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DAILY EVENING EDITION
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Number oi copies printed of yesterday's
This paper Is a inemfter nnt audited
the Audit Hurt-nil of Circulations.
DAILY EVENING EDITION
The JCaat OrciDiliR I Rasters Or
Son greafet nwp--r and; aa
iIikk force gives to th advertisers
over nvlcr th guaranteed paid atreu
lutitin in PeadUton anil Umatilla coua
ly of any thr ifwipr.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPKR
CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PEIiDLETON. OREGON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11 1919.
MINERS RETURN IN OGLING NUMBERS; CONSERVATION MUST CONTINUE MONTH
COAL IN TRANSIT IS ESM '
TO CITY; 45 TONS AVAILABLE;
ADDITIONAL RELIEF IS NEAR
DETROIT'S EXCLUSIVE CICLES HIT BY NEWBERRY
One Thousand Pound Lots is Maximum Allowed to Household
ers; Administration Puts in Hands of Dealers Who Know
Situation; Greenhouse Allotment Cut, Power Curtailed.
REPORTS OF TWO-DAY
ATTACK OF VILLISTAS
Forty-five totm of Itock l-'prinKK
conl, connlK.ied io walla WuWii, wna
released to i undicton lunt nik'hl upon
IcIcKriipl.i..' order from the rcxlnnul
full director to Mayor ..ohn
Yucghbn. , Tin coal will i.e fold to
local ci'ii'-nnnTH by any of ihc fuel
dealer in town but all rfU pat
throttkli tin' xcnlox at tin- Smyihe
Conl hi lomi iound lots Ik Hip niux-
l.num allowed to houwlolilr wtw
ur without any fuel tupplv. "ihi- Four Hundred Insurgents Said
ouantity will ba delivered for 7.2r, i
nod perHnni, who end a ConM)';ttteo
for their supply may get It for $S.r,n.
The conl Is nut stxn and In hulk, not
Ill Dealer IIiiimK
Adminlittratlon of thin carload w .i
turned orer to the dealer bj Hayur
Vauffhan today. Ho has not appoint
ed a dictator to handle the supply
but Is relylnx on the dealers to hoc
that none with a fuel supply gets any
of this carload.
'Ihe demurs know- who has a win
ters rupply and who is in need, It. :.
Chloupek of the flmythe-Loruman
Co.. said today. No matter where an
order Is placed, it will o over the
scales and drivers will lie Instruct". 1
not to lao coal at any house where
there is a supply of any consequence.
Additional lt,.fo.f Near.
Additional relief from the coal
shortiiKc here is In slsht soon, de al
ers lay. The Van l'ctten Lumber Co.,
Which lia.i one carload on the (rack,
to Have Taken Town of Mus
quiz, Looting Stores, Hold
ing Citizens as Hostages.
, HAGUE f 'ASH. Tex., Dec 11. Re.
! ports of a two-day attack of 4MI VII
llatas upon the t'arranza Kariison at
Muaquia, 10U miles southwest of Hlc
dras NiKias were received here today
, The Insnncents. under Hlpollto Villa
are said to huve taken the town. They
;iirc looting stoieH and holding sever.
prominent citizens iis-hostnKc . Tin
attack occurred Tuesday a ml coB'l.i
U d imp Weiliicsday.
Thirty Vllllstns and several federal
troops ure reported to have he -n
killed. The reported attack was plan
ned to avenge the execution of fjen
eral l-lllpe Angeles at Chihuahua
I'arranxlslas are gathering at Ri.lv-
lis, miles froni f, ,.
