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HONOLULU. HAWAII TERRITORY, ' FRIDAY;; NOVEMBER 2, ,1917. -SEM I-WEEK LY. ' ,
.WHOLE NUMBER.
J I ' f I 1 ilk I 11 I I
SITUATION OF
iir.LV is ;:oi
DESPEnATE CUT
VERY SERIOUS
Official Despatches From Rome
Say. Forces Have Recovered
, From First Shock of Surprise
' and Now Make Stand Bravel
THREE MILLION MEN ARE
STILL UNDER CADORNA
British Administer Severe Defeat
To Germans and Turks In Pal
estine While ; West Front Is
Comparatively Quiet ,
WAS 1 II NCITON, ' November
2 . - (Associated Press)
The position of the Italian army
on the. Venetian font ,is serious,
. but it is yet very far from desper
ate, according -to official . des
" patches received here yesterday
Jrom Rome.. The , statements
made by the American officials in
Italy as contained in Jhese des
patches, have none, far towards!
1 - - .! -" . 1 . . 1- &UT
reassuring mis. capital, wncrc u.ic
recent rererses to Italian arms
had been regarded as little short
of a calamity. ' v
."The situation . on the Italian
front is 'atill serious, but is far
from being desperate," says one
official cablegram. VThe allies on
this front Tiave 'recovered frqrh
their; .first surprise and are . pre
pared to pffer stern resistance to
' tfie" most if&tJffS.'tilnslanglrtsnhe
Teuionsma make.; s
. .CADORNA STRONG
'Cadorna's - strength remains
undisturbed, ' despite the large
losses in prisoners, Italy has un
der arms three million men, with
many seasoned troops prepared
to take, the place in the battle line
left vacant by those who have
been captured. The loss in guns,
. while it i large so far as numbers
go, is almost negligible, the main
artillery having been saved." ; '
' Tress despatches last night
state that Cadorna "has effected
the passage of the Tagliamento
River with his army and has tak
en up a defensive position on the
. west bank, where he is making
a stand and waiting for the Aus-tro-Germans
to reach that line.
The enemy's advance was 'not
rapid enough to Vnvelop the Ital
ians, despite the claims from Ber
lin that an arnonof sixty thou
sand had been y'gi off and cap
tured, bringing tll total .mirnber
of prisoners up to 180,(XX), with
fifteen hundred guns.
Buffer Bvrly la Betrent
During their forced retreat, the Ital
ia o suffered greatly from the eold
and from the Utrk of food, but thl ia
: now over, supplies in plenty having
; reached the new Italian front.
In a statement issued, last night,
Codorna announces that the auceeaaea
of the enemy, in their, great drive will
; be made valueless before the campaign
: haa been, concluded.
, No mention ia made in the deapatch
ea from Borne of the claim from Ber
lin that the Italian had been defeat
ed on the Tagliamento Biver, having
loft a bridgehead, permitting the Ger
mane to paaa oyer. '- According to the
(laxmau elaima, it waa here that the
Italiana loat a large part of their
' .third army, following a defeat of their
cavalry. Thta ia the army wnlca laat
nlaht'a deapatehea from the - Italian
, front atata la aafe and intact and wait
ing for the Teutonic attack.
BrUIan Victors
Newa of another BritUh victory in
I'lileBtine waa given out yesterday.
The Britidh,- f tor wm( hard lighting,
captured the Biblical town of Beer
ahvba, taking eighteen hundred pfiaon
era, made up of Germane and Araba.
There waa little activity along the
western front,! either in France or
i'laudera, while the only uewa of iitf
pertance from the eastern front ia the
announcement from Petrograd . Of
. further German withdrawal on the
northern end of their line. All the
German north of Riga re now (aid
to have been ordered to fall back
: Mkluh they are doing rapidly, destroy-
( ovemar i
is Mhore
Grounds Inside 'Breakwater -and
Damage Cannot Be Determin
ed Titi DayliQht Was To Take
, ' Honolulu Run Next Week'
'A rACIFlC PORT, Novem
ber 2 (Associated Press
The,- big passenger , steamer
Governor is (ashore inside -of
the breakwater with ifS pa-'
sengers aboard. .There was no
loss of life, officers of the ship
reported by wireless to shore.
