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HAWAIIAN GAZETTE. FRIDAY, JULY 5, 1918. SEMt-WEftfttY,
HUNS VAIULY
SEEK TO DUST
AMERICANS IN
IE
Missed Attacks Futile A Ma
chine Gunners Mow Down and
Tear Holes Through Serried
Lines of Desperate Foe
ORDERED TO REGAIN
GROUND WITHOUT FAIL
Importance of Victory Made Ap
parent By Enemy Tactics
Much Booty Is Taken In Addi
tion Jo Heavy Casualties
WASHINGTON, July 4
(Associated Press) Des
perate and futile efforts were
made throughout yesterday by
the Teutons to oust the Ameri
cans from their positions at Vaux
and Dois de la Roche, On the
Marne northwest of Chateau
I hierry, indicating the import
nice with which the foe regards
them. In the face of these as
saults the Americans held and
consolidated their gains and in
so doing inflicted further great
fosses on the enemy.
VICTORY IMPORTANT
Reports make it evident that
there are few French assisting in
the sectors where the splendid
American successes were won
and the proof of the importance
i if the pains is shown in the re
port of prisoners taken in yester
day's fighting which said that the
massed German forces that were
sent against the Americans had
1-een ordered to retake the heights
.it all hazards ahd at all costs
I his counter was presaged by a
tremendous artillery fire but the
American machine gunners mow
ed down and cut to pieces the ad
vancing masses, . strewing the field
before them deep with dead and
wounded. With the repulse of
the counter the vigor of the artil
lery fire was further increased.
'ot a foot of ground was lost by
the Sammies.
BOOTY TAKEN
In addition to the casualties iri
Itieted upon the foe in dead,
wounded and prisoners when
these positions were taken and
in st held, a considerable amount
f booty was captured. This in
cluded six heavy and eighteen
liijht machine guns, six trench
mortars and more than 200 rifles,
lfshles munitions, supplies and
other equipment.
The positions gained include
Vaux, liois de la Roche and the
neighboring woods and the Am
ericans advanced their lines an
average of 1000 yards along a
front of a mile and a half.
BATTLES ON HIGH
In this region the air fighting
was especially heavy on Tuesday
and yesterday. The American
aviators engaged in twenty air
battles and downed seven enemy
i lanes, three on Tuesday and
!'ur Wednesday. Two American
machines are missing. Reports
from the front say that Quentin
Iloosevelt participated in this
ighting.
Day's Casualties
American casualties as reported by
tin' wnr dquirtuient yesterday were
dirty three marines' killed in actiou,
t ' uir (1 i-ii.l of wounds and three severely
wounded while the army casualties
imi' eighteen killed in fiction, nine
I, '.I. I nt wound, nix dead by accidents,
tu u r dead of di.ieune, twelve aeverely
lounded uud thirty six missing.
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TARDIEU ENTHUSIASTIC
IN HIS PROPHECIES
l'AKIH, France, July 8 (Associated
Press) Andre Tardieu, the French high
iiiiiiniHKiouer who hut recently been in
the I'niied Htates and who ii at the
li nt iif military arrangement,, 0 the
Mlieil rountriea, in a statement to ihv
I lit .liiurnal says that there will bn
I-., and a half million American troops
I the French front within aix months.
i' rinl i i'u any that the Americana are
i ..m ini; across at a tremendous rate
within a short time will add a huge
..rce to the Allies.
I
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SECTOR
ONE THOUSAND HUNS!
TAKEN BY AMERICANS
DURING JUNE ALONE
WASHINGTON, Jnly 3 (Official) Twelve hundred Herman prisoners hnve
ben captured by the American forces in France during the month of June fend
the total of their raptures since they Brut went Into uetun! ft tilting service is
materially larger. The June figures were given in a telegraiu received from
General Pershing and announced today br the wnr department.
detabttjb.es month by month
. tn his report to the President in which he told of the movement overseas
of more than one million Americans ni the departures bv months beginning
May 8, a year ago were 1918 for the first month; June, 12,1201: July, 12,1)88;
August, 18,323; September 32,523 ; October, 3S,269; November 2.1,0 lrf; Decern
bet, 48,840; January, 48,776; February, 48,027; March, 8M.M1; April, 117,212;
May, t44,B2S and June 270,372., In addition to these there were sent 14,844
members of the Marine Corps, making the grand total l.oio.ll.V
"By reason of the superbly efficient protection which the navy has given
to the transport system," said Secretary Baker, "only "ft of our forces have
bee tost at seas.
