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ALLIES ARE HAMMER NG
AT DARDANELLES AGAIN
Tremendous New 01fen
Answer To Demands
ians and Austrians G
for Possession of Gor
bian Rear Guards
Rotterdam, Nov. 22. A tre
mendous offensive in the Dar
danelles has been undertaken
by he allies, according to a
Constantinople dispatch today.
This move is regarded as Earl
Kitchener's answer to sugges
tions that the Dardanelles strug
glo be abandoned. The London
war council decided not to act
on theso suggestions until Kiteh-
ener had personally visited that
region and this big move is be-
lieved to indicate Kitchener's
Zurich, Switzerland, Nov. 22 With
bayonets, and even knives, a hand to
band struggle for possession of the Do
liedro plateau is being fought between
Italian and Austrian troops.
' Grenade attacks marked tlio bcginnig
of tlio Italian onslaught, which now
centers at the Goritz bridgehead. De
termined to capturo the town, the Ital
ians are deluging the Austrians with
nhells of many calibres. Many of t lie
defenses of the city have crumbled.
'. Italian infantry attacks occur daily.
Homctimes several of these are staged
in a single day despite terrible weather.
The Italians advance a few yards nt a
timo. Then they throw up sand bag de
fensets, firing meantime at the Aus
trians, while the Italian artillery shoot
ing overhead clears the nay for fresh
Losses on both sides are enormous.
Many soldiers have fallen exhausted.
Gorlti Under Fire.
Vienna, Nov. 22. Defenses of Gor
itz are still under heavy fire. The Ital
ians are bringing up new fresh forces.
Theso are engaged ia battering at t lie
Stoubborn resistance marks the Aus
trian struggle. Several Italian oii
tdaughts before Monto Sabotlno col
lapsed under Austriun firo. Temporar
ily successful in the Oslavia sector, the
Italians were driven out by counter
nt tacks except from one summit. There
bitter fighting now rages.
Severe losses were inflicted On the
Italians when attacks against Peota
miscarried, while around Fodgora they
Michele is bathed in fire. Tho strug -
were likewiso repulsed. Monte Man
gle thero continues uninterruptedly.
Strike Serb Center,
Berlin, by wireless to Sayville, L, I.,
Nov. 22.-Forcing an entrance into the
l.nb river vnlley, in west central Serbia,
on both sides of Poduyevo; the eOrmnns
Are in a position to Btriko direct at the
Herb center, IS miles north, according
to the war office today.
In addition to 2,(100 prisoners which
the Austrians took in their occupation
of Novihnznr, the Germans captured 50
mortars, 14. cannon and miscellaueaouB
Tho Serb outposts, driven in and re
duced to only a fraction of their orig
inal strength, but bravo to the point
of desperation, have begun their final
fight on the historic riain of the Black
"The battle for the entrance to the
fmnnus Plain of the Black Bird bus
Oimrrclin' about th' coffee, or th
Jast egg, retards digestion, .loo Pond
wiiz In town t'dii.v t'er th' firtt time in
twenty years, lie's th' mime olo Joe,
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Believed To Be Kitchener's
t Campaign Be Given Up Ital
ile In Hand to Hand Struggles
-Berlin Reports Rout of Ser-
begun," tho war office stated. It was
added that five fortresses in Belgium,
two in France, 15 in Russia and eight
in Serbia have been conquered to date.
"Occupation of the Snn Jak of No
vibazar is progressing," said tho of
ficial statement. "The people are re
ceiving the invndors with open arms.
Tlio Ran Jak towns aro higlily vatu
able for establishment of halting
places on our military roads to So
fia. " ?tjr
" Austro-German and Bulgarian pris
oners released by the Sorbs tell henrt
brcaking stories of Serbian atrocities
which have cost tho lives of thousands
"Tho Austro-Germans and. Bulgnr-
ians nro tinted in at tucking and pressing
in from JSovibazar up the Ibar and
"The Serbs are strongly resisting,
though part of their army is demoral
ized." The statement reported the French
artillery active between the Mouse and
Moselle and likewise in the CliMnpngiie
and east of Lunoville.
