THE EAST OREGONIAN IS THE ONLY INLAND EMPIRE NEWSPAPER GIVING ITS READERS THE BENEFIT OF DAILY TELEGRAPHIC NEWS REPORTS FROM BOTH THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AND" U.MTEtf UZ'J n - DAILY EDITION DAILY EDITION Number of Copies printed of Saturday's The East Oregonlan la 1?Mtra Ore gon greatest Bwiir ami a selling force gle to the adrtar Dr twice the guaranteed paid ritru lation In Pendleton and Umatilla coun ty of any other newipr. 3,389 This paper la a mrmiier or anfl audited by the Audit Bureau of Clrcubitloin. COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER CITY OFFICIAL PAPE2 VOL. 32 DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 29, 1920. NO. 0636 . i T-" i 'ZAfgfr " m : FUG OF DOCKS AT LIVERPOOL IS MAMMOTH LOSS WRECKAGE OF BARGE, LOST WITH 23 ABOARD, FOUND SAYS WIRELESS Damage Mounts Into Millions when Flames Break Forth , Simultaneously Sweeping 7 Mile Warehouse Area. ( ANONYMOUsIitTERS IN ; DUBLIN WARN OFFICIALS Repetition of Killings Are - Promised if British Govern ment Representatives Re main; London Blaze Averted LONDON, Nov. 29. (Py Webb lr, IT. p, Htuff Correspondent.) Dam (f dona by Sinn Feins In their fiery attack on English property figured In the millions of dollars, extra Iropps were assigned today to Liverpool whera the dock fires, started Hiiturday night, are still smouldering. Tha Irish office declared today the situation la under control. It announc ed that the most desperftto' lenders have been raptured, . .' On man win killed today by a piece of metal hurled almost a mile by an explosion and three were Injured In the explosion. Police hurried to In vestlgate the occurrence on the poa albllity that It might be a port of Sinn Fein plot, The man killed wnx across the Thames from a power house. More evidence of Liverpool firm of Incendiary origin were dla rovrred today In scientific housebrenk Ing instruments and bolt cutlers left by the firebugs. Fire Itrcalc Klniiilianooiixljr LONDON. Novi 29. (A. P.I A dis patch to the Press Association from ' Liverpool says; "An alarmlnic outbreak of Sinn Fein violence occiire Saturday night short ly before t o'clock. Flrea broke out almultaneoualy both in the aouth and north eada of Liverpool and also In Rootle. ' 'There were aeven ftrea In Rootle and eleven In vorloua pari of Liver pool. . . . . - "Subsequent discoveries revealed a well planned Hlnn Ketn plef to-spread a holocauat of fire among the ware- A STOMA, Nov-. 2!). (A. P Wreckage of the barge W. J. Ptrrl which was cut loose In an 80 rnlle gale rriuay auernuon wnn 23 on liourit wan found on the lunch neur Cape JobnNon, by the Steamer Kunia Rita nnd U. H. Revenue Cutter Snohomish, accordliMC to a wlrelesa nu'KHUKe picked t p at North Heiid today. Storm IM'fii'H InvcsllKalors POItTI.ANU, Nov. 29 (U. P.) A mewintte which the Untied ITckb re ct'lved from th government rudln atatlon at North Hcud, Wuah., tod.iy mated that the men la too rough for veaxela Hearohintr fur the mlnxlng barge Pirrle to launch a boat to Inveatlxatn the cape Johnann ahore where lumber waa alghtiMl yeaterduy. It la believed the lumber may have been from the I Pirrle, Indicating Unit she w nt down Mil-1 I" the Friday nlghl xale. Iloko Not Abaiuloiii'it BRATTLK, Nov. S'j.