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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 28, 1916)
OF CURRENT WEEK
BITTER BATTLE RAGING IN EAST;
GREEK KING GIVEN LAST CHANCE
TWO ZEPPELINS FALL
IN RAID ON LONDON
URRANM WILLING 10 PROMISE
LNERGtnC WORK AGAINST VILLA
Paris, via London— Although official
communications have shed little light
on recent developments in the war sit
uation, it is learned from stall officers
th at the battles at all im portant points
on General Brusiloff’s front are again
assuming the intensity which charac
terized the first period of his advance.
The principal centers of action are
the districts near Vladimir Volynski
and west of Lutsk, the Italics region
and the Carpathians, and in each of
these territo ries there has been a gen
eral resumption of the fighting, which
has spread to adjacent sectors until the
whole southw estern war th eater from Second Flyer, Disabled, Lands and
Live News Items of All Nations and the P ripet marshes to the Danube may
be said to be again in action.
Crew Made Prisoners— Much
ALLIED POWERS EO
New London, Conn. — A promise of
energetic m easures by the Carranzu
government to destroy Villa and his
troops will be made to the Unite«!
S tates through the Mexican commla-
ThiB promise will be supported by
action, according to the
agents. G reatur energy will be dis
played in the pursuit of Villa and his
bandits, re-enforcem ents will arrive in
the north and m easures in addition to
those taken by the commander of the
Juarez garrison fur the protection of
Seizure of Mails Controversy With
The Mexican commissioners and
U. S. Finally Gets Attention of
General Carranza him self are Im-
Pacific Northwest Condensed
Property Loss by Bombs.
London—According to Athens dis
presse«! w ith the im|>erative necessity
British War Trade Office.
patches received here, M. Venizelos
for Our Busy Readers.
of action which will wi|>e out of the
will issue a m anifesto to the Greek
American mind the coup d 'e ta t of
people from Canea, Island of Crete,
London — O f the 12 big Zeppelins Villa at Chihuahua City. The facts
I,o n d o n -T h e continued depletion of
A large hotel for working girls and where he probably will direct the which invaded the British Isles S atu r regarding th at even have reache«] the
the w orld's supply of tonnage as a re
women is to be constructed in Chicago. form ation of a separatist government. day night to deal death and destruction joint commission. Breifly they are:
Besides Admiral Concuriotis, the
sult of the o|M’rationa of the subm a
A special session of the New York dispatches add, those accompanying M. from the skies, two lay Sunday stark
rines of the rentrul powers will be met
legislature may be called to pass a Venizeos include all the members of and black masses of steel and alum i
New Maine Governor.
by an increase in strin g en t m easures
m easure dealing w ith the streetcar his form er cabinet, with the exception
by which the entente allies design to
strik e in New’ York City.
of M. R aktavin, m inister of justice.
control shipping, so as to Insure its be
One came down a flaming torch,
The proclamation of M. Venizelos, it while the second, disable«! by gunfire,
Aside from the capture by the Ita l
ing used to the best advantage of the
ians of an im portant mountain peak is said, will invite King Constantine to effected a landing, which saved the
allies and prevent it even indirectly
on the Trentino front, only bombard put him self at the head of a national lives of the crew, who are now pris
aiding th eir opponents, according to a
m ents have taken place in the Austro- defense movement.
statem ent ma«Je to the Associated
oners in England.
The crew of the
An Athens dispatch to the Daily first raider died in the consuming
Press by lx>rd R obert Cecil, m inister
Chronicle Bays the Venizelos proclam
of war trade.
A Medford, Ore., lad of nine, was ation will provide the last opportunity flames of th e ir own ship.
Lord Robert declared it could not tie
The death and burning of the first
seriously injured by exploding dyna for King Constantine to place himself
expert«*! th at B ritish facilities should
m ite caps. He lighted one cap w ith a and his government in line w ith the Zeppelin was witness«*! by tens of
lie expended on ship* carrying goods to
match, the concussion from which ex wishes of the m ajority of the Greek thousands of London residents, but the
blacklisted firms and th at the entente
wounding and descent of the second
ploded another in his hip pocket.
people, w’ho do not want any declara raider was a m atter of doubt until offi
allies will increase* th eir shipping
All guns and movable machinery tion of the dethronm ent of the mon cial statem en ts were given out. Few
m easures in m aking the best use of
above w ater have been stripped from arch.
available tonnage in proportion as the
details are available of this second
The dispatch says Venizelos will call raid er’s condition, but it is reliably re
the wreck of the armored cruiser
Germans succeed in destroying m er
Memphis in Santo Domingo harbor and for a general mobilization throughout ported th a t the crew surrendered to
will be brought to the United States by i the Island of Crete for the purpose of special constables.
