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CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 1920.
ALLIES WILL BREAK WITH GERMANY UNLESS COUNTRY DISARMS IN ACCORD
WITH TREATY; BLOCKADE WILL BE RESUMED IF ORDER IS NOT RESPECTED
ALL OVER NATION
LEGAL STEPS TAKEN
TO CANCEL PICKFORD
Reports From Chicago Show
Disintegration of Strike, Ar
rested Leaders Would Call
Off Strike Under Compro
HAYWOOD REVEALS AIM
OF I. W. W. IN CONTEST
Arrest of Leaders Under Lever
Act Was Heavy Blow at Men
in Charge of Unauthorized
Return of striker and Improvement
In service Is reported today by rail
road of various sections as the newly
appointed ruilroad labor board assem
bled at Washington to consider the
ware demands of rail workers.
In the New York district, there
were confllctinc reports concerning
the number of men who had returned
after the railroads gaat night had de
livered an ultimatum that their last
chance would expire at noon tomor
row. Borne of the roads announced
that strikers are flocking- back and
others reported sporadic walkouts.
Some brotherhood Officials ex
pressed the fenr that the men might
regard the ultimatum as a challenge
and prolong the walkout.
t ' " '' f '
(Associated I'ress. )
CHICAGO, April 1. fipecdy dis
integration of the unauthorised rail
road strikes In the central and far
west Is the forecast today with a se
rious blow struck by the government
stronghold In Chicago by the arrest
yesterday of 36 strike leaders.
Hunt la bairn lilt,
WASHINOTO.V, April 16. The rail
road labor hoard perfected a tempo
rary organisation at its Initial meeting
today. Henry Hunt, former mayor of
Cinrlnnnti, was elected chnirman and
ft. W. W. Hanger, of W'ohlngton. sec
retary. Roth are members of the puh
CHICAGO, April 16. The general
situation In the "rump" strflkes of
railroad workers Is reported Improv
ing In many parts of the countny to
day. College students and business
men volunteers were Joined by small
groups of "outlaw" strikers who re
turned to work. In operating trains
throughout the East. All Hues an
nounced Increased service, some re
porting efforts to move freight.
Ask for Compromise.
Strike leaders Jailed here' said to he
ready to propose a compromise by
which they would cancel the strike in
return for recognition of their organ
isation throukhout the country, nnd
their own release from Jail. Workers
are still out In some western cities.
Hot th sitiintton Is reoorted "nsier."
Further arrests of strike lenders !
I. W, W, nan Shown.
CHICAGO, April 16. Plans of (he
Industrial Workers of the World In
advocate a one big union movement
during the present unrest among rail
road workers are revealed in a state
ment hy William D. Haywood, former
general secretary and treasurer of the
organisation, and John SnndKren. ed
itor of the one big union monthly,
published here todny.
THINK BAJCGISR PAST
PAIHS. April 16. Dourer of
new uprising agnlnst the Khert gov
ernment in Germany has apparently
passed for the time being, ucrordine
to advices from Ilerlln lodnv. Str'ot
precautionary mensures are being la
(Hy I'nited Press.)
WINIUJN, .ev.. April 16.
I-ega! gotten to set aside Mary
Plckford's divorce from owen
.Moore was instituted here tday
with the filing of a suit of charg
ing both of i hem with fraud, and
conspiracy to evade the Nevada
dlcorctj laws. Churges of per
jury and collusion also involving
LKlUgraa Fairbanks, her present
hugbaod are contained in the
complaint which Attorney Gen
era' Kowler filed.
Mary and Fairbanks entered
an agreement prior to the di
vorce., the document avers,
whereby they promised to Inter
marry when she w:ut divorced
from Moore. The latter la
charged with entering into a
conspiracy with Fairbanks and
Mary, by means which he wil
fully and wrongfully appeared
at Minden at the proper time to
be served with the divorce com
plaint. The complaint charges
that Alary received her divorce '
after a 17 day residence in Neva
da. The attorney general des
cribes Mrs. Moore's testimony
given at the divorce trial as
fraudulent nnd untrue except as
to her statement of the time of
her marriage to Moore and that
"when she swore she was a res
ident of Nevada she knew the
fact to the contrary and that
she tlid not intend to make this
state her home." The marriage
of Mm Moore and Fairbanks is
referred to at length and is char
acterized as illegal and of no
force. The defendants are1 giv
en 40 days to reply to the com
TO MOVE ARMY
THROUGH 0. S.
