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COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPEE
Leader Says Country Will Treat
With Nations Only on Basis
of Recognition as Republic.
DE VALERA'S SPEECH MAKE)
DEMAND OF INDEPENDENCE
Irish 'President' Showed Un
compromising Attitude in
Speech Before Sinn Fein
Pl'BUK, Aug. 18. O'. P.) Pe
Valera told the Dail Elreann that Ire
Uini jtroata with ' foreign countries,
meaning England especially, only on u
basin of recognition as nn Irish rcpub
' lie. Tho Sinn Fein parliament met
here to dJtarmlne the acceptance, or
rejection of tho Itrltlsh pence offer, or
the reference of Ireland's peace ques
tion to tho Irish plebiscite for settle
ment. DeValcra declared the Pull Ivrennn
- la the only government the Irish pen
pio will recognise, having elected ita
members through popular vote. Pe
Vnlera's fiery speech mndn. n un
compromising demand for independ
ence. Member of the Dail signed nn
on(h of allegiance to "freo the Irish
state with serious fares."
rnnuArimlliiB AtlltnnV Klwwn "
l)c"alua iiTwJ an uncompromis
ing oititude in his leech In-fore the
Sinn Fein parliament. "We replied n
we did because the British proposals
nro unjust." he said.
The session adjourned after the
'president" speech, to mset again In
nn open session Wednesday, with a
closed session .following- Thursday,
when the British proposals will under
Co further discussion.
Will Unlit Tor Principles
mTBMN. Aug. IB. (I. N. 8 ) "We
mean to fight for-our principles and
we moan to die for them if necessary."
declared DcVnlera In the opening ses
sion of the pail Klreann, Sinn Fein
parliament here. He said Ireland
must be a republic. "It is practically
impossible to negotiate with the pres
ent Ilrltlsh government." he declared,
becjf'e ! Is unprincipled, and it is
like negotiating; with a man with a
pistol to your head. We are flphtlng
for human progress nnd civilization."
Premier Lloyd George told the Ameri
can soldiers they were fighting for the
principles of Independence nnd that
when they came, to Kurope they were
fighting for tho liberty of the small
nations. The principles Lloyd-George
expressed that day are ours.
"The Pall Elreann will consider the
English proposals in private and then
communicate their decision at a pub
lic nesston." The speaker was inter
rupted bv applause when he said the
Irish would die for the principles they
held so dear.
ISO Members In Attendance
Him AUK. 16 (A. P.) The
first open session of the Irish repub
lican parliament opened with ISO
members present. The galleries were
thronged and thousands stood without
In a downpour of rain. De Valora In
his opening; address said Ireland stood
tr. ha i.io.ils enthroned In the Ameri
can declaration of Independence. He
described the British attitude as that
of a areat nation 'demanding guaran
ty,., for Its safety from a small one
when it should be a big nation guar
anteeing the safety to the small state.
Ireland In in the position of an unarm
ed man facing a man with a pistol. He
pointed out the virtually lmpossi.-u-conditions
surrounding the ncgntla-!
tions. Frank P. Walsh, his American
legal adviser, sat on Do Valera's left.
1 Troops Ordered to lleturn
tOKPOX, Aug. 16 (I. N. SO
English soldiers on leave of absence
from Ireland have been ordered to re
turn to their reelments.
IVnr Itrcak of Truro
LONPON.. .Aug. (!' P A"
British soldiers on leave from Ireland
have been ordered to return Immed
iately. So explanation followed this
announcement. However, following on
the heels of Pe Valera's speech to the
Irish parliament Insisting on complete
Independence.. U Is taken as an Indica
tion of th fear of a possible brenk of
DI'BUN. Aug. 16 t. r. 'At th
I cnnclua'.on of the address parliament
adjourned until tomorrow when a re
ply to Uoyd-Oeorge will be consider
ed in a private session.
N TION.VIi TAX CONVENTION.
DENVER. Auk. 16. (I. N. 8.)
Sixteen deleaatrs will represent Colo
ratio nt the fourteenth annual conven
tion of the National Tax Association,
which will be heli) ih Bretton Woods,
V. H . September 12 to 16 Inclusive
Governor Slioup nnnoujjced the list
tmlflv. headed by Attorney-Genera!
