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Medford Mail Tribune
Fair IomIkIiI nml Friday
.Mitt. flM Mill, tw.
tMlly fl..vrlith Year
MHDKOKI), OWIUdON.TIirUSIMV, I'MOHHl'AKY VA, I9IIJ.
SLAUGHTER MARKS BATTLE DESTROY! CITY OF MEXICO
.Dead Acciimtilnto In All Thorough
fares Cnhlc Office Shelled by
Ular Dalllo Dciinn at 0 O'clock
mid Will Continue Tl rmi,!, Nlcht
ALL ROLES OF
Nut Even Red Cross Protected by
Belligerents White Cross Slain
Arnrrlcans Sleeplnu on Arms Pre
pared to Defend Their Lives.
national Palace Battered and Likely
to Crumble Neither Side Weakens
Slaiifihtcr Is Heavy.
MKXICO CITY. I'oli 13 -Knur-iiioii
nliuiKhtcr marks this after
noon's fighting hero. Tim dead ir
m cumulating III tln streets ami nil
Uiuroiir.li fnnw In the buttle on ar
hlncked with bodies liutli Mildlers
Tin MeiUruu Cable i otut'nn 'n of
Five European Nations Expect United
States to Intervene and Protect
ancnoN of mii ltown,
WASHINGTON, IVIi. III. -Ahum
ink rcKiilH from Ambassador WiUoo
of couditiou loduv lit Mexico Cit
caused President Tuft, nt Seeiclorv
of Sliilo Knox' ri'iiiii'Ht In glie Wil
sou pcnnUnioii to ilmw funds to any
niiiiiinil for III" care of American mid
foreign rpfllgccs. These dispute)!!".
nlo tni of Mint niM!iilx of Wilson
tin. apparently U the renter of fire I ,,,), u,e ,.tmuii ambassador forces,
for Ike Dint Kill". There In u hall i (!, f hostilities mid confirmed
ol shrapnel iitiout tlin building hence I the killing of .Mm. V. II. Holmes uml
lint iitpupcr dbipatchm are sent.
Tln Junllii hotel Iiiih been lilt ninny
I Inn ti) shell unit many of tho
Mm. Perev Griffiths, Iiotli Americans
"Ainrncnu tcideiits," Wilson's dis
imti'li said, "are sleeping on their
buildings surrounding It are damaged, jnrm prepared lo defend their live
Ciuiuounilliig lm reused mid ironrlv if necessity urises."
C.innoimdh.L- l.i.r..ne.l tliU iifl..i.. He 'llso lleelnred lllllt till oellsor
noon, tlin Dlat iIiiiIm bursting over it
lurgc trillion of Dim city. Tlin fight
ing ih flcrrest, however, In tliu vl-
Inlty of tlin national uilnii
A iueheiiKcr from the American
iMttia- reached the telegraph of
Hoi this afternoon ami reported nil
foreigners there wer safe. He
(imp through bullet swept street
Hint hln ctfapo from death kiii roll
Tlio Mexican cable building, where
newspaper correspondent were writ
lug dispatches, hum struck flvn tlmi'H
limlilo of two minute IhU nfter
nooii The 'urrK)inlinti ntuck to
lli.-lr iliwkn, liiiMinor. uml tlio calilo
niuTittor rcnialnoil ut tlixlr hon
tliroiiKh tlin ilniiKrr of driitriirllon.
Itnltln Ili'Kliut I lull)'
Tlin liuttln lictttcnu tlin Miulorn
ninl lilux fnrroH for control of Mcil
(o Clly n rt'Hiinicil nt RIO it. in
loiluy. I'.c!it for tint fnct Unit tla1
ttiilllKi'i'aiilii hml ilrmsn nihiiii wlmt
rlooi'r. Ilm ionltlou of tlin tuo forci'H
wcio prui llonlly tlio Miiitto on iitr
ilny. Miuloro'M forciin iikhimhihI tlio iik
Kiinwlvo loiluy iiml Hiiiplli'il with nil
itltlnmil pmmunltlou pn-Bm-il heavier
Khiih Into tmrvlrc liliin roplh'il H'i
iiiniionlnit ninl nuirlilno khhh.
