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HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1918. SEM1WVEEKIX :
-' V t ALLIES POUlJDIfJG WW ALONG THE BELGIAN ARC PRIS. Octoher 16 ( Associated 1'rcss ) Driving through the German litjes in all directions the Allies in Flanders are thrust ingia Rreat wedge between the German liases of I'.tukcs and (ihent in Hr-luium and Lille, while this wedtre is leinir s widened that in JHeloium ind Lille, while this it threatens, to uplit the (iennan forces unless the enemy line he rapidly withdrawn along the entire west fnmt from Donai to the North Sea. ' :'y. In the general attack that was launched on Monday, already a total of twenty-three thousand hundred and fifty puns and a great harvest of machine guns, trench addressing the member of the l.ieder weapons andupplie. On Monday the drive netted ten thousand ditjrf SN'SU prisoners ana tins number was largely addeu to yesieruav iy earn -of the three armies engaged, the Belgian, Irench and I'.ritish. ALBERT IN THE FIELD King Albert is in the field with his army, which i doing most valiant work in driving the Germans out of ISelgian sections occu pied since the first month of the war. The Itetgians are operating on the middle of the general arc which marks the fighting . front, with the French on their left ;iud the I'.ritish on their right. Since the offensive started at dawn Mmi day, gains in places into the Ger-' c man positions of ten miles hav beep recorded MENIN IS OCCUPIED .-flu r llritiett urwlfr (.pnpr:i t riui..r. advanced yesterday south j of the LyS, occupying Menin, andf east along the Lys Valley to within a mile of the important junctkm city of Courtrai, where the railroad has .been cut. Dur - , , . . . , ! ing the afternoon the British. I drove the Gerpians steadily back for two miles, ihflTct?Ug heavy ' Casualties. North tdf Courtrai, at Cappelle-1 St 'atYietine. the British seized i ' . ! -i.fc..,.. , i ana pass me iounrai-iiigci j 'munster'rtiiroad. FRANCO-BELGIAN GAINS The French and Belgians re ported important advances for yesterday, with the capture of seven tjtpvsand prisoners and eighty guns. Last night French cavalry was operating in the di rection of Lichtervelde and had crossed the Roulers-Thourout railroad. The British prisoners taken yesterday number more than six ,U.,a-nA with tpvntv irnna .mrl creat aiuntities of other wea- pons, r.ariy in tne aay ienerai Flumer had counted a hundred and thirty-one officers anong his prisoners. BEATING IT FOR HOME T- . I I I The German evacuation of the -oast positions is continuing, un der protection of the German fighting front, which is rapidly going to pieces under the pound ing it is now receiving. Several of Germany's largest torpedo boats have recently left Zee bmgge, filled with soldiers. vho have proceeded to Germany by water. The evacuating of Istend is going "it and the coast de fenses there aTe reported to have beet) dismantled and the guns re moved. N EARING LILLE South of the Flanders' line the Hritish advanced yesterday at two points. Northeast of Lens they move, I forward in the neighbor hood of Kanburdin and took up n new front withia three miles of l.ille. Fur ther south, ut Pout n Veinlin. ten miles tiortliwet of Doiini. they crossed 'he Haute Ileule canal, capturing several villages. Perjin. reporting yev'e'ny on 'his lil'htiu-. which us oltieinll niiiioiinced s a" MUed f"iln e yesterlay. merelv pnvs that the bn'H" is beipe eoutiuued w. a. s - British Casualties Five Thousand Daily I.ONION, October 15- I Associated Pr'sst British cesii" ll ie dunnir the punt week totalled :i.1,7 10. Of this irmdier 'J-'!i:t were ortieers an I id. I !7 weie men. Oflicers killed or died of wounds during the week total fiS'J and Jl:t7 men were killed or died of