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ANGRY WOMEN LAY
WASTE IH LONDON
MOVE MADE ON PARLIAMENT
Liquid Poured in Mail Boxes,
POLICE DOUBLY BESET
Protection Given Against Roughs
Who. Try to Duck Suffragettes
In Trafalgar Square Foun
tain, but ' Fall.
hOXnOX. Jan. 28. As a protest
s gainst the withdrawal of the franchise
bill by the government, the suffragists
resumed their militant tactics tonight.
While a deputation, which the Chan
cellor of the Exchequer, David Lloyd
George, had refused to see until to
morrow morning, was trying to force
Its way Into Parliament against an
overwhelming force of police and the
members were being placed under ar
rest for resisting the officers, other
bands of women went through White
hall breaking windows of the govern
ment offices and through Cockspur
street, where the great plate glass
windows In the establishments of ship
ping companies were smashed ruth
lessly. The women also visited Oxford.
Ilegent and other streets In the shop
ping district, where similar damage
was done. Later, mail boxes were at
tacked, quantities of liquid being
poured into them.
Saburnaa Property Dimit'l.
In the outlying suburbs, too. the suf
fragists by damaging property took
steps to bring the cause before the
public Twenty-one women were ar
rested In the vicinity of the Parlia
ment building, but were allowed out on
bail after the House rose. Most of the
police stations had one or more prison, j
ers charged with destroying propertj.
The demonstration In Whitehall was
not so large as some of those pre
viously bcld. the force of police and a
drenching rain militating against any
great turnout. The wildest excite
ment prevailed, however, and besides
protecting property and arresting wo
men engaged in window-smashing or
who refused to move on when ordered,
the police had the greatest difficulty In
protecting the women from an unruly
crowd of youths who hustled every wo
man wearing the suffragist colors.
wni Rook lily Haadlrd.
In several cases the women were
roughly handled. An attempt to duck
four of them In the fountain In
Trafalgar Square was frustrated bv a
police posse which had to ride through
The entire deputation of II women
who attempted to make their way Into
the House of Commons to interview
Chancellor Lloyd-Georere was arrested.
The peers Included Mrs. Prummond
and Sylvia pankhurst. who marched In
front. Beore starting on their mis
sion, the delegates listened to addresse.
by Mrs. Emineline Pankhurst and other
Mrs. Tankhurst said the withdrawal
of the franchise bill. Including the
Speaker's ruling, was h plot decided
on long ago. and that Premier Asquith
was aware of It.
"The answer to this treachery." she
declared, "is militancy."
Police Citve Safe Kaeort.
Sylvia Pankhurst declared their In
tention was to hold the Speaker in the
chair and leave Mr. Asquith on the
bench, and with this the deputation
started. The police gave them safe
escort as far as the entrance of Parlia
ment, where an Inspector informed
them that tlie Chancellor of the Ex
chequer would be unabla to see them
until morning. Mrs. Drummond re
torted: "Tills is tomfoolery. If you
do not let is In. there will be trouble."
At that the members of the deputa
tion threw themselves at the police.
Who stood six deep across the entrance,
and a scramble followed in which Mrs.
Prummond and another woman were
either thrown or fell to the ground.
The police gave the women several
chances to withdraw quietly, but as
they refused all were arrested. The
crowd showed little sympathy for the
suffragists. The authorities, it is under
stood, contemplate arresting the lead
ers for inciting their followers to break
Mla I'aakkurat Saspected.
Chrlstobel Pankhurst. who Is often
referred to as the brains of the or
ganization. Is believed to be In London
directing the demonstrations. She Is
known to have left Paris, where she
has been living since a warrant for her
arrest was issued at the time her
mother. Mrs. Emmellne Pankhurst. and
Mrs. Pethlck Lawrence were convicted,
and all trace of her Is lost.
The damage to property tonight
would have been much greater had
not shopkeepers taken the precaution
to board up their windows.
Today Is Carnutlon Hay.
