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S EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, SATURDAY EVENING, MARCH 19, 1921.
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1V JZZrr yyenl SEMI-WEEKLY UJvV x--C V i
FIRST MEANS OF
BUSINESS DEPRESSION IS BY
When News of This View Be
, came Known Interest in Visit
of Former Premier Increased
WASHINGTON, March 19. (Ralph
II. Turner. U. P. Staff Correspondent.)
Several member of the Harding
cabinet hold the view that tha flint
means of relieving the existing busl
neaa depression ia by Increasing tha
foreign trade; to do this they aay Am
erica, nmat have a voice in whatever
association of nation ia functioning.
When tha news of tiy view became
known It greatly lncreaeed the Interest
in the forthcoming vlait of former Pre
mier Vivlani of France to diacuss with
Harding tha possibility of getting the
United State to enter a modified
league of Nation. Vivlanl Kill for
' MARIU.UiH IX JAI'AX.
TOKYO, March IV (U. I.) The
rapid alridea which Japan I making
(ovarii clvlllxiitlon find expression In
ait agitation which .' now on foot to
have women have more to aay nbout
tha selection of husband than i now
the case. Today auch matter are Hi
moat wholly in the hand of parent.,
who elect huaband for their daugh
ters, who obediently marry whomever
they pick out. A recent article in a
prominent Japanea magazine point
out that while men never find any dif-
f Iculty Jn securing mate, women must
have money and trulning of one kind
-or another before they tan find htjtt
band. ' BEFORE CONFERENCE
Union Leader! "HOT Annwratred
If Demands Are Not Met
Strike Will Be ' Called.
CHICAGO, March It. (X. P.)
Packer employe will place their de
mamla before the med atlon confer
ence in Washington Monday, and If
they are not met a strike will be call
ed. Thla announcement by the union
leaders, when the coiipt of the strike
vote showed a majority of 44,000 fa
voring a walkout. The union will de
mand a restoration of a baalc eight
hour day and arbitration of the wane
demand. The packer declared they
could not arbitrate tha question 'of a
basic eight hour day, or 12 1-! per
cent cut in wage, recently effective.
'They are economic necessities."' the
packer contend, and "therefore aro
not subject of arbitration."
MJUOHKQE NO .LONGER
A GAME OF LOVE ,
itOt'STOV. Tex., March 19. (IT.
T,) Marriag Is a business now not
a lov game.
That' the observation of Don Ken
nedy, marriage license clerk, In Hous-
"Girls around 20 know a boy of 21
ms'i. auDuort'them." said Kennedy
Bo they're looking about for older
men men who have established them
selves and can provide homes ana iux-1
"tVIrl of J or 19 used to marry
hovs of about thatige or 24 maybe,1:
he said. "Now these women are pick
Ing older mini" ,
HI license record for the last two
months howed the women, average at
marriage 21 year, while the men ave
rage S year' .
And there aren't any hlushln hrMes
or stammering bridegrooms any more,
according to Kennedy. "Now the
brerie Jn a if they were ordering wf:
fee and order license without butting
on eye," tha clerk said.
Jteported by Major Lee Moorhouso
light to heavy
frost early In
MAN WHO JUMPED FROM
WINDOW WAS ENGAGED
, TO OREGON MUSICIAN
SALEM, March If. (U. P.)
George. Kuebler, president of
the International Mutual Fire
Insurance company, who suicid
ed In Chicago by Jumping from
a ten story building, was en
gaged to Mrs. lella- Crowder
Miller of Salem, a noted -writer
and musician. Kueblor wa
hete Christmas. Mrs, Miller la
now in Chicago and was await
ing the marriage. .
The I'matlllu County Farm Bureau
will proluilily sent tdo delegate to the
dir.tiut meeting of the National Farm
tlureau Federation to be held in Hpo
kane March 23 and 24 at Hotel Daven
port, in conjunction with the Washing.
ton State Farm ilureau annual meet
tug. The meeting 1 a part of the Farm
Bureau federation' plan which lust
ear provided 'for the appointment of
a "Committee of 17" to investigate
grain murketingnd gmin conditions.
