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MKUKOIU), OKHCJON, Tl'KSDAY, TJKC'KMHFOIt 2, 191,'j.
NO. 21 G
WILSON URGES DIRECT PRIMARIES AS
MEANS OF NOMINATING PRESIDENTS
Mexico Only Clout) on Foreign Hori
zon and Hucrta Must GoCur
rency Reform Ur(jcd Rural Cred
Many Important Subjects Treated by
President Alaskan Railroads Ad
vocated. WASHINGTON', Dec. 2 - I'or the
fourth tlnio Mnco hi Inauguration,
l'nr,dut WHInou toitny pronally
addrcMed n Joint imnloti of thu homo
of reprpentntlv; nnd tomato of tho
Tim lawiujikrrs ftnthnrod for tho
ocrnnlon In tho representative'
chamber, whither tho senators
iimrehml, two by two, with Vlco
Prc-ddcnt Marshall nmt Scrgcant-Al-Arum
HlnKlim In tho Innil.
President Wilson nrrlvcil nl tho
raito by automobile, d deftly from
tho whltn hoiun. Vlco Pruildent
Marshall nml Bpenkor Clnrk had been
nnincil a n committee of two to ro
ndtii him. Meeting him nt tlio en
trance- to tho chamber, they escorted
tit hi to till plan berddo tho speakers'
desk, where, nluiidlng eanlly boforo
ilio Knthrlnirr mtieh, llhn a profrsnor
nddrmtdiiK hln class, ho read hi mes
sage In tho clear, cultured accents
with which, since ho nuiimed offlro,
tho lawmakors Imiu grovtu o well ac
quainted. KW'iit n I'uiiiiloti
Permission to tho galt-trlos of tho
house was by cnril. ItoprcNoutatlvtt
received olio cnrtl ouch for tho bone
fit of their friends nml mutator two
each. .Mont of them wero given to
tho lawmnlmr' when, itniiKlitont or
sinter. Legislators representing
Mate In which equal rlKlitM prevail
In partlriilnr wero deluged with ap
plications for ticket from women
Thu result was Hint women fnr
oiitntimliurcil men among tho specta
tor. Tho orrnilou wna made illitlnctly a
fnHhlonnhlu ono, magnificent gowns
nml gorgeous mllllnory crontltiK a
splendid show In tho galleries.
Ono tho floor of tho house tho
front scats wero reserved for tho
motors, who worn received hy tho
representatives, standing, us tho vis
ItliiK upper house inomherM marched
In. All kept their foot until tho tap
or thu speaker's gutol wnH hunnl,
ItoaiN Ills MciNiigo
llo remained only long enough to
finish tho massago, bowod courtcnim
ly to tho legislators, loft tho clinmhnr,
escorted, an lm had untorod, hy Mar
shall and Clark, nml motorod hark to
thu oxocutlvo mansion, Ho imltl In
Tho country, I nm thankful to say,
Is at police, with nil tho world. Moro
nud moro readily do tho nations mnnl-
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PARIS, Dee. 2. Tim niliniiiiHtrn
Uoii'r iuooniu tux )litn wum ttofuntod
in I ho (liuuilu'r of deputies thin niter
noon hy n vote of 21)0 to 2(15. Tho
riiliiiict, uh in eiiHlomiu'y when Hh
polieioH nru voted down bv thu luw
niiikeiH, iiniueilintel.v lOidKiied.
RECOMMENDED BY LANE
WASHINGTON, ot)e. 2. Tho hco
rotury of tho interior loduy reported
to coiiki'ohs tho following e.xpoiidi
turoH for tho liHt fiHcnl your in the
luuttor of timlior mid ludinu ruboivu
tioim: , Klnmnth, $0,707 , Rohehurfr. 4-200;
Siletz, $1,230) Umatilla, $1,880.17;
.Warm SprinuB, $7,331.70.
IIAILKO AS TIIK NKW MAN OF MEXICO.
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OnHEllAT. TANCItO VII.T.A.
STRIKE GUN PLAY
KILLS 1 , WOUNDS 4
INDIANAPOMS, in.! . !.. 2. In
iiiMirt of llio tiuiihtorr' wnlkout it
wiih niiiiotineed IIiia nflenioou (lint n
;eiiern triko hy every union work
ing man nml woiuhii in ludiannpoli
will lm linked nt n inrcliiie of the
elty'ri eeiitrul Inhor hody tiHiixlil.
