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DAILY EVENING EDITION TO JVKRT1EK8 Tb Kaat Oregonian hu thn Urxmi boa. Tide and guaranteed paid circulation of muy paper Id Oregon, eat of Portland aoil bf far the lrtt circulation Id I'eDdletoo of uj newspaper. CITY OFFICIAL PAPER VOL. 29 - i- J J..I.JL -J. pSat jj ' rprmmmmmmmm'M - - -1 ""y ' - y . DAIIIEyENING EDITION U FATflKH Tonight and Saturday f:ilr, con tinued warm. Maximum. ; Minimum, ?o ; Bain -fall, 0; Wind. west, hunt; Weihr. clear. COUNTY OFFICIAL PA PES DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, FRIDAY, JULY 13, 1917. NO. 9173 ' . m KAISER ORDERS IMMEDIATE INTRODUCTION OF REFORM BILL ELECTORA L REICHSTAG Only Minor Concessions Ex pected; Hollweg and Entire Prussian Cabinet Said to Have Resigned. POSTPONEMENT OF THE WAR AIMS STATEMENT EXPECTED R. W. AYERS WILL BE NEW MANAGER OF GRAIN AGENCY WASHINCTi X, July 13. T h e I Maon niWMupfi' Kiciive "oureiil tin huh confirmation of the reports that HoMwcg ami the entire Prussian cabinet hua resigned, according to In I'ornmtJon reaching the state depart it. nt. The newspaper prints a letter trum the kaiser ordering the Immedi ate in trod union of the electoral re form bill. The official text of the kaiser's de cree in ordering the (doctoral reforms a unnoiiriccd In Berlin dispatches, follows: "lTPOQ report of the state minlstr made to ma in accordance with tuy de- .tm of April t, I herewith decide u supplementary to the same bill the "luring: of the electoral law of the hiniHn of deputies to be submitted to the diet; that the measure be drown ii h basis of equal franchise, the bili t he suhmittRd early enough so the text lections may be held In accord with tho new franchise. All necs cary arranKni'ntK for this purposo nr. made." "" Yielding U Protiesled. llNIHiX, July 13. German dis patches prophesied the (lerman gov ernment would accede to the Relchs tiiK majority's demand for - electorlal m 'formH and form a full statement of v.r alms before the vote of credit It aked. The new cnininiwion of tho cen tralist party of liberals total i & T votes, IncludinK social democrats. Hope to Postpone War Aim. Thr- forces gave significant indt tations of their strength Wednomla when they defeated the conservatives oemund for an Ini mediate vote on ( budget. iMsputohes in Holland declared the m-w majority was firmly united In the demands for immediate election re form and a pledge that llermany will make peace without annexation. It ih generally believed the Oermnn nil eraey would grant a few reforms In the electoral system, hoping then. hi trident to permit a postponement of the war aims demand. WILL IIAVK -IlARCK OP XfTW PI.FVATOII OP FAIOIKIt PXIOX AiiKSt-y AI.SO. H. W. A .vers, who for the pa-t ten yearn has been an n bs ractor In the offices uf the Pendleton Abstract Co., has rexipned his poMitlon to take the management of the Pitrmera I'nton 'Jrain Agency in this city. Mr. Ayers will not only take charge of the buying- for the agency and the Keneral office work but will have the management of the new elevator which the agency constructed recent ly In this city. Tom UolertMon, - who has been manager of thu company, will still continue with It. Me will have the ceneml f?eld work in chirire. The growth of the business of the agency necessitated the new arrangement- LIVELY SESSIONS MARK OPENING OF EDITORIAL CONVENTION HERE TODAY 50.9 MILES ON ONE GALLON GAS In a teptt run with a Franklin car today Walter Mn 'nrmmiich made the u-mnrkable run of i0.i miles m one gallon of gasoline. Tfe made the run thin forenoon, this being the appoint ed day throughout the Cnited Suites feir Franklin dealers to inn ke te ft runs. A ivo r X t 1 lf KS T. It will be poHSilde for a liin- Ued number of local people to find accommodations on the special train to Wallowa ' lake Saturday evening and all those desiring to go are urged to consult J. v. Talltnan at once. The fare for the round trip, in- eluding Pullman and all other expenses is $9.1. The trip is for ladies as well an men. Tho 4 train leaves at 10:30 Saturday j