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' DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, THUESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 18, 1920.
. -W r7--r-p, q , DAILY EDITION
JtSJjXy' . CITY OFFICIAIi PAJrUB
PICTURE OF IRISH
AS PROBE m
gS. CLAUS, INC., DEALER
IN HOLIDAY WARES HAS
NEW OFFICES IN U. S. A.
H. Claim, Inc., dealer In holiday o
O makes America not Oer-0
Tale of Death and Plunder at
Peaceful Thurles is Told by
Chairman of Town Council to
BODY OF 100 LAUNCHES
INVESTIGATION FOR FACTS
Witness Crosses Ocean to De
scribe Alleged Outrages Aim
ed at Backers of Independ
ence by British Soldiers.
Washington, Nov. is. (a. i.)
Dennis Morgan, of Thuiles, Ireland,
the first witness before t he commit
tee of 100 investigating Irish condi
tion, today described the shooting up
of Thurles by the government con
stubulary. Chiton nt Thurles Described.
WASHINGTON, Nov. !.-- Hy U C.
Martin, U. P. Staff Correspondent.)
The picture of a peaceful lrlsb market
town turned Into a place of hor ror and
death by British soldiers and constab
ulary was painted in graphic sentences
for the Amerlcun commission liivcstl-
gating conditions In Irolanduoday. by
Dennis Morgan, chairman tit the tf.wn
council of Thurles. Morgan, who Is
the first witness, came from Ireland
to testify before the commission,
w hich Is holding sessions for the avow.
. ed purpose of getting the truth about
He said Thurles was "shot up" by
the Royal Irish constabulary on the
night of January 20 In revenge for
shooting one of the'r number. Mor
gan described the terror of his family
as they lay all night on the stone floor
to escape the bullet which cinslwl
through the windows of their ouse.
He testified that nex morning he
found homes of members of the town
council who favored Irish Independ
ence had been riddled with bullets.
Mores and the newspaper office were
wrecked with hand grenades. The
people were wild with terror,.
l "many, his headquarters for the
j o manufacture of toys, as a glanei o
Out the display In local shops will 2
Izshnw, Herman made toys are en o
Otiroiy lucking. Dolls from New O
O ,',,rl( Ku Kir nhnmisrutili. ftv.m t.'lo O
O ' .-,-.... q
O rut, Ohio, mechanical toys anc'O
O trains from PltlsburK. sampK am O
q paper dolls from Massachusetts
O motor toys from Connecticut, coast o
Oer wagons, bicycles and velocipede-0
gfrom Toledo, Ohio, miniature irom
0and banks from Ravenna. Ohio O
? these with pianos, doll's perambu-2
olators, trucks and scores of othx-to
0 manufacturles sold in Pendleton0
for the delight of children all beat0,
Othe ''Made In America" stamp. O
g Rubber balls from France, dlshef?
oand celluloid conceit mudo In Ja-o
o pan comprise the foreign products0
9 hno-n O
0 ... 0
O Local dealer report that tlno
0 few manufactures sent from Cier-2
0 many tire now much more exnen o
Oslve than those made In America0
XHohnor harps, a (Icrnian product 2
Ofor example, could formerly bcO
2 boiiKht st 12 a dosen- now th.
0 wholesaler prices It 19 dozen. Ia lo
0 pencils from aermany are now
0 19.60 a gross as contrasted to for-2
omer wholesale price of r ,25. ThifO
advance compares unfavorably -with0
0 ..... i "viij. innuf. try u t'no-0
O Ing Amorican firm which desplt'O
DEAD BY HOLDUP
ONLY PASSING HOURS,
. AND MAYBE HEADACHE, '
CAN CONVINCE DRUNKS
PAIR IN PORTLAND
Jerome Palmer is Instantly
Killed by Bullet, in Heart
Fired by Camp Lewis Soldier
After Officer's Questioning.:
MEN ARE LATER TAKEN ' I
. IN RAILROAD YARDS!
