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THE ONLY SMALL DAILY IN AMERICA CARRYING REGULAR JTCRE REPORTS FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, UNITED PRESS AND TIIE t E &
I Th Esst Orironl Is Ktr Ore
gon's greatest nenimpcr and a a II
inff fores gtvs to lha dvrtler
twlca tha guaranteed pitid c'roulatloa
la Pendleton and Umatilla, county ul
soy otbar wsppr.
The net pre run of yesterday's Daily
' ;-. 3,270
?hl paper II memner or and audited ,
y tha Audit Bureau of Circulations,
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPE1
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
Brirnifield, Alleged . Murderer
of Dennis Russell Will be
-Tried in Roseburg, Oct. 5.
LEGAL SKIRMISHING CLOSES
yB0TH SIDES VICTORIOUS
Prisoner is Little ' Affected
by Decision; Doubts Whether
He Will Get Fair' Trial.
, rtoBpnirua.'scpt. t.(a. Tha
trial of i)r. Hrumfleld on lha charge of
'killing lunula Russell will,, stmt In
Douglas County,' Wednesday, October
S, Judge Bingham announced this.
morning aftar tlonylnir the defen mo
tion for a thnngo of viuue to - Line
Cuiinlv. Ho fixed the date aft.r A. N.
Orcntt, the in-umfffcld -voiinael, aflkeil
for a dvluy. DiHtrU-t Attorney .'ennor
announced the proaeeution 'a ready to'
proceed at oiR'e and -ainrptexted two
weeK yould tie A long; enough delav,
but did ftottnitiBt on un emlier duto,
He naid tha tttiao expected to brin
wltiieaaea from Cunnda.
JuriK Blimhain I" ilenylngthe tin
llon for a cbanae of vemie. xaitl:
"I iH'lieve there are many men In
IMuftlim County Who have not talked
with the UncHKvB, who did it uttend
Inqueat, nnd havmot read full details
of the cane. I hnve often visited this
cyunly. -People here'nre mucl) the
Kime as Murlwn County. They are '
Rood, iiprlaht cltlen who bel.eve hi
fnirnwa and wilt give It to others,-' f
t noBKnuna, s'ept. 7.ta p-
Th Brvmfleld defeiis wn refnned
t hance of venue. Ho will be tri;d lii
It nw-limit October 5.'
i.rr.it uirw wfini? in vt th" rffttm
iieiu Cfj0 wna uroiiKni 10 c-iow wmi
the refusal or a chnnire of ?aue. Poth
nldea wored vietorlea. . The defeoee ob
tained it new juda nnd a practical
roniinunnce oi nib umi, nmic , "a
nroaectitlon mnnaa-ed. to foil the dT
T$ tcnae'a .bnter tight tor a change of the'
.trtnla ptnee. Piumfleld la reported to
be little affected by the decWon, al
thoi'Kh he hna doubta a to whether
he will get a fair trial. The deft-nae li.
flow busying- Itself with a Jury cam
I alKn. Prumfield 'dealrea atranera
aervlne In the box and wanta frlerflla
nnd ncnunlntancea of either side" kept
eff the Jury."
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MAJORITY OF PENDLETON
EX.SERviCE MEN FAVOR
N" LOAN FEATURE OF BONUS
',, JA tig majority of Pendleton
ex-service men ar olngr to be
In favor of tha loan, feature of
(ho atat aid If tha first appll-
caUona mad out ahow .the true
trend of sentiment in the ranks
of veterans. -
. - Fifteen preliminary '- appllca
4 Hon blanka vera-filled out yea
terday afternoon and evening-by
p. U Idleman, poat commander,
' and of thia number, made
application for lonns. and four
" for cash, or at a'ratlo of three
, to one In favor of the loans.
