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FILES ON ITER
Work of Local Association Summar
ized Aid of State and Reclamation
Service fSecurcdGratlfylnn Prog
ress In Signing U;i Acrcnj-o as Pre
Tlio Wafer Users' nssoi'iution irf
j)luascil to bo ablo to report j;rntify
iiij; progress in its ciunpuijni for irri
gation for tlio valley. Tlio fanner
nnd fruitgrowers, nliko eonvincml that
va(6r is eHsentitil to their success as
prowern of their rcspeetivo iiroilnots,
linvc signed up to tlio extent of more
than 120,500 acres, and many have not
yet been seen.
Secure Water Survey
Tlfft Acreage being assured, the as
sociation was confronted with ilia
varied opinions of local residents as
to adequate nnd available water np
ply anil turned in their dilemma to
State Engineer John II. Lewis nnd
Iteelanintion Kngineer John T. .Whis
tler of Portland, in charge of the Or
egon co-operative work, who, quickly
appreciating the importance of the
movement to this part of the slate,
were invaluable in assisting in bring
ing our needs to the attention of tht
reclamation service of the department
of tho interior, whom, we are aduM'd
through A. I'. Davis, director, has au
thorized n complete preliminary sur
vey nnd examination under tho per
sonal direction of the above named
James T. Chinook of the statu wa
ter board is in the valley at pro-cut in
connection with this-work. Senator
Oeorgo E. Chamberlain nnd Harry
Lnhe were of service to us, giving the
work their approval and securing an
early and favorable consideration by
tho department in Washington.
I-'llo 1ii Water
The association, on behalf of the
people, has filed on several available
sources of water and in this contn'c
tiun we feel that tho public-spirilcd-ness
of our fellow townsmen, It. A.
Howley nnd II. 0. Stocckniaii, should
be emphasized. They relinquished
valuable water rights on Hig Untie
"creek that tho work might proceed
unhampered, with the assurancs only
that Khould these waters ultimately
bo used in the contemplated irrigation
system we would use our host efforts
toward securing for them reasonable
compensation for their relinquished
We arc informed lv tho engineers
in chargo that tho work will proceed
with all possible haste consistent with
tho thoroughness and tho importance
of the undertaking demnnds.
Wo bospeak for thco gentlemen
tho hearty co-operation of our citi
7cns in bringing this mot important
movement to a successful issue.
Hy Henry Unit, president.
Ambassador Who Conspired to Crip
ple Industry by Fomenting Strikes
in Munition Plants No Longer Ac
ceptable to United States Reply
From Franz Josef Awaited.
'S BODY M WELL
PENDI KTOX, Oro., Sent. 10.
John ItlclmrdKon, 50, wiih nrrosted
here today on a charge of murdering
J. T. Owens, of Twin Kails, Idaho.
Owens' body was found In nn old well
yesterday In tlio South Cold Springs
district, twenty mlloa from hero. An
autopsy showed that ho had mot
death from a gunshot wound.
Owoiib married Richards' divorced
wife, and the pollco bellovo this niriy
navo lioen a motlvo for tho inurdor.
Owons camo hcor threo woks' ago
to haul what on contract for farmers.
Ho loft for tho country with Klch
ardson on August 30. Itlclinnlson
later was scon throwing oarth Into
tho woll. Tho following day ho re
turned to Pendleton nnd bold Owons'
team and wagon.
INVOLVES OTHER ENVOYS
(Continued from Page Ono.)
tore of the communication ho sunt
was so far removed from the othor
and of such a legiiinntte cliuructtr
that his act probably would rot Ih
regarded its uffsiuive.
Jx'tlcr Js Offeiiilto
Captain Von l'aeu' letter, how
ever, is bnid to be decidttdly offens
ive, as is the nature of (onul Guu
cral Von Xubor's connection with the
affair n& diaeloaaU by the iNtper
which the Hrttislt secret HBrviee uieu
took from Archibald Ht Falmouth.
It was belioed thai further tps
would iut be taken until the ml'b
lt"iial il- uiut nt.'i i ' uli in '!
