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CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, TUESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 23, 1020.
IS TO SUCCEED
THtY'LL JAZZ AWAY TO
CHURCH SUNDAY MORNS
IN CLEVELAND, MAYBE
VIES IN BANK
State Superintendent of Banks
Tenders Resignation and
Will Become Vice-President
of Local Financial House. ,
ILLNESS FORCES PRESENT
CASHIER TO LEAVE CITY
Family Will Go South But Plans
for Immediate Future Are
- Undecided; Selection of Sue-
taccnr Fnllnuc Ctnrlw '
rotate Superintendent of Hunks Will
II. Bennett will succeed ('. K. Walles
a vice-president und. cashier of the
Jnland Empire liunk. on January 1,
1921. It was announced today by Pres
Idcnl J. W. Maloney, of the lorirl In
stitution. . News of the contemplated
change waa released lust evening lit
Salem when Governor lien Olcott un
nounced that Mr. Dennett hud tender
ed his resignation lo become effect
Ive Decomber 31.
Mr. Bennett has arranged to pur
chase the stock now . held by Mr.
Walled, who was ono of tlx; founders
of the city's youngest financial In
dilution. Mr. Wallow Is obliged . to
leave Pendleton because of llllnesh In
Mr. Walles' retirement from the 1
cal bank Is voluntary and made with
great regret both lo himself and ills
associates. During his 21 months In
I'cndleton he has seen the bank grow
from a thought to one of the stale's
most promsling bunks. He probuhiy
will retire from the banking business
temporarily and leave, with Mrs.
Wailes, for the south in hopes of
benefitting her health.
Choice Follows Through Chiiiu:
When Mr. Walles mude his decision
to dispose of his Interests htjie. Mr.
Maloney and his board of directors
began a thorough canvass of the state
to find the most capable man uvull-hle.JtaJtusW!.iiWuj(.-yj""lfoi',ltlon
-wua niude. to Sir. l.oiuicU after eon
CLEVELAND, Nov, 23. (U.
P.) Juzz music muy be intro
duced In the churches here to at
tract the younger element. Hyn
copution und r.i inslead of an
cient hymns are suggested by
Italph Baldwin, former president
of Cleveland Baptist loung
"We are living In a Jazz, age
and I wonder if a Jazz church
ought not to be the next devel
opment." he said. Haldwln as
serted that he would discuss tho
matter with a number of minis
ters In hopes of Interesting them
in the soundness of his idea.
TAX WILL RAISE
' alderable correspondence had passed
and he accepted.
"Mr. Bennett Is a man of experi
ence In the hanking business In Ore
gon and a fortunate choice.',' Mr. Ma
loney said today, "He started his ca
reer In this section of tho state and by
virtue of his experience In
and southern Oregon us well as In
Portland and now na mate superin
tendent of banks, has exceptional
"Possessed of a fine personality,
young and energetic, Mr. Hennett will
Decline in Hay Price Makes
Growers Think More of
Dairy Business; Only 30 Per
Cent of Crop is Sold.
HEHMI.STON, Ore. Nov. 23. (East
Oregonlan stuff correspondence) Al
falfa growers In this section do not
wish stockmen any bud luck but they
would nut mind It If something would
happen t hut would make a brisk de
mand for hay and would restore the
alfalfa price lo the good old days when
It sold around $25 a ton or more. They
are not getting any such price now. In
fact hay at Stanfield has been selling I
as low as 116 per ton baled, which
Sum Adopted for Running Ex
penses During 1921 is $4,
985 More Than Was Raised
for Present Year Require
WITH SCHOOLS PUTS
LEVY TO NEAR 15 MILLS
Most Items Show Increase But
Total is Kept Down by Ab
sence of Need for Money to
Cover Election Expense.
A budget calling for $537,603 for tire
operating expenses of 1'niatilla coun
ty during the year 1 I'll has been ad
opted by the county commissioners
and Is being published today for the
first time. The total Is $498.'. more
than for the current year. This, with
the state und elementary school tuxes,
will entail a levy of between 14 and
15 mills, according to Assessor C. 1.
While most Items for the coining
year show un Increase, the total In
crease Is kepj down by the lack of any
appropriation for elections. In the
1920, budget was $6000 for elections
and registration and tho county fig
ures on being spared the expense of
any such activity In 1921.
Market l!oali Call for Tax.
Market roads lax provides for the
largest Increase in the new year's
ALL THANKSGIVING JOY
IN GOTHAM WILL BE IN
HANDS OF 11,000 'COPS'
NEW YOUK, Nov. 23. (f.
