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Keep in touch with the scenes at scat of war by ;
seeing them. j
I Admission 5c and 10c. kj
Vessels to Carry American
Foodstuffs Abroad Con
gress May Appropriate
Fresident Considers Presenl
Emergency Requires
Prompt Action by
United States.
Washington. &.ug io. President
Wilson today approved a plan to
have the oprnmonl buy ;i number ot
ships to he used in taking American
foodstuffs abroad.
It was tentatively agreed that an
appropriation of $26,000,000 would be
asked ol congn - tor the purchase of
the ships.
Tin3 president conferred with Ben
ale and house leaders on the question
of developing and safeguarding the
Vmerlcan merchant marine, and the
purchase of ships and passage of a
bill under which the government will
undertake thr Insurance of wai risks
were agreed on. Bills carrying out
the plans will be Introduced in both
houses of congress immediately
Prompt Action Necessary.
After the conference, Secretary
Tumulty gae out this statement:
"i hc conference was about the de
velopment and safeguarding of the
merchant marine and every aspect ol
the question was gone over It was
recognized that the present emerg
ence called for prompt action to re-j
lieve a situation which can be re
lieved, If action is promptly taken. Iti
was agreed that a bill should be in
troduced in coneress providing for the
insurance of wat risks by the govern
ment "In addition to the agreemeut or
opinion as to the insurance bill there
Vas an extensive discussion of the
best means for immediately provid
ing ships to carry the goods now
vaiting for the markets Several;
plans were proposed and it was final !
1 agreed that a lull "dunrd l" drac n
and introduced at a very early date,,
which should provide for the purchase
of an adequate number of ships by the
government and their operation '
through a corporation controlled by j
the government, which now operates
ships as well as the railroad itself,'
iwid which is controlled by the govern-,
Call for American Withdrawal.
Laredo. Tex . Aug. 19. Resolutions
asking thai General Carranza's first
official act after he reaches Mexico
City be a request to the United States
to withdraw its troops from Vera
( i n, where thev are an ' affront to i
the Mexican nation' were adopted
Mondav night ai a mass meeting In
Ealtillo, according to travelers reach
ing the border.
After the mass meeting, a crowd
paraded the streets shouting ' Vivas'
for ( arranza and the constitutional
ists, and some cried "Death to Amer1.
cans," according to the information
brought hero.
i oo
Another Miller Bros. 10!
Ranch Feature at the Lyceum,
Thursday and Friday. Advertisement.
Brtt.sh Steamers Sail.
K Honolulu, Aug If. -The British
Steamers Niagara, bound for Aus
tialiun ports and Maiama bound lor
Victoria, B. C , which have been held
here for several days owing to fear
to capture by the German cruisers
Leipzig and Nurnberg, sailed for theh"
respective destinations at l" o'clock
DSt night. The Japanese steamer
Seiye Mam, bound for Yokohama, al
io cleared at the same hour.
Glasgow, via London, Aug. 19, 2:46
a mThe arrival at English ports
oi several food ships this week was
' the cause ol considerable satisfaction
to Englishmen
This week has Been tbe arrival here
o! the linor Columbia from Xe York
with 8000 bushels of rye and the
steamship Lofltia and Scandinartan
from ( anada with large cargoes of
grain. Besides these several large
ships have arrived from the Black sea
and from New Orleans with various
i foodstuffs Other ships are on tbe
way with fruit, dairy products wheat
I and sugar which will provide for Eng.
' land's wants for a considerable time
German Commissiariat Bad.
London. Aug 19. 5:15 a. m. "There
appears to be very little exaggera
tion in the accounts of the bad com
missarial arrange"ments in the Ger
man army," says the Brussels corre
spondent of the Times ' Prisoners
lu ought in b the French yesterdav
had beet roots and carrots In their
knapsacks Thev had been living on
these for several das On the other
hand the French commissariat is
working splendid! "
King Alfonso to Decide Attitude.
Madrid, via Parts, Aug. 10. 4 20
a m King Vlfonso, accompanied by
i Premier Dato. his returned from San
I Sebastian and will have Important
conferences with the French and F.ng
lista ambassadors in regard to Spain's
attitude toward the Buropean con
flict, it is stated.