IS attack OI) the Villi!.-... mm bImm ... .
expecting a release from the rational I Inf OroenteO ta arrive. The gniriaon is
director at any moment. The 11. It, (aid to Include onlv n man,
ruirmugn i o.. nas a carload between
" ALLAN A. TZMTLETOV Tf?UVA V. VfWBCfiRY
&MJL. H. HflJG TttXNIC MX,jQIF1
11. Indict- r- . V- Oaa.
WILLIAM FRAKER, 93
TODAY, PIONEER IN
VILLAGE BACK IN 71
Willi. i m i'-rakfr, who la cole
hratlnK hiM ninety-third hlrthday
today, Kay he Ik looking Into the
future and nut the pant. Mr. Fra
ker Ik hate and hearty, despite
ome little diacomfort from rheu
matism. He retains hla eyealjrht I
and enjoys reading the dally i,. -pera.
h ii Mr, Kntker cama to I'en
dletfin in 1871, there were hut It
familiea in the little hamlet. The
houaea, wein grouped tofffffbar
near the sjmt where Hotel Pen
dleton mw Ktanda. Mm. Aura
Coodman, one of thi- early plo
neera, whh propria tre of the
Ooodnwn Houhc, the city's fi'M
Air. Fraker reeailK firt mottloji
I-t Uvermore here 4 years aco.
other families which made up the
village were thoae of Colonel La
Dow, father of (. I. LDo, Jude
Hiilley, first Judge in L'riiatlll.i
county; Sheriff o. F. Thomp.n.
father of Aaa Thomiison; Will
Switzlt-r, Van Shull, lr Dickinson,
Colonel Barker ind Jamew Moore,
first county clerk of I'matilla
Mr. Fraker aa he never ex
pected to see Pendleton reach its
present size. "When I think of
the old days when o n i y a few
families madei up the town,"
reminisced Mr. Fraker, "I can
hardly believe that It is the eame
Pendleton where we pioneered in
GIGANTIC STRIKE MACHINERY
! IS CARRIED FORWARD BY OWN
IMPETUS; NOTICE IS AWAITED
Normal Operation Expected by Next Week But Restrictions
Must Remain in Effect Until New Reserve is Acquired;
Empties Will be Rushed to Mine Fields Immediately.
CUTLER MAY WRESTLE
NICK OE COURT HERE
INDIAN APOI.IH. Deo. 11 The art --;inti
strike machinery of the I int..!
Mine Workers ia attll o-mg carried
forward today by its own Impetus !
I spite the fact that ita power waa ahut
oft by its engineer yooterday. Indi
cations are that the coal atrike. tech
nically. ended when the miner' off! -clals
accepted President Wilson s pro -poaal.
Actually, however,' It will con
tinue until formal notice of the decis
ions has been received by the miners
Iteporta from the conl fields todu
show that the men ire rearmndtna; to
the call to return to the mines only in
scattering communities. onfidence is
expressed, however that operrttiqn
will Income normal next waek-
Only a few stragglers are returning
Pennsylvania. In -
Ml Michigan miners
DETROIT. Mich.. Dec
mcnts for conspiration In connection
with the Mection of I. 8. Senator Tru
man H. Newberry, of Michigan, ex
tended into Detroit'! exclusive Crosse
Huntington and Pendleton which can
be put on aale na aoon as It arrives na
the government haa not commnn
There will be no duplication of or
ders and no favoritism shown, the
dialers say. Whether the handling
of the situation without a one-man
head will satisfy all la the question
which some are already asking, how
ever. The fuel men have the back
ing of the mayor and expect to have
the system work out harmoniously.
;rceiuioii Supply Oit.
Oreenhousea and vegetable forcing a foot
industries are to be allowed sufficient of the
coal to keep plants from freezing, but
not enough to permit the regular op
eration of the industries, says an or
der received at the O.-W. H. & X. to
day from the fuel administration.
The furnishing of power to manu
facturing plants which purchase pow
er produced by coal shall at once In
Senator Newberry, multi-mill ion
ilre, was secretary of the nnw under
A1UMt A. Tcmap'eton im president of
Detroit Poard of Commerce. He
Newberry's campaign mana ser.
'aul H. "King. referee In bank-
r iptcy for the eastern district of Mich
e cleaning the snow off igan, was an ardent Newberry sup
ndteton business houses pt rter.
p in most ch.rina . 1 n.,u
cases that it kept the jight from shin- !in.i i,r(lir . LJZ-Z 't v-
the roofs of
looay. I he snow was ao fie
fug through sky. lights.
