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Following Conference of Labor
Leaders and Premier Dead
lock in Negotiations Reached
TRIPLE ALLIANCE RUSH
Government Hastens Troop
'Movements and Measures
Taken to Combat Walkout.
LONDON, April 14. (XT. P.) "I
t no hop of a settlement," J. II.
Thorns, leader of the railwayman,
declared Immediately after the con
ference with Uoyd George and the
chiefs of the triple alliance, In their
effort to avert the great strike which
Is called for tomorrow.
Deadlock Is Itmrhrd.
As the tabor leaders. In whose hands
lies the power to throw Britain Into
an Industrial ehaoa, left the prime
minister's official residence In Down
ing street. It was reported that a
deadlock had been reached in negntla.
Hons. ... '
Following the conference, the triple
alliance rushed strike preparations,
while the government hastened troop
movements and other measures being
taken to combat the great walkout
Conference TakIm Two Honrs.
LOXDON, April 14 (A. P.) The
conference between Lloyd-George and
the officials of the triple alliance,
which has called a strike for Friday
night, was concluded within two hours
without any progreas apparently to
ward an adjustment The premier
tuade a long statement appealing to
the workers to exercise restraint and
not to precipitate a cristas. Whether
the strike win be universally ooservea
remain doubtful., ,,.,,,, -l.-- ,.
iJliSremi Will Supiwrt Strike
INDON', April 14. (A. P.) The
federation of general workers, repre
senting a million, five hundred thous
and men In over 100 Industries outside
the . triple alliance decided today to
suport l he triple alliance In the strike.
CHURCH WILL KEHAJX CLOSED.
MILWAUKEE, April 13. (U. P.)
The ringleaders of the warring congre
gation of the Holy Koaary Catholic
church at Kenosha, Wis., will be ex
communicated, Archbishop Mcaamer
has announced. He also said that the
church, which was closed under his
orders . following demonstrations
against the priest, Father Paradl, will
remain closed. The parish members
charged the priest with mismanage
ment of tho affairs of the congrega
- FIRST GAMES OF YEAR
CHICAGO, April 14. (A. P.) The
umpire's cry of "play ball" was heard
by more than 1B,000 In seven m'"f
league parks yesterday In what offi
cials heralded as the "comeback of
' ' The figures. Which were unofficial
estimates, included two records for
Opening day attendance at the Chicago
National league park, where nearly
25,000 saw the game, and at the home
of the New York Yankees who played
before S7.000. The Chicago-Detroit
game at Detroit In the American
league was postponed because of rain.
Unofficial figures for other cities
were, Cincinnati National, 30.000;
Boston National, 1J.00O; Washington
American, 1&.S00; Philadelphia Na
tional. J9.0&0; St. Louis America, 15
000. ; 'market IS INCHANKKD.
PORTLAND, April 14, (A. P.)
Markets are unchcanged today.
Reported by Major Le Moorhouse,
Minimum, !". '
heavy frost in
FORTH AS GRADUATES OF
ST. JOSEPH'S ACaVeMY
On the afternoon of June 9,
nine young Indies will step forth
ss graduates from St. Joseph's
Academy. Four of these who
have taken the regular hliih
school course at the academy are
Vera liellow, who will lie the
valedictorian, Frances Carroll,
Laura Schwars and Stella Hoden.
Five graduates from the com
mercial course will he Jessie
fk-hubert. Eunice llott, Alice Mo
Keown, Kvelyn Anderson and
The class will be the first
graduated from rit. Joseph's
since the enlargement of the
academy and particular Interest
In the commencement program
arises from this fact.
The commencement program
will be held at the Oregon thea
tre, starting at 2:30 and further
details as to the program will be
Two of the graduatea, Vera
Bellew and Frances Carroll took
the teachers' training course at
PORTLAND. April 13. (U. P.)
Thomas Riley Marshall, former vice
president of the United Stales, left for
1'uyallup, Wash., where he wlll lecture
tonlKht "I have not had a job for
eight years." he smiled. "I have geen
giving the American people a demon
stration of the sleeping sickness."
