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CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, . FRIDAY EVENING, APRIL 8, 1 021.
KING GEORGE CALLS ARMY RESERVES AND VOLUNTEERS TO
ACTIVE SERVICE IN THREATENED INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
THE EAST OREGONIAN IS THEv
Jewett, Spokane, Thinks North
west Farmers Should Affili
ate With New Corporation,
AGENCY WOULD BE KNOWN j
AS U. S. GRAIN GROWERS j
Corporation Would Market Far
mers' Grain ior all Who Pay
fee; Non Stock Proposition.
CHICAGO, April S. (A. !. The
northwest group of mam urn we in
should mhlntaln their present organ
isations which provides tow por cent
pooling contracts, but should sffillate
with the now national cooperative
grain marketing corporation which
adopted the plan of opiionul pooling,
said George C. Jewetl of Spokane,
general monaeer of the nurthern
wheat growers association today,
lilnwtora An- CIiokch.
CHICAGO, April (A. P. Di
rectors of district number one of the
national cooperative grain marketing
corporation, comprising Washington,
Oregon, Idaho and 'alJIoriiln, chosen
today were George t', Jewett of Spo
kane and V.H. Smith of Wawai, Ore
lion. FRED WILLIAMS IS IN
FAVOR OF REHEARING
TELEPHONE RATE CASE
8AI.EM. April . t A. P. ) Prod
If. WllliamH, chairman of the public
Hervlce conimlrtion today wa on
record for Raylnff he favored a rohear
1 14 K of the telepitone rate cilkc. After
buvinic read Port land's petition, he
favored the, fullent Iuvtatii-'alion. Ilw
wild Canimbwloncr lluclitcl who H
now In Vi)hln(rton. w reported t,
Bl favinir the rehee.il nsr. -
HAVE BEEN REVEALED
NEW YOKK. April S. d'. P.)
neUilis of the allcK-ed "Kltfuntlc con
Kplrury which W. K. I. Xtokes la stild
to have directed nguinsft Mrs. Woken in
hi" divorce Rtilt. were revealed exclu-
nlvely.to the I'nitfd Prew. Martin
W. Littleton, Mrs. ritokes' counsel,
Raid be woidd Introduce cvlder.ee in
hln effort to prove the. followiiiR:
That Btokeit' agent nought to obtain
evidence allowing; .Mrs. S!ok a killed
Joseph H. Klwell, the turfman who
wan murdered In June. That he
Nought to obtain the Identification of
Mm.' Stoke an one of tho "red haired
women" reported us a figure In the
.lames A. Stlllman divorce null. Lit
tleton entphoxUed the "utter ridicu
lousness" of the alleged conspiracy.
KANSAS CITY, April S. fP. P.)
Krwin lie'rodoll, ih draft dodger and
brother nf Orover Cleveland ltnrgdoll,
will file an appeal for a hew hearing on
habeas corpus proceedings for his .re
lease from the Fort L-nvenworth fed
einl penitentiary, according to notice
filed by his attorneys.
Iteported by Major Lee Moorhouse,
urday, light to
iuavy fro: t in
WILL BE ON (TS.FET
1M CIV nmhlTLlO IO rT?I 1T7T?
SOME! GROCERS ARE
SELLING MILK AT
TEN CENTS QUART
POUTLAND, April $. (A. P.)
Distributors today met the
produce; price of ni.'lk to gro
cers, but did not reduce the price
to residences w'.ileh remained
11 to cents a .jtiart. Buinc
grocers urn selling i.illk at 10
ccnin a iiiart.
4, 4 4,
SAN FIIAXCIPCO. April It. (A. P. 1
The steamer illllhlle, ant oinpanii d
by the cru.ser Tacnma nre steaming
up the California count to Sim Pedio,
with her crew In mutiny, nrc.crdlng to
a- message received here. The steam
ier Kitfletfl tl'om Vkw Vnrlt 00 l:irch r.
via the canal. The crew cromprises
about SO men.
