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City Mil Medford Mail Tribune First Section 1 to8 FOURTH YEAR. MEDPOKD, OREGON, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1909. No. 215. 1000 G RETURN MADE THIS Many Wonderful Records Made by, Routic River Valley Orchardlsts Most Prosperous fit All Years. WITH SPLENDID CROP, PRICES WERE GOOD To Grow Fruit With International f Reputntlon (or Quality Pays Well. KiiitriiiAt'y of IIouud Hlvcr apple and Iriri Iiah long been acknowledged In the fruit iimTkrU of Mm world, though thl In tUn fir! year gruwrr nvrr offered their product In competition with the world nt Hpplo show, Knulatitt Inkrn nil if tlio Newtown Pippin produced, Now York City thn HplHrnberijj, While. lr. H'iJ verwtllr conceded in finest irrown, bring ".the lilKlimt price In nit tho market of th world. Return for the present jwir ,nr not ii U In, but th following show vrhnt Itofftln Itiver orchard nro doing n.tie year of our I-onl, ISQfend Hint '$1000 nn 'aero net la ft common occur Mieer Tb Kororois Orchard. from hi f7-year-old HidUenberg or chard neiir Control Point W. It Nor oroM averaged ISO boxes per acre, which nrltiyl him I! SO n tiox nt the orchard, ' or $1050 pr ncre. Thn fruit wn mar , krtrri In New York city. From It-year ' old Newtown IMppIn treea 3 boxes ' per ncre, which old, f o. ti. orchard, for $240 n box, or $1420 so per ncre II"' .11,1V .. n .. ... " ) ...... . II.IHIt Mountain View Orchard. A. C Itnndnll picked, from thn Moun tain Vlw nrrlinrd nt Tnlflllt till fall 13.&00 box. of Newtown I'lpplna. Twenty-three ncre yielded 12,000 boxen, f which will net IS n box, or over 11000 nn ncro. Ho fnr'n aold, hla Newtown have netted $2.25 n box. One tre yield ed 57 boxen, n record yield for nny ee tlon. From 2S Ornvcnsteln applo treea Mr , Rnndhll aold $00 worth of apple, the crop being 460 boxes, nn average of over t boxe to tho tree, or over 121 per tree. One tree of . Grnv'enstelns V, yielded 35 hoxea Prom three nnd n half acre of Ine . anp nnd Hpltzenberg. Mr. Randall aold U.00 boxe of apple at z a nox ni, ur $3000, nn overage of an nore. ' Tronton uutnrio. Tronnon & Guthrie from flvo acre of lo-yenr-old Hpttnenbens. averaged 520 boxe lo the ncre, which netted them nn nvcmge pilce of $3 n box, or IIB00 -.. ... , i..i... ..nr.,i tuna nn ncre. in nun inn iii " t..-- In prize nt HioUi.nn nnd h higher prlco for their premium cnr. T.ntt yenr they ftvernk-ed 12 47 a box for their npple. It C. K. Aalbury, fromJIOO trooa on hi lUveraldo orchard, near Oold lltll, hriN mnrkeled four car of Hpltzenboru nnd lien llnvl. principally tho Intter, which hn Kroaned him $5000. or n not profit, deducting all expeimoB of oporn tlon, of $3000. The Burrcll Orohard. Tho Ilurri'll orchard, ownod by tho Hurroll Inveatinont company of Port land, brolio nil record for Quantity this year, HhlppliiK 40 cnrH of peara from 4ft ncre, which avernKed (J ft box nt the orclmrd, $IO;000 for tho crop. Their llnrtluttH netted $1000 nn nurn nnd for tho punt nlno ymirH Imvn netted iiiinuiilly ' $000 nn ncre. One car of IlurtlnttH thlH yonr wold for $125 n box In New York city, tho hlith rocord of tho year for Hai'tlntlM. YOUNG DANCING GIRL SUES GOULD Ninv YdlllC, Jov. 27 rrnnk Jay Qould, tho multl-mlllloiuilro, who wn hut rccoutly divorced from Helen Kolly Omild, hns been sued for $200,000 by n younif dnncliw Klrli Known to tho pnbllo nil "IIonsIo IioVoo." Tho fact thnt aorvlco In thlH notion wum ohtnlnod upon Mr. Oould JuhI before hi departure for Hit-! ropo was rovenloil tonlKht by a spcolnl dlspatoh from London, nnd tho London report wn confirmed Inter. It wn learned that MtrenuouH effort wcrol inmlp to pros tho notion to trial In tho AN ACRE A SIRIVERWORKS : HAVOC Al l MMl 'Thousand of Dollars' Loss Caused I.u D.n.nl Ul,.l. Unlnr- Cll UJ 111.1,1.111 U" IIUIU Ml