vc? rr-i v. f'v. , uv, -K, ...fti....Vr.; f: ' .,,....'-- . 4 : . ' ' . , . fTHE EAST GREGORIAN IS THE ONLY INLAND EMPIRE NEWSPAPER GIVING ITS READERS THE BElilLTlT OF DAILY TELEGRAPHIC NEWS REPORTS FROM BOTH THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED FRES 1 DAILY EDITION DAILY EDITION Number of copies printed of ynsterday'a Dally Th Km Orefonltn I EaM-rn Ifon' HRfatJit nwspspor nd a ft Hlnff frc given ti th dvfrt.iir ovr twlc the. fftiaranefl pnl vtr'U 1st Ion FVnrtlfinn nod ( muil coun ty ot any othr nwopupT. 3,427 Thin paper In member of and audited by thit Audit Bureau of Circulations. COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER CITY OFFICIAL PAPER VOL. 82 vlVV DAILY EAST OEEGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, FRIDAY EVENING, DECEMBEE 31, 1920. NO. 0713 FK COUNCIL TIESUPRTO LEFT BY POET New Government Supplanting Rule of Gabrielle D'Annunzio Has Been Put in Charge of Contested Adriatic City. PLOT AGAINSTREGIME , UNCOVERED IN MILAN WAS JUST SPA" ituioi r i OF Vv .E THIEF NEW YORK. Dec. 31. (U. P.) Frederick Kntlnbo, convicted of burglary for trying to steal four iiarrotH from Central Park today pleaded that they were making no much noise he was Just tning to soiink .them Bit WOULD SPED PROGRAM WORLD ATlOiJS m DO 1 m i d mm Steps for Gradual Cessation of Military Preparations Will be Taken by Administration Soon After March 4. F1IC AWJU E HER FOE T8 mm s MOVE FOR LIMITATIONS OF NAVAL BUILDING IS SPREADING LIKE FIRE Seventeen Arrested for Plan ning Attack on Italian Regu lars as Positions Are Storm ed in Bomb Play. nONttJ, Dec. II. (IT. P.) A non government, supplanting that of Iu brlelle D'Annunzio. hna been organis ed in Flume. A council, comprising Slgnors Groxsich, Glganle and Venturi, has been put In charge. Legionnaire who composed D'Annunxio's military force will be withdrawn shortly. It Ih seml-offlclally announced today that the poet will leave the city at the Name time. Cotip Plot I Found. HOME, Dec. II. (A. P.) Discov ery of a plot In Milan in which 'the Fasclotl, the extreme nationalist party, and anarchists were alleged to be pre paring a joint attack on the Italian army operating against Flume, Is re ported by newspapers today. Seven teen person have been arrested. lUimhs Am Hurled. TRIESTE, Deo. 11. (A. P.)- Es tablishment of the old natUmul coun cil ot Flume as a provisional govern ment was announced today. All the terms laid down to Flume by General Cevlglia have been accepted. Several bombs were thrown Into po sitions held 'by the regulars at Flume laiit night. LONDON, Dec. SI.. (By Webb Mil ler, IT. P. Staff Correspondent.) Brit ish lorelgn office officials today ex pressed great Interest In the reports trom Washington that Britain had advised Japan not to press Its opposi tion to the California ami-alien land law. While they denied there hud I'een nny official action taken in Lon don, it was assumed t'.iat some of the high diplomatic officers may have suggested to the Japanese representa tives that they should not agitate the question now. ; Officially, the foreign office would have no interest in the settlement of American affairs, It was indicated and If the advice were given to Japan it was not in the way of a special inci dent but to aid In bringing about the general peace and reconstruction ann to bring peace of mind to the British dominions. PRESIDENT-ELECT HOLDS SUCH ACTION NECESSARY SIGNED BY PRESIDENT WASHINGTON, Dec. Sl.i-(l". P.) President Wilson signed the Hender son mining hill today granting temp orary relief to miners who have been unable to do the required work on their claims, during the last year. DECEMBER WHEAT UP TO $1 .73 ON LAST DAY Wheat showed Increased strength today in the Chicago market, Decem ber, March and May futures all show ing substantial gains. December op ened at (1.72, a cent higher than Thursday's close and gained a full cenl at the close, the figure being (1.73. This Is the last of the December bids March, which yesterday closed at (i.6( 1-2, opened at $1 65 1-4 today, but climbed steadily and closed stront at (1.(9. Way, which closed yester day at f 1.