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THE DALLES, OREGON, WEDNESO AY EVENING, APRIL 27, 1921.
FEUD IN CQNTROE
POACHING SITUAT ON REVER8EO
WITH HEAVILY REINFORCED
FOUR UNDER ARREST
FISH COMMISSION ENDEAVORING
TO FIND WHERE SO-CALLED
"PIRATES" SiELL CATCHES.
By United Press
OREGON CITY, Or., April 27
With Captain A, E. Burghduff, Btate
game warden, in charge, search-
lights playing and power boats filled1
with armed wardens keeping patrol ber, took the stand that inasmuch
tnroughout the night, state officials 'as the chamber is now a combined
reversed the fish pirate situation at city and county organization, no
Oregon City and were this morning chamber money should be, spent upon
in complete control of the river. the auto park without the consent
Spasmodic skirmishes marked the, of the majority of the county direc
night, with patrol boats occasionally tors. The auto park wo-Jld primarily
greeted by a -harmless fusilade of benefit the city, he contended, thus
MJ!rJ?e 8h0reV FoUr arrests "!?Irlii; .I1!! r;
ncic uiuue, mere was no recurrence
of the shooting.
The alleged fish rirates made no
attempt to rush the wardens off the
river, as they did early yesterday ,
in a series of battles that resulted
... . '
in severe Injuries to II. E. Meads,
,1 A . .1
cu.ei ueuuiy wuruen tor uiacnamas
county and minor injuries sustained
by numerous others on both sides oi
the controversy. i
Meads was injured when a boul-
der was hurled from the river bluff
i j it,, , . I
directly down into his patrol boat.
Roy Bremmer, a Multnomah coun
ty warden, was surrounded on the
suspension bridge between Oregon
City and West Linn by a mob who
threatened to tie him and throw him
in the Willamette river, as Meads
was thrown in during a similar bat
tle last year. " j
Bremmer has secured warrants for
the arrest of George Storey and Sam
and Doug Finnucane, charging them
with threatening to kill. Fourteen
other warrants are out on various I
charges in connection with the fish
war, but up to 9 o'clock this morn
ing officials had been unable to er
In a clash between a small num-
ber of wardens and half a hundred
fishermen on Main street here last
night, Bremmer was ordered to leave
'Til stick around a while," he re-
"You won't last long," was the
significant answer. j
Battles between wardens and com-
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FOR LOCAL CHILDREN
VACANT LOT ADJACENT
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
TO BE USED.
A children's playground, with hand'
knll nntl i ct n o fo m 1T1 O t fW IIIAlf
pitching and many other forms of
amusement for the children of the
community, will soon be an estab-
llshed fact in The Dalles, according munuy music: .Mrs. uamon 1:
to the present plan. Williams, chairman, B. A. Lubbe,
M. R. Matthew has turned over Charles Roth, F. M. Sexton, Mrs. Hal
to Community Service, rent free, the Fancher.
vacant lot In the rear of the First Neighborhood Organization: Fred
National bank building in Third Cyphers, chairman, Mrs. John Nash,
street, for this purpose. Not to be O. K. Harbman, Mrs. Frank Saunder?,
outdone in generosity, the officers ot W. C. Malloy, Mrs. Richard French,
the bank have given permission lor Mr. Spickerman, Mrs. Charles Burch
use ot the walls of the bank for torf, John L. Bogue.
handball purposes. j ,
Tne community oervice Huiieuc
committee nlans to establish hand-!
ball and volley ball courts on this
property and children who are now
using' the north slda of the court
house building for their handball -
court will be Invited to make use of
the new courtB. It U also planned
to lay out a court for quoits, more
commonly knows as horse-shoe pitch-1
las. Other amusement features will
be added from time te time. I
WOULD SPEND $3,000
FOR MHO CAMP
PRESIDENT RICE WANTS COUN
TY MEMBERS TO HAVE VOICE
IN, SPENDING FUNDS.
The auto camp site committee oi
The Dalles-Wasco County Chamber'
of Commerce would like to be able,
to spend $3,000 in the establishment
of a creditable auto camp ground
west of the city, H. R. Pancher,
chairman of the committee, told the'
chamber board of directors assem
bled in regular meeting last night..
