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    DAILY EVENING EDITION
DAILY EVENING EDITION
TO ADVERTISERS.
Forrriml for Eatera Oregon h the
I'nlled Males Weather uhwriw
t Portland.
Tb Rait Oregontsn hut the Urgent pila
clri'iilatluu uf any phimt tn Ort'xo,,, enat of
I'ortland, icd over twice the dmilstloo 1
1'eudlfloo ol' say otber newspaper.
Fair tonight anil Friday.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
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DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, THURSDAY, SEPTEJ' , .915
VOL. 27
NO. 8596
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AUSTRO GERMANS
LOSE GROUND TO
OF
CZAR
Two Divisions and a Brigade of the
Teutonic Allies are Defeated in
Battle Before Tarnopol.
OTHER SUCCESSES REPORTED
Muny Prisoners Taken by tlio Slas
In Giillcia Russians Endeavoring
lo Halt Germans Decisively In Or-
iIit lo control Hallways Before the
Winter.
Vur Hcnriy for Front.
PHTROUHAD, Sept. 9. The
czur la expected to go to the
front within the next two days.
The grand duke left lost night
for Cuucasus where he becomes
viceroy and commander of the
troops there. The czar accom
panied him to the station and
bid him un affectionate farewell.
PETROGRAD, Sept. 9 The Aon
tro-German forces trying to ust the
Russians from Qallcla have been de
feated before Tarnopol. The attack
ing forcea conalated of two German
divisions and an Austrian brigade,
with heuvy artillery. The Teutonic
looses were 200 officers and 8000 men
captured and many killed and
Wounded, and 30 guns taken.
The Germans expected to make a
Coup Tuesday night and Wednesday.
Learning of It, the Slavs took the of
fensive along the river Doljonk and
tnade a stuborn fight. Similar suc
cesses were reported elsewhere, wttn
2000 prisoners. The Russians are en
deavoring to halt the Germans de
cisively In order to control the Im
portant railway lines before winter
sets In.
The Russians are now pumiing the
retreating Teutons and have occu
pied positions along the Sereth. The
czar wired felicitations upon tha
Tarnopol victory.
"On the Riga and Dwlna fronts,"
said an official statement "the en
emy's advance has been checked. We
have retreated from the right bank
of the Laptse. In the Trokl lake re
gion we were fiercely shelled and
bombarded with gas bombs. East of
Grodno the enemy's attacks continue
with heavy losses to - the enemy.
South of Nlemen river the enemy Is
directing heavy attacks."
Czar's Army Begins Offensive in Galio.
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With the announcement that the czar has assumed command of the Russian force's, comes a statement today from Petrograd that the Slavs
have taken the offensive with the end In view of driving the Teutonic allies out of Gallcia before winter sets in. The photograph shows the
eiar as he appeared at a recent reiiew of his troops.
E
STREETS HAY BE PUT
MATTKIt IS KKFEimED BACK TO
XMMKRIAL CliVIl BV
CITY COCNCIL.
The matter of renaming the streets
of Pendleton, brought to the atten
tion of the council a week ago, was
last night referred back to the Com
mercial association to permit that
body to place a measure on the bal
lot at the next election if it is so de
sired. J
C. P. Strain and Mrs. Una H. Stur-I
gis. members of the library board,
last evening appeared before the
council to get permission to start the j
excavation on the library site. They
reported that several teams had been
donated for the work and they desir
ed to get started at once.
as the retaining wall on the river side
Investigation is Under Way
to Learn Extent of Plot to
Tie Up Munition Factories
WASHINGTON', Sept. 9 tfpon
the new state department investiga
tion now progressing depends Aus
trian Ambassador Unmba's tenure of
office. There were signs also today
that the German embassy mipht be
come Involved in the manifest dis
pleasure of the administration against
the known efforts of the Austrian en
voy to halt munition manufacture In
America.
It was understood that the state
department sought to determine the
scope of the alleged German plan,
similar to the Austrian. This plan
Included the last ince of newspaper
advertisements warning German sub
jects against continuing work on al
lied war contracts, under penalty of
serious trouble from the home gov
ernment, and had the approval of the
German ambassador. An employ
ment agency for Germans who quit
was established In New York.
Several Ships Sank.
LONDON Sept. 9. The Ellerman
liner Douro was submarined today.
The crew was landed.
The French steamer Guatamela
6000 tons and the Russian shin
Inasmuch I Rhea have been also torpedoed. The
Albany, . Y.. Carmen Strike.
