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Dalle Ip Chronicle
THE DALLES, OREGON, FRIDAY EVENING, JUNE 10, 1921.
TO CABLE FROM
SUBSTANCE OF MESSAGES TO
AMERICA ARE NOT Dl
VULGED. FIRM POSITION TAKEN
ADMIRAL DECLARES ANTlURISH
UTTERANCES WERE ALSO
VOICED IN U. S.
By United Presa
LONDON', June 10. "The pe-ice
and progress of tho world depends up
on the cooperation of the English
speaking people," Admiral W. S. Sims
told the American Luncheon club hire
"If that Is objectionable," he added,
"make the best of It."
'Sims declared his antl-Scin 'Fein
talk before the 'English iSpeaklng un
ion was the same thing he had said
In numerous lectures In America.
"I Intend to keep on doing the same
thing," he declared.
Sims refused to make public his re
ply to Secretary Denby's query as to
whether he had been quoted correct
ly. ILONDON, June 10. Admiral Wil
liam S. Sims today answered Secre-
tary Denby's inquiry on his speech
before the English Speaking union
The admiral dispatched his answer
an hour after receiving the official
copy of the cablegram.
"It can be taken for granted," the
admral's aide said, "that the admiral
intends to stand by his actual speech,
but naturally ho cannot be held re
sponsible for published reports of it."
Sims was given a great ovation lust
night when he was guest of honor at
a dinner of the parliamentary naval
committee. The admiral's war wori:,
particularly his efforts to bring about
cord lu J relations between the Amer
ican and British navies, drew praise
from a number of speakers.
The admiral In his responses mndo
no references to tho. controversy aris
ing from his previous speech.
.Sims was given a tremendous ova
tion today at the meeting of the Amer
ican Luncheon club. Especially loud
cheers came from the British guests.
'"He's done it again," said Wilson
Cross, chairman, In Introducing the
"He's done it again, but we're all
Sims mado a lengthy address, but
touched only Incidentally on the con
troversy growing out of his talk be
fore the English Speaking union,
"I believe in talking the truth, but
not to excess," ho said.
"I'm afraid I did co the other day
in the opinion of some persons. Hut
(Continued on Page 2.)
SAFE IN PORT
AMERICAN FREIGHTER WHICH
STRUCK ICEBERG IS IN;
By United rress
ST. JOHN'S, N. P.. June 10 With
her decks awash and her lifeboats
ready for instant launching, the
freighter Charlotto made port here
today. The steamer, property of tho
United 8tatea shipping board,
smashed her bow in a collision with
an iceberg yesterday.
The boat was far down wt tlio
head and water threatened her holl
ers momentarily. The crew fought
hard all night to keep her afloat.
The Seapool, British steamer
which struck a berg Tuesday, dock
ed today, entering the harbor under
her own power. The extent of darn
age was to be detormlned today
when the bow was raised.
SECOND VICTIM OF
AUTO ACCIDENT DIES
COMPANION OF WOMAN KILLED
THURSDAY NEVER REGAINS
By United Pre
PORTLAND, June 10 Fred "WT.son,
injured in an automobile accident
when the car n which he was riding
plunged over a 400 foot cliff on ine
Columbia River highway, near Bridal
Veil, died this afternoon without re
f - iin- nr'ou nf" A coinnaninn
Mrs. Margaret Garland, was also
killed la the accident.
LAND ON LOCAL
RENO HONEYMOONERS, TOURING
NORTHWEST, VISIT CITY FOR
On an aerial honeymoon lour of Cnl
Ifornla and the Pncllle norlswest, Mr
and iMrs. Jack Sharpnaek of lleno
Nevada, yesterday afternoon dropped
out or the clouds and landed on tin
Vvalther-Williams landing field at
Oranddalles. They had made tho trip
up the Columbia river from Portlam
In exactly C5 minutes.
iSlmrpnack is pilot in tho Unite
iState3 air mall service, working oi
of Heno. About two weeks ago, li
was married to Mrs. Sharpnaek, wh
is also a flying enthusiast. After cor.
slderable deliberation and going ovi
of maps showing possible laud In
fields, a schedule for an alrplan
honeymoon was worked out.
