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COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
MflNy ACRES OF
Rains and Warm Weather of
Past Few Days Have Caused
iAfnert ClnnA In 9K Yoiw
VVUIbl .rlUOU If! 9 IUU4
WILLAMETTE RIVER STILL
REPORTED TO BE RISING
Rise is Due to Backwater From
Columbia; Squatters' Build
ings at Dalles Flooded.
I.A (UU.Vbll May 20 The ruins
end warm weather of the paKt few
days have caused tho wur.it flood In 25
yean In Union county. Aver 20,000
acrea of farm laud, approximately one
fourth of the farm land In tho valley,
ta under water. About half of the In
undated section I In that section Im
mediately tributary to fathering creek
near Union and the other half la land
near the Joining of fathcrlno ("reek
and the Grande Honde Itlver. While
reports from Union today aro hopeful
because of the water Huhtldtng aoine
what this morning, this Is believed to
be largely due to tho change In tem
perature early this morning and with
the warm weather of this afternoon
the creek may rlae aguln.
Great damage la being done to crops
and property, many houses having
been abondoned by farmer and hay
stacks being ruined. Hinatl Ktock such
as chickens und pigs have In some In
stances been drowned, but the major
ity of the stock has been driven to the
mountains. I.evoc and bridges are
menaced and 11 will probably be nev
oral days before the critical stage of
the flood Is passed.
Itlver Continue to llise
POBTI.AND, May 20. tA. P.
The Willamette river Is 13 2-10 hero
today. The river dropiied at teugeno
and Albany and remained stationary
at Salem and Oregon City. The rise
hore ts duo to backwater from the Co
lumbia. A stage or 21 2-10 Is predict
ed, here for Sunday. The Columbia
continues rising. The Dalles today
reported 32 4-10, a rise of 2 2-10 since
yesterday. A rise also at Wenalchoc,
Lewtston and Umatilla Is reported.
Squatter's buildings are flooded at the
Red Cross Nurse Hears Hus
band's Death, Marries, Now
Husband No. One Appears.
GBKKNBAY, Wis., May 20. (U.
P.) The annulment of the marriage
of princess Nad'-Ju TroiibcUkov,
known during the world was as the
"nioHt lcotiriil Ited Cross nurse In
L'urope" and Captain Wallace Schult,
a Milwaukee engineer and clubman
was ordered by Circuit Judge Oraas,
The princess was found to have an
other husband, Cuptaln Victor Turin
of tho Fronclt army, living In Boston
at tho time of her marriage to Schult
In Washington. The princess was In
formed In HIT that her husband, Cap
lain Turin was killed. She entered
the Ited Cross and met Sthultz. The:
married In 120. 81k months later
tli F y learned that Turin was nlivo.
OALWAY. Ireland, May 20. (A.
P.) Sixty men ambushed the district
Inspector of constabulary and 20 po
llcement at West port. One constable
wim killed and one wounded. JAur
nuibushers wero killed ami six wound
ed. Tho Police attacked the ambush
pra entrenched position and carried It
The ambiishers fled across tho coun
try pursued by Iho police. Ami!", am
munition and bombs were captured.
MK!FOHn, May 20.-(A. P.) T.
W, Oruelter, of Agale, arrested ten
vays ago following Ills wife's death
on rharges sWorn to by J. 8. Bomgard
nor. a former husband uf the woman
living near Grants Pass, was released
from Jail today and the charges dls
missed when a telegram received from
the state board of health stated lhat
no trace of poison was found In the
analysis ot the dead woman' stomach
TO DISCUSS '
George Jcwctt, Vice-President,
of National Organization is
One of Principal Speakers.
Explanation of why the United
States Wheat Growers' Inc.. has nut
' uUen,l'td to" operate directly In the
Northwest, and of tho plan whereby it
Minimi: uiiougu me uiiicrem state
organization was made yesterday aft
ernoon' hy George C. Jcwett, a vice
president of tho national organization,
at a meeting of wheat growers at
tulon Hull which a attended by
aliout 21 farmer.
