Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About Medford mail tribune. (Medford, Or.) 1909-1989 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 9, 1912)
Medtord Mail Tribune
I'nlr onlglit Max. lid; .Mitt.
M Prcclp. .02.
forty. noco'iit Yr.
Daily Hvnlli Yi.nr,
i . ..
TU STAND PAT
Sultan's Representative Declares
Turkey Will Never Consent to a
Partition of Albania Reinforce
ments Sent Deslcncil Cities.
Diplomats Ousy Arranging for Fri
day's Peace Conference In Which
LONDON', Dee. J).- I'unlnmicd by
iimiih tlmt iluHiillory fighting con
linuo in tlio Ilnlknux, diplomatic rep
riciitntivi'H of lint jmwiir affected
nrc busy hern nrmiigiii'; for Friday's
Ctillliijo telegram hiiv that llit
wr continue In Ninth Albania, the
Tmkiidi governor of Scutari refusing
In believe that any armistice lm
Advice fnitit Cnnstniitiuupln arc
tli At Turkish reinforcements nr ttill
nrrixiug nt Gulllpult from Aln Minor
llllt tlllH l Ot regarded IIS pilltiKII-
liulv mitniHount of iiiiv desire by
Turkey to noiitiimit the fighting. Km
mil Panhii, however, supplied a war
like iiot in ail interview in which he
declared tlmt Turkey would inner
eoiient to a partition of Alhanin.
t'lHiffluinl depatelum fntia Vienna
rM)ri tlmt Austria in secretly urg
ing Turkey to adopt mi uncompro
mising Httitnilc at tin l.nudnn con
fensiei mid nt llnghtcho to irrcnt
tin llnlkau ulliet obtaining anv terri
tory on the Ailnntic sen.
IIKI.aitADi:, Henln, lire. 9 -"If
Austria wauls war wllJiHynrlnU will
war In history. I'wry Hervian innn
nmt woman,-voting and old, will take
piirt ninl Austria will hnvn to exter
minate tln Servian nation to eon
Voicing tin Intensoly hitter feeling
lioro against Austria., the newspnper
Pruvda today Hum lend a declarh
lion that Krvlrt In no cam.' will abate
lu demand (or a port on tin Adria
tic Km. Tlio arrest of scores of Her
Maim nil spies along thn Austrian
frontier nnd tho warlike Inno of the
Vienna newspapers him nroiiKeil the
mnl hitler antagonism hero to thn
iltml iiionnrohy and officials and
Hiiularo alike declare their dolor
inlnutlon to fight to the death against
Anitilun Interference with the vic
tories In Alhnnln.
Thorn In hardly a doubt that Sor
via will hang Krlmly to lurazn.
There In almost a certulnty that tho
otner iniiiulmra of tho llnlkan alliance
will support Benin's pruteiiHloiiH and
tho prospect of i peaceful agreement
with Austria here Ih believed to hi re-luole.
KING CLAIMS ALL
HAN FIIANClfiCO, Dec. I). After
being in tlio rust over hinco the demn
emtio national coiivcution, in Hulti
iiinre, William Itul'us King of Poll
laiiil, dciuoiirntiii national committee
man, nu'iuhui' of thu executive com
mittee, and an aspirant for tlm pnsi
lion of secretary of tho interim', to
Prosidont-oloot Wilson ih hero today
uiuoiito to IiIh homo.
"Tlio pnopla of tho country need
Imvo no fear that President Wtlnon
vill institute) any liulical cIiuiikch
that will ho iuJurioiiH to tho husiuuNH
hml pruHpcrity f tho country," waid
Ooiiporitiuj; IiIh eandiilaoy fr
cabinet ponitimi, IviiiK ilcollucil to u
into dutailH, Tho matter is in tlio
lunula of IiIh friends, ho miiil.
Supporloi'H of KiiiK iloolaro that
Oiokoii went ilumonratio in tho pri
miuicH uuilci" IiIh diroctlou ami pivu
WHmui 10,000 mnjority in tho No
vemhci' oli'i'llon. 'J'liln Ih tho first
tinio Oregon Iuih puuu dciuooratio
hlnro tho civil wop,
Califoriilu Iuih two oandhlatim for
Heorolary of Iho Inlorior PranUliu
K. Lima nnd James 1). Pliolau, hut
KliiK iIuoh not coiihIiIdi' cither of thorn
n (hiii(,rorouH ilvnl. Judo Huikfl of
Noiih Dakota,, nlno a oandiilato
iu mo.st fourcil.
