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VOL. 33
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 26, 1921.
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BRUNN EXONERATED BY CORONORS JURY
0m KILLING RAGAINS; SELF DEFENSE
BRITISH PEACE
OFFER IS (HEN
nilALREIECIl
De Valera Couches His Refusal
in Terms Leaving Loophole
for Further Negotiations.
BRITISH CABINET MEETS
TO CONSIDER IRISH REPLY
Republican Leader is Re-Elected
President; Has Unquali
fied Support of Followers.
LONDON, Aug. 26. (U. P.) le
Valera, acting for the Irish republi
cans, forniully rejected the .liiltlsh
peace proposals, it became known
here today, Hut he couched his re
ftMul In terms leaving a loophole for
further negotiations. The Iiiitifch cab
Inet l meeting, considering the Jull
Kireann's rply. llrltnln'a first ans
wer wlU probably take the form of
Netting a' time limit In which the Sinn
Keln might accept tho British govern
ment's proposals, Ih the general be
lief here.
Ic Valera rte-cleeted lender.
Dublin dispatches Mate that lc Va
lera lion lwea.-i-lictd president of
Irulund and has the unqualified I'liM
Kireann and 8eln Hull support. He
read tho Irish reply to Great Hritaln
to tho Dail Kireann, emphasizing the
Importance of the Sinn Keln alms. He
said that as the present fighters pass
on, others will come to take their
places, until the lust Irishman Is gone
und the Ilrltlsh Empire Is no more.
ttovenimeiit Is orrlel.
The English press agreed that the
government Is worried over the Irish
peuce reply but muy take advantage
of the "loophole." Do Valcra's reply
to Lloyd Oeorge said, "1 laid the
Ilrltlsh proposals before the Iail
Hireunn. The parliament unanimous
ly rejected them.. Tile Dull Kireann is
now ready to appoint representatives
to negotiate on broad guiding prin
ciple of 'government by consent of the
governed." Wo refuse to accept con
ditions involving the surrender of the
wholo national -position.
'allm't JU'iitbers llrrhvtrd
DrnUX. Aug. 86 (A. P.) "De
Valera's reply to Lloyd-George sums
Up Southern Ireland's position and
must remain unchanged," De Valera
declared addressing the Dail Kireann
after reading the reply. The Dail Kir
eann re-elected De Valera and the
cabinet members. It sanctioned loaiw
of 500.000 pounds In Ireland and $20,
000,000 In America.
Irish Do Not Sock War
LONDON. Aug. 26. (A. P.) "We
have not sought -war or do we seek
war, but if war be made upon us we
must defend ourselves and we shall do
so," Kamnnn De Valera's letter to
Premier Llnyd-Oorge. Tho letter
snld the Pritlsh governments . peace
proposals were luid before the Dail
Kireann, which rejected them unani
mously but Is willing to negotiate on
the principle of government by con
sent of the governed. The letter pro
poses Great .Britain and Ireland ap
point representatives with plenary
tinware to' negotiate details on this
principle.
DoiiffrroilH to Delay Negotiation.
LONDON', Aug. 26. (A. P.) Pre
mlcr Lloyd Oeorge replying to De Va
lera warned him that owing to "ac.
tlon being taken In certain quarters It
Is dangerous to prolong negotiations."
He declined to prolong the exchange
of notes but would be happy .to meci
le Valera and his colleagues again
Following: Is the program for the
hand concert which will be given this
evening nt 7:45 at Pioneer Park:
March, Grand Entree Vandercook
Medlev Overture. Living Pictures..
. Dalbcy
Walt. Haal1nn Moonlight
,- Kllckmann
Koleetlon. Melodies from Bohemian
. Olrl Hlfp
March, Iowa Barnhouse
Cupid's Wooing Myers
tplerniisHlnn
MnreV Renas Band Sweeley
Selection, Imogne 1 lay-anmn
Walts That Wonderful Mother of
Mine T'lor
Overture, Pky Pilot Laurens
Kox-Trot, Allah's Holiday Frlml
March, Our Olorlous ring :
, Rosonkrans
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; IRENE CASTLE DANCES AGAIN.
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nun- m ircne v;.iie.ns sue appears
Heels, a movie in which she Is starred.
screen In mote than two years.
Program Almost
Changed From Former Years
Some Stunts are Retained.
