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MEDtfORD, ORMUON, WE DN USD AY, NOV10MJ3ER 17, 1909.
Passage of Ordinances Show Great
Strides City Is Making In Civic
i Are' Passed.
NEW FIRE TEAM TO BE
PURCHASED FOR CITY
Much Business of Routine Nature,
But of Importance, Is Consid
ered at Meeting.
The passage of 111 ordinances by
tho city council nt thoir regular
meeting Tuesday evening, declaring
thu coMt of laying wutor and sowur
mains and levying auHeuHinentH on
thu different prowrticH benefited, Ik
but atiothur evidence of thu great
strides Medford is making in civic
betterment. Kach and every Meet
ing of thu council at present sees
much of thu titae devoted to the
pnsxugo of Huch ordinances, and
each oio pussed tnunuH another
Ordinances declaring the cokI and
rate for tho construction of water
tmiiiiH on Mistletoe, Nnrrognn, New
town, (IraiR1, West Fourth nnd North
Ornugo .streets were punned.
. .'i it .i.A ....
of lateral sowers on Summit avenue,
nluiifc thu alley through block 25,
Riverside avenue; alley hut ween
D'Aujnu mid Central avenue on
Ninth, Hamilton, Orange and on
Ornpe street from Twelfth south to
the city limits were passed.
Tho pint for Wihhvood addition
was submitted and ordered plaited on
The ucreeineiit submitted by Ilert
Anderson, Hay Toft, tit nl., for a
utreot in tho lmHrial addition was
accepted, nnd the street and road
committee wati instructed to cuter
into negotiations with J. C. Smith for
the purposo uf acquiring luud for
the said Htreet.
The license fee for bootblack
stands was fixed at $5 per month,
hnid HtaudH to contain nit more than
The mayor wan iiiHtruetod to con
fer with I. I). PhippH for tho pur
poso of soouring a Htreet running
from tho went cud of Washington
Htreet to Jackson, with the object of
securing right of way to Hoar creek
and tho building of a bridge noross
the stream at that point.
Councilman Kuioriok wus appoint
ed n committee of one to purchuso a
fire team for tho city.
Mayor Canon nnd Councilman
Wortmnn and Kifert were appointed
a committee to negotiate the Hale of
the water main bonds, with full
power to act in thu prcmiHCH.
A potition of the property ownors
on Beatty Htroot for the establish
ment of thu grade thereon, wiih re
forrod to the city engineer.
A potition for u water main on
Eleventh Htreet from Mistletoe to
Hnmiltou wiik referred to the city
Doud of L. I), Cnnfiold for land for
utreot ptirpoHOH, accepted and order
Married In Medford, Wednesday,
November 17, by W. II. Canon, jus
ties of thu pence, Carl Cobloigh and
MIhh Bossiu Nutting, both of lluttu
LIPT0N SAYS HE
WILL TRY AGAIN
NKW YORK, Nov. 17.
Do fore Balling for Europo
today, Sir Thomas Lipton
ndvisod tho United Pross to
state positively that ho will
challongo again for tho Am
Wind Blowing 60 Miles an Hour Sweeping Every
thing Before It-No Less Than 30 Men Have
Lost Lives During Past 48 Hours SGores
of Lives Threatened .in Gale.
DULUTII, Minn., Nov. 17.
Scores, of liven arc threatened today
by a tornado, reaching a velocity f
00 miles an hour, that in sweeping
over Lake Superior. Today's storm
i filled with hiiow nnd it is feared
will do more damage than the ouo
that haK ju.it passed over the lake
Counting the men that have been
washed overboard from vessels
weathering the Htorm, it is estimated
today that not less than III) men
have IohI their lives within tho hint
A steamer believed to be the Ionic
has gone down with 20 men aboard
near Crisp 1'oiut, off Grand Mnrais.
Although the wreckage has been
found, no bodies huve been recover
ed, nnd it is imssihlo that the sail
ors may have been picked up by li
The steamer Ottawa is practically
FOR 16 ACRES
Minneapolis Man Buys Place Owned
by Late Captain Carroll, Two
Miles West of the
A. N. Towusend of Minneapolis
nnd Charles Luck of Seattle bavo
bought, through thu agency of J. E.
Bnrkdull and .1. I). Olwell, tho 'JO-
acre tract owned by the late Captain
Carroll, two miles west of Medford.
Tho tract is ouo of tho choice onus
of that section, and .1(1 acres of it
are planted to trees, tho balance be
ing in alfalfa. Tho price paid was
Through the same agency, Mrs, J.
E. Enynrt has purchased the resi
dence properly of ). V. Cox, cor-
Lner of Central avenue nnd Eleventh
street, paying therefor .foTi(H). This
proporty is 100x100 fc,cl ni siro and
Is one of thu choice residence loca
tions on South Central,
G. Miller sold this week to J, C.
Hall his residence property on
South Central avenuo for $1100.