(Inn riKlitiiiK hroko out hero ludny
in eoiiiii-etiou with tho teutiiBtoiV
One mini wiih killed mid four were
injured hy hiilletH. Tliu hIioIh wore
fired lv nniii'd Htrikrlireukerx depu
tired at (.peoinl polieemeii. Of the
vietiiim Cliiudo Willhitiw, u ueKro,
who wax hliiiu, Imd uoiliiu to do
with tho Ktriko lint hnppeiied to ho
lookiiii; on when the fusilliide Im'kiiii.
Tho four wounded men wete strik
intr lenuiHteiH. Ale Znliini nud !.
II, Muhnu, )dt rexpeotivelv in thu jaw
nud ueelc, were tho inn-t Korinucly
liurt. llolli wero white,
Tho Htrikelirenkerx, rtx in uumhei,
wero uuliuidiiiu' u nonunion io uukoii
JiinI before tho oiieounler. A erowd
Kittherod uhout (hem urn! uudouhledly
tlunkiiii; they wero uhout to bo at
tacked, all tix opened fire.
POHTI.AND, Oro Dee. 2. Sclioil-
ulog or tho Imlobtmlnrsa and nssotB of
tho Trnll I.umbor company o( Mod
ford, which wont Into Involuntary
bankruptcy ' November 7, wub filed
hero today in foilornl court, llablll
tUH nro kIvou nt $11,177 nnd ndtfots
0 RANTS' PASS, Oio Pee. 2.
K. T. JfoKiiihtry wiih eleotcd mayor
of GrnntH J'iihh at ycsU'iday's eleo-
tloit by u Jiiajority of threo voted
over A. A. Porter. Only 1,071) of a
possible 2,000 votes wore oust in tho"
city, thoio heiiiK no iumie in tho earn-paij;u.
I'.r. PASO, Texas Dee. 2.-(leneral
Villa heemed to b takiiii; lu tum to
day nboul oceupiiiK Chihunbua city.
how doHerled, neeordlnt; to all lie
counts bv its federal iiirrioii, nud
it wan tho Keneral iinprocoion that
ho wiih in communication with Gcu
craf Carian.a with n iow to effect
im; n conceiilmtion of nil mailable
rebel forces (hero preparatory to an
udvnnco on .Mexico City.
lire-ident HuertaV forces throuch-
out Chihunliua were disintegrating
thin afternoon, The rebeU controlled
tho entire fitatc.
Colonel Medina, who commanded
in diinrer. while General Villa was
waning tho buttle of Tiorni Plnnea.
wna nrrenled hero to.!ay charged
with violutiui; the neutrality law.
Medina wiiuted to neizo (be Mores
for tho rebels' benefit. Villa ob
jected and carried hi point. There
upon Medina came hero nud ivns
locked up on an old charge.
General Cnrrniixn was expected to
moo the ivhoU' provisiouul capital
from Ilermohillo to Junreis Sunday
WASHINGTON, Doc. 2. Leadens
of I lu. national suffragists' conven
tion hero today feared tho secession
of hcvera! state organization uh a
result of a fight over the now con
stitution which in its changed form
provided for tin assessment nystom
by which each slato is required to
pledge a fixed sum, according lo its
size, for tho benefit of the national
Opponents of tho plan wanted to
stick to tho old method of voluntary
contributions. Nevertheless tho com
mittee engaged in considering the
matter reported at tho forenoon ses
sion in fivor of tho change.
Dr. Anna Shaw, Mrs. Carrie Chap
man Call, Miss Juno Addams, Con
gressman Raker and other suffrag
ists wero sehoduled for speeches to-
'day. Tho aiiti-suffragisls wero to
havo thru innings 'lhursdny,
Wlnthrop Amoa and his associates
will announce tho winning play In the
prlzo contost about Docombor 1. Tho
namo of tho author, howovor, will bo
withheld until tho play Iiob boon pro
Mexico City Shows Signs of Panic
When News cf Desertion of Chi
huahua by Federals Without Wait
ing for Rebel Attack, is Received
Huerta's Trcops Unpaid and in State
of Semi-Revolt Villa Hastens
WASMINflTON, f)ec. 2. There
was almost a panic In .Mexico City to
day "following receipt of news that
tho federal garrison had evacuated
Chihuahua City without waiting to
flRht tho robols.
