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Tha Kaat Oraonlan la Kaatara Ora-won-M
reatet nowapap'r ana
oer twlca tha uaranta.d pala l'' Ju
ration In Pandlaion and Umatilla, eou
ty of anjr other nawapapar.
CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
DAILY EAST OREOONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 1920.
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;ke leaders are arrested
ft ftftftatfft W ft! ;',r
BROTHERHOOD CHIEFS SAY STRIKE BROKEN
Military Intervention at Vladi
vostok Condemned as Cable
Reports Tell Facts Relating
to Recent Fighting.
HATRED IS SHOWN
Provisional Government Holds
All Allied Powers Partly Re-
sponsible for Conditions That
Led to Intervention.
(Hy I 'lilted Pf ft )
TOKIO, April 16. Outspoken con
damnation of militarist it- Interven
tion in Siberia in featured in Die Jsp
itnese prow today with receipt Of the
details of recent fighting between the
Japanese and Russians In Vladivos
tok. Reopening of Siberian cable
service brought I QhJ ! of fighting in
the streets of the city which oon tin
ned for i iri i lioiitH, and which was
marked by t he line of mar bine (run
The dispatches reported an intense.
Hup pressed hutered for t lie JapaneHe
on the part of Russians in Siberia.
The provisional government, in pro
test in ff against JapaneHe occupation
of the city, holds that all allied gov
ernment nre responsible for the con
dition It la s.i id
The special provocation which
caused the clash of troops is not men
t loncd In t he cables. Fifty Ituaalanft
were killed and 1000 Imprisoned
Two Japanese were killed and 1 0
wounded. Pi ve Czech soldiers were '
wounded. Iteports Indicate I hat I
ever t hiliR id quiet In Vladivostok
ENGINEERS' STRIKE MAY
SHUT CHICAGO SCHOOLS
( fly united Press, )
CHICAGO, April 15. Schools here
ere expected to close tomorrow for n
Indefinite period following a vote of
school cng I nee rs to M r i k e Fri tla ,
They demand ft 40 per cent IncroosO
In pay for complete sejm ration of
engineer .ind Janitor service.
U. S, ALONE, WILL LIFT
BAN IF ALLIES DELAY
WASHINGTON, April li.- The Unt-
ted mates win soon take Independent j
net Ion in lifting' all restrictions
against trade with Russia if the allien
delay much longer in reaching a dec!-,
elon on the propsal of this government
for commerce with Russia at ihe risk j
of traders, it is learned officially to
day. SHERIFF IN BOOSBE KING
(I3y Associated Tress)
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., April 15.
Sheriff Oscar Martinson and Deputy
Sheriff Hugh Leonard Of Hennepin
county, and eight Minneapolis busi
nessmen, for whom federal warrants
have been Issued in the llqUOT con
spiracy smuggling cent, were Indicted
by a federal grand .1ury here yester
day. They were arraigned today.
ACTION BLOCKS ENTRANCE OF UNINSPECTED
SHEEP INTO UMATILLA NATIONAL FOREST
N'cJ sheep will after today be allow
ed to enter the rmatilln national
forest unless the owner can show that
his sheep were inspected not more
than 30 days ago ami found free frotn
any contagtou. Infectious or com
municable diseases, according lo an
announcement made t inlay by J. O.
Kuhna, I'matilla forest supervisor.
The action was taken, according to
Mr. Km tin, because of the prevalence
f scabies found among Oregon sheep
diirtmr a recent inspection hy offi
cials of the rturenu of Animal Indus
try. As approximately 300. non sheep
jgrraise on or are trailed across the
I'matilla forest, the forest office em
phasixes the imiirtance of prevent
ing diseased sheep from using the
forest drlvewnys. Pmuttlhi sheep are
n. t suffering from scabies and the
forest office wishes t his condition to
Mtiwt Re Qunllflod
Certificates Of health for stock will
he accepted when Inspection is made
FRED LOCKLEY WHO HAS DECLARED
CANDIDACY FOR SECRETARY OF STATE
TWO ACRES FORMERLY USED AS
PUMPING PLANT SITE WILL BE
IMPROVED AT ONCE FOR CAMP
Adjoining Tract Will be Survey
ed as Possible Playground is
Council Decision; Flood
Damage Claims Denied.
