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East Oregonlan la Eastern Or.
rron' greatest newpPr and a ll
nir fore give to th advertiser over
twice tha guaranteed paid cir.-uUtloiJ
In Pendleton and Umatilla county at
any other newspaper.
The not prcu run. of Saturday's dully
Thl paper III tnetn!i.jr 'or and niUlrd
ir the Audit Bureau of Circulation.
COUNTY OFFICIAL FAPZ3
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 6, 1921.
SANITATIOhJACIUTlES AND DAMAGES CITY WATER SYSTEM
I DAILY EDITION
, J U . .. ,..,, . D" ,ri'"JWM - ' ".. E
PAIITIHIir th Dior
WillUlUL 1 U IllOL
Flood Waters Inundated Valu
able Garden Tract at Hood
River Causing $4000 Loss.
TWENTY FIVE FOOT STAGE
WILL REACH FRONT STREET
Largest Garden in Mid-Columbia
Owned by J. H. Koberg,
Dikes Have Foot Lcaway.
PORTLAND. June . (A. P.)
Flood waters last night Inundated a
valuable garden tract at Hood "River,
causing $4,000 loss, the water ocp
In; through gopher hole. The flooo
la threatening other tracta In that re
Klon. The weather bureau forecaat
the stage of twenty-four and seven
tenths here on Thursday. Today, the
rise la 21 8-11.
Upper Columbia polnta reported a
aharp rise. Wenutchce report a rla
of a fool and two tenth. The Snake
river la up a foot and two tenth at
A twenty five foot atage will bring
tha water to Front street here. Harrr
Kunemato'a tract at Hood River waa
flooded, destroying the crops.- J. H.
Koherg, nt hone garden la the largest In
mid-Columbia, a mile east of Nunc,
junto, aaya hia dike still have a font
JOHN KING IS CHOSEN
PRESIDENT OF UMATILLA
: PIONEER ASSOCIATION
John King, prominent Wuaton mun,
waa choaen president of tho I'matlllii
County Pioneer Association at the
annual election In Weston Saturday,
which followed the twenty-ninth an
nunl picnic, Mr. King la successor to
R. Alexander of thll city.
Other officer choaen ar Tom Oil
llland, of pilot Jlock. vice-president;
Him Harnes. of Weaton, aecrctury and
8am Price, of Weaton treasurer.
The crowd at tho picnic, say those
who attended, broke all rerorda, Siit
urday'a attendance was large and It
I catlmated that 2,000 people at
tended during the two happy day.
(East Oregonlun; Special.)
MILTON, June . Milton la to have
a new poatmostor, Bruce Bhangle,
postmaster for the last tlx Tars, has
resigned and V.'ctuf M. Cockburn, son
ot Mao Cockburn, former county com
missioner, received tKe t appointment
tbla week. Cockburn will take charge
a soon a business matter can be ar
ranged. Shangle will devote hhi time
for the future a sccretary-managrr t
the Farmers' Brokerage company.
During hi term, of alx years he ha
een a steady Increase In tho receipt
and Importance of tho M.iton postof
flco. A. city delivery aorvice lias also
been established. . ( ' ,
i i 1 " 1 '
lUMiMTK IS KrW IX'RI.T.VRV
PORTLAND. June . (A. P.) W.
C. RUegnlU of Portland was eloetoil
executive secretary to the IynfLeplon
of. Loggers, and Lumbermen, effective
Juno IGth. . . .,
-IH1UPSEV FORdOD TO MOOT
ATLANTA CITY, June 6. U. p.)
Jack Dempsoy, suffering a reoponcd
cut on hla left eye. 1 resting. He Is
forced to tie Idle uutl tho wound heals.
The cut which I reopened, was done a
" week. ago whan Larry Williams, his
sparring partner, butted Jack In the
head. - '
iiltnTITI-TIi! FOR HORAII UH.L
WASHINGTON, Juno . (A. P.)
