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TO ADVERTISEHS j I I f " f A f O N Cx L 1 (rt(0"e Vl yfgg-fX U ! a , "':'Vii flde and guaranteed paid cln-ulatloo of any I 1 V i V ! '4i. 4- -Xr7 I VlTl V I UYX. U WJ V Ppr Id iirtiioe. east of Portland and bf 3 XlL " im f VMIUT fj' ai 1 tar th largwt clrcalatloa la ftodlttoa of J 'mnammmtmmnBt's CITY OFFICIAL PAPER SSs--"5'v5 VOL. 28 PORTION OF PATIENT AT STATE HOSPITAL KILLED BY FELLOW WORKER FOLLOWING BRIEF QUARREL Two Men Were Trusties and Employed as Milkers at the Time Crime Was Committed STRUCK OVER HEAD WITH HOE OMtftieUa Larexo Did Not Realise He Had glala Obftrsea retenun VnUl Told by Authority Coroner Maj lavoAlbate- Charles Peterson, patient at the Hastern Oregon state hospital, died at I o'clock this morning from an In Jury inflicted upon htm at an earl) sour today by Canletta Lareao, a-'-other patient The two men were trusties and were milkers at the hoa pital barn. While at work at :M thla morning a quarrel of aome na ture aroae between the two men and Lareao hit hie fellow worker a blow over the head with a hoe handle. "He was picking on me," aald La mo ui aujrfer to guoaiiona aa to wuy he hit Petenon. When aaked for fur. ther Information aa to what Peter, eon bad done, he replied. "Aak him," not realising that the man had Uled from his Injury. Lareaon anld he had struck Peterson with a "atlcli having a hoe on It" Inaamui h aa a man committed to an Insane hoapital la abaolved from criminal action by the courta It 1 aald no chargea will be made In con nection w th the case. However, Su perintendent McNary haa referred the facts In the case to the coroner for an Investigation should such be desirable. ' The attack on Peterson Is said to oonstltuta the. first act, of such vio lence In the history of the Institution, and the affair Is regretted according ly. The two men were regarded aa friendly and reliable, Lareso being es pecially good nntured and of a friend, ly deposition. He Is much smaller than the man whom he killed Both men were committed from Union county, Peterson In 1913 and Lareso at a later dute. They had been serving ilh milkers at the hos pital for year and a half and noth ing was Inown of tiny previous trou ble between them. There were no eve witnesses to the fight this morning, as the dairyman, Anton Onnima, whs not In 'he room at the time. He entered shortly aft erwards and found Peterson In un In jured condition, Gamma has been serving as dairyman only a few day and mine here from the state prison at Walla Walla where he waa dairy man und resigned his Job bemuse ol disorder there. OF One hundred and fifty Pendleton and Umatilla county farmers, business men and their families representing wealth which runs far Into the mil lions of dollar gathered at the Kagle. Woodman hall today at the annual Farmers' Union banquet. The occa alon was the completion of the con crete pouring at the new $30,000 grain elevator now under construction. Following the banquet speeches were made by P. C. Burrell of the Burrell Engineering Company of Chi cago, on grain elevators; n. Roehlflng of Portland on the trl-state farmers' organization: Fred Weiss of Condon, on the elevators near Condon; J. XX Adklason of The Dalles on the five Wasco county elevators; a B. Cal derhead, R I. Hoppell and Walter Adams of the Northern Pacific rail road and T. P. O'Brien of the O.-W. R. A N. company. The meeting was presided over by R. (. Darnhart, It, B. Anderson,, the president, being 1IL P. C. Burrell, whose company Is building the elevator here, told of the economy of the gral nelevator and stated that his company expected to build between 100 and 126 In the west nest year. Portland will be willing when It Is necessary, according to Mr. Burrell, to build public, warehouse for grain. The Burrell company Is planning to have completed within thirty days, portable grain tnnks which wll be shipped direct to the for mer for his use. . D. B. Hegardt of the Port ot Port land, who was scheduled to speak, wired his regrets, saying that he was forced to attend a meeting of th