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DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, FRIDA l , NOVEMBER 29, 1918.
SEAS FREEDOM VITAL PROBLEM
DEFINITION FACES WORLD, WIDE";
DIVERGENCE OF OPINION SURE.
CONGRESS AWAITS MESSAGE
I.OXDO.V. Nov. 29, Premier Clo
menocau and IJoyd ficorgo will meet
here Sunday. dlscastlng tlio procedure
nf demanding IJuit Holland lellvcr tlu
former kaiser lo I ho allien. HritaJn
and l-Yance are uiidci-MMMMl to Ik
rgreed tliat the detiutiul lie made. It
Is reiorted Uie Dutch are ready to
comply. .Marshal Koch mid tVrionel
House may attend Uie conference.
AMSTKKBAML Nov. 2. Counl
William llohenzollern will soon leave
for Amerongen Castle for treatment fn
a sanitorlum near Archem. His
nerve are shattered. It In said he haft
frequent fits of weening. Me ha
been unable to write for some day,
owing to trembling. It Ik expected
the allies will soon Join In asking
Holland lo expel Wllhelm, offering
him the choice of returning to the
flermait frontier -or surrendering to
Itcfuwvt to Salute.
Wllhelm seldom goes outside the
castle gardens. During one of his
walks he met an Interned German sol
dier who refused to salute. An ex
planation was demanded and the eol
dler silently produced a small red
flag. The attendant asked If he knew
that ths former kaiser stood before
him. "Damn the Hohenxollcrn. Hlx
of my brother died fbr them.' he
said. Wllhelm has taken no walks
since then, riding In a closed automo
bile. ' " :..' ' ""'"""' "
'. V. 8. Probably Not Join.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 2. The
United Stales will probably not Join
with the entente In Hs reported plan
asking Holland to surrender M'ilhelm,
according In stale department Indi
HY HOBKItT BUNDER.
(United Tress Htaff Correspondent.)
WAHHINCiTON. Nov. 2. Presi
dent Wilson today held his final con
ferences with his advisers before com
pletlng his message to congTess.
which promises to be one of the most!
Important of his cureer. Tt is expect
ed he will announce his domestic pol- I nations. It forms the basis for the
Ides, if congress meets promptly so 'chief points to he settled at the peace
he addresses It Monday, the president j conference. Leaders of British
will sail Tuesday. It is evident he 'thought have revealed a wide diver
will fare a wide divergence of views ' gence of views. Great significance Is
1!V KD L. KERN.
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
liONDUN, Nov. 2!l The definition
of "Freedom of the Keas," Is the most
important problem now before the
world. In relation to the league of
if-: - 1 1
IN Rill CM
P a) ' aaav ar aal a a ;
' VITAL CITIES
tnntt uro nKi'ttHi lo have ouLuHcd
lNkofi. Jtrihk iH. Niiriu. iiikpui-taat
cflie?4 of iMirilHrittH'n lltiHMi A
Ix'nilMiir rtKrt says tlm Pules de-
Hiroyfd uHl Jfwif-U Ikium-n, there, kill
TEK 1 NEW TRIAL-
LABOR STRONG FOI
DEATH SENTENCE COMMUTED,
PRISONER NOT HELD MARTYR
NOR FRIEND TO LABOR'S CAUSE
POLICE COURT HAS
An arrest made .last night by
Charles Myers, night policeman, was
lbs first case to be recorded on the
police docket since the 13th, and Is
but the sixth case In the court this
Chief Hubert a says this Is the
tlRhtest month since his connection
with the police department- With the
1100 ball money forfeited this morn
ing, the records show a total of $301
paid Into police court during the
month with but one more day to go.
at the peace table on the principle ot
"Freedom of the 8eas." which, with
the league of nations Idea, promises
to lie the center of the International
diplomatic struggle The president Is
apparently believing the question one
to which there must be some "give
and take" but thus far he has de
clined to commit himself specifically.
attached to this fact, as a result of the
allies' action In amending President
Wilson's famous 14 points so as to
permit them to enter the conference
uncommitted to any definition of
"Freedom of the Seas," which is des
tined to 'become the most vital fea
ture of the new international relationship.
