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TORTLAXD, OKEUOX, TUESDAY, 31 ASCII 19, 1912-
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
3 SLAIN AS LAW
MOTHER LOVE IS
IDEA IS APPROVED
ronTi.,xi womkn condone
METHODS IX KNGLAXD.
SHOWN IN COURT
BJG LUMBER MILLS
TO REMAIN CLOSED
W1HS OVER FELONS
Fierce Battle Is End of
FAVORED BY TAFT
PORTLAND WOMAN" GREETS HER
WOMAN" REFUSES TO TESTIFY
AGAIXST HER SON".
MOTHER, AGED INMATE.
FRIENDSHIP IS CEMENTED
Excursionists Arc Feted From
Moment of Arrival.
CITY'S STREETS PARADED
Party of "Mtc Wlre" from Inland
Kmptro ToJn. tirerl Portland
as Cnmmrrrll Center of
runoMnwK or m wio-wami-
l.TON f.f WMON AT WWT.
LtMl I MIX KTWK
A. M I'srtjr f"r
y.tr4a on j'Ij1 lrlo from Thlnl
ml TjmhUI s-r-cta.
1,-. a. Al. Itcreption of Ilho
Wsshiiisfn dt-tion by members
of l.i'rork Kchn nd Factor
rth...t Uvrstots, ASMclatl.'ll
act )Urf band.
A. M. Sal., of priswlnelns: fat
,lk l-ll In Hit parlllnn until
IS men l.tinrh at Tranalt IlntrL
1 p m --V..U t various exhibits
In the livestncs, slio".
2 Z P. M. l.lvelock re
inmxl and continue throuhoat f
trrooon. Relations between Portland and the
ereat Inland Kmplre of Central Idaho
and Eastern Washington, which haTe
been fast and seure. commercially as
well a socially, were linked mora
firmly than ever and cemented by bonds
of perfect understanding yesterday by
a Joyous and enthusiastic party of In
land Kmplre residents, who came to
loan on a special train, primarily to
attend t'le livestock snow, but who
were taken In custody by the entire
popu lace and made to realise that they
are the city's welcome iruests.
The people of Portland, as repre
sented by the Commercial Club and tha
livestock Interests. expressed them
selves freely on tfie prldo and the
honor thai they feel In the Tlslt of the
greatest party that haa ever coma to
the dry on a single special train.
Hmmm af Pleaaare Provided.
An Informal reception yesterday
morning, a luncheon at the Commercial
Club at noon, an automobile tour of
the city In the afternoon, a banquet
last nisht. with Intermittent visits to
the stock show, were some of the fea
turea of entertainment the Portland
committee provided. More la In store
There are IJI men. women and chil
dren In the crowd and they broke' all
record for number and the slsr of the
train that brought them here. The,
excursion a as handled over the North
ern Pacific and North Bank roads and
arrive 1 here at 1 .30 in the mornlnc.
belnr met at ttia'North Bank depot by
a dels-cation of 5 business men. head
ed by ". C. Chapman and Tom Richard
son, of the Commercial Club, and offi
cials of the livestock exposition now
n prores here. A. the train passed
through the northeastern part of the
city many of the passengers left It
and made their way direct to the show
grounds. Those that did missed a
large portion of fun that was provided
for the other members of tha party yes
1 Ulfor re Mrlntawa,
Waiting automobiles took the entire
delegation to the Multnomah Hotel,
where headquarter will be maintained
aliile the visitors remain In Portland.
Breakfast, vu served .there, soon after
which the party was given an Infor
mal reception at the Commercial Club.
Thero they met many Portland busi
ness men. who expressed warm words
of greeting and who declared them
selves glad of tha opportunity of wel
coming tha representatives of the In
Included In the crowd are many cat
tleman and ranch owners from- tha
ptatns. many of whom heretofore have
visited Portland only at Infrequent In
tervals. Bankers, merchants, millown
ers. real estate men and people of all
classes are with them. They are seek
ing a closer relationship with Portland,
they say. and the people of Portland
declare that they are eager for them
t have It.
"In Portland we recognise the com
mercial center of the Northwest." Is
the announcement borne In official
greeting extended by the excursionists
to the people of Portland.
"In the territory embraced by the
Idaho- Washington Development League
Portland recognizes one of the pillars
of Its past, present and future pros
perity." said Tom Richardson at the
Commercial Club luncheon yesterday
afternoon. "1 believe that this is the
hvest bunch that ever has come Into
Pnttlard in a single party."
i'aradr Attracts latereat.
