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TITE MOKXIXG OREGOXIAX. TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 1915.
WARSHIP IS SUNK
French Destroy Torpedo-Boat
Closely Following Russian
Victory Near Riga.
ARMY RESERVE IS
FIRST I GAMPS
BRITISH BOMBARD COAST
n of Ytwli Make Attack at
ar 7rrbrrrr. Belgium.
IUe of Kar-rr rtotllU of
LNv-N Auf. S3 Fottowlne; rlese
rv o tr.e report of the amkin of a
Cerrraa battl- cruifr In the Baltic Sea
of two Urnun cruisers aad eixht
inrpMlo-bAAtj bv the Russiane In the
flulf of K ia, rame Mil todar of fur
ther activities, by the eea fon:ea of the
alliee. la which a riermaa torpedo
tveat was lunk off Oatend by two
Krrtv-a torpelo-boate. and too Oar-nan
position on the F:cian rowt between
Zeebrux. Knork, and Llsseweshe
were bombarded by a fleet of 4 British
The result of IB British attack had
Vet been annrmnred temleht, bat a re
port from Fl'ishlnr. Holland, aatd the
reply br the Urman ran ceased after
hmmvy rleuda of fmoli, appeared over
Zeefcrwaae fakeaariae Baa.
Zeebruase became a baa for German
snbmartnea. arcorlinr to reporta, aooa
aft r the con-iuerine; of Heiauim.
The jermaa report of the attack on
the Hetcian roaat follow,:
-Karey this moraine; an tnrinr fleet,
rnnaia&jn? of tMiat 4 ship, appeared
before ZeebrusTe and steamed away
aaata la a northwesterly direction aft
er bavin been bombarded by our
f er rocrmd'a relabratloa of th e Riara
aval battle continued onUI laet mid
m!t a vast crowd laklnc part In Da.
trtotic demonstrations before rovern
ment buildiass and the Prltlah Km
r. Tbe German battle rrulMr. aald to be
the Mliae. waa auak la the Baltic Pea
r a Frirish aubmartce while the bat
tle of l;:s un-rfer way. according: to
announcement by the Russian naval de
partment. a e rile tMta ITve Days.
The battle of th Gulf of Rlra be-
would not accept the Domination If
tendered him. ill, letter to ex-Governor
Mtokes. of New Jersey, want to
that extreme, and moat bo accepted
a to Anal word from thta New Yorker.
There la no dencinc there waa at rone;
support for Hughes In many parts of
the country. II waa retarded by
sreat many Rcpabhcana and former
Prosreaalves aa an Ideal man to brine
the two wince of the Republican party
together In 11. for he waa such
maa aa could. If nominated, command
not only tbe support of the regular
Kepubllcana. but of moat If not all
thoe who followed Roo,evlt In 11S.
With Hushse eliminated. Republicana
who arc looxtnr for a strong com
promlaa candidate are bow compelled to
tak pp taeir search and go over other
The ona man. next to Hue are. who
seems to qualify aa a rompromtaa can-
r, 'vs&ss'iz.r' vork.oP.rn. public favor is sought
sylvanla. Ohio or Illinois, there even
now would be a tremendous movement
under way to boost him before the
Kepublicaoa and the Progresstvea
Comma: from Idaho. Senator Borah'e Cnlt, aa Planned, Include Men Re
name baa not figured aa prominently
Shorter Term of Service Is
Urged to Train Civilians
Wtfnut Long Enlistment.
aa It woud have figured, had ha been I
representlnj- some bis; Eastern slate.
But It cannot be said that ha or any
other maa will set the full Hug-bes
SUBMARINES SINK FOUR
tired Prom Army and Others
Prorictent in 3Illltarj Study.
Chief Elements Taught.
BltlTl'll A.XD CERVIX DIVTXG
BOATS DIVlbK UOOR9,
TrlU Collier aad Teafoa Merchant
aaaa aad t'.aallah Steasaer and
Bcheoaer a re Dcetreyes.
