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(... iLjjj.,lti,M """""t, gjfippiifflp DAILY EVENING EDITION DAILY EVENING EDITION to aoVemtihbkb WKATflKR Tonight and Wednesday fair Maximum, 9.1: Minimum, S: Wind, west, light; 1" . none; Weather, clear. The Kaat Oregonlau has tlicr largest bona Oil and guaranteed paid circulation of any paper In Oregon, east of Portland and by far the largest circulation to Pendleton of any newspaper. CITY OF A PAPER COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER VOL. 29 MINORITY IS OPPOSED TO WAR BONDING U Follette, Gore et al Submit Report for Conscription of Wealth for War CUM THAT REVENUE AS PROVIDED IS NOT ENOUGH WASHINGTON. Aug. 14. The mi nority of the senate finance commit tee has reported favoring; the eon- . . it t. tn niv for the war. scripilon 1,1 " . the exemption of the earnings of the nation'! worker. La Follette. and Thomas aiKned the mlnoftty 're port. The minority asserts the aura the majority proponed to raise la only hair enouich to meet the need of the present fiscal year. The minority declared the majority Ignored McAdoo's report and would have the country without a aound policy for financing the war. "While this hill Is alKant on bond issues." says the minority, "it Is per fectly obvious a bond lasue to meet the billions of dollars left unprovided for la contemplated. "Of all forma of luxation, that In. vowed In a bond Issue is the Worst. The people must redress the bonds. In a short time the Interest csahc to equal, or excels the principal. Whatever total amount is nocoa sary. should be understood In the en actment of this revenue measure, oonicress fixing the policy for the war period. J "We claim to have profited by the ..n.riunn of other warring nations, partlculary Britain, and have adopted a policy or orarom """',"" the army from the very start. Why then should we not profit by their fl ranclnl mistakes and draft wealth In the form of taxation Into the service of the country from the very start. HENRY PINKER' ON DIES AT ATHENA ... Aim 14. (Special) Henry Plnkerton; pioneer resident of Oregon, who crossed the plains in ..ij jibj hore at 11 o'clock this morning after a porolnged Illness. He la survived by a wite ana mree the sons being Charles IMnkorton of southern Oregon: F.llls, Plnkerton of - ..... .,.,.1 EV..H Plnkerton of Atne- n.v, fnnnral nrrttiisemeiits have not yet been made. .? 04 AT CLOSE FOR SEPT. WHEAT CHICAOO. Aug. 14. (Special to the Kast Oregonlan.) 'Range of wheat prices today. Open. High I.ow. Close. Sept. M.04 $3.05 $2.03(4 $204 Portland. POUTIAND. Ore.. Aug 14. (Spe cial.) Club $2.30; bluostem, $2. SB. 14 BILLION NEEDED FOR WAR THIS YEAR WASIUNUTO.V. Aug. 14. Nine billon dollars In additional bonds or revenue or both must be raised to pay the expenses of the trnlted Stales during the fiscal eur ending June 3 next. Majority leader Kltchln stut ed so this afternoon after a confer ence with McAdoo. This will make a total expenditure for the yenr 14 bil lion dollars. The bond b.ll authorl. sing a four billion dollar limn to the allies must be passed this session. An other bond bll (totaling two billion to meet current government expenditure" may be psssed beforo adjournment. NO HUNTING FROM ' M. 21 TO SEPT. 1 SAIjUM. Ore.. Aug. 14. The gov ernor h-ts proclaimed the hunting sea eon closed from August 11 w Sep tember 1 as a protection ugalnst for est fires. The sesMun opens tomor row. Attorney Oeneral fc.-own has rtileo thut the deer hunting season in east ern Oregon except in Harney and Mal lv iir .-. .r.tlr". i. cl.-d Jlilil Septem ber : DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 1917. 