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COOK SAVED BY
Enthusiasm Dies as
HeTurns Back on
STORM PREVENTS TRAVEL
With Barely Enough Food to
Last Till Land Is Reached
March Is Stopped.
RATIONS ARE CUT DOWN
Diminished Strength Reduces
Each Day's Progress.
THOUGH ICE' BREAKING UP
Perils of Xorthward March Sur
passed on Return Driven Far
I'rtim Course by Ice-Drift,
Party Lives on Game.
CONQUEST OF THE POLE.
BY DR. FREDERICK A. COOK.
Twelfth and Last Installment.
' (Copyright 1119 by the New York Herald
Company. Registered In Canada tn accord
ance' with tha Copyright act. Copyright In
Mexico under the laws of the Republic of
Mexico. All rights reserved.)
During the. first hour of April 23 backs
were turned to the Pole and to the sun.
Our exploring ambition had been thor
oughly satisfied. There were few glances
The eagerness to solve the mystery had
served Its purpose, and the memory of
the adventure for a time remained as a
reminder of reckless daring. As we now
moved along the feeling of elation slowly
subsided with the realization of the pros
pective difficulties of the return. Though
the mercury .was still frozen and the
sun's perpetual flush was lost in a frigid
blue, the time was at hand in lower lati
tudes for the ice to break and drift south
ward. Expect to Find Ice Broken.
"With correct reasoning, all former ex
peditions had planned to return to land
and secure a line of retreat by May 1.
W could not hope to do so until early in
June. It seemed, therefore, probable
that the Ice along the outskirts of the
Polar Sea would be much disrupted, and
that open water, small ice, and rapid
drifts would seriously Interfere with our
return to a sure footing on the shores
of Nansen Sound.
AH of this and many other possibilities
were carefully considered before, but the
conquest of the Fole was not possible
without risks. We had started earlier
than all other Polar aspirants, and no
time had been lost en route. If misfor
tune came to us It could not be because
of wasted energies or unnecessary dealy.
In the laot days of the onward rush to
success there was neither time nor op
portunity to ponder over the bitters of
subsequent remorse, but now, facing
southern skies, under which was home
and all for which we lived, the back trail
seemed indescribably slow.
Battle With Famine and Frost.
In cold, sober thought, freed of the in
toxication of polar enthusiasm, the diffi
culties darkened In color. We now saw
that the crucial stage of the campaign
was not the taking of the Pole. The test
of our fitness as boreal conquerors was to
be measured by the outcome of a final
battle for life against famine and frost.
The first days, however, passeaSrapidly.
With fair weather and favorable ice, long
marches were made. We aimed to return
along the NVith meridian. There were
three important objects to be gained by
a route somewhat west of the northward
march. The increasing easterly drift
would thus be counterbalanced. We hoped
to, get near enough to the new lands to
explore a part of the coast, and a wider
belt would be swept out of the unknown
The pack drift proved quite active and
we were quickly carried eastward beyond
our daily drift allowances. On April SO
the pedometer registered 121 milee. and, by
our system of reckoning, which was
usually correct, we should have been at
latitude S7.59. longitude 100. The nautical
observations gave latitude SI. I, longitude
STT.42. We were therefore drifting east
ward with increasing speed, and to coun
terbalance this a still more westerly
course was set.
Enthusiasm Yields to Gloom.
At this time the never-changing same
ness of the dally routine was again felt.
The novelty of success and the passing of
the home run were no longer operative.
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GIRL LEADS POSSE
AFTER BAD. INDIAN
WOMAN' SHOWS WAY TO DES
PERATE PIUTE'S LAIR.
Reinforcements Rush to Scene and
Bloody Battle Is Expected Be
fore Willie Boy Dies.
SAN BERNARDINO, Cal.. Oct. 6. (Spe
cial.) Miss Clara B. True, agent of the
Banning Indian Reservation, the only
woman Indian agent in the country, took
charge of the posse searching the desert
for Willie Boy, the Piute youth who mur
dered his sweetheart's father more than
a week ago, kidnaped the girl, and later
killed her when they were hard pressed
and she fell exhausted upon desert sand.
