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DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, TUESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 4, 1921.
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J. il. DOBBIN DECLM ACCEPT APPOINTMENT TO STATE HIGH
A - --l -., :
War Finance Corporation
Friends Muster Safe Margin
in Adopting Revival Measure
' Regardless of the Veto.
WILL HAVE HEARINGS
ON TARIFF AND BONUS
a - t irn ffr i
sum oi ou,uuu ior inaugural
Ceremonies Asked Today by
Knox: Request is Deferred
Until Tomorrow's Session.
WASHINGTON', Jim. 4. (II. P.)
Over Wilson' veto, the house passed
the resolution reviving the wr finance
corporation, 260 to GO the necessar
two-third majority to overrule thi
president by a safe margin. No de
bate preceded the vote. When It wai
. announced, the members applauded
The war finance resolution I designee
to prevent an agricultural depression
by aiding; farmers to export upplle
which are now on their hands due tn
Ojtponrnin SoWr Point.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4. (U. P.)
The senate finance committee adopter1
a resolution providing; for extensive
hearing on the Fordney emergency
tariff and soldier bonus bills. This ac
tion was initiated by opponentH of tin
two measure , .
Inaugural t."tlMnra I p.
WASHINGTON', Jsn. 4. (IT. r.)
After two hours of debate the senate
failed to decide how much to spend on
the Inauguration of Harding, A reso
lutlon appreciating $0,oi)0 for ex
pns of the; ceremonies at the ca:ltol
was introduced By Kmnr, chairman' o
the Inaugural committee. It went
over until tomorrow.
NOT LISTEN AT ALL
NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (A. P.) T
O. Kllyson, former communder of thi
tt. S. naval destroyer Itrooks. who wa
relieved of his command In Kiel har
bor, Germany, following his refusal
to comply with orders of German of
ficer to leave the harbor, arrived to
day on the army transport Cantlgny.
The Incident occurred Sept. 20. A
German naval officer hoarded thi
ship, Commander Ellyson said, am'
ordered to leave. When he refused
the German left and another officer
commanding the port came abourd.
"He told me that the Brooks iould
not remain in the harbor, a the IT.
fl. was still at war with Germany."
Commander Kllyson said. "I repeat
ed my orders and declined to go. Tjien
he said he would give me SO mi nut if
to get out or I would be cannonaded
I did not tell him to "go to h. .' as It
ha been reported I said, or that 1
had a much ammunition as he had.
I continued, however, to refuse to go."
The German did not carry out their
threat, he added. !.ater ho reported
the Incident to Rear Admiral Hughes
and hi transfer wa requested shirt
PORTLAND, Jafi. 4. (A. I'.) Tat
tle and hog steady, sheep higher, enst
of mountain lambs $9.f0 tn S 1 0.255.
Egg and butter steady; - -
Five registered mail pouches which
were stolen from the Milton depot two
tty before Christmas, were found
till morning about a quarter mile he
low Freewatcr beside the rond near
the slaughter house. The bags were
dry, despite the fact that considerable
rain has fallen of late, nnd contained
numerous registered letters.
Tho fact that there was no rain on
the hag Is taken at Freewater to Indi
cate that the pouches were left In their
hiding place this morning. ,There arc
auto tracks off the road at the point
s nd they appear fresh.
All the sacks hud been spilt open
nd all letter had heen likewise open
ed and the valunhles In them removed
The contents of letters had been care
fully replaced In their envelopes. Fin-
ger print with which to pick up goin
clue are nald to nuve oecn hi fedorul agmcy, but a corporative body
the letter. jwire sustained hy the supreme court
Tho five sack were stolen a weekj(0,,ay , )no Hppcn brought by tho
aeo Thursday evening from the O. W. ; ROVTntnnt In the case of J. H.
