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Medford Mail Tribune
1'nlr tonight, mid Htunlny
ytnx, lj Mln. at.
Dnllr niMtllli Yr
All Records Broken fcr Snowfall
Schools Closet) anil Traffic Sus
prmls Irrlrjnllon Ditch Breaks
anil Floods Suburb.
di:nvi:ii, c.i..., i r..--Thn
iniixt li'rriln) niiims kIoiiii in Colo
niclnV lilklmy was still raging today
lit I li'tuuli it wa Kliuviliig some, signs
Truffle of nil kinds was absolutely
at it MliuiiUlill. Street I'lir trucks
downtown with Itnrii'il under from
two to four fri't of Know. All IruliiH
went between two iitnl fifteen hours
ThiiiiuinU of person wrri' com
pelled to fittht their wny through
wnnuliifl mill to walk to work.
SrliiMiln ,ro (,'liwiil
At Ti oVIui'k this morning it win
tliinulcil thnt -'.!' Inches of no
IiiiiI fallen in tH'itt - four hours,
bienkintc nil leconls for till' HHIIH'
period in Vt. Since tint slonn
begun hi midnight WVilni'xiliiv there
H IlltWI IIO t'l'KNnllOII of till! MIIIM-
At ilimk N'olrrilnv it hlizunl
blowing Hint hiiow hunk were c
i' nil feet ihhi in tlu downtown
street. Hundred of worker nt
iho niulit downtown mnl pmtv hotel
niul bullring Ihiiim in the I'ily wns
crowded to onpneitv. Hundreds slcpl
mi iHitK in offii'i' building. Police
HtHtioiiM. public hrliiHiU mnl tin1
i'ly iiiiilitoriinii building sheltered
liiiiulri'iU of other.
All IttfonN llnilifii
All tlii imlilii' schools wi'ri' closed
IihIuv mnl uiHiiy concerns, miii'Ii iih
nxpii mnl tinuM'er compiinies,
were compellcil fit' nliuhitiMi I'lislne
At noun tin Niiow wiim fnllinc half
nn inch nn lunr. Tho weather hii
rcnu, i'liiimt'il thnt twriitviiiii" in
rlii liml fallen nt thnt tune.
A ri'Kirt received here nt noon
hiiIi'iI thnt n hit: irrigation ilitrh at
(liiii'illii liml girn wnv. sending ii
Hon. I of water down iihiii n number
of li'iiii'x. 'I'm wit fiM' families, it
wii 'iiiil, wen drive" ml i tli" hiiow
ilnfK So fur iih known no fatali
AVERTS WAR OVER
WASHINGTON, Dee. :.. Win I'nnt
in the Nntioniil Kimmm mnl Harbors
eoitKreHM, in Hehhinn here, over the
wilt or power iiention was averted
this nfternoon by I he. mloption of a
innohition ileelarint; the Mihjeet wiih
''beyond the Heopn of pnrpuM-H mnl
policicri of (hi) cioiiKrexK."
'Hie resolution dh mlopteil not only
ilihtniKHiil Ihn ipiexlion of Mate'
liuhl", hut nlno reeoinineiiileil the
ereation of a ilepnilinent of public
work, with u member of the cabinet
nl lis bead.
Oilier rcftnlntiniiR adopted by the
eoiiKicxH nred nn annual appropri
nlion of .fr.0,nni),(in0 for morx anil
hailmrs; tin) Hlnndarduatinn of va
terwavH iih to (lin ilpth of ebanuelrt;
eoinpelliiiK' a freer interelinnKU of
inloihlale traffic; piidiildllon iiKiiitiHl
Hni iloiuinntion by the rnilnmilH ot
wnler Irnfie, mnl favnrliii; either
htnli) or municipal ownership of wil
ier tnriuinnlri. '
Approval of the exemption of
Anniricnn viirtseN from M'anmnu cii
mil lollri also wan ONprenseil.