The American Flag which hangs in
out of the Pendleton poM office haa
f snow in its folds. The end
flag Is OO-tUrhl in one of ( 1
lights of the building, ami the festoons
form a poc ket for the snow.
Frank Plair. president of the I'nion
Trust Company. Is one of Michigan's
most prominent bankers.
COLO, MERCURY AT 12;
CHANGE IS EXPECTED
Charley Culler, the man who
(brought out Jeaa WUlard. may be
brought to Pendleton to wrestle next
: Tuesday night, -according: to Loyd Ire
: land, local wrestling pfomoter. Cutler
1 is a heavyweight and was once an aa-
pirant for the heavyweight crown.
Xlck DeCourt, who is now In La
Grande where he has been meeting
Mike Howard and others. Is the op-
iwivm uck-u oui mr utier, accora- to work in minola
nig 10 ireiano. j ians tor me matcn rttana and Ohio
are tentative so far aqrt depend upon ;ire i.n- k however The Ka.na ilta
.the attitude f local wrestling fana and ation is complicated by the state opr-
the possibility of .getting permiaeion atlon of mines.
! to nave the theater that night. RoMneflaiM
are expected to continue several weks
until such time as another rewrve la
CHICAGO. ee. 11. Fuel reatric
tions today continue in force through
out the entire middle west. Official
of the railroad and fuel administra
tions said tbt conservation wtjl bo
necessary for at least one month. No
general lifting of the ban on IndUAt
MRS. M. 0. ORANGE
CALLED BY DEATH
to 1 nlitiiK .
wife nf M.
.range, affeil 14. the
Orsnsre of Pilot Rock.
HrlBht sunsino is nioderati.iB Pen- 'lied last night' at St. Anthony's h.is- anu coill.1 De expected ilesplt.
lleton w.,.,hee ...... ..I. nits I TS. ..r He ..h . -i.- - en1 f ,he ''0al the "aid.
jthoUKh the temperature is only 12 He- as embolism. ,',?" nf,o sM'nl,'M' f"m ,h"
, . Illinois mines may arrive in Chicaao
atmosphere ,s -range ,s survea ny n,r nus- by nex( week Qn a
ol unpa-amo cma. iast nignt tne -r,.. weas o,u in. o.n- cannot expected before -hrtatmaa.
according to the experts
citari.es i i.ovn
made their first annearance
this year on Pendleton streets this,
morning. Most of the vehicles of thin i
type are driven Ty farmers from out-"f-t"wn.
who have found it necessarv
curtailed to place such plants in the tn abandon the aOtOtttOby because of ,
ine neep snow in the roade. While
some Pendleton automobiles are find- '.
ing It a hard winter, most of the cars :
are still on duty.
AMERICAN WITHDRAWAL OPENS
DOORS FOR IMMEDIATE ENTENTE
FOR FRANCE, BRITAIN, ITALY
; grees above zero, the atmosphere is Mrs. (range is survived by her hus-
j not unpleasantly cold. Last night the hand, and a three weeks old aon. Oth-
i mercury sank to four degrees above tr relatives are her mother. Mrs. Hou-
; zero. Just two degrees colder than who-Uvea in Pilot Rock, and Mrs.
(Tuesday night. 'CScore Osrealson. of Portland.
The snow, which is mrlttng a trifle Mrs. Orange was a teacher in the
land Which is growing slightly slushy Pilot Kock schools until her marriage
j on the sidewalk" measures IS inches, i year ago to Mr. Orange,
j No snow has fallen today and flie sky Funeral services will be held to
lls celar and blue. imorrow at Pilot Rock with Rev. J. T.