HA NKll AXOLSCO, April 8. (A. P.)
The mutiny wtui no serious that the
cruiser Tucomu dent a boarding I ar
ty to.takc possession of the Willhilo.
The mutiny occurred while the vesnei
was off Ui Union, Fab. adore.
JO BE WORKING PRANKS
Organization Was Formed and
Directions Carried Out; No
Sign of 'Shadow' -Discovered
LA CHAM):, Apr:I s. If Mayor
Paker of Portland, wants to catch .lr
Shadow he may have to come to La
Grande und camp for a while. This is
the verdict of some officials who have
j for the past fow ilnys been trying to
run down either crazy man or u
crook, who saw fit to send letteis to
I some of La Grande's prominent ctti-
, ens demanding that money be placed
In a secluded spot at a certain hour
'hi the letters were first received
no one thought seriously of tho matter.
but after considering the general
work of tho ratin character up and
down the coast, local officers decided
It had better be ferreted out if pos
sible. An organization was formed
and directions of "Mr. Shadow were
carried out last night.
The money ordered to be loft at a
certain point Was deposited at the ap
pointed hour and then the vigil began
to locale the "nut" who would claim
the package. No one came and, after
keeping watch over the spot unt!l i
o'clock this momma-, officers decided
that the game was not worth while
and they abandoned further .proced
Writing Not nb'Kn.wil.
The anonymous letters are the inter
esting features of the w-hole matter,
for In writing, or rather printing his
message, the fellow who sought to
shake up the coniinun'ty with anoth
er "Mr. .Shadow" sensation failed to
disguise his writing; So thoroughly
individual nre the marks that already
R( clue Is thought to have been found.
Professional handwriting experts wl'l
he consulted nt once nnd a number nf
documents offered for comparison
(hat may lirinsr out some .light on the
situation and finally locate the guilty
For fear there might have been
something to the matter and that Ii
Grande was being infested with some
high-up coast crooks thn city has
been put under extra police force and
the stranger who loiters nround will
be compelled to give an account of
himself without much deliberation.
HOUSE VAS WRECKED,
V ANT 01
TACOM.V, April S- (H. P.) Suf
fering wllh painful Inluries, a servant
girl in I be family of Walter Macqunr
rio Is recovering today, while Mrs,
Maequnri le iind five children are un
harmed, following the coilup-'e of tluir
beach home at Dashpoint late yestcr
'Ia'. The boiae was being raided on
jael.s, preraratory to moving wben
IIih suptorting timbers gae way. The
lioti'-e w is rrnsbed to the beach coin
I Ictely UcinollilicU.
There is General Feeling of
Confidence as to Future of
Gold, Silver and Other Fields
CHK'AOO. April 8. (P.obert B.
Thornzruchy, I'. P. Htaff fornspon
dent) Metul mlnirts; lnilusry will be
"on its feel" within Klx months. This
belief wan expressed by John ff.
iiurns, secretary of,the American mln
ini? congress, in an interview with the
Pnlted press after returning; from a
tour of the leading" mining: districts.
"Paralysis of the industry have cost
countless millions," Burns said, "but
there l a Kcnciul feeling of optimism
and confidence now as to future of
Hold, silver, copper, lead, and 'sine
fields". The mo;t encoiini(rini; Infor
mation, Hums said he obtained way
of the gradual increase in labor effi
ciency. ATTEMPT IS MADE TO
OMAHA, April 8. (P. P.) An at
tempt to poison JudKc Kobert 8. Lov
ett, chairman of the I'nion Pacific
system directorate, was revealed when
a maid employed at the FontcneUc ho.
tel told Detective Ooptnin Van Onsen
that she had been offered 1500 by a
foreigner to slip poison Into a glass of
water and serve it to Lovett.
PROPOSALS ARE LOOKED
FOR FROM GERMANY!