"Supplies and equipment for all our troops in Prniu-c have been seat in
adequate. quantities.
"The output of all of the war industries of this country in this country is
showing marked improvement and in practically all lines of equipment we are
now securing an ample supply,"
NATION 18 WELL PLEASED
President Wilson in replying to Secretary linker Miid: "It is a record
which I think must cause universal satisfaction because the heart of the conn
try la unquestionably in this war and the people of the 1'nile I States will re
Joire t see their forces put faster and faster iuto the great struggle, which is
destined to redeem the world." '
Secretary Baker called attention to the fact thnt the record I number of
troop shipments was made during the tint that enemy raider diver were
operating off the coast of the country and said-that troop movements were how
six months ahead of the original schedule.
from Secretary Baker's figures it is comparatively en-v for even the lav
maa to figure what has been the fighting
times and approximately how many there
Baron Rhondda,
'.;;jppntroler9;.Representative of
Big Industry,
LQNbON, July 3 (Associated Press)
Lord-Rhondda, the British fond con
trolled, long a personal friend of Prem
ier Lloyd George and a man of the
greatest usefulness to the country since
the war, died today. .
before he became the food controller
of Great Britaia, David Alfred Thomas ,
(Baron) Bhondda, was one of the lead
ing representatives of Big Business in.
Great Britain and was known as the
"Coal King", his coal interest in
Wales, in the firm of Thomas k Davey.
being so extensive as to hnve gained
him that title. Because of his known
splendid business abilities and capac
ity he was selected by I.loyd George
In 1919 as munitions agent for Great
Britain, in America and went to New
York where he was to cooperate with
J. P. Morgan k Company with a view
to the expediting of supplies and muni
tions of war. After his return to Eng
land be became food controller in the
British national war cabinet, having
served in Lloyd George's first cabinet
as president of the local government
board.
As Britain 'a food controller Baron
Rhondda was called upon to meet and
did meet successfully many serious
complication , and hi, method have
been used' where applicable by the food
controllers or food administrations of
Other countries. Germany bad an
nounced its Intention to starve Great
Britain out in six months and the pre
vention of this, so far as conservation
o fsupplie-s went, fell to Lord Rhondda.
(Born at A herd are, March 26, lHtd.
David Alfred Thomas was privately
Strong Suspicions
Syracuse Explosion and Fire
HYBACL'HE, New York, July 4
(Associated Press) Strong suspicion
attaches tj the disaster which wrecked '
the Solway Semet explosive plant on
Tuesday and cost the lives of at least
sixty five persons, injuring fully two
hundred more. Officials are now in- '
vestipsting the eatastrophy from all 1
angles tnd the district attorney sai l I
laht night there were a number of co
incidences that pointed toward fun
spirnuy. There were, he pointed out,
Bivernl jeciii'iir circumstances, tho
breaking dew n of the water supply an 1
. 3 electric lighting systems coincident
German and Austrian Pacifists
Advance Plan
AMHTKKDAM, July 4 (Associated .
Press) German and Austrian paci
fists have a plnn for securing peace!
which they propose soon to offer uc-1
eordiug to reports which are published!
in the Berlin Vossiehe Zeitung. The
sentiment for the plan is reported to'
be strong in some Socialist party fac-'
tions as well as with the more pacifist
elements of all parties. .
