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Medford Mail Tribune SECOND EDITION WEATHER .Snow nml Marnier Ma v. J10 Mln. 10. I'nrly-riniil Tor. Dally Mnvttnlh Ycnf, MEIWORD, 0KE(10NT, MONDAY, JAXITA11Y C, 1913. NO. 215. NEW RECORDS COLD WEATHER FOR MEDFORD Mercury Falls to Ten Degrees Above Zero, Coldest In n Score of Years Water Pipes Durst Throuuhout the City Skating nt Gold Ray. No Damage Done to Stored Fruit as Warnings Enabled Starting of Fires. A rt'KUlnr back en it cold wave tin sriutiled on Ilia llnguo lllvor vallo)', along with tlm whole const, ilntiirdny iilnht. Hiiuday inuruliiK tha tliii'ino muler registered 13 above ami early .Monthly morning ull record far n MHiri' of imrn were broken when tlm of (trial tliorntoniolor touched 10 above. Water pipe nil over ihe rlt) ware frozen nml thn plumbers wore kept ItiK) reaping n hnrvrnt by mend Iuk unikuii pipes, f tot li Sunday nml Monday were bright and sunshiny, I tlra I winter (In) (itllll itll) I'lllltl I'lllI'M ltotn- It l r nl the mill ioiiil iunr tin dam bi (loltl Itny wn frozen over thick tiUollK.ll f'T skating (or Hut Unit Hmih in )ir V liter In tin' flumes nl I In- CallforiilnOrcKon Power com imiD'n power pin ii t wait fruicn solid iiml eiiiniml t ho cuiiiMiiy some worn nml nxlru work In Mcdford tint main damnse ortnxloiiml It) Hie cold una hi tint Hpnrtu linllilliiK lnn pipe hurstcd on the M'coml (lour uml flooded lint building, staining plnitter on tho ground (lour In iiiuny neigh borhoods water from In tint KM iiikIn uml li nt o(( tlm supply of Kit it. KxroR(fiCiTiml clnilinol 111 niltl oirooni llwnr creek w frozen over Moiuluy. ProtwMHir O'llnrn .i)s (tint warmer weather lit tlnn Moiuluy evening with snow us ii HtroiiK possibility. Thin r.tltl simp U the wiintl tut linn on ircortl. u rocti.'tl of II above III 1010 being the cloned approach. WlllvlllMIM' Witrmotl TIih only lo Hint orchnrdUt will experlHlire throuxh tile foltl it pel I of Ht urilav. Hiindnr mid Monday Mill he to fruit hold In open storage. Ah warning of tho coinlnK P"H worn sent out liy Professor O'Ouru In plun ty of limit, (lr4 were started In must of lint warehouses nml IhU Ion, If niiy. will Im small. Those who Imwi allowed stored frttlt to tieronio frozen uro warned not to itturt flrrtn now, im tlm (mil should tin brought tnuk to Hit normal rondltlon an slowly us possible. The frottin fruit should lm loft strictly nlono or u!m covered up with straw or blankets. HiiiIm on (mil trees are not liiut nt nil nml there In no need for mulct) on tho effort of tint cold unrip on tlm coining fr nit crop. OrohnrdlstM should not prune In tho early liourH uhllo tint teniparlurit U low mul tho pruning of ull stonu fruits should lie deliiyed for moiiiu (lino. All nursery Muck hIioiiIiI tin loft ulonit, It IuiIiik purlltiulnrly important Hint this ho not touched during thu cold wenthcr. 14 HELD ILLEGAL I'OltTUNI), .Inn. (I. Tho enimi nry leahuiiiiiiK ortler Hotnuvil by tlm Ori'Kon Wiitiliinnloii Kilili'ouil uml N'uvipilioii eomimiiy in August, It'll. iiovi'iiliii(,' tlio htuto tVom iMi'iytui; mil tlm pinviNioiiH of. tlm meiiMiv) luoviiliiie; a 1 1 hour wotl.iiu iluy I'm iiillioiiil eniployi'iii in tlm Hlnto, w.ih iniiilo pciiiiiinoiit by Fotloinl JiiiIko IUiiii tinliiy. In liU iIoi'IhIoh Heiin oiinU'iiilctl tluit Hid hill eoiilliiileil willi tlm Mcrul In us t'uverliiir inilioiiil lubor uml iilno willi lil.ii iiiliiiKH of tlio iutorstnlu ciiiinuoi'i'0 couiiuiHnion, Thn bill uhh puHhOil by tlio loilu liini of 11111. hut tlio O. It. nml N. hciiiioil tlm reiilriiiiiiuu; onloc In i'nio it liooiiiui) opurnlivo. Tlm mil' iiiuueiit injiinolloii