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Number copies printed (Saturday 2,890 ' Thin paper I a member of and audlted by the Audit Bureau of Circulation. daily evei:i::3 eciti::i WEATHER FORECAST ' Toiilgm and Tuesday, showers. CITY OFFICIAL PAPER VOL. 30 DAILY EAST OREGOOTAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, MOTvDXY, MAY 20, 1918; NO. 9439 1 1 : -- Mmwnm v T-rr - ' :-:", : "7.7 ! S" PS1AG UE ANTI-HUNS IN T: SEIGE DECLARED Paraders Shout "Long Live Wilson" in Street Demonstration Against Germany ' , ', . ZURICH, May 20. A state of siege has been de clared in Prague following fighting and street demon strations against Germany, Prague dispatches today state. Parading Czeches and Jugoslavs " shouted "Long Live Wilson" and re peated with Lloyd George and Clemmenceau. They were celebrating the inauguration of the national theatre., Military garrisons have been reinforced. STILL HOPES FOR PEACE THIS YEAR Say Negotiations of Emper ors Caused by French Intrigue. $75,000 EIRE BURNS BUILDINGS IN MAJOR MARCH TO BE NAMED CHIEF OF . AFF; PRESIDENT WILL MAKE IMPORTANT PROMOTIONS; SENATE FAVORS REMOVAL OF VAST OBSTACLES Acting: Chief Has Establish ed Startling Record for' Increasing: U. i S. Effici ency.,. . ' ', . ' ' AMSTERDAM. May 20. "X am still optimistic enough to believe that we will reach peace this year." declared liertling when Interviewed today. "I am fairly confident that the west front events will speedily end the war. Te only want a plaee in the sun. Mrs are fighting for existence and a long' ed for peace." 1 "Premier Clemonceau hoped to scv. er our alliance- He now sees lbs fruils of his Intrigue in the result of the emperors' negotiations," said the chancellor. MASON. May 20. Chancellor Hert ling made a quick effort to tempi Austria-Hungary to remain faithful to the German military alauKhter policy, following the Austrian outburst ef criticism. This was the purpose of Settling's Interview, promising to end the war speedily on the western rroni. Hertling's declaration shows militar ists continue to control his utterances and the government continues unde. a mad delusion expecting to win the war militarily. Hcrtllng uses th kaiser's phrase "a place In the sun." which long before the war was In terpreted that Germany desired to rule the world. Germany faces a desper ate situation in Austria and Is meet ing It by the showing of force which Is the only method they understand. OREGON'S DRAFT MEN ON WAY TO FRANCE SOON Elliot Department Store and Post Office Badly Damaged. MILTON, May 20 Property dam. age that Is said to reach $75,000 was dune Muturday by fire that Blurted in one of the small wooden buildings used for u storehouse ut tho rear of the T. ' Elliott department store. corner Muin and Park streets. From there It spread to the main store and thence to the postoffice building, ad joining on the south- The fire had trained such headway when discovered that It could not be confined to the small frume structure in which it started and a poor water pressure at the beginning handicap' ped thy volunteer department to some extent, although for a short time only The origin, of the blaze is a mystery. GENERAL BLISS WILL ALSO BE PUT HIGHER MURPHY MAY QUIT AS STATE WARDEN; DECLARES DEPUTY SALEM, May 20. Warden Murphy today declared he would resign un less Deputy Burns is forced out. Burns id he would not resign. The trou til A nmrtn nvctr Ttnrna rafu a a I tn. move armed guards from the prlTOn Tohlm is due the credit for Increasing Changes Will Mean Removal ''of Restrictions Due to Seniority Rule.' ' (Carl. d. qhoat) WASHINGTON, May 20. President Wilson this week will name Major General March full (cencral and Chief f Htaff. General Bits, now on the Versailles council, will hc-comc brevet general. These Important changes mean vast ly more than is apparent. Thoy mean tho removal of restrictions ''General March faced as acting chief because some other major generals outranked him. Secretary Baker decided on the changes after consulting with the sen