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Medford Mail Tribune
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STORY OF CLASH
President Says No Friction Caused
Between United States and Japan
its Result of Mexican Developments
Mlkntlo Not Furnlshlno Arms.
Executive Hopeful of Solution of
California Land Trouble by New
Trcaty-Huerta Without Money.
WASHINGTON', .Imii. 20. Pub-li-liril
slmics tlmt serious' friction
llllll ItCt'll (iiiimM between the I'llltl'll
Sillies Mlllt .lltpilll iih result of U"
cent ili'vi'lopim-nts In Mexico wen
i-hiiiiictcri'rd I hid nfteni i at
"inini'liiitvoiiM nml unfountled" liy
Plfttillfllt Wil II" told caller
llml lln report Itiiit (he .Irfpunrw
guwruiiii'iil i furnishing iirnw to
Pri'sidl'lll Hill-rill lllnll WIIH llll'
II wiih iiilmlili'i, however, tlml
.lnpamsi finns ns well iih cummer-
I'llll llllUM'S lf ollllT IHltlOHS Wen-
selling aims mill ummimilimi In
Mexico, hut llu pntldent said Ihey
hud tli right In tin ho iimliT inter
iiitlintuil laws, nml oven If America
wonted In object it would not lmv
any legal rmltt to ! "
Td.i nrrhi.li'iil indicated to his rail
IT llllll Iho publication llf HIH'll blur
ies hampered nml embarrassed Iih
iiilminiMnilloti. 11- plainly showed
llint In wiih dl-iiti'ii-pil liy llti'lr pub
lii'iiliiui. Tim prrSlil('Ht'ihiil such miirvir.
(iKiitnlloiM might make it impossible
fur lit iiiIii confer with Hie senntt
foreign committee either ns fri'ipii'lit.
y or frunklv in lti country's ''
licmmiili'tl. lit snid tlmt when in'
lulil tin newspaper ill hi-l Friday's
Kiiiifcri-iu'o Unit no ensis faced
America, unless the Mexican situu
liuii could In considered a pcrpctnnl
crisis, lie iiii'iint exactly Hint.
Tin president also lolil lili visitors
Hint no information lutil been with
held frnin the newspapers. ll Hiiiil
In llml iiii-I with lln senate foreign
oniiimtltcc ill order to discus fully
nml frankly everything of interest in
tin nation's, foreign inliiy.
J up Htory l)Uirovril
Minister Clullirii, lln president
said, hovcml nionlliH ngn invosllgiit'
fil nml disproved it story Hint Jiipan
IiihI transferred lo llueitn nil (In
arms It IiihI used in the Itiifudun war.
So far ns ihn entertainment of tho
.Inpmic'M) officers nml sailors nt
Mexico Citv wiih concerned, tin
lircttitli'iit Haiti tlu'V witi' inlorliihii.il
in (In hiiinii mmiiiiT iih Urititili nml
ncriiiini nilmlriilK who luul Hlnppvil
ut tlm I'lip'tlnl to iii.tyllu'ir ri".pi'ilH.
The jiiviilMit Niiil hi kiuw imth
in,' or ii report tlmt .lnpmi Inul lii'i1"
uiu-olnllv iHiilfidl of AiihtIi'h'm ntli-
tiulo lowunl Pruiiiilfiit HtiiTtn. IK
IVlt him Hint flit niikuilo luul Ihtii
nolifii'il in t'xni'llv (hi Hiinu iiuiiinr
iih Ihn litmilri of otlmr itiitiiiiix.
