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vol. 32 .Ir oregonian, pendleton; Oregon, Monday evening, February 21, 1921. '- " '
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OR; Or V
Bill Providing for Motion Pic
. ture Censorship Board Killed
in Upper Legislative House
OVER BOND TAXATION
Legislators Serving Without
Pay During Wind Up of ses
sion; Senate Votes to Reim
burse Construction Company
BALEM, Feb. 21. (U. I'.) The
hoiiM Judiciary committee hi report
ed fuvorably on senate bill an and
that measure la on the calendar for
passage by the house. (Note thin
bill ia the second Jneasure sponsored
by the Umatilla rapids power Kite as
sociation und when pusncd will muke
the governor of Oregon the hydro
electric commission of the stuto cm
powered to Meal with the federal wa
ter power board. The Rltner mtno
rlal, other measure urged by the
association, has already pawed both
i ) : "Movie"' 1WU Ikittcil.
HALK.M, Keb. II. (I". I'.) J'alnms
of movie, houses of Oreuon will contin
ue to receive their eiitertaliiment
AtraRht, without any dilution adminis
tered by a board of censors. The sen
ate Indefinitely postptmed the hill
which would have created a state
board of censors.
W ill JlrfcT lo ivnple,
'it Is Indicated thai the hitter fiiiht
which raed throUKhout the witslon
over bomb of ther stutcs ajd foreign
countries JtV he revived thiith the
Introduction of a resolution lesvlnfr
the question to a vote pf the people.
Wrvlnn WltliotH I-ay.
8AL.KM .Feb. 21.-rA. I'.) Hcrvirnt
without pay, as the constitution pro.
vldes for only forty days of session, the
legislature met today for tho final
The senate on reconsideration pa
ed tho I'lUterson bill nuthorUinK re
huhurfemcnt to' the Jncobson Con
struction company for expenses Incur
red In defending personal injury litiga
tion vlile worklna; under provls!ins of
the workmen's compensniion act. S.-n-ator
i:ddy mild he changed his mind
In fin'or of the bill because It was n
test case desired by tho Industrial
llraiMrtiottmiil IUII 1 1.
I SAL.H.M, Feb. 21. (A. I'.) The rc
' apportionment bill which caused the
heated debate Friday whs on the sen
ate calender for the third reading this
afternoon. At present the situation is
all up In the air with no chance to
predict the outcome.
' Washington, Fob. si. a direct
charge that baseball magnates ap
pointed Judge Uulis national arbiter
of their organljillon to defeat suits
against them Is made by Ucpicsonla
tlve Welty. The congressman was be
fore the house Judiciary committee
which opened the investigation and
impeachment charges brought against
Lnndia by Welty.. "His appointment
was a Dlaln attempt to block Justice."
be said. "Organised baseball named
htm In hope the action would stop the
, prosecution of the Chicago White Ho
plavers Indicted for gambling und
1240,000 anti-trust milt brought by the
old Federal league against tho Nati
onal and American lcagnos."
l.nnrted liV M",r
Leg looi house.
Snowfall, three Inches,
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PENDLETON SHOOTERS "SSS ! BARR WILL HANDLE
I a a t-t-nurv Arnrnil
UuKNAMtm SUNUAY : sua :i- HK HBftK rKUE
Score of 68 i3 Made Against
Score of 60 Made Week Ago
by Cheney, Wash. ; Dr. F. L.
Ingram High Man Here.
Pendleton won Its first match of the
Spokesman Ueview Telegraphic Shoot
yesterday. The score made was 6
which counted aualnst a score of 6"
made one week ago by the Cheney,
The local shooters really had n
two-in-one natch yesterday in ns
much as they were shooting against
Spokane as well as Cheney. The sea
son's contest started one week ago but
as the local club had not been notlfie,
lhe.y failed to thoot. The management
therefore allowed yesterday's score to
go against that of Cheney made the
week befoie and against the Spokane
team which shot yesterday. The Si'e.
kane score will not be known until tho
Uevlew arrives this evening.
