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1 BLY HEIIIBf EDITION Forecast for Eastern Oregon by the United Mali's Weather Ohwrvee at Portland. DAILY EVENING EDITIGil TO ADVERTISERS. The Rait Ortgonltn has the largest pala elrrtil&tlua of tuy paer In Oregon, east of Portland, and over twlra the circulation la feodletoa ot anj otbar newspaper. Fair tonight and Saturday. COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER NO. 8591 DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1915. VOL. 27 T FORTS GUARDING GRODNO GIVE UP BEFORE GERMANS Retirement of the Garrison is Being Made in Good Order to the Right Bank of Nie'man River. CITY IS STILL BEING HELD Ai-rfvnl of Fresh German Forces and imiH Make Evacuation of portress Inevitable KuHHiani Offlctnlly Ad mit tliat wliolo or Boutin Ga-Ik-la May lio Abandoned. PEItLIW Not. 8. Von Hln dtuburg's force have ruptured tho fortmts f;rodno and also liav ovupiod the ell)', an of rid ol statement announced. After taking the fortress, the Germ ans cro"cd I lie Memen river to the. city where, they engaged the Russians In a ilcs)erato street battle. Other force further north lukvo crushed the resist ance offered by the Russian In the VI Ina region. Inflicting heavy losses. It wait announced. Three thousand were taken prisoners. FurUicr gains on the southern front were reported. PETROGRAD, Sept 3 The for tress of Grodno has surrendered. Though this last fortified position on the Kovno-Brest-Lltovsk line la in the hand of the Germans, the city of Grodno Is still held by the Russians. Tlio retirement of the main body of the fortress garrison la being; made In good order to the right bank of the Nlemen river. An official statement from the war office admitted the evacuation of the fortress. The withdrawal followed the capture of several of the outer defense west' of Grodno and the ar rival of fresh (lerman force and guns which made the capture Inevit able. The fortress was held only to cover the withdrawal of the Slave re tiring to the north and east. With the retreat accomplished, fur ther resistance ui abandoned. No booty fell Into the handi of :he Germans, as the same tactic were observed as Warsaw employed In the evacuation of the fortress. All am munition and guns were removed and mounted on the right bank of the Nlemen. When the Slava evacu ated the fortress the Germans were prevented from crossing the river and occupying the city. The Rus sian lines are now being reformed unr der cover of the Slav artillery. , German forces have captured Ollta, only three miles from tho Vllna G rod no railway. It was officially ad mitted the Russian forces In the southeastern front may abandon Ga llcia entirely. JAPAN FURNISHES RIFLES TO THE BRITISH TROOPS LONDON, Sept. 8. The British government has received hundreds of thousands of rifles manufactured In Jupan, It was learned. It la under stood the British troops at the Dar danelles almost entirely are equipped with these guns. Japan also Is re ported to have shipped Russia con siderable artillery. Pledges Being Secured for Junket Trip to Baker Fair On To Bakerl That Is the slogan of a committee which this afternoon is circulating a paper for pledges from citizens of Pendleton to make the junket trip to the Raker fair next Thursday. The committee, consisting of A. J. Mc Allister from the Commcrclnl associa tion, J. V. Tallman from Happy Can yon, and 8. R. Thompson f,rom the Rround-up, started out this after noon and by press time had enough names to Insure at least one special car for the trip. The car Is to be parked here next Wednesday evening at I o'clock to permit excursionists to go to bed at any time they desire. It will be at tached to the fa-it mail at 2:35 and will arrive at Raker at 7:55 a. m. The entire day will be spent in Baker end the car will bo brought back on the westbound fast mail, arriving here about 3:30 In the morning. The ear will be left here and the excur sionists will have the privilege of re maining In their bertha until I o' clock. The trip fare, Including a lower berth, Is $9.10, and, including an tpjer, 8:86. That Baker 1 making big plans to RAIDERS AT BAY GIVE BATTLE TO AMERICAN FORGE United .States Soldiers Surround Mexicans After Aviators Locate Hiding Place in Brush. CITIZENS ARM THEMSELVES Ewrjoue In the Region of I!rons vlllo Is lroariiig In Anticipation of a ieneru Rattle on tlio Rordcr Rand of 60 Mexicans l'acing An nihilation. BROWNSVILLE, Texas. Sept. J. American soldiers surrounded the Mexican murderers of Earl Donald ion and J. 11. Smith In a brush near Fresno early today. Karly this after noon the bandits were buttling for their lives. Three Mexicans, Includ ing one woman already have been killed, Reports declared a band of 50 or 60 raiders faced annihilation. Aviators, scouting ahead of the Am erican troomk located the Mexican They could not drop bombs on the bandits for fear of hitting soldiers who were scattered . through the brush and closing In. The brush Is so thick it was Impossible to see more than a few feet ahead. When the camp of the Mexlcana was located, however. It was Immedi ately raided and the bandits took to flight. The animals stolen by the raiders yesterday were recovered and a quantity of dynamite was found In the camp. Stanley Dodd, the surviving mem ber of the trio of Americans kidnap ed yesterday, said that Smith and Donaldson were tortured by the Mex icans before being killed.. The bot toms of their feet were cut off and boiling water was poured over them, Dodd declared. The heads and 'bod ies of the two Americans were rid dled by bullets. A Mexican killed In a skirmish yes terday when Dodd escaped, wore the i' n I form of a soldier of the Matamoras garrison. Posses are forming throughout the region. Practically every one is armed In anticipation of a general border battle. DIPLOMATS ABANDON HOPE THAT BULGARIA WILL ENTERTHE WAR NKRIU.VS REPLY TO PROPOSALS TO CKlK MACEDONIA NOT ISATlNFACrOIOr. PARIS, Sept. S. Diplomats almost have abandoned hope of securing Bulgaria's early entrance Into the war. Serbia's answer to the propo sal that Macedonia be ceded to Bul garia as compensation for the lat ter's participation on the side of the allies has not been made public, but It is understood to refuse sufficient concessions to Induce Bulgaria to de part from her position of neutrality. Serbia Is willing to join a conference to revive the treaty of Bucharest, It i3 understood. Bulgaria, however, Inrists upon definite pledges. receive the Pendletonlana is evidenc ed ty the following story in the Ba Uer Herald yesterday; When the Pendleton Round-up boosters reach Baker Thursday mor ning of next week, they will bo given a royal reception, according to E. G. Dedrii-k. chairman of a committee having for Its members George Mc Intyre and P. P. Correll, appointed by President Ernest M. Welch of the Commercial club, to entertain the vis itors. T. G. Montgomery will be marshal of the day and attired In buckaroo costume, will welcome the Pendleton men as they alight from the train. He will also act as toastmaster at the banquet to be given in their honor by Baker business men in the even ing at the Gelser Grand hotel. In the morning the guests will take auto- rides through Baker and in the afternoon they will have a spe cial reserved section of seats at tho fair grounds. Here some special ad vertlslng stunts will be put on for the Round-up. The Pendleton people will come in "wild west' costume and will probably "shoot up" the town with blank cartridges GENERAL VIEW OF GRODNO - " 4 L A. 1 - ifi ' ft A i jV i The fortress of Grodno has surrendered to the;jerman but the Rus the city to cover the retreat of the Slav garrison. Grodno Is less than 5 ALL ARE LOST AS TRANSPORT SINKS British Ship Strikes a Mine at tl.e Entrance to the Dardanelles-600 Bodies are Recovered. BERLIN. Sept. 3 A British trans port struck a mine at the entrance to the Dardanelles apd was destroyed with IS70 men, a Sofia dispatch I), S, WILLING TO SETTLE HER CLAIMS AT THE HAGUE ARR1TRATIOV IS ACCEPTABLE TO THIS NATION OVER LOSS OP LIVES. WASHINGTON. Sept. S. The fnited States Is willing to settle the Lusltanla and the Arabic reparation claims at The Hague, it was declared on high authority at the state de partment. This does not Include ar bitration on the points growing out of the torpedoing of vessels by sub marine as Germany has yielded on that issae. The settlement of repai atlon claimes relates only to the am ount the kaiser shall pay for the lives of the Americans lost when the liters were destroyed. NEWS SUMMARY Ceneral. Grodno is captured from the Rus sians. Raiders fi(:lit American troops on bonier. Hope, thnt Bulgaria will Join the allied Is almndoncd. Loral. Mrs. Edith lliu;lio charged with burning former husband's home. "Hilly" Walters seriously injured In auto accident. Esraed prisoners reported seen near California Gulch. Grand Jury returns 13 indictments. Or U.S.Navy Experiments in European Tactics ! r s " --r;" j i ' s Mr-"v-- ;',- v - - " - - - fi I - Mi - " h ' ' ' '! $ V ' ' - m " N ' ' " ; r - - - . ! t . ' ' B The picture shows the U. 8. tor-ible pedo boat Tripp In her war paint, which at a distance is said to resem - ' s-'yn its 4 r AfWSl LtJi V Of. 6ODN0ji stated. Those aboard, 320 officers 1250 soldiers, and 300 of the crew, were drownec c'x hundred bodies have been recovered. Liverpool Market (Now $1.72 Per Bu There is stifl a deadlock in the wheat market with prices virtually unchanged excepting that the Liver pool market is Btronger. No business Is underway here and apparently there has been little if any selling anywhere in the northwest. Portland. PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 3. (Spe cial.) Club 81 bid; bitiestem 85 bid. Chicago. CHICAGO, Sept. 3. (Special.)