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COUNTY OrFICIAL PAPER
CITY OFFICIAL PAPE3
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, SATURDAY EVENING, JANUARY 29, 1921.
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OF GLOOM OFF
TO' HI II V
Two Women Armed With Blue
Bound Blue Law Literature
Steal From Sleepy Zion to
Preach Sunday Rest Gospel.
TEN HOURS IN CHURCH
PRESCRIBED BY SECT
Head of Church and Owner of
City Will Follow Missionar
ies, Asking Bastile for Na
tion's Wicked Offenders.
V.ION CITY,' Ilia., Jan. 29. ( L. P.)
The first aoldletb of'thu flly of
Xlon left here today to ullempt to
force blue laws on tho rem of the na
tion. Helen lluhmann and Belle
(khethom atolo out of aleepy f.lon C'liy
for New York City where they will
preach the gospel of Sunday gloom.
Volhn, overseer and owner of the
City of Zion, and heud of the Zion
church, aturted the flrat two mission
arlea off at follows:
"Tell the wicked people of New
York It la far bettor to alt In eburrh
all Sunday than to elrzle in hell for
eternity. Capture New Vom firm,
then tho rent of the country v. Ill b
Blue-bound law literature la to be
distributed from tho offleea hy the
militant two. They are under instruc
tion! to "sell gloom and to be con
' vlvlal in the metropolis.
Vollvla himself, who aald he seldom
leaves righteous Zion for the wieked
outside world "seething; with sin"
plans a trip to'New Tor kafter the two
women put In a few good Ileks fur the
cause. This is the kind of Sunday the
Zionltes would have the nation ob
, acrve: ..,,., MV.. ,
No nmuw ment of any -4c In if,""
Nothing to -Kiiertrian'""(Tif Bi
No work other than cooking and
very little of that.
Btreet cars and automobiles to' be
used only for hauling perrons to und
Ten house tn lie spent In church
And the bastlla for the offender.
BY FOUR AUTO BANDITS
DETUOIT, Jan. 29. UT. r.) Four
bandits robbed a branch of the Amer
ican slate bank here of $14,000 and
escaped in on automobile. linking
two employes In the rear room and
knocking unconscious tho third, the
bandit took tho money from tho vnlut
.which had Just been opened for tho
VllUJf 1SI.ASKS NOT
1 IT IXMl WHITE MAS.
SAYS ( HII r .uViTIt i:
CHICAGO, Jan. 29. The Virgin Is
lands, purchased by the l'nlted Plates
from benmark for 2.oio,noo me
"not fit for a white man to live In,"
according to Judge l.ucltm M .Malm.
In, chief justice of the Island, who is
here on vacation. ' '
"Only three of the Islands, Ft. Tho
mas, St. Croix and Ht. Johns, have
and human Inhabitants," suld Judge
Malmln. "Most of them tire blacks."
i The Islands, the chief Justice ex
plained, are good only for a naval
coaling station. Thoy are too far
away from the 1'iimuiia canal for pro
tection and were bought in 1917 when
It was feared Germany was planning
to make a submarine base of the Vir
gin group. v
"Why did you give so much monev
for them?" Judge Mtlmin once asked
' Secretary loosing, h said,
"I would have given $Ro,oflO,n0 if
necessary," was the unswer, Judge
Reported by Major Lee Jloorhoune
, Maximum, 48.
Iloromctor 29. 40.
Sunday ruin 01
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CROWD WELCOMES HARDING
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Prescldent-eleei Hanltrttt n rlw n here being irreeled by St. AiiRUFtine
(I'Ja.) people us ho Irjvii 1 1 i privnte ear, "Superba," aeconi,unied hy
Senator J. K Frellnchiiysen of ,e Jeiney (in white trou.sers). Hnrdlns
will nprnd.part of bis vaeatton aboard I'l-hiiKliuysen's yacht and p.nt of it
ul the l'once cie I.eon Hotel, in St. Ai'iKUxCnc.
