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COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
VVVTLY EAST OREGONIAN, fENDLETON, OREGON, TUESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 28, 1920
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BACKBONE OF mfm RICANS IS BROKEN BY SUSPENSIONS FOR GAMBLING
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1 CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
PROVED IN FIRST
; State Calls Eight Witnesses in
Trial of Henderson and Stoop
; -, for Murder of Sheriff Til
Taylor on July 25j.
NEiL HART LOOKED TO
. AS STATE'S TRUMP CARD
Condemned Murderer Brouaht
; Here Today From Salem to
Tell of Events Leading up to
Fatal Jail Delivery.
'. Eight witnesses vera called by the
stale in in morning In the second day
of .the trial of Jrvln Lcltoy Stoop and
rioyu u. Henderson, charged with
firm degree murder In connection
with tho shooting of Sheriff Tllman U.
Taylor. There are exprc ed to be
about 20 witnesses In all for tho mate.
Testimony introduced this morning
did not tend strongly to prove that the
two .defendants were In a- conspiracy
to break Jail and kill Khcriff Taylor.
Tho state, however, planned to play It
, trump card when Kmmott Bancroft,
alias Neil Hart, was called lute this
i Hart,- confessed murderer of the
, sheriff. Is expected to toll the story of
the wholo affair, which was planned
for more than a week before, the fatal
afternoon of Sunday. July 25. Since
then-he has' been sentenced to han
for his crime and has been converted
by the Salvation Army, Hart's testl
mony has. been accepted by Hhcrff:
Taylor, District Attorney Keutor and
other officials as true.
i KixUrrcn put u Stand.
Albin Unctgren. the lxl prisoner
to escape when the Jail delivery was
made, was called as a witness thl
moraine but he denied any knowledg
es any pip; In J.rftdaJnU he con
fined Ills testimony to a relation c
events which transpired on the day o
the break-. - i. , ,
Deputy Sheriff J. C. Marin, who wa
overpowered by the prisoners when hi
took them their dinner on the-day 01
the fatality, was one of the chief wit
nesaes for the slate this morning. H.
told of the trend of events from th
time Hart and Owotia were brought l
Jail After the thrilling- chase and cap
ture of them by Sheriff Taylor am
The testimony of I. C. Snyder. Ic
cream vendor, who saw the primmer
making toward the railroad yards foi
lowing the tragedy, was Introduce
by the state as -one of the connectln
links in tho chain of evidence. Road
master R. 15. Phelps, who was at work
In his office In the court, huurso base
meitt,' related having heard, tho slruR
gle and of going to the sheriff's offlc
to see what had transpired.
Pliyiicuuia Kctato Ktory.
Dr. H. H. Mattery . and Ir. Oil
Boyden, both of whom were called t
administer to the. wounded sherlfr
were railed to tho stand by tho state
The eighth man called was Walter '
Hansom, a civil engineer, who prcpar
cd a map of the Jail and sheriff's of
flee to bo used in connection with th
A large crowd1 packed the cour
room both morning and afternoon an
followed events closely. Production
wore freely heard that the ease wouli
bo settled by tomorrow nlRht.
"" , Jury MpccdUy M-awn.
Rivaling Hie speed with wlilch th
trial Jury in tho W. V. Wlldor casi
was obtalnod' last winter,' 12 men wen
worn In aa the Jury in tho caso Mon
day afternoon by 4 o'clock. Twenty
nine veniremen had been examine
botweon. 10:80 and 12 and 1:30 and
an elapsed time of four hours. Flv
wore excused for cause, one challong
ed by the state and 10 by the dofunsi
Those on tho Jury are:
. C. W. Howell. Pendlelbn, farm
er: F. E. Bllnn, Helix, merchant:
JVrank Waugaman, ' llerrnlston.
farmer: Thomas Ullloll, Millon.
merchant: J. C. Crlmmlns, Free-
LAST MURbRER HANGED IN
STATE PAID FOR KILLING
OF PIONEER NAMED TA YLOR
CARS AND FOOD
When Kiumelt Pancroft, alias Nell Hart, stepfj upon tho scaffold at tho
stale penitentiary on Friday, November G, to pay for murder by hanging, hn
v im ue mo nrHt man uinve November 14, 1913, to be hiiiiioU in this Btute.
Ottwuld C iiufiMol, of Autorlu, was the laut man to Buffer liio death penalty tn
Curiuualy enough, both murdorerH killed men naincd Taylor and both
victimH were men very prominent and highly reHpeted hi their reHpective
comunltie. HuuhcI shot and killed Judge Frank J. Taylor, a nioneer attorney
'f Lite lower Columbia chy, whllo Hart's victim wan fc!heriff Tilman D. Taylor.