ALBANY, N. Y., Sept 9 All of
the 800 conductors and motormen on
the Albany street car line went on
strike. Traffic ceased Immediately
and Charles S. Hewitt, general man
ager of the United Traction Company,
IS
ZEPPELINS RAID
LONDON;20MEET
DEATHFROM AIR
88 I INJURED; MUCH
PROPERTY DAMAGE
DONE BY GERMANS
All the Victims, Except Four, are Civilians-Very
Heart of the English Capital is Pierced by
Teutonic- Foe-Bombs are Believed to Have
Been Dropped in Trafalgar Square Where
Many Americans Live-Fires are Started By
Explosives Dropped From Air-Craft.
CHICAGO, Sept. 9 The
News received the following cable
gram from Its London correspondent
today. "Staff and offices safe. All
well."
This la regarded as evidence that
last night's Zeppelin attack was ef
fective near the heart of London.
The News London office uj located
In Trafalgar Square.
Dally 1 the American government can do
nothing about It. Such was the un
official view here today, concerning
the air raid that apparently pierced
to the very center of London and
reached Trafalgar Square, where
many Americans live. Under toter
nalonal law, an attack against a for
tlfied city Is Justified and foreigner
necessarily take their own chancea.
POLICE DECLARE CONTESSION
HAS BKEJT MADE IMPLICAT
ING S OTHERS
NEW YORK. Sept 9 Mrs. Eliza
beth Nichols, 60, widow of a million
aire grocer, was strangled to death
In her home by masked men last
night who tore off the woman's rings
and earrings, valued at J10.000. The
murderers failed to secure half a
million dollars worth of Jewels In a
strong box.
Onney Talis, a servant In the
home, was arrested and later ron-
, fessed, according to Inspector Fau-
ui, implicating tnree other men,
wnose names he gave. Detectives'
are now searching for them.
NEW YORK, Sept. 9. The' most
destructive air raid in the history
of the war was made on London last
night by Zeppelins, according to ca
bles today. Twenty persons were
killed and 88 Injured. All were civil
ians except four, the London Press
bureau announced. The extent of the
property damage was withheld by
the censors. It la known, however,
from earlier announcements, that
many Area occurred, thourh it was
claimed they were under control.
WASHINGTON'. Bept. . Ameri
cans in London are there at their
own risk. If any perished or were
LONDON. Sept 9. "If I were
Count Zeppelin, I would protest be
fore the world against the kaiser us
ing: my invention as I saw It used last
night"
Gugleimo Marconi, the wireless In-
ventor, thus commented on the Zep
pelin attack. "How sick at heart the
count must be," he said. "If my In
vention were used to kilt harmleM
men, women and children, I'd shout
my protest at njr own kins; before
the entire world. Death and fir
have no more effect on war in such
a case than if caused by " Ughtnlnf.
The Germans might as well have
killed them in Berlin as far as af-
wounded in last night's Zeppelin rald fecting the allies la concerned."
BERLIN, Sept. 9. General Mac- has not yet been built, they wished
kenien's troops have forced the Instructions as to where to deposit
Slavs to evacuate Kertuazkuja Ber-tbe dirt for the time being,
ess, 60 miles northeast of Brest Lit-1 West Alta street being torn up
ovsk according to a war office state-l while the new water pipes are being
ment today. This Indicates the Slavs! laid, a proposal was made last even
are retiring toward the Plnsk-UInsk Ing to open Matlock street before the
railway.
RAILWAY IS HELD TO BE
. TO BLAME FOR ACCIDENT
OOKONEH'S JCKY DECLARES
O.-W. KEKJ'ONSinLK IX) It
C. W. KAY'S DEATH.
"Culpable
of the O.-W
negligence" on the
R AN. Co., was
part
the
new oi me rrencn vessel waa res- ordered the barns locked. A dispute
cued by an EngllBh boat. The Rus- over the dlsoharse and suspension of
sians escaped In small boats. I men caused the trouble.
Kound-up so that there wluld be a
straight passageway from Webb to
Court. C. P. A. Lonergan, superin
tendent of the Warren Construction
Co., declared he could pave Chestnut
street and part of West Alta before
the Unnml-mi If the water Dines were
inA at nnre This would EtVA al
hard surface connection between
Webb and Court. He also stated that
he would have Railroad street paved
before the Hound-up if desired.
