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The Esst Oregonlan t Wt?n
in'a greatest newspaper srid m a axil
ing force gives to the advertiser over
twice the guaranted paid circulation
In Pendleton nrt Cmittills, county of
any othsr newspaper.
, Th net press run of yesterday's Dally
Thin paper t immliw nl nnd audited
Jy the Audit Bureau of Circulations.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPEB Q
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, FRIDAY EVENING, JULY 1 5, 1921
COMMIHEE AS HARDING ASK
ITTED TO FINANCE
Oe Valera Expected to Resume
Conferences With' Lloyd
George With Craig Attending
RIOTING CONTINUES IN
STREETS OF BELFAST
Two Persons Were Killed and
From 30 to 40 Wounded in
Disturbances Last Night.
LONDON, July 15. .(IV r.)
Irfoyd-George conferred with Dp al-
rra and Premier Craig, the second any
of the Irish pence negotiation con.
ferenee. He met De Valera In the
! morning and Craig In the afternoor..
No statement him heen Issued, al
though IJoyd-George and Craig were
closeted for over two hour. tt la ah
mimed they discussed the Irish settle
ment matter which Lloyd-George and
Da Valera had already discussed, at
tempting to bring the porth and south
of Ireland premier together on nil
McCann, IV P. Staff Correspondent.)-.
Ulster was represented for the first
time In ihe.Jrlh neat jcouUno.
when nter Premier Cralg arrived to
confer with IJnyd-Oeorge. De Valera
la xpeeted to reHiime hie conference
with Uoyd-Oeortre, pomilhly wllh Oral
attendlnK. Sinn Fein headquurterR ex
pretiied tho rreatedt optimism reitnrd
In the miccetm of the second day'e
(onferencc. In yesterday' meeting
from Ita length, It la apparent De.
Valera and Lloyd-George obtained mil
It faction, causing the belief thst Hu
negotiations progressed smoothly.
Will Hold Another Mooting
LON-DO.V, July IS. (A. P.) An
other meeting between Knmonn He
Valera and Lloyd-Oeorge was held to
day for the discussion of the prelimin
aries of the hoped for Irish pence,
lasting about an hour and a half. At
the conclusion an announcement vttw
made that conversations would be re
mimed Jater, probably Monday.
Military ItcHiimc Control
BELFAST, ' July :.( A. P.)
Military resumed control of the norlh
Queen Street area today and armored
cars patrolled the streets. Two per
sons were hilled and from Sn to 40
were, wounded in the rioting last night.
MWH FOHF3IAX TF-KTinES.
WASHINGTON, July 15. (A. P.)
'R. If, Ktrkpatrlek, former mine fore
man at Mingo, W. Vs., testified before
the senate- Investigating committee
that the mlneowners had "framed up"
false (hooting episodes to procure the
declaration of martini law "so, they
would break the strike.
nOSEBFRG, Ore,, July 15. (IT. P.)
-A warrant for the arrest of Dr. B. t
M. Brumfleld, a dentist nnd a reward
of 20o for his apprehension, hns been
posted by sheriff Htatner of Douglas
county, following the discovery Into
yesterday of a hurtling automobile,
from which 0 charred body was re
moved. The body rms been identified f
OH that of Dennis Russell, a laborer, j
whom Brumfleld visited July IS to oh.
tain his servlcos In blasting stumps
from the Brumfleld farm. A bloody I
and shot-torn hat found near the road
wns Identified as Russet's. The body
was clothed in Russell's clothing, hut
was wearing Brumfleld's shoes and
signet ring. The clothing of both men
were found nearby. Blood was found
on the river bank. Mrs. Brumfleld In
sists the charred body Is her hUBbnnd
and others declare It Is Russels, Both
men are missing. Brumfleld is known
to hHve carried heavy Insurance. A
mysterious tangle envelopes the deed.
Hiwntly Hart Two Houses Burn
Brumfleld had two houses burn Into,
ly and recently bought a new place.
It Is not known whether he was heav
ily involved financially. He held a
good stsnding and was one of the
towns leading dentists. Following the
time Brumfleld declared he visited
Russell, the dentist's car was seen pur
suing an uneven course on tho high
way near the pmce 'tWicre it was luuod
COMBINE TRAVELS OVER
WHEAT FIELDS SASSY AS
REGIMENT ON PARADE
(Machine Pulls Header That!