(1 1-4, opened today a cenl lower and closed at 11.63. Corn, oati and rye were about a halt cent higher at the (Jose than at the opening. There will be no session of the grain ex change tomorrow. Overbed-, ft ooke local brokers, today announced. Thell quotations from Chicago today are a follows: Wlicat. Open. High. Low. Close Dec. 1.7 1.73 M 1.71 1.73 March 1.(514 1.89H 1.6614 19 May 1.6014 J.6S l.V 1.63 Corn Dec. .7014 .67 May .74 .7414 July .7414 .75 Oats. Deo. .47 " .47 May .40 .4914 July .4814 .47 July. My ..7114 '1 JlarU-y. May 1.4214 1.44' Foreign Kxohiingo. Whent sales havo been slightly on the Increase ot Into and inquiries for flour to local mills have been on the rise, too, according to II. W. Collins, wio takes conditions to Indicate that the new year will bring better busi ness. Mr. Collins today declared "his optimism for the 1921 outlook and said he based his optimism on the "feelers" in business. About 1.40 on the-No. 1 basis Is be ing paid the farmers who are letting go of their holdings, local grain men say. The coast market Is not strong, but iiulle a utile wheat Is being lioughi for the export trade end northwest mills are taking a little grain now and then In anticipation of future orders. Indications are that the big Oollim Flour Mills, which have been operat ing one shift a day for the past few weeks and at one time were closed will soon be able to resume operations during the entire 24 hours of the day. The coming of time for making in come tax" statements Is declared re sponsible for the Inclination on the part of some farmers to sell their grain. They feel that they can sell their wheat and take a loss on their lax statements now better than to car. ry over. Pome, however, are booking their holdings as stixk In trade and will hold In hopes of a stronger mar ket In the spring. The average of pnrchasea of late has been better than 1000 sacks a day, t la gleaned from various agencies. Most of this goes to the costs by car load lots. More than 60 per rent of .he crop Is estimated to hove changed hands by this time. May Propose International Con gress But Marion Official Will Not Limit Construction Work UndcrWay. MAIUON. Dec. u' (By Raymond Clapper, U. P. Staff Correspondent) Steps toward 'gradual disarmament will be taken by Harding early In his administration, according to authori tative information here today. One move may be a suggestion thai the world powers organize a disarma ment congress to work out a scheme which will be generally acceptable Disarmament occupies a prominent place in President-elect Harding's Plun for an association of nations. He Is I nown to be convinced that some method of checking the race for large navies must be found. Congressional leaders familiar with the situation are understood -to have recommended to Harding that lie take action toward securing an, agreement between the leading powers to limit construction work already underway and lay no new keels. Harding, how ever, has declared flatly for a navy sufficient to protect the American merchant marine and afford depend able defense of American shores. Foreign Office Official. PROGRAM UNDERTAKEN . BUT QUICKLY CEASED Actual Cutting of Military Schedule Halted When Ger- , man Minister Refused Dis armament Demand of Allies. - BY J- W. T. MASON, U. P. WAR EXPERT.) , NEW YORK, Dec. 31. The movement for limitation of naval construction ,, . . , J Hlireaf',ng so fast throughout the world as to make It a more Immediately Neighbor POCketS MUSt FirSt'" TT 'n"lrum'n- ,or worl'1 P "!n "e League of Nation. America ktu... .Jii ji iii I c'"ntru, tn world s naval situation. Whatever the United States savs will he be Shorn of Hidden Weapons : . Amen aione hs . financial rmnLmnuntMu!7t". Then COUntrV 1'S RearfV. Savi ' L'ar,'"B ' warshiP instruction. If America is willing to declare a naval - . ' " . " '"i "lnr powers win eagerly seize the oimortunltv i . own expenditures. i.,viM,Zlf7"?!!Ce,.0f..tWOrM'' naVal P"Wer to meH ln Washington at the Invi Utlon of the Lnlted States would do more to guard civilization against the . . ar man me meelii.g or the; assembly of the League of Nations at (Jeneva was able to do. h. V'm"J''le "armament cannot come at on.e, because the risk Is too great; ,-" -V-"-"-'" vi.mrois me world s balance of power. There .T. n n-u i. ""' "'" ' major rank the United suites, Britain an, t lT'J 'he I'r"b,''m '' navl retrenchment. Is proportional to th lut.