Within an hour Miss True had led the
posse to Willie Boy's hiding place and
tonight he is surrounded in the hills nar
Twenty-nine Palms. ,
Willie Boy was trying to secure a team
from his relatives at Tenty-nlne Palms
when surprised by the posse. He seized
his rifle and escaped into the hills, leav
ing his canteen.
Sheriff Ralphs immediately threw a
strong guard around the Indian's hiding,
place, cutting off his escape. Miss True
left the posse and rushed to the nearest
camp and summoned cowboys and others
to reinforce the posse.
Word was telephoned to this city and
another heavily armed posse is rushing in
automobiles to the scene tonight, 70 miles
away. A desperate battle Is expected
when the posse closes in on the Indian
tomorrow, a he has about 30 cartridges
and Is a crack shot.
VACCINATION WINS OUT
Seattle School Board Is Sustained by
SEATTLE, Oct. .-(SpectaI.)-The fight
made by Dr.- J. E. Crichton and Dr.
Frank S. Bourns, Commissioner of
Health and Chief Medical Inspector, re
spectively, of Seattle, for compulsory vac
cination In the public schools has been
won, the Supreme Court having sus
tained the decision of the Superior Court
of King County on the appeal of Dr. J.
C. McFadden, who sought to have de
clared unconstitutional the compulsory
McFadden declined to have his son,
who was attending the Franklin school
here, vaccinated, and sought to compel
the board, to allow the boy to enter
school. He stated tonight that he had
not changed his views on the subject.
Members of the School Board stated
tonight that they would not compel
wholesale vaccination of children unless
tha necessity should arise.
CONBOY'.S VICTIM IS DEAD
San Francisco Policeman Now Ac
cused of Murdering Lagan.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6. Bernard
Logan, who was shot by Captain of
Police M. J. Conboy June 5, and has
since been under treatment in the hos
pital died today, and Captain Conboy
was taken into custody on a charge of
At the time of the shooting Conboy
was charged with assault and re
leased on tlBOO ball. According to
charges made at the time, Logan was
endeavoring to assist the officer to his
feet, and Conboy, whose mind was con
fused by drink, drew his revolver and
shot the-young; man through the abdo
FOR INTERNATIONAL UNION
Labor Organization of America and
Europe to Get Togetlfer.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6. "The visit of
President Samuel Gompers toEurope will
mean the early establishment of an inter
national federation of labor, the autono
my of the trade union movement of each
country being ordained and guaranteed."
said Frank Morrison, secretary of the
American Federation of Labor today.
"The general purpose of an Interna
tional federation of labor." continued Mr.
Morrison, "will be for the protection and
the advancement of the rights, interests
and Justice of the wage-workers of all
countries and the establishment of inter
national fraternity and solidarity. The
organization may not be consummated
this year, but It will not be long delayed."
ITALIANS CLAIM HUDSON
Say Giovanni de Verrazano First to
Reach New York Harbor.
NEW TORK. Oct. 6. Contending that
in the discovery of the Hudson River
there is "honor chough for two." thou
sands of Italians, smothered in flags,
bunting and uniforms, paraded down
Broadway to the Battery this afternoon
where they unveiled a statue of Giovanni
de Verrazano, whom historians describe
aa the first trans-Atlantic voyager to ar
rive In New. York Harbor.
With no Intention to belittle the
achievements of Henry Hudson. Italians
maintain that Verrazano discovered the
Hudson in 1524. or 85 years before the
time of the Moon's arrival.
DICKINSON WILL NOT QUIT
Secretary of War Denies Report That
He Will Resign.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 6.' Secretary
of War Dickinson today denied the re
port that he contemplated resigning from
the Cabinet because of Illness In his fam
ily and recent death of his daughter-ln-laW.
This report was published In New York
today under a Washington date. -
PORTLAND, OREGON, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7. 1900.
TAFT RESTING AT
Will See Big Trees and
Canyons Today. 1
DESCEND CLIFFS TO FLOOR
Expatiates on Virtues of Old
Game of Golf.
