The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 51, No. 53, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 28, 1918 Page: 1 of 8
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HUT! IK IK OKLAHOMA THURSDAY. MARCH 'JS. JiUS.
NUMB Kit .03
ntish troops he
TODAY IN PICARDY
Frtnch Pilu are Also Successfully Engaging
Enemy On Long Front; Between Nayon
And Nesle Shutting Hindenburg
Off From Advancement
Up Oise Valley
British Headquarters in France Man'i 28- Haig is not only
holding the Huns today in Picardy but bo hits turned the enemy on
all but two points. On the Frond; sector the enemy has been
stopped by Pctain's poiiu at Noyon and Nesle. This is the point
referred to in Tuesday's Gernuu report as the opening wedge to
the narrow Oise valley. An client was made to turn the French
wing at this point but it failed dismally. Now the French have
the situation well in baud and a counter offensive is expected at
il LL ATTACKS MADE BY
GERMANS ARE REPULSED
London. March LK; Ui ;.'
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! - News i eeeivetl
ri.u'lu wile; N :h;ii
'e .': me hoMiiij; well i'1'hi- re
') ill" southern scitor where I In
i i have been lallini; ImeKi.
N'i.i. .('.'IIIIIKIIlt-lllllllcl tile eliel
1 ' he lienvily. Severe fiirht'uiv I'-il-1
l' . mJ. This muni'Me il ;i 1 1 1 ; i 'l ihnij
the vill;iL;e virtually v;i ; mi ui'i
Linil. w i'li i ho contending t'nrces druwn I
cjiosn on (itlier sii'e.
1 la lul fight imv nceurred m several
;uinis alonn the buttle front ilnriiu'
thn llinht in eimset!il"iiec of en!iny
f'tliiclis. The lalest 1'i'lnMts imlieale
I lull the ISritish have Ueu ihe siina
ticn well in haiul
London Alni'cli 'JS A liiiiher ;nl-
vanco by t ho lliiiish I'mci s whieli
have cross0!! the river .Ionian in I'al-
Piitine is aniKiunccd by the war of
Paris March :s -KiKhtlni; va
tinned with violence ycr.terila.v
ing and lnt. ni(;hl on the battle
the war offic." announced.
Blocked on tlio Lassiu;iiy ami Nov mi
fronts and on the left bank of the
Oise the Germans last uiuhl threw
forward important forces in the re-
fcion of .Uontiliilier. the war office
annonii("d today. Here the ficliiuu;
H'pidly took on e.l raordinai y feme-
French regiments foiiKht hand t"-
hand with the. rnen.y atel iui'lkled
The text roads:
"The baltle was I'oiislit vviih siip-
tr.ind violence ynsterday evenuif; an. I
lest night.. The Gornians bloekeil
by the valiant Trench tioe1:.: and
criiPlly r'lti'diPd before the har.sigtiy
anil Noyon fronts and Ihe h.'ft bank
c the river Oiso. conMiilrat'd all
their efforts on tin; French left and
threw forward important forces in
the region of montdidier.
"At this point the engngemenls
Paris March 2s Three officers and
Iii men of the 1'iiiied Slates army
rnihulance corps have been decoraled
With tin' War Cross by Ihe Frneh
government. The men to receive Hie
honor am Lieutenant Joseph Green-
vood of Soetion 033; Lieutenant Alan
lie cllclll V
the 1 1 i 1 5 1 1 ! I n
'I'hcv wcv n nu
II (Ii Vel.ie iill u 1 1 1 1 ii l i ill (vVW-
I'reiieh r 'niieiii.. if.h in;; liiiui!
I. mil. illl'liii illi; lie:i y lnsse- iipne
j.l.eii - usn i l;i ni unl di nn
I ln.ill. ilicy wiilnlrew in mil
' heinlis iiiiniciliiilely In ilie
f. In lie
1 1 on t s "
heen intermittent i
The remainder uf
vi5s von: ro
'Ihe i i; i;i rt ineiit of justice loil.iv issued
ai. iinlei- ea pi mlieil "The Slll-cr
email." Ii orders 'women to get
busy on war work or suffer the con-
si queiiees of llelgiiiin." Indifference
liiiith lightness me scored. "Ho tin
women realize what this war means:
wluo is going mi in l'!uroie'.'" say;
lh" -laienienf. Ii :i i. - thai the names
o all women be i'i orteil who refusi
te do war work who refuse to en-
e urage soldiers who make light ol
other women who are Irving to do
something; who scoff III lf"d Cross.
