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.'V-V. i Iraurer MAY 20 J I: 1 i ' tT.'H. WEATHKB In RF.A0, FOOD FORECAST FOI TODAY One Msatlaaa and ops Wbaatlsea Masi. April II, 11 l.at twenty fonr hoars' raiafoll '; At Temperature' Min.r am Uu, I r" ;: . 'lit V. I v 79. .Weather, part) ;r toady. - 'i ' ,V - - 1 A ' HONOLULU. HAWAII TERRITbRT, FRIDAY, .APRIL 12, 1918. -SEMI-WEEKLY. WHOLE NUMBER 4729 ; OF CHARLES i lW inmnw . . .-- ' . ... I V I 1,1 DOLSiitVWSLAY-- OF K Ik ' '. ..- 1 Heaviest Attacks Are Launched Far To the North End of Line of Battle Teuton Leaders Show No Thought of Thous ands of Own Men They Sacrifice VJ KV YORK April -(Assoiatrd PreM)-Swinging hi. mifh- a i tiest letrionn ana nt ncaviesi Icnburg is now driving at the British line between Arras and Ypres, ;he great gray armies charging again and again upon the British jxmitions under a tempest of high explosive and gas shells. This is a major operation on the part o the German general staff. The magnitude of the forces hurled against the British lines demoiiM rates this, as well as the fury with which the attacks are being delivered and the wanton disregard on the part of the Ger man commanders of th loss of life suffered by the troops under them. Thousands upon thousands of the German veterans fell vesterday, their massed ranks providing targets which the British, Portuguese, Canadian and American xlefenders of the positions could not miss. And, despite the vast loss of life, the day ended ;is it bad begun, with the British holding substantially every posi tion of the morning. NO ADVANTAGES GAINED From Uollebecke, some five miles southeast of Ypres, south to Arras-tHe battle raged throughout the day, without a hill. At one poinC just south of ".Ypres, the (Jerman. gained ground, but at no point have their 'tains brought the least tactical advantage i T and again. ! .';-Vr"7?'v . - I " v ' The British Btlll xetatn'thelr Messine ridges! commanding the man attacker olUsl continue to advance if the battle is toVgo on. I'loegsteert Woods, a position of importance between -Warneton :njd Armentieres, is again wholly in British hands, the enemy hav ing been driven out of that section takert on Wednesday. POSITIONS NOT ENDANGERED At no point on the thirty-mile front are the British position ! endangered. So far the third battle of Ypres is a British victory. I with the enemy torn and battered and counting nis lo9ses by tne many thousand. A Reuter despatch from British headquarters last night re nortcd the greatest German effort of the afternoon as directed against the, Belgian town of Uollebecke. Here a formidable attack was launched, the Germans coming forward in great masses, en deavoring to force their way forward by weight of vastly superior numbers. British 'guns tore gashes through the advancing regi ments, machine guna and rifles poured torrents of bullets into the charging ranks, sweeping the front lines away time and again, until the Huns could no longer face the blizzard of steel and faltered, stopped and withdrew, only to be sent forward again into a repeti tion of the bloody inferno. Nightfall found the attacj:compleely repulsed. Between LaBts.Sfe and the Ypres-Comines canal the fighting was general throughout ;he day and many points along the front changed hands during the day, with the net gains to the British. At I .a frecha. Nieone and Hollebecke. where the Germans had gained foothotd on Wednesday, vestcrdav and a number ot lerman prisoners were taken WHERE GERMANS GAINED German gftins were made on the iiritish aQd Portuguese lines bringing them close to Steenwerck. This wedge now threatens .1. . n:.: .i. 1..-.1.1 a C. -L. K.2 t . j:,.i., i lie ijiuimi iiuiu on niiiiciuicics, otctuwsn.R. sumiM """J wet and five miles distant from the former place. Should the Ger- m-iiiu if alilo n wrirten'this urrlre thev ma V effert tu miner movf - inent towards tht north, enveloping Armentieres. On the other t hand. British counters south from Armentieres or north from Ncuve fhapelle are designed to cut off the enemy on this salient.