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EATHER FORECAST
-Tonight: Snow and «older
(leneriilly fair.
QL\)t IButtcBatlp $ost
WEATHER FORECAST
MONTANA Snow and «older tonlßh*
Sunday generaly fair.
>L,. 5. NO. 258.
BUTTE MONTANA. SATURDAY, OCTÖBER 27. 1917.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
S. TROOPS IN THE TRENCHES
ENCANS FOR FIRST TIME IN FRONT LINE ALONG WITH FRENCH VETERANS
S. ARi.TERY HAS
IMBARDED FOE LINE
I0YS ARE UNDER FIRE
leral Pershing Sends Out His
*st Official Statement. It's Part
of the Training Course.
ceforth, However, American Infantry and
rtillery Will Have Its Place With the War
sterans in the Trenches Facing the Enemy.
Dead of Night, With Heavy Rain Falling,
»ldiers of the United States Took Their
laces but Few Yards From the Teutons.
1ST OFFICIAL REPORT FROM
THE AMERICAN FRONT IN FRANCE
ie American Army in France, Oct. £7.—(By the as
»ted press)___The following is the first official
tment from American headquarters:
In continuation of their training as a nucleus for in
iction later, a contingent of some battalions of our
$t contingents, in association with veteran French
liions, are in the first line trenches of a quiet sector
le French front. They are supported by some bat
of our artillery, in association with veteran
ich batteries.
le sector remains normal. Our men have adapted
selves to actual trench conditions in the most satis
fy manner."
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the American Army in T rance, Uct. il . — (By asso- j
press).—American troops are in the first line
.es on the French front. The artillery fired the first
if the war at 6 o'clock on the morning of a recent day
rman working party. There has been intermittent
iry fighting since. Helmeted infantry marched in
t the knowledge of the enemy on the «ante night
«s welcomed them enthusiastically. The nearest
trench is several hundred yards away. The sector.
It has not been taken j
■ of the quietest on the front. ----
[being under the control of troops under
Vf the French. The Americans have shelled Ger
aositions and troops, the enemy sending shell for
The first shell case will be sent to Presiden W son
The first shell case
me Is now in the possession of j
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[ Sibert. The shot was fired j
l-haired gunner as his com
the ranks and the assembled
fcheered. Later a luncheon in
attended by the Ameri
[ French artillerists in célébra -
! first American contact with
The Firat Gun.
bn used in firing the first shot
I of the famous French 75's. On
day the French shelled a
I buttery position, which was
sound, and the enemy

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Dimly, projectiles falling I
Dimly, projectiles falling
X CONTINGENTS OF
1AFTED M EN LE AVE NOV. 6
;»re Received by Local;
ption Boards. City
end 275 Men and the
150.
contingent of drafted men
» and Silver Bow county will
np Lewis, American Lake,
the morning of Tuesday,
11 o'clock. The orders were
th« city and county local
In a telephone call from
neral Phil Greenan at Hel
r number of men to be »ent
by th« adjutant gèn
tn the American», »ho joined 'n
«after
j cl
the artillery duets.
j ^ tho troops will he relic
a rerta j n period by others Thus the
American expeditionary forces are get
tinV the benefit of actual war eontli
tions.
Marching in.
Standing in a tittle, almost Deserted,
shell-wrecked village, well within hos
tile gun tange and
few kilometers
from the trenches, the associated press
correspondent watched the troops
marching up in a driving rain over
roads covered with sticky mud. The
artillery had I «en firing ail day and
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Ten. I
'iSTStE
up their full quotas '*
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board today. "This will include he
118 of our final contingent. 67 to fill
the places of those already rejected rft
(fVwitieoed 0,1 Nin«.)
Camp Lewis. 60 that we were short
on the last contingent and 30 to fill
the places vacated by possible further
rejections at the camp We will
have enough men to fill our qnota. and
do not expect to have to send all those
examined and accepted. We examined
a large enough body of men to pro
HOOVER OUTLINES CAMPAIGN IN WHICH EVERY
PERSON OF THE NATION IS VITALLY INTERESTED
FOOD ECONOMY CAMPAIGN TO BE
LAUNCHED IN BUTTE ON MONDAY
iRht)
MEN WHO WILL HF. IN C HAKf.E OF THE HOOVER CAMPAIGN IN SILVER HOW COL NT Y.
