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VOLUME LXI. ' Jt
INSUflGENTS CAUSE GREAT
PROPERTY LOSSES, ACCORD
INQ TO LONDON.
INVADERS KILL 13
KORFANTY'S MEN LIVING ON
8JUPPLIES TAKEN FROM
liy Unjled Trees
"jT LONDON, June 3 Polish Insur
gents in Uppor Silesia havo caused
great property losses at Malaplanc,
according to dispatches hero today.
y A largo force surrounded a de
tachment of Germans thoro, killing
13 and gaining entrance to the
town. Six largo factories were burn
ed and 50 civilians who attempted
to aid the Germans wero taken
prisoners. The civilians arc being
held as hostages for the safety of
The Invading forco was Joined by
stragglers. All of them arc living on
what they can commandeer from
The Poles also took the offen
sive at' Pless. The insurgents were
not opposed In entering the city and
the few German policemen on guard
at the principal buildings were pow
erless. Sixty of them wore taken
prisoners when the Poles made a
lUBh for tho castle of the Prince of
Pless, which was wrecked and looted.
DOES TIME ON
By United Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, June 3.
Harry Polant, a musician, is serving
a 10 day sentence- for speeding in In
stallments, The judgo allowed it so
that Poland, would not lose his job.
He plajs in a local music house.
Bach morning Poland goes to jail,
cats breakfast and stays for lunch;.
Ho is then' released until the follow
FRENCH 'CHAMBER'S BA'R ' BILL
By United 'Press '
PARIS, Juno 3. Tho French
chamber of deputies "has it .over"
the American House of Representa
tives in at' least one respect. It has
a bar. And during 1020, tho 626
members of the chamber spent over
the aforesaid zinc tho neat little
sum of 949,147 francs and 20 cen
times. Which Is the record to date.
Even during tho hectic year of 1911
the deputies only drank to the
amount of 317,069 francs and 71
centimes. And back in 1876, tho
year the Chamber first began to
function, the Chamber bar bill was
only 18,564 francs.
The reason? They blame it on the
KENYON SEEKS QUIZ
OF SHIPPING BOARD
CHARGES ACCOUNTS REEK WITH
"GRAFT;" SALARIES "OUT
RAGEOUS." By United Press
. WASHINGTON, Juno 3. Sonator
Kenyon of Iowa today charged thi.
tho shipping board lists oxpense ac
counts arc "recking with graft." Ho
demanded that an lmmcdiato Investi
gation bo made.
A Balary of 17,000 yearly was ac
tually paid to a chautfeur, while the
division headquarters' list of salar
ies aro "outragoous," Kenyon de
clared. TURKS KILLING
STREETS OF SANSOUM STREWN
By United Press
ATHENS, June 3 Constantinople
reports received horo today indlcato
renewed massacros taking p!ce in
Armenia. Tho streots of Sansoum are
said to bo strewn with tho bodies
of Christians, knifed by Moslems.
Shops and bazaars were looted.
Panda of TurkB are doing tho work.
They enter tho city, paying no at
tention to police or soldiers.
American destroyers are reported
t Sansoum, ready to protect Amer
STAGE THIS MORNING, 37.5; DAN
GER OF FLOOD IS
Apparently Intent upon proving
that It was "only fooling" when It
dropped down to 30.!) feet, the fickle
Columbia liver today started climb
Ing again, coming up .0 of a loot dur
ing the last 24 hours. Tho water now
stands at 37.5, as compared to tho
high mark of 39.2, registered at tho
flood crest last wecT?.
Old timers who wore bore at the
time of the Hood of 180-1, and who
have witnessed the annual sprln
freshet each year since that time, con
tend that danger of a bad flood Is
now over. Never in history has the rlv
or once started to go down to any
great extent and then made any con
siderable rise, they point out. Persons
who are the proud owners of row
boats are not placing too much stool;
in these predictions, however, and nr.
keeping a set of oayi! handy in case
6 POLICE DIE- IN
REVOLUTIONISTS SPRING SUC
CESSFUL COUP AND ES
By United Tress
DUBLIN, Juno 3 Six police off!
