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DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 8, 1921.
SOLDIERS AID MEAS'RE CARRIES IN STATE BY VOTE OF NEARLY THREE TO
, : jCiDJy V
WOMEN TO SERVE
AS JURORS; VETO
Marriage Examination Bill
Rejected But Substantial
, Vote is Cast for Measure.
BONUS BILL HAS 35,000
MARGIN IN 29 COUNTIES
Sixty Day Legislative Bill
' Lost Out by 10,000 Margin
on Returns Now Available.
PORTLAND, June 8. (A.
1'.) -Returns from 29 counts
including: Multnomah complete
computed this afternoon gave:
'Legislative. 26.140 yes; 36,
'Bonus, 53,720 yes; 18,452 no.
Emergency veto, 37,010 yes;
Marriage examination, 31,
333 yes; 38,656 no.
Women jurors, 35,018 yes;
PORTLAND, June . ,A. P.)
Oregon voter overwhelmingly approv
ed the bonu hill t the election yes
terday. They also approved the menu
lire enabling the governor to veto cer
tain provision In bills declaring emer
gencies without -nffeetlng .ether pro
vision. They defeated the hill re-;
quiring a physical eauuitaMlon -. brt
botn partlefhecking a marriage li
cense, and bill lengthening the leg
iHlnllvt session from 40 la 80 days.
Tho women' Jury bill vote wa close
on tho eurly return.
Soldier to Crk-hnHP.
PORTLAND, June . (V. P I
TH vote on the noldler' bonu contin
ue to grow. The American Legion
pnt here bought out the Helllg the.
otre show tonight to celebrate. The
count o far Include 27 of the Male'
it cottntle. Other measures are hold
ing firmly, the Indication being they
wilt win according to the early return.
The vole In the majority for or
against the varlou measure contin
ue to ahow substantial majorities.
Voting In the whole state wa very
light. The bonu bill elicited the
greatest enthusiasm, with the road
bond Issue second. In all nine coun
ties Interested the road bond are car
rying. The port amendment Is car
rylng by the slightest majority of nil.
There wrb keen voting on the Mount
Hood Loop project. It will probably
arry two to one. , ,
Coventor OntvOTMnlnte Glllwrt.
BALEM, June 8. (A. P.) Oregon
I to be congratulated upon the mag
nificent showing In Indicating some
share of her appreciation for what her
service men did during the great
war," said Governor Olcott today In a
letter to William 8. Gilbert of Astoria,
state rommander of the American le
gion. 'The landslide In favor of the
measure show unequivocally that the
people have not forgoftcn and will not
forget the service Oregon' young
manhood rendered the nation. The
splendid work which has been done by
the American Legion since Its organ
ization no doubt had much to do with
the tremendous majority given the sol
diers' aid bill." '
The highest and lowest point of
land In the United States ore hut nine
ty' miles apart. Mount Whitney, the
highest point, 1 H.r.01 feet above the
level of the sea and a depression In
Death valley lie two hundred and
seventy-six feet helow sea level. Hot h
are In California,
MANY 'WEINIES' AND
. MUCH ICE CREAM WAS
DESTROYED AT PICNIC
Suppll of Veinles", Ice
cream and soda water were
much depleted at ningham
yesterday when nearly 2H0 local
boy between the age of HI and
15 were entertained by members
of the Rotary flub and other
friend who assisted In giving
the boys it good time. Twenty
rve cars took the hid to Rlng-
ham and many willing volunteer
worker assisted In glv'ng them
a lunch that wa eagerly de-
vnured. one helper reports he
went "black In the face" butter
" lug hlsrtilta for sandwiches and
ll I aald the boys fully mea-
surad un to expectations In thn
mutter of consuming capacity.
Next to the feed the chief pas
. time of the day wna swimming
and the tnnk afone time con.
lalned everv boy In tho party.
NEW SCOUT CRUISER LAUNCHED.
I i fr-i
. Ja.. ,J...,.f ,T.., (fimit 0,
The scout cruiser Cincinnati Is I n le Hani's newest. It v.-as built at Ta
coma1. Wash. The ship was christened by .Mra. Charles Kdward Tudor, wlft
of the public ssfety director of Cincinnati. A bottle of Ohio river water wai
broken over It and afterward a bottle of champagne.
