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- - pnnxr Avn nnmOX. SUXDAY 3IORMXG, AUGUST 1, 1915. . .
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AT POLISH CAPITAL
Lublin Is Occupied by
RUSSIAN LINE OF RETREAT CUT
Petrograd Gloomy, but Will
Fight Years, if Necessary.
AUSTRO-GERMANS MOVE ON
Invaders Cross Vistula at Several
Points Between Ivangorod and
Warsaw Military Observers
Hold Out So Hope.
LONDON. July 81. Lublin has been
occupied by the Austro-German forces
and. according to reports of Austrian
aviators, tha Russians bav begun the
evacuation of Warsaw, capital of Po
land Simultaneously with these dispatches
an official order was printed today In
the Bourse Gazette. Petrograd. Inter
preted to mean that the Russian gov
ernment ts resigned to the mammoth
reverse now under way, but In no way
discouraged. On the other hand. It
sptaks of continuance of war on Ger
many, "maybe for years."
To the north of Warsaw the Germans
are making a determined effort to
reach Vllna with the object of severing
tha Warsaw-Petrograd railway and of
maklnr more hazardous the retirement
of the Russian forces in the region of
the Polish capital.
Owe Liu Retreat Cat.
Lublin Is an Important city on the
railroad southeast of Warsaw, and
which military experts thought would
b defended at all costs by the
Russians as a Una of retreat from the
Entrance Into Lublin by Austrian
cavalry followed closely on one of the
imtm-Gtmu armies forcing cross
ings of the Vistula River at several
points between Warsaw and Ivangorod.
Latest reports indicate that the on-
i f to reutons continues.
Official admission of the evacuation
of Lublin was made in the statement of
the Russian general staff at Petrograd,
Tha Russian forces on Thursday
night between the Vistula and the Bug
r.tir unmolested to new positions.
We evacuated the town of Lublin and
.-. nv kdirnii the stations of
Novo Alexandrl and RUoveU."
Km Heae Held fer Warsaw.
Tha most optimistic military ob
nnw holds oat no hope for War
saw, while most of them are trying to
Amr out some means by which tne
Russian armies may safely retreat to
a new line of defense along the eastern
Ksmlr of Poland.
Grand Duke Nicholas, commander-in-chief
of the Russian forces, has de
creed, according to a Reuter's Petro
grad dispatch, that no property in
Warsaw shall be destroyed unless such
a step Is imperative from a viewpoint
of military necessity. Owners of prop
erty and growing crops which are de
stroyed will be ' Indemnified, by the
Cttlsra Refugees Provided For.
Specific routes have been designated
for the use of the inhabitants of War-
, ssw who are voluntarily leaving tne
I herrbv solemnly declare that
we will not conclude peace until the
East enemy soldier has left our land.
These words of Emperor Nicholas, of
(Russia, uttered at the Winter Palace
August 1. 131. are reproduced in the
press of Fetrograd on the anniversary
of the war.
This message In the Bourse aasette
printed In all the languages of Rus
sia's allies, says:
--for a year past the enemy has been
threatening the freedom of the worm.
u,- riMnlv acDreclate the self-sacrl
Being aid of the allies In exerting a
combined pressure on him on all sides.
Russia Greets Her Allien. .
. "A firm confidence In victory. In a
community of world-wide Interests and
In the final triumph of right fires the
nlrit of the nation. It has been our
guiding star throughout this year of
bloodshed. It will serve us in tne com
ing months, maybe years, of this ter
' Rnuli srreeta her allies France.
rirrar Britain. Belgium. Serbia, Monte
negro. Japan and Italy. All hail to
their heroic loyalty and firm determi
nation to stand by her to the end. tin
ii.ht rfl.nele the srloom!
Crossing of tha Vistula at several
points on pontoons and efforts of the
in.tro - German allies to construct
hrldare across the river, curiously
.nniifh. have elicited less discussion
among Russian military critics than the
crossing of the Vleprs near Travnlkl.
or the advance of the Germans south-
-.,. from Bausk. which lies between
Riga and Ponlewesch in Kovno prov
Geraaaaa Rear Kavaa.
Operations against Kovno naturally
are regarded as Interesting because of
the importance attached to It as one
of the strongholds of the 'prospective
new Russian line. The Germans, pro
ceeding from the southwest have
reached the advanced positions of
Kovno and also are pushing north
eastward from Suwalki. .
