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FOE CLINGING TO LINE DESPERATELY American Pour in; Whole Aisne-Vesle Line of Huns in Dangrjr. BY JOHN DE GANDT. (United Press Ktaff Correspondent) TARIH, Aug. 30. The Franco-Americans attacking above Sol:una are approaching the west aide of the Soui ona tableland. Ten fretth Germrn dl vlelona have been runhed opp(mlte them. Advance here would imperil tho whole weetern prtion of th AiHne-'eHle line. 1)T FRED FEROl'RON (United Prcaa Slaft Correspondent) WITH THE AMERICANS, Aug. 30. American artillery la pnurlne heavy fire In the woods earn of the Juvlmiv Chavlgny line, amaahina- Hoohe ma chine gun.neats in thlcketa and cave entrance.. Heavy destructive fire la turned on Juvlmiy. American poitina are still a lona: the railway with patrols reaching beyond. Two near- Wermuti divisions have been identified. German JlKht Doicxcilly. The Germans are flahtinit desper ately, dnKCedly hold the line of the Alsne helKhts above 8issons. If these re driven back any distance it will be by superior Franco-American fighting qualities and greater itunpower. Yesterday"; attack did not indicate a soft line behind the usual rearguard machine gun nests. The surprise ele ment Is impossible because tho Ger mans are expecting attack. Fighting is over ground whlsh has been the bat tlefield since 114. It contains a ser ies of great plateaus with extensive caves and a network of old trench aystems. Prisoners Arrogant. i Every foot of the Chavlgny and splendid selections rendered during Juvlgny region is contested. Prison- the week. ers taken are typically Prussian. Some! Among the soloists that will be on are unusually arrogant. the program are Miss Esther South. When one officer was asked where i Miss Edna Coutts, Mrs. T. Jf. Hem he came from he pulled himself to his j holt, Mrs. H. H. Forshaw, Prof. F. P. full height and answered proudly I Austin, Waller Rose. Prussia." j The conference male quartette corn- Americans enthusiastically praise posed of P. C. Money. R. E. Gornall. ih. tanks' work in cleaning up trench- I J. H. Martin. J. A. Hoffman, will sing es and machine guns. Americana arrived here throughout Tuesday. Tuesday night and Wednesday. JACKSON SUNDOWN IS BRINGING PUPILS FOR CHAMPIONSHIP RIDE Jackson Sundown, famous Indinnllster Proctor, the sculptor, and he Is . ho In 1916 won the bt.ckl ?u? back. ,here .BOOn .' """e "ot """. Ing chaplonshlp at the Round-Up, la back In Pendleton and what Is more h. will be here for the ttouno-i.p nitnuuna-i p eiiu nu win pi uiliuij, month. The old Ne l erce. wno re tired from the buckaroo game after winning the world s championship, will not compete this year but he will enter several of his pupils In the bucking contest. Sundown has been In southern Cal- Mfornla more or less during the past year serving as a modpl for A. Thlm- ROLL ... ..iLliur about democracy printed In U.U cauolty list 'Released for afternoon day: Killed In action Missing In action Wounded severely papers to- Died of wounds Died from accident and other causes Died of disease . . i Wounded, degree undetermined.. To,al 11 - t -t T'JiJl -aft' .W'-Jifr. i BRILLIANT NOSE DIVE DODGES FOE BARRAGE Shells Burst High Overhead As Planes Swoop to ' Skim Housetops. LONDON. Aug. 30 DescrCMni? for the United I'ress a house to house air raid over Mannehclm tha night of AuguHt 26. an officer of the rcyal flying eorpi dsclared It was an extraordinary and I'nparanciea ieui of the-war." It struck terror to the heart of every citizen. We Knew Manneneiin was one of the best defended nnine cities, so decided on a novel1, attack method. We approached the city over a large' stretch of hostile territory at hlah altitude. The night was clear. The black city's mass was dlseernalile far below In the moonlight astrlda the curving Rhine. The firmans signalled our ap proach and archies shelled spasmod Icully. German gunners wre most active when we reached the dity's out. skirts and sent a terrific outburst n'ia,rtd barrage fire, nursling at .great : "After carefully surveying our I German are withdrawing