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DAILY EVENING EDITION
Number ooplua printed Saturday
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DAILY EVENING EDITION
Tonight 'and Tuesday flr, liht
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, MONDAY, APRIL 1, 1918.
HUN OFFENSIVE SEEMS TO BE FJMY CHECKED
: . -: mm$
HAIG REPORTS CAPTURF OF
109 ENEMY MACHINE GUNS;
AS TO RESULT
Enemy Cannot Force Decis
ion is View Taken by
Washington Army Men.
News From Persia is That
Persia Expects to Join
SCENE SHOWING LAND WHERE GREAT ARMIES BATTLE
BELOW IS SUPREME COMMANDER OF ALLIED FORCE
(CAR Li I). GROAT)
WASHINGTON, April 1. American
troops are relieving- the French vet
erans. The latter are Joining- In the
counter offensive. "Americans, now
. sufficiently trained, will cooperate and
will assume, a share In tho great bur
den now so valiantly borne by the
French and British," says the war de
partment's weekly summary.
The summary declared unreserved
ly "The enemy have been unahlo to
force a decision," and predicted that
they will be unable to do so while the
allied armies continue moneuverinK
with "the consistent unity and flexi
bility shown during- the pust week.'
The statement reiterated the con
fidence of military men In the ultt;
mate outcome. It said, "From a tacti
cal standpoint the most Important
event of the week was the French par
ticipation In the battle..
The summaary notes the arrival nf
fresh Austrian divisions from Kouma
nla alonr the Italian front.
The continued Teuton advance in
Ukraine Is noted with increasing ac
tivity In the Balkans. It says the news
Is current In Persia that the Persians
will Join Germany.
yti vl , if -1 J V . -"-
.41 v -V I
SHARE IN FUN
Pershing's Men Show New
Vim as Forces Move For
ward from all Directions.
AT AMERICAN FRONT
Patrol Entered Enemy Tren
ches Last Night But
MOREUIL IS RETAKEN BY FOE
Hindenburg Force Now Within 10 Miles
of Amiens But Reports From Front
Show Recent Fighting Favorable to the
Allies; Advance Has Been Made at
WITH THE BRITISH ARMIES, April I. War planes
now report the German occupation of Moreuu after.
! heavy fighting. The enemy viciously attacked Sunday
April afternoon between Moreuil and Demuin entering the
The Germans are
J. C. HART, FATHER
OF MIS. G.W. PHELPS.
DIES IN LA GRANDE
John C. Hart, veteran ruilrotuler
who hud a host of friends not only
In Pendleton but all along the O-W.
II. & X.. died early this mornliiK at
the homo of hia daughter In Ln
Orande. The body will be brought to
I'ondleton and the funeral will be held
Wednesday at the Kplscupal church.
The exaet hour will be announced to
morrow. Mr. Hurt, who was 7.1 years old. had
been In very poor health for a year
or more. He contracted pneumonia a
few days asto and, In bin weakened
condition, could not combat the dls
caxe. Krer since ho was a youn- man he
hnd followed railroading, working in
.Texas. Kansas and other middle west
ern states before coming to Oregon.
Ho had been with the O.-W. It. & N
for more than 25 yearH at the time of
his retirement when 70 years old. For
10 years he served as agent at Hepp
ner and for a number of yo-rs was in
charge at Hllgnrd where he was when
ho retired. Since then he has made
his home part of the tlmn with his
daughter, Mrs. O. V. Phelps, in this
He Is survived by five daughters and
a son. us follows: Mrs. 11. W. Phelps,
Pendleton, Mrs. Frank Ilechlln and
Mrs. M. B. Mctsler of La Grande, Mrs.
Frank Fairbanks of Ithaca, N. Y.. Miss
lluth Hart of this city and Fred I!.
Hart of llathdrum. Idaho.
Above is Present Estimate!
on Liberty Loan; Over!
. Million for the County, j
General Fch, recently announced
supreme coniniandcr of the allies wuk
one ff the hrmcs of the Marne.
(Jreat thinH are expeted of him In the
coming fiRhting In France.
The other picture nIiowh the blood
soaked Nomine battlcflcM, where two
great battles were fought prior to this
year, and where the greatest battle in
the world's history la now be In;.? fought
The scene above shows what a desert
waste the battlefield In.
C'lialrmaii Thomsoii this afternoon
received a fHegram stating that I'ma
tllla county's quota is 1 .OIO.OOO. This;
is lo icr cent of tht combined bank !
dciMslts Oil DH'. 31.
