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any other newspaper.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
Organization Perfected With!
View to Finding Common
Ground on Which to Work.
ASSOCIATION WILL FIGHT
FOR JAP EXCLUSION LAW
Hiram Johnson of California
Has Been Chosen Chairman
of Committee of States.
WASHINGTON. April 20. (A. P.)
Senators and representative from
1 1 of the far western males perfected
n organization today with a view to
finding common grouni; upon which
they tun work to aolve tho question
Of the Japanese Immigration.
WASHINGTON, April 2". L P.)
The association of western congress-
men formed to fight for the Japanese!
exclusion laws, la composed of Hiram
Johnson, chairman, und representa
tives from California, Oregon, Wnah
InKlon, Idaho, Uuh, Arlsona, New
Mexico, Colorado, Oklahoma, Nevada
Would Kwnmp White Kscr.
WASHINGTON. April 20 (A. P.)
Tho, united efforts b.vthe states In
dealing with the Japanese Immigra
lion problem was urged by Senator
Johnson, of California, who was made
chairman of the organization and di
rected to appoint an executive com
mittee composed of one aenator and
one repreaentatlvo for each of the 1 1
V. 8. McOatt'hy of Sacramento, said
unless tho Japanese were included
they would ultimately swamp the
white lac a.
MKXICAN THAIN IIKI.I) IV
ELFASU April 29. U'- P.) A
bandit gang or 25 under tho leader
ship of Nicolas Hndlrlguci, a former'
Villa officer, held tip the Mexican Cen
tral train near Chihuahua and escaped
with -90,000 Pesos, according to a re
port. SILVER DOLLARS NOW
DENVER, April 20. (T. P.) The
first American allver dollars e ir
manufactured In Denver will bo coin
ed at the local mint beginning Tues
day, It was announced following a re
cetirt. of a million ounces of silver from
western mining camps. The 'work will
continue several months with day and
night shifts. The coins will replace
those withdrawn from circulation dur
ing tho war and melted for shipment
to India. .
at 2 o'clock,
WASHINOTON, D. C
On Wedneaday. April
Secretary Wallace will receive a dele-'
Jtalion from Minnesota, who, It Is re-1
ported, will ask for chnnges In some
of the requirements of the federal
wheat grades, particularly for hard
red spring wheat. It Is understood
that this delegation Is coming because
of action taken recently by the Minne
sota legislature looking to tho re-es-tabliBhment
of the former Minnesota
state grades unless changes are made
in the federal grades. It Is announc
ed thut the secretary will be glad to
have present at the meeting the ren
l resentiitlvcs of any other interests who
would like to hear liie proposed chang
es, and that ample opportunity will be
afforded them to present their views
after the Minnesota delegation ' has
Reported by Major Lee Moorhotise,
A AY START
ACCOUNT OF WAGE CUT
ARTHUR MEADER OF
THIS CITY INVENTS
Arthur Mender of this city, a
premium of 2 0 years experience,
Ih the Inventor of separator feet
and griper adjuster for the Mil
ler feeder and hi.n already secur
ed a putent for the separator de
vice and haa applied for a patent
for the g ripper adjuster.
A hundred sets of tha two in?
ventluns are now being manufac
tured In 1'ortland and four snlcs
men have been employed to ell
tha device to owner of Miller
feeders. The inventions make It
possible for pressmen to save
cunaldetahio time In making
changes while lining the Miller
Ten Members to Serve on Body
to Serve Cities to Settle
Important Civic Problems.
The city planning idea of handling
civic improvement. In the city of Pen
dleton In the future, which la receiv
ing much thought from the council.
following a suggestion to thla effect
made by Mayor Georgo A. Hartman
of the-meeting of that hotly last week.
has a foundation In the laws of the
state. It has leen found a a result of
an examination or tne record oi me ;
session or the legislature In 119.
Mayor Hartman s suggestion was to
the effect that intelligent plana should j
bo made and followed in tne iniuie
building of the city, both as to where I
buildings of certain character shall
be permitted and relative to laying o il
streets, creation of parks, recreation
centers or similar projects of such a
nature and other problems that are
likely to be pressing as Pendleton con
tinues to grow.
