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COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
200 Delegates From 6 States
Convene to Discuss Market
ing of Perishable Produce.
HIGH IMPORTANCE IS .
ATTACHED TO CONFERENCE
Pacific Coast Market Condition
Hurt Through its Marketing
Limitations Delegates Say.
rORTLAXn. July 11 (1 P.)
Two hundred leleg-e.tes from the
marketing- organization of six tiatM
ar convening- to discus the market
I rig of perishable produce which Is
considered the west's gravest prob
lem. High Importance 1m attached to
the conference, an tba wH appro.inh
ea one of the greatest frult-produclng
year In Ite history. W. B. Armstrong
president of the Wanhington farm bu
reau federation, presided during bis
election as chairman. Several paper
were rend touching upon the mar
' W. D. Armenia; i CJit'nuin.
I'ORTl-AND. Jnly ll.-rFrnltgrow-ern
of Oregon., Washington. Idaho
California,- Montana and Vfah are
meeting considering the method of
procuring wider i fruit product -. mar.
(Continue w t" !.,
WET STARTS ON LARGE!
SCALE THIS MORNING'
Indications- Are ,, Yield Will be
HeaVier Thftn in Many Years,
Bumper Crop is . Expected.
HarvesUns of Vrheat, which lias
been under way to a certain extent
for a, few daya, started on a lurger
acale, thla morning, most of ih op
erations beliir coiflned to the west
ern ana northern, part of t,he county.
Indications are that the yields will be
heavier than In many years. nd.
farmers are expecting to harvest . aj
bumper crop. ' -v . ' ' N
Several curloada of wheat have been
ehlpped ftom Nolln already.' At pres
ent a combine Is running' on the
Henry Hill farm which formerly, wna
Hie old, Van Donge roie. Herman
Itoaenbert; and Lee eoMwell are other
farmers who are busily engaged In
liarvestlng. ' "
,K. F. KlrkratrlcV who farms on the
reservation stared Ids outfit this
mornlnr near tfssion. North of town
Elmer Moore fra also started. Quite
a, lot of gratty'wlll be started in the
county thls.'Week. but Information
from the hyavler lands Is lo the effect
that work there will not start in ear
nest before the first of tbe comln?
. in the southern part of the rounty
n'aae t'llot Rock recent rains have had
the. effect of keeping the (-tra tough.'
and lt will not no possime to mresii
for c.everal, .laya.
The price, offered locally Is about
l cents now. That was the price
' nnld Jtaturdav. but this morning tte
nipfrket reports showed that demand j
wn Jess Hteady. "
lleported by. Major Ia Moorhouse,
V.'hthcr ohstrvrr. '
4 Minimum, 4V "'
J P.arometer, !9.5J. . .
TRUCE IN IRELAND BECAME EFFECTIVE
r -I'l-i-. - -.
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DAILY W teRI CA
,'lS r --rt: fJp. -?
Famous Arctic Explorer
Stf union Bring to Chautauqua Audiences Remarkable
Story of Polar
Ooilllbt nue of the head.llne
it Tilbjalmar Stefauagon, the disiln.:bo Are.!,- explorer, the wan widely
known as the discoverer of the "Monde Ksklu.o"
i ai.J, . .1 V ""''""
: m rue uiscmerT or the Ameruan continent msnv liardMi,tr.a u-
tmd, $ad Uv4 nere fr.rianrpd, hut
ChrtntODber Columbaft ar norhinir
.Md b VUhjmmtir Stefanon In bin royat-e of Ulsrorv that la dli-lcd broufflit Hdous difficult io to' Ulster.
rhe existence u( cominent In the fonnidable clfmat of the Nwrih loIarlA truce in Ireland hwaine effective;
..Hmii n .artn
Id bit lecture that will be delivered for the first time on the Chautauqua
platform, be will describe the harrowing pvperlences of five vara in a land of
anow atd lee. lie will tell of vessel, wrecked, tnrt still adrift In a constantly
' , ,0Ji,fa, ' d ? eV"d U'e Am, ,IT,e t,,at SCleDce mlKl,t bs
n,ru. ,uc ,.r..,,.cU1 mrnnn miu
. , . '.
, ..' .
NORTH SAYS ARTIC IS
HABITABLE FOR MAN
Arctic Lands to be Explored
, ' .1
' lOr First Time On COmmerCI--
al Plan Says Noted Lecturer. ,
explorer of the northlilnds who arried ,
In Tendleton today and who will speak j
,t'nlTl, m f'h'llllAlmil'l. fit tlHItOV Cll 11- !
