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WEATHER FORECAST Tonight and Friday generally cloudy. Minimum, T: Minimum, S; Wind, west, brisk; Rainfall, Weather, cloudy.- . DAILY EVENING EDITION Number coiiles printed of yesterday' Daily edition 2,985 This paper la member of and audited by Uia Audit Bureau of Circulation. COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER CITY OFFICIAL PAPER g ltaayga; iwiii gig"' VOL. 29 l-DISON MAY t RUSSO-GERMAN sea battle I ', - ' " - , , ,. M HAVE FOUND IXi inventor Returns From Ten .'. . JVeeks Spent on lligh Seas Seeking: a Device. AN APPEAL FOR LIBERTY BONDS "Urges Men and Women to do Duty Now and Help De feat Kaiser. . WASIITXGTOV, Oct. 2 1. Thomas tUsoi lias been here for Hie laxt two weeks perfertlnjr antl-sulmiarliie de vice. AllhoiiKli tho devices are e- creut, tiro officials admitted tliein to I must, promising. -1 ORANGE, X, J., Oct. 25. Thomiu Ftdlsun ha spent the lust ten weeks fiVk the high seas, striving to perfect fcome means of defeating the subma rine, his laboratories announced, i Wlmn also Issued a liberty Hond appeal. "'.It Is believed because Edison's sea Voyage la announced as ended ani from the strictest reticlence concern ICS Edison's whereabouts, that the In ventor has probably found the much wanted antl-aubmarlne weapon. It Is understood Kdlson's experiments included the duplication as far as pos sible., jof - Germany's submarine war fare methods. I'lejuls for Iloiul Kales. JCdlson, In his statement said: "One hundred and forty years ago our fore, fathers fought for les sihan wo are fighting for today. - "We have made heroes of the men who fought to make this anuntry free, and have .branded as cowards and traitors the men who refused to fight. Marterity wilt grant a similar Judg ment -on -the; men-,and women who refused to do their duty now and who are creating a heritage of shame for their children and their children' children. I v Oexmfthy'a place In the sun means mining short of world domination Kvery. Liberty Bond you buy this! Week Is a message .from you to the j Kaiser thai his ambition to conquer ! the world cannot be reallred." . 4 Vice President Is Hllcnt. ' William Maxwell, vice president of he Thomas Edlscn Incorporated, re fused to discuss Edison's absence pr whether ha had perfected an anti submarine device. High school meets vva1tsburg friday COAfU JONH HAS Xvr A'l-TT CUItMIHN IXfAli I'LAYICIIS fOll ii AM K. Members of the 'Waitsburg high school football team- will reach I'en- dleton.thls evening for their game j tomorrow afternoon with the Pen- I dleton high eleven. The game will be ; played at the Hound-l'p park. Coach Griff Jones of the local team. admits that there will he a game, but will say nothing as tohls Une-up or prospects. : His team has not had much scrimmage practice on account i af poor turnouts, hence the line-up Is a matter of conjecture. The slu- dents who appear to have an edgo for i Positions are Casey. Ulrleh, Ilurgess. j Ioylen. T. Turgeson. Straugn. J. j Beck. Haves. Stockman. H. , Snyder furnish. Heyden, Klackman, Donhert, J. Turgeson and Warner. f The Waitsburg squad Is composed; nf Carpenter, center: Rle and Hales ; guards; Monett and T. Monnett, j tackles; Bayers and Taylor. ends: j Kingman, quarter: Harrington nnd Bmlth. halves; Jessup fitllback. Applegate of the Walla Walla Y. j M. C. A., will probably be the referee, j TO LEAVE KRONSTADTj D VER WEAPON t? no a ion a Pranflra -frti floi-MnB' Kussians i repare zor uer - man Naval Drive Toward . Y) 4- A 1 etrOf-jradi. . ( (, . . t ' , PPyrjilOORADv Octi 5S."i-Th-civil evacuation of Krnnstadt was begun today. It Is officially announced. Evidently the gov ernment plana to concentrate it defense on the Vlberff. Helsig fora and Kronstedt fortifications. The Krnnstadt civil evacuation Indicates the Russians expect a Oerman naval drive towards Pet rogrart. The