Two Are Absent Without Leave!
and Alleged Confession of j
One Implicates Other in!
Crime Committed Last Night
5 the war made no advance.
POKTLAND, Nov. (f. . P.)
I'atrolnian Jerurue IMInier was phot
id Instantly killed In a battle last
night with two Camp Lewis soldiers,
-illeged participants in three holdups
which occured earlier In the evening,
lias) ell Walters, the alleged slayer an i
luhn TUliinian were later capture;!.
Police announced that' Tillaman ran
.'ossrd, Impilcat'ng Walters.- .Papers
found on them Indicated that l-otn
were absent from Camp Lew'.s with
out leave. Officers Palmer an1
Thorpe found the two soldiers on a
i-treel corner and beean questioning
them. Walters started away and-was
commanded to halt. He swim-; around
and phot Palmer through the heart.
Thorpe, who was scratched by the lnil
lit. assisted another patrolman in cap
turing the soldiers later in the rail
Kd P.owe and (ic-orge Johnson
bail an idea last evening that they
wore not intoxicated and when
brought before the police judge
this morning that, thought still
permeated. They entered pleaji
of not guilty and notified the
court that they would dumend a
trial. Trial was set for 'i o'clock
I0re the hour arrived, the two
came back to the judge and
changed thol plea to guilty and
paid tht customary fine of $Io
each. A quart bottle of a well
known medicine, alleged to con
tain 18 per cent alcohol, which
was taken from the pair when
arreted last night, they admit
ted was damaging evidence.
The proprietor of a rooming
house In which the two were stay
ing, last evening called the police
to arrest the pair. They made
considerable commotion when
brought to headquarters, nearly
disrupting a council meeting with
their noise. After sobering up to
day they became convinced that
they had been Intoxicated. -
FRANCE AND BlilTIAil ANNOUNCE
CONSTANT! CANNOT 8E
B. L. EDDY WITHDRAWS AND
RITNER WILL BE UNANIMOUS
CHOICE FOR SENATE LEADER
Rapid Exchange of Messages
Precedes Foreign Office De
claration in Paris That Guar
antors' Right is Held.
'AUTHORITY TO DETERMINE
1RULE CHARACTER CLAIMED
KOKEUL'Uri. Ore.. Nov. 18. (A. P.) son of Benton and Polk. V. H. Portei I
.-tate Senator B. L Eddy, today an- of Linn, O. B. Robertson of Gilliam.! 1
nounced his withdrawal from the taceiei,e.,Ua,i ana Wheeler: T. J. Rvan of IParrf VrnrrAnn fleii-Minne
RF Ffl Tfl IMP
NEW EOS OF CITY SECOND MID SlffiN I
h'it niiT enn UA7iwp!
rui uui Uiuiuinu
TO READ EACH DAYl
National Children's Book Week !
is Observed Here and Collec-1
. tion of Gift Volumes is Dis- j
played as Suggestion. !
Council Passes Ordinance Pro
viding for Fire Apparatus
and Playground, and Fixing
1921 11 Mill Tax Levy.
HERE FOR CONFERENCE
V. N. Klnch, SKsiatant general man
ager of the O. W. H. A N. system, ar
rived here this afternoon to confer
with a committee from the Pendleton
Commercial Association with repaid
Ten year bonds drawing six percent
Interest, will be issued for the pur
chase of Pendleton's recently authoris
ed fire apparutun and block for play
ground purposes. The city council
lest nlsht passed ordinances for the Is-
seance of the bonds, providing fori
their betne non-tunable and redeem
cble, upon esercisc of tho option, It
A fire truck, to cost about IH.Ofld,
d-d the block, c-ostinn $, are pro
vided for hy the bonds. This property j
lies west or i. aniry s cat none cnurcb
snd will eventually he Improved fot
i park and playground.
