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Weston f Leader
ZI. VOLUME 40
WKSTON, OlttftON, FRIDAY, JULY 13, 1'J17
RUSSIAN ADVANCE IN DBAFT instructions given
7000 Prisoners, Many Guns
and Several Villages Are
Taken From Teutons.
I'etrograd. Pevvrel villages tint
mors than 7000 ium have been cap
lured by the Busslana weal of Htanls
la il, In Oalltia, the war office an
nounces. Kortyelsht guna, Including
II of largo sis, and niauy marliluo
luni. also were captured by the II ua
lana. According to Ivlegrsm received
from lb general etaff Hie purault of
Ihe enemy in UalWia continue Tim
capture of llallrt. strategic key lo
Lemberg, la confirmed.
In llltlon (o repiurlug llalics, tlw
Ruealane look Joou prisoner, and .10
(una. They also advanced westward
to Ibt leB bask of the Loinnica river
and preesed forward on the UoMorod
chan Zolotvln front.
llallrt, (3 mllea southeast of Lem
berg. on ibt Hnlester river, la an Im
portant railroad Junction and the
moat Important koy lo llm Uallclan
capital, It la II miles mirth of titan
lalau and about eight mllea north of
Jatupol. raptured by the Kulana
under llenrrtl Kornlloff on Humlay.
Tnt fall of llalln probably will
mean that the Austro Germans mint
retire from the pretcnl Una along the
Zlota l.lpa from uorlhsast of llallcz
through Ilrteiany and Zlochoff to
Iirody In order lo protect lumber.
All Man of Draft Ay Arc Instructed
1 lo Follow Ntwapapcrs Closely.
Wsshliigtoii. America a ho u of
draft an" will bo responsible for sscer
ImIiiIiik whether or not they ur drawn
In tho big li ii in a ii lottery. Hence llm
war department aked ilmt In tlm
ni'Xl li'w weeka tliry bo on the alert,
fulliiw llm newspaper announcements
of tint draft requirement mid when
In doubt an1'. Ihclr I cm ul x mpllun
In brli'f Ibla la what curb reentrant
la requited to do:
(io to )inir i'i'iiiillnii board and
find out what your red tt k hniul mine
bi'r la an somi an your hoard liaa flu
lli''d numbering tin! rani fur Hi" big
Watch lur the ilra Hit; In Wimblim
Inn. 'I'll "ii find nut whether you worn
drawn and til'' oritur In wbuli nu
Atd-r Dial Imrn when you iiiin.l ap
par for phtsiral (xiiuiiii.it urn.
In rase of doubt a to uuy point,
aak your local board aliuul it.
Fill In Picture Puzzle No. 12
EUROPEAN WAR NEWS
Wheat Prlcea Are Lower In Europe.
Washington. Wheat prb-ca al ronil,
where tin li'ivrriiiiu ni hi lontrul
of fiHMl supplies, arc i-htn I i b
much lower lliun In the I mini Mates
by a report made to th food admin
iHlrailim by I ho allied wheat cuiiimU
ioii, W hi l wheat In selling well
above 3 In tbla country, tho govern
ment prices In other countries, ac
cording to Ilia allied cointnion, are
a follow" Culled KliiKilom kinl
France, f l.BO; Ci-riuany, ft SO, f(i-.
Slum, II'.": Auatralla. II H; India,
tl 35; Italy. II ti to II Mi.
Zt' 30 2 21
V;V. i n
Anii-rica'a flrat fplitionary force
will b ealabllahrd In lla pfriuannnt
camp in tho war tone by July IS, It
waa announced In i'arla.
North of the Oiano the Frenc h attain
have checked the Orman crowo
prince In an effort lo regain lb Una
of the rbmln lie Iamea.
(ivncral Mrunailofr baa launrhed a
new offenalvc aanial fie (ionnana,
tbla lima In the I'limk dmlrkl. wbicb
la lt, uillea north of the Uallclan bor
der, where l he flrat offenalto alnce
the revolution waa opened.
Further galua have been made by
tho Ituialan forcea In Oallcla. Ad
ricea from tho front record the taking
of flrat linn trencbea by troopa of the
J lib army, who alto at noma polnta
captured arcond line poaitiuua.