-- strengih In warships which these nal.ons shall possess When America' nrooni , ... Am,.i- . . Z .t vioBiani is completed, the strength of ....... .. aVies win oe aDout equal, and Japan will have BO ner cent of Ameru a's power. The United States, with two vast boards to pr" test, and Britain, with the outlying parts of the British empe To safeguard are entnied to heavier naval Insurance aga.ns, unforseen ssibim uTth :!n GERMANY SAVS FREI! CHARGE - IS UWItlD CHICA4-. Dec. SJ. -a. p.)- Sterllng, 35. CHICAOO, Dec. 3 1 . Wheat Trade Was largely of an evening up rharactei with shorts Inclined to cover becausi of the persistent claims of an Improve ment In the domestic milling demand stimulated hy a better' Inquiry for flour. The December delivery expired In tame fashion. The cash market was without particular feature except for a reduction of 3 to 4 cents In Red wheat premiums, The British Com mission was not in the market and H was announced that they have reduc ed their selling price an additional two shillings per quarter milking the third reduction In the past thirty days and bringing the price of hard wheat In Oreat Britain down to 12.12. The pre t.ent milling demand Is very much In doubt and as foreign buying is also likely to let up at any time, we believe the reduced buying power of the coun try will find reflection In lower pricey Krattlo Cash Wheat I Red winter, l.C(. 1 Hard white, 1-KH. , 1 Soft white, 1.68. 5 1 White club, 1.68. 1 Hard winter, 1.56. 1 N. Spring, J. 65. ' (Continued on page .) Mrs. Agnes Nelson, aged 70 years, passed away Thursday afternoon at the lome of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Murphy, on Perkins avenue, after an Illness of 10 weeks. She was a native ot Scotland ind hay resided In Tendieton since S3. Three children, five grandchildren nd one great grandson survive Mrs. Ct'lson. The children ore; Mrs. E. J. lurphy, and Mrs. Horace sttllman, o( 'endleton, and John Nelson, of New fork. The grandchildren are: Tom ind Edna Murphy and Mrs. Roy K. 'emple, of Pendleton; Mrs. Agnes Meeker, of Portland, and Horace Still nun Jr. Made .Chrlstenson is tho '.rent grandson, Mrs. Nelson was born at Ayr, Soot- .and, In I860 and came to this city 37 ears ago. sr.e nits oeen a mcmim f the Presbyterian church all her life, he also was a memher of the Eastern "lar lodge and of the Friendship Or le, Neighbors of Woodcraft. Th funeral will be held from the Presby erlan church on Sunday at 2 o'clocl vlth Rev. George U Clark In charge :nd Interment will be ln Pendleton. PARIS, Dec. Sl.j,iBy Henry Wood, V. P. Staff Corresriundent: France will be glad to Join In an international "inference on disarmament," when German pockets are emptied of concealed weapons" the French foreign office told the United prcus today. High officials declared that France secretarly had begun partia 1 disarm- j ament. but developments in (ermauyj had made it impossihle to proceed with I that program. ' HOME OF ROUND.UP IS LAUDED IN PRESS OF NATION'S CAPITAL Pendleton is getting the most v,.i. uable advertising In the world, that ol "If IhA I'nllp1 Kl'll.t will. l.-.tn t , ,. ' coiiorial comment in the iiress of the forcing Oermany to mpty her pocket, Pa8t, aceorillnK , of concealed pistol France will be 1 Round Ur. n..oi,i . . delighted to 3o,n in . genera, disarm- I T"l T'Z Uo'unTc? men! scheme. ' thecal!,! "ThanprM.. . " ilHU Lil c,'y gree ment would be of tr.nucndouw benefit ,n freeing the masses irom the terlfic 'urden of taxation. j;ut there can be no thought of disarmijriient until Ger many disarms." One official declarer France had halted her naval program and had be gun reducing her nil'itary program when the German f-lK-ign minister refused the ollled dem l that he dis arm the Bavarian clvilgtlard. -Hjt-' 18 months," he wiid, 'France was the ; first world power actually to begin i carrying out her promises of disarm- j intent." . oe nave just received a copv of the Washington Herald, dated Saturday, dTSwsaI- Dec. 18, telling of Lt. Col. Charles Wel lington Furlong and his lecture, "The Passing of the Old West." The arti cles, which occupied prominent place on me