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HAWAtTN GAZETTE TUESDAY,. AVV W3- SEM1-WFXKVV.
RESULT IN GAINS FOft
ALLIES. IN AH
Workers Will Observe Anniver
sary of Entfy of UnjJerJ
, u staid into war
GrfataUantfy Is Stow Byi;Britis5SP(l
7 ; French Troops Io Close Fighting: and
lions Are Mowed Dwn
' , ;7 - IN the Western front the enemy wa held yesterday and at some
-Chairman- Hiif 17 ' of the United
HUtl hipping Board anaouaces that
all worker la tit snip yard will ob
serve "Liberty Day", April fl, tha an
aiversary ! tha entrance of the Ualted
Mate Into th great war. "The day
should aWehen all worker to greater
recognition . of their responsibilities,"
he adds, "and bring their efTorta sm.a
npoa tiptoa.' ;.-.'
The shipping board hat given it so
preval to a sew plan whereby private
ntereata Will engag la the building of
nan anip to beat the ubmanne earn-
. . . 1 . 1 V T- .L. IT . ...W v- .., vo lunuaui am lima uiuu.-
: points was pusrrea one, rrom .c ..Bs...B iMJ u shlpb(a,i,i(,tf
, furious with ,ne Germans generally still on tbe aggressive but to concern ardera for lfio motor driven,
' V the north "of the Somrae the enemy offensive wag les ptropg than 1 wooden shir. of 3000 ton each .Toes
- J T i .1 , . . wrt.-. tu- ! will probably be need chiefly la the Pa-
v , for the past several days in some sectors. Where the enemy refused j f'oaa. Timber a.,1 machinery for
to carry Its often si ve the Allies Decame r,ne aggressors ana in thi chip eontruetion la available with
- ... v- . ' t t t I
, those sectors the enemy was driven nacx at several points.
:-?i-Vy--lnto the densely massed Hun forces which swept wave upon
V.- wave against the Allied forces to the South of the Somme the British
, , 'aid French maichinegunners and riflemen poured Volley after volley
: that tore freat ihojes io tbe serried ranks, of the advancing. enemy
v 'until they were Anally driven back by the leaden storm leaving the
ground heaped high and deep with blood stained, grey c LarJ bodi
e thus tnnictd on von inndenburgs armies.
out interfering with the previously ar
ranged program of the government.
tepid construction of tbeae vessel la
assured.. The eoat of earn eueb snip
ia to be apraiimately $400,000.
The. 'United State emergency fleet
corporation haa awarded contract for
aixty additional -ateel vcaaela of 7500
ton eaeb for oactrvetloa ia Atlantic
Ooaat plant. . ' '
Daring.. March the government
launched thirty ah pa of 232,786 total
tonnage. It completed twentv veaael
of a toUl tonnage of 162,200. The
launching xedel program by 12,000
ton, bat s ahortag Hi the deliver! of
ateel plate, due to ' the interference
complption of K'rul other vesaela.
LARGE GUriS ROAR
Great looses were thus tnnictd on von tnndenburg
; v , BRITISH TAKE OFFENSIVE
; " Along the Scarpe the British took the olTensivt and hurled the
V "V enemy back." IA this sector Feuchy was captured.