At tna district meeting delegritea will
be appointed to a national meeting to
bo held In Chicago April 15, and It is
thought that one of the two Oregon
delegate to be chosen vlll -be front
I mi'.tttla county. Delegates to thla
nutlopal convention are bused upon
the wheat production. One delegate
Mil bo aenl by the Oregon Wheat
Market. ng Association and the other
by the Farm ilureau of the mate,
t -oK'ralivp I'lau Theme
The meeting at Kpokane and at ht-
,cago will be of great Importance as the
principal theme will be the dlacutmton
of the co-operative movement which
has tur H aim the pooling of wheat
tor sale in such a way a to meet, witn
profit for the farmer, the pooled offer,
of foreign 'buyers. The movement .b
reaching national proportion and In
the opinion of Fred Bentiion, count)
agent. It will undoubtedly be organis
ed on a ntitlonul basin after the Chica
go meeting. About 25.0W0.OO0 bushel
or wheat have been signed In Oregon,
Washington, Iduho and Montana unu
pluns are underway In California lot
a similar organization.
ITcsklcot to MlK-ak
Among the prominent speaker al
the Spokane meeting wtll he J. 1!.
Howurd, president of the American
Farm Httreati Federation; Win. A.
Day, Deputy Governor of the Federal
Reserve liank, Khn Francisco; W. A.
Cochel, livestock Member of the Mar
keting Committee, American Farm
Kureau Fedetatlon, and W. O: F.ck
hart, a member of the marketing
"Committee of 17."
EDITOR OF 'LINE 0'
TYPE OR TWO' COLUMN
WRITES HIS LAST LINE
CHICAGO, March 19. (U. P.)
"B. I T.'' Is dead. Bertaln Ieston
Taylor, one of America's Joremost hu
morists, known and loved by thou
sands of newspaper readers, passed
away with pneumonia. .Taylor edited
the "Line ty Type or Two", column in
the Chicago Tribune for 13 years.
"B. L. T.'s" last line In the Chicago
Tribune ended with this paragraph
You nil know the Infallible sign of
spring: father on the back porch
cleaning last fall's mud off of his golf
IS ADJUDGED INSANE
ORKOON CITY, Mnrch 19. (U. P.)
Adam Serata, the 17 year old boy
who shot his mother three times when
she attempted to administer medicine
I prescribed for him, wua committed
to the criminal ward of the state In
sane asylum. Alienists found the boy
unbalanced following an accident two
years ago, when a fishing boat over
'turned in the Willimette and his com
panion was drowned. His mother.
Mrs.' John Serata, Ib dying In a Tort
land hospital. Hhe will leave 13 .chil
ENEMY OF AMERICA
NEW YORK, March 19. (A. P.)
Immigrants arriving today from Ellis
Island attacked a man who exhibited
a placard advocating overthrow of
the Vnltod States government.
Police officers rescued the man and
arrested him on a charge of criminal
I anarchy. Ho said his name was J. O.
Grecnberg, a native of Rumania.
! The placard reud: "Down with the
I'nltcd Ftntes government; It Is un
fair to the worker.."
sZar a. guest poem To.Tijnrr riinnnriii
1 BE. REGULAR FEATURE I
EAST OREGONIAN EACH DAY
A poem by Edgar A. Guest, one of
the most popular verse writers of the
nation, will hereafter be a regular fea
ture of the East Orexoniun dally. The
service Is starting today, on the edi
torial page. The popularity of Mr,
Guest work Jq other cities insure it
will meet with favor by Kast Orego
nian renders. The Guest poems are
copyrighted by the George Matthew
Service and ar appearing In such
newspapers as the I'niladelphia North
American, the Chicago I'ost, the Pitts
burg Hun, the Eoston Herald, the St.
Louis tilobe-Democ'rat, the Indianap
olis star, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram,
the Milwaukee Sentinel, the Los
Angeles Express-Tribune, the Provi
dence Journal, the Grand Kaplds Her
ald, the Minneapolis News, the Denver
Tltnen, ' the Tacomn' Ledger and the
Winnipeg Free Preaa.
DANIEL BOYD OF OREGON
HAS BEEN SUGGESTED
MINISTER TO NICARAGUA
WASHINGTON. March 19. C. P.)
Daniel Itoyd of Oregon has been sug
gested to Harding as minister to Ni
caragua, by Senator McNary.
Number of Chinese Citizens in
City Has Decreased 3853
Since Last Census Taken.
WASHINGTON, March 19. (A. P.)
The white population of Portland.