The newlyWeds left Heno about :
week ago, flying from there to sJai
Francisco. Their next flight broitgr.
them to Portland, where they is.il ci
with friends until yesterday, who.
they again "hopped off," this tlnn
with The Dalles as their deslinalian
After spending .several hours view
ing points ot Interest about the cltj
and stocking up their plane with a
fresh supply of oil and gasoline, Mr
and .Mrs. Sharpnack yesterday after
noon waved a jaunty farewell as ini)
soared towards the Klickitat liioun
tains, enroute to Spokane.. They leii
this city about :i o'clock in the after
noon and expected to be In Spokane
by C o'clock in tho evening. Afiei
spending several days In Spokane
they will start upon the last lap of
their several thousand mile Journey;
back to a cozy little flat in Hens.
The happy honeyniooners carry a
complete outfit of dress clothing,
which they wear when attending for
mal functions in the various cities
they visit along tho route. A spacious
cockpit in the plane is stored with a
varied-assortment of luggage, togeth
er with an extra supply of gasoline for
use in caso of eveatua litis.?.
The plane itself is v. biy Curtis." b!-'
plane, driven by a .'ingle propellur end
)i 150-horsepowor mot 3'.. .Sharpnack
purchased it from tho govorninen' nt
tho close of the war. During the war
he served in Trance as an American
"The most bei'i.if il scenery which
we noticed during our em in' trtp wrs
that which we saw while fljiug up the
Columbia river goiv?e from Portland to
Tho Dalles," Mrs. Sharpnack enlhus
iastlcally declared. "Wi'h tli"so ilnee
majestic snow-capped niouinains do
ing senllnal duty jv'er the bounllDss
armies of silent pines ana the Colum
bla a silvery ribbon bonoith us vrM
there isn't anythi.i;: In tho wnole
world that can excel it .In tuv opinion
From our plane, tho whole e.irth
looked like a miniature toy land, with
toy people, toy villages and toy i:ees
spread upon It."
NEW RUNNING RECORD MADE
By United Press
BELMONT PARK, N. Y., June 10.
Tho world's record running for a
mile and clght-tenlhH for horses wa.-:
broken today by Coaler, running the
distance In one mltiuto and 49 seconds
flat. Tho former record, two-fifth'
slowor, was made at Aqueduct In
SENATOR McNARY APPOINTED;
SOLDIER RELIEF TO BE EX
AMINED. By United Press
WASHINGTON, June 10. Vice
President Coolidgo today appointee
Senators Lenroot, Capper, McNarv
Robinson and Harris as members of r
joint congressional committee to in
quire into agricultural conditions.
Senators Sutherland of West Vlr
glnla, Calder of Now York and Pom
ereno of Ohio wero appointed mem
hers of a committee to investigate
government agencies connected with
the soldier relief.
STEEL ORDERS DECREASE
By United Press
NEW YORK. June 10 Monthly
statements of the United States
Steel corporation today showed a de
crease of unfilled orders to 3C2.7'.'.'
tons. Unfilled tonnage totalled more
than 5,000,000 tons on May 31, ago Ins
5.S0U.O00 tons April 30, and C,200,00u
DRY LAW OFFICER NAMED,
By United Prcs
WASHINGTON. June 10, Appoint
ment of Major Roy Hanes, Hllsboro,
Ohio, as prohibition commissioner
was annouueed at the White House
FIVE FORMS OF
CONGRESS PLANS REWARDS FOR
MEN WHO PARTICIPATED
'GIFT" IDEA DERIDED
TIME LIMIT SELECTION PLAN IS
FIRST BILL CUT
By United Picks
"WASHINGTON, June 10. -- A sol
dier's "adjusted compensation" bill
bids fair to replace the "soldiers' ho
nus bill," In congress.
Senator McCumber of North Dakota
is now working out provisions of biff
in sub-committcc. He declares tint
the bonus will not be a "gilt" to ex
service men, but designed dlstinctl
to repay veterans of the world war
for their service to the nation.
The bill Is standing virtually in the
same form as it was introduced, with
tho exception of the elimination of tin
time limit selection plan.
The bill includes the following
1. Adjusted service pay; ?1 a da
for each day of service In the United
States and $1.25 a day for each day
2. Adjusted service certificates,
giving a sum greater than that of
cash compensation, payable in 20
years, drawing 4i percent interest,
3. Substantial training and aid at
ovoinment expense, equal to 'cas-b
compensation, plus -10 percent.
4. Farm or home aid.
5. Public land preference, giving
veterans first choice of public lands
now being opened.
WASHINGTON. Juno 10. Settle
ment. , of the bonus question Is at hand.
Early enactment of a soldiers' com
pensation act, with five optional plant;
to reimburse I, SOU, (Mill men and wom
en who served in the world war, ban
been perfected by Senator McCunibo",
(Continued on Piiito C. )
136 LOST WITH
VESSEL STRIKES ROCK; SINKS
TOO QUICKLY FOR LIVES
TO BE SAVED.