. Wherever It seems at all advls-
able, every Influence la being-
- brought on service men to take
the loan, which Is of much
greater value. ' :
. Tho American N'nttonal Bank
will be open during; tho nfter-
noons and evenings from 4 till 8
, and from 7 till 1 during the rest
of the week, and probably long
er. Deputy County ClerK Cyril
Froebatel will assist Idleman vln
tho clerical work, .and' three
other assistants are wanted. A
minimum of 20 rnhjutes Is re
quired to fill out thfr blanks, and
about &0 men were turned away
Itpportcd by Major I.ee Ioorhousc.
faxlmum, 78. -. '
Minimum. 63. : " ,
Barometer, 29.50. ''.
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MISS HEI;rIOMPSON, QUEEN
7 h t
Miss Thomparn, who la the daughter
tilla county wheat grower, is an expert
ltond-tp and Westward Ho parades.
and in a recfcnt 'rifle shoot on the camiius, made the best scjire of any con-
tdst.lrit, men or girls, shooting ftS out of n possible 100. M1k Thompson up
pears here In the beautifully beaded' costume typical of the West. ' '
She Is the choice of the Pendleton ltr.und-t'p Assoclat on, who have chosen
Mrs. Leslie -Gibbs, Miss Thelma Thompson, Miss JCatherine Thumpson r.nd
Miss Elijic. IititmauriCo, ft" the attendants of the quii-iv in tlio parades. They
will wear cowgirl dress also. '
INVITED TO VISIT JAPAN;
. TOKIO, ; Sept. 7. (U,. P.) Th
Ja'pancae Labor Federation aiinounc.-d
It hud lnvlieu Samuel Gonlpi-rs visit
Japan, suggistitig next Al'Ml as the
time for the visit. - ,
FARMER KILLS WIFE THEN
SACRAMENTO, Sept, .-'7, . Kail
Earlv. a Fair (aks farmer, blew off
bis wife's head with a shotgun, then
tore off halt his own with thoNsumo
weapon. An eight-year-old daughter
found her parents dead In the kitch
en, clad only In theiv night clothe
Jealousy was the cause of Iho tragedy,
according to notes Early 'left. Ho
charged his wife wasMntimate with a
i man when they lived" In Montina'and
hHd'beeii corresponding-, with him
since their coming here. f
ri.!.i;;.Ti,s not aimioixtf.o
TOKIO. Sept. 7.-T--U. P.) Yester
day's cabinet meeting . faired to de
termine upon an appointment of a
deb-gitlo to the Washington disaruin
inont conference. Damn Chindu Is re
TURNS! GUN ON HIMSELF
Ljj fcortea ua refusing to act,
AILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 7,
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22, 23 AND 24
i - b
tt - -
of Thomas Thompson, pioneer V'ma-
horsewoman and will ' ride In the
She is a I'niverslty of Washington girl
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If LEAGUE ACCEPTS :
DEMANDS OF BOLIVIA
CHILE WILL WITHDRAW
j Chilean Delegate Says'. League
Assembly is Not Competent
to Revise Treaty .of 1904.
GENEVA, Sept.- 7.-4. P.) The
assembly of the league of nations to-1
day postponed discussion of Bolivia's
request that the long disputed question
, i i ,'
V : - ft
of the Provinces of Tacna and Allca.l"e froia part ot tne ma i usumer win
now under Chiles sdminlstr.it on. he
Placed on tho assembly's -program,
Augustin Edwards, head of the Chilean
delegation, on the floor declared Boliv
ia's request should he rejected without
debute, declaring Chile's position Is
uncompromising on th's question. lie
nnriipd Ihe leniln hnd nnnnwertn rw -
Vise the treaty of 1 ?(('. Seiior Am-
mayo, for Bolivia said there can lie 'no
hone of nermanent neace. in South
America until the treaty Is revised.
'- , ' I will also b made to extend back fnr-
' , ' ther- than at present. '.Telephone
Hl'SKIXG Pl-'J IS l'RI.n jbooths, writing and-rest ' rooms for
. XEW WASHIXGTOX, t.,' Sept 7. 'patrons flnd other conveniences will
(I.- X. S.lr-A husking f peg, which,' be added." In the new room. , venti
probably has leen ufed for hiVsklng luting system wij.1 b Installed. ' ,
corn a century Is a possession" prised The work of remodeling will be
by. Mrs. William J. Aschhachcr here, partly completed by Konnd-l'n time.
