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LABOR . ill
Packers and Employes Go Be
fore Commission of Cabinet
.Officers to Lay Foundation.
IT IS CLAIMED PACKERS ,
Was to Last During War Period,
is Still In Force Because War
is Not Technically Ended.
WASHINGTON', March 21. (U. P.)
Th Harding administration, tinkled
It first big labor dispute, one between
tha big packers and employes. The
packer and employe. went before a
commission of three cabinet officer
to lay the foundation for opposing the
claim. Secretary of Labor Davis, See-
reutry of Agriculture Wallace and Sec.
retary of Commerce Hoover com pone
the commission. The employees claim
the packers, by giving notice of a wage
cut, violated an agreement which was
to last during the war period, and
which Is still in force because the war
la not technically ended. ,
Conference In Mention
WAHIISNaTO.V, March 41. A. P.)
Spokesman for the packer employe
presented their side of the dispute over
wages and' working' conditions at a
conference early today with 8ecretar
of Labor Davis. This preceded a Joint
conference at which secretaries HoovJ
er, of commerce, and Wallace of agri
culture ai with the labor secretary.
KRUPP GUN WORKS CITY
' BERLIN', March 21. (IT. P.) Oc
cupatlon of Eesen, the home of the
great Krupp gun works Is tha next ob
jective of the allied advance Into Ger
many, according to belief expressed In
army circles. A a result of extending
their lines along the Dulsberg-Essen
railway, the entente troops have ap
proached within three miles of the lat
ter city and are IS piile east of the
Ithlne. Among the towns entered are
Mulholm, Oberhauaen, We.dau and
fcpeldorf. British warships are an
chored In several German ports, caus
ing serious apprehension In the rWch
tag. COURT DECLINES TO
RELIEVE CASES OF
I. W. W. EVADERS
WASHINGTON'. March 21. (U. P.)
Conviction of 40 I. W. W, who were
rounded up in northern California on
charvei of violating the espionage and
selective service acts, were sustained
by the supreme court when It declined
to review the cases. The original trials
were held In Nucrumentn.
EASTER DAY WILL BE
OBSERVED IN VARIOUS
Next Rundny Is Hastcr Ttgy, one of
the festivals of tho Christian church
es, and will be appropriately cele
brated In the churches of Pendleton.
Itesldea tha ftunduy services, spectul
Holy Week services have been plan
ned and the various denominations of
the city have united In the "Noon
Day" services which will be held each
day at the Arcade theatre. The ser-
Reported by Major Leo Moorhotise
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Barometer, 2 MO.
GERMANY WINS BIG VICTORY IN
PLEBISCITE IN UPPER SELESIA
TO DETERMINE FUTURE STATUS
FRANK BRANCH RILEY
WHO WILL SPEAK AT
DINNER TUESDAY EVE
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KING CONSTANTINE OF
GREECE CALLS THREE
. CLASSES TO COLORS
Turkey Has Again Refused to
Accept Proposals of Recent
Conference Held in London.
LONDON', March Jl. (A. I'.)
The culling by King Constanllne of
Oraece of three classes to the colors is
announced In Athena and portends a
Greek offensive against the Turkish
nationalists, sard ,M. Uounaris the
fircek minister of war. here today. The
decree is In consequence of the attitude
of Turkey who has again refused to
accept the proposal o the l-omln
eonfeicnoe, unci Is o-nii it-jliri
anil Smyrna, said Ootumrls. "
WILL TRY TO SECURE
PAN' F'H AN CISCO. March 21. (1.
P.) A new effort to secure a rctrl.il
for Thomas J. Mooney, now serving a
life sentence in Rm Quentln for tile
San rrnnc'.sco preparedness parade
bombing, came to light when II, t'.
Purker, said to represent Mooney, filej
the power of attorney with the locai
courts, empowering him to act In
Mooney' behalf. He snld the exact
plan under which he hopes to bring
Money' case before the courts Is a
novel one, but It will not be revealed
for several days.
ItOTKIt lUlM.UXS STEADY
POHTIA.VT, March 21. tA. P.)
Cattle are firm; choice steers 8.00(8
$.5(l; hops 25 cents higher; -prime
light 12.IWi J12.25: sheep'are weak,
eggs nre demoralized, tho buying price
Is 2c; hulter Is steady.
vices br'gin primptiy at 12: 1 a. m.
and end at 12:80.
