WWiHiTil H'MUM '"'i" Tr' f ..,a drerton Htrtiwleat 9nrr City Hall Medford Mail Tribune SECOND EDITION WEATHER Fair tonight nnil Hattmtajr. Max,, 7 1 1 Mill., -12. Knrty-thlrd Ynnr. Daily HlKlUli Vi'r. MEDFORD, OIIECJON, tflilDAY, MAY 10, J9JH. NO, 47. V H "VI V ,.J ..'V. ) Sfl ti I REAL SLAVERY IN COAL MINES WEST VIRGINIA Mother Junes Describes Conditions In Mllltla Ruled Districts Controlled hy Operators No Money Ever Paid WorkersHovels Provlileil. Tlirotiiih Poor Wanes, Cost of Pro duction Forced Down to Chrnper Basis Than Anywhere In Country. WASHINGTON, qy !. Pinr Itrtil itlnVcry, tho United Huttes kc.ii atom wero Itilil today, U tho real cniiso of tllli troubles III lliu W"l Virginia ronl IiiIiiIiik region, when V It. Parley, organUor of the United Mltiti Workers of America, inltlrciweil lluil body In support o( Houator Kern's renliillon of n federal ltitn tlgatlou Into dm Paint ('ruck uml Cabin Crook tutiirrn "wnr." Parley's declarations of lml condi tion In tint mining region wore ror mborntod hy "Mother" Joiie. I ho iiki'iI friend of tho mliicm, who de tailed vnrloin Incidents of alleged liruliillly toward lliu worker liy po ehtl iollr oiuplti)cd liy thn mlno oi orators ami by Main troops whlfh were scut Into lliu region to hhu tho strikers. 'lu'flN'ti Production. Farley, In itdtlrcMlug tint senate told Km inoiiiliors tlmt lliu United Ktntim cnniiiiM bulletin proved tlmt the wngo mint of producing n ton of .il lu West Vlrglnlu hnd been forro.l down to CS cents tin roinpnrud with 7l Cents In tho western IViiusyIviiii In, Ohio, Indiana uml Illinois field. Ho declared tlmt thn violence In West Virginia fqr thn past IS your turn been duo to thn mlnn operators Ignoring thin fart, niul assorted tlmt "efforts to uhniiKn conditions repro Mntnil hy low wages, long hoilrs, tho presence of guard ivor where and thn heating iii of union orKanliorn who hnvo d rod to untnr thn fliddn hnvn liciin unit with tho illiclmrKii of Mtivh minor n hnvn iliirid to lliti'ti to tho mil of iintoiiUm." .o llrliioily fnr Uilxir. I'nrlny rentlniicd: "Thnrn linn I'fi'ii no rt'iucdy In thn rourtit for tin union iiirii who linn boon iimmultod. Thn nntiirnl rmult wn tlmt thn inln nr w;ro cownd. If thn mumto will InvrillKntn thn tdtuntlnu niiuh roudl tloiiN will bo rooulod, I hulluvn, n will Htnrtlo tho iintlou." In lutr convtirDntlnuii with tho In tori-ittm! (.uiintAfi, "Motlior" Join1 donrrllii'd nn mtnek ly rompitny KiinrdN on inlnur'H cnldn nt Htnufnrd Moiintnlu In 1(104, when tho nw rluN flrrd on thn minora whllo thny wnro nnliKip, kllllni; novon nnd woiindhiK 21. Him raid: "Noun of lluimi niurdorcrH wna over puuliihvd, Whnn 1 rnturui'd thvro n wt'tik nftnrwiiril 1 found thn widow of ono of tho lioyM cryliiK ovor hlo Krnvo. Ilur child, 8 yoarn of ago, wiih diKKinK with IiIh rut Into thu iduy niul calling 'I'am, ulciuu conic linik.' Insulin liy Aiini'il (IininN, "At Taint Crook, limt Miimmur," Molhor Jonim contluuuil, "n ulrl 17 yunra old wua KoInK on tin orrand of iiioroy whon u initio Kiuird utoppud lior on tho railroad track, en mod Imr ami ordorod hor oft tho rluht or way. Iln compound hor to wado Into u nook lu wntur up to hor urmpltM, cryliiK 'Pull your clothua liltsliur.' An othor Kiiard iiuuln mo wado lulu a clonk laat aiimmur. "Mont of tho mlnnrii lu tho tdrlku illHlrlct havo larKo raiullUm, If tho company hIoioh don't not all tliolr iiinuoy (hoy hold out tho rout of tliolr hiimoa In advance, Thu Iioiihoh lu which (hoy llvo aro llko luiuiiols. Ninety pur emit of tho mlnum aro uatlvuH or tho dlHtrlct." FROM MOB IN TEXAS KOUT WOIITII, Toxiih, May 10. Two compunlua or utato militia aro on Kiiard at tho jail huro ua tho rcv Hiill or attompta to lynch Tom Kco. a iiokio ulayur or tluoo inon, Other noKro prlHouoru havo huuu lumovcd oIhowIioio, followlnn a donpurnto riot lu front of tho Jail laat night lu which hx of tho wnuliMio lynchori wcro iirrt'Htuii, I LEADING TAF1IFF DEBATE I MTV, ... mfc, . SssLssLVILLssH i i?8 mm H FIGHT TO FINISH Til rnl I All! ml X IU rULLUlf 0 HWJ in i in iiiri ii n nil TAKEN BY BRIHON SAN' I-'HAXCIHCO, Col., .tav 10. - Ah n result oC