Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, October 19, 1918, Page 2, Image 2

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Massacres and Persecutions of History Trifles Compared With Sufferings
of Christians at Hands of Turks Greeks Are Also Victims.
People, Freed from Hun Yoke,
, Hysterical at Victories.
Formerly American Ambassador to Turkey.
On the 70th day a few creatures
reached Aleppo. Out of the combined
convoy of IS. 000 souls Just 150 women
and children reached their destination.
A few of the rest, the most attractive. J subject peoples.
subjected to wholesale massacre. It
was probably for the reason that the
civilised world did not protest against
these deportations that the Turks af
terward decided . to apply the same
methods on a larger scale not only to
the Greeks, but to the Armenians,
Syrians, Kestorians and others of Its
were still living; as captives of the
Kurds and Turks; all the rest were
My only reason for relating; such
(Thousands of Persons Stand Eagerly dreadful things as this Is that without
the details the English-speaking" pub
lie cannot understand precisely what
this nation Is which we call Turkey.
While Allied Officials Relate
v Uomentous Happenings.
TRANCE. Oct. 18. (Reuters.) Left to
their own devices during most of yes
terday, the inhabitants of Lille made
have by no means told the most terrible
details, for a complete narration or th
sadistio orgies of which these Arme
nian men and women were the victims
can never be printed In an American
publication. Whatever crimes themos
perverted Instincts of the human, mind
can devise and whatever refinements of
it a gala day to celebrate their emancl- I nersecution and lniustice the most de
pation. it la estimated that 40.000 men, I based imagination can conceive became
omen and children flocked the the dailr misfortunes of this devoted
ajapjsjinc amazing wfaiio. dcddIi.
buying flowers and singing patriotic
On the whole'the people do not show
any physical traces ot bavins under
gone serious hardships.
Shop Appear Well Stacked.
Although at times the people were
pinched for food there has been nothing
approaching famine conditions in Lille.
I ara confident that the whole history
of the human race contains no such
horrible episode as this. The great
massacres and persecutions of the past
seem almost insignificant when com-
pared with the sufferings or tne Ar
menian race in 1915.
All Massacres Outdone.
The slaughter of the Albigenses in
Outwardly the city bears a normal the early part of the 13th century has
enough appearance, but a complete In
vestigation has not been made. The
shops are open and appear to be well
BELGIUM. Oct. 18. (By the Associated
Press.) The speed with which -the Ger
man armies are retreating from Bel
gium and Northern France makes it ap
pear that they are twice as anxious to
get out now as they were to get in
four years ago. The country, freed
from the Huns, today is wild with
In Lille the population celebrated
thruugn last night, shooting fireworks
and dancing in the streets, while
streams of old and young women and
elderly men paraded around arm in
arm singing the Marseillaise. The sol'
dier and official photographers were
smothered with kisses, and babies by 1 8eern aln,0st trivial when we compare
me ecore were neia up to De Kissea oy lhem wltn tne .offerings of the Arme
lac British soldiers. I nlmnSi tn which at least CO0.0OO people
Streets Are Decorated. I were destroyed and perhaps as many as
Every street in the city, which shows 1.000,000. And these earlier massacres.
no outward signs of war. was bedecked when we compare them with the spirit
with the colors of the allies, especially that directed the Armenian atrocities,
with the British Union Jack, on which have one feature that we can almost
was written: "Glory to our liber- describe as an excuse: they were the
atorsl- The cltlxens explained that they product of religious fanaticism and
had kept the flags well hidden in their most of the men and women who instl-
bouses, specially for this occasion, for gated them sincerely believed that they
which thev had been waitlna- four veara were devoutly serving their Maker.
always been regarded as one of the
most pitiful events in history. In these
outbursts of fanaticism about 60,000
people were killed. In the massacre of
St. Bartholomew about 30.000 human
beings lost their lives. The Sicilian
Vespers, which has always figured as
one of the most fiendish outbursts of
this kind, caused the destruction of
8000. Volumes have been written about
the Spanish Inquisition under Torque-
mada. yet In the 18 years of his admin
Istration only a little more than 8000
heretics were done to death. Perhaps
the one event in history that most re
sembles the Armenian deportations was
the expulsion of the Jews from Spain
by Ferdinand and Isabella. According
to Prescott 1(0.000 were uprooted from
their homes and scattered broadcast
over Africa and Europe.
