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Fair anil wirriner. Max &i
DhIIv- Hnveiitli Vcnr
TO BE 0ECIDEO
rinlil (or Scats Will Occupy Entire
Tlmt! of Republican National Com
mittee From June G Until Couven
Taft Claims 570 Delegates, Roosevelt
GG7. Clark 470, Wilson 358, Under
CHICAGO, ,li I. Willi itH 207
contest between Tii ft mill UoiMt'W'lt
filed mill n score nunc planned, it in
probable thin tlm fight for scats will
occupy (Ini entire time nl' tin Rcpu
lit'iui iiittiiinul commitlo limn Juno (I,
iiulil in'iiilv time I'm- (In convention
til Hltllt June 1H.
AiIIumciiIn nl' President Tiil't i'
MM't ('(ilillli'l KooncMtlt In collie In
Chil'llgO. If I tlOH, duty NII.V, it will
indicate tlmt ho intends to Imlt if
Pinident Taft is ritttiitiit t 1.
Tim following clitium mill figures
in.- made liv malingers:
IMcgulit in convention. 1078.
NYiMtoMirv to noiiiiiiulc, r:ill.
Claimed fur Tall, 570.
Claimed for Roosevelt, 507.
Conceded to Taft liy Hoohi'vu'i
Conceded to itiMihi'Volt liv Taft
I'uiuMriictod delegates, 122.
Delegate in I'onvi'iitioii, 1092.
NeooHNtir.w.to nominal!, 728.
Claimed for Clink. -170.
Claimed for WiIhoii, :irK.
Conceded Clink liv Wilson, :i(ll).
Conceded Wihon hv Chirk. Kill.
Ciiliihtrni'toil delegates, J 50.
It In now known or a certainly
I hut Dm party of famous gcngrnpli
iith from all sections of tlm world
will vltilt Orator Luko his sinner iih
guests of tlio Mod ford Comorelal
club. "Science", ii monthly publlea
tlon, nuinlloiiH Cutter Lake an ono
of tlio points In tlm northwest to ho
visited and nays:
Tlio lint Includes forty goograph
' urn from Hlxtoeii dlforcut conntrli'H;
most of Out delegates being profes
sots In unlvoraltlos or officers of
national MfOKruplilo societies. Tlio
character of tlio party will ho suffi
ciently Indicated hy unnnuiielng tlm
coming "f l'nrtseh and DrjKalHUI;
Morxlmchor and Jaeger, of Germany;
(liillols, Margorlo and Vaehor, of
Franco; CIiImiIiii, llcoklt and Falcon
er, of Groat Itrltiiln; Nlornioyor and
Ooatroleh, of Holland; Locolnto, of
Belgium: ili'ltran, of Hpiiln; Sllva
Tollos, of Portugal; Bruckner and
Oboihiiuinior, of Austria; Choluoky
ami Tolokl, of Hungary, Cvljlc, of
Horvla; Doiitilausk and Sohokolsky,
of UiihhIii; AndorsHon, of Hwodou;
OlufHon, of Ijonniiirk; llrunhos, Chalx
mill NuHfllmum, of Switzerland, mid
Caluhitl, Marnolll and Vlneeguorrn,
of Italy. It Ih safe to Hay that no
muih gathering of geographical
crowned IioiiiIh Iiiih over been brought
from Europe to America.
Tlio Americana ulrcady enlisted,
oltlior iih round-trip or hh toniKrury
members, lucludo, ninoiiK profi'HHorH
of Ki'OKiaphy, UurrowB and CowIhh,
if CIiIchkh; HrlKlium, of ColKto;
Uowman, of Yiilo; Davlu and Ward of
Harvard; HoiIbo and JohiiHon, of Co
linnhla; Kouuotuuu, of Cincinnati;
Joffoi-Hou, of YpHllantl, and Martin
ami Whltlioolt, f WIhcohhIh, iih well
ax a uuinhur of uclimllflo inun from
varloiiH partH of tlio country ropro
Hontliu; HiihJoctB allied to KcoBraphy.
l'rofuHHor W..M. Dnvh, of Harvard
UnlvoiHlty, Iiiih boon appointod dlroc
tor of tlio (ixi)iirnlon. Tlio party Iiiih
HO round-trip iniiinhur and hoiiio 20
or inoro liiipnrnry niomliora.
