i M Medford Mail Tribune SECOND EDITION WEATHER Ifnlii Tonluiif aikI Hnttmhty, Mitt. ilH, .Min. '-'((..I, Vrc. .VI fort ixM T. .r I 'Hill hi. V fllli AT MEIlTOItP OHKOON, l-'KIIIW. MAIH'II 21. mm NO. 2 m REFORIED SURROUNDED T Carranza Commander States That Bandit Was Defeated by Americans and Mexicans With Loss of Sev eral Men and a Hundred Horses Battle Impending at El Oso. SAX ANTONIO, Tex., Murcli 24. Uenernl I'orahiiig report cd to General Funston today tluit two columns- of tho American expeditionary force wore in the vicinity of. Xtimiipiipu, wlieic lie said Villa was Inst repott ed. No mention of otlior operations wan mntle. This report, .dated today, was tin' first in which flonoml I'or- shing hiul referred to movements south of t'nsns (Jraiides since Mon day. lie Hiiiil ho had established a loiu porary base at Vallo, to mile south of Ousus Ornndoi, on the way to Nnmi(iiipa. Several dust storms had made impossible tint use of nero planes, his ropoit nid. Ocnerul l'vi-shliig added Hint un less permission poulil be seemed to use Hie Northwestern niilroad for the movement of Mipplios. additional motor (rucks would he reipiircd. Italtlc Is llcN)ileil. HI, PASO, Tex.. .March 'Jl. No word had conic to militarv headquar ters early today to throw a lit;ht of confirmation on a icpoit that the I'uitcd States troops and the Cur .runr.ii a nay had surrounded Villa and his mun and a battle was imminent. The report wa received by .Mexican Consul Andres Garcia. Tho Villa outlnws-woro ttaid to ho hemmed in at VA Om about five miles Houth of Namiipiipa, whither Villa hud fled after a conflict witli the ruimnr.istas at Simla' Gertrude. Villa, according to n di-patcli from (Icneral Uertniii. CiitrunxK comma n dcr in tho Held of oMratioun, mnde u stand in the Santa Clara canvou newr Santii Gertrudes but was driven out with a loss of several men killed and 100 horses captured. Villa's Horses Captured, The los- of tho horse was a hard blow to Villa, it wan said, as lie de pends on (he high ipmlity of tho mounts of his men to execute rapid moves from place to plneo and thereby throw off his pursuer. In all of Villa' raids ho has seised seoics of horses, ami these have been corralled in arioli sections of the Chihuahua district. o that as the Villastas dash from one section to another they cmt supply themselves with fresh mounts held in ivserve for this purpose. Information regarding the impend ing battle at Kl Oso was oxpw-tuntly awaited today by Consul Garvin and General fSnvir at .Inure. Itriaudicr (ieiicral liell at Fort Itliss wu with out information regarding General Pershing's forces, whose strategic moves in (he Chihuahua district hew been cloaked in strict silen-e. Fuv sexeral days General IVr-hing hu lnydo no reiMirt to his superior re- itaidiiiK his movements. AppMicutly he i making his own plans of twin- imittji and exooiitiug theii without re porting any move to Major General Fiiiiston and the war department. I'lu I'nniilng Itcglos. The Kl Oo district, whero field ing is rciHiitcd, is- consideiod by Americans of long re-ideneo in Mex ico to be the finest Mature mid farm ing country. It u noted especially for its fine iiotutoes, but it also nro- duce the bet quality of wheat and corn and a neutral grass that grows kueo high in the meadows. Although tho lurms June suffered miioh from rnjds, the peon still persist in their labor, uiul Villu is sjjre of fowl and lictock there a well as pasture and 'O ' (Continued on page fire.) HKKI.IN. March 21 Dr Kail Heirferlcu, secretary of the' laiyeriai treasury, told Ote reichstat t4ay that the fourth German .war loan bad been a brilliant success, the suli- si l!illotl