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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (April 1, 1921)
WESTON. OKKCON, FlUDAY,' AI'UIL J, VMl
RUSSIA IS DENIED
Big Changes In Economic Sys
tem Prerequisite to Re
Washington, I. C The American
anvarnmant notified lliw nvei autli
yrf.le dt.l(ula lhl resumption i.r
tirade botwimii Jlusulu ami tho Culled
Bute could not Im roniilf'l until
fundamental change hud I i made
In Ibe economic aystnni unri rl Inn the
8fctr f human lift'. guaranty "f
propoiiy right, free ilor nul ob
V,jrvnc of tho sanctity of contractu
i Ware ftsaong llin requirement! luil
down In not by Secretary llw-.lii
a i-Mntlal If trad relation are to
The communication added (hat "con
Tinting evldonre) of the consummation
nf inch change" inul b furnished be
for Oil govnrnmfiil tared i'cii to
illsnik tho mihjnrt.
The note wa In reply to Hi appeal
recently addressed by the novloi re
gime to I'reildrnt Hardin and con
roM ankltiR that trad rotation
tween tha United Wale and Jluiyiia
ha restored and proposing to tM-nd a
delegation lo the United Slate to
Unflko prevlou official pronounce
ment of the American government'
nitltuda toward tho soviet riKiin. Sec
retary Hughe' nolo dealt solely with
lli economic itwti of the problem,
and mad no attempt to diitrura tho
political horteomlliKu of the unrecug
nltnd bolihovlat government.
WILL PROBE CARE OF
Washington. P. ('. President Hard
ing haa decided to bnv an exhaustive
Invent Igatlon made, of government euro
of disabled war veteran. Within it
few dnya he will select u rpecfal com
mittee of Inquiry.
The preldent. It was ld. wa de
termined to lay tho altuntlon before
rongr and tho country to correct
poMlblo abuo. Tho Inve.llsnlor
will bo Instructed lo recommend any
Twelve thousand government beds
throughout the couniry have been
found available for cxorvlc'e won.
and will noon be utlllied for relief of
many suffering former aoMlont, Prel
Jonl Harding announced after tho cabi
net mooting. The preolilrm some time
ago appealnd to nil d pnrlmont boada
to look Into tho hoxpltiil altuntlon tit
tlrw of tho ahortago "oniilnliied of
for proper rm of nlllng ex ncrvlre
men. Hoada of department by i hock
Ing up all rartmie. ho mild. Imil (Un
covered m louil of about 12.000 wult
Ing beda Hint can aoon be of arrvlce,
Thla. Iho prealdent hoped, would go
far toward relieving miHerlng niuouf
afflH ted saldlera.
FINE HAT MAKING
A PHILIPPINE ART
Thla Plllplm la maklna a Philippine
btt, which la becoming quite popular
.vith both men and women In the
United Statea, and la usually a aource
of great pride to the wearer.
Middle Weat Statea Fruit Crope Suffer.
Chicago, 111. uejmnn '
from various sections of the Middle - ...!...
.i.im Indicate that the
r cant cold wave did extensive dam-
CrEGOM liCWS HDTES
OF 6iiEL"L INTEREST
Principal Events of tho Week
Drlcfly Sketched for Infor
mation of Our Readers.
Tin' Criit.T I.jU. oil t (iu r-mipany
linn I' UihiI nrvi riil lli'Hi, unil u r im it
iiuiii. itibiu, u roiiiiot ft
(hokiiii iiiul I. Inn cniiiiy f ir '' ;in,
li dead ni Allimi)
A rHimt iiiilll.rj i-inu..iuy i-f lb'-f)r-fit
NiiUnii.il Cumd. im t'"""
i'IiIIUmI, wk t:iiii'i ri il a! .Mini)
W. T. Kult-Ii, en)!' of lli" olib i i"-HM-ti
of l)r K"il. rrli-brol" 'I III on- '')
fifili hliilul.iy M Carllmi laxl i-K.
Illiiiivi'iti.iil tu com I75.IIUO iae
li Kiiirti i) on, llii- naval radio illa
tion mi Viiiiiich bay. miuli of Aalorla.
Unlui'd r.K'B on hi-iiliiT and nliln
pl.a frmn the I'ni-tlle north wrat tu
mull-in iiiarki-ts ar -ffi-.-tlvo Mnri-li
Tlio ImlliK Milrr- liavi: niarlrd a
roaal wl't' n-an-h fr W. J. (Mi'1. I''al
iiiKrcbaui, bo dli i'i an-d laat .Mon
Whral atofki now li Id liy I'matllln
rounty furmi-r will W ah-ni'd nt 00
fi-nta a bunhil. an-ordliig to H. O.
