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Forces Advance Steadily In
Lower Rave Section
Many Prisoners Are Taken
Caution Used Because
Flanks Are Exposed and
Advance Awaits Progress
In Mountain Sectors-Only
Minor Operations Are Re
norted by French and
British On West Front
Rome, June 27. Italian forces made
further gains on the lower Flare, tak
ing six hundred prisoners, it was semi
officially announced today.
"At the Junction of the Piave
branches (near Sandona Bl Piave) we
crossed the river and took 100 prison
era", it was stated.
,"We enlarged the Caposile bridge
head, taking 600 prisoner.
"Elsewhere, we crossed the river and
raided enemy outposts."
With th.e Italian Annies in the Field,
Mime 2(1 Most of the fighting today
was confined, to the mountain sector
on both sides of the Breuta river.
I'lie Italians are improving their po
sitions there, for as long as the Aus
trian hold their present line in that
sector, an Italiau advance across the
Piave would leave their flank aud rear
communications exposed to the bulk of
tli;.' enemy's reserves in the upper Bren
tu mid upper Piave valleys.
It ib reported that Emperor Karl pre
sided at the final council of 'war and
dieided 'on th,3 ' Austrian withdrawal
across the Piave. 1
L'mdon, June 27. Successful minor
epilations and hostile cannonading in
iiauilqrs warcported by Field Marshal
"There was hostib artillery fire, in
ducing gas shelling, between Givenchy
mid Robecq and in the northeastern
puition of Nieppe forest," the state
"West of Vieux-Berquin, successful
miuor operations gained a strong enemy
.point and resulted in tks capture of
some prisoners and a number of ma
Artillery Is Active.
fnris, June 27. Fairly active "ar
tilery fighting" north of the Aisne and
tnree successful raids in the Vosges re
giuu, resulting in the capture of pris-
(Continued on page two)
APOLLO CLUB IN
- ANNUAL CONCERT
Initial Appearance Scored
Telling Success at Grand
Opera House Last Night
With enthusiastic encore for every
iiiinnher on the program and with an
ovation for the Portland singer, Lulu
Dahl Miller, the mnsk-al and music
loving people of Salem greeted the
members of the Apollo club in their
first semi-annual concert at the Grand
theater last evening. -
I'rom the singing of the salutatory
to the closing number' " America,"
when the entire audience joined with
the lub in singing the patriotic song,
there. ws in the audience a feeling of
good will, appreciation and encourage
ment for Salem's latest musical organ
ization. It was evidently the intention
of the musical people io express to
tho Apollo club that the organization
would have the support of the Salem
In the opening, chorus, "The Sword
of Ferrara," that fine swinging mili
tary song, the audience awoke to the
fa'.t that the men had been doing some
careful work under the able direction
f the honorary, conductor, John. W.
Todd. They responded to the baton ot
the conductor like veterans in the mus
ical world al the most enthusiastic
(Continued oa pag? two)
listed For Call
To Leave July 5
Corrected List of Those Noti-
c'x by Board to Report
1 for Army Service
15 0 ext call for entrainment for
mil r" service is for 43 men who are
ord ? to report at the court house in
SaU1', ; 8 o'clock on the evening of
t rie my o. At tnis Hour iiual in-
stru. i will be given the men and
at 1 i o'clock in the evening they
will i " on the Southern Pacific for
Camp McDowell, California.
The following men have been ordered
to report and are practically now in
the service or the United States. From
this list 43 men will be selected.
800 Nick Stangarone
1288 Claud Byron Ames
James Mitchell Ingram
Manley J. Stone
Henry Martin Shavelaad
Alfred W. Oliver
Claus William Bruckman
Marion Francis Nieolson
Arthur George Stemsuom
Wayne McVeagh Price
Robert William Maulden
Lawrence Leo Short
Lawrence H. Henningson
George Roseer Taylor
Albert Charles Vester
Harold Lambourn Purbrick
Harvey Dewey Brown
1385 Edward A. Bailey
1413 "Frederick Muller -
Theodore Henfy Naderman
Otto Herman Timm
Carl Otto Winzer
Thomas M. Currcy
John Hargreaves Carson
John Ben Hcuberger
Okliff Herman Harvey
Lake Winfried Price
Everil Maxwell Page
Charles Baymond Hursh
James Sripps .