By United PTeXB
ATHENS," June 10 Thu Greek
steamer Bcmbolina has gone down
with 138 passengers, according to
dispatches hero today.
Tho Iiotihollna, enroute from Smy
rna, struck a rock and went down
30 quickly that on:y two lives were
laved. Tho vessel carried many sol
diers, from Smyrna, iti addition to
Tho Boubolina was 3,"13-lon iron
vmsel built In 1S78. -
AMERICANS REACH FINALS
IN PROFESSIONAL GOLFING
By Unltid Press
riLEN EAGLESi Scotland, Juno 10.
Abo Mltchol and J. II. Kirkwood to
day reached the linals In the 1000
lulneas international professional golf
(Sr ( HAPPY )
" yZ C - . I'HOPorF)
1921 SENIORS WILL
PROFESSOR J. F. BRUMBAUGH
OF O. A. C. TO DELIVER
Commencement oxoiclses for tho
1021 graduating class of The Dalles
high school will he held tonight at
8 o'clock In tho high school audi
torium. Prof. J. F. Brumbaugh, teacher
of psychology at O. A. C, has been
secured to deliver the cnininonce
incut address. He will talk upon
the subject of "Panaceas."
Admission to the exercises will b.
by reserved seat fllckelH only, 11
was announced. Tickets may be se
cured from any member of the sen
lor class. All seats rosoved must be
tilled by 7:55.
The local gradual lug class is the
largest in tho histbiy of the high
.school, being made; up of (!5 utu
OFFICER IS BETTER
COMPANION OF COLONEL GAL
BREATH WILL PROBABLY
By United rresa
INDIANAPOLIS, Hid., Juno 10
Milton L. Foreman,! general in the
Illinois national guard and wealthy
Clucagoan, who was seriously In
jured in an automobile accident
which took the life of Frederick W.
Galbralth, national commander of
the American Legion, was better to
day, hHi physicians reported.
llelnry Ryan, director of Anier
iri'nizntlon work for the legion who
wiits itlt,o injured, was reported ini
I.ioved. BOOTLEGGER TRUSTS'
IN CITIES CHARGED
POWERFUL ORGANIZATIONS PRO
POSE BREAKDOWN OF VOL
By United Press
WASHINGTON. June 10. --Big boo'-'
legging trusts with large llnanelal
backing exist in tovenil cities, Wayne
Wheeler, counsel lor Iho anll-saloo,i
league, today charged In tesllnionv
before the limine niles committee.
Tlieso trusts, with (several big fi
nancial men interested, constitute the
gr.oatesl menace to prohibition en
foicemenl, lie charged. The main pur
pose is to break down' the Volstead
EASTERN AND WESTERN
METHODS IN BURGLARY
By United Prera
SAORAM UNTO, Cal.. Juno 1(1. --The
poet who sang about east being east
and vo3t being west was a wise man,
according to 0. S. Merrill, ulale super
iutendent of rrimjiinl ideullilcatliin.
.vToth'ods In everything vary between
east anil west, Morrill said today,
"Take burglars for Instance, " be ex
plained. "Thu eastern burglar either
'shoot!) a lock' or smashes a class
v.'lndow. The western burglar picks
an open window or a door to make
"Tho eastern burglars who winter
In California are all going home now
After April we seldom have a typical
eastern burglary In California. The
nativo son yeggs have a monopoly
during the : iiminer.
THAT JUNE IS HERE -
GROWS 00T OF
SCORES KILLED IN WU CHANC
MANY ARRESTS MAC!
TROOPS OUIETED WHEN 13,0
ARE GIVEN BACK
By United Press
HANKOW, China, June 10 Mi
llnous troops In Wu Chang, c.ipllc"
of the province of llupeh, were un
der arrest today after tney bad di
stroyed much property, looted Amei
Ican .property and killed scores oi
Thu soldiers were quite! when 13,
1)00 men were given their back pay
First killing a number of Iholi
offieeis, the mutineers spread
through the city, congregating in
great numbers at - the government
Loose cash in the institutions was
seized, The men then turned to the
mint. Tho director in charge was
seized and subjected to torture. He
denied admission to the big vaults.
Meanwhile several thousand had
scattered through the city (blowing'
flaming brands among tlimslly con
stiucted dwellings. Hundreds of
homes were destroyed.
Residents were thrown in to a
File lighting apparatus was In do
fault, and for i time it was feared
more than half the city would bo
'I he American Trinity school was
visited by one mutinous baud which
ransacked the buildings, carryin;
away anything of any value.
