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COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
CITY 0TT1CIAL FAPE2
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, MONDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 13, 1920.
FLAMES SWEEP HEART OF CORK IN FIERCE HOLOCAUST
After Being Beseiged For Two
Years With Requests to do
Something to Cut H. C. of L
Pleas Are Quickly Reversed.
LEADERS INCLINED TO
: AVOID LEGISLATION
Flood of Suggestions of Past!
Week is Expected to be
Doubled But Law Makers
Shun Entire Responsibility,
WASHINGTON, Dec. I J. (By Hr
bert W. Walker, V. P. Stuff Corres
pondent) After Hieing besieged fur
two yearn with demand tu "do some
thing to rrdui'o living costs," con
gress today flipls Itself confronted with
vn r lou groups demanding legislation
which would chock declining prices
Federal limns, an B result of which
farmers could hold their products for
higher prices, embargoes rn wool anil
meut products, "tariff walls" so hltth
that all foreign products he kept out
of the country, and legislation which
would prevent American . Iti i. .rt
from taking advantage of the exchange
Ituation to buy chiefly European
marketa ore anions the demands w hlch
have been made on ootigi-ess within a
week. Indications are that an equal
titimher of similar suggestions 'will
lion r In thin week.
KexHrdlcra of the merit of mine of
the measure objection Is apparently
growing n congress that since prices
!ld not drop a a result of any legis
lation, prices cannot he kept up Ij
HORSE SAVES 1000 CHILDREN.'
INCEfiDIARY FIRE, iKG Hi
300 PLACES, DEFIES EXHAUSTED
FIGHTERS O CITY IS 111 B
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I NEWSPAPER WRITERS,
THREATENED BY IRISH,
I PLAN CIRCULAR STORY
Of ELI1 ROOT!!
UKRKULEY", Cal. "Alice." a plain aorrel mare, owned Uv MIhm Mar
garet Wllliums, hiui savea luou child len s lives In the last few years. Every
25 days two gallons of hlood arc tuke n from the horse and made into dip
llieila serum at u laboratory here. The hi'rt is carefully fed and wjiiched
at all times. '
Hcven blocks of pavInK on the north
Itado have been completed by the War
ren Construction Co., for the city and
today hot stuff is being laid on Perkins
avenue between MaVk and Italey
streets. Grading of Mark streid. from
Hush to Matlock Is virtually completed
and will be ived when the Perkins
avenue block Is completed.
Matlock and Uncoin streets, between
Italey and Jackson, are completed and
in use. Oarflcld street has been com
pleted for the three blncks between
Jackson and Mnrtln. The block on
Jefferson 'between Wilson and Msrtlil
and Logan between Italey jinJ Mark
are also completed, the last named
having been finished on Sunday.
Final estimates on the cost of the
various blocks thus far completed are
being made today try City I'.nglneer F.
H. Hayes for the contractors. These
figures are to be used In teaching a
1)ttls of settlement between the War
ren Company und sub contractors.
UMATILLA SHARE OF
IS TO BE QEIViNDEDl STATE TAX FOR LEVY
Washington, lv-c. is. a. f.
Or. Julio ifmnrht, fitiatt'innhui in ink
ier to tli Tnited Kiut. will i UMkcJ
the tttute depurtment imnuunced, for
;in oxplaiiutloii vt his call yesterday
o Senator Moat's of New Hampsliiro,
to diflcuhJi th niMiutor's reHnlution call
ins on tho department fir nforinatlon
aa to the detention of former Free
dom Cabrera by the present Guuto
nialnn mit li'-nt u-n. The department
wild that tl e inlnlMer'H act is a violu
thn of diplomatic uwges.
International Program Framed
by American With Represen
tatives of Other Nations Un-
, animously voted in Geneva,.
GERMANY REFUSES TO
Award to Belgium of Eupen
and Malmedy, Areas Taken
Under Treaty, is Protested
in Letter Sent to Assembly.
GF.XKVA. Dec. 13. (By Henry
Wood, V. V. Ktaff Correspondent.)
The League of Nations assembly today
unanimously adopted a plan for an In
ternational tribune drafted by Klihur
Hoot of the I'nited States and repre
sentatives of other natives.
The assembly voted on the question
after .the plan had been presented b
Leon Hourxeols. French delegate. Al!
plans for operation of the tribunal
were explained by Bourgeois, after
which the delegates debated on the
various proposals. It was expiaired
that the I'nited States, which played
such a prominent part In drafting the
Wall, would be admitted to the court
on equality with members of the
('I'riiiany IteTiiM) Sotl'eiiMiil.