"A feeble Russian advance against
tho llluxt cemetery was repulsed.'
Mnckenscn to Lead Turks.
Berlin, . Nov. 22. Wild enthusiasm
greeted unofficial news today that the
first German forces have reached ( on
stHiitiuople, the goal of their Bnlhnn
It is believed hero thnt they traveled
over the Orient railway, and while proh
ably thej- had not yet arrived in vast
numbers, it is no secret that the gen
eral staff plans to send many German
officers to lend the lurks under Field
Marshal Von Maekenscu.
Important Italian Successes,
Rome, Nov. 22. Leaving their
trenches full of dead, Austrians flew
beforo impetuous Italian attacks in the
Goritz regiou at Uslavia and there-
nbouts, tho war office reported today.
lho Itulinu success-was muled as "im
portant." The action started Saturday nicht,
All night flushes of flumo marked the
outpourings of the Italian artillery, as
tliey ripped great breaches in the Aus
trian entanglements. At down on the
Sabbath, the Italian infantry swung
into the battle, attacking the city and
heights. Austrians resisted obstinately.
Finally, however, they were compelled
to retire. Nearly SOU prisoners, many
l?f t',Bm lir, c the Italian
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Tho war office told tho Austrian nt-
tacks in which the soldiors cried "sn
voy," tho Italian cheer to deceive the
Two additional lines of trenches
south of Oslavia wero captured by the
Italians, while on the Hnrso plateau, the
Italians registered new successes in the
Monte Snn Michclo and Sail Mnrtino
Air raids continue actively.
Austrians Take Town.
Viennn, Nov. 22. Nowibnzur, on the
edge of Serbia near the Montenegrin
line, is in the hands of the Austro
Hungarians. Despite bitter wenther, the
invaders succeeded in battering their
way into the town.
(Continued from l'nge Six.)
State Department Will Make
Washington, Nov. 22 Reports estab
lishing t lint the British searched Hie
American steamer ZcclnnJia within
the three nillo zone nt1 Progreso, Mexi
co recently will be made the basis of
representations to England, tho Btate
department revealed today.
Tlio stulo department will Investi
gate the situation further where the
Zeelnndin reaches is'ew York.
Consul Gorman at Progreso reported
that the ship papers Mere with him
when the British boarded Iter, Such
holding of the papers is regular,
though the British seek to justify the
search by the fact that the 'Zeclnndia
ilid not hnve the papers nt the time.
Tlio consul, the commander of the
battleship Kentucky and tho Mexican
authorities nil agree that the Xeelandio
was only 2 miles from shore, thus
placing her within the neutral zone
nliere she would be supposed to bo
freo from such search.
Chairman of Industrial Com
mission Makes Grave
Olvmiiin. Wash.. Nov. 22 Statement
that an organized coterie-of men, part
of them in the employ ot tne state, nna
the others operating from Tacoina and
Seattle, havo systematically defrauded
the stnto industrial insurance depart
ment out of sums aggregating $10,000,
was mado by Floyd L. Daggett, chair-
niau or tne industrial insurance com
mission today, following disclosures of
Several arrests are to bo made in
Seattle and Olynipiu within a few days
he snid, but would give no intimation
of who tlio men aro who win ue tauen
' We havo them all where wo can
watch them," ho said, "and will take
no action until wo have investigated
thoroughly tho names we believe to
have been forged to warrants."
The forged warrants were ensued nt
threo saloons, nt Duvo Blake's, Se
attle; Arthur Young's, Tncoma, and
Kugeno W. Ream's, Olynipia.
Blnlte snys tho last warrants he
cashed were in Hist January. A man
whom Blake says ho has known slight
ly for scvorul years, always accom
panied whoever presented the war
rants. No money was paid lilako lor
cashing the warrants.
Tlio Inst timo Blake's acquaintance
and tiio stranger appeared, they pre
sented two warrants tor l.iUO and
!I00 respectively. Blake put them
through his bank for collection and
gave tho men-tho money.
