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Coal Miners Stop Work and all
Lines of Industry is Suffer
ing From Fuel Shortage.
MINERS' ALLIES SHOW
TREND TOWARD STRIKES
Movement is Thought to be
Threat to Force Election and
Get Control of Government.
LONDON, April 4. (Ed L. Keen. U.
P. Btaff Correspondent.) Ureal Brit
ain la faced with the greatest crlaia
luce tha rail for the first hundred
thousand In 114. Om million, two
hundred thousand coal mlnera are on
atrlke and Induitlry generally la suf
fering from the fuel ahortaiic. At thej
week-end meetings the minora- allies
ahow a decided trend toward sympu
thetlc strikes. Thla ailuatlon la re
garded aa morn significant than a
mere strike, and thla labor geature la
looked upon aa a threat to force a
general election on the country and
seise control of the government If
C'abbHM llolcla MotlnK.
Government offlclala believed thiaithat I)cba will be pardoned shortly.
activity portended an attempt to Im
pose great eocialhUtc experiment up
on the country. The cabinet met early
before the emergency aeaaion of par
liament opened, when the govern
ment' plana of combatting tho threat
ened attack on Induatry Were to bo
Would Overthrow Covpriimcnt.
LONDON, April 4. (Copyright by
the United Preaa.)--Arthur Hender
son. Great Britain's moat powerful la
lr teaaerchas-vtrWiJMy -itrwuwMred
Lloyd-George to a general election on
'the butties raised by the threatened
Industrial revolution In the United
Kingdom. He waa known throughout
the war aa a conservative and concil
iator, Henderson In an exclusive
atatement to the United Trefa, Indi
cated that hla one Idea Is to overthrow
the Uoyd-Oeorge government.
Sailors Ordered lit ltd urn.
LONDON, April 4 (U. P.) The
admiralty has cancelled all furlouahs
and ordered all sailors and officer
who are on leave to return Immedi
ately to their posts auch an action is
very unusoal and may mean the gov.
eminent Intends to use the aallora to
Iteep the essential Industries going In
the event the transport and railway
workers Join the coat -strikers.
HAVE BEEN RELEASED
FROM GERMAN PRISON
COrtLENZ, April 4. (A. P.)-"-Tarl
Neuf and Fran Zimmer. Americans,
released from prison In Itadcn, where
thay had been confhied for their part
In the attempt to arrest Grover C.
Hergdoll, American draft evader, 'ar
A Paris despatch, which tells of the
arrival of Neuf and Zimmer at Cob
lens, nays that according to a Havaa
message from Carlsruhe, It Is under
stooil that the American government
has agreed to pay indemnity to the
girl wounded by a hot fired by one
of the Americans In an effort to Btop
SENDS MEMORANDUM -TO
WASHINGTON, April 4, (A, P.)
The hope that negotiations would be
reopened between derninny and the
allied governments for a new sched
ule of reparations wim expressed In a
memorandum transmitted to Herlin
hv the state department. It was sent
to I x ring Prcsscl, an American high
commissioner, for communication
the German officials.
Reported by Major Lee Moorhouse,
kllllns frost In
RAI'AD CO.' MAKE
'IUIFIMT nr CI OCT
A .atp lll.ll I VI I llltf I
VdV LF OR 1920 TAXES
..gent T. p. o'Prjen. of t
VV. ii. & N. Co. gluddine
hunt of Sheriff Zoe House
Treasurer Grace Gilliam thin
morning by turning over a
Miuther for $122,1 44.50, bring
in firHt hulf of trie tuxea to be
li Id by the railroad company
this year. The toml tux In $243,-
73K.10 but the railroad company
It avuillug Itself of the privilege
iff waiting until fall to pay the
PLEA FOR RELEASE OF
Ylost Conspicuous Case is
. Eugene V. Debs Now in At
lanta Federal Penitentiary.
WASHINGTON, April 4.-MIlay-mond
Clapper, IT. P. Staff Corre.
pondent.) Organised labor has re
newed a plea for the release of poli
tical prisoners. Gompers, bend of
the American Federation of Jjibor,
with a delegation of labor officials vla
Ited the white house and urged Hard
ing to pardon all the persons sen
tenced because of their view on the
war. The moat conHplcuoua cane la
Eugene V. Iel, now In the Atlanta
federal penitentiary. Another dele
gation, conipoaed of socialists are to
call at the white house on the tame
mission April 13th. The Impression la
current in Washington, without a
definite Btntement bearing It out,
fAN FRANOSf'O, April 4. (A- P.)