nu'iiiiH lli.it tlio 1(1 boiir ilnv imw ill vopo uu nil Oivjmn iiiiliomls will pi'ei'iil. LAW 0 RAILROADS REFORM OF THE DAY AT !T New County Court Takes Office and Enforces Many Changes Officers Must Turn Over Cash Receipts Dally Must Observe Office Hours Only Deputies Approved by Court Can Handle Funds Court Will Do All the Duylng lltsclf. Sweeping refoi m III court house Hffnlro. tlm Introiltictlon of hiinlneoH meihoiU In thu conduct of offlcrn, n coiictmtrutlon of nutlinrliy In thu huinlN of tin roiinly court, nml nil iictlMt iiiervlitl(tii not only of nil r-x pmllturci, but of tho work of both court lioiiitt and roml HtipnrvUorx U luillmteil nit Hid order of tint tiny nt thu flrnt uieetliiK of thu now comity court held totlny at Jnckionvlllo. Tho elon Mill lni Hiivernl ilnyi All nieinhent of tlm court. coiuIMIiik of JiiiJko Ton Vtdle nml CommUaloui'ri l.nover mid Hmlth wr ureiieiit Tlm old court mot with tint now to aid tho iiii'iiiliern In beromliiK famlllnr with their work. Ilcittln the ordi nary routluu biuliiiMit, tho mibdMitlon of present road tllntrlcln, tho appoint- inent of ro.id upervor. approval of bond, flxltiK th Inx levy nml tho drnvtliiK of thu (inuol for tho uaxt Jury wilt occupy tho time of tho court. Mull llrforiiii Ortlerttl lteiolutloiin worn Introduced by JuiIko Ton Velle for adoption nit or- t.'ern of 111.- court, to thn following of foel: All'coutity fintitoyiit mutt fbcrvi" tho ntuic taw, workliiK clRht hour u day. from X n. in. lo f p. in. with an hour off nl noon, uml court houmt offices imiKt be kept open according ly. All tloputlos liHiullliiK county money iniut be approved by tho court before appointment.. Thn Mlutrlff, clerk nml other coun ty offlctitlit mint turn over to tho counly troamiror nil cnith on hand nt tho roncliikloii o( each day, mid obey ntnto lawn rcKitrdliiK publication of ruportn. Ileuulate All I'uit ltaet All tmrohnite of mipplloit nimtt bo IhroiiKh tlm county court and no bill will bo paid iiiiloha niithorlx'd by tho court. Thn Iroiimirttr In (intruded lo keep money raUod by nmtl levy In tho roml fund iih reiiilrod by Inw. lie In nlito rotiulrod to keep nopnralo fumU for imch of I ho roml dlHtrlclii, which uro to bo drawn upon only upon order from tho court nml not from stipor Uorn iih heretofore. Itoad niipovlnora nro required lo work wholly under direction of the county court, nml not upon tlmlr own Inlllntlvo an heretofore. It In probable that either CoiiimUiilotiortt l.eover or Hmlth or both will tnko ac tive oharnoof rond opomtloiiH nml tin votu moHt of their tlmu to thU work, ('oiiuly C'lt'ik I" Iki l'rvcient Thu matter of u county auditor, lo work part of tho tligo encli month liiHpectliiK uuil exporting tho books of tho viirloim offlceH, wh iIIhciibhoiI mul It Ih ptobablu hiicIi uu appoint incut w III bo m a do. The now court ImdHU on tho conn- (I'outluuetl on PaHU U) I SEEKI TO Fl I'OHTIiANl), Jan. ((.--"Tlieio it. iiliHnliitely notliin in tlio nxrl Unit the Hill lini'K uio boekiu uu eiiti'.uu'C into Stiu rViuioihoo llnoiuli n Juno lion of tho Oregon Trunk lino uml tlio WeHtern I'liiiilii'," iloel.ued J. II. Vomik't eliuiiiiinii of tlio Hill intotests in OrtKiii toilfty. Tlio stiitomeut fol lows reporlH tluit Yoiiiik' went to Sun Friiiioihuo to el'l'eot, if poshiblo. nn iiiluiiil loiilo from unvthwext points lo lint l'licitut eoiiHt metropolis iIii-oiikIi tlm. plnu mentioiieil. Yuiiiii; ntiitoH hn went to Ciilifmiiiii willi Ills fuiuily merely (u ipeiid tlio lioIitluyH mid did not omleiivoi' to of loci uiiy fiirtliui' improvement of tho Hill hvxIciu while nwny. 00 HILL N NE 0 irtutfc.SHNG GKOUl' i)i a i