"All Ihn present officers of Iheenn
(ithh we ro releeteil thin afternoon.
MAKSIII'ir.l.D, Ore., Dee. H.
('haiKeil with robbing' the Statu Hank
nt Myrllo I'nlnl hevernl ilnyn nun
when if I (1,000 wik neeureil, (leoi'KU
Woodrt wiih nrredted nt Hiuulon to.
day. WooiIh had a ticket to Sim
Francisco on tlm ulennier Speedwell
mnl wiih about lo Hail when taken
ffi N W
M If) YEARS
Refugees Suffering; from Exposure
and Starvation Loss of Life 50
to 100 Brazos River Rises Two
Feet More During. Nlylit.
FOHT WOHTII, Texns, Drc. 5.
Cotil, Honking ruiiiH aggravated tin1
sufferings tinliiy of tin thousands of
flood icfugccs In central mnl Htmtli
Tim wul i-r, too, In Him southern
district continued rinltivr. though It
WIIM beginning t" Hlllutidlt in thv
ihii Hi mnl rriilrnl roiintii'H.
I'oniiiinnk'iition wui tint miii'Ii
rimlor loilny Ihiin vi'Hti'nlny, m it
wiik iinpoKMililn to li'iirn ilofiniti-ly
how iiinnv Hvi'M liml Imi-ii IohI. Miiiiv
IKTMinii hclii'vi'il, Iiiiuiivit, Unit Ihi
totnl wonlil filially ln foiniil In lumt
rriutlii'il fifli'i'ii to oni hiiiulrril.
An iinnii'iiKii nninlii'r of tin nuf
frriTH wrri" fiiniicrrt mIhim nonroul
iHijhlirK wi'rr nt oiiiHiilrraliln ili
Imii'o from lln-iii, mnl it wiim iinpoM
hilile to iirroiint for innnv who tuiulil
hni nilliiT n'fii'hi'il jiIih'i'h of wiMy
or hnvo iirrihiii'ii.
Prom lli'iirm, on tin' lloiihton &
Ti'xiih ('in) nil rnilroml, an urgent
iiimiiI wiik inmli' for IioiiIh to ri'tuMio
nt leant fic hinnlri'il iiiipli who hail
foiniil ti'inpornry jilnri-H of n-fiiKi' in
Iron topi, hut who, nccnnlint; to the
llmmi ti'li'L'rnph oprrntor, worn in
imininont ilmiRer of hi'ini; ilrowncil
liv lhi Mcnililv riNinc wntcrH.
TIik llrar.oH rixcr rono two feci nt
Wiim IiihI niuht ami tlmro wtp mm
IhoiiMiinl honii'li'Hs ihi'rn alone. Con
Hiileralilo lootini occurred in Waco
mnl vicinity mnl iimnv nrnts were
niailc liv tlm Ktnte tronpn pntrolin
Iho ilintriet. Ko reiirt wero re
eeiveil of the hlioolini; of plunderer,
though flovernnr (oliiilt ravc onloM
to thnt effeet.
l'verv rnilroml in the flmuleil ili
triet told of heavy loi-.iv of htiilces
mnl liy washed out trnokx.
MKXIt'O CITV, Dee. .r. Foreign
Minister Mohena announced this alt
eriioon Hint It. J. I'onnver mnl I..
Smith, .fc.ico City eorru-pondents
for the New York Herald, wonlil he
deported unless they revealed to the
Kovernnient tlm houreo nf a Mory
they ient out to the effeet lint Queen
Wilhelminn of llollmul, spcakinu' for
the powers of The Hnne jteiieii tri
hnnal, hail appealed to President
lluerta to resign.
