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V; DAILY EVEHIIiG EDITION WEATHER FORECAST Tonight and Thuriiday rain. Maximum n, minimum IS, rainfall 0, wind, wet, ItKht, weather, clear. DAILY EVENING EDITION Number cuplcs printed or CHtcidar'a Dully icrittlou. 3,686 Thin WHr Ih a iiicnilxir of und nudltcd by tlio Audit Ilureuu of Circulations. ireftonian. CITY OFFICIAL PAPER COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY ,-:-, :t. . NO. 9321 VOL, 29 WW.,,.;, 1 rKas& MANN REMOVED ASCOMMANDFR OF RAINBOWS Assigned to Command of Eastern Dept. as Result of Continued 111 Health- SIBERT TO BE GIVEN ' SOUTHWESTERN DEPT. i 1 " Friction With Pershing Be lieved Responsible for Transfer. WASHINGTON, Jan. 2. Order were lieuied today aaalKnlng' General Atnnn, commanding the Kalnbow dl- vlHlon In France to command of the tantern department HucceenniK ien eral Hoyle, who retired. It is re ported (ieneral Klhert will eoon be r.HHlfcned to the Hoiitheastern depart ment command The filbert asidRn ment Ik apparently the direct result or Pernhlng recommendatlonK. Mann, who Ih in a hospital here, said the Italnbows were In pood aplrllH and Progressing ably. deHplte the incea Kant wet and cold which is Inflictlnti hardships. Oerteral frharlca Mencher ucceed Mann, ibert'a successor is unknown. It was recently rumored there waa filction between Pershlnjr and Albert v-hich Is oelleved to lie the cause of his removal from un Important to an unimportant post. Mann's aHslKnment has been ex pected for some time as he has been In the hospital and deemed physical ly unable to continue the active dl- rection of nurh un iniportnnt dtvlKion ; rh the HalnhowM. Sibt-rt bun ,,(,, j NORTHWEST MANAGER THANKS WORKERS IN RED CROSS CAMPAIGN Expressions of thanks to I'matilln county for the successful Ked Cross membership drive are contained in the following letter from the north west managers to Roy T lllshop, l.fud of the campaign In this county. Seattle, Wash., Iec. 30, 1917. Mr. Itoy T. Hlshop, Cumputgn Mgr., t'hrlstmaa Ited Cross Membership . Drive. Pendleton, Oregon. I'eaf Mr. Hishop: - ' Voiir campaign workers braved the weui her and went from house to house nnd farm to furm. caiiva-ssliiK for Ited Cross memberships. There was no hardship they were not will ing to undergo. The distressing sni rtaRe ot nations nnu oiner B"i'-1 I res embarrassed them, but they J wen. ahead with lorty courage. 1 ney : wero animated by love of country, rffectii n for ur soldier hoys and a desire to be of actual service in re lievlng the suffering caused by fright-j ful war, alsn Ihey were determined I'matilla county should do Its full shaio In the enrollment of members in response to ihe appeal of President Wllnon asking every man and womnn to ji !n Ihe Hed tYoss. Tho lesnlts in rmnlllla county Kpi'nk :oi themselves. To your he roic workers "belongs the credit, 11 was Individual work like this all over our .late that won again for Oregon the rroud distinction of being am ong t.ic foremost states of our union in patriotic achievement. No mere letter of thanks can con vey to your workers anything like the i credit ihat is their due. Their devo tion demonstrate that they were not strhlng fir personal credit. Their llch reward is In the consciousness ' of sacrifice made and duty done, but In bf-half of the northwestern divi sion campaign committee, will you j klnJly convey to each and all of Mirw. through any channel that may he-available, the deep sense of appre ciation felt at division and state head hunt tern for their devoted service. Yours gratefully. HAKIir I.INDI.KY, Chairman. Northwestern Division i Campaign Committee. C. C. CHAPMAN. HBNHT K, RKKI1, Members for Oregon. DICKSON WINS IN BOGEY TOURNAMENT I!roole llelion opened the 191K' dolflnir season In Pendleton yesterdny by winning the bogey tournanient. He' had five up on bogey and his nearest competitors for the silver. cup. W. I. Thompson. I. C. Kraxler nnd n. 1 Thiliiu. all finished with a two-tin Kcnre. The day waa an ideal one for golfing. The tournament will be con tinued next Sunday and. unless some one makes a better score than thut , of Dickson yesterday, he will win the tllver cup put up by rienrge II. Kddy. the professional, j CRITICISM OF F Hoover Declares High Pri ces Are Due to Increased Gold Circulation. - CHANGING PRODUCERS TO CONSUMERS ALSO Sugar Shortage Cited to Create Alarm and Cause Conservation. WA'SHINOTON', J.n. 2. Hoover answered the critielHma of the food admlnlHtration today In testifying