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Medford Mail Tribune
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MEDFORD, OREGON, THURSDAY, OfTOUEU lf 1912.
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TURKS MEET DEFEAT IN DECISIVE BATTLE
Rout of Turks at Ltileliurnas Com
pleto Rctrcatlnij Army Numbers
200,000 Men Friend of Sultan
Abandon All Hope of Turk Victory
Atlrlanoplo Said to Have Fallen
Constnnllpolo Next Object of At
tack hy Allies.
SOFIA, Oct. Ml. II in officially
announced licit) today Unit tho Talks
vnrn cnmplululy nulled nl IutrliurjjnH
mill inn now fleeing with tin Hutgur
iuiiH In lint pursuit. Tlit) war office
wdiiuulcd that tho relienling Talks
nuinbrr nl least 'JllO.OOd men.
SOl-'l A, Oot. 31. It was olflcinlly
announced hero IIiIh afternoon Hint
I In- TurkUli wing in notion near the
Black Sea hint brcn driven bnuk. The
war offluc denies reiMirlut! TurkUh
iolories near Vina.
Bulgarian troop hint completely
mil rounded Ailriaiioilo Inst night.
Tho Turk hail been making dally
Miilii'H along I lu Maiitx rier. No
mention was made of thu huriouder
VIENNA. Oct. III. Tim end l
Ottoman ruto in Europe in the uuiitii
inoui prediction of all diplomats Ihmc
l.MlnvfoHviii JIu' reports ijjMln?
TrrrkTili""niantor nt LulchurKus.
Friends of Ilia sultan here hnvn aban
doned nil hoi" w f Moslem vic
tory nml cxpres tho belief that the
Bulgarian troops will ho in Constan
tinople within a week.
Reports front Sofia mill tlur Hal
kan capitals nay thu Tniktt.li defeat
at l.ulchurgus wuh tin? inoM complete
much tho war Marled, Although no
official ooiiflnnation of the battle
Iiiin been received here, tho Bulgnr
ian nocnunts of thu climli uud thu re
lort that the Turks nro in fall io
treat, with tho Bulgarians in close
pursuit, in orrditod on all sidos.
.Militaiy expect Nimut Piihhu, tin'
TiitUsh uonuniindcr-ui-ohicf, to rnllj
Ii'ih troops for another stand at a
point forty mlli'K wcM of I'oiiHtnnti
nopli). Defeated here, tho Ottoman
general is o,pcutod to niako his lif t
stand on tho narrow peninsula on
which Iho elly Ih located.
Although runiuis that Adiianopli)
had fallen Itnto not heen officially
confirmed, military observers here
gonornlly credit tho report, and he
liuwi that Iho end of 'ho mltun's do.
million in Europe is nenr at hand.
Another miveiified report U that
Itodorila, a Turkish oily on tho hoii
of Marmora, ulsti Iiiih heen eaptnied.
No iIoIuIIh of tho fighting at l.ulo
burgas havo boon received hero o.
ei.pt that 100,0(10 TtilkMi troops,
soundly shipped, aro in full flight in
the Kennral dirootion of ('onhlantino
pie. No indication of thu nninhor of
caMtinltioH in K'nen.
Dispalelien from Alliens and Hel
uradn indlmiln uninterniplod flroek
and Rem ian ndwtneoH. II jh oxpeoled
thtiKo I'm co noon will bo in full eon.
trol of Maoodonlu and all Albania,
ttilh Iho pi.imlilo oMieplion of Sun
SAN UIKtIO, Cab, Oc.1. til. Tim
ciiho of Hubert 0. I.ow'ih, eharKtul
with tho mnrilur of Inventor-1 T.
Tollvor rind Mrs. Cnthoriiiu Tolivor,
hlx wlf, prohnbly will o to Iho jury
Tho liiHt toHtbnony was taken thin
iimrniiiK nml AHHiHtnnt Distrlol At
torney Molvoo HubiultU'il li! iu'kh
moat, Molviui doularod to thu jury
thai I.owIh wiih not Iiihiiiio at tho
timn ho killed tho Tolivorn.
Alloruoy O'KoqlV, for llio dofonHo,
Ih oxpeutod to uoiihuiiio nil of thu
al'tonioon oohhIou and n pari of to
Ujprrow n U urumvult
I VICE PRESIDENT DEAD
YVAHIII.NOTON. Oil III Tho mi
llon'i) niiltal In In deep moraliiK '
iluy over tab ileal h of Vleo t'rent
ileal .1 amen H Kliorinnu. 1'liiKn on
all government IiiiIIiIIiikh arc at linlt
imut nml Kenulnu Borrow wiih ox
predneil on nil olden over thu ileuth
of "Hutiny Jim" an lio vu offec
tlountely ealleil In WaNliliiKloa.
