iTHE 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 DAILY EDITION DAILY EDITION The net preaa run of yesterday's Dully 3,279 Thin paper ta mrmner or and audited by the Audit Bureau of Circulation. Tha Kant Oregonlan la F.satern Dra gon's greatest newspaper anil a a aell liig force give to the advirtfer nvtf twice tha guaranteed psid circulation In Pendleton and I'matilla county of any other newapaper. COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER VOL. 32 DAILY EAST o'4jy, PENDLETON, OREGON, SATURDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 12, 1921 VJ?.. ,.,,.. , . NO. 9749 HOUSE DEFEATS IRRIGATION BILL 11 TO 43 t THEATER COSTING $80,000 WILL 'II HOUSE ASSURED Greulich & Matlock Announce Tentative Agreement With Parker & Banfield for New Amusement Palace on Main. PIPE ORGANWILL BE ONE OF ITS FEATURES Building 50 byloO Feet Will Have Balcony and Seat 850 Persons; Plan for Big Opera . House Not Abandoned A new vaudeville and motion picture theater to seat &0 persona and to coal when completed. 380. 000. will be reeled on the went aide of Main atreet, near Webb, beginning April I. Ureu llch Matlock, owners "of the l'en dletnn Amuaement Co., today an nounced. Tentative agreement with Parker A Hanfleld, contractor, of l'orlland, for tha construction nf the amusement houae were reac hed to day. Tenanta In the buildings now on the property were recently ordered to vacate by March 11. The new thenter will be BO feet frontage hy 100 feet deep ' nnd will rise where the present T. P. Pnfe, Clover I-eof Dairy, White Doughnut Lunch, Leedy Cigar Store and c.em Jewelry now aland. Hemovnl of theee atom building will begin April t and axcavallnn In renr for the foundation of the theater mar eirt ewi snfiiKT. The building will be devoted ex diiiutv in theater nurlioeeaa " ('. O. MathM'k, one of the ownera. today aald. "There will be a main rioor nn nai cony. seating In all 350 persons. Com fortable upholstered opera chalra will be Inatalled. Particular attention will be given to a heating and ventilating ayatem." Plpo Organ to lie Bought. A pipe organ will he one of the fen turea of the new theater now lacking In other house here. An Instrument of the laleat type will be ordered and If, with the seat will represent $" OHO of the $30,000 Investment, Mr. Matlock aald. In explaining why thev are go n ahead with pinna to build a picture ahow house on the Main street prop erty Instead of on the location for merly chosen for a big road show theater. Oreullch ft Matlock stated that at this time It Is Impossible for them to obtain sufficient capital for the more costly opera bouse. 1 ney nave not. however, abandoned plans for mh n audition laler. "We have been approached bv own era of the largeat chain of theater In the northwest, seeking to purchase a part Interest In our holdings here' the local men stated. "We feel conf de t in saying that the lsr.er b," " ,n! built in the aprlng of 1923. W h the picture theater about to be built and the addition of the larger oner, hour, later, we are confident that the om-usem.nt-lovlng purll- of reudle rtn Will have two Ihealers nn to the alandord bf theaters ln cities much larger than Pendleton." Mutton A Whitney Draw Plan. aitttfitl Mr Whiinev. architects, of preparing the plans for Pnrtlnnd, are the new theater. Parker A Unnricui will do the costrucllon. C. J. Park er, senior partner of the firm, was (Continued on n VAUDEVILLE AND ON PICTURE 8 YEAR OLD GIRL TALKS FOR WEEK, WITHOUT SLEEP; HEALTH GOOD; DRS. PUZZLED Weather - Reported by Major Le. Moorhouse, weather observer. Maximum, M. Minimum, 41. Uarometcr, THE WEATHER FORECAST Toright nnd Sundny cloudy EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETS TO FURTHER PLANS LOOKINGI TO UMATILLA RAPIDS POWER professor puts new (Roentgen Ray Rejuvenates Bro ken Down "Dancing Chicks' -Feminine Fountain of Youth is Finally Discovered. VIENNA. Feb. 12. (C. P.) "Nw chnrti girl for old" may result from professor llol.knccht' use of the roentgen ruy for "rejuvenation" of women, he indicated In discussing his discovery with a rcpresenative of thi I'nlted Press. Ifolzknecht