II. L. Greer, lately of Pittsburg,
I'a has invested in Itoguo ltivcr
valloy land, having recently' con
cluded tho purchase of lft1 acres
of land adjoining tho city limits on
the south, and set in two-year-old
trees, from W. W. Glasgok, paying
ITALIANS PASS BOGUS MONEY;
SHIPPED FROM ITALY
(United Piohh I.ensod Wire.)
NRW YORK, Nov. 1(1. Cuiseppo
Mouollo and thirteen other Italians
arc under arrest horo today acousod
of selling counterfeit $'J nnd .ff hills.
Tho detectives allege that tho money
was made in Palence, Italy, and was
shipped to Morollo horo in olive cans.
EIGHTEEN MEN LOSE LIVES
WHEN STEAMER SINKS
(United Proas loused Wlru.)
ROME, Nov. 17.- Eighteen men
woro drowned whon tho steamer
Adalgsia huuIc off Rriudsi,. accord
ing to advices rooolvod horo today,
Tho vessel is reported to have struck
UP ALONG SU
a wreck, the aesnit of turning turtle
while the crew was being taken off
Captain ltirnio nnd a sailor arc
dying from exposure.
One man is known to have gone
down with the schooner Iouis Itch
low. The steam bnrge Francis Hiuton
was wrecked, but its crew escaped,
The crow of the tow barge Com
merce narrowly escaped when tho
vessel went ashore near .Manitowoc
and was hammered in twain by the
force of the gale.
The lives of 'Jit men nnd a woman
who refused to leave the steamer
James II. lloyl stranded on the
rocks near Outer Island, arc imper
With the wind sweeping everything
before it, it is feared that the
steamer will bo blown from the rocks
into deep water and go down.
Citizens Appointed as Board to Reg
ulate Matter of Beautifying
Streets of the City of
Mayor W. II. Canon has appointed
a street commission to co-operate
with the ladies of the Greater Med
ford club in tho planting of trees on
the streets of the city. Tho new
commission is composed of L. G.
Porter, W. W. Glasgow and .1. 13.
Tho commission will oversee tho
matter of planting trees in the city
nnd will also he given power by the
council to regulate the varieties of
tree-, their planting and trimming, as
well as keeping the irrepressible
small boy from damaging them.
The commission is to meet soon
with tho council and city ntto'rucy in
order to determine what degree of
authority can be delegated to them
regarding the regulation of all mat
lei's of the planting of the trees.
Tho trees have been ordered by
thu club and should bo hero early in
the coming week. Then tho tree
planting will commence in euruest.
RACING SEASON CLOSES
TODAY IN 0GDEN, UTAH
(Unlltnl Press I.rasod Wlr.)
OODUN, Utah, Nov. lO.--Tho rac
ing Honson will closo In Ogdon with
Tho moot of 15 days this year has
boon a failure financially on account
of cold wcathor.
Many of tho horses horo wilt bo
ahlppod to Onlclnnd for tho winter.
DE LARA TO CELEBRATE
DECISION OF NAGEL
(United 1'reiiH I.onsod AVtrt.)
LOS ANOHLKS, Cal., Nov. 10. Al
though ho nor his nttornoys ltavo ro
celvo doftlclnl Infprnmtloa of .tho
dropping of tho nnnrchy charge that
was proferrod against him, L. Gulo
torroB Do Lara la preparing with lila
frlonds for a celebration to mnrlc tho
IT. P. Colo of Coles, Cal., wns
here on business Tuesday.
Fifty More of the Cases Whore Men
Were. Ct&Vlctcd of Disorderly
CondHct or Speaking on
CHICAGO ATTORNEY TAKES
CHANGE OF LEGAL FIGHT
Damage Suits Filed Thick and Fast
Against ?Clty for Arreses
(United PrifB Leased Wire.)
SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 17. At
torney Oavid K. Tone, associated
with Clarcuc Harrow, nrrived from
Chicago to take charge of the Indus
trial Workers, of the World in the
fight for free speech. Kifty more
cases where men were convicted of
disorderly conduct for speuking on
tho strcetk were npH!alell to the su
perior court today, making a total
of 110 wise.
Robert J. Huston, nn Industrialist.
who camu iui .court yesterday with
bis shirt mailed with blood, signed
an affidavit , today charging tho of
ficers with Seating him into'uneou-
xciousncss sv?d knockipg out mkiic of
hit-Jiiwjh trJi-ltiv. knuokjc,.. yhen
no was coin men in jnn. anouicr
damage suit will bo filed ag;iir t the
city as a result. The Huston affi
davit alleges that conditions in the
jail are terrible and tho baths given
the imprisoned Industrialists consist
of a stream of very hot water, fol
lower by a shower of very cold water.
