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COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPE3
CITY OFFICIAL PAPEE ,
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, MONDAY EVENING, MARCH 14, 1921.
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I'M SEARCH JS
BEL'G MADE FOR
V JACK THE RIPPER
Missing Man is Held Respon
sible tor Death of Two
Women in This Vicinity.
LATEST VICTIM WAS
ATTACKED NEAR HOME
Woman Was Seized on Side
walk. Carried to Vacant
Lot and Brutally Slain.
PERTH AM HOY, N. X. .March 14.
(A. Sailors hangout, "poison
l-ooe" dens und other dives of I'erth
Am boy, anil Htaten Island are being
searched for "Jack Iho PIht", who In
hold responsible for the dHthB of two
women In this vicinity. Tne mieBi
vlollm 1 Mrs. Harvey Wilson, ti, a.
organist at the Blmpson Methodist
Episcopal church. Biie u seised ti.
thjs iddewalk within a few paces of her
home, Just off the main atreet o Perth
Amboy, carried to a vacant lot and
there brutally slain. The crime la
connected by the police with the recent
killing of young woman at West
New Hrlgnton, Btaien- isiana, unun
similar circumstance The same man
Is held responsible. The place where
I he outrage was committed has been
1 oped off and guarded by, the police.
Th spot Is stared at by huge crowds
Mothers have kept their daughters In-
door.. Oirls went In pairs, afraid to
venture out alone.
CLUB VLL SING HERE
The Olrls- Clee Club of the fnlver
alty of Oregon will appear In Pendle
ton March 1 at the high school audi
torium In a concert full of clever and
original stunts, new song never be
fore heard In the west, and a large
variety, of snappy songs.- Margaret
Phelps and Vashtl Hosklns are two
Pendleton girls among the 22 chosen
to tour Eastern Oregon. The Glee
Club, selected from applicants
have been training since Inst fall to
make these concerts a success.
ijocal alumni of the 1'nlversity are
In charge of arrangements lor the
club's appearance here.
Will Visit Towns
.Enterprise, La Grande, Pendleton,
ITeppner, and Hood Hiver are lnc.lud
r In the girls" Itinerary through the
rastern Oregon towVs. The club will
travel In a special car over the main
line of the O. W. R. & X. This Is the
lirst time In several years that the
club has scheduled a trip through the
eastern Oregon counties. .
Contrary to custom, the girls ap
peared In their home concert before
going on any trip ano" met with un- i
precedentcd success. Leliind A. Coon,
director of the club. Is of the opinion
that thta will give the girls more con
fidence and tend to perfect their or
ganisation. The success of the home
concert made It possible for the girls
to take this eastern trip. 4
(ilrls in Club
Following are the girls who will np-peoa-
In concert here: Alice Clohlke,
tienevlcve Clancy, Klols McPherson,
tixi-nlre Altstock. Imogene Letcher,
jAiira Rand, Katherlne linker, Gladys
Keeney, Conslnnce Miller, porttano,
ah Zink. Sterling, Nebraska; .stncr
. Wilson, Plalnfield, Cann.; Florence
Onrrett, Hlllsboro; ; Dorris Hiefler.
Astoria: Vashtl Hosklns. Margaret
. Phelps, Pendleton; Marian Linn, Irene
Hugh, Rugene; Nell Oaylord. Tilla
mook; Naomi Wilson, Medford; Halle
Cliatburn, Marshfleld; Allwrta Carson
Hood River; Elisabeth Kessl, gorval
Us; Marvel Skeels, CoquIHe and Fried
crl'ke Schllke, I-a Gralnde.
Reported by Major Lee Moorhouse,
weather observer. -
Maximum, 4 2. . -
Minimum, 34. .
Preolpltation, ,2S nf an Inch.
0fm 3 J Tonight
Sivm n "Tuesday
This Is the first formal group picture of President Warren 1. Hard.ng Vice President Calvin Conlidge and the new
Houe lawn. Heated, left to right: John W. Weeks, secretary of war; Andrew Mellon, secretary of treasury, Charles
dent Hurtling; Vice PreHltlent Coolldge;
master general; Henry M. Unughvrty,
tecrotary of labor.
PACKING PLANT GALLS
ELECTION TO FORM AN
Organisation Would Settle
Matters of Working Condi
tion, Wages and Hours.
CHliCAtSO, March 14. (A. P.)
Armour and Company today culled an
election in all Its plants tomorrow for
the employes to elect representatlvet.
to form an Industrial democracy In
which employers and employes would
hvc equal representation and which
wuid settle all matters of working
conditions, ovuges and hours.