'I'lif Mniin iir tvuni) farm bun u ha
fli'd tin- wns-f of farm labon-m for
Hi- r Ing e- i s.'ii at 10 a iitu an hour,
room ami tnwd.
rinnl'l l.nue. livlBR -lrh mil' nmtli
of iJi tlritn.I. . v.i.x l.uracd In J.;.lli In
III Iiottx- :' flatioii (n;i;iililrly dr
tourod lila rwldi'iir--. '
Pnrmera fiuiii nil nctl"l; of Marlon
rniiiiiy iiMtomlil' l In Ki'l in ini'l or-gMlilti-d
bnt b- known li tho
H-ili in llroivoll ttaaorlallon.
Knrlv tour! run! li. li of 111" tl2.i.000
lliiinlrliiiil au.Illrliitn III Thi- llle.
boiulii f"r wlilrll t-r- voted laul sum
im r, ban be-ii il'- Idi-d on.
A. f. Howled. ttu e. lij r.-5l. vl hie
clghiy-iiliuh blrtlHtiiy at Kik1 I'oliit
on March l. la rmmdlns out C3 yai
nt a in Mmpi r torreaixiiidi iit.
Tnti-n bviid an gaiwliiii' ond d I nil I
hue aold In Oregon during the period
Krbnmry 26. 119. to February 88.
1921. neind llio Dtut" S.'.4.27:.
Tho KuKitio office of tliu I'nlted
S'nti f mployim-iil arrvli o sent 49 po
l''- out lo jotttt during the lnl week.
Of thl number 11 were farm handi".
The OkM Hill cement plant, which
appended opt rail una last Uc-rnber,
baa reaunn-d with a crew of 110 men.
The output of the pluni 1 1200 barnie
I... 11. MeM.il;rin of B:.U-;ii Ion fll'rt
Willi llie Mad- i n:!i: " off!--..- an bp
plication to upprori'lnto l.'il au'nnd
feet of waier froiil Mill ere -!t i."4 the
North Fork of tltc buitiam rtvir fm
tint development "f 312 horai-pnwer.
Jofti-ph C. 1'oeai-hl, slayer of Charlea
J. Selinntii-I, promlm-nt Fortlnnd at
torney. n found sullty ot murder In
tlio 'aecuml define by a Jury which
reconiiin iidi it (he maximum penalty
under tho law of life ImprlBoiiiiieiit.
A cotiimllloo from tho Uugene chum
her of roniuierre haa bi-cn uppnlntcd
lo act with ft like committee: from the
rnlvei-elty of Oregon to arrange, for a
formal dedication of tho woman's
building at the uulverslty of Oregon
early in May.
Director Davis of the reclamation
service la expected lo imuu' the com
uiIuhIoii within a few days which la
to make an cMtininatlon of the Dca-cliuli-a
li-rlciitlon project In Oregon,
for which coiijirena haa umdo tin initial
appropriation of $100,00(1.
There , ure npproxliuatrly HIS, of'
acres of Irrigated land iu Oregon.
elusive of Detn-huiea county, which has
about 75,000 acres under water, nccoi d
lug to a
er-port of tho United States
cenHiis bureau received nt the offices
of I'ercy A. Cupper,. Btatc euslnrer.
KMiuiimitlon of stills acUed lu De
cliutca county reveals the faot tlint thi
man who .drinks mnonahine whlcky
liioruly taken bis life In hi.i huiids,
Sherll'C lioborte declaivs. Kvldenco
shows that 70 per cent of DeschutcB
county distillers are rank amateurs.
Tho divorce action of Marjorto Haw
ley asalnst Wlllnrd P. llawloy Jr., of
Oregon City, appealed from Clackamas
county, will bo heard by the Oregon
supremo court early In June, according
to an announcement made by Arthur
Benson, dork of the suureiue court.
dev. ICrnest At. a.Tllli,' pastor ot tin-
vimhiuiist Knihcoual church' of Mc-
Minnvllle, died at the church parson -
age from blood poisoning. The Infec-
tlon came from poison oak in his eye
and a small boll on the cheek.
FROM "OVER THEHILL
J. II. Kulciiuur lias rcturru-d from
a visit to Auburn ami Portland,
Mrs. luis VanWinklc ami Mrs.
John liunisU-r of Wexton, were visit
inic in Athena Wodnitxlay.