In tho Intormai statement he made
at Inst Wednesday night's meeting, he
called attention to tho vast sum of
money Portland is preparing to spend
to widen streets and remedy other
mistakes that were made during the
rapid growth of the city. He made
the suggestion that ill view of the pro.
Jects already assured or being striven
for that will assure a bigger Pendle
ton it would be the part of economy
for the city to take stock of Its possi
bilities right now In the way of build
ing a city beautiful so that advantage
might be taken of such a plan as rap
Idly as necessary to secure the greatest
Law Provides Way
Provisions for carrying out such
ideas are mndo In Senate Hill' 212
which was made a law In 1919. This
net makes it possible for the legislative
body of a city or town in the state to
pass an ordinance creating a city plan
ning commssion. i oe cm.....v.M.
shall consist of ton members, accord-
lnc to the law. three of which, the
I mayor, the city attorney and the city
engineer are ex-offlclo members, and
tiio remaining seven are to be appoint-
ed by the mayor. All members servo
It Is provided mat tne communion
shnll have the authority to empi
consulting advisors on municipal proli
lems wnen ncceisary and to pay for
uch services as authorized by the city
A report of the activities of the com
mission Is required October 1 of each
yenr, and Is is provided that a meet
ing shall be held once each month.
Tho Commission's Unties
One whole section of the act Is tak
en up with tho duties that revolve on
the commission. The section Is as fol
lows: It shall be the duty of the city plan
ning commission, and they shall have
power, except ns otherwise provided by
law, to recommend and make sugges
tions to the city council and to all oth
er public' authorities concerning the
laying out, widening, extending, park
ing and locating of streets, sldcwullis
and boulevards, the relief cf traffic
congestion, the betterment of housing
and sanitation conditions and the es
tablishment of nines of districts limit
ing the use, height, areji and bulk of
buildings and structures: to recom
mend to the city council and all other
public authorities plans for the regula
tion of the future growth, development
and beniitlflcatlon of tho municipality
In respect to its public and private
building and works, streets, parks,
grounds and vacant lots, and plans
consistent with the future growth and
development of tho city In order to se
cure to the city and Its Inhabitants,
anltatlon. proper service of all public
iit'lities. harbor, shipping and trans
portation fncilltles; to do and pertorm
any and all other acts and things
necessary or proper to carry out the
provisions of this act; and In general
to study and to propose such mea
sure as may be advisable for the pro
motion of the public interest, health,
morals, safety, comfort, convenience
and welfnre if said city, nnd of the
area for six miles adjacent thereto.
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN,
Operators and Employes Are
Dead Locked on Wage Ques
tion; Seamen Wont Take Cut
NKW YORK, April :o. U. P.)
With the operators unci employea ap
parently dead locked on the wage cut
question, a proapect loomed of a (treat
shipping strike for May I. The Am
erican steamship owner aaaociiitlon
announced a reluct: on of 20 to 30 per
cent on that date, when the preaent
agreement explrea. The various bran
ches of tha Internnt'onnl seamens'
j union officially Informed the opera
tora they will not accept the cut.
Mexican Business Men Buy
ingHeavily in Textiles, Min
ing and Railroad Machinery.
CHICAGO. April 20. (U. P.)
Revolution-torn Mexico's credit is
better than that of any other foreign
(nation, this la the atutement of Paul
W. Running, trade expert and advis
or to the Chicago Association of Com
merce. "Mexico la In a better posi
tion to pay than any other country,"
said Running. "Mexican business men
are buying heavily, especially textiles
aI)d ,,, anJ rallrouI machinery,
;Sou(n Anlerlca , d(d commercially
Her dockB are Rwamped wl.h nlaU.rl.
the on,,,, f01)nnv
WILL SHOW MOTION
- PICTURES OF WORK
CTIinrDAICD OA DC
- -UW diUUCDAIVCn UAnd
Wallace Pros., local distributors of
Studebaker cars have arranged tn
show a set of moving picture films to
morrow evening in their show rooms.