! ni-.A-r- r, u,:.
lllJi UltflM ri. VVIUU,
Threshes as it Ambles Along.
( n v J. s. id
I "Wouldn't Oeorgo Washington be
j surprised If he could drop buck on
ihis old en nh and make a visit of a
week or so?"
There probably are tew people who
have not cither heard or made that
remark several times during the
course of their lives when they have
been flushed with a sense of superior
ity of the accomplishments of this
twentieth century of ours over the
successes that had been marked down
to the credit of Americans In thf.t early
day when Washington lived. The
chances are thnt George would have to
rub his eyes several times, too, before
he could bo Induced lo b 1 eve thfU
this present-day America is the same
little country thnt he was iluldy of
when it started'on its career
But while you're wasting a lot of
unnecessary sympathy on George,
here Is a little poser that applies to
1821 and Pendleton: How many men
and women live here who have never
seen a big; combine take wheat off of
the stalk, convey It on canvasses to
the cylinders of a huge moving thresh
ing machine, separate the grain from
the chaff and deposit a red-brown
stream of wheat In a wngon alongside
ami windrow the straw behind? '
Behind lieitrxv Washington.
Humph! I guess there are several
who are In the same fix that I was in
until yesterday afternoon, and believe
me or not, I hnve an idea that you
have a lot mar sympathy1 coming to
vou for being' behind the times tlinii
should he given George, because you
must admit that he was certainly right
In style on things (hat happened in his
own day, and In some respects he cs
tuhllrhed standards that we haven't
been able to Improve on even In ibis
The desire to see a big combine out
fit at work has been In the back of my
mind as long as I've know the thrill of
a wheat harvest, so when Dave Nelson,
who farms a liltle 10(11) acre patch
three miles north of town, Invited me
out. I went right after the opportunity.
(Continued on page .)
SEATTLE, July 15. (U. P.) The
Coast Cutter Hear reported the dam
aged schooner Gertrude beached near
the East cape of Siberia. The Ger
trude's ctew is safe following the
benching of the vessel during the most
violent storm that has struck the Bear
ing Pea this year. The schooner Bam,
lost between Teller and Nome, Alaska,
Is now ten days overdue. The Bner is
also hunting for this vessel. It Is not
known whnt cargo or how many pas
sengers the Ham carried. Amundsen's
crew from the Maud is on the Pear,
and the vessel herself is In tow.
burning. Sheriff Stumer's belief is
that dynamite, carried in Die car, went
off, decapitating Russell, setting fire
lo the car, musing it to plunge Into a
tree and turn over Into a ravine.
Itrnmfield's participation In the occur
rence Is held to lie mysterious. His
presence in (he car at the time Is be
lieved sure. His signet ring and shoes
was found on the hofly o." the man. The
vests and watches of both men were
found under the body. Hits of scalp
and gray hair wero found near the car
Brumfleld's hnlr was black. Brum
field's motive, provided he was con
nected with the deed. Is unexplained.
. Sheriff Ijonds Posse
ROSRIirRC, July 15 (IV P.)
Sheriff Stumer Is leading a posse
scouring the hills In an endeavor toj
find Brumfleld or Russell. 1U Is con-
fldent that the body found In the auto
mobile Is that of Russell and llrum
fleld Is the real object of the search.
.Brumfleld Is described as a heavyset
man, weighing ISO pounds, black potn
podoured hair, wearing a light suit,
white socks, oxford shoes, nose glasses
and earring himself erect. All evidenen
tends to support Stsmer's theory that
Brumfleld Is stlil niive and Russell
Continued on page two
OLD RIFLE CLUB
Interest in rifle target shooting. may
result in the reorganization ot thei
Pendleton National Rifle dub within!
u few days and In a resumption of tar-1
get shooting If present Indications
liecent Information from the war
, department wns received here by K. F.