Blako declares the warrants were
regularly drawn and ho had no suspi
cion of forgery.
The industries coming under the
classifications for which the forged
claims havo been paid, will be forced
to stand the losses.
Strong Possibilities of the
Capture of Austrian
B. J. W. T. Mason.
(Written for the United Press.)
New York, Nov. 22. For the first
timo since the Isonzn battle started,
thero is now a possibility that Goritz
will bo '"ptured by tlio Italians.
General ,Cndria has changed his
tactics after six months of experiment
and is now concentrating his forces on
a 12 mile front beforo Goritz. Hitherto
he had tried to advance along the
whole front simultaneously.
The Frencii ami British several
months ago abandoned long line offen
sives nnd tho itnliun now have follow
ed suit. The result of this shift is seri
ously i'ndiiiigirint tlio Austrians at
Goritz and is making Jiossible the first
considerable Italian victory.
Fall of tho city may possibly re
quire the retirement or tho Austrinns
to Trieste, 15 miles southward.
Trieste city is the real objective of
tho KuliuAs. To protect Trieste, the
Austrians might recall troops from the
Russian and Serbian fronts. Thus
would Italy exercise for tho first time
a beneficent inf luenco on the allies by
relieving tho pressure on tlio castorn
Talbot Dedicates Modern
Up-To-Date School House
Superintendent of Public) Instruction
J. A. Churchill, assisted in the dedica
tion of the new school building at Tal
bot last Friday evening, and reports a
very enthusiastic, meeting.
Tho school building is one of the
most modern mid up to-dnto one-room
buildings in tlio state, liiiving in addi
tion to a In rl: e wiiool room, a library,
luuchiooin and commodious clonk room,
particularly arranged with n view to
their being henteil nml ventilated. A
gravity system of heating and venti
lation I ni fentiiro of the building, Tho
equipment consists of adjustable desks,
llylo plnte blackboards, Venetinln win
dow blinds u lid good pictures, Tlio
building Is surrounded by playgrounds
containing nearly two neres.
Tho exercises nt tlio building were
followed by a community center moot
iug nt the town bull,
FORD IS TURNED DOWN.
TO III VILLA
IS OBJECTIVE OF
Army Is Being Mobilized In
Northern Mexico For
VILLA'S MAIN ARMY IS
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Washington, Nov. 22. Carranzista
forces are mobilizing in northern Mex
ico for a pretentious campaign to crush
General Villa. The state department
has given General Obregon, Carranzista
commander permission to move 2,000
moro of his troops from Piedrns Niegras
Reports of a rout of Vlllistas at Her-
rnosillo have been eouflrmed.
The state department dispatches con
firming Villa's defeat said that he lost
1,000 men, six machino guns, two can
non and large supplies of munitions.
Fourteen Carranzista officers wero
wounded and 150 privates - killed or
Tho Villistns have evacuated Cnnanea
and retired townrd Uros.
"Wlt Protect Mines.
Douglas, Ariz., Nov. 22. General
Obregon, commanding the Cnrranzistas
lighting Francisco Villa for the mas
tery of Sonorn, arrived here this af
ternoon by automobile from Naco to
confer with American mino owners and
reach nn agreement for protection of
American mining properties.
After telegraphing tho result of the
conference to Cnrranzn, Obregon ex
peets to return to the front nnd join
his troops advancing on JNocaies.
Nogales is protected by a handful
of Villa soldiers, a'nd its fall is be
lieved inevitable. The United StateB
border patrol reported fighting today
near nanta Cruz, 20 miles southeast of
Nogales, on the Southern Pacific lino,
so the advnnco may have already
rear lieu that tar.
Obregon Bnid today he believed the
Villistas In Bonora would bo reduced
to a few bauds of lawless guerillas and
bandits within a week. The work of
eliminating these roving bands will
take some time, he said. Obreeon an
noiinccd his main division reached Zor
rilla Molina, 30 miles east of Nogales,
Satnrduy. He confidently cxpectB to
crush tho Villistas between his own
troops and those of General Diegues
advancing from Ilermosillo, nnd utter
ly destroy tho rebel chief's army.