There will be more variety to the
shows of Happy Canyon tnis year
than for several years past, accord n?
to the belief of the d rectors of the
night event who held an enthusiastic 1 supply al! the, needs in home fnrnisii
meeting Wednesday night at the Cam- j 'ns, of t'm itilla county residents,
merclal Association rooms. ' - M:iry of whom have from time to time
The program has been almost com- i found It necena.iry td go to Portland
pletely changed from former years, I to supply their w.tnts.
only some of the old "Institution" , Mr. Crawford reels no introduction
Blunts being retained. A full list of
tho activities for the wild nights on
the frontier have been arranged for, j
and the enthusiasm which marked
the discussion of them last night lndl-
( Continued on page 6.1
Who will reign as the queen ot the
Pendleton Bound-Up, September 22
23 and 24?
This Is the question which con
fronts the Itound-l'p Association and
which is to be decided within the nexl
few days. From anions the attrac
tive girls of Pendleton is to be Chosei
one who will reign over the Let 'ei
Duck city during the throe days nun
who will ride lit the llound-Cp par
ades. With her will be a retinue of
six Umatilla county girls who will
ride also, yucen nnd maids, the asso
ciation plans, will wear cowgirls cos
tumes and other Pendleton women
will also be urged to appear In the
buckskin and sombreros of the West.
lrl List Is Finished
The association has completed the
prize list which totals opproximntel
SfiOOO in cash, in addition to num
erous merchandise prizes offered by
local business houses and special tro
phies put up by outside individuals.
Of the twenty-'lve events listed for
the three big days IS are competitive.
The largest prizes arc for tho steer
roping contest, the cowboys' bucking
contest and the cowboys' and cowgirls'
relay races, all for the worjrt's cham
pionship. In the steer-roplrtv. the
chnmplon will be awarded n $600 cash
prize and a $:1D0 prize saddle made by,
Hamley Co., and presented by the
Pendleton Commercial Association.
Relay l'riu.n Utrgo
III the relay races, the yurta totait
In a dance in the forthcoming ' Frent h
This is her first dance for stage or
1
I
(' The Crt'.T. for."' Furniture Company,
; incorporated, .with W. C. Craw
i I f"rd us prc-idr-nt, A. H. Cox vice-prcs-
. I h'ent nnd R. Cox as secretary-trcasur-COHipIeaely
er is the nVw nrgunization which will
conduct the buslnoss previously con
ducted. hy the Crawford Furniture Co.,
if Pendleton.
Th's firm under the management
of W. C. Crawford has been one of
Pond'eton's most progressive firms
and the object of the new organiza
tion is for the purpose of expanding
to the point where it will be able to
to Pendleton or Umatilla countv neo-
"'e. The same may 1-e said of Colonel
Cox. The last named of the new or
ganization is a brother of Colonel Cox.
recently from California with several
years experience id the furniture busi
ness n"d 's s-i'd to ho p "livrt iu'-a "
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'1000 to be divided first $500, second
300 and third, $200. The cowboys
nicking contest for the world's cham
pionship has a purw of $750, while
he winner gets a $450 cash prize and
he beautiful $500 Hamley saddle. The j
J 1 no Police Onzette belt will go to tho j
ill-round cowboy champion, while toj
'.he winner of the wild horse race
Thursday and Friday. will go a $7 5
saddle with a $100 saddle Saturday, as
well as a silver mdunted bridle nnd a
diver bit presented to each dav's win
ner by Paulino Frederick, noted film
star.
Xcw Competitive Kvent
A new competitive event this year
will be for the mm t typical cmvhoy
and cowg'rl each of whom will receive
a $5 prize after the grand mounted
march. In Saturday's Westward Ho
parade, merchandise prizes amounting
to $'J2.50 Will he elven the most typical
:nw' and cowgirl entries.
Tho list of events and prizes fol
lows: i
1. K'.dlng bucking bulls, steers and
burroH.
2. Cowboys' pony race. Purr?.
$U0 to be divided $50 each day. First
$25, second $15, third $10.
8. Suiiiiw race. Purse $150, to be
divided $50 each day.
First $23. sec -
0I1j ji -, trir()
4.
$105
i-nwirls- st!i,ui;n rne Pur e
jii.;,ui is fh hv virvt .!
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LABOR
LEADERS
MAKE EFFORT TO
IT BATTLE
Armed Force of Miners March
Toward Mingo Co. as Pro
test Against Martial Law.
