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THE DALLES, OREGON, FRIDAY EVENING, APRIL 22, 1921.
U. 5. TO HAVE
PAHT IN FIXING
PAYMENT OF WAR
WON'T MEDIATE BETWEEN GER
MANY AND ALLIES URGE8
WILLING TO RECONSTRUCT DE
VASTATED REGIONS OF "
FRANCE 8HE SAYS.
By A. L. Bradford
(United Press tStaft Correspondent)
WASHINGTON, April 22 Tije
United States will have a deciding
voice in determining to what ex
tent Germany shall pay for the war.
This was the conclusion in Wash
ington today following publication of
the German note appealing for Presi
dent Harding to mediate the repar
ations question and Secretary
Hughes' reply rejecting the appeal,
but urging immediate reopening of
negotiations between the allies and
Germany for a settlement of the
The allies and Germany, it is
thought, will be forced to accept the
views and principles of the United
States in the settlement. ,
It was believed also to hold a
promise of possible future mediation
if the allies would agree to it.
A conciliatory move by Germany
was seen today in a note to the
allied reparations council to begin
Immediately the reconstruction of de
The note, not yet delivered, made
the offer as "an evidenca of good
Germany's proposal, to, a country
with which she is still af war was
prompted by three considerations
"A United States senator," through
an intermediary, assured the foreign
office that a German appeal would
have a chance.
Loring Dressel, American repre
sentalive here, told Foreign Minis
ter Simons last week that an ap
peal could not be considered as
As the next important step by the
United States in the reparations situ
ation, it is believed that Hughes will
instruct either Ambassador Wallace
at Paris or Boland W. Boyden, the
unofficial American representative
on the reparations commission, to
take part in the coming delibera
tions of the allied supreme council
on Germany's failure to meet the re
parations demand. Hughes is known
to believe that at least unofficial
American representation in the set
tlement of these questions is desir
able in order that the United States
may be kept informed.
By Carl D. Groat
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
BERLIN, April 22 The Berlin for
eign office buzzed with activity to
day as high officials considered the
next step in their reparations cam
paign. The American reply to Germany's
reparation note was regarded as
practically an American- command to
submit indemnity proposals which
France and Great Britain can con
eider. The Fehrenbach cabinet was
disposed to take another chance with
While Secretary Hughes stated
that the United States cannot act as
reparations umpire, the note was In
terpreted as friendly.
By United News
BERLIN, April 22 Germany has
sent a note to the allied reparations
commission offering to start 'imme
diately with the reconstruction of the
devastated regions of France. It is
stated that the note is sent as an
evidence of good faith on Germany's
part in her protest that she Is will
ins to do all in her power to re
pair the damage of the war.
The appeal to President Harding
was a desperate last resort to warl
off the imposition of further "sanc
tions." It was based on the very
GERMANY MAKES OFFER
(CobUmm4 oa race I.)
WOO IK GEMS
JEWELRY SALESMAN AND JEW
ELER INTERRUPTED CROOKS
By United Preps
CHICAGO, April 22. LeRoy Pres
ent, a jewelry salesman, was today
robbed of a wallet containing $200,000
worth of diamonds, in a down town of
fice building. He had been showing
the jewels to Julius Reinsold, owner
'of the J. J. Reingold company, when
two bandits entered, pointed guns at
the salesman and Reingold and bound
and tied them. The bandits then took
the jewelry, including $50,000 worth
of stones belonging to Reingold and
made a clean getaway.
PROFESSOR'S "GOOD LUCK
By United News
NEW YORK, April 22 There's
hardly any market for Prof. E. I.
Bagonyery good luck powders any
more considering their high price
and their inefficacy in his own case
when the police called on him.
Charged with pretending witchcraft,
the good professor is held in jail
unable to furnish $1000 bail demand
ed by Justice of the Peace Sedam
on the strength of Mrs. Hilda Hob
scholt's statement that he charged
her $5 for a powder which was sure
to bring good luck. Although armed
with the powder, Mrs. Hobschoit
said she was. not immune from im
mediate trouble, consisting of the
loss of her pocket book containing
The woman further charged that
Bagonyery tried to put her under a
spell with the aid of God like images
disposed about an altar in his good
FAMINE VICTIMS FREEZE
TO DEATH IN CHINA
By United Press
HOCHIDXiFU, China, April 22,
Daily reports of famine victims freez
ing to death are being received by
the relief mission station here. Rev.
ib. M. McOwen, Anglican Missionary,
says that when grain distribution be
gan, many of the men In the country
'hereabout were too weak to come
and fetch their family ration.