OCEENSTWON. Aar. SJ The Lam
port Holt liner Piomed, 4S7J tona.
baa been aunk by a German aubmarina.
tier captain, quartermaeter and etew.
ard were killed by ebelle fired by the
aubmarina durmc a purauit of
An officer of the loomed who landed
here today with other aurvlvora, aaya
OREGOXIAN NETWS BUREAU. VTash-
Inirton. Aur. 23. In one sense the
prima object of the lnatruction camps
belnr conducted by Rrirular Army of
flcera at PlatLaburic. N. Y American
Lake. Wash, and an Francisco is to
afford rudimentary military training to
clvlliana who are deairoua of learninft
somethlns; practical about soldiering.
but way down deep the first object of
these camps Is to arouse interest in an
army reserve and to create a wide
spread public sentiment favorable to
the plan of raisins; a reserve corps
which can be called upon. In time of
war, to supplement the recular forces
nd the state militia.
The instruction camps were con
ceived by General Leonard Wood, the
most progressive officer in the Army
four! today, and the most ardent believer in
the establishment of an Army reserve.
Realizing that the Army reserve
problem will come before Congress
that two eubmarlnea wer siahted. Ac-as;aln next seaelnn. In connection with
and this afternoon a relief committee.
beaded by D. K AlbrisrhC superintend
ent of a lares slass factory at Valley
Park, voted to appeal to Governor
Major, of Missouri, for aid. Mr. Al
bright said 1100.000 was needed for th
relief of the destitute In Valley Park.
Many of the flood sufferers will be
without work for two or three weeks.
A shortasre of drlnkloe; wa,ter was
reit In alley Park today, because the
town waterworks plant was flooded.
Through railroad service tonight out
of St. Louis was disturbed as a result
of tbe floods. No through trains were
running over the St. Louis and Ban
Francisco, the Missouri Pacific the
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific or the
St Louis, Iron Mountain A Southern.
Trains over the first three roads
werarouted over the Wabash and the
Burl I niton to the West and Southwest.
Iron Mountain trains to Arkansas and
Texas were routed over the SU Louis
Southwestern as far as Parasrould.
Ark, and thence over the Iron Moun
BROADWAY WORK AIDED
SIX PROPERTY OWNERS AGREE TO
REIMBURSE MRS. BUCKLEY.
cordlna; to bia report, they were tigged
with dummy funnels.
The assistant quartermaster of the
Plomed aald that another ateamer
In atrht at the time and apparently
LONDON. Aug. II. The British
schooner Martha Kdmonda. 143 tona
grows, and owned al Koweey, has been
aunk. Her crew was landed.
SOFIA. Rulcaria. via London. Aug.
21 The Turkteh collier Eapahan has
been torpdo-rd by a UrilUh submarine
at llaldar Pasha, and the steamer
itudoe. a German merchantman, load
ed with munitions and provisions, ha.
been sunk In the Sea of Marmora.
Ir'nT AVnuedhnt"irAout V RIR SHOW DPENS TODAY Hve'eentlmenT
warn the U'rmara ft-et withdrew, sr. wilWeS VI bliu authorized Arr
cord. er o the Prlmxrad offlrtal re
port. The diiMit waa suffered by the
Germans from trie 14th to tbe 19th.
The little Kusta gunboat Flvutrh.
wlca a rrw of 14s men. Is said by the
rtrrrs4 aewapapere to bo the ontv
Kaatajt warship loat la the battle la
ta Gulf of Kisra.
Com rrsri'lrr Teherk-aseov. who dis
tinguished bim.e!f at Port Arthur, was
In charge of the Slvutrh. The num
ber of survivors has not been aa-
Tbe little gunboat la aatd to have met
a glorious defeat, giving shot for shot
at a raaxe of 4 yards with a Ger
man rruiwr eecortinc several torpedo-
boats, and sio taking a German tor-Bedo-boat
with her t tne bottom.
Although the Prealdent of the Imma
announce-! that the German battle
cruiser Moltke ha4 been aunk by a
Rrttiaa aubmarina, thero etill appeare
to b some doubt whether It waa the
Moltke or a vessel of that type which
waa sent to the bottom.
The only other German warship of
the type of the Moltke. according to
I?t5 naval records. Is the battle cruiser
( ym b n. ao:-l to Turkey la 1914, and
re-aareed the Sultan rUlm,
SOt THWEST V.SlllGTOX FAIR TO
:rLir!: all I'orvkh efforts.
