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iii miWfiimi Saturday
. : - --" HGtOKG'- DP"lfll - GJUIUlt.; - lO GREAT BRITAIN,
Freshman Says He Stands on'
- What He Said After Reading1
Lloyd .George's : Warning.
INSISTS ON EXECUTION ;
; OF VERSAILLES TREATY
Nothing In Treaty Says Ger
mans Shall Get Rich Mining
District of Upper Silesia.
PARIS, May (Wehb Miller, V.
l Waff Correspondent.) Premier j
Brland of Pranoa reiterated the state.
, mem of Saturday, flinging down the
gauntlet to Great Britain. "I atand
on what I said Saturday," he declared
after reading Lloyd -C.eorge' warning
of yesterday. "Thera la nothing In the
VeraaJlle treaty aaylng tha Oermana
hall get the rich mining dlatrlct of
Ipper Hileala, while the J'olea get tha
France Iiuast mi Treaty
PARIS, May 11. (A. P. Premlei
Brland told correHpondenta that
Franc Insist tipnn the execution of
tha Veraolllea treaty In drawing a line
between Germany and Poland In l'p
France Ignore England
PARIS, May 1. (I. P.) Ignoring
Oreot Britain In the L'pper Sllrsio con
troveray, the French government aent
a nota to Berlin protesting against the
entrance of unorganised ' Oermnn
hand a Into Silesia. The note Intimated
that Oermany ahould clone her front-
'SPIRIT BABY'S' DEATH
WILL BE INVESTIGATED
rF.BKQUK, Colo., May 19. (17. P.J
The "uplrlt baby-' of Mr, and Mr.
Robert Mayer died or strangulation,
according to a verdict of the coroner'a
Jury. The Infant'a body waa f xhume.l
from the back yard of the Mayer home
after neighbors reported l death to
official. The Mayera assert the In
fant wa born of eplrtt through an Im
maculate) conception and not of thej
flesh; that they had received a mes
sage from the "great beyond" that the
child hod not long to live. No arrest
have been made, but the police are In
vestigating the case.
BACRAMKNTO, May 19. r. P.)
What railway mall aervic officials
believe was an attempt to rob "the
mall car of the Southern Pacific pas
senger train number 11. f a.stbound.
waa frustrated early today when two
men were discovered In the car. The
train stopped -and the men fled.
faiTled Mitch Mall.
RAN FRANC1HCO, Moy 1. (!'. P.)
Train No. 10, San Francisco-Ogden
express, carried the bulk of the Hun
Francisco mall for the east, accord
ing' to Southern Pacific officials.
YOUTHFUL YEGGS ARE
PORTIAXD. May 19. (17. P.
Two youthful safecrackers were corn
ensd in a local Jewelry store at t a. nt
busily pounding awuy at the suf
Fede Dargeff, If years of age, and
Frank Birdsall, 17 ura of oge, said
they came from Pan rTancisco a wees
ago and confessed to the robbery of a
large drug atore since arriving here.
The youthful yegg gained entrance to
the Jewelry atore through a skylight;
punched a knob off the safe and were
endeavoring to knock In the combina
tion when the police broke In the
dqprs, and captured them. .
NEW REGULATION UNDER
WHICH. LIQUOR MAY BE
IMPORTED IS ISSUED
WABHTXOTOX, May 19. (A. P.)
To guard more closely the only ave
nue by which alcoholic beverage may
enter the country, the state depart
ment Issued new regulations under
which members and employe of em
basHte and legations may Import It
. t i '
; LmSITXH MARKET STFAOY
PORTLAND. May 19. (A. P.)
Cattle are weak; ho are aieady
sheep are slow. Kggs and butler re
main firm. i
LEADER URGES PEOPLE TO SURRENDER
LOCAL PEOPLE STUM BY
OUTSIDE A GENTS SELLING
'cloth ON CrTY STREETS
That Pendleton people' are be
ing hoodwinked Into buying
cheap auit cloth, tinder the Im
pression that It la Imported fab
ric wan a statement made last
night by August Noreen, presl
dent of the Pendleton merchant
tailor organization, when he ap
peared before the city council
and asked for aid from the
municipality in atippresslng the
Commenting on the report.
