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Medtord Mail Tribune
Orciwlonul rimwtm, Mitt.,
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Unconllrmril Report Asserts Thnt
Klnrj Georp Was Murdered Was
Hrntl of n Division of Greek Army
Queen 0 1 (in In Field With Him.
News of Death Readies Paris, Berlin
Rome and Other Capitals Out Con
firmation Is Lacklnn.
LONDON', March 18. An imcon
fiimoit repot t wiim circulated hero
ludny In llm effect I hut Ilia king
of (Ireoon wiih nwMMliinled nl Hn
huilkit. King George won nuaaiuiilcil tit
Salonika, whole In wn nt tint head
f n division of tln Greek nrmy, no
j'oidlug o news ngeney dispatches.
Now of his (li-atli touched Pnrin,
llerllo, I(iitiii mn other oiipiluls lm
iillniioounly, Imt riiflriniitliiii still i
lucking. King George lunl been nl
Salonika Ninon December when Hip
illy SMrrwinleird to ln llnlkuu
(Jneon Olgn hail been in tlii firld
much of the liiin vrilh Mug Ocurge.
WASHINGTON, Mnrch 18. IV to
n lull" hour till afternoon the Greek
lexnluui had received no notification
nl' i!i. iimhii1 iiHhiiHxiiiaiiiiii nt Sa
lonika of King George f Greece.
WASHINGTON. Mnrch IS.-"Of-flelnl
clemency" In exported lo bo ex
tended to Mnjor Sylvester, Wantilng.
ton's chief of police, following
rnnrr.es brought by tlm United Htntes
Miiinlo thnt ln not only foiled lo
provenl, Imt In homo eimon oiirour
iiiti'il ilui rlolnmrrlni; llm suffrage
isirmlu hero Mnrnh X
"Tint soimto H IviHtttir probe rom
nilMtit," iniiklnllug nf Senators Pom
iTi'iin. JomiH mill Dillingham, U buny
Imliiy mixing tin Sylvester white
wash, tinil will spread It on Itiroimh
n report exonerating tint major, In
tlm near fut tiro.
It Ih Htntml that tlm rhlnf nrgu
mi'tit In H hosier's fnvor wiih tluil
llin I mil cm should tiiivo remained nt
homo on the day In question.
CLISVChANM). Ohio, Mnrrli 18.--niMinlHaod
front hln officii for "Krons
luiiuornllty. conduct untiocomliiK an
offlror nml conduct mihHorHlvo to
i;ood order In tlm pollen ilnpnrl
incut," 1'rodurlck Kohlor, CIuvoIiuiiI'k
faiimiiH '(lolilon ntl chlof of pollco,"
antiouncod today that ho would not
ifppont from tho service commlnhlon'j
"I cun tnkn my moillclno wltliout
'Bfuiiwltlnu,' ' Bnld Koliler todny. "I
Hhnll niako no nttompt to Hot back
Into tlm Horvlco."
Tho chnrKon UKnliml Kohlor wont
inndn by. Mayor lliiknr nud nllcKod
vIhIh of Kohlor -to tlm lioiim of Mrn.
Hchonror lu tlm ubKouco of Imr Iium
bund, Mayor Ilnkor today loaimd u iitiitc
luntit prnlnliiR Kohlor'H punt work tin
STALLS MANY TRAINS
N0IIF0r,l. Neli., Mnmli IH. Ab n
iohiiII of llio worst lilixxiirtl oxpiir
ioiiooil in Ihirt vinliilty in twonty yearn
ninny liuiiiH urn Hliilloil in thin vicin
ity. No truiiiH linvn inovoil w08t of
Vnlouliuo, Noli,, on (ho llluok llilla
nnilo in i'lvo duyu.
TO RUN NATION
Letter Made Public Endorslnn Plan
First Sugucstcd by Bourne Office
Seekers Fill Cabinet Members With
Woe-Get No Time for Work.
Plans to Get Relief From "Pests"
Discussed at Cabinet Meetlnu
Concerted Wail from Secretaries.
WASHINGTON, Mnrch 18 Thnt
tint budget liliui of milking npproprln.
tlntm for running Unrlu Bain's affairs
will hn mtnpti'il hy tlm Wilson iuIiiiIii
Intrntlon Ih Indicated (oiluy In a let-
lor given out for publication nl tint
While House. It wan written Jnti
miry 20 Inst hy Picnldcnt WIIhoii lo
Senator llonjamlu Tlllmnn of Kouth
Cniollun. Tlm letter nald:
"I linvn always limUtnl on tlm ub
nolulo iieoemtlty of n carefully con
sidered nml it wisely planned InulKot.
