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REPARATIONS PROPOSALS MADE BY GERMANY ARE N
HARK MAY BE
ASKED TO DELAY
U. S. Will Take This Step if
Italy and England Refuse to
Make Rejection of Last Offer
BRITISH ASK GERMANS TO
CLARIFY SOME CLAUSES
Note Will be Taken Before
Supreme Council This Week
for Careful Consideration.
Washington, Apm 27. (a. l.
Bradford, U. P. Bluff Correnpondem.)
The United Htutm may auk France
to delay the propowd occupation of
the Huhr Valley. Thla atep. It la learn
frd. Ii In contemplation in the event
Italy and Britain refune to support
France in the flat rejection of the lut.
at German offer.
Hliould Italy and Hrltuln Hlnnlfy to
the Blttte department that they want
a chance to dlacuH the new Ger
man offer. Franc will probably be
re4ueted t1 hold back her troopa until
after another effort has been made to
reach an agreement.
British Aak I-Uplanatlon
tNtMN, April J7. (Ed 1 Keen,
V. p. Htaff Cprreapoodent.)-The Hrlt.
lab foreign office asked Berlin to
clarify aome cUiuaes in the latest re
paratlons foffer. Thn nine Inui"
that If aceentnhli. nxnlnnntfona of tha
Vasme clauaau were, received, the new
proposals will not be rejected outrlslit
but will ttt taken before tiie supreme
council this week for careful consid
Will Notify l ulled Stale
fARIS, April 17. (A. P.) Premier
Prland Is considering: the German
reparations propoanls. - When hia de
clHlon Is reached It will be communi
cated first to the United Btates kov
ernment. In political circles close to
the premier the belief Is expressed
that the Huhr district would he oc
cupied Immediately after May flirt.
Shipping Board Representative
. and Spokesmen for Marine
Worker! do'Not Agree on Cut
.WASHINGTON, April 27. (A. P.)
--Sharp differences' In opinion rs to
w?e reductions between Chairman
Pensbn of the shipping: board and the
spokenmen for the marine workers de
veloped at the opening' today of con
ferences called by the chairman In an
effort to aveit the threatened strlkr
May first. . Andrew Furuscth, presi
dent of the International Seamens un
Idn and other'spokesmen for the work.
er declared the 15 percent reduction
declared by rear Admlrnl Benson as
necessary was unacceptable to the nn
Ir.ns. BenHon said the present econ
omic conditions fully warrant the re
dut'tlon of the marine wages.
; Benson poolnres for Oiicn Shop
WASHINGTON, April 27. (I'. P.)
A wage cut of not less than IS per
cent was proposed by Admiral Benson
to the seamen and ship owners who
met here to adjust tho differences
which threaten a lleup of shipping
on May first. At the same time Ben
son declared for open shop on Ameri
. Reported by Major Lee- Moorhouae,
Minimum, IB. ' 1
Kainfnll, .0(1 Inches. .
n nd warmer.
mmm .... , ; K DISCUSSED
i ; SEPARATE. PEACE
' ' F Senator Walsh of Mass., is to
' . ' C 5 sPcak to Senate on Treat-
- ', - ; ment of ex-Service Men.
, ' Ways and
' . ' Regular
Mri. LydlR Hoyt, of New York and
Itltll HI.I'lO, t' B.t..n In a 1
.. . " " cmc-rcd llie mov es. She is to nnneir
i(H .Norma Talmndge. In a film called "The Wonderful Thins"
BAY TEAM OWNED BY
PENLAND BROS. TIPS .
SCALES AT 4670 LBS.
Just 4Giu pounds Is the weight
.of the !! bay team bcTonsirtE
to i'enland llros Transfer Co., uc-
cording to weights, secured re-
cenlly when the big beauties
were put over the scales. That
means more than two and a
quarter tons of horse flesh in
The team Is the pet layout of
the barns, and tht-y are the
very apple of Jim Uicliardson's
eye.. Jim drives the b.g boys,
keeps their coata shining and
sees that tin y Ret Just about the
right umount to cat, and when
there Is tin 'especially hard pull
to be made, it Is Jim and the
big boys who are called on to
move the load. They tinder-
stand each other pretty well,
too, anil Jim has the pair trained
until they understand hia lan-.
The team hus atlnicted a lot
of attention on the streets of
Pendleton; The We.ghls secur-
ed the other day-Included only
bridles extra. '
after Shooting Friend Turns
Gun on Herself; Both Girls
Are Near Point of Death.
