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DAILY'EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 17, 1921.
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GY LOCAL CLUB
Community, Dinner to Start
New Commercial Association
Program Next Tuesday Night
WILL BE CHIEF SPEAKER
$4000 Saving to City Already
" Secured Through Policy of
Having Board Censor Drives
for Local Funds. '
To bring th Pendleton Commercial
AaNoolatlon Into clone touch with the
people of till territory and to bring
the people, Including businessmen,
professional men and farmer into
closer relationship with the commer
cial organization la the plan of the
new Jclub administration ua outlined
at a meeting of the hoard of manngrra
To the end In view a big commu
nity dinner and amoker will be held
in the lodge room uf the Elk building
on Tuesday evening, March 22. All
local men, Irreapectlve of whether
they belong to the association or not.
are Invited to attend. The chief
apeoker of the occanlon will be C. C.
Colt of Portland, former president of
the Portland Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Colt -will apeak on the scope ,and
lmpnrtn.no of commercial club work.
, AaJd from the address bV Mr. Cult
there will be othercatures, Including
Doors Open to All
' in line with the plan of giving the
Ntoclntion' benefit to aa many peo
ple aa possible, membership content
i to he held between four teams ninil.
up from the members of the board of
manager. The team aa chosen by
let lost evening are composed as fol
Iowa: Team No. 1 J. Tt. Ralcy. Louis
Brharpf, O. A. Hartmnn; territory
north of Alts, and went of Ma n
Team No. 2 Pat Lonergan, E. B.
Aldrtch and C. I. Barr; territory,'
north of Alta and east of Main street.
Team No. t Charlea Bond, Robert
Blmpaon and D. If. Nelson; territory,
south of Alt and weat of Main.
Team No. 4 J. H. Rturgla, J. V.
Tallman and It L. Kuck: territory,
aouth of Alta and east of Main.
The content la to atart March 23 and
will cloae April 1. There will be no
ollcltatlon at the community ban
quet bt at the cloae of the conteat the
team muklng the lowest wore will be
horn at a banquet for the other teama.
- In line with the diatom of other as
ociatlon of-this character the dues
after April 1 will be 13 a month with
non resident membership dues nt $1
a month. It la desired to aecure 500
member or more for the association
and to get the personal Influence of
practically every local businessman,
and farmer behind the association's
work. . -
Will Be Money Saver
Tinder It enlarged scope of work
the expenae of the association will
he heavier than In the past but It ia
declared the aaaoclation will be a
money aaver to local people becauae
of It censorship of many drive. Un
der 'the rule adopted nil local drives
muHt first secure the, approval of the
association board of managers and
two drives aggregating Itoiio have al
ready been rejected, thua working n
14000 saving for tho benefit of the
community. In addition to this cen
sorship work the association will In
many ways function more vigorously
than In the past and.lt Is predicted the
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Reported by Major Lee Moorhouse,
Weather observer. .. '
Minimum, 50. i ,
; Barometer falling.
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PRINCESS HELENA '
' INFLUENTIAL WITH
. EUROPEAN COURTS
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I'rlnc. Helena, whose-eon. Albert,
ha Just become Puke of Hchiesw!?
HolMtein, one of the must influential
women In Court circles.
Order Given to Idahoans.
The purchase or a car of corrugat
ed culverts tp be used, in the' work on
the county roads recently made by the
county commissioners and county
Judge is the cause for the Associated
Induslrles of Oregon com.ng out war
a protest against mis anegeu mm mi
Inatlon nnd asking that the county
court cancel their order for the cul
verts In favor of some Oregon manu
facturer. The Associated Industries
cite file fact that to prosper Oregon
manufacture must receive the sup
port of the people of the state; that
such support will provide employ
ment for many Idle men end women
and that other count es ". not pur
chafio suppliei elsewhere, when they
can be secured within the boundaries
of their own state. The county com
missioners and the county Judge on
the other hand, are of the opinion
that whenever they can save t00 or
$700 by purchasing supplies elsewhere
than In, the state they are duty bound
to do so. . ,
County Judge Schannep when ap
proached last evening ooneerntnff the
protest and request of the Associated
Industries of Oregon snld at f.rst that
there was no "county aide to the mat
ter." However, he qualified thnr state
ment by saying that ho fell that
when the county could purchase sup
plies outside of the state at a saving of
MOO to 700 It was their duty to do
so. He further declared that ttie As
sociated Industries was trying to force
the counties and municipalities to buy
"Oregon made" goods when they could
purchase these same goods elsewhere
nnd at cheaper prices. ''These so
called manufacturers buy the corrn-"
(rated Iron'outslde of the stute, rol
them Into culverts and call it a home
product." he paid. The culverts in
miestion were purchased at Boise.
