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Y EEf:"!3 ECSTICn 1? Number tiuutea printed of. veatenla'a Daily Edition. 2,827. This paper ! member and indited by (lie Audit Bureau of Circulation. A parse contemin mane broach, dvertlr$ in tttf tj itrr gonian muni ml columns vr-rterrUv M returned to llw owner before the Press run wm rompKHd. CITY OFFICIAL PAPER COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER J jZZJ tf , n VOL. 30 STRIKERS AK CENTRALLABOR Feared All Unions Affiliat ed With Central Councils May Make Demands. ALL STEELYARDS ARE AT STANDSTILL Two of 150 Contract Shops Reported to Have Con ceded Raise. SEATTLE, Jan. 2. With SO.OOO man Involved In the strike, every steel hlpyard 1 closed and all wooden yards are ahut down with the excep tion of two where desultory operations are progressing by a few carpenters Instructed by their unions to stay on the job. There are indications that even these will be closed completely soon. The metal trades council which caused the tieup. goes before the cen tral labor council tnniKht to ask the endorsement and support of that body. Two 8hnm Concede is lti-jmrt. Of 160 contract shops affected by the strike two, It Is reported, have signed the agreement demanded a six to eight dollar watte for all classes of workers from laborers to mechanics. Spread Feared. TACOMA, Jan. 22. Spread of the shipyards strike to other trades and industries here is possible since the walkout of metal workers yesterday. Considerable talk is heard of a general strike In the building trades. Central labor councils will be asked toniitht to endorse the strike and It Is Intimated that unions- affiliated with these councils might take advantage of the present situation to demand Increased wages. It Is reported butchers and other unions who lost strikes during the past year will resume their de mands. Vnltrd to Prairie Traffic. TACOMA. Jan. 22. A. local coun cil of soldiers, sailors and workmen Continued on page six.) ill HAVE BAND OUT TO GREET SOLDIERS If plana that are underway today succeed, returning soldiers from over seas or elsewhere will not enter Pen dleton unwelcomed. Prof. C. O. Breach voluntercd today to help in any capacity desired In welcoming the soldiers. He will endeavor to have the band at the depot to meet the boya as they come and It seems certain his offer will be accepted. Mr. Breach Is a veteran of the ilrltish army and has a son. In the American forces overseas. A meeting is to be held at the head quarters of the Patriotic Service League this afternoon of representa tives of the Red Cross, Girls' Honor Ouurd, Pendleton Commercial associ ation. Patriotic Service League and the City of Pendleton. Mayor J. U Vaughan, who has been confined to his home by sickness for the post two weeks, as chairman of the meeting has named Councilman J. H. Estes to act as the chairman of the meeting this afternoon.- Prof. Breach ..has been 1 asdied to meet with the committee. LEST WE FORGET Herman Dchnke, Fniltvalo far. mer, refused to contribute to the IT n! tod War Work Fund. Jllok GroagrhaticT of Frultvale, wliose prone crop last year was worth In the neighborhood of $10,000, contributed only $6.00 to this fund and that reluctantly. Fred MeHioff of Frultvale re fused to give money to the ajron. ulea helping our boys In arms on the grounds that ho had to send money to relatives In Germany, j-. William Swash of Frnltvale, said to he worth 130,000. refused to contribute to the U. W. W. fund. J J. E. Hoon of Milton refused to contribute to this sum fund. CENTRAIi IiOYALTY COMMITTEE. UMATILLA DELEGATION HAS BEEN ACTIVE IN LEGISLATURE 8AL.EM Ore.. Jan. 22. (Special to tha Kat Oreaonlan.) House Hill No.iregulate the. school budget as voted 2g To amend Section 408R. Lord'sjby the people of the district. The Oregon Caws aa amended by Pension j powers as delegated to the school laws of 1915 and as amended by board under the present law are con Chapter 20 of the General Laws of sldered unconstitutional and aro usd nrerun for 117 relntlnff 'to (ax levL"S(metlmes to the detriment of outly- tor school purposes. 