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DAILY EAST OEEGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, FRIDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 1, 1920.
fTr,, . r" U
I BRinSH CABINET
STRIVES TO END
; REIGN OF TERROR
Situation Grows Desperate
"' With Continuous Murders
and Reprisals in Spite of
SINN FEIN aTLTgE
V; TROUBLE IS PROVOKED
WAR POSTER BEAUTY NOW A MOTHER.
; Say Plot Exists for Assassina-
tion of Irish Republican
: Leaders But Order Warns
-. Constabulary to be Quiet.
liON'DOX, Oct. 1 LT. P.) Willi
.no ..inn onu.imii urnTiinu uy mail
government as "mot unsatisfactory.
the British cabinet met today to con
alder action to end the reign of mur
dcr and reprisals In Ireland.
- Charges that Sinn Fctnors, dunning
soldiers' uniforms have been respon
- alble for destruction which has been
'described as police rcpr.aals wcro ro
colved by the Irish office today.
"' noslgnatlon of 117 "Black and Tan
members of the constabulary ut tlor
manstown resulted from the govern
mcnt's declaration against police re
: prlsala. Dublin advices reported that
two ships wero raided in tho harbor
there during- the night by is armed
men, who obtained revolvers and am
munition. Two policemen were killed
at O'Brien s bridge In tho county of
Uwrge uovemnrt-nt I'M.
VVBUS, Oct. 1. A. P.)
charges that reprisals In Ireland are
a calculated Gorman policy, that occa.
slon for them la often afforded by
provocation of agents, and that a plot
lists for the assassination of Irish re-
Arthur Griffith,, founder of the Sinn
Warns Agtw ItcprTftats.
DUBLIN, Oct. 1.- (A. I.) Warn
ing against reprisals, no matter what
the provocation, was givea tbe royal
Irish constabulary today by Br llamar
llreenweod, chief secretary fur Ire
land In a speech, accompanying dis
tribution of medals. lie devlared that
though 103 police have been" murder
ed and 170. .wounded., .nu. .reprisals
could be coutnenanocd.
Tlsree Are HUlcd.
Dt'BUN. ' Oct, ). U. P.l--Ara-bushed
by Sinn Felners, District In- ,
epector Brady was killed and tw.o con
stables were wounded Inst night. The J
attack occurred near Tubber Curry, In j
the cbunty of llgo. . Head Constable
O'ltara and Constable Brown were
wounded. Residents of Tuber Curry i
are reported preparing for flight from j
swift vengeance expected from the
"Black and Tan" police. Brady, it la
gathered from reports rccolvod here,
headed a patrol which was surprised
In the darkness by a band of Dlnn
Felners. No report has been received
regarding casualties among the at
tackers,. v "
SEPTEMBER WET SAY
, WaTpOSTER BEAUTY NOW A MOTHER. ' J
V. - .. " i
TO RETIRE FROM
Head and One of Founders of
Peoples Warehouse Owing to
III Health is Compelled to Re-;
linquish Management. j
R. D. SAYERSAND FRED I
LEON COHEN, PIONEER
KOCK I8UAND. 111.. 0 t. 1. lrnole Kiim's prettiet diiuirhler officially
chosen during tho war is now the mother of a fine baby Bill. Tlie mother
ti Mrs. Frank Htittoon, formerly M:a Frances Jordan, who wu xelected by
irnclc 8am himself from 2a, 000 photographs submitted, for the honor of posi
Ing for the war InHnmm-e powtprs. T'hese ioHtfrs hearing MIhs Jordan's pic
ture were writ brontlcHst vr the bind during the wwr.
JOSEPH N. SCOTT BECOMES COUNTY CHAPMAN
OF CLOTHING DRIVE FOR NEAR EAST RELIEF
Joseph X. Scott today accept d the, wear, be;ivy wrappers, woolen gloves
county chairmanship ,of. the Old anil tiit tans. -buuta and shoes, fell slip
Clothing Drive for the Near Kast fte- . pers and children a clothes of every
lef and has started Work- raising the sort
ity'S and cvvnty'n - quota.. - Senator: Oliw.l'ons fi r shipping are lo match
Hoy w. miner, who nss nccn cuair- j , its and lie the p crs loeetlier.
man felt unable longer to tlevnto lime ; The shoes In pairs. Wrap parcels se
ttle work and Mr.'Brott was tinted . Buret:; Clolliinir is wnnteil to reach
by B. K. Irvine, editor of .the .Oregon j Portland by October 10.