Councilman Bond declared that
the report of Mr. Moreen wa In
no wine exaggerated. One deni
er aold IS.COO worth of gooda In
Pendleton in a ahnrt time, dur
ing the paat week, Mr. Bond
Customers are led to believe
they are getting bargain be
cause agent pone aa sailors on
leave, and the suggestion Ix left
that the good have been smug
gled into this country from
F.urope. The price charged are
very high, the dealer declare,
and the quality of the goods
poor. The matter was not acted
on last night, the city attorney
being given time to examine city
ordinance having a bearing of
Passengers Livttock Farm
Equipment, Household (foods
Make Up Special Trains.
ST. PPAITL. May !. (I'. P.) Pe
tween 111,000 and 20,000 Mennoiiltes
will begin an exodus from Canada to
Mexico within three weeks. They will
spend more than 1 1,000,000 In fares.
Negotiation for their transportation
closed this week. Members of the Or
der, who claim they have been perse
cuted by the Canadian government,
will seek asylum In Mexico, the'r
agents sold. Passengers, livestock,
farm equipment and household goods
will make up the special trains to
move across the country from the
north to the south.
Not since the days of the flight
the Mnrmona from Natuvoo, Ills., to
Halt has there been such a mas"d
movement of a religious order on the
American continent. Tljey will ,ettle
at West Durnngo, Mexico. The Mexi-
vmh Kuvrrnmeiu mil give iirr 1 1 u mi-- ,
portation from the Mexican border.
n i k tvi.h. r.t Ka.kxinon i hA I
. ... .Ililinnn Im nnHnr ariwuf nt ntivminf V.
arranging for the transportation of
hundreds from various parta of Can
Thousands of Acres of Alfalfa,
Hay and Grain Lands Are
Flooded in Union County.
PORTLAND. May 19. (A. P.)
The Columbia and Willamette and
other streams in the Columbia basin
continued rising today due to rains
and the melting snow tn the foothills.
Report from I ji Grande say that 12,
000 acres of hay, grain, alfalfa and
pasture lund are flooded near I'nlon.
Thousands of dollars damuge la done.
The lower dock levels are flooded
here with the Wllllmette 17 feet.
At The Dulles the Columbia Is 30.fi
toduy. The flood stuge there la 40
feet. Reports from the upper reaches
indicate the flood si age will probably
be reached Sunday.
It is predicted the Willamette will
be 1(1. 9 here Sunday. ,
JUDGMENT IS ENTERED
PHI LA DELPHI A, May 19. (A. P.)
Judsniem was entered yesterday In
the federal district court here against
all the property of Mrs. Emma A.
Ilergdoll, who was sentenced to a year
and a day Imprisonment and fined
$"000 on charges of conspiracy to aid
B-r sons, Ornver C. and Erwin R.
Pergdoll to desert front the I'nlted
State Army. Thl was done to Insure
payment of the fine.
Mrs. Rergdoll was reported to have
eald that h would never pay the fine.
DAILY EAST OEEOONIAN, PENDLETON. OEEGON, THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 19, 1921,
Korfanty Wants People in Up
per Silesia to Resume Work,
Avoid Conflict With Germans
POLISH INSURGENTS MOVE
TOWARD CITY OF DANZIG
Bridges Over Vistula River are
Blown up, Germans Believe
Poles Will Raid Town.
LONDON. May 1 9. (A. P.)-Reports
through Polish channels ray
that Adalbert Korfanty has issued a
proclamation urging the people In Up
per Silesia to aurrender arm, resume
work, and avoid a conflict with the
(term an Yar Haul
AMSTERDAM, May 19.-(A. P.)
I According to Berlin Kreuz Zeitung.
