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HAWAIIAN ''ttAzEtW' TUESDAY, AUGUST' 6, iR;?i-m-wEkKTr;
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August 4 (As'socidted PrenH)
America and Japan alone will net in Silwria,
I'nch Hending " few thousand troops'! at once to
hold Vladivostok and to protect the railroad running west
ward. The American-Japanese force will also act to pro
twt the rear' of the Cr.echo-Kl ova k army now marching
The United State will continue to act in cooperation
with i he forces of the Allies in the Murman section of
I -ii roiean Rusia and at Archangel.
This Joint notion of the United States and Japan in
Siberia is approved of by the other Powers of the Entente,
while both governments specifically pledge themselves
not to interfere with the sovereignty: of Russia nor with
(In1 internal affairs of that country t
WILL OFFER HELP T0 $A VS
The allies cooixeratiiig in the Far East will steady the
efforts of the Russian people towards self-government and
m I f protection against the (Jerman invaders of the litis
Mil ii people express their readiness to accept aid.
Later, a commercial mission will go to Russia from
the United States to help in the financial and commercial
Japan has given her promise to withdraw from Siberia
when the objects of the military expedition have been
OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT MADE
Official announcement of the above was made yester
day here, in Tokio and in London, the Official Oazette
in the last named capital publishing a cablegram from
Tokio with the statement.;' ..This .plan is in accordance
with fhe recent proposal made to Japan by the United
States, the viul feature of the proposal being that etch would des
patch an armed force to be withdrawn wheft Its, purposes had been
accomplished. Ha i '
Ambassador Ishii conferred with Acting Secretary of State Polk
yesterday, formally discussing the matter for half an hour, at the
end of the conference handing to the acting secretary Japan's formal
acceptance of the American proposals.
l ast night Mr. Polk made a statement to the press, piviiif; the
'lctail of the plan and outlining the American attitude towards Kits
sia in the liht of Siberian intervention. The acting secretary of
Details of Siberian, Plans
"In the judgement nf the govern
ment of the I'nited States, a judgement
arrived at after repeated and very
scorching considerations of the whole
situation, military intervention ln Rus
sia would be more likely to add to the
present sail confusion there than to
cure it add would injure Russia rather
than help her out of her distresses,"
said Acting Secretary PoJV.
"Such military Intervention as has
been most frequently proposed, even
supposing it to be efficacious in its im
mediate object of delivering an attack
upon Germany from the East, would
in its judgement be more likely to turn
out to be merely a method of making
use of Russia than to be a method of
icrving her. Her people, if they profit
ed by it all, could not profit by it in
time to deliver them from their pres
ent desperate difficulties and their sub
stance would meantime be used to
maintain foreign armies, not to recon
stitute their on or. to feed their own
men, women aud children.
Concentrate On West
"We ure bending all our energies
miw to the purpose, the resolute mid
confident purpose, of winning on "Ire
Western Front, and it would, in ti"
judgement of the government of the
I'nited States, be most unwise to di
lide or dissipate our -forces.
" As the government of the Uni.ed
Mates sees the present circumstu'ices
therefore, military action is udmivl
in Russia now only to render such. pro
tcction and help ,at is possible to the
('echo Slovaks against the armed Aus
1 1 1 :i n and German prisoners who are
nttneking them and to steady any pf
torts at self government or self-defenso
in which the Kussinus themselves ni"
l.e wilHug to accept assistance. heth
it from Vladivostok or from Murmansk
Act As Guards Only
"The only present object for which
American troops will be employed .'ill
lie to guard military stores which niv
subsequently be needed by Russian
forces and to render such aid as may
be acceptable to the Russians in the
in i;ii ii i znt ion of their own self defense.
With such objects in view the gov- ,
einment of the I'nited States is now
cooperating with the governments mfl
France and Great Britain in the neigli j
linrliood of Murmansk and .Archnngel.
"The government of the I'nited
States has therefore proposed to the '
government of .Japan that ii h of lh ' I
two governments send a force of a few
thousand men to lad'vostok with the
I . i . 1 1 c . -. - of cooperating as a sjnirle
force in the oceuiMitioii of Vladivostok
iiinl in sn fegun rdinif so fur sk it innv
the eoimtry to the rear of the weBtward
iiiovin" Cxeolio Slovaks and the Jap
anese govortiiuJit lias consented.
