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MtiDKORD, OREGON, Tfll'IcSDAV, DWKMBHR 12, 1012.
SERVIA RECALLS MINISTER TO AUSTRIA
FIRST STEP TO
II! SEEN IN
No explanation Offered (or Minis
ter's Recall ami No Successor An
nounced Servla Offers Repara
tion of lll-Tr.ratmcnt of Minister.
Rumnnnla Barred From Peace Con
ference for Fear of Inlroitticlnn
SENT WEST BY
Hundred Prominent Portlanders at
Salem to Protest Execution of
Convlctrd Men Tomorrow Want
People to Vote Again.
WAR HAS PKOHm Y Al IIRLl) TURKBY AND THH RAI KANS.
VIKNNA, Dec. l'J. Hv an lmra
tlvo order fntiu Hrlraitt, llm Her
vinn minlxler In Austria, .M. Mimic,
wan remitted today. Neither Simir
nor llm Sorvlnii foreign minister
would explain the notion.
Xo (Miitcwtior Iiiin horn nnununord
MHtl Kludm' reonll 1h iionxlnin! iih ii
formal hronlHng off f llplititiitit
rotations between Aiitrin nnd Sen in.
Tlifot tuny iiu'iiii (lie first ntep to
The recall of tho Servian inlnUlir
i'uoil grout uuihiMiiohh here, but
opponent of war look comfort in h
MiiuultiiueniiH miuuuuccmrut liV Her
vin to tho Aiitriiin iniuiMcr it t llc.
gnidn (lint Son in won willing ami
ready lo ioitl.1 miy Misihlo re pit ra
don for tlin ill treatment of tit" Am
t Hit it iHitmtil I'nit'ltithkii nt I'dnrond.
l'AHIH, !).'. 12. -Hcuit-officinl
tyJiliuT, rori4. Iot" today lntt
t tint Frniioe and I!nglund have ile-
ollued In nocopt tlio ilrinniiil of Hon-
ninnln to participate in llm iiiiibna
iliirinl conference to be held in l.on
(Ion. It is fentvtl tlmt if Itoiiiuiinin
wi-ti' mltiiittcil it would nnlurgc tin
mim of the conference, din euaning
ItOMB, Dm'. 12. -Heparin recclv
i'il hero today contradict dispatches
front Athens declaring 11 fori'1 of
(IreokM ItHit defeated llio Turku nt
Jmiitia. Tint diwiitelio r-'il
lnri) miy lhu Turks nniiiliilnli'il n
whole (Ireok division, 'miih'1Hiik
tint (tii'ckH to nliiiiiilon lln iogo of
.limiiiii unit rcliro toward tin' Adri
n tic .Son.
l'lnn I'ornntl .Meeting
LONDON, Do.-. 12.-Dlplomnls
lioro loility proilit't llnit n ronuitl am-
liiiMNinloriul conference of tint great
I!tiroionn power will bo held in
Taylor Commuted to Life Imprison
mentGovernor Remains Firm for
HAl.KM, Oro, Ifc'C. 12 - John W
Taylor, slayer of A. II. Perry In llnr-
in-y county will not hong I'rlilny. Ho
wns condemned with four othor mur
derers In tho penitentiary hero to
hnng tomorrow, hut hU sentenco wn
rommulod lo llfo ImprUoiimi'nt hy
Governor Wml nt 1 1 oVIook loiloy.
It U NlroiiKly hlntiMl Hint Nohlo
I'mililcr, nitotJii'r of Ihr flw In In
none, anil liU ram' will ho put In tho
ImnilH of nn 1 n a n 1 1 romtnlloti
I'itiililor wan ronvlrti'il of Ulllliift
(Contlnuuit nn pai;n 3.)
