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, From. San Francisco
- Matsonla, July It.
For San Francises
Tfext mail, July 11.
From Canadian Porta
Next man, August 8.
Far Canadian Porta
Next mail, July 23.
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Evening Bulletin, Est. 2, No. 683?
UawaJian '8ter. VoL XXV. No. 7871
12 PAGES HONOLULU, TEERITOBY OF HAWAII, FRIDAY, JULY 13, 1917 12 PAGES
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CHIEF TUUnSTOiJ IS PROTECTED FROM
DIOSSAl BY CIVIL SERVICE RULE
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Mayor's Appointment of Harbor Officer Carter to Succeed
Him Has No Effect City Attorney's Office Declares Re
appointment of Fire Department Heafl Unnecessary, and
He Holds Office - During Good Behavior
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, Mayor Fern has C9 POc to rcmora Fire Chief Charles H. Thurston
- nor to appoint a fucoaor, -except under the civil service rales, and Chief
Thurston holds office daring good behavior. 1
h . Tlie mayor's nomination of A. E.' Carter, bow harbor police officer, to
rucceed Thurston,-made on Fern's first day 1b officer-has no effect on
the situation. - Thurston will remaifl chief and his reappointment is un
necessary ; ,. ,.
' Any move by the miyor to carry out a campaign of political "nith
: JossneEs". to displacing Republicans to. provide democratic patronage, win
be a failure so far as the tire department goes, for, that department from
top to bottom is ontfer ciTil service regulations. . "
finch In brief are the facta outstand-
tog - from an ; opinion handed ' to , the
civil service commission today by City
Attorney Brown; , The. opinion -waa
written Iby Deputy Attorney Cristy. It
was aent at the aame -time tp the
' mayor and board of supervisors. :
, The opinion waa written in answer
to a request from the commission,
rouga Chairman IV P. Fcgarty, for
'ilightthment en the points involved
'fa the position 'of Tire chler after a
: change In city administration. Deputy
Cristye ruling is as follows: . : i
. : "To your request for an opinion aa
. to "whether the chief engineer of the
fire' department comes within the 'pro
visions ef Chapter 117 of the Revised
Laws of Hawaii. ' .1915, relative - to
Civil Service, I beg to advise as fol
.. lows:- - '-'. ', .- .
"Section -1872 of the -Revised Laws
(Asaoclated Press by
VACHIN3TCfi, D. C July U
CC7,c:D men v.'.M be c!!ei out In
tiy cucta tst been prepared for Hawaii. ,The California - quota- la
2:,:....7h8 fln tllawa for credltt to be given for enlistmenta of
re;-:ars i:i 'cuarcmen aa of ' JuHe 30. Bronze buttona will be given
thtti Cxerried from ervlce. v ' A..- - v - , y'-. ' ,
This -la tiki rv here to rnjean that
to ts ca!:J on for r.in for the first
tj cert c"s:;2tches from Vaahl-5ton.;have Indicated; that theflrst draft
wcu;J te maie before Hawaii's registration- day, July 31. Apparently.
the entire C:7,CCO rcen elll be drafted from : mainland atatea and Ha- .
wall will not.be caUed-vpoQnow for men for active service .under the V
draft. ri: . ' r .'-'-'J i.
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: BASEBALL RESULTS
I TODAY .-''I
1
r NATIONAL LEAGUED
At rLIIadelphia Philadelphia '.7,
Chlcnra 0; Chicago 1, Philadelphia 0,
At New - York New York 4. Cln-
At Brooklyn Drooklyn 4, Pittsburg
o; Erookiyn z, nttscurg-1. ;
;.' At Ec EtonSt. Louis 7, Boston '6.
AMERICAN LEAGUE. r ; :
At Detroit At Detroit L Boston 0,
At EL Lo'j'.a St, Louis 2, Philadel
phia 1. .. ,.::v
, At Cleveland Rain."
r No major league games reported for
; Thursday. - - - " " ; j-: . :
BERETAfJIA DELINQUENTS V
; GlVETi FuJAL WARNING
j D. L. Conkllng. city, treasurer, la a
' etter to llxe property owners of Bere
tania street who aro delinquent ' - la
their assessment, named July 15 aa the
- last day oa which they may pay their
assessments. Proceedings will then be
begun to sell the property it the tax
is still unpald,-but as' the 15th is Sun-.-
Say he has extended the. time to
: July 16. , --'Vl-if '
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f. Riley Jt Allen, Esq., - . , v
.: f. ' Editor EtajBuneUn. ;
( Dear Mr. Allen: 'l
On behalf of Aloha Temple of 4
the Mystic Shrine I desire s to 4
r- thank you for much, and able pub-,
; a. licity. In our Bag of Flour cam- -f
: f paign and through your, paper I-
f desire to thank the people- for 4
' their generous response in ; the -f
purchase of thia flour."- ! . ';4
Our receipts on the sale beat the
Tecord and exceeded all expecta--f
tiona, demonstrating again the &
r- benevolence and . patriotism of 4
Y HawaiL - .
