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FOURTH YEAJR.
MEDFORD,
.OREGON, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1909.
No. 194
MEDFORD
JM.AIL
tribune
OVER 100 NEW
MEMBERS JOIN
ASHLAND CLUB
Secretary Trobach Sprang a Sur
riso at Annual Meeting
Held Last Eve-nlng.
ASHLAND WILL EXHIBIT
CARLOT APPLES IN SPOKANE
C. B. Watson Is Elected President
for Ensuing Year Club in
Flourishing Condition.
ASHLAND, Or., Nov. 2. (Special.)
Since the election of II, 0. Trobach
as secretary of the Commorcinl club
less thnn two months ago tho or
ganization has taken on new life. As
nn ovidunco of this tho attendance at
its, regular incoling last night was
larger and moro enthusiastic than
any held m many months past.
Secretary Frobach sprung a sur
prise when ho read a 15t of 104 now
applications for membership. Ever
since his election the new secretary
has been rattling tho dry bones in
Ashland, and his success in reviving
interest in tho work of tho club has
boen remarkable
It transpired at last night's meet
ing that tho Ashland district would
havo a carload exhibit of apples at
tho big Spokane applo show to bo-held
November 15 tp 20, and ,tho club will
send a corps of applo experts to hnn
die tho exhibit.
Officers for tho ensuing term were
elected as follows: C. B. Watson,
prosident; F. W- Mooro, vico-prosi
dent; II. O. Frobach, secretary; J.
W. McCoy, treasurer; E. C. Qard, Ho
mor Bilmgs nnibvLouis Dodgo, trus
tees.
,Tho club is in a flourishing condi
tion financially and with tho now
blood recently injeoted into tho in
stitution will undoubtedly accomplish
much in exploiting tho advantages of
Ashland.
HITS COMPANION IN FACE
WITH GLASS; COSTS $20
Cheered by frequent libations of tho
boverago that foams within tho glass,
Walter Foloy gave vent to tho ex
hilaration of his spirits yostorday
afternoon by striking a companion in
tho faco with tho glass from which
ho had received his latest inspiration.
For such an untoward action ho was
promptly ejected from tho saloon to
literally fall into tho arms of Chief
Shearer, who gathered him in and
presented him to Recorder Telfer,
who assessed him $20 for tho bend
fit of tho city.
FEDERAL COURT DELAYS
SESSION IN JOSEPHINE
GRANTS PASS, Or., Nov. 2. Tho
adjourned term of tho circuit court
opened yosterdny morning, Judgo
Ilnnna presiding. Tho only business
transacted was tho arraigning of J.
E. Vordin, ono of tho parties indicted
by tho Inst grand jury for violating
tho local option law. Ho will probably
plead not guilty nnd make a fight.
Tho absence of several of tho locnl
attorneys at Medford before the Unit
ed States district court has had a
tendency to delay- tho circuit court,
TO FIND WAY TO PROTECT
LAND FROM AEROPLANES
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2. Experi
ments are to be carried on at tho
Isandy nook proving grounds by tho
bureau of ordinance to devise means
of defense against aerial invasion.
DR. REDDY SELLS
PROPERTY AT C
AND 8TH.S87Q0
Pickcl, Klum and Murphy, New Own
ersWill Probably Improve
Property In Near Future
Plans Not Matured. ,
JOHN R. ALLEN BUYS
HAMILTON'S INTEREST
Not Believed That Change Will Inter
fere With Erection of Five
Story Hotel as Planned.
Dr. E. B. Pickcl, B. Klum and W.
C. Murphy lmvo purchased from Dr.
J. F. Reddy the half block on the
corner of Central avenue and Eighth
street, where tho bakery and black
smith shop are located at present
The price paid was $8700.
It is tho intention of the now own
ers to improve tho property in the
near future, but their plans aro not
fully prepared as yet.
Allen Buys Interest.
John R. Allen, president of tho Pa
cific & Eastern railroad, has purch
ased William Hart Hamilton's half in
terest in tho block upon which tho
opera houso stands, t0 other half: of
which is owned by Dr. J. F. Redd,
Tho consideration is withhold for tho
present. Whether this purchase will
causo any change in tho plan to erect
a five-story building on the block for
hotel purposes or not is not known,
but it is behoved that tho woik will
bo continued.
