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COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
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DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, TUESDAY EVENING, JULY 26, 1921.
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FAMINls KILLS THOUSANDS IN RUSSIA DAILY
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Leaders Would Discuss Pacific
Problems Prior to General
SUGGEST MEETING BE HELD
IN AMERICAN COAST CITY
They May Also Want Discussion
of Question of British Debt
to U. S. at Same Time.
LON'IXW, July (I'M I. Keen.
tV T. Staff Correspondent.) Pre
miere of the Ilrlilsh dominion, nt- :
. tending the Imperial conference re j
attempting to effect a preliminary ills- I
rusalon of the Pacific prohlems prior
to the general disarmament confer
ence In Washington. The premiere
ask that a conference be held in some
American const city and that It he
held lata In September or early In Or
tober and that they may want also the
discussion of the question of the ll.-it-lih
debt to the I'nlted States at such
Pacific ("oust Preferred.
It t reported that the Pr.ltsh note
agree the conference-should be held
....fcii'iefln noil, adding the suggeKr
tlii t!iat..o. JWM t..ttl ie seifot. f
en because Premier Hughes of Aus
tralia and Premier Mnssey of N
Zealand, are anxious to return home
with the least possible delay. The
coast city la not mentioned In the
lirltlsh note to the I'nlted State but
the premier Intend to depart through
either San Francisco or Seattle.
Coast Otica r.xU'nri lnvltntinn.
Pasadena. Pan Francisco, Seattle
nnd Portland nil forwarded formal In
vitation to Washington, urging Secre
tary Hughes to choose such cities a
the place for holding tlie Pacific
problem conference requested In a
note from the dominion premiers of
(Ireat Britain to the I'nlted Stale.
NKW YORK, July 26. (I. N. .)
The frultugle of' mature judgment and
the Ideas of youth met here recently
when a groom of ninety led a bride
of seventy three to the Hilar. The
principal. Mr. Ora Haley, of Denver,
Kdward Ivanson, of Laramie, Wyo.,
are pioneer builders of the West.
Mrs. Haley's late husband wa a
hustties associate of Ivanson, and to
gether they founded the r'lrst Nation-,
nl Hank of Ijtrumle, which Institution
Mr. ivanson now heads.
The two families have been lifelong
friend. Mr. and Mrs. Ivanson lived
happily together for sixty-five year,
their life' achievement and endeav
ors being linked prominently with
much of the building up of the Inter
mnuntaln country. The Ivanson were
godparents for all of the Haley's chil
dren. The Haley children were pres
ent nt the wedding, tihlch was con
ducted by un Kplscopal bishop.
Speaking of the wedding. Mrs. Haley
said; "Some will think we ure too old.
It Is not romance, or fire or passion,
but the finest kind of friendship that
ha decided us to go the rest of the
Mrs. Haley Is a white-haired pink
cheeked lady, whose bright eyes and
sprightly steps belie the fact that she
has passed three score and ten. Mr.
ivanson is robust und active. Roth
parties are wealthy, the bride being
able to count over a million dol
lars, while the groom's wealth ex
ceeds that sum several times over.
ATHENS, July 26. (A. I Te
Oreek official agency announces that
the Turkish losses amount to 75 per
cent of their entire fighting strength.
LONDON, July 26. (A
Turkish nationalists were compelled by
Ihe Greek ddvances to move their capl
tal from Angora to Slvas,
TurkUli Hue Am Urokcn
ATHFA'S, July 26. (I. N. S. The
Greeks have hroken the Turkish lines
between Angora, and Konln," said an
official statement Issued here.
VAST LAND TURNS INTO HUGE CEMETER
ROUND-UP STAR OF
ll.iot Oihson 1 a highfalutln cowboy on the screen and in life. Iook nt the
brerai, way he wears his, cap and his breezy smile. He won the gold belt nl
Peitdli-ton in 1912 as the champion cowboy of t ho world. "The Sheriff of Cinne
b.ir" Is the first i f a scries rf five-red movies In which he Is to be starred.
SUPREME COUNCIL WILL
MEET TO DISCUSS THE
i.o.vf?a1rtni."-A. r.i it has,
b"en officially announced thai the til-'
lied supreme council will meet In Paris
August 4 In a brief session for the dis
cussion of the Sllesian question.
