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DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, APRIL 13,1921.
RUNTS. Wm flUm FW-flERS Ai MINE OWNERS CANNOT AGREE
WOULD DRfn'G END
TOSTATE OF WAR
Measure is Similar to Thai
Passed at Last Congress
Which Was Vetoed by Wilson
COLOMBIAN TREATY IS
DISCUSSED BY SENATE
Resolutions for Railroad Inves-
tigation Will be Called Up;
: Time Will be Set for Hearing
, WASHINGTON, April IS.
(A. P.) -Senator Knox to
day introduced a resolution to
end the state of war with Ger
many. The measure is similar
to that passed at the last congress-and
which was vetoed by
Harding' promise Approval
WASHINGTON. April 11. (U. P.)
Senator Knox, of Pennsylvania, Intro,
duoed resolution ending the state of
war with Germany. The reaolutlon
was referred to the foreign relatione
committee. It waa In simple "decla.
talory form" which Hording In hU
message aald he wemltt approve. '
Howie to Consider Krvlwd IIIU.
Congress today.. April 13By the
United lrea Senate continue In dla.
euaaion of the Colombian treaty. Sen
ator Cumnilng la lo call up a resolu
tlon for railroad InveatlKation. The fl.
nance committee la to act the time for
beginning of the tax hearing. The
houae la to cnnalder the revlaed emer
gency tariff bill.
, Harding Approve AlHKMiiimctiU.
WASHINGTON, April IS. (A. P.)
The president approved a Hat of 1)
tiew major generals and 2( brigadier
generals prepared by Secretary Weeks.
Clarence Jt. JCdwarda, who command
ed the New England national guard
divlalon In France, heads the list of
Horali IntrodiH-c mil.
' "WASHINGTON. April II. (A. P.)
Ho rah Introduced a reitolutlon au
thorising the president to open ne
gotiations with Great Britain and Ja
pan looking to the reduction of naval
WASHINGTON. April 13. (A. P.)
The resolution wh'.ch would also
end the a'.ate of wnr with Austria, was
referred to the foreign relatione com
mittee without discussion. It would
provide that the American rights un
der the Versailles treaty should no
': . KTEKIi JMUCKH OTT
NEW YORK, April 13. (tJ. P.)
Pflce declines are given further Im
petus by an announcement of the Unit
ed States Steel Corporation to cut the
steel prices, effective today.
TEN YEAR OLD LAD IN
CRITICAL CONDITION AS
RESULT OF ACCIDENT
' WINXOCK, Wash., April 13.
(U. P.) Eugene Vrness, the ten-
year-old son of a prominent
northwest lumberman. Is In a v
serious condition as the result of
being accidentally shot In the
head by Alvln Huff, his play-
Reported by Major Lee Moorhouse,
. Barometer 38.43.
Rainfall Tuesday afternoon and
evening .30 Inches.
or snow; oolder
CUBA GETS TWENTY
MILLION LOAN FOR
NEW YORK, April 13. U. P.) A
huge loan, possilily $20,000,000, to tide
Cuba over the present financliil crisis,
Is expected to be consummated In New
York today. '
The money will he devoted to mar
keting the S'lxar crop. Large ship
ments of s.lgnr wll he sent to the
I'nltedi Stales as security, warehouse
securities having lost some of their
value oh account of Cuban conditions.
Mrs. Louise A. Metteer, aged 76,
one of the early Oregon pioneers, died
today nt the home of her daughter,
Mrs. W. II. Dale, 40 Water street.
Mrs. Mttteer crossed the plaina in
184S with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mose Edgars. Her early childhood
waa spent In the Willamette' valley,
where her marriuge to W. O. Metteer
occurred In 1867. Kour children were
born, two of whom survive. Mrs. W,
II, Dale of Pendleton and C. W. Met
teer of I'klah, also two sinters, Mrs.
Frank Ill of Antelope, Oregon and
Mrs. Emma Simmons of Dayton,
Washington, and also six grandchil
dren and three great grandchildren.