Joint Resolution Demands That Com
mittee Men Make Show Down of
Financial Interests Attempts to
Embarrass Enquiry Being Made.
Thirty Leading Financiers Summon
ed as Witnesses Access to Bank
WASHINGTON, Dee. (i. -Charpii'
Ihat ''money Hunt ' couimittiemeii in
both ioiieH of I'liiiyri-i-H favor lint in
IcreittH involved lu the I'ujo iuiiiir,
Limlheruh nuhmilieil today a joint
reiolutimi reipiiiuiK nil thee cum
mittcfiiieu to file MutcuirutH of iheir
liuancial inlcrcMtN nnd their affilia
tioiu in the hanking, loanmc and
".Moftt of the eontinittieinen nnd
many other coin;reiiicn," him I.iud
herKh, "are bankcrn and nltoruey
for liaukM. I do not claim tliey are
kuowiiiKly (.eekmi; to deprive the pub-
lie of n fair, impartial dead, hut I
do claim that hanker, and their
lawyer are not the parties to wlmm
financial lc(jilaliiui Mhould ho en-
''There lum been it couxiit'nt and
pcrrtihlcnt effort to oiahnrra.. thin
iuouirv liV mitleaduiK rrportt.
Tht wax the waruiui; HOiiuded to
tile public hy HeprcNentutUe Arrfcno
I'ujo of LouiHiana, chainnan of thn
Jimmo money triiHl 'uvrMiKUtiou com
mittie, when the committee rcxumi'd
toilni ilit prolie hero,
rujo nuiioiinerd he ih uriiiui; the
cnii to o pnm u joint resolution civ
lii the committee iiccchh to reirts
of national liankn.
nil riunnrlei-k Huiiimniiril
Tin identity of the witacHHes lo he
examined hnx not been announced hut
it rni learned Hint HO financien., in
eludini; director of the New York
Htock exchange, already Imvo been
NuhiMieuneil. (loMTnineat account-
nulK, it wan Maid, have prepared fiir-
urei inleudcd In t-lunv the interest.
of ii number of the countrv' foic
moxt millioiinireH in the activities of
stuck and exchanges nnd ccrlaiu
clcanutr lmuen. Thin, it wai kiiIiI,
would he Hie Ihimh of (he examiua-
Prenident Cloud of the Miirvland
State hank, a llaltimore iustitulinn,
wiih the fiixt wilncHfi. He leslified
liirt hunk had twiie applied for mem-
hcrKliip in the llnllimore clearinc
lioiihit huf that tho npphcatioiiK were
ClenrliiK House n Trust
John Itlaiid, prenident of tho Unit
ed SlntcH Fidelity Guaranty company
and Kiiuiluhlo Mortc,ai;o Tru-t com
pany, naltuuore concerns, cnpitalized
at .f (100,1100, followed Cloud. He unid
hit til iiih applied for elcariui; houxo
memhcivhip and there was a hint; de
lay hefore ho wan notified Hint fa
vorable action had heeu taken.
Ni:W YOKK, Dec. 0. T.IKlitiifHH
mntked Iho oMmini; market here to
day. Very few elmum's of import
unco wore recovered. Tho weakest
spot in tho lint was American Can,
which dropped n point on n few
dcalri, A point xvno gained by Utah
With Pcvcral railtoadri and iiulus
triiilH mnvin(, widely, hpcculntion
Krow diu'idcdly heavy. I.aut wcok'n
lowest prico wiih roached hy Union
Pacifio whilo Can and Hoot Suunr
went hclow. Gains wcro mudo by
HcadiiiK and Lehigh Valley.
Despite tho enoouniKomi'iit offeit'd
Iradora hy Biilunlay'H hank fitalo
incut, it wiih offset liy tho uniial re
Htraliit uvideut on nil 'decision days"
of tho Hupromo court.
Tho boui'rt raided tho market lliis
nfternonn cmisiuc u slump through
out tho cntiro list, Heavy Iobsch oc
curred lu steel, onppoiH, vail roads,
and iudimtriulH hoforo thoy could cov
er. SmoltorH wont below 70; Stool
touched 05 1-1 Union Pacifio 100
7-8 and Wending 07. Slight rallies
followed hut tho Hist again crumbled
mid tho niiirkut (dosed very weal; and
nervous, Uonds wero steady,
PROMINENT FIGURES SEEN AT THE OPENING OF CONGRESS.
MISS HELEN CO.