DAUGHTER C'S VHILE
CHICAGO. Jan. 'jn. l, P.) As
Aldermnn Hurbt-a, with eleven other
men decided the life of Herbert Conk-.
right, charged wlh murder, early to
day, the alderman's daughter died,
The Juror wan not told of his daught
er's death until the verdict of "guilty"
was reached. Shortly before, (he rase
was given to the Jury, the father visit.
cd tho. bedside of his dying daughter.
As the Jurors could not be separatco.
Ihe other eleven men went Into the
sick room. They stood nearby with
bowed heads as the father knelt b.
side the girl's bed and nlendcd with
her to speak and lo reconir,e h'm.
Conkrlghl shot mid killed Mrs. Kva
Wyatt, after she hus loft her husband
and child to llvo with him.
INVALID WIDOW DIES
. OAKLAND. Ore., Jan. 23. (A. P.)
.Mrs. AUMistu !-. Moot, luvald widow
living alone In a small house, was
burned to death In a fire which de
stroyed her home here last night.
Marshal It. C. Powell broke In the
door m an attempt to rescue her. He
made his way through rmoke and
sparks, reaching .the fedroom lo find
It a mass of coals. "It is believed the
woman upset a lamp and was unable
to check the fire.
The ntvidont yi'slciilay was cans oil bv a ilofivllp worm pear, a-tunl.
lug to a statement nuule this afternoon by Oscar Cutler, resident cnnt-
i iiivr. who Willi p. j . m-own. ciu-mer,
C, I.. Moi-sran, urner of (lie triwh, 11
Morgoii is lu'lil absolutely blainchvs for
John' McK.-own. aired 47 Is dead mni
five other men are seriously Injured
the result of an accident which oe-
eurreu -inie jcsivioh, ,o-.o..., w .
a Ion and a nan Mate jngnway iruciv,
skidded off tho highway four miles,1
east of Pendleton and crashed into n
eonerete culvert, hurling from the ma-i
chino the 14 men who were returning'
to Ihe city after the day's work. 1
McKeown, who lias lived hero for,
many years and vtio is wen Known,
was thrown under the rear wheel
which passed over h'.s chest. He died
two hours later at St. Anthony s his
1 a .ir lt-l,i riuiichleiv 1111.1 11
l,.il,0r aiii-vlvrt htm
P. H. Dickersons cottar ti.me was
nrohcn, ana u.ur inner ..o n eiv
7i "r , ,
, An Investigation of the cause ot ine
accident is being conducted today by,
Oscar Cutler, of Athena, resident en -
', oiw.,.r nil nwm In I h i, , t ,1 i-n nt ,1
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I SOME' SCHOOL" TEACHERS
WOULD FEEL FLATTERED
BUT NOT CATHERINE
OHIOnn, Jan. 29. (C. P.)
.Miss Ciithrfine Murray, dimin
utive school teacher, isn't speak
ing to K. 8. Vale, principal. Mis
taking her for a pupil, Valo
called: "Here, little girl, I want
you to run an errand."
LIVES OF SUSPECTS
LOS ANGKLKS. Jan. 29. (U. P. I
Miss l.lta Westiem, 28, and Charles
Heverly, 3d, who were shadowed for
H vera I (lays by detectives Invest igut
Ing'lhe mysterious aodaction of Mrs.
Gladys Wiihcrell from her Hollywood
iiungalow were killed early today in
tin automobile accident. MIVs West
I'ctn was st'enopraphcr for O. K. With
erell, husband of the victim of the
mysterious kidnaping. The anionic'
bile in hich they were riding and was
almost toi;Hy demolished hy a street
The girl awl leorly are paid t
have lieeii sweethearts and were killed
outright. Two others in the auto were
injured, one perhaps' fatally.
The connection of. the Inmedy wilh
Ihe sensational West rem Kidnaping
case dill not become known unlil sev
eral hours after the collision. Mrs.
Westrom and Peverly have been
watched constantly by deteethes ytnee
the abduction but had evaded
1. t armn. nignway lorcmau, ami
nilmtiil an Investigation today. Mr.
, ,u.(,om f()r ln,S(,r y
U,nraan, (,rtver, said that he had Jus.
