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THE DALLES DAILY CHRONICLE, FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 1921.
MEXICO MAY CLAIM
By United News
NOQALKS, Ariz., June 2! ThiU
Mexico does not iictunll t(i (,'nln
possession of the nine blnnds lyliiK oft
,the coast of California which she
rlnlnis belong to Mexico ))' lenson of
the fact thiil Ihey were not spcclficnh
ly Included In t ho terilinry ei-dcd to
inn United States by tin- treaty of
Uiiudnlupe-Illdalgo In 18)8, lull hopes,
by Bottling her claims and backing
them ii by legal opinion to obtain
payment by the United States of ninny
millions of dollars for the formal red.
ing of sovereignty, Is the opinion of
Americans In Mexico who claim to be
In close touch with I ho situation.
With Mexico's llnances in a despe
ate condition, wllh tin; government d
faulting payment of a huge part of
lier bonds, it Is said this method has
been taken in hopes of obtaining
sum of money fioin the United Slali
which will give tile .Mexican ex
chequer a new lease on lile.
The first step In claiming posies
r.lon was to have been taken today
In Mexico City, when (lencral Amad'i
Thulrre filed with I'resident Obreg.)
an elaborate report, bucked by le'iiil
citations, of his Invosllgat'on of Hi
Matun o tho Island's sovereignly.
Jlerotofore, the Islands have nlway
been considered as having been pass
ej along to the United States wll
the mainland In the (iaudalupo-lllda
Die 'Islands In niicstlon van lux 'n
condition and size from the liny
Farrallnncs, off the Hidden Cat'
where a lluhl Iiouho Is maintained, to
Santa Cntallua Island, tlie t'a ni'v
pleasure resort tiff the const of south
ern uaiilornia near Kan I'edro, which
Is owned In Its entirety, as well as
tho boats which ply back and forth
by William WrlKloy, the eliewlng gum
The Fnrrollonos were occupied In
ism by order of President M. Kill
more who ordered the lighthouse bull'
The other Islands are Santa Hosa !s
land, 2!) miles off shore from Sunt
Hnibara, which contain flue shu-k
tangos and timber laud, although no'
extensively occupied; Santa Ver;
Cruz, miles off Santa liarbara, uiiit
of the land being owned by an A met
lean company with 5,1(1)0 head of cat
tie, several thousand horses and nil,
000 sheep; Anacapa Island, a small
unimportant Island, 15 miles off short
belonging lo this group; iSanla Hat
burn and San Nicolas Islands, two un
important islands ot the same group
28 tulles off shore, and San Clemenl
island, net ween Kan Diego and I .dm
AugelcH, .'III miles off shore, conlainiu
tine grazing land although little in
Quito aside from their agrlcull ui-il
importance, there Islands are regard
ed an of high imporlauce as the first
line of naval defense In Ihe I'aclt'l"
the Islands In the soulh being divided
Into two groups which pracilca'ly
lorm a harrier lo an Invading Heel
and which would he utilized lor uav
fort Ifical Ions In case the menace of
war loomed on the Pacific, The satin
applies lo the Farroloues, which form
the outpost id' the (loldeu dale.
$5.12 PAID FOR
(i.'nntlmh-d i'Yom Vt"
turned over lo the cauuerv, and ihe
association will only be paid I cents
a pound lor there.
Cherry shipments go under tefrlg
eraiiou iroin uere In last patttengei
trains and should reach the markets
In the far east within four dns, I'r.i
zler believes some of the wirn have
been delayed by being cm mil ol ihe
trains for Icing at various points
along Ihe way The expres.i ciuupnu.v
nowever, oectares mat lint cars are
loed in the Indus and there Is no de
lay from ihls source.
POLITICAL UPHEAVALS AFFECT
H' Unllril riesn
HNS MO1N10S, la., June "I. I'n
Bettled foielgn polled, of govern
incuts during the Inst .enr as never
before, have affected missionary
enterprises, declares the 107 annual
jeport of the American Hapllsi r'or
eigu .Mission sociely, presented at
ihe Northern Baptist convention ses
slon- here today.
Political disturbances ami famine
in China, an almost unparalleled II
nnnclal crls.H In .lapan, the Inaugti
ration of "one of the greatest ep,rl
ments In dcmticrnet ever under
laueu, following an amazing na
tional awakening in India, and Mo
hamiuedan aggiession In Africa, have
been factors placing many of the
society's missionaries In a delicate
Financial handicaps have been en
eoituteied In the Industrial depies
slon here; and In Ihe fluctuation of
money exchange rates in the Fur
Kant, food, clothing mid other on
sent litis for the missionaries jump
lug in cost as the value of silver
dropped. Housing has also been a
During the year, says the lepott,
John 1). Koekefeller made thieo gills
to thu society tolalllns fL'.ooo.ooo
This sum was grouped wllh previous
glftH from Mr. Hockefeller In the
lust two years Into a permanent trust
fund known as The .lohn l). lloeke
feller Fund, the Income of which
will be used for general purposes.