On tho Franco I) Ik ian front. Ihe
UriiUh have aKaln made another for
ward Uirunt, aliKhtly advancliig their
lino east of ytscbaete, in the Hel
glan dlatrict, where General Fluraer
blew the (Jcrmana out of an extended
ealient eaat of the Meaainea ridge laat
SENATE VOTES FOR
Bill Prohibits Use of Food
stuffs in Manufacture of
Wii told ou. chlldim, Unit the lut picture you drew would remind you i
a fiililo. M tln r liiwn fable. Isn t that right? It la aaid that the cack
ling of aixiw guvc th nlurm to Isome when a bealcglng army tried t
ecnle lha wuUa. No, hvru'a one a little liaidcr than tho other. Oc-t out you.1
aoft pencil and brgln at No. I. and you'll draw a bird wboao whole family die!
ebuut twenty ye:ir ngo.
Washington. Tbe tenate went on
record In favor of a "dry" nation dar
ing the war, so far at wblaky and
otber dlatilled beverage are concern
ed. The beer and wine laduatrtet
would be left undlaturbed.
In Ilea of the section of the boats
bill to prohibit tbe manufacture of
foodatufft into beverages of any do
acriptlon, tbe senate aubatituted by a
vote of 43 to 37 a provision prohibiting
manufacture and Importation of dla
tilled beverages during tbe war and
added, 65 to 12. a further clause di
recting the president to take over all
distilled spirits In government bonded
warehouses and pay for it on tbe basis
of cost plus 10 per cent
A senate agreement to vote on Pres
ident Wilson's food control bill on
July 21, five weeks after Its submis
sion to congress as an argent war
measure, waa followed by Issuance
from tbe white house of a detailed
report by Herbert Hoover, declaring
that both the farmers and tbe public
are threatened with serious losses
unlets food control authority is given
quickly to the federal government
Unlets strong snd efficient govem
Oeportod I. W. W. Met With Shotguns. ment action Is immediately taken, the
Aeroplanet Again Raid London.
London. Thirty-seven men, women
aud children wire killed and HI were
wounded when the fleet of 29 Ger
man aeroplanes bombarded London.
Of tho dead 28 were men. six wo
men and three children. Tbe Injured
Included 74 men. 30 women and 37
GERMANY ON BRINK
OF GREAT UPHEAVAL
Copenhagen. A tiorlln d la patch lo
Ihe rrmdeiplat, of Hamburg, says
lha entire Clerical party In the
Helchslsg. with Ihs exception of
three members, voted to support the
tend taken by Mathlat Kraberger,
the Clerical leader, who made a sen
sational speech In the secret session
of ths main committee, attacking the
admiralty and pan Germans t the
great obaiaclet lo peace and advocat
ing peace without annexations or In
demnities and Ihe Introduction of a
parliamentary form of government.
This action waa taken, the dis
patch asys, under tbe presumption
(hat Chancellor von Uethmann Iloll
wg would retire.
fhs Clerics, I party It tho largest In,
lis rulrketag. i!tbrto It baa work
ed with Iho Coliaervajlvea In giving
h government a majority. Any such
move gt Indicated by the foregoing
dispatch would gniouiit lo a political
overturn of tbe flrat mugnltud. This
dispatch bears out advices cabled
from lierlln that unless all Indica
tions failed, a momentous upheaval
was at hand.
Taaohing Girds Tricks.
A pn'rei-Mir or imiuiui history re-
., . - m.j fine I he- tiliitcuuiit hi fii-uiii-utJy mnde
Guarding of Grain Asked. .... , , . . .
r Unit letn lilii;: n lirl to iIiihv water
Chicago. A rcuiiest llmi stockade uit-I nW'iuatiia nlol that Ihe Icuruliig
bo built around all elevators hi Kraln. I cruelly lo the bird-
growing district na protection nK4lnt
enemy plot waa conuin.-il In H letter
from llerbi-rt l I louver, federal food
administrator, received by John J,
Griffin, president of tho t'hlragi)
board of trade.
