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(23,0,'i EEADEBSt DAILY
Only ClrvuUtioa in i&a'era Guar
anteed by thi? Audit Bureau of
FULL LEASED WIRE
SPECIAL vVIT-LAMETTE VAL
LEY NEWS SERVICE
Veterans Showered With!
Rose Petals By Bevies of
BUT 5,000 OF THE BOYS i
IN LINE; 20,000 OTHERS
Crush Of People Along line
of March Cheer "The
Boys In Blue."
Portland, Or., Aujr. 2t).-I5arely 5,0o0
mm in bin., tramped over a easpet of
rose petals through Portland streets to
day in the annual Orand Army parade.
Invigorated by the bright 811,1 ''rut
in r northwesf air and inspired by
" Marching Throiisrh Georgia," they
threw back feeble shoulders anil stretch
ed stiffened limbs for the long march.
The veterans appreciated the novelty of
the shower of rose petals that greeted
then). Pretty giiU t'linig natures eonfet
1i at them for all the world like they
were fending sweethearts off to a new
There was th,. accustomed crush, of
people alonir the line of tnarrh, but the
cheering and smiles were marked by a
new sentiment. There was the thcught
thar. the parades, shortening rapidly ia
length, would be superseded soon by
ntnitbUr columns of victorious Yanks.
Closely following the column of civil
war comrades came a unit of ambu
lances rtady to aid any soldier who had
over estimated his strength. Hut the
cool air was their best friend and ur
piisingly few of the men nf 80 years
dropped ftom the line.
Ttie scarcity of veterans was camou
flaged by a swarm of camp followers
from allied organizations, together with
' ' "leu's f the spruce division and
homo guard. Twenty thousand people
marched. A fif, and drum corps frou
M icoi,sin was a decided hit.
Iowa, Iiidinaa, Kasna had the larg
est delegations. New York had 129 men
in line and they all looked fit. An low-
M';cii.ii favored everybody with a ji-j
:',. the fife and drum began "The
Girl I L,-ft Behind Me." A. veteran
f' oui Indiana, not to be outdone, cak,'
wplkcd in gieat style to the tune of
' ' "o!ly Put the Ktrlf On."
The Kansas d 'I,':ition hw, the rcg
'i ion sunflower. I olorudo am! Wyoming
small in number-, attiu.-tod gient a!
t"au f the peuvor drum
corps leading them,
-'.iiit' souiiiif.i -tales were represent
ed. 1'i.iir nun i.iar. '.ed under an Aiaha
iii,i iMiiiiOr. T':i '!, were throe from
tViilina. f";ir from Arizona and
four from Georgia. Several negro veter
at.g were given ova! ions.
H iv Scouts ran along the line of
ni::rch l.iaring (diiteens filled with wat
er from which 'ii"y piinred drintvs fur
l.,i vi'ierans. P i: ii.'rs of the prucc di-vi-iiin
ssltiti'il t.' ' icteraiis who return-i-l
1 . E .sa 1 y jj Mi v3 I ul y
Oil 11 or PAH
TRnll nf Tfimtrrr n?
m. , "From Over There"
(tv-" General Pershing's Official Report
The following i-a-iilties are ri'jsrt:'i
ly the comnianii.n general of the Ain
sTiran expedit .iuary forces:
Killed ia ettn't : TO
Missing in aeti-.n 2
Wounded svere'y Jl
licd of woiin-i- . I
I'led of accident aad other causes 4
Killed in Action
Col. Wallace Wilmer Ketzer. M!t
Lieutenant Karl R. Ctmr. hill. P.uf
f-j'o; lleiiry tir ff-n, Wiiithrop, Ms-s
Thomas Mas-ey, l'hi!ade'ph;a; James
. Stow .KatRtOB. Ga.
t Maj. Afrt-n II. Curs'ias, Gree
I'a. K-r'f-ant M;!on l I'.'uhop. CoaneKs
vide, P; John K. t'liotiir.r.g. I'.Uirs
Mile. Ps; J r,if.K W. Kie-t, Si-ront ia.
1'; K.lmi B i H. Kn ght. rkii.elfd,-i;
!t .-e-ierie. H. Kr.ht. I'aitade'pl'a:
J b 6 Me. IKT. hes'er. MiM;
GERMANS WERE READY
TO BOMBARD PARIS
Pari, Aug. 20. The Germans
when they started their last of
f 'tisiv operation, were prepar
ed fur is a: .go of Paris from a
range of ;. miles, the Petit Ta
riii'u I nircl today.