their field bearings we began a nerve rending jguns. Heavier pieces already are two mile nose dive attaining a 150;goTn( distance behind the city. Com-I r , "".TV . ; ..The .uv Tho hnioIv' .on fn.l nhnve the eltv. Thou- sands of feet above us the enemy barrage continued bruiting. Poon we were skimming over housetops. We flew, to the appointed military objec tives no hospitals for the British (Continued onPg 3 ) SPECIAL MUSICAL FEATURES DURING CONFERENCE WEEK The musical feature of the program for the meting of the Columbia River Conference of the Methodist Episco pal church which opens in Pendleton .... Tuesday of next week is being loo after and there will be a numbe as will also the Methodist male quar tette of the local church, composed of G. H- Mowry, Prof. F. P. Austin, A. J. Owen. Oeary Klmbrell. j before the sculptor but before the I moving picture camera. He Is very much Interested In the on an exhibition ride this year. For the past two years he has been teach ing some of the younger Nex Perces the art of chnmplonship riding and has several pupils ready for the con tents. Jim Cowhide, Is his leading pupil and Sundown will pit him against the pick of the cowboys of the west. Tin? soldiers whoso name are f " ,u To(fciy'a northwest casualties: Malvln O- Wilson, Midvale, Idaho, killed In notion. Corp. Fred Roberts, Gooding. Ida ho, wounded, undetermined. Andrew D. Oltlnger, Sheridan, Ore. killed In action. Ernest Layton. Knah, Wash, wounded, undetermined. Russell Barrett, Wapato, Wash, missing In action. Mark T. Steenson, North Yakima jfAVaih., missing in action. ADVANCE TOWARD ONLY BRIDGE LEFT Bapaume Picture of Desola tion; Shellfire Heavy, Prisoners Few. I1T IXJWEIi MEI.L.ETT (United Press Staff Correspondent) WITH THE BRITISH ARMIES. Aug. 30. The British have Peronne under the same direct and flanking threat which caused the fall of Ka panme. . Bapaume Is a picture of desolation, almost as' complete as Albert. At noon the Australians faced Peronne across the Somme from the south and have reached almost within strik ing distance on the north side of the river. The Franco-British hold the entire western river bank. All bridges are smashed except at Clery towards which the Australians are advancing the river. Along the river below Peronne the ibieswas captured together with a fielj , gun oaiicry. lumvaittiivrij jm m- nnera are reported. Only 260 were taken on the river below Peronne. -islting Peronne I saw an occasion- llnibla ulver cn.n-e of the Meth al Hun ahell drop In he cty. Thejodiw. churclv at p3&'tman., British, ready to move Immediately, Rev. Mr. Kennedy, now retired to were making the air writhe with, a small ranch pbice. In 170 eslnn shells directed trwards Bealilencouit lished the first Sunday school In Pen on the road toward Peronne and tow- dlet'on. The town was laid out only ard Frewcourt on the Cambrai roo the year before. FAMOUS PRIVATE ONCE OREGON MINER, RECOGNIZES "SAME OLD PENDLETON SPIRIT" AS IN Private Michael O'Rourke. who arrived yesterday from V. C.,; Walla Walla, to give a lecture Happy rnvnn tonlahl for the benefit of the I .! Girls Honor Guard, is not a stranger , in Pendleton. He visited it In 1900. .-hn .neneed In mining work in this section of Oregon. Private O'Rourke says that the town has changed con siderably, but he thinks he can rec ognise the same old Pendleton spirit which characterised the town then as now as a' true western city. The trophies of Private O'Rourke are now on display at Tallman s drug store, corner of Main and Al'a. They include his gas mask, which he wore for 4S hours at one time; an egg bomb" whose peculiar mechanism makes It particularly deadly; his case knife, knapsack and revolver; and many letters and cards taken from German prisoners. Private to'Rourke lectured to a crowded house at the Liberty theater In Walla Walla Wednesday night. Following is the tribute paid him by the Walla Walla Union: The Liberty theater was filled to the doors lasts evening to hear Mich- ael O'Rourke tell of life In the trench- j es of the western front. Private