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ROUND-IP DATES DAILY EVEHIfiG EDITION Hunter oopilea printed of yesterdays Dolly Edition. 2,754 Tfcla paper la a memtier or and audited by tba Audit Bureau of Circulations. September It, SO. 11. All net prof It so to the Red Crow. COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER NO. 9534 0 I ( VOL. 30 DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER A )f , ..'. , " y ; r rrr::r-:r-r :vi r -;--r t-v-- r" r-r-t -l r-i : 7r if ri f FY Tl f" v 5X (e fmic r f i (c c m) v S I ""1 ' - w " V -"w -'Ills 1 v I -J -J pJ . -'KV j 0 1 Jn. Ctn zJu U LtUuCu U lzzj .Lr! . ; , ; ; XTRA COPKNHAGKN, 8et. 12. lMxUiii from JlolHliittfors txi. day Maid it was rumored tluit counter rcvtiluflonarlcs bad taken Petrograd. liOXDOV, Sept. 13. (3 p. ni.) The Americans I Lave already advanced five mllcM. They coloured Thlaoourt ' Tammca, three miles from the start Sue point. Tliey raptured Monsart, tferee nl. a lialf miles. Tim llrillxn raptured all of Ilavelneourt village except tlie north western eiliro. FOEFEELS 1918 SOIL New Line of Defense From St. Miehl to Mctz Under German Construction. PARIS, Kct. ia. The Germane are oonMructliur a new lino of defense from St. Mihlct to Mel i, according to advloea licrc Tho new line la front Antwerp to .Metx. Forts from Ant werp are being repaired and improv ed. lu-ii complete tlie defense sys tem will he known as tho Parsifal line. Tlie lino of defense such as tle Hrribed above would run ami the middle of Ilelgium down to Mm. To reach such a line) would mean sur remlrriiiK all of FraiH-c and lull of Ivlirlum. RKITIKII KFJZK II. It. A.M TOWNS l,OXIH), Wt- 12. AUUy and Vermand-Veiiuelles," north wet. t of St. tjtientiu, have lieen captured, by the IlrltMi, llulir niiniil thin mondial. On tlte front before. . (ambral tlie ISrltlsli crossed Canal du Nord In two IHacca. Altai-king during tho niubt the lirlllsti fH!ed a Kwerfully forti fied railway trlaiuclc Mitithwest of I Ilawia In IlnndcrM. WILL VOTE ON BOND . FOR COMPLETING OF' GRAVITY Tendleton voters will be asked to decide at the election In November If there will be a new bond Issue of i0, UIM) for the completion of exlentions to the gravity, water system. Initiative petition containing the signatures of Dot) Pendleton voters were presented to the city council at the meeting last evening requesting that the above question b placd upon the ballot at the election. Voting the bonds requires tho amending of the city charter and In compliance with the petition an ordi nance was introduced and pnssed which assures the placing of the uues. tlon on the ballotfor the election November C. P. Strain presented his resigna tion aa a member of the water com mission, saying that owing to Changs In property holdings In the city of Pendleton he Is not qualified for a time to fill a position on the com mission. A member of the commls alon Is required to be the owner of SL P AWAY OBJECTIVE DR. SUMMERS WINS EASILY OVER LA FOLLETTE FOR CONGRESSMAN SI'OKANB. Fept. li. Congressman 1 C. C. IH1 was renominated on the democratic ticket In the fifth district ... .h. r.ie of returns received to- night ii mi former State .supreme jus . Stanley Webster, was nomi tlee nated by the republicans. The vote stands: , Dill. 4733; V. T. Tustln, 321.1: Web ster. 00; F, M.. Goodwin, S168; It. A. Hutchinson, 87. Peter Harrison, a farmer of Boyds. Wash., was nominated aa socialist nriidnte for congress In th fifth district at a convention held here yesterday. It became known today. Partial returns from the entire elate give the following figures on non-partisan primaries for Ju-tJcee of the state supreme court: Six year term