1 ' ' ' "H Till la a measure itf tuka awe away - -4- Baggy TYousers, Double Breasted Coats May Return NEW YORK, Jan. 22 That . men of the country soon will have to wear baggy trousers or "Um brella pants" wan Intimated today at a convention of the national association of clothiers. This ab rogation of personal liberty s ex pected because of the vast quanti ty of cloth left on the clothiers' hands by the sudden ending of the war. clothiers advocate the dou ble breasted coat and Prince Albert as means of URlng . the surplus cloth. ! . IMPROVED FREIGHT SERVICE SECURED ON PILOT ROCK LINE PI LOT ItOCK, OrK Jan. 22. (Special to East OrenonlRit) -IMIot Rock now ha8 Improved freight ser vice out of Pendleton over the O-W. A local freight car come in from Pendleton dally except Sunday. Here tofore there haa been but one car In two or three days. The new order wan brought about by a protest from the Pilot Hock Com mercial club to railroad officials and to the Public Service commiftiiion of Oregon. NEW FORD GEAR . TRANSMISSION ON EXHIBITION Models of a new gear transmission attachment for Ford cars are being shown in Pendleton and .attracting considerable attention. It la an at tachment by which four speeds are obtained for Fords In place of the two an the cars come from the factory. The attachment Is the Invention of a Pendleton man, Charles Stanton, and Is the result of three years' work and experimenting by him. The new pat ent cuts the Ford high In half. Riving an Intermediate gear and also halves the low. making an extremely lo gear. While It has been made with the Idea of being used for Fords It can also be atached to other cars. Mr. Stanton arrived home yesterday from a two months' stay at Salt Lake City, where he had working models of the attachment made and which he will give a thorough tryout In dem onstration. Te patterns were made from mechanical drawings by Iewla La Dow of Pendleton. !C hi WML WAR DRIVE SLACKERS People of Umaplne resent the pub lishing of the four names appearing under the head of "Lest We Forget" with the address of Umaplne, accord ing to a leter received at Umatilla County Patriotic Service League head quarters. The formal protest to the league states that the addresses should be changed to Frultvavle; thai Frultvale Is not properly a part ot Umaplne and they feel that to print them as from there Is a reflection up on the patriotic sentiment of the community which has ever been 100 per cent loyal. Frultvale which Is In the northeast ern part of Umatilla county has been Included In the Umaplne district by the loAguo In war drives thought it la not In the Umaplne section proper. FORD'S FAMOUS PEACE EXPEDITION BRANDED PRO-HUN WASHINGTON', Jan. 22. Hon ry Ford's famous ihwco expedi tion In the fall or 1915 to "(Crt Uio boys out of tlio UTO'Iks by CJiriHtnuu),'' wan inxplred 1y r man and naelflNt liitcrpstH, Archi bald MoviMwon told tlw oenuto . tootnmltlre probing Gorman proiw ganda. - ', Former Portugal King 1 - ' Reported at Lisbon MADRID, Jan. !2. Former King Manuel of Portugal, arrived off IJh bon today aboard a ship of unknown nationality, according- to an uncon- jj firmed report received hero. from the district board the power to (Continued on Pact S.Jt DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, 1 TEN MILLIONS N Increased Auto Licenses, Plus Gasoline Tax Will Meet New Bonding- Costs. SENATE VOTES FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION Schools Must Have 20 Min utes Work Daily Under Measure. SAI.FM, Ore, Jan. 22. (K'X-clul to the Kaxt Orcguninn.) It Is practical ly certain the road program will con sist of a ten million dollar bonding bill to be financed by incrcaKcd uiilo- niobilo llwnws. tax on gasoline and possibly (llwtllate. Whether the license will be .doubled or Increased 50 Hr cent is still miMltli'd. The house overwhelmingly refused to concur In the NCiutle's amendments to the hundred thousand diicrRCiicy bill for relief of soldiers and Bailor. TO ABOLISH WATEJt DISTRICTS 8ALEM, Jan. 22. Hurley Introduc ed bill In the senate abolishing the two water divisions of the state and creating; the office of state water su perintendent. The bill stipulates that Cochran, La. firande