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KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 1914
Deutsche Soldaten” Are Still Advancing
Germans Believed Sixty
German Infantry, Whose Advance Into
Allies Are Cut
France Is Hard for the Allies to Check From Base, Say
I lilted t'res» Service
PARIS, Aug. 111.-—Although the uar olUct- will not vouchsafe any
information to that effect, it is believed here that the German army I* I c » m
Ilian sixty mil»*» from here.
United Press Service
BERLIN, (via The Hague), Aug.
31.—The war office today Issued the
The British and French have been
'cut off from their base by the flank-
ing movement just completed by the
Germans, llie Gentian army having
been maneuvered Into a position be
tween the British army sud the const.
It is predicted that the German
army will soon be in a position to
threaten Paris, and also that the
Austrians and Germans in the east
bare assumed the offensive, repelling
It I* the plan to invade Russian Pol
and. It is also declared that the only
places in Eastern Prussia that have
been occupied by the Russians were
abandoned by a pre-arranged plan
before the arrival of the Russian
Long Hues of ja-oplt- arc ut llie depots, pur
chasing tickets to other places.
The ominous feature ol llie announcement i» the udmiksiuu iluit the
German atlnck in llie center of tlm defense Ims assumed the pro|s»rtion«
of a general engagement. It is believed Hint this Indicates heavy rein-
forcegtents for lite German».
The war office statement nt noon follows;
"Ou our left, by a series of circumstames which turned in favor of
the Germans, the Anglo-French forces have been forced to give way in
the center, after alternate- checks and Burrow».
\ gi neral engagement
I m now hi progresM.
•On our right, in Lorraine, we have taken the offensive, and the <‘n-
emy I m being driven hack.
“The morale of our force» 1« excellent, despite the heavy losses. These
are being tilled from mobilization centers.
•‘The German». In the north are plainly using their immense resources
to break the allies* defense."
ARRESTED ON AN
More Russians Go
to Battle Front
Uultsd Press Service
BERLIN, (via The Hague), Aug
31.—General Von Moltke, the su
preme high chief of the German BOSS NICKERSON PROTESTS HE
army, has sold al) of hla Russian, En
ACTED IN SELF DEFENSE, AND
glish and Japanese decorations, and
ASKS FOR A JURY TRIAL—HAS
dered to act similarly.
United Pres» Service
ST. PETERSBURG. Aug. SI.—The
second R union line of offen«» today
reinforced the flrat line, repelling the
Germana and Auatrians in Galicia
and Eastern Prussia.
The Austrian raid in Southeast
Russia and Poland failod, and the
Austrians have retreated.
Wants Turkey to
Join With Them
Charged with assault and battery
upon tho person of his wife, Ross
Nickerson was arrested Sunday by
Constable John Schallock. The oc
currence leading up to the arrest oc
curred late Saturday night, and it
was alleged that Nickerson struck his
wifo with a revolver.
Nickerson, when brought into the
justice court this morning, asked for
a jury trial, which will be held to-
morrow. He will conduct his own
case, and it is understood he will
state that he took the gun away from
his wife, instead of striking her with
United Press Service
SOFIA, Aug. 31.—From Constan
tinople comes the report that German
diplomats are urging Turkey to par
ticipate In the present general war.
It is officially stated that Bulgaria,
Greece, Roumania, Servia and Mon-
tenegro are pledged to combine
against Turkey. Bulgaria's army is
already partly mobilized.
I m Improving.
Mrs. Philip J. Sinnott, who recent
ly underwent an operation at Black Here From Richmond
burn hospital, Is reported by h«r
True De Lap, a prominent
physicians as rallying splendidly.
rnond, Calif., attorney, is here
ing his parents, County Clerk
Circuit Court Clerk George Chas De Lap and wife.
tain, accompanied by Judge William
Galloway, motored to Bonanza Sat 1 Portland's First National
building is to cost $400,000.
urday and remained over Sunday.
