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DAILY EVENING EDITIQ'! WEATHCR Fair tonight and Saturday; colder tonight. Weather Imln. Maximum 4; minimum .12; rain fall .07: wind, northwest, gentle; weather, cloudy. TO ADVERTISERS Ttia But Oregon tan bu the largaat bona fldn soil guar u teed paid circulation of auj paper In Oregon, Mint of Portland and by far the largeat circulation l l'vadletoo of any newspaper. CITY OFFICIAL PAPER COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER VOL. 29 ;, DAILY EAST OREGONIAN. PENDLETON, OREGON, FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 1917. NO. 9065 PRESBBi IT IS STILL TOO ILL TO LEAVE BED Cabinet Meeting Cancelled and Plans Regarding Arming Ships Must Await Recovery EXTRA SESSION IS UM0 MEXICAN BANKER SUES "MARBLE BRIDE" AdOao i or president Declare It I Itwnwiy Because Army Appro. lelsUniia Failed sad Government Wt pay Mexican Murder Force. WASHINGTON. March - phpdrlaa haa ordered President Wilson to remain In bed. Tim meeting haa been cancel - WASHINGTON. March I. Presi dent Wilson's possible plana regard ing the arming of American ahlpe l till undecided. There are two possi ble course He may act on bia own initiative and Secretary Lansing's and Gregory's ruling empowering him to Issue army order or ha may call an extra lesion to push through Hie nrmed neutrality MIL Some advisers are urging a quick extr session, declaring? it neceatary I because the army appropriations fail ed and the government cannot pay the Mexican border force until It I I passed. The armed neutrality bill will be a Vote of confidence and notice to the I world that America la unified. He will alao Drovtde the money where- 1 with to operate. Wilson's Ulna may I further delay the matter X TRA f I ' J I 'T;. i l f I . :s ;.'f I -- ' " ? i .v .. J : ' ' I ..". V,... j .-.vs.: 5 "Lji STORM LONG BREWING IN POLICE AND COUNCIL CIRCLES BREAKS IN FURY WHEN POLICE CHIEF RESIGNS . B. Gurdane Declares to the Council He Can no Longer Serve Under Mayor Best; All Efforts to Enforce Law are Hampered Instead of Sup' ported He Asserts. MAYOR WILL BE ASKED TO RESIGN POLICE COMMITTEE Majority of council Take Sfckw With Chlof of JNtnoe; Another Outbreak KxnecK-d at Jbuiaj- Meetina- of Council; startling lK-vatkii and 'harn Are Made..'. MARK CONGRESS WILL J.IEET APRIL 16 ASHINiTXN-. M:M h PRrM. IrIT WlimtS HAS t'AI.I.RIt AS KXTltA fil-iKNION O.' t'OKt.ltl'Nlt rVWt A IMtl , (HTKKI II. UK lr 1IFTD IIR HAS ltrM'lt TO AliM Sllll-H HIT WANT4 roii;KS. SKINAI, AITIHMtlTV TO IS1C I'lTVIm M1 UMMKT AMI i.rjmnw Tl Ml JTT V.M I II THAT l- MAV ilUn M.ltl'AI.Y Sl tlllTI.V INSl'DII TtIK A ltl f I. MU'1 OltlRIM. ellrC MAItr 'T l'l.-ly THAT AM. .l I lt Ml:T !' KK IIKHKAr'l'r:i: Will ; R Mtf.ol lM nr Kr.'i'ltKt'V. Tlil" Al:-. M'IIMI'I.' Itl'l il:t l.s Uru ki-:i HN KM-Ki-rT ii Tin-: n:p ' Al.l AMHtll'tX l!ll l Vr-. f'o mv lu-.-st i.i' in stuxi m y i.ivra n i.s u-iAiiKKn htovi: irvj A- TM11 WAD 1V.IKI I IIAIIIM.t.V lr' THK KKNATK IDIIKII.N YM M ITTKK. THK IM-MMIMATION l.KAKKH FltOM THK KKNATK MIMimi! KlITTrTO HOOMS IATK THIS AFTrHIMMlM. THK ir.MMrnTK KXPrXTS A txm. It J-7TH TrIfT ATI VR I JST OF AH fllftKMKVr UTK.K. THK IdT Id. IK WTWHT Tt) ItKVIKION NEW TORK. March . Mark J. 8muela former aaaoclate in M-xioan hanking enterpriae of Gustavo Made rt, la aulng for an annulment of hlj wedding hla wife haa not given any1 reaponae to hla demonatrationa of af fection and haa repulsed him time and again, samuela and his wife had marriage to hla "marble bride." whom Uhelr fortunes wiped out at the time ... . nmcan capital, nam- of the slaying of Madoro and the up uels allegva that from the day of hla rising of Huerta. CHICAGO MARKET IS DOWN TODAY ' I'onland IOHTl-A.VI. Ore.. March 8. ilal) Mub I.S: hlueatcm tl flil "HIl'ACO. March . (Special In the Kast OrrKOlifcm I Itanap of when I price tmlay; open. Hlah. !w. CloKe May 1.H ll.HIU ll.