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THE DALLES, OREGON, FRIDAY EVENING, JUNE 24, 1921.
III SEARCH FOR
POSTCARD FROM PARIS RECEIV
ED FROM ONE IN
NAME IS WITHHELD
FRENCH POLICE MAY BE ASKED
TO AID; CARD BELIEVED
By Unltecr Pres
WASHINGTON, June 24 A color
ed postcard from "Paris to the moth
er of a member of the missing crow
of the "mystery" vessel, which dis
appeared near Cape Hatteras, forms
the first clue the department of Jus
tice has been able to pick up to es
tablish definite basis for the search
for 20 vessels, known to have dis
appeared within the last year.
The mother says the handwriting
is that of her son.
Investigators refuse to divulge the
name of the man supposed to have
written the card, and asked that tho
name of the vessel be withheld.
The card may have been mailed
by some one other than tho missing
sailor, it is pointed out. The police
in Paris will be asked to cooperate
in the search.
NEW DUCHE88 OF MALBOROUGH
By United Prcan
PARIS, June 24 Miss Gladys Dea
con of Boston today became the
Duchess of Malborough. A civil ecu
mony was held In the British con
sulate. Miss Deacon was simply
gowned in a blue street dress unil
blue cape. She wore a largo blue
transparent hat trimmed with red
FORD MAKE Pr6fIT OF
$18,000,000 IN MAY
By United Newa
. DETROIT, Mich., .'une 24. Henry
Ford's profits for May were $18,
000,000, according to E. J. Pipp, for
mer managing editor of Ford's paper.
The statement is made in this
week's issue of Pipp's weakly.
The Ford motors total production
for the month was 97,014 cars, it
is stated. The profit on each cai
was a fraction more than $1S9.
BLSINE8S AGENT OF CHICAGO
PAINTER8 IS STILL AT
By United Press
CHICAGO, June 24 Roy "Muckle"
Shields, business agont of tho paint
ere' union, who shot Attorney W. W.
O'Brien, well-known lawyer, was still
at large today.
O'Brien was shot in both legs by
Shields last night following an argu
ment in a saloon.
Shields is under Indictment in con
nection with the building graft, investigation.
HIS I S IPS
ND CTED UNION MAN
New Zealand's Premier Declares
For Unity of Pacific Peoples
FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN BRITISH DOMINIONS AND UNITED STATES
POINTED OUT; AMERICAN TARIFF WILL BE HARD BLOW TO
INTERESTS OF SOUTH PACIFIC.
(Copyright, 1921, by United News.)
LONDON, June 24. There Is no
adequate reason why there should not
be an agreement or understanding
tantamount to an alliance between
the United States and Great Britain
W. F. 'Macsey, premier of New Zeal
and, declared In an exclusive inter
view with tho United Nevs.
Foreseeing tremendous commercial
development in the Pacific ocean,
Massey believes that a (raqk state
ment of national policy on both sides
would facilitate adjustment of any
problems arising out of coming condi
tions, and that similar action in re
gard to armaments would be effective
toward International harmonyv
The New Zealand leader pointed out
the friendship existing between New
Zealand and the United States, and
mentioned the big exhibit sent by his
country to the San Francisco fair as
a demonstration of New Zealand's
eagerness to be numbered among
America's closest friends.
"We In (he raclflc," he said, "are
Just getting on our feet. We are on
the eve of a great commercial develop
ment. Although we are doing the bulk
of our trading within the empire, u
large part of it Is carried on with the
United States. For this reason your
new tariff will hit us hard,
"Still, as far as the tariff goes, 1
BUSINESS MEN'S GAME
"DOC YAK" WILL UE UMPIRE IN
With all business houses schedul
ed to close at. !i o'clock today, every
thing Is hi readiness for the first
game in the business men's twilight
league. The game, between teams
made up of East and West sldo busi
ness men, will start shortly after
The last detail Incident to the
staging of the big game, the selec
tion of an umpire, was arranged to
day. "Doc Yak" Miller, affable auto
mechanic, will act in that capacity.
