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Whistling tout. Singing the Ma
rhes Advanced Upon German
Veterans, Outfighting Them At
Every Stage of Battle
Counter Attempted Unde Cover
of Gas Cloud . Brings Greater
Discomfiture To Foe and Adds
To Losses
117 ASmXGTON, June -
w ( Associated Press) De
t.iils r the battle in which the
-M;iiitios brought glory to their
Kirps .-iiid nave the (Jermans a
taste of the first-class qualities of
the American as a fighting man
arc mow being received from
France, with many evidences that
the Hritish and French enthus
iasm for their newest Allies is
growing. ,
Last night's official despatches
state that the fighting along the
ti of the German salient at Cha
teau Thierry is almost continuous,
with the Americans throwing
back the German counters and
continuing to gain ground. The
advance is not rapid, tut it is steadv
II 1(0 constant.
I Ij ronhoiit yesterday the Germans
maintained a. heavy shelling of the
vmein mi I s ut loui, hut otherwise
this and the f.unetillc Hector held by
die -:i in in i i-n hi-re quiet.
Reports (if continued heavy train
movements in the rear of the German
positions before 'I (Mil are taken at
.Mneiica ii Army headquarters aa indi
cating a possible (ieiuian attack ill
the Noevre. They further iudirate.
in the iipiiiniii .f the Auierie.Hn slari
hi the lieid that the German t-ffcosive
in the Marne has been at least temp
oranly ami perhaps permaaeDtiy
These urmy headquarter report! also
state, for the first time, that General
IVmbiutf personally direeted tke Aatr
ieun HttaC at Cantighy, oh tb VicardJ'
front, where the first notalile Amer?
icau victory wan aeored. '
A heavy (ierman counter won launch
(I yeateidhy inorni njf after midnight
livaiimt the pomtioua wou by the Am
erica aa mirth neat (if Chateau Thier'
i. in which the Ameriean mowed the
a.lv anciiiK Gerinaua down with machine
Uuu and rifle fire. The American
iniilit like demoiia, their flriug beinj;
an rapid and accurate that after the
.ixHitiilt had been driven back the
bodies of one hundred dead Germans
were counted ut one point. The as
aiilt preceded by a gun attack, a
heavy cloud of the poisonous vnpor be-
iioiiieu over ine American posi
tioiiH, lieliiud whieb the enemy ad
Mined, 'i'he Americans fought in gas
niar.1, but this did not prevent them
from smashing the attack, which broke
and stopped four hundred yards from
the American line.
The Americana followed this attack
by one of their own, east of Torcy,
which made substantia! progress up
until iiicM, when the battle was still
under unv.
I'risoners report that the Germans
are hri u ji ug up fresh troops to face
the Americans.
WASHINGTON, June 7 --.(Official (
Ainurican marines in their
first big
iMIK I IIVI- lllCfuuiu I.
" " letuum
two new attacks on
the main battlefiont line near Chateau
Thierry on the Marue, where infantry
f n.es had previously killed one thou--ii
ml Gernmns. The marines, attacking
the (ieiuiau reuter. drove the enemy In
to a ilvpth of about two miles on a
nine mile front and when the battle
as over hud advanced half a mile
The aea soldiers fairly stormed
through the German defense to the
Krupp field gun positions, and- nd
trnt. I iimoiig th - enemy gunners at
' I'ojiiis preventiuu their serving
their pieces and inflicting bloody losses.
Advanced Whistling
The murines went forward whistlinn
and sinking and uxaberant ut njf'ut
i ig like tigers when thoy grapplod
".Mi the Germans, and took more than
h hundred ii isonurs, while the Fidr.ch
on the flunk udvanced taking ona nun
ill...! ami seventy more captives.
The llrst Americas atU((k was a
surprise movement. thrj)w;n out from
tlii- American ltosirinna t,iM t
im, i turnout any artillery ,nptepMratiou'
inns n,,iKinL. tne surprise more certain.!
' "iikcr was maue (luriiii 1
llic atlernoo
ill nnu iitmii rtif
UY Willi KY!