MIKING GARMENT OPERATIVES WHO REFUSE TO WORK UNTIL DEMANDS ARE GRANTED liiwvEAMftStft.. ia m wK. 4, t m j'JK&sRaR ' '9 JiiHMW&EHWKiBP' tV; P teJBMttnaPW3BllBBaMBW.WamfaiHrBMaBML ialllalnlV KmtKtK. t13i.it. Lr v 'iaHaMNBaT JC ' ' t 3jbw BvBJaBti- SBBdaBaEaBBE HNL tmmm rBWaftillliir liilBaW Tar ITBawnliirTaBaWnBaBal " BBBBBBHHHBBBBBfaBraHKBHBrWBsIS' HBBBBBBBHBBBBVBBBBBBBBB'.'MHHbV HHHp7 - - HBBBVBBBHBBBMaaVlBKliJBaBLaaW fsHHamv aBBHBABBBBBBBaBBB'V affM ' affaaBffaaBBfaBBVJaMHHHR'BBKBaVlBHBBaBau AjMBrV k.K? aBBBBdBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBM'BBBBBBBBBBaW 'VBBBBBBBBBBBbVJC 0B '9 HHHHHHHHHHBaBBatV 'NBYflBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBMaBBBBa91BBBmaBBBBBBB" 4A nMBB'HBMBVIVjBWVjBBm -X. jBMBSMBaBBBBBBBBBBBBBBmBBBBBBBBBlaBBBBBBBBBBBBBVBBMBBBBFXV lJjBjl rfMBn t 1' '' ' ! ii mmmmmmm I li . J l ' II Ml WTT d K0 i- .i I ..rii.li flinv.,. 4 jftouii it' r-fi-..4i.itmir m twin t.rkr. now on n alrlke n bev appeared t - m i t. ,tk 'J,ii i mrc .ie nim-mul idea of (he larte teneniaCe of woinen Mrlkem i i ii, r if men. At i..i MHHNt wjxc" nre out ami It U feared I he number wi.l rapidly be r ' ii iN -tie urnnird ir n oiiiliromU" t r t'.-l ut n i i)i .i i he nr- Mr I u in hftra f . f rlfica nml iwenlr r cent In nse. nn clsht ii .tn . ,..; ;MMr0'mrili;d,',.iIwr.,'t',,","t f ,,,1,,h""- un,, i " ork. ibo abomu- at i lit t .f- u i li i, i nl it i in nt 1' rt I Ull I.I I i n f NEEDLE WORKERS 10 JOIN GARMENT I Ni:V YOltK. Jan 6 Aa a ret. ul I of more than 1S.UU0 needluworkura, moKtly of (hum atormltiK thu door hero lo attend a meetliii: of tho I ji dle' Wnlitia Mnkora' I'tilon, prior lo votliiR on n Kuneral ttlrlko. In con nection with that of thu Garment Workers' Union many ore toduy ntif ferliix nevero cilia nnd hnilr. ' So violent wni tho erimh that women went trampled under foot, clothe torn and heavy glamt doora criiKhed. Pollen roittrviHt wormed u cordon from tho doom nnd drove back tho mob with their olutw. , Kiikdiiii V. Doha w-tm llntod anionK tho Kpeakcr nnd Mm. O. II. 1'. Hoi meiil occupied n box during thu moot liiK. I E WASHINGTON'. .Inn. II.- The I'niloil SIiiIom Hiipieme eouit toilay inileil Unit the ameuilmeiit to the inteitttulo eoiimieii'e law Kovoniin;; hills of lulling ami fixing the iIuiiiiikoj n hhipper may recover, completely MiporcciloH all htuto law. It al lielil that an cvpro- eoiupmiy is not liable for the full value of any article lost in inlorMiito iipmont ulion tin true valuation it not Muted in the hill of lulling. The tloi'ifion wits liainbtl down in uliut is Known ns tlio "Cm eiiinuti eiie " TACO.MA, Wii., Jan. li. With the thermometer at U2 above zero Taeo ma ami Meiuily w expeiieneine; the 1'iint heaw snowfall of tlio Heasoii. Flnrrle-iiibegiiii fulling ns euily as 0 oVloek ami tlio giomiil at noon was covered, with liulf an inch. Tlio fiisl fivoyjng weather wiih Cult yesterday ami many lakes in the vicinity were frozen over. lltiuilrotW of people enjoyed Ihelr fust ieo skat ing tliis season. mm PANTHER IN PATH OF HURRICANE WASHINGTON", .Inn. it. Coast wiieless stations wore today notified to locate tho nuvy repair ships Pan ther, lust jejioi ted Fritlny off Cape. HuttoriiH in tho path of a liiirrieunu, the Panther sailed TIiiii'miiw fum the llroolJyii navy yard for (limn taiiiimo with l'JII persmiH nbonvd. The navy department insists (hero is no diiliKcr, WORKERS IN S IE OR DECDES CINCINNATI AS 1' X UP fcTRlKf.Sd (JARMKN'T WORKERS. BALKAN ALLIES REJECT TERMS IF LONDON, Jan. O.t-Wttei the i-mi- . fereiiee of i'oirii-entttti)c.s ,if Turkey i I and the lliilkan slutty adjourned here this iil'tenitiiiii itjwas