How seriously the stearrjer has
been damage cannot be deter
ntined until daylight when at
tempt will be' made to get her
off.
. -Tbe Governor was -scheduled
to leave hci, regular, run and
was-to run to Honolulu, start
ing1' her new schedule next
week.; What effect the acci
dent will have . npon ', these
plah$ cannot be told until her
injuries have been ascertained
but it is considered doubtful
even if the damages prove" to
be not'serions, whether she can
be, repaired in time to leave on
the. date set for' her. initial trip
tor the Islands.- i . ' :
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WMzA State
Senators SeeiSS-v
Stf
Visiting' Statesmen From Amer
ica Bitter In Denunciation of
.? Attacks Upon Helpless Women
fi and Children 1 x '
I.ONDOM, November 2 ( Aaeoeia ted
Press) I'nited Btatea Benatora Ken
driek and Kenyon, who remained hsra
when the rent of the eongreaattr.inl
party wont to France, underwent thir
aecond experience of air raida in tan
don ia the attack which waa mad by
Hua aircraft Thursday night. Neither
of them were hurt and both of thsm
were yesterday warm in their praiaa f
the fortitude which the Brltona ihjw
ia the face of the peril to which tley
are thu subjected, and bitter ia their
deouneiatiou of the Uun policy of car
rying on warfare upon oa-eombatanta,
especially .'women anc little children.
Thirty air craft participated in the
Thursday night German raid, the plane
coming over southeastern- England in
seven relays. Only a few svere able to
reach London, the rest being held back
by anti-aircraft defense which they
encountered en route, and. those that
did reach the metropolis only three
were able to pnss the outer defense of
the city and soar over the more popu
lous districts. These dropped a num
ber of boifcbs but the damage ' which
they inflicted was not great. Casual
tie attributed to the raid both ia .and
out of the city were announeed to be
eight killed and twenty-one injured, all
civilian. .- "
The two United State ftenater ye
terday visited the districts of the city
where the greatest damage waa done
and looked over the effect of the raid.
It wa after their return to their hotel
that they expressed themselves strong
ly againat the reprehensible war pol
icies of the Run.
Advice from Pari said that the vis
iting congreional party yesterday vis
ited the tomb of Lafayette and placed
wreath aa a tribute to hi memory and
a mark of the reverence in whieh It ia
held by. all patriotic' American.' V:- ;
WAfHrXGTON, , Xovember 2-l(A
oviated Pre) The board of export
license yeaterdsy announced that ' for
the present ..Jl; wjjl refuse , all, applied
t ion it for. lieenses 'to; export eprn xl
eept In such case where the necessity
for the exportation may , be . clearly
proven. - - "
iag rouda and bridgea a they go.
The German losses in the recent bat
tles on the Bainsisza Plateau, when
the Italian line broke and retreated,
were heavy, according to reporta by
way of London. Thirty thousand Teu
tons were killed, these report state,
the dead including two -German gen
eral of division.
EMBARGO ON SHIPPING
OF CORN TIGHTENED
sr-
and devastation are
AX on th Western Front Thin picture thowt one such town In the Aiane sector Ir6m which
the enemy was driven and the terrible wreckage which the victor found upon entering. It It It
from art official photograph taken by an artist with the British army. (4 . " . s V ' -
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German Sailors Are Shot For Re-
fusing Duty On U-Boats and :
' Half Fleet Lost ,
WASH INGTOX, Govern W (Aa
Soriated Press) Hit by a ilun torpedo,
the United States (.Transport Finland,
returning to ,th(s country after' the- de
livery ' safely In Fmtice a costinftent of
L"nitoV ptaa troopsinrae J, bai kynd
made, her1 way" sAfel into Kuroesn
rtort," No.' statement tt nv-casualties
mwf mMirfiy nhe'-go'ternim'nr" iflnrf
nouncing inf namage. to, xe iranspon
whioh Is on of the largest in the ser
vice nnd hit a crew normally of about
M0.,v. ,.-.,,;, '
!-lTt anotheri instance of Oerman kul-'
tur In connection With submarine war
fare wa announced yesterday from an
Atlantic port where there arrived sur
vivor of. the British' Steamer KastJ
Wells. This steamer, -encountered a sub
marine on October 14, was 'lorioiloel
and the ofllcers and crew took to life
boats as the ship went down. . The sub
marine stood by and shelled the life
boats, vigorously for a time. ;- '
' It wa -officially announced . from
Paris that for the week just past two
Prencb vessels over 1(100 ton . and one
under that figure were mink by aubma
rinea.'' ' ' ' ;. .-"!'