5PfcAKCtV CHAMP CLARr, AMD
HIS DAUGHrEW. MIS', G. CLARK
UHLl. i lie EBSwJMmiSmL. r ;-;
J'he lii' dny t 'lie '' tiiii
a-liiiui"ii lirejt itati"iu icm-icd
Coai.'rei lt met
Itepre.euinilie WIIIIhih Suloer.
0M'it V I ndern.M.it ltrireciiinli
Iter rUInu ! hi feet ilml Join I nz in tin
PLEADS FOR DEATH
NKW YOIHC, Drc. O.lnmlslak-
ably ftauo and well aware of what
ho wnH snjini;, the carnextness of
John McAllister, .V jears of tv,
'ould not lie mi-tnkeu today an Im
lay helph'wi in hi comfortable
WuNliiiiion IIei;h(M home nnd he;-
1,'cd to be killed.
McAllister Is miffon'm- from pro-
KrcsRivo inuKCuhir atrophy. For mv
cn years ho has lain in IiIh ihuiii,
paralyzed, helpless. Doctor, nay
that tl he awaits (he natural end,
McAllisler may live another fifteen
McAllister docs not want to wait.
Ho knows tho cud is inevitable, that
any alleviation is impossible.
"I would bo Kind to know that the
boys wero Varryiin; mo out,' you
know xhnl I mean," McAllister snid,
and ho said it with a smile, for tho
disease has not affected the eheorl
ness of his lips.
"I want homebody to kill me- tlii
slate, the city nnyono. It would br
nu net of" mercy, juntifinhle, under
tho circumstnnces. It would bo n re
lief to me, to my family, to my
family, to my friends and neighbors.
"I want u law passed, providim;
for tho humane reunovnl of hopeless
WABHINOTON. Doc. 0,- AlthouRh
tho fauna) oxlilblt secured hy Theo
doro Hoosnvolt on hla African trip
wiih given a prominent plnco lu tho
National Museum, tho ontlro collec
tion Is today removed from tho main
hall anil relocated to obscurity.
Xo explanation Is ulvon by tho ro
RontH or tho Smlthsonlun Instltuto
othor than that tho hull Is to ho used
as a hall of fa mo.
MFrWIIRV FAI I R FAQT 4
t AmAVAlIK'IM.' W'iu 11.,,.
0. With tho temperature
di'oiintnc 2(1 1eiTies in ten "
" hours, tho thennometer regis- ""
T Ini-O.l ntirllf illu... .till, lu.i... SV
.,. yi.,v ....... U ..l'., IIU.IJ
"" this moruiiiL'. Tho nioroiirx is t
H t H HH
ORliXlON, M0M)Y, IWCFMHKll 0, 11)12.
"f !i x ' -e ml . u ii lie f 'In n'"K nterentlnj; ever wltneed lu
iiniiiy of i..e a ilKrt 'iit- wiiniij inn riiinc1 new political liuuuri ilare
who l now I,ourn0r ecrt of New Vork. wim prectc.l mot heartily, as was
e Ju-cjib (i ('iiuuoii 'tevied nmt eiillnii.l;illo revcitluu. nearly every uiem
jpi'Mum .rJl.iT rhamp t'l.irk ul.o nteUi-i! a gnat uutlnu.
BULL MOOSERS AT
CHICAGO, pic 0 Theodore
Itoosuvelt, former president, and -00
New York and New Kiigland rores
sivo leaders, arrived here nt luU)
o'clock this afternoon for the nation
al conference of tho new party, which
is to be held tomorrow.
More than .'00 adherents welcomed
Colonel KooNcvelt and hi party and
cheered their louder vociferously.
Prior to Colonel Koosevolt' arri
val Chairman Perkins wished to cmII
n inretiuir of the national progressive
executive committee, but as no ipior
um was obtainable the session was
postponed until Inter in the day.
''The conference will lie informal"
Haid Senator Dixon, campaign man
aror for Iloosovclt in the recent elec
tion, "I do not think that ,auv nt
the speaker have prepared their re
marks in advance nnd I do not e
M'ct Colonel Koo-evelt to deliver anv
net speech. There is groat intcrc-l
in what Itooscvelt will miv nnd nl-o
what xvill be said bv Dr. Walter Wc.xl
on (Ionium socialists nnd KurINi
liberals, sonio of whoso ideas wo pro
bably will adopt ,'op use in our next
Tomorrow's conlercnco will be held
in the Hotel La Sallo unless more
thnn tho TJ00 leaders expected shall
attend. In that easo Orchestra hull
will be rented.
