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COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
COUNTY OFriCIAL PAPE2
" VOL. 33
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 25, 1921.
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W; L THOMPSON l(
Canadian Importer Sunk 650
Miles Southwest of Columbia
River at 2:30 This Morning.
STEAMER CORDOVA STOOD
BESIDE SINKING VESSEL
Portland Bound Vessel Aban
doned Sinking Steamer When
Members Crew Were Saved.
PORTLAND, Aug. 25.-0 P.)
The steamship Cunadlnn Importer
was reported to have mink 650 miles
southwest of the Columbia river nt 2
o'clock thU, morning. The steamer j
Cordova, from San Francisco to Port-;
lund was studding by. It Is reported
that small boat pulled uwny from
the sinking: steamer, hut most of the
members of tho crew were . taken
aboard tho Cordova. Onu boat Is re
ported missing. The Cordova aban
doned the sinking; steamer when the
members of the crew were saved. The
Cordova scoured the sea for additi
onal survivors and Is proceeding on
riisU-r Klilp' to KvMrtcr.
PORTLAND, Aug. 1!3. f.. P.)
The Canadian Importer reported suns
off the California coast. Ih u sister snip
of the Canadian Exporter winch w;ls
wrecked an the sands off Wlllnpa
Tinrboi a itllrll'W end whlcn -n
total lota. The vessel wa launched
ut Vancouver, II. C. In 191D. and put
to sea from I'ntfot Sound August 15,
with 3,500,000 feet of lumber. Marine
circles believe the shifting of the car.
So caused a leak, which when .ne
first radiogram was received at North
head station, Indicated a depth of 17
feet in the hold.
IJfe, lioat 8CU Missing.
According to Captain liissett, the
vessel had been in a bad condition for
several days and was able to receive
n wireless but not to send one. It
Was Just able to get out a message
which summoned the steamer Cordo
va to it uld. A boat with 20 men is
still missing at the lost reports. The
Cordova was too far off shore for a
pond wireless communication. The
crew H understood to total 44 and
titer,' mwu no passenger.
Appeal Tor Jlclp In Search
KEATTLK. Aug. 25. (A. P.) A
broadcast appeal has been sent to
ships over the North Pacific to watch ,
for the missing boatload of Canadian
Importer survivors. The Cordova was
unable to locnte the boatload accord
ing to a message received this morn
ing. The Cordova was from Honolulu
to Astoria and Portland and picked up
the distress call when nen- the Cana
dian Importer last night. The message
was "We are sinking last. Hurry. We
have 17 feet of water In the engine
20 MrmlNM-H of Ocw Missing
PORTLAND, Aug. 25. ( I". P.)
Meager reports from the steamer Cor
dova, steaming toward the Columbia
river with the survivors of the mem
lers of the crew of the Canadlnn Im
porter, reported sunk 400 miles oft
Eureka, Cal Indicate 20 members of
the crew missing. A lifeboat wjth ap
proximately that many pulled nwsy
into the darkness as the Cordova went
to the Ulfutcd steamers aid and may
probably attempt to row to the main
land. The Cordova Is scheduled to ur
rlve here August 2S.
DALLAS. Tex., Aug. 25. (L N. R )
Kntering the Marine Field club
house unexpectedly, Mrs. Jess Hnsscll,
wife of the .president of the Dullas
basota.ll club, emptied the contents
i f a bottle of acid upon an unidenti
fied woman and Hnsscll, whom sho
found together at the clubhouse. The
woman was severely burned. Mussel's
Injuries are'not Rerlous. Mrs. Hnsscll
was charged with mainlng and curry
ing a dcudly weapon.
BOMBAY, Aug. 25. (P. P.
Over 1000 white Inhabitants or the
Malabar district were slain during the
rioting. The mnddened Mopluhs, com
mitting excesses, killing nnd burning,
lire proceeding toward Calcutta, while
trhops are rushed tu meet und disperse
ihe fanatics, .
AN DULY HOUR
Terms of Treaty Substantially
Same as Knox-Porter Peace
Resolution it is Declared.
BERLIN, Aug. 25. (U. P.)
The German-American peace
treaty was signed at 5 o clock
this afternoon, according toj
Berlin time. The treaty is sub-
stantially the same as the I
Knox-Porter peace resolution,!
' it is said here
Ratified by Two Governments.
BERLIN, Aug. 25. (U. P.)
The German-American trea
ty has been signed. When rat
ified by the two governments
involved it will end the state of
war existing between the Unit
ed States and Germany, since
April 6th, 1917. Loring Dresel, j
the American commisisoner,
signed for the United States, j
and German representatives 1
signed for Germany. !