Washington, Oregon and Idaho had
mi organization under nay at the time
of the formation of tho national cor
poration, Mr. Jewell explained, and to
have put the national contract Into ef
fect would have necessitated the un
doing of the work already accomplish
ed by the mate bodice. Oregon farm
era will have tho opportunity of deal
ing with the national body through the
Date organizations aa noon as the con
tract between the two organization In
signed. The contract la being drafted
now, Mr. Jcwett aald.
favors 100 kt cent Pool
That tho national corporation will
undoubtedly refuse to permit any al
teration In the present arrangement
calling for the 100 per cent pooling
plan us It applies to the Northwest Is
n foregone conclusion, the speaker de
clared, due to the findings of the com
mittee of three men who have Just
concluded a trip through the four
Northwest states. Four hundred dele
Fates In Montana, Washington. Ore
gon and Idaho who voted on the ques
tion of whether the 100 per cent pool
should be retained, or whether the na
tional contract should bo substituted,
ihowed that 391 were In favor of the
'ormer with nine delegates favoring
the national contract. He explained
the three plans of the national con
tract and also told of the amount that
has been signed In Oregon. Very llttld
has been done In Umatilla county, he
A. It. Hhumway of Milton, state
president of the Farmers' Union, and
president of the board of directors of
the Oregon Cooperative Wheat flrow
ers' association, presided at the meet
ing, and In his Introductory remarks
he replied to criticisms made by Boy
W. Itltner, local iariner and president
of the senate during the recent legis
lature expressed In a speech Wednes
day. The directorate of the state organi
sation has been confined to men who
sre wheat growers. Mr, Shunvway de
clared, and their holding of office is
not possible until they have signed a
contract to deliver their own wheat.
He reviewed his own part In the co
operative movement which began in
1920 at the Spokane meeting.
"There was no effort mndo to stac
organizing here, until the matter had
been carefully gone over," he said.
Before action was taken the .Slate
Grange and tho State Farm Bureau or
ganizations were Invited to assist In
he work with committees of the same
votlii'j power as the one I had from
the Fanners' Union. As for us Mr.
Mansfield trying to run the movement
I know that lie realized his lack of
knowledge In the wheat growing busi
ness, and he appointed a wheat com
mittee to take i harso of the work for
Don't olrc IClcvators
'II has also been said that the pres
ent plan contemplates the buying of
elevators which aro dead property on
Iho hands nf farmers and which will
bo sold to the state association. Our
contract makes Is possible for us to
buy elevators and warehouses so we
may hold the club hand and be In a
position to command service from
present elevatoTs who might other
wise discriminate against us. Our
plans do not call for the purchase of
any elevators here in tnis male, our
chief business Is to sell wheat which
has been grown by our own mem
bers." New directors are to be elected June
7. he explained, and the election pro
vides for voting by mall so that the
entire membership may be able to ex
press Its one desire as to the mem
bership of the men who have the work
The provisions of the contract were
read and explained by F.clgar I,. Inl
wlck, state organizer of the associa
tion of The Dalles.
About 75 farmers wero In attend
ance at the meeting held last night ai
Pilot Hock. Field men will begin
working the territory to secure con
tracts, Mr. I.udwlck declares.
ABHANY. N. Y.. May 21. (U. Pa
Four men faced charges of breaking
I he pence as n result of a riot In the
business listrli t lust night Jn which
3IIIIH participated. The riot grew ou;
of the trolley slrlke. The mobs anger
was first directed at the police who
Ir.terferred with the operation of Jit
ney busses which supplemented the
irregular car service. Beginning at 1 1
the riot lasted until S a. m when
state troops dispersed the crowd.
Numbers were Injured.
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' viON HALL
PANT M ATTFI.S
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ALONG ROADS MUST BE
TAKEN DOWN. OR BURNED!
