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TIIE SUNDAY OREGONIAN, PORTLAND, SEPTE3IBER
SCENES AT 1918 PENDLETON ROUND-UP.
SEES FIRE HORROR
Foolhardy Daredevil Pours Oil
t on Clothes, Mounts Horse
and Sets Himself Afire.
FEARFUL BURNS RESULT
. C. Jenkins Cmatllla Cowboy,
1'ho Has Bern Taking Hole of
The Kaiser," Sages Stunt
That Ma j- Be I'ntaL
FENDLETOX. Or, Sept 11. (Spe
cial.) Jamn C. Jenkins, who attempt
ed tbls afternoon to stage a (Ira ride aa
a feature for the trick riding at the
J.ound-up. may die as a result of
burns received when his horse balked
at the start of the ride.
Jenkins, who has been working on
the Will Wyrlck ranch, near here, all
Summer, has been taking the part of
me.- Kaiser." who Is roped by cowboys
and dragged around the track Just at
the start of the show. In addition to
taking- this treatment, he laid his plans
to put on a "firs ride." which he had
conceived as a stunt, and went ahead
. without notifying anyone except a
He admitted afterward that he had
never tried the thing before "In pub
lic." but he thought he could make It
II right. He wore over his underwear
two pairs of sox. two pairs of overalls,
a. corduroy suit and over these he
poured half a gallon of gasoline.
Hone Refuses to Itaau
So equipped, he lighted himself and
inounted bis horse, expecting that
he rode down the track, the breeze
thus created would fan the flames
away from him. When the horse re
fused to run. these flames shot up
over his neck and face. The attend
ants, not knowing what he had pre
pared to do. did not realise his danger
until he was badly burned. They then
ran him down, covered him with
blanket which he had provided as his
sole protection and tried to hold him.
He had Inhaled some of the fumes by
that time and broke away from them,
trying to run down the track in the
hopes of getting more air. They
caught him again and this time, with
the aid of a chemical extinguisher, put
out the flames, but not before he was
fearfully burned on the face, hands.
reck and arms. The rest of his body,
protected in part by his clothing, is
superficially burned, but there Is great
danger that his lungs are badly af
fected. He has a bare chance to live.
Sevea Kt Champloas Made.
Before a crowd that seemed to more
nearly approximate the 30,000 record
attendance on the last day last year
than the 27,000 that was given out as
the official estimate, seven new Round
up champions were made this after
noon, the last day of the ninth annual
frontier exhibition. They are
Cowboys' relay race A. Neylor, of
I'ortland, riding the Drumheller string.
three days time. 12:30 2-5.
Steer bulldogglng Ray McCarroll,
Fendleton, best time on two steers,
Cowgirls' bucking Katie "Wilkes Ca-
xtutt. on Bear Cat.
Steer roping Ed McCarty, Cheyenne,
bent time on two steers. 1:24-6.
Tony express Harry Walters, on the
Tar so as string, total time, S:33 3-5.
Cowgirls" relay Katie Canutt, thre
days time, 12:02 3-5.
Cowboys- bucking Hugo Strickland
pion. Is well known to Round-up
lower. He has ridden well all week
und lias been a good performer In sev-
cral other events. In the semi-finals
this afternoon he drew BUI Hart, a
wicked buckcr, and made a fine ride.
In the finals he drew Culdesac the
liorse that last year carried Yakima
Canutt to tho championship, and he
rod Culdesac to a finish. Second-place
man this year is "mysterious Arizona."
Rowland Warner of Walla Walla. He
baa made three good rides and the
erowd thought he was a champion.
Third man is Dave Campbell. Douglas,
Arizona. The fourth man to get Into
the 'lnals was Tex Smith of Dillon,
Drumheller Strlag Stroag,
The Drumheller string with Neylor,
I'ortland. riding, won the cowboys' re
lay race three days in succession. The
vlrls' relav. however, the most hotly
contested event of the programme this
year, was won handily by Katie Canutt
on the Parsons string, with Donna
Card, on the Drumheller string, a close
econd. and Bertha Blancett, on SIc
Cirty's string, third. The winning time
Tras the fastest ever made on a Round
tip track. The pony express race was
also a defeat for the Drumheller string
but a -lctory for tho McCarty string.