WAR CAMP PLAINT HIRE
cr.KJa tiiriutrv urrtut.
not ron a(t or roitjs.
Bertls seralaaa e f Treotsaeat ef I e-
ItraH t'rvtllaa Pilsisns, However,
Declare laMtweit Foaadatsea.
FERIJ.V. via London, Aug. li As
the raault of Increasingly aerioua re
forts concerning the treatment of Ger
man civilian prisoners Interned at
Ambers'. Nova eVotia. according to 1 play-
ie Be lid lams C'rewaew With Utraterk
aad Galas Be parte 4 la Every
Depart sac at.
CIIKHALIS. Waah Aug. U. Spe
tlsL) The 11J bouthwest Washington
Fair alii have more exhibits of live'
stock, chickens, grains, grasses, frul
and vegetables, as well aa more ex
nlbtta by manufacturers and dealers:
greater educational display than ever
before, and on tbe racetrack the big
ge.t string of horses that ever as
This wss exhibitors day and In every
department all waa rush and hustle.
and tomorrow morning the show will
be complete la every detail.
More cattle are on display than ever
shown here before. Among the out
side exhibitors are Alex Chalmers, with
hta Oregoa Shorthorn herd: Walter J
Iomea. of Oregon, with a big herd of
Ayershlres: W. II. Cleveland, of Ures-
and more cue to arrive be-
reak. Additional provision
be made to care for the
later comers who have rattle to show
This means, also, that next season an
other stockbarn muat be provided. The
horsebsrn accommodations are tsxed to
the limit, also, and many splendid ani
male will be shown.
To rare for tbe poultry exhibit this
year the rair manasement built a mod
ern poultry house :0 feet wide and 120
feet long. This is arranged with
double set of pens on each aide and
double row down the center. More than
100 birds will be exhibited.
Heretofore not a great deal of In
terest has been manifested in the
apalry department of the fair, but this
season there will be a creditable dis
which men housed In an unvenulated
and unsanitary factory building bad
been punished for attempted escape and
1-ss aerioua Infractions of the rules by
conoaemrnt In a brick oven, the Ger
man authorities are contemplating re
taliatory measures against Canadians,
both soldiers and civilians. Imprisoned
The German authorltl-s were at first
loath to believe tbe Amherst reports.
The complaints continued to multiply,
bowever. alleging that dirt and dust
are allowed to accumulate, that there
t-s a lack cf sanitary measures and
that generally unbearable living ar
ranxemervis prevail. The utter lack of
pnary in their camped quarters and
h thefl of pai'kagrs intended for
prisoners also is alleged.
Hn the letters of romp!aint praise
the attitude art conduct of Individual
Canadian officers, placing the blame
lor the corMlittons complained of upon
those higher up."
It is learned from reliable resources
that If the German government Is rot
assured Immediately of a change such
as la desired In the Canadian prison.
conditions under whirb Canadians are
held In Germany will be made more
This has been an unusually fine sea
son for the growing of grains and
grasses In Lewis County and fruits of
the earlier varletlea have done splen
didly so an xceptlonal exhibit Is as
The educational exhibit this year will
prove, perhaps, the biggest surprise of
ary feature of the fair. The Eugenics
show Is also attracting much atten
tion. CITIZENSHIP VIEWS GIVE.M
Naturalization Bureau Holds Ability
to Speak Kngll.h Prime Requisite.
WASHINGTON. Auc. Zl. The Bureau
of Naturalization todny marie known
Its views as to the best means of train
ing the alien population In American
While pointing out the Impossibility
of laying down any bard and fast
rules oo the subject, the letter declares
that the prime requisite Is ability to
speak the Kngllsh tongue.
"Above all. they should be taught
that the supreme authority In this
country la the lew. and thst the first
duty of an American citizen Is obedience."
OTTAWA. Ont. Aug. S3 It Is off!
elally statod that reports of ill treat
ment of Germans at Amherst Intern
rn.:cr.f,v",.n::,,r'n.,- m Italians praise America
There were i: men nrielnally interned
mere, most of tnem from German
cruisers sunk early In the war.
