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Medford Mail Tribune
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MEDFORD. OM'XJONr, 'ITKSDAY, AIMcIL 7, 1011.
SENATE 10 PROBE ALL RECORDS CONCERNING HAY-PAUNCEFOTE TREATY
ON CANAL TOLLS
Senate Adopts Brandeijee's Resolu
tion Asking for All Letters and
Correspondence Corwcrnlnn Cnnnl
Ajrremcnt and Shlpplnn Bill.
Time Spent In Debate Declared Ab
solutely Wasted Shipping Trust
Tiles to Delay Repeal Action.
WASHINGTON, April 7 The cu
nlit adopted till afternoon Hcnator
llriiiuli'i:ee' ri'Koliitliui nuking for nil
letter, mrnsipuudciiro and record In
tlit stnlo ilttpnrtiuciii' Iminln bcnrlng
on Out ncr.otlntlon is connection
mIIIi Dm llnH'tuinciifoio treaty un
der which It U both nerlcd nml
denied Hint It wa Intended Amerl
ran lilppltiK would Ui required to
pay tho nm toll nit t lint of otluT
nation to imKti HiinuRh tho I'ntiniiin
Iltf"iiii At rlntontoii
Dlruimlou of tlin hiii'bIIiiii of hear
ing" on Hi" rnnnl toll proportion
wn lively nml nt lltnc wiuiowhal
nrrlmouloii. Hountnrn Thornton,
Thtinin nml Hlmmoun Joined llrnmle
i;o In objecting u nny hearings nt
nil. Keitntorn O'Gormnii, llrlMow
nml I'aTk Iiim wanted to make them n
nxhnUKtlvo n pothlo. Krnntor
Owen wn not preenl tint a telotrnni
received from him a)lng ho wn
nppoitril to delaying matter by ills
ciimIoii. "Tho tlmo petit on hcnrlng will
In' utterly nml nboutn:y wasted," in
itiated Hritiidcgon, If tlio rommlttoo
inunt have n It limit lm suggested
Hint tlin otui licHt nblo In glvo nil tlio
fnrts wn President WIImiii rWin
tor Hlilt'liln hiirokIimI llrynu nml llrlit
tow iiii'titloni'il x Secretary of Htato
To Delay llepcnl
Tliornton charRcd Hint tliu uhlp
ping liitnrcata wero tryliiK to delay
Dm repent proportion nmt amorted
Hint tho tendency would ho to npln
tlin hcarliiR nut Indefinitely,
Hcnnlnr Jones, who apprnreil ho.
forti Hin committee, urged Hint
Kenttlo, I'orllnml nml other cities of
tlin Parlflr northwest ho granted n
hcnrlng on thn repeal question.
Prior to tho ndoptlon of tho reo
lullon, tho Minnto hy n oln of ",'
12, referred to tlio forelKU rotations
committee mi niiiQiutoit resolution
Introduced liy Senator l'olmlextor,
asking President WIImiii "If nol In
roiupntlhln with public Intercut" ti
(Continued on 1'nr.o I'lvo.)
SMASHER OF VENUS
10 LOSE APPENDIX
LONDON', April 7. To penult her
to uuiloigo mi oieiuliou for uppen
licitl, Mury KIcIiui'iImiii, u mililuiil
sulTrngolle, sentenced In six mouths'
imprisonment March 17 for daning
ing VeliisipioV "Unkcliv Venus" in
llin N'ulionnl gallery, wns released
l'niiii llnllnnny Juil today.
PANORAMIC VIEW OF MEXICO'S
Supreme Court Affirms Verdict of
Circuit Court for Damages for the
Death of Lineman No Limit to
Amount of Damages,
Employer Cannot Escape Liability by
Attempting, Other Means for Pro
AI.i:m, Ore., April 7. Two lm
portnut feature of tint umplo)or'
llnhlllty Inw lire luturpreted hy tho
miprumo court In nu opinion hntuled
down today In the raso of Joseph It.
