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MEDFORD MATT, TRTPtTNTC. ftfEDFORD. OREGON, WEDNESDAY, JTN3 10, 1915
ME ADVENTUROUS SIW.IIIIY1T0, VISIT VOLCANO METZ REFUSED
A fuvornlile report ou the npplicn
tioii of tlu Hobiio Itiver l'tildlc Ker
vico Conxriiti(n for n liftht fnin
oliiso in the city of Mcdrcird wiih
ffivcn liy tlio Ii'kIiI committee of the
ilv council nl tlio rrtiliir meeting on
Tuemlny nifjlit. An ordinance etn
lind.viiijj tlio deinnndn of tlio council i
hcitifr prcpurcil, tlio chief fenlurew jf
winch nrc tlio elmiHcs tlml the vvii-s
lie iiudcrtfroiuid, thnt it hull out to no
competitor with n nntnher of veim
to he fixed, nnd flint ft per cent 'if
the grow enminpt he diverted to the
city. The new lif;ht compnnv ni;rces
to these cIiaiikch. A Hpoeinl meeting
of the council will he held Friday to
fuither consider the mutter.
An extension of hix lnonlW lime
wiiH grunted to the liulliH street cur
lino for the completion of its two
miles of truck within the cilv limit,
.delay heinj; eiiuned hy tho failure to
Hceuru eroKNinir nulils over the Main
Htreet cinisHinu of the Southern Pa
The ilninngn claim of M'ih. 0. H.
1'iervc for .'f'J.'iOO for injury Huntiiincd
hy a full over n mine, in the Hldownlk
in front of the Economy market, was
ic fen od to (ho financu coinuiiltco.
The question of two Weeks' vaca
tion on pay for cilv firemen wiih
brouejit up, Chief Lnvvlon holding
that iih all other city cmplovcK were
planted thin favor, tho fire Ijovh
hhould not ho excluded. The rpieslion
will ho decided at the next regular
A petition wan presented nuking
for the vacation of Evergreen htreet
mid taken under cmiHidcration.
A claim of .$ l.'i from 11. (1. Shearer
for dumnjje to IiIh property from a
bunded hydrant was allowed.
0. M. Sclsliv and the Ilolhind lint'
Mere granted liipior IfccrisoH.
Darinfj Maids Tempt Wrath of Amer
ica's Only Volcano They Go Into
Devastated Darker Zone to View
Angry, Flrc-Splttlnn Mountain
That Once They Ascended.
NKW YOltK, dune 10. -Supremo
Court JiiHtieo lleudriek today ud
journed the jury trial of Harry K.
Thaw to determine lux wrnitv until
TucHday next, pending the deciHiou of
tho court of appeals, which has hecn
nuked hy the Mate to Micate Ju.ntie.0
lleulriek'H order fjr tlie trial.
STREET CAR STRIKE ENDED
(Continued trom pnKQ ouo)
Mayor Thompson unlocked tli
doorH of his office. The Inlior lead
ers put on their coats and marched
out, their faces wreathed in smiles
"Wait a minute," called the mayor.
"I want to tell you uteri how much 1
rippreeiato what nu have done," he
wild. "I will accept this response
liilil.v uud know that it will he hard.
1 will do the dent can and see that
u bipiare deal is jjiveii all aioiind."
Arliiti-ntlijn Next NNvk
SeWnum of the hoard of uihitta
(ion prohahlv will he begun earlv
ne.t week, it was announced. Tlio
plan decided upon stipulate that all
questions' at ishiie will he heatd with
out any advanced ugncotMous hav
ing heen made.
Announcement of a settlement
came loo late to Mint en its for the
iuh hours early today and the ureal
Jjnnies of workers were unllgeri avaiu
to depend on the tlinuMiudt. of motor
Imimvh, moving trucks, ice wagons and
railroad Hihuilmu trnitis for trims
perdition. Officials of the traction steiii
tclcgrnphcd to eastern lahor ngencnH
not to employ any mine men ms
htrikehreakers. Six thoiuaud men
already had heen started heic, it was
said. Sixteen handled stiikelireuk
eih armed last night and were plae
en miner gnnnr in lotiuiuir House
and terminals of the companies.
IMPOSED UPON UNITED STATES
( Continued from pni;o nun)
were NUlmtantliited, It would involve
diplomatic linage nnd courtCHy.
Arnurleaii tied Crow official are
Inclined not to question tho Identity'
of Dr. Moyor-Uorliaiil. They said he
enmo hearing apparently propur let
tors of Introduction and with tho en
dorsement of tho German enilmmey.
Ho took away with him a rortlfloa-
tlon to Ills signature on a letter of
Identification an a delocato of the
German Kcd Crow, untitled to pro
tection under tho Ocnova convention
Tho certification, however, wan to hid
signature and not hla Identity
Sorno Inquiry probably may be di
rected to the mlnUter from Denmark.