Bud Levernc Dryden
Albert Matthews Frank .
Fred William Lang
John Wendfield Bobinson
Grant G. Raso
Clyde A. Kelley
Edwin Everett Loftiss
Theodore Oscar Tuve
Pitt Adrian Kromwall
Albin Christian Johnson
Silvestor W. Wourms
DISPLACED BY THE
Y BILL TODSY
Bitter Wrangle Is Finally End
ed by Decision of.
Washington, June 27. By a practic
ally unanimous vote today the senate
took up the woman suffrage amend
ment to the constitution, after having
temporarily blocked it. - - .
Senator Poindextor, continuing a
statement which Senator Lodge had in
terrupted by a demand for the regular
order of busintss, declared suffrage
for woman is now accepted by even the
most hardheaded men as "wise and
Senator Reed, Missouri, an oppo
nent of suffrage, began a filibuster in
the senate against a vote on the suf
frage resolution. Beed announced he
was prepared to talk indefinitely on a
motion of Senator Jones, New Mexico,
to sidetrack the army bill for further
consideration of suffrage.
At 2 p. m. the suffrage .resolution
was automatically displaced by the $12,
000,000,000 army bill, the unfinished
business of the senate. But for some
time debate continued unchecked on
suffrage until Senator Chamberlain,
in charge of the army bill, and a
friend of suffrage, demanded the army
measure be taken up and suffrage laid
Going to Italy
Washington, June 27- -Gen-
oral Pershing has selected a reg
iment now in Prance' for serv- If
ice in Italy. . . -
This force will be all "for
the moment," Srcretary - of
War Baker Announced. This
does not preclude the sending
4c of further troops, however.
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Jf inn - yri-iaciib. n uu.a - uh f. .
If KikAm trftlninv in VrnMi will 4c '
be replaced by one from the 4s
United States. ,
Oddest Hero Chicago Ever
Produced Tells His Story
GERMANS THOUGHT THEY
Lennart Refused Any Help
lntscortwg His Prisoners
AMERICANS DROP BOMBS
By Frank J. Taylor
(United Press staff correspondent)
With the American Armies in France
June 26. (Nteht) An
uombing squadron blew up the railroad
station and yards at Conflans (20
mils east of Verdun) this morning
and returned safely.
Major Harold E. Hartley
toon, Kansas, became an aos last night
wubh no orougnt down a German
piano. He had brought down four while
saving wita the Royal flying corps.
By Lowell Mollett -
(United Press staff correspondent)
With the AmriCATlB nn Ihn Kfurna
Juno 26. (Night) -Frank I. Lennart!
the oddest hero Chicago ever produced
told .the United Press -.today , how he
s xorcea io capture 83 Ucrmans in
the midst of Tuesday night's fierce
battle at Belleau wood. Hi hn.il int nr.
rived with his prisoners, breathless
w ivn pnue.
"l'ou see. I ant caiwrlit hnt.wtxni h
lines' h? said. "I discovered a ma
chine gun starin? (rtrnifflvt ot nm anil
dived into a shell, hole. i.
"The gunner did not shoot, so i
slowly raised my head, and there stood
uie guuntv wiui nis nanus up. We mo
tioned for me to ome up and took me
to the captain, who conveyed me to his
itugout.He have me something to drink
and some cmurcttpx and miiprl if hA
nasn o surrounaeu. i assured hiui Jio-J
"He said, 'wiait a minute' you
know 1 versto .the German and went
out. When he returned he said tho
others wanted to . surrender . .before
they were killed and asked me to take
them to the American Hue
'We started off with all hands, in
cluding mine, held up. We got lost in
the woods and it tock a long time to
tind an American sentry. Then some
more- Americans came up and they
wanted to escort my prisoners to
'1 said: 'Nothing doing. They're
mine'. 'Ihey let me have 'cm, and 1
brought 'ein here." .
By Lowell Mel'ett
(United Press staff correspondent)
With t.h AmerifLnn nn t.lip f.Tnn.
