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THE EAST OREGONIAN IS THE ONLY INLAND EMPIRE NEWSPAPER GIVING ITS READERS THE BENEFIT OF DAILY TELEGRAPHIC NEWS REPORTS FROM BOTH THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS
Tha Kant Oret-onlan 1 tfssforn Ora
;on' sgrtat rmwapapT and a
selling force glva to lha advsrilser
over twice the guaranteed Pid
latlon In Pendleton ami l-matitla who
ty of Roy other newspaper.
Number of copiM ortntad of yesterday's
Thl( paper la a member of and audited
by the Audit Uureau of Circulation.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
CITY OFFICIAL PAPES
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 19, 1921.
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STEP UP MEN! YOU'RE NEXT!
TO CHH LABOR
Trade Unionists Are Mobilizing
to Fight Plot of Manufactur
ers to Establish .Unemploy
ment and Distrust of A. F.
of L '
EMPLOYERS WOULD FORCE
WAGES DOWN BY CRAFT
Scheme is to Rob Workers Dur
ing Lay-offs of Their Meagre
Savings, Labor Will Oppose
Move to Finish.
CHICAGO, Jan. 19, (U. I'.) Con
spiracy of employer to unman union
Um to the cause of Jobless legions In
the nation, liberal trade unionist lead
era of the middle went charged. I-a-bor
haa moblllxed to fight what it call
plot of the manufacturers to wreck
unlonlam by creatine an artificial un
employment situation. A campaign
fcr extinction of the union has been
c'osely linked with an open drive
Against the "closed hop" by niachina
Uona of lending manufacturers, the
labor leaders claimed. "The unem
ployment situation In manufactured by
labor-bultlng employers for the pur
jaise of forcing down wanes. Increas
ing hours of work and smashing the
unions." said Itobert Buck, who, with
John KiUpatrlck and Z. V. Foster,
dominates liberal labor of the middle
west. "The purpose of this." he said.
"Is to rob the workers durinic lay-offs!
of what meager savings they have,
lower their wages, destroy their faith
In the unions and then wipe the labor
movement In the t'nlted Btates off the
map entirely. The Insidious ao-calie
open-sliop' campaign Is coupled with
this open drive on wages by shutdowns
and Inyoffs." Muck called on all
fortes of lnbor to unite "to fight to a
finish capital's attempt to kill union
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5 MAL TRlCK BANDITS
CAPTURED AFTER GUN
BATTLE IN CHICAGO
CHICAGO, Jan. 19. (U. P.) After a gun battle in the
fashionable Hyde Park re.sidential section here, the five men
suspected of the mail pouch robbery at the Union station yester
day, have been arrested. The leader of the alleged bandits saw
(he police approaching and shouted a warning to his compan
ions, lhey ran down an alley and opened fire upon the of fi
vers. The men were captured after their ammunition was ex-
WILL COME BACK IS
! VIEW OF DESIGNERS
Now Ik tho time i-r all mere men to stand toire'.hcr. For the Indies h;iv e decidd that In 1922 granddad,' fath
er, grown up brother and little Willi e ahull wear "Buster Hrown" tres.sis. WanhiiiKton society haa carried the
bobbing erase, to the limit ho far n'W omen are concerned. Not only the Dapper and the debutante, but mother
and snow-haired grandma have followed unit. " Three Washington heau'i es shown here wearing the last words
In bobs are (left to rlnht) Mine. lliy !:m, wife of Colonel Vahlemlr S. Hit rban of the Czecho-Slovakian legation;
Mirs Zlllu McDougiill, debutante, and Miss Anna Hamlin, a debutante o t last season.
RITNER' FIGURES IN SENATE DEBATE
CHURCH GETS DATA ON
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I'.J The emergehc tariff bill
was made unfinished business by
the senate after the democratic
filibuster had liiNied more thun
a day. It will t debated to
Who goes to church In Pendleton T
The Presbyterian church Is nearing
the completion of a survey which will
answer this question. Thirty mem
bers of the church have for the past
three weeks been visiting Pendleton
homes and making Inquiries reSfirdlng
various church affiliations.