Yet all these previous persecutions
and m'cre certain would come sooner or
Flowers plucked from nearby fields
and roses from gardens were thrown
into automobiles and pressed upon
every man wearing the British uni
form. The fighting British troops did
not sweep through the city, but passed
on either side of it in hot pursuit of
the Germans, the last of whom cleared
out at S o'clock yesterday morning
after blowing up the bridges on the
other side of the town. This was a
Useless proceeding, because the Brit
ish troops did not need them. They
went outside the city because they had
no desire to give the Germans the
slightest excuse for bombarding it
after they were forced to leave.
Residests Retara to Homes.
Scene? similar to those in Lille were
repeatel everywhere over the vast
stretches of territory wrested from the
Germans. All the roads in the rear
now contain the familiar carts of refu
gees, on which are the usual house
hold goods and babies. But these wag
ons looked strange. The men, women
and children with them are laughing
and smiling as they hurry to get back
to their home-. The last time they
traveled these roads they were going
in the other direction, fleeing in terror
from the enemy.
Many of these refugees living In
lone seared by war will not find their
homes at all.
PARIS. Oct. 18. "I have just wit
nessed the most touching spectacle of
my life. The whole city, in a delirium
of Joy, was ready to throw itself upon
us. the first to enter Lille," telegraphs
the war correspondent of the Petit
"Tonight at S o'clock near Armen
tieres, an officer shouted to us, "Lille is
taken.' We speeded our automobile on
the road of victory. Two miles from
Lille two young girls ran out in front
ft our automobile, crying amid sobs of
Joy, They have gone, they have gone.
Vivent Les Anglais. Viva La France!'
"We went a little further and then
Undoubtedly religious fanaticism was
an Impelling motive with the Turkish
and Kurdish rabble who slew Arme
nians as a service to Allah, but the
men who really conceived the crime
had no such motive. Practically all of
them were atheists, with no more re
spect for Mohammedanism than for
Christianity, and with them the one
motive was cold-blooded, calculating
state policy.
Greeks Also Deported.
The Armenians are not the only sub
ject people in Turkey which have suf
fered from this policy of making Tur
key exclusively the country of the
Turks. The story which I have told
about the Armenians I couli also tell
with certain modifications about the
Greeks and the Syrians. Indeed the
Greeks were the first victims of this
nationalizing idea. I have already de
scribed how, in the few months pre
ceding the European war, the Ottoman
government began deporting Its Greek
subjects along the coast of Asia Minor.
These outrages aroused little Interest
in Europe or the United States, yet in
the space of three or four months about
400,000 Greeks were taken from their
age-long homes in the Mediterranean
litoral and removed to the Greek Islands
in the Aegean Sea. For the larger part
these were bona-tide deportations: that
is, the Greek inhabitants were actually
removed to new places and were not
The martyrdom of the Greeks there
fore comprised two periods, that ante
dating the war and that which began
In the early part of 1915. The first
affected the Greeks living on the sea
coast of Asia Minor. The second af
fected those living in Thrace and in the
territories surrounding the Sea of Mar
mora, the Dardanelles, the Bosporus
and the coast of the Black Sea.
Greeks Die ky Thousands.
These latter, to the extent of several
hundred thousand, were sent to the in
terior of Asia Minor. The Turks adopt
ed almost identically the same pro
cedure against the Greeks is that which
they bad adopted against the Ar
menians. They began by incorporating
the Greeks into the Ottoman army and
then transforming them into labor bat
talions, using them to build roads in
the Caucasus and other scenes of action.
