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MEDFORD, ORKOOtf, TUESDAY, KKPTKMtmi 15, 1M
SURRENDER OF VON KLUCK
nrpulcd nt Dieppe That Von Kluck
ntul 25,000 Soldiers Stirrcntlrrcd,
Out Report Unconfirmed Position
n Difficult One Allies Pressing
Forward on All Sides.
LONDON, S.-pl. 1.1. 'J p. in. Tin'
cm respondent nf the (Yiilntl New nl
Dieppe, under ilnlo n Monday, Sep
tember II, IniiixiniU ii ii'iiort Unit
tin (liriiitm tinny under General Vim
Kliu'k has lii'i'ii forced In surrender.
Tho rn"Kiinlwit n.s:
"A icpnrl Iiiih i cached Dieppe llml
llu' extreme It'll nl' tho allien, alter
making mi nu'lieling mnvnneni hy
Miy nf llnyo iiinl Mum and joining a
force from llu lloulnuiio district, hn
compelled Oenonil Von Kliick In Mir
lender will, ncenrdln? ! one ulnle-
nifiil, 1 1,0110 iih'ii, irnl according to
another statement with W.tMHI in fit
iiinl ti iiutiitity nf guns nml war ma
Ami)' In Ilellreiiicnt
General Vnu ICIurk Iiiih been nper
nting mi Hid Ooiiiimi right ulmr nml
llHh lllllllliriltlv lll'l'lt OppOCl lo till'
left uiut; of tlt allies, UN unity Inn
tarn retiring before Hid nllies for sov
llnyo ami Hum tiro In tin south
nut ir AiiiU'iiA mid were occupied liy
llio flcnuiiii- tw..-ilikvx ago. Ilcecpt
ifporlM show tlittt thene towns tin
HOW ill till) plWHOSsinil llf the tlllics.
lTi to tint iri'MMit there Iiiih I II
no I'linliiiiintlim of the story.
In nn.v ease rioin til" eMitiuilo given
of tin1 ntiinlii'm nf llio troop surren
dered, which, iii'i'iinllnK t" ono n'
port, wn 1 1,(100, unit neeoiding to
iinnlhcr J.'i.OlK), it would lie ii mlsim
hum' to i4i II it ti hiirrc.idoi- of General
Vim KliickV ii i my, v Inch inint total
in the neighborhood of 10(1,11111).
Tlmt Von KluokV position is n ilif.
flciilt one seems o In' utnpiesliounhlc,
if, ns reported, llio Geminii linn is
hu Iiikiiik .)ivmu right Inii'k to llio
Mi'iiM- in tint ieinilv of Mcicics,
VitvIiii's St. (Jiietitlii nml I'rroniiP.
General Von Klnrk. however, Iiiih
shown masterful skill, mnl I'vi'it
should In' have hrcn lowed lo saori
fin) a part of Ills in my to mi nlTon
iiv stinkn of lltu British nml Fioneh
nllli's mill unU'Kfl lii'iiti'it liy a lunik
in lite wcnllttT, wliii'ii in liiriiniK tin'
loails into itui;mjii'H mnl tnakiui;
llti'in nniHt ilifl'ii'till, oIihcimts lii'tf
an of I lin opinion tli.it ln will irneli
his appoinli'il poxitlon
l'lVritOOHAl), via London, Sept.
U., r,( 18 i, in. Tho Ki'iturnl atnft ltn
liontml an ni)no)liiroiiunt us follinHj
"Itmulan lll'J'liB nro itrAyrnHfliif
iilont; (hit luwor iitrotrhou nf tho Hnu
i Ivor without inuotlni; roHUtnnco from
tho ilofuuttnl unuttiy, who cutitlituou
LONDON', Ron), IB, t;l!2 p. m.
dlnpntcli tp thu' KxchmiKo TolcKtaph
romimny lrom I'ottoKrnd nnyu thut
itftor tho caplitio ot Opolo nml Tnuro
hluo, ltuHiiii forrt'H hiivn hoimmul (ho
oiiomy Into mi iihIo formod hy tho
Jiiiiitlou of (ho river VUttiln mnl thn
Itlvor tlan, Aflor having orcupled
(Innlelc, 111 inllfu wont of LomhoiK.
iiinl ruiuihi'd MiiHtjHkii, ;i7 iiiIIuh mititlt
hy wont of leathern, thn ItiiHNluni
rind llioiiuulvo wllliln a nlmito day' i
mm eh of I'ryoiiiynl.
