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MEDFORD, ORKOOX, FRIDAY, DKCIOMHMR 27, 1912.
city umM w'r
Dul(j;irla Actively Preparlnn to Re
sume Hostilities Youths Delnn
Conscripted Envoys of Pence
Conference Receive Instructions.
Counter Proposnls From Turks Com
prise Retention of Sovereignty over
VIHNNA, Dec. 27. Despatches re-re-lvml
bete today from Holla uy lliat
llulgnrla U actively preparing lo re
sume hostilities against Turkey. It
wu said (tint miltiH tun ordinarily
llublo to military sorvlro until WI4
wore biting conscripted, nml that re
gulnr troop urn kept In renilliii to
iiwiimu operation In tln field.
LONDON, lto 27 Tlmt Turkey
will refuse In pay any Indemnity to
bring nlmiit pence In tin llalknu In
rHtird'il nx rorlnln hero Inilny.
It I reported that nil envoy re
ceived minute mid detailed liiNtruo
I lit um roiitiirnliig exactly what rcce
Maim (rum tho orlKlnal demand that
tlny ar allowed to make,
A dispatch to thn D.tlly Telegraph
from llcl-irndi declaring that I tit I -gwrlu
and Kurvla made a urcn-t agree
ment for pence U nt 111 unconfirmed
Intt It In not denied.
iurko)'i counter proposal, for
warded to thu plenipotentiaries hero
by ratlin, comprise tho maintenance
of mi effective sovereignly over tho
tlii' territory rant of tin linn of do
mnrkutlon, oclwcen thn Marltt river
nml tin' lllnek Kim, Including Adrian
ople.. wlillo west of thu Hun tin hot
eminent would tin t-nntont with tho
reror.nltlon of Turkish sovereignity
with niitoiimticiiiM rolnu, according
to ti Constantinople newspaper.
NKW YOIUC. Dec. 27 - llio paKr
value of Standard Oil Muck I In
crooned $16,70,000 today nit n r
milt of yeHtorday' phenomenal Jump
of 1 05 point per nil are. The cap
llullinllon of the. company I only
Itepnrt that Ihe mock will ho In
drcimod to doutilo It prcfont nlue,
therehy Klvlnit lncl;lioldern. tlio
IlKht to hiiIuciIIhi, In mild to he re
(tpoimllilo for (ho rUo
TO REVIVE RACING
NHW YOIUC, Dee, 27 A n re
mill of recent favorohlo court deel
hIoiim nud tlio fact that Governor
Hlcct William Hulxcr doea not oppono
It, homo racliiK will ho rovlded next
year, It In mild, hero today,
Huher, It It reported, plan to ap
point u utato racliiK commlMlou ttoou
lifter he take office.
l'AIUS, Hoc. 27. YleldlnK to tho
pumlHtonco of hi frloiulH In tho
Houato and cliamlior of ilopiitloH,
I'romlor Haytnond Ulncaro ha con
bentod today to ho a candtdato for
tho preHldimcy of Franco.
A mifccBsor to I'rouldent Fallloren
I In liu clioBon Jiiiuiniy 17.
Aloxumlrn Ulhot, former promlor,
nnuoimced UU candidacy for presl
dent of Franco In oppoHltlon to I'oln
care, Itotli nion nro nfflllatod with
tho ropulillcau party.
l'olucaro wiik tho flint to hiikkosI
thut Hlhot mako tho race, hut tho
latter. rufiiBud until nfttir Polncaro
had anuouucuil 'hi own caiullducy.
Terrific Storm Raises Hnvoc With
Shlpplnij Vessels Driven Ashore
Off Eiiylautl and France and Many
In Distress Heavy Loss of Life.
New Harlior at Havre Damaijed
Wires Down Gale Has Railed for
PLYMOUTH, Knr.lntid, Dec. 27
The gale which swept over Kngliiud
yesterday hIIII continues, unit many
mil it 1 1 craft .are reported here today
lo he ashore. The llr.illliin Htomn
or (loynN and the llrltlsh Steamer
WI II lit in (lllmoru aro ngrouud and
haw sustained ureal damage.
Two person are known to have
porlhsl and many were rocoued at
various point along tha coast ilur
Ing the height of thn storm.
U)NI)ON. Dee 27. An n result of
u lerrlfle utorm whluh xwept over
I'iirImihI. ri'porln uro rearhlnn hem
today ol coixdilonililo ilnnmr;e. Tele
phono and lelecrnph wire were torn
down In man) placm.
