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I Today's Metal Prices fit A tl iYil 'SLf X"'Y I 4 R E CITY ED I NEW YORK QUOTATIONS. Ill rll F I I I V 1 1 S M 2 I D I M B 1 1 TWELVE PAGES lead ?7.007.10; spelter,' $To.OO; p- dT k S .ndtuayr nWJnlgTlTSJd I per' 27.2528.00. tffe In Northern Portion Saturday. . " . FEARLilou, INDEPENDENT, PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER. . ' 1 j Fortysixlh Year-No. 262. Price Five Centa. OGDEN CITY, UTAH, FRIDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 20, 1916. Entered as Second-Class Matter at the Postofflco, Oflden, Utah IH Put Bulgarians to Mcraf ! i . Serbian troops on the western end of the Macedonian front are reported successfully continuing their vigorous campaign for Monastir. Through Paris today comes official announcement of the capture of the ; village of Velyeselo within the bond ' of the Corna river southeast of Mon- astir. The Bulgarians are said to have '. suffered heavy losses, including 100 men prisoners and three cannon and to have been put to rouL The situation in Greece remains ex : trcmely confused. News despatches ; from Athens, long delayed in transmls ' sion and recording the development l of the situation there only up to Wed I ' nesday night, report turbulent condl ; tions in tho Greek capital. Greek 1 : reservists there are said to have taken I the laws into their own hands, de ; spite the presence of strong contin gents of entente marines, with the ' Greek authorities doing virtually noth '. ing to control them. King Constantino is reported to have told the British minister at Athens, that the allies, having de prived him of all power and recog ' nized the provisional government of : Saloniki, had better address future proposals regarding the course of Greece to the Venizelos revolutionary government. f! Rumanians Driven Back. Bucharest, Oct. 20. Via London, 4 40 p. m. The Rumanians have tak en the offensive in the Oitze valley ' through which the Austro-German armies invaded Rumania, the war of fice announced today. They have r driven back tho invaders to tho fron tier. The repulso of attacks on other parts of the front also is reported. i Situation In Egypt. r London, Oct. 20, 2:50 p. m. An of ficial report today on British military a operations in Egypt says: "Forty-five SenoUoi prisoners were i captured on the 17tb by ono of our patriots in the Dakhla oasis after a brisk encounter." Quiet in Somme Section. ' Paris, Oct. 20. There was no in fantry action last night on the French front in the Somme region, says the 'i official statement issued this after- ; noon by the French war department. In Lorraine, German surprise attacks against French posts in the region of i Bezanges were repulsed. Capture of Brod. Saloniki, Greece, Oct. 20, via Lon ' don, 2:30 p. m. The capture of Brod :. and Velyeselo is reported by Serbian army headquarters as follows: "On October 19 wo continued our attacks on Sokul mountain. Tho army of General MIschitch met with an Inv V portant success. It defeated tho 44th, ! and 28th Bulgarian regiments, occu:j pled the villages of Brod and Velye-; ; Belo, two miles north of Brod, and captured four machine guns, three guns and eighty prisoners." ' ! Fierce Fight in Progress. Berlin, Oct, 20, by wireless to Say ! ville. The battle between Austro German forces and Rumanians on tho frontier ridges of Transylvania 13 pro ; gressing, says today's official Ger i man statement, while In the Ruman ian province bordering tho Black sea ' the fighting between the Russo-Ru-manian armies and tho forces of tho Central Powers became" more lively ' ' The text reads: ' j "Transylvania: On tho frontier 1 1! ridges the fighting progresses. Army I group of Field Marshal von Macken aen: The fighting activity on the ;r Dobrudja front became lievlier." Germans Retake Trenches. Berlin, Oct. 20, by wireless to Say vllle. The greater part of the trench es on tho road between Eaucourt .'. .L'Abbayo and Le Barque, which were X captured by the British on October 18. were retaken yesterday by German troops In a counter attack, according b.f to the official statement issued today Sat the German army headquarters. Attempts made by British detach ments to advance laBt night north of n Courcelette and east of Lo Sars, the 'f statement adds, failed. I In the last greatest attack on the 1 German positions in the Somme re f glon, the British used several tanks and three of them were destroyed by the German artillery fire, the stato 1 Went declares. Tho German statement regarding i tho Somme front says: il "During tho rainy weather the mu $ tual artillery duel on both sides of Jj the Somme continued lively, j "Tho largest part of the trenches i "tvest of the road between Eaucourt L'Abbaye and Lo Barque, taken by the English on October 18, was cap- tured by an attack. In the evening i hours advances of English detach ! ments north of Courcelette and east ; of Le Sars failed. "As only now reported, tho English 3 during the last great attack used it Bomo of their much trumpeted ar- mored automobiles or so-called tanks. 