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VOr, MX NO 18 515 Kntr (ow) PORTLAND OREGON, MONDAY, MARCH 29, 1920 ' ' ' 1'HICK FIVE CENTS
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101$; MANY DIE
Middle West Swept
Ruin and Death.
LOSS REACHES MILLIONS
Brunt of Storm Hits Elgin,
III. Troops on Guard
BODIES BURIED IN DEBRIS
Edgerton, Ind., and Part of
West Point, Ga., Are
Also Wiped Out.
Rj the Associated Press.)
Tornadoes that struck in half a
dozen states today caused a death
list that may pass three score,
caused property damage reaching
many million dollars and played
havoc with wire and railway service
in widespread areas.
The greatest damage was done in
Chicago suburbs and Elgin, 111.,
where the known death list was 23
and a number of other persons were
Atlanta reported that the dfcath
list in Georgia and Alabama was
at least C6.
Three Distinct Storms Frit.
Apparently there were three dis
tinct storms, one driving northward
into Illinois and dying out on the
shores of Lake Michigan, just north
of Chicago; one striking in Georgia
and Alabama and another sweeping
through Indiana and passing into
Ohio and Michigan.
Foints suffering greatest damage
Chicago suburbs 15 (killed, hun
dreds injured, a dozen or more miss
ing and damage of upwards of half
a million dollars done. .
Elgin Eight known dead, several
missing and scores injured. Prop
erty damage estimated at nearly
La Grange, Ga. Death list re
ported as high as CO and heavy
5 Killed at West Point, Ga.
West Point, Ga. Five reported
Agri'cola, Ala. Five killed.
Zulu, Ind. Five killed; heavy
Townley, Ind. One killed.
Monroeville, Ind. One killed.
Geneva, Ind. Three killed.
Greenville and ifnion City, O.
Sixteen reported killed.
Hart, Mich. One dead.
Fenton, Mich. Seven killed.
Genoa, - O. Several reported
East Troy, Wis. One killed.
St. Louis One killed.
West Liberty, Ind. Seven persons
Nashville, O. Three persons killed
and scores injured.
CHICAGO, March 28. Approxi
mately 40 known dead, hundreds of
injured, probably scores of uniden
tified dead, and a property loss of
several million dollars were left in
the wake of a tornado that swept
northeastern Illinois and a portion
of Indiana, Missouri and Wisconsin
Elgin, Joliet, the western out
skirts of Chicago, and north shore
and western suburbs were in the
path of the storm, which destroyed
hundreds of buildings, uprooted trees
and demoralized railroad traffic and
telegraphic and telephonic commu
nication before dying out on the
shore of Lake Michigan, the cool air
of which stopped the twister.
The fury of the tornado was felt
chiefly at Elgin and Melrose Park.
Eight Killed at Elgin.
Eight were killed and more than
100 injured at Elgin, S6 miles west
of Chicago, and the property loss
there was estimated at about
At Melrose Park, just west of the
Chicago city line, seven were killed
and four were reported missing. Two
Chicago? were killed and a score
were injured, while at Dunning, a
V i -Northwestern suburb, four deaths
were reported, more than 100 were
(Conciudea on fas 3. Column I.
PILOTS PALATIAL SHIP
M EX - OX VIG1LAX.T . AVK1 BY
"Mat Pcailcj" of "Cappy Ricks'
Is in Charge of Barkentine to
Start First Trip Today.
HOQUIAM, Wash., March 28. (Spe
cial.) The five-masted barkentine
Vigilant, built at the Mathews ship
building yard, Hoquiam, and one of
the finest saHing ships that was ever
constructed In the Pacific Northwest,
will sail today for Austrailia with
1,780.000 feet of lumber. Her com
mander 'is Captain Kalph E. Peasley,
who was the original "Captain Mat
Peasley," created by Peter B. Kyne
in "Cappy Ricks." A man of com
manding presence, of ripe experience
as a master mariner who has sailed
the seven seas for years, and one of
the best known ship masters of the
Pacific coast, Uaptain Peasley is the
pride of Grays harbor. He will be
accompanied by Mrs. Peasley.