-ti:. P.) WaHhiiiKton'H eotiHt line la lining pa trolled today an ahore and off, for tracea of the lumber-carr lug barge I'lrrio, feared-to have been lest wllh 19 peraona aboard in Friday night's terrific atorm. W. !l. (Jrace and Company, ownera of the bunt, have not entirely given tip, hopo thut Captain Jensen, man r of the barge, through hia aklll aa a marlnor, will be able to get hia veaael aafely through the atorm. PRESIDENT WILSON TO' UtVUTE HIS TIME, TO -WRITING AFTER MARCH WaKhinglon, Nov. 29. (A. p.) H definitely became known to day tb.it ;rcHldent Wilson will de vote bia time to writing after March 4. He will make hln homo In WuHhliiKton, Hi'cretury Tumulty mtcndH to write aome bouka about the president. WILSON AT WORK i Ofl HIS ISSM ! TO NEXT SESSION; . .i EEKING RESURRECTION WIDOW PRAYS AT GRAVE UNTIL LOST IN FAINT Immediate Revision of Tax Laws May be Requested by! President of Congress as ! Solons Convene Next Week TWO RECOMMENDATIONS HAVE BEEN PASSED UP John Doughty Taken in Oregon City After Year's Search Produces Goods But Denies Knowledge of Missing Chief. White House Officials Indicate Any Wise Redistribution is Favored; Other Contents of Speech as Yet Unknown. WASHINGTON, Nov. 2'. UT. P.) President WiIhoii, Iti hi forthcoming meHiatie to coiigrcHH, may .ink for an immediate revi.vl4.11 of the revenue law? d tfpite the decision of republican lead en; to postpone action tin thiM matter until ufter .March 4, It waa Indicated, today at the in bite, boiiHe. Officials there M.ated that the president would j sipn any hill making a wise revision of the present revenue laws, and pointed ! SYLVESTER, (ia Nov. 29. (U. p.) Confident that resurrec tion of her huaband, dead four years, could be effected by the power of prayer, Mra. Robert Home prayed bealdca hia grave until she fell exhausted acrosa the mound. A paaaerby today 11 the woman lying at the grave and aent an alarm to the aheriffg office. So confident waa ahe that her husband would" rise, that ahe had Jirourfht clothing for him to wear ami tools to open the grave. CRAZED BY MINE. LEAGUE OF NATIONS' Fi ORC f IS PICKED PLEBISCITE III FIRST ARMED 10 SMFSE CONTESTED CM INITIATE, THEN FEAST Troops Sent by Britain, France and Spain, Maybe- Sweden and Norway Will Superin tend Settlement at Vilna. i, Initiation of a large class of candi dates and the aerving' of a generoua iianouet marked the meeting of ihe ' KnightH of Columbus In Pendleton yesterday at the K. of C. hall. Jack reare, state deputy of J -a Grande; John 1-a.scll, of La Grande, deputy grand knight, and William Kaglea, of Albany, past grand knight, were out- of-town visitors wlio were here for the ceremonies. Those received Into the lodge yes- tn ITill ri,,,i A:iler"a' were: "" McUovern. Km 10 JIM Placed AmUMt ,nett Sebum. wim,.m r,,.... C. Clt-mena and fiiul of Pendleton: Theodore round, t'matilla; Joseph Connery, 1 ntriPK Kregan, Jim Mclntyre. J. N. 'ampbell. of Condon: Bernard Con- lion of Pilot Rock: Frank irl.i,.,h. lin of Pilot Rock: Joe .Moneae, of Kcho; Rev. John Van Hoomiwien. of Murtha. of GREECE INTIMATES SHE WILL FILL OBLIGATIONS Charge of Assault With Intent Charles Lafferty by Attor-! J- .1 . Si huiu, ney rrom west End Town. Premier Rhallis, London Hears, Has Given Assurance New Government Will Keep Prom ises Signed by Venizelos., . of acaatilt with Intent to t'harres kill were placed today against Charles! Lafferty, a highway worker, who. on i ran amuck at S1.lurd.1y afternoon, TRIO OF AUTOS MIXES Three auloa Joined In collision tni morning at the corner of Main and water streets ehortly after o'clock. wllh one of Henry Ford products the least damaged of the trio. The other participants were a Chevrolet and a Chandler and the casualties In cluded broken wheels, bent axles. i twisted running boards and fenders and minor bends. Horn Wright was driving his ma chine north on Main street when struck midships on the left aide by 'liurmnn Rosenberg's machln, turn ing Into Water street from the bridge. Rudy Tunnler, bound west on Water street, arrived at the intersection al were spread over almost all the whole''" "" tim a"d. hl" r. the Ford, seven miles of the dock area. "Owing to the Inflammahle nature of the contents of the warehouses, the flames