In the British house of commons it
was stated for He British admiralty
that between forty and fifty percent of
the Germau submarine opiating, in
the North Keu and Atlantic Tdnea the
betfinuirig of the war ha bee, sunk,
"We must lay plans for a long war in
order to see a short one," the members
were warned.
pu...-.. ..:a th.t It t..rn.1
MAKES SAFE PORT
from a reliable 'source that ' there i I cabiiiet are rapi.lly lining up in aupport
strou(( growing lisiuclination amongTof woman's HutTrune, following the ex
(iermau seamen to serve witn nuina-
riues.
Seversl Oermans were recently .
hot for refusing service in the U
boats. It is noteworthy that the shoot
ings are quite apart from the mutiny
at Wilhelmshaven, occurring prior to
the latter event.
partSH".
A PACIFIC POUT, November 2
(Associated : Pre) Baron MeRnta,
who is heading the Japanese economic
mission now is the United Btates, in
an address yesterday stated ' that his
country had "akcady.had a significant
part in the war' Among other things'
which Japan haa performed in the com
mon fight against the Central Powers,
he points out, has been to lend her
Allies a total of 550,000,000.'
! : ', '
MEDICAL REPORT ISSUED
AMSTKRDAM, November 2- (Asso
ciated Pres)-Tlie Vienna Neuer Jour
nal publishes a long summary of th
report issued , by the Vienna medical
board on the mental state of Dr. Ad
ler,' ; who ( shot the. Austrian Premier,
Count HiuergKh. The report finds
that "Adler is heredity psychologically
abnormal and inclined to fuuutlciaia
and mania."
. ;
WILL PREVENT INTRIGUES .
TOKICy November 2 (Associated
Press) To prevent intrigue by enemy
subjeut and for the general protection
of foreigner, special police will b
smiointed in the leading cities of Ja
pan, including Tukio, Yokohama, O-tuka
and jMagasakt.
typical of the towpt from whicfi tha
''ft''.
KAISER IS FORCING V
HiS ViLl: AND NEV :
. AKBTEBDAM, November 2 (As
iociate4 . Preca) 'Work, of reorgani
sation of tbo Germau cabinet is pro
traiMiiig largely along the line dic
tated by the , kaiser. Despite U
announced oppoatUon to von KetUng
for. premier -whlcn member of the
reienstag dLUysd and th report
tnat be woutd not' aocept unless the
chanrellorsbip an the Prussian pre
miership FhoelA r ot be separitexl, lis
yrterJy aifravto.-eke thw-wfllo
Of chancellor, the OoUo(n Oasettr
annonneed last night ( .
Furthtr progree in tbe reorgani
sation f the - cabinet . was the ac
ceptance of Helfcrtch as president of
the food board in place, efvon Wal
dow, resigned. ., . v
Aa yet. von Cappeue ha not ac
cepted the portfolio tendered hlin
and it is considered doubtful that he
rill. : :. ...... ' .
CABINET LINES UP V
FOR UN'S VOTES
Members of Official Family. Are
Following Example Set By
President Wilson .. .
NKW YORK, November 2 (Aaso-
tinted Tress) The member of the
( ipt recently by tht President.
