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DAILY EVEIIl'.G EDITIO'i w r r iivh t-ni l .ted V .-td- TO ADVERTISERS Tts Knt Oregonlsn hns the tsrgflst bin fide auri gimrmittM'd paid circulation of any paper In oreirnu, pout of 1'nrtlund srid by fur th Inrernt circulation In I'eudletun of ny Dewtpapet. I.kb! Data. Maximum ti'mi-T'iii"- i 'in .11. n. ram: lu'it I . -loiiily. thr-iK' iihn; ' f?NTY OFFICIAL PAFE3 VOL. 28 DAILY EAST 0REG0N1AN, PENDLETON, OREGON, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1916. NO. 8978 1 r? x 1 n . ,-, i J ii . i , n. ii 1. 1 1 in. i j. ii ,u i., i- -' r SY YJ L V "V. "St.. .i-nijuim,. in m . umf w " nn ' CITY OFFICIAL PAPER , AMERICAN SH P IS SUNK: 1Y BE LOST Unknown Whether Mine or Torpedo Was Responsible for Destroying of Chemudg CARRIED GENERAL CARGO HLK1AJX OWNERS DE48ARH VEKSIOj HAD NO MUNITIONS AlKtARD SAILED NOVEMBER ' FROM NEW YORK. UNDO.V, Nov. 28.1 ad miraltjr announced thnt tlus Am erican steamer Chemung bad been mink. It I unknown whether she wan torpedoed or hit a mln. Tlio fate of Uie Am ertn crew 1H unknown. She wan owned by a Rurrnlo firm and was mil lug between tbe Asorew and fimon. She carried a general cargo from New fork. NKW YORK, No. 28. Ths Wetimcr Chemung which Tindon reported HUnk wan probably an American vessel, Amorlon own ed ami carrying a crew of 85 Amertcana. The owner office had not received Information re garding the u of tlie sinking, ghe sailed fr.im New York No. rember elKhth. carry'ng a gen eral raigo. Ill owners mM Nhe tUd IK oarry munition. CATTLE APPEARS CERTAII1 Oovnrnmeut Imaxcton Admit Tha lK Herd In KanAan to Infected Al Precanttona Betng Taken. KASHAS CITY, Nov. 28 Govern ment inspectors admitted the hoof, and mouth disease waa a practical certainty here. John Schmidt' big herd at Toacott, Kansa. I Infected The Schmidt herd wa shipped from Kannim f'lty. Hart came from a sus pected Nebraska herd. I'ery pre caution la belli- tuken to prevent the spread. CHK'AOO, Nov. 28 Stockyard official do not believe that the Kan sas City cattle are afflicted with thi mouth and hoof dlseno, The quar antnl will remain effective until completely Inventlnated, MARTIN IS SLATED TO SUCCEED KERN WASlllNOTON. Nov. !. It it learned that Senator Martin of Vir ginia, l slated to succeed Kern of Indiana, a the democratic floor leader If Kern resigns hi position. It is understood Kern feel the ac cumulated work during the comM four month neswlon Is too strenuou If he retain the floor leadership to gether with hi routine senatorial du ties. MSTANCES OF SINKINGS UNKNOWN Germany Can Not Discover Conditi on at Time Marina Waa lKMroyed Britain at low Ovev lUiutniii Disaster. BKRL1N. Nov. 2S. -Germany's re ply to the American inquiry regarding the sinking of the Marina declares the German government Is unable to ascertain the circumstance of the sinking. LONDON. Nov. 2N. Admiralty In o.ulry fulled to establish whether the hospital slilp Brlttanlca was sunk bv a mine or torpedo. The same find ing Is reported us a result of the liraemnr Castle Investigation. The board announced the ltiittanlc evi dence wns "conflicting," CHICAGO HAS lfM).(MH KIUK CHICAGO, Nut. 28.--A hundred thousand dollar fire In the crowded manufacturing dlsfrlrt threatened dosens f building today when the Tfocarlv Paint company warehouse burned. An oil explosion demolished the walls. Firemen escaped narrow - HOW VON FALKENHAYN IS INVADING RUMANIA t y Bavna V. j, 1,,, . 10 2j5 6tO . iyO 15Q 200 This map shows the peneral strate gical situation In Roumanla, where General von Fakenbayn's anny threaten to trap a large force of Roumanians, akrlousy threatening the Bufety of the kingdom. "A" mark the position of General von Falkenhayn's Invudlng forces at Craiova,, the Important railway cen ter of western Roumanla. CHIHUAHUA CITY REPORTED TO BE IN HANDS OF VILLA; TREVINO FLED . BIi P.ASO, Nov. 28. United KtMtCM axeau report declared that Villa bad captured CliUiu hu Oty, and Trevlno bad fled Houthward. attcnpUn , tot. Join the Maoris rdx colamn. De facto yrfldal refused to make statement After meeting Mur. gU Trertno plan to return and recapture the caty. General Qonxalea, 111 defacto commander at Juarea has started to Chihuahua Willi a troop train rarryfrg four hundred soldiers and ammunition. Garrison of totals docJarod Gonzale Is rush ing reinforcements to aM Tre vlno. Tlie vlHWa are atlncktng TreiWs army on all ldc. W ASHJ NGTON, Nov. i8 Of ficial war l(Lpartineiit source di vulged that tho Uhuahua situa tion nittht prevent several addl tkmnl mllll'A rrlment from r turnlng from the border. Tle war department had expected to order throe regiments home this week. I.