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COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
CITY OFFICIAL PAPE2
1 DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, THURSDAY EVENING, JANUARY 20, 1921
STATE CHAN: fOF COMMERCE ENDORSED BILL LOOKING TO
FEDERAL AID REGARDING COLUMBIA BASIN POWER
BOND MIX-UP IS
New Ordinance Passed by
Council Provides for Bonds
in ArrnrH With Prntkinnc. nf .resolution proposing negotiations be
in Mccara wun rrovisions ui (wwn ..,, WaUlll 0l.eut Ilrit.
xi. . ; l i - a u
me uiy cnarier.
IN CITY DISCUSSED
New Rubbish Ordinance Con
templated; Audit of City!
Books up to Start of Present j
The ordinance authorizing-the Issu
ance of 12,2,000 In iiO-year, ( per cent
bonds for fire apparatus hiuI piny- I
grounds was declared llivulid, repeal-
eil mid replaced by an ordlnunce In I
conformity with the city charter, hint i
night at the weekly meeting of tho
city counlcl. The new bonds will have j
to be 20-30 year type, drawing 5 per
cent Interest. They will lie Issued n
aoon rm the advertisements can be
placed and biili received and accepted.
The bonds roled Hi the general elec
tion and purchased by Caratcns
Knrlea Co., of Portland, cannot be la
aued. The certified check of the com
pany, placed with the city recorder as
a Kuttrnntee of good faith, was ordered
returned to them following the action
of the council.
City's ilea llh A Problem
Pehdlelon'a health was the other
outstanding feature of a busy session.
Dr. F. K. Hoyden, new city physician,
appeared before tho' council to recom
tnend, ua had bin predecessor In bin
annual report, that Ihe tlsy take steps
to provide an,lolation hospital or suit
able building for the handling of con-.the
Deplorable conditions were pictured
by the physician. Smallpox is running
rampant In Pendlton and Its spread is
apparently unchecked, owing to the
lack of proper facilities for isolating
cases. It waa declared. In the crowded
condition of many houses, the main-
tenanco of an effective quarantine Is
declared almost Impossible.
A vote of confidence and of support
Wa given the physician by the coun
cil. A committee was also appointed
to work with him In retard to settle
ment of the Isolation hospital Idea.
Manuel Kriedly, Claud Penlund and
Robert Hlmpson were named on this
' An additional paid fireman for the
ed to the council, by the committee
which hud had In hit ihik-mkm'oh for n
Week, tho unniiul report of Chief W. K.
T? !tiir..).1 ITU. a. ,lni.i I,.h r -..t A
itiiinoiiii a mu atiutitoi vi 1110 dihic t
fire marshal's report on Pendleton and !
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of the chiefs annual reports were re- ;
.mmnrtn.i -n.i u..e .i ,
of adding a fireman was left In the
hands of tho finance committee.
Kxtenslon of the ordinance prohl- j
1'ii.iiik ruuuinu on mr pueu mreein in
the city to Include all streets was r-ulor ,,, Wlu)hinBton, charged that
uuested. The city attorney was order- '(jlfi international mercantile marine
ed to draw amnedmenU to the present j cora,lanv, tt American shipping corn
ordinances covering the point. The ronll-0Ung forty vessels leased
matter of posting notices on this mat- i r,.,(m ,,, H)l)iT1R )ol'ir,i, ,olmd by
Icr was left to the street committee j nn alrpOWCI1t cu,rcd into with the
with power to act. ! ltritih government Jn 1908 to pursue
The audit of Pendleton's city ac-..... nn,i.,.. inlm-lous to the Ilrltlsh
counts, which 'came up a week ago. I ,,.. nnr murlne or of liritish trade."