This sum would be spent in the
construction of a road through the
grounds, building of Dutch ovens for
use by the campers, planting of hun
dreds of quick-growing trees, con
struction of necessary buildings and
general improvement of the park,
H. S. Rice, president of the cham-
bjhuu ui un iu(, yom uiuuvj .uiv ma
chamber without securing any of
s derived from the use of
y. if it is spent on the
auto park. Only two county direc
tors were present at the meeting. ,
,j i.. . a
some way cuu.u uiuuu iu
..11 . II.. nnmn c44-.-i rtfltYl 1YI 4 1 1 A a C1 (((
uuuw amV v,vv
for use at the present time, the otn-
et $2,000 could probably be raised
later by public subscription, Fancher
declared. C. A. Johnston asked the
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WORKERS APPOINTED TO CARRY
ON AFTER DEPARTURE OF
H. W. ARBURY.
Chairman J. T. Rorick has announ
ced the permanent committee appoint
ments for Community Service to con
tinue the work after H. W. Arbury
leaves. The appointments were con-
flrmed the executive board at a
Bnecial meeting held yesterday after-
Finance; Mrs. D. M. French, chair-
man, Carlton Pepper, Charles Roth,
Public meetings: John L. Bogue,
chairman, Fred Cyphers, Mrs. Charles
in addition to the standing commit
tees, the following special committees
were named and confirmed by the
Athletics: Captain Robert Murray,
chairman, Hugh Davey, Charlotte
Thrall, Dr. F. R. Brazeau, M. ZeJI.
Hospitality and entertainment:
Miss Anne M. Lang, chairman, Clyde
iSeltz, Pat Foley, Hal Fancher, Helen
I Fair, Flora Carr.
T0. Playgrounds: Mrs. Joseph Stadel-
man, chairman, Anno M. Lang, A. S.
Roberts, Lynn Roycroft, Mrs. J. M.
i Drama and pageantry: Lynn Roy-
7" "' ",0- uu
daI ' iIrs' CharIes Burchtorf, E. C,
Alally. Helen Fair. I
OREGON WIN FIRST GAME 1
nr rni 1 rr.c rnurrapiurr!
OF COLLEGE CONFERENCE ,
piii.t.am w-rt. .Anrn 27Th
University of Oregon won the open-
jng conference baseball game here
Monday afternoon, defeaUng Wash-
Dgton State college 4 to 3.
The batteries: U. of O., Berg,
Gray and Leslie. W. S. C, Skadan,
Ruley and Bray. '
RAILROAD BOARD HEARS STATE
MENT OF W. J. LAUCK, A. F.
OF L. ECONOMIST.
POOL EQUIPMENT AND REPAIR8,
CUT DOWN SALARIES, AD-
By Robert S. Thornburgh
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
CHICAGO, April 27 Details of
how organized labor believes
1-ads of the United States can save
over one billion dollars in expeudJ-j The reason for the intense Interest
tuves annually were described by W.'in this particular blast was the fact
Jett Lauck, American Federation of that the O.-W. R. & N. railroad tracks
Labor economist, today in a state- are only about 50 feet away from the
ment to the Unlted stateg rallroad hlgUway at thlg ,)0,ntl wliile Cape
board. Hom tQwers fQr ,lundm,B ot
Lauck appeared as a witness for fet over both the highway and the
railroad uni0ns in their fight to pre- rallroad tracks An accident and the
Vent redUction of wases asked .tracks would have been covered with
"Highest efficiency in railroad ad
mlnistration will be obtained through
i, ir,j ..., ..
gIonal CQntrol wulch u
facilities reKardless of com--
txisung iacmues legaraiess or com-
peUng fsMna.. Lauck sa,d
He quoted fomer Director-General
wllUam G McAdoo to show that
' ".. . . ,,, . Mnt
n,aiMft nfW lining
management In the direction ot a
comprehensive national plan for
transporting products with minimum
cuoi i in uie hiiui ietL uue iiuui puiui.
to point." .... .
Lauck suggested pooling of repair (
shops, elimination of circuitous rail
routs, unification of terminals, con-
enllrlntlrvn nf Hnlrnf nfflrnH. ".lnlvm-s.ll
mileage tickets, standardization of
equipment, maintenance of uniform
classifications, maintenance of com-
... . ..
mon time tames Detween important,
points, high demurrage rates and
operation of water routes for relief
of crowded rail lines.
iPooling of locomotives and car
were recommended to meet traffic con
gestion. He said this would be im
possible under private control.
Lauck charged failure to adopt eco
nomic devices, to standardize loco-
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QUARREL BETWEEN OLD TIME F RIENDS HAS TRAGIC ENDING
BOTH WILL PROBABLY Dl' AFFAIR OCCURS IN THE
CROWDED LOOP DISTRICT.
CHICAGO, April 27. Jeannetto
Hoy, daughter of a well-known con
tractor, today fired two bullets Into
the body of Catherine Davis and then
turned the gun on herself.