Yesterday Hecretsry of the Navy Uan
iels, Keoretary of the . Interior Lane,
Secretary of Agriculture Houston,. Hoc
retnry of the Treasury McAdoo, and
Hecretary of (dininerce Bedlleld made
public announcement of their decision
to support the campaign for state en
dorsement of the Anthony Amendment
to the Constitutional and for state leg-
irialatin enfranchising wromen
RUSSIA GIVESGOOD
' SUPPORT TO ITS LOAN
PETRQCilUD, November !-(Asoei-
ted Press) Substaatial support: of he'
provisional government ha been shown
in the subscription received for. the
Hecond Liberty Loan for Mussia. So
far, subscriptions totalling four billion
roubles have been reeiived by the gov
ernment. '.' '.',' ';'
.':. .
BOOZE IN SCOTLAND i V
IVfAY BE REGULATED
" I.OM0, November l( Associated
Pre) -The Hritish government 1 eon
iderini.' control of the liquor trade
In Ht-ntlund. Whether similac regula
tions will be tried In, England and Ire
land dependent on the success of .the
trial in fVotlatid, the plan Wing admit
tedly mi experiment.
'" 1 1 1 P mtmmtm
TIME JS EXTENDED
AVASHINOTON,' November I (As
aoi'inleii Press) The time for reports
on alieu property holdings has been ei-
teuilvd to December 5, .,
Germans are driven t)y' tW '-Ajiies
T
GET GOAL SUPPLY
Manufacturers of Non-Essential
a Articles Will Lack Fuel,
Canned Goods Lower f
4 WASIUNOTOy, iNo-mber 2 (As
sociated 'Pres,s)--rntil the homes 'f
the land are-supplied industries -whose
outputs sre not essential to the need
of the war and the people of th coun
try.. will liuve t do without eoal, was
the announcement lue-le yeterday' by
'the; board of . f uel--ebnirol. Hegula
fiosi are to be promulgated and pt
-in.to.tv''. m V irbW ilLEeo4)y.-revat riet
coul,uiea. Industries which are essen
tial to the' war Will be provided, with
fuel ia.-full? 'Industries- not essential
to the war will be;; earefwllv. super
vised in their us of .fuel and furnish
ed with amounts that do aot affect the
supply that 1 needed for home pur
posos and mannfaeturers of less essen
tinl .goods will i-ome after the homes
lire supplied . h lie J goods not 'deemed
ns neccHsary wiU bV'eut off from man
ufacturing. . ' , . .,,
. Immediate drop in . the ' price of
canned good -is -.forecast by the food
udministratio as, one Of vtqe first di
rect result of the licensing of whole
tale dealers. It is claimed that there
lire large stock in store that were se
cured at lower prices than those fori
which they are now. obtainable and"
which will have to he' sold at A reason
aide profit on original tosts under th
new- licensing regulation. ,
loantotaTsmaybe
given out next veek
WASHINGTON. November 2 (A
sociatej Press) The work vof' segre
gating and listing the aubacrlpilon to
ihe Hecond Liberty l.oan from - th
twelve federal reserve dlstrieta is
proving a greater task than the actuar
ies of the treasury depart meet had at
first eipeeted and it i now stated that
the official total will probably' not be
available until sometime early'" neit
week. . ... a Mf ' ' . ..'..i,' .
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BERLIN IS REPORTED : '
HUNGRY AND CHILLED
COPENHAGEN, November l-ifA-sociated
Pre) The Vorwaerte'l au
thority for the new that Berlin la shiv
ering with eold and that lines are stand
ing all day long before the eoal and
food shops waiting-for a few Kooiful
of eoul: Chicken, gartie. liver ynd sau
sage are ft l pound. .' ' , ' ' ''
, . ' ' ' ' I.'-
MUCH MONEY NEEDED ;
LONDON, November 2 (Associated
Press) It will require approximately
tl5ii,(Njo,uuu to reconstruct or strength
eu 15,000 miles of road in Great Brit
aiu after the ' war in order to enable
tliem to carry the growing qiotor traf
tic, says an ouiciai estimate. , .
.i i.'. '
DEMONSTRATIONS POSTPONED
PETROGRAD, iNovember W( Asso
ciated Press) The Haximlit hare
decided to postpone th demon! ration
they had plannod far November 2. The
new nitte is kept ecret. , . : .