I'einlleton's share t the Third
lilfM-rty 4uu will Ik- uImiU -S (I .-(.-
OOO, according to Dm etimatcH of ;
the IcK-al 1 tankers and the comity's '
Miaro will 1h little more than a
million. The exact quotas have
not yet been received by ( liairnuin j
XV. 1. Thomson but,, inasmiicli
as the state's quotu has been flxtl j
at a little more than 91K.OOO,(M0,
it is Kssihle to arrive tft a very
ds4i estimate. The ojuolas will
probulHy represent about one
tenth of each bank's duisits Im-t
With the information at hand
llie racing committee of the I ma
tilla County Patriotic Service
league will start at wofk at once
rating the individual of the
county llccausc? the aiQomtt call
ed for is bs than half fcf the am
ount anticipated a few fvfcks ago,
the amount asked front individu
al will bo cHriHKmdirv:y u? a ti
er. The rating committee, will
jncet this afternoon to begin its
The Third IJberty Loan cam
paign over the nation ooens next
Saturday ami preparations are
a I jo ut comiHeto for the celebra
tion hen? in lenclleton which will
start the campaign off fittingly.
AMERICAN SECTOli, France.
iroop movements behind the Ger- . ,WnA,Ur 4Um VIL-
mQn i M i 1 lunua aim ui laucuusi? av on w v vvn
rimmediately withdrawn, going north. Wo-olKr iU nnlv cf.or.o-o emith f frA fmmP hilt 1Q im.
An American patrol entered the ..v. v
enemy lines three times last night. I poi'tant because it brings the enemy nearer the Calais
jThere were no casualties but shots pQr;a milurov anrl AmiPnc
I were exchanged. Americans are alert : " UW ?y . AmienS-
to possible attack, captured docu-j This is the first news of the Germans recapture 01
menu show that the enemy have been foreuii The enemy is now probably less than ten miles
ordered to get minute data regarding!-
the Americans, describing the uniform 1 1 rom AmieilS.
land equipment of United States I
j troops. " f
The "general headquarters is the !
BELGIAN OFFICER WILL
SPEAK AT CHAUTAUQUA
(Ed. L. Keen)
LONDON, April 1. In local operations
seven miles north of Albert, the British captured 109 ma
chine guns Haig reported.
"The enemy twice attacked the outskirts of Albert last
night but were completely, repulsed."
The latest official reports show that the allies have
The army is proud of Gen-1 pushed forward on four widely separated points while
jquestion asked is in the sons, -where "oldmg the Germans elsewhere.
do .we go from here - j The capture of Moreuil is the most important allied
l::scesS. The next of importance is the French forward
ties were held at the rest camps. The ; t hrust lief ween Monte Didicr an(Las3i2mt,,:I where sever-
1 -.III A I
ai were capiuicu.
' , -General Foch's m(t pressing1 prob-
! GERMANS CHECKED i " Amlens- V" ,,le8;
.jj -,-fT j I have the advantage there because ot
. (Henry YYOOa) ithe railway facilities and the narrow
FRENCH ARMIES, April : front.
1. The allies having check-1
ed the Germans before their TUCfinriDC D I'ifl PflY
IIILUUUIIL U. IIILUUA
jscene of greatest activity necessitated j
;by fighting instead of training the j
jarmy. There is no confusion despite j
,the rapidity of the movements. Miles;
I of roads are choked in all directions!
by the moving Americans. J
i There are solid miles of the Ameri- '
can fighters and machinery coming'
;from all directions and a new snap
hing's statement, Tl
day was rainy.
! CI-XTKI IS TOUI'KIMU'.I).
i t'Al' t I .nl.t....M,... .
:ntfivMi i)- tho while smr line ai objectives could be obtained'
Iho 20.MIO ton liner Celtic us lonn- !lQTroc nnur nlir t:n rcciKil
It Is hoied to save the j
WIND STORM KEEPS
DOWN TRAP SCORES
The dittos for the litis chautaugua era Company-
in IVndlcton have been fixed as Jimo! the San Francisco
2S. i and 30 and July 1. 2. 3, 4, uc- 1
cording to advice received from t he I
Old Soldier Fiddlers those veter
ans of the Civil War. ,
Fen wick Newell t 'oncert Co.; I hi 111
J ho weal tier (nun seems to nave it I wi
ll! for the l'endleton trupshooters. j lr
The WeiUber can be I';ilr timl clear jfll in-j
week mid be Ideal for liluerock Itrciik- securing firt hnnd knowledge to iin-
KlHson-Wbite,,Chimt;MifiU;t system. Th jirouivl Newell the tenor extraordi
chuutHiiKiia this year will have a miry.
