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MIODFORD, OKIKION, MONDAY, .MAY 20, ID12.
LORIMER GIVEN COAT OF WHITEWASH
FOUND SPOTLESS BY SENATE COMMITTEE
i.mrr's Election Declared to Or.
Result of Political Conditions No
Votes Boiiht or Corruption Prac
ticed Asserts Majority Report.
Minority Hclils Election Irrqiular and
at Least Ten Voles Purchased (or
Blonde Boss In Leulslaturc.
"inni.Minn, ,Muy ; "'""
Mates KiMinlor Wlllliuu K l.orlmor of
Chicago wn today given n rlimn runt
WASHINGTON. May 20 t'liltod '
f "whltcwnNh" liy tint majority re
IHirt of thf nuiiutn which liivoHtlgntcd
rhnrgOH Hint ho wan corruptly elected
to hi seat In I ho upper Iiimim of
coiiKrufN. 'Hio ri'port, which wu
Hiibinllli'il to tliu senate toiluy, H(ty
In iiui t :
"Wit am convinced (hut no vote
wan Hiieured for hint liy bribery, anil
whatever money Whllo, lUckmnyor.
(Ink, lhiliMlaw or any nun clue ns
colvml wan not paid hy any onu lit
Kountor loilini'r'jt behalf to secure ii
volii for lilm; that iii'ltluir 1 Ilium nor
unoiio iiImo rained fiimlH or rontrlh
ulwl to u fund to iiceuro Lorlmor's
election. Wo fluil that IiIh election
watt lliu Inglrtil renull of political con
dition then uxlMltiK In Illinois; that
It wiih frco from corrupt practices
-ninlllierWnr we 'lillllit -Mid mIo flllil
that Hcnutor Lorlmcr'n election wait
not liroiiKht ahout hy evil luflucnro
or corrupt ttwt IioiIh or practices."
In roniitmlun 'th report ."ays:
"No IMilenco al All."
"There Is absolutely no evidence
In all th toMlmnuy submltied which
either Intimates, unguent or (iiurg
HiNt Lordlier ponwunlly wiih guilty
Tin majority members of the com
inlttoo adopted rim ailjuillcatn doc;
trim', whluh thu Lorlmcr following
rained ami which holds tlmj all Is
sue In tho on mi worn finally adjudi
cated In the senate March I, Kill.
Tho rorortl In tho l.orlmor cuho
coutaliiH sr.SK typewritten puges.
.Minority Finds (,'ullt.
Tim minority members took Hie
slnnd Hint tlm election of Lorhnor
wiiri irregular uml llial n( leant ten
utos wcio pui'ounsed. Their report
said in part:
"The records in Hie senate plainly
show Uml Loriincr's election recks
nml teems with n general eonuptioii
Tim minority report which was
signed liy Scimtoi-H Leu, Kent uml
Kenyan wiih presented lo the senate,
uecoinpauicd liy u resolution deelnr
intr Loriincr's seal in (lie M'liute yue
PLANTS WHICH WILL
The (,'ulifornin mid Oregon Power
company U rushing work on u new
power line from Dorris- to Klamulh
hills, u riling lo 0. (I. Sled, Su-
pitriulimihiul of lliu Ciilil'iiiniu-Orc.
gon Power eonipany, wlio slates llmt
the first of two iinmctiso' mnv plunls
on Ilia Klatualli river, with fifi.UIH)
horsepowei' each, will bo liuishcd liy
Mm firsl of Hio .ycur. lie nays llie
dam will ereulu an Hllll-acro lake,
mid will ho UK) feel high, wiih u :i(l()
A crew u' fil'ly men are working
on Hie connecting of Hie linn be
tween KluuuUh hills uml Don-Is,
W'licn (his line is completed il will
emmed up nil Hie power plitulH of
Hie company in California uml Ore
gon which ure capable of producing a
total of Hl.'JfiO horse-power,
The plants owned by the emu
puny which will soon ho connected
(Continued on I'iiro 0.)
