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MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE
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Unlit' nitdilh Vmr
MttDFOItD. OltlWON, TIIIIUKDAV, DKf'KMHKIt 11, If)l.L
TAMPICO DOOMED; BATTLE NOW RAGING
OF REPUBLICAN STATES
SHE (S;TU? MTED STATES INCOME TAX IS HOHfllBLY UNFJim MTUl DIPCC
IN FUR OUS F GH
RnUle Waned Ovrr Rnllroml Em
hankmcnt, Which Is Only Entrance
(u City Shnrpsliootcrs Pick Off
Gunners on Federal Gunboats.
Ferritin Warships Off Shore Ready
to Land Marines If Necessary
Aliuiil 700 Foreigners at Consulate
MI.XICO CITY, Dec. II - Thai
Tampion wan doomed uu lln- It nor
ol' private hiImi'om received lure this
llflt'lJHMlll. ( WliN lXMl'tl'l lit full
iril ilit it'lii'U' IiiiihIn lnlri' un-lit
Tlio it'lii'U luttl ciifilnri'.l tin- i .mi
vvnv. which i tin' "tily luonn l' en
toting tin1 oilv from ill" IiiikI lili'
it uiim Milled, mill were ulrt'iuly lu
Tin- fcilcnil, outnumbered three !'
1, were mi'il in lint pln.n fur n
I'iiivIumitm Slid Snfi
l'iiriiinin wore rcixii ted safe. It
was Niiiil ninny of iIiihio wlirt luiil not
iilrrmly taken refuge on the harbor
hipping were ImtHi'il liv tin1 (Iciiiijiii
consul thin iifti-rniMitj mi hoard the
(loriunu fnii-t-r llienion mid tin1
Hcmuhip Kron 1'iliizoxt.iu Ceoilie.
Tin' big ommIu of forclgncra no
currcd nt noun n'i rebel shells lt
iuidiheil Miirnl liiiililinuK surround
, in ii' jfiii,A.UiE JUiri:rr'lv? ".,y.
where lint iiuriuf(il4 r sllnrtioil,
Tin federal dofrutc twis rripnlcil
been line I tit viiiiIkiiiIk could nut fire
limnntr till1 irln'U without ulniiitinc
iiiln lln1 tnttii.
VI.UA CIM'Z. IW. if. K 1itiiiK
wiw fuituut. i( Tuinpico Itiilnv. win1
lttt.4 ini-wigo fntni Admiral Fletcher
mild. The rebel were ri'iMtrli'il gain
iiiir iinniMil. Their hrp-lioolcr-were
pIckiiiK off lln' gunner nn lln
federal kiiiiImihIw ill Mm livcr'n inniilli.
Aiueiieuu, Kugllsh, Fionoh mill IW
tniiti wurhip Inv five tullo off
shore, rt'inly In laud iiiiniiii nr In
take foreigner tut hoard if iicco
Yestenlav's flelitiiiir. tin wireless
snid, was ph iiiln tun separate at
tack, lln- firwl nt II u. in. unit tin'
hCCnllll nt II p. III.,
Fronting nn one side nn lln- luir
lmr mill on lln nllii'r Ihieo liv al
most linlli.iiiili'MH swamps, lln' town
run lie entered nnly liv tin1 railroad
einhnnkiiieiil mill it was Ibis which
lint rebels tried In take. Tln tVl
rrnN won' wittvnchi'il nlmtit tin mil
rnnl' Hint inn nml lien I off Imlli iih-
Yhlnliiy, iih Iniluv, tlio Minn"''
wan n' thiv lilniiilii'hl, mnl it wns ho
lii'vi'il llic niinihcr of .killcil hiiihI Iiuvc
hiTii vi'iy lnrKiv
DiukiH'sH nlnno forccil n hill in tlln
Imtlli', hut nt 'i ii, in, tnilnv tlio lillcK
iikiiIii Imthii loiinick mnl tint rohi'l
(Continued on i'niso 3)
WASIIINflTOK, !). II.
IN TAMPinn RATTI F
i . i .
loss int'HHiiKi's rofiiivi'il litilAy from
Admiral l'l0lnlilr, oil Tiiiuimn, told
of tint rlyht'in pmKi'itriri IIuto Itotwi'i'ii
li-xifiiil 'fiMi'i'itU mnl j-tiholrf.