The packing house employes In Chi
esgo and other centers went to work
today under the reduced scale pending
the outcome of mediation plans and
the r-mil of the strike vote.
DUPLIX, March 14. i A. P.i SX
orlarinsrs convicted of complicity in'
killing Hritlsh Intelligence officers and
members of the crown forces In lie
land were executed In Mount Joy pris
on today. -
The prisoners were hanged In pairs
at hour Intervals. Twenty iiiousanu
persons gathered outside during tn
hours the executions were" going on
t.nd all work In tho city was stopped
until 11 o'clock.
NEW TYPE G.M.C.
MOTOR TRUCK WILL
" BE DEMONSTRATED
A disassembling of the new type O.
M. C. truck motor will be given fil
ler the auspices of the EUlndge huick
Co. at the Willard Service Station, cor
ner of Garden and West Court streets,
in Wednesday at I p. m. Henry J.
r.iu-rten representative of the com-
nanv is here to make arrangements j
and stales that the public Is Invited to
The motor will bo disassembled by
Jay I-i Chappie, traveling service rep-
resen'ative of the Eldrich Co., Seattle,
and during the process John B. Pnw
jr transportation expert of the same
company, will lecture, . expla'ning
each part as It' Is taken off. These
two experts are on a tour of the
northwest, holding "school" for the
benefit of truck owners, truck drivers
und for the Interested public.
The 1921 d
M. C. motor Was fle-
signed by (he engineers of the General!
Motors Company four years ago. It ii
no longer in the experimental stage,
having- been Improved . Had put
through all sorts of tests during the
four year period since it was des gned.
The motor, which has Just been per
fected has a number of new and In
teresting features In truck motor con
struction which are said to be of spec
ial Interest to truck owners from the
standpoint of economy and efficiency.
The Kldrldgc Co, distributers for
the O. M. C. truck; has gone to a
great deal of expense In putting on
! this educational tour and believes
everyone Interested in motor truck
transportation will profit by uvnllin;:
himself of this opportunity to ac
quaint himself with the motor con
struction ot the future.
, if n-'
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Edwin I'enity, secretary or navy, standing, ten to rigni; Aincri n, ran, secretary oi mieru.r; win H. Hays, post
attorney general; Henry C. Wallace, secretary of agriculture; Herbert Hoover,
NEW SECRETARY OF
COMMERCIAL CLUB .
ARRIVES IN CITY
i. !. Rarr. new secretary of the
Pendleton Commercial Associa
tion arrived this morning from
A-itoria and has usiuninl his du
ties. Mr. Harr, with James H.
Slurgis, president of thi- Asso
ciation, met Pendleton business
men this morning.
Mr. Ilarr, who was formerly
secretary of the Cham
ruber ' of e
i itCrttx c .. q;
known hme harlnc keen ticket
a ;ent at the local (t. W. R. & X.
Mrs. Harrw!ll join Mr. Parr
h -re within the next, two weeks.
Roth are popular in Pendleton
and their return here Is welcom
ed. COAL MINES ARE TO
BE CLOSED DOWN FOR
' AN INDEFINITE PERIOD
Pl-TATTLR, March 34. (IT. p.l
Two thirds of the coal minis in the
state will close Wednesday for an in-
j defenlte period, an a result of the fail
j tire of mine npcrat r and union mem
I bers tii asrt'C on the proposed wage
reduction. Operators have announced
lirni in their refusal t-) accept.
CLOSE ITS DOORS TODAY
law had been rendered Immune by
" I the fact that he had testified. Ketch
'PArtTS -March 14. Another hotel, I testified that under Jake Hamon's la
th ' time not due 10 prohibition, is to st ructions he bad given trial Hamon
close Its doors. The Hotel Pctrograd I 5o" on the ,laV following the shoot-
the rendezvous of all wnrani"
i war workers in Fiance during the wi',
j is to pass out of existence on Mon
day, March the 14th. Th . Hotel,
.t,i.nM,l In TlAefinilter lal?.
by the War Work? Council ot the V. W.-j
C. A:V"w!lt be taken over by the Amerl-
ican women. cum, recenuy rgan:xcu
lo contnue the hotel as a club center
for American women in Purls.