PREPARING LARGE
MAPJF FOREST
Division of Timber and Grazing Lands
Clearly Shown on
Map.
Tho office force of the forestry
service in Medford is busily engaged
in making a dotailed map of the Cra
ter national forest. The work of
survoying tho boundary of tho for
est nnd marking tho same has been
completed and this map will bo sub
mitted, with the report thereon.
The map is to bo six by seven feot
in size and will show in colors tho
different clnssos of lands timbored,
grass or otherwiso embraced in the
forest in detail, and will also show in
a general way four different classi
fications of tho timber stands. The
classifications being, ono for lands
having less than 5,000 feet of tim
ber to tho acre, tho second for lands
having from 5000 to 10,000 feet, a
third for those having- from 10,000
to 25,000 feet and tho last for over
25,000 feet.
W. T. Andrews, lumberman for the
forest servico, has just returned from
a sojourn of two months in the Four.
Bit creek section near tho base of
Mt. McLaughlinfi where ho has been
engaged in estimating nnd examining
timber, having examined between 10
00Qand 12,000 aores. His report will
include a dotailed map of tho terri
tory he has covered.
Balloons of smnll sizo will bo used in
experiments. Tho experiments will
also bo conducted in muzzling the mo
tors of the Wright aeroplane, and an
attempt to communicato from tho
aeroplane with wireless will be
made. '
LABOR LEADERS
LOSE ON
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2. The court of appeals of the District of Co
lumbia today affirmed tho sentences of President Gompers, Secretary
'Morrison and former President John
for contempt of court for violating nn injunction forbidding them publish
ing tho name of tho Buck StoVo Rango company as unfair.
Sentence was first imposed by Justice Wright of the Supremo court of
tho District of Columbia, from which an appeal was taken. The sentences
were that Gompers should servo ono year, .Mitchell nino months, Morri
son six months.
The case will now be appealed to tho Supremo court.
PEARY ENDORSED
AS DISCOVERER
National Geological Society Practi
cally Names Peary as North
Pole Discoverer.
WASHINGTpN, Nov. 2. Commaiu
dor Peary was practically endorsed
as tho discoverer of .the north polo
by tho National Geological society
today. Everything -indicates that
Peary's personal statement before tho
members that ho had sot foot on tho
top of tho world convinced them.
The explorer had been invited to
deliver the first of his public lec
tures before tho society frdfo No
vember 12, and it is pointed out hero
tonight that had his proofs been
open to tho slightest question ho
would never have been asked to ap.
pear. A public statement by tho sec
rotary is expected Wednesday. Pea
ry positively refused to discuss his
testimony before tho committee
WILL ENTERTAIN '
BOBJLA FOLLETTE
Will Take Him for Trip Around the
Valley and Show Him the
Town.
Preparations aro being mndo to em
buo Senntor La Follotto of Wiscon
sin with n vivid impression of tho
benuties and resources of the Rogue
River valley on tho occasion of lus
visit to Medford Thursday. Tho sen
ator will arrivo on train 14 in the
morning nnd will bo mot by a delega
tion of prominent citizens, who will
take him on nn nutoinobilo trip over
as much of tho valley as can ho cov
ered in tho time nvailable. Tho prin
cipal orchards and points of interest
will bo visited nnd there will bo some
one at hand all tho timo to explain t
Mr. I,n Follotto why tho Rogue Rivor
valloy is ahead of any other spot on
earth.
In tho evoniug Senntor La Follotto
will, deliver a lecture at tho Medford
opora house uudor tho auspices of
tho Women's Guild o ftho Episcopal
church.
MEDFORD PRINTING
COMPANY INCORPORATED
Tho Medford Printing compnny
has been incorporated for $20,000
with A. S. Bliton, Georgo Putnam and
n. Withington as trustees. The enp
ital stock is divided into 200 shares
nt $100 each. The company will, pub
lish the Medford Mail Tribuno and
conduct a general printing business,
APPEAL
Mitchell of tho United, Minoworkors
CRATER CASE UP
i ncncuDCD 10
10
Will Be Argued and Submitted to the
Court Early Decision Is
I
Expected.
