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VOL. XXXVII XO. 38.
PORTLAND, OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 22, 1918.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
SHIRKERS WILL BE
SHOWN THEIR DUTY
Loan Leaders1 Patience
WELL-TO-DO HELD LAGGARD
Citizens Abundantly. Able to
. Respond Hold Back.
FIGURES TELL HARD TRUTH
Total of Ubertr Loan Pledges to
Date Shows out Small Portion
of Qaota; Drastic Actio a
- Now Is Necessary.
SLACKERS AND SHIRKERS OS
THE FOURTH LOAN TO BE
BUXTED DOW5 IN THE
Citizens of Portland and work
ers In the fourth liberty loan
Portland la faced with the first
real crista la ber career of pa
triotic achievement Unless the
city awakens, and unless the city
forces redouble their efforts, the
fourth loan will fail In a commu
nity that boasts Us loyalty.
It shall not fail!
SLACKERS AND SHIRKERS
ARE TO BE HUNTED DOWN.
Effective at once, an organisa
tion of special solicitors will take
up the unpleasant task of revis
iting- those who are able to sub
scribe and who hare not. Such
Effective at once, the same or
ganlzatlon will revisit those who
are abundantly able to subscribe
more than they have pledged.
Such are shirkers.
"Not one dollar but two." is
the ratio of the fourth loan.
REDOUBLE EVERT EFFORT.
LEST PORTLAND BE SHAMED
FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE
THE SWORD WAS DRAWN.
(Signed) ' : '
GUT W. TALBOT.
General In Command.
BT BEN HUB LAMPMAN.
With thousands of her own eons
fighting under the flag, and with
casualty lists from France bearing the
simple statements that numbers of
them have given their Uvea gloriously,
has Portland fallen to the depths of
an apathetic patriotism that forgets
the plain duty of the fourth liberty
Proof that the city Is sleeping or
lacking rests In the figures that dis
mayed local liberty loan officials yes
terday, when compiled returns showed
but 6.S25,000 of Portland's quota of
SlS.000,000. with fully 60 per cent of the
city already canvassed by the field
forces, and with numerous colonels re
porting fully completed work In their
Figure Tell Hard Tritk
The authentic figures of the city
campaign figures that will spell
shame for Portland unless the pace is
quickened by public and workers alike
were tabulated as follows: Previous
ly reported in pledges, city canvass,
13.100,000; reported from shipyards and
other Industries, I2.22S.000; subscribed
through banks. 1500.000: estimated re-
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IS GIVEN SLACKER
DISLOYAL WORKER RIDDEN OX
RAIL AT SHIPYARD.
Man Is Said to Be of Foreign Birth
and Has Refused to Bay Bonds
or Subscribe to Y. 31. C. A.
With a yellow stripe painted down
his back, and astride a red. white and
blue rail, one disloyal employe of the
Northwest Steel Shipbuilding Corpora
tion, who refused to buy a liberty bond,
was ridden out of the yards yesterday
afternoon by company employes and
instructed to stay out.
The man's name was not divulged,
but It Is said he la of foreign birth and
has little Interest In seeing the United
States' war programme carried to a
successful .finish. His refusal to in
vest in liberty bonds yesterday came
as a climax to a aeries of similar re
fusals in connection with the Red
Cross drive. TT. M. C A, Knights of
Columbus drive and other war-financing
No physical injury was done tne
man. but he was warned against mak
ing his appearance in the yards again
under penalty of more severe treat
ment It Is stated that the same treat
ment was given twe other men Thurs
NEGRO SOLDIERS RAMPAGE
Colored Troopers Lead Attack
Police Station at Norfolk.
NORFOLK. V Sept. 2L Between
300 and 400 negro civilians, headed by
a score of negro soldiers from Camp
Alexander, tonight attacked a police
station in an effort to rescue two sol
dlers, arrested by the police on the
charge of robbing the cash register of
a photographer's studio. Windows ol
the station were smasnea by Iiying
bullets, bricks and bottles.
Ten negro soldiers and civilians were
shot before the arrival of police re
serves and naval guards. Police have
arrested the leaders.