.". - ................ . -
von. will, ns nresident of the tefnns.
eon Arctic Exploration and Develop-' ,.n more severe than that In W'in
ment Co., conduct another expedition : (iPI;."
to the Arctic slope In the near future. ' . , h .
according to announcement made '';!, ,,lllrt Con,erned," the explorer;
day by the explorer. . rpntin -.ed, " nn.l di si-ript'on of Its
Stefansson states that' one purpose lim, . Rro (m,JUy ,,, worV!,
of the expedition will be to Investigate J;m OUv(r c,lnvo0(1 Hnd vritvr!l
and aeelop practical tenures oi ma.-,
ketlnr re nrieer meat and furs, as well
ha in thoroughly exniore the resources
and country lying to the north of Can
ada. Vancouver will be the official
, ..... .4 .... . .1 1 . I n .. ... I, 1 I,
neaoyuur.ers oi ri-i.. ..... . ;
may be cpntinuen ror tne next . or
tnree years. ,
To Develop Ilesouroes
"The, salient object of the explorn-j
tlon ebmpany will be to turtner e-
plore and develop the possibilities of
the Arctic resources, first broufht to
light by my various expeditions dur
ing the last five years," says iho ex
plorer. "This Is the first time in polar
history that exploration has been put
on a commercial basis and the next
expedition trips will he mad with de- i
I returned from my first
I Arctic expedition with the story th
, the land I visited was coveted wii
prairie grass, Inhabited w ith grazing j
! animals and that any wnne man
I could make a comfortable living from
: hunting, It was received with discredit.
Other explorers had preceded; mo with
,the stories that the Arctic was a land
I of loe wastes and that when ope s food
(supply was exhauster, death, was In
! tVltable. '.
', IM For Mankind ; ,
"When I first published by stories
about the northland they wre met
with almost universal discredit In
-i r.int several nrain.ru iin-.i. u.. ..mi.....
The current Id. as or tne norin.am. ...e !
like the-westum pictures painted In
looks aud shown on the screen. They
differ in one way, however the west
i was Once a lnud of Indians knd cow-1
hoys, hut has changed, while the Arc-
Uc regions has always been the same
and the stories . told ahouti It nre
purely mythical. The I niVerslty oi
I Michigan was one of the first to grasp I
I the significance of the situation and
that Institution hns been a j valuable
factor In recognising and spreading the ,
', true version of the norih atiolishing,
the flctlonnl and mythical boners. The f ve years experience In the Arc
Settled by People J I tic region's will be told at the'Chau-
"Chir exploration and development tauqun this even'n; by Mr. Stefansson.
CARRYING REGULAR TORE'REPORJS
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, MONDAY EVENIN
FOR DISARMAMENT iONFERENCE EX I ENDED
(ret(n,.. nf th. ri.. ...,. ti.i.
Uit obstm-len tlii heset the path f
tn ri i-tta f m.rtnra,,,- .iiw.n..rniiD
an anoui uic piauer lliey mnaiill. I
r. . 1 .:. t j
work" foreshadows the time when thejed and 105 tnju. fl. Kire rendered
entire north will be settled by people
nr.d the laud dotted with cities, towns, j
factories, m ties, churches and school- ,
Winnipeg, where I was horn is today j
n prosperous and heautifm city of be. ;
tweon ino.flflO and snn.inn people and i
Is one of the finest cities on the con-'
tinent. S'xty years ago intelligent I
sonnries and trappers could live there i
missionaries because they were phil-
.. I 4.-nnnHU Kaa.,....a r.r !
i ll t l iinii 1 1 ii ji 1 1, . 1,1-... i mv ill... .
xiv.r ..o,tHo 'rhrt Aetii. wonih.r 1 I
pf B1,rn lypw , honk8. There U only OM MELONS IN SINK ANDf
.. .. ....... ., .... ,..' nitUUIMO IIH OIIl HI1L r
one laud in in1 noun inai is caiTiiany
. . . ... ... I
.covered by snow and Ice and that
.(ireenland. not because it is so fa. ,
norm run necanse it is so men. lticiui
here in the west we have Mount
Hhn8(n min( IRml(r and Monm
llmxl. all of which have snow the
year around. It Is not because of their
gnrgi anhleal location that they arc
covered by perpetual snow but be
cause they are so high."