ItF.rl BMC tS AB 41 HOPE
JTSTICE AS f!4 DID 4.TE.
Mr-Ma Saaroet Frews all Pana (
Caeiatrr WewldJ Mas Bee TTsrosra
4a Ike Ea-44s, rnwe.
CRI.WMAX Nr:W3 RfREAt. Wash
tnctoa, Aug. St Republicans who had
bop4 to bring about the nomination of
Justice Hughes, of New York, by the
Republican National convention next
year, have ebandoned hope, now that
the Justus has made It plain that he
net only will not become a candidate
asel will not sanction the use of bis
tame, bat 'will decline the nomination
The one hope ef drafting Justice
Hughes grew eat of the fact that while
he several times had asserted that he
woald sot become a caadsdate. be had
tvol goce ao lag aa i say that he
A-.oniptlon of .mhavadorlal Har
den in Turkey No Lljlit Job.
ROME. Aug. CJ. Appreciation Is ex
pressed here In government circles and
by the people of the weighty burdec
undertaken by the American Embassy
In Constantinople In the protection of
Italian Interests In Turkey. I'noffl
ciaily. hones are expressed that the
I nlted States will send additional war
sh'.pa Mny Italians are employed as labor
ers In the Interior of the Turkish
Kmptre remote from the direct Influ
ence of Amerlcsn consuls.
the general military programme. Gen
eral Wood worked out the plan of the
Plattsburg camp, put It Into operation
and followed It with, the establishment
op similar camps in other parte of the
Tlaae for Training Recognised.
General Wood recognises, as do othet
Army men. that 10 days Is not sufTl
elent time to turn out a soldier, and he
Is aware that men who devote 30 dayr
at Plattaburg o rat American Lake, if
tney nave had no previous military ex
penence. are not equipped for active
But men who will apply themselves
for 30 daya each Summer for several
years ran be taught more than the
rudlmenta of soldiering, and In this
way many recruits for an Army re-
ood expects to develop a
In favor of a legally
rmy reserve and also ex
pects that Cham be re of Commerce and
other influential bodies, having ob-
aerved the work at these camps, to go
on record In support of the reserve
Idea. It Is public sentiment he is de
veloping now more than anything else,
for he believes thst once public senti
ment crystallises Congress will feel
the pressure and will be more dis
posed than ever before to consider
seriously the creation of an Army re
serve. Arsay Mrs ta Be la-Haded.
A Congrrsslnnally authorised Army
reserve would be made up of others be
sides men trained at the Summer
camps. It would Include officers and
more especially enlisted men who re
tire from the regular service; It would
Include men who have had military
training In the National Guard and In
the armies of other countries
But one of the most I m porta n
sources would be the Regular Army.
ana. from that aource tbe bulk of th
reserve could be enlisted. In General
Wood's opinion. If Congress would
shorten the term of enlistment In th
Regular Army, so as to Invite Into th
service thousands of young men who
are wining to give a year or two to
perfecting themselves In the military
art. provided they can be at liberty to
take up other pursuits after they have
become trained aoMtera.
Cnt ef Three Feet at One Place aad
Leaa Elsewhere WIU Make Grade
ef Street Uniform.
Arrangements having been made by
a groun of" six owners of property near
Broadway and Williams avenue to
finance the moving of a two -story
frame building, owned by Mrs. Anna K.
Buckley, on the northeast corner of
that Intersection, final details of plans
have been worked out for the lowering
of the grade of Broadway between Lar
rabee street and Union avenue.
"Change - of - grade" proceedinga have
been completed and the city will pre
pare plans for the actual change.
The Improvement means tne lower
ing of Broadway at Williams avenue
and at Ross street two feet. Tbe
change will affect Williams avenue and
Ross street for about one block on each
side of Broadway. A slight lowering
of grade will be necessary at Van
couver avenue. The cbangea at Will-
lama avenue and Broadway would have
left the building owned by Mr a. Buck
ley on a bank three feet above the
level of the etreet- Property owners
favoring the grade change agreed to
lower this building at theirown ex
With the establishment of the Dew
grade on Broadway the city will get
Plans ready for making the actual cuts.
Tbe paving probably will be a project
for next year.
The grade change will give Broad
way a uniform grade from the Broad
way bridge to Union avenue.