. Funeral services will be held at I
o'clock frcm the Baptist church at
IKE BIGGEST SCORE
Wyrlck team 818.
Rates team 143.
This Is the final score for the Pen
dleton teams In the crow-magpie
shoot which Is now officially closed as
far as the local shooters are con
cerned. Though on the basis of the
Monday's count the Estes team had a
lead on their opponents it up pears the
Wyrlck shooters had "something up
the sleeve." Yesterday they produced
the heads of enough crows, magpies
and hawks to augment their score by
a total of 306 points, thus giving them
the lead ns the Estes score for the day
was but 18 points.
Court Chaplain Had Long Talk
With Former Emperor After
Which He Was Composed.
POORS. April 13. (A. P Pre-
parations are being made at the Maarn
station to keep from the public view
the train which will transport the body
of Augusta Victoria, to Germany,
Large tubs of plants will
along the track.
Court Chaplain Von Dryander today
had a long talk with Former Emperor
William, after which William apput
entyly was more composed.
There was an almost continuous
file of automobiles and private car
riages before Doom Castle today.
Only relatives and the most Intimate
friends of the family were admltteo
to the castle.
K'llser Arrange Services.
DOORN, April 13. Former Kaiser
Wilhelm is grief stricken at tha death
of the former empress and is unable
to complete the funeral arrangements.
Wilhelm had Insisted on arranging
the services himself.
NJ3W YORK, April 13. (U. P.)
following are the predlctlona of Henry
U 'Farrell, sporting expert for the
trilted Press, on the final result of the
major league pennant races which
pen today. The national league, In
lrder according to his prediction ar.ng at 3 a. m., Gna Hnlbert
New York. Pittsburg. Brooklyn, Chi -
o, St. Louts, Cincinnati, Boston and.ed the mozile of St caliber revolver
Philadelphia. The Amrelcan league
order are Cleveland. New York. St
Louis, Washington. Philadelphia, De
trolt, Chicago and Boston.
INTRODUCES SEPARATE PEACE RESOLUTION
FIGHT IS LAUNCHED
IN SENATE AGAINST
WASHINGTON. April 13. (A.
P.) Launching a fight agulnat
the $25,000,000 Colnmhlun treaty
Senator Kellogg of Minnesotu,
told the senate that the ratified-
tlon of the pact would "place a
stain upon the name of Theodore
Itoosevelt and acknowledge that
the I'nited Slates wronged Co-
lombla and violated her rights
and is now willing to mnke re'
. OrTFIJ-XDKlt In tiTAIt.
LOS ANGELES. April 13. (A. P.)
Chadbuurne, .Vernon centerfielder,
win, the star performer yesterday
when his team defeated Is Angeles,
4 to 2. In the second inning he tripled
bringing In Hannah from first with the
w'nning run. In the sixth he caught
Nlehoff's liner In deep center and
made a perfect throw to Locker at
first, nailing Lindimore for a double
The Ch!cago wheat market dropped
slightly today. May options cVwugaX
11.81. or two end three quarter centa
under yesterday's close, while July
whent closed at $1.07 which is two and
a quirter cents under yesterday's clos
Lccally the market is said to be
weak today with 85 cents as about
representing the price. There is some
selling being done. As estimated by
11. W. Collins there is a differential of
cents between the Pendleton price
and the Chicago price. It taking that
amount to cover freight, and ware
house charges. On that basis the
present speculative wheat market
shows the July price at less than 60
cents for Pendleton delivery.
Following are , the Overbeck
Cook company prices today.
Open. High. Low. Close.
May 1.26H 1.274 1.21 1.23
July 1.104 1.10 1.06H 1.07
May .r,6 57 .54 .55 W
July .60 hi .60 .584 .584
(By Overbeck & Conke Co.)