P.UllS, April 8. (A. P.) U Is
seml-off Icially suited that a fresh re
parations proposal is expected from
Germany. The allies expect to deliver
an ultimatum to Germany at the ex
piration of the time limit set fdr the
payment of the twenty billion gold
marks on May first. ,
BERGDOLL WILL BE
HT BACK TO U. S.
WASHINGTON, April 8. (U. P.)
"liergdo1 will le brought back," is
predicted by Representative Kahn of
California, chairman of the house mil
itary affairs committee. He said be
would Introduce a resolution Monday
demand'ng an investigation of the en-j
He will also demand the return of
Pergdoll. Kaon also gave praise to tbej
government policy as was first a".-
nounced exclusively by the United i
Press, to bring back from Germany j
the millionaire draft dodger. "Perg-1
dollcan not get by with h i insults to
this country, with his idea that there
is one rule for millionaire slackers and
another for poor ones." Kahn said.
"He must be punisned nnd the cloud
banging over the way he'escaped from
this connfry must be cleared up."
A drop of two cents is found In to-,
day's grain prices. May closing at
tl. 34' nnd July at $1.1 1 3-4. Y ester.
day. May grain closed nt $1.36 and:
July nt $1.13.
Fololwing nre the quotations reeeiv.
ed by Overbeds & Cooke, local brok
Open. High. Low. Close
Mny l.J 1.36 94 1.36 4 1.34
July -.12 1.14'i 1.11 H 1.11 i
MAPl.i: SI 'GAR Rl SlJJYi:.
WASHINGTON, April (A. P.)
A lake of maple syrup 14S.U00 gal-
ilons of Itenough to float thousands ;
I of griddle cakes, was stored up from
i.h.-. ,..- in i e warrnouse 01 nmpie
,,eu,i ...... , uenm.s worn u,e i
mireau or i rop iwtimatcs matte a
survey fills spring.
The report nb-o supplied rocks for
the maple sugar bike in the form of
SI R hfl.l pounds of maple sugar. Alto-
gether there was the einivalent of 1
1 500.(100 pounds of the sugar stored)
insvay ami yet tms was only four per
cent of the 19S0 production.
Had not another shortage of ran
uluti'd sugiir been feared, it is not
llkeb- that this much would have been
icarried over, the Department of Agrl-
cull ure says. With reports from the
jinnplo forests promising a banner year
jfor the production rf the better half
jof "hot cr'kes," those places where
ithe ru-n tosses 'em around on the
;;:rriiLllo In the front window ought to
show liurc:ied business m'xt fall at
VklUIII UIIWI III I II1UU
IN WHEAT MARKET TODAY
"HW IlLUULILLf III
First Result of Visit Gocern
ment Plans Close Co-operation
With American Program
FRANCE WILL GlVE HER
SUPPORT TO AMERICA
This Will be Apparent in Amer
ica's Demand That She Take
Part Mandates Assignment.
PAWS. April S. (Webb Miller. V.
P. Staff Correspondent.) -France will
support the American claims to a
voice in the final settlement of war
problem, was semi-officlally announc
ed today. This support will be par
ticularly apparent In America's de
mand that she take part In the assign
ment of mandates over the former
German territories. The announce
ment indicated that Ilene Yiviani's
mission to the Cnited States had re-
suited in the readjustment of Frame's
j policy toward America. As the first
; result of Vlviani's visit, the trovern
! merit Is planning the closest coopera
tion with the American program.
FOUND III DIVORCE CASE
Father of Homer Ross, Young
Husband, is Employed on the
Barrett Ranch Near Athena.
PORTLAND, April 8. l". P.)
Pathos and humor were quaintly mix
ed in the divorce suit of Lucllie Koss,
age 15, against Homer Kots. also 15.
who I. alleged to be the "caveman
type of husband." The wife recites in
the complaint that "on numerous oc-'
caslons he ficw Into a rage and told
the iluintifsf to go "go to hell." also
that be did "ycek the company of
other women in preference to her."
