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0 ;vFNINfi EDITION DAILY EVENING EDITION . 'tTHKR v. Wednesday fair: warmer W ,r TO AOVEKTIBEHH g: mini kxtmi.... o. . Vi I, 4g BMivV ' wind. Hi. weather cb maximum y- . - To fin mini- Tb Rut OruontiD has the lanceat b0 tito and gtiaruted paid circulation of any paper In Oregon. it of Portlar 1 and by far tba larffmrt clri'Uatiu to t'eodlatoa of aoy newapapcr mum light; weather, tcrday, S COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPEB CITY OFFICIAL PAPER NO. 9188 VOL. 29 ALLIES ON TWO BA TTLE FRONTS Greatest Artillery Duel of Entire War Pre ceeds French and British Offensive in Flanders; All First Objectives Gained; German Line Penetrated on Mile Front; Labasseville is Captured. RUSSIAN TROOPS APPARENTLY RECOVERING STAMINA IjONIMJN, Jul) l"u" Press front dbaauohes report Uia nrltish had m.imrod l,aha scvlUc, HHUUnK a Itritlstl ad vance of at Iwt half - mile. All counter attack were re pulsed. This afternoon the vic torious triM-iw are consolidating LtH'lr gains. LONDON, July 31. Eng-; -- - iij Vio'on l0,h slues was a- live. land and France signalled the , (ttVBUVt xrtty nnH or war. beginning of the fourth year Ha)f stnl.te,i the orrensive after the Of the war With a jerk by an 1 greatest artillery duel In the entire Offensive On tWO fronts, sweep- j war to dale.. For sevt day 1n inc forward successfully to. the U;;;, antish n roared ..on. .h first objectives. , ' ' In Flanders beyond the Mes- j itusstans s.rm Recovering, sines Wytschaete ridge the j iwnnx. July so. Russia seems British assisted by the French j to be recovering from the effect f on the left, brought to a climax i the Herman spy astern Fro.it dis- the vast artillery preparation of the past week by a concerts On Chemin Des Dames Paris reported a sudden offensive in the Chevregny sector, smash ing ahead to German positions on a front of over a mile. Haig difln't mention the exact extent of the British and French of fensive, but gave the lower most point as north of the river Lys. . Front dispatches indicated the fiehtinsr was continuing fiercolv torlav The first man wont over toD at 3:50 this morning. The French repuls ed a German counter attack. The Frenrh Imprlrnned 167 men. COUNTY MAY GET CREDIT FOR ENLISTMENTS SINCE DRAFT At least seven of the 86 men who j ,,, ,he first draft for ! Umatilla county have already enlist- chle .t. Davis. J.eph Morgan. Wil ed and will therefore not be called ; llam J. Graham. William J. oraham. to appear before the locnl board, j William J. .leklns. Jesse B. King. Whether or not Umatilla county will Galen B. Smith, Harrp A. Jeppe, Jo be given crrdlt for these enlistments seph K Uvnch. Floyd D. Krause and n her first quota for the draft ar- j Hervey E. Reynolds, my la a question upon which the lo- No CU1 Made Vet. cal board has received no instruc- The local county hoard has as yet ttons Three of the men drawn are now members of Troop !. Matt J. Vander. pool of Weston, who was the second man drawn In this county, and Har ly F. Pteraol and Harry Edward Kel ler of Athena have ail joined the lo cal cavalry since registration day. Earl tt Olson of Milton has enlisted thn Mvlntlon corns of the regular .ev Hsrrv A. Jeppe of Pilot Koclt I has enlisted In the hoplttl corps, while Hervey tt. Keynolils of Milton, and Mike F Mielnk of Pendleton have enlisted as bakers In the quxr termaster's corps. If the county Is not to be given credit for these -' others as are made before the actual call Is.sent the drifted men " m" rra is now soliciting foods ami pro that just that number will have to , be drawn farther down the draft list. Tm M utoti-Treewuter auxiliary ftinre the government permits the w(M mi)d dow i rrsh fruUs for th(, drafted men to enlist In wliatenr . milrk(,( cool.ed foods preserved branch they choose up until the time . tMt9 !lnd ,verytltlng In the they are notlPed to