El Paso Herald (El Paso, Tex.), Ed. 1, Friday, March 22, 1918 Page: 1 of 14
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SI Paso and Wont Texas fail warmer; New Mx-
co generally fair; Anion fair.
LATEST NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. beuvsred anywhere o month
EL PASO. TEXAS. FRIDAY EVENING. MARCH 22. I918.
14 PAGES TODAY
SINQL.Z COPT rm CENTS.
THOUSANDS OF GERMANS ARE KILLE
Menem bank notes state bilk 918e; pesos
?3'M; Mexican fold 524e; rationales 17ye184e;
bar silver H. & H. quotation 90c; coffer $2330;
grains higher; livestock study; stocks Uglier.
MASSES OF ENEMY
TOTAL 285000 MEN
BY U. S.
Enemy Pirate Craft Capable of Sinking Any Merchant
Ship ih Pacific Taken Prisoner by American Cruiser
and Is Being Brought to an American Port; "Was
Outfitted on the West Coast of Mexico.
PACIFIC COAST PORT. March
22. A Gernns raider operating
In the Pacific ocean has been
captured b a United State cruiser
and is now being towed to this port
according to a report received here
The raider if said to be a compara-
tively small essel. but capable of
jinking any merchant ship on the
Pacific. It is alleged to have been
outfitted from the west coast of Mexi-
- and was manned by an all-German
Investigation Is I nder Way.
The manner in which It secured
clearance papers is not jet known to
the United States officials and it is
said that already an investigation Into
thht aspect Is being conducted by de-
partment of .justice agents.
There are a number of German ships
at Santa Rosalia. Mexico on the Gulf
of California. They have been there
since the outbreak of the war -when
England drove all German shipping;
from the seas.
May Be Prom Santa Rosalia.
There is a belief here that the raid-
er may b one of these shins. Soon
after the Ships were interned some
of the eresrs went into Sonora and
even Into the United 8tates in search
of employment. Many of them have
seen apprenenaea since the united
States entered the war.
The German raider will be held as
a prise of
TERRIFIC FIHEGF .
wipes ddtjmeian lues
Patrol Finds First and Second Enemy Positions East of
Luneville Utterly Destroyed. After Being Shelled All
Night and Morning; Northeast of Toul Many Ger-
mans Surrender to the United States Patrol.
WITH the American Army in
France. Thursday March 2t
(By the Associated Press.)
Knemy first and second line positions
on a part of the sector east of Lune-
1 :Ile have been destroyed by Ameri-
can artillery fire. After the raid into
tile German lines last night the
.American sinners shelled the posi-
tion? heavily all night and this morn--.g
Tsday a patrol without assist-
ance frees the artillery creased
s kand and fraud that the
first and second Him were wiped
it The vfael alee ohtaiaed ad-
dtttoaaJ tnJoessarsM and-reroraed
Htuaat linaalllis. the ntimaae
Artillery firing by both sides em
this sector continued all day.
v Gmsiiai Desert to C S.
On tfie sectdr north-west of Toul a
number of Germans deserted last
mgbt and surrendered to an American
pa'rol in a certain wood. The Ger
mans approached the Americans
shouting "Don't shoot." The pris-
oners were turned over to the French.
Much information of value was ob-
tained from the deserters who said
they vere 'fed up" with the war and
decided they would rather be prison-
ers. Germans Killed by Own Gas.
Included in the information ob-
tained from the men was the state-
ment that during the gas projector
attack against the American Uses on
February 27. '' " projectors were em-
ployed. On-half the projectiles fired
fell within the German lines and the
tra? overcame many of the Germans.
The next day according to' the de-
serter?. 11 Germans were killed and
3 wounded w hile taking out the
American intelligence officers are
ir-clined to doubt the story regarding
SGO projectors. American information
is that only 7 were used.
Stay Six Hears la Enemy Line.