Those In charge ascertain the num
ber of adults and children In each
home, the church members and the
Sunday school members. If members
of the household - attend - ; neither
church nor Sunday school, trie pref
erence of adults and children Is listed.
The work It being carried on syste
matically Id each voting precinct, with.
W. W. Oreen, P. J. liegeman, A. C.
Funk and Clarence Penland In general
When the survey Is completed, the
cards used will be sorted according to
ehurch denomination and will lie turn
ed over to th pastors of the various
churches! It Is the aim of the Pres
byterian church to sceure an accurate
directory for Ita own use and the use
of other churches of the city.
ISA I, KM, Jan. lft (A. P.) The
j somite today unanimously voted lo re
j consider the Upton resolution provid
ing for the appoint rwnt of a special
J oommltlf'6 to consider bills relating to
re.lltttr.ctJiiK Blatn which wuu o
' ft'ated yoptorday. 1 'resilient Ititnvr
asked Senator Karrell to take the
; av 1 ami made the motion for recon-
I H'.der.ition. It wan ernnded by Laeh- 1
immd and Thomas who were iihjhI hit-
tt-r yeHterday In tlenounclnyr th reo
Iption, 'I'itjK-'iecUred th-ii inv noi of
a Keinlment that the battle yt-merday f
viiih a reflection on Kltner they want
ed a reconsideration. Senatorn I-ach-
j muml, Thomai and Joseph fsald j.it-
tier had been entirely fair and Impar
; tial and dinelaimed any Intention to
I inflect upon him. The resolution was
I made a Hpeciai order for 2:3ft tomorrow.
WiLL BE DEBATED "
BY SENATE TOMORROW
SAtiEM, Jan, 19 (V. P.)
Acting upon a complaint of the
ahi)pers of Central Oregon,
Public Service Commissioner
Corey Instituted an informal In
vestigation of alleged discrimin
ating in freight rates aaa.nst
Ccntriil Orewon territory.
Mrs. Louis L. Peete Alleged to
Have Committed the Crime
is Brought to Bar of Justice
in Los Angeles Court.
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19. (A. P.)
A stampede of over a thousand over
whelmed the deputy sheriffs at the
opening trial of Mrs. Louise L. Peete,
charged with the murder of Jacos
Charles Denton. The police were call
ed to disperse the crowd.
History of Case
LOS ANGELES, Cat., Jan. 19.
James Charles Denton, well-to-do min
ing promoter disappeared June 2, 1920
and on September 23 following detec
tives found his- body under a pile of
dirt In a boarded In enclosure of the
basement of his home here, near the
center of an exclusive residence dis
trict. Mrs. R. C. Peete,-who rented
the house from Denton for a time,
later was arrested and chaiged with
Denton has been married twice. His
first wife and dauphter, aad 10 live In
CHICAGO, Jan. 19. (IT. P.)
The light-fitting semi-military
coat for men will be displaced
by the mtre loosely cut coat worn
before the war, delegates at-
tending the annual convention
of the merchant tailor designers
association here said. Spring.
prices will be maintained at the
existing level, the delegates said,
which is about J20 to J25 lower
per suit compared with lajit
A miniature gold football, bearinj?
the name of the player, his position
on the team and the words "Cham
pionship of Eastern Oregon' was pre
sented to each member of the Pendle-
! ton high school, 1920 football team
i and to Coach Richard Hanley by the
j Pendleton Rotary Club, at their noon
( luncheon today. The learn and coach
j were geusts of hrmur and the presen
j tatioti was made by Rev. George I
PORTLAND, Jan. 19. (A. P.) J.
