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DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, SATURDAY EVENING, JUNE 4, 1921
REPORT ESTIMATES IN COLORAD
Representatives to Meeting
Passed Resolution Favoring
Graduated Income Tax Law.
PRESIDENT IS URGED TO
TO SETTLE WITH ROADS
Biilnn-irin n,., llnrl Cnm nJ rad problem. Accompanying the ap
ASK LEGISLATURE TO
REPEAL FISH MEASURE
Urged Legislature to Attend
to Road Laws so Counties
Could Locate State Roads.
EUOENB, Juno 4. l P.) Tho
Orogon Wat Grange concluded
....- - hlu .....rnlnir' Tho
I'lUf 'UBJ WW"!! .. ........
grange pawed a resolution favoring
graduated Mute Income tax, no realty
owners would not bear the burden of
taxes. A commljtee of five w ap
pointed to Investigate the la meas
ure and report later. The member
voted to Initiate a bill abolishing the
greater part of state commissions for
economy. They asked the legislature
to repeal the llogue Hlver f'sh bill,
pawed last session. They favored a
repeal of the public necessity" bill of
1I7. They urged tht the legislature
attend to the road law o that coun
tin could locate the state roads pnss
In. through them. Congress will he
memorialized to drop rail rates.
liri.Hrlnllan uhnllM Ik. ..ft U ITU Itl7f,riie II I
,. ' allowing tne raiiroaug to pay me gov-
prOXimatCly BllllOn f OOllarS 'eminent what they owe It over a per-
iou ui m yeara wnivii inmu w
rcsrntattve urge. The roada owe
Uncle Ham approximately a billion
President Harding Isudvlsed to send
to congress a message recommending
During Last Fifteen Years.
WASHINGTON. June i.lh. C.
Martin. IT. P. stuff Ci-,rrpHii(ii,(l..iit 1 . I the immediate appropriation of the
Immediate appropriation of congress' "" Thus, who talked with him
. . 1 .. . report that tho president la "deeply
for 1700.000.000 to pay the Railroad, concernetr BlHnlt where the $700,000.
whut they claim the government owes nun g to come from In view of the al-
thefh la being urged on President ready depleted condition of tho trea-
llk.r.llni. u.wl rnnirrniulmuil Inilllrra UK Surv. heuw tHXeS and IjUSlllCKS depreK-
the next step toward nettling the rail- elon.
LARGEST CLASS IN HISTORY OF
PENDLETON HIGH SCHOOL RECEIVE
THEIR DIPLOMAS LAST EVENING
10 BE DECIDED
Three Constitutional Changes
Included in Issues to be Set
tled in Tuesday's Voting.
SALARY BILL AND SOLDIER
AID ROUSE MUCH INTEREST
Voters Keep Expressions of
Opinion to Themselves;
Probable Outcome a Puzzle.
ALL BOYS BETWEEN 10
AND 15 YEARS OF AGE
INVITED TO BINGHAM
IJtcn boy, do you thliiK you have
in lui In lh a luiinl or belong to the !
o...,iK in in on the Rotary club plcnl:;
in nine-ham Tuesday? If you have
n.n.hi ihui imi will now know bet
ter for the picnic will lie open lo all
local boB between lh ages of 10 and
1R years, no mnttor who they are or
whelhor they lielong lo any organiwi
Inn nr .. IlWoll Kfl II NIVS SO
nn h knnwa liirmise he Is a secre
i.rv in I Im Itoturv Club. Mr Kern
any! all any boy has to do in or.ier Than
- I. i be on the Court street lde of MOrq ID&n
ih. fnurt hniuK lit :SO Tuewlay mor
.in. firimra liuthlnir suit if YOU have
one but go anyway If you want to and
rton't have a suit. tne win oe pro
for vnu at the HiirlnnK.
Mr. Kern also makes It clear that
...wi nili..r limn ItolHiv lub mem
hers are Invited to go wlth the parly
and use their cars If they will, m
fact more care are wanted and both
mmi and women having cars they can
use are asked to join In the game
which la out to servo the boys of Tcn
dlelon. Those who can go with their
cars are asked to phono Mr. Kern at
tho Hlmpsoa-Kturgls Co.. phone 5t.