O'Rourke is the only living man who has .the Victoria cross, the military BUNDED SOLDIERS SPEAKS MONDAY t Mrs. W. X- McCann, who is to speak j In Pendleton Monday evening tin aer me o.r.io,, ... , vii..n th. Patriotic Service League. In ...,w- t-orontlv returned from Eng - and where she worked among tha hii.,ri.l ...t.llers and sailors, studied the canteen methods over there and Investigated the work in main' lines being done by women. So stirring and Important a message has she for h. wn.n f America that ihe conn- cils of defense are sending her to all of the larger cities to speak. Mrs. McCan Is a California woman but during the past two years has worked out Vf Washington. Even be - . . t i i i i , lu V. ,1 Hoc lore int- wr M.r . .,. .-.. self In women's work and enjoys the distinction of having been the flrxt woman ever appointed on a civil see- vice com nlsslon ... ,..n.... ... ,..! t.. eom. om and hear the message she brings to them. There will be no charges for admission. MIks Eglantine Moussu. who left Pendleton early in the spring and won honors while training in San Fran cisco, Failed for France the Salter part June and Is now in active service in the telephone branch of the signal J service, U. S. A., with headquarters in i Paris. . - " .!. Ageu rxtMJU unci ldsiui, I 71. Mav Not Be Able to j A lionJ fAnfo-ono ITara HOOD RIVER. Aug. 30 Rev. O. W. Kennedy, who next Wednesday, the dav the conference will convene. ... uM, ,.,i,., ni th.i .,... - conference, because of ill hea'th may n..t Via ahl. ajtanll lh. lllinlinl t 0- 1900 medal and the distinguished conduct medal of the British army. The Vic- toria cross entitles him to be saluted ny every soldier ano ollicer or wnac- ever aank In the British army, Includ- ling the king himseir. O'Rourke An American. Private O'Rourke Is a typical Irish American who came to America when he was six ears old and fol-l lowed mining in the United States and was working in a mine in Antll I oeh, B. C. when he enlisted in the Seventh t'nnailian battalion, and aft-; er two days in Ensrlandr was taken to , France and received his first "baptism of fire at the second battle of Vpres. O'Rourke has h fund of the rare Irish i wit and hold his audience spellbound ! last night with his description of the battlefront and of the metlu ds and Incidents of trench warfare. Saw Kxoltlng Tlntes- He said a wor.inn asked him what was the most exclllng time he saw on the western front and thet be an swered her that the most exciting time he saw was when he was marching through pres mid there were Monies of wine and oh.tmpagne lyiiic In the streets and he could not slop ard j.Tck even one of them up. He toid of the . (Continued on pace 6.) PURCHASE ALL SUGAR ONE STORE REQUEST MADE OF FAMILIES:H'H All families nie requested by tht food administration hereafter to make of hp, r purchases during . Ilen i. nth from one st. r. This I will not only make It easier on the store clerks but will be more conven- , lent for the purchaser and may save them from nnlu-t suspicion, i Beginning Sept. I all merchants w III j Install the indiw.iaal cards. Each purchaser will l- required to sign a card at each i chases aN- m Second; third during the m ; the same stor al s!irn:l ll e ore where sugar pur- time as II has been regularly iipprov i. tliirim: the month. t ed by the board. , n,l fourth purchases n a case where a teacher hud re nin can be mnde at signed and tendered a who d board without any addition- . ,i written resignation ami the board , had failed to ai-cepl the re-'sn.ition. . , . t . i The merchants win turn in iwi cards to the county administration al the end of each month and all card, ,.f , he c.umly .IMh- throw n together l. will .e easv to locate the and nrraneed aluhabetically. In this individuiil who is ' even though he l.ui , lions of the cout.t. loiihle sliooilng' In different sec- JUNCTION INLINE IS NEARED. CRUMPLING .MOVEMENT ALREADY ON AGAINST NORTH WING, CANADIANS YANKS MEET FOE CAVALRY FOR FIRST TIE AND SUCCEED BY JOHN DB GANDT. (United .Press Staff Correspondent.) PARIS. Aug. 