Republican headquarters, (photo, Mark Hatfield,
Ron Phair, and onlookers), Sept. 16, 1960, p1.
New Klamath Basin Community Center to
open Monday, September 26th, (photo, of
workman overhauling the auditorium’s dance floor at
Old Armory Building at Spring and Main, site of new
center), Sept. 18, 1960, p1.
Aircrew of the month selected at
Kingsley, (photo, pilot 1st Lt. Charles
B. Aly, radar observer Lt. John A. Schlosser), Sept.
19, 1960, p2.
Beautification of downtown streets of
Klamath Falls progressing, (photo, street with
planters), Sept. 20, 1960,p1.
Local woman on Marine Corps ball
team, (photo, Dora P. Boye), Sept. 20, 1960, p14.
New hospital study okayed by chamber
The Distinguished Service Award for
outstanding service to agriculture is presented here
to Charles Henderson, Klamath County Extension
Agent, by Gov. Mark Hatfield, (photo, Gov. Mark
Hatfield, Charles Henderson), Sept. 22, 1960, p1.
Two beauties from Klamath Falls took
two of the four top places for American Indian
Beauty at the Pendleton Roundup this year, (photo,
Viola James, Ramona Soto), Sept. 22, 1960, p4A.
A new hot water well system will now
be heating Roosevelt School, (photo, digging at the
Roosevelt School), Sept. 22, 1960, p7D.
Klamath Air Search and Rescue Unit
drops raft within a few feet of Don DerMiner,
swimming on Klamath Lake, proclaiming their two-year
life-saving developmental program a success, (photo,
rescue raft, Don DerMiner), Sept. 26, 1960, p1.
Klamath County Museum displays
volcanic formations, (photo, volcanic rock display,
Secretary Carole Gervais), Sept. 28, 1960, p1.
District Attorney Dale Crabtree
continuing in history-making cattle rustling trial
against Paul Robert Wilson. Sept. 28, 1960, p4A.
A Blue Star Memorial Marker was put
in on Highway 97 near the California border, (photo,
Marker, Mrs. Vern I. Brader, Mrs. Chester J. Main,
W. C. Williams, Mark Astrup), Sept. 30, 1960, p4.
New firm buys KAGO, Klamath
Broadcasting Company, John Ferm is the Vice
President and general manager, (photo, John Ferm),
Oct. 2, 1960, p8B.
New stretch of Hwy 99 in Dunsmuir, CA
opened Saturday, (photo, California Hwy Patrol car
leads motorcade), Oct. 3, 1960, p1.
Cove Point homes saved from forest
fire, (photos), Oct. 4, 1960, p 1.
A family of 3 attorneys from Yreka
are shown here leaving the U. S. Supreme Court
Building in Washington D. C. where they were
admitted to practice, (photo, Dr. Jere E. Hurley
Sr., and sons Charles & Jere Jr.), Oct. 4, 1960, p5.
Traditional gavel, representing
presidency of the Klamath County Chamber on
Commerce, went to Bob Kent, presented by retiring
president Bill Graham, (photo, Bob Kent, Bill
Graham), Oct. 5, 1960, p1.
Members of the Southern Oregon Peace
Officers Association were guest of the 408th
Fighter Group at Kingsley Field, (photo, Lt. Colonel
Murphy, E. W. Tichenor, Charles Champlin, Colonel
Welch), Oct. 5, 1960, p2A.
Klamath Falls man, Lt. Col. Howard B.
Dow retired from the Army after more than 20 years
of service, (photo, Lt. Col. Howard B. Dow, Major
Gen. John F. Bohlender, Col Urho R. Merkangas, Col.
Byron E. Pollock), Oct. 5, 1960, p3A.
Trout on a trip from Mt. Shasta Fish
Hatchery, to Darrah Springs Hatchery near Red Bluff
(photo), Oct. 5, 1960, p5A.
Golden Age Club instituted here some
month ago has grown from 50 members to 150, (photo,
Mrs. Rose Reeves, Mrs. Mildred Martin, Mrs.
Elizabeth Smith, Bill Wilkeison, Mrs. Mina Hoff),
Oct. 6, 1960, p1.
Miss Flex, champion cutting horse,
owned by Jim Stevenson of Klamath Falls brought back
3 trophies from competition held in Kirkland, WA.,
(photo, horse, Jim Stevenson), Oct. 6, 1960, p3A.
Forrest C. Clark retired last week
after more than 40 years of service the Southern
Pacific Co., (photo, Forrest C. Clark, Ed Votaw,
Eldon Ramsay, Al Stroud, Mike Mosby, G. E. Parrish,
Emery Stockdale, Bob Dixon, C. S. Garrett), Oct. 6,
Horse ranch lodge owners Mr. and Mrs.
Joe Stits, Fort Rock, Lake County, recently won
their year-long fight with the federal government to
retain possession of their property, (photo, Mr. &
Mrs. Joe Stits), Oct. 6, 1960, p8A.
A Democratic get-together at the
Klamath County Fairgrounds drew 200 persons to hear
Sen. Frank Church, (photo, Sen. Frank Church,
Congressman All Ullman, Eldred Hansen), Oct. 7,
Giant B-52 Bombers flew south over
Klamath Falls giving a fighter from Kingsley Field
opportunity to make a practice interception. The
fighter was manned by Capt. Art Lewis and 1st
Lt. John Schlosser), (photo, sky view of jets), Oct.
7, 1960, p3A.