Kor Easter Sunday, the ' Methodist'
church Sunday school will present an
Rister program nt lO a. m. The
Church servire at 11 a. in. will be
marked by special music and In the
evening the choir will give an Easter
cantata, ''The Easter Angel. '
Services for CciitmuttKlrry,
At the Church of the Redeemer, 8
a. m. services will be helJ followed by
the 1 1 o'clock Easter sermon. At 8
p. m. Rev. Alfred Lockwood, pastor,
will proach tho sermon at the Com
mandry service of the Knights Tern
plus, nn annual Easter event. A
special children's service ' will take
place at 4:8ft p. m., when baptism
will be held. There will he speeiul
mnsic-nt all the services.
Special Easter music will he a fea
ture also of the services at tho Rap
tlst church. The Sunday school Will
huvt u special program at 10 u. in.,
and the other services will bo at If
a. m. and 7:30 p. m. . ,
Reception of Moniliers.
Tho 11 a. m. service at the Preshy
terlun church will be marked by
communion and the reception of
members. Thero will he Easter mu
sic at this service ns well as et the
ieveninff ornlMA servicA nf 7-3C, 11 m
The special Easter service at tho
Christian church will be for the bene
fit of the various benevolences nf tho
Church. The Sunday school and
church will combine for the services
which will begin at 8:43 a. m
close nt noon. A nexeciienl musical
program has been planned. f'
Vote Was Conducted in Surpris
ing Quiet Manner After Past
Weeks Turmoil and Violence.
BERLIN', .March 21. (A. P.)
Germany won an (overwhelming vic
tory in the plebiscite In t'ppcl Silesia
yesterday to determine the future na
tional statu of that region, accord
ing to official returns. Two districts
are still missing this morning but the
count showed 76,WI0 votes for 5cr
many and 3'J8," for ; Poland., The
plebiscite generally was without un
Germany Makes Claim.
RERUN. March 21. U. P.)
Germany today claimed great majori
ties in the L'pper Silesia plebiscite.
The vote was counted In a surprising
quiet manner after weeks of turmoil
and violence. The German officials
are ready to claim possession of a
5000 square mile province, whose rich
mineral deposits will have an Import
ant bearing on her future commerce.
STILLMAN MAY RESIGN
POSITION AS PRESIDENT
NATIONAL CITY BANK
NEW YORK, March 21. tC. P.)
Attorneys for James A. Stillman are
reported to have oVituined a stay of
proceeding In Mrs. "Fifl' Potter Still-
man's motion for Increased ellmony
and consol fees, pending th trial of
the multimillionaire 'bankers divorce
suit. The Impression appeared to be
urowing In financial circles today that
fttlllman Koon would be forced to re
sign as president of the National City
l)nk, one of the most powerful insti
tutions In the world. The position
carries a salary of llOO.OOft per year.
MANY WILL ATTEND
tlne hundred end twenty five reser
j.'rtnw Iavo. already been, inadu for
(ho Commercial As-HCUition banquet
Tuesday evening and aa there will e
room for but 151 guests those not yet
provided for are urged to communicate
with the secrctrjy office thia evening.
Ticket for the dinner are being dis
tributed today by J. V. Tallman, chair
man of the social committee. It Is
explained that the personal attendance
of members is what is desired and peo
ple are asked to refrain from buying
tickets unless they expect to be pres
ent. Frank Branch Riley, who Is to he
the chief speaker Tuesday night, is
classed as a very fortunate choice for
that part of the program.
RESIGNATION OF WiLSON
WASHINGTON, March 21. (C. P.)
Resignation of William Wilson, for
mer secretary of lubor, from the In
ternational high" commission, has
reached the president and will be ac
cepted. Is announced at ine white
house. Obadiah Gardner, a demo
crat, who resigned from the. commis
sion to mako room for Wilson, will
probably be reappointed because of
his familiarity with the work.
IKH..1CK ARK AMBI SIUCI).
WBIJN. March 21. (IT. P.) 'Two
more police constables were killed in
ambush, according to official reports.
Patrols were ambushed in Falcarrngh,
Donegal and Mulllnliome.
MARCH WHEAT SHOWS
March wheat closed at tl.CS 1-2 to
day, a fourth of a cent higher than
Saturday's closing. May wheat closed
at J1.41 3-4 which is lower than Sat
urday's closing of $1.4 2,
Following are the quotations from
(Jverbeck & Cooke, local brokers:
Open. High. Low. Close.
