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TITE SrORMXG OREGOXIAX. FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 1915.
GERMANS PRESS ON
JAPAN SEEKS TRADE
Southern End of Russian Line
Still Further Menaced.
New Opportunities in Philip
pine Islands Are Seen.
(Great Final Clean
NATIVES ARE FRIENDLY
TWO WORE FORTS TAKEN
Sensational Bargains Friday and Saturday
The purpose of this great Economy Sale is the quick disposal of all small lots, odd lots, styles
not to be continued to make way for the New Greater Economy Basement Store.
Berlin Report Pnranlt at Several
Points and Record Capture of
Tbousanda of Prisoners and
Chine- Merchant Strong la In
terior, b Cannlnt Method Are;
in Difr JiptacM
bor I in I nd.
At many poInU between Galveston
and Houston, many people war out on
th so or In boats searching for bodies
of relatives believed drowned by the
high water along the shoro west of
Galveston Bay and the ship channel.
Maay Malldlaaa A reeked.
It la reported that flv persona were
lost at Morgan Point. Wrecks of numer
ous frame buildings wer seen In the
trip from Houston to Galveston.
The second relief train waa leaving
Houston for Galveston . today at X
o clock. . .
A sailor, believed to b a sorxlvor
of the wrecked dredge Sam Houston,
drifted onto th mainland between
Clifton-by-tbe-S and ban Leone late
Tuesday, clinging to a pole and a bit
of wreckage. The man waa In a daied
condition! and told that h "was th
only on left of a party of friend on
a drd in th gulf." It Is belived
bor that virtually th entire crew of
th Sam Houston has been lost.
TOM KICH-YKDSON IS SAKE
Portland 3lan Telcsrapha He Es
caped Trias Hood and Mortu.
Tom Klchardson. of Portland, who
waa In th Texas storm center, is safe.
This was made known to his wife In a
telegram received by her yesterday.
TOKfO. Jutjr 1. Correspondence of
Japan's trad la th Philippines' Js th
idmuii w Rich Dr. K. ilixuM Erlna-a
W-k to Ilia (Hoar countryman aftar an
stanst boataaae trin throughout tha
America an hiaalaao. It. Mlyan
urn y h l imprvtatou la an artlcl
which b call -Japan in tha Fnillp-
l'n-)uailoBabIy. Mr. Mlyama thinks,
tha Uiaats rar n mocb greater saar-
ht for JaHHM rowtl.
Point. n out that aftar tha t"nltd
etatae coa Knaland and tban Japar
In point of trade tha wntar remaxae
mat notwithstanding Japan's o-
araeMcal advanta- ovar bar rivaia
n Has bn abla lo surpass only tir
mr and 'hin In tradme with tha
tlaad. Tha Chines, ra says, ra aa
po:ally stron In tfta Interior, bat ha
tuns tn natives haa llla raspaet
"for lha cunn n Chine, wbosa way
thay nvt Uka.
Atl aaatlaaaat Fradlr.
Aa for antt-Japanes sentiment. Tr.
ll?am l happy to ay ha found Bona
at all- Ha sy: Thi natives, aunar
tna to soma aitant from hlt eppra-
i4)i. Sat Ittlia ral respect for taair
mi.itri In fact thr aaams vr -
w.ira to tra: a rmr friendship
for ta Japan, than for anjr otbar
re-. van lha aavax snowies- mam
smdn-ss.- Both tha American authorl
tiaa and tha natlvea ha declares, wel
cmn i he Japanese and treat tham with
-Tha aothorttiea aapa-lallr deslr to
InlrcKluc, mora labor from Japan, sa
t ia Jacanesa Vroa mora eatlefactory
in this rp-t than tha native. Tha
whit hemp iornpnla utlltae Japanaaa
lbr aa far aa they can. with satis-frtr-
result. Thus th demand for
Japanese Ubor In tha rhllippin la al
mo.t irllmtted at present. New planta.
tiona are alwaja heme created and tha
new industry of abaca promisee a pha
somrnal development that will further
lacre-i.e the dentand for labor.
