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Medford Mail Tribune
Fait Mnt.'.ll; Mln. 13.
MEDFORD. OUKCION, TliriiKDAV, AlAJiCII 0, 11)11.
Onllf ICtNtltll Tour.
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RESIDENT APPEALS FOR REPEAL CANAL TOLL EXEMPTION
REQ UES T IS BA SED
ON MORAL GROUNDS
Mr isnne Is Shortest But One on Rec
ord Galleries Jammed and Presi
dent Followed With Closest Atten
tion and Glvrn Applause.
Umlriwcoil Declines to Comment, and
Thinks Party Caucus Unlikely
WASHINGTON, March .". Ill"
iliu I" eongti. Tor repeal of li"
Pmiitmit canal logulutinu freeing
Ainorjean shipping fnim the ll Hi"
v ossein (if oilier nations will have lo
pay fur pasMigo thiniigh lUr big
ditch wiih icud liy Piesldenl Wilson
ill person liidnv t ii joint M""iiiii
of Imlli houses.
It wiii tlii shottc! message lh'
picsidcut Iiiih i' addressed to tin
lawmakers. It consisted of jut II"
words. wns tlm shortest in tin'
history "f presidential messages,
with tin' single exception nf tli' tariff
llllIIU' M'llt III till) IllWIIIIlklTH ll.V
The galleries were jimmied. Among
llm diplomats wuh Secretary of Stall'
Itiynii. Il nut next to German Am
luiMtnilor Count on HvritHtorff. Oc
casionally ho leaned forum d to wins
per mnilintsly to French Ambassador
,luscritud. Knglih AinliiHinl"r Sir
(Vi-il Spring-ltiec, however, na- iih
In tint president' unlli'ry were
MJNrt Mnigarct WiNiiii, Mr. Mull, a
white house guiM, ami Corporation
Coiuuiissiniier Dnvios urnl his uif'.
Tin' senators arri'il lull'. 1 1 wan
l'JillO before lliry were nmioiiiii'i'il.
Meanwhile President Wilfim had
been wailing i tin' speaker's loom,
IIU audience listened willi tin'
closest atti'titinii while lie was trail
ill);. Am ho finished, jiiht at l'JiIIII,
theio wiih mi outburst of appliuiM'
ami then a hnhldo of discussion.
ShiiI,i'I' Clark icfenod I lit message
to llic oouuucioo commission.
I'lllll'l MHIll OpHIM'S
CollglOHNIUIIII I'lllll'nVOUll, till) lll'lll-
oornlio llnor lender, ilri'lini'il to com
incut on tho address. I In hh id lie
thought a pails' caucus concerning
IIid ptONiili'iit'x request unlikely, niul
plainly imlli'itli'il I lint ho disagreed
with tin) chief executive. Cliairiuan
AlllllllSOIt, I'llllMCII IIS till' president's
spokesman in tho house to ili'lialo on
tho canal loll proposition, wns em
phatio In his approval of tho admin-i-ti
"I wns ph'MMfil with tho message,"
ho Hllill. "bci'llllHC It's tho sqUIIIC
thlii); at hiuiiii niul iihmnd. Tho
charge that worn suiTcndciing to
England is a damned lio. We'll now
loponl that ploco of insoality."
Tho inldrosN' IiihI sentence wiih
Kfiifrally finiHliloifil hit,'iiil'irunl. II
wiih taken iih a vfiletl ii'lVronco to
tho 'I'i'sI(1oiiI'k iu'kuiivlcili;fil tlrxiri!
to nci.'i'do to I'luKlnml'ri wlxhi'H rrln
tivo to fiinul toll iih a uifiuiH of In-
(Contlnuod on rnco 0)
LONDON, Mitri'h fi. -Their i-imih'h
thai tho lliitihh iivoniiiiciit rei'oii-f-iilcr
Iih ili'dhlou not to ho officially
ii'pi'fHi'iitfd ul tho San Krancihoo ox
poHllion wiih hniiileil lo I'remiur Ah
ipiilh today liy n I'oiumillfo ehoHeii
from iiinoiiK llni :I"i(I-im1iI memlioi'H of
(ho hoiiHii of fOimuoiiH who hIkiioiI
tho petit Ion IiihI evi'iiliiK'. Nearly all
llio IiIhIi nml hihor iiii'iiiIii'ih, half of
tho I'oiiHerviillvi'H mill nioro than nun
I lit i (1 of tint lllii'inla Huhni'tihi'd lo tlm
"LANGUAGE OF TREATY CAPABLE OF
BUT ONE INTERPRETATION, ANO THAT
INCLUDES EXEMPTION OF CANAL TOLLS"
CoiitloiiiDii n( C'oiiKreM:
I Imvo ioiiii) lo you on nn orrmul wlilrh rna lm wry lirlofly irformml.