. r, ., . jj-.-n audience and took their places on the
Dr. MCtlVeCn in HIS AaarCSS(ulforIn. n, Caas, of 44 members
Ik the largest In the hlstorj ot the high
Characterizes Life as the school.
'G r e atest Commencement.' x.re.ent.S'on '"t 1 thT"! cup
und of the various scholarships was an
Interesting part of the program. Jens
Life was characterised as the -great Terjeson, captain of the basketball
Commencement" last nlKht by Dr. W. team. l.lnos manager o : the JL-n.
T. McKlveen. pa-tor of the First Con- ltrn "1 who has a lain ed h.gh ach I
gregallonal church of Portland. In his hlp was awarded the Lantern cup
address at the graduating exercises ot give for the best all-round stu.lem.
ih. Penlleton hiah school, last night Thelma Ulanchette was pro-
at the high achool .udltoriun, wUh th. ;
Kvery finish." said Ir. Mcwveen. h " . ."h,rlar8hln
c n ... .. i..mfAMtitA nn oirnfl A until! Land re th
m your nrogrcw tnrougn uie. -
The gn.dua.lng class, th. girls In principal, made the presentations,
dalnlv white frocks and carrying bou- Many mi lass.
n0. of vlnk sweety and rosea. , Following ere tne memoers 01 u
.......... aai svtin rAoalvnil fllUlilIllHH;
marched flown tne sm.o inrou,;.. - - : mUhuU
MUSIC VEEK ENDS WITH
TRIBUTE OF MUSIC AND
FLOWERS TO PRESIDENT
Gathered for Occasion
Sang Patriotic Songs
WAfSHINOTON, June 4. tA. P.)
A tribute of music and flowers was
iluI.i ih Irnlilent mid Mrs. Harding
tortnv bv the school children of Wash-
inglon In a ceremony In the while
house bringing to a climax tho city's
"music week." More than 60.000 chil
dren cnilipred for the occasion and
........ ...trini I. .nn which the nresl
dent eharacterlxcd In a short renponso
ns "the supreme music of all my life."
Afier the serenading hundreds of
Iminiuets were taken to tho stand and
heaped at the foot of tho president
I nnit Vim. Harding.
may say." said President Hard
Ina "that In the closing' of music
week, you have brought to mo th"
mmil rnnmrkn bin climax I have ever
known In music I Jiave heard music
e isiiraii nmirrnriinri in im vnrinuH fnrans. I have noaru me
IUNUUN LUNrtKtNut ??jr?TJZ r
rines with their trained voices, tne
omul hnmls and orchestras, but I have
nvn ht.urri Hlleh milSiC 88 from tile
l.ll .if ihn rhllilren of tile
, Conference; Four Important capital city, it is the supreme music
r:..MJ i oi uii in y iiiu
Blake Thelma Oec.ie Blaiichetle
Grace Marguerite Blanchctte, Nelllf
Marguerite Bruce. Mary Uougiss Ch's
holm, Mary Lodcma Clark. Perry I
Uavis, Kvalyn Kugenla Davis, Wil
liam J. Doherty. Nellie Belle Eldridgo.
Katherlne M, Oranhotm. Harold Goe
deckc, John 1. Henderson. Evelyn VI j
olet Horsemun, Ivan Houser, Mabel .
Hudson, Mary Carmen Jones, Jamet
Blaine Kennedy. Kdith Laing, Fannie
Tottie Laing. Hilda Margaret lren
Mnrlnrle Grace Mc.Monies. Alber
ta Lou Mc.Miinles, Ijicius E. Matthew-
and'"0". Est"11 Marie Mills, Dupline Ma
bel Moisirom, ueraiuine luib ""
son. Harry D. Mytinger. saniuei r..
Oliver, Nellie Husan Oliver, Gencvievi
P. I'hnlos. Mildred M. Rogers. David
A. Bwanxon, Lois Adna Swaggart, Johr
Saunders, Jolin nenry oimpsou, un
bert Htruvo, Jens Terjeson, Lee F.
Temple. Laurence Kcucnth Warner,
Helen Williams. Donald C. Wood-
worth, Kvelyn Mortimer.
U. S. INTERESTS BOUND
Premier Lloyd George Directs
WASHINGTON. June 4. (A. P.)
