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THE DALLES, OREGON, FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 6, 1921.
SHOTS FIRED IT
SECRETARY OF LABOR HOPE8
TO BRING ABOUT 8TRIKE
ALASKA IS HARD HIT
WAGE QUESTION BLOCKS NE
GOTIATION8 ALL OTHER
, By United Press
SAVANNAH, May 6 Several shots
were today fired at shipping board!
officials as they were arranging to
put. strike-breaking seamen aboard
the steamer Paulsen. No one was I
injured. Bricks were thrown in the
SEATTLE, May 6 Alaska, entire
ly dependent upon the Pacific coast
for its food supply, is facing a busr
ness shut down as a result of the
marine strike, according to an ap
peal .received her today from the
Alaska chamber of commerce.
WASHINGTON, May 6 Hope that ls "nderstod to have been discussed,
an agreement can be reached today tentatively, at a meeting today be
between Admiral Benson, chairman ' tween President Harding and his
of the shipping board and the strik
ing seamen and engineers, was ex-
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TO PLAY CITY
CARNIVAL WILL SET UP MONDAY
FOR WEEK'S ENGAGE
MENT. If Johnnie disappears Monday, put-
ting in no appearance even at meal
times, don't be worried. In all prob-
ability he will be on the youthful re-
ception committee which will give the
carnival glad acclaim upon us arrival
hero. The Boucher-French shows un
der the auspices of the local Knights
of Pythias will set up their many
tents and exhibit their attractions on
the river beach below The Dalles Mon
day. Their engagement in The Dalles
ls of one week's duration.
The purpose of the carnival is to
raise money for use in imurovlng the
new Knights of Pythias home, recent
ly purchased by the local lodge. It
will be absolutely "clean" in every
Included among the attractions
wilt be a merry-go-'round, a ferrls
wheel, two bands, six shows and 10 ( lads, vho ran away from home last
concessions. The carnival company week were met by Mr. and Mrs.
carries an open air dancing pavilion, Temple in Tho Dalles yesterday and
knocked down, as standard equipment, returned to their homes, bast Thurs
and it is planned to erect this pavilion day a growing dissatisfaction in
in The Dalles for open air dancing, school and home restrictions culmln
A Hawaiian orchestra will furnish the ated in a decision to run away,
music for the dancing, which will last i (One of tho boys owned a bicycle
from 9 to 12 o'clock each evening dur-' and according to their story it was
ing the week. , "ditched" when they wore invited to
It is planned to have a parade 'ride In a touring car. The parents to!
through the main business streets of ephoned ahead to the officials at Hood
the city, participated In by a steam River and The Dalles but the boys
calliope, guaranteed to be heard by 'evaded detection by being in an auto-
Indians on the Warm Springs reser-
vat ion. A number of "stunts" will be
put on by local Knights of Pythias.
ATTEMPT ON LIFE
OF NITTI IS MADE
THREE SHOTS FIRED AT FIRST
By United PrM
MELFI, Italy, May t Aa atteaat
tu aude hen te4ay te aaaaaelaate
femer Prettier NKtL Three aaeta
were fired at aa aateieaUe la
wkkB he was mipeeed to be rtdiac.
NittL however, waa la a aeeaad aa-
Mae. Hie frleada la the flret oar
were lajared. '
8MALL BOY DIVULGES SECRET
METHOD OF "CHAMPEEN"
A mvsterv which has lone been
the 80urce of considerable conjecture
among local sportsmen, has at last
been solved. A small boy walking
near the Deschutes river yesterday
found the manner in which J. - E.
Peck, resident engineer on the Co
lumbia River highway east of The
Dalles, has been able to catch fine
messes of trout from the Deschutes
rlver.while other anglers have whip-
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ALLIES ASK U, S,
TO TAKE PART IN
INVITATION EXTENDED TO SEND
ENVOY TO SUPREME
By United Press
I WASHINGTON, May 6 Answer
I to the invitation that the United
States participate in allied councils
cabinet. Cabinet members leaving
the conference said that the presi
dent might have some announce
ment to make -later in the day.- 1
Secretary of State Hughes has an
appointment with President Harding
late today. It ls believed that this
,-. r t ,
the nresldent flnallv oass unon the re.
ply to the allied Invitation.
