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Fair nml cooler. Mn. 7
Dully HitvtMilli Viir
AND MUSI DIE
Preacher Who Murdered Sweetheart
Prouuiiiiccd to Dc in His Rlfitit
Mind by SpecialistsGovernor
Foss Refuses to Interfere.
Mother of Dead Avis Lluuell Dcnoiin
cc.s Unfrocked Pastor and Prays
for His Death In Electric Chair.
HUSTON', Muy 1 1.-Rev. C. V. T.
llli'licMiin, player of Am Linui'll, in'.
iied al tin1 Chnilcstown slate prison
tnuii his cell in tln I'ily prison til !l
o'clock tin alli'moon, ncfiimpiiiiicd
Ii V Slieiiff Ouiiin. Ilo wns taken iin
lui'diultdy In tin iti'itlli cell to tviiiiiin
until tin ilnv !' hi I'li'i'trniMiliiui,
Till1 llllllltll'll HI hi III' Ulllkl'll up till'
Mi-p ii' tlin piixou, leaning "" tin
iiiiiim iif Sheriff Qulnii ami Warden
110NTON, .May M.- Tim Rev. C. V.
T, Rlohion, niii'ii pastor of n fush
founhlo church in Cambridge, mint
din fur the iiitinli'r of his nineteen
year ulil ilirti'imli'il sweetheart, Avi
l.iutii'll, whom In' killed with cyanide
All lmpi fur tin' unfrocked minis
ter virtually wax abandoned today,
when tin last two of tin corps of
oeli'brulcd iilii'iiintH who have been
xiuiiiuiug into Richcson's mental
condition ri'puili'il to fhivcrnor l-'ug-i'in
N. Kims, nml it became known
Hint only oui' of the entire uuiulii'r of
MH'iiilihtM Ijinl i'xpri'HHc,l nuy iloulit
Hint Hid -pastor wan "iici'iiiiiiliilili'"
fur his crime.
Is Pronounced Kane.
(luvi'inur l-nu iiuiiouiu'imI tndiieet-
'lv,'ilniiiiiilfHil both uf ilui Iwo finiil
icports of llio iiIIciiUIh declared
strongly Hint tlm condemned until was
insane, lu wiiulil not interfere with
Willi tlui fant that the iweoutive
I'liUUi'il wilt tint Interfere almost u
i'rtuintitv llio hist Impi' of saving
llii'liimoii from Hit' I'li'rtrii' I'liair van
Ulied. Ilciiiniiuril liy .Mother.
MVANNIS. Mumh., May 1 I. "Let
'Kichotfou iwi'iipt' electrocution mil
tlm wot hi would Hot seem right. I
luivi' prayed, nml I know thai I am
right wlu'ii I wiy that Itii'hi'Niin should
pay tin' pi'iially."
With those, words Mrs. I.iuut'll,
mother of Avis I.iuut'll, t It iiiui'li'i'ii
your ulil girl, who was poisoned l-v
Rev. ('. V, T. Kli'lii'hou, in her home
I hi re IiihI fall, tliilav ili'iinuui'i'il the
Th Rev, K. A. Itoyl, piihlur of tin
lTlivi1l'Mll chllll'll, O.Npit'UhCll himself
"itii'hnnou Is ti t'olil-hluoili'il, dclib
crate munlorcr. Ho pursued to Iter
iliiuiil'nll mill then to lur grave. Ilo
iliil all ennl-hcnileillv, deliberately nml
$15,000 IS PI
H, W, Htono or Albuquerque, N.
M Iihh purchuuod 15 ncroB of bear
ing orchard about two miles north of
Control Point from John Hlsty, pny
lui; $15,000, or $1000 an aero. Tho
purrhuHo Ih mild to ho a xpluuilld ouo.
Mr. Hlono had purohiiHod pro
vIoiiHly In llio vulloy, thlH tract ho
Iiik hlH Hucond lnvoHtinout. Ilo In
woll pluaiiod with tho valley uml has
meal conflilunco In tho fiituro of tho
fruit IniliiHtry horo,
DIRECT STEAMERS FROM
NEW YOnKTO FRISCO
NKW YOKK, May II. For tho
purpoM) of lnuiulnininu a ilirocl hoi
vico hotwocu Now York ami Sail
1'Yimoini'n liy way of tho I'nuanin
ennui, mi Aniorionn hloiiuihhip ooiu
pnny Iiiik lii'iiu (uiiorpiirnti'il todny in
IhoHtuto of Doluwuro. It in known
iin tho Aiuoi'loim TfituHporlntlon com
pany nml oxpoots to liavo throo Am
erican hIoiuuhIiIiih Windy foe Horvi"o
liy Bcptcuihor of this year.