30. The Americans ; attacking with the French north and least of HoiSRons engaged In their first battle with German cavalry today, I The enemy hurled a large mounted force against the Franco-Americans. trying to stop their advance, but were entirely unsuccessful. The all:es con tinued to progress in furious fighting The allies are rapidly gaining con trol of the principal St. Quentin roads. The French are outflanking the north canal section of the .fomme i northeast of ,Nesle. The French are progressing along the flam road above Noyon and have reahced Paplincouit "H0PELESS-- ! IS DOWN TO STAY" SAYS. HUN OFFICERS BY. LOWELL, MKLLETT. (United Press Staff Correspondent.) WITH THE BRITISH ARMIES Aug. 30. "They're hopeless they won't fight." said a German officer from the 214 German division, taken prisoner today. "The word 'Canadian' throws them Into a panic." He was referring to his own men. f,I shot 10, because they would not fight. But It was no use. I surren-. dered, myself." An advancing German soldier met a Canadian. The first question was "Where is the prisoners' case?" Such instances are piling up as the British progress. "The German army Is beaten." said captured officer. "The morale is dewn to May," i.yprp OTTIT.,fT "VTP'TTT rlK&I loJUIJkl HlV-iIll , VISITS BORDER CITY XOGALF.S. Aug. 30. The city last nighl 4iad Its first good sleep I three nights. No shots were fired mir-were there even threatening im vements. Mexican authorities ordeied all having firearms to register thMn witr military authorities within 21 hours The order was generully observed- II Is believed Mexican Commander Cal les. with a considerable force, has thf situation under control. RESIGNATION NOT EFFECTIVE UNTIL APPROVED BYBOARD thority on this subject who does not enre to have his name mentioned in connection with the niatfer. It seems thrre have been a number of teach ers in tlie countv who have durluK the summer sent their resignations a" teachers to school boards. :md have thought this act terminated their con tract with the school hoard reiaru- loss of wheth r not the res'giiaiior is aot'epted l.y me ooaro. The school law is quite plr'n or. this question and the resiKnnti. n of a teacher does not take effect u-itilsuch i .e, ... .... ............... that the tender of the retaliation meant the teacher was lost lo the sch... and contracted with nnolhel school, ihe firvt teacher withdrew her resignation and In court later , collected the full salary trioiign sne l.ad noihlng to do with teaching the I svbuol. SMASH rnnuAnn unt.Hnu Germans Apparently Abandon all Pre tense of Holding South and West Somme; River Crossing Menaces Great . Stretch, Allied Steam Roller Gains Momentum. T DMnnXT Antr .A CT?P- ! nal Bn whe Lndendorff vndonht- , gTr-"rr?. ZZ mended to make stand. ceived 2 o clock) With both i - : the Hindenburg and Somme caxaiiaxs hammfm axbw. ' defense lines pierced, thei "'n?"r: , , 1 . .1 ed tha tire British had awscd tlna; Germans today . face the !s,,mnie DtJl and west of Peranne. . gradual dissolution Of the! The Canadians s ma sired forward 7 i.i j i l this mumliig In a new attack south - former and the SUdden COI- , ,he ,rra-Camhral road. : lapse of the latter. The Somme line which va merely a temporary defense, has been turned at and crossed in the Peronne region. This is .accepted as forecasting the immediate retirement to the remainder of . the Hindenburg line, 'which would mean an addi tional retirement of 18 miles. Three Posts Across Somme Established. LONDON, Aug. 30. The British have established three posts across the Som me of w hich two are above Eterpigny. Combles and Moulin-Souci are captured. Hottest fighting is proceed ing along the Arras-Cam- brai road. in r.rr i. rvr.r..-.. ! (I . tiled Pros staff t..rrcrKm.lcnt.) , ,"B' "" oday Is rsit whctlrer tire t'errirans ; win mnni m t...