' ? V ,. w ., . v a
' " - - ii f- ' '
,,. i , , ; I "'"I l II I K I l I I V
I. oiy 8i(d the tvuods.ln its vicinity, concealed from the Huns bv their own
n t-Btpe Gerumii buttaliou was di'( i otticeis, and Heilin still fails to men
mated. (Jeiinan, surrendered right undiliop Americans in offieiul reports
iett. throwing up their hauds uod call 1 The HiilMi uml French hat e' been
mi; " Kainera. I, " especially w lieu they un i forirl I v successful j !,. 1 tin-kc
tt-.-.e rushed. uud iu repulsing the Germans, who me
Idllowiug other Ainernuu successes le.lnred "held ut every point " The
thev,. huhts the Fieuch were enthused h captured two towns north of
nn.l it hose newspapers ure filled with the Maine.
Mniies ,,f merit an coolness, nct and I. lot, I Georee has utti. ially praised
judfuicut. the American troops.
,i iiT..iuit:i.iiiH iuiik in
Grain Report Carries Comfort To
United States and Allies and '
Grief For Germans
WASHINOTON, June Official) -The
government June crop report fore
(asts enormous yields this coming haf
vest, particularly wheat, which will
almost eqnnl, and perhaps exceed the
19 U rev or d vroj of 1 ,025 800,000 bush
els. The condition in June of that
year indicated 1)50,000,000 bushels.
The agricultural department this year
predicts M 1,000,000 bushels with grow
ng conditions continuing ideal for fur
ther improvement. Winter wheat fore
easta are- for W7,0OUWH bushels which
is nn,n(H,000 more than predicted for
May first. Spring wheat indicates 344,
OOO.OOO bushels on 22,4S,OO0 acres
which Is 2,000,000 acres more th an 1017
M the farmers' patriotic response to
government appeals for (greater output
of food products.
Tha amount of wheat harvested in
lj17 was 8fll,00(J,(M(0 bushels of which
418,000,000 was winter, ami 2.1:1,000,000
spring. The increase is thus about
:l0O,0O0,0O0 bushels, or nearly fifty per
cent bver last year assuring America's
ability to feed the peoples of the Al
lied countries as well as the t'uited
States and tho American forces over
seas. Other cros also, promise to do well
Th t . ' ...... ......
Aviw-nni iui unm is i ,oiro,iroo,(i(ni
bushels which is second only to last
rears record crop or ,0H7,(MM,IMH1
bushels. A new record in rye is prom-
iaed of 81,000,000 bushels compared to
w,iyu,wv prooneeu last year which
then was the highest reconi.
v . pinniing is ronipieied out (AD
forecaat in yet impossible
w. a. a.
New Regulations Provide Half
Million For Such Service
WASHIVOTON. June S (Official)
Provost Marshal General Crowder
has ordered a revision of the classifica
tion of military registrants through
out the country with a view of adding
500.000 men for overseas duty. The
new examinations will be required this
month. The additional organization
now under way in the selective draft
departments will provide more than
SOO.000 Americans to be engaged sole-
I.v for railroad construction and oper-
ntion in France.
w. a 8. i
Pres)VPresiileut Wilson has received
n cetnmunieation from the Rn.,,n
American chamber of commerce at Mos
cow expressing the hope of a complete
victory over Germany.
The Moscow orianiMf ion ,(.,. i-.r..-
that the Russian people relv on il,.. vi
lies for economic support to make pos
sible the reconstruction of Russia'
power. w. a. a.
1I()LIKNI)ALK, Washinujton, June
S. (Associated Press) Professor
Campbell, father of the voung Amer
ican flyer, Lieut. Dougliis Campbell
who has recently distinguished him
self by his exploits against the Ger
mans, has received a cablegram say
ing that his son has been slight! v
w. a a
WASHINGTON, June "-(Associated
Press) All titles have been abolish
ed in UusHia, the state department is
advise,!, evea the titles of foreign am-
1 1 .
uussuiiors ana representatives. Ambus
sadnm uiot ....... : .,
- -1 iw H iui i vrb m ine for
eign service will now be called " rep
lesentatives plenipn--" -v. "
Three German divisions have beeu
withdrawn been use of severe losses
enioiig them caused by the tightloi'
WASHINGTON, June 8 (Officii, l)
Fuller report on notable American vie
.tories near Chateau Thierry show that
the marines advanced ulou'g a six mile
f'-et to a depth nf two and a half
They captured more than tl.r. h
dred prisoners and. numerous machine
una without losing a single Ainc.f, nn
prisoner rn.in their ranks though ensu
alties were considerable.
