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DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, TUESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 23, 1921.
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THAT IN FEIN
Sinn Fein Council Gather in
Dublin to Consider 'Highest
COUNCIL ONCE SURPRESSED
MEETS UNMOLESTED TODAY
'Highest Authority' Note Jeal
. ously Guarded; Optimism
Prevails That Peace is Near.
DUBLIN. Aug. '.'3. (I. I'.) Tho
Hlnn Fein council, composod of load
era of all local organizations through
out Ireland are gathering In Dublin
to conaidcr the "highest authority"
communication which Lord Bishop of
Dromore handed De Valcrit yesterday
and to also consider the dctr.lla con
nected with the Irish reply to the
This council, formerly suppressed
by British authorities, la meeting un
molested today. "The "highest au
thority" communication is jealously
guarded. A hope prcvullH here that
the Sinn Fein cabinet has reached
aomo dec'alon regarding n reply to the
British and optimism prevails thut
real peace la 'near.
Moot to rVuimt Reply.
DUBLIN. Aug. 23. (A. P.)
Members of the Irish republican par
liament, iii-i-t in k here to fnimo a re
ply to the British offer of a dominion
stntua for Ir''""ll 1 JuLUi'5!
idea today between the secret parlia
ment session and a meeting of l he c
ccut've committee of the S'nn Fein.
Vatican Has Not InU'i eft-reel
DUBLIN. Aug. 23.-(U. P.) The
vatlcnn hna not Interfered in the Irish
negotlatlona, according to an unof
ficial Sinn Fein Cabinet announce
ment. The massage Bishop of Dro
more gave to Do Vnlcra was not from
Home, It la unofficially declared. Do
Valora himaelf addressed the mem
bera of tho Sinn Fein national con
vention when It met today, members of
the Blnn Fein cabinet also being pres.
CHICAGO. Aug. 23. (U. 1'.) Ru
dolph Kohn, vko president of the
American Rubber Company, was ar
rested and Rave a complete confes
sion of an alleged gigantic 6. out), out)
swindling plot, according to tho po
lice. Involving Lesllo French and John
WorthlnRton, who were arrested re
cently, and other leaders of similar
nefarious schemes. The gang operat
ed by selling fake securities and notes,
carrying forged signatures of promi
nent men, one of whom Is Z. W. Davis,
Cleveland millionaire, who is said
to have been swindled out of 12,500.
000. The police arc keeping the de
tails Becret, pending the arrest of oth
ers in the scheme. Kohn wus caught
with tho "goods,"' according to the po
lice, attempting to dlsposo of $30,000
worth of notes Davis signed. Davis
wrote French, the "wolf of La Salle
atreet," that he would kill himself un
less French gave back tho money stol
en. The police got this letter and the
arrest of members of tho gang result
ed. W. C. T. U. CONVENTION
ATTACKS OPPONENTS OF
V0LSTEADISM AT MEET
SAN" FRANCISCO. Aug. 23. (U.
1.) Tlio women's Christian Temper
ance Union convention is coming to a
close with final attacks upon the op
ponents of Volslcadism and warm nt-
tacks on the attempted modifications
of the 18th amendment. Dr. Robert
Mathews, speaking ns a personal rep
resentative of prohibition Commission
er Rov Havnes. told the delegates
that lhn most venomous attacks on
tho 18th amendment are camouflag
ed as personal liberty, Americanism
humanlarlsm and patriotism.
PRESIDENT TO INVITE
FOREIGN COUNTRIES TO
WASHINGTON. Aug. 23. (I. P.)
Under a resolution by Senator Lodge
which the senate .foreign relntlons
committee reported favorably to the
senate today, President Harding Is nu
IhorJaed to Invite the foreign coun
ou. m aend renreaentatlves to the
tenth annual celebration of the Amerl
e:in association port authorities,
(Seattle, October H, this yeur.
COMPANY BUYS GARDEN
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On the left Is Molla BJurstedt Mullory leaving the courts lifter defeating
Suranne Lenglen for the tennis championship of America. Molla looks none
too happy because (Suzanne defaulted after .Molla jwoii the first set, 6-2. On
the right Is Suzanne In tears. .Molla w as beaten by Suzanne in Europe and had
hoped to win a more decisive victory here.