SOL01ER AID MEASURE
CARRIED IN UMATILLA
' CO:' BY 2 TO 1 VOTE
Returns from Pendleton com
plete.' Measure Yes No
Legislative regulation 389 ihi
Soldiers' bonus ".in aix
emergency vote 17 4 312
Marriage examination .192 !"
Woman Juror 410 40
County salaries ..... . 422 4SK
Returns from jr, of the SI
precincts of the county outside
Measure Yes No
Legislative regulation 5R U'
Soldiers' bonus 1171 672
Emergency veto .... "l3 8KU
Hygenc measure ... 724 J!4
Woman Jurors 6H 1 nr. I
County salaries 3fil 144
City and County
Combined vote of city and
county, 4 precincts out of 64.
Measure Yes No
Legislative regulation K77 1692
Soldiers' bonus 1912 Dti4
Emergency veto . . 1177
Hygenlc measure .. . 1116 1569
Woman Jurors 1078 1511
County salaries 78.1 1937
The World War Veterans' Aid bill,
passed by the legislature, was ratified
by the voter of fmfitilla county In
tho slecl:.l election yesterday when
tho constitutional amendment was
adopted by a Vote of about 2 to 1 on
the face of returns from 48 of the 64
precincts In the county. The hill to In-
. mnr uir mini ip ..-..i... ...........
. . i..
was uiriirii hmwii u? ti. v n"iii
i 1-2 to I.
The greatest Interest locally
centered In these two measures.
if the nthr moiisores were nlso de-
tented, the Incomplete returns Indicate
but In the case of the third item on tho
ballot, the emetKcncv clause veto, the
vote Is so close that is may be reversed
hv the voter yet to be received.
The hallotlng was vry light. In only
a few precincts was 25 per cent of the
registered vote cast. In many pre-
clncts, It ran much below this fleiire.
TWELVE SHIP LOADS OF fWirVilGRANTS LIE
NEW YORK, Juno 8 (Pnul II.
Mallon, l P. Staff Correspondent)
Twelve ships with their holds Jammed
full of Immigrants, penned In like cat
tle are lying lit the New York harbor,
restrained by the new Immigration
law. They are defenseless against
dlseifse. Keehlf women or Italy, half
linked children from Ciecho-Slova'kla,
, central European hunger stricken re-
fugees, Ill-kept, wllhofll bathing facl-
lilies are packed until the port Imnil
Ignition receive Washington Instmc-
,tlon as how to proceed under the new
HITS ICEBERG OFF
For different parts of the county,
there Is a difference noted In the way
the voters balloted. In few precincts
ihu bonus amendment was defeated
but in a big majority, the measure
canted overA helmlngly.
In the 13 precincts of Pendleton,
the soldiers' aid bill carried by 739
for and 232 against, or better than 3
to 1 ratio. The county officers' salary
Increiisf bill received its kindliest consideration-In
Pendleton the final vote
being 422 voting In favor of the in
crease with 4SS opposed. As soon as
It lierame known that Pendleton had
gone against the Increase, it was evi
dent that the bill had no chance be
cause the rural districts slashed
everything that sounded like added
taxation except the bonus measure.
KCHO, Ore., June 8.-e(Specinl)-The
more conservative element of the
population of Kcho is not unduly ex
cited over the repotted strike of gold
and silver In paying Quantities on a
boniest cad about 12 niilesv west of
here.' A good many claims huve been
sluked, but so far as could be learned
here, today, no one has seen the mine
from which specimens of ore were
taken where the rich strike is sup-
posed to have been made
It Is rumored that one of the prln-
clmls in the present rush figured In
an etlsode of the same kind a few
year ago when on" the strength of
samples taken he secured unite a sum
of money for development purnoses.
The mine never showed any profit. An
experienced mining man has expressed
the belief that the samples shown here
haw not been taken from the same
locality. He base his opinion on the
dissimilarity of composition " of the
vnrhw is sample.
Commissioner Wallls has appealed
to Washington for Immediate assist
ance. He requests the congressional
passage, of an amendment to the new
immigration law, providing means for
caring for the helpless imnilgrnnts.
The ship companies are racing to New
York to beat the new law which
caused the congestion. More ships
are arriving. ' The law l only
five days olil and threo hatlonnlilii s
are already over the three percent
HUGE ICE BLOCK
Vessel Was 300 Miles Off Coast
When Accident Occurred;
Was Damaged' But is Safe.