1 . ; GeneraUIaig') report to London last night said that North of
v m " i i c a . Plena 'aTf VH IU u huoiiwbuhj
the Somme the Germans, were generally less active on Sunday andwitk ,,00,, by tha aevere t.rm
;n".nm ;n'ctarirt ApcYinfA to rarrv on. The war office reoort said of laat winter somewhat retarded the
" ' A" that to the south of the Somme there was considerable fighting often
..i of,' intense character. Ia that sector jhe British took the offensive
r at several points and forced the fighting. Ia one of these offensives
, . the British regained possession of Demuin, southerly from Amiens, j
v; : This town baa recently been a, storm center of fighting and it was
there the British hpi previously taken 5000 prisoners. ;
J?om; miles eastof Afrs the Britfsh conducted another success
..' fut offensive and here' the Germans lost considerable . ground and
uffered Very heavy casualties in the heavy fighting which the Brit
'. ish forced upon them: ' ' ' '
' ? ' Brilliant operation were conducted on Saturday by Canadian
r cavalry and British infantry in conjunction with French forces to
v the southeast of Amien. In a series of dashing charges, they, drove
;': the enemy out of the woods to the north of the town and held their
".gain. ' i ' '
V ' - FRENCH HURL HUNS BACK-
..V,;''V.-''A great flood of German infantry flowed almost incessantly
i 1 .against the French lines between Moreuil and Lassigny. it was re
' ' ported from the French front. Here the battle was purely pne,of
foot soldiers 'against foot soldiers,' bayofie , to bayonet sadi banXib
". thand in many instances and from early morning until into tbe dark
' es. Tlieheavy masses of infantry which the Germans sent for
ward were' time and again thrown back by 'the furichis counter
,' ; ' . charges of the gallant Poilus. In such close encounters bayonets
" and hand grenades played a great part
, v .. The villages of Piedmont and plessier were completely destroy--y
" d tn the course of the engagements of the day.
GERMAN PROGRESS HAMPERED
i . , jhe Germans are much hampered in the bringing up of guns
'-'and supplies by reason of the fact lhat when the Allies fell back
' they destroyed bridges and tore up roads along the line of their re
V . , tirement
'; - ' The opinion generally prevails, among French military authori-
ties that this great battle may go steadily on for months, a series of
engagements interrupted by only short intervals between the van-
' ous phases of the great general engagement.
GAINS MADE BY FRENCH
oiie killed; FOUR v
Slight Explosion and Burnlnrj Out
' of power Wired Cause of Ijaq
. . r;streea.r0 Ac9en,t ;
SCARED BY THE HASH
MANY JUMP TO GROUND
Japanese Woman Loses Ufa. Ha
waiian Boy Badly Hurt Others
Sustain Slight injuries
lira, taktiri, Japan womw;
fractnrad akull and bad scalp wound.
Barbart Markla, young Hawaiian
boy;, fractured thigh.
' OTHERS INJUKED
fltmkv - Tanika, Japan e girl;
abraaioni and bruise.
Halukt Agawa, Japaneaa girl;
sbrMlona and shock. .
Mrs. Zalovoka, Japan ety woman;
D -j--- 5J
Oil IIMI FROM!
Heavy Artillery Engagements Re
ported British Aviators
Do Splendid Work
HOME, .April 1 (Aoeited Pre)
Along the entire Italian frbnt yeiter
day there were Intenae artillery duel,
the Aaatro-Oermaaa almost incesnt
ly thelliog. Italian position and the
I tali n, Trench, and British batteries
replying In kind. There wna also con
iderabla activity in acounter be
twMi patrol parties thoagh thera wer
a,l )n(ivntry angageaient and no, raid
wer anempieq oa-a larss aosia.
tune the British aviation fofeea
reached tha Italian- front its aviator
hav brought down eighty-three enemy
plane and in that time they hav lost
To this report which was received
yesterday must be added the result of
ytaterday la which nine more enemy
machine were shot dowa.
..' w. s. s.
CLOCKS OF NATION
ARE ALL SET AHEAD
The French official report issued So Paris said French forces
. 'had recaptured Ayencourt and Monchel and had gained considerable
. -ground m the vicinity of Orviler. J(Ioreuil was taken tor a secottq
' time-from the Germans at the point of the bayonet in a charge of
especial dash and brilliance which showed incomparable bravery on
; the part of the French and British troops which participated-iti the
" "Local successful battles between Luce Brook and the Avre,"i
1 ; were reported in the official communique of the Berlin war office.
' "French counter attacks to the west and south west of Montdldier
' failed and heavy losses were inflicted upon them."