Rome Issues Notes.
Paris, Aug 19, 11:15 a, m In a
; dispatch from Pome the correspond
I ent of the Havas genr says an Is
I sue of new paper notes has been au
thorized by royal decree. The notes
pre to be five and ten lire ($1 and
$2), to the amount of 350,000,000 lire
($70,000,000 entirely covered by Sil
ver in i he treasury
Bills of one and two lire 1 2" and
in cents) also will be issued.
Emperor to be Denounced.
London. Aug. 1!' 4 15 a m dis
I ;;t h to the Renter Telegram compa
ny from Bruseels referring to reports
thai the German crown prince had
been wounded says LePatrlote states
that the prince is reported to have
visited wounded soldiers at Harck-le
Le People slates that measure will
l- taken soon to submit to the Social
Democratic leaders of Germany a
manifesto stigmatizing the attitude of
Lniperor William and Imerial Chan
cellor )r. Von Bethmann-Hollweg as
in contempt of international law
Americans In Rotterdam
Rotterdam via London. Aug ID
4:20 a m. About 3(10 Americans ar
rived here late J csterday Another;
part of the same number is due lato
todav These refugees w ill sail on I
i ho steamer Ryndam Saturday.
Many German Vessels Captured.
London, Aug 19 3 55 a m. The
Dailj Express estimates that the num
ber of large German vessels captured
at sea by the British, French and Ku
3ian warships totals 200 with a ton
nage of one million tons and a value
of $300,000,000
The papers say that there are still
remaining at sea about 500 German
ships liable to capture at any mo
menl Thes ha-e a total tonnage
of 2.700,000 tons and a value of $7".
000 000,
Heavy Austrian Casualties.
London Aug if1 6:25 a.m. The Si
Petersburg I orresoondent of the Reu
lei Telegram company sas that i
Russian official communication re
lates a repulse of uslrian attacks on
the town of Vladimir in the govern
ment ot Volhynla, with heavy Austri
an casualties and a renewed German
attak on Eydtkuhnen with a division
of Infantrj and 36 guns
Danger Faces Americans.
London. ug 19. 4 13 a. ro A dis
patch lo the Daily Chronicle from Ge
neva says
"It is estimated that there are near
ly a million foreigners at present in
Switzerland. Food l plentiful bw'
very expensive
"Four Russians, alleged to have
been arm) officers, were shot today
al FriederlchShafen This indicate
that man- Americans who are strand
ed In border towns of German are
likeh to find themselves in grave dan
ger." Scrap of Paper Important
London Aug lt 4 a. m The
Time? gives an account of the final
interview between the British ambas
1 ador al fieri in Sir Edward Gosrhen
and the imperial chancellor. Dr. Von !
Speaking with great Irritation, ac-1
cording to the Times, the chancellor
expressed his Inability to understand
England's attitude, exclaiming: 'Whj
should you make war upon us for
B scrap of paper?"
The reference was to the treatj
sua ranteeing Belgian neutrality, Sir
Edward replied, in effect, that he un
derstood the chancellor's inability to
comprehend thr- British action, but
thai England attached importance to
the scrap of paper because it bore
her signature as well as Germany's
Demand on Turkey Denied.
London Aug. lf, 5:25 a. m. A dis
patch to the Reuter Telegram compa
ny from St Petersburg says that n
semi-official denial has been issued
of the Vienna report that Russia has
requested Turkey to permit a free
passage ol Russian warships through
the Dardanelles
Brotherhood of Artists to Care
for Wives and Families of
2,000 Co-Workers at
the Front.
