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In Pendleton and Umatilla eounly of
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CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, TUESDAY EVENING, MARCH 1, 1921.
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Increase in Electric Company's
" Charge Forces .State to Con
sider Installing Own Plant.
COAL COST ALSO BIG
ITEM 'OF EXPENDITURE
Institution Paid Out $12,913.
53 for Coal in 1920 Despite
Very Favorable Coal Con
tract. If electric power can be developed
at Umatilla rapid on the Columbia
river, one or the bis problem con
fronting the management of the EaKt
ern Oregon Btule Hospital will be wiv
ed. The Institution la threatened with
a serious advance In both fuel cost
and It charge for electricity. Ho w
rioua haa the Increase In the electric
rate become that the suite haa pro
vided an appropriation for a generator
of lia own In ciute of need. The mon
ey Is Included In the appropriation
just panned by the legislature and was
obtained on the strength of the fact
the I aclflo Power ft IJght company
haa nearly doubled the charge for
power supplied to the hospital, s
Metric Jlate Advam-cd.
For the year me the Institution
paid the company UlM for Juice
- lot at the rat. now being
- .wlnst-WHr ImaUuUun the , l-r
1921 will be approximately l-ujoo. It
U asserted the company la charging
the siate higher than Ha published
tariff and more than some other local
user are paying. Ir. belter ay, su
perintendent. Is of 'the belief the state
can provide Ha own generator and
manufacture electricity from coal at
g lower rate than la asked by the elec
Co.! Coat 1S.IS.M.
The state hospital originally used oil
1 Kiii an hiiih hiu befcome the
price of fuel oil that coal 1 now be
ing used with an oil supply on hand
reaerva. The Institution use.
about 60 cars of coal a year and at
present haa a very favorable cow.
Coal U bought at the Rock Spring
mines for 12.10 per ton anu la i-u...
IS laid down in Pendleton. The
contract will provide sufficient coat to
last until summer when it will be nec
essary to contract anew. It la feared
the price then obtainable will be high
er than the Imnmutlon la now paying.
S Firemen VwA
Frcm what ! known of present
prices for coal to large users It Is pos
sible that the hospital s fuel bill, under
a new contract may run to 120,000 a
year. This of course Is the baie cost
of fuel and doea not Include tne labor
expense Involved In heating by coal.
Three firemen ara used In the opera
tion of the hospital's heating plant,
which labor cost would of course be
reduced in the event the Institution
could be elootrleally healed through
power from a souive like the propos
ed Umatilla raplda plant.
State Are OotoWhiI.
mim belmr nalil by the
state for fuel and electricity la cited,
to show that ine mate oi j. ...... -
nowioniiiF interest In power from
Umatilla rapids beca e It has a Inrge
and rapidly growing Institutions lo
oi..u In the nroJect. in Wash-
cated p'XenU.rr to b.
lngt,? Uumlnr that th. Walla
supplied. Assuming that vaita
U7.Un tiriunn la navinc as mucn iw
h local hoKltitl for power and heal
It may be seen the two states are pay
ing something like IDO.OOO a year on
thls'score under prices now In force or
soon to apply. Such being the case II
is evident that both Oregon and
Washington could afford to exert
themselves with a view to hastening
development of the Umatilla rapids
CAPTURED IN IRELAND
LONDON, March 1. (P. P.
Pronosala for a union of the Sinn Fein
.,.,.! ih. uiiMMinn soviet force were
contained In documents cuptured In
Ireland, the Irish office announced.