tho flat rcfunnl of (loucrnl MuiHiKor J. A. Hritlim of the Pacific (lit uml Klcclnn conipiiny to treat with or ivcoculzc Hie Light nml I'owcr ('niiucil, officials of Hie coun cil Niiiil loilnv Hint Hie hlriKo now on throughout (Vntrnl Califomia will he a fiithl to a fluiah. llrilton'M hIhiiiI wan taken nflcr two lonelily confcriHiccK with I'nuti dent I). P. Iliigiicrtv of thn Stale I'Vileratiou of Labor nml lv II. Smith, vico.pmxiilciit of the liitcrmitioiinl Hrotlicrliooil of Klcclrienl Workorn. lu n letter to Smith ami lluggorty, Jlrittou ilcclareit Unit the company for twenty-fiw) yciirH hail negotiated Hcparaloly with tho labor iiiiIoiih in its employ uml Unit it declined to deviate from thiit principle. A ior lion of llrittou'rt lelter Htalcil that "lliu Light nml Power Council," liy iln arbitrary action in declaring the Mriko, nftcr refusing till tho juxt anil reiiHomiblo rcipicxtK of this eompan.v, couipolH tho company to decline fur ther relations with it. The company ix willing now to begin negotiations Hepnrately with nnv of tho craflK which ii ro involved lu this stiike, looking to n aatiafuelory termination of tho hiiiiic." Coiiunenting upon Hie nltitmlo of tho company, l'reKldenl Arthur Itcnv cr of thu Light and I'owcr Council Bnhl: "Tho fight now nwolww ilwclf Into ono of prinolplo llio recognition of the light uml power council, We havo the nit tuition well iu hand ami will coiiliuiio to make the fight more el'feelivi) day by duy. Tho lighting Hpirit of tho men bus been iiioiihciI by tho position taken by Hie com pany." STATE GRANGE ALHANY, Ore, May 10. Tlio Ore gou Ktato (ltant;o may remain lu won alou until midnight tonight to clean up rcuolutloiiH, ami may poaalbly havo a Saturday aoaslon, Thla uftonuion thu ilulogatuu aro vlaltlng thu Oregon Agricultural collogu at Corvallla. Moat or thla afternoon wua occu pied by reports or tho committees on forestry nml on bylawa. Tho fonuor favoroil Immudlato attention to ro foioHtratlon, both for tluibor and wood purposes, uml for tho relation or tlmbor to tho drnlnago problem, Conaldurablo dlaciiaalou wua iuilulgcd K on tho advisability or raising dues. DS FORESTRY NA REBHS T Dy Vote of 30 to 41 the Senate Re jects Penrose and LaFollctte Amendments Which Were Designed to Force Public Hearings on Tariff. Polndextcr Votes With Democrats but tho Vote for the Most Part Was Alonn Strict Party Lines, WAKIIINOTOS, May !tl. -My n olo of IK) to 'II tho Hcnutu loda rejected tlio I'eiiroho and Larollvtto nmeudmciitri which were doiigucd to force piddle hcaringa on tho tariff lull before tho collate nuance com mittee. Senator I'oindi'xlor of Washing. ton supported the dciimorntM and KaiiHilcll nnd Thornton olcd with the ropublioiiiiM. With thcxe exeep tmim the vote wiih nloiig htriel party Iiiich. Applniisn Olijei-liil lo. During the debate in the Hcnate lo das on the tariff hill Vice I'rcident MurHliiill and Senator flalllugcr of New Hampshire cliiithed hotly. Dur ing an nildrcHrt by Senator James, Oiilliugcr protcfdcd ngaiiiht permit ting applaiiHo from tho gallcricH. On Hits Marshall iomarkcd that tho oth- r day when tho republican argu ments wen) applauded, the "hhoo was on the other foot," Onllingcr nt once objected to the icc-proMident'H remark, nml after Jiiiufk had concluded Ida npcccli Mnr hIiiiII acknowledged that tin was out of order. James, in his (-pooch. opiMisril tlio Penrose motion, lie criticised Kep rcHcntative Ilrousr-ard's iittitudo on the augur Hclicdule in tho house, as serting that It "caused no surprise, coming from thnt kind of a deino- orat." Dolmte U llcntcd. After Senator Meyers of Montaim had announced thnt ho intends to support a protective tariff on sugnr and wool, despite the attitude of his party, Senator Jame of Kentucky resumed his hpecch, cxxuuding the democratic plat form pledges. Turn ing to Sciintor Itansdcll of Luuihinun, ho sheuted: "Do you menu to tell me that you claim ullegianco to a party which would send broadcast such pledges with tho dclihcrotu intention uf re pudiating tlicmf" Itansdell insisted that the spenk crs Ncnt out to the went by the