wounds. Among the woundd or miss lug wre 1741 officers und 'Jii.tHti men. w. a. a. American Duchess A London Supervisor ' LONDON, October lb - ( Associated jng) The Duchess of Marlborough, formerly CuMSuelo Vanderbilt uf New York, haa been e ected a member ol the London county council to rcpre seat Weat Houthward, a district popu la ted auuoat wulirely by workers wedfje ' heinK oris.. tiers have been taken, with a HUNS TR.Y HARD FOR AN EXCUSE TO JUSTIFY BARBARITY Preparing An Alibi, Evidently, For rui uiei ucvdsictuuiis in Occupied France AMMTKKDAM, October Hi (Aamci- ated I'reaa)- Hlnine for the depor'a i"1 ivili"";' fr,,ni ,ow,,!' ' ed bv the (iennuiiH in northern France ; , ... . li p need on r ranee anil the Allien hv (,.rinnnVj who n,.r,)riins to intom.a ,; r,.:l, ,in here from the (ieinimi border, him iopoed, through the SKina rov.t.... t. that the aii,c u,,.u-rt:.ke bombanlin'! 1 1 n - larger It""" - 1 m the p th if the Herman re- (r(- i. Acrordinn to the report (i diic!t t li nt the Alhea enti crma ny t into agreement perinittiiiK a portion, at ieliKt, of the population of Vlllellrirll nea to pnaa into the V'rench line. In putting forward the proposal, it is aaid. the (ii rnuin ei nnient rcpre wilted itself as unable to prevent the eoatwurd tlinht of the population of Valenciennes owin to the f:w rea-h ilij; bombard men t of the al'ied (Jiina. w a a CRIME IN BRITAIN ON STEADY DECLINE LOM0. September s - ( Associated re!,S)H,r KmIvh KukIcm l!ne, chairmau ci the Itiitish Crison Com iiiiwion, .-hert that while the strain of war is. lea liny l.eiuiany to unjirec I e tented i i mi mi l: t v, in Kiigliind .rune i s:end;lv deereasiiig. r'l'iciiU .er,eui of the ininates of llrmsli pri-oiiv ,-irc now engaged in war v ork he -aid. and the number of con- vietioua for drunkenness in lindon I and thirty s:x ol the laryct Imrrougha I had fallen. i tin- war began, to f ttp- number before i et i ,,-t ions on t he t lie fa, ilit y of em d to be the chief about one iiia i tet th war. Drastu liitiior tratl; :md e o nic nt e i , con t ribut . i: t i t The proper: hhi I" Kuijlai'.l -that in H'l'l om iiiiiirisoiie I and to ,f deer show ii easi ly ill erilllt the fact '".HI waa in i.-.ja. person in lav onlv oh The Af'er ''are Societies, working un der the Ilorstnl system were sain from seventy to eighty percent of ju ni le deliuiuents from liveM of crime, Si r K ely u said. HUN OFFIQEr'tr'iES TO SLAY RESCUER W IT 1 1 Till'. AMKIMCAN A Ii M Y IN K1KI.D. Oetober II I As-oCiutcd Press: An instance of cowardly .treachery on the part of a captured lierinan ntlb it w ho hnd been wounded and who had been offered help by mi American oDiccr is told by l.ieutcnHiit Kdward Nichols, of .lauinica, New Yoik. After the lust big drive of the Alliea iu August, Lieutenant Nichols was Roval (". Il'irrieir'un. I v'er lexns; placed in charge of a company of sol David K. Monroe, Marion South Cti'n diers whor-e task it was to clear the linn; Clarence S. Noble, (ireen Bay, field ol American dcinj and wounded. Wisconsin. Although his duties lid not require him , Died of Disease to aid the lierinan iuu.li I on I be , l.jent KiD'ard A Wu'bice. Hrooklvn ; field until the Aiircricuns wfiB disposed .hn p Sialc, C'oe Ceirer. Kansas; of. Lieutenant Nichols, who m only llornre mini Wo-. 'heater. M ssuclma twenty three years old, went to the ussistanee of a lierinan infantry utb IT!- who seemed more t fin 1 1 any of hi- COT'lU'les to Im' Ml need of Miccol. The lieutenant wns iu tlo- net of .hi fastening his i anteen and giving the wounded iii ii ii a drtnk of water when the (ieimnii drew u revolver while th unsiisjieet i ng Ainerican's face wa. tinned, nnd aimed it lft the head of Ills rescuer. Before he could pull the tliger, how ever, a ipiick wittcd AiniTicun sergeant plunged Ins bayonet through the tier mini s heart ic lierinan 's act by his captured was -inn colldelll lit-" I rude. I W. g. I -- i Pf-ace Move Comes I From Field Marshal v w w r ; '( in, leti.ber lfl- I Asso . Ad v ires re el v e I here l a uciitial etiuntry de Pi, . Id M ., r-bnl von lini led P . I.i.IiiV Mil' chile ,' llel'l.l . - , n.,1 tie Pi .... .