Request From Carranza Gov
ernment Taken Under Ad
visement While War Clouds
Gather in Country South of
PROMINENT IN MEXICAN AFFAIRS TODAY
S0NORA TROOPS TAKE
FOUR NEARBY TOWNS
Report Says Carranza Cavalry
Has Occupied Pulpit Pass
Enroute to Rebel Territory;
Fight May Occur at Cananea
Jlly Associated Press)
VASlw., u .,, April 1U. Mexico
lias asketl M'rmislon of the Tutted
Sfnt to move ti't,p. through Amer
ican territory in order to attack the
stale of Nonora from the north. No
action in n,,- pequewt luu yet been
To Ih-rcul ('niianca.
( Hy Associated Press)
j AOI A PIUI-TA. April 16. Repub
i lie of Sonora troops, stationed at Co.- j
nanca, and numbering Knon have been
j ordered Immediately to defend tills
j post, according to General Ping In an
, order to prepare against possible in
, vasion or the state by Curranza-troop I
i from I tilted, States territory, in event
i permission is granted the federal gov-
I ernmgBI to route troops through the i
i United Htates.
URGE TAX MEASURE
Auk For Open i ik iii .
Hy 1 nited I'resH)
NOGAl.FH, Ariz.. April 16. Gencr
j Jil Florcs, commanding Sonora troop
, invading Ktmtloa urn reported to be
j m-nring Oullacnn. the capital of Sinn
lo.t. Tho report declares that Flore
' invited opposing for
, tjOWII to fifth t ho a
CM to come out or'
3 not to endanger
telegraph Hervice nan
IN POMERAN1A BELIEVED
INDICATE COUP D' ETAT
Information From Official Sources Shows Allies Prepare to
Take No Chances on Militaristic Revival; Appearances
Show German Government Prepares for Civil War; Von
Kapp Leaders Who Escaped Arrest Making Trouble.
BY HENRY WOOD.
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
PARIS, April 16. France, Britain, Italy and Belgium have
unanimously agreed to notify Germany that they will sever dip
lomatic relations unless immediate and complete disarmament
is carried out as provided in the treaty of Versailles, it is learned
today. The information was obtained from official sources
here. The allies will threaten renewal of the blockade in the
event any insurrectionary government in Germany refuses to
recognize or execute the treaty.
Dispatches to the French foreign of-
I fices from Germany said a heavy de-
MAYOR INVITES ALL TU
COME FORTH AND TOIL
been established by Sonora troops for j
Ignacio Honillas, former Mexican
ambassador at Washington. Is report
ed as having agreed to run for the
presidency of Mexico. Other reports
arc thru the fight against Carranza is
Im nift directed by General i bregon.
v. ho Is supposed to be seeking: the
Pendleton's auto tourists camp
ground will welcome the shovel, the
hoe and the brush hook Sunday morn
ing when all persons interested in net
ting1 the park in shape have been in
vited by Mayor Vaughan, in a proc
lamation, to come forth ond toil. Hun
dreds of loyal citizens are expected to
trek to the east end pumping station
i site and lend the toil of their back
and brow to the good cause.
The civic undertaking will be in the
j nature of that which every town h-
jat some time in its career in order to they have hoisted the
put over i puouc enterprise. 11 win
resemble the famous campus days of
northwestern universities, when gar-
' tachment of troops is concentrating In
j Pomeranla. A coup d'etat similar to
I the Von Kapp movement is expected.
Reports of an impending1 caup are
I partly confirmed by advices to Pritish
j officials from their government's rep
j resentatives In Germany. Many lend
j er are said to be men prominent
j the Von Kapp movement who escaped
1 arrest when the insurrectionary roup
was driven from the control by lha
Hoisted Kaiser Flax.
A ssociated Press. )
LONDON". April 1. Germany has
! every appearance of preparing for
! civil war, says the Dally Mail's Rer
i lin correspondent. The Baltic troops
ire defiant, in camp Muenster-. her
i says a dispatch.
den implements are featured and I
j where white shirts and collars are ta
; boa. With cooperation from a hlw-
dred or more citizens, the site can he
placed in excellent shape in the one
day, the committeemen believe.
