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yon's greatest newspaper and tll
IOC fore gives to the dTrtUr
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Pendleton and Umatilla count tt
say other newspaper, ,
The net pru run of yesterday's Daily
This paper II tneminr ot and audited
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COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPEE
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, FRIDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 30, 1921.
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ALL COAL Ml
President and Vice-President of
. Miner's Union Begin Serving
Six Months' Jail Sentence.
r icAn pi Arm in prison
FOR CALLING STRIKES
Howat and Dorchy Had Choice
of Jail or Giving Bonds They
Would Call No More Strikes.
PITTSBURGH, Kans., Sept. 30.
(A. P.) All the coal mlnos In Kansas
were Idle today , when Alexander
Howat and August Dorchy, printout
and vice president of the Kansas Mi
ners' union,, began serving a fix
months' Jail ' sentence for calling a
strike last Febrruary, Ilowa'. ."1
Dorchy had their choice of go'ng to
jail or giving a bond tha'. they would
call no more strikes in the Kansas
BAN" FRANCISCO, Bept. SO. (IT.
p.) Police Judge Lasarus, who held
Arbiickle on a manslaughter charge
nn tha nolice over a dosen letttrs
threatening his honor with personal
violence as the result of the decision.
Some of the authors of Ihe letters
thought Arbuckle guilty of murder.
' mfUAf Viwr9 nil cicnc a,- .
aajaedlan waa.B.oLset free. -f,, ,
nr' -RA1X mHbAYS C.OI&T '
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 30. (A.
P.) Today's New York and Philadel
phia American league game was called
off because of a rainstorm. The game
will be played In a double hinder ut
New York tomorrow. The Yanks only
need to win but one game to clinch the
By DI KE N. PAItllY
International News Service Staff
TOKIO, Sept. 0. Isolated far out
In the Pacific ocean, between Japan
i proper and the Honln Island group,
raising nothing but sweet potatoes
and rice, the Inhabitants of Hachlpo
' Jlma are doing their best to make Ja
pan's first attempt at prohibition a
, Mr. Dcko Ota, headman of a littlo
village on the island that Is i.botit
twenty one miles long and seven miles
wide, accompanied by a delegation of
his fellow villagers, was In Toklo re
cently to petition the government here
to remove the ban on the manufac
ture of sake, Jajan's native drink.
Because the natives of the Inland of
' Hachlpoplma lived almost exclusively!
On sweet potatoes and sake tho tax
on liquor did not apply to this place
' for many years. Mr. 8. Yamarffc., how-
ever, saw his chanco to obtain a mo
nopoly and a fortune and got tho en
tire manufacture of alcoholic drinks
In the Island In his hands. It was
then that the government in Toklo
spoke. Tho old tax was not put back,
but Instead there came an executive
order entirely forbidding the sale and
manufacture of intoxicating liquors.
,' 8ln,oe then, so M.. Ota says, in his
appeal to Tokio, moat of the Inlanders
have squandered their scanty Incomes
' bn drink and they are faced with eno
rmoua .ruin. They have pawned or
mdrtgaged tTie;r unrertal estates to ob.
tain imported sake, or "moonshine"
.shochu, which is a. atrong 'spirit brew
, b& at, sweet potatoes. . Their inoralH
have deteriorated, ho says, and thev
are even scoffing at tho ancient tradi
tion that Hachijojima Is the home of
sirens, for, they elaim, if such Is the
case, why do not tho sirens come to
their aid,, now that they aro In dlro
MODERN -'COXEY'S ARMY
WILL BE PARADED BEFORE
WASHINGTON. Sept. 30.
U. P.) 'Fifty ex-service men
from New York, "miman docu
menu," to be paraded before
tha unemployment conference
by Urbaln Ledoux In an effort
to show the unemployment dis
tress, reached Washington to
day. This modern "Coxey's
army' 'traveled In motor trucks.
Ledoux dented he would "pick
et the conference."
SECRETARY HUGHES AND WIFE AT HOME iJCURL
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The latest photogiaph of Secretary
snapped a few days ago at Greystone,
Park, Washington. Hughes reads the
HOBOES STEAL TRAIN TO
Railroads Face Serious Problem
Protecting1 Their Property;
Three Lives Lost in 24 Hours
RAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30. (IT.
P.) The railroads are facing a serious
problem of protecting their property
as the result of hordes of hoboes and
men without work, flocking into Cali
fornia from the eastern industrial
centers, seeking a warmer climate dur
ing tho coming winter. During the
lust 24 hours three llveH have been lORt
In a Iwttle between the guards frus
trating the hoboes attempt to steal
trains and otlwr rail property.