T. Crane, 72, is under arrest charged
with inflicting a bullet wound In thu
right breast of Mrs. C. T. Crane, his
daughter-in-law, during n cjuairel. She
Identified him at the hospital as the
man who shot her. lie dented firing (thus eliminating
SAI.KM. Jan. 19. (I-. P.) Lynn
introduced a bill In the lioue refund
ing five dollars each to 1232 auto
mobflu rnt rrbants who were licensed
under a law which the supreme court
Mncwis llriigx ltel'ef.
A sinh of relief went up In the leg
Isiature from everybody except the
poten ial congressmen from the first
district when word came that the na
tional house of representatives bad
voted not to Increase Its membership,
the necessity of re-
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Phoenix, Ariz. Denton's second wire , Jena Terjeson, c.ip;a:n, responded,
died early in 1S2H. Soon after her ' and presented to Coach Har.ley an In
ueath he advertised his home! :ar. rent-i din rone as a 't from the fnjn. "r"s
and Sirs. Peete, leased the place with j boys who received the little emblem?
the understanding that Denton should Jare Jens Terjeson, Myron Hanley. Wil
retain a room for his own use. Sheliam Kramer, Kenneth Stendal, Har
occupied the house until August. 9 j old Gocdecke, Clayton Rogers, Lee
when she sub-leased it and moved to (Temple Shirley Hevel. Charles Cahill,
Denvr. J Blaine Kennedy, Lawrence Warner,
Peteen June 2 and August 19, tha-' Kichard Lawrence, Perry Davis,
GREEN LICENSE PLATES
Indiscriminate selling of small arms
This edict went faith this morning
from the office of District Attorney K.
1. Keator as a result of the almost
universal carrying of concealed wea
pons by men who have been arrested
by city and county peace officers of
late. Few of tha men hearing small
arms have the authority to doso. the
attorney Indicated, and this Is due, he
says, to the disregard of the state law
by pVrsona selling pistols and revol
vers. "Pistols, revolvers and automatics
must not be sold to any person who
does not present a permit,1' Deputy
District Attorney C. Hnndall quoted
. from the state laws. "These permits
to purchase small flro arms may be ob
. tnined by responsible parties from the
Justice of the peace In his precinct, or,
in Pendleton, from the city record
"A dealer who does not require tno
.milt la violating the law. A deal
er who dors not report the sale
A green auto license plate must bo
displnved by all drivers In Umatilla
county on and after Jan. 2, the dis- J
trlct attorney's office today announc
ed. The secretary of state, In a letter
received today, said that his office
would be caught up with the shipment
of 1921 license plates by Jan. 26 and
that officers thereafter should arrest
all who do not show the new plates.
Leniency has been granted persons
without tho new licenses thus far ow
ing to the annual rush In the secre
tary's office. Despite the fact that
some apply for their new numbers as
early as October,' the bulk allow the
new year to roll around before attend
ing to the matter.
i districting Oreeon for congressional
I purposes. The legislature Is going to
j have trouble enough shifting the lee-
islatlve map in this state without both
j Vrins about a new concessional bail-
To Confer .on Japs,
i SALEXL Jan. 19. (A. 1'.) Repre
j sensitive Sheldon of Jackson county,
i Is preparing a resolution calling a con-
j ference of committees from the Ore
. son, Idaho and Washington Icglsla
I lures on the Japanese problem,
j To I'iXtcnil ScKsion.
I SAI.KM, Jan. 19. (A. P.) Sena
It ors Smith, Ebcrburdt and Parr in-
trod,uced a joint resolution proposing
to again submit to the people the ex
tension of the legislative ueasion from
40 to , tin days. The senate passed un
animously over the morning vi to tin
special session bill extending further
protection to surety companies. -
The senate pjusscd a bill mnl'lni? the
presentation of a bill of sale known to
contain ii false statement as punish
able as obtaining money under false
The bouse resolutions tommittce re
ported adversely a resolution ivppro-
prlating f2!, )"(() for'bron.e busts of
Jason Lee and Dr. John Mul jinghlln.
j 'PORTLAND, .Tan. 19. (A. P.)
j Police are combing the region In
j which 'Shadow" had a gun fight with
the officers, believing he was wounded
j and died In the thicket.