HUN BOYS CHAINED TO GUN
German Youths Tied to Posts Be
cause of Refusal to Fight Yanks.
NEW YORK, Sept. SI. (Special.)
A German machine gun crew, captured
recently by Americans, was found to be
composed of soldiers who were ."little
mors than boys" and who were chained
to their guns ' so they could not flee.
according to a letter from Lieutenant
William J. Flynn, formerly a New Tork
police sergeant, received' here today.
Lieutenant Flynn saio me Doys toia
their captors they had been chained to
their posts because they refused to
fight against American troops.
NDUCTION ORDERS ISSUED
Students to Enroll for Army Train
SEATTLE. Sept. 21. University of
Washington officials Monday will be
gin Inducting young men of registra
tion age Into the University Student
Army Training Corps, It waa announced
Inquiries regarding the school have
come from' many sections of Washing
ton. University officials declare men
must register here Immediately if they
desire to enter the corps.
ARCHBISHOP IRELAND LOW
Death of Venerable Prelate Expected
at Any Moment.
ST. PAUL, Minn, Sept. 21. Arch
bishop John Ireland continued to grow
weaker tonight. This afternoon he suf
fered another sinking spell and, al
though he rallied, death is expected at
Throughout his illness the archbishop
has been conscious, and today a num
ber of prominent churchmen called at
bis home and talked with him for a
- AND - INK DEPRESSIONS
NATIONS TO GO ON RECORD
U. S. Leads in Demonstration
ENVOYS GET INSTRUCTIONS
Allies and Kentrate to Be Requested
to Join In Movefor Alignment
of Civilization Against
Red Russian Terror.
WASHINGTON. Kept 21. Horrified
by the bloody reign of terror in Russia,
the United States today called on all
allied and neutral nations to consider
what they mar do to impress upon the
Bolshevik! the aversion with which the
civilized world regards their wanton
By direction of President Wilson,
Secretary Lansing despatched instruc
tions to all American diplomatic repre
sentatives in the foreign capitals, both
allied and neutral.
The" action aligns the United States
with that of Great Britain and France
In declaring the Bolshevlkl responsible
for the murders, crime and excesses
which have shocked the world, outlaws
and public enemies.
Actio Sot War Move.
Whatever action may be decided on
Dy the nations, separately, or in con'
cert, it Is made clear will be quite
apart from the prosecution of the war
The reported action of the Bolshevlkl
in effecting an alliance with Germany
tor offense and defense Is an added
cause for the step.
Official reports from Russia, many
coming through neutral countries, have
recited revolting acta . that have
astounded and shocked the world.
The reign ..at- .terror- has already
greatly hindered the efforts of the
United States to alleviate an Impend
ing famine In Russia, as It is impossi
ble to furnish much-needed supplies to
that part of the country under Bolshe
vik control without actually feeding
the German army and the German pop
ulace. Food la Rinli Ample.
It Is conceded that there Is enough
food in Southeastern Russia and West
ern Siberia to feed all the Russian peo
ple if a means of distribution could be
effected to keep the supplies from fall
ing into German hands.
The alliance between the Bolshevik-
lsts and Germany presents a dangerous
situation to the allies In that it may
afford German an opportunity greatly
to Increase her waning manpower.
The instructions to the United States
Representatives at foreign capitals fol
low: "This Government Is in receipt of In
formation from reliable sources reveal
ing that the peaceable Russian citi
zens of Moscow, Petrograd and other
cities are suffering from an openly
avowed campaign of marked terrorism
and are subject to wholesale execu
tions. Thousands Ruthlessly Slain.
"Thousands of persons have been
shot without even a form of trial; 111
administered prisons are filled beyond
capacity; every r.ight scores of Russian
citizens are recklessly put to death:
and Irresponsible bands are venting
their brutal passions In the daily mas
sacre of untold innocents.
"In view of the earnest desire of
the people of the United States to be
friend the Russian people and lend all
possible assistance in their struggle to
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BY CARTOONIST REYNOLDS OF SOME FEATURES
INDEX OF TODAY'S NEWS
TESTRDATS Maximum temperature. 63
decrees; minimum, 61 decrees. .