The m inister said th at as a m atter
the transport P rairie.
of course the entente allies would be
Many who saw the shrapnel bursting
favored as regartls the use of tonnage
like skyrockets about the invatler,
Mr. and Mrs. Edlefsen, of Portland,
and th at neutrals engageti in entente
which subsequently caught fire, think
who were lost on Mt. Hood Sunday
allied trade or in unaua|>ectt*i neutral
there m ust have been several direct
morning, were found by a searching
trade would bo given the next consid
hits. Many aeroplanes were aloft and
party Tuesday, a fte r having wandered
attacked the Zeppelins from all sides.
in a severe storm 72 hours w ith o u t!
The raiders took a heavy toll of lives
Lord Robert said th at the answer of
food or shelter.
before th e ir destruction, 28 perstms
G reat B ritain to the American govern
N otw ithstanding the loss of two Zep
being killed and 99 wounded in the
m ent's protest against the seizure of
pelins in an air raid on E astern Eng- ports have passed the half billion dol m etropolitan d istrict of I,ondon. Two
malis would be sent to W ashington al
iand Saturday night, the Germans
persons were killed, probably four, and
most im m ediately, ami th a t the reply
Monday night again returned to the Tuesday by the D epartm ent of Com 17 wounded in the provinces.
to the Am erican protest w ith regard
attack w ith airships and dropped
The property damage, while widely
to the blacklist impose<l by the entente
bombs in the northern and northeast August were valued a t $510,000,000, a distributed, is confined for the most
allies would follow shortly.
the world. The total is $35,000,000 p art to small dwellings and shops,
The E arl of Essex was found dead in above the previous high record, estab some em pty cars being destroyed and
W ashington, D. C.—G reat B ritain 's
He had been ill for lished in May and $45,000,000 higher part of the tracks torn up.
delay in anaw«iring the American note
y . E . M I L U KE./N •}
The roar of dropping bombs was
some tim e. He was 59 years old. He than the June figures.
regarding mail seizures sent to I/>ndon
was a large land bolder, owning about
Im ports decreased in August, the heard in many districts where the
This is a snapshot of Carl E. Mill!- May 24 is believed by allied diplom ats
15,000 acres. His second wife, whom total of $199,247,391 being $47,000,- ra id ers, were invisible. It is not be
the new Republican governor of here to be due largely to a desire to
he m arried in 1893, was Adela Grant, 000 below th a t of June, the record lieved th at more than two or three in
Maine, who was elected by 13,000 m a give first a practical working demon
daughter of Beach Grant, of New York. month. It was greater, however, than vading Zeppelins which crossed the
stratio n of changes recently in stitu ted
east coast succeeded in reaching the
in censorship methods, notably with
A carload of liquor, consisting of
environs of London, and th at two of
regard to shipping documents. They
more than 13,000 pint bottles and two Exports for the year ended with Au
Agenta of Villa tam pered w ith the declare the practice of expediting the
these paid the death penalty gives the
50-gallon barrels of whiskey, was gust aggregated $4,750,000,000 and
greatest satisfaction to the m ilitary soldiers guarding th e penitentiary and handling of such papers by passing
seized by the police in Seattle and de
two other public buildings in Chi them through the censor’s office in a
stroyed. Although the liquor ostensi tals being fa r in advance of those for
T aking advantage of the special m arked package already has
bly was consigned to Petersburg, Alas
when General Trevino removed one of the principal causes of
ka, th e police allege th a t it really was imports, 66.5 per cent entered free of
and his officers were feasting, the Vil- com plaint set forth in the Am erican
intended for sale in Seattle.
listas attacked the town, and the dis protest.
August a year ago.
affected tr«K>ps within promptly joine«!