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district attorney, Thomas Lee Wool
nine, charged, Mrs. Peete disposed of
clothing belonging to Denton and,
through a freind, pawned a diamond
ring of his and also turned over his
I HIGH HEELED SHOES TO
! BE FORBIDDEN IN UTAH
l"or Old Oregon Trail.
SAI.KM, Jan. - IS. (A. P.l The
eastern Or egon delegation appeared
before the state highway commission
today urging that attention be Riven
the old Oregon trail.
NKW YOUK, Jan. 19. (P. P.)
The mitlon picture Industry has en
gaged In tho greatest fight of Its his
tory against statu censorship and
Sunday closing laws, Vertsorshlp bills
have eithejr been or will be Introduced
In 'thirty states, while movies are In
cluded In the "blue law" measures In,
a doten states which contemplate eli
mination of all Sunday, recreations
and snorts. The film people have nc-
of copied what they regard as a decla-
siiinll arms to tho sheriff Immediately, I ration of war und are currying out
la violating the law. Tills office wlll'un organized campaign
i,-,.uoi oiiv and all cases coming, tlon of the national
to its notice where any of these pro-j motion picture producers. According
visions Is violated. l' some members of tho association
"The state law even prohibits the the campaign muy cost as high as
d'splny of small arms for Bale. A250,umi.
dealer may have them In stock for snle '
but pistols and their kind must not tie AILANMU rLttl UNI lb
displayed either In the show winnows.
or :now rases. .
SCENE OF BAD FIRE
SALT LAKE CITY, L'tah., Jan. 9.
The bill to prohhit high heels in l'tah
which will probably be Introduced
within the nest few days, was made
public today at a meeting of women's
clubs who hcid a conference with leg
islators earlier In the day.
The person found w:th a pair of
such shoes in their possession is sub
ject to a fine of from J25 to $500 for
the first conviction and from $jH'0 to
1(100 for every additional offense, and
Imprisonment of from SO days to one
ear. under provisions of the bill.
The height of heels permitted is one
and a half inches.
Charles Snyder and Omar Atkinson.
U. ri Tucker, community service
worker, led the Rotarians and their
guests in the singing of several songs.
I among them the popular favorite.
automobile to a friend. It was also ' "Thipping Thlder" Through a Thraw."
charged that she cashed checks to ! i
whb-h h's name had been foigeil
Mrs. Peete returned to Los Angeles j
after Denton's body was found, declar
ing she was ready to tetl the district
attorney everything she knew about
the case. She expressed the belief that
Denton was killed by a relative of a
Spanish woman kho, she said, had
Mrs. Peete said she saw Denton
subsequent to June 2 and that he had
his rigjht arm in a s'.ing. He signed
berks with his left hand, she said,
and gave them to her to cash. He also
authorized her to sell his ring and
automobile she declared.
Declaring they were not satisfied
with the explanation members of the
district attorney's staff took the case
o the grand Jury which on October 27,
returned an indictment against Mrs.
Peete charging murder. She was tak
en to jail and her trial set for early in
I'p to this period Mrs. Peete had
five attorneys successively represent
ing her. Then it was announced she
v.as unable to pay the cost of prepar
ing her defense and W. J. Wood, pub
lic defender was assigned to handle
her case, and the trial was postponed
to January 19. In the meantime Mr.
Wood became superior judge and Tep
utp Public Defended. W. T. Agpeler be
came her attorney.
BE REQUIRED TO GO
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19. (V. P.)
