DAILY EVEIilHG EDITION
DAILY EVEfiiilG EOIIIQ'1
TO ADVl.lt T1SKIIS,
Koreea.sl for Pastern Oregon by the
United Staler Weather ohaerter
K.iir tonight; Thursday fair. irm-
The East Oregon tin ha the largest paid
flrculatlou of any pnwr In 4JrK'u, efut of
t'urtiand, ard ovwr twli the circulation In
l'eudletun ui aur other newspaper.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMB
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER " -ty
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HOLDS FOE BACK
Ifl RIGA REGION
Firm Stand is Being Made in En
gagement That May Solve the
Fate of the Baltic Seaport.
GRAND DUKE NICHOLAS OUT
Ciar Takes Command of the Rus
sia n Armies Itctreat Actons Gall
clan Frontier la Itolitjr Mulo Or
derly and In Accordance With Pro
urruiigcd Plans, Say IVtrognul.
PETHOfJ RAD, Sept. 8. Russian
artillery today la holding the Ger
mans In check In the Riga region.
While the Slav are ndmlttcd to have
retired across the (iallcia frontier
east of Prody, on the southern ex
tremity of the battle front, reports
from the war office emphasized that
the Russians are standing firm In the
crucial engagement to the north.
From a point east of Grodno to
Kovel, the Slav center la gradually
benlng Inward, but the retirement Is
being made In good order and In ac
cordance with prearranged plana. At
several points the retirement l be
ing baited for the delivery of heavy
and successful counter attacks.
PKTROaRAD. Sept. 8 The
Grand Duke Nicholas has been su -
percedefl In command of the Russian
forces by the ciar and has been ap-
pointed viceroy of Caucasus, It wa
officially announced today.
I'ETl'.OdRAD Sept. 8. Other
shakeups In the Russian military or
g:ini;UI"n are promised as a result
of the Slav retreat from Warsaw. Tho
ri.ir Intends it Is said to personally
reorganise the Important departments
o the government. With the an
nouncement of the srund duke's
transfer a letter from the raar to the
deposed commander was mado pub
lic. The czar thanks his cousin for
his sen-Ices and expresses regret
that "ill health'' should have caused
tUClil.IN. Sept. 8. German forces
have captured Volhovsk, an Import
ant railway Junction, 48 miles south
east of Grodno It was officially an
CZAR TAKES COMMAND
OF RUSSIAN ARMIES
PA HIS, Sept. 8. "?.ar Nicholas has
taken over command of the Russian
armies, uceordlng to announcement
News of this action was received
here by President Polncalre In a dis
patch direct from the czar. It said:
"In placing myself at the head of
my valuable, army I take particular
plensure In addres.slng you, Monsieur
President, with most sincere wishes
for the grandeur of France and vic
tory fur her glodlous armies.'"
President Polncalre replied to Czar
Nicholas as follows:
"I know that In taking command
your majesty intends to pursue the
enemy energetically and until the fi
nal victory of war Is forced upon the
M Is not known whether the action
of Czar Nicholas in taking over the
command of his unities means tho
elimination of Grand Iluke Nicholas.
SENATOR CHAMBERLAIN TO
BE GUEST AT ROUND-UP
ACCKITANCE OF INVITATION RE
CKIVKI) WILL KFE SHOW
FOR 1TIIST TIME,
Senator Oeorge E. Chamberlain of
Oregon will be one of the distinguish
ed guests at the 1915 Round-up, an
acceptance, of the Invitation sent him
recently having been received this
morning. This will be the senator's
first Itouml-up as-his duties have
kept him at Washington In the past
during the annual shows. The fol
lowing Is his letter of acceptance.
"I beg to acknowledge the receipt
of your very cordial letter of the 6th
tnstnnt, asking mo to be the guest of
the Hound-up and Pendleton during
tho sixth presentation of your drama
of the west. Unless something hap
pens to prevent I want to leave here
on the evening of the 13d and be
with you on tho 24th and 25th In
stant. I assure you that I appreciate
the honor Implied by your very cour
teous Invitation, and I am very anx
ious to be with you at a celebration
which has achieved a national repu
tation. "Yours very sincerely,
"O. E. CHAMBERLAIN."
