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Medford Mail Tribune SECOND EDITION WEATHER Unlit tonight niul .Saturday Mn. til) lln. ;l. Inrtyllilri1 Tinr. l,tltv Klulith Your M13DJ?OUD. Olii'XION, FKH)AVt DKClimmi If), VJV.). NO. '2'M """J flUrnvfitqf ' """-"'i Afreet F 1 VIE ON E .nnp of Ot rfjoii nml Hitchcock of Nebraska Vole Willi Republicans Aualnst ExcmptlniJ Central Reserve float it Employes Fioni Civil Service Crawforjl ami Cummins Amendments llejrclcil Chanucs Placate Most of the Members. WArtlllN'tlTON, l)tr. IP.--Hoiinlu lender wore hopeful at noon lottity ttuit it fliinl on would tin reached on I tie eiirtnury hill this iiftcriHHili. Umllrnl cliiuiKtm, I liny polliti-il out, lintn placated tntiAt of the oiiiolii'iitii of I lio iiieiituiro, nnpeclnlly I hit changes permitting re-dlscount of nix inniilhi lariiiiirn' paper ami Ihn liicrnnno of lh oxtd rwtir to forty per rnt Alter Ihn hill pnmie hotll bonnes ronnroM will iiiljiiuni to cither J mi nnr IX or miliary ll. KoimtorK Ijiiiii of Uncoil nml Hitchcock of NVbiMkH. IhiUi democrats, supported tlm nMitilrwii In their flKlit iiKnlmt lh auifiiilmi'iit exempting employes ot the rimtriil return hoard fiom hll Hi'iMco examinations ami per uillllUK tlm hoard to fix tlintii. Hoiiatur Crawford's amendment to Imwi tliH hill lordhld lulcrtockliiK illrwtorntm nml proposing that no director should ho n director In mr thnn one member-bank win de feMtod. An nmendmcut offered hy Muulor Cummins to protect burrow ol ho might he blacklisted h)' mom hirhlllll. ll'-u WBH rejected L CITIES OF COAST HAN FRNl'IHCO. I Hi' I "J HoV oral Pacific coast tit Ion took stops to In) to meet IIih umiiiiplojuiiiut nil' iintloii. Tim KoviimnrN of tlm three coiut states worn considering dm problem. In Han PmurUrn It was oHtlmnlcd Hint SD.noi) worn workloHS. Tlmlr niiiiilnir was Increasing. A mum montlng wns scheduled fur Sunday to consider relief measures. Tim I. oh Angeles lutluintn of mi" employed mum 30,000, Incliidlni; 1 0, (Mill women. Tim Associated ('hnrltlos, penniless, appealed for (iindii, Tim city appropriated $1500 monthly for threo inontliM for relluf A mooting was Hot for tonlKhl to discuss furthur inenHiircH, Portland, with 0000 to 7000 iinetu. ployed, had begun oxtuiislvn repair. on Km water system and was plan ning Mtiuut repairs to kIvo at least pnrt-thnu worlc at $3 dally to tlm Idle. Rcnllzlng that tlm comparatively few "mooehors" and "yeggs" among work-sookora bring thorn all Into dis favor, members of Seattle's rolony of workloss Itinerant tollers railed n meetliiK orgiiulzo a police force and perhapii an entire municipal gov ernment of their own to Keep (ho tin desirable eloniont In order. Tlm He attle park hoard wiih planning o Klvo work to au many an poHslblo. SEAMEN'S BILL VOTED WASHINGTON, Dee. ll).Tho Iioiihii murine eouiiiiitleo engaged in considering io hu Follotto soiuneu's hill ngieod tontulivoly loilny In modify the iiiciihui'd to the extent of permit tin; ship owners who operate only on rivers, buys nml sounds to employ eiowri fniuitiur only with Kimli navigation nml not necessarily experienced in ocean Hulling, I'attiel; Fljiin of Sun Francisco, addressing the committee, ileelureil il impossible for kIowiiiiIh nml 1'iro men to el drill onou;h to enahla them to hnuilln IH'i'IioiiIh relinhly, on iiccount ol! thu iiiuubiit'o ol' their own work. NOT HAN TENSOFTHOUSANDS UNEMP YED CIKI. WHO WAS MAYOK , ui u'iy i uk em: oay - MISS BE!SSItl MAV TOWN5E.MD rttoro Pf HAnt-r.K. stum Atlniilh' City. N .1 . hud n Mtinrra. Kho wiih MIm tile May TowiiHeiiil, the City Controller. Tin? Mnor, to gether with the (.MnniUl'ncri, went to Phlliutclptilfi In the hum nine to take up the iiieKtiii of a new terminal the hetidt of the IVniu.vhdlila Itallrofld - III her ofll l.il iMuii It) of Centre let Mlw 'inii-iid. whti ii iwieut) weii y.t i'il .it.il .i lilimd, h tin- ne.vl i i'i. -t -':i uit ifiir the CoiiiiiiIoIoii ci M I iin'M Mit ;piiiri..il tniin the yu.iu. . I ,i .......