Hants (;row In North
When asked reirnrd'ng vegetation
in the Arctic 'Mr. ."tefausson replied: s
"There are'some flowrrlnu plants, of:
the grass and sedge family and spruce.
and cotionwood trees from 30 to 10.
fpPt hi(;1) wiI1 founrt ns (.,r north as.
inn miles or the Arctic circle.-
"The human mind has a great pas-i
rlon for s'mplicity,'' said the explorer
with. a chuckle. "It nppetrs to be'
especially nppenling to our school
fp.,rhers and educators
thlnss ns much ns possible, ft Is ex
tremely simple to ter.eh that things in
the torrid aones are nl'Wnys boiling hot
In the temperate regions s'ways mild i
imd In the frigid zone always freesln?!
Ideas Are Wmnjr j
"N'.ne out of every ten ideas which J
tbe iiMraire person lies of the nor'" j
are wrong. Thev think the penpp
who Inhuh't that region are small of
rtntnro. Ksk'mos In fireenland are
small h-'t not anv smaller than French
men. ' l"sl unos in Alasva are rathe'
I lni-KC. about' the sire of Kmrllshmen
, jf i i,ad come hie'.; from the northland
,h(1 ordinary story of hardship
suffering and trniredy. I would have
roerlved a void medal from the Tteyal
rjeoL-mnhical Society of Creat Prltain
in three months: but because
brought back thn opposite story, they
p., irl ,, ttenlion to it and branded
mP fr. it took them three month
t .Pizo that the revolutionary facts
, brought back were the trnih. A'
nM the terrible north was shoPshed."
IRISH LEADER TO
MEET WITH LLOYD
English Premies and Republican;
. Head Will Discuss Basis fori
Settlement of Irish Problem, i
; WASHINGTON. July 1 :.--(!. X. K.
reldent Hardini; vtw attacked In
VIOLENCE CONTINUED UNTILiUlfi mnM h hM tilon- a
IIULLIkLlWiilMULU Ul" 1 ""j from Mississippi, for ui-r1h the cn
UOIID DC TDIIPC IM MnDTU ' a,e' 10 rteft,r ar'ion on the solrtierx'
hUUrt Ur I nUUC IN NUn I n I bonus bill until the tariff and tax les-
j isslation have been disponed of. llar-
i riHnn paid Harding before the election
. ,,, ... , . I pi'-ngen mere wouin ne -no unane
Mail Train WaS Derailed, 14 j executive interference with the le?is-!
' i Intive luanch. and yet we now find
Persons Killed, 105 Injured'1" coming to the capoi and b..t-u
' tonholing the, republican senators to
and 200 Made Homeless. !
l.trNDON, July 11. A. IV) Ka-1
mouu l)e Valera will come to London'
Tliursday to discuss with Lloyd!
!(leorge ti,e basis for a settlement of.
jtho Iri.ih problem. It appeared the
jConeri-ations would revo.vc around'
the granting of a dominion status to,
I V'",!,n,d. 1up"" " ronrt'0 ,U'B !
i8""" n n esah"8h I
n.ent of an trisii republic be nbuudou-
'volvert. inolud-n the boycott of u. j
k.. ii,i..ei -i.(k 1, w !
,av uuwii Hum,'.
j I'.verythln I l'eaceful.
L D1'ni-'-N; .J,"!' ll V,,$
: -leomo to the truce' between ti e
ftntlah forces and the iun Fein. Citi-,
eB excitedly collecjU lironjis 'ht'pep,.
formerly hated the li.uCH and fans I-'.
Isued from the barracks to fraternize (
with the people who discussed chancer
I for a permanent peace. Soldiers withjV " '
i drawn havom Is were raimina:. peace-I
! fal policemen taking their places will, j
'only ihfir lubs.
i Report from nelfavt Indicate the I
I continuance of violence and 'lisorder
ill, northern Ireland 1o the very hour
! the truce became effective. One mail
(train was derailed and the coaches
,mrnc(1 A total of 14 persons were kill
'!Qn homeless at llelfast.
MOrXDHVILLK, W. Va.. July 11.
. . q
One death during the night
hronght the fatalities to six as the re
I suit of a crash of a government -nwne.