I a large number of Poles are moving
toward Danzig. A number of bridges
over the Vistula were blown up. The
Germans believe the Poles Intend to
BODY OF FRANKLIN LANE
CREMATED; ASHES THROWN
TO WIND AT HIS REQUEST
CHICAGO. May 19 (A. P.) The
body of Franklin K. Lane, former sec
retary of the Interior, was cremated
here today. The aahes will be taken
to the top of El Capltan peak, In the
Yosemlte valley, California, and scat
tered to the winds In compliance with
a request by Lane before bis death.
Warrant Charges Prisoner With
Attempting to Destroy Uni
ted States Public Building.
NKW YORK. May 19. (I. P.) A
warrant for the arrest' of Oulseppe de
Fllippo. suspected of complicity tn the
Wall street explosion on September 16,
was issued by United States commis
sioner, Bamuel Hitchcock. The war
rant charges Fllippo with attempting
to destroy a tutted States public
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h - exploding a bomb In front of It.
J. Hhe warrant was sworn out
Charles Scully, head of the bomb
fqnad. In the depnrtnient of Justlcei
Scully said he had been told by wit
nesses that Fllippo was the driver of
the rickety wagon containing the
bomb which killed 35 persona in the
noon day crowd. i
llllppo r Idontirtcd.
RAYOXXK, X. J.. May 19. (V. P.
The police announced three persons
identified Oluaeppl de Fillppl, a Boy
onne truckman, arrested yesterday, as
the man soeu In Wall street n few
hours before the explosion last Sep
tember That the Merchants- nnd Manufac
turers' arnival to tie neia in mipp
, Canyon will not lack fgor god music Is
a fact that has neen sssuren ny me
hearty brand of cooperation that has
been accorded by musical circles of
Pendleton. The band proffered lis
services free of charge for one even
ing, announcement of this being made
The entertainment committee has
been further assisted by the action of
Prihcipal A. I-andreth of Ihe high
school who has given assurance thnt
the high school- otvhestra will donate
it services during one afternoon. The
organisation Is under the direction of
Bert McDonald and the addition of Its
sen-Ices to the program that la being
planned by the entertainment commit
tee makes It a certainty that there will
be no dull mlnues during the time the
carnival Is open.
CHICAGO, May 19. (A. P.) C. O.
Kversole, chief complainant, preaent-
ed to the committee Investigating ( difficult. Another name mentioned ' hedged about lih safeguards, accord- tv last night to the charge of murder
charges of Inefficiency In the air mall was that of Secretary of State Hughe jlng o the speaker, that most soldiers . Ing Rirhardwn. were sentenced today
service telegram from William tl. though his prominence In the pending' will find the loan plan preferable. No 'to life terms in tho ? enttemiary.
Jones, air mall pilot and former di-( diplomatic exchanges wns suggested j action from the association was re-( -
rector of the Pacific Coast Aero Club, aa a barrier. Some suggestions were) quested by the speaker. I PRFS1DF.NT SHiNS 1HI L
supporting Rversole's charges, Jones! made that Justice tiny, of Qhlo. or flub Work Supported j WASHINGTON. May 1. (C. P.l-
Bald the accident are due to defective. Justice Holmes of Massachusetts. tn his address Mr. Allen made an i President Harding sirned the Immi-
parts in the machines,
PICTURE TO APPEAR ON
'LET 'ER BUCK' COVER
Blh Mahaffey astride the bow
ed back of "IZ", famous Round
l.'p bucker, will appear on the
cover of "Let r Buck." Colonel
Charles Wellington Furlong's
bonk of the big show which is
now complete In 200 typewritten
pages of manuscript and which
wr sent to. Putnam & Hons last
night for publication. In the
picture. Bill Is yelling in typical
cowboy fashion and It Is assum
ed that his words are "Let Vr
The picture will be in Mack
and white, and while the cover
design has not been definitely
decided upon, it is probable that
it will be blue with the title in
gold. Proofs of two pictures,
one showing the tte Del Hlan
chett and Bertha Blanchett on
their horses and another show
ing the Westward Ho parade, or
rived, here yesterday and are,
very attractive. They are two of
the 22 full page Illustrations
which will Illustrate the book,
among them being a picture of
Jackson Sundown on Angel.