Ail advertising signs along roads
and highway In Umatilla coun
ty must be removed by the own
ers, or they will lie dismantled
and burned, a statement by Her
bert Nunn. state highway engi
The pronouncement Is in uc
cord with a decision recently
reached by the slate highwuy
commission which has complete
Jurisdiction over the roads. Tho
ruling will affect a large num
ber of big signs used for com
mercial purposes by stores and
The decision was made known
to the county court yesterday
whose Instructions are to permit
a reasonable time for the re
moval of the signs, and if the
owners neglect or refuse to effect
removal, action must be taken by
OF PENDLETON WILL BE
Local Organization is Only One
in Oregon Sponsored by a
Parent Teacher Association.
The Parent Teacher Associations of
Pendleton are making plans for their
entertainment this evening at the
Presbyterian church In honor of tho
United School Band of Pendleton, of
which A. W. IOiulell is director. I
J. McAtee heads the committee on en
tertainment. The band Is the only one
In the state sionsereil by a P. T. A.
Following are the members of the
band, and the instrument they play:
Cornets. Oale Harvey, Glenn Buffing
ton, Glen Worle, Elmer Steele. Elves
Bowmnn, Byroix. DeWllde, Clifford
Brown. Clifford Christensen. Curl
f,cwis. I"wls Huthron. Hurry Folffom,
Vernon Fowler, Willie Moore and
Nine liny Clarinets
Clarinets, Arvlllo Hwanson, Kdward
Davis, Marvin Keenc. Fleenor Douglas,
Jack Peelder. Bernard Walters, I.cwi:i
Thorne, Morris Beetz and Gordon
Uarlioucs. Arthur Ftankum, Buph
nel Itsyinond. Lewis Yates and Alton
Altoes, Iwis Frunkuni. Thomas
Downs, I.oren Ilooth, Cecil Harnett,
Johnnie Holts, Htaden Green. Wiilte
Newton and Hubert Allen.
Trombones, Forrest Harrah, Bay
Matheney. Irvln Noreen. William
Crulkshank, Alva Allien, Bay Hiirgin,
Verno Dale and W'ayne McAtee.
KaoplHtic iti Hand
Saxophones. Allen Folfcom, Francis
MeiSce. Tom Baker, Walter Brant, Boh
Fletcher, Italpli lngran and Jens Tcr
Jeson. Basses. Gale Kufflngton, John Kay
and Nell Bogart. Drums, Jack Stout,
Forrest Myer, Miles Arnold and Allen
Governor Calls Out State
Troops to Enforce Law; Ci
vil Authorities Continue.
CHABI.USTON. W. Va.. May 20.
(l p.) Governor K. F. Morgan pro
claimed martini law in Mingo county,
the scene of recent fighting in a mine
war struggle between union and non
union millers. State troops will en
force the law. Civil authorities were
Instructed by the governor to continue
their duties and tic civil courts were
Instructed to try nil cases of infraction
of the civil law.
INVESTIGATE HOW 0. S.
WASHINGTON, May 211. (U. P.I
An Investigation of how the Unlte,d
Mtaleu got Into the war is asked in the
house tv a resolution introduced by
representative Nicholson of Chlcutto.
Tho resolution recites numerous
hnrirr's that organized propaganda b
financial and other Interests were re
sponsible for the American entry.
Nicholson claims Gabriel Miino
ieaux, a former French foreign minis
ter, has charged in a book that France
was reudy to withdraw from the war
late in 114, but remained in at tho
request of Ambassadors Herrlck,
Sharp and Bobert Bacon, said to be
a representative of J. P. Morgan and
company of New York.
Dispatching of Two Additional
Battalions of Britsh Sol
dies is Under Consideration,
PRINCE SAPIEHAD POLISH
His Resignation and Other
Events Has Aroused Polish
Press to Frenzy of Anger.
