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ENGLISH CITY BOMBARDED BY THE GERMANS
Villa Plot Discovered!
NEWS NOTES OF Anti- Many
Executions Occur WAR SECRETARY
Washington D. C. — General Fran
cisco Villa, commander-In-chief of the
forces controlled by tho convention in
Resume of World’s Important
Events Told in Brief.
It is reported that there is consider
able diaaention in the German cabinet.
Portland Catholics are planning to
aid the sufferers of the earthquake in
A French senator advisee parliament
to be quiet while France is invade«! by
session at Mexico City, was due to
reach tho capital Tuesday night to as
sist Colonel Rotpie Gonzalez Garza,
selected by the convention as tempo
rary executive to succeed General Ku
Advices to this effect reached the
State department, together with the
information that, while the capital
protected and policed, ”
there had been some executions for
disorders and the populace was uneasy
over the general situation.
The reasons fur the departure of
Gutierres have not yet been explained |
to the Slate department, and the be
lief prevails that, with the 5000 troops 1
accompanying him from Mexico City
and Generals Blanco and Robles, he la
endeavoring either to join General i
Garrison Wants Truth of Con
ditions Told in Schools.
Government's Supplì/ of Ammuni
tion at Present Sufficient tor
Only 30 to 40 Minutes.
New York Preparation for the de-
fenae of the United Slates in the event
of war was advocated by Secretary of
Twenty thousand persona. Including
War Garrison, Henry L. Stimson, ez-
many notables, were killed in the
secretary, and William C, Sanger, ex-
earthquake in Italy.
assistant secretary, who were speakers
The American branch of the Rod
at a discussion on the military require
Cross is asking help to aid the Italian
Obregon and tho Carram a element, or ments of the country at the Republican
intends to sot up an ind 'pendent fac club here Monday.
Five governments are in the Chl- tion.
Secretary Garrison ssid there was
cage wheat pit buying heavily, to-
Light was thrown on the conduct of
gather with many foreign individuals. Gutierrez by tho receipt here from l no occasion for hysteria or fear of
When the gar
Russian generals have Vera Cruz of the copies of letters said
risons in Hawaii ami at the Panama
been discharged from important posi to have been exchanged between Gen
! canal were manned, ho said, the mo
tions. according to the Hamburg Freni- eral Gutierres and Generals Obregon
View ot Scarborough, on the east coast of England, which, together with Whitby
and Candido Aguilar, dated January 7, bile army in the United Stales would
liarikpool. »as j demblatt.
bombarded by the German raiding squadron of cruisers
approximately tho time when Gutier number 25,000 men.
A resolution was offered in congress
Mr. Garrison said that in his opinion
rez announces! to the convention that
asking the secretary of war for in
From numerous places in the affect Starring Chinese Sell
he waa working on plana for tho pacifi the regimenta should be increased to
formation as to the strength of coast
ed regions calls for doctors and medi
cation of Mexico.
Briefly, hia plan their full strength of 1863 men each,
Wire« to Iluy food defense guns.
cine are reaching Rome.
waa to unite with Generala Obregon thereby making a mobile army of 50,-
dict was reciting the thanksgiving
Gov. Bleaae, of Sooth Carolina, who and Aguilar in deposing General V|lia 000 men. and that congress should
Pekin — The ordinary suffering in
after the morning mass when the
near the end of his term, has from control of the convention forces. make provisions for 1000 additional
China has been so intensified by loss
pardoned and paroled 1460 convicts, Eliseo Arredondo, head of the Carran officers.
“The National guard," the secre
At the capitol two magnificent can-
za agency, here, made public the text
besides disbanding the state militia.
dleaticks fell and were broken, At provinces the sale of wives and chil
of the correspondence. The letter pur tary said "is still far from what it
the Palazzo del Drago, where Thomas dren is being carried on extensively.
porting to have been signed by General should be. Wo must get a reserve of
cisco was killed when he fell on his
trained men in the stales, a reserve of
Nelson Page, the American ambassa
The Manchus of Shansi province face. The long stem punctured the Gutierrez follows:
army officers to command the men.