NEW KING OF DENMARK
CPON PRlNCt CHRISTIAN
Trnnw Attn tapt
Mil V AW AM
' I LUU I MnU 111 I
OF OHIO RESULTS
CLKYKLANIt, ohm. May Ii0. In
the miil-t of llii'ir rampuigiis fur
OliioV cmlori.cuii'111 of their caudula
vick for Hie tcpulilicuu prciileuti.il
uomimilioii, I'rcMilcul Tuft nml Col
onel ooevclt, liolli e.Npri'fHed eonli
ileuee in the outcome of the Ohio pri
imirieH lo he held tomoriow.
Coloiicl KooMevelt opened hi
Hpece. miikittir tour today at Mar
ikUii. In-tiileiit Tft win el hi
OliVciiiiipiiinn ft! Dnyfiin toniIil.
The iihiihk of Tuft uml Kuo-invlt
do no) appear on the repuhlicnn lint -lot.,
Hie volerx halloliu for dclcutc
olds. The democratic ballot names
(loxernor .ImUi.n Illinium nml Woud
IS RISING RAPIDLY
I'OltThAND, Ore.. May L'0 Tho
Willamette river Ih tIbIiik rapidly to
day. A number of doclm along the
river front already are nwiiHh and It
Is expected all the lower docks will
be by night.
'llie ri wiih anticipated ami tli
lower (liickn cleared so that no Her-
loan dumage Is expected unions the
river reaches the U0 foot hIiiko, about
five feet blither than 11 Is now.
Tho Columbia ami Snake rivers
also are rising,
NO NEW BISHOPS CHOSEN
BY METHODISTS TODAY
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., May 20.
X( election nf bishops resulted at
the ipmdrenuiul general conference
of Hie .Methodist Episcopal church to
day, when the sixth ballot was taken.
OREGON DENTISTS IN
PORTLAND, May 20.- -Dentist
from all sections of the stale met
here toduy for the uniiual convention
of the Oregon Slate Denial nssocin
lioon. The eonwnliou will adjourn!
SHA KE-0P OF NEW YORK JUDGES
NKW YORK, May 20 huir judges
of Hie court of general sessions here
uro under investigation hy the appell
ate division, the bar association'mid
the district attorney's office on sen
sational charges relating lo alleged
illegal methods of conducting trials;
directing verdicts of ucipiittul; treat
incut of witnesses uml jurors; arbi
trary exclusion of evidence, and sus
pension of sentence upon convicted
These facts became public follow
ing the attention to remarks and let
ters of Polico Commissioner Waldo
and Commissioner of Aeeoiintti lm-
IS ENDED By
Frank Navln Promises to Adjust
Case Satisfactorily to Cold) and
Will Sec That Players Arc Here
after Protected From Insults.
Threats of General Strike Anionu.
Players of League Proceeded Per
sonal Appeal hy President.
I'lllhADtiMWIlA, .May 'JO.- The
Mi ike of Del roil plnyer of the
American league who ipiit in a body
uhcu Imu .lohiiHou, prexident of Un-
American league indefinitely hiispcnd
cl Ty Cohh for attaekinj; a hpectator
in Inst WedncfdayV Detruit-NYu
Vork fstitiw in New York wan called
off thix alteniniMi.
All llie Detroit players, cxccpl
Colih, will he in the regular liue-up
loinoriiiw nfleiuooii uhen tlio Tigcrt.
iiiccl the Vuhhitij:tou team. OMiier
Kriuik Xnvin of Detroit Miid that
Colih would not he allowed to play
hul he iiKMUied Hio striker that
Cohh'h caxe would ho adjusted ttt
once, lie nlxn promiced the plnycrs
Hint heri-nfler they would In: protect
ed from itiMiltH.
The t.it I lenient resnllcd from Own
er Xavin'M pcrMiunl appeal to the
"All i)u Detroit player.' who figuri!
in the strike hud been sii-pendc.l im.1
louay s game lictwecn
and Detroit postponed.
