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WEATHER Showers Tonight nml Thurs day... Mav. 8:1.5 Jlln. 47. SECOND EDITION Forty-fifth Tear. Dully Tenth Year. 500,000 DIE IN KAISER'STHRUST TO CRUSH SLAVS Despite Titanic Effort Russian Front Before Warsaw Teutons Held North and South Both Sides Rush ! Reserves Mackcnscn Propesses in Luhlln-Chclm Attack. LONDON, July 28. Though tho Germans now hold a great lino from tlio (.lulf of ltlga sweeplnc south westward around Warsaw, thenco on circling tho city and stretching nway to tho Oullclnn frontlor, near Solcal, It ik estimated they have lost COO. 000 nii'ii, perhaps more, In thin, tho most nmliltloiiR moveinptit of tho war. And in spite or that Iosh, tho Russian front In not yet broken. On the N'arow river, north ot War saw, tho HiihsIiuih liavo tuado a ntub horn show of resistance, holding Field Marshal vou lllndonbiin; for tho tlnui being In cheek. To tho south thu combined Auslro-flornuin forces, struggling to iiolzo tho Lublln-Chclm railway, have been for days on tho threshold of success without htdng able actually to achieve their goal. lighting on tho latter front has been renewed with great Intensity, nnd tho Teutons claim to liavo Im proved tholr position on tho extromo right, which Is resting on tho Uug rlvor. Immediately west ot Wnrsaw, com parative quiet prevails nnd It is on tho l.ublln-Chelin sector or In tho Narew river region that It Is believ ed a crisis will he i cached. Italians Show (Jains Tho severe fighting on tho Halo Austrian frontier which lias been go ing on for aproxlinnlely a week, Miows no signs of a let-up nor Is there nny clear Indication of a defi nite outcome. Tho Italian official re ports contlnuo to claim n succession of either advances or the holding of the Austrlans in chock. Tho Aus trlana nro contoatlng every foot of tho Italian advanco with stubborn deter mination and hnvo lost 3200 prison ers to tho Italians, according to nn official statomont given out In Home. Cut Wiirnuw-lVtrogiiul Uno In million to tho capture of War saw, tho direct objective of tho Gor man Polish cnmpnlgn of tho past two weeks, tho troops of tho dominii emplro aro ovldontly making a spec ial endeavor Just now to cut com munication between Warsaw and I'e trograd with tho purpose or prevent ing tho successful retreat If Warsaw falls, of tho Hussion army now de fending that city. To this end are .llrected their operations north of Kovno, according to dlspatchos from l'otrogrnd, ns woll as their advanco upon Hrost-Lltovsk by way of Chelm nnd tho right hank of tho river Hug. The Issues still aro undecided with tho Itusslnns claiming temporary nd nntagos. Watch TIn-co Points Obsorvora in Fetrograd nro today watching with particular interest three points around Warsaw, where the Gorman maneuvers are regarded ns of special importance. Theso aro the operations on tho loft bank of tho Narew, to tho north of tho Polish cap ital; against tho town of Cholm, to ' (Continued on page threo) REPLY UNLESS FAVORABLE REPLY - LONDON, July SS.Tke Cologno Onsotto publishes 116 "" n wireless despatch from Wellington two Miggoation tiiul "in order to avoid ftutli- er jmlilio excitement," Oer- nmnv should not reily to the " Ameiican not unless it i ablo to give a favorable answer, my a telegram Crow Aw nenlaw to neuter's Tlgmw "" i'OIUMUt.V. "" The Cologne GnaeUe eon- Mler tbe atlriee weij worthy " i.l iiiip-idrratUHi HtttHHtHtt HAITIEN RULER SLAIN BY IB IIIN , VENGEANCE President Dragged From Fefurje in French Legation, Shot By Kin of Massacred Political Prisoners Dragged Dead Body Through City Streets in Wrath. WASHINGTON1, Jnlv 28. Ami'ri. run Murines will he landed nt Port nu Prince, Haiti, to protect the lives and property of Americans mid oili er foreigners. Instructions were .