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fey a DAIlTEVBijHGJDjlll WKATHHK hi and Thursday, fair, warm- DAILY EVENING EDITION TO ADVHRTISKHH ay. Tht Rut OrMtin.o ha the largest bona fld and guaranteed paid circulation of any pupar Id Oregon, hhjju of Portland and by far tfaa laigwtt circulation Id 1'endletoo of a ay Dwapapr. 65. Minimum. 4; ruin- mil, light; Weather, COLVFFICIAL PAFES CITY OFFICIAL PAPER II W Vk. H -VHk hi -ssssw f g M U m . -w V V "V m m,k TsT ! ssslssssssssw' Mr II I l 1 1 . .a. f "rawn r m& ,, jnsi L NO. 9183 VOL. 29 U. S. DIVER BLOWS UP; FIVE ARE KILLED: THREE INJURED Gasoline Fumes Aboard A-7 in the Phil ippine Islands Ignite From Unknown Cause at 4:40 Yesterday Afternoon; Vessel One of Oldest Types of Sub marines Used by U. S. WASIUNCiTON, July iS. KWe were killed S'id Uir-D Injured lu exploit uim buUovcd due to ga iiiie fumes aboard Um Lulled stales HUbmumw A-T at cavlto, the Philippine Islands. Darnels' statement Haid: Tlio cause of the explosion, from a preliminary examination appeal" cd due to the cuUeotiuu of gna ullne fumes In a pocket wlUiin the boat. Tiie cause of the Itera tion of these fiiran In undeter. mined." The exlHoMlon liapKiiod at 4: to yesterday afternoon, 'llio A-J l o of tlie oldest tvixn of HUhmarlnrs. It wan (mi lit In 1903 and bad a dplaoc mcnt of only a hundred and twenty unu wlUi a maximum speed of nine know. It ordlnar. ily tarried a crew of nine men. lieutenant Marcus, among tlie killed, eommandud the The dmnt-r to tlie A-7 is one -of tlie few serious, one In tin; I oiled Statea Mibmarlno fleet In nvmt yeara. The dead are:. Lieutenant or Hut iutaor arade. Arnold Marcus. MachlnlNW mate, firm "Ian, H. H. I"f. Gnnner'a mate, awond cia. j O. Hopewell. tlalef eleiarliian, J. M. flurry. Mai-hlnlHta' late, II. A. Kun. . The Injured are: Chief eleetrltian. C. allln. MivniMii, MMimd tJaxa, A. .M. .laeoba. MaehinlMa' mate, iieoond ria.t. I. P. Nixon. death ilS-yp STAR IS CONFIRMED Th report of the death of Floyd Irwin, noted cowboy, was confirmed by a mesnage received by Dan K. "lark, O-W. livestock representative and a personal friend of Irwin. Ir win was Injured Monday on the open Iiik day of the Cheyenne frontier day vhen a horse fell with him. He died -the same day of concussion of the brain, according to the message re ceived here. Irwin will be remembered by at tendants ut the last Round-Up as -the trick rider who brought the crowd to Its feet by the speed, agility and skill with which he performed his stunts. He wit generally conceded to be one of the best all-around cowboys In the west, having unusual ability as a relay and ponv express rider, as a bucking homo rider, roper, bulldogger and trick rider. He was winner of the pony express race at the last Round I'P Irwin Is the second of the trick rid ers of the Round-Up to be killed, fltto Kline. prime favorite at several Hound-Vps, was killed at Madison Souare (inrden while trlck-rldlng with a circus. Irwin's death was very similar. His father. . H. Irwin, at one time was the director-lll-ehlef of the Chey Vnne show. K.VlStm RKK8 HIS TROOPS nKFTCAT ItCaSIAN ATTACK TtKIUJIN. .luly 2S. With the Kai. arr waU-hlnK. tlx-. Wrmniw repulsed a R,usHianh attni-k between TaniOiol and Trcnihoiila, it Is officially state mcntert. Tlie tired (M-rman dlvtstons atood the brunt of the assault. Rast of this sector, tlie fjerman troops oc eupled the height. The occupation of staiiNlan and Tnnmpol Nadwonm In tiall'ln Is announoed. In Saslti valley the Huewlans nenetrnte,! the Teutonic linen, hut were Immedlatrtv hnnight to a stanihtill. The Russians retain positions south of Tanas Pass. KI-VKX KIM.Kn: Rl KNTfVMRFn IN HALIFAX MINK DIKASTF.H IIXLIFAX, July 2.V Seven men are known killed and fifty one en tombed In the Dominion Ooal com pany's mine number six at New V tcrford following an explosion. It Is reortcd here. It Is remrtcd twelve bodies were recovered and