So fnr iih Hit Ciillfornlii limit fit
iiiition wiih conciTiii'tl, tho inHlilinl
Hiiiil hi wiih Htlll hopot'nl of nmhiiii
u Hiitlhfiiflor.v ht'tllcmcnl. It wns
iimliirHtnoiI tlmt ho tpt'iMH .liipiin to
Hiijju't'ht m'KoliutioitH for u now
trfuty. Tho prowlilent tolil i'iiIUth
tlml llu Jiipimt'hi ovirnimnt nnl
i.tH llml It t'liiiiiot xpftt thin kov
muiut'iit lo loll ('iilifoi-iiiu who mm
mill who t'liiiiiot own its IiiihIh,
Tim pi-iihltut iiIho ilot'htri'il tli.it
I'oufiilontiiil mlvii'uH from Moxiiid
hlnnvi'il t'tniiiliiHiviilv Hint. Iliiurtu hml
Im'uii iimihlo to riiiito iimiiov oiitHiilu
of Mn.xii'o City nml Hint hin fiitiit
Hoiircii of iqtA'iiiiu Ih finiii 'fnrot'il
InmiH nml (iim'h.
NEAR BUENOS AYRES
IHIKNOH AYIIKH, Jim, 81). Kol
lowing .lliii osrllMIulu whlili rockoil
Iho Inwu of Aloiuluiift yoslorilnyi Uio
voli'Miiii AioinKlii fUty !l
mill, slinwi'd.lHrM'Hsril mllvliy today
lln fr m kwiww lisr fl
IlllltilUiy lltU MllhlJUSNII I'Htlt was
Mb! t'dnslJwsMn liummm was dow
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Bankers Admit Seattle Does Little
Business In Adjacent States Does
Business With Middle West Cities.
But Banks Deposit In New York.
San Francisco the Second Choice
Stress Laid on Alaska and Orient
and Future Possibilities.
HICATTI.i:. WmIi., Jan. 29. Wil
liam (J. MrAiloo. utcrilnry of tin
trcnury nml Dnvlil F. llouilon. ccro.
try of UKrlculturt. unit nl o'clock
thU .morning In lln foik-rnl bullitluK
with n tlclvRatlon of Kcnlllo cltlxoiu.
I n flu til n K tinntiirn nml profemiloiml
nifii. nrniftl with ttMa of tvory iort
to nIiow why Hcnttlo uhoultl linvo a
ri'Klonnl roniTVii bank.
M. P. Ilnrltiiit, roprciicntliiK th
Hunttlo clfarltiK houo forcotl to
atlmlt Ihnt Utlii matt tlhl lltllt iratlo
with Itlaho, nml Oregon nmt practlcnU
! nomi with Montnnn.
llacktu ImprfMCtl on tho commit'
t'. howovor Hint tin iato banks hntl
hlrcntly munlfeiitoil n wlHlngiicmi lo
co-opttralo nml lo Join a mombora ut
tho regional bank, nml that thoy
woiihl tnnlly furnUh tho mom); ro
tiilrtij lo iicctin tho regional bank.
IJler n Vllin
llovern'or I.Uter wan followcil by
P. II. lltihrumt. an Aiaiki. pioneer, M.
ItrtrkUN nml Kugcno T. Wilton, n
Tacoma bnnkrr. Tho hearing will
tin continue.! llili nfttirnoon ami tho
commlttvo HI K'avo for I'ortlaml to-
Ohlof utrexa wan lahl by nil tho
uponkcra In bohalf of Seattle' claim
for n central regional bnnk, upon Iho
eiiormoiiN bimlneM trnimacteil with
AlnHkn nml tho Orient nml tho future
ionnlbllltleii n they will bo tlovelopotl
by tho oponlng of tin .'annum canal
nml Iho bulltlliiK of Iho Alniknn rnll
roatl. llncktm when qucitlonotl ns to hl
uecoml choice, roplletl "Han Franclico
woulil bo uecoml boat." Tho com
mltteo iiueitlonett llacktia on tho
reuerveit heltl by Sealllo banks In
enitern bnnka nml tholr relnllou to
tho bmilmma carried on by Seattlo
nml tho cltlea In which those rcservoj
IloTvn In X'W York
It tlovolopeil that Sentllo iloen n
'grwitor bmlnoM with Mlnnenpolli,
St. Paul nml CIiIcbko. Ihnn with Now
York, but that Iho latter clly hold
lstv nor cent of Seattlo's reserve
"Isn't that an Illogical condition?
asked McAdoo. "How do you ac
count for such an artificial situa
llackus said It was that very thing
that tho currency law would cor
rect; that at present Now York offers
bettor ndvnntngcs for Iho monoy.
lloth McAtloo nml Houston ox
plnlued Iho bill to show thut n branch
bank would servo all practlcul pur
poseH, no mntter whoro tho central
bunk was located,
"I don't ngreo with you," eald
Hackun. "It has boon my experience
Hint n brnuch tlocg not servo as well
ns n pnrent bank."