Another Imporiant ordinance passed
.total of 19 votes. Senator KddV de
i dared yesterday that he was willing
to make the local man's election unan
imous. 1 '
I I niM MHin Hi! Has .Solid Support
Senator Kitner's support consists of
Senators W. W. Banks of Multno
mah, Clatsop and Columbia; John B.
1 fl of Lane and Linn, Bruce Dennis
of Union and Wallowa, C. I ft Ehcrhard
of Morrow. Umatilla and L'nion; c". J.
Edwards of Tillamook, Lincoln, Yam
hill and Washington; Charles Ellis of
firant, Harney and Malheur; K. E.
Farrell of Multnomah, Charles Hall of
How to "Mal e it play to read each Ccos and Curry, Walter B. Jones of
di.y" is one of the aims emphasized Lane, Cius C. Moser of Multnomah, A.
at the Umatilla county library this j W. Norblad of Clatsop, j. u Patter
veck, set aside as national Children's!
l-:ook Week and observed throughout I
fr.o United States. ,
j At an aid to parents who would -f
j -in hase children's books as Christ-
mas gifts, the library has on display ,
a larife eoHtfethin cf volumes especial- !
Iv suited to children in content, print i
und Illustration and sent from a Port- i
lurid firm. The library expec's to pur- j
chase, about half the books, but some,
too expensive for circulation ue, are
tecomnicnded to adults as Rifts to chil- j
for president of the state senate. He ' " " n'th of Josephine, I
I siid he would support Senator Hoy W. S. Staples of Multnomah and Jay Up
i Kitner, of Pendleton. j ton ot crook, Deschutes, " Jeftcrson
I j Klamath and Lake. These, w-lth Sen-
! Senator Ritner returned this morn-! ator Kitner's own vote, gave him 19.
j in ir, 11 oiu Portland, w here he yester- lldy's Supporters Naim'd
; day received a phone message from i The support which Senator Eddy
, senator Eddy, .telling . of , his with-1 has consisted of Senator W. T. Vinton
I -liiiwal. Senator Hitner's victory has j ol Yamhill, Louis Lachmund of Mar
j been assured for several months, as heiicn, C. H. Thomas of Jackson, A. M.
j had the necessary 16 voles, and follow, j LaFoll!tt of Marlon, John Gill uf
j -I'g the elect.on, three senators, who j Multnomah, George Joseph of Multno
j id not pledee until actually elected, j mah, and W. H. Strayer of Baker.
, eave .Ritner tbeir support, making a Senator W. T. Hume of Multnomah,
Situation is in Allies Hand;
Rhallisand Three Cabinet
MembersTake flffice Oath.
in the r.m. of th..i h,..tv f,,r rioi I '""l "'hi fixed the tax levy for pen
m.n .t lhr r-rn.ln. In lh ri dleton's lit 2 1 btlllKet at II mills. Thlf
men at three crossings In the city
He comes as the representative of Gen
eral Manager J. P. O'Brien.
fix members of the association and
President J. R. Ilaley and Hecrotary C.
K. Cranston, were delegated to meet
with Mr. Klnch this afternoon at 2
o'clock to talk over the request and
outline a satisfactory settlement. Re
cently several accidents and nrnr acci
dents on crossings hsve been exper
ienced and trainmen have been busy
keeping their locomotives from collid
ing with automobiles In town. .
3. V. Tallman. David HI. Nelson, J.
J, Hnmley, E. H. Aldrich, liwrr.e A
Hartman and II. K. Inlow were the
men asked to meet with Mr. Klnch
WASHINGTON. Nov, IS. (U. P.)