ators ut a war council session, when he found that sentiment insured the quick passage of the March nomina tion in the senate, without opposition. Baker was told that the senate likes, March, who has demonstrated himself a live wire, slashing red tape and hat ing delay and Inaction. , This means a momentous chance I for March. Returning from his post of artillery chieftain with General Pershing, he found himself balked by the seniority rule. Military men de-t clared that the situation was impos- iblo. March's record Is one of startl ing achievements despite all obstacles. RYAN LEADING HOFF BY 100: fNARY HAS MAJORITY OF 20,000 PORTLAND,' May 20. The race for tho republican nomlna- . tion for suite treasurer has reached an exalting Maj-o. Ryan in leading Huff by a 100 vote with complete relurns in from fuur l'n counties Including- Multno mah and practically complete from the remainder. Tho supremo e'ocirt race 1m lut. ' Johns is leading; Kelly by I KIM). . John S. Coke vtmm third nil!) SU1H. Oilier reMililleun nomi nations hull Im-ci settled carli-r. Senator McXary leads Hlanflcld for tho senatorial nomination this artenioon y 4KM81 votes to 28,. ' J U2f or senator. . . Governor Wilhrcnmbo had counted 31023 vote to 17081 for Ohroit and 1HMI7 for Niiu'won. Williams led Ik-miis for the re publican national committeeman by 15.000 voles, fell them re turns arc on a ImhIx of I f coun tics complete, Including Multno mail and nearly complete returns from the other counties. 1 DEMOCRATS NOMINATED MRS. E. TERPENNING FOR LEGISLATURE Umatilla county will have a wom an candidate for the legislature In the person of Mrs. Klla Terpen In g; provided he accepts the nomination tendered her by the democrats who wrote in her name at the primary election Saturday. On tally sheets now available at the county clerk't Mrs. Terpenninff 1m given 40 vote. whereaH her nearest competitor la K. P. IJorid with eight votes from one precinct. . will not be available until after tho official count which begins at 9 o' clock tomorrow morning. However It is improbable that the final fig- ures will show any material changes from the relutlve standings of candi dates as given 'by the Kat Oregonlan Saturday. j The only race with 'anything' like ja close finish i that for county com i mlAsioner. In Kant Oregonian figures Saturday Dunning had a lead of 104 HNtlllUI IIIMIIL RECORD BAG OF GERMANS Hon Planes, Badly' Made, Fall to Pieces, and Fliers are Scarce. HUNS CONTINUE TO CONCENTRATE FORCES dining; room. Burns declared he would make a statement showing the real conditions of the penitentiary. The guards are afraid of the prison ers and afraid to stand guard within the yard alone. , The. convicts are ugly and Baldwin's escape made the guards uglier, llaldwln has baffled his pursuers. . . TOWNS FLAMING. UKRANIANS FLEE shipping facilities and speeding Am erican troop movements. Counsel Promoted. WASHINGTON. May 2 Walker Hines, director McAdoo's chief coun sel, was today appointed assistant di rector general, effective immediately. WASHINGTON, May. 20. The President has raised Brigadier Gen eral Cee to major general and named him chief of the coast artillery. UMATILLA COUNTY flRSTJNCOmCT Enters With State for Main tenance of Wild Horse Road. . Ijtm HodKen and Mrs. T'-rpening ! in 49 precincts then heard front. There stand as the democratic nominees is a portability his lead may be re- and I. Dodd and C O. Browneli as I duced but unless mistaken have oc- the republican nominees. For thecnrred In transmission or adding up joint sehatorship Korborne Herkeley j figures it is not likely his plurality was named by the democrats of Uma- will be wiped out. .The democrat tilla county. nominated f-- J. Mc'Intyre for com Complete figures, on the primary I lolesioner. RED CROSS DRIVE UNDER WA Y WESTON FIRST OVER THE TOP OTHER TOWNS FOLLOW CLOSE To Weston belongs the honor of be- ; 5 o'clock and It is not expected a great bur the firxt town In Umatilla county ' deal of Information will be learned be. to go over the top in tho second