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DAILY EYEHIfiQ EDITIQM Number copies printed Saturn. " 2,860 This paper li a gurniber uf and andlled by Uio Audit liumui at Circulation. DAILY HBO EElT10;i WEATHER FORECAST Tonight and 'Tuesday fair, heavy frost tonight. I 1 J" COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER CITY OFFICIAL PAPER . ."" 5 CLP y i i,,.n , .-' 1 - -- - - - ' ' ' ! ! ! "f zi . S VOL. SO w C1 . - " S - X DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, MONDAY, APRIL 15, 1918 NO. 9409 ACREAGE 13 : HEAVY OVER 18 WOODEN SHIPS TO BE LAUNCHED MAY 1 ANNOUNCED Outlook at Present is for the Greatest Wheat Crop Northwest Has Grown. SPRING ACREAGE SPECIALLY GOOD Growing Conditions Have Also Been Favorable to Yield. WIXTKll WHEAT AdlKAfiK. . 118 101 rrenn 7H.HH B70.OOO Washington .... kmi.immi 7mi,mm Idaho i, -MMMMKI StHI.OOO Total , . . I.OIt.OlM) l.oTO.OOO KPIUNtJ WIIKAT Al'REAUK . 1918 1917 Oregon fiAgtMlu 8.10,000 Waahlturum . . . . f.n.Vi.uon 7.4.10.OO0 Idaho 800,0110 ' ssa.ooo Total , ..MOSsMO 3,139,000 WASHIXfiTON, April 15. Eighteen wooden hl, totaling (S.OOA tons, will be launched May first, chairman Hurley to day announced. Special trains bearing fir logs from the I'a clfio lumber yards are being hurried across the contlnen. In one-fifth of the usual time, fur nishing ample supplies for speeding up In the shipyards. The emergency shipment or dered will bring the Atlantic and Gulf yards up to their pro gram. With the May first launch Ings the vast and south are breaking even with the west for the first time. Also 20,000 additional tons of wooden ships have leen luunch-' ed this month under private con tract. A compilation of Oregon's shipping record showed 127 vessels built, contracted for or requisitioned. 1 ' SENATOR STONE DIES FROM RECENT STROKE BY HYMAN H. COHEN. (Market Editor of the Oregon Journal.) POMTLA.VD, Or., April 16. (By United Press.) White full details are not yet available, sufficient data has been secured from private crop coi respondent of the Journal In every leading wheat producing section nf the Pacific northwest to show an un usually nptlmuttlo situation. Ileporta received from these corre spondents and carefully - tabulated, show that the Pacific northwest Is growing its greatest Wheat crop. It eot only has the greatest spring and winter acreage combined that has ever been sown In the three states, hut the condition of the winter wheat planting and the- condition of the soil for tha spring sowing could acurcely be Improved, on. - - . In fact, taken as a whilfe, Ideal prospects are shown for the 1011 wheat production in the three states, and barring accidents from now to harvest time the output will be far! In eacess of anything that Oregon. Idaho and Washington have produced. Ho fur as the average condition of the winter wheat planting in the Pa-4 clflc northwest is concerned, it was never shown in better light than at this time. There was little. If any damage to be shown In any section during the cold spell and the stooling of the grain was unusually favorable. Report differ slightly as to tha extent of the winter wheat area In the state of Washington but latest confirmed Infermatlon place the to tuls around the figures herein given. The condition of the crop while, bet ter in Oregon and Idaho than in Washington, Is so good in all sections that little