PAUI8. May 20. tU. P.I The dis
patching of two additional batulllons
of British soldiers to Upper Silesia is
under consideration in lndon, ac
cording to advices. The troops will be i
added to the small allied forces sta
tioned there to preserve order during
the recent plebiscite, which proved
t o small to stand off an Invasion ot
Army Will Ho Mobilized
WARSAW, May 20 (U. P.) Yield
ing to the pressure of the allies and
others involved In the Upper Slleslan
situation, Prince Sapiehad, the Polish
foreign minister, has resigned. His
resignation and other events, aroused
the Polish press to a frenzy of anger
in which It threatened than an ''array
r Polish heroes" will be mobilized to
fight "Great Britain, Germany and
anvbody or everybody."
IVssI KhorUurc Serious.
IOXDON, May 20. (A. P. t Food
shortage In Upper Silesia has reached
a crisis and is likely to cause further
disorders unless It is relieved, accord
ing to official advices. The allied
governments ure attempting a relief
before the meeting of the supreme
council which will take up the S.lesmu
Happy Canyon Resounds With
Report of Hammers and
Saws Finishing Booths.
With the I iine of the opening ct
the Merchants- and Manufacturers'
Carnival loss than one week away,
those who will have booths in the
'.mammoth show are making strenu
ous efforts to wet the vast number of
linproeinpiits made that must lie
finished before the exhibits will be
ready for the public eye.
Bight now the four walls of Hap
y Canyon resound with the report of
hammer and saw as n force of men
wo' king under the direction of C.
.M GriswoUI. the contractor, are striv
ln:: to i;et I lie individual booths in
fKiiic for the decorating and arrang
ing of j;oorts- which must lie done
Itilckly. J. I Vaiighun Is also bus
ily engaged In getting wiring done for
the booths and kalsomining is belli
F "iiver-board will be used for the
"nils and each front will be uniform
In appearance with a broad arch sur
mounting the display counter. The
appearance of the inside of the booth
will depend in the taste of tho Indi
vid! nl or firm who has Uie space.
Some novel effects are being men
tioned In sotto voice by merchants
and iniinufact.urers who plan to nave
the very best on display. It has been
agreed that there will be absolutely
no sales of goods and no quotations of
prices on goods shown, but the whole
affair will be a display showing the
U'lslily of goods and wares sold by
Pendleton merchants nnd made by
following Is the list of names of
those firms and Individuals who hnve
Gray Bros., Charles Co., Dean Ta
tnin. Table Supply, Pendletoli Cash
Market, Pendleton Baking Co., N. J.
1 Jydenstein. Downey Market, Umpire
Market, J. C. Penney Co., Pendleton
Meat Co., Smythe-l-onergan, Golden
West Creamery, Pendleton Trading
Co., Sawtelles. Crescent, Nye-Ward
Co., Thomas Shop. D. D. Phelps, J. I.
Vaugban, Merchant Tailors. Paclf'c
Telephone Co.. Tallinn!) Co., Van
Petten Lumber Co.. Pendleton Drug
Co.. A. Koeppen. Warren Music
House, Workingmens Clothing Co.. W.
I. Gadwa. Hiimley & Co.. B. U Bur
roughs, K. 'i. Publishing Co.. Craw
ford Furniture Co., Crulkshank &
Hampton. Pond Brothers. Alexand
ers, Baker Furniture Co.,
Wa rehouse, Pendleton
Hof's Upstairs Shop.
II COWS Kl 1.1.1. I BY STOUU
LIVKHMORK. Colo.. May 20. tU.
P.) Fourteen valuable cows belong
ing to James Andrews, a rancher,
were killed when lighting struck a
barbed wire fence near which the cat
tle were huddled.
FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 20, 1921.
PROGRESS OF BORAH
WATCHED BY ENGLAND
of War Great Britain Found
it Impossible to Take Lead.
i LONDON, May 20. (Kd I
il'. P. Staff Correspondent)
watched with keenest Inter
progress of the Horuh dis-
armament proposal through congress.
Surrounded on all sides by the possi
bilities of war Great Britain found It
Impossible to take the lead In reduc
ing armaments, although her official
view Is unqualifiedly In favor of the
CREW 0FSH1P GOAXET
Some Filipino Members of Crew
Thrown Into Willamette ;
Vessel is Loading Cargo.
