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patches. Subscribers railing to receive
papera gremptly, phone Ctrcu-
latioa Manager at 250R.
'About the rarest thing nowadays
Is'geed old fashioned common sensol
"Yes, said -Mrs, Scraggs across
tho fence, "we've changed all our
bedroom furniture. We gave away
the black walnut stuff and rut in
mahogany dressers and brass beds."
"Single beds?" Inquired Mrs. Bags.
"Yes; they're ever so much more
convenient. When my husband hides
under one of them I can reach him
with a broom." Cleveland Plain
KvIdcHtly an Aid
Williamson What books have
helped Hooker most??
Henderson The ones he borrowed
from me, I suppose. He never re
turned them. Judge;
Ma (Trump Rays
"Dont! make your defenso too
strong. Lots of time you'd never
know a feller ever had a drink it
you didn't smell the cloves." Pe
Mrs. Murphy was getting the
BHpper for the children on Satur
day night when a young woman
came to her door.
"I'm a collector for tho Drunk
ards' Home," sho said. "Could you
"Come around tonight, and I'll
glvo you Murphy," said the house
wife, as she went about her work.
Hard to Impress
"Yes," said nonchalant Mr. Worn
hat, "I was in 73gypt."
"I suppose you stood awestruck
before the grand and solemn
"Well, I gavo it tho once over."
t Pittsburg Post.
licnevolent Individual Yes, sir;
I hold that when a man makes a
little extra money his first duty is
to mako his wife a present of a hand
Rtran&er You area social phil
osopher, I prtsumo?
U, I. No; I'ma dry goods mer
chant. Abundance Attained
"Strange," said tho first tramp,
meditatively, "how few of our
youthful dream's over come true?"
"Oh, I dunnoI".sald his compan
ion.,. "I remember when I used to
dream about wearln long pants, and
now I guess J wear 'era longer than
any one else In the country." Ladles
'Your bow says that tho trou
ble wlthTblH""oflee is that he can'
gefc things done'
"Yes, 'I've noilced that myself re
garding a raise in my salary."
"Hoy, did you see n man pass
here with one oyes closed?"
lfow did ho look?"
Wlth his other eye.'
' , ' "
PM of Absence
"I Me Mr, Glugg pass on his way
te work every morning and ho looks
Wry sad since Ills wife went to the
etWHNtry, He must miss her,"
"I bet he does! She took the key
to the MlJarette with her."
NEW Y011K, Mhv 10. The T.urU
innta disnMter today continued to
tlominnto the stock market, price
falling soon nfter a firm opening. De
clines were moderate nt the outset,
but gained in extent during the fitt
hour. War specialties, particularly
llcthlelicm Slet-l nml Westtnghouse
Electric, were, wenk from the start,
losing a to 2 Hints.
United States Steel nml Heading
sold down to n purity with the low
level of Inst Friday. Southern Pa
cific, Great Northern, Pennsylvania,
St. Paul nml Mexican Petroleum went
under their low quotations of thnt
That the investment situation shows
little distmbnnce wns seen in the an
nouncement that nlmot 00 per cent
of the Pennsylvania railroad $('m,
000,000 bond issue hail been sold.
Liquidation became more effective
toward midday, at which time lead
ing stocks were nt lowest levels for
the current movement nml the general
list showed acute weakness.
Tho movement got part of its im
petus from rumors from Washington
and foreign sources, which bore upon
the tenseness of the situation.
Cotton broko badly just before
noon today, losing in nil " points ns
the result of alarming rumors wlucn
reached brokers from Washington ami
elsewhere. The reports were prompt
ly dctiied nnd the market quickly rnl-
NAMES DRAWN FOR
SPRING GRAND JURY
Tho work of selecting the spring
Jury was completed this week. The
grand jury has also been selected and
Will go into session May 17th. There
are three men in Jail now awaiting
the action of the grand Jury. Dut all
indications point toward a short ses
sion as tho civil docket Is fairly
The grand Jury will bo composed
of Oris Crawford, foreman; Ed
Helms, J. E. McDonald. E. D. Woi
vcrton, Peter Barneburg, C. R.
Moore and Lloyd Houston.
The petit Jury is as follews:
Benj. C. Sheldon. Medford.
K. E. Meyers, Lake Creek, farmer.
Win. H. Stewart, Medford, retired.
T. E. Scantlln. sr., Medford, farmer
C. S. Drake, Meadows, farmer.
Robert Moore", Gold Hill, merchant
Dan D. Duff, Medford, farmer.
S. S. Abbott, Ashland, farmer.
Geo. Putnam, Medford, editor.
F. K. Deuel, Medford, merchant.
Wallace Galbrlth, Wlmer, farmer.
T. E. Daniels, Medford, merchant.
William HllUa. Wlmer, farmer.