During the war thousands of war
workers were entertained within Its
doors. ' - , -
MEN REMAIN AT WORK
N PACKING PLANTS
CHICAGO, March 14. (U. P.l
"Men back of the yards" went to work
stoically today, without any disturb
ance, although a 12 1-2 per cent re
duction In wanes and a change In the
working hours lit pncWng plants went
j Into effect. The(v will remain at their
Jobs until the result of the strike vote.
which Is now being taken lu known or
the differences are settled by arbitra
RAILROAD EXECUTIVES ...
CHICAGO, March 14 (A. P.l--The
railroad labor unions have, notifi
ed the Tinted Slat's railway labor
board th;U they cannot proceed wltn
the hr-arr-7 nver the national agree
ments unless the board complies with
n t V. n -..M,n.i,t
j lilt" inj.rtM lo Bu.')"n o. ' "
. executive lo uppcar before the beard.
OF HARDING AMD HIS CABINET
Mrs. Hamon's Testimony is Ex
. pected.to Furnish Dramatic
.' Ending , to Murder Trial.
A DMO RE, Okla.. March 14.
States cafe against Clara Smith Ha
mon, who is on trial for the murder
of millionaire Jake Hamon, drew
rapidly to a rlo.ie. With the story of
the widow, tWe prosecution hoped to
close Its side today. Her testimony is
expected to furnish a dramatic ending
to the prosecutions testimony Frank
Ketch, a thousand dollar a week busi
ness associate of Hamon. is the chief
witness for the Mate tocay. He cor
roborated the other witnesses and
testified that Hamon told him before
his death thut the defendant had phot
him while he was reclining on .his bed
In the millionaire's ' love hovel" in the
Gave Prisoner S.iODO.
ARDMOP.K. March 14. (A. P.)-j-Frank
I Ketch, formerly business
manager for Jake E. Hamon, and now
administrator of his estate, testified
'today In th Clam Smith Hamon mur
der trial over an objection of the
prosecutor who announced that de
velopments Saturday were such that
Ketch might be charged as an acces
sory after the fact of Hamon's mur-
j der. After Ketch left the stand the
I prosecutor said the witness, under the
ttn" ,0,-, lo ,Bliv Aniiuore.
.irs. jase. j. iianion, ine wuiow was
expected to testify this morning; but
was too nervous to go on the stand.
OREGON MEN WILL
-PORTLAND, March .14 (T. P.1--More
than 1'HiO Oregon men and wom
en who eie in thi service will beyin
to receive pnvments on bonuses from
thn 'state of Washington, a cm rd inn ti
advices tit the
inie-ican Legion from
l n,h'ep-'on sfnte
Washingtontans now in - Oregon will
receive. a quarter of a million dollars.
yments will begin in two weeks,
CALIFORIN HAS NOVEL
DEA FOR FIND
SAN FKANT1SCO. March
P.) Jean Moves, aired o. Is desirous
VIDOW OF IvlURDERED
MAN WILL GiVE HER
of taking nnto himself a wife. He!"i
has upplitd to Chief of Police O'Brien
for a permit to stand on the corner of
Powell and Market streets a true
vantage point. holding the following
sisjn: "Wanted a wife, age thirtv.
good hiker, and can support herself."
O'Brien took the application under
CONFIRMATION IS AWAITFD.
WASHINGTON, M uch 1 4. iV: P.)
Harding Is awaiting the assurance
of the Hiitish government that Colo
nel George. Harvey Is acceptable as
the American ambassador lo 1-omlon,
before sending Harvey's nomination to
the senate it has been learned. The
asaura.icua have nut been received.
cabinet. It was taken on the White
E. Hughes, secretary of state; Presi
secretury of commerce; James J. Davis ,
MUTILATED BODY OF
YOUNG WOMAN FOUND
FLOATING DOWN RIVER
' PULTON. Tex., March 14 (V. P.)
tine of the most grucscme murder
my.steries in the history of Texas is be.
lievd to have been discovered near
Rogers, when Fishermen found the
decapitated and mutilated body of a
young woman floating down' the little
river in a gunnysack. The body was
nude and the legs were missing. .
-ilAKKS ATr.VflT OX T.1S LIFB
l.OS AXOKLKS. March 14. C. P.l
When "the sad strains of "Home
Sweet Home" died away, a shot was
heard In a Main street lodging house.
Peter Weiss, aged 53 years, ill and
alone, had laid aside his beloved ac
cordion and fired a bullet into his
head. Physicians said he cannot re
cover. NO TRACE IS FOUND
OF WOMAN WHO LEFT
NOTE IN HOTEL ROOM
PORTLAND, .March 14. (I. P.)
