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LEADING 1'AI‘KK OF
U. S. TROOPS
Noldlrt B">» Wl»«>
KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, MONDAY. NOVEMBER 23, 1914
I nited Pi«« Service
PETRotiKAD, Nov. 23.—Snerpiug ilu»»uiii »nccesees in Eaat Prussia
,.te < laiiiK <1. Gumbinen lias falieu luto Bu-.sian hands after live days of hot
fighting, marked by continued avoiult» u|w>n the German trenche s.
It U is-|M>rted (hat a l owik charge Anally routed the Germana, who
are retreating toward lm>t<-rberg.
It i- only .. question of how many Germans i-«<spd alive, according to
i«¡aerts from Ila- front regarding a new and Important Kussian victory In
| tl.e battle ground between Ute Warthe and Vistula rivers.
Il is ass»-rted that the German advance lias been completely checked,
uml the German losses are < nortnous. Twelve lliousaml were mede pris
oners al Kuuio, near larwix.
official atinoum em< nt is that the poniliou of the Russian troops Is
non most satisfactory. Continued sn<<-sses «re reported on the line from
Oneon to < 'zenctochow.
I ndouirtediy Poland will be the seme ■ f one of the most importani and
decisive struggles of the war.
In Ea-t Prussia conditions are much more favorable to the Russians
now than in the first whlriwiau campaign. According to statements by offi
ce i-» the swamps and marshes which hampered the first invasion are now
Abouklr. Hogue and Creasy, eruis-! frozen over.
I**«'» tti .M'»•
ho fur M«»«« Monili» Now Nulling
Bai k Io the l Mitili Siale»-—-> >< < U-
|Mtl«u l>) Army ami Nat) Cost the
War ami Navy Dcpertww U< • Marni
I Iflrvn Milito»»» ul Indiar».
United i’tess Ser vics
VERA CHUB. Nov
American trooper has left this city.
und the evacuation of Mexico by tli>
United States land forces Is Complete
Wl”’ the cruiser Kansas leading, the
irausporis »teamed out of the harbor
at noon, umld the i beers of thous
Despite denials of British officials they would not »ay a word about the
The United Stales forces have been I
the silence of the British wer ’ di»u»i«r.
burn »Ims April The occupation by
The Audacious was 596 feet over
it Is now knowu that the
the army cost »5,U00,0otl, approxt
ull and her displacement was 24,000
mutely, and by lliv navy about twice leuporJrvadnouglit Audacious, one of ton* Her engines, with a horsepower
'the big battleships of the British navy of 31,000, gave bar a speed of 22 4
Geueral Funston look with him the
wm> blown up by a mine or a tor- knots. Hbe wss put Into ccommisalon
customs recoils during the lime of
two years ago and ranked with the
The troops are to be |pedo ofl the north coast of Ireland. Ajax. U. nturion. and King George V
quartered temporarily in Texas City, ¡Oct 37. Her crew wan reecued by She was Krupfi armored, with a 12-
¡lending distribution by the war de ¡the White Sier liner Olympic, which (lnch belt amidships, (altering to 4
Larled a large number of passengers inches at bow und stern.
Vera Cruz, since the evacuation, 1» iTbey were kept from going ashore for
She carried ten 13.6 Inch guns, lo-
lu a slate of seml-panlc, over the divi 'five days and before they were per- call'd In pair» tn the turret a ad I on
sion of public sentiment as to alle- initted to land they bad to promise the centra line, alztenn 4 Inch gun«
glance to Villa or Carranaa
United Press Bervl 4
in casemenu In the superstructure,
twelve of which were forward and
four aft. Rhe hud -five 21 Inch tor
pedo tubes submerged in *h<- stern
Here is a Hal of British war ves
sels sunk by mines or submarines
since the outbreak of ike war.
Amphion. light cruiser, sunk by
mine Aug. 4; 131 Ilves lost.
Speedy, torpedo gunboat, sunk by
mine Sept. 3.
Patbllender, light cruiser, sunk by
submarine Sept. 3; 260 dead, wound
ed and missing.
era. sunk by submarine in North Sea
Sept. 22, 1,400 Ilves lost.
Hawke, light cruiser, sunk by sub
marine Oct. 15; 387 lives lost.
Niger, torpedo gunboat, sunk by
submarine In the Downs Nov.12; no
Hermes, light cruiser, sunk by sub
marine Nov. 1; 40 lost.
D-5, submarine, sunk by mine; 12
of the crew of 16 lost.
Audacious, superdreadnought. sunk
by mine or Hubmarine Oct. 27.
Business Men at Luncheon
Learn New Boosting Schemes \
>re Villa instructed bun to capture
Ute city, even If necssaary to level It
to do to.
commanded by General Dlgueza. are
defending the town.
