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-HONOLULU. HAWAII TERRITORY, FRIDAY, MAY v 10.. 191ft. SEMI-WEEKLY.
WHOLE NUMBER ' 4737
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Allied Guns Dispersed Their Columns
i Before' They Could Be Brought Into
4 Battle-French C In De-
ly Restored Last Night -
f " ON'DON.'JLay lCC( Associated
JU to drive back the iefense of
attack might be. made against the
k might be. made against the
chain of hiIUWCt and north of Mont Kemmel has resulted in a
complete defeat of the Germans, who suffered heavy losses without
being able to get the greater part of their men into action.
Last night," General Plumer reported that the British line, which
had been dented by the initial drive of the Huns yesterday morning,
l'wd been completely restored, ,'with the Germans thrown hack at
all points. ,:';;''. ' . V
, PLAN FRUSTRATED
Prorn statements front prisoners and from documentary evidence
found ou the bodies of slain Getman; officers it fsTtnown that the
Germans had planned a much more pretentious assault than theyf
were able to, deliver." . The plan had been' to follow up the bom
bardment ofri Wide front by heavy infantry attacks, and the troops!
ivere being brought forward in readiness to deliver their blow. The
German concentrations were ob
served by the. Allied aviators,
however, and the British and
French artillery, smashed one
concentration after another, to
uch(cffect that the" German plans
were disorganized and at onjy
one point yvui an V tenons effort
omcidrtitally wtthMhj, ' Jni
. arrncn "bf thtr , Germain .' rear
sOffenveof thir .ovo against jhe
Gnt(ao forwar lih;e eait of
ScheYpenberg; 'ari(t 'this' unexpectJ
cd assault still further disarrang
ed the German pUtr, :.j
ONE THRUST LANDEP
Early yesterday morning, fol
lowing the heavy bombardment
of the British lines between la
Clytte and Vormeleele, the Ger
mans pressed one force of infan
try forward, which bent back the
British.at one point. The attack
centered at Vierstraat. northeast
of Kemmel. There had been
fighting at this point during the
night, the British countering and
regaining their old positions be
fore morning, pnly to be ejected
in turn by the second German as
sault. All along the rest of the front
the British and French guns
pounded the German columns,
dispersing some and forcing
others to fall back. Just at the
right moment, too, the French de
bouched from their positions on
the Schernenbere slopes and
fought their way in a small en
gagement into the German lines,
taking prisoners and gaining
some trenches. The German com
mand diverted battalions from his
force maneuvering against the
British to reinforce in front of the
During the afternoon the Bri
tish made their .counters, throw
ing back the Germans and resTor
ing all their positions
It is felt here that the defenses
southwest of Ypres have demon
strated their strength and that the
results of yesterday will discour
age further attempts on the part
of von Arnim on this front.
GAINS Ifl SOUTH
On the right of .their western
line the British scored further ad
autages in yesterday 's fighting,
driving the Germans back again
between the Somme and Ancre
Rivers. On the center of the Bri
tish line, southeast.of Arras, Can
adian troops raided the German
lines in force, taking prisoners
and two machine guns and inflict
1 1 IlLO
Ypres to a point where a nankin I
British and French holding the'
British and trench holding
Grown Prince At
' : n ...4 .1.1 r ,
thtfdtf W wi3 C-Varian Crown
r non -Are Battering Famous
t Cathedral. Into jRuins-rAmiens
, Jarget of Thousands ot Shells
"FBJUBCH , rONT. abr r10
(AsMctoUd raaa) ActlBi nadar
direct ' ordan . from tha tm-
parlal . ' Crowa Priaca aad , tha
. Orowm Prlnoa of Bavaria, tha Ger
man, artiileryaan an doing thaiz
statoat to doplloato In Aatians tha
- destruction the? . had pratloaalr
. cirrlad oat ut Rhelma, Tha dty la
oataf ayaMmaticslly daatroyad and
tha faxnooa . Amiens . eathadrti,
which dates back to tha tfclrUaata
caatnrj and Is one of tha flaeat ax
am plea of para Oothlo arahltaetura
la Saropo, is being nada Uva es
pecial target for thonatnds of Oar
Already, alnea tha Oonnaaa hae-a
brought np their heavy ordnance
to tha AmUna front, a total of fif-ty-elght
thousand' ah 11a have been
thrown Into tha city, the majority
of thorn being six sod atgot-lnch
. calloro. In addition, alx hundred
and alghty aero torpedoes havs
bean aimed against the city.
