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b u Audit Bureau of circulation J f . f mmma ygm SEM i-WEEKLY UrKY sggf. .P ; ? J '- G?'' SJ COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER CitpJ . T " - DAILY EVENING EDITIOII WEATHER FORECAST Tonight and Thursday fair, light, frost tonight, warmer Thursday. CITY OFFICIAL PAPER VOL. SO DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 1918 NO. 9411- BRITISH MUSTER PARTIAL CHECK TO HUNS: CATTLE STILL RAGES FIERCELY XTRA lOYDON, prll 17. The. Ger mans are being: driven back on a wide, front, General Maurice, an nounced tonight. A bitter attack by British southward from Mct terncr Is pressing the enemy back hair way. It la IraixtsMlhlc to tell whether we hald all WytscJiaetto yet. AUSTRIAN PREMIER QUITS POST HUNGARIAN PREMIER TO RESIGN WITH ALL CABINET IS REPORT GERMANS U.S. FLYERS ENEIV AIRPLANES DOWN Y Twenty Two Year Old Boy Bass Hun Airc.aft in Fight Last Sunday. GET WAR CROSSES FOR HEROIC WORK Two Patrols Today Clear Out Enemy Machine Gun Positions. ZURICH, April 17. Aus trian Premier Von Seydler has resigned, according to reports received here. Hungarian Also Quits COPENHAGEN, April 17. Hungarian Premier Wekerle and the cabinet will resign it is reported here to day. To Succeed Czernin AMSTERDAM, April 17. Baron Stephen Burian jVon Rajecz, former foreign minister has been appointed successor to Czernin, it is re ported here from Vienna. OIIITF JfSTMTJ COBS. COI'K.MlAtiKV, April 17. Prince Von JIoIm-iiIoc, Knilicror Charles chief of court, is dlsmNwd. lie Is MHiwxIcd by fount Alexunder Kxlcr Ikuy. who Is a lnthcr-ln-law of t'oiluiit Ilweiicra, cmmM'llnr of the AiiHtriun legation in Switzerland, who In 117 airouclied a nfweKeutallvc oil the subject of iieucc negotiation BALL PLAYERS BATTLE GET TASTE OF WHEN TANK BLOWS UP BAD PLIGHT IS BELIEVED Rill Flahor's crew of ball tossers for few brief momenta yeaterday were nbHoaacd with the Ulna, that tho Her mans had developed a long distance Bun that would ahoot from lierlin to I'endleton and thut said gun hub trained upon the particular spot where they had assembled for their after-exercise bath. They were doff ing" their diamond clothes preparatory to stepping1 under the shower bath at the natatorlum when of a sudden a head of ate am developed by the gas heater blew the nhnwer into junk with an explosion like a 42 centimeter shell had landed. The explosion was caused when Pitcher William McKinley turned on made an exit more speedy than grace ful and Manager Bill Fisher demon strated his qualities of leadership. He was tho first out. The bursted shower Is being repair ed today and will be in shape this evening. The warmer weather today is very welcome to the players who have not taken any fancy to the cold spring winds which have been blow ing the past few days No new faces are lit the training table though Fisher Is still expecting the Halt Luke quartet, and Haidy Al- termatt, former lioise third Backer In the Western Tri-.Statel to show up at any moment. I It Is probable that IFiaher will dl- Retaking of Metern Regard ed as Distinct Advantage to Haig Forces, jBRITISH COUNTER AT W RETAKE MEN; ATTACK BY BRITISH WYSCHAETE SUCCESSFUL WHILE YPRES HELD FOE IS ENDANGERED WITH TUB AMKKICA.V ARMY IX BISMARK IS NOW CALLED PERSHING WASHINGTON", April 17 Thou- I panda of casualties occurred wnen the Teutons captured Helainsfors 8at- dav Hfler three rtavV mnrminr ac- II ' CHICAGO April 17. John J. Per- Moraing to Swedish reports to the FRANCIC April 17 Two American ' shlng of America, won a victory over ; ui imu. . .i natmiiH croMsnt Ko-Maii'a ltnd north-' Prlnca Klunmrck of Ciermany laM i Prisoners were released. the spiBOt. McKinley and Hitter are vide his men Into regulars and yan the only two on the casualty list, the inigans for a game Sunday and such a former receiving a gash in the leg : game would doubtless prove far more from a flying fragment and Ritter sug- j interesting than the games played the tainlng a cut on the cheek. The others past two Sundays. Death Traps Await Invading Huns in Battle Regions. THOUSANDS KILLED IN FINNISH FIGHT west of Toul this morning and cleared out the waciilncfcun positions of the enemy, who had fled WITH THE AMRIUOAN AllMTTTW ,Fiarn April 17. Tlw lVench irencral presents the War Cross toda to