five men -rcno-d alive. DAILY HOPE INCREASES KERENSKY WILL REFORM TROOPS IINIKIX, Jul) 20. Premier Ker ensky must move fimt in hix cunumiisn for the merciless extermination of the discordant elements or the cave-in of the Itussliin line In the Tarnopol Ktanisluu sector muy be so enlarged as to cut off the KnsHliins In the t'ar 0uthlans. I'l.troKrnd dlmiatches give hope that Iverensky would succeed In reforming the demoralized rexlments. The Kussians in the Carpathian. Rouma nian and Vllna Uvinsk fronts are evi dently loyal. KetrealinK on 110 Mile Front. The RussIiuih are retreating along a from of 140 miles from the upper Kereth river to the cnrpntniana. lar- nopol is burned. Germany has apparently planned an IntrlKUe to center around Tarnopol hoping for a complete Dreunaown there and the penetration or me Rus sian lines for flanking movements in both directions. The evacuation of Ktanislau by the Uuxsllins is officially reported. Defeat at Mlkullce. south of Tarnopol. is re ported by the war office. Semi-official dispatcher describe the hero iem of Itnsslan officers In striving to reform their regiments and eject the mutineers. LATE WIRE NEWS I.K.NIK 18 AltltKHTKO. I'FrrHtHillAD. July Nieliolal I.. HIIH-. tire pacifiKt SBllulor and alli'K- ed t;crman spy. a fiiglue from iit- roirrad has been arrested. T1IKOIM1UK HRF.N'T AIjSO yl ITS KHIPPINU mMKU WASHINGTON, July 2 Tlie tangl ed vtcb of wsrk work, agvravatcd by quarrels and delays in different boards and congrcsM. began to unravel today. Vice-chairman Theodore Urent, of the shlppliuc board and a friend of William lx-uman. resigned to remove all itoMHlhlo obsiacH'K from the path of the new chairman. MV PHOI1I1HT VSINU KTRIKF. IlKKAKKHS ON KKATTUK CARS NKXTTI.F.. July 25. Fearing riots. Mayor tilll announced lie Is conslilcr Iiik forbidding the street railway com pany from operating cars wiih lm Mrtcd strike breakers. MINKHS JKT WAtJK INCHKASF. AMI KKTI HN TO WORK HI TTK. July 25. A thousand strik ing miners returned to work, follow - Inar the porting- of an announcement that wages had been Increased to S.Yilft, with proMirt lonaie Increases as cotna-r advances. The oisTstora say the action broke the I. W. W. agita tion, i W. W. A HP. HLAMFD FOR KI.AMATII CATTLK POISONING KLAMATH FALIa. July 2.1. A $t.V).HH worth of cattle has been pols. oiiikI within the last few months for which I. W. W. arc blamed, Icdcral liivoMlKator reported. TO PROSFCITK HOAI FOR FAII.lHF.TO HFI'ORT AtHKNT 8AJ.KM. July 2ft. The public stsr. Tlce commission referred to Attorney Gencrnl nrown Tor action the prose- cut ion or ine urpcnn.aninxiwn i Hallway and Navigation company for failure to report the accident at Hlndnuin. The matter was referred to tlie authorities here hy livens, district attorney or I laker county. Failure -to rctss-t accidents Immedl. alcly t a mlh-nM-anor. EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, JFRENCH sweep GERMANS FRuiVI COSILY GAINS Single Stroke Along Chemin Des Dames Wipes Out Tremendous Six Day Teuton Sacrifice of Blood, Steel and Powder. ALL LINES STRENGTHENED FKKNCH, HKADyUARTBllS, July 25. m one stroke the French have completely wiped out all that tier, many gained in six days of prodigal sacrifice of blood, steel and powder alona the Chemin Des Dames. Tin: delense of Hub highway paral lels In heroic brilliance the throwing back, of the German waves at er dun. Since Thursday morning the crown prince' attacks have been con tinuous and furious. The Germans suffered enormous casualties, me king man gains. Tuna the French sud. deuly leaped forward and swept the Uermans from costly gains. Uurmans Would dicer populace. The reason for the Yjrman attack and massacres of her troops appar ently lies in the belief of the Ger. man staff that the serious Austrian peace tendencies must .be overcome. The Teutonic population must be cheered up and enthusiasm raised, for fresh war loans by some