t, Creek Dam Carried Away. I MANY EGGS AND SALMON & FRY ARE TOTAL LOSS Found Necessary to Establish Sup plementary Hatchery by Tap- J ping Irrigation Ditch. Tlioitaanda of tlollura' worth of dam nit wum dono to tho 151k croe.k rialcU ery by ilia recent hlxli water In llottue rlvi"- Over 1&.000 rcK wvrajoit nnd a larc niiinbr uf caluuin fry lmd to bo nlnnt- .m1 before the lima had comu nnd tb percvntatle of lot will bn Rreat. II wik found neceenary to muko n BUpplvinviititry .hatc)ery,t ty tapplmr n Uhh.1 Irrfa-ntlon dltcho In order to 4Vo eKK In procen of Incubation Thn raat wlmt of the dam In Elk creek, where It hn been the cUKtom lo Inko Hletilhend cit, wn taken out by tho WHternnd that will lv Ui repinoeii. The water from the Jtoifue did alt tho dninauiunnd Imd.Klk creek rlon In pro portion to the rl In tho larger atrennt tho plnnt would hnvo been practically wiped out. Had not the water fallen when It did there I no lelllnK what would have been left., n u crlal wna rapidly np pronchlm;. The bank of the river nro badly torn up nnd the channel hn been ehanRed In nevernl place The road nbova the lintchory built by the county lt aumtner hn been bad ly dumnKid. It I reported to bo im paMable. ii l.. Kelly. Jr.. auperlntendent of the hatchery, wn In Medford Saturday nlRht. He report that ho never wit need ft mora rapid rlia of water In, the ItORUe thnn tho recent one. Ho aaya Umt tho plnnt will bo working npaln In n abort time. Kolir car of Howell were aold nt $2,66 u box f. o. b Medford. In nddljlon ten car o Newtown njld ono cur at Jonathnn havo been nhlppod, rutirn for which nro not In. -.The ' dor Orchard. Tho seven nnd n half ncro llnrtlett pear orchard owned by John O. Ooro, aoutli of Medford, I nlo the record breaker of tho vnlley for yield nnd price. Mr. Ooro thl yenr shipped 12 cnr of penr from tho orchard, which netted him $9335.10, or $t244.6S per ncre. Krom nn npple prchnrd of the nmo wlio Mr Ooro hn picked n crop of Now Jown that will run n carload to tho ncre, Vrom Hoven ncre of 10-ycnr-old ltnrt lott penr. W. O. KHtep from hi Talent orchard aold nn nvernco of 514 Iioxch to the ncre, which netted $2 n box to tho ncre. Tho entire crop Kroed $10,750, or $7000 net, or $1000 nn ncro Kro.ia. Bear Greek Orohard. Trom thn llenr Creek oroltnrda C, 13. Whlalttr aold from wlx noro of 7-yoar-old nnrtott penr 230 boxeH par ncre, which Hold In Now York for $3 n box, aettliiR $500 ( nore. Four nore of 21-ycnr-old llnrtlott penr yielded 600 boxe per ncre, which aold nt $2 per box In Medford, netting $1080 nn ncro. Tour (icroH of d'AuJou penra 11 yonra old yielded 250 boxen per aero, selling (Continued on pace 8.) court, but that a stay wati procured I.nwyorfl from tho 'office of Delnnooy Nlcoll nppenrcd upon tho soono In bohalf of tho youiiK inllllonnlro, Thoy feared nn nttempt to soouro JudRinont by do fault whllo tho dofondnnt la traveling In Eu rope. IIphhIo IioVoo Ih now HvIiib In Now York, whoro sho Iiiih kept In seoluslon hIiu'o tlilH notion wuh commonccd, Pur Iiik tho pnut yenr her nnmo lm fre quently boon linked with that of Mr. Gould. JOSE SAKT0 2F.LAYA, PRESIDENT UNCLE SAM CONSUL-GENERAL DISAPPEARS: MAY E IMPRISONED Zclaya Has Until Monday to Answer Demands of Government or Country Will Be Invaded. WASHINGTON. Nov. 27 Iteiwrt came here from New York that Zelnyn hnd been Riven until 1 o'clock Sunday morulntr to mako natlafactory nrrance mont with the United States. In cnae of failure, tho United Btnto will land marine at Corlnto. Tho Btato department refunea to con firm tho Renernlly published statement today that tho Roverntncnt contemplatoa dlspntchlnc thro nniiy transport to NIcuniKun. Tho navy department on tho other huiind partly -confirm tho notlv- It I conceded that the Rovernmoni i nbout to tnko nn Important step and end for nil tlnio tho pcrtlferou