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Tli net press run of yaiterday'i Dally
This paper 1 a meiimer or and audited
by the Audit Bureau of Circulation.
. COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPES
The East Ores-oniae la Kaaura Ori
son' greatest newapsper and aa t aii
,at tor ok give to tin advertiser rt
twice the guaranteed paid circulation
la Pendleton and Umatilla eouatr Ml
say other newspaper. ' '
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPES
DAILY EAST OEEGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON,
SATURDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 10, 1921.
FIVE HUNDRED LimS LOST AND MILLIONS OF DOLLARS
PROPER; DAMAGES AS JSLLT OF ROOD N
IDEA THAT BANDIT
Three Expert Woodsmen Are
Sent Into Heavy Timber to
Search for Escaped Convict.
GARDNER IS KNOWN TO
HAVE MAP OF ISLAND
SOCIETY'S WEARING THEM LONG.
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Hydroplane Brought to Aid is
Useless; Impossible to Dis
tinguish Fugitive From Brush
McNKIL ISLAND. Sept. 10. (U.
r.) Warden Malum' y toduy abandon
ed the Idea that Gardner would walk
out and give himself up. He aent
three expert woodsmen Into the heavy
timber to hunt (or the bandit. Me
Murray predicts the bandit will stage
a vicious fight should the searchors
apprehend him! Gardner la known to
have a map of the Inland. He talked
with fteveral old timers prior to his
escape. A. hydroplune. brough to aid
In the fearch la practically useless.
The pilot- reported It was impossible
to distinguish the fugitive from the
undergrowth. Many believe the ban
dlt law escaped to tli mainland,
few at Midnight.
McNEIL ISLAND. Sept. JO. (A.
J.) Hov Ounlner waa een by the
Kiinnlf inM nlirht tit mldifli;bt they re
ported. He had been foraging chick
ens. ,. , . ,-
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TO BIG CONFERENCE
HISTORIC WESTON WILL CARRY
OUT AMBITIOUS PROGRAM FOR
IMPROVEMENT OF HER STREETS
Dail Eireanno Send Delegates
Despite Extremists Objec
tions to Lloyd George's Con
NOW IS THE TIME TO
ORDER THE ROUND-UP
EDITIONS SENT FRIENDS
IRISH TRUCE ENDANGERED
BY KIDNAPPING OF OFFICE
Kidnapping of Constables Fol
lowed Shooting ' of Civilian
at Bandon '--Last Night.
DUBLIN", Sept. 10. (IT. P.) The
Sinn Fefn will aend Arthur Griffith,
l'rofeaaor McNeil, Halph fiarton and
perhaps others, as members of th
delegation to Inverness to discuss the
Irish situation with members of the
British cabinet. The Dail Elreann vir
tually decided1 to - accept Lloyd
George's invitation, despite the ex
tremist objections to the condition
that Ireland must remain within the
tmpire. The Irish- truce Is further
endangered by the kidnapping of two
constaples at Bandon fast night, which
followed the shooting . of a civilian
there last night. '
DUtLIX, Sept. 10. ttT. P. The
S'nn Fein's reply to i Premier Lloyd
('.forge's latest note probably will In-1
- In order to accommodate East
Oregonlan subscribers desiring
to have Itound-Up editions mail-
ed to friends and relatives, the
carrier force will this evening
leave blanks on which natrons
may write the names of those
to whom they wish the paper
sent. The price of the Iiound-
Up editions will be 30 cents for
the set this amount also covering
mailing and postage.
As in the past manv local
people are sending papers to
friends as a souvenir of the big
show. The East Oregonlan
Kound-Up editions will be along
the same lines as In the past,
covering not only the Round-
Up but many Interesting features
that cannot be handled In the
regular editions of the paper.
Nine . Blocks to Be Paved I
This Fall; Business Good,
Many Farmers Liquidate.
ALLEGED 'WILD PARTY1
BY J. S. HARVEY.