"Thorn wmn no flulillnu on Monday
In Kind I'ihknIu,
' ICuipi'i r NlihnluM hui loiifni'ind
tho di'i'iirulliiii of lint Onlur of Ht
lleiiiKo mi lilmili'tiuiil (It-ni'iul lludkn
IHmllllef fit)' lily uliilliniil )MVett III
BATTLE H N
UPON FIGHT OF
OutcotiM! cf Cantpalyn In Western
Area Depends Upon Contest Now
Wnulnn at Venlun French Ag
gresslve Hhelms Recaptured
Hard Battle on the Alsuc
LONDON. Si-pi. I.'i, IOiI.'i ii. m.
Tor oiiim' inililiir.v rrilii's on Imtli
hIiIi-m nim-n Hint tin' onlcoitu' of tin
i'iiiiiil;ii in tin1 w"li'iii iiri'ii i1i'mih1h
on lh rt'rtiilt of llif oimtiiIIhiih of thi'
itowii prliii'i'V tinny iM-rorn Wnlntt,
lint on the tittion of mTniiiplixliiil
rncti tin iliviTKiiii'i- of opinion 1m sin
wide no I'M'i. Ili'iiiu iiiainlmiiN that
tin invi'-linriit of Vi'itliin in now
I'otnpli'lt' mnl thi'rrfont cxpci'lH that
within two or tin Iiih ttn-iv will
In a n'Mitnplion of th offiniii
aloiiL' lit whoh' (li'itnmi front. On
tin' other liaml, tin' lalc-t official
I'omtiiiinii'ntioii iHiii'il in hVhalf of the
allien htatc- that the rioun prince
Iiiih linn ilrhcn Imi'k ami hart movril
hirt lii'mliiiuirliTH from Hainli .Mciif
hniiliV Miiith of llliciin", to Mont fan-
con, nhoiit fifteen niilcs northcaxt.
ltcrlln iiilmitN (hut the wcakfiiol
Ocrninn riht witiK Iiiih Iiri'ii tnnii'il
hack, hat ilibcimiit llio irvcrnc liy
iimiiitaimiiK that it will have no ef.
fci't on the K'neral Sorwanl move,
until to he initialed when Vctilnn
' IViMirh.'TaVir.tKRniKilVt' ""
A t'liinliil Hlatcnu'iit of (lencntl .Inf.
fre n'Kiiuliln; tho ort of wnrhtru hi
Iroopx are capahle of wni;iiiK imli
caleM that the French are now in a
pnition to lake up the ini" of hat
tie on their own tcrnii ami in n conn
try of their own elioiHintr.
(leiiernl .loffre i row a national
hero, after ooinlnotiiiK the jjrent n
treat that catif-cil him to he called so
many hard iimncx. lie declares llml
llie xllict ili-eipline of the Oenaan
Mohlier maile him an ideal inxtrinaent
for a cni-liln onlannht with Mipcr
ior nitmhei, whilo tho French sol
iliciK without aili'iiiate fortified
lumen and in n p'ttciMly level t'oiiif
try, eoiilil not imMiiuit that extended
oiiler under which they mako the hect
Itcenptliio of llhelnw
So far aw the ntora'. effect koo,
tho icc.iptuio of HheiaiK iirohahly
mentiN more to the French arm, than
the lolling tip of the (leiittau lei I
whit: beyond Verdun, ho that tho hat
tlo lino on tho Aihite, already the
hccne of HMnnhinrv fihhnj,', in to.