commission concerning the establish ment of a proposed naval base at Astoria. Mrs. Sam Porahaw delighted the guests with a vocal solo. The enjoy able dinner was served by the ladles of ths Baptist church. DAILY CHIHUAHUA FIGHT IS BLOODIEST III 1,1 Despite Two Defeats Villa Makes Third Attack on City -Outcome Still in Doubt. TBEYIKO'S AMMUNITION LOW OanhasJstaa at Juan Fear to Send Carload of Shells fur Fear ft May rail Into Hands of Villa KL PAHO, Nov. 23. The ltu?iua boa bauJe was still rarUig at noon. (arranii.Hta offkialg hero have not learned which side la winning. Several of TrevuMy staff officers have been kjUed. EL PASO, Nov. 26. Despite two defeats. Villa started a third attack on Chihuahua city at daylight this morning. United Nates government agents dispatches said the bandits simultaneously' assaulted on three sides of the city: The Villlstas are at tempting to silence the Santa Rosa hill batteries The guns command every quarter of the city.' rendering It untenable unless silenced. Bandit raiders skirmished around the trenches all night, forcing the de fenders to use valuable ammunition. Curraniistns at Juarea fear the gar rison's ammunition Is low. They pre pared a carload of shells to be rushed to Ch'huahua. General Trevino warn", ed them not to attempt to send It. however, lest It fall Into Vlllista hands, . Orneral Gonzales is listed dead and the wouned Indicate the Chihuahua battle is the bloodiest of the Mexican revolution. Unless Trevino gets rein forcements, rovernment agents fear the city's capture. Consul Garcia at El Paso announc ed this morning that the Villlstas wen assaulting Santa Rosa hill. GERMAN OFFICIAL HELD IN FOOD PLOT holosali- OHipii-ary In Kalw priro of Grain $n IKtI ii Is 4'liiuvnl. ItKRLlN. Nov. 25 The arrest of the director of the imperial potato distribution office, Hugo Siewart of Danag, which took place here yes terday, ):-' caused a sensation. Sle wert is charged with infringement ot the war regulations affecting the grain trade. 8iewert, who is the manager of a great grain company, is alleged to have conspired with various promi nent persons throughout, the north eastern provinces to buy large quan tities of barley and other grain am) ship them to Berlin, where they were sold st exorbitant prices. Numerous arrests have already been made and others are expected. STEAMER HITS LAUNCH, 5 DIE SAH FRANCISCO, Nor. IS Tot Sacramento river etetuner Apache ran down and aank launch carrying; flit, sailors of the naval supply ship GUoter. The rodent occurred near the ferry building and many ferry passen gers w.UmmhxI It Naval authorities announced that five perished. At noon the muster aboard the Olac or showed that num ber missing. Officers are believed to have perished. The dead are William Hellberger, Qlendale, Calif., machin ist; orover Campbell, McKlnney, Tex. as, seaman; 11. E. Wiley, Mlddleboro, Ky., seaman; W. 8, Daniels, Frank lln, Texas, seaman. Hellberger'a body was recovered. The others are believed Imprisoned under the wreckage thirty-five feet under water. Bailors recovered por tions of the launch and expect to raise the hull by nightfall. The Injured re Captain Wood WW son and H. Tamamota, a Japanesu steward Ills skull was fractured; Paul Wood was slightly hurt and Prank Wright, nearly drowned. EXICO'SHISTORY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, SATURDAY, GREECE JOINS THE MANY WOMEN AID BIRTH CONTROL ADVOCATE ' x -0 J - " ; A ' , i-1 L '5 v ,f 1 ; - ( -NEW TOllK, Nov. St. Mere than 200 women, many of them prominent socially, are supporting Miss Jessie Aschley, birth control advocate, In her plan to carry an appeal from the rul ing of a city magistrate, fining her ISO for distributing literature upon While eastern and middle west cit ies are complaining of the high cost of living on account of the present price of foodstuffs, for the most part edibles are being quoted to-day In Pendleton at the same prices as last November. True, In the case of su gar, potatoes, flour and bacon prices have taken a Jump, but in a Ibt of comodities picked at random, prices range