The girls' bucking was unusually good
1 lis year and Katie Canute champion
also In ISIS, rode well to get the title.
The Judges picked Ollle Osborn Lind
say for second place and Rose Smith
Ray McCarroll. Tendleton wrestler,
brother of the 1916 champion who made
excellent time yesterday In the event,
also made fair time today, although he
v is not able to make a record. Paul
Hastings was second.
In the roping. Eddie McCarty. of
Cheyenne, again made a fine exhibition
and with the advantage gained by his
work In record tlma yesterday easily
took the title.
Sergeant Tom Crimes, of Camp Lewis,
ras second and Thll Todcr third.
Patriotic Programme Fine.
Four companies of the Umatilla
Ouard and the military band took part
In the patriotic section of the Round
up programme and parade this morn
ing. The band has been one of the big
rources of entertainment throughout
the week, and its concerts on the street,
at the Round-up and at Happy Canyon
have been thoroughly enjoyed.
In the parade this year, on the big
saddle which usually carried the
Round-up queen, rode two youngsters
dressed as Liberty and Uncle Sara. This
float Immediately preceded the
Mothers day section, where marched
a long line of women who are waiting
for the return of their men from over
seas. The number of contestants this year
bes:de the longer line of Indians seem
ed dwarfed, especially since there were
a dozen or so missing men now In
Happy Canyon tonight will close
Round-up week for the year. The am
phitheater was packed early last night
and possibly a thousand people sought
standing room in order to see the show.
J Astoria Mothers Hold Parade.
ASTORIA. Or, Sept. 21. (Special.)
Mothers' day was observed In Astoria
with a parade, in which several hun
dred mothers, wives, sisters and daugh
ters of men "over Jhere" participated.
The procession, headed by the Coast
Artillery Band from Fort Stevens, pro
ceeded to the Courthouse Square, where
patriotic exercises were held and the
cornerstone for the proposed Liberty
iTempla was laid. .
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10 RESCUERS PERISR
U.S. Sailors Die Trying to Save
Torpedoed British Ship.
ENGLISH MONITOR SUNK
Twenty Killed and 57 Missing
Disaster Announced by Ad
miralty ; American Traw
ler Sent Sown.
WASHING TON", Sept. 21. Ten enlist
d men of the crew of the coast guard
cutter Seneca tost their lives Septem
ber 14 while attempting in a heavy sea
to save the British steamer Wellington,
which had been put In a sinking condl
tlon by an enemy torpedo, the Navy
Department was Informed tonight by
LONDON, Sept 21. A British monl
tor was sunk Monday aa she was lying
In harbor, the Admiralty announced to
day. One officer and 19 men were
killed and 57 men are missing and are
presumed to have been killed.
AN ATLANTIC PORT. Sept. 21. The
American steam trawler Kingfisher
was torpedoed and sunk 85 miles off
the North Atlantic Coast last night.
Captain Riley and his crew of 26 were
rescured and reached shore today.
Approximately SO bodies of sailors
killed when the transport Mount Ver
non was torpedoed recently 200 miles
off the coast of France have been
The Naval authorities are sending
them to the homes of relatives In vari
ous parts of the country.
BRITISH SUBJECT IS HELD
Harry Smith Said to Have Refused
to Bay Liberty Bonds.
Harry Smith, a British subject, is
held In the Federal corridor of the
Multnomah county jail pending further
investigation relative to alleged dis
loyal remarks made Friday to a liberty
bonds salesman. Smith was taken into
custody by the First Oregon Military
Police, after he had refused to buy
liberty bonds, and after he is alleged
to have made denunciatory remarks
about the American Flag. He was dis
charged from the planter the North
west Steel Shipbuilding Corporation be
cause of his stand, but persisted In de
livering the tirade. It Is said.
He has made application to become
a citizen of the United States, but Fed
eral officials have Intimated it would
HOOD RIVER NEEDS HELP
3000 Pickers Wanted to Save Big
HOOD RIVER, Sept, 21. Special.)
C. B. Green, here from the Portland of
fice of the Federal Labor Bureau to
open a. branch employment agency for
orchardlsts. will undertake to supply
5000 hands to save the Hood River
apple crop. With Mr. Green's office do
ing its best, it is expected that the la
bor shortage will be so acute in Oc
tober, when the harvest Is at its height,
that school children, store forces and
professional men will have to be called
upon to help.