By Ralph H. Turner
(United News Staff Correspondent)
WASHINGTON, May 6. The ques-
tion of American participation in the
! after-the-war settlement of Europe hag
'been nlaced dnflnltelv hnforfi Prpql.
dent Harding by the allies.
A formal invltatlon from the allied
powers has been transmitted to the
state department by Sir Auckland
Geddes, British ambassador, asking
tnat the United States be represented
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FOUND IN CITY
LADS DISSATISFIED, LEAVE PORT
LAND TO MAKE OWN
Norman Smith, aged 12 'years, and
Chester Temple, aged 11, Portland
mobile with other people,
..., .I rrv. tii
immediately started for the country to
,u ,,.. rrhav
t i.i t i.. :
uui nevuiui uigllio, uui nuum uui sun
a detailed account of their oxperlen
ces. They walked to the R. G. Brook
house farm Sunday and asked for
work, saying that they wore on their
way to Pheonix, Ariz., where one ot
them has relatives. Given food and
'shelter, their responsibilities faded
and Bey would have been satisfied
.apparently to stay on Indefinitely, but
Mr- nd Mrs. Brookhouie decided on
.Tuesday to motify the officers. The
Boys were tkea brought to The Dalles
aad 4aeel la charge of J. H. Skellejr,
tmaat ef fleer,
The actios of the Juveaile oftlcen
rat aa ead to their "outta." They '
were detailed la the JeM aatU the ar
rival af Mr. aad Mn. TeaaeU. Both
aeyt were apaareatly glad to retara
to their bones.
8ENATOR NORRI8 OFFER8 AN
AMENDMENT TO SOLDIERS'
WOULD PAY BONUSES
$10,000,000,000 NOW OWED UNITED
8TATE8 BY ALLIED
ttr tnlted Press
WASHINGTON, May 6 Immediate ' t WASHINGTON, May 6 Senator
collection from the allies of all ac-' Borah.s flgnt tor a disarmament con
cumulated interests on their war'l . ,,,. .,
. . ., fference amendment to. the navy bill
debts to, the United States, was pro-'
posed today by an amendment of- i? an effort tt0 express the view of
fered to the soldiers' bonus bill by
Senator Norris of Nebraska.
Between f700,000,000 and $800,000,
000 interest is now duo, Norris said,
on the $10,000,000,000 owed to the
United States by allied countries. . .
Norris proposed by his amendment
to pay the entire cost of the soldiers
bonus bill by interest on this debt.
The amendment directs the secre
tary ot the treasury to collect . all
interest now due and to use this
and subsequent interest installments
for payments on the soldiers' bonus.
PACKERS' EXPORT TRADE .
By United Press
WASHINGTON, May 6. Export
i trade of the big packers slumped $526,-
.000,000 last year, Thomas E. Wilson
I of the Wilson Packing company to
day told the house agriculture coin-,
mittee In opposing" packer control jeg."
Meat producers, he declared, receiv
ed 87 cents of each dollar'packers re
ceived for meat and decreased exports
have resulted In a loss to livestock
raisers of $450,000,000. ,
SHIP PLOWS INTO PIER;
MYSTERIOUS SIGNAL CAUSE
By United Press
NEW YORK, May 6. A mysterious
slgrial to the engine room of tho Fall
River Line steamer Priscllla. with 500
passengers aboard, sent the ship
crashing 'into the New York Central1
pier In the Hudson river on her arriv-'
al from Boston Thursday, jarring 100 (
lunches off the tables of the saloon ;
Into the laps of that diners and shak
ing all hands. Panic was averted by
he fact that those who rushed on
ALLIES WILL COERCE GERMANY WITH ARMY AND NAVY SHOULD
SHE FAIL TO LIVE UP TO ANY ONE OF TREATY
Reoaratlona Situation. '
: France: Mobilizing an army j
t of 500,000 to Invade Germany.
Fleet concentrating at Brest.
Great Britain: Fleet movo-
ments aro cloaked in secrecy.
It is understood to be rendy to
stage a naval demonstration off
United States: Considering an
invitation from the allies to re-
sume a place on tho reparations,
ambassadors' conference and the
PARIS, May 6 France today be-
gas mobolislBg 500,000 soldiers to
Invade Germany at the slightest
evasloa of tbo allied terms.
"If aayone of the 'obligations
evaded la say war, we wUl Invade,"'
Briaad declared w.e. he weal into
coafereaoe with Prealdeat Mllleraad
aad the easiest, to emapleto ftaal
engagements to eaferee allied terau.