A number of 60 foot (.'tins,
firing shells weighing three
quarters of a ton each, were
r-.iady on railroad trucks, to he
rulied lorwud behind the ad
vancing armies, the newspaper
AHERICANSTE AH E R
Crew Called 'We Are Friends'
Eut'Accent Was Strongly '
Washington, Aug. 20 A (lermatt
submarine was rammed and probably
sunk by an American steamer about
9.:tt) p. m. on August 17, near Winter
j quarter Shoals, off the Virginia coast,
jthe Davy department announced to
;.iay. i Thi cptnin of the steamer reported
to the navy department that the sulr
marine was struck on her port bow,
bringing her alongsile the vessel. The
crew of the submarine hailed his ship,
saying that they were "friends."
I The voices from the submarine had
.a strong German accent, however, the
'captaia stated. Replying that they
; were no friends of his, the captain
sail he left on his course. . The steam
e- is in p-irt with a badly damaged
bow and a quantity of water in her
biiiil. The captain is of tiie opinion
that the t' lioat was so badly damage I
that it sank.
; The navy department is not advised
as to whether the retaining was in-
teiiUmia! or accidental.
i Bankers Worried.
Yah:iii:itn, An. 20. Financial in
terests in Germany are plainly wnrrie I
at the e hi t i n in'l fall in the rate of
Aiistri German exchanges in neiitra!
, i-iMintr.es. according to diplomatic advice-
Beef Makes Record
Portland. Ore., Aug. 20. Klickitat,
Wa-li s'eeis sold at i:l.iO here t -day.
ari alvancc of 2" cents over yes
! ?iiv'. hiah record for the Pa-ifie
Ki.-!iard II, Stewart, Hrooklyn, X. Y.
f"jr: rais Hi nry 1'. lirund:, Altooiia,
Pa: !uis K. iHingcs, Johnstown. Pa;
(eo. W. Iainl, Philadelphia, Pa; Thom-a-
M i ray. I'hilalel'hia: Morris
Cfcaehma. New York; Walter E, Mini
, ItitfieM. Pa.
, y,f i. thui.l F. Carson, Altoi ua. I'a.
M h (i,-urge J. Volin, I'lttsf it-l.i.
l'r;-.ates John H. IJoli.-h, Kuonsville,
Pa; Wxiani II. lirenner. I-aiicaster, Pa;
II iy i br.iokman, f ottdaie. Pa; !rt
r.'i-h; an. Wync-lwro, Pa; tt.'njamia F.
I'.yer. IJ"onier, Pa; Antonio 'amec-te
I'aa l -ipiia: Carlo CapriotM. Italy;
J t..- I Farrcil, Waynesboro. I'a;
Fraik lletcki-r, I'hila.l-l;-bia; Wi'i:m
J r":,-cv. r-baroa. I'a: I'haries F. G a
hs ... I'-'nnePsville. Pa: Frank p. IJart--3l
N-.We Ua: -Ph.liip V. K-'!r,
f .3. I'a: Walter J. Kirk. "an..!en. X.
J; -ivii I-. Knspp, I'h-.Ia Irlphia; N"r-
( i : ' . Noiiicr, r aye'trvule. rs; Kor-
CjntinueJ ob paje two)
ATTACK MADE THIS MORNING ON TEN MILE FRONT BETWEEN TIIE OISE.
AND AISNE REACHES MAXIMUM DEPTH OF TWO MILES " BY 9
O'CLOCK500 PRISONERS TAKEN AND GERMAN LINE FROM SOIS
SONS EASTWARD IS ENDANGERED. AT SAME TIME FRENCH STRIKE
ON WIDE FRONT NORTH OF THE OISE AND ADVANCE ONE MILE.
TERRIBLE FOOD RIOTS
IN RUSSIAN CAPITAL
A-.n-terdani, Aug. 20. Hiind
iC'ls of persons have been killed
and wounded in terriblo food
riots which ore under way in
Petrogrnd. according to dispatch
li," li '.' -ed from Jtrrtin today.
YVoihmcu who had been with
out liead for two days paraded
the strct snouting "away
with the (r.iians!" They en
countered a detachment of Let
li.!; g.iti U ii ' in of hMiiT.y
Iris'.iiiite. a regular battle ensu
i:i in which hundieds were
killed and wounded on both
Martial law has been proclaim
ed. The populace, acconliug to
the dispatches, 1 demanding
G.'ruian assistance against the
I nls'.evikl. -
DRAFT BILL WILL BE
REPORTED TO HOUSE
Bill Will Go Through As It';
Was Submitted By War
I Wa.hinv;tiMi, Aug. 20. T!it.
