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DAILY EVENIIiG EDITION
DAILY EVENING EDITIOri
WEATHER
Tonisht and Sunday party cloudy.
Weather Mala. ,
Maximum tvy erature, 4: mint
mum. 31; ra. .001; wind, sout It
TO ADVERTISERS
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flee sod guarautead paid circulation of any
paper la Oregon, east of Portland and by
far tha lantern circulation la I'eadlatoa of
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CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
COUNlX '4L PAPER
VOL. 29
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON. SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 1917.
IS
GRIPPING PERU
HUNDREDS DIE
Fierce Fighting Occurs in Lima
and Three Other Cities;
Son of Admiral Graus is
Assassinated.
PRESIDENT MAY RESIGN
Ittsmantlca WanUpi to
Rebel Hen sing Then,
Troopa Surround Uoenuau
HilldJngs at lAm.
HlJKOfi AIia, March 10. There
Ik a aerloaa revolution in Pru with
fierce fighting at Uu and three
other oltlce. Many were killed and
wounded. The robeta assassinated the
son of Admiral Grans of the Peruvian
navy. Trie government dismantled
warships to prevent the rebels seising
UmoB. Troopa surround the govern
anmt baildliur at IJroa. The prl--nt
may resign.
PLOT TO BLOW UP
STATION IS FOILED
InorwUary lire Dtuuacni Karaite
Arm I tent MamtfaWturliijr -iainut
for Alllew.
CijKVKX.SlK Man 10. A
bnanb cxmUUnlnff pteralo Mnnm
nta wm found In Urn Ionian Hta
tinm waiting room, Ther wiwi
Uteres foot twm. ItetectlTVw br
Ikeved ihry fift-lvd a 4an to 4c
jaro tbe ataUo.
ITI( V Marc 10. An imn
aUary tin 4tmjuaed Use Hac
Armm ptanut ni.naa-Ur
mJMrm Irwta ftun It Htartod In
tne oil bocuM.
THOMPSON WILL
EXPLAIN BONDS
1st tsinaVi Aata Know Manasrensrnt
Aaka Ixm-sI Delesration to
Attend Friday
W. I Thompson, enrtern Oregon
member of the state highway commis
sion, has been Invited by the manage
ment of the Auto Show at I.a (irand.
to make an address on the good roads
subjt at La Grande next Friday, ft
was also requested that a delegation
nf Pendleton bualnew men make the
trip for the purpose of shoa'lng fra
ternity towards the -neighboring city
Steps are being taken this ufternon
to organise such a parly.
KKKATK AWOI IINS Tt'KKDW.
WAHHINOTON. Match 10. The
senate speelHl session adjourns Tuea
cay or Wednesday. I'haniherlttin and
Fletcher sald the members were an
!"im to take n rest In-fore the spertul
eonirreMS seaiimi.
REVOLUTION
SWITCH ENGINE USED TO CATCH
YEGGS WHO BLOW UMATILLA SAFE
tx-Mayor Starcher and Art
Spinruy Discover Robbers at
Work in Brownell Grocery.
(East Oregonlan Special.)
1'MATII-LA, Ore.. Marrh 10. Dis
covered Immediately after they had
blown tha safe la the Brownell gro
cery at 1 o'clock this morning, two
yeggmen were pursued down the
track In a switch engine, overtaken and
raptured. K
Ex-Mayor K. K. marcher and Art
Hionnlns; were responsible for the cap
ture of the safecrackers. They were
working on Btarchers car In m ga
rage just opposite the grocery when
they beard the explosion that opened
the safe. They Investlgmsed and saw
the men at work. They hastened to
secure Fferi Brownell, the proprietor,
and the U.-W. yard officer. As they
r, -turned the two yeggmen were leav
ing the grocery and were fleeing up
tha track. Securing the switch engine,
the four men started In pursuit and
soon overlook them. While Ht archer
staid with the engine, the other three
Jumped down and threw their guns
on the robbers who submitted to cap
ADRIATIC DfK T AltltlVK -AT
gUAIIANTI.XK TODAY
NKW YORK, March 10. The
White 8tar liner Adriatic re
ported to be bringing1 Dr. Henry
Van Dyke and Qther Americana
from SC urope la ehed u led to
reach quarantine late this af
ternoon. ' It wan previously re
ported a having- trouble at sea.