BRITISH RESTORE LINE
.' Early reports from London said, Easter morning finds the Allies
striking at the Hun lines on the front protecting Amiens, now the
goal of the German offensive. ' - '
The British have restored their line south of the Somme, in the
valley of the little Luce river. This was achieved as the result of a
' vigorous counter-attack by the British, which threw the Germans
out of positions they had occupied. and ent them back while, the
British took the line. Announcement -of the restoration of this por
tion of the front is made by the" war office. - .''
' 5' Two strong German attacks from Marcel Cave to the Somme
'' were repulsed with heavy losses to the Germans. ". "V '
The German attacks north of the Somme were made today -with
-four .waves of infantry, but in spite of these massed assaults,' the
Germans were beaten back at all points. ' i
In the neighborhood of Srre, above Albert, the British have
a advanced their line, and today they took 230 prisoners and 40 ma
"chine guns at this point.
f FIGHT THROUOH THE- NIGHT ' '
'' Paris earlier despatches said' fighting continued all Saturday
' night with undiminished violence, according to official announce
ment today. "
Battalions of Germans, renewing the attack without cessation,
were cut down by the French fire.
- The town of Moreuil, captured by the Germans last week, was
regained Dy me rrencn tooay in iunuus ngnung uciween muicuh
' and Lassigny.
r The" Germans have been checked completely.
' Jt wa; officially announced that the presence of Bulgarian and
Austrian troops on the tranco-Britlsh front has been establisnen
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BANK CLEAKANCtS Or Btavxs thi whom taktlt.
NATION MUCH INCREASED
-WASHINGTON, March SI (Official)
The United Bute today atartad to
ava an hour of daylight every day.
Throughout tha nation at two o'clock
thi morning tha clock were act ahead.
Bail mad time table were affected only
by the fact that trains heft an hour
earlier in fact, but on the aame hour by
tha eloek dial. Ohurh service war
imllarly affected. As there was little
business the change was not ao notice
Tomorrow morning all workera will
eo to work an hour earlier by tha un
bat at tha ame hour an Boal by th
elor-K, tad wilt end their labor aiml
larly an b.our earlier Otart prvlouly.
W. S. S.
FIVE wILL CDNTRQt
PRODUCTION OF MEAT
WASHINGTON, April 1 (Anoeia
ted. Press) -Determination of 'a nation
al policy for the encouragement of
meat uroductioa aud control of distrl
butioa was announced yesterday by
the President. IU said the notion was
taken at the suggestion, of Food Ad
Control of both production and dis
tribution is placed in the hand of n
aommissioa of five. Thi commission
Will sousiftl of tbe secretaries of agri
culture and labor, the chairmen of tha
trade and tariff commission and:
w. a. s, T
MORALITY DECLINES TO
LOW EBB IN PRUSSIA
AM8TEBIUM. March 81 (Aaoeiat.
ad Press) Tb report of th Prussian
minister of justice deplore tha decline
in respect for law and th general
moral decline on which ha ay aceom
panied war time in Prusai. The report
states that nearly 300.0QO sentences
hav been passed in Prussia alone dur
ing the past year for the breaking of
w. s. s.
Pani among tbe pasmnrers folio
ing a alight explosion and the burning
out of tha power wires in the control
ler of Honolulu Bapid Transit car, No.
10, near the Outrigger Club, was rexpoa
sible yesterday afternoon for the death
of one Japanese woman, tbe serious
injuring of a five year-old Hawaiian
boy, and painful Injuries to two young
Japanese girl . and anotner Japanese
woman. Tbe accident happened at one
fifty-live o'clock, as the ear was bound
for tb Wtiktki and of King" Street.
All the injuries were caused by th
passenger jumping from tha street ear
after the explosion, sad none by the
flame from the, .controller box.