P ) Prohibition enforcement
agents in NeW York are doing
everything within their power
to give "hooch hounds" little or
nothing to be thankful for on
ThanksKiving. On top of lncreas-
Ingg activity by federal officials
In nosing out and confiscating
Jllegal stores of lluuor. both of
the professional and aniuteur
brand, the aid of 11,001) cops has
TANKS AfID MILITARY LORRIES RUMBLE THROUGH
DUBLIN STREETS, SOUND OF SHOOTING IS INCESSANT
AND 'PEOPLE INDOORS FEARING NEW HORRORS
BE ASKED BY LEAGUE
BREAKING WAVES DASH HIGH AGAIN;
UP 40 FEET ON NEW ENGLAND COAST
BOSTON, Nov. 23. L P.) The N'ew Kngland coast is being swept by
.i 50 mile gale. A record high tide flooded the viater fronts. At Winthrop.
Mass., the surf is breaking 40 feet high against the breakwater and streets on
the waterfront are Inundated to the depth of a foot. Many cellars are flooded
and hundreds of trees are uprooted.
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City Lives in Dread of Renewed
Large Scale Fighting Ex-
pected Hourly Between Sinn
Fein and Forces of Govern
ment. WIRE entanglIments
HALT ALL TRANSIENTS
Expense Would be Paid, Says
London, But Move Would be
Considered to Avoid Friction
Among European Powers.
means about 10 In the stack and budget, with ISUOO. This year J49. 000
there Is not much demand even stWtt8 available and next year by virtue
that. With nearly 70 per cent of th.;jor thlg lux an(1 a higher aasess-
hay still In the hands of the growers'jfd valuation, $57 outi will be raised,
the situation Is not all hat could bcjTne higher valuation is responsible al
asked for. i for a ll'OO Increase in the Indigent
Nevertheless Hernilston and th.i lm,ldi(,,.- fulu fl-om 150(, lo 117701,.
Hermlslon country look prosperous Vot ui, ... ..... 1. U!feA i,.., 1. lnll(it
The women are well dressed and there I bo ruhC(j us a mtniinum of 1-30 mill
are a lot of men who do not do all f, remihed.
their travelling on foot or behlnt . jnerl,ag(,g i nearly all the county
be a valuable addition to the column-
nlty. Mr. Maloney saiil. He praised
hia "mixing" quulltlcs and tils enthu
siasm tn his work.
Klltercd Hanking In lieppncr.
Starting aa a bookkeeper for the
I-'Irst National Bank of Heppner under
George Conscr, cashier, on June 80,
1903. Mr. Hennett has been connect
ed constantly with 'Oregon bunking
for more than 17 years. Fie spent
four years with tha Morrow county
Institution, resigning June t, IW.Mo
become paying and receiving teller of
tho Citizens National- Hunk tf llftker.
He resigned there In August, I'JOS, to
become bookkeeper for the Klrst Na
tional Hunk of Portland.
On October 14. !!os, .Mr. Hennett
first Joined t,ho state bunking de
partment as a deputy. This position
led to his first appointment us bunk
examiner on May 20. 1911, which po
sition he held until November 1. 191 J.
He resigned to become vice-president
and dtrortor of tho Klrsl State & Suv
lllgs Hank, of Klamath Kails.
I'amllj to ItrsklK Here.
Since February 11. 1918, Mr. Hen
nott has been superintendent of bunks
and would have hud ono more year to
serve aftor the end of this ycur. Prior
to taking the position he was cashier
of tho Citizens' Hunk of Portland for
Mr. and Mrs. Hennett anil small son
will come to Pendleton prior to the
Christmas season, ho said In u letter
to Mr. Maloney today. Tliey fill tuke
up their resldonce here oh Junuaty 1.
Speaking of Mr. Bennett's resigna
tion Monday, members of the state
banking board said:
"Tho resignation of Mr. Hennett as
superintendent of banks was entirely
voluntary on his part und came as
. ..1-i.ut Miirnrlso to the board. Ills ser
vices have been uniformly satlsfuc.
. tory and It Is with regret that w6 ac
cent his resignation."
Mr. Hennett's successor hus not yet
. boen named.
horses. The writer counted 32 auio
mowtea parked u twq aidra ot th?
.Vain street block by the Oregon hotel
yesterday. ' They were not purchased
however on money derived from $1)
"Hernilston will stand a depression
better than some sections because our
people have not had such larue cred-
eastei 11 1 Its nor huve they had their tastes edu
cated up to the spending point notlc
able In wheat districts," said a promin
ent businessman yesterday.