practically the same as a year ago. Bggs selling at fifty cents a dozen are the same as last Thanksgiving. Turkeys at 28 cents dressed and 22 cents a live, and chickens dressed at 18 cents and sold for It cents a pound, show no Increase over last year. Butter selling at SO cents a roll shows a two cent raise, cheese which sold last year at 25 cents now com mands 30 cents a pound. Flour has raised from $1.75 to 12.20 In a year. FOOD PIES IN PENH 001 SLIGHTLYJBOVE NORMAL R. N. STANFIELD WILL BE NEXT SPEAKEROF HOUSE That a Umatilla county man will have the speakership of the house at the coming session of the legislature now seems an assured fact News of Stanfleld's safe lead for the speaker ship was carried In the following message received this afternoon by the Tiast Oregonlan from Rep. R. W. Rit- ner who has been working lealously in his colleague's behalf WA1,K3 AHOTJim IS DATS IWTU -HKUUi FRACTI KEI) Man Injured by Falling on a Stone Dies After Operation In Hospital. NEW YORK, Nov. 25. After walk ing around for nearly two weeks with his skull fractured, Thomas H. Con quest, forty-five years, of East Green point Avenue, Woodslde, died yester day afternoon In Greepolnt hospital It was only after he had become part ly paralyzed and unable to talk that he consented to go to the hospital birth control.' Jfies Aschley was ar rested la Union- Square as she was addressing a crowd and distributing pamphlets. Oa the eve of her trial s dinner of 200 women was held at the Hotel Brevoort for the purpose of pledging support to Mlsa Aschley. Despite this fact, lirewd is sellins at the same prices of five and ten centH a loaf. Pendleton Is said to be one of the very few cities in the country where these conditions prevail. Rice at from eight to ten cents a pound, shows no increase in price, while the sugar used for sprinkling over the rice commands 19 a sack as against (8 last year. Apples If any thing, are a trifle cheaper, selling at from $1.25 to 11.75 a box. Bacon which sold a year ago from 22 cen's to 35 cents now sells for 28 cents to 38 cents. Milk, tea and coffee are the same as a year ago. Canned goods of all sorts show no Increase but it is reported that because of the Increased wholesale price a raise in the retail price may be expected in the near fu ture. Canned milk is out of sight Grocers are able tobuy only a limit ed quantity from the factories at the present price. Portland. Ore., Nov. 25. East Oregonlan. Pendleton, Ore. Stanfleld'a election as speaker seems assured by thirty five votes. ROT W. RITXER. The total membership of the house Is 00 and SI votes are required for the election of a speaker. According ly Slnnfield has assurances of fbut more votes than needed. The surgeons expressed wondef that be had recovered consciousness after receiving his Injury. Detective John Hurton investigated and report, ed that Conquest had been injured ac cidentally. On the night of Nov. f Conquest went home with blood on his head and told his brother William he had fallen and struck his head on a stone. The brother wanted him to go to a hospital but he refused at that time. He did not regain consciousness aft er Dr. Born had operated on him. Conquest for years had been an at tendant In hospitals. NOVEMBER 25, 1916. AMERICA PREPARES TO RATIFY PACT AGREED UPON WITH MEXICANS Provides for Withdrawal of U. 8. Troops Within Forty Days if Conditions Permit. PURSUIT GF BANDITS INCLUDED Kxperw Declare a Villa Victory at Chihuahua May I'pset all Plan llosiiui Carransa Decision Not Made. ' WASHINGTON, Nov. 25. The Am erican givernment had made prepara tions to ratify the protocol for the withdrawal of American troops and the establishment of border patrol as signed by the Mexican and American peace delegates at Atlantic City yes terday. It is not known whether Car ranza intends to sign it. Experts de clared the possible Villa victory at Chihuahua had upset all plans and would render the agreement impos sible of fulmlllment. Chairman Lane arrived at Wash ington He is scheduled to submit the protocol to the president when WH son's, cold