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W1TfUBtriMfl'!TOP th ',ains o(
Italy and utterly routed along the Piave
River, no sigrof immediate resumption "f the
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German totfcnsive oil the Western front and the
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Allies there consolidating some recent gains, last
week closed with fighting on these wo fronts, so
far as infantry engagements were rexrted. less in
evidence than for weelfji hast. It may he that the
Austrian defeat has been such as,, t; completely
disarrange the plans of the Central Towers.
The week which ended'June 22 saw the Austrian
offensive along the Piave River in collapse and the
opening of last week saw the culmination of the
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. iMiidii'-c ioiu ruui, rf. vcriuiuic uimmci tnu kmc oi
the worst disasters that any belligerent has suf
fered during the course of the war. Assisted by
the floods which caught the Austrian invaders and
separated them from the main Austrian forces and
their bases of supplies, thousands upon thousands
of Austrians surrendered and thousands upon
thousands more were killed. Premier Wekerle of
T i J .l t 11 AAf '
Hungary nas.aamiuea losses oi i.uvr; prisoners,
about one fourth 'of the number that the Italians
claim to have taken, and casualties of 100.000,
about half of the Allies' claims.
It had been fully expected that a new phase
in the German offensive would open last week
tvnt mi the rriiitrafv thp rhief militarv iirtivitips
have been conducted by the Allies. These con
sisted nf well timed, simultaneous attacks ltnnn
two important enemy positions,
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.one ny me irmsn ana one oy ine rrencn. i ne
British struck to anticipate any move against the
, Channel Ports, taking terrain from which an enemy
thrust might well have : been directed. France
f truck as protection against an enemy thrust at
"Paris. The French gained their every objective
and secured positions eminently suited for an
enemy ;rove against the rrencn capital. Since
then the official reports show little fighting other
than heavy artillery fire and minor local engage
ments. So far as the Americans are concerned. General
, March, chief of staff, reports that in all sectors the
fighting was almost entirely of a local character.
, In Italy there are reports of an increase in bar-
, race in the mountain sectors which fives rise to
' the surmise that the Austrians may yet try to re-
-. uccin xneir ueicat . uy a new onensive uirecxeu
against some 'of the mountain salients. .
:' . la general the situation appears to be more
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favorable to the Allies than for
though there is still the expectation of serious
times on the Western front. Germany's reserves 1 cr,t's- PKing p.anis. puip ana paper nuns.
are by no means exhausted and the Germans have
reason to exert their greatest efforts now, for le
lay can gain them nothing.
Not the least encouraging phase of the situa
tion is the rapid arrival of American forces and
their speedy preparation for actual service. During
the month of June the British losses, on all fronts,
were more than 120,000. While the French losses
have not been announced it is probable they were
about as great. German losses may be assumed
to have been at least as large, probably much
larger, than the combined British and French.
But the Americans are going overseas fast ami
in two weeks of the thirty dav.s in this month there
deoarted from United States twirts 250.000 fitrhtiiu'
men, enough to make up for the
flu nntiuh anit T-"r-n f-1 Tl-mn
cf the Allied forces is not
strengthened during the month of May, probably
by about 200,000 men. Meantime Germany is
weakened by at least a quarter of a million, a gain
for the Allies uf, say, 400i000 men.
German high officials recognize the changing
aspect. Strike as they will, they are no longer
able to prevent the growth of the Allies' man power
nd if they are to win they must do so speedily or
not at all. And not only do the war leaders recog
, nize this, the Socialists in the reichstag are aware
of conditions and ridicule the war party because
of the failure of their promise that submarines
would prevent the lauding of American troops in
important numbers and would prevent the ration
ing of such of them as had arrived.
What the effect of von Kuehlmann's admission
that the war must go over another year will be on
the masses of Germany remains to be determined.