Journal. Itev. H. It. flnniH, pres oem
the Portland Ministerial Associa
tion and others to take-charge here.
For the old clothing drive. Mrs. W.
H. Wyrlck has been asked o serve as
lly chairman for I'endlelon.'Mrs. F.
I Orow for Athona and Mrs.t.eo.
.S-hlecl for Pilot Hook. Other ap
pointments will bo made as rapidly as i
l'""""' . 1 nae'l. thla wh.l.r n.lsa rolief Is f.
bundles may be left at any time at
ly volunlecr clia.racter. s
leaders of organ ifcat'on such ai
Appeals for Aid. , '
In an nppejil adrlresHed to the peo
ple of this comity today, Mr. Scott
The Near Kast Ftel-ef Is collecting
shipments of clothing for Armenia.,
where last winter thousands of or
phans perished from cold and expos
ure and whore thousands more may
the basement of tho First Christian
hunh as last year, and Hond I.'rot li
the Peoples Warehouse or Alcx-
Armenia's Klluutwm I'jmI
Stindy schools, young people's socie
ties, boy scout, parent-tesachers' asso-
CoiidHions In Armenia this winter ; clarion and all other are urgeu to use
ire to be as bad if not worse than Jast this notice as authority to start Imme-
Inter and tbe end of relief work n omifij m iimr rM...Mi . i . .
not yet In sight. Mr. Hcolt said today, leciton oi oiu ranmm, on..,,
Thev will depend chtcriy upon wnnu 'i '""
Americans send ihem In the way of
old clothing and the following articles
are asked : , , ,
Coals, dresses, sweaters, skirts blan
kets, petticoats, ovprcoals, .wool shirts,
wool scarfs, heavy hose, heavy utldcr-
to their local chairman where such If
appointed or forward to the county
chairman, Pendleton, Ore , or- direct
to the slate director. ,1. .1. llandmakcr.
06 Htork Kxchange, Portland, Ore.,
freight prepu d, if possible., , , ,
Beptemher was a, wet month, very,
very wet. according not only to Ihe
city recorder' record book but also
tho official weather records kept b t
'Major -Lee Moorhouso.. The major's
rmlnstick say that l.XI Inches of rain
fall during the month Just, ended
Most of this name In bunches for thcr
were 1 clear days, partly cloudy
and 6 cloudy.
The warmest days of the month.
September 2, S and 4, hud a tempera
ture of 89. Tho coldest day was 41
on Sept. 7. On Sept. 5 the greatest
range of tomperaturo was registorod.
11 ueing h aogrevs. n i,.. -
IN CHICAGO HATING $2.11 3-4 AT CLOSE
MpCANN BIdATj FAimKI.I.
PHOBNIX, Aria.. Oct. I. tA. P.)
Tii'lst- MrCsnn of Clevis id , knocked
tut Franklo - Farrell . of Chicago here
last , night In the second xound. of a
tehoduled 10-round .bout. McCann
knocked Farrell down thj-eo times be-
-fora. the: knockout.
They are light-
Today' weather report by Majoi
Leo Moorhouse, official observer.
Pcembor wheat went down to 3.1 1
J-4 On th Chicago' oxcnaiww
after opening at J2.16. quotations nu
2.08 at one time dining the trading
but rallied before the market cloned.
March wheat opened at ft.vi I--' ami
closed at il,07.
1.8 2 Mi
2. OS 3.1 I
J.10V4 o:iti S.07
1.6 I Vi
Pioneer Merchant Came to Pen
dleton in 1884 Moving to!
Present Site in 1890 in Only!
Building in Block. ' t
JxKin Cohen, "president of the Peo
ple Warehouse, will retire from active
UHiiHKH today. R. I. Kay res, who is
one of the city's best known mer
chants, Iwcomei vice president and
eneral manager. Kred Karl, who has
been with the concern Hi nee boyhood,
becomea manager and ecretary.
K nee the severe attack of illness
several yearn ago. when he was taken
from his office and the added rcspon-
sibUitleK and multiplied duties that
have accordingly come wllh the in-
:reaKCl growth of the Peoples Ware-
ioue. Mr. .Cohen has been advised
to retire from acllve buKiness life, the
move being: Imperative if he is to pre-
ervo his health. . . .