OreKon, tn 190, was 252, 9S1, with
1846 Chinese, 1715 Japanese, 1 r, 5
negroes, 210 .Indians. Filipinos and
others. Hie census bureau has an
nminced. The Chinese have decreased
PATTI i: STILL IX PROtiRlNS
BEl-A.T, March la. (A. P.I--A
great ambush bv the Irish republi
can forces near Kinsale resulted in the
killing of a jc crown soldiers and
wounding five. The attackers suffer
ed heavy casualties. The battle Is still
I W f IT" T" 'VaTlMairi
I: TREATY:: 5
Russia, Poland and Ukrania
Establish Satisfactory Di-
vision of Disputed Country. ;
RUSSIA MUST RETURN ;
POLAND WAR TROPHIES
Two Countries Must Undertake
to Pay Poland 30,000,000
. Rubles Within the Year.
RIGA, March 19. l. P.) A
peace treaty Involving Russia, Poland,
and L'krania was signed here shortly
before midaght. The treaty establishes-
frontiers between the signatory
miinu in, uiwhk mo jjnaeni uno oi oe-i
marcatlon. but makes an allowance j
cession of 3000 square kilometers near;
.Minsk to Poland, and the Polesian
district to Ukrania. Russia must re
turn Poland all her war trophies and
Archives seined sii$oe the 18th cen
tury. Poland is released from all
debts contracted by the Csarist of
Russia. Ckaraitia and Russia must un
dcrtake to pay Poland 30,000,000 ru
bles within a year.
PRESIDENT ASKED TO
NAME J. B. CAMPBELL"
Pendleton Supports Man Wko
e- ..- - j Tt'.x., '
ouuuuuteu Jigni, in favOr
of Intermountain Region.
Having' benefitted much through the
revision of rates brought about by
Spokane's fiirht for a fair deal for lh.i
intermountain territory; Pendleton is!
ntcKtng j. K. Otrnptiell of Spokane for
place on the interstate commerce
commission. Action to this effect was
lalien by the board of managers last
evening afier the situation had been
explained by Wade Goodman of Slur
zis & J-'torie who had been called by
roknno friends during the day. ,Mr.
Campbell has been for venes the attr.
ncy for the Spokane merchants asso-
ciation and is rated as a traffic an- J p""c nl)lnion and were attempting to
ihority of unusual ability. A wire n. lnfUlenwc ')Ublic opinion through
c'orsing Mr. Campbell has been for- false i,al(1 Publicity, were made gener
warded to President Harding hy thnl81 to the b,"ml tolay b.v Frank Walsh
i the unions' attorney, when h
President J. 11. Sturgi and Secretary !
C. I. Itarr. . v v
In appointing committees for tho
nociation this year President Stiurgis
lollowed the plan used some years ago
of 'having the cimniitjeo chairman
chiwen from the managing board. The
nimittees as named are as follows:
Continued oh paa R.
OFF WITH THE OLD, ON WITH
WI J?AoOv I plants. M
FRANK BRANCH RILEY TO
BE CHIEF SPEAKER UPON
PROGRAM TUESDAY NIGHT
Frank Uranch Riley, reputed
the best if not the best
nd ready western lectur-
be the chief speaker
banquet Tuesday night. Word
from Mr. Riley accepting an in
vitation to speak here was re
ceived this afternoon hy Secre
tary : I. Earr of the Commer
cial Association, ' .
Sir. Itlley will devote his time
to dlsctbwion of the value ' of
commercial association work and
to the tourist subject.
ALASKA INDIAN LAD .
WILL ATTEND SCHOOL
AT CIIEMAWA, OREGON!
SEATTLE, March 19 (A. p.) I
. i i i.e., inured is. 1 A. I'.) '
mned by his people as a witch I
art out by the tribe, FranUe
Peters, a Chilkat Indian bov from
Haines. Alaska, is en ronto to the gov
ernment Indian school at f'hemawa,
Oregon, where he will Iw placed un
der protection of W. T. Imvv. Alaska
commissioner of education, who has
taken charge of the hoy.
Accordlng to Ixpp, the boy. an or-
phan, got Into so much mischief that
pis people lielieved him a sorcerer
and called a council which cast him
out of the tribe.
FORMER ARMY SERGEANT
CONFESSES TO MURDER
OF MAJOR CRONKHITE
PROVIDENCE, R. I., March 19.