'qtripkfm WPTFR i 9.000 "More TaIr rence 1th dllilliliLW dUnriOl WM LEAVE POPE MAKES PLEA NAY BAKU It, Ore.. Aug. 14. (Special to the Kast Oregonlan by Phone.) Stimpter's loss from its disastrous fire yesterday will aggregate between 1200.000 and I2D0.OOO with not more than 20 per cent of this amount cov. ered by insurance. There I a question as to whether or not the town shall be rebuilt: o meeting to discuss ' the 'subject be ing nnder way this afternoon. CHET FEE USES ARM ON BROTHER'S ASSAILAN J i,.knHnn hi aYternoon had asked for complaints against the Pees and a complaint will also probably be made against Johnson. Charles H. Carter Is acting as city attorney. a little four year old ooy yester day called a colored girt a "chocolate drop- and his innocent remark start ed a chapter of incidents which -cli maxed ,ln an Afro-Caucausian fistic inruement with James, A. Johnson representing the colored race and Judge J. A. Pee and nis two sons City Attorney Alger Fee and Chester Fee, upholding the honors of the white race. The snort out exraims battle ended when the colored man was dronDed under the rapid fire of Chef Pee s athletic arms. The aforesaid utile noy, urgea ou by older companions, yesterday call ed out "chocolate drop" to Abby Johnson, a Is year old colored girl eh. Munt, the characterization bx seising the litle follow and applying VIN1ER GETS CAPTAINCY MANGOLD, LIEUTENANCY Local Men Win Commissions ' From Presidio Training Camp; T. S. Barnes and L. B. Yates of Milton Made Lieutenants. Charles C. Vlnler or Pendleton Was commissioned as u captain in the na tional army as a result of his training at the Presidio cump and Tot C. Stan polrt of this city secured a commlssior. as stcond lieutenant In the cavalry, officers reserve corps. News of the uu , , Wti-n 1 HDnlieants reach ed the East oregonlan lust night from an Francisco. Two other ITmatilla younty resi dents were successful In the list who secured cnmmisstrins. Theron S. Barnes of Milton won a commission of second lleutenunt of fieid urtillerj and Uovd B. Yatos of Milton won a second lieutenancy of intantry, O R. C. HOW THE UNITED wwTt mrscs.Tf.3 'onv states. SlSCS.- lCTl. rr STATES . The United Ht-.ttcs senate has pass ed a resolution for a constitutional amendment, to be submitted to all the states for rat'flcation. for bone dry prohibition. The house will pass the sjme 'resolution by an ov rwh!m in majority. The question is, tho.-e 'Sv, i iwn " c rri-v5v . ' ' T'JC -iii mm 11111 esan ST 45 Horace Burned, a ,..tnl or r.A business houses vru destroyed In th fire yesterday, ami 4-5 dwelling houses, these dweuim, houses being almost half the resi dence portion of Sumpter. All told 13 solid blocks were destroyed. The fire practlea-ly burned itself out during the afternoon, it being Im possible for cit'sens to do much to- (Contlnued on Page 4.) ATHLETIC irir vigorously to him. A com plaint to the city authorities against this treatment and she was arresed and charged with assault and batetry. a'hn tulcen before Acting Judge Hailey during the afternoon, she en- rH nlea of iruiltv after City At torney Fee had explained what con. stituted assault and battery in tne eyes of the law. However, her brother Jim. who runs a carpet cleaning es tablishment on Water street, told her to withdraw her plea and stand trial. She did so and was convicted. Sen tence was suspended by the recorder Not long after. Johnson accosted ih c'tv nttornev In front of the lat. ter's office on Court street and up braided him In a tone that roused that official's Ire. He shook a clenched fist at the colored man and was about to follow up with more vigorous ac tion when his cooler Judgment evi- (Continued on Page S.) Vinler was manager of the Work ingmen's Clothing Ftore when he lef: for thc camp and Mangold was a member of the post office staff. Vl nler had previous military experience as lieutenant and ncltng captain of old Co. L, while Mangold served for eight years in the regular cavalry. He van top sergeant when he retired. The success of the two men Is very lU'Httfying to their friends. Highly Portland men and 80 others from ureeon will receive commis sions In the Officers' Reserve Corps or in the regular army on August 15. as the result of proficiency shown at the officers' training camp at the Pre sidio. San Francisco. The list of commissions to be issued, made pub lic by the war department today, gives Oregon an honor list on which appear 160 names. t Qeorge N. Davis. of Portland, Judge of the circuit court of Multno. mah county, carries off honors for Oregon, having won a commission as (Continued on page 6. ) STATES NOW STANDS ON PROHIBITION "T0 f 3T jj 'J' fore sure to be submitted to the state legislature for ratification. Affirm ative votes or the legislature of S6 states would be required to ratify this amendment. The 26 states shown above in white are alreo ly dry stales :,nder their slate laws They have FOR fLANDERS "Rainbow" Division Composed of Picked Regiments of the National Guard to go LA GRANDE HOSPITAL CO TO BE WITH EXPEDITION nrvnTOX Aus. 14.