1 bombing plane Into a row of parkec
a ..... .......
p. rrnc IUUII C IIIATCD nunc
SLEEPS WHILE WATER RUNS
r i rrt i-t rltr ni n , nr n.ai
U V CHT LU V i, UAIVIAUL WALL
Retribution will have its dav,
according to the old philosophy,
and even the wisest gay , hird
sometimes will have the .lolo;
turned on him. Marshall Spell
is wondering if thre Isn't a lot
of iri'th In tint snyiiis as a result
of the dent that w.is made in his
purse yesterday which has caus
ed h'm to dodge h's friends to
day. A big wet spot on the ceil
ing of the front room of the
quarters of the Pendleton Com
mercial Association, directly un
der the npnr'ment 'Where Mar
shall makes his home, is the
phvsleal evidence of his discom
fort. The trouble came about like
th's Vcvte'day shout noon,
tired out by n morning's phiv of
"t'lirnyard pool" at which he is
sa!d to have niade an average :
s'ore, Marshall enme home, and
desired to snatch a few hours
slerp. Ite'ii-r n S'l'tlvn gentle
man and having a strong pre
ference for w.t'ermelon, he plac-
r( n-Mtr snn.-:m-t n' tbe r.-u'i
the vine In the sink In his
kltehen tie, turn d on the water,
and went promptly to s''cn. Th
oi...rnoweti i,i.(l before
long Frank Quinlin beaan In
vest'irat'nK a report that the
hulldin" was settl'.nir at one cor
ner. His search d'selosed the
source of the water s ipply that
was doing damage, nnd Mar
shall'" melon was not cooled any
longer. Tonv 'bo hou--e committee
looked oi" the damage, and
si ni m rs of the l-Iiks de
ct"re thnt wi.rt "Serresnt" Jim
Powler handed to "Lieutenant"
Snell wMI "set Spell hack"
enoneh money to hny many
FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, UNITED
ATTACKS PRESIDENT IN
SENATE SPEECH TODAY;
Harding Before Election Said i
ThPrP Wn.ilrt h- nn lntprfp.r.1
. ! i
ence With Legislative Branch
:":!,i,h:? .! .!hP'r "'on, on !
SLIGHT RISE TODAY
Wheat in the July and September
markets advanced slightly today, July
whMt cloHin 0ol
timber at $l.lf.
.18 8-4 and f!ep
clnsed at u-;(- turdj;' r.cprnbri-
na"rcft was V"1 Jt'1) 5
and fc-eptpmner was 51. IS 1--.
Following are the quotations receiv
ed by Cverbeck & Cooke, local brok
Dpen High Low Close
J1.19 J I. Ills. $l.l' 1.1SS4
1.19 4 1 . 1 2 l.ts
, 1.25 V
Wheat There was plenty of news ,
which ordinarily would h.ne brought ;
about good advance In prices had it ,
not been for increased teceipts. ami
weakness in the local cash market. ;
Spot premiums were reduced 2 to 3
cents, with practically all contract ,
grades selling around July prices. The j
receipts were estimated 390 cars, the ,
largest in the season, while country!
offerings to arrive were reported lib
eral. The decline was due entirely to
this factor which is not an unusual oc
' rurrence when the f.rst movement j
i makes Its appearance. Outside cash;
.markets were firm Kansas City re- I
j ported exporters were taking all the!
j wheal offered at 3 lo 3 1-2 vents over i
I July. Minneapolis cash was also
j strong. Northwestern crop advices:
generally reported further deter orat-J
lug, while official sources conf. lined ;
privale reports of disappointing yields j
in many sections of the win'er wheat j
belt. I'uless there Is marked change
In the attitude of exporters who np-1
pear willing to take our - all on , small j
breaks, we doubt the decline in the fu
lures will be far extended or perma
nent. . . ..
W.SinNi;TX. July 1 1.-Ex-l'i-es-.deiit
Taft was sworn in today as chief
ins, ice of the 1'i.ite.l Slates.
Relative and Friends Present.
WASHINGTON, July H. (l P.)
Kx-nresidont Taft took the oath of
. hlef Justice of the supreme court. !
ichieving, lie declared, his life's am- , cipal of the Holiday school. Later he
hition. Taff's family, relatives and was superintendent of the east I'ort
"0(i friends witnessed the ceremonv ! l-md schools. He served also as
n the attorney general's office. principal of the Harrison- street
Taft Visits rrt.til.iit.