Given by Two
Testimony expected to be dlVultfed
at the coroner's Inquest Into the cause
of the death of Louis rutins tomor-
row miirninc u-tll Mhnu' Ihnt 'iff or I'll- I
row morninif will show that
Sains left the Wriisht cabin in the aft
lernoon he wont to the Cunha cabin,
about elKht miles distant, and returned
to the WriKht place later In the even
In. Information to this effect !s un
derstood to have been collected by the
authorities following a further Investi
Kalion of the actions of Hairnins dur
ing the Interval when he was not in
the cabin where his death is supposed
to have occurred.
I'ata on the actions of the man who
was shot during the Interval that In
tervened between his two visits to the
cabin has been desired since the. trag
edy and the clearing up of this point
yeclerday provides more material foi
which the prosecution has searched.
Further evidence to show thiit Ua
gnlns was not standing by the window
when he was shot, and that the man
who fired the shot stock at the foot cf
the ,,(, 1f cinlmed us a rpsim of ,h,
finding of the hullet hole in the wall of
the cabin by District Attorney C. '..
Randall. The course of the bullet ah
Indicated by the hole it made in the
wall Is likely to disprove the stories ot
Charles Itunyon und deorgc M. Silrehb
according to the belief expressed a1
the district attorney's office.
The "letter of mystery" will noi
prove a vital factor in the case, ac
cording to R, I. Keator.
"This business of posting letters or
gates Is a common thing in the moun
tains or In the forests, and I attach no
significance to the fact that such n
missive has been found.'"
NORFOI-K, Va Aug. 25. (P. P.)
Two hundred fifty thousand dollars
worth of Scotch whiskey was landed
somewhere along the shores of Chesa
pcakc Hay by five bootlegging schoon
ers from Nassau nnd Panamas, it is
believed today. The bootleg fleet ran
by the revenue blockade, dodged th
pursuing craft, fled up the hay and Is
believed to have landed the contra band
cargo and fled again to the open sea.
EXECUTIVE BOARD TO
MEET IN PENDLETON
As president ot the Oregon Ir-
rigation congress, James M.
Kyle of Stanfleld has called a
meeting cf the executive com-
mlltee of the congress to meet
in Pendleton during the Round-
Up. The board is composed of
eight members and they will hold
their sessions at tho Hotel Pen-
llecause of the scope of Im-
portant work covered by the Ir-
rigation congress the coming
meeting ot the executive com-
inlttec Is being awaited with in-
teres! and it is coiis'dcred com-
plimenlary to Pendleton that
the session is to be held here.
Tho committeemen will be hero
Hcptember 22, 23 and 24.
AMERICAN PEACE TREATY SIGN ED
HERO C OPERATOR
BRAVELY TO END
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Ship's Back Broken; We Art
Afire, Falling We' Wac
Last Message Sent by ZR-2
CITY OF HULL IS IN DEEP
MOURNING FOR LOST MEN
Tide so Strong and Sands Shift
ing so Rapidly Almost Impos
sible to Recover Bodies.
HULL, Eng., Auf. 23. (U.
P.) "The ship's back is brok-
fj 11 . t V- f lulling, m t
! " was the last message Lieu
: tenant Wicks, aircrari wireless
'' operator on the ZR-2 sent the
airdrome here. Wicks stuck
' gallantly to his post until the
last, according to the broken
message. Wicks was among
tnose k)f.t . Lieutenant Wamm,
commanding the huge craft,
was the only British officer
saved. He said most .. of the
men were inside the envelope
amidships when the explosion
occurred, and probably perish-
. . ... . . . r- .. .
Vl III itic as LllK ujp ifil I
flames and then were caught in
the submerged wreckage.
Divers Inspect Wreckage.
HULL, Aug. 25. (I. N. S.)
Divers who inspected thf
submerged wreckage of the
dirigible ZR-2 during the morn
ing reported the tide so strong j
and the sands shifting so rap-
idly over the body of the losi j
airship that it was unlikely a
more Domes win ever De recov-1
ered. Thirty-eight are still I
The death list is officially
placed at 43.
The city of Hull is in deep
mourning. All flags are at half
mast. It is likely a great public
funeral will be held in Lon
don for the lost British and Am
arican air sailors.
Only Ore American Saved
WASHINGTON, Aug. .25.
(U. P.) The navy department
received official word that of
the 17 Americans on the ill-fat
ed ZR-2, only one, Normar.
of the craft, which served as r.
parachute. Walker came
ashore smoking a cigarette.
The British a'.r ministry has ex
changed condolences with thr
United States navy air depart
ment, regretting the loss of the
Explosion Occurred After .
