Daily capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1903-1919, August 19, 1918, Image 1

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e front Ana ton-
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sect the Picardy And Aisne-Yesle Battle fronts- Allied
froops New Drive Threatens German Positions East Of
lie foe-tans 'fight Desperately To Escape From
Probably Those From 19-38
Inclusive Will Be Called
Is Entering Wedge That MayjThey Are Without Food Or pros,ram Arranged to Make
Form Another Danger
ous Pocket for Him.
By J. W. T. Maori,
- (Cnitcd Press War Expert.)
New York, Aug. 19. The essential
instability of the cGiman front iu the
Munitions And Are Ap
pealing For Aid.
Bv John DeGandt
. A (United Press Staff Correspondent) .
Paris, Aug. 19. The French are in the suburbs of
e. The British are carrying out a flanking movement
farthof town. ' V. .
Extraordinary artillery fighting is under way in the
We Roye sector. The Germans, m a desperate eflort
o hold the town, are pounne mlresh-divisions wmcn
ave been withdrawn from other parts of the front with-'
iithe past 24 hours. ;;: -
The attack between the Oise and the Aisne, started
esterday evening has resulted in -re-occupation of thirty
square kilometers of territory. The French are in pos
ws of important heights West of Nampcel, and are
aiming it envelopment of Ourscamps (Between Ribe-
ourt and Carlepont) with resultant control' of all the
dads leading northward to Noyoh.
In the last 24 hours the allies have taken more than
'! prisoners.
Visit a Memorable
Washington, Avg. 1. With the Si
berian winter approaching, entente gov
ernments are striving to rush aid to the
stranded ('-echo-Slovaks and get them
jwest is again demonstrated by Martial! in shape to withstand the hardships
iuch s sudden thrust between the Las-j aiu,ad.
signy ana twiwons oaine iron., mis T, f who bnve Wvn ,,,aking a
is on.i of the most lnifioitant sectors to 1 . . .
. t. ' ... vigorous stand in the heart or Kuvtvi me
is resolve upon preserving his present between the Volga and Lake Baikal, are
position V Picardy ano! along the Vesle.j practically without food, clothing and
Meanwhile, Marshal Foch's easily ac- munitions ami are franticnliv appealing
donbnrg cannot count on holding any i . ... in vtc
nener. is lA-utg u. iu. l,c vn.
eulty of organizing the economic mission
which America is planning to send.
Realizing that the winter ahead in Rus
sia'will brill!.' hardships few busjnes':
era! Gallieno's taxi cab army left Tar
is to turn the Hun back.
An unusual reunion was that of A. B.
("amp of Lents, Or., with his brother
T. P. ( amp of Stoughton, Wis. ; They
met by pre-arrsugement in front ef the
Liberty Temple-
"1 hadn't seen T. P. for 55 years,"
said A. B., "but 1 knew him right
awav for he always was smaller ttisa
Portland, Or., Aug- IS). America's
most famous reunion, the national 0. I
A. R. encampment, was in full swing '
here today lor its o-'d time. Hut it all ,.,',. Tanner re.rist.er of
U'".' I.:n .1... rv:.,.:., f rV,l.,,i. n
wins lur ur Gianni v w.ui..-.-.
A red plush chair was the throne of
the expected delegates arrive,
5000 members of the army of (51-03 will
... tin. n-na ami i i '-i.t 1..,..-
lllg.f Hlltl ill , m. v -l Mini, in invi, nil.?
entereil strategically well into the grip
of the allies relentless initiative.
The new advance nuide by the r':-enc.h
is highly Clangorous for Von HUideubuig
toi Ai'. 19. (Xoon) The "Between the Oio and Aisne, the
K it i now drive between the , French rectified their front on a width
fMil the Aisap yesterday advanced !ot. fltt(,p" kilometers (nine and a third
n Quarter on fr,,r of mlH9' el'M.n a f0"" S".tU .r
N than nine miles, establishina i'T1. "VW. advancing two k
connection between the of. , umi'lm a n"10 aU(1 a I"-)1"?