After failing to find any trace of the
woman whose name was signed to a
suicide note left in her room in a local!
hotel, the police believe Mrs. C. j,-. i
Pood, of Southerlin, Oregon, has car
ried out the threat to end her life.
The note was turned over to the po
lice by the hotel manager. "The sad
dest hearted woman in the world
slept here last night," the note reads.
"My husband is hiding in this town.
I walked air day Saturday and looked
for him, but did not find him."
EXTRA SESSION Of
CONQRESS IS CALLED
WASHINGTON, March 14. (V, P.)
Harding will call an extra session ot
congiera for Munday,-April 11th., Sen
ator Led$', iho republican senate
leader, announced- after a conferenco
at the w hile house. At the president's
request the senate will continue in ses
sion tomomw, adjourning then if tho
1 ending- nomin-'tions are cleaned up.
ItrXGHAMTo.V, X. V.. March 14.
(A. P.l Dally newspaper publishers
have planned to resume publication
tomorrow under the open shop condi
tions following the printers' strike of
i nearly a week.
TAX IS VXAMF.HICAN
SPOKANK, March 14. (U. P.i
I Spokane will back Seattle In referen -
dum fisht against the io per head poll
law. members of the fit y council
N1'1'- .!.vor Fleming has declared tho
"unfair and un-American.'
CRAZY MEXICAN STABS
TWIN FALLS. March 14. (IT. P.)
George Ackernian, a traveling sales
man of Portland, died of a knife
wound Inflicted by Francisco Sanchei.
a craze Mexican.
Kfforts to Lynch
tho Mexican were frustrated by the
timely act on of Sheriff Sherman,
who ?piii:ed Samhci from the jail be-
lore Iho mub arrived.
1ML 0LTL111 HAS BEDI :
RECEIVED FROM BOLSIlEifl
AGED MOTHER MAKES
JOURNEY ON FOOT TO
PLEAD WITH HARDING
COt.-XClr KUTPFf, la. March
14. (U. P.) Mrs. Margaret
Krlckxun, aged 60 years, if Sioux
Falls, 8. !., is going to walk to
Washington to ak the President
to pardon her son, Joe Anderson,
a military prisoner at Fort
Leavenworth. Mrs. Rrickson
lawt month completed a country
wide search for her boy, which
started shortly after the Armis
tice and culminated In her. find
ing him in prison.
The search took the aged
mother to practically every army
camp in the United States and
exhausted her. funds, She expects
to work en route to Washing
ion for her food and lodging.
Ve-ltcd Meat raj Prison
PAX FRAXCIH -O, March J 4.
Mrs. Margaret Erickson, who
will walk to Washington to ap
peal to the president on behalf
of her son, visited the Alcatraz
armv prison during the winter.
She had been told that her boy
was a prisoner here. When she
reached Alcatraz Bhe found the
wrong Joe Anderson and her
search was fruitless.
INY PROSPECTIVE- -SALES
RESULT OF EXHIBIT
Automobile Dealers Feel Amply
Eepaid for Efforts in Put
ting on Automobile Show.
Scores of prospective automobile
sales resulted from the 1921 Automo
tive Show, say local automobile deal
ers, and the future looks especially
bright in automobile row..
"Members of the Pendleton Auto
mobile Association," said J. E. Allen,
its president, today, "feel that never
in the four years' history of the show
has it so stimulated sales. We feel
ampiv repaid, for the trouble and ex
pense," The crowds were larger this year
than ever before. Saturday night,
which marked the show's closing,
broke all records. .
j Th? final number in the automotive
program 'will take place tonight at
Happy Canyon.-when members of the
association will be hosts for the an-
nual Automobile Association dance.
The decoiations so much admired
j during the show, will be -supplemented
oy mcer leatures. jius.c will be by
Sawyer's six piece orchestra, and
dancing will begin. at 9 p. m.
The committee in charge consists
of George Wallace, Monte Kelly and
U S. Eentlcy.
EARTHQl'AKKS ARE KKPORTrit
INDIANAPOLIS. March 14 Re
ports reaching here told of earthquake
shocks felt in the cities In the south
ern at-d western parts of the st i a at
1:16 a. nr. Tremblers occii'-red at
Evansvllle. Terre Haute, Vlncennes,
Attica i'lio other towns.