Business men who have been prac
tlcing for today's game declare that
there is material among their ranks
for a really first class baseball tram
Several business men have tentative
ly discussed 'the getting up of an
all-sfar team from members of both
teams participating in today's game,
to tangle with the regular city team.
This proposal meets with the
hearty approval of Manager Fitz
gerald of the city team, who an
nounced that his diamond artl.its
stand ready to meet the business
men nt "any time" for a side bet of
a dinner at Hotel Dalles.
Tonight at f o'clock, on Amatom
field, is the time and place. An ad
mission charge of 25 cents will be
ATTEMPT AT SOVIET IN
By United Press
WASHINGTON, June 24. Congres
sional investigation of the dyatem of
naval discipline was today asked in
a resolution by Senator LaFollette.
the resolution followed the removal
of Captain Stearns from command of
the battleship Michigan, when he had
allowed a committee of men to help
decide the vessel's discipline.
RELIGIOUS FANATICS IN BRITISH
COLUMBIA RESIST CENSUS
By United Press
GRAND FORKS, B. C, June
Doukhobors of both sexes, many
nude, today used pitchfork?, hoes,
rakes and cordwood sticks tu rout a
party of mounted police who hnd
attempted to discipline them bocau.n
they had refused to reply to inten
tions of census enumerators.
There are 1500 Russian Douk'io
bo is in this district, all Russian im
migrants and insanely religious.
They take no notice of govornmeni
regulations and kicked out the' cen
sus enumerator when thit gentle
man came around.
They also tore up the summons
when policemen attempted to no,
them into court.
Tlie mounted police then attempt
ed force and were routed until re
Inforcements arrived, when tho ring
leaders were arrested. Eight arrests
wero made and fines of $20 each
hold that that Is a problem for the
United States entirely. Each country
must arrange Its tariff to.nult its,best
interests. Thl3 will not cause any hard
feeling. We will accept It as a fact.
"Wte have no Interests that con
flict with those of the United States.
Our only trade to any extent outsldo
the empire Is with the United States
"Regarding Immigration, we have a
law now which provides that those
from countries outside the empire who
intend to settle In New Zealand must
satisfy the government of their de
sirability. Visitors or business men
who are not Untlsners may come here
and stay six months. At the end of Out
time, If they wish to remain, they
must produce evidence that their rec
ords have been satisfactory.
"This law has been In operation lor
about a year. We find It Is working
out splendidly. It haa never been ap
plied to Americans, however, because
we feel they are different from the
others. But it is satisfactory as we
have applied It to other nationalities.
"This law also eliminates the ques
tion of discrimination regarding races.
"Tho problem for defense In the Pa
clflc Is a problem of the empire for
the dominion is part and parcel of
the British empire. We obtain protec
do knob rs mill
(Continutd on Pa )
ASSAILS HEARST AS ENEMY BE
CAUSE LABOR OPPOSED MEX
SELECTION OF OFFICERS MUST
UE LAST ORDER OF
Uy UnlUd I'rvsa
DENVER, Juno L'4. The American
Federation of Labor, in session here
today decided to elect officers Satur
day morning, when the business ot the
convention will be wound up,
The content lor the presidency ol
the American Federation of Labor ha.-:
become s) hot that President Clomp
ers was today forced to warn against
electioneering by federation org'iul.
ers. Labor leaders voted indorsement of
the Sheppard-Towner bill and iin?-id
the government to replace restrictions
at naval yards and arsenals prevent
ing the emplojments of aliens.
W. M. Short declared that the "se
ceislonist" movement In Washington
where red organizers have sougi-.t the
support of union members, has been
By J. L. O'Sulllvan
(United Press Stan Correspondent)
DENVER, Colo., June 24 Elec
tion of officers which had been
scheduled for this afternoon was
postponed today by the American
Federation of Labor
Officials ruled that. In accordance
with the constitution the election
must be the last matter of business
to come before the convention. The
election will be held tomorrow night
or early next week.
With Samuel Gompers taking the
offensive in his battle to retain lead
ershlp of the federation, his oppon
ent for the presidency, John L. Lew
is, head of the United Mine Workers
of America, was expected to inane
a statement ou his position.