EMERGE EROM HIDING
SAN 1)1 K(50. Cal May 20. After
remaining In hiding for two days,
fearing mhitroutiucnt at the hands of
tho vlgllautcR, Marcus Itohhlna and
Fred Moore, attorneys for tho I. W.
W.'h In local courts, appeared In de
partment onu of the superior court,
today to uhIc again for citation for
contempt of court for Hi vigilantes.
The cane wnB set for Wednesday.
The attorneys charge that tuu citi
zens threatened them with vlolenco
If they did not drop the cases and
FALLS 2000 FEET TO
DEATH FROM PARCHUTE
MOSTOX, Muy 'J0. Striking the
water with such terrific force that
nearly every bone in his body was
broken, James Hair, 'JO years old, of
Lynn, Mass., is dead here toduy as a
result of a 2,000 foot fall from a
balloon at Xnhaut. He attempted to
descend in a parachute, which failed
NEW AGREEMENT SIGNED
FOR ANTHRACITE WORKERS
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 20.
The anthracite operators and miners
this afternoon signed tho new agree
ment which waa endorsed by tho
Joint convention which met In W'lllc
osluirre last week.
diok concerning the alleged leniency
if Hie general sessions court. The
spread of crime locally is charged
directly to this leniency.
In one of llie eases cited, a judge
directed a verdict of acquittal for a
confessed thief on the ground of "im
proper remarks" from tho assistant
district attorney. In another case
.f 1,000 hail of Louis Poggi, was re
turned without anyone's knowledge.
In legal and police circles the in
vestigutiou is expected to result in
Hio most sensational charges Hint
oWrr involved New York criminal
courts, Police Commissioner Waldo
is Inking, a leading part in the prone,
Execution of Richeson Will Probably
KlSS AVIS LlIfNELL
RUEF'S TALE 10
BE PRINTED AS
SAN I'HAXCISCO, Mn 'JO. -Under
(lie captien: "The road I trn wi
led," Aliruhain Kucf. former political
boss of San KrnnciHco, now crviiiK
a cutcuec in Sam Quoiitiu prison
for bribery today inSliuiiaii KrauctH-
-" niiiitniii, reriintmrncco uic pimii
,'.,,,M '"' ,l"' 'e"lint ,.f.his '''.roin
iur I'lllldlirc linn l(lICS, lllllll Ills
conviction in the graft trials,
The Mullelin announces that Kucf,
story will be in the form of au auto
biography and will he continued frmn
day to day. The narrative opens
with a statement tolhiisr of Hnof's aim
and is followed bv what he tonus the
"foreword" which already has been
published by the I'liited" Pres.
HL PASO. Texas, May 20.--Collapse
on the Mexican Insurrection Is
hourly expected here today following
tho receipt of apparently aulhontlc
reports that (Jeneral Paseuul Oroz
co's rebel troops are deserting hy the
score, and surrendering to Renoral
lluorla, In command of the govern
Confident that he has tho situation
In the state of Chihuahua well in
hand, General lluorta today seat
General Hornadet south with a de
tachment of troops to meet the rebel
force commanded by General Zapata
which has been active la tho territory
ndjnceut to Mexico City.
Kl Paso Is In a state of suppressed
excitement this afternoon over re
ports that the federals are planning
au attack on Juarez.
Lato this af- j
ternoon a force of Kovorament troops I
under Colonel T D. Sanchez was re
ported advancing on Juarez and
Colonel Jose Onuro, a cousin of
General Orozco, with 300 men, wont
to meet tho advancing federals.
NKW YORK. Mav 'JO. -Lehigh
Valley nml Henduig, with advance
of nearly 'J points, reflected the ter
munition of the anlhracito coal strike
in today's opening stock- market,
I'liited States Steel, Canadian Pa
cific, Illinois Central and somu minor
specialties were fairlv strong. Later
Lehigh Valley, alter going over J
points upwind, fell back to its earlier
quotation, Uarriuma shares were
firm, Canadian I'neifio ami North
era Pacific later lost a point.
'I ho market closed sternly,
Honds were easy,
xsJ4 v L r-iCHEair gui
80 YEAR OLD MAN
FATHER OF TWINS
NKW YOKIC, Mnv t!0.
