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All Business in Salem will be Suspended from 12 to 2 Today for the Liberty Loan Demonstration and Parad
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hi TY-K.IGHT1I YK.AH NO 9
HA I, KM, OHVAiitS, HATl'ltllAY MOflSI.MJ, APRIL ft, ItfJI
riUCIC F1VB CE.VTH
AH Americano Hear Democ
racy's Plea to Crush Auto-
i inrv nn Annivfrarv n(
fi V M v J W w we wwa m -ra
1 Declaration With Germany
AIRPLANES WILL GO
TO "BOMB" NEW YORK
"Ring It Again, Buy Liberty
j Bonds" Will Be Message
, I. to Millions
BE BEATEN BY
MONEYJF U. S.
Cabinet Members Show Ser
vice Men in Trenches Ren
der to Country
VICTORY IS PARAMOUNT
Secretary, Wilson Declares
Significance of Third
Loan Is Greater
wasiiinotonv April K.Pnleas
.ermnny is txuten. American ran
nrpojror no freedom thin In tH
noie. running through statements by
inw mfmufr Riven out tonight
In Support Of the third llbertir loan
Benedict Crowell. act'ng secretary
of war. nald In Dart:
,"We realize th enormous task be
fore us and we are confident of win
ntng; but It will take the combined
punch of the whole American neoole
a ad will require, an immense expen
diture or .men and money. If we arc
beaten In France, the strut;?!
abl will be transferred to American
koiij nans or the invasion and nub
juration of the Unlfed State-are
j)IK)N .April 5. Kin (ieorge
bait Sent KiwtlngH to Prthtent W II
gun on tlw occasion of the aiuilver
Mry of th entry of tin l'nltel Klate
Into the war.
. i -,: ,. ... - -
WASHINGTON'. April B. The
enenln tomorrow of America's third
bigi campaign for popular warcredits
on the anniversary of the declaration
of iwar promise to resemble lndj
pendenc Day as an occasion for pa
Reports tonight to headquarters
of the third liberty loan told of en
thusiastic preparations for parades
and bonfires, public meeting ana
loyalty speeches, to drive home ap
peals for subscriptions to govern-
ment bonds, in many aiaics u i
legal holiday and in scores of cities
business 1 to be suspended, part of
tbedar to assist tne celebration.
Celebrations to Mark Day.
Indications tonight were that only
a small part of thefc3.OOO.O00.OfO
war credit would he, subscribed to
morrow. Loan organization prob
ably will be too, buy promoting apec
tacular features actually to take in
subscriptions and that the real so
liciting would start Monday. Small
towns promise to be. Rotable excep
tions, however, for many of these
are anxious to roll up tneir enure
tl'iota of subscription within a few
ioars after 9 o'clock, the official
openipg time, and thereby win for
their communities the third liberty
loan' honor flag.
Baltimore to Hear Wilson."
( President Will will speak at Balti
more In the evening. Secretary Mc
Adoo at Philadelphia In the after-,
noon Vice President Marshall at St.
Lnnl and Secretary Danlelaat
-MJlllon or persons thl War haa Imposed upon It
the rountry will receive Jneir-nrsj tJ, . h patriot! rci
1 reminder that the-day fs of special
Importance In American war history
when they open their home door In
the morning and find hanging on
the knob paper designs or tne uoerxy
bell iwlth In the inscription "Ring
It again, buy liberty bonds At the
rising hour, f Ira-bells in many com
. munltles will he rung -.and Hoy
i Scouts will run from hotiwe to house
pressing door bells. These arrange-
most; cities in order tf give the citi
zens !a surprise. . V'
Alriilnne to Ikmb,f Xew'lork.
' A i feature of the celebrations
nearly everywhere will be the parea
of troops. ' Through the St. LouiB.