- silf ' IV U Mil I, .Hi Ii e I. II II' t" i. i terin- -.1 lilt ICS I II Luxemburg AppedlsNow To Wi son AMWTERDAM, October 16 ( Associated Pres The Bremen Wmlfi Zei tnng reports that the Luxemburg chamber of deputiee ha passed uuaoiaaoasly a resolution addresaed to President. Wilson, in which the oiil of the American President in begged fof the projection of the right of the Oraad Duchy when the terms of Mare are put into effect. i. Tlie deputiea also demand that the Luxemburg government obtain the cvae mtion of the country by the Herman army antj the liberation of all Lutein burger who have been condemned for military offense before Ocrman courts. PEACE BY VICTORY AND ABSOLUTE LOYALTY AT HOME - . i These Two Things Are Duties Now Facing American Roos evert Tells Liederkranzers NKW YORK, October lft ( Aaanciat fit Press) there ar two immediate dutle low before thr Cnited Mat, a, duties Which must be rarried nut un- f allArinutv. st&i.l Thndnr KmiBcvclt. Kn id the former. t'reaideBt, i'a to corry on the war until we have won a pen. through oerwhelmiir vlrtory, a vic tory tliatwill leave the enemy no nl ternative but t live up to the ternm to be impoaed upon them. " The aeeend duty ia at home and it if that we ahould inula1- upon the ab unlntn Amertenniam of our eitiaenahip: The experiences of the past few yean liuve made jt abaolutelv certain that then enn be no divided alleuinnce pnimig American ritir.etn if the Re jiublie ia to b aure of it aafe'.y. ' w. a. a. Austrian Being Harried In Balkans WASHINOTON, October l-(Aaao-l c in ted Preaa Rritiah and Italian! nuval foreea yeaterday eompleted the! occupation of the Albanian port of j Durazao, where a portion of the Aua- triun fleet waa reeently defeated and snnk. In taking the crty the Allrea captured a nnmler of prisoner and , supplies. Thia report haa been con firmed by an aeknowledgement, of the fact at Vienna. The Ita'iana are eontinuinp to clear the Auatriani out of Albania, udvan cin ' ateadily in their drive north, while the 8erldana have won further important virtoriea on their way to ward Belgrade in the Morava valley. On Sunday the Serb took all tlio heihts nlona the aouth aide valley on a wide front. i w. a NO TERMS, SAYS ! BRITAIN TO PORTE 1 .ON DON, October lit ( Associated Press) Britain's reply to Turkey's re iiiest for an armistice and for terma of peace will be that Turkey must lay down her arraa in absolute surrender without conditiona, according to a statement published last night in the Kieinng News. The same pnper ia an tlmiitv for the s'atement that the Porte has been notified that an armistice in a v be secured on such terms as Gen I v 1 1 n S v . the commander of the Allied forces in Paleatine may see fit to dictate. - w. s a. CALLS PARTY OFF To K H, October l.ri Special to Nip I 1 1 .lijii Kmpernr Ynsliihito todav an nouii' e, thrmish his minister of im jenal hoiiscli' Id the cancellation of the annual chrysiithemuni featival which ess Iirne been (jiven hv the Kmper r nt the .Vkasnka chrvaanthemnin garden tie hl'ir part of this month. Tlo reason for calling off the i hrvs -i thein un fell- ia attributed to the war. ' LIEUTENANTS KILLED T'e casualty bat- for last Saturday include the nr.mea of twenty thro lieu tensnts of the army and marine rorps killed, die-1 n' woundaT accident or dia ense hs follows: Lien tenant Unni. l Win. It'onka. S - ssv de svlvuriia : David S. Ornnt, Ashville, North Carnlmn: .lames A. Kellv. Pied ment Vest Virgiii'n; .lidin A. McKin Ftry, Cino'i t'ity. folortulo; Thomns .1. 