declared he had already aiicceedert IhroiiKh hi treatment In bringing hack youth U an actress, formerly a Binder only of ineluncholy songs, who now haa be come a soubrette as u result of ap plication of the ruy. HI uso of the roenlKen ruy caiiftea Improvement lit both menial and bodily functions of women, ho wild. $1,551,013.44 COUNTY TAXES TO BE PAID IN 1920. SAYS ASSESSOR Figure Includes Various State, Irrigation District, and Sub division Levies; School Tar Forms Big Item. I'mnillla county will pay, In (axes or all kinds, tl.SM.nu.ft, according lo Ihe completed roll of 1S20 taxes, com pleted todny by It. O. Huwks, njwessor. and ready for transfer to the sheriff on Monday for collection. This figure In. 'lodes the various state And subdivi sion levies, as well as special Irriga tion district taxes whlrh are purely lo Tal, , The total of county and state taxes Is s'JS.I02.7S and comprmes the chief Hem. The next Important item is the special school vtax of $4 1, 2.81. I'nlon high school districts are on the list for $42,977.(12. The various towns and cllle In I'matilla countv have levied cltv taxes of Jl.19.68d. 72. The county high school tuition fund tails for a tax of $37,911.72. . The rmatilla Drainage district which affocls territory about Ftanfleld has a levy of $25rn.9n. Fire patrol, tald only hy owners of forest lands, totals $1045.92. The John Day Irrl w,tr,M ir'ct ;w taxes In this county of $3207.00. Hermlston Irrigation olsinct totals $1973. S2, Wcslbind Irrl gallon district. $1701.77, and West tixt.-nslon district $4609. . These Hems, totaling $l.r51,013.44, nre placel in the hands of the sheriff for collection. The first halt of this large amount must he paid between now and April . hlle the second I'M II in II lit' ".A ,11, nn ...... PORTLAND, Feb. 12. (A. P.) Livestock weak, eggs firm and butter steady. WAt KEGAN, 111., lVb. 12. (P p.) phv.slcians here are puzzled over the case of Minim Rublnd, eight-year-old daughter of a wealthy department store owner, who has talked constant ly for a week. 1 luring that time sb iioi-n't slept, except tor 2 hours Mon lay night. During her sleep she con tinned to talk. Doctor say the child a In good health mid are unable to ex plain her condition. One theory ad vanced is the talking spell Is a fore runner of sleeping sickness. The girl Is wrd to realize her condl 'lon and Is not worried. Her conditi on la rationnl for that of a child. She bilks constantly about dolls, doll', clot hen, school and dancing. Physici ans ordered the child to remain in bed In hope she might drop off lo slcei and stop talking. Kilt she rontimie to remain wide uwake nnd laugiu when something uiniises her fancy. .1 f MTI'ATION" KFIMOVS. TOKIO, Feb. 13. IT'. P.I' Itefus.i of Americans to recognixe the rihl of Japir.ese Loops to polite Vladivostok I I developing a serlou situation the I Tokio newspaper Asashl said, J s Members of the executive committee of the rmutillu rapids power h.Ih an Kociut.on are holding their first formal s skIoii here today In the rooms of thb Commercial Association with Jude (;. W. I helps in the c:iulr. The entire committee has not yet been named however and further additions to the committee aro to be announced later. The lime this afternoon is heiiitf de voted to nlH?iiBing the meeting to lie' held nt Walla Walla next Saturday, to various aspect of the) legislative mea sures ill sired from the states of (Ire Ron and Washington rind to other ioil)t:i in coniKH'tion with the move to brinr about pwer developmert at I'matilla rapids. Among those present at the session 'oduy axide from Judge I'helps are !'