Contrni American iurrul. Tho Indeolslon la said Ito hnvo been caused by u determination lo first consult Mexico. It Ih understood thnt the United States wilt recelvo tho moral support of Diaz, NP.W Oltl.KANS, I.n., Nov. 27. DIs- n.lehea received hero atnto that Amer ican Vlco-Conau Cnlder, stationed nt Managua, hn been Imprisoned by tho forces of l'rcsldent Zelaya. Tho rumor, howovor, ha not boon confirmed. Acrordlnc to tho mrs&ai;e. Colder ha livii missing for tlmo nnd It I Konornlly believe 1 thn he hn bsen lm pi laoned, I'rlend here of Cnlocrn for ncme time In -o been try'lnn t ccmmunlcnto with him, but In vain. Declare He I In Jail. Today' messages declare that Presi dent Zolayn Imprisoned Cnldern becauso ho wanted to hide from tho Amorlcan Kovornmcnt tho criMtles Incldontnl to tho oxeoutlon of Cnnnon nnd Clroco. It 1 known that tho stnto dopnrtmont hns been unnblo to get any replies to Inqui ries regarding tho execution. t;o report declare that only tho Im prisonment of Coldera could koep Es trada' forceH from finding the vice consul Castrnllo, representing tho Estrada government nt "Washington hn been nsked to assist In finding Cnldorn. Friends of Castrlllo declare that He ha received advice which couse him to bollevo that Caldcra I hold a prisoner or that ho poNslbly hns boon shot nt tho ofdors of President Zolayn. Beport Meager neports from tho Intorlor via Blue flolds today are meager, but It U said YEAR OF NICARAGUA, AGAINST HIM. AND READY 10 WAR ON ZELAYA f 4 -f -f-r RAIN AGAIN, SAYS MR. WEATHER MAN After n dny of splendid Trentlicr, not ico cool nnd with much sunshine, the ' weather man ngnin predicts -( rnin. A trace fell Saturday and more is iu sicht for to day. Tblo thermometer rang- od uroitnd (It! Sntunlny. PROPOSE CHANGE CITY CHARTER Citizens Will Vote December 14 on Amendment to Charter To Give Council Further Power. A apeoial olectlon ha been called by tho city council to bo held on Decem ber 14 for tho purpose of voting upon nn nmendment to tho city charter In tho matter of granting franchises. The election Is for the purposo of amending sub-section 42 of section 25 and section 100 of tho charter Tho amendment to sub-section 42, supra, pro vides that no franchise may be granted by tho city for n longer term than ten years, excepting street railway fran chises, which may be granted for such porlods ns the council or tho voters of tho city may decide. Tho nmendment to section 100 la tho same, with the excep tion that no excluslvo rights nro to bo granted. Tho nmendment define the manner In which contract may bo entered Into by tho council nnd franchises granted nnd Is designed to give tho council nnd the people more latitude In these matters that conditions nro unchanged nt Mana gua. It I roporled thnt tho surrender of Zolaya may como boforo night. Tho Insurgents nro woll armed nnd have plonty of provisions, whllo they havo cut off V.olnyn's food supply. A cablegram this nftcrnoon from Blue flolds nnnouncod thnt Yloo-ConBiil Cnl dorn hns succeeded In communlcntlng with tho stnto department nnd that his report bonrs out tho stories of bar lmr6us cruelties Inflloted upon Oroco and Cannon boforo they wero executed. It Ih saldthat tho report of Cnldera was forwarded sovoral day ngo. Nothing Is known, however, of his presont where abouts. Advlcos received nt the local consul ato from Bluoflold tndlcato that a crisis ' In Nlcaragunn affairs Is at hand. A (C($!nued on page 8.) FROM PRI31DKNTJ63a SANTOS ZSLVTA SCENES DJixI.U REBELLION LOVETT WILL SPEND HOUR IN IS CITY Successor to E. H. Harriman Will Arrive in Medford -Will fit Presented With Fruit. This morning tho leading officials of tho Harriman lines will be met by a del egation of citizens, headed by Judge Colvlg, president of the Medford Com mercial club. During tho two hours' stop of tho party