The peg. first used hy her grandfather, it Is thougM. but the Job will not re-
was used by her father for seventy-five
HRE SWLEEPS OVER
TOWN OF JEFFRIS
Blaze Still Rages Beyond Con
frol; Hope of Saving Totoni
and Lumber Mills Abandoned
COUNTRY IS SHROUDED. IN.
HUGE BLANKET OF SMOKE
Flames Can be Seen for Miles;
Entire Population Fight
All Night to Save Homes.
nHIXELANDEn. Wis., , Kept. 7.
(U. J'.) Fie swept the towu of Jef
irles, 12 miles from here causing
009.0HO dilmase. The blaze is still
rasing beyond control. They have
! abandoned hope of saving the town
with the lumber mills, despite fever
ish work by citizens and fire-fighting
apparatus called in from surrounding
towns. The' country is shrouded in ' I
j huso blanket of smoke ' and' the pillars
uf- flame can be seen for miles. JS" route to wasnington in connec- some mm, nan uram mm up inucn-
- Itt'fnitreH Hf; from Town. jtion with his duties as assistant to the note leave of absence in order that he
The entire population of Jeffrls, 30ill'ar finance board W. L. Thompson. I may follow the w 'shes of the war ii
men, women and children, fought all former Pendleton banker is here to-1 nance board members at Washington
Tuesday night to save their homes..) day. A line on the procedure in con-'to assist theui in various phases 'of trie
According to reports, two hotels, ajnoction with the loans to be' made ' ap)li5ition ft the livestock and agri-
j theatre several stores and many
hnmu ..r. Ti.-ort i'uf,i., ni.
i i'udy coming here, bringing what lit-1
t'c they could save: ' Thi-y hoDe to
pi:ii- the fire under control today.
: - MiwJi I uintxT IKKtroynL
RHIN'ELAXDER, Wis., Sept. 7. j available In a brief time and should
lt." !'. -Fire of incendiary origin de-'"e reflected quickly in the stabiliza
stroyed the r.-irsen dumber company I tion of the vital basio industries
yards at Jef fr s and damaged other I which they are calculated to help, ac
propcrty. Fire apparatus arrived in! cording to a statement made yester
timc to save a great iiortioit, of the! day by W. U Thompson ass stant to
village. The fire destroyed three and he war finance board and a vlce-pien-one-hlf
million feet . of hardwood idl,nt of the Flrst National Pank of
i.imiu.',rV: '..i.w .., . Portland. -following a meetina of oom-
' l.EAGI'U mxoaxizts SOVICT
OENEVA. Sept. 7 (I. X. S. Tacit
recognition f the Moscow soviet as the
jwerning power of Russia has been
accorded by the' league ..of nations.
Secretary general of the league gav
notice that three treaties and one
ternat onal agreement has heen refis-
,tered a'the league Headquarters. The
agreement mentioned has that nego
tiated between I'.uaslan soviet trade
('elevation and the American relief ad
ministration today. Tliis is the first
I'me the sovit-t has been recognized by
the l-:isue. (
I , ' -, , John Hamley is in tne mils a-cnasing
' nUniMO MAII nnnnmO'a Palr f burslara wh0 v,s"e,V th .the deer, and the extent of the loss will
AK N 1 MA I K Hnrn1home of Ir- and Mrs- J- J- Ham,e' not be known until he returns and
. UlIttMU If InlL 1UULLI.) 1419 Jackson street, when they started maiies an Inventory of his clothes. Be-
i " : v . r to carry off a pair of trousers belong- S (les tjje pair of-trousers. It is thought
i jlng to Mr. Hamley Sr., thjn ran across !t)ie burglars secured several silk
TEXAUKANA, hc,t. T. (tl. P.) a better pair belonging to1 John Ham- Shirts and some other wearing appar
Posses are hunting four bandits who ley and took them inetead, discarding ei .r
held up the mall train, knocked tejUl0 ones belonging to John's dad. I 'irme with a stove-lifter. Mr. Ham-
engineer unconscious, wounded the
porter, put the mall clerks , to flight
with, gas bombs and escaped with a
WILL BE ENLARGED TQ
TWICE PRESENT SIZE
Additional . Room is
by Lease on Back
Aiinounccinefit was madethis morn
ing by Shechan Ilros. of an Intention
to enlarge the. Cosy . billiard parlors
to Just twice Its presenVc"upa.ely. The
additional room lias been secured hy!