In a speech late yesterday Gomp
ers declared that William Randolph
Hearst, a . newspaper publisher, is
responsible for the campaign to pre
vent his reelection. He said Hearst
was trying to "get him," because
he had not supported Hearst's ef
forts to bring about an American
Invasion of Mexico.
DELAYED BY FOG
AVIATORS AWAIT CLEAR WEATH
ER FOR TRANSCONTINENTAL
By United rresB
RIVERSIDE, Cal.. Juno 24 -Fog
delayed again today the start of the
proposed non-stop airplane llight from
Riverside to New York of the Eric
'Springer and David Ia is, California
Up to 7:20 a. m. the fog had not
lifted and the aviators still were"
awaiting clear weather at 'March fluid
here, where they have been ready for
the hop-off since heron; daylight.
They planned to take advantage of
the first sign of the fog lifting and
thought they might get away about
8 a. in.
ARKANSAS filSING AGAIN
Uy United Press
TULSA, July 24. Scores of fam
ilies living ou tho lowlands have been
driven from their home.i by tho come
back flood, r.taged by the Arkansas
river. No los3 of life Is reported.
G HOUR D"AYi B HOUR
PAY RESOLUTION, DOWNED
By United Pre
DENVER, June 24. - The proposed
campaign to bring about a nix-hour
day with eight hours pay brought lit
tle support In tho convention of tin
American Federation of Labor. Reso
lution to that effect were voted down
after short debate.
STORM WARNINGS POSTED
AGAIN ON GULF COAST
By United Prt-iw
GALVESTON, June 21 The wi-ath-
er bureau today posted further atoim
warnings of tho approach of ano'lier
gale from the Caribbean sea. Tho,
disturbance was reported In tlm u j
cintty of Swan Inland in the north
eastern Caribbean sea, according t
the Warning. Fresh winds aif duo
during the next 30 hours. A second
storm Is feared,
WERE AT GATES
By Hudson Hawley
(United News Kliitf CurreHUondcnt)
VERDUN, June 24. Verdun, fit
city of the dead, sprang to glorious
life Thursday. Ihu fifth anniversary
of the crucial moment In the defense
of 1010 when the Germans weiu ham
mering nt the very gate! f the dt
after taking Mort Homme, Damloup,
Floury and Fort Souville.
From the skeleton -walls of gutted
houses and from windows of repaired
homes, bunting and banners In the
trl-co!or of Franco, burgeoned like
the poples of tho battle fields, and
guns boomed jo.ous salvos as day
break brought in the anniversary wl'h
Its memories of that terrible trial.
The smashed fragments of church
es sent forth the sound of hells as
General Neville and former I'reslden:
Poincare arrived with M. Maglnol,
minister of pensions, to take part in
the ceremonies or coimneniora'lon.
Poincare received a diploma confirm
ing upon him the freedom of the city
as an honorary citizen of Verdun.
Poincare recalled, In his speech, th"
i'act that M. Maglnol was one of the
manv thousands wounded in fighting
to keep the Germans out of the cita
del. ''In the presence of this devastation
recalling our sufferings, let us swear
not to rest until the damage that
greets our eyes today is repaired, un.H
prosperity returns to our country,"
The exercises closed with a tour
of tho vast cemeteries where many
of the 400,000 dead defenders of Ver
dun, drawn from ".00 French regi
ments, lie in silent rows, and as tin
dignitaries were returning through
the deserted square they paused to
listen to the Marseillaise and Made
Ion played b.v a band which number
ed both veterans or the struggle and
youths just called to the colors who
can only judge from wi.at.they havo
ceen and heard, how awful must havo
been the struggle hereabouts. The
square is to be rebuilt and renamed
in honor of Marshal Petain, with a
monument, in tho center conunomor
jtlng his defense of the city
LATE NEWS FLASHES
FROM NORTHWEST -C
By United I'res.i
VANCOUVER, Wash.. June 21. -Tho
prune crop of 1021 will he small,
Washington growers today announced
Presont estimates place I ho crop at
about, one-fourth of noimal, with only
2,000,000 pounds production.