PEACE BORDER ON
FLAG IS FORBIDDEN
IOW A JLVTHORJ.TIES TO ACT IF
DISPLAY IS REPEATED.
Grand Army Veterans Declare Stars
and Stripes as Much Desecrat- .
ed by White as by Red.
DES MOINES, July Jl. The recent
display of an American flag with a
white border sewed around It by
society at Fort Dodge, la, promoting
worM r,ace caused Attorney-General
Cosson today to issue Instructions to
the ForfDodga authorities to take ac
tion If tha display is repeated.
Tha instructions were Issued follow
ing a conference between Mr. Cosson,
Adjutant-General Logan and Colonel
D. J. Palmer, commander-ln-cniei ox
.. r.n.j Armv of the Republic.
rnmnuinii were made to the Adjutant
r..n.rli office by Grand Army. Vet
erans of Fort Dodge, who declared tne
much a desecration of the flag
as if a border of red had been sewed
around It. '
Attorney-General Cosson lnsirucieo
the Fort Dodge authorities 10 invoke
the law against mutilation of the flag
If It became necessary.
TIGHT TROUSERS IN VOGUE
Men's Winter Coats to siavt onus
Waists, Without Broad Lapels.
vfw YORK. Julv Jl. Men's coats
for the Winter season will have pad
lesa shoulders and snug waists and
-.in k, abbreviated, according to an
nouncement of James McGlnley. spokes
man for the style committee or tne
Clothing Designers' Association or
America, whose annual convention
ended here today.
Mrfilnlev said that the broad lapel
would bo banned this Winter. Trousers,
he asserted, will be tight.
SHELL FALLS IN HOSPITAL
American Scratched by Bursting
Missile on French Front.
sosT.A.MOnsSON. France. July 31.
X German shell fell into the mess-
rom of tha field hospital -of the Ameri
can ambulance of Paris while the staff
was at dinner today.
Tk. mUaile nenetrated tha floor and
burst In the cellar. A French orderly
x-. killed and one American was
slightly scratched by a fragment of
MOVIES TO TELL WEATHER
Dally Forecasts Offered by Govern
ment to Picture -6hows.
WASHINGTON. July 31. Fifteen
cities now get dally weather forecasts
through movlng-plcture shows.
'Wherever desired the Weather Bu
reau will co-operate with movlng
plcture shows by furnishing the fore-
cssts for presentation
SCENES AT LUBLIN,
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NORWAY IS BITTER
Neutrality Is Existent
Only in Letter.
LOSS OF SHIPS NOW RESENTED
King Restless and 'Unhappy
OLD FEELING IS CHANGED
Swedish Sentiment, HotveTer, Is Fa-
vorable to Teutons, and English
Language Is Likely to Pro
RV TAMES O'DONNELt. BENNETT.
(Copyrlg-Ht. 1013. by the Chicago Tribune.
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christian! A. Norway. June 29.
Of Norway's neutrality it may be crier
i mmiA "Thara ain't no slch animlle,'
as the countryman exclaimed; tne ursi
tin. ha saw a camel.
Korvcrlin neutrality exists only in
the-letter. a state of affairs which well
enough serves Germany's present ne
Tha western half of the Great Scan-
ju. vi.n r..niniil la surlily antl-Ger
.n.n itui B-rowina more o every week.
Th. fMlIn :. Is deeo and it would be
Dasslon e th Norwegians were a
passionste .people. It would be ugly
if thn were a truculent people. But,
being what 'they are aloof, self-con
tained, and not meddlesome thel.- at
i4. toward Germany can 13 indi
cated with reasonable accuracy by the
King's Position Cnhappy One.
The king's attitude Is known- to be
umnhat more vivacious. He Is rest
less and unhappy over the situation,
ui. . lr Ene-Hah relationships cause
him to feel a lively sympathy with the
British and tne numerous loners ne
received from members of the English
royal family, who dilate on 'atroci
ties. naturally strengthen his feelings
of averl n to the Ci.--.u.
In this - capital a careful-speaking
vrw.cln made this statement:
"At the outbreak of the war 75 per
i.nf of our neonle were truly neutral
In spirit. Now there aren't five per
Other Norwegians in the party n' "-ed
After three weeks' wanderings on the
peninsula I should sum up the state of
feeling thus: .