K. & N. stetlon at Milton. 1 nree
sai'k of registered mail from Free- com puny. Strang, with H. C. Thorn
water end two from Milton were miss-nH an,i l. W. Walters, wa Indicted on
Ing. Postal Inspectors have been Htlchnrges of having acted as agents of
Work on the case but no arrests have Ihe government In making contrnrts
been made. No estimate of the lorn with firms in which they had an in
Ims been haxatdeil. lui'i at. i
RESOLUTION. ...SaJfiD BY UMATILLA
CLUB FAVOR DEVELOPING POWER AT
UMATILLA RAPIDS ON THE COLUMBIA
Plans Underway for Further
Meetings to Enlist Aid; Suc
cess of Scheme Would be
Making of Pendleton, Claim.
Hesolutlons favoring the develop,
nent of power at the I'matllla rapids
his power to be used for Irrigation
nd oilier purposes were adopted at a
meeting of the t'mutlllu Commercial
'lub last Friday evening, according to
word brought to the city yesterday by
. X". Hrownell. At the same time
immmvB pians were adopted fur one
nr more sulwequent meetings to n.
leld with the a m of enlisting' coope
atlon from a wider field. Announee
nenta on this point will be made later
after a Hpeclul committee that was
earned has had lime to work out plans.
"The lime is ripe for getting action
n this matter" says Mr. Hrownell.
'he war has hroadened people and
urovlded conditions under which we
may attempt bigger things In tho past.
The I matillH rapids offers the most
ovored site fur power development on
he Columbia; It is the lesser of the
Mg sites but It will be the cheapest to
develop and Is the most needed be.
a line of tho recli.mutlon work that
Jan Ix brought about through use of
he power that may be provided. 1
m naturally c hiefly interested In Irrl-!
ration and believe It logical that water
hi pumped from the Columbia for all
'he low lying land along the river, on
lh sides. Hy doing this -we cun h:tv
he wuter of the I'matllla river for the
"ilgher lands and thus Irrigate a wide
urea. Development of the Columbia j
rapids power site will mean not only
the Irrigation of a great tract along
the Columbia but will make It pos
sible to water the lands In the Paradise
tnd Teei project. On top of that
heap power would mean Innumerable
smnll pumping projects all over thi
Would Make lVndlolon
'The harnessing of the Columbia"
at I matllla rapid would nenetu tnn
mtlre region and would be the making
if Pendleton. With abundant cheap
power Pendleton would secure Indus
tries not dreamed of now. It Is i
it range thing that this great wheat
raising country is now Importing
breakfast foods from the east. Provide
tbundant cheap power and I'niatllln
will como to the front as a manufac-
urlng region as well as for agriculture.
All the towns would profit, ea-.'h ac
cording to its position and the energy
"Think bat a saving could be made
If power could bo developed a to
permit the use of electricity for heat-
ng and cooking purposes. Think
what a convenience this would be to
all. Develop Mils power and this re-
ion will become the home of the
highest quality of cltlrenship. Itir
move is one which we should make a
Mr. Hrownell, Pam Doardman ann
others have been Interested for years
In the possibility of power production
at rmntllla rapids. They now feei
that the time 1 at hand for trying to
get practical steps underway.
Officer for Pendleton Post, Ameri
can Legion, were elected last night to
serve during 1921, the list being head
ed by Perry L. Idlcman, as post com
mander. For the past year he has
served as post adjutnnt and during the
early days of the post was a member
of its executive committee.
Dr. F. A. IJeuallon was elected vice
commander 'for a second term and C.
Z. Randall chosen adjutant. Lyman
Ulce. finance officer, was also reelect
ed. Harold J. Warner and J. R. How
ler, past commanders, nnd Jack Dolph,
Charles C. Vlnler and Leslie Glbbs
ware elected to the executive commlt-
R. E. Tucker, community service or
ganUer, appeared beTore the post to
offer his services in development of
leisure lime activities and to asU co
operation of the legion.
Discussion was had rennrdlng the
forthcoming concert by, the legion to
he given In the' Oregon Theater on
January 19. Preliminary arrange
ments for a boxing card were also
made. There was only a fair sized
attendance and the elections and de
cisions were mndo quickly.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4. (A. P.)
Decision of Florida courts that the
omPrgency fleet corporation Is not a
.Si,.,m(f f tne )UVal Ship Outfitting:
Some Authorities Believe
Wheat Will Go Higher; In
come Tax Eeturn Period Has
Bearing on Desire to Sell.