- i T?KWe.T rnininnuo n u rauoi wnriuanwi rax- I A Renter's despatch which was received in London last night nwl i onMished in this mornin'a editions of the naoers aaid : "The ' . . f , situation in Flanders js such that Iil' 1 1 1 1 1 1 lt ot the heaviest character mi km ik. However, is viewcu uy inc mil not with alarm although the none the less clearly recognized." ...i i i : ..: i u.. u BELGIAN RELIEF SHIP HITS MINE AND FOUNDERS A MSTKKDAM, NetherUnds, April 11 AsHiiciated I'ress) Th Belgian re lief hliip Flanders struck a mine on Monday mid hum sunk, according to the lliiiidt'lsblud. The crew was saved. w. a. a. BISHOP OF PHILIPPINES i:V YOKK. April 11 (Associated 1'm'j.si Hev. .lames Gilmer Gresham, ilciiii of (irace Cathedral, San Fran- irco, Iihi liecii elected bishop of the I'hi li .i n'H liy Uie Kpisropal house of lii mJi(jih to aucceed fit. Be v. Charles Urent. 1ST OTiMTISH eun iar to in norm, von run' - ; , ,T grip oh the WytachaVteVnd the countryside over which the Ger British counters drove them lAj;;r the tip of the salient driven into south ot Armentieres, this drive, , ... . . , 1 hand to hand engagements and ( will be certain to ensue, i he, aii: u , iiics vv nil me uiinosi tuuimcm seriousness of the situation is SWIFT AND COMPANY TO INCREASE STOCK (MIICAGO, April 12 (Associated , Press) Swift 4 Company, the great i packing establishmaut is to declare a' stock dividend of 50,000,0(MI to be offered to the present stockholders at i par. The proceeds will 'be aseil to care for tha large Increase that has come ' to the business of the corporation. ATTACK BREAKS DOWN PARI 8, April 11 (Associated Press) The German attack in .Champagne lis broken down under tne French tire. ' Heavy artillery fighting is taking place between Mootdldier and Noyou. ; THROW VAST E Forces In Toul Sector Meet Heaviest Onslaught Yet Di- . rected Against Them . - ' 1. 1 ' ' WAHHINOTON', April 12 ( Amofilt. e1 Pro)-AnirWrt tortn, wcupylng iwior 01 tnp rrrncn rront North wt of Toul yoitrilay morning rp,ileil the moat Rvpre uttttck which ha bmn fftaie upon thnt Ameriran sector a train it whieh a aumher of utronu movementa Bav beta laum-hed by thi. enemr. It waa the brilliant tannery of the Amur -"r,;' ft' TCn iirht huadril enmy imrtii-ipnted .PmmjuIhI ly heavy ami violent ar tillery bombardment of three lay in which gna nhelln al hlh exploaivea wer mwd bj, the enemy, the attack waa'niaila junt befor aunriite .vetirlay mornlmrV, The fljfhtina thut enaue'1 laatM tor more than two hour 'Forward the euemy riHhe. nKainnt the Hre of the. American. Thev reach d even to the entani(leinint. There they were .topped, fell back and aeain rlvanert. Time after time they would jjh forward to the wire enlan(fleineiit aud there la every instance the effect ive Are of the Amerii-aim atoppeK them, A few only got through and to th treuenea there to die or ourreuiler. no American were taken prmouera by the German attacker whane Ionr in killed and woanded wan heavy. OamaitiM Aanuac4 (MMinlti announced by the war lc partmpfll reaterdiT umherxl 2.U. Of theae-.twwat.V-rhree were killed in ac Una, aeven dft bf wouadn, tr .died at tha reaull ti aentq, wevo .war w!m after lietiona In . whibCthew, par' tiujit,eu,M.(iiirVvii "ur ijjiity ff r- (teyereiT wonndFrBBt nit flrttSNiraUKhtry wonniUd;-,'! Three Heutenaht were ineluded among tboe killed 1a action Maj. Erf wa R. Kimble died f waunda, rapt. Franeia . Cabill wan nilanini and Lieut Col. Thomas J. Roger! waa dllUlltlv wonnded. Aaki rtench Offleara Additional. French officer to anit in nd to expedite the training of Amer 7: er- ral from the French government. Hia request was made through the r rench embassy and he einubaaixe the need if the I'nited Htatee ia to haaten the move incut of its expeditionary foreea as it From Well Fortified Headquar ters Destroyer Fleet Is Policing Sea Lanes WASHINGTON, April 12 (Aaaocia ti'd 1'reas) For the protection of the travel, the I'nited Htatea baa eatab iinhed iu the A lores, with the consent of Portugal, to which nation those is- lands belong, a Strong naval baae, was the announcement today by the navy department. It will be hedaquartem M',r " trong destroyer fleet in the warfare aRninat