Oives Way to Young ItlmxI.
Mr. Cohen has become reconciled to
the change in the affairs of the Peo
ples Warehouse, and yields to "young
er blood" for whom he sees new and
promising opportunities in the increas
ed growth of Pendleton and surround
ing cities. s.
Tho men who are to lake command
re widely and favorably known. Both
are 1 rained and experienced men of
the highest character and integrity
and Ms. Cohen, who has had this
ihange In mind, has fceen compliment
ed for securing such forward looking
successors. They wish it understood
that they do not intend to make any
rad cal changes in the policies of the
institution. The same high standard
jand fair consideration is to be given as
Mr. Col Mil Appnx-'jitiT.
In retiring from bu!ne. Mr. Co
heir Jsf vwry appreciative of the patrori-
aee courtesies and kindnesses ever
shown him by the public, and lie is
deeply grateful to II for the treatment
accorded to him itersoimMy and the
Peoples Warehouse In the 3fi years of
business life and residence in Pendle
ton. '' - -
Mr. Cohen was remin'scent for a
few mnnipii'H today. He said. "Par
don me, but do you know that I came
here April 9, 1884. as bookkeeper for
Lehman & Blum whose general store
was on the corner now occupied by the
Inland 'Empire Fank. remained in
that position until September, , 1886,
when Mr. Faik, whom old-timers will
remember, was then clerking for the
yinie f.rm? 'Together we bought the
store, stock and fixtures .September I,
1886, naming it The Peoples Ware
house. We remained on this corner
until August 21. i8tt. when we leased
tho building one story at that time
in the present location, from the Jack-son-D'ckson
"The block was vacant not another
build'ng on the block at that time,
and many of our friends and patrons
thought we were committing commer
cial subvde, as yon know all the buni
npKS houses were on the opposite side
of 1he Ftreet. and we were even com
pelled to build a wooden walk from
one s'de of the street to tire other In
the middle of the block so that our
customers could cross over without
walking in the mud. It. has been prov
en that our ideas tf1thosc days were
THOUGH 50 HAVE
Trial of Remaining Defendants
in Taylor Muwter Case Twice
Adjourned Pending Drawing
of Another Panel.
BORAH TO QUIT
SENTIMENT AGAINST TWO
MAKES SELECTION HARD
TO BE EXHIBITED
Attorneys Appointed to Assist
in Plea for Prisoners, Show
Fight to Insure Fair and
Hotly Contested Debate.
Boys and Girls of County Will
. Have Eisplay at Hermiston
Dairy and H6g Show Begin
ning Friday, Oct. 8.
SlrC IVMfIIKti! MoHittllCIlt,
'Uenlly, I bate to think of all the
rood old days and how much c-J my
life has leen lived up in Pendleton for
there has been miifh joys and very lit
tle sorrow in all these years. Put let
me say here, that the happiest lb lug
wh'h or'irs to me
Pigs and calves raised by about 40
boys and girls, members of industrial
clubs throughout the county, will be
displayed far the first tfme at the Her
miston Dairy & Hog show which is
hold next Friday and Saturday, Oct.
8 and 9. The addition of the chil
dren's exhibits is expected to make
one of the best features of the show.
One hundred dollars in prices for
tho best animals displayed by the chil
dren have been announced by County
School Superintendent W. W. Green.
The stock will be judged by club
members as well.
Animals entered in the exhibits are
to be sold at auction after the prizes
have been awarded and judging com
pleted. The youngsters will have the
lasts b'd however, and will be given
the privilege of bidding tn their stock
if they diwure to keep them. , -
Jersey and grade calves, full blood-'
imI. Duroe .aifl. Pojand China pigs and
market pigs are to be displayed by the
youngsters. Those who come from
Cmapine will have their expenses and
-he xpenRcs' of shipping their stock,
paid by the county.
Kach of the s.x livestock 'clur In
the county will have a stock judging
team of three and the winner in stock
Judging w:il be sent to thfc Pacific
International Livestock Exposition in 1
Portland in November. The livestock ,
No jury has been obtained in the
trial of Klvie IX Kerby and John
italhie up to this afternoon, although
an even 50 men had been examined.
