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TEUTQN Pill
DRIVEN BACK ALONG
Germans Resist Desperately At Some Points
But At Others Appi
Up Preparatory tQ Surrender
LONI50N, August 22 (Associated Press) Latinc-liing an offen
sive against a new front, , the Jlntish yeslcjrday struck porth of
the Ancre River along ten milds, driving in the German lines from
the Ancre north to Moycnneville, taking more titan a thousand pris
oners, several towns and villages and some guns. The latent reports
from, British headquarters last night were that the British advance
was still in progress! with no signs that the conclusion of the battle
had been reached.
At some vital points the Germans resisted heavily, but at others
there was no resistance to speak of, the enemy surrendering read
ily at the first approach. .of the British tanks- The town of Beau
court, which had a German garrison of some hundreds, was won
with a total British casualty list of only three men.
PfclSOtfERS CARRY HANDBAGS
Some German prisoners marched into the British lines carrying
handbags and long-stemmed porcelain pipes, having apparently pack
ed up ready to surrender at the first opportunity. These men seem
ed to have cleaned up for the occasion and appeared as cheerful in
being captured asliouh they were going from the front on leave.
A large number of fast "Whippet" tanks were used by the Bri
tish, these exacting heavy toll aldng this front as they did along
the Soniuic, dashing into and through the German defense lines,
crushing out machine gun nests, shelling every German concen
tration with their quick-firers and rounding up and bringing back
prisoners. Armored cars afso took part in the battle, chasing the
Boche from their lairs.
More than a thousand prisoners had been counted and checked
into the cages in the rear when General JIaig last reported yesterday.
DRIVE IS SURPRISE
Without any artillery preparation and led by the fast tanks the
attack was launched at dawn yesterday, at first along a front of
eight and a half miles, which later was extended on the north a mile
and a half further. The drive came as a surprisi? to the Germans,
who had been launching a scries of local offensives against the Bri
tish line just to the north of the new battleground, centering on the
Scarpc.
Participating in the offensive is the British third army, com
manded by General Byng. The advance has already penetrated the
German lines deeply and has swept over Beaucourt, Puisieux-au-Munr,
Achietple-Petit; Achict-Ie-Graiid, Ablainzevelle, CourceUcs-le-Comte
'and Moycnneville. The railroad which. had. paralleled the
German front between Achiet-le-Grand and tjoislejix-au-Mont, con
necting this front with the supply points of Bapaume and Croisilles,
is now almost whofly in British hands and the British tanks have
penetrated well along the way towards Bapaume, once before the
British objective on the Picardy front.
ADVANCE IS STILL ON
Along the whole front sin average advance of five miles has been
made, with the British pressing steadily. Whenever the British
infantry are held up by German machine gun fire the tanks are called
upon. There arc large numbers of these, all along the front, and
( icmiiyi resistance to them' appears to be hopeless.
In Flanders the British continue to drive the Germans back
along the edges of the Lys salient. Yesterday the Tommies attack
ed and carried all the outpost positions of the enemy on the Dranmt
tre ridge between Kouderkot and Locrc-Hospice, southwest of
. pres. These appear to be preliminary operations for an attack
upon the Germans holding the famous Mount Kemmel positions.
GENERAL MARCfi TELLS OF
IMPORTANCE OF NEW GAINS
WASHINGTON, Aujjust 21 (Associated Press) As a result of th- Allied
success of thf past month, the buttle (rout in France fjom Hhejins to the
North Kea has been reduced froi" Uoll to 20(1 milcH, General Peyton 0. March,
Unitoil States chief of statf, toM rcprt-sfiitat ives of the press in Iiih semi
weekly conference with them toilay.
Thirty two American divisions were enumerate. 1 liy him as having armed
in Km nee.
On the plains near the Oise, the Allioil advance has been put well hack to
the ol.l liMti 11)17 lino.
In Flanders the points of the salients haveMiccu bent liy Allieil attack,
southeast of Metcreu on the north Hank to near Alerville on the south side.
The aiiex has thus been niaile unhealthy for the enemy ami he lias been force. I
to make a withdrawal of from one to two miles on a front of fourteen miles.
FURTHER RETIREMENT
ADMITTED IN BERLIN
RKKMN, August 22( Associated
Press) Ollicial report issued by
the war oftice lust night wild: "Near
Neuflierquin and Merville, to the
south of til l.ys, the infautry do
tuchments which we left bchjuil iu
the fori'field of the new positions
upon which we have fallen buck,
bent off several Uritisb thrusts and
mrtial attacks. iu these engage
incuts our machine gunners and ar
tillery inflicted considerable losses
to the British.
