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DAILY EAST OREQONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, FRIDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 25, 1921.
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Colorado and Wyoming Cow
boys Will Avenge the Mis
' treatment of Their Comrade
T0NS0RIAL WrTdE OF
COUPLE FIND NOVEL
WAY TO BEAT H. C. L.
BY OCCUPYING CHURCH
Students in Spirit of Fun Catch
Cowboy Known as "Mustang
. Jack" and Cut Off His Flow
ing Mustache. .
KOKT COM.1NH. Colo., Kch. 25.
LV P.) Following; tt threatened In
vasion by Colorado anil Wyoming
cowboys, to avenge their comrade's
mistreatment at the hands of the Co
lorado Agricultural collcfe students
here, this city U quiet after a night of
The trouble started over "Mustang
Jack" Vermllyea, a veteran Montana
cowpuncher, with a il-lncli flowing
mustache. "Mustang Jack" Is winter-
ins; here. Collage students cuitured
him a few nights ago and rut off his
tonsorial pride of Montana. "Alus
tang" with a large following of cow
boys, gave battle last night to a score
of student. Police reserves and the
fire department responded. A broken
leg, fractured collarbone and Internal
Injuries were among the casualties.
"Mustang" declares he has reinforce
ments coming from Wyoming ranches
and preparations are being made for
another skirmish. .
CINCINNATI. J'lb. 25, (IT. P.)
W. H. Httuck. Himduy school superin
tendent of the .Mcllinill.it church.
found a married couple beating the
high cost of living by using the church
for a home.
li'uuck found tho rnnn and woman
preparing bieukrutit on . - church
range In the church kitchen, using a
tuble with the church dishes. Two
pews had been converted Into twin
beds. "Wo are living hero because
It Is cheaper thun living in a house or
in un apartment," the man told
FRANK HELMICK NOW
CITY EDITOR UPON
THE EAST 0REG0NIAN
LAST B!G FIT
LViNG II 8.
THROUGH NEW FIRE EQUIPMENT
POWERFULSTREAMMAY BE SHOT
TO HIGHEST BUILDING IT CITY
OF COUNCIL IS ACCEPTED
TO SHEEP KILLERS
For Years the Survey Has Been
Experimenting With Differ
ent Kinds of Poison Eut This
is First Success.
Frunk llelmick, new city edl-
tor of the East Oregonlan, arrlv.
ed at noon today from Twin
Falls, Maho where he hiis been
serving as telegraph editor of
the Twin Tails Chronlclo. lie I
has also had experience on a
number of other Idaho pulillca-
tlons and while with tho Army
of Occupation in Germany was j
for a time editor of the "Long j
Mange flnlper," published by the
6ih Artillery J;rlgade. Mr.
llelmick was a member of Put-
tery "C," 146th Field Artillery, (
in which several l'emlleton men !
served. Lieutenant Wade Walles, I
s.n of ('. A. Walles, wns an offi-
cor In liattery "C."
(in the East Oregonian Mr.
llelmick succeeds H. Hherman
Mitchell, wh'j recently purchas-
ed a weekly paper In Western
Opposition Came From Two
Sources - One Declaring
World Conditions Demand
Steps Toward Disarmament.
LEADERS CLAl FIGHT
WILL BE WAGED TO END
FEAR A RIOT BUT
ONLY 3 BOTTLES OF '
HOME BREW EXPLODES
CI.RVKI.AND, Feb. 25. (A.
P.) The sergeant reached for
hts riot gun when three heavy
reports nhattered the silence of
the police station today. Three
bottles of home brew, which was
held as evidence, hnd Alown up.
Harding's Non-opposal to Bor
ah's Resolution Seemed to!
Strengthen Hands of Idaho
JOE FLL RESIGNS AS
Through official action taken by the
city council at a special meeting at 11
o'clock this forenoon o contract Is au
thorized for tho purchase of a Htut
six cylinder, ltd. horsepower triple
combination, hone, chemical and
pumping engfne for the fire depart
ment. The machine Is being purchas
ed at the hid price of 13,400 and the
deal Involves the taking of city bonds
f,t par. The company gives a surety
bond to keep a full stock of all neces
sary repair parts In Portland during
jthe time the machine is in use here.
1 At the meting this forenoon au
thority was also given for the purchase
1 nf a hi?h prewwre nozxe! and the ac-
WAHUI.VGTO.V, Feb. 25. (I P.)