George II. Huntington, the treasur
er, reports that $''i7.(KXi h.is been
tipent during the year for relief in
China and Kurope.
Indla'a uwukeulnK. "such im no one
hud dared to Imuglue before the
war," foreshadows an eventful fa
FORTUNES OF WAR BRING
VIOLINIST TO AMERICA
Chautauqua Presents Promlnen.
French Artist, Mile. Luclle
Mile. I.uclle f'ollelte, the Kcns'iltlonul
French violinist, N one of the most
notable nrllsts ever pleseuted on the
Western ('liuutumpins. The fortunes
of war brought !ier lo Aineilcu and her
miecfs-'s here was Instantaneous. The
Montreal Gazette In speaking ol her
recent nppcniuncc In that city said
"She Is a brilliant violinist Minehn
of the Kubellk type, although vtltl
ii much more brilliant and mascullu
tone." She Is now under contract wIP
one ol" America's leading phouogrup
companies. Site has appeared In tli
Knsi with Klhel l.eglnsku, Gniveuri
Marllnelle, Itotta, Itolliler ami wan
oilier great artists.
lute. Now, says the report, will
the activities id' Christian missionary
b. idles determine wliether the India
of Hie f-.itiirc is lo be materialistic
There are three singes
of a mar
matrimony ried man's life, ceiemony,
PUBLIC GETS GREAT
COLLECTION OF ART
By Alexander F. Jones
(United News Stuff Correspondent)
CHICAGO. June 21 -The will of
Mrs. W. W. Kimball, widow of the
late piano magnate, bequeaths lo
the Chicago art Institute one of tile
most Important collect ions of old
masters In the country. The paint
lugs are valued al between $1,000
000 anil $L',000,OOII.
The nniinu'M'cmcut of Ihls bequest
climaxes an Interest lug it lory in con
liectlou with Hie life of this famed
palioness of the arts.
rolled mg uiaslerpieces wr.s more
I ban a hobby with her. It was
"grande passion." Willi her husband
she scouied Kurope foi rare pictures
Her life was wrapped in her ncq;i!
sillons. She was not simply
wealthy woman with huge sums lo
spend. She knew pictures, the mar
kels. and tlje locution id" every greal
canvas in existence. Hearing that
an old master could be obtained, sue
would (dialler special trains, cross
the ocean on Ihe fastest liner, and
bid for It. She became known in
every unci ion room of note on hot li
sldea of Ihe Atlantic.
In this way she became Ihe owner
ol Itcmhrniidt s "Portrait ot his
Father," formerly a pail of the
Budapest collection; Sir
lieynold's port rail of "Lady
Banbury;" Turner's, "Dutch
limits1;" Galneaboroiigh's, "Skirts
a Wood;" "The Shepherdess,"
Millet; ltotuney's "I.ndy Frances
Uussell;" Landscapes by Monet
Dupre, Kobbema; Co rot's "Landscape
wllh Bathing Women," and a scoro
of other world faiiier canvases.
She loured the far east for sped
mens of Chinese and Japanese art
ami ret ,ii tied wllh a remarkable col
lection of Jades and pottery,
As Mrs. Kimball grew older her
passion lor pleiures Increased. She
spent days on end In her gallery
reveling in Ihe glory of Ihe marvels
she had ucquird.
So deeply did alio become en
grossed in her pictiiics that It Is
said lo have affected her mind tern
porarlly. in the spring of l'.i.O, a
petition was filed here declaring her
ol unsound mind and asking appoint
nieiit of conservators ol her estate
She wan taken lo a sanitarium for
a rest, hut she became ho fearful
thai her art woik.i would be stolen
thai ihey were placed In storage ilur
lug her absence.
On her ret urn lo her home the
sight of the bare walls so depressed
her that haste was taken to have
her pictures returned.
She lived with iheiii to the day of
Now ((ley belong to the public
OWLS BAD MEDICINE
It)' Unltfd Proa
WASHINGTON, June IN. The
Owl Jury," appointed by "Judge"
Hauling, is getting briefs from all
oier tlie country. The briefs are
lining filed wllh the American For
entry association and are all under
onsldeiatlon by the mcnibeis of tho
John Hoi-roughs club, which culled
upon President Harding leceutly and
told how the club had observed for
es! protection week.
