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THE EAST OREGONIAil IS THE ONLY INLAND EMPIRE NEWSPAPER GIVING ITS READERS THE BENEFIT OF DAILY TELEGRAPHIC NEWS REPORTS FROM BOTH THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS
Number of eople printed of yesterday'!
Th Runt Orpffonlan I Kastrn fr .
fon'i ftreatwat nwiip? and ft
ellinir force ylvna to the aulvertin-pr
over twlc the ffurint't pttl clrcu
Ktinn in jrVnduun and Umatilla coun
ty of any other newspaper.
This paper Is ft momftor of an1 auilltfld
by, the Audit Bureau Circulation..
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPEE
CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
DAILY EAST OEEGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 29, 1920.
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NIGHT IS EXPECTED TO BRING
VERDICT AS FINAL
ARE HEARD IN
Case of Irvin L. Stoop and
Floyd L. Henderson, Charg-
ed With Connection in Killing
of Taylor Nearly Finished.
POINTS IN TESTIMONY
REVIEWED BY LAWYERS
Neil Hart, Important Witness,
1 Will Again Take Stand After
Remaining Defendants Face
- Court Tomorrow.
1 Night is expected to bring a verdict
In the murder trial of Irvin I.. stoop
nd Floyd I Henderson, charged with
first degree murder In concctlon with
... the killing- of Bheriff Tllman D. Tay
lor during' a jail break tn which the
two took 'part Sunday luly 23 taut.
' ' The caw was due to so to the jury
about I o'clock thla afternoon.
i'Thla morning argument were taken
lip at o'clock. DUitrtct Attorney II. I.
Keator, for tho proaecutlon, being the
. tint to make hU argument to the jury.
Ke talked for llglitly more than a halt
hour. Ke waa followed by Joitonh I.
Xvln, couniiel for the dofenHe, who
talked until 11:00 a. in., when court
' was adjourned until 1:30 this after
noon. .... ... ........ '
Both attorneys argued somewhat on
the matter of instructions to the jury
and .reviewed the . points for ana
against their particular cases. A lurge
crowd filled the court room to hear
the arfuments, 'deHftite 'the 'fact'fhfct
they are less Interesting than tho tak
ing of testimony.
Ktatps Attorney Uoncral George M.
Brown, assisting In the prosecution,
was called to complete the arguments
for the prosecution at -.3o this after-
noon when the case was resumed. He
was expected to require from one hour
V to an hour and a. haf..Uowin ht
argument. Instructions were to be given
; the Jury and tho cane turned over to
them for tholr verdlctu. , , f
, Next Trial 1 p Ti,iuoirTow '
Attorneys for John I ltalhie alios
Laffebean. and Blvle 1. Kerb', alias
Jim Owens, who are the two remain
ing defendants for the murder of Bher.
If Taylor, today held conference with
their clients, preparatory' to bringing
them to trial tomorrow" morning at
o'clock. A now Jury will have to be
drawn In this case and predictions are
heard around tho court house that 11
'' will not e such a speedy process as
was the seloction of a Jur In the Stoop
and Henderson case.
Charles Bolln, of .Tonpenlsh, IVash..
has ten- sent by relatives to Kerby
to defend him, while P. M. Collier la
handling Rathle's case. Mr. Collier
" waa appointed by the court. .
' Hart to Testify Aptln
' Kell' Hart, who was brought here
from Salem to testify in the stoop and
Hcndorson case yesterday, will bo re-
tained here as a witness for the state
In the trial scheduled for tomorrow.
Much evidence Introduced In the pres
ent trial lias been of a nature to In
criminate tho dofoiulanta Korhy and
Rathle strongly and Hart's testimony
la expected to be much the same In
their case. .
' In the trial yesterday, before ad
journment was taken, the first proof
of conspiracy to shoot their way out
of Jail was mwdo against tho dofond-
' ants mooD and Henderson by R. W.
Fletcher, of this city, a member of the J
grand Jury which mulcted me uve
men. He stated that both the defend
ants In this case had made voluntary
statements before that body to the ef
fect that they had alt agreed to shoot
their way out If necessary. The wlt
' noss said that both Stoop and Hcndor
son said that It waa agreed to "Clear
' the way whoever gets the gun." Stoop
was to give the signal fur the break,
'the witness test If led.
Hart Testifies t Aitrt'eiiH-nt,
, ' llCmnhatlc and , repeated assertions
that a conspiracy existed to sboot their
wv out of lalK . if necessary, were
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Reported by Major Lee Moorhousc.