The List bis fitfht tills congressional
j cession involving America's, futiiro
! preparedness for war, as well as her
fon ign policy is about to stait (ln th
(Continued o.i page S-)
HOOVER HOT TO
AL CO WE
Harding and Hoover Are In
Complete Accord on the Pro
per Functions of the De
partment of Commerce. .'.
NEW CABINifMEMBER , ':
WILL HAVE FREE HAND
In 'a communication to Mayor
George A. Hartman today Joe Ell,
chairman of the fire committee of the
city council, resigned the chairman
ship. Mr. Ell's communication to the
senate. The cause for tattle lay m ! mayor Is as follows
LOWDON", Feb. 23. (A. P.) Tur-
Vleh ftflnraHnna tn thai Knur l'iiMt ran.
ferne have i.eeeptd' the proferreS
rnuratton or me uitem ohiicii ue
twen Turkey and lireece regarding
Smyrna, and Thrace.
The Creek premier, however, e
pressed surprise that the allies should
suggest a commission of Inquiry and
cessation of hostilities. He thought
It would be difficult to halt tho vic
torious Gfreek'arniy. but would tele
graph the allies proposal to Athens.
WILL BE REPRESENTED
The new coyote poison introduced
this winter by the Uiological Survey h
proviiig to be sure death to the sheep
killing pests. This Is the report nia'hr
here today by Stanley t... Joweit, pieu
atory animal inspector for the Oieou.
For 'ears the Mirvry has been ex
perimenting wlrh different kind of
poison and different methods of put-
present baits were adopted ha.s unlvcr-
sal success -been w cured. The new
poison la called "l'l.er'a4.Scial" in
honor of Stanley E. J'lper, who per-
fected the new poison, r'tiychnlne is J
the basis of the pob.on. This !s com- i
blned with other ingredii ntu through I
heating process in such a way as to
conceal tho bitter taxte of the strch- '
ting it out so that it would bo attxac.
live to the coyotes but not until the
j nine. This has been the objection to
the use of this material In the past,
.. The laboratories for the tre;ia
of the pnlsnn 8!"emcne(rtit'-Alfwi
sue, New i3X,co.
Jewett says the poison is not being
used on any ranges urU by stockmen
without the consent of the stockmen.
It Is being furnished free to all stock
men who desire to use it on their pwn
range and personal demonstrations as
well as printed Instructions for Its Use
are furnished. They must agree tn use
it according to instructions and report
results to Jewell's, off ico In the post
office building at Portland.
Mr. K. W. Nelson, chief of the sur
vey contents that about &a per Cent of
all animals killed by the new poison
are foundi Frank Wiley, stockman at
the Klamath Indian Agency
the ni my and navy appropriation bills.
Consideration of the army bill began
! today. Oiiooeltion came from two
i sources; senators wTio are tUmandlns
j .'4 financial retrenchment, pointing otu
j tn;.t the army bill of mote than S62
o.jllions and the navy bill of more
ha.: 4 3f,(inu,oti widely miss the marls
The other elements led by P.orah,
who declare that the world conditions
Pendleton, Ore.. Fel). 23, 1921.
To Geo. A. Hartman. Hon. Mayor of
the City of Pendleton.
Dear H r: I hereby tender tb you
my resignation as chairman of the j
fire committee, for reasons best known I
to myself, said resignation to take ef
feet at once.
UNI ASK FOR HELP
mm a- mmmmm a
demand stnjis toward disarmament. I fT I T TMIT II 0 llII I
This group announced they will insist frlin 1 1 1 I VJ I! I
on a "show down" In the disarmament' I LJl.l 1 1 ill I U. Ui MILL '
Wartime Price Insisted on by
Shearers Rejected by Grow
ers Who Declare Present
Wool Price Wont Stand It.
' MAOKOoM, Ire:and, Feb. 25.
(A. V.i Fifty auxiliary police In lor-lit-a
wele ambushed near here by three
hi.nnred men who opened lire from a
cover of rorks, killi.ig the major com
manding th'j polict' and wounding
cven oih'.irs. The. battle lastej two
hour alter whhh the milit.ny With
drew. Hundieds of reserves later were
rushed to the scene from neighboring
ttirmrks unit u:th the aid of battie
aft olanis lcii,'Weil ttie ntturk. 1'he
cii.Mili, 11 t.f th.. im, hiikhorM hi.vt. nol !
Twenty-one: Pendleton aulomobile
firms will be represented at Pendle
ton's Fourth annual Automobile Show
to be held at Happy Canyon, March
10, 11 and 12.
