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Apr!! IS, Jtflft-M.t tweatj .-) four Lours' tuinfnll T,' Tfmp- FOOD FORECAST FOR TODAY . All Meals Meatless and OM WbafttlNB. i f wc ir . v'.J HONOLULU. HAWAII TERRITORY. 'TUESDAY. AI'RII. 16, 1918. SEMI-WEEKLY. WHOLE NUMBER 4730 .-.!' .' '-ijl'i'. 'I. 1"! "I" -'It' J--W--, Vf V XJf4 Vvs' " . W VST W V."V' V VX I:I1u5;:CG;1NUES; MI TiMlIOROUND ' - Neuve Eglise, is Only Point Where Germans And Counter is Expected New Phase of Offensive is Looked For On Another Upon American Sectors WASHINGTON. April 16 (Associated Press)- With the ex ception of one point, Neuve Eglise. the British held their own og"ail)Mhe enemy all day yesteday while the fighting proceeded with-' unabated fury and vigor in the sector to the southwest of Yprea. WTiile the British have been driven out of Neuve Eglise, it appears that they have not retired far and a counter upon that point is momentarily expected. While there was no lessening of the energy of the German at tack on the Wulvergham-Meteren salient yesterday there appeared indications of an offensive in another direction to develop soon, a drive between Givenchy and Robecq in a southwesterly direction. In that sector the German artillery fire increased greatly in iolence yesterday. ' LINE HOLDING STRONGLY Last night's reports said the British line was everywhere intact and the only .mint where ground had been lost to any important extent was Neuve Eglise. Here the tide of battle ebbed and flowed throughout the day and the engagement along the Messines ridge has developed into the most sanguinary of any in the present Ger man offensive. , . 1 HAIG TELLS OF DAY In his official report .test.ejiijii'efat'.laig said that Bail leul and W'utvf rghani . were vthV centfaVJolnts of heavy fighting1 wjile.. (iermanatinerif.ffoC,di iivencny ana jtooccq. inese points are on toe soutnerty srae or the great'wedgefwhich ttie Germans have driven intd the British front and indicate that Merville, Bethune and Haze-Brouck are im mediate objectives and an effort made to still further broaden the ierman wedge. COUNTER IS EXPECTED It is expected the British will' counter heavily to regain Neuve I 'lise for otherwise the Germans might use that town as a base for an outflanking move against the British on Messines ridge. The northern salient with that one exception has been held. South t)f Arras another attack is expected but this salient is strongly defended. The Givenchy-Robecq sector is considered the most likely field for the next phase of the German offensiv e. AMERICANS MAY MEET OFFENSIVE The recent and repeated attacks by the enemy on the sectors which are defended by the Americans are also considered highly significant and may indicate the development of an offensive in hat direction and against the American line which is thus far ev erywhere intact. Earlier reports from the Flanders front said there were no indications of any slackening of the fury of the assault. Massed waves of bodies were all day thrown against the British. At Bail k'til the Germans penetrated some of the British positions but from them were later expelled by a gallant offensive. On the Merville sector, seven miles southwest of Bailleul there were seven attacks launched in quick succession, all repulsed with heavy losses. Casualties through the day were heavy on both sides ,vith those of the enemy still running into enormous proportions. Five hundred and four officers appear on the current British casualty list, of whom seventy-nine were killed, 285 died of wounds :uil 140 are missing. HOPE IN WASHINGTON GROWS Here the hope is growing that the offense has been spent but ihc situation is still admittedly serious. The Neuve Eglise struggle is considered to be an effort by the enemy to force his way in be hind Ypres, thus forcing a large withdrawal. The turning-point of the tide of battle on the west front is near, declared the war department's weekly review of the situation in Europe, issued yesterday? The Germans have failed to achieve the victory, the