An American patrol hut night en
tered the enemy first line and re-
mained there six hours but did not
see any of the enemy. It la reported
that the Germans recently construct-
ed trenches that are concrete half
way up the side. Great activity con-
tinues behind the enemy lines. Within
the last four days a number of rock
crushers and concrete mixers have
been brought up and there are signs
that the Germans intend to construct
a number of new pill boxes opposite
the American front. Several trains of
material have arrived at towns in the
German lines dnring the last 24 hoars.
lOOHj-a reports say that three Ger-
man airplanes flew over various parts
of the American front line at day-
break and fired their machine gang
on enr positions. Their efforts how-
ever -ware without result.
Americans Raid the JSnemy.
American troops cast of
FIGHTING OPENS IN ITALY;
A USTRO-GERMANS A TTACK
BUT ITALIANS STAND PA T
Bans Need More
Time For Wording
"The banks of El Paso had been
discussing for some time the mat-
ter of opening at 10 o clock In the
morning Instead of S." said Alfred
F. Kerr president of the El Paso
Clearing House association "and
when It came to embracing the
new national time we thought it
opportune to embrace the 10 oclock
opening movement also.
"We did not make the change
with any idea of reflecting upon
the new change in time. In tact
most of the banks. I believe ap-
prove the new time. We have felt
for a long time however that a
six-hour banking day was suffi-
cient. Opening at 10 and closing at
3 gives us more time to attend to
our books and look after the paper
work of a bank. What the public
sees of a banking Institution is a
very small part of Its work. The
real work comes after the doors
are closed and we have been
crowded for time for all our
clerical work. Another hour a day
will help us a great deal and six
hours a day will be long enough to
keep open for the public"
OMR Italy. March 22. Fighting
becoming more active along
the whole front the war office
The Italians drove back patrols at
several points on the front and
ejected an Austrian detachment which
had forced its way Into an advanced
post In the Frensela valley sector.
Along the Piave the artillery fighting
became more intense.
The opening of major operations is
confidently awaited as the result of
important enemy concentrations and
the coming of better weather condi
tions. Large amounts of material and
continents or troops nave been movea
to this front from elsewhere in enemy
Until the past few days the weather
has seen too inclement ior extenaeo.
operations limiting activity to artil-
lery fire. Since then however there
has been a notable increase In artil-
lery activity and patrols have been
much more active. The high waters
In the Piave caused by melting snows
have rendered the river a barrier to
an enemy advance In force.
The Italian and allied forces are
occupying very strong positions and
are well prepared for any demon-
stration the enemy may make.
Bisbee People May Be Tried
For. Deporting 1186 Miners;
Evidence Goes To President
TB BREAK OFF
miacrtea and then retained to their
Short. Hot Fight.
The raM was carried out under
cover of darkness and as a haze be
gam to roll in over the hills facing
in aaveruan nam am that particular
Donwn or we sector.
The artillery premftratlon began
soon after dusk orange colored bursts
of flame where the American guns
were nrrag snowing Is certain places.
From the hillsides across the valley
tne uerman guns retaliated.
For more than half an hour the
brilliant bluish white flash of the
runs was like a jumping electric
spark here and there. Soon the re-
ports of the explosions became a deaf-
ening roar which rolled in from every-
where as the guns far and near came
into action. This was the time for the
barrage. From the spot where the
shells fell a constant red glow showed
tnrougn the darkness. At the same
time the German guns increased their
Like Beating Han Drum.
As the barrage lifted the roar be
came violent at the moment the
Americans and French went over the
top. xne noise or tne uerman guns
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world is responsible for the information conveyed
It means that the newspaper in which it is printed carries the ful-
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Press and prists its complete dispatches.
Copyright. 1U. N. T. Evening post Cot
Lose a Horse in Fight Near
Fabens But Drive Mexi-
cans Over the Line.
Coming to the aid of Its patrol of
eight men fired upon by a band of
about it Mexicans across the border
at Polvo Tex Friday morning the
entire troop A. Fifth cavalry Capt J.
K. Colwell commanding moving from
Fabens drove the Mexicans who had
crossed into- Texas back into their
country with a reported loss of four1
Mexicans. One American cavalry
horse was killed but no American
troopers were hit. This information
was given out at military headquar-
ters fas the Mills bonding Friday at
The patrol itwas said was riding
along the border when fired upon by
the Mexicans. The American
Late reports said "that everything
was quiet and that the Mexicans had
retreated far south of the line. The
Americans did not pursue the Mexi-
cans across the boundary. It was said.
