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WKSTON, OKKGON. FRIDAY, JULY 20, 1'J17
EUROPEAN WAR NEWS
General Kornlloff ' smiles in caul
rn Gallelu lmvi lii'i'ii lii lil up (or a
Unix by Ihu hurrying i.f In my con.
tlngciit nf German rimrin in the
Or. Georg Mlchaells Appointed
front, stiffening (III) A lint i Inn defense
iuiik i in river i.ouiuii
In Champagne In I In- norili of Muni
lUut ami mil tli aut or The Teton, I In'
French In a violent attack raptured
powerfully organized (; nnnii In ni li
element on a from of mum ibnn (iu)
yards ami to depth of more than 2o()
Heavy fighting lii ronfliiiiliiii In llni
region of Novlca ami Kulux In cst
ern (isllrla. Ihe ( n In n war utile
announced Til" Kusslsiis were tlri v
n from a height In ilil region by a
I roriaj altark, bill afterward by '
counter thrust reoccupicil llm einln
nre. Ily dm rapture of llukmuwlr. on
the Unit Up river. th Russian are
now Iva tliau 45 mile from the Ga
lirlan rapltal. on the southern ld
Fill In Picture Puzzle No. 13
to Succeed Von Beth-minn-Hollweg.
l-omloo Dr. von Pothmaiin Hull
weg, tb German Imperial chancellor,
baa ralgnd, according to message
circulated through Hit wlreles sla
llona by tha German government.
Dr. Gorg Mlchaell. Prussian un
dersecretary of flnaura and food com
mlaalooar, baa been appointed lo auc
tad Dr. von llothnmw llollweg.
Rumor of tha abdication of tha
balaar war not confirmed.
A Berne dlspatrh aaya an official
telegram baa been received there from
Berlin announcing Hie resignation of
General von Bteln. the rrusslau win
latar of war. Tb Importance of hla Tlli p,,..,,,,, )vallr, of mors
than 17 tulle In tho HtntiUluu Hnlli
reilgnalloa Ut In the fact that lb
Pruadan war ministry la In reality
tba war nilnlalry for tha German em
pire and that General von Bteln la
launch aupporler of the I'an Ger
main, who are tb blttereat opponent
of peace without annotation or In
The political turmoil which baa been
convulsing Germany ever altice Rus
la'a flnt startling tuccrsa on the re
aumptlon of bcr offenilve baa culmin
ated for the preient In lb resignation
of the Importal chancellor, Dr. von
Pctbmanu llollweg, but all Indication
aerv to how that hla resignation,
far from being the last art In the
drama, la but the beglnnlu: of far
reaching development which r
bound to affect the fabric, of the Ger
man empire and have momentoua con
sequence on the progre of lb Eu
llrtctany acclor alnce General Kornl
toff opened bla offensive.
The peace clamor la growing iKith
In Germany and Austria-Hungary.
I'art ofThe trouble between the rrlch
tag and the governing clumt U over the
government' persistent . liuutlon to
atata Germany' peace imiiih on Uk
bulk of the lion aiinexiii Ion diiaiide.
by what now comprise a majority
block In the rrlchaug.
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REPUBLICANS TAKE PEKIN DETAIL OF DRAFT
Cemplet Rcdoratlon of Republle l( mt m.. Allfril
Indicated by Dcllv Victory. lUlll 10 UllLll
Waahlngton. The ocrupatlon of ,.
I'ckln by the republican forcee, fol- .
lowing the mirrcnil.T at t'ung Tal of tVCry nOQiStered MlR Will Get
the MonarehlHt army of lo.ouo men, NumbP Shnwinn I lahllllv
In-lkat,.. the comnlele re.torallon of nVmW SnOWing LlaDlllly
the republic, tbc- Chlwic legation
Order In the capital waa reatored
with few raaualtiee. The advice aald
that two foreign civilian and four
foreign olUUr who ventured to tb
flrintc line were allghtly wounded.
ChaiiK llnun, who led the revolt of
the linperlalikU, look refuge In tb
Dutch legation In order to obtain aaf
conduct out of the country. I'remler
Tuan Chi Jul will ealabliah republican
headquarter in I'ckln Immediately,
11 is (aid.
Warihip Send Plunger to Bottom.
London. Four of the largeit and
most modern German (ubmarlne
For Army Service.
