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THE ONLY SMALL
Tha net preaa run of ynaterday's Dally
This paper la r niniu,,r u: and audited
by the Audit Uuraau of Clruul-.ilona. .
COUNT'S OFJICIAL PAPER
DEATH TOLL HAY
GO If fTO RIVER
Northwestern Train Running
From Lander to Omaha is
Wrecked at Crawford, Neb.
COACHES ARE TUMBLED
INTO SUOLLEN TORENT
Crowded Smoking Car Buried
Under Seven Feet Water;
Work of Rescue Difficult.
OMAHA, June IS. (U. P.) Th
latent reports from the wreck nt Cot
tonwood Creek raise the total knuwn
dead tu flvo with tho removal of a
body of on unidentified man from on
of the three niibmergcd coaches. Four
persons are reported to have died
while enroute to tho hospital at Hot
Springs, g. Dak. At least 30 others are
known to have be" seriously injured.
Rescue worker expressed the belie f
that man)' more bodies will bo recover,
od when the 'aster which ' receding
makea a thorough search possible.
Tha wutcra are slowly going down, ac
cording to report. Tho three coaohca
were hurled Into the at ream when the
steel bridge over Cottonwood crock
Nantes of lca! j
. OMAllA. Juno 16. tA. P.) The
dead in the Whitney wreck nrcrcpurt
d an Robert Scott, a baggageman; F.
M. Stewart, of Gordon, Nebr.; Frank
Hiisner,- of Lender, Wyo.; C. M. Buck,
of (Irand Island, Nebr., and 13. V. Sel
ler, of Chadron, Nebr.
OMAHA, Neb., June 16.-MU. P.1
Four are known to be killed, 25 In
lured and many fatally, when throo
Coaches of the Northwestern passenger
train from Ijtnder to Omuha, plunged
through a triune over the Big Cotton
wood creek two miles east of Craw-
. ford at 11 o'clock last ' night. Kail.
Imates of the dead run from 20 to SO,
' many persons not being accounted for.
.Hampered by the rushing waters of
the creek, swollen to a flood stage by
the high watera which have been dc
atroylng thousands of dollars worth of
property in the northwestern section
of the state tha last three days, the
Work of rescue waa impossible until
. !,. ,1.1. nw..l I.
lVar 10 Arc Killed.
' CNADRON, Neb., June H. (V. P.)
Railroad men arriving from tho vvtme
of the Ttorthwestrrn train wreck. 18
mllca west of here, believe there were
ii) to 60 killed. There ia no confirma
tion. The smoking car. which was crowd -
ct, wus uuriou unuer several xeri oi
Water, with a chair car and a Pull
man plied on top of It. High water
binder the rescue work. A Burling
ton wrecker Is' proceedings to the
stfene from Alliance, Neb., and the
dead and Injured aro being brought
here. One report indicates the dlscoy
ry of 12 bod.'cs. The heaviest loss of
life is believed to be In the smoker and
one of tho day coaches. A Pullman
cat, hanging perilously near the left
' bank of the creek, Is1 liable to plunge
In at any moment. All the passongcriB
In this car are reported as escaped.
iThe rescue workers ore helnlosg, ac
ordlng to word here. The strong cur
rent of the water makes It Impossible
forfllvlng and dragging for tho bodies,
that are supposed to lie Imprisoned in
the submerged roaches. Aviators
from Ctunrll Bluffs. Iowa, are prepar
ing to Vave to assist In the rescue
work. . . .,
rKH MOINK.M. iona, June HI. (i:
!' rihrlne nobles turned llielr backi
on g;iiety temporarily to consider tli
establishment of a great hospital fo
crippled children. Frecland Heiidrlclt
Past Imperial potentate, hopes to ercc
the hospital at St. Uiuls. Imperial
"'"iaie darretson, of Tacoina
Wash, favors the Idea of endownlni
I cda for crippled children in hospltali
Wilt are already eatablluhed.
DAILY IN AMERICA
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ASKS INQUIRY INTO
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Supiiort of Lafollctte Bill
.Voted at Denver Meeting:;
Assert Shipowners Unfair.