' WASHINGTON Jnlv 11. ll'. P.) I
Following taking the oath as chief j
jostice of the supreme court. Tuft (
vi:ited Piesident Harding. j
i SKATTl.K. July it. tf. P. I K-
plorer Aniiitidsen, when notified of the
; Fiifotv of h!s crew nd his ship Maud,
i declared It was no more than he e-
! pected In 1ew of the declaration of the
officers of the revenue cutter P.ear,
I who discovered the explorers ship,
that they would go to the vessels
'rstistance when the lee
The steamer Maud was discovered
near Whalen. not far from the plne-"-where
Amundsen abandoned her. The
vessel will be lowed to Nome, Jflft
miles. Amundsen is preparing for nn-
t other Arctic dash.
WELCOME THEIR FELLOW
A welcome wa extended liy S2
)' .id.eiort Kotauans to their fel-
low mi r..i)f r, Vlhljalmur Ste-
fanmton,. v.lu?u the uotd explorer
arrived here this morning to fill
an engagement this evening at
Colonel Charles Wellington
Furlong, old friend of Stefans-
aon'a and a fellow member of
the Explorers Club, introduced
the distinguished ' visitor, who
was guest of honor at a xpeciai. , f
fiotary Clab luncheon at noon
today at the Elks club.
In u short talk, .Siefansson de-
iCkclured that emigration is moving
liorthwaid and that in a few
years there will be uiutiy sule-
incuts In the Arctic region.
As proof of the econuluk'
value of the northluuils, Me-
fansson declared that when the
L'nlted Stales bought Alaska
from Itussia, the price, 1,:(I0,-
Ofin was considered too high.
"Alaska, proved her ' worth."
said the speaker, "in the world
War 'rthe-n one half the ftnrk-eve
salmon leld sold for over 119,-
nitu.Onu m&ie tiiau the urinal
; purchase price of the territory."
; S. P.. Thompson, Uotury presl-
' dent, presided at the luncheon
and in a brief talk expressed the
i club's appieciaiion of stefans-
1 son's address.
H. Ackerman, Well Known
Instructor of Oregon Passes
Away at Home in Monmouth.
4' t 4'
Special services in memory of
the late J. H. Ackerman will be
held tomorrow at the high school
under the auspeiies of the Sum
in r Noiinal School. Judge
Stephen A. Lowell will deliver a
eulogy. Following the services
the school will be closed for the
day in commemoration - of the
J. If. Ackerman, president of the
Oregon Normal School at Monmouth
and who established the Pendleton
s-mln,fir Xorma' schooh died s uldenly
yesterday morning at Monmouth fol-
lowing a stroke of apoplexy. Mr. Ack-i-ou.n
i -visited Pendleton during -h?
first week of Summer Normal school
and was apparently in good health. Iff
was well known here,
Mr. Ackeimnn, who for the past ?,'
years was a prominent educ-nnr of this
state, had been president of the normal
for the past l't years and previous to
that was state superintendent of pub
lie Instruction in Oregon for 12 years.
He was born in Toronto, Iowa, No
Vftnher isr.n. Wh'le a young man
he taught school at Wisconsin. Me
was a graduate of th- state normal
school ni Milwa ikee. Wis.
Began t aiv-r In !HH!I
Mr. Ackerman hev.au his career as
an Oregon educator In IsS, when he
arrived in Portland, and became prill- I
1,1 1S;K -Mr- Ackerman was elected j
superintendent of schools of Multm-
'"ah county and served until IfO". He ,
then chosen state superintendent
public Instruction, and held that
office until lsll. when he became
rrs'ileiit of the Oregon Normal school
:.t Monmouth, which was revived after
:-ein.; i.l'e one year.
lias Thriv Oauuliti-rs
Mr. Av-kerniau w;is a nr mUer of the
t'nit.iriau church and of the Wash-'
ititou Masonic liMice of Portland, of
which, h" once served :.s eta-'ter. He
s survived by his w'.lnw unit three
'aoaht-rs, Mrs. K. F. t'a'l'ton of F.u
geiie. whose hnsbaiiil is superintendent
ot hoois ihere; Mrs. Hoy Burton of
Salem, and Mrs. Alfred Lund of Cor
vallls, whose husband Is a professor In
Oreiron Agricultural collese.
Funeral services will b,- held at
Morniouih at 1:J o'clock Tuesday
afternoon. Bex-, W. ll. Klint Jr.. pastor
of the F'lst rnitarlan church of Port
land, officiating. P, I.. Campbell,
president of the I'niversiiy of Oregon,
will deliver the eulouy. Interment
wll tale place in the Salem ceme
tery, with services nt the grave by
the Masonic lodge, of Salem.