editorial page, was as foHows: ion the grounds that Its retention may Government Officially Denies Attempt to Use Big Stick and Scores Assertions Alleg ing Disarmament Threat RUHR COAlImMNERS . WOULD OUST GUARD Delegation Arrives in Berlin Demanding That Weapons . be Cast Aside by Citizens Un it to Prevent French War. . BERLIN, Dec. 31. (By Carl 0. Oroat, u. P. Staff Correspondent.) The German government today offi cially denied it had attempted to use the big stick In obtaining favorable reparations decisions and French as sertions that Foreign Minister Simons had threatened breaking off of th Brussels conferences on, reparations It compelled to disarm the Bavarian citi zens guard were emphatically denied. The situation here was complicated today hy the appearance of a delega tion of Ruhr coal miners, demanding disarmament of the Bavarian guard Three Urn. .jsine bandits today shot and killed Joseph Sweitzer, a chauffeur and wounded his helper, Edward Bid den, when they attempted to seize a truckload of whiskey consigned to a local druggist. I link Ilandit Is Shot SPRINGFIELD, Tenn., Dec. 31. (U. P.) After a lone-hnnd daylight robbery of The Peoples Bank here;! which netted (30.000 in lilierly bonds, Hobart Austin today was killed by Sheriff Jett In a gun duel. The bonas i were recovered. Kntramv Is Daring NASHVILLE. Dec. 31.- (A. P.) A WASHINGTON, Dec 3L (U. P.--rohber entered the Peoples Bank at Army aviators will attempt on Wash Sprlngfield, Tenn., today, made his j ington's birthday anniversary to fly COAST TO COAST FLIGHT SET FOR FEBRUARY 22 i way imohpervpd to the bank vault, and helped himself to SKO.flnn in bonds. He stood off the bank officials and , wounded an officer. He then took ; refuge In a storeroom where he was killed by tho officers. from coast to coast in :m hours, the war department today announced. One plane will leave Jacksonville, Fla.. and al the same time another will stari from Pan Diego, each plane covering the distance of 217 9 miles. r .. . . .....w NEW YORK, Dec. 31. (U. p.) Eammon De Valera. "president of the Irish Republic." has returned to Ire-! land, his secretary, Harry Boland, to- aay announced. He refused to say ..r nere ue vaicra landed. II is a.ssumed that he went as a member 01 me crew or some liner. Via l-UA-n - .. v ...,r. rpnu more man a veni in tne I nlted states selling Sinn Fein "..us, ana maKing speeches on bc-hau of the Sinn Fein cause. He has been missing tor several weeks. HerelrsfrtM n,i : . ' "i-r mnn rem ofricia's ... ..i.h country asserted repeatedly that he was somewhere In the United States taking a rest. Boland said it was necessary to keep reiterating this statement so that De Valera would have a chance to land in Ireland with out being apprehended by the British authorities. cause French invasion of the basin. FINAL CABINET WORD , APT TO BE DELAYED POST WAR ACTIVITIES CHICAGO, Dec. 31. One hundred armed guards are patrolling the south half of East Chicago to enforce a quar antine established following the out break of five cases of smallpox. Au thorities lire considering shutting down the steel mills of East Chicago until tho epidemic has been checked. DEPITIICS VOTK CON FIWEXCE PARIS, Dec. 31. (A. P.) The chamber of deputies have voted con fidence in the government by a ballot of 441 to 54, after interpellation re garding the socialist congress at Tours. "'""" ciuzens, in tneir pros perity, should not forget their obli gations to suffering humanity in less fortunate countries, Ijeut. Col. Charles Wellington Furlong. F. R. G. S., said at the Cosmos Club yesterday. Col. Furlong, who lectured last night on "The Passing of the Olo West" before the National Geographic Society, has for many years been a close observer of the Near Eastern eonJi.,lDB. ne has had a rare oppor tunity to investigate and get behind the scenes, having served as an officer of the general staff. United States Army, with the American and allied forces in the Balkans and the Near East. Although In favor of American and other necessary relief when properly managed and directed. Coi. Furlong .'eclares that funds should be adminis tered wholly by American officials. 