-cut to Item Admiral Cupcilon late today by the navy dcpaitmcnl. Ad miral Ctipeion arrived til Toil an Prince todn yon I he cruiser Wash ington. The collier Jnson with 1200 additional minim's from Oiinulnnamo nro expected to arrive tonight. l'OHT Al' PMNTK, July 28. A molt of infuriated HaitieiiH today re moved Wilbruu Oillitiime, president of Haiti, from the French legation wliero lie took refuge yesterday, and shot him to death in front of the building. Tint act of iolenco followed ini uiedialely the burial of the 3(10 po litical prisoners massacred in prison yesloidny. The mob was mostly enmpo-.cd of relatives of the mass acred victims. They invaded the French legation nnd seized fluillnumo and Ihough Jr. (lirard, the French minister, protested vigorously, ho was poweiless hefoie their fury. fluillnume was drugged from the protection of the legation. Once t it the Hhvel, while the crowd Hinged around him uith imprecations, he wns promptly shot to death. Kven then the linger of tho popu lation was not appeased. The boo of the president was mutilated, nun tird to the end of a rope which wi nrngged tluough the streets ol toe city. The people nie in n state of in tense excitement and further violence is feared. The past 3(1 hours have seen in Port nu Prince a succession of vio lent events, bloodshed and m us-, ueios. For ti-o months- there had been nn netivi revolntionnry ir.ou iiu'itt nguiiist l'lesideut Ouil'aiime, headed liy Itnsnlvo Hebo. Up to yestoiday this activity hail been con fined mostly to the northern put of the lcpuhlic. At dajbieak ye t onlay a di haiided llaitieu regiment began nu attack on President Guillaumc und n hand of his followers who took refuge in tho presidential pnluco de fended it courageously. Ouillaiiinc fled to the French le gation and the most prominent of his supporters, neneral O-ear, gov-c.iuor-genonil of Port nu Prince, took lefuge in the Dominican legation. It becnine known during the day that politicul piisouers to the num ber of 1(10 had heM executed yes tcrilny morning on .uders issued by General Oscar. An infuriated crowd dragged this man from the shelter of the Dominican legation and executed him in tho street. The M'cond act of retaliation enme today. The people counted Guil laiiine ns nNo responsible for Iho executions of yeiterdnv and vented summary vengeance upon lam. BRITISH STEAMER LONDON, July 28.- Tho Dri'Ui steamship Hogarth was torpedoed and sunk bv a German submarine to day off Aldeburgh, n watering place off Suffolk, Knglund. The vol was bent to the bottom, it is alleged, without warning. Some of tho crew were wived, but others aro iniin;r. The imiU of tho steamer remain above t lie Huter. New British Note Coming. LONDON, Jalv 38. 'Iio new Brit ish note to the Uuited Stale in the course of prefeiratiott will Its an nin jiliwifiMitlMtu of the original Ameri can contraband note which arrival hi YubiiiL'tn Mih1mv. It will tuli- np the iiur-t(i,ii uliK It iia'- ili-.ui biua tilt, iil I Llti M UUUlJ. SUNK NO WAS ftfEDFOKD. EASTLAND RESCUERS B1MG OPT PHD BABIES' BODIES 30 ARRESTS IN Ey.dBfcMifciaMk: l: CHICAGO HORROR teWSWKm h dead list i .362 .ot tlio Uxtlc GERMANS FAIL NIGHI DASH Z PARIS, July 28. The official com munication Blvon out today by tho French war depaitmont read: "In Artols, to tho north of Sou chez, tho nermans, after a stroiiK