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The East Oregonlan hit the largest psld
circulation of uj paper In Oregon, eat of
1'ortlaud, ard ov twice the circulation In
Pendleton 01 any other newspaper.
Fair tonight and Tuesday; warmer
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DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, MONDAY, JUNE 14, 1915.
GERMANY HI DO
ALL II POWER TO
Optimism on all Sides Prevails in
Berlin Regarding Differences With
the United States.
REPLY WILL BE FRIENDLY
Hlfc-h Official In German Government
Are D1ly Impressed by tlw Tone
of Wilson's Itcjolnder and Every
thing WIU He Done to Answer In
live same Sp4rlt.
BEIU.IN, June 14. Everywhere
cptlmtam wu evident today regarding
the settlement of the controversy
with Germany and the United State.
"The United States need not be
apprehensive regarding Germany's re
ply," said a high official In discussing
Wilson's Intent note. "We are deeply
Impressed by the friendly tone of the
note and certainly will do everything
to reply In the same spirit. There
undoubtedly be a solution which both
countries can accept."
Note to Go to Allien.
WASHINGTON", June 14 While
the president Is awaiting the German
reply to the rejoinder, the state de
partment will complete preparation
data for the proponed note to the al
lies protesting against Interference
with neutral commerce through the
British order-ln-eouncll. Acting
Counsellor Anderson has been Inquir
ing Into the situation for weeks. His
records show that not only American
cargoes have been detained, although
destined to neutral ports, but when
released the owners suffered losses
fr which there Is no chance of com
pensnt'on. It Is not likely the note to
the allies will be finished until after
Germany's nest communication has
been received and the submarine
London. June II The British
steamer Arndale, 3500 tons, struck a
mini ami sank 111 the White sea, off
the north coast of Russia, according
ti dispatches received here. The fate
-f the i rew was not mentioned.
LONDON, June li The British
steamer llopemount wan torpedoed
and sunk by a submarine. It wus an
nounced. Dispatches reported the destruction
of a small Danish bark by a subma
rine. The crew was transferred to
a Danish schooner.
The Hopemount was a vessel of
3r,00 tons. The captain of the Hope
mount and three of the crew were
wounded. The ship was shelled and
struck three times before the crew
could take to the boats. The men
were wounded by bursting shells.
NEXT BRYAN STATEMENT TO
DISCUSS "CAUSELESS WAR"
WASHINGTON, June 14. Tuesday
or Wednesday Hryan will Issue a
statement on "The Causeless War."
This was the word received from Bry.
nn at Old Point Comfort. He explain
ed the new statement would not deal
with his resignation but would dis
cuss the war "aa it Is' and "the way
K RY TORPEDO
CREW MAY BE LOS
138th Anniversary of the
American Flag is Observed
Today Throughout the Land
Today is the 138th anniversary of,
the birth of "Old Glory" and It Is
Flag Day all over the land. It was
on June 14, 1877, that Betsy Ross
pieced together the red, white and
blue strips of cloth Into a pattern de
stined to become the symbol of the
liberty of a nation.
Flag Day In Pendleton Is being
observed not with any celebration but
flags have made their appearancs
both In the business and residence
This evening the local lodge of ElkB,
will hold exercises
the day, It being a
In observance of
custom of this
Pioneer of 1871 is
Chosen to Head the
geoiige ;itoss of atiiena is
NEW PRESIDENT ItENTLEY
George Gross of Athena, who has
lived In Umatilla county since 1871,
was Saturday unanimously chosen as
president of the Umatilla County Plo.
neers' 'association at the close of the
23rd annual picnic at Weston. Col.
J. M. Bentley of Pendleton, president
during the past year, was nominated
to succeed himself but declined the
George Peebler, well known Pen
dleton pioneer, was unanimously cho
sen vice-president of the organiza
tion while S. A. Barnes and J. Price,
who have served very efficiently as
secretary and treasurer, respectively,
were chosen to succeed themselves. :
As usual, one of the most enjoy
able features of the Pioneer Plcnlo
program was the old fiddlers' contest.
