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LEY NEWS SEKV1CB '
FORTY-FIRST YEAR NO.
FROM ICY VAtER
One Hundred And Fifty Un-
Identified Victims Found
To Date. v
ATTEMPTED TO SAVE
Bodies Of Four Women Were
. Lashed To Raft Smashed
; ;v ;By Angry Sea,
Vancouver, .-.B,..t, Gv t. ; 28.-HWowly
and reluctantly the -northern gens are
giving -tip their dondr Through the
storm that, hampers the work of a fleet
of searching boats came the wireless
jiieKsage" last night that 150 bodies, so
far unidentified, had been recovered
f torn the. bleak rock and surging wat
ers, where the C. P. R. Princess Sophia
-Smashed on the barren rocks ef Lin
: olu Island last night in the darkness
.and-the storm wag a collapsible raft
i with tho battered and unidentified bod
ies of four women lashed to. it. There
a- the storm-lashed sea that thundered
on the cliffs the officers of tho Cedar,
!io gallant vessel that had tried bo hard
,to save them, found them far past help.
four women were lashed to the raft;
who they are is yet unknown, 'but one
thing the, fleet of searching vessels is
eitaiii, and that is that Britain's tradi
tions in disasters nt tea beginning
vilh the cry ."women first" were in
the minds of the Princess Sophia's offi-i-vrs
and crew when they realized that
.they faced death in the' raging waters.
Their orders were given t0 first save
the 50 women and childron liiwl,n.i nn
the deck of the doomed
l.iiat or raft could life in ueh a sen, the
Cedar has reported, nor would a life
belt avail a man or woman in tho fiohf
for life. The waters, raised in mighty
'waves that rose a full thirty feet above
the awful reef, must have mislirf
7,7 "ny T ma,de hy man- There
c-oulrt have no hope for anybody. But
... . .. . . . -
ine story or the raft ia eloquent.
au last night the watching fleet who
""'J" "lu luc uurxness lor survivors
tood to their task. In spite of a gale
tram the northeast and a blizzard tht'
.c.r:uie neavy snow in impenetrable striction upon the free determination ouay py uwierai rersiuug m a
clouus about them, the indomitable sea- by any nation of its own economic I mentary section of Saturday's com
ien fought to rescue any one who 'qualities, but only that, whatever tar-'munique.
ii'ight have survived the disaster. So 'iff any 'nation might deem necessary Capture of 20,000 prisoners, more
far the dead remain nnidentified and for its own economic service, be" that than 150 guns, several thousand ma
are now lying at Juneau. I tariff high or low, it should apply chiue guns aud nearly 1,000 trench mor-
Fartial List of Lost
A SLeeial disnnri-h fmm RLo... -
giving a iist 0f pnssenger8 aboard the'
; 1'r'meess Sophia, which went on the
.Vanderbilt Beef, in Lvnn onnl Tl,,,,..
"ay night, has been received here. The own lnl,rMl qualities ana limits oniy lt wag ailfiouiiced iri the official state
list doc8 not include the addresses of its "S0.1, to compound these qualities ment on the IUUan front op9rhfcl0li.
. th0 passengers. The addresses appear- of hostile discrimination between one Tn took 6 620 pri8oners np to 8 p. m.
"g in the list were supplied bv Alas-1 mltion and another- Weapons of oco- Monda
J1 wh are in Seattle, the list f ""'VT'PA Cil"1' JnII. I "Tll WM eo
follows: tbe left to the jpmt action of all na- lmunlu9 i4
J. B. Yonng. San Francisco; engineer ?t ?T lL i "The Tenth anny'f atUck was re-
uivyn sreamer imvmh. '. - .
C. J. Bloomquist, Victoria, B. C; cap
taiu steamer Dawson.
C S. Chineiy, White Horse, Y. T.
H. A. Robinson. San Francisco and
Lake Bennett, Y. T.
A. 8. Bourne, Iditarod, Alaska; book
keeper for Northern Commercial com
pany. II. E. Hartliil, Ruby, Alaska.