WASHINGTON. May 20. (L. P.)
Secretary of Labor Dav is plans to lay
before Admiral Benson, chairman of
the shipping noard, proposals for the
settlement of the strike of the marine
engineers and seamen. Davis obtain
ed proposals from a series of confer
ences yesterday and last night, which
were requisted by the strikers. The
men arc understood to have proposed
to Davis that they would accept the
IS percent wage cut offered by Ben
son some time ago, providing an
agreement could be reached on rules !
and working conditions. !
IVolins Ts Tiiisc Tisluy j
Lewis Martin, a non-union -oiler, t'
In Jail following the alleged attack by
Martin on the gang of strike sympa
thizers who chased him from the
waterfront to the center of the city
about midnight. Martin was corner
oil ITa 1a shIH to hni'A routerl the nur-
sucrs with a dirk. He Is charged with '
assault and carrying a dangerous
weapon. Feeling all along the water
front Is tense today.
WKTHEHSFIELD, Conn., May -''.
l P.) With a rose in his button
hole, Klwood It. Wade. 23 years of age,
went debonairvly to his death. He was
hanged for the murder of George B.
Nott, of Bridgeport, whose wife he
DENES ALL CHARGES!
by Five Persons
of Wagon of
JERSEY CITY, May (A. P.
Giuseppe Do Filippo. charged wun
conspiracy in connection with the Wall
street explosion, i held without bail
for a hearing May :th. He was Iden
tified yesterday hy five persons as the
driver of the wagon of explosives. De
Filippo said: . "1 know nothing of It.
I never heard of the explosion. I ilo
not know where Wall street is."
BAYONNH, N. J. May 20. (U. P.I
Guiseppe de Filipes, held here,
churaed with being the man who drove
the Wall street bomb wagon, declared
to the police he would prove an alibi.
JAPAN WANTS TO HAVE
NAVY EQUAL TO ANY
WASHINGTON. May 20. (A. 1.
Bradford, U. P. Staff Correspondent.!
Jaiwn feels that the Initiation of the
disarmament movement should rest
with Great Hritain or the United
' suites and her government will not
ta'.e iho load In such a step II Is learn
ed from well informed sources. The
Japanese govei iinient. it is said, is de
termined to have a navy strong enough
to cope with a force which any enemy
might concentrate In the far east.
This is declared to be the Mikado's
attitude toward the agitation for a na
val agreement Among the three prin
cipal naval powers Great Britain
United States and Japan.
PR ESI D E NT PR ES ENTS
GUAM Ur KAUIUM iu
WASHINGTON. May 20. (A. P.)
Mmft Curie, the eminent Polish sclen
list, came to Washington today from
New York to receive from President
Harding a gram of radium purchased
for her by the women of America. The
nroKpfifstinn was made at the white
house this afternoon. ,
STOP SLACKER LIST
WASHINGTON, May 20. (U. P.)
A bill ordering the war department to
suspend further publication of the so
called slacker lists, without
complete Information as to their cor
rections, was introduced by Senator
Stanley, of Kentucky, a democrat.
The wheat market showed great
strength today, May wheat closing at
1.3 1-2 and July at $1.23 S-4. as
contracted with yesterday's clos'ng
price of tl.52 3-4 for May and 11.19
3-4 for July.
Following are the quotations receiv
ed by- Overbeck & Cooke, local brok
ers, from the Chicago grain market:
Wheat Sentiment was
Dullish und In me onsence or omsiue
selling pressure tne mnrKei was
quick to respond to unfavorable crop
reports us well as all other items con
strued as conductive to higher prices,
one of comment was the report that
Russia bad taken a cargo of wheat at
Liverpool, and that additional business
of that kind was pending. The sea
board confirmed 751. One, bushels as
j having been sold to the United King
Idom for export. Clearances for the
j wrek were placed by Bradslrcets at
I fl.JSl.'iini bushels against 6.447,000 a
week afc'o. The Modern Miller crop
I outlook confirmed deterioration In
j Kansas, Nebraska, and Oklahoma, but
said that conditions elsewhere are
1 very good and that the crops of Illi
i nois, Indiana and Ohio will probably
aggregate to million bushels more
' than last year. It is very evident that
i the market for some time will be In
, flucnced by weather conditions o a
large extent, but it is well to reiueni
1 ber that tills recent udvunee Jias well
discounied the damage that has al-
; Seattle cash market l m, Winter.