The question of wild life protec
tion came up and the president
asked ihe youngsters what they
would do wllh Ihe birds hjcIi as
owln whuh uie lound on the White
Passport Regulations Test
Patience of American Travelers
By Clyde A. Beats
(United Press .StnlT Cone mdr-nt)
LONDON, June 21 -- If there is
anything that will hi lug out tho
latent foreign vocahulatles of an
American In Km ope, It is the pass
poll nuisance. Theie aie now 21!
countries, excluding Itussla, lo be
Belgium has lccenlly taken the
lead in doing away wllh the visum
for allied nationals. .Prior to this
slop she was charging Americans
$10, which many othi r count lies are
still doing in retaliation for the
American visum chaige.
It Is almost as if each state re
qiilieil passports visaed and charged
$10 for each except that the for
eign traveler would he gelling inon
for his money. Willi tin- present
exchange. In Austria and Hungary It
cosls more for Ihe passport fee lor
a two or three day sojourn than tlie'
rest of the expense of Ihe (rip,
From Vienna I wanted lo go lo Buda
pest over Hauler. The Hungarian
visa cost 77UO kronen, and f00 more
for Ihe privilege of reluming to
Vienna. The visa charge was nomi
nally $10, but as always happens,
Ihe exchange dropped, so that it
actually was about ?J2. Then Ihe
fare on Ihe boat, an all day trip on
the Danube, was 700 kronen. And
I hal visa is 'good for only one trip.
II one vanln to go back
or so later Ihe same 7700
But that Is only hair the
fore one can register at a
Hungary one iniisl register
police. Then Ihe police
vislled again for permission
the country. In Austria tlie I ravel,
lor Is allowed three days in which lo
register, hut must likewise obtain
permission to leave. liven in Italy,
where one would think that thou
House grounds, that prey ma some
other birds. They had no answer
ready for this so the i'resident ap
pointed Hie children a Jury to make
an Investigation and report back to
One letter from a child in Wil
mington, Del., received by the
Amurlcau Forestry association, said:
"From Dora De Aseauls To Presi
"I am very sorrow to lul you know
that owls are very bad luck and
thai they bring bad luck where ever
they go so send them away soon as
you can, Best love fiom Dora,
"I a'lti yours, Dora De Aseauls, 510
Hodman si. 1 am 11 years old and
go lo St. Tlioma) school. Owls take
very had news to house."
NOT INTERESTED IN.
RUSSIAN NAVAL BASES
liy United News
WASHINGTON, June 21 The
United Stales government apparently
Is little interested In two naval bane?
with which Washington Vanderllp li::r
thoughtfully provided it. Vanderlip
arrived In New York on ihe Olympic,
and said Ihe bases were In Siberia
and will give the United Slates a
commanding position over Japan.
The government kuowns nothing of
Ihe concessions, Vanderlip claims to
iiavo acquired and has little interest
concerning them. II was pointed out
thai Vanderlip was not an agent of
this government, and thai In anv
event It would not be likely that
Hume of Good Photoplays
- " nimi.T
From James Whitcombe Riley's old Home Poem
There's a big surprise in this picture!
Wait till you see it.
A dive into Boydays, Cirldays and the fights
and fun of The Old Swimmin' Hole.
A First National Attraction
The story of a boy who played "Huck Finn"
Mutt and Jeff
sands of yenrs experience In govern
ment would have taught them better,
the stitno regulations exist.
And, tho tourist himself Is sup
posed Ut divine all these nuisances
In Home the American consul has
been thoughtful enough to have
notices posted in Die hotels where
Americans are Jikely to stay. In
other places an American blandly
boaiile a train and then is pulled
off at Ihe frontier. Then Is when
Ihe vocabulary comes out .itrongest.
In Italy, where In point of boll
days the old song about "Every
Day'll be Sunday Bye and Bye" al
most comes true, the passport nuis
ance is, because of the laziness ot
the officials, particularly irritating.
The traveler must register with I ha
police in each city. If he is pressed
lor time, which an American always
Is, he does not enjoy delaying his
sightseeing lo make n first trip and
deposit a slip bearing the usual ex
purgated parts of bin life history,
then come back Jn an hour or so,
and then wait another half-hour to
n. ii.i ulnt ,t litu let rfi I I nn 1'linn It
lakes a day to get the passports
prepared for leaving.
I was in Ventlmlglia, near the'
French border on the ltlvlora arriv
ing there on May 1st In spite' of the
messed-up train services. I wanted
to leave Monday morning, but be
cause Sunday had been Labor Day,
the police bureau had taken a vaca
tion from Saturday noon to Monday,
noon. Then after my trouble, tho
Italian guards didn't, even bother to
look at mo, let alone my passport.
If the vocabulary of the prospec
tive American traveler is insufficient
to meet the passport officials, he
will find it comforting to know this
in several languages:
"I didn't want to buy yo-.ir darned
country, I just wanted to rent it for
a couple of days."