1'owe'l. I like Providence. l.ouisi", Charle- ;tiert Shaw. Weatherby, Mon i'"" i: i 'elh r. l.i niTster. Pcnnsyl-vin'n- Mbi it U irnsoM Crane. Carbo i ,1 i, i . . .,,vlvi nia; Win. S ''ripi.s. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Roy K. I Vnn" io r Scinn'on Pennsylvanio ; Vm. I Hhi nnetoTi. ltieniinij, Michigan; M Ven Mi'teiibriiui'e. Sclineit ady, New York ; J. Hunter Wii kershuni, Denver. D(od of Wounds etts; Sergt Albert K Hrliukei, Wuuko i, Iowa. Died From Aeroplane e-.ldent Cecil n.'er-on S'llinas. '"ilPfor m i: Ken-. l. ni K. Hall, ('level ; Hu" Louis Mock. Madison, Wisconsin w. as. - - hurtfer Outrage Possible , , , . . : , ... . . .JII1 1 , lv.1 1 A .VL, Ill-loner Hi -I .vim . dated Press i -The piess here general Iv exi '.sfes the belief that the der nt it it M.bniiirine wuifare will reach it iliniax . luring the coining winter, w a. a. Diphtheria -How It M y Be AyoMed I tihi l.ei i'i is iisuully I'ontinctcii when the child has a cold. The cold i 1 1 1 1 1 1 . 1 ' s svi.1 cm f "r he receptO'ii and development of the di'htheiiii yeinis. When there arc casea ,,f dipl.thiria in the neighburliiMMl chil dun ihni have colds should be kept at tionic and oil I lie street until ro- i'ov er Cm,'; I i e (iivc T be in (liainberl.iiu and t hey iM net hnve me lone I :,l ,o cleans ,t In . ' " i beds ' ' h foi in "' In I i'i tin nut w hen it has a cold, i H,.'..-. the li-di of coot rail iiij; ,-cl i. .us di'a.-es. Km sale by Hen i, in ith & Co, Lid. Adv. s .WAR HELPS PEACE ON THE PACIFIC, SAYS CONSUL OHTA ... ... America Deserves Admiration of the World For Practical Appli cation of Loftiest Altruism han FRANClixco, OetoiMr ift-fAa- aociate-d FreM) The war ii reaulting in a eloaer unity betweea Japan and the t'nlted State. Thia waa the atatement made by Tameklrhi Ohta, new Japnneae eouaul p'neral here, nt a bnncjiiet given in hia honor In ft I Mitjht. Ur. T. Miruoka, a noted law 1 yer of Tokio. bImo huh a tfueat of honor. ("miaul Oererftl Ohta dee'ared the ndmirution of tl.e orld waa due to the United States beenuae it dared to put the biftieat ellniiain into actual prnc tlae. He wna greeted with prolonged, rheera when he a:iid the duty of the Alliea una not to flop until they hnd redeemed the barliariana of rent ml Kurope to civilization. Former Hoaretnry of State Krancia H. l.oomia wna tonatmaater and in in troducing the new cunaul (enernl tohj of the debt California nwea to .In pun for keeping Uermnn aubnaarinea out of the l'aeific. I w. a. a. REICHSTAG GIVEN A SHORT HOLIDAY BASEL, October 16 (Associated Preaa) Berlin advlcoi aay that ta Preildant of the rolchsUg bus postponed the sitting, which had been called for today, while re serving the right to summon the body into a later session. - w. a. s. France Is Seething Hive With Sawmills, Railroads and Other CSSeniiaiS rOr Milieu VIUIUIICS i TOt'KS, Central France, September; L'O (Associated Press) American army engineers are doing more con struetive work in France today than wfs ever done on the Parninn Canal, stupendous as th4 engineering iiroject wn and more also thnn waa ever dun' in a .lav on all Cue i.ver and baibnr work of the I'nited Sfatea. Thia coin pnrison gives some idea of the niagiii tude of the ai niv const rm t ion now g ' ir.i on in Europe, exceeding the mot giguntic operations ever iindertnKen at ho'"e. The Pnnnnin construction force was 10 irt'O nu n; here it is a good sized army in it'elf. It includes erfpineer tinons end bil-orera of all kinds for the roll-at'-netive work, aid foresters for fcr ifvhii g the inn'erinl of eoiistrui tion rnttin i'ov n fow-sta. rnnnirg aaw in I'- an' elvlng timber and lumber. 