Uallas an Atlanta federal reserve
districts special trains of French
and 'American war exhibits will be
run. Another Mature of the early
' Ha-., r.r .,. .ntniialun will be th4
tour of the Great Lakes naval sta
tion. i.nd. of which John fPUIIlp
Sons'a Is leader, through the middle
west and eait, Sousa will lead abig
band of 350 pU-ces at St. Louis to
Almlanes from the Mlneola train
r Inr fliM will bomb" New York
x with'iUiortv ifian literature, and the
liberty bank" are productions of
the snb-treasury there, will be open
ed Jn Madison Square. A parade
will mirrh frntri liberty
loan headquarter to the city hall to;
; be received by Mayor Hylan
now on file In the office of the tier
man general staff. This we know
ileriniteiy. I strongly urge you to
all the liberty bonds that you
afford, and then a few more
Remember that the Cermans issue
no bonds for the money they extort
rorrt conquered jeoples."
Money lot firewiet Kwrlflce.
Secretary Daniels of th navy:-
"(ur menxln the trenches and on
the ships are counting their lives as
nothing and are maintaining tho
highest standards of American man
hooil and heroism. It is our privl
l-ge at home to sacrifice and sacrl
flee lo provide the government with
the means to carry on the war. No
:nan who values his freedom and
loves; the principles upon which our
government was established can af
ford! not to contribute the limit o
the third liberty loan."
Sffretary Lansing of the state de
partment: "The United States has been at
war jfor a year. The first enthusi
asm. which followed the., declaration
that we would take up arms in the
cause of liberty and justice has pass
ed, but In its place there has come
to the nation a spirit of determina
tion and self-sacrifice. Under tie
Influence of this aj lrit the republic
Is' pressing forward to the accom-
pilshment of the mighty task which
Amendment Introduced to
prohibit Transmission by
Mail, of Matter Printed in
PASSAGE OF SEDITION
BILL MAY COME TODAY
Better Federal Control
Sought. Following Lynch
ing in Illinois
IDLERS TO BE
PUT TO WORK
BY NEW PLAN
Program Is Submitted
Make Draft Boards Em
HARMFUL PURSUITS HIT
Industrial Classification .
Man Power Up to 50
Years Is Next
Governor Formally Requests
City to Participate in Pat
riotic Demonstration Open
ing Liberty Drive
MARION COUNTY QUOTA
FIRST GALL OF
TO BE 150,000
Size of Mobilized Forces
Thereafter Rests on Ton
- nage Situation
NEWS ABROAD WITHHELD
Between 12 and 2 O'CIock
WASHINGTON, April S. All
other business was laid aside by the
senate today for denunciation of dis
loyalty,, sedition, German spies and
the Industrial Workers of the World
and discussion as to how the espion
age act should be extended so as to
curb these evils and avoid mob law.
without abridging the- fundamental
liberties of American citizens.
While thtp senate debated the
pending sedition bill, carrying severe
penalties for disloyal utterances and
attempts to obstruct the draft or
liberty loans. President Wilson and
the cabinet gave attention to reports
of the lynching of Robert Praeger, a
German, at Colllnsvllle. 111., Jast
night. Members of the cabinet said
afterward tbe deplorable Incident
emphasized the necessity for imme
diate legislation that would enable
the government to deal with disloy
alty and enemy agitation so that the
people would not be tempted to take
the law into their own hands.
Pnssnge lny Come THlur.
Administration leaders in the n
ate hope to, pass tbe sedition bill
tomorrow, the anniversary of A pier
to the thlrtd liberty loan that-ras
made to those which preceded it.'
Secretary McAdoo of the treasury
"The least duty we can perform
and we should be eager and happy
16 perform It- Is to lend our money.
every available dollar we have or
can save, to our government In ordr
that our gallant sons may be sup
oiled with all they ned to save
Money Nothing to Slaves.
Attorney General Gregory:
"To save the lives and liberties of
ourselves and. our children, we have
been forced unwillingly to take up
pirns. To nrevall we must dedicate
to the farthest limit our every pow
or. ShalI we give or sacrnic
for freedom than our enemy glvei
for despotism? What shall a hoard
ed penny profit us If we must spend
It only as slaves?"