Dint lunturcil (hu llro of liln kiiiik
on tlio uiillouiil pul licit uml iortluiiH
of It Moon wuro totturlni;. Oritut
hnli'H wurn lorn In Urn unlln by hIhH
uml hIihII uml It uiih (txpci'linl thu
poHliInn of tltn MnilcrlKt uurrlHon
Honu would lm iintunlitlilu.
Tnilii)'i cluiir.o In tlio M.llll(MI of
Ihn riinnon nml niiichlnu kiiiih hiiIi
Jcclit'il fornlKncru mid pulillo ImiIM
liiKH to it ruukliiK rrortrt flrn. (lovorn.
mcul troopH Iiiimi nlii'il uml occu
(ilrnl inuny Iioiivuh owiiuiI by fnnilKn
. Home 20i cltliiH In :i:i Htutim liuvo
lliun fur uilopUnl coiiuiiIkuIuii Kinorn.
Nliip of Ihr Mrxii'iin (iM'iniiiriit hut
till ilit.pnli'lii'K U inrrnnliiK'.
1'opiilntloii Terror Nlrlikrn
AuiliiiHsuilor Wilxon reports tluil
llio rnlirn Nipnlntioii of Mexico Cilv
h liirrui' n trie km hy rumom of nl.
tiinks iininnriisiicrps. t!cii dm ItTil
Cross soelety In not icHwtC(.( ,y tlio
lii'lllKcrrnN uml in one of Die k(r.
mixlips loiluv Hip HpiI Cross ircsMiit
us hlnln. Mi'inlirm of tlii Whllo
Cross Miclitly who worn ili'lrclcil liy
Hin, coiiM-yliiK nmiuiiiiilion iteniMitn-
iniirilv i'M'imiIciI. WiUoo Imlirvrs tlio
fiu'litiui; will ronlinne t lirouliout tint
nflernoon utnl loniuhl.
Mcinliem of tin1 Willie Cross 'Oitj.
lily oiln (tstiinuteil tlinv hml i'iiiviI
for I'-'Oll woiimlril nml Ihn I ten Cross
-000. Asslsliiut Srcrrlnrv of Slnlc
Huntlnulon Wilnou mivk tlmt Atulins
sudor Wilnoii Iuh hern untlinrireil lo
cull iniiniies to ciiuril tin Aincricmi
ciiiIiusnv. As the Imtlliliip (leorcin
will nrri'c nt Vcni Crnr. Iinuorrnw It
prolinlilv will not he ncccssury to cull
out the murines. If lliov nri1 nccilcil
the lunillui; of u force of murines
would mil he ivj;ti'li'il to. iulerculioii
hut merely n u iiroloclixe force.
i;urost i:pi'ts Action
Consul Huuney rcHiils tlmt lulu
ilicils of foreigners me flockinj; lo
Sun I. uis Plo-i for refui;ii uml (hut
the coiititrjMilu io inlVsleil with out
PrcMiilcnl Tnfl is in conMun! touch
with the hiluutiou, icceiiitu' Imuily
rcMirls from the slide ilcpurtmcut.
Within the lust few ilns fie Hum
pcuu (liploiiuits ure rcpoilcd to hunt
unofficlullv imlicittcil Unit thev ex
peeled Amcricu lo jimtoel nil foreij;n
cm in the Mexican cnpilal.
It wns repotted tlio Mule ilepuit
iiicnl is prciuriui u couipieheuNi
hliitrmcnt of outriiKcs nml comlitious
in Mexico to he incorporated in .i
speciul ini'nHiiKO h.v Prcsidenl Tnfl if
Ameiieu decides to hriuir the inultur
to tlio attention of the power.
GOOD ROADS ENTHUSIASTS PREPARE FOR SECOND NATIONAL CONVENTION.