permits him to resume his duties. The protocol briefly pro vides for the withdrawal of Americans within forty days if northern Mexican conditions permit (or the American pursuit of bandits should the occasi on arise, for separate patrols of the border by each nation, with coopera tion if possible and for the discus sion of Mexican internal problems when the commission reconvenes De cember eighth. Lane believes the latter discussion Is the most serious. He insists that Internal reforms include the protec tion of American, lives and property, must be accomplished, or otherwise the American government will inter fere. THIRTY CENT SPREAD MAY AND JULY BIDS CHICAGO. Nov. 25. (Special to the East Oregonian) Range of pri ces today: Open. High. ' Low. Close. Dec. J1.78H I1.7SS J1.7SU 11.76 May ll.S5 $1.85 J1.83S. $!.! July $l.53W 1.T.6 , l.r,4s Sl.fi? Portland. PORTLAND. Ore.. Nov. 25. (Spe cial) Club $1.54; bluestem $1.58. IJvc-rjssl. I.IVEHPOOlj, Nov. 25. Suot wheat strong with No. 2 hard winter quoted ai 16s l-2d: No. 1 northern Mani toba new. 17s Id ($2.49 per bushel): Kurrachi. 16s 2 l-2d; an advance of 2 l-:'d; No. 2 northern Manitoba, old 16s Sd; a gain of 1 l-2d; and No. 3 northern Manitoba new, 15s Sd, up 2 1-Jd. MAD COYOTE ATTACKS FIN HEAR MEACHA1! D. C Knowitoa and Son Have Hard Fight With Animal, Which Ar-Peant Ite at Nfell (East Oregonlan Special.) M EACH AM, Ore., Nov. 26. D. C. Knowlton and son, living on the breaks of McKay creek, west of Mea chain, were attacked a few nights ago by a coyote that is thought to have been rabid. The boy, Wtd Knowlton, was bitten by the coyote and because of fear the coyote may have been mad there la some alarm over his condition. However, the coyote bite did not draw blood. The coyote appeared at the Knowl ton place about 11 o'clock at night. The animal first attacked the dog and hearing the fight young Knowlton secured his gun snd shot at the coy ote. However, he shot Wild In the darkness and the animal turned upon the boy, tearing the clothing from h's legs At this Juncture the father ar rived on the scene with a lantern and the coyote then made for him. He attempted to bite the older man but as Mr. Knowlton was wearing heavy felt shoes the animal's teeth did not reach theskln. The copote was kill ed by the son who first hit It with the gun and then shot the animal. The Knowlton dog has been tied up to see tf it will develop signs of rabies and the coyote head waa sent to the state game warden for inspection. ; WORLD WtR GERMAN DRIVE ON BUCHAREST HAS STARTED Roumanian Statement Indi Gates Armies are Being As sembled for the Greatest Struggle in Balkans. TEUTONS ACROSS OAKUBE LONDON, Nov. 25. The German drive against Bucharest has apparent ly started. The Roumanian official statement indicated the armies are being marshalled for the greatest struggle of the Balkan campaign. The Berlin official statement did not claim the capture of any large groups of troops. Indicating that the principal Roumanian armies escaped Falkenhayn's encircling movement It Is believed the Roumanians caught within German lines was only a small force. Observers believe the majority of Roumanians retreated and Joined for ces along the Alt river. The trenches run north and south and Interpose a strong barrier against further German gains from the-eastward toward Bu charest The Bulgarians are attempt ing to flank this line at Simnitza. Experts expect Mackenxen to start a Dozrudja offensive. The Russians and Roumanians launched a strong offensive movement yesterday, at tempting to forestall Mackenzen. Lon don expects violent fighting in this quarter. BERLIN, Nov. 25. (via Sayville) It Is announced the Germans cross ed the Danube and obtained a footing in Roumania. They captured three more towns south of Alt pass In the Traiipylvanian Alps after bitter Rou manian resistance. Three hundred Roumanian officers and eight hundred men were taken. LONDON. Nov. 25. Halg reported heavy rain prevented all operation on the British front. - A BILLION TO AID WAR SUFFERERS Herrick Sugfrest That United State Should Raise