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Foe Gains Foothold At One
Point On Piave But Can
not Advance
W.V KINGTON', June 19 (Associated Press (Austria's giant
human pincers are unable to close upon, the Italians as they
.lid last October in spite of the desperate elTorts ot the Austrian
cc .i .inanders who yesterday hurled half as many more men into
the i;rcat combat in Northern Italy as have been hitherto employed.
The French. I'.ritish and Italian troops have stalled the upper jaw
of the pincers in the Venetian Alps and all of the power of the Aus
tiians is unable to move it. Along the upper I'iave front the Aus
irians have gained a footing but no moe and along the lower reaches
..f the river the Italians are also holding them splendidly.
In the Alps the foe has been unable to make any advance since
ihe initial advance and the terrain that fell before its first mighty
'low has been regained by the Allies. Their losses are reported to
' enormous and it is reported they Jiave thrown thirty-two new
divisions into the onslaught, thus bringing the total up to ninety-
wo army divisions numbering in all a million men or more.
vThe Allies are successfully resisting at all points and are cottn
vr attacking vigorously and with splendid results, said the Italian
nfiicial report issued last night. "The Austrians arc resisting our
.ottnters desperately but at points have been compelled to give
'round. Much of the fighting is at close quarters and a battle field
f more tlian one hundred miles in length is drenched with blood.
The Italian command feels that the first onrush of the Austrian
hordes has been effectually blocked but realizes that the final vie-
ory has not yet been achieved and that the Austrians will' renew
their efforts, probably throwing the weight of still greater num
bers of legions against us. Each day the conflict is lecoi"'nq- more
Enemy repulses and successful counters by the Krencli forces
ii Italy are told in a llavas despatch which was received in Paris
'.ite last night. On the French front the Austrians opened the day
with a bombardment of intense violence and this w;is followed by
troii attacks of massed troops. Here, as everywhere on the Asiago
front, the attacks were repulsed. With the repulse of the foe the
Mlies countered heavily upon them, accelerating the retreat and
nking prisoners as well as important war materials. In this fight
ing the enemy losses were immense as can be judged from the fact
that before the position of one French regiment there lie the bodies
of more than six hundred slain Austrians.
bringing in thirty-two more army divisions, using every avail
tide gun and with a vast flock of air craft to assist, using three
I'rmies in all against the long Italian front, the Austriatjs exerted
their greatest efforts to get their pincer movement underway yes
ii'rd.ty. The fighting became more intense than on any of the pre
vious days of the attempted offensive. Generally the Austrian
ilorts were fruitless and they' were hurled back, only to return over
i he corpses of their own dead and to be again repulsed. After the
assaults in the Asiago and the mountain sectors had been shattered
ud after the successful counters against the foe, the fighting on the
eft Hank of the Italian front slackened but on the right flank, alon.g
the I'iave River it gained an even greater intensity.
lietwccn the Conegliano railroad and Zenson bend on the Piave
River the Austrians, under heavy Italian fire have succeeded in
throwing across the river, within a distance of a mile and a half,
loiirti'cn bridges and have gained a foothold on the Western bank
of the river. Hut there their efforts to force away through to the
Venetian Plains have been stopped and they are held tinder the
rrritii- fire of the Italian batteries, .suffering enormous losses and,
thus far. unable to proceed further. Here is the only Hitit where
the olTensixe, now entering on its fifth day, has gained any nieas
: r.iMe advantage.
Vienna reports late yesterday afternoon claimed the capture of
.U,'X) prisoners and 120 guns.
As against this is to be reckoned the definite knowledge that
'lie Austrians have themselves lost thousands of prisoners, many
i-Mtts ami their casualty list is far in excess of that of the Allies
. ho are fighting from superior positions and in the mountain sre
'rs Irom the higher ground.
Italian Ambassador Celere called at the war department offices
vesterdav and spent a long time in conversation with Secretary
P.aker. W hen the talk was concluded neither of them would issue
. nv statement but it is understood that their prolonged conference
elated chiefly to the recent proposals that American forces shall
i sent to Italy as well as to the French front.