Pans. .". a. m.. Aug. 19, The So
ciely of French Artists, the National
Sot ietv nt' Fine Arts, and oilier groups
have formed a committee under th"
title of the Brotherhood of rfists to
look after the wives and families of
20oo painters, sculptors engravers
and architects who are serving with
the colors
Count Casfillon de Saint Victor, the
well known aeronaut, who last year
became a Jesuit priest ai ( anterburv
England, has returned to join his old
regiment and will leave for the fron
tier in a few days
A further evidence today of a re-
I ll i w in i (li lu ruin'- ji vii.-
I tions which prevailed before the mob
ilization was the reappearance ot
flower girls on the city streets The
fact that they nad fresh cut flowers
for sale shows that the train service
can be used for something else than
the movement of troops and military
supplier. Nearlv all the flowers seen
in profusion in Tans during the sum
raer months come from the south oi
The restriction on military orders
against the use of any foreign lan
guage in telephoning still is operative
and rigidly enforced.
Americans Use Bad French.
Americans are not. as a rule,
known for their linguistic abilities In
speaking with friends, thev often, aft
er a few words in imperfect French,
lapse into their own tongue Imme
diately thev are interrupted on the
wire with the curt instruction that the
use of a foreign language is not al
lowed They follow protests and ex
postulations and finally the resump
tion of the conversation In French It
has some times happened that when
Americans were talking In French
laboriously and to the bC6t oi their
abilitv, they have been told to cease
speaking in a foreign language Ex
planations that French was being
used would bring an apology, but
tinkled with sarcasm.
Ambassador Hernck is an excep
tion Spei lal orders hae been SSUed
i.-i mittini: him to i onv ersc in IChl
Grand Jury Receives Numer
ous Protests Regarding
Transactions of Chicago
High Meat Prices Come First
Imports Fall Off Im
mensely in New
York. Chicago Aue. 19. A hin' that the
federal Investigation of recent In
creaaes m food prices miaht embrace
execution ol ertain Hoard of Trade
transactions was given by district At
torney Will.erson today 'I h.tr le
celved a number of complaints against
the l-:o,irr! of Trade relating to cer
tain operations there, but have not
ci had opportunity, Jn the rush of
other business to scrutinize them,
he said Consequently l prefer not to
disc u8s them now ."
Mr. Wilkerson said the grand jury
expected to complete the m . ei t, ,,,
of high meat prices first.
Imports Decrease Immensely
New York. Aug. 19. Customs house
reports made public todaj slum that
imports since the beginning of the j
European war have decreased Im
mensely. Imports for the week of
July IS were more than three million I
dollars above the figures tor the week
I of August 8 the lael io be compiled
Jgfk pmNE Twon0 MARKET
Ijjjjjj Charles KLarneo.
All Internal Grievances For
gotten and People Rise as
One Man to Fight
Bitterest Enemies Shake
Hands Even Jews Fight
Side by Side With
London, 4 -'0 p. m.. Aug. 10 "It
is Impossible to relate a tithe of the
amazing things that have happened
In Russia during the last ten days '
says a letter to the Dally Chronl. -le,
written in St. Petersburg on August
li' it continues:
Russia is not recognisable, or ra
ther that haunting beauty of Russia,
which those of US who live here grop
ingly and often sadly feel and love
has suddenly shone forth radiantly
from out of the heavy clouds of fail
lire and defeat that have hidden It for
so ma n v j ea rs
"Russia is full of moral energy. She
has never displayed It with the same
v igor as now at an period of her
historv Russia feels herself for
once to he morally in the right."
Internal Troubles Forgotten
"Russia's internal condition was de
plorable." says the correspondent
"The Roles, Finns and lews were em
bittered by i he government's polic
of oppression The Duma was divi
ded and helpless Strikes were
spreading There were serious riots
in St. Petersburg."
The writer adds:
"Few Russians wanted to fight for
the sake of Servia but when it be
came clear that the Austrian move.
' was only the prelude to (jerman at
tack on an apparent 1 helpless and
demoralized Russia, the feeling chanc
ed in an instant
"The general mobilization made all
Russia realize the situation The
peasants, the workmen and the stri
kers of the week before, clerks stu
dent?, teachers and lawyers, all drop
ped their work without a murmur and
joined the ranks.
Russia Rises As One Man.