day undoiililcilly the anna of a stnli
hot n hlrnj'le of the fierce I deM'rii
IVIrorad repot Ih that although
news of ilamapo from (loneral Unix
mIoIT'h atniv is liiekini! mnl part of
(leneral UnxskyV forces Ik Mill to ho
hcniil lrom, it is enlimalcil Hint the
Atmtiiau I'orceH liavo loot onethird
of their nvailahlo pei'Minnel and two
Ihinlrt of (heir nrtllleiy. It N ei
dent that tho Itimxlmi eaeials now
hope to hottlo up tho AtiMrimiH mid
their (lerman conlinnentu In I'r.cmytd
which ih nit Aimirian Melx. No
hopo is oxprohM'd for tho eaily cap
luro pf litis foil i chs, hut it is c.xpeot-
(Continued ou ytKO two,)
LONDON, Hepl, l. l:.'.H p. in.
ConiilloM rcfuuecH fiom llio Aiixtiimi
pioUnco of (lalieia 1110 fleeing to
wards Vienna and am Hoiiotitdy ie
dlteiU'H' llio fond mippl), aecotdinu In
llonio mnl Vienna ilinpalches In le
lehiiiiKit Teli'giaph I'oiupaiiy,
. Tho iiiitVfpiipoi'H of llio Aiioliim
eiipillil liino ceiit,ei In pilnl llu
unini'M m' llio dead mid wnundcil, ml'
in 1 1 1 titu llml (hey linut io oiurii In
iiii'liiiln llii'in nil.
All (ho Ni'linol liion lii'cii Diiiin
fm nnil lulu limiilnU, IIuIImmv iIiik
iii niiH nloii Iliac hi'in iiiiiiimiiiiinu
fur lid I'liipv-n'.
N PROGRESS ON
BANKS OF A SNE
Crown Prince Driven Further Back
Allies Occupy Rhelms Rains
Make Roads Heavy and Rrireat of
Germans Difficult Eastern Army
LONDON, Hei. tr., l:nr. j. m. A
dtutoineul Mlvcn out hy tho offlrlnl
preMi liurenu tliU afiernoon hii)h:
"Tim cnyiii)' aro nt II t occiii.viik n
HtrotiK laifiltloii to tho north of tin?
Alitno ami IIkIiiIiik Ih koIhk on nil
utoiiK thu lino."
Tho cniwn prlnciVji nrmy hnu bism
driven further hark ami U now on
tho lino of Varemtoji, CoiiMtivoyit and
"Thn allied troopH huo ocruideil
"Hlx hundred iirlmiiorH nml 12
kiiiib wrro caittiioit ycHtcrday liy tho
corps on tho right of tho UrltUli.
"Haiti linn mndo tho road heavr
nnd la Incrcrulnn tlio difficulty of tho
Ocrmnn nrmy In It retreat."
PAULS, R'pt. IB, S;55 p. m. The
woMern and rentrnl nrmlon of thn
(lorinnn force rontlnuedi their ro
nlHtnnco today north of tho river Ahrno
and north of Itholms and Chaloni.
while tho enntorn nrmy Ih retrontlnR.
Thin I tho Rulmtnnco ot tho French
btflclnl roniiuunlcatlon Riven out thl
afTcniban. " Tho text of tho communi
cation In ns follews:
"On our left wIiik, during tho dnv
of ycxterdny llio (icrinnnn offered ro
ltnnrv on tho north Hide of the river
AUuo nlong n lino mnrkod by tho for
est of L'AiikIo and Crnonna (12 iiiIIoh
Hotithcntt of Laon.)
(IcriilHim DoiiIiIIiik llnek
"On our center tho fiermnn lino
of rcilfttmtce wng located yesterday
lo tho north of Hholm nml of
Chnloni. In order to reach Vlcnno,
tho town In tho western nectlon of
tho ArKonno. rcRlon, tho forces ot tho
Ipiiomy whlph woro In tho nouthorn
part of tin' ArKonno hastened tholr
ntovonlettt of retreat. In paHsltiR he
twecntho ArRonno rcRlon nnd tho
Hlvor Mouse their front yesterday,
nt tho end of tho day, oxtondod front
VnronncH ($ Canncnvoyo.