UMATILLA ROADS AND
ATTENTION OF COURT
Umatilla roads and highways occu
pied the attention of the county court
almost the entire time during the past
week. During the forepart of the week
the court met with the state highway
commission at Portland and received
assurances from that body that work
. would be undertaken In this part by
the state. As a res.ilt of the meeting
the county court feels reasonably suie
of sufficient money to complete the
highway between Pilot Rock and the
Morrow county line. The highway
commission will personally inspect the
Oregon Washington highway In this
j county during the next two weeks ae-
cording to the court and will also look
over the Cold Springs roads routs In an
effort to make some decision.
During the latter part of last week
(lhe r considerable time
, th in-eewaier district with sist. ent.
. pwr p Clipper. They . attendee
jseveral road conferences and have
, reached a decision to extend the Walla
j Walla road from the ForHs school to
the power plant. Farmers of that sec-
'tion will contribute their services on
the grading of the road and the Pacific
i owcr Light company will con
tribute the power. The extension will
be about one mile and a half long.
This morning the court considered
work on tho Pendleton-Athena road.
FIND Wi:i)IIXC. RINCi.
PORTLAND. March 14 (A. P.)
Officers today found at the spot where
the women s bones were found Sat
urday under an old dance hall, a
wedding ring engraved "Hilly to Vera"
dated December 10, 1909.
Finns Are Warned Not to Com
' municate Kronstadt Strong
hold News of Russian Rebels.
HAVE BEEN REPORTED
is Stated That General
Budenny Has Thrown His Lot
With the Revolutionists,
HELSIGFOR.-5B. March 14, (U. P.)
A virtual ultimatum from the bol
shevikl has been received by the Fin
nish government. - The Firm . are
warned not to communlcato to tho
Kronstadt stronghold of Russian rebels
reports of the increasing agitation
asainst the soviet government.
. Important defection are reported In
Southern Russia, Siberia and Oranien
baum. A port west of Petrograd
which Is said to have capitulated to th
rebels afier rwo days of hard fighting.
The casualties number 4)t1 dead and
130 wounded. Sailors have landed
there enroute to Petrograd by land.
Their progress was protected by an
artillery barrage from Kron.-itadt and
ice breakers are clearing their w-
into Petrograd for Warships seized by
tho revolutionaries. Oeneral Budenny,
it Is stated, has thrown his lot with the
revolutionists, taking 120.000 cavalry
men with him. .
Food Situation Is Serious
COPEXHAOB.V, March 14. (A. P.)
The fortress of Krasnaya Oorka hie
been recaptured from the revolution
Ists by the soviet troops, say Helsing
fors advices. The Moscow uprising is
reported quelled after the severest of
street fighting. Conditions at Kron-
laok of fowl. T - - -.-.- . ,
Bolshevik Are Ailvsm ine- .
STOCKHOLM. March 14. (A. P.)
A bolshevik army of 18 to !0 divisi
ons with artillery and aviation corps
are advancing against Poland, says a
Riga report. .
ARE SENT TO SENATE;
WASHINGTON', March 14. tT. P.)
I The president sent the foljowing
nominations to tne senate: -ugen
Meyer Pr., of New York, directors of
war unance corporation tor m term t
four venrn ' Tnnnthan Mavh.Hr Vnln-
--rie-ht. nw yrk assistant s-rtarv
wn- w,!i.nrih -t.h.,-
,,e:ts B'stant secrelarv of the trea.
j ury. Wainwright was a colonel In
I the 27th division in France, serving In
the judge advocates division.
WHEAT CONTINUES TO
TAKE DOWNWARD SLIDE
Wheat continued its slide In price
today, March wheat closing at ll.SJ
1-2 and May at 11.48 1-4. On Satur
day, March wheat closed at $1.59 and
.May at l.So J-4.
Following are the quotation from
Overbeck Cooke Co., local brokers.
High. Low dose. ,
l.0 1.5414 1-65 '4
' 1.33S 1.43 1.46
PROTEST IS MADE BY
RERUN. March 14 (A. P.)-
The government has sent a protest to
the secretary of the league of nation
protesting ugalnst the penalties an.
forced by tho allies for Germany non
fulfilment ot her reparations obllga
School At Athena
A millinery school will be held Tues.
day and Wednesday In Athena by Mrs.
Fdith G. VanPcusen. home demon
stration agent. During last week. Mr.
Van Deusen held millinery schools in
the west end of the county. Including
Hermiston, St.tnfleld and I'matilla. IJ
Hermiston she made plans for a Child
Welfare conference In thut city In MaT,
The drinking fountains of Pendleton
after a winter of Inactivity, are ari'n
in working order and dispensing r
freshment for the thirsty. In aevernl
cases, the fountains were broken an
it was necessary to repair thsra.