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iTHE EAST OREGQNIAN IS THE ONLY INLAND EMPIRE NEWSPAPER GIVING ITS READERS THE BENEFIT OF DAILY TELEGRAPHIC NEWS REPORTS FROM BOTH THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED
Number of copies printed of yesterday's
This nnt ( m. nmhff of find audited
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gnn' sgreatest newspaper and a
selling force gives to the advertiser
ovrr twice the guaranteed psid circu
lation In Pendleton and I mtlll otiun
ty of any other newspspor. . ,
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CITY OFFICIAL PAPEH
DMLY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARY 7, 1921.
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TEMPLATES INVASION OF RUHR VALLEY
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I II DIVIDED
OVER PEACE IS
One Faction of Revolutionary
Force Wants Fighting to
End, Others Realize Britain
, Has Upper Hand in Struggle.
MARK DUBLIN WARFARE1
Supposed Chief of Revolution
ary Forces on Streets of City
Where He Might Easily be
Taken by "Enemy."
lNiX!f, Jan. 7. ,'A. I'.) Dp Vh-
WRITER S VIEW
lora Is reported to have )-n Invited to
I.omlnn to confer with I. loyd -George,
say the Westminister Gur.etta. Father
O'Flanagan, vice president of the
"Irish republic" Is expected to nrrlve
today In connection with the new
DUBLIN", Jan. T. (Copyright by
United Press. Evldenre of a grow
ing Inclination to achieve peace wldi
Britain In found unions Irish leaders
here. The "left wind-1 of the Hlnn
Feiner la demanding a flu lit to the
, finish, but other faction ure begin
ning to realize tho government can
meet terror with terror nnd with the
resource of the empire crush and mn
terlally Impnveriah the land. Dublin
has escaped much of the grief that
has vialted other sections, notably
that about Cork. An observer finds
the, uaual laughing crowds on the
streets. Men, women and youths seek
amusement aa before. A turreted ar
mored car roars down the street,
shunting: traffic to the curb, street
crowds (retting- a glimpse of khukl as
the machine speeds on. "Well, they
ought to get there at that rate,." com-,
men's someone In the crowd and life
flows on again as usual.
Peace talk from the two camps is
contradictory. Representatives on
both sides want It; they want It on
their own terms. Oovernment repre
sentatives declare they are hopeful of'
a quick peace. Sinn feiner Bre equal
ly confident It will come only when
the Irish government hns been recog.
nlied. Meanwhile, civil wnr" of the
most peculiar conditions obtains.
"President" Do Vslera Is hiding In
Dublin. Vice-president Griffith Is
confined to Mount Joy prison, Dublin,
' but Is freely receiving visitors. Michael
Collins, popularly supposed to lie
commander-in-chief of the republican
forces, Ls almost daily in the Dublin
streets, riding the trams and watching
the activities of the military who could
share In a reward of ten thousnadand
4 share In a reward of ten thousand
pounds for his capture. These para
doxus are reflected In the dally life
of the Irish and "The round-about
negotiations with the British.
HELD HERE YESTERDAY
The Kingdom Conference, held yes
terday afternoon nt the Unptlst
church as one of 19 conferences held
in the state, was well attended. Min
isters In charge were Rev. W. II. Cox.
local pastor; Dr. S. J Reld, Rev. J.
C. Andrews and Dr. A. M. Petty, out-of-town
The conference was itn educational
one nnd among the topics discussed
were the following; "Our I'nflnlshed
Task," "Evangelistic Value of the New
World Movement," "Splritim! Signifi
cances of the New-1 World Movement,"
and "The Pre-eminent Christ."
A stereoptlcan lecture was a part of
the program last evening nnd was used
to Impress upon the audience the
need for work Along religious lines.
