Newspaper Page Text
"""""Tr' . Y,.,M,.,,.-, , ,,- - T-r-!,,,,,, , , -, ,r, ., t,ii r w ., ,. ,i ,i , . .i.iii.u ,.. -IJU,.i,TrfTT.,rMTr1- , .-,
1 . g?0WL S r- - - daily EVFranm, WEATHER FORECAST Tonight and Wednesday air, fold er tonight. Maximum. S3; Minimum, 4S; Rin fall, .01; Wind, went, light; Weather, cloudy. Number cok printed n ycsj Dally edition ,-.- .aN mi paper u a memo' - by the Audit Bur f ii COUNTY OFFICL VAPER CITY OFFICIAL PAPER VOL. 29 DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1917. NO. 9278 DAILY EYEHIHG E0ITI0II 3) ii k a :, wsseA saabm- Jr jr J 800 KILLED AND WOUNDED III FIGHTING AT PETROGRAD Number of Casualties In Creasing as Battle Con tinues; Radicals Retreat. KERENSKY'S TROOPS . HOLD PART OF CITY Fight Centers Along Nevsky Prospekt. Railway Em ' ployes Issue Ultimatum, to Council. LONDON, Nov. 13. It is authoritatively learned that 800 were killed and wound ed in Petrograd and 700 in the Moscow fighting. The number of casualties is steadily increasing as the fighting continues. The lat est Petrograd dispatches re port a growing wave of an archy, robbery, murder and rapine. It is reported Ker ensky is heading two com plete army corps near the city. The Bolsheviki arei steadily weakening. " Petrograd dispatches as-; serted the Reval garrison j which is all Bolsheviki, was j approaching the rear of the I Kerensky troops. It is re- j ported that Russian railway j employes issued an ultima tum informing the Petro grad council of workmen, ; soldiers that unless a com- j promise government was es- j tablished, the railroad men would refuse the govern ment all support. STOCKHOLM. Nov. 13. Keren aky'a troops have entered Petrograd and captured part of the city, accord ing to a telegraph agency dispatch. Kerensky now controls the Nevsky prospekt. The radicals are fleeing from the Kmolny Institute, their gov ernmental headquarters. The Uol :kevlM resistance to the advancing provisionals is steadily reported weaker. Sailors from the Kron sladt garrison are aiding the Bol sheviki radicals and are well armed. Apparently the fighting centers along Nevsky prospekt. The Trotsky lenlne combination claim 60.000 sol t'lers and sailors are supporting them. All allied ambassadors and ministers refused to seal with the Bolsheviki. It Is reported Maxim Gorky refused to support them. LLOYD GEORGE UNDER FIRE ON ACCOUNT OF HIS PARIS SPEECH ; I.OKlXJV. Nov. 13. There wcro ' Mtter attacks on Uloyd tieorice fol- j lowlnjc his frank Parlp speech yes- terday. Kx-Premler AMqulth plainly vim Rreat ly excited and demanded In the House of Commons this after- , noon thHt L.luyd George explain his , statenieuts. The presa everywhere crltlciieed i byd CiooiKe. Cheers trreeted AauithH demaiidn In the House of Commons and Indl- t rated Lloyd OeorKe would le forced j to fight bitterly to maintain his po- I pit on regarding the Joint allied conn-j ell. I P. T. Harbour Injured i At Weston Yesterday j Brick Yard Manager Seri-. . ously Hurt When Sacked!;;; Barley Falls. I. T. Harbour, manager of the ; frrlek yard at Wenton and well known j In Pendleton, nerlotiMy Injured , At Weston yesterday when a pile ol , rucked barlev fell upon him In an elevator there. Harbour suffered R en farmers wnn are preetueu irnm broken shoulder, several broken rib Fhlpplng their grain to market by nd was otherwise Injured. However the government embargo. He sug Ma condition Ib not considered s i rtsted using the revolving fund ere- rh'.enl though he has suffered se- jated by the food admlnistnitlon bill verely as a result of the accident. to purchase wheat and make a sub- VENICE MENACED BY TEUTONIC ill hi 'yMm''--m 5 li . I I "BM.f tf I . 