Seventy five hoboes were arrested in
Los Angeles last night when they ar
rived from Hakersfield with a train
they had "stolen." The hoboes run the
train on fast schedule the entire inn
miles, forcing dispatchers to s'detrack
regular trnins and allowing the pas
sage of the "weary special."
muKG axi!hkixg kxpf.xsivk
rmoAOO. Sent. 30. (I. X. S.) R
costs 100 to "hire and fire" an office
clerk, according to figures made public
by the National Kinployment Hoarrd.
It was iilso shivli that employers lose
60 by discharging a common In borer,
ranging from a trucker to a muchino
These figures were guthered in n
survey which Included cost of time
spent In Interviewing, selecting, ex
amining, training and watching the
losses the company must bear until ho
learns his duties. '
Wheat dropped In price .main to-
day, September grain closing at l.l.
liei-emi'cr hi. ,.-v,-t ..
Jl.sr.X, while yesterday's closing
prlces were tl-23 and l.J, a,
Following ae the quotations receiv
ed by overbook, & Cooke, Ijicul brok
ers; " ' . Wheat
Open' High Low Close
Sept. S1.17V4 J1.1S14 $!.'
Dec. 1.22 1.22 1.2.0 1.2"
May 1.27 4 1.27 1.2514 '.2'4
Iec. .r,0H .B0V4 ,49s ."Sii!
May ,DB r,6,'i
Doc. .36 .36 .36 Vt .38
May , .40 .41 .40 .40
' Ohu Markets
Hard White 11.10 SI. 10
Soft White 1.09 109
White Club .' 1.09 1.09
Hard Winter 1.10 1.11
Northern Spring 1.1, 1.10
I Red Walla oe 1.00
of State Hughes and Mrs. Hughes,
treir home' overlooking' Rock Creek
V. P. disarmament delegation.
CITY RECORDER RECEIVES
TWO LETTER TODAY THAT
i ' STARTS . HIM 'SEARCHING
Ordinarily, the atmosphere of
I A ,t.. . r.ff :a nt Ihn fit v reennler 4
of Pendleton Is one of unruffled
rfilm and urbanity, no difference
how rushing or how slack busi-
pess may be or what trials or
tribulations may be tne tot of
the dignificj official who occu-
pies the place.. But this morn-
inir a couple of straws were
wafted in at the front door by
one of Uncle Sam's mail car-
rrs In the guise of letters
which have Thomas Fitx Ger-
When was Alwleda Shephard
born7 " '
What was the make, capacity.
cost, size of the rear tires, etc.,
of a big truck which was here
five yeurs ago?
A relative in St. Louis wan'.s
to know about the birth of the
woman. "The questioner fails to
Indicate even t approximately
when Alwieda was born, but in-
formed the city recorder that
ulic flt sure the doctor had the
date. The Judge has it doped
out that the dr.ctor may prob-
ably-keep tha date. '
The information . about the
truck is desired by a man in
York, Ncbr., fur the purpose of
settling a wager, according to his
letter. Both querists inclosed
stamps for replies.
B. OF R. T.
CHICAGO, Sept, SO. (U
brotherhood of railway
I'd - The
il n ;slrll;e.
grievance , committee is
Uiie advisability ot going
Their decision is exnevtod- to be In the
hands ot President William Lil with
in ten. days, wheu.lt w'll be plucj.l be
fore' the 'Brotherhoods highest .'tribu
nal; the executive; committers. Thev
bolii've the committee will . tvor -u
walkout. , ' ; '.. . ,. , ..- ; ,
MANY HI0l.r FOR IX I-NTIGATIOX
8N ANTONIO. Sept. SO. (U. P.)
v ive civiunns, lour nieu, ' one lur-
mpr army nurse, and ten soldiers, in-
eluding the quartermaster corps cap
tain, are being held as the result of
the uncovering of alleged wholesale
thefts ot motor transport corps prop
erty from the Camp Travis govern
ment warehouses, valued at $"0,000.
COUNTRY NUMBER G9
WASHINGTON, Sept. SO. (I P.)
Secretary Davis announced that the
number of strikes now current
throuohout the country are now great
er than nt any t'me s'nee the war. The
walkouts now total 60. The highest
previous record was 80, during the
SONG ONHIS LIPS
Was Convicted of Murder of
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wue, unoorn Baoe and Hag-
ged Stranger in Fake Holdup
OFFICIALS DECLARE HIM '
BRAVEST MAN EVER HUNG
Trap Was Sprung at 7:21 End
ing One of the Nation's Most
Famous Murder Cases.