CHICAGO, April 27. (V. P.)
Jeanctte Boy, the daughter of a well
known contractor, fired two bullets
Into the body of Catherine Davis and
then turned the gun on herself. The
tragedy is the rsult of a quarrel be
tween tho girls, who have been close
friends for several years Physicians
said they were holh near death.
The shooting took place on the ele
vated platform at Madison and Wa
bash In the nenlt of the "loop," and
threw hundreds of persons hurrying
to work. Into n panic. Miss Davis, a
bookkeeper, had Just left the train on
her way to. work. Miss Boy, hiding
behind n post, pulled a revolver from
her hand hag and fired. The girl
with the pistol then held the crowd at
bav. rushed down the street and fired
three shots Into her own body. The
police said Miss Davis received n letter
from Miss Boy recently, enclosing
PABADISK INN SNOW COVl'.RK.D
i TACOMA, Wash., April 27. (A. p.l
Paradise Inn high on the side of
snow cupped Mount Balnler near hero,
which Is visited every summer by
thousands of tourists, was buried un
der snow this winter. Several
Taconia boy scouts wio visited Bainfer
park recently had to dig n twenty foot
tunnel to gain entrance to the hotel. A
caretaker told them It snowed contin
uously for forty days and nights on
U the mountain during the winter.
Newport, famous as
"the most beau-
Wages of Memhers of Trades
Unions Seems Assured.
That the costs of building will be
down pretty well to what they were
before the war when the ten per cent
reiluriion in the wages of memhers of
he Trades and Labor Council unions
sroes Into effeit May 1 seems to be as
Hired niter a survey of prices for ma
terials I bat enter into the construc
tion of buildings.
As&uruiK'e has been given by the
representatives of labor that the cut
will lie accepted by the organized
'rudes nf Pendleton. A meeting will
be held tonight when definite action
is expected y the plumbers and Sand.v
McLain, secretary of the council, said
today that the cut has been accepted
by other members of the council of
I'end'.eton as It has been accepted at
Portland and over the rest of the slate.
The costs of some of tho materials
ire down to aoout what prevailed be
fore the war, according to business
nouses. This applies to lumber am
An instance of the reduction thai
las taken place in the price of plumh
ng inaier.als was given by a leading!
plumber of the city who took 4-inch
wil cast iron pipe as an example.
"When I came to Pendleton ten
years ago, this pipe was selling at fifty
cents a foot " he said. 'Today It is
selling nt fifty-five cents a foot, and
this price Is a reduction from ninety-
five cents a foot which was the price
i year ago. Most of the reduction has
leen mado since January 1 in the
Lumber pr'ces have also been ad
insted until they are practically on a
level with tho prices charged before
be war. according to lumbermen.
There is still ft slight bulge due to the
went.v -live ' per cent Increase it
freight rates which the final buyc
must pay. but prices are down. Prices
leper.d on the quantity of material ta
ken .whether cash Ja paid and other
EFFORTS ARE RENEWED
TO HAVE AUTOMOBILES
ON BERMUDA ISLANDS
BKBMl'DA, April 27. (A. P.)
Renewed efforts to enact a law per
mitting the use of automobiles In Ber
muda have been made this spring by
members of the Bermuda assembly.
I hese Islands have held out thus
far against what Is considered a "dan
gerous Innovation," but there is
strong party for rapid transit.
The chief opponents of automobiles
are American winter, residents and
tourists. Mrs. Vincent Astor, of New
York, who bits been occupying a resi
dence on Hamilton harbor for the
past two seasons, sent a letter to the
local newspaper objecting to their in
troduction on the island.
As this colony has only a little
more than 19 squire miles of nren.
visitor's do not regard motor transport '
as a neeesMty. 8lnce the Island of
Nantucket admitted automobiles, this
is about tbe only civilised place from!
which they are barred.
HEARINGS ON ANTI-GRAIN
GAMBLING BILL CONTINUES
WASHINGTON, April 27. U. P.)