All records arc believed to be
broken bore today by Dr. AI
lyn Oorlon. who, at the ago of
80 years, is the father of
twins. The babies are said
to be in perfect health ami
weighed jut (J l-'J pounds
each on arrival. .Mrs. Gorton
is approaching middle age.
I'M IT," SAYS T. R.
"NOT YET" SAYS TAFT
AND THERE YOU ARE
CAMUHIDGK, Ohio, Mny 20.
"They'ro nil saying thero may bo a
compromise candldato at Chicago,"
said Colonel Theodore Roosevelt to n
big crowd hore today. I believe
thero may be, too," ho continued,
"and I will tell you who It will he.
I am tho man."
HAMILTON, Ohio.. May 20.--Speaking
hero today President Taft
"Hoosovelt said at Cleveland that
unless he is nominated ho will bolt.
In effect ho says, 'I am tho repub
lican party. If you get enough votes
In tho convention to nomlnuto some
oao olso you will beconio bolters.'
If olectcd president he will be say
ing 'I am the government. I run tho
people. I am tho whole thing.' "
MARTIN GIVES MOTHER
RIDE IN HIS AIRSHIP
XKWPOKT UKACir, Cal., May 20.
"Flying with Glenn is as safe n
motoring with anyone else," was the
confident declaration today of Mr.
C. Y, .Martin, mother of (Jlenu Mar
tin, aviator, who defied precedent and
carried hi mother with him in in
aeroplane II.OOO feet into the cloud.
MARRED AS TRAIN SPEOS NORTH
With a whirr of wheels as they
clicked over tho rails as a wedding
march, Helen Mary Fife, formerly of
Memphis, Tonn., was married to Will
Kdwnrd Keller, a prominent business
man of HI Paso, Texas, on tho special
car "Sunset" attached to train No.
1 1 Sunday afternoon between this
city and Ray Cold.
In keeping with tho season tho
private car was bountifully decorated
with banks of white roses, and uoth
lug had been omit tod to mako tho
train wedding as complete and Im
pressive ns a church wedding. Tho
wedding party was mot at Medford
by A, S. Roseubauin', Btntlon agont,
Mr. and Mrs. C, L. Reamos, nml Rev.
Weston I- Shlolds. Rev, Shields per
formed tho coromony, using tho ring
sorvlco, whllo tho train was trnvollng
at a high rate of speed between Mod-
Take Place Tonight
:iDAIM 10 DIC00IMP
' in l 0 ULL00 1U
OF ROGUE VALLEY
With a precipitation of .50 of rain
Friay night as a starter the Ilogue
Uiver valley orchardists are today
rejoicing at a continuing rainfall
which will allow them to continue
plowing until they have it completed.
During April tho ground was too wet
fo plow and work was delayed to a
great extent. Although they plowed
n.s rapidly as possible when the soil
ifi-ied enough to allow them to get
onto their fields the warm weather
dried it out o rapidly that a number
began to believe that the ground
would be too dry to plow before they
bad the wrork completed. With this
shower of rain, however, all of the
laud will be gotten into splendid con
Sunday was cloudv but the expect
ed rain did not begin to fall until late
in the evening and then but gently.
In the morning hours the downpour
became heavier and at six o'clock the
rain fell heavily. Showers are pre
dicted tonight and Tuesday.
EX-SENATOR THOMAS SMITH
KILLED IN MINE ACCIDENT
PORTLAND, May 20. Thomas
Smith, former Oregon state senator,
a resident of Canyon City, Ore., Wil
liam Horn and Joseph Johnson met
dentil in a mine acciedut at Shoshone,
Wye., according to advices received
hero today. No details nre given.
Smith for yeurs was a power in
Oregon polities-. f
TEXAS RANGERS SENT TO
BORDER TO KEEP ORDER
DALLAS, Texas, May 20. -Con
vinced that rebel troops at Juarez
plan to provoke Hie Tinted Stales t j
intervene in the Mexican rebellion,
t!ocrnor Colquitt here today order"d
a force of Texas Rangers to go to
F.l Paso to preserve order.
lord and Cold Hill. Accompanying
tho bridal eouplo were Mr. and Mrs.