SHIPPING TRUST EXISTS
WASIIINOTON, Jnn. 29. Tho
fliutl report of tho suh-commlttoo of
tho housu mnrlno committee follow
ing IIh Ho-cnllod shipping trust In
iiulry wiih secrutly Mtibmltted today to
tho wholo commltleo, It hold thnt n
Hhlnntnc trust exists In Atluntlo anl
Houtli nmt Central American trndo
through shipping pools. Tho report
probably will bo siihmlttod to tho
house next week.
BILL TO RAISE Q0ETHALS'
SALARY TO $15,000 A YEAR
N'AHIIINOTON, Jim, 'JD.-A bill
iiiiiWiik llio Milnrv of llu governor of
lint I'liiiuiim ciiinil roiiu M 5,0011 nn
hum II v v. Iillii Colonel (liiiiHiiiU U on
Din jolt iuu lulriiilni'i'il In Hit liout
Ihu (illciiioini by lliircMriiiNtitf
llilllfii ut lllliii'ls, OltHivl (ImcHi
TELLS TALE OF
Leah Alexander Relates Story of
Events Leadlnn Up to J. D. Van
Baalen's Death at Her Hands Last
October Marriage Promised.
Came to San Francisco to Work as
Milliner and Induced to Drop Vo
cation and Travel With Solicitor.
HAN rilANCIHCO, Cl.. Jan. 23.
i.,.itli Aluxnndvr was groomed for tho
ordeal alio was to undergo when sho
stepped on the wltnes stand today
to toll tho story of Iho events which
led up to J. I. Van llnalen's death n
her hands In his office In tho Chon
Iclo building last October.
"I nm 28 years of ago." alio said.
I havo one brother and flvo sisters. 1
wns born In I'tnli, whore I was mar
ried when 1 wos IK and dlvorcod n
short tlmi! Inter. I enmo to I.os An
Kcles with my sister In 1010. Thoro
I learnod the trndo of hnlrdresslng
nml jnllllnery. My mother and tho
olbor mutubors of tho family soon
followed me to I.os Angeles.
"Three years ago I enmo to San
Francisco with n letter to n milliner
In one. of tho department stores. 1
bogan working there Immediately. I
worked later at two other millinery
"I first met Mr. Van Haalen Ir.
"A wholo j ear went by beforo 1
raw him aKnln. or nearly n year.
Thon I began to seo him oftoncr, 1
srew to lovo htm. Wo became en
gaged to bo married. Ho told me
ho hntl been married but was divorced
nml that tho reason ho could not
marry mo wns Hint his unhappy mar
rlago had broken his old father's
health and that he could not afford
to risk his father's opposition nt thnt
tlmo to another marrlago.
"Ho gnvo mo an engagement ring.
Yes, I wns a good gin thon and work
ing nt my trnde."
Went to New York
"When did your relations with
Von lloalcn ceaso to bo proper?"
naked Attorney O'Connor.
"In November," she answered h
a whisper. Ho nskod mo to'glvo up
my llttlo room and I did. Ho rented
an apartment for us and I slopped
working nt my trade I went to Now
York with him In January, 1013. 1
went as Mrs. Joseph I). Van Haalen.
Ho said ho could not marry ano at
that tlmo but ho bought rno a wed
ding ring. Ho said his old father
and mother wero too 111 to bo o
posed and that his futhcr was very
Miss Alexander was still on tho
stand when court adjourned. Tho
lettcra which Van Haalen wroto to
her wero to bo introduced later.
