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a greater and better
Falla City all the time
FHLLS eiTY NEWS
FALLS CITY. OREGON, SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER ¡¿*>, 1914
News From Various
Parts Of The Country
Interesting News Clipped F ro m xchanges and
Peace Holman. T w o pleaded
guilty and were fined $15 each.
Miltoma and another stood trial,
were convicted and fined $25
ergency revenue bill to provide
$106,000,000,000, taxing b e e r ,
Gathered From Other Sources
wines, gasolines, sleeping and par
lor-ear tickets, insurance, tele
graph and telephone messages,
[ that the ‘ whold world’ will be led
M N M E M M SEEN N U N
amusements and a variety of doc
into a general war ending with
uments, w as agreed on Saturday
the battle o f Armageddon, called
1 by the Democratic members o f
C H R IS T 'S C 0 M IH 8 F O R E C A S T AT IR D the ‘ battle o f that great day o f
the House ways and means com
O F Q IQ A H T IC W O R LD W AR
Cod A lm igh ty,’ when the Savior
mittee. • It will be introduced by
shall return ‘in all his glory’ with
¡Democratic Leader Underwood
T u r k '« Expulsion From Europe Read ‘all his angels,’ destroying the today.
wicked by the very ‘brightness
Fro m Rrophooioa of Daniel at
The Republicans o f the commit
f hi» coming,’ but taking his
Advontiet Tent M o o tin g
tee w’ill be called in Tuesday to
people with him to the place
vote on it and the House will be
which he said he went to prepare
gin considering it next Thursday.
Armageddon is here, the Turk
for th em ."
will be driven from Europe, and
Fight Will Come in Senate.
The series o f meetings at
the second coming o f the Savior
o f both House and
which these and other prophecies
may be expected at the conclus
Senate already have go on record
have been studied systematically,
ion o f the jresent world-war.
held for the past six weeks in the in opposition to any war tax meas
This was the import o f a ser
big tent at Thirteenth and Mor ure. The Democrats hope to rush
mon delivered Sunday by H. W.
rison Btreets, came to an end the bill through the House and the
Cottrell, president o f the Wes
Sunday evening, Milton H. St. big fight against it, it is realized,
tern Oregon Conference, at the
John speaking on “ A Great War will be in the Senate.
Central Portland Seventh Day
The committee increased the in
ternal revenue tax on beer by 50
Mr. Cottrell quoted the Book
cents a barrel, making the new
o f Daniel to support his conten
HOP YARD GAME RAIDED
tax total $1.50. Domestic wines
are to be taxed 20 cents a gallon
“ Thus will be fulfilled the pro
Sheriff of Polk County In te rru pt* on sweet wines and 12 cents a
phecy made so long ago, that ‘he
gallon on dry wines. Gasoline is
Japanese Session o f " S t u d ."
(the Turk) would plant the taber
to be taxed 2 cents a gallon.
nacles o f his palace between the
Dallas. Or., Sept. 20.—Sheriff
Many items o f the bill are adop
seas in the glorious holy moun Grant o f Polk County, aided by ted verbatim from the Spatiish
tain.' which is Jerusalem," said Deputy Sheriffs Frank Morrison W ar tax bill o f 1898, including the
and W. J. White, last night raid administrative features.
“ But the prophecy continues ed the gambling house o f Mil-
Tax Has Time Lim it.
that ‘he shall come to his end and toma, a Japanese hbpgrower.
provisions of the bill
none Bhall help him. ” The next near H all’s Ferry and adjoining
on tobacco dealers,
event mentioned in the Bible is the Horst Bros.’ hópyard, and
that ‘then at that time shall took into custody Miltoma. to
are carried in schedule A, which
Michael stand up.’ that King gether with three other Japanese,
will continue in effect until Dec
Jesus shall Btand up, probation who were engaged in a game o f ember 31, 1915. The remainder
will close and there will be ‘a stud poker.
o f the bill will be in force until re
time o f trouble such as never was
They were brought to Dallas pealed.
since there was a nation,’ and and taken before Justice o f the
( Continued on page 6 )
T ry a Sack of
HIGH PUGHT FLOUR
w a tc h
German Attack Results In a
Severe Loss to English Navy
WAR T A X
In North Sea.
Washington, Sept. 21. An em
Buy all goods o f home
merchants and help to
make Falls City greater
r e s u lts
All Goods and Prices Are Right
Falls City Lumber Co.
here The RusHian (lag 4s now flying
over the town.
Jaroaluu I* an important railroad
center. A bridge near the town crosses
the Kan and command* the p*»*age ol
that river. 'I he town is 17 miles north
northwest of I’ rzemysl and 1» ou the
railroad line between Lemberg and
Irish Home Rule Signed.
London—King George signed the
London.—The British cruisers Abou 1
home rule and Welsh disestablishment
klr, Hogue and Cressy. of Identical
hills, making them laws. Parliament
tonnage and armament, were sunk on
was then prorogued until October 27.
the North Sea by five German sub
marines, according to an official an
nouncement. First the Aboukir was
G E N E R A L G A L LIE N I
torpedoed; as the other vessels drew
In to rescue the crew, they In turn
This waa the severest losa the Bit-
lah nary has suffered during the war.
British cruisers and torpedo boat*
came quickly to the assistance of the
doomed vessels, and It Is reported sank
two of the Oerman submarines, while
three others escaped.
The three cruisers carried more
than 2000 men. but no estimate ha*
yet been made of the number of saved
The ateamer Flores took 287 sur
vivors of the sunken ships Into the
Dutch port of Ymulden. The steamer
Titan picked up 114 men. one of whom
afterward died. The Lowestoft, an
other British craft, rescued a good
The Oerman policy of keeping the
German battle fleet In harbor and at
tempting to pick off British ships one
by one thus far has resulted In the
loss of three 12.000-ton cruisers, the
Pathfinder of 3000 tons and two small
craft destroyed by mines.
