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DAILY EAST OEEGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON. TUESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 13, 1921
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STATE'S STAR WIW jS IN FILM
COMEDIAN'S CAJ. CHANGES HER
TESTIMONY; ANOTHER DISAPPEARS
Grand Jury Refuses to indict
Arbuckle; Will Give Brady
Time to Collect Evidence.
SAME WITNESSES FOR
GRAND JURY TESTIFY
Complaint of Mrs Delmont
Js Sufficient to Try Fatty
, . on Murder Charge Chief Says
SAN FRANCISCO. Sept. 13 (U. P.)
The Arbucklo defense scored twice
In the coroners Inquest today when
Mrs. Bambina Delmont recounted the
affair at the party where Arbuckle is
suspected of having caused Miss
Rappe'a death. She told the coroner
Miss Rappe went Into the room and
Arbuckle followed her in, and that
after a considerable length of time
nil e kicked at the door, then summon
ed the manager of the hotel. Fatty
opened the door, lie was In his pa
Jamas, wringing; wet and was wearing
Miss Rappe'a hat. Miss Rappe was
lying on the bed, tearing at her cloth
ing, saying she was dying. Arbucklo
was plainly nervous during the testi
mony. He kept his eyes on Mrs. Del
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 13. (U.
P.) District Attorney Hatthcw Bra
dy today charged that one of the
Mate's star witnesses hud changed her
testimony and another one had dis
appeared. The grand Jury, on refus.
lng to Indict Rosooe Arbuckle on the
strength of the evidence that Brady
presented, allowed him further timo
to collect evidence. Brady dispatched
a corps of detectives today to clear up
certain disputed details and will at
, tempt to find the Kan Francisco show
girl whO'lirTpoTteil to Have disap
peared from her horn In Berkeley.
Miss Zty Pyvron changed her testi
mony and Miss Allco Blake is the wo
man supposed to be gone. Despite
the failure of the grand Jury to return
an Indictment against Arbuckle, tho
complaint of Mrs. Haniblna Delmont,
who swore to the murder warrant, will
oe auincieni to .ry noscoe on a . .uru r. ;
charge, Brady announce 1. Arbuck e
. . . . I
appeared before the grand .ury only -
two minutca last night and .aid noth-
ing. His attorney regard the f,'ftnd
Jury's refusal to return tn ImPctmcnt
as strongly in the comedian's avor.
May Bo Amwtcd for Pcrj try.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 13. (A.
P.) The charge of perjury In the tes
timony before the grand Jury lnve''.l
gatlon lust night Into the death of
Virginia d tap pa. for whiirtf ullcgcd
Vufder Fatty Arbucklo 's uncer urrest
was mado today by District Attorney ,
Brady. Ho declared Miss Zcy Piov.iH,
also known as Zey pyvrm. rninu.K
her testimony before the grand Jury
from that she had given previously to
the police and the district ; attorney
that Miss 'Rappe had told her Ar
buckle had caused her Injuries.
"Whether or not we shall arrest her
and chargo her with perjury will do
pond on developments. I irn con
vinced that undue Influence and pres
sure of sinister character had been
brought to bear on, her and tho other
witnesses, one of whom, Alice Blake,
has mysteriously disappeared from
her home In .Berkeley."
The crund Jury recessed early this
morning duc'dlng to wait further In
formation before returning an indict
ment. Arbuckle was the lost witness,
bolng In the Jury room three minutes.
The witnesses told of the party in Ar
NEW YORK, Sept. 13. (IT. P.)
Minta Durfea, former movie star, and
ex-wife of "Fatty" Arburkle, disclaim
ed the belief In' Fatty's guilt and Is
preparing to go to Sun Francisco to
assist him. i'ho says he Is not that
kind of a man and that she will stick
by h'm until he Is cleared.
LONDON, Sept. 13. (U. 1.1
Fatty Arbucklo's arrest occupied a
promlnont position in the papers here,
Many of tho papers used tho comcdl-
an s picture, togciner wnn sensation
al head lines. There was no editorial
Reported by Major Lee Moorhouse,
frost In morning.