"The follow liiy experience of mine.'
he wiy-i, "prove Ilmt It I not u by"
any liiemia. We luiinlit n y.-uiiK blrj
Uikl January, o wild Unit on our ni-prom-h
It Hew madly round the coi;e.
We IiUiir lht cage Urn- nn I by mllejice.
smoke, t'n in this be coin 111 led that
(lio llytniitlne UreeUt bad rent ennunn
In nhl' U tbey u-e.1 explosive mixture
Willi nitrate n a liise. Therefore Ihe
b 'uor of the dl.n-ovory of Kiiniiovider
M:iisl be plven In the eiitlneer Cnllilil
ci:.i of IIelioli, w ho first irod it, de
stroying a Saracen fiit-t nitb it in 070
Needles, Cel. Citizens armed with
tbotguna received 60 nu n. mostly In
dustrial Workers of the World, upon
Uielr arrival here from Jerome. Ari.,
whence they had been deported. The
newcomers were told they would have
to return to Arizona.
Tbe Silent Moon.
reiid idleuec rvlpm on the uioon. A
after luu bl.d ki ued lo our irofhi-tb"H'tid ennnonK nilht K fired and
ROBERT J. ALEY
1 . , -. 'j
GERMANS TAKE TRENCHES
Engllah Poaltlont Wars Penetrated
When Artillery Smashed Oefenses.
London. The enemy penetrated
Fir It lull poaltiona In Iielglum on a front
of 1400 yard to a depth of 600 yards,
saya a aiatement laaued by ihe British
1 In their advance the Germain
reached tbe right bank of ths Ytor, wtelt
near the sea. The attack followed a
24 hour bombardment iu which the
flefenieg in the dunei sector near tb
coast were leveled. The aortor was
isolated by destruction of bridges over
One of ths heaviest big gun duels
of the war raged on the llelglan coast.
found of the distant firing wore,
i'rd, u" Loudon from o'clock
the morning until nearly midnight.
In tome London tuburbt. tremors like
slight earthquake could be felt
Ity, ludneej It lo take Kroiindcl, first
held ut ktin' length, then lietwccu Iho
lliitfei, flually from the . We UM-d
t lei 1 1 III nut fleely, lilnl he Would
peixli on (be loaf lu-.U im nt tnenk
fiibt. His peivb projected tliruiiKli tlio
wire, niid hero vein hli favorite feat
when nl liberty. Then I tiled lialiln;
a bit of cromid.-cl l,y a slion sti lus to
the proJcrlliiB utii-k. After lu.pe lion
be pnllel It tip nlth tils bcik. On
h-ugl beiiing tic btrlui; ltti n fre-ili
bit of bU pufeiretl weed I luul Iho
pleliNlllo ' lllltl Inlelest of neeiu:; Ii I lis
pull up tho ntiln with bin lek till
Iho Dower bead was within reach,
c.'iti'ltliiK I lie tiliuk nfler eiu b pull n idi
ono fool uild then tiaiiNferilns It to
tho otber, Hint tlio cola were inllo
lien I, "London Clebc.
a thousand drrtln.s I -eaten upon that
nlrles world, but no koiiikI could come
from theiu. I.Ijw nilKbt iulver and
tongue es-uir to ai eiik. but no action
of their could break Ihe litter alienee
of tho lunur scene.
Oregon Troops Arrest 30.,
North Yakima. Wash. Oregon
troops, who arrived here Monday to
assist in dealing with the Industrial
Workers of the World situation, took
charge of the Industrial Workers' of
the World hall and arrested 30 mem
bers of tbe organization.
food administrator reported, the farm
ers will face a alump in prices and
consumers will be caught in a situa
tion even more serious than that
which already Is resulting in "actual
nnder-nourishment" In the great con
suming centers. The speculator, it is
declared, la taking a large part of tho
prices now paid by consumers.
GOVERNMENT IS Hi
CONTROL OF EXPORTS
"I See w licio no aviator coutrlved bi
huvo the lust word with bin wife."
"How on earth did be do If?-'
"He didn't exactly do It on earth."