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10. News
of Austria-Hungary's reception of the
American note requesting the! recall
of Ambassador Dnntlm eagerly was
awaited here today in government and
diplomatic circles. Officials appear
ed optimistic in tho belief that the
sumiuarv notion would not result, in
any international issue.
Tlio recall of the'eiivoy was asked
for in a communication from Secre
tary Lansing, which Ambassador
1'enficld nt Vienna was to deliver at
once to the Austrian foreign minister.
It stated in patt:
Cripplo U. S. liulit.stry
"Hy reason of tho admitted purposo
and intent of Mr. Diimba to conspire
to cripple legitimate industries of the
people of the United States nnd to
interrupt their legitimate trade, and
by reason of the flagrant violation of
diplomatic propriety in employing ar.
American citizen protected hy an
American passport as u secret bearer
of official dispatches thiough the
lines of Austria-Hungary, tho presi
dent directs me to inform your excel
lency that Mr. Dunibn is no longer
acceptable to the govcrnmont of tho
United Status as tlio ambassador of
his imperial majesty ut Washington.''
The note expressed regrot for tho
necessity of retiuesting Dr. lliunba's
recall and gave assurances of u de
sire for the continuance of cordial
and friendly relations between the
United States and Austro-Ilungary.
Zm-ldliick in Clint go
11 was-suggested that Huron Von
Zweidinck, counsellor of the embassy,
would be made charge d'nffni't's to
remain until the conclusion of tho
war. In ordinary times the failtiro of
a government to send a successor to
nn ambassador who had been recalled
would indicate its displeasure over
the request. In this case, however,
it was pointed out that difficttltiot
over sending a new envoy mndo a dis
It was admitted (hat n situation
might nriso which might have a seii
niis effect on tho relations between
the two governments. Tho text of tho
note was hold clearly to indicati
Washington's desire to have Dr.
Ihiinbu recalled without stirring up n
diplomatic issue. It was pointed out,
however, tlint it the Vienna foroi-'n
offieo should determine to uphold tho
ambassador, severance of diplomatic
relations probably would result. Such
a development, oven it war did no',
follow, would seriously affect Amer
ica's rolo of diplomatic representa
tive for Austria-Hungary and other
Whilo Secretary Lnnsing's an
nouncement of the rcouest for tho rc
call added another international sen
sation to the list thai has stirred
Washington intlio last your, official
comment was not forthcoming. Ne.
crlhiiless, the feeling seemed appar
ent in government circles that no dip
lomatic jssuo willi Austria-Hungary
would arii-c. Hr. lhtmba probably
will not be compelled to accept his
passpotts, hut will be permitted to re
main in the United States at will and
await word from Vienna. If he wants
lo return home, the United State
must secure nssurnncoi. of safe con
duct for him fiom Circut Hrituiu and
The determination to ask for Or,
Diimba's recall followed swiftly upon
his interview Tuesday with Secretary
Lansing. He admitted then that he
hnd proposed to his government plans
o initinto strikes in American iniuii
tiuus factories. While it hud been
known that officials considered the
ambassador's conduct us a grave
breneh of propriety, yot there was a
widespread impression that tho onl,
immediate step would bo the cancel
lation of the passport of Arehibald,
(he American messenger whoa ar
test by Itrilii.lt officials and seizure
of Dr. Duiubn's dimtcho procipi
tstcd ilia incident.
Reply of Constitutionalist Chief Re
eclved Agrees to Any Interna
tional Aspects, But Refuses to Dis
cuss Internal Affairs With Pan
"BATTERING RAM" SENT
TO CAPTURE PORT OF RIGA
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10. flenerul
Carranzu in his reply to the Pan
American conferees, it was kanicd
hero today, will agree to nny interna
tional aspects of the Mexican itru
tion, but wifl decline to outer a con
ference on internal affairs.
Carmnza's answer, which arrived
today, is said to decline the offer ex
tended by Secretary Lansing nnd the
Latin-American liploinats to nn autre
a conference ot the Mexican factions
to chooso a provisional government,
Cni-miia's Content Inn
Catrnnzn's main contention, it is
said, will bo that his forces arc in
practical control of the country and
thai to enter into such a conference
would have no beneficial effect.