OtflclnlH or thn t'nltoil Statfit sen
ate proimreil (oilny to notify Menu
torn of llio urrniiKinenU for Hlicr
mnn'M funeral, ho that tho Hnuato
may lio wall roircneuteil at tho
Horvlcoa, foil Muster vJeneruI 1'rnuk
It, Hitchcock In the only cahtnot
momlicr hero, ami ho nrolialily will
uttoiul Ilia funeral,
I'roKlitenl Tafl arrived at the
whltu liouxo till moraliiK nml won
deeply rtrlitvetl and HhockvU by tho
vleo prertltloatV iP-nlh.
Only two inrmtxir of tho "old
Kiinrd", now tiat Hlierninn In dead
aro left In coiiRroim. Tho remain
ing two uro Com;reHmnn Jovph G.
Cannon and Horvuo K. I'ayuo. Con
creMamnn Dulrell ami Tawney wero
ilofiuited In tho icrout jirlmarleH, mid
Hlierninn Ih ileail.
I'reHlilout Tafl will attend tho
vleo prcHlttoul'H funeral, hut ho linn
not decided whether to eaurol his
npeulduu eiiRnKlueul at Newark, N.
J., or not.
An official proclamation of tho
vleo piertldonl'H death wan Itmuod by
1'renldont Tuft, accompanied Hint nil
public offlclnlH pay Hpechil trlbuto
to tho memory of tho dent tuten
man on tho day of tho funeral, when
nil Kovcrumoat bimluehd probably
will bo HUHpeiiduil.
Tho proKldout thin aftornoon can
celled hU oiiKUKomont to pealt nt
tho tiuvollliiK coromnnleK nt tho
WuhIiIiikIou monumont In Nownrlc,
N. J , Saturday, and will lenvo for
Utlcn Friday ovoiiIiik to attouil tho
fuuorut. lio lum not decided wheth
er to return to WiuhliiKton after tho
serviced or to proceed directly to
Cincinnati from I'tlca,
All army pouta anil nnvnl veaxoU
(Contlnuod on pngo y.)
OYSTI3U. MAY, X. Y, Oct. 31,
Showing no visible nlgns from fatigue
from last night's excitement or his
forty-two nilnuto speech ut Madison
Squaro Harden, Colonel Thoodoro
ItnoHovolt was up curly today nud
roady for work.
"Ily tloorgol" ho said, "I feol
Referring to tho lomarkahlo dem
onstration In IiIb behalf last night,
Colonel ltooHovolt Hiild: "Tho crowd
was most nttimtlvo. It uoouiud to
nppreeluto ovory point I imiclu and
responded Immediately. It wits tho
ybest mooting by fur of tho campaign.
"llio pnueipioH oiiunolntud ut last
night's mooting will bu takon up by
tho two 'other main parties within
tho next fuw years. Tho only per
Holm who will not OBpouso thorn will
ho tho Uobsltos ou ono hand and
tho Klrhy olnmont ou tho other."
Colonel ItoouQVott plana to attoud
tho Straus .mooting In Madison Squaro
Qardou tomorrow night. Ho Is not
scheduled to speak but may dismiss
tho statu ticket.
Snlisfuotlon was expressed hy Col.
Itoosovull today nt tliu Now York
lirogresHlvo (jocm-inff (1)0 ijvrviecs of
ROOSEVELT FEELS FINEOVER SPEECH
AID HIS PARTY
Completely Dlsrerjardcd Warnlntjs of
Doctors and Insisted on Campaign
Inn When Told It Would lie Suici
dal Funeral to Be Held Saturday.
All Utlca In Mournlnii and All Cam
paign Rallies Called Off Immense
UTICA. N. Y Out. !. Tliv fu
neral of .lames Sehoolcrnft Hhermuu,
ieo prohidenl of the United Staton
who died hero luM uiuht of Briht's
diMeasi) after a linuorin;,' illnehK, will
ho held ill tho Kirwt PreHhyterian
ehureh hero nl 2 Saturday arteruoon.
All nrniiiKi'ini'iitM for tho ohheueii
were completed Huh nflernooii.
Tho hervioert will ho c-oiiduetei! by
Itc. Striker, piOKident of Hamilton
eollojje, atitted hy tho Hev. Iaju'ik
llolden. Tho nelivo pallbearerH will
bo cmployon of the Uliea Tnit and
UeHihit i-ompauy, of which mutila
tion Sherman wan president. Sher
man himself Mdouted tho honorary
pallbearer a month m;n, hut the lint
of their Humes is locked up in hi,
desk. It could not ho learned Unlay
when the dek would be oihmiciI.