Mnrcli 1.53 l.sV 4 I.S2
May 1.42 1.4W 1.41 H 1.4-1 H
WILL 1K "RED" AMIIASS.1K)R
ASTORIA,- March 21. (I. P.) -
According to advices from Helslng
fors, Finland, the next ambassador toJ
the t utted Stales from soviet Kussia
Is Santori Nourteva, former editor
Astoria Toverl, Nourteva was here
from 1 1 1 to 1914. Ho later went to
Canada, where hd was deported to
RICH RANCHER FOUND
DEAD; SEARCH IS BEING
MADE FOR HIRED MAN
WtXlDLAWN, Wash., March 21. pastor awoke, after 14 hours, surprised
(IT. P.) Authorities are searching forjlo fine) his bedroom filled with flow
a hired hand employed by M. P. Whal-iers disconsolate relations and friends,
en, a rich rancher, who was found dean ! Ho said weakly. "My call has not vet
in bed yesterday with his skull crushen
with an iron bar. Whnlen was
years of age and lived alone.
Thi map Phawn the IT. 8. nnvul bases and fetation of the Pacific which
. : Mta iho errant Kitltr .f I Ho Ir a n-.i'ir itxt r t
III W U III 1 1 1 In! I il 1 1.' 1 1 gitalin i-f ii3 toe
ships In the Atlantic. It is reported that l.'ncle fiam and John Bull have reached an un.IemanuinK oy wn.cn ir.- juo iratr,M coon nas ciuiisoro me in
HrlliKh will police the Atlantic and the U. navy the I'aciflc. Eelow, the U. 8. S. New Mexico, flacship Jt the dictma-nt against Fred Morris, founder
Atlantic fleet and Admiral Henrv H. Wilson how command.ng the Atlantic fleet, who Is-slated to be new commander .of the defunct bond house of Morris
of the greatly enlarged Pacific fleet. Plans under consideration call for malting Oahu, where tne reari narnor D.ise
is located, the "Gibraltar of the Pacific." Guam would become a great submarine base. Coaling stations and bases
including the Philippines. Midway and Wake Islands, Samoa and the west coast polnls shown on the map would
be strenxlhened and enlarged. ' '
To Wounded Men With Whom
They Talked They Extend
Hospitality of White House.
WASHINGTON. March 21. U. P.)
President Harding combined an er
rand of mercy with a study of an ad
ministrative problem today by Hpenil
mrf luci-v; .thin "two hours among
wounded soldiers at Valter Reed hos
pilnl. Accompanied by Mrs. Harding and
by Dr. C. R. Sawyer his physician,
the president Rreeted scores, of the!
patlents and asked them what could
be done to make them more comfort
able. In a short talk hel,told patients and
nurses that he wanted to see a gov
ernment policy that should fully rec
omiize what the soldiers gave to their
country, and in another speech he
praised services of the women in win
ning the war.
The question of proper hospital fa-
cilit.es fr wounded soldiers is one
which has been much in Mr. Harding's
mind and yesterday he asked about
many details of hospital administra
Among other things he studied the
Vocational training system for the ! examined with the ft friend
wounded, and Mrs. Harding bi ought t ly .te? , ... , 1U
away a a souvenir a hammered silver f
jewel case made and presented to her
by Private Joseph yurkunski. j
To wounded men with whom they
talked the Hnrdings extended the hos
pitality of the white house.
m In one of his talks. Mr. Harding re
called the, example of a civil war vet
eran he had known, who despite the
loss of loth arms and one leg always
kept talking cheerfully of the future.
"I offer to you men." he continued,
"that same compensation. 1 am sor
ry .the burden has come so hard to
you, but you may be sure the govern
ment never will be unmindful of you."
In h.'s second speech tho president
declared the work of women ranked
as the greatest service ever rendered
by the $ex to humanity.
"The greatest thing woman has done
won -the fulfillment of her part In the
winning of the war for civilisation. 1
know It is the tribute that has been
in the hearts of the men in the armed
forces who felt you ministered unlo
them as only angels of God Almighty
couhl minister,'-' he said.
CHAMBERLAIN WILL BE
LEADER OF UNIONISTS
SUCCEEDING A. B. LAW
LONDON", March 21. (lT. P.)
Austin Chamberlain was unanimously
elected leader of the Unionist party,
succeeding Andrew Ronar Low, who
HEART STOPS BEATING
FOR FOURTEEN HOURS 1
THEN RESUMES WORK
GENEVA, March 21. (A. P. A j
case of a man's heart ceasing to beat i
14 hours and then resuming is re-i
ported from Perne. where the Rev. !
Pandenbacher. aged 50, after being
rfleiltr Huelura ,lnrl m.Mnnlv
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Ho has been suffering from heart
j trouble and fell senseless Friday. His
j 1'ii.vai. imm isk.uvu n mc-mii ..viiii imp, j
larrangenient were mane lor the funer
al and his eulogies published. The
The funeral has been postponed In-
HOW U. S. NAVY PLANS TO MASS
p Ac pre
r " "t- ai.