ccis were killed, and four more fa
tally wounded last night in a Sinn
Fein ambush at Carrow Kennedy,
county Cork. The dead are a dis
trict inspector, a sergeant and four
Tho ambush was one of the most
successful j ct attempted, "the Sinn
Feinors completely surprising their
virtims and escaping unhurt with
arms and ammunition after burning
the police lorry in which tho men
wire traveling. ' '
STATE INCOME TAX
WANTED f GRANGE
RESOLUTION FOR 'NEW TAX
FAVORED AT EUGENE
By United Press
EUGENE, Juno 3 The state
grango meeting hero attempted this
afternoon to pass resolutions favor
ing a bill at the next general elec
tion, providing for a state income
Memorial exercises for gratneis
who died during tho year wero held
at 2 o'clock. Chaplain T. li. A. Sell
wood gave the Invocation and ben '
diction. Mary S. Howard, state sou
rotary tor 22 years, gave the Intic
Tho work ol the convention will
bo concluded tonight. At a mooting
on tho university campus last night,
48 candidates were given tho llfth
degree by Multnomah Pomona grango
and 236 candidates tho sixth degree
by tho state grungo orfloors.
WATCHMAN ON HANDCAR IS AC
CIDENT VICTIM NEAR
,'Struck by a west-bound North
Bank passenger train from Bend
about a mile above Granddalles, O.
Adsuo, a Japanese nlghtwntohinan.
was inslanll) killed about 6 o'clock
Adsuo was riding back to Grand
dalles upon a small hand speedo
when struck by tho train Ho was
hulled for a dlstanco of nearly 30
feet, with tho speeder, a mass of
tangled wreckage, beside him.
Tho Japanoso was dead whnn pa
scngo's anil members ot tho train
crew reached him, according to C. F
Romlg or Silver Lako, who was on
tho train at tho tlmo.
Tho accident Is said to havo boon
caused by west bound train No. 5 lin
ing late. When 'o. 3 went through
tho Japanoso lr, bellovod lo hav
thought that it was No. 5. which
was duo at that tlmo, and to have
placed tho spoedcr upon tno track
again, directly In front of train No
5, which was following closo to No. 1
The body was taken to Lylo. jxmd
Ing an inquest by tho Klickitat coun
rising, MARTIAL GUARD
SYSTEMATIC THIEVERY IN TUL
OA LEADS TO STRICTER
DEATH LIST NOW 3d
AGITATORS OF SECRET NEGRO
CULT BELIEVED TO HAVE
FANNED RACE FEELING.
By Uiiitcil Pils
TUl;SA, Okla.. .Tune 3. Pillager-,
preying on btiuied and bloodstained
Tulsa gave nuihotitics a new prob
lem to cope wi'h today.
Systomutic thlovorj in the districts
razed during two days of race riot
ing was reported --even piano;) have
Icon carried away from tho neg'o
(list i let which was wrecked by race
'Martial law, which was slackened
after a day of quiet, was nioio strict
today. A cordon of heavily armed
guardsmen was thiown around the
negro district to save what liltlo re
mains of Ihu property of negroes.
General Harrctt, in charge of I ho
troops, early today began centralizing
the property of negroes, found in the!.'
ruined shacks, into one large heap for
Identification and protection.
Revised estimates now place tho to
tal death list, whites and negroes, :it
thirty killed and about 300 injured.
Karlicr reports placed tho list of
dead up to 175. This was duo to multi
plication of records among sheriffs
deputies, police, tho national guard
and other peace agencies.
Although negroes wero back at
their posts of menial labor today,
they wero not at case. It will take
porno time for them to overcome their
fears after having been shot at and
horded about like cattle in a pasture
for over thirty hours.
II was considered miraculous that
no sickness' has developed In tho camp
of 3,000 'negroes In tho Tulsa fair
Tho citizens' committee has started
the dispatch of supplies to needy ne
groes. Tho home of a lawyer, ono of
tho few left standing in ,IUlg Africa
was made tho distributing c,cnter.
Huntings of, a seqret negro cu'.t
woro believed by authorlles today lo
.have; fanned thq raoq tooling. Mem
bers of an organisation called "Bio id
Brothers" arc said to bo the ones who
atornicd tho jail to release the negro
illcgod to have assaulted a . will'"
It was pointed out, however, lhat
these agitators wero the vory small
minority of (ho negro population.