WASHINGTON, .Tune 1(1 ( Associa
tt'il I'ii'nsi Two Auiuricuu soldiers
who liuvc Neon service in Frunee und
veie convicted by court martial of
sleeping on post nnd were sentenced to
be shot Iiiim' been iven unconditional
pardon by the President who believes
lie li'SMiii t!it v htivc hud will be a sul
ol:iiy one and uinke good soldiers of
In i'n ii t i u those inn onditionnl par
dons Wilson suid lliut lie expected tho
pnnloiis would net upon these men as
i hn I lenges to devoted duty in the fu
t in e.
W. I. s.
MOSCOW, Kiissia, .(line It (Associated
I'ressi ( delayed) , Thtf ('.echo Slo nks
opposing the Holsheviki government
have seviTcd-Hiiinii'ii.'ations nlonu the
Siberia railway, also the river Volga,
uceording lo reports in the Nijiovogrod.
WASHINGTON, dune ( Assoc iu
ted Press) -('barges that Major (iener
ul Itiriiitt of the Mariues cuuducted a
iiiinpuigii for the creation of a higher
rani, iu the expectation that it would
come to li i in resulted in the dcfejit of
Me proposal to confer the rank of
lieutenant geueral upon the commander
o' the Marine Corps. The seuute had
already pussed the measure but the
house ninenileil it and instead creates
two inaior geucrulsliiis.
'oii' ies iiien asserted that (ieneral
Harnett started the campaign for the
amendment ami thus they brought
about its defeat.
8 8
No en I of misery and actual suffer
uiii is caused by disorders of the stom
ach end liver, an I iiiny be uvoidid by
the use of Chanilierlni a 's Tablets, (int
On'in a trial. For sale by all deulers
Meiison, Smith & Co., Ltd., agents foi
Hawaii. - A !vt.
rink:- i- r r-i i
riymiiiy m ridnue anu nanuers 3
Consists Chiefly of Raids
and Artillery Duels
NEW YORK, Juno 19 ((Associated
Pqa)- aina by; the British iB Flan- 1
Jft nd 0ft.(nt(i of the French, all
in. enKgenitit!4 which wore largely
local in their nature nnil more in the
nature of exteniivo ruiilii than general
engagement, with i.itenne artillery
Are in tome t-eors of the Weitern front
were reported in the official report!
from the thonter that ragod and flamed
with battle only InM week but where
there ia now a lull that ia only tem
porary. The ritiiH were In consider
able: force nnd some prisoner were
To the eouth of Valxery the French
made onie nuina yenlerduy, advancing
and improving 1 lie i r positions, said a
cabin from l'nrin. There a number of
prisoner were taken. In other local
operation a hundred prisoners were
General Hnig reported that .he Brit
ish conducted successful raids to the
north of Lens and south of Hulloch.
Merlin made no cluims of gain in,ita
night official report which mentioned
a? considerable increase in the intensity
Of the artillery firn of the Allie in
Flanders, aloni; the Lys, and between
Arras and Albert. , To the southwest of
Albeit, it nssritor, an attack wai re
pulsed but it admitted "partinl enemy
advance north of the Aisne". To the
northwest of Cliateiiu Thierry it claim
ed nttacKs were repulsed.
" Kighty' thiiiiannd Hermans were
killed, wounded and tnKen prisoners in
ihe offensive on the Montdidier Nnyon
line," declared Andre T.ndi.Mi, noted
niircnliKt and MtsiteKinnn. u Ins return
from a visit to the front.
. w. i. .
Manufaclur rs Are
Fleeced In
Giant Conspiracies
Agsnts Purported To Secure Gov
ernment Contracts Through
Influence Four Arresfed and
MorT Will Be Caught In Net
WASHINGTON, June IS (Official)
Activities of certain agent in e
curing contract for manufacturers
from whom they illegally exacted fees
For (i,.,;- ...r oru )..., ; n.,i;.i.i '
bv L.overnmeut officials. Already there I
lave been four arrests made here.