Thev captured the tow us of Torcy and
Hourcslies. Twenty live Yankee fought
mm nereaietl two tiuinlred Germans
I'rcy nii.l (ieinmn dead
three deep "m places.
w ere
Prisoners taken by the marines snid
ine presence of Hi
Ainei icans before
net mint miiiiv im ui i .-..n..
Double the Amount From Thi
Source Is Required and War
Proms and Incomes Will Have
To Pay Most of This
WASHINGTON.",, (0mVja1)
Secretary of the Treasury Me.Adoo has
recommended to congress specific meth
ods for raising ,,. a4,nlfr,0O0,0Oil,
which is estimated to hr- the amount
of war epenses fi the coming fiscal
To meet this nt total the treasury
secretary has advocated the mii nf
UM,0(K).00(,iMi(l hv taxation method.
This is in the same proportion as in
the past'year's 1.1.000,00(1,000 for war
epenses when n third was raised by
Uxes, and which ratio McAdon urged
should not be reduced.
His plan would raise an additional
M.0lfl.0)0,OW by ta,es. thus doubling
the present national income from that
source and leave about lfi,O(X))OO0,0O0
bonds. MeAdoo has reeommendod a
"real war profits tat at a high rate
upon all war profits. The tax should
be superimposed unon th..
. we jiunrii inrouvn rap
I -Afr. ...... V
. " v-,n Htm, no oiat ine tAxpsver
I "" h required to nay whichever
me greater." He also reeom
mended "a substantial increase in nor
' m-l iimome upon the so called unearn
, incomes" from securities and other
j investments which ar,- now taxed at
. niir percent.
MeAdoo favored retaining tlie pres
ent four percent, normal tax, plus eiht
percent for exeess profits on earned
incomes, making a total of twelve per
cent, and higher than twelve percent
on unearned incomes. The Secretary
added "Liberty Honds tw as.
empt from taxation which would weinh
upon inose not ouving them,
and make returns from Liberty Bonds
compare favorably with other secnr
w. . a.
German Rllthlpeclu n a e
UB""anS nUinieSSly UeStTOy
CnUrChe8 3nd AvidtOrS Rain
On 9th fin Dsfnnao.
Ue3In U" "C'UfleeS
,, , '
1 AKIS, June 8 ( Associated Press)
mow terriMe lias ln-cli the havoc
wrought by the Germans during the
"iirse of their recent offensive is told
by the Bishop Of Soissons in describing
conditions along the present and recent
battle fronts.
In this war scurrvi district, the
J.ishop says, fnlly a hundrad churches
uave.lMMtu rased by the enemy and a
hundred more have been pillaged and
partially destroyed. On famous eathe
dral has suffered severely.
Wherever they come tlie Germans are
pillaging and carrying off all that is
km utile and for which they can find
liny use.
Women ami children and aged men,
refugees who are making their wav
toward places of safety are murdered
hv the Hun aviators who fly over the
lines of these refugee as thev tread
wearily along, bomb them from 'on high
n ud take no note of the fact that thev
nr.- dearly non combatants and seek
only their own safety.
W. s. s.
LONDON, June X (Associated
Press) - Fngland's war-time standard
shoes for men are to be followed soon,
it is announced, by ready-made stand
ard suits of clothes. These are to be
in seiges and tweeds and will bo sold
nt the equivalent of about 20 for the
first trade of material and at less than
if 1.1 for the second.
Merge, both black and blue, will also
innilaliJe for the making of suits to
measure. No standard tweed suits will
be made to measure.