.Jack Hondi'liiliH' Donvor toiuu, win
nor of tlio WchIoiii loai;uo poununt
laHt hoiiboii, la out lu front mid going
Rebels Concentrated nt Lcrdo, Near
Torrcon, and Orozco's Rlnlit Winn
Under Campa Cut Off and Sur
rounded. Madero Wlnklnn at Outrnnes of Reb
els to Arouse People to Frenzy of
WASHINGTON, .lime 1. Tlmt .i
ili'fiftiv,. baltlf, which will cither fin
ally criinli (Iciieral Oioco anil It's
Mexican icIicIh, or will iuileliuileiy
prolmiK liin uliililv to defy the Ma
ilero covciiimeiil, in Imminent today,
Ik the rxpreed belief-of officials of
(be htaln department here.
Official reports received hr va
that the reheln are concciitnit'tit; nl
Lento, nenr Torrcon. .Meanwhile, it
i Hiiid, fdiieral Hhiniuet, the f-ilcnil
eoiiimaiider, Iiiih necceilcd in cutting
off Orn.eo'H rinlil wiiiK, under cnni
mauil of (lenernl Caiapn, who i hhi
roumled in a mountainous nlle.
Hlampiet is preparing to iViniinl
t'ampa'H uiieouditiouiil Mirn'tider.
The federalH are at the khuo time
piepariiu; for a ceueiiil iihniiuII on
the main ichc) aiuiv nt Lcrdo. If
Orojr.ro h nble to hold Lcrdo it will
he a hard blow to the federal-, im it
will enable him to meiince the fedcial
stolen at Torrcon.
SAN' FltA.NTI.SCO Cnl.. Jinn- '.
That PrcMident Mndcro of Mexico i
winkinit at the outrage pcrpctratcil
on women and children b' rebelH ami
liamlitH lo uet tin people to a point
wbetv I buy will rise jit frenzy a-aiii.!
the mamuderK wnrt the bunlcii of
ntoric told here today by 1(10 Amer
ican rcl'iifcc who arrived from Mex
ico on the United State triiiixMiit
lliifonl. About fifty of the rct'iipcc.
stripped of their valuable by .Mex
ican liauilitN, nt once became ward
of the eitv. Of thin number -S weio
Uiven (Uiuleih in teiitH erected at th
I'tesidio, anil live women mul eiht
ehililren are lioini; eared lor b char
Klrhy S. Miller returned to Med
ford Saturday after attending u ineet
Ini; at Salem of men front wirloiiH
HcctlotiH of the Htato who aro Intorent-
ed lu a movement to reform tho preH
eul educational rtlBtem of tho Htato,
Tho "lCducntlonnl lleforut Leaguo"
wiirt orKaulxed and meetliiKH aro to
bo arraui'.ed lu vnrlotm partn of tho
Htato to work up InteroHt In tho re
form. Mr. Miller will enllHt tho
aid of a largo number of local peo
ple lu tho movement.
Amoiik' thoHO who attended the
mooting at Salem win C. K, Spouce,
of Lenta; W. S. U'llon of Oregon City,
,I(,h. Shafer of Httgono, L. U. Alder-
mau of Saloin, F. J. Miller or Salent,
(ieorgo Iteher of Medford, H, H. Mil
ler of Portland, W. K. Nowall of
(IiiHton, A. II, Haton of Kugono, F. 0.
Young of Kugono anil K. S. Miller of
NORTHWEST CROP IS
Tho nroHpoetrt itro vory bright for
a large crop in the Northwest which
will ho worth .f 10,0(10,000, according
to CliurlcH A. Mnlboouf of the North
westuru Fruit Hxehauge, who in in
Meilfor (Ifor tv whort business trip.
Mr. Mnlboouf is confident of goou
liriecrt fur Northweslont fruit this
"According to advices wo Imvo in
our office," states Mr. Mulhoouf,
"tho orop this year in the Northwest
will ho u splendid one. In mtditlon
to this wo Imvo perfected a Hjlendld
selling agency ilnd I tiolioyo Hint wo
will bo able to ninko it splendid show
ing on prices this year. Tho outlook
is very good."
0 Z 0
Balloon Akron With Six Passcntjers
Aboard Takes Lofty Tumble Which
Scares Vanlman So That He Aban
dons Contemplated Flight.
Wellman's Associate Admits Un
known Faults of Airship Render
Crosslno of Ocean Impracticable
ATLANTIC CITY, N. .1 , Juno I -After
falling I.UUO feet lu bin dirig
ible bullooii "Akron" with ulx panned
gers aboard, during a trial flight
hero toduy, Melvln Vanluinu auiioilnc
oil that lie will abandon hi Intention
of attempting a flight acroHH the At
lantic ocean In the balloon.