Villa Marches Northward.
Douglas, Ariz., Nov. 22. Some where
between Mermosillo and Nognlcs the
mnin Villa army was reported today
making a forced march northward, with
scanty provisions and little or no water
for the suffering troops. Tho railroad
between Ilermosillo and Nogales is
practically usoless"to Villa, as Genornl
Obregon 's briiWo burnine sounds so
damaged trestles along tho lino that it
will take weeks to repair them.
Will Meet Governor.
Laredo, Texas, Nov. 22. Chief Exe
cutive Carranzn of Mexico, will meet
Governor Ferguson of Texas tomorrow
at the internutionnl bridge hero to dis
cuss the recent border raids nnd to
seek a means of cn-ouperatinn between
Texas and Mexican authorities to end
Seen By Barkeeper
Portland, Ore,, Nov, 22,In n formnl
statement, Joe Locliner, u'biirtender in
a saloon at Fifth and Irving streets' this
afternoon declared that George Bartho
lomew, wanted for the alleged murder
of the man whose body was found in a
trunk in the river here, was in his place
at o'clock Saturday morning.
Bartholomew took two glasses of
whiskey, Locliner said, the first of
which he spilled becnuso of nervous
ness. Ho paid for the liquor with
money taken. from ono of two large
rolls of bills. Locliner ' statement was
corroborated by a patron of the saloon
who was present when the liquor wns
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HOW EVERT GIRIi CAN
SAVE 1165.35 A YEAR
Berkeley, Cal., Nov. 22. A
high school girl with a knowl
edge of sewing can make her
year's wardrobe for $76.65,
while it costs the girl without
this art, $242, according to es
timates of Supervisor Bertha
C. Prentise of the Household
art and science department of
the local high school. Miss
Prentise believes her sewing
course tends toward democracy
by eliminating both shabbiness
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President Mellen Tells On
Witness Stand of Advice
New York, Nov. 22. How President
Roosevelt in 1907 counselled the' then
President Mellon, of the Now York,
New Haven & Hartford railroad, to ac
quire the Boston & Maine railroad, was
recounted today by Mellen on the stand
in the government's conspiracy case In-
"Volving directors of the road.
Mellen testified that he went to
Washington where Roosevelt told him:
"I'm not a lawyer, and if you do any
thing wrong, you tnke -your own risk
and needn't return to me if you get
into trouble. But personally, I'd say to
Mellen swore, too, that he saw Secre
tary of Interior Lane about the propo
sition as Lane was then on the inter
state commerce commission. To both
Lano and- Roosevelt, Mellon suggested
the possibility that Canadian capitalists
would acquire tho road.
Lane, ho said, agreed that it would
be better to acquire the line, which runs
from Now JSngland into Canada, be
cause of its militury importance to the
Government attorneys sought to draw
from Mellen nn ndmksiou that he him
self caused rumors nbout the possible
Canadian purchase, but Mellen denied
he hald sent agents to Canada to spread
Judge Hunt ruled thnt no evidence
purporting to show that the New Hav
en road corrupted the Massachusetts
legislaturo was admissablc.
A lotter from a director to Mellen
suggested ' that "the little father at
Washington might get his finger into
tho pie, too," but Mellen answered
that "Washington matters ore cared
Discovery of Bomb Plot
Cause of Unusual Pre
Tarrytown, N. Y., Nov. 22. Tarry
town today is an armed camp as a re
sult of discovery of a cleverly planned
bmib plot to end the lifo of President
John D. ArchbaUl, of the Standard Oil
Around the Archbnld estate partic
ularly, extra lines of guards have been
thrown. All are nrmeil with shotguns
nnd revolvers with order to hold on
sight nny suspicious characters,
Authorities are still reticent about
discussing the biiinb plot, It is known
that the bomb, consisting of four sticks
of dynamite with wires und percussion
enps, was hidden in the roadway Arch
bald would uso in going to his ynrlit.
