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ffumbtt of eopie jtrtnud of j-eiterdar't
The East Orogonlsn I ICtie fre
nra trtilMi hwpr"f ana a a
nin fore live to the adti.
IThlj opf ti fnrfn&w ni ar.A audltrd
br the Audit Bureau of circulations.
" , ".,.-a
I COUNTY OPnCIAL PAPER
over twice the (ruarnntt pt elrmi
lation In Pnd1ton and Umatilla eoua
tjr of any other aewspaper.
CITY OFTICIAL PAPE3
DAILY EAST 0REO0NIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, TUESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 2, 1920.
VOTERS QF NATION ARE SWARMING TO POLLS
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s- j ijrJ y ujf daily wyu yuvju u
J L,(l !rgl... ".ID -
BY MILLIONS ANl tfOTE, NEVER
NEW YOHK. Nov. Z. (A. I'.) Men and women volcrB In 4S
mutes went la the IIh toiiuy to mleot tlio new iirtsldenl. Kofure
duwn of ahother riuy tne country In nil likelihood will know whether
Warren O. Harding or Jamea 11. Cox hna been elected. A retold vote
' of between 0 and 30 million la expected.
NEW TOTtK. Nov, I. (V. I.)
American people went to the oIIm by
million! today to deliver their vorilict
on the Imura of the U'-'O camfm'Kn.
Karly Indications In the cant were that
an unprecedented vote would be
polled. At a. in. when New York
polling placca opened, knota of voters
war waiting at the doors of many
of them. Many women were among
the first .In fine. . Italn la .threatened
and thero was a chance that rain
might keep down the total vote which
seemed likely to break all rccorda.
Tammany Hall was the eccne of
trealastetlvlty early, toddy, .much of It
being devoted to getting out a vole
for Hmilh, the democratic candidate
for' governor. democratic ' leuUm-N
hore said Oovernor Vox In sincerely
confident of winning. They have' been
In freiient communication with the
candidate during the f lonlnif tiouin ur
the Campaign, and uid" he -believed
the result would be a surprise. The
Whits House Is also bald to bo quite
confident. Republican headquarters,
on the other hand, reflected the alti
tude of Harding which ha described
. as being one of completo "compla
cence." ;Nsw York Is planning an old-faih.
lonad election night celebration.
This Is the first -national- dry" eJnc
Hon In history, but It Is reported there
will, be. enough "hip" goods to enliven
the crowds which will -pack I'ark
How, Broadway, and forty-second
stieet to cheer the victory tonlkt.
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i Hlft MU Vote Kxprctd.
POKTLANO. Nov. i,(V. p.)
With favorable weather reported gen
erally throuont frpon. U iii.il,
eated that an unprecedented vole
would b polled today. The early
voting here was- heavy. .
Wmm Pull Big ntr,
NEW YORK. Nov. i (U. I
The heaviest vote ever raat In a. na
tional election Is being polled today,
according ot all reports reaching the
I'nlted rress. Kor the first time In
American history, every woman citi
zen ha chance to vol for preM
dent. U oris showed nearly- a many
women aa men were In the early
llnenps at the polla. Weather condi
tions throughout the I'nlted Htatea
are unsettled. In the eat there was a
threat of rain; in the mlddlo west
there was rain and some snow: on the
pacific court It waa clear and the
south reported generally fair weather
with some rain. .
Kcatllff 'itr llir.
8KATTl,K, Nov. !. (U. P.)liie
of tho heaviest rotea In this city's
history was predicted today. Voters
were standing 10 deop In line, waiting
to cast their ballots, when the polls
NEW ORLEANS, Nov. I. t.V. P.)
Eleven Chinese, members of the crew
of the Rrltlsh steamship Klmleaf were
wounded when guards today resorted
In pistol fire to quail a mutiny aboard
the vessel, Ttenty four Chinese par
ticipated In the riot, caused by an an
nouncement that under government
regulation no shore leave would be
EARLY VOTES CAST IN KANSAS ;
: SHOW LEAD FOR SEN HARDING
Kansas for Hiu-diiuj.