WESTO.V, Sept. 10. - Weston has
had a reputation of being a bit quiet
anl old fashioned m a lot of ways.
and 't has been uuite true. C-ur town
is old, quite a lot older than Pendle
ton, and we have got along with old
buildings and did ways of living for a
long while; but a majority of ue have
made Up our minds that we will have
the good things of life and stay right
here to enjoy them. The city has
started a program of building by let
ting the contract for some paving
which will do us all kinds of good,
and before long I predict that a great
many of our old buildings will give
way to modern new homes and that
within the next five years, we'll be
dressed up In altogether different
J clothes from the ones ware wearing
I When Claud Barr .secretary of the,
icounty federation of commercial or- j
KaiiiMiLuiiB, mm i were riere yesxer?
day. .we heard nothing from the eight
or ten men with whom we talked that
seemed to me to express the real spirit
of this town and the people who live
here any better than the foregoing re
mark from C. D. Avery, city recorder.
Mr. .Avery isn't the sort of man from
BUSINESS PARI OF
SIX F0ET OF WATERS
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21 Bodies Have Been Recover-;
ed and Reports of Additional
Dead Pour Into Headquarters i
CITIZENS IN DEVASTATED:
QUARTERS IN NEED OF FOOD
City is Under Military Control;
Regular Soldiers Assist Po
lice to Patrol Street.
whom one would expect any "airs or
Viririnia Rannee Becomes BVa. i Pretensions.'" if the Impressions of a
terical and Dies Before Med
ical Aid Can be Summoned.
SAN AXTOX1A, Sept. 10. U.:P-.K
Thirty-six known to be de;.d, ovar
one hundred estimated dead, thou
sands are homeless and millions 'of
property damage Is the toll - In ' Saii
Antonio and South Texas aa a, night- of
storm Jtorror. . The waters have tt'
ceded almost to the normal - river
gauge . if-
8A.V ANTONIO, Tex., Sept JO.-s-V.
P.) 'Five hundred Uvea lost' and ;i
property damage of .110,000.000 ia tfc
latest estimate the chy officials mad
-. LAND OF HIS BIRTH
Charlie Chaplin Beached Lon
don Amid Greatest Ovation
! Ever . - Accorded . Hero.
LONDON' Sept. 10. (t. P.)
Charlie Chaplin' reached London amid
the greatest ovntion ever accorded a
conquering hero. Tha movie comedi
an, born In England, was wolcomed
back to the land of his birth with a
burst of wild enthusiasm from thou
sands gathered at the Olympic steamer
pier. Squads ot policemen fought
their way through the crowd with the
Chaplin party, barricading him from
his admirers. The lord mayor of Lon
don officially welcomed the slew foot
ed comedian. :' .
Over 5000 people met Charlie at the
wharf.' Four policemen, picked Hie
comedian up and carried him to r
automobile. He tipped his hat contin
ually In recognition of the cheeri
; Informed. . Pa.'l , Elreann discusses
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. leMIJinerH CUIII-IIIMC I" v wiish. m niiui nn. in ntin i'V-ii, ' . nv,,na jv, .
I... . .11 ...nlntu Inuilura u'li.i ultnti.lMH I h.i iitltili.-il mief Of tht TTntla Uiintul " "
Club, Pelinont Park, I I., one of tlie.no.-iul events of the year, were wearing!
skirts that reached their ankles. Mrs. WuTnm -K. Dick, formerly-Mrs. John'
Jacob Astor, Is on the left. With her is Mtw. Aunust I'clmont, Jr. I
stranger are worth consider'ng,. "and lot the results of last night's . flood '
he seemed to hit the nail on the head which swept the entire business an4
as to the heart of Weston. j great portions, of the -realdenc' di
Have Ambitious Program. . " Jtr.cta of the tty, leaving wreckage and
1 I From the city recorder and from jru'n 'n Ka path. Twenty-one bodies,
PAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10. (U. : Mayor Nelson K. Jones we heard of mostlv women and children, hava bean
" 2 !!SUP05 De Vi,lera'8 Interpretation of P.) Fatty Arhu'-kle teiepTioned the I some .of the constructive, things that I "'velf alrea and-lheTwi of
.st-aeteTinrhitr.vii '6aTfVrtathe''lss'ue'puilce.-rrem-'J-Anjrelea today that f wesion plans Kdo and' is already do- (additional dead continun tt, pour liiiov
. iu w.ui nn- ii urn me ciiiinic uiiuine woum come nere anu aid in me in- ling.
