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About Medford mail tribune. (Medford, Or.) 1909-1989 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 16, 1915)
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MEDFOKD MATL TRIBUNE, MKDFORD. OREGON,-TO U RRDAY -SEPT15MB13K. 1C, IMS
WILL WED SON OF MILLIONAIRE
A coroner's autopsy nt Klnmnth
Tails Monday rovcalcd lliat Iloscoo
15. Cnntrall, dlrd by his own hnnd
from taking potassium cynnldo tlio
most powerful poison known to
science. Denlh was instantaneous.
Worry over financial troubles Is eIvoh
ns the reason for tho rash act. Can
trail was horn and raised upon tho
ApplcRate. Ills brother Miles still
lives there. Ho was 43 years 6f oro,
nnd well known In this city and val
ley. Tor fifteen years ho lived In tho
Klamath country, and operated a saw
mill nt Slcnn.
Cnntrall purchased tho poison with
which he ended his llfo Saturday on n
visit to Klamath Falls, and was ino
rosn and despondent at the tlmo ac
cording to evidence gathered by the
coroner. Iloforo leaving for home Sat
urday evening ho called upon i num
ber of old friends and kin and bado
them good bye, though this proced
ure was so couched as to arouso no
Tho poison wns administered near
midnight In nn outbuilding of his
homo, nnd tho body wns found short
ly Rflorwnrds, Ho is survived by n
wife and ono child. Tho funeral ser
vices wcro held Wednesday morning.
EL IJAHU, Ti&akASai .'& All
wiih (jiiiet 011 the
Silli Wirt, well-known nclress, wIiuku t'liKiigeincnt with J. I). Spreck
cIh, ,fr., oC Snn Diego, I'ul., wiih rccrnllv nnnoiiiii'eil. Young Sprcckels ih
the hou of John U. .SpiffkelH, multi-millionaire 11 ml one of . the weM'n
An express piiokngo conUiining
"driion" wntehcH, einiKlgnetl to Mar
tin Iti'ihly of thin city, wiih ntolon
from tlie express ear of northbound
imst-onger No, 10 Wednesday night,
til Ashhinil, unil 'found this morn
ing in an irrigation ditch near, that
t'lly. Tho thief in fleeing with lil.s
loot, tried to jump the ditch and
failed. The package wiih lroped in
tho wnlcr, and tho water Nonkcil
witi'ht'H woro delivurud to tho local
jowejer IIu'h morning. Tho cxproHw
imnkago wih iiiIkkciI upon tho urrival
of tlio Iraiii at thin uitv, nnd it mcH
Huge wiin MMit t Ashliuid as a tracer.
The watches were vqliu'd at .Hot),
mid were of the latest make itnd de
hign. They weie nhippdl from Cin
cinnati. There in not the Hlightoit
truce of the thief.
FLAG TO SCHOOL
Veterans of the Civil war In reun
ion In this city marched to tho High
school this afternoon, where with tho
W. It. C. they presented u flag to tho
cohool In tho slmplo and Impressive
uxorclses. They marched through
Main otreet and were headed by n
drum corps. As they marrucd they
sang songs of '01 and 'H.V
At non n lunch was served In Ht.
Mark'H hall .to tho old soldiers, nnd
oxerclnos were hold In tlio city park.
The reunion will close tomorrow.
I'UKSNO, Cal., Sept. 1C-drapes
by tho thousands of tons are being
dried by growers in tho vicinity of
Fresno this season to bo used as hog
leed. This method or utilizing tho
wlno grapes was determined upon by
iniiny growers after nn announcement
JiiBt week by tho Cullfornln drape
("rowers' association that no grapes
would bo purchased this year.
Tho grapo growers ho also raise
hogs nnd am to feed their own dried
grapes to their hogs bellovo that In
tho etui they will furo better than
the men who will bo compelled to sell
their cured grapes on tlio market.
WRECKED BY TRAIN
A Dodge nutomoliifr, behiiigiii to
n. 'K flnlley of the I'iilnee rooming
house, and drncii by Miss OIihIvh Wil
son was demolished Wednesday even-
inp; by iinrthliound Southern Pacific
passenger truiii No. 1(1, at I lie Hear
Creek orchard crossing; Mis. Ilallev
aceoinpaiiicd Miss Wilson. The en
gine auto "died" on the track while
the women wete opening n gate. The'
engineer of the train stopped after
he had struck the machine.