K.VN8A8 CITY, Nov. I!. A. P.)
Sixty-nine Widely scattered prccinoU
In Ksnsaw at o'clock this afternoon
gave Hardirg S83, Cox 1804.
, t'Mahunin fur Cox.
ML'SKOGKK, Okla, Nov. i. (A. P,1
Innomplole returns from eleven out
of nineteen precincts give Cox 1V6
' Ikwvjr Cx lAd.
OKLAHOMA ClTY.Nev. 8. (A. P
Thrte precincts give Cox 2 i 2, Har.1
KHy Vote for Hawing
TOI'kiKA, Nov. a. (U. P.) Kleven
out of 38 Topeka precincts on the first
returns from tho tabulators today
gave Harding 854 and Cox 407.
; V.H Vote for Cox."
TOPKICA. Nov. S. (I. P.I Out pf
the first 411 votes cast In one Topeka
precinct 17 were for Cox and three for
Harding, according to the first an
nouncement. Railroad employes' voles
predominate In this precinct.
Harding In Lred.
UQSTON, Nov, J. iA, P.i-Voi
IS 1920 PROSPECT
.Motion pictures of the 1918 Jim
I ill 9 Itound-l'ps will be exhibited to
the Oil) boys uitcndlng the Northern
Oregon Uldcr Doys Conference of tho
Y. M. C. A. In Fondlvton, opening
Krlday evening. The pictures will be
thrown on the screen of the Euxtcrn
uregon Mate Hospital auditorium ax
a part of the Saturday afternoon rc
lienideH the screen reproduction of
Pendleton's famous show, the vlnttlng
boys will be taken through the big in
stitution Huturduy afternoon us a
part of the recreutlon program. The
two feu t u res were announced today
by Cosh Wood, county Y. M. C. A.
secretary, who Is In charge of ar
Ki'KlHtrmtlixi Cards ( online,
Itcglntration cards from boys In
this county who are coming to the
conference are already being received
and among them are six cards from
Weston. Kreewptcr sent In a request
yesterday for a large number of
cards saying that a big bunch of
youths would come from there. Her-,
miston has a big delegation assured
as Hupcrlntrndent A. C Voclker will
bring his boys band here together
with the other dclegutcs from the
west end city. "
Mr. Wood is axktng the younger Y.
,M. C. A. lads in the city to volunteer
to act as guides during the confer
ence and thc4ir w'll-..j to snhlxt are
asked to report to"l:i office tomor
row after school for Instructions.
They will meet the trains, show the
delegates to their rooms and make
themselves generally useful In any
People AM In Kiitcrtaliiinnit.
Good responses hnve been made by
the various church people of the city
to the request for rooms for the visit
Ing boys, but so far there have not
been an equally large number will
ing to provide meulK, Mr. Wood suld
today. It was the hoie of the enter
tainment committee that persons of
fering rooms also see that tho dele
gates get meals.
All speakers for the banquet on
Saturday night have now been ob
tained and the addrews of welcome
will be delivered by J. W. Maloney.
Dr. David II. Hill is to act as toast
master. CHICAGO, Nov. 2. (tr. P.) Mrs.
Inclement Weather, the most Influen
tial woman In politics toduy, rolled
the voting situation us balloting be
gan In the' Mlddlo West.
Rains, w'nds and snows are prcvall
ent In this section and are ONpocted to
keep many feminine voters at home:
Intcrfcrecncc with farmers is expected
to a considerable extent.