quickly gained a strong hold. The local fire brigades were unable to cope with the situation and were oblig ed to call brigades from other suburbs. The police took steps to prevent furth er outbreaks by concentrating police men along the line 'if cokca.'" Iswxlon loiterer Frightened LONDON, Nov. 2. A. P. Half a doaen men preparing to set fire to a large lumber yard In the, mnsmir district of London, leas than a mile from the London bridge, were surpris ed by policemen Saturday nlsht, about ' the time Incendiary fires hrokc out among Ihe cotton warehouses In Liver pool. Policemen charged a loiterer who attacked the policeman and shout for help. Five men with revol vers compelled the policeman to liber ate the man. All escaped. IxHters Warn Official DUBLIN. Nov. U. P.l-Rrlt- lah officers at Iondonrteorry, In anony mous lettera received today are threat ened with assassination If they don't leave Ireland Immediately and repeti tion of the killings In Dublin are prom ised If they remain. Irish ofrice offi cials today declared thut gunmen, from America have arrived In Dublin to eooperate with the Sinn Felners. Coincidental with Incendiary out breaks In Kngluml came reports today of renewed 8lnn Fein activity In Ire land. Determined attacks were made on po" na military potrola and mall cars were robbed. Relievo !1M OrsanlwHl LONDON, Nov. 2!. (A. P.) Ed rA uhnrit home secretary, declared In the House of Commons today that there seemed no doubt but that Sat t.wAnv nlirht's Incendlnrv fires at Liver pool were the result of on organised conspiracy of the Hlnn Fein. 1 ries of the commons wen toduy. The house of parliament is be Ing guarded by extra police. crashed Into Mr. Wright's machine on the right side. The Wright car suffered . one de molished rear wheel and the other one badly cracked. Ills rear ax!e was bent and his running boards were folded up. The Rosenberg car suf fered a smashed front wheel and sev jeral dents. The damage, If any, to the Tannlei car, was slight and was confined to the fender and radiator. None of the !HHvra Wei A hurt. HCNTIXOTpN. W. Va., Nov. 29. (U. 'P.) Mingo county, the scene of numerous bloody battles between utriking ceal miners and mine guards, ia under martial law, according to telephone reports from Williamson to day. Governor Cornwell asked for martial law. Troops ore billeted at Williamson, Kermlt, Chatcroy, Nolan and Fateawan. Orders to the com pnnios are secret. TORONTO, Nov. 29 (A. P.) John Doughty, arrested lust Monday at Ore. gon City in conectlon with the mys terious disappearance of Ambrose J. 8mall, today tinned over to the au thorities $ 100, hod 4n Canadian victory bonds missing over a ye:ir. IH'tilcs Knowlcdui' of Small TORONTO, Nov. 2U. (P. P.) Dis covery of $ 1 ll.'.iui'l in bonds In the attic of John Doughty's homo here was announced by police shortly after j I ' ""' I" '"' " oeiorej stanfield and for a time endangered f. anu ,lev- J- recommended revts.on of the tax ; the lives of most of that town s lead- "0"- , law Congress failed to act on, either inR ciUjPng. He wa overcome bv pev. - -McKenzie, of Hermist aug.estion. . cral men in the town after a ahort VT'f. 'V ,the Ucpiibluan lonuers In the house and I ritm .i 4. 