THE ONLY SMALL DAILY IN AMERICA CARRYING REGULAR WIRE REPORTS FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, UNITED PRESS AND THE L 11 DAILY EDITION DAILY EDITION The East Oregonlan la Eaetrts Ore ton's greatest newaprper and aa a sll ' in force gives to the esvertleer oyt twice the guaranteed paid circulation l Pendlnton and Umatilla county of , any other newspaper. i Ttat nt press rn of Saturday's daily 3.412 This paper ) a mtirmef or and audited by tba Audit Bureau of Circulation. COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPE3 COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER NO. 9923 VOL., 83 DAILY EAST OEEGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, MONDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 12, 1021. BODIES OF TWB1TY VICTIMS RECOVERED FROM TEXAS FLOOD Many More Victims Are Esti ; mated; Confusion Reported ; in Surrounding" Territory. COLORADO RIVER REPORTED TO BE RISING GRADUALLY otal Number of Dead is Not Possible to Estimate Until Wreckage "is "-Removed. TAYLOR, Tcxaxs, Sept. 12. (U. P.) The bodies of 20 victims of the Frl. day and Saturday storm, resultant from the floods, have been recovered so far today. Many more victims are estimated. Reports from the sur rounding territory showed confusion. Reports from Dallas Indicate the dead in central Texas to be over 104. Forty Seven bodies were recovered , at Han Antonio. Six negroes are known to bo dead at Hearne, near here. The Colo rado river Is reported to be still rising-. The wreckuge Is being- cloared away all through southern and central Tex as. ' The total number of dead Is not possible to estimate until this work is completed. It is impossible to place an estimate upon the property damage yet, although meager reports Indicate it Is running into millions in live stock and farm buildings. Proerty Damage Millions BAN ANTONIO, Tex., Sept. 12. (U. P.) Fifty bodies- recovered, 3$ persons injured and 20 miss ing Is the known life toll from Fri day night's flood which- swept the city. The chamber of commerce offi cially announced the property damage ."t .ee8,oe folknrl.V a careful sur vey of the damaged area. HERIVtlSTON'S FIELD DAY Five hundred .men and women, from from the various parts of the Umatilla Irrigation project were pres ent Saturday at the annual Field Day at llermlston, says Fred Reunion, county agent. . The program of the day consisted of try-ou;s for tho boys' stock Judging team, muslo fcy the Hermlston boys' band, the economy fashion show, di rected by Mrs. Edith G. Van Deusen, home demonstration .agent, addresses by Walter M. Pierce, P. M, Branda of O. A. C, M(-s. R. E. Bean of Umaplne, Paul V. Marls, director of O. A. C. ex tension work.. and J. T. Jard.'ne. direc tor of experiment stations, Inspection of field plants, and competitive con tests. The Hermlston Calf Club won In the stock, Judging contests, and a team picked from the winners holding the highest average will be chosen to go to the state fair. These winners are Ollbert Whltselt, Leon Norqulat, Zona Bentel, Melba Callahan and James Mall. , nulrvlne was emphasized by all the speakers. Mr. Plereo In his talk urging the farmers to feed alfalfa Instead of selling it. m il lie vPHExn. BERLIN, Sept 12. (I. 1 S.) Woman's time-honored prerogative of telling a white lie about her age has received the Judicial approval of Ger many's legal - savants, who have solmnly declared that gently "kid ding" the prospective bride about nor age is not a ground for divorce. The case arose whore a blushing maiden of thirty-seven coply admitted before the -wedding that she was twenty-six. When the twenty-elgbt-yar-old hus band demanded a separutton because f this deception the court retusea, establishing a new 'unwritten law" in favor of the gentler sex. ' Reported by Major Lee Moorhouie, weather obsorver. Maximum, 8$. Minimum, 36. Barometer, 2B.0. TODAY'S FORECAST: m Tonight and Tuesday fa'-r warmer. . l n THE WEATHER II V..t. M -vy l TSW) APF.V AL; MANAGEMENT ANNOUNCE, sr p OF ROAD SHOWS NOW BOOKED! With tho showing of the picture, "The Old iNest," a film released But- urduy to only large cities in the tnlt- ed States, Pendleton being the only one less than 