DENTKH. June 18. (J. U OHoll).
vnn. V. P. Staff Correspondent.) The
American Federation of Iahor conven
tion seeks a solution of the uncnmlov-
ment problem. Several delegates made I
proposals to provide work for Idle
men. the moBt Important of which was
the establishment of a six hour duy
ii ml abolishment of all overtime. A
strlrt enforcement or regulations and
prohibition of admission of foreign
workmen, especially from Japan and
China, wna urged by the Pacific coast
Tho convention adopted a resolution'
uraing the senate . adopt the Ijifol
lette measure providing an Invesllga-
t'nn of the "loekoit of Anierlcsn sea
men" now In operation. The resolu
tion declared the "union baiting was
smoke sorccn to lj;id the purpose of
the International shipowners to drive
American Mrs men and vessels from the
ocean. Andrew Furuselh. favoring the
resolution, declared that wagns were
not tho main-aubject of negotiations
between the seamen and employers.
The iiuestlon Is whether American
shipping will lie driven from the
seas." "It Is the most stupendous in
ternational intrigue shire the war."
TWO OUT OF THREE TO
Two out of three f:ills in the wrest)
ing events will be required to decide
n winner In the mat contests that are
to be staged tonight at the Kug'.e
Woodman hall. Throo wrestling
events and a little variety in tho way
of a Iwxing mill will be offered to the
fans. The preliminaries start at 8:1b.
Hay McCarroll and fialie Wilson
are the hcudltncrs on tha bill. McCar.
rol needs no Introduction to Pendleton
funs, but little is known about Wilson
who claims Hoise as his abiding place.
The possibility that the visitor Is
sneaking Into town with the Idea of!
treating Bay rough has caused some
Interest In the affair. ,
Coll Gardun and Hen Jackson are
light heavies who will mix In a go.
They are Washington men who have
hud considerable experience on the
mat. The first preliminary will be a
mat go lietween tx-e Hatton and Hill
Waffle. Buddy Stevens and Bud Al
len, lightweights, will furnish four
round's of boxing to make for variety.
WASHINGTON, June 18. (I. N. P.)
William E. Mason, former senator
from Illinois, and. present representa
tive at large of that state, died at 6:SO
after a short Illness, from heart dis
FEATURE AT CAMPFIRE
Before an umltuiue that packed
tho big auditorium of the Chrlstlun
church to Its doors, the final public
session of the fortieth annual en
oampincnt of the Oregon Depart
ment, Grand Army of the Republic,
wus held lust night. The meeting was
the annual camp fire service of the
organisation, and addresses were
made by Judge C. G. Burton, of Port
lnnd, past commander-ln-chlcf of the
national organization, and by Dr. Fred
Lleuullon, ijf Pendleton, formerly a
captain In the A. K. F.
Preceding the campfire meeting,
the delegates of the various organiza
tion enjoyed themselves Immensely
at a 'banquet whlth waa the compli
CARRYING WIRE REPORTS FROM THE
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, THURSDAY EVENING, JUNE 16, 1921.
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iiN.V Werans and ladies
OTHERS GO SOON
A'miitant r. A willbmc. Unu;j
j wa m iwa ra ii uiiMHIU IIVII
Comander of Oregon G. A. R.
Was Adjutant Many Years.
S. P. HUTCHINSON MADE
. FIRST VICE COMMANDER
Ranking Officer Remains to
Visit Local Comrades Who
Could Not Leave Homes.
Bidding good-by li Pendleton at
the conclusion of thi-fr encampment
veterans of tho (Irand Army of the
Republic, and their wives and friends
left in large numbers today on No. 17
and other trains. Two extra coaches
for Hie accommodation of the dele
gates were attached to No. 17. Others i
who were not ready to go will leave I
this evening, and In a few Instances,
veterans who have friends here will
remain over for a number of 'days. All
express great gratitude for courtesies
shown while here.
A touching mark of courtesy was
paid by C. A. Williams, newly elected
department commander and 8. P.
Hutchinson, senior vice-commander,
to the comrades In Pendleton who be
cause of illness have been unable to
attend the meetings of the encamp
ment. During the afternoon, the
two off Vera vlaitod at tho hames of
these men and their tamilies.
V .Hiatus I b ails OrgunlMitJius.
At the election ur officers, held es
terd.iy afternoon, C. A. Williams, us
s stunt adjutaut-gciicral and nssiKUtnt
tU;irtirina.Ntrr-general of the tlepart-
j incut during the past H years, uh
Honored as ine ciioice or the memoer
sblp for department commander. Mr.