Contributions for the disaster car
fund continued to swell the amount needed to
purchase this vehicle for use in Klamath Falls and
vicinity, (photo, Chuck Bailey, Glenn Bowen, Gene
Bailie, Al Geiss, Al Nyback), Oct. 9, 1960, p1.
Another big boost for the disaster
car fund from the Exchange Club with another $265,
(photo, Bob Rutter, Bill Ackerman, Jim Knoles), Oct.
10, 1960, p1.
Spud Queen is chosen, (photo, Donna
Lee Micka), Oct. 10, 1960, p1.
Junior princesses for Potato
Festival, (photo, Nancy Coulson, Nancy Trotman), Oct
10, 1960, p1.
Commendation medal was awarded to Lt.
Col. Walter S. Murphy, (photo, Lt. Col. Murphy, Col.
R. C. Welch), Oct. 13, 1960, p3A.
Crater Lake headquarters takes a
pounding from wind storm (photo, crane lifting log
off home), Oct. 13, 1960, p9A.
Aerial picture of pipe stockpiled for
natural gas line by Sprague River, Oct. 14, 1960,
History of Merrill Potato Industry.
Pictures dating back from 1934, and Potato Festival
Queens from 1934 to 1959, Oct. 16, 1960, magazine.
Winner of the “Most Courteous Clerk”
contest, Midge Bieber, (photo, Midge Beiber, Ralph
Hunter, Erv Savio), Oct. 18, 1960, p1.
Col. Rupert C. Welch, commander,
Kingsley Field, presented the “408th
Fighter Group Insignia,” mounted on a wooden plaque,
to R. Frank Tucker Manager of the Klamath County
Chamber of Commerce, (photo, R. Frank Tucker, Col.
Rupert C. Welch, Maj. Ray Royce, Lt. Col. Wilson V.
Edwards, Lt. Col. Lloyd LeMay, Lt. Col. Walter S.
Murphy, Lt. Col. Carl H. Leo), Oct. 18, 1960, p9.
“The Mouse Trap” to be presented by
the newly organized Pelican Players, (photo, Larry
Holman, Bob Schell, Vince Raggio, Nancy Hagerman,
Jacqueline Scholl, Pete Lungreen), Oct. 19, 1960,
Two roads, being built by different
agencies, will provide access to timber in the area
south of Lake of the Woods. One would be built by
Klamath County and the U. S. Forest Service as a
joint project; the other would be built by the
Bureau of Land Management, (photo, map), Oct. 21,
New program of the Klamath Fire Dept.
known as “Operation I,” for homes where a person is
invalid (photo, Mrs. Rudy (Helen) Jeschke, Capt.
John Matthews, Battalion Chief Harold Uglum), Oct.
21, 1960, p1.
Merrill’s 24th annual
Potato Festival drew one of the largest crowds ever,
(photos, Donna Micka, Secretary of State Howell
Appling Jr.), Oct. 23, 1960, p1.
This plant and all equipment
including the land will be sold at auction Oct. 25th.
The entire estate of Caradco Inc. will be closed out
at this sale, (photo, of plant site), Oct 23, 1960,
Pelican Players: “Mousetrap”
performed in the Pine Grove Room of the Willard
Hotel under odds that included lack of equipment,
time for staging, and other difficulties, Oct. 23,
Champion potato growers received
recognition at Klamath Basin Potato Festival,
(photo, Robert Petrik, Robert Cheyne, A. M. Cherry),
Oct. 24, 1960, p1.
Award went to Mrs. Paul (Dorthea)
Buck, sixth grade teacher at Roosevelt School
(photo, Dorthea Buck, Arnold Gralapp), Oct. 24,
Iron Gate Dam is gradually taking
shape in the Klamath River Canyon, (photo), Oct. 25,
OTI role defended by Gov. Mark
Hatfield, Oct. 26, 1960, p1.
First Meeting of Klamath Academy of
Medicine & Science will be held Friday, Oct. 28th,
at the Willard Hotel, Oct. 27, 1960, p1.
Historians to honor George Nurse who
founded the settlement that later became Klamath
Falls, (photo, George Nurse’s niece Mrs. G. H.
Hancock), Oct. 28, 1960, p1.
Historical highlights on George Nurse
featured in Magazine of Klamath Basin Living,
(4-photos, George Nurse, Mrs. Mary Nurse, Nurse
home, view of Linkville), Oct. 30, 1960, p2 & 3.
Pelican Theater to be torn down for
parking lot, (photo, Pelican Theater), Nov. 1, 1960,
The Pony Pass Motel with 56 rental
units changed hands, from Carsten C. Nelson and
Florence R. Nelson to the Stanislaus Motor-In Inc.
of San Francisco, (photo), Nov. 1, 1960.
Callahan Catholic Church, 102 years
old, will be restored, (photo), Nov. 3, 1960, p7A.
The largest check of the entire drive
for a Disaster Car was received by the Klamath Falls
Lions Club for $825, (photo, Eldred Putnam, Geno
Gheller, Lawrence Slater, Everett Ball, Dr. C. W.
Davis, Maury Clark, Jim Mosely), Nov. 5, 1960, p1.
Tulelake’s fifth fire truck was
delivered Wednesday, (photo, fire truck, Paul
Rogers, D. L. Thomas, Tom Slaughter, Bill Quinn,
Randolph Collier, Lyle Sherer), Nov. 6, 1960, p4A.
Fred Lawrence tosses hat into mayor’s
race (photo), Nov. 7, 1960, p1.
Former editor is interview subject (Malcom
Epley), Nov. 7, 1960, p5.