STRIKE NEXT WEEK
WASIIINOTON', Jnn. 20. Two
committees from tho house of repre
sentatives will leave Monthly for
Michigan ami Colorado to prolio
strikes in progress thoro. Tho in
vestlgiitimis will start ns soon as Iho
committeemen arrive. 11 was t'sti
mntetl that Iho Cplormlu coal strike
investigation will Inst between three
ami four weeks ami that in the
Michigan copper strike from four to
COLD WAVE HITS
fHICAUO, Jim. i!l. -Tim temper
iititio was fulling hero today nt tin
rnlo of fivo degrees liomly, At noon
Ihu nii'ii'iiry was ut !I7 nbovo eio
nml sllll liiinliling.
OMAHA, Kcli.. Jim. '.'II. A colli
wnvo fctrurk Kt'lunsliit Imliiy. In
miiiiiu pnils of llu statu Mrii liniit'i
it t in m wiih ii'imnli'il. Tim poor nml
UNi'Mrlnyt'tl Uvd writi miffi'HiiK '
ORKOON, TJIVUKDAV, JANUARY 20, 1014.
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Mrs. Hubert Ooclel, one of n fmn
ily wliieli linn been fninoiiM in New
York nml IMillntlelpliin Miriely for
Iwo ccnenitioiis to env notlijnj; of
uttemptit to brenk into Hie most t'.
eluxive French r-twitty, Inw Ktirrcd
Moilv of these circle hv beginning
huU for tlivorec onanist lur bus.
bnml. Thuit romes t" IikIiI tliffi'r-
BUILT NEXT YEAR
WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 Secre
tnry of tho Navy Daniels today toll
tho houso naval committee that
President Wilson wants at least two
battleships next ear. The Jnpanes!
sltunllon, however, was not dis
cussed. Secretary Daniels thought the gov
ernment's naval policy should bo re
moved from politics. He said Amor
lea wus not participating In tho "mini
rlvnlry" by foreign nations for naval
superiority but ho urged n sufficient
Incroaso In war vessels to nt leat
maintain America's political rank ns
a naval power. Secretary Daniels did
not bcllovo tho powers would ngreo
to a "naval holiday,'' but thought nn
agreement for n limited building pro
SHOW AN ADVANCE
NEW YOHK, Jan. 'JO. Conflicting
prico movements marked tho open
ing of tho stock market today. Steel
nml Heatling weio lower, hut tho
Ilarrimau shares mlvaueetl. Kollou
ing tho tleelaralion of the first divi
dend on tho common stock since
1001, Pressed Steel Car advanced
14. Utah Copper mlvanced 1 ami
Canntlian Pacific 1U.. Later prieos
took a definite trend downward.
Steel broke below ll. Losses by most
of tho active shares wero limited to
fractious and bidding m of individ
ual stocks mtvo Ihu list us a wholo
an irregular appearance,
Honils wero irregular.
Tho market clo-i'il steady.
WAKIIINOTON, Jim. 20. A ilnu
llu iimendmcui to tho Hiiruoll-Dill
Ingham Immigration hill wns adopted
IliU iil'tiirimnii hv Dm Imiiiu Immigra
tion I'liinmlltfc. It ii'nlili') for tho
ili'imtliilloii of any mil', aliens nr
I'itln'iiN, inllig h llio limiiigiiitio1!
of iicMoitN, militant Miffiiixcllr In
clmli'il, li'iit'lilng lliv ttvftliiiilioii of
eneeH which, it it sitiil, mcmbcrH of
their hcIh knew nil nbottt for more
tlinu a year.. Should the ruse be
tried in public however, they el
dom tlo things like thnt in Newport,
where the suit wns filed it will
tlrnw lnr;;e audiences.
Ooi'li't is the son of Omlen Goelel,
who left him .:0,U00,000 in New
York real estate.
! TO DISRUPT
INDIANAPOLIS, Intl., Jan. 29.