1 p-iwer bill, oiiikiii the draft ages IS lojof Tliic
win In? reported t0 the house latej
tomoirow. House leadeis hope to et'
a nre through by the i nj of tlu i
Metnlier- of the hous,' military affairs
commit t e ' Cl:y declared Si-cretiiry of
v;ir Hii!,i r's -i iteiiii-ut that no n of Is
.'A 'v taken into the army only w in-.,
in cfrv and after ohii r men have bu n
:i!:i-'l, swept away the last vestige oi
otip -i.it irs to the wrtr'ip-partinent 's plan.
i iiief.i.f S-aff March's staten.ent that
divi-ioi;- put into France by June .t'l,
n i end the war in I!'!;, will also help
iior,-v it I, ijl out nf the committee aiol
! 'jr, Mh til,, hull..:-. J
The hone romoiittee nut tods.- tj
:( what W'H likely he inal rajv!
iia':"n of the bill and to hear Crank1
MoriUin. s-'i-retary of the American!
y.i'.r jt.i, at Iihor, who is op-i t,'
UV Tiiontas' work or figlit a!''C!i!in!jt I
put hi '. the seosie military coinimttee;
C )iiiii.itiec members said today the,
Tbne.. anirndiui nt will in all prohal.il
iry Ijt h-ft out of the measure wn a it I
is r potted to the house, leaving th.-j
!,ll in exa.-tir tlic form it came from:
th, war d' rairtment. j
k, ,,,, Urrretary Baker has r fu d t j
eon,- , -,i f:a;!y for f',.- a:iicuili,.cjit j
i-ofiiijii'Ve r-ten telicvc the man iw.-r!
bill wiU g through the tion-e fa-tr if
i.e a.f,e:s.in,clit is b-ft out, Iw-eaij. if :
a tii i, .t bave to encounter ttie tt posi
'.ii if ui'mlx-rs who lave hisrelcd the
Th-sn-JS plan s labn, rniwriptioa. i
' ' l!f r-r. of the atucndri i-rt Uv-
lan-ii toejr r'oild ai!y defeat nv it !
;e-f .- ! pot i! in wliib- th,- bill it l.e-
OREGON, TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 1918.
Z2 , J , - lSB
ARTILLER Y TO
BA CK OF NO YON
By Joan De Gaudt
(I'nited Press staff correspondent)
Fails, Aug. 20 (I p. m.) General
Manglu's axiny, attacking on wide
fiout between th.) Ois uid the Alsne
I this raonilug, ia driving a big wedge
deep into tbe most vital point on the
west front. Tbe Oarinan positions on
ttie loutueru end of the Picardy front
ud the western dg of the Soissoiuv
&heuus frout au u 4auger of bolg
The enemy has bean forced to with
draw hii heavy artillery behind Noyon
according to L Heme, To.? Qexntan po
sittouB in the Noyon region of the Olse
Tauey are expeevca 10 iuu.
AU the hills commanding the Alsne
'ud AUa.te valleys have be n taken
and the Audignicourt ravine has been
French Drive Winnirg
1,'ii'liin, Aug. -'0 (l:.'!0 p. m )
French troops, attacking on a fiont of
ten miles this morning between the
(ie and the Aisne- had advanced a
maximum depth of two miles at I)
o'clock, accordyig to dispatches re
ceived here this afierm on.
The attack is continuing satisfactor
ily, it is learned, and the French ml
vance now endangers the whole Ger
man line along the AUue fiont from
oi sons lastvvant. It will cause no
Jsurpric if the Germans soon withdraw
to the h inin-drs -I'nines.
.More than Sot) additional prisoners
have bei u laheii in this new attack.
The hi e, at '' a. in., ran through the
outskirts of Itt-lle Fontaine (t-o miles f
i-ajt of i 'arli'i-ii'it aii'l five miles south '
east of ovon) acro-s Hill l'.'t, thru i
La Croiseite (a mile im, a half south
ea-t of itelle I'untiiiiie) through I. a '
Arbre te I'.s-eu, Ouillv Nouvron an l ,
laKothe farm, northwest of the Fi.ntc
noe plateau and north of Mv- oiirtil I
.hlinir miles t--t of .Hoisvm.) j
j At the same time the Pre in h cie,
jStnkiug on a will' froii north of the;
,(),(.. Thev h:ue reai h-d th- it'-ir;
lint (too inilen siiu!lie;is- of
(Continued on page six.)
Th' Cora n-ar th' railroad crossin
lk unusually tall an' proaiiiin
.-at..a. U !" Bre.