America would accept concessions
from the Bolshevik regime, with
which it has refused to have any
Senators on the foreign relations
committee could learn about Vander
lip's bases If they were curious.
Vanderlip left information on them
with the committee. But It has
never, been examined, and nothing
has ever been done about it,
OVERSUBSCRIPTION FOR GOLD
NOTES WAS $50,000,030
SAN FRANCISCO, June 21. Un
official advices from the east indi
cate a substantial investment de
mand Tor the new United States
treasury gold notes, running Mr
three years 'at 5 3-4 per cent. Sub
scriptions to this issue were closed
on June 15, the date of issue of th-j
notes, and the oVer-subscriptlous ro
jected amounted ' to nearly $50,000.
000. Heuvy over-subscript ioiu wen:
also rejected for the one year ties
sury certificates of indebtedness, is
sued In conjunction .with Ihe new
Treasury gold notes.
it Is the belief In financial cP-cies
that these rejections will form ihr
basis of a strong secondary innrke
for the two Issues, which tol.i'i'.
$500,000,000. Oiu Juno 1G, the diy
following the Issito of these new se
curltles, they showed and eighth ol
a point premium gain. Responsible
authorities believe that a stivn
market will be maintained, especially
for the three-yeat; gold notes, luring
the period of secoudary distrlbut ou
on the Organ
and that I hey will show nn Increased
premium as this 'Secondary r.ialket
RELIEF OF FARMER8 IN THE
MIDDLE WEST COMPLETED
Work of administering the. $2,
000,000 seed loan fund, appropriated
by Congress for the illef tjf fnrm
ers in the drought-sir leken areas ot
the northwest, has been completed
and the Held office established 'it
Fargo, N. D., has been closed. The
relief fund was managed by Secre
tary of Agriculture Wallace through
a committee appointed by lini tor
the purpose, headad by Leon M,
Ksterbrook, associate chief of the
bureau of markets, United States de
partment of agriculture.
Officials look upon the comple
tion of this important work within
less than 10 days, witli little ciill
cism nnd much commendation, as
very gratifying to all concerned
Hecords of the committee show that
the agricultural bill making the fund,
available was signed March a, 1021,
a printed copy of the bill not being
available to the department until the
following week; that the necessary
regulations and blank forms were
drafted. procedure outlined, and
headquarters established in the field'
that within 17 days after the com
mittee was appointed the first loan
iwas made, and that up to May A,
when the field work was practically
completed, 17,500 applications for"
loans were received, and 14,000 loans
were made, amounting to approxi
mately $1,950,000. The total expense
involved, aside from state registra
tion fees, will probably not exceed
NEW ZEALAND'S PREMIER
(Continued From Page 1.)
Hon from Great Britain and ve natur
ally expect to contribute our share to
wards the defense of the empire.
"We have always helped in the past
and we are prepared in the uture to
be called upon for a still greater con
tribution on this score."
In response to a question by his In
terviewer, Premier Mnss y declared
that he "could see nothing lo prevent
consideration of disarmament In the
great Pacific nations, or why there
shouldn't be an agreement or under
standing to that effect."
"Would you want any such agree-
Excellent Values Im
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DRESSES AT $11.90
Beautiful new Silk Dresses of colored Taf
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ment with America down on paper?"
Ihe Interviewer asked.
"Not necessarily,'' tho premier re
plied. "I don't know just how it should
be done, perhaps by a gentleman'1)
agreement to use one of former
President Wilson's phrases.
'The United States, for lis pnrt,
ANOTHER SUMMER CANDY SALE
The kind that doesn't melt in the box and stick
together. Made from the best California almonds,
butter - and sugar.
40 a Pound
Saturday, June 25
Second and 'Court m 1008 Union
FRESH STRAWBERRY SHERBET
Special for Saturday and Sunday
THE LARGEST CHAIN DEPARTMENT,
STORE ORGANIZATION IN THE WORLD
DRESSES AT $4.98
Crisp Ginghams Organdie and embroid
ery trimmed dainty white collars and cuffs.
Fancy Voiles in dark shades with Organ-v
dy collars and cuffs Organdy trimmed.
DRESSES AT $7.50
Beautiful new patterns in Voiles, plain1 and
ruffled, trimmed with embroidery Organdy
and braids, all of the best summer colors.
DRESSES AT $8.90
Crisp new Organdies, in shades of Blue,
Nile, Maize and Lavender, neatly made and
trimmed. Some with white others with colors.
THE LARGEST CHAIN DEPARTMENT
STORE ORGANIZATION IN THE WOULD 1
could probably make such a declara
tion by congressional resolution
"A declaration of policy comparable
to the Monroe doctrine?" he was ask
ed. "Yes, something like that. And, by
the way, 1 am a believer in the. Mon-
i roe doctrine."