From the time the train arrived
until late lavt nlcht. the Inland
Umpire party proclaimed Its orig
inality. Its generosity and its pros
perity oy many dclichtfnl and attractive
methods. The parade throueh the prin
tCoDcludrd CO l ass 1
Mrs. Hidden and Mrs. KlirpoM, Suf-
Irao U'orkrrn. Say Conditions
Warrant Extreme Arts.
What about the Boston tea party?"
la the way Portland women who favor
woman suffrage answer allusions to tho
window-smashing crusade of the Eng
lish suffragettes. Mrs. M. U T. Hidden,
president of the Women's Political
Kuuatltv league, said at a meeting- In
the Olds. Wortman & King auditorium
yesterday tha,t she "might carry a lit
tle stone- In her pocket, too. If she
lived In England, and confronted
with tha provocation Klgllsh women
have- been obliged to endure.
Mrs. Albert Ehrgott. wife of the pas-
t ik. v-. siitn Baotlst Church.
whose resignation has been requested,
said "every newspaper In England l
against suffrage." and that "backed by
the money power they said. 'We will
crush the Idea by contemptuous si
lence" She said the women resorted
to window smashing- In desperation to
get Into the press. Another declara
tion she made was that "the reports
you read are greatly exaggerated."
Stilt another suffragist would recall
the judges of the Supreme Court, be
cause, she said, tiiey did not construe
tha fnlted States- Constitution In fa
vor of suffrage.
Mrs. III. I. Ion. In a paper, said "the
church Ignores twot-thirds "of her
strength and thus permits tha exten
sion of the liquor traftice."
LINE TO SEA IS PLANNED
Rumor Sa Road Will Bo Started
liOLP HILL. Or.. March 1$. (Spe
cial.) Krom Medford to crescent City
via Jacksonville, up Willow Creek and
across Blackwcll Hills to Kane's Creek,
at a point two and a half miles south
of Gold Hill, on to the great Blue
Ledge copper mine and through heavy
timber all the way from Kane's Creek
to the sea. Is the route of a proposed
railroad, surveys for which are re
ported to have been made and rumors
of which are rife today.
It Is understood that the line as pro
posed touches no town In the Ilogue
Klver Valley except Medford and Jack
sonville, between which points the
present Barnum line will b used.
COTTON MILLS GRANT RISE
Rhode1 Ilnnd Manufacturer?. In
crease Wanes of 25,000 Workers.
PROVIDENCE. R. L. March 18. An
Increase In wages was announced by
the large , cotton manufacturing com
panies of Rhode Island today. The
millmen would not say, however, what
the amount of the Increase, which will
go Into effect March IS. will be. The
mills employ about 15.000 operatives.
BOSTON. March IS. The upward
wage movement In the cotton mills of
New England became general today
by the action of the Rhode Island man
ufacturers posting; notices announcing
an advance on March 25. The Increase
Is expected to be at least S per cent.
OVERTURNED BOAT SEEN
Di-srlli-t Hcnortod by Wlrelcs-s Is
MA RSI I FIELD. Or.. March !. (Spe
cial. The derelict reported by wire
less from passing steamers to be float
ing off this coast has not been Identi
fied. The last report was from the steam
er Carlos, which merely states that the
boat as bottom-side up and her stern
waa painted green. Nothing; could be
swen to Indicate her name.
If the derelict la near this shore the
wind tonight Is In the right direction
to drive her to land. None of the boats
out of this port recently la reported
JUDGE LAUDSB0Y SCOUTS
Juvenile Court Ioes,ti't Have to Ieal
With Single Member In Year.
KANSAS CITY. Mo,' March 1. "Not
one member of the Boy Scouts has been
In the Wyandotte 'County Court since I
became Judge," over a year ago. The
Boy Scout movement Is today the great
est aid of the Juvenile Court."
John T. 81ms. Judge of the Wyan
dotte County Juvenile Court, thus
summed up the result of the scout
movement at a district meeting of the
organization at Kansas City. Kan., to
day, lie said tho scout companies are
"good gangs" of boys hat offset the
"bad pangs" that gather on the street
YELLOW 'SNOW REPORTED
Mimw Residents Witness Volcanic
'MOSCOW. Idaho. March If. Spe
ciaL) An unusual phenomena occurred
near Moscow 'this evening about 5:30
o'clock when, during; a snow storm,
the ground seemed covered with a pe
culiar yellow substance mingled with
Different persons tasted II. found it
wss decidedly like sulphur and that it
contained crlt. like dust or "sand. It
was evideutly a shower of volcanic or
The fall of snow and dust amounted
to about a quarter of an inch.
