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COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPE2
CITY OFFICIAL PAPEE
EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, TUESDAY EVENING, MARCH 8, 1921.
Storming of Workrrens' Home
Is Cause of Many Killed
and Wounded Sas Dispatch.
, ARE TAKEN BY REBELS
ooviei Leaaers uaim All is
i Quiet in Moscow; Collapse
of Insurrection Expected
LONDON'. March . (A. P.)
tJeveral hundred person were killed
end many wounded dcrlng th receni
bombardment of workmen's mnei
In Moscow, eay a Helsingfom dis
patch. Over 100,000 arc on strike In
louder Are CHiMiiml
. LONDON, March ft. (IT. 1'.) All
bolshevk rommlsMion&rte In Pelioarat)
were either killed or taken prisoner
by the revolutionaries according to
the foreign office.
"All la Quirt"
NEW YORK, March . (V. P.)
"All I quiet at Moscow and Pclrograd.
Mutineer at Kronsladt are already
fighting anionic themselves, a com
plete collapse of the liiHiirrection la ex
peeled," aaid an official message from
Moscow lven out today ot the offices
of the aovlet Russia magazine
PROMISE MADE BY THE
If No Results Will Ask League
to Remove Provisions Barr
ing Union With ' Oermanj.
VIENNA March S, (I. P.) Aus
tria, will domand a right to unite with
Germany If the allien ilu not remem
ber their promle to uld her financial
recovery. Chancellor Mayor declared
In udilrenKlng the national aaacmbly.
"Aa aoon aa the lxmdon conference la
adourned," he aald, "we will npln
call the attention of the allien to the
aid promised, ajl not yet received.
Then If rcaulta are not 'obtained we
will demand the league, of natlona to
remove the provialona barring our
union with Oormany.
WASHINGTON. March 8. (A. P.)
President Harding la preparing a
vpeclal meaaage urging Immediato
ratification of the Colombian treaty
under which the Tutted Htatea would
pay Colombia twenty five million dol
lars. STRANGE EXPERIENCE
8AN IJIEQO, March S. (IT. P.)
From a Janitor to a British peer over
night la the experience i Oeorpie
Dowglaaa, a Janitor at the Holtvlllo
union high school. L'owgmsa' father
paaasd away, leaving him a rout in
the houae of lorda, which be will .ml
aaaume. "Lord Dowglaa'' will go to
Ireland, settle the estate ard rcturm'n
Holtvlllo to enter intj tho miraeiv
business. - 1 s
Reported by Major Iee Moor house,
W d n esday
fair. . ,
This picture shows President Wilson and President-elect Harding on their way from the White House to
the Capitol, where Wilson transacted the closing business of his second .term as. president and Harding was in
augurated as his successor. With Wilson and Harding rode Congressman Cannon and (at the extreme right of
Ihe picture). Senator Knox. . ' -
Decision Affects 30,000 Men
in Chicago; Remainder Are
.in Eleven Market' Centers.
EMPLOYES OBJECT TO
HIGH HANDED METHOD
Declares That 90 Per Cent of
' Packers Would Heed Strike
Call if One is . Issued.
CHICAGO, March 8. (U. P.) Th
wages of 200, 0C0 employes of the pack
lug compan'ca were cut approximate-
ly 12 1-2 per cent. The basic elht
hour day la abolished. " The decision
affects 30,000 in Chicaso. The re
mainder are in eleven principal .market
centers. The union leaders of th-.
packing Industry are now meeting at
Omaha to decide upon action. There
la apprehension among the employers
that a strike mav result.
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Vl J j... j
CHICAGO, March 8. 'Packins! i
plant workers will never go back to a !
ten hour day," Dennis Ixine. secretary
of the Amalgamated meat cutters and
Butchers of America, declared when
informed of the packers' action. "The
main complaint of I he employees is
on the arbitrary and high bunded
method In which the packers have
acted. Instead of proceeding orderly
and In a regular manner, they hav
adopted this proceedure. breaking
agreements made and defying the co
eminent. " I.ane declared 90 per ce
of tho packer employees are unionized
and would heed n strike call If the
Omaha meeting decides to issue one
Will AIUv hy IHM-Istou.