.Tuna 97 n m. llrim wn. Clonion.
ceau today personally congratulated
the Aniftrirfln mitt, wliieli futntmprl t.h'
f lerman rush toward Paris, He. arrive!
(Continued on page two
HIT JUNKER HARD
He Declared That Ludendorff
Should Be Made to Answer
. for Failure in War
Washington, June 27. German dip
lomats are now blaming their militar
ists for prolonging the war.
Sensational excerpts from Foreign
Minister Von Kuehlmann's address to
the reichstag Tuesday explaining his
remarks of Monday show that he liter
ally struck the junkvers between the
eyes. He declared that Ludendorff
should be made to answer for lsck of
German success in the war, not the
uerman chancellor. He scored Von Ca
pelle for saying the U-boats would keep
American soldiers from France "and
there are 700,000 of these troops now
He derided those militarists who said
America wouldn't enter the war, and
said German domination of Esthonia
and Livonia "pompously called liber
ation of smaller peoples," is "deplor
able and hopeless." ' .
But neither the kaiser nor the militar
ists can have realized the profound sig-
(Ooutiautd on page two)
"191 6 CLASS" ASSIGNED
TO ORDER Or SERVICE,
OfflCIAL DRAWING TODAY
Twelve Hundred, Names of
New Registrant Drawn In
. Two Hours-
Washington, June 27.j-Drawiug of
draft numbers for America's "class
of 1918" was completed in two hours
today, when 1200 numbered pellets
were drawn from a bowl ia the senate
office buildin?, giving every man who
has become' 21 since the first registra
tion his p!ace in the selective service-
The first number drawn, from the
bowl was 246 and the lsst was 225.
Second number 1 168. 'Third number
818. Fourth nuiubi'r 1091. 'Fifth num
ber 479. Sixth 469. Seventh 492. Eighth
154. Ninth 529 Tenth 35.V
Eleventh 5R0 740, 10, 5St9, 29, 210,
445, 305,259. TWen'ieth 1007, 1153, 410,
298, 361. Seventeen, 328, 370, 74, 961.
Thirtieth 836, 618, 1H6, -9R9, 1001, 322,
1105. 145, 737, 664. Fortieth 470, 482,
777, 1154, 1194, 988, 207, 617, 767, 692.
Fiftieth 1117, 1078, 652, 1196, 817,
1071, 877, 447. 1012." 712. Sixtieth 555,
1174, 1111, 226, 57, 885, 76, 1115, 330,
507. Seventieth 1164, 268, 78, 122, 785.
1160, 668, 928; 279, 557. Eightieth SIR,
1200, 87, 742, 252, 209, 1025, 177, 923,
747- Ninetieth 199, 269, 4, 753, 778,
306, 320, 822, 239, 859. Hundredth 130.
500, 229, 1010, 851, 1093i 1133, 397,
465. 1126, Hundred and 'tenth 1181,
809, 319. 70, 1069, 575, 108, 810, 357,
860. hundred and twentieth 414, 5(9,
589, 1125, 406, 792. 1107, 719, 820, 308,
hundred thirtieth 302, 40J, 1120, 2X,
1089, 881, 9, 1147, 454 151, hundred
fortirtfh 691, 937, 787, 1067, 807, 867,
793, 800, 90, 294, hundred fiftieth 522,
65, 752, 1169, 41i; 519, 125, 1035, 365,
825. hundred sixtieth 921, 829,
1190. 45 . 72 , 570. 135, 1029, 275, hund
red seventieth 304, 212 396, 906, 61,
596, 234, fll, 743, 405,' hundred eighti
eth 1162, 51, 348, 244, 63.1198. 231, 703
613, 1173. luindrei! ninetieth 335, 41,
974, 875, 317, 1051, 446,' 74, ,34, 902,
two hundredth 833, 367, 637, 32, 66, 16,
299, 203, 218, 1112, two hundred tenth
718.548. 31.VP84; 574f W.' 1090, ll,
153, 82, two hundred twentieth 530, 993,
1167. 427, 238, 147, 022, 762,. K0. 801,
two hundred thirtieth 1048, 419, 55,
33. 56. 362. 88$. 535; 639, 1042. two
hundred fortieth 102, 814, 429, 816,
688, 4S 549 206, 13,: 254, two hundred
fiftieth 477. 333, 3, 1104, 342, 321, 64,
BUSINESS MAN SHOT :
BY ESTRANGED WIFE
Swell Fairmount Hotel, San
Francisco, Scene of
San Francisco, June 27. Mrs. Alice
Cords, charged with shooting and ser
iously wounding her husband, Robert
Cords, in their Fairmount hotel apart
ment last night, was today released on
Unless Cards dies, it is believed
thre will be no prosecution. . Cords,
It was said, will refuse to press charg
es. San Francisco, June 27.-rWith four
bullet wounds in his body, Robert Cords,
prominent local business man, was in a
critical condition at the St. Francis hos-
(Continuert on paze three)
2 :fcV 1
NEWEST UNITED STATES WAR
DECORATIOX THE DISTINGUISH
ED SJCBYICE CROH3.