hc- f()re ,he Benlito prol)erH. He uttrlb uted the liih food prices to increased per capita Bold circulation und the suden conversion of thousands ot men from producers to consumers only, liesrardinu his statement thut there would be a sufar shortaRe last October, Hoover said he stated tills at an executive session of the senate committee and did not know it would be published. Hoover said he sought to create an Imaginative nlurm regarding the whole food situation so the people would conserve all foods. that he thought It proper to tell that a su gar shortage was coming for the al lies unless America saved, but con sidered it Improper for the committee to give out confidential testimony re garding the Cuban shortage given at an executive hearing. He said this created an alarm and rised prices. Air A T AJI ATiKPT SOLD AND MOVED TO MAIN STREET John Iloll of Seattle has purchased the Central Meat Market on Allu street and Is preparing to move the market to the Main street location formerly used by the Specialty groc ery. In the new location a meat mar ket and grocery store will be conduct ed. Dunham, llrownlow I'ayne ore to build a new front for the Main street room. The present location of the meat market on Alta street will be retained by Itoss Carney and tne space wll lbe sublet to new tenants. Ben Dupuls will use a portion of tho space for his Montana land office, while the remainder of the location has us yet not ooen rented. Mr. Hull, new proprietor of the market, was in business In Seattle for 23 years, but six years ago attempted to retire. He has a splendid home nenr Seattle and for several years has been traveling. Feeling the need of a more active life he lias decided to go into business again and selected Pendleton as a location. He is very highly reKai iled ' In Seattle. ou.Nes I've 'A ton FROM tau MP WELt.VElL A PACKAGE FOK. N00 MRA SMITH -tOoKS UKE IT MI6HT Be A TARON CHRISTMAS 61FT PACKAGE " 00D CONIROL IS ANSWERED MGIITS MUST SI I INK ON SAT l" It DAYS OXI.Y '' ' NEW YORK, Jan. 2. In'cr- der to conserve- fuel, nil lishts ! exeept thone neeenwiry for Knfe- ty have been ordered rxtiiiKiilHh- ed Rlx nlKhls weekly. Tiny ran ' burn Saturday niKhts. ItiHlnir temperntureH are up ! plant ins the cold wave which caiJHfd u dozen detlhs and In tenHe suffering. NEW CAMOUFLAGE IN BOOTLEGGING LIQUOR I? lllSPMFPFn HFRF! IU UIUUUILI1LU IILI1L Empty Cigar Boxes With Handful of Marbles Pack ed in Ends of Trunk. A new and clever trick In bootleg- ! ging camouflage was discovered when ; the whiskey trunk seized several : days ago by .Sheriff Taylor was op- : cued. To mislead anyone handling or examining the trunk, four empty j cigar boxes had been packed in the : trunk and in each was a handful o( marbles which would roll al.out as j the trunk was handled. No telllalf splash of Ilipior could be heard above ' the roll of tho marbles. I Though he stoutly denied his guilt. I Henry Karl Jefrles. arrested and charged with violating the prohibition ; ordinance, was convicted in justice j court this morning and klven a sen tence of 200 fine or 100 days in Jail. ; f herlff Taylor had a convincing case against him. Three men who ; had handled the baggage In this city or en route -from Pasco testified that i Jefrlos had claimed the trunk. Keys found in his possession fitted the Yale lock on his trunk and a half fnro ticket from Missoula. Montana upon which ba'-'gage had been check ed was found on him. A marble, sim ilar to those in the trunk, was In his suitcase. A baggage check corre sponding with the check number on his trunk was found ut the entrance , dC the court house arid Sheriff 'lay- ; lor testified that he had fumbled with ( his pockets ttil the way to the court. house. IZ,0 facsBand an attempt to make others npponr insilfl Iclent to Listen the offense on him . He admitted havlnir used a number of differcnt rallies and having come from Pasco and Spokane Just before beinR- pick ed up. CENTRAL POWERS TO PUBLISH NEW PEACE ANNOUNCEMENT SOON HKItXK. Jan. 2. Within ten day tho central powers will make a new declaration of modified pence condi tions. "owing1 to the enlenm'n alti tude." Recording to the Munch Na chritchten received here. It is heliev ed here thnt pan-Hermans' violent opposition to Count ( zernin s peace t (until ion announcement is can shin the modifications to favor the militar ist element. THE GREAT AMERICAN Beem expecriwc MS - 7R- I MEAM- -fS Tne. PELATIVfE5 - WHAT A 5URPR?l5Ef ' !PPf li COME QU.C-l i ' 'TO' rT.! t it Ff I r