Siiinii'fjti'i'lxiii'rH, hit kiiIiI,' liml Ink
on lol'iiK'n nn hliiitf in tliuluu'luir mnl
nllii'iK 'in lint iioiilnil itmm in I ho
nity, Inil iiiniOi ho Klnloil, IiiuI Iiooii
iiijuroil, nor wiih mi" I'nroin prop
Tlio KiiKlinh, wlni tliniuh it hoM
In Inko In tlio luiihnr Hliippiu, wuit
nooniniuinliiloil nn tlio llillihh hIoiiiii
Hhip l.nlolnii, (li'iiiuinx on (ho kIoiiiii
Hhip (Voiliu ami Ainoriomm mi tlio
wii'rili!w Chostiir nuil Tiicniuii.
It wiik iinilorMlnnil Hint Ahuiinl
I'li'lolinr would Imnl iinirinoH ii' llio
hnliln Hliil'loil in Ihn (lii'tioliou nl' tho
JIlillMh (dj OIIUOOhhiullH.
Ollly pill't III' hltf IIU'hHIIJj'OU WIIH
1 iJr V
Jik W A
ni:ii:it or .vuw ji:hki:y
HI.KCT II Will J WAI.SH OV
rOKTI-ANI), IW. II. As n ro.
Nidi nf lln- n ill iniinioipiil civil
Nonioo involii;iiliiin into ohnruoi
I lint tin iiutiiilioii of tho notice do-
iiinltnt'iit woro ininililitn; for Iiil-Ii
hIiiKch nml Unit ccitiiin liili tolioc
ntlioiulrt liml pmtootcil miilorwoilil
ohiiincloix, .Miiyor Allnv todny dis
inihricd two miptninw, thrco horKonnts
mid hovoii pnlrnhiit'ii for "oondiiol
iiidifoniniiiK mi offioor mid for tlio
jjomt of tho hortioo."
Tho ooninimnlini; officer ilium!,
cd wcro Cniitniii K. A. Slnvrr. for-
nior chief of police; ('nplmu Hurry
Wiley, Sork'onuts T. .1, Cn-oy, A. f.
Piossoy noil P. J. Knpcrl.
The ehni(,'H ii;iiiiix Shiver, Kiiid
.rnvnr Alhee. nro hnsed on lesti-
iiioiiy Kivon at the public licnrinH nf
uio civil Hervico eniiiinlhxion, in
which lie wir aeeiiHod liv a Mihordin
ale nf Krmitlutr iiiimitidtv from nr
rent to a woman well Known in nn
NAN rKAWlNCO. Cat., llco. 11.
Allciulniilrt at 1 1 in Hi'itish consulate
hero wore paekinj; 700,000 words of
inauusenpt today lor shipment lo
Iho liiith court of (dianceiv .in Lon
Jt consisted of depositions taken
hy Vico-Consul 1 lunulas Yniiiiu in
eonneotlnn tvitli tint attempt by sons
of tho )uu Rov. Charles Kliiipdiy of
Ynrknhii'n to prove tliut Iho Ihreo-yonr-olil
child said bv their brother,
Lieutenant C. II. It. Slinusbv, mnl his
wilo, to bo their own child, really
wiih adopted by Mrs. Slinpdiv, and
thai Iho $.1,0011,(10(1 cstuto now held
by Lieutenant SliiiKhy ounhl to pt
to 'them when tint lioulenant dies,
rallier than to Hut baby,
Tho taking of depositioiiH was fin
ished yesterday with Lieutenant
KlhiKsby still convinooil (lint tho child
was his own nml his wife's, nml his
opponents cipmlly positive thai it
was a "cIiiiiikcIiiik'' loistcd on liliu
hy Jlid. Blinjjhby,
A K 1
l IN CON FlSCal ION
O'Shautjhnessy and Spanish Minister
Squelch Threat of Dictator to Con
flscate Property of Foreigners at
Mazatlan for Nonpayment Taxes.
Confess to Promptly Reinvest Hu
erta With Full Executive Powers
Approve Series of Loans Proposed.
