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f BE EAST OREGQNIAN IS
fJurtiber of copies printed of yesterday'
Thli paper if a itinmt.br of and audit
by tho Audit Bureau of Circulation.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
FRENCH GOVERNMENT DENIES SPOKESMAN
TALKEITH HARDING ON LEAGUE ISSUE
IC1T SNAP WITH
Lloyd George Will Propose So
lution for Unemployed at
' Earliest Chance and Settle
ment Talk is Heard.
MINERS DISTURB WITH
First Wintry Weather Strikes
Country But Government ' is
Well Prepared and Will Con
cede But Little Ground.
LONDON', Oct 19. (Ily Webb Mil
ler. V. P. Htaff Correspondent.) The
British parliament went directly to the
coal strike problem when it convened
for ltd Tali session today. Sir Robert
Home, president of the board of trade,
put the caae before parliament In a
poech reviewing the negotiations with
miner's leadera on their wane do
pmnda. rne rtrst cold weather of (lie year
(truck England today, cmphiisixlng
the possibilities of suffering due to the
atrike. Premier IJoyd George la said
tn have promlaed the niayora of Lon
don borough that he would projmse
a aolutlon for the unemployed at the
firat opportunitty. Weather and tha
rlota yeaterday in Whitehall and
Downing seleets are eiiiected to force
the question to the f ron In connection
with the coal atrike.
Miner Stage- Paraele
LONDON. Oct. IS. U'. P.) The
atrike disturbances In the coal region
-.vi ere reported from Toiidu and Tandy,
mining centera tn Wales today. Large
fcodlea of miner gathered In both I
cillea about midnight singing. 'The
ae mcy mnrenea aonui uie
dim atreeta. Shop wlndoera were ston'-
ea out no aenoua uumaao resuiieu.
Unofficially, report rpread that at
the end of a fortnight a proposition
may be put forth that will enable the
miner's leadera to aave their faces
while the government "will not have
to yield much ground. The govern
ment attitude la said to ho unchanged
that the way la oprt for resumption
of negotlatlona but thut it will not take
Officially, It waa ald the country la
In good ahape to withstand the strike.
JiiiB-arata Settlement Plan
LONDON, Oct. 1. (U. P.) A way;
to renewed negotlatlona In tho nation
wide British coal atrike were opened
' tiy William Brace, ..labor member,
shortly after parliament reassembled
today. Ho proposed tho miners Iks
jrlvan an Increase of fwo shillings a
day until January 1 and In the mean
time the ownera and miners wouM
work out a permanent wage scale unu
tho government, with representatives
of tho miners, and ownera would de
cide on a profit shaHnr "'nn.
Doconibcr wheat dropped to
today after opening at 12.07 to,
March whoat went to M.GW
onenlr.g at IJ.00',4. Following
tho figures from Overbeck
Co., local brokers: ,
Dec. 2.07 H
March 2.00 V,
. . .. u..in ! Moorhouso
. , Reported oy j-
Barometer 29 ".
Rainfall .18 Inches.
fair Uh heavy
to killing frost
In the morning.
THE ONLY INLAND EMPjR E
COUNTY SMEPT BY CRIMINAL
WAVE IN PAST NINE-MONTHS
SELDOM EQUALED IN OREGON
BPRIXGFJEIJ, Mo., Oct. 19. (A.
P.) Responsibility fur .the "blood of
every man killed because of world In
Ktabllltty" following tho war "Ilea upon
the head'' of thoae aenutora who have
sought to "scrap the Immortal docu
ment of Veraalllea," Secretary Daniels
declared In an, address here tonight.
The world today would be "stable and
prosperous" If the aenate majority
had "mooaured tip to ita doty" aa did
American aoldicra In tho trenchea, he
All advertising r.ignH on Ihe right of
way of the alate and coonly highway
In Oregon muni conic down. Tho edict
ha (una nut from the office of Her
bert Nunn. atale engineer, that the
mgns iniiHt bo removed, 't. C. In
gram, loc.it in? engineer from the off
fire at La Grande, In here today on a
survey of this feature.