&TS I.H7i Jul ii tii n.r.; KiUckles from AlrHlilp. I TtKlf. March . Lieutenant Kawada. a military aviator, sensation, ally suicided. He iellberntoly up'ei h'a aeriplane nt a conldera'lla airl. A storm that haa teen brewing In police and council circle for the past several month broke thla mornin wish the suddenness and violence of a tempest. It waa participated by the resignation of Chief of Police Gur. daae who atated to the council that he could no longer serve under Maytr J. A. Beet. . i Before the norm ended charge and counter-charges were hurled, the lie waa paused, threats were made of startling revelationa and. It la said, only the presence of more pacific members prevented physical encoun ter The end la not yet. According to au thoritative report, there will . in aij probability be another outbreak at the next regular meeUng of the council when. It la said, Mayer Best will t asked to resign aa chairman of the police committee. In the event of hi resignation or removal, it la not un likely that the council will reinstate Chief Qurdana. There haa beei contention between the police, mempart' rhe council and the mayor for some time past and each week baa aeen it grow more acute, ' Mayor Beat and Chief iird.ni have had several wordy clashea over law enforcement, and the mayor ha Been, see King for some time to remove 4he chief and Officer Prank N'aih. He haa been opposed by a majority sen tlment on aha council. It oaa beea known on inside circles that a break waa inevitable but none expected It to come ao soon. Cfaief Haa Another Job. Some time ago Chief Gurdane was offered a position In the federal se cret service. Last night at 11 o'clock j he received a telephone call from Alf Oftedal. one of the federal specia. j agents, urging him to report for duty j at once Though rel'ictanl to leave i his home town, he decided. In view of the unpleasantness of his relation j with the mayor, to accept. INDIAN Tribal Lands WILL SOON BE OPEN TO RENTERS "'"' " rvea toaay ty Major Insarior and have not vet bean tar. Kwartziander. agent upon the TJmatil- mulated. . la reservation, to the effect that the 1 11 ta expectation of Major Wan anoronrltlon hn. . k i Swartz lander that the allotments will ,. . . " " ' be made this spring. Much of the land both house, of congress carries the , i. valuable fo7 farming purpo-e. and proybilon for allotting the tribal land, will mean the owlnofVcZd". .1 . non to mem-! ble are to white farmer, on a ren- yei aiiottea tai basis. nroviH. h .n.,. land The bill provide that each unallot ted Indian, full blood or breed, be al lotted land not exceeding na acres. ine rules governing the allotments wish to cultivate their own allotment A many of the allottees will be chil- oren and women It will tie impractical for them to farm their own land and result their allotments will be are to be made by the secretary of the 1 open to white cultivation PATRIOTIC DEMONSTRATION IS MADE AT COMMUNITY BANQUET Though intended primarly aa i community gathering to honor the re turned legiHlator. the members of the Wt. Paul excursion, the home coming travelers in warmer climes and the championship girls basket ball team of the high school, the banquet last evening in the Eagle Woodman hall, for which the Com mercial association waa sponsor, was made the occasion of a patriotic demonstration. Decorations were in the red, white and blue, and pictures of President Woodrow Wilson, draped with Am erican flags, faced the banqueter Patriotic songs were sung, an open ing toast to the U. 8. A. and the BUT Spangled Banner was drunk by all and unanimous resolutions were pass ed pledging an undivided support to the president during the present In ternational crisis and calling upon all loyal citizens to stand behind him. One of the patriotic features that proved popular with the banqueters was the arrival of Uncle Sam. Im personated by little John Chloupek and little Miss Betty Bond dressed a a colonial dame. Their entrance was behind a large American flag borne by Jimmy Raley, blackfaced and In the livery of a colored servant. The little couple took seats at a small table on an elevated platform where they were served by their "servant." 