These Greek soldiers, just like the
Armenians, died by thousands from
cold, hunger and other privations. The
same house-to-house searches for hid
den weapons took place in the Greek
villages and Greek men and women
were beaten and tortured just as were
their fellow Armenians. The Greeks
had to submit to the same forced requi
sitions, which amounted in their case,
as in the case of the Armenians, merely
to plundering on a wholesale scale.
The Turks attempted to . force the
Greek subjects to become Mohamme
dans; Greek girls, just like Armenian
girls, were stolen and taken to Turkish
harems and Greek boys were kidnaped
and placed in Moslem households. The
Greeks, just like the Armenians, were
accused of disloyalty to the Ottoman
government; the Turks accused them
of furnishing supplies to the English
submarines in the Marmora and also of
acting as spies. The Turks also de
clared that the Greeeks were not loyal
to the Ottoman government and that
they also looked forward to the day
when the Greeks inside of Turkey
would become part of Greece.
Pollry, Not Pity, Roles.
Admiral . Keyes Welcomed by
Excited Residents.
King and Queen Hurry Into City,
Where They Are Greeted With
Great Joy by All People.
LONDON, Oct 18. Admiral Keyes'
entry into Ostend was made in the
course of operations designed to clear
up the military situation between Nieu
port and Ostend, which was obscure, the
Admiralty announced today. The naval
force withdrew when the Germans, who
were not clear of the town, oegan
shelling the warships.
The withdrawal was for the purpose
of saving the lives of civilians and also
avoiding further bombardment of the
town by the Germans, as German shells
were falling close to a crowd of ex
cited inhabitants.
The text of the Admiralty state
ment reads:
"Admiral Keyes reports that on the
morning of Thursday the military
situation between Nieuport and Ostend
was obscure. It seemed uncertain
whether the enemy had withdrawn
from the coast. Up to then no fires
had been started by him either in Mid
dlekerke or Ostend.
British Are Welcomed.
'A division of destroyers surrounded
the coast, assisted by aircraft. They
arrived off Ostend at 11. o'clock, at
which hour one of our aircraft landed
on the beach, where large crowds of
the inhabitants had assembled.
'I proceeded into the harbor on
whaler and landed about 11:30, meet
ing with a great reception. The enemy
at the time was not clear of the town
and a light battery at Le Coq opened
fire at the ships. Two shells, falling
on the beach close to a crowd, ex.
These latter chareres were unaues I cited the inhabitants.
A neavy oaitery oi zour guns in tne
tionably true; that the Greeks, after
suffering for five centuries the most un
speakable outrages at the hands of the
Turks, should look longingly to the day
when their territory should be part of
he fatherland, was to be expected. The
Turks, as in the case of the Armenians,
seised upon this as an excuse for a vio
lent onslaught on the .whole race.
Everywhere the Greeks were gathered
in groups and, under the so-called pro
tection of Turkish gendarmes, they
were transported, the larger part on
foot, into the interior. Just how many
were scattered in this fashion is no
eflnitely known, the estimates vary-
ng anywhere from 200,000 up to 1.000.-
These caravans suffered great priva
tions, but they were not submitted to
general massacre as were the Ar
menians, and this Is probably the rea
son why the outside world has not
heard so much about them. The Turks
showed them this greater consideration
not from any motive of pity. The
Greeks, unlike the Armenians, had i
government which was vitally Interest
ed in their welfare. At this time there
was a general apprehension among the
Teutonic allies that Greece would enter
the war on the side of the entente, and
a wholesale massacre of Greeks in Asia
Minor would unquestionably have pro
duced such a state of mind in Greece
that its pro-German King would have
been unable longer to keep his country
out of the war.
It was only a matter of state policy,
therefore, that saved those Greek sub
jects of Turkey from all the horrors
that befell the Armenians, nut their
sufferings are still terrible and consti
tute another chapter in the long story
of crimes for which civilization will
hold the Turk responsible.
(To Be Continued.)