18 ye'urv Khcrlff and 8 yearn prcMldctit of the Pendleton Itound-Cp.
" 1 ' i ' i.n- -nn Cranio Ottairretl on (Sunday.
TrtMCC ADC UIIDI Cm AT iiarnmi nnui anu jimne myior
I UlMtO AnL nUnLLtJ A I on (Sunday morning, Sopt. 14, 1UJ3. The
AIIT1 IMVflnilMn PA MP attorney. wuH-en route 1o the railroad
r iVVt.. H. . r.r-.. 'tolion about 8 a; m. lie wan bound
' OF UlVtATILLA nEDMEN for hlH mimincr home and ranch near
Mtrnuhan Htatlon, ulontf ClatHOp
Beach, for tlie day. Hansel waw ar
reutod ut once.
n the day follow Iijk:, tho circuit
court grand jury convened In regnlar
Hetwion and Manuel Wii indicted, found
Kullty of murder in the first desrec
I'aiid executed within two months of the
day or hin crime.
Insanity Was Ilea,
Hi d(ene whh temporary jiisuiilty.
Hansel cJaiinuiff be wua not reKpon
Hible fop hl act, although tho t crimp
was fihown to have been premeditated.
Hansel collupHOd in the circuit cour
room when acnlenced by Judue ("amp
bell and when he wuh executed the
prison KiiardH were compelled to strap
him on a board In order to take him to
Neil Hart, I'endletnn'a murderer
was brought here today , by prison
guard from 8alem to testify in the
trial of lrvin I. Hloop and Floyd Hen
derson, alnu charged with tho murdei
of Sheriff Taylor. '
IN PRICE SLIDE
HERO OF A YEAR AGO
GRIEVES IN GRASP OF
OFFICERS OF JUSTICE
An auto beluns ng to two men
and two women from ToppcnlHh
Ih wlrtMided near the Indian camp
at Hound-Up park- today, . badly
riddled by tho shower of rocks
hurled at it last night by McKJn
ley Williams, an Indian, who was
reported to the police , as having
run amuck. After the red man
h.td scattered the four occupant
with his barrage, he tore out all
the wiring1 of the car and other
wise damaged It aa much as possible.
The women came
o'clock last nlfjht to
Uolreris of the affair,
arrived with them at
Williams was gone and could not
be found in. the darkness.
The mission of the . four per
sons In the car at tho Indian camp
at thHt hour of night, coupled
with lb to actions ( Williams, are
subjects of Investigation today' by
after 1 1
War is Over Says Henry Ford,
and it is Time War Prices
Were Over; . Franklin and
Studebaker Makers Agree.
FRUIT QUOTATIONS ARE
NEARING FORMER LEVELS
Chicago Director of. Fight Will
Point Out Alleged Discrepan
cies Between Costs and
Marks on Menu Lists.
. CHICAGO, Kept. 28. (U. P.)
A man who a year ago was
ha'led as a hro. hurried down a
dark hallway in a criminal court
building here toddy with an of
ficer of the law on each side of
him and tears streamed down hia
cheeks. His face was pale and
drawn. The man was Kddie C'l
cotte, one of the greatest idols of
basvball a year ago. He had
Just finished telling the story of
a plot to throw the 191a world
series to Cincinnati.
LEGION APPEOVES OF
ALLEGED PLOTTERS ARE
EXECUTED BV SOIETS
CLEVBAVO. Sept. S. t. P.)
urxu.", sept. an. (V. v.) Fif
teen alleged participants in an anti
soviet plot at Archlniiel were executed
Allowing a.iari fight the American by lluwlun authorities it br"ropoi.eC
. , (Continued from page 6.1
Reported by Major bee Moorhotiae.
eg(on convention today adopted a ren
utlon approving the action of the na
nal executive board on tno adjusted
mpensation act and directed the com-
titltee to 'take sonic action as it may
ecm necessary to ensure prompt
astagc of the bill." A resolution call-
nar on Secretary Baker to publish a
lacker list passed without debate.
CI.KVICIANU. Sept. 8. (A. P.)
Hie American Legion resolutions com
tilttce report does not contain a stato
nent regarding politics or orsanixed
abor. It Is learned from authoritative
Wm Work for league.
C.JKVKLAND. Kept. 2S. i IT. P.)