GRAND DUKE MICHAEL
MAKES HIS ESCAPE'
LONDON, July 4 (Associated1
Press )Orand Duke Michael of Russia
has escape front, Perm wheie he as.
in exile, It Is reported in iuess:i'es
received here from Moscow. These '
say that Zenovieff, president of the
Petrograd soviet commission inu.le this
announcement to the so iet mid said
thnt the secretary of Urund Duke Mi I
chacl had also mysteriously disnp
peared. j
Heversl ineiiiberN of the Kussinn
royal family recently tailed on a steam
er from the Murnian roast, says a
Bergen despntih to Copenhagen. .
w. s s. '
CHICAGO, Illinois. July 3- (Assoei
ated Press) The German club of this
eitv. the lareest. orrsniatiui of Oer
mans in the United Htates, hut chang
ed its name to the "American llnitv
Club." It las 2100 members, all Ger-,
force of the Vnitod States at various
are at the front at the present time.
Britain's Food
Taken By Death
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DAVID ALFRED THOMAS
BARON BHONDDA .
.educated before entering ' Cambridge
w hence he waa graduated with the de
cree of M. A. and entered the business
of coal mining. ::
For a quarter of a century he was a
member of parliament, first elected in
iv-is to represent Mertnyr Burgs, Wales.
lie was also president of the Cardiff
chamber of commerce and the soutli
west liberal federation.
A ttach to the
a i' .I Muiultaneously with the explosion,
in- ro.iiitiil ns i uittcularly aismificait
An investigation, full and thorough
lias been promisod and has already
iieeu Hiariea.
After a hard and perilous fight the
pnxn or tno names was finally -blocked
nn.l the fire subdued but not until a
loss of more than a million dollars had
;n rued.
Vestenlny it was estimated that six
ty the Hid been killed and at least
two hirilieJ wounded. At that time
forty hire bodies had been recovered
mi. I the hospitals -were filled with the
injured.
For Peace Parleys
l'ropowils aro to be made for an in
lerparliomentary conference to be held
at Christinnia. The suggestion is that
en.-h of the belligerents shall select
three mem tiers, by secret ballot, to meet
in some neutral country aud prominont
-iiy. tnvoring Christiania, and that
these ilelenntes shall suggest a basi
for p. permanent peace, liscuas and
i-onsKier an proposals and report back
to their constituting authority.
BREWERS WILL GET
ONLY HALF SUPPLY
WASHINGTON, July 4 (Associated
I'rcvsi- Production of beer, ale aud
other beverages and ol cereal products
enerallv are to bo rut in half for the
ji r bcgii'iiing July 1. Important rcg
wlations to this effect were announced
by Fuel Admiuistrutor Garfield aud
Maiii.-h yesterday.
Waste of jjniius is to be considerably
e'iminate.l by these plans, especially in
l.reiny an. I in malting. Other gruin
pi oil nets must reduce their output for
their supply will be diminished in some
in .'m . es up to fifty percent from the
normal.
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WsING'(N. July 3 (Associat
ed l'ressi The McAdoo railroad ad
n i nNtr-ition has decided to retain con
trol of the l'nllruau company, allowing
a).'o increases on the same basis as
those gneo railroad employes.
RFI1FRAI M7lBIRTHDAY
SHIFTS ATTACK
CROSS PIAVE
Vienna Admits Success North
east of Caposilo But Claims
To Have Frustrated Other At
tempts To Cross
STRONG COUNTERS BY
, AUSTRIANS REPULSED
In Mountain" Regions and In Sarf
lortiUQ .Valley Tide Still Turns
Against -' Enemy Who Lose
. Heavily W .
-V -r i
KW YORK, July 4 (Asaoeiated
Press)-rStrtk-inir hard at the Austrian:
General 'tMaK'bat shifted the -point- of
atiaeai.uir ina.iiaiian Hirers ana nas
nre more DronKui strong pressure to
bear in the l'iave sector. After rtes
perate resIstarvneTjy the foe he succeed.
ed in effecting for his forces a crossing
or tne riave Uiver northeast of Capo
silo, and this Vienna last niirht admit.
ed although It claimed that efforts to
;ross at two ether points, one near the
mouth of the river and the other near
Zenson. were failures.
