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WEATHKR JTORKCAST. TonfKht and Thursday fair mn& warmer. DAILY EVENING EDITION Number oopliea printed of yesterday'! Dallj Edition. 2,802 This paper to a meaner of ana audited by the Audit Bureau of Circulation. mm COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON,. WEDNESDAY, AUGUSJ -sV NO. 9522 VOL. 30 am Sag? .T. . 1 j - .j " -!' FRENCH SW EEP 7 FtESTpiH 30 TOWNS, CHAL ? L II I I f a riii 1 0 I HLLU ; NESLE REACHED . ' . BRITISH WIPE OUT GERMAN STRONGHOLDS TOUCACOURT FAILS; REMY, 3 FAMOUS LINE MILES BEYOND REACHED, FOE RESERVES IN r Reckless Use of Rupprecht's Aimy in Des perate Attempt to Stop Onrush; Rain Drenches Field Hindering Fight. a YANKS, BOCHE GRAPPLE ALONG FEMES LINE IjONIIOV, Anir. 28. Tlio Ilrltlsh liare captured thu xtroiurly defended town of Foticacourt. whhli dcluycd HlHr udvuiice HOiith of tlx' Komine, Jluljc today announced. Tlio Hrltisdi have reached Itoniy. throe iiiIIch be yond tlio llliidi'iihurg lino. TroneM wkmI, another Mrons point north of tlio Homme, lias Hl-o been taken. "In Handera llie Itritish advanced on a four mile front - astride the Nciif-Hcriilnl'alrcH ronil. Inking a liiintlMT of prUnmera. Yesterday south of the Koniinn w l4Mik Foiloaooiirt. which Iho enemy luid held stronjrly with muHilno-ifoii-H. South of the N-arc tlio llrill-li inc proved their ftoNltloiiH astride the Ar ran-iTanilwal road, rcucliintr the out xkirtH of Ilaiieourt ami llolry-Xotro Inline. . .. COl'NTKK ATTACK XKTS SMAIJi (.A IV. "North or the 'are Mmiic hunt He oolilller-atnukH were liiumiieil yetcr day afternoon alouif the lino of the ArraH-IMiiuilit railway, forcing our iKtuunl trMM liuok a Unf hundred yard to the old ;ermnti trenelien on ;rooiiluiMl hill where the enemy at tack, broke under our rlre--' I1Y I.OWKI.I, MELI.ETT. U'nlted Press staff Correspondent.) AT TDK I1RITISH FltoNT. AllK. is. The Hermans, desperately try Inn to stop the Hrlllsh. are xtronsly Inrreonlnu the front line by recklessly nslliff lluppreoht's reserves north of Itnpnnnie. There are heavy nlns and flBhtiiiK is slnckcnlnK. Attacks and Counter At tacks Launched in Quick Succession, Fight in Street AMERICANS ADVANCE AS FAR AS BAZOCHES Hun Reinforcements Rush Tell Mell Down Hill Into Cannon. DECISIVE B ATM IS OUT-TODAY WITH TIIK AIJ.IF.I AHMIFS. IX l-'ltAXC'K. Aim. 2H. One of hlstoryu deeihive ImtlleH In Ix-inis foiiKhl today over a front of near ly 100 mile extoiMllne from the viehiity of. the rumoiiH A liny Hldce (Milithward to the isoIsmoiih reKion. Tliree llrillli and three I'reneh armies ur- now engaged. Ill eoiittnuous fiKhtiiu; the I ri iicll Kliut- ycxtcrday have made tine of the war's sroatel advances, pro gressing a maxhiiiim of Kevfkn nillex on a 25 mile front and lak lusr SO villuKex. After eaixiirinir ( haulm- which had withstood eomhlued a-Kaiilit4 of the l-rineli and Kritlxh for wveral weeks, al thouiih iirenialiircly reiiortml eaptilrttl by the AnwH-lated IreH AuaiiNt II. the r"rvtieh iiressi-jl on five miles ri-aehlim: the (treat rail road center of Xesle. THREE KILLED, ANOTHER SIRING ' COMING FOR THE ROUND-UP RELAYS H. W. rolUns. exhibition dlreetor for the Rnnnd-l'p. received a wire yeRterdny from Chan. Irwin of Chey enne, nnylnn he had two of the great est buckintt bulls that had ever been ti led'ont. a number of bucking horses and a relay string he would like to bring to the Rnund-1'p. He also mentioned a number of performera he would bring here If proper ar rangements were maile. Irwin Is the man who put on the Cheyenne wild west show for a number of years. He wns answered the Itnund-I'p would like very much to have his re lay string here If they nre top-notch, ers. Kvery day notice Is being received of new attractions that will be on hand for the show next month. I'M TOO HCRGuSOm (ncked repeatedly. ( By Fred For- ' KUjton, I'nited , Press S t a f f i torrFpon(1ent. I WITH .THE! AMERICANS In i France, Aug. j -The Anierl- j fans en paged in sharp infantry- j Ing throuKhnut I eMterduy to a L eonsid e r a b I o j dintance beyond flames on a S t mile, fn.nt. The Americans and Hoches pttacked and co'niter-Bt-The Americans U. S. TROOPS ARE