Tho body of tho Into ieo president
in to lio in state in thu Oneida county
court hoiiHo tomorrow afternoon, be
tween the hours of It and 0 o'clock.
Alt Ultra .Mourn
All Utiea Is In moo mine today
over tho death Inst uiht of James S.
Sherman, vice president of the Unit
ed States, followiui; u Inn;; illness.
Fines on nil publiu buildings aro nt
half mast, mid nearly every homo in
tho city is draped in muumiup Sher
man was tho moht popular citizen of
Utiea,' mid a meat public funeral is
I'hyxiciaus who attended Sherman
say that ho Micrifieed his life to tho
repudienii party. Ho completely dis
regarded warning of his doctors mid
insisted on speaking at times when
ho had been notified that to do .so
would ho hiiieidal. Tho vhynieians
contend that bis fatal illness started
from oiiu of these occasions. Later,
they say, ho insisted on ping to the
IIIk to register, npiiu in disregard
of their orders. Immediately after
ward, ho suffered n relapse, and
death followed in )ct.s than u week.
It allies Called Off
All Mili(ieal meetings hero liuxe
been abandoned out of respect to the
Into vice president. Tho democrats
aro removing all Wilson and Marshall
huuucrs from tho streets mid the pro
gressive meotini; scheduled for to
iiicht at which Governor Hiram John
son of California was to huvo heen
(Continued on pngo 2.)
Detoetivo William J. Iturus mid for
mer District Attorney Jerome of Now
York to guard against fraud in the
"Whilo I knew that Hums win,
hiiiporliii(,' my candidaoy," said
Itoosovell, "1 also know that Joromo
was not, mid for thnt reason I was
glud to havu them join together in mi
effort to giinrmitoo mi honest eluo
"I o.plaincil to holh .leromo mid
HuniK that nil wo wished to souuiv
was thu right of ovury qutilifioil volm
to i-iist his ballot ttH hu wisliedhtnil
to htop ovury species of fraud with
out regard us to who committed it or
thu form it may take. It does not
piatter what tho outcome of thu elce
tiou may ho wo intend to follow ur.
oery suoh fraud, and if it is human
jy possible, to put pvory man enguged
iu such praiiliees hohiud tho burs.
"I do not wish n single volo to
whielt I am not entitled, nud ou thu
other hand, wo do not intend that
either of my opponents shall reooivo
u volo lo whloli ho is not entitled,'"
Colonel Itoosevelt said thnt holh
UuriiH nud Joromo hud refused to
uooopt imy Xooa for thoir sorvioos,
Surveys Made for Extension of Road
and Franchise Rumored Sought,
Though No Information Is Given
Out hy Road Owners.
Road Bed Resurveycd and New Line
Laid Out Along East Main to Sis
kiyou Heights. -
That V. H. IJariiimi, president of
tho Hoeho Iltver Valley railroad, will
nwk tho .Medford city council for a
franchise for n street railway system
ofcr certain street In Medford Is a
topic of dlRcuiudon on tho streets to
day, Ono member of the council Kavo
out tho Information that ho bail un
derstood such a fraiicblao would be
nsked for hue. he did not know that
such an application' as before the
council nt thU time.
KiiKlnec-m havo been at work for
Momctlmo rc-surveyJni; tho line now
owned by Ubmuiii, between Medford
mid Jacksonville, for what purpose Is
not definitely known but the pre
sumption la thnt It was made for the
purpose of tralRhu?nlnK the lino In
Home place and for Bathcrlng data
from which a profile or map of the
lino might be made.
The survey recently mndc did not
conflno ttelf to the lino between
Medford and Jackfonvllte, but cx-
londcd soma little 4tstonco boyonil
Jacknonvtll-on OifntcL cud. and
on tho Medford end tho survey was
madp from tho company's depot cast
on lnlu street to tho city limits on
Coupled with tho rumor that n
franchlso will bo asked for and a
poslttvo knowicdno that the survey
lias been made la the report that Mr.
Ilnrmini tins recently bonded his
rond for $100,000 and that ho
tended electrifying the cntlro
John C. Uarnum, secretary
coneral mnnnKcr of the road,
mornlUK Bald, thnt so far as tho sur
vey of tho old lino was concerned his
company was simply having a map
of tho lino made. With regard to
tho survey of Kast main street, Mr.
Ilaruum did not deny that such a
survey had been made but ho would
Klvo no Information as to tho ob
ject of tho survey. Touching upon
tho electrifying of tho lino and tho
franchlso from tho city of Medford
lio was equally non-committal, but ho
did not deny that there was some
foundation for tho rumor.