One of the document suggested
that the nusHmns be asked to cease
their present activity, "which wa to
the disadvantage of Ireland, but to
store up their energy for action on a
store up ineir energy ni w..
new and more revolutionary plane,
.i-i.,nuil.iir F.ivfnfl wblrh Can dls
detonating forces which can dls- y Ui fronla hert attnek. following 'chambers or comuieree and private : exchange. All pens rouna a reoav
rate Ihe Hrltbjh empire from pleurisy, underwent a third operation j companies to orgunUe the first route, 'market, however, the principal nctivlt
in and fusing the best element of today for the removal of p m from thejlt was' wild.- Nearly tt- hundred lani!- today was In' P.ussinn sipilrrel. l,6iP,
mrlh and outh In common rev- pleural cavity. He Ih reported to bejlng fields not part of Air Service pro- S4 j pelts bringing 11,:e2,S, with the
unary program." resting comfortably. 1 petty ulicady are charted. lop f 1.53.
united states troops ave
life of president porras
when mob Attacks his home
3 WEEKS OFfORCED
, HUNGER STRIKE IS
EXPERIENCE OF HEN
Three weeks without food or
watir la the record exlal)llnhed
by the first known hunger strlli-
Khs Is a Ilarrod Hock hen
owned by Dr. D. C. McNabb and
her little Intitalinn of Mac-
4 'HA-lnftv was fit the McN'nbh nines
on Court street. Some time ago,
aner miigent eiion, me nen ac
cording to the custom of her
slH-ctea hatched a number of
chloks. Pr. M"N'a'b, not wiuhlng
to have all the hens engaged In
mothering; took Ihe chicks from
the happy parent and added
them to a group for which an
other hen waa caring.
The first hen tn "luted upon
priority rights and Dr. McNubb
waa forced to lock her In a coop,
Hera she remained, forgotten.
Until th'x morning .when the doc
tor bethought himself of the
piisoner and released her. The
hen, wlt(i a glad cry, but show
ing no unludyllke haate or undue
eagerness, ate a aulistantlal
hrtakfust and drank deeply of
Despite the fact that she
shows not a flicker of recogni
tion for her tables, the doctor
believes that the mother went on
a hunger strike to retrieve them
for during her Imprisonment she
nuulo no outcry. Hcrntchinaj for
food was imKssille, for the coop
is stoutly floored and It is very
Improbable that other hens, no
matter hi' sympathetic, brought
food lo the mother.
OKI i:it8 TO I'AV KKPAKATIOXS
WY1X March 1. (A. P.)
Germany's delegates to " the confer
ence w.th the allies made reparation
offers of approximately 30.000,000.000
gold murks or about $7.500. goo.000.
I Jo.vd-forge waa -repartaU U) have re
plied that unless the Germans had
something heller to offer there was
no need In continuing the conference.
HARDING REGRETS 10
LEAVE OLD FRIEND
LIE ELS U. P.
I Dont Seem to Have Any
Feelings" Says President
Elect Eeferring to State of
Mind at Approach of Mar. 4.
MARION March I
d.. nn. .n.i
hted bv the United
Press.) President-elect Harding told
the United Press In an exclusive inter
view what a man thinks about as he
approaches the assumption of the
greatest Job In the world. It was a
simple expression of keen regret at
.ntir.v r...m "thtt fnlkA'' in Marion.
Strolling along the street as we talk
ed, Harding was haltod every tew
steps by acquaintance whom he ad
dressed familiarly aa Joe or Charlie or
Jim. "I seem oblivious to It," he said,
referring to the greut drama In which
he will play the leading role shortly.
"I feel perfectly normal. I don't seem
lo have any feelings at all except re
gret at having to leave Marion and
the old town folks. Tou can mark
that down. It Is. a real regret. It la
a little hard to leave after you have
spent, your life among these people.
The only time 1 can realise it is when
I am dealinir with appointments and
problems I will soon have to face."
X "il. time Harding had reached
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deposited a huge roll of bills, making
his own deposit slip and wailing in
turn at the teller's window.
TF.XIMiKIl HAS SIIADK ,
MIkWAUK.HK, Wis., March 1. 1 A.
P.) Iw Tendler. Philadelphia light
weight, had a shade over sailor Fried
man, Chicago, in a 10-round bout la;it
night according to local spotting
THNXIS TOVHXEY IX FltAXCK
NHW YORK, Marcn 1. tA. r.
The world's hard court tennis cham-
pionshlp tournament -111 be held
Paris May 29 to June fi, it was an -
nounced yesterday by the C 8. lawn
tennis amoc ation.