Advertising signs may be removed
to pr vale t-ropcrly adjacent to hlgh
waya providing arrangement la made
with the ownera of the property. Any
parann i empowered by law to remove
a privately owned sign from the right
of way of rny road, however.
The atate will erect uniform road 1
signs, with travel data, on them, j
Boon aa all thta data baa ben collect
i id. Mr. 1 'Brain will obtain thexe sla
! Hat lea while in the county, aa well as
! locate the s'.gns which must he
. ,er (hc provsloM
NEW YORK. Oct. 19. (A. P.)
Organisation of the Lawyer League
for Cox and the league of Nations
was announced here today by the dem-
ocratio national committee. The pur
pose of the leaguo Is national In Its
scope. It waa said.
VUi HSR PUiMITTi:i
FT. I.OI'IS, Oct. 19. (!'. P.) The
senate committee here invest'gntliiB
the campaign expenditures. probed
the "hostetler deal." whereby a. fine of
1 1 62,0011 waa imposed by the govern
ment on the Pittsburgh lilttcrs Com-
20. r.O 20.25
16. i5 16.00
14. SO II. K0 14.50
(From tnerbock St Cooke Co.)
8wlsa. 1586. .
Coretihaten, 1398. '
Spiilii, 1422. .
Roi mania, 173. .
(From Overlwk & t'ooko Co.)
News Hureau says Coffee, 25 lo 36
lower; sugar 5 lower to 25 higher;
lead weak off 1-2 cent; silver weak off
2 cents, copper unsaleable at 16 cents;
rubber market dead at lowest levels of
many years; leading lines cotton goods
cut 50 per cent: vegetable oils decline
generally; barring steel rails entire
steel market woak, potatoes ten cents
lower per 100 pounds; poultry 1-2 to
2 lower; butter 1-2 to 1-4 lower.
ivuuuuued ou (tag .J
NEWSPAPER GIVING ITS' READERS THE BENEFIT OF DAlLf
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, TUESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER
In the past nine months final 111.
county hB had a record of criminal
cases which the district attorney's of
fice believes has aeldom been equalled
In this atate. The September term nf
court alone brought out 16 cases, and
the two previous terms of court were
.t.moKt aa heaey with criminal actions.
8'x t.ien have oeen sent to the slate
prison since January l, on murder
convtetlona. Three of these are under
aentence to hang while the other three
are tn for life terms. With the excep
tion of Nell Hurl, who -waived trial by
a pica of guilty to firat degree murder,
all were tried by Jury and convicted.
Since the first of the year the only
man Indicted by a grai.d Jury who waa
not later found guilty waa Hubert
Hunter. He was indicted at the Hep j
lembcr term for calf stealing, Jjut the
trial Jury brought in a verdict of not
ullty. Fifteen ot hers Indicted by "the
September grand Jury have been found
guilty and sentenced.
I'matil'.a county has been sending
more men to the state prison this year
than any county with the exception of
Multnomah. All year long men have
I'f'cn going to yalem by twos and
threes. In charge of the sheriff or his
deputies, to serve sentences. The larg
est consignment was five at one time
This was the trip on which Kcrhy.
KathlB, W ioi, Henderson and Llnd
gren were taken.
President Gray and Other High
Officers Were Taken for a
Trip Through Wheat Fields
of Umatilla County.
Pendleton was hott laat evening to
all the high officials of the I'mon
Pacific and -W. K. N. systems
here on all official tour of Inspection
of the lines whlcli enmprbe the Vnion
Pacific system between Omaha and
Seattle. Curl R. dray, president, and
nearly two score, of other officers,
comprised the party.
Whllo conditions along the lines are
being Investigated by the directors In
their present tr p. no stutemint, was
made by any in the party as lo the ul
timate result of this trip. Mr. dray
has been president only a few months
and tliia is his first coni Icte official
tour over the entire system, lie and
other I'nion Pacific heads were join
ed at Huntington by beads of the O-
W. R. & N., snli-iidlaiy to ,the L. P.
The president's special train, arriv
ing here at 4 o'clo k from the ea-st,
waa stopped at the Eaht Court .trett
crossing where Mrs. Gray and ethers
of the party allRhtcd to ko. through
the Pondleton Woolen Mills. Promi
nent nienilx'rs of Ihe Pendleton Com
mercial Assoc'atlon met the party
there with autos and took them on a
lour of tho -wheat lands out Helix
way. AI1 were delighted with the
view of tho country shown them.