Washington. Drawing of lot for
the selective draft not only will de
termine what men art to be called to
the color in tb first war army bnt
will ahow In what order tb other
registered will be liable for service
when later armies are organised.
Definite place in tb waiting list
will be given every on of tb million
who regiatered. Those standing at
tb bead of tb list in each county or
city district will be called first befor
the examining board and then tb
obligation will pa on down tb tin
as long aa men are needed.
To nrevent nmhimiimMit imMf
were destroyed by American warship who , elefflpt d
which were convoying the first In.taJ- p, bM decided t0 give with
ment of American troop, to France. Mch eiemption certificate a brcmr..
badge bearing tb inscription. "Ex-
accord in i; to a report from German
sources a contained in a Berne dis
patch to a Home news agency, and
forwarded from Home by the Central
BEGUN BY RUSSIANS
14 Oregon Count! to Escape Draft
I'lirtlsml. Or. Kourtei n counties
and the city of I'uriiaud will not hive
to contribute anyone to the fimt driid
for tli war army. If the unerriciul
ataleinent I correct that'orcgon's net
quota will b 717. Tho allocution of
quota on tho 717 busls. an worked
out by Adjutant General White, rIiowc
that the following will not bn railed
on for men in the first draw lug Hm
ton, Too. Crook, IkiiikImk. Hood Klvrr,
Jackson, Josephine, Ijuic. I. urn. Mar
inn, Multnomah. Polk, Tllliuuu.ik and
YaiuuUI countlea and lortliind.
I'A.l children, (hut funny lit lie bird you drew was tho passenger pigeon.
It i too bad. but tliero uro no nior of these beautiful blrdu to be found.
iMn't "U ttlnh they weic us l-lcntlful as thu ar-urnnvs? We could do
w itlmtit tho rimrrovv. couldn't we? Now, Ki-t ready ugaln with ..ur soft pencil,
t turtuiir si So, I. mill you'll draw one of ilio biggest and nueereit lofjklns birdn.
It la f-jund primlpslly In Afilcn. Its kick Mill break a muu's leg. 4
empted U. 8." It Is desired to pro
vent those exempted from any ua
picion of being (lacker.
In assigning the quota of men that
each state mast yield for tb new
Scientists Can't Ask Exemption. arnjjr war department ned tb
IJoKton. The Christian Science rwi Mn.ii.ti. Mn..iu
oosra or nirector announces that a
Christian Scientist cannot claim ex
emption from military service under
the draft as a conscientious objectot
without misrepresenting Christian
GUARD IS BEGUN
Washington. MoiijlixHtion of the
national gniinl beium .Monday.
I. W. W. ARE JAILED - "
WHEN MILL BURNS
Kliimath KnIR Or. Klamath Kails
is practieully under martini law. Arm-
New York leads all other with 9.
!f t. Oregon i asked to yield at least
717. Washington, 7296, Idaho. 22S7.
California, 23,0, and Alaska, CM.
Because Oregon, in proportion to
population, furnished more volunteer
for the National Guard and regular
Harvest Labor .Plentiful. army than any other state In tb
Washington. No general shortage Union, it quota, under the selective
of harvest labor exists in western draft, is the smallest assigned any of
elates, according to reports gathered the 48 atate.
by the department of labor's employ-
ment bureau from federal agent ana
state labor commissioners.
Washington. The whole Russian
front from the gulf of Itlga to Rou
mania la reported In official dis
patches from Pctrograd to the Rus
sian mbsy her to be allv with
battl. The German are said to bo
rushing troops from the Italian and
French front and to be entirely re
arranging their position.
On tbt northern front nesr Riga
German reinforcement are rushing
up by tea transport. On tho tambvrg
front tb troop ire being shifted back
and forth by mean of heavy automo
bile In an attempt to prevent further
advances by General Kornlloff. On
tb southern front. In the Carpathians,
the Austrian are said to bo In full
8ttl Car Men Walk Out.
Seattle. Hetwren 1500 and 160
member of the AuialKHmatcd At
elation of Street and Klertrlc Railway
Employe employed by the I'ugei
Sound Traction, Light & Power com
pany, which operates moat of the
treet railways of Seattle, wiul on
strike Monday night.