VIEWS ON FINANCE
..INTO..X, Noh., I)cr. 12.-TIip
vtuw of Williiim A, Ilrynu rcKiirdiiiK
fillMllcllSl ICKiKltltioil llllll tllll HII)k'OH
lion Hint cx-pri'hidciitH ho iitnilo lifo
iitciiihurti of conuiorot uro Hot loitlt in
tho current Uhuo of (ho Coniuinnor
ttnilor llm hrmlini of "Mr. Hiyitn'w
portiliou." Tho iiilii'lu nii.vh:
"I'imt Mr, Drymi iIouh not inlvn
onto I ho loliroiiiont of oiilstiiiuliiiK'
iiiiliotuil hunk onrronay, hut oppuHVH
miy ridnrf-omoiifuf jnivili'Ko now on
joyod hy Kiitiunul hunka. lio hit.
IIoviih Hitch omoi'iiioy onrronoy nu
limy ho nocoHHnry Hlinuld ho isMioil
hy tho Kovitrniin'iit uiitl not hy tho
"Hocoiitl In uonfitrriiit' upon for
inor proHitlontrt tlin riht (o purlioi
)mlo in (ho ilolmtoH In tho hciiiiIo ninl
lllltlHO, )lU ht'lioVOM It lU'l'll not hu no-
commnk'(l hy ooinpoiiHiidon. Tim
privilogo blinuld hu uonlVrroil us no
honor, ruthor than iih mi ol'l'ioo.
'T hlnl Tlio domooriilH of lhu sou
ulo nru ii(ilit In iuHixtitiK (hut itn
poilunt uppniiiliiiculH ho roaorved for
"Fourth Tlio dcmoortitH in Wash
ington nro jimtifii'd in condnnnliur
(lio piirtiHuiiHliip wliloh led tlio presi
dent to extend tlio civil Hcrvico when
Hiiuh ox(oiihou lins no IiIkIioi- purposo
than (ho roteiitloii in ot'l'iuo of mpuh
HAI.ICM, Oro.. Dor. 12 C'nrrylnK
lottor of prott from thu cover
nom of nil of tho -tnton whero cnpl
tal punUhmi'Dl Iihk hit'n nhollnhcil
ami nnueil m Itti oinrr nmterlnl which
they hopo to crntnllxo Into a tic
ri'Kxdil jiloo for n ntipllo for tho tlvo
men ilootueil to ill lu tho peniten
tiary tomorrow until tho people enn
nxnlii vote on tho qiipntlon of hauK
Iiik. 100 nrniiilnent rortlnmlera are
Tho lettera nro from tho Kovornorn
of Kauxaii, Maine, WUcoiihIu, Mlchl
Kntt ninl Ithoilo Ulnml, nml there nro
further mlMJtlx'H from l.onl (leorc
IleilhoroiiKh of KiikIiiihI nml Walter
VolMiemnn, lre-prilileiit of the
llnmhurK-Anierlcau Stoaumlilp I.lun
niiklnK that tho i;oernor poitpono
tho oxeciitloan until the people nH n
mIioIo enn viwilii ho hennl from,
IMIeil on tho Kovernor'rt ileiik nro
huiulreilH of k'ttom from wit era who
waul to wltlulrnw their murk for
rnpltnl piinlithnient on tho .S'ovem
her tmllotH. nml froc tiroren of poo
pic otitMhlo of thu Htnte, who Mate
Hint OroKon will ho eternally ill
Kmoeil hy her "hlooily rrlduy,"
(loioritor Weit, however. roltemlOH
what hu IniH hcen MnyltiK Hlnro tho
reiull of tho vote wnx known, the
men will intuitively hnuKi oieryono
It is expeeted (hat I he eommula
lion paper in Faulder's ease will he
Hout to tho prison thin afternoon. It
win at firxt planned, uocnrdiuK to
Kood milhority, (o auiiouneo (his ael
of the Kiivornor'rt jiut heforo Taylor
Ntoppoil on the Kiillown tomorrow.
The governor it donyinj; himself
to interviewers, tdinply eoulentin
himiu'lf with the anuoiiueemeut that
Tnjlor's sentenee hnn heen eonunut
rd to life imprisonment.