Nome of the bidders reported to the
government, that they had been de
ceived by1 liepreientation ,of apentt
that suj'h agents' eould exert valuable
influence in the securing of contract
and had mode payment for such serv
ices. No Collusion Been
No evidence of any collusion between j
the ageut and nnv government ofricinls
has been disclosed by the investigation
so far us it ha proceeded but a thor
ough inquiry ia promised.
The attorney general's offico describes
the affair as efforts on the part of 111-
dividuals, representing themselves as
agents to secure contingent fees or
commissions through agreements made
with manufacturer and secured through
tin cats Mid claim of influence.
This statement adds tlfat "the gov
ernment is being aided in the investi
gation by loyal and patriotic manu
facturer who volunteered much valu
iblc information."
Many Letters BeUM
Several thousand letter nnd docu
ments containing proofs of an elabor
aU system of obtaining government
contracts on an illegal contingent fee
' -; iisvo been eollorted as tho result
of raids by department of justice agent.
l ue commissions received ranged
from live to twenty percent and the
totnl will probably be several million.
Mtorney (ieneral Gregory proposes that
hereafter contracts will be signed
pledging the manufacturer not to em
ploy a third party in negotiations with
the government.
'- w. a. a
KANT A MONICA. California, June
4 The genial sunshine of June's first
Sunday served to give a unitjue biith
ing accessory it premiere on the sands
of Pullsudes bench.
"Cover Me" is the name iven it
The thing was arranged writh a view
to enable surf bathers to reach th
beach without violating the city or
ill mi uce compelling the wearing ol
bath robes to cover whatever iinKed
ness modish bathing suits might not
quite conceal.
w. a. a.
Next Liberty Bonds
To Bear Same
Interest As the Last
WASHINGTON, June 18 (Offi
cial) Liberty Bond of the next ia
sua will bear the aajna lntereat as
those of the laat. There 1 no
thought In the mind f goyernment
official to lncreaaa th Interest rate
Secretary of Treasury McAdoo so
In a statement issued by the Sec
retary he aald: "Published report
in soma of the newspapers of the
I country to the effect that the fourth
lssua- of Liberty Bond will bear In
terest at the rata of four and a half
percent ara without foundation
There la no thought of paying a rate
of interest higher than four and a
quarter percent."
5 Frank Alvan Ibsraer,
uauu buiiege, ueau
MER. formerly president
of Oa.hu College, news of whose
doth in Amherst, Massachu-
setts, on May 28, has just been j
received here. j
" I
Was Resident of Massachusetts
Since Retirement From Prcsi
dencyof Punahou School Many
. Years Ago
rrrnk Alvnn HoMiier, former presi
dent of Onhu College, n resident of
Massachusetts since hi retirement from
the I'unahou felw.ol ninny years ago,
died suddenly nt his home in Amherst,
on May 2S, oT ii .erelirn! hemraorhuge.
Tho news of his death was received
here yesterday by W. R. Cnstle, an old
friend of Mr. Homim r. His death was
attributed in part to his active work
io connection with the Ked Cros cam
paign. At the time of l'rofessor Hos
mer'a death he was sixty four year of
age. He was formerly principal of the
(irent Harrington High School, auper
intrndent of public schools, and editor
o the lrkshire Courier.
ilosmer van bom in Woburn.
Mass., plgvember II. .r;!. the eon of
Alv.iu and Octaviu Honmer. in 1K75 he
wns graduated from Amherst College
iiud in 1878 completed a post graduate
course at that college.
In 1H79 he was mile, I to Great Bar
ringtou to become principal of the high
school and superintendeu t of public
f,, ,'00,H- Aal poition which he held
until 1H8S. From Vi8 to 1S!0 he was
editor of the Berkshire Courier in Great
Barrington. He also published a his
tory ut that town.