CHICAGO, Sept. 30. (L. P.) Carl
Wanderer, convicted of the murder
of his w.fe and unborn baby and a
ragged stranger whom he had employ
ed to stage a fake holdup, died on the
scaffold today with a song upon his
lips. Clearly, without a shake in his
voice, Wanderer sang; "Old Pal, Why
Don't You Answer Me" as the noose
was fixed about h i neck. A dead still
ness hung over the crowd during the
song. Officials of the Cook County
Jail declare him to be the gamest man
ever hung there. Wanderer Is believ
ed to have been singing to his wf-j
whom he murdered.
Wanderer practiced the song at var
ied intervals during the night before
he was hung at dawn. He read the
bible and also rend from a pamphlet
entitled "Hell." He laughed and Jok
ed with tho guards. As the hood was
adjusted, he repeated the prayers in
toned by the clergyman, in voice very
clear. He made no statement of re
pentance. The trap was sprung at
7:21, ending one of the nation's most
famous murder cases.
Twenty Have Already Declared
Intention of Going; Dollar
Day Set Forward One Week.
Next Friday, October 7, has been
unofficially designated as a sort of
holiday for Pendleton folk because on
that day there will be an exodus to
Hermiston where "Pendleton Day will
be observed at the Hermiston Hog and
Dairy Show. .
Originally, Sittlrday had been des
ignated as the day when rendletonlan?
were specially nvlted, but following a
meeting, of the merchants' committee
)f the Commercial Association yesier.
day afternoon, arrangements wero
m ti Ae h.1,K tha .oaf .nil nhnw In lt',Vn!
the day shifted. A much larger
crowd of merchants and business mer
will be able to get away on Friday
than could have gone for the closing
day, it is thought.
It is expected that the local do'w.-
tion will number between 50 and .-.
business men when the list Is fna!lv
completed, and then a large number
of farmers are expected to go.
Those who have already indicated
a decision to make the trip are u '..
Scharpf, American National Panic.
Charles Bond. Bond Bros.; W. B.
Brock, Taylor Hardware Co.; R. D.
Sayres. the Peoples Warehouse; Bert
Whitman, Pendleton Packing riant;
Carl Cooley, Alexanders; J. H. Pturgis.
Sturgis and Storey; Roy Kuley, Raley,
Raley & Steiwer; E. B. Aldiich, Kst
Oregon'an; G. A. Hartman, First Na
tional Bank; Robert S'mpson, Simp
son Auto Co.: W. H. Bennett, Inland
Bank; Harry Kuek, The Tribune; C. I.
Barn, Pendleton Commercial Associa
tion; Joe Tallman, Tallman Drug Co.;
John Murray, Pacific Telephone Co.;
Philo Rounds. Sawtelle's; T. F.
O'frlen, O, W, R. & N.; Dr. M. S. Kern,
and J. K. Thompson, Pendleton Drug
The families of many business men
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work of completing the list of lhi.se
who wish to go will be carried on by
Secretary Barr during the coming
The date for Pendleton's dollar day
sale originally set for October 7 was
moved forward just one week on ac
count of the conflict with the west
end show. A movement was also
launched, at yesterday's meeting to
make 8 o'clock In the mornm the
hour for opening of business of all
kinds. Grocers are opening earlier
now. and a survey is to be made, and
piMMihly a meeting of the grocers will
be held to discuss this matter.
BEX K KIT C.AUK P1-AYI.D
NEW YORK, Sept. 30. (U. P.)
Old timers, consisting of a team pick
ed from the cast .veterans of he New
York Club, defeated the Giants two to
nnthlnir In a benefit mme nlaved for
J Christy Mathewson.
FORD WILL NOT STOP
NEWBERRY IN SENATE
MATRON TO CENSOR ALL
The employing of an inspector
who will be held responsible for.
censoring dances is a probntiilliw
in the not far distant future if
sentiment expressed by members
of the municipal government
crystalizes Into action.
The question of dance regula
tion in the city was brought up
Wednesday night at council
meeting, andcouncil members
had some critical remarks to
make. Since the meeting. City
Attorney H. J. Warner has look
ed up the present ordinance
covering dancing, and he has
given it as his opin'on that the
measure is sufficiently compre
hensive to take care of the situa
tion. Mayor G. A. Hartman has in
formally expressed tho belief
that an Inspector, representing
the city and paid for by the hall
managements, should censor
dancing In Pendleton. His idea
is t" (secure a matron for this
wo' It is probable that the
maUer will receive further con
sideration at the hands of the
city council next week.