, aSM,d S,)X nn(, kp ,
tho 0,ItsUk, f ,hp rm,
when Ms out
side wheels left the edge of the pave
ment. He attempted to turn the s;e; r
lug wheel and Im-mis the machine back
to tbe hiuhwav, but before he could
accomplish the turn the machine
struck the concrete convert prcturdinw
il'he machine rid not turn over, but slid
aown the embankment.
I Xot Patllv lamad
Thetruck Itself was not hiiltv rlitm.
' . . . ... '
iisi-ii. 111 siiiKinif ine cuiveri, iiorgim,
ine nriver, was pinneu uiuier uie steer-
,M) wh(lp, nn(, jf (hi, car hn(J ,llrnt,j
,-VPr m, vmM havc "lieen killed, it i
. 1 e teveii iv those wtm were n t in ...ir
The case was reported to tialem last
r)),ht ,,,, (iU!,trlMl insurance will
cover the damages. No funeral ar-
, , nngenients Jiave vet been made for
0.8. THIEVES ID
01 44 -HEJJOH
Internal Revenue Bureau Makes
Ready to Receive Taxes on
Incomes "Earned" During
71 in Friendly Little Games.
in year 600 million
Two Billions Change Hands An
nually in Bets on Card Deals,
Horse Races and in Other
Operations of Chance.
WASHIXUTOX, Jan. 29. (I. P.)
Burglars anil bootleggers owe the gov
ernment $44,(ioo,o(lit in taxes on in--umioK
"earned" durimj 1920 It is enti
naled hero us the internal revenue
'niruiiu made ready to receive more
;han t': ooo.ooo in returns for the cal
sndnr year Just past.
Those who indulge in the "friendly
little Rume" phould pay L'ncle' Sam ap
proximately $S0, 000,000 fiom a na
national "kilty" of approximately
$2,l'tMi,0ii0,iirtO if they wish to make
correct returns on their Incomes,
I'ljoileitpers durins? 1S;0 arc esti
mated to have made profits totaliiiR
it least IfidO .000.000. Two billions a
l ear is computed to change hands an- I
Dually as the result of beta placed on j
"ard (tnitr-H, horse races and other op
erations whero(hance decides owner
si,:)! of the lucre.
WOXT HOI I) IIKI!l(i
WASHINGTON, Jan. 29. (A. P.)
The; house agricultural committee vot
?d to proceed with the preparation of
report on the senate meat industry
rt-jfu'ijttion bill without hearings, a
h'oiion to hold healings for five days
u'as defeated. V' ' 1 -
UMA1UA POWER AIEET
TO BE ENTERTAINED AT
Post Expects to Electrify Dele
gates by the Three Slashing
Boxing Bouts Scheduled for
Saturday at Oregon Theatre.
Delegates to the Umatilla Rapids
Power Site meeting in Pendleton next
Saturday will be entertained at. the
American Ix-gion smoker in the Ore
gon theater at night. Jack Dolph,
matchmaker, said today. The .dele
gates are expected to be electrified
iiv three slashing good bouts of high
voltage and there will be 28 rounds
tmt on for their edification.
A large number of local fans to
day purchased . their tickets for tho
card. Interest is expected lo wax
wanner Monday when daily workouts
will be staged by the boxers in the
i.thlMlc elnli irvm. Material for .Neat
Ani30n's training- came yesterday and
Allison is due .to arrive tonight.
Portland fans say that Murphy is
SO per cent better since his rest dur
ing October and November,-due to 111-nos-s.
Ho had been Ikx ng very tt catt
ily and was in a run down condition.