No Interference With Russia
"In taking this action the govern
mint of the I'nited States wishes lo
announce to the neonle of Russis in
I lie most public and solemn manner that
,i contemplates no interference with the
i . 1 1 1 1 1-u 1 sovereignt v of Kussla, no in
; , i rut Inn in her internal ntfairs. no
even in the local affairs of the limited
rireti which her military force may
he obliged to occupy, and no impair
ment of boi territorial integrity, either
now r hereafter, -but that what we are
about-U 'do haa as it single and .only
object the rendering of such aid- as
shall be acceptable to the Russian peo
ple themselves in their endeavors to
regain control of their own affairs,
their own territory and their own des
tiny. Japan Pledges Likewise
"The Japanese government it is un
derstood, will issue a similar assurance.
"These plans and purposes of the
government of the United States have
been eemmunioated to the governments
of Great Britain, France and Italy and
those governments have advised the
department of state that they assent to
them in principle. No conclusion that
the government of the United States
has arrived at in this important mnlter
is intended, however, as an effort to
restrict the actions, or interfere with
the independent judgement of the gov
ernments with which we are associated
In the fir.
Peace Mtsajon To Follow
"It is alao the hope and purpose of
the government ef the I'nited States
to take advantage of the earliest op
portunity to send to Siberia a -commission
of merchants, agricultural ex
perts, labor advisers, Red Ooss repre
sentatives and agents of the Young
Men's Christian Association, accustom
ed to organizing the best methods of
spreading useful information and rend
eriug educational help of a modest kin I
in order in some systematic way to re
lieve the immediate necessities of the
people there in every way for which an
opportunity may open.
"The execution of this plan will
follow and will not be permitted to
embarrass the inilitiirv assistance ren 1
ered to the Oxeeho-Slovoks.
"It is the hope and expectation of
the government of the I'nited St Me
that the governments with which t i
associated will, wherever necessarv or
possible, tender their active aid in tin
execution of these military and aeon
WILSON MAY MAKEviilT
TO PACIFIC COAST SOON
WASHINGTON, August S (Assoc i
ated Press) It is probnble that Presi
dent Wilson will make a trip to the
l'ncilie Coast during the campaign for
the Fourth Liberty I.ouii. His plans
now contemplate this and if the legis
Intive situation will permit nf his car
rying out the plan and some untoward
events in the war do not intervene,
he is expected to make the tour.
w. a. a.
LONIXW, August 4 (Associated
Press) A despatch to Idovds states
that the British steamer North Citin
bria has boon sunk in collision with an
unknown steamer. Seven members of
the crew are all that are known to be1
saved, the others being missing since :
the vessel went down. 1
i -' "
WASHINGTON, Aimust 4- (Associ
ated Press I- -Provost Murshal Cl Owder
issued ii coll yesterday for six thou
sand registrants from twenty nine
tate for limited service.
TIIREErMNDREDMOUSAND TROOPS' TO
WAttUlNUrUN, Aoaiiit a (Official)
Onkral Ferhiiig now hn a million
m Under bin .lireet onmmaml. Tlia
Jvin foi-Nw number 1,000,000 and
300,000 wera Mat from American port
during th month of July brlnc-ini! the
total .to thoae flfrare. General Peyton I
n Uank n,.. a ....L.
aenat eomaiitte on military affairs i
la dtlitlo to raufth other information! " ma. l"" , """"''.""' .QI ln" nd lhBf KTy 'd bodies atrew-anil-aom
graphie aeronnta of Ameri- A,lip" A"c" nri "nil ed th ground no thirk It w impoa-
ean participation in the recent nplendid th" "fttTUCtiotl ot ,',my armies, nible to advance without walking over
victoriea la the Aisne Marne salient.
Ther l nlremnt. danirer of a fail.
fe of man power to keep the American
arntT filled.. Ueneral Man n aasured the
.-ommittea.' . .