41 '' t l.lrrtV va vli-w uf Venice. I ho I h, H,,iir,il lliillnn rltv menaced by the! latest Teutonic advance aeruM the FARMERS MONEY CI Oil WITHOUT INTEREST (Fast Orcitoiilan Mwcial.) ltHTlAM. Oil-.. Nov. 1 .1. Max M. JlowBor. federal aralu admlnlNtrator. w ired to his I'oit land orrlcc today that lie lias i-nin pleUtl arrail-iiM-lita wlM'rcby farmers can get money for wheat immediately' Tlio wire follows: "CajTyliiic aiTaiiKtuietits flxetl so spttlemeiit or advance- can la' malct to farmers without InU-r-' cut.". The recent enilwrgo oil FLASHES j !.; ISION TOMUJ.UOW. 1 KAN l ltANCIsrO. Nov. VI. Tin 1'rcKltlriil'M nnliiitfm iMHtrtl, hernial h j Hfvrrtury of IaIhh Wilson, will nn ! a. division In the at (olclioiie ! finite t-onlrovrry tomorrow M"ur- IHMllt It W UllllOIIIKI'd. It U nortcfl Ihe thvision will not rofotnlw tlm irlrpliimo oMraciiN ; union. Tho fouimlKMoiirrs nrt rv- ! HTlcl (o liold tlutt nK-rutoM hvc tlto irinot uiwlir llio coiiMUiitioil to forni ' llllllllM. i;n i'aiv iiaips iti:iM'i.sKi. I'arlM, Nov. 4-crman raid fol lowing the uctic boitihurdiiiciit eut, iiortli mid west of Itheinm ei-o re iled) It In offMnlly Muted. DOCK PI.OTTKKS 11. Kl. PI-rriUHT. Nov. IX Plans were rr- ealeil by the Mdix to dynamite the etrolt and Cleveland NavlRulion eomimny'a dtwlts. The plotter failed. SENATOR MIRY PENDLETON TO EFFECT OF HAT. KM. Nov. 1 Senator Charles . Me Nary announced he will i.ve Thursday for Pendleton and eastern treuon points to in- rstiRate the effect of the grain em- barRo. He wil lalso Ive some time to Icoklnff Into irriKatitn projects and to Investigating the proposed Hermislnn cantonment site. Iast week Senator McNury tele graphed Herbert Hoover. food ad ministrator. nrKing that relief be Rlv M'iW Y " ' ' -j- 'i.. . .- vrtw TaIUment. In view of aid being rendered to Ihe lialimiH hy the allien It may he lliul the Teutonic kuccckh- wheat sliiiiilieula to Nouliierii I'a ciflc water terminal iriM-ti(Vill,v Ntofiial grain imiieineiit. pro tenutl farmers from rrallzinii oil their crop and workeil ercat liardsliip on mmiic. Altliouirlirfle talls un- lucking, it In believed llfiiiM'r's arraiiKfMiii'iits mean I ho Ko eminent w ill liny wheat ouli-lKlit at hhlpphur points or ail ainv money on it. If the fanners d!irf. 4,500 Tons of Foods For U. S. Prisoners I WASHINGTON, Nv. 1 :!. Korty-flve hundred tons of fond, or l.soo.ooii Individual rations, enough to feed lo.ootl men six months, will be sent Immediately to tile dislnisimr agent of the Kcd't'rnNs at liel ne. Switzer land, ror distribution to American sildlers and aallors in Uerman pris or. canijis. The food will be sent from I'cne at stated Intervals in ten pound packages. Klaborute preparations for keep ing American prisoners ill Germany Hti)ipMcd with ftiod and clothing huv been worked out by the Red Cro with the war and navy departments. "Food for our capt ured men.'' tlu Red Cross says, '"will be the same mianlity and ouallly as that supplied by the government to those in fight ing service. A special ration for in valids is now being worked out. Thi. special rat ion will comprise. broi h. n lulled milk, jellied chicken and such valuable helps In convalescence.' The Red C ross sa y s the loss n I food sent prlsftnei's in derma ny lui -been negllglbp. as shown by French i.nd ICngllsh reports. WILL VISIT INVESTIGATE WHEAT s.-iutial adv iincp payment. Since MeNary says he has seme farmers are fore money on wheat paying i hen Senaloi learned that ed to borrow s hish us 111 per eon I interest. In addition to personal Investigations McNury wired to commercial bodies In all wheat growing counties to fur nish him Information on existing con ditions. This Informal Inn will be I -resented to the food admin 1st ntt ion in support of his request for the gov t rnment to purchase wheat. If not feasible for the government to buy wheat. MeNary said The would endea vor to get relief for the farmers by means of Improved transportation and milling facilities. "ir- Xrr-KTC. GET WHEAT EMBARGO ADVANCE r5--. ,.-!. : es Kill he liii.ed hefurc the Italians jre driven nut of vencitla Venice, however, may fall within the ranea of Oeriiian heavy artillery. AMERICANS MAKE GOOD IN FRANCE Italian Situation Developing j Normally Says Secretary j Baker's Summary. j T. W A H H I N U S S rtv. 1 AtiiAiicm artninry In Franre is ac- iHlitinq liKolf very rreditably. Secre tary KaKrrH war summary declared. Maker declared the It.tlian situation was developing normally. KxperU doclaifa the Hritlsh raituro of Pass cin mljj do and the (iermaiiH retire Hicni from i suaro miles nf terri trl north f the Aisne is of tlie most importance Italian itret Orderly, ftcganlinc Italy tiio summary de clares. "The Jtalian retreat, some- w hat confused al first, has become j i. .ere orderly. Their morale Is be- . itifr rapidly restored. Allied rcin forcemrnts have formed a junction with the Italians. The pressure