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Bon'f frtt iwppr nd ""
"nit force five to th. dv.rtir
twlc. the guarsnl.-d ptrt ctrmiUIInn
In Pendleton and I'matill. counl of
any other Bewppr.
Tha net pre run nf yti.rdy' Dully
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ThU pappr It ft mrnri.T or and indited
UU A Milt Dm. 1 II A
COUNTY OFFICUL PAPER H
COUNTY OFJICIAL PAPER
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: AT $20,000,000
Death List is Estimated at 500;
Rescue Party Down River in
Effort to Recover Bodies.
DAILY EAST OREOONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 7, 1921
BUSINESS MAN IS SHOT,
FAILED TO HEED COMMAND
Sentry Ordered Him to Halt;
Son Said Was Bringing Car
to Stop When he Was Killed.
PUKm, June 7.(l P.) The
h oil leu of acven morn dead brings the
total lu 47. An unconfirmed report
.tnte that a Missouri Pacific train In
mi route here bearing th bodies of
the flood victim of the Arkansas river
valley eairt or here. A coroner- Jury,
Invent Igatlng the death of Wlthem.
who wan iihot In an automobile, foun.l
the man'a death was the result of mar
tial law, and Ib excusable under the
strict enforcement which it) considered
Itepurta from Denver Indicate dam
age from the overflow of the Platte
river. The river in seven feet over
nnrmnl and the police are keeping the
people from the district with dlfft-
culty. One death has already resulted
nays the report. Mexican Consul Tr
evino arrived here from Denver and
prepared 1o aend the Mexican cltlxens
to that country who were rendered
destitute by the flood.
PCBBLO, Colo., June ',. IV. P-
A committee of real estate men today
estimated the property damage in
Pueblo from the flood between IIS,
ooo.ooo and $!.0o.(ioo after an. ap
praisal of the building and content
:-. r-.,.a ntrirtula nt a meeting- esli-
mated the d. lt-at,-MO when T
complete count la possible, tne Known
dead thla mornlne totaled 55. A r
cue party I going down the river to
day In an effort to recover the bodies.
The clear weather It I believed will
make possible the recovery of many
which have been found but could not
previously be extricated.
K. K. Wither, a prominent busi
nessman, wa shot through the head
lad nlRht after being commanded to
hiilt hla automobile. He was bringing
the enr to a "top when he wa killed,
said hi eon who was with him, at the
Oiook of Iead Coe Forward
' PfEBLO. June 7. (V. Busi
ness men returned here report thut
tony are possibly dead and thousand
stranded at IJunta. Colo. There 1
no water. "The Arkansas valley rail
road waa wiped off the map. Fifteen
men watching the water on a bridge
iih difficulty. One
ini four children.' The house
a nn.i onrf the family climb
nf The children lid off
and their bodies are unrecovered
.... ... hainr found along the
hank of the Arkansas In the wage of
the receding water. There 1 grave
fear that many more are -washed
downstream. The check of the dead Is
elowlv going forward. Many little
town are reported vlelng with Ptteblo
In los of the dead. .
WHILE THE BATTLE FfAGED.
' K 11 all IWlnr i ' ' tj.;,, .VIA
I k ' ... r v. ,!." ?ll:f VJ
r i w$ ; w-i -' '
IS ORDERED OUT
GUESTS OF ROTARIANS
AT BINGHAM TODAY
Superintendent Pacific Coast
Rescue Protective Assn., is
Requested to Leave City.
MADE ACCUSATIONS ABOUT
YOUNG PEOPLE OF TOWN
Wellfare Worker Made State
ment Young Folk Were Not
Conducting Selves Properly.
I'ORTAXD. June 7. (U. P.)
William fl. McClaren, auperlntendent
of the Pacific Coast Kescue Protective
I association, was chased from Mc.Minn
j ville following hi accusation that
the young people of the town were
I not conducting themselves property
j Angry citizen hastened hi flight.
