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JUL 171915
FOOD FORECAST FOR TODAY'
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VOL. UI. NO. 43
HONOLULU. HAWAII TERRITORY. . TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 1918. SEMI WEEKLY.
WHOLE NUMBER -4744
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German,
MAIN OBJECTIVES
OF ENEMY STILL
APPEmFMWW
A TAaf Crown Prince Has To
Sftow For Hs mmerise Casual
ty Lists Is a Desolated
Territory
Heavy Fighting Continues With
Allies Aggressive and Recover
ing Some of Their Lost .
Ground
N
F.W YORK. Jane 4 (Associated I'ress i i lernianv
drive airpearS' to have been
tin -effort on the A'?nc bids fair to be no more successful than that
attempted on trC Somme. The gains of the crown prince to date
consist of territory ajone. N'one of the objectives have been reached
and no main position of the -Allies has been captured. ,To show
against, this gain .'of territory1, the
casualty 'ist. grv7 hourly greater fs, rr'jJUcj resistance de-1
ENVCLrOPINU
c.:. .: a .t..i.. .. ......
of Soissons, jhf Germans brought many Trcsh troops into the battle
ali mi; the western side of the Aisne salient seslerday and used these
prodigally. At no point, however, was the Hun line advanced, while
at many points it was forced to recede in the fa;e of I'rench counter
attacks.
The (ierman rush Paris-wards was tirst definitely brought to
a halt on Sunday night, the French defense along the Soissons
Chat tan Thierry line suddenly stiffening and refusing to give ground,
which it had been slowly doing before the (ierman hordes. The
(ierman thrusts were met with a stonewall defense, and this defense
strengthened as the attacks grew heavier with reinforcements until
a series of heavy battles developed alofvg this western Hank, with
the French uniformly successful and the ("lermans losing heavily
and without compensation.
FRENCH DRIVE FORWARD
I let ween the Ourcq and the Marne the I'rench drove forward
a number of counter attacks that threw the icrmans back. On the
southern end of this line, where the Germans had advanced west
of l 'hateau Thierry, the Huns strove tenaciously to hold their ground
;.ml improve their positions, sending wave after wave against the
Allies Fach attack was broken up. In this lighting the (ierman
lossi s were particularly heavy.
I liroughout yesterday the fighting along this line was general
and heavy, with the French holding everywhere and inflicting severe
punishment upon the enemy. The greatest violence was shown by
the (icrmans in their efforts north of the Ourc and along the entire
curve of their line as far as the Oise. On the north, where the line
curves to the west of Soissons, the Germans were checked as they
hail Keen elsewhere, their only gain being just north of the Ourcip
where they recaptured Faverolle. This is one of the lour points re
in cupied by the French on Sunday afternoon.
BRITISH MAINTAIN POSITIONS
hi the Rheims side of the salient the Mritish and -French have
maintained the positions taken in the counters on Sunday.
Renter's desxatches, by way of London, report the most
hopeful situation Since the inauguration of the battle. During the
dav the enemy had gainejl no ground and while the situation is not
vet stable it is plain that the first momentum of the drive is ending.
CLAIMS OF BERLIN
The llerlin despatches state that the French have brought fresh
tunes into the battle but that even with these they arc unable to
huld their positions, the Germans making advances. The German
i ' iininunique adds :
"Hetvveen the Marne and Rheims the situation is unchanged
e made fresh progress southwest of Soissons and met and re
uiilsed French counters on both banks of the Ourci."
BRITISH IN FLANDERS GAIN
GROUND AND PRISONERS
I. UMMIN, June -I -( Associated Press)- In Flanders the British forces
ic ii'Mi' and are iUHhiii forward aaiuM the (icrmans their offensive
..-I n- beiucj cliH'Mv in the form of ranis. In'spitn of a stubborn resistunci'
- tin foi h"!ne ground has boea gained and in the engagements that havi
, .un. I a uuvibi r ot prisoners have been taken.
;: ; . Qi. in! 'port hist nieht (ii.ccral Haig rcportel thut iu hard Cghti::
, 'v Stra-de his forc-a had made .S priouors. Hair's report
. -In r .vht.-r lay told of cugagtn".eutt on S'JU.liiy niyht iu the :bapc of local
.i ration:, on the northerly sole of thi FlundiTa salu ut iu whn h toino gi mud
i.i In i u gained and nearly two hundred priboncrs were tsUou.