H Ai.ll.rL, . I! . . , occupied the table land west of Namp-
-...... . r Ir0nis, .,, .., lV, o, i..i. i
il l, iitti la-ii Lin- niiuMiriii iiiiiiiii u
the ravine of Audignieourt flnil took
Neuvron-Vingro. They captured 100
Washington, Aug. 19. Men of .13 w.tt
not be taken fnto the army until it is
absuluie ly necessary, Seeretai ,v . oi., Var
1 Baker told the luSe military affairs
U'limmittee today, in ojte'iiiutf lienrings ou
jthe-iiew man power bill, making draft
age IS to 45. j
Baker, and later Oliief of Staff March
emphasized-that ev'en though nion of IS
were taken last that the- would begin
calling them into the army by next
spring and that probably the whole new
cinsh one would be exhausted by next
June. - ,. -j
Baker aho said that the elassifica
tion would be an exceedingly long pro
cess and that it might be necessary to
take wnie men "of 18- before the men
above 32 were fully classified. For this
reason, be said, he opiMised any provi
sion in the, newunan power. bill that
would -Be loo lireiusuc io gin- me
department that power,
"Geuerak C'rowder is now preparing
regulation looking to two . classifica
tions," Baker said. "One includes men
from 19 to 36 inclusive, and these men
will be called first. The other includes
men above 30. I have planned to have
men of 13 in a separate classification
and to defer calling them until it is ab
solutely necessary."
Senator Gore, Oklahoma, tday intro
duced an amendment to the man power
Mil iiiteueded to defer the drafting of
men under 21, as long as possible, it
provides that no man under that age
because it marks the beginning of a! men who could undertake b work de
wedge which threateu to make a newjmanded, mi wiUir.a to leave this count-
pocket in Picardy and at the same tiinelry. Continued disorder nnd demoralized
uv-mtn t..n. mil.. in. JM.it-H, f Si.vi .ui. it Q '
cm tup of the o'd MfcT'o pocket. Von
liiudeuburg must desperately resist the
Continuance of this maneuver or admit
his intention to retire slill i'uitiior to
ward Belgium and Germany. If he de
cides on resistance, more troops must be
fouud tot . first line operations, -which
mean, a farther depletion of Germany's
sadly wilted reserves. '
; Marshal. Foeti has , Ynn Hindenburg
baekiiii '' -fiit'o an increasingly boneless
j position. It i0 impossible for Von Hin
denburg u retain possession of his pre
sent trench tnilage, while Marshal Foch
continues b's incessant local drives and
at the same time accumulate reserves to
serve against America's forthcoming
major offensive. ; Marshal Foch, i3 con
stantly seeking to harass Ve:; Hinden
burg at new points so that the maximum
number of German 'troops possible shall
be kept in the front lines and away from
the reserve. By this means Von Hin
denburir wi'l.cvcatuaJU- be forced back
conditions in Russia are added reasons
fro their refusal to go,
Meanwhile the position of the allies
in Murmansk and Archangel becomes
firmer. American traups were cheered
as thev landed at Vladivostok. Allie
troops there greeted them as they dock
ed. Autibelslievilvi gave demoirsua
i tions, of approval as the latest reinior
cements arrived.
The bolsheviki am fast losine their
hold on the interior of Siberia. Forma
tion of a Siberian government at Omsk
which is avowedly pro-ally, will soon
rallv the teuple to the danger of Ger
many. A Siberian peoplcg army his
been organized nnd has joined the
Czecho slovaks i,i the capture of Irkut
Connection of the three centers of al
lied activity at Vladivostok, Irkutsk
nnd Murmansk is now being iitten.pteil
The trans-Siberian railroad from Ivkut-
sh into Amur r, ion is closed to the al
Oregon mist" which greeted
the vanguard of the army had cleared
held court in a hotel lobby. Corporal
Tanner has a lot of friends for this is
his 43d encampment and he is one of
the most famous figures remaining in
today and a forecast of fair weather , foH the story of
the doctor who prescribed a hot loot
bath to cure Tanner's cold. It ended
with the climax: ,
"I'll be dashed if I do, I told him.