EFFORT TO COT
' BORAH DENIES HIS ACTION IN-
NO SPLIT IN RANKS
VOTE WILL REGI8TER FEELING
AGAINST ARMAMENT MAK
By United Press
,Ponsress on the reduction of taxes
and not an attempt to dictate Presi
dent Harding's foreign policy, Borah
said today In denying reports that
his, decisiori'to push the amendment
j , j u i
had marked a Bplit between senate'
progressives and the White House.
"Republican senators who have as-
sured me of their support do no re-
gard their vote for disarmament as
a snllt with the president." Borah
kaid, "but rather as a vote against
armament makers' propaganda."
(deck, senstng disaster, wore reassured
. on observing that they could step from
the prow of the Priscllla to the up-
heaved roof of the pier. ' '
RIFLE FIRE 'SOUNDS IN
r HILLS NEAR TIA JUANA
' 1 "
By United Press
u saiv nTrano Atnv fi in irio .iit- In
the' hills south o the Mexican, town.
of Tia Juana last night and early this
morning re-aroused fears of a Cantu
revolution along the border.
Origin and exact location of the,. fir
ing is unknown at Tla Juana, but is
being investigated by cavalrymen
from the Tla Juana garrison.
'CHICAGO'S PRINTERS AND
By United Presn
CHICAGO, May G Two of Chicago's
three strlkes were settled today, the
u lt.il JUlUUilllft IU wuift.
Tne Bt0ck handlers, who wnlked
out Saturday, returned today, after
submitting the wage controversy to
an arbitration board. Union printers
Qigo returned to work. Their demand
for a 44-hour week was granted, but.
they must accept a
4.35 wage re-
READY FOR ACTION
Franco already has 132,000 men on
Brland announced that even If
Germany accepts the ultimatum, tho
clasH of 1919 Just called to tho
colors will not be demobilized until
tho young men ot tho 1921 cluss
have been trained to replaco It. Tho
latter class went into training camps
two weeks ago.
Under present arrangements, a
force or 152,000 men will constitute
tho first army of Invasion, If It
moves Into Ruhr valley, It will take
200 tanks, several hundred armorod
cars and 20 motorized batteries wltn
it. Large cavalry forces and engl-
neering troops aro now held In roadl-
ne3B Mt Dtisseldorf.
LONDON. May 6 Britain's j4hj0
squadrons are ready for action
Preliminaries went ahead today
-i.i. .i. ......i -ww rh .4ml.
jOBiiitioa of fight ships for a
Ruat naval demonstration U being
eoadueted ukkly and quietly, j
TWO TOWNS TO BE
SOLD UNDER HAMMER
SHERIFF TO SELL IMPERIAL AND
By United Press
IMPERIAL, Ore., May 6. Imperial
will be one of two Oregon towns to
be sold under the sheriff's hammer at
.Ninety percent of the lots platted
'years ago In both Imperial and Haiv
I per, near, here, will be auctioned on
I Formal notices of sale of the towns
for taxes were posted today. .
TWO FOREIGN SIDES
OF TRIANGLE CAUSE
BALTIMORE, AND BUENOS AIRES
RESPONSIBLE FOR MINERS'
By United .ews
LONDON, May 6. America and
Argentina, or rather Baltimore and
Buenos Aires, which are the two for-
0lgn corners of a great economic trli
angle, are entirely responsible lor the
Inrltiarrlnl rlanrobalnri nrtrl t lift nnnl
strike 0f England, according to Sir
( 'Robert Home, chancellor of the ex
chequer, writing in the Popular Re-
v,ew- ' 1
1 In a signed article in this publlca-
H?n' i"e(cnanceiior ueciares ioui uie
' Bovernnient is always blamed and
that much of tho public and many
of tho miners are holding the govern
ment responsible for '"scuttling1 tho
Anal atiltv orifl lonvlno- Hi o minora in
i 1 ' -
"In order to find the cause;" wrltos
Sir Robert, "let us map the Atlantic.
One point is Cardiff, the second Is
Baltimore, and a third ls Buenos
Aires, and by joining tho points wo
form tho trado triangle.
"These points aro selected bccaime
Argentina is the grentcat importor of
coal, Argentina bought 3,340,405 tons
from Britain in 1013. Tho United
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' HI DM Vfll.N I 1 1 V T
CHIROPRACTOR TELL8 CONFI
DENCES, CONNECTION MRS.
