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Medford Mail Tribune
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MEDFORD. OKI'XJON, TlTKKIMY, MARCH .10, 191 J.
ALASKA BILL READY FOR WILSON TO SIGN
VOTE 42 TO 11
Srnato Passes Alaskan Railroad
Measure as Amended hy Confer
rnrc Coiimiiltrr Dill Is Savaurly
Denounced liy Cummins o( Iowa.
Claims Bill a Fine Thlnji for Private
Lines Ownlnn Terminals Plltmnn
Says Point Not Well Taken.
WASHINGTON, .NOir.li HI The
ht'iut t passed IhU itfli'tiniuu (In
Alnku niilioud liill iim nmeiiilcil by
tlit confluence committee. Tho lull
in turn ttwil.v JTtr I'luHhtuiit WiImhi'h
NlailllllltK. Tim vote mi (In' lull nIimhI
I'J I tir in 17 HKiiiiml.
Hitter denunciation of Hie AlanKii
ruiltond dill n Hiiii'inliil liv III' xi'ii
hIi mill Iiiiiiki' conferees was voiced
fioin I tit Hour of tin' somite this it r
tciuoou liy Senator ('llllllllllIM nf
"Ah (Ih lilll now MnwW said
Cummins, "lln government t'oiilil mily
Imilil liilmiil from present terminals
of privately owned lines, unit iih ii
n-iilt I lit- jm eminent lines lire tit
lain to Iih nt tin1 iiiiti'v of private
linoM for lidcwnlor terminals. Tlir
liill Is a totality linn Ilium for the
private linos, because they would in
sist on mi enormous profit if tin
Movornmciit over desired to tnko
"I urn oppoxi'il to I ho governiiiont'H
entry into the Alaskan railroad itu
iilioii iiiittvsH it owns ii riiilroml from
tin m'u to interior points."
Souutor Ki'V I'iltiiinii Mini Senator
Cummin' point wiih not well taken.
"Tln eonfciciieo report," In Mini,
"proiiili'il 1 1 tn t tin government inii-t
Imilil or iii'iiuiri ii continuous mil
rnml I'miii tin1 const to tile intriior
"I witii t to hiiy lluit I btlicvo wo
i'iiii tniNt the ordinary business jmlk'
mi'iil of (he president without Imilil
Ollflillg linn." ,
WAKIIIKOTO.V, I). C, Mnich 10.
The finihliiin; timclicH weie imt to
the timlo eouiiiiihoii hilt tmln.x h.v
tho Iioiimi) eoniiiieii'it eoiiiinittee,
Cliniililiin AilniiiMiii wan e.xpeeteil o
pvo out (he text of lint hill Inter in
the iifleuioo;i. Hi'iiriiiK' on the mil
i nail Mvniily i ciilal ion hill piohnlily
will I'oiietinlo this nfleinoon.
The timlo eotiiniibNion hill in ex
pt'c Icil to priiviiln tin re eommi'Oiiiii
ers nt NiiliuieN of .f 10,0110 annimllv,
itli juiihilietiim over Iiiiku coipoiH'
tioiiH nml ilihcrelioimry mithoiil.v
over Nintiller cnrporiitiniw. Hk in
ipiinitorlnl powern, liowever, will he
Tli ii Iioiihu jnilicinry eointnitloe was
liusy tnilny reilrnftiii" three tentative
hillx nini'iiilliiK (hn Sherinaii law. Thu
hill ilefiuiii iiionopolicH nml trmle
ii'hlniintx may he ilmppcil, iih 1'ich!
