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DAILY EAST OEEGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 29,. 1920.
D'ANNUNZIO SURRENDERS TO FlUME COUNCIL
FRED S. MORRIS
One Partner of Defunct Bus!
ness House is Served Today
With Federal Warrant
Charging Aid to Ethridge.
record from authorities
WEALTHY RISE MARKS
WHEA: y?RD TODAY
Unlawful Naturalization .Was
Sponsored is Claim; Credit
ors Prepare for Protection of
Trustee in Bankruptcy. .
PORTLAND, Dec. 29. (A. P.)
Fred 8. Morris wit urrcstcd on a fed
oral warrant clwrglng that ho allied
John LvEthrldgn, former president of
defunct Morris Hrothers, Inc.. In ob
taining naturalization pupcrs by con
cealing Elhridge' record of tcrma In
the New Jersey prison. Creditor of
the defunct bond house ure preparing
to protect their Interests by appoint
ment of an attorney and trustee. Is
PORTLAND. Jcc. 29. (U. P.)
Charged with perjury. Kred Morris,
president of Morris brothers at the
time the bonding houne collapsed here
thl week, wan arrested on a federal
warrant today, lie I alleged to huve
falsely sworn in 191$ to naturalization
paper for John U Et bridge, former
president of Morris Rrother. now un
der arrest In connection with fuilure
of the bond house. It Is claimed Mor
ris withheld Information that Kth
rldge was an ex-convict.
PARLEY BRIEFLY MD;:tH
JEWISH XU.K;.J MEN MEET
NEW YORK, Dec. 29. (L. P.)
The part which college men and wom
en can take In the upbuilding of I'aleit
tlne u the Jewish homeland will lie
Uaruwed at the convention of the In
tercollegiate Zionist Association, which
will be held here from December 2e
RIGA, Dec. 29. (A. P.) Tho peace
negotiations between the Poles and the
Russians were interrupted for three
days at the Christmas tide only. The
commissioners resumed work yesterday.
No trouble Is expected to arise In
side tho peace confidence, which It is
believed will' finish its work, as both
sides are interested In reaching an
up.recmciit during the winter.
Reports received here are that trou
ble Is brewing In Letvlu, and that the
bolshevik! already are crossing the
borders of the Hal tic states.
There secnilnifly Is not least cause
for any such trouble this winter. The
stock exchange activities are normal.
there Is plenty of food for the pn'pula
tion and no Internal disturbance is
expected, a the social democratic con
gress held In Rica December lS-2
took a stand uguinst the communists
and rejected adherence to- tho third
Internationale by a large majority.
Relations between the soviet Russia
and the Hultic states lately have been
improving. Several commercial trea
ties are under consideration. It is
said that even If soviet Russia' as
surances of loyally proved unreliable
no (rouble can be expected this win
ter, i i
Cuius of three and four ceuls In all
wheat futures were made on the Chi
cago grain exchange In toduy'a trail-
over their pil-
'closed at a net gafn of three and a half
cent over Tuesday's close, the figure
being $1.69 1-2. The gain from the
opening, at $1.65 1-4 toduy, was four
and a quarter cents.
Roth March and May futures took
four cent gains over Tuesday's cios-;
ing ofivring. The opening price on
both toduy was u half cent under yes
terday's close, so the gain for the day
was four and a half cents In each case.
Corn and oats, which showed slight
gains on Tuesday, were on the up
grade today in sympathy with wheat.
The figures received by Overbeck &
Cooke toduy are as follows:
.4 7 '4
.4 8 "
May .(19', . .70
Money. 7. Sterling, 8.62; Paris,
r,S; lleilin. 137; Ilclgiiinii CIS; Rome
337; Greece, 715.
(From Overbeck & Cooke Co )
CHICAGO, Dec. 29. Wheat Senti
ment was decidedly more friendly to j
the buying side of the market and fitt
er an opening dull and lower prices,
the market responded readily In up
ward direction, the change of feeling
was duo largely to Indications of ad
vancing demand for export together
AS HURLEY COPS
Mecca for North Woodsmen
and Miners Flings Doors
Wide Again on Heels of Sen
sational Whisky Round-Up.