TRIAL OF MRS. AGEE
PORTLAND. July 26. (1. P.) .
The second day's trial of Mrs. Louise1
Aiee, churned with cutting her hus-1
band's throat on June 1 1. Is under way '
following the selection of the jury yes- I
The state Indicated during Ihe jury j
nitin ih.i fhoi- u-nniii .lomnnrl the1
death penalty of the woman, basing its
argument on circumstantial evidence.
The defense will plead absolute Inno- i
cence. Mrs. Agee is apparently ttn- j
moved bv the trend of events,
Dnfeiw Pleads l'.ntln Innocence
PORTLAND. July 26. (I. P.I I
The oefense of Mrs. Ann Louise Agec j
claim that a man in a white mask,,
wearing a black overcoat, murdered
Harry Agee on the nifiht of June 11.
The stale charges Mrs. Affee had inll-
mate relations with H. .1. Klecker, a :
music teacher and that she grew apart.
from her husband, telllns him If he
did not like what she did he could goj
last nnd take the children. The de
fense Is pleading entire Innocence of
WASHINGTON. July 26. (V. P.I
Following the Ited Cross conference
with the I n.itcil States public health
service, a survey of the famine condi
tions in tlie south has been ordered.
Following Ihe determination of the
needs of the Pellagra-ridden sections.
(wo organizations will rush food, med
icines and doctors. Cunffirial reports
stale the sufferers total lftO.OilO and
the fatalities are running between 5.
(100 and 10,000.
AtVI'SKR OF KVi:sll!OPPIG
SALKM, July 26. (A. I .) Fid-
lowing the charge by H. M. Tonillnson, ,
, attorney for Portland, that attaches of
PRESIDENT ASKS l EGISlATl AUTHORIZING
WAR FINANCE CORPORATION TO HANDLE
' RAILROAD AND AGRICULTURAL QUESTIONS
FAMINE CONDITIONS IN !
the telephone company were eves-1 Hoover-Meyer draft,
dropping and peeping at papers of the; o Added investment Rcipdrel.
protesting attorneys In the telephone WASHINGTON, July 26. Kxplaln
hearlng. counsel for the company In- Ing his request the president said no
si rncted attaches to change their seats, added investment would he required.
Cross-examination of Major Rabcock'no added liability anfl no added tax
was resumed and Is likely to be finish- burden, hut merely a grant of author
ed today. Illy.
1912 A MOVIE HERO.
OF BASEBALL PLAYERS
Notes Were Used Because of
Disappearance of . Original
CHICAGO. July 26. (V. P.) State
ments made by Kddie Cicotte. Claude
Williams and Joe Jackson, former
While Sox, nw Black Sox, during the
baseball probe, were read to the jury
in the Black Sox trial from etc
graphic notes, the notes being used
hei-a use of the disappearance of the
original confessions from the office of
,n st'ict atmney.
Similar Stories Told
CHICAGO, July 26. (!'. P.) Ci-
coUe- Jackw.n and Williams told s:mi-
ar stories, as follows; The plavors
were in New York prior to the world's
porie and fell in with the gamblers
syndicate. The gamblers suggested
that Chicago throw the series to Cin
cinnati, thereby making a "sure thin?"
gamble and reap a harvest, Ihe White
Sox being favorites to win. The gam
'blers asreed to pay $1 mi. mm for "fix
ing" the series, paying $20,000 after
each gamd. The gamblers then double-crossed
the players, paying only a
part of the promised sums.
Francisco Villa, nn illiterate, has
rtnrted schools to accommodate five
hundred children. He has arranged
with the Mexican Government to pro-
WASHINGTON, July 26. (A. P.I
The president sent a message to cnn
grcss today asking legislation au
thorizing the war finance corporation
to handle the funding of the railroad
indebetediiess nnd Increase the credit
for financing the agricultural exports.
He staled there -were moral obligation.
upon the government to aid In both
j respects nnd a prompt action Is re
quested. Republican leaders adopted
a plan of dealing with the railroads
and the agricultural questions sep
arately. Senator Kellogg Introduced a
bill drafted by Hoover and Chairman
Meyer of the war finance corporation
extending powers of corporation to the
agricultural export financing. It
would increase the corporal ions re
volving credit from $500,00,uort to
The Kellogg bill Is a suhstitulc for
the Norrls measure to create a new
government export financing cornora-
uon. provision destine with the rail.
rond funding were stricken from the
Illinois Executive is Charged
With Embezzlement of State
FundsDuring Term as Treas.