better could be wished for. There was no winter killing to speak of, a very unusual condition. Th flviir... N W .... M ....... hHl are slightly less than those ! Kaiser Saw Soldiers compiled at the start of the year but nevertheless they are better than a year ago for the same planting. No noticeable change was made in the winter wheat area figures for either Idaho or Oregon.' Tha area planted to spring wheat In the three states shows a total of Was One of "Willful 12"; Clark or Francis May Succeed Him. WASHINGTON. April 15. United States ho nut or William J. fitone of Mltwourl, died At his home here at 4.30 o'clock Hun day afternoon' He wan "trlcken with cparalHlii on a streetcar several day ago. The aenator had been Improving "lightly for the part two days, al though hlH condition wuh extremely critical. Hut yeaterday morn In ir at G o'clock he auffcred a continuation of the hemorrhuKe that cauaed hfa first cot lapHe. lie went Into a state of coma and never regained conaciouaneas. Already there is speculation In Washington as to Senator Stone's sue- usitor. rijwaker Clark and David Jl- Francitt, now amVwtsador to Huaaia. are talked of as poKMjhilltle. Gover nor Frederick 1. Gardner has power to appoint a senator until a regular nominee is selected at the November elections. f The death of Senator Stone and the death of Senator Itrouxsard Friday last, leaves the senate wfth 50 demo crats and 44 republicans. Including Senator Kenroot, lately elected from Wisconsin. Senator Stone, was one of the most picturesque and widely known fig ures, not only In congress, but in Am erican politics. His campaigns bad always been bitter and he fought them vigorously to the end- Long allied wfth the democratic party. It came aa a great surprfs when he fought and votd a do I nut the propnaed arming of American mer chant vewelH. The day after this Vote President Wilson burned his statement concerning the "little group of will ful men" and Stone was generally in cluded by the public Irvtthls list. it U. S. TROOPS FI10F DRIVE BACK n PICKFO WINS- .- RS BATTLE ICTORIOUS; Germans Continue Attacks as Sequel to Friday's Vio lent Attack on Toul. FINDING METTLE OF AMERICAN FIGHTERS Hindenburg Tests American Morale, Finds it Work ing Well. Kfff' BRITISH GERM I DUCES STALLED a .'. 4 . .... GERMANS FAILED OF VICTORY BUT GAINED ADVANTAGE, SAYS WASHINGTON WAR SUMMARY WITH TIIR AMKIUCAN AltMIKS, April IS. The Uvrmunt are tsiiiliii- uliNC attacks on American oulwts In tlio Toul Mwtor. These attacks arc a annuel to violent assaults on Friday and Saturday when they uttcmited j wil) to rapture permanently tno American advaiuxxl ismllioiis. Nineteen more (Mrmain have licen captured in French and American raid The. Americans are entirely repulsing licavy tiernian aaults ul UioiikIi tlielr Kitlfn Is difficult. J. W. T. XASOJf. . XEWVOIIK. Aiwil 15. lllnden ImrK's first aeiious attempt to tt lira Ameiiiwn's moralo by using Ids best hImk'Ic trtMiim, lilnlily dlscfmccrts the (iermana. Ixaminx Uiat the Americans were brliradcd with I lie ltritlh for tills of fensive, liiiulcnbunr dotilitlcss wifdi edo to learn tlio flptitliijr qualities nf tlio IVrslilinters. Tlio remit was dc fats admlnlHtert-d to (.crniany'M lawt trots and doulHlCH the c-ommandors CAKL.J. CltOAT. WASHINGTON', A;rl 1J. "A turn inif point in the west Is belnj reach ed," says the war deiisirtmenl's