The town votes today whether or not
to prohlit public dancing and contin
ue the former strict censorsmp.
Wounded victim of the Tuisa. Klahoma. riots b'-flig taken In trucks t o the police station for treatment ond
protection. Thl picture shows the fl rt trncklond of wounded picked up a fier the National Guard troops assum
ed charge of the nltautlon. Khortly fterwnrd the fighling died down. Th e troops were ai.leU by Citizen sworn
In for special duty. '
OFF PRESS IN JULY
WORK IS STARTED ON NEW
MONROE STREET HOME OF
MR. AND MRS. ALEXANDER
iY HUGHES AND
Chncfitratlon tnip Krectcd
m-rni n June 7. (U. P.) The
i.nn,n rtenit here increased 85. The
v.i... i- hitor elenned. aid I arriving
ennnentratlon campa are being erected
ond comfort and convenience are
making their reappearance.
The city I taking a new lease on
life. Every body I working. The
flood danger h passed. Parts of th.
town are Mill desolate, mud covered
and wateraoaked. President Wither
of the Pueblo Iron and Fuel, company
wa killed following hla failure to halt
when a aentry ordered, u is p'
f'perhap that the guard shot him, but
there I nothing authentic. A on wa
riding with the fnther In the automo
bile. No arrest nvo i'"
yet. , . '
Pl-KBTA June 7. (V. TM-A re
fugeea concentration camp harboring
a thousand people will he ready to
night, the military men state. lyra
mldal tent were brought on the San
ta Fe relief train and unloaded, three
mile, from Pueblo then trucked
u 4U mm to ine c.n. ,.n..."
A modern eight room house Is
to be built by R. Alexander on
hi properly on live coiner tn
Jackson and Monroe streets.
with the residence facing on
Monroe street and itivlng a beau
tiful view of the I'inatllla river.
The pol Is considered one of the
most qeslrahle In the city.
The old Alexander house, one
of the pioneer residence of the
city, has been sold to Howard
Frlck, formerly of Herm'ston,
and was moved today to Madi
son street. Mr. Friik. who is a
carpenter and Mrs. Frlck, will
make their home In the resi
dence, which ta to be remodeled
The nkw Alexander residence
will be a story and a haJf In
heinht and will have a full base
ment. There ,ill be hnrdwood
floor and other up-to-date fea
tures. Work on the excavating
ha already begun and the resi
dence will probably be finished
bv the middle of September. '
Mr. and Mrs. Alexander resid
ed for a time In Portland and
n,m nniv shin Ihelr household
ir,,o,u from that city to Pendle
ton. Mrs. Alexander is In Port-
imirf st (he nresent time.
a. . 4.
DISCUSS PRESIDENT OBREGON S REPLY TO
Text of American Memorandum ment officials'
be Made Public Shortly.
ites. The state depart -
refuse to reveal the
i ,h ...imrimnit-Hlion. The
and ObreQOn'S ''Reply Will text of the American memorandum
3 - , . ii..u...nn'a Mlil.' t-i t i H mnde nub-
ttllll VIKCUII B ..... . - ,
lie shortly. Tliis js the nrst oiuciui
.exchange of commun!catK.,.s reiaue
j to rscoRnition of the -Obrceon Mexi
WASHlNfJTON'. June 7 tU. P . )
Secretary Hushes took President Obro
gon'a reply to American recognition
nieinoraiulum to the cabinet meeting
( nli'riet IMwhisws l5clly.
WASHINGTON. June 7. (A. P.)