A a substitute for tho Boratt ms.
armament amendment to the naval ap.
nroiirlation bill, tbo house- foreign af
fairs committee reported a Joint reso
lution concurring In "the neciareu
purpose" of President Harding to call
an International, conference to limit
IIOATH ARRIVE FOR r'UKTIVAfc
PORTLAND, June 6. (C P
The armored cruiser Frederick and
itlx destroyers, arrived In Portland, to
participate In tho lose festival. Rear
Admiral Fields Is commanding. Word
has been received that the Canadian
cruiser, Aurora, and the destroyer
Patrician, art to proceed, hero alo.
REQUEST OF OREGON
BAR ASSOCIATION TO
RETRY ALBERS REFUSED
Portland Miller Was Sentenced
to Prison and fined by Lower
Courts on German Charges.
WASHINGTON, Juno 6. (IT. P.)
The auprema court refused tho re
quest of the Oregon bar association
for reconaidvrutioii of the alleged c
plottage charge In tho case of Henry
Albcra, Portland iniiior. The attor-
ney general, recently con fensed an er
ror result Ins In tho supreme court tak
ing It usual formal action In revers
ing the caao. Albera waa sentenced to
prison and fined by the lower courta
for alleged German utterances. Many
protests Including the Oregon bar as
sociation were mado. The associa
lion eought leave to Intervene the re
consideration, of the case Following
tho protcHts the depart Cent of Jus
tice sulil a new trlul for Allers would
he asked. The court said the leg'il
procedure In the previous case wo
POLLS WILL OPEN AT
FOR SPECIAL ELECTION
Everything is in Readiness
for Umatilla County Voters
to Decide Six Measures.
Everything Is In rcndlncs for the
special election tomorrow when six
question will be voted on In Umatilla
county. The polls will open at I
o'clock In tho morning aui will close
at 8 o'clock In the evening. The bal
lot boxes have been distributed by
Sheriff Zoenth Ilouser. The following
Is a list of the voting places In Pendle
ton which ha been prepared by Dep
uty Clerk Cyril Procbstel:
Precinct No. 12 People living south
of East Court, east of Mill and Vin
cent vote at 901 East Railroad street.
Precinct No. II People living north
of East Court and east of Mill vote at
Precinct No. 31 People living aoiilh
of K. Railroad, west of Vincent and
east of Main vote at Pendleton hlgl
Precinct No. J 5 People living
north of 15. Railroad, west of Mill and
cast of Johnson vote at, county court
Proclnct No. 38 People living north
of K. Railroad, west of Johnson and
east of Main vote at city hall ,
Precinct No. S7 People living north
of W. Webb street, west of Main and
east of Cosble, vote at Hotel Pendle
ton sample room No. i.
Precinct No. 28 People living eolith
of W. Webb, west of Main and Eaat of
Cosble, vote at tho Field school.
J'roclnct No. 89 People living south
of W. Alta, west of CosNe and east of
Ann voto at 810 West Webb..
Precinct No. 40 People living north
of W. Alia, west of Willow and east of
Ann street vote at Mra. Finch real
dence, 708 Aura street. -
Precinct No. 41 People living north
of W. Alta, west of Ann, vote nt Nax
arene church, corner of Matlock and
W. Court street. -
Precinct No. 4"2 South of W. Alta
and west of Ann street vote at Haw
Precinct No. 43 North of river and
cast of Perkins avenue vote at Unia
tllla county library. '
Precinct No. 44 North of river and
west ot Perkins vote at Lincoln school.
NAVAL BASK IXHl ASTORIA ,
ASTOIUA. Or., June (U. P.)
(n the saute spot where. Lewis and
Clark landed from their canoes on
their trip down the Columbia to the
Pacific 116 years ago. the ceremonies
were held which transferred from the
people of Clatsop county to the United
StiiteB government the title to the his
toric land and a vast area of adjoining
short and water, to he used as the Bite
for Tongue Point naval base.
Formal transfer' of tho ( territory
was necompatned by a ceremony In
which representatives of the city of
Astoria. Clatsop county, tho Astoria
Chamber of commerc, Port of As
toria, and other organizations Instru
mental In securing the site for the gQv
eminent participated. The naval de
partment waa represented by Com
mander W. B. Allison, of the U. S.
