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DAILY , EDITION vo, ix.', ' no. an. OJUMTt FAM, JOOKPHtm (dOVlfTT. ORJBOON, MOOAVv'OtTOBKR M.T0M. WHOLE NUMBER BBOO. ,11. ,"" HuT ) j?' T' -Ht' , ' ! , w "Riiii r rn ni it t ''""nt -u ll 1 1 lull I ulf kAI I scri u i aiit hr ninni r lulll h rlflliV I lww Are - nilU llUI 9 I I HI I 111 1 riljl lU WlUiWrtf Trick" dTbt the ' I II I I' I r fll II II I lYIILL I llUll I Not RerHved .-..B'rif 1 ;VfjB ' "i , T T "Kberb Rim Hw" UU I Ul OMUULL OA1TIKK MANY VI LI-AO KH AM) PKNrTTIlATK OBIIMA LINKS ' TO IlKITII OK F1VK MUM ITALIANS TAKE 7Q0Q. PRISONERS llrlUab Cut Turk Main line. While American long-rang (iuim Are lliuy lit Ionguyon larl, Oct. 28. On the 40-mlle front between the Olae and the Aline the French maintain their pressure, nd on the loft have made Important na. according to the war office tatmilent today. They have captured four villages between the Olae and the Serre and along the Serre have penetrated the nnmy poaltluna. A marked advance by the French troons In the sector between the Olae and Serre rlvera la recorded In the communication leaned -today. Numerous villages have been cap- titri'd and at certain polnta the ad vame amounted to about five mlloe. , Ixindon. Oct. 2H. The British and Italian! have advanced four miles beyond the Piave river and have taken 7.000 Austro-Hungarlan prisoners. London, Oct. 28. The nrlllab on the Austro-Itallnn front up to last Blunt captured over 5.600 prlionera nnd IB guns. liondon. Oct. 28. The Brltlah oh Sunday repulsed a determined Ger man effort to drive them from Fam ara. aouth of Valenciennes.' Many Germans were killed In street fight lng In ths villages. London. Oct. 28. The Ilrltlsh ad dancing In Mesopotamia have cut the toad from Shergliet to Mosoulone, the principal llnoa of Turkish com snuntcatlon. This wilt probably force the Turka to fall back on Mo- uL ,. With the Americana Northwest of .Verdun. Oct. 28. The American long-range guna this afternoon gas firing on Longuyon. be- says mam ; STEPPEDDOWNANOOUT Oregon Agricultural College, Cor- vallla. Oct. 28. Now that the stats lime plant at Gold Hill la producing, It la up to the farmers of Oregon to make It a auoceaa by sending In or- era, according to Dr. A. B. Cordley, ohalrman of the lime plant commit tee. The plant la now producing one, and In a few days will Increase to at lvaat two carloads of agricul tural lime dally. The price la f 1.75 a ton f. o. b. at the quarry near Gold Hill. The farmers of western Oregon fought long and bard for a state owned lime plant which would fur nish lime at cost," says Doctor Cord- ley. "There have been many delays n getting the plant ready for oper ation owing to lack of funds, scar city of skilled labor and the fact that it waa almost Impossible to get machinery and supplies at all. The plant, however. Is now ready for operation and the success of the en terprise Is up to the farmers them solves. "In other words, In order to oper-4 ate. the plant must have orders. IM these are not received at the rate of at least two carloads a day It will be necessary to stop operations at onne aa the. board not only has no funds for operating expenses, but has already become Individually respon sible for some of the funds neces sary to complete the plant. - The next teni daya or two weeks will de termine whether or not we are to receive sufficient orders to keep the plant In operation." ' , 4 Says There Are Obstacles, and Beg Presided to Be- gin Overture For Peace at Once Wcdd Recall Soldiers From AU FrciibGtraaiis iigbt On It 'Austria-Hungary is accepting all the conditions the president has laid down tor entry Into negotiations for an armistice and peace, No obstacle exists, according to the Austro-Hun- garlan government, ' to beginning these negotiations. ' "The , Austro-Hungarlan govern ment declares Itself ready in conse quence, without awaiting the result of other negotiations, to enter Into negotiations .. upon peace between Austria-Hungary and the state in the opposing group, and tor an lm mediate armistice upon all Austro- Hungartan front. It asks President Wilson to be eo kind as to begin overtures on the subject." Basel, Oct. 28. Austria-Hungary asks President Wilson to begin over tures on the subject of peace. Amsterdam, Oct. 28. Austria ac cepts all the views expressed by. President Wilson in his note of Oc tober 1 8. and Is ready to negotiate peace and form an immediate armis tice without awaiting the result 'of other negotiations. 4 4 ' OA9UAITT LIST , 4 The following casualties are " re ported by the commanding general of the American expeditionary forces for today: Killed 1n action ... Missing In action Wounded severely Died of wounds .. Died of accident .. Died of disease .... .192 ,'."63 . 56 ..119 .....147 Wounded, degree undetermined. .213 Wounded slightly '. 