. WASHINGTON. Jan. SS. Tomorrow
Is "Mi'Klniey day." when, in Washing
Ion and in many of the Mates carna
tions will be worn In honor of the
former President. "The carnation was
president MoKinley's favorite flower,
and since Ms death It has been worn
each year as a tribute to his memory.
ELECTORAL VOTE OF
ARIZONA IS FOUND
BELATEI MESSENGER API'E-UIS
AT XATIOXAL- CAPITA!.
Webb's Excuse Is Deemed Suffi
cient and Carrier Sighs With Re
lief as $643 Mileage Is Paid.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28. Wilfred T.'
Webb. Arizona's electoral vote messen
ger, for whom Senators Ashurst and
Smith have been searching by telesfaph
for two days, delivered the official
vote of the state to the Vice-President's
office late today. Although he
was a. day late, the excuse Mr. Webb
offered for his tardiness was consid
ered sufficient to entitle Mm to the
milage of $642.75 and to entitle the
state to its vote.
Mr. Webb said he reached New Tork
early today. At breakfast he picked
up a newspaper and read with surprise
that the Senators were searching the
country for him. He Immediately
telegraphed to Senator Ashurst and
took the next train for Washington.
"I didn't know anything about the
law." said Webb, who is a sunburned
rancher, "so I got a lawyer friend to
draw me up a set of Instructions. He
told me I had to deliver the vote to
Washington February 1. and so 1 have
been taking my time to get here. Jt
spoiled my appetite for breakfast
though, when I saw how badly I was
wanted this morning."
Mr. Webb was escorted by news
paper men when he went to draw his
money, but no objection was raised
at the disbursing office and he breathed
a sigh of relief. The votes are now
in the hands of the Senate and ready
to be canvassed at the Joint session
of the Senate and House February 2.
FRIGHT CAUSE OF DEATH
Saloonkeeper Drops Dead to Floor
When Shot Which Misses Is Fired.
MILWAUKEE. Wis.. Jan.- 2-. "Fright
ened to death." was the verdict today
In the death of William Youngquist. a
saloonkeeper, who died last night
while his son-in-law. Henry Koelpln,
and Charles Showman were attempt
ing to get Into the place.
The two men. It Is said, ordered
Youngquist to let them In so they
could clean up the place. When
Youngquist refused, a gun was fired.
Youngquist fell to the floor, dead, al
though the bullet did not touch him.
who.. Mrs Vounsrautst screamed, the
men ran away. Koelpln and Showman
are being held pending an investiga
tion Th trouble is said to be the
result of Koelpln's arrest recently for
failure to pay Rllmony to a onorc
BALLOON HITS MOUNTAIN
Aeronaut Collides With Pinnacle of
Fciik hut Escapes Intiry.
LOS ANGEM1K. Jan. IS. Tom Mc
Lain. an aeronaut, received today con
gratulations on his remarkable escape
from a balloon which hit the pinnacle
of Mount Wllson7"6000 feet, up and sent
him sprawling on the rocks Just be
low the crest of the mountain.
McLaln was assisting In taking pan
oramic photographs from a captive
balloon. While adjustments were being
made preliminary to an ascent, the
leash slipped and the balloon leaped
upward with McLaln dangling in the
web. The bag struck the side of Mount
Wilson 20 feet below Its crest, the Im
pact extricating McLaln from the ropes
that entangled him. The balloon has
not been found.
O'GORMAN FOR FREE TOLLS
Declaration by Wilson's Friend Re
garded as Significant.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28. In view
of the friendship between President
elect Wilson and Senator O'Gorman. of
New York, some significance is being
attached to the Senator's statement
today when asked whether the Incom
ing Administration would recommend a
repeal of the free tolls provision of
the Panama act.
"It seems to me," said Senator
O'Gorman. "that Democrats who favor
a repeal of the tee tolls provision
must wait for the declaration of
another National convention. The last
National convention adopted unani
mously a declaration In favor of free
tolls. That Is lemocratlc doctrine and
I think It will stand for four years."
GROWTH EXCEEDS CUTTING
Foresters' Convention Reports Show
Amount of Timber Increases.
