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MIUDFORD, OMWON MONDAY, MAIiCII 'A 1012.
NO GRAFT IN COUNTY COURT SAYS JURY
snm Widtffcal SA
Calls Attention to Fact That County
Clerk Files Papers Without Feu
Behin Paid First Wants This
Says County Court Is Not Subject to
Criticism In Any Moral Sense
Directly, nni! lonvinif no ijiu'kIhim
nf doubt, Ilit ki-hihI jury' nNrl 1 !!
Sithiiilny viiiiiir absolutely clear
lli county I'iiuil of nil iiiiiiuiilum
mid iIiiuucM tif graft which have been
fl'iiiiC hIiohI lilt county tliiiinir llio
Nlt (Wo or three mouth.
"Wo rnti find no evidence of ili
ItnnoMtv mid we have given nil unit -lim
due eotisidomtinii," i Iho ixni
word employed by iho grmnl jtir.
in iu report i-nvi'iiiiK Iho conduct of
I'iMintv affair. Thitt Hit I'otiiitv U
in duht Iho kihiiiI jury "Hys ix duo "l
wide spread public ilonuind for im
proved highway. Tin grnud jury'
rrwiil follow w in full:
'I In Crilllll .J II !)' llrMlt.
We llio irmiiil jury now in cioii
fiml I'fMtlllll fMOln lo ho Iriio ltIOII
which wo recommend, vim
I. Wo recommend tlmt nn ho! ho
initialed pnividimc for mi Hiulilor to
In oloi'li'il for .lui'loon oouiily whic
ilnlli'H slieall ho Ilit mtililini; of nil
iioiioitiitft'iHii'tnlnliiK In (In itffniit of
'2. Wo roooiiiinoiiil (hut mlii'h
t!8l)ll fii'itornl Iwh of (hogou hi en
lorriil rohitiiiir lo tin xoinUiiniiiiiil
nuihlitiir of oiiiiiily offiooH by Hit
'A. Wo nr inforniod that it )ih
hoon tin custom of tin count v I'lork
lo filo pijMr hi com l without iilwit,
iiitiiriiiK tho legal foo to In paid
when vnH-r u filed.
Thin practice i hiinoly t-tnMiiii1i1-for
tho illiHiiotioy "f several county
dork of .luoksnn oiiunty for n limn
hor of yon tit mt. Tho law provide
llml when MKr io filed tho foj
iiiiim! hi iaiil mill unless Hiiil am h
paper shall mil hi iliiomoil to hnvo
lieou filed. Wo locniiinioiiil Unit III"
county clcik tJinll in tin future nl
wnya comply with Iho hiw in thi re
spect anil filo no paper until tho
h'Kul foo Iiiik hoon pnid hy tho litigant
ntir iiiiv oilier imper in hit office un
til tho lawful Ice Ini hecn pnid liy
tho piuty for whom Iho xcrvice hit"
Wo nln recommend tlmt ouch mil
every ooiinly nffioinl hiiiiilliujf count,.
fund in uiiy inuniier nlwny Keep
Hiiid I'iiiiiU separate mid ditincl frnm
liin iuilividiml fund. We n iiiiucnil
thill in Iho fill lire mid u i n the
move enti lie iniuiuui'iileil ilmt -opnr-nto
fuiiiU ho liopl for tin several do
piirtuionl nf Iho county mid wnr
niuls m ifying Iho oxuet fund lieiiii
issued instead of Iho presold prnotico
of issuing general fund warrant for
I. Cmioorniiig ninnil welfare:
Wo find ii largo porounliigo f tho
crime wo hnvo investigated arose
through ilruukoniii's nnd uimiy
(IiihiikIi tho illicit niiIo of liipinr t i
minors mid drunken men mid wo cau
tion the Hiiloun l.oopori of .liiokoii
county lo uhido hy tho lnwx rouiilnt
ini; tho mii ti ol' liipini'.
.Many oiihim of I'orK'ory hnvo Iiccm
iuviwllyatiul hy us nnd wo mo led In
olivine, llml nil uioichmits mid IIium
roonlvlnjj .checks I'i'iiiii stnuiKors ho
inoro liiel iu Iho oMiminnliou of llio
hiiiue lie I'o re rocoiviiiK them or pa,ii)i;
liny inniioy llioroforo.
ft. Tho oondition nf Iho roenrdor's
vniill in Iho ('iiiiut.v court Iiiihho is in
ii ilelaiiiliilci condition mid tho ro
cordH of tho county nro iu uruvo dim
Kir from firo. Wo rocoiuiiiond ini
II. Wo find Hint u coulrnol was
iiiadn hy Iho county oourl for tlu
seareh of litloH to find what hind.
iu tho county hnvo linen untaxed and
ilclIuiiioii in lii.xos durhiK tho past
livo yours. Alter two yours report -1,
lllllVOd this cunt rao t was annul
led and no htilisognont notion lias
(Coutimioa on I'uuo o.)