uueertuiii whe ther the ploiiiMiteutinries would incut fcgirin. N'olliing wrfttMVinpliJtlivtrnl todayV meuliiiK. One of the Tuikifli envoys stiid tin dulcgatiw iniht meet mniiu. hut no definite diitu vmis asreod iiimiii. This is believed to mean that a tvMimptmu of hostilities between Tin key and tho llalkan hIIios irt eerluiu. Iteitehitl l'aslin, one of (he Turk envoys, said thai they IihiI received no ordei- In lunke further conce. sions hhiI Prvmier ILinolT nt llul Kiiria xanl tluit the leniw udmieed by Turkey wore far from aeeeptahle. After I he mueliug wih officially auiioiineed that no date for a re sumption of iicK)lintiuit was men tioned at todtty's meeting. Diplo mats say the llalkmi envoys may wait a few day, mul give Turkey a eliiinee to mnke fnitlier eoneessions, but the outlook is admittedly gloomy. Piemier Dnneff and lli Servian envoy emerged mm today's meeting I. ughing. Daueff mu'iI theie was no session tomormr, ns it was the Greek Christinas. Nogotinliniis, he said, were rot oxaetly ended, the al liet merely deehuing Ihev winilil not aeeept (he leniis of the Turks, SEVEN IN losf IN STORM OFF HO SAN lli:C!0, Cal , Jan. C Seven men nro believed today o hnvo been lost by the wrecking of tho fibbing launch Old Nick, tho powerboat Kllraboth, mid an unknown schooner Saturday night on tho Mexican const, a short distance south of tho Inter national boundary. Tho missing uro Theo. lllll of Sim Francisco; United States Immigration Inspectors (tint T. Jones ami Dan Ktrkeadall of San Diego; U. fl. Oerolmnl, Anton Uasll, Tlm Good and a man known as 1'oto. TO APPROVE ESPEE DISTRIBUTION WASHINGTON, Jan. ll.-In a do eisiou liunded down today tlio United States supremo court refused to sanction tlio proposed plan of distri bution of Southern Puoifio stock to tho stockholders of the Union Pacific railway. The plan was proposed by tho llurriimiii lines in compliuiioo with the recent supremo court decis ion deelatiin,' illegal the merger be tween tlio two oorpovntiopH, ' SULTAN C NW BY NEW OFFICERS INGI I Jackson county began business Monday under a new regime, officers elected last November taking posses sion of tint court house. Frank I. Ton Velle succeeds J. It. Nell as coun ty Judge, Con Leaver and Joe X. Smith succeed James Owen nnd Frank. K.-Urdwn as, commissioners, August D. Slugler Is sheriff n place of W, A. Jones, O A. Gardner suc ceeds W. It. Coleman as clerk and Tom Osgood Is now county surveyor. Oilier officers arc their own succes sors, D. Grieve, assessor; Pred Colvlg, recorder; Jniuos Croneuilllcr, troasurer. Percy D. Wells, school superintendent, and A K. Kellogg, coroner. K. i:. Kelly succoees 1). P. Mulkcy as prosecuting attorney for tho first Jurdlclal district. He has appointed Attorney Johnson of Grants Pass as deputy prosecutor for Josephine coun ty. Judge Nell will return to tho prac tlco of law at Jacksonville, having finished his twelfth year as county judge, though there whs nn interval of 12 years between his second and third term. James Owen will devoto all of his time to his farm near Wei ten tind Prank Ilrown to his store at Knglo Point. W. A. Jones will farm his fine ranch on Itosa Lane. Coleman will ukblst his successor for a while to loam tho ropes of his offices, and may bo chief deputy for Slngler, though the latter contradicts himself repentedly upon tho appointment, having assorted Saturday noon that Coleman would not bo appointed, mid Inter that he would be. Judge Ton Velio states that ho will not approve Coleman's appointment as ho Is ad verse to tho retention of aioone who as a public officer, plead guilty to the misappropriation of leu thousand dollars of public funds. 