bombardment, dollvorod lant night several attacks ngaiuat throe of our posltlonB. After n vory plrltod com bat tboy woro driven out of tho trenches whioh they had succeeded In ocnpjInK with tho oxcoptlon ot onn point whoio tboy retalnod twonty yards of a snphend In advance of our front. Tho town of Solssons was bombardinont yoatorday ovonlni?. "In tho ArKonno, in the vicinity of Fontalno-Aux-Chnrmofl, tho enemy undertook to mnko an attack, but they wero driven back to tholr trench es by our Infantry flro, "In tho rest of thu front tho night passod quietly. "In the Dardanelles there Is noth ing to roport, with tho exeeptron of soino slight progress on tho part of our troops on our right wIdk, to gether with activity by French avla tors who bombarded successfully tho now avlatlqn camp of tho enemy to tho north bf Chanak. They threw bombs on tho hangars and a gasollno supply station, causing a considerable outbroak of flames " CZAR'S UKASE CALLS 10 J'UTKOQHAI). Julv :! An im Mtnul ukun iuel today cull to the colore nn born i 1WM It is rejierUJ '' ' r ?, ordr in tthotit to be i.!il fur a Keneiul iiiobi' .iti 11 i'ii " .: v La. a. UPON SOUCHE OREGON, "WEDNESDAY, of Horror on I aco of Man Holding ELS BRITISH Contest Settles Down to One of En duranceRussia Euloflzcil For Stand Anainst the Kaiser Un parelleled in History Enullsh Fleet Strorujcr Than Ever. LONDON, July 2 Tho war has become and Is likely to contlnuo for somo tluio, n context of endurance, Premier Aaqulth tld tho house ot commons this afternoon, Avbllo mnk ing n gonoral revl w in moving the adjournment of paillMinout fro into morrow until Septiiuler 1 1. Iio said In part: "We should be ungrateful and In- Isensltlvo, Indeeil, If we dhl not reeog I nlse at this mnment the iiuleeerllMtble I gallant efforts bclux made by our Russian allies to t m the tide ot In vasion and to retulti inviolate thu In tegrity of their poHHcssioni. "I don't think In the whole of mil itary huUary there has bean a more Htftgnlfleeut example of dlwlpilne Imil eniluranee and ot both IndtTldaal and rolleetlre Initiative than lias been shown by the Itusslan army in tho hut seven weeks. "Our uew allies, ltaj. In tin tr carefully prepared movements arc steadily gaining round. al m.iKinK their way towards tbe ofcjMtiv w Ui U we believe In a very shart Umt will be within thtir rca 1 " The prem r n j i i: .! tbst IIih Ilrlt Uh goverm 'i i (i.t'ldt-ui In tin rui, r ' i ' Ht o,i. i it j. . i dome In tbe victory .ed I i .1 of both tbe (tvutiuiwJ tn iufco tune) IONGWAR.HARD ! WAR, Wlffl .1ULY 28, l)lo. Ills Dead llaby E OF E E KOMH. July 27, via Tans, July 28. The following ol'licml htateiueiit wis ihsued tniuuht by the lieadnunrt i r- ot the Ituluiu Kcncr.il stall: "In tbe Atone uilley we nie now in full poMCtfiiinii of tho heigbts on tlio right Mlope, huviii oucii)ied Monte LaveneMch mid the Pistiouii crest. I'Yom points domiuutin tho opposite lope the enoini'a artillery nttcmpled to hinder our operations, but without suecesH. After a long preparation by artillery of medium unlibie the enemy attneked with aeveinl de taelimeuts of infantry during tho uiglit of thu Sfltli. Although sup ported y iiiiiuoroiis miieliiiiu kuiih the troops wcie repulsoil. "In the Montonero region the struggle eontiiiiuNi uuabatud, not withHlamliuif a fog- whieli iio(iiitt the artillery from assisting in the oH'iiilinm. "At Pluva (he second operation undertaken to enlaige the hiulge hcud is developlnjr favorably. Hln the Careo plateau tho battle continued yesterday. Our tmopM ud ouccd along tbe whole front with grrat