the Hun submarines. a,, American snbmari ne fleet will al operate from this baae. , t,l "x'uiuA HtXrhaaWi?and2dtU.Knd mounted guna aad established a thor "''.k'1 lv,e of 'ortifleatlons. An air "! n een established. sill(.p Germany has become fully aware of the existence of this base and '"' objection to the publication of l li e fact of its existence has beeu with ,,rawll hy the bureau of pnblic informa turn w. a. a. IrilrA lilt I I a Bfl II IT TAYrN MAY A Mill INT InALO Will ftlllUUIll TO WASHINGTON, April 12 (Aswxm ated Press) Income tax officials' yes terday estimated that the revenue ob tained from the income taxes and the war excess profits taxes, due in June, mav reach four billions of dollars. The treasury department ia consider inn a recommendation that these shall le paid in three installments, thus re lieving u situation which might oc casion serious diffirultes for the banks of the country. It is proposed to have these installments paid on the fifteenth days of June, August and October. RICAflSSTA OFSTRO G ATTACK Icsirert w, a. a. IN AZORE iSLAtlDS BOTH CHIUESE VAIITOIILY Two Broody Orgies flf Rioting re ' - Reponea At naroin By Refugees Arriving COSSACKS SLaITwHEN . THEY AID ORIENTALS Eight Japanese and Two Chi nese Are Reported4' To ;; . Have Been Killed ' ; . WASHINGTON. Anrii If rAaaoeia ted Pre) More Japanese and Chinese have lout their Uvea at the hands i the Holslieviki and an already tens and serious situation has bee owe more eonv plieated. The Japanese will undoubt edly point to this actios as an added reason for tnc presence of armed foreea la Hibefia and for refusal to heed the protests that hove been made against the landing of n force from Japanese war vessels. Refugees from Bingo and . Ylaar cheask, who left Saturday have reach ed Harbin and tell of between tw hun dred"' and',' throe hundred nosiiaombat aata baring been killed ia. two bloody orgien of rioting, according ta Harbin despatches. . '5 ';,,'.', The Boehevikl attempted to Alsarni tha Japanese of Blago and Viesteheask, who had armed themselves ia' self day fense. They refused to yield v their arms and the Cossacks came ta their aid. .Then a bloody fight followed; and it is reported, by the refugee rthat a handred 'af the Cossaeka were slain. They also say that eight Japanese'. and two Chinese were killed during taerfiot lng.; i - " Vl What Kosala, toaes "' , I)eatehr from Petrograd reeeied yesterday told of the territorial and population loss of Russia as a reeult of the? Brest-f .ttovsk treaty and said: Russia baa suffered 'great loss of terri tory and of population by tha peace treaties eoneluded by the Bolabeviki government. It is estimated that Rus sia is giving up 78U.OUO aquare kilome ters of territory and 8(1,000,000 inhabi tants. A . . ." - QAMTCANS'lND J. AT VLADIVOSTOK;: f TOKlO, IpfU ll-8peciat M Nippa I Jiji) American marines have . not landed at Vladivostok. This was the word received from -the Siberian port today. Both Japanese and British ma rines have landed to protect the in terests of the foreigners in that port. American warships are ia the harbor. The situation is so alarming that tfie Chinese government has .already des patched a warship ta Siberian waters aud Chinese are urging that the for eignera be protected from the BoUhe viki element. The Badicals at Vladi vostok fear that Japan may take some immediate action. . LIST OF NEEDSllF GOVERNMENT MADE War Industries Board Prepares Schedule of Essentials That Are To Have Priority WASHINGTON, April 1 1 (Official ) In a,, long list issued today the w:ir Industrie liosrd sets forth the niauii fai lures which are to be deemed most es seiitiul ami of the most vital necessity to the I'nited States for its successful conduct of the war aud which are en titled thereby to priority in the supply of fuel for manufacture aud in trans portatiou for the Mulshed product. The essentials named include air crafts, munitions, training camp equip nieut, small arms, chemicals, coke, eliv trical equipment, explosives, farm im plements, fertilizers, bricks, food, guns, hemp, jute and cotton bags, 'iron, steel, foundry tools, mine