' There have been infantrv eu
counters on both sides of the Anore.
JAPANESE LINE WILL
RUN TO NEW ORLEANS
NKSW OKI. FANS, l.oiiisiiimi, August
21 (Official) Merchants here welcome
the announcement thst the Osaka
huwan Kaisha line will inaugurate a
"idiii H'ennisliip service between Jep
; mid 'his port. The service is con
n !eicd an important addition to the
i in m ii e of the port uud its further
expansion is forecast.
w. a. a.
Keep It Handy
?. ... ... i relief is neccsanry in :il
i-i- ' . . f .':jm ttoei dinmbi-rlriin 's Cube
:i.t. I i:i ii hoc-i Itemedv should aln
Ir on hand l ui gale by Benson, Hmilli
Co.- AJv.
jar td Have Packed
CZECHO SLOVAK FORCE
GETS REINFORCEMENTS
WASHINGTON, Awxust 21' (As
xociated Press) Rumanians and
Montenegrins are joining the Cio
chq Slovak forces that occupy a
sector of the Italian front. The
Koine despatches ei press keen tat
isfiiction st the additions.
Italiuu aviators yesterday bombed
I'aienKo tint did no damnfjc to the
civilian portion of the town. In
those aections instead of usiup;
bombs they dropped larre ipiuntitlcs
of leaflets spreading Italian and
.echo Slovak propaganda.
w. . a.
GENERAL OTANI TO
REVIEW AMERICANS
LONDON, August 21 (Associated
I'less) -r-Naws fro.ui Vladivostok is that
(teiieinl Otuui, the Japanese eomniauil
ci in-chief, ill h ii m ns his first oflic ml act
as voiu mender of the Allied forces at
Vladivostok s review of the Auiericun
troops.
M U N moTTwORkERTH AVE
RIGHT TO ORGANIZE
V SIUN(1T()N AiiKiist 21 (Asso
cintcd I 'reiui The wr lnliir !ki,ir.l t..-
day hnndect down ft decislria ntlirniiin;
the i i 4 f ammiuuition workers to or
;;iini.e trade unions and bargaiu colluu
I lively with their ploy art.
HAWAIIAN .GAZETTE, FRIDAY, AUGUST 23. 191
IT THERE THE BRITISH TOMMIES ARE HAMMERING THE HUNS TODAY Anm
mate battle line from the
tish are driving the Germans in two placet. Yesterday General Byng's third army swept the ene
my back on a ten-mile front, the locfta ,6tbjs ack. tejnjg indicated by the arrows towards the
bottom of the map. The arrows aljown at hie J),p'f th'piap locate the various points where the
German lines in the Lyt aalient are, JjeuifJ pyshfff.. various towns and villages shown on
this map are certain tcfigure in som$ .ofthe.frnpojr.an: newj, from the front during the next month.
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THRIFT STAMP SALES
KEEP ON MOUNTING
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ciul ) - The trcamiry department ImB an
ni'iiiiii'il Unit mhIi'h of Wur Kaviuus iin.l
Thrift Stain'.i ui to Katuiilny aiiioiuitcil
to i)H I ,iirf),.i.i,s of a liiutunty salute of
LIEUT. B. B. CHURCHILL
IS REPORTED KILLED
OTTAWA, Canaila, Auj-unt 21 (Aa
aocinteil I'reaal hTIio Ciinuilian cuhuiiI
t.v litM contain the iiiiino of l.ieut. H.
H ( Ii in ill i 1 1 of the Uiiwuiiuii lslaudH,
killed in action.
W. 8. S.
WUST RELIEVE BELGIANS
. IN EXCHANGE FOR GRAIN
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curco ftr t lio lii'Iijtn rt'liff roinnuMioii.
W. S. 8.
FARMERS WILL SECURE
LOANS TO BUY SEEDS
WASHINGTON. AivuM -'I- ( A mi.,
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SPECIAL MISSION TO
COME FROM URUGUAY
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WASHINGTON, August Ul -(OtH
Dili Special reserve iiitions, so pro
ei li d that thev cannot be poisoned
by poisonous passes, have been adopted
by the war depart men t for the men in
l e trenches. This ration ia essentially
lor euterrjencics.