' ' - CVH LESTER PETRJEv i-f
.v.f..--;'lv;J;-Illastriou8. Potentate,'
Aloha Temple, ' Ancient 'Arabic'
V . Order Noblea of the Mystic
' r' Shrine. ; ,: ,
t Note The. splendid -work of
r the Shriners of Honolula netted 4
SI 031 , for; the "American Red' t
- r Cross, through' the Waaler of the f
r?Mr fc!?t?rio Bag cf Flour at the
SIGARaCLOSE
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8AN FRANCISCCV July 12-Suoar:
$8 deg. test, 6.49 cents. Previous quo
tation (according to correction) &335
cental : -. -x - v ? - - ; ' 2 '
of Hawaii, 1915; provides that no per
son shall hold or be appointed to any
position either in the police or in the
Are department of the city and county
of Honolulu, without the approval of
.... (Contlnuera on pag two)
U. 8. Naval Wireless)
Announcement was made today'. that f:'
the first draft for the new army.. ,H
In the first
H"-
draft
Hawaii la not
CS7,000 men ef the new army.-Re-
w Signal honor : has been - conferred
upon a former Ilonolulan, Rev, A. A.
Ebersole, now. in Yv M. . C. A. work,
according to a letter received ; this
morning ; tj ;.A.-j E '- Larimer,1 general
secretary of the Honolulu Y. M. CJ A.
Mr. Ebersole. who was ;for "eight
years " associate pastor . of '? identral
Union church, and . for therlast year
to' Y. M. C "A., work ''among the war
prison camps of Austria, has Jusileen
called ; to and ' has arrived : In New
York city, to accept a position asso
ciated with John R. Mott, general see
retary of the-Y. M. C. A. International
committee, as head of the entire work
done by the American ' tnternational
committee to the prisoner camDs
throughout the entire world, i'. ; c
The former Honolulan was engaged
to work to, the Austrian prison camps
for about a year, and on "the declara
tion of war against Germany by the
United States was ordered to Switzer
land to await the call to his new work.
In. the same letter. Is the news that
CW V.. Hibbard has been chosen to
direct the Yi M. C - A'-work among
the expeditionary forces of the United
States in . France. ; Hibbard has been
one lot the leaders la this branch of
HT" service to war . prisoners of all
countries engaged to the great - war
and has met with notable success.
EIECTlCS GM
PHOTlSTED game
- Hawaiian Electi c baseball team
has been awarded the game-which
was protested, , following the award
ing of a decision oy Umpire Moriyama.
On June 17. the Hawaiian Electric de
feated the Service-First team by a
score of 8 to 6. The. Electrics walked
off the field at the 'expiration of the
time - limit and Umpire Moriyama
awarded the, game to the Service-First
team. - llanagenT or the league at a
meeting Toted to give the game to
the Hawaiian Electric , team, and the
rr!P',fl-a5 then protested by Brn Hol-
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Vanguard Is
Sunk
on July 9
No Details Out
CAsaoeUt4 Praia tf V. 8. NatiI CoauBsal.
cation Sm)
LONDON, England, July 13
The British battleship Van
guard blew np and sank on
July 9, it was announced today
No details have been made
public -
; The Vanguard was a big bat
tleship, of i 19,250 tons, com
pleted in 1910, and carrying
about 725 officers and crew.