lscd , tore mat tune. t - . Cross war drive. J. II. Price Is dlst- The Red Cross drive got under way riot chairman and reimrted that the j in good shape this morning and is town bad passed Its quota. Saturday! now going at full speed. It Is prob night. The day of tlie election was j able that Umatilla county will re largely devoted to the lted Cross drive Port with its quota early in the week and the following daoc, Saturday, It as the work Is thoroughly organised was finished up.. Weston's quota la j under the entire list of Patriotic $1700, and tho amount subscribed Is a: service league officers, while in the little over $1800. jcity of Pendleton. George A- Hart- irn.. i. Watts, district chairman ! man. aa district chairman, has J GERMAN' CIMFT IiOCKED. IX.tM., May 20. 'The greatest portion of ernian torpedo and sub- marine craft operating from the Man- MOSCOW. May 20. TTkranlan dcra bases haa been immoboliail iu towns and villages are aflame. Gen- ho Hrugges harbor." the adnUrality eral Skoropaski. self-sty.led Ukran-'nlu",need today. The announcement Ian hetman, is ignored y the popula-!"1 accepted as meaning that the Op- Ion, which is fleeing toward Kussla. 10NEER OF COUNTY DIES IN AUTOMOBILE Daniel Bowman Expires Suddenly; Had Lived Here Since 1882. tend and Zccbrnggve harbors locked lie German craft in Hruges, which Is an Infcrkir baxe connecting Ostend and Kcebruggee by canals. TACOMA, May 10- Menof the lst division at Camp Iewls. which in cludes selects from California. Ore gon, Washington. Idaho. I'luh, Mon tana and Wyoming, will soon be on their way to the battlefields of France. This Kta the statement of , Major General H.' A. Greene, speaking be for th O. A. R. camp fire at the Klks1 Temple. " "The division as a unit will see ac tion overseas, according to a telegram which I received from Washington yesterday." said General Greene. "I can't tell you how soon we will de part, but I may say, without hotray Ing a military secret, that we will leave some time within the next two months. "Many of the drafted men tried to be exnmlned and failed, but notwith standing this they came with cheerfulj onH rMimnalVA BOirltS fairlv BtS ' UD ! th.ir in.trnrtion and for months havelCreek and Nolln, returning been eagerlv wailing to be ordered ls9 nt,n " opened up a blacksmith overseas. There' was not a man In ;snon h, awn " west Alta street the division who did not rejoice when" different times, he also worked for he heard that tho order had actuall) come." ' ; NO V' BOATS OX COAST WASHINGTON, May 20. Follow ing many rumors that a I'-boat was sighted at various points a ions the coast the navy dcurtinent states that they were all Incorrect.. The navy carefully investigated all the rumored sightings. Umatilla county ia the first county ! to enter In n intraol ." -. . V. i,A 1 tor road mnimcnance. Irhe terms of the contract as being prepared by the state highway commission will provide for the care of the ten mile section of the "Wild Horse road" which was payed by the state last year. The con tract will stipulate that the county and state will share the cost of main taining the road on a 00-50 basis. Under the law the cost of maintain ing the state highway Is to be Jointly of the drive at Athena, has also re ported flutt ho expecta to be able to report tlda evening that place Is over the top. Ho is making a strong effort : to complete the work and thinks without doubt he will be able to say "over the top" today. , Mr. M. It. Chessman, secretary of the Umatilla County Patriotic Service league, states that in ail parts of the county committees have taken hold of the drive work in an energetic manner. The work is going ahead with a punch that will land the county over the top in a very short time. cw commit oorne by tho state and the count v . . . ..... , through which the road runs. The di- ltIlrir work, Mh ,han ,hat thcv ,re vision of the cost ia to be such as isimcc,in(J wMn guoces9 everywhere, mutually agreed upon, but the county ,Vrry few comiHaints hare been made cannot