Tho interstate Commerce .Commis
sion today approved the express rate
increase of a half cent per pound on
short haul shipments of dally new-spa- I
pers. The former rate was a half cent
making the new rate one cent a pound
where the first class rate does not ex-1
oeod J4.r,n per hundred pounds.
vilt be added to the 1920 tax roil and
Is expected to provide a revenue of
t"3. 112.60. The estimated assessed
valuation ti Pendleton this year is
6,6t6.fi0. Tho general fund will re
celve Jf.ii.SI9.4ii and tho street fund
!"uPmonl Cuts Arranged
Future cutting of pavements for tin
laying of -water, sewer or gas malm
must be done only afler a permit r
been received from the city engineer,
an ordinanco passed last night provid
ed. The property owner must agree to
'stand the exeni-'e of cutting and re
pairing the cut. Where a cut has been
made, the fill must be made in ac
cordance with specifications given b
the city engineer.' A vlolution of this
oldlnance carries with it a fine if
from 25 to f0.
A new surface, of bltulith'.c for the
Matlock street bridge would cost ap
proximately tioon, Manager Pat Lon
crKan, of the Warren Construction Co..
told the street conimltt-e. This com
mittee has been ordered to examine
the present concrete surface on the
bridge and ascertain what steps are to
be taken to improve the surface. Aft
er getting the estimates, the comniltte
took the Improvement under advise
ment. Mayor-cirri- Attends
George A. Hartman, mayor-elect.
attended the session last night and
""onfinued on psire K.t
December wheat fell to l.o fi-8 to
day after opening at f.s3. while
March wheat dropped to $1.(19 -
after opening at 11. 71 1--'- Following
are the quotations from overbeck
Cooke, local brokers:
(men High Lew Close
Doc. t.S3 1.N6 1.78 H 1""
liar. l.JI',4.1.7314 l.7
Dec. .71 Ml .72 .S' .70
May .76 .76 .74 M .74
Dec. .47H' .47 .4fi4 .46
Mav -f-2 .r.2 H .f.O' , .51
Dec. ' 1.CS 1.611 Vi 1.6S
May 1.41 1.42 1.3H 1.40
Dent 7!l .794 .75 Vj .7SH
UV .83 .S3 -S04 .80 '4
Wheat The short covering which
yM w cottrtycu'-u yesterday was
WASHINGTON, Nov. IS. (U. P.)
With the dismissal of the second
mid.mtpman from Annapolis Naval
academy, Secretary Dar.iels today de
clared h a Intention of continuing the
war against hazing until the practice
is thoroughly stamped out. Wheth-r
conuress will he asked to conduct an
inwMiga.iun ui i, iii.fc ... (ire Tht, Cli j,.,.ti win e on dis-
,ttln- j play during the week.
' 11 ' '..'.' 1' ' l"avirttcs round.
rnrnV I In LIi ' '" lJie collection are many old fa-
iii ii vor.es anions juvenile reauers. ireas-
lloiinson Crusoe Nursery Story of the
I'ilile. Tom Sawyer, Treasury of He
ires and ieroines. Child's Garden of
Verses, Iasi of the Mohicans, Foys'
Pool; of the Work War. other AV's-
ItiUG!,,"S, Ga Nov. S. HUM- Robin Hood, Three Jovial
Threw negroes two men hi.iI a v,niiian, . jjurtsnien, Marigold Garden, and oth
implicated in the killing yesterday of j , : s are , ,ne K,.,,,s. All are attrac-
Pearly Harper, a prominent ouim tjV(.v hu;ind and among the illustra-
SUCCEED SiMON BENSON
and Senator John Niehelsen of Hood
River and Wasco, were leaning toward
Eddy. Senator Hare of Washington
was in the doubtful column.
Twelve of Ritners' supporters have
been in Portland In conference with
him this week and legislation has been
discussed in a general way. Senator
Rimer will return to Portland again
during the holidays and will then begin
the making of committee appointments.
LOCAL PEOPLE ME
PARIS, Nov. 18. (f. P.) Britain
and France will not recognize a Greek
government, headed by King Constan -tine,
the French foreign office an
nounced today. The two Countries, as
guarantors of the Greek kingdom, are
entitled to determine Its character of
government the announcement aaid.