00,000, the Itlvoli, Pen- dlcton's (110,000 theatre, opened on Saturday evening. The theatre, a fine example of the modern and beautiful In theatre con - struction, met with the patronage It deserves and Pendleton people speak high praise for the showhouse. Oreu - lich & Mattock received many beau- tlful flowers from th Rotary Club, tho Pendleton Commercial Associa tion, the Portland film exchanges and other friends In congratulation upon the opening. , "The Old Nest'' la a picture which pulls at the heartstrings In its simple appeal for the greatest woman on earth the mothers. The picture deals with the story of an average Ameri- can family, with the ever-sa'crtticuig mother as the heroine. Adding much to the presentation of the play was tha pipe organ music by . Henri C. Lebell. Mr. Lebell shows himself an accomplished organist and master of an exteslvxe repertoire. ' Playhouse Packed. Zone before the opening hour Sat urday a throng had gathered in front of the Rlvoll and a long 'line was formed by eager patrons. The house seats 860 people and for the first formance the theatre was packed to capacity with some standing. An ' equal sized crowd saw the second per- ; formance later In the evening, the to- tal attendance for the whole evening being 1500: New Scenery Coming. The stage scenery for the Rlvoll has been delayed in arriving owing to a fire in Los Angeles. The scenery or- dered last April had been prepared and was to arrive here September 1 but it was destroyed in the studio fire FIRE IN TUNNEL CAUSES TRAIN TO BE ROUTED OVER ANOTHER ROUTE HOOD lUVEiV Sept. U r( A. P.1) The Oregon-Washington Railroad and Navigalort trains are routed over the Hpokane, Portland and Seattle l'ne ow ing to a fire in a tunnel near Mosler, Oregon. ' hAWMII.L DJiTKOYKI BY UltK TIMBER, Ore., Sept. 12. (A. 1M The J. A. Prouty Tlmler company sawmill was destroyed by fire yester day. The loss is $126,000. The mill will be rebuilt. COURIER LEAVES WITH REPLY TO L DUBLIN, Sept. 12. (U. r.) The courier, believed to be carrying the Irish cabinet's reply to Lloyd George's Invitation, left here for Scotland to day. The Dail's reply Ib reported as accepting the invitation for the pour parlers September 20. DUBLIN. Sept. 12. (U. P.) The Sinn Fein's reply to the British invi tation for a conference at Inverness September 20 waa forwarded tp Pre mier Lloyd George today, It has been officially announced here. Ireland accepted England's Invitation. Ac cording to the Evening News the note contains reservation regarding Ire land's allegiance to the British crown. The British cabinet stipulated that Ireland's continuance within the em pire was the basic conference conai- tion. 101(31 CHICAGO. Sept. 12. (I. N. 8.) When Arlington Heights, 111., recentl declared a public holiday In honor of Wheat The liquidation of Saturday "Grandma" Kennicott, 100 years ofwn(l in ev'cnce again today and al age and Its oldest citizen, Mayor P. O. though the market at times, showed Morse issued a proclamation calling I stubborn resistance tho volume of sell- I I her birthday "tho greatest event in Arlington Heights history." The en tire community, from the Mayor uown to tho grocer boy, attended "Grand ma's" party. , Five generations of her family were present at the celebration which fol lowed a parade to her house, In which everybody In tho community partici pated. 4 Mrs. Kennlcott's memory has not failed; and she enjoys telling stories that delight her children and grand children to her great-great-grand daughter, Grace Little, aged twelve years. TO BE REPRESENTED WASHINGTON, Sept. 12. (I. N. 8.) Participation of Holland and Uol- glum In the disarmament conference became 'virtually assured when It was learned that at least two of tha big powers had consented to representa- tlon of the smaller countries aa the United States suggested. ' .L. and it has been necessary to make it over again. The management has not been Informed as to the exact time the scenery can be shipped. In he following statement to the public the owners of the Rivoll express , their appreciation for the support giv- en them and announce some of the ' road shows already booked for the season. j ' Support Is