The dead woman, Mr. Bakuri. in
lighting from th runnlag.car, fell so
her head struck the street a terrific
blow, eauling a fracture -at the base
of th skull and a bad and ragged
scalp wound. ' She lived only about ao
hour,' .' after aba waa takes! 'to the
Queen' Hospital, whithar aba was re
moved from tbe emergency hoapital and
Dr. Herbert failed to attend her.
Moinmaa'a Soa Hurt
Herbert ' Marhie, the Hawaiian boy
injured, i tha son of E. Markle. the
motorman who was driving the ctr at
the time of the accident He was rid
ing on one of the front seat and, like
th Japanese, . jumped to th ground
after tha flames flashed from tha con
troller, hi father being anable to pre
vent him a hf was attempting to bring
the ar ta a atdn. .-, , . -.',. ..
, The boy 'reeeived a fraetur of hi
right hip when h stuek tbe ground,
but no. other inlurles. H will recover
fully, without lasting injury, it is be-
. . . . . . . . i i .
uevea. Aiur doide ireaieu anu e
. t .t a t it -
at tae emergency aosjumi uann( mo
afternoon the boy waa removed to th
Injuries of the three others consist
ed mostly of painful abrasions, but
aon so serious as to require then
being scut to a hospital after their
wounds were dressed, at tbe emergency
' Mitsuku Tsnaka is a twelve-year-old
Japanese girl who lives at 34 Berf-
tania Street. Her Injuries consisted OI
an abrasion of tha right elbow, a
abrasion on the upper part of her left
foot and bruises on her left knee. -
Ilaiuki Agawa, i a thirteen year-
old Japanese girl who, Uvea at. 1370
Fort-Street. She reeeived an abrasion
of her left elbow, a cut over tha left
eye and was badly ahaken up, but
able to walk after the accident.
Mr. Zaimoku is a twenty -one year-
old Jspanenp woman who also Uvea at
84 Beretania Street and who is a sla
ter in law of Mitsuku Tanaka, the
twelve-year old girj injured. Mrs. Zai
moku received an abrasion of Iter lrt
elbow and left arm. .
Woman I Killed
Mrs. Hitkuri, tha woman wha died
from her injuries, was about forty
years of age, and th wif pf a Jap
anese barber living on Vineyard kHreet.
She was the 'mother of a grown aon
and daughter who were on the atroet
ear at the time of the accident, es
was also her hubaml, none of whom
was injured seriously enough to re
quire medical attention.
Ibe accident happened just about
oiiiKisite the bridge over the Waikiki
stream, a moment after the ear had
started up from a stop at tha Outrig ger
and rieaside Hotel -station.
An "over arc' caused while the
motorman was moving hi controller a
point which the ("blow-out" magnet
failed to absorb ia given th prob
able reason for tha explosion aud (lush
or names which ao badly frightened
the Orientals and children aboard the
Some of the passenger (aid the gen
eral fright was insreasd by Motor
man Markle shouting to tbe conduct
or, Tom Jones, to "throw off the' trol
ley," which some of those nut uu
tferstandiug Euqlish siisunderstood as
a command to lumD off.
E. Berry, living at 233 King Street,
who was one of tbe passengers, thought
th shouting of the motorman was part
ly responsible for increasing tbe panic
Markle is one of the oldest employe
of the Honolulu Kaptd Transit Com
pany and is considered a careful work
man. His attention to hi duty, in
stead of to his sor whom he did not
try to save at the risk of tbe others,
ia spoken of a indication of hi faithfulness.
Tbe car Was crowded with a Sunday
Two Are Used Each Day prj Al
ternate Days; cnurcn crowds
In. Pari Capital Larger than
UsuaJ Desplta Continued, Shell-
ing' . ' ' :
,r .' ,:. " ; ' '-. :.'' . ,
, . PARI3, April : 1 ( Amounted
Press) On citlsen was killed and
another waa injured by th x
plotioa Of a bU from tbe &erm&n
long rang gua or gans yesterday.