11. P. Mulkey will practice law at Medford. He has received a flattering offer from an eastern lyceum bureau for a series of lectures mid may devoto n portion of his time to this work. T AT DKNVKK, Colo., ,)aii. (5. -At l a. m. hero today the street thermome ters m some sections of the city registered III degrees below zero ami lilt above nt 7 o'eloek. Outside of Denver the coldest spot in the titale wuu Gillette, whovo the thermometer remained nraotieully stationary at 'JO degrees below zoro. All eities and towns in both Colo rado and Wyoming averaged 10 de grees below zero, wbilo at Cheyenne it was l.'i below. The cold weather which was accompanied liy a record breaking blizzard, litis played huvoo with all telegraph and telephone wires, BEINN ODAY RAN CROP I BY COLD WAVE Coldest Weather and Heaviest Freeze In Twenty Years In Southern Calf Fornia Smudge Fires Maintained In Hopes of Saving Citrus Fruit. Reservoirs Frozen Over and Skating Parties Organized Worse Cold Tonight. LOS ANGKLKS, Cnl., Jan. C The coldest M-.Uher and heaviest frost of the coldest and frostiest wek, known to Sunny California In two decades Is the prediction for tonight by Weather Forecaster Carpenter of the government bureau here. Frost warnings were sent today throughout the citrus belts. Carpen ter fears the frost of tonight will be more destructive than any that has ever visited this section. OXNAItl). Cal., Jan. 6 Smudge fires are being maintained today by citrus growers, who fear entire de struction of their crops tonlxht- Last night's damage was severe. Irriga tion reservoirs were frozen over dur ing the night and the first skating parties in Oxnard'a history were or ganized today. Damage at I throttle HIVKRSIDB. Cat., Jan. C Ser ious daniago was dona here by the heavy frost of last night and tho cold est weather and heaviest frost of the winter Is predicted for tonight.'' Ex pert fruit men today refused to es timate, tJjnjL percentage of low without care nil investigation uui u is Known to be very heavy. COltONA, Cal.. Jan. 6. Heavy damage to citrus crops In the Corona district Is reported today. Night temperature ranging fom 21 to 25 was reported. I1AKKUSFIKLD. Cal.. Jan. C Tho coldest weather In half century Is gripping Dnkersflcld today. Dur ing the night the mercury dropped to 18 degrees. Lemon Crop Is Lot SAN DIKGO, Cal.. Jan. C Reports today from Chula Vista, tho great lemon producing section of this coun ty, say that the cuttro lemon and orange crops have been destroyed by tho bitter cold of last night The temperature got as low as 1 1 above zero last night and today lemons and oranges were frozen stiff. It is feared that many of the young treeB have been so damaged that they will have to be cut down. POMONA. Cal., Jan. 6. Contrary to usual conditions, tho lower levels In Pomona valley escaped with prac tically no damage to the citrus fruits last night, but In the foothill sections. Including the famous San Dlmns lem on district, Lavcrne, Lordsourg ana Clarcmout there was considerable damage, tho frost being tho heaviest In twenty years. Tha average temp erature was 2C degrees. WESTP STATE SCHOOL S.W.KAr, Ote Jan. 0. Governor AVcest today sturted an inform at in vestigation into the rcpmU that Superintendent Will S. Halo of the state training school pureluued a bad lot of fourteen dairy cow 8 ut $100 each without the tuitliniity of the commission on state institutions, and that conditions weie j-puornlly bad nt the school. An official investigation tit which witnesses will bo examined will ba btarted Friday. Dr. Frank Smith, siipeiiuteii'lcint