wna held over for another week for i-rcsldent Franklin of the Inlerna
ronslderatlon before taking action. ,;nil jiercntlle Marine, attacked the
The officials feel that the audit is nec- I jncs charges. To support his charge-,
essary but nrn not Inclined to hurry Jones aid an agent of the shipping
the matter without due consideration. '. ,card had named Andrews, formeiiv
Tho controversy over allowing I. U. i employed by the International Sler
Johnson to erect a wooden structure ' cantlle Marine, had opposed the es
on property within the ftre limits j tabllslnneiit of the American shipping
brought to the attention of the coun- ;
ell recently by C. H. Riidil, was not
settled lust night, tho fire committee
asking for an extension of time In j
w hich to decide on this. The commit- i
teo recommended that u permit be
Issued to Edwin E. Nelson trustee, for
Iho repair of the building which Is to
- house the Nye.Wurd Store on Main
street, ' ,
LONDON', Jan. 20. (IT. p.)"lm
portant documents" were seised In a
laid on Sinn Fein centers throughout
London early today. Scotland Yard
unnounced the search was made for
firms and ammunition, hut none whs
reported found. The. raid was one of
the most extensive In recent months,
The raid Is reported to hae been adjoining nieuth country. Caricatures
determined upon following rumors cf of "President" De Vnlera are used by
n widespread plot of property ileslruc- the crown forces in new warnings of
tiim. Tho police and secret agents property punishment. Posted on the
. visited homes and meeting places In doors in county Oalway are rarlca
TlnyKwater, Harnsbury, jnddlngtoii, tnres showing De Valera with blood
Htepney, Kastham and Hanwell. flushing from his mouth and ears anc.
- . revolvers pointed at both temples.
PORTLAND, Jun. 20. (A. P.) Itelow the heading was the warning:
Cattle steady, bog. lower $1 1.60. "Murderers Remove this card and
slicop slow, eggs, butter weak. Iho house (jogs up."
Instead of Original Proposal
for 50 Per Cent Reduction
Report Calls for Negotiati
ons With Two Powers.
WASHINGTON, Jun. 20. (A. P.)
J tie senate foreign relations com
mlttec reported favorable on Ilorah'H
aln and Jiipiin for reduction of naval
building. Ill lieu of I he original pro
posal that negopullons look to a re
duction of filly percent for five yearn,
jthe committee proposed the nogntl
j aliens provide such reductions as tun
j be agreed upon.
, T i Kvidcnce that new shoes offered for
Six Travelers Have Miraculous! salo here by Frank Kvans, George
Escape From Serious Injury H'"''"""'-'', " J"""'9 'v,7 Howe
f J ' jwere stolen from cars while in trun-
When Car Tangles in Barbed sit, today resulted in the tKsu.inee of
Wirp and Tiirrlg Ovpr ' wlUTnnU "," "f ,he v- 8 Marshal's
wire ana xurns uver. j ofnce , pnrlianiS fr t1Pi,. arrest. The
, ; men are all in custody In Pendleton,
Not so much an a scratch was re- i
celved by any of the six occupants of!
tho Pilot Rock stage this morning
when the machine while going up the
grade near Pendleton crashed from
tho road into a ditch, became entagled
with u barb wire fence and then
turned completely over. The accident
was due to faulty Mcering gear.
In the machine were Kanoho 8tuh
bleficld, who was driving the car to
Pilot Hock from Pendleton, J. D.
Kirk, of t'klah, Johnnie Utng and
three commercial travelers. The car
was badly wrecked, with damage done
to wheels, windshield, top, etc.. but
occupants had no difficulty tn ex-
jtrlcntlng theniselvea from the debris.
:a the 'machine landed right side up
, after Its acrobatic turn,
j Luggage owned by the passengers
suffered more Injury than did the men
themselves. . Mr. Kirk's suitcase was
badly battered and the top was partly
IN SALE OF VESSELS
WASHINGTON, Jan. 2I. i'A. P.)-
:V. ,h",,".n" b,r,J"h,,,".d "'.'l
; ly In anything It does in connection
jwlth the sales policy for government
: vessel now in force, Chairman Henson
. - . , 4 , ., . .l,.,..
nuu - lne association convention. 'The
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opport unltst may proclaim now Is the
time to get out of the shipping busi
ness," salil Pension, "this might be
.true If we wore not charged by law to
! establish a permanent merchant ma-
,., ,.. A,ri,.., riinr Snn
from New York to Knglund on
the ground It would Injure the liritish
lines. Franklin said "wo never hud a
man by that name," and asked for fur
ther Information. Jones then asked to
l.e excused saying he was compelled
to return-to tho senate.
!N IRISH BOMB ATTACK
111'HLIN, Jan. '2U. (P. . P.)
Light men and women were wounded
: In three bomb attacks directed at the
police Into last night and early today.
The military devised a "human
screen" following a sudden spurt of
fighting. A proclamation posted
throughout the city declared that
known "rebels" will be carried in
'every lorry patrolling Dublin or the
j J0NES CHARGES THAT
FIGHT -U. S. SHIPS
WASHINGTON', Jan. 20. ft'.