Two acres of land now seeded to
alfalfa and formerly used as the site
for Pendleton s pumping plant, will be
improved for iwo as an auto tourists'
camp ground at once, permission tori
its use having been granted last night
by the city council. The land is own
ed by the city and water commission i
and the latter-named body, which
meets tonight, has promised its per- '
mission to use the land.
The site will fill the bill perfectly
when put in shape. 10. J. Mnrphy. a
member of the campsite committee!
from the Tri State Auto Club. said. :
Others present also expressed belief,
that Ihe site could be made perfect!
satisfactory with a small expenditure. 1
Damage claims Denied
Residents nf the west end whose
places were flooded when Tut nil I a
creek overflowed last bowmher will
not be paid for their alleged damages
from city funds. Upon recommenda
tion of the finance committee all the
claims for damages were denied. A
new claim, for t46 damages, filed by
Pearl Isaac, wan heard last night by.
A claim for $101 filed by P. Power, j
of the Oregon Hotel, was also denied.
This amount was aske1 ftr keplng a
small -p-x patient in the hotel and for
long of business alleged suffered be
cause of his being kept there.
(Continued DO Pago three.)
by state officials, or by the fOllOWtOff
veu rtnnrians which hOTe 'ecn approv
ed by Dr. v. H, l ytic. Mote voOoHhar
Ian; Dr. P W. fo,aaao. Pendleton; ir
L. U Taybtr, d ndon: Dr. M. M. toht
son., Heppnrr; Dr. H. W. Uiley. La
Hramle, and Dr. P. T. Hot!!, of Hiker.
These are the apjiroved vcterinnrian
oi 18a, stern Oregon.
Pccanse W hetder OOtinty Mauds are
known to be more seriously affected
by scabies than are any other band
in the state. Dr. YV. It. Henneberger
OOd Dr. Qtiy I erhulse hae gtme to
that OOnty to conduct the inspections.
Dr. crhulsc will i emaln there for
three months and will have his head
quarters in Fossil.
To mora Dtjwouwj
Wheler county sheep grn on the
t'nuitllbt Poreet and the forest depnrt-
L mOn nnd the bureau of anlmOl Indus
try are very desitious of checking the
I discaso In that county. Thev hope
thus tt inevent the BOread Of scabies
to other sheep In Oregon.
William Haskins Says That
Without Second Thought He
Kicked Over Lighted Lamp
Starting Destructive Blaze.
rtoa rd ma n 's rccen t d isa st roug fl re
was I ho result of incendiarism, ac
cording to a, confession mode to Dep
uty BtOte Fire Marshal H. II. Pome
roy and Sheriff T. D. Taylor here a
few days ago by William Haskins,
whose place of business was burned.
Newa of the confession was released
at Snlem yesterday by the fire mar
Tile confession, a copy of which is
in the sheriff's hands here. says thot
Hawkins kicked over a lighted lamp
on the bod clothes in rear of his store,
with but a second's contemplation.
After the fire, the confession declares,
Mr. Haskins' conscience bothered him.
and when the fire marshal investigat
ed the fire, Mr. Haskins was willing
to con fefl that he did the deed.
MINERS WILL ACCEPT
( Hy Associated Press.)
L ND N. April 1 B. Members Ol
tbti ndncrs federation have decided to
accept the governments offer id' a tO
per cent increase on gross earnings,
t he deoftafton ObvhUoa the danger of t.
t rl ke.
SEEDING CURTAILED IN
MONTANA BY HIGH COSTS
( Kast Orcgoninn Special. )
I.IVI.VGSTiiN". MoOt., April 15.
SeHoU curtailment i f spring plant
ing has been forojOd OH the growers
of the state hy scarcity of Igbor, high
w.t itch tint) tlie 1 1 resent cost of seed,
delegates t' the BpisOOpOl convention
from all parts of Montann declared
during a general discussion here to
day. 1 Tactically every section will find
farmers planting only such emus os
they can care for and harvest them
selves or with the aid of their families,
it was said. Kami labor is asking
J10n a month ami seed is higher than
at any time in the history of the state.