Desaaed for ditto laerraa
Tha arrltar aeea no reason why Japan
should nut supply to tha Klllplnoa w Bat
waa formerly aupplwrd by Utrmtnf and
furnish some of lha thine wblcn now
cum a from tha I'nlted blatea. Ther la
an incretns; demand for Japaneaa
trtrh and for cement and leather of
all bind. "Moat of tha aboea worn
by tha Kil plnra," ha say, "ara Import
ed from tha I'nlted Mate, but tha na
tives ha, a wlda fact, to which tha aboaa
mada In Japan ara nwri adapted. a
at"l4 supply there
Many thmes which ara now coins to
wat la tha Philippine, ha thlnka.
could b profitably , x ported to Japaa
and rat.le good uso of. Uk,iM much
1'U.plno raw material could ba Import
ad Into Japan, manufactured and tan
old as porta.
6C0 FARMERS AT PICNIC
fcenalor -Inter and Federal Irri Ra
tion Officials Yakima Sakcr.
NMRTII TAKIMA. Wash, Anc. 1
f-ipecial r)ia hundred farmer and
their wlee. (epreaeniina; tha Tlaton
;r-n(. Narhe ll-lcbta Commercial
'lub and t'owti-ha Improvement Ueafu.
participated tday In tha annual Joint
picnic f tbeea oranlaatltoa. at tb
Aa-n Whita irM in tha Tleton. com
nio.:tn In the morals-; and continuing
i.nttor Jones and I. D. CDonnall.
of liillinaa. Mont., I'nlted Matee auper
i,or ft irriaation. wer th principal
peakars. Tha former uri-4 culilea
t.on of community spirit and co-operation,
and th latter crop rotation and
HUNDREDS DIE IN FLOOD
trml-Tt T--i rtret
starm-strlchen aeea. My Information
new la that th of life la not -rrat.
aad tb local auinorltiea will b able
o hand a the situation without oalalda
a.atstsBr. I'.tarythlnc p,tbl Is b-In-
dana to retl, condittoBa.
llarbthwaM la l-e-itroyaaV
Tha daatructlua by tha atorm of th
I'a1th-ua at yurfesda. Te, about
f-ii:- below tlaIaton. wa coBlrmad
be courlara from that section ton'cht.
Th-o courier said they hnew po.l
tre!y that I persons loet thair lta
la IS :ihthou. I" collapsed nnJer
th impact of hua-a and roartrx
wind between mMaKM and S .V. M.
Inland for ! mile en each id of
llaustoa th vast, flat South Tazaa
pralr'.aa ar dotted with crushed build.
In. maay l-nUltd trees hae their
braachea whipped almost bar of foll
aaa and th whole country still Is
t.emlna with water from the effects of
a ralBfall of nearty san Inche
which a.-vompaai4 th hurricane.
Maay Safe tipa-are.
Tfvday for th first tlma slnca the
torn, th Intermittent rain. als
as4 aiarmina black cloud, disappeared
and th sun shon brlahtiy. Imrint
th burrtcan th wind waa so cold on
tie prlrl that many hardy person
nearly perished from exposure Incident
to standing for hours In water and
rain after their houses had oocom un
safe. A younc son of Henry llstlman.
near Aleln. died from such expoeure.
Iren-il cars lie on their sides aJonc
the railroada tn thee flate and maor
miles o telearaph po.ea were snapped
vrf or tloan over.
ll.rri. County, where Houston Is sit
uated, has provided large quantities of
u -.infect!, material 10 ue aoout
rod es of doraaatK" animals which per
ished by hundreds along tb ede of
Tram, to rteaaas Taday.
The steamer Honduras, overdu at
Kreeport. Tex . with Jl rersons aoard.
r. rortd her sat arrival there lata to
ear. Kaitroad promised by tomorrow to
litre traina runninc on regular sched
ule from hers to Texas City and thnc
bv bar. about six miles acroaa the
tar to liatveston.
One road sent two trains to Texas
City to.isr. on morning and era even
n(t beta crowded with passengers
carrying permit from Mayor ben
tan.pbe.L of Houston, explaining th
aat'ir of their business In tialveston
nd asking city autorluea there to
admit them. At the City Hall here It
WKa these parrr.'.t wer accessary
la th itreat of order and safety
wh'l the water eupply waa Impaired.
Oaivaetoa city authortuee had de
cleared what amounted to martial law.
TOLL EXACTED OF UNITED STATES BY GERMAN WAR CRAFT
SINCE EUROPEAN W AR BEGAN.
Following Is a list of vessel attacked by German war craft. In
which American property and American lives were menaced with
each Is given Its nationality, the dal of attack, number of Uvea lost
aad nature of attack made.