Conutautln JJrun, who Is natd to have
arranged for the passage of Mt)c.r
Gerhard on the Mcanier United
(Story No. 1.)
SACUAMKNTO, Cal., Juno 10.
Three days camped at the foot of
Mount KuHHt'ii, the fiei'y monster thnt
has devastated one of the most fer
tile regions In the world, and that has
hclchcd forth its wrath, driving hun
dreds of people from the homes thev
have hnilt and the lands they lime
tilled, brought no terror to the hearts
of three Sacramento uiils, Inez, Shir
ley and Aiitonin Hyatt, daughter of
Kdvvurd Hyatt, state nupeiintendeiit
of public instruction.
These girls have braved the rough
est mountain trails and have climbed
the highest peaks of the Sierras, in
cluding Mount Whitney and Shasta.
Wlial would Hccin to most k'iHs un
dertiikiiifs fitted only to the eiiiliir
nnee of weathered piouects are to
them pleasures rare.
Now that they hae returned from
the shadow of Itiissen filled with the
enthusiasm of their Uniiiie and won
derful experience, it docs not Seem to
them that they have accomplished
miytliine; out of the ordinary. They
feel that what they have done anyone
can do, uud nccoidiue; to their story
the feat is well worth trying.
"You see, wo feel like we own
Mount l.assen," stated one of the
uirls. "Three veals no with another
siste.nuud our two brothers we climb
ed tho mountain uud viewed the then
dormant crater. From previous out
ings with our burro pack train we
knew (he country of both Lassen and
Hat creek, so of course when the
great volcano broke forth it was to
us of ureal interest nnd we desiied to
see ootir old friend in one of his out
bursts of minor.
"We have climbed mnnv inoro dif
ficult mountains, but wo have return
ed this time with a nionsiite of pride,
for in that country iluyono who has
ever sealed the sides of Mount LnH
sen is a hero.
"Iliivinr Seen the volcanic r'inn
when it was clothed in verdure and
resting in peace Uud (lillct, it was
hard fonts to believe that kucIi huoe
had been crcatrd. Wo did not fully
realize the impoit of the journey that
wo.wcro about to take, but now, huv
iiiL' seen, we would ' liuliuvu utmost
nn. thing that anyone could say iibonl
"It is impossible to describe this
phenomenon, One Mould have to M'e
to appreciate. It is wonderful, uud
anyone who can should eeitaiiily
avail themselves of the opportunity
of Fcciny thl, u real, active, Ameri
can volcano, and that which we fully
believe to be' one of Ihu flit ill e won
ders of California.
"We left Saeridncnlo Sundav. May
;i(), in our automobile with just as few
trappings as were necessary. Wuiin
clothes, n few provisions and sleep
ing bags completed our outfit,
"People told us all along the way
that our tires would he cut to piece
and that we would inner he uble to
make the journey, but our little old
I'nrd went wherever we wuuted it to
go, up hill and down dale, without au
"It is not that wo have done nn
thing so marvelous or that our ma
chine is any better than any othei.
It simply tdiows what any one can
"On the night of June I we camp,
ed on Mauznuita lake, about tlnee
anil a half miles from l.usseu; we
made our camp out in the open, with
nothing hut the lake between us uud
the mountain. The view was per
fect. "That nujht wc lay in our MccpiuK
hags on the ground, taeiuic the ob
ject of our jouincv. The wind was
bitter cold and wc were glad that our
wool-Hidded bleeping bagt. weie so
enry and warm. There is no loginu
in ( ahtonim colder than hikMUi.
"The greatest convenience of a
sleeping bag is that ou can sit up
in it without exposing .xourstdf to the
cold. The bag conies nght up with
"This liixuiy was taken advantage
of at about 10 o'clock. It was a halt
hour hefoie inooniuo. Someone no
tiecd h flame piwt like a red linger I
rUo up out of the mountain, Will
the fir.t 'Oh, look" we were all thtvi '
silting bolt upright in our slcepmj
hags, gaxiug in thrilled evihu t u' I
across the smooth waters of Mmum i
uita lake toward Mount la-, l(,l
standing there in the thioes i ait,
(To be continued toiuoimw I
AMERICA WORLD PEACEMAKER
(Oouttmuecj trom Page l.)
An ci-upllon of Mount Lassen sliu liar to the one viewed by the llyntt
sisters from Manjinlta mh
COST OF LUG STILL
WELLS SAYS SCHOOL
WASHINGTON, .luuc III. The
cost of living is higher tlinu ever in
the United Stntcs, so fur us govern
ment statistics show, uud is incicus
ing each year. In 11)11 the year's
cost of filling the market basket of
the aveiage woikingman's family was
$0.(18 higher than it was in HUH. and
.fO.-l.'l higher than in 111117, calculating
on relative price figuics announced
today by Hie federnj buicaii of labor
statistics ns n result of its most re
cent invosligutiori of ictail prices.