In yesterday's fighting the Italians,
on the Piave front, attacked with dash
and Vigor, inflicting heavy losses in
killed and. wounded and taking about
L'uou prisoners. At .link Inst night they
were holding their trains and consolidat
ing them In the face of enemy counters.
At the head of the San Lorense Val
ley the Aostrians met with further de
feat in efforts to recover lost eround
Several heavy, counters were directed
against the Italian lines but these were
repulsed with .serious loss.
In the mountain sector the Italians
are continuing their local offensive and
battering the strongest of the enemy
positions. Here some small gains were
reported.
. Northwest of Monte Grappa Anstri
an counters were repulsed.
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V.
Poilus Inflict : Losses and Cap
ture Four ; Hundred and
; Fiftv-ieven iPi&oners
FRENlTHF rENETBATE . .1 eBn.rr.
' NEW T0BK, July v4MA'nte(
rTM.)"-lfl an -attack hertfr,of Moulin
HousrTonent the French forees yester
day achieved a' considerable sut-rc
against the Germans,- said last tight?'
eftieial report from Paris. At the woi"
r the bayonet the Poilus penetratei"
he borbo positions, killed many art4
ook 4S7 prisoners, "t
Klsewhere on the Western front t h
"ng.igements were of minor important
and local, with the exception of the
merican marine front where succcv
lay with the Allies and where there
vus some severe fighting.
Air activity continues and scoutiryi'
nartles aro in frequent contact owiny
to the efforts of the Allies to locsli
the probable points of attack of tin
nemy. There has been no indicati.ir
by barrage of where the blow may bu
itrurk but this is considered to be fol
lowing the line of the more recent Ten
ton tactics.
w. a. a.
Complications With Gjeat Britair
and America Is Believed ,
To Be the Cause
WASHINGTON, July 4 (Associated
Press) Resignation of the cabinet of
the Netherlands Is expected to be an
lonnced today. Announcement of the
Intention of the members to tender
esignations was published yesterday
in the Nleuwe Coorant, aeoordiog to
Rotterdam messages.
No surprise is occasioned In diploma
tie circles by this announcement fol
owing closely on tho publication of the
nbnb'liv "f H.dland becoming serl
usly embroiled in a controversy with
'he Allies by reason of its announced
ntention to furnish potatoes 'In large
Quantities to Germany, at the tame
iuie expressing the willingness to fur-
i i-h them in equal quantities fo the
ther belligerents.
It is assumed that representations
were immediately sent to Holland by
he I'nited States and Great Britain
het such course would tie considered
n contrsveution with the agTeeiaepti
is to neutrality between Holland nnd
hose countries snd that if persisted
in. it would bring retaliatory measures,
ivhile at the same time Germany is as
sumed to bo insisting on securing sup
plies of food.
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COMMUNICATION LINES
MAY BE TAKEN BY NATION
W WH JNUTON. Julv lAasoeiat
d Prissl- The house InterMMe com
,,"p committee todnv nvilre) a 'in1
-....i-.l,. r?pn' mi the resolution1 nthi'
'inp the rr"i""t to iVp o er f"
'"i,,r-,h. dciiluine. cnbte and Vsd'e
ovstems. The resolution limits ' control
of these to the period of the war.
A I D ITALIANS
FRENCH PENETRAT
GERMAN POSITIONS
DUTCH CABINETIS
TO RESIGN TODAY
AS NEVER WAS BEFORE
'' "On the anrlvertary of onr Independence, the American expedition
ary force renews Its pledge of fealty and devotion to the cause of Lib art y
and -adds to the resolntlon of their forefathers that all mc.i aro oreated
free and equal their own resolution that the rights of the world shall be
maintained and the American doctrine spread throughout its contines."
General Perahiug's Fourth of July message to the people at home.
WASHINGTON, July 4 (Associated
villagers lu the Vosges Lorraine sectors
received from the American front. Town criers, in the name of the mayors,
then proclaimed the day a holiday and appealed to all citizen to join in the cele
nratlon or the holiday of American independence, the fourth of July.