14 , which followed the initiation. Kcnato bpliove that the abort session of congress opening one week from today will be too brief for a complete revi sion of The lax lawn and they are disin clined to undertake a piecemeal revi sion now. As reflected In statements by secretary of the Treasury "Houston, the president favors a re-distribution cf taxes rather than any attempt to lower tlietn. He fa also understood to Hia arrival of Doughty today in cu- hold thiit the excess profits tax, while hjm acceptable as a nvar measure, should now be repealed. It. was also indicated at the white house lodav that some amendments i tody of detect iveji who brouaht here from Oregon City, Oregon. DouKhty WR8 rretary to Anfbrose Fmall, Toronto Millionaire, wlio dis appeared a year ago. Doughty and (to the tariff law nifht not be opposed aeveral hundred thousand dollars in 'by the president, although itwas not bonds disappeared at the same time, j statd definitely what thene were. He Police said IXiughty revealed the ub.ican leaders have fndlcated their bidlnst pa;e''t the bonda. They were intention holding up any tariff ac found wiappi-d In nn old newspaper. J tion uulil ft-r Wilson's retirement. Douirhty reiterated today that he doe j Wilson is writing his jnevK-ie now. rt Ithow vharbt)CTiTOttjoX niaU. ' j Whetrfer he will re-aul.mU the treaty land whether he 'K'iil appear before (c(nvrt?s in person with his moBsai?e ! were not Indicated. j riifv'ral TrnfntiiT Later on, act banquel Otherw until a detiiitv sheriff frnm h.r niiM I " "ue .were ir- Memen. Father rrrive on the acene and then brought to the cunty Jail for safe keeping. Lafferty started in In the Rank of Ktanfield to aettle a glieve.nce he fancied against Its officers. At the en trance he met Frank Sloan, representative-elect to the state legislature, and engaged him in battle. J. D. Zur cher, attorney, was called to Mr. Sloan's aid from across the street and responded. A third man, unidentified by tho officers, also came to the res cue and was badly battered about the face. lafferty, crazed by moonshine .Musical and numbers bv Father Murtha. Mrs. Mary' Gia- nene, .Mrs. Clem AlcCoy, Roland Kmith, Mini Stella Rodern and Miss l-aura Swartz completed the program. Resides the local lodge members. pBXBVA, Nov. 29. By Henry Wood. U. P. Staff Correspondent.) The League of Nations first armed force tHII leave for Vilna Wednesday, it was announced here today. British, French and Spanish troops will com prise detachment sent to supervise the plebiscite to decide whether Vilna will be assigned to Poland or Lithuan ia. Indications are the Swedish and Norwegian troops will also be dis patched to Vilna. Resume Conference Thursday. LONDON, Nov. 2. (U. P.) Tha conference of allied premlera over tha Greek and Russian situation will be resumed Thursday. It waa announced after Premier Leygrue departed tor France today. Italian Foreign Minis ter Sforea arrived last night. Leygues will return Wednesday. Reports to the foreign offwe stated that Premier Rhallis of Greece has assured British. French and me uuair was attended by 30 Knights .assured British. French and Italian irom nana Walla, 10 from lji (ministers that the new government in uranae. live rrom Raker from Portland. ELKS WILL HEAR FIRST CONCERT DECEMBER 10 liquor, was fighting off all three men. lafferty then broke away from the three, ran to th hardware store peir bv and grabbed a rifle nn carrldires. j When he came out he was prepared ! I to shoot up his adversaries but he waa j Pendleton Klks, their families and ! unable to get the cartridges into the j their Invited guests, will be treated to j magazine. Ie was then that ha was 1 the first of a series of musical enter (verpowered by an aroused " throng I tainmonts scheduled for the winter, on i:nd locked up.' Friday night. December 10. In 'the ROBBER? !S Ml I WASHINGTON. Nov. 29 (T. P.) An attempt K revive the fight for uni versal military training may be made during the specia session of congress called by Harding after March 4. Rep resentative Wahn, Chairman of the house military comm:ttre and other trlends of universal tra'n'ni have lit tle hope of brinKinff their object be fore contrress before then, partly be cause, there will be insufficient time to act upon it nnd partly