DAIL EEREANN IS
Victor E. Kcyet, , .
DAILY IN AMERICA
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Ye No PENDLETON MOTHER IS BADLY BURNED IN
RESCUING FROM DEATH HER THREE
ROOSEVELT MEMORIAL CONTESTANT
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j. V -y."
Miss Helen Roach, Washington, P. 0., beauty, has entered a popularity
rontest for a $!000 auto to be awarded by the Georgia Division of the Roose
velt Memorial Association In September.
SAM JACKSON APPOINTED
Portland Man Will Organize
Movement in This State to
Perpetuate Ideals of ex-Pres
NEW YORK, -August 16. Appoint
ment of Hon. Samuel Jackson of Port
land, publisher of tho Oregon Journal,
to serve as chairman in Oregon for the
Woodrow Wilson Foundation, was sn
nounced today by Franklin D. lioose
velt. Mr. lioosevelt Is, national chair
man of the committee In charm- of
raising a popular fund for endowing
l.n annual nward in ex-l-resuient ii- i naiie wnere up win ai-pum lumunuw
son' name. Tho appointment wasj.it a hearing before Ctimmls.-toner
said to have been anions the first, for Eddy who represents the Interstate
the forty-eight state organizations , commerce rommissUm.
which are to present an appeal to ih: j TllP i10a,ills j8 Dne of a series being
public late In October, HwUl in the Northwest to decide whe-
Mr. Roosevelt also announced that ,),,. tlle ,e,,est of the railroads to
the speclflo purpose of the founda- n.lvc the ,,r,,SPnt rn(t.s on ,Vool low
tlnn and the award, had been tlefincd -vrt,ti rrm ,,, terminal at Portland
by the executive committee In the fid- , , ,o.ston shall be granted,
lowing terms: . .,.., 1 Wool men are opposing t he granting
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ieulliuii ui i.n, .........v, ,
nutional services of Woodrow Wilson
twice president c the Cn'.ted States,
who furthered the cause of human
freedom and was Instrumental In
pointing out -effective methods for the
cooperation of tho liberal forces of
mankind throughout the world.
"The award or awards from the In
come of the foundation will be made
from time to" time by a nationally con.
sliluted committee to the Individual or
group that has rendered within a pe-t-ified
neriod. meritorious service to
tlemoeracv. tinblic. welfare, liberal
thouRht or peace though Justice."
' Hamilton Holt, editor of the Inde- j
pendent, who Is acting as executive
director of the foundation, Is carrying
on the work of organization along non
partisan lines, aiming merely to pro
vide an opportunity for a public trl
I lite to tho cause of liberalism. Na
tional headquarters have been estab
lished at 150 Nassau Street, tw York
INMATE OF POOR FARM
IS MAN SUSPECTED OF
BEING AMBROSE SMALL
PES MOINES, .Aug. 16. (A. P.)
The man supposed rh lie Ambrose
Small, the missing Canadian million
aire theatre man, proved tn.be John,
pnmrherlv nn Inmate of Pie poor farm.
STEPS ARE TAKEN TO
RUSSIAN PORTS; AMERiCAMS WILL HAVE
COMPLETE CONTROL OF DISTRIBUTION
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COPENHAGEN, Aug. 16. (I. N.
S.) Riisso-American negotiations
have been completed at Riga and steps
have already been taken to deliver
food to the Russian ports when the
soviet will undertake to transport It
to the famine zones, said a Riga dis
patch. Americans will have full con
trol of tho distribution and will feed
the children and Invalids first and
then the women. '
Children Aro Abiiiubuioil.
LONDON, Aug. 16. (I. J S.)
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DAILY EAST 0REG0NIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, TUESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 16, 1921.