Vanlman and his priHBeiigers cruis
ed about MuifCHHfiilly for fifty min
utes after their tiHcent, when, Hiid
dcnly tho big dlrlKlble Hwoopeil down
without warning, dropping on the
mirfaco of tlio wutorx of an Inlet near
After repairing tho "Akron," Vani
llism reahcouded and continued his
trip siirccHHfully. He admitted later
that hbt leaolutlou to abandon the
triitiH-Atbtntlc flight was directly due
to the accident today.
Vanlman was uiiHOcfatcd with Wal
ter Wellmau In Atlantic City Inst
Hummer, when Welluinn made an uu
HiiccoKKful attempt to perfect a dirigi
ble which would crottH the Atlantic.
NKW YOItK. Juno 1.- With 21
lending hotolH, hIx prominent rcatnu
rants and two clulm KcrlouHly crippled
and the Hotel Managers association
Mtubboruly refusing to compromise,
the jttrlko of tho walterB asHitmed
grave proportlotiH hero today. Tho
chief bone of contention Is the asso
ciation's persistent refusal to recog
nize tho waiters' union. So far there
1ms been no disorder.
Tho union leaders declared that
there were "J.riOO strikers out today.
They declare the majority of tho
strikebreakers Imported by tho hotel
men Joined the union when they ar
rived here, and refused to work.
Tho hotels Imported a number of
college boyB, but these proved unsat
isfactory. Only a spirit of tolerance
on the part of tho guests made It pos
sible for some of the hotels to open
their dining rooms today.
Tito guests at tho Waldorf-Astoria,
Knickerbocker, Plaza, Vauderbllt and
Manhattan hotels tiro urging tho Man
agers' association to crush tho Btrlko.
BOYCOTT IS PLACED
SAN FKANCISCO, Juno 1 Adopt
ing a recommendation of Its execu
tive, tho San Francisco labor council
by tin almost unanimous vote, today
declared a boycott on tho San Fran
cisco Examiner, In Bitpportlng tho
striking pressmen, who wore called
out some weeks ago following tho
pressmen's strikes In Chicago.
Officials of the council said that
In declaring tho boycott tboy simply
pursued tho snino course as that tak
en by all tlio other nowHpapora In
Chicago, which rallied to tlio Bitpport
of tho Hearst papers when the latter
Instituted tho open shop.
SMITHS0N IS BARRED
FROM OLYMPIC CONTEST
SAN FKANCISCO, Cnl., Juno J.
Forrest Sinlthsou, world's champion
ltttrlor and a eandlduto for tho Amor
lean team to tho Olympic games In
8wodon declared today that ho ltaa
glvon up all hopo of reprcBontlng tho
United States nt tlio games on account
of tho attitude of tho Loa Angeles
Athletic club In repudiating tho ath
lete becntiHO ho competed unattached
lu tho Olympic tryouta at Stanford
two weeks ago, while a niotnbor of
tho Los AugolcB club,
NO ONE HURT
ORI'XJON, KATTUDAY, .Il'XK 1, 1912.
Champ Clark Wins Rhode Island
,y .'..T.Ty y ... -'
ct'OHt t ' sssbsssse .jHtV.i1"? J wiJ
UjfijSjilSt&ti" tf'-t.jSslsSSSH jHjaytfyWB
PUOVIDKNCK. ft I , June 1.
throughout Rhode Ii!anl In the dent
shown by practically complete retur
Clark will get all tho ten delegates
In Ilaltlmore. The vote Clark 5,712
llotweeii KMl and ,0 buvers pnt
nixed the ptildii'ta,ikct before noon
ilsiv and the tin-tttutiou experienced
Uetween (Ml ami .00 buvers pat
the lartiist bu-iue-s iit its history. A
feature of the day was the nppenr
anee of meats which .ohl at price
ranging from five ccntij to ten cents
a pound cheaper than thiiii the miiiic
varieties hno been Milling up town.
Chickens were in demand but the
supply wits not huge and disappear
ed rapidly. One man appeared with
18 dressed chickens and 'JO dor.cn
eggs nml bad disMsed of his entile
stock nt 7 :!." a. in. At noon seven
sheep, one beef and severnl hogs had
I Jerries wore nKo in demand hut
the supply was ery light, only one
both offering them during the morn
ing hours. Seven crates had been
sold sold before ! o'clock with only
a few boxes left.
At 0 o'clock over lot) buyers h.id
visited the market showing that the
housewives of the city tire going
curly to market in order to got their
choice of the dn's offerings. Tho.-e
who delay their isit until nttoruoon
ure apt to find that many lines have
been sold out.