Daily Telegraph In referring to the
German withdrawal from the channel
coast, were symbols of the enemy's
U-boat campaign and the threat to
Great Britain. The evacuation of these
places, it adds, is doubly humiliating
and morally ruinous for the authors of
the war.
The Daily Mai: says that by the res
cue of Lille the British nation and
army has been able in some measure
to repay the debt they owe to France,
"It is equally glorious that the Brit
Ish navy has been able to rescue Ostend
ind to restore King Albert and his pco-
fcuge shell hole obliged us to abandon P,e ,he coast for which they battled
i 1 an ln it "
our machine and proceed on fool.
Crowd Weeps for Joy.
A hack appeared and we got in, but
a crowd, every member of which was
keeping, seized us. One man climbed
on our shoulders.
"Another shouted to us. 'My name is
Gulselin. I am city councillor. The
Germans offered me a million to be
tray my country. The cowards! The
cowards!' and then he burst into sob
bing. "Carried by the crom-d. we arrived at
the city hall. Deputy Mayor Baudon
Mood at the' door. When we entered,
everyone rushed to embrace us. An
old roan with white hair stood with a
violin at the top of the grand stair-
e;de the crowd seethed like a sea. We ' "uu" " 'w""
so long."
IN FRANCE, Oct. 18. I P. M. (By the
Associated Press.) Once more have the
Germans been forced out of the wide
strips of land all the way from the
North Sea to the region east of St.
Quentin In France.
The greatest allied gains or today
seem to have been made east of Douai
where the British have sliced off
substantial corner on the east of the
disappearing Lille salient. The last re
ports received from hire Indicate that
the British in their forward rush have
reached positions close to the junction
of the Sensee River and th L'Escaut
Canal, north of Cambrai, and gained
were the first messengers from the
" "Speak, speak to us." they cried. We
opened the windows and told of our
victory. A shout went up that filled
the city. We told of the Bulgarian
capitulation. Again the cheers rang
out. We told of the Turkish promise
to quit the war and again the crowd
cheered. Then we told them that Pres
ident Wilson bad refused to grant an
armistice and demanded Emperor Wil
liam's head. The crowd inr a frenzy,
tossed everything It could lay hands on
Into the air.
Aviator Files lato City.
"At the prefecture the acting prefect.
M. Regnier. embraced us and there was
a freah outburst of cheering from the
crowd. It was for Mayor Delsalle and
lor his Fon. a French officer of the
Legion of Honor and wearing the war
c-oss. This officer, an aviator, beard
at II o'clock that the city had been
freed. He leaped Into his machine, flew
quickly to Liile snd landed in the Place
Co Theater. Alighting he rushed home
to his father.
"His was the first French uniform
the liberated citizens had seen and the
sight of it increased their delirium of
Joy. There remain 110.000 Inhabitants
In Lille. The Germans had carried off
ail the male population more than 14
years of ace. The city is not greatly
damaged and the public buildings are
yConttnued Krom Frtt fag )
of General Allenby now are meeting
with scant resistance.
LONDON. Oct. 18. The German dream
of dominating the Flanders coast has
come to an end. the morning news
papers say. and they speak of Thurs
day as a memorable day in the war.
The eigian coast ports, cays the
Lille SallAt Vanishing.
Steadily and -.ot without some ra
pidity, the battle line is being strength
ened and the Lille salient shortly should
be obliterated.
East of Le Cateau and the Sense
River the British and Americans con
tinue attacking. They fovght all day
against stubborn resistance, which in
all cases was overcome. The British
are driving east astride the Le Cateau
Chatlllon road and have taken BazeueL
1000 yards east of Le Cateau, by as
sau It.
The Germans are fighting with the
greatest desperation here and along the
battle front southward to protect the
retreat that is going on northward.
Wassigny. south of Le Cateau, is being
neared, and an additional large section
of the west bank of the Oise Canal un
doubtedly soon will be in allied hands.