10 BUY HORSES
ADDRESSED TO THE
MEDFORD INiMMEItt'IAL CLUII
IN MENT HEHE IN A iNMIPERA-
Russians Rout German
Army on Warthe; Lon-
don Fearful of a Raid
British Superdreadnought Audacious,
W7 iic 7 i Was Recently Blown Up by Mine
♦ KLAMATH COUNTY
The State Tax Commission has
just raised the valuation in
Klamath county from 59 per
cent to 74 per cent. This is the
biggest increase made in any
county in the state by the com
mission. and much credit Is giv
en Deputy Assessor Austin Hay
e den for his efforts before the
the Klamath Chamber of Commerce Has Done, ♦
What It Hopes to Do, and What It Should
Do Are Discussed
BRITONS AltE UNESAY
United Press Service
IdlNDON, Nov. M.—There is unnelm» here over the ext rente Ger-
nuin activity along the Belgian coast, and the reports that warships are
preparing to move front Eruden in coast movements are very mysterious.
Experts think the activity is a part of a plan to establish bases for a raid
on London or a forerunner of a movement to engage the allied fleet off the
FIGHTING VIOLENT IN FRANCE
United Press Service
PARIS, Nov. 23.—Today’s communique says that a violent German
bombardment is directed ugaiust Yprea, soisou» and Rhlems. Yesterday the
♦ calliedrul ami many houses at l’pres were burned.
Fierce fighting is reported around Argonne, but the positions have not
to any extent
TURKS REACH SUEZ CANAL.
United Press Service
BERLIN (wireless via Sayville. N. J.), Nos. S3.—official advieee from
Constantinople say the Turkish troops arrived at the Sues Canal, reaching
I IKantm after a Moody battle. 'luring which the English lied, abandoning
«tend «ml wounded.
RIG GI NS TO THE FORE,
rnlteu Press Service
ROTTERDAM. Nov. 23.—Eighty thousand German» and 200 guns,
♦ mostly 13-lncliers, pa»æd Capelle on the way to the iront during the
♦ week end. Krupp attactas are In charge of the guns. In addition the
♦ party i-imiained fifty auto loads of engineers.
Important Meeting Tomorrow.
The Ladies Aid Society of Grace
M. E. church meets tomorrow after
noon at I he home of Mrs. C. V. Fish
er. in a special session, which begins
at 2:30. This is the last meeting be
fore the annual bazaar of the society,
to be held December 4, and a full at
tendance of members is desired, in or
COURTS ARE CONSTRUCTED AT der to complete final arrangements.
It was a cheerful bunch of "bluea"
that assembled at the Christian
church yesterday, for ths checking up
of the score In the Sunday » hool con
test showed that the "reds” are still
In second place.
If it wasn't a roptsicuiatlve gath iou » boost uiecliug. where no mention wouldn’t bd heis 1 aui going to do
of subscriptions, etc., was made.
my very best to boost iu a truthful
The l.'huinber of Commerce la In ering of Klamath Falls busluess men
manner, and when I don't, kick me
receipt of a letter from the Medford
Commercial Club. Inclosing a query was because there was no undertaker ery profession, gathered around the
bonus to assume the resumption of
as Io horses for sale, etc. The In
ALL THE SC HOOLS, SO THEBE
R. L. Macleay will erect a cheese work in the Union Furniture Com
quiry is from Wellton. Arlsoua, and i from dead, he might have felt a little ticating one of Mine Host Hall's cele to drop a dollar lu the machine and
factory at Gold Beach.
the writer also desires someoue to
represent him locally.
BOTH GIRLS AND BOYS
Full Information can be secured that of assembling a real boosting leached the third course before this ,al there being a paid secretary, and
bunch of buylnesa men In a harmoui- had brought uround a splendid spirit lie paid u pretty tribute to Secretary
from the Chamber of Commerce
, of renewed cordiality, and brought in Blower. He told of the work of the
In order to make the strenuous ex
dividuals to a belter understanding of ¡first Chamber of Commerce in bring
of basketball more general by
their neighbor's character.
ing the railroad here, and expressed a
President George J. Walton of the confidence of a town of 3U.000 people | the pupils of the grammar grades,
school board has just placed addi
¡Chamber of Commerce, in calling the [ here, railroads, etc., as soon as the 'the
meeting to order, stated that the pur European war Is properly settled. If tional basketball courts, so that at
pose was to acquaint all with the the people will keep up their efforts all the schools there are separate
work of the organization, and to re- to make this the se.-ond city in Ore icourts for the noys and the girls.
Heretofore, the boys have been
.wont to pre-empt the girls' courts, and
Secretary George <3. Blower classed
He also referred to Ills road work
> the meeting as a "live wire meeting us one that will eventually be of as they have mostly taken their enjoy
ment out of the pastime from the
But now, with the
From the present indications the just passed,
¡of the '18' men.”
much benefit us railroads. Ninety-five
annual banquet and election of offi old and experienced men back in of
In four weeks there have been over per cent of the tourist traffic this year standpoint of spectators.