CITIZENS' POSSE AWAITS
ONCOMING MINERS IN PASS
Posse is Armed With Machine
Guns Trained on Road Along
Which Miners Must Pass.
I.OGAX, W. Va., Aug. 26. (IT. P.)
Several labor leaders are under
stood to be heading toward Madison,
to confer . with the armed force of
miners marching into Mingo county
as a protest against martial law
there. The.se leaders will attempt to
turn the miners from their purpose
before they reach Logan, on the Boone
county line, where huge citizens' posse
awaits the oncoming miners in the
pass, heavily armed with machine
guns trained on the road along which
the disgruntled miners must pass.
This interview may avert the expect
ed bloody battle.
.jwMiiiwi-MHW -Reported lJrr
Sheriff Don Chuffin and leading ri-tir-ens
of tho pease say the posse will
fight If attacked by the miners force,
now reported camped close to the l.o-gan-ltoone
county line. The miners
force it is reported totals 60(10 armed
men, with provisions carried in a
motley caravan of mixed wagons and
automobiles. Practically all are
farmed. It is reported they are plun
dering as they go, robbing stores and
i homes and seeking food, clothing.
and ammunition.
Troops Held in Readiness.
WASHINGTON'. Aug. 26. (I. X.
S.) There is no immediate necessity
for the dispatch of federal troops into
West Virginia. Gt neral llandholtx.
who was sent to West Virginia to in-1
ve.stigate conditions, reported to Act-
ing Secretary of War Wainwright.
Bandhollz recommended, however, j
that troops Jie held in readiness for
movement Into West Virginia. !
President and Cab net Hold IVwuslon
MADISON, Aug. 26. (U P.) Over
7000 miners, forming an army of
marchers, attended the meeting. Ken
ney, Mnhoney and several leaders, ad
dressed the gathering. Un'on officials
told the men that a continuation of
the march would end only in disaster,
and the probable slaughter of many
of their number. President Harding,
according to word from Washington.
took up with the caiiinet tne cnu war
situation in Mingo county, n is uu- ,
derstood that tne cnoinei is tuscuss
inr with the president Just what pol
. i
'ley the government will follow should
Ian open armed outbreak result from
the present situation, which govern
ment offic'als and off'eers on the
.1
ground regard as tense. Airplanes, '
hearing armv officers are keeping
I watch over the m'ners line of march, j
prepared to give information regard
ing movements should the Kinney and j
Mahoney mass meeting fail to slop the j
union miners' apparent deleemi""t""
t,i nl u nee the county Into a second
bloody war.
INBf
NEW YORK,
Securities worth
Ancr 5(5. (A. P.)
$2:1.000, stolen from
I
AVER
McDonell nnd Company, of Sun Fran-1 for overtime worK o ran. u....e,
Cisco, hv Russell Ijifayette Griffen, a i Another conference of railroad la
l year' old messemser, have been re-ibor chiefs will be held in the "near
covered in a bank here and In a desk ! future." to determine whether 'dras
which he had rented in an office to j tic action" will be taken, the statement
start speculating In stocks. The fio- j concluded. ,
lice gave out hs confession saying h "
renli-ed about $3,000 on the rest of 1 CftRMFR VICE PREMIER
tne stolen securilies hihi ,ei:i ii
travel and entertainments.
t ,-vrw-," A r nc I- r 1
I Henry Sullivan, me American aisiance
s.Mnimer was forced to abandon hi.-
i ... ... s. . .
attempt to swim tne r.ngusn cnannei i
efier '-e'li-'o 'he viter ten hours. Hoiberger
wns in mid-channel when forced t
quit.
SUBMERGED FOREPART
OF DIRIGIBLE LOCATED
BY DREDGING PARTIES
LONG CREEK MAN SAYS
'PENDLETON IS OUR
NATURAL TRADING PLACE'
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"Pendleton is our natural
trading place and we are vciy
anxious that a good road be con-
structed from Grant to Umatilla
county," says J. W. Hardesty,
I .ring Creek merchant, who with
Bert Kenney, merchant of Dale,
and C. E. Keeney, of Long Creek
are in Pendleton today.
The visitors will return this
afternoon, taking with them
two truck loads of merchandise
bought in Pendleton. Besides
groceries, the Grant county men
are taking home furniture arid
clothing. The trip from Long
Creek, Mr. Hardesty says, took
two days of traveling over very
bad roads, the worst stretch be
ing the North Fork grade.
