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Medford Mail Tribune
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SECOND
EDITION
WEATHER
Vnr ttixlit ami Huturfay
Max. 0.1 j Mln. JW.
rorlyllilril Tr.
ll.llvICIirlilli Year.
MEDFORD, OIMWON, BATl'MMY, MAKCH 7, 1011.
NO. 297
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BOURNE DECLINES 10 BE
FORMER
SENATOR
FOR FEDERAL 1 TO HIGHWAYS INSTEAD
OF SEEKING NOMINATION AT PRIMARIES
WnshingHui, l. '., Mm i'li ".
(Icoigc I'liliiuiii, Mcilfin il, On.;
Willi ili'fi tcgict I feci obliged to mi ini'i' Hint I "hull n,,t
ln a enmlidiilo in tlm ii'iiililli'iin iriiiiiny Tor Hut I'nilcd Stale
scunlniial noiiiiiiiilinii. Iir u .vi'nr I Imvn vnliiuliirily mid glndly
sci veil without pcnsullnu ns clmliiimn of two joint emigres
hi. nut umittccs, hud mi federal nlil to good "ls '""I "'" """'r
mi niilwnv until pay uml t nd-dnss postage. II wiih linn-t! that
tin- worli or these committees would Im completed h tin' :M of Hum
mouth. Tin' magnitude, iniortiiii md Icchulcnlily of tin- sub
jects Imvn necessitated rut- iiinni thiiiilhe ami elaborate study
tliaii originally nullclpiitcd. Cnugies liin J"-' extended tin- lift',
personnel iiiul iMiwri'nl thee committees until tin' t ir I) m
lior,
Having already ili'voli'il n .vein' time, to IliU work-, I fed it my
ilut uml pleasure In iltimit uml devote an tmii'li limn of my lime
nud t'JTorlH in helping to solve these problems iih may In.' necessary.
This decision picvents my returning homo to Otcgnn before
M.tv 1.1.
In the Im-t ft'W weeks I linvi' received iimity letters tirtnK
mt' o become a t'umlliliili', Iml nmtl writer indicated llntt Hicy
llmught i necessary for nm to ri'liiui to Oregon liy Mari'li 10 ami
main an active speaking campaign over llu' Mult' to insure tint
iimiiiiiiition. In Justice to these friend ami supporters, ami I"'
cause of tln impossibility of my complying with their inlvlff,
because of my duties here, I desire to oxprcs my iipiircciatlon or
tlmlr eout'idruco in inv integrity nml ability.
My regret is that I cannot go into tlm iriniiiry contest, ami
my Iuk Is that hy remaining hero I may contribute, even if only
to a small degiee, in tin- solution of problems ami tin fiiitfliiit'iit
of legislation which will ho of benefit In our mttiomil ami slnlo
general welfare. JONATHAN IIOl'UNi:. JH.
"I. ! JT
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S.U'IUMI'NTO, Cat, Mitr 7. -Walking
Into tlm Onk I'nrk tiritncli
ot Ilin Sacramento Itnuk, n loau ban
till, Itt'itvll)' ariiH'il nml uiimnitki'il,
ht'lil up Cnshlur Oordon Culver to
ility nml eneiipod with ntiuut f'JOOO In
cash. Tlio robbery, otio of tlm bold
iht In itm history of Onk I'nrk. wns
pulli'il off iturliiK Hut noon hour.
Culver wns busily engaged on ItU
hnokH when hn wiih startled hy tlm
eontioiiiid of tho desperado, "Ilnuds
upl" Ho lookeil lip am foil nil him
nelf confronted hy an UunuiMked m:tn
hnldlui: it liUttil of largo rnUher
within it few Inclien of IiIh honil,
Culver wits forceil Into a tollot
room iiinl relieved of IiIh keys.
Thn rohher then rushed hnrk Into
tho hunk, Ht'0(tifi up nil tint money
ho roiihl Iny IiIh IuiiuIh on ami illi
iilipeitreil. Tho mini, evhleutly nwnro or tho
fnrt Hint tho tity win unprotectml
hy pollro horoiino of tho nrrlvnl of
the uutimplo)eil nriiiy, look inlviint
iiko of thU fitt-l nml ilitl IiIh Joh with
iietttueHM nml ilciputdi.
All of tho rlty mm rotinty pein'o
offlcera were In conforonro at tho
county court Iiouho iIUciihhIuk thi
prohlem or ilenllnu with tho IiiviihIoii.
Hherlff Alturit nml tlotoctlvcH wort)
hurried to tho Krone.