Idaho, and are now in the process of
The Associated Industries In the'r
letter to O. I Punning, county com
missioner of Stonfleld . say that, the
slate association of county commis
sioners at -their last meeting In Port
land decided to confine their purehis-
es to "Oregon mnde" products when
ever noss.blp. Continuing.- the letter
rays thai this same policy was adopt
ed' hv the stale highway commission.
This nolle v Is necessary, says the let
ter, In order to help build up Oregon ,
manufacturers who in turn help duihi
up the slate nnd nil to make all-the
employment possible for the unem
ployed of tho state. There are two
manufacturers of corrugated culverts
in the s'ate and Ihf letter asserts and
assumes that the purchase of the cul
verts elsewhere was because the
county court felt that it was buying
thom'fnr a Utile less money than they
..i,i t hnurht-ln the state. The
Iplier declares that tho county could
'mnnlstentlv afford to buy products
mnde in the state at a 10 per Cent
higher price than elsewhere and still
mnke money for both the county nnd
...... i'l,. M.ron m in tne DUVing
power of Oregon people is given as the
rensnn for this. '
The letter further state that "you
will rind It consistent and good bus-
Irecs on your part to cancel me murr
'you have placed for goods outside the
(Continued on page I.)
According to Reports Brought
by Refugees a Drive Will be
Started Against Kronstadt.
ARTILLERY, AIRPLANES '
AND BOATS OBTAINED
Infantry Will be Carried' to
Island" Citadel Between
March 20 and March 25th.
COPENHAGEN, March 17. (U. P.)
Iiolahevik authorities are preparing
a crushing often! ve against Kronstad:,
according to refugee here. It I de
clared that Minister of War, Trotsky,
is ma!ng artillery, airplanes ana
boats to carry the Im'antry up to the
Island of fitudol 'between March 20th.
and 2.rj(h. .
Open Kiropig I "Ire
COPENHAGEN, March IT. (A. P.i
liolshevlk batteries oiened a strong
nro unn'.mt Kronstadt yesterday, says
ihe Hclingyfora dlKHtch. Tile Finnish
refuges from Svsterbak report the bol
hevikl had been making extensive
lirepurationa for an attack on Krons
tadt. Aswrt firoiiH;adl Captured
r.IGA, March 1 7. (A. P.) The
Russian miiMion here aKserts that the
brdshevlkt captured Kronstadt from
the ' revolutionists . last Wednesday
WASHINGTON, March 17. (A. P.)
Drafting of regulations to carry oui
Ihe opinion of former Attorney Gen
eral Palmer on the prescribing of beei
nd wines for medical purposes will
be left to the new commissioner of In
ternal revenue, Commissioner Willi
ams, who soon will retire, said today.
NEW YORK, March 17. (IT. P.)
W, . D. Mtokes an ajred millionaire, i
hi In g for divorce has closed his case.
Adjournment wnjs taken to enable th( '
defense to gather witnesses. Tho date
lor resuming the trial Is Indefinite.
Justko Finch directed Stokes to pas
his wife J70O0 additional as counsel
fees, making a total of $19,500 stokes
has given her for that purpose.
, Ttlakes Knstcrn Trip
SAN' FUANCISCO, Murch 1". U.
P.) Edgar T. Walhlce, a'San Frat..
Cisco oil man, left for New York to
testify in the Hcnsntional Stokes di
vorce suit in which he Is named. Wal
lacehns declared hp would attempt to
have the testimony relative to his al
leged Improper relations with Mrs.
Stokes stricken from the court records.
WASHINGTON, March 17. (t?. r.)
The white house today announcea
tho following recess appointments:
Guy D. Gofr, of Wisconsin, assist
ant attorney general.
Edward F. Finney, of Kansas, first
assistant secretary of the Interior.
Villlum Spry of I'tnh, Commission
er general, of the land office.
3 AMERICAN CITIZENS
WASHINGTON, March 17. (A. P.)