RELATIVES OF ARRESTED
MEN PASSING OUT BOOZE
FOR WHEAT POOL IN
OREGON IS TAKEN UP
A tentative contract for the forma
tion of a state-wide wheat pool was
today presented to 11 men, represent
ing various state agricultural organ-i'-i'lon.,
who are meeting here. Th(
delegate lay they are working alon
the same lines as the National Farm
Hureau and the National Board of
Farm (.ranlzutions and declare that
their program will result In bringing
RARE MUSICAL TREAT
1.01 Vt ,.l.liV4
Citizens Vow to Keeo Place He-
Man's Town But Officers In
; dicate They Are Not Done
With Obstreperous Village.
ASHLAND, Wis, Dec 29. Saloons
raided by federal officers at Hurley,
niessa'for north woodsmen and miners,
reopened following withdrawal of au
thorities, according to word received
here today. Relatives of the men ar
rested at Hurley, who are in Juil here
were again dispensing liquor ovdr the
bars, It, is reported and vows to keep
Hurley a "He-Man's Town-' are aeain
heard. Federal officers stated today
that they "weren't through up at Hur
ley,' 'and indicated that other raids
will be conducted.
many empty chairs greeted tne.
to the furmcr""lhat fair price which I Hallowed Concert Co., bud night when
the law of supply and demand honest- i they returned to Pendleton to give a
ly should command." J second concert under the auspices of
OF Oil 10 50 YEARS
"We do not Intend to form a wheal
pool to bull the market but to feed it
u regular intervals thrughout the 12
months of the year." Walter M.
Pierce, member of the executive board
of the Farmers Union, from Union
county, said. "We seek a marketing
organization that will take hold of the
wheat crop of Oregon in 1921 and sub
sequently and prevent it all going on
the market at one time, right after
hurvest, as It does now." ,
Contrail Is Tentative.
The contract drawn up and pre
wentfd to the delegates at 10:30 this
morning for their consideration they
would not make public. It is to . be
worked over for presentation to the
meeting of the State Farm L'ureau
Federation, which will take place In
Portland in about two week. It is to
be offered also to the State Farmers'
Union and the State Grange organiza
"It Is our intention to seek a closer
bond of cooperation between the three
organizationss." George A. Mansfield,
president of the State Farm Bureau,
from Jackson county, said. "We are
attempting to present a program that
will bring the Farm Bureau. Farmers'
Union and State Grange Into perfect
accord and to evolve a pool that will
cut out speculation and flooding thej
market and give to farming the stabtt- j
Ity of marketing that, other enter
prises enjoy." .
HURLEY, VI., Doc. 29. (A. P.)
Hurley last night was quieter anil
"dryer" than It has been for many
weeks following the "Invasion" here
yeaterduy of 48 federal prohibition en
forcement agent from Chicago, who
raided 38 saloons and arrested 57
Late yesterday the prisoners, guard
ed by federal agents, were placed
aboard two special couches at Iron
wood, Mich., across tho river from
here and started for Ashland for ar
raignment bcfoio a United Suites
Hurley laughs Rt Raid.
1RONWOOD, Mich., Dec, 29. (A.
P.) According to reports received
here, Hurley is laughing over the raid
by federal - prohibition enforcement
agents. Fifty minutes urter 48 fed
eral agents with 67 prisoners left for
Ashland. Wis., moonhlne liquor was
old in Hurley lost night, it was said,
any one who knew tne ropes could
buy liquor by the quart or cose.
Congress at Work on Most Im
portant Business of Session,
Urged Finished by Harding.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 29. (A. P.)
The sundry civil bill carrying a to
tal of $3S3.811,293 or 1420,914,192
less than was asged by government
departments, was j-eported by the
house appropriations committee to
day, the first of the supply measures
for the next fiscal year to lie com
pleted. Its total' wu 152.237.513 loss
than the amount appropriated for si
mllur purposes this year. Increases
over this year s appropriation includ
ed 1 11, 83,00 for reclamation ser
vice. The bill Includes 1223, 000.000 for
compensation for denth or disability
of milliters, sailors and marines, for
hospital treatment und for vocational j (J g SHIPPING WITH
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 29. (A. p.)
An Indeterminate sentence of from
one to 50 years' Imprisonment, the
maximum penalty, was imposed last
llllfht nn tvHm.in,! ittrtiil, Vfiiri.l,,.
.".' -'- " ' - "' ' : nueilb. anil .anaster. for . felnnln,,, '"""crs memseives are at tne
witn ratner general reports or an ira- - - ' M ",.. I head of this new movement, the men
proved milling demand In the west I u ' r 'rThanWWi d'v ! ' declare. They are seeking
r,d s....ihwe-t, as well as In this telTI- ( "e "r' I'aiik.sgiv.ng !.. , . ., h.
ever, an "end in marketing that was
Pendleton Post, American Legion.