Mins Julia MtKadden of Corvelli,
is in the city, a kuu1 at tho home of
her t rothvr, C. L. Jlcl-'adilen.
lk-nny Cit-ckme waa up from trie
Suylor ranch mar Kcho, visitinit hia
mother over Sunday, at the borne o!
Mrs. Ann Taylor.
Mr. and Mrs. J. I. WnlU-r am
.-ni.ir.... k.u..,i s.m.tuv -i the home of
Mr. and Sirs. Clark Waller in Walw
m,J u-.ii,.,,, ui,,Kl,r , .lamrh.
ter Miss Mildred, have returned from
Pullman and IjiCrosse, Wash., where
they visited with two of Mt. Win
Mrs. CeonTo Gerkiiig ulid dnufhtcr
Miss Blanche, visited duriliR the
Kaster vacation at Spokane, where
Mia Lillian OerkiriK is attondiliK
M'. Lk-lbert ( lore nnd little dauRh
ter liitty Jenn arc in the city from niLeting; held Monday night, the mem
1 1,-i,- h...,,.. nt Vale. Malheur county dopted the above plan.
viaitinir Mr. Clore's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. R. lay lor.
Worth Watt. came du.vn from
Pullman Wednesday to enjoy a few
day vacation over the Raster peri
od nt the home ef his parents in
Athciui. Worth drove down in his
who L here torn U. of O. for the
in honor of Miss Arcta Littlejohn
Kuster vacation, Miss Lucinda Dell ar 01 """P. lu""-u
and Miss Audrn Winship entertained and walked right out again. He was
Wednesday evening at the home of arrested by Officer Stone and mem
Mr. Samuel Haworth. A largo party K.rs etll., ij;Fhway force and put
of (school friends were the suesU. jn the city Jail. Tho articles he tookr
Athcna-Wentoii I'ost, American b.lotiired to a crew cf highway work
Legion, will give a dunce at the o;- riK.H ,u p!ead not guilty before
era house tomoi-row evening, three Judge Richards who sent him to
hundred invitations having been sent Pendleton for investigation by the
out for the occasion. grand jury.
Ray Jones, who made a trip one Bub Saintclair, federal oflieer, and approved by the state engineer. The
day this week to the mountiaii ranch Green Kates had a real-to-goodness dam will provide water for the Irriga
te bring out u loud of potatoes, found street fight in front of the meat mark- tlou of approximately 14,000 acres ot
the roads in lirst class condition. The et Wednesday, shortly before noon, land in Jackson coilnty. The cost of
mountain folk nre taking advantage
of weuther conditions to get their
spring work under way.
l L. McKlluinio hu returned to
Athena und is again proprietor of a
pool hull he sold before departing
lor wuutt waitu, wnere ne rcaiueu
with hia family since leaving here.
lie inn-chased the business from Sam
llaworth, and will remove his family
to Athena from Walla Walla at once,
'i'homas Meighan tho great Para-
mount star will be seen tomorrow
evening at the Standard Theatre in
ono of his latest and best productions,
'.'The Prince Chap." Sunday the bill
ul the Standard will be "A Midnight
Romance," the great stage play, with
Anita Stewart as tho star. Wednes
day night, Paramount will send Eth
el Clayton in "A Ladder of Lies." The
.Wednesday night programs have been
HlrengthencU with a block ef straight
Tho Etude elub was entertained
yesterday afternoon nt tho home ef
Mn. F.-K Iioyd, with Mrs. O. C.
llndley as leader of the following pro
gram: History of Music, Mrs. Miih
ener; History of Opera, Miss Low
thcr;Story of La Traviata and Lucia
d'Lumnicrmoor, Mrs. Emmol; Story
of Carmen and Martha, Mrs. Eager;
opera music on Brunswick La Bo
heme, Rigoletta, Talcs of TlotTnian,
La Tosca. Refreshments were served
.by Mrs. McEwen and Mrs. Hill.
Post Will Give Street Dance.
Post is contemplating giving a street
dance in 'Athena in the .near future
fm - both social and financial reasons.
Permission will be asked of the city
council for itivilitfe of ui.iriK a por
tion of one of Uie" ilowiwtown paved
streets for the ilatirc.