' On Sastar Sunday the. resbtents
of Pari and It suburbs paid Utt:
heed to tb latest Phso of Han
frightfwluee. Throughout Castor
Sunday tha iheol burst at regular
tutsrval bat the danwg . waa .
light and f arUi&i)' showed
interest In th xp)onlona than In
th obaervanc of Easter Buaday
and la tha nrwi from th C1'
haul that ia bcln waged In
'pienrdy. Tha chorebca wtr mors
crowded Uu vjmai at all af their
: aerricaa. -
Exatrlnatlvn 9f fnjimetiti of. a
Shall at th, iruxuiclpra laboratory
haa led to tb otclusion that
douVe foa to nsod to 210 ndllt
tuttor shelL '-
Appaiently. tb Oexma.ni bar
i tone of these long rain gna nnd
two ar used aack day on, nitsnat
. day. It to b'Jvd th InstaUa
tion and adjustment of the gnna
must take from dbran ta fear .
tnoavh and that 0.y ar dyW
lesa . eoucealod tn a mountain of
-csment. J ,
-r-f- W. S. S. -.
IVaf eft Your Hmd;
Danger Ffom Gfoss
: WASHINOTOKr, ArrU 1 (A
soclatad pre) "I cweful in
eating brsad. c&k and other floor
product," to tha warning wtdch
kat bean given to tha nqblle by
the federal Tr.id Board. . Tl
warning to issue! becaus . glaa
ka bn found in uck prodocU
and tn aom" lstancaa In f lour. -'
. It to not bUvd, th board an
nonncas, that this koa rn4ted
from organised work' but. It U
taonght ta b tb work of am
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MM V OF UNITED VSTATES
7 i V . ! 7 ; O - - . ' A . " i
lm Lines Men v?n4 Equipment ) Pass
yxorr iWPlW uvation;
f . Eathosiasm At ; Home . ; .
tYASJil0TfQN'' Aprit 1 (Associated TressJt'orward to the
' W line of battle the main body of the'Amcricart troops rn France
are moving.' This movement is already under way. f Mile after mile
of American soldiers, regiment afte regiment, can be. seen moving
over roads that, are ankle deep in mud, it "was reported yesterday
from -American heduarters;.in.;,lfrtnc:.;-ls ;the miserable
weather that was prevailing an4 the mud through which the men
were plodding' their ardor was in ho wise damjrened and the difficul
ties of progress were no. deterent to their teal. .
I rain after train bf motor trucks and lorries of field guns and
ammunitiqn rp' passing through f.he V'Uages o France, equi)ment
for the American troops who are on tbeir way to tlic fighting front.
Throughout the whole of the Afotrtcan. tine therlp are. indications of
the greatest activity as the soldiers of the United States Army, en
thusiastically pour out of the training camps on their way to join
Wn the greatest' battte the world has known.
OVATIONS EXTENDED EVERYWHERE
At every French town they reach and pass through the Americans
are received with acclamations of he wildest joy. They are made
heroes by the villagers. In each town they are given a real ovation.
The troops of the United States that have tccn in the training
camps have been turned over to the Allies, to General Foch, the su
nreme 'cetmmarider' and General Pershing's army is on the move.
Reports do not say in what direction they are proceeding.
WHOLE NATION IS THRILLED
The nation yesterday thrilled vith the news that the American
troops, the matn, body of the expeditionary force, was actually on
the way to the .fighting line. Easter crowds here a.t the nation's
capital and, from the reports that have reached here, .every large
city in the country halted and Stood to read the bulletins sent out
by the Associated Press, , The news was everywhere greeted with
: . i. is now understood that the American forces with the Allies
in the Picardy fighting, mentioned in all previous despatches have
been' engineers and other auxiliary farces.
.'General Marsh, "United Stages Chief of Staff, announced last
evening that he had not as yet been advised to what sector the
United. States soldiers are- going.