NOT GUILTY, PLEA
OF PARKER WHITNEY
SAN FIIANCIKCO, Cnl., Mnrcli 7.
"Not guilty," wiih the plea entered
heforo Unlluil Slatrri Juilh'e Doolliih'
hero toility hy J. Parker Whitney,
millionaire elulunaii ami rancher, no
eiiHcil of viiilnliiiK the Mann while
hIiivo noli iih u result of i'Iiiii;on
preferrcil hy Alrn. flemivievo llau-liini-lliiriTs.
A motion hv ilefcUNo
attorueyH for iliiuulxHiil on the
Krouiiil thai the imlieliueut wiih un
derlain veKitriliii),' tlm inetlioil of
IriiuHporlnliou iim'tl wiih overruled hy
tlm court. The eumi wiih put over
lor two weeks when a trial ilalo will
lie set.
Mih. llauiiiiii-llurrlH was not in
eourt loiluy, hut United Hlutcs Dis
1 1 id Alloruey I'reslou promised In
have Iter (m liiiiul when Hie tiiul
fcdil'U'il,
ION
BANDIT
ROBS
SACRAMENTO BANK
OF 2000 AT NOON
CONTINUES
WORK
T
UP TO PLAY
XKW YOltIC, March 7. Time
more lug leiiKiie lnf.ehull players
weie Mciicil up Iioro today hy the
IVderal league. The de-erters from
oiviinir.ed hasehiill wcte Mike Dool
n u, shortstop for the Philadelphia
NotionuU Inst sciison; Sieve Kvnm
of the St. I.011U Cai'nals nml Vin
cent Cuuiphell cf the Hoslon llrnves,
all National league platfcrs.
Kl'forts of the outlaw orpiiilrultou
to sIkii up Tiis Speaker and Sam
Crawfotd, two Amerieiiu len;ue
slats, failed, llau II. Johnson, pres
ident of the Atiiei it'ini lenmie, ndinit
led this at'tetnoou Hint the IVderals
would have a chance to live had the
signed Speaker uml t'ntwford.
PicMilfiit (lilnmro of Ihe Federal
league this tuorniuj; moved his or
Kiiui.atiou'H hemlipuiitcrH to the
Waldorf- Aslorln, the headouaiterH
of Ihe Aineiiciiu uml National
leagues.
Marly announccuicut of tint sale of
Ihe ChieiiKO Cnlw was expected. Il
was said Unit Chailcs P. Tall, wjth
John K. Tener, president of the Nit
tiiiual league, Ims the disposition of
tho eluh. It is said Tuft wants
.t(i(ll),mm for the Cnlis.
LOCAL FIRE PATROLS
IN STATE ORGANIZATION
I'OHTIiANI), Ore, Mnr. 7. Mom
horB of locnl flro imtrola woro todny
nilmlttiHl Into tho moinherBlilii of tho
OrcKon Forest Flro nBiioelntlon, which
huKnn Kb meotltiK this morning in
tho Imiiorhtl Hotel. Tho nilinUHlon
wiih nceomiillHheil hy moniiH of nn
muonilinoiit to tho hy-htwH which
wiih mloitoil unnnlmouHly,
Preshtent O, C llrlBL'H niiilouncod
thut tho chniiKo wna niitilo to aocuro
wider co-oporntlon hetweeu tint
local HHBoclutloitH and tho Htnto an.
Hoclutlon. Tho jinyiitonl of a bIiikIo
fuo will keep luoiuhurB lit kooiI stuml
litK In hoth,
Mr. HrlKKS roportod thnt feellim
hutwooit tlmhermeu and tho foreBlr)'
ileiutrtmont Is much wanner hecnuxo
of tho flro prevention 'lnoumiroH put
Into force hy tho Kiivernnient. A
humpiet IouIhIiI will clone tho nioot-llitf,
HREE BIG LEAGUERS
SIGN
WTH
OUTLAWS
A CANDIDATE
Joiiuilian
.W.W.L
HELD FOR TRIAL ON
CHARGE OF RIOTING
Ni:V YOHK, March 7. Frank
Taiini'iihnum, leader of Ihe throne of
unemployed who invaded St. Alplmu
siis church Wednesday evening, was
held to (he grand jury loday in
f'oOO hail, cliiirp't! wiih riotiti(.'. Two
of his followers were sentenced to a
month's imprisonment each, and the
trials of more of them were still in
progress In .lofferson Market police
court. The defendants were dninj: all
they could to prolong the proceed
inj;s in order to hamper the court its
much as possihle.
