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,0 o r LATEST CAXIED SUGAR QUOTATIONS . ... wit,-: xnrf M 0ntrUwrl M. T. lb. r Prlc. Hawaii bads... 6.90 113S.0O I it ptrvlonj nou- . : tloa. ......... t.M 1140.40 i tl. B, WEATHER BUREAU, Nov. 2r, ifti7 Lout twenty four hours' rainfall, .00. S- I I . 1 k I . ! 1 Tomj'orntiiro, Win, 69 Mai. a I 1 J IT ; 79. w eatber, rlear. Vor. X. Kb. Honolulu. Hawaii territory, t FRtDAY, Kovsmber 23, :; 1917. -semi-weekly. ;.; WHOLE NUMBER : 4689 "l . Lf i t ' - r' - " ' -- - ITALIAN ' artiUeryrien nave brought all available' gun up into Alpa to hold back ' pit on-preIng Hun hordes and to-sava the GERMAN OFFICERS 1 ' -,J the mountain fastnestet of the CONNECTED WITH it.- c...-r..1 f r.! , tl:. v uum wvk fu vn-ji uviuh aiiiu iu- sv uic ucauwiiu viiy ui ciutci tun picture; thowa Italian loldiera drawing, pushing, dragging gUnt up over the rough mountain trails BOLSHE-VIKI STAFF i iuiiiie wimi uicy imiii w tiicvuin wiuuui nnu ptay against mcj enemy, V , A': ( .;,..'-.. ,v' ;1 - HUN HUKUt lit 4 t ' . 1 ' V E If tl. i I ,f.;' i .4 I mmmmwm Big Guns Fire Point Blank At Advancing Tanks But Are Captured By Infantry ; NEW'YORK) November ,23-( Associated rreas)-ln their drive ' to encir.cle Cambrai the British army of General Haig - was ' 'still pushing forward last night and such rest as the Tommies were, able to secure they took among the corpses of the enemy on the blood-soaked field of battle; ; ' W.irQ ; " The British advance proceeds unchecked and its force is tiot spent. -At only one point Have the shattered Huns succeeded in recovering any ground from which they were driven and this was at Kontain Notre Dame, which was retaken by a counter, as announced in the official British report issued in Ixjndon last night, which fur ther said that with this one. exception the gains made on Wednesday, and a part of those made yesterday had been ponsolidated. SPLENDID SPIRIT IS SHOWN. ; ; ' Yesterday's fighting was largely a repetition of the brave work and the irrisistible dash of the the taniplayed a tremendous part, in the conflict and swept'for wurd oiJr all obstacles.' always sending terror ahead as they ap proachedi, Alon'gsidraiul behind these came the infantry, while the i 'vavaTry" participated' M.nn brilliant engagement arid brought sevA 'eral decisive , victories to the British color.l lashW and tabring . v .. AIRCRAFT . v;. Creaking- and lifting' df the; loweririg'cloudi brougiit au oppori .tunity for the air fleets render valuable assistance yesterday, j Io this.respect the -Britons .heavily outnumbered the Huns. , Eleven British aircraft have failed.to returu while five German aircraft were teen to have been shot down. . A six-mile wedge has been driven through the Hun line to with in, two and a half miles of Cambrai extending from the south near Niergnias along the west and, well to the north of the objective The main German positions are threatened and Cambrai is being rapidly made untenable for the enemy. Up to last evening more than nine thousand prisoners had been brought in. The. battle was ftifl going on along both sides of the Escaat River. " . .. BIG GUNS SHELL TANKS. By band to hand fighting, preceded by the rumbling, thumping tanks the Britons stormed Flesquieres. on the Baupame-Cambrai road, two and, a half miles west of Cambrai and near. Marcoing. Here the Huns fired seven large guns, point blankr at short range on the approaching tanks. The encounter1 was terrific, The British infantry, cheering as they ran, dashed forward, captured all sccn of the guns, killed the crew of three of the guns, while the other gun crews fled precipitately. . Similarly the Britons stormed and took Preiny Chapellc at the point of the bayonet. . At Rumilly the cavalry especially distinguished itself; It dashed upon the German fortifications, sabred gunners as they stood, took the batteries and Bwept on madly into the streets