REVISION OF RAILROAD
LAW WILL BE FORCED
ONTO NEW CONGRESS
WASHINGTON, March 21. t7. P.
A "revision of the rale-making pro
visions of the Esch-Ctimmings railroad
law will probably be forced on to the
new congress, railroad experts bellev-
n T... .1 wa.'taiH Wilt Ha Atk-
pends on the decision of the supreme
court in the case brought by Wiscon-.
sin and 42 other states, which attacks
the constitutionality of rate provisions
under the present law.
WILL BE COURTESY ONE
PARIS. March 21. (A. P.) The
Petit Parisien declared today the mls-
s'on of former Premier Vlviani to the
tT. S. must be purely a matter of cour
tesy as no expert accompanied him.
It forecasts the, line he will take if
President Harding should question
him concerning the League, of Na
. "He will set forth that France can
not conceive of any future agreement
that does not take the Versailles trea
ty as its bate and the patt of the
league of nation, which Is lneparnsnns
League of Nations, which is insepar
able from it," the paper asserts. "If
the U. S. desires to modify the pact
in accordance with President Hard
ing's ideas, its proposals will natur-
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,hat America should keep aloof f.r
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IWUIIIIK CO cyoie Hi our diuis, oiia ymti
do it only by ratifying, with the res
ervations she Judges necessary, the
treaty of Versailles with the pact of
the League of Nations.
EXPLOSION OF GRAIN
ELEVATOR HAS BEGUN
CHICAGO, March 21. (IT. P.)
The state began a thorough investi
gation of the explosion of the Armour
srain elevator at South Chicago,
which is known to have cost the lives
of two persons, and possibly four
more. The blast, caused by spontane
ous combustion, shattered windows
within a radius of B0 miles. The grain
loss is estimated at a million.
, LONDON". March 1. tlT. P.l Cas
ualties in a wirespread Sinn Fein of
fensive on the crown forces Saturda
reached a total of 2 dead and one
missing, it was announced. Eleven
soldiers and 15 Sinn FViners were
killed. Fifteen soldiers and seven re
publicans were wounded.
srPKRVlSORS I NDKIt
NEW CODE NAMED
OLTMPLV. Wash., March 21. F.
K raPe, state fire warden, has been
appointed supervisor of forestry hy O
Scott, director of the department
rnservation and development tin-
id(.r 1ne administrative code. Marvin'.
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nasc, scale nyiiinuio.- engineer, win
he supervisor of hydraulics. Fred Ad-
Bms. supervisor of the Columbia basin
purvey, and Dr. Solon Shedd, stipervis-
op qj geology.
S YANKS Mi l ED IN
WRECK IV GERMANY
PARIS. March Jl. Three soldiers
of the American army of occupation
were killed near Welssen Thnrrnt Oer
niany, when the automobile in which
they were riding was struck by a train
according to a dispatch from AUyonce.
are to he enlarged and strengthened. The
Pi fi t IP lfrivinff OI.IV a feW fighting 1
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ORIGIN DAMAGE THE
LOU PiNSON HOME
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Wrecked and All
Goods Destroyed by Fire.
The home of J. E. Lou Pinson. 109
West High street, was wrecked and all
their furniture and household goods
destroyed by a fire of unknown origin
wh'ch broke out yesterday morning a;
8:30. The loss is estimated at $S,000
and uras partially covered by insur
ance. .Mrs. Pinson was in the dining room
of her home when she heard a small
explosion. Rushing to the back of the
house, she discovered it in flames
which were spreading rapidly. By the
time the fire department, summoned
by a phone call from Mrs. Pinson.
could reach the spot, the building was
in a blaie and it was Impossible to sa
either house or contents. The struc
ture still stands but is a complete loss.
Hardwood floors and new electric fix
tures had been added to the house a
few weeks ago.
How the fire started is a mystery
There was no gasoline or other explo
sive in the house, yet Mrs. Pinson dis
tinctly heard aji explosion. . It is
thought that the fire may have started
from spontaneous combustion.
- WILLIAMSON, W" Va., March 21.
(A. P.) The jury today acquitted
the sixteen Mateawan residents tried
for the killing of Albert C. Felts, a pri
vate Vetective. In the street battle at
Mateawan lat May.
The m-n were charged with the
murder of Albert Fells. The jury re
turned the verdict at 11:20. after he
ing out ance 5 p. m. Saturday. The
deferdants received the news without
any emotion. The courtroom had
previously been cleared of spectators
to prevent any possible demonstration
when the Jury's decision was rendered.