DBNVER,- March 8. (f. V.1-
Twenty-flve hundred picking house
employes here who nre affected by the
wage reduction, announced In Chicago
will abide by the decision of the state
Industrial commission, union nffic'als
declared. A mass meeting of packing
house employees has been called. .
Affect K'HIiuj Gang.
CHICAGO, March 8. -J. Ogden Ar
moiir said the puckers were not In
tending to return to a ten hour day.
"The whistle will blow at the end of
eight hours the same as susual and the
revision of the working time will ar
feet chiefly the killing gangs, wh'ch
will work, when necessary, ten hours
at the reinbir rate and If over ten
hours will receive lime and a half.'
FOrXI GVILTY BY COl'HT.
CHICAGO. March 8. (f. IM
"Mike Dc Pike" Holtler and five
others were found guilty by a jury of
the federal court of conspiracy to vio
late the prohibition law In a 20rt,lMH
j i whiskey deal.
yt, AND WILSON ON WAY TO IN AUGUR ATION
S . --'V'' .
fo:lu called into service
HIS. March S. (.Mm Ho Gmi.lt
..-'t i'f t :oore.:Mind''nt nrlla ih
own ln k into war tlniPs. when uie
JyoingHt clans of lrcr.ch HoMiera wei f j
athercl bere for pi'rvice in Germany. !
Suddenly called to the colors, the j
poilu fprawlcd about their iroup trains j
today roaring cbeora after Hie fii"Kt i
acctiona to depiiii. Canteeim were
clanking agaitiht tlio "hurncK"," ''
(hey paradeil the narrow limits of the .
station grounds, vainly trying lo fl'-j
1'ear otsltvious t'l the Interest t tiey ar-
owsed. The soldiers looked lithe and
ready for the work to come. .
LL HEALTH CAUSED "
NEAR SUICIDE, UKIAHil
Because cf dcsiiondency d'lp l ill j
health J. IT. Wan;rirr, ' hardware j
fialcr ut t.'kinh, attempted sulc'e i
yc .ierdav by cutting h's neck with a I
laior. He slashed his throat from car
to ear Ivit dM not cut his windpipe. Ai
nonn today he w:i. reported aa still
alive with prospects for recovery.
The injiued man had lived at I'klah
for a iinmlicr of ye'irs and is about 5 0
yours cf ago. Ho is unmarried.
12V2 PER CENT THROUGH-
OUT ENTIRE COUNTRY
CHICAGO, March ' . A. P.)
t,llckera ,,ave .ul,U),lce,i a ,we!vo and !
a naf percenl, waste reduction in all!
parts of the country March U. It at- 1
feets 100. eon workers. , . J
SUMMONED TO BERLINknSIHsSi1'
. T, . ", .
PAUI8. March S. lv P.) tier-
u. an Ambassador Mayer was summon-
terPn, It is believed he m he- '
ing called home in connection with thi
allied advance into Germany.
SAN FUAXCltfiV, March 8. (A.
P.) The Southern Pacific has an
nounced a reduction In wages of un
skilled labor throughout the system on
April IS. "A minimum of 30 cents an
hour In (he southern division Is some
what hiftl er than in other zones
PRESIDENT IS ADVISED
.NOT TO WITHDRAW THE
- SOLDIERS FROM C0T0
BAt.I'OA. rnr.aina, March 8. (C
P.) Municipal councils thmugho it j Nut I mliT Consideration.
Panama have advised President Por- j WASHINGTON, March S. (V. P.)
las not to withdraw soldiers from thi Secretary Weeks announced after
mroviiice of Goto nor accept the Costa the cabinet meeting that the wlth
lllcart boundary drawn By Chief Jus- 'drawn! of tho American forces from
tico White of the United Stales. 'the Rhine is not under consideration.
.IV . fciiiSbU-, .yxX jv
;H0N. M.J. FOSTER DID
NOT KNOW HE WAS IN
fv'.rn! men seek honors, some
men shun them and some peek
fjirne without knowing thereof.