The Itullan Htenmer Trlpolltanl,
from (ieuoa to Harry, Waleii, wur.
drlvi'ii ahon and wrecked ut Mounti
Hny, One of the crow wbh drowned
and tciity-vvcn other had cIom
CIIKItllOIMlCl, Franco, Dec. 27.
The (icnuan tabic- uhlp (lro Hitzok
enteri'd thU port today nevrrely dutu
axed n h a reittilt of the torm which
xnepl over KtiRland, catulnr; creat
havoc. It rcportiyt tho llrljlnh
Hteamrr NnrruiiK In dlntrcnn off Hie
riMit of llrlttany.
On account of the, r.nlo Hie liner
Oceanic wan delayed Heveral hour
from entering port to take on pant
'niter. IIAVItK. I'riiuce. Dec. 27. An a
romilt of the t"rrlflo utorm which
nopt over the count today, tlio new
hurhor orkn at thl port were can
klder.ihly damaRed Many vcxct
arc imhore and other are torm
10 OLAF TVE1TM0E
SAN I'ltANCIBCO. Cal . Doc. 27.--Tho
follow I iib moftHup' wan tout from
here today to Olnf Tveltmoo of San
rranclHco, one of the defendant)! In
In the no-called dynamite conspiracy
trial nt ludlnnapollH which I now In
the hands of a Jur :
"With fallli undaunted, confidence
umthnkeu, and firm In the Jmttlco of
your caiiHo, an army of lay heart
and true friend await your trium
phant acquittal and labor' vludlca
tlou. In the ChrlNtma Hplrlt wo
greet you and prepare to rejolco with
you on the cliul Now Year."
The iiienui;o wa Hlitned hy offl
cer of thn InilldliiR trnde council.
WASHINGTON1, Dee. 'J7-Ilow te
puhlienii iroiiVHilvori of the type
who refimoil to follow Theodore
KooNOvolt out of the piuly at Inst
election think it'oiaiilzatiun cull he
efftiolcd will hu tict forth hy Scnntor
Itoriih of Idaho ut Ilallimoro ut Lin
odln's hirlhihiy, Kchruury 1-.
It is announced here today that
Horah will ppcak of "tho republican
parly" nml will proclaim his own
remedy for that oiKUiiiiitiou'ri dis
ruption comu'Ucnl on tlio defeat of
Ptchiilont Tn ft.
TAFT SAILS FOR HOME
AFTER VISIT TO CANAL
COLON, I'luiuma, Dee. 27.-A
wireless incssago received hero to
day from llio Imtllcship Arkansas
which has on hoard President Taft
and party returnini" to tho United
Slates after a visit lo tho canal zoiw,
ritulcd thai all on board wore, well,
f; -. f, , rn i ' i
"M o vtvadc
(Livernur WoMlrmv WILuu'i Cabluet, 1'rrfMent, It lu lr dliilavtMrly a U u.i )( ., ..i.il In no a
ntltl'nl t'lildnrt. Hin li "Hi tb outlook -tfter (h Qrl dy vrt at in. itii-rtlns uf llii. a, :--der ut the Waldorf
loiU Hotel In .Svr York.
Mr Murlln J. U'mlr, Hut his nstloiuil coiiimlttvemnn fn.iu ..n. mid one ut ihe iininnrt prDsretilro Icaien
r Ihe ei, U heliik' nNiLen of nil a Kiible ineinlier of '! Men ( jhliiei
lluliert I. Henry, of Texan, hit many upportrr t., t noi-iiiniiifipt. vl.ile t.'vnU ( luud It. KraucU,
-nT'l iorrinr of ,MUourl, te urelnc hm imnte liefore w I'rr-iiieiii eixt.
10 DYNAMITE LOVE
KLAMATH FALLS, Oie., Dee. J7.
Atleinpliin; to ilvnninite the homo
of hin Mvcctlioiirl, n itHuhler of
ClinrleM V. Heek ol' tlii. plnee, Ooor;e
(lounii, niicinploveil, uirtinlly do
Htroyed the liuildiiiK hut xiilTere.l in
jurici. I'roin uliloli he died early today
following no opernlioii. Itotli ii
nniiH weie iiiiipiilnleil nml thn re
iniiiiiH of liJH oyer, tukoii out. S'o one
in the Iidii-o wiim injiiroil.
