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DAILY EAST OSEGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 26, 1920.
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TBI PEOPLE ARE
SLIDES Oil TP'
North Bank Limited Train is
Struck by Heavy Landslide
70 Miles Out of Portland zVZTSTVTT: "il,,",n .wl!,e ,n
Entrance of Hood Tunnel.
MAIL CAR IS KNOCKED
, INTO COLUMBIA RIVER
Railway Clerk, Temporarily
. Imprisoned, Swims Ashore
.' But Others, Trapped in
N: Tumbling Cars, Suffer In-
PORTLAND. Ore., Nov. It (A.
P.)-The North Hank Limited train
was struck by a landallda at Hood.
Wash., leaf night. Ten passengers
were seriously Injured and a baggage
man wa hurt A boulder knocked
tha tender off the track, threw a bag
bag and mall car Into the river and
derailed two coaches.
Engineer a Hurt.
PORRTLAND. Nov. It.lV. P.)
Four peraona were Injured Thursday
evening when huge boulder, falling
from the mountainside near Hood,
Wash., wrecked an Oriental limited on
the S. P. 8. railroad, la learned here
today. Juat aa. the train waa "ap
proaching a tunnel near Hood, 71
mile east of Portland, the boulder,
weighing a ton. atruck the train be
tween the engine and tender, derailing
tha engine, tender, the baggage car,
mall car and amoker. The mail car
rolled Into the Columbia river, J. H,
Sundberg. one of the railway mall
clerks, was temporarily Imprisoned In
the car, but broke through the car and
HVA. Barnlck, engineer, waa the
most aerloualy Injured. He waa hurt
about tha head and has a
arm. Hundberg broke hi
breaking out of the mail car. J. K.
Hean. express messenger, and, Harry
Laady, mall clerk, were alight hurt.
BAD CHECK CHARGE IS
FACING COLORED ARTIST
' Oeorsa Johnaon, colored, faces addl
ttonal charges today the reault of
Inquiries made by the police follow
ing his arrest Wednesday night on a
charge of attempting to abscond with
fit. He Is being hsid in tne city jan
and his case has been put before the
Issuance of a worthleaa check for tt,
In payment for the return of aome ahoe
brushes which he had stolen, consti
tutes) the latest crime for which John
son Is held. His arrest resulted from
trying to make away with 115 which
had been given him by A. P. Burgln.
upon the negro's promise to find Bur
gln's lost watch.
Bhoe brushes stolen from Charles
Polk, formerly porter t the Peoples
Warehouae end now Janitor at the
Elks club, were sold by Johnson to Bill
Hickman, a colored porter In a local
barber shop, the police allege. 1 oik
learned of tha whereabouts, of his
brushes and when Johnson came to
him asking payment of a small loan,
polk informed him that he would have
to return the brushes. Johnson Is re
ported then to have bought back the
brashes from Hickman, giving him a.
check for tt In payment. He signed
the name of Charles bee to the check.
baxoito oaix ixxyr.
MEXICO C1TT, Nov. P-
Bandits under Tomajo Isqtiierdo held
- u..ini ritv.Puebla train last
night, killing the brakeman and oh
WnlW onlderablo loot. Kegu.ar
troops are pursuing lb nnn.llts, who
are reported to ne poon.v
without much strength.
CHICAGO GRAIN LETTER PR
December wheat dropped to tl.CS
today after opening at t1.6S, while D.c.
March wheat dropped to after j.Muy
opening at U.&0. frmD,c.
Following are me --
Overbeck Cooke, local prose.
nnen HlRh Low lose
ro U '6' ti3 M .
May 70H -U
Dec. .4SH -llu
Nay .46 ,48 .4i Vs
-h m:" r-;-fr;
SWERE ON 21 7 VCTORY
nda war on
AGAINST CLOSED SHOP
CHICAGO, Nov. 2I. (IT. P.lA
... w!v( wn.....w -,,v ,- nuu wan
launched hero today with tha open
ing of tha national headquarters of
tha American Press Bureau. A- fight
to throw all ahp open to non-union
labor, and trade unionist followB
closely the announcement of the Am
erican Federation of l.nbor that It will
fight to the limit any effort on the
part of inunufucturera to kill the
cloned ahop plan.
