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FORTY-FIRST YEAR-' NO.
ROVE Ml IT FRENCH WHO
ME BlLIT NOMC ATTACK
BRITISH IN EDGE OF BAPAUME
ACTIVITIES RESUMED AT NOYON
French Smash Through German Defenses For Three Miles
On An Eight-Mile Front Capturing Roye. At Same Tune
British Sweep Ahead Same Distance on five-Mile Front
Report From Battle Front Says British Annihilated Two
Full German Divisions, 24,000 Men.
London, Aug. 27.--British and French troops tore
through the German lines for an additional advance of
two to three miles on wide sectors along the front today, It
was learned this evening.
The French, sweepirfg forward three miles on an
eight mile front, captured Roye and Crapeaumesnil
(four miles south of Roye).
, North of this sector the British advanced three miles
between Herleville and the Somme (a front of about five
miles), reaching ,the outskirts of Dompierre.
The British also are reported to have won their way
back into Longueval and to be firmly holding High wood.
Gavrelle (five miles northeast of Arras) and Cherisy
(Six miles southeast of Arras) have been captured.
Two Divisions Out of It
London, Aug. 27. Two entire Ger
man divisions, (24,000 men) were anni
hilated by the British during last nights
fighting, a battle front dispatch report-
Used 70 Divisions
Loudon, Aug. 27. Since August 8.
the Germans have used seventy divis
ions on the west front between tilt
Scarp, and ths Aisne, .according to
dispatch received from the British front
loa'1- I "The enemy counter attacked re-
'peatedly in strength, incurring; great
Austrian Fall Down j losses, but w as unable to arrest our
Rome, Aug. 20. (Delayed) Tbe Aus' progress,
trian offensive in Albania has failed "English and Welsh tr.o. pushed
after the enemy suffwed heavy losses, ; through Montauban (four miles west
the Italian war office announced to-iof tumbles) along the crest of the
Germans Lose Heavily
London, Aug. 27. Canadian troop
after capturing Wanemirt, carried their
Voa cait L , gentleman t!c- ity,
w: h..i;t r r.'i-a' tfc ' risk ' beta
a -i.y. M-i Moots "II s t take
a .-.(' ...r.-.n-r as her tli. i - a are
gu ia' t bii l' irsvel.
((11 Ikn I mn c.l1
lines oast of Guemappe, Field Marshal
Haig announced today.
A counter attack forced the British
hack from Iongueval to Bazentin-I.e-
Grand and High word. The counter at
tack was broken up at that point and
tae lintish position position re-established
east of High wood-
"Yesterday afternoon and evening
there was severe fighting on the field
i of the o d Sotnmfl tittttlp ornuml lie-
II.Mn Mn.,..tlf fnii. n.il... .n..tk
... r .-j r.. - .1..I.1... f:K,.-,.,-w. .i,...tni- iir iw.IT
t(( th(1 nnrrllwrd(M the BtHt0.nt ,!!.
capturing High wood and reach -
Lonuueval. At the latter Villsue :
the enemy counter attacked at 'i:SiJ p
'".' d forced us back toward liczan
i t'n I t,ran,J ha!f
'of L-mgueval) and High wood.
"We broke up the enemy's attack,
at:iiii advancing and establishing our
. ssiis a v-ii (ossi VI 1111 n vutt,
I Karly in tfe niht tht enemy eoun
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secona time but was
.driven off by rifle fire before reach
i ing our position.
( "North of High wood, the enemy
.twice counter attacked at Ligny-Thil-lloy.
(a mile and a half southwest of
! liapaume) pressing us back four hun
dred and fifty yards, where they were
'At liiifiauiiie, Xew Zealandcr troop
afrcr fierce fizMini. e-"tahlihcj thfm
selves on the norihero outskirts of the
town. Farther north, Kngliah troops
have made progress toward beusinstre
jand have had hard fighting about Croi
"On the ri'ht of the battle front.
Australian troops have continue.) their
, .n.nce airi,w lue commc an nave
imale substantia progre,. toward )om
and ea.t of Suzanne (two miles east of
'On the left of the battle front. Ca
Insd.an troops yenterday captured the
J ridge ess! of Wancoort and etmb!ihed
I themselves eat of Gue.nappe. North of
j the !V'pe, Heottijh troojs rraewei
jtheir attack last night anl hare mad
tstsstaatial rogrea .toward Ploavain,
n" or Ar ln" m"r na
li beyond t HiaOeutMirg line.)