These films show the complete manu
facturing of cars from the raw ma
terials. They carry one along to the
very finishing touches and are very
Interesting and educational. The
Studebaker Company haa a lecturer
along to explain the pictures very
thoroughly to the audiences. These
pictures were shown In Walla Walla
last evening to a large gathering.
There Is no charge for these films.
The show starts at 7 : 4 f. .
WAFH1NOTON. April 20. (I. P.)
President Harding will make hi
second trip to New York May 23 and
speak at a dinner on the 12f.th anni-
;versavy of the founding of the New
v. ,,,, , , ,,,.
newspapers in the United States.
PORTLAND. April 20. (t. P.)
Today an unidentified man was taken
from the Willamette river by the flre
Iwat Gerrge Ilk Williams. The police
think he may 'be Jess Hoydston the
jealous suitor who last night shot Mrs.
ihomas Baiter, aged J8, and her hus
band, and then disappeared. The girl
Is thought to be dying.
IN BOMB OUTRAGE
SCRANTON, April 20. (U. P.)
.Mystery surrounds the holding of a
young man whose name Is held, on
suspicion of complicity In the wall
street explosion. '
The man is be.'ng interrogated by de
partment of Justice agents, with re
gard to his alleged connection with n
gang of Italian dynamiters. Th.'
man arrested is being depended on to
furnish Information which It is hoped
will lead to tho apprehension of the
conspiracy members, including the
"brains'' of the gang. H, J. Ahenrn ot
tho secret service, who made the ar
rest, has been working on the case
A r-ro'epsor f the t'nlverlty of Wis.
consln describes selenium oxychlo
ride, a liquid obtained from electro
lytic copper refining, as a solvent fori
rubber, enamels, glues, hydrocarbons I
and many other substances which have1
hitherto been regarded as resistant to
all chemical solvents. j
PENDLETON, OREGON, , WEDNESDAY. EVENING, APRIL
WILL HOLD MANY
Next Two Weeks Will be Filled!
With Conferences Regard
ing German Reparations.
FACED WITH NECESSITY
OF REACHING AGREEMENT
Premier Briand Says Only Way
to Dispose! of Situation is
to Take Military Action.
LONDON, April 20. (Ed L. Keen
1. P. .Staff Correspondent) The al
lied policies toward Germany are be
ing drawn to focus and are faced with
the necessity of reaching an agreement
before May 1.
The next two weens promise to be
filled with conferences of the allied
leaders. The first will be held over the
week end at the home of Lloyd
George's millionaire secretary. Sir
Phllllpp Sussoon, at Hythe. Premier
liriand of France will endeavor to
persuade Italy and Creat Britain, that
the only way to dispose of the situation
Is to take military action. The British
authoritiea frankly a wonder whether
Germajiy will submit the new repara
tions proposals in view of the ultima
tum served on the government yester
day demanding that the country's
metal reserves be stored in Rhineland
under the allied control. When the
ultimaj jm was submitted, the Ger
mans threw up their hands and declar
ed there was no use for further nego
First Game for Pendleton to
Be Played Here Sunday;
Ten Contests on Program.
Plans made this morning at a meet
ing of officials of the Blue Mountain
Baseball League for the season's play
ing assure a ten-game schedule for
each of the six teams that are Includ
ed in the organization.
Pendleton will open at home this
year when Pilot Hock and the Bucks
cross bats here Sunday at Round-t'p
The deliberations of the league offi
cials and representtaives from the
various towns were not all of the quiet
kind, but an agreement that appar
ently meets with the approval of all
factions was adopted, after lively dis
cussions. With minor differences of
opinion pretty thoroughly Ironed 'out.
It is thought that the season Bhould
prove satisfactory both to clubs and
In the absence of President Rex
Ellis, Harry L. Kuck presided at the
meeting this ni. ruing, w h.'ch was held
In the rooms of the Comniercic.l Asso
Those in attendance at the meeting
Included Omar Stephens, vice presi
dent, and W. P. Littlejhon, of Athena:
Kred Moos, seoretary-treasprer, and V.