Supporters of the l-eague of Nations
ill aiake an effort to have the Amer-
an jUcglon convention here endorse
i covenant, It Is learned today.
by Moscow wrsieis today
An appeal to patriotic rthuanlam'
to arm thomsclvrs with any sort of
weapons -hoc, spade or pitctiforks
to prevent i'olish Invasion was issued
by the government according to a Higa
TEXAS CATTLE SENT TO
REPLENISH HERDS OF
WAR RAVAGED LANDS
OAIA'BKTON. Sept. Uf. A. I1.)
That negotiations are undor way for
the shipment of larce numbers of Tex
f.s cattle to Uermany and Austria for
lehubilitHtion of t he herds in the
countries are under way was announc
I'edest rains may be fewer in the fu
ture, for two well known automobiles
havo decreased materially In price and
there are rumors f a tabnggan in the
purcha.dng: price of other machines.
The Franklin and the Ford are the
two cars vhich have aniu-uncpd new
price locauy. 1 he 1'einllnton Aoto
Co., which handles the Franklin, an
nounces that touring cars, formerly
$-1450. are now 130(10: Mirlnns uurt !
broughams, formerly $4700, now
$4000; two passenger roadster, for
merly $3400 now 2S00; four passen
ger rondKter, formerly $i4m0 now
$2D0ft; two passenger Franklin with
enclosed winiw top. .formerly $3nij
now J31&0. The prices are f. o. b.
Pendleton. t ,
The fcimpson Aoto Co. J oral Ford
sellers, announce -. the following new
prices, f. o. . Detroit: Touring $510:
rotinahoot. $405; trucks $ r j 5 ; coupe.
$745;. sedan, $795 and tractor $70.
The reduction In prtc varies according
to the models from $!& to $180.
ttar Ih n-rr SavsFord
In amuu'ncliig the mew price for
Franklins, the Franklin' factory states
that , the readjustment Wot only repre
sents reductions varying from $500 tc
$00 according to ivnn. km it also -ac
cent nates the constructive econoiniot
which Franklin c;r render in service.
Henry Ford, in explaining the reduc- 1
tion in Ford prions, says that it Is In
the face of the fact that the company
has in hand immediate orders for
1 46.05 cars and tractors and that
while the company will suffer a tem
porary loss while using- up material
bought at high prices, they are willing
to make a sacrifice to bring business
hack to a going condition as quickly ar
possible and maintain tle moment urc
of the buying powr of t he country
Henry Ford remarks-also that Th
war La over and it i time war price;
WITH HIGH TRIBUTE
Subscriptions From Cowboys
Who Have Joined in Recent
Round-Hps and From La
Grande Swell Taylor Fund.
LABOR AND FARM
WILL SUFFER IF
I S. STAYS OUT
Governor Cox Says Failure to
Enter League is Prolonging
Unsettled Business Through
out Entire World.
ARE INDICTED IN
Cook County Grand Jury in
Chicago Finds True Bills
Against Alleged Conspirators
in Big League Ball Scandal.
. . ,
LACK OF CREDIT WILL THROWING OF GAME IN
CLOSE FOREIGN MARKET 1919 SERIES IS CHARGED
Decreased Wages and Slump- Information Gained in Probe of
'Hll tVMllilllli-X I
HuhnrriptHinM from several cowboys
who have performed In recent Kotind
t pa, a list totaling 1149.50 from La
ftiande and a $50 check from William
(3. McAdoo today swelled the total of
the Til Taylor Memorial Association's
fund by $506. The. fund is believed
to exceed considerably the mark of
15.000 set as a half way station.
The check from Mr. McAdoo came
as a complete surprise and wholly vol
untarily, to Jnes H. Sturgis, a mem
ber of the executive ' committee in
charge of the fund. A letter of tribute
accompanied the check.
Irwin Sends. Check ;
Charles B. Irwin, leader of the Irwin
'"trinir of horses and cow-boys, sent in
.Is check for Ho before leaving for
'oie. The rotund cowboy leader has
performed at many a Round-Up under
he late sheriff and was a close friend.
Mr. Irwin was first x1 the cowboys to
contribute to the fond and his action
ed several others to follow suit.
Kddie McCarty, Cheyenne buckaroo
Who again took part In the rtonnd-lTp,
aeded $ 1 0 to the fund. He. like Mr.
Irwin, has known the late sheriff for
a number of years and was only too
?lad to do his part towards honoring
Thirty in I .a (irandc Donate
The list from Va. Grande contained
the names of 30 donors and the total
turned over by Sheriff lyee Warnick
was $148.50. The sheriff was on the
list for 1 1 5.