THE WEATHER '
REVEREND SECOR WILL
BE SPEAKER AT FIRST i
FALL LUNCHEON OF CLUB
Rev. John U. Secor, pus or of
. the .Methodist church, will be
toe speaker at the weekly lunch-
eon to be held by the Cummer-
clul Association Thursday noon
In the Quelle remaurunt. Rev.
Socor bus not announced hie
topic but stated that he will
make an extemporaneous talk.
The luncheon la the first
weekly one held this fall and
will be a regular feature of the
Commercial Association pro-
gram. Claude burr, secretary,
asks that anyone who wishes to
attend the luncheon notify the
OHxoclatlon, telephone 114. There
will be na luncheon next week
because of the Round-l-p.
Some Papers State Bcplj Ac
cepts Premiers Invitation
and Delegates are Chosen.
DUBLIN. Sept. 13. (U. P.) The
Irish expressed confidence and opti
mum that their note dispatched to
Scotland yesterday by the Dull Kireann
would lead to a successful conference
st Inverness, September 20. Some pa
pers flatly state the Irish note accepts
Premier Lloyd George's invitation, and
that Do.Valera and the Dail cabinet,
will meet today to select plenipoten
tiaries. . '
The ,, of tno Co,llllbia )lgh.
,, ,ne b(tgptt fcature n the priwlH!ClH
t hr.-.kin'n Hm.nrt-in.
Crowd, Is the opinion of Arthur Itudd,
publicity man for the big show after
spending a week In the towns between
here and Portland. Campaigns were
staged at The Ialles, Mosier and Hood
River and It Is reported that all of
these places will furnish a larger dele
gation than ever before. Laterally
hundreds of autoists from that section
ure lannn.. to ,1BC the free camping
privileges which Pendleton offers to
Hound-Up visitors, says Mr. Itudd.
Not only will hundreds come in curs
from the Columbia Basin but man
will use the train and a few are plan
ning to .use the air as their means of
transportation, according to tho pub
While In Tho Dalles the slory of
Pendleton's "Ix-t 'er Buck" show wan
spread by means of both written and
spoken publicity. Through the cour
tesy of the theatre owners the ad man
spoke at all three movie houses.
Crops In that section aro practically
all harvested and were better than
During the first few days of tho;1" M,"KO l,0,,n,;v ""I.M.I The
week Rudd will bo In Portland doing ! committee meets tomorrow to decide
. - urlialhn, II will t,1twll 1llf lieurillfTM lit
some special work In tho Interests ol
the show. ,
PEST KILLING WOULD
SAVE LOTS OF WHEAT;-'
WA'tH'CTON. Sent. 13 O.' N.
8.) It all the wheat now destroyed
. i .
niado into flour it wo'ild add upfol-
.niately 2!Mul',7uo barrcu i
y output of the nation.
"sharps" of the department of agri
culture miiko this assertion nnu ine
have delved deep Into the "dope" in
arriving at ' this conclusion. They
point out that the annuul pro
duction of wheat In this country f?ir
th f",,iii-. vrhr nrriod l!lli-1919 in-1
elusive, was 783,849,500 bushels. The
annual loss from wheat disease dur
ing this period was 147,318,500 bush
els. While it Is not possiblu entirely to
eliminate wheat diseases it is possible
to reduce the toll much bel w what It
has been In recent years, the experts
say. Various branencs or tne uureuu
of plant Industry are constantly work
ing on tho problems of preventing and
controlling diseases of ull cereal crops.
WOMAN IH OKKII BY TRAIN
WATBRTOWN, N. Y., Sept. 13.
(I. N. 8.) Mrs. Fred Shroder. of
Beaver Falls, suffered a "ducking"
and lost $68 when, as she was wulkin
across a railroad trustle, a train struck
and tossed her Into the river below.
The purse In her hand opened. It con
tained 154 In bills. The bills were
scattered on the flowing waters.
Rapid Work, by swimmers of the train
clew salvaged $88. ' Mrs. Bchroder
Coroner's Jury Continue Inves
tigation of Death of Miss
Rappe, Beautiful Film Star.