NO SUCH THING AS DIVINE
RIGHTS OF KINGS IN STATE
Official Cannot Call State
Troops to Shield Him From
Arrest; Is Subject to Arrest.
SPRIXGFIELD, III., July 26. (A.
P.) Circuit JudKe .Smith, ruling on
the question of the arrest of Governor
Small on a charge of embezzlement
while he was state treasurer, held that
warrants should be served on the gov
ernor hut aa an executive he should be
permitted to appear at his conveni
ence. There is no such a thing in
Illinois a a divine right of kings, and
a governor cannot call the state troops
to shield him from arrest and is a sub
ject to arrest and prosecution for il
legal acts as treasurer.
Slay Come of Ills Own Accord
Should Governor Small desire to
avoid the Indignity of arrest, Judge
Smith announced, following his decision-
thAt the S-iernor ta amenable to
arrest by judiciary, he may come ti
court nn his own accord, the court ac-
enmmoduting itself to the prisoners;
wishes as much as is possible and con
sistent with due administration law.
Small's attorneys are sparring for
more time to bolster up the governor s,
timers Kiierirr to Jlai.c Arrest.
SPRINGFIELD, July 26. Judge
Smith said: "Illinois has no king
The governor :s liable to arrest." The
judge ordered the clerk of the court
to place a warrant for Small's arrest
in the hands of sheriff Hester, quot
ing for the sheriffs benefit that fail
ure to properly serve the warrant
menus punishment for non-performance
of duly. The judge held that
the governor would violate the law if
he called the state militia to protect
his person. The judge answered the
attorney's objecting to, his decision
that the governor misht save himsewf
the tndigirty of arrest by voluntarily
appearing in court.
Mlllrc lIMr ftr m OV
DOGS IN COUNTY, GETS
HOME TO HIS 'ALABAM'
Down at Hermiston there are
two happy "guys", and the'.v
names are Jim "Alabam" Smi;h
and "Alabam's" dog. Mnggs. The
happiness is caused by a reunion
that was effected yesterday aft
ernoon. About ten days nan Mnggs
took the Idea into his head of
getting out and looking over
t'mntilla county during harvest
time, so he boarded the running
board of a car that happened to
be passing and deserted his own
home town. "Alaham" mfssed
Muggs, and he mourned his loss,
because the spaniel has a repu
tation with duck hunters nil over
the county of being one of the
best retrievers in this section of
Yesterday, however. .there
was some good news flashed In
"Alaham" to the effect that
Muggs had been found on a
wheat ranch northeast of Pen
dleton, and the master didn't do
a. tbrtg hut crawl into a car and
go right after his dog. Ho ap
proached the ranch to which be
had been directed, and there,
sore onoutih, was the brown re
triever, sitting on his haunches
in front of a grain elevator.
When the dogs name
called he looked just once, then
there was a streak of brown be
tween where be had been and
where the car stood, and -when
that streak stopped, Muggs had
leaped over the side of the ma-
chine and was letting "Alabam"
know that he was tired of wan
Muggs formerlj was the prop
erty of George Hayhlll when he
lived a; Hermiston. but when. he
left, the dog was given to "Ala
ham." and the two are the best
pair of duck hunters In I'matilla
IRISH PEACE OFFER IS
NOT SATISFACTORY TO
SINN FEIN LEADERS
Irish 'President' Will Notify1
Premier and Make Sugges -
- tions for Further Negotiation
I.OXDON", July 26. (V. P.) Sinn I
Fein leaders Intend to Inforjn the Brit- j
ish Premier that his peace offer is un- j
hatisfartory and make suggestions for
further negotiations, it has been learn, j
ed during DeVhlura'a continued con-1
ference with individual Sinn Fein lead-I
era are considering the possibility of j
consulting with Premier Craig of U1-!
ster before the Sinn Feiners return to
AMEWC.WS rXDKlt AltRKST.
NOOALES, Mexico. July 26. Four
Americans, alleged cattle thieves, are
under arrest, awaiting surrender to the
American authorities. The fcur, re
ported to be from Arizona, were cap-1
tured after a pitched battle with 20 ;
fiscal guards In which Seraphio Reyes, I
a cowboy, lost his life.