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BOIllltLEO
mm struck
BY BIG DflAY
Lad at Play Dashes Into Street
" Smashes Irjto Truck and
is Run Over
r Joe' Gonsalves. aged ibout 12,
whose parents live at 244 Auwaiolimu
street, was fatally injured as a result
of being run over by , a heavy dray
this afternoon at 2:15' o'clock. The
accident occurred on Queen: street to
the rear" of - the Star-Bulletin; f The
boy's chest was : badly crushed and
his head mangled.- He was rushed to
thefemexgencx. .hospital .aad die4 m
he - was being taken xroxa the amou
iance, - ' - .., ;
The victim, who is a paper earner
for the Star-Bulletin, with a num'ber
of other boys was playtog.to a vacant
lot waikiki of the Star-Bulletin press
room and in' the course of ;the game
dashedout ' Into : the street " when an
other boy . chased - him. ' Ignorant of
any danger the boy; according to the
story, of i Joe .Carvalho,"; a.' drayman,
dashed into ; a Hustace-Peck dray
driven -ly Joe Kanaka; ' The 'heavy
rear - wheel atruck" him and - he was
burled, to the i pavement, the wheel
passing; over part of the head and his
chest ' He was. .unconscious .when
pedestrians reached - his side.- , . ,
CAssodatod Tnu y TT S. KstsI OoamaaL
PARIS France, July 13. Preparing
for,; the movement of ; the American
troops i to the war front,. Rett Cross
canteens, lunches and dispensaries
have .oeen opened at yvanous xauway
stations along the line which the
Americans will. take.7r
HAWAIIAN BOY VICTIM
: OF GERMAN "KULTJJR"
A cablegram received this morning
bv General Agent C. P. Mors cf the
local " American-Hawaiian Steamship
Company agency, from Manager C W.
Cook of the line's San Francisco" office,
reads as follows.
Inform John Kua,150l Borctaoia
street, his son lost in sinking Kansan."
In a morning paper today it was in
correctly stated that the la ad boy,
murdered by a German submarine, was
the son of Frits T7ilhelm Kua of 1501
Beretania. It developed today that
Frits and John Kua are brothers, both
living at the same address. , Both are
carpenters. The cable arriving this
morning clean up the mystery. '
MERCHANTS WHO FAIL
TO SECURE BUSINESS
LICENSES FACE ARREST
. "Patience is ceasing to be arir
tu and Monday morning I shall
swear out complaints ' against
every person or firm who has fail
ed to take oat a business license,"
said D. L. Conkltog, city treasurer,
today.
"There are still a large number
of prominent firms to Honolulu
who have not taken out a mercan
. tile license and unless they are
- paid up by Saturday next Monday
will see them In court."
. Nearly $40,000 has already been
collected, but as more than $100,
000 is estimated to be the amount
which will be collected this fiscal
year, it shows that many persons
have not paid.
Alexeoff, the man who promoted the
war between Russia and Japan, died
to-Petrograd on Juljr 4. :This Is the
report received by the Musea.Dempo
Shimhun. the 'Pacinc"WIre!e?s"' Pailv
U. S. TROOPS TO
filOVE UP SOON
LATE NEWS
NEW SURVEYOR 0 PORT.
SAN FRANCISCO, Cel., July 13.
now secretary to United States Senator Phelan, has been named as setretary
of the poit of San Francisco.
CREW OF SUBMARINED
WASHINGTON, D. O, July 13
has been sunk by a submarine. All
information received today by the
WOMAN PROPRIETOR OF OLD PEOPLE'S HOME GUILTY OF MURDER
HARTFORD, Conn., July 13. A
der to the first degree against Mrs.
ing poisoned Franklin Andrews, an
The death of Andrews and the trial
wide attention.
Immediately after the verdict
Gilligan to be hung on November 6.
SUBMARINE TOLL OF
PARIS, France, July 13. Three
and one of less than that size were
week Just ended.
FRENCH AIRPLANES HUNTING OUT SUBMARINES
PARISFrance, July 13. It was
of May French airplanes attacked 14
GOETHALS TO RUSH BUILDING HUGE RELIEF FLEET
WASHINGTON, D. C, July 13. Gen. Goethals, head of the U. S. Emer
- geney Ship Corporation, today offered a contract to two government plants
to build, 400 steel merchant ships. He expects to produce 3,000,000 tons of
ships for the great war fleet within 18 months. He plans to commandeer
1,500,000 tona or shipping under construction now for private accounts. .
SGT. BUNDY TO GO WITH EVANS TO MANILA
By cable orders received from Washington this afternoon Sgt. El
bridge Bundy, formerly chauffeur to BrigXien. Rooert K. Evans, la In
structed to proceed to the Philippines with the general, to act again as
chauffeur. Bundy has been in the Hawaiian ' department alnce Gen.