Secretary Houston or tne aepan
ment of agriculture:
if" we do not win this war 1
fchall Indefinitely face the Interfer
ence of the Prussian autocracy nv
Lear permanently the Intolerable
burdens of militarism. To win this
war we must have both men ana
Postmaster General nurieson:
One- vear ago we took up the
page of battle flung in our faces by
Four Oregon Towns Are
; Already "Over the Top
v PORTLAND, April 5. On tbe eve
of the third 1. .Iberty loan drlv four
Oregqn towns tonight reported "over
the top" with their respective quotas
subscribed and oversubscribed. They
are Whetler, a lumberlnc town on
the Tillamook coast, which reported
aa oversubscrlDtion of 700 per eent;
Larayette, the second oldest Tillage
la Oregon, whose three hundred-odd
actual residents subscribed $4800:
Forest Grove, woifo quota was 180,
600 and which reported over$81,000
in subscriptions? and Drain, 'a Doug
las county vllla-pre which reported
somewhate over its $9,300 quota al
ready: subscribed. ,
location Sought for
. Wniard-Fttlton Figh
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., April 5
Colonel J. a Miller, who has signed
eontracts of JesK Wlllard and Fred
mum, today looked over several
available sites here and In St.-Pan
or the heavyweight championship
yoniest July 4, Colonel filler said
i ngni would be held here If aur
XKient, Inducements are offered.
(Continued on page 2)
248 KILLED BY
Many Soldiers Among Dead
as Result of Aerial Attack
lea's entrance Into the war. An
agreement for' a vote tomorrow
souaht tonight by Senator Overman
of North Carolina In charge of the
measure, was blocked by Senator
Heed, of Missouri. The Missouri
senator said he was In sympathy with
the general purposes of the leglsla
tlon. but thought it should not be
hastily considered. When Senator
Overman stated that the attorney
general had urged passage of the
bill today because its provisions
would be needed during the liberty
loan campaign. Senator Heed said
that it was utter nonsense.
Draofic Amendment Planned.
Several efforts to widen the scope
of the bill were made. today,, though
there were criticisms that Its prohi
bitions against disloyal and seditious
utterances are already too broad.
Senator Lodge, of Massachusetts, In
troduced an amendment prohibiting
transmission through, the malls of
any matter printed in the German
language, and Senator Lewis, of Illi
nois, one which would forfeit the
citizenship and property of persons
adjured disloyal by a jury.
During tbe discussion the attitude
of Victor L. Herger, Socialist candi
date for the senate, -In the recent
Wisconsin election, was denounced
by Senator llorah of Idaho and
lodge as disloyal and verging on
treason. ' r
IteMrictlotiM Held Too llroad.
Senator Idge. while urging the
death penalty for spies and German
agents who destroy property in this
country, said the bill's restrictions
upon free speech were too broad and
could be used to suppress legitimate
discussion. Senator J lard wick, of
Georgia suggested ' they might . pre
vent peace talk later when such dia-
cufcsion might be proper.
Senator Ixjdge objected to wide
powers now being exercised by the
postniaster general as to the use of
the malls. Senator King, of Ptah.
declared these powers had been an
effective weapon in the bands of tbe
government in stamping out the pro
paganda of tbe I. W. W. and similar
organizations and added that In any
case in which Mr. Burleson had acted
his judgment had been vindicated.
Senator Lodge replied that he pre
ferred, to insert a provision In the
bill excluding certain publications
instead of "leaving it to a cabinet
"I am not attacking the postmas
ter general," he added, "but Its too
broad powers to trust to one man."