No arrests were mado up to a late
SCOIT TO MAKE
British Naval Officer Is Making Ar
rangements to Travel In
Search of South
' (United Press Leased Wire.)
LONDON, Nov. 17. Captain
Scott, tho British naval officer who
intends to make a dash for the south
pole in August of noxt year, said to
day that he hopes an American expe
dition will iitnrt at the same timo
and "make a nice for it."
"Tho American party," said ho to
the United l'ress, "could make a
.start from the Horn, on America's
side of the world, and strike tho
great ice barrier somewliero in Gra
ham Laud. Wo will roach tho ice
wall at McMurdo Sound and follow
tho route taken by Lieutenant Sliack
loton, who scored tho "farthest
south" 111 miles from the jwle.
"It is likely jdiat tho two expedi
tions would moot and continue to
gether in nu effort to reach the polo.
Two such purl tea ottaeking tho
problem from different points and
perhaps ultimately co-oporating,
would ho of inestimable benefit to
exploration and scienco."
Captain Scott's proposal is an an
swer to thu many tontntivo offors of
money from America to his expedi
tion fund, Ho is trying to raise
$'200,000, and the money is coming
in lsowly. While grateful for tho
numbers of offers from many
wealthy Americans, he wants his to
!e u slrictlv British expedition,
Tbo pollco aro reoolvlag nuny ap
plications from imprisoned Indus
trialists for employment on tho chain
gang. Many of thorn havo docldod
that tho call of tho Innor man Is moro
Important than tho honor of tholr
PACIFIC I EASTERN TO
Will Run Line From End of Road to Grater Lake and
on Over in Klamath-ContraGtors Suffer From
LaGk of Ties and Bridge Timbers-Com-.pany
May Build Their Own Line.
Next year the Pacific & Eastern
railroad will co-operate' with the
Southern Pacific in taking tourists
to Crater Lake. The road plans to
operate an automobile line from thj
end of its extension at that time on
to Crnter Lako, and from there
down to Klamath Falls, where tho
Southern Pacific can ngnin be taken
by travelers. For some time John K.
Allen, president of the road, has been
engaged in working out the details
and has taken the matter up with
the Southern Pacific officials.
Mr. Allen expects to have the road
completed to Butte Falls and prob
ably further by the opening of the
tourist season next year. Wherever
the extension ends ut that time a:i
automobile line will be extended on
to the lake and down to Klamath.
This will give tourists an opportun
ity to visit the Inke at n minimum of
Man in Charge of Local Car of
Spltzenburgs in Spokane
Sends Very Cheering
J. A. Perry received n telegram
from W. A. Hooker, who is in charge
of the car of Spitzenburgs shipped
to the Spokane apple show from
Tronson & Guthrie's orchard last
Mr. Hooker says nothing in his
wire concerning hto alleged change
of rules in scoring apples, but does
"Chances for car good. The show
Of the several telegrams received
by Mr. Perry from those on the
ground, no word is snid of a change
in tho rules since tho car was en
tered and shipped, which would in
dicate that that report, was without
Tho Roguo Rivor Fruitgrowers' as
sociation hns also been informed
that tho apples exhibited by them at
the A. . P. exposition 'were award
ed a gold medal.
COLDEST IT HAS BEEN
IN PAST TWENTY YEARS
With the thormomuter as low as
20 degrees, tho weather of tho past
few days has been tho coldost known
in tho past 20 years for this tune of
year, Tho weather man says now,
howevor, thnt it will bo warmer
A. C. Howlott of Eaglo Point was
callod to Portland Tuesday owing to
nn accident which occurred to his
sonMn-law, Q. H. Shaw, who was
shot In tho faco several days ago by
tho accidental discharge of a gun In
tho hands of ono of his nolghbors,
Mr. Shaw 'Is now In tho Good Samar
itan hospital nt Portland, and Is rest
lug easily. Mr. Ilowlott's object In
going to Portland Is to bring his
grandchlldron to tho family homo, at
Eaglo Point, and thus rollovo tholr
mothor of tholr caro whllo hor hus
band la recovering from his wounds
0 LINE TO
expense and with the advertising of
the lake which the Southern Pacific
has promised to do next year the
travel should be much heavier than
it wus this yeur.
With the distance to the lake cut
in two, as it will be when the road is
completed to Butte Falls or beyond,
the time needed in which to visit the
lake will be greatly reduced and the
trip much more easily made. Tho
machines to be put. on will be large,
comfortable ones and there will be
no excuse for tourists not taking ad
vantage of the side trip.
Construction work on the Pacific
& Enstern is going ahead rapidly,
but at present the contractors aro
suffering from a lack of ties and
bridge timbers. President Allen
states that if these cannot be secur
ed soon that the company will erect
their own mill and cut their own
AIDS TAFI ON
President Will Advocate Creation of
Interstate Commerce Commis
sion Court to Settle Rate
Cases and the Like.