-...-.... ...... fool a timf tnere is a 1 ' , .m... ncmled about his " " .. liersim waiting ik wnriii to ots- cover it. GIANT STEAMER W; , LONDON, Nov. 28. Offlc'al an - nouncemelit Is made of tho sinking of the British Hospital Ship Britannia ni ne or a torpedo In the Aegean 1 by Sea The ship, which carried llllh i ' -' I ).'. ' ' " iiimniiiiM M iii-minim '''''"'-JW'liawmwl,1lw'lllll'w,1!l fr1 ' - - - " '--!! " . - --"? t I ' - " S ::. ' S 1 1 ; ' S c ale Fortified o .Miles "B" Indicate the railway junction at Filiash, to which the Roumanian" retreated after their defeat in the Jiul valley. "C" Indicates Campulung. north of which an Austrai-German invading army ha been held up In desperate fighting. "D" the present position of Field GEORGE PHELPS IS AGAJV HEAD OF THE W, 0. W. CAMP George Phelps, re-elected for the third term as consul commander of Pendleton camp, Woodmen of the World, la the youngest camp com mander in tha order and the fact Is a source of pride to local members of the W. O. W. Young Phelp will be 21 year of age In June 17 next and hence ha begun early upon his lodge career. He is the son ot Councilman and Mrs. Darr Phelps and is associated with his father in the plumbing business here. But while the consul commander is Junior In the order, Pendleton camp ho other officer who have long been in the harness. J. P. Walker, clerk of the camp, has filled his po sition for 24 years continuously, while Judge Thomas Fit Gerald, banker, has been the lodge financier for the past 14 year. Among the other officers elected by the camp are p., r. vaiuiv. iuwi ,.cu.. I E. Karl. ecort; Dan O'Donnell, - .... . , , r watenman: j: f, ciui, wmi A. Ar. I Anderson, manager, re-elected; BRITANNIC, HOSPITAL '' . rH I !'!' . t r. v -.v i,lf . !mftii"X) y f . .a S. BRI TANNIC. j persons, is believed to have been re turning to England with wounded soldiers. It Is believed lure that the official announcement refers to the new Marnhal von MackeBaen'i army, north of the bridge head at Cernavoda, where he U being attacked by the Russians and Roumanians. "E"1 the 8iistria bridge head, where fighting has ,heen rejjorteil. 'f the Hungarian town of Orso va, occupied by Roumanians, whose rear Is Imperilled by the German at Bralova. thur Fit Gerald, captain of team, and Karl Gulott, musician. The Pendleton camp has 42a member and the- membership is be ing Increased by. arUer initiation Nine applications were received last night and a big class Is to be initiat ed on December 18. John F. Hoyt district manager, is now here working in behalf of the camp. JUDGE KAVANAUGH SPEAKES AT ELK'S LODGE OF SORROW Pendleton Lodge No. 288, B. I". O. E, will hold it annual lodge of sorrow next Sunday afternoon In memory of the "departed brothers." Judge John r. Kavanaugh of the cir cuit bench in Portland and a brother of Dr. H. J. Kavanaugh of this city, has been selected to make the me morial address. Sunday, December 3 will be observed all over the nation as me morial day by the Elks and every lodge will hold appropriate exerciaea Besides the memorial address, the lo cal lodge Is preparing a program ot music. The public Is invited to at tend the services. 