of the feeble-minded home, is also cited to appear before tho iiiveotigutiii" board. West will not atinouneo the charges against Smith, apart front the admission that tlty ceh'le lo "conduct." Smith wns appointed thruuah the efforts of State Treasurer Kay, who refused to endorse tho recommenda tion of thn legislature In have Smith's official acts investigated. SEVrHLY H ROBING DRASTIC IAW TO CONTROLALL BIG BUSINESS Brlstow Introduces Bill 'Prepared by Progressive Party Creates Sr.dus trial Commission of Seven With Full Power to Regulate Business. Squeezes Water Out of Stock and Abolishes Promoters Fee for Merg fng Properties. ; ' i , - WASHINGTON, Jan. C Tho first and most sweeping of the wjrles of bills prepared by tho national execu tive committee, o .the progressive party as embodying the doctrine of its faith. Is a trjeasurn introdnccd to day bjr Senator Brlstow for regula tion of "big business" by an Indus trial commission of seven members. This industrial commission would be empowered to deal drastically with large corporations doing any In-tcr-state busineWb as Is tho inter-stnte commerce commission with railroads and other transportation service. ItcKtilnte All Trunin It would have authority over all persons or corporations doing nn Inter-state or foreign business of S5, 000,000 annually to Investigate their financial condition, buslncsa opera tions and management, and requlro all to bring their capital stock and indebtedness down to not more than 10 per cent of the "fair and reason able vahia of property on hand.. im. Three years are allowed as the limit In which the water shall be squeezed out of American Industries. Promoters looting of Industry through promotion fees lu merging small corporations Is to bo abolished, according to the Ilrlstow bill, by a schedule of fees for this service, rang ing from one per cent on capitaliza tions of over $50,000,000 to five per cent on capitalizations below 5,000, 000. Other provisions In this bill were described today by Senator Brls tow as follews: Alt Trusts Uiii-ensonulile Section 15 declares that any con tract, combination In the form of a trust or otherwise, or a conspiracy In restraint of trade shall be pre sumed to bo unreasonable This U Intended to remedy as nearly aa pos sible the ovll which grows out of tho decisions or tho supreme court In the tobacco and Standard Oil cases, In which the word "reasonable" was legislated by tho court Into tho Sher man anti-trust law. New features lu this bill are pro posals that the government take over the operation of Industries whero tlm oecutlve heads are bolng prosecuted and the plun of having members of the commission removable by cou greM. PAUON MUST STANO TRIAL FOR WASHINGTON, Jan. . Declar ing that "corners" in eouimoditiert constitute a violation of thu Sherman anti-trust net, the supreme court of thu United Stales Unlay he!.1. Jiimes A. Patten, thu Chicago grain mid cotton speculator ami his associates for trial in the United States distriut court of Now York. It is chained that the Patten crowd "cornered" tho cotton market in 1010. Patten nnd others pleaded Hint cornering the market cannot bo con sidered a violation of the Sliernum net. In its decision today the su premo couvt denied this, fiaying: ''It bus been shown that there was a conspiracy to corner the mar ket, nnd this is n subject of inter state commerce. If a 'comer is ef fective there could be no Irudiiij, id tluit commodity, except iih the con spirator elected. The Sherman law does embrace Uio offense charged." C'liie)? Justice White and Justices Uuiton and Holmes dissented. CORNERING MARKET H i .