Tlie cabinet discussed the American
s' i.i,v lonar.t Mexico after the pre-
uh.,i,r ,eevioiis to the rece nt of Ob- ' ',,.., ,i,,n in. Seeretarv Hughes of
rcgon's reiily, the Mexican president s
advifcera here said it was probable
iiluegon would accept, the Amcnian
inemoruiiduin as a basis for negotia
tions. ' He will probably make counter
proposals r suiting n furtlier ex-
i-'r.:.i..i,t iihreeon's reoly- to the Am'
ei ican message outlining ahe cpndi
t.'on mnler which the L'nited hmies
would consider recognition. The cald
nel ulso considered relations with the
lAt 'er Buck." Colonel Charles
Wellington Furlong's book of the
Hound-Up, will be off the pres berore
the end of July, according to word re
ceived by the author today from Put
nam & Sons, publishers.
Three dummy" covers were receiv
ed today also, and Colonel Furlong,
after consulting several Pendleton
people, decided upon navy bltie
h. lettering in cold. In the center
will 1 the reproduction f the photo-j
craph of Bill Mahal rev on l5.
Hesides the text of the book, there
will be eight pages devoted to three
separate tables. One will be a buck-
i ing-tSme table, showing the time
through one Round-l'p that riders
staved on horses from the time the
I blind was -pulled until taken up. Tlie
second, the rodc-and-thrown tabl
i will show the number ot entrants wno
rode, were thrown, disqualified or
! were pulled out. during the Hound-l'p
I since its inception. "
" Snickers' Own Table.
The buckers' own table, the third
ih the series, will show the propor
tionate throws and rides made on fa
mous buckers over a period of years.
The book is not fiction but is a his
tory cf .the- Round-l'p told in narra-
i live forruar
j There will be 36 full pages of illus
1 trations. meaning a total of about SO
p'.cturcs. The book will be printed
I in the easily read 11-point type. A
part of the edition is to be shipped to
England to he bound at the Putnam
English publishing house in London
and. the book is to be sola in raigiami
Tita hcin.pn the age of Q
and 15 wcro pretty few and far
between on the street of Pen
The reason for It wa the
picnic given by the Rotary club
whom member were hosts to
tim boy of the city at a frolic at
No authentic estimate of the
number who went could be
secured because, the committee
member did not know Just how
many boys made the trip. Many
'dad" Just picked up a carload
of lad from their neighborhood,
piled them In, and they Joined
the gang without ever being reg
istered. In order that there might he
no deadth of "eats," Penland-
big truck wa loaded full of Ice
cream, soda pop, bread and
cake and a lot of other good
things. It la expected that the
boys who retur. tonight will be
unable to eat anything after they
TO POINTS EAST
BURN CITY OF ICHANG
It is Eeported That Opium
'Smuggling Operations Was
the Cause of Uprising.
HANKOW. t"hlna. June 7
(Charles E. Hogue. I'. P. Staff Cor-
resDondent.) Official report reach
ing Hankcw declare that mutinous
Chinese troop looted and partially
burned Ichang, 165 miles north of
here. American, British and Japa
nese were dispatched to Ichang and
were exnected to arrive today. Con
sular repprts Indicate atempts were
made o check he troops. is re
mitted that opium smuggling oper
ations caused the uprising.
Officers of the Robert Dollar ateam-
shiu,jueK trading concern
There Will be Ten Per Cent Re
duction Approximately on all
Fresh Vegetables and Fruits.
RATES WILL BE EFFECTIVE
' AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
New Rates to Atlantic Seaboard
is Result of Month's Fight;
Shippers Are Jubilant.
X fANFRANCISCO, June 7. (IT. P.)
A' ten percent reduction, approxi
mately, in freight rate on fresh gTm
vegetables, melons, canteloupea and
apples from Oregon, Washington, Cali
fornia, Arizona, Nevada and Idaho to
Eastern points waa announced today
by the leading railroad. Freight
Traffic Manager C. W. Luce of Chi
cago, the Southern Pacific agent, made
the announcement In a telegram.
Emtern and transcontinental linea
adopted the reductions.
The rate on all commodities, except
apple will he "eftectfVe a noun a
possible." The rate on apple will b
effective September first. The new
rate to the Atlantic seaboard point la
the result of a month" fight. The
shipper are Jubilant.
