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MRP-FORD. OIU'XJON, AIOXIMY, yON'MMURK 37, 1013.
J V A.
Alarmlsls Reports Contradicted
Ousting of Hucrta's Minister of No
Concern Cash Supplies Cut Off
Rebels Will On Eiicourancd to At
tack City of Mexico If It Is
Found Huerta Secretly Financed.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 17.-John
Mini, Pnwidinl WiIwhi'h iMiiUmiry to
Mxlno, Id nut on the point of goiu(r
nti himrd olio of the Americnn battle
hIiIih nt Wra On.
Cnnmil ('lunula !m mt gultlng ready
Id elmtn tin American consulate nl
lilt' M4IIH' piano.
('ImrKi! l'Affiri O'Shmiishin
i nut hImhiI lo clone llm AhhtiVum
nmhiimy in Mexico City.
Prhliuit W'llmin wkm Mill eonf
limit tmlnv thnt diplomacy "ill H
solve I tin Mexican problem.
I'ni!n" IPing Made
Thii president mnile nil them' ihlnv
I tin In nt bin conference with Mi"
iutHiHir eorrenpoiulenlH hero !
dny. Mi' made it drnr also Hint In1
f. t ill believed progrtW was ! t
made ill llio liiri'itlioii of pence In
Tim Washington iidmiiiiM ration
will nnt in lh leoM concerned, '
wild Malrd, nt On' otiwtinif of Presi
dent Iluertn' intnUtiT of llm iit -inr,
(lutein Ah1n. Tint incident wn.
lint mmsi'Wrcil any of Dm United
SIhIoh government' nffiiir.
IIllBrtl. it Wll IHlillll'll out. llHM llHl
ltirt cash supplies ftoin nutMdn Hi.'
country cut off. It vvnn declined
thnt it vm admitted even in Mexbo
Hint IhiH pnuroc noon will be '
ImusUd. It Is expected Hint when
lids liHiiiinim 1 1 io tlii'lMlor'x lieutn-
Hilt will nit dMrt him nml nolliing
wilt Ih left for hint lint to get on!
in u hurry.
A ft it llm Capital
Should it develop, however, that
thn llnortu nitininiMlrntioii in l.ui
fiiiuuind through uiuUiiounl thm
iihU, it wan stated, tlm rebel will In
encouraged In nlU'inpl Mexico Ciix's
Tin) raising nf Hie embargo "i
arm, it wiih lunrnrtl, will only In' Hit
Washington ntlmiuislriiliun'M InM
Mep, however. Tlm president Iioh
to nvonl it.
Tim executive was invcMigtiHng
(mlnv llio stories of wholesale exe
cution of fedora! prisoners tiv (it'll
unit Villa nt Jiiiin'. Shoiihl they
irovn tine, however, it could not lie
li'imu'il how tlm information 'vouhl
iil'IVnt llm iiogotinliniirf with General
Si'iiiiior Cntrou of Now Mi'Mco,
who I'liiiferri'it with Villn nt Jimrn.
it wiiK fllulril, did do only nn u pit
nlu nltlr.cn unit not uh mi mliniii
intruliou rriri)Hiululin. Tlm only
iimlriictiouH to Williuin Hiiyunl llnli',
(Cnntlniuul on Pako 4)
E3IC J- ' :
IN LAKES STORM
CMWtihAlil), 0., Nov. 17.-Coii-KroBHiniin
florilon toli'Ki'nplu'il to
I'lOHidout WilHon today iihWiij? ii full
iiivt'Htiunlion of llm sorvloo Kivcnhy
tlm weather Inirvmi in fouin'cllon
with tlm rci'onl Htonn on til" Kioat
laki'H iih a Vomilt of which lmlwocn
200 and 1100 livc wcro lost nml prop
erty, aooordiiiK lo boiiui oritiinulcH,
vitlui'il nt $10,000,006, (IcHtro.vcd.
Tlm cIiiuro lins htion inmlo, (lordou
infonnod tho president, Hint llm
weather hlireuu K''o iiiHiiffieient
warniiiK of tho storm nnd wiih limn
indirectly roHpuiiHllilo for llio heavy
Iohhoh, CaptuiiiH of vchsdIh xvliloh
Hiirvived UMiirt" Hint llm bureau
merely flow tho uHiial torm h1j,'IiiiIh,
hut did not diapluy hurriuauo wnrn-
Trainmen Aurcc to Return to Wcrk
Pending Result of Arhltratlon liy
Trdrral Board and End What Prom
Iscd to Be Lonu Tlcup of Traffic.
