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UlOtldUlfri THAT THK AUSTRIAN.
Ml'HT LET PEOPLE RULE , '
PEOPLE MUST 8E THE JUDGE
Makes It Plain That the United
tkatea I Wrung for CserhoHlo '
vane and Jugo-tilavs
Washington. Oct.. 19. President
Wilton has answered the Austro
llungarlan peace not with declar
ation that the AuatroiHungarlan
government mutt satisfy ths nation
al aspiration of Ita own people, who
hall be the Judge of their right
The president further calls atten
tion to the recognition by the Unit
ed States of the Czecho-Slovsk na
tional council ai a defacto 'belliger
ent government, and atatea that thla
country alto recognise the Justice of
the natlonallatte aspiration of the
Jugo Slav for freedom.
, With the American Army, North
west of Verdun, Oct. 19. More than
,,40 ..American day bombing aviator
, today attacked Hoyonvllle, Huzancy
avad other town north of the Amerl
n line at Grand Pre. t Escorting
.plane downed 10 .Ow-maii machines.
, , Thl 1 cald to have been the larg
et enterpriae yet carried out by an
all-American flying force. .
v More, than .four ton , of .bomb
were dropped by the American air
force, the bomber paying particu
lar attention to Bayonville, whre a
.concentration of German troop had
(oen reitorted. Buzancy received it
.bare, owing to Ita Importance a a
railway town and the aupply depot
there. In the region of Bayonville
10 Kokker attempted to drive off
the American, who kept the upper
,, New York. Oct. 19. The Amerl
'can steamship tLucla. equipped with
,. buoyancy boxes, and supposed to be
imnlnkablo, has been sunk by a tor-
jiedo In the AtlanUo ocean.
IIOCV1H SNIPER KIMt
LESLIE ORLANIIO TOOZE
, .Salem, Oct. 19 lieutenant Leslie
.prlanrlo Tooze, on of Walter L,
.Tooae Sr., of thl city, was killed
, while engaged, "with conspicuous
gallantry," in action In France Sep
tember 28, according to a cablegram
ecolved toy hla father. ,, The cable
gram waa from Lieutenant Lamar
Toor.e. twin 'brother of .Leslie. They
en tic-rod the service together. Young
Tooze was killed by a German sniper,
according to the word received, and
Tie waa accorded a -military burial.
Leslie Tooze, was the winner of
the 'Beal prize tor the best law brlnf
In the first year at Harvard Univer
sity. He graduated from the Univer
sity, of Oregon 1n 1918. The "Tooze
twins" were well known In various
parts of Oregon and ' both of them
Tiold (exceptional records for school
Rngllsh Is being taught to French
girls In France under the auspices of
the Y. W. iC. A. It is proving ex
YANKS III EUROPE
Great Stream of Americana Have
Unen Factor In Forcing II una
From Entire Belgian Coaat
.'. Washington, 'bet'.1; 19.-Oeneral
March today told the senate military
committee that over 2.000,000 sol
dier have gone oversea. ,
While the conference waa In pro
gress General March waa notified
that the Gorman have evaluated the
entire 'Belgian coast tip to the Hoi-'
land boundary, ,The oerman retire
ment la Increasing In breadth and
BUI SAYS HEIS LUCKY
An Atlantic Port, Oct. 6. (By
mall). Aba Flesh ner's spirit goea
marching on. It took Apremont wood,
conouered at Chateau Thierry, and
amaahed through to victory at St.
Mlhlel. It la the aplrlt that ani
mate Jew, Catholic and Protestant.
In tha United Statea U haa found. It
expression In the union of seven
welfare agencies the Y. tt. C. A.,
T. W. C. A., Catholic War Council.
Knight of Columbus, War ' Camp
Community Servloe, Jewish Welfare
Board, Salvation Army, and Ameri
can Library Association whose bus
iness I to foster the spirit of Abe
Abe waa recruited in the first
draft, and waa sent to France. He
wai In. the tblclceat of the fighting
at Apremont , Wood. A few ..waeka
afterward hla parent In 8prtngfleld,
Mass., received heter from him tell
ing them that he had lost hla right
arm and left eye, , . .
. ,"Biit I'm O. K. Just the same,"
. Abe, was Invalided home. He ar
rived m the .Jewish New Year. , An
Immense crowd met him at the sta
tion. T$ey cheered him and praised
him, at the aanve time pitying , hi
empty sleeve. Abe met their ques
tions with a laughing response. M
I ra the luckiest Jew In Jht
army! , , If another man had been
In my, place he'd have been killed.