B. M. HalL Iditarod; wireless opera-
F. E. Sole. Iditarod, Alaska. i
Mrs. F. Beaton and two ohiltlron '
D. A. M 'Donald, formerly of Sedro-
iWoolley, Wash. - partisan purposes and to inject the
J. 8. Amlong and wifeRuby. 'bogey of free trad? which is not involv
Mrs. A. L. WinchelL San Francisco.led stall, is to attempt to divert the
8. J. Eaggerty and wife, Ruby; nian-lmind of the nation from the broad and
(Centinned on page three)
4 HHHIt 1M MM
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AUSTRIA ASKS WILSON
FOR SEPARA TE PEA CE
Belief Prevalent In Washing
ton Peaceful Revolution
Paris, Oct. 28 Austria replying to
rresiaent wiiBon accepts all his condi
tions, it was learned officially from
Austria accepts Wilson's terms re
garding the Czeeho-Slovaks and the
(The president said that Austria
must negotiate directly with the Cze
choslovaks and Jitgo-Slavs, who desire
to establish independent nations.)
Austria, it is said, declares her read
iness to enter negotiations immediate
ly, regardless of the result of other ne
gotiations, and asks Wilson to take ap
propriate measures towards an tuiis
tice and peace.
Tho Austrian note is a complete
capitulation. Germany, in turn, is fac
ing the necessity of accepting condi
tions of an armistice which will ren
der renewal of hostilities impossible
FOR FREEDOM OF SEAS
KOT FREt TRADE IEDICT
A 1 VOlMVUl
Politicians Purposely Mis
represent His Views.
Washington, Oct. 2S. Denouncing as
"lamentable1'' alleged republican at
tempts to "bend to partisan Bcrvice",
the "momentous issues of this solemn
hour," President Wilson today ex
plained that article three of his peace
formula does not mean a policy of
Responding to a letter of inquiry
from Senator Simmons, who asked
what interpretation must be placed on
the peace article in question, "remov
al of all economic barrier and the es
tablishment of equality of trade con
ditions among nations, etc." the pres
ineiii. hh u ue uitrmiL iiictlmv liihl
ident said he meant merely that
'there should be discrimination against
,nm nH,,,, tw aa nt .nnW nth-
some nations that did not apply to oth
ers. " Weapons of economic discipline,
he said, should be left to the league of
His letter follows in part:
"I. of course mean to snstrest no re-
equally to all foreign nations, in other
words, that there should be-no disctim-
nation against some nations that did
not aPP'y others. This leaves every
nation free to determine for itself its
----- a - "
program of justice and equality
"The experiments of tne past among
nations have taught us that the at
tempt by one nation to punish another
by exclusive and discriminatory trade
agreements ha been a political breed
er of that kind of antagonism which
oftentimes results in war and if a
permanent peace is to be established
among nations every obstacle that has
stood in the way of international lnend
" rt -n with that fundamental Dur-
; n.i.i th.t I nnnunrrH this!
principle in my address of January 8. j
Tn wrvnt this treat orincinlc fori
humane principle or a ourame peace
by introducing an international ques-
and b nd her to immediate negotiations
for a Wilsonian pcaje "
All Conditions Accepted
London, Oct. 28. A Reutcr dispatch
from Amsterdam stated it is learned
that Austria has replied to President
Wilson's note of October 18, accepting
all his conditions and proposing an im
By Raymond Clapper
' Washington, Oct. 28. A peaceful
revolution ia believed to have taken
place in Hungary and a national coun
cil formed to take control of the gov
ernment, according to a semi-official
dispatch here today from Berne, quot
ing telegrams from Berlin.
Immediate peace hud complete inde
pendence of Hungary and severance
of the alliance, with Germany are de
manded. Count Karolyi is apparently heading
the. revolution, according to the cable
which reached the French high com
mission j today.. . v
Delegates of Karolyi 's party and of
the radical and socialist .parties met
the nights of October-.33'lid 36 nd
decided iipon the fornrotion'of & Hun
garian assembly. This assembly issued
an appeal to the Hungarian people and
stated its purposes briefly. .
tion of quite another kind. American
business, ns in the past, is unaffected
by a policy of the kind suggested and
it has nothing to fear now from a
policy of simple international justice.