Thomas Rulllvan, director of pub
licity for the American Press Ilureuu.
naid the organization I not opposed
I ,0 organised labor but la against the
Cloned alion. The olilect of ihe nrmi.
nlzatlnn, lie wild, la to promote bet
ter relation between employer and
employe and that the new acheme of
things "will mean elimination of the
"Ihor la entitled to fair treat
ment," Hulllvan said. "Ho la the boaa.
Strikes and boycotta must eeaae. Km-
ployera who have the closed ahop have
very little to any about the conduct of
their own business. I.ahor must lie
educated that the open ahop la the
beat way to promote friendly relation
between tt and the employer."
FLR PENDLETON ELEVEN
No post season game for the state
football championship la to be at
tempted for Pendleton High school,
It waa decided today In conference be
tween City Superintendent H. E. In
low, and Coach Dick Hanley. Prob-
lability of a contest with The Dalles
! was thus eliminated and football, ao
fur as Ihe Eastern Oregon champions
oro concerned, la relegated to the hot
-Move league until next fall.
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The Dulles yesterday defeated aleni
high school, ftalem defeated Eugene
high laat Friday. Eugene previously
had defoated North Bend. Southern
Oregon champlona. The win for The
Dalles left them the most logical con
tenders. Taking comparative scores,
Pendleton has the edge on the Mid-Co-lumbia
team, for Hood ltiver, defeated
here 14 to 0, gave The Dalles a hard
fbattle when Bill Bteers was coaching
and lost only by a 14 to 7 score.
Pendleton Is satisfied that it has aa
good a claim aa any team in Oregon
to the state title Inasmuch as the
state board of control looks with dis
favor on post season championship
games, will ne content to rest on us
WASHINGTON', Nov. 26. (U. P.)
Conscientious objectors who refused
to participate In the world war receiv
ed their greutest possible Thnnksglv
Ing day gift In the form of an order
from Secretary of War Baker releas
ing the SS atill held In prison. Baker,
in tils atatement, said each case has
been considered on Its merits, the
principle of consideration being to re-
... i . ... . V it ih- unl.nM na .1.
reeded the normal peace time penalty '
lor the offense. The majority of the
33 have been ln conflnment for more
than two yeors.
KXIJOKTS SHOW i.IX
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26. (U. P.)
V. 8. exports Increased and Imports
decrensed for October compared with
both September of this year and Oc-
tobe'r of last year, the' depattment of
EDICTS RISE DESPITE
1.45 1.40 K
1.35 1.30 Vi
.68 Vi -68
Ixindnn, 842 Vi.
Wheat Heavy selling by
and local Interests brought
decline at the opening.
Thereafter the market developed
some strength and rallied sharply but
waited to obtain outside buying, sup
nort. which did not materialise. Much
Jof the bearish feeling was based on ad
ditional bank failures In tho grain
belt, which In the opinion of the trade
offset the rcporta of large aules. Lo
cal export interests reported the de
mand very persistent, ash wheat was
2 to 4c lower on receipts of 105 cars
but premiums held steady to 1c hlghei
than Wednesday. While there is no
change In the financial situation, we
believe the large foreign demand will
disclose a well liquidated position and
find reflection In higher prices for the
time being at least. -
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Football champion of Eastern Ore
gon is Pendleton high school today by
virtue of a clean-cut 21 to 7 victory
over La Grande hign here Thursday
afternoon. Pendleton, now craves a
contest for the state high school grid
iron title and has a sweeping chal
lenge out to any team which has aim-
It took eight downs within the 10
yard line fur Ija Grande to break the
record of the green and gold for score-1
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IhA uonwon ( .n the fourth down a Ia !