Major Iee Moorhouse. official Bickford officiating-,
weather observer, says that with the
barometer at 29.63 and still rising, tne
weather Is liable to change soon. He
refuses to predi. t whether the ther-
momcter will rise or fall, but says
jth.it the "sun-dogs" which were vis
lible this afternoon, usually mean cold
j Trains are stil! hampered by the
snow. No. 6. due here at 7:20 a. m..
did not arrive in Pendleton until
12:45 today. No. 19, due here at
T:to a. m., arrived at 10:30 a. m. No.
1 7, scheduled to reach Pendleton at
11:25 a. in., will arrive at 6:30 p. m.
PORTLAND SHIVERS WITH
MERCURY AT 14 ABOVE
1 nipt - to 1U tttisltcil.
The railroad administration today
arranged to rush aU"emptleft to the
mine fields immediately in ordfer that
the least possible delay may I - ex
perienced when production actually
starts. Reports from middle-western
fields indicated that radicals will not
be sufficiently atrona- among the
miners to prevent a general return to
same situation as if they were using
coal, the order say a further.
The order says that packing estab
lishments shall be supplied with suf
ficient coal from day to permit them
to continue slaughtering, refrigerating
and packing. This is only on condi
tion that they cease using coal for by
Many PaodlatOII familial are RoinK
to lied early these odd nlffhta, ns a
means of saving fuel and t.i aid also
in the 'C'lnservMtliin of electricity. In
several instances, special effort is he
inv made to assist the Power A Llfbi
Co., In saving liaht rind one family re
ports thai they are using coal oil.
Premier Clemenceau Arrives in London Presumably for Com
pleting Alliance and Arranging New Organization to Su
persede Supreme Council, Now Considered Broken Up.
LONDON, Dec. 11- Premier Clem
ceau of France anil Premier Uoyd
if Prltain went Into confer
i he government offlcea in
si root today.
DELTA OWNER TO FACE
CHARGES SAYS CHIEF
WASHINGTON', Ilec. 11. Pi evi
dent WUMH is Krcatty improved. Dr.
Orayaon announced today.
Amateur photographer, are out in
j force today and are taking advantage
i of the clear weather while getting
! pleturaa of Pendleton's snow. Some
of the best scenic effects are along j
the I'matilla river, which Is partially , shoe department the demand Is es
Several suits of clothes, tw o pair nf frozen and which Is overhung by trees J peoially henvy as whole families ure
shoes, two furs, shirls and other weir- heavily laden with snow. oulfilted with heavy footwear and
ing apparel were appropriated last i loverahoaa In many eases local peo-
nlght bjr n thief or thieves who hroko stores are doing a rushing bUSIlMM pie were unprepared for the dee p
into Alexander. It is me mini roo- in line of heavy clothing, shoes, leg- snow and conseiiuently tin
bery thi store has suffered In recent fins, overshoes and ruhlier. In the poring for the worst.
ICntrunce to Iho hullding was affect- i '
ed frcm abova, through breaking n I
skylight. The robbers then broke
open a door, after getting Inside, and
made away with the articles. A check
was being made today to ascertain
Just how much was taken.
Sheriff Til Taylor and Chief At ;
Itolierts examined the premises this
morning and have lines out for the
capture of the thief or thieves.
ED I. KKEN
ALL ROOMS ON LIST ARE
CALLED FOR EACH NIGHT
Complaint will be lodged against
George Oray. owner of the Delta, for
alleged breaking of the rule closing
all eating houses at 9 o'clock during
the present emergency. Chief of Police
Roberts declared today. The chief
avers that the Delta was open between
LONDON. rec. II. Premier Clem- H o'clock last night and 1 o clock this
enceau of Prance, arrived here today, i morning and served food to between
He came by train from Dover, affer a I 50 and 6i persons who had been at
ptojrmy channel crossing In a deatroy- j tending a dance.
r. The premier appeared in the best j Word that the shop would be open
6f spirits after the dance was circulated at the
The press and British officials are! dance by some person, the chief al
ufantmoua in declaring the Tiger's leges. He says he has evidence suffi
visit had two prime objects in view c!ent to file a complaint with City At- j
lath caused h the withdrawal of thaltotnay Fee when he returns from Sa-A-Tnerlcan
delegation from the peace ! 1cm.
conference. According to Chief Roberts story.