. A. McMenen. Heppner; Wllliiini Warner, Alderdale, Wash.; J. M. Kyle, Ktunfleld; eorge Ilarlman nnd I a; .oocr.in, Pendleton; J. M. Crawford 3nd Hen Stone, Walla Walla; T. H. Kwnyxe, Hermlston, and E. B. Aldrich. temporary se.TQtary. A definite stay towards carrying out the legislative program of the power I t;ite association wan taken at Bulom f sterdav when President Itoy V. Hit her of the senate introduced a senato olnt resolution urging the federal 1 iavot commission to mnke an Investi gation of I'lnatilla rapids with a view o development of this power by the federal government. The rt'solution Introduced by Ken .ilor Kltner carries wtroni; arguments uttlng forth the merits of the project and why the federal government hoiild tal'e action A similar measure w.ll be placed I Wore the legislature of Washington, i ! DENTISTS OF EASTERN Ijriinde, Dentists from l aker, Iji Kntcrpro-e, I'endM ton and l'ilot llock j vi. Ill meet at Iji tirunde this evening; for the pin pose of organising the I L'nsttrn Oregon District Dental So ciety. A similar organization was formed aeveral years ago but during the war was allowed to lapse, owing to the ahFnce of many of Its members in army service. ' The purpose of the body is to be chiefly educational, according to Dr. I.. D. Idleman. of this city, one of the organizers. Clinics will be held from tune to tune and well known speak ers will be called to address the meet ing. Membership will not ne comin- ed to the cities named but several from other towns are expected to Join. A hnnniet end meeting the Sum mer hotel o'clock tonight will be held by the dentists. Those planning to at end from here will depart on No IX i his evening. The list Includes: Dr M. S. Kern Dr. L D. Idleman, Dr. F. '.. inarnm. Dr .1. shn Dr. H t. Hannvan iind Dr. D. P. Hilt, and from pilot Hock, Dr. Schneider. mm m KAISER CAUSES i Wide Variance of Opinions,! Fnrr.wr flrlwicorc flofcnrll wi uibi nuildUil vlllliUj Attitude as "Peace Lord," I Others Ridicule Such Idea, j V0RWAERTS DECLARES IT INSULT TO GERMANS "Still Believes Existence Through God But People are Glad They're Not 'Blessed' by Him," Says Tageblatt. HY CAItl, D. GROAT (1'r.ltrd Pre: Slaff Correspondent.) Hr;HLTX. Feb. 12. The Interview with the ka'ser eauw-d the greatest wnsatlon throughout Gfrmnny. The widest variance of opinions were ex pressed. Former advis"rs of the kaiser defended hb attitude as a "peace lord," wh'le others treated his state ments with ridicule and anger. Freld rich Stamfer, editor of the Vorwai its r"eelared "it it In accordance with the well known tactlessness of the former kaiser that hT, living abroad and speaking to a foreigner, should Insult the Herman people." "The kaiser is Mill obsppsfd with the Idea thai he exists through the grace of Cod, but the Herman people arc than-fnl they are no longer 'bless d' "'ith him," Krich Dombrowskv. Oer- ! man author, wrote in the Tageblatt. Co int Von Tteveptlow CNpreweii re- ret the'. Wilhclm had become the ob- ct nt world-wide discuss'on. He do ormer emperor riisht in er wished war." "Din. In? th divs before the outbreak of .hostilities ho struggled against war, j declared the count, who was the lend,-. ( mlliinrv oHtic In Urninr HUSH '.TT.it K TUAIV Col'K. Ke'i. 12. (A. P.) One sol d'er wer. killed and a nnnier ncond-'d " an a't.'Kk on a passenger train out side the Mill street Etat c n by ID" armed men. The attackers filed on the cars, which contained 30 soldiers. HSA CT SEATTLE. Fco. I2r. r,l With Oreen river overflowing its hanks, iloodlng farm lands in the vicinity of Kent, Auburn and from the imprece dentcd rainfall of yesterday and last night It Is likely to cause serious dam age, according to obsfrvers. . Rising water Is threatening the railroad. HUN SOiSATION ON I WHAT'S A FELLER G0IN' TO DO? RISE BEGINNING TYPHUS PLAGUE MENACE LOOMS l:S. Only Cases at Present Among turopean Immigrants De tained on Ellis Island But Danger is Held Very Real. INFLUX OF NEWCOMERS SHOULD BE C0MBATTED Health Commissioner Urges , Federal, State and Port Au thorities to Co-operate to ' Check Prospective Citizens. XKW YOUK, Feb. 12. (U. P.) The greatest menace confronting the I'nlted States Is a possible typhus plague, according to Health Coinmis .aoncr Copeland. The disease is be ng kept, out of the counfry and eo far the only known cases are those of im mitiiimts detained on the islsnd in :'.v Vol k oay. The danger is very real, however. Copeland said. I'nless federal, state and port authorities co operate immediately In combatting the influx of Immigrants from typhus in fected European districts. "Next to bubonic plague, l phus is the most dangerous communicable dis ease known. The death rale ranges from 2U to 50 per cent. That of in- iiuenza is negligible in comparison. , I'nua pri a ousn 10 mis con gested city there Is little doubt it wou'' ,a'n' million victims before it could De cured. It would sweep across the country like a gigantic pr.