Karly reports from centers of popu
lation, however. Indicated large turn
outs, with women equally prominent
In the long queqties that formed bo
fore sun-up at the polling places and
continued to hngthen during the
morning. Tho country vote, claimed
by all political parlies, was excep
tionally light In early vot'ng.
well, Wi Plymouth county, today gave
for presldunt. Cox 48, and Hardin's
0; for governor. Cox, republican,
40E and Walsh, democrat, 30. .Maslv
pe, on Cape Cod, gave for president,
Cox 4, and Harding 43; for governor,
"ox" 4 4 and Walsh 2.
Iliudiiig :Vi Cox '22.
PARSON'S. Kuns. Nov. 2. (A. P.)
First returns today in Parsons were:
Harding 32. Cox 12.
Harding Una lx-ad,
WICHITA, Kans., Nov. 2. (A. P.)
Th'i first 250 ballots counted here In
six precincts today give Harding I6S
and Cox 90; Allen, republican for gov-
ernor, 132, and Davis, democratic, 10s.
i Irou.iiis Tt'ia'ka,
TOPEKA .Kaa., Nov. 2. Four pre
cincts out of 36 In Topeka gave Hard
ing 109 and Cox 09." Under the' dou
ble election system the count began at
10 a. m.
At SaUna, Kansas.
SAUNA, Kana., Nov. 2. (A. P.)
First returns here were: Harding 63;
(Continued on page 6.)
NKW YORK General John J. Pershing will become a
most picturesque homes on the North Shore mar Roslyn.
more that the general is about to
The Island gossips want to know.
QUIET AND ORDER ACCOMPANY VOTING
CO DUTY IN ELECTIONS
THROUGHOUT CITY TODAY
Many Get Sworn In During
First Hours of Polling; Wo
men Outnumber Men in Some
Precincts in Morning. j
QQuiet and pe
led the easting
vote in Pendleton
In the general electnn. A canvass of
fcev;rhl i.r'-c'.ncts throughout the c'.tv
aficr lunch today disclosed that a gootf i
percriitase of the registered voters:
have nlreadv appeared and an utiusu- i
ally large number have been swi rn in. j
At the city ball, precinct 36, there
had been 70 votes cast at 1:30 and of!
VIH'BC ID lltlll I'CVII ;
More than one-third of the billots
preeinct 4U likewlso liud J
arsons sw orn In. Poth '
demoerat c mid republican off'.c e
on court street eie busied all throusb '
tho morning getting unregistered pt -r-.
hf'r voting vlaccs and t.,,.';
frechhlders to swear for ,
The heaviest vote reported up to
early this afternoon was in precinct
No. 3.1. One hundred twenty five per
ilous had cast their ballot at the court
house nl 1 o'clock. This Is nenHv 50
per rent of tlifc registered' void hi that
;,recir.cl. There had been id votes at
the city hall. 35 In precinct No. 4 0, Rl
In precinct No. 39 75 In precinct No.
t l Hnd fi2 in precinct No. 3i.
polling place in precinct No. 38
clo.e-l fur iuni'h between 1 and 2. as
were the liinh school and
I oot ilH.
leaders of both parties were active
today In getting out a big vote and
with women voting for the f rst Heie
in the presidential election the Indlca-j
Hons here po'nted to a record count. ,
In some precinct there had been more
women than men to voto.wheu thet
ctnvass was made. No crowding was
found at. any of tho voting places, bo-,
cause of extra precautions taken by 1
officials lo proviiio uililitiotial booths. ,
No indication us lo the tieud of the;
volo here t. day could l e obtain, d. W-
-a use counting of tho ballots docs'liot
take place until lifter the closing of
tho polls ul 8 o'clock tonight. All who
marched to the booths ,vlth nallot and
penci' ill hand toduy d'd so us If t he
wore ballot'ng oil a solemn referend
um, ar aiked by president Wilson.
ATLANTA. C.u.. Nov. 2. (A, P
Chief Interest In the -election today In
Georgia centers on whether the wom
en will be allowed to vote. A' state
law provides that votem must regis
ter six months before an election and
since the federal suffrage amendment
was ratified less than six months ago
the women have not been registered.