suociintendent of district two, bo the state superintend ent at a salary of $2IOO until his elec tive term expires. PHYSICAL EDUCATION Ql'IRKI ItK- 8ALFM, Jan. 22. The senate una nimously passed Hank's bill making physical education in imhlio schools compulsory. It .Provided that at least 20 minutes each day be devoted to physical education. Ml'ST KMP1OY SOLDI FHS The senate passed a bill compHlinK public officials giving preference to soldiers and sailors, on all jnuMte - sitlons or jobs If the soldiers are as efficient ns oilier apirticantx. Berlin Shots Heard In Coblenz Phone by American Officer OOm.KNZ, Jan. 22. Shots fired Sunday night during the street Msluing in Berlin were heard by tcicplione in Coblenz. Sunday evening by an American orfleer In tnlricng who called up Berlin. Soon after the conversa tion began, the man on the Ilcrlin end said; That bt a one-pounder. They are fighting now In the streets." Hie conversation was resumed and the man on the CoMciu end every now and tltcn heard a series of cracks, which the llerlin man said were made by nux liliu- guns. INROAD BONDS SEEMS CERTA PENDLETON, OREGON, WEDNESDAY .RY 22, - . ..... y Jf CONSERVATIVES ..WILL CONTROL NEWASSEMBLY Majority Socialists Have Lead Bui Coalition Could Upset Their Hold. EISEBERGEIt MAY ' SEEK EBERT'S POST Opposition Candidate Chairman Armistice Commission. is ItLKLIV. Jan. 22. Berlin newsna-K-rs predict that 1 1 err Kallmann, a democrat, will be the first president of the new GiTman reimlHk: and that Chancellor Khcrt, a majority socialist will remain as head of the ministry. (The jtiiiuii dcniocrojlc; party is a combination of- old progressives and liberals and tlH? uisiutfch indicates a coalition government is rohable with the liberal .dement conlrolllfng). COPKNHAGE.V, Jan. 22. The con servative elermuit will control the German 'national assembly if a coali tion can be effected among the three parties constituting that faction, the latest election returns indicate. While the majority socialists apparently will dominate any single party In the na tional assembly; they would be out voted by a combination of conserva tive delegates- As a result of the sup pressing of the recent Spartacan re volt by the majority socialist element it Is doubted It the two branches left (socialists and extreme radicals) can get together. The only candidate ap pearing to have a chance to replace Chancellor Bbert Is Elseberger, the chairman of the armistice commis sion and leader of the centrist party. Latest returns indicate the election of 114 majority socialists; Democrats 53; Christian peoples' party, 45; Na tional Party, 24; Independent Social ists, 19; and the Peoples' Party (Pan Germans) 11. FLU BAN REMAINS THOUGH EPIDEMIC ON WANE IN CITY Notwithstanding the continued fa vorable report of Influenza conditions in Pendleton and the fact that there has been some ta,lk of the early lift ing of the ban, there Is apparently no thought of such action on the part of the city council. Members seem to think it will be 10 days to two weeks before the ban Is lifted, and by re maining closed there is a better chance of avoiding the third wave of the epidemic that is now showing at some places. No new cases of Influenza have been reported since Saturday and it Is now more than a week since there has been a death in Pendleton with the disease. BUSY TIMES F0RL " : r NEEDED BY PEACE CONFLUENCE; RESTLESS WORLD MIGHT BRING r I i ' m-jm (United Press PAHFK, '.ran. 22. A tidal wave of restless humanity will sweep across the world like the Invasion of linns and Goths In middle ages unless th peace congreHH exercises foresight in handling the vital problem of Im migration. An economic Industrial and social calamity can he averted only by satisfying the K-oplc's land hunger and elevating their social status. This view was expressed today by tile American comnriHslon which Inves tigated the conditions In Ruropean countries. "Yea, the world Is restless," S the way Frederick How, commissioner of Immigration ui the ort of New York, summed up tlie situation: MAY ADMIT RUSSIANS. BY WILLIAM PHILLIP SIMMS. (United lres Stuff YrrcHixmdent.) PARIS, Jan- 22. 