Approbated, i "The new Itivoll Theatre wishes to I thank the citizens of Pendleton and j Umatilla county for the'r loyal sup- port upon the opening of the Theatre Beautiful. The policy of the theatro will be to how only the best pictures with an occasional road' show. The following road shows have been booked' "Robin Hood, The Marcus Musical Comedy, Nance . O'Nell in 'The Passion Flower,' and others. We fee) that we are fortunate in securing tor you tne serces of an organist who ' ranks with the best on the coast and I we know that Mr. Henri C. lie Boll will do all in his power to please you. "Our opening picture, 'The Old Nest. was selected from all others and we think that you will agree with us when We say that it is the best picture of Its kind ever shown In Pendleton I and the Goidwyn Distributing Corpor-! "mis roaming around, the warden sug atlon should be congratulated for re-j Bested. No dead ones, indicated the leasing a picture of so much merit. We per-'wish to thank the Commercial Club, the Rotarv Club, the d'fferent busi- np((S fjrrn8 an$ individual citizens for the many beautiful flowers that add- i ed so much to the beauty of the New Rlvoll Theatre. We shall try and merit your continual patronage and 'good will In the future by presenting only the best entertainments that It is possible for us to secure in the Rlvoli, your theatre. "We thank you, "GREULICH & MATLOCK," "By C. G. Matlock, Manager." '-SUMMONED TO MEET.'S Conference Will Discuss Aus tro -Hungarian Quarrel ; 13 .Considered Most Seriou3. LONDON, Sept. 12. (I. N. S.) The Inter-allied council of ambasBa- dors has been summoned at Paris to consider the Austro-Hungarlan quar - rcl. The belief was expressed In off! - cial circles that an ultimatum would be sent toBudapest. The British foreign office views the nt'nn on the Danube as most seri- ous and that the utmost caution Is ..-v..y iu rtveii. a war. .If the ultimatum is sent, Hungary) will be given a time limit to withdraw nor armed forces from West Hungary, W MARKET Louses of about three cents were re corded on the wheat market at Chi cago today,- profit-taking and absence of export buying causing the slump. Prices at the close today for Scptem-. ber, December and May wero J1.2G14. J1.2H and $1.33 H as against prices of 11.30, il32 and $1.37. Following are the quotations, as received by Overbuck and Cooke Co.,' local brok- 'Wheat. , Open High Low Close Sept. $1.30 $1.30 $1.264 $1.284 lec. 1.32 1.33 1.284 1.29 May 1.3714 1.3814 1.3S 1.33 '.4 Corn. Sept. .64 ' .54 .63 .54 Dec. .55 .56. .5414 . .54 May .69 .60 .59 .69 ing proved too heavy to prevent a de cline Ite In tho seislon the weakness was further augmented by the in crease in the visible of 2,355.tl00 bush els. Numerous developments of a tem porarily bearish character contribut ed to tho decline, not the least Import ant of these was the utter absence of export buying and the usual talk of reselling such as always appears when fresh buying ceases. It .'s safe to say that the amount of unl. rounlllnir la jtnii will hn unim portant. All cash markets were easyj with the futures and In most caBes premiums slightly reduced. Mlnne-! upolls reported an active demand and j oarly In the day but at the close that market was easy with premiums nn-! changed to two cents lower. We con sider this decline simply a lull in a hull market, would be watchful for opportun'tles to make purchases. Seattle cash Hard white, $1.10; soft white. $1.10: white club $1.10; hard winter, $1.10-, northern spring. ; $1.10; red Walla Walla, $1.06. Portland cash Hard white, $1.11; soft white. $1.11: white club, $1.11; hard winter, $1.11; northern spring, $1.11; red Walla WalU, $1.07, . ,BAiIIFUlSIIES EXCITEMENT OVER 111 Several Guards Report Having Seen Gardner; All Took Pot , Shots at Skulking Figure. EVERY AVAILABLE MEANS OF ESCAPE BEING GUARDED Possemen Are Certain That Es : caped Convict at Bay Will Not Hesitate to Shoot. TACOMA, Sept. 12. (U. P.) War den Maloney expressed a doubt today urn to 'whether the -"skulking forms" which the guards fired at on the Is land Saturday and Sunday nights were those of Gardner. They might be ani- lack of markmansmp on the part of the guards. Forty