P.) Charge that an agent of
the Pniled States whipping board
has disapproved of the cstubllsh
ment of tho American. snip line
out of Newark, N. J., because "it
would Injure the business of the
liritish lilies railing out of New
York," ws made by Senator
Jones of Washington, In a speech
at the opening convention of the
National -Merchant Marine Asso
elation, lie ulso charged that
Ilrltlsh Interests conducted a de
liberate campaign to destrop the
American merchant marine.
ON FEDERAL CHARGE
bavlna been arrested last week bv the
sheriff's office, the Pendleton police j
and special agents for the ). V. R.
Ten pairs of shoes were found in
'Kvans' pitsseKsinn but his two com
panions had none of the goods on
them when arresied. Other evidence
found while the men were held a sec
ond time, however, led to their being
connected with the case. They wen;
i released by the local police utter their
first arrest because of lack of evidence
' hut instead of leaving
jthey remained and were
1 w. A deputy tnarsMal is cxpe
cime for the trio tonight or tomorrow
ond tube ,!hem to Portland.
Pour cartons, in which had been
contained a dnr.cn pairs of shnes each,
were found In a barn a mile and half
cast of Ricth. They bore the eddress
of a merchant in Ashland, Or?.
s'leciflc charge to h? placed against
the trio, It is believed, is larceny of
tjoods in Interstate commerce.
MONI-.V WPUOPKHLV PW
NKVV YORK. Jan. 2l. (A. P.) At
leas: a liiii.foc,.iiii Improperly paid
the shipbuilders :iy the shipping board
will be disclosed by an audit. Colonri
B. II. Abadie, formerly controller gen
eral of the board, told the Walsh con
gressional committee today. He charg
ed a "great many serious irregular
ities." In the dealings between" the
shipbuilding corporation and the gov
ernment. AYIl.l. T. K K XO AtTlOV.
TOl'KKA. Kas.. Jan. 20. No ac
tion pertaining to the Non-Purtisjin
league will be taken by the Kansas
Parmers I'nion . which opened Its
fourteenth annual convention here to
day, according to a statement made .
by II. Jl. Collins of Krie, president of j
the board of directors. j
f '1$- lUTLVE- ULJV ' . M BE BETTER TH AH 1
Cl, y Xsr
Has Personal Retinue of De
tectives Whose Sole Business
is to Guard Soviet Head
Against Poison Plots.
METHODS RIVAL THOSE
OF THE ANCIENT CZARS
All Focds Are Analyized and if
Impurity is Detected Serv
ants Are Made to Eat Before
Viands Go to Premier.
rtlOA. Jan. 20. d". P.) The life of
Nikolai Ix-nin Is In serious du'nger, ac
curdini; to all reports reaching here.
The latest Moscow report was that
Lenin, was lying ill, surrounded by
detectives, whose recautions agninst i
a poison plot outrival those of the
guards of the ancient Czars.
Lenin's guards a.re rcimrtcd to fol
low me practice in vegue nuring ine j
All foods are analyzed for
truces of portion, when their purity is
sunpected and the viands offered first
to the servants preparing them. If the
servants live, the premier may eat the
fenme preparation. Reports here indi
cated there was grave apprehension in
Moscow. Soviet leaders are reported
tr believe their regime will' be in ser
ious danger nhoiild Lenin die.
t n ii f i i'iriii:i' ;
larch wheat ilo.-icd at $1.69 today
ami .May wheat at 1.5 3-S, a decline
over yesterday's market, when March
gra'n clostd ut $1.72 3-8 nnit- .May at
Following are the quotations from
Overbeck : Cooke, local brokers:
Chki'KO nin Market.
' ' Wheat
.4 4 14
HiKft Txw t'lo;-e
$1 .73 '4 l.KS $1.69
-4 5 ls
London, 3.7ii. '
Merlin, .ut67';i. -Rome,
N. Y. Mfinoy, 7-jier cent.
THE ANNUAL SEED CATALOG.
EVANGELISTS CHARGE THAT
HE SAW CRAP GAME IN TEXAS
TOWN ON SUNDAY HAS KICKBACK
AFTER DREAMING OF
DEATH AGED MAN BUYS
COFFIN AND DEPARTS
REDDING, Cat, Jan. 20. (f.
P.) John Ijiwronce, 75, arose
yesterday following a night in
which h" dreamed a Vision of his
di-a.h. During the afternoon, he
we'll to the undertaker, selected
a catiket and returned home. He
died today. "I never nw Law
rence looking better than when
hi? cane to iny ;i!ace yesterday,"
tho undertaker said.