The local men had a abort confer
ence with President Oray last evening
but, no entertainment was desired by
the officials, who arc out to survey
conditions. Their special train of
seven cars left for Portland at 9:30
last night. i
Resides President Oray, officials In
the party Included K. K. Calvin and
Harry Adams, vice presidents; J. P.
O'Urlen, general manager of the O-W.
R. P..; M, J. Buckley, general su
perintendent; 1.. N. Finch, uss'.-tant
general superintendent; Harvey
Louiisliury, general freight agent:
William McMurray, general passenger
agent, W. Hollons, division superin
tendent, and Harold Young, construc
Tom Barclay, of this city iw cx
''ticratcd of all hlnme for the death of
Mrs. Martha Ownboy, of Freewater, in
the report of the grand Jury filed with
'he county clerk .Saturday night. Mr.
Barclay was driving hla cur along the
state highway north of Freewater lust
winter when It struck the woman and
husband, dealing death to her.
The Inquest, held at Freewator,
dcarcd Mr. Barclay of all blame for
'he fatal accident. Witnesses called
by Deputy Attorney C. Z. Randall all
Inclined to the theory that the accident
was unavoidable. From another
source, however, came demands for a
gland Jury Investigation of the acci
dent and grand Jurors from that sec
tion agreed to satisfy these demands.
A complete exoneration resulted.
IN ARTICLE 10
Governor Cox Points to Error
of Statement That Provision
in League of Nations Cove
nant Blocks All Hope,
NEW ENULArtD DRIVE
Early Morning Crowds Rousa
Ohio Executive and Special
Train i,s Brought to Halt for
Speech, en Negligee.
WORCESTER, Mass., Oct 19. (By
Herbert W. Walker. V P. Staff Corre
spondent) The way to Irish free
dom la opened by Article 10 of the
League, of Nations covenant, not block
ed by It, aa opponcnta of the league
contend, Senator Cox declared here to
day, opening his New England cam
paign. Governor Cox said provisions
nf Article fn against external aggresr
alon by one nation against another will
wipe out an obstacle which has stood
in the way of Irish independence for
hundreds of carsthe contention of
a fr-.'o Ireland, because its geographical
lelatkn might menace that codntry.
Crowd Roiimk ;iormr.
FPRI.VGFIELD. Mara.. Oct. lit. (A.
I) Rc'Ti'mding to cal'a of the crowd
early thia morning Governor Cox ap
peared in pajamas with a long over
coat buttoned to hia chin. He spoke
five minutes on the rear platform.
Inr Meotlnss Today.
WORCESTER, Mass., Oct?. 13. (A.
P.) Governor Cox carrel hia cam
paign Into New ;E1igland. with tiiree
New Hamthire Aleetlnea today and
a rflght meeting at Roaton.
PROPOSAL TO DAM
ST. LAWRENCE IS
MET BY DIVISION
HOSTO.V. Oct. 19. A divided alti
tude toward the proposal to dam the
St. Lawrence river as a means of
opening thu great Lakes to direct com
merce with Atlant.c ports and to de
velop great quantities, of electric pow
er was expressed yesterday by speak
ers at a hearing conducted by the in-N
trnationai Joint commission, compos
ed of representatives of Canada and
the Cnlted States.
Henry I. Harriman, president of the
New iF.ngl.md power company, favoied
the. plan aa "the best possible means oi
insuring the future prosperity of New
EoLind." T.'eut. (iov. fhaitnin? Cox
I said thet the benefit expected from
the Weveinpnient might be offset b
the ToKS of shipping from Boston and
other New England posts.