WON GOLF -
Ten local golfers participated yes
terday In a sweepstakes handicap on
the links west of town and H. W.
Dickson emerged as the winner with
J. V. Tallman, second, and G. A.
Hartman third. The net scores of the
three winners were Dickson, 77; Hall
man 82; lffcrtman 83.
Scores made by the other golfers
were as follows: Dr. W. D. McNary
M; H. W. Collins. S; J. T. Lamblrth.
S; It. M. Maylierry, 7; n. V. Tromb
ley. 7; F. B. Judd 101; W. I. Clarke,
BY INDUSTRIES BOARD
JANES SIMS IS
James Sturgjs Is now a first lieuten
ant of field artillery, having been pro
moted from second lieutenant, while
In the battle zone during October, ac
cording to word received here today
by p. W. Lampkiu from lloy V. Rit
ner. captain In the Ited Cross. A ca
ble received yesterday by Mr. ainp
kln from Kltner staled he would sail
from Brest November 2. Ho will
be In New Yofk a few days on hie
way home and expects to urrive here
i about December 15. .
The letter from Mr. ltltner was
j written iin the Verdun front before
! tho armistice had lieen signed. He
I complained of the boelie airmen who
j bombed the hospitals at tb fronet. On
one night the boche killed three Am
ericans and wounded seven. The dl
ivlslon with which Rltner served went
through some hard fighting and lost
many men. ,
America Asked to Send PDCITCOT DATICBPC Tfl
Thousand Tons of Wheat UIILHIlUl 1 nlllliUL iU
! ALLAY ENEMY FEARS
tKuniM jriurMCUj urns
NOW FIR1M ON THRONE !
COI'KMI-UiKX. Nov. 2. Alls-trlu-IIufignry".
killed and wound
ed during tlu war totaled four
millions, jacfsirdinu- to data receiv
ed here today. The dead totab-d
HOO.ISMI, including 17.UOO officers..
i Order Declared Restoi'ed
Following Brief Demon
BY WEBB MILLKR.
(I'nlted Press Staff Correspondent.)
Luxemburg. Nov. 2S. American
troops patrolling along the Moselle
and rtauer rivers, are awaiting orders,
t.erman villages, opposite the banks,
appears deserted. It is reported the
civilians became panic stricken, at-
Five Chicagoans Die
In Auto, Train bmasn
were killed today
and 'Ohio train bit an auto n which
the five Chicagouns were riding.
I Vllll:TIIV v U IU.ImI.o.
!vim is stamlK-d out In Bulgaria, ac-! tempting to flee the government or
i oorfllng u. the Bulgarian legation hen if ing 'he " Officers and sol.
order lias been restored following . " f the third army are ordered
' . . - . . . ... 'to ptprrhn ths crreutest Datlence and
i liner pernio or sirci aeinonsirauona, ' . . . ,
I trovii I'rincct Ibiris is CKtaldished on
the throne. America lias been askea
29. Five i.ersons
when a Baltimore : to send a thousand tonf of wheat to
reliee tjie ramiuc wlllc-U Is . aatly
self control, using no force unless In
an extremity during the forthcoming
occupation of Rhenish Prussia.
I'AVnl! KAItl.Y KHi.VIXti.
IXXIKN. Nov. 2. liritili officl-:
als favor slgnlus Hie peace treaty Willi- .
In three months illo lug curly dc- j
mobilization and the liegmnimr nf re- j
i construction the l-:xires today dt i
clurcd. ' l
ltevlaed ruling of the war Industries
board received at local headquarters
through the State Council of Defense
give the Information that on Novem-
her 2th all restrictions governing thel
construction of new buildings and
other lmproeinents regardless of cost
or materials used were removed.
The new ruling In addition to re
moving all restrictions asks that en
couragement be given for the putting
up of buildings and carrying on of Im
provements as. an assistance to the
government In bringing back normal
conditions to the country..
KAISER ON THE
MOVE IS REPORT
LONDON. Nov. 29. It is re
ported the former kaiser garbed
In a dark overcoat, nrrtved In
Mauabergen yesterday and mo
tored to. Amerongen castle. Join
ing the former kalserln. His
luggage is reported to have con
sisted of 20 large trunks.
fillAN.MtlKS Kl I.I.Kll.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 2. The na
tion's granarlcn arc well rilled with a
vastly greater commercial stock on
hand now than a year ago. the agrl
rultural department today announced.