II. i Im v o'ricial rtl'ort on the situation ip PUnilcrt I'viili ntly n lir-. to
oiiiii ot the raids wfinh llsig dQoa not sptv iftcully oieotioo "wluu it .' ' 1 1 1
local attacks wett of UaiUsuil and north of the Lys wvre rLpubcd. "
thrusts
atest
i and
brought to a complete M
Germany have' another dreadful!
PLAN FAILb . I
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Are Met With Stonewall
HEAVY ARTILLERY
Big Guns Thunder In Toul Sector;
No Infantry Engagements
For Americans
WASHINGTON, .fun.- 4 ( Associat
ed Press Violent artillery duels lie
tweon the American nnil the Oermnn
big guns were reported in the des
patches which were received last night
from the American front. To the
northwest of Toul both sides were re
ported to be using the full strength
of their artillery nnd showering one
another with etplosive shells. On none
of the main American sectors were
there any infantry engagements dur
ln,r the day.
Continued rivalry for the control of
the aif between the Americans and
the foe are indicated in despatches.
I.ieut. Htinmer Sewsll of Maine appears
to have been the hero yesterday for
he is reported to have brought down
an enemy two seated machine inside
of the American lines, its ceupants
being made prisoner.
Claims by the Germans of the cap
ture of a Franco-American depot of
immense extent . containing wist sup
plies were set at rest by General Per
siting in his reports of yesterday. He
denied explicitly tlmt any American
depot had bees captured.
Casualties reported by the war de
partment yesterday were few. The
li.st included fosr killed in action, three
dead of Monads, two from accidents
iind seven of disease. Twenty weru
wounded
It .iu been ', definitely determined
pasegs me
iiw were 'officers, and member; f the
i of the torpedoed vessel,
T -W.Byi.
ING 101
Report That Rights and Liberties
Were Given Away Denied;
Purely Defensive
1 1 h K 1 N ( 1 , June 3 (Associated
I'ri's.-i Official denial of the published
reporti. to the effect that China had
siirrenilertnl its military rights and
innnv civil rights together with ijreiit
iii.hiNtnnl concessions in the convention
1 1 1 1 1 1 which it flad entered with Japan
Iims Iiciii x'ven by the Japanese for
fin nttii-e nnil made public hero
throiih the Japanese embassy. The
nfTiciiil statement says that the reeent
i nn cut iuii entered into by Japan and
China is limited strictly to provisions
for tin' military operations of defense
niinist the (ierman menace in Siberia
vsliii li may become necessary.
Publication of what purported to be
the terms of the new treaty caused n
(jrent furor and the report was spread
In oail at through the world. Tho
article claimed that China had sur
ri'iiilcrcil its rights and liberties to
.lapan and that the concessions which
hail been made were greuter than any
that had been previously asked.
W. a. a. .
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MOSCOW, June 'J (Associated
I'rcHsi - Protest has beeu sent to
hiTHiKO by the soviet jOvrument
njiinn.it the further retention in France
and use iu the war against the central
powers ot die Kussiun troops that were
sent to the western front while Bussia
was an active belligerent.
The protest taxes the stand that the
Ithi c made at Hrest I.itovsk is as
bin. lino upon the soldiery of Hussia
I hat -ire without its borders as upon
those within.
The belief prevails that the protest
lias lieen M-iit to meet demands which
have been received from Germany.
W. S. s.
ORGANIST IS TEACHING
FLYING CORPS TO SING
I.ONIiON. JuVo 4 - (Associated
I're.-fi lr. Walford Davies, one of
the best known London organists aul
. h. ir ! -adiTs, has been commiBeioaed
a ma.ior and Uiiguod to duty as chief
iininp; matter ol the Royal Flying
turps. lb I chtablibhing singing
lasses i.i the larger fly iiig camps
as ineapi of I'lver.siori and entfrtuin
men to the uien. Woik if the sunn
sort is being doue also in France.
DUEL IS REPORTED
CHINA SURRENDERS
N
APAN
IRELAND CALLED
TO SUPPLY
MEN FOREFRONT
Proclamation Under Man Power
Law Is Issued By Lord Lieu
tenant and Fifty Thousand Are
Demanded At Once
DUBLIN, June i (Associated
Press) Conscription has actually
com to Ireland tinder the provi
sions of the Man Power Law
which was so bitterly fought by
Ireland while before parliament
and to resist which preparations
wer immediately made and funds
promptly mads after the enact
ment of It into a law.