GK.VLVA. Dee. is. (Py Henry
Wood V. P. Siaff Correspondent.!
Germany today presented a new note
to the assembly of the League of Na
tions refusing to recognize the deci
sion of the council of the League of
Vutlons regarding the award to Bel
thim of Eupen and Jlalmekly. districts
Uiken away from Oernjany under the
treat of Ve rail I lies."
DrtJLIN, Dec. 13. Ninety
American. English and Irish
njwspaper correspondents here
today, declared they have been
intimidated by the military and
police in their efforts to report
i vents In 1 eland, and the cor
respondents have decided to put
the r charges in a circular letter
to be addressed to all govern
ment:) as well us press associa
tions In America and Europe.
The writers charged they are
prevented from witnessing many j
of the disturbances und that they I
are hampered in many ways i
j Damage Estimated Between 15 Million and 20 Million is Result
; j of Simultaneous Blaze and Bombings and Life Toll is Un
known While Vast Areas Are Smouldering.
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PATROLMAN FALLS IN I
COAL HOLE, LANDING ON !
LONG SOUGHT CHARACTER:
CLEVELAND. Dec. 13. (C.
P.) An accident today accredit-'
ed to Patrolman Kennedy the
arrest of a burglar. Kennedy fell
Into a'' coal hole, landed on and
knocked the breath out of "Jig
ger" Johnson, well known police
LOXDO.V. JX-c. IS. (By Wet Mil.
ki V. P. Staff tm-v"i(lciii) l-'l-rt
(-4 futltliiw MissT 4.IuMt rc iwitioiSt
ISIS, Is raging; In many parts of Ire.
land. Attacks on British soldiers Ur.
gun while tlie heart of Cork was still
r i i i i i v.
(iohlliTs aiMl potce, swcortlirur to
dlspatt'lwff received, are mora than
noiiiroT tiK-tr own.
Itarracks Are Auackcd.
DCULIN, Dec. 13. illlltary bar
racks at Pallinale were attacked by
Sinn Felners today. One policeman
was killed and three severely wounded
WASHINGTON, Dec. 13. (C. P.)
William Denman, first chairman of
the United States shipping board, to
day told the Walsh Investigating com
mittee he opposed appointing K. W.
Lolling, President Wilson's brother-in-law
'tn n nosition on thi hrnrr1 in
1M7. Boiling Is now treasurer of the in a five hour rl1,L during which one
wall of a building was blown In. Pn-
WAR ESPIONAGE LAWS bcr of the )re8id,-nt 8 family on the,llce occeeded in holding the struc
, iboard might give us embarra;jsment." iture'
WASHINGTON Dec 13 (I P , i"mn. nc uLuuieu mai Aiiiei- uunn si t-aiuougn were
States cart enact espionage laws,
the supreme court today t-ecided. It
STATES CAN ENACT
j paid Denman. He declared that Amer
'ica will lose her fight for maritime
supremacy unless at least a million
fiercely attacked last night, and K la
reported several were killed. All wires
held constitutional the
Minnesota!11"' "f mt'rcnant shipping are con-
law, enacted to prevent interference . , " , " g"'uu
Vllitary forces of the I'nited States. ner r",.'1 . ,he MHa'
The law was attacked by Joseph "J"""" 7""
J ' ' " ' v l uiu t. lie tviiu I 'It-rvil t-II- V v rttV. I t'C. 13.
are cut so there la no confirmation of
the word. A detachment of soldiers,
en route to the rescue and fired upon.
killing one Sinn
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v.iii. n i . nu n at iuii.ii.lcu uiiu.i i,' . ...
,. l Ull,.wri anl-war sneeeh H.iIM 0Urn One-thirC Of the Oil Of Oth- , continues
was fintd $aOU and sentenced to one
er ship steam engines and permit a
12 per cent Increase in cargo capacity.
AUTOMOBILE CLUB, TO ; MEN WHO DROVE OUT
. , I - '..". " ,'uin.i i hi uir I
Notice Received Today ShOWS recommended to the council of,
A ht t..u,- i,he I'iKue of Nations in a report from !
nwuuut la juui c iusd uuuoiil lij,e niili'ary
Sum Paid Last Year, and is
Due to Educational Relief.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 13. ( L". P.)
I The federal government cannot prose
itute 25 men who "Deported" 231 I. W.
rtr i j I W. from Bisbee, Ariz., In July 191 r.
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POIITLAND. Dec. 13. (A. P.)