ofhe town. It is said that in this a'dvarice along a front of more than thirty miles on Wednesday and somewhat shortened" yesterday, the British employed the services of 200 tanks, the largest number used in any engagement since Great Britain first introduced them. , GERMANS COUNTER AGAINST FRENCH Facing the loss of further ground from the attacks of Wednes day and. yesterday on the' Aisne front, the Germans launched great counter attacks against the French in the lattcr's new positions, but each attack was repulsed with serious losses. v Berlin's official report' yesterday said the battle' between the Brhish and Germans ;n the new sphere of activity southwest of Cambrai was continued. The enemy has not succeeded In breaking through the defense and has gained little ground beyond the front line. ' ':.'. ' . T ' -''.:., Several of the British tanks which were in action have been shot to pieces. -:. ., '-. ' . . On the western bank of the Escaat River the Germans have driven the British from Anneux and Fontain Notre Dame. On the last bank they have forced the touth of Rumilly. ... ,'."r LONDON WILL CELEBRATE v , London will celebrate the great victory of its brave sons under General Haig today. Bells will ring and chime joyfully and flags will flutter gaily from every housetop.,' In the churches there will be held services of thanks-and it will be a day given over to praise and rejoicing. ! ' ( ' ' . DISLOYALTY PUNISHED WITH TAR FEATHER COAT OHAKI,, TdlnnesotsTTiovember 22 (Associated preas) For uttering disloyal remarks, on btratemeyer, a naturalised American eltiaen, was treat ed to coat of tar and feathers here last night. ' New of hi traitorous ut terances atlrred citizen of thi town to ancer and be wa aelaed and given i ' he salutary punishment. He ia of Qermau extraction. Britons on Wednesday. Once more ASSIST - ABLY. . 'r;!;h ; V , British into their former positions' NEW OFFICIAL NAMED BERLIN, November ttfr Associated Press) -Bsron btein has succeeded Hchwander Kailopot a uhder seeretary of stte. ; '. ' v. . "., - PREMIER AGAIN RESIGNS TOKIO, November 3-(8m)elal to Nlppu Jijl)- According to despatches from Peking, the Chines premier, Dan kizu. has again tendered hi resignation to President Heng Konchow. Oshichlu has been appointed . mloister of the army department.' ' "Peace Governments Insists Up on DTTering of Armistice and 'Disintegration of Country Ap pears To Be Progressing, - " 'kW TO BK, No vein be 2.1-(Aiio-ointl frrM) Officer of the Ocrmaa army, are connected With thoM-bf the JJolslioViki rtnjf i the ronnon report in retrograd, i told by iHvid Jonklee, the former terretar of Kereult sad who U now in Ptofkholm, ' whence- ha made hf wnjr after the downfall .of the premier and hi cabinet. . , ' rvtnrmiiition that an ariiatlce thnll be Rough t is evidenced by .the de patchri that rame throu(h from Perrtt gTad yeeterday and ' lat niRht. Th peace party government,. ordered Gen eral Bukliomin to . open negotiation wit the commandera of enemy nrmie for a immediate armintii-. TbU.h declined to do nd was ordored deposed. Xnit' on Armistice 0 . ".. - t.ai-t ni(jhl Lenlne iiwiSfd fe procleina tiori directed to the army ami navy in whih he explained the deppaitloa of BuhhOminaaylnn that it'waa ltecauxe he had refused to offer an armiMiee and to ank the A I lie to ioin-ia .Boaaia'a offee, tf aald that the atrengeat ef I ffrti of the revolutionary party woH ' b directed to the miiintenattfle of mill kr discipline, and urged ti conperA Hon of the eoldier ami sailors of the array and navy in enforcing y.lem. i --iTVspatehei from tjiie ' varioiw rniban iea ssld that np to last night they had heenl of ao offer ef any armietice. - i. Pull control of Metcow by -the.Bol-ahe-Vikia is told la a deepwUh whk-h came front:' Haparanda by way, of Co penliitea A Bolahe-Vikl prta ageary i Petrograd Mid that all Kerens Jty 'a forces had enrrfrnlered mH a om plete