MOST COUNTY MONEY
Out of Total Cost of Nearly!
946.95 Was Devoted to Im
provement of Eoads.
Umatilla county's total expenses fur
the year 1920 wore $7,26Ti.72, ac
cording to a summary of expenditures,
completed today by the county clerk's
office. Of this amount $675,318.77
went for road and highways-and for
road bonding, the balance, or $12ii,
946.9,", went for the various depart
ment, of county government.
Expenditures on roads and high
ways within the county proper and
exclusive of the road bonding fund,
were $193, 872.57. The road bonding
measure caused the expenditure of
H,'9."4 4t'.i. These were by far the
largest items In the Cuimty buet.
tare of the poor, was the largest
sinule item of the administrative ey
pense. , It took $13. 043.43 to maintain
1 the county farm and the v -'mis char-
V illf-K fclt.'h liu U'iUniw' ,.n.,,r.nu
The circuit court cost more than
the opcraiiiin of the sheriff's office.
Expense of administering justke was
$12,469.81 and it was made particul
arly heavy by the numerous inured
trials conducted during the year.
There were teven men . tried in this
county fur murder, one of whom how
ever, was tried here on change of ven
ue form Grant county. The neigh
boring county later refunded to this
county the cost of that trial, $2303.25.
Detection of criminals, pay of the
sheriff and deputies, and other ex
penses of maintaining the office to
taled $11,9X0.21, or slightly under
$1000 a mouth. This is exclusive of
the man hunt and rewards, which cost
$765.12 and $1000 respectively. The
county stilt Has posted rewards to
taling 3250 which are In litigatien.
The primary and general elections
held during 1920 cost Umatilla county
$S3i3.21, the report showed. The
clerk is expecting that this item will
he the aim of persons opposing the
primary and favoring the return to
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Minister Jailed for Contempt of
Court When He' Refuses to
testify; Backers of Evange
list Gather for Prayer.
AMAHILU). Tex., Jan. iQ.(U. P.)
Ir'"?'- M,,rsan. Lw Starke, nationally
known evangelist of the Methodist
Episcopal church, was Jailed for con-
. tempt of court at Canyon Texas, as a
1 1 result of a statement, made while con-
ducting a revival that he saw a crap
'game in Canyon Sunday. Residents of
:ianymi. Jealous of the reputation of
j their village, had Starke eummoned
I before a court inquiry. He told the
j court that because no violation of law
j could be charged and aa only the spirit
j of the sabbath had been disregarded.
I he would not testify. He was there
fore held in contempt and sentenced
Reports from Canyon said feeling
was running high among citizens. A
great crowd of loyal supporters of
t Starke gathered at the Jail and prayed
(and sang hymns.
M'PHERSON DIED TODAY
Jime Ij,ll MpPiunm th liitieithe state chamber adopted a reeoiu-
elKht months old son of Mr. and Mrs.
Harvey G. Mcpherson, died last night
at. St. Anthony's hospital after a two
houcs illness. The child was suffer -
ing from a cold which developed into
pneumonia and proved fatal.
He was born May 21, 1920. and ,
would have been eight months old ,
tomorrw, the day.upon which the fun
eral will be held.
The services -will
take place at the Christian church,
with Rev. H. H. Hubbel), formerly of
the local church, now if Spokane, and
Rev. Ii. L. Bussebarger officiating.
Mr. and Mrs. McPherson's many
friends greatly regret the death of
their little son. The couple is well
known here, where Mr. Mcpherson is
vice-president of the Pendleton Cash
POI.ICF. AUK AMBUS10:i.
LONDON, Jan. 20. (A. P.) Four
civilians were killed and several black
and tan auxiliary police wounded in
County Galway, Ireland, according to
reports today. The fight ensued
when the block and tan patrol was am-
uusnea near ine city ot liatway.