Evans waa retired1 last year.
i NEW ASSIGNMENTS ARE ANNOUNCED IN ORDERS
Cot. M. J. Lenihan, formerly chief of staff Hawaiian' department, has
, been assigned to the 60th Infantry, according to war department ordera
received today from Washington. Col. Charles E. Taymarv formerly in
Hawaii, is assigned te the 53rd Infantry; CoL William R. Dashiell to the S
43rd. Col. Samson L. Falson to the 42nd, and .CoL-John E. McMahon to
to the 16th Field Artillery.
Sen; Vet Young, the first citizen of
the Territory Of, Hawaii to be granted
an air .pilot's license for flying over
both .r land - and water, returned on
the Manoa this .morning from, a trip
to the mainland .where he went this
spring 'to investigate the new type of
f lvtoc - machines and hydxplanes.
Since. April he has . been in the vicin
ity of New-York. Young graduated
from, the Curtlss school of aviation to
Newport j News last November, after
which ' he returned to the lsianas. :
After a short stay here he decided
to ., return to . the mainland witn ine
ntention of. purchasing machines for
the purpose of starting an aviauon
school to Honolulu. This he has giv
en up for the .present on account of
the demand on the makers of flying
machines brought about by the war.
Young says he. Is anxious to offer
his services to the American govern
ment, but that commissioned aviators
are at present required to have a col-
lege education. - Thia -requirement ne
cannotymeeL He is at present un
decided as to what he will do to the
future, but expresses the hope hejnay
be able - to get into the government
service; especially during "the contin
uation: of the war-With Germany.
Young is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Young Ahto of - 151T: Auld . lane, and
has spent all of his life to Honolulu.
excepting the last two and a nau
years.
NEW YORK STOCK
. MARKET TODAY
Yester
Today, day.
Alaska Gold
American Smelter . .
American Sugar Rfg.
5'4
, 10314
. 120'4
. 120'2
- 78
100'
. 69
71
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554
10
120
121
79
100a
70
72
American Tel. Tel.
Anaconda Copper....
Atchison
Baldwin Loco.
Baltimore A Ohio
Bethlehem Steel ....
at
b127 b1338
Calif. Petroleum
Canadian Pacific
C, M. & St. P. (St. Paul)
Colo. Fuel & Iron ......
Crucible Steel
Erie Common
20
19
161
72
50
159'2
72
51'4
852
24
159
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'Wim.
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General Electric . ...
General Motors, New
Great Northern Pfd.
121
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58g
194
135
126
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9Sa
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Inter. Harv, N. J.
Kennecott Copper ...
Lehigh R. R. .......
New York Central . .
Pennsylvania
Ray Coneot.
Reading Common ...
Southern: Pacific
Studebaker
Texas Oil
Union Pacific
U. S. Steel
UUh
Western Union .....
Westingheuse
HOFIIMST
mrnmm
V. ;'
AT A GLANCE
SAN FRANCISCO, IS JOHN IRBY
John Irby, former newspaperman and
BARKENTINE ARE RESCUED
The American barkenttoe Hildegarde
of the crew were rescued, according to
state department
jury today brought in s. verdict of mur
Amy Archer Gilligan, charged with hav
inmate of her home fer elderly people;
of Mrs. Gilligan have attracted country
was returned, the judge sentenced Mrs
FRENCH VESSELS IS LIGHT
French vessels of more than 1600 tons
submarined by the enemy during the
tnnounced today that during the monlL
submarines. , .
iureiMSi;
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DY IIS!! CflUHT
Criminal Charge1 Against: Jap
- anese. Accused, of Removing
Cane With Intent to Defraud
is Not Sustained Acquittal
is Directed
A decision of especial significance
to sugar factories., establishing the
defaults in' his agreement to sell his
sugar, cane to a plantation or factory,
cannot be prosecuted on a. criminal
charge was rendered by the supreme
court this afternoon to the case of M.
Tsuneklchi of Hllo. The courtt ml
toff . In effect defines what property
rights belong- to the small planter .as
against , the claims of the plantations
o factories and " answering reserved
ijucduuub iiuiu wv iuurui circuit
court upholds the defendant's motion
for a directed verdict of acquittal on
the criminal complaint
The defendant waa charged with
having unlawfully attempted to re
move cane from the Kaiwiki home
steads, Hilo, with the alleged fraudu
lent intent of placing, the cane be
yond the control of the Hilo Sugar
Company as mortgagee, k
In its decision ; the supreme court
declares that the agreement between
the sugar company and the .planter
for the disposal of his-cane cannot be
construed as a mortgage. The remedy
of the sugar company according . to
the decision lies to a civil action.