BATTLE; NOYON MAY BE CAPTURED PAULS. Aiis. 28. American lros are n lsirietl uirtli'iiMlliK in the Kirat I'leardy Iwllle. (.eneral Mlaiicin'N army with Americans ro-oiH-rnliiix lire attHckiiig: north of Solsxoii. The Tlis de-lare,l tl"lt Moiitrciiaud, ne f Xuyim's d' fenscj ha iMt-n taken and Xoyon Is .prolwhly eatiired. . , ij , PUSHING THEM BACK J GERMANS wwBn&M J77 JL3' f ' j PSP- 1 28 INJURED IN i kHriivi J! BORDER FIGH UmtSrZ" A m ? C. A 5 6"t""'t SI I Mi I 'S-'UVtariBj JSgfrter fceWa 121 JC 1 " t.inVMORru,L liXA ft r MA1LL C nuaiLi lf ! CLERMONT aOT-C l!Ll Nat LiJL 1 PtNWTQ yi IN FULL RETREAT 1ES-N0Y0N POCKET FROM CHAUL! 50 Mill HUiUINE CRACKING Hundreds Additional Prisoners Being Taken Almost Hourly, Booty Tremen dous; Allies in Rapid Pursuit, Bridges Fired; Foe Stand Doubtful. H9 T Battle With Mexicans Ends by American Agreement to Evacuate Towns. U. S. REINFORCEMENTS ! ARRIVE AT NOGALES advanced to ttaKnchea, fierce fighting result hiR. The Hnche attacked FIs r.iette, but were entirely repnlped. I-ater the Americans rectified their line in Hnis-dii-Diahle. Although comparatively urn a 11 num bers were enpaRed, flshtlng was most bitter, the Roches reluctantly sur renderlnR (fronnd. They sent rein forcements pell mell down the hills north of the Vesle in plain view of our artillery and machine gun obnervers. These forces were broken up by heavy fire wit b greuf losses before they reached the main line. FORD APPARENTLY WINS NOMINATION nrcFTrnntT. A tip. 2. It is Indi cated that Henry Ford has won the democratic senatorial nomination. Ho lost t he republican nomination to Trmnann Newberry by 0,000 votes. ROLL All i .re inlklmr about ilemocr a-y. The s.ddler wlioc nallien are printed In this casually' list have suf fercd i-r dleil for It. LECTURE PROCEEDS WILL BUY COMFORTS FOR UMATILLA BOYS Man Who Kills Huns by Dozens, Captures and Rescues, Benefits. Country All proceeds of the Private Mich ael J. o ltourke lecture, to le given for the benefit of the Olrli" Honor Guard next Friday evening aj Happ Canyon, will be devoted to patriotic purposes by the guard- Some of the money will purchase the contents of comfort kits which are given to ev ery I'matllht county boy who enters the service, while some of the funds will pay for the boxes of lunch which the guard gives to the boys when they are leaving for camp. o'ltonrke. the valiant veteran of the Canadian Kxpedltionary Force, wears not only the Victoria Cross, the highest honor that can come to a man in the Hritish army, but the nls tlnKulshed Connct medal and the Military Mednl as well. Tb rescue of l' t men wiiile under shell fire: the killing of 12 Huns in one engagement; and eight at another time; the tak- I Ing of a "pill box'- single handed these are some of the feats which o'llourke has accomplished. Yet he Is so modest that it Is with difficulty that his listeners discover that O'Kourke's hands were maimed when pieces of the concrete "pill box" struck them, and that another fragment rut his ritht eyebrow, bare ly missing the eyeball, while another plc-ce lodged In his lip. He lias been gassed twice. Fig, 1 Is the Lys salient: Fig. 2 the Snnime salient, in both of which the allies are forcing the Germans back toward the old HIndenburg line, shown by the broken line, which has already been passed by tha British northeast of Bapaume. RAILWAY CREATES CRISIS IN HOLLAND LIMBURC r. t-Y jw The I.imbnrg railyay Is ro named because it runs from Germany through the Initeh province of l.lmburg. a narrow strip along the river Motive. Into Kelgium. 