Ah a pfolest ii;niiitt the imprison
ment of the iiuemplo'cd, 11 monster
meeting of Industrial Workers of Ihe
Wot Id was planned for this after
noon in I'liion Square.
The police lust nihl took it stcun
graphic ti'cord of Ihe speeches made
tit 11 pitheriuK in ItutcerM sijiiaie. Tho
following was a mi funic.
"Mu.Mir Mllehel is a hellhop. lie
has not enough hrains o cover it pin
point. Morgan and the test tell him
wlutt to do ami he jumps to do It
when Ihe hell tings,"
Tint meeting wits oidetly, however,
ami no arresU weie made, l.jiioolu
Sleffeus, Carlo Tresea, KlixnlicHi
FI.Miit nml Alexander llerkuinu were
iiiuoug- the speakers.
WHOLE MARKET
NKW YOIMC, March 7. -t'ontiu-tied
weakness was tdmwn in St. Putil
Imlnv nn 'u resnlt of thn inmroitcr
tunnipuhttioii nlleged hy the inter
state ennunereo eoinmission. After
the stock hud declined P.'i Il-Ti. how
ever, it rdllied I. l.nler it made 11
full recovery.
Tho whole market was under heavy
pressure uiitl mos of the uetive is
sues were off from 1 to '2 points,
Heforo Hut close other shares mount
ed ftoin n fracliou to 11, ahovo yes
terday's close.
Ponds were irregular.
The market closed weak.
DENY ENGAGEMENT OF
MISS ELEANOR WJLSON
WASIIl'NdTON, 1). CiMurch ?.
Through her hoeinl secretory, Miss
Hello Hanger, Mrs, W'ondrow Wilson,
wife of the president, denied today
n icpott that MIsh Klenuor Wilson
wits engaged lo Seerelnry of Ihe
TrcuMiry William 0, McAdoo,
EADER
FOR SENATE! SHOT,
lUMiriio, Jr.
CHOICE OF REFEREE
FOR RITCHIE FIGHT
ClUCAdO, M.irrh ".- The s(tiah
hie over 11 referee tor the Willie
Ititchie-Ad Wolga-t ten-rniiud limit
to ho staged in Milwaukee next
Thursday evening, wits slill on today.
The champion ftl nuuomieed Hint
there would he no ltslit if Promoter
Tom S. Andrews ui-MimI that Harry
Stout, the chili's official lefcree,
acted. Kitchic's stand is caused hy
criticism heaped iimii Stout follow
ing the Wliite-WVilk'nst affair and the
Wolgiist-Itivers clu-li. Ititehie aud
his miinager kiiv Stout is "too friend
ly to Wolgast."
"I do not know of any other li
censed referee in Wisconsin," said
Andrews, "who i- cnKihlo of hand
ling such a hiir ci-nt e.sceot Sloul.
The law provide- that a Wisconsin
mini must oflicmte. The hosing com
missioners have informed me that
there is no chance for the "ranting
of n special license for this match.
Ititehie will have 10 choose between
Sloul, (leorge Ihiiiv and Dan Hyde.
Wolgtlsl does not care who referees."
Kilehie was nc.ir the leipiired Kl.'t
liouuds todav and apnenred to he in
splendid condition. His weight wits
nhoiit ' KI7 pounds and he still had
five days in which to tuke off Hie
e.'ces.s poundage.
E,
DELAYED BY APPEAL
I.OS ANi:i.i:3, Cnl., Mnr. 7.
No ilnto hits heeit sot for tho notion
of tho appellate court upon tho nu
pent of tho cnno of Hnlph Farlsj,
tho Southern Purine bandtt-intir-doror,
nccordlttt; to announcement,
hero today. Fnrlss' execution wn
not for Mnrcli 0, hut It was delayed
automntlcnlly when his attorneys ap
pealed iminedlutely after tho pass
ing of sentence. Farias, who Is In
tho San Quoutiu penitentiary, shot
nud killed Horace K. Montague on
a train which ho hold up near Kl
Monto.
BLOODHOUNDS TRAILING
WEED MURDERER
WF.F.D, Cnl., Mnrcli 7. Hlood
hounds today were truilini' Thomas
Sklivas, who yestetday shot and
killed Dennis Trousosa hero lifter
woiiudiug Hie hitter's luother, doliu
Trousoss, Sklivas nud tho dead
itiitti were cuiibiiiK.
SQUABBLE
WIIMUUI IKIAL
BY BODY GUARD
Constitutionalist Officer Asserts
Englishman Was Shot While En
gnned in Argument With Villa and
Body Destroyed to Hide Crime.