TWO NATIONS BEGIN
OTTAWA, Out., Oct. 31.- Post
innMor Clcner.i! Hitchcock of tho
United States and Honorable I'. L.
I'cllcticr nro unitintr in n eriibiido
ngninst mail order hhurks, who nro
using' tho mails of holh countries for
fraudulent purposes. Gct-rich-quick
men are, according to tho poit office
authorities iucrcnsiu? in Canada nt
u disturbing rate, many of them who
huvo boon driven out of New York,
Chicugo and other American cities
having turned their attention to Cnn
niliv as a partioulurly rich field for
their lino of endeavor.
FAVOR INCOME TAX
WASHINGTON, Oct. 31. Notifi
cations of approval of tho proposed
Income tax amendment to tho fod
ornl constitution from thirty-two
states nro In tho hands of Secretary
of Stato Knox today. Four states
havo announced thoir rejection of
To bocomo offectlvo It Is noces
sary for thlrty-slx states to ratify
0 BE PLANNING
county records, in order thai the taxpayers may, a casilv as the bank depositor,
learn tit any time the condition of his finances, and also simplify the matfer of ex
amination of records and 'titles.
As it stands today the taxpayer cannot get a line ou the financial affairs of
his county and is hardly in position to prevent extravagance. This can aWbe over
come, however, and as I believe I have a solution to the problem T earnestly hope
you will be in office during the coining year in order that I may have your able
assistance in working it out. '
With best wishes for your success, I am ,
To Al r. Frank L. Ton Voile, (Signed) OSWALD WEST.
K. jv. D. No. 2, Medford, Oregon
TO SAVE TURKEY
I'AHIS, Oct. 31. -That in no cir
cumstances will the iKiwcrs iicnnit
Hulguriaii troop-, to enter Constnuti
nople, was the nuthoritativc an
nouncement here today which diplo
mats agree may hold tho kernel of
grave troubles for Kuropc. The Bul
garians, it is declared, havo deter
mined to enter the sultan's capital in
any ease mid the situation is tetihc.
Tu Constantinople, Czar Ferdinand
could make his own penco terms uud,
should he demand control of tho capi
tal of Turkey, only armed force
could compel his evacuation. The
jwwers want to limit Ferdinand's nin
bitious, and it is reported interven
tion iu tho near future has practical
ly been agreed upon. Messages look
ing to this action today, are speeding
between the powers.
LONE ROBBER GRABS
GEM TRAY AND ESCAPES
WHKBL1NO. W. Va., Oct. 31.
Entering tho Jewelry storo of An
drew Stauvers hero nt noon today,
a lono robber grabbed a tray of dia
monds and escaped.
As tho robber loft tho storo lie
was chased to tho cntranco of the
McCluro Hotel, whero ho oludod his
pursuers. Tho loss Is estimated at
several thousand dollars.
SUFFRAGIST RALLY DIG SUCCESS
Tho reception gien the local suf
fragists at Itoguo lliver Wednesday
was ono of tho brightest spots in the
present voles for women campaign,
Tho Itoguo Hicr women left nothing
undone in thu way of outertninmont,
nud in turn wore regaled with ora
tory from Mrs. Couklin of Grants
Pass and B. V. Mulkoy of Medford.
Tho ready rospoiihO indicates that
there is not a vote against tho cause
iu (ho village.
Tho suffragettes and malu sym
pathizers wero met ut tho train mid
escorted to tho Waldorf Hotel whoto
dinner was served. Tho speeches
wero dolivorcd in a beautifully decor
ated hall, fir houghs uiUl suffrage
colors hoinj; used in profttbion. Four
pretty young ladies, Jessie Martin,
flcrlrudo Young, Bernico Carroll, and
GriU'o Slovens, bedecked with "votes
for women" ribbons, noted as ushers.
Tho committee of Itoguo River worn
on iu chargo were: Mrs, Joseph A.
McCord, Mrs. Judge Gilmoro, Mrs.
Chapel, Mrs. K. H. Itossor, Mrs. J.
W. Jacobs, Miss Booker, nml Mrs. D.
Judge Gilmoro, formerly of Wood
stock, III,, noted us chairman nud
mado u brief (alk in which ho btutod
that the movement uffootod tho whole
country mt thnt (Jja wjves aud
STATE OF OREGON
OCTOBER 20, 1912.