All spaces have been allotted and
dealers are now making plans for
their displays. Special decorations. In
cluding myriads of lights, flowers and
colorful streamers, will be Used as a
setting for the new .models, trucks
automobile accessories, and shop work !
appliances which will be shown. Spe
cial music will be furnished during
the afternoon and evening by Saw
yer's orchestra and the high school
,1A hhilM will uin, .
Following ore tho 1'endloton auto
mobile dealers who will have displays
and the spaces allotted to them West
ern Auto Co., five; Simpson Auto Co.,
six; Kills Schiller Co., four; Oldsmo
hile Co., four: Stevens Motor Co., four;
Oregon Motor Garage, :x: Wallace
llrothers, four; O. K. Holdman Anto
Co., four; Pendleton Auto Co., four;
McLean A Suavely, one; Frentrel Mo
tor Car Co., one, and It. M. Tannlcr,
Accessory and rhop work sparet
r.ave oeen auoueu to aiich-imukiu vo.;
' W. E. Chase Co., W. J. Hums, Pen
dleton Auto Co., Hlnipson Tire Hervlce
Co... Willsrd Battery Co., e-'turgls &
HtorSe. JIamley & Co. and W. K. fcmPh
Each firm WUI nave one spare, wan
the exception of Mr, Puma, who hat
be-cit allotted two spaces.
reports : vice-pres:r!ent ;
the finding of 25 dead coyutes at the i tary- treasurer
.ult of jme day's efforts.
Jewett Arrived In Pendleton this
morning for a conference with his as
sistant, Elmer Williams, who came In
yesterday from a three week's trip into
the state of AVushinglon. Williams
will spend a few days with Govern
ment Hunter Chester lltght who l
working In Coombs canyon after which
ve will return to headquarters in
Jewett goes on to Ontario tomorrow
to confer with the widof of J ami's 11.
About fifty representative citizens I
lathered nt a buii'iuet in dining roora
i f the Methodist church last evening
ami formed an organisation to be
I nmvn as "The Mens Hrotliei hood."
i he banu.net was served by the ladies
vt the church.
j The olficera elected were; Arthur
j Jordan, president; A. W. Kugg, first
' vice-ptes.iient; A. J. Owen, secon
K. . Ttiomas, secre
and M. tt. LaHue,
The entertainment features of the
eveiiin.r, o' 'nslsled of group singing led
by Mr, Tucker, u vlolm soio by Mrs.
liiMiinson, uccoini'C.nifd by Mrs. H. P.
Mcivv'tizit-; voc:-.l sob,si iiy Mrs. r,ud-
rd and, numbers by a mixed ip.inrtei
aad a male ipmrtrt. Mrs. A. J. Orten
wis the accompanist. Tho mixed
1'inrete coimlnted . of Mrs. Wooiiurd,
Miss Giiliam, and Messeis Owens unci
The pnncipa idtircss of the even-
'luestion, as-erting tha world . would
doubt America's willingness to disarm
If the two appropriation bills passed
the present state.
As a result of the fight which lead
ers said they would v.ai.'e to the end, I
ene of the appropriation Mils may fail
to' pass this scfsicn of cuntrrras.
IlardiiiK Opposes Army Hill
The knowledge that Harding let it
o known that he is not opposed to j
V'oiah's resolution f'r a disarmament
conf( r-nct- seeirid to strengthen the
liLnds of the Idaho senator. Hard
.t.'f' I'pposition to the army bill will
be based partly on his effort to cut
;he personnel to the house figure of
'i'i,'"'0. Instewd p ITSjiiaa Jiroviderl in
he se:i.".te bill whii'h 'ciftnes with it
Increased appropriation for irmy pay
ot wventeen miliions.
JP's'rcs Adi'fluaie .Appropriations
WASHINGTON, Fel). 25. IA. P I
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republican leaders that he desired j
aileti'iate aplropriations for the navy I
nrd favored continuing thS present
building program without reductions.
With this statement of new adminis
trations policy republican leaders de
clared they would insist upon the sen
ate Increas-s over the house totals In
Washington growers of "wool and
mutton are looking to Oregon to fur
nish them with sheep shearers, this
season. This was tne word urougni to
last evening by Everett Hut-
ima, one of ' the leading
of the Yakima valley.
Following a meeting of woolgrowere
In the city of Yakima Wednesday But
ler got Into communication with local
EQ ! Pendleton la
A 1 ler of Yakii
j ."hi epmen o
i.xi.in, ! . :. ia. i.) a iear sh,.el,n1eI, and t.anic over iast evening
that the Lnited States will se.ze toe to sc.L.ure ,he m,, Ileeded. He ha.