It is, indeed, lamentable that the mo
mentous issues of this Bolemn hour
should be seizect upon in an effort to
bend them to partisan service. Ho the
initiated and discerning, tho motive is
transparent and the attempt fails."
Paris, Oct. 23. American troops ad
vanced a kilometer in a brilliant lo
cal operation on the Aisne, east of
Bethel, the French war office an
Further progress was made between
the Oise and the Serre, and along the
With the American Annies in Franco,
Oct. 28. Heavy fighting continued east
of the Meuse, centering about Eelleu
Various positions were taken and re
Washington, Oct. 28.Violence of
the battle raging along the American
front north of Verdun was emphasized
.tars since September 26 was announced.
: ' no lino uisuiicuunn. a, reiusai 10 sus-
London, Oct. 28-The British reaum- tain tho president this year will, in
ed their attack east of the Piave this their eyes, be read as a refusal to sns
mornlEg and are progressing favorably, I tain the wur and to sustain th effort
opened this morning and Is progressing
CINDER ALLA STAYS.
Sacramento. Cal.," Oct. 29.
No German ver had a foot as
dainty, as small as Cinderalla
and that fairy lady was not
German, but; probably French.
" That was the verdict ' today
of Will C. Wood, commissioner
"f education, in announcing'
that the story of Cinierai!a
would stay in the state's school
"Cinderalla ia not an alien
taemy," he declared.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 28,
ARE DOWN AGAIN
IN MIDDLE WEST
Press Service To East Again
Badly Crippled By Second
Denver, Colo., Oct. .28. Wire commu
nication between the Rocky Mouutain
and Pacific regions and the east, was
again crippled today as the result of
another storm in Kansas following lo
cal blizzards and high winds in Kansas
and Nebraska during the last week end
The government, which took' the Only
two wires working today, was being
served over lines routed from Denvet
via 1 Paso, Texas, and Billings, Mont,,
east, Prospeets for press wires, which
receive preference next to the govern
ment, were not very good, wire , com
pany officials hre said early today. The
new storm area developed yesterday
near Stafford, Kansas, leveling long
stretches of wires. . The Friday -, nd
Saturday -breaks', near vGraad. Island,
Neb., and Garden" City, Ktuisas, were
still undergoing" repairs today.,
WITH THQ8 WORDS
Tells Republican Critics That
He Has Only Followed In
Washington, Oct. 28. Secretary Tu
multy tonight made public a letter he
has written at President Wilson's di
rection to the Cuyahoga county com
mittee at Cleveland, Ohio, in which he
replies to protests against President j
Wilson's appeal to the country to re
turn a democratic congress by recalling
quotations from utterances by Colonel
Kooscvelt, former President Harrison,
.'Senators Lodgo and Penrose and form
er Senator Forakcr in the campaign of
1898, at the close of the Spanish-American
The Cuyahoga committee telegraphed
the White House taking issue with the
president's statement. Secretary Tu-
mnllv. writino at the nrpsulent'it dirrc.
tion,' simpiv commended the statements1 w,,cre thev ar,s i" Hasion with the
he quoted. Iish Fourteenth army. Later the
The first quotation was from Colonel
Roosevelt, identified as republican can
didate for governor of New York in
1898. It said:
JtcmcmDer inai, wnetner you wm or
not, your votes this year will be'
viewed by the nations of Europe from
one standpoint only. They will draw
nt aii naanA luimmiMinn .n... r. I .
fruits of war. Such a refusal may not
inconceivably bring about a rupture of
the pence negotiations. It will give
heart to our defeated antagonists; it
will make possible the interference of
those doubtful neutral nations who in
this struggle have wished us ill!