-?" - . SAME SECTION I r
l, , o.Ur klwu ii . l i, ""r n L i , , - --
.'iwVuTi ias.kS.N. j r? a ' sf'ifv" .' ,,v w:mmi
y y. iv ii, rf't . . 'irrrrrrrk.x -i ' t ' . -. w -v-, - - ;r Tvrrrrrrrra .
mwMj.'i'Kr:,.,Lwmiti ttsamm wiv ' -.a ijmmmt4 "swaMmF
i fmtMammKt. yk.i,hik i iiimimuAJbmmmumrs
1 rH HH B' . Lm9 " . H I "X. '. I IMIBliWM III II -"
I bMViHrx!!' 4aiJW 'vr'HI CS!IHHMdH9iC
1 1H " ""-- - 1 v
J" 5PCTION OF KED BANK. "- MI
tv.. .,. ..fr. oa KirA. it-osvv WPFORfe" IMPROVEMENT .
"TtrTTirsKJ rC KED BANK.
TugrTHOLMDEL. ROAD NEW Jfc RbEV. BE FORE IMPROVE MENTu
Marching uuilrr Hip banner of thp Amcrlcnn Aulomobllw Aasoclallon, the National Illchwajs promoters of the country arc preparlns to descend upon
Waiblnclnn, March 0 7. to Rive the government road propaganda another big "boost" nil over the country.
Tlio occasion Ii the Second National Federal Aid Good Honda Convention, hiii! It Is cxpccled that more than one thousand delegate wtll be In
attendance. Tweiity-uluo Clovernoni tuvo each apHlutcd three or moro delccatcs, and several of the Governors have expressed their Intention of personal!)
Greatest attention la glvpn to working out the Men for the national roada. It Is estimated that a complete system of national highways traversing
the most impulniii msMIohs of tho country would Includo not to exceed 30.000 miles. It Is further climated that these roads could be built for about $13,000 u
mile, bringing the total cost of tho uatlonal ayalciu up to J 150,000,000. The pivotal iwlnt, however, U tho bulldlnc of a co-ordinated system of trunk Hue roads
by the f isle nil government. ' . ........
While no definite n.vstrm of nntlnnnl ro.ids has yet been cstnhlWhcsl, several routes hao been much discussed. Among these arc tho "Ocean to Ocean
Ktono lllgliwuy." il Meridian Horn!" nml "tho Montreal lo Miami Highway."
The "Meridian I toad" Is projected to run from lnulKg. Canada, directly to Galveston, Texas, touching many of the largo towns In the Dakotas.
Nebraska. Kiiniu ami Oklahoma. v
The proiHisrd "Ocean lo Ocean Stone Highway" It Ii roughly estimated, will cost JiWOOO.OOA
Many of die old liUtnrlc pliinepr trails. It N exMVted, will Ip Included In the propoml nystcm of national highways. These Include the Santa !
Trail Askocliilluii. the Niitlon.il Old Trnlls Hoad Assoelallon, Inter Mountain Good Ito.uli Avoeallon. San Dlrgo-ArUoua Auxiliary Highway Association.
I'.ulfle lllghwav AsMK-lalloa nml tho Omaha Homer ! ttidi A.vs?latltn. Mo llrmldixk's Itoad, from Washington to Cumberland. Md.; Hoono's Lick
Huad, from St i.ouU to Old Krnnklln; Kearny trull fnou Siinl.i IV lo .Montenegro. Hie Old lloston Post road and othera.
The phPtogTrtphs nhown herewith tiro excellent examplei of what money will do to Improvp the old highways, t MrrTtr"r?yrjfT,''Ji'"
APPEALS COURT .GOTHAM IN GRIP 1CAVILLE
REVERSES HAN 0 D
COWARD AOSO SCOTT S DEATH
CIIKISTIA CliniCtl, N ., l'ch.