Mitchell, 21, tl: Main, 1.42: Mount, 1.4S. Two year term Tolinan, 27,224; French. WHISTLES, BELLS, ORATORY MARK REG TRAIN Whistles, bells and horn; flag and banners; patriotic addresses and i a big community siiia- were the fea- tures of Pendleton's registration day celebration this morning, when locul ar.d out of town people gathered to do honor to the men from 18 to 43 who go on record today. Promptly at 10:30 every business house closed and tho noise began, while the crowd gathered at the cor ner of Court and Main streets for the speeches of the day. The Umatilla County fiuard. Companies A and C. were present in full force and were kept busy keeplryr machines 10 feet from the speakers' stand at the In tersection of the four atree'.s. OF BLOW BE METZ (J. W. T. MASON) x-irvv vdu' ku.,11 - The Amer lean offensive has started. The ob-! mm. i.j Mt nr the HprinHn front In Lorraine south of Mets In general direction of tho Rhine. Prob ably at present the Americana have as their Immediate purpose the closing up of St. Mlhlel salient which would throw the Germans back on Metz and straighten the allied front along the German frontier. The St. Mihlel sali ent Is the most dangerous pocket now I remaining along the whole Oermnn west front, If lis destruction Is the Im mediate purpose of the American at tack an assisting assault may be de veloped by the Franco-Americans known to occupy the line on the west side of the wedge between the St. Mlhlel and Verdun pocket in the form (Continued on Page J ) ISSUE EXTENSION WATER SYSTEM taxable property in tho cily assessed to the amount of $2.",l0. The council voted to accept the resignation to he effective at once. l!y doing this someone to fill the vacancy can he elected In November. An ordinance to govern the yearly license of autoes for hire was declar ed an emergency and passed to cover the traffic during the Kound-tp. The recorder was Instructed on mo tion to cull for bids for street flush ing under the same provisions as de vious contracts. tin motion. City Attorney Jns. A Feo was Instructed to make inquiry Into the property qualifications of J. T- Urown to serve as a member of the water commission. The council was notified by He. corder Fits Gerald thut the sewei bonds. $20,000. recently sold to a trust company In Chicago, had been re ceived for signature of the recorder and mayor, and will be ready for de livery this week. SI 882. Six year term Pemberton, 14S14; Mills. 14.102; Chapman, I2.l; Clay pool, 12.432. Iteturns on congressman from the fourth district give: John W. Summers, f73fi; Austin Mires. 3474; Win. I,. Ij Kollette. 2.- 42t; Mrs. Ina P. Williams, i'OSn. Miller Wins. SEATTLE. Wash.. Sept. 12. Com plete returns from 307 out of 417 pre cincts in King county in yesterday a primary election Rive Con-.iressninn John F. Miller. Seattle. 12, $25 votes jand '.. It. KaWKon, 202 In the race 'for republican nomination for con gress, first district. Chief Justice j John F. Mann of senttle, lends In the contest for supremo court Judge with ' 10.78. Justice John It Mitchell Is I second with 87ri; C K. Cla pool, b, ,;:J; W. it- Pemberton, CC01. YANKS MAY SONGS AND PROGRAM 0 DAY IN CITY! Colonel J. II. Tlulpy. who presided, read a I'nlted Press dispatch whlcn was received by the Kust Oregonian at 10, o'clock, suylntr that the Anicrl- cans liad started tin lr inst oi tensive. After cheers by the crowd." the colo nel said the news of the message was simply a forerunner of the great j message that our army nas urougnt tho war to a close. In praising the i spirit of the day. he said: "Kvery loyal American citizen is doing his duty. We should be proud of these; men who are registering., and