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MEDFORD, OltlKION, SAT t J UP AY, JUNK 21, 101.1.
Dully Kluhtli Vrnr,
Federal District Attorney (or Cali
fornia Asserts Department of Jus
tice Is Slilclilltifl Criminals and Pro.
Serious Ctinrucs Made In Western
Fuel and Camlnettl White Slave
Cases hy Official Who Quits.
MAN KIIASTIHri), Ciil., Jintf "J I.
John 1 1, MeNnli today tendered Iiim
ritdgiuitlnii to President Wilton ns
Hulled Nlnlo district uttnrucy, !
rmiKii ho liinl been ordered liy the nl
lonii'y general to postMino (lie trtiil
of Drew (Jiuiilili'tll, son of ('oinnils
ninncr (lencriil of luiiiiiuriithui A
Ciiitiini'tll nml Mittiry I. Dlggs, until
it nl imiti. cluirL'cil under lint while
ulllVtl IK' I.
McNnb's mohsngc to tint pr'shlent
I'rolcli An Ignored.
"I luue tint honor to tender lit V
relgunlinii iih Pull nl Stalo attor
ney fur tlin noillicrn district of I'nli
fnrniii to lake effect immediately. I
inn Informed over my pintosU liy the
uttnrucy gonrnil to imwmiii unlit
iiiiliiinii tin trials of Mnnry Dilrgs
nml Drew Cnmiucltl, imlii'ti'il Tor n
hideous I'rimn which Iiiim riiini'il two
riHi'tulili lioini'H nml shocked tin1
moral snow or Iho in'oplo of t'ulifnr
nlii, nml this nftc.r I hnvo advised llm
department of Justice that attempts
iiin liri-ii iimde to corrupt llm gov
cnnnciil wltncHncH, nml the frii'iitU of
the ilcfcmlnnlM tin publicly boasting
thai tint wealth nml political promi
nence of Iho defendant' relatives
will procure my hmul to he stayed
through Inniicncc ut Washington.
"In those eases two girl were
taken from cpllurod homos, hnlllcil
nml frightenrd in the fnce of their
protects into going to n foreign state,
nrrn ruined II II tl ilclimicllCil llV the
defendants, lio iilmuiloncil
wive mnl lufnntH to i unit
"On receipt of tho attorney gener
al's telegram I prepared my resigim
tiou to lake effect lit the conclusion
of the trial of the Western Fuel di
rectors mid llm J. C. Wilson stuck
broker cases, holh of which I hinl lit
hlltuteil mnl which 1 wished to bring
to n successful rnnolusinii. llefnro
I cnulil hciuI my loslguntion 1 re
ceived nnother telegram from tho
department nidcrliig me to jmstpone
the oiisos iigilnt certain ilcfcmlnntH
or the Western Fuel company nun
not to try thorn unions ordered hy the
"In hittqr huniillnlmn of spirit !
mn compelled to neknnwlrdco what I
have heretofore. Iiidlnintly refused
to believe, iinmoly, that tho depart
ineiil of justice In yielding to hi
f Indices which cripple mid destroy
llm usefulness of this office.
In Not Autoumtoii.
"1 cnniiot consent to occupy Ibis
position iih a tnoro mitomiilon, mid
liiivo tlm guilt or inunoeneu of rich
nml Mivirfut defendants, who havo
Iicpii indicted liy nnhiiiHcd grand jur
ies, on overwhelming evidence, deter
inliioil in ViiHlilnton on reprosonta
tioiiH on hiihnlf of tho defendants
(Continued on phko 3.)
HAfHAMENTO, Juno 2l.-Th
movement of frutt off llm Hiiom
mcnlu rivor in on tho rapid liiurouso,
mid hy tho oud of tho month or
shortly Ihorouflor It In expected that
tho season will ho nl its holghth. At
tlm present tlmo six iiomiiloto cars
urn being shipped from rlnoruuionlo
daily, hi'HidoH Hovoral pnrls of earn
for coimolldutlmi with fruit from
Tlm firnt hnx from this season's
mop of Unrllott ponrn to ho uhlppod
ciihI woro Hont from Biuirnmouto yc
torday liy tho flnrl Fruit compiiny.
Tho poai'ri Woro khiwii In tho orohiivd
of lluywaid lljicd in Yolo.
LAST HOPE GONE I
I'otler Cliurlloii nml Mix Vlillm.
