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VOL. X. NO. 313.
PORTLAND, OREGONWEDNESDAY EVENING, MARCH 6, 1912 TWENTY PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS illTcITIl
Englishman Said to
South Pole .. Banker Snead's Father Slain
Gotterill Elected Mayor of
by 600 or More .. Single Tax Badly Beaten
Race in AntarcticVon by Scott
Hopes of Other
CAPTAIN TO BOAL
Member of Famous Fiamily of
English Navigators Report-
v ed to Have Won in Dash In
to Far South. ' - v .
Antarctlo BhImi of the " '
1772 Captain Cook, Brmsn
navy, was first person to cross
Antarctic circle; went 71 5e-
grees, lfl minutes south. ' v
. 1820 Blllnsshausn, Rus-
sian. 69 degrees; B2'rnlngtes 4
south j . ,A
1823 James W. Eddell, Brlt--4
Jsh. 74 degrees, . 18. minutes
BOUth." ' .
1839 Lieutenant Charles 4
; WHkes, American, explored what
is now- called Wilkes Land. . '
1840 James Clam boss, nt-
l9h, discovered what U now Ross
sea. 77 degrees south.
1874 G.. 8. Nares, British.
Antarctic circle, the Challenger,; 4
4 discovered the fact that animal . 4
life covered the . floor of the 4
; 4 Polar seas.
4 - 19Q809 Ernest Bhackleton,'
4 ,' British, 88 degrees, 13 minutes
nouth; ill miles from the pole,
- (t'nlttd rri lcwl Wirt.) j
T London. March 8, It Is reported Jexe
tfTo r CaptaiT 'iScotTTair Cached the
South. Pole, thus defeating the aspira
tions of Japanese and Norwegian ex
. plorers who started on similar expedi
tions about the same time. The Boyal
Geographical . society admitted, that. It
had heard the report, but was unable tQ
vouch for Us authority. Captain Rob
ert P, Scott, who is reported to have
been successful In his dash for the
Bouth Pole, Is from, a famous English
naval family. He commanded the dis
covery expedition to the Antarctic re
gions In 1902-1904, planting the British
flag at 82 degrees. 17 minutes, south.
' Captain Scott's latest polar expedition
has cost over 3200,000. The money was
subscribed by the British people and
the government. He sailed from Lon.
"don on the Terra Nova, June 1, 1910,
stopping at New Zealand on his way to
Ross Sea, in the Antarctic regions.
The Terra Nova is the largest and
strongest of- the old . Scotch whalers.
She was built at Dundee In 1884, is 187
feet long and 82 feet beam. Since 1903
the Terra. Nova has been engaged In
polar trips,, having been in both the
Arctic and Antarctic regions.
" Captain Raould Amundsen Is - also
conducting an expedition ' with the
South Pole as his goaj He sailed from
Buenos Ayres late In 1910 Into Ross
Sea, where he was left near Kfng Edward-Land,
the Tram, hjs boat, re
turning to South America to await the
coming of another summer. The Pram
is Nansen's old Arctlo shtp. It Is 125
feet long and IT feet from deck to
' keel. The .Pramv carried 118 Arctic
dogs, sleds and skis besides provis
ions for a seven years' voyige. Noth
ing has been heard from Captain
Amundsen lately and it Is believed that
(Continued on Page Four.)
.N.-J. Roche, Bricklayer, Drops
160 Feet When Cornice Is
N. J. Roche, a bricklayer, married,
employed on the Llpman-Wolfe build
ing, who resided at 117 Eighteenth
street, was almost Instantly killed at
- 1:40 o'clock, this afternoon, when the
piece of cornice at the top of the build
ing, where he was working, gave way.
' He dropped . distance of 160 feet to the
street. In falling. he grabbed a piece
of terra cotta, but it came loose and
fell to the ground with the man.
The.; accident caused excitement
hmong the pedestrians tn the street
Some crowded around , the victim In
' morbid curiosity, while others turned
- away from the shocking scene.
. ' ' Roche had Just returned to work from
"lunch when the accident occurred.' He
was working on the cornice of -the
building near the top, finishing th In
lay work, when, without a second of
warning, 1 a large piece of the terra
eotta work broke loose and the work
f .' man fell from the dlwy height to his
death, ' -'A - - ' . ,
He was picked up by several pedes
trians, who, with the assistance of Pa
trolman Heuston, carried -him across
the street Into the entrance ot the Yeon
he "was only badly hurt, but upon, the
arrival of the Red Cross ambulance, it
. was learned that life was extinct. The
bedv was removed to the morgue. :
Discovers South Pole
Captain - Robert Scott, English ex
plorer, who is said to hare won in
dash into Antarctic. 1. ,4 )
Coal Miners Consider Accept
' ing Assurance of Parlia
. mentV Enacting a Minimum
Wage Law; Rush Measure.