Douglas Campbell of Callfornls i atid Alan Wlnslow of Chicago who hrougtit down two tierman planes Sunday on tlio American aero field. CamlMll flew under the (Mirnn, Igniting tlte lioc.he ilafie, whlcli fell In flames- Winslow is 22 years old. niRht when the school named for the! - Hun was changed to the name of the QeJ Jan ho Has Plan American general, it was a imrx oi a move to eradicate traccn of German j names .frata. .streets,-itlaluc. buildl ings, etc. For Destroying; Crops Several Killed in Aeroplane Accident GREEK FORCES CROSS STRUMA RIVER 10DAY SAV FRA.YOISCO. April 17. God frey i:be, allepred charter member of the Industrfnl Workers of the World of California was arrested today by federal officers and will be held while the police chemists analyze the con- : tents of vials found In his room. The j warrant changes the Invention of a ; device for destroying crops. 300,000 DRAFT IN IBOLIZEO IN MAY WARHIXGOX, April 17. One hun dred and fifty thousand drafted men. nearly three times the month's quota, will be mobilized in May, Marshal Crowder states. By June 300.000 of the second draft out of 800,000 will be in training camps. . . . FELL ASLEEP WHILE ON TRACTOR; KILLED MODESTO. Calif, April 17. Fall ing asleep while driving a tractor. Alek Abrahamson, 33. a rancher, was today horribly mangled in a harrow and dragged half a mile whf-re he was found dead. J. W- T. MASON. NEW TOR fC April 17 The Brit ish are recovering the Initiative In the struggle for the hills south of Yprea. he announcement of the (capture of Meteren by Halg Indicates that Hln den burg's plans are being seriously disarranged. Instead of proceeding with operations against Ypres from the south he has shifted his attack to the east where there are still more deathtraps for him. he slight retirement by the British suggests simply a tactical re-arrangement which should present new difficul ties for the Germans. If the British hold Tpres the Ger man front cannot be strengthened. Anytime General Foch concludes the situation to be critical he can strike in the German Xleppe salient. POPULAR HIGH SCHOOL GIRL DIES OF FEVER - Doitonrv xEwnraiiY sreonms TO VPllOII AND MKXJX-GIT1S. Advancing Enemy East of Ypres Caught by British Shellfire and Destroyed; In Close Foi motion Huns Suffered Heavily in Taking BailleuL LONDON, April 17. The British have recaptured Meteren, Haig: today announced. "In the neighborhood of Wytschaete yesterday evening: we successfully counter-attacked," Haig: said. . South of the Somme hostile artilleryins: is increasing considerably this morning-. Advancing- enemy parties were caught in the British! shellfire east of Ypres and were destroyed. j . At Bailleul the German infantry in close formation caught the British fire at close range, suffering heavy casualties. We took a few prisoners. WITH THE BRITISH ARMIES, April 17-Von Arnim and Von Quast are continuing a drive toward Hazebrouck and are suffering heavily. British are reported advancing against Wytschaete which will probably be retaken. LONDON, April 17. The withdrawal on the Ypres front was regrettable but was necessary for the purpose of shortening the line, General Maurice, director of oper ation, declared. The new line is better than the old one. 1 , C , , JIM BOWLER SAYS FOOD FIRST CLASS BUT MAIL IS SLOW I . Allied Forces Take Lo.vDON-. April K.-oreek forces. Batum Is Reported crossed the struma river above I-jic- tahlnos this morning and occupied Guatamala President j Won Case in U. S. Court HOt'BTON. April 17. Becond Lieu tenant Koland J. Wlnterton of South Boston. Cadet Forest Dean Jones of Worcester, Mass., and .Second lieu tenant Leo Nugent of Washburn. Iowa, were killed and Cadet .Maurice seriously Injured as a result of two T airplane crashes In Klllngton field late yesterday. Bejlikman, Kakeraska, Sulmah, Kis pekl, Ada and villages northward. It U officially reported by the British headquarter at S.ilnnlkl. The Brlt inh also occupied Kiuiilt and Orman- ; 11. 