Orande fumble waa recoveretl on the
five yard line. The referee ruled It
a free-for-all, giving Iho visitors first i
down with five yards to go. On the
last down Horstman, star of the game
fur the losers, bucked the pigskin
across the line. It was the first touch
down against Pendleton In six games.
La Orande presented a stronger
team than most fans predicted and fol
lowing the klcltiiff, started n march
toward tho Pendleton goal line that
made things look dark. Horstman
made f I rt down three times but on
the next advance his mates ruinblel
and Hanley recovered for Pendleton.
Wrecking Crew In Form.
With Ihe visitors' attack tcmnorarilv
halted, the locals started the r march
to the goal. Terjeson tore off several
runs for about 10 yards each and
Stendal gained nearly 4D on a erlss-f
cross end run play. Terjeson went j
over for the f rst score after rour hard
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Hanley lost a chance for another j
score In the second ouarter by a furo-
bla after his mates had Intercepted
La Grande pass and carried the ball
within shooting dis'unce. Terjeson
and Slendal alternated ln making
galna after Davis hail nailed the pass.
Hanley. was knocked cold iu thif. pe
riod but recovered and continued hi
tho game. '
(Continued on page 2 )
U. S. REPUDIATES PACT
WASHINOTON, Nov. ;S.-(U. P.)
The United Stales, , having abso
lutely repudiated ' the Anglo-French
reaction from Europe to Secretary ofi
State Colby's note of protest to Oreal
ftrltn'n The note is evnecferf to in
fluence the League of Nations meet-
ings at Geneva on
at Geneva on the uue-stion of ;
methods of administration
dates. Great Britain holds a mandate
Whut effed Colby's note will have
In the I'gbt of Germany's recent pro
test against the distribution of man-
dates over her former colonics by the
allies. Is also awaited with interest,
The Colby note, addressed to Brit sh I
Foreign .Minister Curson, was ln pro-1
rest against the Sun Hemo ii,-rec-j
:nent between Great Britain ami I
France for the apparent division of
'.he oil suppl es of Mesopotamia.
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The defeat of Venlielos by Constantine forces In tho recent election in Greece would Brem to indicate that
rx-KIng Constantine will return to Athena as the real power, whether he or one of his sons actually takes the
throne. Above, the family snapped at a Swiss hotel seated left to right. Prince George, ex-Queen Sophie,
Constantine and Princess Kutherlne; hark row. tleft to right). Princess Holme. Prince Paul and Princess Irene.
Insert, Venlielos and Mtlle. Manes, tho morganatic wife of the bite King Alexander, whoso marriage to the king
has Just been uphold by tne court at A thens. -She Ui expecting an heir ,h n may sum-; day take the throne.
ii sU'-iU-i jitJti
FOUNDER OF Sli
, IS SEIZED
Sweeping Down on Leaders of'
Rebellion, British Forces Ar-
rest Acting President of Irish
Republic and Assistant. '
JOHN MAC NEILL, TROOP
ORGANIZER ALSO HELD
Seizure of Moderates at Dawn:rThna:::rercrr,,,h,:
Comes as Surprise and is Be-
lieved Biggest Death" Blow!
Yet Inflicted bv Govcnmpnt
ici imiiiuiu uy uuvt,. mucin,
i.' , ir . - itown over the top. Echo, for which
DUBLIN. Nov. It. a,. P.l riun-Mllw Kul Th,rngon lu city -chflirrnan,
(lredH of prisoners -were taken here to-.jsent In $444, exceeding the riuta by
day In a great roundup luf Klnn Fein I44- Echo's memlHTship donations
leaders. Jn utlilltlon to Arthur Orif. j 'mounted to 308 and JI3C was real
fin, head of the Klnn Fein and John : J!"'1 'r'" a dance and card party.