-Theiwar department has announced that the ; forty second division, called the Rain bow division, comprising 19,000 men will soon be sent to Europe,- The di vision will be composed of the flower of the national guard organisations of many state. Including cavalry. In fantry, engineers, machine gun and artillery companies. Major Douglas McArtliur, of the engineer corps and formerly press censor will be chief of staff of the new division. Brigadier Oeneral W. A. Mann, chief of the mi litia bureau, is selected as division commander. La Urande as Included. The field hospital company recent ly organized at La Grando. Oregon, Major Charles Qraham commanding, will form a part of the new division. O. N G. SOLDIERS IN AUTO MISHAP MAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 14. Louis Ferrerra, a waiter was killed, and ii'nt. iumnn,i I tut HriouBlv injured when their autorsjobile collided with ' i : i a. BW crtinf-dnmpn. a ii mi. i 1 1 it- ...n ... ... e The soldiers were members of Com pany E, Third Oregon and were held by the San Mate authorities pend ing an investigation. TCIVT rKOI'CH TAR.H. , FRANCE SKNDH SOO TlM-y will Man Khrps Built Here or Chartered from American owners. vk-iit vnHTi- Aiicp li. A French liner which arrived yesterday at an American nort. brought more than three hundred sailors to man vesse.e which have been built at American yards and steamships chartered from Amnrtf-nn owners. The great de mand ithnm In thin COUntrv for la bor has proven a serious handicap' to shipping men who rind it almost Im possible to get sufficient American seamen. Among the passengers were Mau rice Bernhardt, son of Sarah Bern hardt, his wife and their daughter. Several passengers told ef sighting a submarine which turned out to fe a whale and of nervousness for a time on board. ' I'ltKMATIICK BLAST KILLS TWO AT KIAMATII FA LI KLAMATH. Falls, Aug. 14r-Due ta h premature explosion of a fau'ty fust John Car.lwell and John Lovelady were killed while working at reels, mation work two miles this side of Mulin. southeast of Klamath Palls. a popu ation of SS,s:,09! . The 25 black states, which have only local or no prohibition, have a population of 2. 413. 153. However. In a num. ber of these states there Is a lance measure of prohibition, as In Texas nnj Florida. Plea is Made in General Terms Asks for Adjustment Oisputed Territory Such as Alsace Lorraine Specific and concrete conditions of what the pope believed may form a basis for world peace were sent to rulers of all nat:ons- The appeal Is addressed to neutrals, as we 1 as bel ligerents. It Is understood to do somewhat general in form, but of such a nature as to form the ground work for more detailed discussion, ai lu linHnrtltlVlrf the DOM (i(-S Tt'.H tO fliT- nish a common ground for discussion through a preliminary understanding. It is believed the pope proposes the restoration of all conquered Independ ent states and the amicable adjust, ment of control of all disputed terri tory likely to afford cause for future war. The Observatore Romano, the official Vatican organ, will prinj the pope's peace conditions tonight. Th rofttnrnt'on of al" conouered In dependent states in-clude Belgium Rou mania and Serbia. The adjustment or control of disputed territory to in clude Alsace-Lorraine, Poland, Trieste and Trent. HCrGS 25 CENTS ABOVE Y ESTERU A T Kansas City Yards Report Price of $17.50 paid. CHICAOO. Aug. 14. Hogs reached another high record this morning. selling at $17.65 or 25 cents over yes terday's price. Calves sold at $14. the