'I'l it for nr'fer-u1 is so trcinea l ips 'l"it '!te 'orect'-y fori e will hfve t' ! ie, i,.j m,I Ijef'ire lout'. l,- a Iv is riiiiini:! seviitv saw rdlls, and 1" more -.(Hire ,1 l-eep up with the construction. With this locre- se. r. e''gineerin fo'-'-e enya'Te I on construe tion will ics h m ire t'iii twice as nHi'V m e e"e ettn'oveil on the Pa"nnifi Canal, th"' .""s i.-oi0i,H 0r t"netie. or'' he Cuired ''stes eci un lertool.. Work Ts Ftuvendcus T'luelri' a-ros Fa'ce ''rem t'1" seneollsl nw s, 1 the in a ' 1 ii 1 1 u. i ire of th's it-ic.'i rnr 1 1 in-1 i ve "n'k et r crv hand fioin t'e ten miles ef ec-v d'-eks jin. I o'er,-1 a he ports, then th- tee-j---rail 'lM 1 "rii'h nnd tell I'hone Ii'-.-. iikI n - as of w retiouse-i. stiiuis and fneto-ies nnd finally the Krea' stretches of military camps ! Iinrrncka f ir this army ' f over H mil lion American troops. Bet while one set ' this ork in Immense detached art" it is only nt np"X headipiarters that details me nvuiluble on the inagiii tude of tl (in tie wo'k ns a whole. e itin of timber and lutii I er" f.ir this i oo-tructioii. tb ii t ill v for ,. ,.,. I, a-,. e.i't...l ..n to furnish nearly MUi inill rn ti.-'d tee! of timber of .. i.:. v. ..i ...i -in .;:i; r....i ; tn.....l Iniiil er. This 500 million lect is no , ,iHs.i v oil' but is the estimate if :. t4 "Vl'v worked n if bv tl s i .m7!.2 feet .or .r' i "On This ii t 'ninber Ilia l.cr I? Willi ' I'd to boil I ,i... i Ic.r: :uk f'W trei'ch tinibetin'. rail.viiv '-ons ;-''cl ' n . build'!!!' buries vv u rel'on-es. hospitals. milvvay ca's, .. ; ii . I I'm . le"riiih ai"l tele'ihone pub i. it Ii he prov ision f r flleWIMld m I ion r -1' t't 'l of nearly noil I ch the enaineeriiiv! for esters in " I s;ipi'iv for this con-1 nut iv , or. It is this c-hie.h will im reuse the forestry f three told n-d in i i ..... i . tl.,. .-awiuills they are ruiiiiiiig to nearly .".00. GOVERNOR GOES TO W0L0KAI AND MAUI lb vc-unr C .1. McCnithy and Lund CnimisMneer H. (1. Hivenburgh He i. anied by A. D Castro and Kdgiir Hi ni iii;es, new members of the ten i tiinl l"i.d board, Attorney (lenerul Harrv Irwin and C T. Bnilev of the geological survey department laft bite yesterduv itfternooii for un inspection tour of Molokai aud Maui. Tl,.. nffleis's are mifkiiiL' the ti in to inspect land which lis ubout to be leased. They expeoi to be uway teu duys or two weeks. TITANIC LABOR OF ARMY ENGINEERS IUqA WnrM a .'..'' v.. :? . I A iU'-. Ml 1"! U. Sent To Berlin Great Britain and Colonies En dorse American Stand" and French Press Exults. While Austrian Are Pained and TARIS. October 16 (Associated Press) TbeTimertcan first -Marmprl RpnanciA No Notice of IT armv is fitrhtinif the most desperate battle in which the soldier! Their Peace Offer Has Been j-jjgri nkw YORK, October t-Aaoer- ,e'1 rr) i hroughcmt tne worm yeiterday intereat waa eenter.,1 la the r,p, of the President to Germany re- iem.gntTealrom ous cottnUt attacks, the most determined the Yankees have yet Oermany to aaaure the military, an- had to deal with. ptemncy of the Allien during the put-1 . tt acf of tmJ( t,ie reginicnts uf General Liggett are win-.'"ilaTaVnV- ntag'i glorious victory, widening the wedge they have driven into inngutiKe of diplomacy permita the de , tie main German defenses and gradually wearing down the enemy a termination of the government of the Tuited Htatea not to wa.te time die-I resi. tan e. Pftftri7rx pACCAHK OF AIRE uasing leace on any terma an long na FOKCKt f AiSAJO VJ' AlKtl ennony i ruled by n military auto- Early yesterday morning the American left wing attacked east '"Vro, the v.rio..a - apitaU of the 1 of the Aire; By noon the troops had forced the passage of the river Allies come report oi the Krat ideation I and drove the Germans before them to a pennt halt a kilometer to Kcuaioned by the American r.aiy, , which a calculated to tiring home to ieiiimu the unenviable -position ahe now ureiipies ainon the nationa, with the plo l(jea of" her (roveroment re RBflcd as unworthy of the slightest truat. I Canada's Ultimatum 1 Canada 'a veaee terms are uncondi- I tianal surrerhler on the I'art of Ger i many or the aeipiiesence on its part In the terma aet forth by President ' tilaon that will permit the occupa tion of surh German territory o will j aasu re the rarryinu ont of the AUid neaee terma. Thia atatement waa male je.