So iolent ami iwrsistcnt were disor
ders at the United Mine-Workers'
convention hero today Hint it was
rumored private detectives luul se
cured admission nmong tho delegates
and wero trying to disrupt the orgnn-
It was said thirty of them wore.
present, that they were from a Pitts
liurg agency and Hint they hnd or
tiers to scire every opportunity to
start n commotion. Whether tho
rreports were true or not, it wns n
fact that uproar wns continually
breaking out ujon every iranginnble
Willi the roll-cnl! partly completed,
indications wero thnt the proposition
to iuorenso President White's salary
woulil ho losl, but ns there wero a
number of absentees nml consider
able time was lost in verifying lists
of deleuates entitled to vote, it seem
ed unlikely that the decision would
he announced before tomorrow.
President Samuel Oompers of the
American Kcderation of Labor nr-
rived at noon.
MACON, On., Jan. 20. Procedure
in Iho court presided over by United
Slntes Judge Kmery Speer of Geer
gia, charged with using Jlis office
unlawfully, was criticised by W. W.
Osborm, u Savannah lawyer, in tes
tifying here todnv before tho house
"In my opinion." find Osborne,
"Speer is corrupt judicially. Ho is
extremely partial, too. Cases tried
lairly m his court are exceptions."
RAKER ALIEN BILL
WASHINGTON, Jnn. 2. -At tho
persoiml ii'ipiest of Hccrelury of
Stall) Hrynii, llio lioipto immigration
commllli'ii imnlil Imluy tU'clliu'il In
Imlil bt'iirliiKx on I Iih linger ullcii bill,
It miis ilfi'liiml tlmt Hryiiu uxkcil
for llio MiMMiiiimi'iil In prevent ll
mivwul uf ih dupuu with JH
TO THE LETTER
State and Local Statutes Regarding
Saloons, Gambling and Immorality
Invoked Consolidation and Ellm
(nation of Officers.
Street Superintendent and City En
fllneer Combined Water Superin
tendent New Plumbing Inspector.
. Preliminary steps townrd a reor
ganization of the city ndministrntion
were taken ut nn executive setslon of
the city council Wednesday after
noon. The offices of street comraU
sioner and city engineer were con
solidated, the duties of plumbinc in
(tpeetor uddctl to those of tho wnter
superintendent, and the electric in
snector combined wiih building in-
xpector. Ijibor will be paid by tl.e
hour, instead of by the tiny, nmi
bids nsked for street sweeping liy
contract. Purchases of supplied
must bo upon retptisition appnncd
by the finance committee.
The citv recorder and treasurer
have been culled uon for sworn
statements of city accounts up to
Jnnunry 1, 10H, nml nrc expected
to submit same nt the next council
meeting. The chief or poMcc n
been onlered to enforce city nml
state laws to the letter regarding sa
loons, jramblinK and immoral house-.
Whether or not there will bo n
clean sweep of officers, ns generally
supHsed would be the chso ns the
result or the election, hus not been
decided upon, but it seems to be the
intention to pi slow t first nml give
incumbents n clinncc. The combina
tions made above effect n saving
only of two salaries, thnt of street
Miiierintcmlcnt and plumbing inspec
tor, making n snving of but $60 a
month. The chief of the firo depart
ment hns iieted ns building inspector.
Of course,. innyor nml council's sal
nries of $'223 are nlso snved.
The city well nt the pump-house,
the city's sole source of supply in
ense of accident to the gravity sys
tem, hns been pnrtinllv filled up by
manure nntl street sweeping. Coun
cilman Medynski has ordeied it
flushed out und cleaned and City Kn
gineer Arnspiger is drawing- plans for
n deep trench across Uenr" creek,
which will bo drained by tiling nntl
filled with sand nnd gravel, and used
ns n source of suoplv in ense of
emergency. The cost of the im
provements outlined is $1500, as
nguinst ns mnny thousnnd for an
other piHs line across Hear creek.
M1TCHEL SURE OF
SEW YORK, Jan. !9. Mayor
Mltchel was still confident today that
Colonol Gcorgo W. Goothals will bo
Sow York's next pollco commissioner,
despite reports that Goothals hal
wired his accoptanco of tho govern
ment's offer to mako him governor
for the Panama canal zono. It was
doclarod at Mltchel's office that tho
accoptanco by Goothals of tho gover
norship had nothing to do with tho
pollco commlsslonor8hlp. Tho Sow
York offer, It was ald. would bo ac
cepted by Goothals Just as soon as
cortotn conditions ho Imposed could
bo complied with.