At home the ship launching program, on of the most remarkable fcfiturch
of the day's celebration, wss started shortly after twelve o'clock this niisrniii),'
at riuperior, V isronsin, where the bake
Ired owels thnt are to hit the watertodav, left the wave.
ALL NATIONS PABTIOtPATE
.Participation by more thsn 1.1,00(1,000 of foreign born riti.i-ns or resident
if thirty four nationalities will make this year's Vnite.l Hunct Kmirth of JuK
celebration the most remarkable observance of Inib'ieriilen c .lay in the histoiy
of the i-onetry. The greatest of preparations have been inu.le for su. h observance
in more than :t(H) cities.
Hun.lre.ls of thnusnmls of German Americans will be ecn marching in line
O, show their utter disregard for and complete renunciation of all ties to
Jermanv.
WILL MXLt DECORATIONS
In New York and Clitcaiw alone the iiaradvrs will total more than 300,HH).
In the former city there will be put up A
who have received honors from the German or the Austrian emperors will throw
their medals or decorations to be melted
lown. The resulting mass will be sold
it auction nnd the proceeds be invested
n War Savings and Thrift Stamps.
President Wilson, with representa
tives of the various Allied countries,
will go to Mount Vernon, the home of
George Washington and deliver an ad
dress which is expected to lie notable.
The exercises there are under the direc
tion of a committee of foreign born
citir.ens, representative of all nation
alities. Among the nationnlitie that will be
participating in this celebration are!
Albanians, Armenians. Assyrians, IWI 1
rlans, Ituluarians, Chinese, Czecho
slovaks, Costa Ricans, Danes, Dutch,
bnglisn, Finnish, r rench. Germane,
Greeks, Hungarians, Italians, Japanese,
.ithnnninns, Mcxicnns. Norwegians,'
'Titchfork Ben" Tillman,
Fighting Senator of South
Carolina.
WASHINGTON, July 3 (Associated
press) Senator Benjamin R. Tillman. 1
of South Carolina, recently stricken '
with paralysis, died this morning. His
death was announced to both houses
of congress and they adjourned as a
mark of respect.
Benjamin Ryan Tillman's, record in
the United States senate., "more especi-
illy in his early daya-Vhen he won the
iognomen of. Pitchfork Ben" is the
pcord-of an affressive fighter. lld he
ived to the'end of his term, March 3,
.text he- would have rounded cut a
(icriod of twenty-four years of con--iutned
service tn that body.
-Two opisodes stand out conspicuously
in the senatorial experiences of the
ate senator his controversy with IXc
Laurin, his colleague from South Caro-
ilia and hfs. bitter verbal attack on the
legro in which he boasted that in his
own state the negro was deprived of the
1 right of, suffrage and forecast that un
less steps were innen o prevent ino
negro - would dominate the Booth in
fifty; years.
Mctoortn Controversy
The McLaurin controversy extended
through a part of 1901 and 1902 and
.Turing it both senators teudered their
resignations to the governor on May
i-4, 1901, but the governor declined to
letept their resignations. On February
i, VMi, this affair culminated in a
idiysical encounter between the two
(in the floor of the senate. Both were
lerlared in contempt and president pro
tern Frye had their names stricken
from the roll call but restored theru
,hree days later. The fist fight occur
red in connection with the debate on
the Philippine Tariff Bill.
Plea for Reelection
When ttonator Tillman went before
he people of his state for reelection
nearly aix years ago he issued a plea
o be permitted to die "in the liar-
lens", and his wish has been gratified.
In that plea he gave an autobiograph
ial sketch of his public career un.l
an id :
"To the People of South Carolina: -
' ' Twenty tw o years ago I asked vou
to elect me to the office of governor
You did it, nf'ter a very hot campaign,
in which I spoke in every county of
'he (date. Two years later I asked for
-celeition. You gave me the office
he second time by an overwhelming
vote. After four years' service in the
governor's office I asked you to sen. I
me to the Senate, and, again, after n
heated canvass, you placed me in tin
office I now hold.