The sentiment of Pendleton people
regarding the death sentence for the
murderers of Sheriff Til Taylor Is ex
presKed by Rev. All ri d i .of k wood,
pastor of the Church of the Redeemer
and one of the most To-ominent m'n
isters of the city, In a letter to Gover
nor Hen W. Olcott.
who w.is a person-
fiiend of tho bile shoi-ilf and who
preached the funeral sermon for the
murdered man, points out that the
community refrained from taking the
law Into its own hands because the
people felt sine the death penalty
would be Inflicted. In his funeral icr
mon for Sheriff Talor, Rev. 1 ock
wooil urged that no violence be done.
Following is the lelt-r In full:
October 14th, lS'-'O
To the lloiiorablo lien W. Olcott.
Governor of Oregon,
Dear jovernor tneott:
"The Morning Oiegonian." In Its Is
suu of Thursday. October 14th, car
ries a story on the third page entitled.
"Clemency Itel'used Three Taylor
Slayers." This article contains u Set
ter written to you by Rev. W. H. Cox
of llils city asking for a commution of
sentence for the three men convicted
of first degree murder for the slaying
of the late Sheriff Taylor of this coun
ty and your answer to that appeal.
This letter is not written to prolong
the controversy or continue newsa-
per publicity but simply to give the
other side of the question by a min
ister who believes thut he Is even bet
ter Informed concerning the senti
ment of Pendleton In this matter
than Is Mr. Cox. In every case of this
nature there Is always a little group
that shows their Judgment to be
warped and distorted by their senti
ments. You may rest assured that
your position In this matter Is en-
(Contlnued on page 5 )
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS REPORTS FROM BOTH JHE ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNIJED
WILL TALK TONIGHT
ON LEAGUE ISSUE AT .
THE ARCADE THEATRE
M. A. Miller who is to arrive thuii,ubl!--m laf(
evening from Portland for a political I
address at the Arcade theatre will give
the first speech yet made in Pendleton
by the Cox and Roosevelt forces. Ac
cordingly the event is tiv'.n looked for
ward to with interest. The menini If
I scheduled to open at 7:30 and there
will be music l,y the orchestra and a
free motion picture show.
GRILLED BY COX TOR
Coleman DuPont, Harding Na
tional Committeeman From
- Delaware Exposed in Con
nection With" Anti-Leapue
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 10. (A
IM 1'se of his opposition in an edi
torial tn his newspapers six years ago
criticising traveling salesmen was den
nounced. by Governor Cox in hia ad
dress here tonight, closing his present
home state campaign.
The traveling men's bureau of the
republican national committee, under
the leadership o Coleman ru Pont,
republican national committeeman
for Delcwaro, Governor Cox charged,
is spreading "false propaganda" that
the governor had attacked American
Reiterating that the editorial wat
written by a paid editorial writer
A'hile the governor was absent, Gover.
lor Cox recited how he had compelled
in Immediate editorial apology from
"Krnpp of Aiiinrica"
Coleman Du Pont. Governor Cox
:aid. Is not a traveling man but "the
Crupp cf America." Citing his owi
.( s't'on for tho league of nations ant"
hat, of i-Vnntor, H-trdins, his rejMi'.ili
an oppr'iient,. Governor Cox wUd tha
the On Pont family had "grown fi
nancially fat and Indolent on the prof
ts of "war" and that he was not sur
prised that Mr. Du I'ont was eipposinp
his election. "
"I rim not so murh concerned abou'
the deceitful propaganda," said Gov
ernor Cox, "cs I am to have the peoph
inders'.and just what is going em. 1
'lold in toy hand the letter and circula
ssued by Coleman Du Pont as chair
man of the traveling men s bureau oi
Ihe republican national committee. I
"hink everyone knows that Coleman
i)u Pont is not a traveling man and
'hut he has nn great public interest
M stake In this campaign. I can un-
dersiand how be would undertake t'
organize groups and rtir up prejudices
to encompass by tiefenl because' Cole
man Du Pont, as the Krupp of Amer
ica, a member of the great niuhitioli
family, knows what it riieans should
t be eleeled and secure, the ratification
of the treaty of peace and the leasio
"When nun bleed und die on the ll
Metieut. the munition ma sera receive j
dividends, and the leavrno of nations j
ieiinitely provides ngainM t'i's sort j
of profiteering in the f iture. Not onl j
is the league of nations designed to
make peace permanent but it provides
for taking away tho agencies of war!