.'5 kilometers south of
Four Town Taken.
(Hy Pnited Press)
PRIETA. April 1
Head of School of Commerce
Will Speak Tomorrow Im- a
pressing Vital Need of Sup- i i1""" Jf? ;" before 1 m-
r r jvading Sonora stale troops, according
port for Higher Education. j to reports received here today. The
ursi uuiuc oeiween arrnnzista troops
Dean D. W. Morton, dean of
school of Commerce at the TTniversity
the , """"..I rr.,uniMi.i wjcupmi
iiuia, .-Minima, wnere me iarrnnza
SIX TOWN BASEBALL LEAGUE FULLY
FORMED WITH SCHEDULE STARTING
SUNDAY APRIL 25, ENDING JULY 4
nf inc. urrW-fifl liti Imliiv :ind will f . .
" " - -. w " - t t'sisTa iii't iiml
spraK ill mvur ui ine nint-i euui u . movcmen t
tax measure at a meeting of the I'nm- 1
tilla county committee to bo held to
morrow at 7:30 p. m. In the county
The county committee was recently
appointed by the Alumni Relief As-o-
Dry Ud is On.
With wo r clouds lowering over
Pendleton, Pilot Rock, Helix
Athena, Milton-Freewater ; members,
and Walla Walla Line Up;
Spell Heads Buckaroos.
DEMOTT SHOT WHILE
TRYING 10 ESCAPE
Mexico and troops passing through
rHai riieia, cnrouie to Tlie Monoiii 4-
borders to oppose the 'arranzista foi
ces reported approaching, t he state
ance of a "dry" country. For th tit si
time in liostory Sonora has the nnti-
clatlon, and members of the committee ho presented the unwonted appear-
are working Tor the passage ot tne mn
May 11, At the meeting tomorrow
night, to which the public is Invited. ; saloon ltd clamped dOWn, Gambling
fUrtber plans will le made for a cam j has also been ordered stopped by mi
patffn In favor of the bill. litary authorities.
provides funds for O.A.C., University1 It is rumored that General Dteffuex,
of Oregon and the Oregon Normal I Oirranza's commander In the coin
school. paign against Sonora. will lead Id. 00ft
Dean Morton romes to Pendleton "i1" to attack Sonora from the rear,
prepared to give accurate information 'through Klnolou. Characteristic
on thi- serious ne-ds of the three In- (scenes around Mexican armies are re
stitutions. As head of the Behoa' Jwoted m the present armed uprising
Commerca, he is able to furnish the " So,1"" Woman and children camp
dailalti nf tho onlleB-e.' financial con- folIowe,N are idence. Discipline
dltlon nnd the situation faced by the
Dean Morton spoke this afternoon at
the Pendleton high school and will
speak tomorrow afternoon at Pilot
' Is none too rigid.
Not At Pulpit Pa-.
(Ily I'nited Press)
EI PAHO, Apr4.1. Mexican Oon
,'sui Bandovi today claimed Carran-
zista cavalry has OOCUph
ton the Sonora border.
d Pulpit Pass
niipv PRfinnnTC ;tiirf
nw LOCAL MAN IN QUINTET
if ill ui Lit Jniununi
TOR CONVENTION PLACED
AKRUl- M Vir VOTK.P.
WASHINGTON', April I B The
house today passed and senl to Pre.
Ident Wilson the postoffice appropria
tion bill providing extension of atrial
malt from New York to San Frnntcsco
and giving the postmaster general
pewe.- to mnke eictensions to St. Tyuls
nnd othi-r pilnts he deems advisable.
An exclusive dniry-pred-"-'
will le opened Saturday at Bo" Ml.n
street under the niaiiaiioinmi of Glen
Ftoherts. formerly with tho Golden
West CI III flf J here. It will r'
butter, milk Ice cream,
nnd other dairy products
The establ itdiment wi! I
as the Clover Nook dairv.
t-rt has announced that he will
all kinds of A-l dairy pr
will personally supervlne the prepara
tion of cottage ( hecHO, Rulgai ia't b
t it u nnd other prepared p rod nets.
Mr. Roberts Is a graduate in the d - -
pe l nnwn
Blue Mountain league SchtMttUe
April 15. Pilot Rock at Pendle
ton, Helix at, Athena, Milton
Freewater at Walla Walla.