Butte Valley principal Ken Cleland
urges school work, Nov. 7, 1960, p5.
Alvin Cheyne has been named president
of the Klamath County Cattleman’s Association,
(photo, Alvin Cheyne, Ray Peterson), Nov. 8, 1960,
M. Sgt. Raymond Milam Jr. was awarded
the Air Force Commendation Medal last week, (photo,
Raymond Milam Jr., Col. Rupert C. Welch, Maj. Curtis
H. Gruye), Nov. 9, 1960, p2A.
Linkville Kiwanis Club organized
(photo, Arnie Jensen, James Crismon, Fred Foulon),
Nov. 13, 1960, p1.
County library keeps fresh supply of
books at county schools (photo, bookmobile), Nov.
13, 1960, p3.
Shooting within city will be halted,
police say, Nov. 15, 1960, p1.
Unitarians move into old Pine Grove
school (photo), Nov. 17, 1960, p5.
Old saw placed in Klamath County
Museum (photo, Ben Swartz), Nov. 17, 1960, p10b.
Klamath Agency sold (photo, Leonard
Moore, Silas Barkley Jr., Theodore Moore, Merle
Crawford, Leon Crawford, Vic Sissons, Babe LouJean
Moore, Glenn Ramirez), Nov. 18, 1960, p1.
Speaker from Africa addresses YMCA
banquet (photo, Daniel Tyler, Earl Kent, Jack
Douglass), Nov. 18, 1960, p1.
Grand opening of Holiday Bowl
(advertisement), Nov. 18, 1960, p5B.
Sacred Heart Academy’s Safety Patrol
is city’s first (photo, Robert Benson), Nov. 20,
“The Holy Hour” theme of Junior
Chamber of Commerce Christmas parade (photo, Wes
Sine, Lee Knaeble, Norman Simonson), Nov. 20, 1960,
Store, home burned to ground in
Beatty (Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schmitz, owners), Nov.
21, 1960, p3A. (photo of store published Nov. 24,
1960, p4A) (fire photos published Nov. 25, 1960,
Falcon Heights school to open
(photos), Nov. 22, 1960, p4.
The Checkers to play at auditorium
(photo), Nov. 24, 1960, p2A.
Historic Nazarene Church burns in
Dorris (photo), Nov. 25, 1960, p1.
Dance, music by Pee Wee Stidham,
(advertisement for Red Barn in Dorris), Nov. 25,
Ken-Del Ranch at Tennant is Christmas
tree producer (photos), Nov. 27, 1960, p5A.
City of Klamath Falls biennial report
(advertisement, photos: new airport terminal, new
city shop, new sewer plant), Nov. 276, 1960, p4C.
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pipeline
work (photo only), Nov. 27, 1960, p5C.
School crossing safety patrols
receive official city sanction, Nov. 29, 1960, p1.
Bid opening on Klamath Tribe timber
land virtually last act in termination, Nov. 30,
Inspiring youngster celebrates
birthday (photo, Lillian LeFever), Dec. 1, 1960, p1.
Floyd Wynne named to editor post at
Herald and News; Jack Morgan is office manager
(photos), Dec. 1, 1960, p7A.
Tribal termination done; no bids on
timber lands (photo, Idella Edgar, Victor Sisson,
Earl Wilcox, J.L. Diddock, Perry Skara, Ed Gowen,
Lawrence Slater, Frank Ganong, Bill Ganong, Tom
Watters), Dec. 2, 1960, p1.
New volume provides local school
history (photo, Isabelle Tyrell Brixner, Buena Cobb
Stone, Marjorie Feeder Howe), Dec.
11, 1960, p1.
1893 sham battle at Fort Klamath
recalled (photos), Dec. 11, 1960, p1 magazine.
Chiloquin Boys Club boxers stage
fight (photo, Ray DeBortoli), Dec. 12, 1960, p13.
Highway projects are listed (Lake of
the Woods Highway, Westside Bypass), Dec. 13, 1960,
Southern Pacific crew celebrates
six-year safety mark (photo, Ed Worrell, Calvin
Davis, A.A. Gilley, Ray Johnson, E.P. Vincent, R.E.
Hitson, A.F. Condrey, Charlie Kaler, G.C. Calhoun,
R.M. Dickson), Dec. 13, 1960, p1.
Patient at nursing home had long
school career (photo, Erma Cooper, Minnie
Dillard-Davis), Dec. 13, 1960, p4.
First day of classes at Falcon
Heights school (photo), Dec. 13, 1960, p1.
Group studying termination of Klamath
Tribe (photo, Barney Richards, Boyd Jackson, Lucy
Covington, Dibbon Cook, Jesse Kirk, William Picard,
Lorraine Misiaszek, Joe Ball, Elnathan Davis), Dec.
14, 1960, p1.
Chiloquin man is top roper (photo,
Sammy Miller), Dec. 14, 1960, p2.
Late judge (Dale B. “Snuffy” Smith)
may have been last in his post as Sprague River
Justice Court judge in Bly, Dec. 14, 1960, p4A.
New ski group (Alla Mage) plan winter
events, Dec. 15, 1960, p14.
Gracious lady shares sourdough recipe
(photo, Mrs. L.F. Lund), Dec. 15, 1960, p7B.
Natural gas pipeline construction
(photo only, by Wes Guderian), Dec. 16, 1960, p1.
Items still needed for nursing home
party (photo of Klamath County Nursing Home on
Summers Lane), Dec. 16, 1960, p4.