Wm. T. TUiien ll ana mm. nuii"'
Pjurstedt Mnllury are to represent this lance equipment-accommodation that
NOTED SINGER HAS
r;W Yi'iiiv, .Marcn i - i . i !
par,0 wri0 has recently been critical-
t.. (ii hirt atlnrli fntinwintt
mm rrnu !
minis vi biu iiiwii
Mob Was Instigated by Men
Angry at "president's Pub
lished Interview Saying He
PANAMA. March 1. (A. re
united Biates troops saved tho life of
President Poiras of Panama when a
mob broke Into the executive mansion
vrsterray. The moh was Ini-tlgiited by
men who were Infuriated over tho
president's published Interview slating
that ho favored a settlement wilh
Costa lUta after Panama had recng
nlssed tne territory the Costa It leans
Porters at Station Hesitated to
Carry Baggage; .Represen
tatives Were Snubbed at
Ui.VDOX. March 1. Kd I Keen,
V. P. Staff Correspondent.) The al
lied leaders met this afternoon to con
sider what penalties would be Inflict
ed on 'lermany for not meeting their
rvporation demands was officially an
nounced, following the first session
wilh the German delegate. After
KoreiRn Minister Von Simons Infor
mally outlined tho German counter
The allies refused to hear the ex
perts who were ready to testify to the
sums offuied us all, yernmny could af
ford to pay. The Herman offer was
",290.00,o0rt. The allies demanded
The Oerman delegation was receiv
ed coldly tn London. Porters hesitat
ed to carry their baggage and the rep
resentatives were snubbed at the Ho
tel Savoy where they were quartered.
Von Simons and other memoes of the
party took the snulrn with apparent
Terms Uepartlci! Vliatferitablo.
liONDOX, Mar.' 1. (A. P.) Pre
mier Hrlund said that the German
ni-oDOKuls were so drawn they am
nroDosals were so drawn tney am-
ountcd to an offer that If the allies
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favorable terms then Germany would
fmv the AlllfS.
The d fr culty, a u is pomiea om
, the a.ed quarters,, s for Germany
to obtain these So billion marks with
nut the allies doing It largely for
them, which the allies regard
w noiiy unacceptable.
Von Pinions declared that German
fiiKinrinl exDerts had Informiul him
that the flint five yearly Installments
must bo paid In goods and 'labor,
(.crnian People Keady.
Von Simons declared the proposals
made at the Paris conference in Jan
uary were contradictory, demanding
the production to speed up and nt the
same time stifling the international
competition with a twelve percent ex
port iux. He urged the total amount
be named, declaring the German peo
ple were ready to. make the sacri
fices to moot it If a definite instead of
un indefinite liabilities were named.
After hearing Von Simons' tsute
mcnt, Mnyd George suld: "Germany
u.iiwM, tr tn have romnletcly mlsunder-
j stood the realities of the situation.
The allies have already agreed that
such a proposal is lotatiy unaccept
toAKHlNCTOM. March l. (V. P.)
America's first model aerial high
way will be constructed early tnis
yiyir, tiie V. S. Air Service cteciareti
..It-maw will nniiiieer WllHbmir-
ton and I .ayjto... Ohio, this state nt
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vuta. The fields all w 11 be equipped
i,h rnul con,,'1 tallons- ntht na'
L.,,i .1,1- honsinir and niainten-
win mulifl D-enernl travel over' the
ronte safer, the announcement aum,
than auto touring by road.
The primary purpose of the airway
will bo to demonstrate the value of
such routes not only for commercial
use hut for national defense, and to
test whether they should lie subject
to federal Interstate legislation ratner
(linn slate control.
lleing without authority to pur
chase ground for landing fields, the
Air service is co-opertiung wnn local
' IS RECEIVED COLDLY
STEPS ARE BEING
GERMANY TO PAY
There is Renewed Signs of Life
in Infantry Camps and Ac
tivity is Felt in Army Cir
cles. FRANCE HAS CALLED
OUT CURRENT CLASS
France Refused to Demobilize
Army. Which Had Served
Time; Other Troops are in
PAitlS. March t. lU. P.) Pre
liminary steps for the execution of the
military plans devised by the allies to
force German obedience to the repara
tions demanded were taken. For the
first time in two years, trains of loiig
anouted guns are being dragged to the
frontier. There la renewed agns of
life In the big Infantry camps.