"I had half expected mobilization
riots in the country districts like
those which occurred during ihe fa
panese war. but friends from the
south, the west and the east declare
that all Russia is as one man. Kv
erywhere the people are going to war
"to die fcr our country.' as the peas
anls sav
"The drink shops were closed and
all went soberly and Bternl expect
ing no easy ictories and prepared for
a long and hard struggle.
' For the first time in his reign, the
Russian emperor is cut off now from
! those German Influences that epged
him on continually to ruinous reac
tion His Majesty came out on the
balcony of his palace to greei an Im
mense throng of his people
Even Jews Lay Aside Grievances.
' The Duma gave stirring expression
io the nation's feeling The fanat
ical reactionary Pourishkevitch actu
ally shook hands with his bitter ene
my, the cadet leader, Milloukov. Rep
resentatives of arious nationalities,
the Poles, the Letts the Lithuanians,
the Russian Germans and most strik
ing of all. the Jews, stood up and de
clared whatever they had suffered
they would la aside their grievan
ces In this hour of great trial and
righl Bide by side with the Russian
people. Many deputies were moved
in tears
' Will the government be capable of
seizing this splendid opportunit for
making 8 permanent peace with all
Its peoples?'
Proud to Give All to the
Cause "Boys Safe in Arms
of the Father."
Paris Aug 19 11.15 a. in A wom
an with four sons in the French army
todaj walked slow h down the steps
of one of the municipal offices where
relatives are informed officially
whether soldiers are dead, wounded
or unreported She waa exceedingly
v. lute but her emotion was greater
than could be expressed in tears. A
liiend came up uulil.lv and said
"Have you good news0 1 am so
giad iny Jean is safo "
"Yes, they are all safe" was the
reply "They are safe in the arms
of the Father I am proud to glv
all to the cause
Xew York. Aug. 19. F W P.Ian
chard, a citv official of Txj Angeles,
was one pf the passengers on the
steamer United States., in yesterday
Iroru Copenhagen, who was glad to
escape from the war zone even though
steera-:i accommodations were the
best in could et Mr Blanchard wi
on his wav to St. Petersburg when
war was declared and was turned
I back at the border He lost all his
i li. iiiiiii-s ' On my way to Den
mark," he declared, ' 1 saw the Ger
; mans treat Inoffensive Russians most
Inhumanely, Russians were kicked
about the streets like footballs, worn
en and children Included Americans,
however, were net maltreated, as fnr
;k I know.'
See "John Barleycorn," at
Ogden Theater tomorrow
night. Advertisement.
American-owned Machines, 1
American-bred Horses and
Polo Ponies to Be Shipped
From England.
I Russian Woman Tells Trou
bles to Young Interpreter
Who Obtains Prompt
London, Aug 19, 0:06 p. m. Robert
P. Skinner the American consul gen
eral at London, today received a com
munication from Sir Edward Grey,
the British foreign secretary saying
the British government would permit
the exportation of American-owned
motor cars on proper representations
being made to the customs authori
ties. The government also is willing, the
foreign secretary said, to allow the
return to the 1'nlted States ot Ameri
can bred horses and polo ponies
which are not needed by the militarv,
though thp question of the military
fitness of the animals must first be
The Hny Scouts have been indis
penaable to the merican relief com
mittee an messengers and guides, but
the broad scope of their usefulness
was proved today when a scout acted
as an interpreter for a Russian wom
an who was unable to speak English
The scout a as Alexander Volkoff.
son of the Russian naval attache in
London He learned that the worn
an. whose husband is a naturalized
American lived 'n Pennsylvania,
that she had started with her baby to
visit her home In Russia, but had been
caught by the war in Germany and
had been forced to return. The wom
an is without funds and the Amen
can relief committee will pay her pas
sage back to Penns:-h ania
Fifteen Thousand Russians,
Exhausted, Famished and
Sick, Driven From
Heterogeneous Gathering of
All Classes Laborers, Ex
treme Poor and Business
Men Fare Alike.
Stockholm. Sweden, via London.