Mason, of Helix; Dr. Schneider and C.
W. Paulus, Pilot Rock; R. U Rey
noud. Weston; G. S. Newsome and M.
J. Maynold from Milton-Freewater;
Pendleton was represented by Mar
shall Spell, maimger of the Bucks:
The schedule arranged Is as follows:
April 24 Pilot Rock at Pendleton:
Helix at Athena; Weston at Milton
Kreewater. May 1 Pendleton nt Helix; Milton
Freewater at Pilot Rock; Athena at
May 8 Athena at Pendleton; Pilot
Rock at Helix; Mllton-Preewuter at
May 1 Pendleton at Weston; Pi
lot Rook at Athena; Helix at Mllton
Kreewater. May 22 Helix nt Pilot Rock; Mil;
ton-Freewater nt Athena; Weston at
May 29--Arliena - at Tilot Rock;
Weston at Helix; Pendleton at Milton
Freewater. June 5 Milton-Freewater at Pen
dleton: Atliena at Helix; Pilot Rock
June 12 Helix at Pilot Rock; Pen
dleton nt Athena; Weston at Milton
Freewater. June 19 Helix at Pendleton: Wes
ton at Athena; Pilot Rock at Milton
Freewater. June 2fith Pendleton at Pilot
Rock; Milton at Helix: Athena at
IIARMXO PLAYS COI.F
WASHINGTON, April 20. (C. P.)
Following his hurried trip to New-
York and back. Harding todav sought
relaxation on the golf links. He left
the while bouse at eight o'clock and
motored to the links.
FARMERS TAKE FIGHT
FOR FREIGHT REDUCTION
RATES DIRECT TO HEAD
Representatives From All
Parts of S. Hold Meeting
to Discuss Freight Rates.
WASHINGTON. April 20. -(A. P.)
Fanners from all parts of tho Unit-
ed States arc meeting here today un-
der the auspices of the National Farm-
era Union decided to take their Ight
for a reduction In freight rate direct
to President Harding. They reached
this derision nftee Hi. fnrmr.ru' fi...kei..
man had conferred with the interstate
commerce commission to urge lower
WASHINGTON, April 20. (A. P.)
Officials of the farmers union said
the president probably would be ask
ed to call a conference of the ship
pers and federal rail agencies, steel in
terests and bankers to discuss the vol
untary railroad rates adjustment to
restore commerce lo its accustomed
Decision frill be Reported to
Extraordinary Meeting of Di
plomatic Advisory Council.
TOKIO, April 20. (A. P.) The
cabinet yesterday decided there was
no reason to alter Japan's policy on
the Yap mandate question because of
the recent American note, according
to the Nichi Nichi. The decision will
fce reported Friday to an extraordi
nary meeting of the diplomatic ad.ia
ory council, the newspaper adds. The
foreign office would neither confirm
nor U'tty the report. . .
AMERICAN LEGION SEND
INVITATIONS TO ATTEND
CONVENTION IN KANSAS
WASHINGTON, April 20. U. P.)
The American legion has announced
that formal invitations to prominent
representatives of Great Britain,
France, Belgium and Italy have been
extended though the state department
and embassies to attend the third an
nual three day convention at Kansas
City in October. The invitations in
clude Foch, Admiral Beattle, Lieut.
General Baron Jacques and General
TROUTDALE STATE BANK
TROITOALE, Ore.. April 20. (U.
P.) The Troutdale State Bank was
enivmlntalv n'rpi'knil hv Veetrs who mis-
judged the amount of nitroglycerine I
nmrv tr. htour the safe. The blast I
aroused the entire town. The safe
blowers escaped, empty handed. Sher
iffs are on their trail.
NEW YORK, April 20. (U. P.) j
A party of 200 Italian merchants, i
ranchers and vlneyardists from Call-I
fornia sailed on the Olympic and will i
visit their old homes. The Olympic j
carried 2000 passe nsrers. '
BOY BANDITS WHO ESCAPED
FROM TRAIN ARE CAPTURED
ONE LAD HAS LEG INJURED
WASHINGTON, April 20.