May S, Athena at Pilot Rock,
Walla Walla at Helix, Pendleton
May Milton-Freewnter at
Pendleton, Pilot Hock at Helix,
Athena at Walla Walla.
May 1 Helix at Pendleton,
Pilot Rock at Athena, Walla
Walla at Milton.
May Miiton-Frcewntor at
Pilot Rock, Pendleton at Athena,
Helix at Walla Walla.
May 3". Walla Walla at Pen
dleton. Athana at Helix. Pilot
Rock at Milton.
Juno 6. Heltx at pilot Rock,
Milton-Fie watrr at Athena,
Pendleton at Walla Walla.
June 13. Walla Walla at Pilot
Rock, Pendleton at Helix, Athe
na a; MH i on.
June , Athena at Pendleton
Helix at Milton, Pilot Rock at
June 27. Pendleton at Pilot
Rock, Milton - Freewater at
tieux. Walla Walla ut Athena.
July 4. Pilot Hock at lVndle
n , Hfedlx a l At hena . Milton-
Fre water at WaDO Walla.
die ton, Pilot Rock. Helix. Athena
Milton-Freewater and Waila Walla as
was organized here on
Thur-sduy afternoon with Rex Ellis,
president of the Pendleton Athleticv
Club, at the helm.
Pendleton will get its first touch
or ls2a baseball a week from Sunday
at Round-Up park with Pilot Rock as
, the opposition. Helix will open at
Athena and Milton-Freewater at Wal
la Walla. There will be 11 games on
the schedule, which is now being
worked out. The opening and clos
ing rames are played in the same
town: with the same teams taking
Spell Wants Pennant
"The Puckaroos are out to bring the
pennant to Pendleton." said Marshall
I Spell, who is local manager. "The
runs have BhOWD that they want base
ball and ve'lt gne It to them. All we
ask If th!r support and we ought to
return a winner."
At yesterday's meeting the same
constitution and by-laws which gov-
: crned the old Blue Mountain league
; was adopted with but a few minor
cnanfce. awn mwd is rvqwmi i
boat a Iftfl forfeit to complete the sen-
iion. The manager or me six icams.
w ith the vice president. constitute
A Ute I)iki Hi oi uirwuin, aim me
j officers are elected from men not
4, closely connected with the teams.
Stephens or Atnen i was eioci-
BERLIN. April 16. American ar
my investigators today confirmed a re- ;
port of German Reichswehr troops 1
that Paul Demott, American, was kill-j
ed while trying to escape from a Ger- j
man military prison at Wesel. Tbe.
report said it was established that
Demon's passport was issued for jour
nalistic work In France and later ex
tended, allowing him to visit the Baltic i
states. He was arrested for alleged '
connection with the Ruhr communist
revolt and was shot when, soldiers al-
leged, he attempted to escape.
American authorities will continue
HEItLIX, April l. Fearing a new
military coup, the government has ta-
! ken extensive precautions to gTjard it
self. The district around the govern
ment buildings is barred to the pii"
; Fifteen tanks. 12 armored cars, and a
; number of machinegun companies
. have been brought Into the city and
. placed on guard. Armed detach
ments today patrolled Wllhelmstrasse
and Unter Den Linden.
The government denied a report
that Major Bischoff and General Von
Laiettwitz. alleged monarchist plotters,
have been arrested.
CAPT. LEE CALDWELL
BUYS WHEAT RANCH
Captain Lee R. Caldwell, former
' world's champion rider, and recently
returned from the wilds of Germany
iand France, has decided that there is
! but one spot in this big world for him.
and that spot is Umatilla county.
ThoT-offir Panlnln Pilwoll KmiM-Tit
ON PAIR OF VESSELS i himself 880 acres of wheat land, in-
! eluding growing crop and outfit and
WASHINGTON, April 16. The : has decided from now on to lead the
NAVY ASKS NEW BIDS
Na v y Ie pa rt me n t t o d a y aga i n ask e d
bids on the steamers Yale and Har
vard, all bid on the first two offers
having been rejected. It was an
nounced that no bid below the ap
praised value of $S50,ft00 for each ves
sel -would be considered.
1 simple life of a wheat grower.