liwil rf-Hi lied .noir II..IU 1" ii" "i' ,""u iijijrka, ON FORCES M T-itimr 1 GERMAN LOAN" I BRILLIANT SUCCESS SAYS HANS Ml 0 N LAS Senator Asliurst Receives Telcnram From Douglas Declaring Situation Critical American Consuls and General Calles Deny Reports of Troop Movements or of Danger. WASHINGTON, March 24. A tele gram from 1). A. IllchardBon, Dour Ins, Ariz., to Sonntor Ashurst, snylng Mexican trooim were massing across tho line from Douglas, pointing out Hint the Columbus massacre could easily bo ropoatod In tho Arizona front mid asking Hint help bo glvon beforo It was too Into, was given out here today by Senator Ashurxt. Souator AHliumt wild he knew IHch arddou nml reKmdad his Information nH authoritative. "1 am rIvIhr tills tologinm tor publlcutlon." imtd Senator Asliurst, "and will not oven unbuilt It to tho ionnto becniiRO It would be uielotui. I am tired of trying to get anything dono." Aks 1'rciiaitMlncM. HIcharilMon's telegram follewn: "Moxlcun genoral hnH 10 plecos of artillery mid, 8000 cavalry Htntlonod ten blocka from center of DourIiir. Seven tlioiiHnnd cavalry x iuIIcm uiIIoh Houth of Douglns. Wo have only 1800 Infuntry, 800 cu.'alry and I plecoa of artillery. Our troop stationed two nillott enit of nouglnn. Am reliably lnforinod Hint It would take one hour for our troops to roach DourIiih to cnue of night attack. Our army forbidden by administration frol ;.:aier - ontaiiKlenieuts. We have no on tronchments. Mnxlcsii troops could easily ropeat Columbus massacre In Douglas on much larger scale and return to Mexico with similar loss. All of theso statements can be veri fied by our army offtcors hero, llolp us If you eau before It la too Into.' Conflicting Itcpoi'N, Conflicting reports of the massing of Cnrrnnza troops on tho border roachod here .today. Amorlcan con suls In northern Moxlro, under or dors' of tho state department to In vostlgnto tho troop inovenients ro portod that they found no massing oi troops near Ague I'rlota. noi'GI.AS. Ariz.. March 21. Gen oral I'. 1511ns Calles, military gover nor of Sonora, today again denlud ro ll 6" its that a large uumbor of Amorl can troops hnvo roachod Agua I'rlota, opposite hero, from tho south. Tho message did not reveal an In. rrcasod uumbor of troops Ui Aguu I'rlota. No Troops at Douglas, Several Hrsns who visited Agua I'rielu suid they did not believe the Mexican troou there numbered more than 11)0. Fnm 500 to 1U00 triHqta, cummnnded by General Calles, are lo ci ted at Cabulloiiu, eighteen miles outlt. From 12000 to 1000 Mexicuu Iroop., according tu Mexiean offic ials, have boen sent to easteru Sail or Ij guarl the Cbibuahua-Suuora state lipe. In Doucliit are sufficient 1'iiit'tl States troop to i-ope with auy situa tion that rMSssilily cmt arise, ureord iir to uruiy tifficials. At the inter national boundary are three regiment, of nit au try, the first cavalry bngade aud ouo battery of artillery. Trenches filled in with soft earth, iwrallcl the holder uad could be oc cupied by American troo in less than one hour if necessary. Officers say soldiers could be in control of Douglas within thirty Miuutes after any imminent trouble was retorted. No eiitreuekweuts liae been dug or eutuugtejneHls elected by the Mex ican troop-, in Agua l'netu. The sol diers at Cubullona dug u )all rSVnch around their i-.nupa week u,o. I SUNK BY TORPEDOES I.o.MiOX, Msnli : nother Danish slesuisblp has been sunk the IbrUtUnssund. C HIT tons. Her entire crew of 22 was saved. The British kteanmhti Fulmar, i - '9 'ofi. ai-o n.ih i.eeu muh I l-iohter-n oi uet ciew wire re.Ud,l '"'i1 J19c OlJe llfiln, l"lll)0(l " tho night ropoatod attacks vail rqx ,r)0(' HeaVV lllbbedV1 