Bone services were held nt each ses
sion. DRY LAW ENFORCEMENT
WASHINGTON", Jan. ". (U. P.I
A motion of Hepresenttnive Gftlllvnn
to limit the appropriation for enforce
ment of national prohlbltloh durlns
the next fiscal year to two hundred
thousand was defeated, 1(1" to 25, by
the house shortly before It passed the
sundry civil appropriation bill, enrry
!n 2! millions. As passed. tn.O0i
will be available for prohibition en
forcements. The house reinstated the
provision allowing the shipping board
10,01)0.01)0 to enable It to continue the
operation of Its vessels during the next
i.vrtn r:KTK 250 VOTKS.
WASHINGTON an, 7. U. P.) situation tor 19.'", ny a local rmanciai , ewes anu young siock nave oeen lorceo
A net gain of 27 votes for Henry! Institution. . in this section, It Is said. This rondl-
Ford over I'nited States Senntor New-1 Oregon's 1 920 wool clip was estlmnt-1 tion Is not true for tho entire state,
"berry was shown In the record to dnto '' t- " been 13.000.000 pounds by however. Increased nctlvlty both in
of the votes under the auspices of the tho authority who complied tho figures fine nnd coarse wools for I9:'l is pre
eennte elections committee. for the bunk. If his estimate of the dieted.
U. S. THAT GERMANY'S
DELAY IS RESENTED
WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, (A. P.)
Fiance Informally Informed the United
States of a conlemplaled invasion of
the liuhr valley because of an alleged
failure of Germany to effect disarma
TWO CENT DECLINE IN MARCH
WHEAT TODAY; CLOSING PRICE
WAS $1.72; MAY
Wheat showed a decllno today In
Ihe Chlingn grain market, the March
wheat cloHlng ot $1.2, or two cents
lower than yesterday's closing mark.
while I lie .May cereal closed at $1.65,
two nnd a half cents lower than yes
terday's closing. March wheat opened
at $1.7:' and May at $1.68. follow
ing are Ihe quotations received by
Overbeck & Cooke, local brokers:
Open High Low Close
Mar. 1.72 1.7S 1.70 1.72
day l.fiC 1.66 1.(2 l.B
May .",: .13 .74 V4
July .74 ti .76 ,H ,7S',4
May .44 .4x?j, .4S
July .47"i .4 .47 .4H
May 1.4ft 1.49'4 1.47 U'.IU
Tendon, S.A9. 3.64 Vi.
Berlin. .0141, .01.18V4.
LONG GEORGE" FRANCIS MEETS
' TRAGIC END IN MONTANA: HE
With a thrust of a dagger Into
his own heart, George Francis,
known to Round-Cp followers as
"l.ong George," recently brought
to a highly dramatic end a rather
dramatic life. Krancs had drag
ged his injured body ft mile
through snow and ut a tempera
ture of 2(1 degrees below jtero tow
urd civilization In hopes of re
ceiving aid for a broken leg
when the pain and cold finally
erased him and caused him to
draw the knife that ended his
h'tancls drove his automobile
over a precipitous rllff while en
route a few days ago to Havre,
Mont. He was alone. The crash
LONDON, Jan. 7. (A. P.) Major
General Sig George J. Younghushund.'
keeper of the jewel house of the
Tower of London, In which the crown
Jewels are stored, spcuking today con
cerning tho recent discovery of a plot
to blow up'the jewel house, said:
"Well, they would get It In the neck
if they ever made such an attempt."
Ho expressed the belief that It was
virtually Impossible for any such at
tempt to succeed, as the jewel house
had been made secure in recent years
and wus constantly guarded.
It Is suld documents recently found
containing Instructions to Sinn Fol it
ers In London to blow up the jewel
house with -bombs ordered that tliey
"take as little life ns possible."