FOR MICHIGAN ELECTION
KALAMAZOO, Mich.. June 7.t-(1.
p i Tha third' Michigan district waa
Arnold 1 sWectlivg -candidatea tiiB.JJwereB to-
1 a A .1.a Ziruf Ib.I triili
Brothers. Hank of China and many day. preparatory to the f.rxt test vote
... l ..I . W n.ilnnal AleetlOtla lilHI IHIl.
roreizn firms were looteo. i ne cus-, .... mt ........... - --
torn house and Japanese consulate
were damaged. The number of cas
ualties has not been determined. They
are expected to exceed those of the
November mutiny at Ichang when SO
were killed and 2.000,W worth of
property was destroyed.
The mutinous tunese soldiers con
tinue looting and pillaging Ichang.
Many shops are burned and all were
looted. They burned the Hank of.
China building. The American can-
sul appealed to tne American nuai
officials for protection and assistance.
The British consul as yet haye taken
SEPTEWBER WHEAT IS
ONE CENT HIGHER TODAY
July ' wheat closed at 11.40 today,
vole will lie the determining factor on
whether one-half of the electorate
chooses to exercise the privilege of sut-
CAST IN ELECTION
DEFENSE IN STILLMAN
DIVORCE CASE BLOCKED
NCON CHECK SHOWS
NEW YORK, June 7. (A. P.)
The defense in the Stillmun divorce
case today blocked the hearing sched
uled to begin tomorrow at PoiiKh
kecpsie. John nrenniin. counsel for
Mrs. Anno V. KUIlniiin. obtained from
supremo court Justice Keogh at New
Hochelle an order reniiiine neien-e
P. O, Glenson to show causa on Jnt-
urday why further hearings idioultl
not be postponed.
In the meantime no hearings may
Registration Not Necessary
for Balloting; Polls Open
Until 8 Thi3 Evening.
--n ore l.'"n m'T inr ...- - ;oe iieio. i... ' " ...
... x h1mi on field I m .llAniAv nr record for Mrs Still-
. HaIim. latrines anu r ,o" a.."...-.. -
Sonrt Iteller to PncWo
WASHINGTON, une 7. (U. T.)
A million dollar relief for Pueblo .of
ferer wlfl be appropriated by the
bouse and aerate, it - " i
loday' white hou.e conference be
tween President Harding and sens,
tors from Colorado. The pUih J to
rush the resolution through the com.
ntlttee today. The war department
will administer the fund.
Penvrr Fxportcw e Floral.
' PKNVKIt. June 7-(A. I.'
ti....... .,.- in ibe mnvntnlns Inst
night raused the Platte river here to
swell again Over a acme of frame
residence were surrounded by the
" (Continued on page 6.)
man only 72 hours and bus not bad
sufficient opportunity to fnmilliirtxe
himself with the case Instituted by
allies A. Stillmun.
A 1 ti I'M FATS 'COM PI .FTI T TOttAY
PRATTLE, June 7. l' P)
rguments for and against tne per
.niin nf nn Injunction
against Maritime unions will be com
pleted bite today, Is the prediction oi
...ii.,i, .,f ti,e federal court. The sea
men lost the first count Monday, Judge
Cushman denying the motion oi dis
solution of the temporary destratnlng
ana.tne dook is 10 u num m ...
also The greater portion ot the 7n0 September wheat closed at
books ordered for Pendleton will be
shipped here by express for early
if there Isn't a heavier vole cast thi
ufieenoon at the noils in the special
election than there was this, morning
it will he up to a very few people ti
decide the Issues that are berore tn
electorate today for ratification,
i nn.. interest whs taken th.'s morn
ins. and a survey taken of seane of the
precincts In Pendleton snoweu wiai
he, highest number of votes ran only
hh,it in ner cent of the registration
In Precinct No. 3H. the voting place
iin ni the court house, at 1 o r
just 34 votes bail been cast, and their
are 3t voters registered. 1 ne worn
an vote ia always heaver in the after
noon, however, and the laboring vote
is expected to be east . largely this
evening after working hour.