CLARA HAMON IS ON HER
HONEYMOON WITH MOT ON
PICTURE DIRECTOR GORMAN
LOS ANG ELKS, Aug. 23. (I.
P.) Clara Hamon, acquitted of
the murder of Jake L Mtinmn,
Is on her honeymoon with Mo
tion Picture Director John Gor
man. Gorman directed a motion
picture depleting the Hamon
case. ."She's a wonderful wom
im." Gorman declares. "Her
portrayal of the courtroom scene
and murder trial climax gave
me a full realization of her
wonderful power and depth of
character." Clara says she is
DMLt'TH, Aug. 22. (U. P.)
Frank IWcks a federal prohibition
agent, was killed In a battle w.th u
band of alleged rum runners near ln
ternutonal Falls on the Canadian bor
der. The bootlegger who killed Hicks
was Hlain nn Instant later by .George
King, a federal agent.
S15ATTLH A tiff. 2.1. (t P.) Wrth
the strikebreakers being moved Inloi
New Castle, Carbonado, Isamiah,
Black Diamond. Franklin and other
mines In the coal district, the coal
men expect fuel to ne moved out of 1
some properties today.. The work of j NKW YORK. Aug. 23. (U. P.
placing the mines tn shape to resume , reported riot on board the steam
work after five months of idleness is ,-r Alltanca, w hich resulted in a force
progressing rapidly. Meanwhile the
miners who refused a 20 per cent
wage cut are "holding out strong." ac -
Cording to the mlneworkers' officers,
SENT 10 THE PRESIDENT
WASHINGTON. Aug, SJ. (t. P.) IIOl'Si: IlKAl'Y I'Il ItliCI-SS.
The senate and house adopted the con- WASHINGTON, Acg. '.'S. (I. N.
ference report on the Capper-Tlncher S.) The house is ready to recess lo
h'll to regulate future grain dealings. I morrow. Chairman Kordncy of the
in The measure now goes to the presi-
deal, i .
WASHINGTON, Aug. 23. (I. N. S.)
-Acceptance of the formal invitation
f"r tl,e disarmament conference
been received from n'l invited pow
lhe "n""? '"-ed. nc-
!.'i'uauons are now under way to l'-
, tormine the representation of the va
rious powers to the conference.
i Ul this matter is decided, no further
selections of American representatives
will be made.
. The president, while favorably d's-
poped toward a labor representative at
the conference has not given Samuel
Gompers assurances that a labor dele
gate will be named , it was announced.
As n result of the labors of a force
of mnm.il who hv hn i.i.w fr
several days on Happv Canvon! the 1
Place is rapidly getting into condition
for the blir nii-bt show which will b,
belli ln rln. 1!.., mil. I'l, iveek i
The ground In the arena has been WASHINGTON, Aug. 2:). (A. P.)
smoo'hed oft fresh dirt having been ! The state department in a note for
added to fill the depressions, and the ! warded to Panama stated emphatical-
I scenery sets have nearly all been plac
cd in position. They will need re
touching which will be done within u i
The partition framework that re-!
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red, and the blj!
room Is oelng cleared rapiuly. the bi r
where soft drinks are
he moved to .one side of
the whole floor space will be devoted !
1010 llflTII Ifinik!!
i (,f nutrincs being placed aboard from
'the battleship Connecticut off Haiti,
! j.i said to have resulted when the Am-
erlcan sailors painted a Britisher with
iodine. He fulled to sec the humor j
and chased them with a h itehet. Fel-l
lowing the touching of the vessel at j
Haiti, the crev, filled with, rum, stint-(
td fighting again. Four members of
the crew were In irons when the ship I
arrived here. Sevnai minor Injur es
occurred. Armed guards paced tile
jways and means committee informed
STREET PROPERTY AS
LLI I Lit!
"I. W. 11
Says Organization Will Visit
Roseburg 7,000,000 Strong.
.OBJECT TO APPARENT GOOD
I TRCATMPMT flC RRIIMPIFI n
t I nun i iiiia.il i vi w 1 1 v hi i 11b.1v
Starmer Tore Letter in Two,
Said 'Let Them Come;' De
nied Dentist is Favored.