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4l 'W'h l Tonlaht and
CALLED BY DEATH
Mrs. Mark Patton, aged 45. tor the
past 37 years a resident of this city.
died this morning at 10 o'clock aftor
a threo months lllnCMS. Mrs. Patton
has been In poor health since the birth
of a son which was born recently and
which died a short time ago.
Mrs. Patton was well known in this
city and nor death Is much regretted.
She Is survived by her husband, Mark
Patton. and two sons, Robert Patton
and Mark 'Patton, Jr. -hc Is survived
also by her mother. Mrs. A. o. Jeffries
and a sister, Mrs. .Ralph Tucker, both
of Kent, Washington. Thp body will
be shipped tonight to Kent for burial,
Mrs. Patton was born June 20, 1875
in Denver Colorado. Bhe was a mem
ber of tho Methodist church.:
FIRE PREVENTION WEEK
" Observance of fire retention week
next week Is belli" pinned for Pendle
ton by Kirc Chief w. K. IllnKold and
It is probable that the cooperation of
the schools as well as all citir-ens, will
be sought. Fire prevention week fs
designated by tho president In- a pro
clamation. ( Saturday. tct. 9. Is offi
cisl Fire prevention Day.
A school program for the education
of children against fire haxards and a
questionnaire of ii Items, to lie filled
tut bv the children In their homes, are
Included In the material which the fire.
chief has roielved. Bie campaign to
prevent fire hasards is nation-wide in
ncope and is fostered by the Rational
Hoard of Fire Underwriters.
SECOND HALF OF TAX
MONEY DUE BY OCT. 5
Payments on the second half of the
1919 tax roll are not coming In with
the speed they usually do A. C. Funk,
tax deputy In the sheriff's office, said
today. The final day of (trace for pay
Ipg the taxes Is October i, next Tues
day. The approach of the end of the time
seen by a certain amount of quick
ening but most of those who are pay
ing now are holders of small amounts
of property. The big taxpayers keep
their money as long as possioie ana
pay by check on the final day.
Taxes which are not paid 1 Clos
ing time on October 6 are subject to
penalty and delinquent taxes draw
iiitorost from that date.
RAILS OVER DEEP CUT
MlI.MVOOn, West Virginia, Sept.
29. (A. P.) Senator Hacdlng's train
narrowly escaped a serious wreck to
day whon the trucks of Harding's car
broke down. Tho car was derailed.
So one was Injured. The Senator and
Mrs. Harding were shakon up.
Slide on high Tnisllc
MIII.WOD, W. Va., Sept. 29. By
liuvmond Claniier: II. P. Staff Cor
respondent.) Senator Harding and
his ent're party had a narrow escape
when their private car Jumped the
track here today and bumped over the
t'os across a high, narrow trestle be
fore the train could be slopped. No one
was injured. Tho front truck of the
llurdina car 'h smashed.
The train was traveling to miles and
ran 900 feet before it was stopped. All
that saved the car from falling off the
trestle Into a deep creek bed 20 feet
below was a timber guard rail along
the ends of tho cross ties.
The i"-ty was trans'oi-e 1 to other
cars Hid the train wenv on. leaving the
i ilvnte car .dunding on lot- tr.u k I.
road employes said tho switch was not
POWDER BOMB VRE1
CHICAGO. Sept. 29. A black pow
tier bomb today wrecked the home of
Alderman Powers of the nineteenth
ward. No one waa Injured. Most of
the residents ot the ward are Italians.
SOVIET TROOPS TAKE
RAILWAY JUNCTION 150
MILES FROM LEMBERG
JLONIXIN, Kept. 29. (U. P.)
A Moscow wireless today sa,d
soviet troops have taken Niko-
laoff, a railroad junction 1&0
miles east of lumbers; The I'oles
have occupied Borny, the wire-
OF JAPANESE COMERS
Repeal of Gentlemen's Agree
'ment is Demanded in Resolu
tion Passd at Cleveland
Meeting of Veterans.
CkBVB!MNI. Kept. .-. P.).
The report of the committee on Am
ericanism of the American l-esSon to
day recommended cancellation ft the
gontlcmen's agreement with Japan and
rigorous exclusion of Japanese Immi
The report which was adopted
recommended that "we carncKtly re
quest the state department not to con
sider any proposition granting natur
alization of this unassimilable peo
ple." Mould Bar llrldcs ,
CI-KVrJI.A.VD. Sept. 2!i. fl". P.)