(A. P.) Roland R. Pothler, formerly
an army sergeant, today admitted he
killed Major Alexander P; Cronkhite,
son of Major General Adelhert Cronk
hite. at Camp Lewis, In 1918. The
Camp Lewis array board had found
that, the major had shot himself by
accident but the father had the case
is Used I
To Discredit Workmen.
, " crete bridge over Deer Creek on
C HICAGO. March 19. (A. P.) Grants Pass-Crescent City highway.
Charges that the railroads, knowing Josephine countv reinforced con
that the railroad labor board had no j crete bridge over Wolf Creek on
power to enforce Its decrees were try. icific hlKhwav
tng " smaRn br unions through
nls 8eeond " ot cross questioning of j
He asked T.. DeWitt Cuyler, chair
mon of the association of railway ex
ecutives, whether Ivy Lee, a press
agent, was not employed because he
was an expert in breaking down
unions. "No," replied Cuyler. Walsh
charged that Lee published false state
ments regarding the salaries of union
officials In the mine publicity gotten
our ir. 191.4.
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JAPAN WILL RETAIN FfPJI STAIII)
i HER MANDATE OYER ISffl
OF YAP SAYS FOREIGN IliSTEfi
0-N.R& N. CO. ANNOUNCE
LOWER FREIGHT RATES
FOR LUMBSR SHIPMENTS
PORTLAND, March 10. (I.
P.) Lower rates on east bound
shipments of lumber from this
territory, effective March 31, has
been announced by H. Fa Louns
berry, general freight agent of
the O. W. It. & X. Co.
SALEM, Or., March 19. The state
highway commission at a meeting to
Iim held it, Ptirtlunrl Anril r. n.-tl r'in-
jSUer proposals for the grading and
graveling of approximately 85 mile
of road, laying 31 miles of pavement
and constructing three bridges and
one overhead crossing.
The following proposed improve
ments are included in the advertise
ment for bids authorized by the com
mission: Crook county, grading and gravel
ing, Prineville-Ochoco forest ectioh,
17 miles. '
Harney county, grading, Burns-Sage
Hen hill section of Central Oregoa
highway, 14.52 miles.
Malheur county, grading Ontarlo
Welser section of Old Oregon trail,
L'nion county, grading, Kamela-Hil-gard
section Olud Oregon trail, 12.73
t'nion county, grading. Hilgard-La
I Grande section Old Oregon trail. 6
Wallowa county, graveling. Wallo
wa canyon section La Grande-Enterprise
highway, 8.4 miles.
Wallowa county, grading and grav-
tjms- nanowa IjOstine section La
Grande-Enterprise highway, 12 miles.
Douglaa and Josephine, counties,
paving, Wolf Creek-Grave Creek sec-
i tion of Pacific highway, 14 miles.
I Douglas county, paving, Oakland-
South section Pacific highway, . 1.2
Doug'n county, paving, Drain-Anl
laui section I'acmc Highway, 7 miles.
Lane countj-j Walker-Goshen
tion Pacific h'ghway, 9 miles.
Josephine county, reinforced con-
Klamath countv. bridge over Alta
mont canal on Klamath Falls-Lake-view
highway. . - . .
Klamath, county, over-crossing over
tracks of Oregon Central & Eastern
railroad, near Dairy.
265 CASES AND 61
- SACKS OF LIQUOR ARE
SEIZED ABOARD LAUNCH
SA NFItANCISCO. March 19. (IV
P.) Two hundred sixty-five cases
and 61 sacks of liquor were seized
aboard the launch Lloyd C, which ar
rived from San Francisco today from
Seattle, at Port Angeles.
The launch was met and taken In
custody by the revenue launch Jn
lare. Lloyd was six days out of Port
Angeles and 11 days from Seattle.
The revenue men said they did not be
lieve the liquor was to be landed here
but It was intended for either south-
ern aiiiorma or .Mexican ports. Trie
vessel was forced in to San Francisco
to replenish her water supply.
ENDORSED BY CONGRESS
PARIS. March 19. (U. P.) Pre
mier Lenine in addresing the Moscow
communist congress, virtually aban
doned the communism and advocated
peasant proprietorship Instead, ac
cording to a dispatch from Revel, The
bolshevik leader also urged the grant
ing of liberal concessions to . foreign
capitalfsts. Congress has endorsed
RlTTI.lt ltK.MAIXS STEADY
PORTLAND, March 19. (A. P.)