It is propOM-d to sell ticket to the
ilaiKc at one dollar each, and n ticket
entitle the holder thereof to dance
nnd will also ffive him one hhare on a
Stradivara phonograph valued at
l.'ir.O. With tho phon'Kraph will izo
records to the amount of ?2r. Tho
jdionofrrnph be awarded the
shareholder of a ticket by a method
in fnirne to all shareholders and
'' no means associated with lottery
' A number of Legion Posts Ml the
Northwest, in order to raise fur.ds
na- uinposinit of automobile, musical
instruments, etc., at the present time
on the basii, of selling shares. A
Portland i'obt is now selling shares
in a Stultz automobile and the Post
at Milton has a Ford car up for dis
posal by the same method.
Tho Athrna-Wcaton Post is in
need of funds to finance the current
cn pontics of the organization.- At a
Judge Richards' Busy Day.
Yesterday was a busy day in Judge
Richards' court. He disposed with
two cases, both defendants being"
bound over to the grsnd jury.
To begin with, A. Walker walked
into a warehouse at Havana, "lifted"
fl Pn,r of h'' a t0le (f TK'
and when Saintclair, who had a stran-gle-hold
on Estes, was pulled away,
he discovered the lobe of hfsjeft car
missing. The rarticipnnts in the
fitrht were not arrested for violuting
the pence. However, Saintclair al-
icgcs that t.stes bit a portion ot ms
tor off nnd swore to a complaint
charging him with mayhem. jEstes
waived examination through his ot-
toniey, Homer I. Watts, who appeared
for him in court at the time the hear-
ing was set for yesterday nlternoon.
Scores Hurt In Chicago Explosion.
Chicago, 111. An explosion which
wrecked a warehousa building at "79
Barber street caused at least five
deaths and Injuries to several score
other persons. City police and fire
men said they found parts of a sup
posed bomb and also a percussion cap
In the ruins. Effects of the explos
alon were felt for blocks. A big de
partment Btore at Twelfth and Hal
sted streets was the scene of a panic
when the concussion shattered plate
glass windows and startled clerks and
Government Wins Income Tax Suit.
Washington. D. C A victory was
won by the government In the supremo
court Interpretation of the term "In
come" for the assessment of taxes un
der the Income and excess profits acts.
The court held that any gain derived
from corporation securities or corpor-
te assets and any increase in the
value ot a capital investment, when
realised, is taxable as income. The
opiutous were indorsed by the entire
CEEGOiJ fiEWS !;0TS
OF GENERAL INTEREST
Principal Events of the Week United States Probably Wljl -Briefly
Sketched for Infor- Not Recognize Any Stat-
mation of Our Readers. of Limitations. ,
Fire" candidates for poi(maf-r at
lloseburg have definitely announced
Intention or swging me appomi
by the republican administration
to surc-d Postmaster Reizinstlne.
Fire which waa belleyed to have ig
nited In a woodshed at the rear of the
building caused a losa estimated at
165.000 to the womeo'a apparel atore
conducted by Kafoury Broa. in Salem.
All national guard unit In Oregon,
with the exception of a hospital or
conization to be located at La Grande,
have been completed and are function-
Ing, according to Adjutant-General
Spencer Carlson. Marsbflcld. baa
been appointed principal midshipman
to Annapolis naval academy by Bepn
sintatlve Hawley. Wallace J. Walsh
of Newport has been named first al
ternate. Jd iCdeall and a number of other
rebidents of Jackson county have filed
a petition w ith the Oregon public serv
ice comraiMiion asking permission to
operate a motor car over the tracks of
the Pacific Kastern railroad which
extends from Medford to Butte Falls.
The Oregon public service commis
sion, at the instigation of northwest
bop growers, has started an action to
restore a carload minimum of 15.000
pounds In the shipment of this product
instead of the carload minimum of
18.000 pounds fixed during the federal
control of the railroads.
Reply of Portland and Vancouver to
tho petition of Puget sound ports and
Astoria for a rehearing of the Colum-
bia basin rate case. In which the inter
state commerce commission recently
awarded a 10 per cent differential to
tho former cities, to and from the ter
ritory south of the Snake river, haa
Railroad officials now believe that
all danger from slides on the branch
line, running from La Grande to Jo-'
seph. Is plsL During the month of
March, the Wallowa county people
have been forced to go for a number of
days without freight, because of a
large slide which occurred a few miles
on the other side of Elgin.
The Oregon public service commis
proposed Increased transportation rate
sion has extended the suspension of
on milk and milk products to June 30.
Application for Increased charges for
transporting milk and milk products
was filed with the commission by the
American Railway Express company
several months ago.