PEXVER, Jan. 28. It was developed
by figures produced today at the an
nual convention of United States For
ester. District I. that the timber in
national forests Is growing faster than
it is being sold. It Is the aim of the
rnr..trv service to dispose each year of
an amount of timber equal to that of
the new timber grown ourins i"e
year, but this has not been done.
The foresters discussed plans for ad
vertising the national timber and mak
ing It more easily accessible.
SPANISH EX-PREMIER DIES
Senor Prcndergasfs Will. Specifies
Funeral Slwll Be Simple.
MADRID. Jan. 28. Senor Moret y
Prendergast. several times Premier of
..-..... titA Th 1 AW M of Tils
death' has called for a universal ex
pression of regret.
The ex-Premiers will specifies that
the funeral shall bo of the simplest
kind. The will declines the honors due
an ex-Premier and directs that the
4v .h.!l h vrnnnnl in an advocate's
gown and the coffin draped with the
national risgr ini mire bumu to v
flowers and no decorations.
AS TO PHILIPPINES
Taft Finds Warm De
fender in House.
MURRAY RESENTS "SUNDER"
Sherley Takes Issue With In
JONES IS CALLED UNJUST
Virginian, Attacking Island' Govern
ment, Develops Fact That Mem
bers or Own Party Arc
"ot In Accord.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 28. Division
that exists within Democratic ranks
over granting independence to the
Philippines was emphasized in the
House today when American adminis
tration In the island was made the
subject of a. severe attack by Rep
resentative Jones, of Virginia, chair
man of the House committee on Insular
Representative Jones- suggestions for
Philippine independence, which have
been considered favorably by President-elect
Wilson, were opposed by
Representative Sherley (Democrat), of
Kentucky, while criticisms of Presi
dent Taft and Governor-General Cam
eron Forbes brought a sharp reply
from Representative Murray, Dem., of
The speech of Mr. Jones was both
a demand for independence and a se
vere arraignment of American admin
istration in the Islands.
Murray Charsjea "Slander."
Representative Murray charges him
with having "slandered Cameron
Forbes," and "defamed President Taft."
Mr. Jones denied these charges, but
insisted the administration of the is
lands had violated at least the spirit
of the laws governing the Philippines.
The dispute brought out the fact that
an investigation of Philippine affairs
recenly had been discussed by the
House committee on Insular affairs,
but no action was taken.
Representative Murray, a member of
the committee, declared that had he
known Chairman Jones intended to
"charge Governor Forbes with being a
grafter," he would have insisted on
having Governor Forbes brought be
fore the committee, where he could re
ply to the attacks.
Speech "Unutterably I'njnst."
"I have not charged Governor Forbes
with being a grafter," retorted Mr.
"You have been unutterably unjust
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FOR THE FEMALE
WATSOXTILIE W ANTS PREFER
ENCE OVER OREGOX.
Commission Men's Reply to Threat
to Establish Repots Is: "Let
' Them Come On."
SAN FRA-NCISCO. Jan. 2S. (Special.)
"Handle our apples or we will sell at
retail ourselves," Is the-demand to be
made on the San Francisco commission
men by the Watsonvllle Applegrowers'
With this ultimatum goes the an
nouncement that if the commission men
do not act, apple depots will be opened
in many sections of San Francisco and
A delegation from Watsonvllle is ar
riving" in detachments. Some of the
men came in last night. Some are
starting from their homes today.
Among the leaders are C- II. Baker
and James Sheehey, sometimes called
the "apple kings." The Watsonvllle
men- will Insist on the sale of their
apples, even to. the exclusion of the
Oregon ' product. A conference with
the wholesale Fruit and Produce As
sociation, or with the individual deal
ers, Is expected tomorrow.
The total pack of the state in 1912
is placed by A, Levy, of the A. Levy
& J. Zentner Company; at l,i30,000
boxes, and there still remain in cold
storage in San Francisco 500,000 boxes.