Carranza Knows Facts and When
Report Is Made Will Inflict Sum
mary Punishment Upon Scapegoats
nOCOLAS, Arl., Mnr. 7. Wll
llnm Ileiitou was shot to death In
(lonera! Villa's office hy ono of hU
hoit)giiarl, without tho forntntlty of
nu nrreit or trlnl heforo a court mar
tial, according to tho statement nt
Agun Prlctn todny of a constltu
tlouallst officer who was at Juarez
when tho Denton affair occurred
The officer further stated that
transcript! of all testimony of de
fendants before Mexican court mar
tinis must bo signed and scaled by
the witness. Ho asserted that testi
mony purporting to have been given
before a court martial by Denton docs
not bear his signature and was writ
ten by a conktlttttlonallst officer af
ter Denton was killed.
According to the story the offi
cer told, Denton was shot while en
gaged In n heated argument with the
rebol Wader. The guard who fire
the shot believed his act would win
him promotion. The body was then
destroyed, ho said, to hide the crime.
It Is reported there that the tran
script of testimony In question Is
now In the hands of Carranza's com
mission at Juarez. Carranza, It is
said, knows the facts in the case and
when bis commission reports will In
flict summary punishment,- upon
persons to be selected as scapegoats"
for thovo responsible for the killing
of Denton.
DROWN TRIAL GOES
OAKLAND, Ceil., March 7. With
the resumption Tuesday of the trial
of Mr. Millie Drown, neeused of
murdering her lnisbnnd, Archer
Drown, it wns understood today that
more evidence would he offered it
support of the defense's plea Hint the
prisoner was nientiilly irresponsible
at the time the shooting occurred.
The witnesses on the stand late
yesterday all told of her eeeontriei
Iies and, despite the prosecution's ef
forts on oros-examituitions, Mrs.
Drown's counsel expressed confi
dence (hat no jury would convict n
woman whom so many agreed wiih
unbalanced.
At the session's conclusion 11 three
days' recess was taken.
COMPLETE PROBE OF
COLORADO COAL STRIKE
DENVER, Colo., March 7. The
congressional investigators of Col
orado's mine- strike completed todny
their preparations to leave for the
east in the morning. As a supple
ment to their inquiry tit the eonl
fields, the committeemen had Adju
taut General Cltnso before them to
day, got some ndditional infonna
tio'u from ex-Sheriff Cnpp of llotil
der e-oiiiity, and henrd 11 few wit
nesses relative to strike conditions in
the north.
RENO PLANS GREETING
OF
11KNO, NEV., Murt'li 7. Authori
ties of Heuo nud Sparks met here
this afternoon to consider ways of
liundliitir tho unemployed army now
ut Sacramento, reported headed this
way, en roulo to bhingtou. It
was believed the officials would givo
the men it meal or two hero and then
send them on to Otjdeti, Utah, in box
cur.
ENJOIN COLLECTION
OF TAX PENALTIES
UNDER NEW LAW
PORTLAND, Ore., Mar. 7.
Following Shorlff Word's
" refusal to accept a tender of
1278.10, representing stnto
S and school taxes for 1013 and -
city taxes for 1011, Itogcr
Blnnott filed suit to enjoin 4
County Treasurer Lewis from
proceeding lo collect taxes
under tho 1313 act and par-
tlculnrly to restrain him
from collecting a penalty on
second half payments that are
-t not made before March .11.
4- Judge McOInn, after consult-
Ing tho history of the tax law,
Issued a temporary Injuiic-
tlon. He found that whllo
the legislature had pasted
4 law It had not been ratified
by the people ns the constltu-
tlon directs.
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SAYS DETECTIVE
SACHAMENTO, Cnf., March 7.-
Sncromcuto police and Sacramento
county sntervisors are at odds to
dav ns to whether the city or the
county shall provide for the 'JoOO
members of the unemployed nrmy
which landed here from San Fran
cisco last night and curly today.
William Thorn's faction, fiOO
strong, the first: to .nrrive, had. n
scanty stiptcr Inst night of "left
overs," the city offteiuU stoutly re
Ytising to' render aid a?id 'the 'county
officials offering nothing but dep
uty sheriffs to keep order.
City Commisioner E. J. Cnrrag
lier declared that he did not see why
Sacramento should be mndc the
dumping ground, and believes it tut
fair for the city to ship the men to
some other point. Carragltcr has
suggested that if shipped at nil, the
men be sent back to San Krueniseo.
The unity is camped in n five-acre
lot adjoining the Southern Pacific
depot. SCost of them slept on the
sand last utght with scant covering.
ns their carload of bnggnge, consist
ing of blankets, tents, etc., failed to
nrnve.