The report of the killing of the Mexi-
cans had not been fully confirmed
American officers said.
CAPTURED BY BANDITS
Joplln. Mo March 22. Benjamin
W. Bourne a wealthy stockman has
been captured by Mexican bandits In
Sonora and is being held a prisoner
according to a message received yes-
terday from Douglas. Ariz. by B. A.
Bourne a minister here. Ives G. Lele-
vier. Mexican consul was quoted in
other advices as saying he had heard
nothing of the Incident and knew of
no Mexican bandits operating In
WASHINGTON. D. O. March It.
Gathering of evidence
against citizens of Bisbee.:
Aria who were responsible for the
deportation of 1185 striking copper
miners last July 12 has about been
J completed by the department of jus-
j tice and a report will be made soon
J to president wUxoa.
Some department of justice officials
believe that federal statutes were vio-
lated in the seizure by the vigilance
committee of the Bisbee exchange of
the Bell Telephone company and the
attempt to exercise a censorship over
interstate connection of both telephone
and telegraph lines and by the com-
mittee's measures to prevent the re-
turn some of the deported workers
to their homes where they were reg-
istered for the draft.
Hay Prosecute In Arizona.
If it is found that there is insuffi-
cient evidence to justify prosecution
n federal courts. It is probable that
the department of justice's report will
be forwarded to Gov. G. W. P. Hunt
of Arizona for any action he zany wish
Companies Are Accused.
It is understood that federal agents a criminal action.
also have Investigated complaints by
organized labor that copper mining
companies or tne warren district oi
Arizona financed L W. W. propaganda
among the workers in order to dis-
credit the organized labor movement.
Reports on this and other phases of
the Investigation have been received
from United States attorney Flynn of
the Arizona district.
The attention of the department of
justice was eaiien to tne warren de-
portation particularly by a report of
the labor mediation committee beaded
by secretary Wilson last November.
after inquiries into labor conditions
In the Warren copper district.
Claimed Few Were I. W. TC.
The committee declared there was
little basis for the fear of Bisbee citi
sens that the strikers planned exten-
sive sabotage that most of the men
were law abiding American citizens.
tew were members of tne L w. w.
and that there was no justification
for the forcible deaortatlon. made un
der the direction of sheriff Harry
Wheeler of Cochise county with the
assistance of a number of citizenrl
sworn In as deputies.
rne committee recommended enact
ment of X federal law making similar
asportations irom one state to anotner
sounded like some one beating a big
Soon nearly all the tiring ceased
and almost immediately the rattle of
machine guns and automatic rifles
began. Occasionally rifle fire broke
in and tnen ail was zainy auiet zor
nearly half an hoar except for oc-
casional bursts of rtfle fire and short
bursts of automatic rifles.
First Bnek Are Streacher Bearers.
The first members of the raiding
party to return to the American first
line were the stretcher bearers wnen
all the raiders had returned dull ex
plosions sounded from within the
enemv lines and occasionally there
were bursts of flame showing where
dugouts were being blown up.
ninny Germans Killed.
The raiding party came back mud-
stained and some were smeared with
blood. They reported they had secured
no prisoners because the Germans bad
Ilea as tne Americans ana frencn
dropped into their trenches. Some of
tne Germans were snot wane tney
were trying to get away and others
were Killed bv tne American sneus.
One German who had placed himself
between the first and second lines
with an automatic rifle was discov
ered by an American soldier who
challenged him. The German turned
to draw a revolver. The American
promptly killed him and went on
further into the enemy lines.
Patrol Got Ao Prisoners.
The patrol got much information
of value and except for the lack of
prisoners tne rata was pronounced a
success from every point of .view
by both French and American officers.
Most or tne iniantrvmen who nar-
tlcipated in the raid-carae-1rom New
York. There were some from 'New
Jersey. Some of the engineers wh
accompanied the party as pioneers
were from California.
The French war cross will be con
ferred on additional American sol
diers who are in training with the
French group in the Luneville sector.
I. It SENATOR
ions of lood aifLEuel
Washington. D. C March 22.