Cnntinuine he said that as a result nf I
sions which have been brigaded with
ni'lUP tw ii li. u ii i . v ufinii I'littiieil
the French ami the British Oenernl
shing now has 1,000,000 men under his 1
command and there are now l..too,000 I
men in the expeditionary 1'i.rn
month of July all reeords of troop shifi
nienis were iiroaen ami more ttinn ,(NI,
I'OO fighting mu fliovf.l nnv.
Quote DeipatChea '
In discussing the recent lighting Oeu
nral March said that the official iles
patches covering the- battle up to Aug
list 2 showed that the present flout
I Hiiii'ii ' .,-,,.
ij) 't-' 'it (f
i RETREYT A SUCCESS I
BEBLIK, ' August 4 (Amoclated
Fres)An offlclU cornnianlque dealing
wttb the atUe. of the Alsne-Marne
says:. "The success of the German re
trograde moTementa of Friday on the
Alsne Marne front IS attributed to von
Boelun'a rictory of August 1, which
taught th enemy its lesson. Since
that time th Allies have followed the
Germans, u they fell back in perfect
order, hesitatingly and cautiously."
WILL BE- EXTENDED
Secretary Baker to Recommend!
, Etghteeij. X r.orty five Years,
', Me Announces
'WASHINGTON, August l -'Omeiali
- -Eighteen to forty-five years of age
are to bn the limits for the selective'
draft ttnder the nmendments to the I
Selective Brnft law which congress is)
expected to puss this autumn. Sec '
retnry Baker nnnonpres thnt lie willj
recommend to corgress this extension i
of the draft nge. It will increase the
list of registrants by ninny millions '
and the new registration will be a task I
almost as enormous as was the first '
registration under the law.
Before the pn saner of the Army Ap
piopriation Bill it was proposed to ei
tend the drnft age limit but the pro
posal was droppexi at the request of
the war department which announced
at the time that it would not be neees
snry, to do so at that time to meet the
program WTV tofKhmenti t"l .
It is e-vbl-nt, that since that time
extensive enlrirgenienf has been mode
in the government program for the
war department has come completely
around to the proposal of the senate
committee on military affairs. It is
not expected that any serious opposi
tion to the proposal will develop, judg
ing from the sentiment that was shown
earlier in the session.
w. s.s. p
DRAFT AGE LIIV1ITS
fat Kiev, in the 1 kraine, which result
PARIS, August 4 (Associated i rd '" 1 deaths of seven huadred Oer
Press) --(leneral Pershing, commander-I "H"1 soldiers in addition to that of
in-chief of the American expedition- I vnn Kichorn, the (ieiiuau commander
ary forces, has been awarded the in chief in the I kraine.
(Iraud Cross of the Legion of Honor' A despatch from Knndalaska, Rus
by the French government. siau Lapland, reports a revolution at
Premier Cleineuceau, in notifying ' Archangel against the Moscow provi
(leneral Pershing of this, telegranhed sional government and hi favor of the
this message: "France will never for-. Allies, now policing t'l.it i-ertiou with
get fin a moment that when the Strug- luiviil funis. The lev.ilotioil is wide
Hie was bitterest your splendid troops spread nnd the soviet have fled from
came This cioss is the symbol of our the city.
gratitude." w. B. s.
w. s. s.
FORD WILL HELP TO
HkYi.'OIT. Michigan. .Inly -!--(As '
soeinted Press i One of the most com
plete hospitals in the world, expected
lo tal e a laiee part in the work nf
rchaliilitat ing American solilicrs wound
el overseas, is being elected hete by
Henrv Ford eie.te.l fasted than the
average building ia constructed in peach
line, I, cciiii.se ..r gov ei unient eoopern
tion in the purchase uf materials.
On n t v ee t v ii ere lart the hospital,
which will bear Mr. Ford's name, will
hav.' II. or -pace nf S-1.000 square feet.