Kingsley Pilot to solo in “Messiah”
(photo, Lt. R.G. Bratton), Dec. 16, 1960, p4.
New officers of Klamath Chapter,
Oregon Pilots Association (photo only, Don Der
Miner, H.O. Juckeland, Charles W. Mack), Dec. 16,
Air base boxing show set (photo, Leon
Weeks), Dec. 16, 1960, p1B.
Expansion of Stearns School
progressing (photo), Dec. 18, 1960, p1.
Bly rancher has pet deer (photos,
Harry Obenchain), Dec. 18, 1960, p1-3, magazine.
Gas pipeline section dedicated
(photo), Dec. 21, 1960, p1.
Amateur fight card completed (photos,
Roland Crume, Enos Herkshan, Clark Zadina), Dec. 21,
Dedication held for Pacific Gas and
Electric pipeline section (photos only, Harry Boivin,
Stanley Arnold, H.W. Haberkorn, M.H. “Hap” Chandler,
Frank Ganong), Dec. 22, 1960, p1.
Christmas party at Klamath County
Nursing Home (photos only, Madelyn Brown, Clara
Rainwater, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Florin, Jack Smith,
Shelley Young, John Crawford, Jules Wallaert, Hughey
Barnes, “Scotty” McDonald, Louis Villa, Carol
Eisenbeisz, Anna Murphy, Blanche Whitmer, Irene
Wallace), Dec. 25, 1960, p4C.
Tulelake Horseradish being packed
(photo only, Hugh Rick, James Foust, Paul Christy),
Dec. 25, 1960, p8C.
Klamath Falls man runs miniature
railway (photos, Pete Silani), Dec. 25, 1960, p2-3
Explosion, fire damage airport
terminal (photo), Dec. 27, 1960, p1, 4.
Copco, PP&L merger plan announced,
Dec. 29, 1960, p1.
Gov. Hatfield appoints Hal F. Coe to
fill judge’s seat vacated by death of D.E. Van
Vactor (photo), Dec. 29, 1960, p1.
Oscar Nissen to retire, move to
Madras (photo), Dec. 29, 1960, p2.
Copco, PP&L reach agreement on merger
(maps), Dec. 30, 1960, p1.
Acreage near Alturas marked for
refuge by Fish and Wildlife Service, Dec. 30, 1960,
Julian R. Abbott retiring as bailiff
(photo, Fred H. Heilbronner, Julian Abbott, David R.
Vandenberg), Dec. 30, 1960, p4.
Victory Temple is city’s newest
church (photo), Dec. 30, 1960, p5B.
Klamath County voters turn down proposed
countywide vector control district, Aug. 23, 1969.
Pictures tell story
of pipeline project (photos), Jan. 1, 1961, special
Reservation lands may become new national
forest, Jan. 31, 1961, p1.
Falcon Heights school dedication set (photo),
Feb. 2, 1961, p1.
Laird's Landing destroyed by fire (photo),
Feb. 6, 1961, p1.
Juvenile detention home plans nearly done
(drawing), Feb. 10, 1961, p1.
Courthouse addition studied for four years
(drawings), Feb. 10, 1961, p5a.
Gospel Mission marks three years (photos),
Feb. 10, 1961, p7a.
Chamber calls for study of suburban
integration, Feb. 16, 1961, p1.
Pelican Theater walls come tumbling down
(photos), Feb. 20, 1961, p1.
Church photos with historical cutlines, Feb.
26, 1961, p3C, 30C.
Fremont National Forest has record timber cut
in 1959, Feb. 26, 1961, p8C.
School photos with historic cutlines, Feb. 26,
Klamath Red Cross chapter established in 1917,
Feb. 26, 1961, p31C.
Agriculture Secretary approves creation of
Winema National Forest, Feb. 27, 1961, p1.
Air Force training jet crashes March 19 in
Stewart Lenox (photos), March 20, 1961, p1.
Pin oak transplanted from post office to Boy
Scout office (photos), April 3, 1961, p1.
Gingerbread house being constructed at Moore
Park (photo only), April 6, 1961, p1.
Proposed gunpowder ordinance draws fire
(photos, Wilburn Dodge, Lee Yoder, Dr. Glenn Miller,
James Barnes), April 11, 1961, p1.
Order establishes Winema National Forest,
April 13, 1961, p1.
Highway 97 crash kills four 45 miles north of
Klamath Falls (James Garner, Phyllis Garner, Sandra
Garner, Shirley Wilson) (photo), April 23, 1961, p1.
Fire razes Klamath Basin Pine Trim Co.
Pankey collection of
Indian relics arrive at museum (photos, Ivan
Pankey Jr.), July 27, 1961, p12A.
Bears moved to new cage at Moore Park zoo
(photos), Aug. 7, 1961, p1.
Dead Indian Road opens (photo), Aug. 13, 1961,
Two men shot to death (Clifton Smith, Dwight
"Charlie" Henry), Aug. 14, 1961, p1.
The 2 Vees performing at
The Log Cabin, "The Supper Club of the Klamath
Basin" (advertisement), Aug. 15, 1961.
Youth confesses to double killing (Clifford
George Jr.), Aug. 16, 1961, p1.
Ground broken on new OTI campus (photo, Harry
Boivin, Winston Purvine), Aug. 17, 1961, p1.
Hagelstein Park dedicated as first Klamath
County park on Sept. 5, 1961.
Family of five dies
in Pelican City fire (photos, Roy Lee and Elvina
Crary, children Roy Wayne, Dawn Kay and Goldie
Leona), Nov. 2, 1961, p1.