BRITISH TURN GERMAN RAIDS INTO A ROUTii; Assault Near Mericourt j j Fails Utterly ; Enemy Bar-1 rage is Disorganized. llOOO TURKO-TEUTONS 1 ct aim. ann rAiTiTur,n " r -tpst Pfllpstinft Latest Palestine Engage ment Nets Gains of Tac tical Importance. lAtXlXfS, Jan 2. The Brit ish near Mericourt turned the fJerinan.H attempted raid of three HCftions Into a route. After dia oiKani.inK the ".eruan harruKC th ISrltish routed -the tiermana in No Man's Innd. "K' South of I.ens and north of PaSschendaele oth er ra ids were repelled, Haig re poi la. Turko-Tctitons !ofeted. j WASHINGTON. Jan. 2. Allenby i reports that 1 oo it Turks and Teutons were killed and 60t captured and 20 ; machine guns taken in the latest ; Palestine encasement.. Four points of tiictical Importancj nort h of Je ; ruilt r.i were taken. The Jerusalem ' defense was NtrenKthened. i Atistrians AVitlidraw. VIENNA. Jan. 2. Karly Christ i maa the A'nstrians withdrew from ; Zonsnn, on the lower hank of the j Piave. where the Austrian. recently crossed the river. The enemy did not ! disenver the withdrawal. 1917 FIRE LOSSES $60,000 LESS THAN THE LOSS IN 1916 mtmmm ,1.17 was more .k0.no. 1 h.n - ,"'".. 'to Fire Chi. f K.ngnld e tot es- "iii.ii.... joss in ..... records was J17..106 ami in i:uo . 241. The blKjiest loss in the year just past was in the Crawford & llediis furniture store. The loss for V.tlt; was brought up to a big fis" re bv the Uoiid Bros. fire. .KitM.v iwsToit iifjj. BIM.1N. .Ian. 2. I'. N. llcln-N'i-. .-aid to lo it former pastor of tho church fn licllficld. North la koin. was arn'stl liartttNl with Ive ItiK: a t. i iikiii t'Mduiuiac acnt. He has Immmi under Mirwilhinc a month. A rode book was loutid in his ioekct l-ITV VMH:it MAKTIAIi l-WV. INtlETSMOl'TII. u.. Jan. 2. This eiiy Is uiHler martial law as a precHii- : tionary iiieasnre uuaiiist iinendlarlsin. : HOME 3 ff J S if V FIVE MO htcr s iiaxg SAX " $ negroes, ' ' lnfantr V hunt; by th. ing the secona . 2. Five I nty-fourl h j ntnced to martial try- j iOiiKlon riot ' case Their execution await h the president's ratification of the 1 tidings. Three were Ben- Mired to ten years In pMhoii, m was acquitted. GERMAN DELEGATES TAUNTED ON THEIR 1 Teutons Express Willing i ness to Evacuate Russia But Not Riga. ; PETROORAD, Jan 2. The Brest j itovak conference ended with the j 1 Russian delegate.! taunting the Ger ; mans on their junkeriam demands. ; according' to returned delegate. They naid Germany expressed a wlllifipness to evacuate white Russia but refused to withdraw from Riga, Libau and other big1 cities, unless there waa a ; general peace. The Russian dele- gates believe the scheme was to keep i great bodies of troops in these sections ; to influence the people in voting on ; their future government. At today's ; sessions on the exchange of prlson ! ers, the Russians demanded that Ger ; many release ail Germ, t socialists Imprisoned. The head of the Ger- man mission held the demand was purely political but promised to com niunicate the demand to Berlin. He ! made it clear that the Russians in- j tend to demand the release of all the : i'oiisn civilians uermany najs iinm- ; pressea as lauorers. llnnuinlans snoot ltoisnevikj. As the result of the Bolshevik! re- filial to send the Kumanian troops food, the fourth Rumanian army oc- eu)ied three Bessarabian towns and shrt the Bolshevik! leaders. Xotes from Trotsky to the Kumanian am bassador, accusing1 the Humanlans of e'ding1 Kaledines are further straining the relations which have been critical . since the Humanlans opposed an ar i mist ice or separate peace. i i Allies Must Negotiate. i PETROG HA1, Jan 1'. A non- j ; Folshcviki delegate from the peace j ; conferences says Germany will not consider the declaration as binding i ! her unless the allies accept the invi- j trtion to neffutlate a separate peace. He says ("Germany's fundamental aim J i:i the establishment of an economic j union from Hamburg- to the Persian! i gulf. For the evacuation of Helffium r j und France Germany will deemand I the freeinK of Mesopotamia, Arabia j land Palestine and in case of further I 'successes in Italy, the return of Trip- ell. Sc. ires are reported Killed in the j liolfheviki and I'kranian fighting: at ( Smolenak. There are no details. Al! : jthe Cossacks of military asc are or-1 ; ;c-red mobilized. ' DUCHESS LEADS IN SELLING JEWELS If She Gives Vanderbilt Pearls to War. London Americans Will Sacrifice Gems. T.ONPON', Jan. -The Duchess of ; Murlhiirmigh has started a movement