From 750,000 to 1,000,000 suits are
expected to be on sale during June,
July and August. Cloths and cloth
i rig. apart from the standurdiied ma
terials, will continue to be available at
the regular prices, just as other shoes,
besides the war time shoes, are to be
The plan of supplying clothing to
civilians at moderate prices has been
worked out by a departmeut of the
War Oflice. known aa the Kmsi
Control of Wool Textile Production
Provision is also made for the cloth
ing of millions of men, now in their
country's service, who will return to
civil life at the end of the war.
What is called "double purpose"
cloth is being produced in an nndyed
state. It will be dyed khaki for mill
fnry uniforms, or in colors suitable for
civilian near, ueeurding to
w. s. s.
WASHINGTON. June (Associat
ed Press i President Wilsou was wit
lies, yesterday to n set ere defeat of
the Demo, rntic Mm It bv t he cs ulfa ut Ke
loildi.-ans With the Pieiddeut. equal
lv observant, were Vice li..i,U..i
"a" n .1 I (emocrat ic leni
'I en kei ( h imp Cliirk.
' ' - c:iion of the sniinul
baseball until h between nines .Ir...
.I.- il..- iiiiiI.. ,,f t,,. it v H
the Hon i lions in congress.- The score
was nineteen to live in favor of the
Grand Old Party.
Second Norwegian Vessel Is De
stroyed But Officers and Crew
Are Saved-Attack Nine Hours
After That On Harpathian
Every Effort Being Made To Pre-1
vent Further Sinkings But Dis-1
tance Off Shore Adds To Dif-I
Acuities of Department !
WASHINGTON, June H-(Associated
Press)-" fMnking of a second Norwe
glan steamer by Hun submarine raiders
off the Virginia coast whs announced
oy the navy department testerday. Of
neiais regard the presence of enemy
submarines off the Kastern coast 01
the I'nited States as a continuing men
ace and are practically certain thero
will be further destruction of shipping
ana inai oiner rnius will follow the
present one.
A small Norwegian steamer, the Vin
land, of 601 tons, was sunk off ' tho
Virginia coast Wednesday evening. Mhe
was attacked at six o'clock sixty-five
miles off the coast and all of her of
ficers and the members of her crew
have been rescued.
This attack came nine hours after the
sinking of the Harpathian and dis
closes a new last location only a few
miles away from where the British
steamer met destruction.
Ships Ooma In
The vario... Atlantic ports report the
arrival of shipping and few reports
of meeting submarines. One American
Steamer has returned to port detailing
an experience in which it eluded one
of the divers off the Virginia capes.
The captain is reported to have asked
to be supplied with guns so that he
might continue on his voyage.
The navy department is on the watch
to prevent so far as possible farther
depredations while expecting them so
long as the enemy operates so far off
shore and until coat wise shipping shall
follow safer channels.
In Other Waters
The Rev. Father Joseph W arcing of
Baltimore who. has arrived in London
says Hun submarines attacked a con
voy escorting American troopships and
Red Cross workers. Destrovers fought
off two attacks, but Father W arei ng
ainn t know whether any of the at
tacking divers had been sunk,
rtfrarw Approved
Heeretary Daniels said yesterdav that
the figures given out by Henntnr Swan
son, acting chairman -of the committee
on naval affair represent the best lig
tires audanstimates in the possession of
navy officials of this country and the
Allies. V
W. 1.
HAN FRANCISCO, June 8 (OfHciul . i
-Great rivalry has developed among 1
three Pacific Coast shipyards for the I
honor of being largest in the world!
and in producing even more than in I
Ihe Atlantic vards. One Ciilifomim, !
rouipniiv aiinoiin. eil it was expan.lin
to produce L'OO.ooo tons simultaneoiish
one million toas every year.
Nearby rival companies are planning
still larger yards. A shipyard in the
Pacific Northwest claims to hate won
the l.'uited States record for complet
ing steel freighters with a program
for 70(1.0(1(1 tons this year.