- ; Hit whctlrer llrcy will M.m there In the Arras region the British are now three irrilcs past the llimlenbirrc Inc. m-crrlryiirg It for 12 mile, and , Urcadv are hcgiimH a nM.vement do- itgrrcd to crumple the Hires end. folil- nir the enemy's rroctla-rn wing hack.. IVronne Is practically lost. The fall of Voyorr and Bapaume In sirutlc day Illustrates tire nrorrrentum if the alliens' stenrrr rcdlcr at a tfrrre whe-n It is naturally cxectc-il to h dowlng up. Tlie ;-nirans aimarerrtly lrave ibaiMloirrd all prelense of holding tlie mill Somme ami the wfst somme. GREAT TERRITORY MKXACFD. There's oidv one silnt of resistance told members of the house commit n Ihis side of iIm- river rnrw. the an-j tee 1.071 Irehavlland fours have been lip where lire river I urns southward shipped. .H'ar IVrorrrre. ' -Tire capture of .linicnv try the. SClUXrl, IIKVD tJl'll.TV OP IVamtr-iVrrrcrkwiis Is extrenrely Im- ' Fl'lt'.GK. xirtant amruse Hh city Is located on; IJS ANGELES. Aug. 30. Federal the heights north of the Aisrrc which Judge Bledsoe today fine Prince Hop form a gateway to tlrenrirr-des- kins, head of a Santa Barbara boys' Dhuhsi trchlnd IIm German Vcsle Hires, school and three associates a total of By cal'tnriiur Morlancirnrt t-rreral 113.".. son following pleas of tullty to Mangln turired the csle-Noyorl -a- the rharge of esionage. B. F. SWAGGART MAKES GENEROUS OFFER OF HORSES FOR ROUND UP H. K. MEBiirt f Lxin'tn. an - rfcfate! the fart the Iemilettm rioiiiitl-rp is 'eiriis run thin year as i lQi t'roxr .wnfit ml n imtrtoitc re ire to ct-terate with the at.KlHtiin in making the fhow a iutce That hi appreciation may be practical he ha made a most (tenerou offer to ;he associai ln as Hhown by the fol - kIiik IfitiT t the rre-sitltvit if the llound-l'p: A uenst IM. President of the Kound-lp. I'eiidleton, tTim Hear Sir: owinit t the fict that the Hound l"p Associat ititi has doc.ded to ive it maaniftcient : he Amet it a how fr the bent-fit of lied t'rw thi. year, r-ea Using and appreciating thla niol atrlotlc act on the iart vt ih Aaao- m mc ATTACK Yesterday the Brltlah poslieil mora than four miles beyond tire Huidea. , burg one In tlds reaiou. ' Tire British are akw irojfrcswlng In "W 'on I awe and I jr vaireya in rianoera. iOJ011lTM, Brjtlsh are apparemlir at the very outskirts of Peronne. - Homme Oosslngr VltaL 1 1 Jhe Somme enrsnfnir- may well W-" suit In a flanking: movement sn.Mnutr Hani from the north, thus) forcing 1m. nrediate retirement to St. Qaeutin and the remainder of tire Hlndenburc Hire 15 miles to tire east. It Is (earned the Bullish have ad4 varrced 3MM yards on a snea mllta fnrrrt between IliiHefotirt and tire. Scarpe rl-er. Tlrey are now wfthha a nrile of tjueant. which la a junction ixilut in the lllndenliunr line. Tehy , have rairtrrred lUenconrt. two miles -soutlicast of Bairaume. I XM-VTKftS nEPiwa PARIS. Aug. .10. An official dla- iratch trrday said German couuter-atV tacks northwest off Sotewms were re inilsed last nlclit. Ttrere Is no rlunn ' In the somme and north canal re gions. - . , , i . , SE -r- ItETVKltINJ RICIf COAIj FiFa-ns I.OXIKX. Aug. SO. The British, pushing aloiuc tho Arrss-riinhnil road east of tire Hindenburg line are rapidly recovering tho valuable Ien ,.Inhrl1 wnich Brc hM;tl,r Imirortant to tM-rmany Meanwhils tire Fl-errr-lt are drivlirjr against the w,K.ro portion of the lllndenbnrc lM he AiMm, while tha j.,,,,,.,,,, Jl-t beIow tHlH m trI1Jt , nk , (n, ,m ,he , Alsne.VesIe lne ,nd 1,. chemln. . d.KlIllos Mtpnable. MANY AIRPLANES .. ON WAY TO FRONT WASHINGTON. Aug. 30. Large numbers of airplanes are now being shipped to France. The war council rwtmri, I t)eir? tu co-oprafe In njr j av otiMe that I can lo make lhi mwt ng; the uutt sut-cenful meeting j held In the hlftcrv of the AM.Tiat!oii, I ami I am therefore hereby tendering the A-.M,n-iutinn. mv entire Mrlnir C relav and Mantling Hitman learnn. con i-ttnic of l Z r fine MtfiJtera. of .htch fiix or more are beautiful creams anil thoriihbred-, all thoroughly br'ke and jtplend d pd d len. Thl tender in made a Mated hovt for the pnrp'tse ir dotn anthln can to encourage the .niM In thla mi out laudable -nterprN of ih A ciat ii.n. I would therefor apr-rial an eariy reply aa t whether or nH the nam ta accepted. r truly jour. U. F. 8 W AGO ART. 0 .