Parts of the town have already been
reduced to ruins, the buildings destroy
ed including some of the famous land
marks of the town.
Women As Usual
Nearly a hundred civilians have been
killed by the German shells and from
the falling walls of collapsing buildings.
The dead include fifty-two civilian men,
mostly aged; thirty women and five
In addition to its cathedral, which 1m
world famous, Amiens contains the
Church of Ht. Oermain, dating back to
the fifteenth century, aad a wonderful
town hall, where tha Treaty of Amiens
was signed in 1802, The Pieardy Mus
eum eontain S wonderful series of col
lections of antiquities, paintings and
The Amiens cathedral, which was
started, ia 1220 and completed sixty
eight years later, ia especially famous
for its tower, which rears its slender
height three hundred and sixty feet
above the pavement. Tha city has been
captured by the Spaniards, recaptured
by the French, taken by the Prussians
in 1870 and again entered by tba Oer
mans in their first rush npon Paris,
but its famous straetare were net muti
lated until within the past few days,
when Amiens barred the path of the
(wo erowa princes.
ing heavy casualties. Taking part
in the raid were men from Nova
j Scotia and New Brunswick.
There was no infantry fighting
on the French or American fronts
during the day, the Germans con
tenting themselves with main
taining a heavy bombardment of
the French lines along both sides
; of the River Avre, below Amiens.
Refuse To Deliver Arms and Am
munitions Demanded Although
v Surrounded By ; Forces t
TREASURES oTaRT AND
More Than Sixty Thousand Anar
chists Said To Be Resident
of the Russ Capital
ZURICH, May Id (Associated ;
Press) la MoMOw the Anarchists
ere lit opposition to tke Bnlnheviki
nd an fMrolt of tbo dsh th famoui
Krrmtln !' In dinpr of great damaiie
and poanlbM riwtrurtion. Dpatcai
from Kler of an all day ttruesla
which , catrd about th hintori I
"'P0"" '"-!u bni,'lin it. "- .
F0' fcswtrH' Anarehiat ar in the
Kremlin, nneiwen oenina it wnm
which ara forty feet in height. They
have large qnantitiea of ammunition
and many machine guxrn whirh they
have refaaed o deliver over to the
Bnlfthevikl a ad- are hnl.ling againnt
their demand, i
Other plae Irhere armn and amnm
altloa were atoVed have been Htormed
and taken by the Bolrheviki but they
have heeitated to attark the Kremlin,
which their forr Mir round.
The Momo newepaper cut i mate
that thera are. fully sixty thouHand
AnSrehlata who 'are living in the mii
tal etty. ' ; .
Traasprat of Art '
'The Kreauin ia entirely nurrounded
by a wall that ia forty feet in hpi(ht.
Within thia aarlotnra in the cathe.lral
of the Auumption, built between the
earn J4J4 aaa liv in Loinbnr.io
BvsKantiae style in which it was the 1
custom to erowa the Kussiaa emperors
In the day beore the revolution. It
waa founded in the fourteenth century
aad contains fifteenth centurv painting
bv Bubloff. The Cathedral of Bt. Mi
ehael, also within tba eighty acre en
closure;, contains lifesir.e.1 frescoes
of the early . emperors. Within tha
walls ia the largest boll in the world.
The .old imperial palaoe, built in 1H7
and 'jhe great palace built ia 1800
also, filled with art treasure as is the
littla paiade, boirV by Mcbofs as first
with Its splendid libra
Population No Longer Basis If It
Becomes Urr Hawaii Is
WASHINGTON, May 10 (Aasociat
ed Press) Under tb bill which wss
passed by the house yesterday, amend
ing the draft law material changes
would be made In tha quotaa of the
various states' under the aeeond draft,
if it shall, aa ia expected, become a
law. The bill provides that the basis
for the draft (hall be the number of
Class 1 men enrolled inatead of the
population of the state, a was the
procedure in the conduct of the first
I'nder the first draft the states which
hail s large alien population were call
ed upon to furnish, proportionately, a
j; renter part of their native population
of the draft age than did those states
where the native population waa pro
portionately greater. Thia waa the oc
caxion of dissatisfaction which pro
duced the proposed change. It was also
found that the first draft, In states
where the foreign population was large
ly in unskilled pursuits, drew a larger
number from the ' necessary occupations
than was commensurate.