33 SHIP, WAS SUNK White Star liner Britannic, next to the German ship Vaterland, the largest ship In the world. The Bri tannic was of 4S.158 tons, larger than the Titanic or the I.usltania. jdfflUilliivJla IMf y - : a MANY Mill IN EIL10PK MANEUVERS lilitary Experts'Agree on Effectiveness of German Drive Naval'Raid onLowestoft Results in Sinking of Enemy Ship LONDON, Nov. 28 The Rou manian army's' orderly retreat con tinues. Military expert have , not attempted to minimize the German drives effectiveness. The Rouman ians lack aviators. Bucharest frankly admitted the Alt river line had been abandoned. Maukenzen turned the Roumanian left flank, forcing a retreat. Macken zen and Falkenhayn have evidently joined somewhere below Alexandria. German statements claimed that large forces of Roumanians-were enveloped London hopes that most of the de fenders escaped before the Germans completed the enveloping maneuvers. BERLIN. Nov. 28. (Via Sayville.) The admiralty announced that German naval raiders sank an enemy vessel at Lowestoft, captured- the crew and reached home safely. Mackenzen ha captured Giurglu. on the Danube, thirty eight miles south of Bucharest. The Germans have occupied Curtea De Arges. The war office statement said: Further Roumanian operation be- MRS. MATTIE LA AFTER ILLNESS OF A WEEK Mrs. Mattie Ladow, well beloved pioneer Pendleton woman and widow of Congressman Ladow, who repre sented Oregon at Washington some 40 years ago, died at her home on Beauregard street this morning. She had been ill for a week and the im mediate cause of death was bronchial pneumonia. The funeral is to be held at 2:30 tomorrow afternoon from the Folsom chapel. Mrs. Ladow was 72 years of age and had resided in Pendleton the greater part of her life, having come here In the sixties. Her husband. George Ladow was elected to the 44th congress, in the early seventies, and he died shortly after that time, being buried in the old north side ARCTIC OtVLS ARRIVE For the first time in a num ber of years, Arctic or snowy owls are making their appear- ance in Umatilla county. A half 4 dozen or more have been re- ported within the past week, and, though the Oregon laws protect the bird, at least three have been killed. The Arctic owl is a native to 4 the far north and seldom strays this for south. Ten year ago quite a number were reported to have been seen in Oregon and reports from Spokane are that they have visited that sec- tlon as late as seven years ago. 4 Their migration south this year Is interpreted by some as an omen of a hard winter. It Is probable they have been driven south bv hard storms and lack of food The first Arctic owl reported hereabouts was killed about a week a;o by a local hunter after 4 It had seized a duck he had shot and wis making off with it Three shots were necessary to bring It down. It was turn- ed over to the local biological .Miney hich has since received two other such birds. An In- dian repot ted having .seen one on lite reservation a few days ago. Tho Arctic owl is probably the most beautiful of the owl - -.... ,1..-. A "the native horned owl and has !:,m1 -Peculation. a henvv coat of soft white ! Tin y ask the government to detr feather. Reports from all mine by all possible met. ids what over the northwest show that food supply is needed by the Ameri the migration has not been Urn. 4 an people and to take measures to ited tii a few birds. limit the exports to the proper sur- Plus. The housewives' egg boycott I S CAUGHT gun with good fighting successes." The Roumanians are steadily retreat ing. They will probably retire to the river Argeshu line and attempt a new stand. Sofia announced the Bul garians had crossed tbe Danube near Rahova, capturing the town. The German sqpadron returned after the Lowestoft raid without sighting any enemy vessels except "watching the ship" which sunk. LONDON, Nov. 28. The admiralty reported the armed trawler Harval is missing. It is presumed the Har val is the vessel the Germans de stroyed during the Lowestoft raid. PARIS, Nov. 28. The Serbian and French Zouaves captured hill ten fifty northeast of Monastir. They repulsed four heavy German and Bul garian counter. LONDON, Nov. 88. Haig reported the Germans heavily and continu ously shelled British North Yprest. The British exploded a mine south east of Souches and repulsed Ger man grenade attack. DOW DIES cemetery, Mrs. Ladow was the early day owner of the Ladow block on East Court street. She was active in local affairs for many years and waa one of the charter members ot the Ciirrent Literature Club. In early days the Ladow home, a beaul.tul place at that time, was located On Court street where the Ladow block now stands, the old Despain home being across the street. During her early life here and her widowhood of 40 years Mrs. Ladow had a host of friends in Pendleton and there is genuine regret over her death. Frank and Lewis Ladow are sons of the dead woman and O. I. Ladow of Pendleton, is a nepheV. Other immediate relatives are Mrs. Hanna M. Ladow, a sister, and the follow ing brothers. C. B. Isaacs and A. M. Isaacs, both of Fendleton and W. H. Isaacs of Caldwell. Idaho. FIVE CENT DROP IN WHEAT MARKET CHICAGO. Nov. 2S. (Special to the East Oregonian) Range of pri ces today: Open. 11.81 High. I1.74K 11. SI Low. 11.60 1.70 Close. 