The triul grew out of the shooting of
seven detectives assigned to the dis
trict during the mine strike troubles.
STAGE CRASHES INTO
REAR END OF TRUCK;
IS HURLED 15 FEET
SEATTLE, March 21. (f. P.V
Crashing into the rear end of a tuck
near Tuirkwllla late last night, a
ercwded Tac-oma stage was hurled 1 5
feet across the Tacoma highway, in
juring ixti-en, but not fatally.
WEATHER ON FIRST
DAY OF SPRING IN
NORTHWEST IS VARIED
PCRTI-AND. Marc h I. ( I". P.)
The firt clay of spring was greeted in
northwest with varied weather.
Portland. Tacoma and Seattle report
ed balmy sunshine. Spokane a light
snow and Eugene cloudy and coo!.
Other sections of the country greet
ed the spring's debut as follows:
ltenver Mild temperature and
St. I .outs Blustering wind and rain.
Kunsus City Chilliest wuather In
St. Ian! Clear and cold.
1 lulls ns polls Ruining.
San Francisco Cold wave.
Was Charged With Making
False Affidavits on Citizen
ship Application of Etheridge
ENGLISHMAN BY BIRTH
HEAD OF BONDING HOUSE
Now Faces Trial Charged With
Absconding Money Before
Fij-m Went to Wall in Smash.
POliTLANO. March 21, l'. P.)
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Brothers, charged with making falsa
affidavits on the citizenship applica
tion of John U Etheridge. Etheridge,
an Englishman by birth, after obtain
ing his papers, became president of
the Morris Brothers. He now faces
trial charged with absconding with
$100,OUO Just before his firm went to
the wall In a sensational smash affecf
ing 3S00 investors throughout the
TRAMNO IX tt lll'AT
IlKlsK I)I UIfi LAST
WI'.KK J.V THE DAI.I.KS
THE DALLES. March . 21. After
holding their wheat through a winter
1 " " l' L i v , liu,iiii5 HQ, j u miner
brisk last week, and several carload
lwere ""Us""' y independent buyer
for Knnrt thrmirrh Portland at nrtea
I netting the growers on the average
jl. 18 a bushel.
the millers, and all the transaction
reported recently have been In export
grades of wheat.
POLICE MAKE SEARCH
FOR MISSING DOCTOR
PORTLAND, March 21. (U. P.)
The police are searching for Dr. Jef
ferson M. Fenton, a leading Portland
ptjysician and a member of a pioneer
family, reported today by associates as
missing for a week. Foul play or an
accident is feared.
FIRE DESTROYS ILL;
NO LIVES WERE LOST
XEYV WESTMINSTER, B. C. U.
P.) Property worth a million and a
half was wiped out by firs which de
stroyed the concentration mill of the
Home Sound Mining company at Brit
annia Beach. No live were lost. The
fire broke out Saturday night and
burned all day Sunday.
I$V WIFE'S GIIOeiT
CHICAGO, March 21. His wife's
"ghost" is worrying Cart Wanderer.
The heretofore imierturbable convict
ed slayesr puces up and down his cell
in "murderer's row" in a highly ner
vous manner. Now and then he stops
and listens for the ghost. The gho.it
has almost become an obsession with
WELL KNOWN PIONEER
Mrs. Robert Lulng, resident of this
county for 36 years and well beloved,
by a host of friends, died today at 1
a. m. at the home of her daughter,
Mi-A. J. M. Hartnett. 03 Thompson
street. Mrs. Laing had heen ailing
for several months and for several
weeks had been bedfast. The funeral
s to be held at i p. in. Tuesday from
the family home at R2t Thompson
street and the service will be conduct,
ed by Rev. g. L. Clark of the Preaby.
tcrian churc h.
Mrs. Laing was born In Kelso, Scot
land May 2a, 184 7 and wa the daugh
ter of Donald uud Agne McDonald.
At tho age of 1 she moved with her
family to New Kcalund where in 1SH
she was married to Mr. Laing. In
lNSrt the family moved to Kansas and
In DIM they came to I'mutllla county
to reside. Mr. Laing was for many
venrs a prominent farmer of thia see
tion and died In July 1919.
. Ten children were born to Mr. ftn
Mrs. Lulng and 14 grand children. tf
tha children seven were 4or In New
Zealand and thre In the I'nited flutes.
All the surviving children are here lu
day, called by the death of the mother.
They are Mrs. J. M. Hartnett, Alfred
Laing, J. T. Lulng, Arthur Laing. U'.
R. laing and Mr. O. D. Roe of Port-land.