I'mler the bill, also, cred't for volun
teers is not given to the states aa
w. a a
Queen of Rumania
AMSTERDAM, May 10 (Asso
ciated Press) -Oennaoy has boon
insulted by Elisabeth, tba British
quean of Rumania, tha German
proa asserts. Despatches received
her any tha Berlin pros la greatly
Incensed. It publish assertions
that the Rumanian queen has pub
licly announced that ah will never
recognise the peace treaty be
tween Germany sad Romania - and
that her children will also fall to
indorse It. This Is aa insult,, It la
claimed, which demands redrew
from the insultar.
w. s. .
CASUALTY LIST FOR
DAY IS SEVENTY SIX
WASHINGTON, May ft ( Associated
Press) Today's casualty list from
France contains seventy-six names.
Ten men were killed in action, three
died of wounds, two by accident, six
of disease and thirteen were severely
and forty one slightly wounded.
0 MIDDLE 1ST
IBSroijeRlTICISM BY MAURICE
Destruction 1 in Course l- ?
Tnrnarft onH Riini I sua AoV
VI .WWW ...Willi I.VUI U ..MOW
of Destruction I in Course
Through Central Illinois
SEVERAL. KILLED AND . I
SCORE HURT IN IOWA
Doctors and Nurses Sent Nine
Miles To A1tf:s Persons V.
Buried tr Debris -
CHICAOO, May 1 ( Awolated
Praa) Tornadota rrwjit two avrtioni
of tho middle wt 'yantrrday oaaaing
lofin of Ufa, bodily tnfcrio and heavy
dnmaga to property.' MVntral Illlnoi
and parta. of Iowa -w4r the dlntrieta
Making a ' path two inilea wida lit
through Cautral Illino.. The terriiii,
wtndatorm wai - aeeompaDied by a
,' downpear of rain drivrn before it(1
, fury. Two women, ought in Ita path,
are know to have U'cn killed, the
only fatal eamialtlea Reported in the
I Illinois atorm.' .,. ' .; y
j Oonatrr Laid Waata
i ror miiea ai a,trmrp iciegrapo .ana
i trolley potea were leveled to the earth
(by the t nry of the atotm and railway
traffic ia eriounly baDili'aped. fieldn
I in tha atom awept ;area are littered
1 with tha bodiea of (lend livestock and
poultry. . Oa tha farn and ia the
village baildinga wera. unroofed and
many destroyed, a heaped up maat of
wreckage. Mile of railway tracks
were washed out by tke torrential rains
and crops have been mine. I over a wida
At midnight last night reports of the
Iowa storm of yesterday were received
m ri . r x: a
1 rum ijvu aiuinvn. rur wrrc iiki.h
to have bean killed, by thnt tornado
and it was reported thst six other
lives had been taken. , Scores of per
sons were injured, one fatally in Dav
Earlier reports from fesvenport said
the force of the storm had been severe
ly felt at Eldridge, nine miles north
of that city, . More than a score of
persons wer 'said to be imprisoned
nadar the wracked' building and doe
tors and nurses had' heed lent to their
assistance-; v ' Wt .
Baker Takes Legislators Into
Confidence and Gives Them
WASHINGTON , May 0 (Official)
This country lias now more than half
a million troops in France.
Secretary of War Baker announced
today the following:
"In January I told the senate mili
tary committer that there waa a strong
likelihood thnt 500,000 American troops
would be despatched to France early
in the present year. I cannot discuss
the number in detail or the further
movement of troops to France, but I
am glad te be able to say that my fore
cast in Janunry has been paused."
Secretary Baker also said that the
ordnance department's January esti
mate of the manufacture of heavy
type machine guns had been met. He
"There is neither a present nor n
prospective shortage of light or heavy
machine guns either in France or the
Men In Italy
News has been received here that
the Berliner Tsgeblatt of April 8 said
that an American contingent and a
Bohemian legion are now oa the Ital
Despatches today say that the Amer
ican artillery is active on the Pieardy
French reports commend the au
dacity and enterprising spirit of the
American troops. An American patrol
on the Tout sector attacked a German
patrol with knives, capturing all those
w. a. a.