-.. 'i, h ' ' I IN PITCHED BATTLE SEATTLE STREETS SKATThK, Wii-Ii.. Dee 1!. Shil.intr eiiuiteiH elimlieil Willi non union driver of the Seattle DruyuKi' e; Stonitfe company hero thin nioin inj in tho wiirelmuxii neeliou of the city nml in u pili'hcil Imttlu in which u fusillade of hIioIh were fired ami tho air filled with flying Inieks nml roekn, one ulriker wiih Hlmt Ihroueli tlm lc, uimther niaed on the neck hy it flyiK hullel mnl it third hind through the sleeve of low emit. Tho xttiko hituulion, which xtarled four mouths uo when teatnters de tnamlcil reeoKiiitiou from team own ers ami IriiiiHfpnnen, wan intetihifieil tmlay wlicn men fiom the Aycrs TrmiHlVr eoinpany joined the idle croup on the htreels, Slornuo men decline that fifteen strikers htopped Hen Anj-lo, truck timer for the Sc uttle SloraKo eoinpany, and assault cd him with n volley of rockw. II wan anosteil as respoiihililo for the revolver volley which injured two men and narrowly missed the third. (row im of uxeilcd men were kepi tnexini: hy patrol of police. Tho Mtunliou is Hcrinus, mid IraiwlViiiii'ii declare they will Maud for no fur (her alniRe. Chief of Tolice llanuiek has order cd u careful iunWl of the strike (lis triet and every palrohnau Koini out on the moruiui' t-hift wiih itistrueled to hrint,' in men front Imth sides wherever trouhlo htnttcd, E FENCE ALONG BORDER WASIIINflTO.V, Dee. 10.To pro tect hit) cDUHtltuuiitH from tho on croachiuent of Mexican rohola and fodoralrt allko, Senator Aahurut of ArUoiut Introduced it hill In tho uou- ato today providing for tho conutruc Hon of a hitrhod who foaoo on tho Mexican frontier, extoudliit; from tho Pacific Ocean to tho Hlo (Iran do. Au appropriation or ?ari0,000 wan nuked, Tho hill provldea that tlm feiii'o iniiHt ho liullt ot five Btrandu of lti-(iiiiii;o who, and inuut ttut cobt moro Hum S1G0 pur mllo, STRIKERS RAILROADS SHOW 10PERCENTGAIN PAST YEAR Gross and Net Earnlnijs ncporlcd by Interstate Commerce Commission as Increased SubstantiallyRail roads Blamed (or Death Harvest. If Same Attention to Detail Was Shown In Operation as In Checking Pennies, Fewer Accidents. VASIIIN(1T(IN, Dee. HI.- Hail roads pay too much iiltetiiion to the i-it-li ici-ter and too little In huinuti Hiifety. This wax the eoncliciou ilinwii (oiliiy hv the iiiierstaln coin merce coiiiiiii-hion in its iinuuiil re port to I'ontirefis, The annual htntcinento of all mil wiivm linvini; revenues in exec of 1111,(100,(11111 for tin year Midini: Juno .'1(1, 11)111, fhow a khIii of in tier cent In piohs mnl net iueoiiie, an iiicnviKC In operatini; iueonie from V-M'-l,-:i80.7IH in 11)11! to i'l!Bl,lll.!M;i in 11IKI, ami mi increace in net opcrat iuc rcM'iiucM of from .i-7."i0.8(ir.0 17 in HH'J to .fi'J.S,:iHn.'JI7 in lOIZI. The inercat-e In unallcr roads is at the Hiiinc ratio. The Rain has not heen made at the expense of repairs mid equipment. Itnllronilt lllnmeil I.nyini; upon Imuiau fallihilitv and ncclif-cnce the hlaine fur much of tho railroads' death harxoM, the I. ('. ('., noverlhelenn, took severclv to tank railroad manager-', and under lines charged with train operation. Nearly 71 tier cent of the total Wrecks investigated hy the enmtuiH kIoii were cliarcd diiectlv to em ployes' mistaken. The auditinir and elicckitn- system used for ilelccliut; the dishmiestv of employe are innrvcls of inuenuilv and careful attention to de'ail. hut means of dctcruiiuiiiir whether trains are operated in accordance with re ipiirciuenls of safety and in conform ity with the rules nre almost entirely lacking. The repot I jnMtitc.1 out that mil roads seek to ccoimmir.o hv careful iii-peel ion, on