Boy Drowns Sunday
Dick Hammond is happy. He has | is all to pieces. Every place of man paid $1,000 for steerage passage
at last heard from bis daughter. Bess, amusement, art museums, and nearly* on the France to America this morn-
who is at present In Europe, and. every restaurant 1 b closed. Buses ing. 1 am ashamed of my country I THOUGH RECOVERING CON-
United Press Service
and cars are only for soldiers, so one men at times over here, they get so i
whose whereabouts were very uncor- I
SCIOUSNESS, JESS HUNSAKER
WASHINGTON, D. C., Aug. 31.—
can’t go anywhere. Don’t think there excited about getting home; even 1
tain, to say the least, in a letter to is a French man between 20 and 45
CANNOT RECALL THE CAUSE England today formally protested the
i broke the glass in the American con
her sister, Mrs. Tom Meldrum of ¡years left in Paris. Thousands left sulate office crowding around in a I
' plan to build up an American mer-
OF HS MISHAP
' chant marine by the purchase of Ger
Portland, Miss Hammond talks quite I yesterday. Men and women go about 'regular mob. On the other hand, the
man ships In American ports, accord
with their eyes red and swollen from I French go marching by to war grim
iuterestiugly of her experiences.
ing to a high authority. Ths protest
ly, with no fuss at all. Not a band ,.
Miss Hammond evidently did not
[ery man In the age limit has to go— has played—haven't even heard a 1 sciousness it has been discovered that has reached the state department.
have much faith in a letter mailed in : actors, waiters, etc., all alike.
A similar protest has been register
drum; only "vive la France” occa-! he is suffering from paralysis. His
Europe at this time reaching its des
"I stood all morning, or rather un sionally. This Is a horrible thing. • right side Is affected."
ed for France.
tination, and entrusted it to Mrs. til 3 p. m. in line to cash a check. I
This statement was made today by
My sympathies are all with France.
England claims that such purchase
Wm. F. Simpson, of Elk Grove, W. Am certainly lucky to have American
This will cost her millions In Paris J. A. Hunsacker, brother of the man would violate the neutrality law.
Va., who was returning to America, Express checks—they are the only
alone. She certainly responds to a I found unconscious in the road be-
and Mr. Simpson mailed the letter
i yond Klamath Hot Springs last week, AUSTRIANS ATTACK
ones that can be cashed in the city. call to arms.
after reaching his native land. The
with bls automobile stopped in front
Many Americans are stranded here.
Food Is going to be very scarce; that care of their own rooms in the larger I of a tree.
"PARIS, August 3, 1914.
will be the worst feature about stay hotels themselves, the waiters having
According to Jack Hunsaker, Jess, United Press Service
“My Dear Jo.:
ing here; but think this is the safest gone to war and the maids taking since recovering, is unable to recall
CETTINJE. Aug. 31.—Ten thous
"Came to Paris last Friday, I thing to do for the present. There I their places In tbs dining rooms.
«hat happened after he left Klamath I and Austrians Sunday assaulted the
caught a terrible cold In England, , it Is no danger in Paris, and by taking
"Jewelry stores and shops are all I Hot Springs. It Is believed, though, Montenegrin position on Mt. Loween,
was so cold there, so came here on passage on any line on this side one closed. This is a beautiful city, and
(that he was stricken with paralysis and silenecd two batteries. At this
account of my throat, War broke is In danger, so Americans tell me.
I wish I could have seen it under I and fell from the machine,
point French and British ships sholl-
out Saturday, and I’m having my fill
"American tourists meet at some other conditions. Am perfectly safe. I Hunsaker’s condition is better to- ed the Austrians, who wore then
of excitement. First of all, I don’t hotel nearly every day to talk things and will remain here until further'day.
routed by the charging Montenegrins.
want you to worry about me—there over. There are a number of amus notice. I have no plans for the pres
Is no danger. I can take care of my ing Incidents. Jack Johnson stood In ent. Hope you are all well and hav
self perfectly, but of course my trip line near me for quite a while. A ¡ing a nice summer.”