In the senate the Knox peace reso
lution la being considered. Walsh of
Mrmsarhusetts is to speak on the treat
ment of ex-service men. The finance
committee considered the Young
emergency tariff bill In the executive
session. The house agricultural com
mittee continued Its hearings on the
t apper-Tincher "anil grain gambling"
bill. The ways and means committee
continued the consideration of regular
BE HELD TOMORROW
The first nf the open forum lunch
eons for the membership of the Pen
dleton Commercial Association, re
cently approved by the board of man
agers of the organization, will be held
Thursday at noon at Ihe Quelle. In
terest being manifested in the affair
indicates that there will be a large
turnout of the members for the initial
The luncheon will start promptly at
12 o'clock, but the t me limit for eat
ing and the speeches that will follow
has been set at an hour and a quarter
hich will insure adjournment being
taken at 1:15. This limit was estab
lished to make is possible for business
men to attend without losing too much
The special program for tomorrow's
affair will include at least two speak
ers who will discuss different angles of i
the "Buy At Home Movement" which I
is being sponsored by Ihe association.
Roy Haley, former president of the
association and Will H. Bennett, bank
er, will both give brief talks to show
the advantages of such practice.
Only a lim'ted number of persons
can be accommodated at the luncheon
md reservations will le made for
those who have indicated their lnten
ion of attending. Secretary Claud
larr is anxious that those who plan to
be present shall call him this evening
ir early Thursday morning in order
that h;s list may be complete.
President James 11. Sturgis will pre
side nt tiie meeting.
Wheat declined In price today, May
wheat closing at f 1.25 and July at
3-4. Yesterday's market showed
.May's clos ng at fl.26 1-2 and July's
at $1.05 1-3.
Following are tbe quotations re
ceived by i ivcrbeck A Cooke, from the
Chicago grain market:
Open. High. Low.
27 1.2i tl.2r.4
1.117 W. 1.04
.62 14 .113
,37i,i .37 'j
.38 4 .ss-H
Wheat The market had
tone early and prices well maintained;
until the last hour when Influence e-'!
bearish news from abroad was felt '
and caused the decline at tbe close.
Aside from the Greek order the sea-j,
board said there was no evidence of
any foreirn demand and that Germany:
would not be interested in any of fers i
until arter May first and Italy until j
the middle of May. Argentine prices
are now quoted about 3 1-2 lower than !
the Gulf wheat. Country offerings
were reported very light and the re- j
ports to the effect that new wheat is ;
being contracted for In certain parts nf
the country at 75 cents a bushel, dole
not seem loulcnl for nt nnv r.itA nnM
general enough to consider a market!
factor. Bearish factors have been 1
quite well discounted and we hardly!
think declines from ths level will lie I
IT WILL BE
REVIEW FOR GRAND ARMY
VETERANS IN PENDLETON
A dramatic feature of the G.
A. B. convention to be held here
in June is that it will be the last
time the Grand Army men will
eer assemble In Pendleton and
quite likely they will never meet
agaJn In Kastern Oregon. Tho
ranks of the O. A. K grow thin
ner each year and as even the
youngest of the veterans are In
the seventies the hand of time
will fail heavily upon them dur
ing the next decade.
The G. A. B. last met here 27
years ago and at that time the
organization was In Its prime.
This lime they request that their
parade be short and that pro
grams in their honor be closed
at 9 p. m. or thereabouts.
Ow.'ng to the fact the coming
convention will doubtless repre
sent the last review of the veter
ans in Pendleton it is desired by
Ihe local committee that all pos
sible cordiality be manifested by
the local committee that all pos
sible cordiality be manifested
by the people during their stay.
Booms for their use are now be
ing listed with the Commercial
Association and all having rooms
that may be used are asked to
report them soon. A price of
$1 per man has been set and
11.50 per room where two oc
cupy one room.
bitti:r takkk sm.ight drop
POBTI.AND, April 27. (A. P.)
Cattle are steady; hogs are 75c lower.
prime light J9.50I& 10; sheep
eggs, are steady and butter is
Defendant is in Seclusion on
His Ranch at Milwaukee
, Few Miles South of Here.
PORTl-AND, April 27 (U. P.)
Albers the multi-millionaire miller and
former head of the Albers Bros. Flour
Mills Co., trial is a sensation here and
feeling is exceptionally bitter against
Claims He Was Pro-Gorman
Albers is now in seclusion on his
ranch at Milwaukee, a few miles
south of here.
Following are some of the alleged
utterances on which his conviction is
based, according to court records: "I
am German and do not deny it. Once
a German, always a German. I served
"5 years under the kaiser and would
so back tomorrow. I am pro-German
and so ore my brothers. A German
can never be beaten by a yank. You
can never lick the kaiser, not in a
thousand years. To hell with Amer
ica, I have helped German in t he
war, and I would give every eent I
have to defeat the Cnlted States." Al
bers pi.'adedintoixcation as part of
Government Confesses Krror
WASHINGTON, April 27. (C. P.)