Evelyn United States. February 1. on American lot. sunk by
"'"earth United States. February 21 three. Americans lost: unk by
B'n William P. Frye I'nlted States. February 2: sunk by captor.
Falaba British. March 21. on American and 111 others lost: sunk
by torpedo. . . .
r.ren Brier I'nlted States. April S: sunk by torpedo.
Cuehlng I'nlted States. April rJ: bombarded by aeroplan.
Gulfllght I'nlted States. May 1. three Americana lost: torpedoed.
Lusltanla British. May T. US Americans and 11(1 others lost,
sunk by torpedo.
Nebraskan United States. Mav 2S: torpedoed.
Armenian Canadian. Jun 20. 21 Americana In crew lost: torpedoed.
Anglo-Callfornian Brlil.h. July 6. two Americans and seven oth
ers lost: torpedoed and shelled.
Leelanaw United States. July 2S: torpedoed and shelled.
Iberian British, July 21. thre Americans and three othera lost,
torpedoed and shelled.
Arabic British. August 1: torpedoed, lost.
Th sinking of th Arabic makes the 170th steamship of mora
than oo tons displacement to be destroyed by German submarines.
Mora than 200 lives of non-combatants have been sacrificed thereby.
The message was sent from I -a Porte,
the center of several Summer colony
. i i -i i . - To sret a
telegram tl. rough to Portland Mr. Itlch-
ardoon had to anve - oim-
mcnarason vm ' " l- -" . .
sleo safe, tha telegram said. Mr. and
Mrs Klchardon were Hormer residents
of that part of Texas.
As La rort" IS snenerru w -
sea. all th damage In that vicinity
ras the result oi mi man -.
.a Porte fatalities Included all .hose
. . k. - .ma.. nf Whlca I .a
towns aiona - ' "-.7 ,
Port la the center. Mrs. Klchardson
......... , In Houston at
tha time of the storm. Only recently
. - . - . i . T . . . .
he organiiea ine r.a nu ' 1
rvelopment League, with beadquar
. . t ... 4 .,Mftr tha direction
tr at riuu"'"" . " - -
of the Houaton Chamber of Commerce.
Mrs. Richardson waa nearly ready to
Join her husband when the storm oc
curred Mr. Richardson formerly was
th director of development work of
the I oriiano i ommfin-i
OProaiTtO WITBDHAWX IX BOTH
UKRMAMT AU FHAXCB.
party la "etchatag will '
Credit, aad French tuitor De
ctde ta art tablaeC
AMSTERDAM, via London. Aug. 1.
Th bvoclallst party In the German
Reichstag, accoroing w m
Baa decided to vote for the war credits
asked by the government.
Political Importance, it is reponeu
from Berlin. Is attached to the an
nouncement by th Vorwaert that Era
peror William has bestowed tb Iron
oa of tn nrst cium on 1
kem. a Socialist leader, for bravery in
The proposed new war loan oi
$i.i).0Oi)."J Is one of the principal
maitera before the session of lha Itelch-
tag. which opens today.
Am.., - -
Itor of I -a Uuerrere Sociale. waich has
been active In advUing a cl -n In
tne ministry oi wr. ,hb.'i' .
that be would support the Cabinet.
It had been expected the Kadlcals
and Radical Socialists would formu
late criticism tomorrow In tli Cham
ber of l-putts of tb Cabinet's con
duct of the war. but the Indications are
now that while a" debate will take
,Ir whan appropriations for the of
flcea of th two undersecretaries In
tbe minl.try of wr am come up It
will ba Ire from asperities.
KMaeada Hank Reduce Sim-k.
SALVM. Or.. Aw. ! I Special.)
State Bank Superintendent ffariseui to
day granted an application of tn Ks
tacala .iate Hank to rertuw Its capital
stock from to tS.. LeKoy
Walker is president of the Institution.
. - . - . in me
Tb rirst ' r - - --- -
a(aMPr bue he ,oliiltlr Blmeelt S
Joursaiut. The second .ar ne "-'"--
IB- (lt ' r he bpe be la a eood r
enter and deeea t h ta lr sn'i '""--.
.. i, . ' i.i a are
Uf reporivrw. - -
HTllOWING WHESE ARABIC
"Vi.LU.ITA.M-K TOR PI DOC
tOrai. -S Off MNSk'.l.
