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Medford Mail Tribune
Fair tonight nml WcrinecHfoy
Mux. NO; Mill. III.
Dully Nlnlli Y-nr
$1 1.000,000 PAID
CHIEFS FOR REASONS UNKNOWN
TO DIRECTORS OF NEW HAVEN
Mellrn Rciumes Remarkable Story Unfoldlnn Financial Operations of Wor
gan and Rockefelkr In Wrecking Railroad Twenty-six Miles ol Road
Cost $35,000,000 Details o! Acquisition of Westchester Purchase
Made on Morgan's Order and Explanation Refused Directors Even In
Ignorance, But Program Swallowed All Afraid of Morgan.
WASHINGTON, Mil)' 10. CMimtIom
H, Molten resumed today (hn remark
able tlur) ho In unfolding before the
Ininr-HtiUo I'oniitinrcn Commission
runreruliig the vast ami tompllcnlm
financial oMratlonH of tho Now Haven
railroad and lt tarlotis iiubsldlarlc
Chlnf Counsel Folk, for llio tout
inllon, dovelupod (hn ilouilnnnt port
taken In tlm transaction by promt
unlit figure on the board of tllroc
tor of tho Now Haven mail and morn
tiarllcularlr tho Into . Plorpout Mor
can mul William llockofnltor.
Mr. Melon told In tlotall of hit ro
tation ami hi differences with Mr.
Morgan Ho also wont fully Into tho
Mriilllloii of tho Now York, West
Chewier Mint lloston roait hy lh Now
llatcn. ThU brought out further
roforenro to the part taken by tho
lato Pollro Inspector Thomas I.
Ilyrno of Now York, who Mellon to
tilled, operated "through tho people
on Fourteenth street, whore you
know, Tammany Hall la located."
Admit Fear ..f Morgan
Mr. Mellon when questioned about
difference with Mr. Morgan regard
ing tho West Chester deal, whoroby
Itt.OOO.OOO-wM paid for an un
known purpose, detailed a m voca
tion with tho lato flnanctor which hn
mtht had greatly "humiliated." -
WVni oit nfrald of Mr. Morgan?"
Mr. I'olk Mkcd.
"You might rail It cowardice" Mr.
Mullen answered. "I hold Mr. Mor
gait In moro ao than any other man
I oor know "
Mr. Mellon answered the rapid flro
of question with readiness and
(.coming rompoiuro and frequently
uwtked laughter by iomo willy.
"A preildoiit of tho Now Haven
what were your relations wl'.li Mr.
'I hao boon railed hi offlro boy
In tho press," Mr. Mollon laughingly
replied. Wo roRarded MorRan a
mnit of ublllty. oM'orlonco and ru
pnrliy. I rernll no caso In which ho
did not hao hi way."
"How nmny director shaped the
roiid'a financial pollcyT"
"There waa u rontuillloo of throo
or four, Morgan, Horkefcller, Hrnok
.. ..,i i iiiink nt one time l-odyard.
Morgan and llorkofellor wero tho
only ones who ronialnoil on tno com
inltteo nil tho llmo I was president
WASHINGTON, Mv H.Wlillo
(lie Mellen liunrliiir wiih In lroRriH
I'losi.lout WIlMUt mill tlm eiibliiet
were in eon Terence l H' regular
semi. weekly m-kh1oii. It wiih nioil
eil I'ioiii Heveinl Hoiiicert tlmt Allor-iie,l-(li'iierul
MoHoynoItU liuil lrmlil
iii liet'oie llio eitlilliet lliu hiilijeet ol'
the New I In vim liumlry nml l do.
eixiim ol' llio InlerMluto eiuninereo
eommihhioii to pioeeert, ilehpite lii
leller In the eoiuuilHHlon KluliiiK' Mint
IcMjiiioiiy lukeii now iiiIrIiI j;rnnt im
iiiuiilly In nuy fiiltiro notion by tlm
ll HI IIIIU'lll.