Averill, formerly secretary of the club,
relative to prices on rifles, pistols and
ammunition. Several rifles are in the
possession of the old club now, and a
large stock of ammunition Is on hand,
not lo mention target frames. With
this much of a siart, the cost of reviv
ing the sport would be negllble, and
there Is a great deal of Interest in
Former service men would be count
ed on to recruit the club to full
Formerly the club had ten rifli-s. all
if which were lent to citizens last sum
mer during the search for Til Taylor's
slayers. One of those Hflcs is still
missing, and tho club officla's would
like to recover it Jiecause the govern
ment is demanding a settlement with
CHICAGO. July 13. (I. N. S.)
Harry Ward, known as the ."Lone
Wolf," nnd a "most dangerous crini
Inal," hanged here today for the mur
der r-t urt meiv died. .. iruc- .lo- hit
He walked to the scaffold!
10 mane a statement, wartl snot to
death Thomas Grady and Rudolph
liwuru when they attempted to pre
sent hly escape after he had robbed
KOPIC. Japan, July 15. (A. P.)
Troops wi r called out today after
Ihousands of striking dockyard work
ers had cimiged the po'.U'e cvrduii in
an attempt In take possession of the
dockyards and carry out their project
for their pnnirol by tho workers. A
number of the strikers were wounded
and the ringleaders were arrested.
CLAIM M. MUXES l..XIEI.
CHICAGO, July 15. (A. P.)
Claim that American marines have
been landed at Tampico, .Mexico, from
the warships stationed there, has been
made in a telegram addressed by the
Federation of Itaihvay I'nions of
Mexico to the socialist national head
" louif saiMiill4 t the. Pacific problems in the
With exceptional coolness, and refused j forthcoming disarmament conference.
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P" M I to smith ANb ; ilf'fC VN
Lm A p. v. , MA WOULb LIKE: TO JlttT
VJ KEEp COOV-
"da wonj'.-rj UK- nn i m"
To T3 as-c.t s,sc-ss
AT NQtrr pOlEr t ACKER. A ff EEE
' VVOULt) LVt TO GO TO
M f SOHtA' SCOOL IK HS
If hxrrA suit
ifJJ AlS WOO UK I SC01 PLActS
W & TO EHTERTAltH Htft. t"V to svtfcp Tn
STORA ?LANT "4XSO L-3 ,
. ... ""'.' .Wtmm r TIlye' B
APS ARE PLAYING
FOR TIME IS ONE
Explanation Given as Reason!
for Vagueness of Reply Ac-j
cepting Harding's Invitation
GOVERNORS OF 16 STATES
, . ( . . r..,T
a n i i n
Approve President s Comerence
and Think it Would Improve
World's Economic Conditions '
i produced on the ranges of Eastern
'Oregon will be moving in large num
WAKHINGTON. 'July 1 .". (A. L. bers.
Pradford, IV P. Waff Correspondent.) i 11
"l'laing for time," authoritative
quarters advance in explanation of the
.vagueness of Japan's reply accepting j
President Harding's invitation to par- i
ticlpate in th disarmament confer-j
ence. Some belief is that by neglect- i
ing to mention the far eastern discus
sion, Japan tacitly aceepislts possibil
ity and signifies her willingness In Its
I participation. Governors of 16 states)
i represent Ing over 2(1,000,000 persons,!
j indorsed' President Harding's disarm- i
' anient conference in an effort to pre- j
i vent wars and relieve tax burdens, j
would improve the world's economic j
Cannot lie Made Condition :
WASHINGTON, July jr. (A. L.'
Pradford, IV P. Staff Correspondent. I I
- Japan asked the I'nited States for an I
i amplification of the proposed "Uisee-i
it has been learned authoritatively, ft :
was included in yesterday's acceptance
reply. The I'nfted States is understood
b;'r not adverse tu . similar inestions re j
gnidlug the conrerence purposes prior j
to the issuance of the formal in vita- ;
tion. Secretary Hushes it is under-'
j stood is f irwarding a reply to Japan,
j outlining this country's attitude, al- ,
j though the government it is under-I
I stood will he unwilling to allow the j
1 far eastern d.scuss'on to be made Et
condition of Japan's consent to part id- j
j pate. She must accept th principle!
involved in the proposed discussion of
tile Pacific question.
ItRISTOU Tenn., July 15.
Severe earth disturbances
ported fri in Mandotta, Va.
Several acres of ground were heaved up, In
some places and sunken in others.