Dorris Bros. settled
ranch in 1871; now Modoc Wildlife Area, Dec. 3,
1961, p1 feature section.
unofficially open, Dec. 3, 1961, p5.
Iron Gate Dam
dedicated (photos), feature section, Feb. 11, 1962.
Long Bell lumber ad
(photo, building at Main and Spring streets),
Feb. 25, 1962, p9B.
Iron Gate Dam
featured (photo), Feb. 25, 1926, p13B.
Sport of bowling
gains popularity (photo page; history of Lucky
Lanes, Holiday Bowl, lanes over Woolworth store),
Feb. 25, 1962, p10E.
Lost River Ranch
(advertisement, photos Ben F. Smith, J.M.
McClelland), Feb. 25, 1962.
Tomahaw ski bowl
ideal for skiers (photo page), Feb. 25, 1962, p6E.
Rotorua, New Zealand,
selected as Klamath Falls's sister city, Feb. 27,
Steamboats on Klamath
lakes (photos, Klamath, Jessie, Buena Vista, Vera,
Tule, Alma, Winema), Feb. 25, 1962, p18C.
Herkimer the badger joins
Moore Park zoo, March 1, 1962, p8A.
O.C. Applegate papers turned over to
University of Oregon, March 4, 1962.
Air Force helicopter drops
food to Malin farm family trapped by heavy snow,
March 6, 1962, p4.
Sister city accepted, March
11, 1962, p1.
Johns-Manville plant to
close in June, April 24, 1962, p1.
Kingsley jet crashes near
Mount Dome; pilot Leon Lewis, crewman Dale B.
Peloquin safe, May 9, 1962, p1.
Rabbit drive reduces
hazard to air field operations at Kingsley Field
(photo only), May 13, 1962, p3A.
History of mullet
(suckers) recalled (historic photos), June 3, 1962,
Power plant dedicated
in memory of J.C. Boyle, June 25, 1962, p1.
J.C. Boyle plant named
after longtime PPL manager, June 26, 1962, p1.
Authorities launch probe into Lost River fish
kill, Aug. 9, 1962, p1.
Snakes weave pattern in Klamath Falls history,
Jan. 28, 1962.
McCleon Research Center filled with tribal
artifacts, Feb. 18, 1962.
Ski enthusiasts enjoy Tomahawk Ski Bowl
(photos), March 3, 1962.
Dr. George Irving
Wright dies (photo), May 20, 1962, p4A.
Klamath Falls only flour mill was built by
Thomas Martin (historic photos), June 24, 1962.
abandoned Klamath Lumber and Box Co. plant (photos),
July 2, 1962, p1.
New logging methods
(photo page), Aug. 19, 1962.
Four killed in
head-on crash at Algoma (Dan David Johnson, Robert
Lee Elliott, Robert Kenneth Harris, Laura Anne
Harris), Aug. 26, 1962.
held at Fremont Denny Creek marker (photo only),
Sept. 8, 1962, p1.
Cottonwood Lake, constructed in 1961, proves
popular, Sept. 9, 1962, p7A.
Kiwanis Park on Kit Carson Way dedicated
(photos), Sept. 20, 1962, p1.
dedicates Oregon Tech site (photo with Winston
Purvine), Sept. 21, 1962, p1.
dedicated on Kit Carson Way, Sept. 21, 1962.
Winnemucca to the Sea
Highway dedicated (photo), Sept. 23, 1962, p1.
Ellingson Lumber Co. burns
during Columbus Day storm on Oct. 12 (photos), Oct.
14, 1962, p1.
facilities developed at Oregon Tech, Nov. 1, 1962,
issue flares between Sheriff Red Britton, county
court, Nov. 1, 1962, p1
OK to hire cook for jail, Nov. 4, 1962, p1.
OK to hire cook for jail, Nov. 4, 1962, p1.
Eagle Wilder speaks to Soroptimists, Nov. 7, 1962,
tag-team wrestling offered at auditorium, Nov. 7,
Kalinas open new store in Malin
(photos), Nov. 11, 1962, p5.
Hotel changes hands (photo)(Arthur Rickbell, Frank
Bogatay buyers), Nov. 13, 1962, p1.
Intercommunity hospital board takes stand on
physician qualifications, Nov. 13, 1962, p1.
Northern yardmaster Lester Stringfellow retires
after 39 years, Nov. 15, 1962, p2.
Big dance at
Red Barn (advertisement, Pee Wee Stidham), Nov. 16,
factor” of Oregon Tech bomb shelter checked (photo,
H.M. Hunt, Larrie P. Savoy, David L. Hardesty), Nov.
18, 1962, p2
project speeded in Winema National Forest (photos,
Norm Gould, Jack Carter, Mortie Gregory, Ray Rahn,
Bill Staley), Nov. 18, 1962, Features section p. 1.
tree donated by Weyerhaeuser, placed at Eighth and
Klamath (photo, Sears in background), Nov. 21, 1962,
donate funds for new zoo cages at Moore Park (photo,
Bob Flamme, Gary Woodring), Nov. 24, 1962, p1.
church traces history to 1871 in Klamath (photos),
Nov. 25, 1962, features section p1.
home to be dedicated (photo, Judge David Vandenberg,
Francis Matthews), Nov. 26, 1962, p1.
hospital drive seeks $725,000 (photo, James F.
Stilwell), Nov. 27, p1.