II. 8. Lynch, Talent, farmer.
C. E. Clark. Central Point, farmer.
M. S. Karnham, Ashland, orcbard't.
Oscar E. Blackington, Gold Hill,
Clifton Smith, Rogue River, farm'r
A. E. Hall, GrlHIn creek, rancher.
A. S. Klelnhammer, Buncom, far
mer. C. E. Woolverton, Ashland, farmer.
K. B. Oatman, Talent, farmer.
W. A. Van Goethcn, Wlmer, farm'r
Charles nuck, Watklns, farmer.
Corbln Edgell, Eagle Point, farmer
F. L. Barlow, Eagle Point, farmer.
L. W. Smith, Gold Hill, banker.
J. R. Robinson, Talent, farmer.
Edward Foster. Beagle, farmer.
Frank R. Myers, Rogue River, far
mer. J. F. DItsworth, Jr., Derby, farmer.
LEO FRANK TO HANG
(Continued from page one
not upon the facts or the evidence.
"Since tho jury hennl the case, no
court of inquiry or review hits (lifted
tho evidence. No decision of nny up
penls court undertook to predicate nn
opinion or the record of the testimony
nnd evidence. The doubt of the trial
judge, as to my guilt still remnins."
IT'S IN HIS POWER TO
START WAR WITH CHINA
Count Okumnj Jnpimi'fo premier,
who may plunge lite country itito war
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The heavy fire
PREDICT RETURN OF
Tho Itev. C. K. Dodge, who left
Medfonl two mouths, ago upon order
from n father nnd brother of one of
bis women converts, will return to
this city Wednesday, accompanied by
bis wife. This bus been "rv cnletl"
in the latest prophecy, nnd was re
ceived by member of the congrega
tion nt their hist meeting, held in n
homo on West Fourth street. At the
snmo time word wn. received thnt
the "non-believer" who was telliu?
tales on the cult founded by the Ilev.
Dodge, would be pitni-bed. The con
gregation were nln told the mime of
Though without n pastor, the flock
holds regular meetings in homes of
the converts. The sect predicted that
Hoxy Ann wonbl erupt nnd destroy
Medford, nnd last week received n
message in n somewhat indefinite
form thnt n holocaust was duo to de
vastate the eitv nnd alloy.
BRINGS PRETTIEST OF
HIS FOUR WIVES HERE
She'tf bis favorite wife. Dcautifiil
Spanish bride of His Highness Jngut
Jit Singh Ualiudur, an Indian rajah.
They arc on their way to the exposi
tion in Snn Francisco.
By action of tho county court this
morning a bridge is assured across
the Applegate at the Junction of the
Middle. Fork nnd Elliot creek. The
structure will cost 91000, $250 being
granted b Jackson county, $2G0 by
Siskiyou county, CaJ., and tho re
maining ?50Q by the farmers and
miners vt jtho HI no Ledge district.
Tho application wns granted upon tho
petition of tho Medford Commercial
club, and the residents of the Bluo
Led go district. . .
The bridge will glvo an outlot into
the Rogue River valley of tho lower
Klamath river district and tributary
country. Tho Cook and Green Pass
rtall, building under the direction of
the forestry, department Is tho con
John A, Perl
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BRITISH MARINES FIRING ON MOSLEMS
from nltio-' warships drove the Tttrka
O. lUvejgnnrd, while working in hi
garden nt his home on l.nt Main
street whs stricken with paralysis on
the left siilo and lies nt Snored I lent t
hospital in n mtious condition.
Hwejgnnnl is an artist, his grentct
work being the construction of iulnid
wool work, which won first priro til
Iho Lewis ami Clark exposition nt
Portland in 100."). He has these pic
tures on exhibition nt the San Fran
cisco fair. The picture thnt won the
highe-t nwnrd nt Portland is well
known to Medfonl cop!c, having
hung tut the wnlls of the Medford Nit
tional bank for the last ten years.
The stricken man is well known in this
COST TEN DOLLARS
Kmest Womnck, a voting man, wns
fined flO nnd co-Is m the police
eotirt this morning on n disorderly
conduct charge.' Vottnu Womiifk i
alleged to have' thrown a fniidwicli
at the Community day dinner nt the
City park Saturday noon, that struck
a woman isitnr. She remonstrated,
whereupon the voting man is said to
have used insulting language. Wo
mnek was dimi-M'd upon the promise
that he would apologize to the womnr
and secure Iter permission for the re-
mixsion of the fine
The nffuir nconrred hrli
asked Womnck lof"tbrow I
hen a friend
him a Mind
wicb." WoiwiPk diil, tho sandwich
bitting the woman, This was the only
incident nppro.ii-liiiig disorder luritif.