1IO; MAItKFT IS STKADY.
PORTLAND. July 26. (A. P.)
The cattle quarter is lower; choice
steers J6 to $6.50; hugs are steady.
Sheep are 50 cents lower; east of the
mountain lambs $6 to $6.50.
BOLD THIEF TAKES
$140 Stolen From Drawer in
TWV f Amiw Uoito
Service: Makes Second Visit
The sum of $140 in currency was se
cured Monday some time during the
noon hour when a bold robbery was!
Istaged in the office of the Automotive
Battery Service on Garden street.
I The money was taken between
12:3ii o'clock and 1, it is thought, be- has organized units at Colorado
cause during a part of this time was j Springs and Denver, according to the
the only period of the day when i territorial "great goblin" of the order,
some one was not In the office. The ' Emissiariea with proper credentials
thief must have had a thorough ! have been sent into Utah, Wyoming.
Knowledge of the . workings of thelNew Mexico, Nevada, Idaho and Mon
place, it is thought, because during
the two or three minutes while the of
fice was deserted, he stepped inside,
got a sack containing bills and cur
rency amounting to $110, and slipped
laway.The money had been placed inipurpose of the organization to be "the
i the sack preparatory to making a de-! protection and maintenance of the
I posK in the bank. jl'nited States Government and the flag
j The money sack rested in a small :as well as the maintenance of the su
Idrawer of the desk, and nothing else;premacy of the white race."
was disturbed. The building was alsoj
entered again last night, members of
the firm believe, because Ihe back
door of the shop was wide open this
morning and it was carefully closed
and locked last n ht at the hour of
hh'upii ntjji it n t ai ine nonr or
j iMosinsr. Tlie oVsk'had been .-iim.'tjed.
hut nothing: of value is missing. i
Wheeling West Virginia, has women
a'tin fis railroad crossing flagmen.
Three hundred acres of sunflowers
are being grown for silage in Cmatil
la county this year and this type o'"
ensilage will be used In half tile 2i
silos in this county.
f The. use of sunflowers for silage is
; practically a new enterprise in the
county and it was not until three sunflowers and corn. His cows give
years ago that I iii.dilla county fur-ja third more milk than do cows own
j niers found by experiment that Ihe.ed by other dairymen of this section.
jtonnage trom an acre of sunflowers is
.double that from an acre of corn I
while the food value is practically the
The majority of the sunflowers
jgrnwn in I'matilla county are grown ,t
jby the Smythe interests, the total be-
ing 150 acres and tlie ensilage is used
tfor feeding sheep. Some of the
j flowers ure grown In Coombs cim yon
iby Tullocb Smythe and some ui
jlUittor Creek by tlie Pendleton Sheep
Co. Smythe Piotliers grow a crop al-
so at Arlington In Gilliam county. I
-'eft for Lambs.
Hampton at Gullilord, west cud
sheep raisers, use en-uiuce for feeding
lambing ewes. A. A. llixby of Kree-
water will this year harvest his thin'
crop of sunflowers. Ity a chock kepi
for the past two years, Mr. llixby has
found that bis cows do just as vi
sunflower ensilage as on coin.
PRESIDENT AND WIFE WILL
: spend FEW DAYS VACATION
WITH SECRETARY WEEKS
WASHINGTON', July 26.
(A. P.) President and Mrs.
Harding plan a vacation of sev
eral days as guests of Secretary
Weeks near Ijincaster, New
Hampshire, following their at
tendance next Monday at the Pil
grim tercentenary celebration at
COMMITTEE START MS
! WASHINGTON, July 26. (Herbert
! W. Walker, I'. P. Staff Correspond
ent.)' The house ways and means
i committee started the task to reduce
'taxes, opened the consideration of a
new tax bill, which must raise $3,500,
000, Olio, members of the committee
admit, representing J5fto.ooo.000 . re
duction from the present taxes. Four
; steps appear certain; to repeal the ex-
i cess nrofils t:is: to reduce the hieher
sur-tax rates;' to repeal the small and
i annoying consumption of taxes and
the no sales tax, and to find some taxiing the stretches of Russian, steppes,
to replace the excess profits levy, Thousands are wandering ner. and
rritiably .corporation earnings, would
be taxeel 15 percent.
DENVER. July 26. (I. N. S.)