demo erntio campaign bureau wero cau tioned not to mention free wool or freo Hiigar. This Jntnca denied, declaring warmly: "Tho reason your con- gressmcu wero warned wiih tho fear that they would repudiate tlio pledges of their party." DoiuoorntB nro prepared today to resist nil attempts to delay a veto on tho motion of Senator Penroso to havo public, hearings before the fi iianco committee on tlio tariff bill. Tho vote is scheduled for four o'clock. Tho udoption of Senator Simmons' motion to refer the bill to the committee without delaying for public, licnriugri is expected. ORDERED TO SAIL WASHINGTON, May 10. Keports current lit San Francisco tlmt two regiments of infuntry at tho Presidio thoro uml ono nt Monterey nro un der orders to sail for Hawaii within a week wore absolutely denied hero today by Major General Leonard Wood, chief of atuff. Questioned by tho United Press us to tlio authen ticity of thu report General Wood said; "You enn deny it without nny men tal rosorvution," Columbia Park Boys at London. LONDON, M!ny 10. Fifty ondots of tho Columbia Park lloyn' club of Sun Francisco arrived in Loudon to day and tho first thing they did wok to challenge buyu clubs to nny kind of Intel; oventd. AMN1N OTA REGIMENTS ARE BRYAN TQLD TO DRAFT RttY TO JAPAN AT ONCE Lonrjest Session of Wilson Cabinet Yet Held Is Devoted lo a Discussion of Japan's Protest Afjalnst the California Anti-Allen Lav. Cabinet Officers Extremely Reticent Will Submit Draft of Reply to Cabinet Tuesday. WASHINGTON', May 1(1. In structioiiH iinuicdiutclv to draft a re ply to the protest of Japan against the California alien laud law wen given Secretary of Slate llrynn here today at n two mid a half houm' hcssion of the cabinet. The chsioii wns one of the lougwl of the Wilson ndiniuislrntiou. It is believed tlioTrcply wiih out lined nt today's meet i n i; hut till the cabinet officers were extremity rcti cent. It is exceled that Sceretnrj llryau Milt sulimit the draft to the cabinet tit next Tuesday's meeting. WASHINGTON, May HI. Wheth er to reply immediately to Japan's protest iigiiiiist the California land law or to await n more complete di plomatic exchange following Gover nor Johnson's iietual signing of the bill, was the problem discussed to day by President Wilson and his cabinet. The president and Secretary IJrynii will linvc n further conference later in the day, and after thnt Viscount Chimin, the Japanese umbnsMidor, is exM-ctcd to cull on llrynn to ask in formation a to 0e rrouroo. iWuiilid iism by tho cabinet. Thn governor is endeavoring to prevent publication of any jingo re- Mirt liy ordering that foHthe pres cut there bo no movements of either the army or nnvv. Along this line Secretary of Wnr Garrison denied that the sending of artillery from the Pacific Coast to Hawaii has any connection with the Japanese situa tion. T KUGENB, Ore., May 10. -Declaring woman suffrage as u remedy for political evils, tomfoolery, tbo Ore gon system of initiative, referendum mid recall mere fnd and people's gov ernment psiicdo reform, Dr. Herman llrnuor, director of tlio bureau of municipal research of the University of Washington, declared at the ses sion of the University Commonwealth conference today that mere form of government is temporary, but that the sentiment of the people belaud it ia tho controlling factor. "Today," ho said, "tlio most hon est publiu servant is least appreciated and is most apt to ho turned out of office. Our legislation is n mass of hodgo-podgo uncertainty. Why should people voto when no one knows what ho is voting about! Universal suffrage in itself is no remedy. Why extend voting principles by tho ini tiative, tho referendum, tho commis sion form of government these sys- tentH aro luds. tlicro is no more mischief than than tho belief that (lu) mere voto of the people will solve the problems. It is not that people cannot bo trusted but that they are not competent through lack of in formation." Tho speaker explained that the problem before tho miinloipnlity, state or nation is tho education of thu peonlo and the creating of nit interest in government." i