stroke of the army. In adition. observations on the Chemin Des Dames dominate this theater of the war and as long as the French hold them the German lines are menaced. - The French statement reported the complete repulse of violent German attacks, the Germans violently bom barded the French positions. The French everywhere have strengthen ed their lines. GERMANS HELP VILLA SEIZE MINING TOWNS KI. PASO. July 3ft. Jlmlnex. Santa Hotwlia anil Parral. Import ant mining towns In chihuahua, wltero American mines are Hx-au cd. are In possession of Villa, according; to reports hero. The capture of these three cit ies was repotted directed hy Ger man orfli-cra, attaclied to Villa's staff. SEPT. BIDS CLOSE A T 1Q TYiriA V CHICAGO. July 5. (Special to the East. Oregonlan.) Range o( wheat prices today: Open. High. Low. Close July $3.44 2.V 1111(4 jsept I 23 V, 1 lli 2.19 Iortland. PORTLAND. Ore., July 25. (Spe cial.) Club I.1B; bluestem. 12.20. AHVKRTISING DF.FKXKK RFRF.Al' PHOItXKKO AT COX V K.NTION OAKI.AN'P. July 2". The establish ment of a Pacific advertising defense bureau as a nucleus for a nationwide Idifense advertising bureau is the main i subject before today 's session of the I Pnciflc Advertising Men s Association, j R. S. Steeple of Upokane proposed the scheme. ! It Is planned to have the advertia- ! ing men, governors and chairmen of j the councils of defense in all atatea I organise to assist the national govern- ' ment in publicity work, In advertls- ing national movements with u benr- i n(f on tne war. K. J. Jl'STICK DROPS DKAI. SAN FRANCISCO, July 2.V Kd win J. Justice, special assistant to attorney general of the I nltod States, who directed the government's bil lion dollar oil land suits, dropi-! dead. KING TALKING TO BRITISH FLIGHT COMMANDER I - J sM v ( ) p , fz v 'If i 'te-" i r - r . M;J'..:.-r::., a pa, - S 31 if King George Is here shown talking to the British chief of the flying ser vice. Flight Commander FFinney The TROOP D RECRUITED UP TO FULL WAR STRENGTH Recruited up to full war strength, Troop l of the First Separate fviuad- r n of Oregon Cavalry ussemoied De tween 11 and 12 this morning at Hap pj Canyon pavilion ready to go into active federal service. Just how long the troop wil Iremaln in Pendleton is not known. The offi cers are expecting orders to take the troop to Clackamas at any time, per haps tomorrow or maybe the first of next week. In the meantime the troop ers will be put through their paces daily here. lst niu-ht the company roll con tained lis names, 1 more than the full war strength number. However, some of the enlisted men are being dropped hy reason of physical defects Rn1 tho troop will only be IDS strong j v hen It leaves Pendleton for the mobl ligation camp. Officers" I'nlforms Arrive. Captain I.ee Caldwell and IJeuten ants James FT Cooke and Marshall Spell hHve received their uniforms and appeared In them this morning. The other uniforms will be issued when Ihe troop reaches Clackamas. Py noon today there were more than 100 of the members of the troop OFFICIAL MASTER LISTS OF DRAFTED MEN EXPECTED IN PENDLETON IN THREE DAYS The official master lists, containing the draft numbers Just as 'they were drawn at Washington, are expected to arrive In Pendleton within the next two or three days and they will be posted at the court house. The lists published in the papers probably eon. tain some Inaccuracies owing to er rors in transmission and registered men should consult the master when they arrive. As soon as they arrive, those men drawn for the first draft will be no tified to appear before County Phy sician McFaul for physical examina. JULY 25, 1917. . . . i king has always shown much interest in the work of the aeroplanes for the protection of London and for use of ! the army in France. at th pavilion and a number of oth ers will arrive (his afternoon from over the county. This afternoon the officers began putting them