Three American citlxens were mur
dered at Tampico, Mexico, the state
department la advised by the American
vunsui ui jmnpico. i u men
The men killed
were Krnest F. Small. Will Ropier and
a """ They were murdered n
'he n:ht of March loth., apparently
by ro-Wbers, according to state depart-
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been mnde to local authorities at Tarn-
fiuu iui nm luifai nu ifuiiisiiiiifiii ui
I the alayeia.
FOR ' ORETONE
PRESIDENT MAKES 3
P IiO.f the standpoint or this re-
glon the coming visit by the new
secretary or the interior and a
large party of senators and congress
men win pe most fortunate. It will
give our people an opportunity to pre
sent detailed data bearing on the
Umatilla rapids project and above nil
to impress the visitors at first hand
with the magnificent benefits that will
e sure to result from this develop
fiirm. . i - .
The visit by the governmental nnr.
i.y is quite iiaeiy to constitute the cru
cmi HMt tor the power proiect. Th
officials will form an impression that
will be difficult to overcome. They
ni oe impressed with the project and
disposed to help it or they will be
axainsi it. Much is going to depend
upon the manner of presenting the
suojeet. n is a big affair and obvious.
ly It. should be handedwhh all the
aoihty and energy possible. The stake
is so big we cannot afford half way or
nan ncarteu measures. To develop
power at i matuia rapids will almost
work an industrial revolution In the
nonnwest. The project if carried out
would constitute the largest single
hydro electric development west of
Niagara and the benefits to the tribu
tary territory would be so vast as to
dagger one's imagination. Every
man, womun and child in the Columbia
oas.n would profit by the work and
Umatilla county would be an especial
It is fortunate that tne enlargement
ana rejuvenation of our Commercial
Association is being brought about Just
now ine work of the association
mm me power sue association yo
hand in hand. We need a very" strong
; ommerctal organization because the
:uty of leadership in the hydro elec-
ti'io move has fallen upon Pendleton.
W"e cannot escape this duty nor do
we want to do so. The sentiment of
our people is to accept the re&ponsi-
Dinty and meet It in true Pendleton
fashion. Th a is the right course In
every respect. If we can put over
(his project we can accomplish much
for revived confidence and prosperity
in this section. ' Generate 320,000
electric horse power at our door and
the clouds' of industrial gloom will
vanish like a snowflake under a June
The. time is at hand to marshal our
forces for the most important work
we have ever undertaken. It is going
to fce a real battle but the goal Is so
-Teat the contest will be worth while.
The agencies through which local
people must work are the powerslte
association, headed by Judge G. !W.
Phelps, and Ihe Pendleton Commer
cial Association, which Is being very
efficiently organized with the aid of
a man who Is JusAy classed as the
best small city secretary (n the" north
west. The businessman or farmer who
faiisi to put his influence behind one or
both of these organisations will miss
out on one of the greatest chabces for
self help fver presented in this terri
Day Inaugurated With Three
Attacks on Military Lorries;
People Thrown , in Panic
v DUBLIN, Marth 17. (IT. P.) Ire
lend has observed her - saddest St.
Patricks day. It was inaugurated with
three attacks on the military lorries.
Residents within the sound of tho fir.
ink were thrown in a panic, fenVins
the Inception of reprisals for six exe -
cuuoiis at me muuiu joy prison on j
Monday. They generally exiiected thu
reprisals and It was feared, it would
precipitate- In serious fishtiiig. Eight
civilians were wounded in attacks last
right, "when soldier sharply replied
to tiring from the street.
POLICE MAKE SEARCH
FOR FIRE BUGS WHO
SET STEAMER FIRES
SAN' FRANCISCO, March 17.
-(I. P.) Private and police
detectives are busy searching for
the firebugs who set sfire the
schooners, the City of Hangor,
the City of Olendale, and the
City of Papeete of the Alaska
codfish fleet. All the vessels
were heavily damaged, the Glen
dale perhaps beyond repair.
Tugs from San Francisco fouifht
the fires. The vessels wore ly
ing off tho Alaska Codfish com
IHtny plant near Iledwood City.
President of Denaher Lumber
Company Found With Hands
Tied in Front and Rope About
POLICE THINK SUICIDE; .
HAD BEEN DESPONDENT
Overcoat and Hat Were Found
on Dock; Note in Pocket
Read 'At the End of Rope.'