appear for phy- ) food ne wlM D. uooepted by the Vom Ica! examination It Is presumed : mttfJ , L.ttrw. Those wishing to that the Intention Is to give the contrnlltB for the market should call county credit on Its quota I p SM-J If personal solicitation Is not crlwr rnll moiits. Too. , made of them. Miclak enlisted yesterday when he j Thp committee of young Indies in ascertained that he was in the first jrhnrge of the collection of the food- list. With him Win am t;. liaimrn u Meacham and Merle A. Nelson oi 1 telly enll-'etl. alo 'n the qunrter-mfst-r "W- and "II tnTe left thl morning on No. 1 for Port lan I. The'r nnmbi ri- were not drawn' f' r th ! f'rst cs'l The enlistment " the three yosier fv -is '-"is rn oven S'l men which i-r-fv his sent fr. ' oth Miis. n. , t,,i,.. Th - Pstrck (Jollen V l l.ong .': :y J:'- rn O. . .in.--'-. PAILY SMASH FORWARD .two officers und 15 non-coinmlsalnn-fed officers, members of three dlffer- !enl regiments. The Paris statement detailed a vl ; olent artillery combat around Corny. ! Hurtebise and elsewhere on the Che I mln lx-s Dames, with the infantrv ! very active. j In Champagne, a Herman raid northwest of Promcs wax dispersed. On both banks of the Meuae artillery atchee showed the Russians In some sectors on the north en tern front ami KerenskvV troops has assumed the Initiative and were vigorously press ing the battle. In HiIir. Oerman Chaneellor Mlchnrlla' statement, designed to el Imlnate Russia from the allies, ap purently didn't create a rlpyle of in terest. London newspapers empha sised the interview which Premie'' Lloyd (lenrge granted on his return from Paris asserting: Hnss Ira-nlculable Olianlltv. "The Russians are an Incalculable ouantlty. They fought when least ex pected und hung back when It seem ed thev ought to go on My latest in- formation i mat """ Editorial nmment npilauled Fr fllffti Mtnltttpr Balfour's tfitom'n dtmyinir thw (irman claim that the allies warred for r on quest. Arthur R. Husbands. Delbert Husbands, Joseph o. Hardman. W. Ar- not received toe iim?ii mhu tn- not. therefore, send out the first call. AS soon aa the list arrives the men on the first list will be notified j to appear before a physician for phy sical examination It is presumed the list is now In the hands of the gover nor or adjutant general. ;"EVERYTHING TO EAT" RED CROSS MARKET f ' w.. ,. 8(lIll Hl the Hed Cross public market on next oommlttee of girl hell- stuff const' t of Misses Mildred Herx eley, Helen and Mar.v . Johns, Peth Kmlih V..II.I Thomtiaon. t -enrs Jer- srd. Claire Haley end I live Owinn and Mrs. Claude Hampton. v ii-;viks sucijirr thkatikk. PARIS. July SI. Nprakln t before tln chamber of deputies, Itemier Ill hot branded fieironw Chancellor """'H-I'l-ael's a a r:!- 'fl r in claiming there wore secret reBtlo hciwrcn I-Viiihh-j::il R:..-.-.a, loul-llis to c:)mini"t. EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, TUESDAY, JULY 31, 1917 - " 1 SOCIETY ATTENDS HORSE SHOW FOR RED CROSS i - 1 . fe Mlllllll M trmMn a II ijwmwwwsa .:...y,..:; ; nr. ' i . . t - ' f ' - aJ - ".v? I I f . . . -1..;. J,.' .. - I 5 AWCE BEWIONT. Miss Alice Belmont with her pr ize the Hay Shore Horse Show. Bay Shore. American Hed Cross. DEMONSTRATION BEING FOR THE MEMBERS OF TROOP , l t committee on program. Pendleton Will Pay Honor to;Pe; --"d "Tnn. Her Cavalrymen at dig wi7;fhTr.taTa j ebration to be Held Tomor-jK"-eit us u committee pr..