'I'll not run the risk of warping my
onlv pair.' " Tanner lost both feet in
a slight military mishap some 50 years
promised a pleasant week
Although innumerable personal re
unions and civinvar gossip wilt con
tinue as alwavs to be the feature of
the gathering, the boys in blue will not
miss the opportunity to see the north
west's war work and scenery. They will
be taken through the cut-up plant at
Vancouver, Wash., where nearly a mil-
I,. .. T,,l.,i,r Vahm nf thn nilth
Horn feet of spruce number is being llBnd'illv4lded the northern capital las
daily for our birdmen iu
year, encamping at Washington, so th
....tHnn imiiiTnf nd mflv invnno mo
The shipbuilding plants have arranz- i th noxt ; t0 Now Orleans,
ed.a program of launehings so that the An lnvijtt'tion eomins from New Or
soldiers will have the gratification of , declared "There could b no
cheering some of tho I -boat beaters as I flout of tho whole hearted welcome
they glide down the ways. which the whole south would extend to
The army will ge up the Columbia jtho i,ovg who finally triumphed at Ap
highvvay in automobiles, much as Gen- patnatox.''
announced to-
IV FMtn.li . .. ..
,,u "i UUII'V
Tlie advan.-e as made liotwceu Car
t (four miles oast of Ribecourt)
i rontetiDv (five mics wcstl nf si.,;v.
f"1 wlli(,i marked the western ex
f;'T Df the Manic counter offens-
liei and the road from Ohsk to Moscow
f.i-.nisT. kIii-ii the fiiiuT'defllsinn is mhd.l i vot to le oucn?. When . ' '.se two
the German reserees must be built up or links are in possession of anti-bolshcviki
the war will be lost to the kaiser bv de- ki forces ,an unbroken line or commune
fault. Von Hindenburg is already be- catio i will lie lit operation over wtne:i
ginning to feel that Marshal Foch is! food, guns and other necessities will be
playing with him like a cat with a
German; Occupy Smolensk.
rushed. Rapid restornion of order will
follow this step, oiticialM believe
Zurich, Aug. 19. A bomb was thrown
Zurich, Aug. 12. A German' force is ( at the chief of the German secret polic.
British Keep at Work
! London, Aug. 19-JFurther progress
-i , i il l i.lnlllfl OllU JJl 111-1,1 anuii HI lUt 1IIV
ae Fr-ni-h occupied the important ' my lines in the Arras sector was re
tor Xainiiccl. ; ported by Field Marshal Haig today-
rf 'iC li S""t,"'rn lj'ir-1 A Gerimui attack on a front of more
'kwtL , "n0Urt ravine (five! than two miles between Meteren and
H the , i nUarl'l'"i) and cap-! Outtersteene, in an effort to win back
' mile k't 0t VMVfH-Vingre ground lost in Sunday's British ad
I'vtook rw ' of ''""tviu.y) iyance was completely defeated.
vifil'V"1''!:,, I " A few prisoners were taken last
"Iwh side ti r, 'ry t'it'itiiif ; ni-ht in the Avette sector (eight miles
-A hiinJr.t . ysterday.' south and west of Arras) and also
rMaken i tit '"Ml Pfim? ; south of the Scarpe river (which flows
Xortlt am ..'nth?1'?' 'through Arras) where patrols entered
" violent ,'rti ! , Avri' there t!lL' viiemv's trenches and penetrated
"W'lwJi.i ,V 15 M!'" t!ie sf,me distance into his positions," the
""t of ii,v .statement said.
pnw., veiterV ' i""' a,1'litil"1 : ''orth of the Scarpe a hostile raid
lin .. ' '."'ins a totalling party was repulsed with loss. Yes-
'J. ' M'81"" 'Ur'ln tlieterday and last night we further pro
gressed in the Marvillo sector (Flan
ders) despite opposition of hostile ma
i' hine guns. We took between forty and
fifty prisoners and a few machine guns
" Ecarly last night the enemy at
tacked our new position between Out
teisteeue, captured by the British Sun
day, and Meteren. The attack was com-
(pletelj- broken up by our artillery and
i machine gun fire. The total of prison
ers taken in yesterday's successful op
jeration on this sector ib not available
I yet. -
! "Hostile artillery showed some act
ivity south of the Somme and also
jactive smithwest-and north of Baitleul
shall be drafted for military service un
til iu the judgment of the president all
older men so far as consistent with pub
lic interest, have beeu taken. It further
provides that the same rules shall apply
to the 19 and 20 vear old classes befoie
taking the IS year old boys.
occupying Vitebsk and Smolensk, iin
the approval of the bolsheviki, a War
saw dispatch declared today.