of the cne,,,y 'S "" greater " l J I1C MULL'IlU'lll a i in. v . inlegratinn of the FUiKsian forces will enable the (iermans'to thin out their j ifcie alone the Hussian front, auto- ) mat leal ly allowiiiR the slil fcninff oi t he ierman resistance in the west j and Italian fronts. j INdttii a) (Offensives i:ffeetiie. Surveyiniy the broader aspects ot t i. Wit i-infn ii wit n:t ti hi 1 ttilcrr's px- pens find the enemy in the east I-j (.ontinitiff his efforts to political propaganda. "t'arefnlly planned po litical offensix es" in Hus;ia and Italy preceded the military drives, the sum inary declares. STOCK HOLDERS OF ROUND-UP ARE TO MEET THIS EVENING New Directors Will be Elect ed and Other Important Business Transacted. The animal meetinc of the stoek bopters i f the Rmind-Cp will Ik held ttiulKht in the rooms of the Comuier i in I A social i'n at seven ( hlrty. New ilireelms are In be elected for i he ensuiim year and the present I card is very imximis that all stork I.oldrs be present as there is eon siderjiltle Itusiness of Importance t. iniin beron the meeting. The re pnri s f"- Ihe present year will be made showing t he condition of af fairs and sutne 'new innovations are t be proposed for next year. A mniority of the present hoard arc desin us of retiring front the directo rate, it is said, because of tl)e heavy v i k detailed a nd only pressure n' sentiment from tin storkholders u V pi e ent a number from declining to s rve lin t her. MURPHY WINS OUT OVKR FLAX EXPERT Governor Asks Crawford to Resign Following Contro versy With Warden. SAI.KM. ore.. Nov. 1 3. Go ernor , Wit by coin be has requested Kobert Crawford manager of the flax Indus try In connection with the state pent ' tc nti;ir , to hand in his resignation. ffectie I December 1. BOLSHEVIKI CLAIM COMPLETE VICTORY Two Proclamations Pride fully Announce Defeat of Korniloff, Kerensky. (BD L KEEN.) lONDON. Nov. 13. The Bolshevi ki claim a full and complete victory at Petrograd, according to this aft ernoon's diHpatches. Two uroclamationa prldefully an t-ouncing the entire defeat of Korn lioff'H and Kerensky Iroous were received. The radicals call Kerensky and Korniloff counter rcvohitloniHts. The arreMt of Kernsky has been ordered. Caucasus front armies representa lives have adopted resolutions op- lM.sinir the Holshevikl. L-on Trotsky issued the following proclamation: "Kerensky Is retlr Inft. We are on the offensive. The hurfreoise endeavored to separate the army from the revolution. Kerensky has endeavored to break Ihe revolu tion by Cossack-Dom force.. Both efforts failed. "The country sees the workmen's ! soldiers' council Isn't a passing I phase, but an unchangeable fact. I The opposition of Kerensky and ol the burgeoiso and landlords is un I availing. i "Polkoffs detachments in a gallant blow afirmed the cause of the revo lution of the workmen and peaaanta.' Revolutionary Russia's workmen- (oldlers' council have the right to be proud of the Polkoff detachment. commanded by Colonel Walden. "Liong live revolutionary, democrat ic, socialist Russia.' Colonel Mouravieff. unknown here, signed the second proclamation an nouncing a complete victory. FARMERS UNION MAN TO SPEAK IN COUNTY A. A. Elmore Will Give Six Addresses on November 22 and 23. A. A. Klinore. national lecturer for the Farmers' Union, is to hold I l ies of meengs in this, county No ; vember 22 and 23. All farmers ar o- are Invited to attend the meetings, the schedule of meetings being' as fol l ws: pilot Hock. Thursday, November 2J, 10:3H a. m. Helix, Thursday, .November 22. 2:3l p. Ml. Holduian, Thursday, November 22. 7:30 p. in. Athena. Friday, November 10:30 a. m. Weston, Friday, November 2:30 p. rn. Milton, Friday. Nov. 23. 