WITNESSES WHO APPEARED
BEFORE GRAND JURY TESTI
Inquest is Proceeding Inde
pendently of Grand Jury;
Defence's Outline Indicated.
BAN FRANCISCO, Sept.. 13. (C.
P.) The coroners Jury today are con
tinuing their investigation of the death
of Miss Rappe, who expired from in
juries sustained at an alleged ''wild
party" in Arbuckle s suite at the Hotel
SI. Franc s. The coroner's Inquest is
proceeding Independently of the grand
Jury. Amuckle's defense also Indicat
ed 'what h's outline would be.
include; That Arbuckle did not crim-'
j inally attack Miss Rappe; that he did
! not take her Into a bedroom against
her will and that what took place mere
occurred with her consent and with-
out lorce or violence! inai no action
of Arouckle's caused Intestinal in-'
Juries resulting In the girl's death and
that daath resulted from- Improper
diagnosis of Illness, or improper medi
cal treatment. The same witnesses
who appeared before the grand Jury
will also appear before tho coroners
;tti Bail Name to Industry '
LOS ANGKLKS. Sept. IS. (U. P.)
Ben Hampton, a former magazine
publisher, now producing moving plc-
i lure plays, was the only one willing to
! mal e a statement regarding the Ar-:
' buckle case and the circumstances j
which brought It on. "The case has
j given a lad name to the moving Plc-I
I t(iftft.hiKf rrsalif HuMptonV. WAnt ,
''Tia "r'ef reeled upon the conservative,!
j sober, hardworking majority who suf-.
i fer bwauso of the scintillating noto-'
riety of a small minority who remain j
, In the public eye because of their sen-! ,
.national manner of liv ng." l
DELIVER IRISH REPLY
INVKRXKSS, Scotland, Sept. 13.
(L 1". i The two Sinn Fein couriers,
bearing Do Valera's reply to the Brit
iFh Invitation to the conference here
September 20. arrive J today and pro
ceeded to Gairloth where they handed
the Irish note to Premier Lloyd
COAL INTERESTS ASK
WASHINGTON, Sept. IS. (P. P.)
The West Virginia coal iiitere"ts
asked the senate speria'l eoim.iitte
to postpone special Investigation of
the mine war condi ms until 'after
the murder trials now going forward
"' .., , , , ' .
scheduled for next Jlou-
IIFITK IS SXKK7,i:i.i:sS LAND
a oil I Ki T V Uaot 1 I v 1
AY-t-e-n-k-e-r-e-h-o-o! ' Whecxea
., . ,.,,.., ...,...i i i, , ,..! nf
he promised land where they sneeze I
not neither do they whee.e. j
This land is tho Land of lmrotali,)
Just, west by north of the land of Mln-,
nehuha, she who gave the laugh to
her old papuh. This sneereless land,
the Anieriiun Forestry Magazlne'says,
is tho Pluck Hills country in South
Dakota, modern for Ducotah, where
the late T. Koosevclt and S'th Bul
lock with their marksmanship made
tho Indians Jealous.
The Kneexe season l-eirins about the
time the apples fall, the lowing herds
are fed the pumpkin and the boys get
off in a enrner of the fence und try
to smoke corn silk. .
The scientific men do not trive th
exact reason why the sneeze power is
i helpless In tho Black Hills Hint Then-
doro Roosevelt loved. It Is the rare
air of which there is a lot.
out of which rushes cold
'Tilled a reiief to those pester-
cd with colds, hay fever and aslhmu.
CHARLIE CHAPLIN PUTS
0ME OVER: ATTENDS PRIZE
FIGHT DRESSED AS WOMAN
IONDON, Sept. 13. (U. P.
Charlie Chaplin has one on
tendon society. At 'he Joe
Beckett and Boy MoCormick
fight last night Charlie sat
through the scrap dressed as a
woman. The management of-
fered 100 pounds to the person !
identifying the cumedian. None
claimed the reward. ' (
MIGHT BE DEAD
Careful Search Through Brush
Within 500 Feet cf Prison
Walls Has Been Ordered.