The decision followed a rapid exchange
of messages between the British and
trench foreign offices.
Tho main card In the hands of the
French and British la control of the
Asia-Minor situation by which Greece
profited through the peace treaty. It
is pointed put that withdrawal of their
support in these regions might result
in loss of territory to Greece.
Rballis Takes Oath
ATHENS, Nov. IS (A. P.) Georgt
Rhallts and three member of the
Greek cabinet took the oath of office
today. Royalists held demonstrations
n this city.
CHANCES WIIH DEnM" EMPHASIZS
UPAND FIRED UPON!
PORTLAND, Nov .IS. (A. P.)
Eric V. Hauser, in a telegram from
St. Paul today, refused the appoint
ment to. j,ti'e mate highway commis
sion, succeeding Simon Benson, ten
dered by Governor Oleott. He said
business interests required his ab
sence from the state too much.'
0-W. R. & N. Engineer Tells of
Difficulties Caused by Care
less or Over Hurried Drivers
Who Take Long Chances.
BRITAIN SOON TO OPEN
inner were lined up hy a nom nwia
ind shot to death. More than tut)
nen overpowered Sheriff Tanner ana
two deputies as they sought, to take
he negroes to Kltzgeiald for safeKeep-
tr: are N. C. Wyeth. Maxfield Parrlsh,
Kate Grcenwuy and Ralph Caldeci'tt.
Miss Freda Glover, assistant, at the
library, yesterday visited local schools
continued on rmre R.i
i.u.uii.N. Nov. is. (A. P. Pre- j
niie.- Lloyd George told the house of j
commons today that the cabinet has I
decided that a draft of the agreement ;
to carry out arrangements for trade
with Russia should he prepared for i
submission to Russia In a few days. !
FIRST STEP IS MADE TO OPEN GREAT LAKES TO SEA
: . -n !
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I V J ' CHICAGov TOLlrXrJEVEUWD
i that !
I "If people could see what a locomo
J tive engineer sees they would not bt
isorprised that autos are often hit by
! ;rains," said James Walnum, O. W. R.
Ii N. locomotive engineer in telling ot
ids experiences to the East Oregonian
yesterday. : '
Mr. Walnum is engineer on helper
engine 2163 and on November 15 he
was running into Pendleton from the
cast. -At the Thompson street cross
ing a Franklin car dashed across the
crossing within 20 feet of the engine.
"Flirting with the undertaker'' said
the engineer to himself. Two blocks
larther wesi Engineer Walnum had to
stop his locomotive to keep from hit
tig a coal truck that was standing on
the track at the Main street crossing.
An accident was averted only "through
the engineer's carefulness. Proceed
ing on down the track the helper en-
jgine next found two cars standing on
the Court street crossing, the drivers
conversing with each other almost un
aware of the approach of the helper
'engine. On November 17 the engineer
iaw three cars on the tracks at the
; Main street crossing and the drivers
' talked with each other for six minutes
j by the watch.
"An engineer would rather do most
anything else on earth than hit some!
one" says Mr. Walnum. "I killed a
man once when I could not help It and
I did not relish jit." I have often
v.-ondered why a man will dash across:
a track in front of a train and then
NEED FO PLAIN LIVING
NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 'l. Plain
living and square dealing were invok
ed by President-elect . Harding In a
speech today, as the nation's strongest
reliance during the period of after
war readjustment. His address was
part of a five hour Malt en route from
Texas to the Canal Zone. "Sanity
clear thinking and common sense hon
esty and cooperation are among quali
ties named aa prime necessities in
meeting demands of the new- world or
der ' he said, and declared that ma
terial Interests an national business
both would benefit if the United
States became a "simple living people
Warns of New Burdens.