131 Prisoners - - 6 Total 933 Hissing In actlonThomas Ollltans. Tillamook, Ore. TO HELP MEND TROUBLES Paris, Oct. 28.' Grave trouble has broken out at Budapest due to the ppolntment of Count Julius Andraa- sy, who is suspected of iQermanophile tendencies, to be the Austrian for eign minister, aaya a Zurich dispatch. committee of workmen and sol diers has been formed to represent the extremist party In mending events. PRIHON WARDEN &1AKK8 BIENNIAL REPORT London, Oct. 28. General Luden dorff has resigned because' ' the military authorities are placed under civil control according' to a Copen hagen dispatch. OTKN IHO PLACER MINE IN THE BIXW8 COUNTRY With the opening of the Inman nines In the Sixes country of Curry county In six weeks, the largest hy draulic mine of the world will he In operation. ' From this mine Is taken, platinum and gold, with the other minerals of the platinum family Iridium, vana dium and palladium. ' C. C. Inman, owner and operator f the mines, waa In Marshfleld re cently, says the record and explained that the mine would be operated by electricity, enough power being gen erated to furnish light for the n- tire country aouth of Bandon. The minerals will bo carried from the ' mines by pack' horses over a dls- ,- tancea of 14 miles. Gold Beach Re , sorter. Salem. Ore.. Oct. 28. With 53 escapee during the two-year period, and during the same time 48 return ed, Warden Murphy In the biennial report of the penitentiary Just made public, states that only five men lost is .all that atands against his record as warden. Out of the 53 escaping, 35 were captured, while 13 -who pre viously esoaped were brought back and three others were accounted for serving time In other prisons. ; He states that on September 30 there were 45 employes at the prison with 310 Inmates. The highest num ber of Inmates ever had at the prls on was 566 on March 8, 1916. s Washington, Oct. 28. Senator Knox, republican, in an address to day charged the president with pollt leal partisanship and protested against any peace terms dictated by the president, unless representative of American publio opinion, through, senate consideration of the peace treaty. Austrla'a reply to the president says 'that she Is ready and Villi nK. without' awaiting the result of other negotiations, to negotiate peace and aa. immediate armistice on all . the Austro-Hungarlan fronts. - The sentiment at -both . 'Budapest and Vienna 1s for "peace at' any price." ' " ' ": ;j ' " The Csecha are now masters of the situation at Prague," it Is said. The Slovaks have decided to change the name of Pressburg to Wilson- Title. The Ruthenians of Gallcia have decided for a separate Ukraln Ian state comprising regions of Ans trla-Hungarr Inhabited by Ruthen lans. ' " : An official statement that demob ilization of the ' Austro-Hungarlan army is being prepared for Is pub lished by newspapers of Vienna, an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Copenhagen says. Vienna newspapers are publishing articles relative to preparations' for demobilizing the army. One news paper says that two infantry regl ments stationed at Karlowitz hare revolted. ' London, Oct. 28. A Copenhagen dispatch quotes Maxlmllllan Hardin, edKor of Die Zukunft, of Berlin, as saying in an interview with a Co penhagen, newspaper: 'We started war with a dirty trick, and all our subsequent vic tories tar been the result of dis honesty. William II is a film .hero and Germany a vulgar .cinemato graph show.. We sli today on the ruins' of 30 years of Hohenxollern polltlca." ' E OF ASSENT TO THE BOTTOM Manahawken, N. J., Oct. 28. A Spanish steamer loaded with sugar was torpedoed ten miles oft the New Jersey coast last night and 23 of the crew of 29 reached shore today, ac cording to Information received here by the coast guards. EXPRESS CHAJDQES WILL . SOON BH-AIWANOJD- P Washington. Oct. 28. New ex press ratea involving average., in creases of about 10 per cent, applied mainly in short hauls, will be ini tiated shortly by the American Rail way Express company, with the ap proval of Director-General McAdoo to raise 324,000,000 added revenue. Half of the amount will go to the express company to meet contem plated wage advances and the other halt to the railroads tor transport lng express matter. Juneau, Oct. 28. The shores near the scene of the wreck of the Prln cess Sophia are strewn with dead bodies... Heavy storms.prevented the relief ships getting to. land. Indicative of the terrible storm which caused the steamer Princess Sophia to plunge from ' her rocky ledge on Vonderbildt reef Into the water of lynn canal, were the state ments, made by officers of the Cans dlan steamer Amy, which returned from. the scene of , the wreck yester day. The officers said two feet or snow fell in 40 hours and a strong north eastwlnd then blowing later devel oped Into the blizzard which was Ve- ponslble for the Sophia's heavy loss of life. When the Amy left the Sophia that , vessel . was resting for. about two-thirds of her length on the rocks of the reef, which la tour miles west of Sentinel Island and half way between Juneau and Skag- way. The Sophia was then taking on waiter. LSliewaa, surrounded .by deep, water on both sides, but with only her stern over deep water R was through! there was no danger of the steamer . sliding oft the rocks. The reef waa covered, however, at half tide and the heavy seas had prevent ed attempts to take oft the passen gers. NOVEMBER HOG PRICK SET AT $17.50 PER 100 LBS. Chicago, Oct. 28. A minimum of prices of hogs for November has been fixed at 317.50 as the dally av erage for packers' droves. A mini mum of $16.50 has been fixed tor all other hogs except throwouts, which, consist of hogs -under 130 pounds, stags, hoars, sows and skips 1SW.DWIS TO CHECK ffliCAI is REPORTS STATE THAT "BRAINS ' - ' OP MILITARY POWER RESIGNS AND THE KAISER ACCEPTS wm Jim. mini- BerUa