There is good order nt the camp
so fnr today.
TO
SAN DIEGO. Cnl., Mnr. 7. Scott
Palmer, theatrical manager, shot
yesterday whllo in his apartment!
with Clulro Dowd, probably will re
cover, bis physicians said today. Miss
Dowd, who has been detained by tli3
police was still In tho city prison to
day, but Chief Wilson said she
would bo released ns soon as Pal
mer's recovery was certain. Palmer
'declares the shooting was nn acci
dent. Tho affair hag been tho means
of bringing togethor Palmor and hts
wife, from whom ho got an Interlo
ctttory decree of divorce thrco weeks
ago on a desertion charge
TEN THOUSAND GREET
PHILADELPHIA, Mureh 7. Two
thousand persons greeted President
Wilson when ho arrived here nt 1:05
o'clock this afternoon. Ho went
from the station to tho oculist who
examined his eyes oneo overy year.
JACK'S TENDERLOIN
RESTAURANT CLOSED
NEW YOHK, Mureh 7. Jack's,
the tenderloin's most famous restitu
rant, was closed from 1 until ." a.
m. today for tho first tune in twenty-five
years. Mayor Mitcliel ro
voked its all-night license its a re
sult of 11 fight incidental to the ex
pulsion of three college e-tudciits
Thursday night by tho establish
meat's widely known "flying wediju"
of waiter.
HBO
AND ROOKS
COMPRISE
ARMIES
540.000 THEFTS
FROMPOW
DRY GOODS Fll
Fleishrrer, Mayer L Co. Have Em
ployes Arrested for Series of
Stock Losses Extending Through
Two Years Others Implicated.
Sheets, Towels, Furnishings and Dry
Goods of Every Kind In Lwt
Several Employes Confess.
I'OItTLAND, Or., March 7.
Wholesale thefts nmountiii'j tp near
ly .f 10,000 from Fleishncr, Mayer &
Co., covering n period of two years,
utienrtlied here by Constable Wein
berger, led to the arrest early today
of A. Howard, for thirty years chief
stockman for the company, and
Harry Estcs, nn employe of ten
year' standing, on charges of lar
ceny. With tliMii were nrrested half
n dozen second-hand dealers nnd the
proprietor of n lodging house, charg
ed with receiving stolen property.
Howard is in jnit today tit default
of 5000 bonds, but Estcs secured
bail and is nt liberty. Some of the
others have also given bail. E. L.
Settle of Oakland, Or., is to be nr
rested today on charges of receiving
stolen goods, nn officer having
stnrted after him with a search war
rant. It is nlleged that sheets, towels,
general house furnishings and goods
of almost every kind nre included in
the loot, much of which has been
identified.
" It !is alleged that Several of those
concerned mvo confessed, though
Howard maintain? his; jnnocenec.,,, f
The management of the storo would
not believe until the arrests actually
were made Hint' their trusted em
ployes were guilty of the thefts, al
though they hud asked the authori
ties to detect Hie looters.
HUERTA PLANS 10
MAKE MONEY TO
SUPPLY SHORTAGE
MEXICO CITY, March 7. Money
being scarce, President Hticrta was
planning today to miiuufuettiro somu
of his own. His idea was to do it
through the creation of n government
bunk, which wns to issue immediate
ly 400,000,000 pesos, or about fJOO,
000,000 of fiat currency. The de
cree creating tho bank was ready and
twaited only formal publication.
MEXICO CITY, March T.Presi
dent Hucrtn'd resignation was re
ported imminent today, It was said
ho would start immediately after
ward for Torreou to assume the fed
eral field command. His plan was
understood to be to let the United
States and England ngreo on his suc
cessor. Then, if Iltterta crushed tho
rebels,, the uev, president would ask
recognition of his government.
FEAR 18 PERISH
IN STEAMER WRECK
NEW YORK, Mar. 7. With the
loss of the freight steamship Charle
.magno ower Junior, off Darnegat
early today It was feared eighteen
members of tho vessel's crew lest
their lives.
Four woro saved,
"Wheu they got a shoro," said M.
L, Gilbert, ageut tor the SoutltWB
Steamship company, who saw the
rescue by a llfo saving crew, "they
said tho other eighteen frak tk
frolghtor were In a lifeboat off share
but could not run In oa amuit (
(ho surf,
"After that nothing was )iMr4
from them. I hope they are sitH i
tltolr boat off shore but If they Mrt4
to land the boat may Stay ttMHi,
swamped aud the ttt drewM,'1
.