It wns foifiid, however, before he left
the estate. Otherwise, authorities be
lieve, his death would have been in
evitable. Meantime, tho police are hunting n
mysterious strnngei, who is reported to
have been seen lurking in the shudou'S
of the Archbnld estate a few nights
They aro convinced that the mnn who
laid the bomb had studied Archbnld 's
liubits and know thut ha invnrinbly
took tho road on which the bomb wus
Say Oregon's Blue Law
Conflicts With Constitution
Portland, Ore., Not. 22. Thnt Ore
gon s ancient Sunday closing law con
flirts with the national and state const!
tutions becnuse it is discriminatory was
contended In federal court hero todny
by Attorney W, T. lkvne, representing
tho Brunswick, Blako-Collender com
pany, which is seeking a permanent in
junction restraining the penco officers
of 215 counties from enforcing It,
The nrgnments wero being henrd by
Judge Wolverton, of Portland, Judge
Ouslimiin of Tncoma, and Judge Gilbert
of Hnn Francisco. Threo judges are
necessary because the constitutionality
of a law is in question.
Attorney Hunio declared that the law
was discriminatory in that it allowed
certain businesses to reinnln open on
Hiinilny, but compelled others, just as le
gitimate, to close.
GREECE STILL REIMS
I UNCERTAIN FACTOR
Outcome of Crisis Was Today As Doubtful As Ever How
Far Allies Will Go Witlr Economical and Commercial
Blockade Only Matter of Conjecture Unconfirmed
Reports State That German Troops Have Reached
Constantinople Position of Serbia Serious
Paris, Nov. 22. The outcome of the
Greek crisis was today as doubtful as
ever, How far the allies have gone or
will go with their "commercial and
economic blockade" against Greece
had not been made public, officially.
Unofficial news that allied warships
are searching Greek , merchantmen is
an unexpected development which is
taken to mean that a literal blockado,
not a mere "paper" affair, has been
Reports that Greece has decided to
remain neutral are unconfirmed. Tlrese
stories-said that while Serb refugees
would be disarmed, the allies would not
bo interned if thoy fled across the
Greek border, though they would be
forced to quit the country. Such a
course probably would not moot with
allied approval, however, for the re
moval of allied forces fleeing from Sor
bin would relieve Germany of the noud
of having strong forces in Serbia.
How Greece will act, however, will
probaldy be divulged shortly, for a
cabinet session was held yesterday to
discuss the whole situation.
Meantime, tho positions of tho Sorbs
Hillstrom's Body Shipped To;Shipment Aboard Totaled
Chicago For Big Funeral
Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 22. I. W.
W. threats that Utuh "will Boon have
cnuse to remember the day they took
Joe Hillstrom out and shot him, voiced
at Hillstrom's funeral, caused officials
today to redouble efforts to rid tho
state of agitators.
Hillstrom's body is en routo to Chi
cago, whero "Big Bill" Heywood, I.
W. W. leader, promises tho biggest fu
neral in Chicago's history.
Six Swedish girls acted as Hillstrom's
pall bearers in the simple services held
here without priest or prayer yester
day WOMAN WAS KILLED
Los Angeles, Cal., Nov. 22. Mrs.
Henry J. Puuly, wifo of the Los Angolos
publisher, was killed todny nnd Pnuly
was seriously injured when tho automo
milo turned turtlo on a steep grndo in
Pneoimn ennyon near San Bernnndo.
Pauly's legs were broken. His wifo
wns crushed by the full weight of the
MURDER VICTIM IS
l'ortlund, Ore., Nov. 22. With tho
identity of the trunk murder victim
nguiii in doubt, the l'ortlund police
were more mystified tlian ever today,
Hev. John Ovull, a lutherna minister,
identified the body found in the trunk
in tlio Willamette river Friday night
us that of John I.inuil, of Huston,
Muss. Word from Boston is to tho ef
fect that John Linud is ulivo.