DELAY ALL TRAFFIC
MAI.HAIIT, Tex., May l. -HijIN
mml imlll.. liillioTi'xn I'hiiIiihm le,
HHillioiuloni J'liliinnlo mul -iiihli'lii
Ni'w MiiiIiiii. m" ','l1,,l;.,"'"
.In.i.l.llll InililV. due III HlllllU Mllll
ill, HlH IlK-l IWM W'l'l l'll IIH'ltl'" i1
mill llUM I'lillt'M In lll ''"I ","M'
Himii lun liul... luil lilvlil illi'K I"
lloniln ulii'ilil) 'l!lli'l I') irlH
"Feeler canto to mo nt varlom
time to nrrortnlii If I would bo In-
lereited In ncilllrlii;. the Wcat dies
tor." Mr Mellen laid the proportion bo
fore the board Hint Mr, MorRan moved
that n i-otumlttco look Into tho matter
Mr. Mellon unliird Me, MorRuu,
Itorkefeller and Miller n the rnmnilt
lee. Ho himself was a iiioiubrr ox-
officio. Mr. Mellon aald that when
tho committee reported a yer.r later
that tl.o nu m of lll.Ui5.000 had
been expended, he found fault with
tho report, na not being luffl-lcntly
"I aw Mr. MorRan," ho nld, "and
told him nil detntlH of the matter
ahould ha been net down, and tho
report ahould hnve told how each
nopnrato sum waa spent. Mr. MorRan
wbh very abrupt lu hit aniwor to mo.
I In waa dhttiirbed nt tho time, m It
wna diirlnR tho panic nttd I left ItU
offlro feclliiR much numillated,"
"Do 1011 think you know moro
about how It ourIiI to bo drawn than
I do?" Mr. Morgan aald, "I allowed
I didn't and dropped It.
Never Knew Ileal MolUo
"I tliotiRht." continued' Mr. Mot
ion, "that I waa entitled to know
moro nbout the transaction thnit I
did know. I thouRht I wai entitled
to know why wo wero paying 111.-
000.000 for a Rreat blR bnakolful of
stuff that wo did not kuow tho vnluo
"I neor did know whnt tho real
uiotlvo for the deat waa. I tried to
find out and failed. I do not mean
to romey tho Idea that nnybody Rot
away with money ho was not en
"Wero you afraid of Mr. Morgan?"
mkod Mr. I'olk.
Terhnp thoro wm aoinn meaitiro
of rownrdlro nbout my fcelliiR. You
can put It that way. I tood In Rrent
n wo of Mr. MorRan, grcator than of
any other man I over met."
Mr. Mellon explained that nftor
(Contlnutd on p
SAM PARKS HORSES
VKItA CIll'Z. May W.-Two
horaea beloiiRliiK to I.lentennnt
Colonel Klinoro V. TaRRnrt, which
wore taken Into tho Moxlcan IIiioh
by 1'rlvnto Bnmuol Tarki when tho
soldier, who was said to bo demented,
iilmiiinenrod. woro roturnod today to
tho Amorlcnn military niithorltlea by
order of tho Moxlcan rommnnilor.
WASHINGTON, May 10.- While.
I'rohidonl Wilson and lio eabinel liV
day nio disuthniut; mediation unit
i online ileelopuieiits in (ho Mexican
crisis, ami American mminiUsioiiors
to tint Canadian peace conference
were en route lo their destination, Hit)
senate for tlm first llmo in many
ilayn of ciihn, wns enlivened unci- a
phase of llio situation.
Kuiinlur John Blinrp Williams
aroiiHcil hM eollciiKiies when ho lead
a leller 1idiii "a KmUm"" In llio
UHVei iiiucnl senile at Vein Ciux,"
whoso sIkiiiiIiu'c ho lor enway 1'imn
llio coiiiiniiiiicalloii. The writ it tie
I'lureil "Ihe noUiest lliliitf In Mexico
U I lie Auicilciiii ilolliii'," nml iiedlcl
oil Unit II would cut 1110,000 llw.
mul live lillliuii iIoIIiin lo "luku Mck
ten ami liolil Ihe Mimlcaim In suh-
"II u until m u m"I 'I'1") l'lli'ii"
H'lMl liiliilHfr pull ur Him lHrli "H
Ihe I wiled HlHli'n M'i Im mr lh
Ion vt lti mUv limy mtut 4
AMERICAN $ NOISIEST IN MEXICO
MELLEN ADMITS FEARED TO QUESHON OR DISPUfE MORGAN
If. ji(r' .
KHHHMv i&i isa
C. H. Mellen Who Waa Made the "Oo ( of ihe .ev Hnrm by 'Mtiittan aaI
SANDWIt'H, KiiRluiid. Muy lit.
lu the nliiv for the Hriti-.li Kf.
t)ioin)i1ouiiliii toilny the iet,ory f.
Hnrulil Weber ruvo the l nited bliite
lx jiliiyers in the ceeonil round ol'
the tournament, jik ToIIems: FnuieiH
Ouiniet, MiiKKnelinvetU; Krederiek
llerrolioff, New York; Clinrlcn .