Williams' home is at (lladslone. wh'cli
Is also the homo of J. T. Butler who
retires from the office.
Other officers of the O. A. It.
elected yesterday are: S. P. Hutchin
son. Pendleton, senior vice-commander:
I. T. Putriuuen, Dr. J. E, Hall.
Portland, reelected ined cal director;
Hov. W. T. Kerr, Portlnnd. chaplain:
J M. Pugh. Portland, assistant adjutant-general
council of administration: W. 11
Ha ley, Milton, A. M. ICvers Portland.
T. 11. Stevens. Portland, J. T. Butler
Gladstone; D H. Turner. McMinnville.
Representatives to national encamp
ment, G. U. Cast ner. Hood River. D.
V. Lane, Salem, A. W. Gnwan, Burns.
John CatHn. Albany. J. U Crow,
Hillsboro. and A. DeLong, I'ortland.
Reports of the officers mude dur
ing the session show that 13(1 members
of the department have been "muster
ed out" by death during 192U.
Regret that Memorial Day 1s not
mora fittingly observed as a solemn
occasion for paying tribute to j the
memories of the soldier dead was ex-
ment of the Pendleton Commercial
Association. A total of 4 :t 6 guests
were served by the lud.'es of the
church in the basement of the church.
The capacity of the building was tax
ed to accommodate nil of the dele
gates, but all were served.
Knew They Wolv liars.
In bis Introductory remarks, JuiIkc
Burton 'drew chuckles from his audi
ence when he commented on the An
anias club which was formed here
during the encampment. Member
ship was accorded to those who fig
bed a year or two or three In ordxr
19 get Into the service.
(Continued on page t.j
IS. P. HUTCHINSON OF
AS VICE COMMANDER
Though This County Has Big
Sum Available Claim is
Made Start is Doubtful.
A meeting with cijisens cf I'kiah and
with the commissioners of Grant coun
ty was held today at Ukiuh by the
members of the county court of Uma
tilla county In which ways and means
to bind the two counties together with
an improved road was discussed.
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I UMATILLA AND GRAaNT
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IUUN IlMSHSt i
CONFERENCE AT UKfAH
-Mi-mners or the county court and I CUSKcd by national administration e
the road muster left this morning for j ccutives and bankcrs."
the conference. Grant county recently j Other members of the committee
voted bonds W construct a road to the 1 in ude T. A. Marlow, president of
county line, but I'matilla county has! the National bank. Helena. Molt., aed
net the funds to do the construction j chairman of the federal resere
necessary to complete its part of the j branch in that district: W. I.. Thomp
stretch from Nye to the line. The sum son, vice-president of the First Na
of out), in bond money is available ! tioiial jui.x of Portland, v.r., and T.
lor the work, and Judge Schaunep sain j Kiddoo. president ot the Uvc-iiock
this morning thur this is not enough I Exchange National bank. Chu -ago.
10 niHKe a gooa siurt. ;
Tho possibilities of the road as a
feeder from Grant county to Umatil
la county are realized by the county
court. Commercial possibilities offer
ed by the building of this roud arc con
sidered the most attractive that coulo
be offered by any highway building
possible to the county. Concerted ac
tion has been taken by a great many
individuals and organizations looking
towurd the realizing of the joining or
the two comities that have so much
toi Common from a business point' of
Members of the county court return- i
ed yesterday from an Inspection of the
lower end of the county. They visited
the bridge at Umatilla and It Is
thought that traffic may be restored
across the structure by Sunday. The
buck water which has covered the
bridge for about two weeks Is rupldiy
receding, , - j
BE ENDED TONIGHT
WASHINGTON. June 16. (1. N, S.1
The United Suites Shipping board
will siKii an agreement formaily end
ing the marine strike tonight, so far
as the government shir8 are concern
ed, according to the statement of S.-c-i"otnry
j v aisii iii. 1 1 .n, june is. ti , im
, President Harding, acting on the
recommendation of the attorney gen
eral declared the contracts entered
Into under Secretary of War Baker
with the United States Harness m
pai.v null and void, Secretary Weeka
Secretary Mellon Announces!