The American legion convention to
day "Hdoplcd a resolution favoring ex
cluding 'Japanese Jmmlgranis and
picture brides'' from the t nitea
Ktates, and cancellation or the "gentle
men's agreement" with Japan regard
ing Immigration. The resolution
charged that the "agreement ts be-
..... n..n.i,jiK' v cbiteJ and mac in
creasing numbers of Japanese are en
tering the country. '
Creation "f a new post in the cab
inet of the prexldent to deal with var
ious sold ers aid agencies was urged
by the convention.
It also tinted in .ask. l ongrciu- i con
sider Immediately leci.sl.-itiiiu for the.
benefit of sii k and disabled ex-service
men. Flurry preceded adoption of the
measure when a Texas delegate de
manded a resolution oi tr,,...-
l ulled Ktute health service. "A
thousand soldiers died for lack of
proper care akil many more will die
of old Injuries unless radical steps
are taken to extend better care of
health In the service," he cried. His
NORTHERN PACIFIC HEAD
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MAY BE WAITING
Death of Mac Swiney in Brix
ton Prison is Believed" to be
Gong for Violent Demonstra
tions in Britain.
' WITH PLOT DISCOVERY
News of Intended Destruction
of London Buildings Precipi
tates Heavy Guard and
Chaining of Irish Office.
I'NWX. Sept. 29. (By Webb
Miller V.. P. Kiaff Correspondent.)
Apprehension that violence may result
fiom the Irish situation Is keener to
day with reported frustration of a plot
to destroy office buildings In White
Hall.' The Irish office. Hrlxton pris
on, whero MacSwincy is starving him
self. Downing street and all other
places where demonstrations might be
expected, have .been given additional
guards. The Ir'sh office has closed Its
doors and is barred with heavy chains.
K'r Hamar Greenwood, home seirc
:nrv for Ireland, and General Ma-
cready have been warned to be cau
tions in theater or public apeparancea,
and cabinet members will also lake ex
it is reported that hundreds of well
known S'nn Fe-r:ern have been arrest
ed, and that hundreds more are under
surveillance. Scores of men, designat
ed as ftunmen hy the police, are
known to be In London. Police
charged that tbey are awaiting the
death of MacSwlney, as an ommriunity
to begin a bloody demonstration.
Condition Is I'm Iiaiujcd.
LON'llON". SepU 29. (XT. P.) Mac
Bwlney's condition is reported un
charged today.' This Is the f..rty-sev-enHt
day of His hitnr striKe. -
IIoumtk and Slui H'fW'kcd.
l)i;m.IX, Sept.. 29. is. P.) Iliot-
mn- ivM renewed lodav .'n I.'sburn. H.X
miles -from Pelfast. Several houi-es
and one shop we're wrecked. Police
charged. dispcrsiiiK the mob.. A patrol
of police was ambushed at Drlino-
leaguo near Skibbcreen. and a ser
geant seriously wounded. Reprisals
2mm Troops on Way.
IHJMJN, Seiit. 29. (IT. P.) Two
thousand troops arc en route today to
Bellas! which Is in lurmo l, with many
lactones closed and the idlers thus
created adding to the trouble of the
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LIPSTICK IS MIGHTIER
riii ii nm i rri rnr
irittni rtni in oui.ic.ut: i
GRADES, PAPER CLAIMS
ItKRKM-JY-, Cni.t St.' 2t.
ilt.v.) The lip Htlck Is miKhter
than the fountain ucn when it i
conies to wining collegiate hon-
or, according to an editorial In (
the Univernity of CaJifornia pa-
j per today. It charges that pro-
4 feasors are being vamped atroci-
OLDER BOYS' Y. M. C. A.
CONFERENCE WILL BE
HELD HERE NOV. 5, 6,
Umatilla County to be Host to
More Than 100 Youths of
Northern Oregon, for Session
. Announced Today.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov.
5, 6 and 7 were announced lMlay a
the dates for the Northern Oregon Old-
; er Boys Y. M. C. A. conference, which
will be held in Pendleton with the
Umatilla County Y. M. C. A. a hosts,
the dates were set by A. E. Yount,
boys work director for Oregon and
Idaho, with headquarters in Portland.
More than lMj boys from Clatsop,
Columbia, Multnomah, Hood River.
Watfco, Oewhutes and Umatilla coun
ties are expected to come here for the
conference." Ist year about 100 at
tended at The miles. Umatilla coun
ty alone-went 47 youths there.