be compelled to pay more of ,e Ksaes,eMa made by the com than 50 per cent. i i rf,. r ,i. ,mrtr rh. By some this contract has been I that luie hceai made liavn wnmllv confused with the contract with the , been found justifiable. paving company that built the road I While he does not feel at tliia time mentioned. In this the comnanv is 'that it nwM w ran- n imi. i. bonded to. guarantee aualitv of . ihn Statement ur r'iinc,.., ..,,. paving work. Tho contract with the the smooth way the drive Is progress state has reference to tho upkeep of In, it is safe to say that Umatilla the road; keeping culverts in repair county is very near over the top. Com. and looking after drainage and other inlttces in charge of the work over the matters in tho general maintenance of count)- have instructions to fHione re- ine roaa. nona t lii'MflniinptfY. i. iu ... j.. .. . t Daniel Bowman, senior, a pioneer of Umatilla county since 1882. ex pired suddenly at 3:30 o'clock yester day afternoon in the automobile in htch he and other members of his family were returning to Pendleton after a day spent at the store owned by his son. I). C. Hnwnian. at the Umatilla Indian agency. The whole party had been down to look at a new bridge near the agency. and Mr. flow man had aeemed as well as usual, In fact, he even joked with his wife and ld her she was older than he. On the road home, one of his sons turned round to speak to his father, who was riding in the back seat, when he snw the older man give a quirk Jerk and fall back. Death occurred iustanlly. and was caused probably by a rup tured blood vessel In the heart, or a light stroke of some kind, physic-Inns say. Mr. Bowman was 82 years, nine months and five days old. Keceased was born In Kentucky and crossed the plains in the early days tt settle in California- . He came to Ore gon and Umatilla county from that state In 18S2 before the railroad was built and has made his homo in this section ever since. Mr. Howman first worked for Ed Marshall's father in the latter's black smith shop across from the Hotel Pendleton. Later he moved to Butter here in THEY WONT LET HIM SUFFER-WILL YOl)? H. M. M.mn. Mr. Powman is survived by his wife land nine children, as follows: Mrs. H. A. Clemens, Ktanwood. Wah.: Mrs. A. I 1'hllilps, Pendleton; I. C. Bowman, tin rr-TT- r wrt ror rnrPD r uniiiips rr rlJ J fcrjUUJti JIIl.L,I TfTiilW.in; Van V. Bowman. Port- GIVE WOOL TO. ORE. Bernnie K. Howman, at the remerton navy yards: Perry Bow- man, of Heedsport: IJoyd O. Pow man of Pendleton: Frnk Bowman of SALEM. May 10.- Clovernor Jamos:j,nd ,,ton; Bnd Mrs- jome Daniels Wlthycombe today deceived a tele. lwho llv0, at Cold Springs, north of gram from the national headquarter ;ivndIeton. There are also II grand i.f the American Red Crosa. announc- children. Two nephews. Lorcn and Ing that two pounds of wool from the i)anlel Bowman are In the mercantile White House sheep had been present- business In Portland, ed to Oregon by the President and j The funeral services will be held at Mrs. Wilson to be sold by auction fnr i jd o'clock tomorrow afternoon at tho benefit of the American Red Cross brown's undertaking chapel, with The proceeds of this auction will bc(Rev. II. IL Huhbell in charge. Inter anown aa "Ta President's Fund.'' mcnt wiU be mads In Olney cemetery. e"-'fw www-'swwBan I i ...e-,," i-.w-' V' .orr" m ui . n ii v- . r I lr i' . chairmen at work in the different precincts. Each chairman has from one to nine team captains under him. so each individual rorker -ha only a few prospective givers to see, and he is ready to report. The-county organization' Is aa fol lows: J. V. Tallman, chairman, and M. R. Chessman, secretary. Executive board Leon Cohen, Judge Stephen A. Lowell; Dr. W. D. McNary, Judge Q. W. Phelps, J. Roy Kaley. i District chairmen J. O. Hales, Ad ! ami; Homer I- Watts, Athena; Ralph 1 Reser, Cottonwood; Ralph B. tan field. Echo; E. J. Davis, Free water: J. P. Thompson, Gibbon; Carl Hi Eng dahl. Helix; F. B. wayze, Hermiston; W. L. Guerrant, Hoidman; J. D. Casey. Meachani; George