- prisoners lasen y oir troops
. . -
;Cotlnud oa jsge three)
DR. HOWARD TELLS OF
GERMAN BRUTALITY TO
Pinned Man To Barn Door
With Bayonet His Bro
ther Takes Revenge.
New York, Aug. 26. Dr. P. II. How
aril of -St. Louis, member of the chamber
of commerce of that city, is convinced
of the bestiality and brutality of the
Dr. Howard is back in this country
after serving in France with the Hal
vatioa army. lie cume to tell what he
has seen happen to some of the boys who
have gone across seas to fight the Hun.
There is the 8tory of A. ii. Cole, East
Liverpool, Ohio, sergeant, who was nutt
ed to a barn door with bayonets through
his hands and feet, and the additional
story of 4,ow his brotliev, A. O. Cole,
found the pitiful lifeless figure and then
exacted vengeance from the fleeing
There niso is the general tale of Jos
eph I'hicano, who was wuunded, captur
ed and shot because he couldn 't reply to
a German captain's question. Also there
is thestory of how Chicano was left ou
the battlefield four days pleading inef
fectively for aid from the retreating
Germans, nd the details of how a eGr
niau officer took another shot at him.
"I canuot give the details of the ven
geance, '' said lJr. Howard,, leferring to
the revenge of Sergeant Cole's brcihcr,
but the American boys are satisfied
with what happened to Fritz."
Dr. Howard aid he stood within a
city block of a certain sector when the
Prussian guard attacked the Americans.
"I don't believe It la profane to say
that tb Americans simply knocked hell
out of that crack Prussian unit," he
declared. "There isn't enough left of
them to make a respectable ling sausage
f ir a cannibal."
He related the story of how a Flench
artillery officer turned a battery on a
spot wliere he thought there was a tier
man a IMI1III t 1 1 Ulft (1 lllin Ulljf TiillellPn OFT
lard ever seen, ard then executed a two
FREIGHT CLAIMS MANAGER
Washington. Aiiif. iii. John X. How-
ard todav was named manager of the
freight claim section of the railroad
o.lmioistrstimi. Howard lias leen the
. ,,r.,l fr,-!u!.t claim sixent for tl.c Chi-;
i-ago and "Alton.
GERMAN PEOPLE FOR
ANOTHER YEAR OF WAR
Strikes, Americans and Alarm
ist Rumors Worry Be
Washington, Aug. Pfu.siau lead
ers arc now pieparing the German ;vo
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r(,vfrt, 00 fi,.M; ,re
w)trmBlt tliat ,hij motr tiKMng
n,l ki. r.r.. fi ..i.l.i.i tn liinloaiatie
iadvue. here todoy.
Germany, koweer, continue to b' OrrIliaa ialisis and others will ijiw there, will lj s-rioin mi eaie for the rn
restive. Kcxrta of strike, dismay SI emtiarrassing situations for the gove.a- tente n.orale if the advances are serious
the growing sire of the Aoieiican aru.y ,,.,,( r tcceivrd.
'and wii'esprca.i alarnist rnn.ors, arei McanwLilc, Aotr:a' economic situs! I'iplomat'ic advices recently have fre
i worrviiij officials, it is indicated. !tion irrows aiore n.i-na.-iiii. Twcntyi iiuenilv quoted Ge-ruaa reference to the
"It true iKst (I.. lat niH-n'.ioui
have ,..t been attended with success for
whi. we had l.ojd," the Pfo,ian
BHa.st. r of war ) ooote.l in an inter
j view in me uorn rest.
i i.f ftavf iiMrtPiirf i iii irtiraritfe
,u ,1 !,. e, eonfrm we uf f. red a
i . i
At the fn.nt. ever siJi'e the lgitiBin',
the iObi:;tics dt a theck have been ad,
SALEM, OREGON, TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 191S.
Will GERMANY RISK
FLEETS DESf RUCTION
C IT OUT
Belief Cains Ground That Des
peration May Cause This
By Carl D. Groat
(I'nited Press staff correspondent)
Washington, Aug. 7. Will Germany
make the great gamble of sending out
her fleet thi, fall or by next spring!