1EW YOBK, March 81 (Offlelal--Uank
clearings ia th United Bute
last week wer 3,558,389,0O0. Thi
compares with t3,114,7S,QOO for th
' am week of last year aad shows aa
Inereas of mora than 1400,000,000.
The fame of Chamberlain 'i Cough
Beiaedy in world wide. ' U U goad for
tha' deep seated caagh of tka adalt or
the croup and whooping cough of the
children. The same bottle serve th
whole family! For sale by all dealer.
Benson, Biuith A Co., agent, for Ha
GOING TO FRANCE
CAVk) MAY, New Jersey, March
31 Miss Margaret Wilson, daughter
of. tha President, nuqouaejd at tha
Wissahickou barrucks naval reserve
force here today that she is going to
France. Kite has been visiting all the
cantonments and spent most of tb
g-: . .-. : '
WASHINGTON. .Vrc.b 31 (Ouncial)
Movement of a'.l grain to Bwitrlnd
i halted by. the refusal of Germany to
promise the Swiss . government that
ship carrying such grain will -not be
molested by German submarine. This
coarse oa th pert of Germany is de
toying tbe sailing of alj vessel which
Switzerland has chartered to carry the
grain it k secured from tha ynited
holiday crowd of pabsengera bound for
the beach and Kapiolani I'ark
twenty miles an hour when the panic
occurred, with the controller at t'nine
points." This, though, seem tq have
been an exaggeration and the apd of
the ear, which had not gone mora than
one hundred feet from the last stop,
probably was less than twelv mil" n
hour, as the "over arc" is said to have
happened while the controller handle
was being ,' moved from tve i six
Flask Not Dangerous
Charles Stephens, nHxixtaiit superin
tendent of the Honolulu Rapid Transit,
ayn tliut thti flanh trom the crossed
wires iu the controller were no more
dunfmniH than the lonimoii blowing
out' of a car fose. He aceounts for the
inlaliap by the UHscrtidu that the
"blow put" mugnt-t failed to absorb
the "over arc. "
'. The injury' to the burned mit eon
(roller was repaired a few minutes af
ter ur No. IU wu brought to the ear
nam on AinRai Mreet, and it was re
turned in service the text of tha after
Prank Htevvnroii, enierecncy hoxpitul
ftttendttut, complaiiiH thai tbe lihiriug
of the cirv umbulauce Imrh wAs ignored
at one of the street enr switches on
tuny street by a peilestriao tor whom
a stop had to be made to'koop from
ruuuing bim down.
"In vases like this a life may be
lout iiy the carclcNMleHH u( pursons- who
lit) not ek-or the streets lor the ainuu
lunre horn," ho havn.
In spiU' of Hie delay, th am lruton.ee
made a quirk run to Wuikiki where but
-one patieut, the Jajiuuesu woman' Who
died from her injuries, waa taken
aboard. i .
Detective On th Job
Arthur Anderson, a member of th
city detective KtufT, happened to be
near fit the time of the accident, and
he taxed much delay by picking out
thone needing medical attention, but
able ti sit up, whom he loaded into
an autoniobile which he commandeered
and sent to the city hospital before the
arrival of the ambulance.
The deud Japanese, woman has been
employed at the borne of Mr. aud Mrs.
G, P. Castle for the past year as
laundress. Mrs. ('antic says the woman
hits been one of the faithful workers
with her sewing innrhine in Red Cross
work, in her spure time from her other
"The woman was exceptionally
faithful in her lted Cross work and one
upon, whom thu others bad. loomed to
depend." Mrs. Castle says..
United States Soldiers Greet News' of
Advance With Greatest Enthusiasm
WASHINGTON. March 31 "(Official) America's extensive
participation in the great battle in France is believed to have been
brought near by Pershing's offer to Fock of all of the American
divisions for fighting the Germans.
Secretary 6f War Baker cabled today that the United States
poldiers are enthusiastic over the prospect of anling. ' )ne regi
ment, to whom the announcement was made," lie said, "broke spon
taneously into cheers."