(Jcncral Villa was reported concen
trating tho rebels to move from Chi
huahua City on to tho capital.
Many thought Mexico City would
fall as easily as tho Northern Mexi
I iironflrmciJ reports wero current
that tno federals had evacuated
Mazatlan and Uuaymoa too.
Admiral Craddock. Ilrltlsh, paid a
short vUlt to Presldunt lluorta.
Tlio vlf of Manael Madero, a roll
tlvrt of tho Into president, to bo tried
In Mcxleo City, on 'sedition charge,
appealed to Chargo d'wVffalrcs
O'Khaughnossy to savo her husband.
A military court was expectod to
try Antonio Caballoro at llermoslllo,
charged with plotting a rorolt against
(cueral Vila! tried to put Max
Wobor, German consul at Juarez, on
record by demanding that ho sur
render General Cnntro, a federal fugi
tive supposed to bo sheltered at the
consulato but Wubcr sblstepped, say
ing Castro was not there.
PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 2. A tem
porary order restraining tho city of
Portland from attempting to enforce
tho ordinance enacted by tho city
commission Novombcr 0 requesting
street car companies to sell tlckou
calling for six car rides for twonty-
flvo cunts, wob Issued by United States
District Judgo Dean today on appli
cation of tho Portland Hallway,
Light and Power company.
Mayor Albco and other city offi
cials wero cited to appear In court
December S to show causo why a por
munont Injunction should not bo Id
sued. Tho ordinance which was to havo
gone Into effect Docombcr G, la at
tacked on tho ground that It vio
lates two provisions of tho federal
POIITLAND, Ore., Dee. 2. J. T.
Williamson of La Grande, a veteran
in tho abstracting and timber buying
business in that section, was tho gov
ernment s strongest witness in the
testimony that has been so far intro.
duced regarding the Union county
holdings of tho Oregon Inland Devel
opment company, tho president and
general manager of which, Frank
Itichet and J. T. Conway, aro on trial-
in federal court charged with fraud
ulent uso of tho mails. Williamson
testified in regard to sovoral sections
of tho areas purchased by C. H. llib-
bard for the Oregon Inland Develop.
meat, all of which Wtllium&oii char
acterized as too high, too frosty or
too rocky for fruit lund.
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the way to tho Park National bank , moncy to corporations and brokers
in New York, where she hns rn of- i Xcw York. She ha not yet thought
fiee, the dny she became 78. Mrs. 'of retiring.
SCHOONER ON REEF
AHKHDEEN, Wn., Dec. 2. After
all hope of saving the vessel had been
abandoned the Wcstport life saving
crew early today removed Captain
Anderson and crew from the four-
mnster schooner Halboa, which was-
caught in tho hcay s.urf outside the
north jetty nnd driven nshoro early
yesterday morning. The vessel wn.
out of its course. Tho lhilbon will
probably bo a total los.
Tho schooner was sighted late Sun-
day evening beating south toward
tho harbor entrance and finally
ctruo le.ss than 100 feet from the
jetty. Tho Halboa had just arrived
off tho harbor from Callao.
For many hours doubt existed as
to whether tho stranded vessel was
tho Halboa or tho lvpiuln, a sister
ship, which arrived off shore at the
SALT L'AKE CITY, Utah, Doc. 2.
Though denso smoko and sulphur, wet
gunpowdor, cayonno poppor and for
maldehydo fumes hart been pouring
Into tho Utah-Apex mlno for more
than fourton hours, Kalph Lopez,
Moxlcan soxtuplo iifurdorer, was allvo
Insldo tho workings as lato at any
rato as 2 a. in. today as could Lo
told by his hammorlngB on an alrptpo
which outers tlio mine, In response to
tho tappings on tho pipe by hU be-
slogers on tho outsldo.
To later rapplngs ho mado no ro
ply. Whether or not this indicated,
tat ho had succumbed, tho besiegers
woro uncortaln. TJioy took no risks
but coutlnuod to food their flro at
tho only unsealed entrance to thu
T 78 YEARS OF AGE.
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LOS AKOI3I.ES, Cnl., Dee. 2.