.It carries S6 first cabin, 26 sec-
ond and 187 third clam pss-
sen Here.
The International Mercantile
Marine officials controlling the
American and White Htar lines.
announced no information would
be divulged concerning the arrt-
vol or depart u re of ah I pa a fid
cargoes' hereafter.
FREIGHTER OHIO
SUNK BY U-BOAT
STKW YORK, March 10. A cable.
gram said the French freighter Otilo
a submarined.' She sailed front
New York February nlnctoenUi, en
route to Havre. she carried coppt
and war munitions. There waa fa
crew of n hundred and fifty with no
pasarngers. Captain Iterndln was In
charge.
JOHNSON TO STAY
WITH SENATE JOB
SACRAMENTO, March 10. Gov
ernor Johnson branded aa "absolutely
and unqualifiedly false" the story cir
culated throughout the United rnates
saying he had decide 1 to realm front
tbe senate an retain the governor
hip. He aald the a'ory "waa with
out the slightest shadow of founda
tion." .The report was caver taken aert.
ously at the state rap, tot. Private nc-
rotary XcOsbe called it "the height
of absurdity." The governor railed
It a plain take.
RAIDER REPORTED
IN THE ADEN SEA
TDNrr. March i.-.v Oerman
commerce raider la reporied active
In the Columbia and Aden sea rttx.
The admiralty advised shippers to in
sure their cargoes aaaint lh raid
ers' acta The navy minister deriar
d the danger may not be meal, but
advised precautions.
ItHMO.V lOOT I.EAJRI:
OKTrS 10 YKAU SKSTI-'.M'K
UAHOX, Marrh 10. Mrs. Al
"e le Wlmeldisn, lender or the
iJotd-tK-orgo pobon plot, was
srntrmvd to ten rears' Inmit.on.
nwnt. Mrs. Winnie Mason was
senleiHTnl tn Ave yeoea. The
"tlier sntixts wTe scxiiil,-,l
Ayr iioi: k thk h. v.
Al t:.Tll.l, PAt'HIC IIOAIIS
NKW YORK. Marrh in .Southern
Pacific Consul Hlalr announced the
government's suit to divorce the Cen
tral Pacific and S. P. fulled. The
government claimed the 8. P. owner
ship of the Central Pacific violated the
.-hernial! law. Jodice Hook wrote the
main opinion. Carlln dissented. The
lilt was inxlltuled In the Ctnh dinl-
rlct.
ture without assistance, pome dyna
mite and glycerine were found ,on
thim as waa also a small amount of
money secured from the safe.
Sheriff Taylor was notified and
rams down! his morning to mke the
men In custody.
Sheriff Tat lor and Officer Olaf
Asrhu arrived tn Pendleton with the
two men on the motor ror this mor
niiiK and I.Hlaed them In Jail. They
save the mimes of Richard Mould
and William Reed. The former Is
about 55 snd the latter is. The
vounser man admitted his guilt snd
denied that the other was Involved,
deeliirlng he had met him sfter the
Job. Sheriff Tavlor Is lii-llnrrt to the
belief that the older mail was the ex
lieri In the blowing of the safe. Two
men were seen leaving the building
The younser msn had In his pockets
nltro-rlycerlne. soap, fuses, a loaded
revolver and about 93fl In money. In
opening the safe they fired two shots,
the flirt blowing open the hesvy
dfMirs and the aeeond the Inner. It
was the second shot that the t'ma
tllla men heard. The two men had
Juat come up out of the brilah to tbe
track when the men from the switch
enalne raptured them.
u. s.
ARE
MARINES
TO
Plan to Remain Until Cuban
Government Troops Arrive
From Palma Soriano.
REBELS' FLEE TO THE HILLS
President Menorat Believes Situation
Will Be Cleared In Within Five
' Days.
HAVANA, March 10 A detach.
ment of American marines is report
ed to have occupied Han Luis, thirty
miles from Santiago. They plan' to
remain until the arrival of the Cuban
government's troops from Palma So
riano. Rebel prisoners wearing Tuc-
edo evening clothes arrived at the
penitentiary. The rebels were beat-
on outside Santiago last night.