An even score of local snooters
gathered fit Collins park to open the
season. The three high men ve
Dr. F. 1j. Ingram 24, John McNurlin
23 nhd Finis Klrkputrlck 21.
Other scores were; Fred Lumpkin
20, Guy Matlock 20, Peterson 20, Dal
ey 17 and Smith IS.
Peto Hollohan of the' Dupont Pow
der oonioanv was present and shot
with the local cliili.
Sheriff Houser was the host for a
large gutter party at 10 o clock this
morning. The affair was held near
the, Cuurrt street entrance and 15
gallons of buoze were sacrificed to
satisfy the demands of the law and the
curiosity of a largo and thirsty audi
ence. Those who assisted by pouring were
Deputy Sheriffs Hlilseway and Spear,
bounty Commissioner Bean and Chief
jf Police Roberts. , ,
Approximately .13 gallons of intoxi
.-atlng liquors of many colors were tie
.rtrojid. It was brought from the shine places by the officers and iiavtng
court house vaults in the original con- served Its purpose as evidence was de
tainers. These varied from small but- siroyed on order of the court.
SECRETARY OF STATE IN HARDING'S CABINET.
ST. AUOPSTINE, Feb. 21.
President-elect Harding has an
nounced that Harry M, Daiigh
erty of Ohio, has been selected
for attorney general.h'p.
"I think Mr. liaugher'.y is a
fine man and believe he will
make a great attorney general,''
Harding said. "And opposition
to h!7n only makes me more de
termined to have him." Hard
ing took occasion to reply to the
criticism of his proposed cabi
net. "It is going to he a cabinet
I am proud of," he said.
FORMER PENDLETON nMsStSri
Hoy Michaels, aged 2S formerly of not I trmaneii; ly r,.e inu ni-ont.i
this city, tiled yesterday at Pilot Hock teution to the work such as the cam
as the result of injuries caused bv an pnign requires.
accident In which a wagon Mr. Mich- During the meeting Saturday Judge
aels was drlvi.g upser and ran overic. W. Phelps, president of the associ
bis body, badly crushing his c'nest. He ulion. named the Washim.roii mem
was hauling hay on the Michaels : 'u rs or the executive committee i.id
ranch near Pilot Hock when the ucct- ! the first full meeting of the commit -dent
occurred. All efforts to save Ills' tee held following adjournment devei.
'iif i,,.viii.,, nB,i much enthusiasm en the part of
He was the son of Frank Michaels '
prominent Plnatilla county citizen.1
Ilesidcs his parents, ho is survived by I
a wile and two children, a brother,
Frank Michaels, Jr., and another
brother who lives In California. Fu
neral arrangements have not yet been
ties lo gallon jars. The amateur dis
tillers had even made use of glass to
bacco jars to hold their products.
Judg'ng frijn Do- odors that arose
from the gutter, some of tae liqiuu
contained little more than one half of
one per cent w hile other containers ,P0UUM, f bis experience as a mem
gave forth odors lhat suggested a reg- 1)tr of beum! handling the Colum
ular kick. In color it ranged from j j,a ,;isin project. Representative
pure white to a deep red und the odors I ji,,uitti of Kennewick is ulso consld
vurled as gieatly. jered valuable addition to the com-
AII of the liquor destroyed thisjmittPe ,Cause of his interest In in't
mornlng had boon in storage for sev-j ,(0 limj stm)e experience with the
- j oral months It had been
the several raids conducted on moon
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i WL.UMI.lf lllii IL. llVltlt
Executive Committee of Uma
tilla Rapids Power Site As
sociation Held Meeting Fol
lowing Convention Saturday.
C. 1. Hair, secretary-elect of the
Pendleton Commercial association
was chosen Saturday as executive sec
retaiv of the Cmatilla Itaplds Powei
Site 'association. The action was
taken by the executive committee at
ii meeting held in Walla Walla mi
r. Harr will
smuni , .. .
a i.- it ilHt'ich who nas sereu
as temporary secretary of the assoei-
i Mtioit since
iis nrg.uilKttion ot" an
. ,.w,t The cxevuuve cooi-
miltee is composed as follow.: It. .
