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MlODtfORD, OUKCJON, MONDAY, .JULY 3, 1911.
GREAT CROWDS ARE HERE TO CELEBRATE THE FOURTH
EDWARDS IN FORD WINS THE FIFTY-MILE AUTO RACE
.Medford Enters With Hearty Spirit
Into Observance of Independence
Day Pcrfrd Weather Prevails
Greatest Crowd In City's History.
MANY MORE WILL BE
BE IN MEDFORD TOMORROW
Every Train Dlscharucs Many Pas
seuuers Races and Sports
Wins First Victory
.Miolfiiril opened her two-day li-
biutiou nt' lint l'ouith of July thin
iimuiiug. I'orfect weather coiulltioiin
prevailed. Tim ' crowd began to
gulhcr iit llm city Siitiinlny nnd
Siiiuluy iiml today llm Micclx nro
blocked ly great iiiiihrtcrt of human-'
ity. Tim Hlivvlii are lined with
booths where vnrioiih vendurw are
lniy diupciiMing pink lcinonudu anil
Itiinlrthtiig tin) joungwtifni witli lire
workH. Tim luigcitl crowd Medford
hat ecr entertained will probably ho
in llm oily tomorrow w lifii thu ri'iil
Ditli'liratlmi will begin.
All ut thu trains arriving in the
dily loduy were heavily laden with
pleasure necker. Thu city U
appropriately nibcd in ml,
white ami blue and thu crowd kvcius
bent mi having a royal good J inn.
Tim celebration program opened
Hun murning with (hu r0-milo nulo.
mobile race. Then vuuiu thu buHcbnll
Kami' at the hall park with vaiioim
contentM between tin1 hoy in uniform.
Tln Medford hand wiih ut thu many
functions nl' tho day ami furnished
lilg Itaro Tonight.
Thin uttcrnuon (lie big time in nl
tin race track north of tho eily. At
A o'clock thu UU-inllo fieo for nil nulo
uill lie i un over thu Mime courno iw
the nun thix morning. Tliiri evening
at thu Nntntorium vaiiniiK hports
are arranged t'nr. Thu program to
iiiorrow will he uh followH:
(Irand hlrt'i't paradti of Medford
police force, Medford fire depot t
incut, militia, hoy scouts, trades on
iuiiH, lodges, dei'oralcd unto and ve
hicle, county road building mucin
ucry and privatu uoiixtruolinii inn
climery, bicycles, flouts, etc., led hy
" the Medfoid and Grants 1'nna IiiiikIh,
I'aradu ends at City park where a
short proginin of Hpeuking and mu
sic will followr
Almiit 10 o'clock, immediately af
ter thu Hpenkiug nil thu Fourth thu
many twirling contests will take
place on Ivy street in thu City pink.
10:20, team-pulling contest ; harmi
or iuiiIch, weight not over 'J 800
pounds In thu learn iiud frce-for-nll.
1 1 ;0I, a. in., hall game at thu hall
park, (IiiiiiIh 1'afiH vh, Medford.
Inly I Afternoon,
2 p. in., rneus at thu racu track,
(Ireen trot, hull' inilu host two in
Fieo for all trot or pace, half mile,
best three in fivu.
DitNlt running raoo, Ihroo-fourlliH
Kunnliig raoo, inilu diiRh fruo-for-all.
LiuIIoh' relay race, Vj miles,
change horHCH oauh half mile.
Five-milo motorcycle ratio for twin
Fivu-milo motoroyolo raoo for fiiu
(,'lu cyliudor luliuhiuuH,
Hall K'ainu at thu hall park at -I
p. m., (IrantH 1'iihh vh, Medford.
(Irand huukliiK hroncho coulimt.
It will coiiHiHl of ooutuHtH in ridiui;
I he vort outlaw horHOH, ulcer rop
iiitf, do. It wll follow iminedlatuly
al'ler thu races ton (ho Fourth.
KvoiiiiiK, hand ootieortH.
