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DAILY EAST ORECONIAW, PENDLETON, OREGON, ' TUESDAY EVENING, APRIL 5, 1921
TATES (MOT RATIFY TREATY IN M PRACTICAL WAV SAYS PISID
3 Divisions Wede Annihilated;
2 Escaped in Panic Over Des
ert Leaving Trail of Ruin.
MANY HIGH OFFICERS
v ARE LEFT AMONG SLAIN
Word of Losses, Trickling Down
Lines Had Disastrous Effect
on Morale of Greek Army.
FEDERAL POWER BOARD
NEEDS MORE AUTHORITY
CONSTANTINOPLE. April 5. V.
P.) The Greek armies In Aula Minor
lire shattered end routed by the Turks,
dispatches by courier from Hrussa
and Songuldnk showed the Creeks
wero overwhelmed and three divisions
tnnthllatcd. Two escaped in a panic
fllnht over the desert,' leaving a trull
of dead and dying, smashed ivagons,
abandoned gflns, wrecked ambulances
and maimed horses In u flaming ruin.
King's Itmllicr Aiming Slain
Prince Andrew, the brother of King
Constantino and ninny high officers In.
eluding a divisional grneral were ef
among the slain. Word of the loams,
trickling down the linen, had a dls-
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Conatantlnople l wild with Joy.
Everywhere In aoine of the big foreign
colonlea the population Joined -In a
noisy rejoicing over the collapse of the
Clreek Invasion. The bloodiest fight
ing occurred li the northern sector,
where, for a month Greeks have made
ikeady advance a on h- mile front.
Turka weru gradually acquiring am
munition and other supplies by way of
the Illack Sea porta und meanwhile
prepared a counter-offensive.
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CONSTANTINOPLE, April 5. (A.
P.) Greek forcea In northern Asia
minor seem to be In dnnger of losing
KruRxa, upon which city the Turkish
hutlonallHta are advancing. The
flreeka lost over 4.0OD men In the Inst
10 days In the BHkl-Shchr front. laniet
Pnaha the Turkish commander at
Ekl-Hhehr compares the Turkish vic
tory there' to the buttle of the Marne.
He adds he was a student of Marsha!
That I lie federal waler power com
mission Is uuthori'.cd to make such un
investlKutlon as is duxired by tlio
t'lnallllu liujiiilM Power Hite Assocl-
.itlon ,1s. made clear In a letter from
. t Merrill, executive secr'-tury of
he board to Congressman N. J. Kin
lott, a ropy of which has been sent
.y-yVlr. Kin n (it t to Judge Phelps, bead
jf the powerslte tutsoclution.
Hut while authorized to do tills
ork the commission at present Is
tampered by tbo fact no funds are
tvullaole to provide fur the personnel
teediil for such an Investigation, Jt
a explained liy ongressman Kiniiott
vthat the houw conuulttee on wul'-i
power, of which .Mr. Klnnott is a meiu
her, favorably n ported siuh a bill last
month but it Was not udopted. Tin
'ill will be reintroduced but Congress
man Million says there Is opposition
an the part of parties who think the
federal water power hoard Is Iry'.ng tc
uulld up a big bureau.
That the executive secretary, Mr.
Merrill, believes more power should
be glVi.n the commission, Is shown by
the following paragraph from his let
ter to Congressman Siiinott:
"I presume that the bill for amend
ing the water power act and glvlttK the
commission authority to employ per
sonnel will be Introduced In the next
congress. Thla Is something which it
si run, sly needed for we have many In
vestigations of the character of that
of the Deschutta now pending before
the'eommlmlon and involving neveral
millions of horse power und several
million acres of Irrigable land. I'n-
less the commission can have person
nel to undertake this work It must
either Indefinitely suspend action up
on applications lor rower projects oi
act upon them without giving ade
' quale consideration to the direct con
flirt which exists between many of
these powei applications and Irriga
tion Interests In the same localities.".
In a letter to Kenator It. w. Jiitner,
acknowledging receipt of the memo
rial by the Oregon legislature, Mr.
Merrill says that In the event needed
authority is given the commission it
woM be glad to undertake the ln-MfTtrdTl'TfptF'co-oTierntloti
the state of Or gon.
Congressman Sinnot fays he had
not heard of the proposed Junket trip
by the Kecretary of the Interior and
a large party of senators und ron-A
gressmen. He hopes however, that
such a trip will bo made and ts plan
ning to get in touch with Kecretar:
Kali upon the subject.
'LET 'ER BUCK' ViLL
BE TITLE OF COLONEL
Author Returned This Morning
From Lecture Tour Through
Principal Cities of West.