Stocks in other cities of the state, in
cluding Watsonvllle,. are placed at
S00.000 boxes. The Watsonvllle stock,
according to Levy, Ms about 180,000
All of these apples must be sold be
fore the cherry and apricot seasons be
gins. The day these fruits come in there
is a slump In apples.
If the season is late this year the
apple crop may be cleaned up. but if
it Is early, there will be some stock
left, a loss.
The attitude of the commission men
is: "Let them come on. We do not
care. We will sell any kind of apples,
Oregon or Watsonvllle."
RICH YOUTH'S LIABILITY $1
Li. B. Holbrook With $20,000 In
heritance Lnuble to Pay $74 Bill.
With a fortune in five figures which
will not -be his until he Is 36 years
old, and an allowance meanwhile of
1 a week for pocket money, L. B.
Holbrook, 19 years old, a student at a
Tortland military school, faced sup
plemental proceedings in Justice Jonas'
court yesterday to explain why he had
not paid a judgment for ?74 in fs.vor
of Dr. William S. Knox.. On the show
ing that the youth had never more
than SI at a time, the court was forced
to discharge him.
Over ayear ugo Holbrook went to
Dr. Knox and received medical ser
vices. When sued for the bill he made
answer that he had not been bene
fited, hut actually damaged by the
physician's services. Judgment "was
given against him. Dut he was found
execu ti on-proof.
It was brought out yesterday that
the executor of the estate is In Ne
braska, where the property Is said to
be worth S20.000 or $30,000. All the
boy's expenses are paid, through a
Portland attorney, but he Is allowed
only pocket money until he arrives at
OF THE SPECIES IS MORE DEADLY
FIGHT RENEWED ON
REPRISALS ARE THREATENED
Republicans to Even Score
When Wilson Names Men.
BAD FAITH IS CHARGED
John Sharp Williams Consumes
Time With Description of Dungcr
' to American Army From
WASHINGTON, Jan. 2S. The fight
over president Taffs appointments was
on in earnest today In the Senate and
for six hours Republicans and Demo
crats battled heblnd closed doors, the
former demanding action cn the nom
inations and the latter filibustering
to prevent it.
When adjournment came tonight it
was expected that the fight would be
renewed tomorrow, unless Republican
leaders should decided to rest upon the
record made today.
Democratic Senators consistently re
fused to take up the nominations in
regular order and professed themselves
willing to take the blame for the de
lay in action on the 1400 or more pend
Retaliation la Threateaed.
As a result of the. development of the
filibuster, intimations were given out
tonight by Republican Senators that
the fight undoubtedly would extend
into President-elect Wilson's Adminis
tration and be reflected In the Sen
ate's action on many of his appoint
ments. Republicans remained in the Senate
chamber throughout the day, sending
the sergeant-at-arms after missing
Democrats when the latter attempted
to break a quorum. ," " " "
Preparations were made for a night
session, but early it was determined
to adjourn and decide tomorrow wheth
er the- contest should continue.
The Republican caucus presented a
solid front to insist upon confirmations.
Senators Dixon and Polndexter, who
have Joined the Progressive party, were
not there, but other Republicans,
iaeoH n Proeressl ves. were prcsen
and apparently in accord with the plan
of the caucus, which held that each
case must stand on its merits. It was
decided to revoke the agreement ti
nroceed first with Army and Navy ap
polntments, the Republicans holding
that the Democrats had not shown
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THAN THE MALE."
HOBOES RUN AFOUL
OF VAGRANCY LAWS
FREIGHT TRAINS BELATED;
CONVENTION IS POSTPONED.
Southern Police Slop Delegates En
Route to New Orleans Leaders
Try In Vain to Kent Hall.
NEW ORLEANS, La., Jan. 2S. Be
lated freight trains and enforcement of
vagrancy laws in the Southern states
combined to postpone the first session
of the annual National hobo conven
tion scheduled for tonight. Police
authorities of Mississippi, Alabama,
Arkansas and other. nearby states are
interrupting the itinerary of many of
the delegates, according to Jefferson
Davis, president of the "Casual. Un
skilled and JHgratorj Workers of
Seventy-live of the "workers" aro in
the New Orleans house of detention on
vagrancy charges and Chief of Police
Reynolds has announced that every man
under arrest must give a good account
of himself or remain i-a prison until
after Mardi Gras.