Will Anld I kIiiz Fim-e
Aside from the activity of troops
there waa no information regarding
ihe French pluns. In the lout two
moptliK, France has filled in her mili
tary organisation by calling up the
current claas and refusing to demob
ilise one which had served lis regular
J ho colonial troops are held In
-;adji -:(. for Mho ..advance. In
las' Germany formally declines to
meet the demands an action will prob
ably be taken as soon as Foch can re
turn from London to assume personal
command of the forces. The French
authorities stated every effort was be
ing made to avoid use of force. Every
where, however, there hue appeared to
bo full approval of the new military
activity. ' '
Trooiw Will e Withdrawn.
. WASHINGTON. March 1. U. P.)
The apparent approach of the Eu
ropean crisis has caused tne reiiuuu
er lender to hasten their plans of
. .., . ., a
Monh 4 With the French i
,...,, .f).,ord the
German border, American troops on
, ' ,tj,.. ,
the .Rhine w ... Jf "
er the new administration takes office.
The developments nY the London
conference on the German relations
have not changed tne repuoncan pmn
m lms V"": "
. t. . alaH n
move mini oe iiuhib wi ......
Also with the allies threatening to
occupy the German territory, plans ror
hrimriiiir about a state of peace be
tween the United Slates and Germany
throuirh the oassaee of the Knox reso
lution is being perfected in the senate.
NEW YORK. March 1. (Henry U
Fnrrell, V. P. Ptaft Correspondent.
If you're a "water-dog'- yon can have
fun next summer at bargain prices.
Otherwise it will lost you Just as
much to play as it did at lust year's
Ji gh' prices. Leading sporting Roods
manufacturers here say that swim
ming suits and paraphernalia will be
from 25 to 40 percent cheaper, but no
culs will be made In the price of ten
nis, golf or baseball equipment. Very
few increases in prices will bo made.
however. . '
Tennis equipment remains about
theeame price. Palls will still be sold
for sxty cents and a good raeipiet can
be bought' for 15. Net, posts, reels
tapes, etc., remain at the same prices.
The difficulty tn securing seasoned
ash and the high cost of material for
strings Is keeping the price of rac
quets up they say. Ash has Jumped
tun i (. I .-... ... J....' " .
In nr ia nnd the nrlnC
of "gut" has not only mounted in tne
same-proportion, but the packers arc
Unwilling to. handle it.
Tn nninilns out the difficulties en
countered In manufacturing racquet!
one big dealer called attention to mi
thing not generally known to the la
player, that only "gut " from grass i e.
In nib could be used. The prodnc
from alkaline fed anitnuls Is too rough
miens coxTiNrK Tt pmJM-
ST. l.Ol'IS. Mn., March 1. tA. P.)
Bharp decllnea fwm prices prevail
ing last Aiay continued tonny m tne
winter auction of the tnteniotional tin
CHEAPER TO SWIM BUT
PHYSICIANS HAVE ABANDONED
HOPES OF CLARK'S RECOVERY
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WASHINGTON", Alarch 1. (V. P.. Hole for the recovery of Champ
Clark, former speaker of tho house, tiho is ill wilh ji'.eurisy and complica
tions, was abandoned by his physlc'an today.'
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'WASnTNCITt'X',' March I. (IV P.) The cc:irtiUf:ri"cTCliamp''i;'l,iirfs de
scribed as "extremely serious.' Me may not live through the da', t'tark
has experienced alternate ralMrs and sinkirg spells. Yesterday he waa re
ported tetter but his condition took a turn ! r the wi.rse lust night
OPENING DATE IS
SET FOR MARCH 15 i
March 15 has been named as the
date for the opening of a campaign to
wrth f stock in the Xorth-
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west urain ana iiiiy snow 10 oe ntiu i
here .September 19 to 24. Stock is in'
be sold at S 10 a share.