Dr. H C. Gardiner of Anaconda « at left) it» district chairman of the organization under the food administrate
ing the counties of Silver Bow, Madison, Beaverhead, Deer Lodge and Powell, \tlorney Dan M Kelly
man of the Silver Bow county food economy campaign. These men, aided bv a great number of precinct chairmen
workers, will secure pledges from the housewives of Butte and Silver How county for the elimination of waste in
handling of cooking and serving of food. The surplus food supply secured through the saving of what now is wasted
go far toward victualing tin ..Mied ruuntrh which, unlike America, ng I os I od probien
ing tonight the food campaigners will receive their final instructions.
I All is in readiness fur the munster
I food drive which will begin Monday
j morning and continue throughout next
I week During that time an effort will
j be made to secure the pledges of 22.
I 000,000 housewives in the country, 14,
: 000 of whom are in Silver Bow
j county. Every housewife will be asked
AUSTRO-GERMANS HAVE TAKEN 60,00«
PRISONERS ON THE ITALIAN FRONT
_
EVERY INDICATION THAT
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THE LIBERTY LOAN WILL
REACH THE HIGHEST MARK
U. S. Treasury Officials An
nounce Loan Figures Have
Crossed the $4,000,000.000
Mark and Will Reach Be
yond the Maximum.
._J-_ by fjçnury official*,
11 >
Wathugton, Oct. 27.—Belief
had pasted $4,000,000,000 and
be subscribed, possibly with a
have been sold
men. announce, that
rt.noo.ogo.txw in bond,
Washington. ^Tct. 2T.—The Liberty
loan campaign went into its final hour#
today with every energy of two mil- j
lion field workers straining to carry it
past the five-billion-dollar mark.
"Revised official and unofficial re
ports today strongly indicate." the
treasury department announced,
approximately
Additional sales of $1.000.000.000 to
day. bringing the total to the highest
mark hoped for seemed not only pos
sible. but entirely probable.
Official Returns.
$2.750.105,000. representing subscrip
t j ons officially reported to them when
"Official returns show that the 12
federal reserve banks had returns of
easily-----— - -
#t leai|t «1.000.000.000 should he given
utto ||c4al sales over the official total,
they opened their books today. Inas
much ss this total indicates only sales
upon which 2 per cent deposits have
been i»aid. the total is well under the
amount of actual sales A margin of
ho
official total.
The official totals follow;
"Boston, im.lt0.90«; New York.
I Continued on Page Two.)
sign
continu«» their
i pi'-dge lhat sh«» will follow
the direelio/ia of Food Administrator
Hoover in the conservation of foods
and the elimination of waste.
Attorney Dan M. Kelly, in charge of
the count organization, declared today
that his workers will begin Monday
morning and
Silver Bow's Subscriptions
Pass S4,000,000 by Official
Figures and the State's
Total May Exceed $19,000,
000.
that the Liberty loan total turely
that the full $5,000,000,000 would
margin to spare, was expressed late
Silver Bow county's subscriptions
ill be inure th«sn S4.MMi.000 and Mon
•ond Liberty loan subscrip
tions may exceed 119,000.000 before the
drive comes to aie end tonight.
Late this afternoon Secretary Charles
Austu. ofthe Ubert, loan owimit.ee
"«"t"
total of «4,002,250. This i* an oversub
taaa -
scription of $1,602,250.
Chari*»« J Kelly, dintrn t chairman of
th« Liberty loan committee, received
a wire from Norman Holter of Helena,
in charge of the stale campaign, re
citing that at noon Montana had raised
|1S.569.000 and that subscriptions con
tinue to pour in. These figures show
• rsohsenption of $2.569.909 for
tho Treasure state.
The campaign In Butte at
noon today, but a few stragglers man*
age«) to get under the wire by making
their initial payments this afternoon.
All morning there was a Hne of sub
scribers in «ach bank making initial
payments on bonds.
The exact amount of the subscrip
tions will not be k nown until late to
' t Con tinned on Page Two.)
' forts until the;, ha.«- secured th*- hik
nature of *- * ry housewife in the
county. The final instructions to the
workers will he given by Chairman
Kelly at a meeting in the high school
auditorium at H o'clock tonight,
Besides th« w-irkern the school
ISO GUNS HAVE
BEEN CAPTURED;
CONDITION OF
UTMOCTGRAIIITY
Second Italian Army in lsonzo
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Front Said to Be
Defeated.