victory had been won Jn Moscow. The Ukrawiane were aald have sent 130,000 troop agniaat Kaldiaee. BoWie-ViM Canaot Lt Vr. V David Hofkiee,. KcrcnskyN im'r clary In aii 'jnteYview' In Htockbolm expreasvd. theflwlief ,)hjt'the bokbe-Vikis wonl.l be mabl(r to Bialiitaio tbeif powers llo ferecaNt Ihoir early fa)l and said that in lii. opbiiou the 'f'rtare govenHnewt irf Bussiesew raif ept Id) - forced '. coh Bhute . peae bt Ueee Would t pfatnk in ilm platforiv that a demand 'be: made tipofa the AUiea that they hjatn state their war alma. i' ; ... Hiwkiee nTtrlbtates the Anal downfall of Kerenskr to the misdirect human! - turtanism which he showed - to thoee- wo were -engaged In. railroad work. ' Vatlon Disintegrating ' " BuMia is breaking up politicaUy. Obminitisiouers rcjreeutiug. the "Lit tle Bussians," r,t'kraniana of South east Kuseia, have succeeded .' In eon-firming- the Independence of Ukraine, and .rWO.OOO tfcraniaa trooo who have been serving on the front are said to have been recalled. ... ' II is reported that the military chief governor of Kiev has hastily deported. - The duma, which has been sitting in Moscow, has .. dissolved. -The mayor, who waa threatened with arrest, is in hiding.- . C - '- ' .'': " -v - A breanlt In the soldier and work men's delegate council of a country wide scope is .threatened. There are now in isten. two central commit tees, each ; claiming duly, constituted authority'.; 1 . i - ..' ii ' ii f ' JX)NDON, November 63 (Associa ted Press Warm expressions of ad miration for th war method of Great Britain wero ' expressed by Colonel House, head of th delegation from the United Btate to the council of the Allies, before hi departure for Paris yestordavIa a publie statement which lie issued sad gave to the press gener ally, be ai4: . ' v ! ' ".'" : "We have beeu- wonderfully im pressed by the . remarkable system and war machinery which Great Britain has" put into operation and keep moving. It is splendid and is an example of efficiency speaking in th highest term of th democracy of yyur country." 1 ENTER SERVICE v. IJXCOL.N. Nebraska, Novomber. i2 (Associated Press)-t-Governor-' Ne ville of Nebraska has resigned to get Into active war service. Hi) resigna tion is effective immediately uoou the acceptance of th services of the Her enth reulment, National Ouard. for ac tive duty. He is colonel of th regi ment.' " . ' i ' , f - ;.':'. ' ANTI-JAPANESE TONE . CAUSE OF! SUSPENSION PEKING, November 28 (Aaoei.d Press) For tb publication of article that ar termed strongly anti-Japanese in tone and tending to rouse a spirit of antipathy toward a friendly, nation, tho (laaette wa today ordered to sus pend publication lndflnltel ' ; BRITAIN IS PRAISED BY COLONEL HOUSE ' . My- ' y, . ; -. MANY.VESSELS LOST LONDON. November - 23--(AeociB ted Press) During the period of the war 1$ British vessels h'v.,been rr ported, .'lost without trace,"' the ad miralty. yesterday reported jri ah offi cial anuomu'cmenf which' it mmle rel ative to ships and shipping conditions. Of these the smaller percentage disap I'csred in the war aono. "-By far the larger, proportion were lost ia other sea and make up the usual and frequent losses that urine from the neutral perils of the ecu. In the neck ending' November 17 I French shipping losses from, the Hun submarine campaign wero . not large. The ofticiul report announcing the loss of one vesse! of more thaav IfiOO tons burden nnci two fishing vessels was re eeived here last' night. f. E IIS FIGHTING POWER TOKIO, November. rSpocUl to Nippu Jiji) Plan to increase tb pres ent size of the army and navy. of Japau are ' UBilev way today in the ' Imperial diet. The change In the Japanese army system by wBicn the army to be in creased from twenty to twenty-five guiidsn, corn, ha already been adopted, ami I. Kato, minister of the navy dejartment, will tender a plan to the sesman. today Which, It' Is believed, will bo