The 200 persons whe went to Eagle
Woodman hall for a musical treat
were rewarded fully and those who
elected to tarry after the concert for
two hours of dancing also declared
themselves more than delighted.
Seven Instrumental artist and a
baritone soloist, John Wentzel, render
ed a two-hour program of classical and
popular music that drew rounds of ap
plause with each rendition. Mr.
Wentzel appeared to advantage In hi
two numbers, "Good-Bye," by Tosti.
and "At Dawning." by Cadman anil
In concert numbers the orchestra
was excellent, playing Brahm s "Fiftr
Hungarian Rhapsody" and Sousa'g
"Stars and Stripes" and "Semper Fi
deiis'' with remarkable skill. A violin
solo, "Ave Maria" and clarinet solo.
'Echoes from the Alps,' 'and several
harp solos, were much enjoyed.
Following the program the orches
tra played for two hours for dancing.
nearly loo couples filling the hall for
TOWN AS PEACE
PARLEY IS BEGilil
Regular Army Controls More
Than Half of City, and Au
thorities, With Knowledge
of Leader, Near Yielding.
ADRIATIC TREATY HELD
UP AS ITALIAN DEMAND
General Caviglia to Arrange
Terms of Permanent Settle
ment With Delegation From
Executive Body During Day.
BRUSQUE REPLY FROM
tory. The premiums paid by export
ers were Ihe highest In the crop and
although only 300,000 bushels were
confirmed ss having been worked via
the Gulf Ihe opinion prevailed that
further sales would lie disclosed later
In the day. Receipts and offerings to
arrive in the southwest were rather
disappointing, while in the northwest
the country continued .to sell quite
freely. Although the tone of the news
Is improved wo believe more concrete
indication of permanency will be
necessary to maintain any advance in
IMrtliinil Oisli Market.
Hard white 1.57, soft 1.55, club 155,!
winter, 1.50. spring 1.50, Red Walla
Seattle Cash Market. j
1 red winter 1.68, 1 hard white 1.60, j
1. white club, 1.60, 1 hard winter 1.68,
1 N spring 1.55. j
lirt fpangnoii, attnrltfy Vnrphy
was refused his motion for a new trial.
Two witnesses, who It was said, might
develop an alibi for MurpKy, did not
Murphy was the first alleged gang
ster to be convicted. He wits to have
been sentenced Monday morning last,
but his attorney obtained a postjMine
inent of sentence after he declared
'newly discovered evidence'' wasin his
llanling Urges NM-el.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 29. (U. P.)
Congress today started the most Im
portant business of this session, en
acting legislation for appropriation of
funds necessary to run the country
for the Tiscal year ending Juno 30,
1922. Sundry bills, carrying an ap
propriation of nearly $400,000,000
for an array of miscellaneous expendi
tures, will bo reported to tne nousc
today. Moved by the desire of Pres
ident-elect Harding to have all ap
propriation legislation completed ut
this sessluu. republican leaders Intend
to keep money bills moving swiftly
through tho committees and house
for prompt action by the senate.
' Post Office Rill Grows.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 29. (U. P.)
Two of big appropriation bills were
laid before congress by the house ap
propriations committee today. Roth
carried le thun was requested by the
executive departments. The postofflcc
appropriation bill carried 3504,434.
700. more than 11.000.000 less than
wus asked but nearly $70,000,000
more than the previous postal bill, to
provide nn Increase in postal salar
GAIN OVER BRITISH
j WICHITA, Kan.. Dec. 29. (A. P.)
The Wheat Growers' Association of
I America, which has been conducting
i ,i campaign to induce growers to wilh
I hold their wheat from the market un
i til prices ure higher, plans to have
I mlilwostern states so well organized
, within the next six months that the
growers will be able to control the
price panl tor the 1921 wheat crop, ac-
MANII.A, P. I., Dec. 29. (A. P.)
Tim fi'alore of I lie (li.vnlrtnnienl nf t tie
foreign truile of the Philippine Islands cording to W. H. McGreevy, secretary
for the month of September was the Und treasurer.
gain made by American shipping over The association now has a member
that of tho British In the carrying '1 of approximately 100, odo in'the
trade to and from the islands. j states of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas
Vessels of American registry plying "d Nebraska, according to Mr. Mc
In Philippine waters curried imports Greevy, who has his headquarters
and exuorts of the Islands, tho value of I "ere. The organization w ill be ex-
INTO KNIGHTS OF CHOW
CULVER, lnd., Dec. 29. -IV. P.)