(United Press Leased Wire.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Nov. 17.
It wns learned that Attorney-General
Wickershara bus been working for
three months on the task of putting
President Taft's ideas on the in
terstate commerce commission, the
anti-trust law and the plan for fed
eral charters for corporations into
shapo for presentation to congross.
It is now certain that these three
tnntters will bo among tho most im
portant subjects before tho next ses
sion. The president will ask congress to
tnke action upon them and it is ex
pected that his recommendations
will be directly in lino with his ex
pressions made in public spooches
during his recent tour of the coun
try. Ouo bill will provide for creating
nn intorstntu commerce court of five
mombors, to settle all questions ap
pealed from tho interstato commerce
commission nnd from which no ap
peal may be taken except upon con
stitutional grounds, nnd then only to
tho federal supremo court.
It will bo proposed that the com
mission bo given suporfision over
stock nnd bond issues.
A proposed amendment to tho
Sherman nnti-trust law will limit def
inition of "crime" to conspiracy,
combination or contract ontored into
with actual intont to mono)olizo or
suppress competition in interstato
DISTRICT ATTORNEY MULKEY
IS TO RESIDE IN MEDFORD
M. Bellinger hns sold two lots on
South Grtuio street to District At-
tomoy Mulkoy. It is the intention
of Mr. Mulkoy to build nn tho lots
in tho spring nnd to tnke up his res
idence in Medford. Tho snlo wns
mado through W. T. York St Co. .
A. E. Joff of Portland is in Mod
ford visiting with friends.
Puter and Mo.Klnley and Others
Again In Limelight Through Suit
Brought to Recover School
WISCONSIN MAN ALSO
AFTER $18,000 IN CASH
Value of Lands Involved Is Ap
proximately $30,000 Case ta
Come Up In Oregon. ,
(United Presa leased Wire.)
PORTLAND, Or., Nov 17. S.' A.
D. Puter, Horace G. McKinley, Geo.
Sorenson, J. Ole Storey, Ed H.
Flueck of Seattle and tho Storoy
Bracher Lumber company are again
in the land fraud limelight through
the action of Henry E. .Sulzor of La
Crosse, Wis. Snlzer bus begun suit
against the defendants named to re
cover possession of certificates cov
ering GS00 ucres of School lands and
$18,000 in cash, which he claim
were taken nway from him through
fraudulent deals on the part of the
defendants. The suit is to be
brought in the United States court
for the district ofQregan, but has
not-s yet. bea fitfcL Tho value of
iho luud involved isaid to be ap
The story' of tho deal involves
transactions in Oregon school lands
in the Blue mountains covering 10,-
400 acres, which were secured by
nenry Hyde, of Hyde-Benson fame,
nnd Henry E. Snlzer, n well-known
Wisconsin Inud buyer.
KOREANS SAID TO BE
FOLLOWING HONORABLE JAP
(United Press Leased Wire,)
DENVER, Colo., Nov. 17. It be
came known that since the arrival iu
this -city -of the Japaneso trudo en
voys, Baron Shibushawa, tho leader
of the delegation, nnd other member
of tho party, havo been guarded by
special officers detailed by the chief
Soon after the commissioners ar
rived here, Shibushawa became awnr
that he was being shadowed by Kor
eans. This fact was communicated
to the police and Detectivo Cnrr, who
was a member of Tuft's guard dur
ing tho president's visit to Denver,
wns detailed to protect tho oJpnncsw
notables. (Carr secured a, detail of
polioe, which was to keep in clone
touch with tho party and be in read
iness to respond to call.
Baron Shibnshawa is rumored to
be tho Mikado's choice as successor
to Princo Ito, who wns assassinated
at Harbin. Tho circulation of tho
rumor among Denver's largo Korean
population led the nuthoritiea to fear
an attempt nt violence whiio the barou
was the city's guest.
ST. PAUL GIVES NOTICE
INCREASE IN FREIGHT RATES
(United Press I.easoJ Wire.)
CHICAGO, 111., Nov. 17. Notitc
has boen given of nu inoreaso in the
proportional rates m effect on tho
St. Paul road on a largo number of
commodities which are shipped Into
this country from tho Orient. It ia
said this wus done to avert n rat
war involving tho Canadian Pacific
and other roads.
Tho Canadian Pacifio will make
similar changes, so thnt nil trans
continental lines wiU bo charging
tho sumo proportional rates on im
ports from China, Japan and the
It is understood that other rondtf
tried to induco tho St. Paul nnd Ca
nadian Pacific to make a corre
sponding incrouso in their propor
tions! rates on imports from Cbinti,
Japan nnd tho Philippines.
J. Y. Holmes of Portland U in
Medford for ft few days yiait.