WASHINGTON, April S. Drastic
modifications of the draft ciassifi- Mammoth Pageant on Streets
cation lists which would affect In I . -
one way or another the status of
every one of the millions of regist
ered men is proposed In a plah sub
mitted to President Wilson today by
offoclals of the provost marshal gen
eral's office and the department of
labor. While the primary purpose
of -the new program Is the "purifi
cation" of the second, third and
fourth classes of regjstrants who are
not engaged in any productive In
dustry, attention also would be given
tb lower sections of class one, and
the effect Its learners believe, would
be to solve tbe nation's labor prob
lem and largely Increase tbe output
of the necessities of life.
The proposal would utilize the
draft machinery for putting Indust
rial slackers to work.
Uainbk-rw Mast Work.
It Is proposed to make a most care
ful survey of tbe lower sections of
class one and of other classes to
Identify those men who are Idlers or
who are gaining their living through
undesirable or ' "baimful" pursuits.
Under the head, offoclals suggest,
might be listed gamblers, book
makers for races, poolroom touts and
others. Formal notification would
be served upon the men 'that unless
within a specified time they obtain
employment In some useful Industry,
they would hare their classified stat
us changed ao as to send them In
to military service Immediately.
The plan Is not designed to Inter
fere In the slightest with the so-
called non-essential Industries
Governor Wlthycombe yester
day Issued tbe following appeal
to the people of Salem :N
"I most earnestly uree as a
patriotic duty, that every eat
ploye of the state capltol as
well as te business men aad
other residents of the city of
Salem manifest thTr patriotic
Interest In the third liberty loan
campaign by participating In
the parade to 'be held In Salem
I at 1 p. m.. Saturday, Liberty
day. Let this be a wbole-heart-f
ed response in tbe Interest of
I our "Liberty Hoys" who are d-
ing valiant service for us In
"Over the top In a week."
For Salem. $alG,r,:,o. For Marlon
Final arrangements for launching
tbe third liberty loan campaign are
being perfected by busy committee
men this morning.
Salem will be out en masse. All
business will be suspended from 12
to- i o'clock. All are to be In line
for parade In ample time to start
promptly at 1 p. m.
All offices In the capltol and. su
preme court buildings have assured
the committee that they will be rep
resented In the great parade. The
ictar same sentiment Is manifested by tbe
that the neit step would be to ob- b"lness houses and enterprises of
tain authority for the Industrial clas- th c,tr , .
slfieatlon of the man power of the Whistles Will Toot,
country up to the age of .50 years. Trsctlcally every i bell and every
Loral Hoards Agencle. whistle 'in the city will peal tbe lib-
Movenrent of U. S. Troops
Screened Closely Behind
WASHINGTON. April 5. Ievel
opments of th second phase of the
German drive In Plcardy was watch
ed (losely here today, army officers
apparently feelinjc that the critical
loint of the great struggle Is rapid'y
ppproaching. Meager official
pons gave utile information on
whlh to base definite opinions as to
tbe trend of the fighting, though It
reemed. evident that the Germans
were trying' to force a foothold In
strategic portions before Amiens.
ana at tbe same time to Increase tb
pressure against the junction point
between tbe French and British
I'ndey the new policy lai J down
by Secretary Ilaker, the- war depart
inent again bad nothing to add to
official reports from London and
Paris on the battle.
The department is forging ahead
with Its efforts to speed additions
American forces across the water to
bark np the beleaguered lines. One
element of the speeding op plans
was learned authoritatively. The
first increment of tbe second draft
to be summoned this month, will te
IF 0.000 men. Instead of tO.000, as
perilously planned. They will be tbe
first considerable force mobilized o
To make the program fully effec
tive, it Is Intended to utilize tbe ex
isting local boards virtually as em
ployment agencies for their districts.
When a .man was Informed that he
must seek a useful occupation he
would be told just where such a man
as his questionnaire shows him to
be, was needed.
That determlne'd opposition to the
plan will develop In some quarters
has been foreseen.. Forcing on the
labor market the addition of many
GENEVA. April 5. The recent
British aerial raids on Colpgne caus
ed 248 deaths, half of whom' were
aoldlers. according to the latest re
ports received at Basle. The xsoii-
iers were In a railway train bound
for the Picardy front and standing
nf the Cologne station.