weekly siiminary. "The Germans have failed to achieve victory In the fleUI and niUFt Koon resume their old tactics in seek- ir.gr to Kaln limited olijec.f Ives." ' Hut, the statement Wurrteii that the Germans hftve achieved m illHnct ad vantase, "which it wull l.e unwise to attempt to Ih-IIiiIc." Cither official information stipiorts tho summary's view that the struggle ikely he long and hitter, but showed that General Ffch has the troops so disposed as to prevent fur ther real German progress. I IXLOiUHO ! The summary says: "As time jw ei It hecomes evident that the enern l mrlkimr with renewed vigor at the weak out point opposite him. "We miut rememler that the en emy Ih waKfng an annihilation hat tie to arhieve victory. He Is flRhtlfig with the Hole aim of annihilating the MrltiHh. thus the terrain conquered Ih of little. conHequence. If tho enemy can muster the driving power ho will prolwihly continue the a,KauI(3, hop inx to annihilate hy an envolopiiifr at-tai-k on an otliiiie front. "While wo must admit that Ger man operations in this offennive have resulted In considerable success, yet the aim of the (Jerman high com inand to olitairi a derisive Rtratelc micresH hns not hf-en ohtained.." BLOODY CHECK ADMINISTERED TO FOURTH AND SIXTH ARIES ATTACKS GROW WEAKER; ALLIED STRENGTH IMPROVING HUN TRAP SHOOTERS TIE WITH HEPPeiTES ADMIT GERMAN DEFEAT. AMSTERDAM, April 15. The Frankfurter Zeitung saws: "The full strategic plan has not been accomplished. The battle apparently does not produce the desired result," AMSTERDAM, April 15. Hungarian For- (William Phillip Simms.) WITH THE BRITISH ARMIES, April 15. Despite the most desperate efforts, the Germans are apparently stalled. "Hazebrouck, Bailleul, Aire, Lillers and Bethune are still -held by the British. The German blows are feebl- : jer today and the allies' defense is strengthening. The bat- Sixteen members of the Pendleton tie has slowed down practically to a dead stop, like the nod and cun ch.ii i.raved the coidipjcardy drive after the first week. Although the first w.m. . ye8leraay ana orove .o pnase 1S ncied, fighting continues and doubtless will con ZehlrZhrorthlinue for some time The German fourth and sixth arm- touma-iits vvere uioouiiy cneciieu. ueaa men ana norses ana hitiemashed transports littler the battlefield proving the city In the Inland I'm pi re ment. The elements were no were Instructed to tixe tlw Krentrt AlKtrn raiitlon In ttuckiiw the AmerKuiiH. . n : ' , . ..i. i.,i !nnM..D f P't; o411o-.r 1 ; 1 . AI.MIX t.k PRisoxrais. isigned, a dispatch from Vi-j1"' "h,,t '' mad nTie ' I Roads and bridges were smashed as fas as the German engineers coula rebuild tnem. ' IWIUK, April IS- "An result of OTinn cc rpa pmnomr has we UMk 13 priwHtrn wur IlanRurd," aCCepiGG fllS resignation. Burn m r-vc-m-ii official do-iMucti. j Thp militarists nnnosed Czernin because or his paci- KJiuw AHI 13 we luie Inkea l.0 priMtiMH Ixtwcem 31 onto Iitlkr ajm! oyon. Ho tMk piiMomTM In (luim pa;ne In mm oral UiniHtx, ICnomjr as HaultM from north of (liitnln IH kiune U MHitliettMt of rlrny wcro unxtiiivAvfiil.' 13 LOCAL MEN HI CALL FOR MAY fist tendencies. 1 AM8TKKDAM, April 1C The kni- er wan on the Flanders battlefield near Ulle from Tueaduy until Thurx- 1 day. declare (lerman newKpapern. He talked to the noldleni, declariiiff that i hft Vim rnnvltimd llin Arm t.