dah a ml holduess, eonrpierintr towards the left whig a strong posi tion on Han lliehele commundiuK the greater part of the plateau. After bring subjected, howeir, to a violunt cross fire from the enemy's artillery of all calibres, our forces were obliged to full back below the lieight where they are maintaining their po U ilmns." ' A. A. U. Entry Lists. ) NFW YOHK, Julv 'Jh. Anrfonnee mimii i tin oitiii.il ii-i ol' nthletes i I i II i.,iii, (! in (In- i li.nniloH- i ,i v iii hi villi hi I nuen 1 H I i t'.n ' i po-itiOH lli II ii'n , H I'iKli jiinier .mil rt-cord holder two .. : nl int iii the Sail ITALANS L E GAIN I Indictments For Manslaughter nnd Criminal Carelessness to Bo Re turned City Mourns as 600 Dead Arc Buried Black Wednesday Raising Eastland Begun. rillCAOO, July U8. -Willi 30 per soiw either under uncut or detained ns witncsHos, official impiiry into the sleniuur KiinIIuiiiI dWiiKler proceeded loduy in nu effort to t'iv reMpousihil ity und punish tho guilty. Indictmentfl ehnrjjinj,' uinnslnuchtor, erimiunl eiirelesfiniMH nnd Hiinilnr chui'giw are expected to be retiiined todny. Secietnry of Commerce William ('. Ucdfield directed tlio federal inu'wti Kilt ion. lie examined rcrordx of the local Hleamhoiil inspection serv ice nml conferred with offieiuln pre purutory to beginning the examina tion of witnesses tomorrow. Mayor Thompson returned from Sun PrnuciHcn on u speeiul train uud held conferencoH with tho city coun cil's committee which is conducting nu iiiU'Htiniition. While various invostipilioiiH worn in progress (100 vieliius of thu trne; uly were bchij; buried with uppro piiutu ccreinoiiic. Auto trucks, niiH nnd other vehicles were pressed into sorvieo to curry Iho dead through rain-swept streets. It wiih "hluc'k W'etlnosilm" in Ci cero nml the HiirrouudiiiK Hiihuihs where the pluiil nf Iho Wcxtern Klcctrio couipuuv is Nilimled uud whore u uuljority olilfm victims re uled. The dny wns designated as n day of mouruiug for the Kustluml dead ami the city officials honored the victims. Work of mishitr the luislhinil was hcKiiu but il will he at least ten days before tho stonnier is placed on its Keel uguiii and the search for the mixsiug resinned. lutc I'taurus on the dead uud missim;: Identified deud 82H. ruideiitified deud .'. Wosloin Kleelriu company's ro iscd list of missing n:)l. Tolnl i:kw. KxplalnliiR tho taking Into custody of V. K. aroonlmum, general man ngor of tho Indiana Transportation conipany, which lonsed tho Kastland last Saturday, Mr. Hoyno said: "Mr. (Iroonebniim, In responso to questlona nt tho Inquest admitted ho know nothing about tho Kastlund, but nddod that ho know or had heard that slio was not seaworthy," Othor agencies Investigating tho disaster nro continuing their worlc. Secrotary William C. Itodfiold of tho department of commerce, who Is hero on Instructions from Prosldent Wil son, said ho had not decided whether his Inquiry will oxtond to nil ot tho lako traffic or whothor It will bo con fined to tho Kastlnnd. "For tho tlmo being wo will conflno oursolvoa to tho caso In hand,". ho said. In rosponso to n proclamation by Mayor Thompson, Cblcugo obxorvcd today as a day of publlo mourning. Tho city hall Is closed and tho hurlnl of almost 700 of tho oxcurslonlstn ro corored fro mtho rlvor took plnco. Facilities nro lacking proporly to hniidlo tho funorals and eorvlcoa over an many nn thirty bodlog woro hold (Continued on pago thrco) ' CUP OF KAISER LOS AXnKi.l'.S, July 28.