Football is also In great favor cers of the Sportsmen's Association, fice, a different feeling Is evident, and
:•■.<> inquiries set?, here for Informa came in autos, he said. He made a
with the boys of the public schools, to be held tomorrow night at the the members of the local aaaoclatlou
The following are the surpluses re
Twenty-one counties of Oregon
and there has been some talk of Inter White Pelican hotel, will be the great feel that their efforts toward tba
showed a surplus at the end of the ported: Baker, *62,265.13; P-nton, three statos, showing that this coun-' ,)f what the future carries for us.
est gathering in the ntstory of the or stocking of the country and streams
quarter ending September 30, tail, *!).190.19; Douglas, *179,781.13;
George Baldwin stated that next to !
ganization. Eight o'clock Is the time ¡of the county and the proper protec
and thirteen showed deficits, accord Hood River, *34,626.74; Lake, »39,- Interest the Klamath exhibit attract road work, warehouse facilities are
Messrs. Clemmens and Bishop of
tion of the game and Hah. will be ap
ing to the report of the accounting de 236.93; Linn. »74,443.33; Malheur, ed at the I^ind Products Show, and badly needed here, to store farmers' | Montisano, Washington, are looking set for the meeting.
With the return of C. F. Stone as a preciated, and will be met with hearty
partment of Insurance Commissioner »31,227.15; Marlon, »233.829.60; the little cost to the community; also grain and hay This, he said, might , over timber holdings east of Suther
member of the state fish and game support from the state commission.
Multnomah, ¡of the writeups In Portland news be taken up by the Chamber of Com- ■
Ferguson. The fund surpluses ranged Morrow. »24,703.38;
lin for the purpose of perfecting commission, and the action of that
Already 125 tickets for the ban
from 19,190.19 In Benton to *684,* »548.177 36; Polk. »20,468.27; Sher papers.
plans for logging railroads in the body in reinstating William L. Finley quet tomorrow night have been aold.
He also stated thnt as a result, n
17 7.30 In Multnomah, and the deficits man, »28.426.30; Tillamook »26,-
"Build up the country; as It grows ¡timber nnd for building two large and R. E. Clanton to their old posi and some members of the commit-
rrom *13,*77.49 In Coos to 1690,- '445 31; Umatilla, *89,941.33; Union, ¡liant employing sixty men, another
town will prosper. We have the sawmills, the first of which will be tions as heads of the game ami tlsli i tee have not yet reported. If any
336.91 In Jackson. These deficits are *85,474.18; Wallowa. *33,374.64; twenty-five men, and other concerns
dairy country in the Northwest ¡about two miles east of town.
' departments, the sportsmen of the en one hus been overlooked by the com
Washington, nre considering coming here. The
made up of outstanding warrants and Wasco.
A country that would support
tire state have reason to be jubilant. mittee they are requested to notify
s«tY|>rlse of people at what Is raised J
agency fund liability, county bonded 1*134,773.10; Yamhill, »86.7.1«.63.
Tunnel Is progres I ng on the Mog« ' as it means a renewal of the good O. W. Robertson not later than Tues-
thousands of dairy cattle.
Indebtedness not being Included.
"1 have every confidence in Klam Pass mino In Lako County.
work started last year to make the . day forenoon, and accommodations
In this connection, he cited the fact
Klamath has the largest amount of deficit: Clackamas. ,28.218.78; Clnt-
of Oregon one of the greatest will be made for them.
wurrnnts outstanding, the total being
Among the speakers at the ban
»13,*37.49; Crook. more farmers, there are very few here toward Its growth. Let me say tutlou be started before next harvest. sportsmen's paradise in the whole
will be R. E. Clanton, master fish
Only two counties, Kinmath and
Judge H. S. Gale seconded
There was considerable disappoint warden of the state. He will prob
a number of others present, and the
»26,810.5«, Jackion. *690,- The many pamphlets, etc., there for
Wallowa, reported funds
overdrawn, | nay.
assemblage dispersed with a much ment shown by the local sportsmen on ably tell of some of the plans for next
*231,828.73; distribution were spoken of, and with Baldwin suggestion, showing that
the special road bond of Klamath be- 235.91;
Ing overdrawn »8,613.63, and the Klamath, »448,200.5«; Lane. *23,- a conviction that the farmers are soon (1er present conditions, the fartner kindlier fooling for the Chamber of account of the apathy displayed by year with reference to the Spencer
must let loose of his crop at a sacri Commerce and the great work it can ¡the new heads of the state fish and Creek hatchery and the distribution of
high school fund of Wallown being | 946 20; Lincoln. »38,985.1»; Wheel to help out In this work.
er. *1 8,294 62
"I believe In Klamath county, or I fice, and he urged that such an Instl- do, providing it gets proper support. game department during the summer trout In Klamath county.
Klamath County Still
Will Be One Hummer