MKXK'O CITY. Pee. 11. ViK..r-
nusly Nipiclrlit'il hy Ainerleati Cliuro
d'AffiiirfH O'Shniiijhiii'Mty and Span
irli Minister Calinii, PreHi'dent llu
erta today imipinlifiedly withdrnw
his Hi rent to conllNeate the nroiKtrtv
of foreigners at .Miitntlnn for nnn-
payment of a live per cent tax arlii
Intrilv imposed on them h" the iniv
enior of Kinaloa stule.
The government, moreover, reduced
Ihn tax hy half, and it was nnt cer
tain Hint it unitld ct Unit.
(.'omuimiicntiniirt relative to tho
controversy were conducted between
hem mid Mnzntlan hy menus of the
pivrrnment's wirelivs tntion here
nml the wireless on tint American
warships at tint west coast city.
CoiiKress was expected to pnss
promptly the hill pnsxed yesterday
reinvesting .llnerla with full execu
tive powers in matters of finance,
war anil the interior that is, offic
ially confirming htin in his iliolnlor
inl authority. Tho lawmakers show
cd a few (lashes of independence
early in the session, lint more re
cently Iho iirolilcnt apiK'ared to
have hroajjlit Ilium fully under his
Tim deputies' approval yelerdny
if the firxt of a proposed series of
per cent interior loans, of 1011,000
is'sos eneh was considered of less
importance, since it was Mroncl
doubted if lluerta could sipiee.e the
The report continued to circulate
that lluerta had sent Ins family
nwny from Hie capital for safety,
Hint its members were on their way
to Mauzauilln and that tho United
Stales intended to let them lake ref
lice on tin American vessel if their
lives should bit threatened.
IIOl'STON', Tex., Dee. It. Dam
npt hy tho now subsidtUK floods in
tho llrazns, Trinity mid Colorado
river valleys was estimated today at
$7,000,000. Losses woro much tlio
heaviest in tho Ilriuos valley. At
ltoscbiirg went J 000 refugees, shel
torless, without food and still unre
lioved, nwiii to tho railrom) lioup
inciileutal to the flood. .Missir.i; in
dividuals and families continued to
hn heard from, but so many remain
ed unaccounted for that L-uessos as
lo tho number of dead varied nil the
way liom 'J.r)0 to 1000. ltodies re
covered numbered .100.
KINNEY ASK BOARD
FOR ABSENCE LEAVE
I'OUTI.AN'I), Ore, Doc. 11 M. I.
Klnuoy, of Portland, tho nlloKo-l
ciiU8o of tho roMlguntlon of throe
mombora of tho utato fish mid kiiiuo
eonimluBlon and who refused to ro-
slmi undor firo, today uBkod tho ro
orKimlzod body for n two months'
lenvn of alwonco, which was grantod.
Klnuoy explained that ho eontoin
platoH a trip to California.
Floyd llllyou of Portland was
oloctod chairman or tho ro-arkanlzod
board, and II, H. Clifford was
oloctod Bourotary at a niootliiB hold
horo todny behind closed door).
Hoth llllyoil nnd Clifford nro iiowly
uppulutod mombors of tho board,
F Mil '" '-'-T.'"J X,, ...... j"PPr N liiaintl ELS,& -
I Hi jl d i m m W'lm) iafcX fc"""
HOME. AT P p' X J A
ELSIE DE WOLFE
LOSES SUlt FILED
(lIHWfin. nee. M-- l,n!...l tiiniN
Judge I .mid is this Axiflernonu sus-
Inlne'd the; demurrer im-d hy tho foil
tiueiital nud C-ommereial bank
ni;niiist nn attempt by Klsie Do Wolfe
I.. nlt..,.i zrr.n ..II , i i :..... I
,,, i:,n,-i-i .,,iif iiiii-;i u hiii- tin inil'I-
est on bonds issued apiinst (he in
stitution and threw th( mat nut of
court. Tho court did not rule di
rectly on the con-tiliitunmlitv of the
income lax law ns advanced by At
torney Hourke Cockran. hut held that
tho nmouut involved was too miihII
for Iho court lo take oo;ninneo of.
The constitutionality of tlio in
come tax law was attacked by Cock
ran while nrpiinjr the demurrer.