Many leaders among the 'women
have announced that they will go to
the polls and demand a vote.
PERSHING TAKES NEW HOME, REVIVING MARRIAGE RUMORS.
H 1 '
rnarr. "What v
Insert is General
uld a lone man do wlin
IT'S COX ALL RIGHT;
SNOW DRIFTS LEFT ON
MOUNTAIN SAY SO
DEW Kit. Nov. :. (P. P.) -It's
Cox all right, l'p cn a
mountain near LeadviHe, the
snow has melted with the ex
ception of one,hUffe drift. This
-drift wi-cHs Cfn'P'aUily in tin
snow If was reported be today.
Democratic leaders ttt the Hale
house are Jubilant because of the
Republicans suy the drifts
liigiilficance is that Cox is to be
LOCK OUT DEMOCRATS
NKW YORK, Nov. 2. (l P.l-
i effort was made to "'lock out"
' "" .."..-w"-."
"'". according to a statement the
....... ...it,., a 1. .,!.. l.vi.B.I TI,A GlulA.
,r 1 -"
'H nl ft;lm "lal r'u "',u " e"
"' n'"' .Tho Merchants and Manu-
.aciuiers .nxcnaiiBc ".n ih"
"": v-Kimm o..c,
to stop the ent re machinery of the
democratic national committee by
losns l-s doors tiiis morniiig," tho
statement said. "Thi hlsh-l-anded
outrage is utterly without excuse id
wairanl. The. rent was paid to No
vember 1, as our lease provides anil
this morning IlOtH, the monthly .runt ta
provided in the lease was tendered to 1
the (irand Central Paiace. They re-
fused It." It was stated that the doors
noiWv-re actually locked against the com-
hc.ttce fur 15 minute.
SCUFFLE OVER BALLOT
BRINGS FATAL SHlOT1v
-tl P.) i
. aliened scuffle .over Ik'S:
, f biiliot. . at ..Postitoes, 2?
. .,, 11, hnu i..i,v 1 j rumn.
.,1K lim kn,,,(, - T.'-sitm-t
. ,..wiji i,i.,, t,i-ihn m,IU vwis
'arre'sleiX n coimcotli.h with the slioot-
Hi ami brought here.'
.A NT A, Nov! 2. (I.-.. P.) He
Instructions Issued by ordinary
Jeffries, of Fulton county to prevent
women from voting In Uiday's election
In Georgia, women voted m the sixth
ward here. White woman appeure 1
at the polls In small numbers. Negro
women llpj'rally flocked to -the polls.
All were turned away except In the
sixth ward. Jeffries announced that
the vote in the ward would be
thrown out. Hhis order barring women
from Voting was based on Georgia's
laws requiring registration six months
before an election.
NMtRASKA 28. Kl TGURS 0.
NKW YORK. Nov. 2. (A. P.)
Final score, Nebraska 28, Rutgers 0.
ixng Island resioem soon. He has taken one of the
The announcement has net rumors running once
1 4 raoms even ir nc is a general : -
PILOT ROCK GATE POST
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Handiercfiier Used by Middle
Aged Stranger in Ending
Life, Presumably Last Wight
' at'- Entrance to Michael
(Special to the East Oregoilian.)
PILOT ROCK, Or.. Nov. 2. The
dead body of an unidentified man.
middle aged and fairly well dressed
was- found hanging this morning at
111:30 from the gate of the Frank
Michael ranch near this city. Dealh
had he en efiected by means of a hand
kerchief fo.- a noose ai.d the gate for
The man had culled at the Michael
ranch Monday morning and after mak
ing s-fiiis tl at he was oeaf and dumb,
wrote on a piece of paper that his
home was at Valley City near Port
laud, and tha he had been In ti e
Rlue Mountains camping. He said he
had lost his team and wagon and he
appeared much depressed.
The pile ut the Michael piece Is
some dis'anee from the bouse and the
iiody was not discovered until today.