He ha:t boxed for two months since
and Feb. 5 will find him in prime
Mt,wflst, the big fellow of the sex-
't, t, gave n very pretty demonstration
Uf his ability to stand punishment in
the gymnasium the other evening in
truiniug. He uses the great 60 pound
sniiil neon which only the most rug-1
ged boxers risk their bands, twings it 1
I through an arc of about 3i leu,
Iting II come back and hit him fMll in
Ilhe solar nlexlts. This coin! net to t he 1
average man wouui 11c nui b huh
of suicide. ,
The fans here bate to discourage
Young lienipsey, but, they believe the
Portland boy Is due for a big snrpri--e
if be tl-loks he is up against a small
SEATTLE RAISES HALF
. SEATTLE, Jan. 29. (A. P.)
ta'tle today passed tho half way mark I
Itn its .anil a gu 10 im' "
!tl,e city's share of the JSS.Otio.oao fund
' i...i.,n u.-.m.ht fir 1 he Ktarvinir children 1
1 - ""-'"' : ..
inf l-.urot e. u it. iiurneii or lacoma,.., ,,
1 . (lieu
istnte chairman 01 ine r.uropean re-;
,., l.lnu.1, Hnounecd hero today
thut Ihe fun
wns brought up close I
1.. tvn una hv sts.lilHl siiliserlnf ton 1
; from the salmon packing industry of
the slate, of which .500 came from
(a single man, being the largest Indi-'
vidiuil enntriliution vet made in the !
SINN FEIN PLAN SABOTAGE
AGAINST NORTH OF IRELAND
GOVERNMENT; WONT PA Y TAXES
ISIDORE HAD TO HOCK
HIS WEDDING RING TO
rAT rUK LILtNotjadopts home rule. 410,000 Sinn Fein-
NEW YOnfC, Jan. 29. (V.
1'.) Isidore (.izcr left his pork
ctbook when he went to the
marriage license bureau with
his bride-to-be so had to ko out
and hock his wedding ring to
pay a fi license fee.
Alarm Sounded at 10 U'clock
and When Department
- Reaches Scene Dense Smoke
Was Eolling From Light In
Directive wiring last night started
a stubborn blase In the basement of
the building occupied by the William
E. Chase Storage Pattcry Co., and the
Oregon Pakery. which, before being
cxt'Mgulshed, caused damage estimat
ed bv the fire chief at $2.'0(i.. The
lotses are covered fully by insur
v. nee ,
An nlarm at rO o'clock from box 13
cnil.d the. department to the scene.
Heme smoke was rolling from the
basement, owing to the presence there
of la lire quantities of paper, boxes and
exv'slor. The smoke was so thick
ll.ut fitthlights could not penetrate
the dark and fighting the flames was
" Wiin the exception of one plnrp. the
fire did not bleak through the flooring
above and as a result most of th5
:es weie confined to the basement.
Hotb tenants lost considerably from
water and smoke.
I'iremen were partially overcome
by the times from burning paper and
from acid kept in the battery store.
Time cm! again they were obliged to
cr-mo om for fres hair after being nau
seated hy the smoke. The depart
ment was nearly two hours finishing
the nork at the scene of the fire.
An executive committee of 20 Pen
dleton folk, to direct the organization
of Pendleton for Community Service,
was appointed today by J. R, Haley,
president of tho Pendleton Commer
cial Association, following a mass
meeting last evening in the auditori
t'm of the county library. This com
mittee will cooperate with R. E.
Tucker, organizer, in the work of per
fecting the local service.
The committee will meet at :30
Monday evening in the library club
room to continue its work. The uer-
sonnel as announced today is:
K. B. Aldrich. Fred Bennion. F. W.
Bond. Mrs. F. E. Boyden, Rev. teo.
I., ("lark, Mrs. S. H. Forshaw, Mrs. ,
Thos. Hampton, H. E. Inlow, Janus
Johns H. I. Kuck, Dr. Fred Lieuuiicn,!
Rev. Alfred ljockwood. Pat Lonergan.
Sandy McLain, Mrs. W. D. McNary, - j
W. Moloney, C. H. Marsh, Mrs. A. V.
Mav Judue G. W. Phelps, Mrs. R.
Raymond. G. M. Rice. U C. Scharpi. .
Mason Thompson. Mrs. E. T. Wade,
Mrs. W .it. Wyrick.