The body of Mrs. W. W. Washburn,
of Iia Anretea. who wua drowned In
ftlr utrrittti nr th Reamer tioveTitwf"
off rolnt Wilson Thursday night, wga
found yesterday on fhtr beach at Whld.
by Iflitnd, Ptiget Sound, according to
wireless advices received by the Marine
Kxchange here luM night.
The ntexaage said the body was tak
en to Coupevllle, Wash.
FAX FRNACI8CO, April 4. (IT. P.)
Fire starting shortly after midnight
and fanned by a heavy wind, practical
ly destroyed the main portion of the
town of Tiburon, on the San Francisco
PEACE INTEREST IS
REVIVED BY VISIT
. OF FORMER PREMIER
WASHINGTON, April 4. (A. P.) -Interest
Irk the administrations attitude
toward peace which was revived by a
visit of former premier Vivian, of
France, was further intensified today
by a aorlea of conferences apparently
to prepare the officials for a decision
on such subjects as a separate peace
resolution and an amended league of
33 KILLED IN MEXICAN
TRAIN WRECK, SEVERAL
AMERICANS AMONG DEAD
EAGLE PASS, Tex.,' April 4. (IT.
P.) Thirty three were killed In a col
lision of a freight and passenger train
25 mlloa west of Monterey, Mexico.
The meager reports said there were
some Americans among the dead.
1IVKII 'IS AT WOI1K
PAN FHANCISTO, April 4 (A. P.)
Reports were received by the Murine
Exchange earlier today stating that a
I diver was working In the vicinity of
the Governor to aicertaln, If possible,
how the ship is lying, and the extent
of the damage as indicated by the size
of .the hole In her hull
3 MEN IN HOSPITAL,'
3 MACHINES WRECKED
RESULT OF ACCIDENT
PORTLAND, April 4. Three
niertnre in the -hospital and
three machines are -wrecked as a
result of a spectacular down-
town smash. The Injured aro
D. W. Bowes a realtor, who may
lose his eye; T. J. MeCord, a San
Francisco salesman, had irlass4-
.lrivin Into his hend. nn.l R w.
Cowcll, a garageman. The'
coune in which the trio were rid-
Ing collided with a big touring
car which careened off . and
wrecked the. , third machine
which was driven by W. 1.
Knapp. The driver of tho big
car abandoned hla machine and
escaped. Witnesses aid the
first two automobiles collided
lit 30 miles an hour.
ILL FATED GOVERNOR WHICH MET WITH ACCIDENT
RKATTI.K, Wash., April 4. Ten persons are known to be missing from
M.nk after be'ng'rammed by the shipping board freighter. West Hartland.
bnortiy after the common, the boilers on the Governor blew up and ahe sat.k. one hour and eleven minutes after
.?JinVern"r W'a V" roU,e fr"m pan FYan-lsr' to Seattle, and carried 17 : passengers and a crew of 124.
If Charles Cannot Remain as
King Prefers to Settle in
Country as Private Citizen.
HUNGARY IS NOTIFIED TO
SET HOUR FOR DEPARTURE
Government Fromised Ex-ru!cr
Will Depart Within 48 Hours
From Last Sunday Night.
BUDAPEST, April 4. (A. P.)
Charles told his followers at Steina
maiiger today that he Is unwilling to
leave Hunuary. If he could not re
main as king he would settle in the
country as a private citizen, he de
Would Cancel Safe Conduct.
VIENNA, April 4. (A. P.)-The
Austrian cabinet has notified the
Hunif.'iriiin aovernmcnt that unless an
early hour is set for the certain
purture ot ex-Kmperor Charles, the i ne contest is to continue tnroupii
Austr.an government would cancel h!s j out the week and as both captains
safe conduct; This evoked a promise )
from Hungary that Charles would .
leave the country within 4S hours !
from Sunday night. j
ArranppinrjitN Arc Completed.
LONDON, April 4. (U. P.) For- j
mer Emncror Carl returned to Swltz-
erlund today, according to British for-1
Dign office advices. The reports said
the negotiations with Austria nnd.i
Switzerland to arrange for
conduct were rumple. ed.