Miss Do Wolf is suinir for .7."0 in
terest on bonds issued bv the bank.
but it refused pnymont until she pre
sented n certificate of ownership, us
required hy the institution
''Taxation without 'reiiresenlalion"
is the text of MUs Klslo do Wolfe's
views on the income tax. Miss do
Wolfo made the fir-t local move
against the validity of tlio income
tax law. Sho is described as a "cit
izen of Xew York and a resident of
Miss do Wolfo has loin; been n
prominent figure in Xew York soci
ety. For many years she was on the
stage mid achieved the distinction of
"stardom Her success there did
not satisfy her, however, fo she took
up "liouso decoration" ns n profos.
sion. She had shown artislio abilitv
all her life and while on the stare
designed her own dresses.
NEW ZEALAND BUTTER
PORTLAND, Or., Dee. 11. -J. D.
Mieklo, state dairy and food com
missioner, todny commenced a war
against the creameries that sell, un
der tho Oregon state brand, butter
imported from Xew Zealand and the
east, Mieklo claims lo Imvo evidence
(hat thousands of pounds of New
Zealand butter bus been sold hero
under the state brand as made in
Oregon. Tlio grand jury is expected
to begin investigating MiekoPs alle
TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT
RAORAMF.NTO. CnL Dee. 11.-
Juok Drumgoole, prizefighter, on (rial
hero for tho murder of Cherry do
St. Maurice, nueen of tho tenderloin
hero, withdrew his plea of not irulllv
nud immediately pleaded guilty, and
ut was sentenced to life imprison
BiK LYMAN CONVICTED
, BH1 i OF USING MAILS
ilJIII 1 1 II "V LI IIJI'I V
rum ho runuco
ELLA FLAGG YOUNG !
-. i,w. .rvv. ... .lt,;U lllll-
rlBon In partlcuar nud Chicago's city
Rovurnment lu general weru de
ntic nr tin n ,... n.i
nounced In unmeasured terms today
nt n meeting of tho ChlcnKO Vom-
ens' club, called to protest ngulnrU
conditions which compelled the re
signation yesterday of Mrs, Ella
Flagg Young as superintendent of
the city's public schools.
"Mrs. Young Is ono of America's
leading educators," said Jauo Ad
dams, "and yet sho was sacrificed,
evidently to satisfy a cllquo of pot
ty politicians. It Is too early to
discuss tho possibility that sho will
bo tho women's candidate for maor
at tho next city election but thcro Is
no tolling what may develop from
Mrs. louug, tho first woman to
become school superintendent In a
city of Chicago's Importance, was
generally consldored to have per
formed hor duties with nn efficiency
never known In a local school super
intendent. She was so hampered In hor poli
cies, however, by mombors of tho
board of education, all of whom aro
chosen by tho ninyor, that she of
fered hor resignation a fow months
ago, There was such an outcry
against Its acceptance that Mayor
Harrison prevailed on hor' to with
draw It, promising hor a freo hand
Last evening, when tho board
took up tho matter of hor ro-electlon
for another toviu, tho voto was n tlo.
Sayliig .ho could not pormlt hor
name to ho voted ngala unless as
sured of unanimous support, Mrs.
Young Immediately resigned.
WASHINGTON, Dee. 11. Tho
ourronoy question was a topio of
discussion in tint senate this after
noon. Senator liuitou was one of
those who took part in the debute.
Tho regional plan, Senator llorah
asserted, would gradually work into
a central bank.
LOS ANOKLES, Cal., Dec 11. Dr.
John Grant Lyman of Pasadena was
found guilty today of using tho malls
to defraud, by a Jury in tho federal
district court here. Tho chargo cov
ered the first count In a federal In
dictment, lie was found not guilty
on five other charges contained In
tho same bill.
The Jury considered tho evidence
twenty-four hours before it arrived at
n verdict. Lyman, under tho convic
tion, may bo fined $1000 and bo sen
fenced to five years Imprlsonmont.
Federal Judgo Wellborn set Decem
ber 29 to pronounce tho penalty.
Each count In tho Indictment cov
ered ono letter alleged to have beon
written by Lyman misrepresenting
the possibilities of profit In the
Panama company. On tho count of
which he was found guilty, tho de
fendant will ask a new trial.