1-atcr In the evening all three of the little folk were placed upon the ban quet tables and passed down the en- j ire length. The attendance at the banquet i for the mimlered about 175. The ladies of ! itv Vti l.r. tude and fell deathward. I Continued on Page t. ) WHAT ARMY TRAINING DID IN FIVE MONTHS WII TOMOIUtOW. -THI0 eMIM,.TKI l.lT wild. IlK SI HMITTWI TO Tilt MKNATK HNI (XIM-lltM TION MONIIAT, NISSEN DEATHS VERY STRONGLY EXAGGERATED Former Pendletonian Still Alive) and Welt Deapite In' accurate Report. In plte of several report publish ed ty a bKl paper without regsrd for accuracy, Mr. and Mr. John Sm 'n. formerly of I'endleutn. are not in their graves. i in the contrary the lnv Information is to the effect that worn me former f enaietonlans are aTve and enjoying life aa usual. The J .ho Nlasen who died recently t Portland, at Kast 41 street, was a flirferent John Nlasen entirely and the Mra. Nlasen who died subsequent to her huatiarvl demise waa not Mr Vnle June Ninwo. well known through her re-ldeaoa her. These facta were ascertained by the Kaai 'regon'an through inquiry by wire eaerday and will set at rest the in. r. Iialj reports published bv an.rth-1 po per. I 1 1 ; I U . . a i-.' m - rii r.. . u : tt! ' i ' : I L, -..... . ri , 'u ' the Prest terlan church served the b.inquet which was s.itlsfing enough for any epicure. There were many ladiex as well as men present, and there was a freedom of restraint, that made the affnir a jolly one from end to end. Many Toasts. Kev. J. K. Snxder. chairman of the committee on preparations, acted a tiwstinaster. intrndncinir the various T. Bishop and "Jodo" Strand in turn bared some of the secret happening on the trip and their accounts proved very entertaining. -. The "defeat of the Canadian army" aa narrated by Mr. Ktraod waa particularly enjoyed. Itoad Bonds Dlwiiased. Mf. Thompson, who 1 also a mem ber of the state highway commission, also spoke on the proposed good road. oono explaining the advantages to be derived by this county and east ern Oregon from the passage of the measure. Senatnr Frederick Stelwer also commended the bonding meas ure, declaring It la the moat construc tive piece of road legtstatioa ever de vised in this state and that th neople of thi section will probably never have another such opportunity to se cure good roads on such a basis. Representative R. W. Rltner in a snort vaiK on the legislature declared mat the election of B. X. Btanfield as speaker and the bassinrf of l.i iation whereby it became possible to put a Pendleton man on the highway commission were two accomplish ment, fraught with the greatest Im portance to eastern ' Oregon. President J. V. Tallman of the Com mercial association spoke on his nlans and hopes for the next year. Lowell Kogers. recently returned from Ha- wail, responded to a toast on the Hula Hula" girls. E. B. Aldrich ! representing the nmnun ,..ih the approaching convention of news- j !-er men in Pendleton and askeii operation of the romnmn- In entertaining them. alllx spy is A h Med a Captain Alfred Fritzen Sought for 6 Months on a Charge ' of Implication In Welland Canal Plot Finally Caught FLATLY DENIES ALL CHARGES WUl be Taken to New York to Stand Trial; Indicted Las March WHJs Von Papen and Others. LOS ANGELES, March . Cap- ' tain Alfred Fritxen. an ex-German navy officer waa arrested at Alham bra. charged with implication in the Welland canal plot. Special Agent Blanford said the secret service waa investigating his activities in Cuba and Mexico. His arrest followed a six months hunt. Krttxen flatly de nied the charge. He admitted his travels in Mexico and Cuba but aald he had not corresponded with the German government since the war started. Fritzen statement la a. follows: 1 waa a German navy captain before the war and was in America when hostilities began. I was unable to re turn home. I came to America In 1M and visited New York. Later I came to Loa Angeles to take a po sition with a California musie com pany. Afterward. I decided to go to Mexico but thought Cuba was the safest for Germans. I went to. Ha vana and later tried to reach Mexico City through Tin Juana. I have been well supplied with money from pri vate sources. I have not communi cated with the German government from Cuba or Mexico. It is absurd to charge me with being implicated . in the WeiiRPd eaaal plot.- ; ' V. NEW YORK, Probably will be March . Fritsea brought to New 'Pork for trial on the Welland charge. He was indicted here last March with Von Papen. Hans Tauecher, Van Igrt and Constantino Covain. It Is claim ed he procured the dynamite for the purpose of blowing up the canal. . ; r- - . PA-BENT PIONEER OF PILOT ROCK .DIES ' Julius Vearner. 71 Years old. Passes Away From CtinpllliiHi of IM ca.ira: 8 Children Survive. . . -Miss Aha Mentzer. cannon t iH rirls team that won the basketball (East Oregonlan Special.) championship of the state, in a very pilot ROCK. Ore.. March .