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RRITKH Jim niFRS y 'S LARGEST LINER. MAIFSTIH AMFRin nWNFn" ! FnRMIII ATF PI flNS GOMPERS SAYS HEARST RELIGIOUS SECT
KILLED ON RETURN , 11JMIR MIEN VOYAGE EARLY IN 1922 JQ m AFTER 52S!St'
FROM PARLIAMENT . :, . - . WAR DEPRESSION . mmm
Sinn Fein Bombs Derail Troop
Train on Its Return From I
: Opening of Parliament.
MANY BODIES BELIEVED
TO BE UNDER WRECKAGE
Mine Set Off Just' as Second
Half of Train Passed Over;
Terrific Explosion Occurred.
BKLKAHT. IicIhihI. Jiiiic 21 (f.
P. ) Forty Hi'UIhIi Huldlorv uro rcpnrt
tj lit liavo Uim'ii killed when Slim Kcln
'bomlw Umiiilcd a tronp trnln. Mirny
eoldlers wert injured. The presence of
tnincfi under the truck lire Indleated
1y the liieamtr dctitllM reiichlui; hern,
duo to the wlri'a having heen cut hy
tho Hinn Kelner, IhoIiiIIiir the bciic of
the wreck. The train which was de
railed wbm tho lal of u Mtrtiiff of three,
the flrt two paiming oafely. The mine
cxloded after their iiasha'i'. teaiinit
iut luritc HectloiiH of the truck. The
hiief dispatches did not nay whether
the Hinn Fcincrii hud remained to flic
on victims. The troop were return
In; from the opening of parliament
Hi ItelfaKt by King Geortic and yueen
Two IUmIIcs Arc Idi-iiliricd
Iy)NIHJN, June St. (I. N. S. ) A
dlsp.Mcli from ItrlfuHt said that only
two cf the dead had been Identified.
Many of the bodlcH are believed to be
under tl: wreckage. The mine to
Bet off Jiikt hh tho bccoiiJ half f the
train panned over. A turrlfic exploaion
and a great volume of debris and
tinoke shot akyward. The outrage oc
curred In a lonely mountain dlatrlct.
PARIS LADIES START
PAIUH. June 'IK. (I. N. S.) .Vol
all the kuiH'kn In the world have killed
the HtocklnglcHa fad. Warm weather
Kuw duziiin of I'ariHlau beaut.'oH at the
racea mluiia their HtocaiiiKH, white
llnibn coutraoting Hharply with the
black gown, the prevailing mode. A
number of tho bare-lcgKcd girls wore
I I'ctlt Illeu fears the fanbloii is
al)out to have a rebirth.
'If anklcH are perfect liny lone
nothing by being Known In IlKhl and
transparent ailk," rays the Taria news
paper. "If they arc imperfect they
lose much by revealing the naked
truth. Ladles, keep on your stock
ings." WASHINGTON, June 21. )F. P.)
Hopo for medicinal beer has been
shattered. Volstead, cha'rman of the
houso Judiciary committee, broke a ten
day silence and agreed to accept the
Cnmpbcll-Wtllls nntl-beer bill as a
substitute for his own supplemental to
the prohibition bill. Congress ex peris
to pass the Campell-Wlllls bill before
the treasury department can Issue reg
ulations permit ting" the sale and man
ufacture of real beer.
PORTLAND, June 24. Tho Wash
ington state department of public
works ordered tho suspension of the
new railroad rates recently ordered hy
thu Interstate commerce, commission
for a period of 90 days after July 1.
ticcording to an announcement by S.
J. Henry of the Northern Pacific
freight bureau here. In a final draper
ule effort by the Puget sound points
to combat' the outcome of tho recent
Columbia basin rale case, when the
Interstate commerce commission or
dered five per cent decrease for Port
land and Vancouver In the
south of Snake river and ft similar in
crease to Aslorhi and Putfot Sound
The Washington public service com
mission made a protest but the com
merce commission stood by its original
Settlng aside the new rates
Is believed to be the last desperate cf-
fort to hold the old rates. It Is bellev -
l' . ' ' President, High Officials and! Law
' - x ;t ft ,f! . I Bankers at White House!
1 1 i - ricrs From
.Vi:V YORK. June it. (I. .V. S ) The world's largest i-hip. the .Majestic, will soon be opcraOn? between thi
port and Southampton, Kngland, acconllnu to announcement made here recently by the International Mercantile
Mar'ne Company. Th" titnntc sea palace Is now heitt!: completed at Hamburg, (Jermany.