ItrmlHiratlon Not Notvssar'y.
Th. inioreMsion seems to have gain
ed headway thHt it Is necessary for vol
ers to register before voting, but th'
i a... ..t..p u'ho c:ist a bai
IS lll'l l ' i . -ii.'
lot at tlie last general election, wheth
er be was registered, or was sworn In.
Is eligible to vote nt this clect.'nn. O"
course, if the voter has moved frnin
one precinct to another since the las'
i... ha most either return to hi
r,rmnr oreelliet to Vote, or else be
rvi'vi IV rune 7 (f. P.I Three : sworn In In the new voting place.
I1 i.i.i.n J ine i. th. twill will be open until
m"n- L'T" :..' , von t Jov o'clock this evening. Estimates tha.
."' . .... .. ...r o,i,ivi.-ied hnve been mnde that Sil percent of th
Jm irdering the ctinstable at Knoekl-, vet" would be cast is regarded as
or m iru. i oik in .., ,, .,. h oh bv some, nrotnostlcators
!nc The I'.nKlisnnian was I'-", i. in. ... - -. .
killing a magistrate ot Punlavln. Iti. late afternoon and early evening
WIIJ, LOWKIt CiAS UATKS.
VAN COUVKK. June '-'. P.)
The city attorney announce": a iio-
.1.1.. , ..!,., it,i,v reduction of gas rales
t the l aiiiic Power and Light corn
puny as tin- result of the decrease of
the wholesale price oi on. wnwr -incrcascl
rales were granted the
of oil bus dropped
-wlcc' followed by two reductions of
rates in Por.tLind. The reduction here
s foilow'ns the definite settlement o.
tlie Portland rate quesuoo.
Putnam Praises Spirit.
Pendleton's recognition of the ad
vertising' value of the book and the
willingness of business men of tbl
c ty to order 7.500 copies was praised
in a letter received by Colonel Fur
long from Oeorge Palmer Putnam,
formerly of Oregon, a member of the
Mr. Putnam emphasized the fact
Ithnt if the book were being put out as
a straight, publication wnnoui tne nu
(vantaces of the advance orders, the
i routine selling price. Instead of heing
$2.2S. could not possibly be less than
City act iHirgain.
"Pendleton is getting a bargain."
savs Mr. Putnam, -necause m -"-dleton's
gernrosity and public, splrit-
edness in making a nig innuu nine.
Without it. the prescent price would
be impossible. In turn, the low price
will be helpful in getting a wider d'
trlntion for the hook In the east and
this distribution means splendid ad
vertising for the Round-t"p."
A big window displav in New York
w'll bp part nf the eastern sale of the
hook. One hundred window cards are
to be sent west for advertising pur-
cent higher than yesterday's closing.
Fniiuu'ine are the Quotations receiv-
fed from (tverbeck & Cooke, local
Open High Low Close
$1.2 8 14 $1.324 1.2SV4 $1.3"
The special election, which will he
held June 28v was necessitated by fhe
recent suicide of Congressman Frank
H. Frankhauser of Hillsdale, In a sani
tarium at Battle Creek. He had never
taken up active service because of Ill
The third district has always been ;
overwhelmingly Republican but tha
Democrat were planning to make a
hard fight. They had fewer candidates
in the field than their opponent and
hoped to make a good showing In the.
primary. The district includes Kala-,
maoo, Calhoun, Hillsdale, Branch and
Katon counties. The vote last Novem
ber was r,0.77S for Frankhauser, to 19.
652 for Oordon L. Stewart. Democrat,
and 675 for Truxton Talbot, Farmer
Labor. . Nomination- on the Republican;;
ticket was generally regarded as
tantamount to election. Among the
Republican candidates were J. M.-C.