fortress Is located twenty miles west of Petrowrad and Is considered a fortress of the first rank. . li y . i vcrc: ? I " "ii r r iiii ii iii i Oerman warships protecting tho landing of troops on Oesel Island pen etrated the channel (1) between that Island and Dajjo Island and proceeded northeastward unlll they were met by Kusslan squadron and forced to re- , f CernJi !5 , """" th!U 'ou: ' German torpedo boats were sunk and, E WILL VICE PRESIDENT No charge will lie made for ad mission to Hie meeting for Vliv lrciclciit Mm-shall when lie siieaks In IVndlcton Nor. .. In stead of chaining ." ecnls each, as prevloiiMlv rnwHl, the gen eral committee decided tiwlay Ii, make tlie address free lo' all the ople ami to have a fund raised in I'ciiillctou for Hie purisise of meeiidg the eHan.scH if the af fair. Incliidiiis the giiaraiilee of fSIIO to the Kliison-White bureau. H. .f. Taylor lias la-cn uiinieil as a secliil committeeman to raise tlie money needed lor the purisise. The Happy ton von pavilion, villi seats for llou H-oplc In Die diincliur room, will he used Tor the gathering; and stcis will lie taken to ill like the place comfort able. Including healing or the room If necessary: It is possible that the meeiiiur will lie held In the afternoon Instead of the even- Pendleton's Subscription is rt source oi Aaniiration to Other Towns. PORTLAND, Oct. 2f.. (Special to the Kant Oregon Inn.) With the unof ficial total announced hy the public ity department of the Liberty Loan at noon a $16,853,90(1, this based on telegraphic reports from every enm- munlty In the state, and with official formal bank announcements that t tol $t4.fi01,6rin.rthere 1h no iuestio:t I bttt (hut Oregon will raise her tulni imum quota of $18 oon.non hv Satur- day night. The only doubt remnlnhwT I concerns how near its maximum ii ta of thirty million Oreeon wMl go and an effort I now bein made nil over the atate to force Oregon up wards on the ladder. All over the Mate a enlrit of Insplr- determination seems to have tak- icn hol() The i.v rnn.i'... 1m ne ndmimtion of other citu-e ' "Ith many towns unheard from nt (Oil. the situation presents many prob. i h ma but the committee Is hopeful The little lumber town of Bridal j Veil doubling its minimum ouot-i , makes It the first city In the state to! rench the maximum quota, j Details of some of the results can only he guessed following feature like the following: Mosler Jumps in, ! cno day from IS nor ceM to S1 ier- cent. Marshffeld from t-elne th low-; i est city of Its si?e In the st.-tto Intw to 34 per cent. North P wder from 1 eln cne per rent smnhe-l It w- to 4T pr cent In one dnv. nras Val ley doubled its subscriptions In nni ("ay, gclng from 4T to fltl-per cent. CHARG PENDLETON nnrrf t r UKtuUN o DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, cruiser ran aground. Arensbura til, capital of Oesel Island, has beei occupied by the nermann and the peninsula of Kvorb (5) has been 'Iso lated. Cierman ships are bombarding the-west coast of Oesel Inland 4 an:l . v. , .L , ' iniwiflrin in in.? nunnrm part Of ,h 10 re fleeing to Moon Island (3). BE MADE MARSHALL IN FOR ; FUND TO BE RAISED In?. If the chanse Is agreeable to tlie vli president. Another pro posed tea (lire of the day Is a school children's intrude to lie re viewed by the distiustllshcd ls-' Hor. With the mcctiiis; made free to the public It Is desired to twin as nuiuy people In as sis.sible from llie isnnilrv and oilier tortious of eastern Oregon not to lie vis ited by the vice president. Willi this end in view siH-ctal (mill ac comoilatfons will Is? secured if ixissllile. Owing to the fact that Hev. and Mrs. It, F ;olnall of this city were friends tf the Marshall rumily in Indiana, Kcv. (Somali has lieen itpiHilntcd as a incnilsr of the social entertainment com mittee, which committee has the task of carhur ror the social en tertainment