because it is nt KANSAS CITY, Nov. 29. (A. P.) Keith Collins today sipned a confes sion admitting his participation in the mall train robbery at council Rluffs, recently, postal Inspectors announced, ilurns Hotifta KANSAS CITY, Nov. 29. (V. P.) 1 known that a majority of the pre Keith Collins, former aviator, made a j co:i,;r ss Is against it. signed confession today that ho par- j , " ticlpated In the S,niKjor Council j VIOLATES. N.VUCOT1C ACT. Rluffs mnil robbery recently. He said ; PORTLAND, Nov, 29. (A. P.) he burned the bonds and all the money i Dr. C. I,. Large wasfined $2000 today except, approximately $T00, fearing the i following- his plea of guilty for viola paper might be marked. Mion of the anti-narcotic act. After sobering up. Lafferty express ed regret for his conduct and asked to give bail, which request was refus ed. He will now be held for the grand jury. Lafferty has a wife and two children, his wife having been help- I ins support the family by cooking in ja hotel in the west end town. He is j employed with a highway crew- DOCTOR. IN EMERGENCY CALL, HOPS INTO PLANE STOCKTON, Cal., Nov. 29. (A. P.) Dr. J, M. Carr, physician, recelveed an emergency call from Escalon yes terday at 3 o'clock. Ten minutes later he was in an airplane piloted by F. W. Fan-is. bound on his wav. arriving lat Escalon. 22 miles distant, at 3:30. lodge room, when the Chicago Recital Company gives the opening concert. This company consists of two men and two women, presenting string quartet, saxaphone quartet and char acter novelties in costume. Vocal quartets and duets, cello and violin duets and solos, saxaphone ouartets and musical and comedy sketches follow each other in rapid succession, say their advance notices. A sample program lists. 12 numbers in their recitals. The concert company Is one of a number of lyceum attractions for Which the lodge contracted last spring. The series will be given for the pleasure of Elks and their guests only. and three I 'ends to recognize fully th obliga tions of the Venizelos regime. Approve Date Commission. GENEVA. Nov. 29.- (A. P.) The council of the League of Nations to day approved the final draft of tha ! project for a permanent dae commis sion, definitely accepting; tentative ' proposal to have the commission com prise live non-mandatory and four mandatory powers. It was decided that members will be chosen by tha council. - GENEVA. Notr. J9v (A. P.) -Tha committee pn admission of new mem bers agreed that it would be impos sible to admit new states carved out of old Russian territory. SIXTY PRISONERS IN MOSCOW SUUGHTCRED EMREZZLES BANK FUNDS. GRAND RAPIDS, Miehc., Nov. STORY OF A BOY BANDIT. pnblin closed PRESIDENT-ELECT IS ON T WAY HOiFROM AIIOAUD STEAMSHIP PASTORES. Nov 29 (Ry Raymond Clapper, I . P Stuff Correspondent.) President--i'... iir,ihiL- Is enroute back to the ii-i'ij Rtntes after a vacation In the n..m. Canal zone. The president elect expects to land at Kingston morrow afternoon. n ' lake a trip through the island embarking after a brief stop. will SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 29. An earthquake which rocked houses and awakened sleepers was experienced here between 3:311 anu i:tu nunnay morning. Tho seismograph at Oonza- ga I'niverslty recorded the radius of the treinblor to be about 3I0 miles. So forceful was the tremblor thai patients at a local hospital were awak ened when beds and picture frames were jarred. Reports from Leavenworth. Yakima, Colfax and other Inland cities report shocks of various degrees of mildness. TACOMA, Nov. 29. (A. P.) A d'.s- tlnct earthquake shock estimated by those who were awakened by It at ,1:30 Sunday morhing to have lasted from . 