Communication Makes Protest
Against Attitude Taken Re
garding Mandate Territories.
NOTE WAS DISPATCHED
T,0 FOUR COUNTRIES
IT'S UNCLE SAM'S NOW.
"It ' liuck" Is tentatively an
nounced by Colonel Charles Welling- ' ' . '
ton Furlong as the title for his book!
on the Pendleton Itound-l p. which ' Jg Qea 5 SPGCifiCaflV With
will be In the hands of the publishers,! J H ,v,a" '
G. Putnam & Sons, by May 10. Col
oriel furlong, who returned last night
from Kan Francisco, Is hard ut work
on the book,
The book will probably be about
1,0, UM) words In length and will be
fairly profusely Illustrated with photo
graphs. Colonel Furlong, who has an I
Intimate knowledge of the Kound-l'l j
both as a spectator and performer, has 1
alreudy written articles on tho bit!
show which apeared in the World's
Work and Harper's. These will be
used na a basts for the book
Two Points Which Are in
Controversy Between Countries.
FORESTS WiLL BE
Field Bases Will be Established
at Eugene, Red Rluff, Fres
no and Perhaps Walla Waila.
SAN IUECIO, fill., April 6. (A. P.)
Comprehensive plans for the aerial
patrol of national forests In Washing
ton, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Cal
ifornia will be put Into effect on May
1, when filers from tho ninth and 81st
aero equndrons will begin daily trips
over the forests, according to an
nouncement made today by Major R.
W. Kltxgerald, commander of Hock-
wcll field. He received orders today
to ship 20 rriore I0 Havilnnd airplanes
from Itockwell field to Mather field,
Sacramento, for use of the forestry
putrol. The work will he under super
vision of Major Henry II. Arnold, ulr
officer of the ninth corps area.
'Field bases will be established nt
Eugene, Ore.; lied llluff and Fresno,
Cel., and prol.bly Walla Walla, Wn.
WASHINGTON', April 5. (A. L.
Bradford, V. p. .staff Correspondent.)
A new note was sent the principal at
lied powers by Secretary of State
Htights protesting against their attl-
"I plan tin long dissertation on thej'ude on the mandate territories, It la
Round-l p." (Aid Colonel Furlong. "I I " arned. Th! note, It Is stated author
wish rather to epitomize the great out-
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DOOM OF TREATY
Harding, in Unmistakable '
Words, Speaking to Newspa
per Mco,' Made Views Clear.
Pnrle Sam has taken over the Roma, 410 foot dirigible purchased by
the V. P. army from the Italian government. She's shown leaving the
ground,' near Rome, for the first flight In charge of American officers.
(!oor drama: to tell something of its In-
;i ptioa and of the assing of the old
West; to show the part the pioneer
anger played in history as well as how
the sports of the range grew out of the
work of the range; and also how, as
tho old range passes, the Round-l'p l )
tft us a historic peasant of the old
Cmorge Palmer Putnam, a member!
of the publishing firm, formerly re
sided. In Oregon and he is showing a
murked enthusiasm in the book. Col
onel Furlong, Flnce his departure from
Peifdletnn, has been on a lecmre tour
and has lectured on the Round-Cp" In
half a dozen cities in his lecture, "The
.'assing of the Old West.
First Violence Occurred When
500 Miners Overpowered
Guard and Proceeded to
I-fjNDON, April 5. (U. P.) Infor
mal negotiations of settlement with
the Hrltish coal strike are under way,
according to the Manchester Guardian
The newspaper kald the conferences
were begun by trusted Intermediaries
of the miners, owners uud the govern
Drive I'jnployos Away
KDIXHI'RGGH, April 5. tU. P.)
1 The first violence In the Ilrltlsh coal
strike has occurred. Five hundred
miners overpowered the guard at
Harthill collieries, wrecked the plant
and drove away tho employes who
ere endeavoring to pump water from
1 the pits.
Strike Is peforred
LONDON', April 5.- (Kd I.. Keen, V.
r. Staff correspondent.) liritain's
threatened general strike was defer
red, when the transport workers ad-
1 joiirned witliout taking a vote. They
I were called to decide' what action they
would take In supporting the mine
strike. Transport workers considered
only routine busint ss It la reported.
WKATHKR 78i:TAOIN KK
Reported by Major l,ee Moorhouso,
Haionietor, 29. TR.