MAM'S I AST "'
HOPE GOES WITH
WASHINGTON', .l.iuc l. The lust
Iiiiimi of Porter Charlton to cHcane
clrndition to Itah to hluml trial for
wife murder is toiio toduy, following
u pcrfomil appeal hy lii-4 father,
.Incite Paul Cliarlloii, to Secretary of
Stale Hryau here. Hcyoml mwiiriiin
JihIko Charlton thaf the hlate dc
partuieiit would iiihtrni't the diploma -lie
offieialH In do all in llicir hivit
to hi-c Hint jiihticu prevailed at the
trial, Hrymi informed Cliarllnii that
Hie departmriit wax hclplcHH.
Votim Cliurlloii, who id held nl
llohokeii, N. .1., in xiiid to lie Hiiffcr
iu; from mlvauccd liilicreiilosiH, but
it ix iml hclicved that his father uill
make mi nppcal to President WiUim
on thin m-cotiut.
DOUtJI.AH, Arlx,, Juim 21.- ro
pliiK liouitiii on tho dcckH of two Mux
Iran wnrnlilpn today, Ulitler Mmiton,
Froiii'h aviator, forced llmni to floo
from (limyiiuiii harbor and tnko ref
iiko In open Hen, lurorilliiK lo Inmir-
ety roportH from Ortiz, Souorn, HiIb
MrtHHou Is emptoycil liy tho Mexi
can relicts mid Is mild to hnvo creat
ed great Iiiivor iimniiK tho Mexlran
forces diirliiK a slx-duy battle at Or
NAHIIVIM.R, Tenii., Juno 21.
Andrew CiuiiokIu'h lft or 11,000,000
Is rejected today by tho CoIIoko of
llUbops of tho Methodist Kplscop.il
south. After a stormy session tho
bishops decided that tho church
"could not afford to tin dishonored''
by complyliiK with tho terms of tho
donation, which already had boon
compiled with by tho board of trus
tees. Tho hoiird'H action was ve
toed. FRANCE ANNEXES
SOUTH SEA ISLES
MICI.llOtlHNi:, Australia, Juno 21,
Tho trl-color of Franco files today
over tho Wiillls Islands, north of tho
'l'o 1 1 nil Kioup, In tho Pacific, accord
I UK to a copy of ttio FIJI Times re
ceived lioro, Thu pupor says that
French audits Induced tho mvttvo
chiefs of tho Island to petition
Franco for stralKht-out annexation
Instead of tho protoctoratu thon ox-latliiK,
CARNEG E S MILLION
HIT BV TARIFF
Protests From Golden State Fall
Upon Deaf Ears at Washington
Proposition Is to Tax Brandies
Used In Fortlfylnn Wines $1.10.
Growers Declare Tax Is Deadly Blow
to Grape Industry and Stops Manu
facture of Sweet Wines.
WASHINGTON, Juno 21. Thu
(hfiiulcnl MChvdilln of (ho Underwood
tariff bill was upproved today by tlm
senate cnucim practically uiic.lintiKud
us It prtHsvil tlm holme.
THi'Krnphcd proleits by thn sweet
wluo growers' mtnoclntloiiH of Cali
fornia iiKnliint (u, propoHed tariff
of $1.10 mi fortlfyliiK br.mdy fell on
deaf ear.1 hero today when they
reached Hountnr Klmmons, chalriiiiin
of the siiiinto flnanco coininlttee.
Klminons declared (hero was little
rbnuco that tint protests would bo
considered. Ho juild:
"California wlu itrowom for years
hnvo enjoyed urcut irlvllece In thl
matter us iiKnlust wlnu makers oUe
where. Tlmlr protest was unexpect
ed, but I do not believe that, routine
now,, li will hnvo any effect."
BAN I'ltANCISCO. t'nl., Juno 21.
Declaring Hint (bey cannot iiinnu
fact urn wine In rnuiitctlttnn with
with ensleru vltlciilturlsts and that
their Industry will bo crippled lm
mensurably, a strong flKbt Is tieliiR
launched hero today by the Califor
nia (lra)K) (Jrowers' nsioplntlon
iiKitlnst tb proposal of Hi-tmtor Pom
ercne or Ohio to tax tirnudlci usod
In fortlfyliiK wines $1.10 Instead or
threo cents. Hesolutlous wuro
udopted protesting against tho tax,
nml n telegram sent to Honntor Him
toons, chnlrmnn of tho finance com
inlttee, asking tluit action bo post'
poned until rcprciontatlves from Cal
ifornia can bo heard.