oil, fuel, supplies mid niihrakes for economy, hut uei;lcet other 'oinidinilioim which would actually result in tircaler savings not oulv in finances, hut in human life. The eouimissiouers recommended staudardi.ation of operatini; rules hv federal legislation (o hring ahotit safer rnilmadini. Ciuio of Disasters riapcint hy inexperienced disohcdicneo of signals and men, over- spcediut; were urued as other main causes of necidents. Tho eonmiis tonmlie train control systems, when sion reported in favor of use of mi loumtio train control syslcini, when found pet feet, and for wider use of si col cars, found in the past year to ho ureal cnfci'iMriW ni;ninst a heavy loss of life. Vigorous enforcement of llio Klk ins and Hcphurn acts has led to a decided deiirensp in violations, the report continued, although much evasion hy shippers was noled nloni; with failuro of- railroads to collect proper demtirrngo charges in order to got around these laws. In commenting on its fourth sec tion cases, tho commission held that (Continued on pass 3.) IE MADE HIS LIFE ' CONTINUAL LOOP-IE-DEE hOS ANCJKI.KS, Cnl Hoc. 10. hlfo was Just ouu continual whoop-to-doo to (loot'Ko C. l'coklmm, n wealthy real catnto dealer, nccordlui' to tho complaint In his suit for divorce which la on trial hero today. Mr 8. l'oolthnin ho chnrgos Drank a ipiart ot whlakoy In ono day. 'dot tho coolc drunk. Had a liquor hill tvvlco aa hlg aa hor Ki'cory hill. Welcomed him with a loft to tho iioso whon ho roturuod trout tr long eastern trip. Attached his hank account. Drovo his clloutH out ot his office. Called him u dirty don and thrcat ouoil to kill him, DENVER SUFFERS SECOND BUZZARD E Mantle of Deep Snow Envelopes City Streets Dccome Nearly Impass able and Tics Up Traction Lines Poor Suffer Intensely. Storm General Tlircurjhout Rocky Mountain States Thousands of Head of Cattle Dying. DI'NVI'lt, Colo., Dec, 19 - Den ver' second lmavy know storm Inside of a tortulitlil hoKiin nt I a. in. today At noon hotwuen threo and four Inches had fallen. "Weather KorefH tor llrnmluiiliurK pn'illcted that tho storm would eontluuo all of today and tonlKht. Me. did not hullcvo It would ho us Buvero, however, ns the last one. This did not mean that tho situa tion would ho less serious than be fore. It threatened, hi fact, to be worse Tho frcsljly fallen snow, banked on wlint was left from tho previous storm, soon made many streets nearly Impassable. Though tho street car eoinpany had twenty stiowplows nt work, fully half Its )". lorn was tied up nttioon and It was expected that by night not a wheel would ho turning. Tho sidewalks wcro hopeless. Pedestrians took tho middle of tho streets, following tho cartracks wherever they could. Among tho poor there was Intonso suffering. Delivery of coal has hcon crippled since tho last btorin, and to day's full Increased thu difficulties. A serious fuel fnmlno threatened. Uy midday two-thlrJ of the grade schools and ono high kchool had been forced to close. There was no coal to heat them. Tho storm was genernl throughout Colorado, Kastern Wyoming, North ern Now .Mexico and extended as far east as Iowa anil Missouri. Tho temperature alio dropped sharply. Tho recent blhtard covered tho Colorado cattle, feeding grounds and It was feared the present cold would kill thousands of houd of poorly nourished cattle. Though the railroads wore still up. proxlmatlng their regular schedule, dispatches reported conditions grow ing worse hotily. S.O.S. CALLS FOR VKHA CUl'Z. Dec ID. Admiral Fletcher and Crnddock, American mid Knglish imuil commanders nt Tumpieo, sent "hurrv-up calls" today for tho United States mid Hritish cruisers Chester and Suffolk to leave hero for Tnmpico. Tho summonses wore interpreted ns meniiiii) that tho rebels wetc again active in tho vicinity. Uneiisiuess concerning tho safety of foreigners nt the port was believed to account for the mlmtraU' anxiety ,for speed. 