Smolensk is on the Dnieper river, 250
miles v-t aefl south of Mosco.v. Vit
bsiv is 75 miles west and north of
moleuk, on the Duna river. Both are
important cities.
in Warsaw, but the attempt failed, ac
cording to a dispatch from tnnt city re
(eived todr v.
A German fuol killed two of the
wi.u'id lio iis'9-smis but the rest as
eaped Infantry and cavalry rre pa -!iinr
the 'cm l r.v arrests '.i.'Ve been
mad;, in to- icii iiy f "(tack.
These May be First
Washington, Aug. 10. Boys of 19
and 20 will be the first called when the
new IS to 45 draft age limitation be
comes law, it was indicated today. Gen
eral March said that the yimngor men
make the best fighters. Other military
men agree with him.
General Crowder has figured that.he
can get an army of 1,212,2:14 -from these
classes alone.
President Wilson, however, has power
to designate which class" shall be called
first. He might call the older men first
And there is some opposition in the
house tn callinii the men between .1
and 21 before the others.
Tkee Special Trains Carrying German Soldiers Wearing
Russian Uniforms Leave Moscow Along With Embassy
--Germans Say Move Made Bcause Bolsheviki Govern
ment Will Soon Fall Social Revolutionists Will Form
New Government.
Senate Meets Thursday
Washington, Aug. 19. The senate to
dav agreed to terminate its recess and
meet Thursday for consideration of the
man power bill, fixing the draft age
limits at 18 to 45. No objection was
made by any senators when Chairman
Chamberlain, of the military committee
asked for unanimous consent to resume
regular business at that time. Members
of the committee hope it may be possi
ble to consider and pass the bill by
Saturday night. Lxtramdinarv police measure, were ta- party.
The house was ready for business to- kpn a, Kronstadt the supposition bcingj
dav although neither of tiie big nieas-ti, Uheviki leaneis,
ures will be introduced before the mid iw;tH tiK, Germans would go
stroiialv fortified city.
out of Hussia, according to
120.000.000 Bushels
Out of Market Causes..
Prices To Double.
Tokid, Aug. 19. fooldiers have lieen
called out in practically every large city
of Japan to aid the police In restraining
mob. which have resorted to wauton
destruction of the property of rich men.
The riots are the outgrowth of the rice
riots which began a week ago. Mobs
at first contented themselves with raid
ing rice shops and demanding lower
Japanese farmers nave noarueu jjo,
000,000 bushels of rice ,the rioting peo
ple declare.
In some places the police hnve shown
sympathy for the mobs and have refused
tn ilisoerm them. DisonUirs which
started in Tokio Tuesday were quelled
by police with the aid of troops.
Government Will Act.
Washington, Aug. ID. Food noting in
UplJ bold steps which might unseat the pres
IlvlU ministry.
Oi'ficiuU here were reluctant to draw '
urlus'uniR from the rioting reported in
uil HirU f .the island empire. That tho ;
gi'iiu (f class revolution may be spread- .
ing to Japan iN regarded a? possible.
Japan's political system ha, modified
gieatly in recent years and tho demo
cratic ferment of the western nations is
becoming stronger, especially since tho
war began and the democratic nations
have become more closely associated
with Japan.
Details of the rioting are arriving s?v
eral days latef but latest information
iere attributed to the. food outbreak -to
the food situation. Profiteers in rico
have cornered the market and are hold
ing the price beyond reach of the under
paid ClllSf.CS.
I War industries in Japan have thrived
under the demand lor munitions ami in ,
wcM'nv h ive ,""i ino-e a..hy whtU
the pool fuid it more difficult to m.nt
living costs.