Four Unions Involved Effort Made
to Adjust Differences Between Par
U'AKIIINdTO.V, Khv. 17. Tin-
Htril.in" Iniiuiiicii on llm &oulhrii
I'uuifio liiMii lii'tHi'cn I'.l I'ajio nml
Kow OilimiiH Imvo HRn-cil lo ri'lurn
lo woik iiniuiMliiilfly, Miinlinn (In
otitcdimt of furtliiT ni'ijotlntiouM, i'
wn Hlnlcil lotliiy hy iin'iiihn of llm
fcilcrnl lionnl of mi'ilinlion nm con
(liliHtlon. Arliilmlion plmm. it ''
niMi'il, would ho niitioiiimt'il IIiIh nfi
HOUSTON. Tex., Nov. 17. Tlm!
llm Hlrikc on llm Allnutii' divininu of
llio Koiilherit I'acifio rnilromt hnd
been hellleil whh ulalcd loilav n! llm
hiMiiliiinttcrit of llm United Train
men' uiiIihim here. It wiih uiuler
mIoikI Hint llm Southern l'lieifie Ki'ti
erul nffii'om in New York had or
dered the division ofneinU lo meet
hc trninuieit'rt eomiuittee.
rourdifferciil iiiiioiim were involved
in tlm trikc. 'I'hev hud joined foreex
mid wanted to UeKoliale willi Hie
ruilrond eoiiiwuv through u joint
clnninillee. Thin tlm coiiipnnv refiiH
ed to do, inintin on dealing with
Under tlm terum of the nKreemon!
finally reached llm company xielded
(he m)iiI and Ni;uified iln willinpiehri
to neccpt the joint committee.
If limy can do ho, llm committer
and the rnilrond k representative will
Iry lo M'tllo llm differenecH between
the company and it cmploycx. Should
limy fail, Hie conlroverny will be left
lo llio federal mediation boaiil.
PLAN 10 SHELVE
RKATTI.i:, Nov. 17. President
Ktuutml (lointiom ot tlm American
IVderntlnn ot l.nlior will not bo
hIii-UoiI witliout a flKlit. llo does
dot (alio kindly to tho plnn to luivo
him retire nnd wrlto tlm history of
tlm labor movement In Amorlcn, to
umlcu way for John W, Mitchell,
wIioko frleniU a to liooutliiK lilm for
When told that hlri friends wore
urKliiK that Im cot out of tho harness,
"I don't know whether I lmvo any
ability as a writer, hut I know that
I lmvo ability iih a tlithtor."
aotnnors' cIobo friends deny thnt
they lmvo urged him to retlro nnd
brand tho atatouiont ot backers ot
Mitchell as a mibtlo nttompt to "throw
a scare Into Oompura" nnd lend him
to rotlro uiuler tho plan an Kitted
rather than faco dofoat.'
"John Mitchell la tho greatest
loader In libor movements in this,
or any othor country," said Wnlkor,
"and will certainly bo n satisfactory
head of tho federation."
Should Mltcholl ho oloctod It will
ho a groat victory for tho tusurgouts
of which McDonald nml Walker nro
among tlio leatlors. v
$35,000 GEMS ARE
STOLEN IN CHICAGO
CTJIMU ItAPlPS, In., Nov. 17.
I;. (IroHri. ii t'liieaiio diamond mereh-
nnt, reported hero today that he had
been robbed of k"8 worth .f:ir,OU0
whilo tniNcliiiL' helwoeii Davenport
and MinneapoliH, Tho robbery, he
paid, ooonrred Friday night.
GOMPE AN DELECT
IS 0 N
State Enulnccr Bowlby Here In Con
nection With Lcttliiu of Contracts
Wednesday Will Also Have
Cliaruo of Highway In Clatsop.
Fifteen Bidders Expected on Grad
Inn of Siskiyou Hluliway and Half
a Dozen on Central Point Road.
Major Ii. I,. Koulby, lule hit,'li
way engineer, arrived from Antoria
Moiidiiy in eouiieiiioii with llm let
ting of cnulrnctM for Ihe conHliuc
tioii 'if the I'acifiit highvMiy, con
(raelx for which will be let Veil mm
day. "There will he at leul fifti'i'ii bid
den) on conM ruction of the road over
Ihe Siski.voin nu, and prolmldv oik
on the Hiirfficiiig of Hie Cenlnil
I'oint-.Medford road. lropcel fm
upecdy eoimtnielioii nre brfjlit.