iimong smart Americans to sell their jewels nnd put the proceeds into the .American war loan. They seem to consider that in the .present circumstances this is a rather strenuous act of patriotism, but U the duchess lends the way by dispos ing of the Vanderbilt pearls they con fess they may be compelled to follow suit. These pearls at the present enhanc ed pric arc valued at $1,500,000. RIVER ROUTE TO ECHO URGED ON COUNTY COURT I'rging the county court to adopt the river route to Keho and suggesting the formation of a n e w roa d district to be a r a portion of tho difference between the cost of grading the river route and the hill route, a dele gation, headed by V. M. Slusher. called upon the county court this afternoon. It is urged in behalf of the river route that it will not only serve more people but when all things considered including pav-in-jr, will be cheaper to construct and maintain. It is intimated that it might be impossible to secure the hard surfacing of a road over the hills as the high way commission is generally fa vorable to ri it grades when obtainable. When hero some time since Commissioner Itenson expressed himself as favorable to the river route. AMERICAN FIGHTING FORCES MDS T BE RUSHED TO E LEAST TAX LEVY FOR j YEAR FIXED ! AT ,7 1-2 MILLS ! The Cunty HI,c,uded its He- cemher term of court by fixing the : tax levy for the coming year at 7 1-2 millK. the same as lat vear. To do this, however, the court was obliged amount proposed for roads and bridg- j es in the budget. The six per cent j limitation law operated to prevent raising the sum proposed without in- , creasing the tax levy. ! WITH The total ajfnount of money to be fighting forces must bo dispatched to raised this tear is $46.778.70 of j fclurope with the least possible delay which $130,208.70 is for state purpos- . incident to training and equipment. en and $298,510 for county purposes, j Colonel House's mission to tho allied It was originally proposed to raise I countries recommended to Secretary $134,000 for roads and bridges but 'Lansings He also held that speed the court reduced this amount to land systematic co-ordination in ahip $93,000 in order to come within the (building are the primary requisites. Hmit fixed by law. However, there will probably be J10.0U0 left In the road fund from last year. FLASHES BRITISH JOIN OFFENSIVE. TEOMK, Jan- 2. The IlritisU have joined In an allied offiensive against the Teutonic line. They attacked the advanced iosts and tok prisoners. GALAWAY FARMS RAIDFJ. j DUBLIN". Jan. 2 A party of men ' wt.ariiig disguise raided the Gala way ; farmhouses, coiiflKcatlns the arms and ammtuiitlou. The reason is unknown. : OATS SET.L AT $59 A TON. POKTLiAXI. Jan. 2. Oat.s sold at $59 a. tou. the liiRhtst record here. SPHING-RICE TO ENGLAND. ordination ot resources, men and ma WASIIIVGTON, Jan. 2. It is an- te rials. ; nounced British AmbasNador Spring It ice is going to England "on leave." 500 AMvIES CAPTURED. RERUN, Jan 2. The war office announced south of farcoim?. 500 al lies have leen captured In the past few days. t rw r n t unv mvro LUCAIj (jAKAGEi rl) lb IN REMARKABLE NEW YpTicfr, LiLhiC T KICALi JJlliVIolli Local motor car owners whose cars are equipped with electric starting ; and lighting systems will be interested in a remarkable device just installed : ; hy tho Oregon Motor Garage which Ithey recently purchased from a large ; Chicago concern. A most interesting, j demonstration was made showing t j'AMBl'. this instrument in action at tached to a car at the garage recent- , ly it was weird to see the almost hu- ; n.Jlv :mL M r.T' n !' , way or that on the diai snuvintf cer tain conditions normal or the location ; ot trouMe or faults in the electric j system on the car. ! No doubt many would pay that it! 1 was impossible for any device to au tomatically indicate the seat of trou j Mo but th(iy (,f the aeroplane and the sul una run1 not they're flying in the possible yet air and sailing under the sea. This Invention and its remarkable ability was described and discussed in the leading periodicals of ihe coun try. i.ii:;k's ieff,xrkr 1"01xts to america LONDON", Jan. 2 The Daily Mail s correspondent in Berne. Switzerland, telegraphs under date of Saturday: "I have called on Gen. Leman. the heroic defender of Liege, who, after more than three years' imprisonment has been repatriated by Germany. Stiff and no longer lithsom in gait, with his shoulders but not his will bent by tribulation, this great soldier seemed to me like a Tevennut" an immortal come back from the realm of shadows and heroic dead to call to us mortals. 