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:.0 - ! 7 if
1 L- 1
924, 168, 567, two hundred sixtieth
372, 19S, 442, 137, 543, 776, 626, 297,
1118, 267, two hundred seventieth 694,
193, 155. 999, 543, 823, 1152, 216, 240,
992, 2S0tb 1146, 1083, 158,-985, 864,
865. 518. 1128, 638, 270, 290th 11, 1130,
8S0, 552, 927, 69, 241, 464, 385, 1084,
three hundredth 768, 35, 644, 113, 630,
976, 655, 676, 513, 869, 310th 134, 1183,
398, 62, 1014. 1188, 303, 337, 895, 666,
320th 964, 1163, 709, 843, 72S, 1122, 18,
1107, 819, 143, 330th 462, 440, 223,
1086. 620, 521, 200, 1049, 404, 54,
340th 761, 594, 1032, 697, 660, 603, 501,
(Continued on page three)
Leader Gives Up Party
New York, Juno 27. Allan T. Ben
son, writer, socialist candidate for pre
sident in 1916, has withdrawn from the
i socialist party, ho announced today.
! Ho charges that tho party has passed
into tho control of foreign born leaders
who are devoid of Americanism and of
"an anarchistic, syndicalistic minor
ity," Benson said that the leaders he
refers to were not pro-German but .were
incapable, by reason of their birth, of
seeing the difference betwen a covet
ous and imperialistic nation like Ger
many, fighting for conquest, and a na
tion like the United States, fighting for
the principles of freedom.
Explosion In Tunnel
Kills Two at Berkeley
Berkeley, Cal., June 27, Five men
were killed instantly and a sixth was
in a Berkeley hospital today seriously
injured as a result of a gas explosion in
I the Surucfl street tunnol late vestcrdav.
Au electric spark Ignited gas in the
tunnel, which was under construction.
The men were working 1500 t'ot from
.the mouth of the tunnel.
Members of the Berkeley fife depart
ment conducted efforts at rescuing tho
entombed men, bringing out the dead
bodiis of Nels Person, Frank Lesurc,
Otto Oreen, William Boll and Charles
I Johnson. A ''Henry was seriously injur
'cd. PEOPLE OF PARIS
Pay Little Attention to Shells
from Long Range Gun
As They Explode
New York, June 27. ''People living
in London aud Paris do not realize the
strain they are under," said Mrs.
Bertha K. Mellctt, writer and wife of
Lowell Mellctt, United Press war cor
respondent, who arrived last night
from Paris. "Two days before I left
Paris a shell from the German long
range gun fell a couple of hundred
yards in front of me. Not having a
Gallic temperament I ran away from
and not i'.to the smoke and fumes, and
took refuge In a shop. Not a single
sales woman under the frail Inss roof
of tho establishment seemed disturbed
by the catcstropheo in the street. They
went on matching samples and measur
ing materials as calmly as though the
systematic boche could not be relied
on to forward another momento of him
self in fifteen minutes.