Move That Will Avoid Need i
of Emergency Legislation. I
W. L THOMPSON MEMBER
OF CHICAGO COMMITTEE
Fund Will Provide Relief to
Hit by Adverse Conditions.
WASHINGTON. June 16. (1. N. 8.)
Private bankers have agreed to raise
5O,000,000 for the relict of livestock
and wool producers, Secretary Meilon
has announced. New York bankers
have agreed to raise half and western
bankers the remainder. This private
financing of the llvettoci; ani ' wooi
industry will obivate the necessity of
the legislation appropriating $50,000,"
000 for this purpose which had been
proposed to congress.
Will Have .Paid Manager.
WASHINGTON. D. C, June 16.
(A. P.) Administration of the pool
would be placed in the hands of a
committee of trustees, with a paid
manager. All applications for funds
would be passed on by a committee
of three bankers from the state, coun
ty or township from which the appl'
The 1 per cent addition to the cur
rent interest rates would go to the
country Danker of commission iu s
tiguting the applicant's credit. Ci. M.
Heynolds of the Continental & Com
mercial bank, Chicago, was chairman
of the committee evolving tho plan
whlch differs slightly from that dis-j
STOLEN MACHINE GUNS
NEW YORK. June 16. The owner
ship of 600 machine guns and five
cases of ammunition, alleged consign
ed to the Irish revolutionary lories.
was determined by Hoboken, N. J..
(court. The munitions were seized last
j night on n steamer on the east side by
I customs officials as it was clearing
for Belfast. The guns were hidden in
the coal bunkers and were discovered
by a member of the crew.
A crowd of jeering men watched
the police remove the guns and am
munition. An Investigation proved
that the arms hud been stolen from
the warehouse of Frank Williams, a
New York contractor, on June 11th,
who swore out a search warrant.
LIVESTOCK LOAN; - ADMITS
KENYON MAKES ATTACK
AGAINST BJG BUSINESS
WASHINGTON, June IS. (h. C.
Martin, U. P. Staff Correspondent.)
Big business has seized on the republi
can pledge of "less government In
business, and more business in govern
ment" as an excuse for trying to con
tiol the United States government.
Senator Krnyon. of Iowa, charged In
a speech on the Packer's control bill In
the senate. Thu senate la under agree-
! ment to vole on the Packer bill late
today. Seme kind of a bill will pass.
It is felt sure.
-Two bills are, the house bill empow
ering the secretary of agriculture to
regulate the meat packing industry;
and the senate bill tmmsting such con
trol to comimssioner under the aecre-
UNITED PRESS AND
HUGH SOUGHT BANDIT TAKEH BY
Woman's Keen Eye Responsible
Bandaged Face and Unusual Actions Aroused Suspicion;
Convict Attended Education Gathering.
CENTRALIA, June 16. (A. P.) Roy Gardner, the fu
gitive bandit, was captured here shortly before noon today by
Patrolman Louis Sonny. At the city jail Gardner admitted his
identity and told the officers he arrived in Centralia Tuesday
night on a freight train frorn Castle Rock. He registered at
the Dale hotel under the name of J. Putten and, has since been
roaming the streets. Last night he attended a home products
educational exhibit here. He said until he left Castle Rock,
the scene of his escape Saturday, he was not over a mile from
there. Gardner's face was bandaged to make it appear he
had been in an accident Sonny, noticing the man's general
build as similar to that of Gardner, took a long chance and ar- 1
rested him. .Gardner admitted .he was at the Royal restau
rant in Castle Rock Tuesday, and had been hiding near the
town. He lost his gun just after escaping in jumping a ditch.
Asked what he would do next, he said : "Fifty years at Mc
Neil's. I'm through with this escape stuff."
MRS. BARH1TE CHOSEN
PRESIDENT OF OREGON
LADIES OF G. A. 1
Relief Corps Members and Dau
ghters of Veterans Conclude
Their Session at tfoon Today
Mrs. Eva Baihite, of Eugene, is the
new president of the Oregon depart
ment of the Ladies of the Grand Ar-
my of the Republic, Mrs. Barhile was
chosen at the cloae of yesterday's ses
sions. Other officers chosen are Mrs. I.ucy
Peok of Milwaukie, second vice pres
ident: Mrs. Maude Fraser. of Pendle
ton, junior vice-president: Mrs. E. Ad
ams, of The Dalles, chaplain: Mrs. G.