SERVICES WILL HONOR.
I. H.GEISS TOMORROW
The funeral of U H. C.elss. who died
Wednesday evening will he conducted
from the Presbyterian Manse at 2
o'clock Suturay afternoon. Dr. Hlenk
ney. of Walla Walla, officiating- The
pall lienrers will be K. t McCook, A.
K. McCully. Clarence Peuland. It.- W.
Hatch. IT. P. McLean. R. If. Horn-
Mr. fielss took a prominent part In
the work of the Umatilla County Pa
triotic Service I-eague. He was chair
man for district precinct No. 28 of
Pendleton district, and as such was
an earnest worker in all the war
drives of the league.
CABINET OF GERMANY
lti;UI,l. Nov. 28. Tlc cabinet Is
roiistdctinis (lie refKiiatluni of I'orolirn
SecTrtary Solf, Swrt-tury or Stale
ItPlHtxTKcr nntl SH-ntary of 11 limit
1 BIB. OF JOHN E. SOUTH
lnliminary Confcremv KMin.'
PAItltt. Nov. 2P. Colonel HoilM'
I'renUcr 'lenieii-ttu and Marshal been invented by officers of the war
l-'ocli iroably -H go to lxmdon to- department and it is learned it is now
fer tHftiminary coiUereiH'CS liein produ-ed in larpe imnti(ius..
Funeral services of the late John E.
iSouth will be held tomorrow, Satur-
WASHIXOTON. Nov. 29. "Li'bertv ''". morning at 1 o'clock, at the
Fuel.- vastly cheaper and possessing Krav' oln,!-v "metery, con-
many adantagt'H ovar Kao'irw. haa:"" ,v" VJ .. .
IK-afo fiot ions, v
1-IMM SAYS NO. TIIWK Yt kinds of motor vehicles,
WOISUINTOWV. Tmhi.. Vov. 29.
TluMik jrMi. but lioic you won't see
r us' jiiiritlftit. rvairt Mvf1oo today
In reply to admirem who cvn-esvl
UMf lifwt iliat -In wotiW Im incident,
w ben uext lie vlHired the rity. .
IS GREAT" IN HOSPITAL
Deceased was a well known cattle
man of eastern Oregon and died here
.vc.lerday-iuornns; uftr a.i Illness of
The fuel- is the result of Ions expert-"1 ",JU l""1
ments. proving it is adapted to nil !a W ?'ViTlV V?'" J
stationary.! " Vf , T Til. .
engines and airplanes. . w . J taaawrn. us.m- -" ' -
gaging in the cattle business. For n
number of years he was superintend
ent of tho "P" ranch iu . Harney
ISKIJI.IN. Nov. 2 A tboiusaud, county. He was a veteran .f the In
llanoveruiis in a tnanifesto.- dcnuitld.diaa wars of 1878. .
Iudeendciit government for Hanover. j He is survived by his.. widow. 503
Water street, a daughter. Miss Esther
' ' ' South, of this place, and two sons.
'Corporal Veeder South, with the 9tt
idivision in France, and Lawrence
South, attending the O. A. C.
HAXOVFIIAXS DKMAM) IIIGHTS.
TO MEET WILSON
1,OXI. " Nov. 2tt. IMhiih
arc belrift nmdo for an allied
squadron to meet lrcldent Wll
wm' ixmvey In tho mid-Atlatilh.
escort him to HreM.
Joe Despain, wounded in the left that T am in No. 7 Can. Gen. Hospi
foot by a machine gun bullet after ta.1. Stuns, France. AVas hit In the
jtwo years of active fitfhtiim us a mem- left foot by a M. J. builet in the bal-
ber of the Canadian army, sas in a tie nf -Valenciennes on Nov. 1.