work at nurse schools saving stami j
Committees etc. i
hoi: i'ostoi i k i:
McAlcstor. March An unsuc-
cessful n'leuipl was made last night
io rob the
postoffice at I (art shorn e.
di .or was broken open lull
io i ohhers were frightened and left
without taking anything
20 CCO ON STRIKE.
Kansas City March 2" More I hail j
La.ci'i laundry workers and svmpa-i
lhixors are on strike here today. I
Aiilitia is on guard. Much properly
damage has result ml so far.
BASEBALL. LEAGUE QUITS. i
New. York. March 28 The Inter-1
national baseball league club ownersi
j meeting here today voted to disband J
D Kin -ley Lieutenant Olka P Doher.
Privates Louis K Tiinson. Arthur V
Crosby John F Fil.;atrick Kohert K
Gaf C V Tompkins .1 T Jones. John
- Wood. Hichaid linker Peter 1"
Aluir of Seclion .".hi. and Privates
pielmrd V 11
and Gioiku ut'iii'-y
(Butler ot Section 042.
TERRITORY TAKEN BY GERMANS IN FRANCE IN GREATEST DRIVE"
POINT FROM WHICH SHELLS; MAY HAVE BEEN SHOT INTO PARIS
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PfiMMKt. rW-i7r.. ftf M!t
Unit Invites Guthrie To
Contribute Company To
j "I'lider Ilii- new 1 1 ginielii lorni.'i I ion
j "'dered for Oklahoma by the ';ii
I leaiirl menl Gulhrie is enlitled lo on'
i 'oii;uiny." Colonel I'entecost phoned
Co The Lender today.
I'elilecosl has been com mission.' d
by Governor Williams io organize the
new unit. -The new regiment will
consist of twelve infantry line ecu
panics a. supply company machine
gun company and I'eaduuarters com
puny. lOach company will consist n'"
.'ah men. .!7.iU m all. Ihe regimen.
... . . .
will bo federalized and available in-
jlereign service after llie usual period
"Guthrie is my old home town."
said I'ontecosl "and I want it lo he
represented in the new 1'onnu! ion
Drafted men may volunteer hut nr
not exempt from ihe call under their
; draft classification."
I behooves the volunteers of (Jut li -
lke now reginienial formiit ion. Men
bet ween He ages of 2 and 10 may
simi:s in r. s. xinrLWi:
I' l ' I lll kJ CI.'Vllllll
Washington March 28 Stirred by
charges in the senate over delaYs in
the aircraft program the senate mili-
tary committee this afternoon sum-
moned Major General Squier ar.d Col
Deeds of the signal corps in charge of
air craft production and Howard Fif-
fin chairman of the aircraft board
to nppenr immediately.
Charges that German spies were re-
sponsible for this country's failure to
keep up In its aircraft program were
niKde In the sen-.tc today by Senatoi
Overman Democrat of North Caroli-
na.. He charoed that there vwer ni.
ln the Cwrt'S plant.
BUY "WAR STAMPS" AND SAVE.
-J B0UIHY' IVEKIOHIES
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'OGAL COMPANY dES!RED DRAFT GALL? SEVEN
FDR FIRST REGIMENT !
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Adjutant General To Fill
Quota Is Complied With
By Local Board
A- a result of llie liiiriy-iii oilier
Ii'oiii Adjillalil lienei'lil tiinson
following lo::aii county boys w r
summoned Monday' to appear befoi
Ihe coiuily exemption board Thursday
morning' and from their nuiuh-i
.seven to he selected for service a I 1
Camp Travis: (I K Hartleif Mulhall;
II K Kmlieott. Kil Householder l( 1)
Ihuiii 1 ) Fisher Clicsler Ilirseh:
Harvey Kemp. li nald I'' liiinn Git'lt
lie; A A Harmon Crescent. City and
.Paul Denton l.ockridge. Of Hi';
number all wi re selected but ("hosier
llirschi and Harvey Kemp.
The boys selected will start for
Camp Travis Friday morning. Tii t
fills Logan county's uuola of Roveu
nii'ii aiiportioneil in Ihe lasl call fo
fto.Ooi) moil from the slates.