While his admissions were at first thought to be
n serious fau-x pas and while the kaiser was re-!
ported to be "furious," there is a feeling in'Uritain j
that perhaps his words were a part of a deliberate i
plan, an effect to stir hopes of peace in the minds
of the pacifists and war wearied, in the United
Kingdom and in France.
Arrival of the first American units in Italy was
announced during" tha week. These w ere largely
medical or sanitary forces but couibat troops are
to follow. This exjeditjon does not give promise
of being very, large, at. tfy time, but it is important
for the mural 4-ffect which it will have. It is de
signed, much as anything, to inspire faith and
confideii' e in the Italians, as an outward inanifes
tation to the people of Italy that they are not
friendless and the United States is ready to assist
in other ways than supplying food and nioiuv .
There now exists every reason
early resumption of the German offensive, tier ,
many is gaining nothing, so far as is apparent. I
from delay, but is losing proportionately as Aim r
leans arrive and are trained. That the training i-
rapid is shown by the announcement of the arrival
in Pershing's command of five divisions who have
been trained with the British. Thus there are
JULY 2, 1918.
likely to be some anxious days- in the next few
months ami in the face of them iheAllies are
grimly confident of winning the ultimate success.
w. s. t.
WW Bear Watching
MORF. and more frequently of late appear
mentions of the Nonpartisan League and its
plans, r.cvoixl the fact that, its leaders are said
to be inclined toward pro-Germanism compara
tively little is know n of it outside of a dozen North
western state-; but so rapid has been its growth
and ro aggressive arc its jmliticat methods that it
will bear watching anil warrants a careful study
of its plans and purposes.
The Farmer' Nonpartisan League js a new
granger political party of distinctly socialistic pro
clivities that has sprung up in the Northwest.
North Dakota appears to be its birthplace and
there it has swept the older parties out of office
and grabbed almost everything i sight that per
tains to governmental affairs. From the Dakota
ranges it has spread across the Red River of the
North into Minnesota and has turned that state
into a twilling, seething political caldron.
In three years the Farmers' Nonpartisan league
has enrolled 200.000 members in the states of the
upper Mississippi valley. It has captured abso
lute control of .Vrirtli Dakota from the supreme
bench down through the statehouse to the agricul
tural college, with the exception of a few holdover
senators 'who are slated for the shelf next fall,
It is fullv organized for a fight next November
in five states Minnesota. Montana, Idaho, and
the two Dakotas In eight other states, Wiscon
sin, Iowa, Kansa. Nebraska, Colorado, Washing
ton, Texas, ami )klahoma, agents are skipping
about in "flivvers" enrolling the farmers for 1920.
Thus by the time the next presidential election
rolls around the league expects to be strongly in
trenched in thirteen states and to walk from the
widely separated,
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I polls w ith the 'World's bread basket" region liook-
ed over its left arm. So far it has done no organ
izing east of the Mississippi river, but Illinois, In
diana. Ohio and Michigan are on its line of march,
extended, and it it continues to spread with the
amazing rapidity it has shown in the northwest
the league plans eventually to invade the east and
the south and to expand itself throughout rural
America. This fall it expects to elect ten or a
dozen league candidates to congress. Its predic
tions for PJ20 might well fall under the blue sky
rr i - .
':.w no limit.
The avowed purpose of the Nonpartisan league
is to establish "an ecfuitaulsysteni of jrtarketing"
for the farmer. Hack ot it is a communistic pro
gram for state ownership of mills, elevators, cream-
, i -I, .
many weeks al
Lind hanks and
other taxation changes, and cooperative stores.
In essence it is
I minus whiskers
'hing that was lacking in the days of the Pops and
the Farmers' alliance an ample war chest.
A fund of some $1,250,000 a year represents the
sinews of war. Each of the 200.000 fa rmer mem
bers has gone into his jeans for Slh. either in cold
cash, in notes, or in time checks. The Sid pays
up his dues for two years--Sid an election is the
basis and the spending of the money is absolute
ly under the control of A. I'. Townley, founder and
manager of the league, and his associates. The
organizers on the road get S4 or $4.40 for each $16
combined losses j "'euil.ersh.p lined
tVn m 'i n t n . ,r ' C 1 1 1 S .
weakened tait is!