WITNESSES SAW HIM FALL
WHEN HE MADE ESCAPE
Lack of Actual Contact With
Prisoner Gives Rise to Theory
That He May Have Died.
TACOMA, Sept. 13. (U. P.) Roy
Gardner may be dead. Dr. Jento, the
prison physician, today ordered a care
ful search through the brush within
500 yards of the prison walls in an at
tempt to find Gardner's body. Failnro
to find the bandit and the fact that
i witnesses raw him fM.ll itno when he
fled for h s liberty over a week ago
and lack of actual contact with him on
the small Island, give rise to the the-
ory that he may have died. Guards
found a p'ece of'bleody cloth.
fu. u.u.n Lv.-m n..u .
JIcNEIL ISLAND. Sent. 13. A.
I'.) A Ion? distance view of a man on '
the beach at Winters Point, wes ob
tained this morning by two special
guards In a patrol boat. The guards
reported they believe the man to be!
Rov nHrdilpr. Ptinfl'ny a lifint 111,.!
fugitive dashed back into, the brush.
BUfLD UP 1921 HIGH
OiJ Ihrce Regular Players
From Last Season are Left
fjr Neiclus of Team.
W.'th but three regulars lined up for
the com ng season Dfck Hanley, coach
for the Pendleton high school football
I te:tm, is now at work to build up an
eleven which will compare favorably
with the local team which last year
won the FJastern Oregon champion
ship under Coach Hanley's direction.
Tlie regulars are "Fitz" Kramer,
this year's captain who nas been
shifted from the position of guard,
which he occupied last year, to left
jhulf back on this year's team, Charle:i
jCah II, end. and Clayton Rogers,
'tackle, Shirley Hevel. a regular who
played end last year, will not play this
'year because of the continuation of
I illness which besun lust spring. Doc-
ors have forbidden his playing this
Plnvrr I,ravc s l.ool.
I Seven-of last year's players ure not
in high school this jear. Among
Itliein are the two stars. Myron Hun
ley, quarterback, who lifter ' a visit
here tiur ng Roumi-t'p will enter eilh
er University of Washington or Uni
iversity of Oregon, and Jens TerjeMin.
half-back, who will enter t'niversity
jof Oregon. Others arc Perry Davis,
fullback, and Harold Cioedecke
tackle, who will enter University of
I Oregon, Plains Kennedy, center, Lee
I Temple, guard, and Ijiwrence Warn
I er,. end. all. of whom will enter O. A.
C Haro'd Hatton, a substitute last
-plir- who showed good promise, will
enter senooi in t oriianu.
Is Not Dlscmirugcri.
Cojich Hanley said th s morning
that he is not discnornged nd lb'1'
the boys who are out for practice each
day are making a good showing. IVck
IwwrnH'C, substitute center last year,
will piny center thin year. Charles Sny
der, sub quarter last year, has b"on
shifted to end position. Both are se
niors In high school.
Adolnh Huvden. n scnW who 'vis
miiliilnrPieet of the Hill Miliary
Is out for the pos'tlon of full
back w'th "Frog" Clark, a freshman,
"S contender for the half-back oosi-
t'on. PeM Smith, a sen'or. ana
,Pers also a senior, ure mr tno prs
li'e not for football. Smith as a enn
d'-'iite for back field and
' Otliori Ar onmwes.
Others who aro kicking the pigskin
th's ven'. pre limr A"ti i-
sin JnVr. Chet Stoneherger. sopbo-
fore. Will Newtson
rvrij F-o-nheart, Junior, guards;
'Tubby" M'nnK and "Flit" Ha
Freshmen. Svdney Laing and Fred
Kramer, seniors, tackles: Wnlfred
Holmnen. sonhomore, n"de S""v.
lun'or. ends: Desnnln. Worton, Whltc
ni" "d Mawee. back field.
t'mfh Hanley hns already scheduled
three tames for the team. Tbev ore
with Enternr'se here (Vtober 22, Pa-r-f
In Psker Ami'st'ce Dnv. and La
Ci-ande at La Grande on Thanksgiv
t urnnne nis a.. u a-. .
players hack. Coach Hanley states,
(Continued on page 5.)