Speaking in defence of the food and
fuel administrations In the senate to
day senator A. A. Jones of New Mex
ico exonerated both of blame for the
recent sugar and coal shortages. He
declared their price fixing policies
had saved the country from "chaos
Senator Jones who was a member
of the manufacturers' subcommittee
which investigated the sugar and coal
shortages spoke In reply to senator
H. C Lodge of Massachusetts who
recently denounced price fixing as
failure blamed the fuel scarcity on
administrator Garfield and asserted
that the sugar shortage was largely
WATER SHORTAGE TIES UP
STEEL WORKS AT MONTEREY
Suspension of operation of the
steel works at Monterey. N. L. Mex..
haa been announced in Mexico City
naaers. the reason given being short
age of water from the Santa Cata-
rina river. No mention was made
In the papers whether the smelters of
the American Smelting and Refining
company at Monterey were affected.
At the EI Paso office of the A. S.
4 R It was said Friday that Its
smelters were still operating at Mon-
terey but that work had not been
resumed at Aguascalientes. where a
state tax order had caused suspension I
two weeks ago.
Let 'Em Alone."
"Let these organizations alone.'
urged senator Jones. "If they need
more power give It. Don't badger or
heckle them. On the other hand help
and encourage them. Let us not say
to the world that the affairs of our
government at this time are In lncom
potent hands. To tne contrary let us
ten tne trutn ana say to tne worm
that the resources of this country are
being successfully mobilized for the
purpose of the war."
Denies Lack of Experience.
Senator J OSes resented the Massa-
chusetts senater criticism of the
fuel administration as being a "bu-
reau largely composed of amateurs"
declaring the fuel and also the food
administrators are both well quali-
fied and with the organization they
have created are "serving the coun-
try solely for patriotic reasons."
Senator Lodge's speech was referred
This Baitle Decides
Germany's Future Is
The View in Germany
London Eng. March 22. "We
are now entered as a decisive
oatue zor general peace a
In announcing that the eemxoi
"(seat of the German offensive in
th west is reeeived with great
feHrftatkn by the German people
who will follow it with feverish
Interest. The newspaper adds:
"A single combat between Eng-
land and Germany which is to de-
cide the war our future position in
the world and whether the Anglo-
Saxons shall continue to press
their will on the world opened to-
to as "a. sample of studied and de-
liberate word lashing." Its tendency
being to bring the entire administra-
tion Into "disrepute."
To refute senator Lodge's statement
that no actual sugar shortage existed
senator Jones said that agricultural
department reports show that on
August 11. 11". sugar stocks were
12S.00v tons below normal.
Sugar Price Benefits Customers.
In defending the sugar administra-
tion's price fixing policy he said it
was difficult to conceive that any-
thing resulted other than a benefit to
the great mass oi American consnrn
era and without injury to the pro-
ducers. Taking ud the coal situation sen
ator Jones said:
"The activities of the fuel admin
1st ration from the very beginning
have been directed toward supplying
the extraordinary demand zor coal on
the part of the government Itself and
those branches of Industry which the
government has called Into war ser-
vice. With the entire coal outpat
Inadequate to supply the demands of
the country. It has been necessary of
course to make readjustments to
supply the war demand.
it is my oenei tnat tne question
as to the causes of a shortage of coal
and the high prices can be answered
with one word transportation.
Germany Threatens War
Unless Dutch Repudiate
Member Of Parliament To
Suggest Sending Allied
g MSTKRDAM Holland March 22.
l a dispatch from the Hague
to the Bandelsblad says one
the most prominent members of par
liament Intends to ask the govern
ment whether it is not time to recall
the Dutch minister at Washington and
hand passports to the American min
later at the Hague.
Despatches from the Hague report
that a local news agency says that
Germany considers her relations with
Holland altered by the attitude of
the- Dutch government toward the en-
tente and the United States and pub-
lishes a report that the abandonment
by the Dutch government of the re-
maining restrictive' clauses ia Its
shipping loan terms would be re-
garded by Germany as caase for war.
Must TIave Grain.