The government confessed its error
and asked u reversal of the sup'em!
court of the conviction of Henry Al
bers of Portland, for alleged pro-German
utterances made during the war.
The motion was made by Solicitor Gen
eral F. Uierson and will automatically
result in the removal of the conviction.
Albers was fined slU.Oiii) and sen
IciH'Cd to two years by the Oregon
Strike Blow nt ITcs'rteiit I
PORTLAND. April 27. II'. P.l
"Merely a camouflaged pardon to save
Herding face," declare: r.arneti Gold
si in. an ex-deputy I'nited States At
lorney, when told of the Albers decl-
i ion. Goldstein assisted In the prose
cution of the rich miller.
"Justice is done nt lust." commented
Henry McGinn, Alber s attorney. Al- ! did the fish pirates again attempt to for I nited Press by J. W. T, Mason)
btrs ljimself would not talk. The early : rush the wardens off the river. Four Germany's reparations offer to allies
newspaper comment is inclined to be I arrests were made and 15 warrants are 'is a deceptive effort to create the im
cr.ustic. o:it, on various charges including j pression that allies terms have been
1 1 threats to kill. IT. Meade, deputy 1 substantially met. As a mutter of
fi flfifl filRI niAPPFAR I
IN U. S. I
J ONE YEAR '
WASHINGTON, April 27.
l'. P.l Sixty five thousand
glils disappeared in tbe I'nited
States lust year without leaving
any trace. The great majority
were lured to big cities from
small towns nnd farms. They
have dropped from sight and
their fate is an unsolved mys
tery. Th. 8 story was brought to
the national mothers' congress
and parent teacher association
convention with a plan for the
creation of a central bureau to
help find the missing girls.
IJeut Catherine Van Winkle of
the District of Columbia police
department, told the convention
one of the country's biggest
needs was to save the army of
girls annually lost in the big
0BREG0N ISSUES ORDERS
TO MILITARY LEADERS TO
PROCEED WITHOUT MERCY
MEXICO CITY. April 27.
(U. l. ) Obregon has ordered
the military leaders to proceed
"without mercy" agaianst the
northern Mexico revolutionary
leaders an doniy an absolute sur
render will be accepted, he said.
JiKTrXTIVK IS WOI XBFJK
EBIK. Pa., April 27. (U. P.) A
man believed to be Charles Chair,
wanted In Denver for a twenty-three
thousand dollar robbery, was seriously
wounded in a gun battle with rail
road detectives. His recovery is doubt
ful. One detective was wounded.
HARDING NO.MIXATKS C.VMPHIXI,
WASHINGTON, April 27. (P. P.
Harding has sent to the senate the
j nomination of J. B. Campbell of Spo
kane to be a member of the interstate
commerce commission. Kdward Clif
ford of Chicago, is nominated as as-
jslstant secretary of the treasury.
FRANK GLAZE DIVES
OVER HANDLEBARS OF
Diving in water is very satis-
factory and a source of pleas-
ure but to try the same sport on
dry land ever the handle-bars of
a buck'ng motorcycle is quite
this stunt is likely to lead to
siime discomfort and even worse 4
This observation has been reg-
istered by Frank Glaze of the E.
O. force. Monday Frank bought
him a new "gas bicycle' 'and last
night when he slowed down at a
corner and swerved to one side
to avoid a rapidly approaching
car. he took a plunge over the
handle bars. The motorcycle
wan temporarily placed on the
casualty list and Frank received
a neat hook to the point of the
jaw and made him wonder if
Jack Dempsey had touched him.
Aside from a slight soreness in
bruised muscles this morning
he is as enthusiastic about mo
torcycles as ever, and some
work on "Betsy" will see him
back in the acrobatic field with
in a day or two.
Search' Lights Playing and Pa-
trol Boats Filled With Armed
Men Keep Watch on River.
OREGON CITY. April 27. (P. P.)