- m'uu !. Fail Against English 1JI.O00 arre a year aK. I.ot year' aprlng area m aomewhat greater than usual, due tn the (act thut th winter pluntln for thut inxlp xhowed a aerloua decreaae, and enpeelully no In Oregon where dry weal Her Inter fered with early idantlna- during- th fall, and It ' tno wet later In the aeaaon. Sjirlnit nwlug wna therefore alinoliitely neceaaary. The airlns wheat area for 1(11 how Oregon 561,000 acren compar ed with JSu.OOO a year ago; W'aiihlnK ton 1 . a r 0 . l 1 1 i compared with 1 4r,0.0(iO arrea and Idaho 600j)nn ronipuriil with 33 9,000 acre In 1917. Initial report of the apring plant ing condition are very good. In the . aectlon where the grain m put In the ground early. deelalve victory and trnng tlermun peace." roVMIOiH AIMOI ItVW. WAslllVtiTtlN, April IS TlH rn al and Imhihr I.Mjuy adjonrtml, at-ti-ndiug tlio fuiH-ral hitiIki of hen. ialr Ktoni. The nation has made a call for 4 9,- 000 more draft men to report on May 1 and of that number I'matilla coun ty haa been lnntructed to aend nine. In conformance with the liihtructlonii, J the local draft hoard today aent no- , tit'lcatlon for 13 men to report on; that date. Forty-five hud already ! been ordered to report on April 24 to fill a quota of 85 and. If there are any left from these 45, they will he uaed In filling the new quota of nine before tfle 13 juit called. The folowlng are the 13 called and their addrenHeN: Gunt Matnon, Port land; Joaeph V. Toff man. 1ik An Seles; Oust O. Kotulua. Pendleton; Orlan VV llalxlead. Kc ho; Fred llln kle. IMlot Itock; Jess ItoKera. former ly of AdllliiH, now of Wilier Vulev. Ark., John I.. , lllltnen, I'ortlaml: l.loyd K. ulr.lKcll. .Milton: J.miin 1). Mmlilen, IVnillelon; l.loyd .Mrllenry. Newberr; Lloyd II. Thornae. Kian. field; Wlliam K. KuIiih, Frefwater. and Chnrlea t". Thiixton. Kkykonil.sh. Wah. They will report at Fort .i. l),,w ll, I'lililornlu. liiHlead of at ( amp l.i wis VAS!IIN"iTC, April 15. Czer nin reported rehiniili"n In largely attrfhuuted to his unsuccessful peace efforts but more to the fact that the militarists are in the mronccst con- ' tl ol. IAUKtrlan peace trickery and blund ering of her diplomatic peace nioveR i recently exposed are larsely resixm- Blble. Csernin wtta trying to obtain peace before it was too late, and then sud denly chanKed front, having heard from the military mastera. high ecorea each totaled 11 aod that j they- were tied f"r honor, rendle- !. ; ton'a 11 "counted auainat Aberdeen' 1 in the t'olumhiA-XVillamette ahoot and reportH from the latter city are . that a score of 120 wa made o that i Pendleton ended the tournament i without a win-. j Pendleton' scorea were made aa follows: Dean Phull 24. Dan Bow-j lory fire, was ankle to develop the attack. - . . . . "rtucceMsful minor operations eauat ot llotaeco lmnt niclat rrauUed Im tho capture of ISO earinr priaonm and wvcral nuchino rnna . ."Houth of the Sotnane ner Haa- rordn- 8anterr Uil morning; ire m proved our ikmIiIoim, Uikiiur prls I.OXDOV, April laTlie first '.lia.se of the l-landci-4 liattle la over with, tiie ltHtl-J bi-4itic vli-uirlooa. llitKlcnlMirjr failed tn altnin any ob jectives. jc mil unable to iillt llaiir'H arniict and ratitiircd no Im IMirtunt cities. , The filfhllns ccHitltiueM tint 1nited IVcsm corresund-nt slMnnr that cer- t oner. nuin attack art- rcvliicr and that llrlt- , H licrer km hoAtik