Despite a blizzard that lasted 48
hours without a break, McOwen con
tinued to issue relief stores to the
starving, though many who started
from points remote from the relief
station lost their way in the storm.
"We are now enabled to feed about
40,000 persons through to the spring
harvest," McOwen says. "Probably
ten times that number will need to
be fed, If they are not to starve to
TEN CENT EGGS
U. S. PRODUCERS ASK TARIFF
AGAINST CHINESE HEN
(Chronicle's Washington Bureau.)
WASHINGTON, April 22. Eggs
may sell within a few weeks for 10
cents a dozen. The United States Is
buried under such an avalanche of
eggs as has never been seen in this
country before and the price is bound
to break to even new low levels, ac
cording to the market 'sharks.
'There are now on hand 1,883,959
cases of eggs and every case con
tains 30 dozen. Multiply it for your
self and figure the dimensions of the
American omelet. The normal supply
is about one-tenth of this amountnor,
to be exact, 207,000 cases.
Last year at this time the stock on
band was only 121,733 cases and In
1 1919 there were available at this date
only 319,508 cases. Much of this over
load of eggs comes from the impor
tation of eggs from China and other
So great is the depression that a
(Continued oa Pact I.)
STRIKE CAUSED BY ATTEMPT
TO CHANGE WORKING CON
DITION3. TROUBLE IN PROSPECT
NON-UNION LABOR MAY UN
LOAD SHIP POLICE
By United Press
ASTORIA, Or., April 22 A strike
of all union longshoremen on the
lower Columbia river, which will tie
up shipping at Astoria, Rainier, St.
Helens and intermediate points, was
called today by the International
The waterfront workers walked out
rather than accept a ruling made
effective today by the Employer's as
sociation, under which traveling
time and board and lodging for long
shoremen in loading vessels at points
along the river were eliminated.
Joseph Taylor of Seattle, president
of the Pacific coast district of the
longshoremen's organization, is in
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LONGS FOR LITTLE GIRL
WOMAN STEALS ONE
By United News
SAN FRANCISCO, April 22.-One
of the most pathetic cases of unre
quited love in the history of the po
lice here was revealed today with the
issuance of a warrant for the arrest
of Mrs. Pearl Buckley, 36, on a
charge of kidnaping. - . - ' '
Milton Frenna, father of three-year-old
Helen Frenna, swore to the war-'
rant. He charged Mrs. Buckley with
abducting his daughter.
He alleges that Mrs. Buckley stole
his daughter and kept her for several
days and then abandoned her upon
the door step of a down-town hotel.
Mrs. Buckley, according to 'her
story told to the police has always
longed for children but the have benn
denied her. Her desire to "mother"
the Frenna child led her, to steal it,
it is believed by investigators.
Several otljer persons claim that
Mrs. Buckley took their children in
the same manner and then abandoned
ALLIES WILL NOW DEMAND SUR
RENDER OF METAL
By United Press
PARIS, April 22 Germany today
rejected the allied ultimatum that
the Relchsbank metal reserve bo
transferred to Coblenz and Cologne
before May 1. The Germans made
a counter proposal that the allies
be given the right to prohibit the
exportation of German gold from
May until Octobor, thus safeguarding
the allies' rights.
The allied reparations commission,
which issued the ultimatum, said
that the rejection would result in a
demand for the complete surrender
of the country's metal reserves, es
timated at $260,000,000.
SOCIALIST DEPUTY HAS
LITERAL CLOSE SHAVE
By United Press
PAVIA, Italy, April 22 Socialist
Deputy Naffi had a close shave to
day when he refused to cry "viva
A number of fasclstl (extreme na
tionalists) who had sought to com
pel him to make the patriotic ut
terance seized him while one of
the number cut off his beard.
With his nude features exposed
be was then escorted from the city,'
OF PHOSGENE GAS
PLUG COMES OUT OF TANK
FIRE SIREN ALARMS
THREE MEN OVERCOME
SEARCH UNDER WAY FOR .POS
SIBLE VICTIMS OF EARLY
By United Press
BOUNDBROOK, N. J., April 22.