The lovalt issue has been raised and the league
is under attack from many quarters. It is difficult
with the primary fight at Mazing heat to gather
how f;ir the anti-loyalty attacks upon the league
are involved with politics. Here and there or
ganizers and officials of the league have been ar
rested and indicted and in some cases couvicted on
charges of disloyalty and of spreading doctrines
hostile to the military and naval policy of the
United States. Townley himself, and Joseph Gil
bert, a state organizer, are under indictment in
Martin and Jackson counties. The cases will not
be finally disposed of until after the primaries.
The league officials declare that the league
throughout has upheld the W ilson war policies.
The opposition charges that siu h upholdings have
always had "weasel words" attached.
W. 8. S.
Russia can produce almost
it can revolutions
With so many 'nations joining in the celebration
of the Fourth of July this vear it is almost time
lor some one to move to make it unanimous.
nil Sevdlcr is like the man who caught the
bear lie wants to let go and lie cannot. Charles
is sorrv for him and his cabinet bi t thev will really
have to stick, say press reports
mernan soldiers who
and get a chance to v isil
to expect
an ! experiences but
er pleasure to their visit lo iierlm
Hawaii yesterday started to gather a nonde
script., conglomerate, cosmopolitan crowd. In a
lew months these will have leoinc well trained,
confident soldiers, tit lor anv service for which
they may then be called.
hail insurance, single tax and
the old Populism .in new togs.
and plus hosiery plus, too, sotne-
up. There are some 800 of these
as many rumors as
'ai I-
through London
are enjoying their
thev look loiwanl with still great
Governor C. J; McCarthy yesterday re
appointed William T. Cardan chair
man of tba public Utilities commission.
The thermograph lit th t'. 8. weath
er kieek, Hotel and' Bishop Streets,
showed temperature of 92 at noon
Thnrsday. ; This it high for the year.
Paul T. Lada, ' a homesteader of
Maui, is in taa aity and wishes to join
sn artillery detachment for eerTiee is
France. ' Lads la a,, college man, hsv
inn studied engineering and taken
courses which would seem to fit him for
service of the kind to which h aspires.
The members of the medical' frater
nity on Oahtt are to have a "get to
gether" smoker oa Friday ercning at
the t'nlversity Cluh, When the members
of the Meiticsl Society of Hawaii will
he hosts to tbe medical men in tne
(Service at the Oahu' army anil naval
pouts. I
Passengers by yesterday's steamer
from Maui report that on the outside
of Kahulul was aa auto wreck, three
wheels being smashed aad the machine
turned completely Over, while consider
able blood waa around on the ground.
An effort waa being made to conceal
the psrticulars of the accident. It
is stated .that ia the tar at tbe time
of the accident were a so a of Auditor
I.. Af. Baldwin, Dr. Doote and a man
from the Grand Hotel, Wailuku.
No successor has yet been appointed
to succeed Justice R. P. Quarles of the
supreme court. Judge Queries is plan
ning to leave Honolulu in the near fu
ture. Among local aspirants are Judge
J. J. Banks, assistant V. ?. district at
torney. Judge W. ,& Kdings, of the
circuit court, ia also said to have been
recommended U the Washington authori
ties. Judge James Mathewman, a Re
publican, formerly circuit court judge
at Kailua, Hawaii, was recommended
by the bar association.
Funeral services for the late Mrs.
Kllen It. - Smith, , of 1475 Fort street,
were held at two o'clock yesterday
sfternoon ia the- Catholic Cathedral.
Interment followed ia Oahu Cemetery.
Next Thursday twin the Fourth of
July there will be no meeting of the
Hawaiian Knitting Unit. The regular
business meeting will be held on the
Young Hotel roof garden next week,
July 11.