Andrea Hharhoro, n loading mem
ber of thn association, said:
"If tho tnx is Imposed It will bo n
deadly blow to tho grape Industry
of California, for It will virtually
stop tho manufacture of sweet wines
by makklng tbulr cost prohibitive to
thu largo consumers."
Other members nssnrtcd that tho
tnx would result In wiping out two
thirds of the production nf nwoot
w I lies.
CAMIIOHNH, Kngland, Juno 21.
A baud of suffragettes inarching from
Land's Kud to London to Join In n
general demonstration woro ninbbod,
beaten nml rottou-eggod hero today
when thoy ntTcmnted to hold n meet
ing In tho pulillc square Many of
tho marchers narrowly escaped seri
ous Injury. Finally tho women took
refugo In a hotel, whero thoy wero
virtually as prisoners (or sovorat
hours. I.ator they escaped through
n roar door in dlsgulso.
SLAYER OF MIFFS
TAKES 01 LIFE
8POKANH, Wash., Juno 21. Tel
ephone advices received by tho sher
iff hero say that li. J. Kthol, who
killed two deputy sheriffs near hU
homo ut Kthol has committed sui
cide by shooting himself through tho
head. This was tliu culmination of
hourir of slego by tho posse.
Mrs Sohofflein, who has ohnrgo of
Iho children's lAiurlh of July puriulo
rcipiostH nil Kohool children to moot
ut -I o'clock Monday nftovuooii at
tho hic,h Holiool to nrtniiKo tho pro
Kimu. Kvory child in tho city is re
(iticatud to hu pvoticnt.
T RACE AT
Pennsylvania Second, Columbia
Third, Wisconsin Fourth, Washing
ton Fifth and Syracuse Sixth-
Latter Wide of Course.
Thousands Line Banks and Cheer
Victors of Annual Intercollegiate
Regatta Weather Is Ideal.
I'OlWIIKtiKI'SIK. N. V June ai.
-JiiMlifyinj; expcctutiouH CornellV
huky fonr-onrcd rrew uon the fours
here litis afternoon ill the inercol-
Icginte regatta, doin Ih." course in
10:17 official time.
Tho result was nnnoiinced ns fol fel fol
eows: Cornell first, Pennsylvania second,
Columbia third, Wisconsin fourth,
Washington fifth und .Syracuse sixth.
Columbia and Syracuse, rowed wide,
of the rourso when Hearing tho fin
ish and It was at first reorted that
these two crows wore disqualified.
Tho Judges, however, placed them In
tho order In which they croKfd the
Thousands on thousand lined the
river mid miw CorpcllV triumph.
DitriiiK' tho first mile Conch Court
ney's four laid buck, but in the lnt
half Cornell jumped into the lead
mnl won witli cmc.
The weather wns wnrm, siinhiney
und the water iih hiiiooIIi iih u mill
pond. Knrly in the inernifii: the weather
wns threatening but oon after sun
up thu sky cleared -flftJ-wll wus fav
orable. At the stnrt of the rnce Wn.-ihinc-Ion
htruck n gnit of forty strokes
tho others gvttitiK awny nl 110. At
tho half-mile Syracuse, Columbia nml
Cornell wero fightine; how mid bow.
At the ntilo Washington hud dropped
hnck four If ngths and WiscouMti wns
thn'C lengths behind.
Townnl tho Inst of tho firxt mile
Cornell urn dun liy forped into the
lend und shook off Pennsylvania nml
Syracuse, the Inttcr getting out of
tho course. At Hint lime Washington
wns Bplashinj: hniwlcssly nml Wis
cousin also was in bad hhnpe.
Cornell won fresliinnn eights, Wis
comdn second, Syracuse third.
PASSES AWAY AS
Dr. II. K. Morrison, n well known
nnd popular physician, nml a resident
of Medford for tho past eight years,
died Friday evening nt tho Snored
Heart Hospital from nn operation
for nppeudieitis performed Wednes
day. Ilo had hud appendicitis be
fore nnd only n couplo of days before
tho Hcizurc, took calomel in nn ef
fort to prevent tho operation. Sur
geons found tho operation hud been
too long delayed nnd gangrene hud
ulready tet in. This, and not tho
bliook of tho operation, is given ns
tho cause of death.