The exhibit -will consist of vario'ja
kinds of wheat, and wheat hay; edii-j
rational exhibits prepared by agi icul-1
U'ral colleges, experiment stations, and 1
rm bureaus: northwest intercolio
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Kiltie K1K.II JUUhlHK win.i. i.......
grain feeds, alfalfa meal and other
manufactures products of grain and j
r,..Hinw iniMilseI I
Ribbons, medals, cups and $1500 inirenate. declared the I nited States is
ash premiums will be awarded for thai in a critical situation regarding her
exhibits and the lodging contests. i foreign relations and must have an
The first three days of the snow win
be given over to lectures and demon-
strations by leading authorities on
grain and hay grading, seed treatment,
s?ed cleaning; and other subjects rel.it-
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U1IT lO prO!K'U(n Ui:U Ill.ll MUHn. J llIC Ill-AV (Pira.urm ..... ....-v
Grain judging contest will also bejer to initiate such a conference with
held early in the week. j out congressional action. "We. got
Iuri!ii; the entire week the shew 1 nothing out of the war. he saia, ex
will be open for Inspection. Music; oept a chance to have an adequate na-
vvill be furnished by the i;ound-L p
IcmVnnd the big crowd will have op-,
lorton'tv to see the best of the North-
west's leading farm crops.
Located in icntfi , j Stat; an etfott was mnae to o-'isen
The location for the show h;i not i our rights, but it appears to have fail
been decided upon, but it will probably ' eii." He asserted that Japan Is su
lie in a bit three top tent on Main 1 m-rior to this countrv in her battle
street near the depot will he provided.
An advistory ci-.nmittee consisting
of men Whj are ipialified by exiierienc..
and trainiiiff to further the purposes of
the Show Is being formed. The follow
ins have atrreed to svive: Profi saor
ilcorge It. Hyslop. t--ari C o's '"H -
partment of O. AC; J. T. Jardine, ,
Director Oreson. Experiment Stations; ;
Snpt. I. K. Stephens, Sherman county:
Praneh Station; S-Uipt H. IC. liean, ,
Hcrmlston Station, Supt. llobert
Withycomb, Eastern tJregon Kxneri- i
ment Wiitiim; professor K. C. Sehifei . j
Washington State. College; Presiiieiv. I
Alfred Atkinson, Montana State Col-1
lone- C I. Greenfield, state Comnns
i , ' ,,.,,,, Montana; V, i
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v Shecban. P.iiho Wate wen t omnu
sinner. Other authorities are being in
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iprpviiaw C1TV ATissouri.
March 1. (A. P.i Four armed men',;,,.(r ,,uota. - 1
rolilied lleorge Williams, aged 6' Mr. lO'tt and- Caspar Woodward
rears, a postoffice messenger, of three' 1. ft today for Athena In the interests,
sacks of registered mail. ,.f ll.e drive. Hecause of his duties
Th robbers wavlaid ilunnis and
iihiluctcd him In n automobile to
point near Woomfield and then hand- nor edeott he-ng nclil in 1'ortiana to
cuffed him to a tree. day.
Senator Poindexter Says Japan
! is Superior in iier Battle
I Cruisers and Modern Scout
WASHINGTON, March 1. (U. P.)
Carrying the fifrht to the opponents
of the naval appropriations Dill, Sen-
ator Poindexter, in a speech In the
aaoiiuaie nan. xie uenaic .. . j
favor of an international disarmament
conference provided by the Borah'
J amendment to the bill. But said such ;
j an amendment was not necessary as
! . . . . ....n-,,Ant ..-ill K .1 un full nou?-
j vy. Now an effort is being made to
destroy that. We did not even get the
island of Yap.'" After it waa too late
(to protect the rijrhts of the United
cniisers and modern scout cruisers.
s When Japan completes her program,
; lie Sle wil! nave four capital
lhiiis of such great speed and fighting
j r.jius ,h;it they will be able to
j ..swcol,- ,u, Paeific.''
j . .