SOCIAL SERVICE WORKER
Red Cross Will be Clearing
House for All Various
Miss Esther Kelly, a woman of
several years experience as a social
service worker, was yesterday chosen
us the social service worker for the
Umatilla county Red Cross, and the
official agent of the various charit
able organizations of Pendleton which
have, by agreement, designated the
Red Cross ks Die clearing house for
all social service work. .
Miss Kelly who will arrive here frorn
Portland May 1, Is a graduate of
Reed College and took post graduate
work at the University of California.
She was for two and a half years
with the child welfare bureau in
Washington and for two years and a
half with the welfare bureau in Port
land. Work Done In March.
According to a recent report made
by Mrs. Churles Haynes, secretary of
the Red Cross, the number of cases
aided through the Home Service sec
tion during March was 77 while In 20
coses, civilian relief was given. Hom
Service loans totaled $238.78, , whil
the sum for payment of bills and for
civilian relief amounted to $ ii 3 3. 1 7.
The sum includes salaries for em
ployes, as well as groceries, meals,
rooms, clothing and milk for fami
lies, and other expenaea.
The quarterly meeting of the chap
ter which was scheduled for April 7
has been postponed until the early
part of May so that Miss Kelly may
attend. Miss Katherlne Ewlng, field
representative, will also be present.
Mrs. 8. R. Thompson, one of the
members of the executive committee
of the chapter, has resigned. Her
place has not yet been- filled.
JAPAXRSfc .FOUND OUII.TY
SEATTLE, April 14. (IT, P.) Two'
members of the crew of the Japanese , sound in a room beside her switch
liner, Alabama Maru were found guiltyjboard and upon opening a door found
In the federal court of a conspiracy to i burning brands dropping through a
smuggle seven countrymen Into the hole burned through the second floor.
United States. The maximum penalty Bell boys and other employes were
is two yearn and tlO.000 dollars. The I sent to warn guests and found the hall-
sentence will te pronounced Monday.
The men are Toraklchl Salto and Mlt
LIBEL SUIT AGAINST
COMPANY IS STARTED
PORTLAND, April 14. (O.
P.) The hundred fifty thousand
dollar libel suit of Lee Roy F.
Keeley, -an attorney, against the
Oregonlan Publishing company
has opened before Circuit Judge
"Pose! Hell no! We're here to
work, not to be photographed," was
the characteristic reply of Charles n.
Dawea, Chicago banker, when . the
UnMhiimton phntoKi-aphers called on
him. Ko they pnapiied him as he left
the white house. He heads President
IIsrdinK's committee to devise means
of taking better car of . tho disabled
PREVENT I. W- W.'S
CHICAGO, Apr l J4. (A, P.) -Federal
Diatrict Attorney Clyne to k
action today to prevent the holding of
Indication meetings by any of the
79 I. W. W. who with William D. Hay
wood were denied new trials by the
supreme court several dnys ago. In
formation had reached Mr. Clyne that
the meetings were to be held in sever
al central states and on the Pacific
Messages were received, Mr. Clyne
said, from Peattle, Wash.;, Galosburft,
III.; St Paul, Minn.; Sioux City, la.,
and Oklahoma City, Okla., tolling of
AMBASSADOR HOTEL IS
SANTA BARBARA, April 14. (U.
r.) Origin of the fire which destroy
ed the famous Ambassador hotel last
night and drove hundreds of wealthy
guests from tho building in disorder,
still remains a mystery. Many guests
who were largely eastern people, lost
valuable belongings. The loss is esti
mated to be over a million dollars.
SANTA BARABARA, Cal., April 14.
(A. P.) Two hours after fire was
discovered here at 3:30 P. P. yesterday
in the Ambassador, formerly the Pot
ter hotel, the structure containing 70(1
.ooms and one -of the most widely)
:novn hotels on the Pacific coast a
i fluming mass of ruins. I
A rr'fr'ed chcr of -hH' and em-1
ployes Indicated that all had escaped
without Injury. A maid was earned
dewn a fire escape but all other occu
pants were believed to have been able
to escape. unaided.