Boston Loudly Cheers
GREAT PARADES REVIEWED
President Declares for Good
SOAP BOX KIND SCORED
Chief Executive Rellerates Ills Op
position to Proposal to. Recall
Judges or Overrule Decisions
Made by Them.
BOSTON. March 18. President Taft
ended his part In Boston's belated cele
bration of evacuation day and St. Pat
rick's day by an address to tho Charit
able Irish Society and "looked In" on
the diners of the Bank Officers' Asso
ciation, tho Boston Paper Trade Asso
ciation and the Yale Club of Boston to
night. The President's reception by the Gen
eral Court of Massachusetts this after
noon was one of the most remarkable
In point of enthusiasm that most of
those prcront ever witnessed. In Kouth
Boston for more than two hours he lis
tened to the cheering of thousands of
BoBtonlans. saw thousands of flags
waved In his honor and reviewed one
of the largest parades ever arranged
In honor of Ireland's patron saint and
Before the Massachusetts Legislature
he spoke on Presidential primaries,
pointing- out that he favored such reg
istration of the popular will In regard
to the Presidential candidates where
the law safeguarded the ballot.
Irish Race Praised.
In his address to the Charitable Irish
Socloty tonight the President praised
the Irish for their adaptability in be
coming Ai:ierlciii and addad a word
about the evident belief of that race
In the stability of American institu
tions. The President will leave for New
Hampshire tomorrow to keep engage
ment at Nashua, Concord and Manches
ter. In his addre.is on Presidntlal pri
maries. President Taft eald In part:.
"Tou recently have passed what Is
called a Presidential primary law for
the election of delegates to the National
conventions, upon wl-.ich will fall the
duty of selecting the Presidential nom-
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Mrs. Sarah Cornwall and Mrs. Lucy
Sturgeon Had Believed Each
Other Dead for 31 Years.
FRESNO, Cal., March IS. There was
a Joyful reunion In tne county alms
house today, when Mrs. Lucy Sturgeon,
an aged Inmate, waa visited by her
daughter, Mrs. Sarah Cornwall, of Port
land. Or, whom she had not seen for
36 years and whom she had believed
dead for SI years. ..
Mrs. Cornwall had believed her
mother dead for 31 years and the meet
ing waa brought about by the merest
chance. The daughter, who had located
In Oregon, read that hex mother . had
been burned to death in a fire that
destroyed her Stockton. Cal., home.
Soon after Mrs. Sturgeon received
news that her daughter had been killed
In a runaway accident. Coming to
Stockton a few days ago. the daugh
ter learned that her mother wss alive.
CLARK FACES SUGAR ISSUE
Speaker Takes Floor and A.-ks That
Ills Favorable Vote IVUecorded.
WASHINGTON. Mac-P J 8. Speaker
Clark turned the travel over to Repre
sentative Bochne, of Indiana, today and
took the floor to ask the consent of
the House to have his vote on Friday
against recommitment of the free
sugar bill recorded for Its passage.
Supporters osome of the rival can
didates for the Iemocratlc nomination
for the Presidency are said to have
insinuated that the Speaker had elim
inated his vote from' the record Satur
day to curry favor with delegates from
the sugar-producing states which had
fought the bill bitterly.
BALANCE OF TRADE IS HUGE
Export- $562,158,067 Greater Than
Imports In Year Ended Feb. 2 9.
WASHINGTON. March 18. The
balance of trade in favor of the United
States for the year ending February
29 was 1562,168,067.
Imports and exports of February
exceeded those for the same month
of any previous year. The totals for
the year ending February 29 were
higher than had over been recorded
by the bureau of statistics of the
Department of Commerce and Labor.
NEW MEXfCO HAS SCANDAL
Four Members of State Legislature
Arrested-as Bribe Takers.
ALBVQCKRQUE. N. II.. March 18.
Four members of New Mexico Legis
lature were arrested tonight at Santa
Fe. charged with accepting bribes to
vote for certain candidates for United
States Senator, first .vote on which will
be taken by the Legislature tomorrow.
Bribes amounting to 300 each, are
said to have been paid them.
INNOCENT YOUNG MAN KILLED
Two Convicts Pay for Deeds
With Lives Third Gives Up.
COUNTRY ROAD WAR SCENE
Hunt for Jailbrcakcrs W ho Assassin,
atcd Penitentiary Warden and
Two Aides Has Dramatic
Finale Xcar Omaha.
OMAHA, Neb, March 18. Two of the
convicts. John Dowd and John Taylor
alias "Shorty" Gray, who escaped last
Thursday from the state penitentiary
at Lincoln, and Roy Blunt, an inno
cent victim of the murderous attempt
to secure liberty, are dead as the re
suit of an exciting battle between tlv
MTivi-ti and officers thi3 afternoon.