CAUSES MUCH PROFANITY
But Promotes Modesty and Content
ment President Enjoys Rest
ful Ride Through Cali
EL PORTAL. -Cal.. Oct. 6. President
Taft is safely tucked away tonight in
this remote little settlement at the
foot of the Sierras and near the gate
way of the Yosemlte Valley one of
the garden spots of the world. Clad fn
khaki riding breeches, soft shirt,
khaki coat, boots and cap, Mr. Taft
tomorrow morning wll lstart out of El
Portal on a three days' trip of sight
seeing:. By stage and on foot-he will
visit the giant sequoias in the Mariposa
big-tree grove, will follow the roads
and trails leading into the valley, and
will walk about the floor of that park
to admire its Imposing splendor.
Will See Big Trees Today.
The visit to the big trees, said to be
the oldest of living: things, comes first
in ur. Taft's itinerary. Leaving by
coach early tomorrow morning, he and
his party wil be driven to Wawona, at
the edge of the grove, where ,mon
arcbs of the forest grow to an alti
ture .of more than 300 feet and more
than !()0 feet in circumference at the
base. The President will be driven
through a tunnel cut through the base
of one of the old trees, which have
been standing from 3000 to 6000 years.
The forenoon of Friday will be given
over to the big trees, the President
spending- Thursday night at the hotel
in Wawona. On Friday afternoon he
will enter the park and, after a trip
through the upper levels, will begin a
descent to the floor, which is enclosed
by almost perpendicular cliffs of
stone more than 3000 feet high. When
the park officials heard that the Presi
dent was coming, they arranged to
have a troop of United States cavalry
act .as his escort for the day among the
big trees and the two days in the val
ley. The President was informed of
the plans at San Francisco, and he
asked - that the. escort- be . dispensed
with. He is anxious that the trip
through the park shall be devoid of
John Mulr Goes With Him.
The President was jjretty tired from hrs
strenuous day . in San Francisco. Oakr
land and . Berkeley . yesterday and re
tired early tonight In the little hotel here.
John Mulr, the noted naturpi'st and geol
ogist, who Is the recognized authority
on all matters of the Yosemlte, Joined the
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EDWARD TO AVERT
CRISIS ON BUDGET
INTERVENES FOR FIRST TIME
IX HOME AFFAIRS.
Bill May Be Modified to Save Lords'
Dignity, Then New Parlia
LONDON. Oct. 6. For the first time in
his reign, the King Is openly intervening
In domestic governmental affairs. His
activity is centered in an effort to pre
vent the crisis threatened by the Minis
try's financial proposals. In hie Interven
tion the King is assistedby unofficial
It is a delicate matter for the King to
intervene In domestic affairs. He has
precedents for this, however. Queen Vic
toria having intervened twice on the
Irish church bill in 1889 and on the re
form bill in 1885, when ehe successfully
acted as conciliator.
The House has accomplished its task,
so far as consideration of the budget is
concerned, the last clause passing in com
mittee tonight. The tight, so far as Par
liament is Involved, is adjourned until
November 19. when the measure comes
up for report. It is quite likely, how
ever, that the bill will be much modified
before it leaves the lower house, thus
enabling the Lords, without loss of pres
tige, to agree on the bill, on the under
standing that the Ministry will go be
fore the country In January.
HUNTER FALLS DOWN CLIFF
Terrible Death of Oregon Man In
Mountains of California.
REDDING, Cal... Oct. 6. Special.)
Particulars have Just been received
here of the singular death of C. H.
Ames Saturday night at Hawkins Bar.
60 miles down Trinity river from
Ames and Charles F. Bush were hunt
ing on a- mountain side, when darkness
overtook them. Descending a steep de
clivity, they concluded they had made
a mistake and would turn back. At
that moment Ames, who w-as holding
to Bush, lost his grip and fell over a
precipice 200 feet high.
Bush, 'not daring to move, built a fire
where he stood and remained until day
light, when he walked 10 miles to the
first settlement to get help to recover
the body of Ames. The precipice
down which the' man fell was almost
Ames was aged 42 and a recent ar
rival from Oregon, though no one
knows the name of the towa.