' latcree to a conference to decide what vestigatlon of the death of Miss Vir- . The contract or rather
reunion is possible wan ifrmn, tnegima Haupee, a beautiful motion pic- tracts with the Warren Construction the city. There were heroic rescues
' i""nu""j"iie mare, neau irom . peritonitis - Co., have already been let for paving " :"p score. People Jn the devastat-
work which will cost the city about l" 'I'larters are badly in need of food
I police headnuartera. Ikltifnt .tnrl.. nf
two con-1 family separation come from all parts
PEOPLE WILL VOTE UPON BUDGET
TO PROVIDE TOTAL OF $107,490
FOR CITY EXPENSES NEXT YEAR j
SHOW AT HAPPY CANYON
TO BE BEST EVER GIVEN
Small for Town's
, . . -
ill rl r' ,lurv''or 'department $3200; re-
- UnOer j corder -department J2700; treasurer's
I department bO0; interest 15,0()0; le-
Limit FOUnd T00-jvee,3UU0; elections $500; natatoiium
tlOOOj rents $500; sinking fund J2500;
SafCtV I bridges $1000; library J2o00; planning
. ! commission 14000.
lCstlmated revenue possible under
the )1 mill levy and with an estimated
valuation of f d.dtio.noo niyj as follows:
lines i!00(i; licenses J3000; Im
pounded utock f 50;--franchise $400;
taxes, current fGG,000; taxes delin-
, qtient tiono; Interest: ft0r street cte
Vnless Pendleton grants the- city
government a little more latiturto in
he way of producing revenue ,for otty
expenses the town next year .will be
In a worse plight than the small boy
whoso pants had become dangerously , partment 1100; cemetery 'IZuOQ; na
tlglit. This fact- became vident last 1 tatorium $ 1000; total JS0.800. In or-
evenlng at a meeting of the budget ,der to meet the budfret as approved H
committee, composed of the mayor will bo neceisary for the people to
and members of the council, in addition-to
eight other men named in ac
cordance with the state budget law.
vote a levy of 15 mills.
It was explained last evening by
Mayor Ilartman thut tho elective offi
LOB. AXGTILES, Bopt 10. (U. V.)
Mra. Madalynn Obenchain's counsel
today filed an application tor bait ror
the woman charged Jointly with Ar
thur Burch fop the murder of Belton
Kennedy. The application states Mrs.
Obenohain collapsed and is physically
unfit to remain in Jail. Five days' no
tio l required 'before ball can be
awarded. ; "
jThe'flgurcs as presented show that I'clals serve tlto city Without pay and
a higher levy than the 11 mills allow- that the duties .fulling upon tkem are
ed by the charter will be Imperative' difficult enough without the necessity
If the city's Interests are to be safe- of being 'constantly obliged to worry
guarded. Accordingly the people, will .over the lack of funds with which to
be asked to approve a Jargor levy and meet - necessary and legitimato cx-
iit was recommended by the comnilt- penses of frovernment
tee last evening that tne cnarter ue
amended so as to eliminate the - 11:
mill limit on the assumption, that the
slate six Per cent limitation law Is
,:THE WITHER !
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.Reported by Major Lee Moorhouse,
i Weather observer.
. Maximum. 8. .
, y' Ilnlmum, 85. ,
' . .Jlarometer, 23.60.
light to heavy
frost In morn-Ins.
sufficiently drastic as a check oil ex
penses without a charter . resiricuon j
also. ' ' . ' i ' ,
On Parsimonious P.asis.
, Borne line on the extroniely conser
vative character of the city adminis
tration' estlniutos fir the .coming
year may be had when it Is known
that the budget they submitted to the
commtttoo lust evening carried noth
ing for auto park expenses save $1250
for pay of a care taker. This was re
garded by the committee as Inade
quate and accordingly $3000 more
was added for betterments and up
keep. The budget also provides only
$600 for emergencies: In the fire de
partment and $1600 In the street de
partment. In the 'view or accidents,
storms or other possibilities thut may
easily arise these sums are known to
be small yet they were allowed to
stand In order to hold down tho to
tal r.stlinntetl Ncr-ds.