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' 4 ' ' '
BRITAIN GIVEN CREDITS
WASHINGTON, D. C, November 1
(Associated Press) A credit ef MS!,
000,000 ha been given Great Britain to
cover neeessary war expenditure in the
United State.
HQ.ES VILL FIRST
LOUIS?AflA UNABLE
TO DELIVER GREAT
ORDER
FO
SUGAR
Early Drought and Recent Co!d
Wave Cut Sale In Half and V
y lower the Price-
FIFTY THOUSAND TONS '
, ; ALL FOUND AVAILABLE
More Than Quarter of Season's
Y Crop' Is . Already Removed .
- From the Sugar Market
.. " . . .. . . -
NEW ORLEANS, November 2 (As
sociated Pre!LouiBisna sugnr" plant
ers jMV found themselves unable to
nuke deliverie of the hundred thou
sand ton of sugar which they agreed to
sell t the , American-' Pngar Befining
Conipuny wheai the sugar shortage was
most acute in New York City and other
eastern cities and fears ef a sugar fam
ine there were espreseed. Only half of
the quantity contracted for 'delivery
roulii be secured.
.Louisiana's sugnr ernp I short, be
cause of the drought that existed early
in (he enmmer and continued until af
ter mid -summer. Despite this the plant
ers might huee been able to make de
liveries on th big order placed, with
them had it not been for the unexpected
eold Wave that settled over the sugar
belt and thga occasioned delays ia
grinding that had not been reckoned
upon. '..'.'" -. ' r ' . ' ' ."' '
v.Itecaiise of.. failure to deliver, more
than., fifty thounand tons of the big
rler,. a reduction in price has been
agreed upon mad th sale are made at
.3V eenta .a pound instead of I..10
cents an had hevn agreed.: Kven with
this short delivery more thsa a quarter
of the - entire Louisiana- crop for the
year is removed . from the market' by,
this and. earlier sales.- j i . ,'
VALL STREET WOULD
'I V
. : CHECK SHORT SALES
NEW YORK, November 1-i-(isoclat-4
lr.y M'slt'Stwt pries rumlUa4
and' fraJih'eiVnWu .tdday' tc the lowest
level of. the year.' 'The depressing Ital
ia aituation and effect of th eaorm'ous
tvar xea-ea; many of the favorite
Stock in the market wera factor ia the
bearish movement. . ' '. i
The stock exchange governors toolMie
tlow toilay to minimixe "short selling,"
Ordering all members to WlowJflhieir
stock borrowing accounts. This will en
able an embargo to be put en suchiep
eratioa awl will, determine the ourre
of the selling. It will be ascertained
whether German interest and vicious
r.hartetera ar behind a plan to disor
ganize the market, i' . ' . . ...
TEN TBsSWALK '
OUT IN OIL FIELDS
HOI MTON, Texaa, November 2 (A
ociated Press) strike leader last
night declared that they Bad informa
tion indicating success of the strike
which had been ordered ia the oii
Melds. Titer said theyr were advised
that 10,000 workmen had walked out
in the sixteen Oil field la which the
strike had been called. s There are
ample fund In the union treasury to
finance the strike, they Mid.
It is not expected that the atrikr
will be permitted to run its course
Government intervention with arbitra
tion proposal is expected to bring
about en early return to work.
, ' i i 1
GERMAN NEWSPAPERS
v t ARE FEELING PINCH
Til K HAOPE, . Netherlands, "Noveui
bor 2 (Associated Press) Th difficult
times through which the German daily
newspaper is passing .may be Judged
from the following tncress-4n jiroJue
tion costs, as given by the Berlin Ta
licne iiunuacosui , iv ages, iweuiy-nve
percent ; paper, 100 ta 300 percent;
power and light, ISO. to 200 percent;
metal for. tyuw, stereotype, .etc., over
300 percent; printing rollers, over 800
pen-cut; priuting ink, 100 to 50 per
cent; lubricating oil, .400 to 000 per
cent; glue, 300 to 500 percent; stitch
ing thread and wire, ten 00 to 300
percent; packing material, 880 to 500
percent, price are till inouutiag un
ceasingly, even for inferior substitutes.