FOREFOOT IS BROKEN AS
SHE RAMMED BIG BERG
Steamer, Enroute From Mon
treal to Dublin is 3,000 Ton
Steamship British Operated.
NEW YORK, June 8. UT, P.) The j
British steamer Sea pool Is believed to j
he sinking, according to a message toj
the Royal Mall Steam Packet com
pany. Captain Taylor of the liner fir-1
duna, sent the message. The Orduna
is standing by to offer assistance,
though she i 750 mile from the Sea
A later message conflict with the
earlier advices savhiE the Seanool I
wasihleto proceed. Nothing has
been heard from the Seapool direct
since the first message. The Orduna
heard nothing from the Ill-fated
steamer. The Orduna left Hamburg
last week. ' ; , . "
NEW TOP. K'. June t. ft'. P.)
The Hrltish .eumer Seapool. Is re
ported to have struck an Iceberg off
the New Fondland coast. The vessel
wa damaged but is safe, according to
the naval radio station here. The
ship messaged: 'We are proceeding
on our morse with forepeak full or
water."' The location of the steamer
was 30(1 miles off the coast Boston
reports a Halifax message declaring
the steamer is proceeding slowly to
St. Johns, X. P. Her forefoot was
broken where she ra mined ythe big
Thought to he ltocliam'x'nM.
NEW YORK. June 8- (U. P.)-
The vowel first messaged: "Struck
an iceberg. Komobody stand by." Tne
Charleston navy yard radio station In
tercepted the message. The steamer
was then identified and no position
given. . A radio taken at Otter Cliffs.
Maine, said tHe vessel wa sinking,
giving the position but not the name.
The Keaponl, en route from Montreal
to Dublin, sailing June second, was a
Sftna ton steamship, lOnglish owned
and operated. Due to lack of Identi
fication of the vessel, experts believed
at first It was the Flench liner Roch
ambeau, and also possibly the Cunant
liner Carmania. The .Seapool's posi
tion cnuscd the Identification..
TRAIN HITS STALLED
F.CGENE, June 8. When L. Price
and family heard the northbound
Shasta Limited whistle on a curve near
Creswelt Monday night at 1 1 o'clock
they Jumped out of their machine In a
hurry.. The car was stalled In the
mlddlo of the railroad cm a crossing.
No one vas hurt, but the machine was
smashed to bits by the train.
METHODISTS AND BAPTISTS'
IN TWII IHHT I FAfillF HAVFithe commission which is expected to
... ! b secondary in volume and import
POioixtrn D a CCD n I I rUMCiaooe Only to the work that is done by
OrlnllCU UHOLUHLL UttlUt-
It's not so much fun to talk to
a crowd If they have the privi
lege of "sasslng'1 back! .
That's an experience that Rev.
John Secor. pastor uf the Meth
odist church had yesterday even
ing when he was the official um
pire In the game of ball that was
played between the Methodists
and the Rnptists In the Twilight
League. The Methodists won the
game by a score nf'12 to 4, but
the llaptlsts are talking some of
protesting the contest on the
ground that tho downtrodden
.Methodist team had "help" and
to' this Insinuation the Metho
dlsts reply that the Rnptists are
poor sports. The "limps", wasn't
rattled In the least by thn "rag
ging" he got from the sidelines.
He made his decision and then
Members of boih teams admit
ted, however, that the plate was
the widi st one tin y had ever
A. D. LASKER AGREES
TO BECOME CHAIRMAN
OF SHIPPING BOARD
I Other Members Will be Admiral
Benson, Present Chairman,
r- ' i rL. L I
and CX-SenatOr Chamberlain
WASHINGTON, June . (IT. P.)
It has been definitely learned that A.