MUTT AND JEFF DISCUSS
REPORT OF GRAND JURY
Ml Itl.U ltl
Willi Ii I. .Mull'.'
Willi Ii Ih .1.1 C
'I Ills Kienl i-oulcfcl closes Mini 1 1
iH.l. Mull join kiickm". lo lln Mull
Killior, .Mull 'I'liliinic. iiiih" vtlll Is
tllliliclil tiHiii iciptcsl.
Mitt l Kiiilor Mull is flrccr of the
AnIiIhiiiI Tiiliuus, wlimo cjolUui mid
ilmiijihuloixin lm inndo lihn Iho joke
of sotillictii Oreuon. ,loff t On
N'cwhoiTy, wltti opjniMc convict Inliur
on pnlilie hihwiiyN in tho iolitienl
intoioxln of Dunn. SoihI me the dollar,
wo ncoil it hoiv.
Mull Kililnr Mull i I'.. K. Kfll
withoul doiihl nhtivo him mid -ee.
doff is Short v Smith of WooiUilic
.1. .1. OSKN'HIU'ddK..
Mult Kililnr -I. K. .Moniok I-
tho part of Mull, .loo Smith ol Kwin
orook i doff. HoV liorl mid stuinpv.
Mutt IMitor Xnw I know it. Mo-o
look nt tho cold one near his toot
in Sutiiriluy's wipcr. Mull i (Iroor
viniliiiK Medford iuktho iiiu picture.
Mutt K.lltor Mull is Aiixii! Sinjc
hir hoiitiiiK il lo Halle Fulls for a
couplo of Orocki. .'(( is Walt Dud
ley who has just hoou meiitionod.
ONK WHO KNOWS.
Mutt Kill I or Mult i llnuon with
.loff plyiinf llio purl of Hex l.mnp
maii. SBi llerl: "You omi't honk
Mutt Kilflor .Mull is Mulkoy ,.at.
iiiic it from tin polilienl nice truck,
doff is Hill Coleman who is ilillo with
Mulkov mi thai jtol-nwiiy-fiinii-il
Mutt Kdiloi Mull is .loliu Hulliu
jjor aflcr a omiMiihloV jnh. .loff is
Dm Secly after Iho coroner's jnh,
.Mutt Killter: Mutt In W'llliur Jones
anil .loff t Auit. SliiBlor, hotli run
uliiK for Hherlff.
.Mcilfonl. March .'!.'.
40 MILES WIDE
ST. 1.01'IS, Mo., ..March 'Jft. - With
the lowlands of Illinois, Missouri nnd
Kouluoky iiiuiulated, (ho Mississippi
river is forty miles wide nt Cairo
Cairo reports that tho water is
fliiwiiiK nvor the now ;ovornnient le
vee nt I'oiut I'leiihiuit, Mo., nnd it is
feared tlmt tho entire country will ho
flooded. The levee at lliekiuan, Ky
is also weakening.
A fool of snow fcll'over this boelion
MI OVERTHROW OF
PKKIN, .March U'.'i. A widespread
plot to overthrow the United Cliine.se
ropuhlie, and to restore to the throne
Pi Yu, tho hahy emperor, was un
earthed hero today. President Yuan
Shi Kill fears In arrest the lenders
of the conspiracy, lii'iiinj, their ar
rest would preeipiluto a renewal of
tho rioliiiL' hero.
MAN WOO GOT
AWAY HERE IN
Man Givinii his Name ns Shepherd at
Portland Is Said to Be llan Who
Escaped From Jail in This County
Will Be Tried at Portland and Later
Brought Here if He Is Not Convict
ed on Charge Anainst Him There.
PORTLAND, March T. In nun.
arrostcil hen on a charxc of liiii'..ai
Kiviin; lii iiiiiui as M. Slioplicnl, ile
lootivi'K chiim In hnvo iccimio.til 1'.