Laud Owncrshli Blamed as Cause of
Most of Ills In America Haywood
Promises to Support Parly Ma
dero is Denounced as Liar.
Commission Form of Government Ap
proved liy National Convention of
Socialists at Indianapolis.
INDIANAPOLIS, lint.. Mnv 1.
Ili'iiiiimciut: ami uwnci-liip in lit"
I'uiti'il Sluti'M with the ili'cluralioii
that "InuilluiiliKin, i'i'lip"iiif: even th"
iufmiiiuiH liinli iiiclliml-, i Hie iwijimc
of idukI uf the Irunlile in Aiueriea."
TIiiiiiiiim lliekey, ileli''iilcil liy Ihun
liunal MU'iijbhl ciiiniiiitli'i' u iuveili
Kiile the single lax ipiOHlimi, nHirleil
to the nulioiial coiivculiou here Imlay.
Iliekoy, in his report, ilixcnHhiui; the
ine tux Ki'hi'iuo in iletiiil.
I'ullnwern o( William I). liny wood
promised today to mipporl the party
heartily, deipito the fact that they
IomI in their ntteiupt In control the
euu vent ion commit Iocs.
.Miiilcru In Denounced.
Francisco Do Lain In nddrcsMtin
Hie MieialihtN coiiveiitiuii here today
hitleily ik'uouiiccil l'rcHident Fruu
oihco I, Mndero of .Mexico. De hum
eaiiio to the United States in mi ef
fort to prevent this Kovernineiit from
inlerferini; in Mcxieo'H affairs, lie
naiil in part :
"Mndero hays he is for the people,
lie if a liar, lie uml hi family aie
nmoiiu' the liiKent laudlordH hi Mex
ico ami he Iiiin hot rayed the Mexi
cans." "The HUKKChtinn that American
lives and property (hero are ciiiIiiiik
ercd is u lie uml part of a propagan
da to have America intervene."
The resolution presented by Wil
liam I). I lay wood cudorniii the Cop
ciihuxcu International convention and
ileehiriiii; for a world-wide strike to
prevent war was ruled out of order.
IIiiywiMiil then denounced tho charge-,
preferred a(;iiiiisl him by socialists !
I)enver uml llrulp'iiort, Conn.
ICiuloixi ('umuilsNiou I'orm.
The coimuittce appointed to iuvcMi
t'lite the eominisHiiin form of ovcni
uient upprovcil the dominant priuei
ples of such Kiivcrmueut hut ohjected
tu Home ijf the inuovutious introduced
in several municipalities where tho
commission form of uovermueiit if in
MINNUAl'OI.ia, Minn., May A
Itecoiuineudlug tho establishment of
now ISplricopal residents at I, oh Au
golcs, Cat., and several other cities Ih
tho United States and abroad, tho
establishment of six additional bish
oprics and tho retirement of Hlshops
Warren and Mooro, tho committee on
eplsenpapy of tho quadrennial gen
eral conference of tho Methodist
Kplsropal church reported to tho coiu
forouuo horo today.
Tho recommendation for six now
bishoprics means that thoro will bo
eight now hlshopB, Tho two bishop
ries of Now York and St. LoiiIh aro
ot present vacant on account of
SAN FRANCISCO, Cab, May II,
With tho ONCoptlon or President C.
0. Mooro and n few or tho directors
who today rorusod to iIIhoiibb Clov
ernor Johnson's public statotnont that
tho l'auanm Puolflo exposition paid
inooo for tho prlvato car which car
ried Secretary of State P. C. Knox
ovor tho grontor part or his wostom
Itinerary, tho' exposition offlolulH
frnnkly admitted that such an nllow-
nnco wub iniido from tho fair funds.
FAIR PAID 0 EOR KNOX' CAR
WIN A VICTORY
Rebel Generals Who Disapiicared in
Sunday's Conflict Capture Mapimi
noutlitfi 1500 Troops, Occupy City
and Entrench in Stratenlc Position.
Elyhty-one Itistirrcolos Killed In Bat
tle Near Mexico City Won by Fed
MKXK'O fily, May 1 I. Federal
troops near heie todny icioited th.it
they had routed J.dlltl Zapalisl h
iieur ll'iiiiniiixilillmiii. I'ility one
rchi'ls urc repurlcd nliiin in tho fihl.