Mct-lniiKherty iiRnlnt tho lloRUe
Itlver Kleclrlc roinpany, which nf
flrni n verdlrt or the lower court
uwnrilliiK tho plnlntlff $12,u00 dam
ni;r for tho denth of hin mm, who wm
killed while MorkltiK an n llnoinnii.
,ii I.I mil lo IlitiunntM
One In Hint thero It no limit to
tlio niiiouiit of dnnuiKeii that may bo
nwnrded under the employer' lia
bility law UKiiliiftt nn eiuplojor for
tint denth of nn empl(i)i), J tint Ice
I lean, who wrotn tho opinion, point
Hint In thl, nn well an In other re
Kpccttt tho Ori'Rou Inw la different
from nny other almllnr Inw ho tins
been nblo to find.
The ot her la that nn ctnplnjur can
not racapn liability by nttouiptliiK
other mean for provldlni; aafety for
i)iilplo)eit when Hie tdatuto prcirrlbv
what Khali bo done atone Hint lino.
In thl lntanro Jntncs McClaiiKh
erty wa unit by thn roinpany to do
Home work In connection with "live"
wrcn, and It wan shown Hint tho
wire wcro not properly atruuR no
rordlnK to roKulntlnu for tho n.ifcty
of einpln)eii. Tho roinpany In do
feuo, hIiowciI thnl provlnlon had
been iiimto for cuttlni; off thn elec
tricity to permit repair work bolnc
donu without dniiKer.
"Tho roiiulromentH of thn alatutc
aa to tho aafeKunrdltiRH cnumoratod
nrn poult I vo nnd mandntory." aald
Jutlro llean, "Thero nro no nltor
nu liven. Such protection na furnlnh
Iiik fncllltle for cuttliiR off tho cur
rent would co mo morn particularly
within tlio Ronornl requirement!! of
tho ntntutn nhon quoted and would
not render tho Hperlflc detniiH na to
trnusmlalon of electricity unnecoa
nary, nor torvo ya nn excuao for a
non-rompllauro with tho Inw In other
reaperta, In rrnui of injury by reniHiu
of Hiich neulect."
Aflt'A I'KIKSTA, Solium, April
7. Oflielnl mlviees from llenuo-
hillo, I'lipilul of Soiioiii, Muled thnl
rilHKI I'oiiHtitulioniiliNtri uuiler Cleurr
ills OIiickoii nml t'urriiM'ii hie nl
1 licked M'nr.nlliin, nu important wct
eoiiHt port in Sinulim. Heavy finlit-
iiik' with little iiilviinliiKO In either
hide wiih in iiroKienK, tint iuesf,iien
-I - i .
Bath-House John Coughlln Unoffic
ially Said to Have Defeated Miss
Marlon Drake ?.s Councilman From
Cook County's Toughest Ward.
Miss Harriet Vltum Only Successful
Woman Candidate Total Vote
Reaches Half a Million.
CIIH'AUO, April ".--IWriciul i
portH liml it this afternoon that
"Hiitlihmie" John Coulilin litis been
re-clei'luil iiltlenntiii from the first
ward, defeating .Mi Mnrioii Drake.
It wnN reported alio that MiiH Har
riet Yitum wiik tho only MirceKuful
wouiiiii eiiuiliiliite in tho nliltinnunii'
CIIICAHO, April 7. Thlrty-alx
wnnU heru were chooaltiK nldcrmun
In several retperta tho election wa
n peculiar one. An unprecedented!)'