"In generul, people, both merchants
nd fiirmers, have kept close to shore
and arc therefore prepared to look out
for themselves. One benefit from low
priced hay Is that it will encourage
people to feed it. While hay brought
a good price few men wanted to do
any milking but at present prices it
will pay men tn go Into'dairying more ,
than at present and that will build up
nothcr rcault of the slump in hey
prices Is that furmers arc cutting cx-
(t'ontlnued on pee Ti.l
offices are allowed. The one decrease
Is lp Justice court which. has 'fee-en., cut
from f inoo to J 75. The county court
is allowed t4i'0H. an Increase of Hiuii;
the circuit court court JMmo. an in
crease of JUI'iO; sheriff s office Is al
lowed $lloi0, an Increase of $4f,0;
clerk's office is given J,",6U0, a J300 in
crease; recorder's office Is given
54000. it Jloo rise; the treuhiirer's of
fice Is granted a 11-00 increase to
$3000; the coroner w:ll have $600
against $.100 for insoj the school su
perintendent's office $4100 against
$4 2.10 and the assessor's office $6000
or un Increase of $500.
I'r Schools ami Libraries.
The I'matilla county library will re
ceive $S500 or $Tu0 more than . this
year. X $3380 increase is made in the
high school tuition fund. For hire of
the county home demonstration agent
and county agriculture agent, $.'550
is added to this year's budget.
Items which were unchanged from
LONDON. Nov. 23. (U. P.) The
I'nited States may be asked o occupy
Armenia, the League of Nations de
fraying the cost, according to an ex
change telegraph dispatch today. It
was stated that such action might be
considered In order to avoid friction
inioiig Suropean powers.
Piiubdinicnt for War A.ked.
GKXE'VA, Nov. 23. (IT. P. Lord
Cecil today demanded that Poland
and Lithuania be punished according
to the League of Nations covenant for
continuing at war after submission of
their dispute to the league. Sir Cecil
declared that the t'.vo countries had
violated the covenant articles by re
newing warfare in less than three
months after submitting their quarrel
to the league. This constituted a vi
olation of the covenant, he asserted.
He demanded that the penalty break
ing off of all relation:! as provided
under article 16, be lnfiicte-1.
The assembly passed over the Ar
menian question at the forenoon ses
sion, but Ird Cecil convoked his com
mittee of six for this afternoon to con
sider it. Lord Cecil's motion that the
league council be compelled to make
public all documents In the Polish
.'Ihiianian settlement is being consid
Train Schedules Are Resumed
With Cessation of Wholesale
Murders But Guerilla War
fare Still Tears Nation.
NKW YORK, Nov. 23. (A. P.)
George M. Smith, managing editor of
the New York Tribune, died suddenly
at his home yesterday from ptomalnt
poisoning, complicated with heart dis
ease. Thiny years ago he began his
newspaper activities in Newark, N. J.
PLANS FOR SALE OF
Committee of Seven Indorses
Plan Presented in Special
Session by Organizer; Use of
Spare Time is Improved.
CHICAGO, Nov. 23. (A. P.I
Plans for the sale of interests of Mor-
! Community service in Pendleton
I likely will be given a tryout. as the re
' suit of favorable action taken yester
day afternoon by a committee repre
senting the city and the Pendieton
1 Commercial Association. The pros
ipetus of community seiv:ce. was pre
sented to the meeting by H. W. Ar
I bury, community organizer for Com-
IXXMHY, Xov. 23. One of the 84iid
l-Vincrs ttlio parti ciliated In the mur
der of 1 1 Itrit All officers ha been
killed and three caught redhanded, ar
cording to an annouiicoRK'iit today by
Sir llamar (rcrnnood. chief aecrefarir
for Ireland, hi the bouse of common
tills afternoon. Tlx? tlirce caught will
be tried for iimnicr, lie said.
(Continued on Page 4.)
spectacular rise marked the Chi
cago grain market today, Heccmner
wheat closing at $1.68 8-S after open
ing at $1.61, while March wheat,
after opening ut $1.69, closed at
Following are the quotations from
Ovcrbcck & Cooke, local brokers:
Chicago Oialn Market.