D. Howard Hitchcock is at work
retouching tbe dioramas which were
in the Pan Pacifie building opposite
the Young Hotel for a long time. They
ill have conspicuous space in the new
1'an Pacific building on the grounds of
the Army and Navy Y. M. C. A.
A meeting for Chinese in the draft
ill be held at the Nuuanu Y. M. C.
A. thia evening beginning tit half
past seven o'clock. Jr. B. I). Wil
liams, president of the 'Mid Pacific In
xtitute, will conduct the services and
young Chinese present will supply the
Petitions for naturalization of alien
civilians which can now be accepted
because of the recent' amendments to
the naturalization laws' Tire now being
filed' t the federal court clerk's of
fice. ' The petitions of,1-be aliens In
the army can not be 'tiled 'until ape
rial forms are received from Wash
ington. '
C. B. Gray, formerly of Honolulu
but of late years in business at Ka
pan, Kauai, will manage the branch
establishment of the Honolulu brewery
to be established at once at Nawiliwili.
When the brewery winks out on An
gust 0, he will become manager of
the Nawiliwili Garage . and will han
dle a section of the business of C.
W. Hpitx.
Diamond Head and Kaalawai water
will be shut off tomorrow morning be
tween the hours of eight-thirty and
eleven thirty o'clock, ,The property
affected will be along Diamond Head
road and through Kaalawai from the
property of Henry V., Bertlemann to
the James Jaeger residenee. Repairs
to the mains necessitate the shutting
off of the water for a short time to
Mrs. San ford B. Dole; wife of for
mer I'nited StaU's Judge Dole, was
taken suddenly ill Huoday afternoon
and until yesterday -was (considered
to be in a precarious condition, but
yesterday afternoon rallied and was
reported to be improving. . She is at
the Km ma street home and in addi
tion to (toveral close friends being
present a wireleas message was sent to
Kauai mihimoning Mrs. Kfcen Low to
return to Honolulu at once. '
During the visit of Secretary Frank
lin K. I.ane ami party in Honolulu
Mrs. Dole imrticipated in many of the
entertainments given for the cabinet
oihc.er and appeared to be In fairly
good health, although she sat in a
rhair whenever opportunity offered, as
she seemed to be unable to stand for
any length of time without exhibiting
signs of weariness.
W. a. a.
Krom Hawaii and Maui orts by the
Inter-1 h In ml steamer Msuua Kea Jnue ao:
From llnwnll VIIh t. Itnnh. Mrs. J.
T. Ullumriln. M l.l. lu. W. K. Wall, M. I
W. . lJIII.-rt. Mix M. Gilbert. J. M.
ItOHN. W. M. Keller. W. It. !Mb.ln. Ml
I, . Kahnuoliiiia. Mantel Kektta. U. Ka
welo, H. Hawaila. W. Him. K. J. Melan
phy. A. I.yc.n,. W. M. Lux. W. W. Wet
loll. Mrn. W. de l.lina aud three rh I 111 nil
W. (. Hlnu. i. K .linmerniHu. V. V.
Grave. Mr ami Mrs.' , far?.. Mrs. II. H.
Moretieail. I' J. lluHon: James I. I.ym-li.
II. K. H'heler. Mr. ami Vrs. K. '. 'onnl.
Mian A. Kyo. k MImn Heers. Mr - and Mr
ItMs-k. .1 H. Ilarirte. H. Husiikl. Mrs. K. i.
Itlelil and Infant . Mini. M. KiiIiiih. T.
Kiirualilue. It. KuraxlilKr.' Ml'"- Vano. Mra.
KuraxlilKe. W. WalHiin. II. Victor. Mix It.
Taylor. Mm Krmnt Mllrs and child, Mix
IV rarlNou. MIh II. Kalnneal. J H.
Wrayion. Mix K. Karley. Ml I.. Hiiow.
Mrs V. Ttirni'itmortiiii. Mian lMiki-x, Mlxx
H llrowu. Ml ix K. Klllnt. Mix I'. Ui-lx.