HULL, Aug. 25. (A. P.)
The cause of the ZR-2 disaster,
in which all of the crew except
five, including one American.
Norman Walker, the rigger,
perished yesterday, was re
ported to be clue to the break -
ing of the longitudinal girder
amidships, made of aluminum
alloy, cutting the airship in
halves. An explosion occurred
immediately after the break
ing. Divers began today to ex
plore the fire-twisted wreck.
I . S. Destroyers sent.
HCI.Ii, Aug. 25. (I. P.i Plveis,
are searching the tangieu, twisted
wreckage of the world's once grente:
airship In a renewed effort as the t ill'
reached its lowest ebb. They rein 1 1-
.i ii,.. ..i. i o., ihb lint mi.
lhriSTZSlNN FEIN SOLDIERS
escaped. He was near the tail j
able to reach some of them, due iOj'cloi'k unlay.
the swift current. A great i'unei .1 1 .
will probably be held todayMn honor 1. envoy Op-mng; or Ncui.t.ntlons
of the gallant men who perished in! l R1.1N. Aug. 25.-(A. '-""'
The I'nited States Is sending i'n
ftroyers to bring the recovered bod',
buck to the I'nited States and the hi
v.il board is preparing to conduct on!
Inquest. Invest'gation into lh. close
if li.e disaster will be left to liie Krit-
tCuuliuuud on page t.)
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The above licturcs of the ZR-2 were taken in Knxlund durinjr practice flights. The government was,to pay
JJ.IKHi.iiim for the airship and the hangar at Lakehurst, New Jersey cost ? :i.0(in,ii"0. Another million was ached -cled
fpr espense cf crew and for fill ills' the hutre tanks with lu'liuni gas. . .
The Zli-2 (H-:iS was built at the Royal Airship Works, ("ardinton. Pedford. Kng. The ZR-2 was the lar
gest airship th;it lias ever been built. It is about iWHi.OfM cubic fct t lai ser in capacity than the German Zeppe
lin L-71. which t in- Ociinans built to bomb New York City. Her total length was 700 feet, her greatest dia
meter S5 feet and her total height from the bottom of her suppended cars to the top of her hull was 92 feet.
Her cubic capacity was approximately 2.72n.tii'0 cubic feet, which gave her about 84 tons gross lift and a dis
posable lift of approxitnali ly 45 tons, which consists of gasoline, o 1, crew, cargo or armament. ''
ORDERED TO BE READY
FOR ACTIVE SERVICE
No Such Necessity May Arise,!
Said Order, But it is Duty of j
Defenders Not to Relax.:
IS'Hl.lX, .Mm. 25 (1
general order cullin.-r a!l
X. P.) A
isoidtn - s t hoi.i
j ncss for active :
vice in t ho field at
any moment has been read to all
ranks und units of the irish republi
"No such necessity may arise," said
the order, "but it is the duty of the
defenders of the Irish republic not to
relax Their igi!ance and to leave
nothiniy to chance."
Cabinet's ltc;:l.v Delivered,
LONDON". A eg. 2;..- I A. P.)--Th
Irish cabinet's reply was delivered 1
ddence at one j
irisn repunilCitll ca'unei s ieii in i ce
letter of l.liAd liPolge of Vug 1st IS In
which the premier
right to seeessh n and Je lined to re
fer the Irish dispute to foreign arbi
tration, lenves an "unnii: taknble open-.
ing" for the contiitpath n of the peace
negotiations, according io a icl'ut
ZR-2 WHICH BLEW
YESTERDAY. DURING PRELIMINARY TRY OUT
till d J &rl
42 5 i
AFTER THIRTY TWO
YEARS HAYS' PEP
PRYS OPEN WINDOWS
SYRACI'SF.. X. Y.. Aug. 25.
(1. X. S.) Thirty-two years ago
the local pest office building was
made ready for occupancy. Dur
ing that period post off.ee ad
ministrations, republican arid
democratic have come and gone.
S'nee that distant time the
clilsid'1 windows of tb lecal
post office have never been op
ened. , In warm weather and
cold they have remained closed.
The W 11 Hays' system of effi
c emy and welfare, too, hit Sy
racuse recently, it was during
the extreme hot wave.
Tiie windows were ordered to
be opened after 32 years.