OREGON WOOLMEN STILL
HOLD 85 PER CENT OF
THEIR LAST YEAR CLIP
Ten percent of Oregon's wool cro
It; still In the hands of the growers, 15
nercerd of the crop has been sold nnd
tho remaining 75 percent hns been
consigned to warehouses st wool cen
ters, awaiting a market. This resume
of the wool situation in Oregon, with
f.-.i to the 19'JO crop, wns sent
.recently to the federal reserve bank.nt
'an Francisco In answer to a request
for Information on the Oregon wool
ment. District American officials are
reported to regard such action as in-
'Z'T r Lotion
of Its uttltllile.
(I'Voni Overbeck & Cooke Co.)
Wheat Ktarteil lower and declined
sharply under the pressure of local
selling inspired by the belief that
short covering yesterday was quite
thorough. The decline disclosed an
oversold condition und the rebound
was rapid with news in general show
ing a decided turn in favor of higher
prices. Not the least important was
the improvement noted In theVlomes
tic milling demand. wHich Is under
stood resulted in the withdrawal of
a Rood sized amount out ofslore here
for delivery to various milling Inter
ests, stocks in Chicago ant small
enough as it is. und such proceedings
(uunot (five much comfort to shorts
in the March delivery. An export de
mand ulso developed ut the decline
and sales up to the close were placed
at 1.0(10,(100 bushels. This wus con
trary to expectations for the afore
mentioned reasons which developed
within the past few days, we have
seen fit to alter our opiniun and be
lieve a higher market will be wit
nessed for the time being.
broke his leg. In the killing cold
and far from habitation, he began
the grim fight against death, en
able to go the distance to aid,
A red trail In the snow told the
dranial'c story to persons who
found his body with the fatal
knife beside It.
Francis had once been convict
ed and sentenced to prison in
Montana for horse stealing. He
hid out in the mountains for IS
'months and never was brought in
to serve his time. In hy-gone
years he brought re:ay strings to
Round-Crs where he performed.
News of his unusual end was re
ce'ved here a doy or two ago by
Maurice 11. Hilt, of Athenn.
ETHERIDGE TO EXPLAIN
roim.ANn. jun. 7. a. p.)
Etherise will Rive a complete account
of his part in the affairs of Morris
Prothera, Inc., without asking immu
nity, Harrison Allen, atorney for th
receiver, tuU he was informed ny
iu tti:k nun: Mttfc'.s.
rOKTl.Al, Jan. 7. (A. P.)
Livestock und eggs steady: butter 4
Herd grade, wholesale
x)i i:i5s with kaiix
MA1IIOX. Jan. 7 (A. J'.) Hard
ing conferred with Chairman Kahn, of
the house military committee on nrm,v
reorganization and genera) prepared
outright sales Is correct, only 1 ,950,1)00
pounds have been sold
There Is no woo! market and neither
buyers nor sellers are In the market.
There has been no price established,
the report 'says, except in the vases
where there was forced linuidntion.
In this regard, prices obtained were
from -Hi to 5 per cent under the
figures paid for the 1!U9 clip.
Despite the sltuutlon, no sales of
Families Arriving in Rio Grande
valley I old to move But
Drastic Action Awaits Arri
val of California Man.
LEGISLATURE MAY TAKE
ACTION AGAINST ALIENS
California Senate Adopts Me
monal Urging American Gov
ernment to Make No Treaty!
Conflicting With New Law.
IIAP.I.INC.KN. Tex., Jan. 7.(C.
I1.) Anti-Japanese agitation lias
reached u critical point in the l:lo
Grande valley. The arrival of two
families of orientals with the purpose j
of settling on land they claim they j
purchased from a Japanese land man j
in California precipitated the crisis'
The "invaders" were ordered ',o move
immediately upon arrival by a citizens
committee, headed by American le
gion men, but later were allowed to
remain pending the arrival of nn
agent from California. Representa
tive liledsoe said he will Introduce
anti-Japanese legislation in the state
No New Treaty.