"You could not get the benefits of
the victories of Grant and Sherman
only by re-lecting Lincoln and we will
gain leas than we ought from the wat
if the democrats score a telling victory,
at these elections." -
The one from former President Har
rison, pleading for the election of a re
publican congress says:
"If the word goes forth that the peo
ple of the United States are standing
solidly behind the president, the t.isk
of the peace commissioners will bo easy,
but if there is a break in the ranks
if the democratic score a telling victory,
if democratic senators, conuresanen
jand governor are elected Spain will
iie? in it a gleam of hope; she will tak
a fresh hope and a renewal of hostili-
i ties, more war. may be wef'sary to se-
cure to us what we have already won,
uu .) r nil inn
TO DEFEND BANKS
OF RIVER MEUSE
Bitter Counter Attacks Are
Launched Without Success
(ITS ANOTHER PLANE
British Take Alleppo, South
ern Gateway To Turkish
WithMlo Anierkan Armies' in France,
Oct.; 28. The Germans are now - at
tempting to hold the 'Amoricana on . the
banks of tho Mouse. They have been
oi dt red to hold ground at all costs and
are launching bitter1 counter attacks
against tho Americans on the cast bank
of the iivcr.
The American pressurehowever, con
tinues. German communications arc
threatened on a 2o-milc front on both
lidos of the Herre river.
One hundred and fifty American
bombing and battle planes attacked en
emy trenches and dropped five tons of
bombs on enemy concentration areas
ycsleiday. , .
, Eddio Rickenbacker, American . ae,
downed his twenty-firBt victim yestcr
d:sy within the American lines.
American ; aviators mado twelve
flights during yesterday's bombing ac
Allied Troops Take Aleppo.
London, Oct. 28. Capture of Aloppo
by the British in Asia Minor, estab
lishment of a strong bridgehead on tho
- a,tf bank of the Piave In the continued
Iialian offensive and an important ad
vance by the French on tho west from
between the Oise and Serre were tho
most important developments on the
f'gl'ting fronts in the last S!4 hours.
The British Tenth army, cooperating
with the Italian Eleventh army, crossa
th" Piave river on a front of about ten
n.iles. advancing a depth of three miles,
it was officially announced. Thoy
reached the line of Rocandelle to mid
way between Cimadolma and Ban Polo
allius (Continued on page two)
It seems like th' more a woman's
shoes pinch-her th pleasanter she kin
smile. What's become 0' th' prof cssoi
with th' shiny diagonal frock coat the'
"Used t' teach penmanship? -
PRICE TWO CENTS
Seattle, Taccma And San
Francisco People Hust
Wear Gauze Kasks.
Portland, Qr., Oct. 28.-Influenza
cases are believed to bo en the de
crease in Portland, although figuros to
prove this were-lacking early today.
Eleven death from the disease were re
ported yesterday, which is the largest
number for a U hour period here. In
order that tho schools may make up
lost time after the epidemic passes,
they will have slightly lengthened ses
sions, if a recommendation from Su1
perintendent Grout is approved.
Tacomana Don Mask
Tacoma, Wash., Oct. 28. .Still more
otringent regulations to halt the rav
ages of influenza here were put in
forco by Mayor Biddell today, when,
all persons coming in contact with th
pnblie through, business relations were
ordered to wear masks. As a furthor
means pr lessening tne' spread Of tho n4 jlM.m,f, ),,, hl '
disease the health office' nrgontly re-, foUowln disagreements with aim, ac
quested atl persons who do not abso jordln wlvic received here today,
lutely have to come down town, to re-1 11
main at home, r f : ( ' Washington, Oct. 28. The resigna-
The epidemic is worse here today Wen of General Ludenorff as Qer
than. at any previous time. ' Twelve many'e military chief was forced after
deaths were reported Sunday. he had disagreed with Prince Mav over
.. v . . tx'tq j SiT2JJ acceptance of President Wilson' peace
Gauze Masks in Seattle terms, said a news report to The linen.