(lownu helieveil hi love for Mis
IWok wiih not rcoiproi'dloil mid enll
ini: ut the Itoek home in Hie lienit
of the ItllxlllONH M'etioil, ipeilt ll few
uiinulrH uilli hit swccllienrt. her is
tcr npd two lirollicr. ('ailing for n
mitteli lie ntepMMl inlo uu iiiljoiiiin
room. The explokioii iinmciliulely fol
In spite of his iujurio. (lownu wuh
not ittieousoioiiM when the xlico ur
rhcil. Waving the t nni of one of
Iiik xliuHend iiiiiih he eurfcd furioiiH
Iv 'iwii Mick or ilMiiiinlto wore
htill in lii M)Lot. He died without
innktui nnv stiiteinenl.
FAN QIT.NTIN, Cal., Dee. 27.
John S. Kegel i. wits limited in the
state poniteiitiary hote at HUW a
in. today for tho murder Six Sun
Fmuoihoo of Heiijamin A. Ooodiunn,
of Stouktou, Cnl a jewelry snle
miiii. ItoKCrs went to his death protest
hie his iuaooeuiie of rioodmaii's niitr
dor. "I did not kill Hoodiumi," he sai I.
"Some day the truth of the murder
will come out."
lingers met his fate apparently
Million! foiic, The trap was spruiiK
promptly at Willi) o'clock, and Nos
ers' nook was lnokeii hy the drop,
Ooodman was murdered for diatif
onds and oilier jewelry ho curried.
After Ihe crime the hody was earned
to the sidewalk from the collar of a
commission house ami liuncd he
nealli a pile of ruhhih in the pit lor
FIELDS ALSO SHY
1'OUTLANl), Ore., Dec. 27. In
order to account for an alleged Bhort-
ngu of 11500 hunting lcunso tuouoy
In the office of Frank S. Fields, clerk
of Multiiomnh county, Fields and
Deputy District Attorney Collier are
la consultation this afternoon,
Collier alleges tho funds woro
placed In a hank which subsequently
fullod, and while admitting Irregu
larity In this pnrtlculur, no criminal
lutontlou was shown on tha part of
either Fields or any nt his associates,
Tho matter wits brought to tho at
tention of tho district attorney's of
flee hy Stato anmo Wnrilon W. L.
Flnley, who without desiring to mnko
charges 'of any nature, doBlrod to bo
advised as to tho whoroaboutH of tho
MEMBERS OF MR WILSON'S CABINET,
d- R rr.Ancis
1L VM: HENRY
RIDE ON TRAIN!
IM.NO, Nov., Dee J7
Von llulotv, once, nu nffioer
(leniinn navy mid n do-oendiini
Fredon'oh Wilhejni Vn Hulow, the
fniiiou. I'rii-.-.iiiiiJtfHertil who aided
Wellington ut WaTrrioii. j fatnlly
tunncleil under th wheel, of n
freight tiiiin ntrahndii near the
Xcxailii California. 'IhIc line eHii
this inorninj;. J
Although lie wnwcll educated and
Mike five Innguifgr. the count, nfler
a series of mantm excneiiee-. with
wealthy liciroK-ejjMink '" the leel
of a common laborer and is believed
to have lieoii hteiihi;' a ride to Saera
niciw" when killer-; He i-laiuu'd lo
have a wire ut the Maryland hotel,
Pasadoua, from whom 'ho received
fUfiO every thtre month-.
Seven jenrs ago Von Hulow mar
ried .MUs I'lin-tiuu I'luiner, hciro.-.
to n .$2.0110,000 fortune, who di -
voreed lum niter an Kuroeaii trip.
He came lo Kcuo two jeurs ngo,
worked as a hotel porter and thou J
went to Denver, mving out that Ik
was to again exchange his title for
wealth bv a iiiarriage route. He re
turned lo Iteao a short time ago.
With one arm severed, lu hodv,
and his head crushed, Von Hulow ,
hod at 2 o'clock this moniini; in the!
railroad hospital at Spark, Nov. J
LA FOLLEHE TO
INDIANAPOLIS. Ind , Dec 27. -That
Uresldent-Hlcct Woodrow Wil
son will have the support of all pro
gressive republican If he trie to
servo tho Inteicst of the people I
tho announcement hero today of
Snator ltohort M La Follette of Wis
consin. Addressing tho teachers'
convention here last night, La Fol
"I shall support Wilson as long as
ho stands for the people, and 1 nut
confident that other progressive re
publicans will stand with me. When
tho strain comes and reactionary
democrats try to block Wilson's ef
forts, If Wilson breaks down, yields
or compromises, I for one, and others
of the progressiva band will turn
and hammer htm to tho ground."
