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VOL. 28 DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1916 NO 8878
IK THE VIRGINIA CAPES : PEOSltV OD TlM QflB BV
Were Five Miles Away
WILL WORK AL0N6 COAST
tfeptaln Kooning Intend to Enter
Fort If Too Hotly Pursued by Al
lied I'uin.l win Dive Into At
lantic When Sure Hoct la Avoided.
NORFOLK. Aug. . The Deut
sohlund haa vanished A single dis
appointed British warship lay oft
Henry lighthouse thla morning.
No other vessel waa visible. The
Deutschland submerged a mile out
alde the capes. The nearest block-1
ader wtal five mllea distant. The tut;
Timmuns witnessed the submersion. I
She returned to Norfolk this inoih
Ing. Weather conditions still favor the j
allied patrol. It Is clear. with a I
slight breeie. Captain Hlnch, of the'
Interned Herman liner Nekkur. fol-1
lowed the submarine aboard the tug,
Tlmmoiui He said Captuln Koenigj
and the crew gave three cheers for
America before submerging Koe-!
nig descended la-t, shouting u fare
well an he vanished, lllnch remark-
ed: "That's the last of her until she
Captuln Cullisnn of the lug Tim-:
m.ru said. "I am glad she's gone.' !
It Is understood that Captain Koe
nlg planned to work hla way alni.;;
the coa-t north and south after sub
erglng. He Intends to enter port It
the allied patrol hotly pursues. He.
desires to drive Into the Atlantic when
no la sure the patrol has been avoid
id. The cruiser North Carolina was
ordered ,from the capea today. It Is
Indicated that the government bellcv-j
ed the dangers of neutrality violation'
KILLS 25; 14 MISSING
atlDDLEBORO, K . Aug. 3. A
i loudburst hit Barren Virlley killing
-o Nine corpses were recovered.
Fourteen are missing.
Kvery house within a six mile urea j
was destroyed Two Southern rali
WftJ bridges were smashed. The
property damage is several thousand j
Tazewell. Tennessee, citizens have or
ganized rescue parties and are hunt-;
Ing for bodies. J
Umatilla Man Will
Open Store at Doris
Arthur J Means, well known young
merchant of Umatilla, yesterday aft
rni.un announced the completion of
(dans for the opening of the HIM gen
eral merchandise store In the new
townslte of Doris, adjoining Rleth.
He has purchased a lot Just opposite
the present depot and will begin at
.ru e upon the eerctlon of a two-story
The building will be 24 by 60 feet In,
dimensions. Work will be started (
within a few days and Mr. Means ex
pects to open for business with a full
line of general merchandise staples
within thirty days. He will leave the
lost of the weel? for Portland to at
tend Buyers' Week and purchase his
Mr. Means has been In the mer
cantile business at Umatilla for the
poet few years and has sold his busi
ness to his father, H C. Means, who
will continue it.
Walla Walla Will Not Stage
Frontier Exhibition This Year
A alia Walla will not put on a fron
tier show this year. This was ihe
positive announcement made thla
morning to the East OTegonlnn by
A. K. Alexander of the Up-to-'Vhe-Ttir.ei
Magazine of Walla Walla, and
lis c.u'ms to make the atatemen; with
a in I orlty.
"The Walla Walla people do not
want to stage any more wild west
show, and, In fact, the people of
that city have never been behind the
shows of that character which have
been held In the past few years
there," he said. "They acknowledge
the RounU-Up is the peer of all shows
of Its kind and you will find that
Walla Walla will send a monster dele
gation to your seventh exhibition."