The tragedy was the result of a
quarrel between the girls, who have
been close friends for several years,
phy8iclww said that both were
The shooting took place on an ele
vated platform at Madison and Wa
bash, in the heart of the loop, and
threw hundreds of persons, hurrying
to work, Into panic.
Miss Davis, a bookkeeper, had Just
left a train on her way to work.
Miss Hoy, hiding behind a post, pull
ed a revolver from hej hand-bag and
fired. Tho bullets entered Miss Da
The girl with the pistol held the
cr0W(j at bay and rushed down tho
stairs to tho street. In the rear of tho
building la which Miss Davla worke-s,
M,8S Ho firea" Ulree BhotB ,nt0 ber
PHce a,(1 tbat M,ss Dav,B received
a letter from Miss Hoy recently, en-
closing a bullet.
The letter, in part, said:
"I love you very much;' and I am
AS A THRILLER, BIG
' HIGHWAY BLAST
CAREFULLY PLACED EXPLOSIVES
DO WORK WITHOUT DAM
AGE TO RAILROAD.
Everybody stood on tiptoe yestei
day afternoon when the switch that
was to set off a big blast on Cape
Horn, near the Deschutes river, was
' pulled. According to all plans, the
blast, containing 1000 pounds of black
powder would loosen up sufficient
rock on the mountain to permit the
construction of a roadbed for the Co
lumbia River highway, which is to be
":cut through solid rock at this point.
The switch was pulled, followed an
instant later by a muffled i roar as
what a minute before had been solid
rock suddenly arose several feet :n
4 Vl a olt ntwl crnntlif t? - f I rwl 1 n rr n mi In
is timo in fragaments,
tons of rock which might have de
layed train service for hours.
The amount of power to be used
P B 3 B
tv hmvovn- nn,i nniv ,. i,m,i
ty, however, and only one large boul
der landed on the track. This was re
moved within a few minutes. A little
further on, workmen' are engaged in
drilling a tunnel through the side of
the imountnln, to bo known as the
1g reported KILLED, 50
INJURED, IN TORNADO
By United Press
HATTIESBURG, Miss., April 27.
Fifteen men, women and children
w"e k'lle and more 5 PerS0"E
injured today by a cyclone-that razed
tne town of Braxton, Miss., according
tn aHvipfQ rp.fivffH har nrfnv
SUPPOSED ROBBER WOUNDED
By United Press
ERIE, Pa., April 27. A man believ
ed to be Charles Chair, wanted 'n
Denver for a $23,000 express rob
bery, was today seriously wounded
in a battle with railroad detectives.
His recovery is doubtful.
One detective was wounded.
sorry that wo had a quarrol. I do not
understand why you will no longer seo
"I'm lonesome without you, I want
to patch things up.
"You probably don't understand
how a gill could love another girl as
1 do you."
Allco Davis, sister of tho girl who
was shot, said:
"I can't understand It tlio two
glrlH wore togothor constantly."
Matrons at the Mary Dawes hotel
said Jeannetto and Catherine met
each other ut the hotel two years ago
and w"ero constant associates.
Catherine, It was said, left tho homo
and went to Chattanooga, Tenn., re
turning to Chicago last November mid
stopping at the Eleanor club.
Since that timo Catherine has
Matrons said Jeannetto has sont
Bilk, hosiery, candy and large corsage
boquets of beautiful flowers to Cath
erine for the last several months,
Jeannette was arraigned In court a
week ago on complaint of Ca'herjne,
following the receipt of the letter 111
which the bullet wuh enclosed.
On promlso not to bother Catherine
any more, Jeannetto was releaxed,
AMITY OF ALLIES THREATENED
BY LATEST REPARATION OFFERS
BRITAIN'S REQUEST FOR CLARIFICATION OF VAGUE CLAUSES BY
GERMANS LEADS FRENCH TO FEAR OTHER ALLIES
VON SIMONS, CRITICIZED, OFFERS RESIGNATION
NEW PROPOSALS NOT ACCEPTABLE TO FRANCE AND QUICK AD
VANCE INTO RUHR BASIN ON MAY 1 IS PLANNED; PRE
MIERS PLA N MEETING.
WASHINGTON, April 27. Uer
many's latest reparations offer has
threatened'the amity of tho allies.
While French officials immediately
branded tho proposals as unaccept
abfe, Britain proceodod to ask Berlin
for the clarification of certain vague
clauses, leading to tho belief that she
will consider the negotiations.
France is determined to seize the
Ruhr valley and inflict haish penal
ties on Germany for "failure to meet
the treaty terms."
Italy opposes the French plana.
Britain shows a willingness to support
Franco In case Germany does nrk
make an acceptable offer.