approved for tho addition of eight batleships, ' o'ght cruisers and eijrht toriedo boat destroyers. The plan adopted for an army of twenty-five rorp Includes a system by which each gnndao will contain two di visions aud each ., division three regi- meuts. REQUIRED TO ENLIST PAIJIS. November 2 ( Associated 1'ress) The Pari edition of the New York Herald report that 200 Amer icsns who are uniformed In the rauks of the ambulance driver' have been rounded np by th America authori ties, their passports taken up and the men ordered to enlist in active service or face the consequences of a return to America. Five of those registered as ' Hinbulunee drivers, missing from the Americaa roll.ii- AMBULANCE DRIVERS l.-- 't-v Proecutwn OutVmes m ainsi Hindu Plotters ' BAN f'RANCiaOO, November' 23--- told jn detail of th history of thesu (Associated Pre) Opening the ease' vowels. , . t .1. -. .' " v . i ' i t: ' Kleveu carloads of arms and amrnu for the government here today in th itiol, wfr. vun.,mMd in New york Hindu , 'evar plot '. trial, ProMcutin uni Hao DieKo, he siid, by Capt. von Attorney Preston '; heaped charge upon ' I'apeh, the ' former' attui-he at Wash- 1 : j. v . ill charge against Germany. " t . Germany, he ' declared, had helped to finance a ,wldesread plot for the overthrow of British rule and had en couraged the proposed trainiag and arming of force in America to effect a revolution, in Hidia. , ; .: " Missions composed of Hindu were sent from here," he said, "to Germany and other, point -in order to sewure finances -to aid .anv 'arniwl expeditioa. People In Ban Francisco sent .-. money to' Manila, carried on active recruit in ( campaigns, and planued to send foree to the Inllian border for. iuteua Ive : training. ' Under - officers K - from Amortea. ",.'.:' , : f .' ';. ' . ; Attorney Prestoii then read : clip ping from the Gaiar, a revolatlonury Hindu tmpC r, in part as follow:-; . "Rifle and blood will take th place ef pen and ink in ladia. The tira has com to transform India into a great happy-and peaceful nation."-"; , Kain Chsniiraj. editor 'of the paper from which the clippings were taken, is a defendant In the ease.' It develop ed today -that the tederal goveranisut has been working- on the case for two year. ,, '' :'. v.-; , -t. ' ' Continuing ' his' statement', Prestou larml th plot of ;' th' Hindu and Germ, which resulted n the voy age of the ' mystery ships" Maverick and -Annie Larsen on the Pacific. lie ZURICH, November 28 (Associated Press) News has reached here that One' of the largest and most' Important chemical work la Germany, that of the -Grlesheim Klektron; near Frank-fort-ou-Main,. waa - destroyed 'in a terrific explosiou on Tuesday night. . DEBT OF HUNGARY IS MOUNTING UP RAPIDLY BCDAPKST, November 82 (Aso elated Ptcss) Dlfcuasiog the war bud get in the lower hous. Member Wew kerle said that tb war expenditure now amount to sixteen billion of kroner but expressed confidence in the resource of th country ,, to carry through the financing plans on foot.. W A ihgton, who ' wrs ' afterward rseslleil. Thousand of dollars, were transfer re for the-';use of th German agents. 14,000 being telegraihed te 8an Fran cisco and Los Angeles and placed at the disiosal or the purcJiasing agent. The transfer was arranged y nieu who carried curreucy concealed alwut them. . .; He reviewed the wanderings of the Maverick and the Annie Larsen aud the failure of the alleged attempt to get the cargoes to India. In anticipation of the arrival of the ammunition there, he. said, trenches and tunnels were : built , st Bangkok. 