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H&JMldU SJUJVJJ IUUC 1UUUUL.
SERBIA'S CAPITAL IS IN
. HANDS OF HER ENEMIES
Only 35 Miles Mare of Railroai ed Be Captured to Open
Way to Constantinople, and rmans Claim This Is
Only a Matter of Hours-Mo, egrins Still Harry Teutons-Bulgarian
Loss In War ready Reaches 100,
000 Claim Bitkars Shoat Nun-Combatants
Berlin, by wireless to Snjrville, I.. I.,
Nov. (I. Nish, Sorbin's wnr time capi
tal, lias fallen before the tbree days'
pounding of tne Bulgars.
Official announcement of this im
portant victory today caused jubilation
jiere and led to the belief that before
long, the Oennnns and Rulers will
mveep triumphantly into Constantinople
to the nid of their Turk allies.
At the same time it was announced
Hint the Germans had captured Vnraein.
i his leaves only .15 miles to complete
the rail connection across Serbia, since! fieiitl announcement given out shortly
the Bulgarians hold the line from Nish! before the full of the city was made
noutheastwnrd to the frontier. j known, told of several furious enconu-
Though possibly the Serbs are be-jters. It described one minor engage
fcween Vnravrin and Nish, they are; ment in which ;I50 Serb and two cnu-
probably trying valiantly to escape the
closing jaws of the Gcrninii-Bulgiir
Kail comniuniention direct from Ger
many to Constantinople is deemed only
n matter of hours,
With this established Germany will
be in a position not only to aid the
Turks but likewise to get raw materials
she herself desires. 1
The German and Bulgar main lines!
nave mane a junction at Krivmr. The,
Germans have captured Kraljevo, south
east of incftk,
In connection with the Nish success,
General Boyudjevo swung his right
wing to I.ukovo nnd Sokobanya where
lio made a juuetuiou with the Ger
mans. The central allies have captured
.nnny Serb prisoners.
On the west front, the French were
expelled from a new German trench at ,
Massiges by hand grenades. j On Western Front.
On the enat, the Russian attempt to Paris, Nov. 0 Damage to the Ger-
break the Teuton lines around Dvina- mans in tho battles along the western
burg failed, General Von Iiiiisingen cap- front was reported lu toiJay's official
tured ti,000 Russians northeast of Bud- statement.
ka, and east of tho Strypa. "Aline combnts continued iu the Ar-
gonne and Mcuso," said the announce-
Montenegro Busy. ment, and "one explosion iu the vicin-
Vienna, Nov. 0. iioporting gains ity of Mclnncourt badly damaged the
rtgninst the Montenegrins, th official enemy's organizations,
ntatement today udmitted, however, "We repulsed other attempts around
that some positions had fullea" to the I.aCourtino last night,
enemy, I "Five combat with aeroplanes oc-
"We captured Micimotska uiountniu curred iu the past few hours. A Ger
from the Montenegrin west of Graho- man Tuubo fell within the British
vo," the statement said. "Part of the lines,"
garrison was captured and the remaind-1
r scattered in the mountains. Rout Bulgars From Prtlep.
"Kast of Trebinie (Austria) we can- l'aris, Nov. 0. French infantry and
tured several frontier heights."
Certain positions around Herzegovina Serbs in routing the Bulgnrs from Tri
.liowever, were taken by tho Mouteueg- ,eP it officially announced to
nus, day. The victory brought to a decisive
General Von Koevess is driving the close, for now at least, the attempt
herbs into the mountains south of ' overrun Macedonia.
Submarines Sauk Three.
Paris, Nov. (I. German submarines,
steaming past Gibraltar Thursday night
sauK the trench steamships Dual's and
Calvados and the Italian steamer Ionian
it was officially announced todnv. The
crews of tho Duhra and Ioiilou were
saved, but news regarding the fate of
Hie Calvados' crew is lucking.
Bulgars Lose 100.000.
London, Nov. (I. The casualties sus-
tiined by the Bulgarians in their drive
Mgninst the Serbians total 100,000 ac
cording to estimates made by the autli
'irilies at Nish.
This news reached here today in n
dispatch from the war time capital of
Serbia. The Serbs admit that they have
lost heavily also, though- they give no
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A feller ought t' have his neck
fi.nved nn' be fairly successful before
lie talks so blamed much, Th' night
school of experience is over-crowded.
The Nish officials allege that the Bul
garians, like the Austro-Germuus are
shooting non-combatants, excusing the
action on the ground that the victims
have fired on the Bulgarian troops.
Nish Has Fallen.