'Brothers, fight on! fight on! The pood fight is not yet won. He said: 'I have always thought greatly of England. What could we littlo nations do without her help? Little except dje in the breach. If Eng land lost faith or faltered. liberty wo u Id be betrayed But it will not falter. M ute Asia and India, mute eyed Africa look to England, and from tho Atlantic horizon comes the liberty voice of awakened Anglo-Sax-oniioiu leading all, America." A despatch from Zurich last Thurs day - ported that tien. Ix-man had arrived there, the Herman govern ment having 'consented to his intern ment in Switzerland. " A tieiifva de spatch of the same tlates stated that on his way to Switzerland '"new diffi culties arose and he was arrested on the frontier at Constance." The Daily Ma it despatch shows that the Oeneral has reached the cap ital of Sw itzerland E DELAY" UROP HU SE Speed and Co-ordination in Shipbuilding Also Prim- ary .Victory Requisites. I UNITY BETWEEN U. S. j AND ALLIES ESSENTIAL J ; ' Training" Period Of TrOOpS Here Will Probably be Shortened. WAS H I XGTOX, Jan. 2. American while a whole unity of effort In mi litary, naval and economic matters between the United States and th allies is held essential. Th recom mendations mean that tho allies here after will cooperate and the training period will doubtless be shortened The report shows the session succeed ed in its purpose of reaching & defi nite working; plan for the prosecution of war. , Text of Recommendstioiu. The full text of recommendations is as follows: "That the United States exert all her influence to secure an 'entire unity of effort, military, naval 'economic between themselves and the countries associated with them in the war. "Inasmuch as a successful termi nation of the war By the United States and allies can be hastened by the extension of the United States shipping program, that the govern ment and people of the Urfited States bend every effort toward accomplish iment of the result by system a to co Uesulta are iratlfylnr. : "That the fichtinir forces of th United States be dispatched to Eu- I rope -with the least delay Incident t training and equipment.' In issuinic 1 the summary Lansini? expreasetl grat ification at the result because the I plans outlined "will greatly Increase the effectiveness of the efforts now beinB put forth by tne Unlted s'" and her allies in conflict against Oer- tinATZLFV!X!'Tr?n the results achieved includes a full and frank discussion between CoL ' House, special representative of Am- erica and the heads of the British, French and Italian governments with regard to the war policy." GERMAN TREATMENT OF U. S. PRISONERS ' AROUSES SAMMIES (P. J. PEG LF.R. WITH AMERICAN AKMY. Jan. 2. An official bulletin was Issued to every man today, citing the fact the Germans in the November raid cap Mured 1Z Americans and illustrated ' German papers shortly afterwards i showing the American prisoners. ' showed only five men. surrounded by a taunting crowd. Tho men were told to draw their own conclusion a to what happened to the other seven The Sammies' traditional good hu : inor Is changing to rage. They are i resolving to fight to the death if pos sible even in the face of overwhelm ing numbers. ' Teutonic plans to treat other American prisoners "persons of no Intelligence and place them under unusual hardships are bitterly resented. won.n FOSTIMYXK ANTI- TKl'ST SITTtt WASHINGTON. Jan. 2. A mo tion to postpone until - October the hearing on all anti-trust suits pending was made in the supreme court today by Attorney General Gregory. In October he will re quest their suspension until th end of the war. The tremendous expense of disolving corpora tions, should a favorable decision be given, prompted the motion. The suits pending include- tho International Harvester. I' n ited States Steel, Vnlted Htats Hhou Machinery Corporation, theEast man Kodak, Qua ker Oats and American Can and Corn 1'roduct Company. GERMANY WILL MAKE SUPREME EFFORT IN SUBMARINE WARFARE LO" t V. Jan. '1 . - fi crmany 1 making her greatest of fort at mthma rine war in the hope of furthering her peace projects, the British offi c'M statement will say. poMilbly Germany has organized submarine im a hit herto unknown offensive l. The results of her concentration drtvo are not known yet, but art bellt vd to indicate only temporary mutp w hl h Britain N certain U till that Germany can achieve.