The total of cll expenses for next
year Is set at $107,400 under the bud
get as adopted lust evening and which
budget will he npei to criticism from
!citlens at a public meeting to bo held
I following the publishing of official
notices. Tho totals for the various
departments were set as follows;
Fire department $13.00; police de
partment $11.2fi0; street department
and lights $21.0(10, sewer department
Stflftn; park department $57.0; ceme
tery $2750 eily hall $3000; heulth de.
partment $3200; legal department $2,-
Mombers of tho budgot committee
present last evening in addition to
tho regular officials were Karl Olllan
dcrs, . E. J. Murphy,. Charles liond,
lwell Hogers and E. 11. Aldrlch.
Mayor Knit man was made chairman
of the committee and E. It. Aldrlch,
The atmosphere of the Old West.
always sought In the presentation of
the shows at Happy Canyon, wilMimt
be m'sslng 'this year when the night
following an alleged "wild party" at
the St. Krancis hotel last night. Ite
pprts from the hotel attaches indi
cate the party was one of the wildest
ever staged there. Liquor flowed
freely, llottles were found. Many
men und women were in the party.
The girl died before medical attention
! could aid her.
Arrair to le Investigated.
The police told the I'nited Press the
whole affair Is to be investigated.
Movie people attending the party mo
tored from Los Angeles. Following
the sounds of merry making, one of
the women telephoned the manaa-er
$25,000 in round numbers. Bitullthic
paving will be laid on Water street by
widening the state highway from .16
to 30 feet and adding concrete gutters
and curbing. The state highway will
1)0 done on a length of seven blocks.
Two blocks on Main street will also be
and tlothing. A ten Inch .rainfall in
addition to the heavy rise of the near
by creek flooded the business district ,
under hix feet of w-ater. The waters
are new receding. , ,' , j , , : -
Daiitaxe ltrachex Million. . ; .A' V
Property damage from the ; storm -
paved, and then, one-half block on ever southern Texas will run into mit-
Franklin street will be Improved. In.J'ions. -Water damaged the tUHinsa
addition to this, the present wooden jst'tekh and streets. Dispatches from
activ tles of the Kound-l'p are staged. auss Ka.PPee was hysterical. The
A senrch by the management ot the I manager found the girl on the bed
night show for the best ideas has re- I Partially clad. Men in the party said
Alias Kappee took
bridge over thereek on Main street
will be torn out and replaced with a
reinforced concrete structure. With
tnis addition c f tune and one-half
blocks of pavement to the afreets ot
the city, Weston expects to keep the
.tustin reported the damage estimates
for the tornado are increasing., Traf- '
fic on all railroads is blocked. Uridea.
between Corpus Christl :and Laredo,
the international line. mere, washed
away. The flood came as. a climax .to
mud off of her feet this winter very jthe moat violent storm suffered In- 1$
suited in some changes being made " "appee iook tnree drinks and , Q,lickly . possible, ac-land San Antonio. San Antonio . MnL
whicn will provide novelty lathe way ".-"- ,... .c u.ui
of seitlnL-a nml nroirnim even for .ordered the dead woman's stomach.
those visitors w ho have been seeing iexamil1c1-
LOS ANGELES. Sept. 1C (V. P.I
Four bandits held up and robbed the
postofflce station at Fifth and Loi
Angeles streets In the downtown dip
trlct of $1,001) worth of registeied mui.
and escaped through a shower of bub
lets early today. The quartette made
their getaway in a high powered auto
mobile. I'.ftMiry llltemun, a bystander
waa shot and seriously injured in 'r
running gun buttle, the bandits ar
rived a few moments before the regis
tored mull was delivered at the post-
office, covered the clerks with their
ei'os and trs 'nsf erred the mall to their
machine. The clerks opened fire a
soon as the men started to make their
getaway and a fierce battle resulted.