the Sum and Make Friends. PHILADELPHIA. Nov. 25. A plea for a billion dollar fund to aid suf ferers of all the warring nations was made by Myron T. Herrick. ex-Ambassador to' France, before an audi ence of ;00 whose wealth runs Into the millions. He spoke at a dinner given by Mrs. E. T. Stotesbury, and his Idea was applauded vigorously. Mr. Herrick suggested that th; t'nited States government directly launch the programme and that the Immense fund be spent by a single committee of the leading men of the country in all kinds of relief work. State and federal governments might give appropriations. "It is often said that the Vnited States will have no friends when this war ends," said Mr. Herrick, "but were we to create this gigantic char ity its beneflclent work would far overshadow all the animosities which now vex us. We should have all these nations as our friends." IRI)EX. Wash.. Nov. 85 One man w killed and flftrra injnrrd when the (irvat North ern Oriental Limited wemhonnd collided with a freight head on In the CaM-adr la night. HaiM ltahms, freight flrrtnan, was crushed to death. Officials charge that freight engineer N. P. IBIS CRASH HEAD Oil IN US, ONE MAN KILLED DAILY EYEiil'.S EEiTP WFATITFITt T"nik'ht end !und.t, rvn sn. nun. Maiiinum t-mr"ranire. j'; mini mum last night, 29; rainfRll. !i tr.cta; light northwest wind, cloudy, COUTY OFFICIAL PATO NO. 8976 VENIZELISTS 10 FIGHT AGIST THE BULGARIANS Provisionalists Issue Decree from Their Headquarters at Crete. mmm stats keutral ATHENS, Nov. 25. The Greek provisional government has declared war against Bul garia. Former Premier Veni zelos heads the provisionalists with headquarters at Crete. The war declaration probably will not affect King Constan tine's neutrality stand. EUY HAVE k SHOUT COURSE FOR FARMERS Provided enough farmers desire the Instruction a short course In farm mechanics will be given to Umatilla county farmers this winter under the supervision of the Pendleton high school. The proposition waa inort duced to the farmers thla afternoon by r. e. Chloupek, head or the man ual training deoartment nt th rkiui at the farmers banquet The course will cover a time of three week and the subjects to be taken tip are ga engines, forging, concrete work, car pentry and simplified farm bookkeep ing. Should ther ha thirty or fart en rolled In the course, E. L. Smith haa said that he might be able to secure the services of several of the Holt school instructors of Spokane " who would atslst Prof. Virgil Fendall In the work here. I THIS HONEY A CURE FOR A SWEET TOOTH Workman Trie to Chloroform Bern in a Monu-lalr Chimney and Remit Is sad. NEW VORK. Nov. 25 Having ) closed an open fireplace in the din j ing room of his home four years ago. j A. P. Hoehm, vice presidnt of B. I Altman Co.. living at No. !21 Mid I land Avenue. Montclnlr. N. J decid j ed yesterday to have a workman re move the sheet of iron which shot off the chimney. Mr. Hoehm had closed the fire pluce because of bees, which Insisted on hiving in the chimney and occa sionally visited the dining room. The workman who tackled the Job yesterday soon became aware of the Presence of the bees and figured that perhaps chloroform, let down the chimney, might take some of the ambition out of the insects, it did. s.nd he started to remove the sheet of iron. It was heavy and he had hardly moved it an inch when a stream ot honey began to pour down Into the fireplace. Pails, pans, and finally a wash boiler were used to hold the honey. But when It was tasted It had a peculiar flavor and odor. "Why, It's like chloroform lint, ment!" gasped somebody. Small bekeriee ar being pot out of business by the high cost of flour, but nobody notices the vsst number of consumers who cannot be put out jf business by high prices. No matter what the prices are, the consumer must consume. Earl miered his nrrtert, cwuttng the wreck. The rnaine rrewx Jumped . Twelve nasHrsurem were bruis ed and l- The rngtnrm stw eax-h other's headlight cumins' amend the carve and amiiinl eOMWcrory hrakre hat were an ahfci to halt fcrfre the crash.