TODAY'S Probably showers; cooler.
Britons score substantial advance In face of
strong Hun resistance. Section 1. pace 1.
Serbian army occupies villages and cap
tures many prisoners. Section 1. page 3.
March announces 1,750.000 United States
troops embarked. Section 1, pace 7.
Ten United States sailors perish in aiding
torpedoed ship. Section 1. pace 8. "
Hun shown to be world Incendiary. Section
1. pace 10.
Official casualty list. Section 1. pace IT.
American and German lines near Mets quiet.
bection 1. pace 3.
United States troops busy cleaning up Arch-
angei.- bection 1, pace 1.
Baku. Russian oil center, on fire. Section 1,
Political crisis threatens army autocracy In
oermany. Section 1. pace 2.
Roumanian Crown Prince flees to Odessa.
section 1, page 6.
Civilized world to protest against Bolshevik
norrora. Section 1, pace 1.
Hoover asks American people to eat pound
leas a week. Section 1, pace 6.
Power bill Is upheld. Section 1. pace 2.
Democratic war record assailed in House.
Section 1, page 4.
Washington detects Germany In another
peace offensive. Section 1, page 2.
Brewers seek way to prevent probe. Sec
tlon 1. page lo.
Spanish Influenza reaches National capital.
oecuon i. page . .
J. C Jenkins, foolhardy daredevil, horri-
nes crowa at fonaietoa Roundup. Sec
tlon 1. page s.
Accumulation of common lumber proves
serious problem lor mlllmen. Section 1,
pace 8. ,
Proctor's "Pioneer" to be placed at Eugene.
oecuon .1, page 11.
State Fair, opening tomorrow, promises to
be best In Oregon's history. Section 1.
Old parties fight to control Idaho. Section
1, page 8.
Multnomah Fair has record show. Section
1. pace 11.
Muddle looms In football circles. Section
. 2, pace 2.
Multnomah cue sharp stirred. Section 2,
Gotham girls lead in swimming eventa
bection. z, pace
School football teams fast taking shape.
oecuon A pace z.
Chicago athletes run away with great field
meet, bection z, pace 3.
Murray plays hard tennis game. Section
2. pace 3.
Military work demands good horses. Sec
tion 2, pace 3.
Marines win from sailors, 30 to 0. Section
2, page 1.
Late boxing card teems with sensations.
Section- 2, page 1.
Commercial and Marine.
Mixed ' flour order may be announced by
Grain- Corporation soon. Section 2, page 15.
Corn slumps at Chicago on larger offerings
Section 2, page 15.
Liberty and foreicn war bonds Join In stock
advance. Section 2, pace 15.
New barracks buHt at Standlfer plant. Sec
tion 2, pace 13.
Pertieed and TlclnUjP'
Liberty loan workers lose patience with well-
to-do laggards. Section 1, pace 1.
Mothers, sisters and wives of Orecon sot
dlers march in parade. Section T. pace 1.
Men of draft age will be called to war In
dustries. Section 1, psftu Is.
Buildings started .not affected by ruling.
Section 1, pace 14.
Europe Is watching progress of liberty loan
campaign, says French officer. Section 1,
City will cut expenses. Section 1, page 14.
Moratorium law facta are told. Section 1.
Stripe of yellow is given bond slacker. Sec
tion 1, page L
Republicans halt politics until liberty loan
drive is over. Section 2, page 18.
Weather report, data and forecast. Section
2, pace lo.
SALZBURG POPULACE RIOTS
Several Killed in Attack on Govern
ZURICH. Switzerland, Sept. 21. Seri
ous food riots continue at Salzburg, ac
cording to Munich papers. Rioters at
tacked the government palace and broke
down the doors, whereupon the gen
darmes fired, killing or wounding sev
eral. Hotels have been looted, food shops
raided and army stores plundered.
HOOSIER IS NOMINATED
President Names G. I. Christie As
sistant Secretary of Agriculture. '
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21. G. I. Chris
tie, of Indiana, was nominated today by
President Wilson to be Assistant Secre
tary of Agriculture.