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LOCAL MAN WILL ATTEND
K OF INTERSTATE
.Fortified With Facts and Fig
I ures of Oregon's Wool Pro-
duction Hoke Goes Spokane,
l-'nrll find wil h farts nnd figures
showing the production of wool tn i
Oregon and the transportation prob
lems of wool growers in the state,
Mac Hoke, secieiaiy of the Oregon
Wool Growers' association, accompa
nied by Mis. Hoke and baby daugh
ter will leave this evening for So-
of iiernilsHion on the ground that the j
.., ,.,.1 r. tv, ,.n nf I
competing with water rates. Ninety! l'ef that the dentist is attempting to
per cent of the wool produced In Ore-1 pave the way for an insanity plea
gon this year has been shiped to j when Ivs trial oe"s. They will prob
I'ortland and has either been shipped ably speed the meeting out of justice
from there by water, or is being held' In response to Hrumfield's own re-
for that purpose, according to figures
th;-t have been compiled by Hoke.
What the wool men are fighting for
is either a flat rate fyom interior
points to Hoston, or else a rate equal
to the rate from Portland. As rates
are' arrunged at present, sacked wool
can be shipped from Cortland for
1.8 per hundredweight, and from
Mountain Home, Idaho, the late Is
JS..13 1-3, or just one , and one-third
cents more than twice the terminal
According to the testimony of J. W. 1 os ANGK1.KS, Aug. 111. (I . P.)
Mount, an O-W. R. & N. official, said Ralph Obem bain, the divorced hus
to have been given In a hearing at1,u"- of Madelynn Obenchuin, accused
Poise. August 4, the railroad figures I "'"h .Arthur Huron as the murderer
that it ran make a profit In shipping iof P-elton Kennedy, will plead that
f,r,m t,,riinnt nt .1 p,itn of si::s I Madah nn loved Kennedy far too
hundredweight- for baled wool. One
onnbiin Home to Hoston than
Is charged for the haul over the long
er haul from Portland to Hoston.
This discrimination in ratrs is re
tbing that wool men are Interested in
is why the rate for interior shipping
points should not he equally as low.
or even lower, instead of much higher.
t r-ntinop, 0,1 natre R
FOOD TO .
Thirty-five million persons in Russ'a
require famine relief, declared Uod
George in the commons, tiuoiint; a re
port made to the Hritish government
by F. 1.. Todason, head of the ltritish
Undo mission in Mostow.
"The famine-stricken people art
mov.ng In large numbers in different
directions," continued the premier.
'Children are being abandoned am
left to wander. People ate reduced to
eatinif roots and grass.'
WIRE REPORTS FROM THE ASSOCIATED
HE IS RUSSELL
IBrumfield on Way from Canada 1
Escorted by Officers Enjoyed
Ride From Jail to Depot.
ALLEGED MURDERER IS
' REFUSED PULLMAN CAR
Railroad Officials Forbid Offi
cers to Bring Prisoner ir
Pullman; Passengers Object.
PWP.TI.AXP, Aug. 16. (A. P.) A
teletram special from Calgary says the
Canadian Pacific officials refused tc
allow Starmer and Webb to brn
Hrumfield Into the sleeper, clainiinr
the passengers would change theti
bookings. Brumfield, shackled hanc"
nnd foot and chained to Webb, waa put
alwiard a coach. He drank a Quantity
of milk before leaving and braced up
considerably. He appeared to enjoy
the ride from thelj.ul to the depot. He
promised Ftarmer he would begin eat
ing today. He still pretends he is Pus
sell. Starmer says he will not allow
anyone near Brumfield until the lat
ter is safely behind the bars at'Port
iand or Roseburar. The j-heriff is tak-
I ing no chances.
Search Mailt Tor W oman
PORTLAND. - Aug. IS. ( C P.
t'Ufii'ers. escorting Trlitrt field o face
trial in lineehurg for the alleged mur
der of Dennis Uussell are travelling
over the Canadian Pacific through
Kinpsate, Bpokane and Portland, .to
P.oseburir, according to reports. Two
additlrinnl officers are meeting the
j escort ut Kinjrj-'ffate to insure safe con-
' duct for the alleged murderer owin;
to ,nf- '--h fo,lin? "'-'""S ln,? fripn1,i
of I:uks'II. District Attorney Xeuner
Is pushing an Invo-ti'-Tition to ascer
tain if the wimun, "Mrs. Clara Kil
lian." thought to be near Lake Louise,
is involved in the cas. P.rumfield
letters Indicate that Is the situation.