While no iirdeni fur embarkation of td guards patrol the strti, industries
sliite troops for France will be given of the rliy are protected by sporlul
until after Angus! 5, when the eiifire"Titi.T eherirrs and I. W. V. are being
force will be roriniilly drafted into the rounded up llko cattle as, the result of
I'niled States unity, there urc Indira- n fir- which dc-strcvH the grain eleva-
SENATE AGREES TO
- PASS FOOD BILL
lions Unit Koine divlioiiA will bo re
pitrdeil as lendy to board Iraiifports
awn atier that date.
Rapid progress in being made In re
lieviiiR ituiird rrglmoiits which have
been in the federal nervlce iduce tho
(leelitrniliiii of war ('.minling properly.
This work will be tahen over lari;ely
by eivllluu w htiliineu.
tor and mill of Martin ilrothers and
25.000 bushels of grain. The loss Is
plared at fl",000. InccndiiiriMu is
Imtnediiitely after the fire Sheriff
Humphrey communicated with Gover
nor Wlthyrombe, swore in 200 depu
ties and raiilnl tin hcadiiuarters of
the I. W. W selling puiers and books
Porto Rico Votes Prohibition.
' San Juan. 1'orto Rico. With (2 ont
of 76 munlripalities completely report-
ed, election returns showed Porto Rico Washington. Disposal of the ad-
to have voted for prohibition by more ministration food-control bill by the
than two to one.
Departure of tho miar.lsmeu for au,j arresting an. kuiii of whom are
GREECE ENTERS WAR
Conldr Hsrsslf slllgrnt and
Army Soon to B Moblllssd,
Wshlngton. Washington has been
officially advised that Greece has not
only severed relations with Germany
and tb three other central powers,
but I actually In a state of war
against them. France has been noti
fied Ibat Greece considers herself a
ful belligerent and will act accordingly-
Greece I expected to lose no time
In mobilising her war reaourcea and
Joining effectively In the allies' oper
ation In the Palkana.
Commissioner Jornart. whom tho
allien entrusted with enforcing Con
stantlne's abdication, ha reported
that a Greek army of !&u.000 will b
raised lo add to tho 700,000 allied
aoldlera already in the Balkan.
France, It was linllefited, will tie gov
erned by the shipping problem.
nr department officials regard
many divisions of the slute troops as
virtually ready now for the Intensive
training behind the fightliiR lino In
France which will prepare them for
their place In the trem-hes. There I
no reason why some elements could
Hot go forward at once, except lack of
InuiKportutlon am) the submarine
thought to be local leaders of tbc or
ganisation. The I. W. V.'. recently established
headquarters hero ami have been ac
tive In the distribution of their liter
ature and in soliciting member. Act
ing on instructions from the governor,
every I. W. W. In the county will be
arrested by the sheriff.
Wheat Club $2.07; bluestera J2.10;
red Russian, 2.o; forty-fold, $2.08.
Barley No. 1 feed, $42 per ton.
Hay Timothy, $26 per ton; alfalfa
Butter Creamery, 3"c.
senate, under its agreement for a final
vote next Satnrday, vlrtual'y com
prise tbe entire programme of con
gress thi week. The bill was dis
cussed after Wednesday under a five
rainute limit of debate. Prompt agree
ment of tbe conference next week la
expected o that the legislation will
be on the statute books before August
With the food bill and practically
all other war legislation congested In
Kggs Ranch. 3.1c.
Wool-Eastern Oregon, 81c; valley, tne Mnate the house virtually will
Mohair 65c per lb.
"Do you believe in ldutotic flictul
ship?" "Well, not iiltogetlier. My per
sonal opinion l that I'll believe more
in platonlc friendship If it were cur
ried on with tho full knowledge and
consent of the luislmnd of the one iiml
the vilft) of the other," Detroit Free
While Sir. I!, wns comliiuini; family
irjiyers one morning, little Mtirgaret
miide so much noise mul was so rest
less that lie chocked her several times;
nt Inst, rising troiu his knees, he culled
her to him nr., snld: .Miu-giiret, why
were you not quiet while father whs
praying, wluil could you le thinking
of?" Like a Hush she replied: "Oh, I
was thinking the soles of your shoes
need mending." 1. M. Cox. Nebraska.
Uijttr. h . ft
suspend work until next week. New
war measures are being brought out
almost daily, however, giving capltol
leader little hope of adjournment for
Awaiting senate action are the $340,
000,000 aviation measure, the $1,670,
000,000 war tax bill, the trading with
the enemy measure and many other
of minor Importance already passed
by the house.
WHEAT CROP NEEDS RAIN
Acme of High Art.