evening and returning reaches Pendleton at midnight Sunday. Extensive arrangements are made for entertaining the party at the lake and at La Grande. GERMANY POORS 1 II EW PROPAGANDA AMONG RUSSIANS porn in ht vin: v 4 It ASM IS INTO SKATTI.P. July IS. One wnnian and three mm new Injured when n street car smashed Into an automo hilr, hiirllnir the machine against a tt lcvraph Mle. A woman and one ntun w're pcrliaiw fatally hurt. Itiikorn and tisiks Wantcil. Makers and cooks are Wanted fr the regular army and the local re cruiting office is Instructed to secure uf many men for these positions as possible Men of experience are pre ferred but others, having the physi cal qualifications, writ be accepted. i Vrf n in minor defects, sueh -ts lint fei t. will he wsiveil. The opportunity for promotion in the bnkerv com pan leu is said to be exceptional. PKTUOiltAI, July 13. Germany is desperately pouring new propagan da into K u Hfla in a superlative effort to dampen the popular war ardor. The directing- point seems to be St o kholm. The Germans argue that the Ger man minority of socialists have agreed on every point in the Russian peace alms, including Alsace Ir ruine. The agitators," whose previous activities' Indicated connection with the German propaganda, are spread - A I "TO lug these arguments. It is rumored Germany Is preparing for peace. Potrograd In .fuhllant-. Petrograd continues jubilant at tho i Fre.h successes achieved at the front. 1 he tronpa on other sections of the front, not taking part In the great offensive, are exhibiting impatience to get at the enemy. Tho ninet aeVenth regiment unanimously adopt ed a resolution, to which 000 votes ubscrltred. refusing 10 cultivate the fields, concluding. Troop Itr to l-ht, We will die in the trenches from disease h waiting the pacifists and radical dreamers to decide whether we ad vn n re. We want t o a d van. e immediately. l.et the rifle be ued on those trying to hold us hack. The life of the reiillhlfn In nt ulnk..- Th nly way to save It Is to advance, Representatives of a majority of the newspapers of Oregon are assem bled in Pendleton today for the an nual meeting of the State Editorial Association, They are busy discuss ing their problems, new and old. and the war effects upon the business is a topic of lively interest. Upon their arrival here this morning (he pub lishers were met - by a committee from the Commercial Club and taken in autos to the Hotel Pendleton, from which rendezvous arrangements were made for their accommodation. At noon today the editors wer given a taste of Pendleton hospital -Uy when thev were entertained t luncheon in the club room at the li brary. The affair was handled by a committee of Indies representing the Commercial club and was tastefully arranged. Music was furnished by the Alta orchestra. This afternoon an auto ride through the wheat fields is the order and at 6:30 this evening a dinner will be served ai the EaMern Oregon State Hospital by Superintendent McNary. Following the dinner the motion pictures of the Rnund-t'p will be shown in the audi torium. !aH-r lri' l p. The convention was railed to or der shortly after 10 o'clock by pres ident E. E. prodie and an eloquent invocation was given by He v. R E. Gornall. in the absence of Dr. T. Yi. Ford who wns call d to Grants Pass to conduct the funeral of the late Rev. lr -th. Am president of the (Tom niercia ed tbe plaildvd dietit Hi The f per Prl MrAV&tet and his paj ing to th.. ib. J. V. Tallman weleom nies and wan roundly ap i response- was by pres- of "The Future of Pa ves discussed by W. D the Pacific Paper Co., proved highly interest who have been forced to p,4 advancing- prices for paper. Mr. Mc Waters held out little hope of improved conditions for several years. E. B Piper, editor of the Oregon ian. was on the program for this fore--nooii. but it was announced he will appear Saturday forenoon instead. In Attciutmictf. At the opening of the session this morning the following had register ed : M iss Freda H nzer. Coos Tin y Times; K. T. 