But I only lost an arm and an eye,
so I'm glad I was thero. It'a a shame
( can't go back to tha boya. Isn't
CASUALTY LIST .
The following casualties are . re
ported 'by the commanding general of
the American expeditionary forces
Killed In action . 247
Missing in action '. 143
Wounded severely 380
Died of wounds 29
Died of accident i .J 14
Died of disease 61
Wounded, degree undetermined 241
Wounded slightly 2
Wounded severely Ell Carl Klger
Wounded, degree undetermined-
Sergeant James T. Smythe, McMlnn
ville; . Wesley J. Cooper, Forest
Missing In action Van A. Cor
ntsh, Klamath Falls.
Ben, M. Collins has sold hi au
tomobile business In this city, to Geo.
W. Tavls and Archie J. Powers, the
deal having taken place Friday
evening. . . .
Messrs. Tavls and Powers will
continue tha ' business here at the
same location, and will handle Max
well cars and trucks,, Oakland cars
and Federal trucks, and , Chalmers
and Hudson Super touring cars. Mr.
Collins may remain here for a few
weeks, a iriaiyufT of the business.
GRANT, PaAM, WPmn COP
AIKjpiwe .Whole Belgian
mans, jftosArmesLStill Relrafi?i'Leaj!ed
With Hon Officers Slict ta Pieces by Belgians
Amsterdam, Oct,," 19. It la re-,
ported that the Oerman are evacu-.Vred
atlng Brussels. During, the laat two
week the Hun have taken 15,000
innaoitanta of iLllle prisoner.
London, Oct. 19. The allies have
captured tha whole Belgian coast, ac
cording, to '.the, livening News., The
allied line now extenda from a posi
tion on the Dutch coast to eaat of
Brugea and south of Courtral.
Amsterdam, Oct 19. British
troop have entered the Belgian town
of Eecloo. ' Six thousand Germane
have been abut In against the Dutch
frontier, and will, apparently, be
compelled to surrender or flee to
London, Oct. 19. Refugees arriv
ing in Holland from Belgium say
that a number of ships on the Eeo-
loo canal, carrying German officers
and war material, were shot to piece
with all on board by the Belgian
troops Friday. The Germans are
retreating toward Ohent and 'Ant
With the Allies In Belgium, Oct.
AIKPLANFS THAT-CARRY ST '.
MEN AND IK TONS BOMBS
Rome, Oct. 19 Italy has develop
ed the airplane to the highest point.
Her giant Capront, carrying 27 men
and 3,000 pounds of explosives is
the master of them all In stxe and
carrying power. Caproni states in
a recent interview that it will be but
a amall space of time when a giant
plana will be produced that will carry
100 men and equipment. One may
Imagine .what a thousand or them
would do to an enemy, landing men
and equipment In the rear of ah
enemy line to attack and drive
through. He further says that with
in possibly a few months an airplane
will sail from Italy to 'America cross
Paris, Oct. 19. "I have Just wit
nessed the mcst . touching spectacle
of my Ufa. The whole city, In a de
lirium of Joy, was ready to throw
Itself upon us, the first to enter Lil
le," telegraphed the war correspon
dent of the Petit Journal.
"Yesterday evening at 9 o'clock,
near Armentleres, an officer shouted
to ui, 'Lille is taken.' We speeded
our automobile on the road to vic
tory. Two miles from Lille two young
girls ran out in front of our auto
mobile, crying amid sobs of Joy.
'They have gone, they have gone.
Vlvent Lee . Anglais! Viva La
"We went a little further and then
a huge shell hole obliged us to aean-
don our machine and proceed on
foot. ; . ...,.
. "A hack appeared and we got in
but a crowd, every member of which
was weeping, seized us. One man
climbed on our shoulders.
"Another shouted to us, 'My name
la Gul&lln. I am city councillor.
The Germane offered me a million to
betray my country. Tha cowards!
The cowards!' and then he burst Into
"Carried by the crowd, we arriv
ed at the city hall. Deputy Mayor
Baud on stood at the door. When we
entered, everyone rushed to embrace
us. An old man with white hair
stood with a violin at the top of the
grand staircase and played the 'Mar
seillaise.' Outside the crowd seeth
riTI7FllyF llllfWFFP TrlFflfRY
NTT. OREGON. ' Sl NrvUfr OCTOBER ao, ll.