The Vigilant is a floating palace
and rivalry was keen for a berth
aboard her when the hands were
signed in Seattle a few days ago.
The demands for jobs increased when
the sailors ashore heard that Captain
Peasley was to be the master.
In contrast with the ordinary wind
jammer, the Vigilant has sumptuous
forecastle quarters for the crew, with
unheard-of comforts. Gingerly and
in fear of scratching the spotless
finery of their ocean home, the new
hands came aboard with the tea-kits,
uncertain if they might be intruding
in the officers' quarters. Most of
them then went ashore to buy pic
tures and decorations to do due honor
to their forecastle of finery.
"It ain't so. I'll never believe it!
gasped "Spike" Malloy, waterfront
character and ancient mariner who
has been shanghaied and crimped
times galore in his day. "To think
that me as saw the day when sailor
men were Veat up and doped before
they were shipped at 825 a month, is
now sailing in this swell joint and
for J90 a month I"
The Vigilant is owned largely by
xioquiam capital, sne cost about a
quarter of a million. The craft carries
power for her winches, windlasses
DRIVER KILLS WIFE, SELF
I r ii nk I. Jones Breaks Into Home
and Shoots Spouse.
BILLINGS, Mont., March 2S. En
raged because his wife locked him out
of the house and refused him money.
Frank I. Jones, a taxicab driver, to
day smashed in a rear door of their
home here with a -hammer, entered
his wife's bedroom and after strug
gling to wrest some money from her,
shot her through the forehead and
turned the revolver on himself. In
dications are that death in each case
Jones served as a sergeant in the
signal corps with the American ex
EX-KAISER. TOMOVE MAY 1
Fornny Emperor to Take up w
Residence at Doom.
AMERONGEN, Holland, March 28.
(By the Associated Press.) Part of
former Emperor William's personal
luggage already has been moved from
Bentinck castle, where he is living at
present, to Doom, where he is soon
to take up his residence. A large
number of trunks, most of which had
not been opened since his arrival
here, have been taken to Doom in
Moving day for Count Hohenzollern
is expected to be May 1.
TAX ON RENTS PLANNED
Measure in Spain Chamber Also
Would Prevent Increases.
MADRID. March . 28. A bill pre
pared by the parliamentary commit
tee has been Introduced in the cham
ber fixing a tax on rents of apart
ments. The measure provides against
an increase in the present prices' of
rents for apartments, as a great pro
portion of these are for industrial
Tenants, according to the bill, can
be evicted only for non-payment of
GOLD PAYMENT SHIPPED
Bnllion Valued at
Consigned to V. S
NEW YORK, March 28. Gold bul
lion valued at 2,000,000, to be used in
paying interest on Angle-French
bonds due next October, arrived here
today on the steamship Lapland.
The consignment, the first .to be
sent here from Great .Britain for this
purpose, it was said, was consigned
to J. P. Morgan & Co.
GIRL SLAYER IS GUILTY
Voluntary Manslaughter Verdict
Faced by Young Woman, 18.
DURANGO, Colo., March 28. Caro
line Jones, 18 years old, was found
guilty of voluntary manslaughter to
day by a jury trying her on a charge
of killing Karl Bay, who was slain
on the street at bayrield in January.
The penalty is from one to eight I
years in the penitentiary.
Carpenters Get $1.25 an Hour.
vniv-Aow, marcn 25. union car- I
penters will receive $1.25 an hour
from May 1, for the 12 months fol
lowing, according to an agreement
reached last night between the union I
POLES HOLD REDS
Spring Drive of Soviet Re
ARMED CARS BATTLE BOATS
Pitched Engagements Fough
on Pripet River.
RAILWAYS HELD INTACT
RnKliovik Attack on l'ouonan
Front Also Is Repulsed, Says
Warsaw War Office.