Almost the entire force of the sher
iff's office here today is engaged in
a ninn hunt. The quarry is u youth
ful bandit who Inst night robbed the
passengers of the Southern Paeifie
Sunset express of $750 in money nnd
jewelry and shot and killed Horace
. Montague, a traveling passenger
Tho man boarded tho train at Po
mona, lie did his work quickly nnd
twenty minutes Inter dropped off at
El Monto. '
Vice President Calvin of the
Southern Pacific in San Francisco
authorized ait offer of ?o,000 reward
for tho bandit's capture.
Sheriff llammel personally is lead
ing a posse this afternoon in the
foothills near Monrovia. Ho believes
tho bandit is tho man who robbed
several mail trains near San Fran
Xenr Amarillo another posso is
searching for a suspect who fled
from A. O. St. George, a rancher,
nnd disappeared in tho direction of
PRICE . OF STOCKS
NRW YORK. Doc. 2. Slight In
creases in most of tho favorlto stocks
marked tho opening of tho stock mar
ket today. After the first fow min
utes of trading prices roso gonerally
above yesterday's closo, Canadian
Pacific gaining a full point. Such
leaders as Union Pacific, Steol and
Heading nUo gained a point.
Lator concentrated buying of coal
shares caused tho bears to run to
cover, llonds wero strong.
Tho market closed actlvo.
COTS OFF PAY
OF I ;i II I NCI
Petition in Circulation AmemJInf
Section 18 of City Charter to Re
move Salaries from Mayor and
Members of Medford's Council.
Participation In City Contracts Made
Malfeasance in Office and Pun
ished by Removal.
Citizens of Medford, exasperated at
the extravaganco obtaining In muni
cipal affairs, have Initiated a charter
amendment to bo submitted at tho
city election In January, and aro cir
culating petitions for slicnatures. to
an act to amend section 18, taking
tho salaries off mayor and council.
The act not only prohibits the draw
ing of salaries, but follows tho pres
ent charter and prohibits council-
men from selling sunnlles to tha.cltr
which is ruthlessly violated at thb
present time and makes violation
malfeasance punishable by removal
The act reads as follews:
Tho people or tho city of Medford
do ordain, that icetlnn tflnf th .hr.
Iter of tho city of Medford, Oregon, ,
be, and tho sarne hereby Is, aorideT",
so as to read as follews: .
Section 18. 'Neither tho mayor.
nor any councilman of tho city of
Medford, Oregon, nor tho president
of tho council, shall rocelve any
salary or compensation for any sorv-.
Ices performed by them, or any of
them, nor shall such mayor, council
man, or president of tho council, bo.'
o party to, or Interested directly or
Indirectly In any contract to which
satu city is a party, or In which It
has an interest, or ovor which it ha
supervision or control.
If any such mayor, councilman or
president of the council, shall draw-
any salary or rccolvo any compensa--tlon
for his services as Buch, or bo.
directly or indirectly Interested in.
or a party to, any such contract,
they shall bo guilty of malfeasance In
offlco. nnd shall forfeit such oflfco
Provldod, that when tho mayor or
any councilman Is required to per
form special 6r extraordinary serv
ices, not strictly within his duties, as
such officer, ho shall bo reimbursed
for any money actually expended by
hlni in such service, the claim thoro
for to be audited and passed upon os
other claims against said city.
SACItAMENTO, Cn!.. Doc 2.
Chris Evans who In tho nineties de
fled tho sheriffs ot Tularo and Fresno
counties for many months and had a.
thrilling career in eluding and bat
tling with them, was again at tho gov
ernor's offlco today, petitioning' for
a pardon, llo had come down from
Portland, Oregon, where he was per
mitted to go ro bo with 'his turnlly
when parolod from Folsom prison,
about a year ago and lu making earn
est plea that ho bo pardoned' In or
der that he may accopt a position -as
"1'vo been working lu a lumber
yard, but I'm getting too old for suck
heavy labor," said. Kvana as held up
an aim trembling with palsy and the
stump ot anothor which was shot
away In his final battlo with pursuer.
"1 don't want tp bo dependent on my
children; I don't want to be' depend
ent on anyone.
"I want to tako cara of my wifa
and our crippled child and durlue
tho fow years thut temaln for me I
want to bo a fret) man,
"I didn't rob tho train as I wu
accused of doing. Thau.8Mtati
brothers comltted that crime.'1 "' '