Charles Morley. the third member of
the trio which escaped from the state
prison, after killing three officials of
that institution, saved his lite by sur
rendering after a running battle over
two and a half miles of country.
The three convicts wero within
atrikinir distance of the goal which
they hoped might secure their safety
when the final desperate struggle for
iihrtv occurred. They had covered
the stretch from Lincoln to within ten
miles of the Omaha limits, where thex
had expected to- receive the protection
Several Posae Out.
Early In the day the telephone op
erator at Gretna, about 15 miles south
of here, gave notice of the presence In
that vicinity of the desperate men.
This message brought out several
poeaea. one from Omaha, composed of
detectives and police officers; anotner
composed of Sheriff Mcbhane ana aepu-
r-t thi. coentv: a. third made up of
Sheriff Hyers and his deputies, from
sheriff Chase, of Sartjy County, and
his deputies also were within striking
distance, and South Omaha sent two
nnses tinder Chief of Police Briggs.
The Gretna company of militia was
early on the scene.
Sooth Omaha Police Victors.
Chief Briggs, of South Omaha, and
his deputy. John C. Trouton, were lead-
I (Concluded on Paga 3.)
Seattle Judfre Holds Witness in Con-
tempt and Imposes Jail
SEATTLE, Wash., March 18. (Spe
cial.) Her refusal to testify against
her own son, who is pn' trial In tho
Superior Court on a charge of having
planned a robbery of which she was
the victim, this afternoon resulted in
Mrs. Lottie Kramer being adjudged in
contempt and sentenced to a term of
not more than seven days in the County
The son is L. M. Johnson, and he
was brought before a jury in Judge
Mitchell Gilliam's department this
morning to answer a charge of having
acted as the accomplice of a robber
who held Mrs. Kramer up in her own
lodging house on IMne street on Janu
ary 17 last and took from her diamonds
and other jewelry valued at $1385.
Mrs. Kramer was relied upon by tho
state as Its star witness, but when
called to the stand this morning, sho
refused to testify and Dudley G,
Wooten addressed the court in her be
half, stating that It was by his advice
that she refused1 to do so.
Mr. Wooten announced that he would
take an appeal to the Supreme Court
from the sentence, and Mrs. Kramer
will be released on bail pending the ap
In tho meantime the Jury will be
excused and the trial postponed.
HILL SHOOTS WILD GOAT
President of Great Northern Road
Bag Bis Fellow.
AV'ALON, Cal., March IS. (Special.)
Reports come from tho Middle ranch
that Louis W. Hill, president of the
Great Northern Railway, shot and
killed a wild .goat which had a span
of horns measuring 31 inches across,
yesterday. Mrs. Hill left on horseback
for a ride to the west side of the 1st
and. Immediately after the news was
received here, Louis Hill, Jr., the oldest
son of the railroad magnate, commenced
his plans to best his father's reported
record. It had been arranged to take
the little fellow horseback to Middle
ranch Tuesday. Several times while
practicing with the rifle the boy has
proved himself, an excellent marksman,
The" hoy believes that he will be suc
cessful in getting a great head.
During their stay on the Island Mr.
and Mrs. Hill have planned some Inter
estlng. trips for themselves and their
children. When visiting the Island two
years ago, Mr. Hill, who Is a landscape
artist of ability, painted several local
views of tho island and some of them
now hang In his privato studio at
BIB BATTLESHIPS PLANNED
30,000-Toit Sea Fighter Is Hone of
American Naval Officers.
WASHINGTON, March 18. The 30,-000-ion
sea monster, which has been
the dream of American naval architects
ever since the British shipbuilders be
gan the struggle for supremacy in size
and power in battleships with the
launching of the original dreadnought,
already is being planned on paper at
the Navy Department, in anticipation
of the allowance by Congress of the
department's estimates for two new bat
The plans call for a ship about as
large as the New York, with a good
sistcd cruiser like tho Olympia, Admiral
Dewey's old flagship at the battle of
Manila, added to her bulk.
If Congress permits them to be built,
the new ships will present some un
usual features. Possibly they will have
15-inch guns, eight for each ship, which
will be by far the most powerful ord
nance afloat in any navy.
LIABILITY LAW SWEEPING
Employes In Car Repair Depart
ment Cnder "Fellow-Servant Act."
WASHINGTON". March IS. The Su
preme Court decided today that em
ployes In a car repair department of a
railroad were follow servants of em
ployes in the operating department,
thereby excusing th"e employing rail
road from liability for negligent in
juries to the former class by the latter.