General Gallieni, who it in com
250.000 Austrians Routed, Say Serbs. mand of the army and fortifications
Paris.— A dispatch to the Havas defending Paris.
Agency from Nish. Servla. says;
“ After several days of battle near
B R IE F WAR NEW S
Kroupani, 10 miles from the Bosnian
border, in which 260,000 Austrians
Battling desperately for supremacy
were engaged, the Austrians suffered In what may prove to be the greatest
complete defeat and are flying in battle in the world’s history, on a line
panic from the banks of the river extending from the region of Noyon,
on the river Oise, northwest of Paris,
C A PTU R E STRONG PO SITIO NS
Forts of Verdun Attacked and French
Surprised at Nancy.
Berlin, via London.—An official com
munication regarding the course of
the battles around Rbelme says:
“ The strong, hilly positions at Cra-
onne have been captured. Advancing
on Rheims our troops occupied the
village of Bethany.
“ We are attacking the strong forts
on the line south of Verdun and the
Germans have crossed the east border
In the direction of Lorraine, which Is
defended by eight Freach army corps.
A sortie from the nortlaeast of Verdun
has been repulsed.
"The French troops'camplng to the
north of Toul (near Nkuiry) have been
surprised by our artlUery.
“ In the rest of the French war the
ater there have been, no engagements.
"In the Belgian « i d eastern battle
fields the situation Is- unchanged.”
German Wireless Sought In Oregon.
Portland.— Following a complaint
entered with United States District
Attorney Reames by Thomas Erskine,
British Consul at Portland, the de
partment of agriculture at Washing
ton Instructed the fores* officers In
Oregon to ascertain, if possible, the
location of a powerful wireless tele
graph plant that is pgeeumed to be
o p e ra tic In the woods of Southern
Oregondn the Interests of the German
, AUSTRIAN FORTRESS
Petrograd.—The official statement
from the chief of general staff says
that the Russians -are bombarding the
fortreaa of Praemysl, whose artillery
haa opened fire. The statement fol
“ The Austrian troops wlhich at
tempted to check our advance In front
of .Baranow and Ranlchow, In Galicia,
wgjre repulsed with heavy losses.
“ Sfc*e artillery Is now bonmb&rding
the fortifications of Jaroslau.
* Fighting is going on agtànst the
Parrlson of Przemsyl, who Jbave re
plied with artillery fire.
“ The Russian troops crossteig the
forests are finding batteries aban
doned by the Austrians. ”
It has been confirmed that the Rus
slan troops have occupied the fortl
fled Austrian position ot Jaroslau. A.C-
cording to official announcement made
Each of the contending forces had
practically exhausted Itself aa the
week closed and though the battle
line waa continually restless, only
slight gains by one side, offset by
moderate victories by the other, can
be counted aa the result of the seven
days’ western fighting.
The casualties of the allies probably
exceeded those of the Germans the
past week for the first time since the
war began. The Oerman defensive
was excellently chosen for administer
ing severe punishment to the pursu
ers, and there are suggestions that the
artillery fire from the northern heights
of the Aiane haa been very destructive.
The German official report aaya the
French attacks have been repulsed,
that Beaumont has been stormed and
that many French prisoners have been
captured. French reports, on the oth
er band, while agreeing to the stub
bornness of the contest, declare the
situation is “ satlafactory,” despite the
fact the Geramns have received rein
forcements. presumably from Lor
The French army, operating on the
right bank of the river Oise In the
region of Noyon, according to this re
port, has made some progress, while
the Anglo-Freuch force which a week
ago crossed the river Alsne In the face
of a withering fire from the German
guns, hold* the heights to the north
of that point. In the center the Ger
mans have not moved from the
trenches which they dug when they
were compelled to fall back, while
the crown prince’s army, which holds
the German left, again has retired.
The German forces in east Prussia
have been more successful than in
The Russians have been
forced to evacuate almost all of the
German territory they had previously
occupied and an offensive movement
has penetrated some distance into
Russian Poland. Its serious signifi
cance is Indicated by an announce
ment from Petrograd that 900,000 ad
ditional troops are preparing to march
Petrograd reports that General Ren-
nenkampff has definitely arrested the
German advance. This movement has
been assisted by river excursion boats
changed into what the soldiers termed
a “ one-horse navy.”
In Galicia. Austrian defeats have
been continuous during the week,
though not as overwhelming
sian reports first Indicated. All the
province east of the San river ia now
held by Russia, but the strong fortifi
cations of the San have not yet fallen.
The way to Cracow, however, Is
partly open and the week closed with
Russia's campaign in eastern Galicia
well under way. When Galicia has
been wholly traversed the Russian
march in full strength will begin and
with it may be initiated the last phase
of the war.
to the river Meuse, uorth ot Verdun,
the armies of the allies and Germany
accomplished nothing definite or de
cisive during the past week.
Conditions for the struggle could
not be worse. The bloody field was
drenched with cold, torrential rain
that tilled the trenches behind which
the fighters sought shelter, adding to
The allies apparently have not at
tempted storming tactics during the
Instead they exerted great
pressure to break through the German
center and tried constantly to envelop
General von Kluck’s right wing. Both
efforts failed, as they have failed con
sistently whenever attempted by eith
er side during the French campaign.
War In Mexico
That the enormous resisting t ewers of
a million men. when skillfully led. Is
Villa has declared war on Car
greater than their offensive strength, ranza and Chihuhua and Sonora
seems to be the principal lessju taught in open revolt. Villa has secured
by this retreat to and from Paris
several car loads o f munitions.
TO TH E
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from nearest Agent.
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