The faet that the first hiinniiiK
will not tuko plaee hnforo 11:110 in
dioates Rt ninety tlmt l'auhler has fell
(ho henefit of exeeulivo I'lemeney.
rf i TT r L ' 1 ij j rr- im i -ir i i i i I
iri.i. l ' vmA-A-.- r j . ..miv r -mh'bi i immmv
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sm.f2. faswy f. y w
spKwrrviv; : 7ec3 . """i tor kc ys
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WmBhkM &?. isK'- -? WW Law
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PRORABLC piyi'lOr' Or TUHKCY IM fUQpf ..MOMf. THE AtMFS
MRS. PANKHURST YOUTH CONFESSES IFIRE
DEFENDS RINGING i
(Contlnuoa on puco 2.)
SENDS STOCKS UP
NBW YOHIC, Dee. 12. Tho Btock
uinrkot opentnl heavy ninl slow to
day. A hour rnhl cntmucl a flurry
for flftoon nituutoH, tollowliiK which
In wan rumored tlmt J. 1, Morgan
hud purchased 160,000 Bhnrea of
Union Pacific at $150. It is not
known whether tho report U true,
hut tho story canned brokers to ho
lluvti that Morgan was supporting
thn uinrkot and (ho wholo list ad
vanced innlorlully, Union l'aclflo
Jumplnt: to J150.GO. Much profit
tiiklnu won oucountorod at thin price.
Canidlnn rnclflo, (Iront Norlhorn,
St. I'au', Northern Purine, LoIiIkIi
Vttl'oy, Kouthorn Pacific mid Uultod
States Btull advanced 1 to 'i points.
Tho uinrkot olosod stVont;,
Doudu wcro firm,
OF FIRE ALARMS
LONDON'. Dee. 12 In n ncnthlnR
editorial uppeurlUK In today's Untie of
"Tho HuffrnKetto." Mrs. Kmmellno
Pnukhurst denounces tho two months
sonteneo recently linponeil upon
KUIe IIuho)', n mllltnnt suffrigctte,
for turnliiK In fulno flro nlnrms.
'There In n iiymhulllc fltuess uhout
this nei.' Hi'hemo of rluKlui; flro
alarms," writes Mrs. Pankhiirst. "It
In arousliiK tho public, which Is Just
whut wo want to do. Tho sacrlflco
of hundreds of women and Rlrlx uu
ntially In the whlto slnvo traffic,
sweatshops mid kindred evils Is tho
en ii no of our notation. Wo want to
voto In order to remedy these con
ditions, "In striking rontnist Is tho Imposi
tion of tho maximum soutencu upon
Klslo llowoy for rltitdiiK lu false
nhirms, iittd that of mi Aberdeen man
who was f;lven flftoon dnys Imprl
sonturnt for nssaulthiK mi elght-yonr-
GIVEN 10 12-YEAR OLD
I!AKKIlSPU:in, Cnl., Dec. "12,
l'J 12 12 12" in tho date of u
check for .f 1,212.12, niado out nt 12
minutes past 12 o'clock today, the
12th day of (ho 12th month of the
12th year of the century by hen It.
MiieDonnld, a wealthy nil man, ill
lavor ol his 12 year old dnuRhter,
Mabel, Tho check will draw interest
from nn investment MnuDouald will
make biennial nt 12-12 per cent.
Knoli year since one ininulo titter
12 o'clock, January 1, 1001, McDon
ald has followed his scheme of check
writing, tho amounts being commen
surate with tho dates.
"Hut never nj-niii, for 100 years,"
lie said, after blotting (ho final
TO VISIT BATTLEFIELDS
DEI.ORADK, Dee. 12. Special
permission (o mi American military
commission (o visit thu Macedonian
battlefields was uccorded tu the
American government tuilny.
I.OS AXOKI.KS, Dee. 12.-After
two hour df oloti iuetiouuij; by (he
jxiliee, Martin Itickcrt, l'onrtoon, ron
foMcd tlmt he shot and killed hi
father, Daniel Kiekorl, nt their h.mie
here early today.
The shooting, the hoy eniil, follow
d a ipianel which begun hmt iiikIiI
when he d'lMihoyod liU father's com
innml (o carry wood to the kitchen.
