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MEDFORD OKIWOX. FIJIDAV, MAY lit?, lfilii
Vial i l.l vi mil Year.
NEW WORLD WAR OF MILLIONS RAGING!
w & him a q fimpT iiiii4nti 1 1 r
10 1 Wi WHOM HE
B J III Bo Bat Hill ta WIS. V III I !
Amnziitfi Career of Crime Revealed hy
Accused Dentist, Who Calmly Con
fesses Robbery, Murder and Degen
eracyIs Seeking to Convince Jury
Is Insane Alienists Testify That
He Is Abnormal and Suffering
From Moral Imbecility, Moral Idi
ocy and Moral Insanity.
NF.W YORK. May 2fl. -Mr x-
thur Warren Walte told an alienist
testifying for Ills defense In hN trial i
for Hie murder of John B. Peck, the j
nrond Rapids millionaire, that he had
Intended to kill hti wife, f'lara Pork
Walte, and that he married her only
for li-r money, arcordlnr to testimony
ghen ly tlie alienist, Dr. Morrfi J.
Karpas today. Mr Karpas added that
Walte sold he did not intend to atop
Hi anything to unlit hla end.
Dr. Walte declined to admit 'that
He hnd made h in wolf appear worse
than ho wan in order to convince the
Jury he waa insane.
The alienists for Walte testified
that he did not appear to be mentally
veil and that he waa abnormal iu
that all hi Interests were centered
.Monster of Ci Imo.
Wnlte'a testimony left the prosecu-
tionV attorneys today nothing more;
to do toward proving thai he commit
ted murder. Their problem was to
show that a monster of prime such
as the defendant confessed himself
might have been mentally normal and
therefore a fit subject for the electric
Counsel for the defense said today
tbe had few. If any. more questions
.... , ...... .,-, .. ... -.
to ass meir ciieni. u vsinvira ,
that Hie alienists would take the'(
staud soon after the state finished
cross-examining the defendant. .
ed fly paper and gave the residue.
which bo read contained poison, toj
Mr. Perk: how he generated chlor
ine cas In the father-in-law's room
Walte told of a long career of . for ,l,eH nd (orgot my par
erlme. tie described minutely how gnd my ,,!!,.. My We eon
he gave his victims ;io!on. powdered (W of ,yln')(i cmnulng. stealing and
glims. chloroforiR, disease germs and ... '.,.. (,rv0nallty was that of
ni npiiiuwi ni .r.u.'iiiK, . uu ! ,,,
. .... .. . . .ll..i V. ..... I... 1. 1...M
...,- w ... ...- ' pinotionui naiuri-. '.- -
to make his throat more sensitive to d,nlit told (, that when John li
the genu cultures; how he damp-1 p-i... rrlvwi here after the death of
eneo me sneeis m "u. "...
him In a swift moving automobile
with open windows and raised the
windows of bis room in mid-winter
In an unsuccessful effort to give him
"Vnfie gave me the Impression of
marked egotism as being an egoman
iac in a marked degree.' mid ir
Knrim.. Walte told him he did ii"t I
take hla first proiaal to flara Peck ,
very eerlousl tint his object In mar
rving her was to obtain social posi
tion niul flii.inilil M.ni.lliu and ilia
h ws.-i not .in u-loriK-d tu I .vlnu
ATIIKXS. X.i ... m.i l'un. M.i.v
lti. - r'.'itnMil inilittirv uttivilv at
Suli.niki i lielU'vetl here to portend
ileteUiMiifiiN nl' ureal imiNiiluiK-e.
(Ii'iur.il Howell, elilft of the linti-h,
Mutt, .iiul other ulfieer l ihe iillun ,
who Imif been m leave in Allien- j
lime lieeu n nlled dilenli. I
t)n Mtt.v I-' llul(ri reM.ited ,
to be -cndill-,' ilfW riUlti'lienieut- t
the Suloniki trnnt in iintu"iiniin l I
ii -jeiu'rul olt"einue In ibo i.lli. !
ine that time tliMitcht- Mum wiri-i,ii-
iune- liaie s"iiottel miiiiti
the mrt nl the Kreueli ui.il llriti-li
lnn-e. the w-t utub!c beiiu the -Mli.ltil
l Klirmil. nthte. ii miles
-irtllll of Muni-tir, In .tilled lii'0t ul)
M.IV 'J'l. l3liitl .me "I- .'1-0 II
tttelltil III t'li r1 lull- 1 tin enli nl
. . . ' . ' I . . I
olllrtlll llie U "i li" "'" ' '' '
fur the Ininsportnlion of the reorgon-
ii 4 -i i In. i ii .irmv !" (J,!ie N.iloitil.i
,..i. i I'.ns .in.l Li.iIiIimi li.i't lief.