Ton negroes, now held In a deten
tion camp, aro charged with incillng
tho riot, Cyrus Avery, member of
(Continued on I h.)
DISARMAMENT AMENDMENT HAS
PARTY UNION BEHIND
Ity United Press
WASHINGTON, Juno 3. Republi
cans and democrats today united lo
extend tho scope, of tho Borah disarm
ament amendment to tho naval appro
Democrat Ic Loader Garrett gave no-
tleo that ho would endoavor to pas.i
a motion instructing his house con-
forces to Insist upon I lit) broadening
of tho Borah proposal.
MURDERER OF TWO
HANGED IN SAN QUENTIN
liy United Press
SAN QUENTIN. Cal.. Juno 3. -
Georgo Williams was hanged hero to
day. Ho murdered his wilo and step
daughter in San Francisco a yo-ir
Tho prisoner slept well and wont to
ihu seal fold smiling. I lo ato an early
breakfast and dnnk deeply ol a
shot" of whiskey boforo being lo 1
from his cell.
OCHOCO PROJECT FAILURE
BRANDED "DAM LIE"
By United Itcbb
BEND. Or.-,' Juno 3. Bend was
aroused last week by a minor that
tho Ochoco Irrigation reservoir had
failed, and that a thlry-lnot head of
water had swept down the streets of
Tho rumor, however, proved to bo
"only a dam Ho," as ono local news-!
pr.por headlined It.
Investigation developed lhat a 1
Blight leak had existed at the north
end of tho Ochoco dam ever since It
was constructed, but engineers
agreed that tho dam would bo good
for centuries to come.
OREGON, FRIDAY EVENING, JUNE
TOURISTS SHOULD BE
ADVISED OF HOOHS
ROAD IS OPEN
WHY NOT WAIT IN CITY INSTEAD
OF ALONG HIGHWAY, ASKS
Local garage men can easily turn a
considerable volume ot business to
tnoH'hants of The Dalles If they will
Inform tourists now going through
hero headed for the west, of (ho open
hours of (lie Columbia River highway
between this city an Hood River, in
the opinion of W. P. Morry.
Mr. Merry has obtained from the
state highway commission the follow,
ing authoritative schedule of the trat
(Ion, which Is now being paved cast
out of Hoed Itlver:
Moslor to Hood lllver, S a. in. to
12:30 p. m.
Moslor to Hood River, 12:30 to 1 p.
Moslor lo Hood Itlver, 1 p. m to
5:30 p. in.
Moslor to Hood River, 5:30 p. m. to
S a. m. tho following! day.
Mr. Merry was in friio Dalles over
Memorial Day, and returning to Port
land later in tho week, found many
tourists alorig tho line who hud been
waiting at 'Moslor all tho forenoon to
".I talked with several of them who
told us they would have remained !n
Tho Hallos several hours longer, had
they known tho facta," .Mr. Merry
writes to Tho Chronicle today. "This
would undoubtedly have afforded
them sufficient time to spend a lil
tlo .money In (ho town which the
At the local office of the state high
way commission today, it was men
tioned that cars may try for Hood
River troni Moslor any tlmo by de
touring over tho old '.Moslor hill. This
Is a rough, uncertain road howevo",
and heavily loaded machines cannot
The detour by way of the Standard
Oil plant at Hood River, previously
mentioned, (s not, available now, as
lhc pavement is past the point whore
tho dolour road at ilsf east end lutci
seets'wlth (ho highway.
TARIFF REVISES I
WORSTED MANUFAC7 URLBS IN
MARKET; MORE BUYING IN
BOSTON, Man; , Juno 3. (Special) -
Tho Imminence of tho tarltf seems
lo have given the market an impetus
during (ho last (wo or thioe day:;. At
any rale, several of tho larger wot sl
ed manufacturers have been in the
market and have taken lair weight--of
wool, so that the total turnover lias
boon a respectable one, although eai l
in the week them was no unuuinl.ln
terest shown in wool
Undoubted,!-, the racl tint tho tar
Iff Is to become a law u (piiekly ln
Inlluoncpil the clothing dalle to ro-o'
dor nioro or los: and ha-, encourag'-d
muntitaclui crs themselves lo cover
their requirements more or le-o.
against contracts which lhe nlreadj
had, but against which thoy purliap.
loared cancellations If (he omorgonej
tariff tailed of passage.