After (he dixpule wna renewed today
Itickcrt went to (he yard of U home
lo feed n hoie. Martin, neeonling
to (he iKlice, fired nt him with a 22
calihiit rifle through nn okh Imth
room window, hhontiug him Ihrotifth
According to the story wrung from
the hoy, In. told his mother what he
had done, and they ngreed lo claim
(lint the (.hooting was accidental. It
was only when confronted by neigh
bors to whom ho inadvertently hud
(old his seeiel, (hat ho broke down
and admitted the (.hooting. This, the
Mliee hay, was corroborated hv Mi..
ARRIVE AT VERA CRUZ
VERA Cltl'Z. Mexico, Dee. 12.
Four United States battleships under
commund of Admiral Fletcher are due
to arrive hero this afternoon, Mexi
enns generally iew with distrust the
visit of the war-hips.
SET BY CONVICT
SAI.KM, Ore.. Dec. 12. John J.
Stanley, serving soion years for for
Kory, and his cellmate, I.nuls Hoff
mann, are today In solitary confine
ment as the result of an alleged dis
covery that Stanley was responsible
for tho fire of December 3, which
partially destroyed the Auditorium
at the penitentiary. It Is believed n
general Jail delivery was planned.
Stanley was doing veneer work in
tho new library at the time the tire
broko out. and It has been determined
that the blaze was caused by the set
ting aflame of veneer soaked rags.
A holo had been bored through the
three toot concrete floor of Stanley's
cell and It is supposed that the men
had planned to knock a portion of
the floor out, drop to tho cellar un
derneath and then uiako for the
wnlls, whlto the guards wero fighting
CONGRESS VOIES TO
WASHINGTON, Doc, 12 By a
voto of H7 to 125 tho houso re
jected today a resolution declaring
regular tho election of Representative
Charles Howman, republican of Penn
sylvania. Tho resolution also pro
vided for dismissing tho contests
netilust llowman, lu which fraud and
corruption wero charged. r
New Year's Issue
In aocordanco with its animal custom tho Mail Tri
buno will on Now Year's day issue a special edition
descriptive of tlio growth and progress of Medford and
tho Roguo rivor valloy during tho past year.
Tho issuo will bo profusoly illustrated and bo ro
ploto with cuts and maps descriptivo of tho valley's de
velopment. This is tho only chanco to sond your frionds tho
story of tho valloy brought up-to-dato, to lot tho world
know what wo aro doing in tho march of progress.
Sond in orders early for oxtra copios. Pnco 5 cents.
MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE.
AND NO RECORD
Probe of Money Trust Shows Busi
ness Methods Governinrj Wall
Street Operations Consolidated
Exchange Discriminated Against.
Morgan and Rockefeller Interests
Biggest Lenders to Brokers and
WASHINGTON, Doc. 12. Indig
nant dental of allegations In the
morning newspapers hero that brok
ers of the new York stock exchange
are unduly held In Washington to
testify before tho house committee
Investigating the money trust was
made by Representative I'ujo, chair
man of the committee.
"The most sensational test'tnony,"
Pujo said, "Is yet to come. There
are fifty more witnesses to be ex
amined. When we finish with these
men they will be excused, and not
It was expected that the hearing
would adjourn at T p. m. today until
Monday. Tho committee probably
will excuse the witnesses early next
wook until early In January, ad
journing for tho holidays.
President Do Agnero of the Con.
sollilated Hxchango of New York
was thu first witness today. He
described tho feud which exists be
tween his organization and tho New
York stock exchange.
Do Agnero charged that tho steel
trust and tho Pennsylvania, I.ohlgn
and Santa Fo railroads, with dis
crimination against the Consolidate
Exchange and that many other Inter
state corporations limited trading in
their stock to tho New York stock
exchange. Ho asserted that mem
bers of tho Consolidated Exchange
wero barred from the floor of tho
New York stock exchange.
loani Without Itcrord
J. II. Grlesol and Charles Turner
asserted that 125,000,000 loans were
made dally to the New York stock
exchango without any official record
Orlsel testified that tho biggest
lenders to tho stock exchange, wero
tho City National Dank, the Chase
National Dank, tho Commerce Dank.