McNeill, commander of the Irish vol-1 Umatilln. with a r(uota of J160. raised
unteers, police and the military took ,117. under the direction of Mrs. W.
i many Unset officials to Jail. Among
'hem were J. Mclirlde and Michael
! Wains, members of parliament. Great
tafs of documents were seized In a
; raid w hich began before dawn. . llany
were seized In beds, hustled Into scanty
"lothlng and rushed to Jail. The Jails :
are filled to overflowing, and spam'
aooins In Dub n rest e. and other
buildings are used as cells.
Today s offensive against tne Sinn
Kein organization and "republican"
army is considered the heaviest blow ;
struck ly crown forces since the rebel-1
lion started, liritish officials are
seemingly confftent that the Sinn Fein
movement Is being finally defeated In
today s 'c'perations. It is understood
that other parts "f Ireland will be the
scenes of similar wholesale round ups
later. ! ,
DUBLIN, Nov. i. (C. P.) Sweep
ing down on leaders of the Sinn Kein
suvcrnment British forces today ar
rested Arthur Griffith, acting president
of the "Irish republic," John MacNeiU.
ti.umler of the lrirri volunteers and
wvernl other hiKh officials--of the re
publican oraflaUatiM, XJieir charge
l:avo not been announced.
The arrests of Jriffith and MacNeill
cime as a surprise. Hoth have been
I moderate In their statements and have
!.cen allowed every freedom. It is be-
lieved the dmiiments raptured recent-
,ly in the wholesale search ny man j
,tfice officals asd tne niiuiar) ,
1 . , ," ' ?,, "".' ", rt !
mipiicaiea ineni wun inc ijiuuj
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C'ded to make,
v.v.. .. -
il'eln leaders, moderalo or otherwise. .
The arrest of Griffith and McNeill
is believed to be the a art of cleuning
up in lieUu d. I'olice obtained quan-j
titej of Sinn Fein literature in Grlf-1
tun s nome.
As a result of the ar -
rests, rtnklng at tne nean or cne onm
Fein government and military plans.
many native .-ion rmiviaiuc
u s helieved tbat many documents
r..ntlnned on page K.
- KING CONSTANTS E COME
WILL SEEK TO HAVE
POHTLA.VT, Nov. 21. i A. P.)
-It, ('. McAfee, secretary of the
Portland federation of churches,
announced Ihe federation is work
ing on a measure for the next
session of the legislature provid
ing for general observance of the
Hahlmth as a day of reBt through
out the state.
ANSWERS ROLL CAL
. With complete quotas from Hermia
lon, Echo and Umatilla, and with No-
'"'1"'1, wen -over the top in the west
The sum of $400 was sent In today
,,y F- B- Swa'' ha ot tne d"v ln
Il t h, h ,hA nrt
I -ugent. At .Nolin, Mrs. Juanita
, Kanuall has collected $S5 and reporu
I '"' there is more to come.
"" enn oi cne county,
: la'eHt reports show that at Athena.
j ;he M' C. M. Eager is chairman,
" u 'll na" oeen
",allzed- The nrh-e Is beginning at
ic cimirman, 31
l-ucy Reed, has been forced to
Because of numerous delays.
. S. TO
LOXDON, Nov. 26. (U. ' P.) Po
land has pledged the League of .Na
tions that General Zeligowski's cam
paign against Lithuania will be halted,
according to Warsaw .dispatches re
ceived here today. .
ACCIDENT TAKES LIFE
OF ATHLETE'S FATHER
THE DALLES, Nov. 26. (A. P.)
I H. B. Steers, aged 79, father of ,Bill"
' Steers. ITniversifv. f t
I capiain. died Thursday as a result of
, injuries' reqeived last week in an auto-
steer was ,n,llred on j.
w hen , k b . h . .
nome at i:he Dalles. He was an uncle
'"rsf oi xm. j. Burgess, otntaymona ortn superintendent and
in.'S CUV. Wno Is non- In curt ,qnd fnr
I Ihe winter.