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TO If P )Ot 0 OFF FA&TT ET
BERLIN, via London. Aug. 1. A
further advance on the part of the
German army which Is attempting to
rapture th Important Russian fortress
of Prest-Utovsk was announced her
officially tobay. The statement says
that outer positions of the fortress
Announcement also was made of the
capture of two forts north of Novo
georgiersk. which has been Invested
by th Germans for several days. In
Inking these forts 1000 prisoners and
12S cannon acre captured
Th statement says:
"Army group of Field Marshal Ton
Hindenburg On the occasion of cap
turing riovno. an-additional JO officers
and J 9 JO men were taken prisoners.
Itasslaaa Are Panned.
"l"ndr pressure of the Ions of Kovno.
the Russians were c bilged to evacu
ate their positions opposite Kal
warya and Suwalkl. Our troops are
pursuing them further south. Ger
man troops crossed the Narew west of
Tyntocln. They captured 00 Russians.
"The army of General Von Gallwiti
las msde progress In an easterly
direction. North of Blelsk. our troops
reached the railway from Brest
Litovsk. Three thousand Russians
were taken prisoners.
"In the northeastern section of
N'ovogeorclevsk two forts on the north
front were taken by storm, more than
1000 prisoners and 125 cannon falling
Into our hands.
Prlaea Lepld Advaaeleg.
"Army group of Prlnc Leopold of
Bavaria Th left wing drove the
enemy, continuously fighting, before
It. The right wing, breaking for
ward across tha Bug at Melnlk. drove
the enemy out of his strong position
In the north of this section and Is
"Army group of Field Marshal von
Mackensrn Th crossing over the Bug
between Xlemlrow and Janow has been
taken possession of by allied troops.
"Before Brest - Lltovsk. German
troops penetrated Into outer positions
of the fortress nesr Rokltno. south
east of Jano. South of Viadova our
troops ara pursuing; the defeated
PETHOGRAD, Tla London. Aog. 1.
..... - . . . tha left bank
of the Bug River, where the Germans
have b-.en pushed back soutnwsst oi
. - . i j .. - .4 in th reelon of Vladi-
mlr-Wnlynsk. have allayed fears for
Kovel (on the main railroad line be
tween Brest - Lltovsk and Lutsk),
although government Institutions
already hav been withdrawn from the
POPE GIVES PEACE HINT
Reception of Dulrh Envoy Regarded
aa Important Step.
P.OMK. via Paris. Aug. 1. Pop
Benedict In receiving Minister Ragout,
vho presented his credentials as Dutch
mvoy accredited to the Holy See, ex
rcssed the hope thst the decision of
. ........w AV.Vnmmt tt. I n in K ren
in I'Uli u B " " 1 - " .
resented at the Vatican after the lapse
OI la years nuini
port ant factor In the near future In
events leading to the pacification of
The words are Interpreted here as
confirming the view that th Dutch
legation to th papacy was intttled
principally to allow Holland to follow
and support papal Initiative In favor
of peace, and also to enable tha Dutch
the p ace conference at th close of
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ARROW AT LEl f POI.XTS LOCATIOSI OK ARABIC DISATt
Less Than Half Price
Cretonnes, nets, voiles, mar
quisettes, scrims. 50c to 60c
curtain materials, now
I Sc. Basement
50x50 Cloths 69c
60x60 Cloths 98c
72x72 Cloths $1 39
12x12 Napkins, doz. ,49c
Regularly 50c. Regula
tion style, light and dark
ilk boot, seamless foot, ex
tra reinforced heels and toes.
All wanted colors and black.
Ad white, or with col
ored collars and cuffs. In
popular regulation style.
All sizes. Basement
3 Big Specials
Three-piece Glass Pepper I fta
and Salt t-ets, special, set..
Broken sets of four, five nnd
slx-piec Olass Water Beta. MO n
recular I2.25. sale.....
Base as eat.
75c Childs Dimity
Crossbar dimity sleep
ers, without feet, fasten
ing down the back, drop
seat. Sizes 2 to 12 years.
New designs, stamped
I artre. full sizes, made
th war In case It should be held at
Slxty-Ftanr Euro" or InBtrnctlon.
SEATTL.K. Aug. ! Sixty-four men
"iVH.C - WERE AMERICANS HAVE
' : !
No Phone or Mail Orders for Economy Sales '
MorcUndiso of cJ Merit Only"
Four styles, for all figures.
Of coutil, high bust, new waist
line, long hips and back. .All
all Aprons 29c
Regularly 45c. Blue
and white checks, cover
all style. Basement
Three Pairs for 50c
Well-known brand, with re
markable wearing qualities, san
itary dye, reinforced, all sizes.