it ROCKEFELLER INSTITUTION EXEMPT FROM TAXATION WASHINGTON, Mny 10. Declar ing tlmt tlio llockefcllor foundation will bo exempt under the terms of his measure was mndo hero today by Keprcsontntivo Hull of Now York, who drafted tho iiieomo tax provision. "Under the provision of tho law," snid Hull, "only corporations created for profit nro taxable, this would exempt tho Rockefeller institution." mm AW GOVERN Tho Latest and Specially Posed Photograph of j William Sulzcr, Governor of the State of s- i New York, Taken in the Executive Chambers at tho State Capitol at Albany, N. Y BBbyiv .E 'flliB HHiHBIHHHdHHp&;B IHHIwAk''VaTI siLLWEaBllpnhKfeiH. 3Pb Cvprrteht by Uudrwood 4b Undtmod, K. Y. BRITISH LABOR E LONDON, Atay 1C. KrotwtsJ against tho Hrltlih government re ceiving Walter II. I'ago ns ambajiv dor from the United States, which have been sent to Sir Kdwurd Grey, foreign eecretary, and to President Woodrow Wilson by tho London TrndeH Council today drew no re sponse from tho foreign offlep here. American resident of London nro Indignant because of tho delay In opposing Page's selection. Tbo resolution ot tho trades coun cil, which represents 50,000 union ists of the city, urgos that Sir Ed ward Orey decline to receive Pgo und further asks that President Wil son Immediately recall his envoy, who left New York for Knglnnd only yesterday. In part the resolution ot tho trades council says that Its members "strongly robont tlio appointment to tho court ot St. James of an ambas sador who Is a blttor opponent of orgnnlzcd labor In his own country,'' It requests President Wileon to re call tlio appointment and 'to subxtt tuto for Page "ono who mnro trulj represents tho opinion of tho work ing classes of America and who will bo moro acceptable to organised workers of tho United Kingdom." 10 TAKE BRIBE SAYS THAW NEW YOltK, May 1C It Is ox- poctcd that Dr. John Itiutioll, former Biiporlntondont ot Mntteawun asylum, and Horace Hoffman, Harry Thaw's confidential agent, will bo tho prin cipal wltuessos today at tho trial of Attorney John Anliut. charged with trying to bribe Thaw's way to lib erty. Thaw, who testlflod lato yesterday that Hiibscll had agrood to got him out of tho asylum In exchange for a brlbo of J20.000. may bo recalled later for cross examination ot hU story after Hussell has said his say. RACE WAR MAY FOLLOW BATTLE IN OKLAHOMA DKLAWA15K, Okln., Mny 10. Af ter n bnttlo between whites nn no groes near here, In which two whites niul ono negro wero wounded, through tho bluoks protecting Albert Fields, wanted for mi attack on Mrs. Perry llallentino, it is generally feared thnt u serious ruoo wnr may result. Fields escaped his pursuers wliilo the bnttlo wits on but posses are still on his trail nnd ho is almost certain to bo lynched if cutighl, PROTESTS PA AS AMBASSADOR PRESBYTERIANS TO UNITE ALL THREE ATDXS'T&r Gru.v Mxf . IV..- sible union of till divisions of the church was di-cu.od here today at tho sessions of the Northern Presby terian assembly. Routine reports prevented much active work in this connection but delegates from (he Northern, Southern und United con ferences, who held separate sessions planned to decide the mutter before Hie conferences here close. The nddros of the retiring moder ator, Dr. Mark Matthews, before the Northern n-scmbly, urented much CIltllUMIIMll. There will be n joint sossion of the threo conferences this afternoon when Mime more definite action to ward union i possible. A big tnnss meeting will be the feature of the conference tonight. E WF.ST PALM UKACH, Flu., May 10. Henry M. Flagler, tho inilloiu airo traction magnate, is weaker to day nnd alt hope for his recovery bus been abandoned. TO QUIT CHAIRMANSHIP OR QUIT RUSTLING FOR JOB SKATTLE. Wash., May 10. Hugh C. Todd, chairman of tho Washington state democrntio committeo will eith er get out of tho nice for ebainiinn or get out of his position ns chief of thnt body. Thn, iu effect, is the re sult of a conference which lusted un til well nfter midnight this morning between Mr. Todd nnd Govenor Lis ter with J. A. Strong, newly ap pointed governor of