dor lives, several cracks in the build
have resorted to this practice so gen roof of hie mouth and entered the
ing, which had already eixsted, opened
dido Aguilar. wherever they may be: We should have the truth told in the
Scholars should be
wider, and plaster fell in several of erally that President Yun Shi Kai has
By virtue of a decision reached be public schools.
issued a mandate in which he speaks
The battleship Kansas sustained tween Generala Robles, minister of told of our years of travail and be pre
Statuary at Rome Cracked. Street
damage in the big storm off the Vir war; Lucio Blanco, minister of the in parer! to deal with the problem of de-
of the conditions as "heartrending."
fenae in later years."
car Line Quit —King Goes to
Senators Approve Army
"In former days, ” according to the ginia coast, which it will require two terior; Eugenio Aguirre Benavides,
Mr. Garrison asserted that it would
weeks to repair, it was reported on the sub-secretary of war, and myself we
Scene of Catastrophe.
Coast Defense Measures mandate, "the banner men (followers warship's arrival in Hampton Roads. believe it patriotic and honest to ad be of infinite value to have the thous-
Washington, D. C. — War depart of the Manchu banners) of Shansi
dress you in order to point out the con amis of enlisted men annually dis
British aviators early In the week
charged from the army and the re
London — Reports early Thursday ment bills to strengthen the army and were supported by the Ta-ying gran dropped bombs on the German posi venience of you suspending your ad signed or retired officers where they
But since the revolution they tions in Antwerp, according to a Neth vance towards thia capital while we
morning are that 15,000 persons are create a reserve corps were taken up ary.
are formulating a plan of campaign could bo found and recalled to service
buried in the ruins of Avezzano alone. Wednesday by the senate military com have been dealt with in accordance erlands newspaper dispatch.
in the event of their being needed.
King Victor Emmanuel has gone to mittee in open session with Secretary with the common rule, namely, all sup damage done by the bomba has not that we intend to pursue against Gen
Mr. Stimson said Americans should
eral Francisco Villa, whom wo have
the afflicted district, and troops are
Garrison and his aides present to ex port has been withdrawn. The fac been ascertained.
always had the Intention of separating be assured that the fate of the Bel
being rushed to do relief work.
Geneva reports that numbers of the entirely from the conventionist army gians never should become theirs.
plain the various projects. Members tories of the banner men have also
advocated that the standing army be
Rome—Italy again has been visited of the committee indicated by their been suspended on account of lack of
increased to, 50,000 men, exclusive of
are depositing country."
by an earthquake of wide extent, questions their general approval of the funds. Therefore means of livelihood
the reserve a’nd coast artillery, and to
large sums of money in Switzerland
which, according to the late advices, measures.
more than 100,000 men, including the
have been greatly reduced. The win and are giving orders for the purchase
has resulted in the death of 12,000
Steamer Cranley, Scarred
reserve, which he described as the
Senator Dupont, however, objected ter will set in very soon, and it is ex of quantities of American securities.
persons and injury to possibly 20,000
by Emden. Now at Astoria foundation for a citizen army. Sup-
more in towns and villages destroyed. to the bill providing for the addition pected that the prices of foodstuffs
Representative Sinnott, of Oregon,
pliea for such an army also should be
The aged and the young
The shock was the strorgest Rome of 1000 officers to the mobile army,
in the house, severe, j criticised the
Astoria, Ore.--Bearing several vis provided for Mr. Stimson asserted.
will be starved to death, wht'e tne
has felt in more than a hundred years. contending that it would create nearly
Democratic leaders for resorting to ible marks of her encounter with the
Congressional committees, he con
stronger ones will wander from their
The town of Avezzano, in the Abruzzi a thousand vacancies in the grade of
legislative trickery to kill the Oregon German cruiser Emden the British tinued, had asserted that tbs United
department, 63 miles east of Rome,
Cranley arrived Tuesday States had from 50 to 60 per cent of
apple box bill, which but for their steamer
second lieutenant and provide for a
"Therefore we are very anxious
has been leveled to the ground.
activities probably would have been morning 19 days from Mojl, Japan. the necessary ammunition
about them, and it is hereby ordered
She will load the supplies donated by coast artillery.
8000 persons are reported to have been
passed before adjournment.