New Year's Issue
In nocordnnco with its annual custom the Mail Tri
bune will on Now Year's day issue a special edition
descriptive of tho growth and progress of Medt'ord and
tho l?oguo river valloy during tho past year.
The issue will bo profusoly illustrated and bo re
plete with cuts and maps descriptivo of tho valley's do
volopmont. This is tho only chanco to send your friends tho
story of tho valloy brought up-to-dato, to lot tho world
know what wo aro doing in tho inarch of progress.
Send in orders early for extra copies. Prico 0 conts.
atEDFORD MAIL TRTBUNE."
.... . .
TWO YOUTHS DIE
i IN LOS ANGELES
Los an(ii;li:s, Dee. -.;. Two
iwrioiir. met death and -even were in
jured, one serioiD'ly m n fire that
destroyed a lodgim huso on the
North Side early today.
Two twisted Imdie were reeover-l
fnnu the nun- nml although imme
diate identification was impoi-ibl.-,
they nro believed to he tliftte of
Leonard and l.eoMid Walter, aged
18 and 14 re-iH-etively, mmi. of Mrs
Kdnii Walter, propriclre of Hi
house. Both loy are mi-ing. Fol
lowing is a lUt of the oa-.iinltie.
Leonard Waller. 18.
Ixtipohl Witller! 1-4. .
The fire, the origin of which im
not hoeii detenninoil, was discovered
shortly after one o'clock, llefore all
tho occupants of the house, which
was a three Morv wooden structure,
'could he nroused. Ihe Humes had en
' veloH(l the entin huilding.
KING TO CREATE
LONDON, Dec 27 With Urlnco
Arthur of Conuaught, son of tho Duko
of Conuaught, governor general of
Canada, reported due to recelvo a
dukedom, probably that of Kent,
much Interest prevails hero today In
tho honors to bo conferred by King
(ieorKO on Now Years Day.
It Is reported that Mrs. Humphrey
Ward, tho writer, is being consid
ered for the vacancy In tho roll of
the Order of Merit caused hy the
death of Sir Lawrence Alma Tndenia.
Johnston Forhes-ltobortson, tho ac
tor, It is snld, will he dubbed a
Although It was believed I'rluco
Arthur of Connaught Is certain to
recelvo tho dukedom, It was said ac
tion In his case might be postponed
until King George's birthday.
CUBAN NAVAL BASE
SECURED BY UNCLE SAM
HAVANA, Cuba, Dee. 27. A na
val station treaty between Cuba and
the United Stntes whereby the latter
obtains, additional lauds for Ihe naval
base at Ouautaiiiuuo n. concluded
today between American Minister
Heaupre nnd Secretary of State San
guillv of Cuba.
WISH Off 0
AT BIRTH PLACE
President-elect Recovers From Ill
ness Sufficiently to Make Journey
McComhs Talks Politics Durintj
Huje Electric "Welcome Home" Arch
Erected at Staunton Reviews and
AIlOAItD WILSON SI'KCIAL CAlt,
i'HILADKLIMHA. I'a., Dec. 27.
Hoarding the train at Princeton, en
route to hi old homo In Staunton,
Vn., today I'resldent-KIcct Wood row
Wilson, found Wllllnni F. McCombs,
chairman of tho national democratic
committee and other friend already
aboard awaiting. He talked politic
with McComh and chatted with tho
member of hi party, numbering
twentWIve and Including two New
York congre-itmen formerly renldcnt
A Virginia congressional delegation
I expected aboard at Washington.
ITUNCKTON. X. J., Dec. 27. Ac
companied by Mia Wilson, l'rrldcnt
Klect Woodrow Wilson left hero at
10:30 a. m. today for Virginia. Ho
declared he felt well.
The president-elect will arrive t
hit birthplace, Staunton, tonight and
will return Sunday morning.
STAUNTON. Va.. Dec. 27. With
a hugo electric ''Welcome Home"
arch orected In the main street here
today elaborate preparation are be
ing completed to welcome Prmldent
Klect AVobdrow Wilson upon hTs arri
Itevlows and a parade In which
practically tho entire population I
to participate. Is scheduled for tomor
SHAKE UP AMONG
SAN FltANCISCO Cal Dec. 57.