The hooded tribe has invaded the
West. The so-called "invisible em-
' pire" Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
the purpose of whiptng to
departmental division of the
Altbough the clan is self-appoint-
ed. the "great goblin" declares the
The claim is made that the clan is
to place itself under call by eonstitut-
ed authority. Three thousand clans-
men will lie ready on a few minute'
mnic ic-npuuu lunt-rtij u "nun
icuiei or ponce, u was said, j-iowever,
authorities at this time have no in- i
temion ot railing on the "mvisihle!
... . .. t
Ithority possesses enonjrh arms tor the
empire, recunp me consuiuieo uu-
protection of the public weal.
.1. L". Troxel, who owns a dairv
ranch near Pendleton, is another far
mer who is growing sunflowers ex-
tensively this year. He has 4u acres 1 1
of the crop. list year he filled one:
silo with sunflowers and another with t
I'or Summer lYnl.
j The Kastcrn Oregon St;,te Hospital
juses the sunflower ensilage also and
this year, because of tlie lack. of pas-
ure. Is feeding it to stock during the
.summer months. The crop is being
cut while in bloom, although It is rus-
sun-'toinary to leave the flowers until
'about two thirds of the seeds are in
the "dough" stage. The silos will be
'refilled with corn when the crop i!
ripe and the suntlower silage Ik gone.
An advantage claimed for the en
silage by Kred Pcnnion. county agent.
Is that of succulcncy. Mr. Itennlon
says also that when a third of sun
flower ensilage Is used with two thirds
.of corn the silos can be packed with
'much better success. While silos arc
'somewhat expensive in original cost.
'Mr. r.cnnion says, this Is warranted by
fl WHEAT :
People Flee Into Other Coun
tries Where Own People Are
Scarcely Able to Survive.
FAMILIES PLODDING ALONG
DROP AWAY ONE BY ONE
Mothers Apathetically Watch
Children Laid Away in Shal
low Graves by Roadside'.
P-ARIS. July 26. (U P.) Famine
is depopulating Russia by thousands
daily, according to Paul MiliuWoff,
leader of the Russian constitutionalist
democrats, here. The vast land la
turning into a huge cemetery. Twertr
ty-five million are-Htarving along1 the
Volga river. , ; . ,
Only quick action can prevent , t
staggering -mortality of figures. AnU
mals ase killed for food. Crops r
burned by the great drought. . Soma
people are fleeing Into other countries,
where their own people are scarcely
able to survive. Others are. lying ln
jdirty huts awaiting death. Vast hordes.
fleeing from the pestilence are enltv-
there, following TodcTTrrrrfige. .:
Caravans composed of Tickety carts
creak along the highways. 1 Families,
plodding along, dropping one by one
are buried along the roadside. Moth
ers apathet'cally watch their children
laid away in the shallow graves. 1I11U
ukoff declared only one -fifth of the
usual wheat acreage was planted ant
the great drought brought ruin to mosi,
of that. , ;
RIVOLI THEATRE WILL :
BE COMPLETED SEPT. 1
September 1 will see the completion
of The Rivoli, Pendleton's new $40,
000 theatre which is being built by the'
Pendleton Amusement Co. The frajne-
j work of the building is finished and
the plastering is to be completed by
the end of this week. j
The interior is to ue finished J In
plaster, and the contracts for decorat
ing and painting will be let this week.
The chairs for the theatre, which are
of the leather-covered, modern type.
will be put In place soon. The capac-
ity of the show house will be or SOS,
I and of this totf nhwtt half will be 1v
hulrnnv nH will h omnrM In
"v.t -i tMr. ' w
oool temnerature which nan hi main.
during the summer month.
, . , .
The building, on the interior measures
;35 feet, permitting a good circulation
of air from the cooled air shafts. An
j up-to-date heating system .will be
I used in w inter. ;
j Arrangements have been made for
j the installation at the J15.000 pipe or-,
l gun. It will be placed In front of the.
'.stage und a large grill has been con
I Mructed in the ceiling to aid the
I The plan of the building Includes
the ticket office and entrance, two
i spaces for business firms, lobby, rest
I room, balcony, main floor, stage, or
chestra pit, exit halls, etc.
Iteported by Major Lee Moorhouse,
Maximum, si. ,
Barometer 29.60. H
Rainfall, one Inch yesterday.
- -J wd. fair