Worden of Lents, treaturer; Mrs. C.
Counter, of Portland, formerly state
president, counssellor; Mrs. ilraoia M.
Sundeleaf of Portland, Mrs. Holley
King, of Baker, mid Mrs. Anna Gam
ble f Brownsville, members of the
council of administration.
New officers of the Women's Re-
I lief Corps eleeted yesterday are Mrs.
j Margaret E. Becker, of Portland,
president: Mrs. Jessie Prescott Nelson.
La Grande, senior vice-commander;
Mrs. SJmler, Dayton, junior vice com
mander: Mrs. Anna Butler, Gladstone,
chaplain: Mrs. Gertrude McCarren.
Portland, treasurer, and Mrs. I-aura
Slaughterback of Portland, delegates j
to the convention,
The Relief Corps members and
Daughters of Veterans concluded their
sess'ons yesterday and the Ladies of !
the G. A, U. at noon today. Many of
the delegates to the various organ za
tlons left,-jon Xo. 17 for their homes
and others will leave this eveirng.
wji.i. HHM shrjm:iw
DES MOINES. June 16. (A. P.)
Ernest A. Cutts. of Savannah. Ga.,
was elected imperial potentate of the
tary of agriculture. Senator Norrls,
of Nebraska, Is author of the senate
measure and is not confident of the
passage of his bill. The house bill i!
not considered as binding on the pack-j
ers. while the senate bill forbids the
packers to engage In discriminatory
or unfair practices; apportion of busi
ness other than meat packing; con
spire to defeat the federal regulation:!
own ir control stockyards within '
two years after assage of the bill. A
fine of 15.000 or Imprisonment for a
year will be imposed as the penalty.
R1CH1BUCTO. New Brunswick.
Reports from the North Shore are to
the effect that lobster fishermen are
THE L N. SERVICE
The East Oreironlaa la "eastern Or"-"
rnn' greatest nwaptpr and aa a (!
nr force a;lva to tha aifartlr er
twice tha uarantrd paid circulation
In Pendleton and Umatilla ton my ol
any other aawapaper.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
IDEIITITy; AIMS JAIL
for Fact Fugitive is Captured;
Woman (i.ves t lue.
CE.VTRAi.iA. June 1. U.
Roy Gardner, the elusive mail bandit,
was captured here late today at the
Oxford hotel by Officer Sonny, of tha
Central police force. Gardner offered
no resistance. The bandit, was heavily '
bandaged. He registered at the hotel
under the name of ""A, J. Wright" of
Tacoma, and said the bandages were,
worn because of having been burned ,
in a gasoline explosion ut at garage. '
The Tacoma garage said no man of
thai name Worked there. That' lead '
to suspicion and arrest. Mrs. Gertrude
Howell was responsible for the arrest
of the man. She suspicluncd be was
not right and trot after the police.
Gardner said he escaped at Castle
Rock, hid in the brush near there all ','
the lime until he made his way to
Ccntral a. He said tho posKcmen Just
missed him once or twice. He was"
recognized in the Koyal Restaurant. at
Castle Rock and left the town soon
Gardner Tells Story.
CENTRALIA. June 16. (U. P.) "
Gardner told the United Press he was
sorry he had been captured but ho
reckoned it would happen sooner or
later. Gardner Is not feeling bad over
his capture and officers say he is a
model prisoner. Gardner says he got
his breakfast in the Royal restaurant
and was recognized by a poMiemaii
when he ran from the restaurant, hid
in the brush, that night, June 14
made his way out, struck the railroad
track and climbed a freight and mad.
his way into Centralia where he got ,
into u hotel without the people seeing
him. Gardner said he left Pyron
shortly after the escape as the man
was a "millstone round his neck" and
he thought he had better work alone
than in u pair. Gardner went north
while Pyron struck south, being cap
tured soon after without any reslst-
ance. 1 he possee surrounded him ut
one time, but he managed to get
through them without being scon.
ISKi riP.K IX POKTI-AXD
-PORTLAND, or.. June 1. Fire
which this afternoon swept through,
the May Apartment House at 14th and
Taylor trapped several persons who
were taken to safety by firemen. Ono
fireman was taken to the hospital.
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Reported by Major