ATTEMPT MADE TO JiMMY OOQR OF CELL
OCGUPiED BY ROSEBURG DENTIST AND
BAILLET: BRUfVlFIELD DENIES CONNECTION
DAII DflAn DATC PIITlR. Baillet, an alleged forger was dls-
nmiuuriL mm I u iu i ,covered th.ls morning by Deputy Hop
Iklns, who found two Iron bars, an oa!
WASHINGTON, Sept. 13. (A. P.) bar and wire i the cell. Brumfleld
The reduction by the Western ra 1- j denied any connection with the af
roads In rates on cattle, hogs and fair Officers reported Balllet con
sheep effective September 20, amount- fewe(1 that he and not Brumfleld ha!
ljig to 2u per cent in cases where the made the attemoL
present rates are mgner man &u cents
per 100 pounds, have been authorized
by the interstate commerce commis
sion it was announced today.
The commission said the reduction
will prove of a material benefit to the
western livestock raisers who have
been heavily affected by the rapid de
cline of livestock prices. Practically
all rates from points west of the Mis
souri river to Chicago and from all
points west of the Rocky Mountains
will be reduced from one to 23 cents
per 100 pounds.
POLITICAL PRISONERS' .
RELEASED IF THEY WILL
BE DEPORTED AT ONCE
WASHINGTON, Sept. 13. (I. N. S.)
Government offered the release of
four of the so-called "political pris
oners" who were convicted during the
war of violation of the espionage act
of soviet Russia, will agTee to take
them out of the United States as soon
'as released, the department of Justice
MEET TO DISCUSS CUTj
rH!P,nn ont iin- P
CHICAGO, Sept. 13. L. P.) ,
(MAAly muurtituu litiiiau ciiiijiuytcs t
will meet here Sunday to cons'der the I
present wage difficulties with the!
roads. Pert H. Jewell, presiden
the railroad department of tho Amerl-
"-ctrn-Fedemt'on of "Labor, made an an- j
; nouncement ,of the meeting, today, j
'Jewell will address the membership j
j Lut will not reveal the tenor of h's.
speech. The meeting is the result of
an overwhelming shep employe vote to
reject the wage cut which became ef
fectlve July 1.
POLISH GOVERNMENT TO
PARIS, Sept. 13 (I. N. S.) Claim- ;
ing the Moscow government has not
executed the terms of the Russor
Polish treaty, the Polish 'government
is preparing to send a note to Russia
threatening to sever diplomatic rela-
tons and to close the Russo-Polish
frontier, according to a Warsaw dis
TO AID era
WASHINGTON, Sept. 13. tU. P.)
Former Secretary of Siate Robert
Lunsing, may participate indirectly In
the Far Eastern conference, according
to the Chinese Minister S.e. Lansing
for some months has been counsel for
the Chinese legation and may act in
an advisory capacity to them during
the conference. .Minister Sot snld
j.her Americans will also uid the
nibs thrown yesterday in the gov-
ru'i'tnent general off:cc at Seoul, Korea
caused no .casualties, but did heavy 1
loss to the build ng. Only one bomb;
exploded. It is believed to be an ut- j
tempt on the life of .Governor Saito.
CONVKT IS Kll. !.!.!.
JKFKKliSON CITY, Mo., f-'oot. 1 .
(1. N. S.l One convict was killed
two lerionsly injured and a prison
guard badly beaten In an attempt of
four convicts to escape from the state
JOHNSTON F IS VICTORIOUS.
PUILADKLPHIA. Sept. 13. (V.
p.) William M. Johnstone 'of Califor
nia, eliminated Vincent 'Richards in
the third rounu in uie naiu.i.u. ...
champlonsnip mutcnes, mice 01 i
RIOTING BREAKS OUT IN
GUARDS AND' PRISONERS
JKFFKRSON CITY, Mo..
(U. P.) Rioting broke out
"? ,t .. l:
1,11 . number of prisoners
. wounded. Prison ofncinis called tne
Cole County officers to help quell the
flls,turbance. The prisoners did tho
Ullnt 1 frum
' the guards, according to the report.