-.lrie f;ie. Industry and social life would be paralyzed and the country would become a huge desert. One iniht estimate the possible deaths by the fact tvnhus claimed siv millions i in Russia afune during the last few i nomhs. B. C. GIVES PREFERENCE VANC'OI VER, P. C Feb. 12 -(A. P.) Representatives of 6 2 boards of trade representing nil hrnnche of HON business and industry in the province'''1"' 1,5 March 1. todav al the ailniml convention rt h's,!tt' ha". fil'Xl its associated boards of trade bf British i Ooiumlia voted to give preference to Canadian railway lines in the routing of freight to and from British Coium- j caes to nm.ear w'thln 10 davs in cir bia points from the eastern and south- leuit court to present their claims, have ern I'nited States until the American I teen filed -.vith the countv e'erk. T-e Railways ac cede to the demand for i ci tes r:,nnt come to trial before Mon tbe removal of the eight and a half' day, Fib. Zl, Mr. Keator said today, cent arbitrary freight rate now in I " all K"e well, the county hopes to force against shipments for and out of i have its- hare of the reward money British Columbia. IRRIGATION BILL LOST AFTER BITTER DEBATE; CUPPER KEEPS OFFICE LOCAL WOMAN OWNER OF ! HANDKERCHIEF CARRIED BY ABRAHAM LINCOLN A red bandana handkerchief, cairied by Abraham Uncoln in the days when he made cam pa.gn speeches. Is preserved a an Interesting" relic by Mrs. Lily Hobe, of this city. The hand kerchief, with a picture of the great emancipator, forms a Lin coln's birthday display today at awtelle'a Jewelry store. When Lincoln was campaign ing, Mrs. Hobe relates, he met her father. Land Zerby, post master in an Illinois town. The historical handkerchief was sail ed and before the future presi dent mounted the platform ex changed his handkerchief for a clean one of Mr. Zerby'. Mr. Zerby treasured the souvenir and gave it to his daughter. 4 E. E COURT TO BE HELD IN LOCAL Jfcxt Semi-Annual Session Monday, May 2, Rathie-Ker-by Murder Trial Likely to be Heard at That Time, Report. Oregon's supreme conn will hold its rext svmi-apnual session for Eastern Cregon in the county court house at Pendleton beginning Monday, May 2, .vTajor Lee Moorhouse, clerk of the ourt for this district, said today. From prehent Indications there will be a busy term for the court. The appeal of John L. Rathie enc I.lM.t D. Kerby, under sentence forn'P"wa "'" first desree murder, will most likely j h, lii..ir,: sat Iho Mai- term here. Maiori Vw.rlu.iiie opined todav. There was j SALEM, Feb. 12. (A. P.) Tfca fled wnh him on Friday afternoon a ! hau:s today passed the commercial itipulHtiM. between R. 1. Kea'or dis- ' --e. segregating commercial in 'rlc: atrorn-v and Charles L. Bolin, ! terests from - 'merest. It also attorney for the appellants, that th I Pad the bi" Increasing the state opemni brief of Hie latter may t-e'.tin marshal s authority bill regulet- Py the time ihe j its br'ef and the ap- ',,Bn's 1l,e':' r"y brief n-: rly May l. the clerk oeueves. Papers rj'mc defendants In the for t ie fai lure of Ratine. Kerliy and F.mrceit Bancroft paid up by the end of this month. Mr. I'ol'n. who is here on legal b isiress. says he intends to present at appropriating I la.'aO.UHO waa report the 1 earing on appeal, dying state, ed favorably today by the senate in-lit fron. t.mruett Pancroft. hanged commerce committee. The agricuf- rt S'lem Nov. a for his part in the To'irder cf Sheriff Til Taylor. These, the rttoincy sets out, are in contradic tion to some of the testimony given hy he e'-ov.oted man on the stand here. Mr. Point e.f,resses belief that the de olsioti of tHP lower court in the con viction f f Kerby and Rathie will be reversed Iv the supreme court. RAILWAY WORKERS SEEK NO SPECIAL PRIVILEGE"; WILL OBJECT ONLY TO UNJUST CUT o, EAT DISPOSAL, TALK;: i CIllCAilo. Feb. 12. (A. P.! I Plans for the disposal of &00.11011.000 Jbusl-els of wheat annually were ills - cussed today by the i..'"t.e boat cf the National Asincliition of wheat ! tlowers in sess'on here. No definite action was taken by the j board today, but a plan calling for I the lection of warehouses by the far- liters, the storing of the crops in these warehouses an 1 the :a!e of the wheat to tile lliiils by agents of the farmers was '.utliaed. !Tll FTltFAllSTS I;11T J l.oMHiy, Fc'. 