There will also be many half
pa go Illustrations.
The book, -which will contain
about 0,000 words, represents
data collected by 'Colonel Fur
long since his first visit to the
Kound-I'p in 1913. It Is In nar-,
ratlve form and presents an ac
curate picture of the Round-t'p
and also the night life on Main
street. Scores of Round-t'p per
formers and Pendleton people
appear ns characters .In the book.
City Council Wants Some of the
Revenue; Driving Autos Over
Sidewalks be Made Illegal.
The next time a circus ynmes to
Pendleton and "shows Just outside of
the city limits to evade the specir.l li
cense fee charged by the municipality
for such events, it will have to pay a
fee of J.'iO for it Street parade ana
unloading permit, discussion by the
city council last night disclosed, ten
der the present ordinance, the city
receives no remuneration unless the
clrctfs Is staged within the city limits,
all the revenue going to the county.
An amendment to the present ordin
ance was authorized.
The city attorney was also instructed
to amend a city ordinance which
make it illegal for a cow. horso or
mule to he driven over the city side
walks, but makes no provisions cover
ing the same action with an automo
bile. The amendment will include the
motor cara'in the same category with
the cowa and horses.
It. It. Crossings Bad
That repair should be made on the
railroad crossings on Main and Court
streets was an opinion expressed by
Councilman Willard Bond. During
the discussion that followed the re
port, members of the council declared
that In some cases, people were driving
nvp fhi siripwnlk In YtrAferenCA tn
! hllmnhiff Avpr IhA frr,aa(nira ThB
matter of securing an improvement Of
the crossings will be taken up with the
Pool halls, soft drink places, cigar
stores and places where card gamed
hre played, will probably have to pay
a Hoe use fee of JTi a year Into the
municipal strongbox. The city attor
ney was instructed to draw an ordin
ance providing for such payment. Not
the small sum that will accrue to the
city, -but means of regulating places of
whlrh complaint may be made was the
reason of the action, council members
The bid of $418 submitted by Guy
Connerly for the painting of the nata
torlum was the lowest of five . bids
made, and the contract was awarded
to hini. The resolnt'on for the paving !
of parts of Perkiiw. Grant and Lincoln
street was read and approved on sec
ond reading. The Income Tag and
Audit Co. submitted a bid of $250 for
the Installation of a new set of bonks.
Speculation Centered Chiefly
About Name of Former Pres
ident William H. Taft.
WASHINC.TON, May-19. (A. P.)
Choice ol a successor to Chief Jus
tice White was widely discussed today.
Although speculation centered chiefly
about the name of former President
Taft, there were Indications that ,
President Harding waa far from a de-i
cislon and might find the selection :
nnght be promulcd.
CONTROVERSY WITH UNITED STATES
INDIAN GIRL WALKS 40
MILES TO WED; SWAM
RIVER'S FLOODED WATERS
DI RANGO, Colo., May 19.
(C. P.) John Miller, a Navajo
Indian, employed on a ranch
near here, sent word to his In
dian girl that he would marry,
that he could not lay off to wed.
Ho the girl began the 40 mile
Journey on foot, leading a goat
as a gift to her husband-to-ne.
She reached the. Lapalta river
and swam the flooded waters.
The two will be married tomor
13 Year Old Letta Parson Will
Be Tried for Murder of Her
Six Year Old Step Child.
FA R M rNGTON, Mo., May 19 (U.
P.) Folks In the Ozarks hooked up
their mules and drive into town to
hear Letta Parson's story In court.