It is thought tbut the man hange I
himself yesterday evening. He wore
nr.iy Mil and owrco.it. ..
J. T. Brown coroner, went to Pilot
l!ock today to bring tho body to Pell
Rin i kx op mm; is issi r..
.ATllKN'S. Nov. 2. (A. P.) Pre
nrcr' Yenizelos declared ul a public
meeting yesterday that he was wil
ling that the return of King Con-
to the throne of Oreeco be
one of the Issues for the Greek
people to decide in the coming elec
tions. MRS. COX VOTES, NOT .
AS' POLITICIAN, BUT AS
' WIFE OF GOVERNOR
DAYTON. Nov. 2. (IT. P.) "I'm
not a politician: I'm s niply the gov
ernor's wfe. But I do -consider It a
privilige to vote for the national ticket
for tbc firs' time in this election."
That w.i.i all Mrs. James M. Cox
would say today when asked for. un
election duy statement.
BODY OF UNiOENTSFlEO
MAN FOUND HUNG FROM
to the difference in time.
The republican organisation will
.'0!i.K, Nov.. 2. U. P.I Rrltlsb fiuih election returns on the screen
soldiers forced entrance Into the homo in the Arcade theatre and the denio
of Tvrrence MacSwiney last night and U-ratie central committee will receive
searcneu tno lormer mayor s two sta
ters and two brothers. It is reported
they went through the entire house In
search ot records.
ri'BLIC DKIVT RKIH CF.n
WASHINGTON. Nov. 2. (A. P.)
tne public debt waa reduced $24.-'
S4M5S In October It was announced '
COX VOTES AT CROSS
ROADS STORE, HARDING
SPENDS DAY AT LINKS
DAYTON, Nov. 2 (A. P.)
Governor Cox Is back from To-
ledo where ho closed hi speech
last night with the words "Peace
on earth, good will to men."
"These were words sung by
angels at Hethlehem," he sa'd,
"and would come true as a re-
suit of America's entering the
He voted at a cross roads store
on the way home and planned to
remain at his farm home until
tonlcht when he will go to his
newspaper office for the re-
(Harding Kays Uir.
MA WON. Nov. 2. (A. P.) Sena
tor Harding today put politics aside
and e'evotfd mutt of the day to golf.
I He arranged to ao to the noils early
jin the afternoon. TonlKht he will get
returns at his home where republican
i leaders have planned a red fire cele
Itrmk'ii. He wore an air of smiling
DAYTON. Nov. 2. (I. P.) Gov
ernor and Mrs. Cox stood in line 20
minutes In a little polling place here
today In order to cast their votes.
With women voting for the president
In Ohio for the first time, the door-
Way of the little store where thr
j democratic candidate voted waa jam
jmed with two lines of men and wom
en when Ire . arrived. The polling
place was a sma?l department store
I of the Dayton suburbs, being a one-
man barbership and prlnt'ng place as
well as offering soft drinks, candies
Hunting Pntcrtaiiis Voters.
- MARION, Nov. . (I. P.) Mrs.
Harding accompanied the republican
pres'dential candidate to their polling
place to vote today. There were thlr
tecH'"Voters In line when they arrived.
Election officials offered to let the
senator vote Immediately, but he de-
I cinini iu u H'leuo ui ifiune tola iik.
WMlfl ,he nom(llPe WHM wMng t0
,!,nto tne boo,h- camera men cranked
1 away. Harding kept .up a humoroui
! line of talk, Imitating the photogra-
iph.!? .. ,h , , , u A,
"That the best one yet. Harding
I would say, or "We've got to keep thi;
I scenario 'going right." A large crowd
cheered the candidate as he entered
the booth and agan as he came out.
Mrs. Harding d'd not take her first
experience In casting the presidential
ballot so nonchalantly. "Good graci
ous," she gasped when the Judge
handed her the various ballots re
quired under the Ohio laws. "Do I
have to vote all of these?"