(leneral Carranan will declare,
however, that he does not wish to ig
nore the fricndlv liitciest of the
United States, Argentine, llrnzil llo
livia, Chile, Uruguay and fluateninla,
and for that reason will say that if
there are any international aspects
which can properly ho considered
with representatives of tho Piui-Atii-erican
governments ho will appoint
representatives to inoqt them.
Can Hi; Make (Jpoil
Jt is pointed out by American of
ficials that there are international as
well ns internal questions in Iho Mex
ican situation that need consideration
and adjustment. One is whether Car
ranza is in a position to afford nde
quiitc protection to lif" and properly
and another concerns payment of
claims of foreigners growing out of
At tho mutilation conference at Ni
agara Falls last year Carranza de
clined mediation of internal affairs of
Mexico, but offered to outer the con
ference to consider international
questions. His proposal was i eject
cd on tlm ground that he could not
be permitted lo limit the scope of the
mediation. II is pointed out now that
conditions hne been ch.itu'ed and
that the Pan-AiiH'iicau conferees aic
hi no sense a mediation commie-ion.
leave their employment in American
munition factories, and I had been of.
the opinion that Dr. Dumbu's plans
were designed only to give. nid, to
needy workingmen who hud given up
(heir work ami had not yet found
other employment. The sninll sum of
money suggested in this connection,
J believe only $1."),000, would have
been absolutely insufficient to fin
ance I' strike."
HANGED AT FOLSOM
General Von Ueseler, conquoror of
Antwerp and known us the "llnttering
Ham, ' is tho man selected by the
kaiser to take the Hussumi port, Higa,
on the Ihiltic.
Tho rogular weekly concerts of tho
Moil ford bund will ho resumed this
LENOX, Mass., Sept. 10. -Huron i
Krich Zwicdinck, counselor of the I
Austro-Hungnrian embassy, who will!
become charge d'affaires after the
recall of Ambassador Dumha, issued '
the following signed statement early 1
uxiay, supplementing an liilormal ex
pression of last night:
"I know Dr. Dumha personally very
well, and from my conversations with
him I could not think that he should
have intended fomenting ' strikes in
munitions plants. We have certainly
and naturally felt a satisfaction when
reading in the papers of difficulties
nnd strikes in factoiics milking muni
tions for the allies, hut to foment
such a thing ourselves would hao
been such an absolutely impossible
undertaking that it would bo for me
quite inconceivable that Dr. Dumha
should have suddenly had such nn
"One has only to think of tho enor
mous number of laborers employed in
llicso factories, which runs into the
hundreds of thousands, to realize how
nuiny millions of dollars would be
necessary to protluco any prnctu-al
effect. Dr. Diimba, so fur ns I haw
understood, nsked for only n
WASHINGTON'. Sopt. 10. Slaco
ho camn to Vvashlngion moro than
two years ago, Ambassador Dumlm
of Austria-Hungary, whoso recall was
nuked by tho American stato depart
ment, has been gno of tho most popu
lar members of tho diplomatic corps.
Ills oxporlcuco ns n diplomat cm-
uracou a i yenrs or sorvico in many
parts of tho world.
Ills address, upon prosontlng his
credentials to Prcsldont Wlison April
SI, 1913, was genorntly recalled to
day. "I congratulato myself on being
sent to Washington on tho cvo ot tho
discussion ot momentous Issues raised
by your momorablo nddross of In
auguration" ho raid. "Tho necessity
of more humanity, of a higher valua
tion of tho Individual llfo ot tho poor
nnd humble, of moro human solldnr-
few . ' 'n tho desperate struggle for llfo,
evening In tho city park nftor a two (umsaml (i0uIir, RO it ,, , , , aro demnnds which, emphasize! by
oudont that he had onlv u humunt- ,yo,lr 'on"ont address will heacoforth
weeks' vacation, under tho niiBUlcos
of I.oador Cunic. Tho baud has
mndo stonily Improvement. Tho pro
groin for this evening Is ns follews:
One Stop, A la Carto.