'Holland has permitted the Huns to use this rnll eny. giving the allies trouble with the Dutch government. American, Mexican Com manders Discuss Future Policy. XOGALEA Ariz.. Aug. 2S. Three soldiers dead and 2S wounde-1 Is the toll of Americans in last night's bat tle with Mexicans at the border here. American and Mexican commanders opened parley this morning :o decide a future policy. Hostilities ended last night under an agreement by which the Americans evacuated Xoales and Sonora. which they had captured. American reinforcements have arrived. WASHINVJTOX, Aug. 25. Addi tional Mexican troups are reported entering Xogales. American cavalry and machine guns are ordered up to prepare for a repetition of last night's outbreak, the war department this afternoon announced. Major General Holbrook. command ing the southern department, ordered two troops or the tenth cavalry up with machine guns. The r depart ment reports filed at Xogales at 10 : o'clock last night said all firing j across the border had ceased then. i Neutral Zone Kstahllshed. I XOGAI.KS. Aug. -'V Mexican Gov ernor Calles. of Sonora. under in structions from Oirranza today tele graphed a conciliatory message to American Commander General Cabell. ImmeduiteU Cabell announced "Quiet prevailed and no further outbreak is expected." I-ater Calles arrived. It is under stood they aureed to withdraw all Am erican and Mexican troops from th border establishing a neutral zone. American soldiers patrolling the Xogales streets, keep everyone a block away from the border. The official Mexican easulty list sjyys 14 Mexicans were kille and 15 wounded. (By John De Gandt) United Press Staff Corres pondent.) PARIS, Aug. 28. The German line is cracking along the whole 50 mile front from Lassigny to inorth of Arras. The enemy jis falling back hastily on the Somme pursued so rapidly by the allies that it is doubtr jful whether he can stand on j the Peronne-Ham line. I Allied airplanes and artil ilery are bombarding the ! Somme bridges over which ;the Germans must cross. 'Allied infantry at. some jpoints is only a mile and"a 'quarter from the Somme. They have passed five miles beyond Chaulnes. The cap ture of Dives, two miles east of Lassigny, shows the ex tension of the battlefield l southward. French cavalry is now operating about Nes le. Fiercest fighting is now on the southward where the French are threatening the Noyon-Nesle road and ca nal. Enormous booty is be ing taken. One army corps has captured 80 additional guns. ! LONDON, Aug. 28. (Re ceived 2 o'clock) The French attacking above Soissons have captured Chavigny and have reached Juvigny's western outskirts. j LONDON, Aug. 28. A i Reuter's dispatch declares the French have occupied Crapeau-Mesnil below Roye ; taking several thousand prisoners. I PARIS. Auk. 2H. French raptured 'Oiaiilnca. the great (;crnum defen sive ioliit on Floardy front In tlM (Continued on page Mi.) PROPER SUPPORT OF HONOR WEEK IDEA WILL PUT COUNTY OVER THE TOP THE FIRST COUNTY IN STATE NEW 20-80 BASIS MAY ALLOW GREATER USEOF WHEATFLOUR Killed In action 2 Misnln In action ;,fi Wounded severely I ' s Pied of wounds Iled of accident and other causes I Med of disease r' ounded, degree undetermined . . 4 2 Total 3" Corpora! I,ncian Harder. 14 Hob- ert 8t., Aitklimon, Wash., kilted In bp- tion. Hans WyttenbiirK, Clackamas. Ore., wounded severely. Wallace K- Newcomh. Olynipia. Wash., wounded. denreo rndetel mined. Harry H. ptalnnker- Independence f ire., wounded, degree undrtc-' m'ned. Donald K- Thurmond. eettle. Wajih., wounded, degree jndcier- i'ale Wash. rnim. j mined. nier I Alexandrr. i ti.'Mi'iiit in aai imi. i Kt v lH tilban. Mtiunt Wash-, mNinu in a-tftn. j l-t. I ee . Lew is. Tumwa, Wanh.. jdied ff Wounds. i "nru I "lyK'it's Teman, ICvere t f Wash., won mb-d sevt n-ly. I A n tone Kieril.i m, Harrismi, Idaho, wiMinded .e rel . Aur.'ot K. l-atulM-rt. Metolhi, Ore., i Wottnd-il sevTely. j I if A. ipilano. rn.illnp, Wa&.i., 1 wi m.tliK di-i:rfe ninb'tt'rmlnd. t A Mm ft K. Wood, Km It la. id. fie., j wnundi'd. d-tree undeleimtiird. ! Sat. Itoy i Stretch, marine t'ovaJa, 1 Wash.i tiled -of wounds. ) Corp. I toiiiild J. Soiitherland, na- rine. died t.f v cunds receive I In ac- jtion. Work in g wit h the view that (ma- ? tilla tiMtntv's otiota In the fo;irth l.ilt- erty Koan Hoitd campaign will be ap- proximately double of that of the las; bond camj atiKii. W. 1. ThompNioi. ctointy chairman, and the district liev. II. K- tlornall will introduce chairmen, j the ii tea ker and musical selections , afterntioii g will be icivtn by Mrs. Mae Haer. C. a a result o. Hrrnch will lead the audience in comes to th the sinKbiif of patriotic snnns. 