It was a very spirited affair and, as
the bows sang back and forth across
the taut strings and drew forth old
time tunes, the feet of the audience
unconsciously shuffled In time. Al
Johnson of Athena was awarded first
honors, Bill King of Athena, second.
Dr. Dell, also of Athena, third and
Joe Lleuallen of Weston fourth. How
ever, the task of the Judges was not
an easy one. Time and again the
fiddlers were called back to play
some more and nnany an or tnem
were requested to play "Turkey In
the Straw." the old familiar favorite
The Judges were Henry L. Frazler of
Ml Hon and J. F. Hoblnson and B. W.
Fletcher of Pendleton.
Altogether the 23rd annual picnic
was one of the very best In history.
The Saturday crowd was a large one
nnd the townpeople and the pioneers
did themselves proud In entertaining
Board Results in
Meeting Called off
FRIENDS OK LANDERS GATHER
HIT .MEETING ENDS A ITER
Retween fifty and seventy-five peo
ple, most of whom were warm friends
of Supt. J. S Landers and actively
Interested in the campaign to secure
his reinstatement In the Pendleton
schools, gathered on the court house
lawn Saturday evening about 8 o'
clock in response to a call for a mas"
meeting. However, the meeting as
planned was not held, the ladles who
called It deciding that, in view of the
fact that the school board had de
clined to attend. It would be useless
to ilisrtiys the reasons which led to
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Supt. Landers made a short speecn
I stating that he could see no reason
why he should enter Into discussion
farther. Inasmuch as the hoard mem
bers were not present to state their
side of the controversy. He expressed
Ms deep appreciation of the support
which had been given him during
the past nine years nnd declared that
In leaving Pendleton, he would take
with him the highest regard for the
city and the citizenship. He express
ed a hope that the people of the com
munity would be loyal to his successor
nnd give him every support in the
administration of the schools.
WOINDED IN EIGHT
FOR NEGRO PRISONER
WINNSHORO. S. C June 14.
Sheriff Hood, six deputies and
a number of c tizens were
wounded In a desperate battle
In front of the court house when
a mob sought to take a negro
prisoner from the sheriff and
lynch him. The negro was shot
nnd killed by the mob after the
sheriff and his deputies sur
lodge to pay tribute to the flag each
year on June 14. The exercises will
be open to the public, The program
will consist of the singing of "Ameri
ca," Introductory exercises by the ex
alted ruler and officers, a reading of
the history of the flag, a quartet se
lection, an altar acrvlce by the es
quire and officers, the singing of
"Auld Lang Syne" and "The Stnf
Spangled Banner" and the Elks' trlb-
. ute to the flag by Secretary Thomas
The flag day committee consists of
S Cheshire, Charles Vinier and D.
Local Young Man Struck by
Automobile and Seriously
Injured; Still Unconscious
Robert Boylen, 17 Years Old, Riding Motorcycle
at Time of the Accident-Collision is With the
Vey Car Near Pilot Rock-Hope Held for the
Recovery of Young Man.
While rlillng on a motorcycle near
Pilot Rock yesterday afternoon about
4 o'clock, Robert Boylen, 17 year old
son of Herbert Boylen, prominent
woolgrower, was struck by an auto
mobile and seriously Injured. He has
been unconscious ever since ' but
hopes are held out that he will re-
The accident occurred" Just on top
of the hill this side of Pilot Rock and
Just after the Pilot Rock-Stanfleld
ball game was over. Young Boylen
was riding back to Pilot Rock when
he met the Joe Vey automobile driv
en by Miss Elizabeth Vey and occu
pied besides by Miss Anna Klffe, Miss
Mary Jurger and Miss Mable Dorr, all
of this city.