'f Three of them are lying before our I lines having been destroyed by our $ artillery." i Germany's Legion Collapses. f5 London, Oct. 20. 1 p. m. A dispatch from Berne, Switzerland to the Wlre t; leas Press, says: 1 "Germany's Polish Legion has col fej lapsed. After long efforts and coer Bj clve pressure, Germany and Austria- 1 Hungary succeeded in enrolling 18, 000 Poles. They were divided into six brigades. "Four brigades mutinied at the be ginning of October and they were disarmed and imprisoned in tho Brest-Litovsk barracks. The rem nants of the legion are sent to tho in terior of Austria, the troops being considered unreliable." Redoubts Heavily Shelled. London, Oct 20, 1:25 p. m. The following account of operations on the French front was given out hero to day: "Last evening Stuff and Schwaben redoubts wero heavily Bhelled by the enemy. "During the night two small raids wero carried out against tho enemy's trenches in the neighborhood of Loos." Serbians Capture Plateau. Paris, Oct 20. Tho war office an nounced today that the Serbians have captured the plateau and village of Velyeslo on the western end of the Macedonian front, putting the Bulgar ians to rout. The statement says heavy losses were inflicted on the Bulgarians. The Serbians captured 100 Bulgarians and throe cannon. Velyeselo is two miles north of Brod, a town on the Cema river, the capture of which was announced yes terday by the French Avar office. Sofia, Oct. 19, via London. Oct. 20. Heavy fighting in the Cerna bend is reported in an official statement is sued by tho war office today. Serbs Are Halted. Berlin, OcL 20, by wireless to Say ville. The forward movement of tho Serbian forces In the bend of the riv er Cerna, in southern Serbia, has been halted by the troops of tho central powers after a temporary Serbian suc cess, says .tho German official state ment issued today. Bulgars Take Offensive. Bucharest, Oct 20, via London, 4:50 p. m. The Bulgarian and German forces in Dobrudja have taken the of fensive along tho whole front. They have forced back the Rumanian left wing, the war office announced today. SWEDISH CREW LANDED. 'Copenhagen, Oct. 20, via London, 12:40 p. m. The crew of the Swedish steamer Normandie landed today at Frederikshaven, the most northerly seaport of Denmark. Their vessel was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine. The Normandie was of 1342 tons gross. She was 232 feet long, 35 feet beam ,and built in 1905. oo WAR DESOLATION ' SEEN JNFRANCE No Plague More Ruthless Than Terrible Engines of Destruction. DISTRESSING SCENES British and French Domination Absolute in Air and Ar tillery Fighting. Ottawa, Ontario, Oct. 20. Tho ter rific destruction wrought on tho bat tlefields of France is described in an official communique, taken from a Canadian officer's reports which has been made public by Sir Sam Hughes, minister of militia. Incidentally the communique reiterates the claims of the British leaders in regard to tho superiority of tho allies in tho air and artillery. In the latter respect the Canadian officer says that the allies are firing five shells to the Germans' one. Describing tho desolation caused by the tremendous struggle, the com munique says: "Never has tho human agency con trolled such engines of destruction, nor has war ever so profoundly Im pressed itself upon the face of nature. No plague could be more ruthless, no natural more devastating." After describing tho peaceful scenes in the rear of the battle lino, the perfectly tilled fields, tho farms cultivated to tho lsat inch of their available space and after paying a tribute to tho "brave, silent industry of the women, tho old men and tho children," of France, the communique continues: Scenes of War Distressing. "The transition from this scene of beauty, peace and ancient prosperity is infinitely distressing. Fields aro given over to the trammeled rows of tethered horses and aro disfigured by a variety of encampments from or dered white tents to huts of rusted biscuit tins and low discolored shackB of nondescript material This area of active occupation gradually thins and abuts a region of more sinister appearance. Here trees havo broken bodies and the houses seem pained for their roofs are rent, their windows gone, their walls are scarred and pierced. But the full view of the land of war is reached with the crossing of the black, greasy slopes