Berlin, Nov. B. The Bulgarians have
captured Nish, it was officially an
nounced today, ,
Hie fall of Serbia s war time capital
I was preceded by n desperate battle be
tween 8erbs and Bulgarians. An of-
non were taken.
In the capture of Vnrvarin the Teu
tons took 3,000 prisoners.
Nish presumably had been evacuated
before the invaders swept into it, us
the official announcement told of cap- and the intermediate posts will be
hiring only 350 prisoners there. The I strengthened by having timbers clamp
Serbian resistance has now practically j ed on. The bottom chords lire to be
collapsed. The Germans covered 15 1 re-inforced with turn-buckle rods, to
miles in the last day en route to Var-
vnrin, ns compared with only a mile
a tiny at the start or the campaign
All of Serbia northeast of the Ber
lin-Constantinople railroad 0.500
square miles is in the hands of the
central nllies. The territory north of the
line from Vnrvarin to the Austrian
frontier, nnother 7,000 square miles, is
occupied by the Austro-Germans. Bul
garia, however, lias not yet. full con
trol of Southern Serbia, except u nnr-
row strip alons the border
British cavalry, combined with the I
Bulgars were advancing on the Veles-
Prilep road nt Isvor when the Serbians
nnd allies sallied out of Babunn pasB
ni'l attacked them
Buttling had pro-
eeeded for several days wheu the allies
arrived nt KrivouiK and flnslieu into
the fight, sending the Bulgnl's quickly
i" disorderly retreat toward Veles. Tho
Vnrdnr river hus been cleared of th
Situation is Critical.
Paris, Nov. (I. The situation nt Ath-
ens, arising from the cabinet upheaval,
is most critical and uncertain
news- cunnot be obtained
Loudon dispatches said Premier Zuiui
is had been asked to reorganize the
ministry. Against Ibis, Athens reports
that parliament would be dissolved nud
that the outcome was uncertain. A third
account said that Znimis hud refused to
undertake the reconstruction.
Stories were current concerning mili
tary pints, threats of revolution nud
whidesule political arrests. It is be -
lieved that pressure and counter moves
of diplomats are producing alternute ef -
ri C OTT
All. op )
AA0E TMe OoU
THE STEEL BRIDGE
It Will Not Be Closed, Say the
Engineers, While Repairs
Are Being Made
The Murion-Polk county bridge across
the Willamette river was opened to-
I day, thus ending the first chapter of a
The bridge was not only opened to-
day, but will continue to be open dur
ing the repairs of the next few weeks,
and while the engineers still regard the I
bridge as unsafe, and do not guarantee
its safety, forhe present at least, loads
as heavy as 7,000 pounds, including
wugon and team will be permitted to
Today workmen are tightening the
laterals in the center of the bridge, and
replacing the beam under the first
panel east of the center. With this cen
ter section of the bridge strengthened,
autos. with a gross weight of not more
than 0,000 pounds will be permitted to
cross, 300 feet apart. The regulations
will require the same distance between
wagons, with the gross weight of 7,000
pounds. Autos will slow down to 10
miles an hour, and wagons, four miles.
In order to lighten the weight on
the bridge, the sidewalk will be re
moved, as the engineers feel that the
reduced weights on the spans, by the re
moving of the sidewalk, w ill add great
ly to the safely of the bridge.
The ends of the batter posts will be
re-enforced with steel plates riveted on
take care of tho deterioration of the
chords. With the opening of the bridge
traffic will be permitted lfi hours a
day, ami the traffic will not be inter
fered with only nt times when the re
pair work may require
B. A. McClain, superintendent of thci'tw olhvv cities which they have
work in charge for the Coasr Range visite.l togetner, tne inn tin me nns in
Bridire companv, stated today that the evitably wildly acclaimed Obregon and
n; oi, ,i,i i, pni,l,l,.ip,l nv
temporary, nnd even nfter all the repair
work had been completed, the bridge
really will not be safe. "According
to tlie weight of traffic and weight of
metal in the structure, the bridge can
not be made safe," said Mr. Me.Clnin
Steady Rain Made California
Afraid To Tackle the
Los Angeles, Cul., Nov. 0. Following
a clash between representatives of Ore
gon university and the University of
Southern California tiiei
scheduled for this nl'ternoon
field, was postponed until 3 p
p. m. Miiii -
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dnv on account ot rain
A considerable battle took place be -
fore Oregon agreed to a postponement.