Dr. Morrison wns taken to Hio hos
pital Tuesday nnd Wednesday tho
operation was decided upon nl n
consultation of physicians. Dr.
Picket wiik Hiunmoiicd and performed
tho operation. Tho latter wishes to
correct tho published report that ho
was with Dr. Morrison nt tho ttmo
ho wns stricken or know anything
about tho chso until half mi hour be
fore tho operation.
Dr. Morrison vb n nutivo of In
diiuin nnd lived thoro beforo coining
to Medford in 11)01. Ho leaves n
widow, sister to A. H. Miller und
daughter of Mrs. Walter (lore
WASHINGTON, Juno Ul. The
senate confirmed today tho following
Thomas Nelson Pngo of Yirgimu,
ninlmssndnr to Italy.
Pleasant Slovall, minister lo Swit
zerlaud, William Qoucnlvs, minister to Cuba,
Two Leading Can
lV V Ifi i -iW
TKtK', 9iJ ,'JBl'''vi.
jki'JiJ?'& jBwaCr i
- rAIM2LNAL 'AXSITKI.1.1
OF ALL BUILDINGS
NOW UNDER WAY
CIHCACO. Juno 21. Union men
from Mulno to California aro await
ing thu word from Chicago to tlo
up construction througut tho na
tion, In sympathy with tho workeri
locked out here by tho Ilulldlng Con
struction Ktndoyers' association, ac
cording to President Simon O'Do i
nell, of tho Hnlldlng Trades Council.
"I havo heard from tho lending
unions of tho country." O'Donncll
said today, "and all that Is necessary
Is for us to give tho word. They
feci that wo havo been unfairly treat
ed and havo offered co-operation.
Tying iip si much work woulil crip
ple, tho country. Wo will hold out
until the last minute before taking
such drastic action."
GIVEN TEN YEARS
.SAN KIIANCISCO. Col.. Juno'il.
Owen C. Conn, tho $50,000 sF. Fran
cis hotel burglar, who confostcd to
several dozen burglaries In towns
about San Francisco bay, was sen
tenced today by Judgo tninno to
servo ten years In the stato rlenltcu
tlary at San Quentln.
Conn, who was caught "ntlii n
chaso during which ho was snot by
tho police pleaded giillty. Mrs.
Kathorlno Popo, whom tho police
said was Conn's accomplice horp,
was brought from Detroit to testify
against tho prisoner. Sho was hold
for u tlmo on a charge of withhold
ing knowledge of Conn's actions
from tho authorities, but recently the
enso was dropped nnd following
plea of guilty tho woman was re
leased. HARVARD DEFEATS
YALE AT BASEBALL
NRW HAVEN, Conn., Juuo 2!.--Harvnrd
downed Yale in bnsehnll
hero today, tho crimson trimming the
bltio six to five after n tight game.
Scere: II. II. K.
Harvard 0 (1 'J
1 1 1 f U I I I I t I M M I I ttl U M
Hutteries: Fclton, Hitchcock nnd
Young; Oilo, Drown, Scott nnd Dur
dette, Hunter. "
Umpires: Kelly nml Steiumnn.
BURN COLLEGE LABORATORY
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, Juno 21.
Suffragettes early today burned
tho L. Mutiiio Laboratory nt tho
university lioro. Many valuable
records nnd instruments woro do
ILLINOIS FAILS TO PASS
INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM
SPRINGFIELD, III,, June. 21.
Tho Illinois legislature ndjourned
hero nt fi o'clock this morning, An
initiative nnd referendum bill before,
it failed to pass,
didates for Pontiff
Pius X Pass Away
i rJ ' . JT
SEEKS RELEASE BY
LONDON. Home Secretary McKon
na has not yet seen fit to glvo Allco
Hall n "ticket of leave."
The prisoner, who Is not a suf
fragette, but a cook, convicted of
stealing several hundred dollars'
worth of Jewelry from various houses
whero she was employed, has been
on a hunger strike in Holloway Jail
for tho last fortnight.
When tho judgo sentenced her to
threo years Imprisonment, tho same
sentenco recently given Mrs. Pank
hurst, Allc Hall declared; Tline'
years didn't ruean even threo week
for Mrs. Pankhurst, and It won't
mean nny more for tne. Tho anf
fragottcs haven't any copyright on
hunger striking. I shall take no food
until I am released."
Thus far she has kopt bcr word.
THREE YEARS FOR
' SAN FRANCISCO, Co!., Juno 21.