Panllofnn siVliMfAn Will apt tha thrill
of their lives today and tomorrow at
the "'air circus" which has been ar
ranged for by Rex Ellis and Ed Schil
ler of the Ellis-Schiller Co., in co-operation
with the Red Cross in holding
the water first-aid demonstrations
here today, tomorrow and for three
days next week.
Through the courtesy of Mr. Ellis
and Mr. Schiller, children will be al
lowed to ride on the planes for 3, the
remaining t2 for each ride being
provided by the. local men. Captain
Charles H. Parraelee and Ray Black
will be in charge of the plane which
will make flights beginning at 6 p. m.
from the field back of the high school.
The youngsters are to get passes at
the Ellis-Schiller Co., entitling them .
to cheap rides.
In addition, Douglas D. Clark, air- j
plane performer, and Aviator Taylor,
the first man to Jump from a plane I
to a moving automobile or train, will
do a number of stunts. Mr. Taylor .
will walk out on the wings of the plane
while it is in the air. It Is emphasized
that no stunts will be done while chil
dren are in the plane.
The life-saving instduction w'll
be given nt . the city natator
ius by Joseph Hedges, director.
The hours are 10:30 a. m. for girls, 2
to 3 p. m. for boys under 15, and from
3 to 3:30 p. m. for boys and men over
this age. There will be prizes given
for RWimminir Hn(, dlvln(t at an aquatic
mf(1( wh,ch hems nt 3:3n p. m.
I
LOCAL
SAYS EXECUTIVE COMIM OF RAILWAY
CHICAOO, Aug. JO. (I. N. S.)
'It is well in time of peace to prepa
for war. Therefore every member of
our. organization should preserve his
j money, his supplies of food and fuel." j
I This startling "war" announcement;
was issued in a statement from the
I executive committee of the railway de-1
Ipartment of the American federation ,
of labor.
The committee condemned the ac-1
tlon of
the United States railroad la-(
bor board in taking ua n.en im
AND FINANCE MINISTER
IS MURDERED TODAY
PEKLIN, Aus. 26. ( A. P. I -Math-1 J
ias Erzher;;er. former vice premier and
nee minister, was murdered today
Offen'nir. Paden. Twelve bullet
ds were found In the body. .
Headed Arm slice t ouimlwUm. t
Ery.berg. i- headed the Cermtin ar-;
mlslieo
commission which negotiated
i. v.u.h in xnvemner. 1713. ' a
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s1"" nl ",m W .,H ,"U i
PERI. IN. Allg. I.A. I.F r.,-
was shot down in ine ii.ni ;
Forest by two yotuns wnue wuiami, i.
lth Deicltag deputy
Tiles.
Searchers Work All Night "Hunt
ing for Additional Bodies;
Hope is Almost Abandoned.
HULL, Eng.. Aug. 26. (U. P.)
The entirely submerged fore part of
the Zlt-2 was found by dredging
parties half a mile upsteam from
where the rear part lies. A giant crane
is being sent to raise the mass of
wrecked girders and frame work.
Kearchers worked all night" hunting
through the wreckage for additional
bodies. The hope of finding more has
been virtually abandoned today.
Jiyer Apisiinted on Inquiry Court
LONDON, Aug. 26. (U. P.) Com
mander Byer, who watched the con
struction of the ZR-2 during all stages
of building has been appointed ibe
American representative on the in
quiry court investigating the cause of
the aircraft disaster, It has been. an
nounced here.
Three More Tkxiies Recovered. .
HULL. Aug. 26.---(U. P.) Three
more bodies, one an American, Alfred
Loftin, of Lake Charles, -La., has been
recovered from the ZR-I wreckage.
The other two are British sailors.
Will Share Loss Jointlyj
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26. (U. P.)
United States and Great Britain will
share jointly In the loss from the de
struction of the J2R-2, for which i.ie.
United States was to have paid 1 2,-
.000,000,. according to the navy dey
paitmenl announcement today." The'the result of i gunshot WOttnd,
Lemirtmtent pa BJ1"sl V
i&Ofl.OOO for the craft, V500JIOO being
returnable to this country, j Court In
quiry convenes tomorrow, r
F
Sewage Disposal, Auto Park
Grounds and Other Subjects
to be Given Consideration.
v ' ;
That there is a keen interest among j
Pendleton people for more public im
provements in the city is a belief held
by the City Planning commission fol
lowing reading of several letters to
the commission at the meeting last
night in the city council chambers.