I'.vnns Jr., Cliicnpi; Fnim-r Hnle,
C'liienco; Harold Wilier, Toledo; A.
(. Loekwood, Helmotit SpriiiK'h, .Miin
CluirleH W. Kvnns, Jr., won by twe
up mid 011O to play in lux match ii
the heeonil round iiRiiiiihl fail Hreth
erlon of UniiiUwoitli. Thi. nmteli
uttmeleil a ;reiU erowd of ipeeln
torn. There heemeil to be no mora
popular Rolfer on the eouie than the
hinilin' t.'hleaRO plnycr. Tlio puttiiif,'
of both was indifferent.
At the eleventh halo Kxaim was put
off hi Riiiiie by a hpeelator walking
across llio rtocii. Ho got into u
bunker ami llrelherlon won the hole.
Tho Iweirih and thirleentU lade wero
halved. Tho I'oiiilrcnlli hole wenl to
llio American and thu net was
At the bijtccntli hole Kvaiih ro
ipiiii'd two pulls amf Hie liolo wai
hnhed. Tlie reMitt at llio Keven
teeulh hole was the, same,' and Ihe
American look llio match-by two up
ami olio to play.
SEAT ON STOCK EXCHANGE.
SELLS FOR $45,000
XKW YOltlC. May 11). A Kent on
thu slock exchange miIiI yesterday
for if l.'i.OOO, n deoreiihU of $."il)l)0
from tho last previous miIo and $10,
000 iimlei' tho liilut piico of the
imo". jil t J:iiiiihlpS;clauovanil
oBlfluiilUejiilithoni caul of jlui eoui(-
irvlhuit to l) ovar Villi Mcmco
for purposes of compici,t."
Keualor Horah ia-iilnl that Keua
tor Williams reveal the muiio of llio
uovci'iimont offieial who wrote tho
leller. The Mihsihsippiau refu,ed lo
invoke it, however, but hinted lie hud
"eullro I'oiifiilvuce In tho wiitev'jJ
heiiulor tulliue,cr deelaied ho hud
letters which ho would tut in the
lecoiii shiiwiii an opponitu condition
Itohort J. Iveir, who wm, cltil ru.
eiiior u Vera ('run for a Inlef per
hul, iiimln ii wild cll'uil In oee I'lesi
dent WHtioii lotliiy. He let! Wash'
(union In mi a 1 1 my iminil, miiupiiiii
liiK llnil lie lunl been hIscii iiii uppiir.
Innlly In e Hie pulilenl whnt ho
Lliown iilimii (lie Moli'iiii klluiillofi
Hin ihhhIIiik Hint he vtmiM lmn
iiuMi')) u mtikti uhen In it'UiM
Mi Um N Vr'l'fl
ON BRITISH COURS
OKIWON, TUESDAY, MAY in, 11)14,
MORGAN'S PERSONAL ORDER
NKW YOHK. May ill. The s.eam
hip Aiduii, Ui-corateitfroui (eui. to
i-tern, and brinj: u .ThriMluro Koo-e-velt
from llrtiril, rraehed itiaraatine
late litis afternoon.
The colonel boarded lite tug on
which members of his family awaited,
iiuasited. He looked a bit pinched
ami lean, but said he was nearly well.
Thin morning he said ho hud a slight
recurrence of miliaria.
The eolon.l said he. had lost fifty
five iMiiiuds, but had gained consid
erable on the (rip up. His coin pa it-
loiis, Cherry and Miller, said there
was no doubt nbout the colonel huv
ing discovered a new rhor.
"I have been misipioted concerning
tho political situation," said Mr.
Itoosovelt. ''As a matter of faet, I
have said i.otlting about tho 1010
When asked if he would run for
governor of New York, Ihe colonel
said he had not been asked.
"Wotil.J you if asked?" someone
'No," mul Ihe colonel.
About tho time the vessel reached
Sandy Hook a bout laft the cilv,
carrying Mrs. ltoo-exelt and other
uieiiibor.i of the family to meet the
cooncl nt ipiarautine. Ho has beeu
away from homo moro thnn tevrn
lteeatise of Mr. lloosevclt's illness,
rcMilling front tho privations ho un
derwent in the llnmliaii wilds, there,
was no ceremony at his homecoming.