Olio of tlio oliJorU I liavn most In
iiilml when I get lo Wimhlnr.ton will
lin ronforonro with loKlilntlvn col
lenRiim I horn with a vlow of brim:
Jin; Home limlRot nynlom Into oi In
trant, From c-nrly inoriiliu; until lain In
tlm itViiiiltiK pornlcloim offlce-Kockrm
tonn toy iloor."
Till ronrortoil wall urono from
iiiciiiIhth of I'ronlilrut Wllmurit offl
rial cnliltirt nt tlm mooting toduy ami
plan to Rot rollof from tlm "poMn"
Horrolnry MrAiloo mtmltlMl Hint
mot of IiIh tlnio no far hml boon
poiit In'.irliiK rwiuoNtM for Jolm
' ThU ttiltiK I RotihiK on my uorvon,"
llo until. ' I woulit llkit lo do n Ill
tin Murk iiirt In u whllo. Imt tlm
Job Imuli'm won't lot mo."
1'rrMitiml WlUnn In ilntormluril t.
appoint applicant to only Mich Jolm
now nH Im miiNt Tlm ronult will lm
thnt whon riinnroim convoiioN, If tho
Inwmnkorii iIUoiio of Urn admlnln
Irnllou'n proKrnm, Hint Hm prot-lilout
Mill Im uIiIk to tin biiKlnohH with tlm
FRANCE PLEASED BY
PAULS. Murch 18.-Iligl.ly favor-
nolo M'utinicutH nnt being pulilinlieil
heio over-lint selection of William F.
.MoCouuibi, etimnnigu mnnngor for
President Wilson, iih iiinliussatlor to
Frnnce. Tlm Midi declnres tiuluyj
"I'liiiico In In bo eoiiRrhtiiluted.
Merouilitt liolougH Jo tlm rnco con
laming Wood row Wilson mid William
ImnoM, He Ih n man of vtoudcrous
activity. Vn tiro huppy Hint he has
rocnnsiilered hi decision regarding
llm I'll r is oiubiirtsy. In him America
will be ably represenleil."
T AID 1
WASHINGTON, .Mnrch IS.-Senu-tor
Tillmun of South Carolina wns
practically iiudorxed hv Ftvslilenl
WilNon for chairman of tho sonato
uppropiiutioim commiltoe, but thu
doumeriilio caucim over-rode tlm
prohiilenl'H piefoionee, it wn leanicd
Intro totlay, Tillnmn'rt cnuou Hpoech
on iat unlay in puhlinhi'il today or u
Tlm speech wiih ii hitler denuncin
Hon' of Senator Martin of Virginia,
whom Hut ugcil South Curolinti hoiiii
lor enlleil n "doublo itronser."
POPE PIUS PLANS
HOAJIO, Mnrch IS, IMnnn for n
uulvurtml Jublloo from March 30 to
Doconibor 8 nro miido by Pono Plna
In rnmmomorntlnn nt tho rollgloiiB
toleration odlct of tho Rmpoior Con
HtuuHno tu tho fourth contury.
AD N ELECTION
Illinois Legislature Still Deadlocked
J. Ham Lewis Falls Off In Votes
Progressive Element Favors
Lewis and Boercliesteln,
Bryan Gets Enthusiastic Welcome
Speaks as an Individual Not as a
Sl'IIIN'OFIKItf). III., March 18.
Tho htnlo IcjiUlaluro In still ilcuillock
oil today in in cffortM to naino two
L'lilti'd SlntcH KonnlorH, one fur tin
lout; nud llm oilier for llio hliort term.
Tlm foa tu to of loilnj'fi Idillotiui;
wnH tho falliuK off in llio oIoh for
J. Ilumillon f.ewii. Ho ncoivrd but
eighty-five ioIpn, nitin xoloi nailer
Hie toliil rereivrd in llm bit ballot,
A uunibor of driimerntM who hml jirc
lotihly NiipMirtcil Iwm ili'scrted him
The iroiCMtivo oloiiieul in willing
lo elect howls, n Chicago ullnnii'V
nud a furuicr oimnrohMimu from
Wukhiimtiiu. for tho Ioiil- term, if
Mocrclictitciu, n irogresiive is elected
for the Mmrt term.