The ineat booth proved a popultr
feature today. Muyers thtongod
before the two stalls occupied ly
it rancher from Phoenix who offered
fresh beef, pork and mutton. The
nriees at which the meat was offered
seemed very nttnictive to the buyers
who kept the cutters busy. These
stalls have been rutted by the month
and meals will he regular feature
S10ATTLK, Wu., Junu 1. -"The
fishing industr, in tho l'ttget Sound
waters will he wiped out within ten
years if the state of Washington
does not adopt ittoro stringent laws
and se to the enforcement of the
laws already on tho statute hooks."
John I'cnso llubooek, head of the
Hritish Columbia I'slt commission,
with these words knocked all the
harmony out of tho "Iturmonv moot
ing" held here by Coventor Htly and
a special seiintoiiiil couiuttlto, rep
resenting tho stale of Washington;
and Hahcook nud Douglas It. Moln-
tyre, representing tho province of
Urittslt Columbia to discus itsbtug
A number of "salmon barons" nt-
tended the meeting tutd lost their
tampers several tiiuea during Hub-
Sweeping victory for Champ Clark
erratic presidential primaries was
ns todty The returns show that
to the democratic national convention
; Wilson I.j.10; Harmon 728.
!T0 TEST VALIDITY
OF AUTO LICENSE
LAW IN OREGON
In order to determine the validity
of the -stsitu law which provides for
an annual automobile tax arrests
are to be made in this city within the
next few days nnd a test case
brought. Complaints will be sworn
to this afternoon by Chief of Police
Hittson charging the following men
with driving an automobile without
a state license number sis retiuired
by the law: Frank Kiltie, Conro
Fioni, George King, John Hoot, J. F.
Merrill, W. II. (lore. Thomns How
ard, C. K. Whister. II. E. Wortinaii,
W. W. Ilstrmon, Horace Nicholson,
Dr. Uurgoss and Jack Neff.
It is claimed that inasmuch sis each
of these men are taxed on nutomo
bilcs that the state cannot collect a
license for their operation. The ciue
will be fought through. District At
torney Mulkoy has not ns yet deter
mined which of the men he will have
arrested for the purpose of testing
tho law. It it is sustained then the
others will nNo be haled into court.
Prof. II. Thompson, tho neronaut
who made the nscoitsioii Saturday
afternoon from the Arnold's enrnival
grounds, was injured but not serious
ly by falling astride a fence nt Ninth
and Ivy. He wits unable to cut the
parachute loose. After reaching the
height ot 1,000 feet, the balloon re
liiauiod stationery for a few minutes
oer the Mail Tribune bliilditig and
then gradually descended, striking
tho ground nt Ninth and Ivy streets.
Only the absence t' wind prevented
the total collapse of the balloon nud
a fatal accident.
DAYTON, Ohio, June 1. All com
mercial and industrial operation was
halted for 15 minute this afternoon
during the fuuerul of tho Into Wilbur
Wright. All traffic, steam and eleo
tric, suspended operations for min
utes, while tlio church bells tolled in
memory of the dead aviator.
Thousands' of persons visited the
First Presbyterian church, whore, the
body lay in state for thrco hours.
Kov. Maurice Wilson conducted tho
funeral obsequies, Interment was n
TO BE WAGED
Underwood Instructed to Introduce
Cotton Tariff Schedule Revision
Measure, Identical With That Sub
mitted Last Year.
Hope of Adjourning Congress Prior
to Convening of National Conven
WASHINGTON, Juno 1. The
house ways and means committee to
day Instructed Chairman Oscar Un
derwood to Introduce tlio cotton tariff
schedule revision bill. The measure
wilt be Indenttcal with that submitted
last year, comprising reductions of
from 25 to 40 per cent.
It is believed that the decision to
continue the fight for tariff revision
means that hope of adjourning con
gress prior to the convening of tho
national conventions has been aban
doned. TEDDY DROPS
EIGHT ON ROOT
OYSTER BAY, June 1. Colonel
Roosevelt issued a statement this af
ternoon indicating that he nnd his
followers may drop the fight on Sen
ator Elihu Root as temporary chair
man of the Republican national con
vention at Chicago. He said the Illi
nois (relegation this afternoon had
declared against making sstt issue of
Root, insisting that he should not be
considered as speaker for the con
vention as a whole tit his opening ad
dress. Roosevelt declared that he
would take their suggestion 'under
advisement." He also declared that
the Maine and Illinois delegates will
put up u fight for open sessions of
the national committee which is bear
ing the contests. lie asserted that
the press should be represented at
these hearings and reiterated that he
will not go to Chicago "unless :i
grnve emergency in the sliiiix! of un
fair piny should arise."