G. 0. P.
FAVORS SHORT BALLOT
NF.W YOIMC, Dee. fi. Whnt was
ehnraeterir.ed as tin) most "prnuret.
sivo" assemhlaKt) ever held by the
republicans of New York state met
hero this afternoon mnl unanimously
adopted a resolution plcdc'in the re
publican stale assembly elected lust
November to n constitutional eon
vention that will pass an amendment
Hiving tlm state n short ballot,
SENATOR LANE AT HOME
IN NATIONAL ASYLUM
WASHINGTON, Dee. ' C Sunntor
Harry I.nuo o( OrcKou this nttoruoon
hiiiiihIiuiI nil records for brevity In
rniiKrcHHlnnnl history whnn ho turnod
In IiIh hloKrnphy na "llnrry l.ano,
ilomocrnt, of Oregon; term oxplrcs
March a, 1010."
Asltoil how ho llkod Wn8lllBto".
"Oh, I fool norfoctly nt homo. I
iiboiI to ho Huporlntondont of tho
OicKou liisiino asylum."
KAISER SENDS CRRUISER
TO ALSACIAN RIOTS
IM-.lil.lN, Dec. r. Tho kaiser lo
duy onlereil n cruiser to Alnsee,
where there hits been trouble anions
It has not been nunuiiueed whnt
oimurred nt tlm meeliuir between tho
knlser and Minister Hohveg Von
Cowboys Who Robhed Blythe Bank
of $5,000 and Killed Cashier, Cap
tured In Bed at Hotel Money
Found In Their Possession.
Kit CF.NTHO, Cal., Dee. fl. Two
eowbnyn, declared hy officerrt to ho
the men who nibbed tlnMVnlij Val
ley hunk nt Wythe or $.",0l)U and
killed Cnsliier A. W. Uowlus, were
arrested hern today.
They Inn! in their possession
f 1,500 and $5,000 in gold. The pris
oners kiivo their names ns l'nul ('nsn
nnd Tom Green and their residence
us I.os Anceles,
Arnliii Jn Hotel
The two men were nrrested in the
Franklin hotel by City Mnrshnl Wn
iiev nnd Deputy Sheriff Cummins.
Thev hud nrriM'd here shortly nfter
miiluiht. The officer were watch
ing for them, following the receipt
of a telegrnin from Sheriff Mel
(Irrenlenf of Yiinm county, Arironn.
who trailed them from Holtvillu Inst
Wliile n scorn of nnned men sur
rounded the hotel, Wnnev and fum
tnlns, with drawn revolvers nnd six
other tinned officers at their back,
broke down the door of the room
where the men wero sleeping nnd
covered them before they were fully
The men readily fcnve nnnie but
refilled to talk of the Wythe nffatr.
They refused o mnke n statement,
even when the lings of cold they were
thought to have stolen were found in
Until Voting CowIkj-s
The ntnn giving the nnme of Cnse
Is '2 1 yenrs old. The other was about
a year younger. They claimed, to
have been cowmen for severnl years.
Tlm Wythe hank nibbery occurred
Tiiesdnv ns the linnk wnH being
closed for tho dny. Two cowmen,
leaving their horses standing in the
street, entered the ,bnnk, covered
Howies with their guns and looted
the vault. Howies was shot thniugh
the neck by one of the robbers as he
leaped on Uio back of the other ns
tho pair were leaving tho building.
EASY TONE ON '
NKW YOmC, Dec. C Tho oiH)n
Ing of the stock market today was
ehnrnetorUod by nn easy tono. Trail
ing was small except In Steel, which
was sold in largo blocks. I'rlco
changes wuro unrrow. Tho Rouoral
list dropped on tho hoavy soiling ot
steol. lloforo noon tho movoment
beenmo confused, ami llttlo progrosa
toward a lower level was made.
HomlB woro Irregular.
Tho Jiinrket closed firm.
UNSEAL MINE TO
SALT LAKH CITY, Utah. Doc. G.
Deputy sheriffs today unsealed tho
I'tnh-Apox mine, Into which thoy had
beou driving poisonous gnsea in an
effort to nsphlxlato llnlph l.opo?,
murdoror of six mon. Tho air was
bo foul, howover, that thoy dared not
outor to look for Lopoz's body.