AY BY HUNS
Coast aciTfap; 6,000 Ger
19. Tha towns of Chereng. Haamv.
and Catbelet hare been captur-
ted by the allies. The entire British
front In 'Belgium le still moving for-
London, 'Oct 19. The "'British
bare taken Wasslgny, south of Le
Cateau, also RIbeawxviUe and 1,200
Amsterdam Oct. '19 the "Don
Cossack volunteer army and the' old
er detachmints have surrounded' the
Bolshevik! unit In the northern
Caucasus, thus cuUlng off their re
treat to Astrachan.
With the Allied Army in Flanders.
Oct. 19. French cavalry U reported
to have reached the outskirts of
Ghent. Tha British are approaching
Sluts, on the Dutch frontier.
London. Oct. 19. The French
bav captured the town of Thielt, Is
Belgian Flanders, west of Ghent, and
have passed 2,000 yards east of the
town. They are 1 miles from Ghent.
The enemy Is still resisting strong
ly between Bruges and Courtral, (jut
Is retiring slowly northeast of La
ing h (Atlantic as surely and safeTr
as did .the great liners before the
war. It would seem that In the the
gigantic strides already made since
the war atarted, In the construction
of airplanes that we ure tosee a
measure of development " equal " to
that of tha great ocean liners, when
ships 1,000 feet long made previous
mammoth ships look like tug boats.
Washington, Oct. 19. Reports "to
the public health service today from
tS atatea showed Spanish Influenza
still on tbe Increase in most parts of
the country. , Conditions in army
camps also were less favorable, the
4.791 new cases reported to noon
today ahowlng that the disease ap
parently .was. .stationary after a
marked decline. for several days
mmm J WIBS
ed Ilka a sea. We were the first
messengers from the motherland. '
" 'Speak, speak to us," they cried.
We opened the windows and told of
our victory. A shout went up that
tilled the city. We told of the Bul
garian capitulation. 'Again the cheers i
rang out. We told of the Turkish
promise to quit the war and again
the crowd cheered. Then we tdld
them that President Wilson had re
fused to grant an armistice and de
manded Emperor WUhelm's head.
The crowd In a frenzy, tossed every
thing it could lay hands on Into the
"At the prefecture the acting pre
fect, M. iRegnler, embraced us and
there was a fresh outburst of cheer
ing from the crowd. It ' w.na for
Mayor Delsalle' and for his son, a
French officer of tha Legion of Hon
or and wearing the war cross. This
officer, an aviator, , heard at 11
o'clock that the city had' been freed.
He leaped Into bis machine, flew
quickly, to iLllle and landed in the
Place Ou Theatre. Alighting he
rushed home to his father.
"His was the first French uniform
the liberated citizens had seen and
the sight of it Increased their de-
llrum of Joy. , There remained 120,
000 Inhabitants In Lille. The Ger
mans nad carried on an me maie
population more than 14 years of
age. The city is not greatly damaged
and the publio buildings are Intact."
Lower Home of Hungarian Parlia
ment Does Not. fUde-etep la Mak
ing Wants Kaowa .
Amsterdam, Oct.' " 19. -"Hungary
must return to Its airtonovrr sad
complete independence,",, declared
th draft of the address to King
Charles, read at the conclusion of
the sitting of tbe lower house of the
Hungarian parliament, according to
a Budapest dispatch..:. Toe address
add,, "Hungary. Is In harmony with
international currents based on the
noble principles of President Wil
son's points." '
Copenhagen, Oct. )9. The Czechs
are masters la Prague, according ,to
a Berlin dispatch to tha .Berllngsk
Tidende. Czech money in in circu
lation and1 the Czech flag waves over
Hradschln' castle. . i . .
r ' o ! i ' v 1 ,jt tr.r
'TIME TO RELAX IS'HOT
1 ":( . -tr ll; It .'H '11
YETHERE' SAYS POi'ERS
Ira F. Powers, of Portland, state
director of publicity work In Oregon
for tbe United' War Work campaign,
which starts on 'November 11, la ad.
vising people to not. relax their vigi
lance now that we have the Hun on
the' run,' but urges that every effort
-be made to put the finishing blow to
military' autocracy and Hun brutal
ity. . He says: ...