J. W. McClymonds of San Francisco,
the forinor of whom Is prominent la
San Francisco society circles and a
larKO ownor In tho Pacific Fruit Ex
press company of that city. Tho
biido was gowned in a handsomo laco
gown, to which thoro was effectively
added touches of coral vol vet. Sho
woro n picture hat of wblto laco
with trimmings of tho snmo coral
shade, all of which only accontunted
her statuesque bruuetto beauty, Tho
bridegroom Is tho president of tho
Clobo Grain &. Milling compauy of
Tho Southern Pacific company
condttctod tho preliminary arrange
ments by securing tho llconso ami
mlnlstor ami loft nothing to bo de
sired In tho completion of the formal
ity of tho nffalr.
Electric Chair Will probably Be Used
at Midniflht ToniflhtUnfrockcd
Pastor Resigned to His Fate, Hav
Inn Made Peace With His Creator.
Richeson Recovered Nerve last Niflht
Hour of Execution Kept Secret
by Prison Officials. ,. .
IJOSTON, May 20. All tho grew
sotiio details were completed today
for execution of tho Rev. C. V. T.
Richeson, for 3laylng Miss Avis Lln
nell. but Warden Bridges! of Charles
town prison alono knows tho oxact
hour when tho former pastor of tho
fashionable Iinmanuol Baptist church
In Cambridge will pay tho ponalty.
It Is believed, however, that ho will
be electrocuted at midnight tonight.
Richeson retired at 1 o'clock this
morning and slept soundly until 8
o'clock. Tho Rev. Mr. Johnson re
lieved the Rev. Mr. Stcbblna at that
hour. Emerging from tho death cell,
Rev. Stebblns said:
Resigned to Kate.
. "Richeson Is entlroly resigned to
I his fate. He has made his peace
with his Maker and dcop down In my
heart I feci that ho will faco tho
final court penitent and with full
realization of tho enormity of his
crime. Ho Is back In tho fold now
without malice for any one."
Warden Bridges Is permitted to se
lect the threo witnesses to tho exe
cution besides 12 official witnesses
and tho two ministers, and ho has
asked three newspaper men to attend
tho electrocution. It is not known
whether Attorney Morse, counsol for
the condemned man, will bo permit
ted to attend.
Richeson will bo shaved soma tlmo
today by tho prison barbor. He has
requested that ho ho electrocuted In
his owu clothing instead of In prison
garb. This request probably will bo
Roily to Morgue.
After tho execution tho body first
will be sent to tho prison niorguo
and then to tho city morgue. Thero
the body will be claimed by Douglas
Richeson, tho former pnstor'a
Richeson recovored his nerve last
night when Warden Bridges decided
to give him another day of llfo. Ro
poatedly ho asked tho warden:
"When wilt It be?"
When the warden hesitated Riche
son added: "Don't be afraid to tell
(Contlnuod on Page Two.)
Henry Williams, 10 yeart old, and
living with his parents in the Sams
Vulloy district, gazed with admira
tion at Hie posters advertising the
coming of n circus. One of Hie post
ers pictures a pink faced young man
in piukor tights, balaneing precar
iously und smilingly upon tho back of
a galloping snow whito steed.
Tho more William Jookod at thut
picture the more firm became his de
termination to become a barn back
rider and go with Hio circuw, IIu lias
no "thoroughbred imported Arabian
steed." Neither did lie have any
"prancing palfrey" as advertised on
tho bills. Hut a neighbor had a fat
Jersey cow, which, like tho "blood
sweating bohomoth" is also "mention
ed in Holy Writ."
Young WilliaiiiH by stealth and dili
gence got on the back uf the cow,
The frightcnod animal ran helter-
skelter about thu hack yard. "Uosuy"
finally ran under a clothesline,
Thu hoy's parenta ay Henry will
be all right in a few day),