Stilwell to lead campaign to raise $725,000 for new
Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, Nov. 28, 1962,
home dedicated (photo of juvenile board, Lucile
O’Neill, Mrs. Ed Geary, Dr. Miriam Luten, Clara
Moore, Dorothea Buck, Rev. Andrew Jarvis, Lawrence
Slater, Francis Mathews, Gene Stivers), Nov. 30,
folk set for Christmas party (photo, Homer Long),
Dec. 2, 1962, p1.
at new juvenile home (full-page ad with photos,
Georgie Johnson, Beulah Hillman), Dec. 2, 1962, p7A.
ski club set for season (photos), Dec. 2, 1962,
features section p9.
department substation on Shasta Way has roof, walls
(photo), Dec. 5, 1962, p1.
Episcopal church float wins honors in Christmas parade
(photos), Dec. 9, 1962, p1, 4B.
Suburban planning zones explained by consultant Ken
Blackman (zoning maps), Dec. 11, 1962, p10-11.
Shell service station comes down to make way for new
offramp from Highway 97 on Riverside Drive (photo),
Dec. 14, 1962, p1.
Washburn Way overpass across Great Northern yard
partially complete (photo only), Dec. 16, 1962, p1.
Oregon Food Store (later Sherm’s Thunderbird) opens
(photo), Dec. 18, 1962, p1.
Boise-Cascade buys Johns Manville plant (photo), Dec.
19, 1962, p1.
Former editor Hale Scarbrough dies in Alabama, Dec. 20,
Photos of new Oregon Food Store, Dec. 23, 1962,
Stand-alone photo of youth skating on A Canal, Dec. 28,
Sign pointing to Klamath Falls to be given to Rotorua
(photo, George Kovich, Walt McIntyre, Mayor Robert
Veatch), Dec. 30, 1962, p1.
Herbert Floyd Mitchell convicted in murder of Dmitre
Dan Yerkovich in Esquire Theater, Jan. 1, 1963, p1.
Lost River Cemetery near Merrill trampled by cattle
(photo), Jan. 10, 1963, p1.
State favors Lakeshore route for new Highway 140,
Jan. 10, 1963, p1.
Mitchell gets death sentence for Esquire Theater
slaying, Jan. 11, 1963, p1.
School boards push plan for county, “metro”
districts, Jan. 11, 1963, p1.
Neither snow nor sleet stalled T.B. Watters on 1912
journey from Nebraska, Jan. 13, 1963, p6.
Guy Cramer, killer of Fred Peterson and hospital
escapee, re-arrested, Jan. 15, 1963, p1.
Stand-alone photo of cast rehearsing for Klamath
Civic Theater play (Charles O’Keefe, Larry Palmieri,
Donald K. Bohmann, Dorene O’Keefe, Pete Lungren,
Nancy and Bill Hagerman), Jan. 16, 1963, p4.
State to install guard rail on canal side of Highway
97 towards Dorris, Jan. 18, 1963, p1.
Dorothy Uhlig leaves for third term of missionary
service in Thailand (photo), Jan. 18, 1963, p14.
Rotorua likened to Klamath (photo, Betty Trumpower,
George Callison, Cliff McDonald), Jan. 20, 1963, p1.
Donald Boyd to manage Floyd A. Boyd Co. (photo),
Jan. 20, 1963, p3.
Stand-alone photo of museum board (Warren Bennet,
Hal Ogle, Loraine Quillen, Scott Warren, James
O’Donahue), Jan. 21, 1963, p1.
Hospital fund drive committee announces chairman
post (photo, A.M. Collier, James F. Stilwell, Dick
Henzel, Eston “Mike” Balsiger, Jan. 21, 1963, p4.
Eldorado Heights lots offered for sale
(advertisement), Jan. 25, 1963, p5.
Dr. Charles Rugh participated in historic flight
that spanned the nation (photos), Jan. 27, 1963,
Legend of Lemuria surrounds Mount Shasta, Jan. 27,
Skating gains popularity at Moore Park arena, Jan.
27, 1963, p6C.
Stand-alone photo of new officers of Klamath County
Historical Society (Robert Angel, Mae Phinney, Paul
Robertson), Jan. 28, 1963, p1.
Forest Service plans sale of stumps for turpentine,
rosin, Jan. 28, 1963, p1.
Meet your local grocery manager (advertisement with
photos, Emil Albrecht, Dick Hicks, Bill Dickey, Ron
Carter, Jack Hallmark, T.C. Carter, Harold Scoubes,
Norman Duffy, Jim Mosley, Harold Clark, Gordon
Sellars, Cy McColgin), Jan. 28, 1963, p10.
firefighters of 1912 (photo, Keith Ambrose, Lloyd
Low, Harry Goeller, Ed Gowan, Dave Kenyon, Jack
Hunsaker, Charlie Biehn, several others), Feb. 24,
Grand jury indicts Sheriff Britton in prisoner
escape case (photo), May 2, 1963, p1.
Sen. Barry Goldwater to highlight dedication
of hospital site, May 3, 1961, p1.
Decline of trout in Upper Klamath, Agency
lakes studied, May 3, 1963, p5.
George Stephenson donates land for county park
(photos), May 5, 1963, p1.
History of veterans memorials at courthouse
(photos), May 26, 1963, p1.
Woman who nursed Mark Twain's boy lies in
Linkville Cemetery (photo), June 6, 1963, p2A.
Occupancy of Salt Caves goes back 6,0000
years, June 30, 1963.
Wren Frain recalls many days of years ago
(photo), June 30, 1963, p3A.