Kl. -SunpiciniiH Unit Mime nloiy of
cowurilice or Hlmino lies hchiml the
iIciiIIls of Cuptnlii ltohert Fnlcou
Scott uml hin men on their houIIi po
lar expedilion nio current hero, today
us a coiihcipienco of ihn tuticencn of
Couiinniulur Kmuis of tlio Term Nova
uml oilier inciuhors of tho Scott par
ty. Mvmm uml tho Scott Mirior8 uro
still on thu Terra Nova, which lies ut
Port Littleton, Ilm heapoit of Christta
Church, r.vmiH dvchucH thu records
of the Sitnll o.pcditioii will not lm
published uulcita Ihuy uro given to
thu world hy thu families of tho viu
liuiH and ho ulbo Iiiih laid thu rvniuin
dec of tho Huott parly under hln'ut
Injunction ppl Jo ulk,
Tlie lusl nidtBiiKP uf Captuln Scolt
said he could not account for n short
a i) of fuel which hindered his return
to shelter, uud which practically cost
Iuh life uud thosu of Captain Outes
uml l.ieut, Dowers, If (ho diaiics of
Williams', Gates and Dowers muko a
similar comment it is intimated that
their families iiuiy demand a jnvcru
meat investigation as to thu identity
of those who removed fuel from thu
caches and thus left tjcott uud hid
companions' to I'reozo to (loath ut Ihn
end of their terrihlo journey hank
from tho pole.
Cnmiuuudet' Kvaus today absolutely
refused to iIIsciish thu deaths of
Scolt and his coinpanioiirt or to give
nay hint as to tho eauso of tho ub
hciioo of fuel on whiolt their lives
TURKS STILL LOSE
ALL ALONG LINE
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. Kl. The
United Slates circuit couit of appeals,
olttini; here toduy, rowmed the de
(lisiou of Judge Cornelius lluuford tc
vokiuu; the cilueuship papers of I.eou
urd Olsson of Scuttle ami icumuded
the case lo tho United Stales district
court of western Washington for a
new tiial. Uanford disl'raneliised
Olsson liecaiini he prufepsed adlutr
auco to the piinciples of tocialistu,
This iicliou caused u wido protest
mid precipitated the congressional
Impeachment inquiry which terminat
ed when Uunfoid icsigiicd his office
us United States district .judge,
Tho court avoided going into the
merits of the casn by the simple pro
cess of having ntloiueys on both cides
stipulate lo a reversal on the ground
that no record was kept of the pin
coedingfi before .ludge Hanl'oid when
Olsson wns deprived of citizenship.
The decision states thai (hero are
"other reasons" but does not specify
St. I.ouIh 1h biUiI to profit sr,000,
000 unmially by piutl.il ahntoment of
NIJW YORK. Feb. CI Gripped
by the lowest tcmpurtituro of this
winter, ten degrees above zero, New
York's poor arc suttcrlng terribly
and are fearing the prospect of worse
to come through tho wouthor bureau's
prediction of still colder weather.
All lust night and toduy charity
workers wero busy on tho lower
Hast Hide rushing fuel to tho poorer
iiuarlcrs where muuy of tho tenement
dwellers wore dismantling their
homes to escape death by freozlnt;.
Tho broad lines throughout tho city
toduy worn longer than at any tlmo
this winter. Seornl deaths nro
roportcil nml hemes of tho homeless
have been rushed to Helluvue uud
other huspltalb suffering from ox-pusuro.
SOFIA. Foh. II. Ollicial state-
OREGON GUARDSMEN ARE
READY TO GO TO MEXICO
PORTLAND, Feb. t.'l.-Although
no word has been jeceived indicating
that their services will he needed in
the Mexienu uiisis, tho Oregon Na
tional (limn! is in readiness to take
VAUAVII.I.i:. Cal, Feb. 13 Rob-1
bors who blew tho vault of tho Vaou-jinPiit b the war ofliee hero todaj
vlllo bunk here early today and who declare tlmt the Turkish defenders u
Roro reported to bavo obtained 10.-' Adnanople have lot more than 1000
000 had their trouble for their pains. "T1 !" M,rtlM, "' ,he, ?
They did not get a dollar. "" ol""U '" "N" IUlH,t' (,I,,t ,,,! "&.
Tho detonation from tho exptoBlon
aroused the entlro (uwn and a iiotao
uuilor thu direction of Sheriff J. J. j
McDonald wns soon on tho trull.