7:30 p. 23, 23, ,m. COUNTY BUDGET CAUSES TROUBLE j The. county court is having a peck j of trouble in preparing the annua) hud Ret of county expenses so that H will not exceed the six per cent in- crease over the. budget of last yeat ; ns provided by the tax limitation law. ; After working a week In paring and ) pruning the items, the court flndc i the budget still more than $fMjo ovet (the limit and just where they can i shave closer is what is troubling the members of the court. Almost every ! office and department of county ac- ti itles will cost more money than during the past year but the court is endeavoring to hold each Hem U 1 the six per cent Increase. WARM SPRlVt.S ORGANIZATION I IMil J.ll HY SIHtKMK COl'Kl s I.KI. Nov. l;i. The su preme oMirt upheld the validity of the oi auiAHlifn of the Warm SpHims irrlgiilioii ditriet In lalheur evniut v, authorial njj tlie i-,Mie of S"."n,(MM in bond. Ver non llerrett. attaokinx .the dis tti.t. nllcurd the di-triet liud ne er Ihii lego II y i rga id irr-d . Cirt tiil .IimIuy Rrig-gs ufdield tlie ditritt's alldity mihI llerrett ePIH'Mh!, PRKSIDENT UR(.i:S Y. M. V. A. SUPPORT The niilii M ' lt.il peeial ranip.-iimi for ii dollars whieh the A. lias Inaugurated Is inperlanee t the wirk i.f and Inerea.-inc t he nlentntent ir citizen fficiency of army, is fuml;uient;il to tonk ins; the morals the basis of mil lt;iry morale and should engage the cenerons support of alt our people. t bespeak for It a unanimity and unity of efforts and of ifts to speed this pa triotic and pract leal work for wanl to abundant and com plete success."' The alntve is a copy of a statement by President Wilson transmitted today to t M. Hishop, of the local Y. M. C. A. campaign In this county. ITALY'S LINE STIFFENS WHILE ENEMY MENACE DRAWS NEAR VENICE Thomas Walsh WiU Be Buried in La Grande Body of Pioneer Engineer Passed "Through Pendle ton on Way from Spokane The body of Thomas Walsh, old tinio railroad man who In well known here arid who died Friday night In Hpokane, patmed through Pendleton yesterday . morning to La Grande where the funeral nu held today. He wa former mayor of that city. Mr. Walxh. who wan 62 yearn old. was a resident of La Grande for 25 years. He went there a a dinpatcher for the O.-W. It. fc N'. Co. and rose suc cessively to chief dispatcher and u Pfcrintendent. He waa the father of 12 children, ten of whom were born In La Grande. He a born In Ire land and came to thin country at the ae of ten. He went to I -a Grande In 1892. In 1894 he wan elected mayor but re signed before hia term waa complet ed. He waa connected with the first commercial club and was widely known as a progressive business: man. He was everybody's friend, a man respected and admired by all. Mr. Walsh was noted for his sense of humor and he was continually playing Jokes on his friends. Mr. Walsh had a host of friends in this part of the state who deeply mourn his death. HEADS OF BUILDING TRADES ASK WILSON TO CALL CONFERENCE For Discussion Government "Work Conditions; Patrio- tisni of Convention Evi dent. BUFFALO. Nov. 13. The build ing trades heads at the American Federation of Labor convention wired tlie president and asked for a con fei ence to discuss government work conditions all over the L'nlted States. Ihe request followed a telegram from Secretary of War Baker warning the heads of. the building trades that strikes at Quincy. Mass., which were delaying work on a destroyer plant, unst be quickly settled. No organized opposition to the re leMion of Samuel Oompers appear ed. A discussion of a shorter work ing1 day, working conditions, disputes aiuf-n' the trades and further exten sion of arbitration principles were among the subjects discussed today. Alachiiiist.s Back W ilson. President tiompera' annual address probably will be postponed until to-ni'-rrow. Delegate William Johnson f the International Association of Machinists, declared the machinists land squartiy behind the President. ully supporting his war plans. John don s,id he considered this public an leiincement necessary because news paper articles were giving the Im ;ressi d the machinists were opposed to ;hc federation's war policy and vere against some of President Wil son's views on labor's part in th var, Johnson's speech was loudly . heered. ljihor Soundly Patriotic. ompers suggested that some dele ates to the convention were employ ed by Ihe Kuins detective agency and oie at the convention as spies In op josing t he resolution remanding that l verbiitinn and permanent record b nade of all proceedings. The con entinn decided to keep a permanent eror.l nly of important and special Articles. The e Is evidence labor Is soundly ; atii-; i . rat rtottc speeches were I'Midty heprrd. iffers to I 'iirnisli V. ideme. ompers said: "The Burns agency and other detective agencies issued circulars to larte employers