ItCiSKUUKO. Aug. 23. (A. I'.)
Pher.'ff Starmer received a letter sign
ed "I. V. W." from rortland threat
ening his death for the allesed good
treatment of Dr. Urumfiehl. Tlio
threat was penned in red ink and said
the I. v. V,. would invade Koseourg
letter In two, saying: "Let them
come." He denied that Brunif ield
has been favored.
Host-burg Dentist (in ins Strerij.1h
HOSITBTRG, Aug. 23. (U. I'.)
Brumfleld is reported to be gaining
strength for h s trial, which comes
Monday. He will be indicted Satur
day. Deputy Webb, the jailer, re
signed when Sheriff Starmer ousted
I him as Jailer. He also charged that
'starmer was lax in gathering evidence
'asainst I'rumfield. A letter signed
: "I. W. W.," written in red ink, was
sent to Starmer. threatening him with
Ipun.'shment if he did not cease pam-
perina Jirunifield. A small movement
i being started favoring the sheriff's
LIi:.STO K MAKKKT IS STKADV
iG REPLY TO
Panama Government Will Await
Further Advices From Wash
ington Before Taking Steps
PANAMA. Aug. 23. (A. P.) Th
Panaman cabinet is considering a re
ply to the latest American note in
which Panama was told that the dis
puted territory along the Costa Ricai.
frontier of Panama would be placet
mob-r Costa Rica's jurisdiction. A
I possibly replv will be delivered N ed
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! t-.i a town some distance from the bor-
U' a town some a stance m tneoo-
Uer. but it is understood me ranama
Bovemment will await further advices
fl"o' Washington before taking any
III Not Permit 1 lost ilitlcS
l- lh;it Tlio l nllea Miius wooio uoi
PORTLAND, Aug. 23.-d
Livestock and egs are stead
iter is firm.
.permit any hostilities growing out of
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rConwmiRAGAINS, POSTMASTER 0F
of the room ami ( !
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III ItSI IIILbUL lll.Kiii.KKn.
The funeral of the late Louis
Ragains. postmaster of McKay,
who met his death early Sunday
morning at the hands of Jesse
Brunn. will be held tomorrow at
11 o'clock from the Brown &
Brady chapel. Rev. George L.
Clark, pastor of the First Pies
bvierlan church, will officiate.
l'y an old twist of circum
stances. Rev. chirk knows
l-'runii. who f red the fatal shot,
and while on an out ng in the
region southeast of Pendleton,
the local minister slept with
Brunn at the Wright cabin
where Ragains was killed.
Ragains will be buried in Ol
Tile slain man is survived by
Irs widow. Mrs. rhmehe lia
t.aius. two daughters. Hazel and
laiira, asjed 23 and 2.1. respect
ive!:., a .mother. Mrs. -Ijliioibot h
Rus:i.n, tine? testers. Mis. Ida
Smith, of Montana. Mrs. Cora
Case of Pendleton and Yakima,
and Mrs. Melissa Mi Kirov of
Wal'a Walla, and two haK
brothers, James and Levi Eld
ridge, of Pilot Rock.
m nmr rri
i KILL i U rAUr r iviAiv
HE WAS FORCED TO KILL
The coroner's imiucxl Into the
killing of Louis Ragalns, which
was continued .Monday after-
noon after the testimony of Drs.
Frank Boyden and W. U. Mc-
Nary and Charles Kunyon and
George M. Shields had been tali-
en, was not concluded today w-
ing fo the failure of Jim Hoaeh
to make his appearance. Tt is
expected that the Inquest will be
FloHch is said to have been
with Ragains when the latter
left the Wright cabin in the aft-
ernoon late after he and Brunn
had trouble. Where Ragains
was during the interval that In-
tervened between the time he
left the cabin and midnight
when he returned is an element
of the. case which is still Jn
Uount, ana Roach s testimony is
expected to throw more light on
That the cause of Louis Ragains'
anger at Jesse Brunn was more deep-
iv seated than remarks the latter made
about a gate being left open was the;
i intimation given yesterday afternoon ;
-M. Shields and Charles Runyan, eye
witnesses to the shooting, gave their
ver.-ion of the tragedy.