they will bo given ovory opportunity to see the city and will be presented with some of the samo kind of fruit that won tho grand prize at tho Alaska-Yukon-Paclfla exposition nnd at tho Spokane apple show. Tho party will consist of Robert S. Lovett, president of the Harriman sys torn of railroads, who was named by Mr. Harriman his successor before he died, ns bolng the man who would beat fill tho position; Julius Kruttschmttt, director of maintenance nnd operation; J. C. Stubb. freight and traffic dlrec- tor; It. O. McCormlck. passenger traf- , flc director; J. P. O'Prlen, manager of tho lines In tho Taclflo northwest; R. n Miller, general freight agent; Mr. Stlllman, a prominent banker of Now York, and other guests and officials. These distinguished gentlemen will bo given a warm reception by tho Commer cial club nnd It will bo the Idea to show them something nt least of the capa bilities and resources of tho Roguo River valley. HAUNTED BY IMAGINARY ENEMIES, KILLS HIMSELF (United Press Leased Wire.) SAN BEItNARDINO. Cal Nov. 27 Haunted by tho fear that he was mark ed for death at the hands of an assas sin sent by n secret society to kill him. Poro Konotovlch, a blacksmith here, blow out his bruins In n local lodging houso last night. Konotovlch notified tho foroman of a rock cruoher Wednes day that he wn going to leave, as his llfo wns In danger. Shortly afterward two men arrived nnd the Russian fled In terror from tho place PRIEST EXCOMMUNICATED FOR DISOBEDIENCE, (United Press Leased Wire ) DENVER, Colo.. Nov. 27 Father J. 1 ?L?",rr'B.ft";,0"6 f iU., 0!,l,08t ?nd. mo.at; Colorado, has been excommunicated, fol- lowing his refusal several months ago to obey tho mandato of Bishop Madatz, transferrins from Denver to Pueblo. ORCHARD PANIC CAUSE OE MANY DEATHS Meeting of Red Cross Convention in Japan Terminates in Awful Tragedy Crowd Panlc Strlcken. MEN TRYING TO GET IN AND OUT STARTED TROUBLE I Crowd So Tremendous That It Could Not Be Controlled When Once Shrted. TOKIO. Nov. 27. neports from Osaka say that more than 100 persons were killed In a terrible panic at the gener al meeting of the Ited Cross society In that city this afternoon. Several hun dreds were Injured and many of these may not recover. More than 30.000 person gathered at the Temple ground to attend the meet Inc. There was only one doorwar for cither entrance or exit at the building where the ceremonies were held. As the crowd struggled to get in and many of thoso within began straps': ng to get out, a great panic ensued Men and women lost their stmses and in their wild fright struggled and fought with each other and trampled hundreds un der foot. Tho crowd wa so tremendous and drawn from both direction to the door way, like the center of anyhour-glass that It was Impossible for the officers to restore order for some time. M When a mail became frlghtenedland began struggling he wa crushed by tho tremendous crowd through which there was no possibility cf a person forcing his way The result was that when the crowd finally was cleared there was Imme diate work for tho Red Cross society nnd the" agents of .trie society at once took charge of the dead and wounded. ENGLISH PEOPLE WILL HAVE OWN WAY, SAYS DELMAS (United Press Leased Wire.) NEW YORK, Nov. 27. "Tho crisis of the budget has been brought about the world-old fight between those who have much and want more and those who have nono and want some," said Attorney Dolphin M. Delmas on his return from London, where ho went in th elnterest of Walter A. McCreery. the weoltthy American who alleged that his wife and his brother were trying to confiscate his estate. i JOHNSON SAYS HE IS WILLING TO MEET SAM PITTSBURG. Pa , Nov. 27 Jack Johnson, before leaving or. tho Manhat- tan Limited, was told that Sam Lang- ford has posieu iu.uuu In Bostton to mako a