Five bank robber today held up the
State Exchange Hank here and shot
two of the leading business men of tho
village. Three of the alleged robbefs
were captured by a posse of citlsens
within IS minute after tho robbery,
after a gun battle in which at least
100 shots wcro exchanged.
Two other alleged members of the
gang have been taken Into custody by
Knox, lnd, police. 'Most of the money COLLEGE 'HASHERS' FORM
IIU. UCTIII ICVUVHICU HUM! I'W lllj'iwini
The wounded men are Juke Sain,
merchant, and Jerome Ketchell. Block
buyer. The condition ot both Is criti
cal. They led an armed posse which
captured the robber. Two robbers
fled In an automobile, leaving three
companion to fight the posse, which
quickly gathered around tho bunk as
soon a new of the robbery spread.
Hank officials estimated about $10,
000 was secured and believed most of
, U has been recovered.
Culver citizen 'were ' enrngei'
against the robber when they learned
that two of their leading citizen were
Injured. Authorities took every pre-
' caution to guard the men from mob
MOSCOW, Idaho, Dec. 29. In hum.
ormis cullre over their supposedly
menial position In life, some thirty
ktuilents who work tl cir way through
the University of Idaho here by wait
Ing on tables have or;,-rnlzed a social
club under the name of "Knights m
Clinw." Tho organization include nn
iinilerirndiiato "hashers und peart
divers" us they are popularly dubbed.
'Immediately after the holidays, tne
club members plan to give un mucin
lege dunce under the numo of
Included in the
which was $9,537,000 and British
ships curried goods "worth $9,045,000.
as against $6,500,000 for American.
$7,270,000 for British vessels for the
same month last year. The total for
eign trade of the Philippine islands!
during September amounted to $21,-,
700.000, n gain of $4,000 over the ;
trade of September. 1919.
tended, he said, to Minnesota,
Dakota and South Dakota.
BILL WOULD PREVENT
Would Kou-rl AKoiitfux.
"The pin pose of the National Wheat
Growers' Association Is to control the
distribution and marketing of wheat
through f.nancial and selling agencies
of its own selection at a price based
upon cost, plus avfalr and reasonable
profit," said Secretary McGreevy.
"Not only the wheat growers of our
association but the wheat, growers in
general are refusing to sell any wheat
at present prices except in cases where
financial conditions force the sale. For
more than thirty days we have with
held our wheat from the market until
' now a large number of flour mills ure
'Idle and the local and terminal eleva
SAX FRANCISCO, Dec. 29 (U. P.) tors ure nearly empty. Tho wheat
Assemblyman Rosenshlne today ,g,. cr feels that he has iiini-iie.-.liv
announced that be would introduce a , accomplished what seemed ut first im- 1
bill forbidding any alien owning land j iMff.-mie, ami is now encouraged to
in .aiiiorma ai me session in mu is-t cont Inue wit hholdlng his wheat from
offered nearly a year ago by Aaron
Saplre. an attorney who had organized
the citrus growers of.Californla; A. A.
Elmore, formerly president of the Trl
State Terminal Co, and now president
or the Washington Wheat Growers'
Association, and others. Their pro
posal was turned down by the wheat
men of the state.
A. V. Swift, vice president of the .Na
tional Farmers' Union, just back from
St. Louis, is presenting to the meeting
some of the ideas adopted at a con
vention there of the National Board of
Farm Organizations with a "Com
mittee of 100," delegated from the
grain states of the middle west. The
National Farm Bureau, now In session
in Chicago with another nation-wide
committee at work on this marketing
idea, known as the "Committee of 17,"
is also being closely watched for de
The delegates now in session here
plan to meet in Portland following the
State Farm Bureau Federation con
vention next month for further work
on this marketing scheme.
Executive officers from all the
farming organizations of Oregon save
the State Grange are represented
among the delegates who plan to com
plete their labors this afternoon.
Those attending are: Walter M.
Pierce, executive board of the Farm
ers' Union; George A. Mansfield, pres
ident of tije State Farm Bureau Fed
eration; A. V. Swift. Vice president uf
the National Farmers' Union; H. B.