equipment, mau lines, newspapers, oil refinery products, oil well implements, public utilities and railway equipment, refrigeration appli unces, seeds, bunker coal, Ships' sup plies, soup, tanneries aud tin plate ii plies, twine, rope and wire. Additions probably will be made in luter aniiounieineuts. Members of the board express Un belief that, the people of the eouutry will readily acquiesce in this limiting of iioii essential aud such further lim itations as may become accessary since the winning of the war is now general ly and popularly considered of para mount importance to any aud all pn .vate enterprises aud private wishc. The nation i now solidly united for tin war aud from every quarter a willing ness to sacrifice can be noted. The imminent participation of the Hn'St body of American troops in the tremendous battle along the Western front sinotlien any attempts st petty complaint and in stimulating a greater popular determination for full victory without regard to what may be the cost, w. a a. STONE IMPROVING WASHINGTON, April 11 (Associa ted I'ress - Senator William J. Slonc of Missouri, who suffered a paralytic stroke vestcrdav, passed a comfortable I nirrkt u.i.l if Im horiMil that the eriuis i4 passed and he will live. AUSiTRIA HIS OWN "C MPEROR CHARLES of Austro-Hungary whom the 'French! -4 government accuses of lying and against whom it offers docu mentary evidence. ., ' . It'".. ,4 - t'.--St &Tr Slain and Maimctd PAXIS, April la (Aaaeclatasl Praaa) raosdliBga, beipleas litala children without fatliar or motbara ta protect tnem war tha victims of But frlght fulnaaa Vbich tha long distance rifle or rifles of tha naray exacted of Paria. To tha already long list of noncora bataata; old man, wemssi and children wera added, mora thaa a score of new "caaaaltiaw", of helpless) babe. On of tha shells which was thrown by tha Hun loaf rang gun yesterday found Its mark In a foundling asylum exploding, wracking tha building al most completely aad slaying aad maim ing tha tnmataa, Whan wrackara want to work of res cue thay brought out four Uttls corpses. Attracted by walls auSd mpans they rescued tha Wonh4jij(Jr WfX there waro twenty -ona, soma crushed, soma with limbs ton from ' their tiny bodies. Used aa ara tha French to Teuton atrocities thara la tha utmost indigna tion axpraaaod la Paris. IS REPORTED AS LOST NKW YORK, April 11 ( Associa ted I'ress) The British ateamer Min netoiika was sunk by a submarine in the Mediterranean 'Sea Inst February, it was learned today. The Miunetonka was a four-masted steel twin s-rew ateamer of 13,52k tons, she was built in 10OS by Harlnnd ft Wolff, Belfast, and was owned by tha Atlantic Transportation Co., Ltd. Her home port was Belfast. PUBLIC DEMAND IS FOR PUNISHMENT OF SPIES WUSHINOTON, April 11 i Official) I'assage by the souate of the Anti Spy Hill is in accord with the popular demand for a complete suppression of the activities of German agents and other pro Germans or those who oppose the coudiict of the war by improper means. The ipeasire has already passed the house, but there are' some slight differences which need harmonizing at the hands of the conference committee licfuie final enactment. w. s. a. SACKVILLE-WEST NAMED LONDON, England, April 11 ( Asso ciated Press) Major General Hack illiWct has been appointed as the Hritiah actlug military representative on Uie supreme war council sitting al Versailles. IS MADE CLEAR m AUTOGRAPH LETTE V". I ' ';: ;.;..-:.'-v: V ; Mate To Subscribe Quota W ASHIKOTOk! A.pril 14 (As sociated Press) Official figures of subacrlptlona thaa far compiled for tha bonds of the Third Liberty Loan waro announced last even ing at $270,919,000 although prob ably mora thaa M00.000.000 has been actually subscribed thus far. Officials express themselves as high ly gratified at tha results which ara In excess of tha subscriptions for tha same number of days of either of tha other two campalgna. Iowa appeara to be tha first state to have filled its quota. Despatches from Chicago last night aaid tha Stat waa claiming that honor. DANIELSTELLSOF E Wonderful Progress Shown and Greatest War Fleet Will Deterrnine