Sines the war began approximately
600 men have left the valley for mill
tary service, and scores of families
hare gone to Portland and Seattle, the
men entering the shipyards.
- Wages for apple pickers this year
will be higher than ever before, Mr.
Green says. Further, the-apples are
clean and are running to large sizes.
Growers say adept pickers should earn
as much as 37.50 per day.
Five thousand apple pickers, packers
and sorters are needed in the Hood
River valley, according to announce
ment made yesterday by the United
States Employment Service, woman's
division. 306 City Hall. Picking will
begin about September 25.
Active people only are desired for
this work. Small children, aged per
sons and cripples cannot be utilized.
Boys and girls over 14 are particularly
desirable and can make good wagea
Women and girls are wanted aa sort-
ers in the packing houses.
REPRESENTATIVE SINNOTT .
Refusal to Approve Bonds of Irrigation
District la Oregon Declared
to Be Inconsistent.
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
Ington, Sept. 21. In a vigorous speech
in the House Cod ay, while the agricul
tural bill was under consideration. Rep
resentative Nicholas J. Slnnott. of Ore
gon, drew a sharp contrast between the
policy of the Administration in asking
for $40,000,000 from the Treasury to in
crease food production and the action of
the capital Issues committee In refusing
approval to the sale of bonds of the
Warm Springs irrigation district for
the enlargement of that irrigation proj
ect with consequent production of half
million bushels more wheat next sea
Mr. Slnnott quoted from press dls
patches stating that Secretary McAdoo
had indicated a willingness to loan 320,-
000,000 to the Boston & Maine Railroad,
All these facts, he asserted, show
anomalies and Inconsistencies in the
various departments and commissions
indicating a lack of co-ordination and a
want of appreciation of the true value
of practical food production enterprises.
He warned the country to be careful
that the Frankenstein that has been
created does not become a menace.
That Sionott'a remarks met the ap
proval of many members of the House
was indicated by applause from the
HAYWOOD IN NEW PLOT
I. W. AV. Leader Named In Case on
Trial at Omaha.
OMAHA. Neb.. Sept. 21. William D.
Haywood, head of the I. W. W., re
cently convicted In Chicago, now serv
ing a 20-year sentence in the Federal
Penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kan.,
was named, with 21 others, as co
conspirator in the examination of 28
I. AV. AV. prisoners who were indicted
by the Federal grand Jury in Omaha
The indictments were drawn along
similar lines to those used In the fa
mous Chicago cases.
Albany Schools Open Monday.
ALBANY. On., Sept, 21. (Special.)
Albany's public schools will open next
Monday for the year's work. Because
of tho number of young men in the
service attendance at the high school
Is expected to be somewhat less than
usual, but in the other departments an
increased enrollment is expected.
Big Order of Flour Bedded On.
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash-
'Most Men Never
Get Up and
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A lot of people figure this
Reid fellow for a big sissy
Well, get that out of your
mind He's a regular fellow
and puts up a bear of a fight.
invttn Kent. 31. iopecia.1.
conference with uepreseniau."
ley today tho Food Aammwireimn -clde'd
to order the purchase of C00.000
barrels of Pacific Coast flour for deliv
ery in October. This will require two
and a quarter million bushels of wheat
"My son had Inflammation of bowels
and was greatly bloated (with' gas).
After giving hira Adler-i-ka he is com
pletely CURED. Doctors did htm no
good." (Signed) M. Gerhard, Ferdinand,
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constipation. Prevents appendicitis. We
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Skldmore Drug Co., (and leading drug
a land will make available over 15,000 tons
of mill feed. Most of the flour will belships
Stop and Think Kidney Diseases
Killed 100,000 Last Year
Health Authorities Alarmed at Increasing Death Rate Each
Year From Kidney Diseases.
In pursuit of the mighty dollar, we
too often are absorbed in the topics of
the day, pleasure, etc, to stop and con
sider our health. Stop now think
kidney diseases caused 100,000 deaths
last year. Are you going to be included
in this year's toll? Why, you will ex
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authorities so concerned? The answer
is. we bolt down our food, take no
exercise, neglect our sleep and other
wise subject our system to all sorts of
abuse. Is it any wonder then the kid
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Poisons are constantly being created
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You may avoid considerable suffering
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