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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (June 27, 1919)
WESTON, OKEGOtf; FRIDAY. JUNE 27. WW
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EVERYTHING FREE-DANCING-SPORTS and RACES of all kinds-BALL GAMES-PARADES
By Three Bands
MOTORCYCLE RACES-HORSE RACES
. Free for all, Friday and
Cash prizes given Friday night for the best Dancers.
Cash prizes given Sat'dy night for the best Masquers.
Exhibition Flight by 11. S. Aimy Aviator
J U L.Y 5th
!ear Billy Sunday
J U LY 5th
and every cent of it is to be spent celebrating the greatest Fourth of July in his
torycelebrating the winning of the great war and the return of our boys.
EVERY UMATILLA COUNTY MAN WHO WAS IN SERVICE IS TO BE A SPECIAL GUEST
of the celebration committee. Special entertainment features have been arranged '
for him banquets, parades, etc
COH EARLY AND STAY LATE - BE HERE BOTH DAYS
A CASH PRIZE OF $100.00 will be given the out-of-town
lodge making the best demonstration.
A Distinctly Different Program Arranged for Each Day LET'S GO!
GERMANS AGREE TO
SIGN PEACE TREATY
The National Assembly Votes
to Accept the Allied
o Addressing the German na
tional numbly at Weimar ta rarer
aea to tha unconditional signature
of tba peace treaty, Dr. Guitar Bauor,
premier, said that "defeated nation
, waa being violated body and aoul to
tha horror of tba world."
"Let ua alfn," ha continued, "but
It la our hope to the laat breath that
this attempt against our honor may
ona day recoil aialnat Ha authon."
Before tha national assembly voted
to algn the peace terma uncondition
ally, fiery appeal In oppoaltlon wore
made by the democrat and conserva
tlvea, but they apparently had little
effect When the vote waa called, alt
but a few membera arose to signify
their afflrmatlbn of tba governments
declalon to algn. Once the vote waa
taken, gleom appeared to deacend up
on the assembly. Tha moat vlgoroua
opponent of lignlng were epeechleai
and aaemed to accept tha Inevitable
Many wild rumora of what would
', happen when It became known tha
aaiambly had voted almoit unanl
moualy to accept tha terma gained
current One that appeared to meet
, moat aupport waa that all the offlcera
of the Carman army would resign If
the government did not refuse to aur
render German loaders.
ALLIES REFUSE CHANGES
Council Demanda Unconditional Ae-
-ceptance or Rejection of Treaty.
t'arls. The council of four definite
ly rejected the German suggestion
that further alterations be made In
the peace treaty.
The council received four notes
from the Gorman, which are sup
nosod to have been prepared In ad
vance and were held to await advices
from Weimar on tha result of the
meeting of the assembly.
One of those, from tha new German
government, declared Germany waa
rtydy to sign peace If tha clausea mak
ing Germany responsible for tha war
and calling for tha trial of tba former
emperor were eliminated.
The council after consideration of
tha notea took lta decision to reject
tha German request
MORE THAN 60 PEACE DECLARATION
DIE IN TORNADO PROPOSED IN SENATE
REPLY IS REFUSED REBEL
GERMAN CREWS SINK
Edward Da Valara Greeted by Irish.
New York. Edward (Eamonn) De
Valera, president of the Sinn Fein
"Irish republic," emerged Monday
night from the seclusion- In which he
had kept himself alnca his arrival In
the United States. In a statement to
tha press at tha Waldorf-Astoria hotel,
where ha waa greeted by wildly- en
thuslastlo follower, he declared he
bad come to America "to apeak for
tha Irish nation."
Fergus Falls. Minn. Between (0
and 70 peraon were killed and more
than 100 were badly Injured by the
tornado which atruck Fergus Fall
late Sunday and tore a large section
of the city. Including the business dis
trict to pieces. Thirty-eight bodies
have been recovered.
Much of the residence district
south of the Red liver la a waste. '
About 600 stores and resldencea
were demolished. A score or more of
person are missing. Virtually the
entire northwestern section of the city
la In rulna. Public buildings and
churches were destroyed. Hospital
are crowded with victim.
Property valued at $6,000,000 was
destroyed aa a result of the tornado.
The greatest losa of life took place
at the Grand hotel, a three-story build
ing. Thirty-five persons are believed
to have been killed when the hotel
was smashed by tha twlater. Mora
than SO guests were In the building.
Washington. So that war condi
tions may not be prolonged should
the peace treaty fail of ratification or
lta approval be greatly delayed, oppo
nents of the league of nations pre
sented In the senate a proposal to
declare a stale of peace with Germany
The declaration waa Introduced both
a an amendment to the pending army
bill and as a separate Joint resolution
by Senator Fall of New Mexico, a re
publican member of the foreign rela
Injection of the peace declaration
into the treaty fight came after prom
ise of a protracted calm already had
been dispelled by announcement of
Senator Knox, republican, of Penn
sylvania, that he intended to press for.
action, aa soon aa the appropriation
bills were passed, his resolution
against accepting the league covenant
as now intertwined with the peace
dered Under Armistice
Sent to Bottom.