TW0HY WEDS DALLES GIRL
Spokane Contractor Marries Miss
THE DALLES. Or., Oct. 6. (Special.)
Miss Genevieve Fish, daughter of Judd
F. Fish., formerly of this city, and John
D. Twohy, of Spokane, were married at
11 A. 51. today at St. Peter's Catholic
Church by the' Rev.' Father Bronsgeest.
Miss Florence Hollister, of Portland,
was maid of honor, and the groom was
attended by his brother, James Twohy.
After the ceremony a reception was held
at the home of the bride's uncle and
aunt. Senator and Mrs. N. J. Sinnott. A
wedding breakfast followed.
This afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Twohy
departed for a wedding Journey to Cali
fornia, and on their return will make
their home In Spokane. The bride is a
native daughter of The Dalles and her
friends in this city are legion. The groom
Is a member of the railroad contracting
firm of Twohy Bros.
BIG BMI1 RACE
Mix Distances Rivals
for Bennett Cup.
LANDS IN TREE NEAR WARSAW
Soars Through Rain and Fog
Across Europe. .
ARRESTED BY RUSSIANS
Le - Blunc Second and Messner,
Swiss, in .Second Place Perilous .
Adventures of Du Bonnett.
Record Not Broken.
ZURICH, Switzerland, Oct 6. All
Zurich tonight toasted America and her
champion. Edward W. Mix, who, after
a remarkable and dramatic struggle
against wind and rain storms, has car
ried off first honors In the internation
al balloon race for the Gordon Bennett
cup by sailing from Zurich to the heart
of the forest north of Warsaw in Rus
sian Poland. ,
It is calculated that Mix covered a
distance of between 1045 kilometers
(648.94 miles) and 1120 kilometers
(69S.5J miles). . . Alfred . Le Blanc, the
French pilot. Is placed second, with a
distance of 834 kilometers (617.81
miles); Captain Messner, one of the
Swiss pilots, third, with 800 kilometers
496.S0 miles), and Captain Schaeck, an
other Swiss entry, fourth.
While there is disappointment be
cause of the failure of the Swiss
pilots to repeat last year's victory, the
general sentiment is one of satisfac
tion that America has taken the prize.
M. Gugelberg, vice-president of the
Swiss Aero Club, said Mix started in to
win at the outset and showed remark
iRianf rfosrenriert in the foothills of the
Carpathian Mountains, being forced to
abandon his.balloon on account or an ac
cident upon landing.
Mix Has Stormy Voyage.
Mix had 'continuous rain and foa
throughout his voyage and saw the sua
for the first time as he was landing on
Tuesday morning. In a personal dispatch
to the Associated Press from Ostrolenka,
"I landed In a large pine tree In the
forest of Gutova, west of Ostrolenka and
north of Warsaw, at 3 o'clock Tuesday
morning. ' I encountered a heavy rain.
Mv ballast was exhausted when I came
down. At .present I am In the hands of
the police, but all Is coing well.
"I had bad weather Sunday night. It
was cloudy and rain fell, and I used half
my ballast before morning. The weather
rfas so thick that it was impossible to
locate my position for one hour south of
Detained by Russian Police.
It is impossible to explain why Mix
should have been molested by the Russian
police, as in anticipation of a landing in
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AGAIN IN COURTS
MILLIONAIRE ACCUSES HIS EX-
WIFE OF TRYING EXTORTION.
Answers Suit for Annullment of Di
vorce Decree Granted Her In
1901 -Both Remarried.
CHICAGO, Oct. 6.-(Speclal.)-William
Guggenheim, of . New York, member of
the firm of multimillionaire smelters,
filed in the Circuit Court today an an
swer to the' suit brought by his former
wife to dissolve a decree of divorce
granted to her in 1901 on the ground that
fraud was perpetrated. Charges were
made In the answer that Mrs. Guggen
heim started the action to have the de
cree nullified because she had "failed to
extort large sums of money from him."
This accusation was denied by the wom
an. The attorneys acting for Mr. Gug
genheim declared that the court had no
right to consider a proposal to set aside
Suit was begun in Chicago to dissolve
the decree last June. Since the divorce
Guggenheim has remarried. His Tormer
wife has been remarried and divorced.