Panic reigned In the city for twelve
hours, the streets were deserted and
th nnnnlation hid in ''cellars. One
renort says that a major was killed
The bodies of two Swiss who were
killed during the bombardment arriv
ed here yesterday and will be buried
LONDON. April 5.--A large fire
was caused by bombs dropped on the
railway station at Luxemburg lonay
bv British aviators. In aerial flght-
inr rin the Rom me front Thursday
six enemy airplanes were brought
down, says the official statement on
arlatlon Issued tonight.
erty message during the hour set
Three bands of music. Salem.
Chemawa and Cehrrybud. will In
spire the procession.
In addition to those already men
tioned, the Salem police. Home
guards, Qherrlans. Cadets. Boy
Scouts, fraternal societies, schools,
automobiles and citizens will be In
line-. , ,
The patriotic spirit of the city Is
aroused and organizations r follow
Germans Come Close to A!
bert-Amiens Railway i
Heavy Attack on Brill:'
Lines; Drire Near Ablai:
zeville Fails With Losses
SECOND STAGE OF
BIG DRIVE COMINC
Allies Holding Back Snperic
Numbers Oyer Most c
Front; French Gire U;
Town of Gastel to InVadcr.
thousands of able-bodied workers I Ins that fall to be renresented In
might be to reduce Jhe present wage the parade today will merit tbe dls-
scales. The economic balance wllle
kept even, however, according to the
champions of tbe program by lbs
rt ductlon In the cost of i Iffe's neces
sities through Increased output and
in the improved situation of the dol
lard Interest exchange, j No Indica
tion has been given of tbe attitude
which President Wilson will take,
though army officials are confident
he will give his. approval.
favor that will unuueetlonably be
theirs. Any that miss this oppor?
tunlty to vindicate their claim upon
public favor will have themselves to
This Is an occasion when disloy
alty, though due merely to lazy Indifference-or
lack of energy, will not
be allowed to pass unnoticed.
fadc4 mi Duty at Midnight.
One hundred csdets, quartered at
the Y. M. C. A., were called to duty
(Bg Th Avclatt4 Prr) j
with the Bitmsir army i.'
FRANCE. April C Hard flghtin
was proceeding today north aa
south of Albert as the result of :
heavy attack ty the Germans on th
British lines alone a front oflOo
yards between Aveluy aad Dernac
court. The Germans pushed clo
to the Albert-Amleas raUway.
About tbe time of tbe assault d
llvered against tbe British an th
tbe 800.000 dratted men to be called L Albert sector, tbs Germans also sen
tq the colors this year. The remain-strong force against the defense
Ing C50.000 men will be cslled out north or Ablalnzevllla, This offen
In monthly Increments the size of I slve was short-lived, however, tor th
which will depend to some extent I British threw, tbe enemy back" wit:
upon availability or snipping 10 1 at try losses.
transport men already In training I liana Urk lUvUway.
to the front. I " Is believed that the Germs:
Movement of American troops In I operations, about Albert was nnd.r
F rance Is screened completely behind J taken mainly for the purpose of get
the rigid censorshfp Imposed by Gen-ting - hold of tbs railway ronnlor
cral Pershing. southwett to Amiens, but that It ha
Accounts of American movements the additional oblect of strsititn
published In England have Indicated inr the enemy's lines la this iahi .
that the most seasoned veterans of The attack was launched at 5
General Pershing's army, the men of I o'clock after an fnteaa hAmh.rrf.
the first expedition, are Included In ment of the defending position, ti
the units sent into ine Dame in i i-i enemy, ciniions were employed 1:
cardy. The message specified that the early hours of the flghtin c
American regulars were to Dear me i which waa exreedinelv ttte vah
brunt of the first entry of the cm- of Albert, the British elunr tenaci
taders fronj the new world Into the ously to their line, but Just to th
center of .the convulsion that Is shak- south th Germans Pivoted out fret.