Gen. Erwln Notifies Angeles That He
Will Not Answer Inquiry.
El Paso, Tex. "I decline to have
any communication whatsoever with
you or your principal." Brig.-Gen. Practically All Ships Surren-
james a. t.rwin replied to a communi
cation received from Gen. Felipe An
geles, commanding .revolutionary
forces in Mexico, regarding the reason
American troops crossed the border
A courier from Gen. Angeles' camp
near Samalayuca, thirty miles south
of the border, delivered the communi
cation to Gen. Erwin. It was slgnc-d-by'Gcn.
Angeles and bore the seal of
Villa'a revolutionary government
TERMS CASH At Leader shop.
Celebrate .at Pendleton July 4-5.
Oregon Accident Board Reorganised.
Silem, Or. Governor Olcott an-'
nounced that he wilt appoint' J. W.
Ferguson of Portland and Will t.
Kirk, now head of the claims depart
ment of the industrial accident com
mission, as members of that cora-v
mission to succeed Harvey Beckwlth
snd Wilfred Alien, respectively The
governor said he had written to Mr.
Beckwith Informing him that his re
signation as a member of the commis
sion will be acceptable to the execu
tive office, hia resignation to be ef
fective aa of July 1. Mr. Allen's term
expired last January.
Search of Homsa Dlaapproved.
Washington. The provision of tha
prohibition epforcement bill permit
ting search of private homes for con
traband liquor when the warrant waa
aworn to "by at least two creditable
person" waa atrlcken out by the house
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Daytoni Ohio, Governor1 fox win
not Interfere with the Wlllard-Demp-say
fight at Toledo on July 4 unless
tha Ohio legislature gives him tpeolflo
authority to do so. Aa the legislature
I now III races until December, thl
li regarded aa unlikely.
' Tha oouncll declared that tha time,
tor discussions was past and that the
German representatives must make a
decision to sign and accept the treaty
aa a wbolo or to reject It
-. Many War Haroea Seek Farm a.
Washington. More than 10,000
soldiers, many atlll overseas, have
notified Secretary Lana of their desire
to obtain farms under tha plan In
dorsed by him. . .
Winnipeg la Again Quiet After Riot.
Winnipeg. Winnipeg haa quieted
down after the bloody rioting of Sat
urday afternoon, In ;whlch one man
waa killed aid, many - injured.
The grandest celebration ever at
Pendleton, July 4 and 5. "Let' got"
'" " 1ZW' ''. WHERE IS J Wyj
Action on Knox Resolution Delayed.
Washington. Senate leaders oppos
ing the league of nations abandoned
their plan to try for a test vote in the
Immediate future on the Knox resolu
tion and turned their attention to
crystallizing sentiment behind Elihu;
Root's proposal that the league cove-,
nant be ratified with reservations.;
The decision was taken as a forecast'
that the league fight would remain In'
a quiescent state for the present j
. London. The German officera and
sailors forming the complements of
the German ship Interned at Seapa
Flow sank most of their fleet All
the big ships, the battleships and bat
tle cruisers, except the Baden, and
numerous smaller craft were sunk,
while other went ashore in half
The wholesale sinking of the Ger
man ahipa which were surrendered
under the terms of the armistice, was
carefully arranged by officera and
crews. All explosives had been re
moved and therefore the only means
of destroying the fleet was by open
ing the seacocks. The ships went
down slowly, with the German flag,"
which the 'crews had hoisted, showing
at the mast heads.
The crews, composed entirely of
Germans, under the terms of the
armistice which did not permit of
British guarda aboard, took ta the
boats when the vessel began to set
tle. While making for the shore the
boats were challenged and called upon
to surrender. Some of them Ignored
the summons and were fired upon, a
few casualties resulting.
The Germnns are complaining of
the way the Belgians are treating
them. They have done so much to
win the Belgian good will.
The farmers wish the soldiers r
leased because a bumper crop might (
well not be If It cnu't be harvested.
Toung men are to have waists this
year, according to the tailors. The
sober elder citlxenry will also have
waists of the convex; variety.
Belgium wants 33,000,000,000 franca
from Germany and we all hope she will
get It even if we do not see just how.
The fellow who tries to keep nhend
of the weeds by killing them before
they grow cap always look back and
see plenty of them behind him, too.
"Blessed arei the piece-makers" la
the Beatitude as bolshevists read it
Accordingly they are smashing every-thine.
An effort to prohibit the use of to
bacco will give new and serious sig-uitk-ance
to the dd comic opera sons.
"A Policeman's Lot la Not a Happy