NEW ORLEA.NS, Nov. 18. (tty
Raymond -Clapper, r. P. Staff Corres
pondent) Though reverses and rfix.
couragements may lie ahead, America
will face them courageously and will
win out Senator Hardinir sal.l
..,ui& me situation before the
Chamber eof Commerce here. M
warned that ftejv, burden s . ha-va
to T'e borne, extravagance denounced
and the old lessons of thrift learned
"With 100 percent production and
minimised waste," he continued, "we
may make the reconstruction and es
tablish a sure footing.-' There Is no
reason for pessimism and despair he
The senator sounded a note of con
fidence in America's future, although
warning of the flood and ebb of good
I liable to Visit Vera t rtix.
NEW ORLEANS. Nov. IS. (U. P)
Senator Hanlin. mill t. , .
..ii. do such a thing nor w,,, a bird j St
fly across.,, ftont of an engine. the president-elect that it would , b'
iu route nis vessel via the
In a speech here today. Harding
urged the south to support the pro
jtective tariff, declaring it would save
millions to the sugar industry, whirl,
.met reverses ia this section rcceutlv.
W hat is good for the north is good
for the south." he said. "What w
.- an America of firm, stable ri.
nancial footing, and I intend to ,m
LAYS CLAIM AS THI
CHICAGO, Nov. 18. (U. P.) The
fZS'Z "" 811 my effor, to Put it there"
apaln In evidence this morning and
had Just about the same effect; thai
Is weakening the techlncnl position
Despite the lU'ht receipts, cash prices
followed the decline in futures both ii
Chicago and outside markets. Tin
shipping demand . was reported iu
quiet. Country offerings here wen
small but increased selling by farmer
was claimed and an improvement Ir
the movement is not Improbable with
In the icxt ten days. One Item ol
news, which fulled to attract the atten
Hon due, wns the publication of t
set of figures by one of our foremost
statisticians, showing a surplus avail
able for export and carry over July 1
lSllii, of 190,000,000 bushels afler de
ducting 140,000,1101) already exported
for food and seed requirements. Thb I Work by tho Canadian government on a new Welhiiid Canal has revived interest throughout the
can but be considered very bearish. land middle west' In the long dis.-ussed project to connect the Great 1-uk es and the Atlantic ocean
we must realize that foreign buying is ocean vessels may ply direct to lake ports.
nearlng and end, as the crops of othet 1 Picture nt top shows how Csmul i is breaking through, with the new cnnnl to port Wellcr, on l.ake Oi
exnortlnc countries will soon be avail- ttirio. Dotted line on small may indicates canal being built. Ijute map bows the possible waterway route
ul.,e. " trout St. Paul and Jlmucapolis to Duluth. down tluousii IU lakes uud tit e St. Lwrut to tl,t Atlantic
t ticket, according to a complete esli
j matinn made by Secretary Ksper. of
;the national committee today. "The
farmer-labor party Is now tho third
party, having polled more votes .han
the socialists." sjud Kspe.
"Our ticket was placed before the
(voters in only lt states owing to
technicalities and local conditions.
Had the fanner-labor ticket been
placed on the ballet in every state j
more than two million votes would!
j have been cast. We arc elated withj
results of the election, it means thej
party is here to stay. Thouch actual'
results gave us very few offices, we I
iielieve we have laid the ground work1
fcr a successful party." Espe said1
the only offices gained were two rep-'
resentativos and one senator iu the,
j Washington state legislature.
I "We also polled more vot.s for ourj
presidential candidate in Washington,
jthan the democrats 'did for Governor'
ox. be said. This means, he udri-j,
cd. that judges and clerks at the poll
ins booths -'n Washington will lie re
publicans I d farmc r-Iulmr men 1 ; !
the next el-'lon. The democrats, by
winning third place, he said. lost the
right to have membes of their party
vfCioiuls at thb polls. 1
Reported Major Morhnu
) officii weather observer;
j Maximum, 62.
J Minimum, 50.
i 1 i-romti 29.3.".
Kuinfull, .2 inch.
moderate t o