Twice the trial has been adjourned
until a new jury pane! could be
drawn, the second adjournment hav
ing come at 11 o'clock this morning.
The trial of the two remaining pris
oners charged with first degree mur
der for the killing of Sheriff Til Tay
lor Sunday, July 25 has been held up
because of the large number of venire
men excused for cause. At the time
of the second adjournment this morn
ing, the state had exercised four and
the defense 10 peremptory challenges.
There were 11 men in the Jury box at
adjournment, with four peremptory
j.nd May Conic Quickly.
Adjournment had to be taken at
2:30 yesterday afternoon when the
second panel was exhausted. At 9
this morning the selection of jurymen
was resumed and by 11 o'clock that
panel, too. was depleted, ft was pre
dicted that tb filling of tbe remain
ing places on the jury would be ren
dered less difficult when the per
emptory challenges are exhausted.
Twenty-three names were drawn on
Wednesday, 28 yesterday and 17 to
day. Of this number 39 have so far
been rejected. Of this number 15
were excused yesterday morning and
the remainder yesterday afternoon
and this morning. .
A packed court room awaits the
swearing in of a jury that will decide
the fate of tho -two men who - took
part in the fatal f:ght which took the
life of Sheriff Til Taylor. The general
sentiment i that both Kerby, known
as Jim Owens, and Rat hie, whose
real name is faffenbean. are bad men
and most of the veniremen have evi
denced a fixed state- of mind regard
Besides the men who were excused
for cause or otheiwise yesterday mor
ning, the following men have been ex
amined and excused or challenged:
H. B. Rees, defense permeptory;
Patrick P. Sullivan, state Permeptory;
Irreconcilable Leader Informs
Republican National Com
mittee He Will Talk No More
Under Its Auspices.
g. o. pnomInFe DENIES
LOSING HIS SUPPORT
Headquarters Says Business
Must be Cause and Speaker
Does Not Explain,, But
League Stand is Blamed.
WASHINGTON, Oct 1.- Senator
Borah has written -to republican head
quarters in New York and Chicago
asking that no more speaking dates be
made for him In the republican cam
pn'gn. -He also telegraphed Senator
rf.ram Johnson, another League of
Nations irreoonciilble. He Is awaiting
No Reason Given, ,
WASHIN0TOX. Oct. 1. (By J, W.
T. Martin, U. P. Staff Correspondent.
nator Borah, "irreconcilable"
leader, today notified republican head
quarters that he will fill no .more
speaking dates under the auspices of
the republican national committee, it
.n learned from a reliable source to
day. Borah gave no reason for hra decision.
liusiiiem Given As Cause.
NEW .YORK, Oct. 1. U. P.)
When informed of Senator Borah's
decision to make no more speeches
under the direction of the republican
national committee, it was stated at
New York headquarters today that the
following telegram was received from
Borah: "In reply to your letter. I
dou't care to maKe any further spea.fi
ng dates." This, it was declared, is
taken to mean that Borah will speak
no more at present, owing to the pres
sure of personal business.
judging (earn of the Hermiston calf j frank Baling, cause; J. E. Marshall,
club will bo barred as it has competed
in the state fair at Salem.
Umapine has two teams and Her
miston two teams, while Umatilla and
Columbia have one each. Henry Som
merer. of Columbia, and K. J. Kirk, of
Cmaoine have assisted their younatprs
in their preparations for the exhibit.
They are local club leaders. .
In addition loMhe children exlnb-
cfense premeptory; Ralph A. Holte,
cause; Peter Baker, cause; Hugh Mc
Intyre, defence peremptory; W. L.
11 row n. state peremptory; C. J. Ward,
defense peremptory; A. Avey. ca"$e;
George Done, cause; James K. Hill,
cause; P. 1 Jackson, cause; , C. A.
Perkins, cause; John Muir, carse;
Charles A. Bonney, cause; C. W. Rec
ords, state peremptory; R. J. Camp
bell, cause; S. Eaton, cause; G. H.
Its. there are expected to be entries of
livestock not only from this county Coppinger, cause; A. B. Rothrock, de-
hnt from AVnlla Walla and Southeast- fense peremptory: George C. Baer,
NJURY KILLS CAPTAIN
OF HIGH SCHOOL SQUAD w
PHILADELPHIA. Oct. 1. (U. P.)