SALEM. June 24. Roy Rlliie., pres
ident of the stale senate, Is govern
or pro tern today, during Olcolt's ab
sence. Tho governor is at Camp Lew
Is Inspecting (lie national guard. This
Is Rltner's first experience of this
ISEASIDE, Juno 24 From papers
and letters lound on the person of
a drowned mini found on the beacn
here, the body was yesterday Identi
fied as that or A. .1. Ilowniaii, Port
DAYTON, Juno 24. A f.evere wind
storm today damaged wheat around
Intro und destroyed tho llunlsville
EUGENE, June 24.- -The end of the
second day of summer schools found
040 students euiolled.
STATE DEPARTMENT OF WORKS
SUSPENDS RAIL RATE RE
By United Press
PORTLAND. June 24 The Wash
ington statu department of public
works today ordered suspension of
the now railroad rutea recently or-dere-d
by tho Interstate Comiiieico
commission, lor a period ot 0 du)i
after July 1. according to an an
nouncement liv K. .1. Henry of the
Northern Pacillc Height bureau here
The Intel Mate commerce commu
nion ordered a five percent decrenba
lor Portland and Vancouver, in ter
ritory south ril Snake river and a sim
liar increase to Astoria und Puget
Sound points. Tho Washington public
service commission made a protest,
but the commerce compilation Btood
j.. Its original decision
Hutting aside of tho new rate m be
Jleved to bo a last desperate effort to
hold the old rates.
BANKERS MEET WITH HARDING
AT WHITE HOUSE THURS
DAY. PLANS FOR PUTTING RAILROADS
ON FEET ALSO AD
VANCED. By Raymond Clapper
(United Press Stulf Correnuondcnt)
WASHINGTON, June 24--Measures
to lift American business out of Its
I'luinp were, considered by President
Harding and 21 bankers at a White
House dinner which lasted until 1
a. m. today.
Tho bankers, It was said, will meet
with railroad heads shortly In an ef
fort to agree upon a plan to revive
the nation's carriers from bankruptcy.
Almost every angle of the business
situation was gone over during the
five hour session which began when
the bankers sat down in the great
state dining room at X o'clock last
Among tho topics discussed wore:
Prospects of collecting the money
loaned the allies during the war.
'Methods of putting the railroads on
their feet without government help.
Easier money for tho farmer.
Financing of the cotton growers.
Secretary of tho Treasury Mellon
and Secretary of Commerce Iloovei
were present and spoke.
President Harding also outlined to
I the bankers some of the problems ho
is facing and the difficulty that
stands in the way of their solution,
The bankers were called upon to
speak freely and many offered suggea
tionn which will he of great nolp to
tho government, Secretary Mellon
Charles G. Dawes, Chicago bankor,
who became director of the budget
this week, was among tho guests.
John S. Drum, president ot the Men
cantlle Trust company, San Franclp
co; and Hcndy M. Robinson of Pass
den;!, Cal., were among those attend
ing. LEADERS OF FLAG
SAILOR KILLED IN DEFENSE 01"
8TARS AND STRIPES 18
By United Pru-s
CHICAGO, June 21 Two murder
ers of a sailor who was slain hi mi,
attempt to save an American flag
from being burned, woie hanged
Tho Htato avenged the death ol
Robert L. Rose, young sailor, when I
the noose was slipped aiound the
necks of ! rover Redding and Oscar
McGuvick and the trail spnitir;
Rose was killed in I ho bloody.
"Abyssinian" riots hero a year ago. '
Redding and McGuvick, bolii ;in
groes, attempted io foment rebellion
among blacks In this country and
lead them hack to Abyssinia.
An anti-American doiiioustaulo!!
was staged, during which American
government institutions wero ndlctil
ed. Tin climax of Ihu demonstration
caiiiu when Redding and McGavlck
unlurled an American flag, threw It
on tho giouud and applied the torch.
Rose, In uniform, rushed from tho
sidewalk and commanded, "Don't."
Several shots wero fired. Rose's body
fell across tho burning flag.