ItOSEBURG, Sept 13. (A. P.)
An attempt to jimmy the door of the
cell occupied by Dr. Brumfleld and J.
Dentist Looks Dejected.
ROSF.BURO. Sept. 13. (V. P.)
Brumfield is suspected of an at
tempt to escape. A small Iron bar.
piece of a bed spring and the butt end
of a case knife were found tajhioned
into a rough key. Slaw; of the eel!
door were badly bent. Brumfield dis
claims knowledge of the affair. H
looks dejected. He will be placed in
a cell at night hereafter.
10 ATTORNEY S OFFICE
Last Night Auto Mechanic Said
He Was Implicated in Mur
der of Daugherty, Ausmus.
CHICAGO, Sept. 13. (U. P.) Leon
Parks, an automobile mechanic, -who
last night confessed that he aided Har-
j vcy Church In the murder of Bernard
Lfaugnerty, ana t;ari Ausmus, repu
diated his confession today when he
was taken to the district attorney's of-
'ice t B'Sn a statement. He declares
ho was fnrced to make the confession
ind brands it all a "lie."
ADVANCE SEAT SALE OF
respite the unprecedented demand
for Kound-l.p seats, there a soar
food second low boxes unsold, as well
r.s a fe.v f rst row boxes on the east
nd wett -n 's of the ?r:;n 1 stand, says
B-r.e5t noy'eu, who is in -'iar?e of the
; et office for 'he big September
show. Season seats ftre avniiauli- i;i
sections t G, and H. which .".re wc-M
toward the center, and seats for single
davs may be bought in sections 1 an i
J. ' ''.
George Baer, bus ness manager for
the Ro-ind-Up, rays- that many more
seats and boxes have been snld th'?
year than at this time last year. Nine
ty boxes have alrea.'y reen sold and
order demaBd tremendous.
Try-outs at the Round-Up grounds
reveal that a number of last year s
'buckors have a new brand of devil
ment for the 1921 show. No Name,
Ansel, 1 B Damn, McAdno. Sara Jack
son. Snuaw Creek. Whistling Annie
and Domino are ail showing good form J
and promise the would-be riders a
tough tussle. Hawkins, Golddigger, j
Wiggler, Lew and Long Dis'ance are
. all s'nowng uncertain dispositions ana,"" - ....8 .- . .
I ther antics in the arena are spetacu- cember at Jl-32 1-4 and May at 1.3
ja. t, '3-4. Yesterday's closing prices were
;S3piemDer 91.20 1--, iwcerauer
ltlBISON IXXIIATES HATS. land May, 1.33 1-2.
liONHON Sept: 13. I. N. S.) j Follow ng are the quotations recelv
Manv of the new' Autumn millinery ed by Overbeck & Cooke, local brok-
models ar eliber trimmed with or
partly composed of ribbon. Narrow j
ribbon, wide ribbon, waxed ribbon, i
corded ribbon, velvet ribbon, all play
their is.rts in making up milady's lat-.
est fashionable headgear.
OPIUM SUPPLIES ARE
W' IUIH VU1 I LII.W
HONOLULU, Sept. 13. (I. N- )-
Honolulu's Chinatown or certain
tlo:m bf it which -was plunged intOjvantage of any set back to buy our
deepest gloom a week ago when opium. wheat despite reports to tho contrary,
touched the peak price of $150 per The Minneapolis market also was
tin, has taken down the crepe andqU(te strong and this factor was influ
hung out the bunting, for a mere $120 cntial here. Receipts In the south
will now purchase a tin of "hop," if west continue of good proportion but
: presented to the proper person. 'there aro indications of a material let
I This news is reported to have up in tvlt territory, which in the
reached the office of the local Internal northwest it Is that the more ur
Revenue Inspector today through un-1, s,n!j H nearly over. Financial
derground channels. It ta further re- conditions are said to be somewhat
ported that tho cause of the drop belter over the grain belt and farm
price of the "dream stuff" may be at-
ers now are disposed to hold back
. tributed to the arrival a few days their praln for nigher prices. Funda-
i since of the T. K. K. liner Korea Maru mentHi conditions are growing atrong-
i from Yokohama, bringing, it is pre- fr d(tny nnd although set backs are to
: sumed, a goodly cargo of the tinned be expected It seems quite certain that
' essence of poppy. HVjw the contraband tne uuirnate course of prices will be
I was landed in Honolulu, with both the ,oward higher levels.