I OMAHA, Nov. 2. (A. P.) A
Isiorm with snow and high winds that
' rearhed htizmrd urnnortlona In narts
of the state yesterday was last night
moving eastward, the local -cather
bureau reported. The forecast for
election djy was generally fair, with
' O'NeMl reported one of Jthe .wecst.
storms for this time of the year caus
ing suffering to stock still on the
Practically' all telephone and tele
graph lines in Holt county were re
Aliance reported a dosen hunters
marooned near there,' and that a
heavy fall of snow had made roads
impassable, promising to reduce the
number of votes.
ELECTION RETURNS WILL BE
FL ASHED ON STREET TONIGHT
REPORT STARTING AT 7 P. M.
There will be ubunaant opportu.i
ity for Pendleton cit liens to learn of
the election news this evening. Re
ports will bo received by the Last
I Oregoilian from the Associated Prets.
I'nited Press and the Western I nion.
This news will be flushed on the
street, ut the corner of Main and
Webb, starting at 7 o'clock. Reports
from the city and county voting will
be flashed but the locul count will
not start until after 8 o'clock when
the polls close. Eastern reports will
be received at an earlier hour owing
the We-stern I'nlon report al
heudumirters on Court street.
I.1VKSTOCK MARKKT bLAUV
VORTI-AND. Nov. 2 (A. P.)
Livestock today are steady; eggs are
flrm nd butter weak.
III MUTINY AT
Troops Are Ordered Rushed to
City to Quell Revolt of Sol
diers Against Bolshevik Au
thority in Russia.
PETR0GRAD CUT OFF
Reports Filter Through Border
Cities That Armed Men and
Factory Workers Rebel and
Red Regime Totters.
LONDON. Nov. P.) The
Moscow garrison is In revolt, accord-
ng to Russian agency messages from
Hclsingfora today. Dispatches said
Flrtii'eh communist troope are-hurry
ing to Petrogrhd and Moscow to sup
press the revolt. Communication with'
f'etra;?rad is said to be suspended.
Reports of serious difficulties In
Itusc.i have filtered through border ,
cities. . These have included revolts .
by armed forces and factory workers.
Polish sources reported the condition '
if soviet fighters as desperate with
hances that bolshevtsts could hardly
urvive a severe winter but bolshe- -
v.ki authorities have denied all such
reports. , . J ,
- VISITED BY FLAMES
Fire cestro: cd the commissary and of
fice building of Vancouver barracks
arly today. The loss "121,000.
1HICAG0 GRILL ilAN
GIVEN 33 MONTHS AND
$20,000 FINE FOR B00ZE
CHICAGO, Nov. 2. (A. P.)
That man apparently Is determined ,
not to go dry." commented Federal t
Judge K. M. Landis yesterday as he
imposed a sentence of thirty months
in the federal penitentiary at Leaven- '
worth and a fine of 120,000 upon
Chas. M. Fommers, ' owner of the
Utrchmont Hotel and of the EL Jame
Summers and his cousin, William
Sommers, who was sentenced to 90
days In the county jail and fined ;
$10,000. pleaded guilty to conspiracy
to violate the prohibition laws and
for selling liquor.
"I, for one. will do my duty In such
-matters," said Judge Landis.
MILLIGRAM OF RADIUM
LOST, WORKMEN BEGIN
fj-K .. I. -.
ITICA. N. Y- Nov. 2 (A. 1'.) in
an effort to locate a milligram of ra
dium valued at 313,000 carelessly
dropped by a woman patient in the
Faxton hospital yesterday, workmen
began to dig up the sewers near tho
hospital. , -
The mineral was the property of
1'r. George M. Fisher and was used
on the woman's breast in the hope
of curing cancer. f
Today s weather report by Major
Lee Moorhouse, oUiclal weainer ob
M'l n s d m )