This question is agaiu causing specu
lation here todav following Loudon
press icports that bets on sucD a contin
Bcncv arc being laid there.
Thus far there has been a strongly
divided opinion in naval quarters as to
the chance that the Teuton would risk
s daring a stroke. Some authorities
said only desperation Would force such
a step. Others that - Germany would
not attempt it in any rircnmstanrej, as
it would mean suicide for her.
However the military situation is
such now that the German war lords
may be agitating the naval venture idea
again. Koine months back authoritative
reports received here said that the army
lenders were striving to force uaval ac
'ion, knowing that as long as the Eng
lish fleet was iutacl,' land successes
were rather empty.
Now, with no German successes chalk
ed up and with the balance certainly
swinging against the bochp it is re
garded as quite possible that the same
,wnr lords are trying to compel the ad
mirulity to act a, au offset to the rever
ses nn the west line
,. . i ..i.i !
The navy official XII ay nothing
for publication. I '
It.mav be said, however, that the al
lied fleets will be fully ready for any
blow the Teuton makes. The mathemati
cal chances of overwhelming allied vic
tory are enormous.
WILL PEKISH TOGETHER
Home, Aug. 27. The ret en t
Aiistru German conference St
general headquarter decided
that peace efforts are useless un
less the central powers acknowl
edge defeat, according to a re
Hirl from Austrian sources re
ceived from the Epocha.
Tl.c conference thereupon de
clined ill favor of more inten
sified warfare upon all fronts,
laud and w-a, and agreed that no
concession would be made to
"We will make war to tho
death," is a statement credited
to n high German off icial. "We
will conquer, or perish togeth
er." 13 SUBMARINE VICTIM
St. Pierre. Mimielon. Aug. 11. The
steamer Uric of I'li'int'ins hu been
added to the list of sHiimaiine victims i
off the Canadian roast. Fue of the,
. Eric '. crew. New Fo'indlnnders, perih-
ed when the submaiine opened with .
iniiled. Lut in thv' rear such
constitutes a warning, for if show, u giv ncr ait opporturity to reorganize
the war is nut yet finished. What h.is, her resources for another gnat war f.n
to be done now i to lime back the vn.rld d'Hniimtion.
enemy attacks and .pare our foreet." This B'atciiieiit was nia'lc to thu I'n
i'essimisiic rumors floating among , iicd P'ess tmluv t.y a high cnteut.' dip
the po ulatinu f Madgcliurg has alw lontatir e'lthoritr. He held that reports
brought about official threats. Any per i of a oniiug German peace offensive arc
Mil spreading alanoi--t rumors is liable
t0 a fine of marks and a .r's
Kl forts t ci(i.v r.e the reichstag are!
'. .i..i..,,,,...A .
! oi.iwsitinn. nreaumablr from fear that!
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suspend o;Ttioc., If ause of lac
goGarioas bitwien Vi -
' enns act !l.-r!in are :o be reso
A e, .'
iv ou.iomarie caoies snere, ore';rr..-ir,iv
'" tl'w ' r.a-vcug C.e
BIG HAN MIUGERMANY OBJECTS TO
PASSED 2,300,000 HEN
ADDED TO WAR FORCE
Limit Remains at 18 and 45
Years; Must Now Go to
By L. C. Martin
(I'nited Press Staff Correspondent)
Washington, Aug 27. The great
manpower bill, designed to add 2,:i00.
000 men to America 's fighting forces
by nest June, was pasoed by the sen
ate late today. It fixes the draft ape
limits at IS to 43 years.
The measure now goes to conference.
Inferences between the bill as passed
by the Louse and as changed by he
senate today will be ironed out. Fore
most among these .is the ''work or
fight" amendment rejected by tin
lower blench bnt added by the sen
leaders uoe to clear up all points
of the issue promptly and have the
bill in President Wifeun'a hands by the
The vote was unanimous.
Senator oGre, OklHhoma, voted 'no'
but as he was the only man to cast
such a vote he stated that ho did not
wish to stand hi the way of a unani
moil) approval of the bill and asked the
senate to excuse htm from voting. This
permission was granted.
Final passage of the hill was watched
by the galleries, crowded to the utmost.