Ivi.-!t lill.l, IS D1.I.AVFD
WASHINGTON", Aug- 25. ll'. P.l
secrelarx- Melioii annoum'ed no reg
tii Ions a'low'ng the sale of medicinal
i-eer w ould be issued until congress i
tubes a d, linite action on the anli
bill. Mellon's statement virtually ends
ih- hope thit prescription beer as a
medi.-lne will ever !m allowed. The
parage of the beer bill through chip
i. ss within the next two months Is
de 'ai ed certain. Mellon statement
be n : t iken to mean he intends to hold
up th.; teg ilalions until that time.
a.vvl -It, x- J. v .
Workers Are Armed With Rifles
and Machine Guns; State
Cannot Cope With Situation.
HI-NTINiilTOV. Y.Va.. Aug. 25.
d P.) An unconfirmed report from
.Logan. . a., sa'd the armed miners., urgent appeal for troops to restore cir
jwho had been camped at Marmet forjder and prevent lawlessness ih i-the
jseveral days, are entering Iogan I Mingo coal fields of West Virginia.''',
county heavily. armed. prepar-j 1 u'
e l to renew me iiuinstr.ai war hi, h ' lrowst Ag;aliit Martlut !..
'months ago tore the M ago countvl HACIXK, W. Va.. Aug. 25. (A. P.)
Ask Aid from War Department.
Covernor Morgan, of West Virgin
ia, appealed to the war department
for looo federal soldiers to protect the i
niin'ng fields and workers against the
armed band of miners estimated at
50oo marching into Mingo and Logan !
county industrial sections. I
Til-.' miners are armed with rifles.)
revoliers and machine vtuns. Stores
are reported robbed, officers are dis-
armed, telephone lines tire torn down-
and trams hae bee
to carr the miners' supplies.
goM-inor mvs the stn'e cannot
alone witli the situation.
CXTTI.i: M VIIKKT IS M KADY
PORTLAND. Aug. 25. (A. P.) j!
iitle are steady. Hogs ar r,Q CHitts ,
I lower, prime light 1 1" to $10. 7S. sheep
are steady. Fugs are weak and un-
settled. Putter is firm.
BANKER TO AID
III LOAN PLANS
Wire Received - Here - Tells
of Position ,; Prof erred
Following Bills Passage.
TWO BILLIONS WILL BE
AVAILABLE FOR PROGRAM
Half Billion Now on . Hand;
Commission Has Authority
to Get More by Bond Sale.
W. I Thompson, vice-president of
the First National Bank of Portland ,
and president of the American Xa- i
tional Rank of Pendleton, has .been '
requested by the war finance commis
sion to occupy An advlsisory position
on the war finance board, a maesaKe
received by J. n. McGooIr, Vice-president
of the bank, today states, ,' ' '
Thompson has been particularly In
terested in the HTOkjiboT aouTitt
getting financial 'aia for'fhe Uvastpclc '
interests of the West, an4 be has beeni
in Chicago and i the Knit for several
weeks working in f b-jlnkVeJts Bf this
measure. He-was the ' only banker
west of Chicago taking part tr the,
conferences of the committee, s i f '.
i The proffer of the position -u the s
j board is taken here to., mean thatthe
jdetnlls of applying th loan will b"
I left to the former Pendleton' m4n.
J Tlie war finance board lias on bands a
I half billion-dollar fund now,' and au
j thority-has been granted it ' td soil
j bonds for another billion and; ene-half
! which will be hsed to assist rn'ex'port-
Inif Rgricultuiu! and. livestock pro
The telegram received here this
morning is as follows: ' ' ",
"The agriculture, Ux-estock relief;
bill was passed by congress 'ed nes
day. I have been requested 'D)f Hhe;
war finance comrqisslon to accept hd-j
vlfory position on the; war '.finance-.,
board to assist In putting the provi.,'
slons of this bill into effect. The war
finance commission has about half a
billion dollars on hand and authority
to sell bonds totaling one and one-half
WHITE TOWN, III., Aug. 25. (I. -P.)
Stephen White, Mexican war "
veteran and reputed to be. the oldest'
native born citizen of Montgomery
county. 111., soon will celebrate his"
j 101th birthday. White was born In
I ISIS, the same year Illinois wait adt
jmitted to the I'nion.' .' ..''-, V
i He is one of the few- surviving Mex
! can war veterans in the state. He
'participated in the battles of Vera ,
'Crujs and Cerro ("fordo, sustaining e
ivere wounds in the latter battle. White
has been on the matrimonial seas
'twice. His second wife, six children.
' forty grandchildren and six greut
j grandchildren are living.
WASHINGTON'. Aug. 25. (A. P.)
The war department has received in,
A crowd of over SoOU reached here
today from Marmet where they have
been In camp. They declared they
came to protest against martial law
In M ngo county.
Reported by .Major Lee MoorhouM,
Tonight and Friday fair.