11 ml a limited number or representatives of the Rus sian soviet government -will attend the peace conference today seemed cer tain. H Is leumcd the sitreme war council practically reached an acrree mcnt in this regard. An nffUial announcement Is exiwK'ted before night. MISSION TO POLAND. PAItlS. Jan. 22. Tile supreme war council has decided to send a mission- to Poland, rcprewiitlng tlie United States. Britain, lYance and Italy, It is officially announced today. President Wilson's roHia for settlement of the Russian proMcm Is being discussed In a session this afternoon. FIRST NATIONAL BANK RE-ELECTS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS FOR 1919 A!l the present directors and offi cers of the First National Bank were re-elected for 1919 at a meeting of the stockholders held yesterday after noon at the bank building. The directors are Levi Ankeny, G. M. Rice, George A. Hartman, W. N. Aiatlock and Dan Smythe. while the officers are Levi Ankeny, president; G. M. Rice, vice president; and George Hartman, cashier. No election was made to fill the of. flee of assistant cashier.- left vacant by the recent resignation of Nesmith Ankeny. who is now making his horn in Walla Walia. Charges Unemployment Responsibility to Wilson WASHINGTON. Jan. 22. Presl dent Wilson Li responsible for the un employment of thousand of AmerW cans, Senator Jones of Washington, charged today In the senate. He said the president, by refusing to remove restrictions again ts shipbuilding for foreign account in American yards, cost many workers Jobs they would otherwise have. WHOLEBALK LIMBER DEALKKS ORGANIZE PHILADELPHIA. Jan. 22 Whole sale lumber distributors from many sections of the country have formed a new foreign trade organization to be known as the national bureau or wholesale, lumber distributors export corporation. Virtually all the foreign lumber trade, delegates said, would be handled. A committee will be sent to Europe at once. ?mm 4 1919. ON CALAMITY tMj .lit . i i , p. ' Staff Correspondent.) ;! MORE UNITS GIVEN ORDER FOR CONVOY WASHINGTON', Jan. 22. It Is an nounced today the following: units have been assigned for early convoy: 19th and 104th aero squadrons, the 13th company of the transport corps. the first and second casual companies of the transportation corps, the 17th and 18th balloon companies, the 58th regiment of coast artillery, less the third battalion and base hospital 24. FIGHT FOR REPEAL OF WIRE CONTROL TV'ASHIXGTON. Jan. 22. A resolu tion for Immediate repeal of govern ment wire control may be Introduced in the house in the next few days. En couraged by their aucceaa In burying In the commitee a bill to take over wireless systems, opponents of gov ernment , ownership, are, .considering measures to return the wires and ca bles to the companies. The post office department la de termined to show the state utilities commission Just who Is running the country's telephone service, adopting the atitude of ignoring these state regulatory bodies and wire' adminis tration, declared increased tolls will be put into effect and collected. Only court Injunctions will be recognised by the post office department as hav ing power to head off increased rates. Officials insist the wires were taken over as an act of war and that the states will have nothing, to say about the tolls unless tho wires are returned to private control. NEW THEATRE TAX CUT T0 10 PERCENT WASHINGTON. Jan. 22. Theatre managers and patrons won their fight against a 20 percent tax on amuse ments in the new tax bill. The con ferees rescinded their adoption of the senate 20 per cent rate, adopting the house rae of 10 per cent. The action was taken following a storm of protest from all parts of the country. Theatre managers warned the conferees that the Imposition of a 20 percent tax would be strongly resented by the theatre-going public, resulting in a probable deminution in stead of increase in revenue. ' No Change In Influenza. The influenza situation in Pendle ton is at a standstill. The number of homes under Quarantine is five and Is the same as last Saturday. No new cases have been reported since j leta also a Mexican. The certificate la that time. Smallpox also still re-lsairt to have been taken from Archu malns the same with a total of 13 'eta's room December th. and when cases under quarantine as reported Saturday and no new cajes developed since. It Is thought there will be n further spread of the disease. 