IK I. Itra.irurd. I!. P. Stuff ColTO-
i vital Interosts of the
i.. uiuln. urn ImiiiiiiI uu In (fellH-
eratlons'at the London conference of
lirliuh ilom nlons. hlgn government
r.-Al,.l. K.llnVA .
Prnmlnr I.lovd George Is directing
tho conference. Outside of the strict
ly American Interests the officials bo
the wholo world
.m k .rr.nin hv tho dollbcrutltin
,.r ihn Itnonrisl conference. Questions
.r.. ihn 1'niinfl HlnleH are:
1) Whether the Anglo-Japanese
.Inrnniilvo DttCt ' shotllit 00 renewu.i
.. v.... I. ..nlr. nn JulV 13th. C
W Ill'II ,1. V"'-' -
,ir iiriiixli fleet he ore
n OUlliUI li.nj-
ated In the Pacific for the benefit of
tiwirollK. New Zealand anil t.anuuu.
. . i.. a h.nln erulser sound
nm there now. (3 Question of the
....ii nf ii,. "wnrklnil ojitente" for
.ir.i rliln and the United Btates lo
....ii... h. upturn irf Iho world. (4 I
v - ,
I'll ULAN, Wash., June 4. The
.-.-..I....I ahuhIv ninventlon of
the American lglon opened here U
luy. Policies nffeetlng disabled men
In particular and ox-servlco nion In
general, are being dtscusaed.
There sre still living on tho Islund of
81. llleim two turtles and a parrot
that saw Napoleon when he was alWe.
" The turtles are 170 years old and the
' parrot 180 years old.
POLICE ATTACK BANDITS,
3 SHOT, ONE ESCAPED
CHICAGO, June 4. (U. P. Three
hundluts were shot and mortally
wourfded In a battle with the police
One man escaped. The shooting f"l
ItKWed a wild chase through tho fash
ionable north shore district. A police
car charged tho bandit automobile.
when the bandits attempted to escape
and shot. . Tho two men Identified In
the hnapltr.l have long criminal rec
Kiv niMniiures submitted buck to the
people for action will be decided Tues-
duy, June 7. by the voters or tne state
in a special election. Of the questions
to be voted on. three are constitution
al amendments, and three arc revisions
of law or new laws requiring the sanc
tion of the electorate.
Of the six measures, two wliich have
caused Interest locally are the state
aid fund for veterans of the war and
the county officials' salary Increase.
Neither measure has received organiz
ed support in any larue degree and
there has been little if any opposition
voiced. This mukes the probable at
titude of voters toward the measures
a nmtinr of coiilecturc. Men who are
usually expert In diagnosing the public
pulse are carefully refraining from
making a guess as to what the action
if the electorate will be In the Voting
The Immense amount of .clerical
work necessary to prepare for an elec-
TWrr "has hei n done by I!. T. Brown.
county clerk, and his deputies, and the
officials have been chosen for tne aay s
work. The voting places will be open
from 8 o'clock In the morning until
in the even'ng.
Following each question to be voted
n are two numbers, the first of which
s followed by the word "yes" wilh a
ipace Intervening between the inimer
lis and the printed word. To vote fur
he measure, all that is necessary Is to
nscn an X in this space. The neiia
live line is Just below the "yes" lire
n each case, and the X between" the
lumber and "no" will reg'ster a vote
igainit the measure. Each proposal
j voted on separately.
The first measure is the legislative
egulation and compensation amend
nenL The nruvisiona of the amond-
nent would establish Ihe duration of
..he legislative session at not more
than 60 days, and an extra session
ffontlmert on niB" R.
WAR HERO, WILL BE
Fred Sharkey, Lieutenant Un
der Whom Kees Served Ar
rived to Eepresent Elks.
PUEBLO IS IN FLAMES; BUSINESS
SECTION UNDER 6 FEET OF WATER;
HUGE DAM THREATENS TO BREAK
X men's chorus will sing at the fun
eral of the late Fred Kees, Pendleton
war veteran -who Is to be buried here.
tomorrow from the Christian- c nurcn.
Kervicea at the grave will be at 2 p. m..
and military honors will be accorded
the hero. Tom Keating, who Is In
nhnrir. nf the firlnz squad says that
more men In uniform are needed to i
serve on the squad.