The court suspended' judgment on the
divorce to look, up the guardian for
Has llocn .Married ,"0 Days.
The defendant, appearing before
Circuit Judge Tazwell, stated Ms de
sire to contest the suit, principally to
clear his good name. He was, -how
ever, he asserted, handicappel by the
fal.t that his total resources were only
$1.70 and he "could-not get a lawyer
to work for him" Tor that amount
Moss has been married 30 days.
I'allicr Works at Athcnn
PORTLAND, April 8. (U. P.) C.
1. Itoes, Homer's father is employed
on the llarrett ranch at Athena near
Pendleton. "1 told Homer to be good
Mo you, dear." he wrote Lucille in a
! letter which is now In tho court. "I
;told him you were a good girl and he
I answered that be loved you and 1 peed
l.ucille's attorney is trying to get
Homer's faCtcr to permit the appoint-
mint of a local guardian tot Homer
'so the case can proceed,
SAYS HE IS KENT
IU-FFAI.O, API tl S. f 1". r.)-"Ho
Is innocent. Ho whispered tn nie In
the district attorneys office-, "Don't
vHie-.e tV.nt Klwell story; I'm inno-
ifPTi'.'' Mrs. lttv rnri's- thf uif nf
,hp ',., whl1 co"nft.ssril he was one ot
tlu two paid assassins In the nmrdei
of j0Ppn R Klwell. n wealthy New
Vork turfman, made this statement to
the Cnited Prers. Vouiig. smiling a no
pretty, not nt all nervous, she coolly
dlsmused her husbands confession
L fabrication of disordered mind. "H
lg nt g,,m , jusl crai5v .. she
DEATH OF 9 YEAR
OLD CALIFORNIA LAD
L'lS AN'-.HT.ns. April S. (I
P.) The police are Investigating
the dcaih of Hiram Vaush. the
9 year old school hoy of W.-nts,
near here. Henrv liws, need 11
is held for Investlgat on, follow-
Ing a Hsht between the two prior
to Hiraius death.
-xr a r w
. WKSIjKY BAHIIY
A man stopped to watch a red-headed newsboy a Areet scrap He went
o er and tapped the kid on the shoulder. "Come with me. bnv." the man. said
The man was Marshall Neilan. The boy was Wesiev B-irry Xeii-in out
The boy in pictures. Now, at 13, Wesley Parry earns J1000 a week One of
his best natural properties is a mess of freckle?. '
'FUNNY FEET' MIGHT
SHUFFLE TOWARD ALTAR
LOS ANGELES, April 8. (V.
"P.) Charlie Chaplin's "funny
feet will again shuffle toward
the altar, according to persist
ent rumors in . studio circles.
May Collins, a seventeen-year-old
Broadway beauty, is the wo
man, according to reports which
neither Chaplin nor Miss Col
The annual Junior class play will be
presented in the high school audi
torium this evening. The curtain has
been scheduled to rise at 8 p. m.. The
second performance will be given to
morrow evening but will not begin tin-
in a:au Hint i ne uusmts iieupie'wui
he piven a chance to witness the pro
duction. Reserved Feats will he on
sale nt the Thompson Lrug store to
morrow. 'Green Stockings." is a comedy in
three act; by A. E. V. Mason. Did yoti
ever see the states of confusion that
may come of writing love letters to
'mapinary prospective husband? Adtl
to thia fact that a man oC the name of
your prospect dnes exist and receives
the letters sent to him. He reads the
notice of his death in France, in one
of the fotemost papers of Kntsland,
"Killed in Action; Col. John Smith,
Field Force." He decides to pose as
the dear friend of Col. mllh, and pay
a visit to hh; fiancee of imagination.
