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GO OVER WEEK
McMIiiii of European Ambassadors to
Settle Dispute Between Servln and
Austria Postponed Turkey to Re
nounce All Territory Captured.
Servians Fortify Adriatic Port Which
is Taken as Indicating. Intention to
I.ON'DON, Doc. II Tho ronfor
oiuo of Hurnpoan ambrtBndors to net
tle (Im dlsputo between Hervlu nml
Austria over 1111 Albanian port on tho
Adriatic Hen, will not moot hem nn
HI 110x1 week, according to announce
mniit made today by Hlr Kilwnnl
Orvy. Hrlllsh forrlKii neoroinry. Tho
conference, was orlgnlnlly it for
It wan also nnnoiincttd In thn Iiuiibo
of commons tlmt nil tho power linil
Igrood to participate In III" confer
ence, but tin reason won nstlKiioil for
LONDON, Dee 1 1. riniiltotcii-
tlarln of tho allied lUlknn Btnte and
Turkey arrived here toiliiy lo open
noKoHatlous for peace It U be
lieved tho basis of thn bargaining
will bi Turkey's renunciation of all
territories tho AUIm have taken. ThU
woulil mean that Turkey wonlil re
tain Adrimipotc, Hcutnrlo anil Jfltilna,
which havi' not )ot fallen before tho
nnuult of thn allloH.
Vli'iinn despatches loilay declare
,-ifiVHfrjiaM.bujUi tfiruUmt thorn jTrom
Antfvrirl, MontencKro, thoTlhe Horv.
Iniu am fortifying Durnxso, tho
Ailrliillo port ovur which Horvla anil
Austria may ciimn lo blown. Thin
notion, despite n Htroni? ilomnml
made by Austria that Horvln reduce
bor nrmy ntrettKth, l tnkrn to Indi
cate that Horvla U not and ilolnrmlnod
on an Adrlullc port mid lhl hImi will
defend her claim, utterly oblivion
of whether Humpo thon'by Is drawn
Into u world war or not.
Win In I'i-oIhiIiIm
Olbor Vienna ilonpnlolira doclaro
' that .M. Nocaknvlloh, thn Horvlau en
voy now on ronto to London, do
din roil whllii prislng tliroiiKh Vlonna
that bn feared thn dlfforrenres Ik
twieu Horvla nnd Austria worn ko
grout Hint pouriifnl adjustments was
lionpntt'hoH from I'roguo declared
tlmt (hit Austrian minister 11 1 Hoi
grado lit Instructed by bin Kovonimont
to obtnln it definite announcement or
Horvln'n Intentions, Should this bn
forthcoming, It Is expected bore that
will clour the air allien Hut llnlkiin
truiibln began and will make It prac
tically evident Knropo U to know
peace or war
SOLD TO SYNDICATE
BAN FHANCIHCO, Cnl Doc. 11
Thai the Port Illnkuly Mill company
of l'ort Illnkoly, Wash,, thn largest
lnmbnr mill In tho world, bn boon
Hold to n syndicate of Hun Kranelsco,
Kimttln nnd Dormiin capitalists, Ih tbu
assertion horn today of tho San Fran
cisco Pout. Tho l'OHt declares tho
owners hnvn applied t o tho county
court for pcrmlBulou to chango tho
corporntlon'H naiuo to tbo Illnkuly
Mill Corporation, but tho dork of
thn court thin nftoruoon declared
tlmt no such application bad boon
Hold. Ho mlilod that Hitch applica
tion woulil liivvu to i'iiiiio throiiKh
"Tho potltlon," tbo PohI Maya, ''la
nnnd'o by )r. 13. Hklnnor, W. J. Ilolch
IiIhh, 0, A. Nohrburt, W. IJ. Orood
and John y, Kdtly, tho board of
tritntnoH and Han Francisco mlllon
11 1 10 lumbor innguntoB,
"Tho ronHon nsBlgnoil for tbo do
Hlni to chniiKo tho corporation')
uamo, which U known In ovory quur
tor of tho world, lu that tio corpora
tion Ih about to dlspiiBo of all lUi au
biiIh to 11 Hyudluato that wIbIioh to ro
tain tho old nanto, ho lilunttflod with
tho lumbor truilo."