For 13 year Lena was nobody's child,
Just running around the Fnrmington
countryside without a father or moth
er. She never learned to read or
write. Letta is Just "pe white." Then
shortly after her 13th birthday, John
Parson, a woodchopper, married her
and brought her home to mother his
two children. i
Claims Shot Was Accident j
Letta, is being tried for the al!ee1 j
murder of one of the children. 1 1 :
days after she was married she ble
the top of six-year-old IJly Parson'
head off with a shotgun. The child
bride she did not look it today, with
her skinny pigtails and scared eye
ay she did not "make out" to kill
Lily. She ays she was playing on the
floor with the children and did not
know the gun was loaded. But John-
ny Parson, her other step-child, says
she killed his sister because she acted
up when Letta was trying to comb her
hair. Then there are folks who say
Letta is not auich a child as her 13
years Indicate. They say she was
"getting even" with John Parson be
cause he trapsied around with another
woman right after he married Letta.
MOVEMENT TO ENFORCE
BLUE LAWS STARTS AT
WINONO LAKE, Ihd.. May 19 (.
P.) A concerted drive for Sunday
blue laws, a move to check the wide
open Sabbath agitation, was started.
here. Church members of all creeds
and faiths were asked to fight the
million dollar propaganda against
our Christian Sabbath," and urge the
civil authorities to prohibit Sunday
amusements. The blue law question
was thrown before the Presbyterian
general assembly when its sessions op-
R. A. Allen, president of the Walla
Walla Commercial t'lub and H. J.
Warner, city attorney were the speak
ers at the Forum luncheon held at the
Quelle today, jm Allen spoke on the
relations of a commercial organlxa
tlon to the town and Mr. Warner pre
sented In behalf of the American Le
gion an explanation of the soldiers aid I
measure to be voted on in Oregon In I
June. At the conclusion of the dis
cussion of the soldier bill a motion by
J. V. Tallman that the measure be en
dorsed was passed without a dissent
That the home loan provision of thej
act will be taken advantage of by at!
least two thirds of the soldiers was J
claimed by Mr. Warner who hased his j
figures- on estimates being made in ,
various parts of the state. On this
basis he said 400 men In Pendleton I
alone would have an opportunity to
secure long time 3"00rt loans for home j
buying purposes. This would make
31,200.000 available in new money
here and would therefore result in
widespread benefit to the business and
industrial life of the city. The loans
will be repayable over a period of 2S
years at four per cent interest. The
cash payment provision of the act Is so ,
able argument In support of Commer-1
TO NATIONS OF
TO INTERVENE IN
Matter Pertaining to Dispositi
on of Boundary Line Be
tween Panama-Costa-. Rica.
PAXAMA May 19. (IT. P.) Pan-
i ania has appealed to the South Amer-
jican nations to intervene in her con-
j troverny with the I'nlted States over
the disposition of a strip of Central
America claimed by both Panama and
jCosia It lea. The government has sent
! envoy to Peru. Argentina, Brazil and
! chilo asking those countrle to de-
j mand that the final disposition of the
! disputed province be left to a commis-
; sion from the Latin-American nations
j and the United States. AX the same
i time, the secretary of foreign affairs.
Oaray, sailed for Washington, presu
mably with an answer to the Hughes
ultimatum directing Panama to vacate
the disputed territory.
MRFRIAX CITY TAKEN
HELSINGFORS. May 19. (V. P.)
The Siberian city of Omsk has fallen
to an army of 40,000 Russian revolu
tionists, according to reports. An
armv under command of General
Kueely is now marching on Tomsk.
HANK KOKHKTW CAPTl'ItKI)
CHICAGO. May !. L P.) Three
bank robbers, fleeing after holding ui
the Division State bank were captured
when their automobile turned over.
One was wounded by the police fire.
The fourth man escaped.
Settlement Will be .. on Re
duced Wage Basis They No
tified Secretary of Labor.
WASHINGTON, May, 19. (IT. P.)
Striking marine engineers and sea-
men are ready to settle on a reduced
wage basis, they notified Secretary of
Labor Davis at a conference at which
they asked him to reopen negotiations
with the vessel owner sand the ship
The strike settlement commltupe
which cailed on Secretary Davis sub
mitted a detailed proposal for settle
ment which Davis today will place
before the employers.