"The doctrine of fellow servant Is es
tablished," said Justice Holmes today,
whatevpr may be thought of It."
He added that it was for Congress to
change the law, If bad; not for tho
Helen Taylor and Judge Kosalsky
Bombs Bear Similar Labels.
NEW YORK. March IS. Every
available detective at police headquar
ters Is searching today for the man who
attempted to kill Judge Otto A. Rosal
sky on Saturday night with an infer
nal machine, sent him through- the
Similarity of the typewriting on the
package and the manufacture of the
missile to that which caused the death
on February 3 last of Helen Taylor at
her home on Seventy-seventh street
has led to the opinion that the same
man sent both bombs.
BARGE SINKS; FOUR DROWN
Captain and Three of Crew lose
Lives in Long Island Disaster.
FALL RIVER. Mass.. March 18.
Word was received here today of the
foundering of the barge Thaxter, off
Shinnecock. L. I.. Saturday, and tho
drowning of Captain Clarence Grinneli,
of Fall River, and three members of
Demands of Strikers
MEETING HELD AT ABERDEEN
No Attempt to Be Made to Im
port Outside Help.
PICKETS CLUB ONE MAN
Arrest of Five Greeks Follows Fight.
Situation at Hoquiam Far From
Bright and Knd of Trouble
Cannot Be Predicted.
HOQUIAM, Wash.. March IS. (Spe
cial.) With three Grays Harbor lum
ber mills now affected by the I. W. W.
Greek strike of common laborers, and
one of the number shut down com
pletely for an indefinite period, the
situation is not considered bright.
Indications are that the strikers will
carry their fight farther and will at
tempt to call out the crews of other
plants in Aberdeen, but probably no
others in Hoquiam will be affected.
Mills May Close Indefinitely.
A conference of the mill owners was.
held this afternoon in Aberdeen and it
was decided to let the mills remain
closed whenever they are shut down
and to let those unmolested continue
running. All owners at the confer
ence were willing to close down for an
indefinite period, but this plan was not
The mill owners decided also not to
import men. They say that under tho
present condition of the market they
are not particular whether they run
or not. ,
A big mass meeting of the strikers
was held this afternoon, at which
Mayor , Harry Ferguson was a promi
nent figure. Another meeting is be
ing held tonight. The men are Jubi
lant because of their success in calling
out about men from the Slade
Lumber Company's mill in Aberdeen
One Owner Grants Advance.
'The E. K. Wood mill today raised
wages 25 cents a man for some of the
cheaper classes of labor. The Hoquiam
Lumber & Shingle Company's plant
closed down this morning when a num
ber of its employes who had previously
remained loyal walked out, and Robert
Lytle, the president, declared he had no
idea when it would be started again.
All day today the I. W. W. workers
were' going to Aberdeen by twos and
threes in order not to attract atten
tion of the police of that city. This
morning just before starting time a
fight occurred at the entrance to the
Northwestern mill, when employes at
tempted to pass the strikers' pickets in
going to their work. One striker, it
is charged, used a clubbed gun. Five
Greeks were placed under arrest.
WOMAN ADVOCATES BOMBS
Jessie Murray Says London Stif
frogcttcs May Use Them.
CHICAGO, March 18. Bombs soon
may be substituted for window-smashing
bricks in England, Dr. Jessie Mur
ray, of London, told a meeting of the
woman's part' of Illinois here today.
"You In America do not realize to what
economic straits women of England
have been reduced," said she. "We are
fighting for life and honor. Men there
are taking away our means of liveli
hood by legislation. They are robbing
our working women of the privilege to
work when they are willing and eager
to work to support themselves. Men
are crying for their places.
"It has reached the stage of a civil
war. People have askel wny we con t
substitute bombs for bricks. If our
demands are not acceded to soon, I
assure you bombs will be used."
WORSHIPERS FIRED UPON
Aged Man Wounds Only Himself.
When He Bombards Church.
LOS ANGELES. Cal., March IS. Hob
bling on crutches into St. Vincent's
Church at noon today, an old man who
later- gave his name as Mathew Kelley
fired seven shois at persons attending
the services. He shot himself in the
finger and was the only one wounded.
Kelley was declared by physicians to
ebe suffering from senile decay. He re
ferred to himself at the "new com
mander." CONGRESS TO HONOR DEAD
Taft Asks Senate and House to Ad
journ to Attend Maine Memorial.
WASHINGTON. March IS. President
Taft- sent a letter to Congress today
asking that the House and Senate ad
journ Saturday and attend in a body
memorial services to be held here for
the dead of the old battleship Maine.
The President said he desired .the
ceremonies to be as National in charac.
ter as possible.