.i i- 'i nil si, i i,t i in i!i i I't ,
Il.i III- in the l!.' tv.ili- I
.w tee '
PR ARTHUR vv WAiTErr
alrls refuse to marr him but lo ac
cept him right .
"Walte told me he Intended to kill
his wife us soon as they not to New
York." continued the alienist. "He
suld ho knew he could stop at noth
ing to gain his end. I discovered
lack of moral sense, lie thought only
'Walte admitted to him, said Dr.
Karpas, that he had made all soils
of excuse to get away from home
and meet Mrs. Uorton at a school of
languages or their "studio." "Walte
said he lold hla wife that Mrs. llor-
iton was a nurso. '
Discussc III- Wife.
I am lust as all right aa you are."
vv.ite said to him. "I don't reallie
I am In prison. I am happy. 1 don't
see why they make such a fuss awiur
II. Mrs. Walte was not soulful. She
waa not romantic. She was kind and
considerate but was not my equal.
1 wanted to use her money and l ex
. . ..-... - . ...mmiiIUIi rttt
'peel .HI 10 siuny n i'""
nni expect to bo to tne cnair.
gv Blwayil tttn for myself. If
wBla manei- I got It. If I want.
. M-, i BOi them. 1 lived en
.. i f u a..i 1h fnr iftlllllc.
ftn(J Wetry far i thought
Bllllirwi i,v mv vocation."
v. .viiiniM of Walte's peculiar
. -. it. rniil nail! the
,, ... u'ali's nana. uw
able to look Mr. Perk directly In the
ye and try to comfort him. The
alienist quoted Watte aa salng:
Death Is nothing but the stop
ping of the breath."
While Ur. Karpas was testiflng.
Walte leaned his elbows on the table
.. .i-i u'nho I sld him his
. ..' ' ,... .... iiorton were
T . ialonic."
I prtde.inyself o oemis m ..
ulwais give lots of water to flow en
ho lluv won't die. because they are
beautiful." Walte said to the alien
ist "I have two selrea. but I. my
self, killed them because I had a
purpose." , ,
Don't ak me to egpUtn.' Walte
..... .i,.n nr Karpaa asked Ulm
! ., 'u. um Mr. and Mrs. Peck.
On April is Walte told the allegla
that lie was a lelncarnatUm gd that
,he "man from Kglf -- b1
Dr Karpas had concluded
IhU reclUl f ""' conversauons.
Walter It l j.ropounuea io m
...r... .vi, nr M..i jr. f'h.irlca
run ii."" '
Sweeny the million .He n.iiilu- "
0f Spokane ' PoKlund. who-e nt
Ical condition cauwd the memberg of
his fimlly to be fcunimoned to the
aia- us ttill In a precuriuur
.tatectoday. His physicians held no
for bl n.o-rv ir -"-,
i !'! . !
lmal hMll.il s, v.iat
. ifi. ri-.-: lib hurt tro i
" tTontlm.eil on p.J flNe)
FOR m SWEENY
President Prcparinn to Do Everything
Possible to Bring About Peace Be
tween Belligerents Will Probably
Offer His Services as Mediator
Initial Step Outlined Tomorrow.
WASHINGTON. Muv 26. Presi
dent Wilton is giving more serious
consideration to the possibility of
restoring pence In Kurope than at any
time since the outlironk of the war.
From hii authoritative source it was
lcariunl toilsy that the prosldeiit is
pieparing to do everything possible
In an Informal way to bring about
tho discussion of peace lietwaeu bel
ligerent nations, although he has not
Indicated an Intention Immediately
to offer his services formally ns me
diator. Ills address tomorrow night
before the League to Knforce Peace
Is expected to be In tho nature of a
Will" Is DniIIocI(m1,
The president Is convinced the war
is deadlocked ami that continuance
merely moans the killing of more
people and the further Improvetlsh
mout of Kuropean netlous, both bel
ligerent and neutral.
Mr. Wilson's olosost advlior be
lieve the rulers of warring nations,
because of their close relationship,
even kinship, will have as Important
a part In restoring peace a the min
isters of their governments. It will
occasion no surprise In official cir
cles if In some manner the rulers of
tho countries at war open the way
for peace conveisatious.
The picslilent takes the position.
It was authoritatively stated, that
the neutrals of the world, as much
aa belligerents, have a right to" par
ticipate In, and If possible, Initiate
pence negotiations because of the
economic results already developed
und those which will follow the con
N Deeply Inleieoted.