Hoximr eonlest, 10 rotuidH, at Moil
i'ord opera houtjo. Frauklu KdwardH
of Kan l'YanciHCo vh. Kddiu Guffuoy
of Spokane, Wawh.
California Judge Quashes Indict
ments Aualnst Connors, Bender
and Maple Aliened to Have Con
spired to Blow Up Hall. v
III THE EAST
Twenty-Five Drop Dead In ChicaQO
and Mortality Reaching Alarming.
Proportions Entire Eastern
EIGHT DIE IN PHILADELPHIA;
GREAT SUFFERING IN GOTHAM
Millions Sleeping Out of Doors and In
Parks Crazed Man Leaps From
Fifteenth Floor to Death.
Look at tho ikIh that offor em
ployment and you'll find thu right duo
I.OH AXttKLKH, Cut., July 3. At
torney Cluruiiru Harrow today won
ItU firm victory for thu alli'KeJ clyiw-
mltem. when In n ilecUlon lintuUnJ
ilown by JiiiIk" Krank WIIIIh of the
MUiiurlor court, tho Indictment chart;
liiK couuplrar' to ilyuamltu thu Hall
of lleconlii hullilltiK, which wuru re
turned hy tile tfrand Jury uuuliiHt II.
II. C'onuorH, Ira Header and A. II.
Maple, wcru ordered quniihed. Tim
reaHiin Riven Ih that avctlun 907 of
thu penal codu of California wub not
coiuiilled with enrly cnoiiKh In tho
proceduru hoforo tho Krand Jury io
tiiHiire the acciiHcd men thulr Hunts.
JudK" WIIIIh' declHinn, nftur Htat
ItiKthut Htifflcleiil caiiHii nppearH In
the evldcnco taken by tho Krand Jury
to warrant Indletmentn, ordcra that
tho cane hu rcnubm!ttcd hy tho DIh-
trlcl Attorney to tho Krnnd Jury for
further coiiHlderatlou, or that thu
raiiHCH ho examtned lieforu n maKl-
Tho defondantK wore, therefore,
remanded for that purpose. '
The aieiiHed were preeat In court
when tho ilecUlon waH read. Atlor
iiuvh for thu defende, Clareaco Har
row, Job IIarrlu;an, I.eComptu DiivIb
and Joauph Scott, wuru Kiealiy pieaH-
ed with tho verdict.
ConneiH. Mender and Mania wore
broad hiuIIch iui thulr cuumiul Bcored
tho fliHt iIccIhIvo victory In tho not-
work of cuhoh broiisht aKulnat union
Tho urcuHed men hnvo heoh Hold In
tho county Jail In default of 125,000
ball each, and an effort wilt bo nuulo
linmedlak'ly by their attornoykB to
have thin amount reduced.
More than 70 deaths and
humlreilH of prostration
throughout till the central
and eastern portion of the ""
" country are reported today ""
"" an liavitii; occurred in the last
"" 24 hourn as the result of thu
moKt intenso lient in yearn. ""
"" In New York thcthennom- ""
cter reached 08, thu hiuhest "
July mark fiineu 18IIH, and at ""
many iwIiiIh the mercury "
mounted to moru than 100 de-
f.rAi.u Kiirfi.tMii. f lir.ittliiiiit
" thu wliolo stricken n'ion is "
mostMntense and tho swelter- "
t inr- iuur in Hut nIiiitiu rT tlin
liiir cities have never ween
'v ttllf.li tit-fitlif.. Tit iiiitiiillnlii
" relief invisible and the proh- ""
"" ability is Btroii); that tomor-
" row will brim: even a more
f I'll r fill itnv. t
GAME: 9 TO 8
Roper's Bunch Gets 15 Hits and
Chase Nine Men Across the Rub
berCrawford Mikes Five Hits
In Five Times Up
MEDFORD MUST WIN
NEXT TWO TO BREAK EVEN
Game Was Filled With Costly Errors
Pass Grabbed Four Runs
On the Start.