a lease from Creul'.ch and, Matlock-
for the backVart of the Pastime the-1
ater space. - , ... . ,',
Work on the alterations that will be
necessary to effect the change ttarted
this, mdinlng. ana, will be ruslieit to
completion as rapidly as. possible. An
arched door between the present par-
'' nnn.ine uieaier loom win ue tui
In the fall that separates the rooms.
be remodeled aud'.wui nouse anomer
The new place when it is completed
will be one of the , most modernly
equipped In the state, not excepting
'simitar concerns at I ortlann, ana it
capacity will be twice that or any io -
'oul parlors. Three snooker. ..tables.
three bliliiird tables, and eight pm-ket
billiard tables will be Installed. The
soft drink fountain will be enlarged
Ito 21 feet, and the tobacco ;eounter
ccive the flnishin touches bvfoi-e tbc
LLOYD GEORGE SENDS:
BRITAIN'S REPLY TO
SINN FEIN . MESSAGE
Irish Cabinet Unanimously
Approve : Rely Sent . to
1 r i s h ' P r e s i d e n t '.
, INVAUXESS, Scotland, Sept. 7. -(A.
P.) The British cabinet at its ses
sion today unanimously approved the) , , (,1Mt ProcreH Ma.l.
governient'a reply to the lust nottsi VERNK83. Scotland. Sept. 7. (I.
fromDe Valera, the Irish republican j NY 8.) "We have made great pro
leader. The reply was handed to thej grew,.' a.-ild Premier Lloyd George at
Sinn Kein courier who started for 'the conclusion of 'the first aesaion of
Dublin with It. Lloyd Georgre Kent n . the' cabinet to iliscuaa the' Irwh peace
courier to Moy Ifall, near here, whe-c situation and draft a reply to De Va
Kins George l staying, to acquaint lera's latest note. , ' ' . '
the Kins with the cabinet's discusaion' "We hope to make a definito re
which will be made public Thursday ply,""he said. "Sltting-a will be resum
night.. r ed during the afternoon." '
VAR FINANCE LOANS FOR
avaiiawe ny tne recent legislation isjcunurai loan leaiure oi me jicaiy
g'ven in the following from the Port-lWII.
'and Oi egonian:
Agricultural and livestock loans.
'provided for In the SfcXary act, re-j
jcently passed by congress, will be
;.mittee chairmen . in Portland, yester
day. ' ' ' ' ' ' -
The First Xatlonal bank, with which
Xfr. Thompson has been' affiliated for
BURGLARS THROW FATHER'S
IN THE DISCARD AND MAKE WAY WITH .
SON'S UP TO DATE WEARING APPAREL
Finely developed dcriminntion
was shown last night by a burglar, or
At 'least that is the Interpretation
that is put on the actions of the prow
lers by friends of the family, although
the cider Hamley won't admit that li t
pants are not Just as good as his son's
The house was entered Tucsday
evenins while the members f the fam
ily were driving. . When they returned
they found the back door unlocked,
clothes disarranged and a trail or
OPENING DINNER OF COMMERCIAL
The bodv of John Conrad We'.ts. of
w,.n W..M... brother of Mrs. Walter
..wln 0f this city, will pass through
todav. en route from Fiance :
,to portn,!, aml will later be returned
to .Walu walla for burial.
j Cor,iorill weits, as a member of
Company 6, id Machine uua nattai -
ion fith Marines, was killed in action ,
in 1918. The body will be laid to rest;
beside bis wife, who died two months j
h f QrB (-, .1)oral Weils enlisted. He Is
gllrvvel hy. his father. Conrad Wolts,
;nn(j a liulo sorii Robert John.