NGER OF BEl
RUSSIA'S BETRAYERS -ON
Washington, Aug. "0. Lenlna,
anj Trotsky, betrayers of Rus
sia, me on board a warship in
the loud-ted P( Kruustudt under
the protection of tbe . Ui'iuiHn
flag and holding thcnischea
ready to fie to Germany at the
proper moment, Stockholm cabh s
It is declared to be hardly
likely that the bolshevik chiefs
will touch Htissian soil again
without the protection of a Ger
man military force, Hl)rkhol:n
advices ai that Petrograd is in
the grip of a reign of terror.
Reports me Hint more than 3o,
Ooii arrests have been made hi
the lust mouth, most of the
prisoners bing officers of the
former army ami middle clns
CZAR FERDINAND IS
MEASURE OF SAFETY
Ql tJP C i I J D 1
Uiartea fOr OVVltZerland 1UI
Landed in Germany Soon
After Peace Talk.
Washington, Aug. 20. Vimt Ferdi
nand of Bulgaria is being held by Ger
many virtually as a hostage, accord
ing to adwccg through official chan
nels lod'iy, That Germany may be
Inking t'lit, means insuring Bulgaria's
loyally to the cause of the central
empires, is thought here.
Ferdinand, according to authorita
five infiincslioii left Bul;ria sudden
Iv after rumors of fliil"iiriaii effort
tu'Aaid l-'Mc at. i, cured. Be
seclusion in GrrmiMiy "rioting'1, Ger
inan im'tcis sav.
I Others fnuliar with condition
Bulgaria diclsre that Ferdtnaiid ha
long iieni surrounded in the Bulgarian
court with German officers ami
guard. When conditions became
threatening in Bulgaria it was mil j
il'-nly aiiuouuo ij that ar Ferdinand
would leave the i-oiinlry bci ue uf . I 1 '
;',! s.,ai.i." ii, movement, at,Tjree of Larger Type Doats
first were kept w-cret, but later it wf ,1; . Z, J r .. !
learned h was in Germany,
! Humors immediately following Fer-
dinand's disapi earanee from Wofia
said he was going to H itnerland. pre
ttitial.lv to a'tempt ncgi.itutu n with,
the allies. I
Wttuf md.ucd him t no into welii-'
; sion in Germany 1 not known. It
significant, however, that h wa noli
taken into the recent conference of
(the Kaisers of Germany and Au.tris '"" x,"t"1 ,,'W 1 "''. 1 ""J" 'l'"a j Wh.l,. it has long been especte, that
Himgary. j and even ttadnugton with t!ir ea. at ;- ilt ,lt fr(.w wnl),t ttempt to land on
j 1 ' tuned to a"iy bit of if.t.tfii.lititiil tiiat nu, si.U , first evidence that they ha. I
Ih.wiiio Uocbiirg th.-y 're starting si. , would I.,. nsifil in Gi rinany. ' n-a-h-'d shore was wn in the report
jO'ganijtion, the fn4 purjuiv of w!,t. h; 'fUe rttiviac length the A nu rira i officer tit a torpedoed ship, who re-
'ti'i I to save tbe hide, of be, kil ed 'roast tines look. i, almost impossible p.,r(. d to navy official that they saw
by hunter, for i:se in uiaking Jackets', tu r.-i,-iit laadi.- g, at night from tbe n a New York saloon the V boat corn
for a1 i,itois. Hue j, is a tauv that should elbiible bvats rarrie.l by -il.ti.jt in. .i-aider who sank their vessel.
l dear to the heart of evrry g.aei ti'A
PRICE TWO CENTS
Om y i l i
TOTALS FOUR MILES
London, Aug. 20. (4:30 p.
ni.) The French have advanced
an average depth of four miles
oa the 13 miles front between
Tiacy-lie-Val and Osly-t'ourtril
si in e Saturday morning, it was
learned this afternoon, They
have also made further progress
southeast of Hcuvruignes (be
tween lloye and Lassiguy.)
Tracy I.e Vsl is three miles
cast and south of Rihcroiirt,
Osly-t'ourtril Is four miles west
Has Use of Rifle Explained
To Him And At Once Goes
To Breaking Records.
The difference between we-tern and
eastern men in handling of fire arms
is lllus'rated by the experience of a
8aleui boy of pioneer parentage khn
volunteered in the navy gas engine de
partment and who was sent to League
Island navy yard in PeiinsyUunia Had
Inter transferred to Culumbia I'uiver
sity. Mew York.