The president has been deeply In
terested In the growth of peace tulle
among responsible officials, lie hu
read and filed away recent apeeches
by President Polnesre of France. Sir
Udward flrey, foreign minister or
Oreut llrltaln and Chancellor Von
Helhmann-llollweg of Germany. H'
has conveed the impression to those
who have talked with him that he
thluka the continuance of these dis
cussions Is bound to have Its effect In
restoring peace, despite the belllger.
ent attitude taken by some of the
The president has Indicated that he
Is deslrious that the United Stales
show Its frlenshlp for all of tho na
tlona Involved by contending for a
peace which will be fair to all of
them and protect each from being
crushed or humiliated
ARMY BILL TOTALS
WANlllNtiTt'N. M"i -' H'
uiiu.i iippiopiintion bill to be ieMrted
io the bullae next Tuelu was found
today t' totul $l.iJ,'27l,'.W, exelus
ive if about ."IMI.(M0 for civilian
tmining curnp. for ahieh un estimate
is being preHrel.
A new proiiion in the Will i aimed
ut piibie monoiMiluutioii of lieinlit
trafl'ie with the Philippines by Juwn
ee lines, providinir Uat nnuv tran
(xirts inu eurv mereUaudise ol
Amerieuii production to the non-eon-tiguou
temtor- of the I'niletl Slates
aud Uwt products ot thoe terntones
niiiv be bMUglit buck.
The tHOO.OOu proiision for the s.ui
Die'o a iin Hon truiuiug u round is
wtuded - to M runt u shift of site, it
real estate prie sour unieusnaabli,
ihe seetmn reading- "for uiiiili"n
l,v purli.ie or. eoiiil-tiii.ilion ot a
tti or site- in tin state tit C.ilif ni un
lor tin . i.itt"U si ii'X'l end tr,uiuii
,., ui ,- i - r
BEntlH DENIES OEPOnT
OF VON DUEIOWS MISSION
IIMKI.I. II.' i 2i. ii I t . M4
JO- Tbfi rumor in cucuiiiUon n'K-wil
ili.t- 1'tiini Vm I. nitis. innfl" licr
it hi 1 1 in i ii 'i '" - ' i '
Hi IvT.NNKTII W. I'AYM'..
NI'.W YnitK. .Mn -. A new
world war hits broken mil.
It is roginjr in Wall street ami it
ends twenty year-' enrnjnuative Iruee.
The two richest men in America are
the npposiuif generals, and the stake
is' .80n,lll)0.00l iii roi-eitn trmle.
There's n Dniiil and (luliutli story
apparent on the nwrlVee for the lit
tle firm of (ImsIoii, Williams & Wi-r-moie,
enpitnlised oriyiimllv nt HHin,
(Concluded on piae five)
lollclli In i In Hit" Moir-ill nfflc
Ikiikii'i', (usiiKo (i.ivlon niul linr
iletllp, top, mnl Unities . stone, lm
sSII(),(l(IO,(l(MI uoilli of foielKll (lade.
IN BATTLE WITH
SAN ANTONIO. Ti .. Mm .'.
Corporal Pavis Mnrk-i"H - tin
Amerieu4 soldier killed m llie light
with ("nmlelnrio t'erinnlea' badiU
ami Privates (Jeorge r'. Nieholaon ami
Ocn re Ilullitt were wounded, ueeord
ing to rienerul I'eiliing's reort to
(lenerul I,,unton ImLii.
The remainder ! the band was
pin -ued und di-K'i-etl. (lenerel I'ei-
-Ituiir ivl'eried lo ('eiitiutaK its "cc
oiiti in iiiipoilunee mill tu Villa."
(lenerul l'erlnuc rejuirteil th.it
-eeii men of the nmellllie gun iniu
p. mi or the seientcenlli infunliv, tun
inyiiteeis aud an euipl"ie of the tiuir
teinnisler's ileptirtineiit were six miles
soul lieu st nl' Cruecs when uttnekeil
jestertlay bv twenty Mexieuns under
(eruintes. The AmerieanM bad been
lookiug for entile mnl eorreeting road
maps when the Mexteuus &pieured.
The ten Amerieini- (ought off the
Mexicans for i'orti-iiic minutes. Af
ter I heir leuder tell the Mexkniis tell
buck aud were lollowed into the lull
by a detuehmeut ot cumin tlmi u
rivnl from froce.
('en antes wu identilied by paper
follllll III 111- poi Let.
(ielier.il Pei-luiii: -.ml (Yriillltf-w.i-
iii.iIiimI il hi il.' I 'liiiubii- i, nil.