The land was purchased from Alson
. H. McCutchen. through Snow A Day
ton. The ranch is located about three
miles south of Yoakum, and the con-
: sideration is in the neighborhood of
$25, 000. 4
The entry two days ago of Judge
V 'ill II. King into the race for d-ie-nr
front the second district In the demo-
iiunuii.il t in, I'm ion hi gun j dleton
rrancisoo rouipi icaies in situation tor
four other candidates, as there arr
now five strong men entered and
two can be elected. Will M. Pciersor.
PemlHton attorney, Is one of those In
Judge King, now-chief conns' for!
t he recla ma t ion service n 1 Wa shlnr: j
ton, D. C. ha attended national c.n-
League baseball furnished by teams
from six tow, is in the shadows of the
Blue Mountains will be serveu t i er
fans in 1
Bins; pm -
ed vice president and Fred H. aloes
6f Helix, secretary and treasurer.
Oam es will be played on Sundays
and holidays in the various towns of
the league and a fixed price of M
rents a!misson has been agreed upon
(or all towns. The league will operate
aj an amateur affair, and if any prof
its accrue. members of the local
teams wit) share those profits provid
NOW WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT
THIS"; FIVE OHIO LADS ATTEMPT
TO BURN 10 YEAR OLD AT STAKE
Newsboy Saved From Wile
West Indian Pate by Timel?
Arrival of Another; Papers
and Leaves Set Afire at Feet
n time to scatter the biasing branches
ind free Kneller.
(By I'nited Press)
LANCASTKR. C. April t6. Fiv
uvenite disciples of nickel novels am
scries of in , tng Ihey have Played the jeMonmU. drtention hole hero to.,ay wWle th
mo enninc .mhv n. -
The Pine Mountain league, with Pen-
Continued on page two
CIUCAiK WIIGOI S CLGSKO
(By I'nited Tress.)
CWICAOO. April 16. All public
ehooln are cloned today due to a
(By I'nited Press. 1
I.OND"N. Aprtl 16. The
' Mora k ca btnel has resigned, acrord
;lng to n Vienna dispatch today. The
' ieat(l atfon followed a heated detvate
.In the national assembly over the cab
, fuel's policies.
Ing courses of the Oregon Agriculture ventions in l!ns. 1!12. la-
College. his residence at Ontario. Mr. IVter-
1 son attended t he 1916 convention nt
LKFFTXGWFLL RKKIGN'S. 't Loots Nad was a presidential olec-
Hy Associated Press.) , tor In 1912.
WASHINGTON. April 16 R. C. The other three men who have filed ;
strik of 325 school engineers who lefringweM. assistant secretary of the . for the race are Nolan Skiff tr the
walked out for more pay. They re- treasury has resigned nnd his resigna- land ffftOO, Iji Grande; I- .1. Aker of) By i nited Press.
fsed a fist salary of from 275 to tbm has been accepted by President ; i niai io. nnd F. C. Young, of I.iK. WABH1NGTON, April 16. The
1.125 a month. , Wilson. i flew. Laatlroad labor board, inc. tin..; for the
first time today immediately took tip
the demands of railroad trainmen for
hither wages. Demands of trainmen
Creche ,vr' which union leaders and tailroa.t
managers uts.iprceu several witrb
aco were considered first in the hop
that action will stop the outlaw"
COXSIIF.RS WAGI? DRMANIM
woTiu ii hi nam stuikk.
DUBUX. April lfi. Another hunger
strike is reported to have begun a
Mount Joy prison, the political irlr
er sti'! detailed refusing to take ftaaal
police investigate their efforts to burn
at the stake "harles Kneller, 10 year
old ncwahoy. KnUr was ved from
batns badl) baraad by Dm Morcy.
Knclb-r was dhtrlbnting newspapers
and had occasion to pass u lonely
wood. The five hoys, playing "wild
west." inikd IteWnd trees and
bushes, on the alert for victims. A
rope was whirled from behind a tree,
the UOOua sett It iiK tver Kneller's
sboubb ts. He wa t et1 to a tree and
his own papers were piled at his feet.
P.rnnche- and leave were dumped on
them. A match flared and the ph
burst into flaiuea while the boys re
I ream t watch their victim from a
distance. Morey happened uluns just
Reported by Major Iee Moorhouss.
Barometer. 29.62. ,
II r 1
light to hsary
front In earlr
morn I nr.