There Is no reason lo say thai prices
havo advanced any during tho week-;
on tho contrary, values appear to haa
remained generally as they wore and
Til a few Instances lower quo'r.lK n
aro holng given (ban wero lorinorly
ruling. Some of the western growois,
who have had wools In (ho hand.) of
eastern dealers on commission, ao
said to havo ordered their wools sold
In order that they might determine
their exact financial status, and wiior.
such ordoiK havo been glvon, natural
ly, tho market has not shown signs
Tho demand has boon of a general
nature during Uio lust low dajs, in
cluding some little carpet wool In ad
dition to that sold by tho government
at auction roeon'ly, besides which
there has been a good call for me
dium to fine grades, although tho call
for Australian wools has boon lo.us
Oregon Wool Sold,
Thorn has been a call for inrrKorv
wools both of short and long staph
Ono lot of Oregon lino stapled wool
is reported to have been hold at a
clean basin of about 73 cents for lair
wool, but of heavy shrinkage. Tin
cost In tho grease Is undorstood to
havo been about 22 to 23 cents. Other
holders of lino staple tonltory are
vantlng more money for their wools
however, and it doubtless would ho
possible lo get well up towards SO
cents clean basts for a really choice
graded fine staple Oregon and lor
(Continued on Pace C )
TWO PLANS NOW BEFORE SEN
ATE FOR CONOID.
TULSA TROUBLE SPEEDS COR
RECTIVE LEGISLATION IN
By Frnzicr Edw.irds
United Press Staff I'oiTosponib'til)
WASHINGTON. Ji'iiu 3. emigres
slonal action to solve the racial ques
tion in America will be Speeded up ip
a result of the Tulsa race riots,
leadeis in both houses declared today.
While no Investigation, such as fol
lowed tho East St. IvOiil3 raco riots,
which grew out of labor disputes, is
expected, there are two bills on the
problem which will bo pressed lor
The lirst plan is a bill by Represen
tative Dyer of Missouri. It proceeds
under tho theory that the fourteenth
aincndmont to tho constitution gives
tho federal government authority to
protect the negro from lynching. Parti
cipants in l.uiehlngs would be pun
ished for murder by the federal gov
ernment under the terms of tho hill. It
would also penalize counties in which
lynchings occur by u lino of $10,000
Tho second plan is to create a com
mission to study (he subject of lynch
lug and mob violence wit li a view to
nringlng about more harmonious le
latious between whites and negroes
Senators Spcnoor of Missouri and Me
Corniick of Illinois have Introduce'
measures on litis subject which an
now being considered by tho judiciary
Many members of congress have
frankly declared Ihomselves opposed
to the Dyer bill, on the ground that
It Invader, tho police povors of the
r.tatou, Even tho friends of tho .incus,
tiro are not opt'liiiistic over ihu pros
pect for Its passiigo. 1
( Tho ' Sponcer-McConniiik plan has
the' Indorsement of President Hard
bgj and stands U better chance- ol
becoming a law. In his nccOptanl'e
speech and in his llrst message to
conmo'M, tho preridonl look' recognfz
anre of (ho racial quost'Ion.
PEACE RESOLUTION FAVORED
Hy United Prusa
WASHINGTON. Juno 3. --Tho Hot
ter peace resolution war, loday to
ported lavoiably by I lie liottso loroign
al lairs commit too, over negnllvo voteK
of democratic comiullteeiiien.
FREES MY III
DISAGREEMENT REPORTED AF
TEII 10 HOURS DELIBERATION,
ACT TO QUELL
fly United tJcwfi
K.NON, Iiid., Juno 3 -Judgo Pen la
cost horo today dismissed tho Jut'
lhat hoaid the case of ll-yoar-old (V
oil Itutkott, charged with Hie
murder of his playmate, whoa th
loiomnu of Uio Jury said that in.
agreement was impossible.