Smith, of Charlotte, congressman from
l!to to is IS- Elton A. Eaton, former s
managing editor of the Kalamaxoo
Gazette': Mrs. Helen Statler of Kala.
mazoo; Milo P. 4'ampbell of Cold
water, and Arthur B. Williams and
Mayor Charles C. Green of Buttle
3 IN ARE EXECUTED
MOUNT JOY PRISON
REPLIES TO U.S. NOTE
WASHINGTON. June 7. (I. P.I
sun., deiiartment has received a
reply from President Obregon of Mex
; Ico to the recent American memo.
! random question on recognition, It is
based primarily on intimations from
the seaboard that foreigners were
showing very little disposition to take
our wheat claiming they are able to
secure supplies from Australia nno
i.niin to hetter advantage. The
ensuing strength was accompanied by
an estimate ixsued by a leaning crop
authority suggesting a winter wneai
yield of 558. nno. U bushels. This
practically confirmed the loss estimat.
ed by our Mr. lngalis early last week.
At the same time numerous messages
were received from the southwest re
porting a material Improvement in j
the outlook with an early narvesi ex
pected. The cash market was with
out particular feature, selling on the
same basis as yesterday. 1 ne maraei
tomorrow will be probably somewnal
irregular pending publication of the
government report wtucn we oeueie
will have to show greater deteriora
tion than private estimates if higher
prices are to lie seen.
Seattle cash 1 bard white $1.34:
1 soft white $1.34: 1 white club $1.S3:
l hard winter $L3': 1 nortnern
i spring $130: 1 red Walla Walla $t.3o;
lig llend $1.85 i
Portland cash 1 ha in white li.,
1 soft whit $1.32; 1 white cluh $1.M.,
Sterling XNH 1-'-': Murks 1511 3-4:
Money (call) New York 7 1-2. j
BLIND MAN RESCUED IN -PUEBLO
FLOOD WAS IN
SAN FRANCISCO QUAKE
PVEBLO, June 7. (Sam 1. Freed.
X". P. Staff Correspondent.) Blind
Hrrv Wade, on a cot In the Emerg
ency hospital waa Joshed about hla
narrow escape in the flood. "I have
been through the Frisco earthquake,
had both eye put out In a mining ex
plosion years ago and got a game leg.
This is pretty bad. I heard the land
lady screaming. That waa more fright
ful than when the house caved In on
tis." Mr. Wade ia 55 year old.
FOltPS AltE ItKPl CKI.
DETROIT, June 7. (U. P.) Pwfw
Jones, of the financial newa service,
announces a cut in price on Ford" cars
of from $15 to $20 per car.
Reported by Major Lee Moorhouxe.
weather observer. '
Rnlnrall .25 o"f an Inch.
CUFSTFlt FCW'XD "NOT
YVASlllN'tiTOX. .lime 7. (A.
- A vj 4 O HTV Tuna
r. . Dnnal Chester was found not guilt y of
k. ..i k biw itnUai .s a'tha mnriloi- tf Pltrincp nnon. a 90-
. Tj irnu jt4P urn- - I ' -
trvaiy r amity ami wwotj w' liety xir on (rtotpr . The Jrn-v w.ir
im Ktnie diMwrtunent annonnoca out u minutes. Thry 8umsoi1 tho
lute touny. , , Miin.rffclnaarf R'rl shot b-v nnwnymtn.
OUOKH KAVOI5M-BK. HK1HKT '
ii'i.'iiiviirnV lime ? ll". 1. -
jriie senate a-jriculturul committee or-.
dered a ruvoraole report on ine .win."
packer control bill, as a substitute toj
t.n tiuuireii bill, which passed the I
bouse. The Norris bill provide live, ij
stock commissioner, while the house
measure place the livestock Industry
under the secretary nf agriculture.
night and cool