of M-Iobtndt railway, haU Yoi fiOi' Vh'oveii nn "Uom"t ,0 nUM ,u ,,y 8ur" WDMKE MANS TAKE M K N Bcrlaln Claims Two More Trenches at Haucourt Occupied Russians Continue Vicious Assaults on the Northern Sector Artillery Duels Increase in Intensity. IIKHMN, March 2 1, via London. Further nuctostios have been won by tho fiormnns In tho vicinity of Haucourt, northwest of Verdun, nnny hoadquurtara announced today two additional trenches having boon oo copied. On tho llusslnn front tho vlcloun attacks on tho Gorman linos In tho northern sector hnvo boon continued, both nortbwoflt and south of Dvlusk. All tho namiultH hnvo biokea down, tho statoment-doclnreH. ficiiiuui Statement. The text of tho stntoniout follews: "Tho vloleneo of tlio artillery iluols lucroiisod considerably at times In tho Champngno, on tho .Somtne-I'y-Sounlu high rond, nml In tho Argonno and In the Meueo district as far no His MokoIIo. "following up our successes of Wednesday wo occttplod another cou ple of trenches west of Haucourt. On this occasion tho number of prison ers Increased to .12 officers and 87'J mon. "KiiRloru theater: Whllo during the day tho Hiisstnns collected tholr foreos only for a stroiiR advanco against tho hrldgnhond at Jacobstadt, jst of niiHchbof, they undortook cd theuiHolvos In uninterrupted flcrco storm attacks agnlnst our front north of WIdsy. All their attacks broke down with heavy losses In men." I'l'iinrli Statement. 1'AltlR. March SI. There has been no obauHe In the situation around Verdun since yesterday, ac cording to the war office announce ment this afternoon. West of the Mouio the ulEbt was onlni. Kant of the river thore were Intermittent bombardments. Tho text of the statement follews: "In the Araonne our batteries last night cannonaded with oiinrgy the enemy positions In the wood of Mal ancourt. Xoar Hill No. 2S5 wo caused the explosion of a mine and occu pied the resulting crator. "Wont of the Mouse the iiIkIU passed (juletly. Kait of tho river thern whs Intermittent bombarding In the vicinity of Douaumout and Dnmloup. "In the Woevro there kuvo been outbursts of artillery Hte In the sec tors of Moulalnvllle and Kparaes, both sides taklus part. "Tboro has been no other develop, meat or Importance on the rest of the front.'1 EXPUNGE INDECENT WA8HINOTON, Manh 24. -Senator Clark, at the direction of the house, today named a committee of five to Investigate and report on ox I uralup from the Congressional Itec a speech on Texas politics Inserted under the loavo to print privilege by Itepreseutatlve Davis. Itepreson tatlves complained that the speeeti was ludeveut. vituperative and li belous In any publication but the Itecord. E IN SUGAR TARIFF WASH1NOTOX. March 2t Se rious eonslderstlon was given by tho senate finance commutes today to a proposal not only to repeal the free sugar clause of the tariff, but to In crease the present tariff by half a cent a pound and levy a production tax or one cent a tound on all sugsr 'ii'ii'i'fd n iip I nKcii .-i,it'n to raug t?uert,rij ) rev t pie, M. WHERE PERSHING IS Jsourg 3eming -toW Cy Jlachittj fS - 6 vv fr .Wells, SBBBJ VSBJBBBBBJBJ rPalamo5 M jf .cP 4S Kv fr"7 w1 .fr .o v A!? i yr iff 'c, Guiman Usicn3ion ni "arri "o y, "Oanos1 Urrut,ia vJUUIII x-" i s.tnDorim Ochoa c r!nt-nll,l JAV. y.Snntn ftfi r r Tfrsanpcdr9Jc. 3 ln, 0. Embarcad Vn.. Summit Os'ycc r'mZ pcoionmou 15 Grandea frlucrto t 'or, I auis S IChonrJO&jJ IS?0 Galena Carson -Ql fe Cuajo SCuTmbre JCriipo jcano XT s s (Drake Dabif.orc . ;aW H Vioncno. UrfjM- : r.flhaHllla liMadcra 11 ?(?& Numiquif isVaraa t f,r '0x' H& r;c 'Tel hie Lonrts . r. . lacmc MOlO t liC? PI ifttnTnrt &4fc CoaaBiancas "l'1j. 