'Armenian committees are not trust worthy," ha declared. "We must also remember that there are many wealthy rmenians who should be urged to do iheir share in helplngthelr stricken brethren." Furlong a Writer and Explorer Col. Furlong has had a varied areer and is widely known as artist, explorer, lecturer and writer. He hna traveled extensively in North and 'outh America. North Africa, the Balkans, and the Near East. He has street here. The bandits escaped with served on various scientific expedi- j 'he company payroll of (4500. iions in various parts of the world. Ini The bandita used two automobiles 1904 be discovered in Tropoll harbor! for the holdup. As Sly and Fanner the wreck of the U. S. Frigate "Phila- were driving at a fair speed toward delphia," sunk by Lieut. Decatur in their plant, another machine crashed 1S04. He was among the army officers! into them. When Sly and Fanner " "MARTON, T)ee. SC (A-- P.J Al though President-eieet Harding is ex pected to announce the names of his secretaries of state and treasury In the near future, his close advisors believe it will be several weeks before a final decision is made on the full member ship of the cabinet. Today Harding; considered legislative problems, con sulting three members of congress. OFFICIALS OF FACTO 11 CLEVELAND. Dec. 31. (V. P.l, President Sly and Vice-President Fan ner of the Sly Manufacturing Com pany were, shot and killed today by five automobile bandits on the open who accompanied President Wilson to Paris. Of late years Col. Furlong has been ?reatly interested in perpetuating the traditions of the old West, especially is exemplified in the Rodeo at Salinas. California, and the Round-Up at Pen lleton, Oregon. , "The romance of the old West Is noi yei extinet, tne colonel said yes terday, -it still lives In the clean port of the Round-Up celebrated ' every fall in the little town of Pen- lleton, Oregon. Col. Furlong is well qualified to ipeak on this" subject, for he has livea the life of the cowboy, contested In the sports of the round-up, and In 1914. on the world's ro'ughridins cham- ionship on the famous bucking bull. "Sharkey." "This Round-Up," Col. Furlong says, 'to me is the odyssey of 'The Win ning ot the West;' it is truly an epic drama of cowboy life. No one can leave one of these exhibitions of -manlv skill without a bigger, finer feeling to ward life and genuine respect for the most manhood and womanhood who have taken chances in their sports o: daring and skill. Kpitomitcs Life f Hi,- Ram-hri- "This exhibition is really the epi tome of ranch life shown in sport, for all of these feats of horsemanship are merely the outgrowth of the range life of the cov.-bov. clamored from the wrecked machine. another car drove up. Occupants of the car which caused the wreck de manded the names of the officials, blaming them for the wreck. Witnesses told the police the bandita drew their revolvers after a moment's parley and deliberately shot down Sly and Fanner without warning. Then I they seized the money tag and aped away. EXPORT AND IMPORT WASHINGTON. Dec. 31. (IT. P.) United States exports and imports both decreased for November, 120. as compared with November, 1919, tha department of commerce announced today. However, both Increased for the first 1 1 months this year compar ed with the same period of last yeur. Weaifier Today's weather report by Major daily'l.ee Muorhouse, official weather ob- "Before our eyes passes a kaledo-l scopic parorama, charged with the' free and open spirit of the range. Ail the pioneer institutions are there: thel pony express, the stage coach, rough' riding, steer roping. Our actors are the men of the range themselves, ac tors who live most of thAr parts every day of their lives, "it is nn inspiration, an education, u revelation of Ihe struggles of our fath ers In the valiant fight they waged (or the winning of the West." i The Ilound-Up is held every all be-' tw-een September IS and Col. Fur-' long said. Pendleton Is a modest lit-j tie town of 7.000, ihe center of the; wheat belt, lt has a few Industries, but depends chiefly on wheal raising, i The Round-Up annually attracts! more than 70,000 people to the town. I Muximus, 46. Minimum. 33. Barometer, 29.90. 'IK FORECAST Tonight and Saturday fair. a4Mi mmm.,.m.0.M jmmmMM,M4i-- - a. 4-4 a .