President Men oca! told the United
Press that government troops win
soon triumphantly enter Santiago.
Skirmishers are bunting the hills te
I'lipture srattered reibel bands. Nu
merous small groups are surrender
ing. The president believes the sit
uation will probubly be cleared up
within five days.
3000VV0RKMENAT
OAKLAND STRIKE
OAKI.A.Vl. Masvh 10. Three
thousand nnsklllral Is borers rap.
reManting nsway-flve per cent of
the total Intofl works esnployea
atmrk. All ahlptMUMIns; opera,
ttona are prarsioally tied arp. The
' tkm nnrlis contracted for
twettoi aalllloa dollane worth C
gotisrnment vrar4ilp construction.
.
CASINOT 1IAVO MTIIPERMI
FKIMI FKPMtAl, BIH.OINQ
-
WAHHTNGTON. March 10.
Acting Tresmury Secretary New- )
ton denied the Spokane author!- a)
ties nermlsslon to hans Edward e
AID
HOLD
SAN LUI
Mayherrq. an Indian murderer, now chier, Is on tne jod too ay.
from the roof of the federal
MKIlnc Mnrrh ntieth. , NATIONAL BANKS MUST
vtahlnrton laws prohibit hanir- -
ins- within the state. Spokane ! TELL CONDITION MAR. 5
federal officials believed the '
execution on the roof of the WASHINGTON. March 10. The
rnited Htate building- would not comptroller of the currency has la
vlolate the law. ued a call for the conditio., of na-
, :'onal banks at the close of business
J WILSON SPEAKS FOR WORLD PEACE AT INAUGURATION J
gk . 'i mmhiii ifi.t mmw ..XaSSB k4
Thoto sbows president Wilson d
ond term.
ARMED U. S. SHIPS MAY
ATTACK DIVER ON SIGHT
, , . , . m
OiCllf.lEfl FIRM IK
DETERMINATION THAT
MAYOR MUST RESIGN
Are "Btandlng 1W In Decision to
Take PoUce Depanincnt Away from
. A.
There seems now little doubt bat
that the city oouclt will request the
resignation of Mayor J. A. Best
chairman of the police committee, in
view otf the disclosures made at the
caucus yesterday morning, a num
ber of the counctlmen today freely
declared that they would "stanj pat"
In their determination to take the po
lice department away from the may
or. Inasmuch as Mayor Best yesterday
morning not only declared he would
not resfgn but that the council bad
no authority to remove him, some ol
tbe members have today been delv
ing Into tbe charter and ordinancea
So far as can be found there Is not
one' word in either relative to the ap
pointment of committeea. Such ap
pointments have been made by the
mayor as a matter of custom and
hsve been confirmed by the council.
Mayor is On of Town.
Mayor Best left (Pendleton yester
day noon for Portland with the inten.
tlon of visiting hjs ranch in Klamath
county. At rhe caucus yesterday
morning he promised the council men
that he would be present at the next
regular meeting Wednesday evening,
according to their report, but on the
door of his office this morning waa a 1
notice that he would not be back in j
tha city until March 17, which la a '
week from today. In the event of his
absence, the matter of his resignation
or removal may be brossrht up any
way, though severe I mwrbers have
expressed tlw desire to await hia re
turn. 1iief Gnrdane I .raven.
T. B. Ourdane, whose resignation aa
chief yesterday morning applied the
match to the magaxine. left last even
ing for Idaho to take up hia duties as
special agent for the government.
Whether or not he would accept rein
statement was not made clear toy him
before he left. Frank Nash, who Is
March fifth.
- x w
1lverng
hid inaugural address after i.Jvinn h vth of office for his ev-
LOCAL RECRUITING
SHOWS BIG GAIN
Postmaster Robert Blumenstein of
tvig-in accepted for enliatment in Uia
army thia week his son David and
nine other popular and well known
young men of that city. Thi is be
lieved to be the, record tn the United
States for one week' recruiting hi a
town the size Of Elgin. Harold ' L.
Austin and his brother Roecoe, who
recently returned from the Mexican
1 I knsda. ua'lvK Dntta.. A awu.ima XT si -
t tonal Guard were among the ten Mr.