'C ,OV?r ?' 6 iPWSft ro I Altos' A Mm TV Mors "iiiif.a. &J '??' u AiT ""'o.'o "a: - I "n3i?rj" iW"ir- Map of iKiitlon of Noitbciii Mexico, scene of Aiucrlran put'Milll of Mexican kiudit. Niiuibiilpa is Just iiImiw tbo tetter "('" In ('lilliiiabua, iicai center of intiis 1SU liulics fnini liolloiu. HIE CONFESSES 10 GIVING POISON 10 FATHER-IN-LAW NKW VOUK, Mareh 2I.-Uistriet Attorney Swann auuouaced lit to duy that Dr. Arthur Wait, accused of the murder of hit J'atker iu law. Johu 1'i. J'eek, had i:oiifeascl that ho bad nurehusad a uumiiUsv of nuison aud given it to I'ek in ft small pack- age. Watte denied, however, having; himself administered the drug or of blowing that I'etk look it. The district at tome v, udded that W'aite suid he had bouuhl the noisun ut I'eck's request because the aged millionaire wiihcd to uommit suicide. District Attorney Swnun snid the Iruguist's reeord showed that Wuite had mtrchasod euuah ihusuh to kill eerul men. Ur. U'sito, in deuyinjf to Assistaiit District Attornev Itrolh- ers the eharge of si-oniug his father in law, said h bud never in his life put e based the kind of mjiu said to have en used the deuth of I'eek. When tnfonueU of the druuaist's reeord ho "Vacant suddenly irluio and refused to talk," Druthers reported. The district attorney also examined Mis Catherine pork, (lie aged sister of the drag uiutiulnturer. He an Howwad he had learned from her that she gad given $-10,000 to Waits to in vest in mortgage bonds, hut iusteail of doing so he had us4 $30,000 iu a speculative account with Wail street brokers, und sent 10,000 to his brother. MINISTER VAN DYKE RETURNS TO HOLLAND THE HAOL'K, Xfarch 24. via .us- don.-Dr. lleurr Van LJvke. An,.ri. eau mmuier to Ho .Nctio-ti.i.xt-. .it-' rived here last evening after -pendiagj a linet acatioli in Hie I'm ted Male. I ! .i- h i.i-cii-'i un the -it.imt-ri liof'-uUui. ' 1 IN PURSUIT OF JarillaSta. -'r sV .X V iiCT CBIiss v- v s. I UB 'I Paso Juarez! Mfalfd aYsleta APtna . ' 'j :len P Mends; Me. ;sWte tmrrA ?Dlanca Wni5vi 'i,j.cn5 2r y ..i,. -o fama avttcsi X''05 L05Medan3 n'r M&r ts.M(Trla oCandoiana Rancharia JLucero f (LL.tt'!7tAx 3iSanJosft YAhumada Ctrrlzal .Oom,nl0joCaicntc Sv LoaMinas $f VMoctezuma Igrtacro VChfvatlto fclSucco 9'iGalleeo .oac.a Mnrhn nt. j - .. f vjoacMcuiulLaguna lAntmM .Aguaueval millis 00 5Tc?esoft"v tPinalo Tcrraasl 1 VtTk W-u -.Cu"f - x,o ie yjrrsL -si-r"' Itttt" 'iffnoi ?, '. "it fZGHx KSVCV4 OM,.i.., 'Ihui, idilo-? n -. v. ,,... sa jK-xa 1 NEED 10 CALL : 001 MILITIA FOR MEXICAN SERVICE WASlIINdTON. March 21. The question of calling the National Guard for border duty to release regulars for service iu Mexico was (tisetHNMd at today's cabinet meeting, but it was decided there was no pros pect of such action at this time. The cabinet was told there was seiillmeat in congress to protest tho constantly lengthening line of com munications of the American puni tive expedition by sending more reg ulars Into Mexico and placing guardn meu along the border. Major-Ueiieral Kunston, howevor, had not askod for additional troops, it was said today, aud wsr depart ment orriclals did not believe mobi lisation of state troops was now ueeessary. After the cabinet meet ing official showed they feared a mobilisation of guardsmen would have a dlsejuletlHg effect In Mexlso. The expressed confidence that Amer ican troops In Mexico were u uo danger. Should large bodies gf Car ranza trooits go over to Villa, how ever, the tjiiestloa of calling out the Kuurd will be considered. HACKAMKNTO. Man li 2 1 --Til-lie Alcartrs, a Holstela-Kresien cow owued by A. V .Mori Is and Hons cor iteration at Woodland Yolo county, already holder of