men now composing the posse are conducting what Maloney claims to be a vigorous search of the Island, but which nets no results. '. The guards reports of seeing the bandit serves to keep the scent warm, but the Indications are that Maloney Is losing some of the assurance that the daring bandit is still on McXeil's Island. The 'growing belief la that Gardner escaped to i the mainland. I Prison guards now tell a mysterious i story of a woman who landed from a j ' launch at the Island the day Gardner; escaped. She -walked toward the prls- ' on, but never reached It. She wasj never seen-to leave the island It is thought she may have been an accom plice. . ' TACpAfA.SepUl? C. P.'J Roy, OarCner furnished considerable ex citement on McNeil Island over Sun day when he was reported to have been seen by several guards, all of a..m .....1. ..... ... U ..!,. .11. 1 . ' figure, without ' success. The search! for tho convict is going forward with ; basing his belief on reports that Gard- ner has been seen at various points on the island, stealing chickens and food of all kinds, Is convinced that the the ory of watching the island is a correct -one. All agree Gardner Is a fool not jto have reached the mainland long ago. The Pitts passage is an easy 'swlm, a man can wade most of the ! way. Numerous lawless characters on 'the mainland wonld aid the bandit to ! make good his escape. The wild coun- try is. easily accessible and they would j never, find him until he chose to give himself up, Ilopo to Get Man Alive. The roads, all the paths and every available means of escape are being .watched in the fear that the bandit will break for liberty. Possemen are , certain Gardner at bay, will not hesi tate ito shoot. They are .taking added precautions to get the man alive. War den Maloney Is taking no notice of the various rumors that the bandit has been seen on the mainland, adher'ng to the theory that he has the mall robber buttled up in the heavily tim bered districts nota many hundred yards from the penitentiary. NO TRACK OF BANDITS FOUND TACOMA, Sept. 12. (U. P.)-The police today found no traces of the bandits who late yesterday brutally attacked E. M. Watson and loft hlni unconscious after robbing him of $800. Watson hurl the money in his cout lining. i . SACRAMENTO, Sept. 12. (IT. P.1 - Showing- murder evidence, the body of a Chinaman Was found in the Sac ramenlo river near Locke by a fishing party of Chinese. The mun's throat was cut, and there was evidence he hud been struck over the heud with a blunt Instrument. The .sheriff's of fice is Investigating the case. OLD MAN WINTER VISITS' PENDLETON FOR FIRST CALL OF THE SEASON Old Man Winter put in an ap pearance In Pendleton la.st night, making his 192t oow In an atmosphere of 2a degrees bclfw freeing. A heavy fn-st brought the leaves down from tho trees and the extra blankets down from the atlc. . .. The low temperature. Says Major Moorhouse pioneer resident and local weather ob server, is unusual for so early In r:.it k-.i i... ... h.. a frost fallen during the first days of September. Today the sun has brought the temperature to 67 with the barometer regis tering 29.80. - ' SUNDAY ON ISLAND LY MURDERED FROM WASHINGTON TO BERLIN. 1 tg""'' ' t I i , jr I ' ; S I f i - t is i I I If r; , ;- 1 AA.i?WL-.wrtfi.lliM Mrs. Hernando de Soto accompanies be attached to the American Mission. society" of the Washington diplomatic beauty. . - II! TO! i - Cut, Which G0C3 Into Effect Sept. 20, Will be for 20 Per Cent; Mailing Big Saving. A voluntary reduction by the rail roads on livestock shipments to apply to alt Klot-k except horses and mules has been announi-ed 'by the Unjon Pa cific. The original announcement was made from the offices of the company at Omaha, and yesterday Mao Hoke, secretary of the Cunningham Sheep Co. received Information of the cut from Dan Clark at Portland. The cut will be 20 per cent in all cases where the rate is more than 50 cents the hundredweight, and Clark said in h:s message that it is expected i it will go Into effect September 20. It Is an emergency measure and will be Jn force until December 31. Th's reduction will mean a great deal to the livestock men of Eastern