The flint football death of Ihe neu
ron wart reported here todnv when
Molvin Keppler, rigor 17, captain of
the Iockhuvcn Hlgrn School uievvii
died of a broken neek. unstained in
cause; Harvey C. Maneia, cause;
' George H. Root defense peremptory,
j Attorneys E. J. Clark and P. M. Col
I lier. appointed by the court to assist
j in the dereuse of the two prisoners.
I are showing- fight on any venireman
whom they believe should be chal-
or excused and are workniB
rdost to insure a fair trial for
the two defendants. The trial bids
fair to be holly contested once a Jury
is obtained and it is drawing a large
following both of men and women, in
terested in the o"utcome.
cllnc, brought about a recovery of
five cents from bottom prices. '1 lit
oio?e, hiywever. whs not strong. Re
ceipts were small and there was a
slight Improvement In the milling de
mand which found reflection In alight-
ly higher premiums lor red wlioat. ai-. tat j, rooples
though the premium or nam waaji,,, a ,-! r a monument of all my
easier. No duubt a good export oja- , ycars f labor, la to go Into the hands I
iness wan dune, today but. tho bulk ofjf mei wn win ,.,,nini,e the high
it probably was of Canadian variety M'Hn!nrd liberal policies ami lirond
mid the Influence on prices in U"-' .nr'nc rlek that have made The Peo-1
market unimportant- As some of our piOH ..Warehouse 'a respected household!
economic students view the sltuatlou. name 'n this vast Inland empire. 'M.v j HnVHl.VSOX, Kins.. Oct. t. (A.
.'veiyui.iii in tno country .om mosijwin ,, my fr'ends and customers p OVCI-'nor cix declared Thursdis
vttul necessities to the high priced iWi C(mtnue to bo such." . i . " ..,.uM have voted drv on prohibi-
luxurlcs. are quoted "asked and not"- I tion had he have been acting under
ml." Irani a specuiauve ,w-( ..... , v. .... .,- ,, ',. ,rru,,,x:anr ,,K
led wet 3J
SIEHEiHAMG VOTED WET
'33 TiES, DRY TOE sE
STARVING FOR 50 DAYS!
llenles loosing Speakers
MARION, Oct. 1. (U. P.) All ele
ments of the republican party united
on the League of Nations Issue. Sena
tor Harding said today, replying to re
ports that Senators Johnson aod Bo
rah had advised him they were going
to quit the stump unless a more ex
treme stand be taken by the candidate
against the league. "The story is un
true," Senator Harding said, adding
that he had no letter from either sen
ator on the subject- He further stat
ed that Hoover and Taft intend to trt
the stump shortly. They represent me
pro-League element in the party.
The creation of a federal depart
ment of public weirare was proposed
by Harding as a practical step toward
administering a program of social jus
tice. He spoke to a large delegation
ot women at his. front porch.
Says League Is "Scrapped."
PAN. FRANCISCO, Oct. 1. Senator
i hnson commenting today on a re
port that Borah had joined him in an
effoi t to dee rmine if Senator Harding
woulil "scrap" the league or natoina.
said: "In my opinion, and this I say
from his publi . irterances. Senator
Harking has "scrapped" the league of
r.atioris. J know not hing of other mat
if lis mentioned in the dispatch."
WORTH $1,300 STOLEN
SEATTLE. Oct. 1 (A. P.)
Theft of Indian costumes valued at
$1300 from Homer Watson, a chief oC
the Yakima Indians at Toppenlsh.
Wash., was reported, to the Seattle po
1'ce by Watson yesterday. The home
of the chief was raided, he said, while ,
he and his family were out In the
mountains after huckleberries. The
thefts included a number of articles
made by Watson and- his wife and a
head dress purrhasprt fro m a P oca tell o
Indian for $400, Watson reported. An-
iSDO.V, Oct. 1. (V. P.) Lord
MacSwiney today began the
day of his hunger striking, suf- other, head dress made by the thief
ferin more pain than at any time
isince his imprisonment.
' Saturday prob
j ably rain.