Oftenest when Opportunity knocks,
It Is not so much a case of nobody
home as It Is "nobody home." '
Peace Negotiations May Come Soon
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1 Munslgnor Russell.' of Washington
anA cardinal Clbbuns, photographed
outnido the Whltehouse after their
cal on president Wilson, tu present
ja fr peaCe from Pope Renedtft
Break With Austria Seems'
Likely Over Dumha Affair
WASHINGTON. Sept. 8. President
Wilson smashed another precedent
today when he called on Secretary
Lansing at the latter's office for a
conference believed to have referred
to Ambassador Dumba of Austria,
who recently admitted ho was Insti
gating a plot to cripple American
munition plants by calling Austrlans
and Hungarians out on strike, Dum
I'a's explanations to I.anslng late yes
terday arc not thought satisfactory
to the secretary. A breach between
the two nations Is thought to be pos
sible over the affair.
DKP.USTMF.NT ST TKS THAT NO
AHNOltM L SI.I1H S ll.WK
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8. The Pa-
nama canal was declared safe by of-
I ficials of the war department today,
I following a severe earthquake at San
! Salvador and Guatemala yesterday.
No abnormal slides were caused In
the zone. The quake destroyed the
city of Jutiapa. Guatemala, and it Is
believed that luter reports will show
some deaths have resulted.
SUIT AGAINST CITY
OVER RESERVOIRS IS
ORIGINAL CLAIM KOK 2I.50
has ni:r.x settled
After being In the courts for many
months, the case of the Oregon Lum
ber Yard, assignee for Jefrey & Ruf
ton, vs. the City of Pendleton and tin
members of the water commission
was today finally settled wheji a
Judgment by stipulation was signed
by Judge Phelps. Py thcstlpulatlon
the defendant ngrees to pay to the
plaintiff I72f0. The original suit
was for $21,500.
The suit grew out of the clulms of
Jefrey & Hufton for money over and
above the amount paid by the water
commission on the contract for the
construction of the water conduit
and reservoirs. The water commis
sion admitted claims to the amount
of approximately 17000 but rejected
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XV. The pope asked the intervention
of the United States In the European
war with a view to bringing about
pence. The plea was not sent to any
other nation, it Is said.
1 Secretary Wilson is reported tc
have vetoed Intmhu's suKeytinn fur
aid from the department in notifying
'Austrlans that continued service in
, munition factories would result in se
vere punishment for them from their
home government in the event of
their return. The state department
is seeking further Information con
cerning the ambassador's activities.
It is understood he will be asked to
produce the letter he attempted to
forward to his home government
through American Correspondent
ARE LANDED SAFELY
(XHJ.IMOX IX ITG DAMAGES
YKSSKL WHICH HAS TO BE
STONINGTO.N, Mass., Sept. 8.
The steamer J. T. Morse was damag
ed and beached today after a collis
ion wth the steamer Pemaquld In a
fog off Turk Island. The Morse's
200 passengers were taken off safe
ly. She Is owned by the Eastern
Steamship company and piles be
tween Rockland and Bar Harbor.
INJUNCTION IS ISSUED TO
STOP FIXING GRAIN PRICE
CHICAGO, Sept. 8 Federal Judffe
Landing ruled today the board of
trade's "call rule" whereby grain
prices are fixed overnight Is a viola
tion of the Sherman anti-trust law.
He issued an Injunction restraining
the hoard making prices thus.
Slav artillery holding hack Gor
man In Riga region.
LI nro Injured and 10 killed in tier,
man air raid on coast of 1 'Jutland.
Attack on Arable Justified Ihnmth
fear liner was about to ram the sub
ntnrlue, says Germany's note.
Forty IVndlctonlan to lie at Itaker
Water iiumiikslnn and iwitraotors
Senator Chamlterlaln coming to
Commercial eluh gets back ol
horse and mule show.