-Uun-dreds of singers, members of Oor mun singing sooiotiee in many eoat cities organized ns tho Paoifio Saen gerhund, arrived hero today to par ticulate in a mitsiu festival which will njion tomorrow nml continue un til Monday. A nmssivo gold eup presented by Finperor William ot Clenaany and a silvor trophy offered bv ISujporor Vrtuu Josef, of Austria, will be piiaee in vounl oontests be tween humeuso ehomsee next batur tlav and Sunday. One of the features ot the festival will he n ononis of 1000 voiees mid ciiuiM-Utio hiugiua: in Cariulbiaii dia lut l r the trophy of the Kmperor of A uluu, GERMANS SING FOR NO. 109 PIONEER IN FII TAKES 01 LIFE F. OssenhrL'soe Worried Over Busi ness, Health and European War Commits Suicide at Home Left Farewell Notes to Friends Promi nent in Medford's Affairs. F. O'wnlmijjue, u pioneer of Med ford, former city doiiucihnnn nnd Irensurer of tho Commercial club, nnd Inrg;o property owner committed sui cide thi1 momiiur nt his home, 401 South llivcrsit'e, by shootinp himself in tlio head with n revolver. Tho net wnfl eominilled between fi:00 nnd 7:00 o'clock. Notes left behind indlento Hint worry over business nf fairs, fuilini; health, nnd the. fortunes of thn flennnn nnny in tho rent stnig--(jle prompteil tlio deed. Ossenbruptio was nhoiit 70 years of ne, nnd woll known throughout tho city nnd vnlley wliero ho linil lived for 20 yenrs. Thero will bo no in quest. Tho news ennio ns n rIiocU to tho city, but intimate friends said Hint owiiiff to recent despondency it did not mirpriso them. Tho body wns found by Dr. Harbor nbotit 7:00 o'clock, when ho went to mnko his regulnr enll. OsscnbmpRO linn been under n physicinn's enro for somo time. Fnilint; to securo a ro sponfto to his kitoekR nt tho front door, Dr. Umber went to n window nn tho side nml peering through saw the outRtrctehed body on tho floor, with one ltnntl poised. It wns evi dent that slnndiiiK before n mirror, tho fnlnl rIioI vfns fired. Denlh was instantaneous. Xono of tho neigh bors heard tho rc'mtt. An investigation brought to light farewell lelers written to friends nnd relatives. In some (he thought wns expressed that he was tired of life. In others were written thu hopo that "enemies of tho Fatherland would bo punished." Tho Huropenn wnr wns closely followed by the dead man, nnd he took nn intense intrust in tho rising nml fulling fortunes of tho belligerents. Osseuhruggo had been n resident of tho Itoguo river valley for 20 years, during which time ho had been engaged in tho feed nnd implo ment business. Ho retired from thesa pursuits fixo or six yours ngo, nml dovoted his timo to his property in toroRts. Iio wnrt treasurer of tho Comoreinl club for n number of yenrs and nlso city couueihnnn for several terms. A daughter, Mrs. Walter Antic, nml n son living nt Itiieh, survive. The funeral uiiiiouiiceiiieut will ho made Inter, CHRIST GOMES AS IS ADVENTIST BELIEF f FORT WORTH, Texas, f July 28. Kight hundred Scv- " enth Dny Adcntists, camped "" " at Dolworth, between horo nnd " " Dallas, oxpoet tho "second "" coming of Christ" nnd tlio "" innrshnlliiig of tho Heavenly "" " nnny in the skitM," as boon ns "" " tho allies capturo CoiiHtnuti- "" "" iioiile, it wns niinoiinoed. "" f . 10 MAKE ESCAPE WASHINGTON, Jnlv 28. Consul DennuKm nt Dundcu, Scotland, re IKirtud to the etato department today (hat tlio captain of tho Aincriouu hip Leelanaw stated under oath to day ho huil "ondenvorcd to eseripo" nml only brought hfs ship to n stop nftor two waniing shots woro fired at him nt u distiuico nf two miles. Ho hud no complaint to mnko of his treatment by tho submarine com OFD PON NCY LEELANAW D ?S"Jn K5S m rV-l fTr P!