Kniliiiwiwni was given the pro
.,... i,v i, lnrao number that gath
or,,(1 ast night. The committee -
iei-j.horir.ed is to map out
,,roK,nm for the city.
was explained by Mr. Tucker and also
hv 1: F
i',.rier. field man ironi mi-
a!.ntii ticHitouarters. Several
persons interested spoke on the matter
from the'r points of view.
ctinyiiiiiiiv singing featured
session and the hiph school bil'ls' B'ee
olitb. under direction of Mrs. S. H. For
maw. remlereil two concert numbers
wX.u h were received with favor.
CYNAIMAN AI'PI.KS Tt) EMilAXD
HALIFAX. N. Jan. 29. (U. P.) jmllls In this district reduced the pay
--Every ship leaving the eastern porta (of common labor from ( to 1-1.60 a
of Canada for the British Isles Is j day. Lumber workers won a virtual
freighted with from 20 "to 10.000 bar- victory when the scale board abrogat
re!s of Canadian apples. ed a reduction of $1.30 in the wages of
; all w oodsnien and substliltted lti pel-
eastern provinces prou.:ceu .
bumper apple crop. The yield 01 tn-
,,, h,,,. nmle urovince.
..1 . . .-... i..u rrtOi
WHICH mciuoea ui - 4i..
was heavier than In 1919. Ouehec
land New Brunswick also set a nigner
Nova Scotia's output of e0.-
( Wlls lh(J irSest ever har-
I'opti ivn .a
British Columbia, at the opposite
side of the continent, has become one j
of ihe Important fruit growing regions ;
BELFAST, Jan. 29. (IT. P.) The
Hinn Fein Is planning "governmental
j'is live in Ulster. i ney are uiiniiiK
fiankly of refusing to pay their taxes
;or to be budgeted hy the new govcrn-
ment. They are talking of score of
jpluns to hamper the unionists, wh.i
I will be In control.
i lllini imiriJ a Bl r TinnoT
FOR MODERN PLEASURE
pnmnrmirn nv nnr-'
iuiviuuviincu di rurc
HOME, Jan. 29. (IT. P.) Pope,
iJenedict, In an encycylcal address to
all bishops today, condemned dancing
and immodesty In women's dress. He
referred to the "Insatiable avidity for
possessions'' and "unquenchable thirst
for pleasure," as the worst of contem
I ARMKUS WTIJj MEET
VICTORIA, B. C, Jan. 29. (A. P.)
Prilish Columbia stock breeders,
seed growers and dairymen will meet
in conventions here next month.
The first meeting will be that of the
British Columbia Dairymen's Associa
tion February ft and 9. On February
10 and 11 the Stock Breeders' Associa
tion and Seed Growers' Association
will hold a Joint meeting.
Premier Oliver and E. D. Barrow,
minister of agriculture, will tie among
the speakers at the two meetings.
ISAKK.lt ASKS KCOXOMY
WASHINGTON. Jan. 29. (C. P.)
Declaring the war department is faced
with a deficit of about $94,000,000 for
this fiscal year if army activities are
carried out on the present scale. Secre
tary of War Paker, in a letter to ah
corps area commanders, today called
for the strickest economy.
BEFORE CO. COURT
Local Paper Cuts County Cir
culation. Figures From 2262
Down to 1020; Freewater
Paper Claims Title.
rtcfore members of the county
court a hearing has been on today for
the purpose of determining the county
circulations of the East Orcgonian,
Morning Tribune and the Freewater
Times. The case was brought by the)
rrecwaier i imes wnn me intent 01
showing that the Freewater paper
rather than the Tribune is entitled to
be named as county official paper
along with the East Oregonian. The
law renniros that the court designate
two newspapers with the largest cir- I
dilation as official papers.
At the original showing the Tribune
submitted an affidavit claiming a'ln" country since pronimtlon are, ot
countv circulation of 2262. This waslc,mrse- "mors and narcotics." he salu.
contested bv the Freewater paper "dl"moluis' furs and valuable fabrics
which alleged that the total press run'furh ns 8ilks Bnt1 lllces are stiu Pff11
of the Tribune was not in excess of!1'1 for ,he smuggler when he can
1255 copies. In the court today a new
statement was submitted by the Trib-
une cutting its figures on county
filiation down to. 1020. The East Ore
gonian's county c irculation was shown
t . v affidavits and reports to be 2430.