Jt would appear from the manner in
which the Germans are being driven
from France southeast of Douai and
east of Lille that his troops hope to
find refuge In this section of the front
behind the line of the L'Escaut River,
as it curves between Tournai and An
danard. The river line obviously is the
only place the enemy can possibly hope
to gain time to catch his breath in this
Bela-laaa gtralchtrn Line.
In Belgium the day has been occu
pied principally In line straightening.
The lines now pivot on Bruges, one
running generally to the coast near
Ostend and the second sloping off to the
southeast. Heavy fighting was re
ported at only one place" today. This
was at ooatroosebeke, south of Thlclt-
The Belgians wanted the town and the
ground nearby, as the Germans were
holding it as a sort of salient. So the
Belgians went out and fought for It
and after a furious battle the bullet-
riddled enemy took to his heels.
Now the Belgians have the salient.
North of the Sensee River the British
formations, in which are included Cana
dians, are advancing with, a speed
which seems to increase constantly.
For many miles north of the river it is
only with the greatest of - difficulty
that the British manage to gain con
tact now and then with the fleeing
enemy, so fast is the enemy going east.
North of Turcoing and Roubaix the
British also are moving rapidly. Just
south of these important twin citiei
other forces are driving ahead from the
east of Lille. British eannon are throw.
ing shells over Turcoing and Roubaix
and patrols are in the towns.
PARIS. Oct. 18. In the region of the
Oise, along the Aisne, in Champagne,
and in Belgian Flanders., the French
troops everywhere have made further
progress, according to the French of
ficial communication issued tonight.
BERLIN, via London, Oct. 18. The
Germans have evacuated Ostend, Tur
coing, Roubaix, Lille and Douai, ac
cording to the official statement from
general headquarters today.
Between Le Cateau and the Oise Brit
ish, French and Americans attempted
to break through. On both sides of
Le Cateau. the statement adds, attacks
broke down. 1
HAVRE. Oct. 18. The following Bel- J
gian official communication was is
sued tonight:
souin waru oi me uys ino country IS
Intact and very well cultivated and
very many inhabitants are there. The
Germans, however, took with them a
great number of men below the age
ef 40. o.
'Turcoing and Roubaix are intact.
The municipal administrations have
been taken over and there is a suffi
cient food supply for 15 days. Several
stations, bridges and ammunition
depots bad been mined."
direction of Zeebrugge opened fire
on the destroyers and as it seemed pos
sible the presence of the naval force
might lead to the bombardment of
Ostend or to more shells falling in the
town, where they would endanger the
lives of civilians, I decided to with
draw the naval force and thus give the
enemy no excuse for firing toward the
Kino; and Queen In Ostend.
"I therefore re-embarked and the de
stroyers withdrew, being heavily
shelled, to Just east of Middelkerke.
Four motor launches were left at
Ostend as an inshore patrol, the in
habitants being nervous of the Ger
mans returning.
"The King and Queen of the Bel
gians expressed the wish to visit
Ostend either from the sea or the air.
In view of the difficulty of landing
and the uncertainty cf the situation.
tney proceeded in the destroyer Terma
gant, flying the Belgian flag at the
main, to the vicinity of Ostend.
"The senior officer of the British
motor launch patrol off Ostend, which
had been reinforced by French motor
launches, reported that all had been
quiet for some hours.
"Their Majesties, therefore, landed
and proceeded to the -Hotel de Ville
(Town Hall). They we're received every
where with indescribable enthusiasm.
They returned to Dunkirk about 10
o'clock at night.
'The British . naval forces suffered
no damage and no casualties."
1 Si I III HI 1 r
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Coat in our displays is here because of its stylish lines and worthy quality of
fabrics, and what is of utmost importance to you is the fact that in spite of
greatly increased production costs, they are priced very moderately indeed. For
Saturday we are featuring exceptional values at the above price. Included are the
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Gunmetal leather Shoes in button styles, with
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Marabou Capes
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Styles with one or two rows of
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14-inch Fiber Cases, strong and durable, at . ..750
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Thermos Lunch Kit, complete, special at $3.50
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Large Size Ivory Soap 100
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(Continued From First Page.)