' The list of subscriptions turned in
iuring the final days of Round-Up
eek and thus far this week, contains
he following names:
W. o. McAdoo. New-York, $50: C.
3. Irwin, Cheyene, $40; Glen Dudley,
ing Prices for Produce Will
Follow Says Nominee in
Strenucus Day in Iowa.
KN'ROUTB WITH COX. Sioux City.
Iowa, Kept. 28. ( By Herbert W.
Walker, U. P. Staff Correspondent.)
One reason for any reduction iri wa?es
that may come In the near future will
he failure of the United States to enter
the league of nation to assist in the
repstablishment of international tradt.
'loverncr Cox asserted In brief stump
talks here and throughout South Da
The conspiracy of the "senatorial
oligarchy" to hold up the treaty has
continued and unsettled business has
continued throughout tho world much
longer than is necessary and inevitablt
results of closed foreign markets be
cause of lack of credit will first be
felt by labor in decreased wages and
by the farmer in slumping prices for
his produce, the democratic nominee
.Crookedness Understood to
be Similar to Word of Phila
delphia Gambler.. .
Ia Is Strenuous
SJOrX CITY. Sept. 28.-A. P.)
Governor "ox this morning began a
strenuous day with a. platform talk
here. Sixteen speeches are scr-luled
in Houth Dakota today.
Continued on pare S.
THE NEW MEMBER
DUIUJN, Sept. 28. (A. P.) Colln
ss Ocorgina Marklevlcs, Slnrt Fein
tombcr of parliament for St. Patrick's
Ivislon of Dublin, was arrested last
ight In a suburb of Dublin. .The au
horliles had been seeking her for a
With tho coiintoss were a journalist
mil Sean MacBrldo, sou of Maud Bnn
le MacUrlde, tho "Irish. Joan of Arc,"
nd widow of the executed Sinn Fein
eadcr. Young MacBrlde also was ar
csied. The countess was passing" under the
Hint of Mrs. MacDonald. She was
akon to nridgewell prison In Dublin.
INDIAN PUPILS LEAVE
FOR CHEMAWA SCHOOL
fair and warmer.
I'Vom 30 to 40 Indian children of the
ITmatllla agency will attend Chortmwu
this year; predicts Major K. Swaitx
lanilcr, superintendent of tho agoncy.
Pupils are leaving dally for the school,
which Is locatot five mllos north of
iuli'ni and which has an enrollment
f about 700 Indians.
Agnes Williams left yesterday to
cntor tho seventh grade at Choniawa.
I,at year -she attended the' Cushman
K'hool at Tacoma, which lias born
closed. Today Maud Craig, Wlsaueth
nd David Conner, children or Rev. K.
I. Connor. Kllxabeth Itcynolds. Arthur
md Henrietta Motanlc, children of
Parsons Motanlc, Archlq Patrick and
Ines Hushman. daughter of the lute
Narc'sse Hushman, left for Chemawa.
All are old pupils with the exception
of Arthur Motanlo and David Conner.
Schools on tho reservation opened
yesterday. Ono school Is located al
tho agoncy and one at Tutullla, and
each employs a teacher. There are 40
pupils enrolled In each school, accord
ing to Major Swartzlander,
! ' r" ' '
PORTLAND, Ore,, Sept. 28 (IT. P.)
The State Highway commission, in
session here today, is considering- bids
which were submitted on the follow
Benton county Wren-Blodgett pec-
tion. Corvallis-Newport highway, 7800
cuhic yards broken stone surfacnff.
Clackamas county Oregon C ty-Os-
wego section. Pacific highway, 6.5
miles of 16-foot pavement.
Oirry county Hubbard creek-,
Brush creek section. Coast highway, i
7400 cubic yards broken stone surfac
ing, v I
Harney county Lawen-Cransre sec- !
tion, Central Oregon highway, 73,000
cubic yards excavating", 23,000 cubic
yards broken stone surfacing.
Malheur county Bridge across Mal
heur river near Vale. 105,000 cubic
CHICAOO, , Sept. 28. (XT. P.)
Bight members of the Chicago White
Sox who were members of the team
during- the 1919 world series, were In
dicted here today by the Cook County
grand jury, charged with consfpracy,
following the investigation of alleged
crookedness In connection with big
league baseball. Those Indicted were
Oscar "Hap" Ftelsch, George "Buck"
Weaver, Fred McMullin, Charles Kis
berg, i3idle Clcotte, Claude Williams,
Joseph Jackson and Chick Gandtl.