'Phe soldiers linall were qui ed
when promises were circulated that
their back pay would be made Mi.
Fitly of tho mutineers wero at rest
ed when It was found . trjrirv.-uro
carrying bar.-i of gold anil silver
Iroin the mint. They were taken to
lchang and held under arrest in
hai racks there, pendng sentence.
Tho men were uald to have hflon
angered primarily by the govern
ment's ik'W plan of disbanding sur
STRIFE AT ISSUE
CABINET C O N S I DER
TROUBLE AND AIR
i I .MS
By A. L. Bradford
(United 1'ivk.h Slnlf I'liriejipoiHlcnt)
WASHINGTON, June 10 - Ellin
Inafiou of (actional .strife and insur
gency in Iho Hulled Stall .' ariuy
and navy was hcloio President
Harding ami his cabinet today.
Secretary Deilby, II. Is understand,
will confer with Harding to soeiuro
his support in any disciplinary ac
tion be may plan against Admiral
Sims for Hie Loudon speech lu
which Ilia I. officer flayed Irish sym
palhi.ers lu Iho United .Stales a-
"zelnas or asses."
Secretary Weeks wan also ovpeel
ed to talk with Ibe president on Hie
Menoher-Mltchidl low in the air sir
vice and to ask the executive's sup
port in stamping out Irlclion and lu
tor politics in the army.
ARMY AND NAVY
HOPES OF HIGH WATER
CREST IN RIVER
COLUMBIA STEPS UP ANOTHER
SIX INCHES OVER
After remaining stationary for 21
hours, when local merchants with
basements breathed a 1,11. easier in
he hopo that the crest had finally
icon reached, the Columbia river
ast night again stalled cutting ca
lei h, with the result Hint the waler
.'cut up an additional .5 of a foot
tiling the night.
The official government reading,
akeu at. 8 o'clock this morning,
bowed the water at tl.'.l feet, lly
0 o'clock, however, the water bad
lassed tho -12 foot mark and at
ate this afternoon was hovering he
ween -11.1 and 11.2 foil.
Each rlrfo in tho river aces ad
lltlonal basements along Second
it reel flooded. Tho Parlor grocery
his morning reported water In lis
lasomont. Water is also In the haso
lient of the Corson music company
Little damage is being done to
.locks as a result of tho i loo-led
lasements, merchants having been
warned of the danger In time to re
move supplies stored there. A mini
her of basotnents along First street
.iro also awash with seepage from
Tho water is now in tho
yard of Mrs. Mary K. Urltten's
deuce on Second street. It has
crossed the alley 'a back of
Empress theater, forming a small
lake, the odor of which is anything
but pleasant to the olfactory nerves
Water is on both sides of the Co
lumbia River highway at some
points immediately east .of The
Dalles. At one place, a short dis
tance above Five Mile, the water Is
reported to be flowing over Hie road.
Reports that the Maryhill ferry Is
out of commission as a result of
the high water are untrue, accord
ing to Information received by The
Chronicle today from Maryhill.
SEATTLE BURGLAR SENTENCED
lly United Prors
SEATTLE. June 10. A sentence of
from 10 to 15 years In the state pen
llenllary was today imposed on S. II.
Simmons, who pleaded guilty to en
tering the house of Fiederick S rave
lin had previously served a term at
San Qitontin prison.
SETTLEMENT OF BRITISH
COAL STRIKE EXPECTED
Uy United Prer.fi
LONDON, June 10 Settlement of
the lirltish coal strike wan expect
ed to result from a referendum or
dered by union executives today.
'Phe executives decided to submit
the latetd proposal of colliery own
ers to Individual miners for ao
ceptanco oi' rejection.
I-EAR DIPHTHERIA EPIDEMIC
lly United PrenH
PORTLAND, June 10. Ail epidemic
or diphtheria is feared In the Waver
ley baby homo, lollowlng the lis
covery today of five cases. Annie
Owens, nurse, left with the disease
Fifty nix baldes are cared for
MAY HEAD LEGION
JOHN G. EMERY, FIRST DIVISION
FIGHTER, SUCCESSOR TO
lly United NeWH
WASHINGTON, June in John '.!.
Emtio, of Giand Rapids, .Midi, uu
lional vice-commander of Hie Amer
ican Legion, pi nimbly will i.iiccecd
Colonel F. W. Gallirallh, national com
mander who waa killed lu a motor
car accident at ludlnmipoll i, nccnnliiv;
to Richard Hooly Jones, edllor of ihe
Slurs and Klrlpos, who ban made i
t.nrvey of Iho wlluiitlnu.