review points out. though launching the greatest offensive of the war, and will soon be forced to resume their old tactics. Their sole aim has evidently been to annihilate the British armies and thus gain cer- iii strategic points, but they have failed in the former, and the ground gained. counts but little. It is frankly admitted that the Germans have scored a distinct advantage and it is declared unwise to belittle this, but their objec tive, a decisive success, has not been attained. A continuation of i lie assaults is expected. HUNS DROP BOMBS UPON BROTHERS IN PRISON IIAVRK, April 15 (Associated I'ressl- Knemy Implanon early today dropped tioiiihK on a Oermnn prison . j 1 1 1 1 1 m ill lien'. There wore no l asual inn r!tnel lv the lioniliK uiul the iluin line HUH xlillt. - - w. s. s ITALY TO ECONOMIZE STILL MORE ON MEATS IfOMK, April IS -( Aimociatod Pre) The (;oei iwiieiit liy ilecree will noon limit meat consumption to throe days u week. INSIST MINISTER WILL TENDER RESIGNATION TOKIO, April 3 Hpeeial Cable to Xippu Jiji) Tokio uewapapera reiter Hta th statement that Minister of For ein Affnirs Motono will resign. Baron V Makino is mentioned as bis meres- hot. Baron Makino has held the port rono or inr treasury ami was at one lime minister of foreign affairs. w. s s. FOR CONCRETE SHIPS WASHINGTON, April 15 (Assoeia ted Press) The U. B. shipping board today asked conyrest for $15,000, (RIO to build concrete ships. FOUR great leaders of the Allied forces on the Western Ffront. From left to right: General Foch, commander in chief and direc tor of the French reserve armies; Field Marshal Haig, British commander in chief; General Petain, French commander in chief; General Pershing, commander of the American expeditionary forces. MJI Missing Cyclops' Commander Was of German Birth Came To This Country As a Child and Changed Name When, As a Youth He Enlisted In United States Navy SAN FRANC'IMCO. Ann Hi -1 Anso.i , ated Treks) l.ieut. Coin. (i. W. Worlev.j in ..n.n.l..l .,f II.H 1-nite.l Males eoll.er' Cvclops, more than a month overdue with ii grejt cargo of manganese from Brazil and with more tliuu two hundred Aniericnus, ottirers, crew and pnsxcu ger aboard, is of iieriiutn, birth. It is suggested tliut this may explain the mysterious disttppuarauee of the collier between a West Indian port and its port of destination when no serious storms have occurred and may expliiiu llie li Use lie of any wireless .eporis or calls. . V -.', ".. It w 4eafned anaterday f row Mrs. A. II. AMfermJna, a. sinter of Worjey, that he waa burn la Oeruiany. H ewmeJ W UMViXJSyhfm heu oufjr-a chilHj he saya au4 he enliated in the navy as yotith. Hia real sames was VViuht mnnii but tola nam he dropped at the time of bis enlistment when lie assumed the name of Worley. Secretary Daniels is using his every facility to secure some trace of the missin).' vessel, it was announced from Washington last night. He haa order ed out additiouul sea scouts with di rect ions to carefully search the whole length of the coast and the coast of every i-lmul of the West Indiea as well.' The patrol fleets have also been or dered t" keep a constant look out for the missing vessel and all merchantmen leiiving port are asked to report auy thinj which they may observe during the voyage which may prove of inter est in connection with the mysterious disappearance. ' W. S. 8. LENIENCY IS SHOWN Says Laws Are Inadequate, Citi zens Bad As Aliens W sHINGTON. April Hi (Assoeia ted Press.