Tho Aidau i cached Sandy Hook
shortly after 'J o'clock and look on
a pilot. Only one mesMigo wa re
ceived from the Aidan liy- wireless to
dav. This said (hat Mr. Iloosovelt's
health was greatly improved and that
ho hoped to address tho National Ge
ographical society in Washington
next week. This would seem to in
dicate (hat lie had almost completely
'Wifnlin went down the bay to
nicer jhV colonel wero Mrs. Koo.-e-v'elt,
it iv and .Mrs. Theodore Itoose
veil, Jr., )v. and Mrs. ltiehard Der
by, his sou-iii-law and daughter, and
Kmlcit Itobseu'lt, a cousin. If the
colonel feds well enough (hero will
ho,!! family dinner at Saamoie Hill
WOUNDED iK DUEL
llt'DA I'KKT, May l(, Count
Stephen TImcii, t In lliiiignilau pie
niler, mill hlcphiiu KnUvnky, a niiui
her uf Dm low cr lioiio, fought u duel
wild uipicr hoc tin ani'iiimui. The
tuni'i!!!!' fnuiihl iIh hunt ami
bulb, Hvt MuiiNm'fr Thu iluel uifu
(Hit pf MH )ilfM'llull 1(1 p I'WWWllll'f
mm Ml Ihe IIhwi1hh piWhwshI wi
' 9 mm
1 1 . i. . . i.
CenfMent of Ultimate Success of
Prtfram, A-i-C Diplomats Start
Efforts Tomorrow Sllllman Falls
to Arrive and Nethini Heard From
NIAdAHA FALLS, Oat.. .May 10.
Confident of the ultimulc success
of their pent f program, the .South
American mediators are wuiting for
tho formal inauguration here tomor
row of Iheir proceedings.
Tho big eonfereiicn room with its
two aitle-rooms in tho hotel here
overlooking the Niagara Falls, is all
ready for llio work to begin. A large
Mpuul of American, Canadian mid
foreign ncwspawr correspondents ar
rive here today.
The most iinjxirtant incident on to
day's program was the arrival of the
personal representatives of the Duki
of Conuaught, governor general ol
Canada, (o welcome the members of
the conference to Canadian soil.
Hllllnun Not I leant Fnnii
WASHINGTON', May 19. Ucnorta
from Mexico City today that a lotig
dclnycd train from San Lull Potoil
had arrived there without American
Coniul John II. Sllllman, concerning
whose tufety the Huerta Kovcrnutent
baa given repeated, assurances, ro
arouted concern anions itatc depart
inenlo((lelala. Bccrctarj- Hryan declared that re
peated nienageH have come from tho
Huerta foreign office that Sllllman,
who had been held at Saltlllo by the
federals, hnd been relcnscd and that
he was en route to Mexico City un
der guard, but that nothing cfflclal
had been learned i-r several days.
Inrks Also .lUsxlng
Information from (ho Huerta gov
ernment regarding tho American pri
vate Samuel Parks, which wai de
manded, also U awaited. Though
unofficially satisfied that Parka was
executed outside Vera Crux, by Mex
ican federals, Uuerta's government
bns failed thus far to communlcato
details of this tragedy.
No request had been forwarded to
tho etato department up to noon
today for tho detention of Dr. Uurru
tla, former minister of tho Interior
In Uuerta's cabinet, who Is a refu
gee at Vera Crux. It -had been re
ported from Vera Crux that Mexi
cans had appealed to constitutionalist
(Contlnutd on pa 1,)
NKW YOltK, May 10. Tito stock
market closed strong today. Initial
firmness of the market was partly
offset later hy various unfavorable
influences, including oor weather
reports, pessimism in high business
circles and stiffening of money
ra(e. Chesapeake & Ohio recovered
all ils loss nttd prices in the main
showed fractional changes.
N WORK ON
TOLLS REPEAL INCENTIVE TO JAPAN
WASHINGTON, Muy 10. Predict,
in.- Hint l he .lav would come when
the deinocralio party would abandon
ils opposition lo ship stiiisi.iy juh us
it had changed its attitude on slav
ery, (he civil war, tho gold standard
and free trade, Senator Gallluger of
New llaiiiphlro (oday defended toll
exemption for American coai(w.e
vcoU paliig through (ho I'limtmii
Ho mild that (ho 44.1,01)0,000 woilli
of ihiiicli properly lu Washington ev.
I'lnpli'd I'ioiii luxation whs us imicli
ii nbldy a Iho loll cxfiuplloii, To
Int ciininlcnt, Im iiild, Ihe iIi'IiiocihU
khoulil i'ic a Inllfe-Hlo at Cape lleniy
mid off Humly llixtk.
'Ami I wlhl ak( nhul yhwii h
hiiUidy Ut h hmvhI Mjtiriilwti
Wil, kWk uri U- jjuikMiji U) W.