WARSAW, March 28. (By the As
sociated Press.) Polish armored
trains fought pitched battles against
the bolshevik monitors and other
fighting craft on the Pripet river dur
ing the bolshevik thrust which was
designed to gain control of additional
links of the railroad extending from
Homel to Kalenkowicz and Mozi.
The bolsheviki put down artillery
nrenaration. which was followed by
the opening of a barrage from the
river boats and then infantry attacks.
The bolshevik drive has been un
successful, according to a communi
cation issued today. The communica
tion announces that the Polish mili
tary authorities after eight days of
fighting at various points on the 600
kilometer front, see signB of weak
ness in the long-planned spring drive
of the bolsheviki, which was designed
to break the -hold of the Poles upon
the entire front.
Severe Fighting; Reported.
The communication also reports se
vere fighting in the region of Olensk
and to the south along the Slutch
river, with both sides using artillery
On the Podolian front there is fight
ing along the railroad from Ploskirow
to Zioerynka, the bolsheviki having
attacked. They were driven back a
few kilometers in a northeasterly di
rection, however. The Poles have an
nounced that several of the bolshevik
formations were annihilated. During
the recent fighting in the swampy
country aear Mozir, the bolsheviki
used long-range guns, the newspapers
said, arousing the local population,
which took up arms and aided the
Poles, defending the railroads and
Reds Are Finally Rooted.
The bolsheviki eventually were
routed. It is estimated that locomo
tives, rolling stock, armored boats and
other Pripet lakes craft seized when
captured at Mozir are worth 3,000,-
WARSAW. March 27. (By the
Associated Press.) The Polish line is
holding all along the front in Po-
dolia, where the bolsheviki have been
centering the attacks of their big
offensive in an effort to take the
Important fortified city of Kamenetz-
Podolsk, according to the Polish
headquarters communique, issued to
The enemy has been using gas
shells, artillery, armored trains,
armed river boats, airplanes and
cavalry in his attacks on various
parts of the front, but he has made
no headway in Podolia or elsewhere,
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GIRLS OF NORTHWEST
IN SHOW WIN GOTHAM
Miss Janet Young of Eugene One
of Bevy Appearing In "Me
dea" of Euripides.
SEATTLE; Wash., March 28. (Spe
cial.) Quietly and without even any
ad in their "home town" papers, a
group of young girls, prominent in
society or dramatic circles in the
northwest, have accomplished their
New York debut on the stage and
have made Broadway take notice.
Included in the group are Miss Leah
Marie Minard of Seattle. Miss Cor
nelia Ripley and Miss Margaret
Fransioli of Tacoma and Miss Janet
Young of Eugene. Or. and what's
more, the said debut has been made
in "a production of the "Medea" of
Euripides at the Garrick theater and
is attracting the attention of all New
When Maurice Brown, founder of
Chicago's little theater, left Seattle
recently accompanied by his wife,
Ellen van Volkenberg, their friends
knew one of the important purposes
of the visit east was to present
Medea" in New York, but that a
number of young folk of the north
west would appear In the cast was
not known until the personnel of the
cast was published the past week In
eastern theatrical journals.
Miss Minard is the daughter of Mrs.
Gladys Minard of this city. Miss
Ripley is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. T. E. Ripley of Tacoma, and Miss
Fransioli, the daughter of Mrs. P. J.
Fransioli of Tacoma and niece of Mr.
and Mrs. Tom Fransioli of Seattle.
IDAHO WHEAT STORES BIG
State lias 2,618,700 Bushels of the
1919 Crop Unsold.
BOISE, Idaho., March 28. (Special.)
Idaho has today in wheat reserve
unsold wheat from the 1919 crop a
total of 2,618,700 bushels, or 14 per
cent of the crop. This fact is brought
out in a statement on survey of gains
in the state by Julius H. Jacobson,
Idaho field agent of the government
crop reporting service.