In 1S90 Professor Hoamer came to
Honolulu to be president of Oahu Col
lege aud re ma mod hero until ulnnit
1!00. In addition to his early duties
s college president, he took a prom-
choleFn ontbrenk here in IHUfi nnd of
the plague outbreak in Hi)X 11100. Dtir
ing the revolution which resultod in the
overthrow of the monarchy Professor
Hosmer sided with the Americans.
Mr. Hosmer returned to Amherst in
110. In 1!01 he visited Great Britain
and France with Mrs. Hosmer to voni
he was married in 1878. lie had re
cently completed a term of seven years
as trustee of the Massachusetts Agri
cultural College and Imd been reap
pointed by (iovernor McCall. In P.'iiH
and 1!X!) Mr. Hosmer represented the
third Hampshire district in the le.'is
btture. He was secretary of the repub
lican town committee, a member of the
seen ul congressional district republican
committee and was often a delegate
to the rci ublienn state convention. He
t'lso In Id various town offices in Am
heist, ami was prominent in the Mason
ii: order and other organizations.
Besides his vrtdow ho leaves a sister,
Miss Marion T. llnsmtvr of Medford.
w. a. a -
American Submarine Is Said To
Have Turned Trick Second
Er.emy Is Thought Hit
AN ATLANTIC POKT, June Is -(Associated
I'ressl Ait American sub
marine, operating i ff the Virginia roast,
has torpedoed a German l' boat und des
troyed the craft and its crew, accord
ing to the news brought here by the
passengers arriving on an A niiTU'aii
It is also reported that the gun crew
of an American steamer hud an engage
ment witb a German submarine off the
Virginia capes, the steamer being mi
sea'iheil, while the gunners either sunk
or disabled the diver.
WAI KLSHA. Wisconsin. June )K
Associated l'ress) Grace l.usk, the
school temher who was convicted ot'
the murder of the wife of the man e ith
whom she w as enamored has been found,
When examined by u board of export
physicians on mauia, to be sane. I'p
on the return of the finding the court
sentenced her to serve eighteen years
iu the penitentiary.
Insanity whs one of the defen-.es
advanced by the counsel foi Miss l.ii.-k
on the tiuil. When convicted she c rent
ed a scene w'lich wooM lme Lie. n e
i0f:'d from a hriitLc..
Patrol Engagements Frequent
and One From Enemy Force
Almost Exterminated
WASHINGTON, .Tune lK-Associat J
c.l I'ressl- (in the Marne the Anierirnn
forces ri.iiN,., several niglit attacks 1
by Oeruian put nils on Momlny night j
and before .Inwn yesterday, inflicting
ronsiileniblc losses and in one instance'
p ni'tically nnnihilnting the enemy pa
Cable ib'sp nti'lies received yes
terday told of rei-ent American suc
cesses in seerul of the sectors of the
Western Front. In the recent attacks
on the American trem hes at Xivray in
..e Toul si'i-tor tin- enemy losses have
nu n found lo bo more than '00. Sev
enty bodies were found. The Ameri
:m ii sues were nun Ii smnller und were
. . nfned chiefly to ihose engaged in
l xhting the enemy contingent which
feaehe.i the village iin.l of that contin
gent the A rnerii iins permitted very few
lo escape.
One American was captured. Near
t!ie foes' trench, however, he drew a
pistol ii ud compelled Ins captor to march
duck with him to the American line.
General Pershing reports that an Am
erican pntrnl crossed the Murne. Hn
also reports patrol activity in Picardy.
Lorraine and Voes sectors.
The rasi.alty list reported yesterday
-ontuins the nanus of ten killed in ac
tion, two who died of wounds, one by
.lirplnne nieident, one of di sense, one
.f iiecidcnt otherwise, thirty-three sev
erely and one slightly wounded.
The mnvi in s' losses are heavier. Their
usualties reported today are 45 killed
in action, tw enty s. en who died of
woTinds. thirty one severely wounAed.