Wheat buyers are offering around
tl.4l a bushel for No. 1 club in Pen
dleton and growers are asking f 1.60, a
resume of tho wheat situation In the
city today Indicated. Keveral large
sales of wheat were reported on Friday
n the $1.40 basis by growers who de
cided to sell and take their loss oil thi
Income tux report. Many who are
holding, however, have set $l.'it) as an
One pool of wheat Is known to have
been formed recently to be let loose.
t $1.50 should the market cume to
thst figure. Another dealer reported
that he has dozens of clients who will
peg. tlate with him when he Is In the
market at that price. Most of the
lealers on the strnet, however, turned
deal car to requests of a few whu
inted to sell yesteri ay and fixeo
U.IWi as tlK'lr minimum. j
Some authorities on the grain situa-1
ilnn say that from alt Indication me
i rice of wheat should get h'Khi r. iney ,
point to the fai t that the export an i
mand is aain pickint! up and thut
there Is hardly any flour In the mar
kets of tho I'uilcd States. The ex-
(Continued on paga S.)
CANADIAN HEiRS MUST
WASHINGTON. Jan. 4. A. P.)
Subjects of Great ISrltuin resident
in Canada ure not entitled to Inbuilt
real or pernonal property in the 1". S.
under treaties between this country
and England until formal notice ha
been Riven, as required by the treaty,
the supreme court held today. The
opinion was In a suit brought by t'a
nadiun heirs of a Kansas intestate.
IN ALLEGED OPERATIONS
OF BIG BOOZE RING
CHICAGO, Jan. 4. (U. r.)
P.) That two congressmen, ev
eral government officials and
many prominent men are hack
ers of a huge bootlegging ring
engaged In a million dollar busi
ness. Is alleged in confession's by
several men under arrest here.
According to th confessions, two
congressmen used their Influence
tn obtaining the release of ev-
eral barrels of whiskey.
JlQli vu - 2iSo6 1 u Ln -s
UP TO IRELAND
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New Home Rule Law Provides
for Parliaments in North and
South Ireland With Joint
Council Later On.
SINN FEIN MUST FACE
POPULAR ELECTION SOON
Anti Sinn Fein Candidates in
South Already Announced
and Question Arises Whether
Revolters Will Name Men,
LONDON, Jan. 4. (A. P.) "Rule
or misrule" In Ireland has been pui
up to the Irishmen by the iiritirih gov
ernment. It is stated on the highest
authority that is the Pritifh attitude
regarding the home rule bill which is
now a law. It if believed in official
circles t!e Sinn Fein will elect to ree-
,i8nZe tne i.jji arid a((i jn establishing
t Jrjsh government with one parlla-
mPnt (ll ,hl, n,JJ th and another in the
p,,,,ih. . united later through a
vnun- chosen jointly. It was declared
lhe government will make no effort
(fl esla,ih a southern parliament .but
mrn that function over to the peo-
n WMg pointed nut, however that
;,mi-Slnn Fein candidates have alread
tw.n announced. It is believed th
sin jr(.(n wont be content to see the
election go by default, hut will present
ih'ir own candidates. The Sinn Fein
officials "will not embrace the repub
lican Idea until destruction," one offi
cial put it.
j SI..A1TI.K t'Ol Xm.M.W I'H.KK,
HKATTI.K. .Ian. 4. Major .John K
1 Cj-roll, .ju stumer ort)e city round'
for a year and a half and T. H.
jnolton, member for sis years, today
j filed for re-election. A. F. Haas.
' councilman for ten years, the othei
I member whoe term expires in Marc!
j filed last week. John Bashnell, a re
tired auctioneer, has also filed.
ON CATTLE STEALERS
ASO, Jan. 4. (U. P.) Pan-
cho Villa is on the war. path aain.
Hut this time he is fighting former
followers who did not reform as he
did. Outlaws, headed hy "Kl Charro"
are said to have been doing consider
able cattle stealing about A'illa's
ranch and committing other' acts of
banditry. Governor Martinez of Chi
huahua loaned Villa a band of cavalry
to chase "Kl Carro.", Reports here
are that the latter are being; hotly
pursued by Villa."