"rlnlwip county voted 100.000
highway bondu Innt rlretiou and !m
(iinird llm eoiifitruetinn over to thv
Mlnte highwny coiniuiHion. They ad-
vertiHc this week for tho hiilo of
Many biililer,nre in tho city, both
for llm grading nnd pnviug con
IractH. Anion;; them nre representa
tive of the Harbor Axphalt Co., th
Ulark-IIenery Co. nnd tlm Wurr.-n
CoiiMtnirtion To., the Jnines ICen
nedy Co. of Salt Lake City and Oie
IumIi & Jnpliu of Portlaud, J. Y
Sweeney Co. of Portland nnd Mul
vill Unix, of Alton, III.
County Clerk Gardner received u
letter Monday from tho juirrJiaei
of tho bond, slliliug Hint notwith
standing roportn circulated by ilu
iipMinted bidderrt for IioiuIh, tlm
Kyudicnte Heeuring I hem stood ready
to take them iih mioh as issued.
AI.I1ANT. N. Y.. Nov. 17. Gov-
ernor .Martin II. (llyiiu will confer
tomorrow, it was Mulct! today at tlm
executive ofliees here, with tho bends
of Hcveral railroad syMeim, with
noted cfouomiMK and witli national
offmialn concerning ipt uttiick nt the
next bcsmoii of tho New York legis
lature on tho high cost of living.
Among those Hrheduled to attend
the meeting nro President Howard
I'lliolt and Prt'Milenl W. C. Hrovvn,
respectively of tlio New Haven nnd
New York Central railroads; Vincent
AMtor and Franklin Itonncvcll.
Uuiled Stales Senator O'flormau
of New York, it was added, probably
would launch a Miuilur campaign in
tlio national Icgndnlurc.
8A.V KltANCISCO, Cnl., Nov. 17.
Dlspntchea recelvod hero from Chl
cngo atnto thnt Wllllo Hltchlo, light
weight world's chniuplnn, would
rench Snn Francisco Wodnosdny.
Whllo iu Chicago Itltchlo snld ho
liked Now York nnd would rotuin
tlioro na booh au ho gets through
with his 20 round match Docombor
20 with llnrlom Tommy Murphy Iu
Snn Francisco to moot oltbor Jack
Ilrltton, Young Shugruo or Proddlo
Welsh In a ton round contest.
l'OKTLANO, Nov. 17. A con
tract for tho sale of nnnroximulolv
10.000.000 feet of saw timber in tho
Olympio national 1'oroht in Washing
ton was today awarded to tlio bnow
Creek LmriMiu? eomnauv oV Seuttlo
liv llw Piii'lliiml ni'fiKii nl' llm llniln.l
I Stntea forostry.
EVERYBODY IS WATCHING THE
t ItAj - ''ti:,
l'rel Mcrklc, Star I-'IrM llaseiiinn of
VILU KEEPS GOOD
V.. PASO, Texns, Nov. 1". Ocn.
1'ancho Villn was keerlng excellent
order In Juarez today. Ho had
chosen municipal officials from
among tho citizens with oso Vclnrdo
na janyor and today tho port was
opened for importations, Pcrdo Maoso
acting ns customs collector. Gen
eral Onrranzn wns also expected to
transfer his headquarters to Juarez.
Tho fedornl prisoners wcro nt
work digging graves for tho men
killed In Saturday morning's fight
ing. Somo of them, It xvns said, had
nsked permlshlon to Join tho rebels,
nnd probably would bo allowed to
(eneral Villn today mnilo denial
that more thnu eight ot his prisoners
had been executed, though ouo man.
ho snld, wns shot whllo nttcmptliiR
to escape. Those executed, It was
stated, wore punished for treason. It
wns unofficially confirmed thnt they
Included Col. Controrns and Captain
Portlllo, of tho fcdcrnl garrison, nnd
Pnblo Ktinvo nnd Juan Cordova, ot
tho Juarez police.
Villa wns understood today to bo
planning nn Immcdlato resumption
ot his attack on Chihuahua City,
ngnlnst which tho rebels lmvo been
operating for somo time, but where
hostilities wore suspended Into Inst
week tor tho descent on Juarez.
CHIEF OF ORDINANCE
WASHINGTON, Nov. 17. 1W
dent Wilson today sent to tho sen
ate tlio nomination of Hrigadier Gen
eral William Crazier to bo cjiief of
tlio bureau of ordnance, nnd Hint of
Lieutenant Colonel Ren J. Alvord to
bo nn adjutant general with the rank
UPON CANADIAN PACIFIC
VANCOUVER, n. C,, Nov. 17.