Jack Tevis, switchman, was urrestod
last night and held for Investigation
in connection with Iho death of his
wife, Mrs. Nellie Ti vis, who was
found dead under circumstances In
dicating she had been choked to
death, uccoidlns to the coroner to
DOWN HILL, SIX KILLED
KANSAS CITr, Mo., Dec. 13. (A.
p.) six persons were killed, five In
jured seriously and u number of oth
ers less seriously hurt here early last
r.lght when a motormun lost control
... klu ImM.i- nu. an.) It run tvllil down
a steep grade and turned over.
The accident oceured at Twenty i
Seventh street and grand avenue.
where there Is a sharp turn at tin-1
The seventh death as n result of thO'
wreck .oceured when Elmer Cramer j
of Wclda, Kansas, died al a hospital, i
Cramer,. according to tho police, is the'
only one of the dead to be Identified.
Ills neck wus broken.
Wil l. CONSl I T ON CABLES
WASHINGTON, Iee. 13. (IT. P.I
Foreign delegates may leturn home to
consult their governments before con
tinuing Communications in the confer
ence which has been vainly trying to
agree on disposition of former German
cables seised during the war, it is
learned In official uliaiiers today.
Temporary adjournment would -not
mean breaking up of the conference it
was state,!. .
I'mnlil'a county's share of the stale
jtax on the l!20 levy Is $433,085, wc
j cording to notice received by county
jofriclals today from tho state tax
I commissioner. This is more than
! double the amount paid last year,
'.when the tax was placed at " $19(1,-
j The big Increase In the state tax
'is due in chief to the several educa
tional relief measure's voted by the
people at the -primary election in
May. The Increase In state taxes,
however, does not mean that the tax
In the county paid by the various
districts will be proportionately as
great. . .
In Pendkljon the tax levy will be
4 2.(1 mills, according to figures given
out today by assessor tV P.- Strain.
This Includes an 11-nilll city ;ax levy.
lf-lnlll levy by school district No. Hi
and n county levy of 1 is. I! mills.- l.rtsi
year the total levy In Pendleton, Was
On a higher valuation, the levy In
J'endleton will raise $2S1.!I31. Mr.
Stralji said, ljist year the city raised
a total in taxes of $21)9,1 Sti.
I'nited States Senator Medill Mc
Ciuick watched woceedings of the as
embly today from the press gallery. -
V. S. Soiiuuir al ;-iiovti.
GENEVA, Dec. 13. (A. P. I Mill-f
tary control of Danzig by Poland h i PrOPOSed Organization
Have Membership in Amer- J action affirms the judgment of the
. . ,. . , . I .ni izoiia uisu ici coun inai leuerai sia-
ican Association But be FreejlUftJ are Kot aJp,,rabie to those who
Of Outside Local Control. Crove out the I. W. W. from Bisbee
i to New Mexico in such a sensational
-nay that It attracted the attention of
Organization of an automobile club jlIhe entre country.
.hat will have membership In the Am- j ,.
erican Automobile Association, or tne
Three A" but be Independent of ou.-
' side, local control Is to be discussed
and probably effected at a meeting of
! the local Tri State Auto Club on Wed
nesday evening, Dec 13. In tne rooms
of the Pendleton Commercial Association.
HOLLWI). .11 GO-S,.Vl. LIll.AK
THE HAGI'l:. Dec. 13. (A. P.l
Holland and Jugo-Slavia have broker
' .. o.ocnatic relations,
WHEAT STARTS WEEK WITH
BOUND TO $1.68 3:4 TODAY
ATFER OPENING UP AT $1.63
Between $55(K) and $iH'0 will be
("riiutUla county's total for the Fourth
lied 1'rosM U oil ("all, (". K. Cranston,
county chairman, today predicted.
Iteturns . from all but fuur communi
ties have now come in, showing a to
tal to date of $5099.1 ii. Milton, Wes
ton. I'hiapine arid Kerndule, all good
sized districts, are yet to be, heard
Adams fell $ short of Its quota of
$240, according to tlie complete re
port Inought In to the .secrejary late
Saturdny. The ne gliboring commu
nity collected $11 wliirh was turned
over by L. L. I.ictialleii, local chair
l-"reewater this morning sent in a
report that $2(11 had been raised in
the appeal there. Whether this is a
final and complete report was not In
dicated, Mr. (Yanston (aid. Erecwa-
f. P.) Cork
today to burn. Spread
over a quarter of a mile of the main
business section of the city. Incendiary
fires, started Saturday night swali.vv
ed up more property last nigrL Eslt
J mated lot sen reush JSO.iOO.OOI. Tifty
ibuiidings have been burned, ::'Uiii.
jtlc city hall. At least JiiiMO po. -s mm
tare out of work. .