"On our right wIiir tho (Icrmann
woro doubling back on Klalu (la
Franco) nnd on Mctz, Del mo and Cha
teau Saltnn (all In Lorralno).
"In tho Vosgoa nnd In Aluaco tho
situation In unchaiiKed.
"In IlelKlttm tho llelglun nrmy In
continuing to nperato around Ant
werp canning vorlotiH Iohhcs to tho
OF PARIS CAPTURED
BY FRENCH T
1'arln, Sept. IC, 2:2R p. nf.
It Is reported todny that
whoa ho (lormna general who
wnu enptured by tho French
and brought Into tho capital
ycHtorduy, was uenrched thoro
wnu found in his pocket hU
nomlnnllon to tho governor
ship of I'nris, Blgnod by Km
poror Willlnnw Tho iinmo ot
tho Kouornl was not dlvulnod.
COTTON GROWERS TO
MEET IN WASHINGTON
WASHINGTON, fit il. .VA
icmiII iif i'onl'cicncc 111110111; rm
gii-hniiU'il fi inn limn colloii Male,
Ki'imliir Hhepimid of Tiuin l"da
eill ri'ipii'n lo kiiu'UIom nf IhoM'
dIiiIi'm lo nii'i'1 In Wimlilnulon mid
dli'iiN llio ipiMfclimi nf i'iiiImiIiiij;
I Terrible Retreat
of Germans From
Allies. Near Paris
LONDON, Hopt. 15, 3:21 n.
a iolut near Melon, on Ktindny,
and retreat of the flernmns during
whlrh turned tt:V rosdo Into river", m that tho wheels of the artil
lery rank deep' In tho inlre. !ta
nnd Htrngglcd; i ften In vain, to drag tho gunn nway. nnd continued!
"I have just ipoken with n sol dler who has returned wounded
front tho iturnul that will go down with tho terrlblo retreat from
Morrow us one of the crowning catastrophe of the world. They
fled, ho declnrcs, as autinalii fleo who aro cornered, and know It.
"luingltio n rondway littered .villi khiim, knapsacks, cartrldgo
holts. Maxims and heavy cannons eveh. Thero woro miles nnd miles
of It nnd tho dead, tlioiM' idles of 'lorws nnd thoo ftneks of men. ?
I have seen It again and 'ngaln, men shot so closo to ono another
Hint they remained standing after death. Tho sight In terrlblo nnd 4
horrible beyond wordn.
"Tho retreat rolls back nnd trnlnload after trnlnload of Ilrltlsli
nnd I'rench nro swept toward tho weak polnls of tho retreating 'e
host. This Ih the ndvnntngo of '.ho battleground which tho aide 4
huvn chosen. The, network o( r.tilwnyn la like n netA-ork of spider
webs. As All railways center 'qnyi'ariiT It Is possible to thrust
troops on tho foifcat any point w.th almost Incredible speed, nnd
food nnd munftJiins nro within arm's rencli."
LONDON. Sept. I.', Aill.l p. m.-Vice-Admiral
Sir John Jellieoe, eoin-
tnauder of the llrttMi home tleet, him
bent the following inetuiiigo to Field
Marshal Sir John Fieiieh commaii-dcr-in-chief
of the Ilritish expedi
titulary force in France:
"The officers and men of tho grand
fleet liojr thut ou eonvey to their
comrade in (he HritiMi anny their
inteiiKc admiration for the magnifi
cent fight they have made and theii
warm congrntulatton- on the iceetil
Vice-Admiral Jellieoe nUo jfitt the
following message to the commander
in-chief of the French nrmy, General
"The officers and men of the Hrit
ish grand fleet tender their wannest
cougintiilations to tlitir comrades in
the allied French nnny on their re
FAVOR ALLIES' CAUSE
ItOMK, Sept. H, 10:10 p. in., via
I'nrlH, Sept. IB, 7:30 n. m. A dem
oiutrntlon occurred In tho center ot
tho town tonight, tho pcoplo at tho
meeting crying out In favor ot Eng
land nm Franco. Tho troops charged
tho demonstratorfl several times nnd
a number ot persons were Injured.