-r (United Press Leased Wlre.
London, March ... 6. Relief for the
millions -of - suffering -poor throughout
the United Kingdom appeared In sight
today when announcement was made
(Continued en Page. Two,)
FATHER OF BANKER
WHO SLAV BOYCE
KILLED BY TENANT
Sire of Amarillo Financier Who
Shot Parent of Eloper Mur
dered by Farmer Who Then
Ends Own Life.
LEAVES NOTE SAYING
4 REVENGE WAS MOTIVE
Slayer Meets Minister in the
Postoffice and at Once
(United PrcM mim4 Wlra.t
Austin, Texas, MarcJ 8. Rev.
J, T. Snead, father of J. B. Snead, the
Amarillo banker, recently on trial In
Forth Worth for the murder of A. O.
Boyce Sr. was shot and killed today
at Georgetown, near here, by R. O. Mil
liard, who afterward committed suicide.
HUliard left a note saying that revenge
was the motive for. the crime.
Rev. Mr.' Snead attended his son's
trial in Forth AVorth, which resulted in
a disagreement and an order for a new
trial. The younger Snead shot and
killed A.. G. Boyce Sr.. following a quar
rel with the latter over the elopement
of A. G. Boyce Jr., with Mrs. Snead.
Hllliard, who was a tenant on one
of the Snead farms, met the minister at
the postof fli He at once-opened-flrcr
sending three bullets into the clergy
man's body. :."-r''':
. Active la Boa's Defense.
Snead's father, who was a Baptist
minister, was active In "the defense of
his son, whose shooting of the Elder
Boyoe sprung from the elopement ot
A. 'a. Boyoe Jr. with ;. his (Snead's)
wife. -..-.v-v. - .'-'-. "
Snead and his beautiful young wife
llva direotlv ooDosite the Boyce reel-
dencV.-i' th families bccupyln g the, w two-
handsomest mansions In the town or
Amarillo. Boyce owned the famous
Capital ranch, which Is known as one
of the largest in the world. The "bank
er and the ranch owner had been friends
for years and never had a disagree
ment of any kind until last November
when Snead'a young wife ran away
with the son of . the husband's best
friend. ' ; ..-
Before leaving town young Boyce
drew 3101,000 from the local banks,
and, Mrs. Snead stocked her trunks with
816,000 worth of her Jewelry. Supply
lng.liimself with liberal funds the grief
stricken husband tracked the elopers
to St. Louts and then to New York,
where he lost track of them. The cou
ple were finally located In Winnipeg,
Canada, and were placed under arrest
Mrs. Snead defiantly declared that she
would never return to her husband, that
she loved Boyce and -would stand by
him forever. But the appeals of her
banker, who had hurried to Canada,
caused her to change her mind and re-
. (Continued on-Page Four.)
BALKED; CELLS OF
f ELOHS WAIT THEM
All Women Destroying Prop
erty in England Hereafter
Will Be Sentenced to Seven
Years in Prison.
MADE UNDER NEW POLICY
Leaders Confer as to Whether
to Continue Demonstrations;
Majority Say "Yes."
(United Preti taw4 Wire.)
London, March . Determined to end
the reign ot terror throughout England
caused by the activities of the suffra
gettes', 'the government today inaugu
rated a policy by which all those de
stroying property of any sort will be
sentenced to seven years' Imprisonment
as common felons. This was announced
by Police Inspector McCarthy, after a
raid on suffragette headquarters. He
said: . ""
. "Hereafter, women breaking the laws
will be treated Just as everyone else
committing crime Is treated."
Conspiracy Hew Charge.
All those arrested under the new rule
will be charged with conspiracy. The
first so charged were Pethlck Law
rence and his wtfer Joint editors off
"Votes for Women." It was reported that
Chrlstabel Pankhurst had been arrested
last night, but today It was admitted
that she had eluded the police.
The government officials today are
perusing letters and documents seised
In the raid on. the surrragette headquar
ters. It Is reported they found a com
plete plan of oampaign which Mrs. Em
mellne Pankhurst and other leaders had
prepared and that this will be used as a
Pankhurst Is serving a term in Old Bat
ley prison. -
Slan to Attaon fond.
To further cripple the suffragettes tte
government plans to attach the funds ot
the organization to reimburse out of
them those persons whose property was
damaged by suffragette outbreaks. More
tnan i&oo.ooo is avauaDie ror this pur
pose. .- ..