Money Trust Prolir, Shows That Cap
ital Stock Listed Sold From Five
to Twenty Times a Month While
Books Show Only Few Transferred
Clearlitji House Reports Show That
Profit Made In Collections Instead
ol Loss Claimed,
WAHIIINHTON, Dee. II. Law
ronco Sriiddur, n ntntUllcnl oxporl.
Iiriiiliu.nl hIhm'Ih of Hi;urirt at tho
moin-y triiHt li'-nrlnr. today nIuiwIiik
how I lit Nhnion of kcodh of liMdliiK
railroad, Indumrliil nnd oil utookn,
hao boon mild ninny Union ovur,
only a rompnralholy fnw RlmrcN bi
liiK actually trnnaforntl on company
bookn. A cori of Nnw York bank
ore and broker at In the commit
loo room and muiio of thorn laiichod
dorlioly at Hriuldor'n flKiirri.
.Morn HiiiulilliiK Siliouio
Thn fluuro Hbowod that rnpltnt
Block lUtod for trado uold from five
to twenty Union in or In a Mlngl"
month. Hctiddor'n ti-htlmony wim In
trodurod by Atlornoy I'ntorinoyrr.
(ho ronimtttoii'ii comntol, to hIiow that
a large number of Wall Strool trnn
miction aro incroly BntnlilliiK
Tho wltnoti toBtlflvd that StC.nu,
000 uliaro of ItoadluK Block oold Ih
tho mnrknl lu IU0G u ml that only
18,092,000 aliarot wero traimforrod
lo tho company' book. Ho ald
that In Boptombrr ISOfi. 0,333,000
)UndlnR-ltrM wore- nold--vorU
t'lmoa tho amount of thn roiid'a enp
Hal Block lln nald tho IiIc.IiobI aaloB
Blnro t'JOU, In any )oar wero forty
three time tho Itr.tilltiK'x actual cap
ital Block and tbo IowcbI twenty tlmo
ho amount of lt capital Btock.
I 'row Again IHamlnrtl
Tho examination of Waller Krow,
proBldnnt of tho Corn Kxchangn Hank
of Now York and chalrmnu of thn
executive committee of tho .Now York
clearing hoiuu rbbocIiiHoii, woh ro
Huniod today. Krow dwicrlbed thn
cobI of exchangn coUocIIoiib by llio
clearing Iiuubo In Now York with
tbomi In other ill leu. Ho Bald thn
.collection of country ohockB cot Now
York bnnki between $2,000,0110 and
$n,uno,0no a year,
I'litermoMT, boforo Frew was ox
ouboiI, pruducod clearing Iioiiko r
porlH itbowlug a Blight profit on llio
collectloiiB liiBtoad of tho largo loan
alleged by tbo wKiiohb. Prow and
Untormo)or froiiiuutly olashod.
Frodorlrk l.Ulor, au omployo In
tbo credit department of tho Now
York clearing houuo, followed Frow
on thn Bland.
COURT HOUSE WAR
FOUT SMITH, Ark., Doc. II.
"My (lot), Bend thn mllltla and nave n
wholcHaln Hlaughtor of human life."
TIiIk mcBBago waa received hero to
day from tho town of Jay, Dolowaro
county, Okla,, following n report
from Now Jay that a mob bad bqIzoO
tho court boiiBo lu thn war between
tho two towiu to obtnln tbo county
Immodlatoly nttur tbo nbovo iuch
Hugo wan rocolvod tho wlro broko.