I nnllllrllTn mnr ill ! mm, . w w ar
AKbumtniu mAUt in
BOUNDARY DISPUTE r-4
HERMIKTON AMI ol I Villi OP
POME STAN FIELD'S PETI
TION; COURT TO RE
After llatenlng to arguments fol
and against the petition asking that
certain portions of the Hamilton
and Columblu school districts be
added to the Stanfleld district, Coun
ly Judge Marsh and Commissioner
Cockburn today decided to reserxe
Judgment until they had conferred
with County Superintendent Youn1-,
who la a member of the boundai J
board. Mr. Young Is lu Portlund
now but will return within a few
Hermlatun In remonstrating, con
tended that the petition for the
.hanging of the boundaries was not
legally sufficient aa the signers arc;
not qualified voters. From tn
quity standpoint, the Heruilston rep-l
resentatives claimed that the cutting!
off of the two sections, assessed at'
118,910, would be unjust inasmuch a
there Is a 3u,UU(.i bonded Indebted- .
ness against the district Moreover,
they contended, the majority af prop
arty owners in the two sections pre
fer to rema n In the Hermlston .11"-1
trlct because It Is closer. They con-,
("tided also that theer are hut two,
families In this disputed territory an., i
that one Is not a legul voter and tic'!
other Is opposed to the change.
Hemlston waa represented bv J. H.
Young, school clerk; C. B. Mc.Naught.
ashler of the Heruiiston bunk. J. D.
Watson, u member of the school
board, W. J Warner, attorney, and;
Henry Sommerer appeared for the'
Columbia district and represented!
thut most of the residents and prop-j
erty owners in the four sections pro
posed to be taken away from them
are opposed to the cnange.
PfOf. W. C. Howard. It. A. Holte. I
cashier of the Stanfleld bunk, andi
J. R, Haley, local attorney, repre-(
sented Stanfleld It was their con-i
tention that the territory affected is
tributary to Stanfleld commercially
and that the people affected prefer
to send their children to the Stanfleld
schools. Children from the Colum
bia dlatrlcl attended the Stanfleld
schools last year, they said, and the
Columbia district paid the Stanfleld
district for receiving them However,
the Columbia district received more
oney In taxes than was paid to Stan
field, thus making a profit, they de
clared. Mr. Sommerer. In answer to
this, stated that only the children of
one family were sent to Stanfleld and
that because their neighbor had the
contract for running a school bus In
Mrs. Maggie Franz
is Called by Death
Following an illness of several
weeks, Mrs. Moggie Le Broche Frinz.
aged 64, pioneer resident of Athena,
passed away at St Anthony s hos
pital this morning at 10 o'clock. The
deceased was born In Walla Walla
December 28, 1861. and has lived at
Athena for the past 34 years.
She Is survived by her husband.
Alfred Franz, a daughter. Mrs. M -try
Baddly of Touchet, and Frank Bon!
fcr, a half-brother, of Agnes, Mont
The body was taken to Athena for bu
rial. The funeral will be held a' the
Catholic church In Athena. Monday
morning, at 10 o'clock.
According to Mr Alexander, those
chiefly interested in putting on the
Walla Wnlla frontier show In the past
three years have either departed from
the city or retired from the organ
ization. The business men, he states,
have discouraged all attempts to re
organize for repenting shows of this
Mr. Alexander Is a great personal
booster of the Hound-Up and the
magazine with which he is connected
has consistently exploited Pendleton's
great show wl'hout ever I cent of re
ward Several stories of the ap
proaching show have already been
published In It and in the September
number another article with Illustra
tions will be run.
All the trolley lines of The Bronx,
a borough of 4OO.U00 persons w ithin i
the city of New York, were tied up
when the . ..mill, tors and motormen I
HEAVY LOSSES ON
French Mate Material Gains South
of Fleury Slaughtering Scores of
RUSSIANS HEARING KOVEL
Teutons) Attempt Counter Attack ut
SntorgPti Itut arc Driven Off ill Dis
order. Abandoning Ma, Inn. (inns
and Rifles Many Prisoner Taken.