In Sweden the situation, considered
from the point of view of the Interests
Concluded on rage 6, Column 1.)
TAKEN BY TEUTONS, AND LEADERS ORCES STRIVING. CLOSE "JACKKNIFE ON RUSSIANS
INDEX OF TODAY'S NEWS
T""" tDAY'S Msxlrrum temperature, 78
IT tt 11 " " tJl- es; minimum. 0 degrees. . .- ,
11 'mE COLBiJaXi6 r Sunday fair, warmer; northwest
evacuation of Warsaw begins: Lublin is cap
tured Section 1. pass 1.
Norway Is bitter agalnet Germany. Section
1. page l. '
German military correspondent hopeful or
. victory. Section 1. page a. t
German expert declares navy Is holding Us
own. Hection i, pt" . -Pope
resolute In appeal for peace Section 1,
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Steamer Portland seized by Germans and
taken Into Swlnemuode. Section 1. page o.
Sir Edward Carson says "peace" Is not now
jn tiruisn vocsoui.r. -- -
Carrania orders capital occupied and rail
way openeo lor reiiei oi Bi, .. "--
Section 1, page 7.
National. . , . .
Rates on lumber to be taken up by Interstate
Commerce commission. duum i.
American forces to remain In Haiti until
peace la restored. Section 1. page...
Navy to make extensive tests of aeroplanes
under war conaniona. -"
Visit to San Francisco treat to Oregon Naval
Militiamen. . Section 1, page 8. .
Iowa authorities forbid sewing white border
on .American Hag ?y peace in:i"r.
Maid of honor absent from heiress' wedding.
owing to misunaersianaing im
cU.t irtn 1. nan 1. '' -v
Colonel Hofer describes trip Into picturesque
Mexico. Section, 1. page 14.
Secretary Redfleld stung by criticisms re
garding tastianu inquiiy.
Mrs. Becker has plate accusing Whitman of
murder attacnea to uubwuu
CrtiAn 1 DBEfl 2.
Wage increases granted by companies em
ploying tnousanas. section x, yas,
Oregon CnleiV.ty will raise standard 10
per cer:l. oecnon , pb
Governor's activity makes Idaho railroad
north and south line political issue.
llnn 1 nnf, ft.
Field , work starts on exchange of S40.000
acres of timber land oeiwccn '
Government and State of Washington.
Section 1. page t.
Many prominent golfers enter for tourney
William wins great, pacing event on Grand
Circuit, section z, pg .
Pacific Coast League results: Portland 4.
Vernon 2; Salt Lake 6. Los AnlM, ,'
-..ki.nH S-2. San Francisco 0-1. Section
West has many possible point wlnnera en-
terwd at lair. section x, lisv .
Track conditions at fair displease Hay
ward. Section 1. paga t.
Portlandi and Vicinity.
r , nrltl.h exneet Amor
tn make war on Germany. Section l.
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Plan evolved for disposing of land fraud.
N-onpartlsan ' League Inveatlgatea reported
extravagance In city government, etc
IIUU . 1 B
Bryan visit ends with political plans mys
tery, bection x. pica x- .
Dr Foster will siddress California confer
stinn l. naze 12.
W. J. Bryan denies he has split with Presi
dent, or that mere- is aissension m
cratlc ranks, section x. pas "
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tlonal convention. Bection 1. page ,14.
Slirlners thank - conductors for dlnlng-ear
servlca. Section 1. page 11. 1
8. Benson donates S100.000 for erection of
first unit of new xraaes ocnooi. on-nun x.
Contracts are let for 'four types of Paving
on Portland-Llnnton stretch of road. Sec
tion 1, page 15.
AMra.v clash in Dodge trial, . Section 1,
Financing methods of Cashier Company re
..... i.i RArtinn 1. nage 10.
Buyers' Week expected to prove great aid to
merchants. Section 1. page 13.
Fruit auctions not conducted for benefit of
big concerns. Section 1. page 11.
Increased cosf of city administration laid
to red tape, crcnun a. f, '
The Oaks Is popular with picnickers. Sec
tlon J. page 7.
' Vv'araaw'a Gates, and General von Uiilw, Who Directs Opera-
s;ruz nir., ..""b, w.. .
MAID QFHQKOR NOT
ill HUE WITH BRIDE
Slight, Mixup Mars
MEMBERS OF FAMILY SILENT
Miss Barker Weeps on Morn
ing of Eventful Day.