It Ib foarod that uorlous trouble may
RAN FRANCISCO, Don. 11. Ao
conliiiK to offioorn of tho Pitoifio
Muil Htcnuuu' Pont, eight NleuriiKnun
geiiornlH who took nn active part in
llio recent uprising lit tho Central
Atuoiioim ropuliliu, uRcnpoil with
their lives through llio intervention
of Amorioim nutlioritioa, Tho formur
robol lomlorrt uru now living tin o,x
iloH in Bulviulor, unit inolmlo Juiui
Ciinillos), Antonio Cnslro, I, Chnvor.
nml mm, 11. SnliuiiH, D. Villivuuuncio
B I N
nnd Cnlco Dnrloto, I
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10 LESSEN TAXES
BAN FUANCISCO, Cul., Doc. 11.
A majority of tho 3G charter nmoiul
inentB aubmltlod to thn voters or
San Francisco yesterday wero do
featod. Tho most 11 ron oil 11 cod foa
luni of tin election was nn apparent
unified Houtlmont on tho part of tho
taxpayer to Hwat ovory moaaiiro
which provided In nny way for pos
Blblllly of IncronBlng taxoa. Tho pro
poBod two-platoon system for the flro
department, which would ndd $C00,
000 a year to tho clty'H oxik-iibo, Buf
fered with a docon others, all of
which wero defeated.
TropoBud charter provision for
local option waa badly beaten. In
addition to thn opposition to nny
form of local option, many organlza
tloua opposed tho measure It not no
doflulto boundary limits for option
Tho administration monHiirn for
easing restrictions on frnuchlsen for
public Bervlco corporations, eliminat
ing tho minimum wage from tho
present charter, extending frnnchUo
terms and guaranteeing profits nnd
full return of capital invested to pri
vate Interests and further providing
u means for extending United Hall
roads frauchlsus to an ludermlualo
period, with recognition of Ita wat
ered vnlucR, was defeated.
Another amendment providing for
construction of utilities by direct
taxation or assessment district for
municipal operation or far prlvato
operation under lease, was dofeated.
'S TRIAL SET
LOS ANC1KLKS, Cal., Dee. It.
Clarenco Harrow, labor attorney and
counsel for tho McNamara brothers,
will go on trial January 0 on a charge
of Influencing Robort F. Haln, n
juror In tho McNamara trial, accord
ing to Assistant District Attorney
Joseph Ford's nnnouncomont today.
Ford predlctod that nothing will
arlso to delay tho trial furtuor. Har
row wna acquUtotl rocoutly of n
ohnrgo of- hnvlng lntluoncod Goargo
N. Loolcwood, a prospoctlvo Juror In
tho BRino caso.
r Mr, -H. TtvssE-rPk. ,ta7zi. moMn mt jr "ii . -
xtM1iiWiHH B 1 lWfffri1 "
I "r' It' Kr
DO VOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING HAULY. THERE'S A UEAK-r.
M rKANblblANo bANUIUAIt hlli IVIAI(rtl KALUt5
SWATEXPENDITURES MAYOR IS GIVEN AFTER A SAVAGE
" k-j(l aZJv2fmwjr jmt .-
111 li 11 T 1 f 1 11 JT ML" .U i.'V 1
Assorting that Couueiluuin J. V.
Mitchell, eaiullilwte for mayor, hail
instilled hi family, Clniulo .Mile,
this niomiitK MX'il Mitchell nn the
street n t Main ami ('nnlnil avenue,
nml ilemauilcil an explanation, or
Mitchell's withdrawal from Hut nice.
When Mitchell refused either stilling
Hint it wiis n "Inime-up" In put him
out of the race for mayor, Milon
struck him. lU-tiiiiiler-; iulorfored,
hut not until Mitcliell hnd been imi
Thi-. ufteruooii both Mitchell ami
MilcH hinted that the qunrrel i duo
to n luixuuoilrl'i.indiug nnd each e
oneiatctl Hie oilier for Hie htiiml ho
PROBED AI SEAnLE
SEATTI.K, Wash., Doc. 11.