Inil t Iiok von will mil iiicniiirc Dm Importune, lit tlm niunlior of ifiilcnruji
la whlfh I litlf It. No cotiiiiiiiiilriitloa Hint I hnvi iiililromunl lo coiiKriMi
linn inrrlfil with It a morn rhiw or fnr-n-nililaK linpllratloii to tlm lnUTCti
of tho fouiitr)', win! I roiiin now lo npi-nk uuiii a iimtlor with nwnnl to which
I ma clitirKnil lo a pofullnr iIokm-o, 1 tho coiiilltiitlou Itucir. willi piTHonnt
I foniii to ml: llii! ri'imnl of that provlHlon of llio I'niiamu rannl nrt nf
AiikuiI 21, III2. which fxniiiiln i'hhi'U i'iiKtt:'il In coiwtwltio trniln of
Aiuorlni from tho pay n( of toll ami to urKo mciii ou tho JimtlfH nml
wIk.1oiii ami luri'o Uvy or mii'h a n'pfiil with tho utmost pnnii'Htnoiiii of
whlrh I am inpuhlo In my own JuiIkuii'IH, inatiinly formril nftor cnrcful
coimlilcrntloii, I lmlltio that oxomptlon ronntllutin a iiiUtnkiiu fcotioiiilc
polli-y from iiwry point or low nml In, tmin-ovnr, In plnla fontrnvfiithm of
tho irimiy with (Jnmt llrltnln romoriiliiK tho tnnnl, iiiiirluiluil Nouiabnr
Hut I hnvi? not roiim hoforo you lo urco my pirnonnl vlw. I romo to
Rtnli to you n fait niul a iltuntlon. Wlmtcwir limy ho our own differ
ntiri'H of opinion coiiri'ruliiK thin inucli-deliated miniiiro. It mcnuliiR U not
ilolmtcil iiiiuIiIh of tlm Utillfil Htnto. KvirywhtTi' cIrh tho lanKuaga of
tho treaty Ir Klvt-n hut oim latorpretntloii, and Hint Interpretation Includes
tho pneiiiptlou I nui urUIiik you to repent. We ronieiitod to tho treaty; lt
latiKiinRn wo accepted, It we did not orlsinato It, nnd wo nro too big, too
powerful mid too Relf-reRpectliiR n nation to Interpret with too Rtralnod
or refined nmdliiK the wohIr of our own promUoH Jut becatuo t"o fiaw
power oiioiikIi to rIv iir leavo to rend them nn wo pleaio. The larRii
thliiK to do Ir tlm only thliiK wo enn nfford to do, and that U a voluntary
wlthdrnwiil from a poRltlon oserywhero cpicRtloned nnd mlundertood.
WiMiiiKht to mwrn our iictlon without rnUliiK tho queRtlon of whether wi
nrn rluht or wroiiK, nnd mi once mom deserve our reputntlon for KeiicroRlty
nnd redomptlou of every ohllxnlloti without iiiilhhlu or heRltntlou.
t .l 11. 1. nl ..ii lii aiiininrl nf lln. fiiri.lL'n millrv of Illv nillilllilMtntluil.
I tilmll nut know how to deal with other mattery of even Rrcntcr delcacl.'