According to the young ladles, the
young man was riding upon the left
side of the road and started to cross
to the right side' Just before he met
them. Neither the car nor the motor
cycle was traveling at a high rate of
I speed at the time. The two collided
I nnd the rider of the motorcycle was
thrown forcibly to the ground. The
cur pawed over his machine, wreck
ing it badly, and it Is though prob
able that the car also passed over the
foot of the young man.
Tho car was stopped at once and
the young ladies had young
This is the character of the country i
the Italians, now marching north,
must cross to reach Austrian territory.
The figure In the center shows one
of the Alpine chasseurs of the Italian
army. These men are quipped and
trained for warfare on the mountain
So far aa can be learned from dis
patches, the Itatitna are now making
j Alps, Which Italians Must Cross
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extricated from under his motorcycle
before men came running up. He
was token at once to Illot Rock,
where Drs. GIIMIand and SpauldinK
took charge of him. They found no!
bones broken and reason to believe
there are no serious Internal Injuries.
The youth has been unconscious ex-
cept at short Intervals ever since but
messages from Pilot Rock are to the
effect that the physicians expect a
recovery unless unexpected complica-
tlons set In.
From all reports received no blame
Is attached to the driver of the car
The young man had had the motor
cycle only a short time and was not
thoroughly acquainted with it.
FOUR TO 12 INCHES OF
SNOW FAILS IN S. DAKOTA
UNCOMMONLY HEAVY FAH, FOR
JUNE PRECEDED BY RAIN
STCRGIS, South Dakota, June 14.
From four' to 12 inches snow fell,
the latest heavy snowfall in many
years. For 12 hours a steady rain and
high wind preceded the fall.
two movements against Austria. One
takes them over the lowlands, north
of Venice, In the direction of the
province of Trieste. The other re
quires them to rush north over moun
talnous country. In some of the pass-
ea, more than 11,000 feet high, there
U snow the year round. But It will
not greatly Interfere with fighting In
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TRAFFIC 8T j
Fourteen Thousand Employes cf
Electric Lines Walk Out- -Strikebreakers
POLICE GUARDIKG GAR BARNS
Elevated I Joe Runs Few Cars From
North and South Side But Bloat of
tile City's Workers Are Compelled
to Walk Strike Is Worst One la
History of the City.
CHICAGO, June 14. Chief Chief
Healy asked the city council to appro
priate 1447,344 for salaries and
equipment for a thousand special dep
uties for SO days to cope with the sit
uation growing out of the car strike.
Armed guards stood on the platforms
of elevated trains when a 13-minute
schedule was Inaugurated.
CHICAGO, June 14. Chicago is In
the grip of the worst transportation
tie-up In the history of the city. At
midnight 14,000 motormen, conductors'!
and other employes of the elevated
and surface electrle lines struck.
Hundreds of thousands of busineFsj
men. shop girls, and other workers:
walked, while others came in auto-1
mobiles, horse-drawn vesicles and jit
'ney buses, to work. Nearly 1000 po
licemen are on duty about the car
barns. At 10 o'clock elevated line of
fieials began the operation of five car
trains on a 15 minute schedule from
the north and south sides. The
first few trains were unmolested. The
surface cars are not yet being oper
ated. Company officials said their own
men are running the trains. Union
leaders say trains are being operated
by strikebreakers imported from the
east. Bitter feeling was evident am
ong the strikers when a carload of
strikebreakers arrived from Cincin
nati during the morning.
to Make the Local
WEEK- OF .11 NE 22 SHOITD RE
I.IVEST DOCAD RESIDENTS
Pendleton business men have unit-
I e,l to make Pendleton Chautauqua
j week a time of unparalleled business
activity, according to an announce
ment given out today by the central
chautautiua. committee. A. J. McAl
lister is acting as chairman of the
'"The committee has adopted the
slogan. 'Chautnuqua Week Is Buying
Week.' " stated the chairman today.