At the navy yard all of the western
and eastern men were taken nut for
T target practice. An eastern of loir cure
i fully explained to the Halem boy, who
had been familiar with a rifle since, lie
was nine' 'years of age, how to limit a
rifle, how to sight it and the functions
of the haiiniier and how to pu
His iiis ructions were so complete and r.iupcrnr harl participated, was
and so thoroughly undci stood that tliec ertie.l chleflj with the crisis in
boy cut thn firing limit of Mil second iman power, resulting from the turn of
to 'each four shots to Ii ss than 20 sec-'nl fair on the west front, 'It Is report-
iinls. Coin Hi iug at ."it Ml yards asd on 'l that Kail reliufcmtly agreed to lull.
a doiihli.iiiiick to each loo ard ratine. I l.mU-ndnrf f "caiison fodder" if pub
lic scored llT out of a possible :.'0,
I besting every other score ami gct'iir
the rneloV stlllli Urio
'''' 1111 At In it t i- const a few weeks
ago, the Mulcm b..y was taken from the
universitv three nioiiths In-fore lie had tioveriiuii-nt orunns In Austiia ai
tiiiishcd his course of studv in eiigin- r.-adv are preparing the public for the
eermg, anil witlioiil leing given lime
to change his ilolliiug was placed on
a submarine chuscr louoTiliiiu one gnu.
He w As set at target practice an I
promptly hit the tm-jiet a f'ixt a it
was set lip making the bct recoid for
rapid fire ft it , I a-cuiaey of aim among
the gunners in the scrvite at the post.
He win Immediately ui'ii the gun,
promoted to Bs.i'tiint engireer and did
M'o'iiiniicd on pg two)
ARE LANDING AGENTS
ON AMERICAN COAST
I hfll'ff ht I (I K( linfTStin?
J . , n . '
' llrt AtlanhP f-ahflara
Wa.hinglon. Aug. L'O.-W armng that
in-rmati 1' lo.at may be landing agent
ion our shore, was given today.
C .-, f,..,.. f-boi.1. a, l.eli.-. 4 to
I. . ... ... , ...
i hav visited New lork, Philadelphia j
land even Washington with their ea.'s at-'
It would be possible for enemy a,', ol -t
i:i v.' litti for days and be pirkcl
fair an J warmer;
; ntle northerly
ON' TRAIK3 AND NEWS
STANDS FIVE CKNT3
ft mpn n i in m
II IbhUl.ltk' lsiliWt.il
Reluctantly Consents To This
Provided His People Will .
PRESS IS OPPOSED TO
GERMANY USING ARMY
fmperor Doubts People And
Army submitting to Ger
man Demands. :
Zurich, Aug. 20. Kniperor
Karl has refused to snd Aus
trian troops to the western'
front, according to a rumor cur
rent in Vienna, dispatches de
rneoiifirmii,l reports received
recently that one Austrian di
vision had been olwterved in the
German lines on the went front.
Minimum sM to have been de
manded by the kniser was IS di
By Webb Miller
(1'nitcd Press staff correspondent)
Paris, Aug. E0. The serious luroadi
the allies' persistent hammering la
making into the German reserves whirls
l.udenimrff was hoarding for a supreme
cffoit are rhoivn by ton significant
facts appearance of several Austrian
divisions on the west front and a num
ber of buys r.f thn HUH class among:
the latest prisoners.
The proportion uf boys takes la the
'recent hauls Indicates that prsctivally
..ii i 1 1,. i i ,.c nun Li,. ,.,,. ,,r
to the front
Keliable reports from Hwltierlond
lass'rt that the recent conference at
I main hindquarters, in which thn kaiser
jlie opinion would stand the s ra'ui, Thu
Germans pointed out that Hie war
jniiiilil be Won or lost oil the w-st front
and that Austtia would tre bca'en them
siiniiltniK'c nsly with II rinnny in cas.)
the la ter were defeat d.
shock umi are esp biimiik m.- riusi-r niu-
itn-y union with Germ'.ny was ncc
. tated by event at the front. The
tional Zeitiing tvariis the emperor
aiinin-t nllowing t h d'Hnans to us i
th Austrian army.
"Woe unto Ksrl if he allows bltn
self to be liiiilied into S liding Alls
tiiiisu tel.. the shamble " th newsptt
(Continued on page two)
op iigniu ul mine dev rted point by a
pre arranged plan.
I Vcewiiv then for.', for raiefiil gnanl
in g or America i war secrri i eve
1 The navy dcpnrtmi -nt. howevtr, is
rapi llv ii.i-rcasirig it ectiv:tn against
. , , fft u ,.
, anl tciiinl trnnsinrt have been ,,uulv
!.ies.it- the effort., of (!.- i noats is
here as proof that the limy u
"on tin. M'.1
(Continnt-l oa pafa twoj J