Medford's Leading Theater
MONDAY and TUESDAY
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CHARLES CHAPLIN in
'By the Sea" '
LUIM.V FEATURE ,
RATIvIl AT UO,pUM9
Thrco Parts -
THE SORT OF A (JlltL WHO OAMR
Special feature for tho Modern
Woodmen of .America
"THE .MAX WHO CAM 1 3 HACK"
FROM CAPTURED TURKISH REDOUBT
out of this redoubt, whicli is now held
Word was received by the South
ern Oregon Traction company (Uul
11m line) that there would ho no for
mal hearing of their application for
tho right to cross tho Southern Pa
cific tracks at Main nvouuo, by the
Htulo Itnllroad commission. All the
details of tho petition will bo con
dueled by mall, tho commission find
ing It wns ttnablo to como to south
i'rn Oregon ni scheduled. It Is said
tho Southern Pacific will offer no
contest on tho application, nstdo front
the fixing of crossing expenses,
proper tees, and signal facilities.
LONDON, .Jlnr 10.--TV Central
News has rcccncd n diateh ftotn
its correspondent at flcnoi. who nys
n telegram rccciwd there from Mun
ich declares that the (lenuati Milium
ritie C-71!) wns rcspotiNiblu for the
sinking of the Lii-ilanin.
IN Til 13
A story of country and city llfo
COM I NO
The Comedy Hit of tho Season
MRS. BLACK IS
FIVE AND TEN CENTS
A Mid-Summer Night's Dream I
V' . A W
by Hrilitsh mnrinrx.
Trnlfie on tho Soiitlietii Pacific
fnuu the Houtli is ixiriilyyeil, owing to
tho washout of tliiee-ipntilers of it
milii of track near Kennel I, Cal. Lo
cal officials suld toduv that they did
not expect n ttiiiu before Thursday
afternoon. In the uicaulime nil travel
for Califoriiiit points below Kciiticll
will be rouled via Dcmcr. Tim Sbitsltt
Limited, due in Ibis city at 2 :.I0 n. in.,
is tied up hv tbo washout. Ilenvv
iniiis and flood conditions in the Sue-
rnmento river wtllcv lire responsible'
for the condition. '
"The Inside of the
Siimiiil London'- World-ltenowni'd Photo I'lii. in Piu llig
The Most Graphic Exposurclof the White Slave
Traffic Ever Attempted.
Produced at n Cost of $20,000
This is Iho photoplay thai was seized nnd stopped by ho Scuttle
police nt tbe Melbourne theater Inst week. It wait uftciwnrd te
Iciifecd without prejudice, mid nt the urgent Millcilntlou of refoim
worker, in that city it lias been engaged for u iclurii ditto nt tbe
If you Nympathire with c looked police wotk nml the ruin of innocrnt
Ybiiig girls DON'T COM II. You will ,e ..ITcmlcd. If you would
know the trail of the serpent from homes like your own to thn gate
ways of hell in n city's "rcMrictcd district" go to (ho It Theater to
night nnd see it powerful sermon without wonls. You will come
nwny it I'lcnner-miiiileil man or woman.
Helen Knight, physician In charge of the M&;dalene Heme, New
' York City, says of this film: "The presentation of yeur picture, 'The
Inside of the White Slave Traffic,' In every town nnd hamlet In the
United States would mean the elimination of white slavery."
there Is nothlnrj in these pictures to offend the pure-minded.
ONLY THN CKNTrt
AT' 8:00 P. M.
Admission 25 Cents to All
PARTY Lit IN
HAdtAMKNTO, Cab, May 10.
PottC bills wiping out all political
party lines In stuto olnrtlnnn and
leaving tho purl)' Inbol only to can
didates for count osinun and United
Slntes senator ntatnl out as thn most
Important cglnlntlou onaclod by tho
forty first California leglslattie,
which adjourned slno die today, Un
der tliu uoii'ptirtlsatt nets, voters will
iculstcr without naming any partisan
affiliation. At primary elections
where niumhern of con Kress are to bo
nominated, there will bo only ouo
ballot, Voters when handed their
ballot will deelnro thulr pnrt' and
all candidates for congtess of other
pnrtlcn will ho stittnped out'. In place
of Iho present method of selecting
delegates to tlio stain party conven
tions, committees will bo elected by
congressional dUtrlrt, nnd they, with
thn party iiomln6es for congress will
compose tho state conventions.
Movements bavo been begun by
advocates of tho party political sys
tem In stale government for n refer
endum on these ubit.partlsau meas.
tires, which were tho principal leg
islation urged hy (Inventor Johnson,
Other Important bills for raiting
approximately ten per cent, tho tax
rates on gross revenues of Corpora
tions, permitting thn employment of
statu prisoners on highways, for es
tablishing a tuberculosis test for dairy
cows, no inllkto bo sold from rows
showing symptoms of tuberculosa
and atandardltntlou tests for fruit,