- At the close. Sept 96 bid; Dec. 92 3-8 bid; May SS 1-2 bid. Liverpool. LIVERPOOL, Sept. 3. Cash wheat strnnir. Id to 2d higher. Wheat Spot No. 1, Manitoba, lis lOd; No. 7. lis Sd; No. 3. lis 6 l-2d; No. 1 northern Duluth lis 1 l-2d. In American terms the top Liver pool price is $1.72 per bushel. TRIAL OF LEE DALE WILL ' BE HELD ON OCTOBER 4TH TENTATIVE DATE IS SET MANX OTHER CASES TO RE HEARD BEFORE IT. October 4th is the date set for the murder triiil of Lee Dale, who Is ac cused of killing Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ogllvy several months ago. Thers are sixteen cases set for trial before this one and it is Vfry probable that (Continued on page eight! waves. Many of the ships of the European belligerents have been painted in this manner and It Is sal1 thtit the plan Is very successful , . V ( a rt s 4 K ' sians are reported to be still holding 00 miles from Petrograd. END 0E WARFARE. IN EUROPE BELIEVED TO BE DRAWING N PEACE IS IN THE AIR PRESI DENT WILL NOT ACT UNTIL REQUESTED. WASHINGTON, Sept, 3. Peace is in the air. Pessimists are little heeded. Due note is being taken that Great Britain Is not enthusiastic over the German memorandum ac.. ceptlng the American terms in the submarine controversy. A semi-of ficial statement from the Whitehouse that the president will take no steps until they are desired by both sides Is not overlooked. It was conceded that Germany's peace tirms, tenta tively outlined by Von Bernstorff, must be limited and perhaps modified before the allies accept. Neverthe less .developments are regarded as tending toward peace. It was said recently that Germany's concessions to the United States in the submarine controversy might be "of such nature as to lead to further negotiations In the right direction." Today many diplomats are saying they believe the events are moving with moderate rapidity. It is not that much is being accomplished, but that the belligerents are throwing out "peace feelers." Powerfal Interests are encouraging them. The following are among the tan gible signs of this new feeling in Germany's concessions in the subma rine controversy: Germany's open declaration, by un official statement from Von Bern storff, that the Berlin memorandum was in behalf of securing American cooperation to end hostilities; the German ambassador's informal out line of Germany's peace terms; Sir Edward Grey's admission that at ltast the question of the freedom of the seas as advanced by Germany is negotiable. 2 Steamers Sunk. LONDON, Sept. 3. The Belgian steamer Roumane and the British steamer Whitefleld, each about 2500 tons, were torpedoed and sunk. The crews were rescud. In deceiving the enemy. The Tripp was painted In this manner for the benefit of the governors' conference in no-vloii In Boston. - 19 mir " rlti - i ' pi IS HUGHES SI TO FACE ARSON CHARGE: KfflE NT IS IN (,It M) Jl RY INVJTSTIGATIO.V RK KILTS IV TlirB IUI.L IT IS IlKIOIlTKD. Though the court officials have tiven out no information, it Is known beyond doubt that one of the indict ments returned this morning by the grand jury was against Mrs. Edith Hushes, divorced wife of Ira Hughes and that she is accused of the crime t arson. It Is reported upon good authority that the state charges her with setting fire to the house of hel husband near Meacham on Monday nisht of this week. When the indictments were return ed this morning, seven were wiih-ht-ld from publication because the par ties were not yet under arrest. Deputy Sheriff Joe Blakely is out with bench warrants this afternoon and It is said upon reliable authority that he bears one for Mrs. Hughes. The evidence presented to the grand jury implicating the former wife of Ira Hughes in the burning; of his house is said to be entirely circum stantial but. nevertheless, strong. It is said that trainmen testified that she went up to Meacham Monday evening and returned Tuesday morn ing and that residents of Meacham saw here there. Other evidence is also said to have been gathered. Hughes secured a divorce from his wife last winter on grounds of cruel and inhuman treatment. Since then. It is said she has been vainly endeav orlng to affect a reconciliation and more lately has expressed hatred tow. ard her former husband. Mr. Hughei was himself ope of the witnesses be fore the grand Jury. YOUNG IAN AND TV0 WOMEN ARE INJURED IN AUTO ACCIDENT BILLY" WALTERS BADLY HURT IDENTITY OF WOMEN IS NOT LEARNED. "Billy" Wralters, son of Fred Wal ters, well known local miller, is at St. Anthony's hospital with several bro ken ribs, many bruises and internal injuries that may prove serious and two women, whose names are un known, are also suffering from in juries as the result of an automobile accident which happened this morn- jlng about 7:30 on the Wild Horse yiiacadam road near the Rothrock I farm. The extent of young Walters' in juries his not yet been determined hy the physicians. Aside from the fractured ribs, there are many bruises on the arms, hips and back which are not expected