Victor Murdock. of Kansas, was nom
inated for another terra as a member
of the Federal Trade Commission.
TEUTONS GIVE WAY
Field Marshal Haig Ad
MORE PRISONERS ARE TAKEN
Enemy Resists, but Is Unable
to Hold Ground.
AUSTRALIANS GO FORWARD
Completely Successful Dash Made in
Harglcourt Section; Germans
Admit Withdrawal in .
Some Quarters'.'- "
LONDON, Sept. 21. The British
again have advanced their lines east
of Epehy and near Harglcourt, midway
between St. Quentin and Cambral, ac
cording to Field Marshal Haig's com
munication issued tonight. A number
of additional prisoners were taken.
The text of the communication fol
"In a minor operation undertaken
by us this morning east of Epehy, Eng
lish troops successfully advanced their
line after heavy fighting. Strong oppo
sition was encountered, at all points.
and later in the day the enemy launched
a number of counter ajttacks of con
siderable strength. In sprte of this
resistance, our troops made substantial
progress on the whole of the front of
Australians Go Forward.
"In conjunction with the attack the
Australian troops made further prog
ress In a completely successful opera
tion In the Harglcourt sector, captur
ing a number of prisoners.
WITH THE BRITISH ARMT IN
FRANCE, Sept. 21 (By the Associated
Press.) Heavy counter-attacks have
been delivered by the Germans between
V-endhuiJe ? and -Bellicou-rt against the
English battalions attacking west, of
Epehy, Lempire and Hargicourt on the
left of the Australians.
Some Ground Given Up.
The British forces have yielded part
of their gains at some places, hut a net
advance of a quarter of a mile in depth
has been made and numerous machine
gun redoubts have been stormed. .
More than 400 prisoners were taken
on one part of the front.
BERLIN, via London, Sept 21. "In
front of our Siegfried positions be
tween Gouzeaucourt and Harglcourt a
large centralized attack delivered by
the British failed with very heavy
losses to the enemy," says the German
official communication issued this eve
Hons Withdraw Troops.
"German advanced troops south of
the Somme In the region of St Quen
tin were withdrawn Friday. Essigny
Le Grand was evacuated. North of St
Quentin, it is added, a British attack
Admission is made in the statement
that the French have gained a footing
on the high ridge west of Jouy, north
of the Aisne. .
PARIS, Sept 21. Ki their drive for
the outflanking of St Quentin on the
south, the French last night captured
the town of Benay and made progress
north of that place, says today's war of
Germans Are Repulsed.
At Castras, where the French are only
slightly more than two miles from St
Quentin, a German counter attack was
The Germans appeared to be hasten-
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THAT WERE UPPERMOST
TO LOOK AMERICAN
MOTORMEf FROM DETROIT RUN
Yankees Clean Up After Bolshevlkl,
Improve Sanitation and Build
ARCHANGEL, Russia. Sept 11. (By
the Associated Press.) The American
Army contingent in Northern Russia
already has played an important role.
Its uniform is familiar everywhere
from Archangel to the front.
The engineers are busily engaged in
constructing roads and in other detail
work, while the other troops and sail
ors are carrying out their respective
Many of the men had been disinclined
to come to Russia, fearing there would
be no excitement, as compared with
that in France. Their tune now is a
. Besides having their military duties
to perform the Americans have been
hard at work in sanitation, relentlessly
scrubbing down the quarters formerly
occupied by the Bolshevlkl and digging
Recently, owing to a political dls
pute, the streetcar system In Arch
angel was brought to a standstill. A
squad of Detroit motormen Immedia
tely took charge and now the dinky
little cars are running through the
streets of the city In true American
GERMANS PUNISrOWN MEN
Hands Tied Behind Back 8 Days
for Reading Allied Circular.
WITH THE AMERICAN ARMT ON
THE LORRINE FRONT, Sept. 21.
(By the Associated Press.) The sever
ity of the action of the Germans against
those of their .men who are caught
reading allied propoganda and the way
they are dealt with is indicated by the
story of a prisoner taken near Hau
This prisoner said his hands had been
tied behind his back for eight days
becauBe he was caught reading i
French pamphlet dropped by an air
plane and then handing it on to his
comrades to peruse.