nf the vice president and wife while In Pendleton, QUOTA IS RAISED tnpicd in one day "5 Pei" cent, Heppner hi froni ?2 t has not beer heard from. Shaniko Is up to 95 pet lent. Vale In the slowest city In east ern Oregon to report, having onl? Heven per cent. Twenty three chief have reached or exceeded their quotas on the minimum ba.sis. Those cltiep ff-re Hrldnl Veil. Westfall, Kcho, Carl ion, Mnupln, Helix. Iikevlew. lone NV-rth Itend, Peaslde, Portorford, Pais ley; Lafayette. Pendleton. Jackson villi. Snndy, Amity.' Moro, Halnler, Tiend, Iallus. Drain. Florence. Yam hill, The following cities either at tained their quotas this morning or mined quotas previously attained over th looker cent mark: Dufur. Kn torprise. Helix, Ijifayetle, North Hepd. Pendleton. Halnler. Walk.wn Yamhill. Cities muvt remember thn even t hough the inlnlmmn quota I ralrrd we must n!m at the mnxluin declared C A- Miller, campaign man peer. ; t BANK ROBBER KILLED AFTER SHOOTING MAN MT. VFIIXOV, Wash., Oct. 25. I'arl Sinirgcon f smith Helling-, ham was killed after ho and his brother Hay held up tho Fdison Ktaje Hank aik, fatally womithtl Intt Halloran. a hank stock holder. Hay spurgcmi nnn cap tu i-cil ntiinnih -d. THURSDAY, A USTRO-GERMANS HARD 25 IN ONE DAY: French Take Heavy Toll Wednesday it is Officially Stated. PAins oct. 2r,-Twon(y.five cr - an (ri'itiiit-n wv-m vnmiitru tTiin day alone, it is officially stated. The tJermans air raided Xamy again. There were no virllnih. The 1 rcni li eontinucd to advance toward ion. Kosey farm and oiiM-r HIGHWAY ROUTE TO BE PUT IN SHAPE TO GET STATE AID Tho state highway commission hav nff recently jiastfed a resolution iirs ng the necessity of hnrdwurfnciits the Columbia Highway between Pendlctor. nd The Dalle during the coming : vear, the county courts of the coun : ties through which Ihe road runs are' fcin(f the mutter oi ireparing the , road to receive state aiL Tho local court, whi.'e It Ik not com mltted to any specific action, has ir contemplation -the grading: of the roar from Pendleton to Umatilla during the coming winter In order to give f time to sftte hy next summer wher state aid may he expected. SimHaT action Is contemplated on the road cia rHnt Rock and between Pendleton nd Mencham. There nre two routef v which the highway mav come, onf 'la the ''oliimhla river. Umatilla anc he wst end of this county and on' "la Heppner and Pilnt Hock. Inas much as it Is said that In Morrov county an agreement has been reach ed wherehy the road money raised ir he northern district can he used i nreparlng the river road. It Is not un likely that both routes will be put ir shape to get state aid. THREE MORE ARE CERTIFIED FROM UMATILLA COUNTY Three more men from this count: have been certified up for service bj the district board of La Grande. They are Arcnie Stephen Hond of Pilot Kock. Jesse Aaron Ferguson of Wes ton and Itudolph Alvlu Anderson o Uresden, Kansas. The action of the local board In ex empting Karl Vasbtirg Storm was af 'irimd as was similar action In the ase of Hlrt I'ullar, The local board": ction in diKatlowin? tho 'exemption laim nf Kulph 15. McKwen of Athena n the grounds of dependents was re versed and In addftfon Mr. McEwen as clven a discharge on occupation al grounds. The local board has received word 'hat pzra L Ming and Lawrence E Wlen of this county have enlisted at "ort Oeitrge Wright, the former In the dgnal service and the latter In the luartermastei'H corps, and that f J Screland. Claude T. Thorne and P. F. flu errant have enlisted In the navy. Their names ,wl11 'be stricken from the list available for the draft. FRANCES WILLARD DAY IS TOMORROW pvni.io schools iiavk kpfciyt. pi;oi;it ams i oi m i:ioit A r iti ti:m rKUAxt'K IKADKU, Tomorrow Is. Frances E. Willard Ta' in the public schools of the state n deicnnied 1T the state school au thorities, and specinl programs com memorating the iife ami work of the sreat temperance leader will be giver it each of the Pendleton schools. The local W. C. T. U. will presen each school with a framed picture o ranees E Willard and will provide speal er to inn ! e n short talk t he pupils. Itev. II. E, Oornall of tho M ot h od is t c h n re h will spea k at the hirih scho4l, Mrs. Nancy DeSpain a' tho Washington school. Mrs. A. Ek lond at t he Ha wt horn schil am' Mrs. t;. W, li-ipsir nt the Lincoln. Th hich school rxeroie.