Iletter to his brother, Jrover lieniiain "Wound not serious so will not be here
of this city, that the wound was re- Ion?. Keep right on sending my mail
jceived in the battle of Valenciennes, to the battalion as I will be back with
j November 1. He says the sisters in them before lomr. This is a swell
1 the Jhospitat seem like ansefs, and hospital here. The sisters seem more
that "it in sure great to be between like aimefs than real people after
white sheets aMain." Following Is the what we have been through lately. It
; etter in full: is sure irreat to be between white
In Hospital, Nov. sheets n-ain; Well, dear brother, us
Dear Brother: news is scarce I will close with love
. Just a wee letter to let you know o all. from JiK.
BELGIUM'S RULER ENTERS BRUGES
SACKA.MEXTO. Xov. 2- Mwaef
race-, a life in in-lnon. ioernor
Hteiiliens lutvlng commuted Ills death
sentence u. a life term, lie- failed to
make provision for a ntnr trial, de
manded by tabor organization.
l.lkKI.V COMPOSE SITCATIOX.
WANH1XCTOX. Xov. 8- Tlia
commutation of Motmey'H deatli arm-
tence is reearried as likely to mater
ially compose tlie national labor situa
tion. inoit Apntovra iiaxgixg.
SACItAWKNTO. Xov. -! Ijlls
here I strong for I landing Mooney.
rj.bor leaders say they are "not in
sympathy with the Mooney crowd and
leaders say the are "not In sympathy
with the Mooney crowd and that lie
"alwa.i was a red and never a labor
ing man." always opposing the Am
erican Federation of Labor until he
got Into trouble.
A written statement by Governor
Stephens reviews the case fully and
quotes in then- entirety the two mes
sages from I'resident Wilson, In which,
the action now taken by the governor
Governor Makes Statement,
Oovernor Stephens, in commuting
the sentence of Thomaa J, Mooney to
life Imprisonment, gave out this state
ment: "On July 22. 195, 1 persona,
men, women and children were killed
and about 50 othera wounded tu a
bomb explosion d'ng a Prepared
tiesif'TJUi iarad in b d- of -fn
Francbtco. The parade was a patri
otic manifestation Into which the peo
ple of the city had entered with much
spirit and loyal impulse. ; Manifestly,
because of tbe occasion chosen,, hostil
ity to the nation's defense measures
must have had a part In actuating the
perpetration of so horrible a. deed.
It Is not" unreasonable to assume
tfcat ttafHtputhyw fvtm a definite re
lationship existed lietweeir tho! mur
derers and the propaganda and viol
ence then being engaged In through
out the country by agents of the Ger
man government. The case, as pre
sented to the California courts waa
that of murder, without further evl- ,
dence of motive than the Impossible
tenets of pan-German cause In the
war are well known. Their wild pa-
clflst theories fitted Into the wide
spread activities of the kalser a agents
in this country-'
Mooney Not Martyr.
"f refuse to recognise this case as
V.Ia IASO. Nov. Fearing an at- In any fashion representing a clash
tack on Juarex by .Francisco Villa's J between capital and labor," he adds,
outlaws, ;v number of t , women andiand he characterizes ' as abswrd tha
children, crossed to the American side ! propaganda that would make-'Mooney
during tbe night. There Is no sign jappear as a martyr to the cuse of llb-
of panic In the Mexican town today, ertv. In suuport of this .statement ne
however. Villa is said to be only t) tuot
miles .-oulh of the border.
VILLA ATTACK FEARED
IN TOWN NEAR BORDER
ItKltl.lX niKCI'SSlOX HKPOKTKI).
AMSTKHAOM. Xov. 2. The. Co
lognc (duetto says KllKlisll. French
and American roiwcwciilattvcs will
soon arrive In Hcrlln to discuss ann-
PREACHER DEFIES FLU"
ORDINANCE FOUND- DEFECTIVE
A mme on the part of tho city
official imlay to prosecute Hcv.
Alfred Irfx-kwood, iHistor of tho
Church or Ihe Hcdceincr for hold
Ing church wnlcrs lesterday
morning lias c bluntly been glveu
up owing to discovery by City
Vlomey Fee of a defect In the
ordinance as recently adopted.