highesrin weeks. - 17.o at Kansas 4 My. ... tTAV'ttAa " I T V Aua 14. Steers sold at $14.25 per hundrew weight. Heavy and medium - hogs orougni $17.60 . Hogs are 15 to 25 cents higher than yesterday. Cattl are ten centB higher. WASHINGTON", Aug. 14. China has declared war against Germany and Austria, beginning at ten o'clock this morning, Chi nese legation Is Informed by Pe king cables. Artillery 1ft Active. PARIS, Aug. 14. Repeated German attacks on French out .posts at Cornillett and successful . French raids northwest of Rhelms ' are reported ofriciallyT The Ger man attacks were repulsed. The artillery is active in Belgium. Kermit Roowvelt Visits. AMERICAN FIELD HEAD QUARTERS, In France, Aug. 14. Kermit Roosevelt and a Captain in the Canadian army enroute to Mesopotamia, visited the Sammies today. 1 chinaMaredWon germany and ausiria today ROY T. BISHOP WAS IN PEKIN DURING RECENT REVOLUTION; TELLS. OF CHINESE WARFARE Back from the Orient where he went open new markets for the products of the Pendleton oolen Mills. Roy T. Bishop has a fund of In- 1 foresting anecdotes In connection with the recent attempt to restore tne Chinese monarehv. He was In Pekin from Julv 4 to July 8 right when the ' in and had .. ....it.. nWn ntueh and ho-ir m irond deal more. He was taken to the legation Krounds in Pekin and told to remain ..... f..v However, in com - pany with Jin American naval lieu tenant he went down in the city to take note of happenings. The Chi- nn.,i jinri soldlerv are easily I swayed one way or the other, he said. (yielding quickly to Influence, (or in stance, he stated, when the monarch ic., i-uinni their first success the dra gon flag was displayed trom almost every business house In the city. A short time afterwards when the re public forces had regained control the dragon flans disappeared and were replaced by the barred flag of the Chinese republic AUSTRIANS iIAKES PLEA FOR , WOULD GIVE BACK CONQUERED LAND i . EXAMIN A TIONS FOR BE MADE QUICKLY WA8UIN4JTOW. Aug. 14. Two hundred thousand phrsicalij per fect .jnerlcan are ready for tne first mobilization day, Sep tember 5. Axwdlng to reporte to tbe provost marshal general the September 3 comtingt-nt could move tomorrow If transportation factditiea were available. It la believed the full quota of 687,. 000 men will be accepted and be Wilms to serve before the end of this month. The second Incre ment will probably not be called until next spring or summer. It will be called for examination immediately after the Art "rat is completed. In notne districts this examination is now on. New Generals Named. WASHINGTON, Aug. 14. Presi dent Wilson sent the senate the names of S7 new Major Generals and 141 Brigadier Generals. To 8cereh,Fr Sister." HAVANA. Aug. 14. Buel Arm- . i n Ruth Armstrong Biruus, a. ui ... ... missing for several weeks, has arrtvedT here. He took up the search for his sister today. . Taft Mneh Better.. - ClaAY CENTER, Aug- -U.-Ex-President Taft's ' physicians announc ed tljat Taft is suddenly greatly Im proved and might be able to leave for his summer home in Canada tomor row. General Sibert plans to hold the first review of the American contingent scon. Commanders are much pleased with the pro gress of the Sumlmes. Destroyer Is Mined. x LONDON. Aug. 14. A British destroyer was mined, the admi ralty has announced. The cap tain, two other officers and 43 men were rescued. Still Held In Camp. SAX FRANCISCO. Aug. 14. The Presidio reserve officers training camp ended today. Twelve hundred men receiving commissions are not allowed to leave camp, the regular forma tions being held, but 52 named for additional training are al lowed to leave. While there was much shooting go- J mK on, he said, the fatality list was 1 verv small The troops, fighting In .h,,.. r "- nw-.r s . ner of buildings and pulling the trig- gers. he said. After one day of in- cessant firing, the number of dead I was 13. he said .iii. nisuuu 1 . ' ......... - ,... ... . k.i. . .!,. . . ........ k. huulcul t-uI-V nine nrHH 01 ine woriu - mre gone. Owing to the excessive cable 1 tolls to the orient ana tne strict cen sorship. the news was very meager On board British vessels, he said, no t-.-s unnouncvmfni 01 mny muu wujiv -. was ever made. He was 14 days m-nt MiiiMlnv nnH wmji thus lust tWO weeks behind in the woird nappunings when he landea . . . . . . . . o . .MOST 01 Ulf uunx mm ui .io- ish people in the orient have gone to Kurope and offered their services, hs said, while the subjects of King George still there exercise the str.ct- est economy In their diet and in their mod- of living Vv PEACE MOVE Allied War Experts Say War Must Continue at Least An other . Yean Evidently In spired by Losing Side. The United States government ta prepared to listen to any bonaflde Affi.r but must insure the con summation of America's objects for entering the war. Experts say tne Dooe's move is influenced by Bis re- mni.F.m with the Austrian dignitaries who were afterward clos. eted with the German cnancenor The al'.ied diplomats believe the war Is distlned to continue at least an other year. They stated the popes effort like that of European social ists, will prove merely another step toward eventually concluding the great struggle. MAT NOT AXSWKK. .LONDON. Aug. 14. It si stated on high authority the allies probably will not reply to the pope's peace sugges tions. Officials regard the character of the note as nt requiring a direct answer. It Is suggested the terms are considered as being favorable to Germany. Fear is expressed as to its possible effect on American Cath olics. MISSING MAN IS CERTIFIED TODAY One more man on the Unaati.la county draft list has been certified to the district board at La Grande. He is John Edward Sutson. Jr.. of lima tills, the man who failed to resort for the physical examination. He explained that he was away from home and did not get nis notice. He passed the physical examination and. inasmuch as he had filed no claim for exemption, he was certified. The board Is meeting this afternoon to begin consideration of the claims for exemption. It la very probable that some of the men claiming ex emption wil lbe called to appear per. sonali-y in order to answer questions that will throw further light on their claims. PRESIDENT ASKED TO COMMANDEER COAL WASHINGTON. Aug 14.AS a last resort to meet the threatened coal famine, the President will be asked to exercise the authority given under the food control bill, either to com mandeer coal or to expedite the transportation from the mines, chair man Peabody of the defense councils coal committee and coal producers, and dealers held a conference today. The mlneowners admitted shipping vast quantities of coal to Canada for $4 to $4.50 per ton despite the short age at many parts of the United States. The owners blamed Secretary Ba ker for this, declaring that when Ba ker refused to accept the Peabody agreement for $3 coal many big con. sumers refused to lay in their usual stocks, anticipating a lower govern ment price. As a result a shortage in the Great Lakes region and New Kngland exists, with only ss days be fore the lakes shiplpng season closes. The federal control of the eon! mines would place about SO'UR'O miners in the United States employ and would give government supervi sion over the production of over eoo million tons of coal. aceordim: t statistics furnished the Ur.itnd Tress by the Illinois coal operators ass.i alion. The latest complete ftKUr.'S show in 1914 the number of minors eniplivd in 29 coal producing states at 73.- 000. This fivure !s increased sinei tho operators say. I-,. ......f.'.it.trK deciar- they sanf , - - r..a..... 1 ,.,.Mtr,.l of their mines. They - - j declare that unless something Is aithin the next few days to .Hay pub- I licit already given tn- suuaiior. j within .. week the Illinois mine, will ell Ku Isilw .. - on'f ARII.1MA TO CH RT l-Hu-CKKMAX omCKRs KL PASO. Aug. 14. The carranm . ! .n,.u.nm.nt mill remove all officer. w - 'military ami civil, who participated In the reception given the German con isillar agents .tnd other l.erm.n om cials in Juarea. because the r-eep on armis-sl the disfavo rof the I nlted State.