Lyman's career here was spectacu
lar. While he did not appear In tho
directorate of tho company ho pro
moted, It was uudorstood that he
was tho prime mover of tho organi
zation. Tho government asserted
that he told prospective Investors
that ho owned valuable Panama
lanus, ana basked In the light of
warm Panamanian government ap
proval. Hundreds of persons an
swered circulars sent out by tho
CLATSKANIE, Ore., Dec. 11.
Pointing to tho destruction of win
dows and othor proporty about tho
Mathodlst chapel at Qulucy, near
hero, as but tho natural sequence of
tho socialist beliefs of Mrs. Flora
roromau, teacher of tho Qulncy
school, women of tho church today
launched a new demand for tho dls
missal or tho school teacher whose
political faith has caused a commo
tion thoro nnd In Clatskanle.
Tho chapol Is Just across tho fence
from tho little school house where
Mrs. Foreman toaches. Kecently
whon pluced on trial as a socialist
by tho school hoard, Mrs. Fororaan
tormod hor trial a religious persecu
tion. Her critics aro nutck to see In
tho smashing of tho chapol windows
what they term "the Inevitable result
of that kind of teaching to school
Tho real nnmo of Emmy Dostlnn.
tho singer, U Emlllo Klttol.
Barricaded In Federation Hall, Calif
met Strikers Resist Attempt to Ar
rest Them-Raln of Bullets Km
Attackers Off Citizens A4smWe.
Wholesale Arrests Threatened as Re
sult of Injunction Granted Strik
ers Preventing Interference. -
CALUMET. Mich.. Dec. 11. The
defender of the Minors' Federation
hall at South Itango surrendered ' to
the Citizens' Alliance today after a
ten hours' resistance. The minora
were all arrested and thirty rifles and
a quantity of ammunition foiinu In
the hall was thrown into Portage,
lako. Deputy Drlacoll was the only
participant In the battle, who was
CALUMET. Mich.. Dec. 11. Bar
ricaded In their federation hall at
South Itange, a strong party of
striking miners was resisting an at
tempt today by a small army.'pf de
puties and member of the" Cltlxeaa
Alliance to break In and arrest them.'
The battlo began at 2 a. m. an'l
was still raging at noon. The minors
believed to number about forty, aa,l
heavily armed, were making so'et
fectlvo a defenso that the attacking
party had to calFtdr rltorttMiMta
and at 5 a. m. a special YraTnToido'r
members of the Clttzona AUtance
left Houghton for the scene of the
engagement, followed by another
tralnload at 9.
Hall In Ifenelged
The federation hall was surrounded
but the rain of bullets from within
kept tho besiegers at a distance.
Deputy Tom DrlscoII of Houghton
was fatally shot In an. attempt at
rush and It was reported here that
others were wounded.
At noon a hurry call was received,
for still more reinforcements anrt
a third special tralnload of members
of the Citizens' Alllanco was des
patched In hot haste.
The flrebolls wero rung here and
at Houghton, summoning all mem
bers of tho alllanco together, and tv
oral thousand wero held In readlnew
to respond to the next call.
Fifty Strikers Arrested
Arrests were being made at South
Range while tho battle raged, and
by non fifty srikors bad been locked
up, Including Victor Valtmakkl. an
organizer for tho miners' federation.
Members of tho Citizens' AlllancO'de
clared he had confessed to Bhootlng
An outbreak also occurred at
Qutncy during tho forenoon, In, whleli
three deputies wero shot, two oC
Members of tho minors' federation
declared they would causo wholesale
arrests of members of tho Citizens',
Alllanco on a chargo of violating au.
Injunction granted by Judgo O'Brien
yesterday restraining them from In
torferrlng with tho foderatlonlsts. ,
EL PASO, Toxas, Doc. 11. That
Geuoral Mercado and his federal
force at OJInaga must either fight
or surronder within the next few.
days seemed certain today,
Already at the border, they cap gff
no farther and on Its way to cap'ture
or exterminate them a, rebel force- 9!
about their own strongth-'-approxl-matoly
4000 men Is marching
across tho desert frbm .Chihuahua
The belief horo was thai MereM))
would have hard work to make bis
troops fight. Thoy have been le
unpaid and aro halt starved, rag'
and hopoless. If most of thew
should go over to the rebels la a
body 110 ono here would be surprised.