Kl, PASO, Ti-Mi-J. .Mnv 1 l.-Oen-erals
I'ampa mid Arxueniedu, the
rebel generals who were reported
missiiiK nfter the bi' buttle on the
desert near rouejos on Sunday, and
whom it wns feared had been slain
or captured were located today at
Mapimi, with 'J, ODD men.
Sunday the two uenerals separated
from OroxeoV force, and realizing
the iuiimssiliility of rejoining the rev
olutionary euinuiander-iii-chief, they
marched against Mapimi. Their
troops eiif;aied l,."i()(l federals, nuit
iuu them after a battle which lusted
They now occupy Mnpimi ami nr
Colonel Cacsnr Cannles teleyrnpii
cd Colonel Castiinlu I lei rem .it .Inu
re, today that the rebels too!; Mepimi
Sunday, capturing Itaoul Midoro,
brother of President Fruui-is o 1.
PLAN STAMPEDE TO
1IUUI.INOTON, Iowa, May 14.
Pinna to "Htampedo" tho stnto demo
cratic, convention which meets bore
tomorrow for V. J. Hryan, woro
coniiluted hero today by tho llryan
letiKiio of Iowa. Secretary II. Quo
says Hint it wilt bo luiiOHlbIo for
Covernor Wllonn or Speaker Clnrk to
Heuuro tho stnto delegation, vlaltnliiR
tlireo-fourtliH of the dulcKUtcti to tho
atato convention favor IJrynti.
AdhorentH of Clark and Wilson,
however, are iKiiorlni tho llryan
PITTSHUltO, ln., May Id Neigh
bors of Mr. and Mix. Charles Uol
man, step-purenlH of Mrs. Kvelyn
Nesbitt Thnw, declared Hint Kvelyn
and her alleged two year old son,
"Anthony" huve been nl the llolmnn
homo in Hrookliue, n subuib of Pitts
burg, for n week.
Detective Roger CV.Murn of Pitts
burg", who assisted Thnw in his nt
temnts to secure bis release from the
Mnttuwenii Insane Hospital whero he
wild ciimmitted rulliiuiiiiv Inu ulmiiiimv
of Stanford White still denies Thaw's
pafornity of tho child and declared
today thut the reports of its being
seen in tho neighborhood were untrue.
Tho governor ohnrgod that tho ex
position was being used ns a political
imu'hlno In bohulf or Prcsldout
Sovoral ot tho directors could soo
no reason for withholding this In
formation from tho puhllo and de
clared that tho expenditure of fi000
to charter a prlvato car for tho cub
loot otricor uecurod advert Isomont
ror tho 10 in fair which could not
linvo boon Hocurod In any other way
tor n much greater outlay,
OWMON, TUESDAY, MAY
I JUDGE AGAINST WHOM SERIOUS CHARGES ARE MADE.
LBHTjuuai Wjubkki.1 i &Fj?vL
aiJi?fy'iy"r-J?fei2$ u AW.MDW.L;.
-.. p P&XZJ
WA.HIIIXRIv, ") II. Itccess
Hie cliarKW iipidiM Jiide Arrhlmlil
befon Iin bonne coumilllec.
NOT THI MUCH
K. W. Hazloton. city phunbliiR lu-
siicctor, himn't ' a j very high regard
for the nliUIty .oAtbe ladles of the
Greater Medfonlrajib as sanitary ln
spectors. lii-taSxuH.VnwlliiK. to
wager that In sevrral Instances they
don't know whut they arc talking
about, or rather, to bo correct, wrote
about. At n meeting of the city
council Monday afternoon he took
occasion to pick several flaws In
their report on sanitary conditions
in the city of Medford and offered to
wager real money that ho could
prove thorn wrong.
"I have not gone very far Into the
matter," stated ilarelton, "but I
have already found a number of
places thoy say aro not connected
with sowers which arc connected. I
Intend going Into tho matter fully."
llazelton also called the attention
of tho council to tho fact that they
wero violating their, own ordinance
by not providing toilets In the new
public market building. Tho council
decided, however, to let this matter
go, as next door on city property the
city already has two to. ids which
they decided will ho ample for the
needs of those attending the public
EMMA GOLDMAN OFF
I.OS ANHI.i:s, Cal.. May 14.
Unnna Goldman, anarchist lecturer,
loft hero today for San Ulego, where,
sho Intimated, she will throw herself
Into tho fight being waged thoro by
tho Industrial Workers or tho World
ror "free speech."