10 SECURE DIVORCE CUICAOO, Dec. 11). Mine. Kincs tino Schuiuaun-lleiuk, the operatio singer, would neither confirm nor deny horo today a icport that sho in tended seeking a divorce fiom her husband, Villium Hnpp, Jr. "I nm going downtown this after noon to seo somo friends," slio said, "and haven't time now to talk about anything. However, 1 may have something to say tonight." Hnpp could not ho located. BINNARD APPOINTED TO MONTANA LAND OFFICE WASHINGTON, Dec. 10. - Joseph llinnnrd'Was nppointed today regis tor of tho laud office ill Helena, Mont. NA ORTNGHT WARSHIPS FROM TAW1P1C0 AGAIN IIEBEIj COMMANDER WHO NOW, -- CONTROLS NORTHERN MEXICO. ft 'Mi'-:' isAssssk Jt - asssssssLm ' I Omar shihs '.XJt'i t.' M 23f "UT'' W -v f kijr' MM is m- mw y-'te -W mil iJ? &xPi G enteral Franc jsco Villa WiLSONJEKING BOURNE OPPOSES MEMBERS FEDERAL ' PUBLIC TELEPHONES BANKING BOARD WASHINGTON, Dec 10. "Want ed A few of the hiiiKC-.t buine-s men in tho country for umu-Mzed jobs. Politics imiiinlcrinl. Address Woodrow Wilson, white hm;e." Figuratively, Iho iiresidcnt hung out this sign this iiioriiinir. The jli- to ho filled are the ones on the fed eral bind; board, to be created hy the currency bill. Koalmng that the board will dominnte the country's currency system and that its person nel will be of tho moot vitul iuisir tnnce, the cabinet members discused t at their meeting today. It was decided that the president would do well to take most, nt any rate, of the sdxty days the law will allow him to make his selections. OF RELItF COMMITTEE DHNVKIt, Colo., Dec. 19 Mayor Perkins this afternoon appointed John llrlsheu Walker chairman of a giant commltteo of &C00, citizens delegated to rollovo tho distress of families hero which find themselves without fuel and In many cases al most without food, as n result of ftio storm raging in Deliver. Tho city was divided Into 100 sections. In each ot which a substitute commltteo was to do work. Conditions wero worso this after noon on tho western tlopo ot the Itocktea. Tho wind was rising and tho suow beginning to drift. It was growing colder. WASHINGTON, Dec. 19. A bill providing Imprisonment ot ten years nt hard labor and n flno of S5000 for iitiyono circulating fnlso state ments elthor verbal or written, re garding tho financial condition, of business Interest, was Introduced 1 1 tho houso today by Congressman Church ot California. WILDER QUITS POST AS SHANGHAI CONSUL SAN FRANCISCO, Cul., Dee. 10. Confirmation of reports that Unit ed States Consul Amos 1'. Wilder wn-. only awaiting his sueci'fsoi'b nrriwil at Shanghai to givo up his post and return home, was received hoto today in tho form of a cable from Wilder himself to his wife in Herkeley. Tho coiiMil'ti health has broken under tho Chinese ulitunto. am SAYS ITS ALL ROT WASHINGTON, Dec 19 IJIttor criticism for government ownership of telegraph and telephono lines was .voiced horo today by former United States Senator Jonathan Iloiirne. Junior, of Oregon. ' This talk of government owner ship," Bald Uourne, "la all rot. It would result In boaiircaucratlc pa ternalism and governmental dissolu tion within a century. Under tha proposed plan the government would employ more than 3.000,000 persons a sufficient number to control tho govornment under present political machinery. E TO BE ON VISIT TO GROOM SAN FltANCISCO, Cal., Dec. 19. II. A. GIngher, au elevator construc tor was hold by tho police hero to day, pending a report from tho city chemist on a post mortem examina tion of tho contents ot tho stomach ot Miss, llattlo Katz 21 years ot ago, who died suddenly In Glngher's apartments yesterday. Dr. Stafford stated this afternoon that no evldeuco ot poison had been found so