'Jesaups, President Washington Press Association. Brem erton: Mrsr. William Strandborg. Portland; Steven Stone. Salem Statesman : Rric" W. Allen, Eucene; Owiir H. Neil. Oregon Poster, port land; F. H Tlmberloks. Lancaster Monotpe Co., Philadelphia: W. H Crary, Echo News, Echo; Geo. E. Grow, Times, Junction, Ore.; David W. Hazen, Telegram. Portland; S. Morton. St. Helens, Ore.; c. A. Ire land. Sherman County Observer. Moro; Mrs. C. I. Ireland; Addison Bennett, The Oregonian; E. Elrnoro Nelson, Haines Record; W. D. Xel -son. Haines Record; Chas. H. F'iher. Capital Journal, Salem, Ore.; Henrv Waldo Coe. Medical Sentinel. Port land; W. f. McWatere and wife. Pa cific Paper Co., Portland; w. Boy I's Cl.-itsk .nine Chief. Clatskanine: F. E. Carr, American Typefounders Co., Portland; 8. A. Pattison. Herald, ITeppner; Fred C, Paker. Tillamook Headlight. Tillamook. Ore.; A. K. Voorhies. Rogue River Courier. Grants Pass; Arthur R. Craw fori and wife. Gazette-Times, Heppner; I. C. Sanderson and wife. Fteewater Times. Freewater; Roht. W. Pawner. Pend Bulletin. Bend; E. Hofer. The Manufacturer. Salem; J. I. Caldwell. Keystone Typefounders Co.. Port land; o. C. Jackson. O.-W. RAX. Co., Portland; Flgar McDaniel. North Bend. Ore.; Phil S. Bates. Pacific Northwest, Portland; J. C. Dunn News. Springfield. Ore; H. C. Bush-, till, Oregon Farm Portland; Ben F. i West. Statesman. Salem, Ore.; U n Hrake, Rant Oregonian. Pendleton. I C. W. Robey. Oregon City; O. O. Put- j nam. Bend. Ore.; B K. Brodie. Morn-j ing Enterprise. Oregon City; Mrs. E- I E. Brodie. Mrs. Nita B. Lawrence. Oregon City; H- W. Ificks. T'nion Pa cific System. " J. Mcintosh. O. A. C. Press Bulle tin. CorvallK Ore.; Clark Letter. Ghst-rver. Ia Grande. Ore.; c. 1 Ad- ams. Portland: W. T. Barnev Port land. Committees amed. At the outset of the convention this morning. President Brodie appointed ine rouowing committees to serve throughout the convention: Resolu tions. R. w. Sawyer. Arthur Craw ford and C. H. Fisher; Necrology. C. L. Ireland. E. Hofer and Addison Bennett. 'Portland RoitndVI'p. Following the luncheon today Ad dison Bennett, of the Oregonian staff caused amusement by a description of the socalled Ronnd-Pp recent lv held in Portland. He clatved the af fair as very tame and said that when the steers were brought out for the builogging the crowd would yell, "Take them back and milk them '' from his account of the Portland show it was not a success from either an attendance or entertainment stand point. m.. .muxv. n) iwmhwpjju) M)vmamumuam.mn . - i, ''1 BATTALION OF SOLDIERS IS BEING ORGANIZED TO GUARD W. PLUNDERING AGAINST I. W. One Hundred Already Enlisted; Will be Ready for Service July 25; Governor, Fire Marshal Wells and Adjt. General White Hold Conference on I. W. W. Conditions in Eastern Oregon. K. IrHllo. president of State Ed itorial .VsMOciation. 3 U. S, SHIPS- SUNK; CREWS ALL RESCUED WASHINGTON. July 13. The state department announced the American windjammer Bowen was sunk by gunfire an"8 th American barque Hildegard submarined. Both crews were rescued. The department has received confirmation of the sinking of the American steamer Massapeque with the rescue of the crew. SAI FM. July IS. Following a con fcrenco last night between tlie gover nor, fire marshal and adjutant geo- cral White over the I. W. W. con ditions in eastern Oregon, Whit an nounced that a battalion of eoldiero was lM-lng organized throughont the 'suite for home defense. The men In ; battalion all have had previous mili tary experience. A hundred bare al ready enlisted. The battalion will be ready for service ly July 25. The governor Instructed the sher iffs to select a certain number of de puties hi each county mho would be pre m red to act as a supplementary force for the battalion. White said the troops will be stationed in east ern Oregon to protect the Jtrain fields, fie refused to state how man) or where the troop will be put. RECOMMENDATION'S MADE. Fire Marshal Wells, after a trip , through eastern Oregon, recommend- I ed: A special agent lo be kept In Uma tilla county. Such soldiers as are available to be