match with him. "Let Langford put his money up with tho Chicago American. $ will fight him for any sum." Mystery Surrounds Orders. SAN FRANCISCO. Cal., Nov. 27. The mystery surrounding tho reception Fri day of secret ordors directing tho depot quartermaster to stop nit work of load ing the army transport Logan nnd to hold the vessel In readiness for further orders had not abated today, ALL BUT THREE OF ARGO CREW SAFE TILLAMOOK, Or., Nov. 27. The steamer Argo. which grounded on Tllla mook bar yesterday afternoon and aft orwards floated herself, foundered at 0 n'oinek last nlcht. The 21 persons on board, Including passongcrs and crew, wero compelled to tako to the lifeboats. One of tho lifeboats, containing Mato Johnson and nine others, stayed at sea aiul drifted for sovoral hours, when It was finally plokud up by the steamer Oshkosh, which had been In the vicinity for about 12 hours. Captain Snyder 30 PERISH PITTSBURG Firemen Sacrifice Lives in Vain At tempt to Save Number of People Froia , -Deatk 4 " ' PROMPT ACTION SAVED URGE NUMBER FROM DEATH Property Loss Will Exceed $250,000 Hard Ranting Got FIam Under Control. PITTSBURG. Nov. 27. Thirty axe known to bo dead and many more ar thought to bo burned to death In a, flro which destroyed tho Royal hotel In this city tonight. Two blocks wn burned, the property loss belns 1250, 000. Six of the dead are firemen ,who wcr burled beneath a falling wall, whera they were working In an endeavor to get a number of panic-stricken peapl out. Tho fire started early In the evening. Over 400 guest were In the hotoel, but pronjpt action on the part of the hotel employes cot Uie people out. It lm feared, however, that the death list will go 'much larger. ' The fire spread to nn adjoining block occupied by a clotrhlng house, in spite of the effotts of the firemen? to control It. t J J The "six firemen who were burled In tho ruins knew they wero risking their lives, butthey werW undaunted whenVlt wns seen thero was a chance, to save a number of people. No sooner had they reached the persons they hoped to savat when the wall fell. CANNOT OPEN BIDS FOR BIG FIGHT IN HEW YORK - . , f NEW YORK. Nov. 27. Unless Com missioner Baker change hi mind the plan to open the blda for the Jeffries- Johnson fight In tho presence of a great crowd In Madison Square Garden on the evening of Decombcr 1 will be nlppedjln the bud. he commissioner salad today that If the promote' persisted In this course he will have a sufficient number of policemen on hand to arrest the pro moters and principals, too. If necessary. Tho police commissioner said such a plan would be in direct violation of ho law. "If the bids aro opened In this city, will advise the fight promoters Ito open them on the quiet and not let jm , . . . 1. 1 al.nti. ( f 4, HAD A GOOD TIME WHILE t HIS MONEY LASTED BELLINGHAM, Wash.. Nov. 27. Af ter spending $6000, the proceeds or a land sale. In two months on Joy rides champagne and other sorts of tipectae ular pleasures. Carl Stoof, n elderly and eccentric Gorman, Is a patient at St. Joseph's hospital today, following hl attempt last night to commit suicide la tho city Jail by hanging nimseir ww hi suspenders. His recovery i rv garded as doubtful. Stoofs career as a spenuor im u meteoric. At no tlmo since no possession of the small fortune has tM old Gorman been In such a' plight. and ton of tho crow were picked up fcy ttug late this evening and are safe. Tb only persons drowned were Mrs. NellU Hunter of Portland Mrs. A. We rldgo of Portland and Henry "WlcWiam of tho llfo-savlng crew, when the Ufa boat upset In tho surf. After striking tho bar last night t Argo drifted out to sea, but her engines wero disabled. Rockets were sent up. Sho began to slnlt and thoso on board put off In tho lifeboat. The a wa rough and U was not thought that tl could live.