east of Albert with their chalky scars cut by by the long lines of trenches. "The view suddenly sweeps into tho valley. Bcforo La Boisselle there were the original German and British lines on July 1st This was the outer wall, the stoutly resisting shell of the de fense through which the indomnitable English had fought their way and so permitted those who followed, other English, Australian, South African and Canadians, to come and deal their blows. "Of La Boisselle there is more upon the map than on the ground. A few shattered trunks, hero and there a splintered beam, perhaps a corner stone or two, some cellars roofed with wreckage. Otherwise only the upheaval of tortured earth, mino craters, heaps of rotting white sands, choked trenches and a dreary little old pile of wire, cans and human rubbish remain. Twin City of Desolation. "On the left is the twin city of desolation. Ovlllers, and between the two the white road runs beyond and mounts to the level of Pozieres. Po zieres shares tho fate of La Boisselle. No hand could trace the outlines of a single house or garden plot There are no bricks or beams which could be used in restoration. As a village, Pozieres has disappeared. "Just beyond Pozieres and still be low the summit runs the . line of trenches first occupied by the Cana dians. These are in tho midst of the ground which has most suffered. Hero is the acme of destruction. No grain of surface remains undisturbed. There is no room for a fresh shell hole. Nowhere is the power of mod ern of modern artillery or the thor oughness of preparation better typi fied. We havo literally blasted our way forward. Ruin appears not only in the devastated earth and tho crushed houses, but also in the sadder waste of human life. ThaUisinlLi ground sacred to the memory of our dead. Also, in the scarcely defined trenches of the enemy, the German corpses lie thickly." Dominating the Air. In regard to the situation in the air, the communique says: "In this respect the British and French domination is almost absolute. Here all day long we watch our planes circling above our heads. Closely they come and go with the speed and alert ness of birds; far off they seem to hang suspended in the sky. Occasion ally a flight of five or more planes, intent upon some special mission, go over high up and disappear into the distant mist. So rarely do the Ger man machines that some men who have been here daily for a month have not seen a single one." oo GERMANS DEFEAT Storm Positions in Galicia, Take 2050 Men and Eleven Machine Guns. Berlin, Oct. 20. By wireless to Say ville. German tropps yesterday stormed Important Russian positions with adjoining lines on the west bank of the river Narayukn, In Galicia, and repulsed sanguinarily counter attacks "DUKE OF BRUNSWICK, SON-IN-LAW OF KAISER, WAR'S MOST PATHETIC FIGURE psll ffe jtx Mi V 1 The Duke of Brunswick and his duchesa The Duke of Brunswick, the kaiser's son-in-law, one of the most bril liant leaders in the early days of the war, has not been mentioned in war dispatches for some while. While on the eastern front the forces he com manded were lost in a treacherous marsh and the incident unseated the duke's reason. Ho has lost his mind and requires constant attendance. says tho German official statemenl issued today. The Germans captured fourteen officers and '2,050 men and took eleven machine guns. The statement reporting operations in Russia and Galicia says: "Several Russian counter attacks broke down with heavy losses in front of the positions which we had gained north of Sviniusky on the Stokhodj ji'iver. . I "Southwest of Svistelniki, on the west bank of tho Narayuvka, German battalions stormed an important posl-' tlon on the heights and sanguinarily repulsed attacks made to re-conqucr the lost ground. Tho enemy left four teen officers, 2,050 men and eleven machine guns in our hands. "In the southern part of the Car pathian forest which is covered with snow the enemy was thrown from tho summit of Mount Rusului." GREEKS TAKE LAW II OWN HANDS Officers and Men of Athens' Garrison Go Over to Na tional Movement. London, Oct 20, 11:05 a. m. Ex tremely turbulent couditions in Ath ens on Wednesday night aro reported in a dispatch from Router's corre spondent at the Greek capital, sent that evening. Greek reservists have taken the law in their own hands de spite the presence of strong entente detachments of marines, who are given virtually no assistance by the Greek authorities in maintaining order, tho dispatch declares. "Tonight." tho message reads, "it is evident that tho reservists aro out of hand, for despite the fact that Lstrong cavalry forces are esporting the French and Greek soldiers spread about everywhere, the reservists as sembled