Ptrenoiia effort wiik beliiR inndo to
oiiat tho "Krny wolvea" from tho
council chamber. They wero flRht
InK bark flerpely. Tho Hoclalltta
wero iinuiually artlvo In n number
of wanla. Women wero turnlni; out
with unexpected entliuilaiui to cait
Women nut In Main
Tho womeii'ii cntnpalKii orKaulza
Hon. Indeed, did Ita work with n Hior
oiiKhneaa which nitonlehed old poli
tician. Ten thousand auffraRo
worker mndo n houc-to-houo ran-vni-M,
urRliiR all women to ro to tho
poll. Hundred of automobile wero
on tho atreota, carrying thorn to tho
Tho f trait troublo of tho day oc
curred In tho firm ward, where MUsea
MarRaret Dobyno and A, Davidson
charRCd Into n Rroup of roiiRhs who
wero tryliiR to frighten women nwny
from tho KIkIiHi precinct polllnc
Word that a riot waa In proKrcm
waa tolephoik'd to Election Cominla
elonor Ctameckl, who arorched to
th aoono In hla automobile, found
a eltlnR, iciiffllnR crowd blocking
tho Htrcet, HUtnmoned tho police and
succeeded In rcstorlnR order after
aoToral men had boon clubbed and n
few noacH bloodied.
Hulled Hovi ItarretT
Thou Ciarneikl automoblled to tin.
Houthern part of tho ward, tho "n
IlKht" district, where ho gave ordars
nt all polling places aRulnst tho ac
ceptnnco of ballots from women rog-
(Coutluucd ou TnRo Klro.)
MAYOR OF ST. JOHNS
ST. JOHNS, Or., April 7.-Dr. A.
Vincent, Mioiulisl, wns elected
mayor nt ycMorilny'n municipal elec
tion, uccnritin to n complete count
of Ihe voIch today. His majority
wan III votes. All five park site ac
niiihitioiiH homl ixHtics wero ilnfeatcil.
WHICH GENERAL VILLA WITH HIS REBEL ARMY
KINO ALFONSO, (lN THE FOUL-GROUND PLAYING POLO
The first Rauie of Ihe polo season at the Cnaa do Campo, Madrid, wai played between the IMri'Ii-' aud the
Whites. The enme wa played In Hie presence of Hie royal family, thi Princes of I'arma nnd n larfe thronR of
society UIiir AlfmiHo and three other players mado up the Turplw. The ruhic resulted In a victory for tho lur
pie by 11 goal to ti. The losers put up an excellent smtr.e ami were much applauded, but never nerc able to Ret on
term with such a combination aa King Alfonso aud nU teammates, wbo, In the opinion of polo experts, are almost
TO DEATH IN HOTEL
CONDON, Or., April 7. Mi Her
truilo lljortnt was burned to death
early toJay nnd irvernl Hront were
severely iiijurcil in n firo which com
pletely destroyed tho Oregon hotel
here, with n liw ootimuted nt i-'tlOO.
Tho firo started in the laundry room
of the hotel from unknown causes.
The whole structure was nblanc
within twenty minutes. Kiiemen had
difficulty in confining the flames to
tho hotel liiiilditi. A number of
lodgers had nariow escapes, many
rencbing the street in night attire.
When it was thought that all bad
escaped., two wnitrciscs nppcareil at
a thiru-story vviiidow nt the building.
One of them dropped to the ground,
practically uninjured. Miss lljoitns
the other, evidently overcome by hent
anil smoke, fell uerosn tho window
sill aud was burned to death within
tlio iow of thoxo in the street, help
less to aid her. Hop Wo, the Chin
ese cook, unstained n broken leg,
and A. Hush was severely injured in
ternnlly. The hotel was thiec stories high.
DOUGLAS, Arlr., April 7. Ar
rested by Mexican constltutlonnllsta
becnuso an operation ho performed
falletl to savo tho lifo of an officor
Dr. Chester Lambert, an American
was retcased only when tho gunboat
New Orleans appeared upon Iho
ttcouc, nccordliiR to Thomas D. Iloyd,
Jr., who arrived hero today from Los
Mochls, Slnaloa, Lambert's homo.
Lambert was called upon to oper
ate on Colonel Mlguot Antonls, n
rebel officer, who was suffering from
a tumor, Hoyd said, Refusing t
proceed becauso of tho nian'a woak
ened condition, ho was forcod to act,
at the point of n dosen robol revol
vers. Autonlos died tho following djiy
and Lambert wns soized ami rushed
to Topolobumpo, whero ho was taken
aboard tho rebel gunboat Tamplce
Ills friends nt Los Mocnls communi
cated with tho stato department,
which caused Instructions to roneitu
Lambert to bo Issued to tho Now Or
leans, according to Boyd.