Plans for the Fish lake dam, to be
constructed on Little Butte creek In
connection with tho development of
tho Medford Irrigation district, were
tbe development was eslmated at Jl,
250,000. There were two fatalities In Oregon
due to Industrial accidents during the
week ending March 24 according to a
report prepared by tho industrial acci-
dcnt commission. The victims were
jCrbert W. Notter, shipyard worker,
' Portland, and Sanford H. Holgate,
mnt cut'tf r Astoria. A total of 364
ardent,, w'ere reported to the com-
The state has closed a deal whereby
it came into possession of approximate
ly 73 acres of laud adjoining property
now occupied by the penitentiary and
state hospital. Approximately IS acres
of the land is of clay soil that will be
utilized by the prison in manufactur
ing brick. Tbe remainder of the land
is general in Its character and will bf
planted to berries and other products
necessary in tho matutenance of the
Ono of tho largest money verdicts
ever rendered by a jury in Jackson
county was that given In circuit court
at Jacksonville In the suit against
Chester C. Kubll. tbe Applegate stock-
man, for $42,203.73 due on overdrafts,
drafts and checks cashed by the failed
bank of Jacksonville before it became
defunct, the action being brought by
F. C. Bramwcll, state superintendent
of banks. It was the second victory.
of Superintendent Bramwell last week
in a similar case growing out of the
bank failulf, the other case being that
brought by him against J. E. Bartlett,
former Med'ord dealer in electrical
supplies, the iury bringing In a verdict "
for $2343.14 for overdrafts and the
VEEXS DECLARES U.S.;
WILL GET BERGDOLL
Washington. P. C.-"Wa ara going
to get nergdoll If It il poeelbla to tat
- - -
Heusing the case of the Philadelphia
draft erader now in Germany. I
don't believe we will recognlxe any
tatu of limitation in his case If
one should exiat."
Secretary Week would not say what
tteps would be taken to get liergdoll
out of Germany. '
Secretary Weeks announced form
ally that ISrlgadler Coneral Allen had
made overtures to the German gov-
. manl IrmL-Inif lA lha nni((nnln if
, T " " " . "
Carl Neuf and Fran Zimmer, Anier-
leans sentenced to prison terms at
Eberbacb, Germany, for attempting
to arrest Bergdoll on German soil.
Tbe secretary said General Allen waa
optimistic that the-70 men scon
would be released.
old Wool schedule
III re TARIFF BILL
Washington. The old Payne-Aldrieh
tariff duty on grease wool. M cepts
a pound, has been agreed upon by the
house subcommittee framing the perm-
anent tariff measure to be introduced '
at the extra session. Members said the
wool schedule probably would be
adopted by the full committee with
out material change. Taking grease
wool aa tbe basis, tha rate on washed
wool would be 22 cents and on scoured
33 centa. In the emergency tariff the
grease wool duty is 15 centa. By ac
cepting these figures the committee
virtually revives schedule K, tons
fought over in congress.
WOMEN MOVE TO DISARM
Easter Mass Meeting Ask Conference
With Nations of the World.
Washington. A resolution request
ing President Harding "to call a con
ference of the nations on world dis
armament" and asking that' increased
appropriations of congress for arma
ments be postponed pending such a
conference, waa adopted at an Easter
mass meeting held under auspices of
the women's disarmament committee.
Senator Borah of Idaho again ad
vocated an agreement beween ' the
Vniled States, Great Britain and Ja
pan to reduce naval armament and
charged authors of the program for
increased armaments with being "aedu
lous patrons of boishevism, painstak
ing and industrious gardeneri of un
rest and misery."
. Manila. Fran
cis Burton Harri
son, former gov
ernor general of
the Philippine Is
lands, offered to
tender his resig
months ngo upon
condition that the
Secretary of War
that a Filipino be
appointed his suc
cessor. Be made
the offer while in
Discussing Philippine Independence,
the governor general said
I can see In tne future a very
beautiful vision. When the flag of
the Philippine republic shallbe hoist
ed, when the Stars nnd Stripes will
come Mooting down to the strains ot
'The Star Spangled Banner" that flag,
Old Glory, so rich iu happy and hon
orable achievements, will be made
doubly dear becanse it will mean that
the United States will have kept tta
word to the people of the Philippine
James Davis To Direct Railroads,
Washington. - James C. Davis of
lowa, at present general counsel of the
railroad administration, was named by
President Harding as director general
0f railroads. The president has ap-
pointed former Vice President Thomas
r. Marshall and former Senator
Nathan Scott ot West Virginia to the
Lincoln Memorial commission.
, Sr - g H
age to trult crop.