Friends and Patrons:
It seldom lies within your
opportunities to enjoy such a
glorious feast of music as that
presented at the Majestic
Theater this week.
Madam Jomelli in all her
bright personality and glorious
voice is there to greet you and
sing to you new songs every
day as no one has ever done
'Appearing 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 P. M.
JOHN F.LOGAN HONORED
OR EC. OX ASMOC14TIO.V AT FAIR AC-
laaeribed Doenaseat aad Pair ef Bronae
Book Eada Presented te Commie
aleaer. Who Leavea Today.
OREGON BUILDING. EXPOSITION
GROLNUd. San Francisco. Aug. 23.
(Special.) At the regular Monday
meeting of the Association of Oregon
Representatives at the Panama-Pa-
clfio Exposition today Commissioner
John F. Logan was presented by the
members of the association with
testimonial of appreciation in the form
of an Inscribed document, accompanied
by a handsome pair of bronxe book
ends, the Lion of Lucerne.
One of Mr. Logan's first acts on com
ng to tbe exposition as Commissioner
was to effect an organization among
he heads of the many departments
that would have power to act on mat
ers of importance to the state. This
organization, of which Mr. Logan be
came a member, has made for una
nimity of action.
J. A. lackey, of Ontario, Is presi-
ent. and J. A. Ward, of Coos and
Curry counties, secretary. N. R. Moore,
of the publicity department, made the
testimonial presentation In a warm
hearted manner, and Mr. Logan re-
ponded in the same spirit. Tbe Lo
gans leave tomorrow tor fortlsnd.-.
NDIANS TO GET TIMBER
Cliippetsas Declared Ittcliot Tribe
in States With Single) Exception.
ASHLAXP, Wis.. Aug. 13 rine
mber valued at 1810. 009 on the Bad
River reservation, near Ashland will
i be distributed among 547 Indians, many
of whom are children, according to
official notice received by the Indian
office from tne Secretary of the Interior
today. In addition to the timber each
Indian will have title to the land on
which the timber stands, averaging
about 80 acres for each person.
It Is said by Government experts that
the Chippewa Indians of the Bad River
reservation, are the richest tribe in
America with one exception.
leed Air la Earypt,
Tanks to hold half a ton of Ire and
electric fane to circulate the air from
them ere used to cool the Interior of
rare on the Egyptian atate railways.
Xaaiealaaj of a Traits.
The momentum of a modern 15-ear
railroad train running a mile a minute
Is equsl to that of a ton weight falling
from a height of 31 miles.
Santise-ptlr for Perfect Comple-tiOB
aea-ltires. num . e'---
irare a w ui -rustics '
te-i.fcw - son. an araaretere.
ss4 rse iKy
THOUSANDS ARE CUT OFF
(rontlnued I'rvm First rage.)
ever recorded, and it la now thought
that none perished in the overflow.
It la Impossible to estimate accurate
ly the property damsge from the floods
of the Meramec, Gasconade and other
Uzark Mountain stresms. but a large
area of bottom farmland In Eastern
and Southeastern Missouri Is under
wster; hundreds of Summer residents
have been driven from their club
houses, tanta and eottagea along the
streams, and the greater part of the
town of Valley Park. 1 mllea from
St. Louie, la inundated.
Thirty-five hundred persons In Val
ley Park were made homeless Sunday,
CANADA WHEAT REDUCED
Total for Export Is Likely to Be
Lr.s Than 150,000,0-00 Bushels.
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU,
Washington. Aug. 23. The Canadian
West la expected to produce some
where between 300.000.000 and 260.000.-
000 bushels of wheat this season prob
ably around about 240,000.000 bushels,
so it Is reported to the Department of
Commerce. The total grain crop Is ex
pected to aggregate 325.000,000 bush
els. Of this total it Is expected that
t25O.ooo.0OO bushels will be available
for lake shipment, snd that from 130,
000.000 to 11.0,000.000 bushels will be
avslluble for export.
The Canadian crop has been held back
somewhat by unfavorable weather, and
n some provinces storms have wrought
heavy damage, thus reducing the crop
below expectations earlier In the season.