- will be held ni 9 in the mornin a:id those at tht rrade school.- In the afternoon. GERMANS LOSE AIRPLANES OCTOBER 25, 1917. A GAINST ITALIANS Tremendous Offensive Begun at Bainsiz za Plateau; Enemy Succeeds in Pierc ing Line Left of Isonza; British and French Forces Hush to Stiffen Italian Resistance; Germans Fight Desperately WASHINGTON, Oct. 25. fought on Bainsizza Plateau. The Austrians with twenty . fresh divisions, including many Germans, are attempting ; a great offensive. ! The Italians with French and British reinforcements ;are prepared to hold the positions at all costs, Rome ! cables asserted. i T, p p. i i . I . Italian OHlCiaiS Claim Uie : thousands for IsonZO gains , ! morale, ; German aerial squadrons i One German flier was downed, Rome cables said. King Albert of Belgium is expected to visit the Italian ! front soon, and may witness the great battle. I Military observers see a direct connection between the j German retirement on the Riga front' and the Austrian ' offensive. Germany has stripped the Russian lines to the ; thinnest point to answer the Austrians frantic appeals IOr aiu. ' Observers expressed confidence in the Italian defense, with Irench and British reinforcements. - BKI.TJX, Oot. 2.".. Ten (lionsund Italian, including a hriuado and divl ionai Ntaff, were prisintrril hi the AiiMtru-;crinau ririv ft in offioially an no tint lit. liu'h rifh looty uaa taJit'iu ROME. Oct. 25. The AuHtro-Oer- j man -hpoke- through'' rtt liaHfm- ne k ert of laoiiiEo, it Is officially slated. J'he enemy was checked on the western slope of Mount Han to. The Teutonic gains were achieved iy the enemy taking advantage of bridgehead positions at .St. Marin Slucca. After violent fighting, tho Austro-Germans carried the battle to the slopes on the right bank of the; It-onzo. ! Every front dispatch emphasized i ind Austrian forces along the attack- j ing front, on a sector approsimtaely 18 miles. Heavy German artillerylng receded the violent artillery attack, j Italians Ttesist Desperately. ! BR E LIN. Oct. 25. The Austro lermans successfully stormed Italian Positions on the Isonao front between , flitch and Kolmlno. it Is officially j -tated.- The captured positions are i dtuated on steep mountain slopes, barring the roadway to the surround- j ng valley. The Italian resistance was 'esperate. ; XTRAi WASIllXiTOX. Oet. 25. 8eveD nemlH-rrf or Ihee eri. vo of the irined (runril tw w-nunileit (liirins a our hour linllle Is-tweeii the Anieriean iteuini-r l.nckeiilaicli ami a suhniarlne ot. Iitli the navy d-artnieiit lrii. I. The arrival of an Anicrii-aii tle stroyer ended the hntlle. The steamer A-as not hadly daiiuiKvtl. nlthoiiRh hit several flmes. 4? 4. S -I few , -sr? b" KliKJIlT RoosrvriT. KERMIT ROOSEVELT MAKES FIRST FLIGHT IN FRANCE ' -r I . ' 1 ! 3 itV'.iv. ? ' '.r :- A decisive battle is being .... , ... enemy IS Willing VP SaCnilCe to Strengthen the people's r strongly represented. . - - are 6- GERfilANS PREPARE SECOND RETREAT Civilians Evacuate Menin; I Destruction Corps Devas- i tate Country. ' ' ! AMSTERDAM, Oct. 25. Tlie civil-j Ian evacuation of Mcnin In 1-lamlers. (f tfH ltHnr.inl nhwts of tlm British drive. Is roo rtod. indicating ; the (Germans exiicet to retreat. PARIS. Oct. 25. IVem-h airmen reimrtcd Hie (Jeraians are destroying vlllugcH and tree, indicating tlie 4r muns arc piemring a strateirie re treat toward I,aoii. The (it'rnian