Participation is now only a question of where it can he most
effectively rendered, is the opinion of military experts. Where the
American troops may be considered tiios,t needed by General Foch,
there tpey will go. .
others jumped from the car besides
those recorded a injured. On f iliplno
who was covered with blood was
tliAiiulit kirk ltAAii haitlv initireil. un
til H was asertaie4 the blood was ' LAXATt Vl$ BROMO (jUTNlE re
frpm the wounds of others. Beyers!
fiersons had narrow escapes in jump
ng from the car, and all who did so
INVASION OF SIBERIA
NOT NOW PROPOSED,
JAPANESE ARE TOLD
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TOKIO, March 31 (Special to Hawaii Btiinpu) -lupun propose no mili
tnry movement upon Siberia at this time altboub it ik move k1io.i1I b"
jointly suggested by the Entente and its co boligerents the suggestion wmiid be
given the most oaraful aonsideratiou With this expression Huron Moluno
set at rest tbf many rumor and reports of plans for the mobilising of the
army of Japan for the purpose of sending hit expedition to Siberia to protect
th Interests of thi eouutry aud it AJlie against threatening icnnaijisin. Ilo
mad the auuouasement in speej-h wble.h he delivered before a joint .sossiou
yf parliament on the eve of its adjournment.
'japan Is in no sense onerned over the typc of government which Rus
sia muy Anally determine, npou, said Baton Motouo. It is iiiiiuutRi iul whether
it shall be a monarchy or a republic or whether the Kolhovisls or some other
political party shall control the government
' derman tiiflutmea ha permeated almost all of Kuropenn Huda. It is
showing st roag tendencies of invatling' Biljeria. Hix-h an eventuality .lapnii
must view with grave pprbenaiouf In i-onsenuenc-e of this Fituution th"
question of an 'invasion of Biberin by Japan has been seriously dim-usaed both
ut hotne and abroad but ao: auch lnvaaiou hue boea determined ami subsequent
event can only deteimia -it nec.essUy,
GOLDS CAUSE HEADACHES
suffered somewhat from shock.
It was reported yesterday that the
Rapid Trausit'car was traveling nearly
nevM.MrllJ:u.!SsV Vf J th war id .over
to cure a cold in one day. Tbe signa
ture ol B. W. OROVK i on each boa.
Manufactured Ly the TAKIS MHDI
C1NU CO.. St. Uui. U. S. A.
sui jt nrfi rnnn
IH NO USTRIAL HISTORY
WASHINGTON, Mreh , 31 (pfficial) Seeretuiy of l abor Wilson yes
terday announced the term for agreement arrived at by the recognized repre
sentatives of labor and capital iu the United rtlates whi-rcby their relations
ae to be determined duriag tbe war. Strikes, lockouts and all industrial dis
turbauces are 'to be eliminated thus 'insuring, the I'uitod Btutes u steady and
top notch production during tbe period of the war. ,
The program provide for mediation where and whenever employers an I
employes may clash. The workmen are permitted to orgaui.u unions mid
through such medium to bargain with their employer. Wiiuilurly the cm
ployed are permitted to form organisations of and uinong themselves whilo
open shop are not considered B just ca"e for "grieviuic" to labor.
The eight hour day is considered to be a basic principle nud miiiiin iiu
wages required must be sufllcieut to keen tha worker uml his fuuiily iu coin
fort and health.
A National War Labor Board is to handle all disputes which may arise be
tween the employers and th employed.
The statement' issued by th, conferees, who, for a iiu.nlh imst have been
engnged in drafting the agreement rioted that a maximum production is us
sured to the government whle' labor U guaranteed iu its rights, to orjjjunie
for its own protection.' '
Krank I', Walsh, who waa labor's chief spokesman u ml lirst representa
tive on the conference board said: "Loyal cooperation of the tMiijduwr nnd
he employed will win thi war ami tbe propO.te l agreement will in aire just