Early estimates placed the property
loss at about 1 1,500, 000. The Santa
Rarabara Hotel company, owners, car.
Hed 265.ono Insurance on the build
ing and 1227,00 on its contents. Seve
ral hours after the discovery of the
flames no satisfactory report as to
their origin had been obtained.
The fire was discovered bv a tele-
phone operator op duty In the lobby.
She said she heard an unusual roaring
ways on all four floors filled with
smoke. A high wind spread the flames
A half doxen streams of water had
no appreciable effect and In spite of
every effort the flames continued to
I building through the two great wings
and In less than a hour after the dis
covery of the fire tho tile roof fell with
a tremendous roar. The walls of the
two wings fell in 30 minutes later.
The only portions of .the establish
ment the firemen were able to save
were detached or semi-detached bun
galows, gamgrs. power and heating
Plants, laundry, servants quarters ana
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TO HUGHES' NOTE
ON JAP MANDATE
When Question Comes Before
Allied Council France Will
Attempt to Satisfy U. S
ANSWER IS INTERPRETED
AS EQUAL TO ACCEPTANCE
United States Has Surrendered
None of Its Rights in Former
German Overseas Possession
PARIS, April 14. (U. P.) When
the mandate question comes before
the allied supreme council again,
trance will attempt to satisfy the
t'nited States' demands it was de
clared In the French reply to the Am
erican note protesting against Japan
being given a mandate over Yap isl
and. The French reply was handed
to Ambassador Wallace by Premier
Note Dispatched to Washington.
PARIS, April 14. (A. P.) Pre
mier Briand has dispatched to Wash
ington a note acknowledging receipt
of the American communication! re
garding the mandates over the Pae flc
islands north of the equator to Japan.
It says the representative of Prance
will lake up the question before the
supreme allied council "with the most
ardent desire to find a solution giving
satisfaction to tho United States."
No logins Arc Surrendered.
WASHINGTON', April 14. (A. P.)
France's reply to Secretary Hughes'
note regarding the Japanese mandate
over the Island of Yap is Interpreted
In official circles here as tantamount
to an acceptance of the principle laid
down by the American" government
tout the united Stales has surrender
X&. JkQliBJ0l.lt psMi ln-4he
Lierman overseas . possessions,
FRENCH PEOPLE VIEW
'We Have no Reason to Rejoice
None for Alarm,' Says the
'Midi' a Paris Newspaper.
PARIS, April 14. (C. P.) "We
have no reason to rejoice and none for
alarm," the Paris Midi said. The de
claration reflected the French view of
the president's message to congress.
The document is regarded as a middle
of the road declaration.
ATTACK UPON NURSE
TACOMA, April 14. (A. P.) Lau
rence Bogart and Everett Inipyn,
Camp Lewis soldiers, today confessed
to an assault Monday nlsht upon Miss
Elanor Sheyer, a civilian nurse, the
camn officials announced. Thev will be
turned over to the federal authorities. ! Members of Pendleton's city fire de
Tha penalty for the offense under thej Partment thanked the city for pro
federal statutes Is hanging. They ad-;vkiinS 'he new big Stutz fire equip
m'tted thev bound the nurse's sohVer ment. anrt expressed confidence' in
escort to a trf?e and carried her off.
'LEWI'S' FUNERAL IS'
TO BE ATTENDED BY
CITY CLUB MEMBERS
. SPOKANE. April 14. (A. P.)
Twcntv two memoers of the
Spokane city club here have been
delegated to attend the funeral of
Lemuel Thompson, colored, for
over 20 years a club servant,
which is to be held today. In
cluded among the delegation
which will attend the funeral of
"Lem," as he was known to
every club member, are some of
Spokane's most prominent busi
ness men. Thompson died late
last week of tuberculosis. Roth
white and colored Baptist clergy
men will officiate at the burial.