Seattle, Wash., Oct. 28. Following
(Continued en page two)
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ARE CAPTURED BY
ITALIANS I DRIVE
Are Only Troops Putting
witn tne Italian Armies in tho Fitld oi's of the Reichstag In the new rc
Oct. 27. (Delayed) The slopes of forms, stated the German note to I'r. si
four mountains wrested from the Aus- de"! ',l9on- ! .
triads in the new allied drive on tb . e German government now await
Brcnt.-PI.ve front in Italy, were found 10 al iC ,rm,rt.1M I,roPosa'8 '""
strewn with enemy dead. The heights ' 1? S," , .
were retained by 'the allied forcef in German reply follows:
the face of e most determined enemy, The Germa.1 Bovernmoute as take.a
counter attacks. cognizance of tho answer of tho presi- .
A separate battle was fouuht fot dnt of the United States.
. . 1 . ' .
More than 1000 prisonors, including rcnlnB cimnges wuicn nave oeeu car
fifty officers, were taken by the Ital- tu'A 01,1 in 4,10 Gorman constitutional
ian force. Many machine guns were al- "tru,;tllle n4 tno P,'Hce negotiations are
so captured. . . . being conducted by a people's govuu-
Recapture of the peaks which wereinient in whose hands rest, both actual-
lost to the Italians in' the Austrian
driv last December ended
trian menace of a descent
rich Italian Tilnncs.
Tho bulk of the enemy's resistance
was put np- by nine divisions of Ger
man speaking Austrians."
Austrian Official Report
Vienna, via London, Oct, 28. Bitter
fighting is continuing cast of tho Pi
ave, where allied troops forced a cross
ing, tbe Austrian war .office announc
"On the Piave artillery fighting con
tinued on both sides of Montello, en
tente attacks on large scale succeeded
in reaching the left bank at some
points," (added the official commu
nique, "ititter fighting is progressing.
"On the plateau of Seven Com
munes, the enemy yesterday made a
series of strong partial thrusts. All
were repulsed with heavy losses to the
Austrians Still Retreat
Paris. Oct. 28 The Serbians have
reached' the heights to the south of
the important town of Kragujovats,
the (Tench war office reported today,
The retreatimr Austrians have, fired -
the Kragujevats railway depot and in-1
flicted atrocities oa the population efi
the towa. I
t Wcaiisr Report
Oregon: Tonight and Tuesday
generally fair; gentle south-
ON TRAINS AND KEWJ
STANDS FIVE GESXi
Gercn Reply To kt::t W3-
Terns Are Av"..cj.
Rists And Unrest Are Repsrt
edFrcn A3 Parts C
Copenhagen, Oct. i.rThe new civ-'
man control ousted General X-udenorff
received by the state department to-
Zurich, Oct. 28. German newspapers -predict
that General Vou Seckt, chief
of staff to General Von MacKerzOT
during the latter 's Bumaonian drive,
will succeed General Ludenodrff as the
head of the German armies.
London, Oct. 28. Autocracy has been
ended in Germany, Foreign Minister
Solf claims in.liij reply to the last note
from President Wilson, according to an,
official Berlin wireless message., hero
The German reply states that tho
peaco negotiations are being carried on
by "a people's government in whose
hand, rest, both actually and constitu
tionally, the power of making deciding
The military is placed under the pow-
I ' The president is awaro of the, lar-
1! ..1 LI... 1
'.v and constitutionally, the power to
make the deciding conclusions.
"The military powers are also sub
ject to it.
"The German government now
awaits proposals for an armistice
which shull be the first 3tcp toward a
just peace, as tho president has pre
scribed iu his addresses." J
Official Reply Received.
' Washington, Oct. 28. The German
reply reached the Swiss legation today.
It vas practically the same as the press
It was 1 stated authoritatively today
that President Wilson would probably
not reply to the "German "acknowl
edgement" as the whole question of an
armistice is uow up to the military com
manders of the United States and tliu
allies, subject to the approval of the
Versailles conference which meets to
morrow. The next word on the situntion is ex
pected to come out of Versailles or
Austria Wantg Separate Peace.
Washington. Oct. 28. An unofficial
repott that Austria's reply to President
Wilson', last note had been sent a.iJ
(eontinuad ea jage twa)
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