Kighty four American soldiers, hith
erto reported as missing, are now re
corded as prisoners of the Germans.
K. .
Splash Will Reich
German Shores
Independence Dny
Shipbuilding Program Gains
Speed and First Half of June
Shows Splendid Gain But July
Wi.l Excel Any Ever Known
WASHINGTON. Jinit 1H (Official)
-High speed production of ships dur
nig tni tsrat unit or tins mouth is
reportetl by the I'nited States shi
,,ing board iu telling of tho nation's
output for the first two weeks in Jane
Sixteen steel ships of a totnl of .
1H- tonnage, an average of almost
5000 toiiB each, were delivered to the
I'nited States by the builders in thai
two week period. Of this 4S.700 torn
were delivered ly Pacilic Const yards
nnd 2(i,.'i(a from those on the ii'-eat
Lakes, while 17 100 came from At inn
tin Const plants.
Rem xikable Speed
Ten of the fastest built of these
tei'! ships were ready for delivery ;n
an average time of HH.il davs
The usual time before the war foi
the construction of such ships wn.
twelve months.
Ke ports to the shipping lioa'd in
dicate that at least sixty three ships
a ill bo launched on the Pouith of Inly
in response to the requests of t'l.irles
M". Schwab to speed up work so that
the anniversary of the nation ' i-id-'
oeiideiiep may be thus memorably tele
brated by "a big splash" the sound
of which in-iv even reach the cars ot
he kaiser. The Atlantic, P.icili". I.ak""
ind Golf shipyards ure all to .oi tnb
ante to this result although . uly c
Miiai! proportion of the eonntrv'- 117
-hipyards will have vessels .it the
exact stage at which they will be
-eady to leave the ways for the water.
Will Meet Heads
In San Francisco the luavor lia--named
a committee to welcome s, hwiib
ind Painbridgo Colby when they nr
ive for the launching of marly 10(1.
'0 tons of shipping on the Fourth
in o'e shipyard where no.Oiio men arc
employed in the coustrrft-t ion of steel
The company which is engaged most
extensively in the building of concrete
shios has contracted with a second
Pacific Coast city for a concrete plant
to employ 1000 men nt the outset Two
new companies were orcanied this
week to build concrete ships
In nn Atlantic Const shipvard a
fi-lfiO tori steel ship was Innni hed in
forty davs from the laving of the
1 l'.
Ctiarlos M
i in" heard
build shifts
Sell wuh, bend of ll
has asked the nn
i neessiintlv. " I I
sh i n
Peered and promised to do so.
a st Appropriation
Mn-e than n billion and three ipinr
t i-s dellnrs for shii build. ug is in
1 1 1 in the sundry civil I. ill which
h"s been passed ii Tin ii i m ii ii I v by the
-i' of representntives.
'I l is meni'llT carries toi.-il afipro
'. ;""s f.,r If J .ft 1 r Olio (Hill ,,f l,i, h
- I Ti'.l 701 (Ifin i fr the bull. ling ..'
''Ms i'.U (KIU.IKIII is for the President '-eme'-eency
fund and $7 .'(Ki.ihui for Ihe
fond ml niin ist i a t inn It nrrie.- itt.
i M Mt.mtO for the fuel ad in i ui-t i : t ion n
well The measure now goes to the
w. s. a.
WASHINGTON, .lune Is (OHicinl
A suli committee of the Imu-e nnlii ir
committee has. approved the I .11 l
eiiipowers the I'resiileut to call all u
"f military draft H(e pioi.iii( "
that there be accommodations for tl
triuniny and neeesury eipiipnu nt.
mm m
Are To Go On Philippine Run But
Will Stop Here Which May
''Help Coi Storage Situation
Hprnnse In
to be II t i
after t'ici'- .
waii trniV h
'Innnii sn.l t.nrline are
li I'liilijipine sern'
lilviu-il from the lln
tin- liiiinir board, loll
with cnlN ii II
voyng''. tin1 N'
' ii 1 o on the on t u a r il
nriv still be alili'
to get s..nie .nil r:ue goods, thinks
John !rev. he ul of ihe shipping de
partment ..f r.i.tle 4 Cooke.