ileal YVilHon favorn a inoilificnlion of
the rigorous piohiliition of interlock
iiiK ilircctorntcH, Thu hiihliiiK com
piiuifH' hill will ho ilestancil to affect
only thoHii which, hy a "commiinit.v
of iiitcrcHlH," ii'Milt in mi aetiinl or
piileiilial icHtraiut of trmlc,
I'rOHiileiit WilHou Iiiih nppioveil the
IrailcH lelatioim hill piohihillii price
fixing nml c.xcliiHiwi hiiIch prncticcH,
SENATE TO ACT TODAY
ON ALASKAN BILL
WAHIIINUTON, Mnr. 10. Final
uctlnii on llio i'iiiirori)iicn AIiihIiu mil
mail hill wiih nxiui'tnil when tho
MHiiitn ciinvonttil thin afternoon, Tliu
hniiHii iilrcnily Iiiih I'linriiinml dm run
feieiit'e report Tim Huiiiito (iilinot
iiinmn! tho hill hut muut ullhci' np
provu ur reject It u It iluuilii,
CLEMENTE VEnOAnA, WHOSE BODY WAS STOLEN
FROM ITS GRAV E AND TAKEN ACROSS BORDER
ftrF " 'mIssssm' JlL& E! 91 IHIrh1 Ajflkt ' JBmL
rr IlllllMMiiSVT Tin . VT - AlrV Im 1
( Icmi'iilr iTKflni, n Trxm ruiu'lirr
mill 1'iittlo r.iiiT, wii4 flt.it to ilcalli
liy fi'ilnnil troops In Mexico roin-
iniiiiilcil liy ( 'apt n in Kinlriticr, n
well known offui'r of the nriiiy of
Dii'tntor lliirrtn, opcrntin in tlii'lul nml i-nrru-il off to Mexico. Lite"
noilli, ItnilriK ier. hail inten iliiuuri Im hii hlmt.
NAN I'KANl'lSCO, Till.. Mnreli in.
"My coiiM-ii'iice, urnntint; me no
pence, piomptcil me to ive m.elf
up. Tho fear of p'H'i'K ilt''
never once enleicil my ininil."
TIiIm wa the ileelarnliou lu'io to
ilny of A. C. IVtl, piesiileut of the
NVIiiiiNkn slate haxehall IciiKiie, nml
foimei' eiihhicr of the 1'iiht National
hank of Superior. Xili., who walked
into I'lillcit SlutcH Marshal Houli
han' office heie itcnlay and ttave
himself up on n hank w reeking
"I wiik nllcuiiiiii; n laeclin in
Oiiinha of the NeliuiHkn hlutn lniHe
hall league," Mild Felt today, "when
I iccciw'il wind of the failuio of my
hunk, I eiime went nt once. Seven
weeks 110,0 1 arrived In San r'ran
cinco ami here I have lieen liiur
without the HliKhlest ntteuipt a(. cou
cenliaeiit. WVui it not for tho puns:
of my coiiKoIenco, I woiihl still he
free. Hut I have done a wtoiij; nml
now wih to I'aeo jiiHtico nml mich
iiiiiiishmciit iih may he mv l"l.
"Lack of currency flexibility was
a fiiclor in the hmik'ri failure. Hut
I don't think llio new eurreuey t-yn-tern
would have hecu a preventative.
It works too hlowly."
I.ONHON, Mnreli 10. In retalia
tion for Mrs. timmcliuo PiiiiklmrHlV
arrest, Miss Mary Itiehanlsou, a
prominent militant huITi'iikcIIc, took
six chops wiih u meal nv today at
Vclasipicx' .VJOO.OOO pn inline; of
Venus in tho iiiitioiml gallery,
Miss Kichaiilhou wiih arrested, the
Kallery wiih promptly rlcareil ami
closed and exnuils went railed in to
see If the ilauiago could hit icpaircil.
TIiiiiiuIi lliey said tho picluiu never
would he the snnie uuiiiu,a thev Imped
In patch It up al I ci huiuii milt of
MUTANT RUINS 'MM E
uilli Inin one imiiidv nml I mil iiHkfil
linn to ki to nu itlnml in tint Hio
(inimli' t iliirtms tlic tlifft of lur
wliicli Iroop, luul tnkfii from Vcr
trnrn'ii rmji-li. No kooiut lunl lie
rriii'liiil tin xpot t li ii ii !u nns nttiirk
HIRED 10 BEAT UP
STRIKERS TO FORCE
CUH'AflO, Mnreli 10. -Sworn
ileelnrntion tluii the Ahnr Detoetivo
Agency of New York sent him to
I'alumel to "pi anions tlio ntrikers
ami eucouriiKO violence so. the mil
ilia mid deputies would havo cause
to uc their hayouets nml rluhs,"
was offered here today hy Henry
Hatlor, testifying licfoie Hie eoiiKrcs.
hioiiul committee whieli is invcstipit
iiiK the MichiKiiii copper stiikc. He
also alleged that fjunmon wero cm
ployed hy the miiio operators to heat
up tho slukciK and then "to use
their kiiUs if icsistmico was of
fered." Koheit Akin, n ileloctive, wiih an
other witncsH. Ho testified that lie
heat up three union men after they
had lieiiu arrested, with tho deliher
nlo intention of "Martin; trouble."