Council and Allium at, tlray requested Mayor Vnughan ;
The first was the arrangement of n 1 last evening to grant him a special dis
pi w organisation t sup- rsede the su-f pensjitlon. The three were in con
Dteme council, which in the opinion ference and the mayor took the re
If) off ici.il Circles here is broken U ' cuiest under ad Isement . loiter he
hv the American departure. decided acaiust aibwing the permit
The aeeond w.is ihe completing of and sent the hief to notify Mr
Dei ii, it,. BeMaenaenl at thu-e.
WASHINGTON, Dec. ll We must
all work together to see that a settle
ment, just and fair to everyone la
reached without delay.'" President Wil
son declared today in a telegram to
acting President John I.. Lewis, of the
I'nlted Mine Workers. He expressed
appreciation of their "patriotic e
tion'' In ending the atrike.
Announcement o members of the
commission to investigate miners
wages and operators profits will be
made at the White House after Attor
ney General Palmer returns late to
day or tomorrow. White House offi
cials stated definitely today that a
third man on the committee will not
be connected with the government.
The secretary of the treasury la di
rected to submit to the aenate a state-
ment of dividends paid during 1917
(and 191& by bituminous coal mining
PARIS The Chamber of Deputies concerns, in a resolution which Menu
of the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg tor Johnson, of South Dakota, offered
has decided to "adopt" Verdun. today.
PORTLAND, Deo. 11. With the
mercury at 14 above zero, Portland is
still shivering today in the coldest De
cember weather in her history. The
city is threatened with a milk and
fuel famine, it being impossible to
make deliveries. The snow increased
last night. Most of the street car
lines are again open. The weather
has been clear all day and will be
open by night. The Southern Pacific
train service will be resumed this aft
ernoon. All main lines are now clear.
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON IS CHOSEN TO
PLAY HARVARD ON PASADENA GRIDIRON
I PASAKKNA Iec. 1 1 The fniver
isity of Oregon wa today chosen to
play Harvard in the gridiron come!
(between the Kast and West here on
New Year s Dny.
JBR8EX CITY. Dec.
1 Harvard team will
play on New
LOSS IN PASCO FIRE
WILL EXCEED $30,000
Rooms listed with the Pendleton
I Commercial Association through ef-
forts of the Kast Oregonian. came in
bandy during t he past three nights.
; I lot el men declare that they not only
' filled their hostelrles to the brim and
( used all the rooms listed, hut could
have found tenants for more hail they
known of them. AM rooms on the list
are reported as ooupied each night.
The sudden cdd snap, accompnlncd
by partial crippling of the transpor
tation system. left many transients on
I the hand of the hotels here. It was
! a nrohlem for t bo hetelmen to find
FORESEE OPPOSITION TO
WASHINGTON, Dec. 11. Republi
can leaders in the senate today pre
dicted that President Wilson wid op
pose a m- attempt to arrange a pro-
PAHCO, Dec. 1 1. The financial
loss caused by the disastrous fire Mon
day night in Pasco In which Roy Van
Ness lost bis life, has ROW been placed
at more than $0.0, The greatest
damage was suffered by the Pasco quarters for all memberH of the Chin
drug store, estimated to be $16.0 4. Chin company yesten.av afternoon,
The Rank of Pasco lost $14,000. en-'nmi after the listed rooms were ex
tlrely covered by Insurance. Water haosted. rooming bouses with stejoly
damaged the stock of the Horrlgan roomers were called upon to provide
Rrothera grocery to the extent of ie extra accommodations, if possible,
tween $10no and $100. Between now and Christmas heavy
The bank has already taken a tern- demands upon rooms In the city are
porary location in the telephone build- , anticipated. Probably more room-
Ing and la transacting business in Its than the 1:1 recently listed can be aoad
quarters there. The post office la to nnd any having a spare room may list
be located In the Masonic building. 1 tt with C. K. Cranston, phone 114, who they get a 47 hour week
Aa yet tho drug atore has found no ytll place the name on The card files harp-plavin." deck I
new quarters, kept at nine phi COJ about the city. Salvation Anaj pica. lo t.
gram t' compromise reservations on
the treat and that he will consider
unconstitutional any attempt to end
the war by passage nf the Lodge reso
lution In the senate or the Tinkham
rorolution in the house.