LONDON 38 V4
2.1.2" 24. 05
envHries coincident with export buying
but as long as the feeling persists that
donation is under way, the logical
course should be to make sales on
t orn New low prices on tho crop
were made before noon and Hlthougn
a sharp covering rally wotirrcd later
In the session, there was nothing In
the general news to -revive confidence
mint the fact must not bo overlooked (Monday evening to remain for some ,no 7"'" ' " r""
ht a'tu I o" Edging sales makcsj..n.e and from .here , CaUfornla I Harding JJ",
Musceptible to sharp re j hoping that the quiet and climate will "' tvvo
- " . " ... . , 1 ' K ..r hanafU , tils hmtllll I ' ' " "
STAFFS OF TWU SUVILI
ARMiES FALL CAPTIVE
CANNOT COME DOWN
NOW SAYS DEALER
GRAND RAPIDS. Mich.,
tA. P.) There can be no
wnn September out of tho jpediicLon In the price of furniture, ac
DEMOCRATS AND G. 0. P.
VIE FOR Rl
and valued at (300 was also taken.
More democrats than republicans
lesistered with County Clerk It. T.
Hrown yesterday but today the repub
licans were far in the lead, up to press
time. Registration is the cnief bus
iness of the clerk's office this week,
ns the books close for the general elec-
WARSAW, Oct. 1. (.V.Polish com- tuui at 5 o'clock tomorrow evening.
There were 90 registrations maae
niiiiiiiiue today reported continuation j
unit' i9 t nim-hci ,n,in,. . - ' j iefirniiiir in h MiHLfuicru iiiaue jfsht- ni I lie HnvHmc e.tfv -h,.-ib.. . ,.v . . ,
'itself by declining twenty five cents jmly j()in j. young Cleveland . pres- 'staffs of two bolshevik divisions being publicans and 3 Independent. This
I per bushel limn yesterday s prices. . of ,,, retall furniture dealers" j. aptured in that region. The Poles j morning 27 republicans were reg'ster-
i Receipts continued lurge and the de- association of the U. S.. following in-!claim tbey have routed Ihe sixth BO-;ed, while democrats numbered but 10.
Inland was sluggish. Homo killing Ivestlgation ordered by that body. Iviet army and have occupied the rail-(There were four independents and one
iiv,.Mi rnmrted over surplus growinrf "lu.wever. ' said Mr. Young, 'wo wav at Sarniy. The bnlsliev;Ki nae socialist In toaa s list aiso.
........ ..... ... ..1 litllf. ,,,lnl,lpnilt,in II .laBiruhli, u nH fr Ihn Kam a..u,.t,a.I Klnnlm. I V.,inv of the registrant 8T6 WOIUeil
CHrCAOO, t t. 1. Wheat price. ln nmri(et, as It Is admitted thuttorests of tbe Amer can home that
rtceded sharply and the market ruled the of the ciop Is safe and a mn-jeonciTted effort he exerted by the
heavy until shortly liefore tho close, tl(y o( Bo(t ,,,. Ht any rato would not jmanufacturers to reduce manuractur
when the appearance of iihort cover- nclo values. !" costs, other than labor and to re-
Ing Induced on possfblllty of a good , fleet these reductions In the finished
export business bemyidone on the de- (Continued from page SO 'product as soon as possible."
LUVtil K APPlJOVKt ACTION".
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. L A. P.!
Pacific Coast league dtreotors today
upheld suspension of player Kumlcr
for alleged gambling.
Inking advantage of the first t:me of
i their riKht. of franchise, which has
been given them for quite a while In
t regon but which has been stimulated
by the passage of the federal equal
FEES FOR 0UIJA BOARD
MESSAGES ARE TAXABLE
SAN FRANCISCO. Oct. I. (A. P.)
Fees for ouija messages and fortune
tellings are subject to war tax Ilk en
tertainment admission charges, Justus
S. Wardell. collector of Internal reve
nue department, ruled yesterday. Ho
asked the police to aid la locating
mediums and spiritualist sne'ettes
charging ait mission to their circles.
KILLED IN RUNAWAY
BCTTF.. Mont., Sept. Xt. 1. (A.
P I Engineer Met and five unidenti
fied men were killed at Piedmont last
flight wherj 40 empty cars In an east-
bound Milwaukee freight broke away
on a mountain grade and rraahed Into
a standing gravel train. Officials pre
sumed that the unidentified dead wera
stealing a ride oa tbe treigat.