- ttoriiey General Giegory, writing Iti Kcpresciitutiw Currie in leference to charges that leniency has Iii cii slum ii in dealing w ith agents of I he enemy tigeuts, denied the charges and said : "These reports are grossly exaggernt ed. ' ('nnsidei ing the nst property in creases the lire losses have not been since on i entry into the war und are ind now appi eciubly larger thou in inn. "Thcic uus not u single known in stance of alien incendiarism in all last venr. (iliens arc us t roublesoiue as aliens. Our laws ure not adequate, that is where the trouble lies." W B S. J WASHINGTON, April 15 Associa ted Press i The war department an nounced yeslerilay that 4D,N4.'t addi tional men under the new draft will be called to the colors at once, mak ing more than ;IOO,000 called ill the past three weeks. At this rate the provost m.iishul generul would call out Niiii mill bv midsummer. - W. I. ONE HUNDRED WOMEN SOON TO BE INTERNED W sf INGTON, April 15 ( Associa ted Press 1 - - Federal agents are wutch iug over a hundred German und A us triun women, wuiting to arrest and in tern them when Hie President signs the bill including women in the class of enemy ulicus subject to internment. HAWAII HELPED BY MAINLAND RETURNS Thirty Thousand Dollars of a San Francisco Subscription Credited Honolulu main rKAiMimuw, April in ( asso- i,un ihi., April in (Associated ciated Press) Honolulu's total of sub 4 Presa) Labor representatives in par ' ...;..n,.. h. u;.j i i i limut'nt, the labor representative in I ' . ' ' -"" in'rclM'1 b' tbiry thousand dollars , throilgh a ..ItlsertptlOB mild the ' mainland but of Which the sum of thir ty thousand dollars la specifically cred ited to Hawaii by the subscriber. The addition to Honolulu returns for the drive comes in ennuectiou with a million mid a half subscription by the Standard Oil Company of the twelfth! federal reserve district which said that, thirty thousand dollar of that amount - ... .... represented the share of the company's' bnsineas in the Hawaiian Islands. la this district V31,lC,0OO has been surauc seen red that It will naaa Mhre ubribod and theltjiiota for tb dia- (conscription b put in operation W lre IrUi. t ?in nfm ana k it -ui , ai v. vr n.. ti:ii Vun rt Ja 1iiee quarter of tW dJstaw t g.. ncfHinn iron n asoingioit snia ine tabulating force was still far behind i but it whs estimated' totals were now in excess of 6L'0,000,000 t W. S. S. - GREATEST OF NEEDS Germany Makes Every Sacrifice To Anticipate FulL,Efficiency of United States I.ONPOX, April 15 (Associated Press i Foreign Minister Balfour in a statement today declares that what is most prcssingly required to meet the military situation in Europe is that the fighting forces of the Pnitod States be made speedily available in the field. Hi' says that the German plan is to shatter the British army before the J weight of America 's forces rnn be i brought into the scale, and that the German inspired press has been in structed by its masters to show the ut most contempt for tin- American milt I tary effort. Minister Kalt'oiir asserted that Her man v is phi n n i ne, the whole campaign and sin riliciug men with the utmost contempt in order that the decisive blow may be stunk before the Aliieri can help arrives. . W. 8. S. LONDON, April .Hi ( Associated rress ) -I'.nyiuuu uoes noi jtuow wnein er or when the .lapunese lauding force . at Vladivostok will be withdrawn. This was Htiuouuced by Lord Cecil, j minister of the blockade to the com I niAiia viiuUnlnv in ti HMWCr tf nilHMtiiUi m AMERICAN AID IS addressed to hiin on I he subject. leim"ki"K the,r '' to Jericho and Jem answered question-, relative to the withdrawal of Hntsih forces at fhe same time. "No assurance cun be given," he said, "us to when British aud Jap- j anese forces that were landed at Vlnd i ivostok will be withdrawn. They" will be withdrawn as soon us order ia re stored, not Imfore. It is hoped, how I ever, that the incident may soon be said to be closed." I W S 8 j SHELLS KILL CHILDREN WASHINGTON, pril lrf ( Assoeia I ted I'rmxi NVn hn-i hoen received here that three children were killed when a (Ierman submarine nhelleii Mon rovia, capital ot l.il.ena, west Afrie.H coast, a few days ago. Three person i were injured. The bomliardinent fol lowed a demand liy the captain of the submarine that the I.ilierian govern inent destroy u French radio station operating at Monrovia. ASK FOR HOME RULE BEFORE DRAFTING Cabinet Crisis May Be Avoided By Postponing Enforcement of Conscription the cabinet h ahlii n.l .m. ih. l,;.h 1. ,r yesterday held a long ;onfereice with Lloyd Oeorge in reference to the Mnn