The Juiy had boon out ltl liotilr
deliberating Cecil's late. Cecil dlsp'-.i
ed no concern over Ihu fact tlml 1 1 i -
jury had failed to acquit him. Tin
boy was calm throughout the trial
Ho Is still hold under $10.0iifl ball,
raised by citizens ol the town ol Ora.
near hem. Cecil declares lie is golnr
swimming as soon as lie can gel awa
it om tho court room.
By Judge Ben B. Lindsay
(Written tor tho United News.)
DENVER, Colo., Juno 3.--To pro
ceed wltli the trial of Cecil llurkoit,
in tlio same maimer and method as
in Hie case ot an adult Is. to iu mind
A giuat deal dupends upon tuo
child's mentality, but I do not bollovo
ho could havo had, and piouahly did
not have, any real murderer's Inicni
that would Justify his malment a.-, au
Of coiirso, something should bo done
In such a cam, but In my Judgmunt.
not alter tho fashion In which It Is
I urn mil criticizing His authorlMiM.
but I am (TlllclzliiK"iho )toiu au-I
Wo am still In the dark atii In
cilinlnal Jurlspiudoneo, but thoy nev
er sueiu darker than In a caso llko
POWER LINES ON TWO CIRCUITS
BROKEN AT SAME TIME
i With tho White River and Hood
River power lines both out at the
same time, a coincidence which of
ficials of tho I'acific Power Light
company explain "wouldn't happen
again In 10 years." The. Dalles w-is
without electric current lor an hour
and a half lasl iilghl.
The lirst accident occurred at 0:30
p. m. when an Insulator broke in (ho
local substation. The usual procedure
followed when something happens to
(ho While River power line, I.-; to hook
up the Hood River line and use cur
rent generated in J loud River and
While Salmon mil II tho local break is
It happened last night, however,
Hint a telephone polo between The
Dalles and Hood River toppled over
Just at the same (line (he Insulator
broke In tho substation here. When
the pole crashed to the ground, It
broke the power line, thus eliminat
ing Hood River as a source of supplv
for electric current.
The lights flashed on again shortly
if tor 8 o'clock, when tho Weak in
tho local plant was repaired. Moving
picture shows wero unable to oper-
ilo during the first part of tho even.
ing, and hundreds ate dinners by can
dle and lamp light.
SEIZURE OF JOYCE
GEMS. VALUED AT $1,000,000; MAY
HAVE BEEN SMUG
Hy tinned rrss
CHICAGO, Juno 3 Tho Now York
customs offlco today askud (ho soiv.
uro of $1,000,000 in jewels belonging
to Peggy Joyce, beautiful actress,
ponding investigation as to whether
of not ulio smuggled them Into this,
W. ,'H. Williams, Intelligence , olll.
cor 'of tho customs depart moot, rec
ommended seizure, billowing his in-
V t-.-.HIK'tlK'll 10 IU, - a a
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VETERAN CLERK OE
SUPREME COURT DIES
STARTING AS PACE, JAMES MA
HER SERVED 00
Uy United I'rcH.q
WASHINGTON, Juno 3. Jamcb D.
Miiher, clerk ot (he United States nu
picnio com I, died today. Ho went In
the hospital' lor a minor operation,
shortly following the doatli of Chief
Justice White. Ho failed to rally, fol
lowing the operation, lie had been
an employe of tho court for fill yoar:,
darling as page.
RUTH MAKES 161H HOMER
My United Press
NEW YORK, Juno 3 Itabe Kill li
clouted his i;ih home tun of (he hcii
son licic loday in the j . i x I J i liming of
Uio Yankee Itiowint' game No oil"
was on liae at I ho tlmo
LOCAL MEN ATTEND
GOOD ROADS PICNIC
TYGH VALLEY SCENE OF GREAT
MASS MEETING TO.