stationed at Pendleton. ' The troopet now there to be kept ac fa Grande. All employers to ascertain from their prospective employes where they were formerly employed. If they ever were connected with the I. W. W. to refuse employment. Kockptle will be eablL4cd. The I. W. W. will be put indus triously to work. The governor advise every person living in the section where Uie de fense league Is established to report all suspkto-j character to the de fence league. A copy off loa I. W. W. name found at la Grande wMI he seat every Hherifff. police chief and de fense league. Newspaper will warn the people of I. W. W. activities. The governor will call to the attention of prosecuting attorneys, ine lawn on ' which the prosecution of I. W. W. can be based. TROOPS OF IDAHO GUARD ROUND UP PASCO I. W. W. HAROLD BLAKELEY IN EXPLOSION AT MARE ISLAND YARD USED GLASSWARE FIFTY YEARS, NO PIECES YETBROKEN Next iWenilior Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tone, piuneer8 of Pen- dleton. will have been marri.-,l CO years and In their rhina eiipbf.ard Is the set nf .itMies an.1 the silverware with which thev heenn housekeeping a half cen- turv aco. And more reinarka'tle still. nt a piece of the orisiral set of dishef Is missine and tlx silver set Is still Intact. GERMAN BANK CLERKS GO TO WORK SHOELESS ONE CENT DROP AT MARKET END BERLIN. July 13.- Berlins bank clerkH have set an example in self sacrifice. In aiding the kov eminent in economy of lea- ther. the clerks have discarded Hhoes and scores of barefooted Individuals are seen on the principal streets, gingerly step- ing along and saving their feet aw much as prsslble. Stores a ;ire selling wooden sandals. IV a- I her is excefdinuly scarce. CHICAGO, genlan Special con tuii)i : Open, .luly 2.4 Sept. I1.9A t - R: High. t-'.t4 SLsr 13.-mge - East ire of wheat pri- Low. 1 i :t Close. 12.03 1.J4 Portland. PttRTLANli. Ore.. July IS- Ciall Clllh lL't'! t.i tli I. It... . 1 x to jL'.'iO. Spe-tem. OREGON MUST FURNISH ONLY 717 MEN FOR THE CONSCRIPTION ARMY Harold Blakely, formerly a druggist in this city and now in the medical corps of the navy, had a narrow es cape from the terrific explosion a few days ago which destroyed the powder house at the Tdare Island na val yard. In a tetter received by his cousin. Miss Nadyne Blakeley he tells of ihe incident. He is stationed in the hosiptal at t he island and had been across to Valle.io. He was returning aboard the El Capitan with others when the explosion occurred. Though the boat was a mile and a half away at the time, it was lifted clear out of the! water, he writes, by the explosion and ! on. end and one side of the boat was torn away while every piece of gfass on it was shattered. Blakeley states that he thought the boat had struck a mine and writes that he thought of a million thinirs during his brief in erval of friuht. The effects of the explosion were fully as ureal as reported by the pa pers, h.' states. PASCO. Vn.t July 13. (Special to I East Oregonian Determined to stamp out the trouble emanating from I . W . W . so u rces, the t roo ps of the Idaho National Guard who are sta tioned here, last night rounded up 40 or 50 members of the I. W. W. and took possession of the I. W. W. headquarters. The men were placed in jail to await the decision of the All of the I. W. W. lit the headquarters waa authorities, erature at seined. The T. W. W.'a have been gathering about Pasco for some time and have been interfering with contracting op erations. The situation was growing more troublesome and the authorities decided to act as a protective mea sure. Sheriff Onstott and other coun ty officials are co-operating. DEPORTED AGITATORS THREATEN TO BURN UP CARS PENDLETON'S CAVALRY TROOP WILL MOBILIZE ON THE 25TH OF JULY DONGLAS. July 13. Left on a side track at Hermans New Mexico. 30 miles west of Columbus. 