, "Six shells fell between noon and
half past one that day and except for
a mounting curiosity and his racial
ambition to be able to tell of being
within twenty yards of a bursting shell'
and coming away unscathed the
Frenchmen evinced no emotion.
''The big gun and the Cothas have
not made panic in Paris. Much less
have the Gothas weakened the London
er's genijs for 'carrying on.' But after
the waV, when all the new evolved
faculties of resistance against shock
which have come like supplementary
senses to the people that need them,
are left without purpose or function,
thre may be a general uneasiness such
a I felt during my first night in New
York. We may hear as much of peace
shock then as we hear of shell shock
"The absence of war conditions
comes to be the abnormal state of af
fairs to the person who has spent a
year or more under the Gothas. To
land last night and find not only un
dimmed street lamps, but unshuttered
windows, and moreover to see the un
loved moon in the sky and then to ex
perience not so much as raid warn
ing, amounted to a shock to my nerv
ous system. I understand now the
plight f the war correspondent I
know who is kept awake by the
crickets and nightingales at the chateau
where ie lives and has to get up to tlif i
front where the guns boom to get a
night' rest now and then."
In Daily Report or
Twenty-Nine Killed In Action
and Six Die As Result
Washington, June 87. Eighty cas
ualties were reported to the war depart
ment today by General Pershing, di
vided as follows: twenty-nine killed
in action; six dead from wounds; two
dead from disease; two dead from air
plane accident; four from accidents and
other causes', thirty-on.? wounded se
verely; four wounded, degree undeter
mined; two missing in action.
Killed in action:
Lieutenant E. A. Crioux, Boston,
Sergeant E. D. Allen, Nedexter, Me.
H. Gallamore, Jelico Creek, N. Y."
H, McElhiney, Skewhegan, Maine.
A. J. Pohlmann, Covington, Ky.
Corporals G. E. Friday, Detroit, Mich,
F. Kearas, Plattsburg, N. Y.
Buglers B. M. Lutcr, Martin, Tenn.
J Mayuiers, Gary, Ind.
Privates W. L. Allen, Plainview,
C. L. Brigg, Houlton, Maine. .
8. L. Buck, Strong, Maine.
J. S. Cusaek, Melrose Park, 111.
J. N. Guyette, Penacock, N. X.
W, Hodgson, Saugus, Mass.
E. W. Julian, Hamilton, Ohio.
M. H. Marshall, Brunswick, N. J.
A. Nicholson, Lanentre, Wash.
' G. L. Pelkey, Newport, Vt.
P. M. Plier'Clanton, Ala,
E. Hidges, Salt Lake City, Utah,
A. E. Shaw, Franklin, N. H. :
Li Smith, luka, Miss.
G. Tack, Detroit, Mich.
T, G. Urin, Iron Mountain, Mich.
J. Waligurski, Detroit, Mich.
B. L. Walker, Patten, Maine..
N. Webber, Madison, Ind.
W. F. Weeks, Brooklyn, N. Y.
DLsd from wounds:
Lieutenant D. J. Kearny, Yonkors, N,
Sergeant E. A. Herter, New York.
Privates J, T. Farmer, Yonkers, N.
A. Garber, Nar York.
W. James, Spring,.'ioil, III. "
O. Turkofski, Waukesha, Wis.
Died of disease:
Sergeant E. Bull, Fair Hnven, Vt.'
Private T. J. Provence, Clinton, Ind.
Died of airplane accident:
Lieutenant W. F. Chamberlain, Ar
eata, Cal. i
Sergeant' J- E. O'Flnherty, N. Y.
Died from accidents and other causesj
Major O. E. Hilgard, Belleville, 111.
Privates J. Brown, Columbia, 8. C.
N. Chase, Hannibal, Mo.
. L. Kocheford, Woonsocket, B. I.
The wounded severely included:
Lieutenants R. R, Cooper, Stoncham
Privates J. H. Green, Alderdale, Wash
F. Kerner, Burke, B. D.
G. Newton, Taft, Cal.
' H. T. Olson, 3328 East Harteon ave
nue, Spokaite, Wash.
Wounded, degreo undetermined:
Corporal O. Gaylord, Fort Madison
Privates F. Baker, Jewell, Iowa.