Commenting upon president Wil-
son's proclamation the Algernon
Handelsblad says it considers that
there now devolves upon the allied
powers the moral duty of maintain-
ing international traffic for states
which cannot exist wlthoot it Con-
tinued refusal to permit Holland to ob
tain grain from Argentine it save.
would be a serloas matter far botzy
The Telegraaf says'e-.fs- mtiir to
speak of rejection of the allies ulti-
matum by Holland. it asserts that
the Dutch government aceeeded ta
the propueols of J allies as far as
was coarBSHMe with its position as
a nonbelligerent and adds:
Somebody Cutting In.
The ultimatum was thus accepted
in principle but in such a form as to
maintain Holland' rights as against
Americars unnmiteq newer. Tne
Batch .govsrnrasnt thereby aated in
GERMANS PAY A TERRIFIC
FOR SILL ADVANTAGES
All Official Reports Indicate Germans Are Bombarding
or Attacking With Infantry Virtually Along Whole
Line From the Coast to Switzerland; Nowhere
Have They Made Any Permanent Advance.
r ONDON. Eng. March il. Losses'
. - .
or too enemy nave Deen entnnou
since yesterday's offensive start
ed. British guns of all calibers tore
the masses of Germans and strewed
the battlefields with the dead and
Nineteen enemy divisions were
Identified in yesterday's fighting.
Renter's correspondent at British
headquarters wires. (A German
division is 1Saoe men. making the
total about 256068 men.)
The whole thing Is too big to i
be able even to sketch or visualize
easily. Thus far the enemy has
paid a eeiessal price for sneh small
gains as represent the fruits of
hi mighty effort.''
During the last 24 hours the can-
nonading on the western front has
been distinctly heard In Holland the
Exchange Telegraph correspondent at
British Attack WHh Tanks.
The exact British line can trot he
mads public at present The only rea-
son is that it might famish the enemy
with valuable information.
Last night was fairly quiet along
the front This morning the Germans
were bombing in the region of Croi-
selles. There were indications that
they intended to continue their attacks
The Germans today eenrlnaed
their assjtaR agataut the pesrrioiis
in the Camera! sector aetasdy in
the rests of CroiseXes and Har-
gteonrt. At least 49 dfvRtotts
have been Identified on the battle
fract Net aaeh concent ration of
arllUeur has bees seen since the
On tfcsv sosthertt battlefield a bitter
straggle was waged today. The
enemy had leos guas In one small
zor every is yams se-s
Hgktbtjc was proceeding this '
m be. imager so ux a west oi
The hardest fighting yesterday in
the northern battle was between the
canal Du Nord and CroiseUes. Doig-
nies was retaken yesterday evening
In a brilliant counter attack. A
bright sua at midday today rendered
British Army Headauarters In I
France March 22 (By the Associated observation possible.
Press.) One of the roost brilliant
British counter attacks yesterday oc- It will be noted from the various
eorred at Deuraies. The British ad- omciai reports toaay tnat tne uer-
vanced with infantry and tanks at 7 mans are attacking with infantry or
and after fierce fighting drove bombarding aiong virtually me en-
oat the enemy. 'tire line from the sea to Switzerland.
rmrrmX imStli 1 1 111 I a. HahVte ailffigf
TPhe Nlotri rs Van Den Bagn says K
is a singular fact .that both the Dutch
and the allied governments seem ro
hsVe little knowledge of the course of'
events it adas:
"One would be inclined t ask
whether there Is some one ia between
wno is Holding up reports."
Dnteh Aire Grestlv PbhInI.
The text of president Wilson's proc-
lamation regarding Dutch shinning
reached Holland- after the Thursday
evening- newspapers nan gone so M ass
Meanwhile a somewhat btsntlv iiaasV.
ed dispatch from WaaaJnatam ssikr.
ing or tne sezsare of the aMas sztar
the war trade board had bean in-
formed Holland had rataeted the
American umasainm. eaaeed aa oat-
burst of puzzled anger from virtually
uic wnoie uca prnsn it is argued
that there has been ma rststlon K.