8iam. -The Maverick at one time car ried five Hindus, 410,000 in gnl. and revolutionary literature, for use in stirring up rebellion. , "King George" waa the password used 'to gain admittance for the plot ter and their agenta iuN the (ieriuHti consular offices ' in ' mainland I'ntted States, ' Houolulu, .' Maui la, Hatavia, Hliaughsi, Aotoy, Bangkok, Nsukiug, Peking and Yokohama , and other places where German partieiputed in the conspiracy. . .. The affiliations tietwee the (ier inaiis and the .Hindus - were ho pro nounced, he declared, that all a Hindu needed to do was to walk' through tho entrance of a consular office, give the number by which he wa designated, aud be could get all the money ho needed. - - ' NEW "BARRED ZONE" TO NCLUDE AZORE ISLES AMKTKKDAM, November 22 (Asso ciated Press) Official annouueemeut from Borliu says that a new "barred none" has bean established, this beiu around the Awes islnud, and Hnrning to shipping to keep out of this one hits been issued, as was done before the sei-ond campaign of " ruthlessness" uns begun bv the -German snliiutirines. . - SHIPPING BOARD ADOPTS - NEW RECRUITING PLANS WASHINGTON, November J2 As so-.iated Ires) The shipping bosrd has adopted the Howard recruiting plun in preparing to man the ships which are being commissioned in thi branoh of th servloe, ' BR AVE LATHIS Day Is Generally Satisfactory Af though Teutons Gain i Small - ' Advantages At . One Or Two Points During BloooyDay j , ITAL1AMS OUTNUMBERED . r . TUOCC Tn TVAn DV cmcmy f lata am af b Sleep In Caves Among ; Isicles and On Snow Banks and Only - -; One Meal a Day Is Available But They Fight Bravely ITASHINnTON,' 'Kovcrnbef V ' ; V" 23 (Associated JVcss)' Outnumbered three to two Italy's , fourth army under General Rob!- "- lanf yesterday met '.he. full shock" of the enemies great forces be- , tvre'en tbe Tiav'e and the Brcnta RUcrs, It wis here, as oil pre-. iCus days that the 'Hun hordes 'j iut forth tlieiir most furious ef-, . j.rts to open a road that will lead tjicm to t-Venice. ' Reports iast . ; f ight were, that generally ;the'rc- UuUs .were highly satisfactor)" at-.. ' ' twougn at one; point sma,vt. prtg ,, fj88 .'aVTt'i!! by .the tf 'cmj. ; ; y. :. it' was. fiayAo( 4he bloodiest --r- fighting of all this allguinary.l, conflict. Success wavered and re--suits fluctuated throughout.' life day. .Three times the enemy aV ' tacked using its seasoned reserves' and lcst fitted shock, troops and three times they , were, driven . back.' ;, ' ' ; '-.''. : '"" ' :'' The first attack. . made '. iust as day was breaking, was met i , bravely as. the II uns, surged tip" .., over the Italian . fortifications. They were met by tie bayonets' of the Latin troops ;hecked, war- ' ered, fell back andTctired.' ;Theii .' came a lull until about noon when , : . a second attack in larger . force was made. Again;4tli 'Teutons ' - r reached tltt . trenches and again they were bayoneted back -and : retreated. Shortly before dusk; a '-,'.' third and more violent attack was made with the same result. , In . , ' the trenches, before them.'; nd': along the stretch that separates . '.. the two frces the' down trodden . snow is crimsoned with blood and ' heaped hisrh with eory corpses. It was a day of terrible numerical losses but those of; the' Austro- ;.' Germans were th? heaviest, . . . TERRIBLE. PRIVATIONS ' It was about Monte Fontana, "- Monte Secca and Monte Mellata : that . the heaviest fighting oc- '; curred. An eye' witness who had, , v just returned from the scene of the MonteMellata battle last ' njght told a story of the splendid ' ' heroism of the Italian enlisted men and officers and the terrible i i.i.: i : i ' i. . nardsiups which wicy arc enuur- j ing without complaint. ., '''.: . !.V ;', In these mountain fastnesses where the Latin forces are hold- ' '' ' ing back the greatly outnumbef iiift forces of the enemy the 6oJ- v. v J. ... .,vtl wmviii icicles hang. Their blankets' are ; ' stretched out on banks of snow that has blown and drifted , ins ' from without. Only one meat a ' day is available for them but they.. ; are determined to fight . to the : death tn av tlirir nafiv Inn.l and, repel the, Hun invasion.'.-' .'" 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