Thirty milium dollars In new govern
iiieiit contracts have just been awarded I
to this concern. These three Pacilic
companies uloue expect soon to produce ;
more tonnage than the Germans ar-l
sinking anywhere in the world. Plant -in
one harbor alone will emplov 5(1,(100
men. ' I
The shipping board nunounces set j
euty -one vessels of :W4,M0 tons launch
ed iu May baing at the rate of 4,l;i.:,- I
slOO tons yearly. This is a new record
ror isuneiiiiigs. and during the same
month a record was made for deliveries
Thirty nine steel ships of a tonnage
of 228,760: thirty two veestds built of
wood of 115,7tH tons were launched
being twenty-six vessels more in
May than in April. Mav's output o
ship tonnage was only A7,HN4 tons less ;
than the total American launching- :
for the eatire tear of 1!M)1 which na- '
the record pretious to the opening of I
the war.
WANIIINGTON, June 8 (Official) !
The war department has announced i
in one than l.fino.ono rifles hm-a !...,. I
m,L, f, ,1,. ' ,l ,
... .. ... .... iiiiii. h iiiiirei,
or the n mi v
eate'-el the
-"les i.te.,.. the war Sit hnn,l i ,..l 1
thosannd others are
- .
ufac(ur making enough for the coim
.Miisw or man
men", of two million men, allow ing
s-tge for a tear, since only about
half the men m ilie nriny curry rifles.
PHU.ADKI I'Ml . Ii ' lie II l hhii. ' n
ted Press tJTis llaiii.-t Mc Ado,.
Marin, daughter of Secretary of the
jlreasiiry MeAdoo in, married hcni
tlsterduy to I'lattun Piatt. I
. Jt.
Conditions ol Greeks In Turkey;
Deplorable In Extreme and
Hundreds of Thousands of
Deaths Have Directly Resulted'
NKW YORK, June ( Associated
Press i A cable from Athens, quoting
M-nwammcInn prisoners taken recently
on the Salonika front, says that the
condition iiinnng the Greek population
of Turkey is deplnrnble in the extreme.
Gieeks in Coiistiintuiople, say the
iris,,!,,.,,. ,,. .jK Nll,j, tp(1 , worM
tii atment l.nltn tlmn nl iuv time since
Ihe diploic of the citv I.v the Moslems
e. 1 1.1.1.
Since the beuinnint of the wnr.
,. nwii.o. i oi more tnan two
'"," ! 71. . t0",""':'1 ,,av" T" dr.f,ed
Ii' oi,,-i .1 . J i r"r?
"ii ii inn. Mini now ntnittf
i ii.:.:. i , ' . . . '
, anu'ieti against their own countrymen
, in the Grecian army. Thousands of
(these conscripts have died of ill-treat-I
aient from the Moslem officers or per
, ish.d from starvation.
Of the Greek population, half a mil
: lion have been deported from Thracs
i into Asia Minor, driven into th .!-
eits. Fully half o f those so deported
have died under torture or illness
brought on through barbarities.
Throughout all Turkish territory,
Gretian women are being seized and
"iu hs mutes, wnne ine Greek men are
being forced to renounce Christianity
" emiirace mi ouim medanism.
Clear Weather In West Enables
the Takings of Photographs
By Scientific Observers
BAKKR CITY, Oregon, June 0
(Assoclnted Press i Virtually clear
skies made possible observations of
the total eclipse of the sun in the
West, at least. It is expected thnt the
observations made will settle practic
ally all of the remaining problems of
the nstronomiciil world relative to the
solar atmosphere. The naval observers
here were particularly successful .and
are keenly gratified with their obser
J. C. Hammond, head of the naval
observatory party said thnt undoubt
edly some splendid results had been
obtained. Fully fifty photographs were
made during the varying stages of the
ooscurity and from these expected that
the last of the perplexing problems
would bo solved.
Vast preparations were made by
scientists from the Nortswtwt 4 the
Southeast of the I'nited tsree, salang
the entire path of totality,, to observe
the phenomenon and they were ready
to gather much astronomical data. '
w. a. a.
Dias Departed From Camp and
Was Vainly Sought
V " "Htp l'la'' t0 nl(lei "',er
"'"" ,r"'" Pri,""ii Francisco Dins,
u" l'!"'uP'J convict from the territorial
I""""1 camp at Keeaumokti, Hawaii,
ommends the Hi o tail, accord nwr to
I ii pints iu the Crescent City news
j papers.