BOMBING PLANE TRIED OUT
First Official Tests Witnessed by
High Allied Officials.
MINEOLA. N. - M, Sept. 21. The first
official tests of American built Caprpnl
bombing planes equipped with Liberty
motors were made successfully here to
day In the presence of representatives
of the United States, Italy, France and
Captain Hugo D'Annunzio, head of
the Italian aviation mission to Amer
ica and son of the poet, was the avi
ator in charge... Lieutenant Julian
Parvls, an Italian, was the pilot.
ASTORIA ADVANCES CLAIM
Columbia Port Desires to Get Quar
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington, Sept 21. Senator AlcNary to
day submitted to the War Department
the request of Astoria that the advan
tages of that port be given due con
sideration before final action is taken
on the location of a quartermaster's
. According to present plans this depot
will be located at Seattle. - '
AIRMAN HAS FATAL FALL
Captain Robert T. Isett Killed When
Machine Nose-Dives- 4000 Feet.
FORT WORTH, Tex., Sept 21. (Spe
cial.) Captain Robert T. Isett, of
Spruce Creek, Pa., was killed this aft
ernoon when his airplane fell at Barron
Field1 approximately 4000 feet In a
straight nose dive.
Captain Isett came to Fort Worth
about a year ago and was recently pro
moted from a First Lieutenancy.
IN THE PAST WEEK'S NEWS
Women With Sons in
. Service in Line.
MANY CARRY THEIR BABIES
Gathering, in Honor of Loved
DEFIANCE NOTE DOMINANT
March of Liberty Precedes Great
Mass Meeting Held at Munici
pal Auditorium; Children
Twelve hundred loyal American
mothers, every one of whom has
given from one to six boys to ths
cause of Democracy, matched In last
night's parade which preceded the
liberty loan mass meeting in Munici
Two hundred wives of men "over
there" followed in the second section,
some of them carrying babies, and
all wearing on their arm a small serv
ice flag bearing a bold blue service
star upon the fleld of white. Then
came hundreds of Bisters, proudly dis
playing the small insignia of loved
ones at the front.
Parade Thrills Throngs.
It was a parade such as is seldom
seen, even in the days of stirring war
activities. There was little of pathos in
it; just a note of defiance to Kaiser
Bill and his henchmen; a martial step
that donated the determination of Port
land mothers to down the Hun. and an
air of confidence In the belief that right
The Jong line moved in four divisions,
mothers being first, and classified ac
cording to the number of stars on their
service flags. Those with the golden
stars occupied the place of honor, fol
lowed by those with the larger num
bers In the nation's service, and grad
uating down to those with but one.
The fourth section was composed of
children, many of them In autos.
Bands Play Stirring Airs.
Following the police escort were'
speakers of the evening, and Portland's
pride, the Multnomah Guard band, .
which played stirring airs as the line
passed through the long columns of
spectators crowding walks on either
side of the streets leading to the Audi
torium. The Foundation Shipbuilding
Corporation band, the Columbia Ship
building Corporation band and the
Moose band each headed a section, and
the following marshals were in charge:
Grand Marshals, Mrs. J. C. Mann and
Mrs. E. P. Geary; mother's eection, Mrs.
George L. Williams: wives -division.
Mr. K. T. C. Stevens; sisters' division.
Miss Marjorie Moore; children's divis
ion, Mrs. Dan Malarkey.
France's Gratitude Told.
Fully 4000 friends and relatives of
those In the service thronged the Audi
torium following the parade and lis
tened to a patriotic programme of songs
and talks. Practically the entire lower
floor' was occupied by mothers and
wives of the boys in khaki. Others
filled In a good half of the balcony.
France's gratitude to the United
States and to the mothers who had
given their sons In the fight against
Prussian autocracy was expressed In
a short speech by Captain E. M. Hlrsch,
of the French Mission.
Tribute Paid to Mothers.
If I could draw," said the Cap
tain, "I would picture France, bleed
ing and war-worn, looking to the Stars ,
and Stripes for help. And It Is to you
who have given your boys so willingly
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