-terilay at inronio oy rw-i ton Wesley Bowell, ureaident of the ('iindian lrivv rounril. who annoooctv! . . . - j war on any other terms. J You will rfet it a plenty. ' Anstrauan Premier's Views The I-entberneek ia not felmw who , 'Germany, with drfeat of her. ,rn,iea'juat buddie. -p with any old gink, threateumir renteuing to become a rout, now I whines about peace," said Vreimer Hutfhee of Australia, in an interview nieu in Varis, where the Auatralian leader ia visiting, returning from the front held by the Auzaca. Iu the opinion of the Australian, r:ar,.,ni '.u irvinir in everv wnv and endeavoring to the ivmit of possibility trlL vX 111, and wnae evaaing me piniu, m ijueation of the, Presideut is hoping to earn time iu wnieti to extricate ner- self from her preaent fatal positiou and save the Kaiaer. The Germans kings and princea are. now in their last stronghold, which is the Kaiwr'a military despotism, sail Mr. Hughes. Brituih Highly Pleased Col. Winston Churchill, former first lord of the British admiralty, speak ing at Manchester last night, said that President Wilaon's stern and formid able answer to Oermany will be whole heartedly endorsed by all the Allied countries, and although it tended to prolong the conflict there will be uo relaxation of Allied effort in the field, ( liniment throughout Great Britain on the American reply is uniformly exultant at the stand taken by Wash ington, flrent display is ifiven in the uru.a to that section of the renly de landing guarantees for t mai'iiten ni ce of the preaent military - rireinacy was neieasary to hnve specialists tn an of the Allies, while there . general ' nrmv. such ns aii'iml corps men. qapr satisfactiuu expressed at the reference terr-aster corps men engineers, etc. to the continued sinking of en;er 1 When (he f'arinea lake some place sh'i's and the wanton devastiCioii Ireing ! like sav. IfaitT. they lay dow n their carried on iu Prance and n.duiu'n. Tin; I rifl s. machine funs artillery, just I'.ritish editors see only whul iro of ia the statement that the nia armistice ia aomething to be d I bv the military leaders in ti Fronch Exultant Diatinctly favorable, too, i comment of the Krench press. w S , tie. I.! th.' hi e I he discussion of the Ameiicu'i is the ubaurbing lopu of the day. prevailing iiote iu the press is of jubilation. In Bavaria the peace senti'iient running high and the Bavarian cialist puriv at Munich baa passe resolution urging the reichstug to point a special state court to try : i. (ierniiiiis including the highest pci sonnges' : frustrate found guilty of efforts to the peace endeavors. Hull' government for the various uermiin states Is also demanded. n.. .1 ....:(. ... .... o... i ne re is eiooiu in .oswin w.. failure of President Wilson to aoawer the Austrian peace note. This failure, has urodiiced a tiainful imuressiou, ac- I'ording to Yieuua despatches. - w. s. a PHINA RF.VOLTERS CLAIM RIGHT TO I . . . , NAME PKtSlUtlN 1 TvtKlO, October l.