SACRAMENTO, Jan. 7. Resolu
tion memorulizing the United States
senate not to negotiate a treaty with
Japan that would invalidate the Cali
fornia alien land law, passed at No
vember election, passed the state sen
The announcement which has been
made by the American Legion that
the I-adies Columbia Symphony Or
chestra will appear In thi:i city i)'t
Wednesday,. January 1 ha.s aroused
considerable interest among musio
lovers und theatre pitrons. This at
traction is one of the most unique or
chestras that has ever appeared in
the I'nited Ftatea or I'.nn l'. It has
ia woman coudj'-'or. Mme. 1 runc-es
Knight, a very lisihiinshcd imidcl
if.n, and the entire personnel of the
orchestra is made up of gifted young
Their progrin is a paiticolai'y
happy and veciw'le one and Int-h-dc::
vocal selections In Kathonn M:n
mon.s soprano, ,'oir. solo dances h;"
Miss Dorothy M.iv Volkoy, ranging
from the Russian nall.'t tj loe dune.
ing. Each dance s given in lifi' ;re.it I
costume with full oivhestnU
The orchestra t.'i't! in their own
private sleeper an i are nuking their
first trans-continental tour, achiev
uiR, splendid success ut all points.
The'r complete program will he j
published shortly, meanwhile their I
appearance is eagerly anticipate) by
our music lovers.
12 TRUE BILLS ARE
Twelve true bills were returned to
day by the grand jury in n prelimi
nary report, prior to the expected ad
journment late this afternoon. Six of
the Indictments were made
while six are secret, pending the ar
rest of the persons indicted. No re
port was turned in w.th regard to the
Investigation of conditions in ihe
county juil during examination of the
five prisoners in the jail break of
Three men charged with obtaining
money by false pretenses were in
dicted. James H. Coplen, a bro
ther of the l,os Anselts millionaire.
HAS MM CONDUCTOR OREGON EDilSlfL. .ALL EUROPE MOVING "
J. P. -coplen. was one 01 tliose inuiei-i(it
ed. The others were Hurry Thomas
and Edgar Kitzpatrick.
George McKlroy and C. J. llrown,
who stole $100 entrusteilto them tor sklkc ,,,(i.,r f the Milton Eacrle, out Mr Wallis reminded the committee
a fellow prisoner, J. it. Parker. wereth ,,, , h.n ced for advertising and "that not a mother s son who went to
.ndicted jointly for larceny by baiike. ,,,,,,,-im;. "Kxistlng Conditions in 150 'war in Kurope was allowed to return
Jack Walton nnd J. W. Oonoltue. j (,rcgon Newspaper Offices" ill be ' until he had taken a bath in strongest
who stole 1100 entrusted to them for l!lc, N,,i1et-t of a paper by Klbert ltede. , dMrfec'nnts and his clothes had been
Campbell's Hermiston store, were 1 c .n -i- ,r ;ho Cottage Grove Sentinel, cleansed."
so Indicted. The sixth public indict-I. vi,hl . .Wussion hv 1-:. A. Koen, of
ment was returned against Charles j-r,,, phtllcs i ihserver. Saturday noon
l-afierty. He is charged with assault tlu, minors will be 'guests of the nni
ind battery on Frank Sloan, ut Stan- j vt,r ,,, luncheon at Hendricks
field. Sonic of the other indicted ure :;iaii.