"I have held this office for nearly
eighteen yeurs. and I am asking you
to re elect me to it, although my healf1.
is broken and I am no longer the
strong and vigorous man I once was
I have a ripe experience and thorough
knowledge of the workings of the g
eminent, and have many warm per
sonnl friends in the departments i.n.l
in both branches of ronress.
"I came to the (Senate in n cloud o'
obloquy enuseel bv the abuse of new.
papers at home. I hnve fought mv wi'
n spite of it and have lied to ace
most of the men in the press hII. m
my friends.
"My long service aud hard work I
have won nu enviable position in bi
ini,'tnn, and the state ts entitled t.
hn'cxer benefit I have lu iduces on
the committees, which can only be t.l.
'Mined bv such service,
reared No Man tn Debate
"I have fluttered no mun and f.ii-rl
no nun in debute, and I Inn.. u htnri
desire to 'die in harm's.' for senti
menial rensoiiK onlv
"1 have o '.vord thnt qui cm.'. v
my appreciation snd gratitude f..r t
ronfider.ee and love you hnve iriven n.c
in all these yeara. If I did not t .l
that my experience snd intimate b.
q-.iaiDtauee with public affairs will en
OF NATION
Prem) Drums todav called out the
early this morning, itr despatches just
Aorife, the first of nnm than one nun
huge melting pot into which all of those
Poles, Portuguese, Russians Rumanians,
Swedes, 8wiss, Syrinns, Spaniards and
Veneauelana.
The Japanese will be especially prom
inent In New York, Chicago and San
Francisco.
Preparations for the celebration of
the Americnn holiday in Kngland are
told in rabies from London. The Star
and Btriiies are to be flown from all
town halls and hundreds of other build
ings. King George and the members
of parliament will hold a fellowship
meeting and will cable greetings to
Preisdent Wilson.
The American Red Cross, tomorrow
will deliver to every xoldier and sailor
at a hospital in the Hiitish isle a per
sonal message from President Wilson,
written for this occasion.
Loses Last Battle
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BENJAMIN RYAN TILLMAN,
of Booth Carolina
able me to give acceptable service in
the future I would not ask reelection
.-it your hands, but content myself with
the full measure of the honors vou
hnve given nie already.
"Winn I first i-ame into public life,
1 met storm of opposition, which w
very bitter nn.l intense. It required
intense ami aggressive action to over
come it. and being combative bv nut
u.e 1 fought with all my iniirbt for
those things I thought were right;nnd
1 won because you approved my poli
'us. my utterauces and my actions.
Believed Right
"Amid this exciting contest, manv
tin ii.i were said aud done on both
sides thnt, perhaps, had better been
left nnsnid and undone. Men are but
human, and when fired by stroni con
virtion they speak and do things which
they afterwards retjret. As God is mv
bulge. I never said anything but truth
or did nnvthing as governor or as sen
ator. I did not believe to be for the
public welfnre. And, as I look bnck
.aer my career, I can see mistakes and
blunders, plenty of them, but they were
honest blunders, and I have never per
mitted selfish ambition or petty re
venire to control my actions. I have
tried to be senator of all the people
as I was governor of the whole state
end my ambition has been, in th
Semite, to uive the people the beit fer
vice of which I was capable.
Hea'th Shattered
"Owing to my poor health, aud
c-coroiince w itn me advice of mv
physician, I shall not make any speech
es diirinw the canvass this summer
Ml niv old frienda in the state hnve
nlreadv henrd me speak, and if there
nnv vmn.j one who have not and
desire it, I (.hull take plensure in mail
ii'g such pnmphlet copies of some of my
I l'-' m ci"ki'N "hi. h f hnve vet ol
Ii- i.l Xnthi"" Hoiil. 1 d.dii'ht uir more
'!. ii m be "I.I.. imif ar;?iii t" ce in
"Id friends face to face nnd it vol
.'in- in.' to tlrnk tin I shrill nevei
l.nv" tMx nlensnre S"iiin.