Tho Crater Lako road case, now
pending in tho supremo court, will bo
nrguod on December 13, if , nothing
arises in tho moairtimo to prevent.
On that date tho attornoys in tho
case can bo present and tho court
has expressed n willingness to sot it
for argument nt that timo.
A decision will bo received in time
for tho work to start oarly in tho
spring?; if tho decision bo favorable,
and tjio end of the summer should
see tho work far advanced.
TO ENLARGE THE
WESTS! SCHOOL
School Board Meets This Afternoon
to Consider Obtaining More
Space.
Tho school board of Medford dis
trict is in consultation this afternoon
in an endeavor to doviso ways and
means to roliovo tho congestion at tho
Washington school. There are moro
pupils in thnt school now than can
bo' accommodated in tho school-rooms
proper nnd it hns been found necos
snry to uso tho third story or rath
er garret to tako care, of the over
flow. For various reasons this has not
been found satisfactory,' i"d to
board are trying to find a way out.
Tho plan which scorns to find tho
most favor is tho erection of nn au
nox to tho present building of suffi
cient sizo to answer tho purposo for
a timo nt least.
DAWNELL FOUND GUILTY
OF TIMBER LAND FRAUD
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 2. Dr. O.
W. Dnwncll, a prominont business
mnn of northorn California and re
publican presidential elector at the
last eloction, was today found guilty
of making fraudulent cntrios of tim
bor lnnds by a jury in tho fedornl
court. John Gilpin, another defend
ant, wns nlso convicted. Scntcnco
will ho passed Wednesday, when, it
is stnted, nn nppoal will be asked.
SYSTEMATIC WAR ON
DEATH AMONG INFANTS
NEW YORK, Nov. 2 A nntion-wido
propaganda for lessening infantile
mortality will begin with a two -days'
conference at Yalo university Novem
ber 11 and 12. r
ULbtmocn
FEDERAL COURT
WILL PROBABLY
CLOSE T
T
Attorneys Arguing Damage Case This
Afternoon Early Verdict
, in the Case Is
(a
Expected.
TERM SOON TO OPEN
FOR COURT IN PORTLAND
Great Interest Has Been Shown In
Session in This City Is
Great Convenience.
The action of tho LnMoino Lum
ber compnny vs. Kestorson & Silsby,
the last case on tho doekot of tho fed
eral court, will go to tho jury this
afternoon, following tho conclusion of
tho arguments of tho attornoys, which
are boing mndo.
In nil probability tho court will ad
journ its Session in Medford tonight
or Wednesday morning, so that tho
court can proceod to Portland to
l tako up the work there. Tuesday is
tho firet day of tho fall term in Port
land for tho federal district court,
I and tho opening will tako place now
as soon as possiblo. Tim grand jury
'has bebn subponaod to appear in court
l Thursday, and witnosses for casos
I pending havo been subenned tp .com
iraonco appearing by Friday. A.s
I many casos will be disposod of by
both tho jury and court as possiblo,
as tho calendar is heavy.
Tho sossion of tho court now nbout
to u'oso has been a souif.-o of much
: interest to tho people ,of southern
Oregon, and tho daily sessions have
been largely attended. That tho at
tornoys and litigants of southern
Oregon appreciate tho convonienco at
tendant upon tho holding of a term
"of court in this section goes without
saying as it eliminates n long nnd
oxpensivo trip on tho part of all par
tics concorncd. Jurors, witnesses, lit
igants, attornoys nnd all, save hofh
timo and monoy, for nil of which thoy
aro duly appreciative
As a recognition of tho growing im
portance of this section of the stnto
in gonornl and of Medford in par
ticular, tho appointment of this city
as the placo of holding tho court U
significant and will load in tho future
to othor things tho erection of a gov
eminent building to nccomomdnto tho
court, logothor with tho forest serv
ico, tho postoffico nnd tho weathor
bureau station, which will undoubt
edly bo established hero soon, nnd
furthermore it will mnko tho. spot on
tho map occupied by Medford still
moro prominent.
