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THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL. SALEM. ORE. SATURDAY, MAR. 30, 1918
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have signnlly miscarried.
The present spasmodic thrusts vre
due partly to re-composition of the en
emy's fighting forces and readjustment
of its offensive scheme.
From prisoners it is known the Ger
mans expected to occupy Amiens on the
fifth or sixth day of the offensive, cut
ting the Calais-Paris railway. Yet
Amiens still stands.
Similarly, Arras, which was yester
dnv's immediate objeet with Vimy, "re
mains in the hands of the British. The
knis.'r's storm troops were checked l)y
the withering fire from machine guns
Further cyclonic fighting is expected
Along the whole line. The first flush of
the enemy's enthusiasm has passed.
Prisoners say the offensive is not go
ing as well as vas expected. While
their Ufcsos are high, German discipline
will undoubtedly continue the offensive,
tlif 'igh their spirits are much lower than
at liiC start.
Neatly a Million.
!.' i.out eighty enemy divisions (960,000
men) have already participated. Many
of these were badly mauled and are un
lit to return to the firing line. Before
'he tide definitely turns, fresh divis
jns are being hurried toward the bat
tle, while the enemy, though tired, is
trying to advance" everywhere possible,
particularly south of the Somme, in an
effort to reach the Amiens-Paris rail
way. Against the British alone forty one
divisions were hurled the first day of
the battle; eleven more the second; four
Biore thj thir"d; nine more the fourth,
six mere the fifth; six more the sev
enth; o'ip more the eighth and about
Slowfy ''lit surely the enemy is stead
ily los;ng . headway. On the contrary,
3liudenl "i was expected to gain mo
STOP CATARRH! 0PEM
NOSTRILS AND HEAD
Says Cream Applied in Nostrils
Relieves Head-Colds at Once. :
If your nostrils are clogged and your 1
lead is stuffed and you cant breatha
freely because of a cold or catarrh, just
get a BHiall bottle of Ely's Cream Balm
at any drug store. Apply a little ot
this fragrant, antiseptic cream into
your nostrils and let it penetrata
through every air passage of your head,
soothing and healing the inflamed, swol
len mucous membrane and you get in
Ah ! how good it feels. Your noa- I
'trila are open, your head is clear, no j
mora hawking, snuffling, blowing; no !
more headache, dryness or struggling
for breath. Ely's Cream Balm is just
what sufferers from bead colds and car
parra iteea. n a aeiignu '
mentum as the first strongly entrench
ed positions' were passed.
Meantime the enemy's main thrusts
are in the southward, whero the Her
mans are trying to drive a wedge be
tween the French and British.
CHURCH NOTICES t
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Cradel Koll exercises.
Hymn, The choir.
Anthem, "He is Biseii," by the
Anthem, "Golden Glories Break."
Sermon by the pastor. Topic; "Man's
Epworth League at 6:30.
Intermediate League at 6:30.
Evening worship. Sermon by the pas
tor. Topic: "The Cost of a Fit of Tem
per." Come and enjoy this day with us. It
is for you. A. F. Lacy, pastor.
Corner Cottage and Chemeketa streets
Easter Sunday Mass with sermon at
7:30 (old time observed for all masses)
and solemn High Mass with special mu
sic and sermon by the Kcv. Thomas
Meier, O. S. B., president of Mt, An
gel College at 10:30. Solemn benedic
tion follows last mass. Everyone mo-,
cordially welcome. Services at the Ore
gon State Training school for boys at
2:30 p. m. A play, "The Dust of the
Earth," will be given for the benefit
of the church, in St. Joseph 's Hall, on
Friday evening, April oth, at 8:lo. Be
served seats 00c. Admission 25c.
Special Easter serviee at the Unitar
ian church Sunday at 7:30 p. m. The Do
Molay Chapter of the Nights Templars
will conduct the service. The reg:.iar
morning service will be suspended, the
Sunday school conducting a special ser
vice at 11 a. m. Special music. The
service will be fung by a gifted quartet
composed of Miss Kita Steiner, Miss
Ada B. Millr, Mr. Chas. Knoulr.nd and
Mr. Hcnrv Compton. Solo, by Miss Mil
ler, "As It Began to Dawn." Harker.