Poison gas fumes from a leaking tank
at the Hemingwajr Chemical company,
forced hundreds ofpeople living near
Middle'brook to flee for their lives
early today. The deadly fumes cover
ed a considerable area.
The wild flight of residents, arous
ed from sleep at 3 o'clock in the morn
ing by the walling of the fire alarm
siren, saved thorn from death. Many
fled In automobiles and others tramp
ed the roads.
Deadly phosgene gas, manufactured
for war purposes, escaped from a
large tank when the plug came out.
Three workmen, one wearing a
mask, immediately collapsed when
the fumes began spreading over the
city. . ;
About dawn the .refugees began
trooping hack to their homes.
Search is now under way for pos
sible victims who might have been
overlooked in the general flight.
'ROUND COA8T BASES
By United Press
SAN FRANCISCO, April 22 Sac
ramento and San Francisco still
were tied for Coast league leader
ship today. '
Vernon humbled the Seals in a
tight battle which went 12 innings.
The score was 5 to 4.
Seattle entertained the home town
fans by rolling up a 4 to 2 victory
Oakland beat Los Angeles, 7 to 2.
The Angels blamed it onto a goat
which was presented Oscar Stanage
at the opening of the game and in
the seventh Inning got loose on the
Portland and Salt Lake didn't play.
There was too much rain in the
203 CARRANZISTAS SIGN ORDER
TO COMBAT MOVE.
By United Press
SAN ANTONIO, Tox., April 22
Printed copies of a proposed revolt
set for May 5 in Mexico, known as
the "plan of national reconstruction"
and sponsored by 203 prominent
Mexicans formerly prominent In the
Carranzu administration, have been
seized by government agents, it was
learned hero today.
The Carranzlslas signed their
names us leaders of the rovolt. Ac
cording to tho copies seized Pablo
Gonzales, formerly a candidate tor
president of Mexico, is to bo given
tho job of leading the revolt.
The literature, which Is being dis
tributed among Mexicans in this
country, provided for tho completo
overthrow of tho Obrogon govern
ment. MEXICO CITY, April 22 Presi
dent Obregon declared today that
the Mexican government is prepared
lo cuiiiuui nuy ruvuiuuuuuiy unciiiin.
here May 1. Thorough investigations
have been made and leaders of the
government aro known, ho said,
A rebel movement headed by Gen
eral Murgula Is insignificant, be said,
and U will be suppressed without
TWO BIG TOWN BOYS
STAGE LITTLE SHOW
MOONSHINE, WOMEN AND ASO
LINE LAND THEM IN CITY
The old adage concerning "Wine,
Women and Song" was revised last
night to "Moonshine, Women and
Gasoline," when A. P. Hill and G. E.
Anderson of Portland set out to
have a "big time In a small town."
Hill and Anderson had the moon
shine and the gasoline, and sought
to secure the third ingredient, the
women. They accordingly drove their
big automobile up. Second street
seeking any two fair damsels- who
would consent to ride with them.
Their search came to an abrupt
end, however, when they accosted
two local girls at the intersection
of Second and Washington streets.
The girls did not care to go for an
auto ride with the "big town" boys,
and emphatically said so.
About this time Patrolman Mc-
Claskey put in nn appearance and
placed Hill and Anderson under ar
rest on a charge of disorderly con
duct. After brlef confinement in the
city jail, both were released on $50
ball and escorted to a local hotel,
where they promised to spend the
remainder of the night:
Fines of $15 apiece wero assessed
on the disorderly conduct charges
th'is morning -and paid.
The defendants gave fictitious nam
es to the police, Anderson being
"Sandy" Sanderson, proprietor, of a
string of Portland candy and photo
graphic supply stores, while ''Hill" s
Stanley Hemphill of that, city.
BIG FIGHT WILL GO
LIMIT 8AYS HINKEL
By United Press
CLEVELAND, April 22. Matt Hln
kel, millionaire promoter and refcroo:
"I expect the Dempsey-Carpentior
contest to go the limit of 12 rounds.
With a nodeclslon law this would
make Dempsoy the winner. If it is the
same Denxpsey who fought Willard
ho'll win inaide of five rounds. But
ho has had only one' hard fight since
then and may lose. I haven't seen
enough of Carpontier to give an accu
BABY STRANGLED TO
DEATH BY BED CLOTHE8
By United Press
DENVER, Colo., April 22. Strangl
ed to death by the bed clothes which
he had accidentally wrapped around
nis neck, tho body of Channel Wil
cox, Jr., two-months old son of Mr,
and Mrs. Chnnnoll Wilcox, was found'
in his crib this morning by tho
I. W. I. IS SET
EMBARKATION POINTS GUARDED
TO PREVENT REDS ESCAP.