Eaitle boat 67.
From a flagpole near where Captain
William Clark carved hia name and
(he date, Dec. J, 1806, on a tree, the
Stars and Stripes floated. The Tongue
Point base, whose construction Is to
be started Immediately, will first be a
submarine and air station. It will be
enlarged na rapidly a necessity per
mils. The water In the channel bor
dorlng th Blt, n some places i aaid
t0 , nl0ra than 100 feet deep.
ELKS WILL CELEBRATE
FLAG DAY JUNE 14TH
June 14 I the date set for the an
nual Flag Day exercises of Pendle
ton lodge of Klks, coiitinoiiioruling
the birth of the American flag. The
exercise will be held at 7:30 In the
Klks temple, and a general Ivltation
fa extended to tho public by the II. P.
Following is me program:
Mimic, "War Siuinglcd Manner"
Exalted Ruler and Officers
Pendleton Lodge 288 II. I'. O.
Song. "Columbia the Gem of the
Flag Record Rex Gray
Hong. Selected Oswald Olscn
Klk' Tribute to the Flog.
Stars and Stripe Forever
U. Col. Chaa. W. Furling
Song. 'Aiiicriua" Audience (Standing)
Members of the committee In
charge are Charles Vinier. Lymun
Rice. Perry Idlcinan, Fred Lleuallen
and Leslie Glbbs.
PRESIDENT ADDRESSES '
STUDENTS OF LINCOLN
OXFORD, Fa June P.W
Education Is the solution of the race
problem." President Harding told the
negro students of Lincoln University.
'Ood grant there will never be another
such spectacle In this country," he
said, referring to the Tulsa riots. The
president stopped en mule from Valley
Forge to Washington.
September Wheat closed at $1.18
3-4 today, three fourths of a cent
higher than Saturduy'a closing. Fur
July, the closing price was $1.30 1-4.
a cent lower than Saturday's closing.
Following are the quotations receiv
ed by Overbcck & Cooke, local brok
Open. High. Low Close.
$ 1.30 VI 11.32 V $1.24 $1,311
1.14', 1.1 7 Vi l.U"4 1.164
,84 ..65M. .64 v
.65 .6 .65 .66
.33 Vs .39',
.41 .1 1 Vi.
Wheat Buying power during the
forenoon was wholly Inadequate and
the market displayed practically no
rallying tendency until shortly before
the close, when some buying was en
couraged by reports that some export
buying had been done, contradicting
In a way the earlier advices to tje ef
fect that foreigners were trying to re
sell. Tho decrease of 800,000 bushels
In tho visible supply was a larger re
duction than generally expected, and
brought the total down to only 8,334
000 bushuls against 39,254,000 last in sleeves inut ao noi come aown to
year. Crop advices are better than the middle of the forearm, or In
last week although some complaints I blouses that "expose, or partially ex
came from Nebraska and Ohio. These j pose, the neck and shoulders a greater
however were largely off-
set by the publication of a report by
the Kansas agriculture bureau show
ing nearly one million acres more than
previously reported and suggesting a
total yield of about 25 million bushel
greater. The situations appears to
have reversed Itself temporarily and
a somewhat further recession Is like
ly, especially If cash premiums contln.
ue to weaken a they did today.
Seattle cli Markou
1 Hard White, 11.35; 1 Soft White,
$1.36; 1 White Club $1.33; 1 Hard
Winter. $1.30; 1 Northern Spring,
$1.30; 1 Red Walla Walla, $1.30; Big
IN inland ("ash Market.
1 Hard White. $1.36; 1 Soft White,
$1.32; 1 White Club, $1.30.
PI'ARPORT LEAVHS PORT
PORTLAND. June 6 (A. P.I
The steamer Ilearport departed today,
the ninth to leave with a non-union
crew since the strike started. Judge
Wolverton th's afternoon Is hearing
tho marine picketing Injunction case.