I'. Wilflo, one of the prioini- win.
piiilieipiileil in Hie Jailhroiik nt .liuk
ninvillo, Ore., Miiroh Ift.
Shephenl or Willie, will ho lri.d
here fii-Nt ami failinif to convict him
hen- he will he Inkcii to .Inckson ille.
TliM March term of iho circuit
noiirt Vfls opened loility at daokon
villc. Tho grand jury was chosen n
follews: Ira Shoudv, foremmi, (Jeoi-jje
II. Kofi". Klinu Neil. . II. Toft, T. J.
O'llani. .loo Drown anil T. W. Sifi'ii.
BEEF TRUST CASE
GOES TO THE JURY
ClllC.UiO. March 2.Y Tho case
against .1, Oilen Armour mid nine
other millionaire Chicago lieof pack
ers, chiiiited with criminal violation
of tho Sherman anti-lnisl law. proii
ahly will go to the jury late llii af
ternoon. Assinliuit Tnitud Stales Attorney
(iciieral Pierce Duller iiiude tho final
urgiimeut against the pnokors this
illuming and Judge CnrpontorV
charge to the jury followed.
Juror Diiekliu who was taken ill In
Iho coiirlrnout r'ridny hail completeiy
25,000 BERLIN BUTCHERS
THREATEN TO STRIKE
1IKUI.IN. MiUch :.- Their de
mands for mi increase iu wages re
fused more than "J.'), 01)11 luilelieiv and
incalciitters iu Urea lor Derliu, proh
ahlv will sliiko hoforo the end of the
week. To prevent the puhlio friui
suffering it i planned to strike y
"districts," the intoher.s in some sec
tions leuiaining nt work, while those
iu others go out.
ROOSEVELT PICKS UP
WARSAW, Intl.. Mnroh 23. Two
delegates to the republican national
convention were instructed to sup
port the eandidaoy of Colonel Roose
velt for Iho republican nomination for
president, at the republican conven
tion of the Kleveutli congressional
district hero today.
GERMAN TAILORS STRIKE
UKHl.IN, March Sti. Uonowod of
forts arc lieliiK iniulo today to uottlo
tho coiuhluod general strlko and
lookout among tho tallum In nor
mally. About 11,000 tallora and
atwIatnutB anil approutlcoH aru out in
ir 7 Clurmaii eltloa and towns,
NNW YOUIC, JYarch 25. Con
IrnctB havo boon slgnod by William
C, Hoick, the now owner of tho Now
York Sun, by which tlio United 1'rosH
full day and Saturdny night loaned
wire roportH will bo nerved to tho
Evening and Sunday Sun.
POSSE KEEPS UP SEARCH IN MOUNTAINS FOR
:tDN AttENS20,000. MOUMTAtN HOME. IHN 1
MEY I1SI 8IDITS KILL ! lElBi
BEHIND TAFT THREE MDflOB-.ES
PVG DUIPUnT DIHir HI DIDIC
GHId rillUIIUI UHI11 111 I rlllld
NEW YOKK. Mrifeh :.i. DeclHra
tlun that the "inonoy power" l isot
tiiiK bohtnd i'ruuldvnt Tsft tn his
flKht for the reimblicHn nomination
for president wan made lieru today
lt Amos Plucliot, trtasiirtr of the
HooKcvclt leuKiio, who Iwancd the fol
Wall Street Is-oflfaJnly KOttiiiK Its
work In for-TRffSaruommltUa
of the Taft bureau, .with hoauqunr
ters Iu Klfth av.jmio. Is circulating
aniQiiK oapltullttt clrelcn carefully
written appeals for inonuy with which
to (IkIiI ItoosevoltHUd nccompllsh the
nomination of Taft. At tho bond of
those requests appear the names of
the members of the Taft comnilttee.
Those tcontlean'n are the prosl
dents. vice prestdeata, directors and
trustees of more than 120 tnibt com
panies, banks, Innuranco couipanios
and railroads. Tho following Is a
partial list of the companies which
Tho Mutual Ufa Insurance. Now
York Central. Mcrrantllu Trust. Mich
igan Central, l.sthlahoni Stool com
pany. Astor Trust company, National
City bank of llrooklyn. tho Dolowaro
& Hudson railway, tho Wott Shore
railway, tho Chlcsao & Northwestern
railway, the Hankers' Trust, and
more than 100 others.