Oregon. On 'shipments of lambs to market, for instance, there will be a saving of something ntore than $70 a car. NORTHWESTSVI.E. PORTLAND, Sept. 12. (IT. P.) The Northwest Methodist Episcopal uhurchc, south, conference came to a close with the delegates voting, to rec ommend the general assembly at Hot 'Springs, Ark., and chance the name of j the church to plain -Methodist church, south, conference came to a 'bly agree to the recommendation they ,wlll change the .name to the same as before the split over the churcn con stitution, slavery and other manors. at the Baltimore assembly in 1S44. ER AFTER'POTOFGOLD' WASHINGTON, Sept. 12. (A. P.) Tho government Is going after the famous Bertdoll "pot of gold." Allen Property, Custodian Miller announced that Mrs. Emma C. Pergroll, mother of G rover Cleveland Pergdoll, would be asked to surrender all the property in which Grover had any interest, In- 1 1 eluding the gold coin taken from the treasury oercre uip uruiv ca,m- co(t ed and fled o Germany. OVI'KXSIVM IS LAUNCHED. . LONDON. Sept. 12. CI. N. ) A general offensive has been launched iby the Spanish army In -Morocco ..lr, lha i-ohall mm Riff tribesmen, aonrtinir In A Mniir d d Sllfttch. Sl)an- Ish general staff has been prepar'ng for the offensive for four weeks. Of-I I fic els said a supreme effort would be made to end the warfare that has been! In Morocso since early in the summer. her husband to Berlin where he will Mrs. De Soto has been a leader In the circle and is widely known for her . FINANCE COMMITTEE VOTE TO RETAIN 32 PER CENT INCOME SURTAX WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 The sen ate fiimnce committee voted to retain a 32 percent mi&imum income surtax rate fixed In the house bill. It also approved the house bill provisions 1n creating from J2000 to 12500 the ex emptions to heads of families having! ,an annual net income of $5000 or less.) jand also increasing the exemptions on i account' of dependents from $200 to i $400. t ' CHICAGO. Sept. 12. (V. P.) Search has begun for the accomplices of Harvey Church in his alleged con fessed murder of Bernard Daugherty and Carl Ausmus. Both . men -were brutally killed, the police assert, so Church could get an' expensive auto mobile. Ausmus' body was found bur ied under Church's garage and Daugh ertys was found In the Desplalnes river. The coroner declared it was im possible that Church killed both men the way he confessed. Two suspects are already arrested and more mem liers of the gang, tiain? Church as a dupe, it Is believed, will be aj-rested in a question of hours. : ' Thought Mother A Mod Son. CHICAGO, Sept. 12. (U. P.) Au thorities today expressed the belief tnat Mrs. C. E. Church aged mother of Harvey Church, tho confessed mur derer of Bernard Daugherty and Carl Ausmus, an automobile salesmen, aid ed her son to bury the bodies of the victims, although they express the be lief that, she took no part in the ac tual murders. . i WALLA WALLA. Sept. 12. (A. P.) The lowest temperature this morn ing was 30 degrees. Tender plants and vegetables were killed. There was three inches of snowfall yesterday in the Blue mountains. Snow capped the hills visible from the city. 2 Degrees at Itaker. PORTLAND. Sept. 12. (A. P.) liakcr, Ore., is the coldest spot of the weather map today with 22 degrees at eight o'clock. A killing frost Is re ported. I'nnitilla reported 32 degrees. The Willamette valley felt the nippy weather. Salem reported 32 degteea. told at Yakima. YAKIMA, Set. 12. (A. P.) The temperature of 31 degrees last night. was the coldest September weather since 1909. PAGE VOLSTEAD. EMINENCE,' Mo- Sept. 12. (I. N 8.) Eminent among the country towns'of the "Show Me" state Is Eml nence. An orainance proinomng in- loxicaieu rtii "' s " I ""r, v l"""-- "J City .Commission. . l"ORTLA"I W HEAT MARKET PORTLAND. Sept. 11. (A. P.)- vnev u CHARGED m MURDER Mrs, Delmont Appeared in Court . and Charged 'Fatty' Arbuckle With Murder of Miss Rappe. CITIES BAR SHOWING OF, ; ROSCOE ARBUCKLE FILMS Throngs Surround County Jail . and Crowd Police Court; Grand Jury Hearing Tomghtl SAN FP.ANeiSCO. Sept. .12. IT P.) The SJtte formally charged Ro.i-' coe Arbuckle with murder tay. Mrs. Delmont, Msa Rappe's friend, appear ed In the police court and swore to. ' oornplaint formally , charging . tho comedian with the girl's murder. The ' woman collapsed, after making the complaint. 