Rioters are reported to have stoned
IllOOlW lit the wealthy, breaking into
i. .i,,..,t.,u t ,i,.rel.,r, tut,, nolilicnl! restaurants and me depots and attacn-
revolt unless prompt step, are taken by ing geidia girls as they rode through tho
the Tokio government to provide rice lor sireeis.
the population, according to the unom-
Prediction . are freely nuide hcrc tnat
,1 view hero today. . a crisis is rasi .ipp.ou.-.m,.
Gei.nau agents may be working am-1 Slate department off.cia s nltnbuttf
oug the masses to stir up disornor lyjtiie ouimiit. e..,,., i.v ... ... i
i.,t., wiP ti. fitcriii sit- fun, 1 situalioii in Japan. Rice lias prno
'"" I .' " . i,. , , :,.. ,i, l,.
T cnilv .lOUUIL-ll 111 'li'l- a'"i' i"i- "i
...i-i.-i. ... . hi ir .ini'.ii, I il ir ..i-iii.-.
uaiioii, niin ii is iiii'iw.,, p, - i ' . i . 1 ...
Ho.,-,. ,t is believed. Aiiti-annexioiiists, gan a:i, wages have continued very low.
who are stiei.uon.slv opposing Japanese 'Japanese spec
plans for intervention in Siberia, arc w-
so believed to be spurring the people to'
dilators have been hoard-
(Continued on page six)
vice consul at Moscow
Swedish Kovcrninci'.t
Washington, Aug. 19. Thr.e special get refugees
trains carrying 800 German soldiers, the cable.
i,',i.;l,n uniforms and the Ger- The Swedish
.....i?! Inft isi.Miv tnr'lms r:'o;iested t I
man vmn .., . ' IT .? - u ..f l.i,. t Peti-oad
P.-ivfi-rrad ai cording to cuoics na. n.uB io s.-nn a .1......1. ... : -
. SI, tmVnt today. to take a party of 2nd sout of Russia
...v. o. 1 . , , - n I rni u, - ..I-,., t.. , riirilfrpcu 01
MOSCOW AUgOhl V, 11. ll.e in ... "i- ; e.
.,,.1 nillitnrvi niiiiuitr notions. Ill case tnissrep 1UIIB
"From Over There"
General Pershing's Official Report
The Germans lett
and on the same day
. , ..... I ....... ...... ,. i-.ni v inn fir WAV IO
nnd nolice measures were taiten in rue airaiigui.......s H. - -
and poll c imas immediately nerniit Passage through. Finland of the
rouruu o" i'.c si,ui- -
to th
j By Frank J. Taylor
i (I'nited Press staff correspondent!
With the American Armies in France
Aug. 18 (Nishtl American troops
jadvanced slightly beyond Frapellc this
inorning and last night, and consolidat
ed tne ground won in yesterday morn
pug s attack. The Germans in retalia
tion dropped 2500 nhells in Franelle
but failed to drive out the Americans.
(Frapelle.is in Alsace, five miles east
of St. Die, and onlv four miles from
the German border. It was captured in
ta surprise attack Sunday morning.)
West of Gebeweiler, 45 boches at
I tempted to raid American positions
bat were driven off by artillery and
j rifle fire without being able to reach
jour lines.
,-vii ."l '""is git ,., I .(Gebeweiler is in German Alsace, 12
tM 57 Bia,l,. .... . 'O" .miles north of Mnlhanaon. Tl, lines
die of the week
The wavs and means committee i!
still working on the revenue bill and
the military committee began hearing
on the mail power bill with Secretary
of War Baker. Chief of Staff March
and Provost Marshal General Crowder
before it.
The water never bill which was nr.
finished business of the house and pro
hibition amendment to the food produe
tion bill, holduitr the same status in the
senate, will have to give way to th,
more pressing war measures.
; or
I H V , ?X 4 Wwb, f. .,J'l?; arc about four miles west of Gebeweil-
I ' c fteir .... . p lilt! ytr' c- nj .
'if b--,.j ea slie m,-j y ;y 'j nines inside uerman rerri'
(Continued on page six)
Strenuous efforts are being made to
I. W. W. Defendants
Found Guilty By Jury
The following casualties are reported
by the commanding general of the Am
erican expeditionary forces:
Killed in action
1 1
"" 102
Died of wounds
Missing in action
Wounded severely
American Army in
Amsterdam, Aug. 19- German news-T
papers report that at the recent meet-
ing of the kaiser and Emperor Karl at J
German headquarters, it was decided i
that creation of the kingdom of Poland
would be concluded in close alliance
with the central powers. . I
Naming of the Austrian Archduke , -.-Carl
Stephen as Polish king is not men
tioned bv the German press.