offering to furnish them with a complete copy 'if every thine; goin? on at the con vention. They nave even declared there are some delegates in their em ploy u ho will give whatever informa tion or evidence they desire. I don't believe this U true but verily 1 believe U's not true. Rut If such a condition xists, ubat is there to prevent these men front making utteradces that will help their cause alul tend to place la bor in the wrong light.' MOKK .KIK .11 u n mum ov llrait i:nJos Aroma in aMiinctou 4'oiildcrall. V A S 1 1 1 M ; T N. N o v. I ;i . Secre tury Daniels and former Secretary liryan were speakers at massmeet tngs here today to celebrate the addi tion nf the District of Columbia to the "dry" column. "There Is more of the grape juice odor here than ever before." Mr. Fry an said, "and 1 mn enjoying the aroma considerably. Rome Confident Defenses Will Hold But Civilians are Ordered From City. ; ATTACK ON ASIAGO COMPLETE FAILURE Veteran Italian Infantry Brigades Succeed in Re capturing Gaililo. HKIUIV. Nor. 13. FonazaDo Ixm gmrs lutve been captured. It is oflTi. ciallr slated. The AiiMnMlernuMMi l ate re-flied and stormed Urn Vrtm armed works around JMacantpo and IHlana. ' - ' ROME, Nov. 13. Ker nnlformed man has been taken from Venice. All civilian are leavliuc It the Oer mans capture tlw trtty. ttaer will have no e se for destrorlnc tlie priceless art works. Tlie Italians lune -eeeded in repulsinir an attack on Aplast. Rome Is confident the Italian lines vould hold, despite the menace of the Austro-German flank movement from Aslaso. The Austriana on the lower-Ptave. opposite Venice, are un doubtedly awaiting this development. They are bringing- up their guns ap parently preparing for a drive toward Trevlse. The Germans evidently didn't prepare sufficiently for the Asiago Thrust which the Italians re pulsed by valiant fighting. . ' . Keml-ofClclally It waa denied that the German claim of fighting; , In Astago streets waa unfounded. itire Lines Stiffened. WASHINGTON. Nov. 1 3. Of ficial . Rome cables declared the entire Ital ian battle front was stiffening. The Italians successfully counterattacked at a number of points. A further Italian retirement is believed unlike ly. Veteran Italian Infantry -brigades' reconquered Gaililo." Fighting here is desperate. Both sides lost heavily. Between Tagliamento and Lorenia go rivers a large detachment of Ital ians broke through the encircling body of Germans by a furious bayo net assault. AIRMEH IN FRENCH ARMIES ARE TRANSFERRED AMERICAN' HEADQUARTERS IN FRANCE, Nov. 13. All American av iators fighting in the French artfiiea have been formally commissioned of- ' ficers In the United States army avia tion service. Some of the new American flyer d will continue temporarHy to fight under their present commands until they are called for active service with the American expeditionary forces. The transfer of this body of air fighters gives the United States a nucleus of veterans of greatest ad vantage In forming the great Ameri cana erial army. ATHENA'S QUOTA OF YJ.C.A. WAR FUND RAISED IN ONE DAY Athena In one day rained her ta of the the Y. M. C. A. war fund The committee did not go out uiuii yesterday and reported this morning that the $kmq assigned to that town had been subscribed. R. B. Stan field, who was up from Echo yewterday, re ported that Echo could be counted on for her full share and the other com munities, which hve not yet report ed their work finished, are progress ing rapidly toward their quota. Pen dleton committees are finishing up their work and I 'mat 1 1 la county promises to he the first In the state to raise her quota of the Y. M. C- A. lurid. High S(-1hmi HeHrtuff. As chairman of the local boyV committee. Theodore Heyden thl morning distributed to high school studtnts pledge cards for the Y. M. . f u n d . Praet i ca I ly very boy nd many of the girls took cards. They will be collected this afternoon i ml tomorrow morning. Mr. Heyden left this morning fr,r Al hena and Adams for the Mini purpose, the schools there having leen notified of his coming. The lendleton high boys committees are responsible for Athena, Adams and Hermlstn school contributions. Arrargements with He rm 1st on will le completed by mall, according to Principal iTill thin morning.