The other grains on hand are: oats,
1,925,000 bushels; barley, 470.000 bush
els; corn, 84,000 bushels. This agent'
says that the value or idano farm
land is increasing rapidly each year,
the average value per acre being
TREASURY JSSUE IS OUT
Series of Certificates to Bear Inter
est at 4 Per Cent.
WASHINGTON, March 28. A series
of treasury certificates without the
circulation privilege and not accept
able in payment of taxes was an
nounced tonight by Secretary Hous
ton. The issue will bear date of April
and will mature July 1, and will be
for 200,000,000 or more, at an in
terest rate of 4, per cent.
Preliminary reports indicate that
subscriptions to the issue of treasury
certificates dated March 15 and ma
turing March 15, 1921, will approxi
mate $200,000,000. The books closed
50 FAMILIES FLEE FLOOD
Manistique River in Michigan
Breaks Out of Bounds.
MANISTIQUE. Mich., March 28.
Approximately 50 families were driven
from their homes early today when
the Manistique river broke its bounds.
Nearly a half mile of the residential
sections were flooded by water rang
ing in depth from 2 to 6 feet.
THEY'LL NEVER GET ANY
M'ADOO ASKS NAME ,
BE KEPT OFF BALLOT
TELEGRAM SEXT TO OREGON
Oregon Club "Earnestly" Implored
to Refrain From Placing
Candidate in Primary.
NEW YORK, March 28. William G.
McAdoo again has expressed himself
as opposed personally to being a can-'
didate in a presidential primary and
as advocating that delegates to the
next democratic convention should go
uninstructed. He, made public a tele
gram to George A. Lovejoy of Port
land, Or., which said, in part:
"I have your telegram advising me
that the McAdoo club of Oregon has
obtained 1000 signatures to place my
name before democratic electors in
the Oregon presidential primary elec
tion to be held May 21, and expressing
the hope that I will grant permission
to file the petition.
"I deeply appreciate this generous
offer of support from my friends in
Oregon, but I earnestly beg them not
to enter me as a candidate in this pri
mary. I publicly stated in February
last that J believe the next democratic
national convention should be com
posed of uninstructed delegates who
should be free tb exercise their un
fettered judgment as to platform and
"I also stated thaf I am not seek
ing and will not seek the nomination,
although I should regard it as the
duty of any man to accept a nomina
tion if tendered to him unsolicited by
the free action of a convention com
posed of free men and women. Hold
ing these deep convictions,' I cannot
consistently enter the presidential pri
mary in any state where the object is
to instruct the delegates for a par
"The grave issues confronting the
country make this a peculiarly inap
propriate time for self-seeking fcnd
self-cxploitatlon, a peculiarly impres
sive time for the subordination of in
dividual ambitions to high principle
and the common good, a peculiarly ex
acting time for clean politics and for
purity of the ballot in primary and
general elections and a time for
strong reprehension of' the improper
use of money to influence the nomina
tion and election of candidates to of
fice." . ,
PATRIOTIC SCHOOL OPEN
Americanization Class to Be Taught
CENTRA LIA, Wash. March 28.
(Special.) A school of Americaniza
tion, to continue one week, will be
opened tomorrow in the chamber of
commerce under the auspices of the
Lewis County Woman's Christian
Temperance union. The school will
be taught by Miss Mauryce Currey, a
graduate of the University of Wash
ington, who last summer completed a
course In Americanization at Chau
tauqua, N. Y.
Tomorrow noon Miss Currey will
speak on "Americanization" at the
weekly luncheon of the chamber of
CATTLE SALEBIDS LOW
Hereford Auction at La Grande
Draws Buyers From Wide Area.
LA GRANDE, Or., March 28. (Spe
cial.) Forty head of purebred Here
ford cattle were sold here Saturday
afternoon at public auction by Andrew
and Garrett Blokland. The bidding
was very low, probably due to the
bad weather which prevailed.
Bidders from Union county, Bend,
and Baker bought the stock, the total
amount raised by the sale being $10.
880.. The highest paid for any of the
animals was by Guy Glenn, who paid
$800 for one choice bull.
WOOD SAWED THAT WAY.