Hundreds' who sought admission, were
Ity a vote of 73 to 0, the senate
adopted an amendment to the proposed
work or fight clause, which is design
Jed to obviate the tying up of war in
eti to onvinie me. iving up or war in-
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workers to demand better conditions
and to enforce those demsuds through
The amendment offered by Senator
Cummins provided that the work ot
fight proviso shall not apply in the
case of itrikers who at once submit
their grievances to the war lnhor board
agree to abide by Its deciiion, and
pending tlmf decision, immediately re
turn to work.
Cummins' amendment proved a hap
py compromise between those favoring
a drastic nnti strike amendment and
those v.ho felt that lahor must be pro
tected in legitimate efforts to iinnrove
I conditions. It was at once accepted!
e t hv Senator Ihnmas. author of tue
work or fiu.ht amendment, and the sen
ate spe-'dily proceeded to give its np
.oval. Hoy, of 1 and IB will not be wiit
to the firing line until an emergency
arises in whic, (hey are n led. hena-
(Continued on page two)
Austrian Deputy Outlines Big
Contract of World Dominion,
Whipping America Part of It
II'. ..TJ II ..,.J! It - T.. i , t l C .. i r-... Vmntro ...U'hml T)!u 1U Honl
i f V tlii'U IlarC ilUisir lx JitriUIIIV 1 at I Ul uncuiui vifiuuii sjuiifiiE, ii utii inn i.t
I Will Wage New War And Strike Three Mighty Ilkws, Forcing Way To America,
Subduing The Orient And Establishing German Power Over Japan and China.
He Also Makes New Map Of Europe And TtH.s How He Would Div ide The Races.
The Slavs, He Says,
Washingtoa, Aug, 27.- Germany Imp'
I, negotiute an early ca' e that w ill
'idle rumors, but rather a portion of
well laid w in me of the Prussian wan
birds to attempt to bring a cessation .of!
r,,.,.,. ,.ttur will I.. ii,ail v.rli.Mi.
tattoos of the entente, he said. andlG.-ruian battles fought. .
! umil.itifv i tince In the rl. ami .f
the after -the war ainlntiuns of tfce rjih
j tary parly. On
One of the boldest state
!uiei,ts to r-a-h entente hands i that of,
Austrian IJ.'SJ'.iiy Wichtt, lJiln.g rticoi-
,r t tlie i":ean radical parry l.i tne
. . u.- ..- . ., .
- rt .rh.at, iu a a idres at W .ndiech teis
I C'il.lc x p'.;ts r.f lis jpeeeh rrfort h'n
I ) II IllMjIl.
PRICE TWO CENTS
SAY ALLIES CALLED IN
Issue Proclamation Asserting
Allies Are Only Real
Friends of Russia.
Washington, Aug. 27. Allied troops
were called into Russia by the Russians
themselves, speaking through the gov
ernment of the northeru'proviuces.
This 1 the answer of the new Hus
siau government in Murmansk to the
charges of Lenine and' Trotsky that
tho allied expedition in northern Rus
sia is composed of brigands, awordiyg
to diplomatic cables here today, bring
ing the text of the northern govern
ments reply to the bolsheviks.
It was spread throughout Russia as
a proclamation. ,
" English, French and Americans who
are at Aivliangcl are the allies of
Russia," ths proclamation stated.
"They were invited to laud here by
the legitimate government and with the
complete anil unanimous ruuscnt of the
After outlining the formation of the
new northern government, the state
Thla government wjis, forme.) and
overturned the Illegitimate bolshevik
government before the allies landed in
Russia. It was formed on the initiative
of the League for the Regeneration of
Russia, with assembly representatives
of all political parties recognizing the
"The allies therefore have been "nll-
power represented by the government
of tho northern region for the purpose
of combined military action with
view to driving out the Germans, and
suppressing by force of arms the treaty
of lliest l.itovsk, which was treach
erously signed by'the bolshetikl.
" Itut they have been called in with
a specific reserve not to interfere
wiih the interior affairs of the gov
ernment of Russia."