WTTF.R IS STEADY
lt.tRTI.AND, June 6. (A. P.l
Cattle are 20 to 50 centa higher; choice
steer $8.00 Jj.5: hogs are steady,
prime light $9.00i9.2G: sheep are
steady, egg are firm and butter Is
Federal Government Has Drop
ped Anti-Trust Suit Against
American Can Company.
CASE IS GOVERNMENT'S
TRUST BUSTING' SUIT
Government Failed to Secure
Decision in Lower Courts;
. .Asked Court Dismiss Appeal.
WASHINGTON, June . (U. P.)
The federal government In the au-
prcme court has dropped the anti-trust
suit against the American Can com-
puny. The case Is one of (he govern
ment's big "trust busting" suit. The
government failed to secure a decls'on
In tho lower courts, bo asked tho au
preme court to dismiss the appeal, 'lue
motion was Immediately granted.
WASHINGTON. June 6. (U. P.)
Important cases before the supreme
court Include arguments of the consti
tutionality of prohibitive tax on child
labor products. This Js congress' sec
ond attempt to prevent child labor.
Tbe case has been pending for two
years. Anti-trust proceedings against
die United Shoe Machinery company;
Wyoming and Colorado disputes on Ir
rigation waters, the validity of the
antl-picketing Injunction of the Am
erican alpel foundar.es company of
Uranlte Cit IHavaraiseeklejr against
Tho court ruled that executors of
estate can deduct the amounts paid
the federal estate tuxes from Income
tax returns. Government losses In this
decision, affecting every estate, the net
amount of which'exceeds 150,000, thus
making It taxable. Large amounts ot
tuxes will be refunded as the result of
City Fathers Overlook Fact
That Dresses Have" Tendency
to Shorten at Both Ends.
XION. 111., June (A. P.) The
City fathers of the City or Zion evi
dently overlooked tho fact that dresses
would have a tendoncj- to shorten nt
both ends. They rovercd the tops with
an ordinance, but neglected the bot
toms. W. Hurd Clendlnen, Mayor of Zion,
has had his attention called to this
palpabl neglect on the part of the
Civic powers. He was thunderstruck
when he saw how weak the ordinance
was and how helpless the law waa to
act iti eases where women had paraded
in short skirts.
The present ordinance Imposes
fine of from to two hundred dollars.
or from five days to six months in the
city bastlle for appearing In public In
"peekaboo" or mosiiulto-net stockings.
Distance man a mira part irom me
neck to the tip of the shoulders.1' The
wearing of such attire is deemed "lm
modust, vulgar. Indecent' and sugaes
tlve of low and vicious morals, tending
to debauch Innocence end purity and
degrade the best interests of society."
I tut the lengths ot the skirts are not
SE.VTI f., June 6.--d ' I
l.alph GrolY. n former soldier, ,ind
Mrs. P. I". Ciltner are held In Cie
otiimty ;nl" pending Investlgatl iq; of
ci'Unterfeitlr.g charges. Thirty five
counterfeit half dollars and 4ti winds
of metal for the spurious .-oi a i
Mi' a eviclenre No mou..u ne
found. Orolf was arrested ru i lu
st reet with hia suit rase full of coun
terfeiting alloy. Groff claims Mrs.
Gilmer learned the way to make the
bad coins when a girl. Thev have
been working together for some tiPie,
the police believe. Groff did the ac-
jtuat passing of the coins, .iwiwtlv-M
Captain Foster states. Mra. Gilmer Is
, said also to be a writer of songs and
' - I i'
It whs worth while competing In the annual beach beauty revue at Gal
veston, Tex. Diamond rings were the prizes. Miss Katherlne Ue Weese. above,
ot one of them.