I PRESIDENT ASKS ENTIRE
NATION TO PAUSE IN
SILENT PRAYER NOV. 11
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30. (V. P.)
President Harding Issued a
mation urging the entire nation to
pause In silent prayer for two minutes
on November 11, Armistice Day.
WOULD SLASH PRICES
AND REDUCE H. C. OF L.
WASHINGTON, Sept 30. (U. V.
The national unemployment confer
ence Is considering the emergency
recommendation providing for a sla-h
in price? of many commodities in an
effort to stimulate Business and bring
down the cost of living. The admin
istration is planning the conference
a means for forcing down many piics
which are reluctant to forJ ik J war
NEW YORK, Sept. 30. (A. P.)
The New York Giants won the nati
onal league championship through the
double defeat of Pittsburgh yesterday
bv St. Louis. The onlv chance the
fjew York Yankees have of losing the
American leacue championship Is by'
tneir ioslng the remaining three games
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ann lne v levciana inouins winning
thlp thrf. reiiiftlnmt- jrnmon :
ATHIjETIC CLUB ROBBER.
CHICAGO, Sept. SO. (I. N. S.l
Robbers invaded the lobby of the Illi
nois Athletic clui early today, terror
ized two empires and robbod tliem
of $367, the day's receipts, and es
BERLIN, Sept 30. (A. P.) Hati-
ficatioti of the peace treaty with the
Cnited States was completed by the
WIIOl.KXAI.K ftKOCKKS SCORKP,
WASHINGTON. Sept. 30. ( L". P.)
The Department of .lust Ice. through
solicitor Galloway, scored the southern
wholesale grocers association. Gallo
way said; "I have never before heard
of private citizens, either members of
the Kti Klux Klan or southern whole
sale grocers association, coining in to
tell the government how to do itsi
' hnntt.pua " Tho northern i-rorers
sought to block any modification of
the Palmer decree, which restricts the
activities of big packers to the meat
JOB AFTER SICK SPELL
PKILADKLI'HIA. Sep. SO. (C. P.)
With Pabe Ruth back on the Job sfterjner may be in the vicinity. Certainty
a short spell of sickness. New York !Ss ttdded to Gardner s presence in Ray
prepared to win the game which!
means the pennant. Carl Mays faces ,mond following the discovery of the
the Athletics today with the Yanks In j tablet on which he wrote later to the
fine fettle. The Giants cinched the San Francisco Bulletin, recounting the
while Idle, Pittsburg being
iwo games by St. louls.
Will Carry Issue sto People in f
Every State Whose Senators'
Vote to Whitewash Newberry
DETROIT, Sept. 30. (C. P.)
Henry Ford told the United Press he
would not "atop protesting against
the illegal use of money In elections as
long as Truman H. Newberry utays in
the senate. ."1 will carry the issue to
the people In every state whoae sena
tors vote to whitewash Senator New-
berry," " Ford said. Newberry defea
ted Ford in a race for the senatorship
from. JUichlgan in 1918. "I do not)
want publlo office for myself," Ford
said. "I would refuse to go to the
senate. But I will not rest as long as
Newberry, or any other senators, who
used large sums of .money to get their
nomination and election, sit there."
McPHERSON, Kans., Sept. 30, (U.
P.) While pursuing an intruder Col-
one! Fred Ellis, head of the Kansas
National .Guard, accidentally shot and
killed himself in his home, i
VILL ACCEPT INVITATION'.
WASHINGTON, Sept. SO. (LT. P.)
' Senator Pomerene of Ohio; declared
i congress will probably accept the Invi
tation to Investigate ' the KQ Klux
Klan, which Colonel William Simmons
, h. "imnpriai Wizard'" wired to Wash-
the "Imperial Wizard"1 wired to Wash
ington today. Pomereiie sold that
considering the past occurrences, an
investigation was apparently neces
sary. Senators are generally believed
as favoring -such an investigation.
They Are Based om Principle
L ' That Unemployment is Prob
lem for Community Solution.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 80. (A, P.)
Recommendations for providing
work for the nations jobless, estimated
at 4,000,000 were completed today by
the steering committee of the nation-
al conference of unemployment. They
ARE COMPLETED TODAY
were based on the principle that un-jin
employment in the main is the prob-
lem for solution by Individual com-
mutinies, the federal and state gov -
ernments aiding as much as possible
jThe recommendations included:
Establishment of emergency com- j
mittees to coordinate in the work of !th h no OInile(1 oc& efforts are.'