Shorltr Smith onld ho thought u
search would bo possible tonight.
VILLA'S REBEL ARMY
V.h l'ASO, Tonus, Dee. 5. Gen
cm! Villa's rebel troops wero stated
tiulu" in official messages to Juarez
to bo rapidly nenrliig Chihuahua
city. They were expected to occupy
it, before night fall. It was believed
no one remained there but non-combatants
niul tunny of llieso wore
known to Imvo fled., ,
THAXSMITS VOCAL SOUNDS ACROSS
TIIK ATLANTIC OCISAN IJY WIRELESS.
(fill ' ' Jmh&m yfxrk' ' jyt
lill. ,$ vt1 tEivf Cv a iil , ask
Vornl Miiiiiils. lint not nctunl wird. havo hcn transmitted by wlrelwn
lelepbune ncnis llie Atlantic Ocean from Cllfdcn. Ireland, to Slacc nay. Norn
Scotln, nceotillug to n ntn'einent tunde by Wlllhm Mrfrcoul, the Inventor or
the wlreleim telegrjiliy
tilruor Mnrcont ileclareil I bat no conversation wai licit! In the recent es
I frlmeuls mnile by bin
SAN FKANCIS.CO, Cal., Dec. .'..
A storm zone, extending from north
west to southeast practically acros
the country, had nearly though not
fpiite out off wiXt' cbmniunirntion.
between tho Knstern and Western
stutes todny nnd was grcnlly delay-1
uig nu I road tmffie.
From the northwnnl well down to
ward tho Texas lino the slonn wns
ono of snow. Across central Texus
it took the fonn of torrential ratio",
with floods coeriug thousnuds of
Conditions were practically tns
same nt Cheyenne nnd intermediate
js.)ints ns nt Denver and the weather
department was predicting ten hours
more of the storm.
From Cheyenne west to Shennnn,
Wyoming, tho wires were down nnd
ns fnr as Lnrnmie tho blizzard raged
in full violence. West of l.urnmie,
however, tho stonn wns not severe.
To tho south of Denver eighteen
inches of snow wns retried, nt
Colorado Springs drifting bndly.
Even northern New Mexico fell the
icy touch. Alburpieniue dispatches
reported four to eight inches of snow
in the north nnd enst nnd heavy
rains nnd fulling temperntun' in the
central and southern counties.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 5. With a
voto on tho HotCh Hetchy bill sched
uled for tomorrow, It was believed al
most cortaln UiIb afternoon that not
moro than half n dozen votes will bo
cast against tho measure
,Tho principal speech against tho bill
wns dollvored by Sonator llorah ot
Idaho. Ho declarod tho measure
was hut entering wodgo of a schema
which ultlmntoly would lend to tho
distribution ot nil natural resourcos
to corporations and tho 'giving nway
ot national parks. ,
llornh painted a gloomy picture of
how thousands ot persons In Cali
fornia would omlgrato to Canada bo
causo tho water which thoy noodod to
Irrlgato their farms would bo given
to San t'ranclsco, which city had
several othor supplies avntlnblo,
Sonator llorah sugested public
ownership ot all natural resources.
LOSSS OF LIFE IN
CIllllSTlNIA, Dee. fi. Some loss
of life was reported in n hurricane
which swept the Norwegian const
yesterday and today. Soveral small
bouts wero lost, probably with their
entire crews. Considerable diininge
wns ilono nko on bliore,
E BOARD IS
STILL IN EXISTENCE
SAI.KM, Ore, Dec. C Holding
that members of tho stato fish and
gamo commission cannot vacate their
offico by resignation until their suc
cessors are appointed and qualified,
Attorney General Crawford today
renderod an opinion holdlngtbat tho
commission Is still Intact.