STATE, BATTLE WITH FEDERALS EXPECTED
Statement by A. E. F. Com-
mander at Nebraska Club
Has Set Politicians to Talk- j
ing; Says He Would Accept!
MAY BECOME DARK
HORSE AT CHICAGO
Despite Report Unpopular With
Soldiers Belief is Held Gen
eral Would Draw Heavy;
Vote From Overseas Men. I
(By United Preeai
WASHINQTON, April U. General
ershing's entry into the procidentia! I
ace is the absorbing topic with poli-
t Clans of .. i parties lu re. I'eushings
... 1 ....
virtual announcement at a dinner of
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the Nebraska societv here last night.
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iiiai lie woiiiM aef'ii i tie tiuitu oai iimi j
for preefdont If that service was de-
manded of him cn-uteu much discus
Jt is generally assumed here that
Pershing is a republican, and that he i
meant t he republican nomination for
president. Some think, lioweve., .that
the general and hfs supporters might i
have in mind the possibility that he!
could get either nomination as being
a national figure above party.
No matter what party or faction to
which t hey belong, politicians who
discussed the Pershing candidacy did
so with respect. They said that t he
man who successfully let! the A. K. I
in the war would undoubtedly have a
.st rong popula r appeal, and t bat de
spite etortea t hot the general is un
popular with soldiers, he would get I
a big share of the soldier vote. There j
are elements in his candidacy which
may make him a "dark horse" in the j
AGAINST EBERI ROLE;
(By united Press.)
PARIS, April 1 ,V Foreign office
dispatches today indicated that a new
revolutionary military movement is
organising In Germany. An outbreak
against the lObert government is ex
pected momentarily, the dispatches
SET FOR MAY 10-15
The entire week Of May 10 to 15 has
been set aside for the Pendleton
Round -Up band's "Spring Stampede."
During the six days of that week, the
A'nrthani-Wanuh-Hofer Alamo shows
will present their varnival attractions
t re nr the benefit of the bond fund
00 the city's lot on east Alta street.
The band hopes, by giving this car
nival here to raise enough funds to
nay expenses of the members and a
director for the summer concerts. I. as
year a similar t arnival was sponsored
iv the organisation to defray expenses
of uniforming t he band. This year's
attractions have had all objection -aide
features eliminated, however
amy those in charge.
The shows opened last week In Port
land and are now In Seattle for n two
weeks run. At The Dalles thev will
te shown by the American tsgion
during the first week in Miy ami will
come from The DsJlOO here.
FOR LOUIS F. POST
(R United Press)
WASHINGTON, April It, A reso
lution providing for the impeachment
of lniis F. Post, assistant secretary
of labor, on charges of preventing de
portation Of aliens who sought to
(overthrow the government by for-e
and violence, has been prepared foi
I 'ntroduetion In the house Represent -
alive llocli announced today.
ENTER SINALOA, NEIGHBOR
MAY TRY COUP
Minister of Defense
Tells Reichstag Danger
Greater Than is Realized; In-
fluence for Peace is Asked.
MARINE BRIGADE IS
STILL MAKING TROUBLE
Situation in Pomerania Report
ed to be Especially Serious;
Said Revolters Would At
tempt to Surround Berlin.
Ry I nited Press)
BERLIN, April 14 (Night Poji
Btr of a monarchist coup i more real
! and imminent than is generally be
lieved, .Minister of 1 efense Gestder
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-situation in Pomerania is partieularlv
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iserious. ife appealed to the right pur-
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ties to use their influence with their
conservative, reactionary and military
friends" to avoid a new outbreak with
its "ensuing horrors."
Qooaior urged a "general popular
union against "forces which would
injured the fatherland." lie said it
was reported apparently reliable that
the iron division and marine brigade.
which supported the Von Kapp insur
rection, were encamped at Monster
ready to assist iu the new coup.
Gessler said he t bought t he move
ment would be directed against Mer
lin. The revolutionists planned, he
understood, if successful in the south,
to surround Ilerlin. cutting off its sup
plies ami agitating disturbances lor
overthrow of the government.