O. I.isker has a'-'reed to become chair
man of tho shipping board. Other
members will be Admiral Benson, the
prevent chairman. Frederick I. Thomp
son of Mobile, Meyer Ls.iner of Lox
IN FEW DAYS OREGON 0. A. R. WILL MEET
JN PENDLETON FOR FINAL REUNION HERE:
Pendleton will he host next week to
the Oregon members of (the O. A. R.
and three auxiliary organizations, the
Woman's Relief Corps, the Ladies of.
the fi. A. R. and the Daughters of Vet
eran. Requests for reservations are
rn ing wiin e ery
mail and how to
handle all the visitors is proving a I
problem for the committee and Sec-1
relarv C. I. Parr, of the Commercial I
Association. Many rooms have been
listed but more are needed and It isjThe line of march will be from the
especially desired to secure as many I court home to Pioneer Park. , The
closemj-ouin-a jj"sBitite th ft. -A. I
ft. ineiiSrant to be located as closely
as possible to their meet ng place, the
county lfhyary auditorium. A price of
tl ner nerson has been fixed for rooms
in private homes. The veterans will camp fire session In the Horary. Dr.
eat their meals at downtown eating Fred A .Lieuallen will be the chief
places.- ...... speaker at this gathering. At the re-
The O. A. R. convention will be quest of the veterans all evening meet
held at the. library auditorium and Ings will be made brief.
opens on Tuesday -forenoon. Thel
council ot administration meets at
o'clock- and the credentials commit-.
tee later In the. day. The first busi-
I ness session will be neld at 1:30 p. m. '
H. K. Neil, of this city, has been ap
pointed as officer of the guard.
Former Captain in Army Boost
ed as Fifth Member of Body
: to Save Charge of Loans.
Lyman ft. llice, assistant cashier of
the First National Hank, and formerly
a captain in the 348th Field Artillery,
has been unanimously endorsed by the
I'fiidletun Post No. 23 American
Legion for appointment by the
governor to the commission ot five
members who will have charge of en
forcing the provisions of the bill which
will provide rid for veterans of the
late war. !
According to the law, the commis
sion will consist of five men, three of
whom must be the governor, the adjutant-general
of the state and the attorney-general.
The other two. one of
whom must be an ex-service man. are
to be appointed by the governor.
Pendleton rx-service men feel that
Rlce is fine of the strongest men from -
the rank of the veterans who could
fforded for the position. Mis
perience as a banker win sianu mm
good stand In handling the business oi
the state highway commission.
He is a man of strong personality.
land his ability is indicated by tne iai i
that lie was the youngest captain to
be commissioned from the second of
ficers' training camp at Camp Presijlio,
Calif. He had nine months service in
France and Germany and participated
In the Meuse-Aigonne. Three months
of bis foreign service Was spent with
the Army of Occupation In Germany.
Rice was graduated from the state
unlvers'ty In 1914, and his acquaint
ance among the younger business men
is state wide. He Is prominent in
fraternal circles tn the slate, and he
Is treasurer of the local post of the
b-giim, as well as being a charter
mi mber. Wn served one year a trea
surer of the state bankers' association.
The latest development In commer-
rial aviation Is the transporting i v
'fresh fruit bv airplane. A .Scottish
demonstrated the possi-
bllity of the flying fruit express by de- j In Rlue Ijike. :'.".. ouu for Seaside and
llverlng fresh strawberries in his Kent i vicinity, for Tillamook and vlcln
gardens to President Millerant's cheflty. liir.,000 fir Randon and Port dr
ill Paris. Jford. and 4','H) for Ten-Mile lake.
lAngeles, T. V. O'Conner of Buffalo.
I Ex-Senator Oorge Chamberlain of
j v,"0" "Zt K- pl2mrJ!X:
j .n hi lie. i nr "imp """n,j ... ----
;B7Zn o ughim. a former
newspaperman, now an official in the
I .Yew York export company, haa been
appointed assistant chairman of the
; board. Looker announced, following
1 the confirmation of this appointment
! as chairman by the while house.
President Harding appointed Losker
for a full term of six years, O'Conner
for five years, Chamberlain for four
years, piummer for two yeers. and
Lissner and Benson for a term of one
On Tuesray evening a reception
will be tendered the visitors at which
time they will be formally welcomed
in an address by .Mayor Hartman. Ne
gotiations are now underway looking
to combining this reception with the
annual Elks Flag Day program.
At 10 a. m. Wednesday the parade i
will be held and this promises to be
the most noteworthy feature of the
convention from the public standpoint
Anierinra; l-egin, iimies. Command
Perry Irtieinan. will handle the parade,
On Weiinesilaivewtiinit There will
he an open a.r banquet and band con-
cert at Pioneer park, followed by a
The Woman's Relief Corps will hold j
us sessions in mo mks lodge room, me
Lad es of the O. A. R. in the Odd Fel-
lows lodge room and the Daughters of;
Veterans in the library club room. The
daughters hold their session on Mon
day, June 13. -
VILL HAVE PICNIC ON
Out of 200 Boys
Total of '800'
on Weinies and Ice Cream.