JAPANESE LABOR UNITES
More Than 1000 Attend Open Meet-in-'
of Association at Seattle.
SEATTLE. Aug. 23. Nearly a thon-
TURKEY WINS SOFIA
Bulgaria Makes Treaty, Prom
ising Neutrality, Says Berlin.
RAILWAY TO SEA IS PRICE
Definite Failure of Entente Nations
to Revive Alliance of Balkan
Slates Is Declared to Have
BERLIN. Aug. 23, by wireless to
Sayvllle. The Overseas News Agency
today gave out the following:
"Official reports from Sofia and Con
stantinople say that Turkey and Bul
garia hays signed a new treaty, Tur
key granting Bulgaria her desired di
rect railroad connection with the sea
and Bulgaria agreeing to observe a
benevolent neutrality, if not more.
This demonstrates the definite fail
ure of the efforts of the entente pow
ers to revive the alliance of the Balkan
states and induce them to join In tbe
war against Turkey."
Unofficial reports late in July said
that a convention had been signed on
sand Japanese last night attended the rarla the Turkish portion of the
first open meeting of the Japanese la- I xedeaghatch railway. The report as-
Dor saiutiuu, wUll;u - Iserted that the treatv left Rule-aria, un-
pitSUHCU VUlKClUlUg ttlULUUS J 11 LUC
lsfaction of her reported demands for
territorial concessions from Serbia and
Greece as the price of her entry into
the war on the side of the allies. Sev
eral unofficial reports concerning Bul
garia s diplomatic activities appeared
to confirm this view. It was reported,
for instance, in Sofia dispatches through
London on August 16, that Bulgaria
had recalled from Constantinople a
delegate who went there to negotiate
which aims to be
central body for Japanese labor unions
now existing and to be formed here
after. It was announced at the meeting that
the Japanese barbers of Seattle had
formed a rtrong union and were seek
ing affiliation with the International
Barbers' Union, but that body was un
able, because of a constitutional pro
vision, to admit the Japanese. Japanese
cooks, waiters, tailors, shoemakers and
clerks could be organized, it was said
at the meeting. United Mine Workers
of America grant cards to Japanese
Tears and Health,
Kansas City Star.
Medical men say that persons who
attain their 30th year without suffer
ing from any serious disease are likely
ill things being equal to live tui
they are at least TS years of age-
That Bulgaria had not been pledged
to any definite course as regards the
war, has been the assumption under
which negotiations have been conducted
by the entente allies looking to a sat-
CROSS CONFERRED ON HERO
Canadian AVho, Alone, Captured
German Trench Is Honored.
LONDON, Aug. 23. The Victoria
cross has been conferred upon Lieuten
ant Frederick William Campbell, of
the First Canadian Battalion, for con
spicuous bravery on June 15 at Given
chy, when he took two machine guns
over a parapet, arrived at the German
first line with one gun and maintained
his position there under the heaviest
of rifle, machine-gun and bomb fire,
when almost the whole of his detach
ment had been killed or wounded.
The British supply of bombs being
exhausted. Lieutenant Campbell ad
vanced the machine gun still further
to an exposed position and, by firing
14.000 rounds, succeeded In holding
back the German counter-attacks.
Lieutenant Campbell subsequently
was wounded and since died.
i ' - - - -
Statues of Lost Race.
Colossal stone statues and other rel
ics of an unknown race on Easter Is
land. 2000 miles off the west coast of
South America, are to be studied by
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PoeVtriblT rn t lsn t read a srftat
ba-KLSOata moat peopl ret hell enourh with-
nt rfiftrtinr tn it in bk form
will be at
Lk S ' PARK, WEST PARK, NEAR WASHINGTON L.J
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Today and Tomorrow Only
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at- - V . 1 - B
Griffith's Half-M.111 lea-Delia r Haaterviecc
Founded en Thomas Dixon's "THE CLANSMAN"
New All - Steel Train to
Established August 15, 1815
Lvs. CHICAGO 1 1:45 p.m. DaUy
Ars. PITTSBURGH 10:30 a.m.
Sleeping Car and Coach Service;
also Dining Car for Breakfast
For further iniormation tbeui compute and con
venient daily through train servue Chicago to
PituburtK call at
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