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Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1918, Washington, District Of Columbia JUtHMBE OT XH3f AMOOSaSBB Pnw Is to f the mMioatta am tftteBM anfltot U It or OM 6 Strong positions have' been sfrrme 1 and it appears that the allies have been MKcrssful in turning the Austria: right -wing official state- ment from Home sav s that Italian ravalrv havn gained the Austrian rear and destroyed bridges across the Semini RIVPT parallels the Vo-vusa -where4 the attack was begun This marks an alvanre of about fifteen miles I-renrh Make Thrust. n -H. a t ET for the German h gh rrTa i n v 1 3 hand in begin- cn if tl allied for PS western front a TP. t opportunity to pprfext 1 s r p ts f r launching the at t p Lv s sector on tbp front in r t prp i jq been suckle" p -n T 1 IPS at least i 1 or dorable S J a 1 noi t h 1 itt pfleld ip t r a y i i Iu e Important (.lound alii ET the of Vntheu 1 1 I orte far t 1 S r" I en i ftrd the H repe ail a 1 thf i at i n. h the Th p n a 1 r tip In ph a v a t ak pn is in nor Q s in v anl i-i i" w h tip -1 i PI p r in ths pirt P bo i n P t Brit'.i font 'a T of o TI m e 11 the H 11 ainouncps that r pjlsed in frequentl> t e foirner region it north of 1 do s n The French i I is inere'v mention- a 1 l, rman statement h '.ever th.it attacks in >t prets and Chateau r were repulsed by the Mile Is Scored t I Prpnch troops early t on rr n aft irkpl the German lines nl o t- ab jt 2 es of t t ree: on of the, t tho r pnch i" reased their ij. anl Iditional Anthcu! ri t1 font didier anl O penetrating the ene- inv p siti 13 a d realizing- an advance of a. milp it certain points the war of- fice anno today German counter attack upon the :Fren< h the Log-es farm in the area c f tins advance was. repulsed the French entirelv maintaining their gains Prisoi v r i to the number of 450 i n ol i d i n e; 11 o In th Betz for gains of prison British Catrj Out Raids. London J i operations carried out last night bv British troops In thp rPErinn rf Vrras netted a few- prisoners the uar office announced to- day South of the -orrne the Ger- man artillery has been dlsplayinr activ- ity in bombarding the positions recently captured bv British forces there Continue Albanian Drive. Rome July D allied offensive in Albania is continuing, the war of- fice announced todaj New progress has been made along the left wing, on the Adriatic Coast, the land forces being assisted by British monitors. The Italian infantry captured the town of Fieri and took important heights More than prisoners were taken in the advance Italian cavalry flanked the Mala- castra ridge north of the lower Voyusa, between the western slopes of the ridge and the getting around into the Austrian rear destroy- ed bridges over the Semini River to the north Form Buffer State in Siberia ._ Effort to Saw Russians, Is Urged by Japanese Statesmen Dr. Takahashi Declares Japan's Duty fa Rescue Nation for Whose Collapse She Is Partly Nation Would Be Refuge for Oppressed Slavs and Halt Hun "Slaves of (Special Cable From London Times to The Poit.) (Copyright. 1918, by the Public Ledger Co.) Tokyo, Thursday, July 4 the title "Japan's Duty to In the July issue of Taikwan. Marquis Okuma s new monthlv Dr t Tsikahashi, professor of International law and ciples, are in reality proving them- selves slaves of the Germans. If they had not feared that allied action would throw the Russians Into the arms of Germany the allies would not have left the Leninites untranrmeled in their ac- tivities "In my opinion to save Siberia from member of the house of peers, deals j the existing chaos is a duty Incumben with the subject of Siberian interven- on Japan In 1904 Japan defied Russian tlon, and most comprehensively urges aggression successfully and achlevej the duty of Japan to save Russia be- her aims, but the bullet went farther cause Japan defeated the Russians a decade ago, and Is probably reoponsible for the present war sntuation. owing to the exposure of Russia's weakness Takahashi was among the nine university professors who recently strongly advocated active intervention In the course of developing his views he that statesmen and publicists who do not consider the imminent danger of the present situation ignore ,the far- reaching influence of German activities n Europe and continues Germany to Extend Grip. Sooner or later Germany will hold a part of the Asiatic continent in an iron prip Sho is now concentrating than originally intended. The defea exposed the Russian weakness to the world, especially to the kaiser, whose Moroccan stroke an instance o his knowledge and his contempt for Russia which hitherto had been con sidered an ominous menace behind Ger many. Austria's annexation of Bosnia is another example. In the eyes o Germans Russia had become only a scarecrow Coljapse Due to Japan. Thus