.Jl.'IX; 1 Hard Winter, J1.pl; I Soft
White. J1.40: 1 White Club, 31.40: 1
rd Winter. 31. 3K; 1 Northern
ring. 31.36; 1 Red Walla Walla,
31.36: Big Bend. $1.4 2.
j Portland cash market 1 Hard win
Mer, $1.4il; 1 Soft White. $1.40: !
White Club. $1.40: l Hard
$1.32: 1 Northern Spring, $.;
3; 1 Bed
walla Walla. $1.30.
CHICAGO, May 2.t.(U. P.) Six
j men named as nicmlers of the labor
union bombing ling in a "confe-sion"
by one of their gang, were arrested
today. The alleged confession and
arrests clear up the mysterious bomb
explosions which have marked Chi
cago's labor troubU's for years. Po
lice Chief Charles Fitmuorris believed.
ENGINEER KILLED AND
SEVERAL INJURED IN
ATLANTIC COAST WRECK
AUGUSTA. Gn . May 2 tl". I!
One was killed and several Injured'
In the derailment of the Atlantic!
east line train near here. Joseph'
Temple the engineer. Is dead.
According to reports a rail was ta
ken from trie track, causing the
wreck. Several passengers and mem
bers of the train crew were hurt.
TO PASS BORAH'S
Senator's Plan 'Empowers Pres
ident to Invite in Conference
Great Britain and Japan.
AMENDMENT TO NAVAL
Nations Would Discuss Plan
for 5 Year Program of Na
val Armament Reduction.
WASHINGTON. Way t0.(U C.
Martin, U. P. Staff Correspondent.)
The adoption of Senator Borah's pro
posal for a three-power conference on
naval disarmament, as an amendment
to the naval appropriation bill, i ex
pected late today in the senate. The
Borah plan empower the president to
invite to a conference with this gov
ernment, representative from Brit
ain and Japan, to discuss the plan
tor a five-year program of naval ar-
Thirteen Tear Old Letta Par
sons Will Face Trial in Juve
nile Court at Later Date.
- fAt!M.I.NGTONJ:5fa.JiIaX-J. Lr
P.) The cbuige of murder against
Letta Parsons, the "baby bride of the
Orarks," was dismissed. The 13-year-old
girl wife, accused of killing ber
six-year-old stepchild. Lily, will b
held In custody, however, and will
have to face a trial later, in the Juve
nile court, on a charge of fourth de--gree
The prosecuting attorneys decided to
dismiss the charge of murder when
Judga Hoiuk ruled the girl was too
young to lie tried In the circuit court,
where she would face a death sentence
if found guilty.
SHIP PANHANDLE STATE
Vessel Caught Fire Just After
Strike Breaking Crew of
Three Hundred Boarded Her
NEW YORK, May 20. U. P.)
Soon after a fire on board the ship
ing board steamer Panhandle State
was extinguished an Investigation ww
begun to determine the cause of the
'tne snip, a 10.000 ton freighter,
valued at $5,000,000, caught fire from
a leaking fuel oil tank, she was tow
ed to the North river and beached off
of Ellis Island to prevent total destruc- ,
The panhandle state caught firo Just
after a strike breaking crew of 30 '
bourded her. following Ihclr desertion
I of the regular complement to Join tho
ma ri n e w al kou t .
CATTLK WKAK. IX MLYRKirr.
PORTLAND, Mny 80. (A. P.
Cattle are weak and other markets
Reported by Major Lee Moorhouao
Rainfall, .03 o: an Inch.