SENATORIAL STRAW HAT
SEASON IS USHERED IN
RY FNATflR Wll I
I ocmMiun viil.ihiio
.WASHINGTON, April 14.
(A. P.) The senatorial straw
hat season was ushered In today
by John Sharp Williams, the
veteran Mississippian. He was
the first senator to appear with
a 1S2I straw. Others wore over
1921 WOOL CLIP OF IDAHO AND
OREGON WILL BE STORED UNTIL
MARKET CONDITIONS IMPROVE
PENDLETON NOW OWNS
NEW STUTZ AUTO TRUCK
AND NEW FIRE ENGINE
The new Stutz auto truck and
fire engine now belongs to Pen-
dleton. A motion authorizing
acceptance of the machine was
made by Councilman McMonies
last night, and the council voted
to take and pay for the machine.
The motion resulted from the
reading of the report of the Ore-
gon Insurance Rating bureau In
which It was disclosed that the
engine had fulfilled all the con-
ditlons laid down by the city In
its contract with the Stutz com- I
This morning, on Invitation of
Fire Chief Ringold, the mem-
bers of the city council expert-
enced the thrill of "riding to a
fire" except that the fire was
mythical. Members of the ad- 4
ministration accompanied the
fire department men on trial
trips over the city streets and up
some of the hills. The machine
behaved satisfactorily. 4
VARMKRS RACK IXDI STRY
WASHINGTON, April 14. (V. P.)
Workers of all branches of Industry,
trade and commerce, have the farmers
support in the finish of the fight
against the "special privilege and
monopoly," George P. Hampton,
manager of the farmers national coun
cil, told the peoples reconstructive
league in a convention here. Hamp
ton said "the progressive farmers"
have taken a firm stand with the city
workers for "just wages and fair re
turn from the commodity called la
bor." WHEAT MARKET STILL
SHOWS SLIGHT DECLINE
Wheat dropped still further In price
today, May wheat closing at $1.21 1-2
as contrasted with yesterday's clos-
,nK of. f3 Jn(J Ju,y wheat closing at
si.ua s-4, a cent and a qutrtpriowtr
than yesterday's closing for July
Following are the quotations receiv
ed from the Chicago grain market by
Overbeck & Cooke, local brokers:
Open. High. Low. Close.
May 1.22 1.2314 1.1914 1.21H
jjuly 1.0714 1.07 1.05 1.05
! May .53 .55 .54?, .55
July .58 .5914 .58 .59
May .35 .35 .34 14 .35
July .3614 .36 .36 .36
May 1.14 1.14
July .95 .96
May .5814 . . .55
The Prince of Wales is offering a
reward of five pounds for the return ot
two old briar, pipes he lost In his
MEMBERS OF FIRE DEPARTMENT
THANK PENDLETON CITIZENS FOR
PROVIDING NEW FIRE EQUIPMENT
Firemen Express Confidence in
Their Ability to Give Better
Protection With New Engine.
their ability to give better protection
I to the city with the new engine, and
members of the council of the admin
I ilration complimented the depart
ment on the excellent morale main
itained by the force at a talkfest that
followed a banquet given last night by
the firemen for the members of all
!the departments of the municipal gov-
jernment, the press and others.
j The event was the annual banquet
4jof the fire department and this year
, it was made a gala event in honor of
jthe purchase of the up-to-date equip-
mont that Insures Pendleton the very
best in the way of fire protection.
Cliief Urges Fire Prevention.
The way to keep fire losses low, ac
cording to a talk made by Fire Chief
W. E. Ringold at the conclusion of the
(program, is to stress fire prevention
measures. One bucket of water will
; put out any fire, if the fire can be
; reached quickly enough, he said, and
.if nil extraneous combustible matter
, , Is kept clear of premises, not even
the one bucket of water will be ne
'cessnry very often,
j "Cleanup day should be observed
I every day in the year," the chief said.
I "We have the best fire equipment lit
the world. ntl I know nobody Is any
i,.01,(l,,r of lt thlln j am blll lf al of
us don t turn in and help in every way
,we ran. this good equipment can't do
j everything for us."