Wirt- Is Still Loyal
Mrs. R. M.. Drumfield is remaining
:-I.u t and is not keeping in touch with
the Br imfield investigation, according
to rel'able reports reaching here. She
cannot believe In her husband's eruilt.
according to her own i-tatement, until
be admits the suiit with his own lips.
Hrunif eld's friends are remaining
staunch, tvhile ltui-'ii!''!rs friends art
watching the develoinuent intently.
Considerable doubt is being expressed
concerning the dentist's probable in-
lV.ri)l. hlrtin tho Ho.
iiuest. The trial Is regarded as prom
ising considerable sensation and is ex
pected to drag out over a long period.
I much to plot his murder. That Oben-j
I1''', - '""8 defense will take this unsel-
fish trend was indicated to his friends
and that Ralph Intends to attempt
to regain Ma-inlynn's love. Ralph is
convinced of- the woman's innocence.
The authorities are planning to con
front Hurch with E. A. Rosenthal, a
I pawnbroker, who claims the butt of
.the shotgun found ton the Santa Mon-
lica beach is that of a gun be sold "to I
ja young man." He may be able to
(Identify Hurch ns the man. The po
lice believe Hurch,' after murdering
Kennedy, drove through Santa Mon
ica, throwing the tr-n into the ocean.
Tl:e stock was found win n it washed
PORTLAND, Aug. 16. If. P.I
The tong warfare is unsettled. Pis
tr.et attorney Evans has been inform
ed y tin SiM'V Sings that they Intend
to f.ght to the finish to revenge them
uolveti iii, n Ihn linn Sinus for thrro
sb. linns. De.soite the fact the ttma
,. h .-.n l.... n iniif.1. more ui-t-
c.iiccu-d to arrive hero.
WtLL MMUWIM WtblhKr. ip
FILM STAR HOPES TO .!f
iTTcnn loot nniiiin nrj.I
Tom Mix, the hero of a thous
and screen adventures and one
of the most spectacular of film
land's Western stars, will If pos
sible awept the Pendleton
Jtound-l'p association's Invita
tion to attend the twelfth annual
show here September 22, 23 and
24. So says a letter from Mix
received today by H. W. Collins,
president of the association.
! Mix, after thanking Mr. Col
I 11ns for the Invitation, savs that
because of production of films,
It la hard for him to male nlans
for the future, but should he be
"between pictures" he will come
to Pendleton for the three days.
If Mix appears here, he is to he
provided with a horse and a
f complete outfit, as promised in
his Invitation to the show.
' jtographing of railroad lines, harbors.
highways and unexplored timber and
WASHINGTON. Aug. 16. (IT. P.' railroad lines. One of the features
Chairman Fordney of the house jconnell expects to photograph will be
ways and means committee, reporting : the crater of Mount Popocatepetl, long
the new revenue bill to the house, de-
clared federal taxes will be reduced j
$384,000,000 frtr 1822 and
T 90,000,- I
0011 in 1923.
Dr. F. C. Ayer Has Been Chosen j
Successor to Mr. Ackerman;
a3 President Normal School, i
SALEM, Dr., Aug. 16. Dr.. Fred C.
Ayer, from the year 1912 to 1916, pro
fessor of education in the I'niversity
of Oregon, last night was elected pres.
ldent of the Oreson State Normal
school to succeed J. H. Ackerman.
The election of Dr. Ayer fonowea a i
all-day session of the board of regents
of the institution, during which 23 ap
plications were given careful consid
eration. Although some members of the
board originally favored other appli
cants. Dr. Ayer's selection had the
unanimous support of the regents.
Dr. Ayer served as pr'neinai 1" ,v
Wancoma (la.) high school In 1901.
The following year he was in:..rut-ioi-In
the normal school at that place.
In 190' he was professor of education
in a South Dakota normal school,
while from 1905 to 1910 he served in
a similar capacity in tho Arizona
State Normal school.
Dr. Ayer I hen came to Oreson,
where he took up his duties as pro
fessor of education In the university.