Phelps, ctairman; ,1. M. Crawford,
, first vice pre
ident : s. it. ioui oiohh.
second vice president; Pat Lonergan,
treasurer; It. H. Stiiulield, Echo; ''
P.. Pwavze, Hcrinision; i '. . io. ;
I'matiHa: George Hart man, Pcndle-t,,-
1 M Kvle. Stanfield: Whitney
, i.i iril:nd: F. A. .Mennn'in,
Cox. I osco: -it . m. ..looo.j .. ,
i,.ir- it S. Hovnes, Seattle: ex-Gov-
,..,nr M. E. Hay. Spokane, and- Wil-1
ii Warner. Ahlerdale. Wash.
other Portland member of the
mittee Is yet to be named.
Spokane and Seattle were made by
delegates froin those towns Saturday.
1 Ex-Governor M. K. Hay served as
for the Spokane ncici-
! . ( is rP!?uriled
i . ,,- f executive
In ; fe(iPral water power board.
- 1 v0 ,me was set for the next meet-
Ing of the association but it is prob -
" ti..,i i
I 'S J hVnear future;
READY TO TIE
Briand Undoubtedly Will be
Succeeded by Former Presi
dent Poincare if He Fails to
Win His Point at Conference.
is to bankrupt europe
Poincare is for Making Ger
many Pay in Full and is Back
of Fosh's Plan for Further
Occupation of Germany.
LONDON, Feb. 21. (Ed L. Keen,
L". '. (Staff Correspondent.) As the
allied sla'esmtn gathered here, there
was a prospect that Germany's bill will
I redrafted; that the French cabinet
may be overthrown if that bill Is
ightened; that future relations be.-1
ttteen France and Britan would be fi
nally determined; and that Turkey and
Ureecc may adjust their territorial
claims and proclaim peace.
Statesmen have branded as "mpos
sible the chances of a split between
France and Britain, but they havft1 ad
mitted that they saw no chance of re
conciling the views of Premiers Briand
and Lloyd-George regarding Germany.
I'riand has been warned that his cabi
net would be overturned if he consents
to cut the bill of fifty-five billion dol
lars presented to Germany. Lloyd
George has declared that a bankrupt
Germany means a bankrupt Europe
and he is willing to consider the just
demands of that country.
llriand undoubtedly will be sueceed-
! ed by former President J'oincare if h
tails to win his point at the London
'conference. Poincare is firmly tor
making Germany pay in full and 1
baek of Foch'g plans for further jnili
tHfy occupatwn-T'ka ewuntryv Th
f r leticn troops are reauj iu wne t
iield and Foch's plans are laid for a
jfiiovemcnt which will split the Ge'
man territory, proDaDiy severing Ba
varia from the rest of the country.
GERMANY IS ADMITTED
TO MEMBERSHIP TO THE
LEAGUE OF NATIONS
PAKIS. Feb. 21. (Henry Wood. V.
P. Staff Correspondent,) Germany
was admitted to membership to the
League of Nations technical organiza
tions. The league council, at the op
ening of its sitting, invited Geifmany
to participate in the Internatioal con-fi-anio
at Rnrcelona next month.
I thereby iaugurating the policy of ad
mitting Iter to all the technical com
missions and pending actual admis
won to the league.
STAGES RETURN TRIP
Old Man Winter staged a return en
gagement in Pendleton last night -and
entered with the bigjest flurry of snow
i ,.vnerienceo nere mis wimei. ur. .
rainy afternoon, me snow orfan
tho "evening and reached a depth of J
three inches. The temperature fell to
23 but the maximum today is 44, and
the snow is melting somewhat.
Word from Meachain says that the
i-egion whs vi.srted by a big storm and
that 15 Inches of snow fell, making the
total snow three feet deep. , The
weather today, says the report, Is
cloudy with intermittent sunshine.