Adam liumpiis. colored was select
ed this Tiioniing for service til. Cliillo-
collie Ohio. He will begin his journrv
te ramp Friday morning.
HMUIKK lAMiSlOV MXItO
OFFICIALS SF.M TO IMvN
John It I logan former Langstny
school teacher ami mayor and William
G Jordan former poslnniiiter of
Langsten were senteneoil hy Judge
Pollock in federal court at. Oklahoma
City yesterday evening. Hogan iva?
given two years in the state peniten-
tiary and assessed a fine nf $1500;
Jordan drew one year in prison and
a fine of r.0Uil The men wr
charged w 1 1 1 1 stealing: postal funds to
he amount of !?5.00f. .
Orlcar..-;. Siai-fu 2.s 'tonight
showers much colder. Friday gen-
erally fair; colder.
En 1 nr1
lows t ! I etitoits
LONDON 0 . 1 1
IlI'LL KTI NS
London March 28 Th- entira
j Turkish forces in the Hit ire'1 111
Mosapotnmia have been captured "F
destroyed by the British the war of-
fee announces; 3.000 prisoners were
London. March 28 French troops
Ums morning counter-nttocked wit1
yreat dash and drove back the enemy
i on the front of ten kilometer to a
! depth of three kilometers jviuthward
! Washington Mai'cb 28 Amenc'.n
I staff officers studying closely the war
I maps and latest dispatches from the
! battle front are of t"e opinion that
developments of moment in the alle-d
! counter attack will begin to sho.v j
themselves on the battle' eld today or j
London March 21! In the last 24
hours the Germans have made but one
comparatively trifling gain as the re
suit of numerous massed attacks
along the whele front says Reuter's
correspondent at British headquarters.
For jhe British there may be claimed
several distinct local successes either
in completely repelling enemy blows
! or in wresting b.ick ground won by
Par. Marcn t8 A number of Ger-
man soldiers who had put on British
uniforms in order to create sconfus-
ion in the battle on the Somtne front
vvere t'iken prisoner and executed
according to the newspaper Intransi-
Questionnaire System Of Re-
classification Shows Immense
Potential Army Of tiie
Washington March 2S-- A.n'oxi-
r.ately 2.V)0ufii) draft registrants have
been placed in class one under the
quoMionnairo system of classification
I'eeording to nearly completo reports
of the provost marshal general's of-
fice hsre it was learned today.
If congress passes the bill ullow-
il.g the ai jiorlionment to In; made on
the basis of ihe number of men in
class one virtually all of the SOo.fMi
registrants to be called under the
second draft will come from the first
Only such technical men and in-
dustrial workers as are not. available
an ong thn registrants in Ihe first
class will be called from the de-
ft t rod classifications
SAYS AMI.ItlCAN TIUMM'S
Aiti: si:soi:i) i k.iiii its
Paris .March 2S-"Lntirely new in
this warfare the Americans worked
like the best veterans in the battle
Of tlio Somme" isays wounded
French eapttiin who "htm been brought
hack from th" front according to La
AND MACHINE GUNS
Dunkirk Now Being Bombarded By Long Range
i Gum; Berlin Not So Opotmistic Now Ai:-ii
ing; Odessa Falls To
London March 28 -Prisoners tanks and machine guns have
been captured by the British the war office announces. The fight
ins continues fiercely on both bunks of the Sonune.
This morning the enemy opened a heavy bombardment on IIq
British defenses east of Arras A'- attack is developing in this
ODESSA FALLS TO TIIK
I'd round VciIiicmI;i l.m-!j :'7 Official dispatches publish-
cil here cinifii'iii ihe rcpurl ili.it (hlcssn lias been iveapulml by th
KAISER CONGRATULATES KKUPPS
ABOUT NEW LONG RANGE GUN.
Amsterdam .Murcli 'JS - Tli" 'icrniaii nl'l'ieijil press Inire.'jti today
'ave mil the follow ihLT. ;lecol'iliie'' tu 1 1 i.snu I elnx I'imih Ki't-lin
j 'l'lie k.iiscr has Iclcriiplicd Knipps: 'I'-y tin bomliai'dmctit
of Paris oiir new "iiii lirilliaiit I y stood llie I est . Vmi hae added
1 a new pane of fame u hislory I'rnm Knipps. I cxpi-css to jou and
j fellow workers my impeiial tltanks I'm-this fielneveiiiciit f.if OeWiVQU
i s. iciiee ' lid (icl'lnan la lull'. '
BY LONG RANGE GUNS.