Wneat Renewed liquidation induc
ed this time by British labor disrup
tion overwhelmed buying power and
carried prices lo new low levels for the
season. Past week it appears ns
though the principal selling has been
by country holders of cash and fu
tures Today for the first time coun
try offerings to arrve were reported
smaller and the various cash markets
showed Indications of firmness with
local premiums firm nnd bids at the
gulf advanced one cent. Vp to the
close the seaboard" confirmed only
300,000 bushels taken, but said the de
mand was quite active nncl Intimated
that sales for the past few days have
'been much larger than reported. It
j might truly be snld that the market
has as yet shown no ind'cutlons of
turning but we confidently believe that
the cud of this wave of liquidation Is ;
near at hand.
Seattle 1 hord white. 1.10; 1 gr.(i
white, 1.10; 1 white club. 1.0S: 1 red
winter, 1.05; 1 nor. spring. 1.05; 1 red
Walla, 1.05; Big Bend. 1.18.
Portland 1 hnrd white, 1.08; 1
soft white, 1.00; 1 white club, 1.06; 1
red winter. 1. 05; 1 Nor, spring, 1.05;
1 red Walla, 1.03.
ltRTI.AXl) STII L lOKIXG.
SACRAMENTO, Cal., April IS (A.
P.) Portland continued Its losing
streak here yesterday when the Sena
tors defeated the Beavers 10 to 6 In
a game featured by sentatlonal fidd
ling on the part of the Senators and
'the hard-hitting by both teams. The
Senators almost stopped the game In
I the fifth inning when a decision made
I by I'mplre Croter started an argu
SEATTLE, April 13-
66, went ,
1 to an upstairs room In his home, nine
'in his mouth and pulled the trigger
His wfe heard the report and found
him dead. Despondency la given as
the cause for his act.
TO HUGHES NOTE
Latest Answer on Boundary
Question Between Panama-!
Costa Rica Been Received.!
INTO. HISTORY OF CASE
Janama Continues in Refusal
to Accept White Award as
Basis Boundary Settlement.
WASHINGTON, April 13. Pana
ina'a reply to the last Hughes note on
the boundary question between that
country has been received by the
Mute, department. Panama's answer is
regarded by the government as "most
unsatisfactory," it is learned.
The note reiterates . Panama's re
fusal to accept the White award as a
basis for settling the boundary con
trovetsy. This award is upheld by
.Secretary of State Hughes. Panama's
reply Is extremely long and goes Into
the history of the case In an effort to
vindicate Its position in the boundary
White Award Must lx Basis.
WASHINGTON. April 13. (A. P.i
The Btare-nepttrtnir'iriBrlU'llli'l! IB SB"
the American government , was dis
posed to insist upon Its original positi
on that Panama settle its boundary
dispute with Costa Rica on a basis of
the White award despite the protest
contained in Panama's reply, received
today In answer to Secretary Hughs'
note of last month.
; Monroe Doctrine is Still on
Map and Judge Landis Will
See Games Are Flayed Fair.
CINCINNATI, April 13. (U. P.)
(By Rev. William A. Sunday) Clouds
in the baseball nnd business world are
clearing up. The Monroe Doctrine is
uii on ino map uuu jiuiKe iou.
the chief umpire will see that the
games are played fair. His appoint
ment to that responsible position serv
ed notice. on the gamblers that they
must keep their hands off the game.
Players, managers, press, and public
all seem to have gotten a new stock of
cmhus'asm and confidence has been
restored In the nntlonal pHHtlme. God
reigns, Harding is president and the
grandstand and bleachers will Vie fiied
and we will hit the old stride,
j SAN FRANCISCO, April 13. (A.
P.) Ralph P. Merltt of San Francisco
today refused an official connection
1 with the department of commerce of
fered by Secretary Herbert C. Hoover,
consented to act unofficially for Sec
retary Hoover on the Pacific Coast in
matters pertaining to domestic and
ti reign trade. This will Include con
ferences with business men and ship
peiu of Pacific Coast cities.