MlM A lloupilt. Mlxx Ahttna. Mlxx I, All
lice. Mr. mill Mra. II. I,eniiki. Mlxx Car
rie Arthur. Mlxx Dora Arthur. Xhxi Ida
Arthur. Mlxx lilu.lu Arthur. Mlxx Militate
Young. Vlrx .1 II. Vl.tjlllllil. Mlxx Tanl
Aklna Mlsx K I lli.hl.lnx Mix. M. Horn.
From Muni Mlxx 11 Hart. Mlxx K.
ClM-kett. O. Milliner. Miss L. Hwlft. Mlxa
M. WIkksii. Mlxx tl VVIIxou. Miss V. fM,l
er. II. Woiia. U K. I'alsklko. Mr. and
Vlrx. .Ixitiex A Kerr. Mlxx K. Illrnxlilma.
Mlxx Mniukl. II. Tokunaaa. VI r .1. Har
ms. J. Ileapy. Mrs. A. Naeole ami child.
I'lilllp VI, Ki'xmie J. T. t'orrea, l. W.
HhU. Mlxx tl. 1'extnllH. Msster lSUlelx.
Wtlliattt White, A. Murphy.
Mra. Frd W. Maklnney of 8165 Dia
mond Head Avenue, Walkiki, will re
turn thia morning from a two weeks'
visit to friends in KsViai.- v ' ."J 7
W. O. Bmita has be a suffering for
several days wjth a throat trouble, as
tbe result of which ha was anabla U
apeak roneh above a whisptr. r ' .
P. J. Halton, aeerctary ef the Hawaii
Promotion Committee, returned yester
day from HUo, where he went to do
liver a "Sea. Hawaii First" lenture.
C W.,Hpltth Nawiliwili capital-
i ist, was an arrival yesterday at ine
I Young, coming over to look after bis
I business interests here. He will re
turn horn thia week.
K. A. Berndt, manager of W. W.
Diniond k Co., was taken ill yesterday
and went home shortly after nooa. His
trouble was a severe attack of sick
I headache.
Major Richard Oliver, who failed in
: the final physical examination for serv
ice with the national guard in the Oahu
barracks, arrived ia Honolulu yester
day, accompanied -by Ms. Oliver. They
will maka their home here la future..
Hterner M. Andersen, for the past
few months connected with the bank
ing house of Bishop k Co., has gone
to the Coast to answer the draft rail,
he having registered in Han Francisco.
Miss Julia Campbell, who baa been
the stenographer for the Hawaii Promo
tion Committee for the past three years,
has resigned and will become a member
of the clerical ataS of tbe First Natios
al Bank tomorrow.
Misses L. J. Hwlft, M. Grace Wilson
and M. I.. Wiggins, who have been
teaching at Puunene, Maui, have arriv
ed at the Young Hotel on their way to
the Coast. They will probably not re
turn to Island schools.
Mrs. H. H. .Morehead, wife of CoL
Harry Morehead, commander of the
First Hawaiian Infantry, arrived in
Honolulu. yesterday morning on tbe Ma
una Kea from Hilo. Khe comes here
to join her husband.
Mra. Julia K. Seong will leave for
her home in Lahaina, Maui, today by
the Mauna Kea, accompanied by her
daughters, tbe Misaes Gertrude and
Lucy Keong, the former being a member
of the Territorial Normal and Training
School Class of 1918.
Miss Adelaide Fernandes of Maka
weli, Kauai, is leaving today in the
Kinau to spend her school vacation at
home. She ia accompanied by her
cousin Miss Caroline Irene Fernandas,
eldest daughter of J. V. Fernandes of
Fernandea and Correa.
J. H. B. Mackensie, for several years
mannger of the big Puunene store ou
Maui, paid a visit to old friends on Ha
waii last week and has returned to Ka
hului. He will leave in a few days to
try for the second time to reach the
battle front in France and do bis
"bit". On his first try he failed in
the physical examination.