1 CONSTANTINOPLE. April 17. Batum was captured Monday. It is of ficially announced. Enst of Lake Van, Zil has been captured. Batum is an important town on the Black Sea just across the Turkish frontier. j SAN FRANCISCO. April 17. Pres ident Cabrera of Guatemala today got a demonstration of the thoroughness i of the American court proceedure and (a verdict for (ir.,000 when he won his suit to collect on a bill of exchange j from Thannhauser and Company. PENDLETON PROBABLE HEADQUARTERS FOR ONE POLICE CAPTAIN PORTLAND, April 17. With ap pointment yesterday of four first lieu tenants for the Oregon State Police battalion being recruited by Major Richard Belch, commanding officer. the commlsHlmined person mil of the I organization has been completed. Al most 80 recruits have been sworn In and assigned to active duty pending the complete mobllizutlonn uf the battalion. Majodx Belch definitely appointed J. W. Kocker of Condon, George Sny der of Salem, Major Louis I. Camp bel and Walter F. Threlkeld of Port land as lieutenants. Lieutenant Kock er will be second In command of the eastern Oregon company, Snyder will b attached to the Salem unit under Captain O. J. Hull, and Campbell and Threlkeld will Im attached to the Portland companies commanded re- MrMrtlv)v hv Cnotnln Hnv It. Ihi t and Captain L. K- Peuch. Captain Harry F. Williams. It was decllded. will command t ho eastern Oregon company and after the mobil ization of his unit prohahlv will es tablish headquarters At Pendleton Captain John H. Hlbbard. the fifth captain In the battalion, wll Idevote his full time to executive w rk as bbttallon adjutant. The four lieutenants appointed are Veterans of the Spanish-American nr, making all conimlRMloned uffl eM m former fishier. Lletiteuunt J W. Kitcser has had an enperfiilly brll Unnt mllltnrv rnrei-r. Ha whh m mm. li.r- mt I he fit ninm T-inl ll h Wansai Volunteers In the war with Spain and aerved nine years in the regular ar my, rearhlng the grade of flrt ser vant. With the regular he saw ser vice In the lioxer uprising and with the Chines relief expedition Lleuten ant Campbell will retire as a ajor ln tha Oreaon guard to accept the po lice commission. I 11 : 1 i I WHAM ! ! Sadness fell upon Pendleton this morning with the news of the death of M iss Dorothy Newberry. only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 8- A. New berry and a popular student of the high school. She had been sick for several weeks with typhoid and dur Ing the past few days had been in a critical condition. Symptoms of meningitis developed and increased the odds against her chances of re covery. The end came about 3 o'clock this morning. The deceased girl was 15 years old and had been born and raised In this city. She was In her sophomore year at the high school and was one of the most attractive as well as one of the most popular young ladies at that in stitutlon. Her untimely death was i great shock to her many friends and to the friends of her father and moth I er Her death has left her parental childless as she had no broth era nr I will make some girl a mighty fine wife when I get back." Corporal James R- Bowl er of this city. In France with Battery D. 146 Field Artillery, writes to a Pendleton friend. He enumerates among his wifely qualifications, ability to wash dishes In any kind of wa ter, to make his bed In an or derly manner in a few seconds and to pack up his blongings and get ready to move within three minutes. MIUJAH PKf ixrp KIMMS. AT THE HI LITIS 1 1 FRONT, April 1 7. From the Flemibli natlands southwest of TprM rise a group of more or lens independent hills, through which runs 4 he Franco-Bet- gian frontier. These peak dominate ' ItelgJan and France Flandera and to jmard tliene Hindenbur; la directing - : hM offensive j Von Ann Ins sixth army waa buried! 4. iwunH ww HnuHn ieii iianit nere to- - day and sisters. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Kpisco Pal church of wheh she was a niem ber. The high school will be dis missed at 2:30. . uie luurta army- mm aenc I asmlnxt Mont Kcmmet, two and hair i nun. ui ywraaeie, one niie j ixirtlmest lixea Mont SeiiennberK. - nmward are Mount ltyoce and Mont - Xolr, about two miles went of Knn . !mc4. wliilo Mill fnrtlter weat there are I Monts Kokereele and Decata, all He writes interestingly of life " "", ",t' ' . . I .a.w., uu amn ine . ; Flemish stretch la Hat as a table and scarcely above sea level. ; Stormlnj? these crest ia moat dlffi- 'cult and It remains to be seen wheth- ;cr or not I linden bit rg will attempt It. j Southward from Mervllle to iAbma . : see It Is qnlet today and It la beUered . the