strong patriotic flavor. Zedclcr K.Miiphonic Quintet I,u-
Amotig the attractions will be Cap- .erne Players Morrison-Smith Co.
tain de Heaufort, Jicllgan officer who!t,nd several other musical companies.
le, "Jteliind the Herman Veil"' and
Llnc-nln 1, Wirt who is now travel
along the Kuropean butt lef i-ontt-
ing but, when Sunday afternoon comes
there is generally wind a nd lnsl
enough to mar the sbootlne. Yester
day's terrific wind and dust storm
must take a good deal of the respon
sibility fur the low wore made In the
tournament shoot a gainst Vancouver.
The Pendleton noirksmen broke only
112 whereas the Vmicou vcr!te broke
1 This ma lies five utra ii;ht Iomcs
for Pendleton In the Col inn bia-Willamette
Those making the team here yes
terday were Charles Hamilton IM, H.
.T. Stilhnan 2'.i. 1 r. F. I,. Ingram -:t",
Karl f'oiits i;l and ban P.owman -1.
Vesterdity fin shed t he six weeks
city tournament for deciding I be re
presentatives of Pendleton at the state
shoot, itowniim was hUh man for the
six weeks with Cotitl.-f and Ingrain tiefl
for second honors. The three will be
sent to Portland.
Pendleton will ,hoot aunlnst M'tVty
next Sundny. M'tNty Is leading the
len guo wit h five st in igli t wins. As
toria defeated Woodburn 'sterday
124 to Aberdeen defeated Albany
121 to ISO, M-Coy defeated Heppuer
123 to 1H.
part to his iiitdienees.
The following are some of the at
tractions listed to dale:
Thaviu's Kxposition Pand and Op-
lties. The Germans must
tax si.oot05 r.s. i1' continue their present;
wAsinxGToY. apwi l The mil- effort into a long gruelling!
(Ml SllLte navr f -i ,-t moiif ..I1G ,.. 1 . i I-
SO of the best players'" .V- HUURKW1UW! VCIUUI1U1 Sl"l
iiarryincr 103 miles uioiW the sa-raiied anocner oiiensive eisewnere:
jsnh-caiibre plan. ; presumably in Champagne.!
1 ' " rni il rf-i 1
im)mh.m;i)mi:xt itKXKi:i. jiiius iar uie uenuaiis nave j
I'Mtis. irii i.i-nr rans,. i,m- nspd 90 divisions or 1.080.-
Imiibiieiit of 1'arls was reuiiiil tisluy. rnt
JAI'AX MAY ACT. i
TOKYO. April I. ,)llinn lius not! (WILLI M PHILLIPS SIMMS)
mado a fornrnl priiO!jil to inter ltltlTIsil AII.MY. April 1. liii-r-
ill KilH-ria but If Hie Iliisvlun ilulllioii iretie riuhliiii; fil inues today on the
lMvonii'M thrcnteiilns:. tln-y will at ioli- new hollle front. Opposite the
ipiiokly l'-ireisii Minister
the diet today.
DIES IN PORTLAND
Cait. J. M. delieaufort Belgian
nobii-niiin and officer, author of "Jte
liind the !orman Veil.
lr. Kincoln I,. Wirt Thrice to tho
first line trenches.
M ildrcd , Ken Clemens niece of
Mark Twain, with motion pictures of
Hawaii's active volcano Kilauea.
FKDKU Ali 3UIXIXG -COMMISSION'-
KIl SICCIMBS TO TWO
1 eu t h I ue to In test i na I Trot i Me ;
eiwl With Attuek While in Ka.sC.
PORTLAND, Ore., April 1. Theo
dore B. Wilcox, milting commissioner
for the eighth Federal grain district
and president of the Portland Flour
ing Mills Company, died at his home,
215 King street, at 3::30 yesterday af
ternoon after an illness of two weeks.
MERCHANTS ACCEPT PLAN FOR
HELPING THRIFT STAMP SALE
'Kveiy business house in 1'inatilla to house canvass, the total was jumped
Death was due to acute Intestinal.
.Mot u no told Itritish the charaetep of the fighting: Im trouble, which manifested Itself dur-ffiM-al.