Q, T- Greig, for many years bead
bookkeeper for the Hawaiian Hugar Cb.,
and family -are ia the eity and will
make Honolulu their home in future.
Mr. Greig, who was a National Guard
captain, volunteered for service in Eu
rope and got as far as New York-, but
failed in the very strict, final, physical
M. H. Drummond, Territorial bank
examiner, will leave at this week-ead
to make his semi-annual inspection of
the books of the banks, trust compa
nies and county auditors of the other
islands. He will start with Kona, go
ing thence to Hilo and will return via
Maui to Honolulu. Kauai will be visit
ed a few days later.
Paul Loda, a buxinesstnan of Wailu
ku, is a guest at the Young Hotel.
Mr. and Mrs. K. S. Smith of Haiku,
Maui, are registered at the Young Ho
tel. Mrs. ('. Kiukboner, clerk of the dis
trict court is in the Queen's Hospital
where he will be operated upon.
Misa Ida Caro and Mias Marie An
derson, school teachers from Paia,
Maui, are registered at the Young Ho
tel. Kear Admiral K. M. Doyle, comman
dant at I'earl Harbor, made a formal
call upoy Governor McCarthy yester
day. Col. K. II. W. Broadhent, of Kauai,
who had been in Honolulu several
weeks for surgical treatment, returned
home last night.
J. L. Hjorth, first district magiatrate
of Li one, Kauai, who had been visiting
the city for several days, returned
home by last night's Kinau.
Miss Katherinc It. Robins, who has
been assistant teacher at Keauhou, Ha
waii, fe the paxt year, is spending
the summer vacation in Honolulu.
Miss Mary A. Born, principal of
Keauhoji School arrived in the city last
Saturday and will xpeud her summer
vacation with her father, Peter Born,
of Waikiki.
Miss I'eri McLean and Miss Myrl
Harvey, school teachers from Kala
hoo, Kauai, will spend their vacations
in Honolulu and have takeu apart
ments at the Young Hotel.
M. II. Drummond, territorial bank
examiner, has left for the other islands
to make liix semi annual examination
of the bookx of the banks bjkI trust
companies of Maui and Hawaii.
Mis llelga Wickander, a teacher of
the McKinley High School, will leave
shortly for the mainland where she will
attend the nuuiuior conference of the
V. W. ('. A. at Asilomar, California.
Mix Madeline Young entered yester
day upon her duties as an assistant ill
the oflice of Mixa M. Hester Lemon,
registrar-general of the bureau of vital
statistic of the territorial board of
Mias (ila.lva Traut, daughter of Mr.
iiikI mm. John Traut of 1120 South I
King Hlrect, has returned to the eity '
after teaching a year in the l'aia
School, Maui. She has been assigned
to teach Hi,, coming school year at the I
.Mirmai rx hocil.
K. A. Hermit, manager of himoiul
4 Co., who has been quite ill ut his
home in K h i in u k i since uoon Satur
day, wax reported last night to be
improving and it was thought that he
would be about again iu a couple of
Supervisor.' Prepare To Elimi
nate Appropriation on Ground
'V. .
of Economy
The Hawaiiaa iPTomotion Commit
tee will probabl feel the keen edge
of the. board of supervisors' pruning
knife' tonight when the budget for the
coming yjajs will b fixed, jibe.. boards
waa ready yeaterday afternoon to cut
out and 'appropriation of 1 600' for the
next aik months which" has been de
voted to promotion work in the past,
on the grounds that economy and the
lack of shipping facilities called tor
the elimination of this appropriation,.
HupeVvleor Arnold asked the board
to withhold action en this appropria
tion la order to give him time to
"think It over." With this proposed
lose af revenue and the recent with
drawal of Castle and Cooke of its flaan
rial support, with also a recommenda
tion that its subsidiary concerns also
withdraw their support, the Promotion
Committee is due for some hard finan
cial sledding for the next nix months.