TACOMA, March 17. (U. P.)
With his hands tied in front of him
and a rope about his neck, the body of
Cornelius Danaher president of the
Danaher Lumber company, was found
today in the water near the dock at his
plant at Old Town. The corner and
oollco say it was suicide. It is believed
Danaher ted his own hands before
placing the noose about his neck and
men Jumped into the water. On the
dock were found the dead man's over
coat and hat. In the overcoat pock
et was a note signed "C. D." It read:
"At the end of the rope." , Employes
of the mill said Danaher was despond
ent over the depressed condition of
the lumber Industry. Vr. Danaher
was last seen alive last n:ght.
SALT LAKE, March 17. U. P.)
Four persons were excommunicated
and seven "disfellowshipped" from the
Mormon church as a result of practic-
the new doctrines contrary to the
teachings of tho church. Members
f the colony affected were taught by
Moses Crtidmundson, a former musician
the Brigham Young University.
One of the doctrines is said to have
teen "wife sacrifice," wherein hus
bands exchanged their wives at regu
CHICAGO. March 17. (A. P.) Sir
Phillip Gibbs, English war correspond-
nt, who spoke last night on the Irish
vostion, told reporters today ti'nt it
.vould be only a matter of time before
bete vould be another great Euro
"The world has not moved forward
is a "ni-ult of the recent conflict," he
leclared. "It is exactly where it was
He said the Franco-Polish and other
tlliances indicated that European
countries v.cre concerning themselves
s much today with the balance of
power as v.us the case before the
WASHINGTON. March 17. (C. P.)
'A plan for the establishment of cus
toms control on the eastern and west
ern boundaries of occupied Germany
were adopted officially by the interar-
ied Rhine commission,
the slate de-l
partment was advised. Coder the new
plan, German customs service will col
lect customs under the supervision of
the allied officers.
, CHICAGO. 'March 17. U". P.
Packer employees have voted prac
tically unanimously in favor of a
strike, the union leaders said. The of.
ficial results of the strike vote will be
announced today. Head of the or-
gan'tauuits ot me pocser worsers navejeags are weak, butter is steady.
cecltled to vest tne power to call
strike In Dennis Lane, secretary of
tho meat cutters and 'butcher workers
onion, and Attorney Redmond Bren- f
jnun, a delegate to iho packing house,
i wage conference.
WHO WILL HEAD PARTY
ALBERT M. FAU
Frcm a western standpoint, one of
the big events of the coming summer
will be the visit by Secretary Fall of
the interior department,, accompanied
by some 50 or 60 members of the two1
houses of congress. The itinerary of
the party has not been announced but
it is said all western irrigation states
will be covered. The directors of the
Umatilla rapids project will take steps
to get their project adequately before
the secretary aid members of con
gress. TELEPHONE RATE CASE
RE-HEARING PLAN IS
Action approved liast Hlgnt at i
Eegular Session; Plan
Re-name Streets of City
Indorsement of he action of the
city of Portland and other cities in
asking for a re-hearing on the tele
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phone rate case was voted: a move to
change the names of the streets of this j
city, was made and bids were received
for the purchase of an auto truck fori.
the city at the regular meeting of
city council held last night.
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the otm clIoV Oon in aakln.
for the re-hearing came in the. form
of a resolution made by Alderman Mc-
1 Monies. The council placed itself on
record as endorsing this move and a
copy of the endorsement will be sent
to t he mayor of Portland.
The present system of naming the
streets and avenues of the ci(y of Pen
dleton was declared to be most unsat
isfactory at the meeting last night.
The question of renaming the streets
was brought up by Mayor Hartman,
who declared it was impossible for
anyone but an old inhabitant to tell
where any' one of the streets of the
city were. He suggested a system
whereby the streets would be lettered
or numbered. Following- a short dis
cussion by various members of the
council all of whom were apparentiy
in favor of a change, the city attorney
was ordered to investigate,. the pro
cedure necessary to bring about the
change. 4 ' -
Bids for trucks and dump bodies for
use of the city were opened last night
and following their reading were refer
red to the street committe for final
approval. The bidders were the Pen
dleton Auto company, who offered a
Republic truck and dumper for J2150;
the Simpson Auto company. Ford
truck with dumper, $104, and Bee
& Company $2025 fur Reo truck and
A resolution for the improvement of
Aura street for one block between
Court and Alta s'reets, -was passed kist
The second resolution o 1m-
ng Thompson, hill was passed.
ity Attorney Warner reported that
notice of foreclosure had been serv
ed on n-number of property owners on
Jackson street In accordance with the
orders of the council at a recent meet
ing. The Warren Construction company
entered a bid of $3387.52 for making
improvements on Lincoln street be
tween Mark and Raley. which was ac
cepted by the council. The bid of the
company urongnt out tne
j mt-i iiihi mere is a state law fornid
jding the working of any person who!