However a derinlte wiiiouncc
nwnit on Uie subject has not Is cn
Services were hcbl at the
Episcopal church yesterday morn
ing ' l'ev- I'K'kwiMid and uiniii
learning fif the fact C. O. Breach,
uiiaranllne oflkw laid the ease
liefore tlie city altorney. That
orrielal startel to draw a com
plaint against the pastor lint on
investigating the ordinance Hosc
! illMsivercd that the new ordl-
lanre where It refers to the obi
health ordinnneo had 'the date of
Ibc runner ordinance Incorrectly
sluted. He therefori" has refrain
cti from bringing any allon for
fear or iHilling tlie city to frult
les exiiene In event the ease
slHiulil In contested,
t llev. lakwiNd today said that
slioiild a complaint lie niade
against blm he will fight It.. He
Insists that only a doxen Mtine
were at the servhx etordny and
that no harm could result ri-fim
the gathering. -
Tbe question Is now raised as to
whether lite ordinance If not suf
ficient lo prevent a church meet
ing Is worth any thing at all and
If Ihe whole city program for
curbing the tnfluciira etdmic
will not fall down.
AT BADEN ON DEC. 16
letter from: A3viand- Berk
man outlining tne ,Wtt anerwara an
U ted for the Mooney campaign, lie ,
1 denies that Mooney b true frlemf
of labor and charact grises his prevbm-
'reeord as sueh that It does not nlll "
faith in him anions- la-wabidttig tltU.
Ktns. but says in conclusion that this
particular caje has been decided upon
THE HAOUE. Nov. 9- Tho sol
diers council on all the front has
been notified to send delegates to a )
special meeting at Ptaden lecemter I
1 to discuss articliaation in plans for;
organizing the German government, ;
dispatches today assert.
CANNOT PAY COST
WITH CHEAP GOODS
Council Itefu-cs. I.O.VIHlN Nov. "
HERI.IN". Nov. 'JS. The workmen . must pay the 'cost of
and soldiers' executive council toUa) ' limit of her capacity.'
issued manifesto in contradiction of by h'oyd George in a
the war to tha
it was declared
Meech here to-
the riKht of Polsrtin workmen , and duy. "The priiu'lple has ula) Iwen
soldiers to summon an imperial work- that the lc.r i ss s i.ie-tt proeee.l
men and soldiers' conference. "The "11 this w-im-ol reirlltK C.eiiiuioy.
only valid conference will be held Peace bhit-i be tloiutly -Jtiet. ;er
Oeceniber 16." said a manifesto . Th . mnny will not be permitted to pay her
..xeiilivn council fnrthoi- n r h,,r ixiti tl uieuili it e.-. bi .tunvl'lng cheap goods
members of Chancelor ribert s nilni4 ' M tiiityuiiir ." f Keterrlug t
try to exercise executive- power, but . amt :n jflo-' cm-iig election.
reserves for Itself tho rlsht of f nuM rnv
If 1 am subjected to
piracies ami In triguvs."
M'l.llll l KSTI;ATItN IlKIXV.i
PAUIS. Nov. 2. Apls.intliH-nt ot I
allied rcpn-M'ilttuivcs to gvi to l:erlin !
anil icinia luvesligiiting locsl siull
'ions in the i-entral empire-, b. likely.,
M-W i:t.l. AMI IHVIMUV FIIIST
I' Mils. Nov. 2. Tlie 4-VMith--ivtli
dlvc-ioit, tsimaievl or New t:ng
tntut iiatNmal arm- trvsip-. will be tlie'
IrM itunliat trMiw to leuve for -m-i-rica.
rloudy ; warm-i-r
Klnp .Albert and the Queen of HUlum a
. Helginn flftff a It la raised for the first
they merett t hf public s.ua re f I.rnjtr
ime afii-r fnr e;ii-s' tlerma. n -u t.t t
i f U i' uses.
NO SITI I.l Mi:T N KAK. I
M W VtHIK. . 2. The Ain ,
Mile lHtcc t hile and IVru K nt
-tiled. 111 rtinbabU" it ri'im'ttt bt j
lug tu tlie) lit tea a ixiimii1 iri'iteral. Itutli
tioiiii-rt-M hnwer, ai-t iihh.
4-allier Uaruier 'lolay.
Ma xifit i rn t'iripernlufe, ft.
Mtnirnum temj rittUfti,, ;
H i-iihir cU'wr. , , la)
Wind. H.ulhvvt. bhS
J'.alnfall, noik, rt 1