PARIS, Aug. 3 - Sergeant Shainat
of the French aeroplane corps has de
stroyed two Herman machines on the
Somme front. This makes his total
eight. Another German aeroplane
was defeated near Chauny. The com
munique detailed material French
gains smith of Fleury. The French
tuptured seven hundred Hermans.
derm Ml losses since July 13 have
been exceptionally heavy. All regi
ments have been reformed. South of
the Somme derm ah counters near Es
tlees were repulsed. On the right
bank of the M etise the Hermans vio
lently countered but were beaten
everywhere. The French fir1 slaugh
PETROQRAD, Aug. 8. It is an
nounced that a Herman attack at
Smorgen was beaten. The Russians
discovered gas clouds approaching and
rushed reinforcements. Many Her
mans died attempting to penetrate the
barbed wire. They retreated, aban
doning machine guns and rifles. The
Russians are within II miles of Kovel.
LONDON, Aug. 3 Httlg reported
that the British continued consolidat
ing the ground recently gained. There
Is constant artillery fire on both sides.
The Hermans exploded a small mine
near BOUChei at dawn. There was no
BERLIN. Aug. I. It Is announced
that British and French attacks have
failed. The official statement said
"Strong F.ngllsh attacks on both sides
of the Albert Itaupaume road eust of
Tronee wood collapsed. French ad
vances near Harleaux und Estrees
"Between Maurepu and the som
me several French assaults were
made. We remained masters after
stubborn fighting. The enemy only
succeeded in penetrating t.. Monacu
farm and also a trench section in the
north. The enemy were completely
repulsed at Thluumont work, south
east of Fleury. They temporarily
broke our lines. The French suffer
ed heavy losses. The enemy obtained
a footing on Pepper ridge, southwest
of Fleury. They recaptured a trench
In the section lost Tuesday in Laufee
forest. On the eastern front the Rus
sian advances on both sides of Lake
struck. Rioting followed the first
day of uctlon, and this photograph
shows striker after hi arrest bleed,
iBg from I fight.
ON ROAD STRIKE
Commissioner Chambers and Board
Will Discuss the Threatened Tie
ARBITRATION IS RESENTED
Ilrotlicrhood Members are Prepared
to light Mediation lions Adminis
tration OftleiulH Believe situation
4 SALEM, Aug 3 The stale put.-
lie service commission has pass- 4
ed a resolution urging the rail- 4
roads and traalnmen to submit 4)
their differencial to aloltratlon.
They said a general strike
would cause great public bard-
WASHINGTON, Ann. 3. Wilson
has requested a conference between
Commissioner Chambers and the arbi
tration board. It is believed he in
tends to discuss the threatened rail
road sink.' Administration officials
believed the situation is most danger
ous. If the railroads are tied un
country -wide privation Is believed the
Should the president force arbitra
tion he incurs the resentment of sev
eral hundred thousand workers. If
he falls to bring about arbitration he
faces a paralysed transportation sys
tem bringing tremendous business
confusion and vast suffering, The
president is promptly informed , re
garding ever development. When
the count of the tralnmens strike vote
Is completed the federal board if
Mediation plans to instantly offer its
Illinois Man Named
as Head of K. P. at
JOHN BROWN ELECTED StT
OHARliHS DAVIS, VICT.
PORTLAND, Ore.. Aug. .'. -The
Pythlans elected John Hown ol
VandoJia, Illinois, supreme chancel
lor. Charles S. Davis of Denver, was
elected supreme vice chancellor of
the Knights of Pythias on the first
ballot. William Ladew of New York,
on the second.
Hanging at Pentonvi Prison
General Strike of
Looms in Prospect
MTTKBURG UNIONS O.UT AND
st. 1n is ON verge srp
PORT PLEDGED TO
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 3. Union
officials declared that a general cul
I inary workers' strike throughout the
1 country threatened. Pittsburg waiters
have already quit. The St. Louis
' unions demanded a six day week. Out
.side unions have pledged support to
I the San Francisco strike.