"It Is iit;ti lust the law for corpora
tions to contribute to national cam
paign funds. U ought to bo anainst
tho law for representatives of cor
porations to mass togothor and use
tin pressure raised by tbolr corporate
offices whircwttli.il to nominate
OREGON 10 SEE
I'OM'LAND. Oro March 23.
Supporters of all threo candidates for
tho republican nomination for tho
presidency todii aro planning par
ticularly aggrieve, campaigns In
Oregon and nil claim thoy will carry
tho presidential iiroforon.ee primaries
April 10. Senator l.a Kollotto will
Btuinp tho state, arriving hero be
tween April 3 and 9,. and making a
number of speeches throughout Ore
gon. II. P. Hudson, national ropro
sontatlvo of Colonel ltoosovolt, said
that speakers of rountrywldo reputa
tion would further Itoosovolt's cam
paign In this state.
Tho Taft cumpnlKU will bo Inaugu
rated next Friday, when ox-Congressman
Scott of Kansas will speak on
bohalt of tho president at Ontario,
Ore. Scott will l"JH l "tho" Ore
gon cities, Including Portland.
Children Hani to Death
SHAWNKIO. Wis.. March 20,--
Ihreo children of Fred .elmor, tho
oldoat yoarH of ago, wore cromatod
horo today when Zolmor'H farmhouRo
burned down. Tho father and maill
ot' wore abBont at tlio time.
PARIS. March 25. Members of
the "Phantom bandits." the worst
gang of criminals to operate in
France Iu years, today robbed the
Cbantllly Branch bank of the Soclete
Cenerale of a large suju. after kill
ing two watchmen and a choauffeiir.
No trace of the criminals has been '
found, and It is believed that the
bandits doffed their disguisos, ming
ling;' with the crowds which gathered
about the scene. The crime is a du
plicate of a number of earlier ex
ploits by the same band, with the I
addition that more men were slain ;
The first report of the crlmo camel
from the outskirts of Paris, where i
the outlaws secured an automobile in '
which they made the trip to Chan- j
tilly. after killing the chauffeur. j
Shortly afterward they appeared at I
Chantllly. near the race course. Here
thoy entered tho bank suddenly, rid
dled two watchmen with ballots,
Hoiiud a quantity of cash and es
caped. The abandoned automobile
was found near Cbantllly an hour
It Is believed that tho men arc
International crooks. Heretofore
they bad always stolon automobiles,
using them to reach points where
they had previously planned bold
robberies. A month ago they slew
an attorney who found them at work
In a suburb. Shortly afterward" they
bad a rumiinx battle with tho police,
killing one gendarmo nnd wounding
SAN FHAXl'lSl'O. .March 2.1.
That the financial difficulties of the
We-tern l'aoifio railroml in an effort
to build a number of brunches a
feeder.- to tho main lino and develop
it into a transcontinental system aro
ended was minounccd today through
Charles Hchlaeke, first vice president
of tlio road, who has jut returned
from u conference in the oa.-t witli
President F.. T. delfroy.
It is said that a coterie of railroad
broker in New York have come 1
the aid of the road with ample fund-.
One of the fir-t result- of this will
bo the completion of the new shop- at
Sacramento, costing $.ri00,t)U0.
POWER MERGER FORFEITS
PORTLAND CITY FRANCHISE
PORTLAND, March 2."). The legal
status of the deal by which tho Mount
Hood Railway mid Power company
was uhstuiiod by the Portland Light
and Power company today is tlio sub
ject of controvoiy in Portland.
Many claim that the franchise sriuit
ed the former company to build a
lino between this city and Mount
Hood lapses ns it was provided that
the franchise should not bo trans
AlLEN OUTLAW BAND.
JUDGE STAPLES HOLDING
COURT AT HILLSV7LLE.
FEMJ ATTACK 61
U1LLSVILLK. a.. .March ..-I'mt-un!
precaution?, to xuard against
a raid on lliu Carroll county court
house, here wlnrn Floyd ami Viutor
Allen are arraigned tomorrow on
clinrse- of murder in connection with
the killing; in .Judjre Mnie'.- court
room, arc lieiii-r; made today. The
autliiiritie-. iVnr the Allen limul:t
may attempt to rescue the pri -oners,
and u company of -tate militia vi'I
remain on pturd throughout the trial
Richmond detectie continued to
day the -earch lor the outlaws but
no po-itive clue regarding: their whrr
about.- ha- been -ecJircd.