"What were tlio-ie rare plaques I
noticed on join- tlliilnji-ronin pinto
full?" ".My wife's Hist ph-s, sir."
Care in Purchasing.
Never buy a horse that drag his
hind legs. The niilnial that gives his
heels n clean, outward lliiijr that shows
his shoos, is genetnlly a kihM traveler.
Ludndorff May B German Dictator.
Amsterdam. According to news
brought from Berlin belief in Liberal many,
circles there It that Chancellor Mich-
Former Chancellor Von Bcthmann.
Hollweg, who was forced to resign a
result of Internal trouble In Ger.
aells I merely atop gap who will Fpeneh Drlv0 F6ci 0ack Mong Meue.
prepar tht wy for omethlng In tho Fan,. a powerful attack by tho
way of a dictatorship with General yTr,mh 0n the left bank of the Meuso
Ludendorff, Hindenburgi chief aide,
In aupreme control,
PuMlan Let Kui,
Fetrograd. The war office an
nounce that Russian troops hav
abandoned Kalusx, In eastern Galicla,
but have secured the crossing of the
Lomnlca river. The Russian drove
the enemy from the village of Novlca.
resulted in tho capture of (ieruian
positions on n front of nioro than a
mile and a half to a depth of about
two thirds of n mile.
Movie of Orchestra Leader.
Motion picture showing- both front
and back vtewn of noted orchestra
lenders nt work have been taken nnd
combined so that other musical or-
Plcketlng Forbidden in Washington.
Olympla, Wash. Strike picketing
in nil forms Is prohibited in Wash
ington by a decision of the supreme
oourt on complaint of N. II. St. Ger
main, of Seattle, against the linkers
v. 4ef V 'ja 1
The REAL REST RESORT
of tht North Pacific Coast is now
'' reach by Rail or Steamer
LOW ROUND-TRIP FARES
UNION PACIFIC SYSTEM
nd New Btach Foldtr upon tWmtion to
wKl iMt'. li.R.&N. Aktnt, .
r a tmtixt
Wn.McM urrsy , Otnaral PsMsngsr Agent, Portland
Colorado Woman N. E. A. President
Portland. Ore. Wary C. C. Brad
ford, (uperintendent of schools of Col
canlxntlon can lie lit! by them, while -orado. wa elected president of th
audience can see them m usual nt N. B. A. at the annual busluee meob
tht laiat Unit.
Admiral J. H. Glennon, of the Amer.
lean commission to Russia, whose ad
dress quelled a mutiny among th
sailors at Sevastopol.
Americana Building Roads in Franca.
l'aris. Official announcement is
made that the United States transport
service is taking over control of the
French railroad lines from tho port
bases to the permanent camp and the
front. Tracks are being laid and
sidings enlarged. The roads will be
manned later by American engineer
Crop Believed Cut Almost Half by
Drouth and HaL
Portland. Or. The wheat crop of
the Pacific northwest 1 passing
through a critical period. The pro
longed dry spell baa caused much loss
and hot winds in the inland empire
are increasing' the damage.
Portland grain men, who are keep
ing in daily touch with the situation
in the interior, fear that the northwest
will not have more than half a crop
It is the early spring-sown -grain
that is being hurt in the dry sections
of Washington, but in the dry sec
tions of Oregon the late spring sown
wheat is suffering most. Winter
wheat is generally in good condition,
but the winter-sown acreage is not
Rains throughout the wheat belt
this week would, of course, be of ben
efit, but tbe greater part of the dam
age already done cannot be repaired.
In the opinion of crop experts.
--Try -iriiii, ,L:"
I. W. W. Priocnfr cn Hunger Strika.
Kltensburt;. Wash. S:.xty tno I. W.
Y. who urc in letent'on camp en the
courthouse lawn, started a hunger
strike here because they thought the
corporal of guard did not distribute
Portion! of beef stjw equitably.
Firmer Held by Compensation Law.
Salem. Or. If a farmer operate
any hazardous machine or agency that
comes within the purview of the work
men's compensation law. he will not
be immune from its provisions, unless
he notifies the Industrial accident
commission that he will not be gov
erned by them, according to a su
preme court decision.
More Than On.
Mr. Hensby "I wa certainly tbe
biggest fool In the world when I asked
you to marry me." Mrs. Hensby "Not
the bit-goat, dear. I accepted jqsl."