There is about seven feet of snow
along the divide in the Cmatilla Na
tional forest, accord!nx. to local forest
officials, with a six foot fall at Kamela.
The storm, says Major Lee Moor-
hl)lls1 , .ifficiiil weather olis
! er n,,, st,,,.sn than usual
ather observes, is lal-
L-tst y ear.
however. Pendleton had a tiurry oi
snow February 20.
TREASURER SAYS THIS IS
"i'louse. Mr. Taxjiuyer, call at the
court house und pay your taxes now."
So says County Treasurer Grace Gil-
""!' , u. . ,i, - ,n. ,i
The sherift s office has the rolls anil
is already lo receive the money while
the treasurer says the need for it is
great. Calls Jo cjlsIi county warrants
are daily becoming more numerous
while the coffers are entirely empty.
Holders of warrants are therefore
compelled to wait Until cash conies in
or prevail upon their bankers to cash
the wnrranis. The banks roust then
wait u:Hil the county is ready to II-
i nW..n-U 4lB 1 m vr o ra luiw illln mill
payable tho owners of property
TRAIN AND TROLLEY
SERVICE IS TIED IN
ALL EASTERN CITIES
Heaviest Snow Storm Since 1893 is Experienced in New Eng.
land States; New York is Practically Snowbound and Nine
Lives Are Reported to Have Been Lost as a Result of the
Storm: Another Storm is Predicted for Tonight and Tuesday.
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t. r. MAnbHALL MUnl
AFTER FAINTING AT
WHEEL OF HIS CAR
Y.. V. Marshall, prominent lo
cal business man and farmer,
sustained a cut on the forehead
and other minor cuts this morn
ing when because of a fainting
spell, he lost control of his auto
which ran into the corner of the
J. T. Brown undertaking parlors
on Main street.
Air. Marshall, who has been
feeling poorly for the past month
felt faiirj as he crossed the
bridge Mow the library apd
fearing unticcident, shut off the
power of the machine. The car
ran onto the sidewalk and struck
the corner of the building. The
windshield of the machine was
broken and the injuries to Mr.
lie was able to walk to a doc
tor's office, two stitches being
tarm in the wound. lr-. is con
lined to his home today, how
ever. Some weeks ago Mr. Mar
shall fell and hurt his shoulder
and It is thought that tho pain
from the injury induced the
fsiiitness today. He felt well
upon leaving his home this
II UYAKl fJOLF' TOVKXAMKXT
T. 1'ETKItSBl'RGH. Fla., Feb. 21.
(A. P.) The national annual Horse
Shoe pitching tournament, expected to
bo the greatest "barnyard golf event
held in the country, .will start tomor
rowwith"experts entered from nearly
The players range from 83 years to
ycr.ths in knickerbockers.
Frank Jackson, of Kellerton, owa,
is the national title holder.
Controversy Over California
Gulch Homestead Has Long
Course in Courts; Herder
Files Homestead Contest.
The land contest In which testimony
Is now being taken in the federal
court room Is an echo of the days j
when range feuds' between the sheep-
Inan and the homesteader were the i
rule Instead of the exception.
The title of the case Is Koueher
versus Keller and it is a case in which
Isaac Koueher is contesting a home
stead claim of Ray Keller. '
Koueher Is a sheep herder employed
by Charles Johnson, a pioneer sheep-'
man of the Pilot Rock country. Ke.
ler is the son In law of Charles Man
ning, a pioneer rancher of the same
part of the country.
Johnson and Manning were both
contenders for possession of the Ogil-
vy ranch in California gulch follow
ing the murder of Mr. ami Mrs. Ogilvy
several years ago. Johnson outbid his
rival and secured the ranch. This al
so resulted in Johnson having posses
sion of practically all of the land In
the upper part of the California gulch
One of the places net owned by
Johnson but aSnost. entirely su
rounded by his land or land leased by
him was a piece of land upon which
Keller was living as a homesteader.