This opinion can prolong tho llfo
of the old commission but a day or
two as Governor West Intends to
appoint tho commission within that
tlmo. It developed today that tho
governor has never accopted tho
resignation of George H. KeUey, who
was appointed on tho commission by
tho other four members. M. J, Kin
ney, whoso alleged actions resulted
In tho dissolution of tho old com
mission will bo ousted.
It Is expected tho commission will
re-organlzo tho fish and gamo de
partments according to tho Ideas ad
vanced by Governor West and that
the offices will bo removed from
Portland to Salem with a permanent
secretary In charge
Attorney General Crawford rend
ered thoj opinion at tho request o!
Secretary ot Stato Olcott.
Leter Hiekson, paroled by Judge
Von Velio for horse stenling nnd
who violated this kindness by steal
ing from tho man who employed him,
has been refused admission to the
stato industrial school upon the
grounds that ho is too old. Deputy
Sheriff Harper brought tho youth
buck to tho county jail for linnl dis
position of his ense. Heing over IS
yenrs of nge, Hiekson is too old for
tho reform school nnd too young for
PAIHS, Dec. 5. Unnblo to form n
cabinet during tho day, Jcana Dupuy,
who was tendered tho premiership
by President Polncnlro today today,
rejected tho oftlco horo tonight.
Theophllo Dolcnsso, ambassador
to ltussla, arrived horo tonight from
St, Petersburg, Ho said ho would
not consldor tho premlorshlp but wi j
willing to servo us minister of war.
KXKTEU, F.ng Dee. fi. Miy.
Kntmelino Pnnkhurst collapsed in
jail hero tonight from twenty-four
hours' of hunger nnd thrist striking.
Her condition was said to bo serious
nnd it wns believed sho would soon
bo relenbed on license, .
Two. Strikebreakers Likely to Die
Nine so far Wounded Crowd Re
plies to Bullets With Bullets
Situation Locks Ugly.
INDIANAPOLIS, Intl., Dec. .'.
Four men were shot todny hero n
riots growing out of the teamsters'
Two of tho wounded probably will
Up to todny five men had been
hit by bullets since tho strike began.
Two of them died. Of the five, four
were striking teamsters, the fifth n
Today, however, the strikers secur
ed in nn nngrier mood nil four of tho
victims of the day's shootings being
Story of Shooting
The first frnens followed nn at
tempt by three stnkebrcnkcrs to
drive n wngon pnst a crowd of strike
sympathizers. First the crowd tried
to persundc them to quit, then jeered
them, then threw stones, nnd when
tho strikebreakers nnswered with
bullets returned the fire nnd brought
down two of the nonunionists.
The second shooting occurred
when nn automobile whizzed up to n
nonunion ice wngon in the street and
several men. rising in their scats,
shot down the two negro strikebreak
ers in chnrge, then sped away nnd
escaped without being identified.
Of the two men whose wounds
nrobnbly will prove fatal, one wns on
the first and the other on the second
of these wagons.
Uotli Rides Are Firm
The situation looked very "gly.
Tho employers were prepared from
the first for n hnnl fight. They hnd
made their preparations thoroughly
nnd their management of the strik
ing campaign has been exceedingly
resoluto nnd not very gentle.
Then men nn tho other hand ap
peared to lose their tempers when
they voted yesterday nfternoon
against compromise. With both sides
in this mood the prospects seemed
good for serious trouble. Pence
mnkers were still trying to bring the
warring elements together but with
small signs of success.
TO SEE SUFFRAGISTS
WASHINGTON, Dee. 5. Presi
dent VYhlson wns reported improved
today. His cold was yielding to
treatment and he wns able to take
up his work in his office in the
White house. Ho was not well
enough, however, to preside' over the
regular meeting of the cabinet nnd
it wns abandoned. Neither wns the
president well enough toreeeivo a
committee nppoiuted by tho Amer-
lcnn National Woman Suffrage ns
soeiation to discuss Ins failure to
mention suffrage in his recent mes
sage to congress.