through drill and this will be a part of their daily routine from now on. Members of the troop not having places to sleep In the eily will he bunked in cots at the pavilion. All members will be re quired to report at the pavilion at 7 o'clock e:ch morning. Meals will be served at the various restaurants at government expense. The troops will be marched in squads to the restaur ants. Major McDonnell Commander. The officers have had an extremely busy day of it checking up the enlist ment papers and attending to the nu merous details of assembly. ' Word was received here this morn ing from Portland that Ma tor Charles K. McDonnell of the staff corps and departments has leen elected by the officers of tin- four troops to cmn rrand the squadron of Oregon cavalry. The officers of Troop D took part in the election which was held Saturday. .Major McDonnell is n veteran of th Spanish war and has had much ex perience as an officer. tlon. One third of the number will be examined each day for three days. If a drafted man is rejected because of physical defects, he must undergo a second examination by another phy sician before he is discharged Men claiming exemption because of de pendents, will present their affidav its to the local exemption board while those claiming occupational ex. j emptions must present their case to the district noaru at is uranur. Frank Psvis. local attorney. has been secured as clerk of the local (Continued on Page 10. DRAFT MEN WILL BF F RST IN CANTONMENTS OCTOBER 1 . SECOND SECTION NOT CALLED FOR YEAR R. f. CHIOIIPEK QUITS SCHOOL POSITION TO ENTERAL!. NAT. BANK R. E. Chloupek, for the past ftvs years head of the department of man ual training in the Pendleton schools, today formally resigned his position to accept an offer of a position In the American National Bank. He will take up his new duties In the morn ing. Mr. Chloupek came .to Pendleton five years ago from Baker to inBtall a manual training department In the Pendleton high school. He has been at the head of this department ever since and has developed tt until n o recognized as one of the best in the state. Mr. Chloupek's efficiency in this work earned him a state-wide reputation and he was selected a year ago to outline the manual training course for the state schools. In resigning his position In tne schools to go into the bank, Mr. Chloupek believes be sees a better opportunity. His successor in the schools will probably be selected in the near future. COWBOYS DESERT WILD WEST SHOWS TO JOIN TROOP D Fresh from winning the bulldog ging championship of Montana Frank Cable, well known Round-CP star, arrived back in Pendleton this morning to report for duty with Troop D, of which he was one of the first recruits. Scoop Martin, anoth er well known cowboy who has been making the circuit with Dell Blan. cett, has also returned to go with the Pendleton cavalry. Among others who were at Kalis pell for the show and who have re turned to Pendleton are Barney Sherry", who won second in the relay and the pony express, and Bob An derson of California. Dave White was hurt In the bulldogging and is suffering from a concussion of the bruin. He will not be able to leave Kallspell for a week or more. Ben Dobbins, who was stilettoed by a steer's horn in the recent bulldogging contest at Medicine Hat, is in the city and is still a cripple. Yakima Canutt won the bucking at Kalispell and took third in the bulldogging. Dell Blancett. who staged the show is expected back In Pendleton within a few days. He enlisted in the cav alry troop but is trying to secure his discharge.