East End Fair Wants
The annual Hudson Bay and East
End Fair, which is to be held at
Unmplne on September 7 and 8, will!
not only surpass all of its fprerunners
but will be one of the most complete
fairs ever held in the county, accord
ing to C E. Simond of Freewater. He
wants Pendleton people to take not'ee
of it and to make their plans to at
Governor Withycombe is to deliver
an address on the Sth, he states, hav
ing accepted the invitation extended
to him The fair management is
making a feature of industrial club
work and will seek to secure as many
exhibits as possible from the school
children who have been engaged In
this branch of activity. Pigs and
poultry exhibits especially are want
ed. The management will provide
free transportation to and from Free
water for all industrial club exhibits
coming by rail providing notice is
sent to R. E Bean a few days in ad
vance. American Statesmen
of Irish (Nationalist
WASHINGTON. Aug, t. Senator,
Martin denounced the British execu
tion of Casement. He said: "W
must expect barbarism from bar'iar-i
ians." Phelan declared that Case-!
ment had committed no wrong to
condemn him in the world's eyes. He
said the crown had committed a se-1
ROUND-UP BRINGS AN
INCREASE OF BUSINESS
Net Profit of Pendleton Mer
chant Show Bigger Bal
ance After Big Show.
What has the Round-Up meant tn
the merchants of Pendleton is a ques
tion which has oftimes been asked.
In terms of money, the value cannoi
be estimated exactly, but the mer
chants know from their Increased
business that the Round-Up
has had no small share in contribut
ing to their net profits.
One phase of business developed
here since the fame of the great
frontier exhibition has spread un'il
It reaches the four corners of the
United Slates has been the mail order
business. The business referred to is
the highly colored cowboy and cow
girl shirts, bandanos. and the famous
During the past year Charles Bond
of Bond Brothers, says his firm h.-U
received many orders from the fron
tier exhibitions at Los Angeles and
Salt Lake and from many of the cir
cuses which have added wild west
features to the big tent show. The
last large order which the Pendleton
firm received wa-s from Irwin Broth
ers of New York, who are to stage a
production In Madison Square. New
This feature of increased business
for Pendleton la outside Of the extra
food Which must be purchased here
to satisfy the pangs of hunger of the
Round-Up crowds and the new h:its.
suits, and shoes which are aWayi pur.
chased so that all may appear tn
their best bib and tucker for the
LONDON, Aug. 3 Sir Roger Case
ment's lost words, "I die for my
country,'' were spoken while fear
lessly awaiting the drop. Only a few
officials witnessed the hanging He
died in ten minutes. The Penton
vllle prison bell tolled at seven min
utes after nine a. m., indicating the
trap had been sprung. The crowd out
side cheered and groaned. Casement
wore his own clothes instead of the
prison garb. He helped the execu
tioner adjust the noose, and pinion
his limbs. He exclaimed: "Lord
have mercy on my soul." The cor
oner's inquest returned a verdict of
"death by hanging." Prison Gover
nor Davis testified that death was
Barber Ellis sprang the drop. A
hempen dope was used despite Case
ment's appeals for a silken cord. Sev
eral Irish women In the rear of the
Jail attempted a demonstration. The
guards hustled them away. Witnesses
said Casement went to his deatn
calmly. Fathers Ring and Carey ac
The sensational Jump in the wheat
icarket yesterday resulted in the sell
ing of 250.000 bushels of club wheat
at 95 cents a bushel in Pendleton. H.
W. Collins was the purchaser and the
w heat was practically all 1916 wheal.
V nlar wheat, which, the farmers of
the n -rthwest have been confider.My
expecting, made its appearance in
At Chicago the wheat market dos
ed with a sensational advance of six'
and an eighth to six and a quarter
cent! a bushel in the pride of Sep-i
ten'ber and December dellverie of
wneai. indicating that the trade does)
not anticipate lower prices, at least !
for an extended period.
Dmiige to the wheat crops in thej
middle west, coupled with the in
creased demand from the southeast'
are considered the contributing ?aus-j
es for the sharp advance.