CAPTURED LAST WEEK
ON POLO FIELD
SAN FKANCISCO, Cal., April 7.
Detectives hero wero awaiting today
tho arrival of tho Mntson Liner
Manao from Honolulu to prevent
anouo from landing until tho $10,
000 jowcl robbery on tho high seas
lias beon Investigated,
Details of tho case wero received
by wireless from Captain Wceden.
Mrs. Margaret 11. Hunt a rich resi
dent of tho middle west was tho vic
tim. Her custom was to sleep with
her gams and several thousand dol
lars In travelers' checks in a satchel
I under her pillow. She put them In
their usual placo Sunday night and
Monday morning they wero missing.
Though tho ship has beon searched
from stem to stern nnd Mrs. Hunt
has posted an offer of SSOO reward,
not n trnco of tho missing property
lias been found. What tho detec
tives most gravely feared was that
tho thief, alnrmod has thrown tho
booty into tho sea,
Mtuiao wns duo to dock about 3
AFTER ELEVEN DAYS OF
SALE OF BOOZE
Junior as Well as Senior ReckefoHar
Profited as Fuel Ctmpjmy StMk
holders by Liqver Traffic Amn
Cslararfa Mkie CawjM.
Legislation Propose tt Prevent
"Dummy" Directors and HtM
Owners Responsible for Control.
WASHINGTON, April 7. r'eilornl
legislation ngninst "dummy direct
ors" wns uuiler ilixcussion among tho
lawmakers here todii" ns a result of
John I). Hockefcllcr, Jr.'s testimony
Momlny before tho congressional
committee which has been Investigat
ing industrial conditions in the
strikebound Colrondo conl fields.
"Yes, so fnr ns the Colorado Fuel
& Iron company is concerned, I hold
that John I). Rockefeller, Jr., is a
Mummy director'," said .Congress
man Foster of the investigating
committee, "and I think there' oufet
to be some sort of legislation against
that kind. Something is needed to
bring tho head men of a company
and the coinpnuy's employes, into
closer contact. What congress can
do about it I don't exnctKknow, but
I feel that Rockefeller's tnlic showed
Iwc need a change.""""" 5J
u wns uiougnt'iHteiy me commit
tee's report Voiild include'' an nuti
"dummy director" rccomildati6.i
Foster also asserted? that the jun
ior Rockefeller profited as stock
holder in tho Colorado Fuel & Iron
company nnd called attention to the
fact that, if so, he wns profiting- in
directly hy the liquor traffic among
Rockefeller, when testifying be
fore the committee yesterday, said
ho knew nothing of nny suloons on
tho company's property. "Yet,"
said Foster, "the testimony we took
in Colorado showed that the com
pany rented buildings in its mining
camps for saloou purposes.
"I don't believe tho company holds
a license in any instance, but evi
dence was that the saloonkeecr fig
ured the number of men in camp and
then paid a rental of 'JO cents per
NARROW ON MARKET
NKW YORK, April 7. Stock fluc
tuations were narrow at tho opening
of tho stock market today. There
was a firm undertone, however,
among tho speculative stocks.
General Klcctriu and Great North
ern Ore certificates were heavy, bill
Goodrich roso nearly a point.
Delays attending reorganization
and falling earnings caused selling
of St. Louis & San Francisco, Wa
bash and Rock Island stocks, and
some new low points wero reached.
llonds wero easy.
Tho market closed quiet. '
Jh iiliotc pMHie U ii piiiioiHiim uf 'J'vrriHin, Mvik'u'f (liuuvliohl, wlilcli Uviivml Vlllu nnd hU rt-bcl urmy bavu bevu flfc-bl l"K I" Uiif. The imuw lu the plclure poluu to lh torn of Mr Wulr", whleh Ims Im-u reisiricd at (leiieinl IIV iMrtJturtt,