I IVuiicil Memltcrs Seak
j Following the banquet which was
K i served by the firemen and which did
j honor-to the culinary skill of the flght-
trs. Chief Rlnsold as toastmaster in
tjtroduced Mayor Hartman and the
a ether members ot the council. All the
Decision Reached at Conference
Which Was Called to Devise
Means to Finance Growers.
BOISE, Idaho, April 14. (A. P.)
The nineteen twenty one wool clip of
Idaho and Oregon will be shipped to
Portland and stored until market con-
I ditlons are improved, then it will be
j sent to Boston via the canal Instead of
rail, according to a decision reached
I yesterday at a conference of woolgrow-c-rs
and hankers here called to devise
I means to finance the growers. It was
explained It was advisable to store the
wool In Portland instead of Boston be
cause the storage price Is lower. This
method will eliminate a commission
merchant and effect a saving for the
smaller grower, said the sheep men.
2500 PEOPLE DEPART
FOR ALASKA DURING
PAST TWO MONTHS
SEATTLE. April 14. (U. P.) At
tracted by the opening of coal and oil
leasing, a steady stream of people have
been migrating to-Alaska. The steamer
Alameda sailed today, with 450 passen
gers bringing the total of the past two
months to 2500.
WILL NOT LEAVE U. S.
CHICAGO, April 14 (U. P.)
Donal O'Callaghan, lord mayor of
Cork, is not going to leave the United
States in compliance with the govern
ment ruling. This word was received
by the committee of American asso
ciation for the recognition ot the Irish
republic, from O'Callaghan. who Is
now In the east. O'Callaghan is to
speak here Monday night and then
continue on a speaking tour west of
DUBLIN, April 14. (A. P.) Sir
Arthur Edward Vicars, former Ulster
king-of-arms. was shot dead today at
Listowel, and Ijiu residence burned.
Five policemen were ambushed last
night at Fedamore. county Limerick,
one being killer and three wounded. A
Sinn Feinn shoe factory here used as
an assembling place for Bombs, was
raided. , Two persons in it were ar
SANTA FK WOULD CUT WAGE
SAN FRANCI5CO, April 14. (P.
P.) The Santa Fe railroad has asked
all its employes other than common la
borers to accept a 20 per cent reduc
tion in pay.
councilmen expressed thanks for the
privilege of participating of the good IP.) Thirteen members of the crew of,"
feed:' and complimented the mem-j the 1)1 fated Colonel Bowie were pick
bers of the fire department on the ex- ed up eight miles off of Tamplco,
cellent spirit shown by them. Council- Mexico, according to a radio message
man Friedly went so far as to suggest
that such events should be held more
Other Rroii 'lies Represented
Besides the members of the council,
heads ot other departments were in at
tendance and spoke. Judge Fits Ger
ald declared that his personal observa-
I tion convinced him of the fidelity ot
! the firemen to the trust imposed In
them. City Attorney H. J. Warner
touched on the influence of the fire de
partment on community life and sus
gested the desirability of keeping in
touch with this branch of city govern
ment. Facetious remarks and funny stories
that proved diverting were told by H.
K. Iniow, superintendent of schools,
Dr. Frank Hoyden, city physician, C. A.
Smith, representative of the Stuta com-
pany, F. B. Hayes, head of the water
department. Charles Crabtree. street
department head. Arthur Keenan.
first assistant chief, expressed satisfac
tion over the new engine and talks
were also made by Oliver Leslie, sec
ond assistant chief, and Henry Childs.
president of Hose Company No. 1.
The fire force of Pendleton cons'sts
of W. E. Ringold, chief: Arthur Kee
nan, first assistant chief: . I. Islie,
second nss'stant chief: Floyd Heath
man, driver: Alfa l'eters and George
Whitley, hosemen, and Roy Norman
The volunteer company has for Its
officers Henry Childs. president; W.
E. Ringold, secretarv-treasurer; I.ee
Wickland. captain; Harold Spooner,
fret lieutenant: Jack Chiids. second
lieutenant, and the following hose
men: S. V. Johnson, Henry Howe,
Chester Kay, Bert Lovell, Jim Carrol.