Happy Canyon since its inception.
There are 17 different "sets" for the
show. With the passing of the years,
some of the names of former "proprie
tors" of the places of "bua'ness" In
the frontier town naturally have
changed, and even the old Western
town has to have a little "spotting
up" here and there;
The scenici effects in the back
ground havo been rejuvenated. The
eternal mountains' are still there.
snow-capped and Imposing In solitary
grandeur, and there will be mora than
100 evergreens, on the "slbpes."
Pown below where the activities of
the town are staged there are many
new signs. Finn Mcjlraw's Iianee
Hall; Shake A Leg; General Store, A.
Noon. Prop.; lictor I. Will Klllcm
4 Dentist; the old mill, the entrance
to the stockyards., and Kate's mllinery
fore; Customers Trimed While They
Walt; Stagger Inn, O. V. Stagger,
Prop.; 1 Lung Ping Laundry; Marty!
McKay's Blacksmith Shi p, 'are some i
of the signs. - " .
Over the blacksmith shop is the city j
hall, and some Indication of the stan-t-
ing of the mayor Is reflected in the
.sight pf a bottle which stands in.hb
office window, The Overland Im
press, the Bed rg Saloon and Spend
ers Bank; Interest Charged on Depos
its are other places. Percy Drawbluds
Bnrher Shop, Successor to the Late I.
I Cut Em. ...
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u 7 . .i . .. ,1 1 Tom Mix. movie star, will because of
Club and under this. caption .. Is. the . n(w p ct(ire co;rnct be mmble to
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Murphy runs a Hock Shop and' is a
Money Ijoner. The Hotel De Bunk al
most crowds out- the modest church
Arbucklo Arrives Today.
RAN FIIANCISCO, Sept. 10. (i:.
Pi) Fatty Arbuckle is expected to
reach San Francisco with his attorney
this afternoon. He told the police
over the telephone he was never
alone with Miss Rappee at any .time.
The girl became hysterical and the
women tried to revive her Ky remov
ing her clothing and putting her in
the bathtub. This failed, then medi
cal attention was called, but it was
Arbui kle on Way to Frisco.
.SAN FHANCISCO, Sept. 10. (A.
P.) The. police, investigating the
death of Miss Virginia Bappee, a mo
tion picture actress in a sanitarium
yesterday, after attending a party in
the rooms of Boscoe "Fatty" Ar
buckle in the St. Francis hotel. Mon
day, said the women in the party de
clared Arbuckle and Miss Happe ut
into a room of the suite and the door
of the room was thereupon locked.
l-lter they heard cries and sounds of j Jones said
cording to the assurance which has der military control, Itegular sol.
I been given the city icouncil by Pat ,diers from the first infantry and 12th
lLonergan. j cavalry were ordered out anf are aa-
I .Improve Water System. . s snug ti e police to patrol the streets.
I The water system is being improved j Looting p the inundated districts. Is
some every year, and during 1921, riie; .v.-coiding to police reports. Wd-
about $4000 has been spent 4n replac- 'meii aud children walked the streets
ing old 'wooden pipe with modern i mourning for their Wrecked ' homes,
steel pipe. I'ntil recently, the town Street cars are abandoned everywhere
has .suffered from a shortage of water j and automobiles are washed into-all
in tho dry months which has been a'sorM of ridiculous places. Telephone
barrier to the keeping' of attractive .eommpnication Is impossible. NeWst
lawns, but the construction of the res
ervoir on Pine. Creek has changed this
according to Mr. Avery. The water Is
piped a dlstuin'e of about three miles,
and during the months of summer
when the creek bed is dry, the water
ia filtered through a bed of gravel
which makes the supply unexcelled,
the city recorder declares.
It is interesting to at least one Pen
dletr nian to hear of some trouble that
Weston has encountered, which Is
common to Pendleton and to many
another town in Oregon. The levy
possible under the original charter f the aea Sunday.
papers were forced to suspend, with -the
exception of extras printed -on
hand presses. Austin,, tha Texas state ''
tapital. Is cut off from the rest of the
wuvld. AH communications 'are de.;
s. royed. . . ' 1 V ; .-"i
.- Storm Moves South. ' " '
HOUSTON, Sept. 10. (IT. P) Ths .