Republicans said they saw cv.
donee of this atttfttde in the pres
ident's letter to Senator Fall, regard
ing Mexico, wherein he denied t hat
congress has the const Itutfona right
to initiate rrtOvei relating to foreign
at immediate entente with Rrltaln that he could not keep o
'which later may develop into a
, PVanco-Brltlsh-Italian alliance. This
also, in the British opinion is neces
Sary due to American w ithdrawal from
It w regarded likely that Clemen
ceau and Lloyd George will arrange
f.-- an ambassadorial council to meet
tn London or Paris In 1980 to wind HPj Send wheat certification, increasing
the problems of p. -ace making, inch; .1 - t ),.. purity of seed wheat, the develop
In the A Iriatlc. Russia! and Turkish mom of a seed wheat exchange, and
problems. the holding of a cereal grain show In
I net Declared Neecssnrv j Pendleton after harvest wrll be dis-
An Immediate Franco-Erritfah en- cussed at a meeting off the farmers of
tent" it is pointed out. is necessary to j Pendleton and vicinity in the libra?)
guarantee sufficient force to oblige j on Saturday at 3 p. m.
Germany to sign the protocol and exc- , Another subject for discussion will
cute provisions oi' i lie , injustice, imk- regarding the most profitable
w the peace treat effective. A con- variety of wheat In sections
f the chance In fuel ti ti-
Dec. 11 The
Benny nlv " Z. TJ ' l" rs,M,,,r"a xo
Gray Leonard, world! lightweight cham-i" , V n, BIRl0r
Pion. knocked out Mel Cooaan (lf 1 mn,ltt' hivmg sanctioned the trip
Brooklyn, In the second round of
scheduled eight rotUM bout here last ;
CAMRRID'.K ii. il ,
SHEFFIKLD. Kng. Wrecked in a -Many te,.g,anw fr-.m ir.rv.f.1 L'j
a beer wagon flooded a small nates on tho tl.r ,.,,Uflt (.f".trj.titig
Women and children with bot - ; against the cancellation of the .rm.-
im s trip to Paaadetn.
ties and iars scrambled secure the
l INDEX OF TODAY'S NEWS
r a game with .i coast alev-n
on New rear's day were received
m the Har .r-1 Athletic aaaciation.
Mont .r the msiMit.n ora1 a recn
Today's W cat tier
f. rnce of premiers It is :ilso believed j this Is disputed. Pnlffc nn w ige I a lea ""u
will lay the foundation for an alliance 1 and labor rules will also be talked Pendb t. n mafceta Bvnretl True .Id
with Belgium and Italy to assure ajover, as well as tentative plans for the, Want ads, eteastfl d director and
permanent pu't sufficiently strong to j establishment off a small experimental Doing r the Duffs 9
keep Ormanv it band and serve ns . tract near Pendleton to try out sinut At the Kfovtee; coming progrants
l.no, 'When strikei
ill get up a atrlbe in H
a protect ion
igalnst Ruaatan radidal
resistant varieties of wheat. Lite news of city and state 7
Plans for the holding of a combine (MS lion one
die they America it was emphasised has and tractor school lo be held in ro- Bodal and personal ft
aven I ill wMhilnm n from rim .pean affairs of j opera t ion with the fa rmers, hi ah County offi a I re s ... 5
it golden her own accord and will not be Invited school, implement dealers and the KditoiTal i-age; ooreas diary... . 4
prtumnent back. If she wishes to enme back the county agent, will ie discussed, as News notes .-i Pendb-tou
rill ica will well
ill as other important matters.
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