Ragains, on his return the second
time to the Wright cabin was very the storv told by Shields and Runyon
angry and very abusive, according to!,vho declare that In an effort to pa-
the testimony of the two men, and he I
spent fully 30 minutes cursing Brunn I
before the shot from Brunn's rifle
was fired which ended in the death of
the older man. The inquest was con-1
tinned until today when Jim Roach,
TO NEEOTIATE TREATIEr
This is Construed as Answer to
Debate in Senate on Open
Session Disarmament Meet.
WASHINGTON. Aug. 23. (U. P.)
The administration believes it is Im
practicable to negotiate treaties prop- -
erly in a "mass meetin
house int'mated today in response to ted market with heavy shipments or j handled by the firm of Bentley, Mod-
question on the German treaty. This 'Rrnn iui livestock, causing prices to;ges & Schifflur. The company first
s also construed as an answer to thellemi downward. Leading traders be-jsollsht to buy the Odd Fellows pro
debate in the senate today on an open jiji-ve the effect is not grave on bust-jpprty at the corner of Alta and Gar
session for the Washington disarma- ness generally and that there is noth- j den and offered 116.000 for the vacant
PORTLAND. Aug. 23. (A. P.-
The majority of the stockholders i
th iiieirrm American Iumlcr com-
,, ., . of timbor ,
northwestern Oregon counties, and its
subsidiaries, of Portland. Astoria and
the Pacific railway and Neiialem
Boom company, have been purchased
by the Central Coal and Coke com-
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Charles S. Keith.
Central Coal and
presioem Ol me
.Coke company, recently inspected the j
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The house adopted a resolution cen
suring Senator Reed for his speech
last week referring to Representative
Volstead, the prohibition act author.
SAN JOSE. Cal.. Aug. 2:1.1 (C. P.I
Reverend John Spencer, the min
ister accused of miirderln-; his wife,
still adheres to the story that she w is
drowned while boating. The district
attorney's office still refuses to divulge
the results of the autopsy performed
after the wife's body was exhumed.
Authorises now charge that Spencer
was too familiar with Mrs l-'.. D. Bar
bur, causing bis wife considerable suf
fering and that Spencer fin.illy lost
patience and killed his wife.
si-iN ti-: passi-x ii:ricii:t"Y ru.i.
WASHINGTON. Aug. 23. tU. P.)
The senate passed the deficiency bill
carrying J4S. 300,000 for the shipping
board and $200,000 for the disarma
ment conference expense. Eight demo-
crats and two republicans, voted
SITE FOR BUILDING HERE
a rtr M jT 1 H. T
Cubbage Hill cattleman, who was at
the cabin early in tho afternoon and
who left with Ragains after his first
visit, failed to arrive in time to testi
fy. I Uajuin-i C.UIi'd I'ro-German
I (in his return to the cabin some time
after midnight Sunday . morning Re
gains wanted to fight and challenged
lirunn to retire to the yard outside
where the two might "shoot it out."
This Brunn Is said to have refused to
do, and according to the two friends
of Brunn who were present In the
cabin, he told Ragains to go feed his
horse some grain and get to bed and
"he would feel better In the morning."
"I went home and my mother
i pro-German." Ragains is said to have
complained bitterly as he stood in thel
Wright cabin on the early morning of I
I Ilriiun "Took Hark" Iteniarks
That Brunn "took back" things be
jhad said about Ragains was told in
! detail by Shields.
I "Jess told Ijuis that he was not a
pro-German, that he had a nice wife
and that he was a good fellow."
The extent of the things which
Rrunn is supposed to have said about
divulged in the examination of the
the witnesses vesterdav, but that it j
may j,ave possibly been about Mrs.
Kajrains or the children Is hinted In
cjfv Ragains supposed
night of the tragedy. Brunn said,
-you have a nice wife and family
an(j ou ar0 an right."
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"WITH HEAVY SHIPMENT
Traders Believe Shipments Will
be Gradually JJlSCOntinuea,
CHICAGO, Aug. 23. (U. P.) Dc -
spite the warning from commission
dealers that the market was demoral
jzed. farmers flooded the already glut -
; ing in market situation to cause alarm. I corner. However, the Odd Fellows
iThey believe the fag end of the sea-, would not sell and the adjoining loca
'son Is at hand and that due to the in-jtion was purchased Instead. '
iferior quality of the stock being re
jcelved shipments will be graduallv
'discontinued and normal conditions
j prevail again.