Thimdrrstm-m and hail typi- inx his reCent visit to New York.
eaJ of April accompany fecasional snn. Where he was summoned on Federal
rUKKISDKNT TO SPKAK. 1 ople trees are in blosMm. The tier- business. Upon his return home he
WASHINGTON. April 1. The mans again vainly tried to reach the jwas immediately placed under medl
Whlle House tda.y aiiiiouiuvd that Iaris-( alais railway, attaeking- heavily i ca care, but sank rapidly.
l"resicint iisftn pKitis to sneak; at near Mown f I nut were eriecneeiy re- j
IUltimore Saturday ( the opening of pulsed. Similar fighting occurs nlont j
the gigantie liberty ban celebration. Arras in (lie Anere valley, at Albert
He will probably deliver a strong war and astride the Somme.
mesagv. Lmv fling planes, cavalry, artillery;
ami infantry are harticimtlng.
1 1EKFTSK CAPTFIiFl. Tlie striking development Is tlie ene-
WASHINtiTOX. April 1.-
county a selling station for W. S. S,"
is the slogan adopted by Uoy T. Mishop
1 t pel-
It was his devotion to his duties an
milling commissioner that contribut
ed to- his final illness, it is believed,
'for Mr. Wilcox insisted upon making
'the trip to New York to meet with the
milling division of the Grain Corpora-
:tinn ullhonoh hfk won 111 a fr tn
-The war my,s MiUm- to .l.Hmt anywhere and and shol,1(i have rem,lnod under con.
cent of the ilepartnienCs summary annouucHs the ften losing. Uetw(en the Sinine and
in the couniy ouht rapture f Irkutsk mid SUnria by the
rtppllcHUtH for final clt iKensJilp
papers In the circuit court today nr
being impressed with the point that
disloyalty to tho United States gov
ernment wlll-meun a revocation of
citltiKenHhlp papers and all tho privi
leges of citizenship. Judge Phelps if
laying a great deal of stress upon thlfa
Final papers were granted to five
persons this morning; Thos. Patrick
Uray , Sarah Doherty and
Qulnn, natives of Ireland, and Herman street, a''ont o'clock. Th funeral
Anderson and Gunner K. Karlson, na-! is to be held tomorrow afternoon at
tlvcs of Sweeden. Citizenship was f 2 o'clock at tho family residence and
refused to Christian Helbery and J Kev. J. K. Snyder of the Presbvterian
DIED LAST NIGHT
After an illness of more than three
years. Pert Fell ban in tiled last night
county matiaKor, who announced to- t
day a special "10ft per cent Selling
Stations'1 campaign for Wednesday of
Though Umatilla county has done
better than the average county in the
state so far In the thrift stamp cam
paign, Manager Bishop is not satis
ned with the results and proposes to
put a stimulus to the business of buy
ing th stickers that will last the year
Out. His plan is to have the stamps tigc.
so omnipresent that they will fairly (
force their own sale.
Up to date the number of selling
stations has been jnite limited but. if
the new plan succeeds. a Umatilla
countyl cit h'.en may secure a thrift
stamp in any public house.
Already a number of prominent bus
iness houses have signified their wil
lingness to take radical steps toward
average from $1200 to JK.OO daily
Germans, it was apparently accomp
lished by German prisoners.
Ot SI A FLT
111 I.I) As
PAK I V S
NKW YMKK. April 1. The Tribune
tiday announces Col. Theodore Uoose
ve!t f 'r President as the "American
b in leader and the only man v h
restore the republican party's
BOB ST AN FIELD'S
BIG SHEEP SHEDS
IlKc HATTLIJ ItlilNGS Itlt'lillTs
Kiighshincn and Canadians in i
ica Hush to I'nliM.
Frank (at the family home. T.2 Johnson lnlnintr -Aitt- nirio .,f
merchandise in advertising bargains..
Thus a pair of stockings will be adver-
NKW YoltK. March Ktmiish
nicn and Canadans in America eon
t:tute the only reservoir from which
manpower for the Pritish army can be
draw n. according- to Cobod John s.
lennis of the Pritish and Canadian
recruit iiiK mission. ho made public
for the last
tised at "tl.r.o a pair. with thrift renuuiug ugur
stamp $l."i" nnd each clerk will be 'three days.