Confirmation ..f the report that the
two steamers :ire to be wilulrnwn wai
received l. tie- I'astli. 4 Cooke agencv
yesterdnv in a caldegrnm from the
Matson Mia Li .i in-1 ii ,, oilier, which add
eil the i n f ..i in it inn tiirit the Mnnoa wau
to carry pMs-eners on her first voyage
to the Philippines, and that she would
fall at Hoiiolh'u on the outwnrd voyage.
Shipping men are wandering w hut
steamers are to he called into use be
tween here and San Francisco to tow
in some of the new vessels which are
belli)? launched, alter they have some
accident mi their maiden voyages. In
the past mx months the Mnnoa and
I.urline have res. nod five or six help
less vcs.'.i N in the Pacific anil towed
them into Honolulu.
One local shipping man facetiously
s.i v s
"In view of the experience with new
ships reci ntlv 1 believe the Million ami
Lurline would be kept busy as towing
vessels after the twenty-one new wood
en stcnmeis are placed nn the Island
run. "
w. . a.
Another tiopliv of the aerial flight to
his island from Oahu by Major Clark
ind Ser-reiet Grnv was picked up bv
'untenant Wilson and Serjeant Grnv
who have been lure investigating the
e : v fl'ii ii ol' thr wrecked plnne, sav
l e li'" l o t Herald This ln.-t flnoVii
I letter, a i lie se t to Mr. R. T. Mows
raimgcr o ihe Heliumsn Carriage Coin
einy of 1 i l, by S S. Steinhaiiser, vice
'resilient ol the sniniit and Hteinhniltei
-oinpany in Honolulu, and "Iutrodue
tig 8ergi. Robert (iray, via Rpecinl
Vernpbine Mail".
The enelopc which bore this super
uription was found when Sergeant
Trey turned the machine over to see if
t was renMy worth saving It was
ill stained by the rain, bnt the writiU'.
was perfectly clear, and the letter it
rlf was found intact, ft roads: "This
will introduce to you Mr. Robert Grav
I sergeant in the V. S. Signal (torps
sixth Aero Mouadron. I'. S. A. You wil'
Ind him a mighty ub'e scout, and nnv
ourtesy exteinled him will be duly
uppreciated ' '.
Mr. Moses says he's uoi to keep
'his letter until a daily aerial rim i 1
route is established between Honolulu
ind 11 i lo.
w. a. a.
WASHINGTON. June Id Associat
d P'ess) No immediate need of in
renting the limits of the ;r,'es of those
to be rbgiitered and drawn under the
Selective Draft Law is seen bv the
war d"oHrtmenf This n n noiiucrniritt
"lis authorized by Scre'-irv of War
linker vesterdav. He addi I that the
-vnr department will not oppose such
action if congress decides to either
n ".e the aye above thirtv one. lower
it below twentv one or both.
w. a. a.
Gl'AYyi'IL, Kcuador. .lune H I Of
l:eial i Submarines which were built
ii the I'nited States tor a South
American government have arrixed.
Thete left a United Htutes port about
three weeks ago.
Does Sleep Fail
to Refresh You ?
1 - - -s. rT firry Pvivr
1 Kidney tiouldes aie vcr i oiuinou in
or coiintiy, partly because of the
m.ricun habit of uiuKing a continued
- h of either Roik or
or plen-ut.- It
t'cinll t"e kid
1,'i.es the syteiu. espuc
i" vs. no time lo recover. When the
kidneys are weuk you an likely to feel
iill tired out and uctvous, an I to -lifer
luicUachf, heailaclie, diz.v sp. Ms, l.a'p.