LivestiVk is steady, eggs are one cent
lower and butter is steady.
BOYS FIND GIRL LYING
POISON BOTTLE NEAR
SEATTLE, March 19. (C. P.)
Three boys playing in the
Mount Paker Park lite yester
day, stumbled onto a girl lying
unconscious and drenched under
an umbrella. An empty bottle
lay beside her. Today. Anna
Park, 19. is the city hospital,
slowly recovering from tha ef
fects of poison. Neither the sill
nor her mother would give an
Everything Possible to Prevent
Other States Passing Similar
Law to California is Done.
TOKIO, March 1. (A. P.) Japan
will stand firmly on her mandate over
the Island of Vap, Viscount L'chida,
the foreign minister, tokl the diet com
mlttee. He said Japan 1 doing every
thing possible to prevent tha passaga
in other state of the United State of
the law similar to those in California.
Ten members of the house of repre
sentative will visit America thl sum
Will Xot Adopt Policy
SEATTLE. March 19. That Japan
will not adopt the naval disarmament
policy was asserted by Count K.
Hlrorawa, the newly appointed Jap
anese minister to Rpain, here today
while en route to Madrid. Tho count
declared Japan had already embarked
on her naval building program. "Ja
pan should have a mandate over tha
island of Yap." Hiroawa asserted.
"Not that we want to fortify Tap, but
we deserve the mandate." The Jap
anese minister is interested In the anti-alien
land ownership law passed by
the Washington legislature, but would
not offer any comment.
VIRGIL DECKER MAKES
CONFESSION HE KILLED
Denied That Transfer of His
Own Clothing to Bodyjf-Art ot
Plan to Collect Insurance.'
WAR8AK, Ind., March 19-(A. P.)
Virgil Decker, aged nineteen, early
today confessed that he struck Leroy
Lovett, his "double" with a crowbar
as he slept in a cottage on the Tippe
canoe river near here, and several
hours later took the unconscious body
in a buggy to a nearby railroad cross
ing where the buggy, containing the
body, was struck by a train.
'The devil drove rne. to it," said
Decker after signing the confession.
He denied that the transfer of his own
clothing to Lovett's body was a part
of a plan to collect insurance totalling
nearly tio.ooa, payable to his brother,
Fred Decker, in the event of death by
accident of Virgil.
I arly,ReliKkm Krjvexl.
j WARSAW, Ind., March 19. (A.
P. Memories of his early religion
revived by a letter urging him to con-
fess and, seek forgiveness, combined
w-ith the softening influence of the
motherly advice given by Mrs. C. H.
.Moon, the sheriff's wife, resulted in
Keeker's making a confession.
IED DROP IN
TODAY'S WHEAT MARKET
Closing at 81.52 ror the .March grain
and at $1.42 for the May, the Chicago
grain market show a decrease today
jtver yesterday's closing price. March
closed at $1.5414 yesterday and May
at 1 1.4 5 'i,
following are the quotations front
Ovorbeck & Cooke, local brokers:
Open Wish Low Closa
Mar. 1.54 1.54 4 1.52 1.52
May 1.45 1.45 1.41 1.43
Wheat Week end liquidation of
long contracts was again the feature
end in consequence the market failed
to reflect the bullish tone of foreign
advance, notably the fact the offerings
of Argentine wheat to Great Britain
and the continent are now held seven
to ten cents aver American price.
Apparently the trade gave mora atten
tion to the domestic situation which
remains dormant with millers receiv
ing flour orders un hand to mouth
scale, Cash markets in the southwest
were weak and lower but held com
paratively steady here at slightly bet
ter premiums, in our oplniun bearish
influences have been quite well dls
cotinted and the market is In a posi
tion to rally sharply eoimldently with
any alarming crop reports.
DAUGHTERS OF AMERICAN
SALEM. March 19 (I P.) Tha
state convention of the Daughter of
the American Revolution opened this
morning. feyral hundred delegate
are here. The hall of representative
convention headquarter. I converted
into a palace of flower and fttitlni.
The memorial service war eondorlxd
by Mrs. W. A. Hmlck, the Mat chaplain.