GLOAT IN INFAMY
WASHINGTON. May 8 (Official)
Th state ili'pHrtmcut haa issued a
translation of the German pamphlet
circulated in Spain confessing and
describing Teuton ruthlessness as a
warning ittiiimt nations now neutral
joining the Allies.
The pamphlet states that four cathe
drals ami twenty-three churches have
been destroyed and eight cathedrals
and thirty four churches made unserv
iceable in Belgium and France, besides
many others iu Poland. The pamphlet
also notes that the German have forc
ed levies, amounting in Spanish money
to 1U0,071,:150 peseta aa "punish
CONGRESS IS TOLD
OF ARMY PROGRESS
STORM RAISED THROUGH
PREMIER DAVID LLOYD
in repulsing the attacks of .
stands triumphant after vote by
'si .'ft. tiiiSM!7'-- gin? Si ,
k .0 ' &
MORE" FUNDS AYS McADOO
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Bigger War Program Needs Billions
WASHINGTON, May 10 (Associat
ed I'reas) Secretary of the Treasury
McAdoo yesterday advised toe ieelers
uf senate aad houae that legislation to
devise further means' of revenue is
necessary at the present session of con
gress. Action whereby the government
may secure greater funds i imperative,
he said, owing to the unexpected ex
pen sea due to the rapid expansion of the
plans for American participation in the.
The new army estimates recently pre
rented by Secretary Baker and up
proved by the house military commit
tee calls for a total of fifteen billion
Immense Sums Needed Schwab
tMakes Some Changes
WASHINGTON, May 9 (Official
Requests upon congress have been mode
hv the shipping board for an appro
priatioa of $223,836,000.
Among the items included in this
great budget are l,:t8r.,100,0n0 for
ship building, $05,200,000 for piirclitts
ing plants and machinery and materi
als, $.15,000,000 for coucrete ships aud
$500,000,000 for operating ships.
Charles M. Schwab, new head of the
I'uited States shipping production, n n
noiinued today the abrogation of the
contracts based on the "eost-nlns prof
it" system, with the Submarine Wont I
Company, for the construction of 1(H)
steel nhips of 500 tons each.
The new contract fixed $9ii.oon us
the price for each vessel. Schwab
saiil that under .this plan the ships
could be built faster and would ciwt
w. a a
AS NOW OUT OF DANGER
ZCUICH, May 10 (AsHociatBd
Tress) Constantine, the deposed king
of Greece, haa been operated upon sue
ccHHfully and is reported now to lc ou'.
w. a. a.
GALT MAKES "BONES"
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, May in
(Associated I'reas) Chanlee I.. C
Oalt of Honolulu has been elected to
the famous old Yale secret society
"Skull and Bones".
GEORGE has again succeeded
his enemies and whose ministry
House of Commons.
dollars, he- points out. The require
ments of the shipping board call for
two and a quarter billion. On the other
hand, new taxes are estimated to yield
a billion and a quarter dollars, making
the total from taxea aix. billion. The
deficit must be provided for.
Howard Coon ley of Boston was yes
terday named as additional vice-president
of the fleet corporation,, which is
to operate the government fleet of mer
rhaiitnicn. Coonley will take over the
legal anu financial end of the ojiera
tinu of the fleet, leaving Viee-President
I icz to attend strictly to the shipbuild
jngjvorttMhjscorporatioiK ASKS SIHL'COMPANY
TO MAKE BIG SHELLS
Government Is To Supply Plant
That Is Needed
NPW YORK, May 10 (Associated
I'resit) At the request of the govern
ment the United States Steel Corpora
tion is to enter npon the manufacture
of heavy artillery and projectiles in
great quantities for the army. The
government is to supply and equip the
plant or to pay the expense of ita con
struction aud equipment. .
President Gary said last night that
the Steel Corporation would accede to
the request of the government and that
the Hovernment could erect the required
plant "somewhere in the interior."
It is understood that construction
work is to start almost immediately.
w. a. a.