Davidhizer. executive board member
of the Farmers' Unto, from Wallowa
county; F. R. Ingels, member of the
executive board of the Farmers' Union,
from Dufur; W. W. Hurrah, of the
Farmers' Union, Pendleton; A. R.
Shuimvay, president of the Umatilla
county Farmers' Union, of Milton;
Paul Mehl marketing agent for the
I Department of Agriculture, from O. A.
C; Prof. George R. Hyslop. crop ex
pert, from O. A. C; Tassey Stewart, of
Umatilla county, und Fred Reunion.!
Allied Demand for Disarma
ment of Citizens' Guard is
Termed Exaggerated as Mu
nitions Stream to Moscow..
PARIS, Dec. 29. (By Henry Wood.
U. P. Staff Correspondent.) With ru
mors of new wars flitting about Euro
pean chancellories, Germany today
complicated the situation with a
brusque reply to the allied demand for
disarmament of the Citizens' Guard.
The German reply linked the allied de
mand wit the Brussels financial con
ference, declaring that the conference
would not be successful "under such
French official declared that there
might be grave complications. Ger
many's refusal to demobilize the guard
brought the serious situation to a cli
max, including the possibility of allied
occupation of the Ruhr industrial dis
trict and perhaps other part of Ger
It is declared in official circles that
the allies are determined to carry the
'ssue to a conclusion with Germany.
FIUME, Dec. 29 (A. P.) Oabrl-
clle D'Annunzio early today urrn-
dered all hi powers to the Flume
communal council. General Caviglia,
commander of the regular Italian forc
es, will arrange condition of peace
with a delegation of the council toduy.
Authorities Near Capitulation, '
ROMH. Dec. 2. (By Camlllo CUin
aferra, V. P. Staff Corespondent.
With the Italian army controlling
more than half of the city, truce 1 In
effect today while Fiume authorities,
presumably with the full knowledge of
Gabrielle D'Annunzio, considered
yielding to the government' demand
for recognition of the Adriatic treaty
a a basis for permanent peace.
, t'a.ualtics Not Heavy.
Casualties in the two days' fighting
have not been high considering the big
advance the regular have made. A
total of 50 dead on both Bides with
I possibly 200 wounded comprised tho
casualties. Report that 400 have
been ll!ed ' are not credited here.
where official statements held the list
down. j ...
Today' truce resulted from a con
ference between Mayor Gigante and
. .'V.ll.n-1 Cn-M. l I. . .. ... W .
General. Cai WaHa-. . Giga nte first nwdo
a demand that the regular forces be
withdrawn to their origins! positions.
He then agreed practically to the gov
ernment's original demands that the
Dalmatian islands, seized by D'Annun
zio. be returned to the government, to
gether with the shipping seized by the
BANDIT PAIR AfID WIVES :
RE TAKEN WITH LOOT
which so far has evinced no signs of j
NEW YORK. Dec. 29. (A. P.)1
Two men charged" with being mem
bers of the band that held up and rob
bed the First National Bank of Will
town, N. J, December 20, escaping
with $80,000 and believed to have
been implicated in the murder and
robbery December IS of Edwin M.
(Andrews, Fifth avenue jeweler, were
'arrested last night with their wives.
Liberty bonds valued at $19,000
I said to be part of the Milltown rob
bery loot were found in a suitcase
yielding. Allied military leaders
understood to be in daily
The formal reply was handed
"rarrlpil bv the wnmnn nnlic nxil,l anil
CAL., THIS MORNING
islaturo opening next Tuesday.
ENGINEER DIES, 8 ARE
During the lust fiscal year the mint
established a record In coinage when
a total of 809,6500,000 coins were ex
ecuted. Thl la an Increase of 446 per
r-"1 In coinage over 115, the last nor- South Wales 1 between
tnal year, i -: ; r . . :o,ooo.
ANSONIA, O, Dec. 29 (A. P.)
George Rlester of Indianapolis, engi
neer, was killed and eight persons
were Injured when an eoslbound pas-
KnlRhts of ("how" i senger train oh the Rig Four railroad
Pre many Ot llianos mom pioii.iiirii. i tin n.-u uin ucni iipi umi infill.
of football, basketball and truck stnrs, Three passenger cars turned over.
a well as men who lead In other I The cause is undetermined. The train,
activities Seventy-five per cent are 'a St. Louis to New York limited, left
truternltv men. : ( Indianapolis shortly after 3 o'clock
; market In order that a price whiuh Is
fair and .lust shall be prid him for his
labor and money invested."
