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THE DALLES DAILY CHRONICLE, FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 1921.
JUDGE WILSON TO
REVIEW ITER CASE
STUDY OF HOOD RIVER VALLEY
LITIGATION TO OCCUPY
WORKING AT CAPITAL
Prncrnss of an adjudication of
claims to water rights in the IIoi'l
river watershed now before tho circuit
court here is being retarded while
(he r.tate water board concludes work
ol issuing a finding on claims advanc
ed by tho Ml. Hood Water company,
one of the oldest irrigation concerns,
the system of which waters land in
(ho Mt. Hood aor-llon. The water case
waa transferred from the state water
board to the circuit court hero last
fall when a formal finding of the
board was presented to the court.
The state water board has been en.
gaged since 191G In an investigation
of the case, which resulted from lit
igation brought by tho Oregon Lum
ber company versus the East Fork Ir
rigation district. Tho lumber concern,
the Dee mill of which Is driven by
electricity developed from waters of
the oast nnd middle forks of Hoo.l
river, sought to restrain tho irrigation
district from making full use of tho
.waters claimed from the east fork.
The case was appealed from a deci
sion in circuit court favorable to the
irrigation district. Tho supremo court
remanded tho case with instructions
that tho state water board make a
lull Investigation nnd return findings
that would bring about an adjudica
tion of water right claims In the dis
Tho decision of tho state water
board was favorablo to Irrigatlonlsts
In every instance, and tho Oregon
Lumber company and tho Pacific
Powor & Light company interposed
objections, which wore argued before
tho local court in January. Several
minor nrgumonts havo sinco been
hoard by Circuit Judge Fred VV. Wil
son. The objoctlon of tho Mt. Hood
Water company, however, Involved
tho taking of adit tonal testimony, and
it was referred back to tho stato wal
or honwl.' On rocolpt of tho board's
findings, in the Mt. Hood objoctlon,
Judge Wilson will proceed, it is stated
by local - attorneys interested in the
litigation, to reviow tho voluminous
tostlmony and render his docislon.
Tho work, however, it is expected will
roiiulro nil summer, and a decision Is
not expected boforo fall. The trans
cript of proceedings of tho water
board nnd testimony fill about 1,500
pages, and briefs filed by attorneys
require another 500 pages. The trans
cript Is the most voluminous over tlJ
cd In local litigation.
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"Union Station Scenes." April 20. 10
The Best Big Sister
Charles S. Barrett, farm union rep
resentative In Washington, who, with
all otfior agricultural organization
members is making a big drive upon
the new administration for govern
mental help in working out now mar
keting plans for all food and farm
MANY ATTRACTIONS AT
AMITY PUBLIC MARKET
(Continued Prom Piu 1.)
composure until Hhu trap was sprung.
Cardinella was hanged for tho mur
der of Andrew Bowman, a crime for
which two members of his gang have
already been hanged and for which
two othmfc are now solving life sen
tences. Korrorn and Costanzo wore
hanged for the murder of Antonio
Vnrchctlo, a baker, in a hold-up.
Tho Best Bio Sister
(Continued From Phk 1 )
complete a denial of thu charges of
improper Intimacy with .Mrs, .Stokes
as Hdgar T. Wallace, tho California
oil millionaire had made to tho alle
gations concerning himself during die
few days preceding.
Shrolor's alleged Intrusion Into the
family scheme of I ho Stokes was said
by witnesses to havo occurred In 111 17.
tho year of the mating between the
aged millionaire and tho fresh, oung
bo.iuty liom Denver. Witnesses havo
hwohi to seeing him and Mrs. Stokes
embracing and kissing at the Stokes
summ,r home at Umg llranch, N. J.,
but Schrolor said the only two times
tie ever visited tho home ho wont
with Stokes hlmsuli and two olhor
guustH. Ilo never went there ulono,
liu said, nor did he, as a chauffeur
had testified, participate with Mrs.
.Stokes and others In an automobile
tour of beach rotoris and llroadwny
lanelng places. In facl, as far as ho
could remember, ho was In Me.vlco nt
the time of the alleged motor party.
Jlelng a Denver man and Mm.
Stokes a Denver girl, Selnoter said
ho had known her when sha was a
child In bhort skirts ami he recalled
iftu people used to call her "Carrots"
then. Onco after tho nmrrlago he took
her to dinner, her husband then bolus
In Kentucky, ho admitted, but ho sal 1
lie delivered her to her homo at dusk,
Ths Best Big Sister
Bring Your Friends In
to our noon luncheons, CO cunts. Yon
Will bo satisfied. Hotel Dalles. 10
(Continued From Pngo 1.)
ruloB wore costing them close to
$1100,000,000 a -year.