Black Rust is said to be playing
Nine Building Permits
in July Total $16,355
CITY REC ORDER'S REIDRT
SHOWS PENDLETON Is IN
Thirty-one arrests were made dur
ing July, according to a report made
by City Recorder Thomas Fitx Ger
ald to the council at their meeting
last night. During the month $23i
was collected in fines. Seventeen li
censes amounting to a revenue o:
J1S3 were allowed.
While there were only nine build
ing permits during the month yet the
value of the permits acounts to 116,
355. June was unusual In that there
were 39 permits Issued Five side
walk permits were granted.
Showing that Pendleton is a healthy
city, there were only four burial per
mits Issued during July.
On July 1st. the Seattle office of the
IxMlgerwood Manufacturing company
was moved from IIT-lt Western ave
nue to new quarters at S3-S5 Colum
French Secretary Says Six
American Made U-Boats Have
Crossed Sea U nder Own Power
IXM ANGKLE8, Aug. 3. IamiUi Toulon. I Ian. v. month befor.
Rouquctto, tinder se-retary of tin- the iit-iit.sclilund CMtM Tin- voyair,.
French department of commenv. do-, look fourtivn dats and w wilJi....t
clared that six American made sub-1 aceident. Houqiatie. Is hero lists brur
marine crossed the Atlantic under i the French wtiuhtt at me mm Itarafi
Uietr own power from New- York to Fair.
Fair tonight. Friday
probably fair, Sunday
Maximum temperature. mini
mum. 43; rainfall. 9; wind, west,
freah; weather, clear
companied him to the scaffold. Case
ment appeared slightly nervous when
leaving his cell, hut there were no
signs of a breakdown. He smiled
gravely, remarking: 'It Is a beauti
ful morning." Several Irishmen out
side kneeled and prayed fervently
during the bell tolling. Several
watchers cheered, waving their hats
While the government maintains
silence as to the efforts made on be
half of Sir Roger, it is know n that pe
titions were received as late as yes
terday. The foreign office says no
communication has been received,
from the state department at Wash
ington requesting a reprieve.
The whole subject surrounding Sir
Rogers case has been seriously con
sidered by the cabinet and the deter
mination to let the law take its course
proved unalterable. The decision of
the government caused some sur
prise as the opinion had become wide
spread that the sentence of Sir Rog
er would be commuted at the last
ment to life imprisonment.
HERE AT 95 CENTS
havoc with the wheat crops in lead
ing American centers as well as Can
ada, and only a fractional crop of
wheal had been expected is now be
lieved possible- in Europe.
M tar. while wheat conditions ire
Improving every day in the north
west and estimates in place of being
lowered are being .aised.
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 3. Michael
Francis Doyle, Casement's lawyer has
Issued a statement In reply to Lord
nooert i ecu s statement of yesterday.
ne said: "To use the Irish uprising as
an excuse to execute Casement Is ab
solutely uncalled for. The indict
ments on eight counts referred to al
leged acts committed In Germany.
Therefore the witnesses should come
from Germany, sir Emery Blackwell.
under secretary of home affairs, has
informed me the government would
not permit that to be done."
Doyle denied that evidence con
nected Casement "in any way" with
the Sein Fein rebelion.
at Crisis Tonight
The matter of the tenure of Mis
Sabra L Nason as county librarian
will probably be the principal matter
coming before the library board at Its
regular meeting this evening.
A few weeks ago at an adjourned
meeting a motion was passed asking
for the resignation of Miss Nason by
August L Members of the board fa
vorable to her retention have been ar
tive In trying to rescind or modify this
action and considerable feeling has
been aroused. Miss Nason has not re
signed. At the previous meeting the entire
board was not present. All of the
eleven members, with the exception of
Mrs. A. J. Owen, are now in the city
urui win probably be present this eve
nlna Th,. members here are Mrs
Ulna H. Storgts chairman Mrs. F I
Judd. Mrs. N'orltorn.. - 1 Mm
lO, M. Rice, Mrs. J. A Fee. Mrs C. P
I Colesworthy. c. P. strain. 1). U.
Phelps. Judge C H .Marsh and Cast
! mlssloner Cockburn.