Power Bill, conscription for Ire land under that measure, anil legisla tion which will give Ireland home rule. It is understood the conference brought about satisfactory results and that the growing danger of n cabinet crisis growing out of the conscription legisla tion may he avoided. At yesterday s conference the pro nal waa autimitted to th premier that home Nile legislation, baaed on the i uh, Mumg uiu iru ini liuu. iMnril Ull vile r,,(1,rt of the Irish convention, shall be introduced and passed, or definite be paaaed' i. ftdvanee orth. !rTWT?t legTaiaiion. r.. ' The Premier Ws told that it la bsV lleved such a courae would be ntisfa tnry to the great majority of the Irlah, w. s. s. PRISONERS MAY GET All Must Pass Through Interna tional Red Cross NKW YORK, April 16 (Aaaoc.iated Press j Germany baa granted exclusive authorization to the International Red Cross to send fond, letters and money to American prisoners and to those of the Allies in the German war prison nimps. it was announced yesterday. There Is a limitation placed on the shipments which are to be permitted ami jiot more than two ten-pound pack ages can be sent to any one prisoner in ii 11 v one week. , w. s. s. LI OF WOODEN VESSELS WASHINGTON, April 16 (Associ ated Press) Wooden ship buildiug is to be curtailed when the present pro grain is completed and the ships con- traded for under that program or per mitted by it are ready for launching. The shipping board is strongly in fa or of steel ships over wooden. It has been found that it is impos silde to secure enough engines and boil ers for both woodeu and steel ships uii. I that the motive power limitation is a yrave factor in the progress of ship building. W. S. 8. J ONLY SMALL REMNANT i IS ABLE TO RETURN JKRCSALEM, April l( Associated Press) Fifteen hundred Armenians are salein. They are all that are left of Ul.niiii who were exiled by the Turks two veins ago. The rest of them have perished from the sufferings which they wen inpelled to undergo and the great hardships thev had to meet. w a. s. HELSINGF0RS ENTERED BY FORCES OF GERMANY HKRUV, April lfl ( Anoeit.! I'iomO - (JerniHii troops supported liy naval detachments have eutfiretl Hid i it i I'iicn till iil.PnflH hllilflllu rlu ru it j W(lN Hnrjoum.ed t evening, . w g g AFTER TAX DELINQUENTS WASHINGTON, April 15 (Associa ted I'ress) The force of internal re venue agents is boing reorganized pro ceding the drive against those deli a I u . 1 1 1 in filling returns for income and excess profits taxes. Efficiency Clearly Demonstrated By American Troops Last Week's Fighting Gives Indi cations Fighters From United States Are Quite Able To Take Care of Themselves WASHINGTON, April ! r, -COfficiaJ) Daily and increasingly effective par ticipation of the Americans in the fighting overseas is told in despatches from the corresKndcnts in France. These despatches tell of the Uerinah losses for four days in known killed as a result of their uttucks on the Ameri can sectors. On Friday the thirty six Germans captured saiil they had been without food for two days, owing to the accur I . . . , , - - , . . , 'tllwy.re of the Americans which off their remhes from all conv 'The Americans allowvd the attacjt- inj yermuns to reach the rroa trvoea M iJZT'rlZJr7 nets and grenades. On Jieutetoant and three privates captured . nineteen Ger mans. American aviators are also effectively busy. Two German planes have been shot down inside the American lines, one of them in flames, and the aviators of both were captured. The American correspondents believe that the German offensive in Flanders has been checked as it whs ia the Pic ardv drive. ANNOUNCED CASUALTY LIST MUCH SMALLER WASHINGTON, Ajiril 15 (Official) Forty-four namea are on the casualty list received from France today. The list includes one death in action, three from wounds, one front an unknown cause, seven, of disease, four severely wounded, and twenty slightly wouuded. One is reported missing, Col. K. ('. Itoll ing. W. 8. S. LONDON, April 10 (Associated Press i A project has been