Iirtiiie; pjins and uriiui'i irrei;o
larities. The kidnev- nee I 'i.'lp 1st
Dunn's h.ickache Kidney I'll-. Tl.eu
-an Is recomiiiend them for ju.-t suc'i
l n. nliles
'When Your Hack i I nine Keuieiu
ber the Nume. " ( Doi 't -ini. a-k to
il l.iilnev remedy- ask li-tinctly foi
I i.ui n 's Maek-iche Kidnev I'll I- and I n ke
V thell (loan's 1 1 It' I :o he Kl'ilev
I, Cill are sold bv all dr.'i;-i-ls and -t...e
n keepeis, or n ill lie liuiili.l o:i receip' ot
I'Mce by Ihe Ilullntei I'ri, Co, or
I Iteusell Smitll; I'll., ll'-enls f , . r till
Ilinimiuu IUii0
ias. ( Ad i rt lenient
m -mr mm mm m m m -mw m .1
Success Lies With Reserves and ,
United States Is Chief Source V
of Supply For Troops. House of - V
Commons Told v .:.
Confidence In This Country ?
Shown By Balfour When He '
Says Reorganizing Railways of '
Russia Best In Our Hands , ; '
LON DON'. June 19 (Associa- "
ted l'rcss) - ri)ti the United
States, t liiellv, depends the UC
ress of the Allies in the battle tot
Frame. o said Honar Law, the
chain ellnr, in a speech before the
house of commons today arid ha.,
it.dicated his confidence that the
forces froin the preat American ,
repnlilic could be depended upon
do their part in stemming the V.
tide ami timiini; it back once '
more. ' r,
"The final results of the battle
n I' ranee depend upon our re- - '.
serv es, said the chancellor, "and r
tnerica is our main- source of
supply. America is notcomih3
into the war now, she Is in. Her
forces are cotninp overseas now
v. ith a speed and in numbers, lhat
i'lv a few months ago it seemed '
impossible to reach and which "
Germany never contemplated as
even within the ratine of possibil
ity." Continuing the chancellor
said : . w
"Three months of fighting on .
the western front have failed in
the attempts of theetjemyjtb'gairi
one strategic point- ; .'i -
"Three days of the Austrian of
fensive have failed to secure, the ,
objects the Austrian generals
hoped for on the first day,. !v !
1 fe stated to the house of com
mons that for the first time,
ship construction is exceeding the
tonnage lost by enemy submarine
.iterations. He says that there is
sufficient transportation for the '
American troops. , :
Further indications- of 'how
Great Britain and the United '
States are cooperating in w6rld 1
affairs and of the confidence , ,
which this country feels. in her
ally, was voiced in the house of
commons by Dalfour when , he ;
spoke in reference to Great Bri- .
tain participating withthe United
States in the reconstruction of the '
railroads of Russia. He Said that
Great Britain vas ready 'to parti-
cipate but he thought it was far
better to leave this matter mainly .
in American hands.
the chancellor introduced a
vote for a credit of half a billion
pounds. ,- '
"The exjieiiditures daily for the :
.tirrent financial quarter ar'6,- V
V,XlQ ix.unds," he said. 1 - '
w. a. a. . -;.S; :
I.I.VtHII.N, Nebraska, June 19 A
soeiated Press) None but enthusiastic
Americans are wanted ou the faculty r
of Nebraska I'niversity. Half heat
edness will not suftire.
The board of regents of the UnivffVi
sity last evening demanded the resigna
tions of three professors. TUer were
-...i i- .. . ,t
jicMiiism" by the Council of Defttnsa . '
Hiid were i;iven hearings. Wliilo notll
i inn developed to indicate pro German- ,
1 ism, the hearings developed the fact '
that none of tho three was eathuslas-,(11-
in support of the (,'uvernmeiit, la itt
war conduct.
ST. l'AI'l., .lune 10 -( Asociate4 :
I'ress. (loveinur HuriiulHt, regular
Kepiibliean is f;,r sheml of his noli-.
I'artinui League rival I.endbur in
ti e race lor the Hepuldieaa noining- .
tion for governor. Latest figures give
him a lead of 50,00d. , '

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