Pnj;ri'fslv lfndern eoufern-il with
Jieotetury of Stnte llrynu nml Gover
nor Diiutm hero toiluv nml it wait re
ported that ii trade bet u ceil the leg
islative faction wnn disoiiSHod nt the
Secretary llrynn wnii Riven an en-
tbtifclnntlo welcoum when Im ud
drened a joint Reunion of tlm Icftlx
latum nt noon. Tlm Nebninkan In
pIhIoiI Hint hit npoktt ui an luillvldinil
and not nit n KuvomtnruL official,
cnipbukliliu; tbu fart Hint Im wan not
upenkliiK for I'renldout Vllnon. Then
llrjnn advlned the leKlxIntorn to ntand
by party pledgon In tlm election of
two United Htnten nonntorn. Ho a I no
pralned Clovernor Dunno'n ndmlnln
(ration, declaring Hint Mimctltucs he
hml never hoied to seo tlm dny of
triumph for proRrennlvit prlnclplcx
NEW LOW MARKS
Ni:V YOHK, Mnrch 18 Now Ha
ven and Goodrich touched new low
f I Huron In tho ntock market today.
Wool worth lout two point and pe
troleum one. Weaknonn In noino of
tho imcclnltlcH stiffened tho Stand
nrdn. Dlnrrlmliintlnn ngaluat thorn
In lonna caused further liquidation of
Tho strength of tho prominent M
imes wlthntood bear activity In tho
main. Tho market cloied dull,
llondn woro Irregular.
T COWBOY TO
MEET GUNBOAT SMITH
SAN FRANCISCO, Cnl., March 18.
If Promoter Jim Coffroth'a plana
muterlalUo, Jean Wllturd, tho Riant
cowtioy, nml uunooal binltli. con
queror of nombardlcr Wolls, will
moot In n 30-round content hero In
May, tho winner to meet Luther Mc
Carty on tho Fourth of July.
Wltlnrd him wlrod Coffroth nsklng
him to match hlpi with tho Gunner,
nml tiniest! Jim llilekloy. Smith's
imuuiKcr, rofunes to forgot Wlllnrd's
treatmont of him and Smith, tho
match will bo made.
FRENCH ROUTE BAND
OF WARLIKE TRIBESMEN
HAH AT, Morocco, Murch IS. Al
though It Buffered a loss of 14, u
Fronch detachment routed n bund of
wurllko tribesmen in tlm Quodtom
region recently. Tho uatlvo loss Is
HURRICANE RAGES OFF
COAST OF GERMANY
ITAMnUltn, Oernmny, March 38.
Ciiufllng1 twelve or morn deaths nml
tho destruutiou of oighty fsiunll bouts,
u southwesterly liuirienuo rngeil off
hero onrly toduy,
OKICCION, 'JTHHDAV, MARCH 18, 191.',.
PRESIDENT WILSON'S FIRST OFFICIAL RECEPTION.
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I very enr nt I attcr time It han been cuntomary for the Vice President,
the t'uliliii't memlvr add the varloun men of prominence nt the capital lo call
nt the Ubile IIuush ntid uiy their recixvl to the l'rcildfiit. In tho above
phiiliigrapb nru pictured limy unicorn
SACItAMi:NTO, Ral . March JR.
Apparently the fight fnnn of Cali
fornia need not entertain aerlour
fenrn that the gnmo will bo killed
by two bllln now b.Toro thu senate.
Chairman Nelson of the public
mornln coinnilttoo of the asAomhly,
nml llnhnott, another prominent
member of tho aaum body, refured
proffern to Intmiluce tho nntl-flght
bill Intrr submitted by Drown of San
Mnteo. Cnnopa of San TraiicUco and
other members of tho committee nr.t
also 'openly opposed to the nbollnh-
in out of arena flghtn, and predictions
went freely made about Hie rapltol
today that the Droun mennure would
find almost no supiort when It coinoa
up for hearing tomorrow afternoon.
Senator Drown hint Introduced n
bill In tho uppiT house permitting
four-round boxing mutchen, which In
less drastic than tho assembly bill.
A hearing on tho former will bo held
before tho sennto committee next
Tho police commission of tho San
Francisco board of supervisors In an
open letter to Assemblyman Oanopa
declared that they 'believe the sport
In now conducted In n mnnner'whlch
In neither Inimical to good morals
aor degrading In any respect "
LONDON, Mnrch IS. "You nro a
hopeless failure, sir," shouted Har
old Smith, unionist, to Home Secre
tary Ktuina In tho houso of commons
oa tho climax of ono of the most
scathing denunciations over board In
tho chamber, which wna caused by
tho government's alleged laxity in
dealing with tho suffragettes.