BRIDEGROOM IS BLAMED
Hundreds of Friends Attired in
Finery of Every Hue Attend Cere
mony Police Present, but
Kidnaping: Rumor Denied.
HARBOR SPRINGS. Mich.. July I.
(SaeclaL) Miss Catherine Barker, the
130,000.000 heiress, was married today
to Howard Spauldlng, Jr.
There was a gap In the bridal pro
cession as it moved from the dining
room to the rose-covered altar in a cor-
,.f th a aun norch. overlooking Jjlt-
n Tr.v,r Bav. The gap should
have been filled by Miss E.uzaDei.i
Goodrich, maid of honor.
What was characterized by the Gooa-
.i.h., m "ullirht misunderstanding
between Miss Goodrich and Howard
Snauldlna: was responsible for the ab-
ftnee of the maid of honor. The cause
will not be told by members or either
r.miiv Tt la aatd to have been Drew
lng for some time, however, and must
have been serious, as Spauldlng ana
Miss Goodrich have been ciosa irienas.
Dress and Hat Returned.
It was understood Miss Goodrich sent
back her dress and hat earlier in the
The break in friendly relations be
tween Miss Goodrich and young Mr.
Spauldlng has' not affected the other
members of the families. Mr. and Mrs.
Albert TV. Goodrich attended the wed
ding, and their other daughter. Miss
Rosamond Goodrich, acted as, one of
A rumor of the misunderstanding
went through the Harbor Point Sum
mer colony late Friday night, but the
fact that Miss Elizabeth Goodrich at
tended the dance given by her mother
to the young members of the bridal
party tended to discredit It. Mrs. Good
rich was not present, however, at that
Girls Still Are Friends.
"Elizabeth and Katherlne are still
good friends," said Mrs. Goodrich to
aay it is Just a misunderstanding
between Elizabeth and Mr. Spaulding.
concluded on Page 6. Column 3.)
HEAVY DAMAGE IS
CAUSED BY STORM
BRIDGES TORN AWAY AXD RAIL
WAY "EAR DURKEE OCT.
Thousands of Dollars' Worth ol
Standing Grain In Burnt River
v Country Destroyed.
BAKER, Or., July 81. (Special.)
Bridges- were torn out, roads gullied
and part of the O.-W. R. & N. track
near Durkee wasv swept away last
night by the first cloudburst of the
...inn in this vicinity. Standing grain
in the Burnt River country worth
thousands of dollars was destroyed.
The eastbound train was delayed four
hours while a wrecking crew hurried
to the spot from La Grande and re
paired the" damage to the roadbed.
Streams which a few minutes peiore
had carried a few inches of water
rushed down the canyons six feet deep,
and auto parties were forced to wait
In the drenching rain until they couia
cross ii safety. One machine, carry
ing Mr inH Mrs. W. G. Ayre and Miss
Gertrude Lee, prominent people of this
city, arrived at the bridge across Dry
Creek just as the flood gained its
height, and as the driver threw on
the brakes the flooring of the bridge
was lifted and swept away.
On of the oddities of the storm oc
curred in the Medical Springs section,
where five telephone poles on a newly-
r-nnatriir-tArl line were DroKen in me
middle by a bolt of lightning and lert
hanging from the wires. Anotner poio
next to the five which were sniverea
in r,Hntri was cut through by the
same blast of electricity, appearing as
if on nun had severed the pine stem,
Telephone communication, no ever,
wo nni Imr.alred. the wires proving
ctrnnir enr.ueh to hold the added
whtia thn cloudburst was on snow
fell to the depth of several Inches In
the mountains near Whitney, but far
enough above the arable land to do
n Aamner in Crain Or BtOCk.
Although the storms were raging on
both sides of Baker, only a trace oi
precipitation was recorded here.
VOTER SUES FOR DAMAGES
Failure to Count Ballot Basts of De
mand for $3500.
k-ansas city' Mo.. July 31. Elec
tion officials who served in a North
sMa, r.rclnct at the primary election
last August were named as defendants
in a civil suit filed in the United ctaies
District Court here today. C. P. Elliott,
the plaintiff, alleged in his petition
, h raat a vote for William P.
Borland for Congress In that precinct
and that the vote was not counted.
Elliott asks $5600 from the-election
officials as damages for alleged failure
to count his vote.