. - I .. .1.... ii.mil It Irv til.. In mm iitnilliplri9
nun iiinrvr ci'uviiiuiuu n jum uuu
BY WHITE SLAVE
I'OltTI.AND, Ore., Mar. 6 Toll
Iiik a "lory of tho moat rovoltlm; and
hldeoiiR character over lUtoiied lo liy
tho federnl iiuthorltleH. Ileryl 1'n
tlenco Trait, who told Deputy Culled
Hlutim Attorimy llockman her Brand
father wim a hli;li official of Iho Mor
mon church, wim cared for hero today
whllo Nick l'loiiuiaH, n (Ireok, wa
lockea up on whllo iilnvery charKe
Tho clrl until her homo Ih In 1'rovo,
tltnh, and hecniiRO of Jier mother'R
poverty vim hnd koiio to work In a
reRtniirant at Halt l.nko City. Chime
Iiir to meet I'loiimus there, vim vayit
hho wiih led to marry hlni, tlm rero
hiony holiiR performed at ORden. Im
modlntoly. Mm until, her llfo ot Mhnmn
li.'Kiin. Kim decliirt'd that l'loiimnB
iitartml with her for rortlnnd, Btop
pliiki nt every vtiitlon wlmro thore
wuro (Ireok Inbororv and ronipelllni:
hur to Miibmll to loatlmomo ntrocltlea.
At l.a (Irnndo, OreRon, alio wna ros
filed by Jim locnl nuthnrltloH from n
Kroup ot rnllrond track laborers.
neckmun declare ho has imvor
heard or vuch depravity iih tlm girl's
story, told nlniont hysterically, Indi
cated, SENATE TO DEFEAT
WASHINGTON, Mar. 5. That,
tho woman's vuffniRO resolution
probably would bo defeated In tlm
Honato was admitted by Sonntor
TlmmuH, ono of Its Biipportors, this
POST'S TRAIN FIVE HOURS
AHEAD OF SCHEDULE TIME
KIMIHIitiY. Kim., Murdi 5. Five
lioui'ri ahead of Hh M'heduU'd time,
Iho Bpceial Irniii eiirryliie; CliarleH Y.
Pont to HoeheHler, Minn., nrilvi'd
1 1 n re at 'J o'olook IIiIh afleriioon. The
mow wiih ordered here lo make ev
ery effort In Rdt tlm Hpoeinl into
KiiiiHiiij Cily liy 8 o'clock thin even-iU'
i hini iv iu u mmd..wo"
ARMY OF HOBOES
FORCED TO MOVE
BY ARMED POLICE
OAKLAND. Cal Mar. C Tho
unemployed "army," numbering 600
men, which Mnrted from San Fran-cIki-o
Tuesday afternoon on n march
to WiiRhliiKtou and camped at Kmery-
llio. nu Oakland suburb, was started
on tho move to lllclimond In cars of
tlm street rallwny company this
mornliiK at 3 o'clock. When tlm
men awoko today they found thorn
selves surrounded by a cordon ot po
llco, deputy Bherlffs, and rlflomon
iiumberlUR more thau 200, nnd hnd
no choice but to obey tho order to
"Oenernl" Kelley, deinnndlul: that
lm bo arrested, was left behind with
his camp material nml tho ImgKaKO
ot tlm nrmy, tlm police not Riving
Iho unemployed inou tlnm to pack
Lathnpi, a lieutenant of pulley,
went In search of an attorney to
start Ifiinl proceedings to rolustalo
the army In Oakland.
Chief of I'ollco Petersen In nn
Interview with Kelley, told the lat
ter that lm must Ret out or lie would
bo "thrown out."
It Is said that about 250 nt the
nrmy Jumped from tlm iiiovIiik cars
after they left Kmoryvlllo and es
caped. tho'nrnileH nro camped at Kast
Hlclimoiul HolKbts. about four miles
from tho conter of the city, thU af
ternoon, Thoy nro surrounded by
nriuod pollcenion and deputies. Tho
armlos probably will bo ordered to
continue on their way tomorrow.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Mareli 5. -riuudo
AnileiHou, eahhier of the
Mercantile hank, wiih urreslcd today
on five KTiind jury indietinenlH,
fhni'KiiiK eiuheziilemeut, Rtund lar
oiuiy, fraudulent hreaeh of tnint,
mnkiii!,' 1'iiIho reporlH and leeeiviiiK
deposilH when he knew Iho hank wiih
liiHolveut. llu will be admitted to
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Minal uttntl; u l -i. IK we,, ta.l ns Inn a LniKgart and a teller of halt
iruilm, ami .m lit r fcjiu RcniT.ii y citeenuil In his own country.