TO ATTEND SESSION
TO CHOOSE SUCCESSOR
Til? T:1RKTOV Anr'l 13
(IT. P.) Dr. F. A. Lavoilette oc-
cupies a seat in the city council
today following an epochal meet-
Ing nt the city hall yesterday
evening in which Councilman S.
L. King, who resigned, was for-
cibly led to his chair and com-
pelled to remain until Lnviolctte
was duly qualified as his sue-
cesaor. A warrant was Issued
for King. He was brought In
struggling and forced Into a j
seat. The council then elected
Laviolette, King .refusing to I
TRAINS FOR ML
Captain George Finch, famous Alpine climber, has been selected by the
Royal Geographical Society lo lead the attempt to reach the top of Mount
Everest In the Himalayas, the world s highest peak. He is shown resting for
a meal on the way up Mount Blanc, Europe's hisiiest mountain, in a train ns
climb. The Mount Everest cjimb is expelcted to take two years.
An exemplification of Pendleton spirit which promises to
add to the present fame of the city was shown last night when
members of the Pendleton Commercial Association, at their
regular meeting, gave endorsement to the program presented by
the board of managers, made suggestions for further activities,
pledged themselves to do everything possible to assist the asso
ciation and listened to a number of inspiring talks.
The meeting which was a combination business and smoker
session was held at the large room at the Elks Temple, and
practically every seat was filled.
l4ius Pendleton Spirit
Col. Charles Wellington Furlong was
one of the speakers of the evening,
and after dwelling on the impressions
he formed of Pendleton as an outsider
in the great Kound-l'p he also lauded
the spirit that Pendleton displays in
"This spirit of your city means a
,h snkr.r dpCar(,rt. "It
is the essence of success, the thing thai
makes men accomplish, and the hard
est thing to kill. It was the failure on
the part of Germany lo take into con
sideration the human equation that
caused her failure in the late war. She
neg'ected to give consideration to th6
spirit of her enemies.
"I never have seen a city with sueh
a spirit of fair play nnd the square
deal as Pendleton has shown."
The speaker also dwelt on the dur
ability of hearing In mind constantly
the Idea of the "city bea itiful" in all
municipal improvements and moves
for greater things. A suggestion that
met wun warm app'oai
T( audience was that when t
'ed the Round-l'p to becon
ithe past. It should lie sue
met with warm approval from the
me has cans-
a tiling of
icceedod by a
great historical museum here in Pen
dleton. Work on such a project should
not be postponed, the speaker suggsst
ed. Rcisirts On lowvr Work
A report of the efforts being made
to secure action on the TniatiUa Rap
ids project was made to the meeting In
Judge Gilbert W. Phelps. Engineer?
are now gathering data which can be
submitted to Oregon representatives In
Congress, he said.
The information about the project is
being so organized that action may i
later be secured on the work either as,
a power site or under the head of Irri-
Ration, according to the speaker. The
I benefits that would accrue to Pendle-
l"n with the completion of this c
project were indicated by the jT.Ige in
'tin enthusiastic manner. He also call-
"'"-n""" h" Progress that
(been made nn the McKay creek reser-
tion has played a vital part.
Dr. Frank Hoyden called nttentiot.
of the association to the activities ot
the Sisterrs of St. Francis which have
resulted In n decision lo Increase the
hospital facilities and room of St. An
thony's hospital by the construction of
A new wing, costing $;Mn,Oon.
The membership of the association
is 505 with more in prospect, the re
port of Secretary C I. Hurr disclosed.
(Continued oa page o.)
.0 ... .s
Petition Asking Pardon
Such Prisoners Was Signed
by Citizens of 41 States.
WASHINGTON. April 13. (A. P.)
The president told the delegation
which called on him to urge the release
of Kugene V. Debs and all other pris
oners convicted under the Espionage
ect that he would take no action look
ing to general amnesty until a slate of
peace had been declared. The delega
tion composed of over 20 representa
tives of Organized labor and political
and civic organizations was here to
present to congress a petition signed
l.y citizens of 41 states asking amnesty
tor such prisoners.