ALLOWED TO RESIGN
WASHINGTON, May 10 ( Associat
cd I'ressi Quitting under fire is the
(ate of Brig. (ien. Arthur I). Donnelly
of tlie Missouri militia. He is allowed
to resign and his resignation is accepted
for the "t;ood of the service."
Iioiiuellv was charged with conduct
iinlicconnn an oflicer and a soldier aud
was ordered to be court tnartialed. His
trial was hardly started before it was
suspended under orders from president
Wilson. Proceedings are now ended
In Ins resignation and its acceptance.
Commons By a Vpe of
Three ToOne Shows V
Confidence In It
ASQUITH DENIES !
Gathering When the''.
LON DON, May 10 Associat-,
ed Press) By a vote of near
ly three to one,' the commons last .
night rejected a resolution pre- ;
sented by Former Premier As
quith, that was taken by many to
imply want of confidence in the
Lloyd George ministry. The Pre- '
mier, who spoke during the debate
In defense of himself and his col
leagues in the cabinet, was 'cheered '
repeatedly and was given '-a- tre
mendous ovation after, the division,
when he was leaving the house." ) -Mr.
Asquith, whose motion wis v;
that parliament appoint a commit- .
tee to investigate certain charges- '
made airtst the war cabinet' and .
reflecting npon General Focb, the '
supreme commander of the Allied
forces, expressly denied thaf he in
tended the result of , thevote- to
be. taken ! as censuring pr 'absolv- '
ing the government.'' lie said that
if be believed it his dvity to express
r teejc to rrnvt' ;aj-Jnst the?,
government he; licnped he would
have the courage to' do so directly
and Unequivocally; ; ind i 'not..; by,1
means' of irnplication such as'he t
was beinjr credited with-Yt " ,
maurice;chargI:s v f
The charges made by General
Maurice, who was directoi1 of oper-'
tions in.; the -1 waf . office and . the
apokoamaa for the department ; with '
tho proa aad public, havo beea tahen
most aerioasly by the British public
however, and that aectioa of tho prees
hoatilo to Lloyd Oewgo. aaa not heal. ,
tated to atato that in tho event of tha '
vote goiag against him on tha Aa
quith motion it would entail his reaig- '
nation,' in which vent there waa an
other cabinet prepared to step in and
aaamua tho management of tha Brit
ish share of tha war. . V, "J
Tho eriticism of General Maurice
was mainly that tha British army had .
undertaken through pressure from tho
war cabinet to hold too great a length ,
of tha western lino and that General . ,
Foeh had permitted tho British to with-
stand for several day tha- entir i,
weight of tho German offonaivo with- .' :
out bringing forward any of hla re
serves to reinforce tho Jiae.
rftEKOH ASKED IT
The Premier, rising to reply to tho -
speecn oz Mr. Asouitn,' was loudly ,
cheered. Ho defended tha aetion of . ;
the cabinet in ordering tbo extension
south to LaFere of tho British lino, 1
producing documentary evidence that .
thi had beea dona at 'tho: re- .
quest of the French - government, .
which waa under political pressor. . ,i
General Maurice had not treated the ;
cabinet fairly, ha said, in accusing tho ; "
cabinet with making mistakes. ' It waa
hi dnty, If ha believed mistake to
bar been made, to so inform tho cab- i '
inet. That waa the duty ha had beea
placed In tho war office to perform.''
lie denied that he had mad any mi- '
representation knowingly either to . .
parliament or to the people regarding '
the strength of the British fighting
organisation, the figure he used being .
those supplied him by General Man-. ;
rice ' department of the war office, , '
The gallerie were packed during the
debate and the interest waa intense
when the division beD rang and the.
motion waa put to the test. The house. .
divided, with the majority against the
motion, two hundred end ninety-three
voting with the government and one
hundred and six for the motion. The
announcement was received with a
SUBMARINES DEFIED TO
WASHINGTON, May ft (Offialal)
Four grain ship have been tent to feud
the needy Swiss, nnder a heavy TJ. 8.
naval convoy, despite Germany's fail
ure to guarantee aafety from submarine
attack. Other food ahipa are loading
for the same purpose.
The urgent need of the little nations
has impelled America' effort to re
lieve their distress.
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