-My JMirTou Veile:
Jit'ing ono of those good roads advocates who wore
inslninieiital in inducing you to become a candidate for
County Judge I drop you a luic to say I am wishing for
Jackson County takes the lead in so many things I
hope to see her again take the lead by electing to the
office of County Judge one who is live enough, and pro
gressive enough to lend a hand in a movement to bring
about ,t greater co-operation between the state and coun
ties, not only in road building, but in the -matter of a new
account ini; svsteni and si uniform svsfVin nf knrmiitr
SAN FttAXCISCO, Cal.. Oct. 31.
Through the Investigation of Fed
eral District Attorney McNab Into
the death of E. F. Morse, fourth of
ficer of the Steamer Manchuria who
was drowned in Manilla harbor, al
leged smuggling operations by offi
cers and crew of tho Manchuria arc
today brought to a head.
According to the testimony, Morse
was drowned while attempting to
land a largo consignment of opium
from tho Manchuria in Manila Bay.
Fifth Officer It, W. Lock is alleged
to havo been on shore connected with1
tho plot, and W. W. Reihi tho man
who paid out tho ropo lowering Morse
from tho deck of tho vessel. A
watchman was also in the plot.
No arrest is to be made until tho
Jurisdiction of tho local court Is es
tablished. BECKER . 62.738
SING X PUN
OSSININO, N. Y., Oct. 31. For
mer Police Lieutenant Charles F.
Decker, convicted of the murder of
Herman Rosenthal, and sentenced to
bo electrocuted early in December,
now convict No. (J'2738 in Sing Sing
prison today expressed himself as
confident of securing n new trial.
Becker slept soundly throughout his
first night in tho condemned row.
daughters of tho nation were rapping
for admission nt tho doors of the
Mrs. Conklin of Grants Pass mado
a decided impression with tho few re
marks t-ho mndc. Sho pointed out
that thu ignorant vote would not bu
increased us there nro moro women
iu tho schools today than men, mid
(old of tho itifluciieo of women ou
Hlitics elsewhere Tho man may
hayo n largor viowKint but tho woui
an weighs tho details.
A loiter of rcgrot was read from
Clarenco Reamos who is busy cam
paigning in Douglas county, nud then
B. i Mulkcy closed tho meeting with
n strong plen for tho woman's cause.
As ho is not u candidate for office
und is not courting votes his speech
hud an added effect. Ho ridiculed
tho theory that man is n superior of
woman uud culled attention to the
awakening of public consciousness
nnd tho dawn of bettor politics und
government. Tho stook nnti-suffrngo
arguments wero takon up one by one
und answered to thu conclusion that
tho only argument nguinst woman's
suffrage is tho one that places thu
woman on n podcstal.
Tho Itoguo River band furnished
very enjoyublo music and tho visitor
ovory one, agreed that tho reception
wus tho best of tUo busy cuuipuigu.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Oct. 31.
Swom testimony that II. C. Hockin,
present secretnry-trenaurer of the
International Association of Bridjjo
and Structural Ironworkers, save, De
tective William J. Barns the first tip
that James B. MeNamnra and Ortio
jMeManignl dynamited tho LoS Aif-
isreies limes was jriveii bv J. A. O.
Badorf, attorney for tho National
Erectors' association, today at tho
trial of the forty-f-oven union men
charged with illegally transporting
Tho witness asserted thnt infor
mation furnished by I foe kin oNo
"turned up" tho defendants in tho
Hockin, Badorf swore, got (into
communication with Burns shortly
nftcr the Los Angeles dynumiting mid
indicated that he might plead guilty
himself if indicted, but that he would
not turn state's evidence against his
"I think you nro n fool," Badorf
said Hockin told him, "lo gie nil
your information to Burns uud let
him build up n reputation of it."
Badorf also identified many ex
hibits, which form part of tho evi
dence ngninst the accused men.
BERLIN. Oct. 31 Gravo fears for
tho safely of tho pilots of tho but
loons Isle of France, carrying Alfred
LeBlanc, und Dusschlorf II, piloted
by John Walts, uu American, conten
ders for the Gordon Bonnott interna
tional balloon trophy, ure entertain
ed hero today. Nothing has been
heard of these two contestants since
Wutts wus disqualified after his
nscont hecauso his balloon wus uuc
inflated according to tho rules gov
erning tho contest.
Thu other balloons, eighteen in
number, havo been heard from,
STATE RESTS CASE
SALEM, Mass., Oct. 31 Thu stute
will rest its case today in the trial
hero of Joseph Ettor, Antonio Caru
so nud Arturo Giovannitti, who uro
charged with murder growing out u
tho Luwrenco textile strike.
Tho defense, it is said, plans to
move for dismissul of the charge ou
tho ground of luek of eviduueu. If
this motion is denied, tho dufenwe will
begin tho presentation of evideucyjo'r
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