With The
a.t...... Hi.. 17. In an American
France Aug.17.-Iii an Amcricuif
Maine a German boy of nineteen
vpnrs lav waiting the attention
of a doctor. His injury was not
Keriou and ho was content wir.
what had befallen l,im. He talk
ed English, without great diffi
culty, and responding to ques
tions gave his youthful opinion
of affairs in Germany. " Nothing
h., said was new, but. in endea
voring to sum it up be used lhis
"The people are through but
the State fight on."
-.. . a.... io 'ri... ion t IV W.
ff l llicngo, .-.us- ""
,jei defendants on trial heie on charges of
sabotage and sedition, were found guilly
Sat in day night on an eouius. jv.i u.- ToU,
!feiidants were ordered into custouv.
j The trial (aire to a sudden end after
i dragging lilong since April 1. The. jury
j(,iwas iinder key only a few hours before
$ j reporting its verdict.
! The 100 defendants were indicted last
fall on five founts charging conspiracy
jc!to prevent enforcement of war measures
! injury and oppression of munitions mn
klker. obstruction of enlistment by I. W.
v W. members, obstruction of recruiting,
ji'and a scheme to defraud sabotage,
i I Liable to Heavy Penalties.
The fifth count was withdrawn by
a. t...i,... t mulls iii idiuiiniiir the iiirv. Ti e
j, r,.. ...ma ii it count deannir wuu .
III. iltrs
Died from airplane ac
Died of disease
Died from accident and
Wounded, degree undetermined..
Previously reported missing,
reported killed
.. 1
.. 3
.... "382
Killed in action
Chester A. Graham, Newark, N. J.
Samuel J- Imnan, Whitmell. Va.
Arthur, W. Watt-hews, Philadelphia
Albert Smith, Milnor, X. D-
Albert L. Strunk, Memphis, Tenn.
Laird A. Winy, Seattle, Wah.
Bugler Alfonso Peak, Danville, III.
Corporal Richard Cochrane, Gray
ghlomgh, Relnghbeg, Ireland
Corporal Hubert Lee Moore, Canton.
X. C.
Bugler Francis h. Johnson, Worcester
ditious practices would lay the defend I
ai.t. open to sentences of 20 years' im-l
Robert H. Claycoiue, Hcmerset, Pa.
Nest r labouty, New Bedford, Mass.
Men r.v J. l.avioletto, Marlboro, Mass.
Edward I.ohemiiii, liridgeton. Me.
Ralph J- Ixivcrn, Hancock, N. H.
J. tin J. l'addcn, Holyoke, Mass.
William 11. Anderson, St. James,
Roy II. Bates, Worcester, Mass.
S. V. Cainiell, Pontine, Miih.
Kenneth V. Chase, New Bedford,
Albert J. Craw,- New Bdford, Mass
Leonard (J. Fuller, Shellrock, la.
Frank Gorla, Conrath, Wis.
Sam Hamway, Wheeling, WVa.
Victor A. Jewell, Beaver Palls, Pa. '
Etlwin Rice J.ohnson, Stillwater, Oh!a
Fiaiu-is Regis Lennon, Pittsburg, Pft
Bert 15. Lonuing, Thor, Iowa
George K. Lyon, Cleveland, Ohio
Clinton F. jiiackenbush. Bingham,
Ilenrv 1'hlcnhop, Leonardville, Kan.
Herbert O. V.'hitaker,' Worcester,
. Burebard Henry Wiemer, Waco, Neb
R.ne Woods, Sandowii, X. 1I-.
( aptain Clarence R. Oliver, Elmira
Height X- V. -Lieut.
Charles Y. Fmzill, New -rk
Lieut. James Rountree Kiugery, Sum
. isonni 'lit eaci
Nick Bucknvi, Detroit, Mi.h4
John C Chipman, Conception, Bay,
(Continued n page three)