METIfilISTS CHOOSIO ltHlTLVD
ATLANTIC C1TV Nov. 2 ( p )
The House of Ris'hnir .h M.h
oij - t En!..,n.. rnirh ta.v .ii.iA
t0 ho(, Us nf.xi semi-annual meeting
in pnfHnu- Oregon, on May 11, 1921.
PORTLAND MARKS TS STEADY
I'OltTLAND. Nov. 20. (A. B.)
All markets are steady today.
THIRD VICTIM IS DEAD TODAY
AS TOLL OF SMASH UP IN 250
MILE SPEEDWAY DASH YESTERDAY
Eddie O'Donncll Whose Machine Crashed Into Car of Gaston
Chevrolet at Blinding Speed on Los Angeles Track, Dies
From Injuries in Spectacular Occident.
OLDER BOYS OF EAST
Freewater Will House
ing This Week-end
Similar to Recent Assemblage of
Northern Oregon . Youths
Freewater Is the scene tonight, to
morrow and Sunday of an Older Boys'
Conference for the east end of Uma
tilla county, similar in character to
the Northern Oregon Older Boys' Con
ference held here early this month.
Several boy leaders from Pendleton
will leave this afternoon to assist in
making the convention- a success.
Meetings will be held in the Feder
ated Church at Freewnter. the confer
ence having been inspird by Rev. O.
C. Weiss, pastor. He enlisted the aid
of Cash Wood, county T. M. C. A. sec
retary, to arrange a program and to
assist in Insuring the success of the
meeting. Mr. Wood leaves today for
the east end city to take part in the
Local Pastors to Speak.
Rev. George L. Clarke, of the Pres
byterian church, ' and Rev. John
Secor, of the Methodist church, will
be among the principal speakers..
Registration. takes place at 7
o'clock this evening followed by song
-ervice at 7:30. H. 8. Murray, mayor
jof Freewater, will deliver an address
'of welcome at 7:45. Secretary Apple
Ifc'ate. of the Walla Walla. Y Xf f A
rt ' n w nil! ICT.lt, H I1U C III ISl
ity." His address w:ll be followed by
a talk by Chaplain C. A. Rexroad. of
Milton, on "Some Boys I Have
Tomorrow's program calls for a full
day, with singing, speeches and dis
cussions. Rev. H. H. Wilber and Rev.
O. D. Harris. 'of Milton: Hev. J. W.
Wilson, of Umaplne; I. B. Sevey and
principal respectively, f the schools
of Milton; Rev. George L. Clark and
Rev. John Secor, of Pendleton; Dr.
W. H. Bleakney, Rev. M. E. Bollen.
Rev. A. R. Diverett and Rev. 13. T.
Allen, of Walla Walla and boys ln at
tendance are listed on . the Saturday
HctUdciits to Rntrrtaln Boy
Residents of Freewater will enter-
Win the boys attending. The confer
ence was ai ranged to give the boys in
I that district who were unable to cornel
to the Pendleton confe. ence the bene- i
I fit. of inspiration as is obtained from
ucn a convocation.
OLE HANSON TELLS OF
CHICAGO. Nov. 26. (A. P.) Ole
Hanson, former "mayor of Seattle,
Wash., while in Chicago last night on
his way home from a tour of Europe,
where he investigated conditions
among working men, told of a fight In
Liverpool between himself and a soap
box orator who was denouncing the
Mr. Hanson said that upon hearing
the man assailing the United States,
he obtained a soapbox and on the op
posite side of the Rtreet began telling
the crowd what he thought of anyone!
wno would demean ihe United States.
"The crowd was soon with me," he
said. "Then someone started to take
me from the box and a regular fight
ensued. I helped blaze the way as my
crowd went after the other and we
son had them licked good and plenty."
Mr. Hanson said ho was hit several
times but suffered no serious Injury.
BIG CLASS WILL TAKE
K. OF C. WORK SUNDAY
Forty candidates for initiation Into
Ihe Krilght-j of Coiumbus are expected
here On Sunday when the Pendleton
council will have Its annual Initia
tory session. Pendleton. Heppner.