Friends and members are earnestly re
quested to attend. Do not miss this rare
Nine Are Commissioned,
One Is From Portland
Washington, Mar. 30. The war de-
. Afwnnf r,Aatr a nn nunpivl that nine
mo'e Americans with the American ex-
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sioncd on reeommenoanon oi ucserui
450 Cars Needs 750
Daily Shortage 300
Portland, Or. Mar. 30. Director Gen
eral McAdoo in Washington has before
him today the uetailed complaint of
lumbermen of the northwest.
In a telegram forwarded to him last
night by the West Coast Lumbermen 's
association, they outlined the menace to
North Marion County
Draft Registration District
The district board has returned
quite a few questionnaires the past
week, putting many of the applicants
for ' deferred classification in class 1-
The past couple of days Dr. Chapman
has been examining these men. Quite
a few are to be examined today and
the latter part of this week. Those al
ready examined and found physically
Serial No. Order Xo.
506 H. F. Homan, WoodOurn 253
436 B. H. Volmer, Mt. Angel 275
4 P. M. Blaschke, Aurora 306
5S1 J. V. Bartnik, Scofcts Mills 356
114 P. E. Wolf, Woodburn "433
04 A. Schiewe, Aurora 450
724F. E. MeCarroll, Gcrvais 598
497 J. Erwert, Woodburn 600
405 K. E. Meadak, Mt. Angel 067 J
731 G. A. Ritas, Gcrvais 676
Bruno L. Schmidt, Ht. A. 680V3 1
551 A. B. Gibbens, Wood'burn 684
540 E. A. Becker, Wood-burn 697
456 J.'Esch, Mt. Angel 396 j
516 A. E. C. Miller, Monitor 745
887 J. A. Reinhart, Silverton 752
27 L. C. Krieger, Hubbard 790
3M C. F. Butsch, Mt. Angel 8.88
515 W. C. Lucht, Mt. Angel 912
568 J. M. Beiger, Woodburn 914
610 P. J. Semolke, Scotts Mills 929
967 O. -Storaasli, Silverton 932
399-4,'. U. Lewis, Scotts Mills 943
535 M. A. W. Westendorf, Mt. A. 956
333 S. Hormelc, Gervais " 958
730 C. Buss, Gervais 1011
They will be placed in their respect
ive order in class 1.
Tho first six men in class 1 have
been ordered to appear at the local
board headquarters on Sunday, March
31st.-They leave on Monday, April 1st,
for Camp Lewis. Voodbun Independ
ent. Pershing. They are: George A. Thorne,
f.r.ptain; 8. Pierce and William L. Qnil
laud, first lieutenants; and Willian. P.
L. Sinclair, Seymour Blair, Percy Strong
Homer W. Ward, Hugh Gallagher and
Thomas E. Shirley, second lieutenants.
Williarr J. Ca.neron, Oak Park, ill.,
was u missioned major in nuarterniKis
ter's corps, nationa". aimy.
"Uio fallowing were made ctptains:
Harry E. Well?, Washington, Pa.
V'illiam J. Mathews, Fort Leaven
north, Kan., and Charles Edwin Ecars,
77S I'laEders street, Po.-tland, Ore.
the shipbuilding and airplane programs
they declare exists as a result of the
"In order to supply ship timbers and
airplane material all mills must be kept
in constant operation," the statement
declares. "It is equally necessary that
tliC product, when : manufactured, be
transported promptly. Aecumulatioi of
stock is now so great that neither
rccm for storage nor finances for 'ar
riving are further available.
' ' Some mills are closed for the n'ove
reason aud many others will be forced
to close soon unless relief is. found."
This territory is now receiving ap
proximately 450 cars daily, whereas 750.
are needed, McAdoo was told
Recommend Taft's .