in groups are taking the law into their own hands and the Greek forces, for the maintenance of order, do not dispose of them. French Censor News. "Tho chief officer of the French police control, has informed the edi tors of tho anti-Venizo press that be ginning tomorrow tho French will ex ercise a newspaper censorship and that newspapers printing anti-entente articles run tho risk of suspension." The foregoing while bringing the developments in Athens only up to Wednesday night, is the latest report to be received on the situation there. Twenty-five officers and COO men of the Athens garrison havo gone over to the national movement and left for Saloniki, according to an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Athens. Newspapers announco that Janina, in Greek Epirus, also has gone over to the revolutionists, but official con firmation of this is lacking. London, Oct 19, 11:51 p. m. A Reuter dispatch from Petrograd says that the budget of 1917, submitted to the duma and council of the empire, has been framed in view of the prob ability of tho war lasting for the whole financial year. Revenue and expenditure balance at a total of 4,07S,000,000 rubles, this being tho first time the Russian bud get has reached four billion. Tho ex cess expenditure over the real rev enue, amountingt o 73,000,000 rubles will be covered by credit operations. Tho receipts from the sale of intoxi cating liquors, which in 1913 were ap proximately 100,000,000 rubles, now aro estimated at only 50,000,000 rubles. An explanatory memorandum attached to the budget points out that tho taxable resources of tho empire havo increased almost .entirely as a result of tho enforcement of temperance. uu Read the Classified Ads. THREE BABY LIONS HAVE CHRISTENING PARTY AT CENTRAL PARK ZOO AND ALL THE BIRDS AND THE BEASTS WERE THERE 'V ' Tho three baby lions newly arrived at the Central Park Zoy The christening party held at tho Central Park Zoo. New York, recently was the occasion of naming three brand now baby lions, nono of whom had had a name before. All the birds and the beasts wero there, as the old song goes. The baby lions were named Isabella, Guayama and Aguadilla, but they wiggled around so much while being named that no one is sure now whattheir names aro separately. ----- L - 1 8 A 0 Brother-in-Law of Jos. Goss Crushed by an Engine. Don C. Bassett of Salt Lake City, a brother-in-law of Manager Joseph Goss of the Orphoum theatre, was in stantly killed yesterday evening about 200 yards north of the Riverdale crossing, when he was struck by the engine of Union Pacific passenger train No. 22. Tho tragedy marked the finish of a trip from Salt Lake to Og den, which Bassett was making in his automobile in company with A. Finch, George Seaman, L. H, Hadley and E. Perrlngton. These four were not in jured. The party, according .to an Investi gation made last night and today by Trainmaster W. H. Shelver of tho Union Pacific, Mr. Goss and county officials, was seen by two residents of Riverdale to reach the railroad cross ing. Hero tho automobile was turned onto the Union Pacific right-of-way and driven about 150 yards north on tho tracks, crossing a cattle guard, it was driven about 50 feet further north between tho two tracks. At this point, it was learned last night from the four companions of Bassett, the headlight of train No. 22 was seen ap proaching from the north The automobile, being boxed in by the two tracks, they left it In tho meantime, a westbound freight train was' approaching and the -engineer, seeing the red tail lights of tho auto mobile, brought his train to a stop and wlUstled a warning to the engineer of train No. 22. Tho warning was heard by Engineer Frank Gunnell of the passenger train, who threw on the emergency brakes. He was too late, however, to avoid hitting the automo bile, one sido of which was totally demolished. The train came to a stop within five car-lengths of the spot where the auto mobile was struck and Finch, Sea man, Hadley and ' Perrington were brought to the Ogden depot in the ca boose of the freight train, it being thought that they had been the only occupants of the automobile. They appeared in a dazed condition, due, it Is believed, to an over-indulgence in liquor, and wero not able even to rec ollect how many wore in their party. When they arrived at the Union passenger station, ono of the four re called that the original party num bered five. On getting this informa tion, Trainmaster W. C. Shelver re turned to the scene of tho accident with an engine and caboose. Assist ed by the engine crew, he searched the brush at tho side of the track and the body of Bassott was found in a ditch nearly 50 feet distant and di rectly west of the Riverdale