Oregon wns determined to play this
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knowing thflt n muddy field woulil iveUe expresses himself ns satisfied withjher liigheid trump to watch the Ger
the Troju is no chance to work their the outcome of the uttnek from the Imn.i lead. Should he fail, the grave of
open pluys. It looked like a deuulock
, for a while, but finally Malinger Tif
j fany of Oregon, consented to the de-
It was announced that the big game
would be stiigeil Monday nl'ternoon
'rain or shine. 1
ARSON CASE WITH JURV
Nov. 5. The
i ease of
the Portland lire department, alleged I
! member of the const wide arson trust,!
i who was tried on the charge of burning j
i a residence to secure the insurance mou-
I ye, went to the jury at noon today.
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Murray Wade's Impressions of Some of
RUMORS ARE RIFE CLIFFORD BUSEY IS iMfWQpAPFD MFN HAW
ED THAT IWfifll K INSTANTLY KILLED lOOrTO V DM mMVL
TR A T V Mlrm To Board Freight 111(11 M M.YS N
Claimed He May Negotiate
With Villa and Turn
ANNOYING TO CARRANZA
Villa Rages Through Country
Levying Tribute On Friend
HI Paso, Texan, Xov. fl. General Ob
regon may eegotinte with General Villa
to unite against General A'enustiaiio
Keports tc this effect were current
here today following the visit of Ob
reyim here Inst niulit on his wuv to
Atrua Prieta. He was due at Aunn :
Priota today ta take command of the
Caiian7.ista troops now commanded by
General Calles. v
Obregon would not discuss Carrnnza
last night. When questioned ns to
the liklihood of iiis joining with Villa,
he brus:iel the questions aside with the
simple statement: "Mexico will be at
The popularity of " KI Moeho" (one,
ined man) as the Mexicans call V " !
regon, has caused a feud between the
general and Carranza, lu Sallillo, Tor
has ad hardly a ciieer lor t nrianzn
General Serrano, Oliregon's chief of
staff, who preceded at chief nt Agua
Prieta, imported lifat General Calles and
the garrison thero are kindly disposed
towards Obregon and will welcome him.
Villa Raids Country.
Washington, Nov. (I. General Villa
"like an nngrv bull vlog" is driving
across Sonorn, levying tribute from the
country, while the (.'urranzistas are
making tardy efforts against him, Gen
eral Funston reported to the wnr de
partment today. Villa said he was iiead-
.iiig for Jlermosiiio.
I General Crbnlejo's 100 Yaquis have
left Nougles by rail for the south.
Twenty-six hundred cavalrymen are
moving on Iniuris from t.'ocostern.
General Calles, ('arrnnzistn, did not
attempt to pursue them until yesterday.
funston uenews tne rem cniipaigi
against illa will open when General
Obregon reaches Agun Prieta tomorrow.
runston believes the rem cnmpaign
The Montezuma ( upper comnpny and
the Kl Tigre eompp.ny, Kunston heard,
have refused to pay Villa $'5,000 in
gold each, despite tiirenls.
Border Troubles Eiuled.
Douglus, Ariz., Nov. rt. Drs. Tlugpen
iLii.l Miller and Chauffeurs Wilson und
i.' footbull gaiiiei Pylant. reported killed by a 'iirrnny.u Kli(!ato II10 Balkan, Gnllipoli und F.gvp
moon at Bovardjshell nt Agua Prieta, arrived lit Nnco,ltjlin campaigns under a single leader
r, luuny. i m-.r sum im-. imu "
I detained by Villa "as a matter of mili-
. tnrv ,1 viin.itiiiiu' V. "
I General runston, accompanied by his
; uide, Major Hay, leaves Sunday morn -
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il. l...l..i. tri.iil.l.i nt riMini'lnn imiliirl
standpoint of Douglus citizens.
Genera! Olircgou arrived tins morning
and proceeded immediately to Agun
l Prieta for a conlerence with liencrni
SECRETARY LOSES PLANT.
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j plant was destroyed bv fire today with
a loss of upwards of ifsil.llill). The state
prmterv ad inning, which cost !fL'ii,4H, in years.
was also destroyed. I A .Inpnnese who couldn't speak Kng-
Daniels carried $10,0110 insurance, j liah and a white girl who could not
This m tiie second lime his plant has'reiid did apply for a license but wen
beoa de.d roved bv fire. 1 turned down.