Linnd in Boston said that a coat,
bearing; his name and the brand of the
selling nenhniit wns stolen from him
six months ago, A cout bearing similar
markings was found in tho trunk with
If tho Boston in form n t io n is correct,
or unless there urn two John l.innds in
Boston, the pollco will liuvo to retrace
their steps in tho matter of identifica
tion, It was known, however, that tho mur
dered man gave the name of John Linnd
in Albany and Sulem. Whether it wns
his own or assumed presents another
knot fur the police to unravel,
It was also known that the traveling
companion of Linnd in both towns gave
the numo of George Bnrtholomow.
Bartholomew, according to I. O. Cur
tis, of Sulem, is a son of ills. Illta Hop
kins, of 771 F.nst Thirty-fifth street,
Minncnpolis, Minn, The mother wus
formerly married to a Biittholunew nt
Aberdeen, H. 1)., but secured a divorce
and Inter wedded Charles Hopkins. She
also secured a divorce from Hopkins but
remarried lil in. Curtis suid he was ac
quainted with the family.
"Kd" Hopkins was tho name giv
en by the man who rented the convey
ance nt the Model stables In which the
body wns hauled to the river.
grows hourly more tragic. Kossovo
the Plain of the Black Bird is th
scene of a big battle, while in the Mori
astir region another conflict is rag
ing. The allies are reported to hav
sent heavy reinforcements to the lat
ter section, but the reports are shroud
ed in mystery. Moreover, it is felt
theso new groups came too late.
Unconfirmed dispatches say the first
Teuton rcinforcoments in the way of
men have reached Constantinople-.
These stories are recivotl here, howev
er, with some doubt. '
While thoGreck situation is critical,
the Serbs, utterly demoralized, ar
making their way over snowy trails
flecked with blood from their torn
feot. With them pre tjioir women, .
folk. Some .are reported already to
have passed over tho Greek border,
whilo others have sought refuge to th
westward of their own land.
Press reports indicate that the Venl
zeloa party will not participate in the.
coming Greek elections. Leaders aro
said to be doubtful of thoir ability to
onforce tho , Venizelos policy even if
successful nt tho polls, (
$34,600,000 For Month,
N of October
Washington, Nov. 22 Highost in tlio
nation's history, October exports wero
valuod at (334,(100,000, the commerco
department announced today. The for
eign trado for the year ending with
October was $5,000,000,000 alBo a year
Tho not outward gold movement
nmountcd to $107,000,000, the sarao as
in the previous period, followed by a
not inward movement of $32(1,500,000
tho past year.
Has Concluded Work
Snn Francisco, Nov. 22. With tho
Important business of the Americas
Federation of Labor convention con
cluded with re-election of officers Sat
urday night, only questions of juris
diction remained today for considera
tion by a committee. Most of the dote
gates had already left the city.
A hut bearing tho initiuls "O. B."
on tlio sweutbniid wus packed in tho
trunk with the body.
Tho young mini who helped the mur
derer load the trunk on the wagon at
407 stark street, whero the mnn wait
killed, has not been located. The po
lico believe that he did not know what
tho trunk contained.
Charged Witli Murder.
Portland, Or., Nov. 22. A formal
char'to of first degree murder was filccl
today against George Bartholomew, al
leged companion of the mnn whoso
body was found in a trunk taken front
tiio Willamette river here last Friday.
That Bartholomew in the murderer of
the man was the fixed bolief of tho
police who have confirmed to their own
satisfaction that ho spent a month
with the trunk mystery ciian iu Albuny
nnd Salem nnd that they cumo to Port
land together early Inst wcok.
The police still adhere to tho theory
that tho murdered man's name is John
Linnd. Tho warrant issued for Bar
tholomew's arrest specifically charged
him with murdering John Linnd.
Mother of Suspect.
Minneapolis, Minn., Nov. 22. Mr.
Kitu Hopkins, snid to bo the mother ot
George. Bartholomew, wanted at Port
land for alleged murder of the trunk
mystery victim there, said- this after
noon she knew nothing of tho case.
Her son's name, sho explained, is Ed
ward Bartholomew nml not Gcorga.
She had not heard from him since ha
was in Belmont, Cel., lutt spring. Tho
sou is A barber,