Paris. March L'S Itimkiik has
"incut by loll luii'ii' ;.:nlis for seyeral
Thel'e base been but five ii I illls a lid
Mimhii'k is in I'Vaiiee on llie
W cs ui' t lie ilcarcsl. pninl iii I lie (
under biuiihai'ilineiil before.
FIRST CRISIS PAST BUT
BATTLE FAR FROM ENDED.
I.otnbiii March "js I'mlno nj l imisni iv;'Mrdi!i the immediate
elieckiii'.' uf the (iet'imiii rush unnst be iiai'ilcl ai-'ainsl.
Tlio I'irsl crisis is past bnl the buttle if far from emled.
The cbaracler of llie next pluise I pelnl ii.u)i wlielliei" the
(icriiiaiis an- .able lo itj 1: i ' their wast! ami exhausted divisions
and briiio- up the vast material a ml supplies needed for a l'tit'llter
push before tin: allied reserves can he prepared for a fricantit
BERLIN REPORTS INCREASING
DIFFICULTY IN PROGRESS.
A hi. si erilaio March fieri in
evciiino unaninioiislv remiirli on I In
liernian protrress on the vvesl I'roiil
Lomlou March CS Checked all
along the front of more than fifty
miles- except at two points the Ger-
man drive is fast slowing up. Tin
beginning of llie second week of lh
great buttle which opened with prob-
ably the most colossal attack in his-
tory and continues with the most in-
tense fighting finds I 1m British and
French holding tenaciously lo the
western edge of the old Somme bat-
tlefield while inflicting further louses
upon the enemy.
British oouiilcr-att.aeks have begun
if Ih" region of Albert which the
Germans hold but from which they
Hive been unable to advance because
of the resistance of the P.ritidi win;
doggedly lejiulsed "ueiny al lacks all
day Wednesday. South of Albert
Field Marshal Haig has carried out
siverul count or attacks and has nd-
j vanci'd his line eastward bet vve'Mi the
Somme and Ancre about one niite
Soiuli of the Somme Ihe liritlsh
lu.ve regained Proyart and have re-
;.ulsed strong ailacks at Itosieres
Huns Thrown Back.
Along the Anew north of Albert tUe
British threw the Germans hack ucro s
the river and driv them from two
towns between Albert and Monchy
is fi'mil rt'iiKii iias held. last for
more than two days the British also
have repulsed si rung enemy efforts
tit other points.
bi-en iiiider enemy bombard-
lny s ii was announced today
only small in.derutl dainaiie.
Kti'jlish cliaiiiie) aboul 'JO miles
.niiaii lines 1'lus citv Las been
newspapers of Wednesday
iiici'casino' dil'l'ieultv of the
bm say I Iinileubur;r is confident.
On th" southern flunk this French
have held the German advancu west
( f Noyon At Lassiguy northwest ot
Noyon a iter heavy fighting tho
Fvrncli have reined slightly toward
Montdiilier lining overwhelmed by
The notes of pessimism in tho pub-
lished statement s of German leaders
since ihev failed to break through and
roll up one Hide oi the Hrltlabi line
are added to hy the recent German
olficlal statement tho latest out of
which says thai the German attack la
"slowly progressing." Tho Gorman
ea-u.diies aw estimated to be be-
tween raiii.OO;!' and .'1)0000 anil tt 1s
reported that long hospital trains are
louring into Belgium and Germany
over all available railroad lines.
Counter Slow in Preparation.
With the allied iin holding against
tl.e eneliiy onslaughts a counter-blow
may b" in prepuraUon. Premier
('leinenceaii has declared that the
moment is near wlwn thn allied re-
servo forces will bo thrown into tho
fight lie adds that tin Germans
would not lie able lo hold the gains
they have made at such great loss.
On the seas as w"l ; on land the
German offensive last week was much
sironger Fneniy submarines and
mines accounted for L'S British shire
It of more than Hi' ih tons. The total
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Niblack, Leslie G. The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 51, No. 53, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 28, 1918, newspaper, March 28, 1918; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc618166/m1/1/: accessed January 19, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.