Aug L9, 1:06 p m. Fully 15,000
Russian refugees from Germany, most
of them exhausted. famished and
9l k. have gone through Stockholm
since the beginning of the war. From
L500 to 2000 have "arrived daily Ho
tels, barracks and schools have been
used lor their housing and are filled
to capacity every night
These unfortunates are a hetero
m ueous gathering from all classes
'rhere are wealthy women in furs and
diamonds, poor women in rags, with
half nukfd children in their arras;
priests in caftans. workmen in
smocks, and wealth) professional and
business men. all of them driven out
ol Germany.
Anions th refugees arp m number
of patients who say thy were driven'
out of hospitals in Germany Children
were separated from their fathers
atid mothers, while mothers lost their
children on the way. Husbands in
some cases remain prisoners iu Ger
many. A number of Polish women taking
the Mire ai Austrian baths neai the
frontier were forced to return by
wa) of Berlin and arrived here with
out money or news of their children
and husbands
Now Know What Poverty Mean.
1 now, for the first time in my
life understand what poverty means,
is a common remark made by the
Russian millionaires whose pockets
were filled with Russian money but
who were unable to buy one cent s
worth with it until the Swedes at Mai
moe came to their assistance, Rus
slan hankers, phvsiclans and profes
sors all lell the same story of an ex
hausting and foodless journey in con
soquence ol the Germans refusal to
ai cepl rubles.
M Armatschew skij. the governor of
Kalisse, Russian Poland and a num
ber of others, It is asserted, were
transported on a train with shaded
windows to an unknown place, where
hundreds of persons were packed to
gi ther in a barn for three days.
The municipality and citizens ot
Stockholm are giving all possible as
Blatance to the refugees and those
-ent on their journey are provided
with rations to take them through
Lapland, where there iM be difficul
ty In finding food for so many thou
sands ol strangers
PalmOUtb, Hngland, Aug 19 via
London. 11 16 a, m The L'nlted
Mates cruiser Tennessee, which
should have sailed at dawn today for
tin Hook of Holland on its mission or
relit me Stranded Americans In lu
rope, did not depart
IUnrv S. Breckinridge. United
States assistant secretary of war, In
explanation of the delay said
I had expected to receive informa
tion from all the European govern
ments promising safe escort for m.v
representatives In conveying treasure
to Hie different capitals I also ex
, 1
Tickets on Sale: j BB
fj August 22 23-29-30. 1 KM
Return Limit, 60 Days. j HaH
$40 Round Trip j itth
Tickets on Sale Daily to Sept. 30, n
Return Limit, Oct 31. SpS
Special Round Trip Fares j rfp
(PORTLAND $40.00 I M
SEATTLE $47.50 I
SPOKANE $40.00
Tickets on Sale Daily to Sept. 30. E f
Return Limit, Oct. 31. AuA f '
I For Further particulars call at or vllF P-
2514 Washington Ave. i j
Phone 2500 j! '
pected more definite information
through Ambassador Walter Hines
Page from the continent of Europe as
to the exact number of Americans
stranded in the various countries As
thi3 has not arrived, 1 must stay on
! until it does, so that I can instruct
my representatives exactly what to
I do
Wireless News Impossible.
It is impossible to get Information
, by wireless at sea in the war nrea, as
we have been asked not to use our
wireless in the war area. Therefore,
a 6ea we should be cut off from ev
erybody without having perfected our
I continental plan6.
"I shall remain here until I receive
all the information. "
The cruiser North Carolina, which
.in'hored in the channel all night,
left at dawn for herbourg The
Tennessee will communicate with her
by cable
American sailors here complain ot
the high charges for changing their
money They lose eighty cents on
eocb five dollar piece.
London. 1 2 40 p m. lug 19 The
American embassy, has been advised
by Henr S Breckinridge irom Fal
mouth, that he has instructions from
the secretarv of war at Washington
not to sail for the Hook of Holland
until so ordered from Washington
The embassy has no knowledge ol
the reasons for this delay. It is sup
posed here that negotiations regard
ing the movements of the Tennessee
are proceeding directly between
Washington and the continental gov
ernments concerned
Washington. Aug 19. Secretary
Garrison of the war department ad
mitted today that the cruiser Tennes
see, held at Falmouth. England on
her mission to relieve Americans
stranded abroad, was awaiting his or
ders, but refused to discuss the matter.