It will be ' )' i ii r ; o i structure with
the exeei.tioit of the dill. It"'-tic build
ing pin. ed mi the i enter which will go I
up lo si si. i ics. It will front 750 I
feet on the Urnnil lloulev tird, lletroit'sl
most popular :i ilinii..ille driveway, aud 1
go buck I'.Mi feet. " J
ith I "" win. tows it will lie itn
possible for a person anywhere in the
building, to gel more thnu twenty four
feet n vay from the light. I'oity porch
es will sun '.mi, I the structure nnd a
roof en. '"ii is to extend over the en
Mr Ford is spending $.'t,000,000 on
Hi IMPROVED QUININE
DOES NOT AFFECT THE HEAD
Becauw of IU toulc and Uiil effect
UAX ATIVK DROMO Ql'ININB wilt befoi.u
rtiri ihr.ii ordinary Quinine. Doco sot cat.
uuhuch nor rinirinK (n I lie head '
i-ci . .hire u oi.ly one ' Urumr o... I
. d. . I',. v tire r gi i. .
w tunning practleally parallel to the
Vmle utfl Arilr VUy hi. h might he Fere-onTanlennia. this offVer report-
'J'" TXi ',l"fen",t 'im' .f "'J "" od that it wan neemiirly iinpoaaifile "
A "mfl th" , ?VB,"''',l torcvn of lot an army to Hht the number of
J, PTa with,n m"rn of ,hat pwa and that were abandoned
"n- . " 1 . ,. A .!. tbe -German in their retirement,
-The deaiifttcbea. koweVrr indicated The mefeage added that the German
that the Veale-Ardra Imp mar have were driven hack ... runiHlv that
,,n turn1- . . .
i iitt 1 1.. nn. v ........ up w nlla
nut 2 hnd measured aixtcn miles alonfc .
the total length of the Aisne-Marne
salient and this frdnt had been rdu-
co in lengrn irom seven. v , our 10 rorxy-
P,0?. ml . . .
"T . "" ,7 , . .
I .III .u...r.l. ivrrt- . i I II . r 1 1
.."forces is indicated In I lie confidential
'I' l, inmnLia .....ii. ,.f ill. a 1 1 : ..1
message which has readied the chief
of staff from an office. ho, at the
Ha'f Billion Dollars
Taken Over From Huns'
NT.W YORK, August (As
sociated Press) More than half
a billion dollars of enemy money
nnd property has been tuken over
by the custodian of en. my prop
city, he announces.
All of the cash win. h is thus
taken over is sent to the I'nited
States treasury and is to be in
vested in Liberty Bonds and
whenever and as fast :.i possible
the property is beine. converted
into rash and will be Mmilarly
One Thousand Norses
Are Needed Each Week
WASHINGTON, August :i (As
soeinted Press) One thousand nurs
es a week tor the peat two mouths
or 1HJ00 nurses by l-aboi Day is tne
need of the army us is seen bv
I ! .urgeou General Uorgus. lie has is
! , sued a cull to the Am. i.i.iii Red
I rrosa in accordance with lliat view.
j 1,1 the Red Cross to enlist
",,! services nf a thousand nurses a
i "('''k or ,h'" nvxt tw0 months the
""rgeon general says that w ith the
'American forces tuking a steadily
1 growing share in the activities on
the Western Prout, with forces in
Italy and slill others to go to i
bena the need of the army is im
perative. To meet that need ap
proximately WMM) nurses are required
us a minimum.
First Move Was Killing In Kiev of
Seven Hundred Germans
IOMHN, August 4 (Associated
Press'; - "terrorist" campaign is un
der way ngaiust the (lermans in Rus
sia, according to the correspondent of
the Dnily Mail iu Copenhagen, who
quotes a leading member of the Rue
Bian social revolutionist of the left. I
' That leade- states that the terrorist '
I campaign has been already launched
. nnd that the cunipnigu against the
(iermaiiH included the recent explosion
SOLDIERS 10 FRANCE
HAVANA. August '. fOHicinl)
Milinry service in Cuba is to be com
pulsoiv and the Inland liepublic may
semi tones lo France Tina will lie
w ith President Meuocii I.
The house of representatives has ap
proved the senate ninenilmout to the
compulsory service bill which empowers
the president to hciuI tiooi.s tn tcVum-ji
to coiineriite will. il... lli,. if it ,.U
ue (leemeii ail visutile.
w s. s.