Operations of tho Seattle Produce
Distributors' company, to ascertain
whether It Is au Illegal combination,
may bo Investigated by nn extraordi
nary session of tho fedoral grand
jury. The organization Is composed
of n number of local commission
men. United States District Attor
ney Coiner mid today that If an ex
tra session of tho Jury is not called
Immediately, the company will bo
probed at tho regular convening of
tho Jury February 17.
BY GETTYSBURG ROAO
WASHINGTON, Dee. 11. Among
tho varied Ideas concerning tho man
nor In which Abraham Lincoln should
bo memorialized Is a now 0110 from
Raymond Ulordau, who euggosts to
day tho ostabllshmont of a national
Lincoln momorinl eeliool, which
would bo "a vast uttompt to rooupor
ato our lost manhood, our passing re
sources and our waning Integrity."
DKf'KMKBIl J I, J012.
W V ." - I
RAID BY BEARS
XKW YORK, Dec. 11. With nil
first jirioes hhowinjr Bninn, slocks
wore in brief demand ut tho opening
of tho stock market hero today.
Heading, Union Pnuifio nml Canadian
l'noifio each recorded it one jwint
gain while Steel opened at t!." 3-1 to
IK! 1-8 ugninst 05 3-1 at yesterday's
Stvngy hour attacks shortly after
the opening undermined the market,
forcing prices heiow yestcrdny's
close. New buying orders wero re
xiimed nml the tone became stronger.
Southern l'noifio wns particularly
Mrong, reaching 110 5-S.
J11M before unan tho market hegan
to lose ground again nnd moderate,
celling was nn Hie decline.
The market closed unsteady.
Ilonds wore irrogulnr.
TAFT, Cut.. Dec. 11. Spurred on
by tho offer of u .?.",000 reward for
(he capture, of bandits who robbed n
Wells Fargo safe on a Santa Fe train
n few days ago, new jwsses took the
trail to join the limit.
It is believed the bnnditH left tlm
train nt Heuthlon, where tho train
stopped for several minutes.
New Year s Issue
I11 nccovdnnco with its annual custom tho Mail Tri
buno will on Nqw Year's day issuo a special edition
descriptive of the growth and progress of Medford and
tho Roguo river valley during tho past year.
Tho issuo will bo profusely illustrated, and bo re
plete with cuts and maps descriptive of tho valley's de
velopment. This is tho only chance to send your frionds tho
story of tho valley brought up-to-dato, to lot tho world
know what avo arb doing in tho inarch of progress.
Sond in ordors early for oxtra.copies. Price 5 cents.
MEDFOBD MAIL TRIBUNE.
Oulylcy Flcfuscs to Admit Writing
Letter to Ironworker Defendant
and Prosecution Swears Out Com
plaint Claiming Evidence.
Arrest Is warning to Defense That
Wilful Perjury Must Be Stopped at
INDIANAPOLIS. Intl.. Dee. 11.
William II. Qulgloy, a union carpen
ter of Detroit and a wit neon for the
riotouso In the so-called dynamite
conspiracy trial, was accused of per
jury today and placed lu custody of
the federal marshal until his halt
bond Is fixed.
Qulgloy's bond wan fixed at 12000
and tho Carpenters' International
Union Is trying to raise this amount.
In moving for Qulgley's arrest,
Prosecutor Miller said: "This wil
ful perjury must Btop right here nnd
Qulgloy refused to admit writing a
letter In June, 1910, to defendant
Hiram It. Crlne of Muncic, Ind., re
garding tho defendant Charles W.
Wnchmelstcr of Detroit. The gov
ernment contends It has proof that
Qulgley did write a letter.
Michael J. Cunnunc, of Philadel
phia, a business agent for the Inter
national Asoclatlon of Bridge and
Structural Ironworkers, was tho next
witness. He denied knowledge of the
alleged dynamite conspiracy, assert
ing ho did not know cither Jim Mc
Namar or Ortle McManlgal.
SENATE TO FIND
WASHINGTON, Dee. 11. That a
law authorizing a physical valuation
of railroads, considered most neces
sary in tho proper estimating of
freight nnd passenger rates, could he
passed with n little agitation nmong
sennlors is the belief hero today of
Ihoe who advocate the measure.