In the fall of 1910 Keller filed a
claim against Johnson lor trespass
and when the case came to trial he
'Vtntlmie'l on oage ..1
BEAUTIFUL TIE TO
only required to pay half at tttfs time,
The law gives until after harvest for
,".,,,.,,, of the balance. If no part of
i the taxes are paid before April fifth
; the entire amount becomes delinquent,
i The tax rolls w ere turned over to
Sheriff Htvser and his deputies on
February 15, but to date the amount
of money turned in has been very
small. . The sheriff has not found It
necessary to bang out the S. R. O. sign
or to ask the taxpayers to please not
crowd in line. It is now possible for
one to pay his taxes with but little de
lay. A few weeks later and the cus-
are tomary long line will be in evidence.
I ROSTOV. Feb. 21. (U. V.) vvun
seven deaths reported, train and troll
ey service practically Is at a standstill
and shipping along the coost com
pletely tied up. New England la en
deavoring to uncover the heaviest
snowfall since 1898.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 21. (U, P.)
Another snow atorm over the greater
portion of territory east of Misstaelppt
and-north of Tennessee ia predicted
fortnight or Tuesday, following the ,
Blizwird of Saturday night and Sun
day which left many' places and par
ticularly New York, practically snow
bound. Nine lives are reported to
have been lost in New York aa a reault
of the storr. '
NEW YORK, Feb. 21. Driven by a
gale, a blizzard gripped New York to
day and blanketed the city with 12 1-2
inches of snow. The storm passed at,
10 p. m. Karly today the shipping;
board steamer Cold Harbor went
aground off Coney Island. The ves
sel was .refloated by 10:30 p. m. ' ?
Surface and elevated traffic? was
badly disrupted during the morning.
The water front was deserted, and
shipping at a standstill. 4
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FOR KERENSKY REGIME
-WASHINGTON, Feb. 21. A. P.)
Answering the suit by William.. Han
dolph HearSt to. tfUBUJj.bj6cxetary
of the treasury from any further
transactions with foreign governments
Solicitor General Frierson in the dist
rict supreme court, denied that any
money was advanced to the Kerensky
government of Russia and stated that
the, money is still under secretary
Houstoa'a control. He also ctenlea any
intention or advancing iunaa iu ner
ensky or any other Russian govern
ment. . .'
BISIXF.SH CONIMTfOXS IMPROVE
' WASHINGTON, Feb. 21. (A. P.)
Confidence that business conditions
will show a gradual improvement was
expressed in a review issued today by
the t'nited States chamber of com
merce. The review stated that "the
most convincing evidence that we are
on the high road te recovery is found
in the universal report of ateadity
growing sentijnent that .'business will
be better in the spring.' " .
LEAGUE OF NATIONS TO
ADJUST MANY PROBLEMS
PARIS. Feb. 21. (U. V.) Ques
tions of great Importance were laid
before the council of the league of
naCons when they met today. .The
t roblems included the attitude toward
Danxig and Armenia and the proposed
plebiscite in Iithuaniu, and plans for
relief in Armenia. A commission was
named to study the amendments to
the covenant of the league, one pro
posed amendment being the .elimina
tion of Article 10.
- STEAMERS FOR HAWAII
TRADE LAUNCHED TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 21. (U. P.)
The steamer Alaskan, bound for
New York to San Francisco is ashore
on the Lower California coast, south of
San Diego, according to advices reach
ing here. The vessel has no passen
gers aboard. Tho reiairts stated the
steamer was standing by to give assist
ance to tho pending arrival of a rev
Wheat rose In price today, Murch
wheat closing at $1.73 and May at
JI.B2. On Saturday. March whwtt
closed ut $1.7" 1-8 and $i.0.
Following are the ovulations from
Ovcibeck Cooke, local brokers.
Chicago Grit III Market.
Open High Lour ioe
Mar. $171 11.7$ 11.71 1.73
May l.: 115 Mitt ii