rllli4n man 24. Finis Kirkpatrick 24, Charlej Ml nituiK-e is rtrciurilK-iiiiur. ' nliclit about Burliqnoy Vrra and Al Hniilton 22 and John McXurlen 22. jUi)t 4roiu, t. (Emails lwve intt." Heppner's test five were A. Howker . Kakcn Xeuve I-Jrllw. following sc-' vere flirhtloir cviiulniially Sunday. WTTII T11E liltlTISIf ARMT, April The (Mhiuh have liera driven. IS. On the l,ya baulefronl. local back with great liss In fierce fiirlit- ' ilchtliur la continued for tactically liut northwest or Mcrville. : Important positions. The tenacity of In tills Hect4r SuiMiay seven at-' tlio liritish in half bfirned Ballleal tacka were repulsed. Once Hie cu- foiled lliiulenburg. Ttie 24. Harry Duncan 24. Ed Atkins 23. Will spencer 23 and Or. McCurdo 22. Many special event were shot dur ing the day and the Pendleton shoot er aot away with their ehar of the tiophles. They were treated very THOOP TltAIN Tl:ltAII.KI. XF.W VIIK. Airil .v Two sol diers wert liillfHl. in seriously fujured and 25 sliulitly Iniunil tiKlay wlwti five cars of a trta train aero dcrail- i ed on lite Ijonir Island railroad on i I.OIUT Island. I'lie cau-c is unknown. Namni are as yet unobtainable. hospltahly while In Heppner- emy advani'ed in five waves. This have attacked Xeuve Fitse Those in the party were Dr. F. Ls , welaht lient our line slightly but than 1 times. hoping; to break Incram. H. J. .Stillman, Dan C. Bow- counter-attack completely restored through northward of HailleuL They mun. J, J. Hamley. Xorhorne Berke- ! It- 'took the city but conld not nrugreaa ley. Karl Kirkpatrick. FlnU Klrkpat-j 'Kodutliwest of Itulllcu the enemy beyond. rick. Karl foutts, liay t'ryntal. J.ihn I tcmisinirily penetrated the linen but . .s. McNurlen, Fred W. Ijimpkln. Ouy eouiiHT-aiincus restored tltc iim-s.--Wyrlck, Dean Sljtill. Charley Hamll-I -tHl tho l.ys canal a northern bank, ton. liubi Oampl-el! and Horace Ftill- j hostile Infantry today altciniHed to man. Jr. jddvance but. c-auslit under our artil-. RAISE A GARDEN, BUT LOOK OUT FOR DIFFICULTIES, IS ADVICE OF LOCAL EXPERTS 49,843 w mm TO REPORT IN MAY WA8III.VOTOV. April 15 Crowder today order tho molilll City' Government Will Plow;"'" 'ahle thing to up vacant Lots rree of Cost When Requested. of Ullage. to ue, the most favor- rMt and the methods It la planned to publish a fef X'V, T J "f "' dviaor. .Ned Is I'rui'iit. - At the lueetiiiK Kit Urdu y talks on I-et no gurden ground go to waste; Hie general food ubjeet In relation lo start nothing you cannot finish: be. the war were given bv I'ountv Aent ware of lute crop that wll I lie hit bv h'hrork. V. W. Ilarrab. who has Jusl hot wualhrr. ' returned from Washington, and bv Thl In ubxanr wa the advice Mrs. Jessie Mc"..ml i the l iiiv. rsln given r.aiur.iuy evening at a garden. f Nebraska. All emphssed the Ing meeting held in the rooms of the great Importance of food In Hie war. ienrral -'"inerclal club. Mr narnin . purt Iculai Iv inler- oerung n wa an- eatinx talk based on III experience Hi nouneed by Mayor J. 1 VuushHn thn u.uui.i..u - , . . ... . lion between May flr.t and IMh of pr,ded. that the city will plow up committee f hlch he I- a i,,l,.r. 49.143. Plana are to break 1.11 moiill- vacant lots where re.piesled lo do so, anon the French need of food I he- Icntlon record in May. Today or- without charge to the gardener. At coining aerloua. der lake men from every state, and the aame lime a commnife of an was t-jirlv 4 roist diMy hamed by the mayor to agltale iiaiden-1 Practical gurdctu-ra at the n Una In work and 4o list vacant lot with advised auint .li.