French Antilles was aroused here bybcn conf,.ITing with Secretary -Mack
.Senator Kerenger. Bereniier. who rep- j Hoke jf the 0reC0I1 w0iKrowers. Dan
resents the Antilles in the French sen-f Snmne ad mhf.r ,,Mal Bheemen to
ate, declared the islands were essentml i . ' onH h, , r,rn hnmP wiih as
surance of plenty of help.
to America if the Monroe Dia trine is
to be upheld. The Petit Blue declared
there is American danger, asserting
that "Our American friends love us
and they love lis to the point of ab
DEATH OF MRS. ay
CAUSES ERIEF HERE
lihe naval appropriations hill, even c!
11 ' i isk of dtfe'ating the bill at this session
Mrs. H", Ashley Ely, aged J3, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Smith, for
merly of this city, died yesterday after-
I t:oon at 4 o'clock in Portland, accord
! ing to word received here last night
i by Pendleton friends.
Mrs. Ely. who was Gwendolin imiih
has been seriously ill since the birth of
government trnpiicr who
tills week by his horse.
was ' ing wmr niadi
The i pastor of I hi1
r K"V. John H. St
man was kicked in the stomach whtlo
out on his trap line and died after
reaching the hospital In Ontario.
Though Hart had only been working
for the government since January first
his widow will receive compensation at
he rate of SI5 per mouth for life or
jntll she remarries.
explained tho purposes of the organi
sation, and made the repoit of the or
i'. ini;.,'iiii'i committee.
A!emlershlp in the brotherhood is
open to ever man above the age ot it
and of good moral standing. It is not
necessary to be a member of any
The mice $1.7 5-8 marked
closing of March wheat today, being
s-lightly lower than that of yesterday,
when March grain closed at $1,117
1-4. May wheat closed at $1.5S. which
is higher than yisterday's closing of
$ I. fill 7-S.
Following are the quotations from
Overbeck & Cooke, local brokers.
Chicago Grain .Market.
Open'' High Low Close
Mar. $l.7-j, $1.U
May l.&ti . 1.3S 1.B4 J.RS
. a son two weeks ago. She was born
in Pendleton and attended grade and
i high school here, later graduating
! trom Portland Academy. She attend
ed the University of Washington and
was a member of Alpha Phi sorority,
and traveled extensively in Europe and
,rreJ Egypt. , . "
Flic Is survived by her husband, two
small sons and her parents, Dr. am
Mrs. Smith. Mrs. Ely was a youny
woman of lovely character and has
many friends here who greatly regret
Mis Claire P.aley and Miss Evelyn
Sommerville, close friends of Mrs. Ely,
will leave tonight for Portland to at
tend the funeral. Mrs. Claude Hamp
ton, of Eoho, a cousin of Mrs. Ely, has
been in Portland at her bedside.
It seems the Washington shearers
have formed an airtight organization
and are demanding 17 Vi cents per
head for shearing sheep. This is the
price . that has prevailed during the
past few seasons 'when the price of
wool and mutton was more than twice
as high as at present and the growers
do not feel their Industry can afford
to pay such wages. The growers are
effering to pay 15 cents per head and
Stanley Coffin, one Yakima man hus
MO.Ofifl head ready to shear as soon as
.he shearers can get to his flocks.
Sheepmen to Market Mutton
Mr. Butler also told of plans the
Washington Woolgrowers are perfect
ing to establish their own killing and
cooling plant on Puget Sound. The
growers feel there is too great a spread
i.etween sheep On the hoof and mutton
on the block so propose to actively en
ter the killing and marketing game.
A suit of Virgin wool is being worn
by Mr. Butler. It wus made from wool
grown on the backs of Washington
Ml Sep and manufactured into cloth by
the Bishop Brothers mill a Washougai.
In order to demonstrate that the
people could secure ral all wool suits
made of virgin w-oel at reasonable
prices, the woolgrowers of the state of
Washington entered into negotiations,
with the manager of the mill. Tile
wool was figured at 33 cents a pound
!c the grower and. the retail price of
the wool in each suit cajne to $12.9u.
Each of the growers then had his suit
ade by his own tailor. The price of
making the suits, including the lining.
1 minus etc, variod from $2.u) to
$35.00. Some of the difference de
pended on materials selected for lin
,?ias. Mr. Butler says the suits are
equal to those that have been upwards
If Hoover's Plans Carry, De-'
partment of Commerce - Will
be Raised to One of Most Im
portant in Cabinet.