The ultii' k it Vdiinnu I eiy iu In res ml to the vtutenientv uiado by him
In liN mitnliliv iwiu.ir.iuii, the Ucr.iun fleet at Manilla lu the SianUh
Americiii War i IMJS.
WOMAN CUT INTO
.STOCKTON. Ok, Mnreh '. Cul
into thirteen pieces und cowed in
RUiinyiiiekx, the body of K-ther
Crotrer, a white womnn of the demi
monde, who went to Holt Million i
week iiro mid was lnM m'iui mini:
Jinjj with Iho ChineM) of the delta
section, was itoiiud hixt ewuiiiK
Minkeii in TuippeiV hlouji, about a
mile and n half from tho liou-e of
Wall l'oii;, while he i believed to
huve been intirdoied.
Yen Zee, a Cliinoe luitlier, who-)'
hliop was loeitted in front of PdiirV
limine, U in jail mi' diinpieiou. Wall
Pong, the used Celitiul who, indue
ed the Crotxer woman to come to
Holt, has been ui.v8teiioiir.ly micsiii:
since tho duy she was hist neon alive.
Hloodhtnin-i wire found on the wall
and flour in one corner of Zee's simp.
The fiotzci' woman had a mother,
brother and sNIer lilu in flniss
SEATTLE WILL TRY
SKATTI.K, Wash., March ."i. - Se
attlo iippent'n likely ithiii a year to
lm the next citv, and the liii'Kf-d, to
adopt the city inaniiRor form of rov
ernnient. KxpressioiiH ohtuined to
day from tho fifteen freilmldeit.
elect ed Tuesday t friinio n new
chiiltei' for the city indicates a de
cided majority in favor of the cily
muuiiRvr plan. William lliekiimu
Moore, fiumer mayor, who received
tlm largest vole minim; the fifteen,
mid who is likely to lm eliiilimiiu of
the lioiiul, Ih nil nilvociilu of tlili, syn
tun of muuivlpul yovvrumuiit.
WASHINGTON, March 5. The
oMslenee of n bi' iiiterloekinj; or
ganization of Minuesotn j;rnin ele
vator owners, conuiiWsioii inereluints
hud millers was charged today by
Attorney lleujiiiniii Drake of the
Kipiity Co-uperalivo e.eliane, Min-nc!ioi-i,
a witness hefovo the house
Tho elevator propiietors, he as
serted, own more than half the coin
niission hoiisiw which supjmsedly
represent the formers. Ho told the
committee that the orKiiniintloii con
trols the situation so effectively that
there is no competition in the. j;rniii
linyiiiK hus'uess in the territory trib
uturv to Minneapolis.
MISS WILSON FALLS
AND INJURES SELF
WASHINGTON, March Ji.OwiiiR
to the effects of the slight Injury she
suffered from a fall on one of the
white house polished iloors, Mrs.
Wilson is unable to ho In Iho presi
dential nailery in the Jmiise, or rep
resentatives today when her husband
read his message to congress. The
ligaments of ouo foot were strained.
It was slated, however, that the pa
tient would ho out in a few days.
ALL ALASKA SHAKEN
BUT DAMAGE SLIGHT
FA1IM1ANKS, Alaska, March fi.-
Itcpoits from interior points today
Indicated that Tuesday night's earth
ipiiiko wiih felt throughout neatly the
whole of Alaska. So far ns could
bo learned there was no damage
UNDER CONTROL 0
Mexican Government Hastens to Ac.
cept Invitation Sent Out liy Oueen
Wilhclmlna for Conference Next
Untied States Merely Initiated Move
ment and Mexico Happened to Be
Included in Invitations.
MEXICO CITY. March .V-With-ont
nu nccoiiipmiying word of com
ment or explanation the foreign of
fice today issued the following- state
"The Mexican government has nc
centctl the invitation of the nresi-
dent of the Tailed States lo reach
nn agreement in rcrnrd to the prc-
litniiniries for a pence conference i
next year at The Hague."