LISTS OF CASUALTIES
WAMIIINIiTON. An-, i i .'. -( Assm i !
nti'il I'i r-s i - A nnoii in . in. n t of ''I7
rnsuiill.r- imis liiinli' ..Hi. niPy loilnv.
Ill tin- nniiy list n.is i...li..'.l 11 rum
lu'i of iiiiiiii's of oltu'ci- k i Mini in 11 1-
Tin' M.nrint'H fiisirih. list. t'H :m
l".llllli.. ;is F 1 1 1 It 1 1 . foil. killoil 111 Hi--
lion :i ii -1 si'rn iouii.!i ! i
Tin' a run- li-t iv"oi t . I Kill.-.l in
llrtioii. 1 IL'; ilii'il of . mis. 'l.i'ii; I
I Of lit lll'l I'd IISI'S SI tl'I'M
w. muled. (If I
ty 1'i'ht : n.i.shi it;', i . c...
Allium; l1i"Ni' killed im
'' .1 h 'in s N'elle l.ieut
n i-1 i ii ii are
i i v (ieorpe.
( Hi. Idt, .limit's Coopi'r, II:
l! run .Vt lil. I!...,..t 'i.
I (rni.i-,.r,. Hi,., ,,f i.
Mm tit writinir had iiiat FtiirnAil from
bad been plven them to bury their
The advance in the center had aver
jred three miles nlonx n front of thir
t miles. Oenernl March .! whiu
on the east flnnk. west t Rheims. an
advance of four miles on a four mile
front had alreadv been made
Train New Units
Announcement wns n'o made by thei
war department that the American
forces in France luive reiiched a stngn
of such hiffh efDcieiH V in new methods
f warfare that Ihev nr to furnish
th Instructors for the new units which
nre being raised in the t nited States.
I Mo instructors from the Mlieil nrmiri
n 111 be asked for these forces except.
perhaps, for some technical cne
w, a. s.
ACCORDING TO PLAN
COPENHAGEN. August 4 (Aao
elated Press) Von Hindenburg and
ron Ludendorff, receiving preu cor
respondents, openly admit that, th
strategic plant of th German general
stair hare failed, out Uawrt that tho
. Germans ari still marten of th attuar.
, tlon and surrendered the recent terrt
; tory on th Mam according to
: plana made ln advance. Th present
. progress of the Allies will not affect
the general result.
Arrival of Americans Has Restor
ed Superiority of Allies At
Close of Fourth Year
LONDON', August 3 (Associated
Press.) The crisis of the war has pass
ed and the arrival of the American
forces has tided the Allies over the
most dangerous period, is the opinion
that is expressed by Oenersl Heig, the
British commanding general in a pub
lic message which he tins issued the
occasion of the fourth anniversary of
(lient Britain's entry into the war
which will be tomorrow.
Commenting on the situation which
now coufronts the British aud their Al
lies nnd co-belligerents General Haig
l said in part:
"The conclusion of the fourth year
of the war today marks the passing
of the period of most acute crisis. The
Kussian revolution, the chaos which
followed and the negotiations of a
IK'ace between the Bolchevist govern
ment and the Central Powers released
large hostile forces which the enemy
was enabled to transfer to the West
Front. The intention of the enemy
wus to vise great numbers and thus to
overwhelm the Allies and gain a de
cisive victory before the arrival of
American forces eould give superiority
of forces to the Allies.
"The enemy plans have completely
failed. The steady streams of Ameri
cans that have arrived in France have
restored the balance to the Allies and
the continuing arrivals wUl throw that
balance to ua snore preponderating.
w. a. s. i .
VasIIIN'OTOX, August 3 (Official.
- For the purpose of speeding up iron
and steel production to top figures the
million i ion and steol workers are to
be organized, it is announced from
Chicago by Samuel Gompers, head of
the Aniericnii Federation of Labor.