CARI SO IS IMPROVING.
' NKW YORK, Jan. 4 (V. P.)-
Knrico Caruso is slowly improving
and doing aa well as could be expect
ed. It Is announced.
MAIL PLANE IN FLAMES FALLS
IN HEART OF
AVIATOR ESCAPES FROM HARM
IS CONTENTION TODAY
Labor is Barred From Unfair
Practices and Rule Also
Reaches Case of Bethlehem
WASHINGTON'. Jan. 4. ( I'. P.)
The United States supreme court' In
lerpretation of the Clayton anli-trust
act may hit big employer as well as
labor unions, It has developed here.
Government officials and leral author
ities studying the decision, called at
tention to the fact the court condemn
ed "a secondary boycott" as a restraint
upon interstate commerce. It Is point
ed out that big employers have been
charged with employing such boycotts
and one has admitted It. The su
preme court decision was ifi the case
of the Duplex Printing Press company
against the Internationl Association of
Machinists. The court held the ma
chinists, In bringing pressure to pre
vent the use. repair, installation or
handling of Duplex presses, conducted
a "secondary Poycott" which the Clay
ton act does not legalize. Labor union
men a'mf government officials pointed
out to employers that in refusing to
sell products to firms which used
union labor they employed the same
tactics as the machinists employed.
The Kethlehem steel company recently
refused to sell steel to a construction
company which employed only union
1"S Alt.MS DKSTItOVKI)
BERLIN, Jan. 4. (C. P.) Ger
many cannot surrender all the arms
"manded by the allies because sht
destroyed them, the government ex
plained, answering France's note on
OI i R I JU ST I IKST.
MEXICO CITY, Jan. 4. (A. P.)
President Obregon is ordered by phy
sicians to take a complete rest and left
for a vacation trip to the state of
STEEL TRUST BUYS
IN SOUTH AMERICA
NEW YORK, Jan. 4. (A. P.)
E. H. Gary, head of the V. S.
Steel corporation, announced
yesterday his corporation had
purchased one of the largest
manganese mines In South Am
erica, the. Monro da Mina prop
erties in Hrazil. ,
Reports from Rio de Janero
some time ago said this property
had been purchased at approxi
Mr. Gary said the purchase
now makes the corporation "in
dependent concerning manganese
Sensational Accident Viewed by
Hundreds Bound for Work;
Motor Cut Out Caused Plane
to Become Unmanageable.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 4. (!'. P.)
Falling a thousand feet when en
gine trouble developed, a government
mall plane, piloted by 8. 8. Hoggs,
plunged to the pavemept near the
businees center of the city. As It
dropped the plane caught fire.
Hoggs attempted to land in ihe civic
center park but failed, the machine
rashlng into a network of trolly and
telephone wires whirh broke the fall.
As the plane hit the pavement, Roggs
uttered a yell and emerged from the
burning wreckage uninjured. Iloggs
hud just started for Reno with !"u
pounds of mail for New York, which
The plane fell In view of hundreds
of persons on their way to work who
were horrified at the sight of a burn
ing plane dropping through the air.
They were in turn astounded when
Hoggs escaped practically without a
scorch. "The motor cut out just as
I was getting the altitude." nald
Boggs. "It came so suddenly the
plane was unmanageable in a minute.
TO BE HELD SOON!
A Kingdom Conference, one of 19
to be held in the state this month
under the direction of the promotion
department ol4 the Baptist State con
vention, is to be held at the Baptist
church Thursday afternoon and eve
ning. Rev. W. H. Cox, pastor of the
local church, will be assisted by Dr.
8. J, Reid, Rev. J. V. Austin, and Dr.
A. it. Petty, out-of-town minister.
Dr. Reid will be remembered by the
Pendleton people who heard htm at
revival services held here recently.
The program for the afternoon ses
sion will consist of song services, and
talks on the "Evangelistic Value of
the New World Movement," "Our Vn
finished Task." and "Spiritual Sig
nificances of the New World Move
ment." A fellowship luncheon will
be given at 6 p. m.