SLACKERS IN BUTTE WILL
BE APPREHENDED IS SAID
HI'TTE, Montana, November t (As
.sociated Press) Because " om H00
men of Silver Bow County have failed
to report for examination for military
service, the members of the city and
county exemption boards here have
issued an appeal to .drafted men who
have been called for examination, to
unite in an effort, to apprehend th
"slackers".
The board propos to furnish the
draftees with the name and address
of those who fail to report, so that
they may be sought out and forced
to appear.
FORCES EDM
TRENCHES-FOR
First Battalions Are Relieved Cy
r Fresh Troops and Critical Ma
.neuver Is, Made Without Diffl
cutty k Headquarters- Reports
CASUALTIES THUS FAR v
; , vHAVE BEEN NEGLIGIBLE
Some of the Contingent Have
; First Experience la buffering
With;"Trench FeeH BuLOffU
;cers pleased With- Conditions
Am e r I can n?ovr',i
FRANCE Novfrnbcr, 2
(Associated Tress V Yesterdav
the first American battalion to
undergo the" experience ot hold
ing: a sector of the French "front -were
Withdrawn from "the
trenches and - their places taken
by . fresh American, troop's." .'TThe
critical' maneuver of relieving tlte
men and stationing newbattal
ions in their place was carried
through successfully .-.
;.The experience gained by the
officers' in, command clT ihe. tvyo
detachments', those now ,'in"- the
trenches and those just relieved,
is ' regarded ' a valuable. ' The ,
casualties received by the'Atn''-'
icans so far have been negligible,
although a' number of: the, men
front the trendies are suffering
Tromftheir 'Trst '. expcrien'cewn.jrx
"trench . feetjohiethiii which,
placed, thousands of, the unsea
soned British on the hospital list
tn :'. their . early experiences of
trench warfare. , , i 1 ' '
J The only Officer wounded tn the '
trenches has been. Uettr. -l)eyero, '
Harding, of the Officers' Reserve
Corps. 1 le was .hit by a bit .of
nuiniiivi, aim t. lkliJUI
not seriously, wounded. " 1.;
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FIELD ORDERS FOR
GUARD ARE-OUT
Field order were: issued -last "wight
walian Iafsstry, of the aattatialftiard,
giving toe oeiaus or toe , movemnats
and equipment of, the (Jiumi inej-
dental to its going 1st q, it annujiU
(imp of instruction. 'j The, rders ar
compreBermive,- Kivini tne -ysrioTrs at
gnnixation of the regiment Q th ia
formation necessary to, tusk, the tem
porary mobilisation , of the tuaril
smooth aad precise. Time tndf datea
of assembly routes and -suehj and th
eauiDmenr. nseessarr ara snaeiusii.
... w . .
The order were placed "In" tB; or
(tanlr.atlons' msil.boe jisf v'gUt and
Colonel Kiley urge his. olUoeK-s 4 se
cure them immediately, and comply
with their provision, one., of whkh re
quires, a requisition for. all v weeded
property ia the hand of th snpply ef
Are by tomorrow night. Extra opi
ean be had by th officer of the. regi
ment from' the adjutant. - " . V j .
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I
K MiKINR IIFiOY
IU lllfllUMU 11UIUIIIII
WASH IN OTON, November SA
einlMil . TraaM .Athrnia rtmsteli.s
uovince that the Greek army, which will
take the field under the general com
mand of General Sarrail and which will
be largely under the directions of a
Preach general tff, la now being rap
idly mobilised. The mobilising i pro
eeeding amoothly, 4 , ' , . '.
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PRE-WAR SHIPMENTS ARE v
RECEIVED FROW GERMANY
n snninu lun, novimiDer i Ai-
ociated Pre) four million dollars'
worth of Oerman product long weld at
th Rotterdam dock and consigned to
America, paid for befor the war, have
been permitted to mov to America, Ik
wa given out today. , . -

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