There were more than 7000 persons
The Federal trade balance for Au
S tate departm ent «>fficials consistent
General Trevino and those ly have declines] to indciate the |M>ssi-
a t the afternoon perform ance of the gust was $311,000,000, compared with
first circus which came to Coos county. $119,000,000 in August a year ago,
S eattle — The Lake W ashington who remained loyal Fled to neighboring ble effect of this modification on the
V illla’s men, dep artm en t’s nttitu d e in the mail con
Or, and exhibited at Marshfield Tues and a balance of $19,000,000 in Au steam er Triton, owned by the Ander hills and opened fire.
day. There was one woman 75 years gust, 1914, against the United States. son Steam boat company and engaged afte r looting and seizing government troversy.
of age present who had never seen a
For the 12 months ended August 31 in ferry service, struck a snag while property, including munitions, re tre a t
A nother woman, 91, the export balance was $2,465,000,- approaching B yers’ Landing on the ed w ithout pursuit, the disaffected sol
who is a resident of the county, was 000, as against $1,353,000,000 in the east shore of Lake W ashington and diers accompanying them. Thereuj>on
at the perform ance.
preceding year and $374,000,000 two sank ju st as she was drvien on the Trevino reoccupied the town.
T hat Trevino will be perm itted to
beach. All the passengers and crew
S ecretary B aker announces th a t the
rem ain in command, in view of what
The net inward gold movement for landed safely.
President wiU nom inate
The vessel ran a mile a fte r striking happened, is doubted by the Mexicans.
General Pershing, commander of the August was $29,000,000 and for the
New York—The Gullfoss, said to be
Am erican expeditionary forces in year $410,000,000, a record-breaker. the snag before th e crew knew th at From a m ilitary point of view, he one of the first Icelandic ships to visit
When the vessel acted properly when he withdrew with
Mexico, to be a m ajor general to fill Last year the net inward gold move she was leaking.
the shores of the W estern Hem isphere
the vacancy created by the death of m ent was $146,000,000 and two years was a short distance from the shore his loyal officers and men to the hi 1 Is since the days of Leif, the Lucky, tied
ago there was a net outward movement the w ater began pouring into the en- instead of seeking to fight in the
Major General Mills.
up in the harbor here Saturday with a
of $95,000,000. Gold im ports in Au gineroom, but Captain H iram Riddle streets, but he is criticised for his cargo of herring.
Except in France there have been no gust were $41,238,716, against $61,- was able to drive her on to the beach lack of inform ation as to the state of
Aboard the Gullfoss, h little steam er
im portant engagem ents on any of the 641,191 in August, 1915, and $3,045,- alongside the w harf a t B yers’ Landing feeling among th e garrisons of the
886 tons, is a crew of Icelandic sail
various fronts. Berlin reports the re 219 in August, 1914.
before th e w ater stopped the engines.
ors, officered by Icelandic navigators
pulse of Russian attacks in Volhynia,
There were only 25 passengers aboard pursue his re tre a tn ig foes.
and speaking virtually the same lan
Galicia, and the C arpathian moun
and all stepped safely off th e upper
guage, th a t Leif, son of E ric th e Re«l.
tains. Petrograd is still silent as to
deck onto the wharf.
spoke when he landed a t Cape Cod
operations on the eastern front, but
Ten minutes a fte r the vessel had
about the year 1000.
unofficial advices say the Russians
been abandoned she turned over and
The Gullfoss brought to New York
have begun a new offensive on a large
now is lying submerged alongside the
20 passengers, mostly m erchants from
scale in the hope of putting down the
W ashington, D. C.—Official State
counter attacks of the Teutons and
Vienna- The unusually early Betting R eikjavik, who came to buy goods in
ent advices Tuesday report
American m arkets. W ith its return
piercing th eir front before w inter.
of autum n has caused a slowing
seizure of the Dutch steam er Prins
the first of next month, the Gullfoss
Advices from Constantinople, says Hendrik by German warships, but did
down in the o p eratio n s, in Transly- will pass its sister ship, the Gothaloss,
the Overseas News agency, tell I of a not say on what charge Isador Polak,
vania, where the higher points are al bound for New York w ith a cargo of
m utiny among troops of the Russian the naturalized American, removed
Syracuse, N. Y.— F ire early Sunday ready covered w ith four feet of snow. fish. Captain I’jeturson said he hof>ed
Caucasus arm y because of lack of pro from the vessel, was being held. The destroyed the en tire business d istrict
T orrential rains on all the fronts to see established a regular trade with
departm ent is investigating further.
and more than half the industrial sec
the United States.