(I. P.) The senate Is expected
to ratify the Colombian treaty
late today, thus disposing of a
controversy which has been
wased with Colombia ever since
the Panama revolt of 1903, when
the Roosevelt admin stratum got
the canal site from Panama.
In the house the nays nnd
means committee are to hear the
southern tariff 'association rep
LITTLE GIRL HAS EYE
INJURED BY BROKEN
GLASS FROM WINDOW
left eye of little Mlsa Ardella
Herley, five-year-old daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Her
ley, who live on their ranch near
the government reservoir, la be
ing made here in Pendleton.
The little girl suffered a seri
ous Injury to the member Sat
urday when glass from a win
dow, through which she was
watching boys play ball, struck
her when the pane was broken
by a wild pitch.
The outer covering of the eye
was pierced by particles of glass
and at first It was thought the
sight would be lost. Expert
med.cal attention was secured as
quickly as possible, however,
and this morning, the little girl
is resting easj-. She can see with
the eye now. If inflamation
does not set in. it is hoped that
the removal of the member will
not be necessary. Mr. und Mrs.
Herley came here from South
Dakota thre years ago.
HIGH SCORERS AT
Local Man Second in Inland
Empire Special; Tied for
Third in Another Event.
WALLA WALLA. April 20. R. G.
Lacey, of Wells, Ore., carried off the
honors of the registered tournament
yesterday afternoon, breaking til out
of 400 targets, and making the long
-4jun of ltu.tr He also won the.Golden
Pheasant overture with 100 straight,
but was eliminated from receiving
the trophy by the program provision
that one man could w'n but one tro
phy. He had won the Blue Mountain
L. A. Drumm, of Lewiston, who won
the Golden Pheasant overture yestef
day with 99. He had second hiidi run
of 109 in the two days shooting. W.
Hegler of St. John, Wash., won the
second trophy in the Golden Pheasant
overture with 98 and C. B. Joelin. of
Uol,,. ffclrrt with 07 finri
George B. Baker, of Seattle, fourth
Frank Troeh, of Vancouver, won
the Inland Empire special with 99;
D. Houser, of Pomeroy, was second
with 96. D. C. Bowman, of Pendleton,
who scored 98 being eliminated be
cause of previous winning. Dr. S. A.
Fulton, of Walla Walla, was third,
with 95, and C. B. Preston, of Tort
land, was fourth with 94.
Frank Troeh was eliminated for
second honors in the Golden Pheasant today f,.om biows Qn the n(,ad "wnen
overture in the shoot off. ,he wag sIug(e, wlth bat on Aprl, g
High men in tne Goiden Pheasant! His assailants were unapprehended,
overture were: R. C. Lacey 100; John Kiluski, whom Kokosi sue.
William Hegler. Frank Troeh and G. ceeded aa president of the district
H- Arland, Garfield, 99; G. B. Joslln.
rresiou, i oi nao.i , . r.g..ei.
Spokane, 97; George B. Baker. Seat
tle; A. F. Campbell, YaRima, 96.
Inland Empire special, high guns
were: Frank Troeh, 99; D. C. Bow
man, Pendleton, 98; William Houser.
Pomeroy. 96; Pr. S. A. Fulton. R.
Searle, Seattle: Ew H. Keller, Portland:
R. G. Lacey, Wells. Ore.; C. B. Pres
ton and Louis Drumm, 94.
Unpleasant weather yesterday after,
noon marred the shoot somewhat, but
it passed off very smoothly and nil
shooters appeared to be well satisfied
with the affair
In the I'lue Mountain Special event
Monday Dan Bowman tied for third
place and won out in the shoot off, it
requiring 100 shots to decide the tie.
I'l'K I I.AMI, April Id. tl , U.
"Harry only bad on his birthday
clothes. 1 had on a Pair of B. V. D.'s.
but there was not mu-:i left of them
when 1 hit the track and skidded a
Thus Jimmy Milner, 16 years obi.
alleged auto bandit, jailbreaker and
stick-up man explained the latest sen
sational escnpude of Mmself and pal,
Harry 11 of fee.