Part of the decision was a victory
for employes tho board went on rec
ord ns favoring tho making of rules
for tho successful operation of the
By United Neva
CHICAGO, April 15. In a aweop
Ing decision late Thursday, tho Unit
od States labor board uphold tho
principle of national working agree
ments between' railroads and railroad
The board ordered, however, that
the existing national working rules,
entered into botween the omployes
and tho federal rnil administration ro
to terminate oir July 1, Modifications
in the present stringent rules will bo
made and financial relief thus afford
e'd thu loads.
The board orders tho carriers and
employes of each road to hold confer
ences on working agreements, "at the
earliest possible date." Tho result of
these conferences are to bo reported
to the board, which will piwnulg.no
such rules aa It dotei mines Just and
reasonable, as soon after July '.'1, 1021,
ns Is reasonably possible."
The board reserves the right to tor
initiate the agreements before July 1
on any class of employes of airy car
rier It may see fit, and also reserves
the right to continue them after Mutt
date If It believes "any carrier Is un
duly dolnlng the progress of the ne
This decision virtually settles the
hitter rules controversy that has been
before tho railroad board for several
mouths. Hearings will be continued,
however, that the board may have
moro information on which to base
its final decision In July,
"The board believes that certain
rules are unduly burdensome to the
carriers and should bo modUied," the
order states. "It may bo well that
other rules should be modified In tho
interests of thu employes.
"Tho board is unable to find Mint
nil rules tmibodted In the nut to:: a!
The Public Market, under tho man
agement of the Amity club, at the
Odd Fellow's building, Is attracting
much patronage. The Dootns are su
pervised by competent saleswomen.
Manv ncoDle are flndlnK that they
need a shoo shine when, ftiey see
the wonderful shines produced by
tho energy of the Y. W. C. A. girls,
who are ready with all tho materials
needed. The Japanese tea room,
which Is nrtlstlcally decorated with
lattice work, flowers and singing ca
naries, operates from 4 to 5 o'clock
In 'the afternoon. -Klniona clad girls
serve tea. The adjoining booth can
Wrnish the purchaser with home
made candles, books, nheet music,
cut flowers or potted plants. The
clothing sale offers some real bar
gains In shoes, dresses, children's
suits and other wearing upparol. Tho
curiosity shop contains "articles too
numorous to mention. Tho fish pond
appeals to tho children where sur
prlso packages aro "fished" from be
hind a curtain. The art booth Is
presided over by smiling women, who
point out to you their beautiful pic
tures (?), decorntod china, lamps,
milk bottles and oil can. Tho cafe
teria lunches nro of wholesome homo
cooked food, tastefully served. Fruits,
vegetables, canned fruits, fresh eggs
nnd country butter can bo purchased
for a nominal cost and should bo
investigated by the housewife plan-'
nlng tho Sunday dinner.
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agreements, orders of the railroad ad
ministration constitute just and fea-'
sonable rules for all carriers parlies
to the dispute. It must, therefore, re
fuse the indefinite extension of the
notional agreements on ad such car
riers as urged by the employes.
"The board alno deems It inadvis
able to terminate at qnce, Us direc
tion "of decision number two (govern
ing wage and workfng rules) and to
remand tho dispute to the individual
carlers and their employes.' Such a
course would leave many carriers and
their emplojcs wli bout .any rules reg
ulatlng working conditions.
"If the board should recommend the
dispute to the individual carriers and
their employes and should keep the di
rection of decision number two in ef
fect until agreements should be ar
rived at ,it is possible that agree
ments might not be entered into.
"The board believes nevertheless,
that certain subject matters now reg
ulated by rules of the national agree
ments are local In nature' and require
consideration of "local conditions. It
also believes that other subject mat
ters now so regulated are general In
character and that substantial uni
formity in rules regulating such sub
ject matter is desirable."
The decision, while thus making
concessions on both sides, recognizes
the prlr.jiple of national agreements
on general subjects, which was stren
uously lodght by executives. '
It also will relieve, it is predicted,
the railroads from many stringent
rules which, they claim, are costing
them millions of dollars monthly
through .excessive wages, overtime
Labor groups, it was stated, re
garded the decision as one of the
greatest victories for organized labor
over won in this country.
The Bei Sig' Sister
TALK WITH CUBA
THE BEST BIG SISTER IN THE WQRLD
m - 'fK JsWsSsv 'i$3sT
We have homemade cakes and pastries, fresh vegetables and fruits, fresh
butter and eggs, and many other things that will please your fancy.
Buy your Sunday dinners at the public, market In Odd Fellow's hall.
(Continued From Page t.)
equalled a t,nlk from London to Pekln
or from London to Calcutta.