Grim Narratives of War Told
by Arrivals on Red Star 1
Liner Finland.
Captain Steers Ship Through
Mine Strewn Waters War
ships Stop Vessel in Spite
of U. S. Flag.
New York Aug. If First hand ,'
tales of the fight at Liege aud grim
narratives of the war sweeping Lui
ope came into port today on the Hps
of American refugees from the con
tinent aboard the Red Star liner Kin
land. Many of the Americans aboard
were without money or baggage;
some had been held as spies; Others
bad made their way on foot from the
Interior of Belgium to Antwerp amid
the scenes and dangers of warfare
and nearly all had stories of hard ;
ships encountered in their fllghl
With a Dutch pilot aboard. Captain
Barman steered his ship through a
little used channel of the harbor of'
Antwerp to the North sea, where he
found ihe horizon smudged with the
smoke of British battleships. In his
perilous passage through the mine j
strewn waters l here were no buoys i
io guide him His way lay over the
shallows and he had to lighten the
ship of all her water ballast to make .
the course without scraping the bot-
torn Time after time the ship ws
Stopped by war vessels, although she
flew the American flag.
.lames A Patten of Chicago, and;
his wife, passengers on the Finland,
said they were In Carlsbad when hos
tilities began. They left Immediately
for Antwerp At Nuremburg thev
were taken to guard house and rlK
Idjy cross examined before they were!
permitted to continue
With hut little food Mr and .Mrs j
Patten had to hire n hor6o and cart
to get from Herbsthal across the Bel-'
t m
gian frontier to Vervlers ft I
"From Verviers we proceeded bj
cart toward Liege. ' said Mr. Patten
" We had not progressed three mile? H h I
when w e came upon a party of Bel ,
gian engineers mining the road. They t.
had great piles of dynamite stacked W'-
! there ready to plant in the ditches fe
they were digging across the roadway E, I
"They advised we had better go tc j.-
Liege by another road, we hastened i
1 to do o. I
Americans Lie In Ditch. I
Two hours later another part ol Saa
Americans was halted at that very J
spot by n skirmish between the Bel- jf
glans and L'hlan6 They were forced If
to lie in a ditch while the Belgians
fired over them. Next day 3000 Ger s
ii 'ins were killed by the mines vvc I;
I had seen the engineers planting. I
"We arrived at Liege at 1 o clock t
on the afternoon of August 4 anc
managed to get a train for Brussel0 .
two hours later But we illd not leavf f
before we heard the thunder of ihe t
i forts cannon repulsing the first on
, slaught of the Germans The town sjb
was cold with fear"
Other passengers on board the Fin
lal 'I said that Mr Patten had bought I
steamship tickets for nine stranded
J Americans 1
I no
Ottawa. Om . Aug. 1? Canada s H
women do not want their husbands to
go to war and are wielding the veto I
power bestowed on them b the gov- (j
ernmenr w ith .su h effect that In some
Instances volunteer regiments have
been thinned to 5U per cenl ol their B-fl
membership. Thus far exceeds the
government's esijmate of vetoes. A
protest against their m n.ei v. ; man-- '
today lo Colonel Morrison, director of
Price Aug. 18. Montgomery, the I
1 0 J ear-old son of Mrs. Bradley of i
this city, was severely injured while 1
'uniting rabbits this afternoon. Hp I
was dragging his gun bv the muzzle
w hen the trigger caught and exploded ftfl
the gun the charge blowing away par;
ot his right band.
y woman I
who say. I cant save' generally
means they don t try to!
It's the bustling American, born
ir adopted, who gets there by
starting a savings account
Our Savings Department and 4
per cent interest ate for you. pay- j
;)de ipiarter yearly January.
April lu October.
Ogden Savings Bank I
Ogden, Utah.
M S erowning, President. j
L. R. Eccles, VIce-Presidont.
JohR Watson, Vice-President.
Chaf. H Barton, Cashier !
Made in Ogden by
Ogden People
John Scowcroft &
Sons' Co. )( M

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