There wtll be a basket picnic on
Cabbage hill on the evening of Wed
nesday. June 22 for members of the
Rotary Club, their families and sweet
hearts. This was decided upon at the'
club luncheon at noon today and
preparations for the event are to be
made at once with a view to having a
pleasant excursion over the scenic
highway and a feed at the end of the
At the luncheon today a' report was
made on the boys' picnic at Ringham
yesterday. S. R, Thompson, president
gave figures showing that nearly 200
boys were present ami that 801) of
them were fed on , "wieners". Ice
cream and other provender. General
praise was expressed f.n the picnic
nnri tm, R,.taiians were enthused over
j maklng the event an annual affair.
ex-,T(,e 0y complaint recorded yester
,iay was trom a lad who refused to eat
I EIly svieners." saying "My father
The Rotary club pledged aid In pro
viding antos for the ti. A, R. next
week and for assisting the big trap-
shooting tournament at Collins park
TROUT PLANTED BY
PORTLAND. Juno s. Almnst 1
ftrto.ono hnhy trout of the Knstern
brook variety have bort plant wt In thft
Ih uHlockfil lakt's of th I'onst tiijutrict
in the" laHt two wei'ks. according tn
report made hyT. J. 0-:ur, Urputy
mm if nrdon. to Captain A. K. Hnrsh
duf, state game warden.
Th trom are heln placed In thr
cojtstul ,l;tkp ht an rffort to mak
, state. Four loads of trout flngerlings
i ere taken Into the coast country bv
Crai a in the fish car Rainbow. Of
J2r.iii were placed
TO REM! TO
City Settles Down to Task of
Cleaning Up Debris Which
. Will Take Several Months.
RELIEF TRAINS BRING
. SUPPLIES TO REFUGEES
Railroads Repai, Levees
to Protect Newly Laid
Tracks; Electricity Works.
Pl'EBLO, June 8 (Sam Freed. U
P. Htaff Correspondent.) The city la
settling down to the task of cleaning,
which will take month. The elec
tricity and ga is working and relief
trains are getting through applies.
Motor lorries and fifty wagorui are ex-
7 j pecieu itmay irom r on aam Houston
to aid in tne work. The railroad are
repairing the levee to protect the
newly laid tracks Livestock which
was drowned lu the flood la being
burned. Simple funerals for the flood
victims have started. The dead total
4S In the Pueblo morgues and 27 ad
ditional in the valley towns. The
transfer of refugees to the concentra
tion camp which the national guards
jiwn erected ha begun
MAN, PURCHASES DELTA
K. R. Rashor. of Portland, for 11
years assistant manager of the Hazel
wood stores In Portland and at Mult
nomah Falls, and for the past two
years in charge of the Rroadwav
has purchased The Delta
confectionary and restaurant from
George W. Gray, according to an
nouncement made today. The consid
eration has not been made public.
Mr. Rashor has had experience both
in restaurant and confectionary man
agement and with Ills wife, who wa
for several eara in charge of the
Hazclwood candy sales, will manage
the store. . Mr Rashor i an ex-service
man having seen service during
the world war-
Besides Delta candies, Mr. Rashor
expects to handle Hazelwood candies
and pastries and will give local pat
rons the advantage of Hazelwood ser
vice. Mr. Gray i at present undecided as
to his future plan. Mr. and Mrs.
Gray und little daughters. Prudence
and Georgiana. expect to leave soon
for an extended motor trip.
BROTHER, 5: AT PLAY
El'OENE, June . James Knight,
R-year-old son of Mr. and Mra. J.
Knight of Springfield, was shot In the
stomach by hia 4-year-old brother
Tuesday while the two were playing
In an empty house. The gun used
was a ..22 calibre rifle and Was not
thought to he loaded. The lad I very
low. say Springfield hospital authori
ties, and It Is not known whether he
will recover. .
WALSH'S RILL IS PASSFD.
WASHINGTON, June . (A. P.)
Senator Walsh's bill to provide . an
additional federal district judge 'for
Montana was passed today by the sen
ate and sent to the house.
Reported by Major Lee Moorhou.se,
night and ed