PLOT TO RESTORE LIVES
OF HANGED MEN, FOILED
CHICAGO, June 21 A plot lo to
store the spark of life lo two execut
ed iiiiirdeiorH was fiiiHlraled her
Jailer Luwienz M iHtorliolm, wluij
dlscoveied tho plot, ('iilered tliut tho
bndius of Grovor Redding and Oticar
McGavick, who wero hanged early to-'
day, ho held in tho Jail for tn'o hours
Tho plan, iiccordl'ig to Iho Jailor,
was to rush the bodies of tho inur
d ere is lo an undertaking room Im
mediately alter execution and apply
hot blankets and pulmotors In uu of
fort lo restore life.
MelHterheim staled that ho had
definite Information that the gallows
was almost r heated last December
when a spark of 111" was rostoied
lo Nick Blancu, who was hanged. I
Ulanca, a few seconds later, died .
"a second time," according to tuo
MeUteiliolm said It would ho pos-'
siblo to restore life In cases where
the condemned died of traiu'ulntiun
if treatment wero nppliod noon,
MEASURES TO END
NEGRO POPULim ISM1-2 PAID FOB
CENSUS BUREAU ANNOUNCES
NEW FIGURES ON PERSONS
OTHER THAN WHITE.
By United Press
WASHINGTON, June 21 The 1020
white population of the United
States comprised !) 1,822, I'll out of a
total of 105,710,1120 persons, the cen
sus bun ail nunounc d today.
Thu balance is divided, with no
groes more than 10,000,000, Indians
250,000, Filipinos S.G0O. Japanese
100.000. Chinese 00,000.
Negroes and Chhiene :iavo been
decreasing during the decade. Japan
ese population has Increased.
FIRST TEAM MEETS HOOD
RIVER, SECOND AT DUFUn
Two baseball teamr. representing
Tho Dalles will participate in games
Sunday, one of which wlllbe pla.unl
on the local field.
The first team will take on the re
puted fast Hood River aggregation.
Hood River last Sunday neld the
Chevrolet Motor company team ol"
Portland down to n 2 to 0 score. As
the Chevrolet team is considered ono
ol the fastest ip Portland, it is quite
ovldrnt that Sunday's game will not ho
a walk-away for t lie locals. Woolsoy
will do the hurling, as usunl.
Because of the ease with which The
Dalles first team vanquished the Du
fur Sagehrushers on their homo field
last Sunday, the local second team,
dubbed the Red Sox, will this Sunday
tangle with tho neighboring city's
diamond artists. Advance notice from
Dufur Is that the Sagebrushors are
expecting a hard game.
KILLED IN TRAP
REPUBLICANS AMBUSH TOMMIES
ON RAILROAD TRAIN NEAR
By United Pren."
BELFAST, Juno 24. Forty BrltUm
soldiers wero reported killed near
here today when a troop train wna de
railed by Soln Feiners.
Many soldiers wero said to have
From meager details received heio
the train was mined. The last of a
siring of three troop trains was de
railed. Sein Foineis cut telegraph wires
and Isolated the neone of tho wreck.
Tho potters picked a lime when
thousands of soldiers, drawn nere to
guard thi king and queen during Hie
opening of parliament, wero bclii' re
turned to their camps.
The first two trains went through
In safely. Apparently the mine explod
ed after I heir passage, tearing out
stctlons of the rails. The third train
rushed Into the opening and was part
ly wiecked, many soldiers being kill
Uriel' dispatches hero did not say
whether iScin Felneri; remained to luu
ou their victims,
Harding Traits Inspire Trust
In People of Mid- West States
ECONOMICAL ACTS OF PRESIDENT RECEIVE COMMENDATION
FROM MEN AND WOMEN OF VARIED POLITICAL FAITHS;
HERALDED AS "WHOLE-HEARTED, HONEST, MAN."