Ilu iilso nwoiv Hint other dotoellvcH
mill Kutimcn, in the . employ oD .the
operators, interrupted parades'- ot
strikers, hoping thcrebv to incite
Charles II. Moyer, president .of tho
Western lVilcratiou of MinorHr avas
siunmoneil this nflernooii to the bed
side, of Vice-President Alnhouey, Who
suhiiitllcd recently to an nppcudivitis
operation. .Maliouey's comlititin wiih
'snld to lie iiritieil.
"1 hieil," said Miss llicliimison,
"to destroy a picture of the most
beautiful woman in mythology as a
protest against (he pivciaaieut's tie
slruetion of Mrs. Paiikhuist, the
most beautiful cliuraeler in moilern
Miss Itiehanlsou iitlmitted thill she
had been anesled leu times undei
tlio "cut mill mouse" act.
Seeielury Dawes Turner nf the
uulioiiul gullery testififil ul her pie
llmliiury healing Hint the ilumage
iliiue to the painting hint uiutllateil
luul reduced Hn Milne hy u Iras!
A H DIG
American Hanged In Mexico hy Fed
erals, Not Tortured Cabinet
Meeting Considers Situation
Moore Recalled as Legal Advisor.
Senator Stone to Reply tc Fall's At
tack Officialdom Hopes That
Complications Will 0c Averted.
WASIIINOTON', Xforch 10. Mex
ico was tint topic of j;rine discussion
ul a cabinet uicutiiii; toduv. .lolin
Hassett Moor i! lesigued ns counsellor
to tho state iliportmuit, had been re
called, it was hinted, on account of
Hit! ilmiKcr of serious complications.
It was explained Hint bis services lis
mi expert on international law were
much needed. He, eoiiM'iiteil to out
line the general pi need lire in tin
cases which nre. w'nrring the admin
istration, but-declined to resume all
bis old duties.
No pretense wn turtile of denying'
that the lulmiuistrntton was anxious
concerning nMrts Hint (lenniiny i
Kruwing restive nt the prolonged
lUiiKert. Not Iinpllratrsl
Concerning the Verpirn incident,
near Nuevo l.nredo, Oeneral Hliss
tclegraplied to Secretary of War
Harrison that the dead -American
i wily was taken from its grave in
. texieo mid brought to the border b
Mexicans, who were hiied. liowever,
by S. T. Hill, WrgaruV brother-in-law.
They received, Illiss stated,
It was nddnl I hat revorts that
Vergnrn's body indiented tho mnn
was tortured before his execution
were baseless. There were no bums
on the corpse, as was stated. It
was evident, the report said, that
the mnn was handed and then shot,
presumably as be dangled. Four bul
lets struck him. Captain II. P.
Howard conducted Hie investigation.
iKUornurc of Kxpcdlllou
From other sources, too, it was
learned Hie American border offic
ials, both federal and state, knew
nothing of tho expedition into Mex
ico nfter Vergnra's body until after
it bad occurred. Consul Oarrett, at
Nuevo Laredo, alo had given sntis
fnetory Assurances that ho was not
involved in the affair.
So far ns the Vergara cafe was
concerned, these thiutis weie regard
ed in administration circles as hav
ing improved Hie situation, and of
ficialdom hcf-an to hope that compli
cations would be averted.
The cabinet discussed nt length the
pros nud eons of answering Senator
Full's attnek on President Wilson's.
Mexican policy in the upper house
yesterday. It was mil denied Hint
Fall bad the best of argument with
with Senators Sliively and Shepard,
and Hryan came in for some criti
cism for having failed to inform
himself ooiiecrniuj- tho extent of the
New Mexican lawmakers' familiarity
with conditions and for having no
elected to provide Hie udiniuistru
t ion's spokesman with ammunition
for n better defease.