As I came away on Mils', the anni
versary of the day I first went o
school at the Wasco Independent acad
emy I thought of the little old mag
neto telephones first installed for
neighborhood conversations in The
Dalles years after my first school day
and how wonderful had been the suc
cess of science In making, a neighbor- in January, the colonel called for two
hood of the world. I thought of the volunteers from each company, who
day a few years ago when I had seen had the best hprses, to ride out on a
Wright 'fly for eleven minutes at Fort scouting party. William C. Smith and
Myer and heard people gasp with' the
wonder of it. il speculated on the pos
sibilities of the future in telephony if
progress should be commensurate
with progress in navigation of the
air, during the past 10 years. j
Nobody in Havana asked the Wash-'
ington talkers, "What will you have?"
acrosn ,lhe 15,000 miles of space, al
though Major General Crowder trench
ed pretty near such subjects to the
great delight of those present at the
epoch making occasion. .
U rode out for the. Yamhill company.
Smith was commonly known as "Bill
"Riding south until about 3 p. m. we
suddenly came upon a ban"d of Indians,
as we rounded a sharp ridge. The
Indians were charging straight for us.
We primed and capped our guns and
charged at the Indians, who then
change; their course and started
south. We overtook them at the old
emigrant road and here the first In
dian was killed In the Cayuse Indian
Several hundred were present at war Dy chicl:.
the Washington gathering and tho" ,. , . ... , ...
, , , . : 'Another vivid description of a dlf-
American minister said that the gath- .,,.,. . .
, , , . ... terent fight in the campaign, is given
erlng at Havana was not less-splendid. . . . . . , , .,
, 4t , . , , by Captain Still well in his letter.
It was one pf those occasions which
"While hunting my way back to tho
etch themselves into the memory for
a life time a monument not only to
American Inventive genius but to the
wonderful management of the great
private organization which had made
it possible to chat across a continent
a's easily as across a table. .
v The Best Big Sister
"Union Station :Scenes." April 20. 16
The Best Big Sitter
(Continued From Pace 1.)
and camped up the river about five
miles from its mouth. There were
no roads in those days.
The next mprning, the last Friday darts. They stfon learned, however,
company I was cut off from my party
by about 40 Indians, who charged
down on me, thinking that they had
easy prey. My horse was pretty well
winded by this time and they soon
got close enough to shoot their ar
rows. My horse soon gave out so that
I could not get her out of a trot and
I jumped off and took it afoot.
"Then commenced a race for life,
in which :l was greatly handicapped
by the Indians being mounted on
t'resh horses. 'Soon all closed In on
me, shooting as fast as they could
and filling the air with their deadly
that my gun was to be respected (
whenever it spoke, many Indians go
ing to the happy hunting ground dur
ing this skirmish.
Captain Stillwell finally escapbd
under cover of darkiss, bearing with
him to this day an arrow which struck
his hip during the thick of the fight.
As no white soldiers were reported
killed in this war, tho only local trou
ble between the whites and the In
dians, Mrs. Crandall is of the opinion
that the skeletons found Wednesday
are either those of Indians, maybe
killed In this war, or of a party of
white prospectors, returning from the
Idaho country nnd killed by t:ie Dan
dlts who Infested this district in
the early days. The fact that all of
the skulls found' were crushed, would
seem to indicato.that the latter hypo
'thesis is correct, Mrs. Crandall ex
plained. The crushed skulls would
mean that all of the persons were'
killed while asleep. The McClellan
army saddle could be accounted for
by the fact that it was common cus
tom in, the early days 'for a prospector
to use his saddle as a pillow while
sleeping in the open.
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"Union Station. Scenes." AprH 20. A6
The Best Bio 8lster
BABE RUTH TOO FAT
TO SCOOP GR0UNDER8
. By Henry L. Farrell
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
NEW YORK, .April 15. Babe Ruth
.happens to be Babe. Ruth. Otherwise
he probably would be rubbing elbows
with the bench warmers.
,So far in this very brief dagh some'
where for the Yankees, the slugger
king has been an awful bust. , k
His hitting has been good euoush-
'.550, but his fielding has been .Just
about the same fifty-fifty.
With a roll around his waist that
has him about 30 pounds overweight,
the Bambino is too fat to bend over
after them and too slow to get back
under them. In company with Bob
Meusel in right and Ping vBodlo In
left the Babe is helping the Yanks to
j get the worst outfield in baseball.
When the. Bambino gets his home
run machihery in working order he
may win many games for the Yanks
but he'll lose many more if he doesn't
1'get in condition to field as he did
I last year, which, of Course,, was tkr
I from the Speaker 'variety of skill.
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