Holland of aa altlntarnm and that
previously nothing has been heard of
any ultimatum. The reelings of the
Dutch to all appearances are badly
The hoarse opened today with a
stream of selling orders but there was
FIRST GERMAN BLOW IS FAILURE-
IITI5H ARE Jtf NG TIE LIE
hs--.?-.' - - :
?ar! of the. Most Advanced Outposts Occupied Tem
porarily by Germans Are Restored Dy Counter-
attacks; Enemy Advancing Along 25 Mile
Front Is Thrown Back Everywhere.
transportation been unlimited I think
there can be no doubt bat what the
ordinary machinery for distribution
would have expanded and met all
Defends Closing Order.
Fuel administrator Garfield's fuel
order temporarily closing industries
east of the Mississippi river during
certain days also was defended by
senator Jones who said "that the or-
der was not wholly without justifica-
tion may reasonably be inferred from
the fact that after the effects of Its
operation in tnis country were known
a similar order was Issued and made
exiecxrve in t-anaaa.
In closing senator Jones denied
that "the administration had heoa en
tering upon activities lor tne purpose
pviuiBg positions zor Demo-
Had era ts.
El Paso Real Estate Men
Denounce Hendrix Claim As
Unworthy Of Consideration
MEMBERS of the El Paso Real
Estate board held a special
meeting Friday morning to
further discuss the claim being
asserted by Mrs. Elisabeth C. Hendrix
to title to certain lands in the El
Faao valley under an alleged Spanish
The real estate men after thor-
ougniy discussing the case In every
detail among themselves and with
their lawyers; passed a resolution
setting out that owners of valley
lands need have no fear whatever
zrom tne claims now being made and
expressing every confidence in the
validity of all titles as they now exist
After setting forth the action of
Mrs. Hendrix and associates in filing
the claim the resolution concludes as
"Now therefore we. the Renl
Kstnte board condemn In no un-
qnallHed terms the nets and
. nrtlons of said Elizabeth C Hen-
drix. RHznheth Monekton. Kllm-
beth C. Roberta Elizabeth C.
Fielder Elizabeth C. Rogers nnd
"After thorough investigation
and legal advice we wish to
asiiure nil land owners that their
TITLES ARE IX NO WAY AP-
FBOTBD BV THESE ATTACKS"
The resolution is signed by C. H.
Leavell as president and Geo. R. Le-
A resolution numerously signed by
El Paso lawyers declaring that the
claim need not worry land owners
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now have an opportunity to get a
Graflex Camera free by securing
only a few new subscriptions to the
SI Paso Herald. It's easy to ob-
tain new subscribers to the Herald.
Hundreds have been successful In
winning various prizea An hour
of your spare time will do the
work. For further Information
call and see or write to II. II. Fris.
Circulation Manager. El Paso
and asserting that they are giving it
ui i7 examination or
titles waa also prepared today. This
"We. the undersigned attorneys
of El Paso desire to state that In
our examlnntlou of titles to prop-
erty In the El Paso volley we do
not attaeh any importance to the
Instrument placed on record by
Mrs. Elizabeth C. Hendrix. also
known as Mrs. Elizabeth Monek-
ton. Mrs. Elizabeth C Roberts.
Sirs. KU.ute th C Fielder; Mrs.
Rllzabeth C Rogers and asso
ciates under the noes I led 'Joaehln
de Voajosa grant and In our ex
aminations vre do not pay any at-
tention to the soralleri eloud at-
tempted to ne ut ihrrcott by Mr.
Rllzabeth C. Hendrix et aU nad
It is signed among others by J.
B. Quaid. Jones. Jones. Hardy.
Grambling: John L. Dyer. Turnay.
Culwell Hollhuty Pollard: Paul D. !
Thomas. Ed. M. Whitaker. Waters I
uavig. j. m. Hoggin. R. C Walshe.
Goldstein Miller. M. Nagle J. A.
Buckler. W. C Denton. Sam Russell.
C W. Croon;
RdTISH Army Headquarter
la France. March " (By
the Associated Press) The
fightiag ts sMH ntlnubig but the
first stage of the offensive has
passed. The enemy has failed
badly la the execution of his pro-
gram as la attested by captured
documents showing what he
planned to do la the early hours
of his offensive.