P. T. Groves, Des Moines, Iowa.
J. II. Stacy, Fteinont, Neb.
Missing in action:
Privates W. R. Davis, Ekalaka, Mont
E. C. Hocha, 1220 S. Wall street, Los
Previously reported niisidng, now re
turned to duty:
Private E. C. Cornmk, Chicago.
Previously reported missing, now re
ported killed In action:
rri.vate J. Taineka, Ouk Park, 111.
OF SALEM GUARDS
Will Be Held Tomorrow Even
ing at Seventeenth and
Major Hall has issued orders for the
Sulcm companies to assemble at the ar
mory twxt Friday evening at 7:45 for
battalion drill to be held at 17th and
Market streets. The placo of drill was
previously stated to be at the baseball
grounds at the end of State stteet, but
these grounds were found to - he too
small, and Mr. Clifford Brown has do
nated the use of his clover field at
17th and Market stroets. It is tho de
sire of Major Hall to have as many
men to attend this drill-as possible, as
u will be a very interesting one and
large crowd of spectators will be pre
sent to watch the work of the Salem
companies. There will be Something of
interest for all: members and all those
failing to attend will miss very valuable
BURY 14,060 DEAD .
London, June 27. Italian astivity
continues on the whole front, it was
learned authoritatively today. General
Diaz is consolidating bis positions and
re-grouping his forces.
The Italians buried 14,000 Auatrians
in two salients on the west bank of
TO HAVE RUSSIA
BACK Willi ALLIES
Tells Friends There Are
Definite Indications of Bet
ter Things In Future i
BOLSHEVLXI YOKE WILL
SOON BE THROWN OFF
Dramatic Appearance of Rus
sian Leader Cause of Varied
By Ed L. Keen
(United Press Staff Correspondent1)
London, June 27. Alexander Kflren- '
sky, Russia's "man of destiny" told
friends today there are definite indica
tions that order' will speedily be re-established
in Russia with the aid of
the allies and America, resulting in the
creation of an "east front" again.
He said it is positive that Russia- is
ready to join the allies, as soon as tho
yoke of bolshevisin is thrown off.
The dramatic and unexpected appear
ance of Alexandor Karensky at the la
bor party conference yesterday- raised
many questions concerning his future;
actions and Ms connection with the al
lied policy toward Russia, which may
lk explained in his speech befiye the
conference today. '
"I bear witnea that the Russian peo
ple will never recognize the Brost- Ll
tovsk peace treaty, which aims at th
annihilation of Russia," Kerensky de
clared in his address before the confer
ence. - i J .f '
I consider tlia bolsheviki as Ger
man pawns, Russia has lost practically
all the freedom she won through th
revolution. She has gone baik io the
The Mail says the government did not
invite Kerensky to England, bnt that
he. asked the right of asylum as a pri
However," continues the Mall, "it
is wondered whether Kerensky brought '
an invitation for 'allied intervention
from the Russian moderate socialists."
It is reliubly reported that Koronsky
favors intervention by all tho allies-
even though one country furnishes most
of the troops under the slogan "Fight
ing Germany ", while not interfering
with Russia's internal affairs.
Kerensky is said to believe that al
lied intervention will unite tho present
warring factions opposed to ths bolsha-
viki nnd is reported to have intimated
that Russian military assistance is pos
sible, if it was used only in a defensive
Washington, Juiw 27. The
senate agricultural committee to
day agreed on . (,olilfc!tlon
amendment offered by Senator
Norris as a substitute for the
Jones bone dry amendment.
It provides that the manufac
ture of beer shall cease three
months after tha act becomes
infective and that the sale of
whiskey and the manufacture of
wines shnll stop June 30, 1919.
The vote w;as eight to three, in
favor of tlio amendment, which
will probably be reported to the
Been nto of his dread of the danger
zone, it would take a mighty long range
gun to get the crown prince.
Abe Martin t
"I don't mind carryin' th' baby, but
it mak.?s me sore t ' have my wife walk
ahead," said Lafe Bud t'day. Th'
trouble with bein' a good feller is that
you don't have any time t' yourself, .