ON QUESTIONABLE DEALS
T. A. EDISON'S DAUGHTER TO MARRY IN JUNE
Y- "JV4 '" ''i1 "V M
MH : JBAfflHLiHBBlflasE & 1
rf '&' w . Wrv!&Hr ' JtKWWrj'ttiLVsw i
i i ..
Miss Madeleine Edison, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tkoau A. M1m, WIN
be married on June 17 to Mr. John Eyre Sloane, la her praite' keaM, G!m
moot. Llewellyn Tark, West Oruft, N. 3.
NO SOLUTION Of
WASHINGTON, May 10. No im
mediate solution of thu strike situa
tion in Colorado is in sight and mem
bers of the Colorado congressional
delegation reiterated today the hone
thnt President Wilson would allow the
federal troops to Muv there for the
time being. The president reassured
them that lie hns no intention of tak
ing away the troops at present, but
was insistent that immediate steps be
taken for .settling the strike,
ltepresentative Taylor called on
tho president todny .'.ml Senator
Thomas saw Secretary Garrison on
the sume subject.
LS ANGELES, Cal., May 19.
Ten charges of rebating wero filed
today against tho Southern Pacific
'railroad In an indictment returned
by tho federal grand Jury. The In
dictment was tho result of Investiga
tion by the Intor-stttto commerce com
mission which found, according to
tho allegations of the Indictment
that tho company leased n citrus fruit
packing house at Uedlnnds for U0
and then sub-let it to tho ltedlands
Golden Orange Association at u rato
of IS1.33 per month.
scls thi-otigh the l'aiiaina canal en
vottlu to or (iiuiiug- fiom (ho I'acifie
inlernnliuipil exposiliont" said the
Senator Galliuget' iusU.ed that u
Weak retreat, titicli as proposed fiimi
the nation's itttitudo on tolls, would
simply he an iucuutho to Japan to
renew with fresh lgor lis; elainiii in
California Hid lo other nations lo
iCBiurcct old grli'taiicex.
Ho uld Iho tolls iptcnliou wii not
Hlhilrahlu lieciui.e of thu interest of
Koiiuliii' Mill Ion of Ohli) ili'i'latiil
line iliploimiliti policy uf the Uillv'l
hlulci, In jricni linn's in futnr il
iinillly fr mII nulioim poiH tor
Mi Ihw 4)inriwiNuliort In vr t
OF SPANGLE BMNU,
NETS $4000 CASH
Sl'OKANK, Wash., May 10. Three
men entered Iho State Hank of
Spangle, when Cushier O. W. Ncwlon
wns alone, locked him in tho hank
vault, took nbout $4000, went out the
hank door, rented an automobile and
escaped undetected at noon today.
Later n M)sSe wns formed and the
robbers were surrounded in the woods
near Wnverly, Witsh.
Spanglo U twenty miles south of
here. Tho lobbery is said to hnve
been otto of the most daring in the
hintory of eastern Washington.
As soon iu the robbery was discov
ered a posse of men and boys iu uiuo
automobiles started on the road after
tho robbers. At VJSIO o'clock tho
robbers were forced to quit their au
tomobile and they took to tho timber
near tho farm of Arthur Goff.
Telephone enlls wero sent all of
the surrounding towns for help. I),
A. Smith, tho telephone operator at
Wuverl, reported that an effort
would bo made to ):upturc the utep
Newton was able, after hlight do
lay, to open the vault door front the
inside nud gave the alarm just as
the robherr. iu tho automobile of J.
K. llattghan, who was hired to drive
the men to Spokane, was driving
through the main street.
lluughaii was hailed and asked to
stop. The robbers suspecting that
tho robbers iiad been discovered be
gan shooting at the oitixens ami one
of them held a pistol at tho head of
Uatighau ami ordered him to speed
SOCIETY LEADER "'
ROLLS THREE MILES
HAIiTIMOIIr:, Ml May 1U.-0,
Howell I'arr, a social leader In Hal
liinore, who slurled u( 7'A't o'clock
last evening to roll from thu Hlk
Ithlgu Kennel club to University
1'tiikwiiy, u iIIkIuhw of about (hit
mile, completed h (ask today (
1 1 i'.'O u
Ho H'i!'iiiHicd the hul oh h WHysr
uinl fiuUheil In iph1 vuhAIUuhi
For mora (ban fiflw hmi'i, wWt
fitfijiu-nt jnlrrvaJ ft rl; flt, ifrrt
ilMwkcil Im m fm4U until iwi4 vw
m rWf lu M llmd itf Hi m$i'