Peace Talk Said to Have Bad Ef
fect on Boche.
FRANCE. Oct. 18. (by the Associated
Press.) It has been learned that in the
neighborhood f Heule and Cuerne,
north of Courtrai, entire regiments
flatly refused to fight, although threat
ened with severe punishment by their
officers. These regiments finally re
tired in a body.
From prisoners, especially officers.
similar evidence is being obtained con
stantly. The officers of the 20th Dra
goons regiment of the crack Sixth
Cavalry division, which bad been dis
mounted and fought as Infantry, say
that the spirit of the men was broken
principally because instead of getting
rest after their hard fighting they
had again been sent into battle. .
Peace talk is also said to be having
a demoralizing effect on the .morale of
the men. gradually breaking down their
wiil to resist.
During the past few hours some wire
and hastily constructed defense lines
have been encountered by the ad
vancing allies in the area about Loup-
hem, Coolacamp, Eeghem, Pitthem and
Thlelt. but they have managed to get
through without difficulty. When re
sistance has been offered the advance
has been stopped at that point while an
attack was being organised. Then the
allied troops simply stormed the Ger
mans or outflanked them, pumsning
them severely. ,
the fourth liberty loan in response to
the plea of Mr. McAdoo that every one
subscribe to the limit of their ability.
Tomorrow a campaign for additional
subscriptions will be made among the
miumen and shipyard workers and it
hoped to raise at least $40,000. St.
Helens and Columbia County already
have subscribed more than their quota.
American General Says Success Is
Important to Armies.
WASHINGTON. Oct. 18. The War
Department tonight made public the
following cablegram from General
Pershing to Secretary McAdoo:
The success of the fourth libertv
loan means much to the men of the
American Army who are engaged in the
greatest Dattie of the war. The sacri
ces our troops are daily making for
tne isation are adding glorious pages
to her history. Occupying an important
position on the battle front, they are
forcing the barbarous enemy north
ward, step by step, in hand-to-hand en
counters, and are resolved to continue
ntil the crimes of our enemy shall be
Standing firmly on this resolve, your
sturdy sons fighting this war for free-
om as nrmly expect. the continued cud'
port of all Americans at home.
(Signed) "PERSHING."
Seattle Goes Over Top,
SEATTLE, Oct. 18. Seattle and King
County went over the top in the fourth
liberty loan tonight, according to of
ficial announcement. With a quota of
6,872.37a, county headquarters re
ports $25,000,000 actually in bank and
enough pledges obtained on which
payments will be made tomorrow to
secure the goal. The victory was ob
tained without a single bank having
to subscribe.
Hillsboro Oversubscribes Quota. "
HILLSBORO, Or.. Oct 18. (Special.)
At a rousing meeting held here to
night, Hillsboro oversubscribed its de
ficit of $60,000 and is over the top in
the liberty loan with flying colors.
Store Opens
at 8:30 A.M.
at 9 A.M.
The Most in Value The Best in Quality
Store Closes
at 5:30 P.M.
at 6 P. M.
the Western division of the Military
Training Camps Association, will be in
Eugene Monday to examine applicants
among the men of the officers' training
camps and Students' Army Training
Corps for admission to the central of
ficers' training camps.
Forces of Central Powers Start to
Retire, It Is Said Turks Are
Gathering at Aleppo.
LONDON, Oct. 18. The evacuation of
tha territory of Serbia. Albania and
Montenegro by forces of the central
nowers has been begun, according to a
riisnatch from Vienna forwarded by the
Amsterdam correspondent of the Cen
tral News Agency.
SALONIKL Oct. 18. Greek troops
yesterday completed the reoccupatlon
of the regions of ureeK maceaonia
which have been held by the Bulgarians
and Turks.