Accompuuled by hoi manager,
Hen Roltman, MUs (lOldman was es
corted to her train by about fiO ot
hor Los Angeles followers. Sho re
fused to state whether sho would
tnko an actiyo part In tho San Diego
campaign, but declared that sho is
determined to be on tho ground, to
"render any possible aid."
PASSES AWAY IN TEXAS
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, May 14.
Urlgudlor Gonorul Joseph Duncan,
commanding tho Department of
Texas, died horo today ot heart failure-
itrtor an Illness of several days,
General Duncan participated In tho
Indian campaigns and In tho war
with tho Spaniards, serving In Cuba
and In tho Philippines, Ilo was
brovoted on throo occasions tor gal-luntry,
OF LADIES WORK
GENERAL JOSEPH DUNCAN
wns taken totmy in tlii Impilry into
of the commerce court roniltirlcd
CRATER LUKE WILL
BE ACCESSIBLE BY
The Crnter Lake season will open
this year sometime in June nearly a
month earlier than hint year owin
tu tho difference in the amount of
Lsiiow falliou in the inoiuiinlnn. La.-t
year it was w middle ot July before
the emnps were opened for aecom-
modution of tourists but this reason
it is confidently expected, if the pres
ent weather continues, that the firt
automobile to the rim will make the
trip Mime lime in the enrly part of
June. By July the sen-on should be
open in full blast.
l'ronj all reports this sensou will
be n record breaker as the lake is
far better known tbun ever before.
Over 100 ears will make the trip from
Portland to Crater Luke by way of
Medford accordine to an automobile
denier who was recently in the city
innkinjr inquiries regarding the trip.
The roiuk will be in better condi
tion this year tbun lust owing to the
foot that heavy teaming over the
Prospect road has ceased and that
honor men huve done considerable
work on the road.
HARMON IS CHOICE
OF BIG BUSINESS
LINCOLN, Neb., May M - f,i re
gard to his eontrover.-y vith Gover
nor Judson Harmon of Ohio, William
J. llrynn today gave tho following
.statement to the United Press:
"Ilarniou does not deny that he is
the choice of 'big business.' He Is
not candid in discussing the initiative
uml referendum, lie repudiated the
pledges of two pint form when he
advised the Ohio routitutKMinl con
vention ngainst tho initiative mid ct
erenduin. "Obtaining office unibr false pre
tences is m reprehensible ns obtain
ii g money under false piotcuces,"
WASHINGTON, May 14. Aiming
to curb the issuance of injunctions in
strikes, the unti-injunctiou bill of
Congressman Henry D. Clayton of
Alabamn, ehuinnnn of tho house ju
diciary committee, was tho sltbjoct of
a three hours debute in the house
today, thut body having mot curly for
the express purpose of oonsidoruig
Tho Clayton bill proscribes rules
and regulations to curb the issuance
by federal judges of injunelious,
especially in the case of strikes or
1 IN N CONGRESS
UGHT VOTE IS
Peace and Fine Weather Reported
From All Over the State Women
Not Takinq Keen Interest in Prim
aryMake Effort for Roosevelt
Last Minute Predicticns Claim Vic
lory for Every Candidate Alt
t Cairyinn State by Mig Majorities.
KAN FRANCISCO, Mny 1-1. ItmN
ling for tliu Miceesi uf their sevrr.il
caiiihibites for the presidency "lhcr
ent.H of President Tuft, Culom-1
Roosi'velt find Renulor L. Fol'ette,
among the republicans nml Clark m.
Wilson umont; the immoeriit today
ure voting all over California in one
of the qnieli'st tdcclinnw the .slate mis
Pence and tine weather nre "iirted
from all over the state, not ft single
disturbance of note having oicurrcd.
up to this afternoon. Voting every
where is nbont normal. It is U.iU'd
that women nre not taking anything
like the interest in the presidential
primary which it was predicted they
Kvcrv effort was made today to
bring out the Roosevelt strength in
San Francisco but the Tuft forces
apVarently were not working as hard.
m Follctte'.s adherents, apparently,
.spent little money, mid as little was
disbursed by the Clark and Wilson
Last minute predictions toila. were
as usual. Taft and Roosevelt tunn-
ugers declared that their principals
would easily curry the. Mate, oud La
Follette headquarters1 declared the
'Wihconsinite - senator would poll a
heavy vote. Wilson adherents did
little predicting but the Clark
lorters were vociferous and Userted
thut the Missonriuu would carry
every county in the state.