GKRVAIS, Ore., Dee. 5. Special
City Mnn-hnl John Zoller wns shot
and probably fntnlly wounded enrly
today by ono of two unidentified
men whom ho found lurking in an
ulleyway. The bullet took effect in
Zoller's neck. The men fled nnd are
being sought for by Sheriff Esch
nnd a deputy.
AVERAGES 4.635 MILLS
SALEM, Oro., Dec. 5 Tho
amount of money to bo raised for
stato purposes next year Is SI, 165, 000
according to tho stato tax comlsslon
today. This Is Jl, 100,000 moro than
wns over rained for stato purposes
In any precoedlng year. Tho avor-
ogo stato tax rata Is 4. 035 mills. I
LAST CARD BY
Unless Minister Succeeds in Borrow
Inn Money From France, Dictat
or's Position is Untenable Troops
Ripe for Revolt.
MEXICO CITY, Dec. 6. In send
ing Finance Minuter Adolf Do La
Lumn to KuroiK! after n loan, men
very closo to President lluerta ad
mitted todnv thut the dictator hnd
played prneically his Inst enrd.
Unless Dc Im Lama succeeds nnd
Miccccds Hoon they owned Ifuerla's
isisition would become untenable.
Internal sources of financial supply
were confessed to hnve been scpteez
ctl virtually to the Inst cent. If
lluerta could collect tuxes through
out nil of Mexico the situation would
be different, but from tho vast ex
tent of territory under rebel conrol
he gets nothing.
The unpaid troops were in n sav
age frame of. mind nnd a revolt
among them at any time would sur
General Villa nntl bis Mexican reb
els wero expected today to occupy
Chihuahua city before nightfall.
It wns unconfirmcdly reported
that President Hucrta hnd sent the
family to Vera Cmz, too, presum
ably fenring for their safety.
British Minister Canleu is urging
his countrymen lo prepnro for llieir
mutual defenso against tho natives,
but tho residents seemed little ex
cited. Tho expected news was received
thnt ex-President Diaz would ignoro
Uuerta's order replacing his name
on the nctive army list.
CLOAK ROOM OF
A thief without the fear of the law
or the Lord in his heart has entered
the vestibule, of tho ltaptist church
this week during the progress of re
vival meetings and sto!? three over
coats, ono raincoat nnd n pair of
dogskin gloves. E. J. Stewart owned
the raincoat and II. N. Allnndcr tho
dogskin gloves. The overcoats wero
taken last night. It has been sug
gested that nn early sermon text bo
tho ono from St. I.uko reading "niul
n thief entered tho tabernacle with
The prowler in the temple secured
his "wng' nfter tho exhortation be
gan mid tho ushers hud settled down
to hear the sermon. At first i) was
thought the overcoats were taken by
mistake. This idea bus been aban
doned nnd there is a decided tend
ency to wear coats hi tho pews.
Tho police have been notified of '
the depredations. They beliovo tho
best way lo catch the crook is to
trap him in the senium room, con
vert nnd obtain a confession from a
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., Dec. C
Death has removed ono of tho state's
star witnesses ngaltiht Arthur It. Coul
son, a merchant on trial horo for tho
murder of George Kovack and Wil
liam Ackor September 19.
A tolegrnm recelvod today stated
that Mrs. Emma Stafford had died
suddenly at Wlnnomuca, Nov. Mrs.
Stafford was with Mrs. Katborluo
Gallagher, who Is allogod to have
posod as Coulson's wlfo, on tho auto
mobile ride to tho beach here which
procoded tho tragedy. Aftor the
shooting Mrs. Stafford visited Mm.
Galjaghor, who was shot In the nock
at tho tlmo Kovack and Acker woro
killed. Mrs. Stafford told the pro
secution that Mrs. Gallagher said to
her: "Coulson Is tho man who did
tho shooting. I would not havo
cared It ho had shot me, but I am
so sorry that ho killed those two
poor men, leaving their wives and
llttlo children destitute Thoy were
not responsible" . '"
DE LAMA S VST
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