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"SMOKE" THOMAS SOLD
TO BOSTON RED SOX
TACOMA, WhhIi., July Ik "Smoke"
ThouuiK, tho Hpeed inarver of the
Victoria Islanders, ha been sold to
tho Ronton Wed Sox nccordine; to tho
announcement inadu today hy Mana
Kor Wnt inlet. Tho price in not inadu
public. ThomiiH will i'iiiiflh thu Hea
hoii with Victoria..
CHICAGO, July .1. With 2fi jM'r
soiih dead heiv from heat within the
last 2-1 hourx, the thennometer stood
at 01 decrees here early today and
wiih moimtiiiK Kteadily. The weather
hureatt expects it will hu hotter to
day than on Sunday, and that the
mercury will touch 100 degree by
II o'clock thi afternoon.
Only the low humidity prevent the
death list reaching appalling prupr
tioiiH nnd already the infant mortal
ity is alarming. All last night, the
park wero jammed with people,
many thousand deserting their stif
ling home to get a breath of air un
der tho tree.
A Hlight relief i promised for to
morrow, when eool breozc from the
northwest nru expected to modify
the heat wavu which is baking tiie
Knllro Kant Affected.
Messages from Hnoino and Mil
waukee and from a far south a Hal
timoru indicate that the whole of tho
eastern half of tho country is suf
fering from heat. Ono doath is re
ported fro meneh of thoso three cit
ies. Crazed hy the hoat, G. A. Wright,
an officer of tho United Order of
Foresters, today leaped from tho
fifteenth floor of the Masonio tem-
plu and was instantly killed. His
body lauded in tho rotunda at the
feet of Miss J. Whitman, a tonog
vrtnher. Tho following tompornturea woro
reported Into this nftornoon:
Cleveland, 1 o'clock) 102.
CARDINAL RAMPOLLA POPULAR IN ROME.
lly a Rcoro of 9 to 8 Grants Pasa
Monday won tho second gamu of tho
scries making tho score for the. sea
son Grants Pubs 7, Medford 5. This
menus that Medford must win tho re
maining two games to bo tied with
tho Pass for tho championship of tho
Monday's gama was full of thrills
and errors. Poor inpport was re
sponsible for tho big -jcore. Tho bat
terles wero HraKdaw tnd Wilson for
MiMifont and WtiliunST ami Kelly for
Tho crowd was a fair one but not
ns large as thu one tomorrow when
other attractions will not keep the
crowd down town.
The Kiimo started off with a rush
and by thu end of tho third inning
Grants Puss hud four runs and Med
ford none Then tho local stick ar
tists started la to swipo Williams and
soon on- thu scoru board was chalked
up a C-4 score. Then Grant3 Pass
wont crazy on hits and got five runs.
Medford tried to even up but could
only get two more scores.
Dragdaw was replaced In tho
seventh by Stevenson.
Crawford of Grants Pass wob a
feature. lie was up G times and got
5 hits batting 1000 per cent.
Itis the general opinion in Home t hat Cardinnl Ramolla will succeed
Pope Pius in the event of the hitter's death. According to altest reports,
the popu iit seriously ill.
Fifty-one Miles Is Covered In One
Hour and Eight Minutes by Ash
land Man In His Specially Built-'
Racing Car. '
JACK NEFF IN FRAZIER'S
BUICK 68 SECONDS BEHIND
Corrigan Drew Out In Account of
Accident to Cadillac Finish
Is a Close One.
Rodney Diegle, Sergeant at Arms of
State Senate Convicted by Jury of
Graft Declared He Was Acting
for Governor Andrews.
(Continued on Poio i.
DISCIPLE SWEARS SHE WROTE BOOK
ON ABSOLUTE LIFE EOR ARTHUR SEE
OIIIOACIO, July a. "Standing
Pat" for Kvulyn Arthur Seo, tho
Prlnco Charming of tho "Absoltito
Idfo" cult, who Is on trial horo charg
ed with having corruptod 17 year old
Mildred Hi'ldgeu, Mrs. Kollolu Hoos, a
disciple, today took somo of his bur
den from Soo's shoulders whuu sbo
sworo that she, and not Seo, wroto
uvory 11 no In tho sensational "Hook
of Truth" which has boon quoted for
many days lit tho trial of tho "Ho
venlor." Mrs.' Hoes doclared that sho wroto
thu book through revelation from
God, just as Joseph Smith wroto tho
ollok of Mormon, Explaining what
sho referred to as "Tho Light and
Symbol of MyBtory," Mrs, Itoos as
serted thoro was no such thing na
shamo to thoso who hold tho doc
trine of "Absolute Llfo."