Mrs. Jean Motrin Kills, vocational
nidne expert, is to be one of the
speakers at the conference here. It Is
M'ecied. Mr. Yount also will attend
and take an active part In the pro
gram. The Hbrmiston Boy's Band,
under the direction of Superintendent
A. Vorlker. will attend in a body
and be one of the features of the
Meetings probably will be held In
some local church, although that fea
ture is not yet worked out. The youth
will register on Friday afternoon,
have "their business meetings Saturday
morning, i-orubetiUve sports Saturday
afternoon, a banquet Saturday even
ing, a Sunday afternoon boys' meeting
at 3 o"c!ock and union services in one
of the churches Sunday evening with
boys' work and welfare stressed in the
:ah Vood, county Y. M. C. A. sec
retary, has started work on arrange
ments, assisted by the local executive
committee of the Y. M. C. A.
BAMBINO KNOCKS 54TH
HOMER IN GAME TODAY
iljrCl.PHtA. Sci I ?'( V I; x
itutl this iH.--'oon li-erk-fd
i:M.v-lourth hrii' ri" in the
':ia of the fii-st t::iiri- "t a
h.: er with tnc ',.-'f.'tr.
IS PLANNED BY STORE
I at the George C. Ba
The tenth semi -annual deinonstra-
eaters, ranges anu
will open tomorrow
George C. flaer A Co. hardware
store on Main street and 'will continue
until Saturday night.
The third annual , free drawing for a
$60 heater will be a feature of the
show and will take place Saturday at
4 p. m. Any adult may enter the
drawing, and it Is not necessary to be
a customer. The holder of the lucky
number, muAt be in the store at the
time of drawing in order to win the
prize. Uitst year the heater went to
Mrs. N. L Anderson, while the year
before It was won by Harvey Buchan
an. No employes of the store or of the
Universal company will le eligible in
The store Is now preparing the ex
hibit, under the direction of Charles
E. Smith, of the Universal Company
of Chicago. With each heater, range
or furnHce sold will be presented a 42
piece set of French china, or an 11
piece set of glass ovenware.
THREE DAYS REMAIN
FOR REGISTRAT OR
Three more days remain in whfch
voters who desire to cast a ballot In
the general election may, attend to
their registration. The books will
close at r, p. m. on Saturday. Oct. 3 i
ana remain uosea umu aner ine sew-
eral election on Nov. S. - -
During the past week there has been i
considerable stimulus to registration
as persons nave oecome sware mm
the time for closing the books Is near.
A .dosen or more registrations daily is
'hp record at the office of the county
clerk here, while registrars from other
towns in the county have been sending
in their cards in goodly numbers.
Anyone who has moved from one
precinct to another since registering
last or has not registered in the pre
cinct where he now resides since the
general election two years ago, is re
quired to register. All first voters,
persons who have become of age and
have not voted, are also eligible to
register, even if they are not to he 21
until the day prior to the election.
COX EXPLAINS LACK
OF LEAGUE SUBSTITUTE ;'
ST. JOSEPH. Sept. 29. (Fy Her
bert W. Walker. P. Staff Corre
spondent.) Senator Harding has pre
sented no substitute for the League of
Nations because "his only alternative
1 is to' return to the international nor
mal conditions of 1914. with autocratic
diplomacy and burdensome argu
diplomaey and budrensome argu
ments." Governor Cox said today in
his first speech In Missouri. "The
reason Senator Harding has no substi
tute for the league Is because every
thing else has been tried and has fail
ed.' said Governor Cox.
In Missouri ujmI KanHts.
OMAHA, Sept. 29. l-V P.) Gover
nor Cox today traveled to Missouri and
Kansas. In a statement this morning
he criticised Senator Harding for hav
ing "no definite plan to offer In sub
stitution for the lCague of Nations."
lll'XDKEn JAPAXKJSK fAbliH)
TOKIO, Sept- 29. (A. P.) Former
ri-em'er Okuma has culled a meeting
of 100 prominent Japanese to awaken
the people against the "unlawful atti
tude of California Americans,'' a news
paper announces today.
ALL OVER TAX MONEY
SENT BY SILETZ MAN
GOES TO TAYLOR FUND
The balance of a check scot by
J. T. Mahoney, of siletx tire., on
the second half payment of tax.es
in this county, today was turned
over lo the Til Taylor Memor'si
Kund. Mr. Mahoney sent s lumi
sum for the tax payment with di
rections to give the halance to the
fund. It amounted to II.U&.
W. G. Itogart, of this city, today
added 125 to the list with a
check. John Mumm. of Iwiston.