. W.W. OUTLAW
SHOOTS UP TOWN
Tom Legg Stops When
Shot by Deputies.
ISSAQUAH, WASH., IS SCENE
Women and Little Girl Have
SMALL BOYS ARE TARGET
Prisoner, Once Held on Murdei
Charge Stages Brief Reign of
Terror After Drunk.-- .
SEATTLE, Wash., March 28 (Spe
cial.) Loudly proclaiming . himself
monarch of all he surveyed, . Tom
Legg, 30 years old, an I. W.W. once
charged with murder in the first de
gree in' connection with the Everett
L W. W. riot, attempted to assert his
claim with a rifle and revolver on
the streets of - Issaquah today and
reigeed supreme for an hour by shoot
ing up the town, driving church-goers
and all pedestrians, off the streets.
He was dethroned by Deputies ..Matt
Starwich and Herbert Bcebe, who
brought him down with two shots, one
In the side and a second shattering his
left arm. .' .
Legg started out, it, Is said, defying
the village to down him, shouting in
stentorian tones that he was king and
ntended to rule. He named one Tom
Hall, a coal miner, as, the particular
enemy of the kingdom and as having
Incurred his displeasure. Legg Is said
to have headed for Hall's cabin and
upon reaching it fired a number of
rounds into its walls.
Crowd Honnri Ire.
The shots attracted dozens of per
sons living in the vicinity. This fur
ther increased the self-proclaimed
monarch's ire and he brought his
rifle toward any and all who remained
n sight. 1.
The residents who happened to be
In the line of fire sought refuge be
hind telephone poles or irt nearby
houses. Legg fired his rifle in all
directions, shot up two more houses
and broke several windows in the
central part of the town.
One of the bullets came close to
two women and a small girl in the
home of W. E. Evans, superintendent
of the Puget Sound Electric Power
company plant, whose residence is
next to the plant. The bullet entered
a front window and passed close to
the heads of Mrs. Frank Stevenson
of 2638 Ninth avenue West, Seattle,
and her little daughter, who 'were
seated at the piano, passed through
a door casing into the kitchen and
lodged in a cupboard a few inches
from the head of Mrs. Evans, who
was baking a cake. The cake- was
filled with splinters when the 'bullet
struck the cupboard.
Small Boys Target.
Legg then directed his attention to
two small boys in the street and
fired point-blank at them, ut misse'd.
Firing several more shots, Legg . ap
parently subsided and was taken in
charge by a friend,-Bert Hoye, who
escorted him to his cabin and took the
rifle away from him, giving It to
(Coaeluded on Past 4. Column 1.)
NEW CANNON HKtS
MISSILE 120 MILES!
FRENCH IXVKXTIOX AUOl.sLS
INTEREST AMONG NATIONS.
Shell Leaves Muizlc of Gun With I
Initial Velocity of 4138 I crt
PARIS, March 28. Pclamare Maze,
a French inventor, yesterday sold to
the French government the patent of
a new long range gun which after
thorough testa, has shown It has a
range of from 100 to 120 miles. The
shell leaves the muzzle of this gun at
a speed of approximately 4168 feet
, Premier Lloyd George announced In
the British parliament recently that
England had been negotiating with
France to secure the right to use the
plans of the gun. The Belgian gov
ernment is now manufacturing a simi
lar cannon at Liege. American mili
tary attaches In Europe have written
to the government asking that Ameri
can representatives may be present
In connection with the development
of this piece of ordnance which Is
called "the Turbon cannon," It may
be recalled that two years ago last
Tuesday the Germans began to bom
bard Paris with their long range "big
Berthas," the shells falling In the
city as if from an airplane.
CHINESE PURSUE NEGRO
Ed Brooks Arrextrd, t'harfcod With
Stealing Can of Venn.
When Inspectors MrCulloch and
Swennes saw Ed Brooks, a nepro.
walking hastily across the O.-W. R.