346TH ARTILLERYMEN IN SPOKANE TOrAY SPOKANE. Wash.. Jan. 22. The first tralnloud of the 346th field ar tillery nr rived at 10 this morning fori an all day stop en route to Camp lev- They are coming In four section-, j A big parade was scheduled by the two' regiments, compomni of Washington, Idoaho. Oregon, Montana and Cali fornia men. 20 Prisoners Escape; Three Are Captured HOCK ISLAND. 111.. Jan. 22. Three of the prisoners who escaped from the Hock Islruid Jail last ntyht were cap tured today. Th- check showed 20 escaped. Three were found hiding in various parts of the city. Officer be lieve the others got away in automo bile provided .by, outside hvlp. , NO. 9615 BRITISH HOLD SILENCE UNDER RISH CRISIS No Answer Made to Sinn Fein Declaration of Inde pendence by Irish Parlia ment. REVOLTERS ELECT 3 PEACE DELEGATES British Authorities Main tain Hands Off Policy; So Far. DUBLIN, Jan. 22. The British government haa not answered tho Hinn-Fetn challenge of Irish Inde pendence Issued at yesterday's Initial meeting of the "Irish parliament." A remarkable situation Is presented by the Imperial authorities continued si lence regarding an act that. In Irish British law, constituted the moat flas rant form of sedition Ireland today stands before th world a republic on paper. It's elect ed representatives have exercised th right of self-determination to the fulU est extent; they have even selected delegates to represent them at the peace congrss as a separate entity. This was accomplished under th very nose of Viscount French's mill tary government. So far. the Imperial authorities have maintained a hands off policy utterly Ignoring the proceedings of the Irish parliament. The meeting yesterday lasted only an hour and s half, passing without Incident. Two thousand were present. Including many women and children. The pro ceedings were conducted largely la Gaelic Count Plunkett, Proff. Ie valera and Arthur Griffiths were se lected as peace delegates. The aged. coont will probably go to Paris aione. The other two are Imprisoned. The declaration of Independence, read to the assemblage amid thunder ous and constant cheers, asserts that the Irish people alone have the pow er to make laws binding on the Irish people." ' ;. . ..c' ' , - , It demands the evacuation of Ire lend by the "foreign garison. All member of the parliament sol emnly rose after the document had been read and pledged themselves t use every effort to give effct to the declaration of Independence. Mention of the name of Count Jo seph Plunkett was cheered to tha echo. The name of Sir Edward Car son was greeted by hisses and catcalls EXPORTS HOLD IIP. DESPITE WAR STATUS WASHIXGTOX. Jan. 22. Despite drastic export regulations due to the war. total exports In the United State In 1918 showed a decrease on only 83. 000,000 as compared with 1917. Total exports for the year reached $6,150,000,000. the department or commerce today announced, and Im ports $3,031,000,000. a gain -of T. 000,000 over the previous year. TWO MEXICANS HELD FOR FRAUD ON BANK Two Mexicans. liatacae Estrada and Antone Gutierrex -were arrested today by Sheriff T. D. Taylor charged with the larceny of a certificate of deposit for $500 upon the First National Bank of Pendleton, belonging to E. Archu- discovered was reported to the bank , aIul Payment stopped. It Is also said !,hat Estrada later attempted to cash the ceriflcate at the bank. There Is a tnira man given as a party to the tht'ft. but his name has not been made public as he Is nofuitiler ar rest. " ' ... ' " Kstrada Was arraigned Oils murnlnt before Justice ,9! the l'eace i'arkva and .bonds were uUiced at $7 HO. The (Hen arrested Iwis .been purkliig at ltleth. H THEWEATHESl P .mm ' TXlcW TuUht and Wind lu Sou I hwewt. Maximum temperature, r. M illinium temperature, 43, V at her rUiudy. , Wind, southwest.