Fifty thousand volunteers under
the Man Power Law axe called for
In the proclamation which was
yesterday Issued by the lord lieu
tenant of Ireland. This U the first
call, he proclaims, and It la to be
followed np later by calls of from
two thousand to three thousand
men monthly as occasion may re
quire. What form the resistance will
take since the arrest of so many
Sinn I alnert last aaonth cannot be
to'd but there le still the strong
undercurrent against conscription
that was so evident when It was
learned that it had actually been
enacted and Ireland was Included
in the conscription pro rt "lorn al
though the opposition 1b not so
I loudly or violently voiced as be-
fore the Sinn Fein leaders were
arrested. .',
IDLERS AT HAND
jProvost Marshal General Asks
i Citizens To Supply Draft
Boards With Names
WASHINGTON, June 4 (Associat
ed Press) Hounding up of idlers is to j
he commenced at once under the
' ' fight or work ' ' regulations of the sclee I
five draft which takes away from those I
who are not engaged in useful and es- I
seiitial occupation any deferred elassi
tication which may have been granted !
tn them in the course of the registra I
tion proceedings. j
Citisens are. asked to report names of
idlers and facts and circumstances i
which they have in evidence of their
report. This is to be made to the selec
tive draft boards of the various dis
tricts and is requested by Provost Mar
shal General Crowder.
In issuing the request for such re
ports yesterday Crowder announce!
that the draft board is to act as a
court and hear and determine the vari
nus cases that ma be presented to it
for consideration. Wherever a regis
trant is found not engaged In work,
he is to be placed at the head of the
eligible list and will be drafted accord
iugl v.
starsandsTripes
Volunteers Serve With French
and Receive Munificent Pay
of Five Cents Daily
WASHINGTON, June 3 (Official I
Carrying the flag of the United
States but serving with tho French
army, a legion of Colanders will join ,
the Allies tomorrow morning. This
legion is composed of 17,000 of whom
lfi.OOO were recruited ill this country
and 2000 recruited in the various eoun
tries of South America. I ne companies
composing me legion win also carry
I the Stars and Stripes.
This legion "ill serve ss a separate
unit and the pay of its members will
be only five cents a day. Becruitin
of Polsnders in the I'nitcd, States is
still be in i.' continued under the leader
ship of Paderewtiki, the international
ly famous pianist
A contingent or Siamese troops has
also joined the Allies. This is com
posed of trained fighting men but its.
numbers and the location givon to it
have not been disclosed
w. s. s.
WOULD ASSIST SIBERIANS
TOKIO, Tunc 2 (Special to Jfippu
.Tiji, It is nportcl that some jnflu
ential Americans of tho Orient nrc
trying to interest fhe .fjiparese fpv
crniflrat iu. ths proMcgi.tif Mipplyijj.'
provisions to the piupl of. biburia.
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CARRIED BY POLES
AMERICAN WARSHIPS GIVEN
POSITIONS OF HONOR BY.
THEIR BRITISH ALLIES
R
EAR-ADMIRAL ALBERT
of British naval officers which has gone to more tightly
cement friendship between officers
two nations.
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Release of Nurses
For Larger
Fields Is Necessary
WASHINGTON', June .t-ot
llcial) To secure 25,0(10 addi
tional nurses a ten days' caiivpaign
was today started by the Amen
inn Kcd Cross. This follows ap
peals from tho surgeons gencraJ
of the army and the navy which
M-t forth plainly the great need
rhnt must lie met.
The Bed Cross has issued ad
dresses to tho public asking thut
single persons employing nurses
release them that they may en
ter into broader work.
More than 10,000 nurses have
been assigned to the army and
the navy within the past year,
which is the largest nursing force
that has ever been mobilized iu
this country.
W. . 1.
LONDON, June 3 ( Asso,;ii. d
I 'res'. -Once more the Hun is waging
its warfare against defenseless eial't.
v, ,.r,i;., . nHlfut ,1.., ,.(,. I,
Hun
out
u,, marine reeeutly sank twelv
ol a licet of thirty or forty lir-lnug
ciaft. the other bouts successfully is
caping.
On this Occasion the enemy was par
ticularly miiialdo for lie did not Kill
the crews of the little vessels that were
destroyed, permitting them to make
their way to shore as best they might.
w. s. s.
ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY
ENEMY PLANES DOWNED
I" .. . . J: '. r k
"'A.-'IINGTON. June 3 (Official ,
Oce huudred and forty foe planes
i ro downed on the Italian front dur
in,; the month of May, is the report
i.i rviiKb hue from Itnlian headquar
ters. It is claitu'd the li s
.iintd vtro fr sli, it of ,h
wore thus indicted.
' V, f
GLEAVES, who tells of conduct
and men in naval service of
)',
Nearly One Half of
Whole Nation
Is Aiding Red Cross
WASHINGTON, Juno 3 (OfH
iiiil About twenty millions of
dollars further" receipts since tho
totals annouiii'cil by the Bed Cross
a week npi, when the campaign to
raise a hundred million dollars
closed, are now reported. This brings
the total up to $ 1 60,439,201.
H I' Davison, chairman of the
war commission of the Bed Cross
said today: " Beports from the
drive urc still coming in and war
rant the prediction that subscrip
tions will total fully 170,000,0()0
when the final returns have been
tabulated. More than 47,000,000
individual contributions were re
ceived which compares most favor
ably with the 3,000,000 of last
year. ' '
W. B. S.
! Shipbuilders Refuse To Share
Wagers With Bosses
SAN I I; A N ( 'I S( 'O. June 3 i'OIH
-i i I .n.i.chii.if of an HH00 ton steel
I fieiglit ( I- reported by a nearby ship
nril, tins vessel being the first which
this iiriv v:u I lias launched of eigh
teen tor which it has the contract.
The others are to be of the same siie
and tvpe
The challenge for a speed contest
in s!:ij' I nil ling has been accepted by
i a rival vaid I he workers in the rual
j lending vaid iiiised the money among
t hciiiselv o- tor tlie wager on ivliieh the
eotiti"t is l.i-ci They had previously
1 'V!igei.,! th-i' they could build more
lettr.ivi1- 'his ear than could the
Margin-' ih.pvards nri ft? Atlant.c
' Coast "..i:p.iny officials wanted to
take a p.ut ol then- ai rt tut th
, men r.l'uid to put mil Hi.:- : tvtnjt
J " 'J'lu i our own v g i'" 'o
upon ur own work".
MVADH f ""V
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British Draw Bonds
Closer By Show of
Confidence and
Chivalrous Act
N
F.VV YORK. June 3 (Offi
cial) When the vessels of
(treat Britain and the United
States lined up together recently
in the expectation of meeting the
German fleet which was reported
to be about to come out from its
haven, the positions of honor
were given by the British to
American naval vessels, says
Rear-Admiral Albert Cleaves.
The courtesy and consideratipn
thus shown and the confidence in
the Americans which it implied ,
has served to draw tighter than
ever tho already close bonds' be
tween the officers and men ol this
bran?h kA the service olthe two ".i
irienasnips.;( ,:,,",,; -READY
TO AIO ;
The United States has a large,
number of first-class battleships
in European waters, Rear-Admi-ral
Gleaves says, and these were
preparing to go alongside of the
British vessels for an engagement
with the German fleet, a few days
ago. Word had reached the Bri
tish naval chiefs that enemy bat
tleships were about to come out'
upon the high seas. The British
promptly gave the' American
ships the post of honor. It was
a recognition that the ships of the
British navy had already bad the
opportunity to meet German
fleets and vessels and the naval
officers and men their chance to
win glory on the seas, while the
same opportunity had not come
to the United States.
CONFIDENCE SHOWN
But above this it was the im
plied confidence in the ships atjd
the men of the American navy
that won the hearts of American
officers and men alike. When the
(ierman fleet failed to come out
there was keen and deep disap
pointment among the Americans.
Despatches from Copenhagen
yesterday said that the German
fleet was assembling off Heligo
land. w. s. s.
BUILD SHIPS FAST
Comparison Shows Time For
Building Destroyer Reduced
Twenty-three Months
WASHINGTON, Juue 8 (Official)
Nsvy officials today mails compari
sons on the launchlug of a destroyer
iu a I'acific Coast shipyard in sSTea
teen days after its keel was laid with
the best time previously reported. The
In st sixfcn destroyers, authorised
twenty years ago, required two years
or I he building although less than
h 1 1f tho s::e cf the present type,
il.rt recently the average time for
:-or.!t.-i..,f 10a ia? been five mootil
Ostteiads cpect to Lave this oesrtst
iKauojLi il olulnbion v. i thin ess
luoillu i v 'he i r- tV-t the keel
was laid.
MODERN METHODS
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