For proof of this comes a story
that Inns like this:
Act 1 J. H. Baton. Guy Mat-
lock and fellow conspirators cir-
ctilate msterii'us petition which
Is freely signed. '
Art 2 Petition is presented to
M. T Kor. "What it it," he
asked. ".Si.mi It along with the
n st of ns aivl yon Will sec,'' he
was toid. He'slRned the p:;per
i;rtd then dlwoWfeiS Mat it was a
petition to lme M. J. Foster
named at do catcher.
"They done me dirt hut I'll
gret even," says Mack.
DECLINE iN PIT TODAY
Wheat continued its decline today.
March wh.it closing at, f l.tifi and Mai
at tl.Ss. Yesterday March grain
closed at $1.6Tt, and May ot $1,59.
Pollowimr arc the quotations receiv
ed by Overbook & Cooke, local brok
local interests do net appear anxious i
to extend, their open interest. The j
pveatner soutnwest agitin snoweo raui
! and crop conditions on the whole thai
could not le lniproveo upon. nere
Were no s.gns of mi'cxpurt uuslness
lor urgent eah iimand from any dl-j
I leetlon. On the oilier hand country
! offerinss are reported light with little
(lispor'.tlnn shown to market ho!dlncs.
A nrrtnt i .... nr,4 . A, ,,-!.. oa.bn, t,t'l..
.,,.., ' 0,.,.r. I
lossless which would be' in our faVoi I
if there was any demand., Th(- issu-
mice of the government report .after
(lie close ta1avwi!l prorhly ptil lllOrt
life and downward trend to the luai j
NO ORDERS FOR WITH
DRAWAL OF AMERICAN
JR00PS ARE ISSUED
WASHINGTON. March 8. -tl'. P.
No orders of any kind have gone
forward to the American army of oc-
cupa'lou on tho Ithine, Secretary f
'War Weeks said. ;
. . I
f. . N
- V ' ,
WILL BE MOST
Clara Smith Prepared to Give
World Most Sensational Jolt
of Scandal Since Thaw Trial.
WILL GO INTO DETAIL
OF LIFE WITH HAM0N'
Will Spare Nothing to Walk Out
of Court Free Woman; This
is Only Way Out for Defense.
Ar.tol'OlJE, Okla., March . (I.
P.) Clara Fmith la prepared to give
the world the most sensational jolt of
scandal since Evelya Xesbit Thaw
I wrote her'lifes -hiatory into tho court
records. Clara s'milh, who stands trial
on Thursday for s'nylng Jake L. Ham
on, a national political power and j
miracle mart of the southwest, is to tell
11 to tho Jurv, is definitely understood,
here. Liberty looms sweet to the sec
retary and protege of the dead million
aire. She will spare nothing not evei.
the most intimate detail of her life
with Hamon to -walk out of the court
i 'free woman. This is understood to
be the only way out for the defense,
t he deathbed statement of Hamon
that he accidentally shot himself while
leaning the pistol will perhaps never
e presented by Clara Smith s attorney.
RENSKY DIRECTS THE
.COPENHAGEN. March 8. (A. P.)
1 I n.1.,1- k'j.n.tKtfV lO'eOlier Of tile
i...'. .,.-.'t m-ei-tnrneri bv !
:he h'olsCviki in 1917 is reported at
Kronstadt directing the revolutionary
offensive ujrainst. Petrsirrad.
FOUR IN IRE KILLED
N IRISH ENGAGEMENT
1 ni l'.l.tN, Maix-ti 8. (A. P.) Four
wtMt. killed In engagements between
! lroo,w WA Stun Feiyers In southern
.Ireland last night.
j WILL STl'DY CONDITIONS.
I Major General Wood was assigned,
'at President Harding's request to go
jto the Philippines to study the con
ditions there In the light of Thillp
j pine aspirations for independence.
ALLIED TROOPS HAVE EiM
GERMAN TOWNS, MORE VILLAGES
VILL BE OCCUPIED DURIHG DAY
WITH THE ALLIED ARMIES, March 8.(U. P.)--The al
lied troops marched across the line today. In the early morn
lriir when the river mists were just beginning to thin out, long
columns of French, British and Belgian soldiers, equipped and
rationed for war, tramped over the bridges, into the German
cities of Dusseldorff, Duisberg and Ruhrort.