Two Arrests Keportod.
(By United Press.)
PIUS, April 15. A Berlin dispatch
today said that General Luettwitz and
.Major Misehoff, accused of attempting
! to foment a new revolt in Germany,
i have been arrested. Thev were found !
i hiding on an estate in Prussia the1
; dispatch said.
IN NEW YDRK TODAY
STOP FOOD SUPPLY
Situation Caused by Switch
men's Strike Made Worse by ;
Action; Strikers Handle 90
Per Cent of City's Produce.
(By I'nited Press)
NKW YtHiK. April 15. Food dis
tribution here, already seriously
hampered by the strike of railroad
employes, is further threatened today
bv a strike call Issued by teamster
and chauffeurs who transport certain :
Classes of products from freight cars
to city markets.
Five hundred chauffeurs employed I
by wholesale poultry, butter and egir j
houses walked out early today. They I
claimed they would be joined by other
chauffeurs who handle 19 percent of
the vegetables and other produce con
sumed in New York. The men de-
mand increased wages.
JOHN RJSHD ALIVE
( By Associated PTOi
WASH I N BTOX, April 1 1 . .1 oh n
Recti. American magazine writer, re
ported to have been executed in Kin
land, is alive and well, according to an
official report received at the state
Rain EfOBY! On RpPI 0 OUO.
Rainfall was heavy yesterday in the
reservation district, says word from i
ihe I'matilla Indian agency. The rait 1
came in torrents and lasted for an '
lcandi r 11imil Quarantined.
The family of August Aleve Oder n-
rrp rotor el the I'matilla Indian agen
cy. Is in quarantine this week because
of smallpox In ihe fa mil v. Sherman
Meao nder. a son. has been ill since
Sunday hut is Improving and no
spread of the disease has been noted.
PORTLAND. April IV Mary pran
ces Isom. count v librarian. known
throughout the coast fr her rk
died hero today from cancer.
Martial Law Proclaimed in Re-
volting State in Preparation
for Attack by Carranza
Troops From Casa Grandes. ;
( Hy Associated Press.)
AQUA PRIEJTA', April It. Martial
law was proclaimed here today In
DTO para t ion for a possible attack hy
'arr.i nan forces should the Mexican
I president's troops break through the
barrier of soldiers rhe new republic of
I Sonora has stationed between here
land the I hi h uahua -Honora boundary.
('arranza troops are reported at Casa
Qmne. 200 mi,ep frnm hero-
Troope of the new republic of Rn
nora have invaded SEnaloa, an ad
joining state and are marching on
Aplican, the capital, according to an
efficia I dispatch received here from
General CaUeo, commander in chief of
the Bonora forces.
Turn Against Carranw.
(By Dotted Press. )
AQUA PUT ETA, April 15. General
Gomez commanding federal troops in
the San Luis Potosi district, has re
i volted against Carranza and openly
' declared for General Obregon as a
presidential candidate, according to
! reports to headquarters of the Sonera
; state army received here. Uncon
firmed rumors are circulated here
: that Carranza's hold in Mexico City fs
threatened by the pro-Obregon move-! of "outlaw" railway unions were ar
ment. Rumors are hinted at of an j rested here today on warrants issued
anti-rarranza coup by Obregonistas in
i the federal army.
WASHINGTON. April 15. Arrests
of leaders of the "outlaw" railroad
strike may be expected In many cities
before night. Assistant Attorney Gen
era! Ames indicated today.
Strike Dying Out.
CHICAGO. April 15. Reports
from rail centers in the central West,
and on the Pacific Coast today bore
out assertions of brotherhood and
,a,"UdU u,"l lills " l"e insurgent
railroad strike is dying out in these
'sections and that traffic conditions are
' improving materially.
The strikers are reported to be re
turning to work in a number of cities,
i Brotherhood officials said the back
i bone of the strike is broken.
l-Yelght Is Moving.
CHICAGO. April 15. Railroad pas
senger service, badly hampered by
the strike of railroad switchmen, fire
men and yardmen, is reported today
to be gradually being brought back to
normal throughout the country. The
movement of freight is being resumed
In the West, but is still tied up in the
This Breaks Strike."