Emery, II Is believed, will he nam
od by tho national exociillve commit
lee, which, according to .lone, will
moot Imiiietllalely alter Colonel (ial
tiralthV Mineral. If thu Interment ic
In Arlington National roineloi.v 'In
ciiininlitoo will meet lu Wanhln:;ton
if the body In taken to Clueiiiuati for
burial, the moolluu will be in Indian
apolls. Emery bad been montlonml iih n
candidate to succaud Galbralth at 'he
nc xt national convention. He had bona
iicllvo lu Li'tjlou al'falra ilnun tho or
ganization wiih loiiudeil. During Iho
war Emory whb a major In the ISth
liiiantiy, Ural dlvlwlon, and wtu
wounded in action. Un la now a com
inlsulonir of the Grand Rapid muni
cipal go eminent.
- GRAIN GROWERS
OREGON AGREEMENTS GIVE AS
SOCIATION MARKETING OF
WILL MEET NEXT WEEK TO
ELECT DIRECTORS FOR
The Oregon Cooperative Grain
Growers' association now has 1,158
contracts signed with wheat growers
In the state, calling for the marketing
of a gi'and total of -t, Hill, -till bushels
of wheal by the association during
Iho coming year, it was announced
this morning by Edgar L, Ludwick, or
ganization manager, whose headquar
ters are in this city.
Of this total, 127 contracls are
signed with Wasco county farmers,
calling for Iho cooperative markotlr.';
of ail.riOO bushels of wheat. Anions
the other counties of tho state which
have a large number of association
members are Washington, Jefferson,
Sheiman, Gilliam, Morrow, Wallowa,
Union and linker counties.
'Election ot" delegates has been
going on in the various districts cov
ered by the association 'at tho pres
ent time. A check of the vote com
pleted yesterday revealed tho follow
District 1, Harney, 'Malheur, Baker,
Union and Wallowa counties: H. U.
Davidhlzer of Joseph and J. E. Rey
nolds of La Grande. 1
District 2: results not checked.
District It, Moirow county: How
ard Anderaon of lleppnor and Herbert
Olden and II. V. iSmouse of lone.
District 1, Gilliam, AVheelor and
Grant counties: O. A. Edwarets, and
J. W. Dyer, both ot Majvllle.
District r, Sherman county: V. H
Snjith of Wasco, WilUam Powell of
Mom, and Fred Krusow of Grass Val
District. 0, Wasco, Hood Rivo-,. Jof
forcon, Crook and Deschutes ooutiiL-;
C. A Karth and Roy Uolton, both of
JDIslrlct 7, Multnomah, Cluckauii','.
Washington and Columbia count!. -i-.
George II. Drown of Now Era.
All of the delegates clccte.l mil
meet In Tho Dalles Thurada, Jiiiuj
17, when they will name director
from their number, to acrvc for one
Walter ,1. Robinson, general n-n
ager of tho Washington Cooperai i -e
Gialn Grower:!' association, was lu
Tho Dalles yesterday, completing ar
rangements for Insuring whoat a'
ready harvested and which Is being
held in warehouses of tho Oregon as
sociation. SEARCH FOR BOND
BANDIT MAY HAVE INTENDED
lly United Prows
S U'lt .IET0, .lunu 10.-Another
gold pot search,'' similar to tho
Merdoll escape, Is believed to havo
been slipped over on federal author
ities, lollowlng the falliito of Ray
G.ndiier, convicted .Southern Pacific
mull bandit, to locate a cache nald
to conlnlii $l.r0,uni lu bonds.
Unlike llorgdoll. Gardner failed to
i scape and after several hours futile
search in Iho vicinity of the munici
pal paili, declared lilnimlf "douhle
crosseil." An nmint of the Southern Pacific
contpanj admitted, prior to the search
that IjuihIh In thai amount had oou.i
Mioleii from Ihe train near Rosevlllcon
Hit- night of May 111. Discovery of 'h"
I licit was not made for several days.
AUTO BUILDER DECLARES LAST
OF $100,000,000 DEBT
lly United Press
DETROIT, Juno 10.--dlonry Ford,
in a letter to certain officials of hi
lompatij, today deolnroil Unit ho has
tolled enemies seeking to ruin hi in .1
iianclally by paying up tho hut of his
j notes, involved In the buying out. .
hi;i niorkholdci, The no'o nmo.iaun
'to Jlno.eoo bun.