RELEASE OF DRAFT
WOMEN ARE URGED TO
PRAY LADY NICOTINE
OUT OF EXISTENCE
i.ltively wus dispatched last night. It
Is understood to' have gone to great
Rritain, France, Japan and possibly,
Italy, it deals specifically with tho
two points which are in controversy
between the I'nited States and the al
I. The I'nited States' stand i that
the Island of Yap, an important cable
point iii! the Pacific Ocean, should not
be included in the Japanese mandate
over the former German Island in the
2. The American protest against j
tne ban itemo agreement Between
Great Rritain, and France for a divi
sion of'Oie oil supplies of Mesopotamia
is held under the British mandate.
EX-EMPEROR CHARLES '
HAS RETURNED TO HIS
CHICAGO. April &. (V. P.) Miss j
Bertha Bowninn, the "Lady anti-
Nicotine," called on 600.000 members
of the Women's Christian Temperance
I'nion to pray tobacco out of exist
ence. "It took 40 years of prayer to
bury John Parleycorn," she said.
"Now we are praying Lady Nicotine
will be placed In. the grave next to
SWAT ALL NEEDLESS
HAS BEEN INAUGURATED
UNlON, April 5. (A. P.)
A "Swat All Needless orna-
nients" campaign has been Inau-
guinted by women's Institutes
throughout Knsland. lis spon-
sors Maim money, time, dusters
and maids tempers will he savea
and neater, 11101 e tasuiy oec.oui-
ed homes will result.
Men Who Came at . Harding's
Request Said They Received
no Indication as to Attitude.
CHICAGO, April 5. V- P.) Three
vre injured when the home of form
er Alderman Oscar De Priest, a negro,
was badly damaged by a bomb. De
Priest said he had received letters re
cently because he had rented his south
side apartments to a negro.
BUDAPEST, April S. (A. P.) Ex-Emperor Charles left Steinamanger at
10:35 today on his way out of Hungary, Premier Teleky announced In the
. Karl Is Rporte! III.
PERNE, Switzerland. April 5. (A. P.) The return of former Emperor
Charles to Switzerland has been postponed because of illness, said to be pneu
monia in both lungs, says an official message. .
The government haa determined to withdraw its permission to Charles to
re-enter Switzerland if the delay continues unduly.
Not Abb- to Taike Journey. ,
LONDON", April 5. (A. P.) A dispatch to the Daily Mail from Steina
manger quotes two physicians as saying both lungs of former Emperor
Charles are. inflamed and that it is out of the question for him to travel for
Think Ilhicsw Is Kakctl
VIENNA, April 5. (A. P.) Diplomatic circles do not credit reports
from Steinamanger that the former ruler has been declared ill by an English
physician, the tpformarion being that he is well as ever.
The steady influx of Hungarian nobles and former officers continues at
Steinamanger and there are reports that royalist demonstrations are being
Vltimatum Kxpurs Thursday.
VIENNA, April 5. tl'. P.) Serbian forces invaded Hungary without
waiting for the expiration of the Little Entente's ultimatum, it is unofficially
reported. The Serbs are said to have occupied Hungary's most Important coal
district in the vicinity of Cinque Chiese and the city of Stegidin. The little
tntente ultimatum on the expulsion of Emperor Carl expires Thursday.
CONGRESS IN PERSON
Not Committed to Any Definite
Program With Action to De
clare State of War at End
CROSS IS RECEIVED BY
THIRTY SIX OREGON MEN
CALLS OX MRS. n i:i)it;
. ASrIINtJTON. April 5. (A. P.)
Kene Vlviani, siiecial'envoy of France, I
accompanied by Ambassador Jusser-
and, called yesterduy upon Mrs. Hard-
lng at the white house and later saw
SALEM, April 5. (A. P.)
Thirty-six Oregon men received
the distinguished service cross
for bravery in battle, according
to compilation by Adjutant Gen
eral White. One received the
congressional medal of honor.
These with those decorated by
foreign governments bring, the
total number of Oregonians dec
orated up to 1ST.
WASHINGTON', April S. (Ray
mond Clapper, U. P. 8taff Correspond
ent.) The doom of the treaty ot
Versailles, so far as the United States
Is concerned, has been pronounced;
definitely by President Harding. la
unmistakable words the president In,
speaking to newspapermen, made It,
clear that he was convinced there-
was no practical way in which tha
United States can consider ratifying
the treaty, Harding denied, however, ,
that he approved immediate action .
pn the Knox peace resolution. . ,
No (kY-astun for Immediate Action. . .
Washington, April &. (A. V.i r .
President Harding is not committed, ;
to any definite program with regrl
to congressional action to declare the,,
state of war with Germany at an end.