KAW'M. (r M.i i Jii. Tin On j- n
public scriiee eoiiiinision totl.tv u
peiuied lor iiuietv il.n - the tunl I hlnl
by the On-on-W.i-liiuntu HiIi...mI
ii Navigation cniiip.iui iucieninj die
itntiimuiit i.irlojul weiuhta of ui.un
(tol ;Tiiitl plotltnt- 1 1 not 30,000 to
lll.inin immid-. The eointsiiui, i.i
IMillieill.tlt lli.lh il lliv C-ll'.'illlt'M tu
.Ii Ii 1 1 i'l I j Win I ir liu .llll.llne- Hi'
i I Mi n I il !.. I i .i .
I i I . . li . vt i il h i -
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M ii ifi
C r h as si h
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--llie "-HI lib -I nioib I'll IiiiIIiIiiik hi Hi) ililru I .in . I, f Ii, ilht. , .
Irs Siibln niul nlxne lliini In the I iiiltub'i "-kiMiiii i u, I mnl, nn.
Ion, limnlliui; llie .ifi.ur, of llii' lto kefellei lull lels In a Iwitlc for
ARMS 10 MEXCIO
NKW YllUK, M.n Jo. Marling AN I'lJANCISid, Mt.v -ti HHr
ligan of the linn ! J. P. Morgan ft boalhoiise on the edge
..it. . ,i . i i t lor ta " l'e desperado fought
(o., testifying IihIhi nl it John Ioe in-' h ,. h . . "
tpiiry into poliee wiie-tnpping, snid
I but Del ee tiie Williniu J. Hums hud
reMiHed lo him tlat a lormer ngeut
of ('upliliu Ibiiliil, retailed (lerinan
niivtil ii tin elie. Iiiul liuuicd in an ul
U'lreti shipment ol niiiiiiiinition tu Mex-
lt. jMln stud I hut ibis iufornm
lion wSl'Hirli il hi the tletective
ilniiff eijoit iiniile In Mmns in
Im'JuJoBs Um Aloruitii I inn to locate
u waged U'aViipe nl iiiii.nnnliuu aja pencil and a scrap of paper, but
to iiffuiil ion eoiiti.tet- 1 1 urn the Mot' -
umi lino in Hie Seimoiir linn.
Mr. 1,'i.iu Mini lie it-sinned Hums
hiiti reMirteii die nuiitei in tin. federal j The battle was staged from land
uiilluiritus. Hy '-, --unit it" the imiiuignd water with a boatload of police
nl the iiyeni ol 'n.i .mi Itni-Kd wus men raining lead upon the stilted
t liie I Menus. shanty from a point lun arils out
Mr. "v.. n ii denied tli.it liu firm or' on the bay and another squad pump-
niii persons eoiiiie "led u 1 1 la it hud re-' luif lead from their sheltered land
iiie-leil liiltt the leleplmlie wiie ol the ' positions about the dorks. The eu
oltii'fol Se,iiniiii k .- ii.' hi lit. inp- treiielifd bandit poured a Hteudi
M'I. i si nit in of liiilleta ut his unlformeil
"Was there nn imimn over-1 enemies until be fell dead un the
incut inteie ted in miv uui so fur us ' floor of his sluintv, which the polite
Mill kU0W,'" Hsketl llie ill-lliet iitlor-1 found to lie un itrHensI with shot
iiey. niuiit, rifles nntoni.tiri revolvers ami
"Ko," replli il lite Willie- , wlii add- stolen ol auininiillloii
nl tll.lt o oie lie-.nl' III- 1 111 V,n-, Tlie liillii.' ol M K Jones" tu
interested in I lie ii.llii .n.il ilenietl fouinl on Un l.uloi'- lain I on the
ib.it Mi iciin all. tu- ii.ni iiiivihing to ideud bandit's coat Further than
till Willi tin e.l-e.
Mi.MiUN. la jii l.iultleen per-'
hon were killed and u siie of oliil
, r 'r-''i"l in an air raid on Bart nn I
(Ii)' lliill.'in diitill' co,it UMnrdlii"
lo II' ill' I ll-lil!' In I I III Konii to
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" if sr
m wwa-HW.,, iihh aHi iv,itv IftRillv
today wild fifty iiollcemen who sur
rounded his lair after he had killed
Police Sergeant John .1. Morlarlty.
The defender of the utile boatneuse
waa stretched dead on its floor when
the police finally raptured the shan
ty after shooting the lock off the
door with a hall of bullets.