AT LONDON FAIL
LONDON, March 2."i. -Continued
.-ulferiuj; ninoiij; the poor of F.ujjlnu.l
is a certainty today by rea.-on of , the
eonforoneo between I'remier Asiiiith
and the coal mine owueiv and rcprc
-eiitutivos of the minors, which ad
journed after a brief -os-ion without
j Inning any agreement. It is not
, known what action will be taken next.
i tiii . .
i mo minors coniiuutee lias nn-
uouueed it.- wilin;ue-s to abandon
the demand for n complete schedule
by di-trict-, and al-o all demands
aft' feet injj pieceworkers. F.noch Kd
wards, spokoeinan for tho miners,
ndded tlmt the men under no circum
stances would abandon for u mini
mum wajie scale of five shillinsrs for
adults and two shillings for minor-,
"We have made every enncossion
possible with honor. Wo havo a right
to demand tlmt. the employers do
soinethiny; now iu tho wav of couei
FINNISH PILOTS WON'T
IIEI.SINC.FOHS, Finland. March
25. Shipping iu this harbor Is prac
tically tied up today and navigation
greatly ondangorod bvn strlko of tho
Finnish pilots, who havo resigned
rat hor than como under tho control
of tho Russian authorities.
For gouoratloiis the pilot business
has boon controlled by tho Finnish
govern moii t. Recently Russia an
nounced that In tho gonoral Russlfl
catton nf Finland, tho pilot business
also would bo tukon over,
Attempts to Cross Stream on Foot
Lofl and Becomes Dizzy Swift
Water Carries Her to Her Death
200 Yards Below.
Body Recovered Shortly Afterwards
But All Attempts to Brino. Her
Back to Life Fail.
Marie Daily, tho lf.-year-old daugh
ter of James Dally, formnn.of tho
Hlllcrest orchards was drowned In
Rear creek noar the McAndrews ford,
Just north of the city limits, Sunday
afternoon at 3 o'clock,. Although It
was but 30 minutes after tho accident
that physicians wero working over
her, all efforts at resuscitation failed.
Accompanied by her sister, tho
child had been down In the fields be
yond the ford gathering greens. On
their return they attempted to cross
the creek on a. small foot log Mid
across by workmen who aro con
structing a flume over tho creek at
that point. The foot log being bat
six Inches wide tho girl sat down on
It attempting to w'ork hor way across,
! a distance of 12 feet. Half way over
!she cried to her sister that she was
growing dizzy and a moment later
had fallen Into the water.
The water, though hut some threo
feet deep at the point, Is very swift
and sweeps Into a deeper pool below.
Evidently the child was unable to
gain hor footing, probably being very
frightened as well as dizzy.
The sister ran up the road for
help. About 100 yards dlstaut she
met K. D. Jonos, who rushed Imme
diately to the scene and falling to
find the child frantically made his
way down stream. A moment later
his son Joined him In the search.
Finally tho child was located near
ly 200 yards below the ford, lodged
against the bank under somo brush.
They lifted her from the water nnd
Immediately did everything possible
to start respiration again, but In vain.
In the meantime Dr. Conroy, sum
moned by telephone, arrived, but his
efforts wero vain.
Mario was a bright child and woll
liked by hor associates. Sho at
tended local schools and probably her
funeral will bo attended by tho school
children. She was a pupil In tho
fifth grade at the North school. She
was born in Kansas, and leaves be
sides her parents nine brothers and
Tho funeral will bo hold at 2:30
Tuesday afternoon from the baptist
church, of which sho was a momber,
Itev. A. A. Holmes officiating. In
torment In tho I. O. O. F. cemotery.
FACE A STRIKE
NKW YORK, March 25. Uy turn
ing down' demands of locomotlvo en
gineers for an Increaao In wages
averaging IS por cont, CO railroads
east of Chicago and north of tho
Ohio river today faco the possibility
of a strike. In denying tho Increase
a comtaltteo of railroad managers Is
sued tho following statement:
"The present wages as a rulo aro
full and liberal and tho railroads aro
financially unable to bear tho In
creased oxpouso which would ho In
volved. Tho Increaao would add
$7,5CM,000 annually to our payrolls.
Past history also Indicates that If tho
Increases wore given the engineers It
would be followed by similar requests
from other employes, which If grant
ed would actually bankrupt some of
Warren Stono, grand ehlof of tho
Brotherhood of Locomotlvo Kngl
neors, doclared that conferences with
tho rallroud mnnagors would bo resumed.