de- st nut ion cnrfis Is active everywhere. t Fetrain'H vlctcry on the Alnne front ; Is causing a ontbnrst or rejoicing:, j Nesaiers assert it if impossible? to over estimate the battle's importance.' viv-s or it Mi,itn.i ikx RKADY TO III X TIIAIN'S 4 CHICAGO. Oct. 2.1. Railroad men's v.ives are ready to take their husband's places and run trains to help win the war. dele gates to the convention of the ladles auxiliary of railway con ductors declared. The women are ready to run locomotives. work in car shops or act as con- dUCtOrS. - -.' r - - - . i NO. 9262 DRIVE IS WAR LOAN PAST THREE BILLION MARK Entire Nation Roused to Highest Pitch of Patriotic Fervor Pours in Gold. WASHINGTON, Oct. ii. It was strongly indicated- the country had DuuiiKijr liiuiuticrH mo cuuniry flJlv 'passed the three billion fiva hundred mllio" dollars liberty loan subscription at noon today. Treasury department reports Indl the ""tk,n ta T2?, to." highest natriotie fervor. Th. fivj. hll. ! lion dollar goal will probably be reach- !ed st-y Bond buyer. ar ZTlTnlJT. ! Philippines report brisk aie of bonds, j llTfuZcrT!111 th" cb,net of ! Middle west German dutricta ar I .VepameT'-xew m.n.. of currency were tapped throughout i XoyTrZ' lnTs i family savings followed Farmera came to town and bought, though It rmust be admitted some didn't come i until in? j iuv a jii u iuru. Despite some pro -Oerman Ism and apathy, the St. Louis district ha pnm ed the "hundred and twenty million dollar minimum. . PEflDLETOIl f!017 $121,000 ABOVE: HER LOAFI QUOTA Pendleton la today 12l.0A0 above her quota in subscriptions to the Lib erty Loan. The actual total report at the banks this afternoon m $8 L i'Ufl and thi doea not Include all of the subscriptions received by the so liciting committees nor sotne that have not yet been added In at the tanks. Umatilla county aa well as Pendle ton Is far above her quota today even though some of the communities are not yet subscribed up to the amount assixned tbem. Athena, who was trailing far In the rear yesterday morning Jumped her subscriptions by J43.O00 yesterday and now has a total of I6T.300. a delegation of Pendle- ton men went up to Athena this aft- ernoon to assist In the campaign. Weston has topped her quota, hav- Ing a total today of I2.000. Kcho Is I far above her quota with 144 550 to ; her credit. Stanfield has two-third ' of her total raised and the other j communities are sailing right along, j Ranks Open Xlerhta. - Th. mmlmlira h.a vmt thrmm 1.1 j run and it bee ins to look Ilka Pendle- t ton's total will reach a million with ' out either of the banks buying bond . outright. In order to accommodate those people who cannot get ud town during the daytime, both banks frill keep open from 7 until tonight, to morow and Saturday nights. .-W. Blcmt Subscriber Today. I -ending all subscribers today Is the O.-W. K. 4 N. Co.. which subucrlbed at each bank for $10,000 worth of bonds. Another large subscriber of ' the day was K. L. Pmlth who took ! SSOAO. The total reported at the First National today was $441 000 nml at th American National 1431. SO. 1 The liberty ray speaking- yester ev rfftcrnoon did Its share toward tlmulatlnr the subecrlntlons m did the four minute talks at the theaters. Rev. J. B. Snyder veeterday at the pa triotic street meeting pointed out ta the people the need or taking the , bonds white W, L-. Thompson ex plained how the could do so with the least sacrifice. ; 274 German Airplanes I Downed In September LOXDOV. Oct. 15. Pt rector of op erations Maurice announced that 2T4 German airplane were downed In September and British machines lost the same period. Snow in ;ret 01111 t tec ion. GRKAT FALtsS. Oct. l. This ' tlon of Montana has been enveloted In a snow stor-m todiv. the f h tl start ing last mldnlsbt. Most of the n"w has melted a It fell, but there U iirobably an Inch remaining on the cround.