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ana lor reilsiruuun Ul-uie UHCmytui-f.
Publication of the number of un
r.siaoiisiimeni 01 jiuru iiuic wwm
by manufacturers. ' '
Operation of factories and mills in
maKing.sioca w.iere po.u.e.
Continuation of repair and similar
work on a normal scale. , .
Doing repair and alterations by of.
rice ouimmg, noei ana nome owners ;
aunng ine wimer iiiMieiiii vi wuunig i
Expansion of municipal work.
E.-tablishment of rart time work by
municipalities. . ,
Construction by the federal govern-
ment of buildings and other work for
which appropriations Hre available,
Hastening road building and other
work by the state and local authori-
An action of congress oh road con
An enactment of congress of rail
way funding bill, with expenditures
conditioned on increase of employ
TO BE NEAR PORTLAND
VANCOPVER. Wash., Sept. 30.
l. P.) With an automobile thought
stolen by Roy Gardner from George
H. Peoples of Raymbnd, Washington.
found ditched near here, the hunt for
escaped bandit shifted to the vl-
ity of Portland. A man answering
'the bandit's description stole the car!
la week ago. It has been four days In
the ditcl hcrfe- the police think. Card-I
stiry of his escape. The letter was air
so mailed in Raymond, according to
Ithe department of justice officials.
ACTION ON TREATY :
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Sterling Objects to Discussion'
of Treaty Unless Promised ;
Action on Anti-Beer Measure f
UNDERWOOD AND LODGED
' AGREED TO yOTE OCT. 15 "
Agreement Included Parallel;,
ing Tax Bill and Treaty 0isi-.
cussion for Next 2 Weeks
WASHINGTON', Sept. SO. L". P.) -
Senator Sterling of South Dakota,
.objecting to any discussion of the Ger- t
man treaty unless the leaders promise!
him the anti-beer measure will get sni
action before congress adjourns, hanf i
probably blocked the road to senate! .
agreement to vote October 15. on; the'..".
German treaty. The , agreement tp
! vote at that time was reached belwsu. '
j Senators Underwood and Lodge, and"
(was expected to ge action in the senate
today.. The agreement included pas. V'
ralleling the tax bill and the treaty.
discussions for the next two week.
IRISH 'PRESIDENT' :
v ACCEPTS INWfo
DUBLIN, Sept. 30. (U. ; P. De'
Valera,' on behalf of the "Irieh re"
public,- accepted Premier Lloyd-'.
George's Invitation . to the London
peace conference October II. ''.;"Our-'
respective positions have been stated;
and Is now understood," De Valera invi
formed the British premier. . The ICdjY
session of correspondence Ov'tt thS
I' Irish peace are now brought 'to an "Vial'
with. a splendid change for peat, ac-'-
coramg to ootn siaes. , . t ; v.' ,- .
OVER EASTERN STATES
NEW YORK, Sept JO. (C P.) Ait
Revere wind and rainstorm swept thei
. Atlantic coast, coming from he wsti
i interfering with .wire communication)
'and' doing other damage. The. .or -ti
passed through Ohio, Pennsylvania
I and New York hitiing New York 'rttvl
the middle of the afternoon, Troy,
reported Just before the wires went' -
1 down that a cyclone had gripped 'the.
,city. , ' .- .,
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coxmnoxs ftoon in coLtrMBVS i
r-nr.TTMm'R Dhln Sent 10. Al.:
netnar made to bring about lower rent-..
als, a number of real estate men, opr.
jerating as agents in renting ron-eSw
j 00m single resioences ana ayariuiemv.
are voluntarily lowering rents.
that. In v";ew of I
homes here and
estate 1 men. bbtlns
seriouj short of
the assertion thrrt.
! rentals on Columbus residential tmIH
Lrty prior t0 the World XVar wer,
tlreJ too , the ,oca, t
- favorable. ' v
Whie from m (
J30 up to $109 ' '
month are asked for rer.U-J houses l i
Columbus, the average renml ft liO
for both single residence and apart
Hope that further reductions .to
rentals will be forthcoming (rt the
next few months Is found In the taut
that many apartments aie vacan here
and that Columbus this summer es
perienced a normal grow."h in home
building. About 10P0 n-.-w homes wilf
have' been completed before, : Waitt
sets in. - Vacant apartments are" i
trlbuted largely to newly-wed! movtnl
in with their parents. In ; s-nr-o 'In
stances three families llvo in the same'
house or home. . '
Reported by Major Lee Moorhouse,
weather observer. , ,
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