J. P. Morgan and Company, and
Kuhn, Loch and Company.
OF THEIR FRISCO PREY
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., Dec. 12.
To rob the loan shark of his prey
and to afford the needy a chance to
borrow small sums nt n "llvo and let
llvo" rato of Interest tho San Fran
cisco Remedial Loan Association Is
preparing today to open for business
At first the loans will bo conflnod
to two classes pledges und cbtittles
but It Is expected later to add a
third, ho salary loan. Rates for
pledge lonns will bo H& per cent per
month and on chattel loans 3 per
Many prominent business men and
bankers uro on the board of direc
tors. Tho organization follows tho
general plan adopted for similar con
cerns In many eastern cities.
Veniremen Have Mostly Read of the
Case and Many Have Devlded
Opinions Capital Punishment It
Feature of Examination.
Spanos Will Deny His Confession but
State Will Make Fight for Its Admission.
Owing to tho importance of tho
ense considerable difficulty is being
experienced in the circuit court in
securing n jury to try the enso of tha
state vk. Miko Spanos. The trial
jury panel wns exhausted this mor
ning with only three men having a
ehnnco of retaining their scats. Sher
iff Jones wns instmcted lo summon
a now panel. At noon today the
state hnd used .1 of its hit peremp
tory challenges and the defense four
of its twelve.
The chief difficulty encountered
seems to be the wide knowledge of
the case gained through tho news
papers and an opposition to nn in
fliction of capitnl punishment. Tho
recent campaign seems to be respon
sible for a greater understanding of
The enso against Spnnos was call
ed in tho circtjit court Monday nt
noon niul since then tho entire time
haH been devoted to securing n jury.
It may bo that it' complete jury will
not bo obtained until Kridny, which
by tho way Is hangman's day in Ore
gon. From questions hurled nt (he
veniremen by attorneys for tho de
fense it is very evident that SpnnoH
will repudiate his confession in court
claiming that it was obtained under
duress. Tho stato is prepared to off
set this, summoning many witnesses
to cover this point.
Miko Spanos, when he enmo into
court, nppearcd moro worn than nt
any time previous. lie suited very
infrequently and at all times mani
fested great interest in (lie proceed
ings in court. His wifo sat as near
him as Kssib!e mid took great in
terest in all that went on.
WEDDING DELLS END
!NKW YORK, Dec. 12. As mi nf
tormath of tho Tltaulo disaster, two
survivors, Miss Uesslo McCoy of
Now York and Thomas McCormlck
of Uayonuo, N, J., aro to bo marrlod,
according to announcement hero to
day. McCormlck leaped Into tho water
Just boforo tho big liner sank und wua
pulled luto u lifeboat by Mlsa McCoy.
TO CONTROL ESPEE
POKTI.AND, Dec. 12. It is re
ported mi good authority hero that
James J. Hill, of tho Northern l'a
oifio und Great Northern railroads,
is buying heavily into Southern Pa
cific stock in an effort to gain con
trol of that road. Hill, nt present,
has to get hold of but few mote
bhares to gain possession, it is stat
The faet (lint Southern Patfific
common continued to uvernge 108
and closed today at 100, despite tho
break in (ho othor Ilarrimmi stocks,
on account of merger decisions prac
tically confirms HilPs activity,
Tlio amount of stock held by Hill
cannot bo approximated but it is
enough to Imvo caused Kuhn, Loch
and company to fight for control of
the company for ita Ilnrrimau clients.
Tho drop of 4 1-4 points in Union
Pncifio today, eou&ing Morgan to
bolster this stock to normal, also
indicates that Hill is playing S. P.
stock against tlio other roads.
ARCHBALD CASE 10
LAST UNTIL JANUARY
WASHINGTON, Dec. 12. Tho
prosecution In tho Impeachment pro
ceedings against Judge Robert W.
Archbald of tho commerce court
probably will rest Its case the last
of this wool;.
Tho dofelso will present B0 wit
nesses, making it improbable that
tho case will end before January ,