Commenting upon the activities of
the militants, Mrs. David Lloyd-George,
wife of the chancellor of the exchequer
and a suffragist of the safe and sane
variety, said today:
"We hope that woman -aoffrage Is
coming, and It Is If these militant wo
men do not persist . In making the
friends of suffrage Its enemies. If
they want Suffrage to pass this year,
they will act In a sensible way."
Pethlck Lawrence and his wife were
arraigned this afternoon and remanded
without ball. Their hearing; was set
for March 14.
The police courts today were crowd.
(Continued on Page Two.)
Discussing the Political Situation
Colonel Roosevelt anfl United States Senator Joseph M. Dixon of Mon-
.tana, his campaign manager; photographed recently in Nesw York.
Companion, at Last Reports,
Barricaded in Town Hall at
- Chin Chow; British Soldiers
Sent to Rescue.
(Untttd Preis Leased Wire.) --
Peking, March 8. The Rev. F. Day,
a missionary, was murdered by muti
nous Chinese soldiers at Chin Chow, ac
cording to advices received here today.
No details were given. '
Missionary Day was connected with
the Church of England mission. ' His
home address Is - unknown. MY S.
Hughes, another missionary, accompa
nied him. At last reports Hughes was
barricaded in the - town hall at Chin
Chow. - Ten British soldiers have been
sent to the rescue. 4
Washington, March 8. United States
Minister William J. Calhoun at Peking
today cabled the American authorities
at Manila to rush TOO additional troops
to Peking, according to advloes received
here by the war department.
This action followed a conference of
foreign diplomats In Peking who. de
cided to ask-their respective ; govern
ments for additional soldiers. . The re
quest for more troops Indicates that
(Continued on Page Four.)
S AND FEET HEtllimiBHP
TO SLEEP LAST NAP;
"Bill" Lamorte of Portland, Without Food,, Leaves Camp in Mountain
' Wild to Come to Civilization for Food; Extreme Snow and . Cold
Nearly Ends. Ills Career; Eats Cougar Meat Then Falls Asleep; Bite
of Pup Awakens Him And He Rises and Stumbles Into Estacada, ;
His hands and feet frozen as the re
cult of five days and nights' exposure
in mountain wilds, during which his
only food was raw cougar meat and
raved from death by the bite of a fox
terrier pup, "Bill" LamorJe of Portland,
hunter" and trapper,' arrived at Esta
cada In a pitiable condition last night,
and'- Is now at the home of his brother,
David Lamorte, Delaware avenue, where
physicians are working to save the
frosen parts from amputation. -
J'BIH" Lamorie's story sounds like an
embellished leatherstocjcing tale. .
. Late last fall, lured by the reports of
splendid hunting and trapping, Lamorle
and three companions, Bostone, Curley
and Williams, "packed'" Into the wild
country, above Government' Springs,
Clackamas county, with Joseph LamorJe
-The party was well provided with
provisions for any ordinary emergency,
H being understood that ; the trails
during rne winter, mougn iney were u
miles from Portland. - ...
party Breaks Camp.
Inter snows were unusually heavy,
To Council Manager of P. R.t
; L. & P. Co. Says Proposed
; Measure Will Positively Not
Vice President. and General Manager
F.- I. Fuller r of the Portland - Railway.
Light & Power Co. made the emphatio
statement In the city council this mors
lng that the company would refuse to
accept the proposed franchise ordinance
covering street extensions aggregating
more.- than seven - miles if the council
should - Insist on the Inclusion of an
amendment to the draft submitted by
tha company reserving to the-city the
right to fix, alter, change or regulate
fares to be charged over the lines af
fected by the ordinance. The council
immediately became the scene of a tu
mult that .has not been In evidence,
before since the celebrated blanket fran
chise was granted to the streetcar com
pany several years ago. ' In the end,
however, the , lawmakers Incorporated
the regulative amendment In the ordi
nance, only Councilman John H. Burgard
holding out to the last , and voting
against Us Insertion.;
Just before the main body met the
street committee held a final session,''
(Continued on Page Thirteen.)
BITE OF DOG SAVES HIS LIFE
however, according tov Lamorie's re
port, but the quartet' of hardy men
feared no particularly severe . features
in their experience until, when supplies
were low, and an effort to get out was
made,' It was found that all trails were
covered with from., 10 to IS feet, of
snow. It was decided at a council of
the hunters that It would be virtually
suicide for all for any one of them to
try to -'get out to a supply point and
get back again with provisions In time
to ,save- the others from -starvation.