Open High Low Close
lec. $161 $1.694 Jl.r.Sti $1.68
Mar. l.r.9 l.'64V, 1.64',4 I.BJ&4
Hoc. ' .65 '.i .67 .64 .67H I
Muy .71 ',4 .74 .70 .73
O.Uj . I
Oec. .43 -45V4 .42T .45
May .48), .49 .47-i ,49't;
Ucc. 1.47 1.52 1.4tH 1.61 Vi
Muy 134 141 1.24 Vi 1.41
Dec. .64 .68 .64 .68
May 417 .73 .67 .73
Kales of '.'5.000 bushels to go to store,
while small emphasized the poor de
mand. Country offerings were said to
be materially larger at the advance. A
Hroomhall cable reported the removal
of all restrictions on wheat exporta
tion by the Argentine government
and iIho said Australia will have 100.-
0(i0. 000 bushels high grade wneai 10
export from the present crop, which
will begin to move in January. We
regard this advance today as a natural
recovery ill an etended hear per.od.
As the first of a series of concerts
which will be given this winter under
'he ausp:ces of the Pendleton post of
the American Legion, the Shirley Con
cert Company plaved last night at the
Shirley, famous as a saxophone ar
tist, gave severul excellent numbers
and proved his versatility by playing
foios on the cornet, piccolo and
xylophone. Four women artists, at
tractively gowned, proved themselves
masters of melody in supplementing
Shirley. One played piano accom
paniments, another cello and a third
violin, while Miss Florence Hay, so
nrano sang several solos und gave
Among the numbers played by the
company were "Preparedness." "Oh."
Medley of standard Airs." "Forget-
me-not," "Dardanella." "Your Eyes
Have Told Me So." "Hiawatha's Mel
ody of Love," "Southern Airs," and
American Patrol." '
After the concert the players pro
vided music for the crowd for a few
enjoyable hours of dancing.
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WILL CAUH FOli l!KFlt;K10S
PARIS, Nov. 23. The Creek gov
ernment has agreed to receive and
care for 3imi.uo Crimean refugees, ac
cording to an Athens dispatch.
ris and Company in stockyards and(mumty Service, incorporated,
terminals to permit acquisition by live-1 The function of community service
tock interests and the public were is the uncvering of latent talent -or'
filed in the District of Columbia su- leadeiship in the leisure time field
preme court today. j along the lines of music, drama, art.
amse.ics anu an community activities
of a vocational nature. Mr. Arbury ex
plained. It combines efficient leader
ship with whatever facilities for-rec
reat'on a community may have.
A test of the community service pro
gram is made without expense to a
city, Mr. Argury told the commitxtee
which met hiri. A large fund, the out
growthjif the War Camp Community
Service of war days, makes possible
the introduction of this service. If the
community organizes. It raises Us own
budget and employs it? own leaders.
J. P.. P.aley. president of the Pen
dleton Commercial Association;
LAST FOR FIVE YEARS
Denial of the right to drive a motor
vehicle in Oregon for the next five 1
years is the penalty recommended for
Kay McCarroll. of this city, by Traffh J
Officer William H. Lyday and Police'
j.inse rnomas r nz cera.u. George A. Hartman, its vice president
maximum under the present state lawjan(J mavor.elect of tne ckv. c K
and evidence enough to back up the . Cranston sccrt.Iarv. H E. "inlow, su.
it.Mut cni. u "' i penntendent of city schools; J. L,
state wun 11, -vtr. lyaa.v saiu louaj
The recommendation was made fol
lowing a wild ride across Main street
bridge and down Main street Sunday
night in which McCarroll injured one
man, grazed another and smashed the
tar he was piloting. Other episodes
of a similar stamp which did not erfll
so disastrously for McCarroll Here
cited by the officers to back up the.i
So far as is known, this is the first
line the maximum penalty against an
autoist has been invoked by officers in
Vaughan, mayor; Cash Wood, county
Y. M. C. A. secretary, and Perry I
ldleman. adjutant of Pendleton Post,
American Legion, were those who met
with Mr. Arbury. heard the program
of the service and endorsed a trial for
In a statement drawn up by the
committee before adjourning, they
explained their endorsement as fol
lows; ' '
"Appreciating the advantages of a
recreation program to all citizens of
'Continued on pse R.
PORTLAND, Nov. 23. (A. P.1
John Doughty wanted at Toronto. Can
ada, in connection with the disappear
ance of Ambrose J. Small, a year ago
was arrested today at Oregon City.
Doughty, according to officers, admit
ted the theft of Jlim.mio in bomK
which he fald he had on , deposit in
Chicago and which he said he would
surrender. He said he took Small
to a theatre one night, lost track ot
him there and never saw him again
Doughty was private secretary t
Small, who owned a mmiber of thea
tres at Toronto and sold out his inter
ests a year aso for $l,oo.0iio. A
world wide search for Small for whom
i $r,ti. imiii reward, dead or alive, has
Ven offered has heretofore been with
out result. Doughty was working at
the paper mill In Oregon City.
Identity Is Admitted .