It costa in the neighborhood of
1.10,000 a year properly to finance the
Promotion Committee. The monthly
expense of the Honolulu office, in
cluding .salaries and office rent, are
about fl23 a month. The Pan Fran
risco office costs about 400 a month
to rnn. Other expenses are for the
printing and distribution of folders and
pamphlets and the traveling expenses
of Its agents. While it is not believed
feasible to discontinue the work that
this organisation has been doing alto
gether, it is the opinion of the board
that the expenses of the committee
be materially cut to meet the present
wsr time conditions.
Model of Fighting Craft Will An
chor In Bishop Park
A land battleship, fifty feet long and
eighteen feet wide, will be erected in
Bishop Square and used to aid the
campaign for the sale of war savings
stamps at the end of this month. I.ieu
tenant Colonel Charles G. Mettler, of
the ordnance department, will super
vise the work of construction along
lines mapped out after a consultation
with Senator Robert W. Shingle, di
rector of the thrift stamps campaign
in Hawaii.
,.,Th battleship will, "b ready about
July 20, and the eWuip'aign'wal ieair
on July 27, which wilt be Hawaii's
Savings Stamps Day.' A parade of
drafted men will be held on that day.
According to present plans, the bat
tleship will be fashioned along the
lines of the one shown in I'nion square.
New York City, more than a year ago
for the purpose of aiding recruiting
for the navv. The name of the model
will be "17." 8. War Savings."
At the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. P.
Harris, Saturday evening, a delightful
time was enjoyed at a patriotic dance
given by the Misses Harris. One of the
dance numbers was programed as "Mys
terious Dance", at the beginning of
which small envelopes wero passed out.
When the word was givMi, the music
started and the envelopes were open
ed. In each one was a picture of Miss
Thelma Harris and Sergeant Willium
Holmes of Fort Rugor. This wss a
camouflaged way of informing every
one that they were engaged, the news
being a pleasant surprise to their many
The affair was called a " Camouflage
Dance" and among the numbers m i
"Hoover 'a Keeial. " Fir this, each
was given a hard rraker with names of
things tabued by Child written on them.
In matching them, the dancers found
their partners. The "Slacker's waltr."
went against the high spirits of the
patriotic young people present, an all
were glad when the "Service Fox
Trot" was played. When the time
came for "Soldier's Retreat," the ser
vice men present all declared they
wouldn't do such a thing, and won out
W. f . 1.
Further proceedings in connection
with the estate of the late tjuoen Li
liliokalaui were held up teuiporarilv
yesterday when Circuit Judge C W.
Ashford, after sustaining demurrers
filed in connection with the three con
tests, granted ten days to the contest
ants in which to present amended pc
The three contests to set aside the
will were tiled by Mrs. Keawe Naa
hie, .lohu F. Colburn, acting as trustee
for the minor children of Prince Duvid,
and Mrs. Kiiiiua Kilioiilniii . Hc'rifn.
The demurrers were tiled by Col. 'ur
lis I'. Inukcii, as executor, mid hix
I'lmli'iitioiis that none of thoxe attnek
ing the will had made a conclusive
xVinwing nf iuheiiting riht was up
Attorneys representing tho three con
testants have all indicated that thev
will bring in aiiieuded petitions in tho
period given them by the court.
nrnaniratinn I SnecificallV Re-
1 f erred T Bf Name' In , War
WASHINGTON, June 10 (Associat
ed Vress)- Kii XA AifVfTt f3 espi otiago t
nr-, recent beeoW ipettfy-e, ilmler
.whkh etrinjjetactKi , be taken
against disloyalty or sedition, adds the
United States to a long list of nations
which have beea forced by German
propaganda or internal disaffection to
invoke the extreme powers of law for
their existence.