With Captain A. K. Burghdiiff, state
Fiime warden in charge, search lights
playing, and power boats filled with
arm'. fi wardens were keeping patrol
throughout the night. State offic:a!s
reversed the fish pirate situation and j
rir ti'u.i.v in ninuui hi iiie iiiitiii-
ette river. Spasmodic skirmishes
me.rkec the night. Patrol boats were
j sree'ed with occassional fusilades of
! stores from ashore hut there was 110 I
, recurrence of yesterdays shooting, nor
"'arden is recovering from severe in-f'ict,
juries received Tuesday when he was;
I vlnib l.v i hil.li- 1,iiH1 lnln hia '
boat from the cliff. Roy Bremmer,
another deputy, evaded an attempt to
throw him off the suspension bridge.
State officials are seeking the secret
market where the pirates are np -
isirentlv disposing of illegally caught
NKW PIIASK IX ,1111 RX Al.ISM
LONDON. Apr'l 27. (A. P.l Ini
tial trials will son be ma.te in th'
publication of a tViiiy ii"sparer from
iairplanes in flight a new phase of
Airplane will leave Paris and Lon
don dai!-. Mariics from Paris will
print ed tious of the Aerial Mall in
I French and tno'-e fr, m ViivIhu I w'li
print thc r copies in English. Batch
es of the papers w.ll be dropped by
parachute in I'enioi'.ne Itouen. Ami
ens iiii1 other cities where there are
laibseribe'T .says the Daily Mail.
The machines will le equipped with
wireless in addition to complete print -ii-
plants n'nd will issue news of poli
tics, finance, sport and that of a gen
ATTACKS OH HIM
Germany Waited With Undis
guised Anxiety for Answer to
Latest Reparations Offer.
NOTE INVOKED CRITICISM
OF FOREIGN MINISTER
Amount Offered Was High and
Prospect of 42 Years Indebt
edness Was Displeasing.
PARIS, April 27! (Webb
Miller, U. P. Staff Correspond- ,
ent.) The new German repar
ations proposals are not ac
ceptable to France, it is stated
officially. Ambassador Jusse
rand at Washington has been
Offer Not Acvcptf-d.
k P. Staff Correspondent.) Foreign
Minister Von Simons offered hia res
ignation because of the attacks on
him in connection with the new repar
ations offer it has been learned from
the most reliable source. Vp to noon
today the offer has not been accepted.
Germany- w aited with titd;fcguied
anxiety for the answer to her latest
reparations offer. The note Invoked
criticism of Von Simons, because the
amount offered was extremely, high
and the prospects'of 4 "ars of In
debtedness was dispieasinS.
Amity of Alll.-s Thirnteneil.
April 27. (IT. P) Germany's new
est reparations offer threatened the
am,ty of the allies. While French of
ficials immediately branded tho pro
posals as unacceptable, Britain pro
j ceeded to ask Berlin for a clarification
of the vague clauses, leading to the be
lief that Bhe w.ll consider negotiations,
France is determined to aleie the Ruhr
valley and inflict a harsh penalty on
Germany "for her failure to meet the
treaty terms." Italy opposes the
French plans. Britain ha shown her
w'llinrjiess. to support. France in case
Germany does not make an acceptable
offer. The I'nited States may ask
France to hold back her plans while
the proposal Is being considered.
! Hughes Awaits News.
i WASHINGTON, April 27. A. P.)
I Word from the allied capitals as to
jtbe accrptr.nce of the German coun
ter proposal, on reparations was
awaited rbday. by Secretary Hughes
1 1 before he framed his reply to the
lilutest Berlin communication.
OFFER TO ALLIES IS
foilM Create an
Allied Terms Had
NEW YORK, April 27. (Written
liermany has camouflaged her
offer In smh a way that If it were ac
CCD ted. the allien WnnlH tienHnHli- ..
Iceive less than one half of their de-
; niands. By a piece of suggestive pro-
I pagunihi Oeruumy hu created the
j impression that she has offered to pay
'be allies 2uil billion gold murks, or
J 5" billion dollars. Germany has done
I nothing of the kind. By complicated
(reference to the interest payments the
i - ''riiians nave created an entirely
talse impression the matter. The of
fer, strippe.l of deceptive phrases. Is
that she will pay the allies Su billion
gold marks, or 12 und one half bil
KKI.I.Y S I P VITII KI TH.
BROOKLYN, April 27. (A. P.)
George Kelley. first buseman of the
Giants, made bis fifth home run of
the season In the game with th
Brooklyn Nationals today, tying Babe
DF.MPSKY STARTS TRAlXIVfi.
NEW YORK, April 27. A. P.l
Demiwey today began hi formal
training at summit. N. J., for Ihe
Carpentier mutch 00 July second.