One letter received contains 20 sug
gestions of steps that should be taken
to make improvements in Pendleton.
Another conclusion reached by the
commission is that the low tax rate
permitted by the city charter is re-
'fnnttnuei on nep K
FIVE LOCAL GIRLS
ENTERED IN CONTEST
FOR LABOR DAY QUEEN
Miss Gertrude Jones, Miss
P.essie Elkins. Miss Nettie Por
r'er. Miss Frieda Green nnd '
M'ss Thompson are contestants
for the honor of representing
Pendleton as queen nt the big
Labor Pay celebration to be held
at La Grande by the La Grande.
Pendleton and Raker labor
unions.
Rallots were cast for the
queens last evening at a dance at
Union hall, each ticket being
valued at ion votes. Asa result
the contest stands: Miss Jones,
5.000; Miss ElVins, 4.700; Miss
Porrier. 3,50ft; Miss Green, 2,920
nnd Miss Thompson, 1.100. More
votes will be cast at a dance next
Thursday night. In addition to
the local queen, there will be
one from Raker and one from.
La Grande.
The local unions will take
with them the Round-Up band
in cowboy resnlia. The trip ia
to be made by auto and Sandy
McLean Is now lining up the ma
chines. Thirty-two cars have
ail cany been proini.-d for the
trip.
TESTIMONY TODAY "
COlffi JURY::
IN mVKIiTOS
......... g ..:
Joe Cunha, Jr., and J. Roach
.Say Dead Man Was in Rage
While at Cunha Cabin.
'HALF DRUNK OR HALF
CRAZY' SAYS WITNESS;
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Brunn to be Liberated as
Result of Findings, Facts'
Preserved for Grand Jury ;
Jesse Brunn or Jesse Rob-'
erts as he is better known; was
exonerated, from all blame tot :
shooting Louis Ragains early
last Sunday - morning V at
Wright's cabin in the moun
tains near Starkey Prairie by
the coroner's jury in the verdict
brought in this morning at the
conclusion of the testimony in
the inquest.
The verdict finds that "Loui3
Ragains came to his death ' as
the said shot being, fired by
Jesse Roberts, or Brunn, and
we further find that the aid
shot was so fired by the said
I Jesse Roberts or Brunn in self-.
I defense."
j The verdict was signed by A.
; H. Cox, E. F. Averill, J. P. Mur
I phy, C. F. Blaom, William Han-, .
Iscdm and SK'F, Bowman., ''t.
j : Murder Theory RxptodrxL I
i After hear. rig . the test.moujr of
James Roach and Joseph Cunha Jr..
who were the only witnesses examin
ed this morning, it required only m
few minutes fo'r the Jury to draw up i:
theverdict.-. ' .i ,
Roach was who Ragains during the
day Saturday and Cunha talked with
Ragains when the latter and Roach
came down to the Cunha tabia Satyr
day evening, and the testimony offer-
led by the two men corroborated the
stories told by Charles Runyon and
George M. Shields at the earlier ses
s on of the inquest held last Monday
morning.
' "Half Drunk, or Half Craxy."
Ragains and Roach rode away
from the Wright cabin Saturday even
ing about 6:30 and arrived at the
Cunha cabin between $:30. and 9
o'clock, the testimony of Roach show
ed, and his story, was verified ' b .
Cunha as to the time of arrival.
Roach said that RagtUns jmd Brunn
had an argument before he and Ra
gains left the Wright cabin. Roach
put up his horse at Cunha's, and ar- .
rangements were made for him to i
stay all night with the Cunha boys, i
Ragains. however, said he was goin
back "to the top." meaning up- the
mountain to th Wright cabin. - . I
Cunha told of his efforts to dissuade j
Ragains from his plan of returning to. ;
the Wright cabin: Asked whether he
'thought Ragains was dmnkl Cunha '
' t .. An , V. . I ..... 1 fl.nt t, d . . hi. 1
j opinion that Ranains was "either
hair arunn or nan crazy.
"Usually a person can reason with
a man. but It was lmpnraihl to reason
with Ragains. He had hla mind made
u; to go back, and we couldn't per
suade him pot -to go, so we let him
(Continued on oage S.
THE WEATHER
Reported by Major Lee Meorhona.
weather observer.
Maximum, SO. ' '
Minimum, 43. ' ' ,
Parometer, 29. SO. ,
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TODAY'S
FORECAST
Tonight and
Saturday fair.
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