Tho most disastrous land and rook
slldo in tho history of tho Canadian
Pacific railroad toro out -100 feet of
trnelc near North Rend early Sun
day morniiip;. eavryinir rails, road
bed nnd telegraph poles into tho ra-
viuo below. Alt trains lmvo been
cancelled while nn nnnv of men is
engaged in repairing tho damage. An
effort is being made to have Hie
roud ready for Irut'fio tonight.
GIANTS-WHITE SOX GAME TODAY
f r J i
tho N'ntluiinl league, With (iliiutx.
WIFE OF GOTHAM'S
t NKW YORK", Nov. 17. It may bo
' due to tlio votes for women move
inent, or to the inerensing desire for
uizurro iniormntion, or pernnpi.
more like, to our ever-growing cu
riosity. Whatever ihe Vnusc, the
fnet remains thnt the New York pub
lie wants to know more nnd more
nhoul tlio men they elect to public
office nml tho spotlight of publicity
now turns even to a mnn's family.
John Purroy Mitchell, in the tre
mendous politica) upheaval that
brought about tlio complete defeat
of Tammany mil left the tiger's hide
drying on tho fence, wn.s elected
mayor of Greater New Work nnd
immediately the people want to know
about Mrs. John Purroy Mitchell.
Well, sho is n suffragiM. The cu
rios.ity seekers learned thnt right
off tlio reel. Mrs. Mitchell believes
in woman suffrage. Sho even be
lieves in women taking tlio stump to
get the ballot tliit is, other women.
Mrs. MJIehell herself will never take
the stump, though she "believes in
the principle," ns sho puts it.
"I guess I nm n homo body," sho
said. "I believo in women working
for Ihe ballot, lint I could never
bring myself to slump. I alwnys ex
peet to dust tho piano nnd do other
things like Hint. I believe in suf
frage, I hough. I go on record now
as a suffragist. As long as five years
ngo I joined tho Kotinl Suffrage
r'ranehiso society, but I have never
been nelivo for tlio cause. Nor will
my position as wife of tho innyor
nffeot my nt tit title, though ns 1ms
been suggested, I might now bo n
valuable nequisition to 'the enuse.' I
nm content to let more aggressive
women to do tlio stumping."
NOGAT.ES, Ariz., Nov. 17. Tlio
proposed rebel attack upon Mnznt
lau has been postponed nml nil was
quiet today nlong tho west Mexican
const, according to advices received
No word lins been received from
Victoria, capital of the stato of Ta
mnlpas, where, it was reported Into
yesterday, n battlo wns likely.
General Cnrrnnzn nnd Willinm
Unyard Halo, said to bo a representative-
of (ho Washington administru-
.Hon, had held no further conference
at noon today.
SPURNED LOVER LARGE CROWD
FAILING IN DUEL AT BIG GAME
SH00TSH1SELF SPITE OF MIST
Disappointed Over His Rejection by
Miss Vestal Hoxsey, Ed Underbill
Shoots Twice at Himself, Inflict
ing Superficial Scalp Wound.
Shooting Follows Refusal of Rival,
Ed Bortwlck, to Fight Duel When
Challenged by Rejected Suitor.
Disappointed becauso of hi rejec
tion nt tho hands of Mrs. Vestal
iloxsey, nged 22. marrlod but separ
ated from her husband, KM Underbill
nger 27, a miner, employed on coun
ty road work under Supervisor Sam
Van Dyke, attempted to commit sui
cide at 8:30 Monday morning by
shooting himself In the head with a
Colt's -14 revolver at 132 South Grap.
street. Uy a mlraclo the bullet
plowed Its way from tho forehead to
the crown of tho head Inflicting only
a scalp wound.
Infntimtcil Wltli Woman
According to George Hoxsey,
brother of tho woman, Underbill has
been paying court to nor ardently,
and Sunday asked her hand in mar
riage. This was met with a flat re
fusal ho says and words followed.
Miss Hoxsey. Sunday night went out
with Ed Uostwlck employed at the
West Side livery itablc3, and this
was no balm to Underbill, who this
morning Is alleged to havo chal
lenged his rival to a duel. Host
wick refused, and Undorhlll then
fired two shots at himself, ono In
flicting tho .ecalp wound, and the
other going through tho roof.
Itcfutc to Itldo in Ambulance
After tho shotting, tho ambulance
and Dr. Porter were called. Decauso
tho ambulanco was driven by Uost
wlck his rival. Underbill refused to
ride to the hospital and was placed
In Dr. Porter's auto. An examina
tion showed only a superficial
wound, and was released from tho
hospital an hour after tho accident.