Much significance is attached by offi tion of th e town of Phoenix, N. Y., 16 where th e A ustro-H ungarians are en
Amazingly high prices for th e prod
A revolution in the Greek island of
C rete is reported in a Havas dispatch cials to G erm any’s seizure of mail miles north of here, causing a loss of gaged have converted the battlefields ucts of the island have brought pros
Some tim e ago more than $1,000,000. One person is into quagm ires, and the indications are perity in the last two years, the cap
The revolutionists are aboard the steam er.
said to have proclaimed a provisional Germany claimed the rig h t to censor known to have perished. Eighty-tw o th a t a long lull in offensive movements tain said. The w ar created the first
le tte r m ail on the basis th a t The buildings were destroyed.
The fire is coming, although the freezing of m illionaires in Iceland, he declared,
Hague convention, declaring the “ in- burned w ithout check for 15 hours. the ground would improve conditions. and also gave the island its first exper
Admiral Mayo, commanding the At voilability” of such mail had been Not a store was left standing, and the
Those who had hoped th at a decision ience with labor troubles and other
lantic fleet, reported F riday th a t a 12- rendered inoperative by failure of sev people are confronted w ith a serious
would come before th e advent of win disorders of modern civilization.
inch gun on the battleship Michigan eral of the belligerent nations to ra ti problem of food supply.
had exploded during firing tests on the fy it, but more recently the practice vaded the ruins, and scores of deputies ter now see th a t newer and g reater strik e of the fisherm en's union in the
offensives next spring sre inevitable. island lasted throughout last summer,
Southern drill grounds, the muzzle be apparently had »been discontinued.
were sworn in w ith orders to shoot.
M ilitary authorities here also believe the captain said.
ing blown to pieces, seriously injuring
at a veritable struggle of g ian ts will
W heat Grains Multiply.
Naval Airmen A ccurate.
come with the new spring.
Battleship Gun B ursts.
Am erican Red Cross officials have
Oregon City, Or,—Three years ago
Norfolk, Va.—R eports from the A t
It is expected the present situation
Norfolk, V a.—The b attlesh ip Michi
given serious consideration to the George Bon Jension planted 12 grains lantic fleet on the Southern drill will prevail for about six weeks. Such
gan, damage«! by the explosion of the
S ta te departm ent dispatch saying th at of wheat he had carried from Russia, grounds announced th a t two airm en a lull, m ilitary critics here believe, muzzle of one of her 12-inch guns at
nearly 1,000,000 Chinese are homeless his native land, in his pocket. This with gunners ascended from the North offers an opportunity for the concen ta rg e t practice on the southern drill
and thousands destitu te as a result of year he harvested 1276 pounds of Carolina, carrying 12 bombs, small tratio n of troops of the central powers
grounds, reached Hampton Roads S at
the flooding of 7000 square miles by cleaned w heat from the 12 kernels. rapid firers and small arm s. Nine of by railroad ag ain st Roumania, which urday and later sailed for Philadelphia
overflow of the Hwai riv er in Anhui He lives near Mount Pleasant.
the 12 bombs were dropoed successful has vast stores of food and petroleum. to undergo repairs. Yeoman R obert
province, China, two months ago. The
This grain is somewhat larger than ly on targ ets. Canvas targ ets, repre Meanwhile the forces of the central W. Cooper, whose arm was fra c tu re d ’
Am erican consul a t Nanking reported the ordinary variety of domestic wheat senting men, were h it by rapid-fire powers in Dobrudja have shortened
in the explosion, was brought to the
th a t autum n crops were destroyed and and is darker in color. Several Clack guns and sharpshooters.
The tests th eir front from 160 to 90 kiom eters, naval hospital here. E ighteen feet of
calls for relief were pouring in from amas county farm ers have decided to were declared the best ever recorded which is an advantage in the present
the gun’s muzzle was blown away and
many d istricts.
give the imported wheat a trial.
and the first for the American navy.
state of w eather.
the forem ast and galley damaged.
Brief Resume of General News
from All Around the Earth.
UNIVERSAL HAPPENINGS IN A NUTSHEU
Large Dirigible, Aflame, Brought Down
With Shrapnel in Suburbs.
Entente Governments Preparing Strict
Measures to Regain Shipping.
BLACKLIST ANSWER SOON DUE
Exports Make Record of Half
Billion a Month for first Time
Seattle Ferryboat Triton Sinks
While Crossing Lake Washington
Icelanders Send First Ship to
America Since Year 1000
Germany Still Holds American
Taken From Dutch Steamer
Autumn Rains Check Battles;
Six Weeks’ lull is Expected
$ 1 ,0 0 0 ,0 0 0 Fire at Phoenix, N. Y.