1 Although a search was being made
all ter the Big Island for hini after
It escaped from the prison, gAng. he
; uisiied the even tenor, vt his way at
i he Hiln jail, tthiire he was held" on
I in assault with a deadly weapon. At
I'he Hiln j,,ii he was known as A.
I Dillon, and would probably h,c cs
ji iiied detection if two former Cent ids
; Ii i t not given him away , to the au
I ihollties. y'
Now Dias has to snnd trial on two
I Largos, one for escaping and the other
I oi the alleged assault after he had
I become a plantation laborer on a Ha
I in ii k mi plantation.
No Rest For that
Aching B&ck
Hljl Imryhctuir
Housework is too hard for ....,,
who is half sick, nervous and always!
tiled. Hut it keeps piling up, and gm-i- i
weak kidneys no time to recover. Il !
, " rmu na H,uy '""!
kin, ii v a irrmin hi., im - 1. ... ..i . '
" -i..L i ......
i iiwiiunuiios, uervotisncss
.iv.iness anil rheumatic
naina. i
noaii s Hackiuhe Jviduey Pills. Ti
hate .lone wonders for thousauds
H.imeii ttoui out with weak kidneys
When Your Hack is l.unie Item.
bi -i the Name. ' ' i I,,u 't simply ask
1 .
a Ki.inet remedy nsli distinct lv i,.
I loan's Hackache Kidney Pill, and 1aK
no utliei i. (loan's Huekache Kidm
I'1"" l,v all druggists and stoic
' '-l-eis, oi will be insili'd on receipt
" 1,4 ll"' Hollister lrug C , ..
I'. n-.ii, -.mith & I'ii., agenls for I In
II1..M.11H11 Island. (Advertisement
I IIT a i tainri
If 1 1 fl I ML LI' A..
mnuniLriLOi IIFJ n HO H .
Native Race Considers Vis't of
Secretary of Interior Im
portant To Welfare
Prominent Hawaiian in HoiimIii!ii
nre taking n deep interest in th.. ,!'
come of Secrrtnrt Lane's visit to the
Islands and are Keeult awaiting his
decision as lo the future land poliet
of the Territory an. I other important
matters, which he intends giving close
study while here. Both Democratic
and Republican 1 lers alike are show
Ing considerable interest in this t isit
of the secretart of the iuterior; with
one common mu-e nt heart and that
being--the nd t n ncement of Hawaii
along lines of true Americaoism.
The opinions of the Hawaiian lead
ers nere are tmeed in a statement
. marte f,v Palmer P v.i
D""tic leader, twic. elected sen
'l"tof from the Island of Itawa,, s.l
secretart ti
Two Vital Ismi
I ( Tt . :. i . ...
wV -urn siinjecis, which Inesu
much to the Hawaiian race, will con
front secretary .Hne w hen he starts j
his investigations here." said Former'
nenator Woods yesterday. "Thev are
til Opening of not ernnicnt Ian. Is tn I
bona fide homesteaders and the revo ! Germans are now virtually on the
SK ihrih'X.rl''-'-'' "'""K a" "" of their
lags and purchase of these fishing : "tw Aisnc salient, indications arc
yrni'r;::"" Bn -pp-that thcy are ,,rcparinS a
''The much mooted land question is ll'VA at Suilie. tttfw section of the
one that is going to be the most difil- i:.. -r j
cult to solve, but f believe that reiiiondous artillery lc.m-
If the homesteaders and the plant hardment i if the J'rench OMtiuil9
""Lr.n.l.X.w homtMlwIW""" S"y Montdidior.
intention to work in harmony, much n 'I'1' sirtltllern cdj;e of tllC
can be accomplished. If the territori-' A, ...i;,.,,, i .i c
al government is sincere i eneonrag I " -'I'lllt tnay lie the forc
ing homesteaders, much can also be .-' ariim ut' a new drive, there, or
'T""'r" trwar.i tnis en.l. ir tho t niav i . . r
local 1Z0 ernmeiit is i,,,liero, .k 11 11 "
wants of homestenders-.
then ull
thoughts for the advaneement of these
Islands nl
Islands along lines of true American
ration may as well be abandoned.