under con si It-ration in Kugland for some time for the establishment of a large Jewish university in Jerusalem, and it is an i ainced this week that an important l,(.L.inning has been mnde toward the , , ,,,.,t ion of the necessary funds, and j ., ,!ls .,. purchased ou the Mount i ,,f olives. j Tlt. i,,,,,) wilich ha be),n e,.ured is in ,. f finest in the Jerusalem j districts. The new University, will m 1 copy the highest point in the hills , niouud Jerusalem, looking down on one side upon the Holy City and the nrea I where the Temple once stood, and on the other si.le over the wilderness of Jiiden, which descends to the Jordan Valley und the Dead Sea 4(100 feet be 1 low'. SENATE STILL AFTER E WASHINGTON, April Hi- (Associ i ated 1'iess lii spite of the voluntary I dissolution of the German American j Allium.- lotion against that body is piiicct'ding in congress. Yesterdu the senate judiciary committee apprmod tin lull hnh Iiuh lieun introduced t. rep the ed. nl the federal charter under which ileiuiau society has beeu conduit VV S 8 - PURCHASES INCREASE ;l.ASi;oYV, April 111 (Associate I I "res The Scottish wholesale cooper atie society has dincloie.1 the fait that its sales of millinery and drapeiv Kimds increased last year from I .(iiui.ihiii to '..',-'.". mm pounds. The president of the society declared that moiic li.i I been spent largely on finery by uiiim tiuii linkers. CZERtl IS OUT WHEN CHARLES DETERMINES Oil HIS SUCCESSOR Belief Prevails Action Is Occa sioned By Loss of Prestige With People Rather Than Will of Germany SPIRIT OF UNREST IS GROWING IN STRENGTH Charles Tells Wilhelm French ! Charges Are "So Low" He Will Not Stoop To Discuss Them Any Further - W ASHINGTON, April 16 (Associated Press) Count ( ztrnin has tendered to Charles of Austraia-Hungary his resignation as representative of the imperial and royal family. and minister of the exterior of Austria-Hungary. The announce ment of this action and of the ac ceptance of the resignation came yesterday with surprising unex pectedness. He is to continue in oflice until his successor has been named under the terms of the ac ceptance of his resignation. C2ERNIN UNPOPULAR It is believed here that the oc casion for the retirement of tzer nin is not so much that he is b- noxious to Germany Jat Jecausf ' of the 'grcm.ing; spirit f barest to. ; the dual empire which -he- been unable td hecW,' Especial ly is this spirit of unrest mani fested in Bohemia. Recently there has been . complaint-on the part of the Czechs, also, that the min ister of exterior had fallen under the domination of the German party and was not remain ing true to peace policies. It is therefore deemed possible that he has been ousted because he has grown un popular with the great masses of the country. CHARLES RESPONSIBLE In an interview given by Re ventlow to the Tages Zeitung, an Amsterdam despatch says, he as serts that it was the influence of Charles, exerted last spring and early summer, which caused the Reichstag last July to pass its anti-annexation resolutions. He said at that time Charles wrote to Krzberger that "Austria must have peace before the winter of l'M7-N18 is ended." WRITES KAISER I.mperor Charles has written to the Kaiser, Basel reports, in reference to the letter which the French government published to show the duplicity of the mon arch that "Clemenceau's accusa tions are so low that we have no intention of discussing them any further. The guns which we have sent to the Western front are our answer." News has been received at Am Mcrdam that the Lokal Anzeiger ui lUrliu has printed a despatch that thousands of people gathered in the streets of Prague, Bohe mia, in a demonstration against the war, cheered the Entente pnwers and President Wilson and lien. itinced the Germans. w. a. a. FOR STONE'S FUNERAL W ASHINGTON, (April 16 ( Assoeia , ted I'ress.) Wheels of the national I ai v eminent here stopped today wbile j leaders in public life, forgetting parti- sun differences, observed the funeral I . . reiiiouies lor Senator William J. I Stone.