A. Price. Milton; George A. Hartman. Pendle ton; L. c. Scharpf, Pilot Rock; Ralph A. Holte. Stanfield; Lou Hodgen, Umapine; W. H. 1 Swltxler, Umatilla; J. H. Price, Weston. Chairmen and team captains for th city are: Precinct 27. I. L- Hagen. chairman. Team captains R. J. Cresswell. Fight Ascends Principally to Air; Rome Reports Success. . . WILLIAM PHILLIP IMM.? ) WITH TUB BlUTISir ARMIES, May 20 Mid-summer heat shimmers along the battle lines where amaxtng calm prevails. I've seldom seen duller days, even during slushy wlntertlma and trench warfare. But planes con stantly are swirling in heavy air vfigh'ting. Soldiers appear to be holidaying aside from raids and occasional ar fighting. . . The week's total bag of enemy air craft will probably establish a record. Many enemy stories prove the state ment made months ago that German planes are now badly constructed. A captured pilot declared that the ma teriai was bad. wires and toublng oft en snapping In midair, wrecking the Planes. I personally examined the famous Richthofen's machine' ' in which he died and was surprised to detect many crudities. The body was made of steel tubing resembling that of a bicycle frame. The Joints were carelessly -welded. German planes frequently fall to pieces during a combat when stunts are required to bring the machine-guns ' into play. Prisoners say Germany is experienc ing great difficulty In finding bird- men and officer scarcity necessitates using privates as observers. , .- (HEKRT.WOOD.) -WITH THE FRENCH; AFTRLD, 1 May 20. Preparing for the offen sive's; resumption the Germans hava concentrated 140 of their best divi sions between the North Sea and the Oiee. These comprise two thirds of the entire army total of 1, 700,000 men. This mass is divided Into great armies. Tbere is every Indication that the resumed offensive will have the same objectives as the first, threatening" Amiens and to cut the Amlens-Cler-mont railway; to fore the evacuation of the Tprea salient, and to aaparata the main British and French armies, thus forcing the evacuation of nortb France. and permitting the establish- v ment of a new line from the Somme's mouth to Noyon via Monte Didier. Then the Germans would realise tha long desired submarine bases on the channel menacing the allies traffic. Against this dream the allied unified command has taken every precaution and Is awaiting the coming drive with supreme confidence. . (Continued on Page 2.) i n ; -i j,, I, BABY GIVEN FRESENT ' BY RGUND-UP BOARD I'-vMi. .. to Aa a compliment to herself and har "queen mother. Mrs. Frank Cronan. little Miss Nancy Eileen Cronan Is to bo presented wtth a set of silverware, the gift of the Pendleton Round-Up board- The presentation was to ba made today by Sheriff Tllman D. Tay lor, who was "King Joy" at tha Port land Rose Festival two years ago, when "7ueen Muriel" reigned at that fete. a; Nancy. Rileen's gift consists of a large size feeding plate, a cup, knife, fork and spoon, the former two pieces engareved with her name, and tha three smaller ones bearing the lnl- j tlals "N. B. c." Tpa entire set la of I heavy sterling silver and of an es pecially pretty pattern. Mrs. Roy T. Binhop selected the gift for tha mem bers of the board. Mrs. Cronan and baby daughter are at present the guests of the for mer's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Frank baling. Mr. Cronan Is in tha federal service, stationed at Camp Lewis. AMERICAN ACE AND SEATTLE SERGEANT IN UST OF KILLED I (FRANK J. TAYLOR) I PARIS. May 20. Major Koul Luf I berry. American, ace. and a former member of the La Fayette esea drills was shot and killed in an air batila over the American lines Sunday. His I body was recovered. WASHINGTON- Mar . Forts five casualties are reported today. In j eluding seven killed In action, ana !dead from wounds and 27 severely wounded. Sergeant Oenerai Patten of Seattle, died of wounds. Shifting a bit lb well-knows ex. PrwIon attributed to. Abraham Lin coln, the world cannot exist balf-ur-maa and half-fre.