' claimed exemption in the late war on
'account of nationality on any public
j works. The council directed the city
attorney to include the clause In the
I 'The "Library Ball 'Fund" was re-
ported turned over to a committee
; from the women's clubs of the city ror
; the purpose or furnishing club rooms
at the county library,
j The council last night purchased
i mill's drawn by Guy R. O'Melveny for
the sum of, r.u and ordered that 12
copies be made for the use of the va
rious departments- of the city.
151 TTKIt IS STKADV
PORTLAND. March 17. (A. P.
Cattle and hogs are steady, sheen and
Rl IX SPITK OF SXOW
JOSEPH, Or.. March 17. Wallow
county was covered with snow MonH-.v
but plenty of fat robins are about and
I meadow larks have appeared.
A ' A
Girl Who is Charged With Slay
ing Hamon Broke Down Day
She, Was to Learn Her Fate.
CHARACTERIZED HER AS
INNOCENT COUNTRY GIRL
Harmon Educated Clara on Pre
text That She Would be .His
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Stenographer at Later Date.
ARDMORE, Oklal, March
17 (A. P.) Clara Smith Ha
mon wai acquitted this after
neon by the jury which had
been cut but a few minute
COrrtT ..HOl"SH Ardmore, Okla.,
March 17. ( V. P. ) Clara Smith
I Hamon wept' and twitched nervously
jas'the court opened. The girl, who la
(charged with slaying Jake L. Hamon,
broke down the day she expected to
learn her fate. She slipped Into the
i court with her piother and brother,
I Jimmy. Tears rolled down her cheek
'as she took her seat. ,
Defense 1 Overruled
ThA riVfonu sii--iil..l I.. V ..' .
Champion in their efforts to send trie
Champion, twin brother of the
Judge, nnd counsel for the defense,
tpened the argument. In. his opening
he charged the prosecution with
I lengthening thwease by postponement.
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ARD1IORK, March IT. (A.' P.S-
Joe Hen Champion, twin brother fit
-- rf. . I .1 .1.14.
characterized her . as , "anr Innocent",
. 1 nj 111 nuiuoit imo eni -.
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1?' n ' 5'e" fhy-'
were that .the case would
Jury at 6 p. u.
JAPAXKSF. PUOFKSSOR IHEH '
TOKIO. March 17. (A. P.) Dr.
Tsunekata Mlyake,- professor-" In' the'
Imperial University. iniHu authority "
rn etomology died recently, from' ty-
phoid fever. . r
XOTKI EDUCATOR DIES , '
CHICAGO, March; 17. A. P.I
Dr. Frank W. Gunsaulus, a noted
educator, 'preacher and writer, died
A drop of two cents In the price of
March wheat and of three and a half
cents In the May grain Is apparent In
today's quotations from the Chicago
grain market. March wheat closed ut
11.57 and May at 11.48.
Following are the quotations recelv-
ed by Overbeck ft Cooke, ' local bro-'
Chicago Grain Market
Open High Low
1.5Vi l.il $1.6S
1.51 1.534 1-47
SUTHERINl). Knu, Murch
(U. P.lGeorgea Carpemler will
Jack Dempsey for the world heavy
weight championship In New York
July 2, he has announced. ...
COMMERCIAL CLUB " v
. WILL PAY $25 FOR I
BEST TOWN SLOGAN
"The Pendleton Commercial
Association want a slogan and
Vill pay $25 for the beet ugge.
gestbm submitted between now
and March 22. There Is no limit
placed on the number of slogan
any one com. -Mailt may wish to
migxest. Under the (rrsngo
menta made all rontvetant are
to addrettl their ugge(tlon tO
the Slogan committee, Pendleton
fNimmerelal AsMoctatlon. Th
-board will choose th one deem,
ed most appropriate and tmtit
th conteatant a check for l