Fred J. Sharkey, lieutenant under
whom Mr. Kees served, arrived here
today from Wenatchee to attend the
funeral as a representative of the Elks
lodge. Mr, Kees enlisted April 19,
1917. In Troop C. Washington Cavalry.
In September of 1917 he was trans
ferred to the headquarters troops of
the 41st Division, where he served un
til he was transferred to the First
Army Corp, February , 1918. While
on leave at Aix le Bains, he was taken
with chills and -was taken to the hos
pital at Lyons, where he died January
13, 1919, after a three days illness.
MASKED MEN BOARD
STEAMER AND ATTACK
CREW INJURING MANY
OLD POINT COMFORT. Va.. June
4. (A. P.) A party of masked, mc
boarded the shipping board steamer
ui,i,.ii in Hamilton Roads today and
attacked the crew, badly Injuring e!ght
and slightly Injuring several
A naval detachment answered a call
for help, but before the blue Jackets
arrived the attackers had escaped.
mm 13 1
Transaction Closed in Pendle
ton Causes Half Million Dol
lar Concern to Change Hands
Four Lives Are Lost; Enormous
Crop Damage Done; Result
Cloud Burst, Heavy Rains.
PEOPLE WORK FRANTICALLY
TO SAVE THEIR PROPERTY
Dynamite Bombs Being Held in
Readiness to Warn People :
When Dam Gives Away.
Special, to thejgast Orepnnian.V
PILOT ftbCK. Juno 4.Mik Kel
ly, employed by the Warrch Construc
tion Co., was killed ncre today while
the rock crusher was being moved.
Coroner J. T. Brown has leen stnt for.
LONDON. Juno 4. -(U. P.) Lord
Byng. a famous British general during
the world war, iias accepted the ap
pointment of governor general of
Canada. Is announced. Pyng is 5x
years of age and was made a baron In
1919 In recognition of his war serv
ices. He has been in the British ar
my since 1883.
PL'EBLO, Juno 4. A. P.) Jvoss of
life In last night's flood hero Is estl
mated at 1:45 P. m. at 1500 t l00
net-sons. Property loss la estimated at
over $10,000,000. -
DENVER. June 4. (l P ) Four
lives are lost, thousands of acres of
farm lands are inundated arid several
hundred thousand property damage
. i .-h.rnhv nt,nerKhi of tne ... .ha rmolir of floods of tne coioraao
n, li 'i " -" - f ( .
holdings of the Puyetto Land . and flowing the heavy ratns and cloud
Livestock Co. were transferred from hUrsU of the last 24 Yiours. Puebl
the Bankers Wscount Corporation of 'rporta Bc0re3 of persons are believed
D..-.i., . w midersleeve wast... .' pihi in the flooded areas
i nii nr com imjmriii mil tn
Portland to G. W. Gildersleeve was
consummated in Pendleton this morn
ing. The deal was the result of nego
tiations begun In Portland earlier in
the week whereby a half-million dol
lar concern changes hands.
u.riicinntinz in the negotiations
were F. S. Wilson of the Portland con
cern, formerly an attorney ano n
naneler of Athena: Fred W. Falconar
of Pendleton, president of the Cun
ningham Sheep Co.; Harry F. Kelly, a
stockholder and a Montana rancher:
and iti-W. .Gildersleeve of Starbuck,
Washing". m.! i - '
Under the arrangements made, the
Payette 1-and and Livestock Co.. whose
headquarters are at Weiser, Idaho, is
hv Mr. Oiiilerslceve who
,.r.,u h.nii m Wilson. Falconer and
nA. r nv
due to broken wire llnca and make tho
aeiaiis impossible to ge , .
Martial law. has been dectarod.
Fires are raging with lean fierceness.
Thirty square mile of Pueblo lands ,
are flooded. The terrified residents
kept the rescuers busy -all nlghL De
apite the all night vigil by the state
troops, looting started with daylight.
Bridges were swept away prevent
ing the ecapof some families. The
business men of Pueblo are ' using
boats. Household goods, bodies ,of
dead cattle and harses are floating
down the Arkansas river.