Itodarea That It Is Ready for Flratr Step Toward Peace, bmt Fighting OoaUnmes v.. ... ...... Washington, Oct. 28. The. Ger man defense lines on the most vital sector in- Fiance the V-Argbnne-I Meuse front are beginning to crack under the strain of steady pressure by French and American troops.,, An early breaking of the German resist ance and the advance of the French and American armies on a wide front toward the great trunk railway which- Is the . immediate objective of allied operations.' is predicted -. by many officers here. Official statements indicating that new German divisions are - oeing poured into this sector clearly show the anxiety of the German nigh com mand over the situation. . . General March, commenting ' today, on ' the military situation,' brought out very Copenhagen, Oct. 28. Germany's answer to President Wilson's latest communication says: 1 ' 1 " The ' German ' government has taken cognizance of the aaswer of the president of the United k States. The president Is aware of the .far reaching changes which' hare been carried out and are being carried' out in the German constitutional struc ture," and" 'that peace) '' negotiations are being conducted by a. people's government in , whose, .hands rests, both actually and constitutionally, the power to' make the decidltfg' con clusions.' t---V'!5"r: ? : "The military powers are also sub ject to It.- . . , . '.. . . "The German ..government . now awaits, proposals for an armistice, which shall be the first step toward a 'Just peace, as the president'1 'has described it in his proclamation. (Signed) .. "SOLF" London, Oct. 27. It is understood In official quarters that' the allied clearly the efforts the enemy is mak- governments -win not reveal ' their DRIVES GERMANS EAST ing to meet the American advance. In. front of our own troops In the Argonne," he said, " a very, large mass of German troops has been con centrated since it is Imperative tor the enemy to protect' he' ' railroad line which runs from ' Mezieres A to Metz." . r. . General March pointed out that the 'front held between the Oise and the Meuse by the allies roughly par allels this ' great' railway " system throughout Its length and "threatens it at all points." -' - , From other sources it was learned today that, more than 30 German di vision's have been identified' In the narrow "sector immediately north west of Verdun where American and French forces continue to work their way slowly forward. The French have obtained a flank ing position on the east bank of the Alsne river in the "western outskirts of the forest 'of Argonne, "while to the east of the Meuse the operations of American troops indicate that the line is being extended .and; straight ened in preparation tor a wiae as sault. There is good reason to be lieve that 'some part of 'the second American army Is holding this east ern extension of the.Verdun front. At no other point on the whole western front, with, the exception of the center arch of the line from the Serre to the region of Valenciennes, are the German' forces massed In strength comparable 'to that being employed on the Meuse. - - General March announced today that the Fortieth Division, composed of California, Utah, New Mexico Arizona and Colorado troops, had not participated in recent actions but comprises a depot division. Wilson's , last armistice terms until Germany ..has) replied to President note. Premier Lloyd George and For eign Secretary Balfour,' accompanied by naval and military officers, hare gone to France. Germany's answer to . President Wilson's latest communication de clares that Germany a'now awaiting proposals for an,armIstice.,''r','' Washington, Oct. 28. Germany's reply, asserting that negotiations tor peace are being conducted by a peo ple's government,'' with' actual " and constitutional "power and that 'the terms of the American and .allied governments for an armistice , are awaited,, reached the Swiss legation today. " "' """ London, Oct. 28. A Zurich dis patch ' says that the revolutionary movement is spreading : throughout Croatia. Paris, Oct. 28. Germany's armies have begun a. new retreat, this time between the Oise and the Alsne. General Debeny's First army, des pite " stubborn resistance, succeeded In swinging on its right flank: so that it faces east. It has reached Guise and the Guise-Merle ' ' road, driving the enemy before It. MEXICANS SUFFER FROM El Paso, Tex., Oct. 28. Spanish Influenza continues to spread throughout Mexico and now la caus ing hundreds of deaths in Monterey, Saltillo, Torreon and Guadalajara. In SaltiUo there were 30,000 cases last week among a population pf 70.000. STEAMER MANDALAf IS ' WRECKED ON ROCKS Eureka, CaVOct 28 The steam er Mandalay, Is ashore off Fauntle roy Rock, 16 miles southwest ot Crescent City, One boatload of eight survivors has been landed. V ' The Mandalay Is a small' wooden lumber schooner. She put to sea from Cres cent City to escape the heavy swell. Ten men are supposed to be still aboard and are unaccounted for. PRESIDENT mm Washington, Oct. 28. President Wilson replied to republican conten tions that one of his J. 4 peace terms is a .free trade plank, by .explaining that" in demanding' the' femoral ot ecbnomlo barriers he meant only that whatever tariff 'any 'nation ; might deem' necessary, , it, should apply equ ally to all foreign, nations. .