10 to 30 seconds', was felt gen erally over the city. While not so se vere as to awaken many, others In houses where the motion was more easily felt reported this morning that their dwellings swayed, pictures swung tin the walls, dishes r.Hled and stand injsj articles of furniture rocked. INTKRPItirrATION TAX(ifFl. CHICAGO, Nov. !9. -U. P.) "A serious situation'' has arisen between railroads and employes in interpreting the national agreement concerning hours and working conditions, heads of railroad unions informed the rail way wage boaLd here today. ITnion chiefs urged tha board to take a hand jtn the situation and attempt to break ,the deadlock between employers and workers regarding Interpretation of the agreement and appointment of boards of adjustment to enforce tbt terms, ZZZZ this" this- I . I yrr r-i.j . , MOSCOW. Nov. 29. (V. P.) Slxtr counter-revolutionists were taken out in small batches at several prisons Just before dawn Sunday and shot. At about the same time the body of Mile. Hoeltzer, beautiful dancer, who be trayed them, was found in a gutter in a deserted street. She had been strangled, "lie has been a favnrita i here for some wAMka Gh. n.n 5' P )TFre(1 French' . assistant iar with all classes. The dancer had cashier, today confessed to embezzling gained the confidence of the counter 1300.000 or more from the City Trust (revolutionists and learned 1 . their and Savings Bank here, police an- Iplans for revolt nounced. French came under sus- i Souads of trr,,n .. picion Saturday when the state bank rounded uo enilt ..,. ." 29. and examiner was called. His arrest fol-jwho were hurriedly tried and senteVft" lowed. He sa d he lost monev invest. U xn n..,. .. . . .. . ,, . , . nuenzer. it is Deileved waa ing in small enterprises which tailed flured from her apartments by fr'lenda ',!'ke .of the condemned plotters. . DECEMBER WHEAT TAKES TUMBLE TO $1.56 5-8 December wheat, after opening at 1.6S, rallied to $1.62, fell to 1.56 and nnally closed at $1.56 5-8 in the Chi cago wheat market today. March wheat opened at f 1.54 and closed at $1.52 3-4. Following are the quota- t tions from Overbeck & Cooke, local brokers: t bicai Grain Market Wheat Open High Low Close Dec. $1.5S $1.03 $1.56 $1.56 Mar. Lot 1.58 1.52& 1.52& Corn I Dec. .7 .68 H May .73 4 .75 .73 4 .73 July .75 .76 .74 .75 Oats i Dec. .45 .46 i .45 .45 H May .4i .50 .494 -49H July ,4SVi .50V, .491 .49H Rye Dec. 1.414 l-42Ts 1.41 1.414 May 1.214 1.34 1.34 1.31 lUirlcy. lec. .66 .67 .66 .67 May .70 .71 .69 4 .71 Foreign F.xcluinjre London. 348 4- Wheat Sentiment at the outset was far more friendly to the market than recently. An advance of 4 to 7 cents was easily attained. Around midday it became apparent that he vulner able portion of the short interest had covered. Renewed selling pressure was followed by a sharp decline to within a fraction of Saturday's cfos-. ing prices. The news suddeuk- took on a different color, particularly as to the Canail an situation and the weak ness in the spring wheat premiums Iwhich were quoted 2c lower. Impor tations of Canadian wheat were begin- Ining to be forgotten when it was re ported today that sizeable offering had been made to this market and that a cargo waa on the way. The In crease of 2,325.0ia bushels waa larger than expected comparing with a de crease of a year ago. We are still of the opinion that financial and business conditions which are uncertain to say the least will predominate and as the advance of the past few riuv. h... largely to the economical nottin the market, which has been eradicated A resumption of the downward course of prices seems In sight. Weather Reported by Major Ie Moorhouse, official weather observer. .Maximum, 50. Minimum, 39. Barometer, 29. 9S. z??y 1 rarano Tonight and Tuesday occa sional rain ot now.