far, but ho would not say that tho young woman died from natural causes. Glauber asserted that tho. young woman ho whom ho was to bo mar ried on Christmas Day, was taken suddenly III with cramps whllo In his room and died within a tow hours. TO , FAST IIAMI'TON. h. I., Dee. Id. -With its crew of eight men Inched in tho rigging mnl in momentary dun gor of death, tho schooner John Woley wns breaking up this nfter noon on tho rocks off Gardner's Inl and, ut thu entrunco to hong ItJnnd sound. The rcvenuo cutter Ilaca was hurrying to tho rescue. T TO STllASSlU'Ita. Doc. 10- Llouten nut Huron vou Korstnor of tho garri son at Xabcrn, whoso Insulting re marks concerning cltUeus ot Alsace, started a series of riots, was sen t eneeil today to forty-three days Im prisonment for sabering a lamo shoo maker durlau 0110 ot tho disturbances. VILLA STARTS REBEL ADVANCE ON MEXICO CITY ; Run in Progress on Bank of London and Mexico, Largest Financial In stitution In Capital Money Con ditior.s 'Worse Than at Any Time. Zapata and Men Camped In Suburbs Huerta Expected to Be Finhtlhrj for Life Soon. MEXICO CITY, Dee. IP. A de termined run wn in progress, today on the Ilnnk of Loudon nnd Mexico, the liirget local financial inititutioti. Money conditions wero worse thnn nt any time in Mexico's recent his tory. - Tho biggest banks' official report on file vtiih the' government, show holding 10 to ll per cent lower ttn,n the legal requirements. ' WASHINGTON, Dec. 10. That General Villa hnd started the rebel ndvnnce on Mexico City was stated in dispatches received hero today from Chihuahua City. It wns said he intended to abandon neither Chi huahua City nor Juarez, but wilt have sufficient gnrrion to protect both places. Oonernl Znpatn nml his men wcro encamped in the capital's suburb'-! President Huertn wns expected tu be fighting for his life soon. Anticipating such n development, tho Washington administration wis very uneasy concerning foreigners safely in nnd nerir Mexico City. With n run in progress on the Ilmifc of linden nml Mexicli! .financial con ditions wero dcsiwrnle. ' Tho money depression wns costing Iluertn tho secession of valuable sup porter?. Even the army's loynltv'lo him wns doubted. The American nml nrili-di cruisers Chester nnd Suffolk were summoned in haste to leave Vera Cruz for tnm pico, where it was believed the reb els wero ngnin active. Though a Mexienn federal soldier was killed by American regulars 011 1'iiiled Stales voil near Ojiimga oyi terday, it wn-. not believed eonipliea Itoiw would result. The American ship Solace wns or dered front Brooklyn to Vera Cruz. TO INSTEAD OF STEEL PORTLAND. Ore., Dec. 19. Tho West Coast Lumber Manufacturers' association tudti) adopted a resolution urging tho Union Pacific railway company to ro-constdor Its action In advertising for bids for tho construc tion ot $5000 steel freight cars b cause ot the belief that It will provo a serious blow to tho lumbor Indus try, especially Bhould cars ot steel construction be universally adopted. Whllo tho resolution does not di rectly say so, tho Intimation is np parent that It tho Union Pacific in sists on substituting stool for wood tu tho manufacture of freight caru tho lumber manufacturers will re taliate by shipping ovor competing lluos Into Unloit Pacific torrltory. PORTLAND, Oro., Dee. 19. Ono thousand men, not othorwlso pro vlded with yulotlde cheer, will bo tho guosts of tho O, W. R. & Js com pany to a dinner to bo served 011 Jbo btoainor assulo hero Christmas. Day. Invitations to tho dluuer.woro Issued today through tho 'Portland Com mons, tho Salvation Army nnd other charitable organizations, Tho best cooks hi tho railroad company'' wr vlco will prepare tho viands," 'ml mule will bo provided to whet thu appetites ot tho tsuests. ASK RAILROAD USE WODEN GARS , t '