- I rspi.'l ial to Nip pu .lijii The revolutionary goven in,-ut in Canton, South China, is still muiiitniniiig a hostile ittiitude against tl.e reiving goveinmeiii. II reiuses mn onlv to recognize Hsu Sin Chang as a buna fide piysident for the Chinese re- public but declares that the Canton gov. einmelit has the authority to name the picKident for the republic. An orticial stateiiient issued to day by tie I-.olutionists declared: " As Hsu Shi Chang's election to the i siihriM v of the Chinese republic has been made by the Pekiog parliameut he is not entitled to assume the respon .sibility ut all. The Peking government is not constitutionally constituted. Th Southern government in Canton which ia the only constitutional govern ment iu China, alono has the power to udbie the president.'' Meanwhile Presideut Hsu stauds for a united nation. He has announced sus pension of the military campaign against the revolutionary turces in lae Muuth and ordered the Peking troops iu the field to stop hostilities ul ouco. Y1MGAGM bai mm rm. a mm (" . ; m. n mm( m&mi minx m MEUSE MT of Uncle Sam have yet been , engaged, driving1 wedge into' the , strongly held Kriemhilde line northwest of Verdun in the face of the most stulxboru opposition. 'pv,,. defense' of the (icrmans is the strongest conceivable, in- : cv,cjinj? literally hundreds of machine gun nests, protected by nun , , f nj ciostffy woven barbed wire. The Germans are t tji nf)rthea8t of Grand-Pre. althoueh there is no notthcation in tne HAS NEW-BUDDY " Specialist ?r Array Sp.MTradi tlon and Win Admiration Of . LeatnemeckS j lf you're looking for trouble, walk rant a reflection on tin tncntirii. either. But hea atroag for the Lu- "n. - . . . .u J me .ssriur bus ii.uKiii un m -i ..e world, in all sorts of outlamliah places, alongaide of all kinds of outfits; some good S"fne indifferent and some just plumb bad. t- 1 1 v . . 1: : . kn u. formed, upvto recently, but one mutual , aide kick aUianiie. That wua with tiro Roval Velah, before Pekin. Tlie old I tiine Marine will tell you heartily that , the Royal Welsh is some outfit, of course the Leatherneck approved the work of the sailors -of the Navy at Vera Crua, of ' he rmy at Mexico S'ht wifh'tCiheVbT. servip nt both places. Also he speaks ravoramy of IM "goring quaimes or some of the troop of our Allies, with whom he has come in contact, as, for instance, the Blue Devils, who gnve him hb. Inatruetion in the new trench stuff. Hut i-p to a fw weeks ago, be really had but ore pal. outside his own out fit, and that wna. the Uoyul Welsh. Needless to go into details of those df tn.fom Tw!rl utn Vfurtna . aud the Roval Vfptt shared awful j harjshins-dt history. j Wot Keen Tor1 Specialists But now the lrflrlne bna another' bud.-v in the--Knirtneera. The I.eath I I erneck could never underntnnd why if ! wi.- . nt ever they happen he time and s'art to hr niunuiiig i lS erect teV ranh and telephone H.ies bjiibl bridces and run reil-ea.b. They don't need nnv spe. 'a li f i of them can di anv or tne many lotis neieasnry in n ti'. let Hv e1cient manrer. So when thev were told at Chntcnu- Thi"Tv that the F-vineera would surf ii' them and dig tieni in when they I,.-, I -(.--cr,,,! 'heir objective, it is ticey b'e rhit the'- rosented it. just n trife. "icv h d always been in the habit of 'i-V thinwa for thvinselvea, you aee. ' thev dirln't see a"v of hnviei'; -.,-i. 0f speciaiuta with picks nnd 1 ela smi.nd. " the Leatheme-ks went over the o- aod atared their bit of open fiyh - im-. Ttev drove th- e. e,v bn. k be oiid the ohieetie, and looked arouud i to "he Vrrineers hadn't followed them. v hnd ceme over with the Marine, nit- r. iiu liter rs. i m) , were ricili II ion Ksi il, I1SVIH oirir inpfields with sneh efTeetiveness '-t the Marine couldn't ' ti ... ilatinuish. .mo. k. M.n. "he Kncineera then tbrw down their' ai d r.