& N. bridge yesterday morning with
knife in his hand and pursued at s
safe distance by a half dozen Chinese
they arrested Brooks for Investiga
tion. Brooks was charged by the Chinese
with having entered the butcher shop
and grocery of Low Tond. 8S North
Fourth street, and to have pocketed
'a can of peas when he thought the
proprietor was not looking.
When the Chinese attempted to take
the can from him he Is said to have
pulled out a knife and then tried to
makic his escape. Low Pond and a
party of his friends followed.
"I didn't steal his old can of peas."
protested Brooks. But when the of
ficers searc-hed him they, found tho
can In his pocket.
BOILER KILLS ENGINEER
W. McMuus, 30, Dirs in Kxplo-
slon; Two Others Are llorl.
CHICAGO. March 28. W. McManus.
engineer, 30 years old, of Milwaukee,
was killed and two other members of
the crew of a Chicago, Milwaukee
& St. Paul freight train were Injured
when the boiler of the locomotive ex
ploded today at Drerficld, 111.
The injured were: Joseph Dell of
Milwaukee, fireman, and James
Leather, brakeman.. Dell was in a
critical condition tonight.
Legality of Nebraska Liquor Law
,fflrmcd by Court.
LINCOLN. Neb., March 28 The Ne
braska supreme court Saturday upheld
the constitutionality of the law en
acted at the last session of the leg.
The state is given the right to con
fiseate automobiles that have been
used for Illegal transportation of
INDEX OF TODAY'S NEWS
YESTERDAY'S Maximum temperature, &S
d. trees; minimum, 4. dfgT4r.
TODAY'S Generally fair; aouthwe.terly
Poles hold reds off In rrerce combat.
French perfect new lonfranie cannon.
Soldiers of Ehert capture Denslaken.
Everyone In Russia Is forced to work, both
men and women registering. Page
Wood sees plot In charges by Borah.
Tornado razes towns and kills many it,
middle west. Page I.
Elgin, III., suffers great damage from
tornado. Page 3.
McAdoo "earnestly asks" Oregon demo
crats not to place name In primary.
Labor to organize as political unit for
campaign. Page 2
Wood first cholca In Nebraska poll. Page .
Sumpter railroad rate wilt be protested
by lumber men. Page S.
Fight In primary Interests Alaska political
leaders. Paga 6.
Northwest girls win Gottiam In theatrical
debut. Paga 1.
Story-book captain Is maAcr of palatial
barkemlne Vigilant. Page I.
Two-thnueand-mlle chase ended by arrest
of alleged notorious forger. Page 4.
Oregon city berry-plant propagation In
dustry la proving Important on.
I. W. W. outlaw shoots up town of Issaquah,
Wash. Page 1 .
Boss Walter umpirea Beavers to victory.
Aggiea drop three out of four conference
games In California., Page 10.
Tommy Milton drives to victory n Los
Angeles speedway race. Page II.
PortlaJid and Vicinity.
Alleged pals, charged with last summer's
holdup aeries, meet again In city Jail.
Farm bureaus of eastern Oregon start ac
tive campaign for general betterment.
. Page 16.
Council expected to approve Swan Island
plan. Page 7.
Loss In bank deposits shows healthy proc
ess of deflation. Page 17.
Gospel advertising by press, film and bill
board urged. Page 18.
S. W. King, pioneer basinets man of Port
land, dies. Paga .
Mra. Elsie Pollock falls to death at Shep
herd's Dell. Pago 1.
Ctvlo club will Inspect knitting mill.
Thundnr. Paga l.
Many reservations already socured by peo
ple wishing to attend foreign trad con
vention. Tag .
Mrs. Elsie Pollock Drops
Down High Cliff..
HUSBAND SEES WIFE DIE
Beautiful Shcppcrd's Dell Is
Scene of Tragedy.
WEDDING FETE MARRED
ToiiriMj, I'o!e for rirture on Hum
lie Cliff When Vl-llor Top.
pirn Over in I'nlnt.