Trying To Board Freight
Train Is Thrown, and
Wheels Crush Body
While attempting to board a moving
freight train on the Southern Pacific,
just opposite the Washington Junior
High school, Clifford Busey, aged 17,
was thrown under the ears and was in
stantly killed, the wheels of several
cars passing over his body. The ac
cident occurred at 11:52 this morning,
and was witnessed bv the rear brake
man of the train, and several of the
school boys who were returning from
the football game plnyed this morn
ing between the Washington and
Ho lived at 10H5 Union street with
his parents. His father, William
Busey, is employed as a butcher at
According to those who saw the ac
cident, the young man made two at
tempts to board the train. One of his
arms wub slightly crippled from a form
er accident, and it seems that he
failed to secure a proper hold and was!
jerked off his feet and thrown under1
His body is at the undertaking
establishment of Webb & ('lough
cording to Coroner Clough, if it was
learned from witnesses that no one was
to blame, no inquest will be held.
Surviving him besides his parents, are
,w0 brothers. Vircil. a nunil in the
seventh grade at the Washington
school and a younger brother, Kertgie.
lne young man was a pupil ot the
WiiuliliMrtr,.. r,,,,;..r ITlirl. a.,1,,,,1 1,, fl.a .
nin,h d cla8S nm ,
loarlor- of the school's foot ball team.lJ
Awaiting tho arrival of his father'
from Dallas, no funeral arrangements i
have been announced,
Great Britain Sends Him To
Solve Problems In the
By, J. W. T. Mason.
(Written for the United Press.)
Now York, Nov. 6. Lord Kitchener
. ro))al)i iias Rone to tilc ne(lr eilst t0
Lmmo (ommHnd ot the Min tor,,OT
to dim.t ,,,.,.,,0! tne jta,a ,.,.
pnigu. The fact that he saw the king
and that Premier Asquith has taken
over his duties as war minister signify
that ne has Icit for a
It iu i-.iti,i,tf,lt.i tn mill, man Hint tiia
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snip, Jor oil oilier lrouts tliei
nr nready under distingiiishei
Kitchener made his reputation in
1 F.gvpt nud specialized on Lnvanti.ie
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iiiiiiiiuiv in uun-iiin. 11 in- nun mini- ni
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Ins reputation will be in the vieimty
, or its lurtli. I Ins must inspire In in tor
' his supreme effort.
VANCOUVER FALLS DOWN,
Vancouver, Wash., .Nov. fl. Tiere
I wns grief in Vancouver, the Gretnalthe stale for the development of Its
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iiiii.iim.i ifmiiirii iir niinu'ii t ii ii i mil nun
marriage license wns issued yestrduy.
It wns the first time this had happened
the Visiting Editors
Edgar Piper of Oregonian Makes Fine Talk On the General
Duties of Newspapers Many Resolutions Passed,
One Indorsing Existing Lumber Rates President Brodie
and Others Made Interesting and Instructive Addresses
Himes to Compile Histo ry of Association
TJianks: To Secretary of
State Oicott for usa of hall of
representatives for meeting
place; to Indies of cnpitol .build
ing lor uenutiiul decorations of
same; to newspapermen of tho
state administration for tho
luncheon at commercial club; to
commercial club tor turkey din
ner at Hotel Marion; to warden
and officers of penitentiary fur
courtesies extended; to Superiri-.
temlent Steiner, of Oregon state
tinu,nl fnr ln,,,.h.. ,l .,.
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teitaiument to delegates; to
Senators Moser nnd K. R. But
ler for championing the cause
of the publicity bill during tho
For the appointment of a
committee ot three by the presi
dent on legal rates and for a
campaign among tho members
for a proper and just legal nato
on all legnl publications and
that tho committee preparo a
bill for submission to tho next
For n two-year term for tho
officers of the ussocvition in
order that they may be in closer
touch with publishers and needs
of the profession; said two-year
term election to be in effect 011
and after the present meeting.
Prsident not entitled to re-'
election after serving two years
That no action be taken by
the iuterstuta commerce commis
sion to cTuingo tho railroad rate
0:1 freight, particularly lumber
snipiueuis now operative Me
in uiu ur n
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valley points to California, that
would navo a tendency to ro-
tard development of the vulley
saw mill industry.
That George II. Himes, as
sistant secretary and curator
of the association.
That the association commend
the attitude of Governor Withy
combe iu his expression that the
people, press unci legislature
take such steps as uro necessary
to encourage ,thc legitimate in
vestment of capital in Oregon
resources nud industries, .
That the policy of Governor
Withyconibe and the members
of the boii id of control, in in
augurating the establishment
of industry mid education nt
the state institutions, particu
larly the development uml- en
couragement of the flnx indus
try, be approved.