Ing the old world to Its foundations. Albert and swung fhelr front west
ward from De man court until i-
reached the- railway on which th
defenders were making a gallant
Kngagrment llartl Foaght. I
Both these attacks trVar . anii
Uiose delivered below tbe gorami
yesterday appear to have been mtre-
"Future Will Show Full Meas- termed' tnlDJondf ps?MonK or-
renstve. when tbe Germans wli:
DD AUrCD'C llC ATU t midnlxht. at which hour they
J vii r4ai 'in u n f i r
WILL BE PROBED
The result of their work was manl
fets this morning when. In all sec
tions of the city, these suggestiv
reminders of the third liberty loan
were found at the front door of near
ly every home.
Many llltf Ken tore Promised.
Practically every automobije bonne
in tne city is planning to have a
number of fine vehicles In the pa
rade. Individual cars by the score
Unified Direction of
Steel Deliveries Planned
COLLINS VI LLK, III., April C
Formal investlgatiqn of "the death
of Itobert P. PraeKer, who. last night
was banged following charges of dis
loyalty, will notbe made, until next
Monday, when Boy A. Lowe, coroner
of Madison county, will hold an in
quest over the body. At that time I will likewle,b on hand
representatives of the state attorney)
general and the adjutant general
will bep resent, perpared to carry
forward any measures deemed neces
sary to apprehend those who partic
ipated In the hanging. Announce
ment to this effect cameHonlght af
ter Governor Lowden, " Attorney
t.o-oDeratlon iy the schools was
assured to the committeemen who
visited them and It is expcted that
a very creditable showing will be
made by the city's educational
The tentative outline of the for
mation of the parade, as arranged by
FOCH SAYS ALL
IS GOING VELL
ure of Our Success' Su
(Hit Th AoMnfd PtmiI
WITH TIIK FRENCH AHMV IN
FRANCK. April 6. General Foch.
the new commander-in-chief, In' we
eomtris: the Associated Press and otb
er war. correspondents tonight, said
be hosed ther would continue to
work for the Interests of the com
mon cause of the allies as they hith
erto had done. Pointing to a map.
General Koch said:
"Allies going- well. Ivk at the
small advances made by the Boche.
to call them by their real name, dur
Inr the 27th. 2th. and 30th; It Is
strike another great blow with vait
rorcea against. some portion of the
lone batll front.
The engagement south of the
Homme yesterday, which resulted in
the British being pushed bsek to
their defenses east of Vlllers-Breton-
aeut, was hard fought.
Allied Line Bombarded.
Karly yesterday morning the Ger
mans began a tremendous bombard
ment of tbe ail led lines south of the'
Homme and then moved forward the'
attack. The fighting continued!
throughout most of tbe day. the
main weight of the enemy thrust be-'
ing aralnst the French on th right
of the Ilritlnh. No less than four
teen German divisions were employ-
now the, 4th of April, and It l. tlr. n , drv tD
General Brundige and United States by the comlmttee yesterday, will be
District Attorney Knott at spring-las follows
field had Issued statements deploring-! 1
ly evident that the gr-at tidal wave
of the German armv has b-n broken
In the spirit, evidently because it
met an obstacle. Now they are
Rtalnst an embankment and -com
"The future will show the full
measure of our success. We are go
ing to try to do better and to get tbe
uiiper hand of the boche. I cannot
say what will happen, but all Is go-
General Foch then wished the cor
respondents success In their work. He
spoke -with cool confidence. Kvery
action, every glance roii rayed a
the act and asking that the guilty
parties be prosecuted.
Mavor J. II. Sigel of Colllnsvllle
declared be would launch no investi
gation on his own accord, but that
he stood ready to cooperate with
state and county officials.