Sovoral aulouiobllo loads of lo'-il
business men, lepicsoutiiig Th-Dailos-Wssco
County Chamber ot
Commuted, loll this morning lor Tygh
Valloy to attend tho big road bond
rally which Is boliu; hold theio to
The occasion for the mooting Is the
annual picnic or tho Wasco Coun'v
Slock Growers' association, which, be
cause of tlio Inionso Interest tills year
in the passage of tho $800,00(1 ioa'1
bond bsiio, has been made into a pub
lie mass moot lug. Tlio entire morning
session of the muotlng was taken up
hy speeches advocating tho passuirc
of ilu- bond Issue. Community Sirvlce
Director II W. A i bury (lion led In a
short community sing Basket lunches
wore onjoyod at noon. During tho af
tornoou, (ho last M an pin and (iruxu
Valloy baseball loams tangled. Farm
ers, fruit growers mid business men
from all paits of Wakco county at
ACTION FOLLOWS INVESTIGA
TION BY POSTAL INSPECTOR;
CORONER BURGET LEAVES TO
W. E. Johnston, postmaster at Ante
lope lor t-he past 15 years, and man
ager of thu Southern Wasco Tele
phono company, shot himself in a
successful attempt at 3Ulclde shortly
after S o'clock this morning, dying
six hours later In his homo.
Posiorfico Inspector G. O .Brunner
or The Dalles lias been in Antelope
going over 'Johnston's accounts, and
would not deny this aftornoou tin
statement that shortages had been dis
covered in tho office's finances.
Brunner declined to make a state
ment over long distance telephone
late this afternoon, but from other
sources It was learned that tho alleg
ed shortages extend ovor a period of
more than a ear and a half.
Johnston shot himself through tho
temple.. Tho shooting occurred in his
offlco In I ho back of tho storo that
also served as postoffico. A .32 caliber
revolver was usod. A four-year-old girl
was In tho store at tho time, but did
not witness tlio shooting.
Johnston was about 42 rycars old.
Huskies tho widow, ho Is survived
'by three children, Fred, Ruth and
Margaret. Ho had lived In Antelopo
for a number of. years. Ho was a
member of tho Masonic . lodge, of
tho Odd Fellows and of the Wood
men. Coroner C NBurget, who Is at
tending tho pionlc -at .Tygh Valloy
tpday with 1 other business ;men of
Tim Dalles, was notified latov-hhiitt r
afternoon, and an automobllo was
.sonUlrom tho city to'trfko him to
i Aiitelppo. i'Au ilnquest will probably sai
1. unl.l II....... i 1 1 Tim fnnni-al
Jli; 1111:111 I 111 'I t: IUI1I&III. IHU iuhuiii'
will ljo hold in Antelope,
i 1 1
HALF 'LLION ENGLISH, 1,1 ' j" ' 1 '
' MILL WORKERS MAY Cl'llf 1
Hy United Press '
LONDON. Juno 3 Half a million"
cotton workers may ho idle soon, If
tlio plan to join tho 3,000,000 coal
workers now striking is followed.
Tlio mill ownors served notice that
If tho proponed wage reductions
not accented tho mills would bo
closed until the cut Is accepted.
ADAMS SLATED FOR
IOWA MArJ PROBABLE REPUBLI
CAN HEAD; RALPH WILLIAMS
TO BE SECOND.
My United Pros
'WASHINGTON, Juno 3. John T.
Adams of Iowa will bo selected as
chairman of the mpuhllcan national
committee, mooting horo noxt ween,
parl loaders announced today,
A canvass of tho committee Indi
cates unanimous .selection Adams is
now ice chairman and II was expect
ed that thl:. olllce would go to Ralph
Williams, national commit 'eeiniui
NETS 3 VICTIMS
STEAM SHOVEL STRIKES POWER
WIRES, DROPS, CRUSHING
By United Proas
PORTLAND. Juno 3 Two men
woio in hind and one killed horo to
day when a steam shovel scoop drop-
pod on tlioui wtillo thoy wero worn
lug on a track.
Tho scoon became eiitsiiRled In a
power wlro and tho wholo machine
was olootrllled, throwing tho engi
neer from hlH seat and releasing
control of the scoop.
Tho lluoo mon woro pinned down.
Tho eiigluoor again tried to re
l.'itso th- control, hut tho electrlo
charge i.galn hurled him from tho
Tho die dead man, who is uu
known. Is now tu tho morguo,