CHICAGO. April 22. All embarka
tion points and United States- bordoiB
will bo guarded by department of Jus
tice operatives to prevent members
of tho I. W. W. from escaping, DIh
trict Atlornoy Cllno said today. This
action followed tho supposed escape
of "Big Bill" Haywood, ropor.tod to
havo arrived in Russia.
Cllno has assurance from Otto
ChrlHtunsen, attorney for tho I, SV.
W,. that other members convicted
with Haywood will report at Leaven
worth Monday, but is taking no
chances, ho said.
ChrlstenHen was ono of thoBo who
put up $15,00p bond for Haywood and
It was ho that first reported tho dis
appearance of his client to Cllno.
"I don't bellovo that Haywood In
tends to stay away from the United
States," declared William Ross Lloyd,
millionaire radical, who ulso signed
Haywood's bond. "He perhaps did not
know that he had to buglu his prison
tornv no soon,"
WHOLE $800,000 BOND I8SUE TO
GO .FOR SOUTH BOULE.
STATE TO MATCH SUM
MARKET ROAD FUND8 WILL
BUILD LATERALS, IT IS EM
PHASIZED. If the proposed $S00,000 bond issue
is carried at the June 7 election, ev
ery cent of the money will be matched
by the stnte in its application on The
Dalles California highway and tho
specified connecting laterals,' instead
of allotlng $150,000 of the bond is
sue for use in constructing a con
necting link with Antelope without
state cooperation, as was originally
planned, it was decided last night by
The Dalles-Wasco County Chamber of
Commerce board of directors, meet
ing with the count court. Directors
from all parts of the county, including
Antelope, were present at the meet
ing. Tho entire history of the agreement
between the county court and the
state highway commission was ex
plained by County Judge J. T. Adkls
son. The state highway commission,
in the earlier conferences with the
Wasco county ocurt, absolutely re
fused to cooperate on n 50 50 basis la
tho construction of a lateral highway
connecting Antelope with The Dalles
California highway, Judge Adkisson
explained. The highway commission
did finally agree, however, to a pro
posal that $150,000 out of tho $800,
000 bond Issue, might be used by
the Wasco county court In tho con
struction of such a connecting ron.1.
but stipulated that the -state would
not cooporato to the oxent of spend
ing a single penny on such a road, Ad
Tho rocently circulated petitions,
found Illegal after nearly enough sig
natures had been secured to permit
the calling of a special election, stip
ulated that Antelopo should have lt3
connecting road, to cost approximate
ly $150,000; this sum to be matched
by the state on the 50-50 basis. This
last clause is where tho petition was
Illegal, Adkisson explained, as the
highway commission had specifically
declared that it would not cooperate
on the Antelope lateral,
It was brought out In tho genoral
discussion that the state highway
commission agrees to match the en
tlro$8i)0,000, if that sum Is voted by
SVnsco county and spent on Tho
Dalles-California highway and the
specjfled connecting laterals. Tho
highway commission will not, how
over, match $150,000 of this issue for
use on the Antelope connocting road,
thus In effect causing tho county to
lose $150,000 of state money which It
would otherwise secure if this road
was not built from bond Issue funds.
II. U, Taylor, Antelope director,
told tho meeting that ho felt assuroa
that his dlntrlct would vote against
tho bond Issuo almost to a man If
Antelopo Is left without, any assur
ance of securing a connecting link
with the innln highway.
N. G. Uedln of Waplnitla oxplalued
that Antelopo already has $47,000 re
maining from a former bond issue,
which is going to bo spent this year
in the laying of u now grade, to bo
known as thu Antelopo grudu. He urg
ed t hut tho Antelopo district organ
ize and attempt to securo next yenr's
murkot road fund from the county
court, which with tho $47,000 already
alloted to that district, should bo
enough to build the connecting link.
Judge Adkisson said that , next
year's market road fund hus not been
promised to any district, and that !'t
did not Intend to "buy any voted"
with that money, but that ho bollovca
that the district moat aggressively
sooklng tho fund would find fuynr
with the court,
Hedin, following lengthy discussion
(Continued an Pago 8.)