Clicked in viilviinizert iron cans or
boxes, hermetically sealed mi as to
unke them impervious to poison asses,
the ration consists of hard heel, corned
beef, corned beef bash, ro.-ist I f, sal
mon, sardines, soluble coffee, siipir and
alt. There is also a can opener.
As the men in the treui In an- nor
inn I ly supplied with frt"-lilv .conked
food, the ration is not to I pencil
except on occasion of special emergency
hen the cooked food can not be
I'loiiht torn aril.
SON OF FORMER CHIEF
OF ARTILLERY KILLED
NIAV Y O It K , August 21 ' ssociated
l-i-ssi -('Hpt. Philip O. MilN, ex Knr
vard football star and son of the lute
i chief of iiitillciy, bus been killed in
in I ion, according to news reaching here
I today.
W. 8. 8.
FIRST LIBERTY BONDS
: TOUCH NEW HIGH MARK
W VMIINd'I'i'N. Au''ui-t L'l 'Ot'i
ial i F'n-t I ibeity l,o.-lil It N l.eai
i . i 1 h Mlol a half pe- cent .1.1 eiet ,
noil t a val.le and v ert ible up I No
! be . b . a 1 fl a le ti Ii I ' II I e
il, "' V I, t-dtl,, "In II Id. sold
at iNL'.bli.
General
Forces
Over Wide Front
N
l-.W l K. Anmist 22 ( Ass l( i itcd Press (icncnil Mangbl's !
;iU.iih cs nmthwest ul Siitss.ni to t lit- -,c Kivcr and tn Ifitm-
lcrt, liciwcfii tlir Oisc and the Mat, may ei impel the iinmcdltte
evacnat inn I y the enemy of 1 lie entiic Sonnnc ( 'tse .salient extend-' , .
inj,' Imm l!rae to N'ovon. ?
Tin liheratin uf nninenms villages die F-remh tn the north-;
west, tii-rth ami imrtheast tif Suissons seemingly makes N'oyn tin-
tcnahle to the fne. The tijwn is onlllanked tn the southeast hd is "
dominaied by I retuli guns tn the southwest and the l'tench alvance ,:
is onl half a mile away at Snmpigny, due smith of the helcaucred .
town.
BRITISH ADVANCE EASTWARD
Further north the British eastward advance in the famous Lys
sector hrins the new positions appreciably nearer to the old 1V16
line, running east to Arnicntiercs. General I laic's armies arc still ,
pressing forward between Albert and Arras. Innumerable tanks
arc clearing the way for the advance and making artillery prcpara-
tious lc-s necessary.
The Allied drives thus extend from Ypres to Soissons and may '. ,
make necessary a speedy entire realignment of the eneuiv forces.
FRENCH RUSH ATTACK
Yesterday morning the French rushed a strong attack on the
right wmg iti the N.oyon salient, to the east of the ( )ise. Laval was '.
taken and the I'oilus arrived at I'ommicres, two miles northwest of .
Soissnns, capturing several thousand prisoners. ( )ne army corps -alone
capturing 1600.
More than twenty villages have been captured since Tuesday
morning and the advance extends to a full live miles in some places. ;
These advances liave brought the French to the Plateau to the north
if the Aisnc which will prove a great aid in further operations. -'
The advance has resulted in the capture of Lassigny and extended -until
the French line hofds the outskirts of Chiry and Ourscamp to
the southwest of Npyon.
IMPORTANT FRENCH GAINS
I'rcnch headquarters in the official report of last nigh said:
"The results of our recent victories have been that the enemy's grips. ,
on his fronts on both sides of the Oisc have been shaken. We are ,
retaking the left bank and he is falling back before the pressure of
General Mangin's infantry which is unremitting.
"JJctween Lassigny and the Oisc the enemy has been pressed
back to the heights overlooking Divotte while the French advancing
from the west have reached the outskirts of Plcmont."
The line to the south of the Somme extends through Sempigny, '.
Pentoise, La Pomeraye and Montchoissy and cuts Camel in, Fran- ;
court St. Aubin, Latour Farm, Mont-du C-rocqtic F'arin. VcsaKjnitl,V
liiouxy Laval and Coutillon, and extends thence to the Aisne River.
AMERICAN AVIATOR HARBOR FINDS ITS
MAKES FINE RECORP FUNDS GETTING LOW
Participates r Fifteen Daring
Raids In Three Week Scr
vibes Arc Distinguished
WASHINGTON', August 21 (Asso
ciated Press) Participation ia fifteen
air raids in three weeks is the record
of l.ieut. Kdinund 0. Clianiberlain, made
public by the nvy department.
l.icutcnaut Cbaraberlaiu is a Ma
rine Corps aviator and was recently
attached to a Britiah air squadron. It
was with this squadron that in three
Kecks he participated successfully in
lifleeu rai ls over the German lines and
rendered most distinguished services
in more than one instance.