Tho labor department has mailed a
notice to the attorneys for Donal
O'Callaghan, lord mayor of Cork, re
quiring O'Callaghan to surrender him
self to the Immigration inspector at
Norfolk. "This Is the first step in
carrying out the ruling of Secretary of
Labor Wilson that O'Callaghan is a
sailor and may remain in this country
only long enough to re-ship," said As
sistant chief Hampton of the immigra
hai;iin; to n.oi!ii
MAUION, Jan. 19. (A. P.) Sena
tor Harding is prepared for h's de
.,r. morrow for a six weeks stay
NiVGALE. Ariz., C-.tn, 19. (A. P.)
A band of Yatjul Indians haa resum-
TOLD BY PALMER
Attorney General Gives Data to
Senate Committee Showing
Vast Number . of Cases
Brought Under War Laws.
5720 convicTkms ;""
metted up to date
.Nearly 18,000 Cases All Told,
Brought by Government.
Against Violators in Connec
tion With War Offenses. i
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19. (A. P.)
A total of 17,903 prosecution have
been started under the wartime laws.
Attorney General Palmer told the sen
ate judiciary committee. Of these.
292 were disposed of otherwise than
by convictions. 520 resulted in convic
tions. 5720 resulted In conviction and
S259 are pending. Palmer said. Pal
mer was before the committee in. re
ply to a reuest for full information
concerning results of the operation of
the laws enacted as war measures. '
Palmer tabulated the cases unde?
the war laws as follows:
Draft law, 4512 convictions, 21(4
disposed of otherwise. SS46 pending.
Espionage act, 531 convictions, "l
otherwise disposed of, 315 pending.
Sabotage law, I convictions. 1 other
wise disposed of, four pending. (Ex
plosives act, convictions. 96, four dis
posed of otherwise, nine pending;,
trading with the enemy act, 6 convic
tions. 14 otherwise disposed of, 2
pending. I'nder the espionage act
there were 237 "penitentiary cases,"
Palmer said.' Of these, 133 are still
in prison, 104 have been released. .
The president pardoned or commut
ed the sentences of 139 persons and
130 applications are still pending..
FIRE LOSS FOR YEAR
SEATTLE, Jan. 19. (A. P.) Seat
tle suffered fire losses agareicatlnr
$1,397,358 during the year 1920. ac
cording lo computations by Fire Mar
shal Harry W. Rringhurst for his an
nual report to the mayor and clt
The largest loss of the year was In 1
connection with the burnina of the
Lincoln hotel Anril 7, the damage
amounting to $307,774. ( . ,
The total number of alarms was '
2ZH7. , i .
MUSJC COMPANY TONIGHT
JOIN PACIFIC TOMORROW
WOnrKSTKK, Muss.. Jan. 19.
(A. P.) IVstructlon of Worcester Is
threatened by one of the most disas
trous fires in New i:u,;Inml history.
Plro Chief Avery estimated the loiw
at - total of two millions, lie Kaiil
tfte conflagration was under control.
Nearly thirty fires broko out within a
milo of the city hull shortly after the
Knowles building, a ten-story office
structure, was discovered tn flames.
The police nro investigating
.that several of the fires wet-
cendiary origin. Others were started
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 19. Locked
for nearly six hours in a hermetically
sealed concrete and steel vault in tho
city ircamirer's office lust ' night, a
knowledge "of the Morse telegraph
code probably paved tho life of Ar
thur Henner. assistant city treasurer,
it became known today.
A mouse also locked in failed to
Premier entered the vault five niin
ntess before closing time yesterday,
bunting for a warrant. While be wa?
there, the big steel doors swung shut
lie shouted for help without attract
The Itphis went out automatically
,:is the doors shut. Premier Aas on a
balcony in the rear. He felt his way
down, pulled open every drawer and
piled the books on the floor to get the
maximum amount of air and then
slept for a while, with his face as near
the bottom of the door as. possible.
reports ) When he awoke his hand came in con-
of in-M:ict with a wooden slat, and rcmem
boi.ng that a night watchman there
TO PltOIti: HAITI (tH'ltW
WASIHNC.TOX, Jan. 19. (P. P.I
Senator Johnson Introduced a resolu
tion for an investigation by the sennte
foreign relntions committee of the Am
erican government's intervention in
the affairs of Haiti and Santo Domingo
and the use of American armed forces I tribal outbreak, but a band of trouble-
th"se countries. some young men.