Stono to lleply to Full
It was the impression when the
cabinet meeting bioko up Hint Sen
ator Stone, who is slated for the
chairmanship of the senate foieign
relations committee, succeeding the
Into Senator ltacou, would shortly
nnswer the New Mexienu, busing his
speech on facts with whieli Hryan
would supply him.
ON STOCK MARKET
N1CW YOU1C, Mar. 10. A tuoiler
aloly strong undertone, prevailed
when tho stork markot opened today,
(lulus In limdlnu Issues were tho rule.
Chttsupealio unit Ohio inso one nud
I'anndtuii Puciflo 1, ItuuiU were
Tlio tuarkvt cloivd firm,
YOUNG WOMAN WHO IS
,HIK W.Sr llW
illm Ueuerlerc Iluii.in, who recently cauxed Hie arrest at Fan Francisco.
Cnl., of J. I'arlivr Wliltucy. a wealthy clubman, on a ctrarce of violating the
Jliiun V1ilte Slave act and whoe marital cxierlencc have been the subject of
wide comment. Is on her way to New York to gather evidence, nbe says, to sub
ktnuilatc her tuan-'cs ukjIiiiI Mr. Whitney.
Aunouueciiient hul Just been miulo that J. Tarker Whitney had Inherited
m osiiti,. vuliicd nt lnoo.Ut) ulicn MUn Ilnimn fortrnt all nlxint her in:rlasc
to Mr Hnrrls nml hml Mr. Whitney arrestnl. She aatd she had met him early
In tfll.t at the I'laai Hotel, In New York city, and that after hi- offer to marry
her Liter she trn cited about with him n- Ids wife. They finally took up their
rcIdeiice In San FrancUro, she said, when tic Induced her to make a visit to
New York When -.he reiulied S'an Francisco ngalu Mr. Whltuey bad truus
ferred his affetlloa- nnd would not recosntie her.
Mr, Whltuey wa r.-tenscd on a $'.M,HU0 tsmd. Members of tho Ilanan family
In New York repudiate the slrl's claim to relntluoidilp.
DEATH ROLL OF
30 TO 40
ST. I.OUIS, Mo., March 10. Ten
bodies recovered and eleven more
corpses were in silit today in the
ruins of tlio burned Missouri Ath
letic Club building. Firemen were
unable to roneit them, owing to dan
ger from a tottering wnll ngainst
which they were heaped. The wall
Was to be pulled down tmlay nnd the
bodies taken out. In the meantime
the seven victims reluoved yesterday
nnd the three this morning were the
only ones in tlio morgue.
Hetwcen tliiity mid forty was still
the searchers' best twos ns to the
number who polished. Some uncer
tainty still continued owing to Hie
loss of the club register, which
would have indicated just who was
in the house. The search of the
ruins was kept up until midnight ami
rcsumetl at dawn today.
EXCLUSION THIS YEAR
WASHINGTON, Mar. 10. Post-
Vonomeat of consideration ot pro
posed Asiatic exclusion legislation
until April G, was announced today
by tho houso Immigration commit
tee, Pacific coast representatives
admitted this afternoon that thoy
practically abandoned hopo of getting
exclusion legislation through at this
0 L AS
IB OF MY LOOT POST OFFICE
I.OOMIS, Cub, Mureh 10. At '-'
o'clock this morning thirty or more
desperate men, believed to bo mem
bers of the scnttered uipiy of the
unemployed, raided this place, ami,
breaking down the doors of the post
office, blew the snfo with nltro-gly-ceriuo
unit Uitiiiucd JpiUlOO in coin
Tlio postmaster, S. V. Turner,
aroused by Hut sound of the explos
ion, hastily dressed, armed himself
mnj huhlcncil In tho scene, He cu
eiuiuleied scvcial men nud ciigti;i'il
ill u fljjlit with them. Two weie tei-u
MKXICO CITV. Mureh 10. An
offensive campaign ngainst the reb
els was ordered by President Huerta
totluy. The president was said to
have considered Hint his forces have
stood on the defensive too long. His
generals everywhere have been warn
ed that ho will visit his wrath on
them unless they take aggressive
Two bundled federal refugees who,
nfter defeat in northern Mexico, fled
into the I'nited States, have arrived
with the story that they were held
prisoners for a time nt Fort Illiss,
Imt that the American troops finally
let them escape for small bribes.