James Eads Howe, of St. Louis, so
called 'millionaire hubo," and President
Davis have made unsuccessful efforts to
rent a hall for the convention and
they hope to convene tomorrow.
TRAIN KILLS HARVEY BLAKE
Portland Man Walking Xcar Van
couver, Ilnrletl From Tracks.
Harvey Blake. 57 years old. a retired
business man, living at 496 East Eigh
teenth street North, was fatally hurt
yesterday afternoon when he stepped
in front of a Great Northern train a
few miles outside of Vancouver, Wash.,
and - was thrown off the track. He
was brought to Good Samaritan Hos
pital last night, and died shortly after
arriving. His. skull was fractured and
internal injuries had been inflicted.
With his brother, George S. Blake,
of 374 East Eleventh street, North. Mr.
Blake was walking along the Great
Northern track into Vancouver, after
looking at farm land out In Clark
County. As the train came up from
behind the two stepped opposite ways.
Harvey Blake directly into the path
of the engine. He was struck by the
pilot and thrown off the track.
The train, which was in charge of
Conductor J. P. Broderick and Engin
eer Thomas Bosley, stopped at once.
Mr. Blake, conscious, was placed in the
baggage car and brought to Portland
and hurried to a hospital. He com
plained of slight pains in his side, but
did not think he was seriously hurt.
Mr.. Blake leaves a brother.-George;
a son. Rufe. and a daughter. Mrs.
James Hart, of New Meadows, Idaho,
besides his widow.
TAFT HOST OF CONGRESS
Final Reception to Lawmakers At
tended by Throngs.-
TVASHINGTON, Jan- 28. President
Taft bade social farewell today to
members of the Senate and House of
Representatives. The occasion was
the final reception of the Taft Admin
istration In honor of Congress. The
White House was thronged with Sena
tors and Representatives, with their
ladies and other invited guests.
The President, with Mrs. Taft at his
side, was assisted in receiving by the
ladies of the Cabinet. He extended a
warm greeting to each guest in the
receiving lino in the Blue Room. Danc
ing in the East room followed the re
ception. Only one more reception will be
given by the President and Mrs. Taft,
that to the Army and Navy the evening
of February 4.
GIRLS GIVE UP CUTICLE
Ten Undergo Knife for Another in
KANSAS CITY, Jan. 28. Ten girls,
ranging in age from 8 to 16, bared
their arms to the surgeon's knife to
day to furnish skin to heal the burns
of Reba Hainds. 10 years old, who
nearly perished Christmas day in a
fire which brought death to her father,
mother and baby sister and destroyed
the Hainds farmhouse near Arnett,
Skin from the arms of ten more
girls, who have -volunteered to furnish.
It, must be applied before the operation
la completed. ' Most of the burns are
on the face.
Surgeons pronounced today's, part of
the operation successful.
3 POSTMASTERS NAMED
Williams Recommends J. W. Don
nelly for Office at Condon.
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington. Jan, 28. National Committee
man Williams Is back In' Washington
for a few days and today recommend
ed the appointment of J. W. Donnelly
as postmaster at Condon to succeed
John F. Relsacher-
The President today nominated the
folowlng for postmasters:
Wilson S. Waters, Stay ton. Or.; Ja
cob T. Grove, Deer Park. Wash.;
Thomas S. White, Saint Maries, Idaho.
26 PERISH IN . COLLISION
German Bark Sinks Rapidly When
Struck by lYench Steamer.
HAVRE. Jan. 2S. Twenty-six of the
crew of the German bark Fanganl
perished today when that vessel was
sunk by the French steamer Phryne In
the English Channel.
The vessels collided in a fog and the
Panganl sank so rapidly that only four
of those aboard were saved. The Phyrne
was badly damaged.