Upon application to
that 2000 shih (a shih is 100 litres) of
the people of Oregon for the relief of General Crosier, he said, he learned
i ant colonels.
Secretary Daniels wrote to a little
rice from the Ta-ying granary ot the
the starving Belgians.
Secretary Garrison said the bills
In many small towns surrounding .
that thia was enough to last for 30 or
Shansi province be delivered over to boy and girl of Corvallis, Or., telling
partially had been prepared in the war college
Captain Alex Henderson, her mas 40 minutes of actual firing.
the major of the garrison, to be dis them he was sorry he could not grant
wrecked, while at Naples a panic oc by his direction and that he had di
ter, brings a thrilling story of his one
"In 1912,” he said, "we had ammu
their request that the school children
that efficiency of the army tributed to the genuine sufferers."
curred and houses fell at Caserta, a J rected
sided battle with the Emden and that nition enough to supply an army of
of Oregon be permitted to make the
short distance to the east.
i should be the end sought.
the Cranley escaped destruction is 450,000 men for half a day's battle at
voyage through the Panama Canal on
From below Naples in the south to statements
of the reason of the appor Czar Sends 1,000,000 New
little less than a miracle.
a rate equal to that with which ammu
the famous battleship bearing their
Ferrera in the north, a distance of1' tionment selected would be drafted at
The event occurred at the port of nition was consumed in the battle of
more than 300 miles, and across almost ‘ once
for the committee.
Penang, Straits of Malay, where the Mukden. Now, after great efforts. It
Through the solicitude of mothers steamer waa lying at anchor, with has been increased to a supply suffi
Discussing the bill providing for the
the width of the country, the undula-
London — That Russia has started a
tory movement contained for a conaid- ' creation of a reserve corps by grant, new army of from 800,000 to 1,000,000 and other relatives the British soldiers some French and Russian cruisers and cient for a day and a quarter."
seem to be getting more marmalade torpedo boats.
ing power to the secretary to discharge
One morning, just at
men toward West Prussia to co-operate
and jam than they can consume; the dawn, the Emden, which hail been dis
men from the regular army
In Rome it was thought at first that competent
consequence is that many a peasant guised by the addition of a "fake" Continual 1 remblings Keep
two shocks had occurred,
but the i into the reserve at the end of one year
seimographic instruments in the ob- of
< service, Mr. Garrison said the pres and the forces on the Vistula, is indi woman behind the lines has had her funnel so as to resemble a British
Quake Victims in Terror
reserve system, which had pro cated, think military authorities, by larder supplied with a quantity of vessel, steamed into port and circling
servatories showed there was only one, ent
A renewal of seismic dis
a force of only 16 men in two dispatches from Petrograd which say sweetmeats that will last her for years. within a hundred yards of the Cranley,
which beginning at 7:55 o’clock in the duced
turbances early Sunday served to add
morning, lasted from 22 to 30 seconds. ,; years, was a "vacuum." His plan, he
General Carranza has added to his
to the terror of the people in parts of
In the capital itself, so far as believed, would bring to the army a the Russians have reached a point 40 program of reform the granting of ab No. 5, fired two broadside« at her.
the district that was visited by the
miles east of the German fortress of
known, there was no foes of life, but a class of recruits not now available.
solute divorce. Any judge in Mexico—
heavy earthquake last Wednesday.
The secretary strongly urged the Thorn, after defeating a cavalry de
great deal of damage was done,
if he cares to take the chance of Car
Although the shocks were light,
churches and statues suffering most. enactment of the bill providing for the
It is believed that the plan is to ranza's reseating himself at Cbapulte- It passed through 15 feet of coal, rico- buildings which had been cracked and
For a time the people were stricken officers’ reserve corps.
pec - may now annul a marriage con
were tottering from the effecta of the
with fear and there was a veritable
Even with the other bills enacted, he crush the German forces in the region tract. The law became effective on chetted through the deck and pilot
panic in the hospitals, monasteries and said, the department would be faced,
New Year's day. Mexico has hereto
rased. In Avezzano and Sora, the
convents. The buildings on both sides i in time of war, with the problem of in East Prussia and the one advancing
again, pierced the deck and went out
fore never granted more than a legal
towns which suffered most from the
of the Porta del Popolo, the north en providing officers for a force of 350,- on West Prussia, and also to operate
separation. The new law not only pro the other side of the vessel.