-reed to w itv. a Wtrlad In. Hut whewever thitira got hot. he k:.ip,iiieer refused to stav out pf ' fun Thev just persis-ed in ahift to t1 eir rifles so 'he Jlarines wcat , " "sneltinir" Vm. Thev reivrd ein h ."er at nghtiirr nnd digginir. j 'Item, sunt u Ms'iiie, t hose guys I j ,n more s"ei iails,t Ilian we are. .They light aa well aa we do. ami we di, 1 t ne well as tboy." n, the Kfrineera certainly do eu ; scrnnoin"1 n'or" with the Maiir- I "'he second time hev v ent live-, thP I F- "i-eers ee n await n rocket, ' Wch would be 'heir to folhev. " .rtlls renehvd thir oiecrlv ! w ord w as passeit to send up the '-et 1 No d on the siftual, uir ' tcl .1 ii Kiigiueer otli- . ii wp Ye I ere ' ' ' 4 Tfc,v 'rj M ) -'' I" I' h to ma'ie stay " ll v the r annea it b o 'ht-i,e v. Im tells th'il nt in "e- ion. held bv an orbcer with enn ii'Aable rank, the nlticei saw a speck ' Pr ineer 's rifle. " little rnstv." said the ottieor " Vea. sir, but mv liick lied shovel B-e t't rustv." replied the Kiineer lint the Marines always add, wheu , nA ,t nl.ire hav. 9,.n. hfd furi- latest despatches from American I headquarters that Grand-Pre it self has been taken. I During this advance, the Am j ericans were heavily shelled, I while a rain of shells was aTso kept up on the American center, where the Yankees were cutting ihrn way through the barbed wire entanglements between Lan- dres-St. Georges and St. Georges. 1 ,,ir. - flrmn fAimfr Q-farlr was made, which the Americans met and repulsed W.th the bayo- net, innicting extremely neavy casualties. THROUGH THE WIRE On this left center the Ameri cans pressed on, capturing Hill 299 and passing to the north Ot c Iuvin. 'j o ierce the Wire Oil . J 1 , , Uim this section,, tanks were brought mto action west of Romange. iL The tanks became the special targets of the German gunners, tne American' artillery hunted out the German batteries , rMniinu,,, f(l The official German commu tiique, dealing with this phase of yesterday's fighting, says: "West of the Meuse, where the Ameri cans are fighting and attempting to break the German line, partial engagements esterday resulted j,, victors' f ir the Germans". rD'PMr,u DC-Ce .y. FRENCH PRESS ON ( )n tlie ( 'li;iinn:i'iip frtmt and north of I.aon almi"; the Serre Sottche front the I'rench made im portant advances yesterday, win ning steadily. West of Crand Pre, fighting alongside the Amer icans, the I'rench now hold all the i i - i t Grand l're- oiu.cr road west of the former city, taking tlie Ger- man lines along the road and cap- -tiirmg eight hundred prisoners. F.ast of the Aistie the I'rench. reached the river west of Grand I're, taking Oliy and Termes and six hundred risoners. North of I .aoil the work of : . rolling up the German front to- wards Valenciennes continues I . , steadily, by last night the hrench front had advanced to points well ! north of '.iemies. llarenton Ccl and Monceau-le-Wast, the latter . . , , ., WUVtll UVIIIl ?Vllll UUll a lldll lllfl-9 northeast of L-aon. ' Ou the Aisne the French have takes ""tu'1' "" !hp riLU l', f T!VM a.t . hajfvtutlea weat of t' "I"Wfnt iU ' of Bethel, ami last nlRkt were rapidly drawing close ta tite lu,,,'r . which u acroaa the, i " ZT,ZZ, , , LACK OF VESSELS ' HOLDS YAM AMOTO - K. '"hmuinuto, presideut of the Japa- 1 neve -chamber of commerce here, who i now in Japan, will return early Itnvt mini Hi, accord inn to a letter be haa ', written to the chamber, lie was to rt-'; I ii r ii the Intter part of thia mouthy but owing to the link of steamer accom- luola'ioUH postponed returning to a lat er' v essel. Mr. Vliinamnto was sent to Japa M a represeiitutiv t) of the local JapaoesO ' ch oi'it'r nf couiinerce two ruontha, ago ii work for I he lifting of the embargo ! mi rice for Hawaii declared bjr thsj f lai'iuiese gov eriimant. He was aucceas- I ni in bis itiuits aud receutly the bSO, s'li s li'ied . v telling this story, that the Knginaert dun 't allow their riHes ur shovels tO) . "ii a i ii idle long enough to gather muck I list. . "