the one year world's record for milk, production, last night completed a test which gave her tho worlds record for two ear' production Her figure for the two edr is t",2;& pounds, U WON SEEKS ANTARCTIC SEA 4 WTHDRAWAL SAFELY CROSSED UIEMILY TEST Immigration Dill Defeated by Con gress Uricle Joe Declares Names of Two-Thirds of House Come From Immigrants Roosevelt Not on List of First Families of U. S. WASHINGTON, March 81. A lively dobato occurred today over tho literary test, which was supported by tbono who polntetl to the possibility of vast Immlttrotlou aftor tho Euro pean war and opposed by formor Speaker Cannon, who ridiculed It. Armed with a leliHiin report of 1790 ho nrgued that tho namos of two-thirds of the members of tbo Iiouhc were not found ninons tbono then recorded In the United States aud that tho names of many men foiomost in national life nliowod by their absence In tho list that their forefathers bad boon immigrants. "Xo ItomeveUs lUtlicr. "There wero no McKonnaH, Pit neys nor Voudovanters," bn ald, "nor no McAdoos, llurlosons or HouHluna to sit about tho rablnot table. I can find amoiiK the first fnmllles of that time uo AKumdr., Kdl ou or WostiiiRhouso, no CarncRle, Harrlmnn, Havomoyor, no Astor, Uol munt or I.orlllard, no 1'iinMon or 1'orHliliiK, no Wattornon or l'tilltzcr tio Uompers or Morrlxon and Hilly Sunday. "Another nume not on tho list In Hint of HoohovoH." The Iiouho cut looxo with an up roar of iipplauRe that continued un til Mr. Cannon rose and bowed. Asiatic I'i'mMoiiM. Tbo Asiatic provisions wero ex plained by Itoproxontatlvo Huyes, of California. Ho said they wero ao ceptablo to tho secretary of state and to tbo Japanese Kovornment. ' Ho said be saw nothing In tbo bill that was offensive to Japan or any othor govornmont. "Wo have tho authority of tho sec retary of state, wlilob we had bnforn Hie provisions wero Incorporated Into the bill, that there was uo objection to them," said Mr. Hayes. "Tho committee was unanimous Iu that it was not doslrablo to put In thu bill auythiiiK offensive to Japan." "All that tbo peoplo of California aud the Pacific const want," ho said, "Is to protect themselvos against tho labor menace of the Japauoso and Wlatlc labor generally." (in l'ai'lflc C.m.t. Mr. Hayes said I'aeiflc coast peo ple did not want to see another race Imported there. 'We nro willing, entirely willing," be explained, "that the student, tho traveler, the soieiitlsts and business men from the orient shall come Into this country, but we on the i'aeiflc coast do not want to be submerged by an overwhelming Influx of labor from the ortout, overwhelming us as they have the Hawaiian Islands. This Is the reason for our Insistence on this iHKislatlon." Mr. 71 ay os aaid that Pacific eoast folk are grateful to the Japnnose government for maintaining tho gen tleman's agreement "preventing the laborer of Japan from overwhelming us on the coast." Ttf$ bill, Mr. Hayes added, was not aimed at any particular element of the Caucasian rsce, nor at any religion and was only aimed iu Its large operations at one largo elass of people, "those ho are Ignorant and stupid, that's all" Representative Johnson, of Wash ington, urged the need of Hindu ex-t-luslon. Representative ICaliu, of California, told the house that the literacy teat was io test or character. "Strike the tost from this bill." he salt, "aud 1 apprehend almost every member of tho house will vote for It. Do we find Illiteracy In this country? Of aourse wo do. Let us sweep our own doorsteps before we talk about lllltciscy tu other parts of the globe." ALLIES REFUSE 10 DISARM I WAMIIIMiTON, MareU ai.