Losing Ills hold on the pole with
which he was buoying himself acroBH
the pool made at Warm Sprping Lake
on the Chas. Lewis ranch near Olene.
Ronald Young Elliott, 14 years of
afe. sank and drowned In fifteen feet
of water. The tragedy occurred Just
before noon Sunday.
Young Elliott and two other boys.
Leonard Lewis and Charles Dutton,
were In swimming at the pool at the
time. Elliott was not a good swim
mer, and was using the pole to hold
himself up, and the other boys were
swimming some distance away.
The first Intimation they had that
their companion was in danger was
when he shouted for help, The boys
turned in time to see him throw up
his hands and go down.
Both boys tried to raise the body,
A New Irrigationist
dlnance would probably result in the
extreme penalty being administered
I to the offenders.
The fire department was called out'
twice Sunday to extinguish rubbish
but were unable to on acocunt of the:
fires, set by residents, which had got-'
depth of the water, so they dressed i
I ten beyond control.
unci went for help. It was nearly two |
The section of the ordinance apply
bom s before the body was rateed,; AFTER THE FIRE DEPARTMENT ing to fires, which Is printed else
The offer of Major Charles E. I
and Dr. Wright, who was in the j
where In this Issue In an official no-1 Worden to give the Presbyterian
WAS CALLED OUT TWICE 8ÜN- tice by the chief of police, prohibits I
uelgiiborhood, made every effort to
To assume the position of irriga
Prior to that time Fry waa engaged
church two lots for the new church
resuscitate, but to no avail.
private reclamation work. For
DAY ON RUBBISH FIRES, THE
has been accepted. It has not been
Elliott was a son of Mr. and Mrs.
limits, except on a permit by the chief i decided yet, though, just which two ject, George G. Fry will arrive thia twelve years he had charge of the
W. T. Elliott, who have a ranch on
LIMIT WAS REACHED
or police. Chief Smith states that lots at Eleventh and High streets will week from Burley, Idaho. He will construction and operation of ths big
Lost River and a residence on West
Irrigation ditch system in the Boise
absolutely no permits will be granted j be used.
assume the work carried on by B. E. Valley.
Main street. He would have been a
while this extremely dry period con-j
Worden gives the lots free If the Ilavden during his time here.
freshman In the High School this
The police department of the city tinues, and a warning Is given to all
Besides his work as an Irrigation
congregation will erect a $12,000 i Mr. Fry comes to the Klamath engineer, Mr. Fry has qualified to at
yoar. He was very prominent In the1 Is going to take drastic
methods to residents of the city.
building, and have It free from all ■ project with the highest recommen- tend to the work here by his own suc
grammar school athletics.
protect the city from fire during this
but the board debt by January 1, dations as an expert irrigationist and cess as an irrigation farmer. He un
The funeral services will be held J
1917. The board will soon start the a practical farmer. He has been con- derstands the problems of a farmer
at 3 o’clock tomorrow afternoon, at period of extremely dry weather. Home From Visit.
Mrs. George A. Haydon, who has work of raising funds, so the new ed- nected with the Minadoka project In ou a reclamation project, and in that
tho Elliott home. Rev. E. C. Rich ¡Chief of Police Smith announced to
Southern Idaho for six years, and way, like Mr. Hayden, It la predicted
ards, pastor of Grace M. E. church, day that he would rigidly enforce the been visiting relatives In California, Ifice can be started In the spring.
'Ordinance against the setting of fires has returned. She Is accompanied by
will conduct the service.
has had charge of the irrigation of that he will soon be on the best of
Interment will be made In the I. O. In the city for burning rubbish, etc., an old classmate, Miss Helen Britton,
Rebuilding Bandon will be financed 48,000 acres on the south side of the terms with all of the water users in
and that further violation of this or- who will remain here a month.
O F. cemetery.
with Willamette Valley money.
ACCEPT A SITE Veteran Coming From Idaho to Work on Project