Waltz, Islo D'Armour.
Ono Step, Tulip Tlmo In Hollnud,
Qoms from tho opera.
Cornet Solo, Somowhoro a Volco Is
Calling, by V11bou Wait.
Adolo, solcctlons from Fronch op
era. Hoston Coinniundory, featuring
clarionets nnd Haxnphonos.
Ornud Modloy Overture, with nil
latost song hits.
PKTltOCnAI), Sept. 10. Tho con
contratlon of heavy Austrian forces
ou tlio Kuiunnlun irontlor points to
sorious operations in tho near futuro
ngnlust Ilessnrnbla nnd tho region ot
tho middle nnolstor In tho opinion ot
IliiiiHlnu war officials. It Is rognrded
us Improhabln that nn offenBlvo
ngnlust Itiimnnln Is In progross.
tnrinn itlen in mind, ns lis aim. mo. . romnln within the scopo of practical
tinned to me when rotunnig ' from ! American politics. Tho triumph of
New York. theso principles enn only Improve tho
"The imperial and roval govern- lot of '""" thoiwanda of my compn-
ment hnd pointed out tho'legnl peunl- tr,ota who m0!,t,J' "P"5 tho clo-
tics which would be incurred bv Au-
1 ment of unskilled laborers Immlrato
With Mettford Trsdo ts ATenfnrd Made
tro-Hungnriun snbjocts who rctiinetli10 thla C0Y In ovoHncrcasIng
homo from America nftcr tho war if n"",oorB-
they had worked in factorios making
munitions for (lie allies.
I'ciuiltlcs for Worltera
"Those penalties would not onlv
have been those prescribed bv law
for helping enemies of the monandry, I
but much more so those of public j
opinion, us in the cuo of u man who .
hnd made munitions for the allies
who should go hack to his homo vit
iligo perhaps to inherit the property
of men who had been killed by tljino
munitions. Naturally these conId
i rations, if brought to their attention,
might have caused a certain niimhir
of AiHtro-lIiingnrinii subjects to
SACHAMEKTO, Cal., Sept. 10.
David Fountain wn4 hanged at Fol
soin prison nt 10 o'clock today for
the murder of 10-ycnr-old Margaret
Milling in tho basement, of the German-Lutheran
church hero on Decem
ber 5 last. Fountain trotted to his
place on the gallows, llo mndo no
statement. Denth wa9 pronounced
twelve minutes nnd fifty-fivo second
after tho trap was sprang.
Ho was janitor of the church whero
tho Milling girl, with Sunday school
inntcs) was in tho habit of going In
tho afternoon to make doll dresses for
Christians. Sho wont nlono on tho
afternoon of December fi nntl was nf-
tncUoil in the llnfic'inciit or the chlirc!
hy Fountain nnd strangled to death.
He carried her body to tho high nt
tio and then, for reason?? tinoTplnin
ed, he carried it Incl- to n rerrotc
comer in the church basement. He
later gnve the alarm to tho minister
as if ho had just discovered tho body.
Fountain was arrested on suspicion
nnd after several days confessed. He
repudiated the confession, but wns
Fountain had n long criminnl rco
ord. He hnd served several terms in
the Tnw tntf ririsnr and at the
r!idrv Hi!' Pa., penitcnfinn for
lii't'.''rv and tf-anuit-- on wor.i'n Ho
was in the asylum at Mount Pleas
ant, In., and also in tho Clnrinda
esylum in the sr.me stnte. Ho es
enped from the Intter institution. Ho
wits born in Elizabeth county, Iown.
North Ucnd is raising 2000 to
colchrnto tlio completion of tho S. P.
brldgo ncross Coos bay.
. ,,. 'j
MR. FRED ALTON HAIGHT
TKACllIMt OP PIANO AM) IIAllMONV
Announces Fnll Term Ilcgtnnlng Monday, Scptombor 13.
Kpcclallst In Touch nnd Tccliulo
A toucher with an established reputation.
