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;, DAILY EAST OREGONIAN. PENDLETON, OREGON, FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 1917.
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
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
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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..'.
J.IEET APRIL 16
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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.
IS DOWN TODAY
IOHTl-A.VI. Ore.. March 8.
ilal) Mub I.S: hlueatcm tl
"HIl'ACO. March . (Special In
the Kast OrrKOlifcm I Itanap of when I
open. Hlah. !w. CloKe
May 1.H ll.HIU ll.&TS I.H7i
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
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
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.,.
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
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
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
The attendance at the banquet i for the
mimlered about 175. The ladies of ! itv
Vti l.r. tude and fell deathward.
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WHAT ARMY TRAINING DID IN FIVE MONTHS
TOMOIUtOW. -THI0 eMIM,.TKI
l.lT wild. IlK SI HMITTWI TO Tilt
MKNATK HNI (XIM-lltM TION
NISSEN DEATHS VERY
Former Pendletonian Still
Alive) and Welt Deapite In'
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
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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.
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.
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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
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.
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.
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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.
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L. Thompson, senator "Knute- Bur- chestra numbers completed the pro- i been made
Kess. Sheriff T. 1. Taylor. Mrs. Hoy j gram. . J
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STONE WON'T EXPLAIN FILIBUSTERING, II N UlAK I fN
DISREGARDS RESIGNATION rFMANn w
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
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
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
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.
o my mind there is
evidence of what military service will
on anil l am prepared lo say that
III H'MinX I1H.ICI
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. ',
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iHrti tdj ll l'hunc Si-mr t"lmt
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
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
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