-. row Night. At a meeting of the commit too this afternoon It was decid ed lo hold the fall-well demon stration for Troop I) tomorrow CMiiilnK. At 6:30 tho cavalry boys will he taken to the Kasl ein Oregon Stal.i Hospital where Swot. W. l. McS'ary will be host at an open air dinner. This will be lor menibery of the troop only. At 7:'I0 at the cor ner of Main and Court -streets the people of 1'emlloton will hold exercises in honor of the troop and an invitation is ex tended to everyone in the coun ty. There will he n program In addition to the presentation of souvenirs. : Pendleton will honor the members of Troon I) with a demonstration the details of which are now being ar-,-,..,,.,,! .nil which will probably be held tomorrow. W-diiesday cv nliig and which will be for the purpose of showini; the coiomu'ilt; 's apprecia tion of the patriotism of there now read' to leave for service In the war. At a special Commercial Club meeting this fyn-noon steps wore taken to "make a fuss" over the troop and Incidentally give ach trooper something to remember hts homo town by. Moon cntnusiawoi ". rhiin v at the meeting and ll was the "liMiiioiotis sentiment thai Pendleton should let Troop ! know the town is With them heart ami soul. However he-'" i. n . some Mllestioii as just what should and could be done so two com-milte.--; wi-re n.-imod. one lo arrange ' fo;- .i suitable souvenir to give each winning pony as she appeared at X. Y.. held for the benefit of the D nienilier of the troop and another Kruni. ) In def ra.v ing the exenses of the ; celebration no subscription will be I i circ.ilmed b"t instead voluntary sub-. a jscriptions will be received oy tne i.oni- ; ! nn rcia! I lub. A expense of several j ! hundred dollars will be incurred and a!. ill desiring to contribute to the fund : I are asked to make their subscriptions a ; to the secretary of the club at the a ! club rooire. CONFEREES ON FOOD Bill DEADLOCKED W ASIIINliTON-, July 81. fiHiil hill iHiiiferees adjourned Tin" In a deadlock Into today, until tomorrow afternoon. House) members rcniscti to accept the provision for a consro sional war (ommitti'e and the senate rcfu'V'd to cllniiiiate It. MEDICAL LAKE AiVl. rUDDL SlHKANK. July 81. TlH- bank :lt : M ili. nl I sko. Hi'h . w roblicl this '. aiu-moon of tMMI. The ronis-rs niailc the'r tipi'. A powsc of il.H- mv -In-riftV was rushed from kane by auto. HIM l N IN NK.W WAR'VNUTOX. Jnl IIMY. 5! liar Chapman Oillwrt. age 21. son of ; Whit- House t.olice guaril. is the firs man In the .-ountry to he nccepted f" serlt-- in the new national srmv I i ii. 1...TC national srmv bavin rassc.l h's phvslcal t.-st in I il all claims for exemption. NCOME AND LIQUOR TAXES Senate Finance Committee Agrees on Amendments to Revenue Bill; Increases are Adopted to Make Up $273,000,000 TWO PER CENT SURTAX PUT ON CORPORATIONS WASHINGTON. July 31. A two per cent surtax-on corporations, an increase In taxes on incomes of over 115,000; ah increase of $1 a gallon in the distilled spirit tax. and an in crease of 50 cents a barrel on beer waa agreed upon by the senate finance committee aa amendments to the rev enue bill. From the surtax on corporation in comes the committee hopes to raise a hundred and sixty two million. The boost on taxea on individual incomes alKve 115.000 is expected to yield from twenty five million to thirty six million. The liquor lax increase making a total tax of S.20 a gallon, is expected to yield ninety million. The beer tax increase will raise twen ty five million. The wine tux will be increased. These increases were" adopted to make un the additional two hundred and seventy three million needeo to bring the committee's original bill to a hjlllon nine "hundred., and forty tbnnr million. " ' " JULY CLOSES AT $2.74 BUT SEPT. WEAKER OHICAiiO, July 31. Shorts in July wheal bid thai future to 12.74 Just before the close of the market. a jump of ten cents from the opening. The last day of the month caused a big jump in July oats, in which there has been heavy trading since trading in corn and wheat was limited. Range of Price. CHU'AGO, July 31. (Special to the Kaxt Oregon ia n) Range of prices to day. Open. $2.64 12.22 High. 1-rfJW. 12.74 12.64 2.23Vi 12-17 t'lose. 12.74 12.17 July Sept. LATE WIRE NEWS Seattle SKATTI.K. July 81. The unil Taoonia street car strike was ir - : tually ended at iimron-nce of .the