--The entente allies, replying Individually to Secretary Lansing's suggestion for the disarmament of all merchant liiu, bsve iu etfect declined the pro posal, j . B HA K N i 1 , Explorer and Party Marooned tor An other Year on Ross Sea, Through Loss of Steamer, Leaving Ten Mch Ashore No Ship to Meet Explorer on Return to Base of Supplies. SinXBV, N. S. W., March 21. Lieutenant Blr Hrnest H. Shacklcloa has returned from his Antnrttc expe dition. News of tho nchlovomouts of tbo expedition is withheld for tho proscut. . i LONDON, March 2i.A dispatch from Sydney says that tho steamship Aurora, of Lieutenant Shaokleton's expedition, has broken from hor moorlnKH nt tho itoss sen base, leav ing most of tho party nntioro and unablo to embark. Accordlnu to those adylcoH Lloutetinnt Sbackloton and hlsompanlous will bo compelled to remain another year boforo it will be pnsslblo to rescue them. No Ship to Meet lllut. Koutor'n Telegram company mates that a wireless dispatch has been ro eelved iiunouncliiK that tho Aurora linn gone adrift In the Antartlc sea, having broken from her inooriugH in ltoss sea whllo n party of ten men was on shore. This party consisted of Llotitennnt Aeneas Macintosh and nlno members of bin staff. Thoto ton nro thus left on shore. Tho conscquonco Is that It Lieu tenant Shacklcton- has got through aud crossed tho Antartlc continent there Is no ship to moot him and tho whole, party wHunvo t remain, on tho shore of Hons Hcafor another year. Crossed I ho Antartlc. The dispatch rocolvod In Loudon from Sydney indicates that tho point at which Lloutonant Shaekloton ban arrlvod. which was not brought out In the first announcement of bin ro turn, was at tbo Iloss aca baso. Thero tbo party was to havo em barked on tbo Aurora to return to Now Zoulund, whence tho Aurora sot out. ltoss son, named for tho Knitllsh oxploror, John Iloss, who dlbcovorotl It In IS 12. In between latitude 70 and 80, and It within tho Autartlo cir cle. The Shaekloton huso probably Is between 1500 aud 2000 nil leu from New Zealand. if Lieutenant Shaekloton ban reached this base ho has crossed tho Autartlo region to a point which Ib perhaps S00 or 1000 mllos beyond the south polo. I'm-poM) of Uxplonitlnu. Tbo adventure of Lieutenant Hit Urnoat Suackluton, bonding tho llrlt- Ish trans-Autnrtlr expedition, hud a three-fold purpose, to uavlguta Ant artlc on a meridian; to seeuro for the British flag the honor of being the first national emblem thus to bu taken front sea to tea aoross this south polar realm and to conduct scientific work relating, among othor phases, to msteorologr. geography, geology and geodetic survey. The expedition left Knglatid lu two sections about six weeks aftor the ICuropoan war began, but It wai not until early In January. IttlB, aft er delay due to unfavorable ico condi tions, that the party headed by Sir ICrnest set off ou a 1700-mllo voyugo from South Georgia, an uninhabited Island In the south Atlantic ocean, about sao uriles duo east of Cupo Horn, for ltoss sea, on tho othor sldo of the south pole. , i. ' - - i i I 10 LEASE WIRELESS SAN FKAXUrUO. March Jl. The I mt.'d Stutci govgrnuient hud ft.kctl upon what terms the Feduiul Telegraph ctpHiu.v would louse iN bigb-jHiwer I'uulsen wireless station ut Ki 1'nui, it wai I ou mod hero today. OflH-mls of the FeJetul Tcb-vrrnpli Co. admitted that uverti'i. In., been luadv. but would not uv win ilu r Uiu siujgction had coii.o fioiu the ur or i;,iw lciurtnients. It was stud that the luiest offer i a reuowul of for luer neKutiutions. Negotiatitinx lor VouUon field out ,t'ita were aJo sjd la bfi Wider, wft m i JTa'ie'sBllsusrff' gssiJai,'sis3i. --, L. i-. IMi'ieiA.'tiargfettiiriatatVEaMS, Sl-b.