the present collapse of Russia may be said to be the result of the Rus- so Japanese war, hence our great duty is to rescue her from the present peril Furthermore when we think of the her on the western front and j danger tnrougjl slberia whlch threat- thts is why she Is not giving full at- tention to her Siberia program In Japan optimists generalize on this as a transient phenomenon, and nothing is more dangerous than such blind faith Lenme s- followers, despite this declamation of purelj academic prln- ens Japan's danger from a nation far more efficient and much more to be dreaded than ever was Russia under the old becomes our rifjht to intervene in Siberia CONTINUED ON FOURTH PAGE FOOD STRIKES ON RHINE German Troops Called Id to Curb Rioters. PEOPLE WANT WAR TO END Population Depressed and Htis Aban- doned All Hope of Winning War. Glad Hospital Ship Wa.s Sunk. Dutch Thief Returns to Prison Rather Than Live in Gei-nwiny. Special able From thr London Times to Thp Poit fopiMKht 191S by tho Public Co I ondon July Times corre it The Hapue undei date of lulv b tells etories by Dutchmen re- turning from Germany of food strikes m -v uious towns of the Rhmelind also of grrp-it daniage to the famous fortress of I-hi enbreitbtein opposite Coblenz in air i mli One Dutchman reported there are manv thousands of German md frequent arrests in cafes Thf1 correspondent writes Prefers Dutch Prison. V Dutchman present with t p om of a Dutch criminal who ai- m Germany yesterday This man, "When the passengers threw out scraps of food the Auatrians made a rush and devoured it ravenously They declared that the government was giving- them only enough food to keep them from actual staivation. Dr. Baine Among Passengers. Mi Majer and Dr Breckenridge Bainr, of "Washington, were the only Americans among the 175 passengers from Roumania. s The Included the Italian and Serbian Ministers arid Roumanian officers and clvijia Journey from Jassy to Berne occupied four davs. No hostility was shown by Austrians or Germans and
s 'The time is now ripe openly to die- cuss weace conditions Having regard Ideal peace conditions laid down by President Wilson, unanimity on the njatter undoubtedly could easily be reached if a method of discussing th< peace terms could only agreed upon Bernhard says Germany and her allies would undoubtedly Accept reasonable disarmament proposals President Wilson's demands for self- government by email nations, the writer says would be favorably receUed but the central powers Insist upon knowing the attitude of England IP gardmg Ireland Negotiations. the writer adds, should take place directly between the belligerents respe< ting fiontier regulations Warns Prussian Junkers. Declaring that despite the assurances of the junkers, Americans had come to France by the hundreds of thousands Socialist Deputy Stroebel warned the Prussian landtag that "unless the Ger- man people send their politicians of war and rapine to the devi! the Americans would continue coming by the Zurich cables today stated Alreadv Stroebel told the landtag more than Americans had land in France (P-trls dispatches re ported fetroebel as having said 660.000 The speech, a indictment of the German internal policy and the military operations delivered at the fifth reading of the electoral i e form bill in the landtag The mllitar- sts, Stroebel warned "will become en powerful that they will be able to Im- pose a peace by force upon the German proletariat Hope to "The set Idea of the government Ktroebel declared, "is to crush com- pletely the adversaries, to trample them under the feet of our Infantrymen been done in Belgium, Serbia and Russia They hope that tills victory will render militarism so powerful that t will then also be able to Impose a peace by force the German pro- etarlat "But the spring Stroebel continued, "has not brought any of hese dreamed-of successes. More than bave been killed. We are going cent a gallon, would be taxed 15 ceirtsT another offensive, one which certainly will cost us still greater oases And it Is doubtful whether It will succeed better than the first Americans Have Arrived. Referring to the arrival in France of Americans, he said "This fig- ure suffices to compensate all the losses of the entente. Under these circum- stances the men who govern us have proved themselves to be false proph- ets. Let them recall what the minister jjf-'flnance told us two or three months agro. "He declared that 'the Americana cannot fly; neither can they swim. They will not come.' "They have come, In many hundreds of thousands. Tomorrow several mill- on s will come, unless the German peoples rid themselves of their govern- senfl their politicians of war and rapine to the devil." AEJL08 RAJD ConridenMe Bone tab Capital by Bomta. airplane Sunday Qpatral dispatch, frgpt
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