Kive raid mad in one (lay without
a mishap is a pint of his splendid rec
ord. On this day es peially hu render
cd coiiHpicuous services.
keturuniK from raid over Bruges
he was shelled vigorously and continu
ously for forty Ave miuuteit and on this
occasion six British macliiues were put
out of action. Iief however, was un
daunted and returned to the airdrome
with his machine riddled by bullets
ami still ready to embark immediately
mi another flight.
Reported To Be Only Awaiting
End of War To Bring About
Strong Revolution
BRITISH HKADOT'ARTKKN IN
KKANCK, August 'l'l (Associated
Press) On a captured prisoner has
been found a copy of an order by a
German military commander which
sii y s :
"It hai come to niy knowledge
through n letter addressed to the Koy
al l'russiiin minister of ar that lueu
on leave from the army have spoken
publicly of a revolution to break out
s'ter the war. I n ish to impress on
all superior officers who overhear oh
ject ions ble talk that they must deal
nt once without hesitation with the of
f endei s.
"The huiiie authorities and the di
rector of military railways have been
reipieslcd to take cnriespoiuiin moan
ures. ' '
- w. a. a -
LIST OF CASUALTIES
CONTINUES TO GROW
WASHINGTON. August JJ ( sso.i
a'cl l'n- Tin- list ol casualties yiv
eu nut bv the :ir deoai t merit viw
t.-i..-i in, Inded the iia."cs of f i I
i . . ' 1 1 ," . t ,u net ion. I n e n ,l a I ,,l'
, ,1111, Is. t.v.. de.'ld o! Oil ;'H-r., Illl'i
' Ml, l,!e, I, ! !' Illissilt UU.I UUI , - . - J I
r.
i unniiiiiu iiliuui
Sweef n
Extraordinary Expenses Render
Strict Economy Necessary
Till Legislature Meets
' The territorial harlior conu..iHHion it
almost on the financial rocks so far
as goes its general maintenance fund,'
and only with able steering Chairman
1.. H. Ki'clow, the pilot, and his four '
mates of the board, ean the board steer
its w ay until another appropriation j
made by the legislature of l'i.J. An
nouncement of the sea'.- funds was
made by the chairman at yesterday's
meeting of the bouni.
With all accounts listed for payment
f ir several months ahead, iucle lin '.bit',
rep: In r tuilaiies ami general lep.nr to
be paid out of tins fund, i hi re is
about tL'SOO for all other outiide mr-
IMisea.
'I he board members shifted unerily
in their cliaiis as the cliaiiinau read thrf
cold, black figures to tliem; and then
acanued the typewritten atatenicits,
lyiii on their dei-ks The board ha
had unusually heavy expenses during
the past year and the funds have melt
ed nith a rapidity which aiiKurs ill
for any extraordinary expenses that
may have to be incurred until the leg- '
islaluie meets. The board is loath to
cut into the loan fund moneys except
for absolutely legitimate permanent im
provement expenditures.
DRAFTING OF YOUTH
WAttINGTUN, August LM (Abeo
eiated Press) The house military com
mittee today voted a favorable report '
on the new "manpower" hill," with
an amendment providing that the
youths from eighteen to tiveuty, In
eluilo'd in Hie "Jiuhteeii to forty five"
classification, shall be plnred iu a sep
arate class, not Iu be called to actual
service until they sre twen'y.
Another amendment provides that
youths under twenty one shall be eli
gible for commissions.
w. a. a
COLLEGE Of HAWAII
(S ADDED TO LIST
WASHINGTON, August 22 (Asso-ciati-d
rre-The ColleK of Hawaii
-H vesterday added by the war depart
ment to the list of institutions th
jtiadiuiles of wlii.h are (pialifled for
ei.liMiii-e into orricurs' triiiuiuc; camps.
This bsl is composed of certuin hiuh-
I imlitaiv
aclotetuies aiu 4n.
sllliliois ,if lenrnini;. The industei
of tin--e ate ndiuitted to tin- traillillfs
ci ni.-i on phvsieal ean, mat ious OuXj,
1 the in -1 , '. a 1 tout living utdvsil.

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