There were at least six bullets In
the dead man's body, lie tried lo
scribble something evidently before
he died, for near him the police found
In the dead nun's pockets were
found small counterfeit coins.
lli.il lie h.i- not Iii eu iili-utlflfd.
MoVII'l I. II Ku i . M.iv
S'i linuiil ileli v"W'ii In tile
H.. I. ill, It. .ill, ,.,, ,.llll.,ft flt
i n'.'u ii. -ti in e, in I' Jii-ln i
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'RI 4sSImBBSw5 QHjn8r
Berlin Claims Extension of German
Positions West of Hnudramont
Quarry, Declares Crown Prince's
Troops Have Driven Their Way
Across Dotiniimont Ravine pnd
Have Forced French Further Back
South of Fort Doiiaumont French
Report Small Gains Alonn. Meiise.
HKIM.IN. May ail. via Uiiilnn.
(leriinin IriHips hmc cuntinned age
cfsHfully their attacks on Ihe oust
bunk nl' the Mense, evteiuling Utolr
iosiImhis to the wel of llaitilreinoitl
ipiurry, and eiossing the niHiaiituinil
ruiine, ihe war office niiniiHeed lo
tlay. South of Kurt Douniunont the
I'leneU were ilriien hack further. The.
(lermnns enptunil an additional (TOO
prisoners ami twelve machine (nine.
The text of ihe statement eayej
"Western frent: On llie east liank
of the Meuse we siiceennfully uOlitln
ui'il our atlaeks. Our Msiti(m Mt
i tlie stone tpinrry were exlendod, itu)
Diiiiiiiiiuont ravine win erossoil Hint
llie eneiin eouth of Knit l)onann(ml.
whs thrown fmlher liaek. AuolJiOt'
li(M) inisoiiei-s 'willi twelve impIiIiiu
mis were eapturetl.
"On the left bank of the Jfeuso :i '
liiiul uieuatle attack by Tnrvna vrtwt.
"I Hill :0 1 was ivpulsetl.
"In the vicinity of l.nevre, imrlli-Me-t
of Itheims, a I'reneh gun allaek
' Wltjpn.Uve, . .... v.t -
"Tlie enemy neropbine liroHgJtL
down south of Chateau JWIwe reiflrt
ed on Mnv 'J I was the fiftli mi mit
t aelion in aerial (ngngeuient by
l.iculenuut Win) gens."
I'AHIK, iltiv 211. -There has tjtuH
liiile ehanue in Ihe situation tt Uw
Veidun front, says the l-'reneh oflff
The aitillerv ItondmrdmeMi wa
miv liolenl uIhiui AvoeoutH woil
.nil l.e Mori llnnime. Ai Lbe Imiim-
plnei" a Oeniiinl alUek wa'atoin(l
III the Krenell en Hutu f Mm ml Urn
On the right bunk of the i reuse (W
1'ieneh miccecdeil in reeuveitng ngrr
ol the Irenebe iH-eniUK,! v.tnlau bw
llie (lenimiis lKlnin Uaudmtaeui:
w mtd und Thinetiurt I'ann. Otherwise
the battle front was culm.
The text of Ihe statement futtoires
"In Ihe Argonoc Kreneh troupe e.
plodeil ii mine with success at m llHe
"On the. left hank of lbe Meno
there hits been violent artillery ftfftt
ing in the eetor of Avoeonri wl
Dead Mans Hill. At this latter nine
a derma n attack which waa abonl tu
be uiutle wa eireiinvented by wir
curtain of fire.
"On the right bank ur the river
counter-attack brought into our hom
st-ion a seeliou of trench occupied
yesteiday hy the eneuiy between iit
wuoil of Ilniidromoiit and lbe faun vC
'North of Ibis rm we teat Mfcl
made progress i hand frenndee
mnl took -nine iirtsouci'-."
E IN BALTIC
HKlti i. M.i. jii The probable
sinkiui! in the Huliir of a subuiarlttM
which whs rammed b the SwipttlaJi
steamer AngermnnUnd on Hay It ki
reported toda.i by the Overaeaa js'ewg
Aenv. which adds, however, that
iuiiiietent (leinian uutborltlea state
Hut the Hiihniurine could not have
OKCGON QHAND LODGE OF
ODD FELLOWS ADJOURNS
HOSK1U U(l. Or., Muv 'UL The.
grand lmlite of Oregon, Independent
Order ol Odd Kellows, mljouraed ai
uoon here today, after installing ta
ol fu-ers elected on Thursdui. Tho
Kebekith ussemblv installed tt oftis
eii- lute veslertl.iv. liulh tntrailixas
tioiK will meet ul klugeue next iear.