Troops have been (totalled to gunrd
tho Austrian omhnss
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MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE
I'RICK ii CICNTS
4---'-.-. - .-'
m. Tho Time' correspondent, from
wires a vivid description of the rout
a hurricane nnd torrents of rain
describes hov tho horses Btrnlned
it -7 .: ' i
WITH EUROPE ARE
WASHINGTON, Sept. l.V-In the
presence of the cabinet. Secretary
Hrynn today signed peace treatie
with the diplomatic representative! of
Great Uritain. Fnniiv, Spain and
These treaties In'nd encli of the
countries and the 1'nited States to
submit to investigation by an iutenia
tioual commission for at lent a year
all iicstiotis which cannot ho settled
diplomatically. During the "investi
gation hostilities cannot he opened.
ilh the signing ot the treaties to
dny, Secretary Iiryaa's peace pacts
number twenty-six, nineteen of which
already have been ratified hy the sen
ate. Itussia, Germany and Japan
have accepted the imitation lo par
ticipate. FOR THREE YEARS
LONDON, Sept. !.", .I:.") p. m.
Charles Itathurst, iiuionmt member
for Wiltshire, asked Prime Minister
Asquith in the hoime of commons to
day to consider the desirability of
extending- tho duration of the pres
ent parliament till 11117. or of con
stituting a coalition so that a general
election shall not ho fought on the
ordinary lines of u domestio contro
AMERICAN ARMY .35 TO 40 PERISH
AT VERA CRUZ IN WRECK DLfE ";
ORDERED HOME TO CLOUDBURST ,
Troops Withdrawn- From Mexican
Port Followinrj Removal of Circum
stances Justifying Occupation
Presence Deemed Unnecessary
Fleet Also to Be Sent Back.
WASHINGTON, ili-iit. I.-i. -Atncri
can troop" have been onlere d with
dniwn fiom Vent Crux.
The following statifiueiit was given,
out at the white house this nl'ternoen:
"The troops Imte been ordered
withdrawn from Vera Crur. This ac
tion Is taken iu view .if the entire re
moval of tin; circumstances which
were thought to jiislily the occupa
tion. The further presence of the
troops is deemed unnecessary."
While no mention as made of the
fleet, it is understood in official cir
cles that with the withdrawal of the
troops most of the warships in Mex
ican waters will he ordered home.
The announcement followed a dis
cussion of the situation at today's
cabinet meeting and cr.me ns a direct
result of favorable advices from
Paul Fuller, President Wilson's per
xonnl representative, who is return
in? from an investigation trip to
BY THE GERMANS
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15. Consul
John It. Sllltman reported from Mex
ico City today that the constltstu-
tlonnllsu hnvo taken possession of
tho National Hallways of Mexico nnd
re-named them tho Constitutionalist
Hallways ot Mexico.
Mr. Sllllman reported tbnt General
Carrnnza's government hns taken pos
se8nlon ot tho lines on tho ground
that tho German government owns a
majority of tho stock. Tho author
ized capital Is S230.000.000 gold of
which practically all tho common
stock Is held by tho Mexicau govern
ment. The sybtem has n total mile
age ot moro than C000 miles most nil
standard gauge, virtually covering
Mexico. Thero are various issues of
bonds ot tho principal company nnd
tho consilient companies tho system
absorbed III 190S. Tho total or stocks
and bonds Is nearly S300.000.000.
INE WORKERS OF
THREE YEARS TRUCE
WASHINGTON, Sopt. 15.