Objects to Slrlko Term.
Mr. McGreevy objects to the use of
the term "wheat strike" in referring
to the action of the wheat growers.
"Our growers ure not striking as Is
commonly meant by the term." he
said. "We are still sowing and attend
ing to the many arduous duties of the
farm. We are .only holding our wheat
to be marketed ut any time the pro
ducer may trink it ut a fair price."
WILLOWS Calif., Dec, 29. (U. P.)
Two earthquake shocks were felt here
early today. , The first was severe but
no damage was done. Sleepers were
awakened by the shocks.
FIRE SPOILS PLANS TO
Coincident with these arrests came
an announcement that Police Com
missioner En right' latest measure to
curb lawlessness the calling out of
more thin 70 new policemen for
training had been dealt a knockout
blow when the board of aldermen
failed to vote necessary funds for their ,
The men taken in custody tonight
sa'd they were Jerome It. Chaffee. 28,
and Harry Ritzterger, SO. Resisting
arrest, they foottht for several mln-
utes before being subdued. The wo
Italian and French ambassadors and
the British charge d'affaires. A hint
that the financial conferences might
be broken off was made orally today.
While the bolshevikl are said to be
massing their troops along the west
ern frontier In readiness for a spring
drive againht the border state, the
Germans are alleged to be keeping a
steady stream of munitions moving to
ward Moscow. Prospects of another
mr jor campaign by the bolshevik! are
considered so certain that the allies
-.-.1 ... I. .h.nlnff 1V,a1 ,,.,li I
h .1,1 V WOULD If ALT TAX KXEMPTIO
" ,,i,;r f d..n...ies has Washington. Dec. 2.- A. P.)-
actuallv set aside 60.000.ooo francs to i V constitutional amendment to prevent
furnish war material for the border the lu" f a tax exempt securl
states. against which the red drive is " ' the ,,"' Sovernment. states,
expected to be directed,
Poland and Rumania.
tuirtteubirlv 1"' any country or municipality was
' proposed in the house by Chairman
' McFadden of the banking committe
YAKIMA VALLEY BEET
CROP YIELDS SUGAR
NEAR 215 CARLOADS
WILMINGTON. Del.. Dec. 2L (A.
i P.) Fire which broke out In the
I plant of the Wilmington Leather coni
A Memphis nun has in entcd a I puny last night caused damage esti
new cotton 't kei with a capacity of I mated by James I Ford, treasurer ot
" Ml po-irt..- .lui'v The pick'-r. at the the company, ut $2.500.0u0 and upset
end of n flexible tube, Is pl-fcM again-jVlans for employing S00 men and
st th" l.cll rd" Hit cotton is drawn women to relieve the unemployment
; wrecsing ana rescue crews were sent from the bolls bv means nf n vl 'situation in ihls cltv.
Tho number of unemployed In Now from Indianapolis. Several of the In- Indricnl horsehair 1 rushes w'sh revol-l The. Intense heat ignited a row of
le.OOO andiHiretl were removed to hospitals at ve. A sncticn crranrement draws the' dwellings opposite the plant and Ihev the mountain lambs are $9 00 and
Union City, lnd. . cott ui to a ict si '.bcie In the rear. I burned quickly. $9.60. Eggs and butter are teady.
YAKIMA, Wash, Doc. ?9. (A. P.)
Sugar beets grown In the Yakima
valley durlna t!2( produced approxi
mately 1.290.000 pounds of sugar, or
215 curloads. according to announce
ment by W. D. Davis. f Topenish,
Wtshingt oi repri nlativc of tho
Ula.i-Id:ihn Sugar com pan- of Salt
Uike City. Mr. Lewis sid the crop ot
beets grown In Washington were worth
about $.'.00 .mm. He staled approxi
mately $135.O"0 had already been
paid out by his company.
The growing of sugar beets Is a com
paratively mw industry in Washington.
Today weather report by Major
I-e Moorbouse. nffljial weuther ob
server: Maximum, 59.
Parometer. 29.S0, Indicating storm.
Precipitation yesterday. .40. . , "
CATTLE MAltKKT I P
POHTIASP. Dec. 29. (A. P.)
Medium grades of steers and ood to
choice cows are 25 to t cents higher
todav. Hogs ure higher at $10.60 and
$11.50. Sheep are higher und east oi i