The information leading: to the in
dictments is understood to have been
substantially the same as that which
was made public in a statement alleg
ed to have been given out by a Phila
delphia gambler recently. '
The Indictments were . voted after
Kddie C'cotte, ace Chicago pitcher
during the series, appeared before the
Jurors, and told them all he knew of
the alleged throwing of the series. The
eirht players were suspended by the
White Sox' management -immediate,y
after the announcement that the men
had been Indicted. ,
Plana for the world tefies this year
will not be changed as a result of the
Jndictents, Presidents JahnsooAiMl
Heydler of the two leagues, announc
A plot to throw the 1915 series is
said to have been arranged by a go
I between who offered 9100.000 from a
gamblers syndicate to throw the
games. It Is understood the eight
players were double-crossed, only re
. The Information gathered by offici
als tended to Indicate that the same
clique of gamblers which Is alleged
to have "fixed" the 1919 series made
plans to have Brooklyn throw the
coming series to Cleveland. These
reports said the Chicago Sox are be
ing blackmailed by gamblers who are
alleged to have gotten the players in
dicted under their grasp .last year, to
throw this year's pennant to Cleve
land. Bookmakers on baseball are
known to have passed a tip that
Cleveland wjuld win the American
Ijcag ie pennant as well as the world
For Alleged 'Throwing"
CHrCAGO, Sept. 28. (A. P.) The
ock county grand Jury today voted
Dayton section. Wept Side highway.
3069 lineal feel guard fence.
PRISONER IS REFRESHED
Yamhill county Xewberg-West ; true bills against the following; -base-
oati players in connection with its in
vestigation of the alleged "throwing"
of world's series games last year. Ed
die Cicotte. Claude Williams, "Chick"
Oandil, "Happy Kelsch, Charles Ri
berg, Joe Jackson, Fred McMulUn and
"Buck" Weaver. AU are members of
the Chicago Americans.
Charles Corals key. president of the -White
Sox, suspended every member
of the team indicted, thereby throwing
away all chances of winning the Am-
j )-rer. ! eriean league pennant. The White
' better i9ox wer onl' hlf game behind
kONTfX. Sept. 28. A
rence MaeSwiney passed
night. He is refreshed today. Phy
sicians said, however, that he is un
questionably growing weaker daily
In Ntato r KxliMustkm
l.OXim.V, Sept. 28. lP. l-nrd
Mayor MaeSwiney today entered his
forty-seventh day of fasting somewhat
refreshed by sound sleep. He is in a
stale of exhaustion however and suf
fering some pain, a Sinn Fein bulletin
CLEVELAND STEPS UP
CHICAGO, Sept. 2S. A. P.) The
White Sox are idle today while Cleve
land scheduled her third tame with
St. lyouix. The Sox open a thiee gain
series in St. Louis Friday. Cleveland
hHi six more games this senm ascainxt
St. latins and Detroit and if Cleveland
wins five games she will clinch the
American league pennant and face
Brooklyn in the world scries.
CH IC A (J O. Se pt. 2 8. IS, p.
Kddie Cicotte, named in a published
statement ns the White Sox player who
helped sell the 1919 world series t
Cincinnati for $100,000, positively de
nied participation in the deal. Cicotte
t admitted he met Bill Burns In a Xew
I York hotel shortly before the world
j series, as Billy Maharg claimed, but
j fenied a whispered conversation In a
private room. He said the meeting
was In the lobby with several other
PAI MKIt PKOTIOSTS lUX.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 2S. A. V.
Attorney General Palmer today fil
ed formal objections with the I1strlct
of Columbia supreme court to "Btg
Five' packers plan to dispose of their
stockyards Interests saying it would
mean sanctioning- violation of the anti
PLANE TAKES IFOR
BENNETT TROPHY RACE
KTAMPKS, France. Sept. - 2S. -!.
P.) Sadl lecointe, famous French
aviator won the James Gordon Ben
nett internation airplane race trophy.
Americans were t-lt minuted early In
KTAMPKB. France. Sept. 2. iV.
P. The airplane rat e for the Gordon
Bennett trophy got underway at 1:3&
P. m. today when the first flyer took
Aside from the honor of capturtn
the pvent ther is a 1 0,000 frano prise,
the Bennett cup valued at 2509 franca
ar " -nv smaller prtz.
Either America, Hngland or France
can set permanent possession of tho
cup each having already won it twice.