Results CtirCAOO, April 11 (Official) De tails of the growth and the progress of the navy, additional to those which he gave in his recent speech in Cleveland, were given by Secretary of Navy Dan iels when he spoke here today on be half of the Third Liberty Loan. In the past year, Daniols said, there have beeu added to the t'uited States Navy 1270 vessels with a tonuage of 1,1).").'), I It) tons besides which there tiro now building 794 "smaller vessels." The shipping yards of the country, both those of the government and inn n. of those that are individually or privately owned are working day and inlii to turn out the additions to the I'nited States' fleet of destroyers. The first American destroyer flotilla reached Kill ope oil May 4 and other ii n v ii I detachments arrived iu Kuropean waters the same month. hau'icW added that the "most pow ci ful navv will win this war." Officials Confirm A if corroborating the word of See i,lm huuiels rauie messages from U a-hiiintoii commenting ou the im pnivcuiciit showu in the shipping situ at Kin a shown by the decrease iu losses lo Mulish shipping lust week. This is lu ll lo l.e iguincant of the improved met hods employed for the coinbatt nig et' I he -uli marines. The undersea cum psi'ii i ei vsidered as pcrmuueiit Iv elie.ked an', at a fitting moment, the time when 'a United States is innvinu or i" planum to move, i t x linlituiu fori cm In Kuroie in the greatest uum I e I h i J INCREAS IN NAVY n In Official Note Ruler of Dual Empire ts ; Accused of Lying . and Proof Given Promised To Do All In His Power To Re store Alsace and Lorraine To French PARIS, April .12 (Associated Press) Charles of Austria is , charged with deliberate lying, m1", i in official note which was issued ..... V by the French government. How. -be promised, only a year ago,' to ; use his influence with his Allies ' ' to secure a return to France" ot Alsace and Lorraine, admitting ' v that they belonged rightfully! to France and for the rehabilitation and restoration of Belgium is told in tjie publication of his ' auto V, - graph letter. No words, are'ininc- , in, inc citer wuica 3 iciear .- , Assertion of the' duplicity pf the 4 documentary, evidence, given ; to apport' trie chargeTTTif." lEfiiT note says: ' ,v,'; ''.-v-.'' "Once caught in the cogwheels ; of lies does not mean that the ly- .' , ' ing will be stopped. Such is the , case with Emperor Charles of ' Austro-Hungary. "Under the direct eye of Berv ; lin the Emperor Charles ii talc- ' : ing it upon himself to make vari f. f ; ous assertions and various dentals' . through 'his mouth-piece von ' ; Czernin which compel the French' ,; government to furnish the proofs ',' of the unreliability of his words J ' and his utter lack of integrity. "Herewith is furnished the text of Emperor Charles' autograph J letter, written under the date of V. March 31, 191?. Its contents " , were communicated to Presi- ' dent Poincaire by Prince Sextus ; , Bourbon, brother-in-law o f ' Charles." The letter expresses the admir ation of the writer for the valor of the people of the French re- '-v public and deplores, a third year of mourning but it declares that , the Austrian emperor is determin ed to "safeguard the integrity of , I his empire even at the cost of the heaviest of sacrifices". Further ' on it continues: "I beg of you to convey privately and unofficially ; to President Poincaire the prom- j': se that I will support by every means, exerting ray personal means with my Allies, the just claim of France to Alsace-Lorraine. "Belgium should be entirely reestablished in its sovereignty." PERSISTENT REPORTS ARE NOW EXPLAINED WASHINGTON, April 12 (Associat ed Press) Explanation of the persist ent reports that have come from Vienua that approachments for peace betweeu the I'nited States anil Austria wera fouud today in despatches received by the way of London aud from luquiries made here. Iu a Vienua despatch to the Dor 1 in Tageblatt, Loudon reported, it was said that negotiations looking to a poaalblo peace were belug carried on in Yienna (Continued on Fags S Column 4) 1.' : .i.'7-.'. '(...'.''..'H"'V 1 ' 1 '.