In a statement Issued tonight he
asserted he had telegraphed today to
K.naln, fWArman rhilrmin rf 1 hm
HAMUMiii . April j.. i niuea penate jU(ijP!rry committee, urging
direction of all steel deliveries has
been decided on by the war Indus
tries board as a preventive of future
shortages In shipbuilding or, -any
otheii essential line of work. Repre
sentatives of the army and navy who
have been stationed at each mill
heretofore to speed tbe output of
orders for those branches of the war
work, "will be withdrawn and re
placed by a single representatives of
the war Industries board, who will
be governed by the requirements di
vision as to priorities and will see
that deliveries are made before there
Is any danger of any stoppage of
Immediate passage of the law Impos
ing a severe penalty on disloyalty.
It is his opinion, he says, that theh;
violence or last nigni was me result 13.
of neglect by tne reaerai govern
ment to furnish this penalty.
"We arrested a man charged with
disloyalty last Sunday." he declared,
but because of insufficient evidence
under the present law, we were un
able to hold him. The crowd last
night evidently believed that another
disloyalist was about to escape and
took tbe matter In their own hands.
This deplorable act merely emphasiz
es the necessity for a drastic law to
apply in such cases."
General-ln-Charge Bteiner and
staff, mayor of Salem. In auto
mobile. 2. Halem police.
.3. Salem band.
4. Home guards.
. Chemaw band.
7. Fraternal organisations.
. Cberrvbud Hand.
. Boy Scouts.
11. Public offices and business en
Citizens In foot.
The point of assembly and com
mitteeman In charge of the main
divisions of the parade will be as
Military and fraternal Marlon
and Church streets, in charge of W.
Schools Marlon and High streets.
In charge of E. C. Patton and O. L.
Public offices snd business enter-
and Montdldier. and three of these
were famona guard units, .naraelr.
the first guards division, command
ed by Prince Eltel Frtedrich. the
guards of Essatz, and the fourth
British YleM KllghUy.
The last named division was oppo
site tbe British on tbe south bank
of tbe Komme. Notwithstanding the
great advantage which the enemy
had In numbers, tbe Br;tlsh flung off
in succesafen heavy attacks and held
tbelr own. with the exception of tbe
sector east of Vlllers-Bretloneux.
Here they were forced back alight ly,
...... ... .
strong man fully t task. but.(UU reUlned th. town
and prepared to deal with It. I
IIALIjAH 1IOTP.L 'USKS.
DALLAS. Or.. April S
to The Statesman) The ta
lei which has been operated for the
oast two yeara byJUr. and Mrs. C. T.
Klmore closed this week when tbe
nroorletora rave un the place and
went to Portland where they will
conduct a restaurant.
A BOOK TODAY;
(Continued on pare 2)
Rlect as many as you can
spxe. for the soldiers and
sailors; rlace them on tbe front
steps to be collected during the
day. Boys of the Junior high
schools In automobiles will
start the ork of collecting at
9 o'clock this morning
If you should be overlooked
phone CCO. or.send your don
tlon direct to the Public library
(By Th Aciattd Prt)
In a battle which has lasted since
TK t t sVI W SkVtjt Mfkl.V at -v tv V 1 .till
If.1 continuing with utmost fury, the
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w. i tit mum u.w huiubi naaseti
divisions against the British' and
French lines from far north of Albert
to a short distance north of Montd
ldier. Probably there has not been
a more sanguinary battle ' fourht
since tbe beginning of the Teutonic
offensive. March 21, than this, -Which
at. for Its objective tbe driving of
a wedge between tbe British - and
French armies, the cutting cf tbe
Psrls-Amlens railroad south of
Aulcna aad tbe capture of that cily.
Mot Attacks Ktopped.
'But. In spite of the power of the
attack and- the desperation of the
fighting, tbe entente allied legloas
have -stood firm ovef the most of
their front. At only two polns have
they been forced to give ground, and
these seem, on the map. to be only
minor surceases when compared with
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