Problem Looms Big
' "The recent land hill, which pnssev
the senate and was killed in the lower
house, had much merit, aa far as it
went, but unfortunately. It was ,lmn
kup hurriedly and many' minor but most
salient festures were msd vert ent I v
omitted, which resulted in its ulti-
mate demise. liawaiians will no on
tl. l... 1 -.1 . . .
louw nut, pin ii i cane rr mere ts
any reasonable inducement nltrroA
them. A system of payments for cane
must be evolved wherein tha, home
steader enn make a fair living The
Hawaiian is not extravagant ia his
wants and as a iieople are home lovinu
A too intricate system of cost charges
is not going to work well and if some
simple arrangement enn be arrived at,
where the homesteader gets a certain
price for his cane, based on the selling
price of the manufactured article at
its final market, there will be no diffi
culty iu finding homesteaders in this
Territory, pf .Hawaiian and other mi
tionalities, who would gladly take up
land when It .is obened for settlement.
iJotii interests, the planter and the
homesteader, however, must work in
harmony and the homesteader who
says that he can well get alone with
out the planter, and the planter who
says that there Is no necessity for
homesteaders in this Territory are both
making statements, which are foolish
ton the ' them.
Tithing Blfhts
"Regarding the Kouohiki Pishing
Bights," roptinuedt Mr. Woods, "1
would like to see this subject brought
to Heeretary Lane's attention as soon
as possible. As a result ef a system
which has come down .to us from the
old days of the monarchy and which
was incorporated into the 'Organic Act,
fishing rights Were sold or conferred
upon persons in Hawaii, which gave
thcrn control of the rights to fish in
the waters off certain sections of land.
I know of no other place in the world
where such a condition exists. It is
hard to make a inainlander believe
that a landowner can prevent aiivone
from fishing from various points on
this rock hound coast or in the shoals
off these points, if he so elects.
Within the past few days. Kenwe
haku, a former Democratic politician,
bought the fishing rights in the waters
off Koko Head from the Damon estate.
This particular section of the islnml
was a favorite fishing ground for Sun I
ilny sportsmen, who not only enjoted
a pleasant day's outing, but often
times returned with large bags nl fish,
which added materially to lessening
the high cost of living during these
troublesome times. (Since the purchase
of these fishing rights, Keawehiiku has
fenced off the approach to this prop
erty and has fosbidden nut tislune
lucre an oi wnich, lie lias a perfect
right to do, under the existing law.
Belief Is Needed
"It would be a grcut relief to the
liawaiians, who are a fish lot ing pen
pie, if some legislation could be en
acted, wherein these laws could be re
voked. The law has been tested in the
sn'r e Oourt of the I'nited Htates
inn! it is held constitutional, but I be
lieve that condemnation proceedings
could be instituted and the owneis re
iiiiliiiised by either an appropriation
from congress or from the Im a! tern
' "rni I funis, itpoi, authority grunted
l-t cougress.
"If these two important measure.
an be accomplished bv Scire! an
I. line's tisil," concluded Mr Wood.
'lien the Hawaiian will luite
lioincstcn, where he an raise his t
i h-
sea it ill be open in Im,
't'li his lisli. thus 11, u U , . 1 . I .
sii,p,.i 1 1 ng and ameliorating In- , ,.,
1 , 1 1 11 g i nn 1 1 1 ' '
w. a. s.
I WASHINGTON, .I,,,,,. i , A..
cl Picss Taking over bv the g.n. n
j uieul of all of the wireless plant.
1 rbe I'nited .States and the taking of
j the properties of .the updating cm
I panics is proposed in a bill win. h uas
testeidin introduced by Seiint,,i 1-1,1
her of Florida
LlJUNS forced
Heavy Bombardment of "French
Lines On Southern Side of
Amiens Salient May Forecast
Fresh Effort There
Allies Everywhere Regain Ground
, Along Marne Front With Ger
man Counters Bloodily Repuls
ed At Number of Points
NI'.W YORK. June (Asso
ciated l'rfil Wlill.
