Condon globe. (Condon, Gilliam Co., Or.) 189?-1919, May 28, 1918, Annual Race Meet Edition, Image 1

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Number 2
Monday, May 28, 1918
Sc ob lie Street
As -
nemy Pays for Ground Gained; Allied Reserves Are
in Position; Uritish Are Stubbornly Holding
landon. May 23. By using
very superior forces the Germans
are making a little advance in
the drive starts! yesterday morn
ing. They are still pressing
their offensives on two fronts
theAisne and n Flanders. After
forcing their way. at great cost,
across the Aisne it various points
between Vailly and i lorry boe last
night, the enemy wits attacking
furiously alongthe entire Aisne
front this morning.
The French war office declared
this- morning thai the British
and French forces are greatly
outnumbered on this front but
reported that the reserves are
arriving rapidly behind the Aisne
On the Flanders front the fight
ing today centered east of Dick
enbusch Lake where the Frem h
repulsed the Germans yesterday.
Next Wednesday, June 5, has
been officially designated as Reg
istration Day for all who have
attained the age of 21 years since
the draft registration a year ago.
On that day every 21 year old"
man in Gilliam county must ap
pear at the Sheriff's office in
Condon and register for military
service. The office will be open
from 7 A. M. to 9 P. M. that day
and all must register or suffer
the penalty and ignorance of the
fact that June 5 is the day and
the Sheriff's office the place will
not be accepted as an excuse.
The registration will be in charge
of the local board. James
Q'Rourke has registered already,
the first man under the pew list.
Mrs. F. L. Miller of Eugene, a
sister of J. A. McMorris, is visit
ing here. Her daughter, Mrs.
G. E. Howe, of Clark9ton, Wash
ington is also visiting here.
Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Cottmire
will leave next week in their car
for a tour through California.
Haig says: "The enemy ex
erted continuous pressure against j
the British on Aisne front
throughout yesterday and severe
fighting still is continuing. On
our right the Twenty first Divi
sion. maintaining contact with
the French, held its battle posi
tion all dav. On the center and
left, the Eighth, Fifteenth and
Twenty-fifth Divisions, in de
termined resistance, sustained
the second line until a late hour."
The French report says: "The
Franco British forces are facing
very superior forces but are
drawing back progressively and
making the enemy pay dearly
for every foot of ground gained.
The battle is still going on fur
iously around Lovesla on the
Aisne sector behind which the
reserves are continually arriv
ing." '
United PtM
Washington, May 28. It was
learned here this afternoon that
CrowdeV plans to call many more
men to service immediately fol
lowing the registration next
Olin V. Reser and Miss Mary
Greiner were united in marriage
this morning at the Catholic
church. The ceremony, perform
ed by Father Wand, was wit
nessed by a large number of
home people, probably 100 being
present The bride is a daughter
of Mr. and ' Mrs. A. Greiner,
early settlers of this county, and
the bridegroom is a fine industri
ous young man who is engaged
in far'niing, renting the -Harder
ranch. Mr. and Mrs. Respr left
on the train this morning for a
short honeymoon.
Gilliam county holds the record
for having the smallest Jiat of
delinquent taxes in the state and
paid less for having the list pub
lished than any other county.
UotUd Prwa
At the British Front, May 23.
British and French troops are
counter attacking southwest of
Ypres and furious fighting is still
under way. When this report
was cabled the Franco-British
troops had already retaken prac
tically all of the ground won at
heavy cost by the Germans ya
Fire, fanned by a high wind,
wiped out a part of Heppner yes
terday. It is almost impossible to
get any accurate information of
the disaster but it was reported
from Arlington this morning
that fifteen buildings bad gone
up in smoke. -These included' a
garage, Miner'a store, livery
barn, opera house, phone office
and a number of residences. -
The meeting of the farm la
borers which was held , in the
courthousw Saturday night was
one of the best meetings of the
kind ever-held in Gilliam county
and representatives from all
parts of the county were present.
The workers showed a real inter
est in the matter and showed a
willingness to get together with
the farmers and co operate in the
matter of wages as one means of
winning the war. It was decid
ed to send a committee to Pendle
ton to attend the farmers' meet
ing there next month and repre
sent the laborer? of this county.
The committee was selected 'as
follows: George Hardie. chair
man; Lee Shelman and J. J.
Mrs. C. H. Wilson and daugh
ter, Vivian, left this morning for
Elma, Iowa.
The Home Guard at Fossil will
observe Memorial Day in fitting
Style. T. A. Weinke ot this city
will deliver the patriotic address.
The races start tomorrow.
(JoiUd PrM
Washington, May 28. A cable
just received from Gen. Pershing
states that American troops bava
occupied German trenches in the
Picardy sector after inflicting
heavy losses on the ei.emy. This
followed an attempt of the Ger-.
mans to enter the American fines
at which time they were com
pletely expelled. Although Amer
icans are there in sufficient num
bers to constitute a formidable
reserve it is believed they are
being held back until the crisis
becomes more acute.
Word comes from Portland that
R E.Summers is recovering from
his recent operation and has re
turned to his home from the hos
pital. . - . ,
Writtc br Of Home CocuervMiaa Committer
Due to the fact that it requires seven
shiploads of food stuff each day to feed ,
our army In France and. bearing; in
mind that this cannot be furnished un
fess half our population abstain from
using wheat flour until after harvest.
it is the patriotic duty of every house
wife to use substitutes until that time.
During the last German offensive,
France was obliged to put her men .on
half rations. This should appall us.
We do not want our boys to be forced
to such measures and the only way to
prevent is for ua to 'spread the truth
and all of us join tha forces of conser
vation. Tested recipes have been sent
to everv community and as the number
of leaflets is limited it is strong-ly urged
that every housewife cut out these re
cipes from the paper una" use them.
Bakeriesas a Deccei-aity, Tnust use a
precentage of white flo'ir, for raised
oread loses iU consistency and delicacy
without it, and bakeries taust esist for
he succor of congested districts where
bread cannot be made at home. So
housewives, who can do so, should make
usof'h'oVTbread' aniT no"t)ung else 'for
the next five months. The following
recipes has been tested by , tie committee
and is splendid.
Cornmeal and Barley Bread
1 eup cornmeal, 5 tablespoons sugar
(or sirup), I cup barley flour, 6 tea
spoons baking powder, 1 cup milk. li
egg. 1 teaspoon salt, 2 UbltspooM
shortening. Sift dry ingredients in- 6 "
to a bowl; add milk, beaten egg and 3
melted shortening. Stir well. Put
into greased pan, allow to stand in
warm' place 20 to 25 minutes, and
bake in a moderate oven 40 to 45