VON TIRPITZ WILL
NOT RESIGN F
CREATOR Of' SURMAItlXE WAR
FARE WILL KEEP PLACE,
BERLIN, Sept. 8. Grand Admiral
Von Tlrpltz, creator of the subma
rine warfare, will not resign, was the
official denial today In answer to the
story that Von Tirpltz had quit be
cause of friction with other leaders
over the submarine policy, particu
larly In relation to the German-American
Chicago Market Is
Up Trifle Today
The Chicago wheat market lit a
trifle stronger today but there Is no
change in Portland bids. The local
market remains dormant as for some
time past. The local barley business
is also suspended temporarily.
CHICAGO, 111., Sept. 8. (Special.)
At the close today, September, 93
7-8; Dec. 91 1-S; May, ! 1-8.
PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 8 Spec
ial.) Portland bid prices, club, 81,
bluestem, 85. j
l,lvernxl (Yesterday's Market.) I
LIVERPOOL, Sept. 7. Cash wheat1
Unchanged to 3d lower; corn tin-;
changed to l-2d higher. 1
Wheat Spot, no. 1 Manitoba. Us1
3 l-2d; No, 2, 11s S 1-2. 1; No 3, 11
6 1-21; No. 1 Northern Duluth, lis
In American terms the Liverpool
top price is J1.71 per bushel.
British Transport Beached at Dardanelles
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"aw-,,f) Mn F,.e,.THeFE- flcv-rs Heroes.
The upper picture gives a striking ground protected the men whito Th.,.-
example of the desperate methods
rmuloved bv the llritlsh to land fore-
es on the C.alllpoll peninsula The
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ashore at a time when land rein-
forcements were particularly neces-
sary. Five men gained the Victoria
Cross during the landing from the
transport In a particularly hot fight.
The battleship shown In the back-
Attac . A rabic Justified
I Through Fear
to Ram Dive r
RERUN, Sept. 8. Germany's note!
on the torpedoing of the liner Arabic!
was handed Ambassador Gerard last i
night, but withheld from publication i
today. It is understood It contains
the substance of the report of the !
commander of the submarine which !
sank the veS3el. It Justifies the at
tack on the ground It was feared the!
submarine was about to be rammed j
by the liner. The report disproves '
English statements that the subma- j
rlne had been sunk. j
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 Officials 1
here received the first word of the1
Tomorrow Is Pendleton Day at the
Paker county fair and Pendleton will
be represented there by forty live
boosters for the Round-up, clad In
sombreros, gay handkerchiefs and
shirts. The committee in charge is
this afternoon finishing the campaign
for a earful and will have the requir
ed number for two cars by 5 o'clock, j
At! 2:30 the committee signed up;
for certain and only needed five
others for the two cars. Jock Cole- j
man, well known entertainer, will I
he taken along to toot a few tunes on :
his bagpipes. The committe urges;
everyone to wear their Round-up 1
clothing and to take on a full head:
of boosters' steam. ,
The Pullmans will be parked in the '
local yards at 9 o'clock this even-'
lng and members of the party can
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landing from the transport. j
The peculiar miu-klnr ..f t:..
are a ruse adopted to deceive the
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gives the Impression that the vessel
Is moving at a great speed. j
During the fighting incident to the'
landing, the three men below distln-
gnthed themselves for bravcrv and
were awarded the Victoria' Cross. I
40 NffiIBB FOR ll-UP 1
BE AT BIB Fl TOMORROW
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Says Ge rmany
delivery of the Arabic note to Am
bassador Gerard through a United
Press dispatch. They declined to
make any comment until they had the
complete text. It was pointed out In
high quarters, however, that an ac
ceptance of Germany's plea would
give submarines a wide latitude of
action hereafter. Should it be ac
cepted, Germany could easily, in fu
ture cases, profess to believe that a
vessel, veering out of its course, did
so for the purpose of ramming the
submarine and thus Justifying tor
pedoing. go to bed at any time after that hour.