expected l(T be arrested In short time. ; ,
- I TO SITTI.K I PA'S TUOVItl.K
WANT PIlICi: PUOHF.1) HAVANA. Jin. 7 (1. 1M-Un
WASHINGTON, Jan. ;. (A. P.I completely friendly terms wth the O'l-
Klidence as to coal prices paid by the
war department in r.i.-u was trans-. mcstigating the rormMie s irounien I Arguments were begun hv the su-m'lt.-rt
to the department of Justice ttP;,neial and political affairs. Theircme court In the "invested capital
with recommendation for action, i,.pirtl, 0f the general's stay is proh-;e" involving the oucstUm as to
Chairman Caldsr, of the senate com- lemntlcal, but his initial conference w hether the government shall be
inlttee on reconstruction, informed the wilh president Menm-al indicated it compel!. , ti return hundreds of mil-
I K JpK ft A 6 Qrv. ;
- v 'f
c tr i'
f 4 . ' -f V" we' j
Miss Jean Reuer. daughter of Dr. I). N. Reber of this city, and known on
the stage as Jean Riheria, is shown "rolling the gallopers'' in the above plcturt
furnished the East Oretonlan by the N. E. A. Service. .Miss Reber, now a
dancer with the Chicago grand opera company, is a devotee of "society dice,"
so-called because the little cuius are of moonstone or, agate with points inlaid
v.ith silver, platinum or pearl. How liny tltey are is shows above five of
them compared to ordinary poker dice. Chicago society people are said to
b down mi their knees shooting diie and Miss Reber has taken up the fdd
She was a charming feature of 'The Magic Melodv" last season in New
lork and her picture appe-sei in mssazine sections ot the papers of the me
tropolis. Her sister, .Miss Doris Retw, is talented also and is tudvin? voice
m Chicago, '
LEARN LATEST ANGLES
OF PAPER PUBLISHING
Proposed Code of Newspaper
Law, Advertising Costs and
Rates and Other Timely
Matter to Be Presented at
U. or 0.
CN1VERSITY F OREGON
gene, Jan. ".Announcement was
made today by Dean iic W. Allen of
the completed program for the annual
Oregon newspaper conference at the
university school of journalism Friday
and Saturday, January H and 15.
Friday morning. Col. Carle Abranis
of the Salem Statesman presiding, the
subject 'will be foreign advertising.
with papers by Charles W. Knglish. stop or restrict immigration would b(
manaser of the Heller Husiness llureau j enacted at this session,
of the Portland Ad Club, and John T. j The committee obviously was im
lieamish. advertising manager of the pressed with Commisisnner Wallis'
l aker Hern'd. Another feature of the ! statements as to the need for Inspec
mornlng will be papers by the rival Al-1 tion of aliens before leaving Kuropf
linny editors, Hnlph R. cronise of the
uemocrat, aim t.. M. iteugnn, or me : their arrival hero. He recommended
Herald, who will tell "How Albany Kthat facilities be established overseas
becoming a Hood Newspaier Town." fr SUt., inspection and declared 9C
Friday nftirnoon will he given ovet ,.r cent of the immigrants now ar
to "A proposed Code of Kewspape-iriving would he denied permission tc
Iiw," with a report of Dean Allen, ,;,( jt- ,i1PV were f x j n' cl at the ports
chairman of the code committee and !
mpcrs by Kdsar B. Piper, editor of the j system of examination in Europe
Orjsonian. and William li. Hale. dean.in,j ,ipon arrival. .Mr. Wall's said
of th I'r.ivoisity law school. The Ic- j would prevent an imminent flood of
g.-.l rate will also le fully discussed, 'there diseased in body and mind.
Al a l-.-iiK! let Krithiv eveuir.sr con-i
jf,,,.,.,,,,;, i.frieers for next year will be1
eleited and talks will be made by.
President P. I.. Campbell, Donald j. i
Purlins, manacinsr eciier of the ore
Ron Journal. Col. Geo. A. White,
it.jtttant general, C. K. Ingalls. pres
ident of the State Kditorial Associa
tion, si.d Ilean Allen.
"Advcm-lug and Printing Costs and
Prices" will be the subject for Satur
day mi l-u-ns. F. W. Smith, price ex
pert of tl e Porte PuWislimg Company
s.,( t .i1(,,, will tell "Ihe Story
, Co.l!llrv j nb'llsher." followed by i
j -vS ,.n. ltd bv it. W. Sawyer, editor
of lh ,. .. , R-metin. nnd N. J. Van-1
. government. Gen. Crowdcr began
would not be prolonged.
GIRL ADOPTS FAD.