TRIP TO PANAMA
WASHINGTON, Hoc. ..President
Taft will decide before night whethor
ho will go to Panama aboard tho
warship Arkansas on December 17.
If ho goes ho will leave horo next
Friday and will go to Key West,
whence tho Arkimsns will sail,
Tho Arkansas, In preparation for
tho trip, Is being stocked with sup
plies, Including a Tart elxo bath tub
and hod. Accommodations aro also
being preparod for stenographers and
wireless men to enablo tho prosldout
to communicate with "Washington
during his absence.
Tho presidential party probably
will lucludo Charles l. Taft and his
wife, Secretary llllles. Major Ithoads,
Idoutonnnt Coinmundor Tlmmons,
tho naval aide, and tho Panama Canal
cpmmlbslonors. Tho trip will con
sumo two weeks, with tho party
apomllug Christmas at Ohrlstouol,
JOSCPH G. CANUON
LONDON NETTING "
$2.05 A HALF BOX
A car of Cornice pears from the
Hollywood orchard has just been
sold at London at a price which rep
resents SS.Ori a half box f. o. u. Med
ford. Tho salo was mado through
tho Knguo River Fruit and Pro
duce association nnd tho North
western Fruit Kxchnnge. This Is
tho best sale of Cornice mado this
season bai-ed on returns to the grow
er. Thn Cornice wero as flno as any
over shipped out of tho volley and
were disposed of for fancy holiday
IN COAST LEAGUE
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.. Dec. 9.
A flue little hornet's nest Is stirred
up lu tho Pacific Coast llaseball
l.enguo today over tho charges of K.
N Walter, former president of tho
Oakland club, that J. Cal Kwlng nnd
Frank M. lsh, owners of tho San
Francisco team, are conducting "syn
dicate basoball." Kwlng answered
this allegation by declaring that Wal
ter attempted what ho termed "a
veritable hold-up" in securing u re
newal of the lease on Ilecreatlon
Park here. In explaining his resig
nation today, Walter said:
"F.wlng and lsh own tho Oakland
and San Francisco clubs, llaseball
In Oakland has been played solely
for tho financial benefit of Ewlng
and lsh. It xvas not true sport; It
was not clean sport. 1 had to re
sign to keep my self respect."
New Years Issue
In accordance with its animal custom the Mail Tri
bune will on Now Year's day issue a special edition
descriptive of tho growth and progress of Medford and
the Rogue rivor valloy duriug tho past year.
The issue will bo profusely illustrated and bo rc
plcto with cuts nnd maps, descriptive of tho valloy 's de
velopment. This is tho only chance to sond your friends tho
story of tho valloy brought up-to-dato, to let the world
know what wo arb doing in tho inarch of progress.
Sond in orders early for extra copies. Price 5 cents.
HEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE.
BAR QUEST FOR
California Senator Asserts That
Present Conditions Are Demoraliz
ing. Cabinet Memhers Serve Poll
tics Instead of Country.
Teddy Paid for Wreath Laid on Lin
coln's Tomh Out Campaign Con
tributions. WASHINGTON. Dec 0. A-wert-im;
that the "powerful, unrestrained
nnd corrupt enuronchroents of com
bined wealth" have corrupted the
Voters franchise. Senntor Works nn-
nounccd today to the senate that In;
fnvored n ningln prciihiitinl term
and prohibition gaint re-election.
The California senator bitterly ex
coriated Iloo-crclt nnd the iirncrcs-
MVe party nnd condemned both the
colonel nnd Taft for lUgrnding, con
temptible, and disrc-pcctful wrangles
in the campaign. The harvester
trust, he said, wasjiot prosecuted on
''When Iloosevclt "ngain became n
candidnte, George W. Perkins he
enmc his anient supporter and chief
financial backer. Perkins by actual
demonstration knew bis company
would bo safe aiuut just prosecu
tion if Iton.eelt wero elected un
ices he should change hi, mind. And
ho would bo much less likely to
change his view if the harvester
tmt or its stockholders should lend
them their nupixirt. Thtt,M.mo com
ment might he made as to the steel
''I nra not saying that Mr. Jloose-
velt acled out of improper motives,"
said Works. "He mny have been
perfectly satisfied that the course
taken by him was proer and jn,t.