IS SERIOUSLY ILL
LONDON, June li! The KxrhniiRo
Telegraph company hns received
iiespntcli from Ita Amsterdam cor
respondent, who n;iK-n message lias
biHiu received In Amsterdam from
Merlin, giving tho Information that
Count .nppeiln, Inventor of the fam
ous Gorman dirigible balloon, Is ser
lounly III with bronchitis and con
fined to his bed at Stuttgart. The
Count has not been able to keep an
appointment to visit Imperial bead-quarters.
SAUSM, Or., June 1(1.- I'cr-y
Wells, school superintendent of
Jackson county, has advised State
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Churchill (hut a plan adopted by him
this year of setting nside a certuiu
day for visits by the H'ople to tho
rural schools of his county has had
decidedly beneficial results. He de
clines that Hm plail wjiS'ob'servtfd iuj
nearly all tht?'fislril'tsViicfl thpt itv
bioiight the pTloiiloiinneh rltfur to.tlio'
schools uud the work they die ir
NEW YOKK, June Hi. -Count
JJcruslorff was away fioui thu hum
mer quarters of the German embassy
'at Cc'darbm-sti I.. I., lodnv. ' '
' 'ilefiuanA. Mofr, foruif e(liigrers-
man from Now, ,,Yotk. incptioucd in'
. , ,. ., , . it1 t ' . ' ,
IMioinncii kiorifs as uavnig iccu .ap
proached by M'rs. Selmn Lewis tor
assistance m negotiating thu puieh
aso fionitlie.lvt'niiiif'ntol1 -tloUOUU
old-style Krng-Jorgcnscn rifle's in
govbrnmenOnrsetrnls, sniij todnVthat
iiisteail o'f seeing Secretary Iliynn
about the inirchasn of rifles, ho de
clined to have anything to do with
"Eaily in the spring Mrs. Lewis
came to me' he said, "and told mo
that she had information that the
discarded rifles could be bought. She
said that Dr. Alfred Meydr would huv
them and that thev would he buried
to keep them from falling into the
hands of the allies. She then showed
mo a typewritten document which she
said was a Contract for the pui chase
of the rifles, signed by- Dr. A. Meyer.
Mrs. Lewis wanted mu to introduce
Dr. Meyer" to Mr. HrS'tuf.' 1 told her
Count Dernstoiff was the man to do
that If Meyer was wjnit he,represent-J
en mnuicii io ou, anu to mis sua ans
wered that it wiih desired that the in
troduction he unofficial.
"I declined to hnve anything to do
with it. Several days Inter. I met
Captain Franz von I'apcn, military
nttacho of the (Icrninn embassy, and
told him of Mrs. Lewis and her pro
posal. Ho laughed and said it wits
another of those schemes to keep
away from it. Later I mentioned it
to lount liernsioill. tic threw up
his hands, laughed heartily uud saijl:
'Another one of thoso schemes; tho
woods are full of them.' "
Mrs. Selmn Lewis said teday:
"The report is substantially cor
rect so far as it related to me."
Al'tlif yffjcu.of tl,m Scandinavian
AjuoricAhfliifu'itwits said tli'nt.'jho
UptunrT iinibjissitdiirte cinis&in .to
I Italia sailed" unaccompanied ft fien Jin
hrft New York on the steaujer'lJnjt
ed Stntcs. Printed pictures purport-
$i,5' VV V ' ''- ""
Don't blame the road
blame the tires.
-" Lee Tires are made for
"" mountain roads and will
stdnd the knocks.
C. E. GATES
A gang of wandorers whp;rcfufod ';,. , 1)(1 likenysscs of Dr. Meyer
go to work In the hayfloldA tliltf Wrm vfere rtaill bv derks to' huW
were ordered to decamp trny tlt. ,,, uho mUt,)1
irneath tha Water tank Uyl 'iw i -.
the pollco this inornUig.
With Medford Trnrto tn Medford MAit
ALL ESSENTIALS FOR TRAVEL
nro found in n trip East from San
Francisco via the
(SOUTHERN PACIFIC-UNION PACIFIC)
COMPORT. Three trains with "every
modern convenience, home, hotel, op
office for tho business mnii or toilf
jst. Scenery unsurpassed on the
SKKVICK. Xo better to he had.'
Courteous, efficient employed, the
best dining car service. Trains pro
tected day and night hy Automatic
Klcctrio Safety Hlock Signals.