CHICAGO. April 15. "This breaks
the strike.' said Vice-President Cor
rigon. of the brotherhood of locomo
tive engineers, commenting on the ar
rest of strike leaders today. "It is
the ps etiological moment and the men
have already started returning to
Railroad managers reported an in-
erooood number of switchmen
ing. All the arrested men appeared
amused at the turn their affairs have j
taken. They were well dressed and .
wore white collars ami grinueu wnen
asked what they were going to do.
Mrs. Skinner in Huafllol.
Mrs. Charles Skinner of Hermiston
is a putlent in St. Anthony's hospital,
where she underwent an operatiou this
Reported bv KoJO i
Poi wool or, -9. io.
Rainfall, . 1 ? inches.
Warrants Out for 24 Leaders
Who Will be Arraigned Be
fore U. S. Commissioner in
Chicago for Violating Law.
LEVER ACT SERVES
AS BASIS OF ACTION
New York Reports General Im
provement in Condition But
Situation is Complicated by
Other Strikes Underway.
(By Associated Press.)
Leading railroad officials whose
lines have been crippled by unauth
orized strikes of operating employes
waited today for a big break In the
strikers' ran Its which they hoped
would be produced by Attorney Gea
eral Palmer's announcement that the
strike leadership has been traced to
Warrants for 24
( By Associated Press. )
CHICCAGO, April 15. Six official
1 Dy t-mteu atea commissioner Mason.
enarging violation oi tne iever aci.
Warrants have been issued for 24
ether alleged insurgent railroad strike
.euders, it was said at the federal
I building. Department of justice
i agents are expected to arraign the
inen today before Commissioner Ma
son. Strike Is Broken
(By United Press.)
CLEVELAND. April 15. "The
strike can be said to be definitely
broken,' was the statement issued hers
today by a high railroad brotherhood
Twelve I cat b r- Arrested
CHICAGO, April 15. Twelve lead
ers of the switchmen's strike are ar
rested here today on warrants charg
ing violation of the Lever act. War
rants were issued for many other lead
ers and a squad of 24 deputy United
States marshals combed the strike
Better In Now York
(By United Press.)
NEW YORK, April 15 General Im
provement in the railroad strike sit
uation in the New York district is re
ported by railroad officials. New
York is threatened by a strike of 17.
000 elevator operators. The men will
meet tonight to decide whether to
strike to enforce their demands for
an eight hour day and a sharp wage
Returning To Work
(By United Press. )
CHflCAGO. April 15. Continued
improvement marked the strike situa
tion In the west today. Some indigna
tion is expressed by strikers at Attor
ney General Palmer's charge that the
Russian soviet Is behind the strike,
but on the whole, the tendency was to
return to work.
Uoster In Pittsburg
PITTSISL'RGH, April 15. W. Z.
Foster, leader of the late steel strike
whoeve name was brought out at Wash
ington yesterday as the prime mover
neniua tne outlaw railroad st rike, was
located at his home here today,
He is said to have been out of Pitts.
umj ouw m iour momns. n
has been busy writing a book on th
steel strike. He may have something
to say later regarding the Washington
May Arrest 2tk
(By Associated Press.)
CHICAGO April 15 Federal agents
today raided a strike meeting at the
headquarters o' the yardmen's asso
ciation and arrested John Orunau.
1 president of the Chicago yardmen's
' sociation, -d three others. At nil
other iall they made four arrests.
Reports .it the federal building bay
that the 3" warrants Isoood l only a
starter and that over juo member
of the outlaw union are Bjorkod Mr
After Mho llroih i-hod-v
t I'nited Press, i
CHICAGO April 1 V The warrant
were issued by I'nited States Commit
sioner Mason and given to deputies
who started out In taxlcaba to mak.i
the arrests Two hundred add 'florin 1
warrants wilt be issued latsr, it in re
ported It is Hinted ut the office of
the I'nited states attorney hra that
repeated conference between revsrn
' ment agents and chiefs of the regular
J unions have convinced authorities that
'an unseen radical element in tha local
strike was attempting to undarmln
the railroad brotherhoods to further
the one big union ides.