Tho bill wns iwissed in tho house of
repro-ionlntives, it is said, with the
belief that it would he buried in com
mittee iimiii reaching the xcuate.
HERLIN, Dec. 11. .Miss Maud
Iloosevelt Levinson, hccoud cousin to
Colonel Knosevclt is dead today from
tuhcruulost. Miss I.evin-on, after
divorcing her husband, Damn Wit
jlinm Muuuu SohwnrUensteiu, went
on tho stnge in Amerioa, calling her
self Maude Roosevelt. She was a
native of Wellington.
RIDES THROUGH TUNNEL
AT RISK OF LIFE
EVKRKTT, Va., Dec. 11. John
Ostud is the only man who ever rode
through tho Great Northern Cascade
tunnel on horseback. Failing to find
a path through tho deep snow yester
day evening, ho took tho hlnck ride
through Hie three mile single track
tunnel. If ho had encountered uny
trains denth would have been certain.
TO TRY SPANOS
Greek Who Confessed to Slaying
Countryman at Medford Last Sep
, tember on Trial at Jacksonville
Case Promises to Bo Hard Fought.
Seymour alias Parker's Trial to Fel
low at Conclusion of the Spanos
The caso of tho' stato vs. Mlko
Spanos for the murder of George Do
daskatous, n Greek, In this city on
tho night of September 22, 1912 wns
called In tho circuit court at one
o'clock this afternopn. The work of
choosing a Jury was at onco under
taken. Tho case promises to bo ono of
tbo hardest fought murder cases In
the annals of the court. DcArmond
& DeArmond appear for tho defonso
and associated with them Is R. O.
Smith of Grants Pass. Tho state la
represented by B. F. Mulkey.
Tho first big question to arlso wlH
probably bo the admission of the
confession mado by Spanos nnd placed
In writing. In this confession
Spanos admits luring his victim
about Medford until an isolated spot
was reached where he and Frank
Seymour killed and robbed blm.
Tho trial of Seymour for the same
crime will follow Immediately after
the conclusion of the Spanos case.
ON JURY DUTY
SALEM, Or., Dec. 11. Women of
Oregon ennnnt servo ns jurors. Tho
recent enfranchisement of women did
not invest them with the legal qunli
ficntions required of jurors.
This is tho opinion of Attorney
General A. M. Crawford given today
to J. D. Venator, deputy district ut
tornoy nt Lnknview.
Attorney Venator asked tho attor
new general whether or not women
under the now law nre qualified to
servo upon juries, provided they have
all the other qualifications as re
quired by law, and Attorney General
"A person is not competent lo not
as a juror unless he be a male in
habitant of Hiu county in which hu is
returned, nnd who has been nn in
habitant thereof for tho yenr not
preceediug the time ho is drawn or
HONOLULU BY WIRELESS
RAN FRANCISCO, Dee. 11. All
records for long distnnco communi
cation nre broken today, following
the transmission of messages be
tween S. It. Maddams, federal wire
less operator at Honolulu, and C. F.
Elwell, eliief engineer of tho I'oulsen
system at Arlington station, near
Washington, D. O. t
Tho distance in a beo lino is 5,C00
miles, and tho feat is considered more
remarkable because about hnf tho
distnnco is over land.
BUNNY HUG DOOMED
BY WALLA WALLA
WALLA WALLA. Wn., Dee. 11.
AH dances hero will bo licensed by
tho city commissioners, and the tur
key trot has finished and no more
will tho "bunny hug" for tho com
missioners huvo lopped off their
SIR THOMAS CANS VALET
FOR HAVING IAWTH COLD
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Dec 11, Mylos
MucKeuzio is no longer Sir Thomas
Lipton's vnlctv lie explained hern
today tlmt Sir Thomas Ued him
"bloomin fool" whan a "bawtk" w
prepared too cold for the Iwwwt,
FOR HIS CRIME