Arthur Saunders, W. Prace. Barney
Oldfield, Charley Fraxier. L, N. Nich
ols, Walter Freeman, William Kuley,
Charley Payne, Henry Mangold and
Joe Uoyd. All of those members were
present last night.
OF SALES TAX
Jules Bache and Meyer Roths
child of New York Named as
Prime Movers in Campaign.
PRES. HARDING MAKES
Colonel George Harvey of New
Jersey Has Been Named Am
bassador , to .Great Britain.
WASHINGTON, April 14. (A. .)
A demand for a congressional Inves
tigation to disclose the Interests try
ing to put through a sales tax was
made in the house by Itepreaentattve
Frear, republican, of Wisconsin, mem
ber of the ways and menas committee.
He mentioned Jules Kache and Meyer
Kothschilil of New York, as prime
movers In the campaign and charged
a huge fund had been raised to "shove
the big man's tax onto the poor man."
Colombian Treaty Diwiueed.
Congress today. April 14. (By
United Press) :
Senate Discussion of tho senate
rules. Continues debate of the Colom
bian treaty. . .
House Debate opens on the Young
emergency tariff bill, which Includes
the anti-dumping and foreign ex
change adjustment. Sub-committee
continues the consideration of the reg
ular tariff bill schedules. The repub
lican leaders confer regarding the
legislative program to follow the
emergency tariff. ,
Chamberlain May Get Appointment.
j WASHINGTON, April 14. (Kay
i mond Clapper. U. P. Staff Correspond-
jent. ) Hard, ng is understood to have
! determined on the following appolnt
1 ments for members of the I shipping
board: " " .
t James A. Farrell, chairman; former
i Senator George Chamberlain of Ore
gon; Colonel Charles R, , Forbes of ,
(Washington; forcer Secretary of Com
merce Alexander, and James Thomp
son of Alabama.
Who the others of the . seven-man
board will be is as yet unknown.
Nominates Harvey Ambassador.
WASHINGTON, April 14. (V. P.)
The nomination of Colonel George
Harvey of New Jersey for ambassador
to Great Britain, was sent the senate
by President Harding.
Dawes Receives Nomination. 1
Myron T. Herrick of Ohio, was nom
inated ambassador to France. Charles
G. Dawes of Illinois was nominated a
brigadier general of the officers re
serve corps; Captain Julian t Latimer
was nominated judge advocate genera!
of 'the navy, with the rank of rear ad
miral. David Potter was nominated
as paymaster general of the navy. .;
THIRTEEN MEMBERS OF :
BEAUMONT. Tex.. Anrll l4.-.flf.
to port authorities.
RELIEF PARTIES MAKE
SEARCH FOR MISSING
IN TORNADO SWEPT CITY
McKinney. April 14. (IT. P.) With
eight persons known to be dead and
f fty injured, the relief parties contin
ued the search of the ruins of the town
of Melissa, which, with the exception
of one or two buildings, was laid waste
by a tornado. All churches In the
lOWn. three COtton ina unit everv him-
iness house except the bank postofflce
j and depot was wrecked bv' the twist-'
'PCWni FTflW PlfllUCCD
IS IN OFFICE AFTER
FEW DAYS' ILLNESS
Lot Uvermore, pioneer among
Pendleton's pioneers, is back at
his office on Court street after
an Illness of several days and Is
receiving the congratulations of
friends on his recovery. 4t
Mr. Llvermore recalls the day
of lss when Pendleton wa
nothing more than a humlet and
when its residents were making
a determined fluht to have the
city made the county seat. Real-
dents of Swift's station, located
where the state hospital now
atanda. Joined with Pendleton
and the town won the honor.
Mr. Llvermore. who will be it
years old on Auguat 12. wna one
of the early p.wtnmnti-ra of Pen-
dieton. He is one of the oldmt
members of the Masonic and I. 4t
O. U. F. lodges nf i'rndleton,