of the, women of the United f-'tates, who are ; giving their aid by their devotion to j Ited Cross work." Rev. Alfred Ijckwood in his ad dress pointed out the necessity for crushing the Hun so that militarism will not dominate the world. "We muat." he declared, "crush the Ger mans so long as they hold the Idea thut I'russlanism will rule. I wish that we, as an American people, eould send to neneral Pershing tomorrow. , -sr ..1 A 11 llinrii IPC Jt Ch. his SSth birthday, the message that AUtllOl liieS at CHI "The men of America will fiylit until, lean Port Uneaith Plot In- the last man., then the women win, fight until the last woman; nnrt then j the children will fight until there is j not a child left. If this is not enough, j the dead will rise from their graves Judge James Fee, who has two sons: In the army, sjiid that the Hermans ' called .l'relent. Wilson a niun o messages. "The cermans earn inai could not fight." he said, "but we have shown them what real fighting is. And as for messages, we have Tiven them a message from 27.000 American rifles." referring to the Ma rines at Chateau Thierry. The need for making the Germans lee thut America is determined to pre. vail was mentioned by Jam's Gwlnn In his address. "They mist realise ' hat we will not tolerate." ho said, "a I natlon who violates all inter not lonal 1 1 Ion to blow up the vessel at any mo- j te(J states sailors already in that re 'aws. and who snnps Its fing.?rs nt the Intent. The captain denied permis-1 Kion it Was held here today that the . irtiie of women." slon to the authorities to board the j )ro,)sed Holsheviki thrust in the C. . Breach with the band ltd the (ship and they were forced ti bring j ,orth would be futile, crowd in the singing of the "Star j troops. The occurrence caused a big i The number and nature of new Spangled rtanner," "Over There," "The , sensation, due to a recent promise of troops is not revealed, but it is as Buttle Cry of Freedom." and other pa- ' the German minister not to allow any (snmed they came from Knsland or trlotic numbers. A feature of the j repetition of attempts to destroy or) France camps and are well seasoned. . .... , . i. 1 .-.,,1 ld riimnp.!n.w.idir1ii. KH V OiailV Of them CSUie Tf' .L"..r'"' md then by the men. r'fil.m.. t'ol.v : innoiinced thnt the "ladies W'.n by a i 'arfre majority.' HERE'S THE Four persons, inrludins a soldier a nd a sailor were Mllod and 75 Injur- ed by the explosion of a bomb in the crowded entrance of the Federal. L . h I ... I I 'j. - -T r""'"? iVi-i-r-rw-wr-.fJ.siil.lil 11 I I I I. ; kr-' Ti' r- ' '.a-.v-v- hv ti : Jf '. ' .-rr-:;;--r-iR I, ;: I ' 1 " , i s GEN. JOHN J: PSKSHiWG niniir immtubut FAILS, VESSEL NOT WRECKED volvinsr Geruian Minister. jJJyJTERNED SHIP ON DESTRUCTION VERGE Troops Force Admittance; Electrical Device Caus es Big Sensation. SANTIAGA. Chile.. Sept. 1-'. Naval authorities In the Chilean port, PIs gula, today surprised some Germans aboard the Interned ship Carla who had prepared an electrical installa- "".r ;;,., .,;": ;j until HIT th.it the llerin.-i n minister ordered theistates. .Man spt-aK i.uihii German captains destroy ships to ! avoid their confiscation. FIRST PICTURE OF CHICAGO'S v. . .. u. i ...i.hi i oll.tinf; in tin. at", i hand corner show., where the boi.it. rxpUnlcl, tearii.K out radlat. re ana shattering the walls. W. U. tDig AMERICA OPENS FIR WITH CAPTURE OF SEVERAL MILES; 10 VILLAGES ? RESULT OF INTITIAL SWEEP OF TANKS, TROOPS, ARTILLERY, BETWEEN MEUSE MOSELLE RIVERS 9 ' - . , - BOLSHEVIK NORTH TO MEET New Troops Landing in Archangel Back up Allied Marines, U. S. Sailors. SPEAK RUSSIAN, AID PROPAGANDA Many From Northern States Trained in French and English Camps. WASHINGTON", Sept. 12. With Americans landed at Archangel to back tin the allied marines and Uni- : :;r,hor ,;art of .he .