I Dis-igreement exists as to whether or
not the fire was sUirted b- Mrttlth po
lice In reprisal for am:tph Dy !'.:h
Sinn Eelners. It Is helievd. there
must have been casualties in the con
flagration but the smoking r'mn hu.'
pertiUI'ed tio search for bohsi.
Police Are Blanv-ft.
Sinn Fiin Naders charg'd h ;et
struct-, r. to the black and tan pol ie.
At tl'i-iv Satuiday, two lomes of sol
diers, i nterii: this territo , fe""
forceinent of inartial law, x.mt-
!ed a; l illons :iearby. Tw-j aouM latei-
disturhences began on .li2 j refUs.'
Simult neoiiKlc flumes brof: fit lit a
numie. r of bc'ldlngs
Citizens' are in panic. Thousand
fled Saturday night and those who re
mained are sleepless. Thousands
more took bedding and valuables with
them to the country today. Uefn;.-e-3
cities sprang up In surroundbur d'sr
riots. Fir fighters arrived from Dub.
lin and Limerick to relieve the wnir
ied Cork brigade In their attempt 0
conquer the last smouldering fbins.-.f.
Since the Pendleton branch of the
Tri State Auto Club was placed here
a year ago, the officers and directors
have worked In conjunction with Wal
la Walla, Lewiston and other towns of
the three Inland Empire states. Head
quarters of the club have been In
Walla Walla, with separate director
ates in the other' cities.
Cork Heuomes Quieter.
LONDpNDec., lJj-f A. P.) -Brit- ,
ish regular troops" grde J'!oW"'Bit!
twisted and blackened ruins left In
i WASHINGTON. Dec. 13. (C. P.)
I Continuation of the present maxi-
mum tax rates on big incomes will
j "break the back" of the treasury de
partment. Professor Thomas Adams.
1 tax expert of the department, today the path of fires which Saturday
told the house ways and means com-night and Sunday swept virtually un-
mittee. He said that the present max- checked through the city of Cork,
jimum, tax of 73 percent, 65 percent j reland. Charges are made that po
i surtax and 8 percent normal tax. on , it,.,, auxiliaries, maddened by the kill-
The feeling, has d veloped here that j '"'Be Incomes' is Impracticable in.jng and wounding of comrades m
Pendlcton ia'sufficictly, important as j times of peace and cannot be success- bushed by Sinn Feiners Saturday,
a highway automobile center to be the j full" enforced. ( j loosed the fire demon on the city.
headquarters of Its own automobile i j Estimates place the loss as high as
club. No disssatlsfuetion has aren Pfin TIIDlrv TOinc i$15.00(l,tui0. St. Patrick's street, the
with the uresent arrancemeiit but bo-: POOL FOR TUKKhT IKAUC shopping center, and city hall and.
lief lias grown that greater effective- j
ness and concentration on projects df ,
rectly affecting Pendleton Vmalillu !
county and J.tregon will be possible. j
Carnegie library, on the bank of the
IS HELD GREAT SAVING ,''iv?r "rned. The corn ex
change Is partly destroyed.
Dispatches say Cork U quiet. Or
ders have been given soldiers to shoot
lei was asked to raise JSlMt.
.! Expansion of the local club to In-; ItOSEEt liG. Dee. 13. County ; looters on sight. , .
1'nofflc'al reports from Milton have j elude all the motorists of I'matilla 'Agent Haslet today announced a move-1 Heart of City lH-Mmved.
been that sihuut $.MUi has been "raised county Is one Idea suggested. All per-' ment has been launched for forming i The central Dortion of the city of
there. Weston. Cmupine and Fern-1 sons wlio hold membership at present another pool to control the price of (Vork had been burned to the ground
dale are expected to add enough to j have been sent letters urging their at-i turkeys for holiday trade. He said'i,v last nieiit. '
.well the total to nearly $(HHMI. This
'figure would give Vmatllla county 75
percent of the amount asked for the
PLANT FATAL TO FIVE
DOVER. X. l-c- 13. (A. 1' ) !
Five persons are reported killed and ',l'c
several Injured In nn explosion in the
tic u...,iai (Vttttiiniiv nlsnl at Luke July
AlilLn ir.uci v . ,
llopatcong today. ,
Wheat started tho week with an ap
preciable Increase In price today, De
cember wheat closing at $1.68 3-4
after opening at $1.(13. .March
he.it opened at $1.58 1-2 and closed
at SI. 62. December wheat cluscd at
$1.65 Saturday while March dosed at
Followiiur n'e the (-notations from
Overbeck & Cooke, local brokers:
Open.1 High. Low. Close
l.SS 1. Villi 1.63 l.tn-Ji
1.5SV4 1.H3 1.06 Vi 1.63
.73 'a .72
1.54 'i 1.