Surfi'ruiK from Fever.
SXEN AM ANGER, April 4 (A. P.)
Former Emperor Churles is ill with
bronchitis. He is suffering from fe
ver and i having nervous couching
attacks, according to a bulletin issued
today by bis Budapest physicians. The
bulletin say she Is obliged to remain in
', ii'o Information' Known. -
MADRID, April 4. (A P. )' Span
ish authorities are still without au
thoritative Information concerning the
plans of former Emperor Charles, but
officials assert there is no likelihood
of any steps being taken to offer him
asylum in Spain.
CLUE TO ROBBERY PLOT
TACOMA, April 4. (U. P.) Dep
uty sheriffs are seeking a clue to the
apparently carefully laid robbery plot
believed to be behind the- brulal ninr
Ider of Henry Bacon, a Northern Pa
'cific employe. Bacon's battered body
was found In lied In his room near
1 Wipont, water station yesterday ev
ing. Entrance was gained throueh
the window and all the doors padlock,
d on the outside. He had been miss
Ing since Friday.
TUHKS ARE ADVANCING.
CONSTANTINOPLE. Apr. l 4. Th
Greek ornjy w hich has been operating 1
against Eskisbehr has been driven j
hack behind the tfrusa luw eav off -
clal reports, inn Turkish national-
Ists are advancing energetically. I
PRATTLE. April 4. (U. P.) Adc-
'Itutte canning facilities this year for
SO, 000 berry growers In Oregon and
Washington is promised by the local
capitalists interested in the 10,000,O00
canning and preserving corporation
launched In Portland last week. The
NUMBER OF BIRDS DiE
AS RESULT OF DRIVE
Adverse Weather Conditions
Served to Dampen Some 'of
Local Shooters Enthusiasm.
Adverse weather conditions served
to dampen the enthusiasm of local
shooters in the opening of the war on
crows and maspies yesterday morn
ing. Captains Estes and Wyrick re
port much interest manifest but few
birds killed. Estes reports 20 crows
killed by himself and Lieutenant
Baum for the East Enders. while Wy
rick reports 11 crows and one magpie
dp-)"" the west fcmlers.
nave now periecteu tneir organizations
throughout the county It is expected
'"i" Ihe ranks of the feathered pests
wl" b6 seriously decimated during the
remain ng seven nays. r
Captain Estes and Lieutenant Paum
I made a tmir of tle East End towns
yesterday and report the appointment I
of the following lieutenant.- Athn
Omar Stevens and Marion Hansel!
Weston. James Rice; Freewater, Bevitt jluum7 ""K"1 'TK'' i-'""
Sanderson: Milton. Clive Cheshire:! maUcr of repartions, should the I ni-
Helix, Fred Moes;' Mission, D. C.
Powman, . . - . . r -'
Cnp'ain Guy B. Wyrick reports the
following lieutenants for .his s'de:
Echo. Carl Gilbert. Asa B. Thomson,
and Ralph Stanfield; Stanfield, James
Kyle and E.AV. Snrth; Hermlstnn. H.
E. Hltt: Pilot Rock, George Carnes
and E. B. Casteel.
These men al e now- marshaling their
Helix, Fred Moes:' Mission. IX c!a "taies iieciare a separate peace.
forces preparatory for a smashing j
drive on nil the various salients of the
battle front.. If reports hrought back I
by the few hunters out yesterday ore!
to be believed the maspies have gone'
Into retirement, and it will be neocs-j
sar.v to rout them out of hidden
MODEL OF CROIX DE
GUERRE IS CONFERRED .
ON CITY OF ST. MIHIEL
ST. MIHIEL. France, April 4. (A.
ji .- -Ine crolx de iruerre today was1
..,., re., on n. .iun.fi, scene ot a. LONDON" April 4. (A. P. Prince
successful three-days' action by thejAll,,reas ot Gwce. a brother of Kins
rtinpinan troops miring tne war. ine
ceremony was attended by prominent
French and American clctizens. 'Col
onel U. John West represented the
HEAVY FROST DOES
"r-rYRD, (). Al,ri, 4 (tr j, .)