1 simply call attention to these in
stances of presidential fnvor nnd
whet followed them ns illustrating
the power that exists in the hands of
it president. Whether rightly or
wrongly exercised, the power i
New Party Tainted
''The new progros-ivc parly was
tainted in tho very beginning by put
tins' it -elf in the hands of tho inter
ests. It was managed nnd financed
by promoter, cormptionists nnd
trust magnates. Money wn. contrib
uted o Hclect the election of tho man
who, if elected, would be entrusted
with the power of determining con
clusively whether they would be
proreeuted or not.
ftWhnt we need arc just laws.
strictly observed, guarded nnd en
forced, that xvill secure to tho voter
tho free nnd independent uso of tho
ballot, unmolested nnd unafraid.
"Under present conditions, the
White House is turned into tho head
quarters of a jmlitical party, where
n press bureau is maintained. Tho
members of tho president's cabinet
become his political advisers. In this
they do not servo their country, but
tho seeker of n second term. It is u
vicious system that cannot bo de
nounced too often.
Money Most Powerful
'As political campaigns nro now
conducted, money is regarded ng one
of the most powerful factors in the
struggle. Tlmt millions have been
supplied by tho trusts nnd tlieir mil
lionaire stockholders has been clearly
"K. II. Hnrrimnu was the president
of the Southern Pacifio company.
(Continued on page 2.)
Demurrer Is Offered to Indictments
Against Boxers Arguments to Eo
Made in Few Days New Grand
Jury Chosen and at Work.
Motion to Dismiss Bigamy Charge.
Against W. A. Marvin Is' Offered
and Arguments Heard.
The December term o the circuit
court was opened Monday morning
nt 10 o'clock by .ludgo Frank if.
Ct.lkins. Great interet is mnnifett
cd in this session owing to tho Mrgc
number of indictments which have
been returned nnd tho criminal onset
which come up for hearing nt oiu-e.
A new grand jury was choen to
day for the December term. Its
members nro Y. K. Hybee, foreman;
J. C. Harnnrd. L. A. Abbott, Scotl V.
Davis, K. K. Oman, Hennnn Myers
nnd Fred Peloiuc.
The fin-.t work which will come
before this jury xvill probably be u
consideration of the murder charge
lending ngninst Hert Camming held
ns on accomplice before the fact in
the Dcdnskalou murder trial. Cum
mings xvas indicted last week for
white slavery nnd todny entered u
pier, of not guilty. His trial for white
slavery will follow later.
Attorney E. E. Kelly today entered
n demurrer to the indictments pend
ing against Hud Anderson, Dick Don
ald, Rawhide Kelly, Habe Picato and
1'rnnkio Kdwnrd for arranging n
prize fish:. Thco "deroMrK-rswllI Iv
argued in the next two or three days
nnd then if the demurrers are over
ruled the five will plead nnd tho
caes set for trial.
W. A. Marvin, indicted some
mouths ago for bigamy nppenred be
fore the court today and during tho
noon hour n motion for a dimi:il
was argued. The matter was taken
A trinl jury has been summoned
nnd the hearing of criminal cases will
start nt once.
Among tho important criminal
enses to bo decided during the next
two weeks xvill be state vs. Spnnos,
murder; state vs. Seymour, murder;
state vs. Darke, statutory crime;
state vs. Cummings, whito slavery;
state vs. Greer, criminal libel; as xvell
ns several cases wherein larceny is
charged. T. A. I.eMastcr will nlso
be tried of bigamy.
CONDON, Ore., Dec. 0. "Bob"
Morgan, who hhot nnd killed Vfrgio
Hart, n pretty young Condon girl
uftcr the girl had spurned his love,
was today sentenced to bo hanged
January 1(5, li)KI. Ho nppenred culm
when iisked if be hud anything to
say and replied ho was willing to dio
provided Mrs. Shell, tho girl's sister,
who bo claims caused nil tho trouble,
wcro mado to serve a jail sentence.
Morgan killed the girl, who wus
young and pretty, while she xvas at
tending tho county fair horo October
1G. He fled to the mountains xvhero
he was pursued by tho girl's father,
ii Kentucky feudist, who sworo ho
would kill Morgan on sight. Tho bit
ter was apprehended, however, before
being brought fnco to fuee with the
FAIR ENCHANTER HELD
SAN FltANCISCO, Cal., Dec. 9.
Mrs. Florence Vivian Lyons, In
whoso apartments hero laBt week,
Itobort J. Wldusy, a wealthy Lou An
geles veal estate man, was shot, wus
formally charged today with assault
with intent to commit murder,
Wldney, who has been In tho Mor
ton Hospital slnco thu shooting, n
bettor and probably will recover,
Mrs, Lyons has boiv hd , In
detlnuo since tho shootluu.