OUIOUii.N" CITY. Nov. 23. 1 1'. P.l
John Ioughty. private secretary te'
(Continued on page 5.)
COLBY'S GOING 'CALLING' ON SOUTH AMERICA.
KAfll.E PASS. Tex., Nov. 1'3.- (L.
..)Mlnes In the Coahullu. Mexico,
coal regions huve been returned to
owners -by strikers who seized them
last week, it la reported here.
N. Y. call money, 6 per cent.
(From Overheck & Cooke Co.)
CHICAGO, Nov. 23. Wheat started
strong, had a sharp decline and then
developed pronounced strength and
advanced about 10c from the bottom
on a large amount of short covering.
Sentiment was by far more friendly to
the market, encouraged by the
strength and advanced about l(lc from
the bottom n a large amount of short
covering. Sentiment was by fur more
friendly to the market, encouraged by
the strength In securities, which gave
the Idea that tho financial situation
was on the road lo Improvement. This
theory however, was not substantiated
by the general news. Including several j
bank failures through the grain belt.
Cash prices were higher with the fu
tures, but premiums remain iinchang-l
cd. 'Export business was placed at one!
million bushels with the significant!
ferttlire till' this connection the. eukt,
w:!i which tn wheat was , bought.
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WVSinNGTON As the representative of President Wiison. Secretary of Stat Hainhr'dpa
I Colby (right) will go a-calling in the next few weeks. He will pay r.fitlnl visits to Rraiil and I'ru-
Kiiay (shown on the map of South America, loin, repaying an muciii can u iiuuu "
Vruguay to th United Slaloi In 19 IS, and President Pessoa.f Bratil. last year Also, Colhy wtil
drop In unofflclallv on Buenos Aires. Argentine. Tltat call Is tn response to an Invitation from lh
f -in'hHe ct Artonllns Hn'll mvk" his cll with llie I'. 8. battloihlp Florida, shown above.
DL'BLIN", Nov. U. (V. " P. ) Fre
juent encounters between troop and
small ba,nds of Sinn Feinera occurred
in the streets of Dublin last night. The
sound of shooting was incessant. So
far as is known, there were only two
casualties. Military raids are being
conducted throughout the city today..
Many arrests have .been made. Dub
lin is virtually cut off from tha world
by a cordon of British troops. Some
where within the city 200 Sinn Fein
guna.sn.. who assassinated 14 British
officers Sunday, are hiding'. Mean- '
while the city is living in dread ot re
newed large scale fighting; between ,
Sinn Feiners and the police which is"
hourly expected. Shot's have their
shutters up. Thousands of people re
Three Sinn Feiners were killed aft
er attacking sentries. Three were ar
res'ed Saturday in an uprising in a
?uard house and two of them yester
day threw hand grenades at the sen
tries. The grenade falleuTfa explode,
being without detonators. The third
grabbed a rifle which a seatry drop
ped in the excitement and was raising
it to his shoulder when other sentries
The body of a Black and Tan po
liceman was taken from River Llffey
today, according to reports received
Dublin like War City.
The Dublin city hall and several
of the city's hotels have been occu
pied by troops and the town Is fjtpld
ly assuming the appearance of a city
in the war xone during the fighting In
France. Tanks and military automo
biles rumbled through the Btreets to
day. Sentries with tied bayonets,
packed up and down. Reports from
other cities of Ireland indicated that
guerilla warfare between Sinn Feiners
and government forces Is being main-
The body of Captain Thompson was
found today In a field,' near Cork". He
had been shot. At Belfast, Head Con
stable Kearney died from bullet
wounds. A party of police were am
bushed near Skibberau. One con
stable was killed and one seriously In
Dublin Is surrounded by an en
tanglement of barbed wire, and back
of that line lie troops and police with
their niachineguns. Other arms are
ready for instant use and sentries set
to fire on the Instant, guard every
entrance to the city. Kveryone Is stop-
t ped. Passes to new-spupermen priests.
doctors and nurses are valueless and
ntries have turned them all back. In
coming trains are stopped until the
passengers are searched and no out
going trains are permitted.
Cork Torn by I prising.
ConiC Nov. 23. (C. P.) Two
Sinn Feiners wire shot and a police
man seriously wounded In clashes at
Mill street, in the county of Cork, last
night. There were numerous skirm
ishes between Black and Tan patrols
md Sinn Feiners.
. Train Service Resinned.
DL'BLIN", Nov. 23. (A. P.) All
train services were resumed after u
quiet night following Sunday's blood-
(Continued on paga I.)
Reported by Major Lee Moorhouse.
official weather observer.
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