Confusion changes to chaos; things be
come more and more tanKhd. If yo
relieve in an ase limit to matrimony,
if you dwi't believe imaginary people
mnttTialize, if you don't believe it is a
real play, then com
tins evenine- and
bee the play rani be convinced.
The east, has been excellently chosen i
with Miss Ada St. Peter as conch
a splendid performance- is looked for j
ward to. The character work is es- !
pecially applaudable in the play ami :
the character urtists are receiving aj
reat deal of comment on their work.!
The h:xh school orchestra under the!
direction of H. A. McDonald will playj
several selections during: the evening.
The cast which will apear this even-
injf is as follmvs:
C?lia Furady-1 Miss Huth Pnow.
Colonel V'mtth Shirley Havel.
rhyliis Farady Miss fcldna Murphy.
James Kaleigh Millard Kennedy.
Mrs. Uockinsham Miss Marguerite
j) obhy Trarer Kirhard Lawrence.
Aunt Ida Miss Irva Hale.
Wi'liam Farady Fred Horhman.
I Ijidv 1 renchard Miss Kmilv Dohn
icn. Henry Steele Claude Snow.
Adgiiral (Irice Pyron Warner.
.Martin Charles McLean.
I Largest lltrnllmc-iu I..peitcd.
' The largest attendance 1 the his-It-ny
of the I'niversity of Oregon will
; mark the two summer terms that will
, be given in Portland n:i on the eajn-l
jus at K'ugene. nci'ord ug to liirl Kil -
Patrick, general director, to whom
many middle western and eastern as
well as Oregon teachers have announc-1
ed their intention to attend. The sum-
iner terms start June 20 and close July
J. , '
WAY TO FAME.
Oil IfUOl SCHOOL
Fres. Prosser of Dunwoodie
Institute Declares Plan
of High School Excellent.
Commendation of the work that is
be.ng done In the vocational and in
dustrial department of the Pendleton
' high school was expressed in no in-
certain terms by President Prosser- of
J Dunwoodie Institute at an address
given by him at the convention of the
educational leaders of the Inland Em
pire association of secondary schools
and colleges which was held recently
President Prosser is head of the
Dunwoodie Institute which is located
at Minneapolis, and he is recognized
as one of the leading men in the vo
cational branch of education. Ho is At a formal meeting of the cxecu
generally credited with having written , tive eommittee of the Umatilla rapids
the Smith-Hughes Act the provisions j ,,ower aile association this afternoon
of which govern the high schools of thn B,ata of tbe'mnv to hrine hoiit
the country in this branch of school
,vjii, unu upimuiarx-arry weigai in
the educational field.
Praises Pendleton School.
President Prosser made a careful
investigation of the character and ia
ture of the" work being done here in
the high school, and he made the
j statement that the scope of activities I
covered here fulfills his idea of what
a high school should do. .The depart
i ment is in charge of Orviile G. Reeves.
and about 35 boys are actively engag
ed in studying; the courses offered,
which include carpentry, plumbing
concrete work, forging, gas engines
and machine shop practice.
Several projects In carpentry,
Plumbing and concrete work have al
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lias uroiui iiiiicv.
i M,,i,i f tho ,nn,onnin
accorded to the department, Supt. H.
T. Inlow declared that the ideal ofthis
branch of the school work was to fur
nish a broad general foundation for
men who will be connected with prac
tical farm management.
"It is not the aim of the industrial
course to turn out skilled trades
men." the superintendent said today.
but to develop intelligent learners in ,
several trades in order that they may
be enabled to make a better choice of
occupation. We e.vpect the finishing
touches to be put on a student's train-
; ing either in college, or when be en
j ters a shop, if he elects to enter the
i trade directly."
j lYtlorol t.mcrimient Aids.