Rids for the West Jackson street
were received last night. There were
two bills, one from H. G. Newport &
Will Help Western Allies
WINNERS IN THE TENNIS
TOURNEY RECEIVE PRIZES
IRVIV RROOKS OP ATHENA GETS
SILVER CUP FOR TAKING
SINGLES.
Winners of the trophies In the re
cent Eastern Oregon tennis tourna
ment were presented with the prizes
Wheat Goes Up
in Chicago Today
MARKET MATERIALLY STRONG
ER, ADVANCE OF FIVE CENTS
IN" MAY; LIVERPOOL
STRONG.
Verdict of the coroner's Jury which Co. of Hermlston for J1G0O, and one
investigated the death of Charles W. from I. Wilkes of this city for
Ray of Freewater, who was killed In $1665.75.
his automobile near Falrvlew on J A petition of William Miller for
Monday morning. The hearing was. the Installation of a gasoline tank
Matlock,
Temple and C. S. Wheeler
to repair or alter buildings in the
fire limits were referred to the prop
er committees
held Tuesday night. Ray's niece,' and applications of W. N.
Louise Williams, was also killed but Dr. I. II,
the Inquest was only over the body
of the mon.
W. M. Peterson of this city ap
peared at the Inquest for the widow
of the deceased man and subjected
the employes to a severe cross exam
ination. Charles Cochran represented
the railroad.
The body of Mr. Ray passed
through Fendleton last evening, ac
companied by the widow and son and
Mrs. Hay's brother-in-law. The fu
neral was held this morning In Free
water and Interment was made In
the Walla Walla cemetery.
AuxtriAn Commander Stricken.
ROME. Sept. 9. The Austrian
commander In chief, Conrad Von
Hertzendorff, has been stricken with
cholera, according to an Udlne dls
patch.
NEWS SUMMARY
COTTON IS PLACED ON THE
CONTRABAND LIST BY ITALY
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9. Italy to
day placed cotton on the contra
band list, following England's action
of a few days ago.
General,
Aii.stni-Gcriiuin fiwccs arc defeated
by the Ktisxlans at TumoH!.
ZepiH-liw rnld very Center of Lon
don, killlnit and wounding ninny and
dolus Inrce property damago,
German plea over Arabic case will
lie accepted by United States,
Invest Itation is under way to de
termine tlio extent of tl plot to We
up Ame-rhran munition factories.
Loral.
Pendleton boosters shoot up Baker;
wound two of their number.
l'arrell luxes to Clark In peculiar
70 K'lled In Raid.
AMSTERDAM, Sept 9 Seventj
persons .chiefly soldiers, were killed fistic ending.
in a French nlr raid on Saarbrucken Coroner's Jury holdn railroad culp
Monday, It was learned today. A mil- able for death of O. W. Ray.
itnry station was exploded by French , Council refer prnimsul to rename
'mm,,. street to Commercial club.
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recent cribbing
scandal. Secretary of the Navy Dan
iels today announced that six more
midshipmen had been recommended
for dismissal because of hazing.
Wire advices show the Chicago
market advanced materially today.
up almost
two cents and May options about
five cents a bushel. There Is no
change in Portland where the market
The Liverpool prices re-
WILL
PLEA OVER
IKE MBIC
BE ACCEPTED
is dormant.
main strong.
Will Dismiss Midslllnmen
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9. Followine ' "terday. The following Is the list ! s"Ptember prices being
the announcement of a shakeup of 1 winners with the prizes awarded.
Annapolis officers on the teaching! Singles.
force, because of the recent crlbblr. txrst Drize. Sawtelle cup. silver.
won by Irvin Brooks, Athena.
Second prize, silver mounted belt
given by A. L. Schaeffer, won by R.
H. Horne.
Third prize, gold stick pin, given
by William Hanscom, won by L A.
Relneman.
Doubles.
First prize, two tennis rackets, giv
en by L. G. Frazier and the Pendle
ton Tennis Club, won by L. A. Reine
man and James Johns, Jr.
Second prize, two roughneck
sweaters Riven by the Peoples Ware
house and Pond Bros, won by C. O.
Rinehart and R. H. Horne.
Third prize, sport shirt and tennis
shoes given by the Alexander de
partment store, won by Westbrooka
Dickson and Frank Dickson.
Chicago.
CHICAGO. Sept. 9.
the close today Sept.