carmen's general strike committee and President lniiard of the Sound Traction. IJchl and lllget j Power i 1 company. It was authrntUely re ! ported this 'aftf rtuxin that lximard i had aivoplod the trlkcr suggestion the men return to work without loss of M-norlty. Tin- hours and wonting conditions are to lie left with n Ixmrtl off throe arbitrators. !tRIK1 TO WKKl'K ROOT'S TlttlN TOKYO, .lulv 81. Anarchists at- 1 temrfed to nwk and burn the train arrtiiiir tin' nM-rlcsii mission Russia, according to trnvi-lcr srrlv ins here. Hritl-jcs ahead of Root's train won finil. The train stoM-d hi'for- It reached the hiirnlns structure and ns dclatrd thirty homss. Slorchons ..s and trains were fln-d at Vlstka . tran nammlv cs.-ai.od. I'liOIIIItlTION YOTK TOMORROW W SIIItiTON. July SI. Thcdrys l iM) the -llh.tlon c-onstitutlonal aiu- ,-ndito lit will oass. inc wets sa ii wont. The senate asroc.i io m- w.. the umcmlmcnt tomorrow. Huns- li-nder on l.th sides are l-repnriiur for a flsht ir Us' s.-nate , n--. ihe nn.cndment. ctm-s.-nta-ll. Webb, hading Ih- drmorratir tvroliibltloiilsts. sni.l the ann-mlnient ; nualil la- the Im.iisc. OIlM-r reioss. -,-Mlall.i- said tla- mcnsiire would ail. AGAIN RAISED LAST BECOMES FIRST i' ROYER JOINS NAVY "And the last shall be first." The familiar scriptural edict l ap plicable In part at least to the Uma tilla county draft. William Newton Rover of Pilot Hock, whose number was the last of- all the 237 of this county to be drawn will not benefit from hi position. He has already enlisted and is now doing his bit for Uncle Kam. Itoyer. who was one of the most prominent young men In Pilot Rock, could not wait for a chance of being conscripted. A week before the big lottery waa held he hied himself to Portland along with Walter Albrecht and enliated in the navy. The two are now playing in the naval band at Mare Island. Royer waa one of the oouncilmen of Pilot Rock when he enlisted. For the pant ten years he had been the shortstop on the famous Pilot Rook ball team. He Is a son of J. M. Koy er. Albrecht was catcher on the Pi lot Rock team for a number of years and both he and Rover played in the Pilot Rock band. Albrecht had been employed in the Alexander orocerj ir. this city during the past year. The other half of the scriptural passage, "And the first shall be last." may apply here also. George B. Kel ler of Freewate.r was the first man drawn and. inasmuch as he has a wife and child, he may be exempted at this time. Heller is a merchant tailor by trade. ENGLAND LOSES 71,899 MEN IN THE PAST MONTH l.oXIMIX. July 81. K i land has lost 7.89 killed, wounded and mlse lng In armies. a -cording t the month's casualty list. IS-1" killed: SS.4-4 wounded and arc miMslnav ? - S ITT cent Dividend on Sierl. NEW YORK, July 31. The United States steel corporation declared a three per cent extra dividend on com. mon stocks xnd a regular quarterly dividend of one and one quarter dlvi. dend. RESTORATION OF BELGIUM U.S. AIM WASHINGTON. July 31. The Uni ted States is not obliged lo follow the : French in their ambition to regain j Alsace-Irraine it is officially stated. Nor is the American relation toward I the allies such that this government would necessarily demand freedom , for certain Darts of Austria, Balfour. in asserting yesterday that ! tarv committee: -England would fight until France "The most powerful Mows to r.er haid regained the territory lost to many will he delivered hy American HUmurrk. spoke only for England, aircraft in the coming year It is stated. Ch ilrman Howard Coffin, of the Officials wouldn't say how America ; atecrift oroduction board snl-1: 'suinds on the question of A luace-Lor- I raine. but make It plain the United , S s is no, n,-cessarily going to mix ;)n the allies politics The United . Stales will demand the restoration of ' Helaium. CAPTAIN CALDWELL SECURES FINE MOUNT When Captain l.ee Caldwell -i( Troop I First oreson cavalry, i. his men to the front no win oe mounted as befits the champion bron. cho buster of the world. He has se cured from i;us I-a Fontaine tn- thoroughbred gel. ling which was 3 ! colt out of c.race w.. the mare which made a notable track record in the northwest some years ago. The animal If a beautiful one. be ing a blond bay with white feet and white face. His sire was Sir Henry ano-her rncing horse that achieved fame on the northwest turf Cap tain Caldwell has rhristeno I his mount c.ns I. after Mr. I-a Fontaine and In memory of that o'her Ous I. that once belonged to the .a Fon taine stable. He is seven years old. Orace W.. the moth.-r of Caldwell's mount, will be remembered as the mare that won the sweepstakes at th" Salem fair and at Hutte Montana for Mr !. Fontaine wh-n racing was in its prime in these parts. The government permits c.vnlrt officers to use their own mounts an 1 p.ivs them so m-it-h a mo'ith f-r th use of them. t AMERICA AND HER RESOURCES WILL JN WAR Fourth Year of Struggle to Find Her Doing Her Vast Bit, With Reserve Strength Bring ing Victory Say Officials. ONLY MISERABLE PEACE WITHOUT HELP OF U. S. WASHINGTON. July 31. Ameri ca and her great reservoir of men. money and materials will turn the tide of the war. The fourth year of the struggle will find lier doing her vast bit In overturning autocracy and , ultimately her reserve strengtn wui This message is from responsible officials, tacking the declarations of President Wilson and Secretary Lan sing that the nation must forge on t victory and without ns the war must end in a miserable peace U. S. Doing Bronte Work. "The beginning of the fourth year of the war finds the United States doing a noble work to win the vic tory " said Secretary Raker. We are engaged In tremendous tasks but alreaiy much is done an 1 I feel confident that by nnited worn and spirit we shall triumph." "We have a force on French soil, and other units of specialised men. such as engineers, foresters, and av iators, are being sent our allies. Ten million are registered for service, tho regular army is increased three fold, the national guard doubled ana -w we have a united force of more than " 600.000 Relies on Karys KfO Acting chairman Swanson of the senate naval committee said: "I have much confidence in th-i preoaredness and efficiency -of our navy. It will do great work " America Must Arotwr. Chamberlain, chairman of ths sen ate military committee, said: Un less there's a change in conditions along the battle lines soon there's no telling how long the war may be pro- longed. America must be the de ciding factor. Victory is certain, but It may be delayed unless America be comes thoroughly aroused and has tens to tnke her place In the fore front." Roi-kadc and Aircraft. Chairman Padgett of the house na val committee: "I fav r an allie-l blocking at Skagcrek. helr-lng Norway. Sweden ; and rienmark to protect their neu- traljty." Chairman Oent. f the honse mllt- i "America will bring to the allied srmies nnouestlond sttnremnev of the j ar This is the greatest single ron- . tribution to the vital cause of free na- .tions ." I . XTRA WASHINGTON. JI'l.Y 31. SIX'OND 4'UASS OF I.VVJIHt MI'N Wll I. RK t'-AI.l.KU fX)H K.XMIA. TION FAIll.Y IN AHilCT. IT '-" ANNO! Af.lt. KKYKN PAY ArTKU TIIK KXA.MIN'TIOS 4F Till'. I1RST I1I1A1T IS 4MPI.FTFI. TIIK HMI'D DIH1T Wll. 1. IIK tilN. TIIK SKt4l CI.XS-S. NI'MltHl- IMi 111! PK.lt 4'KVT OK TIIK SS7.IMMI MKN MT.Ill ll. MILL ItK. tOlllKI MIR MKN TO Itl l'I.MK TIIISK. K.VKMPIKH IV TIIK KIRsT I. KOI I". ,;l l!l. I KlinlU'll MOWIl TO liKSIHK'T KXKMITIONH II II TIIKR. MHHHI, STI IIIMS M IK SKHYI. IN KIP f'HOSH A.MItl'I.WCK KlIII'IMl llK Ml Yl.ll 4 I.MMs lint l:KMP TIOV OK DIM II IRI.K. UK Itl I.KIK HEAT PROSTRATES 32 IN NEW YORK -,r-w of irMminti mti vrni atlm n-wrlil tin- ttfi r wor4 u1 v. T1mt hmr :. lh la fiv Tin i.-iiih fu ur"