Fifty time as large as any of the packet ships that laid the foundation of transatlantic travel a century ago. the
Majest'c, reslstering f.6 (100 tons, will mal e its maiden H i,) In the early part of I'Jii. The tonnage of this one bhip
nearly eiUls that of all the l:(2 vessels that formed the famed Spanish armada.
Designed as the pride of the German merchant marine and launched in 1911 for Ihe purpose of eclipsing the
gnat ocean greyhounds under the flags of rival nations, this huge ship was christened by the then kaiser and way
mined for Illsmarck. Hut for the war she would have been commissioned In 1915, the last word in luxurious trans
portation and a powerful .factor in Germany's program for maritime supremacy.
As the wnr progressed announcement were made from time to time that the then kaiser had ordered the big
ship to he ready for service the day peace was won hy the Germans. The armistice found the ship no further com
pleted than when launched. The peace treaty provided tli.it the Germans hou!d complete the vessel as designed
and turn her over to the reparations commission
The commission has already taken over the ship ani li.ta sold her to the White Slur Line, which is owned by
LI VI ATIIAX It AN'KS HOttlXII
Work on the big ship is reported to be progress. Iig sal-isfactorlly at H imlturs anil barring Interruptions, the ship
will be ready for delivery in 1922.
The Majestic Is built on l.'nes slmiar to those of the Leviathan, which is second to her in size, the latter beins
HOUU tons smaller. The Leviathan, now under the American flag, has la!n nl Hoboken for the last eighteen months
awaiting official action by the United States Shipping f'oa rd us to her d.spi sal.
The. .Majcstlc's diiiensii.ns are: I.ciiKih over all. !06 feul: breadth. 1U feet: draft, 4rt feet. The ship will have
capacity for 3.536 passengers, with 1000 in first cabin alone, and will carry a crew of I?a. She will be equipped to
burn fuel oil and will have tank capac'ty for about nr.OO tons, or more than enough to feed her fires for a round
oysge. Iter engine are liirhlnVs, with four screws. ' . -. , . t- -..
The ship w.'ll -He equipped with a ballroom, a theater, a winter garden, a restaurant, a I'omptdnn swimming bath,
a gymnarluni, a tennis court, a conservatory and kennels.
In Arena With 80,000 Specta
tors Frenchman May Have
Hard Time Holding His Own.
SKW VDIIK", June 24. (Jack Mc
Aullffe, F. p. staff Correspondent.)
Jack Dempsey has many minor faults,
but Cnrpcntier's faults, are many and !
bad. Uirpentler Is a grandstand play
er and will not keep his head when a
big gallery Is looking at him. la that
arena with nn.Otiii spectators, he. may
have a hard time. Curncntici-'c o ran t .
est hHtidlcap Is his physiipie, which is
not his fault. He fears blows In his
stotnai h, and has no defense against
It. 1 do not believe he can . stand
lempsey battering punches.
PBKOlllA. Ills.. June 24. (F. P.)
Mrs. Alice Connolly was drowned in a
small creek after rescuing her three
small children. She became exhaust
ed following the rescue of (he third
child and fell In the creek and
Thut some damage was caused by u
storm that swept along the foothills
und over the Itlue. mountains last
evening is shown by reports reaching
the city today. However reports thus
far indicate thu damaged area is very
restricted and (here ale reports that
In general the storm was beneficial
rather than stherwise as the rainfall
Ed Forrest, who lives on Thorn Hol
low, was here th.'s morning with mini.
! plos ot damaged wheat from u hail
storm. The I'niatllla river Is yellow
with mud today, presumably from
Hull lilt Wheat,
tn a phone message this morning
Clark Wood, at tho office of the Athe-
na Press In Athena, reported damage
t wheat on the Louis Hingle and tho
j Henry Kocpko places south of Athena.
j It was the belief tho hall had damaged
,,-' .,' f ' i Mine Union
i 1M-XYKH. June m.
WOLF GNAWS LOG IN
TWO AND DRAGS HER
TRAP OVER TWO MILES
After chewing a sis-Inch log
In two, a she woit' dragged the
trap that caught her more than
two miles before A. G. Ames,
trapper for the Fnitcd Slates
biological survey at Cascadia,
shot her, according to a rcpoi t
sent to the Portland ofrice. The
animal was one of the largest
ever found in the county, the re-
poll stated. A litter of nine pups
was also discovered.