TO UNITED STATES
Coimaissioner Wallis Gives
Facts Showing Need of
Careful Inspection With
View to Safeguarding Coun
WASHINGTON, Jan. 7. (A. P. )
Testimony by Commissioner Wallis of
the Ellis Island immigration station,
that Burope'was "literally moving to
the I'nited Ptaes' and that a "flood"
of aliens imminent, still left member
of the senate immigration commute
doubtful as to action on the Johnson
hill prohibiting immigration for one
jyear. Several members expressed
; doubt as to whether am- measures ti
;;ind fr more rigid examination after j
nf embarkation by American officials. I
"Fortunately." be, added "stecm-
ships can bring only 1. 3 mi, mm a year
It is the limited transportation facili
, ties and increased examinations that
1 we will get the best protection."
He declared reports of the publir
-health service indicated eastern Eu
rope today "is in the grip of four epi
! demies typhus. t.phoid, dysentery
The war has undermined the health
of those countries and their emigrants
are "dangerous to the public health of
the I'nited States," he added.
'Ve- tlie-'e pe-ple c-nie here ttn-e'e-iiised
and diseased " he added.
"One of the greatest troubles we have
... vn 'sland is getting rid of their
tax nr.nvrr iwoi.vr.n.
WASHINGTON. ,la,l, T (A. P.I
lions paid in income tuxes.
PROVE RIGHT OF
National Chairman Says Party
Will Stand for Constructive
Program Which it Will be
Glad to Have G. 0. P. Steal.
MERELY VOTING "NO''
NO VALUE TO NATION
Campaign Chief Advises Party
to Draw Line Sharply Be
tween Aggressive, Creative
Forces and Standpatism.
COLl'MBi:. Jan. T. (Copyright by
Tnited Press.) The ailing democratic
larty must prove its right to future
life through a constructive program
"which It will be glad If the fepub
icans will steal and make their own."
ieorge White, chairman of the demo- 1
file national commit ee, declared
here in a Jackson Day announcement
"f plans for the next few years. "It
would never do for u to be merely a
Party of opposition." White said. "An
opposition which satisfies Its con
science by saying 'no when a vote- Is
aken dries not help the country."
The mooted ouestlon of democratic
leadership and the size of the normal
democratic vote will be answered
hrough following a policy of "states
manship." White said. "We ought to
draw the line on every possible occa
sion between the caustic, aggressively
creative element In the country and
the stand-pat, hold-fast, non-moving
IN MONTff IS BELIEF
WASHINGTON', Jan. 7. (II. P.) -
Final arguments on the appeal '' of
'Vnator Newberry and sixteen others
from conviction in the charge of ille-
sal expenditures in the Michigan sert
atorial campaign. In 1918. were heard
in the supreme court. It Is expected '
the case -will be taken under advise
ment nnd a decision rendered In about -
. GET MUCH WHISKEY
NEW YORK, Jan. ?. (U. P.Y
Bootlegger rings .In Xew York hava
managed to draw from bond mora
than a hundred million dollars worth
if liquor through forgery and bribery.
according to the, special intelligence,
unit of the International revenue bur-
au. Bench warrants were issued for
wo agents of the prohibition directors
fftce it was announced.
LIKEWISE THE PRICE
HAS BEEN STRETCHED
WASHINGTON. Jan. T. A. P.)
Hearings on a national forestry pro
gram bill calling for the exoenditura of
eleven million annually for the pro-
taction and development of forests,
began before the sub-committee on
tppropriations. Newspaper publish
ers, paper manufacturers, lumber and
wood using Industries are represented.
It. S. Kellogg, secretary of the news
print service burenu. said the news
print produced in the I'nited States
tnd Canada-this year If put In a roll
seventy three inches wide would wind
hirteen million miles. .
Reported by Major Le Moorhouse,
official weather observer.
Barometer, 29.92. '
Precipitation, .115 of an fnch.