At the time she received her decree from
Guggenheim, former Mayor Edward F.
Dunne, who was then Circuit Court
Judge, granted her iloO.OOO alimony.
MEN HAVE NARROW ESCAPE
Auto Stops on Brink ol Draw When
Gate Is Left Open.
George Norton, of 472 Vancouver
avenue, and W. M. Tyler reported to
the police late last night that they
had narrowly escaped driving their
automobile through an open draw of
the Burnside bridge about 12:30 o'clock
last night. According to their story
the gate was not closed when the draw
was opened. Upon investigation the
police found Joe Acton, the bridge
tender, drunk and placed him under
Norton and Tyler said that they did
not notice the open draw until within
a few feet of the edge. They were go
ing east at the time and managed to
stop the machine Just In time to escape
plunging into the river. The men were
given a bad fright and at once made
a report to the police.
Acton, who formerly was a wrestler
of note, .was the object of a similar
complaint about six weeks ago. At
that time he was warned by Patrol
CRANE C0NFERS WITH TAFT
Talk on Oriental Situation Precedes
Return to Capital.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6. Charles
R.v Crane, Minister to China, who was
recalled to Washington Monday by a
telegram from the Secretary of State,
which he received on the eve of his
departure for the Orient, started for the
Capital on the Overland Limited to
day. He was summoned by President Taft
early this morning before the Presi
dent's departure for Tosemite Valley.
They breakfasted together, but Mr.
Crane would give no hint of the sub
ject of their conversation, though it is
believed that Important matters rela
lve to the Far Eastern situation were
Mr. Crane said he expected to sail for
China October 20.
RAISE TROLLEY-CAR FARE
Street Railway Men Sny Increased
. Expenses Create Necessity.
DEXVEii, Oct. 6. Advocates of in
creased fares held the attention of
delegates to the American Street and
Interurban Railway Association con
vention today and found enthusiastic
support. Increases of from 6 to 8
per cent "were advocated, but the
association decided to take no action.
Necessity for early action of this
character, speakers declared, Is found
in the increased cost of equipment and
maintenance, need for maintaining
present wage scales and that reason
able profits to stockholders would be
curtailed by Increasing expenses.
President James F. Shaw's strong ad
vocacy of an 'anti-corporation tax"
campaign has created a powerful sen
timent for his re-election. His most
prominent opponent is Arthur W.
Brady, of Indiana.
DIES ON ENDING ORATION
Memlnger, of Christian Missionary
Alliance, Victim of Heart Failure.
NEW YORK. Oct. 6. Wilbur F. Mem
lnger, field sup?rlntendent of the Chris
tian Missionary Alliance, died unex
pectedly of heart failure tonight just as
he finished speaking at an outdoor meet
ing of the alliance.
Mr. Memlnger came here recently from
Mr. Memlnger is an agent of the Al
liance In New York and made only a
brief stay in Portland.
SUNDAY BALL LAW HOLDS
Indianapolis Manager Found Guilty
for Playing on Sabbath.
INDIANAPOLIS. Oct. 6. The Jury in
the case of Charles Carr, manager of
the Indianapolis Baseball Club, charged
with having played professional base
ball on Sunday, returned a verdict of
The proceeding was brought to test
the constitutionality of a Sunday base
JL J. M. -K JL-i A '
HEARST TO MAKE
RACE FOR MAYOR
Namedby Friends De
BACKED BY ONE OLD ENEMY
William M. Ivins Thinks Editor
SILENT ALLIANCE CHARGED
Independent's Platform U Dcclnro
All Other Parties in Collusion
With Tammany Jerome
May Abandon Fight. ,
NEW YORK, Oct. 6.J-William Randolph
Hearst, once defeated for Mayor of this
city by George B. McClellan. and later
defeated hy Charles E. Hughes for Gov
ernor of the state, was nominated for
Mayor tonight at a mass meeting of 4000
of his admirers at Cooper Union. This
action was taken despite his authoritative
statement last evening that he would not
be a candidate. Resolutions were adopt
ed, directing that a committee of five be
appointed to take steps for the naming
of an entire city, county and borough
ticket, which will be placed In nomina
tion by petition.