Iloth Ini.ed State- Chart'c ilAI-
fnires O'Sliaiu-hacssy mid Mexican
officials refused to dUctiM the an
nouncement. Sent by Wilhclmlna
WARMIN'OTON. March .V Presi
dent Ilucrtn's invitation to partici
pate in a pence conterence came
from the Queen of Holland, it was
discovered this nfternoon. AH thti
Pnitoil States lniil to do with it Wllr)
to initiate the movement "for another
conference. In giving out her invi
tations Wilhelmiuii included Mexico.
WASHINGTON, .March 5. Presi
dential. Private Secretary Tumulty
said frankly today that ho h:d no
idea what tho Mexican government
meant by U announcement that it
had accepted an invitation from
Washington to take mrt in peace
conference. It was tho first he had
heard of it, he declared.
Soft l'eilul Still On
The administration wns still firmly
soft-K'daliiig Mexican debate in cou-
gress, but how long it could continue
to do so was doubtful. Senator Fall
of New Mexico and other lawmnkers
who favor intervention were known
to he preparing for nn attack on the
president's policy and it was not easy
to sec how they could lm kept much
looser in cheek.
In fact, Senator Fall announced
that he would speak Saturday on n
resolution demanding information
from the president concerning the
steps taken to protect Americans in
At the state department it was in
timated that tho administration in
tended to ignore the fiery utterances
of Governor Colquitt of leans.
PROVES TO BE FIASCO
MCXICO CITY, Mar. C Yestor
dny'8 naval battle at Topolobampo
between tho gunboats Taniplco, with
a rebol crew ana Morelos uud Guer
rero, manned by Federals, proved a
fiasco. Tho shooting was dqno ut
tremendously long range, with Tani
plco Inside and tho Mqrelo aud Quor
roro outside the harbor, not n bull's
oyo wag scorod and after 30 mfnutos
firing tho two Fedoral craft steered
oft Into tho (hilt ot California.
DF.NVF.lt, Colo., March 5.Their
investigation in the strike iu tlm Col
orado coal fields, completed, the
members of the congressional com
mittee of inquiry arrived hero today
from Walsenburg. They would not
givu out any conclusions pending the
preparation of their foiinal repoit,
The paily expected to leave for tho
cast Sunday nlaM r Monday muni-ik'.
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MRS. J01LY WARD
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Mm. John Ward Is ono of tho drypolnt
etchings of tho well known French
nrtlat, Mr. Adrlcn Ktlenne. Mrs. Ward,
formerly Miss Jean T. Itcld. Is tho only
daughter of the Into AmbaRador to
Great Britain and Mrs. Whltelavv Held.
Her husband Li n brother of the Earl of
Dudley. Hbo was married In Loudon
on Juno 23, 1003.
CASE AT ONCE
EIj PASO, Tex-., March .".- Geuer
nl Cnrriuizn'ft Ilcntou case investiga
tion committee wns arranging the
preliminaries of itn work at Juarei'.
today. Tlierti seemed likely to he
considerable tune lost, however, most
of the members of the court martini
which tried the Englishman, ns well
us most of tlm other witnesses being
scattered at various nrmy outposts,
so that it will be difficult to get them
The Miinu comiiiislvn was sched
uled to look into the case of Uustnv
Hntich, the Gerinati-Americmi, ulm,
following his arresf nt Juarez, charg
ed wiih being a federal spy, disap
peared and has siueo been repealed
Iv rumored lo have died facing a
rebel firing squad, desplto Genoral
Villa's ussei lions that ho had been
released. It was not known whether
the llenton or the lkiuch case would
bo taken up first.
Seventy minor officer, of the civil
branch of Cnrrnnzu's government ar
rived at Juiivez last night with it car
load of records nnd established head
quarters nt, the y.iwt out house. The
cabinet, iu;liipaniedby mi escort of
'JOOO soldiers-, "wan due to leave 'og
ak's for Jipuez to(hy
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FROM INCOME TAXES
WASHINGTON, Mar. 6. iHtamat
revenuo collectors reported by 'tele
graph today to the treasury depart
inent. Their report) Indleated that
tho rovenuo derived frOHi hmxV
taxes for ten months, lu 19)3, hstli z
or with tlm rorprtk)H 1, mmhh4
total u little Iw tbH fl9ft,9),. '