Mont., formerly ot Pendleton, sent
In his chock for 110 to.. Judge
Thomas Kits Gerald, who turned it
over to the fund. Adolph Karrow.
an Indian, gave $1.00 and Byron
Gibeon was the donor of II. The
total for the day waa M1.5S.
CROOKEDNESS IN :
TEAMS HAY BE BARED
Three Indictments Today An
nounced by Assistant U. S.
Attorney Following Clue
Taken From Cicotte's Story.
NEW 0FFERST0 CONFESS
CONNECTIONS ARE MADE
Hints to Probe Activities . of
Other Nines and Other Sea
sons Received in Deluge
From Anonymous Sources.
NEW YORK. Sept. 29.-(A. P.)
District Attorney Lewis today an
nounced he would start Immediate In,
ventilation of a report that a clique of
gamblers plan to bribe members ef the
Brooklyn National to lose games la
the coming world's series. .
CHICAGO, ftpt. 29. (IT. P.) The
zrand jury today indicted "Sport" Sul
livan, of Boston, and a man named
Brown, named as "fixers" by Pitcher
Williams, the third of the Indicted
players to confess.
Williams Confesses .
CHICAGO. Sept. 2. U. P.) The
third confession by White Sox players
for alleged throwing of the 1S19 world
"erica to Cincinnati was announced1
by authorities today. Pttcher WII-,
Hams told his part In the consplrary.
Assistant IT. S. Attorney Replogte an
nounced the names of all the gamblers
, , . :inH"s (.'randll Gti-Iletwmi
CHICAGO. Sept. 29. (A. P.) Fol
lowing a confession by Claude Wll
1 ami who named "Chick" Gandil aa
he e-h'ef fro-between on the Wntte Sox L
team lest year and "Brown and 8ul-
i r.van." gamblers, from either . Xew
ll'ork or Rotrai. the srsnd ttinr tort a v
TOted trne biUs -8atBtt Brown and 8at.
ivan. ' . ,
Williams said he reclved ten thous
and for h's part In throwing the series.
He said Gandil - told htm BUI Burns,
pitcher and Abe Attell, former prize
fighter, were fixing It for the Sox
players to get J 100,000.
Threatens to Toll "Inside" Story
VKW YORK, Sept. 29: (U. P.)
Threats to tell the "Inside" story of
last year's world series were mada
today by Abe Attell. former feather
weight champion, mentioned as on, of.
the "flTers" of last years series- At-,
tell claimed he was being mada the
"goat" of Arnold Rothstein, wealthy
New Tork gambler. . - ,
CHICAGO, Sept. -29. U. P.)
Three gamblers will be Indicted today
on charges of conspiracy in connection
Ith "fixed" 1919 series. Assistant
United States Attorney Rep'osle an
nounced today. He refused to dis
close their names and said that three
other players, none of whom are con
nected with the White Sox will be
connected with the affair. Other of
fers to confess connection with the
"fixed" series have been made, Jt waa
Officials announced they had suf
ficient evidence, apparently obtained
from the confessions of Clcolte and
Jackson. White Sox stars, to obtain
ind ctments of gamblers in New Tork.
Chicago Cincinnati. St. Ixiuia, Detroit.
Des Mnnes and other cities. In addi
tion, the grand Jury Is prepared to
consider alleged crooked players in
to "squawk" regarding the conspiracy
to "sojiak" regarding the conspiracy
to throw the, games, hurriedly left
Chicago. It Is reported he went to a
farm -near Detroit.
The White Sox played honest ball
Ihls season, Joe Jackson one of the
players who confessed, told the I'ntt
ed Press today. "We did everything
we could to win the pennant." he said.
"As rap as I know none of the men
had anything to do with gambling this
year. - .
rlirthcr CoHfrseions Imminent.
CHICAGO. Sept. 29. Further con
fessions by While 8ox player indicted
to supplement the confessions of Ed
die Cleotte and Joe Jarkson In connec
tion with alleged throwing of the
1919 world's series are expected In a
day or two, Alfreds Austin, attorney
for the ball club, announced today.
Pitcher Is KioiinKiird.
CHICAGO Sept. 29. Jean Hubiw,
former pitcher of the New 'York Na
tionals, was today-ordered to sppesr
before the grand Jury which la Inves
tigating baseball srandal. Official
believe LHihtic may know something
about gambling In the national league.
eiuggr-4 Probe for 111.
CHICAGO. Sept. 2. ( '. P.) As
sistant United Stales Attorney Replo.
gle said today he has received many
iMnnnl mnm ll lpa k.m. . ... .
1914 series between Philadelphia