US 97 bridge over Link River opened (photo),
Sept. 27, 1963, p1.
Joe Caraher named publisher of Herald and News
(photo), Nov. 7, 1963, p1.
Idled Ellingson Lumber Co. mill beside Lake
Ewauna burns, Dec. 1, 1963, p1.
Ellingson Lumber Co. mill beside Lake Ewauna
burns (photos), Dec. 2, 1963, p1.
"Doomed" landmark eyed as site for county park
(Eagle Ridge, photo), Dec. 4, 1963, p1.
New Mills traffic plan designated (map) Feb.
13, 1964, p1.
Klamath Falls man (David C. Glass) who claimed
knowledge of J.F. Kennedy plot arrested (photo),
Feb. 18, 1964, p1.
Emigrant Crossing on
Sycan River proposed for protection (photo), Lake
County Examiner, April 16, 1964, p1.
Rancher Ralph Vaden raises fighting cocks
(photos), May 15, 1964, p19.
F101 fighter crash kills two (Frank Vecchio,
William Pitts) (photos), May 19, 1964, p1.
Cutoff to Klamath Avenue proposed, July 10,
Shabby properties hurt city's image (photos,
house ad), July 16, 1964, p16.
County denies petition to close Old Fort Road,
July 17, 1964, p1.
Addition to Klamath Falls post office nears
competion (photos), July 19, 1964, p1B.
Plane crash kills two KFPA employees (Paul
Nichols, Delbert Sasstedt) (photos), July 23, 1964.
New speedway takes
shape (photo, Bob Appleton), April 25, 1965, p10.
Fire damages wing at
Pelican Elementary School (photo), May 2, 1965, p1.
New Elks Lodge to
open, May 14, 1965.
History of Salvation
Army in Klamath Falls (photos), May 16, 1965.
Payless store to open
in Town & Country shopping center, May 17, 1965, p2.
New speedway to o pen
(photo, Jack Steele), May 23, 1965, p9.
Trees to be planted
on Main Street (photo of European white birch), May
9, 1965, p1.
23 new trees on Main
Street destroyed (photo, Paul Hamblin), June 18,
Ruth King ends news
career (photo), Oct. 29, 1965, p4.
Klamath Falls to receive more trees - Highway 97
landscaping (photo), Nov. 2, 1965, p1.
Newspaper sponsors gift party at county
nursing home, Nov. 25, 1965, p1.
Mayor Veatch calls for eliminating taverns in
downtown area, Dec. 9, 1965, p1.
Winnemucca-to-the-Sea highway renumbered as
Highway 140, Dec. 12, 1965.
H&N sponsores fifth annual religious Christmas
parade, Dec. 9, 1965, p1.
Landscaping underway on Highway 97
intersections, Dec. 13, 1965, p1.
Woman (Judy Barney) trapped in Oregon Building
elevator for 12 hours, Dec. 13, 1965, p1.
Orindale Draw highway connection approved,
Dec. 15, 1965, p1.
Cost of Sprague River Dam fish ladder
estimated at $12,700, Dec. 22, 1965, p1.
Surprise Valley Electric Co-op still growing
after 37 years, Dec. 26, 1965, p1.
City leaders disagree on Klamath Falls drunk
problem, Dec. 28, 1965, p1.
Skunks become local nuisance, Dec. 29, 1965,
System of 51 red phone boxes aids emergency
responses in Klamath Falls, Dec. 29, 1965, p1.
Mazama school to open Jan. 17 (photo), Dec.
31, 1965, p1.
Mayor Veatch asks OLCC to view local drunks,
Dec. 31, 1965, p1.
Miles Henry Jackson (Rattlesnake Pete) dies,
March 27, 1966.
Sammy Gordon remembers early days of boxing
career (photo), March 27, 1966, p6B.
Eagle Scouts grew up
to be community's "big men" (photos, 1927 group, Dr.
Merle Swansen, Dr. George Massey, Don Kenyon, Bob
Trotman, Merle Swansen, Co. Rex Dettre, Rev. Laing
Sibbet, Jim Allen, Bob Beach, Fred Lewis, Gene
Favell), March 27, 1966, p1D.
Stand-alone photo of
"old timers" (A.L. Leavitt, R.J. Sheets, Ed Dunham,
Mr. Alford, Burge Mason Sr., Marvin Hilton, William
Delzell, Mayor Sanderson, O.D. Matthews, J.W. "Cap"
Siemens, Mr. Griffith, Mr. Wattenburg, Robert
Baldwin, Dr. L.L. Truax, Rose Reed Heathorn, Mr.
French, Ed Wakefield, George Tougnot, Sam Walker,
O.B. Dews, J.S. Rabourn, Les Terwilliger), April 21,
New phone number for fire calls: 884-3171, May
2, 1966, p1.
Abert Lake test fish killed, July 11, 1966,
Formation of human rights organization
proposed by Ross Ragland, Nov. 2, 1966, p1.
Escaped convict Brownie Atkinson sought in
slaying of Edna O'Neil, Nov. 7, 1966, p1.
Escaped convict Brownie Larry Atkinson
wounded, captured in shootout at Kiger Stadium
(photo), Nov. 13, 1966, p1.
Chamber of Commerce urges changes in Klamath
River pollution code, Dec. 15, 1966, p1.
Pollution hearing shows complex river problem,
Dec. 16, 1966, p1.
Herald and News announces plans for new
building, switch to offset printing (photos), Jan.
18, 1967, p1, 9.