1;. (A. P.I Two (Persons were killed Hnd 1 wounded ivesterdav in a conflict between eom lmnnists and tln extreiae nationalists Lit the naval sh'pvards at Mafalcelio, Italy, son's a Rome dispatch. APRIL I SALEM. Feb. 12. (U. P.) After the longest and bitterest fight in the house thin session, the irrigation bill was defeated, 11 to 43 iast night. SALEM, Feb. 12. (A. P.) The- house bill under which It wa propoa- ed to oust State Engineer Cupper from office and make radical changes in Ir- ligation law, was defeated by the house last night by a vote of 11 to iS. The house passed a bill providing Oiat minimal criminals lie sentenced uj tha penitentiary for life. I SALEM. Feb. 12. (A. P.) The governor signed 13 house bill int lull ing the measure making armistice day a legal holiday and the bills regulat- j .ng aircraft and providing admittance of world war veterans to old soldiers' homes. I 'the senate todav- najtsed a hill nine-' I ing the motor bus linea under the lur- isdiction of the public service comniis-' ision. It requires the bus comnanies to furnish adequate facilities along the rou.es tor use of passengers and to prevent their use at railway stations. 1'exlrral Jap Ijiw SALEM. Feb. 12. (A. P.) The new administration to be ushered In next March intends enacting; compre- ' hensive legislation on the Japanese question in the I'nited States and Sen ator Lodge, chairman of the foreign relations committee, has advised a:nit anv state legislaion on the subject, according to a telegram re-ceivi-d today by- Senator Ledjfemaa from Senator McNary. J To Refer to People. SALEM. Feb. 12 (C. P.) The question of compulsory listing of per sonal property for tajUuv...fiurpoei prohebly will be referred to a vote of the people at the next election. The senate reconsidered the vote by which 't previously defeated the hill cover- ing assessment of peraonal property. and referred the bill to a committee with the understanding It will be am ended so as to refer to the people. A bill introduced in the house au- . (prizes the state highway commission to construct or pave streets in towns of less than 2i00 population, and pro vided that such streets form titnte Fish CcmIp Passes. "B came runouiB ul targe inu ine i- -- - - - msu mniiiirn- it will ticl11"1 "me rt i ecoiiiiiieuocu uy nv I governors - WASIIINOTON, Feb. 12 A. P.) The house rivers and harbors bill lure appropriation committee approv- ed by the sena e agricultural com mittee c-irred 2ti U0,000 more than the JS 3,0110,000 house total. The prin cipal increases are $200,000,001) for purchase by the treasury of federal farm loan bonds and 33.000,000 for loans to buy seed for farmers In drouth stricken areas. CHICAGO. Feb. 12. l'. P.) Modification of the national working reements ami reductions of wages wont lie opposed by the railroad uni ons if rail rood owners cun ahow the modification wont be Unjust and tin. reasonable to employes, according to rati union leaders here. "Railway workers seek no special I privilegt s." said President Jewell of , the railroad shopmen union. "They are entitled to a square deal, they should not be expected to accept less. Through their organization, they are ready at all times to make ranges In wages, rules and working condition when such changes ure found to be reason. unc 1SKT UVDICMS HliiKANK. Wash.. Feb. 12. (A. P. Six men alleged member of th- I U". W. were arrested here yewterd.iv ror seiunx alleged armca! literati! e 101 the street. Stale vagrancy eh . are to be filed against them, policy jii. licence in the last 10 day a l.itl 1,1 I ! men hae Inn arrested In Hpokane iter selling radical papers and books.