"Each live wire business man In the
city is behind the movement Every
one is working" in harmony ami tne
prospects for a period of unparalleled
prosperity in Pendleton look mighty
nod. The week from June 02 to OS
I should be one of the livest local resi-
ent have ever witnessed. P.arcains
of everv type are to be presented by
the merchants, who are doing their
utmost to arrange attractive and nov
'The various stores nre to conduct
I special advertising campaigns. Visit
ers will be attracted to Pendleton.
not only by the Chautauqua, but by
the excellent buying propensities as
well. This is a new venture for Pen
dleton merchants but they are all
certain of Its success."
Business men when interviewed
concerning the movement were unan
imous in their approval of the pro
ject. "We never have attempted such
'Continued on page eight.)
Negro li L-ynt-hol.
TOCCOA. Georgia, June 14. Sam
Stephens, a negro accused of attacking
a white girl, was hinged to a tree by
Italians attack Goritz on three sides.
Germany will do all In her power
to prevent break with tho Vnltcdj
Wilson addresses throngs at capital
on occasion of Hag Day.
Traffic tied np In Chicago because
UolKrt Boylen seriously Injured In
Jtidgo PhclW hearing objections to
water rights decree.
Masa meeting for Supt. tender
dics not nuMcriallc.
Mrs. McGinn passes away.
line Day observed this evening.
AT CAPITAL UN
Wilson Pays Tribute to the Flag of
the Nation Before Throng of Five
NO REFERENCE TO CRISIS
'America's Heart Will Yet Interpret
the Heart of the World.'' Declares
the Chief Executive of the Nation
Hag- Emblem Not Alone of Sen
timent but of History.
WASHINGTON', Jane 14 "Amer
ica's heart will yet Interpret the heart
of the world," said President Wilson
In an address delivered In connection
with the celebration of flag day. The
president spoke to 5000 people from
the south front of the treasury build
ing at noon. The scene was inspiring.
The president made no direct refer
ence to the stirring days of the last
week when Bryan resigned and the
latest note was sent to Berlin. He
appealed to everyone to realize that
the mass of the people do not want
to get their names In the newspapers.
He said in the list of those who made
the flag possible, there was not a sin
"I know nothing more difficult than
to render an adequate tribute to our
emblem," said the president.
"The things It stands for were cre
ated by the experience of the great
people and written by their lives. It
Is an emblem not merely of sentiment!
but of history. .. j
"Yon do not make national life by
literature and expositions, but by the
daily endeavor of the great people,
living up to the standard of honesty
and Just conduct. While we honor the
men of our country who stood' for the
ideals that made the flag possible, let
us not forget the nation's great ex
periences have been the work of un
known men. They are not men who
stand to one side and comment upon
what is being accomplished and who
try to interpret the great struggles of
life. No. they are men who, in their
daily endeavors represent the flag's
essence and who see In the flag what
they desire to be.-'
FRAUDS COST GOVERNMENT
MORE THAN TWO MILLIONS
OI.EOMARGINE DEALERS IN THE
TOILS AFTER SECRET IN
WASHINGTON. June 14. It was
learned that oleomargine frauds, cost
ing the government more than two
roiHIon dollars annually, have been
unearthed. A large number of se
cret service operatives are on the case.
The government already has un
covered hundreds of thousands of
dollars from fraudulent dealers in
addition to large court costs, of thi3
sum. JrtOO.oOO has been recovered
from the Capital City dairy of Colum-j
bus. Ohio. Suits for 1400.001 more
are pending against the eompanv.'
This indicates the total suits through,
out the country will run into th
An eteetrical alarm for open win
dows has been perfected to g''ve
warning in case of rain pelting into
Belgian On Offensive.
TARIS. June 14. In Flanders, the
Belgians have assumed the offensive
near Dixmude, launching night attack
i.galnst the Germans. A Belgian bat.
talion crossed to the east bank of the
Yser and drove the Germans hack to -
1(1. OHO Rov-Man Capture.