TOMMY MURPHY TO
APPEAR IN VAUDEVILLE
SAS PHANCIBCO, Cal., Jan. 29.
llarlom Tommy Murphy who is sched
uled to meet Wllllo Illtchle, light
weight chumplon of tho world, In a
twonty round battle lmro oarly In
April, expected to leave for Heattle
luto today, whore ho will open a
theatrical viiKugoinunt, Mrs, Mur
phy ami their baby will accompany
Tommy, Murphy Is Kurnt4 four
weeks on (ho rosd. Thy khkuksmiuhI
will lake lilw to all llio lirr (KM
of Hut north wwt, iHcluttlug 'Stm,
Hcstllo, I'orllsmL riksuw w4 IM
FROM ICY WATERS
OF BEAR CREEK
Miss Annie O'Brien Discovered
Struggling In Midstream and res
cued by School Youth Htw Ike
Came In Creek Is Mystery.
Has Seen III Frem Nervm TrwW-t
and Under Decttr's Cart Urft:
Crowd on Iridie Cheers Reeevt.
Miss Annlo O'Drlen, age 21
a stenographer, living with nor :
cr at 517 South drape street was res
cued from Hear creek this morning,
by Harold Trowbridge, a high school
boy. How or why she plunged Into '
the creek the young lady could not ex
plain, physicians holding that she wns
In a scml-sommanbullstlc, or sleep
walking state, the Icy waters, how
ever, rousing her lagging mental fac
ulties. Miss O'llrlen was first discovered
by pedestrians crossing the BeaV
creek bridge, cllnglnr to a piling is
the creek where her skirt had caugat.
Tho alarm was given and B. O. TroW
brldgo of the Medford Iron Works,
through out a rope. Clinging to the
piling with one hand, and the rope
with the other, tho girl would let fee
of neither. Then Harold leaped from
the bank, waded to the piling, and
pulled Miss O'Brien ashore, while the
Upon being rescued Miss O'Brlea
was put In an automobile and maheft
to her home. She declared that she
did not realU,-hec'pesltIOR, cr have
any knowledge of her actions until
she found herself In tho creek, be
numbed by tho cold water.
The young lady has been suffering
from nervous trouble for some time,
and has been under the caro of a doc
tor. Sho formerly worked as a
stenographer for the forestry sorvlct.
holding tho position for a week,
when sickness compelled her retire
ment. A large crowd gathorcd on tho
bridgo to seo tho sight, many com
ments being made on tho backward
ness of citizens to jump Into tho
creek to effect a rescue.
Fears arc expressed that pneu
monia may set In from tho chill
caused by tho ten minute: stand ih
tho cold water. '
KLAMATH FALLS, Jnn. 20.
Thrco out of five of tho prizes award
ed by Field und Stream, n sporting
publication, for tho biggest rainbow
trout caught during tho season of
1013 wero won with fish enught in
Klamath waters. Announcement tu
this effect hns just been made. The
first prize went to u Montana angler,
the second, third, fourth nnd fifth
coming to Oregon. The Oregon win
Second prize, Mutide II. "ceil, 13
pounds; caught in Willtumson river,
Klamath hike, Or.
Third prize, II. W. Peterson, 12
pounds, r ounces; caught in 1'elic.nti
bey, Klamath lake, Oregon.
Fourth prize, C. E. arahnm, 12
pounds 5 ounces; caught iu Khunah
Fifth prize, IL W. Poole, 12
pounds length 30 inches, girth lCj
inches; caught iu Upier Klamath
course in college
8BATTLE, Wash., Jan. 28,TM
use of flat-Irons and brooms will a
taught tho women of the home MOM
inks department or the UnlvtrtHy M
Washington. l'refwtwr yJrty
Osborne today aniwvKM!. the mhv
feuture. The studs! will vU
knowMsu til Ike jkf U uf mMitest.
wiih a t4udy,f Uh Iwwirki hM.
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llghfljix MMU In ."h.Ini wttk
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