Smltti declared that tho "passlva
submission of tho authorities to hun
ger strikes nml subtorfuges had
brought ridicule on tho law,"
"Tho country," ho added, "fnces
mob rule. Kmorgency monsurea are
needed. Tho homo secretory bud re
duced tho ndmlnlstintlon of the law
to bo a fnrco."
SPANISH MINISTER GETS
CROSS OF ISABELLA
MAOUin, March 18 In recogni
tion nt bis bilnglng about closer re
lations between Spain nud tho United
Stales, King Alfonso bus today con
ferred tho cross of Isabella tho Cath
olic, upon Juan nian Y flayangos,
Spanish minister nt Washington. The
honor Is ono much Bought for
yiSITINQ MR. WILSON.
mating tbeir nrni official run at ui
WHO FACE DEFEAT
NACO, Arir., MnnlulS-Fortlin
second timo within n week General
Ojeda mid his little Imml of federals
nre facing dit ruction today.
Klung by their ignomininun tlcfc.it
of Saturday, Colonel Kilns Cntlei unit
Frefoot Pedro Hraenmonle nro gath
ering their scattered forceti south of
Agna Priefn, nml befoYe tomorrow
will move ngniu toward Nneo.
From Nognlen, on Hie enst, two dc
Inelimenls nro coming (o the support
of Cnlle nml Hrnenmonle. One of
Iho-e, comprising GOO of tho Ohregon
command, which ruptured Nognles,
are proceeding by rail along thu bor
der nml 100 Yitipii Indians recruited
from Hie trihctnoii who have not
been impressed for federal service,
nro timing tiieir march to nrnvc
near the probable battlefield Himtil
tnuooiisly with the other rebel troops.
It is rumored here that the Ynquis of
the federal gnrnon will desert to
the rebel rank and jofn Ibo atlnekinjj
MKXICO CITY, March 18. Die
regarding all precedents, Provisional
President Iluertix paid a visit to
Henry Lino Wilson, Aiuoriciin am
bassador to Mexico, to discuss stand
ing disputes between tho Untied
States ami Mexico, lluertn's n'ction
is causing considerable comment
heio today, ns it is declared this is
the firt time n Mexican vuler has
called upon tho representative of a
lluertn was accompanied, by Min
ister of Foreign Affairs Franelseo d
FOR BEING DISTURBED
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., March IS.
That It was necessary to got rid
of his mother-in-law, Mrs. Josephlno
Plazos, hecnuso sho was a disturber
In tho household, was tho dotense
offered by Manuel Lopcx, a cement
worker, lu his trial for tho woman's
murder horo today.
Following thu killing Lopos Is al
leged to havo. attacked utd painfully
Injured Ida wlfo. Ho escaped! but
wus captured In.lU'dwood City near
Interstate Commerce CommlssJafl
Starts Work on Proposal of Great
Magnitude Amply Empowered to
Enforce the Law Says Clark.
Carriers Entitled to a Fair Return
on Value of Property and Value
Must First Be Ascertained.
VASHINOTON, Mnrrh 18. That
the inlnrstnte commerce enmmlsblon
in well able to enforce llio law de
manding Hie obtaining nf the physical
valuation of ihc properly of common
carrier was the statement here todny
of Chairman Clark of tho commN
sion. "The work is one of grent magni
tude," Clnrk snid, "but the commis
sion is not Htnggered or dated by tho,
duties placed iijhmi it. It will neces
sarily take some lime to secure tho
Clnrk snid Hint the valuation work
would comprehend the securing of re-
linble, authentic and exhaustive in
formation whereupon to bane a de
termination of the original cost and
productive value of these proerties
which exist under public franchises
and perform public functions." He
declares thnt no one knows the value
of a single carrier, ndijing:
"The courts have held Hint carriers
arc entitled to a fnir return on the
value nf their propria. It is mani
festly (air thai the, return,i(Hu4jer-;
mluublo until such value Is known."
DON'T MARRY TITLES
SAYS EGYPTIAN PRINCESS
NEW YORK, March 18. With all
her Ideals of married life shattered
because- of alleged cruel treatment on
tho part of her husband. Princess
Ibraham Hassan, tho California girl
who married a cousin of tho khedlve
of Kgyypt, In hero today from Dre
men. "Don't," Is the only word nho
has to say to American girls who
would marry titles of any kind.
Tlm princess was formerly Miss
Olga Humphrey, a San Francisco
actress. Sho claims her noble hus
band knocked her down In a Pnrln
cafo and disappeared, and sho never
saw him again.