Crash of West Coast
Airlines plane on Stukel claims four (Paul Phelps,
Capt. Dale Anderson, Doyle Zelders, Connie
Berryman), March 10, 1967, p1.
Four Klamath Falls men killed in a plane crash
near LaPine (Wallace Spires, Norman Wilson, Lloyd
Collins and Loren Stroud) (photo), May 10, 1967.
Printing revolution, Herald and News has new
offset press (photo, Joe Caraher, Frank Jenkins),
July 16, 1967, p30.
15-year-old Keith Schaffer dies in fall on
Mount Thielsen, July 26, 1967, p1.
Inside photo of Herald and News, Aug. 1, 1967.
Down she goes (photo of razing Herald and News
building), Aug. 8, 1967, p2.
Downtown traffic plan defeat expected, Aug.
16, 1967, p1.
City council drops central (one-way) traffic
plan, Aug. 22, 1967, p1.
Razing of H&N building destroys man's
birthplace (Mel Howie) (photos), Aug. 22, 1967, p11.
City may give up on Main Street trees (H&N
project), Sept. 6, 1967, p1.
Cy Bingham Park dedicated in Crescent (photo),
Sept. 11, 1967, p1.
Countywide plan for mosquito control urged,
Sept. 14, 1967, p1.
Huge gas plant at Bonanza nearly complete
(photo), Sept. 14, 1967, p14.
Harold Ogle, county historian, dies (photo),
Sept. 22, 1967, p1.
Elks dedicate new lodge on Hawkins Street
(photos), Sept. 24, 1967, p2.
Educator Lucille O'Neill dies (photo), Sept.
25, 1967, p1.
$300 fine levied against Robert Jasso for
breaking trees on Main St., Sept. 27, 1967, p1.
Merger of Merrill, Malin high schools opposed
(photo), Sept. 28, 1967, p1.
City decides to replant Main Street trees,
Oct. 3, 1967, p1.
Chamber of commerce's Pelican Butte ski area
at least 2 years away (photo), Dec. 3, 1967, p12.
Ice skating is hot topic at park board
meeting, Dec. 6, 1967, p4.
UFO over Kingsley Field is identified as fog-disperson
experiement, Dec. 6, 1967, p1.
Old Elks Lodge bought by O.K. Puckett for use
as museum (photo), Dec. 29, 1967, p1.
Sept. 15, 1967 Ñ Elks Lodge No. 1247 hold a
grand opening of its new lodge off West Oregon
Avenue in Klamath Falls.
Convicted murderer Brownie Larry Atkinson dies
in Klamath County Jail (photos), Jan. 3, 1968, p1.
Heart failure determined to be cause of
Atkinson's death, Jan. 7, 1968, p1.
Single men beware -
tradition of Leap Year Day, Feb. 29, 1968, p1.
Lack of study of Klamath water uses prompts
concern, March 11, 1968
Cause of F27 crash in March 1967 revealed,
March 27, 1968, p1.
Baldwin Hotel nominated as Oregon Historical
Site (three presidents slept at hotel), April 24,
Great Northern Railroad depot to be
demolished, Klamath Ice to build warehouse, May 20,
Quakes strike Lake County, June 4, 1968.
KF city council still backs merger of
libraries, June 14, 1968.
Fire at Gooding Egg Farm kills 8,000 chickens,
June 30, 1968, p1.
Obituary for Stella
Myers, operator of Lakeshore Gardens Nursery
(photo), July 18, 1968.
Sheriff Red Britton has special touch with
home folks (photos), Nov. 17, 1968.
F101 Voodoo jet crashes after taking off from
Kinsgley Field, Nov. 26, 1968, p.1.
Two Air Force officers (Maj. John D. Tolsma,
Capt. Richard L. Morgan) die in Nov. 26 F101 crash,
Nov. 27, 1968, p. 1.
Congress for Community Progress to discuss
formation of community college, Dec. 6, 1968, p1.
Twenty-seven experts to study Klamath Falls in
Congress for Community Progress, Dec. 6, 1968, p2.
Thirty-three ways identified to improve
Klamath region in Congress for Community Progress,
Dec. 9, 1968, p1.
City urged to push state to finish "missing
link" on Alameda, Jan. 9, 1969, p1.
YMCA building fund drive tops $300,000, Jan.
24, 1969, p1.
County mental health advisory panel quits,
Jan. 29, 1969, p1.
City-county planning arrangement dying, Jan.
29, 1969, p1.
Ward's to be first to open in Shasta Plaza,
Feb. 2, 1969, p1.
Two more mills to remove logs from river, Feb.
2, 1969, p1.
Former Klamath youth sought in murder of two
women (photo, Russell Obremski), Feb. 4, 1969, p1.
Local farmhand held in murder of two women
(photos, Russell Obremski), Feb. 5, 1969, p1.
Board to inspect Washburn Manor; closure of
county home considered, Feb. 5, 1969, p7.
USBR studies drainage of portion of Upper
Klamath Lake, April 10, 1969.
Merrill Community Hall - Gone but not forgotten
(photo), May 9, 1969, p8.
Msgr. T.P. Casey article, June 1, 1969
Plaque dedicated to honor local rock mason
(photo, Emil Schiesel), June 1, 1969.
Overhead sprinkler system (center pivot)
debuts at Ralph Hill ranch (photos), July 1, 1969,
Lightning strike injures two at Klamath Falls
pool, doctor saves girl's life, July 10, 1969
Klamath County voters turn down proposed
countywide vector control district, Aug. 23, 1969.
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