CHICAGO, June 1. Private cable
gram received here today announce?
tho death in Heidelberg, Gonnnny, of
I). II. Hiiriiham, the noted American
IJurnhnm, who was tho chief archi
tect in San Francisco's reconstruc
tion following the grent fire, was
touring the world, accompanied by
his wife's son. He wns one of the
most noted builders of the day, more
tlinn 80 buildings in the heart of New
York having been constructed from
Rurulinm also served on the fiuo
arts commission appointed to super
vise the reconstruction of "United
Statos public buildings at Washing
ton, and also directed the building of
severnl government buildings in tlio
IJuniham wns born in Henderson,
N. Y., September 4, 1840.
WIFE AND THEN SELF
BUFFALO, N. Y., Juno 1. Believ
ing that his wife's family influenced
her to leave him, Ernest Staples toduy
murdered his mother-in law, Mrs.
M. Fillmore Brown, and futility woun
ded his wifo, thou committed suicide.
Following n tptarrol with tho
Browns a week ugo, Staples proceed
ed to tho Brown home nud after kill
ing Mrs. Brown, shot his wifo while
sho slept. Ho then chased his fnthor-in-law
through tho fields nud when
Brown escaped tho murderer shot
himself through tho head.
BE A WITNESS
Prominent Socialist Subpoenaed by
State on Account of Implication by
Bert Franklin Death Again Inter
feres in Progress of Case.
Friend of McNamaras Also Suiwnetv
ed by State to Testify Was In
Los Angeles at Time ef ExMlw.
LOS ANGELES, Juno 1. Job Har.
rlman, formerly associated with the
counsel In tho McNamara case, whose
name was yesterday mentioned In De
tective Dert Franklin's testimony has
been subpoenaed by the stato a
witness In tho Darrow trial. He was
summoned following Franklin's story
In which the detective Intimated that
tho 4,000 he Hays Darrow gave him
for the purpose of bribing Lockwood
was brought to Darrow by Harrlmau.
Out of respect to tho late Judge
Cyrus McNutt, associate counsel for
the Darrow defense, who died nud
denly last night, thero was no ses
sion ot the Darrow bribery trial to
day. A bench warrant for E. F. Sklllen,
issued by Judge Hutton upon the re
quest of District Attorney Fredericks,
Is In the hands of the sheriff. He Is
wanted by the state as a witness In
the Darrow trial.
It Is reported that Sklllen was a
friend of James B. McNamara and
was In Los Angeles at the time of the.
Times explosion and is an Important
witness for the state.
MAY WAS BEST
Weather report for the Montii o
May, 1012, Medford, Oregen:
Date Max. Min. Rain.
1 52 40 0.38,
2 f9 IJT.fl Trace '
3 59 37
4 05 40
5 02 45
7 82 42
8 83 45
9 70 40 ...
10 77 37
11 82 37.5 ..
12 87 42
14 74. 40 Trace
15 70 48 .05
10 75 38.5 ..
17 80 43
18 82 45
19 05 50
20 57 40 .00
21 50 35.5.. .03
22 58 43 .13
23 04.5 37.5 .32
24 02.5 50.5 .03
25 08.5 51 Truce
20 05.5 52 .10
27 05 48
28 70 51.5 Trace
29 03 53.5 .52
31 84 41.5 ..
Maximum, 87.5 degreeB, May 13;
menu of maximum, -70.0 dogrees; nor
tnnl menu maximum for Mny, 70 de
grees; minimum, 35.5 degrees, May
21; menu of minimum, 43,5 degrees;
normal of mean minimum for May,
43 degrees; precipitation, 2.45 in
ches; normal precipitation, 1,72
inches, oxcess .73 inch; cloudy days,
14; partly cloudy days, 2; clear, 15;
total precipitation since Sept. 1,
1911, 19.84 inches; normal precipita
tion for same poriod, 25.04 inches;
deficiency in prccipitution, 6,b9
Tho month of Mny, 1912, litis' been
ono of tho best recorded for the
Rogue river valloy. All crops have
flourished, and good harvests may
bo expected. Tho excess precipita
tion, avIiiIo dolnying cultivation, has
been vory benofieitil. The deficiency
in precipitation is duo to a shortage
in tho montliH of Ootohor, November
and December, 1911, wjticli really
makes littlo difference.
P. J. O'GARA,
Special MotoorologU'ttl Observer,
U. S. Weather Bureau.