11.874 11.75 Dec. May Portland. PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. IS. (Spe cial) Club tl-48; bluestem 81.50. HOUSEWIVES APPEAL TO THE PRESIDENT A-k Tliat Government Kruhuo Fond Snplies in Order to Kcduco Kx. oriitiant ITioes. NKW YORK, Nov. 2. Represen tatives of two million women, mem bers of the national housewives leairue, sent President Wilson a for ma! appeal for government regulation of food supplies. They base their appeal In the statement that people are suffering from the exorbitant prices on account of rrop shortages. tncreased exports, decreased imports spreading rapidly. I Thousands of Spectators Watch Air Battle off Coast of Eng land in Which Two Enemy Airships are Brought Down. ZEPP DAMAGE IS SLIGHT LONDON, Nov. 28. Lord French, commander of the Brit ish home forces, announced that two raiding Zeppelins were destroyed last night. One fell flaming on the Durham coast. Another was destroyed nine miles off Norfolk. It waa headed seaward when hit. Both fell into the ocean. Aero planes finished one and anti aircraft guns on hydroplanes wrecked the second. French said the twenty-seventh air raid caused slight dam age in York and Durham counties. The official statement de clared : "The first Zeppelin ap parently entered over Dur ham. An aeroplane pursued it as it turned homeward. The running sky battle continued until the aeroplane shell hit a vital part "The second entered over the north midlands, dropping bombs in wveral places. It turned homeward and sought to escape as tha anti-aircraft gun volleyed. The Zeppelin was crippled And proceeded slowly but waa unable to reach the coaat by daybreak. Over the Norfolk ooaM the crew effected repair. The ma chine proceeded eastward and rose rapidly for eight thousand feet. Four navy hydroplanes attacked the Zep pelin nine miles seaward. ' An armed trawler aided. The Zeppelin fell at ix thirty-five . m.' Thousands of spectators on the shore witnessed the battle. Coast batteries shelled the raiders. There was a tremendous cheer as the raider fell blazing. Germany has lost one or more Zep plins In every English raid since Sep tember third. The total is six. three being super-Zeppelins. , British rapid fires use inflamatory bullets. . They are particularly effective. British avi ators fighting the Zeppelins were aged from eighteen to twenty one. TIRST CONGRESS OF MEXICO TO BEET WUl Convene M Quemaro oa Friday Itaan to Replace Martial Law and Interpret Cowtiuittoa of 187. QUERETARO, Mexico. Nov. 28. Mexico's first congress meets here Friday. It plans to repeal martial law and to interpret the constitution of 1857. Carranza opened headquar ters today. The first delegate ar rived. "We're building the nation' fu ture." said Carranza, addressing the crowds, 'The people's cause has tri umphed and is growing more popu lar daily." The congressmen are from every Mexican state and every condition of society. They are em powered to call presidential, senator ial and Judicial elections. ADAMSON TIM IP MONDAY. WASHINGTON, Nov. 54. The de partment of just.ee stat.nl Solicitor General Davis for the government will move an Immedlute advance, ment of the Adamson t;t suit befir the supreme court when it recon veneg Monday. The papers In the government's appeal were filed hU afternoon KM.I.IMl IJNTIi M1AK. UlNDOX. V.. 2.H. The Klli-rnum liner ( llr of lUriiiinztiam lias tx-ii sunk. She wim a lii4 !, of M'leiity four hunilml ton. IJtcrH.4 u Ikt homo irt. KTtAMiai ami j:io kui:. HALIFAX. Nov. 2. -The Menu er Arnerlnue reported In dMr' hi arrived sifely off North xilney