EDUCATIONAL FEATURES AT
THE SAVOY THEATER
N
Tho program nt the Snvoy for to
night has many features of instruc
tive nnturo, giving ono nn insight to
tho customs of a slrnngo peoplo and
displaying tho wondors of nature,
Don't fail to see "Sports in Java,"
and "Hunting Sen Lions in tho Arc
tic." Tho other piotures, "How to
Tamo a Mothor-in-Law" and "Tho
Scabs of Justico" ;iro all tho goods
as boing laugh-extractors,
Tomorrow nnd Thursday nights will
bo shown "The Launching pf tho
Clarcmont," n reproduction from tho
Hudson-Fulton celebration of Now
York, tho greatest pageant in tho his
tory of modorn civilization. Don't
friilto witness this headlincr. The
Savoy, ono dime.
I
LECTIONS ARE
HOTLY FOUGHT
OVER
COUNTRY
In San Francisco Day Began With
Rush to Polls and Heavy
Voting Continued All - jr.,
" the Day. . j
MANAGERS OF HENEY AND
FICKERT ARE. CONFIDENT
.argest Vote In History Is Being Poll
ed in New York All Claim
Victory.
SAN FRANCISCO , Nov. 2. -A
largo voto is boing polled today and
tho mnnngors of both Ilcnyy and
Fickort nro claiming thnt early vot
ing is in their favor. Reports from
tho polls show that not only Hid tho
voting start early, but that it is con
tinuing heavy. Tho union voto i3 out
in full force.
Tho mnnngors of II. IL MeCarty,
union lnbor enndidnto for major,
claim a heavy load ovor W'lliam
Crocker, republican, whoso mntugor
is claiming an oasy victory. Demo
crats aro onthiiBiastically predicting
a landslido for T. B. W. Lolaud.
Tho decision in tho Gompons- caso
is boing mado uso of by tho cam!i
dates. Hot Time In Gotham.
NEW YORK, Nov. 2, With all tho
candidates claiming victory, tho elec
tion iii this city is progressing rapid
ly. Indications nro that an unprece
dented voto will bo cast. It is impos
sible to forecast tho results.
Tho so-callod aristocratic voto was
out early nnd votod rapidly.
Robort Taft, son of tho president,
wns scratched, and on that account
CO mombors of tho Ynlo city govern
ment club nro acting as Avatchors.
SKATING RINK PROVES
A DECIDED ATTRACTION
Tho formal opening of tho Bunga
low skating rink to judgo from tho
largo .number of pooplo who throng
ed tho building last ovoning can ho
taken ns a critouon, was a dooidod
success, and Mr. Robbius, tho propri
etor, is so enthusiastic over the re
ception accorded him thnt ho has de
cided to introduce a numbor, of in
novations during tho wirier and with
Do Nova, tho chnmpion skntor of tho
Pacific coast, whoso performance
last evening kept tho audience keyed
up to tho highost pitch of excitement
nnd who will havo ohnrgo of tho floor
at all times, will nssuro tho sport lov
ing pubho of Medford ns fine pleat
ing rink as can bo found on the
const,
WORLD'S CHAMPION
PEDESTRIAN IN EUROPE
GENEVA, Nov. 2. Horr Hnnslian
has reached Zurich aftor a journey
of 40,000 miles on foot around tho
world. ITo loft Vienna seven years ngo
with lus wife, who has since died, nnd
his littlo daughter, and ho is now on
his way to Vienna to 6laim a wngor
which, ho Bays, ho has won by hwr
walk.
NEW JEWELRY STORE IS
TO OPEN IN MEDFORD
B. F. Van Do Car of Portland hns
lonsod qiiartors in tho Phipps blook
on Main street, and ns soon ua the
building is completed, will instal a
full lino of watches, jowolry, and ovt
orytliing that goos to make up a first-
class joworly store. Tho repairing
dopartmont will bo in clifcrgo'tof-nu
oxport. . ' w.

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