"Ho rose l,in feet In the air ami
drotcd her n nieasace." Birmingham
Or; Robert J. Aley, president of the
Na'tlon'al ' Educational Association,
which la In session at Portland this
WOMEN WILL HELP TO
STOP FOOD WASTE
A enrly na 1UIS n Frenchman of
aileueu named rascal experimented
with pressures applied to llepiMs mid
discovered the following Invv: A pre,
sure applied lo nuy part of the sur
face of a llipild U transmitted mi
rhiiliged iu amount lu every direct Ion
tlnoii-'li the lliiuld.
rorhtip tho most familiar applica
tion of I'awul's law is tho hydraulic
press. In that machine u pump lairing
a sinnll plslnn drives water into a hirtfd
cylinder' nud thereby forces upward a
larse piston, which compresses what
ever Is placed between tho platform of
tho piston mid tho fixed crossbeam nt
tho top of Iho press. If the men of
tho larger piston U 100 times that of
smaller a downward force of ono
mud exerted on the smaller piston
will create an upward force of lot)
pounds upon tho larger plstou.
The Experienced Husband.
"She threatens to site for divorce."
"What's be sity to that?'"
"NidbliiK. When their iiiiiurels get
to Unit point he always keeps still.
He's learned from experience that the
next move will be n IIimhI of tear."
Iletroit Free Press.
The sorrow of the woman who cries
out her grief on the kitchen towel
somehow seems more sincere than that
of Ihe woman who puts on a pretty
gown, an tinges the sol'u cushions aud
turns the Ugl'ls low before she begins.
Washington. Government control
of American exports, authorised in a
provision of the espionage act, was
ordered put into operation July IS by
In a statement accompanying the
proclamation tbe president declared
the government's policy wUl be, first, -to
give consideration to American
needs; next, to meet, as far as possi
ble, the requirements of the allies,
and. lastly, to supply the neutral coun
tries wherever practicable.
The commodities named in the list
put under control are coal, coke, fuel,
oils, kerosene and gasoline, food
grains, flour and meat, fodder and
feeds, meats and fats, pig iron, steel
billets, ship plates and strurrat
shapes, scrap iron and ptfp, steel
fcrro manganese (ertiViers, arms,
ammuntvfr- and) explosives.
IDAHO GOVERNOR DEFIANT
Chief Executive Tells Defense Council
Troops Are Not Needed.
Spokane, Wash. Governor Afexan-
Baron Moncheur, head of tbe Bek der, of Idaho, and the state defense
Hank MumiterNow pleuso under,
stand. Miss Joue-i, vuii must ninko Ihe
boofts balance. Miss Jones Ob, Mr.
Jtvowu, ,how fussy you are! London
usiuh(oh. 4 rnllllun American
women, H vvh announced hero, have
signed pledges to follow tho food con
servation directions of tho food ad
ministration. All will bo enrolled ns
actuul member of tho food adminis
tration and from time to time will be
sent Instructions on household econ
omics. Wlthlu tho next tbreo weeks
the administration hopes to enroll vir
tually every woman In the United
Washington Dry Law In Dangsr.
Olympla, Wash. Washington's dry
law Is probably held up by referen
dum as tho result of a superior court
ruling that 390 signatures not - In
cluded In the petitions first filed
mutt be counted. It is admlttod that
ikt nrlulfml hnnA-rirv nptilinna tacked
py about 100 of legal sufficiency trj housewives to: - (My lesi, n, serve
Invoke g referendum, and the 390 ad
ditional names are regarded as
Home Ground Flour.
Grinding wUeut W uiuko tlour may
t "iKmp gt homo na easily as tho
gl'llidllitf of coffee. Thus n family may
liaro wholo wheat tlour, freshly ground,
a tlilni, that is usually dltlleult to ob
taln. Tho New York Medical Journal
ftdrlsos lis renders lo buy their wheat
from seedsmen rothcr than from gro
cers or feed stores because it will be
cheaper aud more eflieleiit.
Tho grinder cnu be used nlso for
cracking wheat, corn, barley, cots, rye
aud otber prnlus for use ns breakfast
cereals. And tho cereals will need
Sound and Sound.
"That young Hercules over there Is,
a great musical composer."
' "A sound mlud iu a sinind body, el7"
-St, Louis Star.
It Is generally more profitable to
reckon up our defects than to boast of
our attainments. Carry le.