Condon am' the towns of Umatilla
county will furnish their share of
initiates and degree tarns from both
Ontario and Walla Walla will be here
to take part.
Rt. liev. McGrath, bishop at Ba
ker, will attend and Rev. P. J.
O'Rourke, of Tbe Dulles. Is also ex
pected. Prominent knights from La
Grande and neighboring cities have
I ' The initiation will be held In the
; Knights of Columbus meeilng hall
(Sunday afternoon an. I a banquet will
be served following, In the Eagle
I w oodmen Lull Sunday evening.
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2 U. P.)'
Eddie O'Donncll died today as a re
sult of the auto accident In the 254
mile speed-way race at Beverly Hills
yesterday when Gastore Chevrolet and
Lyalls JolUg O'Donnell's machinlciau.
v. ere killed. ODonrvell sustained a
fractured skull and both his arms were
broken in a collision with the racer
driven by Chevrolet. The two cars
rolled down an incline together, land
ing in a beap on top of the drivers.
liwith the mechanicians at the bottom
of the track. r
Chevrolet's mechanician escaped
without injury. '
The accident was probably the most ,
spectacular ever seen on a 'racing
tlack In this country. Seventy five
thousand persons came to their feet,
gasping when the cars of Chevrolet
and O'Donnell came together at a
blinding speed. Both tha motors
smashed to the outer wall and plunged
down a steep Incline. Chevrolet anil
Jolls struck on their heads and their
necka were broken.
Began Racing Career, In lata
LOS ANGELES, Cal., Nov. 2. (A.
P.) Eddie O'Donnell who died from
injuries in the national championship
race ax the Los Angeles speedway waa
31 years old and a native of White
water. Wis. He began his racing
career as a. mechanician in 1913. In"'
1914 he drove his first race at Kala
mazoo. Mich., winning second "place in
the JuO-milo contest,"
'He also won second place fn the
Corona, Cal., road race the same year.
In 1915 he started in 10 races, and
finished ln nine of them, each time In
tho money. Twice he won first place,
three times he waa second, twice he
was third and twice fifth.
At the Kansas City race July 22,.
1917 O'Donnell Hil & smavhiin whirh
' shattered one of his arms. He has
j had it rebroken many times since on
the operating table ln efforts to have
it set riKhL He did BPlraffi again , .
until last year, when he drov in two
races, both of them at Sheepshead bay.
JSS FRAUD CHARGED
IN TRADE OF LANDS
CrVxs fraud and misrepresentation '
are alleged in the case of Dan Lee et
al., vs. O. T. Lathrop, which will come
to trial Monday morning before Crtcuit
Judge G. W. Phelps. The case in
volves one of the largest land trades
drawn up in this section ln years and
promises to be a hard fought legal bat
A trade of the old Myrick ranch.
near Myrick station, for 2400 acres in
Morrow county is the point at Issue.
The plaintiffs allege that the Morrow
county property was represented as
being worth, $40 an acre while in real
ity, they say, it Is appraised at 116.
Lathrop seeks to cause two heirs of
the Myrick estate to sign the contract
for the transfer. As yet the papers
have never been signed by all parties
to the transaction and the suit hinges
over this contract. Peterson, Bishop
& Clark will appear for the plaintiffs
and James A. Fee and C. II. Carter for
TWENTY THREE HURT IN
OHIO TRAIN COLLISION
BELLEFONTAINE, O., Nov. . .
(A. P.) Twenty three persona were
injured, two probably fatally, late '
yesterday when Big Four passenger
tiffin No. in northbound ran Into an
open switch at West Liberty, near
here, and crashed Into a freight train
or. a siding. The express car and
combination baggage car and smoker
of Jhe passenger train overturned.
. Reported by Major Lee Moothouso,
official wvather observer. v
Rainfall, half an Inch.
. Tonight and