STATE HOUSE BULLETINS
SALEM, Jan. 20. (U. P.) Confer- Two Itills Passed. '
ence of representatives and legislaturca I SALEM, Jan. 20. (U. p.) The
ot Oregon, Washington and Idaho pro. i senate passed two bills relating to spe
posed by a resolution of Representa-jcial instructions to grand juries, one
tive Sheldon was introduced in the relieving circuit jurges from deliver
Orcgon hotise, providing the appoint-ting special instructions on the crime
nient of four representatives and three , of prixe fishting when each gram)
senators to represent Oregon s-hould Jury is in session, the other relieving
such a conference he held. He pointed i them of delivering instructions on
out that the Oregon governor in his ! criminal libel. ,
message to the legislatore, recom-j
mended legislation to cheek the Japan-, . Vnmrs Oregon IVmxIs.
ese "menace" and stated that the same SALEM, Jan. 30. (V, P.) Ryan
conditions exist in Idaho and Wash- anil Vinton introduced a bill in the
ington as in Oregon, "the problem is j senate providing that all the other
a mutual one," therefore the confer-j bonds of other states and bonds Issued
ence of legislators of the northwestern ; foreign countries, except those
stairs is advisable. I specified as exempted by law be ub-
.Sect to assessment' an: taxation. The
S'2:S4.70O Voted. bill is designed to encourage invest-
S.VI.KM, Jan. 20. (U. P.) The j ment in bonds or Oregon and its sub
donate passed an appropriation 1. ill divisions by Oregon people in prefer
covering payment of deficiency ap-jence to numerous outside issues which
propriations aggregating $234,766 an- are flooding the country,
tborixed by the state emergency 1-oard lust Show lUitirUH.
during the past year. , AH child-caring agencies and tnsti-
Senate Kills Pills.
Th; senate killed ten of its 192
creations and the highway bill which
Olcott vetoed following the close of
the special session.
Pill Is Introduced
SALKM. Jan. 20. A. P.) An anti-
alien bill modeled after the California
I iaw was introduced by Representative
j Leonard, of Multnomah, following an
U'xamiuution by the attorney general,
J who decided it was constitutional.
I Would Raise Salurics,
Senator Pell Introduced a lull in
i reusing the salaries ot the attorney
l-'cncral, and state superintendent, ot
I schools from $liH0 to $000 and the
'corporation commissioner from $3000
I to $C0ii, and the cleikk ot the state
I'i.'iul board from ;40ii to $.1000.
j 1 or liicrt'iiHcd t.as Tax
The joint road committee Is consid
ering recommendations of yesterday
by Chairman Pooth ot the highway
j coiiimixsiiin, for $',1001,000 road bonds.
an In, Tease in the gasoline tax. and
U at the boards recommendations tn
the annual report b enacted by legis
lature. Fitlbm-s OkiMt's ImiuI.
SALK.M. Jan. 20. (A. 1M Sonutor
Patttcrson introduced a bill to carry
out the governor's training school rec
ommendations. Representative Hors
ford Introduced a bill repealing "La-
tbor hill of rights."
!rn.,,f 0I A1III ,0
rRAiM OLUMil Id
Representative From This
County Explains Possibilities
of Using Power for Irriga
tion and Other Purposes.
STATE OF WASHINGTON
WOULD ALSO BENEFIT
Next Event in Move for Utiliz
ing Power is Meeting at
Umatilla on January 26; all
Towns Are Invited. -
Representative Frank Sloan of thle
county appeared before the Rtate
Chamber of Commerce yesterday to
make an informal appeal in behalf of
the move for developing power at
Umatilla rapids. In a brief talk he
gave such data as he liad upon the
(subject and this information wa re
iceived with much Interest-
As a result of Jlr.' Sloan's effort
tion endorsing a legislative bill for
j the purpose of making It possible for
j the state of Oregon to co,operate with
I he federal government in survey-in
power possibilities on the -Columbia
Following the mcetinff it. developed
I that there was some opposition to the
, mnvo rn t) nrnfOKHpH prmind that the
. u,. (n ,,.,! inn ai affect the
i mutK nt U'hine(l,.: However, it was
contended by Mr. Sloan that this is a
good feait'jre tnajimieii jr-nsM'Twill ifive .
an opportunity to get the support of
the Washington delegation in congress)
as well as the Oregon delegation In
any work planned wherein the feder
al government, participates.
The next event in connection with
the Umatilla rapida power project
will be a meeting to be held at Uma
tilla on the afternoon of January 2t.
This meeting ia called by the Umatil
la Commercial (Tub and will be open
to Pendleton delegates and to repre
sentatives from all the west . end
tow ns of the county and of Morrow
I unions in Oregon are re.intreil to
place Iheir records at the disposal ot
the child welfare commission and to
provide a commission with all the da
ta resurding its words In a bill Which
Senator Farrcll will Introduce.
Reported by Major Lee Moorhiiusc,
Fluii'.v of Snow.