' A feature of this bmiah of t luca
.tion.il work Is that ibe federal gov
j eminent furnishes a part of the money
i needed to carry on the teaching, t'n
ider the prescat prov sions of law two
jthitds of the miioont of money spent
I for his ruction is refunded by the fed
I eral liovernimMit. A state director Is
in general supervision of the win.
wcnt Ihi- )rHki Maiden Vovn?
j Pl-IATTLK. April s. 1 1', p. I Th
j sailing time of the steamihip -Wen.
'at-hee's maid-n voyage to the Orient
Was delayed until 5 p. m. l ist evening
1 awaiting the arrival of General Wood,
! who is bound tor tha Philippines uu
STARTS MAY 10
Preparations Are Not Slacken
ing to Have Nation Ready to
Withstand Industrial Tie Up.
AIR FORCES ARE TURNED ;
OVER FOR FOOD CONTROL
Delivery System Will be .Sup
plemented by Lorries . and
Trains Run by Volunteers.
LONDON, April 8. (C. P.) Kin
George called tho army reserves and
volunteers into active service In th
threatened Industrial revolution.' Tho
kings acttoo was caused by the refusal
of the- striking coal miners to renew
their negotiations with the mine own
ers. Strike Will liceln Sunday
LONDON, April 8. (IT. P.) A gen.
eral strike, if ordered is expected to
begin Sunday at midnight. There Is no
slackening In preparations to have tha.
nation ready to withstand the proton,
ed industrial paralysis. The govern,
ments great air forces were ttirned
over to the food controllers to deliver
necessaries from the country to tho
city. Air craft of all kinds will be
("evoted to this work. The delivery
system will Vie supplemented by motof
lorries and trains run by volunteer.
An emergency act is already invoked,
and provides food rationing.
WHI tiion SyniiMitltctlc! Strike ' .
LONDON. April 8. (A. R) Ail sf.
forts by Premier Uoyd George to
bring the miner and mlneowners to.
gether to settle the coal strike having
failed, the miners executives went Into
conference this afternoon with their
Partners in triple alliance, the trans,
port wikers and railway men,, to de.
cide when the sympathetic strike
should begin This preciptates tho
greatest industrial controversy in Eng
land for years.. The announcement of
the decision for the sympathetic '
strike was made by J. H. Thomas lead
er of the railroaders. '
IN SESSION TODAY
hhe development of power at CmatilhC
rapids on the Columbia is being (lis.
cussed. , Among those in attendance
are Judge G. W. Phelps, chairman; C.
I, Hrr. secretary; George Hartman,
Whitney L. Boise,' Ben Stone, D. C.
Prownvll. James' Kyle, Ralph Stan
field, V .B. Cox. Secretary lvnn of the
Valla Walla commercial club, nil
serving as members of the committee
and Vi number of local supporters of
the project. -
Judge Phelps outlined to' the meet,
ing the steps taken to further the pro
ject since the last meeting at Walla
Walla. Correspondence frtun officials
both state and national was rend and
the matter- of further action to be ta
ken was placed, before the commit-
IS CLOSE CONTEST
As far as the Pendleton contestants,
are concerned tf is tho. fur ilmmt i.
neck and neck race between the Wy.
rick and Rstes teams In the county
wide hawk, crow and magie shoot.
I'p to noon today the Myrlck. shooters
had netted a total of 6 points In Pen
dleton while the Estes men had a score
of 7 points to their credit. The Wy.
rick shooters have brought In five
hawks, 1 1 magpies and five crows
while the. Kstes gunmen have netted
:5 crows, 11 magpies and one hawk.
It is the belief of the rival cnyt.iln
that Sunday will see a whole army of
shooters out and that big scores win
be ruu up on either side. ,
P'MITLANP. April 8. (A. P)-
Cuttle are weak, hogs, sheep, eggs sn t
AXC1KNT fllt lK II IK IIVS .
WASHINGTON, April H (A. P.)
St. Paul's parish church In liork
Creek cemetery, erected In 1774 ami
the oldest church In W.mhlngtnn. was
destroyed by fire today together wltH
number of historic relics.