COPKNHAGEN. Aug. 23 (I. N. s.)
Six were killed in political and in-
dustrial disorders in tho district of
(formerly west Priusia. but
mum" n:irt nf I'olaml.
).iniL" :n v r-os. nit ti isiiirijiiiires arc 1
increasing and- ratiwaymcn are atrik-!,n(t
MRS. AGEE ASSISTS IN
PORTLAND, Aug. 23. (U. P.)
Mrs. Anne Louise Agee. acquitted Au
gust first of the murder of her hus
band Harry A gee on June u Is before
lhe grand jury aiding in clearing up
the mystery surrounding her hus
band's death. Her appearance means
nothing, according to the district at-j
torncy's office, other than carrying out
her offer of aid in apprehending the'
real murderer. Mrs. Asee's father. D.
J. Swing, appeared, also J. H. Kleck-j
er, Mrs. Agec's former music teacher.
LOS ANGELKS. Aug. '-!. (I. N. S.
Alter eiuillensmj his former wife
wuh "How dare ou marry' anone
els you are mine even though we
a iv divorced." Mike Mondo. 30 years
of ,is;e. shot and killed Jul a Romog
no'o. 29 years old. who marr.ed Nat
' from her home after
bullets into the body.
Tract 1C0 by 200 Feet Near
Business Center Obtained,
Deed Filing is , Withheld.
CLASS A BUILDING IS
PLANNED AS PHONE HOME
Company Had Vainly Tried
to Purchase Corner Upon
Alta Owned by Odd -Fellows.
The Pacific Telephone &
Telegraph Company has pur-.
chased the Tull and Living-
stone property on Garden street ?
i extendincr thrnutrh to Willow.
I ag a gftg fQr a telephone COm- '
pany building to be erected
here at some time in the future. ,
The property on Garden street
cnmnnwi tho nlrl Kixritylpr
. A ,,., . . p .
?011le "?W OCCUpied by Mrs. E. ;
iwcuinnis. it nas a irontage 01
100 feet on Garden and runs '
west 200 feet to Willow, cover-- -ing
the residence occupied by4
K. E. Baum. Reports are to the
effect the company will erect a
class A building on the proper
ty, which may involve an in
vestment, of $100,000. How
ever building- workwU be .
started for a year, it is said.
Wanted Corner Location.
I No official announcement of the'
I telephone company's plana has yet
been made. J. A. Murray, local man- 1
af.er. says lie first heard of the trail-
i action last evening and was instruct-
Ltl by phone not to file the deeds for
the property at this time as the corn-
pany aesireu to avoid ruoiicuy ior i.m
j However, reports of the sale hav
been current for some time past aTj
authentic news of the companv'3 pvr- .
chose is available. The sale of tho
.property is understood to have bean
With the acquisition of tho Garden-
Willow street property the telephone
company will be in position to erect
a very centrally located building for
its Pendleton plant. It is believed
,thc entire tract will not be used by
ithe building and that there will be a
j drive way around the structure. Such
an arrangement will permit of excel
lent lighting facitles. The building
will' be devoted entirely to the totrt-
onnv'tt own husinesj..
Means New Building.
Because the telephone companv's
tranf.aL.tlon involves an important new
bUJ1 , the bu.slneM d8trct of
. .. h . . . ..-ded as the
i,',,nrtnt rcaJtv deal In several
i Whot. tlin Ainii!inv will M art IlIJIIll-
0cration8 iti problematical but tt .
( is felt such a heavy property Invest- '
ment would not have been made ti'I('
not the company planned to make uso
of the site. The company's lease on
its present headquarters on West
Court street expires next summer.
ItiltThAM) WHKAT MAItKliT. ,
PORTLAND. Aug. 33. (A. P.)
Wheat is $1.05 to ItjlO.
Reported by Major Lcc Muorhoucie,
Minimum, 50. '
Paromeler. 29. 33.
I THE WEATHER