A large section of tracks In the
flooded areas were washed away and
15 miles of the Lincoln transcontlnen-
turns hack to nson, rmiwi u miles oi tno uutwu
Kellv In exchange large holdings "ftal highway is under water. Con
i-.nH Th,. three t. i.in. fair, for the safotv o
Washington, wheat land. The three
men left today for Waincton where
thev will make an inspection of the
land eecured in the deal.
CONVICT DROPS DEAD j
WHILE AT MRU!
CHICAGO, Jims . 4 (U. P.) Al
Hi .r.ulnv in nncxred husband, pur
sued his wife for a mile, shot mid kill-
id her as she fled Into a saloon for
protection and then killed himself.
T1LBEN IS WINNER.
KT. CLOl'D, France, June 4. (A.
I.) WllllainT. Tllden. the grass
eourt tennis ohamplon. of . Philadel
phia, won the world's hard court ten
nis single championship! .
) . I ' ROUS
cern is being felt, for toe satoiy oi
tourists marooned In the mounlams.
Hundreds of acres of crops aro under,
water and the farmers' loss miry Tun
into thousands. ' j
DENVER. June 4. C. P.) Four
lives were lost and enormous crop
damage was done as the result of a
cloud burst and heavy rains during the
last 24 hours. The rain started last
night at five o'clock, and continues.
Pueblo reports state that fiamea uro
rsrin. In ,uvera.l oarts of the city and
the business section Is under six feet of
balku. nr.. June 4. Ted Clayton
41. a convict at tne simc (.i.o .......-. ------
dropped dead Thursday while working . water, following the flood of the A-
ahniit the Institution. jial"ll vn" e- ' ..-c
parently in good health. His body has
been turned over to tne crainiy cn-in-,
and sn aiitjpsy will be performed.
Clayton won sent up from Linn county
t.. inn a ttntpnee of Olie tO 1 .)
National gutrdsmen are patrolling
the Pueblo streets and-the flumes rags
unchecked. It Is believed the heavy
rain will finally control the flames.
ence of one to -'"- ' ' ...... Ka, ljlU.
years for "" " ' , ate" Loveland threatens to 30 out. threat
,. but wa. . lcXx'T"eiaetlZ ening to Inundate thousands of acres
Mr vmlat on of h.s p: r There Is no g
rm.rrf ,r nnv n-i;iii..
1 ..,.,!. hia .ffetts. was address
ed to Mrs. Rabiaux at Kankania, Wis.
TTY COUNTRY SCHOOL
. Railroad bridsca w.rc swept away
end hundreds of feet trfr trncltstwera1
washed out. Rati service Is demoral
ised. One family was, swept away
when their home went out near Sterl
ing. Rescue parties are working to
save the stranded parties, many ot
whom no trace la found.
Two children were drowned while
their father was taking them from
their hom-3. The house was demolish
ed by a sudden flood of water. The
father and mother escaped. Fears are
expressed that the residents of the
n,l,,lv Inuin nf Marshall. 23 mllCS
miiii" for two davs. The teacher '"" l" v 'r ... .... .. -
m.ssin tor to o . head huge dam holding sn S'0 acre lake
: '"r'- h..r arms were tied : ?es out. It would mean, destruction
-sov , .
TEACHER FOUND KILLED
11KS MOlNEtt. June 4. C. P.)
Sara Thorsdalc. a pretty country
school teacher, was found murdered
t ValW Junction. She nan oeen
behind her back.
SEATTLE GREEKS SEND
I of the town and the flooding of scores
of mines. Efforts to stop leaks in tne
dam are futile. Dynamite bombs are
(Continued on page S.)
svitti.k limn i. tIT. P.) Senile!!
ing a 'r""V'h:"n T Today's weather report by Major
ot tne ne.ieo.c R, .. . . - MorhUH., official observer:
Constantinople as tho natural capital ,
o tho Hellenic kingdmn the Seattle j
! Creeks completeil their celebration of j
I the feast of Constantinople, or "King's j
Hay," us it is known in orecee.
00 TO THE
IN FIRE AT OFFICERS,
Dl lil.lN. June 4. (1". P.) Missi
Kathleen Wright, daughter of a Lon-1
don vicar, was killed i.y revolver fire
when two srmel men fired on a group;
of officers. The shooting occurred i
during a cricket game. The girl's fi
ance was seated at her sidu.