95 1-4 asked; Dec. 91
asked; May 96 bid. 96
Special) At
95 1-8 bid,
bid, 91 7-g
-8 asked.
WASlHYtJTON ADMINISTRATION
APPROVES POSITION OF
BERLIN.
The graphite deposits of Ravaria.
the only ones in the world outside of
Ceylon which yield graphite suitable
for making refractory crucibles, are
to be developed.
liner Arab!
state department
tlon already has
Khut Victor 'Emmanuel of Italy.
The Italian army will probably Join the western allies soon In nn offen
slye against the Germans. King Emmanuel recently held a conference
with General Joffre to make plans for this campaiKn.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9. The Ger
man nous on tho Arabic torpedoing
reached the, state department tills
afternoon. There Is no material dlf
fwiH from the1 press reports In Its
contents.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 Ger
many's note on the torpedoing of the
is expeected today at the
The adminlstra. i
tolerably clear1
idea of the contents. High officials'
s.i:d the administration will accept
Germany's plea of "military neces
sity" for destroying the Arabic, pro
vided Germany reasserts her Inten
tion to warn vessels In the future be-1
f.re sinking them. Submission to
The Hague Tribunal of the question
of reparation fur American lives lost,
likewise is approved.
The Hesperian case Is ossumlng In
creased Importance The state de-'
partment maintained today that It
is still unproved that the Hesperian
was a torpedo victim. It Is believed sillude of pistol shots,
rurtner light on the case will come
through the Hrltlsh government in
Portland.
PORTLAND. Ore.. Sept.
cia!) Club, 81; bluestem
-Spe-
corn un-
I.lverpool (Yesterday's Market)
LIVERPOOL, Sept 8. Cash wheat
unchanged to 3d lower;
changed to l-2d higher.
Wheat Suot, No. 1 Manitoba, lis
9 l-2d; No. 2 lis 3 l-2d: No. J, lis
l-2d; No. 1 Northern Duluth, lis
3d.
In American terms the Liverpool
top price Is 11. Tl per bushel.
Round-Up Boosters at Baker
Shoot Up the Town in Style
HAKER. Ore.. Sept. 9. (Special! 1
Eorty lusty-lunged and gayly be-
drcked cowboys cowboys at least j
tVr the time being but In everyday!
life business men of Pendleton are
making themselves so, fi. felt and
heard in Baker today, and Pendle
ton Day at the annual Baker fair is
proving a big one. j
The Pendletonians arrived at 8
o'clock this morning in their special '
Tollman and the train had no soon-;
er stopped until the peace of Baker !
was broken by the pop-nun of a f u-!
At
tin-
The visitors were given a tallyho
ride over the city Um i-nning and
'hey niude the street!! rutit wiih th-lr
Let 'er Pucks."
on was given th.
'rand hotel utid
dred in attrmUme. s;.
made for the IVmlU tori.
Tullman. m.ivor of I . 1 .
J. Mui-phey. It. Alexan.l. r
ley E. K. Gels and Nnrh.
liey. Jock folomnn g.iv.'
his
liu.-l,.
tow wern
- .v J. V.
'in', on, !;,
P.m.
ne Herk
some of
J. M
for the Round-: l ie.
Inimitable entertainment fthlih
much enjoy.-d by the nak.-r t-o-
W. S. Invert stioko for Ih.. Pt..
up boosters started right In to shoot ker people and T. ';. Montgomery,
up the town and shoot it un thov ,11,1 1 (nrmnrk r t,n..o, ........1
the form of a note giving details The only casualties were In their own j master.
1.0,.. .,,r r.iiM.Mi Kianapoim. number, however. Big Burkarno .lark Th, ,.fi..m
mn th -n, LI.... I. . ..... I.
The Dumba Incident Is being held Robinson in shooting off his revob Is at the fair, ocmpvlng snecl.tl ..ti
In abeyance and Ambassador Dura. ' ver. shot himself In the left leg and for the program, and p.aking th,,,.
ha returned to his summer home to-! hit Blondie Lee Drake in tho right ' selves very much in ev. ,e s, ..,i,
day pending Judgment on his action leg. The cartridges were blank and i features advertising the lto.,,,,1 up
in trying to cripple American muni- the wounds wr. .iu-ht i!i.i : ,. ,.,., .., ... ... .........
i' caning out
tlon plants
subjects.
calling
Austrian had his dressed by a physician who This evening they will b
refused to accept any payment. I again.
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