L1VKRPOOL, May 14. J. Bruce
Ismay, managing director ot tho
White Star Line, owners of the lost
Titanic, Is making plans today to
start an endowment fund ror nil the
men disabled in the Titanic dlsastor
and the widows of those who went
down with the liner. Ismay will
start the fund, it Is said, with a con
tribution ot $100,000.
OF DIRECT .ELECTION
WASHINGTON, May 14. By a
vote or 237 to 3 the house this after
noon concurred .In tho Bristow
amendment, thus setting at rest all
difference as to federal control of the
direct election ot sonators. Tho res
olution now goes to the president tor
his slguuturo and will becomo law
when it is ratified by the legislatures
ot two thirds ot tho states.
Senator Bristow ot Kansas an
nounced today that ho was confident
that enough states would adopt tho
amendment to inako it effective by
1914. Ten states alroady have como
out in fuvor or direct elections.
boycotts. In a general way it pro
hibits injunctions in labor disputes
unless irreparable and immediate
damago to property is probable, and
bars injunctions which are issued
without notice in advance Tho Ml1
also provides for security for costs
and damages in cuses whero injunc
tions are issued,
Congressmen Mann, Cannon, Dal
zoll, Nnrris ipuLLunioot attacked tho
"gag" rulo under which the bill was
considered. Chairman Henry, of the
rules committee defended the measure.
Laura White Who Declares She Was
Held in Slavery by Chinese Tells
of Stahbinn, Affray Sunday Morn
inn. Is Confined in County Jail Pendinrj
Full Investigation of the Affair by
When Wo Leo appeared nn tho
streets at mi enrly hour Sunday mor
ning nml nppealed. to the police, to as
sist liim in finding tho doctor ho
turned the searchlight of investiga
tion upon what promises to be the
most sordid den of iniquity which
has ever flourished in "outbern Ore
gon ami began the unearthing rf
crimes which in number rivnl tho-e
of the Chinatown of San Francisco.
Wholesale violation of the law is
shown, if the stories bo true, in which
white slavery', gambling, stnbbing af
frays, and nttempted murders figure.
The extent of the crimes will probab
ly never be known but nlrendy enough
has come to light to lead the author
ities to probe tho matter to the great
est depths possible.
In the county jail todny there is a
white woman who fur two months has
been nt the mercy of the local Chinese
colony, a slave to opium, and whnt .
worse, to n Chinaman, who is said to
have purchased her in San Francisco
for the purpose of living off her
earnings here. She declares that the
fight Sunday morning in which Wo,
iLeo wns htubbedwaa the result of n
fight over a division of her illicit
This woman is known ns Lnurn
White. Since she was 15 years old,
according to the story she told the
authorities, she has been a slnve to
opium and bus had a. Chineso master.
Two months ngo she wns sold for
$200 by n Chinaman who posed ns
her husband in San Francisco to Jim
Ling who brought her to Ashland nml
Medford. She hu been rooming nt
the Royal lodging house for somo
According to her story she saw Jim
Ling plunge bis knife into "Wo Lee's
breast. She declares thut the stab
bing affray followed n quarrel over
her, Ling believing that she wns tell
ing Wo Lee of his plans to rob him,
while in reality she was only begging
for opium. Ling declared that ho
would kill both of them, she says,
whereupon she made her escape af
ter seeing Ling plunge a knife into
Wo Lee's breast. Tho robbery then
followed, she .says, if it really oc
curred. No truce of the $800 was
Ling was arrested Monday evening
but has so far refused to muke uny
statement. Wo Loo remains silent.
District Attorney Mulkey is keeping
them separated ponding a full investi
gation of tho nffair.
Saturdny, May 23, will bo a gala
day in the city of Medford if the
plans of various organizations for tho
day do not miscarry. It will murk
tho official openimr of tho new publio
market and in keeping with this tho
merchants of the city will offer nn
otbov Dollar Bargain day similar to
tho ouo which was such n great suc
cess a few months ago. Visitors from
all parts of the county will bo wel
comed, the band will play, and thcro
will bo things doing generally.
Tho city council decided Monday
on Saturday, May 25, as tho official
day for the opening "of. the nmrkot.
On that day for tho first tiino in the
history of uny southern Oregon town
produce will bo sold direct by pro
ducer to consumer. The- building
would have been ready for nn earlier
dute but the council postponed be
oponing in order tjint th$ intirclmntH
might have lime to prppar? fjyi bar
gain day us they plunud wim Hum
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