For the evening session, a song ser
vice, discussion of the Baptist world
challenge, a stereoptican lecture and
a closing hour with the topic, "The
Pre-eminent Christ" will form the
Following the conference here, the
pastors will go to Adams on Friday.
thence to Helix. La Grande, Enter
prise, Elgin, Cove. North Powder.
Hanes, Baker. Redmond. Prineville.
Rend. Hood River anti The Dalles. A
lay's conference will be held at each
place. Hermiston, Weston and Mil
ton have had their conferences and
Athena wilt ha,ve one Wednesday, pre
ceding the local meet'ng.
MARCH WHE 4 T
THREE CENTS ABOVE PRICE
AT YESTERDAY'S PIT CLOSE
March wheat, after opening in the
"hicago grain market today at $1.'
?l.sed at $ 1.73 B-, over three cents
j Higher than yesterday's closing mark
of tl.70 3-8. while May wheat, after
pening at $1.70, closed at $1.68, or
over three cents lower than yesterday's
closing, $1.71 5-8. Followfng are the
Overbeck & Cooke,
Open High Low Close
iMar. 1.77 1.77 1.73 l.TSH
May 1.70 1.71 "4 1.67 1.68
I May .76 .76 .74 ' .75 H
July .77 77 ' .7ii .76
iVay .r,oi .f,(i'i .49l4 A9
July .4S-(, .49 .4H .4S
May 1.4814 1.4SW 1.46'i 1.47
May .72 4
Paris, 5. S3.
HIGHER COURT RULES
! WASHINGTON, Jan. 4. (A. P. '
District supreme Justice Stafford has
' upheld the government objections to
the divorcement plana submitted hy
'the big packers under a recent agreed
decree. The court held any accept
able plan must provide for an early
land complete divitrcement of all ob
AS OIIE OF 10
I.W TO FRONT
Local Friends Renew Efforts
by Wire to Secure Appoint
ment of Man From Umatilla
County if Possible.
P0LLMAN AND M'CANN
ARE OTHER AVAILABLES
Sheep King gf Wallowa County
Says He Cannot Consistently
Accept Post But Failed to
Give Reason for His Act. '
SAI.ESr. an. 4. (A. P.) Jay Jr.
Dobbin, appointed a member. of this
highway commission yesterday to
succeed K. K. Kiddle, today notified
Governor Olcott he coojd not ac
Nrtsoii Ranks Hlu-h.
SALEM. Jan. 4. f. P.) Jay If.
Ioibin. Wallowa county sheepman
ha declined appointment as highway
commissioner in a telegram to the
governor. "After deliberate consider
ation." he wired Olcott, "I have come
to tne conclusion I cannot con4stent-
accept the appointment as stat
highway commissioner." He gave no
reason. Olcott is again faced hy what
he termed. In naming Dobbin, "a
most difficult appointment." Thre
men loom high as possibilities in the
list of ten candidates hacked by
friends throughout the eastern Ore
gon district William Pollman. of
Baker, lftvid "elson of Pendleton,
and Thomas MeCann of Bend
News of the refusal of Mr. Doboln
to accept the appointment has been
received - here with minified feelinc-a.
Immediately upon . receipt of the
news through an Associated Press dis
patch tn the East Oregonian. Presi
dent Haley of the Commercial Asso
ciation ays wires would he at once
sent to Governor Olcott renewing: the
suggestion that David H. Nelson b
MADRID. Jan. 4 (A. P.) Two-"
hundred and fourteen died when the
Spanish steamer Santa Isabel was'
wrecked near Villagarcia Saturday
night, says a message. Fifty six were
saved hut many of them are injured.
Many bodie were washed ashore. In
several cases whole families were
CLOSED TOD A Y I
ATHENS. Jan. 4. l p.) Brit
ain has again stolen a lap In the world
race for control of oil. it hus become
known. Thi time American con
cerns, including the Standard Oil, are
blocked when British companies and
a' Royal Dutch syndicate were lvei
concessions in newly-discovered fields
of northern Greece. The grant r
believed to lie most valuable. "
Reported by Major Lee Moorhoune,
official weather observer. The ruin
Rainfall, .05 inches.
Wed need ay
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