U. S. INVITED TO JOIN
PARIS. April 13. d". P.) The
I'nited StateB has been formally invitee
to Join the conference of the allies on
the settlement of the Austrian boun
dary lines, the French foreign office
PORTUWD, April 13. U'. P.)
!Tvl,n a considerable portion of the 1S3B
grain crop remaining on hand in ware- !
houses and elevators, reports from
Eastern Washington and the Inland j
Empire district indicate a bumper
grain crop for ls.M, according to the,
report of a survey Just completed byjt
the Spokane. Portland and Seattle
BUMPER WHEAT CROP
INDICATED BY SURVEY
TRIPLE i ALLIANCE
CALLS STRIKE FOR
Three Groups Constitute Thisi
Triple Alliance Miners, Rail
waymen, Transport Workers
MINERS LEADERS REJECT
OFFERS OF LLOYD-GEORGE
Premier Offered to Create Na
tional Wage Board; Th.ey Re
fused to Pool Mine Interests.
LONDON, April 13. (f. P.) Brit
ish miners, railway-men and transport
workers called a strike effective at 10
P. m. Friday. The three groups con
stitute the "triple alliance." RaUway
men and transport workers, who post
poned the strike called for last night,
were driven to action when the mln
ers refused to consider anything less
than nationalization of the coal Indus?
Miners Reject Offer v
j Notice of the strike vote was given
lout shortly after 11 a. m. when th
j executives of the triple alliance went
(Into secret session. Negotiations with
j the miners broke down yesterday when
(the miners leaders flatly rejected tha
- fJ' uuaiw jJJoyd-U trurge.
Lloyd George offered ta create a na
tional wage board, but they refused
to consider pooling the mine profits, j
Many Idle Men ,
LONDON. April 13. (A. P.) It
the strike occurs 4,000,000 men will be
Idle. . ,
No Renewal of Negotiations .
LONDON, April 13 (A. P.)-,-The
miners have decided there can be no
renewal of the strike settlement nego
tiations. Lloyd George told the house
of commons that the, situation waa In
creasingly grave, but he hoped wiser
counsels might prevail. ,
OREGON SCENIC FILM ,
GOOD BOOSTER FOR :
STATE, SAYS KISER
PORTLAND. April 13. Oregon sce
nic grandeur can be capitalized not
only for the tourist but for moving
picture work, according to Fred: H.
Kiser, prea'dentf the Kiser Studio, a
newly formed moving picture produc
ing company, in his talk at the Kl
wanis club luncheon in the Benson ho-
tel Tuesday. Oregon light is satlsfue-
I lory ior omuoor pictures ana me stare
otters unlimited scope in scenic sets,
nt stated. He pointed out that tne
making of pictures would not only
bring returns for that Industry, ' but
would be a greater advertisement of
the wonders of the Old Oregon couitr
try and result in a bigger tourist trade.
SEATTLE. April 13. V. P.) The
recently passed slate antl-ulien land
measure is contrary to the constitution,
of the United States, declared Judge
Richard I'allinger, former secretary of
the interior, who addressed the Japan
advisory committee of the chamber of
commerce. The "antl-ullen land bill
is not worth the snap of your fingers
in the tace of our present Japanese
'treaty," he asserted.
i 'TWILIGHT LEAGUE. TO '
PLAY DURING SPRING
A "twilight league" of base-
ball teams from six churches In 4
the city was definitely organized
at a meeting of fans Monday
night at the Christian church.
The Season I expected to begin
about April 35 and It will be
concluded June 1M, which will
permit each team to play about
The churches represented are
the Bnpt'.ms Presbyterian,
Methodist, Chrlstinn, Episcopal
and TutullU Mission. At lust
night's meeting M;c Hoke was
elected president of the leagu
and R. C Holmes secretary.
Another meetjng to determine
several detail of th.( playing
season will be held Monday
evening at the basement of the