MP ETUS GIVEN TO
Interstate Bridge Need
ed, Say Legislators.
EARLY REALITY IS PREDICTED
Joint Oregon-Washington Del-
egation Agree on Action.
WARM SUPPORT PROMISED
Senator Nichols, of Olympia Coin,
mittee, Declares Project Greatest
Yet Brought Vp Favorable
Report Is Indicated.
RESCI.TS OF CONFERENCES ON
Senators and Bepresontatives of
both Washington and Oregon present
at the conferences declare themselves
In favor of the bridge and pledge
their support of measures to carry It
to successful completion.
Announcement follows a secret
meeting of legislators of both states
that arrangement has been made
which, they believe, will make possl
ble the success of the movement for
the Interstate bridge.
Plans for a bill making possible the
Issuance of county bonds by Multno
mah County suggested, as a method
for Oregon to carry out Ita share In
the work. "Washington announces
probably an effort to secure a
straight appropriation for the bridge.
Washington favors Interstate com
mission of six to have full charge of
the project after It is launched.
"This highway bridge across tho
Columbia River between Oregon and
Washington I consider to be the moat
necessary of the great highway projects
that have been proposed to us this
year," was the sentiment expressed by
Senator Ralph Nichols, of Seattle at.
the dinner at the Commercial Club last
night, which closed the day of activity
of the Joint representatives of Oregon
and Washington in investigating tits
plans for the Columbia River interstate
bridge at Vancouver.
In extending the welcome of tho
Portland Commercial Club and the City
of Portland to the visiting delegations
President Piper voiced the same ld a
when he said: .
. "The Tortland Commercial Clu!,
through me, desires to tell you that it
considers the Interstate bridge acro-s
the Columbia River the greatest of all
recent projects for the upbuilding cf
Addresses Indicate Success.
Every Representative and Senator,
either from the Oregon or the Was l
ington delegations to tho meetins.
spoke in a similar vein, and the key
note of each address was the prophecy
that the Columbia Interstate bridge is
to become a. reality.
"I have here In my hand," said Rep
resentative J. H. Molta, of Multnomah
County, displaying a paper which he
had brought with him from tho committee-room
where the two legislative
committees bad held a secret session
Just before the dinner was announced,
"the handwriting that means tho suc
cess of our efforts to build this bridgo.
It is the contract of our Joint commit
tee and the agreement at which wa
have finally arrived regarding our
future work for the bridge."
senator Nichols. In hia speech, had
urged the need of concurrent control
of funds both for the construction and
operation of the bridge, and not only
in the bridge matter alone, but in all
m tfa tha.t deal with the future de
velopment of the Columbia River and
the industries that depend upon iu
He declared that the Columbia River
held Jointly in trust by the states
rinrnn uid Washington and that
these states owe It to future genera
tions, as custodians of the stream, to
develop and Improve It to the utter
Xlehola Promise Support.
"I am in favor of all this," he said
in concluding, "and will support it xo
the best of my ability."
cnnli R. Rilev. chairman of the
state bridge committee, designated the
afternoon's conference as "what tho
ladies would call an afternoon of
bridge; It has for Its ultimate prize
great bridge which will be -for the
good of the Northwest and it is a
game In which both states can play
and neither can lose."
Senator I. D. McArdle, of Port
Townsend, and Senator E. L. French,
of Clark County. Washington, both de
clared in their addresses Uiat they
believed the success of the bridge plan
to bo a matter of but a. short time.
"Should we not succeed this year In
our enterprise," declared the latter
speaker, "I serve notice on ten entire
delegation at Olympia, that they will
never get rid of us until we do get
"Every hotel man in Washington,
and they number more than 1900, Is a
booster for this project, and we are
going to try In every way possible to
land the Washington appropriation for
the interstate bridge." said Represen
tative IL E. Kennedy, of Seattle.
Cleeton Makee Soa-s;etloa.
CoUnty Judge Cleeton urged that the
i.riiatnn who are working for the
bridge In Oregon, draw up their bill
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