IN CITY OF ANGELS
I.OS ANQKLKS, Mnrch 18. On
account of Hud Anderson having n
prospective return match in Los An
geles with K. 0. llrown, tho "Prido
of Medford" decided today not to
return to the southern Oregon metro
polis nud will rest up a week before
starting- the training grind for his
second scrap with llrown. The bout
will probably tnke place April 12.
MOB ATTACKS NEGRO
DEAF AND DUMB HOME
KNOXV1LLE, Tenn., March 18.
Slaying Russell Mann, a negro youth,
aud beating Superintendent Matthew
R. Mann, his mother and two negro
attendants, a mob attacked the negro
department of the Tennessee home
for the deaf and dumb hero today.
No reason Is given for tho us&cult.
CONDUCTOR IN CABOOSE
KILLED BY YOUTH'S BULLET
BELLEVILLE. III., March IS.
Shot by Theodora Adams, 13, and
lUrrott Collins, 16, who tired
through his cabooso as It rolled by,
C. S. noswoll, conductor of a freight
train on tho Southern railroad, Is
dead hero today. Thu boys are under
AOUA PRIETA, Sonora, Mnrch 18.
Ono hundred rebels under Cnptnin
Felix Cortes left Agun Prieta by rail
today lo rolnforco tho rebel gnrrison
' nt Cuuipus Hunsnpus.
Provisions of Road Bondln Ac!
Which Becomes a Law In June
Ways Provided for County Court
to Call Special Bend Election.
Reads (s Be Constructed Must Be Set
Forth In Election CaH Saftfwrtfs
Provided Court HeM RespMSJWe.
Jackson county will probably ho
the first county to take advantage nf
tho bonding net and inaugurate n
system of jMrmancnt highways. Ao
Hon cannot he taken til June G wlu
the new law goes into effect, hut
details nre leim discussed with a
view to familiarizing- the peoplo with
the new law nml its requirements.
Under the county bonding act sev
eral ways arc provided for calling- n
Stecial road bond election. One
fnnrth of the voters may petition the
court which must thereupon call the
s-pecinl election; or one-twentieth of
the voters enn petition the county
court for nn election, which petition
IN ROAD IRK
Is not mandatory upon the court, and
may or way not be acted npon; or
the county conrt may submit Hie
bonding- proposition nt its own behest
at any general election.
The Dondlnfc Art.
The bonding net reads -in part nsj
follows in its essentials: .
Section 1. Honda rahy be fesuetl by
any county in this state for the rmr
pase of rawing money to be nicd'for
tbo construction and maintenance of
Permanent roads win tlwUeomity. an sr
hereinafter prbvideil. "" x
See. 2. "Whenever n number of
tho registered voters of the county
equal to one-fourth of the fpreatest
number of votes cast in that county
at the next preceding general election
for any jtcrson for judge of the su
premo court, not exceeding-, however,
five thousand registered voters, shall
petition the county court as herein
after provided asking- that a special
election shall bo called for the pur
pose of submitting lo tho voters of
(hut county thu question nf issuing
bonds for the purpose mentioned its
section one (1) of this act, such
county court shall call such special
election and submit such question to
the legal voters of such county as
Sec. 3. The petition mentioned jn
section '2 of this act shall set out nml
specify the amount of bonds proposed
to be issued, the length of time they
shall rim, nnd the maximum rato of
interest they shall bear. Each peti
tioner must sign his own name to tho
petition, the precinct in which he re
sides, nnd his post office address,
must bo noted opposite his nam?
The (tetition shall bo in substance tho
To the Honorable County Court
We, the undersigned voters, re
spectfully petition that you call a
special election for tho purpose of
submitting to the voters of this coun
ty the question of issuing bonds, to
provide for the construction of per
manent roads in this county, to the
nniount of dollars ($. ...), to
(Continued oa paga 2.)
I. W. W. TAILORS AT
SEATTLE ON STRIKE
SEATTLE, Wash,, March 18.
Acting on nn appeal mada by tho
I. W. W, tailors for support In car
rying on their strike against ths
manufacturers of tho city, the Journ
eyman tailors' union, local 71, this
morning placed In the hands of tho
I, W. W. resolutions offering their
moral support In the strike, but re
fusing financially to support them.
This Is ono of n very few cases In
which any member of the An'erlcaa
Federation of Labor has ihowu sym
pathy with the I, W. W. Usually
tbo syndicalistic beliefs of the Work
ers nro bitterly fought by organised
labor, Tho action, however, doea
not affect any organization Axeept
tho tailors themselves.