The cars will be attached to the fast
mail and will reach Baker at 7:55 In
the morning. The entire day will be
spent there and the Baker people
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MINERS AGAIN ON STRIKE
IN WALES COAL SECTION
CARDIFF. Sept. 8. For the third
time in a few weeks. S"Uth Wales c ai
miners struck today. Two collier?
and 35i"t men are affected. Kmploy
mnt of non-union men was the
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Lieutenant William Itagot Walker,
" Midshipman timn t
CrT1WI"'UK; N" K ' and Sur'!eon ! I
;Kelly' R N- W'!ker led a party of,
mn makln th' rUh fro.., the
transport. Drewrv swain about the
,hlp and placed the lighters in n.i i
tlon or the mtn to make a l .nditr'
and was wounded In 'the held bv'
shrapnel. Surgeon Kellv tended th.!
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hull. t wound In the foot '
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43 ARE INJURED
AND TEN KILLED
Zeppelins Visit English Coast and
Drop Bombs-Fifteen Small Dwell
ings are Demolished.
LOCATION IS KEPT SECRET
Believed Pmwihle That London Wan
Again victim of Kaiser's Alr-crft
Several Ilrcs Are Started Rnti
Are Controlled HritL-h Anti-Air-guns
light tlic Enemy.
LONDON. Sent. S Ten nrnn
were killed In last nlghfs Zeppelin
'aid on the English coast, It was of
ficially announced today. Three oth-
ers are missing and are believed to
ue uuriea in the debris. The location
of the raid was withheld.
The admiralty said 43 haH in.
Jured. . The official statement .aid
three raiders were in the party. Fif
teen small dwellings were demolish
ed or badly damaged by shells. Sev
eral fires were started but were ex
tinguished. British anti-air craft
guns were In action but the aero
planes were unable to, locate them.
It is possible London was again
visited by Zeppelins which the ad
miralty reports as having raided
"eastern counties." The statement
was strictly censored as to the local
ity of the raid.
PROGRAM FOR CONVENTION
OF W. C.T.U. IS ARRANGED
MANV IMPORTANT Sl'IUKCTS
W ILL P.E DIM I SSED IIUIE
The program for the annual conn.
ty convention of the V. C. T. V. has
been prepared and Insures a full and
interesting day for the delegates In
attendance. .The convention will be
held in this city at the Baptist
church on Friday with sessions In
the morning and afternoon. Mrs. J.
C. Woodworth is president of the or
ganization, Mrs.. G. W. Rugg record
ing secretary and Mrs. A. F. May
The following Is the program In
10 a. m
revot!onals...Mrs. Holder, Pendleton
Enrollment of delegates.
Minutes of 1914 Convention.
Reports of County Officers and Su
perintendents of Departments.
Get Acquainted Hour.
M". Cleveng-r, Pendleton
2 p. m.
Waiter Jones. Pendleton
Vocal Solo tisa Mayree Snydef
Talks Five Most Important De
partments of our Work
Is Our Pledge Too Strong?
Mrs. Kennard. Weston
Violin Solo.... Miss Margaret Lowell
How to Keep Our Unions Alive
Mrs. Tolbert, Milton
...Mrs Florence Conner, Stanfield
Election of County Officers.
Election of Delegates to State Con
Society llurulnr Arrested.
CHICAGO, Sept. 8. The police to
day arrested Melville Reeves, an al
leged "society burg'ar and planned
to present him to Mrs. J Ogden Ar
mour whose mansion he robbed of
several thousand dollars worth
Jewels Monday. Reeves denl.j h!
SPECIAL PULLMANS WILL
COME FROM THE VALLEY
Special 1'uiiti' iv. .
with t'XoursiotiiNts t.,-.
up. are t'i . run u . -r tt
go:. F.le. trie ;.... : i
Salem attd .'! .
to word r-t M' i
i:p headquarters tli'
Indtcatio.is tit ii ii
come out of the Willim.-tti.
valley this ear are piling up
each day. not only through r
ports but through urtuul reser
vations of grandstand seals and
The electric Puliin ins will hi
brought straight through to
IVndietiin und will l.e park-d
here during the show. The
O -W It. N. Is also Minding
all over the. country for xtra
Pullmans for u hero during
BY GERMAN RAID
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