The United States may ask France
to hold back her plans while the Ger-.
man proposal is being considered.
The United States is undecided us
to whether Gorman reparations pro
posals, made in a note to this govern-
RELEASE OF MS
ERROR IN CONVICTION FOR WAR
IN SUPREME COURT.
By United Press 1 1UU"J m uiiuiatjuiBuu uoii
WASHINGTON, April 27 The gov- for'nn answer to her last reparations
eminent today confossed error and off01'-
asked for the reversal by the su- The note., invoked criticism or For
preine court of tho conviction of olgn Minister von Simons. The amount
Henry Albors of Portland, for alleged offered was regarded as extremely
pro-German utterances during tho high and the prospect or 42 years ot
war. j indebtedness was displeasing.
Tho motion was made by Solicitor The forolgn minister In a defense
General Frlerson nnd will nutomati- bororo tho rolchstng made his first
cally result In tho removal of the idoallstic appeal,
conviction. '..Kven )f Briand nfiiaTrches Into the
Albcrs was fined $10,000 nnd sen
tenced to serve two years In prison
by the Oregon federal court.
PORTLAND, April 27 Albers is a
niultl-mllllqnairc miller and was
formerly head of tho Albers Brotho.'s
Flouring Mills Co, Ills trial was a sen
sation here, with feeling exception
ally bitter against tho defendant.
Albers is now in seclusion on hla
ranch at Milwauklo, a few in 1 1 on
south of here. 1
Tho following are a few of IiIh al
leged utterances on which his con
viction was based, according to cour:
"I'm German nnd don't deny It.
Once a German, always a Qurmun." ,
"I served for '25 years under tho
kaiser and would go back tomorrow
if I could." i
"I um pro-German and ho are my uy united PreSA"
brothers. A Gorman can novor bo MEXICO CITY, Max., April 27.
beaten by a Yank." President Obrcgon today ordered his
"You cannot lick tho kalsor in n military loadors to procood "without
thousand years. To hell with Amer- mercy" against revolutionary leaders
ica." in northern Mexico.
"I have holpcd Germans In this jonly absoluto surrender of these
war and I would give every cent I Vhloftulns will be nccoptodJiu. do
have to defeat the United States.' Caredi
Albers pleaded Intoxication as part
of his defense.
.PORTLAND, April 27--Tho confes
sion of error by tho government Is
merely a "camouflaged pardon to save
President's Harding's fnco," declared
Darnott Goldstein, ex-deputy United
States attorney, when told of tho
AIVwrr.' .lonlnlnn. Coldfltcln assisted!
In the prosecution or the rich miller.!
"Justlco has been dono at last,"
rnmmimled Henry B. McGinn, Al-
Albers himself would not talk.
Karly newspaper comment Is In -
'dined to bo caustic,
mont, will be transmitted to the al
lies. It was stated here officially to
day. It was added .that they have not
yet been transmitted.
By J. W. T. Mason
(Written for the United Press.)
NEW YORK, April 27. Germany's
reparations offer to tho allies Is a
deceptive effort to crente the impres
sion that tho allied terms have been
As a matter of fact, Germany has
camouflaged her offer In such a way
that if It were accepted, the allies
would probably receive less than one
half of their demands.
By a piece of suggestive propagan
da, Germany has created the Impres
sion that she hasoffored to pay the
nllles 200,000,Jo1m00 gold marks, or
$50,000,000,000. Germany has done
nothing of tho kind.
By a complicated reference to inter
est payments, tho Germans have cre
ated an entirely false impression la
The offer stripped bf deceptive
phraqBSyls that ahe.wlll pay.tho,iiUlot
50,000,000,000 gold marks, or about
By Carl D. Groat
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
BERLIN, April 27 Gormuny await-
Ruhr," ho said, "I will still be firmly
convinced that If we conduct ' our
selves properly, though wo walk
through 42 years of payments, wo will
finally bo praised."'
Tho statement drow a storm of
(Continued onTTuio 10.)
MEXICAN REBELS TO
OBREGON DIRECTS VIGOROUS
CAMPAIGN AGAINST NORTH
Obrcgon declared no revolution Is
planned for May C, despite rumors
which havo flooded the capital,
"Revolutions nru causod by improp
er acts of tho government," ho said.
"Up to date this administration has
committed none and has no uprlnlng
Obrogon said ho will oppose a pro-
Jo for tending $50,000,000 on the
.i i . ...ill ...Ill
uurogun uecmrcu no wm ui unit
tarlzo the railroads. It would bo ex
pensive, ho Bald, and servo no useful
, purpose, since the country