NEW TORIC, May 19. (V. P.
Ellis Island was put under quarantine,
following the death of tin immigrant
from typhus. More than 1,700 immi
grants, who might have come in con
tact with the disease, were returned to
Hoftnian Island, where they will he
confined under observation for 21
davs.' - fc .,
ciul t'lub work, classing the club as the
clearing house for community work,
He set forth that the responsibility for
the success of club work Is with the
membership, not Just the officers, and
told of a new membership plan being
used in Walla Walla.
In carrying on club work Mr. Allen
dvised against standing committees
and suggested that committee assign-
meats be widely scattered so as to
bring as many members as possible
into active work. , I
Next week no luncheon will be held
owing to the fact the Merchants' and ;
Manufacturers' Carnival will be under
way. GET LIFE SENTENCES
THOMPSON FALLS. .Mont.. May 19.
(A. 1M Mrs. Mona May McCully,
convicted of murdering her son-in-law
1 eon Richardson, and her hus-
hand, Fred Mci'iilly, who pleaded gull
grstlon bill late today.
PASSAGE OF Ki:0X
President Held Conference To
da With Chairman Porter of
House Foreign Affairs.
PRESIDENT REFUSES TO
Did Not State Choice Between
Form of Resolution Passed
by Senate or Form Porter
Favors. ' '
WASHINGTON'. May 19. (T, P.J
President Harding desire the passage
of the Knox peace resolution within a
reasonable time, It developed today
following a conference between. Pres
ident Harding and Chairman Porter of
the house foreign affair committee.
At the same time It is : understood
Harding refused to indicate any pref
erence between the form of the reso
lution as passed by the senate and tha
form which Porter, who haa It in
charge In the house, favor.
WM Not Act Tills Week.
WASHINGTON, May 19. Repre
sentative Mondell, republican leader,
made it clear today that no action
would be taken in . the house thia
week on the Knox peace resolution or
any similar measure. He announced
teh deficiency appropriation bill would
be taken up Friday with the expecta
tion of passing It Saturday.
WHEAT PRICES SHOW
UPWARD TREND TCOAY
The upward trend of the wheat price
is apparent again in today's market.
May wheat closing at 11.62 3-4 and
July at 1.19 3-4. Yesterday May
wheat closed at 1.4S 1-1 and July at
31.18 1-4. .
Following are the quotation receiv
ed by Ovrbeck & Cooke, local brok
ers: . '. .' 1 . '
Wheat. ' ; ' ?.
Wheat The strength displayed thia.
morning was contrary to the opinion
expressed late yesterday that- the ac
tion at Springfield would have a de
pressing Influence, but at the sums
time It was not entirely unexpected as
every crop report was extremely pes
simistic On the advance newa seem
ed to turn bearish especially front the
southwest where beneficial rains oc
curred, and large ct.intry offering to
arrive were reported, but up to the
close there wa no business confirmed.
With showers predicted for that sec
tion of the grain belt that "have been
clamoring for rain, we believe this
quite discounts the damage that has
already occurred, and beieve a set
hack will be seen pending the re
ceipts of averse crop advices from ter
ritories, other than that already cov.
ered. Some foreign offerings to ar
rive were received, but up to the close
waa not confirmed.
Seattle f h Market. '
1 Red Winter 31.32: 1 Hard White.
31.37; 1 Soft White, 31.37; I White
Hub. 31.38; I Hard Winter, 1.35i t
Northern Spring. 31.2; 1 Red Walla
Walla. 31.32; Rig Bend. $1.40.
Portland Ch Market.
1 Hard White, 31.40; 1 Soft White,
31.39; 1 White flub 3139; 1 Hard
Winter. 31. SI; 1 Northern Spring, 31.
32; 1 Red Walla Walla, 31.30.
Reported by Mujor Lee Moorhome