It is probable that some members
of the Pendleton Post ot the Amcrl-
can Legion will accompany the body to
Walla Walla from here.
' COKPtMUTIOX KIVIM AII
WASHINOTON. Sept. . (.U. P.)
The War Finance Corporation autho
Hazed an advance of. 1 1,200,000 to un
Ariona cottongrowers - asawlatlon,
$150,000 to the California cooperative
fruitgrowing association to finance thej
export sales of canned fruit. 1 he i
names of both associations are with- j
held. . '
(live Ireland Dominion Slatnn
1NVAKNEKS. Bent. 7. (I. N. R-
peace with a conference with Ireland
having the dominion atatua but ad
heres to the principle that Irelahd
shall not be allowed to separate from
the Hritlsh Empire. .This la the re
jection of Sinn Fein's demand for an
Independent republic. .
Mr. Thompson left for ? tne na-
itional capital last night to take up
these duties, whicn will require all of
his time during hl tenure, whatever
period It may cover. He will direct
the work from Washington, D. C.
Present at the meeting yesterday
morning in the "board bf directors'
room" of the First National bank were
Edward , f 'ojjki ii'huni-, preMident of
Uuld &, Tijton bank, Portland ; E. O.
Howard, president of the Walker
Prolhera bank. .Salt. Lake. Cityr R. l
:itutter, president of the Spokane .-.'
E-istern Trust company, Spokane, and
T. A. Marlow, president of .the . Mon-
c'rtntlenrt ao Tiaait -6.1
burnt malches left, all over the house
to show where Intruders had bcenJ
ley Sr. made the founds of the closets
after discovery of the burglary was
made; but he admitted today that he
breathed a sigh of relief when he
failed to find tho prowlers.- Neighbors
reported this morning that they ha
heard two men talking at. the rear of
the house during Hamleys' absence,
I ut thought nothing of the occur
rence. ) " v - -
That the opening affair of the Peli
Mlleton Commercal Association for the
lesason of 1921 will he a success In
' every way is indicated by the interest
;that has been displayed by members
Jin ths dinner and program of speech
es which will ' be enjoyed Thursday
The hour 1s 6:30, the place, the
Elks' lodge room, tne attractions good
eats and good speeches. At noon t.
day, reservations fAr' 75 hnd " been
made, and ut this rate, the list will be
filled long before the hour of tin
meeting. Members are requested to
get tne r reservations nitiue over tne
telephone thia evening if possible, ir
order that accommodations for all
who desire to attend may be provided.
I In addition to the talk by Marshall
Dana, associate editor of the Oregon
Journal, several speeches by local mv
win be made, one of the- principal
speakers being Kred Steiwer. who will
touch on subjects of local interest.
Special muse hy an orchestra has al-
'ready been arranged for, nnd plans
-arc'also be'ng nitule for Vocal ntim-
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vgks .isr: DIXHElSllI
CHICAGO, Sept. 7. (A. P.) A
plight wage decrease for the building
trade workers and new working rules
was set up In an arbitration decision
today by Judge Landls affecting 6Q,00
en, . v . . . , '
BAJIDir IS AS FAR
FROM CAPTUHE AS
VHEIl HE ESCAPED
Guards Tirelessly Search Mc-
Neil's Island Where Convict
is Believed to be Hiding.
j'WIFE OF.GARDNER SAYS
, -ROY IS GOOD SWIMMER
Officials Say; Bandit Vsfoiiid
be Able to Swim Across Pitts
Passage Which is Narrow.