COLUMMJS, 0., July 3. Rodney
Dleglo, SerKeant at Arms of tho sen-
ato, was found guilty horo today of
having solicited a brlbo from Detec
tive Harrison of tho Durns agency,
who posed as a lobbyist. Dleglo, It
was said, declared to tho detective
thut ho wub acting for Senator An
Tho Dleglo Jury was out 67 hours.
There are still twelve moiubors of
tho legislature and lobbyists await
ing triul for bribery at tho fall torm
BOY BURNT AT STAKE
BY MEXICAN BANDITS
OTTAWA, Out., July 3. Through
Governor Gonoral Grey, n veqnest has
been sent to tho British Minister in
Mexico to investigate at onco the re
ported burning at the- stake of Rob
ert Swiuey, u Canadian, by Moxioon
htiudits uotu' Fort Summorotto. It
was reported that Swuzey wns killed
bocnusQ ho refused to reveal tho hid
ing placo of inonoy belonging to the
railroad which employed him.
TO HOT WAVE
Temperature of 106 ih Shade Causes
Nitro Glycerine at Torpedo Plant
at Marietta to Blow Up, Demolish
MARIETTA, 0 July 3. A tem
perature of 10S In tho shade today
caused the explosion of 2000 quarts
of nitroglycerine at tho plant of the
Marietta Torpedo Company. It razed
tho boiler house .and thrco other
buildings, causing $30,000 loss. Tho
eatlre city was shaken. Thoro were
no workmen in the buildiug destroy
ed, and no casualties weru can sod by
the giant crash. t
UNCLE SAMS RECEIPTS
NOW SHOW A PROFIT
WASHINGTON, July 3. For tho
first tlnio since 1S7 tho United
States Kovernmont at tho closo of
tho fiscal year ending nt midnight,
Juno 30, shows an excess ot receipts
over disbursements, tho surplus ho-
Ing $4G,GS1,000. Theso figures are
Tho govornmont receipts woro
1709,109,000 and tho disbursements
JG5-M2S.000. Revenue from Customs
houses toll almost $20,000,000 below
tho recoipts of 1910, whllo tho Inter
nal rovenuo receipts wero tho larg
est lu tho history of. tho government
ON SANE 4TH
Says Founders of Nation Couldn't
Appreciate Such a Silly Method as
Noise Accompanied by Explosions
and Followed by Loss of Life.
CLEVELAND, O., July 3. On his
way to Indianapolis, whero ho will
arrlvo late tonight, President Tnft
hero today addressed an early crowd
on a "safo and sane Fourth."
Several requests along tho lino
wero answered by short speeches
from tho train. This afternoon, Taft
speaks on peaco at tho National Mili
tary Homo at Marlon, Ind., and will
also endorse tho Aldrlch Currency
plan beforo a meeting ot bankers and
In his address hero, President Taft
"Your commltteo hns asked mo to
say something in favor ot a sano
Fourth. I am delighted to do so. Tho
men whoso deeds wo'ro celobratlng,
whom wo should gratefully venerato,
woro men who would not appreciate
such a silly method as noise, accom
panied by explosions, the loss ot fin
gers, eyes and somotimes ot llfo, due
to tho necessity ot doing something
out o ftho ordinary la order to cole
brate nn evont which, whllo not ex
actly peaceful, was at least sensible
"I am reminded In this connection
of tho mother of four or flvo chil
dren who on tho Fourth of July
wrung hor hands and said: 'What
will I do witli my children? What
with tho plaguo of their Uvlug and
tho fear of their dying, wo can't got
The GO-mtle free-for-all
J auto race will he run this at'-
ternoon over the snme course ""
"" as the one this morning, nnd
" will start nt 5 o'clock. Thu
following are entered : Noff, in ""
a Simplex; Hotmail, in a 60 ""
y . p. Thomas; Corrigan, in a
y Cadillac, and Edwards with a
BUR6ESS BURNED THE MONEY EASILY
AND ALSO NEARLY BURNED HIS HOME
"I havo horo my famous monoy
burning trick," announced Arthur
Hurgess at his homo on South Con
tral avonuo, last ovonlng ns ho drow
a flno appearing spoclmon of tho
long green from his hip pocket.