''I si-ill hooe that the tieople ot
onth I'niolina will not ti hi I ;i -- n-.
I'V v.. tin - n.c out, but thnt in mine
miv "ii i'l i' -'icnte n w'h for n..
tn ic'i-e frmn this position I..'.;. i.i
v " be'icf Mint I em no loinn-r phvi
. "I1' cni.-'llc o' 'crformine the dnt.e
"f this o't'he. Te witorshn. hn-
. l.e-' -e .. - led liv me n Ji' re
' II f f.e-l if I ',M.e Villi V I . t . I III
tu surreiidc it 1 uniiM I'lii'H- l v i
.1 . . ,, .-((''hi iw t Ht I HV e -I. i. te
ll u I : 1 w .. v- to the bent of inv n I.! I . ' '
BUNK CALL ISSUED
W.xl-UT). .?u1v :t - The Nn.ii
..' i-niik c:ill has been issued hs . f June
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CZECHO-SLOVAK
SUCCESSES MAY
IIIIM A in CO flM
ivy in h mmum
ENTENTE SOON
Advance Across Siberia Is
Cause of Important Confer
ence At Which Subject of
Recognition Is Discussed
VLADIVOSTOK NUCLEUS
FOR GROWING POWER
May Prove Valuable Factor In
Meeting German Aggression In
Siberia But Is Admittedly-Uncertain
Element
WASHINGTON, Jnly 4
( Associated Press) Un
expected strength of the Czecho
slovak bands which are now
crossing Siberia and are reported
to have pained most important
advantages, have caused the En
tente to hold a diplomatic confer
ence and the outcome of the
efforts of these force in being
watched by the Allies with, the
deepest interest.
IMPORTANT NUCLEUS .
The Czecho-Slovak force whjch
now controls Vladivostok, "forms
the nucleus for the gathtng of the
anti-I!olshcviki elements. . .The
Entente, if circutristahces shall
warrant as it appears that they
.likely will, may officially recog
nize and give aid to these forces.
They are regarded as a valuable
asset in view of German aggres
siveness in the Bolsheviki con
trolled territory of Russia, al
though still an uncertain quan
tity. .
1 lavas despatches from Harbin
said that the lifting of the em
bargo on shipments' to Russia
was for the purpose of relieving
the suffering! the ' Chinese in
Siberia ahd that'tt is" ree6gnid
that if supplies of which Ger
many is greatly in need shall
reach Russia, that will likely fall
into the hands of Germany event
ually. In the Ukraine the tide seems
turning against. Germany. The
government which the Germans
established there appears to be
tottering. ' '" '
Ambassador . David Francis,
who is at Vologda, interior Rus
sia, reports by cable to the war
department that the Bolsheyiki
have arrested members of the
Archangel provincial government
and that they are threatening the
arrest of the members. of the inde
pendent Duma of Vologda for
failure to execute the mandates
of the Soviets.
At Archangel a delegation from
the Murman coast and the White
Sea coast has" asked the consular
representatives of France, the
I'nited States and Great Britain
'or Allied protection, says a Ila
vas news agency despatch. ..
w. a. a-
AGO IS RECALLED
WASHINGTON, July 3 (OW
eiull Viscount Ishil journeyed to
Knirhsven, Massachusetts, ' today
ami will tomorrow deliver two ad
drenses ami present to the eitiaens
h Japanese sword who rewued anil
bestowed kindly treatment, man'
years airo, upon a Jnpanene sailrr
mimed Manjiro Nakahaoii), who
afterward lived at Pairhavt a for
cu lit venrs- This sailor returned
to .lannn. arriving a short time Im- '
fore the arrival of Commodore
1'errv hoi! the Jtininee credit him
with preparing a fsvorablo reep
tion for the Amerirm naval eom
inH'ider nn.l his epoch making ex
pedition. Tt-e sword will be presented to
Kuirhsven people an a trift from a
prominent rhysielan of TnMo who
in u desr.ondnnt of the nailor.
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