for a general disarmament, und as the
first step toward dis armament and l
war prevention, it declares against the '
manufacture of munitions in a'ly event
by private concerns, because "such
concerns inspire and incite war. No
wonder Coleman Pit Pont Is Interest
ing himself in hehalf of the reactiou
ary cantlidate whose motto is 'scrap
the league of nations.' "
FRENCH AND BRITISH
JOIN PROTEST OVER
LONDOX, Oct. lit. (A. P.)
French and British representative ati
Warsaw today handed a note to thel
Polish government protesting the
cupatlon of Vllna.
BANDIT TRIO MAKES
HAUL OF $70,000 IN
CHICAGO, Oct. 19. (C. P.)
Three bandits today HM:urtd
2,o cash and 5,'9 In ne-
4 Cr.tli.l.la r.nr.Ai.. t.l.t A
i up Carl Maurer, a bank messen-
! i Ifer. !
G. 0. P. NOMINEE QUITS
iiVA'lAS, Georgia, Oct. 19. (A. P.)
Ill a letter to c. P. Goree. chairman
, of the republican atate committee for
! 3eorg a, G. H. Williams, republican
candidate for senator in opposition to
Thomaa B. Watson, democrat, asked
to be permitted to withdraw from the
rm e and that the state committee en
dorse the nomination of Mr. Watson
on the ground that Watson la advocat
ing many issues endorsed liy the re-
TO MEET AND ELECT
A iil-vs ineet:nq of "all Pendle'on
people who hold annual membership
it. the Red Cross will !.; held tomorrow
U 7:30 p. m. in the club room of the i tl,,ns wi,h Harding either "formally or
library for the purpose of electing 10 j informally,'' "officially or unofficial
members of the hoard of directors of!'"-'
the L'ma'illa County Red Cross.
Members of the boni 1 elected tn
n orrcw will met October 27 with di
rectors from other branches of the
Red Cross In the county, and will
elect a county chairman, vice-chair'
man and treasurer. The secretary
will be chosen by the chairman. The
constitution provides that the officers)
oe cnosen from amoror tne 10 Pen-
L. C. Scharpf county chairman, will
preside at the meeting tomorrow
OFF COSILY OFFEMB
. SEVASTOPOL. Oct, 19. (A. p.)
Wrangel forces were defeated today
with heavy losses in an al'empt to
take Kakohova Bridgehead, the killed
'nclud'ng the general commanding the
cavalry. Trotsky is said to be person
ally directing the soviet campaign
Moro Kvpitiditurc Pro hex Loom
om, . . .
.T. LOl ii-. Oct. 19 l . P.)-en-!.,d
atorlal campaigns where excessive use
nf money is alleged will be investirat -
United States sub-committee
expenditures, after the
,",'"'"f' u,.Tl. ' cenon
announced as the committee renewed
:ts ivestigation here yesterday.
iED AND FIFTY
Three hundred and fifty teachers,
'rpresenting the staffs of both Morrow
nd I'matllla counties, will convene in
iolnt institute at Pendleton high school
.( morrow morning. The sess:on will
continue through Wednesday, Thuns
nay and Friday, terminating at 2:30
.There will .be .programs. in the audi
torium of the high school both on
Wedneselay anel Thursday evenings.
The teachers will have free time from
.10 to s p. m.. however, the Wednes
day and Thursday meetings being tint
Hi to end at 3:30
Chun-Ires Aid Housing:
Churches are looking after the hous
ing of the teachers but more rooms
are needed. County Superintendent W.
W. Gi-een said toelay. He desires per
sons 'with accommodations- for the
two nights, Wedneselay and Thursday,
to call him at 419.
Registration will take place at the
high school at ! tomorrow morning.