Alskn. Chair man Todd snid to tho two governors that liu would call a meeting of tho stuto democratic comniitteo soon to submit the question to its members ot Ins resignation ns chairman or (putting the raeo for office. Larfie Real Estate Deal. WALLA WALLA, Wash., May 10. Ouo of tho largest real estuto deals of tho present year is consummated hero today by K. P. Yennoy of Pomo roy, Wtish., exchanging lQIW acres of laud six miles northwest of Ponteroy and $17,000 for 578 acres threo and one-half miles north of this city. Thu latter property which was owned by N. A. Patterson of Wtilln Wnlln is valued at $100 per npro und hits been iied us n wheat ranch for many years, CHURCH BRANCHES PRIVILEGE'S LAST FIGHT IS WAGED IN NEW YORK Governor Sulzer Declares That Power of Wealth and Special Interests Making Final Struggle In Empire State Where They Are Strongest. Executive Says Crooked Alliances Must Cease letween Politicians and Ilfl Business. ALHANY, N. Y May 16. Declar ing that tho power ot wealth and spe cial interests Is greater In New York than In any other stato and thai theso Interests aro making their lust stand here, Gorcrnor Snlzer declared his tight for dlroct primaries In a ypcclal statcmont prepared for th United Press. The governor Mid tho "powers'' of special aa,d pelf are sure to be overthrown by the power of an aroused and righteous public senti ment." Tho statement follews: (Hy William Sulzer, Governor of Now York.) It Is gratifying to know that tho movement for statewldo primaries In New York has aroused public inter est throughout the nation, becauso this is n fundamental reform upon which must depend many other re forms demanded by tho great wave of a democratic sentiment sweeping over tho country. Unless tho people are permitted to nomiaato candidates for public office they cannot elect such public iwrv aau a they may desire to make and execute such laws as are demanded by present day conditions. CauruH Caue of TroHMe. Every day I see accumulating evi dence of tho truth which I stated lu my recent message, when I pointed out that those who would subvert the powers of government to personal advantago and to the advantage ot public servlco corporations and oth ers seeking privileges, find great op portunities to carry on this nefarious work through tho adroit and skilful manipulation, of our system ot party caucuses and political conventions. Disgraceful secret alliances be tween big business interests nnd crooked politics must cease. The power of wealth and the spe cial Interests Is greater in New York ' than in any othor state, because in Now York is centered tho groat fin ancial Interests ot the nation. Most of theso interests are sound, legiti mate, honest, but some ot them are Illegitimate and it is the Interests last mentioned which are fighting the reforms which I am advocating. Let tlio Tcoplo Itule. The spirit of true democracy Ii summed up in the slogan, "Let tha people rule. They cannot rule until thoy obtain a successful method o' operating tho nominating machinery of political parties. New York is ono ot tho, last states in tho union to capitulate to tho present day demand for popular rule In the election or candidates for all public offices. Tho powors of special prlvtlego aud In trenched pelf aro hero making their last stand, but they aro suro to bo ovorthrown. Tho widespread demand for dlroct primaries originated mainly from tho scandalous failure of staTo conven- (Continued on page 3.) AEROPLANE ASSEMBLED AT DOUGLAS, Art., May 1C .Mes sages received today from Guuymus, Sonora, stuto that Dldlor Manaon, an aviator who disappeared following his releuso rocently by tho United States authorities near Tucson, has arrived there today and is superin tending the assembling ot his aero plane The machine, It Is reportod, ar rived at Giiaymas almost simultan eously with tho seizure by Ainoricau officers near Tucson ot several pack ing casus alleged to have contained n dummy neroplano. Massou, It U said, has boon promised f l.'i.OOO for prosecuting nit aerial bomb cam palgu against (ho Mexican federal barracks at Giiuymim.