TEUTON FORCES UNDER
COMMAN D OF E MPEROR
.Italian Headquarters Acknowl
edges Situation is
Serious.
Berlin, Oct. 27 (via Lenden). —Sixty
thousand Italians have been taken
prisoner« by the Austrian-German
forces in their offensive on the Italian
front army headquarter*» announced
today. Guns to the number of 450
have been captured. The mountain
ridge of Stol has besn captured from
th# Italians, as also the summit of
Mount Matajur, says the official state
ment. The statement claims the de
feat of the second Italian army and
that tha Isenzo front of the Italians is
imperiled as far as Wippach. Emperor
Cher lee of Austria-Hungary is com
manding tha attacking Auatre-Ger
man forc es , which, the statement aays.
(Continued on Page Ten.)
He Explains Exact Situation
as it Affects America
and the Allies.
BEST BRAINS OF NATION
I SUMMONED TO THE WORK
Purpose is to Victual the Al
lies and Save Expense
at Home.
Washington, Oct. 27—"The govern
ment of the United State* •• asking
«very citizen of the country to eat
lest beef, pork, pork product*, v* <-at
butter and sugar and to waste no food
stuff*. a* an act of common defer*»«;
Thi» is the explanation given today by
Herbert Hoover, food administrator,
of the meaning of the Nat.or i Food
Pledge week, //h ch beg ns tom .rro.v
and continue* until Nov. 4 H
million c»nva»%er* are ready fo
campaign to induce at least th
million of the country'* twenty two
million housewives to sign tne pledge
to conserve food during th* war.
'Owing to the Urge failure of the
harvest in France m<? Italy, and the
inability to send the world's rhij ping
to remote markets," «aid Mr Hoover,
"we have thrust upon us a larger duty
ir providing foodstuffs for them th n
we are capable of executing unless w~
< tn reduce the consumption of these
foodstuffs In the United States. If
,
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this
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nptio
th*
WHEATLESS DAYS
FOR MONTANA ARE
LATEST FORECAST
, f h< !
j Chairman Love of Hotel Com
: mittee Asked to Set Aside
Wednesday.
Wheatless days to follow meatless
days in Montana hotels and restaurant#
ire forecast in a letter recel v*>d - >d*y
by William F- Love manager of th«*
Thornton hotel and state hairmin i
the division of hotels and restaurants
f r Montana in the food conservât on
-ompaign. The l«*tter .•* from J hn
McE. Bowman of Washington, first
assistant to Nat;< md Food Adminis
trator Herbert Hoover
At first a »•«■efless day looked as
if it would meet tne situation ' ar .t«-*
'but the fact remains that
today pork and ts products are just
as important, for there is an absolute
shortage of fats of ail kinds For this
reason, Mr. Hoover has xsked us to
have a meatless day on Tuesday, in
stead of a beefles# day, and thst a
meatless day shall be def.ned as a
day on which we do wot serve fresh
or preserved beef. veal, mutton iamb
» noe«J <w« Page Ten )
THE NATIONAL FIEL ADMINISTRA TOIL
Dr. Garfield today announced an sd.ancc in price, of coni nt the minci
Montana. The new price «as made after rani operators in tcseral districts
this stale had protested s«ninst the prices and announced a month >co ns hni
nnfsir And confiscatory.
IKS
NEW SCALE
OF PRICES
FOR COAL
IN STATE
Fuel Administrator Garfield
Heeds the Complaint of
Coal Operators.
AGViNCE OF 85 CENTS
A ION FOR LUMP SIZES
Silver Bow County Coal Board
Will Soon Be in
Operation.
IT WILL SUPERVISE THE
DISTRIBUTION AND PRICE
A. Von Dachenhausen Heads
Committee With Lorenz
and Stack.
Washington, Oct 27 The fuel
administration announced today a
scale of bituminous coal prîtes for
Michigan arid made price changes
certain fields of Montana Ai
mus. Illinois and Missouri.
The Montana prices are.
Prepared si«*, S.'i.GO instead
of $2run of the mine.
$2.70, unchanged; slack or
screenings, $1.00 in-lead of
$2.15.
Th
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Other States
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*-ad of 12.1».
r I« rf concern -
**-- f price« it
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increased wage»,
«re not fixed by
the order of Aue
De rally Chang*-«
• - and Illinois a*
the price# un
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