VALUABLE TROPHIES WILL
AT COLLINS PARK NEXT SUNDAY;
' WILL BE REGISTERED. SCORES PUBLISHED
The shoot to be held at Collins Park
riextSunduyJiy the Pendleton Rod &
Gun Club under the auspices of the
American Trapshooting Association Is
composed of -150 registered " targets
and averages made will be official
and will appear In the. American Trap
shooting Association's Annual Review
and Official Registered Tournament
Trapshooting Averages. From present
indications many shooters from all ov
er the Northwest will be here to par
ticipate In the shoot, which is said by
expert trapshooters to be the biggest
one-day shoot ever held in the North
west. One hundred fifty dollurs in
lidded money and $S50 In merchandise
trophies will be competed for during
1,1st of Kvents.
Events 1 Targets Entrance Addfr
No. J v. 15 $1.5 $ 15.oe
Xo. 2 ...15 1.95 15.00
No. 3 ,.1.15 1.95 15.1"'
No. 4 15 195 IS.Oti
.to. S : 20 ''' 2.6 20.
No. 6 . ; 20 2.60 20.00
No. 7 25 3.25 ' 25.00
No. 8 25 3.25 25.00
Total .....150 $19.50 . $150.00
: Fifty cents will be . charged each
shooter. This amount lioltig to the
American Trapshooting Association.
The Pendleton Introductory.
Events 1 to 4. 60 targets, fmu
events of 15 lursete eacsi. Four tro
phies in this event us follows:
Class - The American National
Eauk Trophy. Pendleton Woolen
Mills, Bath Robe and Indian Robe.
Class B The Cosy Billiard Parlors,
trophy. Complete smokers set.
Class O The Greulich & Matlock
theatres trophy, lllino s wutoh.
Vlass D The Humley & Co.'s tro
phy. Solid leather suit case.
The l imitilbi lutplds Overture.
' Events 0 and 6, 40 targets, two
events of 20 targets each. Four tro
phies in this event as follows: .
Class A The Hotel Pendleton tro
phy. Solid leather gun case.
Class 'B Geo. C. Baer Co.'s tro
phy. Twelve gauge model 1912 Win
Muss C The Alexanders trophy
l;;S!j i, The Allen & Knight trophy.
AtiKlcts' outfit complete.
TIh? HiMUul-l'p SHH-ial.
Kv..nts 7 and 8. 50 targets, two
events of 25 targets each. Four tro
phies in this event as follows:
CUis: A. Tallman & Co.'s trophy
Anson camera. I
Class B The Peoples Warehouse
trophy. Pcautlful traveling case.
Class 11 The First National Hank
troi hy. Pendleton Woolen Mills Bed
li'unktt and lml'an Roba.
('Lw D The W. J. Clarke Co. tro
phy. Auto calipers outfit complete.
IVtHlh-IMil ISihI it Gun 4'lub tXm-sola
Twonlv-flve targets, one trophy in
this event. For shooters who have not
won a trophy dur'.ng this shoot. Con
lest a ills will be handicapped accord
lug to their known averages. The
'Sturgl . At Storie trophy. Illinois
1 High amateur average
on the 150
. ,1. ' -
BE AT STAKE
Sol Baum. Sporting Ouodb
tore. 1 ropny, suver cup.
High professional average on the
150 tariets. Bond Bros, trophy, Mor
roco leather hand bag. .
Ltir.B run on the isn targets. The
Sawtelle Inc. trophy. Men's Waltham
v.t st watch.
Low average on the 150 targets. J.
Tj. Vaughan's electrical store trophy.J
Electric percolator, sugar, creamer anu
HAS NO PROPOSITI
This Announcement by Lloyd-
Gebrge Fell Like Bomb Shell
n wno, nffiorn.
1U Vamp V VTAA.WW.W
LONDON. June 6. (A. P.) Prem
ier Llyd Geoige's statement that the
government has no further proposition
to make to the miners, coupled with
the announcement that the offer of a
grant of 10,000,ooo pounds to aid the
coal industry will not remain open
longer than a fortnight If a settlement
is not reached, fell like a bomb shell
in the camp of the miners' executives.
Its effect is indicated by the deci
sion of the executives to adjourn until
Monday, In order, as one minor ex
pressed, that "we may sleep on it and
be in a better frame of mind to decide
what action to take."