PRESS AOT THE I. N. S.
DAILY - EDITION.-
Jht East Orae-onlan li Eastern Or
von' fraateat nawapapsf end aell
Ins; tore Wea to the advertiser oef
twioe tbe aueranteed paid clrculattoa
In Pendleton a nil Umatilla county t
or other aewepapar.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
i a. 1 1 .
CALL TO MEETING
j Harvey Conveyed President's
; Proposed to Lloyd George at
Chequer Court Yesterday.
REGARDED AS CERTAIN
ALL NATIONS WILL JOIN
Allied Powers Characterize
"Move as Greatest Step Tow
ard Disarmament Since War
WASHIXCTOX, July II. (A.. L.
Bradford, V. P. Staff Correspondent. I
in' disarmament conference is re
garded as certain. Secretary flushes '
repotted preparing formal Invitations
to Great Britain, France, Japan and"
Italy jo meet In Washington at a time
Mutually agreed upon. , , ,
Japan and Great Britain are vir
tually pledged to attend through their
leaders public statements and public
rpinion In France, and Italy will Impel
the leaders there to come. China will
probably participate in the Far Eist
discussions, including Secretary Hugh
es' Chinese open door policy. Ambas
sa lor Harvey is understood to have
conveyed the conference invitatipn to
I.ioy.l-Oeor.ae, who, latter expected to
sicerpt in his house of commons speech '
today. It Is understooiUthat Canadian
Premier Meighen upset tht plans for J,
u f.irther AmMo-Japanese alliance,
l!rlt!sli People .raleful , ; , j
l.'Ci.Vnox. July It. -4 A. P.) Deep .
.'ratification of the British people over
President Harding's action In calling a
Iconf.'tence of Creat Britain, France, '
paly am! Japan for the discussion of ...
the limitation of armaments and the.
I pacific problem, fs expressed r.y the
j newspapers. American Ambassador
I Harvey 'convoyed , Harding's proposul ;.
J tc I.loyd-tleorge ut Chequera court -j.
yesterday. J minion Premiers, spend- '
ng the w ek end with IJoyd-Ceor.re
joined with h'm in voicing their ap- ,'
pre?intion. There was a feeling that ,
the discns-'ioius would bring about an, ,
understanding incl tiling virtually-- lh
whole field of inti'rnationul relations.
rwniv Will Adspt ' ' :
PAIHS. July n. (Webb Miller, l
P. Staff Cm-respondent.) It is stated '
remi-offloUlly that France will accept
President Harding's invitation to par-
' ticlpate In a disarmament conference
I he principal allied powers. The
vreliision of France and Italy with the
I'nited Sf.-.tes. Orvat Britain and Japan
his created ifavorahle comment. They
characterise Harding's move n the
(Continued on pnge 5.)
SPKINGFlKLTi, Ills., July u. U'.
P.J The ten million graft scandal h:i
been placed before the Sajisamon
. omity grujul Jury. Evidence colleci
ed In the investisution as the result of
a hitter political feud between Gover
nor Small and Attorney General Hrun
iae.e, is expected to touch the highest
stale officials. Kclivurd Miller, state
treasurer, w;w the first witness called,
Itis disclosures reported the preelpltu
ted Investigation. Small was trea
surer for two terms.
JOKER GETS POLICE TAGS
AND TIES THEM TO CARS
OF FRIENDS FOR 'PINCH'
G. J. Mitchell. Kcho banker,
would like to know the name of
a "deputy" to Traffic officer
William I.yil.ty who yesterday
tagged his car and caused him to
deposit bail to the amount of l",
at police headiitai-ters. When
Mitchell, who came to I'endleron
with a number of friends, got
ready to return home, he noticed
a card on the steering wheel of
his machine signed "Jinks" with
' instructions on it to report to the
police. He thought lie was gull-
) ty of breaking traffic laws.
This morning ho called the
city magistrate and asked to be
excused from making a trip here
to answer to chargi-a. An lines-
ligation disclosed the fact that
several of the cards were dls
tribute.! by some humorist, who
e in some way that haa not been
explained, secured the ri.rds
and tied them to Heveral cttrs,
The Identity of the Joker is on-
known, but Bill Lv.lav would Ilka
to make his ai-qiiHlnlfinee.