While A. D. McDonald, auditor of
tho Southern Pacific, Is en route to
New York In response to a wiro um
nions for him to come to headquar
ters, a persistent rumor Is current
here today that n big snake-up Is due
In the entire auditing department of
According to Southern Pacific of
ficials, the most Important changes
wilt affect William .Mahl, vice-president
and controller; C. 11. Seger, for
merly auditor; A. D. McDonald, au
ditor, and O. K. Ulssonett. formerly
auditor of passenger accounts.
Mahl, It is said, will resign and bo
succeeeded by Seger. McDonald
will succeed Seger and Ulssonett will
replace McDonald audttlor. Many
other minor changes also will fol
PUBLIC MEETING TO
END TEXTILE STRIKE
LITTLK FALLS, N. Y. Dec. 27
A public meeting to decldo a method
of settling tho textile strlko here was
held this afternoon by tho state board
of mediation. Cumulutivo evidence
was produced showing a reduction In
tho already low wages at tho mill
worker. Tho strikers testified they had
been ordered by tho operators to
do moro work weekly under the fifty-
four hour law than they formerly did
tu sixty hours.
POLK COUNTY STORE
BURNED TO GROUND
BLACK ROCK, Ore., Dee. 27.
The general inerehandiso store of the
Wyatt compiyiy was burned to th
ground today with a .ff,O0O loss. The
store was ouo of the largest iu Polk
county, and practically all of the
stock wns ilesi royed. It is supposed
that crossed wires woro rosixin&iblo
I for tho fire,
No Indication of Result in Trial of
Officials of Iron Workers Union
Accused of Transporting, Dynamite
Jury Debatlnn Case.
No Outbreak Expected in Case of
Verdict of Guilty Though Prepara
tions All Made.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Dee. 27.
"Sure acquittal," and "certain con
viction" were the two priAliolions
made hy prosecution nnd defense here,
today in tho conspiracy enso when
the jury considered tho rhnrges
against forty defendants foiled to
ngreo nnd were dismissed this after
noon by Judge Anderson until 0:110
tomorrow morning. t
When tho many charges placed
against the many defendant nre ad
mitted to necessitate much timo for
consideration the friend of the In
Isir lenders wcro confident wneii tlio
jury retried no ngreement that the
indication was in their favor. The
prosecution, on tho other hand, took
the. long delay ns n sign that their
cne had been established n"d thn
the jury simply were occupied in do-'
eidinj- the various degrees of guilt
of the men licensed.
Indecision No Sign
It was generally admitted, how
ever, tlmt the failure of tho iiry to
agree tii, to this time wns not to bo
taken as a sign that n disagreement
will bo finally reported and conserva
tive estimates of their work worn
thut n final decision cannot be looked
for cnrly tomorrow nniltfmf 1t1,niiiy'
be tomorrow night or later befora
the dio is cast.
While the defendants awaited tho
return of tho jury in Judge Ander
son's courtroom today they exhibited
ns ninny expre-ioiih ns there were
men ni-euscd. Soiue were guy, Jome
depressed, some of them like Olat
Tvcitmoe of San rVnncisco, vvero
gravely quiet waiting silent and at
tentive for the verdict of tho twelvo
men who should-doom them to dis
grace or speak words which would
mean exoneration. When it finally
was seon that no verdict would he
reached this afternoon n great load
seemed lifted from the minds of all
and they welcomed Judge Anderson',H
announcement of another adjourn
ment with a general sigh of relief.
INDIANAPOLIS, lad., .Dee. 27,
At 10:0." a. in. today United States
Judge Auderou was informed that
the jury deliberating over the evi
dence adduced at the so-called dyna
mite conspiracy trial was not ready
to report. Tho court ordered a re
cess until 2:30 o'clock this afternoon,
(Continued on page 2.)
TO BE ABOLISHED
SBATTLK, Wash . Dec. 27. Thut
tho Washington legislature, at tho
coming session, will abolish tho
death penalty, and wll 'curtail tho
pardoning power of tho governor In
first degreo murder euses, Is Indi
cated by a poll of house and senato
members now being taken hy tho
With a vote of at to 12, tho houso
thus far stands practically a to 1 In
favor of abolishing capital punish
Thoro nro 97 members In tho
house It takes 49 to pass any bill.
In addition to tho houso member
who have expressed positive views,
ten have replied they aro still unde
cided, and three expressed thomsolvou
hs In favor of retaining tho present
laws, hut said thoy are open to con
viction that the death penalty should
Tho sounto has thus far recorded
Itself by n vote of 14 to 7 In favor of
abolishing capital punishment.
With forty-two members In tho-
senato, It requires twenty-two to
pass a bill,