ANOTHER WAGE CUIjSS
CHICAGO, June 21. (I. .V. S i A
MM'ond. order, cutting wage of railroad
employes will hp issued by the Fnlted
States railroad labor board on Mon
t'ay it has been learned. It will bo in
the nature of an addendum to the for
mer wage cut order. About 175 rail -mails
will be affected by (he new or
der. HAIIN AMI STOCK IHilMil).
' WALLA WALLA. June 24. Hire
on the Guy Kent farm near Walla
Walla yesterday morning burned a
barn. 2.S head of horses and mules and
caused a loss of JlO.aaa. W. it.
Thompkins was badly burned trying
to rescue the animals.
wiieat tin those ranches to the extent
of 111 bl;b,.u 1.. tll. iifl'i.
other rejions received by Mr. Wood
were that the benefits from the storm
would generally overbalance the harm i
done. In most of the territory the
storm rnnsisted of lain and gusty 1
wind. The storm ahs mainly confined I
to the foothills and the mountains. On j
Weston mountain the storm was ter-1
lific but no damage is reported. On'
the. contrary the rain was beneficial j
and the wheat there was not high
I enough to be damaged
The storm was more severe at Wes
ton than Athena. Some wiieat near
Weston was knocked down but farm
ers reported that most of it could be
harvested. At Weston the storm last
ed for an hour and a half but on the ''urd of Cirace. Idaho, who died at Pen
mountain it continued for threo hours. ' dleton, Or., October 20. ISIS. The tab-
. let ts the gift of the 1921 graduating
(Continued on page (.) class.
'r .Tl .lev . .v ' tSM
f V y
jTo Obtain Publicity of League's
Affairs Branches of Propa
ganda are Opened in Paris.
GICNKYA. June 24. (1. N. S.)-
Hear taht other Soutti American na
tions may follow Argentina's lead and
I withdraw from the Leaguo of Nations
before the second meeting of the
league assembly here in September, i.-
serlous commission by the
of experts which has just
mpleted a financial Investigation ot
the league's affairs.
! The experts' commission recom
j mends numerous cuts in salaries and in
i the operation of different di part
! moms. Hut It recommends an In
t creased expenditure in the infurma
ition, the league's propaganda depart
ment, particularly for carrying on
j propaganda in South America.
I To obtain asmuch publicity as pos-
I sible for the league's affairs branches
of the propaganda section have -been
I established in London and in Paris. In
j Europe there is opposition to the
league In many quarters, but in no
European country is tiitre any for
midable movement for withdrawal
from thu league itself.
However, the expert.-!' commission
reports that the work of propagand
izing South America is be iig carried
on under the greatest difficulty and
recommends that another information
bureau be established to spread Inler
est in league affairs.
IRISH REPUBLICAN HEAD
IS ARRESTED AND THEN
GIVEN HIS FREEDOM
DFHLIN, June 24. (A. P.)
Eamonn le Valera. the Irish repub
lican leader, was arrested Wednesday
night and later released, has been de
finitely learned today. Sinn Fein had
FNIVEIiSITV OF-IDAHO, Moscow.
June, S4 Among the 32 names of
university men inscribed on a bronze
tablet, which will be nlaced In the uul-
versity administration building as a
roll of honor of men who died In the
World war. Is that of David S. Hub-
to Discuss Various Topics.
WOULD PUT RAILROADS ON
FEET WITHOUT GOV'T AID
, ... .
BankCrS and ROadS HeadS Will
Meet tO Plan tO ReVive Car -
WASHINGTON. June 21. (Ray
mond Clapper. F. P. Staff Correspond
ent.) Among the topics discussed at
the white house dinner today were the
prospects of collecting the money
loaned to the allies during the war, the
method of putting the railroads on
their feet without government help, j (he Hearst forces are backing John U
easier money for the farmer and fi- Lewis, the mine union president, for
nancing the cotton growers. Many president of the labor of federation,
bankers, high officials and President Gompers declared that Hearst is "try
Harding were present. Charles Dawes mg to gPt him" because Gompers did
was there. Many suggestions which not support Hearst's efforts to bring
pre considered of great help to the about an American invasion in Mexico,
government were made by the bank- John L. Lewis is expected to make a
cn. I statement today.
The chief Idea at the dinner between Want Shorter Day.