According In eyo witnesses the
train wiih (100 Icel nway when tlio en
gineer gave Iuh first warning hlnst,
and llml ho continued to hlow thq
whistle iih the women run up the
track wiiviiiK for tho . cnglu'ecr' to
halt. MisH Wilson made nn effott to
start (lie car, hut failed, and added
her efforts to those being" mndo to
stop the ti'niu, nfterwaids.
Attorney (Iuh Kewbuiy has been
retained lfT H nl Icy, mid 11 claim for
dumngevs will ho filed against ihe
railroad upon Ihe grounds thut the
engineer could have stopped within
, GERMANS CAPTURE PINSK.
(Continued from pagn 0110)
(remainder, ho suggested Hint the stato
I sell tlio timber for the benefit of tho
common school fund, nnd tho cleared
lands opened to entry where suitable
Where not suitable, he suggested that
tho state hold them for reforestation.
Del Itio, Tcxtln,.-J00 milch W&Ocrc
and on the borderUH fur wesUnACn-
huiihuH, N. M, when the celehration
of Mcxico'H indeiendcnt'e day -begun
1 Autoiuohiles' lie'aiiiig the niitiotinl
tri-colof lippeured ".oji, tho streets,
The police frecpit'iitly insisled upon
the ears carrying the American flag,
in addition to the tri-i'olor, litid in
Mich cases tho tri-eolor usuully was
An early alarm of a Mexican out
break at Del Jtio, Texas, caused a
strengthening of the patrols of cus
tom house river guards and soldiers,
but there wiih no sign of a demonstra
tion when dawn broke.
MtOWN'SVIMiE, Texas, Sept. 1(1.
-Heginning nt midnight, the stmt of
Mexican Independence day, there was
much shooting; nnd shouting along the
Mexican side of tho river, hut no iliH
orders wero observed nnd nothing in
the nature of 11 threat toward the
American side of tho river. All early
reports to the army and civil officials
indicated a peaceful celebratiou of the
holiday by Mexicans of tins section.
Dvlnsk, although tho llussliius Appar
ently are holding their opponents in
check in this region.
Ihho letting Vigor
Counting their captures In Ciallcln
tho Russians lately have been taking
more prisoners than they havu been
losing. In Kngland hopes aro rlHlng
that Hurl Kitchener did not 11111K0 an
Incautious redlctlon when lie declar
ed that OermniiN had shot her bolt,
but (list his slHleiunnt was based on
facts. It Is said horn that Von llln
denburg's drive Is losing Its vigor,
while Von Mnckcnscn Is striving to
overcome tho difficulties of the marsh
country and tho Aiistiians appear to
be unable to local n the upper hand
The llnlkun situation Iiiih not reach
ed a settlement. The llrlttMli pios
views llulgarla's attitude w 1 1 It t-oiuu
- 1 1
LAND GRANT DISCUSSED.
(Continued from Page One,)
railway eompiuo's eijulty In the lands
nnd then to thiovv open to Immediate
settlement such part as as suitable
to agricultural purposes. From tho
x Better Corn FIakes
Hindi by n brand new i)roi'oss iniiglityi-tiwtyand
nlwnvK ivndrto si'rvii.
resulting IVoni yenrs of prnctii'o nnd study, art! tho
iniKM'swccI meats of clioici'st rndinn Corn skilfully
toasted to ti eraekly, golden-brown erispness.
Hy ;i new process the true corn flavour, unknown
to clu'ii flakes of the past, is brought out, in overy
As you pour Toasties from the pnekngo, notii the
little penrly "puffs" on the flakos a distinguish-'
iug ehsiraet eristic of these New Toasties. Another,
point they don't mush down when cream or milk
Insist upon these distinctive
Now Post Toasties
corn flakes tho
They're New and Different
and Mighty Good!
' sold by Grocers everywhere.