Hearst's Wish Disregarded.
Tonight's meeting was called, accord
ing to Its leaders, with a view to show
ing Mr. Hearst that opinion among his
followers was so strongly In favor of hiB
running again, as to override even his
positive declaration. Tho demonstra
tion that followed his nomination lasted
20 minutes before the chairman's call for
order could be heard.
The platform, as indicated hy the
speakers, will express distrust of the In
tentions of both the Republican and Dem
ocratic parties, which have already nom
inated full local tickets, declaring that a
silent alliance exists between Tammany
and the local Republican machine, which
would make good government under
either an Impossibility.
It will declare in strong terms for mu
nicipal" ownership of subways, economic
administration and adequate school and
transit facilities. The prlncliml address
was made by William M. Ivins, whojvas
the Republican candidate for Mayor
against Hearst and McClellan four years
I coma here as a Republican and for-
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INDEX OF TODAY'S NEWS
TESTERDW'S Maximum temperature. 61.8
degrees; minimum, 52.1 degrees.
TODAY'S Fair, with slightly htsher tem
perature, during tho afternoon; westerly
winds. XurtJj ro(e pj-nvery.
Cook completes story, telling of perils and
hardships of return journey. Page 1.
Cook will submit evidence simultaneously to
Danes and American.. l'u V
Mix. American, easily wins race In Europe
for Bennett balloon cup. I aire i.
Gorman society formed to senti Zeppelin
aTrshIp to explore North Pole. r.m
Von Punt probable winner of Lahrn cup la
American balloon race. Page 1.
Balloon New York , breaks record for high
ascent. rage 5.
Taft arrives at Yosemlte Tark and makes
tpecch on golf. Pgo 1.
Hearst nominated for mayor of New Yjvrk
" bv ma T meeting and indorsed by Ivins.
"his former opponent. Page 1. 4
King Edward Intervenes for first time In
reign to settle budget controversy.
French General says France must call on
Spanish aggression In Morocco, rage 4.
Lowell lns-nlled as president ,of Harvard
and declare, policy. Page ...
Guggenheim answers wife's suit to annual
Ulvcrce. Page 1.
Ulvsses Grant sues for 140.000 bonds taken
from Omaha bank secretly. I age -.
Willie Boy discovered and battle expected.
Indfa'n "in Woodland. Cal.. "'"s' "lur,',er
of girl and may be lynched. Pnge 2.
Coast League scores: Portland 3. Sacra
mento 1'; Los Angeles U. San Francisco
2 Oakland U. Vernon 0. Page
American women likely to win world s golt
championship- Page 10.
Spokane now has chance to, show unselfish
motive in rate fight, rage 4.
Meyers "till a,t large; chase Is abandoned.
Colonel Hoyt resigns as Civil Governor of
Moros. Page 7.
Judge Knowles upsets La Grande liquor law.
Trackwalker on North Bank Is. not seen
since wreck. Page 0.
State is robbed hy Interior Department of
lands In Indian reserve. Page rt.
District fair opens at Ashland. Page 6.
Commercial and Marine.
California apples supplying Northern mar
kets. Page 17.
Strong cash demand for wheat in East.
Steelprices break and entire stock list
suffers. PJge 17.
Low rate;; bv water to T o? Angeles attract
rush of passengers, page lii.
Portland and Vicinity.
German speaking iocieties will hold big
celebration tonight. Page 11.
Local Hibernians preparing to receive Na
tional convention next July. Page 4.
First land fraud case In year will be tried
next month. Page 11.
W. H vyehrung . explains audtt system of
Oregon Con:miion at Seattle, page 7.
Estimates o, city expenses are submitted
to Mayor. Page lti.
Portland horse snow wll! open this after
noon. Pace in.
Phil Patterson breaks swimming record at
Multnomah Club. Page 18.
Mrs. Lola G. Baldwin and divorced wife of
C. C. Vaughn receive poisoned tea in
mails. I'age 16.