Short shrift is made of persons in
Great Britain, France, IjtJj ,a n -Jh,"t i
other allied countries, who attempt (o
foment revolution or betray the state
to the enemy. Great Britain's colonies
under their system of self-government
have followed the example of their
mother country ia fighting disloyalty,
rerognizing that the liberties, of the
world depend on victory in the present
war. i
Amendments to the war precautions
regulations of Australia, received in
official despatches, show the far-reaching
steis .taken by that Commonwealth
against sedition. The Sinn Fein or
ganisation is outlawed by nnlue and
drastic, powers are given to the Minister
of Defense to close clubs or places of
resort of the Sinn Fein or other dis
affected societies. The regulations said
in part:
"Any person who, by word of mouth
or in writing, or by any act or deed
(a) advocates, incite or encourages
disiloyalty or hostilityto the British
Kmpire, or to the cause of the British
Kmrtre in the present war; or (b) ad
vocates the dismemberment of the Brit
ixh Empire, or who says, or does, any
thing calculated to incite, encourage or
assiat such disloyalty or hostility, shall
be guilty of an offense against the act.
"The minister may direct that any
premises uacd as a place of public re
sort, or as a club, the use7 of which, in
his opinion, is prejudicial to the safety
or the defense of the Commonwealth,
shall be kept closed.
"Any person who wears or displays
any badge, Hag, banner, emblem or
symbol, of a country with which the
King is uow at war, or' any body or
association who are disaffected to the
British Kmpire, or of the society, asso
ciation or movement known as Sinn
Fein, aliall be guilty of .an,' offenxe
ngninxt the act.
''Any oltirer of police ami any police
I herd ii authorized in writing by tho
minister may, for the purpose of en
forcing the provisions of thix reguln
tion, enter, if need tie by force, and
search and occupy any premiHea in rela
tion to which a direction has been given
under this regulation."
; w. a. t.
Was Educated In United States
and Gained Insight
MEXICO, CITY, June 10 (Associa
ted Press) "A square deal for every
body is the promise made for the people
and industries of Tampa uli pas by Pro
fessor Andres Ozuna, recently elected
provisional governor of that state by
the national senate after a bitter fight
for the post that involved two generals
and caused the revolt of one of them.
The naming of a school teacher to gov
ern a state which, because of its oil
deposits, is described as the keystone
of Mexico's international relations, is
in itself an innovation iu modern Mexi
can politics.
"The peide of Tamaulipas expect a
square deal," said the new governor,
"and they will get it. The foreign in
terests need no special favors. They
want a square deal nnd I'll do my best
In give it to them."
Governor Ozuna, in addition to being
one of the few non-military men who
have held responsible governing posts
in Mexico in the last decade, enjoys tho
added distinction of being virtually in
dependent in his state. The new con
stitution for the state has not yet been
formulated, so it remains for the gov
ernor to designate what laws shall be
Governor Ozuna has spiyit eight years
in the I'nited States and was given his
decree at Vauderbilt I'niversity in 191.1.
Since .linitmry .1, 11)10 he had acted as
director geueial of public education
mid durinf his incumbeucy he put into
effect an era nf efficiency by installing
the merit system for teachers, inaugur
ating educational reforms, cutting
down the office force of his depart
ment nnd eliminating politics in the
tnachiig ort'fJ'ffhJsa'seloraia: aef V'
through and iKd ntlmber of schools in
the icpiililic1 Increased greatly 'despite
scanty appropriations.
((ivcriior Ozuna waa chosen by the
national senate from among three candi
dates named by President Carraoza.
The other two were General Carlos
Ozuna and General lis fuel Cardenas.
GciicihI Ozuna is a nephew of the new
governor and will command the military
forces nf tho slate.
r-r W, B. a.
CHICAGO, June I'.' The convention
nf the Intel national Dancing Masters'
association here, has brought out the
"trench trot", and tin- " cumoullugo
wait.", ihe "war stamp" and the
"airplane spin" to replace the more
sedalc wait, und (lie minuet uud ga
votte. Holtiittis iu Krance are to do
instructed iu the new figures.

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