Henntor .lames Hamilton Lewis
going to the front line trenches, and
some boehe with a keen eye for pink
Is pmttv sure to try to shoot him in
Must He Decimated And The
'.the Germans. We will give a portion ol
i as favoring a i b." alliuncc bet ween l.. r
inanv and Austria. th Miigcnr, and tlie rest slmll lie
II.. wuiil.l also cru.h the Cc. ho -Sin uppoitiom d among the Albaniaus, the
vnks. divide the Jngo Hlavs and then . Gresks and Lumsiiiaiis and Turk.'
launch a gigantic war to ssilnlue An- j Austiia s'-c, a solution of tho veiiiijf
vrica lia.l Geimanice Aia. Ceeho Hlovak question In the proposed
"Our alliance wltli (jermaiiv iniKt be ih porlstiou nf the Caerho Klovaks t
such a is wanted by the Germans'iNiberia, where, the Pesti Hirlap of lluds-
Ueputy Vi Ichtl a-.wrtrd. "l he alliame
must be such that it will make one.
1 German ho!i where but German will be.
I si.oki u. hu, German i l. ii. t nought ami,
And when there shall be no lonii r
two stutes, but only one great Germany,!
then we shall wage a new war.. Then 1
wo shall deliver three mighty blows to!
the end of forcing our way to America, j
. siibdinii? th orient and eslab liihliiK a
Cjerman power over Japan ami i nil a.
" We most decimate the Havs i" tticiri
numbers and break them up, the de
pmy .peiurol. v e lnut present An
ttia I" oi;ii:i a statt if n.itions.
J.,o et'avs must be r -lured and dis-1 advan-e of the Japanese army esposes
inembere l into small units. Portions of t them to the grave danger of becoming
t!.c hluvenes '"! titt Croats tnu.t go towar r.s':.ers again.
Oregon: ToniU VKf)
ar. i vieanesuay 1
lair; geaue eui..
.ON TRAINS AXD NEWS
STANDS FIVE CET3
Whines About Her Cities Be
ing Bombed And Scared
Over Moral Effect
By Carl D. Groat
(Ttiited Press staff correspondent)
Washington, Aug. 27. Persistent air
raids against German industrial cities
are manifestly planned by America and
The recent outbreak of such activity,
particularly as demonstrates! by i.e
dashes against Mannheim, Frank I or i
and Coiit'lans, Is only part of the pro
gram of carrying the war diiectly hum
That this program of destruction with
in the enemy eout.try is fully realised
by Germany, Is evident from new8' div
patches of recent days showing that the
buche is gathering a strong combatant
air force and anti aircraft guns to meet
the new drive.
The American allied plan of retribu
tion for German air atrocities has been
reached only after long and delibcrau
thought. Germany carried tho war into
unarmed cities uf France and Kngh!.it
via the air, The nllies refused to strifes
buck, though the civil population do
mini. led that there be no fine observa
tion of international luw rule agaiust
liien an enemy,
Now vengeance is being taken. The
growing American airplane force, coupl
ed with the increased production by tin
allies, has made it possible to undertake
this counter movement.
Its purpose Is to cripple, as much
possible, the output of Important var
mimitii.ss. For instance, the Manr.helm
raids, though mad under difficulties,
evidently accomplished the wrecking of
some of the chemical works in that
Perhaps even, more Important, on the
whole, Is the psychological effect ot
the raids, Germany is winning over
them. Geimany Is scared about them.
, Wl" shows every sign of not liking her
American flyers, just back from
abroad, speak highly of the American
pluiies already there, One officer de
clined the liberty motor pleases Ihoais
who oc It and that their only ery is
"send Us more of them."
Aineiicuii officers who have worked
on the nirplune program ant beginning
j to rctk'ct a certain displeasure witli
I "oiii-. of the senatorial conclusions, a
is to the aircraft situation. They point out
in! tin scnutiirs made much of the ex
penditure uf iil0,i:mij,0il) with no dunc
(Continued on page two)
Race Uroken tp.
. the Slovene, to (he lluliaus. A greater
I pai I ol the i i". and me items win gi
; pest declare " llicy rouni enjoy toe np-
pnic.s 0f tlicir long sougiu mueuuen
I he llu. In i.i-M artieii) lerers o
activities of the Cieeho Hlovak troops
in Siberia and the suggestion U Oiada
that the dual monarchy unburden itself
of the Hohemiaii and Hlovak discontent
by giving the Czecho slovaks a part of
Siberia and forcing them to emigrate)
I I n un'.ai.-n io rci' i -.
in Aitrm for U-ruaii anu Magyar pru
oners in riii.cria and in nei-iarauoit
lead.- that tie central powers should gt
to the res. ie of the pruoncrs before the
n UffTr .TrS Fkn TIT?
mil i iii,