disaster, the people left their tem
trance to Rome, threatened to fall, and 000 men, and it now had no list of against the lines of communication of
vides for divorce with the right to re
porary shelters and took refuge in
the eagle decorating the gate crashed graduates of military schools or other the Germans operating before Warsaw.
marry, but makes the dissolution of in the steamer's hull to repair the often places.
civilians competent to take these posi
to the ground.
the union so simple that the mere
Rain and extremely cold weather in
Allies Report Heavy Loss
The obelisk in St. Peter’s square tions.
agreement of man and wife to break craft was also hit in several places by some parts of the district are hamper
was shaken and badly damaged, while
In Aisne Valley fighting their marital contract is sufficient.
ing badly the work of rescue.
did any serious damage.
the statue of St. John Lateran and the the coast artillery bill would bring I
particularly true of Sora, where a cold
The German and French accounts of ley's second engineer was struck on
statues of the apostles surmounting I that arm of the service up to 50 per
London—The German official report
rain fell Saturday night and Sunday.
the Basilica are in danger of collapse. cent of the strength it would have in issued at Berlin Saturday, says that the fighting on the Western front the arm. shoulder and in the side by
In many of the towns which were
pieces of shrapnel and waa seriously
The famous colonade decorating the war. He said be had considered this the entire north bank of the Aisne has
thrown down by tho earthquake it is
desperate battle near Soissons.
The hurt, but has recovered.
dome of the church of St. Charles Cat- the most urgent matter, because the
feared there are still living persons
been cleared of French troops and that issue is not wholly decided, but the
inari was cracked.
A large piece of isolated position of the United States
beneath the debris and that unless
the cornice of the Jesuit church of St.
they are extricated soon, they will
Agnatius broke and fell with a crash portance. A single shot from a big plished only under the fire of German ground northeast of the town, while
Berlin—The Reichanzeiger has pub- perish.
which added to the fright of persons gun, he said, would sink a $15,000,000 heavy guns. A further announcement
Detailed reports received in the cap
The French are now de Iished a decree signed by Emperor
battleship, but no foe would take a from the main headquarters of the progress.
in the neighborhood.
ital regarding Italy’s stupendous earth
Ceilings in many of the houses fell, ' chance against the coast defenses in German army says that as a net result
esty, in view of the seriousness of the quake disaster increase rather than di
several persons being injured in that order to drop a few random shells into of the three days’ fighting northeast of the south bank of the Aisne. Em
present situation, asks that all festiv minish the appalling list of dead and
Soissons about 5200 prisoners, 14 guns,
formally held on the occasion of the enormous property loss.
General Weaver, chief of the coast six machine guns and some revolver
Several streetcar lines suspended |
The Messaggero, after making a
be omitted this year.
spired by his presence, the German
operations because of the
damage artillery, told the committee that the ; guns were captured.
is made, however, of the careful compilation of all the figures it
United States had expended $175,000,-
caused by the earthquake.
The further statement is made that
has been able to gather from the dis
1 celebrations usually held in churches
At Torre Cajetani, about 37 miles 000 on its coast defenses since 1888, | the French suffered heavy losses, from position of the enemy.
and schools. The emperor asks even tricts and villages hitherto isolated,
east of Rome, almost the entire village
4000 to 5000 dead French soldiers be-
that the many letters and telegrams announces that the number of dead and
was destroyed, while at Arnara the best in the world.
ing found on the battlefield.
ready begun in the Washington legis
generally sent to him on his birthday injured in the Abruzzi district alone is
municipal building collapsed.
by societies and private individuals, 80,000 without including the Sora dis
400,000 to Meet Serbs.
British Gain One Mile.
German authorities declare the re be dispensed with.
Tide Swelled by Gale.
London—The Petrograd correspond
Paris—The Havas Agency has re- ports of atrocities by German soldiers
Deny Kitchener Version.
Boston—Features of the storm which ent reports it is the general belief in ceived a dispatch from Stomer, dated are pure fabrications.