-Alu-pretty speech expressed appreciation ; 1ms Wegner. one of the most proml for the compliment Paid her and her m-,,, pioneers of this section, niied teammates and voiced fhelr pleasure I this morning at 2 SO of a complica at being able to uphold the reputation , tion incident to ..Id age. He was 71 or Pendleton. years old and for more than 4.0 years Some very pleasing vocnl numbers i had been a resident of-thls part of ere sunc by Miss Keatrire Burchell I niatill county. During all thai and Mrs. Rit moud Hatch. A ' Pr ii sh. . lima ha trna as in u ouA In fueenlia .. speaker. The res.dutl.ms pledglnK neck quartet." composed of Messrs. sheen raising. Kiaht children support to the president w ere pre- Chloupek. Dickson. Phillips and I Vive him aa follows Walter Elmer sented by Roy Raley. The story ..f Drake, rendered .several Impromptu I and Ralph Wegner. Mrs. Porter Hoy.' the trip to St. Paul and New 1 ork. I selections Including the famous St. i ee. Mrs. Klery Michaels and Misse with many little anecdotes and amus-j Paul song "Leta Go" which lnvaril.lv i Jessie and Grace Werner, all of Pilot Ing experiences, was told by various brought the excursionists to their feet ! Rock, and Flod Wegner of Montana. ... .... " .. i.i.psr or meir neaa. ir- runeral arranifements have not L. Thompson, senator "Knute- Bur- chestra numbers completed the pro- i been made Kess. Sheriff T. 1. Taylor. Mrs. Hoy j gram. . J yet ii n nmrri STONE WON'T EXPLAIN FILIBUSTERING, II N UlAK I fN DISREGARDS RESIGNATION rFMANn w LANUtU IN WASHINGTON', March Senator Stone refused to explain his filibus-ts-r:ng stand. He declared that no ex. pliuiatlon was necessary He will scat ter copies of his filibustering speech through Missouri Instead. He disre gards the resignation demands and i c.nfl.lent he will be re-elected as rhttiriuan of the foreign relation .nunlttee Stone said; "X never evp'nin my senate a 'tu.na on a great public ques tion and never go Into the press or up.m the senate floor to explain what i I did .sterday. t am carefully sttily- . in- iaat S;turday's speech. I haven't j had timr to analyse what I said. 1 am adding and Inserting interes'lnc remarks which I dain't have t'-me lo utter while speaking. lieutenant-Colonel James It. Alli son of the Second South Carolina in famr. now in the federal service at El 1-as.K Texas, shows these two pho tographs as the most pronounced evi dence of the good In umvenwl mlll tsrv training. From the left to rich! Private Tol.e While. -on.any K. First North Carolina Infantry, who comes from Buncombe county of that state, and Private W. C. Kryson or the same company. The photo on the left was taken at Camp Glenn. Morehead Cltv. X. c. last August, while the one at the right shows the same two men Jan uary re. I7. five months later ot Camp .tewart. Tex., showing White jlhe National s gainer by thirty pounds and Itrv son heavier by fifty pounds. lieutenant-Colonel Allison o my mind there is evidence of what military service will on anil l am prepared lo say that mis is says. no stronger III H'MinX I1H.ICI M.t-IHM. IfKI'KNIVFH WASHINGTON. March . The le gation of Bulgaria, in a statement is sued last night, defended the Bu'.gar- I l.m policies in Macedonia, old Serbia' and Moravia region and enie the 1 i... ieciai exception or in.. I rharr or tb Merhf - i.t. i pn. cement In phsi-al nntwiritn. I 1 miab thai th. Mnni.iiA. .f t..v. ! me generallv thr,.ni.-b..tit 'sections ba.l w- wwiim. o... "rd." ran.in military forces. ', noted bv . i 1 H v. r II V A. X I LJi T CUBA BATTLE iHrti tdj ll l'hunc Si-mr t"lmt Siruina, j W.SH!Ni;ton, Man-h 9 Tom i ii.iimipr Hf-lkntp rotfiert 'ha nary d. l'-n,i'nt thai l'u tt-U State. man. t la n- i m Sn('ajjr, i'utm. with Hi is---.,. 1 ;iriiol na''ini , thr wtw no Iitht nic Tha rtvij vv-rnor ak. r.l th ntann-na lo lan-i. Tha tuavf OftvT auid a -ni; ttrfc1 artlript Hi, Cnul tsnffith cblMl that tha mar.nAji t-r protect in c proi"rrtr j Th r--i ax fiahttn thm fovtrn j mem troopa at I'altna. Hr,na. x aac- onl navy mfauir aaid tha vm- itiDana na imrwrd a military rhip. OL TOM M.--. rall ll tmy. . t tui bKn fM III hh in I1-!.. il-t(.n ax n clork Hi mornlnjf atttl ha rntinui m.f of thr d t It h.i? ii'flTI .tlmo-at is f,iP a it f.