The Rogue river vallev
danaered when the lemnerature sionrf.
ily declined fron-7S degrees Friday to
24 .degrees this morning. The dam-
are Is .stliiwiio.i k..i
Is hardy. Orchardists fear tho killing'
frost which is predicted for tomorrow. I
among the survivors of the lll-fnted Admiral
stabilization of markets by a powerful
distributing alliance, which will reach
l.'i.l'OO wholesale grocers in the coun
tiy, which will mean an increased
prosperity to countless northwest ber
ry growers, is assured. The value of
the Industry to Oregon and Washing
ton alone will amount to $20,000,000.
FORMER PREMIER IS
PLEASED WITH POLICY
OF UNITED STATES
Germany Must Accept Full Re
sponsibility for War and Pay
Liabilities to Full Extent.
WASHINGTON, April 4. (A. P.)
Rene Viviani, envoy extraordinary
of France, conferred today with Sen
ator Knox of Pennsylvania and took
occasion, it is understood, to express
appreciation of the policy of this
country as stated by administration
officials, that Germanv must accept
full responsibility for the war and pay
her liabilities to her full extent.
State department officials said no
notes had been dispatched to Ger
many outlining this position and point-"
ed out that Inasmuch aa a state of war
technically exists, no notes could be
In discussing the situation as af
fecting France, however. M. Viviani
Is understood to be taking cognizance
of the utterance of administration of-
Ilculla maaeoctear mai u
cu.' our lena greatly to nispct me
possibility of any embarrassment his
ne is also understood to nave in
formed Senator Knox that, any such
declaration as contained in his reso
lution for terminating the war and
stating in substance that tho United
States would view with grave con
cern a war involving the peace of
Europe, would do much to relieve the
'anxiety of the French people.
Turks Aho Assert That General
' Who Commanded Greek At
tack Was Killed in Action.
Constantine. died from wounds receiv
ed In fighting near Brusa, says a Con
stantinople dispatch. The Turks also
assert that General Machipoulos, wtio;
commanded the Greek attack upon :sS. March 11 to visit his mother. Prin
the Turkish nationalist on the Brusa cess Anastasia. who is ill at Athens,
front, was killed in action. I covered tho latter part of the journey
Was With Asia Mtiior Army.
ATHENS. April 4. (IT. P. Prince
Andrew was Ss years old. Since the
onstantine to the throne.
been with the Asia Minor
army as his brothers personal repre
niTTF.lt TAKKS SLIGHT WHOP,
PORTLAND, April 4. (A. P.)
Cattle and hosrs are weak, sheep are
slow, eggs are irregular. Bids rang-
friun 18 to 22 cents and the selling
pr ce was unchanged.
Butter ia four
Line steamer Governor, which
AS TO CAUSE OF
Finding of Body of Wreck Vic-;
tim K tanrlinrt I inhf : , Hes and permit Germany hopefully to
unite oianaing ugni in;renew it8 producUve actlvitl
Aftermath of Sea Disaster.
TAKES WITNESS STAND
Said West 1 Hartland's Signal
Answered by Three Blasts
. , From Steamer Governor.
SEATTLE, April 4.t-(U. P.) In
the resumption of the inuuiry to fix
the blame for the sinking of the Gov-j
ernor lh finding ,f th hoili- nf Mrs.
W. N. Washburn, Jr., and ihe state
ment by Quartermaster Lane of the
West Hartland. were the standing high
lights in the aftermath of the sea dis
aster. "Captain Allen sighted the
Governor" Lane said and "he said, 'I
wonder what that fellow is going to
do?' Our whistle gave one blast and
was answered by three from the Gov
ernor. This meant the Governor was
trying to get out of our way. It took
one minute to reverse cur engines to
full speed astern and we struck the
Governor with a crash that sent our
prow far into her side. The fact that
the West Hartland's steering gear was
not of the best had nothing to do with
the disaster." Captain H. H. Marden,
the pilot of the Governor, who said he
mistook the West Hartland lights for
shore lights, also took the stand to
day. ATHENS, April 4. (A. P.) Wm.
R. Leeds, son of- Princess Anastasia of
Greece, who arrived a few days ago by
airplane to visit his sick mother, has
become engaged to Princess Xenia, 17
years old, second daughter ot Grand
Ouchess Marie and Niece of King
Constantino, it was learned yesterday.