RERUN" .Tune 14 Sixteen thou
sand Russians were captured by Von
- - - -
M u-kcnzcn's Austro-Gorman foroes
series of attacks west and north
west of Lent berg yesterday an offi
cial statement announced.
OMinans Renew Attack.
PARIS, June 14. Renewed Ger
man attacks have been launched
against Souchez. Powerful explosives
hurled against the French lines have
wrecked rart of the trenches north
of Sugar Mill, but the fighting con
tinues with the result still In doubt,
official dispatches stated.
On the eastern ridge of the Lorette
Hills, the French have occupied a por
tlon of the German trenches, the com
Bight to Blockade Sea.
HOME, June 14 Pamn Sonnino
minister of foreign affairs addressed
a note to the neutral powers reaffirm-
Fighting Continues About Goritz
Where Fortress is Being Attacked
on Three Sides.
RAILWAY CUT BY INFANTRY
I "lava is Occupied After lUttle la
Which Roth Sides Urne Heavily
Fortrew, of Malborgrt Blown l"P
When Magazines Exploded by
ROME, June 14. Partial destruc
tion of the Austrian fortress of Mal
borget in the Carnlc Alps and contin
ued heavy fighting about Gorit were
reported to the war office by Gen
During the bombardment by the
Italian artillery on Sunday, one wing
of the Malborget fortress was blown
up when bursting shells caused the
magazine to explode.
Goritz Is being attacked on three
sides by the Italians.
Furious fighting is In progress on
the east bank of the Isonzo.
Italian Infantry have cut the rail
way leading north to Goritz after oc
cupying Plava. The Austrian force
at Plava had been strengthened and
fierce fighting, marked by heavy loss
es on both sides, preceded the capture
of the town.
MRS. JOHN Mm IS DEAD
HERE FROM HEART TROUBLE
WETJi KNOWN WOMAN PASSF.4
AWAY SATT'RDAY NIGHT AT
Mrs. John McGinn, well known
resident of Pendleton, succumbed to
heart failure Saturday night. June 13.
at 11:30 o'clock at her residence, Jl
Thompson street. She had been 111
for several months but not critically
so. The funeral will be held tomor
row at 10 o'clock at St Mary's Cath
olic church with Rev. Father Durgan
Deceased was born In Carthage.
New York, March 20. 1S65. She was
married to Mr. McGinn in 1SS2 and
came in the same year to Pendleton,
arriving here in March of that year.
This city had been her home continu
ously since that time.
She Is survived by her husband, a
daughter. Mrs. Ed. Johnson, a son
Herbert McGinn, and a nephew.
Charles Vinier. all of this city.
UNIDENTIFIED TUG BURNS
OFF THE VIRGINIA CAPES
CAPTAIN AND CREW ARE
IJEVED TO HAVE MET
DEATH IN SEA.
WASHINGTON-. June 14 An uni
dentified tug Is believed to have burn,
el off the Virginia capes. The cutter
Onandaga. which rushed to the rM
cue. reported the m'k and return
ed todav. The commander of the
cutter declared he found no trace of
the tug. The crew Is believed ti
have jumped overboard and drowned.
ing the right of Italy to blockade thu
French Schooner Sunk,
LONDON, June 14 The French
schooner Diamant was torpedoed an t
! sunk off Cornwall Sundav. The cr.- .y
n"h"w of IH-nl'-iL
WASHINGTON, une 11. Th mi-
- - lyirme court uenieii application T'r
In, review of the case of F. Drew Ciml
preme court denied application f r
nettl, who was convicted in California
of violating the Mann white slave act.
SHOWS WEAKNESS TolMY
CHICAGO, June 14 (Spec
ial ) The wheat market today
showed a decline of several
cents from the prl es Saturday.
At the close today the following
quotations prevailed: July,
II. 03 7-9; Sept. ! 03 asked
PORTLAND, ore, Jun 14.
(Special.) Portland wh.Mt pri
ces tod.tv are club, i cents,
bluestem, l cents.