The premier musical event of 'the
season, fhe Columbia Symphony Or
chestra, will be presented to a Pendle
ton audience tonight in the ir..n
theater at 8:15 o'clock, under the aus
pices of Pendleton Post, American Le
gion. The concert company consists
entirely of ladies, -with Jlme. Frances
Knight as conductor.
The' orchestra played last night at
I-ewiston, Idaho., before a packed
house and there, as elsewhere: their
work was reported to be of a high or-
cir. ihe seat sale here up to noon
today indicated that the m i...
of l'endleton had not realiied the Quai-
ity or the attraction and not nearly a
full house was assured.
Pendleton Post brings the orchestra
here at a large expense, amlng to alve
the same high standard of entertain
ment as It has given heretofore. The
public, however, has been slow to ap
preciate the talent presented and tta
support has on most occasions been
light. Despite losws on its other actl-i
vities. the post engaged the orchestra
for Pendleton when It was offered.
Vniied States Consul Francis " ""ner.ng me mus.
voi ruin luiomem idea in Pendleton.
ed the warpatlj and yesterday killed
three Mexican cowboys and looted at
Itanch (Tin Piedras, eight miles south
of truaymas, Sonera, according to offi
cial advices reaching the border last
Yaquis yesterday looted the towns
of Cocorit and La Dura, also south of
Guaymas. according to the advices.
I'oth towns are in the Yaqul valley.
b ng claimed by the Indians as their j
rightful home. No loss of life "was re- j
Dyer of Nogales, Sonera, said last
night It appeared not to be a general
COUNTY RO ADM ASTER TOLD TO
REDUCE FORCE UNTIL MORE
DEFINITE PROGRAM IS MADE
Reported by Major Lee Moorhoux.
eat Iter observer.
Vrenuent reDor of sales of pis
tola to persons who hnve no right o j PANAMA. Jan. 19. (A. P. Pulls 4rrtH to flee from their homes
carry concealed' weapons have come of the Atlantic fleet arrived at tho ter-1 .
tn the district attorney's officce. Due minus of the canal today. The plans! MAHUIT.
anch ense Is now In process of prose-1 provide a pass through to Join tho l u- poUTl-AND, Jan. 19.- (A.
cutun, 4 I c;fle fleet tomorrow. Uvctuvk, bulUr steady, ctts lu'in
by flying embers. Many people were i also could telegraph, he pounded out;
in "I i l.i. Un.l in
' "W 11 get help." came the answer! Viewers for the proposed M. P. Fos
' from the watchman, who Immediate-! ter road In Stage Fulch were appolnt
P. 1 iy telephoned for a man who knew tho ed by the court to work with the conn-
i vault's combination. J ty surveyor and roadmaster. They
Surplus help which has been car- nro V. T. Reeves and Harry Rogers ii
ried on the payroll ot the county road-j of the Sianfield vicinity. . ,j!
muster's-department over the slack Another measure .to cut down e-j i
: .son must go the county court to-1 pense was an order to dispense with .
day decreed. An order was entered the watchman at the couutv waro-ji;
,.n the uocket today directing L. j. , house. Any groceries that now may :;
Shannon, new roadmaster. to dispense: l, stond there are to be removed to
with all surplus emidoves under bis di-1 "'e county farm for keeping, the or
reetion until such time as a definite ,,PT says. j
road program can be shaved up and January 24 was fixed as the date fo
-.... i- ...... ka VA..i..v....i i desmnatlnir the official nailers of the
. V V It t ..'VI (t-cui.iv... -
j county. Inasmuch as I'matiila coun-
ty has more than lo eeu population,
two official papers are to be chosen.
Thoso having the largest circulation
within tho county are to be televwu.
or snow, .