I The S'iO teachers from this county and
I mo from the aeljolning county are ex
ipected to register in an hour. The
'opening exercises ure schoduled for 10
j Music led by Mis. S, Hi Forshaw, A
jsolo by tiswald (Hson and an address
of wele'onie by Superintendent Green
will open the Institute. The assembly
will be addressed by J. F. Brumbaugh
on Tne rAonmon or xne scnoei
Teucher In Literature." Physical ex-oii-lse
led by Miss Eva Hanson will fol-
Plan lH'imrtimtual Soion
Departmental sessions, for grade
oc-.teachers, high scheol teachers and
I principals will consider many of the
The Eat Oregon Isn fa Etra Ore.
font crnatoat newspaper and aa
Hling forca flvm to tha adrtl
owir twin the guaranteed paid clrcu.
lation In Pendleton and ( matllla to
ty of any other newspaper.
CITY OFFICIAL PAPE2
In Answer to Query From Presi
dent Wilson Anti-League
Candidate Admits French
Government Not Involved.
French Embassy Insists Their
Government Had No Deal
ings With Harding Formally t
or Informally Any Time.
WASHINGTON', Oct. 1 (A. P.) .
Assurance have been given the atate
department today by Count D'Ebern,
French charge, that the French gov
ernment haa not given authority to
any one to approach Senator Harding
with the soiRgestlon that he take the
lead in forming a new ttvorld associa
tion. The French Charge told Under-Secretary
of Sta'e Davis he waa assured
the French government had delegated
r.o spokesman to act for it in negotia-
MARION, Ohio, Oct. 19. The text
of Senator Harding's letter, sent tn ,
reply to one from President Wilson
asking whether the senator had been
. I correctly quoted In his 'Green castle
uear Jir. rresiaeni:
'I have before- m a. press copy of
jyour letter to me of this date, though
I am not In, receipt of the original
'copy, i am glad to make a prompt
"It,is very gratifying that you hca
I date to draw inference without my
assurance that I am correctly quoted.
The quotation as reported in your let
ter Is not exact. The notes of the
t steneigrapher reporting my remarks
me as saying: 'France has sent
spokesmen to me informally ask
ing America In Its new realization of
'he situation to lead the way for an
association ef nations.' '
Repudiates Own Words
"I am sure that my words could not
be construed to ray that the French
government has sent anybody to me.
The thought I was trying; to convey
j was that there had come to me those
:who spoke a sentiment which they
Irenresented to be very manifest among
'the French people, but nothing could
I suggest the French government hav
! tng violated -the proprieties of Inter-
i national relations. Official Franco
never seek to go over your high
j nffil.e 0r chicf expcutive , apneH
. , ,h A,r!, , .. ..,,
"f can see no impropriety in private
oilb.ells of or in Americana
(Continued on page 5.)
mutters directly concerning these par
ticular teachers. Miss Hanson will
had the physical education, Mrs. For-
shaw the music. Miss Delia Rush the
history and civics and Thomas Gentle
the reading and English In the grade
In the high school section the first
address will be "The Aim tn Teaching"
hy E. J. Klemme. A'istin Lundreth
will address this section at 1 o'clock
c, ..jsh School' Covermnent." "Phsy-
jrhology and Work" hi the title of Mr.
Erumbaugh's address before the third
session of the high school department.
In the principals' department, Mr..
Brumbaugh 'will give the mnrnlnv ad
dress on "Imagery and Education."
Mr. Landreth will speak on "Superin
tendent. Principal and Teacher" befor
the final session.
Ian h at ScIkioI
Following lunch, served during tho
noon hour by the high school cafeteria,
there will lie departmental session and
on assembly at 5. Cash Woiat will
play a trombone solo and Prof. Thomas
Gentle will apeak on "Problem Makina
and Problem solving-.'
At o'clock tho chorus from Lin
coln school eighth grade will slux
seven classical numlssrs. The children
were trained by Mrs. Forshaw. Mr.
Klemme will give his address on
"Parental Responsibility," for the spa
da! benefit of parents. The parents
Teachers Association will have a largo
All schools In the county will b
e'ewed during tho three day of the In
stltute. All teacher are required by
law to attend,