Son For Commission
By Pred S. Ferguson
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
With the American Army iii franco,
Mar. 29. Sergeant Major Charles Faff,
son of Former President Toft, has been
recommended for a commission, it was
The recommendation, mode through
the routine channel, reached the chief
of saff of a certain corps. It stated
that although Taft is still under age, he
has served a year and shown ijualif i
caions warranting a commission.
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beyond Lassigny," the French war of
fice reported today.
"Our troops, supported by continually
arriving reserves, are offering desperate
resistance to the enemy's powerful as
saults." Germans At Verdun.
Amsterdam, Mar. 30. The correspon
dent of the Amsterdam Handelsblad,
visiting the Verdun front, declares he
saw great masses of German troops con
centrated there. He interviewed General
Von Gallwitz ,who said he never saw
such enormous stock of munitions as the
Paris, Mar. 30. Seventy five per
sons were killed and ninety wounded
yesterday when a church was diwiolish
ed by a shell during Good Friday serv
ices, H was officially announced to
day. Despite th( 1nd weather, French avi
ators continued their attacks, tho state
ment said, dropping bombs on and
pouring machine gun fire on the ene
my's battfe frofct Voncentrations.
ocut 34,000 pounds of projectile
have been thrown on the Noyon, Guis
eard and Ham regions.
Thirteen German 1 machines have
been brought down.
Morenil is an important city about
nine miles northwest of Mondidier, in
the direction of Amiens. The front
mentioned, therefore, extends for more
than 24 miles, running south from Mo
reuil, veering sharply eastward at a
point west of Montidicr, and extend
ing cast of Lassigny.
T KEEDOM HAS STRING TO IT.
Washington, Mar. 29. Germany h
recognized Lithuania as "free ai:d inde
pendent" with a string to the recogni
tion which amounts to annexation and
the taUinir of indemnity.
Swedish pres. reports received 'iy the
state department, today showed that rec
ognition had been granted but that Ger
many was imposing a burdensome in
df.u.i'.ity on this territory and mal-.'mg
it unit of the link c.f German control
led states r.long the Russo-Tcutoii front
ier. ?.he Western Union has sent a circu
lar letter to its clock patrons advising
them of the change from the old to tho
new time schedule will involve a con
siderable amount of mechanical labor on
the part of tho company, and faking a
reasonable amount of indulgence on the
part of the patrons if their clocks do
not seem to act just right for a tem
porary period. The letter hints that tho
clocks may seem to be running fortvard,
latkward, or not at all at times. West
ern Union clocks will automatically ad
just themselves over a period of five
minutes variation, counting two and
on- half minutes ahead and two and
one half minutes behind tho correct
time. Jiut when it coines to a whole hour
the clocks are helpless as far as help
ing themselves are concerned and ea:h
must be visited and examined by an
WOOD SAWING PRICES
THESE PRICES GO IN EFFECT
I'D.. T.vr ? .00 Per Hour
i-ty j........ -- - -
Fir Wood, 24 inch COc
Fir Wood, 16 inch 60c
Fir Wood, 12 inch : 75c
Oak Wood, 16 inch .'. 75c
Oak Wood, 12 inch 85c
Ash or Maple 16 inch
Ash or M.-.ple 12 inch
Oak, Aih or Maple, 24 inch ....
Slab Wood, 24 inch
fclab Wood, 16 inch
Slab Wwd, 12 inch
REDMAN & SON
W. E. JOHNSON.
The Day's Casualties
and Identified Dead
of Sunken Tuscania
Washington, March 30. Twenty un
identified dead of tho Tuscania have
j been identified by means of finger
j prints tnl.cn from tho bodies the war
I department announced this afternoon,
j General Pershing also reported the
(following casualties today:
Two killed in action, four died of
! wounds 14 died of disease, two died
! of accidents, on died of causes un
j known a:id seven slightly wounded.
The identified dead on the Tuscania
Privates George A. Altwnin, Vomer
('. Branlnnd, Joe Cochran Leonard D.