to be serious. How ever, there are Internal hemorrhaRes which indicate injuries which may prove more grave. Several days musV eh pse before the physicians will be I able to determine how badly he is I hi rt. I The cause of the accident has not liken clearly learned. The car, which ;:s a small one. turned over when it swerved so suddenly that the steer ing wheel was wrenched from the driver's hands. It is supposed the cat struck a little chuckhole. Tr. E. O. Parker hurried up in his car and brought the injured ones to ;he hospital where Mr. Walters ut d one of the ladies remained. The in juries of the women are not seriotx, one leceiving a sprained ankle and the other a sprained arm while boU were quite severely bruised. Two of Escaped Prisoners Are Seen Near the Ogilvy Ranch; Officers on Trail Reports re lived here toda from beyond Tilot Ro k show th'. two of the escaped county jail prisoneis wi re near the Otillvy ranch yesterd. y afternoon an I were headed towui i f'turkey prmrio pursued by Sh-ri'f T.!or and Li uty James Eates The two men In question had arm ed theniselve-- by robbing a sheep t:np of a rlfip, revolv.-r and much ar.iuuinitloo.. Consequently there U a possibility they may put up a fiuht before submitting to arre-t. However, the offenses for which they were Imprisoned were scarcely seri cu enough to cause them to take such chances. John Bain and James Wyrlck were at the Ogllvy place yesterday hi d were Informed by James Stubhle fleld that he had seen two of the escapes traveling along a rldie head ed southeast. Near the same time 13 KiDICIilllS ARE BROUGHT 8Y THE GRAND JURY Four Men Who Escaped From County Jail are Among Those Against Whom True Bills are Returned. 6 ARE BEING KEPT SECRET Severml Jlnttersj Rrought Up for Or iginal Investigation Are Dismiss! Uxxie Kolhrock Is Indicted Bench Warrants I -MH'd for All Those Not in Custody. Thirteen indictments, six of which e.re withheld from publication by the court officials until the Indicted par ties have teen placed under arrest, were retuftied ibis morning by the grand jury, following a session of four and one half days. Among those indicted were Coleman Gray, 3. W. Raymond, James M. McCormack and Ralph Peale, th-s four men who ea raped from jail last Saturday and are still at large. Others indicted were J. M. Feeley, charged with the larceny of a set cf harness fiom L. D. Ackennan, Lizzie Rothrock, charged with indecent ex posure, and Robert Moore, c barged ith obstructing a public road. Gray was Indicted for assault with intent to rob, he being the man alleged to have held up H. Riedea at the point of a revolver. Raymond is charged with burglary not in a dwelling, it being alleged he burglar ized the Bradburn saloon at Pilot It'jck. McCormack alias Arle Arling ton .is accused of the crime of rape, he being the man alleged to have criminally assaulted a litle girl at Helix. Peale is accused of obtaining money under false pretenses. Moore, who Urea near Nye, la accused ot putting a building across a road. Two ol the remaining six Indict ments were returned against one man and bench warrants have been Issued for all of the persona not In custody. The grand jury returned no not true bills but dismissed several mat ters brought up for original investi gation. Having completed their la tors. Judge Phelps excused them from further duty after thanking them for their conscientious service. TALIS TAKE THE CITY OF ROVERETO; AUSTR1ANS RETREAT VICTORY IS HAILED AS THE GREATEST SO EAR OP THE CAMPAIGN. ROME. Sept. 3. Italian forces are slowly occupying Rovereto. Evacu ation of the city, about which desper ate fighting has been in progress waa begun by the Austrian. yesterday. The forts were blown up by the de fenders. The Austrians are now re treating upon Trent. 13 miles away. Before starting to withdraw, the Austrians demolished Italian monu ments In the cUy and ired the homes of Italians. From the heishts to which the dragged their artillery the Adrians shelled the ruins of Rovereto, after its evacuation, but the enemy guns were later silenced. The Talmns plan to enter the city at du.k. This is the greatest victory the Italian forces have gained in the campaign toward Trent. Sheriff Taylor and Kites were s-n on another rlfK'e. It Is pmmhIM the sheril'f caught a.'iiht of the em-npr though the facts us to tills ure not knun n. When seen by StubtilefleM the two tfcapes were moving toward the mountains and they m-iy exp" t t'l find nnftty In the wilds. The Identity of the two mn in u. not known. ei eating it Is known li ilph l'eil Is nutnne of the twsin The four escapes r Coleman Gry, J. M. M 'f'ormark. G. W. iUyii,ou 1 and R.tii-h IVale. A slriit'iinr feature of Urn ran Is that when -. ri yesterd ly th two es caped prisoners wer nmr the home of l I'a!, slaver of Mr and Mrs. I gllvy. This fai t caa. a su(i Ion IVile may have been involved tn ?te I lot to rx at e thouxh he hlmlf d1 not get iy.