-ii.pl. to v.-s.-Uil.l.-s a view t.r hiivlna them brought Into without first aac.rtalntOK the seed to ns... Thl committee consist of li. J. htaln ami the methods of tallag. . Taylor, chairman, fhsrle. Hamilton. Particular aarning wa gnen svalnst e.ie maiiocK, nev. j. t.. hi.i..-i. J. raising Isle rri.H or an thing vauaiiaii aim i. i- rnrocK. county win ritt much irrigation. ,,'n, '. P. Mruin. a ioeml.tr of ih .i- The committee la to lieuln at once ter bonl. declared Ih.ie vtoul.l not "!"" -..is sou ooe line or action ,e siifliclel.t Kali-r f..r In .uino.n ..I no. ii.iiouiB or g nu. uiim ait- tan ens. even Sllh II,- Include all remaining ipioli. of the first draft. Oregon' quota I 2&I and Washington' 434. The remarkable attending of moblllKatloii follow fur ther allied appeals for men. that TIIOM IH TIIIAIi ItlVTIM l:i. ('Hlt'AtifK AlHil 1.1 IVofeaaor William Thomas waa granted Kslsr a eontlnuallon nulll frulay on his ills- uill be unsvil iTOiwiiisnm sirs. i.rs- visors in nniereni Mel ons of l...i. i,, churlish sprltisa. and ilru.-il Ilie er, a ltculciw.nl wife, la 111 a Hie these men will he asked to advise falsing of early crop or of crop that llioma bunte. f5ir neighbor, hcn requettid, a lo can be ralx d with but little irrigation. I'll. In. I AND THE KAISER HAS GAINED NO OBJECTIVE L . -i Z WOOD I ! ft ' jWVw300 ' 2 mm UMATILLA COUNTY LEADS ALL IN W.S.S. i PORTLAND. Ore.. April it. I'mt. tilla county came to bat atrona; for Thrift stamp and War navtnga stamp on Friday, the last day for which total aalea have been complied by mate Distributor Jess A. Currey. Chairman Itoy T. Hlahop of Pendle. ton. who la going after the work with the usual Pendleton spirit, puahed tha county up to the head of the Hat for the day. not excepting Multnomah. The county' sale for the day totaled 310, 343.4. Portland "and Multnomah county sold only 0S2.s worth fur the warn time. I'matilla county'a sale lor the day far overshadowed all other counties, none of them except Multnomah get ting outvide of the 33ouo elasa, and the only county In that elasa wa Co lumbia which reported cash aalea amounting to 3324. &4. The next nearest county waa Mari on, where County Chairman Smith and the echo.. I children are doing re markable wurk. The aalea reported from ha I em and vicinity amounted to - Among the other counties e.stiiday nh fair sale were Halter, iliiiium. Jackson, e'licrman and Wae 1-.. Ill if which i. the 1U9 1 s. nr total .:ilc for Kllils) were t3.. And Hy All Mean, Do Not Overlook Kaiser el-'vTIK April U "The allies mint kill rapt ire or rilsatl (our loll. It' ti li ins I el., re there Is pea " ald tenant -i 'i.iollel 1 horil -1 ira V. lor- ii..-r t-i.iiiio.io.isr of th Klevsnlh Nulll iiols-rlsn.l Fusiliers. Ill I' I. h l .ililii.iisr r..rce. win, la here lor the Imprests or the t'ntte Mates liil'pli.g 4-orpi.rstion. 1 i. ill thin Hie allies hv n-.l tha '''""'I inanpi.isri. pi el'ondrraneo t r a ....i-.r I offensive ' vti r kiuuiTii.i: o'. 'It I I M. srll IV ftsrew I a f irons "! sluotae In tlss Ps.ft.- r t nnliwi-4 lirflnslsi ike alssllsliaas-M 11 ! as a i ie iters. I rt are sistcua. M llu- lee-sl .lilps hi. are all k-tug fv Jol lo laruv ilk-s.