ANNUAL MEETING AND
ELECTION IN SCHOOL ;
DISTRICT IS POSTPONED
The annual meeting and election in
school districts which heretofore has
been held June 20 must be postponed
this year, according to a report that
has been received at 'the office of W.
W. Green, county superintendent of
schools, frcm the office of the state
superintendent of public instruction.
The meetings have already been ad
vertised in many of the districts, but
un opinion recently rendered by At
torney General I. H. Van Winkle on
the. new budget law, passed by the re
cent legislature, will reoulre that the
meeting be postponed. Following Is a
part of the statement from the state
"This new budget law repeals many
of the provisions of the old budget
law and introduces several other re
quirements whrch school boards must
meet betoro levying any school tax.
"It will not be possible for any
school district In Oregon to vote a tax
at the annual school meeting. All dis
tricts must await the new forms, a
supply ot which will be sent you at an
early date. The new law may be
found under Chapter US, General
Laws ot Oregon for 1921."
I1IL LAW IS
Little Looting, is Reported;
Restoration of Water System
Will Receive First Attention.
RAIL TRANSPORTATION -HAS
BEEN SUSPENDED ,
Hundreds of Miles of Santa Fe :
Tracks Are Under Water Be-
tween Pueblo-Kansas Line.
PUEBLO. June . (V. P.) -Tha .
flood danger In this city appears over.
giving way to the sinister possibility
.. - : . . r nb.H. frnm IhA
wholesale reversion to primitive ran-
itation. Colonel Hamroch Is calling '
out additional militia, in an effort to
meet the disease by concentrating the ,
refugees In camps. ' Pick and shovel -squads
ar attacking the debris and
CoIon.el Hamroch Is threatening to put '
a shovel In the hand of every able ,
bod ed man not otherwise employed.
Though the list of dead i not grow-
i . v. .,kni4tli,i ... w tha manv
1UB, HIS ftUUIWLIMW v .. . -
bodies have been washed down stream.
This is the only way to explain the
small number of bodies round, water
is more plentiful as the wells are op-
feited and motor lorries are relieving'
the food situation.
COLORADO SPRINGS, June
(C. P.t Governor' Snoop told tho
United Press that "martial law In
Pueblo -would be maintained lndefin
itely until the situation Is controlled.
Little looting is reported. Restora- ;
tion ot the water system Is the first .
thing.' There is no apparent shortage
of food. Refugees of the flood district
are well-cared for."
Kansas Plains Flooded
TOPEKA, Kahs., June 6. (U. P.);
The Colorado flood is sweeping the
Western Kansas plain, according t
raiiroad reports. No trains are being
operated from Dodge Ctry. California
passengers are routed via Amarllla,
Texas. Hundreds of miles of Santa e
iracKS are unuer noiui , . uv-..w
and the Kansas line.
Water Is Slilpped In Milk Ciw
PUEBLO, June 6. (U. P.) The
-s:!ip jo 3iuappl .wau v jo jiad
threatens Pueblo. The flood has sus-.
iionHafi iinltntion facilities and caused .
! damage to the cltrs water system, so
people were not able to wash their
hands. The health board Ib Insisting
that everyone ' "boil water" and ef
forts are being made to reintroduce
the most primitive means of sanita-
the quantfties of water.
Pueblo is a "great unwashed city.
The only available water Ib shipped
from Colorado Springs in milk can.
Lime and other powerful disinfectants
are scarce. The Red Cress Is guard
ing an outbreak of typhoid.
Pueblo was treated last night to a
booming frog chorus. Thirty one
bodies of flood victims were counted
at the four morgues, 29 of which were
IUvct Has tiotie Mad
The river has gone mad and is hold
ing Pueblo In constant terror. Durlnj
the rise on Sunday night when the
Beaver dam gave way, the water ap
proached Friday's high mark. . Troops
raced with death warning the people
to get to high ground. Engines raced
up and down the valley and sirens
were wailing, giving warning of tha
The third wave to strike the city
(Continued on page 6.)
Reported by Major Lee Moorhouse,
Barometer 29.4 5.
II ' fat '
"' Tuesday fair.