The snow was so deep that trapping had
amounted to practically nothing, and
the prospects of securing 'game for
food were not promising enough to be
Considered at all. So It was decided
that the camp shonld bs abandoned, and
that all would try to get back to civil
isation.': ... .-, '"' -; ', ,
Lamorie's companions had money
among them and they decided to go to
Detroit, Marion county, which was but
t4,. ml If a ... from-camn-. andoWherethey
could get a train into Portland. Whether
they arrived at Detroit or not Mr. La
morte does not know. He has heard
(Continued on Page Nine.)
BY CITY ORDINANCE
TURNED DOWN BY
EN, HE SAYS
. wi --r
With Unofficial Count Com
plete Except 1 Precmct Cot
terill Has 500 to 600 Ma
jority in Huge Vote.
SINGLE TAX LOSES BY
AT LEAST TWO TO ONE
Bogue Plans for "City Beau
tiful" Rejected; Terminal
e Teatures of Seattle Election. '
4 . Cotterlll. wins by 60O to 800.
e ( Single tax loses ,by 3 to l or
3 to 1, but pleases' advocates by
e polling heavy numerical vote.
"City Beautiful" plane lose;
e voters feel taxes are too high.
Bush terminals probably voted.
e Four Socialists . defeated, al-
though E. J. Brown, corporation
4 counsel candidate, got perhaps
e 28.000 votes.
Fifty thousand dollars lost on
e Gin. . -
. Gill carried vice section.
Stattle, Wash., March . . With-
precincts out of a total of 881 reporting
their votes, unofficial returns this after
noon Indicate that George F. Cotterill
is elected mayor by a majority of be
tween COO and 600 votes. A recheck of
the count may change the figures to
some extent but a majority of BOO la
considered a conservative estimate of
the result of one of the most hotly con
tested elections in the history of this
city. , '
- Seattle,-Wash., March 8. By a nn'
Jorlty of about-800, which (Complete re
turns may raise to 1000, Seattle has
elected George H. Cotterill mayor and
has once again repudiated Hiram C Gill,
who was recalled from the mayoralty a
Thla Is the result Of the most strenu
ous campaign In recent years, the short
end candidate nosing out. -
- At noon unofficial figures gave Cot
terill 81,832 arid Gill 80,830, with about
half a doien precincts yet to hear from.
They may change the majority but not
the result,, although,, at Gill headquarters
admission ot defeat was not given In
face of these returns. It la expected
the official count may Increase Cotter
ill's majority. At noon only 76 precincts
had reported to the comptroller and the
more complete figures are the result
of the newspaper canvass and the count
kept by the Cotterill committee. ;
- Gill Ken Hope to the Xairt
As late as o'clock last night when
the polls closed. Gill men were still of
feting odds of, 2 to 1 and although GUI
odds dropped from 4 to 1. to to 1 dur
ing the last week, little Cotterlljioney
was In evidence. The last few days
even money was offered on GUI's ma
jority at 8009 and considerable was
wagered at this figure.
Results by wards show that GUI car
ried the first and sixth. Including the
downtown districts, white CotterlU car
ried the seventh, a residence section,
by about 300. Gill carried his own ward,
the third, by ftss than 1000. while Cot
terill carried nis, the eighth, by nearly
600. In the other . residence sections.
Including University district Ballard.
West Seattle, Green Lake, Fremont and
all (the northern part Cotterill carried
all the wards from the seventh to. the
fourteenth, inclusive. GUI lost the thit
(Continued on Page Thirteen.)
Police Allege : Unionists Car
ried Red Pepper Intended
for Strikebreakers, '
(I'DlUd rreis Lut Wire.)
Lawrence, Mass., Maroh 6. Renewing
their "physical force' tactics with the
textile strikers here, police and militia
men charged a crowd of plcketers at the
Arlington Mills today, and arrested .10
women and five men on charges of in
timidation and assault. The strikers
assert thst the charge was unwarranted,
claiming that the plcketers were only
trying to induce workers not to return
to the mills until granted the 16 pr cunt
Increase. - . . . '
The. police allege that some of the
strikers carried bags of red pepper and
feared they would attempt to Mlml the
workers who wished to take advantage
of the five per cent Increase offered by
the mill ewoers.
There was no unusual violence to!y(
the police refraining from clubi-inf
women. One striker who 'resisted nr
rest however, was severely beaten.
More men are fit work In th in".'
todey-than- -ewy-.4lm - -4 te (.
started. Mill owners snxert thnl t,
backbone of the strike Is broken, h'it t y,
strikers declare liM 12.000 ot '! I t
are stilt out
CHARGE UPON PICK