Karl Fullcrton was sentenced by
United States District Judgo Farrlng-
ton hero today to threo years in San
Quentln prison and to pay a flno of
1100 for bringing to San Francisco
from Soattlo for Immoral purposes,
Miss Verna Scranton. District At
torney John McN'nb made no plea
for tho accused man. It was tho tes
timony of tho woman borselt that
convicted Fullcrton. Sho testified
that, deceived by a promise of mar
riage, sho had been taken from one
town to nnother by Fnllerton, who
continually tried to Induce her to ou
Fullcrton would have been sent to
the federal prison on McNeill's Isl
and but for Its overcrowded condi
tion. CARUSO MUST PAY
ROME, Juno 21. Enrfico Cnruso
must pay for tho trousseau of Elisn
Oanelli, who sued tho tenor for
breach of promise, according to a
decision of the Miluu court of ap
peals. Tho girl lost her ease, but
tho court holds that Cnruso must pay
iior for tho limited wediug outfit..
$100,000 FIRE LOSS
M'KITTRICK, Cal., Juuo 21.
Practically tho entire business dis
trict of. this city was wiped out by a
disastrous fire early toduy. Tho
total loss was $ 100,000.
MoKittriek is in tho west side oil
district, n few miles west of Dukors
ficld. Several of tho firo fighters
woro seriously burned, nono fatally.
PORTLAND, Ore Juuo 21.r
Weather forecast. Oregon, hIiowoj-k
tonight or Sunday, south to west
01! MAR OF
LIQUOR IN LAND
Senator Works Introduces Constitu
tional Amendment to Prohibit Man
ufacture or Handllnn of Baoze In
Says Only $72,000,000 Invested In
Distilleries ami Only 84W Persns
Employed In Industry.
WASHINGTON, Juno 21. Fore
casting an nttempt lo pass legists-
lion abolishing tho manufacture, or
sale of liquor in tho United State,
Senator Works of California intro
duced in the senate today a constitu
tional amendment designed to exter
minate the distilled liquor business.
It is proposed to absolutely prohibit
the manufacture, distribution nnd
sale of distilled spirits. Deer and
wines are exempted for tho present,
but tlieso also will bo included later.
Senator Works explained that any
attempt to abolish other than dis
tilled liquors at this time would
work n hardship upon wago earners
in liquor manufacturing establish
ments. He said only .$72,00p,000 wm
invested in distilleries, nnd that not
more than 0100 persons wero cm
ployed in the industry. Works called
the revenue received by tho govern
ment from the liquor traffio "blood
Pcnntor Smoot made a speech nt-
Iacking the correctness of'thb fita
istics on which the democratic tar
iff bill is bftfleU ...
President Wilson today sent -Ihe
following nomination!? to tho senate.: ':
Minister to The Netherlands nml
Luxembourg Dr. Henry Van Dyke
of New Jersey.
Minister to Bolivia John Orear of
Receiver of public moneys nt
Glasgow, Mont. Edward Harga
Register of the land office at Qlas-.
gow, Mont. Thomns Jones.
The senate was in session less than
two hours today. A motion by Sena
tor Kern of Indiana, was carried, ac
cepting tho invitation of tho Gettys
burg reunion commission to send Vfco
President Marshall and nine senators
to attend tho celebration next mouth
on the historic battlefield.
WASHINGTON, Juno 21. Abuse?
of tho franking privilege through
which tho sugar trust recently dist
semiunted $10,000 of literature nt
public expenso, is to bo stopped, ac
cording to u bill introduced into con
gress today by Senator Kenyon.
Kenyan proposes the cntiro aboli
tion of tho franking privilego for
members of congress nnd othor pub
liu officials. Ho proposes n scheme
through which the iiostmnster gen
eral shnll issue free stamps to tho
favored ones nnd shn.ll keep clos1)
check on tho amounts' used.
MOSCOW, Russia, Juno 21 Phys
ically and financially wrecked, Oen
erul Stoessol, tho defender ot Port
Arthur, Is roported to bo on tho
vergo of dcatb horo today. For
somo tlmo past ho has been partly
pnrnlyzod, and a few dayB ago ho ,
ontlroly lost tho power of speech.
Lately his country estate and man-'
slou had to ho sold to pay his debts,
and ho is now being sheltered nnd
maintained by an officer who se'ryekl
ns his adjutunt tu the Itusso-Japuu-