LONDON. Sep! 10 Ili.tih cut
willies at the Daidnnellr- up to Aug
ust '21 wore H7,(i;ii. The numbor
killed in that liiu w I7.U0&
These, figure, wme inrluiiisl Ih the
grand total ol HHtinfa 0giMtl(it Mli
jftlu'il earlier m thr wisk.
, Toiiny'li UIIIMMIIM'Mt)Ht M4k tWtt
;iilinbi'r of oflH-en killwl Hit).
ifim thv 'ntimlirr of uin KI.1T8.
wounded '.'371 olfwen ami A0.U67
Hicii HiUin(f, HU ofu'vi. dthl tmSl
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WE FIT YOUR FEET" "y " ;&&,
AND ALSO YOUR PURSE. -'V T ;
If you do not feel like paying as high'f
as Five Dollars J or vour Sh'oes woJiaMt
splendid values at $l.o0, !?I.O0, .5Q,
:i.O0 and $2.50. . ,x
We take as much nrido in buying -tjur
Tw Dollar and a half Shoes as we do 111
selecting our l'Mve Dollar grade, service
to our customers U; our aim regnrdlititt
of the price they wUh to pay.
Hear in liilnil
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(i(M)H KIIOIA" itulli our ItukliutMi
v-' 1. Buy Pictorial
;; Per yard
always give t
- ,.r ir-i.iivf Dr5 Goods Store
! GOOD FALL MERCHANDISE MOST MODERATELY PRICED Y
MORE OF THE NEWEST WOOLEN DRESS GOODS VERY TEMPTINGLY
STORM SERQrE AT 50 YD.
jijst ihe thing for Children's
School Dresses and evcry-day
wnnv. .n inn an wuui kjiuh
' SATINES 50
This Satine is well adapted to 1
all purposes where durability X
2 '. -.. !....i.: :.ini,,i is reouired, used in so
serges, inn ou-jiiciia iu .
,...':.. ..n ..i .mw mir ways, for ynnonos,
Sel per ytu enly: iiO Dresses, Pettieiats and Suit or V
Coat Linings. Conies m rich
NEW NOVELTY CHECK AT
nlain shades, with self colored
designs ,also small ricli colored
ess patterns, price per yard is V
HG-ineh New Check Dr
Goods conies in blue and white, ony ; 50
brown ami wnue, assonuu,
fancy, also black and white, o.ur Njj- OUTING FLANNEL
special price only, per yd...49
56-INCH ALL WOOL FALL We offer for this season extra A
CLOAKING $1.50 good value Outing Flannel,
Come plain and fancy Mix- "ever before equalled for..lO V
urns, wnrth.im in &2.50 nor vd. Good grade plain white Outing t
40-INCH SILK POPLIN 98
f -t j t
iNrade in all new lull shades, lias
beautiful lustre and finish,
guaranteed as good as any reg
ular $1.25 Poplin, special
price, at 98p
New assortment Cotton
Ohallies, large assortment,'
per yard 5
Staple Apron Gingham
and American Prints, per
Bungalow 'Apronsj amide
well, look wqU, wear well,
at :T. 48
special opening price, per yard Flannel 7, 8, 10, lS
only l.&u and xap.
A. B. C. SILK 45
Come 36-inehc8 wide and has
beautiful soft finish, a good
wearing fast color wash Silk
guaranteed to retain its luster.
All new shades, price, per yard
only k 45
Four spools J. & P. Coats
Spool Cotton 25
Nine silk covered Collar
Stays for 5d 1
Five Silk J Tail Nets, with A
elastic for 10 &
Three dozen good Safety
Pins for 5
MILLINERY AND DRESSMAKING DEPARTMENT IN CONNECTION.
LA ST TIME TONIGHT
(The $100,000.00 Screen Star)
4 . in
ThcGrcatcst of photo-plays. A thrilling drama of
love, the lust for gold, and deadly hatred.
fJJive Hundred Thrilling Scenes
' See Farnum in the great fist-fight, which excels even
his 'wonderful perfQr,mance in The Spoilers.
Special musical program for this attraction arranged
by Mr. Lyle C. True, organist.
This picture will start at 7:30, 8:45 and 10 o'clock.
Patrons will enjoy this feature the more if seated at the
beginning of it.
PRICES: Lower floor 25c, Balcony 15c, Children 15c