Lurge breaks in the banks of the river
WE'D - LIKE TO DO, THIS HOT
LEGISLATION OF BILL
KILLED FOR PRESENT
SESSION OF CONGRESS1
TO SH P TRA NLOAD J
OF CATTLE TOMORROW
A trainload of cattle, all fat killine
stuff, will be shipped from Pilot P.ock
tomorrow to go on the Portland mar
ket, it became known today. Dan
Clark, livestock agent of the O-W. Ii.
& N. of Portland was here today mak
ing arnngements for taking care of
1 the shipment.
j Between eight and ten shippers will
I have cattle on the train from th"
t'klah district and this is their annual
i Heavier movements of ;:vestock are
! expected during the coming two or
!three mo",ns- according to ciark.
I The heavy shipping season of lambs
has started now, and within the next
two weeks it is expected that lambs
Cltli:TIFK SMI.S port HOME j
NEW YORK. July 15. (IV P.) j
George Carpentier sailed for Franco I
yesterday, planning to return for the j
Columbus day match with Tommy
Gibbons. - !
U. S. IS MENACED BY
WASHINGTON, July 15. (I. N. S.
The I'nited States is menaced by
Pellagra, 'which ?s spreading at .ilurm-lng-
ratef particlarly in the southern
states, according to a statement" the
public health service issued.
CLEVELAND. July 15 Mrs.
her, the alleged, husband slayer.
almost carried into the court room on
the verge of another collapse.
Her moans nearly caused another
panic In the crowded court room. Re-
storatives were applied by court at-j
tendnnts, 8he le'aned o nt he shoulder
of the deputy sheriff who sat hesMe
fcer, moaning -Don't leave me; don't
"1 want to tell all," 'she kept moan
ing. "1 want to tell all hut t'orrif ai,
ther chief counsel) won't let me."
As an alienist was testifying, the io
ciisto woman, sitting in a' huddhW
Leap, suddenly moaned, "Oh. God,
In lp loe:"
The defense closed the eviden t
shoitly after this afternoon and the
state began the closing arguments.
Mrs. Kaber was carried into the court,
room In a fainting condition by three
mpiities. Restoratives were applied.
Previously Senate Rejected,
Sen. Kenyon's Amendment;
to Re-committment Motion.;
WASHINGTON, July 15. (IV P.):
j The senaie recommitted the soldiers'
I bonus bill to the finance committee as
President Hardhag requested, thus
killing the legislation for the present
'session. Previously the senate rejeet
I ed Senator Kenyon's amendment to
; the recommitment motion, instrnrt
I ing the committee to report the bill
back not later than January. ' The
vote was 4 7 to 2U. Eight democrats,
Dial, Glass, King, Myers. Simmons.
.Swanson, L'nderwood and Williams
voted to recommit and nine tepubli
cans, Pu,rsom. Elkins. Harreld, Jones
of Washington, I-add, Capper, I a Fol
lette, Norris and Sutherland voting
The Pendleton Round-Up is charac
terized as ona of the finest and most
thrilling exhibitions in the world and
one of hish educational value in a let
ter from Governor Den W. Olcott to
Dr. W. C. Stillman, president of the
American Humane Association, who
wiote the governor asking "Ought not
the better clement of society to stand
against the savage and cruel parts oi'
j these shows and demand their elimina
! tion ?"
"OK Stillman. in his letter, savslllati
I "steers are viol-.ntly thrown so as to J
I break bones and cripple them: saddles;
have sharp objects put und.-r them to i "orn iow fprings, wtacn water is
cause bucking, and men have been in- j Joined by the water from the exteniloc
jured or killed." 'and which flows through one main
In reply. Governor Olcott says: "If ; I'll to Pendleton. ; . : ; ,
rfll roundup shows were conducted on; - Water Is Pure
j tho high plane of the Pendleton show ;
I I certainly could not agree with your!
intimation that the better element
! should demand their elimination. As
j to the passing "fly-by-night" wild west
I shows, which occasionally go through
the country I know nothing. But I do
know Oregon unquestionably has the
j greatest, the best and the most Inter-
e-ning Round-l'p there is in existence
and one well worthy of preservation
i 'I might say that it has been a prac-j
I Hce for agents of the Oregon Humane
' society to attend the Pendleton show
every year, usually under the direction
J of the executive office," Governor Ol
1 cott said. "On hut very few occasions
has it yhefn necessary for such agents
i to In any way interfere, and then they
did so only as to minor particulars.'