"The war la not over. Look out
for poison gas from Bochedom when
you 'meet the talk that It's over and
little or nothing is needed oy our
men. Don't forget that America has
2,000,000 of the bravest and best
overseas. A grave responsibility
rests on the people to continue safe
guarding the health and morale of
our troops. After hostilities have
actually ceased, and a' Just and vic
torious peace attained over our bar
barous enemies, a long time will
necessarily intervene before Ameri
can troops can be transported home.
Any faltering now on the jart of
our people in supplying out ' men
with every need that' bucks np their
courage to endure the bloody night
mare over. (herev would, .be ,akln to
treachery. Now, while, autocracy ia
crumbling, ia the time to Show that
we will not ' evade ' our ' individual
share, of the burden. ' . ..,
"Our soldiers can't o,ult. We who
have Joined in succoring them can't
quit., Have it clearly and practical
ly understood and, felt, "by people of
your community that the way to dis
patch this consolidated war work
campaign ia by doubling the number
or. givers, not necessarily doubling
quotas. Doubling the number of in
dividual subscribers expresses in a
surpassing record the war conscious
ness' of our nation the determina
tion that every loyal' man and wom
an la helping to make and keep our
army invincible." ,
SMSH WAY' FORWARD
With the -Americans Northwest of
Verdun, Oct. 19. General Persh
ing's troops have continued to Im
prove their positions In the region
of BantlwEvllle. There are some in
dications that the Germans are plan
ning a withdrawal to what is believ
ed new lines of defense a lew miles
In the rear, due to the menacing of
the Krlomhlld ltne by the Amerl
Paris, Oct. 19. There was anoth
er panto on the Berlin Bourse Thurs
day, according to Zurich reports.
WHOLE NUMBER 2403.
REPORTED THAT THEY WILL
DENT ACTS OF CRUELTY, AS
CHARGED BY PRESIDENT
HOLD OUT FOR : AS AHM1STICE
l' . 1'
Rumored That They, Will, Not Entire
ly Reject Wilaoa s Dcosaada, But
Want to Argue Case
Copenhaxen..Oct. 19. 1 Oerman V
reply, according to tha PoliUur, will
deny President Wilson's accnaatioa
of, German cruelties, and will declare
that submarining cannot be stopped
so long's there is no agreement's
to an armistice. Germany will not
reject the president's demands, but
his reply wM. make farther negotia
tions possible, according to the
Oeneva,wOct. l.Germanv's ' re
ply to President Wilson will be. dis
patched tonight., according to Infor
mation, from diplomatic sources. It
is understood that Germany accepts
the president's conditions generally.
but declare that the submarine war
fare must continue until the war
end..; The Germans deny Inflicting
cruelties, .or carrying out devastat
ing measures beyond the scope of
military necessity. " - ' '
Berne, Switzerland. Oct. 19. The
German reply will probably not be
completed for several" days.
I.1E PRODUCE IlEMD
"H.1 MV Shinn) ' proprietor of ' ths
Public Market, states that he Is. un
able to get in nough fruit and rose
tables to satisfy , the , demand from
outside points. t "EspWally.''eays
Mr. Shlnn, "la 'there a big demand
for vegetables at the various logging
and mining camps at the . present
time." s. . v..-.
...This is an argument in favor of ir
rigation, and Mr. Shlnn says that if
the farmers would only raise enough
of any one vegetable to ship' in car
load lots there would be no trouble
to dispose of the produce at a profit-
able figure. . Especially are cabbage,
beets and parsnips in demand now.
ALLIED FORCES TARE
DEFEATED IN RUSSIA
Archangel, Oct. 19. The allied
forcea on the Dvina have been with
drawn six miles In the' face of an
attack by superior forces, reinforced
from . Petrograd, . and apparently ,
commanded by, competent officers.
GERMAN PICOPLE'S MINDS
MTST BE CHANGED
New York, Oct.. 19. Unless peace
can be restored "upon terms that
will change the mental attitude ot
the German people towards their
own master and towards the rest of
the world," the war will have been
fought In. vain,. Henry Morgenthau.
former American ambassador, to Tur
key:, said today, at the liberty loan
rally at Cooper Union. ' '
"I regard this as the fundamental .
point in the whole international sit
uation," he added. "At present ths
German people possess a philosophy
of life that takes its roots In hell. ,
Unless they ' discard thla and bring
their thinking into line with that of
enlightened . nations,, we shall have
obtained not an snd of this war, but
merely a truce."