Word was received that the rebels
in Ton eon's vicinity bad dynamited
two federal troop trains on their way
to strengthen the garrison there, but
without nuy en-unities.
United States Charge tl'Affaires
O'Shaushuossv was still heavily
TROUBLE FROM POSTUM
HOCHKSTKIt, Minn., Mar. 10.
Charles W. Post, uilllolnalro cereal
food manufacturer, was successfully
operated on hore today for appendi
citis, Tho oporatlon disclosed chro
nic stomach trouble but surgeons
expressed tho belief that bo would
bo permanently cured and would ro
cover quickly. Post mado tho trip
from Sauta Hnrbnra to Rochester on
a special train.
to fall, but wero taken uwuy l
their companions, Tho town was
aroused nml dozens of men ami wo
men, scantily attired, hut till armed,
flocked to the scene and u ehaso ami
running una fight ensued, Tho ma
rauders stole horses nnd buggies anil
escaped. A posse win formed to nu
The coiistdbles nil along the linn
of lliu Lincoln highway tour are
warning tho automobile caravan
members to beware nf mi attack
f i om umhiikli mill urging I'uiii In
keep clone tiother.
Overflow of Sacramento River Pre
vents Invasion of Yolo County
While Armed Men Guard River
Bridges Into City.
Army Fed on Scant Rations Contrib
uted by Private "Individuals De
mand Transportation East.
SACHA.MF.NTO, Cnl., March 10.
Penned up between nu ocenn of
overflow Hood water on one siile,
which prevented n further invasion of
the unemployed nnny into Yolo
county or nny other section to the
north, .south or west, and nn nnny
of Hon civilian officers with clubs,
:11ns nud fire engines guarding the
bridges leading into Sacramento, the
several hundred members of the
hobo "nnny" were being held ut tiny
Governor Johnson refused the aid
of troops becniise there was no ap
parent attempt on the port of the
"nnny" to destroy property.
Hesidents of Yolo county nnd tho
authorities across tho river from
Sacramento were indignant because
of the embargo maintained ngainst
the. rvinvnsiou of the unemployed Into
this city. They.dfclared.lhat.-.SaojrH
meuto bud no right to maintain the
armed gtinrd nt tho bridges. Sacra
mento authorities declared that the
nnny will not be nennitted to enter
the city again under nny circum
stances. In the meantime, (lie citizens nf
Sacramento nre feeding the men on
scant rations, most of which nre be
ing contributed by private individ
uals. Leader Held in Jail
Although the fonner lenders of the
unemployed army are held in jail,
there seems to be no lack of lender
ship in the ranks of Hie hikers. They
nre milking plans of concerted action
nml refuse positively to be sent back
to Snn Francisco or nny other town
about the bay region. They demand
food and insist that they be given ,
funds with which to procure their
passage eastward in their attempted
march to Wnshiuutoji.
Tho situation Iiiih not as yet reach
ed a critical slime because the au
thorities have not decided what to
do witli the men.
OUT OF OFFICE
nOMB, Mar. 10. That Premier
Giollttl and his cabinet wero driven
out ot office by socialist opposition
to a votu approving tho oxpousos ot
the war In Tripoli was asserted on
high political authority hero today.
Signer Otollttl professed to havo
rotlrcd because, having completed all
plnns for Tripoli's colonial develop
ment, ha Considered his great work
accomplished and wanted rest Ills
opponents nssort that ho knew tho
chamber ot deputies was about to
dlsnpprovo tho government'n war ex
penses, which would have compelled
him to resign In any event, and ro
ttrod to savo himself humiliation.
WASHINGTON', March lO.fw
peaelnnent chargCH recently filed
ngainst Justice Daniel Thow Wright
of thu District of Columbia muMW
couit were diiHinl thin nfUMWw
by thu him judiciary tioimiiltiwt. a
T)i) t'oimtilHtm hold (M Hh ,utinM
vmu luwiffkUH nmI tinwujmiirtwfc