canning factory. It was carried to the factory platform and was removed from there to tho Kirkendall mortuary in Ogden. From tho circumstances surrounding the tragedy, it is thought that Bassett left tho automobile with his compan ions, but failed to get clear of the track in time to avoid being struck by the passenger train. His death is supposed to have been instantaneous as he suffered a fractured skull, sov eral broken ribs and a crushed right arm and left leg. Tho four men who were with him last night could not be found today. The men In charge of the passen ger train wero Engineer Frank Gun nell and Conductor Dick Robins and those in charge of tho work train wero Engineer Robert Sharp, Conduc tor T. O'Keefe. T. H. Manning was the fireman of tho latter train and iA Driving Force of i 30,000 Imagine a great array of 30,- j! 000 people working for you for 25 cents a day; 30,000 people !; read tho Standard the most prosperous people in tho world. 5 Make them an attractive offer ) .Jn a Want or Display Ad. and !; you will havo 30,000 people !' building your income for 25 !' cents a day. ATTEMPT I TO KILL I WILSON I Man With a Knife Jumps 1 H On Automobile in Pittsburg. 1 1 Pittsburg, Pa., Oct 20. President . Wilson and William J. Bryan, former ijf secretary of state, met here today for the first time In months. The prosl dent stopped in Pittsburg for an hour iH and a half on the way from Chicago to Long Branch, N. J., and Mr. Bryan came here on the way to speak at Johnstown, Pa. As soon as the president arrived at the station, the former secretary of state entered Mr. Wilson's private car and the two men shook hands. A 'H large crowd outside the car witnessed the greeting. The men spoko together only for a moment or two, then left the ll The appearance of Mr. Bryan caused 1 'M a five-minute delay in an automobile ' tour of Pittsburg, arranged for the 1 president. Automobiles of the presi dent's party were waiting outside of the station, and President and Mrs. Wilson Immediately entered one of them. Mr. Bryan and Secretary Tu multy rode In another. On the ride here, the president lost his hat and the automobile was stopped, while a 'secret service man recovered ft. A man, apparently a workman, with a bag of tools, jumped ,H on tho running board of the automo- iH bile, but was knocked off by secret ' service men. The man chased tho president's conveyance for a block beforo he was arrested by local de- I tectives. Tho prisoner gave the name of Richard Cullon, aged 22, a machinist H of this city. On his way to the police H station he told the polico that he was not at all satisfied with President Wilson's conduct in tho European war. In the bag he carried was a knife with a blade five inches long and a bottle of liquid which the po lice are endeavoring to analyze. Also In the bag were several wood chisels. Il The prisoner is held by the police for observation. - C. B. Higgins and J. F. Spracher, brakemen. Don C. Bassett was 40 years of age i and a native of Salt Lake. He was i a salesman employed by the Art Nov elty company, and lived with his wife i H and three young sons, Don C, Jr., f Ralph and Dexter, in the Frances , apartments, 467 East Fourth South street, Salt Lake. Mr. Bassott owned his car and fre- quently made business trips into the j surrounding territory. Yesterday IH morning he left Salt Lake accompa nied by a number of business friends, for Ogden. WM Besides his wife, who, before her j IH marriage, was Miss Charlotte Goss, I 11 Mr. Bassott is survived by Freeman 1 IH Bassett and Allan Bassett, brothers; IH Mrs. Cora Reyser of Garfield, a sis- : IH ter; Fred C. Bassett, a half-brother, ' and Miss Lois Bassott, a half-sister. j iH He was the son or the late C. H. Bas- , sett His father, one of Utah's plo- i neers, died several years' ago, but his Pl mother, now residing in Idaho, sur- , vivos him. VON KLUCK HAS QUIT M ARMY I Berlin, Oct 19, via London, S:45 'Fl p. m. Field Marshal Alexander H. R. ' fcH von Kluck, who commanded the right iV.H wing of tho German army in Its sweep 'Hl toward Paris in tho fall of 1914, has iKI been placed on the retired list at his own request Ho had never returned , to the front since ho was wounded by shrapnel fire In March, 1915, while inspecting advanced positions. Tho 'iH field marshal was 70 years of ago last 1 'H May. The Ogden delegation will give a army took an important part in the 'jH Gorman advance toward Paris in Sep- . tcmber, 1914. His advance halted about thirty miles from tho French 'jl capital and his force, with the rest of tho Gorman army, was checked ; and driven back in the battle of the 1 KH Marne. HH r : a ! Two Free packages of Sunripe Pancake Hour ; H With each Want Ad for tomorrow's Standard.