The marriage will take place in June
and the couple plan to reside In Amer
ica. I'eds proposed the day after his ar
rival, It Is understood. "Princess
Anastasia opposed the union at first,
on account of her son's youth, but fin
leds is 19.
Heir to $7,000,000
AViHiam B. I-eds, who left the U
by airplane. Early In life he was tni
delicate health, but hla mother took
him to Switaerland in IMS, where ap
parently his condition Improved. His
father, Wm. B. Ieds. died In Paris in
1S08. Ha is reported to hav be-bo-"s
mother was the daughter of the
late W. C. Stuart of Cleveland, from
whom she Inherited $14,000,000.
Before going to Switserland, the boy
spent three years at the Montclaro
academy. Montclare, N. J. The boy
was under the constant care of a gov
erness a detective and a staff of servants.
German Communication Says it
is Clear to Government That
She Must Make 'Reparations.
OF UNBIASED EXPERTS
Is Willing to Make Reparations
to Limit of Her Ability But
Wants Limit Determined.
WASHINGTON, April 4. (A. P.)
A formal atatement ot ' the United
States as to the German reparations Is
contained in an exchange of commu
nications with the German govern
ment made public today by the slat
department. The German communi
cation frsm. Dr. Simons, the German
foreign minister, of March 23, Mated
it was entirely clear to "both the go
einment and the people that Germany
must make reparations to the limit of
her ability to pay, but sought an ex
amination of unbiased experts to de
termine the extent of her ability. Sec
retary Hughes in reply stated the
United States government recognises
in Simons' memorandum a sincere de
sire to reopen negotiations with the al
lies on a new basis and hopes that
such negotiations once resumed, may
lead to a prompt settlement which
will satisfy the Just claims of the al-
MAY WHEAT UP ONE .
---CENT; JULY IS DOWN
An Increase of one cent In the price
of May wheat over Saturday's prica
and a decrease of one cent h the pries
of Julv wheat over Saturday's price la
noticeable in today's quotations receiv
ed from the Chicago grain market by
Overbeck & Cooke, local brokers. May
wheat closed at $1.38 and July $1.1 1.
Following are the quotations: - ;
High Low Close
1.34 1.35 1.S8H
MIX 1.13 .1.15 -
Wheat Had an indefinite trend,
advancing early on some unfavorable
crop reports over Sunday, decline!
toward midday when rains were re
ported in Kansas and the strength
at the close on good sued export sales. '
The total business for the day wasj
finally placed at about 2,000,000 bush,
els. Local cash premiums were re
duced 1 at 1 1-2 cents on receipts of
51 cars, while outside cash markets
were relatively steady and the south
west said country offerings were much
smaller. The visible supply decreased
2.2SS.OOO bushels to a total of 20,761,
000 against 44.7S7.00S last year. In
terest at the present centers on win
ter wheat crop possibilities and out
look, it is to be expected that bulge
will, prove temporary as domestic
trade conditions are again enhanced
Seattle Ca-h Market.
1 hard white. 1 soft white and club.
112; 1 hard winter, 1 red winter, 1
northern spring. 1 red Walla, 110; 1
Big Bend 1J3.
INM-tlaiMl Cash Market. !
t hard whit;. 1 aoft white, 116; t
vl-ue club 114; 1 red winter, 1 north- '
trade conditions are against enhanced
MILK TAKI-IS SLIGHT DUOP.
PORTLAND. April 4. IV. P.)
Milk prices were cut to 1 1 cents a
quart In the opening gun In the fight
between the Oregon dairytnens leuaue
and the distributors, whom the dairy
men allege have formed Into a "milk
dealers trust." Former prices of 13
and 14 cents, wii:ch Included a one
cent reduction was made by distribut
ors on April 1. According to Mana
ger Hall of the league, the producers
will now offer to the consumers direct
10.0UO .marts dally. '
ECHO CITIZEN MEETS
WITH SERIOUS AUTO
Frank Cunha, prominent Echo
sheepman was seriously Injured
at Echo early Sunday morning.
He was driving acroaa the rail,
road tracks In th town of Echo
ana by mistaking "reverae" for
"low" in his gear shift mechan
ism, stalled his ear on the travail
and was struck by the train.
The car was completely wrack
ed. Cunha was thrown out and
ho seriously injured It Is feared
he may not recover. Me was
taken to Portland on lunl nlght'a
train for treatment.