Work on such organisation is to be
The shipping board has announced
that the war industries board has
promised that the emergency fleet cor
poiutioii shsll have 50,(100 toils of steel
plates and 111,000 tons of steel shnpes
cuch week next year. This is enough
steel to enable the construction of
lii,.')iiii,(i(io tons ot steel shipping each
SPANISH WAR DEBT
W HII(;TO. August 4 f s,.,-i
.'i-il I'nss Thi- hill for the lnt wui
'"' "I. I.li II,.' I'nitrrl StutpH wan en
) K'"I tins now heen pit ill in full.
''I . t .vi mrv ili'i.nrfiif nt yeoterJiiv
ii'ili rni. .1 sixty four million dollars'
'.mi Hi of Spanish villi houdH, thus
" ipinc out t lint i ;lr 'm ilehit.
w. a i.
THE ALBERT SECTOR
llL'Ut !--( AdSllfintl'd
tliiial stnti'intiut bv the
loi nies that the Hritish
haie r. rii pt uii'd most of the (jroinid in
it - VII .-. i m i tor Jost to the Oermaim
west nt the nire Tin (lermans have
iniiili. fii in. i ..us :ittai-ks to re.'ain their
inm'1 i.ii.s, l.i.t haw been eonaistentlv
CRISIS IS PASSED
SAYS GENERAL HI
. A.aiaia as A m m
PAIUS, August 4 ( AwNoeiatwl IM ess ) - The Soissons
Rheinis salient has leen practically winetl out and
the Germans cleared completely of the territory
south of the Vesle River, as far east of Soissons as Fistnen.
Between these points the entire southern 1 :t it k is held hy
the AIlieH, who also control all the fords.
Up until lute yesterday afternoon no attempt has heen
made to cross the river except by patrols, all the bridges
having been destroyed by the retreating (lei nians, who fell
back everywhere except at Fismes, on the Vesle, one of
their great bases. The approaches to this town were de
fended, hut the American column threw the defender
back, ought them from street to street in the ruined city
and .cleared them out completely.
From 'Soissons eastward, along the. railroad lines,
I'rencli cavalry is operating, cutting off German strag
glers, tfte cavalry also crossing the Vesle in a nuinlter of
places and hanging on to the rear of the still-fleeing Ger
mans. HOLDING NARROW STRIP
South of the Vesle the Germans are still holding a
strip some two miles wide just east of Fismes along the
Andre River, tapering off to a point at ( 'hampigny, on
the Vesle three miles east of Rheims. From the Vesle
east the Allied line runs in almost a straight line through
Courville, Riancourt, Courcelles and 'hanipigny. Along
thj line the Allies are advancing steadily, pushing the
Germans back upon and across the river.
The Allies' strength makes it seem certain now that the
Germans cannot hold any part of the Vesle line but must
continue their retreat to the Aixne, with every prosject.
that they will lie driven clear across this and to the hhxMl
oaked line of the Chemin det Dames, the scene of almost ceaseless
fighting for the past three years. This line is one of the strongest
tor defense along the entire Champagne front.
The German retreat since Thursday has been skilfully carried
out and their losses in men have been small in comparison to the
tremendous slaughter inflicted upon them earlier in the Ulied offen
sive. BURNING AS THEY GO
Kvidence that the German high command will not attempt to
hold the line they had prepared north of the Vesle is afforded in
the burning villages between the Vesle and the Aisne, the (iermans
)eing at work destroying ,what they have to abandon. Fourteen
large fires were counted yesterday. Another indication of continued
retreat is in the fact that the Germans have not yet brought any
of their artillery back into action. ' Their guns are being hurried
north to defend either the Aisne or the heights of Chemin de
PRISONERS AT SOISSONS
The French took many prisoners and inflicted heavy casualties
when they drove into and occupied Soissons on Friday. Against
the defenders of this city and of the ground southeast of it the French
brought numerous tanks into action, the machines driving through
and over the German lines and killing hundreds. An hour after
he (iermans had been driven out of the city the French troops were
in occupation and preparing the place for defense in the event of a
When the Allied advance was resumed yesterday morning it
lad a front of forty miles, which rapidly shortened as the rim of
he arc was eaten into by the victorious troops and the rapid ad
.ance from Soissons eastward and from Rheims westward narrowed
he German hold along the Vesle.