Miss Hoxsey's husband, George
PUkfngton Is in California, but slnco
her separation sho has been using
hor maiden name. Sho was tho
woman detectlvo In the Earl Potter
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 17.-At-
intors were immensely interested
here toduv iu the news that the
Great Western Power company had
engaged Hobort Fowler to patrol lie
wires from tho Sierras to tho sea.
carrying with him iu his net opium
n lineman to locale nnd repair break.
Some exports inclined to think the
aeroplane had not yet reached n
stage of development where it can be
depended on for n regular service of
this kind, but nil agreed n vast field
of enterprise had been opened for
airmen if tho experiment proves a
It wns said Fowler would hem
work for the power company No
Adolph Sutro nnd Captain Thnmnx
Heckwith had a tumble into the bay
during yesterday's aviation meet nt
tho exposition grounds, hut wore
fished out in safety. Kobert Fow
lor's cngino stopped nt a height of
sovcrnl bundled feet nnd ho nnd Otto
Uybitski hnd to descend to Hie win
ter's surface, where n boat picked
them up, but in doing it snapped ono
of tho flying craft's propeller blades,
mnking it necessary to tow tlio nm-
Hoy Francis nnd Harry nnd Silas
Christofforson mndo successful
MRS. PANKHURST TO TALK
ON SOCIAL EVIL IN GOTHAM
NKW YORK. Nov. 17. Mrs. Em-
meliuo l'nnkhurst will make uu ad
dress nt tho Kltingo theater, it Wiu
announcod today, on "Tho Social
Evil." The announcement added
Hint sho will "call spades spades."
Rain Threatens, But People Turn Out
From All Parts of Southern Ore-'
Don to Sec Big Players, Who Arc
Met at Ashland and Given Tour.
Business Practically Suspends In
Medford Banks and Business
Dosplto tho peevishness ot tho
weathjor man, Indications this morn
ing pointed to a big crowd at .tho
Whlto Sox-Olant gamo. Heavy
cloud overcast the sky, nnd drizzles
of rain fell Intermittently, causing
fears tho gamo would bn called, hut
falling to dampen tho ardor of tho
Out-of-town visitors began to nr
rive Sunday for the gamo, and this
morning's train brought large dele
gations from Southern Oregon points.
The special train bearing tho base
ball visitors arrived at noon, tho
autos leaving at 10 to meet tho party
at Ashland for a tour of the orchartl
districts. Tho grounds are In good
condition, nnd the rain will not pro
vent tho game. ,
During tho gamo business will bo
practically suspended, banks, busi
ness and public offices closing.
A full list has been secured for tho
banquet at tho Medford Hotot after
Tho brides and women' ot tho
baseball party will bo entertained
during their stay here by a commit
tee from tho Greater Medford club,
teams Is as follews:
Tho probablo llno-up Is:
Weaver, 11; Itath, 3b; Speaker,
cf; Crawford, rf; Chase, lb; Schae
fcr, 2b; Evans, If; Schalk, c; Russell,
V. Daly, lb.
Snodgrass, cf; Magec. if; Lobort, 3b;
Doyle. 2b; Merkle, lb; Doolan, ss;
Tho Whlto Sox-Giants' special ar
rived at noon. All ot tho party ex
cept attaches and President Comlskoy
and family, loft tho train nt Ashland
for n tour ot tho valley by auto. Mis.
Comlskcy and daughter and othor
ladles ot the-party were mot by a
committee of ladles from tho Great
er Medford club and taken to tho
A largo crowd of fans greeted thn
train. Christy Mathowson and Cblof
Meyers, tho Giants' star battery left
tho teams at San Francisco.
WIVES OWN HALF
WASHINGTON, Nov. 17. Tli
United States supreme court decided
todav iu favor of the women in tho
dispute between tho rospeetivo inter
ests of husbands and wives in farm
homostoads iu tlio state of Wash
ington. It affirmed tho decision that, un
der tho stnto law, xvivex havo hnlf,in
terest in government liomesteuds iu
Washington after tho . titles had
passed from tho government. Tho
decision was rendered iu tho suit of
John Iluichser against his step-ehil-ilrcn.
who elnimed their mother's half
interest in land near Spokane.
PRINCESS FLEES FROM
PARIS. Nov. 17. That Princess
William Eitel Frioderich. wife qf lCn :
ser WilhelmJs hecond sou, hud deserv
ed hor husband was n report vide vh
eireulntt'd horo today. Ouo rumor
stated that tho princess Jiud fled,
here, hut was intercepted nnd re
turned to Germany. Still nnqHier re
port wus that sho w, neejuded, lit
family ensile, but had refused to re
turn to lmr husband,