As she Mood at one of the rhcs.
pard's Iell waterfalls early yrnter
dy afternoon to have a photograph
taken, Mrs. Klslo I'olloc-k of Trek,
Cal, suddenly gave way to an atta k
of dizziness and plunged down a SO
foot cliff Into the canyon, death re
sulting Instantaneously, This Is the
first accident of this character that
has occurred on the Columbia high
way and. In this Instance, formed a
tragic Incident In a wedding party.
Mrs. Pollock, who was 41 yeirs of
age, had come to Tortland a week
ago with her husband. V. n. rnllork,
who Is In the merchandise business
In Treka, to attend (he wedding of
the latter's brother, r. R. Tollork.
The trio early yesterday motored up
the highway and about 1 o'clock
stopped at the dell. Mr. and Mrs.
Tollock climbed up beside one of the
series of falls while the brother stood
on a small bridge with a camera.
Mrs. Tollock was on the outer wide,
where the stream, at this season of
the year a veritable torrent, rushes
past a little lcdite about a font high.
A stroke of dizziness caused her t
lose her balance and, as she fell to
ward tho etream, her husband caught
her by on left, but was unablo to
maintain bis grasp and Mra. Polio, k
fell head flrrt over the cliff, laighng
partly in the water and partly on
the rock at the base of th falls.
Head Haltered nocks.
Tho bank down which the unfor
tunate woman plunged does not take
a vertical drop, but In the headlong
desi-ent her head struck a rock or
obstacle with surh force that a hole
was torn In the top of the skull and
her face was badly battered. lr. If.
H. i:ast of Bridal Veil was called,
reaching the scene even before Ihej
difficult recovery of the body had
been effected, but said It was obvious
that death had resulted InMantane
ously from the puncture of the skull.
So far his examination showed.
Mrs. Pollock's body was not other
l-'lrst news of the tragedy was re
ceived In Portland from a woman who
happened to be passing lh scene In
an automobile. She told the autnor
Itles that a woman had been mur
dered by being shoved over Ihe cliff
and Motorcycle Officers Anderson and
Wiles and Deputy Sheriff Wilson lm
mediately rushed lo the scene.
Py the time the officers grrlved.
about 2 o'rlork. P. R. Pollock bad
managed to make his way painfully
down the cliff and remove the wom
an's body from the water.
He found It Impossible to carry
the body from the bottom of the can
on, however, on account of the pre
cipitous character of the banks. The
officers obtained a long rope from
a neighboring farm house and sfler
fully an hour of hard work managed
to take the body to the edge of the,
canyon after which It was turned
over to Deputy Coroner Leo Goetsuf .
Body la Keaemed.
Owing to Ihe fact that the etiff
over which the woman fell was not
a vertical one It was Impossible lo
attach a rope to the body and ral
It out. The rope was consequently
attached around the waist of Officer
Wiles who made his way to the bot
tom of the canyon. With the assist-
ance of his companion who pulled
on the rope he then attempted to
carry the woman's body out on his
Mrs. Pollock was a heavy woman
and by the time the officer had made
his way about half way up the steep
declivity, he found himself exhausted.
Deputy Sheriff Wilson then came to
the rescue. The body was transferred
to the ehoulders of the deputy sheriff,
the rope attached to his walat and
after some more minutes of heart
breaking work the top of the ascent
was at last reached.
Deputy Coroner Gnetsch said last
night that there would be no Inquest.
The body will be held at the morgue
-until arrangements ar made by th
family to care for It.
Before her marriage Mr. Tollock
was Miss Elsie Shock of Yrrka. She
haa several brother and a slater liv
ing in Slakiyob county, California.
The couple had no children.
Mr. and Mra Pollock had been stay
ing at the Multnomah hotel while in
the city. P. U. Pollock, who la con
nected with th headquarters of the
plumbers 'union in the Lumber Ex
change building, lives at S11 East Ash
street and her they had been spend
ing most of tbeir time.
The accident was witnessed only b
a party in another automobile, which
bad (topped at the dell.
DEATH ON HIGHWAY