Narcotic and Prohibition squads ot
,h !o1 1V"UC orfKe w"'hl,1"
every known channel In an attempt to
intercept the drug on its way to
iv'l!,,5,tca ...j.... w. .
! tha mmilh the Insnectors
Fain located andielsed ,60.000 worth
of smuggled opium.
MARKETS ARE STEADY
PORTLAND. Sept. IT. (A.
Livestock, eggs and butter aro steady.
'DFATII TOLL FROM
Conservative Estimates Place
Final Total When All Is
Cleared Up at 250.
MOST SERIOUS LOSS OF
LIFE IN RIVER LOWLANDS
Reports From Flood Swept Cen
tral Part of State Say
Property Damage is Large.
DALLAS, Tex., Sept IS. (U. P.)
The death toll is growing. Conserva
tive estimates place the final total,
when all shall be cleared up, at 250.
The known dead are already 175, with
San Antonio reporting 49, Taylor 35,
Thorndale 45, mostly Mexicans, and
100 Bodies Recovered.
DALLAS, Sept. 13. (A. P.) Re
ports from flood swept central
Texas, brought the death list to 200.
The most serious loss of life was la
the San Gabriel river lowlands and In
Williamson and Mitam counties where
over 100 bodies have been recovered.
Property damage is large.
RAZZ EXPLAINS TO
OFFICER WHY WARDROBE
WAS NOT IN PLACE
KANSAS CITT, Mo., Sept. 13. (t.
N. F.) "Big boy, I Jest ain't , comln'
out, 'Ise too embarrassed."
With this announcement "Rass"
Johnson, a negro truck driver, an
swered the insistent demands of Mo
torcycle Patrolman A. L. Pressley that
he ci awl from eetnath .his - truck,
which was stIIe31rt the middle of one
f this city's main traffic ways. , .
Prpssley glanced beneath the true'.
"Where's your clothes?" he de
manded. "They's wha clothes ain't ought to
R"zx exp'aiiied. "I'm down here
a-fisl-.i my tnk when my gears or
siiT.-h'n' ets hold of ,mj' panti and
"ell, th't's nil r:r., clothes nir't
"Kn".'-:V "ntire wcrdrAiie coniPte.t
of a pair of .-;!. .e. The revolving rod'
..I h'; rrrtohi'i? h;r.:l 'Vtriptid ' h m of
the rest of h a belong'nes.
Presslev s'opped a passinsr motorist
and secured the lean of a rain eop.t for
rof. mnmpi.i, hut 'se sn embnr-
"-1 -"., l'n'"?'" 'Ha-'.?.' nposiroohixed as
ho r.r'nv ;;w.y.
CHICAGO WHEAT MARKET
SHOVS INCREASE TODAY
Wheat rose in price today, Septem-
.54 .54 H .43W -54
..54H .541 .6
.59 "A .59 .69 .6
Wheat It was u strong market
throughout the session with the trend
comparatively the reverse of yester
day. The strength In the market was
found entirely on evidence of export
business being worked in good volume
on the decline, which created the idea
sec-,that foreigners are likely to tune aa-
( oats Trade was moderate In pro-
portion and the market felt the It'flu
ence of gotttteI.e(1 selling In the forn
The days news disclose!
notntng ot imporiancw. -
. . . ? . . ...... J-.,'- K-Ul-
"el oeing sieaay at jiwcnui
. " ",
, hard winter. $1.12:
11.12: Red Walla Walla, $l.0.
Portland cash Hard white, $1.H:
soft white. $1.13: whits club, $1 :
.hard winter. $1.13: northern spring.
$1.1 J: Red Wall Walla, $1.10,