STILLMAN AND INDIAN.
By trnlted News
NEW YORK, May C. Over the
strenuous objections of tho attornovs
I who aro fighting to clour her nnmo
(and protect tho status or her li.tle
hoy, Guy, confidential admissions
j which Mrs. Ann Urquhurt .Stillnian
j'is said to have niado In April, 191S.
I to Dr. Hugh Russell, a chiropractor of
1 Buffalo, N. Y, wore reported to have
hoop admlttod to tho record In Thurs
day's session of tho divorce trial,
hold In camera at tho Now York II nr
Doctor Russoll is said to have boon
ministering to tho Stillnian family for
soveral years prior to tho visit In quen-
tion. Charlos R. Kollor. clerk In tho
Iroquois hotel, of Buffalo, also tesil-
nea on neiiair or .lames a. hiiiimnn
the .nultl-mllllonairelaintlff in tho
case, that Mrs. Stlllman registered
at tho hostelry In April, 1918. Ho un-
derstood, ho Is quoted ns saying, that
Fred Beauvals, the Canadian Indian
guldo named by Stlllman as tho fatli-
er of baby Guy, was in Buffalo at th.
time, although no' at tho hotel.
Mrs. Stlllman'!) attorney ft fought
every statement of tho chiropractor to
prevent tho rocordlng of confidence.
which ho claimed woro imparted to
him In his capacity ot a doctor. Re-
gardleBS of what Mrs. Stlllman told
L. I ...la.A.i ,lttl sitiA esttst fitn
,,,,u w,l,,uul """"""a
'nnulViIni nt nil Ihn luwvnpa maintain.
" .... ,
ed thatU wm Ualr topropar to
purpose, of statements made by a pa-
Uont to a doctor,
T"e witness was reported to hayr
ald' tlaly, that Mrs. Stlllman told
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(HPS RQDFS OFF
FASHIONABLE DISTRICT OF LOS
ANGELES 8CENE NONE
PARTY IS INTERRUPTED
RAIN POURS INTO DINING ROOM,
By United Press
'LOS ANGELES, May 6 Seven
homes in the fashionable Wll'ahlre
district are without roofs today, as
a result ot a small but typical mid
The little cyclone hit tho district
where many of the city's elite mem
bers of the motion picture colony
live. No one was seriously injured1.
The- roof of a house owned by
A. E. Becker was carried away while
a merry party was In progress, rain
pouring into the dining room and
drenching guests with resultant
heavy losses to evening gow.ns.
REILLY IS APPOINTED
GOVERNOR PORTO )RICO
By United Press
WASHINGTON, May 6 E. Mont
Rellly of Kansas City was today for
mally nominated governor of r Porto
Rico by President Harding.
PACIFIC COAST WITH MINOR EX
CEPTIONS LOSES GROUND,
By United News
WASHINGTON, May C. Despite
the prevalent belief that unemploy
ment throughout tho country has less
oned, the United States employment
sorvlce, in a survoy just completed,
found Unit conditions nt tho close of
April were slightly worso than a
Tho number of men unemployed in
creased four-tenths of one porcent
Of 53 cities oust of the Mississippi,
28 showed decreases in employment
mill 25 revealed nn Improvement In
'conditions. Tho Pacific coast, with
minor exceptions, "lost ground," ac
cording to survey.
Firms numbering 1,424 and normal
ly employing 1,000,000 porsons, had
7,037 fower workers on tho payrolls
than a month heforo, making tho net
decroaso since tho beginning of tho
year, about 50,000 or 2.9 porcent.
CATE GARAGE DE8TROYED
By United Press
HOOD RIVER, May C The Cato
garage hero burned to tho ground
last night in a spoctaculnr 30 minute
fire. Soven now curs and one truck
Loss Is estimated at
GERMANY AT FEVER
HEAT OVER CRISIS
UPPER SILESIA INVASION, AL
LIED ULTIMATUM, CABINET
By Carl D. Croat
(United Prats Staff Comipondtnt)
BERLIN, May 6 Germany today
prepared to set up a mediocre cab
inet for the purpose of accepting the
ill led reparations terms, meanwhile
urr.lng attention of the public to the
Polish invasion of Upper Silesia.
The country was in a fever beat
ver the outbreak In Upper Silesia,
As a result discussion ot the allied
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