-i.e thus combiiiinir military wun proiiaauiiua ! offensive. EOUBED FEDERAL BUILDING .... It.ll. ll.iu.ui.1 I. W W. lea.ler. re- ..,,,.,,.....1 t, -n veirs in the ,i,1,r.il irln ,,v Kederui Ju-Uc Inn- ,,.is. s In the l s. marshal s i-f i iv-e .e the eighth floor at the U:u5 of the MORE YANKEES ,' i .r: r -k ' i)1m!3ujvJS) PERSHIN BY FRED FERGUSON e (United Press Staff Correspondent) WITH THE AMERICANS ON THE METZ FRONT, I Sept. 12. The first American offensive started at 5 'clock this morning between the Meuse and Moselle ivers. The attack was carried out by the first army under the direct command of General Pershing-. The French are assisting toward the right and also the left. This dispatch is filed in the St. Miehl salient. The Amer icans have captured 10 villages and advanced several miles on a 10 mile front. The tack is limited to a specific lhe greatest number ot Americans and artillery yet in- BRITISH CASUALTIES 1918 ADVANCE ONLY FIFTH 1916 NUMBER Unified Command Given Credit; Lloyd George Says Worst Over. MANCHESTKIt. Sept. 12. The worst is over, l.loyd George declared todny's news is now distinctly good. "The unnel is long and there are some steep gradients still to be - climbed. b.t u .m .hotter and the worst ts river,- tie snid. "Casuai- Continued on parte six.) ENTRANCE i S k -4 s t i-. k -1. - r . . ... lhroin.-h.oit the postoffice an I hun- dreds were broken In .the bnildlni acr-s. the street. Several arrests have been made. E 5 A. tl, G IN COHD immediate object of the at- line. Tanks are in action and Tlie Imork-aiis and French also at tacked tho Western Hide of the HI. Mllilci salient pushing; the enemy back ; in the region of Fresnes. The Frenell are on the peak of the salient, keep jfiur joacc with the Americans, ptnchlna; (in tlie sides. More than a hundred ) tanks manned by Americans aided In (smashing the powerful concrete re inforced first line of the enemjr In tha region of St. Banssant. They drora forward at sunrise, behind a dense) smoke screen. The town of Monteo seven miles east of St. Mihicl waai shrouded in a smoke screen all morn ins Ions; to prevent effective German observation. Tho weather wa bleal for the offensive. The allies have eonit4ete supremacy of the air. The attack followed four hours of the most terrific artillery preparation atartinc at I a. m.. . It rained darimr tlie nlifht ami tlie flashes of hundreds of (runs concenlrated around the salient bril- , (Continued on Page 1 CITY SHOULD PAY FAIR PRICE FOR WATER IT USES In presenting his resignation to the city council as a member of the ivndleton water con. mis sion. Asstensor C. P. Strain offers a reommendation that a plan be adopted for paving from the Ken e nil fund of the city treas ury for water used for parks, street flushing and other public purposes. He states a sum In excess of $300 a month should be used for this purpose. Mr. Strain says the rater system will have to be extended from time t time, and with the lars;e bonded debt cf the wHter board it will be necessary to a.lipt some such means of meeting; the expense . It Is pointed out that It is unfair to home owners to make them pay for water used for city purpose, as such a practice merely makes hlKher rates to water consumers whereas the city through gen eral taxation should pay for ma ter u--ed ftr general civic pur poses. THE WEATHER FORECAST Tonlnht I'r i'ny c and ittn- tinued Trftv I lain Here Todar. Maxunum temperature, . f Minimum temperature 67. " ' Wvath-r, partly cloudy. j Wind. west, light. Italnfall. trace.