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nt to Uitract at-
. leilt Ii ill I non the Lnniin li.-,..
tr.wm m, ,.,,,.,.., .t i
and W'oevre fronts.
A drive renewed between Mi.li.l;..
I '"' 'N""ns would be in the nature of
conliniintion of the ueneri,! buttl.t
which b :i . I been raifinu intermittent lv
, a" "'e ttny from Yores tn Rhelm. h
drite being a wider effort toi
"queeze oni the Soissons salient. An
)(r,'nsite m the W'oevre, however
I would be a detached effort, nlthnntrh
,m l...nl. ... ,, ... .
a break there would open fh road to
a valuable terrain.
The Allied high command is waiting
calmly for the development of what
ever plans the Germans may have un-
der way
Backing the Hubs Ud
The Huns aloug the Marne front are
being gradually backed up, losing heav
ily in their efforts to hold the posi
tions they waded through blood to
gain. While the Americans and French
are attacking almost without a rest
on the tip of the salient, nprthwest
of Chnteau..ThieTry, the: Britiak are
keeping up a constant offensive along
side, from the Marne to Rheims. North
of the scenes of the recent Fraaeo-
meriean victories the Allied acti
ities are spreading almost to 80S aeons
and everywhere the Allies are gnin
in ground.
Tho advance of the American Ma
rines near Chateau Thierry is not w
rupid now as In Uieir ' initial attacks,
but they are still progressing.
French Heaylly Engaged
The French made new progress en
this front throughout Friday night, at
tacking between the Marne and the
Oureq and pushing through the village
of Chezy-cn-Orxois to its eastern out
skirts and. farther north, reaching the
western edge of the village of Dam
mard. Hojtvy Oerman counters were
launched by the Germans at both these
points during yesterday afternoon,
but the French guns smashed the at
tacks before they reached the new
French lines. the'Oermans suffering se
nous losses and breaking. Earlier vio
lent, attucks were made by the (ier
mans against the American positions
1 mil Houresches south to Iu Thlolet,
and these were also repulsed with
heaty (ierinau losses.
The Hritish have been keeping tip a
constnnt series of raids against the
(''minus on the east side of the Marne
salient, with almost universal success
while London reports raiding activ
ities on the northern l
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western front, which yielded a num
ber of prisoners.
Inst night's despatches from Gen
''a I Haig state that south of Arras
Ihe Herman trenches were raided at
a number of points and casualties In
flicted, while the French have carried
out a minor operation successfully east
of Dickcnbiisch Forest, in the Arincn
tieres salient. In this the Flench took
forty set en prisoners.
Herlin. in its otHcinl wireless des
patches, enters the day's r.oerations
by announcing that the Allies made
some iiniinpiirlant gains in the region
of Cl.n'erii Thierry and attempted a
number of counters on the Oisne front.
Aviators Busy
The aviators hate been plaving their
usual prominent port iu the recent
Ji.'hting. London retorts that in the
nir operations. in which the Hiitish
were on the offensive over the Oermiin
I lines, the eneniv lost nineteen machine
I i-hot down, whije the Hritish during
j the dav lost three.
I There has been some few clashes on
tlie Italian line, mostly patrol actions
of 1, nlv local im porta nee, while the
Miles are generally active along th
Macedonian lines.
Healing before the I'nited States
('.iiiinissioiier has been united by ,),,
.Hi'teilho. the I'oi t iigiies.. tnicl, driver
ol the (iiotc Knnch 011 Maui, who is
.-haige.l with a violation of the Lspioii
age Act, when he is alleged to hate
loll a national guai dsmiin the (ierm.iiis
'o"!'l 111 1 c mince meet of him Mani
1 1 lends of the defendant hate retain. I
Ml"""" I. H. I.ightfoot to !!" .ent
liini Hoteilho's bond was 1 1 m- 1 m
4"00(l b Commissioner fleoige Curl'.,
"Inch he Ilia I, age, I to fllunsli t cs fl
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