H continued in this capacity until
1916, when he returned to Iowa and
accepted a position as professor of
education in the university of that
(state. In, 1918 Dr. Ayer was elected
professor of education in the Washing
ton universitv, a position which he
nas held for three years.
Dr. Ayer will receive $5000 a year
as head of the Oregon State Normal,
and h's election covers a period of
three years. He received his decrees
In the fpper Iowa university, lleorge.
town university and Chicago univer
sity. Regents attending yesterdav's ses
sion were Governor Olcott, Sam A.
Kozer, secretary of state; J. A.
Churchill, state school superintendent:
W. C. Bryant o,f Moro, E. 12. Brars of
l a Oninde, Leonard Starr of Portland,
Cornelia Marvin, s'ate librarian, and
Frank Miller of Albany
ltll.li GETS UWOUARl.K RFWT
WASHINGTON. Aug. 16. (V. V.I
Deficiency in the appropriation bill,
eatryini $4S-00,000 for the United
States shipping board and $200,000 to
defray the expenses of the disarma
ment conference, have been ordered
favorably reported to the senate by the
T CONFERENCE WILL COST
111 STATES OVER MILLION INSTEAD
WASHINGTON, Aug. 16. (C P.)
The latest developments In the dis-
armament conference include:
A prediction that the conference
will cost the I'nited States over a mil-
lion and not J200.000 as was at first
estimated. Henry Cabot Lodge of the
senate foreign relations committee.
w II lie a member of tho Amerlcau
disarmament commission: Senator
I King of Ptah, Introduced a resolution
ImithorlxinK President Harding to call
'a conference of the leading mercaa-
PRESS, UNITED PRESS MD THE L'N. E. 1
I.OS ANGELES, Aug. 11. (I. N. S.)
According to Information received
; here "Bob" Connell, son of Captain C.
!T. Connell, federal labor conciliator,
ha obtained a contract from Presi
dent Obregon of Mexico to photo
graph important points in Mexico
from the sky.
An American pilot will likely be
I used on the flights, it Is reported, but
ja Mexican army observer is expected
to be in the machine ut all times,
j The contract will Include the pho-
!Deiieved to be an extinct volcano, but j
which the young photographer says Is i
-enjoying a smoke.'
GET SCHOOL CONTRACT
Competitive Bids on New Group j
of Buildings at "Milton and
Freewater Decided Monday.
Many men interested in the building
game representing business firms of
Pendleton, Portland. The Dalles, La
Grande, Boise, Walla Walla, Spokane.
Yakima and Seattle Journeyed to MII-
ton yesterday to be present at the
opening of the bids submitted for tne
erection of the splendid up-to-date
group of school buildings for ths
Union High School District No. 3. to
be located midway between the busy
sections of Milton and Freewater on
an eight acre tract facing the Main
i street and highway.
I The bids were opened publicly by
j the school board and building com
mittee and later the lowest bidders
were announced to be the successful
The contract for the plumbing heaN
ing and ventilation was awarded to
Rushlight and Hastorf of Portland,
and the general contract including all
masonery. woodwork, painting, wiring
i: -id everything not included In the
plumbing, heating and ventilating con
t.aoi was awarded to George Schreiner
i f Walla Walla.
Tho work is to be started at once
jno worK is ,o o lanea - ':'" niture and building.. He Is of the opln
and it is exited that the , e, rter lor ion tnat one of Z
work and roofs will be complete by
the time winter weather Is here. It is
the aim to have Jie gymnasium build
ing in use by the first of the year and
the other two buildings, the industrial
arts and the administration buildings,
the. latter containing the large audi
torium, to be entirely completed by
the middle of June.
The architect of this building enter
prise, Raymond W. Hatch, was one of
the Pendleton men to drive over with
a number of friends from Portland to
witness the opening of the bids.
CALLEO TO TESTIFY
WASHINGTON, Aug. 16. (A. P.)
Tho senate interstate commerce
committee refused to call McAdoo to
give expert testimony on the admtn-
1st rat. on s rauroao. mnning mil.
tile nations to consider the means of
'stabiliT.lni; an inti-rnationnl exchange
.'n uwl ni
.x;lA-FltF.XCU Al.l.IAXCK SAFE
LONDON. Aug. 16. t. P.)