(From Overbeck Cooke Co.)
(Wheat The early decline' met buy.
Ing orders In sufficient volume, to ab
sorb the surplus offerings und fifteen
minutes after the opening rebounded
to the high point of the day.
BILL WOULD PROHiBIT
tend mce at the meeting
which w ill be held at 7:30.
V ednesday the Tl anksglving pool saved growers : The conflagration followed an um-
over $3000. .- ' . bush of the military at Plllomt Cross
' i Saturday night In which four per-
sons were killed and many wounded,
j Three clvil'ans were taken from
Itheir houses and shot dead after the y
ambush of tho military. Then the
: fires started. There were bomb ex
j plosions and Hiring also' was heard.
The populace was panic stricken. A
dispatch from Cork said that the fire
SCOTCH HIGHLANDERS ENTER
CORK AND ENGAGE IN FIERCE
nimmtnrv r- rrnr r-t twt nrnrvnnrpn
fl I t .Hr.lJ A I I l.r. V 1 Hf.f. I -M
WASHINGTON, Dec. 13.-
A fair: An embargo lor one year
export demand was reported but sales -the importation of wheat, wheat flour.
LONDON. Dec. 13. (C.
up to the close were placed at only
500,000. . The increase of C.2S2.OO0
oosneis in tne visible supply whs
larger than expected. Cash prices
.were 2 to 3c higher with the futures.
It was very apparent today that the
market was receiving support insplr
led by the persistent export demand
imd Ignoring the adverse financial -sit -!uutlon
as reflected m iho New York
.security market. We believe cognl
izance should be taken of this condi
Jtlon which, in our opinion, presages
J lower commodity prices.
Foreign it xcliango.
1. 1, irion. S46.
Hi.gH HiglH-r Today.
POKTLAND. Dec. 13. (A. P.)
I llogs are higher at $11. 50m $12. Sheep
are weak and cattle and eggs steady.
Butter Is two rents lower with extra
.LUvCe it CO . ie-.li. .
barley, rye. oats, wool, hogs, cattle
and sheep was proposed In a bill in
troduced today by Heprcsciitutive
Voting, republican, of North Dakota.
He also introduced a bill establishing
a permanent schedule of import duties
upon these items after the one year
WASHINGTON. Dec. 13 (A
President Wilson today nppculcd to
the American people to contrlhute
funds for the relief of 3.500.000 chil-d'-en
of'Oentral Europe who arc dc-
P.) A who ventured
ugainst pHohed battle between Sinn Feiners were raptured
;anu N'ouisn rtignianuers occurrea io- ournea aoring
day near Cleiine after the Irish had
;ambished the tniops. the Irish office
today announced. One Sinn Feiner
jWus killed und several were seriously
I A cumber of 'prisoners were taken
by (he Highlanders.
Th? Highlanders, rushing toward
(Cork, drove through the ancient town
in daylight. There was no sign of op
position, und only faint interest in the
juppearunce of Scottish fighters in their
j uniforms, strange to this section of
I Ireland. Suddenly a bomb was tosst'd
'from a house. More bombs followed
from surrounding houses and the
Scots began fighting back. The Irish
j supplemented the bomb attack 'with
revolver fire from the houses. Otnj
sohLor was wounded but the others
isc-aned injury. r
The rifle fire of the Scots was ac
curate. One Irishman, rising to toss a
bomb at a bo-rv was shot dead. Sev-
into closer quarters
Two houses were
"the engagement. The
Irish office didmt. say the fires were
C.-.J uio.e wcie wouuUtJ. At'.ce4' bomb
started in 4-eprusal but admitted dam
age. "Cloyne ,15 miles from Cork Is
filled with refugees from Cork. The
region has tceH a, center for Sinn
The announcement did not state
how many- Sinn Feiners opposed the ;
troops, but 1-lHserlbed them as "a large i
fcodv.." It ji-as ev'dortt tha an at
tempt wamade !o repeat he massa
cre -f two weeks a-n which followed
the bombing of two h.rry lunds of
"Black and Tan" -Mulct,-, when 15
were killed. Dispatches said the at
tack occurred in a narrow street.
wnere the attackers were able to
throw grenades from their posts in
windows. Dmor to door fighting re-,
salted, the Highlanders f nng into
houses in which Sinn Feiners were
concealed. The narrow street re
sounded with the rattle of rifles, re-
voier (lit and tho d.toiiations of
(Continued on page 6.)
Reported by Major 1-ee Moorhuuse.
official weather observer.