LONDON, Oct. 18. (British Wireless
Service.) In Syria the Turks are not
offering any opposition to the Brltisn
advancing toward Aleppo. It is re
ported that a force of 12.000 Turkish
soldiers is being concentratea at Alep
po under General Liman von Sanders.
British forces are nortn oi noms, iuo
miles south of Aleppo.
Guard against it by using Formazin
In the nose and throat. For sale 'by
Portland Hotel Pharmacy and other
druggists. Adv.
Soft-Drink Vendors Arrested by War
Emergency Squad.
Mark Marovich and Mike Marovlch,
proprietors of a soft drink establish
ment at 62 North Third street, were ar
rested last night charged with viola
tion of the prohibition law. It is al
leed by the officers that the pair were
dispensing drinks at their establish
ment to customers.
Several bottles of liquor were con
fiscated by the officers.
been indefinitely postponed at a spe
cial meeting held at the central of
fices in San Francisco. It was decided
that as so many members are serving
on various committees in connection
with the world's war. the holding of a
convention at this time would be en
tirely out of place. The spread of Span
ish influenza also was taken into account.
Colonel Bowen to See Men Seeking
Admission to Officers' Schools.
Or., Oct. 18. (Special.) Colonel W. H.
C. Bowen, commanding officer of the
Students' Army Training Corps at the
university, will be in Portland Sunday
and Monday to confer with men inter
ested in applying for admission to cen-.
tral officers' training schools. Colonel
Rowen will make his headquarters at SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 18. (Special.)
the Imperial Hotel.. ' The regular annual convention of the
Alma D. Katz and representatives of 'Pacific Coast Hotel Association has
Pedestrian Hurt by Auto.
Albert Eske, o 26 Union avenue, suf
fered a dislocated shoulder last night
when he was struck and knocked down
by an automobile driven by J. H. Moore,
of 416 Simpson street, at East Morrison
and Union avenue. Moore reported to
the police that Eske started across the
street and became confused and turned
back in front of his machine. The in
jured man was taken to the Emergency
Hospital for treatment.
XIneteen Die at Seattle.
SEATTLE, Oct. 18. Spanish in
fluenza claimed 19 more victims in
Seattle today and 387 new cases were
reported to the authorities. To tighten
restrictions already in effect against
public- or private gatherings, State
Health Commissioner C. S. Tuttle
threatened with arrest all persons try
ing to hold social gatherings of any
Wheat Acreage Enough Sow.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 Julius H.
Barnes, president of the Food Admin
istration's grain corporation, believes
that further extension of wheat acreage
would be unnecessary and unwise. In a
letter today to Senator Hltchock of Ne
braska, Mr. Barnes said a fair yield
from the present large acreage with,
any peace developments opening new
sources of supply would necessltato
congressional appropriation to make af
fective the present price guarantee.
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Coast Hotel Convention Called Off,
Questionnaires Ordered Released.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18. Question
naires for men of the 37-to-46 and 18
year age classes under the draft were
ordered released today by Provost Marshal-General
Crowder in all local board
districts where the classification of
other groups has been completed. Lo
cal boards sending out questionnaires
must release 10 per cent a day.
Annapolis' Position Open.
ington, Oct. 18. Owing to the death of
Malcolm Duniway, Senator Chamber
lain will be called on to nominate a
candidate for appointment as midship
man to Annapolis. Applications may
be sent to Senator Chamberlain by
boys from 16 to 18 years of age.
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blood or skin diseases to this univer
sally used blood purifier. S. S. S. is
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barks, which possess cleansing and
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when your blood is impure; you lack
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health; your complexion becomes pale
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Whenwaste or refuse matter, which
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blotches and other eruptions of the skin
S. S. S. goes into the circulation and
removes every particle of blood taint
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the smooth, clear skin, glowing with
health, shows that the body , is being
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matism, Catarrh, Scrofula, Contagious
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ing equals S. S. S. Get S. S. S. at any
drug store. If yours is a peculiar case,
write Medical Adviser. 445 Swift Labor-
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