By Robert J. Bender
(United News tituff ConeHpumlent )
ABILENE, Kan, Jane 21- History
records tli;il one tlmo .when ho
found the people of Franco hurom
lug lestlve, Napoleon ordeied the
dome of ouo ol the gieut govern
moiil buildings painted with gold,
Iho people tor the moment forgj'
their troubles and centeied their In
turest and discussion about the bib
Whether by design or not, Prest
dent Harding has done a number
of little things that have developed
satisfaction ami discussiun in these
liilln mldwcHtorn ojiiimunllles, te
Hulling in a conlideiicii eiliHOttliig un
The peoplo of tills town are repre
sentative of Kiimtis. Tluy are po-i
lftlcally Independent, having ingls
tered their preference on oce'aslous
for Roosevelt, Wilson and, In the
last .'lection, Harding, I
"What do you think of Harding
now?" is tho question.
Tho answer has couio from a doz
an dilferertt people of every pollll
cal lailh They like the wuy Hard
lug does things, they see hlui a
wholehearted, honest, plain man, "a
good deal like the folka out . here,",
and it has been little things that
Hanliiii; ha. done that has brought
For example, in ny catherltiSi
WASCO DIGS IN
PREMIUM MARKET COMMANDED
IN SHIPMENT SENT BY P. J.
AMIES SELLING HIGH
FIRST SHIPMENTS SELL AT 19
CENTS POUND; CARS DE
LAYED. Excellent prices were received for
Wasco county cherries' in the New
York auction markets today, accord
ing to advices received thi3 after
Half a car load of Bings, shipped by
1. J. Stadelman. were sold at u.12J
per 20 pound lug box, realizing about
10 cents a pound.
The other half of this same car.
containing Royal Amies sold at f 3.15
per box, or about 19 cents a pound.
The first car of Royal Annea was rth-o
sold this morning at $3.07 a box. All
of those prices moan excellent re
turns for the growers marketing their
clirrloa through the association.
Two more cars are now in New
York but cannot bo sold until Monday,
as there is no auction Saturday. An
other car has reached Cleveland, but.
word was not lecelvod today In re
gard to tho sale and it is believed
this car is also being hold over until
Stadelman believes the prices paid
for his Bing.'i is the highest over giv
en for no'-tliwostoni cherries.
Tho Royal Anno shipments will bo
cleanod up next week, according to
Frazicr. Not more I htm thrco or four
cars will be sent out after Sunday, he
believes, . ,
The black cherries howover .will be
gin coming in good shape next week,
and shipments of thoao will continue
for another week pr more. , . .
A cfcin Adorable quantity of Royal
Amies, too lipo for shipment, is being
(Continued on l-huo .)
HOPES FOR PEACE IN
DE VALERA ACCIDENTALLY AR
RESTED, BUT QU.CKLY RE
LEASED BY IRISH OFFICE.
y United Prcfsa
LONDON, Juno 24. Rencwoil
rumors of peace in Ireland arose to
day with reports that "President" De
Valera had boon arrostod accidentally
and quickly released.
The Irish office admitted no con
tinuation of tho report hnd 'been re
ceived, but Indicated that tuich a
course would piobahly he taken if
DoValera Is arrested.
Reports, however, lead to specula
tion roraidlug lumored pcaco nego
tiations, with DoValera a prominent
mention of Harding brings commen
dation for his decision against hav
ing a war vessel sent him when by
made his trip lo I'liuaiiia. it will be
recalled that former President Wll
son offered to send a vessel down,
apd Hauling sent back word that
lie preferred to make the Journey
back In a regular coastwise packet.
Thorn lh Inevitable expression of
applause that tho Hardlugs vetoed
the elaborate inaugural -ball plan
ned for the occasion of their first
night in the Whit- Houso. This
country doesn't fall very hard for
tho grandoiso In public life.
They like the sociable manner In
which tho President and Mrs. Hard
lug are reported to be entertaining
guests at lawn parties, and so on.
They npprove of his shaking bauds
with the thousands who havo drop
ped In to nco him and greet him
at tho White House sinco ho look
They are little things. Hut they
have made a hip hit back hero.
They have established tho provleus
ly unknown Harding personality In
this section, as u strong, friendly
one, witli posltivo democratic lean
ings. They ate the things which for
the moment are curbing what
though! is beginning to find expres
sion over deltt) in tax readjustments,
better times and other matters of
sharp concom to the western bodjf