1200 I W. W. flung defiance in the faces of the armed guards as the guards left them without an engine to return to Bisbee. "We'll burn the cars and hold-up the first west-bound train. through this station. You'll see us back in Bisbee soon, they chouted. A hundred and eighty-four guards passed through Douglas returning to Risbea. The cattle cars loaded with L W. W. W. were backed on a lonely sid ing at Hcrmaos. the guards reported. the engine and caboose, bearing P. B. King, division superintendent of the railroad and the train crew, started back to El Paso. As engine and caboose left, the L W. W. hurled .icers after the departing trainmen. When the regular passenger train passed Hermanos at 1:30 o'clock this morning. Bisbee guards boarded it on their return home At that time the I. W. W. were still In the cattle cars, cowed by guards. No sooner had the p:sseneer train started than the t. W. w. began pil ing off. Jeerin-r. It was then the threat as made to burn the can and hold up the next train. Some hurled rocks after the train The spirit f revolt seemed fanned into flam a with the leaving of the guards. Ac cording to railway officials there will be no westbound train through Her manns, either freight or passenger, until late this afternoon. Marching to Kl aso. BL PASO. July 13. -Telephone ad vices from Columbus state the t:M"i I. W. W. deported yesterday from Bisbee are now marching over and I to El Paso. Thre. worn n are re- poorteu in the rank. of the agitators who have been without food now for 3S hours. Kis.Ree Imasion Kopiwtrd. BISBEE. July H.-8evn hundre I armed depntirs boarded the train for Osborn. the railway J net ion -n t of here following reports that I W. were preparing for a.n attempted invasion of Bisbee. The -.-i-anl wi'l roundup the Industrialists on I h -I i them prisoners until thf p.-v. mrm-nt tnkes a hand. MKEt.ON. July 13 - The war department has announced the number of men aeh state must furnish by draft The figures are based on the loial draft of tfS7.00. New York leads all 24 1. Oregon is asked tnly T17. Idaho's qih Washington' 1 7$ shingfon JUSfl, Idaho credits re.luced th men required by draft givn fin.iT credits with . to raise is 1!!S7. Oregon I r enlist - ta meats. Wa: -T.:: The nimter of : in some states. Secrernry of War Baker iwm d a statement instructing the gov ernors to apportion the stare's M'lot-s to the various districts. The draft lottery wll Ihe con ducted in the reception ball of t hi- war department probably within ten days or two wm-Ks, IVndlfton's cavalry troop will mO- i i'lli. mill be taken in the federal Str- ' it .- "ti .lul.v J.'i. the d.tir previously ; announced, aecordii.tr to Captain I.e ' t'abit ll who has iusi rettirned from ; Port laud j WhiV he ha not tven officially m- formed as to the camp h-re troop j l will train. Captain Caldwell states j th.'t the pre;iilin: opinion is that ail of the reson National i.u;rl units j w ill be sent to Palo Alto. Calif. Uecruiting is still under way to bruit: the troop up to full war strength although only about eight or ten men needed There are a non-low hoys, who are now taking various wild West perfnrm- eacer to enlist as soon as they picked up a little casv monev and Captain Caldwel lthinks his tr.o;. ; t f w ill be full wht-n mobiii7atioti d.r- ar- I RAILWAY WAR BOARD WHEELER COUNTY ORDERS EMBARGOES hi mm mc nov I U Ln I I II U UU I LAW IS CHARGE a re hiiu in s 1 1 1 . IX N . .Iul s . Tin railway war hoard ha directed iPat all nH(- datv an ImnuMiate enilar gt on all commodities nanid bv iJc pnvidtMtt in the ciilartn prtM-Jama-gtion of July, exi-efn w lsn the !ii. i n kiUs are aomiMnet. Iv a fedtal I1 license. SHT1r- RHlfIe!d anooiuwxl ihat inuwdiate atunition would he tcien leery apidlctint, for ll(tMie. over i tMlay. the stores cut down the x deliwry thev miuht ai.. h in it si iti'e f t he xresit tn p. - I SAI t-M. July I i t.ow-iie r : V ithycfnU' minMii- tliai ool- Ht-4ri. t ttornejr starr or U ih l. r ! count Imi-H'diauHt mdor-v- tlf r- hthiiloit law. Im will h 4u-fiN. 'lit 1 gt'terttor Hi hM VkttH n.nlm-'i ii. j .Ur N-H hlM,f lnt4 I. .'- uimI l i rn m tsvtiinh rrom !' n j "uppHed in a larvi- fmrt to - utrt jor-i'W.Ml. Hi- uld m- r,-,- : iiuitifroo rtfMirtH tf o hitie i ! iMi-hf isoiotv aiMl lal a-ki , tMtr lo ris in IhH th no, l .till t