Vigorous counter attacks late
yesterday restored some of the
positions which the Brtlah had
LONDON. Eng.. March It The
great battle on the western front
continued until last night the
war office reports. The Brfltish are
holding the enemy.
The statement follows:
"Fighting continued until a late
hour last night on the whole front be-
tween the rivers Otse and the river
Sensee. Our troops continue to hold
the enemy in the battle peeitiona"
"During the enemy's attaeka
yesterday his massed infantry of-
fered remarkable targets to our
rifles machine guns and artillery
of which fall advantage was
taken by oar troops. Alt the re-
ports testify to the excessively
heavy losses suffered by the
"No serious attack has yet devel-
oped this morning but heavy fighting
to atill to be expected."
Field marshal Haig'a report says
some of the British positions were
penetrated but on no part of the long
iront ot tne iniantrv attack over IS
miles did the Germans attain their
Only Vague Accounts Received.
It is not yet possible to give more
than a very general and vini tde
of the fighting Thursday on the front
ooiween tne uiae ana tne sensee
which continues with swavlnsr for
tunes according to the accounts of
correspondents at the British front
in tne morning newspapers.
The German attack made on
the British front west and aoath-
west ot Cs rubra! evidently alms
at rrvapturlng all the Hlndea-
burg Hne. says a dispateh to the
morning Fast from British head-
Jiuartera In France
"The German armv sttscs-insr aanth
of the Scarpe seems to have delivered
Continued on Page 4. Column
ERT.TN. Germany March '.2 .Brit
ish Admi ratty Per Wireless
Press). The British first lias
has been captured by German troops
attacking from the southeast of Arras
as far as Latere the war office an-
nounces. Heavy artillery fighting continues
in Belgium and French Flanders. Re-
coraoiterlng detach men ts are) said to
have penetrated the iinpiialag lines
at many points. Ostend was bombard-
ed from the sea.
Fighting AH Along Frost.
The statement reads:
"FTom southeast of Arras as far as
Le Fere we attacked the British po-
sitions. After powerful fire by our
artillery and mine throwers our in-
fantry stormed In broad sectors and
everywhere captured the first enemy
"Between La Fere and Soissons on
both sides of Rhebns and in the
Champagne the firing duel increased
in intensity. Storming detachments
broaght la prisoners In many sectors.
"Ostend has been bombarded from
"In Tlllglain and French Flanders
the heavy artillery duel continued.
Recoaaeltertng detachments penetrat-
ed on many occasions into the enemy
"Our artillery continued the de-
struction of enemy infantry positions
and batteries before Tardnn. On the
Lorraine front ahzo the artillery ac-
tivity inci eased on many occasions.
"From the other theaters er war
there is niirhpag new to report.-
Fkmb Repulse Attacks.
Paris France. March 22. Local at-
tacks were made by the Germans at
vartoas points during the night bat
they achieved no success the war of-
fice announces. The statement says
"French troops repulsed strong
German raids south of uvinceurt il
the sector of Qodat north of Courcy
and north of the Ataae. The enemy
suffered considerable losses.
"Ia the Chsmpagne west of Mont
Ca millet a German attack also waa
repulsed. There were heavy artillery
ezogshuiU ia the region of the
heights on the right bank of the
MeatMnd la the Woevr. On March
Suh.-E!eut- Harbella Brought down his
teath German airplane.
French tader Heavy Ftre.
The Germans are etminr nnt
heavy bombardment along several
sectors of the front it is announced
officially. Three infantry attacks
(Centlnoed en page 4. eolamn 4.)
Dollar Day Saturday
EL PASO will have "Juar Day- on Saturday when all the leading mer-
chants of the Pass City will offer special bargains and special combina-
tions with a uniform price of $1.
J00 "jj? find Rroeerg offering so many pounds of coffee for a dollar
butchers selling a certain amount of meat for a dollar; the department stores
offering a certain numbe of yads of doth for a dollar.
In other words $1.00 is to be the unit of buying value on Saturday. All
lines of business will be represented in the big bargain list. Be sure to read
the Friday evening issue of The Herald for the full list of "Dollar Day"
Take Your Change Tomorrow In War Savings Stamps: All Stores Have The
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