HAinilT MCSIO STUDIOS
Room 401 Gornott-Coroy hulldlng.
MOST LOST GROUND
tmru London nnd nutil Vienna hs
bea hnl from on President Wil
son's reqiwst fur tlw reoHll of Dr
Dumbs. In official ami djikJumati-'
eireltw it is e.pctcd Austria will i
cnH bur awtmMNidor without. dln.
but tliat if fth reK-nt. the etUm !
the Lnited Statwi tunl utbda bcji,d
the uejK'u of her envoy she may not
PAK1S Sopt. 10. Artillery fight
ing continued yesterday nnd last
night along tho lines In France, ac
cording to announcement mudo today
by tho Fronch wnr offico.
In the Vosgos tho Oormnns mndo
mo of nspliyxlntlng shells and flaming
liquids, ns n result of w'nlrh n Froneb
treueh of tho first lino had to bo evac
uated. A Fronch counlor nttack,
howovor, rosultod In the rocapturo ot
tho groator portion of tho lost
Tho alHtemonl given out by tho war
"In tho Vosgea tho onoiny yoster
day attacked our positions between
tho Llngekopf, as far as tho Uarroa
Ifopf, making uso of nspliyxlntlng
sholls. At SchratzuiHimolo a tronch
of tho fln.t lino bad to bo oviicuutod
following tho throwing tiy tho onoiny
of fin mlng liquids. A countor nttack
made It poaalblo for us to reoapturo
tho greator portion of tho lost ground
and to scouro about 30 foet from that
portion ot the trcnclt which wo could
not ro-occupy. Along tho rost of this
front our positions woro virtually
"YostordKy ovonlug tho (jorninns
dnlivorcd an attack ngulnst our linos
on- the summit of Hnrtmans-Wollur-kopf,
which rosultdd In their winning
a foothold during tho night. "Wo,
howovor, dulivorod a countor attack,
locapturod tho lost tronohos and
drove tho onomy back to his lino.
"Our aviators bombarded the Ger
man mines and butteries in the for
est of NonneHbrt'ek, as wall as tho
railroad station at Luttebach. Fur
ther woro about thirty bombs were
thrown down on tha railroad sUHon
at Oraad Pre."
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With Me.lfonl Tra.le Is Medfcrd MadeJf"IHM
Stella's Ilitrgalii Counter
Wieu a man vlth a fllwt heart
and a woman with a steel ltaart
coma toiether they usually match
Then the ftro beatns to fly.
Dad Is the mnoke nn I nance in most
Something New in Suits,
Goats and Millinery
Most every express brings something new for The
May Co. and you can feel assured that these wear
ables are correct in every detail and have been
created only in the past few weeks ;
The jaunty now I'iip ai'inonls
Avith tlio button-up cliin-oliin col
lars, also fin trimmed coats, also
a good lot ol' Norfolk stylos
$15.00 to $85.00.
Jj'or misses and ladies, many col
ors in the popular corduroys,
belted styles, patch pockets, also
mixtures in a variety of styles.
Children's Coats just rowivud.
Peter Thomson Dresses for
school wear, come in a good qual
ity nil-wool serge, trimmed with
red emblems on collars and
sleeves sizes 11, lb', 18.
NEW DRBSS GOODS
Direct from the well-known 1 road-Head
Worsted Mills, in u big range of plain
Noriros, poplins and whipcords, also cheeks
and mixed guilings, at 4)$ to $1.05
licfoiv you buy your new suit lot us fit you
in tlii corset you should wear, thon you will
be 'iKMircd of vour outer garments fitting as
ihey should fit. Qbwmrd, Nemo and lion Ton
a nig range
Taffotas, of course,
colors, in many shades of blues
and evening shades, ijfl inehes w
.'Kashion savs tho light-weight, fli
Yails are the proper garment foi
suolt as chillons, si
laces, priced at
nets and sill
The May Company
J 'O J 400
of plain iSK.
alSO L'l'aVS JJ'jVBaaaV
ide, priced iWflfl v
i to $1.75 fiWBfV f
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