4, i The boys, handcuffed and leg tron
Jed, escaped from the U. S. marshal by
jumping from a train In the Siskiyou
j mountains early yesterday, but were
I recaptured and brought to Portlund
toilav. "We sneaked out of the vesti-
I hole while the Marshall was asleep
'and threw bis pants and coat off the
: train which was going pretty fast. It
j was a(Svury proposition to J'Mnp, be-
ing hooked up like we was. We could
not Jump at the same time so I went
first and Harry did not jump soon
enough so I hint my leg bud," said
4 the Seattle youngster.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
Would Secure Amendments to
Colombian Treaty Making it
Unacceptable to Colombia.
SENATOR POIN DEXTER
OFFERS 3 AMENDMENTS
First Clause Would Reduce
Debt to fce Paid by United
States to $15,000,000.
AVASHINGTON, April 20. (U. PJ
Facing defeat in their efforts to pre
vent the ratification of the Colombian
treaty the senator opposing it began
a vigorous campaign to secure amend
ments that would make it unaccept
able to Colombia. Acting for tain
group were Senator Polndexter rf
Washington.' He offered three amend
ments, the frst to reduc from 25 to
15 million dollars the sum to be paid
Colombia by the United States; second
the elimination ot the provision giving;
Colombia the right to transport troops,
munitions and warships through th
canal and over the railroad free; tha
third provided that Colombia should
be on an equality with the other na
tions using the canal as to tolls,
charges, etc., but r.ot on an equality
with the Ignited States as the treaty
Weeks Will Co to Panama.
WASHINGTON, April 20. (IT. P.)
Secretary of War Weeks announced
he will go to Panama soon to make an
Investigation of the canal sone with n
view to making radical changes in tha
method of operation. This is neces
sary, he said, to reduce the govern
ment expenses of operation of the
70ne. Weeks called the whole sys
tem of the zone administration th
most expensively run government ,ln
the world nnd said it la a "pure state
of socialism." It Is now costing
JSOfl.OOO per month. Weeks said, ex
clusive of the maintenance, of tha
American troops in Panama.' ;,r
MOROSCO IS AURAIGNKn
NKW YORK, April 20. A. P.)
Oliver Morosco, (fee theatrical pro
ducer, was arraigned on a charge of
violating the Volstead act by having;
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EX-PRESiDENT OF MEAT
CHICAGO, April 20. (V. p.)
Stanley Rokosz, former president of
thd ChiC.'lffO me:if rtiMara nnlnn rfl-J
(council, was assassinated a year ago.
ELEVEN YEAR OLD LAD
TO FACE MURDER TRIAL
KNOX. Ind., April 20. (U. p.)
The trial of Creil Burkett, aged 11,
charged with murdering Bennle Sla
vin, a seven year old playmate was set
today fnr May 31. Y'oung Burkett Is
charged with shooting his playmate
last thanksgiving day. following a
15 PRISONERS ESCAPE
JAIL; 6 ARE CAPTURED;
REST REMAIN FUGITIVES
KANSAS C1TT. April 20. (IT. p.)
Fifteen prisoners at the municipal
farm at Leeds sawed their way to free
dom. Six were captured, after a chasa
by the guards. The rest are fugitives.
TRTED BY WOMEN JURY
CHICAGO. April 20. (U. P )
Prosecutor Lloyd lleth served notice
that he would demand a women Jury
to try Mid. Cora Orthweln. the beau
tiful divorcee and arrinlty slayer,
charged with the manslaughter lit
Herbert C. Zciglcr. executive of tha
Goodyear tire and rubber company.
Mrs. Orthweln collapsed when she
was led Into the court by her. attor
ney. Hen Short and cried Incessantly
throughout the proceedings. Tha rmmn
Is continued until May lsth. Tha wo.
mun, who said, following Zelglvr'
death, "I loved Herb and I killed
him," said she shot him In self le.
tense, when he broke Into har "gold