112.000 PR1S0NERS1 1300 GUNS TOTAL SINCE JULY FIRST WASHINGTON. Aug. 2i. hernia ;i prisoners taken from July 1 to mov total I K'.iMirt and heavy nun. Mnnh told corresp.tndint.s loiiav. March's latest statistics un ahipmenta are not disclosed. the meeting ;'1erda down to lmsiiti'ss, and re confident when ii I est the county w ill lo found goiiitt over the top among the first rotmtit" of the state. In fact If their plan for putting the cmintv over is responded to as it shoo Id be through voluntary subscriptions dur ing Honor Week, ihe county w ill le over t he top to the time i ie ram paign l officially opened. Iteallzim; the absolute necessity ot having the inM idnaj quoins of suh-scriiM-rs etpiitaMe and fair and at the same time b.iog them large enontb to provit!e t he a mount th;it Is to he asked of t he county by th govern" ment comminee of the I'atrio'tc Ser vice league In whose hands this mat ter Im entrusted will go over the mat ter of individual su hscri pt ions and troop district ,uoims thoroughly before no tlcea are mailed out to iubcribia- lt Is the purpose to make a uniform classification and rating of individ uals. For the purpose of making this rating uniform the subscribers will be divided in eieht classes, numbered from one i eight. These numbers represent incomes from the lowest to $3u.umi or more a tar. Kvery person rated in the county will receive a ivlie before :be open ing of Honor Week. Kach le'ter will com'ain a car d and enveb: wit n vhich the subscriber can enclose hts check and Teturu lininedtaiely if it .'houtd be found inconvenient to go in person to his lunk tt make the suti script ion. It is expected the first payment on the bonds for this issue will call for a 10 per cent payment with Ihe sub scription in place of per cent as in previous Solid IsfO'es- A proper effi'it on the ar. of th pcopl. in suport of the work of Chair man W. I.. Thomson ifnd the district bainuen will put I'miUilla ctuuity oer the top bi ih lop of ihe lit and people can hae additional i i ide in ihe fact their homes are in this fa iVcred Motion vt the country. The local food aministration Is ex pecting dailv to receive the announce ment of new regulations for sale of flour and substitutes. I'nder the new ruling It i.s understood the Vi-5i) Iwi sis for wheat is to be superceded and the new rule will be on the i'o-SO ba sis; that is. a per cent substitute to mi per cent wheat flour, with the rule that the substitute must 1 either ct -rnmeal or barlev fbtttr- The 2 pT cent minimum basis f'-r sulsiitutes is in effect in all allied conn tries. Allowed Ml I my" SlllMUiil ' Heieatter a ' days" supply of flour may be carried by millers, retailers, wholesalers and bakers, instead of a :la das suppb. as at presen'. An endeavor is being nimi-' by the I, j. food at min tft rat ion to have all ihe millers turn out a mixed tlour only, so that the flour consumer will have les difficulty in using the sub stitute. Hereafter, breakfast foods. , such ms cereals and other food, which can not be ummI conveniently In bak ing cannot be purchased as w hea. substitutes. l tmMnati'Ki ln4 Continue. t The recent careful survey by the ' feed administrators ot the I'nited ' States. France. Kngland and Italy of . the food resources of the ji'O.ooa.ooo people fighting axainst i armany ' show s that to maintain enough sup plies and necessvarv reserves against disaster there must be ma Intaned in all countries a conservation of wheat flour during the coin In ar. It has been agreed that the wheat bread of allies shall contain 2a per cent other era: ns than wheat, and It is only jut that we should hear our share in thl ' saving and our bread should Ive at ! least universal with those who ar , suffering more greatly from the war f than oursel. es. I int ribut i n and transportation circumstance. In the Cntled State render it necessary tt rel verv largelv on voluntaiv action In our homes t enforce thts mlitur. The Victorv bread o mad s whole some and there Is no difficulty In preparation. We desire to emphasize the fact thut mUture-, utlined helot are f..r wheal br-ad and the Having of wheat flour, hut they are not ln tended to di-place the larg vxmm of Corn bread. We mut ns mU ture wilh wheat flour In addition our normal consumption of corft bread.