The Freewater Times claim is to a
county circulation of 9G3.
Witnesses on the stand
noon included John Dunning, circu
lation manager of the East Oregoni
an, F. W. limpkin, business mana
ger and S. I. Sanderson, publisher
of the Freewater Times. Attorneys in
the case are Judge J. A. Fee, repre
senting the hast Orcgonian, Fred
Steiwcr. representing the Tribune and!1 "Unary trial neia wun tn court
i:. I. Keillor representing the .-ree. n-artlal la chief, according to a Vladl
water Times. jvostok dispatch.
ARE CUT AT HOQR
lUigl'lAM, Wash.. Jan. 29. (A. P.)
-The wage scale board for lumber
LOTISSO JURY COULD
NOT AGREE; ANOTHER
TRIAL IS PROBABLE
P.) The retrial of Thomas I.ot-
Rso charged with wife murder Is
extected following a disagree-
mni hV 11,. inn ut vraivritiv.
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JULY FIRST IS
SET FOR CIVIL
GUARD TO QUIT
Reparation Payments May be
Made in Forty Two Annual
Installments ,on a Rising
Scale Basis is Plan.
MUST PAY TWELVE PER
CENT TAX ON EXPORTS
Premier Briand Anounces That
Agreement Fixing Amount
and Term of Indemnity Will
be Signed Today. ,
PARIS, Jan. 29. (A. p.) The al
I'ed supreme council today approved
the German reparation plan drafted by
special committee last night. It
provides for payment b7 Germany of
226 billion gold marks in forty two an
nual installments on a rising scale be
ginning with two billion mifrks the
first two years, and also the payment
of a twelve per cent tax on German en
ports. The council -virtually approved
the plan for disarmament of Germany,
The civil guards must be disbanded by
July 1 next. '
Sign This Evening . -PARIS,
Jan. 2?. C. P.) The al
lied agreement fixing the amount of
German reparations will be signed this
evening. Premier Briand announced,
following a conference with other
u emoers of the supreme council.
An official announcement was
made of the agreement reached on re
parations, distributing annuities as
follows: Two annuities of two billion
gold marks each; three of three bil-.
lion; three of four billion and three
of five billion. thirt "mi of stx :
billion. The exports tax will be li 1-2
Allies in Accord.
"The allies are fully In accord."
Hriand told the correspondent. "We'
are closer to an agreement tharuever
before. There was absolute cordiality
through today's conference."
The Brussels financial conference
will reopen February 7 .and repara
tions terms will be communicated tov
the Germans In Ixindon February 28.
Disarmament periods have been pro
longed to March 15, April 75, and
NEW YORK. Jan. 29 (IT. P.) The
United States is experiencing the great.
1 est epidemic of smuggling; in its hia.
t ry. according to Byron Newton, col
lector of the port of New York. New
ton blamed it on the "moral influenxt
v.hich is sweeping the world."- 'The
,,rinelral rommo,litle smuggled Into
get away wun 11.
JAP SENTRY IS FOUND
GUILT! OF SHOOTING
TOKIO. Jan. 29 (f. P. The Jap
anese sentry who shot and killed Lieu
tenant Langdon, of the American navy,
at Vladivostok three weeks ago, was
adjudged guilty in a report of the pre-
The report, it was sad, tleclared that
the sentry did not agree with the facts
in possession of the military authori
ties. The Information wan secured oy
the military, however, and connot be
published until after the findings of
10 court martial ore made, penials
of a statement published by the news
paper Ashai and confirmed by Koktisat
the agency, that Americans are belnc
placed under additional" surveillance
vas made officially.
ITALIAN SOLDIER KILLS
THREE WITH GRENADE
CONSTANTINOPLE, Jan. S. A.
P.) An Italian soldier who became
involved In a ouurrt in a cafe here to-
ua. llirew a nanu ifrttnaue, wounailleT
three Krltlsh soldiers. This was the
latest of a series of disorders which
Included the killing ot a Japaties by
an American sailor and th stahbtnc
to death ot au Ainerltaa sailor by an