Regulation style, plain
or laced fronts. All white,
or with colored trimming.
Muslin and Crepe
Selling regularly to $1.35
In many pretty styles, slip
over, set-in or kimono sleeves.
Trimmings of laces, braids and
50c Boys' Tapeless
Of blue chambray,
black sateen, soisette,
light and fancy stripes.
6 to 15 years. Basement
Odd lots and samples
of tailored and fancy
waists, mussed from han
have enrolled for the business men's
Federal Instruction camp to begin at
ATnnHran Lake, near Tacoma, next
Monday. Several other enrollment are
BEEN TORPEDOED BY GERMANS
.maaaanaaaanaaasaaaaas-ananas-aaaaaaasaaaaa-ns-na-aaaam. . - - "
Wash Suits . 35c
Three Suits for $1.00
Plain blue and tan, also fan
cy combinations, with striped
waist and plain trousers. Sizes
22 to 8 years.
Regularly 35c. Light
and dark colors. Fitted
Fine ribbed cotton, low
neck, sleeveless, tight knes, per
fect fitting, excellent wearing.
All sizes. Basement
Sizes to 17 years. Of
fancy lawns, trimmed
with embroidery. Come
in several pretty colors.
Trimmed with ruffles of lace
insertions and edging, embroi
dery ruffles or plain scalloped
edges. Double-panel style.
Regular 25c to 75c.
Many designs, on linen
art cloth j also darning,
shoe and corset bags.
In Economy Basement.
From 50c to $2.0C
For women, boys and
girls. ' Basement
ALLIES AGREE THKV WILL ISSUE
Date and Otber Detail Still Vader Cos
alderatlon Market to Be Support
ed to Reduce Loss.
WASHINGTON". Aug-. 19. "The allied
governments have agreed In principle
that cotton Is contraband of war. The
exact date when this announcement
will be made is still under considera
tion, as well as other details connected
with the proclamations."
This statement was authorized today
at the British Embassy.
It was explained here today that the
allies refrained from making cotton
contraband at the outset of the war
because of conditions in the United
States, where a large crop had been
planted, and a contraband order then
would, in their opinion, have been far
more serious.- ;
K'or th- allies contend the cotton
states have been prepared for a change
in policy by reductions of acreage.
Some of the cotton in this country,
allied quarters acknowledge, may be
affected by the change, and for that
reason it has been decided to stana Be
hind the market to minimise embar-
. -.1 avniri a n,rmanpnt de.
i asMi" " i
crease in American cotton plantings.
The principal reason for declaring
cotton contrabad is that it Is one of
the principal sources of smokeless pow
Koscbnrg Man to Talk at Carnival.
ROSEBUBG. Or., Aug. 19. (Special.)
Binger Hermann left here today for
Port Orford, Curry County, where he
will deliver an address at the Agate
Regular to $1.75
Klos-fit and string-top
skirts, black or colors.
Deep flounces. All
$1 Boys' Cordu
roy Trousers 69c
Full cut, extra quality mouse
colored corduroy, all seams
taped. Sizes for boys 5 to 1 7
Of Amoskeag cham
bray, full style, deep
Swiss-ribbed cotton, low
neck, sleeveless, stay-on shoul
der straps, comfortable arm
holes, extra wearing quality.
Regularly to $5.00. In
checks and serges, in
most wanted colors. Sizes
2 to 6 years. Basement
Covers for 29c
A good assortment of corset
covers of longcloth in all sizes.
Yokes of embroidery, lace in
sertion, ribbon, edgings.
Bathroom size, 18x36
inches, hit-and-miss pat
terns, with colored bor
ders. Firmly woven.
Voiles, lawns, organ
dies, allover embrcidery.
Dozens of the latest
Carnival next week. Mr. Hermann for
merly lived In Curry County, where
he taught school In the early days.
FLEET IS MENACING RIGA
RnssiaB Ships Avoid Clasb With
Larger Sea Force.
PETROGRAD, Aug. 19, via London,
Aug. 20. That German warships again '
are approaching Riga, the big Rus
sian port on the BaltTc, is Indicated by
an official communication issued here
tonight. The communication says:
"Our warships protecting the en
trance of the Gulf of Riga drew closer
yesterday, owing to the great superi
ority of the enemy's fleet.
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