Caribbean storm are has moved south
of Haiti Island, according to a report, '
received by the weather bureau here.
The report warns of danger to vessels'
in the central Caribbean In th r.sxt
34 hours and in the western part of
the town was Hi mills and as Mayor
with the Income derived
low lovy, all the city
-(Pontfnufcd on nnae R.
TOM MIX IS UNABLE TO
ATTEND 1921 ROUND-UP
1 lamaitt- lleaclies Millions . "
WACO, Tex., Sept. 10. (V. t?.) '
Beports received from Cameron said .
a million dollar damage was don. tit
that section of the stats alone: : H-"-
drcds of head of cattle were drowneftt
Houses were felled by ths hign .
bleven inches of rain has fallen. No
SWniMK.H M.VKKS PBOIiltESS
LONDON, tfept. 10. tU. P.)
Harr Sullivan, American distance
swimmer, who set out from txivc
late yestertlay to swim the L.iglls'
channel is reported to be making gooi
progress early today, Uiy ens'igcment.
back In the corner. Another sign
gives inferination at the Livery Stable
council could do was to meet, inspect
: bills, and if they were not too high,
then htey could be paid.
"But there was mighty little left
over to do any of the things here thut
are needed to be done," he said, "so we casualties are known.
started a movement to increase the
levy, and as a result of our recent elec- j
tion, we now have a limit of 35 mills.'
The proposition carried by a big mar-1
g'n, so we can have the money to ac-l
iMtmnliKh thinH which before wet
would have been powerless to do."
City or Many tlmrflitw.
The population of Weston is about
that the management has
; attend the Pendleton Bou,nd-t"p, says
a letter received today by H. W. Col
lins, president of the Bound-l'n.
Following is the letter: !0, and In proportion to its poptila-
'I have been trying my best to shape ! tion. I believe the town has more
my plans to attend the Kound-l'p but! churches than any other m-.iiitclpallty
BATTLE OF CHINESE
in... j am g0rry t() say that It will not beln I mat 11a coun'y. Kd wood, asso-
' ' pm-siblo for me to do so. j da ted with h's brother. Clark Wood.
f nm scheduled to make a story lone of the pioneer newspaper men In
around the urand Canyon In Arixona Eastern Oregon, in the publication of
v and as 'his Is to ih- my next story tt ; the v eston Leader, saw ne ihougnt
! means thut I must leave for that place , there was 'six here. He named them
soon with my company. We will beiover and a count showed that he had
'-la'ned there for three weeks or so. designated seven.
This being tho case, of course I will j "Hy gosh! I guess maybe you bad
nut have time to write my story around ; better ask homebody else about the
the Kound-l'p and make the trip Unchurches," said Kd. "I'm not as well
your town. i posted on that matter as I ought to
"I am very much disappointed as Ijne."
had Planned on helnp with you this The Episcopal, Baptist, I'nited
year. However, I will start now to Brethren. Methodist. Dunkard and
make my arrangements Ui be In a- christian Selene churches have build-
show and If trig and congregations here.
vacation to be
LONDON, Sept. 10. (I. N. S.)-f-Thore
were 10,000 casualties in a four
day battle nt Hupch Province, China,
between the armies representing Pekin
and the South China governments, ac
cording to a Shanghla dispatch. Na- tendance at your next
tlves are fleeing, fearing renewal of necessary will take a
able to do. so."
(Continued on page I.)
MANY PERSONS INJURED
8IOCX FALLS, fit DjrVpt. 10.-MI.
P. One man was killed, another fa
tally injured and several hurt whdl If
tornado struck Kills, west of hers.
Heavy rains and severs lightning uc
comp;ind the storm. ; .
THEATRE MAN BEATEN BY
GANG OF ANGRY THUGS
DENVBa. Sj-pt. 19. (U. P.)
Joseph Uoldstein, a theatre owner, ts
near death as the result of . being
beaten by a gang of thug who were
denied admission to his show. Mvrfol
gangsters were srrested.