ToWaU
(AuodaUd Pr by U. 8. t1 Ooauaoal.
eattoa 8rvie)
WASHINGTON, D. C, July 13.
The Chinese legation here late today
had a cablegram from Peking that
the monarchists have .been over
whelmed and have all surrendered.
The republican victory Is Complete.
Gen. Chang Shun haa taken refuge in
the Dutch legation and quiet is re
stored. SHANGHAI, China, July 13. The
republican forces today launched an
attack on the royalist forces to Pe
king, opening In the morning with
a rain of artillery munition, machine
guns and bombs from airplanes upon
the capital city. Six foreigners watch
tog, the fighting were wounded.
It is reported that 3000 Imperial
troops have surrendered In the Tem
ple of Heaven after a two-hour fight.
Gen. Chang Shun, the royalist gen
eral, has taken refuge to the Dutch
legation. ..
TIENTSIN, China, July 13. Six
thousand republicans - are ready to
attack the Forbidden . City owing to
the refusal, of the royalists to arbi
trate. There is fear ' that Chang
Shun's artillery will bombard the lega-
tlons. . Mmlster Wang JTa'HsIeh,. for-
leign pecretary, has r"9 to FeKrrtole
MM
China
m v m .
A JLUllCl
uaui
UNCLE SAM TO
B
SILVER BULLETS
Congress Will Be Asked for
Four Billions More to Prose
cute War to Victory
(Associated Prtu fcy V. S. jTatU Ooauanaa
cAtioa Srrle) ,
WASHINGTON, D. C, July 13.
The Intentlci of the administra
tion to devote every energy of the
American people . and every re
source to prosecute the war to a
successful conclusion was again
proved today with the announce
ment that, an additional war ap
propriation of four billions will be
asked of Congress... . ', : "
Bill Is Introduced
To tlalie Filipinos
iDlBfroriGuard
recommendation ' from 1 this
territory. a bill has been introduced
in Congress, it was leained today, to
provide that the National Gaard of Ha
waii may. enroll citizens of the Fhih
ippine islands..,. ' 7 - ; "
That the request for this new status
of the Filipino guardsman had come
from the territory was stated at army
and guard headquarters,: and It is
understood thaU Governor ; Pinkham
proposed the plan to 'Washington..
BrigGen. Samuel L Johnson, ad
jutant general of the territory, stated
this afternoon m that ; the', decision to
make ' such a : 'recommendation . came.
following -the decision handed down
by Federal. Judge Horade W. Vaughan
some, months ago, to the effect, that
a Filipino could not become a citi
zen of the TJnlted' States. f "J ,.,
The bill . introduced to Congress
went before 'tia: body as an amend
inent to,the national defense act and
so far as known here has not yet been
passed, . It Is considered highly: lm
portant lor .this . territory, especially
as a large part : of the . guard here
and oT the other Islands is made up
of . Filipino members.' f
LW.W.'s Viil
President Wilson Asks That
Western Citizens Do Not
Take Law Into Own Hands
(AJMcfatdA Tnu y XT. S. Hava! Ooaaraali
SANTA? FE, N. July 13-The
governor, of the state today ordered
that the Industrial Workers of the
World driven from ' BIsbee, : Arizona,
and stalled in a train at Hermanos,
New. Mexico, be Interned In tents at
Columbus and fed at state expense
and treated humanely.; . ...
SEATTLE, Wash, July 13-United
8tates Attorney Clay Allen said today
that the government has decided Im
mediately to : eliminate any German
domination Of the I. W. W. organiza
tion; '
SAN FRANCISCO, ' Cak July 13v
The citizens of Pacific coast commu
nities, particularly in Arizona and New
Mexico; are makmg' It hot for labor
agitators, with the I. W. W. agents
and supporters - being given stern
warning tna? tneir - activities ' must
ceaae. ; - -: .
The train beaHng 1193 of the f. W.
W.. agitators who were driven out of
BIsbee, Arizona, is stalled at Her
manos New, Mexico. BIsbee will not
allow the pen to return, and at Cch
lumbua, N. M, wherr the train was
turned back, ft Is said the Industrial
(Continued on Page 9)
AMERICAN SOLDIERS TO v
HONOR FRENCH HOLIDAY
(AstcUtd Tnn Vf XJ. 8. Kaval Coaraaal.
- eaio 84nie) . . v . , .