- He was a candidate for captain of the troop and It Is under stood that he is not at all eager to serve under Captain Caldwell. WILD WEST SHOW PERFORMERS WED KATIK WII.KKS AND YAKIMA CANNl'TT MAURI IK AT KAIJSPKLL. A romance of the wild west show wond resulted last week in the mar riage of Miss Katie Wilkes, who won the cowgirls" buckii.K championship at the Round-l'p last year, and Ya kima Cannutt, well known rider and bulldogger who two ears ago wm second to I-ee Caldwell in the covv- mrh ing contest at the Rouml- t. The marriage took place at Kalis pell, Montana, where both were par ticipating in wild west contests. Two hours after their marriage, they were separated. Cannutt going to Cheyenne for the Frontier Pays show and his bride coining to Pendleton. After the Cheyenne show. Cannutt will return here and he and his bride will go to Idaho to take part in contests. Cannutt wn the -bucking contest at Kalispell and has also wn several other contests this year. Katie Wilkes came to the Uound-Vp last year from Montana and won first honors by sev eral brilliant rides. She has been with the Hlaneett outfit for the part several month Cannuf t'" home lk i. ear 'i'li.iN. Wn IT IS BELIEVED Six Hundred Thousand Sam- mies.Largest NumberUnited States Can Send Abroad by September 1918. NOT MORE THAN 109.000 IN EUROPE BY JANUARY (WEBB MILLER.) WASHINGTON, July 34. SIX hun dred thousand Sammies Is the -largest number the United States can send abroad by September 191. Thia la stated semi-officlally. Not more than 100,000 can be In Europe by next January. The first of the new national army will scarcely be in the cantonments before October first. It takes prac tically a year to turn a civilian Into a soldier. The second section of the new army will not be called before next summer, it is believed. Lack of shipping facilities has complicated the problem. Kieid Military Law In Effect. Meanwhile all speed will be used to get the rirst drafted men Into train ing. It' was settled today that rltttd military law applies to drafted men as soon as they are notified they are held for service. Unless the plans are changed, the office of the local boards will be the rendezvous. ITpon noti fication the men will assemble at this rendezvous and start to the canton- ment. The war department Is debat ing whether to send them to camps in" charge of military officers or al low them to go on their honor. The department leans toward the latter plan. . - If any men summoned to the ren dezvous fall to appear, a squad of sol diers will be sent to bring them. They are liable to penalty without leave. If the evasion continues, they will be come deserters. General Crowder declared the news- papers were his greatest aid In the j registration and draft. FOR CONFERENCE Dl'BL.1... July 25. Nlnvty Iriah men met behind closed doors here to day to undertake the aettlomwnt of the Irteh question. The meeting repre sented the most striking effort ever made to dispone of the issue. It in be-t:-ved to offer greater hope than an previous one. The meeting will prob ably lust several week. The convention includes represen tatives of Irish nationalist, unionist of I'lPter, unionists of South Ireland. l-cal -gov?rnin bodies, church-, com mercial Interest, and educational in stitutions. It doesn't include Heinn Feiners, independent nationalists or socialists. Great crowds were massed to watch the assembUnn of the con ference around Trinity College. Some delegates attended a special service at St. Andrew's church. ItlElTlHIt IHMM1S KKUCAsKlt W SHl;TON. July 25. fin-ere ha arrcxi to SUToia'a reqie for tin ' estaliisliim-Tit of a U'tniM-wu-y Stsrlnian j capital at Salonikl. it it orrirlnlM annonnovti. The alien have abaiuKrn cl tlie MMka4le agnint prefer. TtuW I ta the la4 rtp In tte full cooxra- Uon betwovn irwt and the ilir. xnsfdcrahr Britih Mnv U ft-if! for a4inn 4rhr SOCIALISTS WHO AIDED SLACKER MUST SPEND YEAR IN WORKHOUSE Cl.KVKLaA ND. Ju ly 25. Three Ohio socialists. protni. nent nationally, have ben sen fenced to serve a y-r In the workhouse for aiding a slacker to escape the conscription " istratlon. They are C- K. Ftuth en berg, candidate fr mayor, Alfred Wagenkneeht, state sec. retary for th- party a'l h Raker. nrrmler.