Blumenstein enlisted.
Otthers who enlisted this week and
came through the local army recruit
ing station were Levi , Coles of
Kaynes, who entered as clerk "and
stenographer, and Ehigene C. Marston
of Cay use, who enlisted as an auto
mechanic All have been sent to
Vancouver Barracks where they will
undergo 25 days' preliminary training.
Twelve men is the most that have
gone through the local army recruit
ing office in one week since the estab
lishment of the station here.
MEETING TO DISCUSS
ROAD LEGISLATION
TUESDAY. MARCH 1 3
RopresentaUveS) from All Commercial
Bodies m the County KxprxjMM to
Be Present. a i;
For the purpose of rtUcossinff the
n road leirislattor,, particularly the
it million dollar bond issue a meet
ing will be held next Tueslay craning
in the Commercial dab rooms at
which it, is hoped to have representa
tives present from all eommercal
bodtee in the county. Invitations ate
belner sent to tbera today. - -The
meettos; will b held under the
auspices of the new Commercial as
sociation committee on streeti snd
roads, the membership of which was
announced today by president Tall
sinn. tW. X. Matlock Is chairman
and the other members r Senator
Fred fUefwer. Representative H. W.
Rltner. nr. V. W. Vincent. I. R Kel
son. H. J. Taylor and Walter MeCor
mach. V. L. Thompson, member of the
xtate highway commission. will be
present to participate In t he di us
ion. Tn.vlew of the fact the a atate
wMq meetitiar has been cAltect for next !
Saturday in Portland bv the lM -
nvp commiupp' apprwmea :o prepare
the argument for the bond measure,
delegates from timet tlla county will
be selected at the' Tueeday evening
mcvtln-
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GERMANY'S ABANDONMENT OP
VISIT AND SEARCH JUSTIFIES
GOVERNMENT IN EXTREME STEP
Announcement Brings War Extremely Near, Officials Believe
Fight Between American Vessel and Submarine is Inevit
able; Navy Establishes Censorship.
WHITE BOOK TO REVEAL GERMAN PLOTS BEIXS PREPARED
GERMAN OFFICERS
ARESENTENCED TO
. YEAR IN PRISON
CIIABCED WITH SINKING MKBEX.
FELS IV CHARW2STOX
HARBOR.
FLORENCE. S. C. March 10.
Eight under officers of the German
freighter Liebenfels have been sen
tenced to one year in Atlanta prison
and fined five hundred dollars each.
They are charged with sinking the
Liebenfels in Charleston harbor when
diplomatic relations were broken. An
appeal notice was filed Immediately.
Their bail is six thousand each.
MEETING OF ROAD
HEADS IS ASKED
CI1ICA(M. Mnrrh in. It 4s aa
nounced the four railway hrothrr.
hood hcedrt have sked the beada ol
all Anierican raJlwaya to Join tn m
conference at Xew York next Thurs
day. The brotlwfrtoooda want Uie
merting -riTrjte4Jre of wbetles the
Adamwn law dWSslim Is annonnced
ngeantime.
iCLUB BIDS DROP
INPORTLANDTODA
i
I
j t'HIi'ACO,
j t he Eurt
March 10.
t reiconian l
-SHeial
-Range
w heat prtct'f
Open.
May SlSSTa.
tday:
Hiirh. Itw. Close.
S1.89H II 55- l.8tS
1167 SI.;, fl.56.
Irtland
PtiHTLASD. Ore.. March 10. S)e
ctall Club l.2; bluestem $1 7.
CO-OPERATION WITH
LATIN - AMERICA IS
CALLED IMPOSSIBLE
' lUHIned V. S. Will M.-rt Hot lErtHiff
If Klie A-ks South Amrrhwn Re
pnblkiw tn Aid In Crushing Trw
tonic Hot.