I.l-cd George declared tn questions
affecting the solidarity of the AnKlo-
French alliance has been sutisfactor-
lly settled. They feared a break, but
there will be none now.
Th Rut Oragonlan la Rwnni Of "
ton's greateat awHr and a tll
ng fore gls to tha advertiaar o-r
twlca th guaranteed paid circulating
In t'ondlrton and Umatilla oauat at
any other nettapapi-r. 1
COUNTY OFFICIAL FAPEB
OLD BABY, ; t
PURCELL. SERIOUSLY -
FIRE EARLY TODAY
Blaze Starting From Box of '
Paper Causes Destruction of
Upper Story of Apartments. ,
BRAVE MOTHER TAKES V'J.
THREE BABES TO SAFETY-
With Hair and Clothing Aflame
Mrs. Purcell Dashes Through
Blaze to Downstairs Floor.":
In saving from death her three
small children during a fire which de
stroyed the upper story of the J. It. :
Mac.Master apartment, bouse, "If '
Thompson atreet thta morning.' .Mr.
nt this . mnrnln9 " 41ra '
j Earl Purchell, pretty young- mother,
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nan utiuiy UUIIteu uu til -3 wul, BUUIU .
der, neck, head ami arms. Iter lour--teen
mouths old baby Harold, whom ''
ahe carried through the flames, suf-H,
fered serious burns on the head, neck, .
arms and legs, while her two .year old'
twins, Floyd and Lloyd, were, slight! i
burned on their heads and hecks. ...
Mrs. PurcelL who with her husband -and
children occupied the rear apart-,
ment, was washing when she noticed ,
smoke pouring In -from the hall, the :
blazo evidently having started from a "
box of papers. . -. ' ' '.' ''
Mother OooraspeoiM.. ,
"Snatching her bay In her arms, she"
called the twins - and attempted tt'
reach the stairs at the front of the -building.
The little boys, frightened ,
by the flames and smoke, three times r ,
attempted to go back but the mother
finally succeeded In fighting her way '
through the blaze, taking; the children
with her. With hair and -clothes,
aflame, Mrs. Purcell reached the j
safety of the downstairs and she and ?
the children-were taken to th Charles t
Keen home. ". . ; ." ' J J I
Others KsvaiMV " ' ' ; j
Afre. L. Tate.- who with Mr." Tate"
occupied the f ront; aartment, escaped ; :
down the stairs, while James Gilbert, :
of Seattle, who was in a rear room?:
asleep, jumped from his 'window to
the ground 15 feet helow. after Celns; '
awakened by flames coming through f.
the door. Gilbert, who la here visiting &
his brother, Aries M. Gilbert took ,
his clothes with hint and saved some -of
his brother's clothing; also, but two
suits of clothes .ver destroyed. , Tho,
'"f ot h T J""- Pn
families were destroyed but some fur
niture owned by Mr. . MacMaster ' was
saved through the action of the fir :
department which responded to the
alarm. The loss, says Chief William
K-'ngold. Is about 11500 including fur-
house was probably playing, with
matches and thre one Into the box'
of papers. ' .'' .
The building was owned by Henry
Crall, of Walla Walla and it is believ
ed it Is covered by Insurance, . Jjr.
MacMaster has but little Insurance on
the furniture. Furniture in the low
er apartments, occupied by the Stow
and Condon families, was saved but
is damaged by water.
"The fire is the second On Thompson
street this summer, a serious blase,
having occurred at th Auto Clearing
House, T2S Thompson, earlier in ths
season. The district is congested and
both fires threatened th neighboring
I Mr. and Mrs. Purcell ram her twit
weeks ago from Window. Idaho. II
is employed here as an auto mechanic.
(Continued nn IMS t.l
Reported by Major Lee Moorhouse,
Maximum 88. ' " j "
Minimum 49. -Rurometer
39.40. ' ' " 1
. 'J Tonight fair
1 ', .. r2 Wed. ruin.