Parisian Tots Get Toys.
Berlin—One of the statements made
lashed Southeastern New England Russia that the projected new invasion January 10, which relates a British
Paris — Gifts of toys, which were
Eighty citizens of Terre Haute,
Thursday were the unusually high tide of Servia is due to the urgent de victory and an advance near La Basse Ind., have pleaded guilty to corrupting sent from the United States on the by Lord Kitchener, Great Britain's
that swept into Massachusetts Bay in mands of Hungarian statesmen that of one mile. The message follows :
collier Jason, were distributed to more secretary of state for war, in his re
the ballot in the last election.
the forenoon and the damage to tele something should be done to defend
"The British, by an impetuous at
than 5000 children, whore fathers are view on the progress of military oper
East St. Ixiuis, III., reports that fighting for France.
graph and telephone wires in Bristol their country, otherwise they threat tack, stormed the strongly entrenched
The ceremony ations in the house of lords on January
county, in Rhode Island and in Eastern en that Hungary will look after her German position near La Haase after a Italian army officers are in that vicin was of a semi official character and 6, is challenged in a statement issued
Connecticut. The tidal rise in this self. It is said that an expedition of vigorous shelling. Thia is an import ity buying cavalry horses by the thou was conducted at the Hotel de Ville. from the German ’army headquarters.
city came within 1.22 feet of the 400,000 men is being made ready un ant strategic point and its occupation sands.
The toys were distributed by William Lord Kitchener stated in his address
record established in the famous gale der the nominal command of Archduke represents an advance of one mile.
Letters received in Montreal from G. Sharp, United States ambassador that the Indian troops were surprised
of 1851, when Minot’s Ledge light Eugene of Austria, to which will be The British losses were slight, but the the West Indies declare the German to France, assisted by Madame Poin at Givenchy in December and lost a
house was destroyed, and was the fifth attached a German general as the real Germans lost heavily.
Many Germans cruiser Karlsruhe was sunk in battle. care, wife of the French president, trench, which they afterward regained.
big tide in the last 15 years. Summer leader.
were taken prisoners.’”
and Paris city officials, including the The German headquarters contend, that
It Is declared that Servia will not mayor and prefect of police.
residences were badly battered.
thia trench never was retaken and is
now be satisfied with anything less
still In the possession of the Germans.
Albanians I'jpn Attack.
Silver Fox Found Dead.
than complete possession of Herzego
All on Scharnhorst Loot.
General and Millions Go.
Athens — The Albanian insurgents,
Portlands’ silver fox is no more. vina and Dalmatia.
Swiss Hear Heavy Guns.
Amsterdam — Information received according to information which has The little animal was found dead in
Mexico City—At Its session Tuesday
The house, by a vote of 204 to 174,
at Berlin is to the effect that none of reached here,
the his cage at Washington Park zoo, a
I’arir A heavy connonade was heard
the sovereign convention of the revo
the officers or crew were saved from heights of Ritspol. They have placed victim of old age. He had been in the
lution decided to demand from General on the Swiss frontier near Hasel Mon
the German crusier Scharnhorst, sunk guns in position for use against Du- zoo for many years and was one of the stitutional amendment for the enfran Gutierrez, the new provisional presi day and a red glare in the sky at night
off the Falkland Islands by the British razzo, the Albanian port recently principal attractions for children. For chisement of women
dent, who fled from the city on Jan indicated that villages and farmhouses
squadron. Seven officers and 171 men shelled by Italian forces, and where some time he had showed signs of
A fierce snow, wind and rain storm uary 16, that he give an accounting re were burning, according to a dispatch
were saved from the Gneisenau, seven Essad Pasha and his troops, represent failing. Silver foxes are so rare that swept the Atlantic states, killing and garding 105,000,000 pesos ($5,250,- from Berne. No foreigners will be
men from the Nürnberg and four offi ing the provisional government, are a good specimen is said to be worth injuring several people and doing great 000.) They assert this amount had allowed to remain in Alsace after Jan
cers and 15 men from the Leipezig.
damage to property.
been in the treacury.
uary 20, It is said.
Italian Villages Destroyed; Big