On horse, foot and artillery, they advanced to the Ruhr val
ley, Germany's rich mineral basin. As they swung into the nar
row streets of the old cities, the people peeped out timidly from
doorways and windows. t ' . ..
The operations were directed by General Degoutte of the
French army, from the headquarters at Neuse, opposite Dussel
dorff. : ' :
P. EMPLOYES WILL
REFUSE TO ACCEPT A
REDUCTION OF WAGES
SAN FRANCISCO, March 8.
(IT. P.) A prediction that 10,000
unskilled employes of the South
ern Pacfic, whoso wages were
ordered cut en April 16, will re
fuse to accept the reduction un
til ordered by the railway labor
board was made by K. W. Long,
General Chairman of the South
ern Pac'f.c clerks committee of
the Pacific district He declared
he spoke for SO per cent of the
company's unskilled employes,
whom he said, are organized.
BITTEH I WEAK
PORTLAND, March 8. (A. P.)
Livestock Is steady, eggs are firm to
a cent higher. Butter is weak.
JUDGE S. A. LOWELL
Crossed Continent From Maine
in Company With Mrs. Low
ell, His Mother and Baby Son
Thirty years ago today Judge Steph
en A. Lowell arrived In Pendleton, with
his family, then consisting of his wife.
mother and baby son. They had cross.
ed tho continent from Auburn, Maine.
of which state all were natives.
In discussing the local story of the
ueneration which 30 years compasses,
Judge Lowell stressed the history of
the profession of which he is a mem
ber. Of the men in the legal calling
In this county a getieration ago. Judge
J. A Fee and Charles Carter .alone I
remain. Colonel J. H. Haley was then
a canker. Marvin Turner was tnen (
PracticSngr; but has now retired to his
farm and Tho mo Fitzgerald was at
Port Townsend. Tho other men are
all new-comers at the bar.
Lawyers In County
In 11J91 the lawyers of the county
were D. V. Bailey, John J. Balleray,
John C. Leasure, William Parsons, X.
B. Humphrey. J. H. Turner, T. G.
Hailcy, A. D. Stillmnn, William Ew
ing, Lucien Everts, Peter West, J. E.
Miller, Charles H. Carter, Marvin Tur
ner, K. D.' McLaughlin. John A. Guyer,
Henry J. Bean, W. M. Ramsay, all ot
Pendleton; W. F. Butcher and Edward
DePeatt of Athena: J. E. Kirklaml of
Milton, and Stephen V. Knox of West
on. Judge Fee was circuit judge. Six
of the number are now living and six
teen are dead. '
Dr. F. W. Vincent was the leading
physician in the cointy, but he soon
retired from active practice to engage
in business. Dr. C. J. Smith had locat
ed, here in the fall of 190, a yoiwig
man whose sign proclaimed a partner
ship with the pioneer physician of
Walla Walla, Dr. Blalock, since de
ceased. Dr. Garfield has held the field
alone in homeopathy. All others of
that day are either dead or resfding
elsewhere. Dr. J. M. Pniett, then in
active practice here, soon retired and
established residence In Oakland, Cali
lloneers In City
Of the pioneer men who resided here
when Judge Lowell came to Pendleton,
many are gone. Here and there some
men who laid the foundations of the
city remum, notably Lot Llvermore,
John Bentley, Pen Burroughs, Lee
Moorhouse, K. Alelxander, Zoeth
Houser. Dave Horn, John Bean. James
Mey. and E.J. Sominervilie.
last five years-have witnessed a re-
I niarkable death late among the old--i
C'liiers,- the men who came in the
sixties and early seventies. Of this
j type there are still many women alive,
s fact which a roll-call of the Pioneer
I Society will disclose.