McXeXs Inland Searched. ;
TAOOMA, Sept. 7. (U. P. P.ey
Gardner 4s apparently tut far frorn -capture
as when he escaped. Tbe
guards are tirelessly searching' - the
dense underbrush on McNeil Island,
where the bandit is believed to be at 111
(n hiding. The search continued all .
of last night and will resume again -
eary today following a brief rest. Pris
on officials admit It would bo possible :
for Gardnef to '.lve many days on the
island. There are many springs and
quantities of vegetables and fruit.
They do not believe the - bandit -was
W3Uhder by the guards" fire. They
are ndeavoring to get bloodhounds to .
fellow the trail and are also consid-ei-:ng
getting Camp Lewis soldiers tii
assist in the hunt. ,' ?
4'uld Swim Across. '-
Prison officials say Gardner will b
f.ble to swim Across the Pitt passage, ' ,
a narrow passage half a mile wide, at .
low tide. , No boats are missing, so
the authorities believe he either- did
this or still hidos on the Isfcind.'-Gard-ner
is said te be popular both with the
I riHiners. prison guards and officials.
I has heen a model prisoner. i
GanliMT fpcrt Kwlnmier.
'."fUiX FRA.VCTSOO; ept,' i.-kV. P.)
Dolly fiardner, wife of the darlnlt
bandit, believes her husband swam to
the mainland. She says he Is an ex- .
ptrt swimmer. She deplores the fact .
that he attempted to encape and fears
he will be hurt when caught. 8h
would rather he iiad stayed in prison,
made a good record and g:ot a parole.
She still intends, to so to Tacoma to
live with her daughter and will study
nut sing to support -herself and child, h
She vants to be near her hushan-4
Itogart is It-ov-riHg. ':
McNEIL ISIAND. Wash.,' Sept. 7 'J
A. P.) Roy Gardner, the escaped r
bandit is still at large this morning, f
Warden Maloney believes Mm to be -
still on the island. Guards are watch- .
Ing to prevent him from leaving. A
dense growth makes beating Ihe
brush impossible. Lewardus llogart,
the convict woundexl whea Gardner
escaped Is recovering. He told the
officers that Gardner sid he had ar- i
ranged with the guards to peruilt him' ,
to escape, and that the guards -would
shoot, but not to kill. .
TACOMA. Sept 7. (!. .) War
den Maloney told the, United Press he
would confine the Gardner esarch to,
the island until every foot had been
searched and prison off iclals are con
vinced that he was not onlcNetl Isl
and. He believes the sheriffs sur
rounding the mainland counties will
apprehend the fugitive. A , library '
card found in an tinfrequented spot on"
the island causes the pursuers to be t
lieve Gardner dropped It during his t
fi ght. Bloodhounds are not beinsj "
used, but troops from Camp Lewis are i.
being considered as an aid in ' the
search. ,' ... ,' ; .-
MAIL ORDERS FOR SEATS
FOR 1921 ROUND-UP ;
LARGEST IN HISTORY
Vnpreccdented in the history
of the Pendleton Round-Up are
the mail orders which are being
filled today by tha 'Kound-Uf
association for the big show
September 22, J3 and 21, says
George C. .Baer, director, who Is
in -charge of the sales.
- With the opening of the box
office toduy with Ernest Boylen
in charge, the prospects for a
reeord crowd are assured. Or
ders far exceed those of last
year and other demands are
coming In daily. Ixical people
are maintaining a Una in front
of the box office and Pendleton
orders are rapidly being filled.
To J. J. Hamley, who- since tho
first Round-Up has been first or
second in line tor tickets, goes
the honor this year, as In the
past, of having his pick of any
seat in the grandstand. Mr.
Huntley, who by the way Is an
enthusiastic booster of the show,
believes in the obi adage about
the early bird and placed a hoy
In line Sunday morning. Earl
Williams won second place In
thn long line which awaited the
opening of the wicket , this
All Pendleton grade ' school
children, the Inmates of the
,iniv hospital and of the S'uts
hospital are to ho admitted free
on the first day. Thursday. They
Thev will be given sit In tha