Sl-VXTTLK, July 15 (A. P.)
ibody of the wife of Clarence I..
jDeames. former special assistant attor
! ney general, was found early today in
I the kitchen. Death was due to as
phyxiat.on. The police said Realties
found a note which he declined to
j turn over to the officers. The coroner
lis investigating to determine whether
fshe committed suicide.
PV JAPANEKR PREMIER HARA
TOKIO, July 15. (C. P.) "Japan
will spare no effort toward the suc
cess of President Harding's important,
epoch making conference. Japan well
comes the opportunity to vindicate her
position Vfore the whole world and
show once more how thoroughly she
sympathizes with the new world spirit.
President Harding's propositi was re
ceived enthusiastically by Japan which
welcomes any plan to promote world
wide peace and the welfare of the
world, she is confident much good
will result from the proposed gather
ing of nations, both for international
relationships omer.ttly nnd the friend
ship of America to Japan particular
ly." ( ATI I.I : KKMAIX STKABY.
PORTLAND. July 15. (A. P.);
"attle are steady; hoirs are tt higher, '
prime light $12 In tli; sheep are,'
slow; engs are firm. Butter is two
cents h.gher, extra cubes Jj cents andi
iO cents. j
EXTENSION OF CITY
NFARI Y FIWFI1
Million or ;.More Gallons Will be
-Added to Daily Flow When
Project is Finished.
INSPECTION OF SOURCES r
SHOW WATER TO BE PURE
Pendleton Uses More Water
- Than Any Other City of itr
Size in U. S. Says Engineer.
'A million or more gallons of wiltef'
will be added to Pendleton's dally
water supply at tho end of two week
when the 1400 foot extension to Chap
lish Springs, 20.4 miles east of Pendle
ton. is completed. Water from the el
tatution is now being used In Pendle
ton but with the completion of tha
project the supply will be much aug
mented. Measurements mad yester-
dv at Thnrn ITollnw hv TVrn nlr TTavaa.
city engineer, showed that the. total
flow of water from Chapllsh, the ex
tension and Thorn Hollow Springs, J?
miles east of here, wag 3,000,004 gal
li ns. This is about evenly d.tvtde4 fef
tween the three springs. , - '. !
the new extension, which la ttU.
builfc by the "water commission at ft
cost of about JIO.OOO, is constructed l
such a way that the water, which Dul..
I blest cold and crystal clear from the'
spring is not touched by daylight un
mteHtu the reservou- tu tftia cUJr.
l ni 8anie feature Is true of the watcp
trom Chaplish Springs proper and
Recognized authorities advise that
wuter which comes from underground
i sloll,j j,e kept covered, to preserve K ;
,riIy alld this is an important point!
; in ,h? construction of the Pendleton'
I .vwem. The nine' nra sunk eleven
I 1(.e( ( tle ground, with a "I" at every
sn re(.t) covered by loose boulders. The.
j water rls's and runs into the open
( joints and "Y's". The water, which
j runs at a ot so9 feet j gven
j minutes, touches rto vegetation. Four'
mnnhole will permit circulation of'
t air. ,
the 1(09 .feet" of extension, 959
Have been completed. Mr. Ilaye Is
superintendent of the work and the.
2t men employed are under the dlree--'
tion of William Rabadu, foreman. Tha,
j work has been underway since April 4,
: Some delay was caused when it waa
necessary to tunnel under the railroad
j track near the place where the extend
I sion waters Join those of the Chaplish
j itself. ,
' Stinreva Are Inre
' Inspection of the sources of the wa
i ter supply of Pendletoa.showthet.
i purtry. j ne water gusnes ircni.tno ,
' springs dirertlyto trbrprpes and there'
'"'""tare no open pools to breed disease.
The water is very cold and clear. The
springs of the extension extend for a
distance of about 5t)0 feet. The water
in the pipes from Chaplish and Thorn
Hallow is about two feet In depth.
Pendleton usee more water than any
town of its size In the United States,
(Continued nn page S
Reported by Major Iee Moorhousa,
weather observer. '
Maximum, 83. -, '