Seven thousand six hundred dollars
has been raised toward Umatilla coun
ty's $t 4 Hurt ouota In the Chinese-Armenian
relief drive, says Joseph X.
Scott;- county chairman.
Of this sum, $1.1. 'Hi was left as a
surplus from tho campaign for Middle
Kuropcan Pehef. The results so far
show ti nt about $.'..".34. S3 has been
donated la the county. Pendleton,
. w. .-..111! K.,a ..ioA.l 4
iij'.i. Helix went f ir over the top byj
raisics ST"i v,hitb is ;a above her
HALF OF COUNTY'S
lyiiota. while Weston is also over the
!toi with $;ti. They are the onl
t i..-n in the r.iiin'.v vi'hieh have raisedl
here. Mr. Scott was unable to attend s.
a ineeti:s of s'nte worker wilh Gover-
AS MAN TRIES
to wm m
Herbert Zeigler is Killed as He
Tried to Enter Apartment
After Being Told ' to Keep
MAN FAILS TO KEEP
Quarrel Follows After Woman
Meets Ziegler in Down Town
Cafe in Company With Two -Women.
CHICAGO. March 1. ('J. P.) Mrs.
Isabella Orthwein shot and killed
Vtertwrf 7eitrler miLnnirpr nf th rtlMid-
vear Tire and Robber comnanv. at her
apartment In a fashionable residential
district today. Ziegler leaven a wire
Mrs. Orthwein said the trouble starts
ed when Zeigler broke a dinner en
gagement lam night. He returned to
her apartment early and pounded on
the "t'Kirji. She said she threatened
to shoot him if he did not leave, but
ha L-prrt tin noonHinap and shA 4ecftm
fiightened, she said and shot him.
Mrs. Orthwein told the police that
Zeigler had been keeping company
with her since she divorced her hus
band, a wealthy resident of St. Louia,'
six months ago. "He told me there
: a meeting- t tM t.eltaotd f
the Goodyear company last night and
that he could not tnKe me to ainner,
she said. "He brought out a friend of
his to take me out last night and I
went with. him. We went to a, cafe
and I saw Zeigler there with two wom
en. An argument started and several
bottles were thrown between the
tables." She declared she finally told
but he tried to gain admittance to her
epartment through the hack door. t ,
apartment through th6 fcack door but
he could not get in. He then went
to the front door. "I told him "If you
come in I'll shoot you' and then ran
int. the, 1..1 room ami locked mv door.
He kept on pounding on the door and
. 1 nM-nrntiA hi,n t nmtttri AhoOt him if he
not ,eave-" shB f,nall" became o
ir;nieiieM diib iwr ......i.
and went to the front door, threw it
open and shot Zeigler. The man waa
shot three times and died instantly.
- Mrs. Orthwein, in rushing to the
door, knocked the telephone from the
stand. The receiver fell from the
Hr.,.lr nrtfl e'entrul heard the shots.
The police found the woman weeping
ever the lifeless body of the man.
Attempted Uf Km! Her lAle
Mrs. orthwein made a full confe
s!on. "I loved him and shot htm,"
she told the police when he wa taken
to the station. Person living In the
same building where the beauttful
divorcee had a luxurious apartment,
said Zeigler waa known to them a
Mrs. Orthwelna' brother. Tb.e police
said they were forced to struggle with
the young woman to prevent her end
ing her own life. "I have nothing to
live for now. I jet me die and end my
-llserv " h nleaded when the nolico
arrived at the apartment. .'She was
clad only in her night gown. in
woman was hyilerical.
DISPATCH CLERK IS
TAKEN TO TUNNEL
AND THEN EXECUTED
CORK. March 1. (U. P.) Drag
ged from the railway station here by
Svim Feiners, a dispatch clerk wa ta
ken to a tunnel and executed. It was
assumed they objected to the clerk's
part In forwarding official messages.
Reported by Major
W (1 o duv
La ii! mmm