President Harding and 21 hankers was : DEN VEIL June 24. (I. X. S.)
to lift American business out of its de- The convention of the American Fed-l-rcssion.
The bankers, it is reported. Lration of ljibor declared for the
will meet with the railroad heads ."principle of a shorter work day." A
shortly in an effort to agree on a plan ' ss i,our day Is declared an ultimate
to revive the nations carriers fromjgoi4 f0r labor,
bankruptcy. Almost every angle of six Hour Pay Voted In.
the business situation was gone oVer DEN VEIL June 24. (F. P.) The
during the five-hour session which be.- , proposed campaign to bring about a
gan when the bankers sat down in the sis hour day with eight hours pay at
great state dining room at eight last j tj,e present time brought little sup
night, breaking up at one this nioiu-jport j the convention of the Ame.--ing.
j lean Federation of Iibor. Resoluti-
WAtf HINGTON, June 24. (F. P.ljons to that effect were voted down
Prompt payment of the govern- ' after a short debate. Packers of the
ment h debt to the railroads resuiun:
from the federal operation 1 ueces
sary to revive the nation s transporta- :
tion system and general business, ac- J
cording to the views western bankers1
gave the president. Harding met me
bankers, Secretaries Mellon and Hoo- j
ver at the white house last n ght. The
conference lasted five hours.
WASHINGTON, June 24. (F. P.)
A congressional investigation of the
ystem.of navy discipline is asked in
i resolution by Senator Jm Follette.
The resolution follows the removal of
Captain Sterns from command of the
battleship Michigan, where he allow
ed a committee of men to help decide
the vessel discipline.
COXSTAXTIXOPLH. .Tune 24. (A.,
p.) The Greeks are shortening the
Ismid front. As a result of the with
Irawal of the 11th Greek division, the
Nationalists captured Adahazar and
Sabaja, near Ismid, without any fight
ing. FUFSIDFM- WILL SIGN AK.MY
WASHINGTON. June 24. (1. X. S.)
Despite the opposition of the admin
istration a small army of 150. 00(1
men which has been fixed by con
gress rresioe.u .k .
. ; , ... i, ...in o,
army bill, it is said authoritatively.
OF COMMERCE DANGERS
TOKIO, June 24.
( I. X. S.) Dan- ,
trade expansion 1
gcr to Japanese
'through the efforts of American mer
chants in the direction of China and
the South Seas is sounded in an editor
ial appearing recently In the Tokio
tloclil Shimbun. According to the
Hochi the trade between China and ' vimiois uioppoh. , . , , ,
America has made steady progress j hand must remain without the barbed
since the end of the war, and the real!- j w.re. The French champion s train
talion of possibilities in the China ' ins is starting with ..eorges almost . n
trade has made American merchants I the pink of condition. He is wuhin
take strenuous steps to Improve trade one pound of the weight he wi.l carr:
in this direction, as well as with the j into the ring
Sooth Seas. The statistics given by
the Hochi show the America.
t.i China as valued at $14
; the Imports into America
I at $ 1 92.000.(1110. .showing increases of
I jpi.iinii.aiiu in American exports an i
$:S,000,000 In Chinese exports, as com
pared with 1919.
The note of warning to Japanese
merchants Is further emphasised by
statistics, which show that Japan's ex
ports to China, totalling 41o.0a0,00O
yen. show a decrease of 37.000,000 yen
us rnmimreri with 1919. while the Im-
. ei.i.,. ,.,t..iti..r -us iota iiiia
yen. show a decrease of lOsiotlo'.OOtl
President is Ex
bi-WKH. June 24. (F. P.) The
it hat I'resideint Gompers has been
- . . . ( .i t t.u A ni-
forced to warn against electioneering
hyZTZT "L indorse-
ment or the Hheppard-Towner bill,
,d urwd the J.nnt to replace
I reitrictiona of naval yard arsenals and
' prevent employment of aliens. W. M.
Short declared the "secessionist
movement in Washington, where the
i red organizations sought the support
lf union members had been defeat-
DKXVER. June 21. (F. P.) The
election of officers of American fed
eration of labor, which was scheduled j
Tor today has been postponed to tnei
last of this week or the first part
The constitution declares that the
election ofofficers be the last thing on
the program. Samuel compers
taking the offensive in the campaign
for presidency with the delaration that
measure believed that shortening the
j hours of work would solve the Unem
i ploymcnt question.
! A-k for Invcrt'KUtiun.