Dethman, Rosendo Diaz, Ellon L. Ed
mondson Florencio Erias, Edward C,
Feyrer, Sixton Floras'' Guadelupe Gar
za, Elward ('. Grahamer, Frank Kos
naeth, Joseph Mnrlin, Roy Muncaster
lien V. Owens Clarence Paul, Juan A
Perez, Ordis Carlo, Cirlo Rodriguez
Richard Schulz Arthur Spinach, Pat;
rick H. White, Paul A. Milliams, Joso
Ybaria Cook Clyde C. Pel ley.
The eiiniultie-3 reported by Pershing
Killed In Action.
Frivstos Gustav Mantes and Win
fred L. Perrin.
Died of Wounds.
Privates Carl Bramn James L. Doss,
George O. Harris, Joseph O. Miller.
Died of Disease.
Sergeant Harvey L. Hudson, Serg
eant John Singer, Corporal Allen Irvin
Morgan, Sadler Benjamin Franklin
Kincaid Privates Will Borders, Henrj
L. Kling Walter Higgey Digger, Lawr
ence P. Cnvin, Earl. N. Leibler, Mor
gan L. Mowick, Benjamin Obahuwsy,
Earl Oskina Churles Phillips, Nuhnn
Died From Accident.
Privates John W. Roberts Webtley
Died, Cause Unknown:
Private Willie Langston.
To Control Luclriamute
The public service commission today
granted a boom franchise to the Spauld
iiig Lumber company for the Luckia
mnte river in Polk and Benton coun
ties. This includes tho right to build
splash dams, and practically gives the
local company tho exclusive control of
It was further ordered that proper
signs be placed at crossings and fords
in the river, and that special care be
taken at the times he logs were running.
The order was issued this afternoon.
The Spaulding Lumber company has
extensive interests in Polk and Benton
counties, and are probably the largest
timber operators in that section. It is
believed that much work is planned for
the coming year.
State Senator Pierce
Will Run For Governor
On Democratic Ticket
Portland, Or, March 30. Senator
Walter M. Pierco of La Grande-, today
announced his candidacy for tho demo
cratic n uiination for governor of Ore
gon. Senator Pierco has been prominent
in the lusiness and political life of
eastern Oregon for many years. Ho is'
one of tho largest wheat farmers aud
stockmen of Uniou county.
BOWMAN'. Saturday, March 30, 1018,
at tho Willamette Sanatorium, Ruben
Scott Bowman, at tho age of 17 years
Ho was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wil
lis O. Bowman, living at Monmouth.
Funeral services will be held Monday
afternoon, April 1, from the Evangelical
church, at Monmouth, at 2 o'clock. Rev.
F. Fisher will conduct tho services, In
terment will be in the K. P. cemetery at
Monmouth. Webb and Clough luivo
charge of tho arrangements.
John Maurer, A. T. Steiner, Geo. O.
L. Snyder and Al Gardner left today
for McKenzio river, making the trip
overland in Mr. Maurer 's car. They iu-tl-ud
to return Monday. In the mean
time? well say, if the speckled beauties
knew what was headed their way they
certainly would cxecuto a submarine
smut and submerge aud lay very quiet
till after Monday.
The drug store operated by Frank 3.
Ward on Slate street .was entered last
i.ight between 8 and 9 o'clock . and
about $2 worth of nickles and two bot-
j ties of morphine tablets stolen. Tho
thief entered the back door by smashing
the lock with a pick, using the ,aui3
viapon to pry open the door to the cab
inet containing tho narcotics. Walter
Jtliimeii.mrg, a clerk at the store, paf-s
cd the building about 9 o'clock ami had'
occasion to enter. As he opened the fr mt
door the thief ran out the rear ibior and
down the alley. The fact that tho mor
phine tablets wero taken and oher vnl
ual'les pan.-ed up lead's the police offi
cers to the belief that, the work waj
that of a "dope fiend." Tho officers
are working on the case.
' 13 CLASS A MAN
Chicago, Mar. 30. Because Nelson
Morris, chairman of the board of Mor
ris and company, packers, has timo to
work for the government as a "dollar
a year" patriot, a draft appeal board
here placed him in class 1-A today.
Edward Morris, Jr., president of the
company, married, was placed ia a
class 4 as tho "necessary operating
head of an industry."