22 Witnesses Summoned , -' SAN FRANCISCO,. Sept- 12. (IT, P. ) District Attorney . Brady - an nouncoM he would ask the grand Jury for an indictment of Fatty Arbuckle on charges of first degree murder. will lay before the jury sufficient evi dence to warrant such ftp. indietmer.t, making a preliminary hearing . tin-, necessary," Brady said. - Twenty tv.b witnesses hava been summoned to op-,, pear before the grand Jury. , , Mwli Evidence O'xaiuol . ' ' KAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12. (U. P.) Detective Captain Matheson told the United Fres today that he had a complete case against "Fatty" .Ar--huc-Me The grand Jury is preparing to investigate the charge that the fam ous comedian feloniously assaulted ana ca"S"d the death of ' Virginia' Rappe, ,the beautiful, actress.-. ViAr buekle is heM in Jail wh:!e tha police .continue., gathering evidence to pface before 'the grand jury- tonight. The charge against Arbuckle is, causing, the death "of a human being fchile en--!?ased in, or attempting to eng'tp In n. ?omnvsMnn of felony. Under the Call-' fornia taw this is flr.-t aer'e murder. "Patty" Is Hold in County J.dl ' Matheson said every detail of tb? happenings at Armickle's booze party at, the St. Francis Hotel were covered..' in aff'davits given -by those present. He claims the state wll show the strongest evidence in attempting to prove that Miss Rappe was mortally injured when the movie comedian.; abused the young woman. Varied ac counts of the affair declare Arbuckle was alone with the girl for an hoar and others that he did not leave the rest of the party. Arbuckle denies be ing alone with the girl. ' Some per sons at the party say Misa Rappe be-' came hysterical after taking . three drinks and attempted to tear off her own clothing. Others say that they . found the girl on the bed when they' forced an entrance to the room where Arbuckle was alone with Miss Rappe. Arbuckle is held without bond In the county jail. . Marches With Prisoner Arbuckle lined up with the other prisoners In the regular Monday March to the police court. Throng's surrounded the building and crowded the police court The clothing worn 4y . Miss Rappe was brought to the court and will b used In the grand jury hearing tonlghV ( as evidence. Her dress and under garments were torn. Nurses attending i Miss Rappe during the time between ' her injury and her death' declare she charged Arbuckle with cruelty. Phy sicians examining the body today de clared they found 11 bruises on the body ,. The physician who Conducted he autopsy Saturday said he found only one bruise. The nurses told the authorities Miss Rappe complained of being hurt and mashed terribly. Miss Rape told them, according . to the nurses, that Arbuckle seized her by tha arm when the party was at Its height, drew her Into a room and locked the door. She could not remember what happened until the other women at the party Immersed her in cold water' nurses declared the girl told them. There is adverse effect everywhere on Arbuckle pictures. Many cities are barring the films until the affair clears up. Paramount has been paying Fatty $5000 weekly, according to reliable In formation. He has a fortune Variously estimated at from one half to a full million dollars. He is known for the wild parties he has been accustomed to give in the Hollywood district. He, Is far from his jovial self today. 1 Hie ' face no longer smiles and lines are ap pearing. He Is still immaculately dressed. His case furnished doxens of San Francisco preachers with ammu nition yesterday. Jllms Are Cancelled ' ' LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12.(A. P. The Picture House last night csn. celled the engagement of the latest Arbuckle film . " , Qar Comedians Films MED FORD, Mass., Sept 12. (A. P.) Mayor Haines notified the pic ture houses that Arbuckle films would be barred until Arbuckle's case bad been disposed of la court. , 111ms Barred ' MEMPHIS, Sept. 1! (A. P.)The (Continued on pi ,.