Watch closely for tho moro you
watch the less you seo," he cantluuod
and his startlod family saw him ap
ply a lighted match to tho Innocont
groenback. Thoro was a slzalo, a
blazo, and a million sparks and tho
After thefsmoko had subsided and
tho proper amount of applause had
been given somooiio noticed a thin,
dancing flamo playing havoc with tho
parlor oungo. It looked for a min
ute as If tho loungo was to follow
tho greenback's oxamplo and that
porhaps tho wholo houso might take
tho notion to disappear In smoko,
Huckots of wator woro brought and
a neighbor, Fred Weeks rushed ov
er with a hoso.
"Tho porformanco Is concluded,"
-omurkod Burgess. "And tako it from
mo I'll pot try tho money burning
trick again, oven If tho monoy Isn't
A. J. Edwards of. Ashlnndf'iiij his.
little Ford'raeer woniluTO-'niilo
class raee for cars of 40 .horse
power or less, Monday morning; his
time for the 5t mile course .being
1 hour and 8 minutes. Jack IJbfjPin
a Buick tvos second, finishingt58
seconds behind Edwards. Jimntio
Corriganin a Cadillac ivns forced to
quit during the third lap owing to.X
an accident to lite engine.
Fully 10,000 people lined tho
course and saw tho prettiest auto
mobile race over held in southern Or
egon. The greatest number of peo
ple gathered at the point of stnrting
near the Washington school. Each
time tho cars negotiated tho courao
they were wildly cheered nnd tho
crowd was ns well behaved ns a crowd
can be and gave but little trouble
comparatively to tho special police
who were active in keeping thorn from
tho street. All of the cross streets
wero roped off and the crowd kept
out of tho danger zone.
Beforo tho raco it was conceded
thatEdwards in tho Ford, would win
barring accidents. Ho has a racing
car highly geared and on tho pave
ment he made this count against tho
Buiok and tho Cadillac, both stock
cars, only partially stripped for the
Corrigan got away first on tho
Cadillac. Ho drovo the car owned
hy V. J. Emeriek and made tho first
two laps in fast order. On tho third
a cap serowed loso from the bottom
of his wnter pump and tho hoating
of his engiuo caused hira to with
draw. Edwards in tho Ford was tho sec
ond to ho started. Ho drovo n splen
did race but did not have good luck
on tho corner of Oakdalo and Main
his car skidding nnd turning clonr
around twico. Each timo his eu
gino was stalled hut ho lost no moro
than 15 seconds in gottiug awuy
Jaok Noff in Frazier's littlo Buick
was in tho raco all tho timo and drovo
well, no turned tho corners in good
shnpo and it was a surprise to many
that ho kept so closely on tho trail
of tho Ford. His timo was 08 sec
onds behind on tho finish.
Corrigan will drivo tho Cadillac
again this afternoon in tho free-for-all
and will probably make a good
showing 3 ho is thoro all tho timo
in driving, nia norunrq wnm n.n
prettiest of tho day.
GOES TO SLEEP ON TRAIN
AND CAN'T BE AWAKENED
REDDING. Cal.. Jnlv .l.An ,,!.
dontified woman, who slept on a
oomnorii metric train and oould not
ho nwakeiied. is still nlumlmi-inir 1mm.
Although dootorH wero called in, of-
iprts to nrouHo her hnVo boon futile.