That t ie association endorses
4iii(l approves the construction
of permiiueut slate and county
highwnys along modern lines of
With the inloptioii of a sot of resolu
tions, of which the abovo is a con
densed form, one of which, that pledg'
ing the association to lend all possiblu
! encouragement to capital to como into
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mi nv i-.. 11 r in'ru- rn iiimiiiir. nil 1 1111
ground unit it implied mat urcgnn mwi
were too slriniient and harsh in their
reunion 10 niw ii'hiiuiimiii ui cjipuiu
npd investments, but was adopted over;
hi:t objection ; after listening to f.n ax- j
j cellent program of addresses und lm-
Ipromptii discussions from soino of the,
best elitors and newspapermen of the
Pacific coast, and the election of offi
cers for the ensuing biennial term, the
Stnto Editorial association adjourned
at noon today what was pronounced tho
most successful convention ever held
in the history of that body.
The officers elected were. E. K.
n Yk r
i pretmient, re-eiecreii unanimously artor
juiH. J. Hendricks declined the noniioa
jjjjtion in ilia favor and placed Mr. Bro-
dio in nomination; George Palmer Put
nam, of tho lienil Bulletin and private
secretary to tho governor was elected
vice-president; Phil 8. Bates, of the Pa-
Icitic .Northwest, was re-elected sccre-
Tlta,u.t,nnaii,n, ,1 T,.....l. O II..
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iuij-i ivusuiur, anil tioscpn t. rill
of the Forest Grove News-Times,
elected executive committeeman.
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was left to the selection of the off i
j, jeers of the organization. Coos Bay is
jtho pi'iucipal section of the stnto ex-
tending cordial invitation for the 1016
j convent ion.
jj j Af tor adjournment the delegates re-
I paired to tile Oregcu stwte hospital
jj I whero they wera the guests of Superin-
j, tendent Stoiner nt luncheon, after
1 n.i.:..u n... : ..t.i 1 1
which thoy inupectcd the asylum nnd
stato penitentiary, where they witness
ed an cxhibtion game of baaball by tho
"ShiiU government determine the
precise conditionu upon which' a partic
ular item or article nicy be printed T
Shall government suy that this mitter
shall go iu ..tho advertising columns, or
that iu the news columns, or the other
on the editorial pagot" Managing Ed-q-:.r
E. B. Piper 01 the Ofogoniun, want
ed to know, during his discussion of
tho subject of "Journalism, Conserva
tive and Otherwino," in which he took
corrupt practices' net and other
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so- i lea mini muieai ureson ana na-
! tion.'.l leRislation severely to task. Af-
tnr nnml ntr imt: nnm,i n1 din u Imiip.l.
itbu and inconsistencies" of tho cor
rupt practices net la it a relation to
newspaper comment and advertising
nuent political issu".i nnd politicians,
Mr. Pipe' uiiid, i i part:
" I am one of tiioso who believe that
the newspaper perforins a public uer-
I vice, and that its rifulors ought to
jL I niiun, ii inir Mount', ail rtirLluuul 1UITIO
about it. But I prustcst most emphat
jj'.ienlly against the luw's (corrupt prcc
gjticcs' act) implication that newspapers
ins a class aro difhoncnt, and that llioir
1 1 rending columns rre tainted with pro
1 cured publicKtio in, corruptly inserted,
1 1 dissent most cmphrvticully also from
. the view that it is 11 governmental fiinc
j,iti"ii to prcuciib.i the exact manner in
; which a given article may be printed.
Xi'l'lu't is what is intended when it says
I that not Iu .if; slir" appear as rending
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natter for VMieh monoy or other valu
able conslderr.tion is given or promised.
"I would be the last to maintain
Hint a newsi'per is privileged to do
coivo its renders rx to tho ox net char
acter of il:i iiev.'-i, its editorial articles
or its ndvei tii cmcnls, as I would be
among the first to r.aiut an imposition
Hint improper or commercial mutives
biint the general clu. rector of our Am
erican newspapers. But in the work
aday newep.iper world thero is a neces
sity relationship between news and
publicity that cvirvrne encountors.
(Continued on Piwe Three.)
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Vale 0, ltrown 3.
Dnrlnioutli 7, Pennsylvania 3.
Syracuse 73; Mount Uuion 0.
Navy 13, Hucknel! 3.
Army (I, Notre Damn 7.
W. and .1. 0, Pittsburg l!.
Lafayelte 17, Swiirthmore 0.
i n in I ia 17, Conn, Aggies 0.
Turin 0, Trinity 0,
Ohio Sliite 10, Indiana 0.
Carnegie Tech. 'T, Cnsn (I,
Nebraska 30, Nebr. Wesleyan 0.
Michigun 7, Cornell 34.
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Oregon: Fair tO'
nighi and Sun
day; winds most
ly northerly, A'J