President Wilson was notl-
fled today that tho United
Mlno Workers ot America
had accepted tho tvntntlvn
busls for tho sottlomont of (It
Colorado coal itrlko submitted
by tho president Inst week,
The initio operators hnvo not
WITH PASCO VILLA
DOUGLAS, Arli.T Sept. HI. -Gen.
erul Alvaro Ohiegon left Mexico City
yesterday to confer with (leimrol
Villa at Clilhiiuhtia, ucrordlng to a
telogrnni reeelvBd today from C'oIohhI
P. lillus ('alley, nt tho MokIchu rup
tul, It Is upioei Hmt ObrnHHH
Villa lonfcieiifu im soiui'lhlNif tw rfi
Mlth tho ricuiriir of (ipkLIm Ih
Ku;iorii xluta lun'iu Ohfem U
vihuvM u rvluru lo Wuwirn mu,
Texas Limited on St. Louis 4 San
Francisco Plunes Into WaH of
Water Track Gives Way, txqjto
and Four Cars Roll Into GuMy ami
ST. LOFIS, Mo.,. Sepl. I.'i. Rl.
Louis & Sou Francis n train No. f-,
westbound, known nrt the "Texnn
Limited," diingeit into a dmtdhiirst
near Ichminn,Mu., 182 miles south
west of here, early todny, and before
the engineer could slop tho train tho
track gave way and the engine mid
four enrs rolled into a gully kwoIIcii
by the flood.
Tbirly-five. lo forty-five persons in
two passenger coaches were drowned
and probably a tu-oro injured. The
four sleeping ears remained on tho
track nnd the passengers in those
coaches rushed forward to rescue
those imprisoned in the ears sub
mejiccd in twelve feet of water. Ily
1101m twenty-.six hodie.shnd been re
covered. , l'crlsh R ('Hi- Car
The engineer, describing' his cxperi
encfx, said the train was miming
t-lowly when the eloiidbtirst occurred.
A wall of water swept across the
track and appeared to be' rushing to
wanl tho train. The engineer closed
the throttle, hut jnsf" then" the em
bankment beneath gave way.
Most of the dead were drowned In
the chair car and many of these wero
women and children. Those who
woro nblo to escape from their wat
ery prison fought their way out by
breaking windows nnd swlihmlng to
Owing to poor communication with
tho sceno ot the wreck It Is Impos
sible to give a definlto estimate ot
how many escaped. None ot tho
sleeping cars left the track and thp
passengers in theso quickly formed
themselves into rescue parties.
Die Under Water
Ono man in the chair car lost his
wlfo and five children. When the
accldeut occurrod ho -was thrown
clear ot the descending chair car nnd
swam to shore. In tho submerged
car his wlfo and children met their
death, whllo he stood nearby unabl)
to save them. "v
Heavy rains last week caused
streams to rise.
Tho train was late because ot tho
flooded conditions. As it passed Le
banon, according to reports reaching
here, its speed was Increased to mako
up lost time.
Tho dead nro bclns placed in
hastily arranged morgues at Lebanon.
"Tho Texas Limited" wan ono ot
the best equipped trains ou to 'Frisco
(Contluued on pago two.)
LONDON', Sopt. 15, 3H5 p. tn.
According to a statement Issued horo
todny by tho Servian legation, thers
nro now in Hungary at leant 150,000
Servian troops, successfully pushing
nu offensive movement against the
forces of tho dual monarchy,
Tho Auutrluiis nro entrenching at
nil strategic points oil ail tho roadu
leading to liuda Pest, A Urge Ser
vian army U inarching towurd
Frushkagora, a position of t$rwt Im
portance, the purpow halng (a rivMibU'
secure thu Servian 4t flank.
C'oulliiulng, tin lKathH, itnOfM
Hint In IhjmU thu Hrviui am U
kleglHg Vlshnitrsd, ahs Ikht b4f
ailvmire line t nmHhk kryC
whkb Is t4rHdy twlHM bn4 wkm
Huu pmi IU I fm4 wMh a lbs
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