PARIS, France, July f 13. Gen.
Pershing today issued a proclamation
to hia troops ordering: the . honoring
of the. French t national holiday to
morrow.- the anniversary, ol the fall
of the Bastfle, to be observed by all
this American, troops.' f. , -V ,.;;v,; .
TOKIO UNIVERs'mr ENDS TERM.
: ' (8peiI CM f Kipjm Jyi) r' ."
TOKIO.. Japan, July . 13-The Im
perial University of Toifak held Its an-
Jnual' commencement exsrdses yest-
day. En:perorTc-:v"- r"
- - -
HIT III
9 IJwl
upon
Be "Interned
In R'ew Mexico
AUSTRIA IS
AliEREDAT
THE ICAISE
Calls Dismissal of Chancellor
"Fatal Mistake"; Emugrcr
William Calls on Ministry to1
Draw Equal Franchise Bill
Reichstag Listens to Fierce
Criticism 3 :
eattea 8mc) ....
COPEITHAGEN. Denmark. -
Jul7 l3.-l.Thft rlfumf
Chancellor von Bethmann-HoU.
eg 7 the kaiser has started
a storm flfatherinp; in the caci-
tal of , Oermany's chief ally,
Anstria has made r 'protest to
Berlin against ; the droppino; of
the chancellor, declarino: it a
fatal mistake; ' . , ;
' Oil the other hand, the Cath
olic party in; Germany 1 says
that .Hollweo; was entirely un
sniteoV to ' peace negotiations,
since he was 'the one who hid
declared war.ic:;";:;'';'.; , "
x Polish" members of the reich:
stag today interpellated the reT
tiring chancellor on the depcr
tations cf thousands, of Pol: 3
to. Germany. It is alleged they
were dragged from their hone 3
illeyrand-forced " to 'labor
for itheGermans; Thecriti
cisrn of this was bitter.'
KAISER IS YIELDING
BERLIN, Germany,' July 11 The ,
kaiser today issued an Imoerlal da-
cree calling on the ministry to draw
bill providing for equal franchise
throughout the empire .. .
lILTIMATUM GIVEN OUT '
AMSTERDAM. July 13. Follawln-!
an Implied threat on the part of the
coalition majority In the relchstaj
that the war credits would not ba
voted until some satisfactory expo ii-
non oi me war aims er the admin
istration waa forthcoming, the main
committee of the relchstag yesterday
maoe a rormai announcement to that
effect, stating that there would be
no further war credita until the de
mands for electoral reforms were com
plied, with and the "government . mada'
an open declaration of Its war alms
and peace terms. :
This, announcement has nlvr ri
to an apparently well aubiiantrtd
rumor that the entire mlnletrv will
resign today, leaving the kaiser to
choose a new imperial chancellor and
ministry. ' . . ' . , . v ,'
An Imperial proclamation, deallna
with the situation, la considered Im
minent and may be made oubllc thia' i
morning.- (- y , .- . j ? ..
RUMANIANS ARE ACTIVE
tacks made by'the Russians on the
Lomnica river line yesterday were rer .
pulsed. - ' . --- - . ': x
Increased activity a now, manifest
in the. Rumanian war.arena. .... -
CANNON'FIGHTING IN WEST
' PARIS, France, July' 13 -Heavy ar
tillery "battling took place today on
the : banka of the Meuae river, west
fronL All of the German attacka were
repulsed. J" -. , -; .'. ' ,
RUSSIANS MOVING ON
PETROGRAD, Ruasiau- July 13
The Russians are again advancing In
Gallela..' On Wednesday Ithey cap-'
tured ten officers and 850 men, as
welt as five cannon, :
v.
FINLAND WANTS FREEDOM
'; - "?-, r -r.-i v!" , m.:ir ' .
PETROGRAD, Russia; July 13-The ,
Finnish Diet passed en second reading '
today the bill . providing: for virtual
Independence for the Finns. The Rus- :
slan provisional government will net'
allow v Finland ; 'to determine- final!,
her ' relations with' Russia.. Russian
extremists, however, are In, favor of ;
the independence bill. 5 ' ' '
JAPANESE STEALER IS .
.' TC H FED 0 E D B Y U -E 0 AT
- . , '' ' - '
VThe SL A Shiasawa-IIaru, ZV.2 t , .
was sent to the bottom cf the !' '
raesn' by' a -Cerebri" r:.':
' Tv' ii re ' -
. -.In.

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