Women Regiment Departs for Front.
Petrograd. Under command of
Lieutenant Mademoiselle Vera Butch
kareff, tho women's war battalion,
fully equipped as infantry, left for
Tho first list of directions sent out chewing-, which will not only strength
to bo posted In Ihe kitchens urgq " tho pnhcles; pt tile cbewoi-s' juws.
ho...-), to- ' itilv iftss nn.r nerva I"1' will geop their loetli from decny-
smsller portlona; preach llio gospel of "'' ,s- lf 'lu' s l'1'1,1,1re,' w
4iutiitJi4iituu vv( vuia m'vti iirj v v'a-
v Cheesecloth makes one of Iho best
malerlnla to use for mops. It Is light
In Wright, porous, readily picks tip the
dnat, I" ensljr wrung out, easily rlenn
dd nnd dries- so quickly there Is miiiuII
danger of ever having a "sour" mop,
People's U09t Jour&al.
tho clean plate; don't eat a fourth
meal; don't limit the plain food of
growing children; watch out for the
wastes In the community; full gar
bage palls in America mean empty
dinner palls in America aud Europe;
If the more fortunate of our people
un, so a flrcless cooker Is almost Indispensable,
explosion at Mare Island Navy Yard.
San Francisco. Two store houses
at tho Mare Island navy yard ou San
Francisco bay rero destroyed by an
explosion. Eight men are reported to
have been killed.
Greek Fire Gunpowder?
XI. Zenguolls told the Acmlemlo des
Sciences lu Paris recently that ho hud
been studying the "Greek Uro" used in
will avoid waste and cut no poro tlntu, ty,u' by tho Pytantlnes. Tho deserlp-
tbey need, the high 'cost of living dons of this nay that It was burled
problem of the lets fortunato will be from a Copper tube with a sound like
lolvfj. fttutd$r "iUl great cloud of.
Wheat Club 2.10; blueatew $2.15,
red l?ussun. 14.(16; forty-fold, $2.10.
Barley No. 1 feed, $42 per ton.
Hay Timothy, $2fi per ton; alfalfa
gian Commission, whioh It touring the
Pacific Ceast states this week
FENG KWO CHANG IS
Washington. Official dispatches to
the Chinese legation here said the re
public had been firmly re-established
at Nanking with Feng Kwo Chang,
tho former vice-president, as presi
dent of the new provisional govern
ment General Chang Hsun, leader of the
attempt to restore the Mauchu dy
nasty In China, was reported b Min
ister Keinsch to hav. withdrawn his
troops into the Imperial City and
the Temple of Heaven, the two niost
historic and beautiful sections of Pe
kin. Loyal troops of the republic sur
round the city, and complete destruc
tion of the monnrrhial movement is
considered only a matter of a short
time. Uninterrupted communication
with Tien Tsin was restored July 8.
Chang H sun's choice of the Im
perial C'ty and Temple of Heaven as
his place of refuge after his desper
ate project had been swamped by a
wave cf universal republican opposi
tion, confirms the belief here that he
Intends to bold China's priceless edi
fices aa a pawn for his own personal
council developed radical difference
of opinion at the cloae of a warm
executive tession at Coeur d'AIene.
At the close of the session the gov
ernor announced he would open his
office in Coeur d'AIene and stay
"We don't get along together very
well, the council and I," the governor
told questioners as he left the room,
from which noisy arguments had
been coming for more than an hoar-,.
Tbe difference between the govern
nor and the members of the council
became aoute when Alexander indi
cated during the session that the
need was not for troops to handle
the L W. W. strikers in the lumber
camps so much as it was for en
forcement of the law by the, regular
National Guard to Be Drafted Aug. 5.
Washington. The last atep neces
sary to make the entire national
guard available for duty in France
was taken by President Wilson with
the issue of a proclamation drafting
the state troops into the army of the
United States on August S. Oregon,
Washington and other statea in the
northwest will go to Palo Alto, Cal.
Pries of Wheat Not to Be Fixed,
Washington. Reports that the foot)
administration will fix an, arbitrary
price of less than 13 bushel to the
grower for the lt7 American wheat
prop drew from Herbert Qmtw a