He Is understood to feel there Is 09 oc
casion for a precipitate action. The '
president's views are expected to tm
given to congress, which he may ad.- y
dress In person when It convenes. The
president and advisors are growing i
more and iore convinced there is no
practical way to consider the Versail
JUDGE R. S. BEAN OPENS
FEDERAL COURT TODAY
: WITH ONE CASE DOCKED
Trial is Expected to Last
Week, Recess Will be Given
for Jury, to View Premises.'
July wheat dropped four cents In
the Chicago pit today closing at $1-11
while May options declined one and . .
three fourth cents, the closing price ptates Marshal S. F.
Following are the Overbeck & Cook
Co. quotations today:
And When It's All Said and Done-
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' KANSAS CITY. Katis., April 5.
(I.'. P.) KJwin Hcrgdotl'a ap
plication for release from the federal
prison where ho Is serving sentence
for draft evastlon, on a writ ot habeas
corpus, has been denied by Judge Pel-
We d n e s d a y
fair and war
frost In morning.
WHARTON, Tort., April 5. Dam
age estimated at t Ti 0,0 II 0 was done
here when a heavy windstorm swept
cMv during a downnour of rain. I
Ten houses wer demolished nnd 40
. me uamageu. Two people were I
J Jut ed. '
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jjuly .63.i .6414 .63i .634
iMay .3714 .38 .37 H .37
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I Wheat Sentiment early in the day
j was friendly to the buying side and
advanced sharply with offerings light,
j About midday the news took on a
j bearish color, particularly as to crop
Reports and July declined Quickly to a
Jnew low level for the season. Sections
of the south and southwest where rain
jvvas said to be badly needed were bene
fitted by rain last night and again to-;day.-
The export demand showed evi
dence of being pretty well filled up as
the seaboard reported the demand
;s!ow, and a few bid a lower price. Our
Mr. lnglish who is making a trip
through southern Kansas, Oklahoma
and Texas writes that the green bug!
menace has practically passed owavi
and the crop generally Is In excellent
condition. He says many mills have
shut down, not from lack of wheat hut
j because of the absence of flour dc
! maml. This condition exists prac
tically all over the country and is a big
; factor against enhanced prices at this
i Coast Prices
' j Seattle Portland
With but one case on the docket.
Judge K. S. Bean opened thia morning
.the Pendletoif term of the federal
: court, in session at the federal build-
George F. Alexander, United
marshal and E. M. Morton, deputy
clerk of the court, are la attendance,
as ts S. A. Newberry, clerk, of this city.
The case is that of the Dobbin Dtch
Co., Big Bend Water tMtch Co., Silver
Lake Ditch Co., McCubbla V Craig
litch no.,againsi Louis . and lic
ence M. Anderson. The plaintiffs
sees 10 . have the court condemn a
right of way through the Jackson
property, for an Irrigation project.
The plaintiffs allege In their petition
that they offered to pay the defendant
for the laad and their offer was refus
ed. The land is located in Wallowa
county near the northeast corner of
the state, and near a dam which tho
defendants have constructed across tho
Wallowa river. The case was started
in the state courts several years ago
but was transferred to the federal
"courts in IS 19.
Attorneys. Hre For Case
floss & Crowe, law firm of Walla
Walla, represent the" Irrigation Inter
ests, while A. S. Cooley, of Enterprise,
and A. W. Schaup, of Joseph, are at
torneys for the defendants. Trial In
the case is expected to last about on
'week as the plaintiffs have requested
a recess to allc.v the Jury to view tho
1 Hard winter .
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1 Ked Walla . .
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WOKST STOIVM OF YEAR.
IDAHO FALLS, Ida.. April 5. Tho
worst blizzar Uof the year occurred
last night and piled over two feet of
SNOW IN SALT LAKE
OF BASEBALL LEAGUE
1SUXTJVKS Ull L FOIl 7 CKNTS
DUHVQUK, Iowa. April 6. (A. P.)
A bill for seven cent was the return
received by a local trapper whose
catch annually totals a worth while
amount, from a St. Louis fur house
to whom he had sent a shipment of
furs, freight collect. The freight bill
amounted to seven cents more than th
SAN FRANCISCO. April J
(U. P.) In three of the Coast
league cities. San Francisco,
Sacramento and Ix Angeles, the
baseball season got under way 4
th s afternoon. Dot In the
fourth city scheduled for the
opening day game. Suit Laks,
they will have to wait until It
quits snowing. Portland played
at San Francisco, Seattle at Ijm
Angeles and Vernon at Kami,
memo. Tho Oakland team In
waiting at Salt Luke.