I There are manv of the older busi
ness men of Pendleton who have been
here more than 30 years, among them
J V. Tallman, E. J. Mnrphv, Charle
Rohrman, Joe Parkes, Joe Ell, Hienry
Schwarr, George DeMott, Walter Bow
man, Swearinsen Brothers, the Greu
llch brothers, Mark Patton. Henry
Schnlli, Frank Neasle, H. M. Sloan. C.
S. Wheeler, Ralph Folsom. J. P. Walk,
er, J. B. Tardiff. William Wilkinson.
C. E. Roosevelt, John Siebe- E, L.
Smith and H. E. Bickers.
Pioneers In ItuMnOBH
Judge well recalls that in 1891
Pendleton boasted of one millinery
(Continued on page I.)
I The French forces were under the
! direct command of General Gaucher.
; During the night the French advanced
; to the center of tho Duesseldorff
bridge where -barbed wire entangle
ments were placed. Pioneers wt-t
ahead, threw up earthworks and es
tablished a trench line beyond tho
. bridge. Just as if a lurking enemy was
waiting attack. Meanwhile mora
French troops and river boats, wera
coming up the Ithme past Coblen
where the United States army of ot-,,'
cupation Is based.
Pefore today's forward movement
! was started, the artillery clamored
over the Dusseldorff bridge, and
swung into position, where they could
cover the advance army at dawn.
Then the French, British and Pel
gians went forward with bayonets fix
j ed, ready for action, but there was no
j sign of resistance, not even a stray
shot from a housetop. Commanding
officers commandeered the houses for
; headouarters and staffs were billeted
nearby. In a remarkably short spaoo
of time ths city was complictcly oc
cupied.. ", !, ' . ' ti
.niians Show Xo Itc-ntmcnt.
' MA TENCri. tiermany, ' March .
(V. P.) The residents of occupied
Germany without resentment sav- the
establishment cf another allied bridge
head on German soil. The new allied
more evoke.! much excited discussion
and the German papers gave much
space to the '-contemplated customs
line "running parallel With the Rhine
to a depth of 30 kilometers.
"' Will Remain Faithful.".
ESSEX. March 8.- (U. P.) Form
er munitions workers from the great
plants and other factory employes,
pledged they will remain faithful o
the German government. " ,
MAYKNCE, March 8. (A. P.)
Kritbih, He-lgian and French troops en
tered Duesseldorf this morning.
French and Belgian troops occupied
Duisburg at noon. The allied Rhino
flotilla took possession of Ruhrort. i '
tk-rmaiiH Take No Action 1
BKRLIX, March 1 (A. p.)- The
German cabinet has decided to take no
action opposing (ha alVied advance
Speaking of the penalties one cabinet
We must hear them with
uigntty President Bbert appealed to
" erman people to meet tha "for-
- '" - JH'llsm
with, "austre dignity,'"
and admonished against Ill-advised
acts. In a proclamation Ebert said
Germany is unable to use force to op
pose the allies' methods, hut she never
theless protested against an "open vio
lation of the peace treaty." Ho said
th allies have Imposed demands Im
possible of fulfillment which the work,
of a generation could not carry out..'
"We must not and we cannot comply
(Continued on page 8.)
TEMPORARY TARiFF "
WASHINGTON, March 8 (A. . P
The republican leaders who dined
with the president last night said he
favored the new temporary tariff for
a year pending the preparation of a
pcrmament law replacing the 1'nder
wood act. A program is to be laid
before the president soon.
BY HARDING'S CABINET
WASHINGTON, Murch 8 -(C. P.)
Drawing of a program for tho solu
tion of the domestic problems facing
the government occupied President
Harding's cabinet ut its first session,
which lu-stea more than two hours.
Harding outlined to the cabinet con
clusions reached jaf the confurpiice ,
with the congresslonul leaders. J ; h
TACOMA, March . (U. P. For
a supposed failure to elevate hi hands
promptly when ordered to do no by
three highwaymen, C. W. Borden, a
railway brakeman, was shot thn-e
times by one of tho robbers, Potdon
died a short time afterward In tti
hospital. Three Camp Lewis sotdlern.
Edward B. Root. Charles hi. Hamlin
and Joe Luebbers, are under arrest oil