i:V YOKK, August .1 -(Official i
lourti'i'ii million ilollais lui.l mo it un
spent bv (icrmiuly in nirru!iiiK throui
ni' siniers I'ruasiun I'lOpaKuiicIn l,p
foro tin' ili'clarKtion of war hy tin
l iiitfil Stati'n. This fui-t hi 1 i-lo
i-il from tin- ovitli'iii'i rolli-cti'il in tin
iiiwMigHtiou jirou'iiiK out of the isi
Kiitiiilv of tin' Ni
Ai,o,.i.r..,ent is inn.l,' hy ,,e ilepu
ty attorney k..,m rul It ha the (.eriunn
Kovei nineut spent 1 4.:t I .(MMI. no fur
ax has been learned, in attempts to
influen. e Amerieau publie opinion
thion I. the press. In gome inhtanees
this as doue throujrli the pun has.'
outnuht f neWMpapers. an in the rase
ot the New York Mail, anil in others
the sr.nee used n paid for or Mie
ilespnfihes published were telegraphed
without rxienae to the publiahera.
W. t. a.
WASIIINOTON Auust 4-(.sso
riiiled I'resH 1 Tri'sidi-nt Wilson issued
a prorluination ester. lay stating that
no Aiui'iiian sti'iimei of three hundred
and lifti tons or oier and no A 111erieu.11
hiiiIiu ship of flftx tonA of over may
b.. 1 Inn ti'ied without the approval of
tin shipping board nod that no foreign
wssid shall be rha rti'ie.l to an Ameri
1111 without so. 11 nppioal. I ht'M' pro
do not nppl to i-ollstwise rs
- - - w s a
Keep It Handy
'luilf lelief is ut'i'f rinarv in at
I .(inn hoen. ( 'liiiluberlain 's (lir
iirliuiM t( i' 11 1. 1 should iilwni-
lie I. 111" Soli, Sin it Ii
WILSON IN FAVOR
OF TAXING PROFITS
Impression Prevails That
Would Go To Limit
WASHINGTON, AuifiiHt 3 (Aaso
l iHti'.l I'ri'sm - I'reaiitent W'ilBon in w-
' pi'i inlli intcreHti'il in the proposal thnt
heavy iiiereHseB in the tiixea on ar
profits shall iiinittitiite the moat im
portnnt feature of the eilit hillion dul
I Inrs reentie bill in the preparntiou lit
' I. I I... I,..,,M.. .u... .......
!,. s . ,;,, ,, he ,ls ,..,
, t. ,.(mimitt hiM Oi,lioil!) ln
Tl. .r,.Hi.,'nt has Kivei, the vtem
in ,. tl,-r the prenent law i ireful
,,,,. ,, hnH lw) Ht,ie, ,, Hritiah
MVMteiii hi. h levimi a Hat tax or iihtv
,;(.r,.llt n aueh irofltM. Mr is auid ti
fllN,,r t),e Hritinh plan,
Wilmin has been I'linviiii-ed thut ther
,s proBteeriiiK aud lie haa xui.l the
figures to prove hdi-Ii proHteeriim were
' ii i lit Ii If to the government and thai
it was not difhViilt to reai h out and take
; it was not ilithriilt toreni'h nut ami tukd
a way proHts whirh luinht lie ronxiilernil
un I ni' It is iindertttood tha) ill slli-h
refi'reni'eH Ue had in mind aueh exeea
prolits taves as are I'oiitt'inplnte.l uuder
the proponed new bill.
W. 1. 1.
SWISS TO PRESIDE AT
W slllNOTON, August S (Oflicinl)
t the I'onfereiii'e whirh ia aoon to
be held iu Switzerland between eoin
111 issionera from the I'nited Htatea and
iii i in :i n v in 1111 attempt to arrange for
un .'Alining.' of primiiierH, a Nwiaa will
pieside over the ileliberat ions.
1 1 1 1 . 1 1 1 1 1 -1 1 1 n I ia made by the state
.1. iii 1 1 ini'iit ot meaKai'M from Hitfcer-
Inn. I wliirli say that i-ountry haa agreed
I.. iir 1 1 p t the pi esideiiiy uf the cou-