Archduke Eugene Decorated.
vifja. via London. July 31. Em
peror Francis Joseph, it was officially
announced today, has conierrea mo
military order for distinguished serv
ice of the first class on Archduke .u
nmmandine- the Austro-Hun
garlan troops operating against Italy.
IN WARSAW DISTRICT.
BRYAN VISIT ENDS
WITH PLANS VEILED
Commoner in Politics
Still, He Shows..
OLD AMBITIONS NOT DENIED
Democratic Victory in 1916
PRAISE GIVEN MR. WILSON
Nothing Said or Done to Eliminate
Nebraskan From Presidential
Kace Mrs. Bryan Shares
Honors and Speaks.
Brvan came and went and his future
political status Is Just as much of a
mystery to the Bryanites as ever.
But to others than the devout Bryan
ites his probable future is less of a
Th.w infl!r Brvan largely by his past
performance record, and that record
reveals an ammtion 10 do s-io...-
During his brief 30-hour stay in fori-,-.
nrvnn nlt nothlna- and said
nothing to indicate that he has altered
.rip of formal declarations
yesterday he reiterated the assertions
of the day before, that he does noi ex
pect" to be a candidate tor any pou-
Even Plans Denied.
"I have no political expectations
whatever." he said, "and no plans look
ing to the holding of any office In the
That Is the substance of what he saia
Friday evening, when he arrived.
In response to the report that he may
deny himself all future personal po
litical ambitions and devote his time
largely to the academic discussion of
the principles for which he stands, he
made the following noncommital
"There is one class in this country
that has Insisted that I should prom
ise never under any circumstances to
be a candidate for anything. I have
never felt that ltaa necessary to
gratify this cl.sS by making a prom
ise of that kind, and I do not think it
necessary to make that kind of a prom
Declaration Gives Comfort.
The "Bryan-at-any-prlce" Democrats
are taking a lot of comfort from this
declaration. They believe that it leaves
their idol in a position where he can
accept gracefully any future Presiden
tial nominations that may come bis
way. Those Democrats who have been
displeased with the time and the man
ner of Mr. Bryan's recent resignation
from the Cabinet fear it means the
Mr. Bryan is confident of Democratic
victory next year. He expresses con
fidence in a tart of matter-of-fact way
that leaves no room for argument so
far as he is concerned.
His carefully dictated expressions on
the political situation yesterday carried
respectful praise for President Wilson
and the President's manner of dealing
with domestic and International prob
lems, and were enthusiastic in predict
ing victories for the Democratic party.
"The party has earned the confidence
of the people, and a Democrat has rea
son, therefore, to expect a Democratic
victory in 1916," he said.
Republican Dlaaater Seen.
While he was full of confidence In
discussing the future hopes of Democ
racy, he could see nothing but gloom
..j rfi.,cir jihead for the Republican
I As far as the Republican party is con
1 i u f a much oeDends unon the
certirii, no - - - -
future attitude of a certain Colonel liv
ing at Oyster Bay. N. Y.
rf mr Roosevelt eoes back to the
Republican party," he asserted, "he will
carry with him those progressive Re
publicans who left the party out of
personal attachment to him. while th
Democratic party can nope ro Baiu -support
of those progressives who
really are opposed to Republicanism as
represented by the leadersnip oi mo
regular Republican party."
He can see no progressive tendencies
In what he calls the "Taft branch" of
the Republican party.
"Its leaders are not only unrepentant
but are boastful of standpatism," he
said. "They desire success so that they
may undo what has been done.
Mr. Brynn Still In Politics.
Th.t nfr Rrvan still is in politics, and
very much in Democratic politics, was
amply demonstrated. He was in re
peated conferences with various Demo
cratic leaders and near-leaders, and ad
mittedly discussed the local political
His several public addresses con
tained more or less of political expres-
eion the speech before the Jackson
Club, at the ehamber of Commerce,
more, and the one before the women
at the Portland Hotel less.
At the Jackson Club luncheon he took
occasion to deny that there is any
split or threatened split between him
and the President or In the Democratlo
party. He gave that party credit for
all the "progressive" legislation enact
ed in the several states and in the
Nation at large.
His address before the women was
largely In - support of woman suf
frage, but he had to divide honors with
Mrs. Bryan. In fact. Mrs. Bryan re
ceived a major portion of the honors.
This meeting was anenucu ujr
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