i.ermiins are digging In; In the army "over there' and say a he never felt better in his life. The food Is first class and he hasn't a complaint of any kind to make, he says, unless It is of the irregularity in the malls. He gives no Intimation of what part of France he Is In, but. Inasmuch as his battery has been in France several months. It is believed he will be under fire before very long If not al ready. The letter was dated February 2S, which was his birthday. PIIAO UHH0. ill HEADS SHIP JOB WASHINGTON, April 17. Charles M. Svhcwab. president of the Bethle hem Steel company, was yestt-rday named by President Wilson director general of the Emergency Fleet cor poration. In that capacity lie will have com plete charge i if the construction of the American merchant marine. itrietion iH'iiied at tlte White Ibm-c It was emphasized at the White House that the appointment of Mr. Schwab was made at t ho suggestion t T E. N. Hurley., chairman of the lipping board, and Italnbi blge Col by. 1 1 m of t he Ix-urd mem hers. The suggestion wart first laid before the president by .V r Hurl-- last night. a dm in 1st ration circle. genera 1 1 y every indication was put forward that there is perfect understanding be twetMi Mr. Hurley mid the president. : BAKER SAYS TROOPS j; ARE MAKING GOOD Two Quake Shock. iwake shocks wore fp'lt here earl'y this I RtUm Before Job Some Fear They May Have j mornlns. he first lasted 35 seconds and the other five seconds. No dam age was done. is Finished. BOLO PASHA DIES FOR HIS TREASON ' FAUIS. April 17. Holo I'asha was executed at Vincenne today. He was probably shot as that was the meth-'d understood to have hecnec ommemled by the tribunal which him for liifch treason- Holo Pasha's treason to France con slifit'ol of a plot in which he was the eOLSCilKI FIRE ON IA STATION r,r::, t iiih;lt'uilt r. tinder direct! e Stiti office t f the imp povernnient. to corrupt France to udv c ate a t nee. To carry tin the con was furnished t y the lie runt with larte sums th' trait- r brought ' n f the for riul (it'rm.it the j.rt'w or irniairnMiIt tispiracy liolo lermun govern f money, w hich t his Country which he distributed much 1. It was through the me- umi of the Mate department in 1 ' ashiu;totin. it rt the aswitnnce f ToKVn, April IT. liol.-hevikl the oTfice of the attorney general of Uaders en the Manchurian t'order to- N w Vrk state, that the most daru- day delhered an iilUn.atum to the aying evidence via secured by anc t 'hine-e demand in g the delivery of a fa in M l l- the Co-ack leader Semlnoff, and the 1'apha e en were bandaged at his iarmlii of hi- toree. I i on th-ir own re.pie.tt. He vmm . rv weak and lefu-al the Itolshevlki Itom Warded the made no Mutement. The firing rallr. ad station on the M.iiuhuriun iuhiI wns compos,! of 12 volunteers, border but the shells fell hhort. The inniy wan clairmd bv his brother The Kolr-heikt are concentruiina .MimmKimr Itolo and was taken to the beir forces near Vladivostok. cemetery at Viaceanea. WAsmxOTOX. April IT Secre tary llakcr hroujht back the message that '"the American soldier has made i good in France." I When interviewed he said: "The big thing America ha to do la to sup port me war financially and in sen- iment and belief. The Kammlps in htatthy. happy and eag-er but afraid hey may have to return before tha job la flulahed. Daker guarded all statements and IndulKfd only In gensralltles. Kaker save the I'realdent first hand detail of the west front Infer no with suggestions how to quench, it best and .tui. kly. I u convinced the Aiiicricun-allled oimblnatlon of Mreiisth keeps the Horhcn' from vlc t ry. Mannower. artill-ry and avUtlon. It is uudrrM.MMl will be llakrr's lead ing ti.pl. s. Means ,tr increaalng Am ri.iin rintriltiii..n of manpower will I'e iliNcu.ail. Th American alt!anes situation wua xhi.wn to liaker by ronlut wltn IVr-hlng-a cxprdhu.ti. l-erahlng hlm lf ia aaiil to l. disaat iaflrd with America' airflane contribution. Prr. Whiu )ia..ii b, i,ndi-rt..od tn have wait.-.! itakcr's re irn bef..r drrldlnx n a civilian head for airplane pr-di.ction. ALL REACHING 21 Tt) BE REGISTERED WA-IIIN'.ii iv, Arl IT. The ilouasj mlliiari- affair, commltto to. day rrported to the Hnumm and atr a rou.l iilon providing for lha rs. itrail..n of all ho have ba corns j since June fc.