Stop-overs at San Francisco
On one-way tickets of JO days to
visit the Panama Pacific Interna-
I Ajd for-rpurtieujiirs, tijhoyerp.iiinj literature riai.hia route from
,.St$ , J'iyny. agent. v" '
. Southern pacific
x ..I t i ' i '
John M. Seott, General Pnshonger Agent, Portland, Oregon.
I rj j i j ;: "
printinus for militury mid naval purposes."
At some length Mr. Hi van refers
to iutori options to ueutial couuucrcc,
derangement of business uud coils
qiicut icadjiistiueutH and speaks ol
scarcity of Aineiicau ships as one n
the greatest embairassmeuts to the
"Thu neat nil nations aie put to a
gicnt e.p(iuu to preserve neutiali'.v
and me coiistnutly in duugcr of be
iug einbi oiled ill the wur without in
teutiou or lault on their own mii,"
ha dis-luieil, "The niles ol inteina
tioiial law seem to have been made tor
the national at war, rather than I".
MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY PILLED. EXPRESS pR MAILAGE PREPAID.
Sensational Wash Goods Sale
12i2c GINGHAMS 9c
L'OOl) yds. fine Zephyr
(lingliains, nil good slyles
Insl coloi-.i, worth -s
14J'li(' mw yd sj
CENTRAL AVE., NEAR P. 0.
THE WOMEN'S STOKE
15c GINGHAMS 12i2c
2(X)0 yards beautiful new
Dross Ginghams, in
plaids, checks nnd stripes
real loc values J
now, yard LZ42C
the nations at neaee. It i almost
unposhible to alter these rules dir
nig the wr, btsaio any muterial
eliHUge, HffceliiiK hk It would the in
IciesU of the belligerents, would I'
ll seeming violation.
Intel national nmrVicueo
"As soon as ih'hco reluins, thei,
will be a demand tor an uitei national
conference on the mbjeel. The pie
xmnptiou should then be civ en to
peace, for nmeo. not unr, i the 1101
11111I eonditinu. It nations are deter
mined to fight thev should, as tar us
possible, bear the louden tbeinelws
and not be pcimilted to tiaustcr t
to the nations wlmli avoid war bv
icsotting to H11-011 in-tiail ol
I m if."
This is the season for Wash Goods and we have the best :
selection in Medford to offer you. All new snappy up-to-date
styles at reasonable prices. ' ',
fi(H)0 yards of honutiful
new Voiles' and Organ
dies, all 'this season's
styles, new patterns,
really worth loc, " A
this sale, d L UC
)()00 yards of this sea
son s line urtrandies,
Voiles, Rice Cloths and'
Klaxons, in beautiful new
itorat patterns, up to .iu
oOOO yards of extra fine
Organdies and Flake
Voiles, 10 inches wide,
comes in tho much want
ed polo dots and floral de
signs, worth up to;.)c,
this sale, per
30(H) yards of Katines,
Linens, Organdies and
Crepes, in all colors, sold
up to $1,25 a yard, all go
in this sale at.
.uaMinilKN"" 1 I
1 w -- . . r. a
ANOTHER BIG SALE OF SUMMER WAISTS
MIDDY BLOUSES 11 WOMEN'S WAISTS I SILK WAISTS I MIDDY TT.rvrTSP
In a great assortment of
styles, some with flannel
collars, all sizes, values
up to $1.73, (If f r
ehis sale, en. D X Z4 O
All sizes, new styles,
made of good material,
real $1.00 val
ues, now, each
Made of fine voiles and
lingerie cloths, in plain
and fancy stripes, values
up to $2.00,
this sale, ea.
Tn plain and fancy stripefc
all sizes, well made and
up-to-date in style, worth
up to $3.00, dM 'JQ
this sale, ea. tJJ) 1 3 J
cull," the htNttHtwMt decUrv -Vj
Auient'MH crtiitm cmh uule wiMi ., t
duep coH'i'in tb ntauHer in !imi
w-Hr mhmiou ruive intruded tin
selvthi iHtw wir HUUe verslii.,l..i I
aiili w ftvtir & 'ibrta "' '
Cigarettes fifteen years ago
are tsmokeru of
CltmrcttM todny I
SENSATIONAN ALE OF LACES AND EMBROIDERIES
"'000 yards of Cambric
Kmbroideries and Inser
tions, hh1 widths, values
up to 15c, this
("oi-set ("over Kinbroid
ery, new patterns, 18 in.
wide, values up to JJ3c,
Allover Laces, Hands,
llouncings and Kdges, in
wmie, uijick and ecru,
values up to $2.00 a yard,
tins sate, per
wide widths, new iat
tenis, made of fine nain
sook, values up to $1.00,
this sale, per A O
yard . 40C
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