DEX VEIL June 24. (A. P. I The
labor convention called upon Presi
dent Harding to investigate the strike
riots In Hammond, Ind., September,
1919, and fix the responsibility for
"issuing guns" and the death of four
steel car workers. The resolution
charged the workmen were shot with
-,-uns furnished by the government.
The convention unanimously rejected
the proposal of the central labor
council of Seattle for a nation-wide
campaign o establish a six-hour day
and abolish overtime.
Will i;!c-t Offhvrs Saturday.
DENVER. June 24 U. P.) The
American Federation of Lc.bor in ses
sion here, decided to elect officers
Saturday morning and wind up the
business of the convention by Satur-
i day night.
PItFNF. CHOP SMALL.
VAXCOFVEIL Wash., June 24.
(f. p.) The prune rrop for 1921 will
be small. Washington growers officials
have announced. The present esti
mate places the crop a quarter of nor
mal, with only 2. aim. pounds pro-
ANDREWS. Scotland. June
X. S.) Jock Hutchinson
Chicago, and Koger wetnerca on
! Knirlish amateur, tied for the Dritish
iopen K"'f championship in the
,. ,nmn,.,.w in .. lt..lal
play over 31 holes.
PRIVATELY UNTIL FIGHT
MA NH ASSET. X. Y., June 24. (F.
p. 1 .-Emm now until the fisht. 1
will train strictly private," saul Car
pentier. obeying Manager Deschamps'
orders to that effect Secret training
is starting earnestly, and even casual
... i. i i ... uH.La I :nnrr. K
istics given by i
EiDEiSEY TAKES REST
ATLANTIC CITY. June
Jack Dempsey celebrated
4 (A. P.)
birthday today by taking
from all training.
He received hun-
!li-tits of telegrams from
jers. Hull training will be resumed
REFUSE TO OBEY
Doukhobers Will Not Answer
Questions Asked" by' Census
Enumerators; Routed Police.
TEAR UP SUMMONS WHEN
.. ORDERED INTO COURT
Band is Composed of 1,500
Russian Immigrants Who ixt
ORAXO FOKKS, B. C, June 24.
p.) Doukhobora of both rexes,
many ot them nude, used pitchforks,
boelli rakes and COrdwood sticks to
ro((t party of uiounted police who
. . attemutea to discipline them be-
'causc tn(.y refused to reply to ques
tions of the census enumerator. Fif
teen hundred Doukhobora In this dis
trict are Russian Immigrants. They
are insanely religious, but ffood farm
ers. They decline to accede to man
made laws, and insist that they take
no notice of government regulations.
They kicked out the census enumer
ator and tore up the summons when
the policemen attempted to Bet thehi
Into court The mounted police at
tempted force but were routed until
reinforcements arrived when 'be ,
ringleading men were arrested. Eight
arrests were made and I'-O fines were
610 STUDENTS AT V. OF O.
L'FGEXE, June 24. With the end
of the second day of summer school. It
was announced that S40 students had
enrolled, , (
REVISION OE PRESENT-,.
NEW YORK, June 24. tL. P.)
Crooked divorce detectives und law
yers who are operating extensively
through the cotftitry, threaten the life
of the United Stages, Supreme Court
Justice Normaii Dike told the United
Gangs are arranging fuke evidence,
supplying tiogus co-respondents, and
employing professional perjurers. It.
is recommended a revision of the pres
ent law will allow trained investbra
tors to examine the truth of the evl-,
dence before the final decree la grant
ed. CHICAGO. June 24. (F. IM Mrs.
Cora orthweln cringed and wept when
she was attacked as the "scheming,
coldblooded murderess" of Herbert
Zeigler. v Heath, the proseouting a,ttor- .
"This woman murdered Zeigler be
cause he grew inattentive to her. She ,
Srew old and he turned to younger
Mrs. Orthwein's attorney made a
closing argument for the defense, ask
ing freedom for the client because shs
shot Zeigler to save her own life. It
Is expected the case will go to the Jury
today. The state did not ask the death
penalty for Mrs. orthweln.
l.l TOCK IS STl'.ADV
PORTLAND. June 24. (A. 1'.) '
Livestock is steady and unchanged:
e?g are unsettled, the buying pries
20-22 delivered; selliivg price, cs
count. 24-25; candled, 26-2J; fancy
selects 29. Itutter Is steady and un
changed. THE WEATHER
Reported by Major Lee MoorhouJc,
Maximum, SS. ' .
derstorms t n
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