NEW YOKK, Feb. 25. C. P.) So
completely are Harding) and Hocver In
accord on the proper function of the
department of commerce . that the
traditional personal conference 'could
be dispensed with. Instead ofjrolnif
to Florida. Hoover will devote Interim
before beginning; his official dutrea In
Washington to turning over to his
subordinates all his international chart
lty activities with the exception of the
American relief administration which,
he wfll continue to direct.
"Hie conditions; upon Which H
accepted his appointment include: .. A
complete reorganization of the depart
ment, extending its scope so as to in
clude supervision of the foreign com ,
merce, virtual control of the United ,
States shipping board, free reign tn the
administration department, . a' com- .
plete cooperation from the other exe
cutive departments. and the eiemina
tion of all "red tape.".
Hoovers associates pointed out that
carrying out his plans would raise the '
di partment of commerce from a prac
tical obscurity to one of the most jrn
portant posts In the cabinet. '.-,),
Ilnrilim n Perfect Accord , .
ST. AUGUSTINE, Feb. 25. A. P.V
President-elect Wnrdlngs selection ot .
Herbert Hoover a secretary of comi
l.merce is flnully confirmed hy Hard
ing who announced himself In "perfect,
iccoid" with the policies rff ged jby
Hoover as a coftditlon of his entering
the cabinet. ' - ..!;
IN RELIEF CAMPAIGN
. Helix, with donaUors totaling S450,
U 4Jvct the Top" In the Chinese ami
Armenian relief drive which opened
this moni'.iig. according to a telephone
.message Inst received by Joseph X.
.Scott, county chairman, from Fred
Sloes, who wth Archie Mclntyrey is
in charge of tlw Helix drive. The etty
is the first bt tlie county to complute
its quota. '
The Chinese-Armenian drive open
ed in Pendleton this morning with
workers in every precinct In the city.;
More volunteers are deeded, however.
says Joseph N. Scott, chairman, who
asks that helpers notify him.
. The response has been good and It
is probable that the drive wHI close to.
morrow n'ght. Those at work on the
campaign, are to report tonight to C.
IC Cranston at the Commercial Asso
TO OPEN TOMORROW
LAST PICTURE OF WILSON AND HIS CABINET
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i With one of the most modemljr
'stocked and furnished shoe stores In
the stato the Nye-Ward Company is
j prepared for the opening of business
tomorrow, in the room on Main street
jatUoining the Taliman Druj? Store,
j Finishing touches are being put on the
j const ruction work today by c. M. Oris-
noiu aim me. siock is Being installed in
fixtures expressly for the store. 4
An attractive feature of the store Is
the Vestibule front designed Jointly by
H. D. Ward and Mr. Griswold. Inside
the store the color scheme Is Inviting.
jthe movable furniture is of wicker with
blue velour and is supplied' by Cruik
'Miankk Hampton, Tho new owners
and their friends are proud of the ap
pea ranee of the place and believe the
store will 1m- a credit tn the city.
"Shoes, Hose and Service'' will be
ihe sloEan of the new store. It Is an
noon'vd thst the stock was purchased
at present day prices and will be oom
ib'te In all lines. Most of the lines
will t umier the store's own brand
but a numls-r of popular trade mark
rands will he carried including the, .
Uurd-Si hober. high grade ladles slioe
-d lh- Buster Brown shoe for ehlU
ilren. The store will also specialize W
. Both the owners II. . W'ard and Ji
C, Nye 'Will devote their personal time
to tho business. ,The store is to open
tomorrow mornlnir. '
This' Is t lie farewell picture-of 1'realden . Wilson and bis cabinet, it was taken in
the ra bluet room of tbs White House on P 'bruary tn. and is released today for pub
lication. The president came to the cabin t ronr" leaning on a heavy riibber-Upped
cane which ho continued to. hold In his fcand after 1 was seated. The president has
K'aind some weUht, but he is far from strong and 4iis face and his stooping carriage
plainly show the suffering he has endured. The photograph shows .left to rlghtlHres
blent Wilson and Secretaries Houston. Palmer, IHmieis, Meredith, Wilson, Colby TSa
ker, Hurleson, r&yne and Alexander.
lit II. DIM. IS I.FrT
HOWE, Neb.. Feb. ;:,,( V. P.l The
dtate hank of ilow building Is the only
thing left behind by burglars. They
stole all the money, fixtures and out
IMHAXH Hrsv I CIVHy WAR
Vhat part did Indians play In the
Civil War? This question Is Interest.
Irgly answered In a history Just shear
ed by the University of Oregon library.