Instructed t present the opportunity The first effect of the hi battle in
I , Unh i.ufr.m rt oVimiuiiirr fhn Imroiilti iPr:llli'iV lli'i't tfil j 11 1 tit ('rtlonnl IWmiiiIv
Iane, their declaration of linen-. The deceased was .rt years old and iti,. was to irodiu mor. British rondiJ
was a native of Lampasas, Texas. He Manager Bishop has a number of in three days than in any correspond
ed been In Pendleton the past seven other schemes in mind for increasing log period since the recruiting mis-
oeais. Jte is survived i.v Ms parents the sf,,,;, jn this county. During the aien heiran opt rationp here. Seven
OFrTCR IS AC"T7ITFI. 'Mr. and Mr-, j. W. KHl!;nuni. two vpnr tlitM roimte is supposed to sell hundred eu-n were forwarded the first
LONDON'. Aril 1. The French sisters. Mrs. W. H. Treavey of Walla nnt vs9 tn.u, ik.o.o.m) worth of war three da s af-r the news of the but tie
government has aein-oied General Walla and Mts. J. K. Stearns .f Cove stamps. Up until the middle of March was received, it was announced. The
Persh tug's offer of American mires and one brother. C C. FHlhnuh who onlv nine per cent of that amount had average recent lv has been onlv 1 ftoa n
for iHirtlelpniloii hi the picsciil battle, u in the army i i;,o Philliplnes. b0(.n sold, but, as n n suit of the house v.eck.
August 'Bauer, Germans, James Don- church will have charge of the ser
can, Irish and Hans Kristion Jorgen-. vices,
tlon. Krlc Noreen la coming before
the court this afternoon.
Fast Oregouian Special
FTANFIKLD. ore, April 1. -The
It. N. Staufield sheep sheds
and racks -cove rime beiween 4 "
and ;i.m acres of land wore des
troyed esterday afterntou by a
fire said to have been caused by
a spark from an t. W. U. A.- N.
freight locomotive. A stron
wind was blowing at t;e time of
the fire and It was feu red ir a
time the town of Stanfield would
be t hreatened. Tlie Staufield
ards adjoin the town on the
North. However no buildings in
in the town caught fire. The
monster t barn adjoining the
sheds caught fire but was saved
by volunteer workers.
Fifty seven head of ewes and
lam bs were oa iii'.ht In t he fire
nnd burned to death. There was
not much feed in the sheds at
t he t hue tin eh some Chopped
ha was burned.
The f:re i'cniit.1 at J o'clock
IVirlaiieourl ulone a small fight cost
the Germans ;ttHNl dead and total de
feat. Heroic American engineers drtpMMl
their tools nnd grablcd rifles to help
liidd the threatened lines for several
The enemy is miicviitratiti:; at sev
eral ointsi nod the oresent .eomiwira
tixe quiet will Hss!hy la- broken
The enemy attacked west of Albert
twice at dusk. They were repulsed.
The pritish attack against the Ger
mans outposts near Aveluy Wood met
the most stubborn resistance and hot
test mat h iimuntiing frm AThMt, t he
Pritish were forced to retire.
A 1 erica ti attack between Arras
ard Yimy Kidye was a total failure
with most costly German casualties.
St-vera 1 Pritish batteries fired for lote
periods point blank into the advanc
ing liins.M"J, t he shells cut tint; long
!nncs t hrouuh the lerman ranks.
Macchinemins were tired full speed,
simultaneously, one killing 4 7o 4It-r-nians.
Tlie bodies were counted after
wards, he battle was never In doubt
and t be Itrit !sh were singing wh He
fighting th-tiiKh one division was In
the fight hours.
The dipateh tclbr.u of the German's
recapture of Morefnil and Demuin ls
the most ini porta nt new s It shows
tlie continuance of tlereral von Hitt
denbur's effort tt split the ahes.
brtnsinif the Germans nearer to
A 111 letts.
stant medical care. He became seri
ously til while in New York and re
turned to his home in a critical con
He was born In Massachusetts July
BRITIAN WILL CALL
TO COLORS ALL UP
TO AGE OF FIFTY
ED r KKKX
H i. D in. April 1. Great Brlt-
nin preparing to respond whole-
heartedly to the army's call for
1 'rem ies d i ',coi tre's an-
ti'iimiYmi'iif of prospective drus-
1 1c measures w as received un-
flinchinnlv . They will include
the rating of men aged Uu. can-
celllnc exempt tons tt 3 J a nd
combing the war industries for
r eliKlldes. suhst itutiinc women
and obi men. It is also hoped
to establish Irish conscription
With the surrender of the
Mottling l ost and of Col. lie-
p'ngton to General FiM-h the
Ust vestiiee of opposition to th
Ideu of an lntr-AHid
com tii a rider dlsn pp ard. .Vow
generally nderrtoid that f'urh
has irtiiHliy ttceuplml thin pi-Mi-
tlon sine the offtn-ivt xtNrtod
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