J. P. Stewart.
lu EX(iS AIRF.I. March 14. The
i nitn Staten probably will nyei a1
hot rebuff if it la planning t) autk
uu- Nnuh American repuhlir- to
i
in crushtng the Teuton plotn. Tne, THK IfAIJ.FS. Mrch 10. The
"aj trlty of the republic reeni m f f,ll-n Chamber of 0mmerce.
pln. It ift reltaMy learned th gt.,.thmueh ta mant-r J. w. Brewer.
r:inifnw will vend a hoi answer if it ; rUnried a rnm(l(n f.ir an
P :,ly eiigisnti-d. Several repuhii-- ,ri reg'n normal jm titx.j at Tn
are m pro-l nited States. ( iHiii.-s. Th nmi gn plann incluile
AtgentincVetrretR the t'mte.1 St.t. I th of the memire, which
rsiunip measure toward nermar. wl11 come before mtm vtem tn
1-n-i ! I, tkeektng an opportunity .-Jun- '0"" tbe r-etMW-hi(ies of the
;ise Interned (irrmnn phii-s. tlivl A,h!nl nrnul and the tlah .
i Mir linen to be friendly to the It ,
ted tates. t'hile la pro-eriuan arl
untl-i rlted Ftate. IVru la silent but
hi l e the Vnlted States wni emr !
tbe war. I'ruguay Is quirt VIut
bia i flatly anti-l'nlted States. Kcua- j
dor's new adniintmratif-n in an un- .
known quality. It u believed it t !!
follow Columbia and ParaKu.iv
whi h i
are pro-tierman. It want t remair wa to all t aiern .rHrn piiinta, n
neuiral. Venexuela Is pro-ally and (eluding (Tin.. ..rant. Wbeier. 1tr-pro-United
Htntea but want to remain j nev. !.. M..rM and (lit I tarn rout.
neutral. (i-bviouaiy Lai ii-Amritart
c-s.-rrliun in imptteaiMe.
(Robert Bender.)
WASHINGTON, March 10.
The government will em
power armed American mer
chantmen to attack submarines
on sight. The state department
declared that Germany had
already announced her aban
donment of the customary visit,
and search before torpedoing,
therefore America would take
no chances. The sight of a
German submarine is sufficient
to justify American gunners
opening fire. This announce
ment has brought war extreme
ly near. Officially it is believ
ed a fight between an Ameri
can vessel and a submarine is
inevitable. The navy depart
ment has established a censor
ship. - ---.--
White Jlaofc.BeJas- prepared.
The government, ia preparinsx a
white book for the purpose ot reveal
ing1 German plots. It mar be used
to awaken the people to the dangers
ahead. It ia believed Germany k rap
idly starvinjr and may succumb be
fore war come. The American
Hague legation cabled una state de
partment official confirmation or the
Yarrow dale prssoners release,
fan Ajnertcan Aid Kapected.
The government is expecting Pan
American cooperation and help to halt
the intrigues and shatter the war
schemes Involving the United States
near home. It ia understood the ad
min stration is considering issuing a
n:fe.-to asking the twenty other
American republic- to announce their
at.itudee toward helping crush the
Teuton influence extending from the
Canadian border throughout South
America. The proposed white book
will trace the plots, ranging from de-
istroyinir munitions works to stlrrlnrf
I up internal strife, it wrlli show the
j sinister hand of the German fore urn
j office In creating hatred and discord
to keep the United States embroiled
locally to prevent attacking flermanr
abroad. It intends to show to South
A nirrlrt how h:uieful influences from
VVIIhclmstranw may disrupt the Latin
nations. The book will ileecrib.
Hernstorff a work. it will show the
detail of Germany's ship destruction .
oonep racles. her plot to huut the
Panama canal to bribe Peruvian ar.
my leaders, to influence cmrruna. and
ally Mexico and Japan axainat the
I'n ted States
THE DALLES IS ALSO
AFTER THE NORMAL
Wasco County Capital Aspires
to School if Voted for
by People.
ment of an eastern frc
e. h
the me descrlpUa.
Th" "hmter of oommerf-e bIevei
The laJIesi is the logical point for fc
eastern f.tre-on noi-mal. With the
completfrn of the Btr horn rail roe. 1
tntro the interior. The TaJlea will be
lt T 'HjcoiTie the fnnnej" for euMters ir
gon tnrtfftc. The ciiv wlil be tbe gate
jtif - The nrmi hMi
'will l- ,u-.hed ettv-rff-tt mUj

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