Muuy of thosu aroused by tho explo
sion wero In time to sou some of thu
bandits climb Into an automobile
they stole which they speeded up nt
When tho robbers blow open tho
vault the safe containing all the banks
funds foil fuco downward and before
they had a chanco to blow this they
wero frightened away. Thu bank
building was almost completely
MACHINE fi N
Night and Day of Terror in Mexico
City No Effort to Remove Dead
and WoundedBlood Bespattered
Streets Choked With Dead Bodies.
Pleas of Foreign Ambassadors Disre
gardedOdds of Battle Favor Diaz
Forces No Safety IniClty.
MKXICO CITY, Frii. 13. Tho ter
rific Mrngglc between the Mndcro in d
Diaz forces wus renewed early ut
daylight, both fuelions moved to clo
cr range nml the execution wrought
by the machine guiw, cannon ami rifta
fire is certain lo be even moro dcaihv
than in the preceding battles.
Practically no effort hus been tnnile
to move the dead and wounded nml
the capital's blood bdputlcrcd streets
nro literally choked with toni nml
dismembered bodies. Muuy of the
wounded have died from tt Inek of
miilienl attention and the city f
threatened with iicstileuce art a result
of the presence everywhere in tin
bttsiucis district of decomposing
Hprnd Night, of Terror
Americans and other foreign resi
dents of the capital spent u night of
terror. Muurauders, liberated ron
fcts oT DiiitfnT'tirihbii, roamed th"
restdenco district, pillajriiifr. sacking
and burning deserted houses. This
continued until daylight.
Thousands of foreigners, repre
sonting all nationalities, flocked (o
tho American quarter last night. Am
bassador Wilson prcftscd 20 members
into service and, beforo daylight,
thet-e had carried "00 Americans out
of the danger zone. Dcspito the white
flags the innchiucri were fired on sev
eral times hut no casualties resulted.
After all American women had been
conveyed to points of safety, tho
automobiles were turned over to tho
representative of other countries.
(Continued on Page 6)
LONDON. Feb. I'd. Radical news,
papers here are demanding toduy that
tho United States intervene to eftect
a settlement of thu Mexican crisis
The Daily Standard declared in its
"Tho interest of America in secur
ing the stability of the Central Amer
ican states will grow too strong to hu
denied, and Mexico, like the rest, must
contrive to get her affair in proper
oilier or accept supervision of her
iYii Mini i tm liiilil I tin ttliiiii jtstii t
iftsiit iiwvi itwii iiv itviv vinn
of tho fiullipoH peninsula from Uulair
Tho bombardment uf Scutari is
said to ho proceeding. An attack in
lorco is expected there within two
"Should mi army of occupntign VJ y tinjo,"
called, the Oregon militiamen uro
ready and eager for service, said
General Fiiuor, "Conditions aie so
chaotic in Mexico that it is impossible,
to foruseu what a few days may
bring forth. We may be culled on ut
INTERVENTION BY AMERICA IS NEAR
WASHINGTON, Kub. l3.OfficlnU
here bellevo that order will nover bo
rcstoiod In the Mexican capltol un
til Prosldunt Tuft orders Interven
tion. High army officers declure,
however, that the Uulted Stutoa
would not no propaied to udcquatuly
luterveno within two weeks.
"President Tuft" said un official
hero today, "will Hsk congress for
permission to Intervene In the fol
"It anarchy continues to sproud;
It tho demands of ambassadors for
ceshatioa of hostilities continue to bo
Ignored; If nuothor power threatens
to Juterfero, U the Mdwo govern
ment falls; It the rules of clvllUed
wnrfaro aro Ignored; If communica
tion betwoen Washington uud Mexico
City uro severed uud If auM-forolgu
riots cuuso death.
Soeretury of State Knox was noti
fied toduy that tho Cuban battleship
Cuba, with 'J00 troops will lands u
force at Vera Crux which will go to
Motlco City to protect tho Cubuu
General K, .. Stevor, commanding
the American troops lu Texas, wired
the stuto dopurtmeut that ull Is unite
ut Junior, but added that:
"Juurei Is peaceful toduy but
lightning generally strikes there from
a cleur sky."
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