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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, MAY 8, 1915.
Telegraph News of the Week.
HONOLULU, May 6. Duke Kahan&moku, Cunha, Wilhelm, and
Rawlins, left with congressional party.
HONOLULU, May 5 Naval liase seen in quick time by congress
men this morning. Dinner at Outrigger Club tonight. Sail for Maui
at 10 p. m.
Congressman Fairchikls says removal sugar tariff is like a big fel
low slapping little brother. Sugar blunder now regretted even in Demo
cratic Louisiana, and he believes is comparable only to blundering way
in which Wilson has handled Mexican situation.
"Uncle Joe" Cannon stopped from smoking on wharf this morning.
Diver Loughman taken to Coast to recuperate.
Daring daylight burglary from King street residence this morning.
$500 in jewelry taken.
TOKIO, May 6. While elder statesmen and cabinet continue silent
and deliberate behind locked doors, nation is hurrying forward with
physical preparations for war. Martial law in peninsula of Kwang
Tung, on the tip of which Japan holds Port Arthur, and military re
quisition of the railroads in the province and in Southern Manchuria,
are sanctioned in an ordinance published this morning in official gazette.
Supplies for fleet being sent to naval base at Sasebo. Japanese concen
trating in Tsing Tau while those in Manchuria hasten to seek refuge in
railway zone where they are under protection of troops.
Another conference of elder statesmen and cabinet, which is under
stood to be the last, called for 10 o'clock today. Emperor will preside
PARIS, May f. 150 carloads German ammunition and supplies
destroyed by airmen of Allies in raid over German base at St. Quentin.
Bombs fell on a car which blew up, explosion being followed by confla
gration in which all cars in yard were burned. Impossible for Germans
to make effective fight against the flames.
French aviators have again raided Zeppelin factory Frederick's
Haven, destroying one machine under construction. 24 German soldiers
CONSTANTINOPLE, May 6. Town of Dardanelles, south side
of straits, burning for 30 hours. Gallipoli is in ashes, but strength of
defenses not seriously affected so far either by fleet or land attacks.
DUBLIN, May 6. Sir John Lcntaigne, most prominent surgeon
in Ireland, dead at home here.
LONDON, May 6. In statement to House of Commons last night,
Ilarcourt, secretary of state for colonies, asserted on authority of Gen-
eral Botha, that German troops in Southwest Africa, are poisoning wells.
General Botha reports that in his advance he has found troops retreat
ing before him pouring into drinking wells a strong arsenical wash in
which cattle are dipped to rid them of ticks. When he protested the
German commanding officer sent this message: "Our troops are under
orders to allow no drinking water to the enemy fit for man or beast."
Periodical reports of British official eyewitness issued from govern
ment press bureau, reports that in vicinity of Ypres, Germans are con
tinuing to use shells which generate asphyxiating gases. Shells prove
less effective as south-west wind is blowing gas back into nostrils of
Germans. Adoption of these illegal methods is concession of despera
tion and weakness on part of foe.
In course of debate last night on treatment accorded British pris
oners, Asquith said: "When proper time comes, reparation will be
exacted from those responsible, whatever their positions or their ante
cedents, if it be shown they have violated all rules and usages of civil
NAPLES, May 5. Reported American consul of Lyons, France,
committed suicide by jumping from steamer while en route from New
PEKING, May 5. Conference cabinets called after news received
of possible ultimatum by Japan. Some observers of opinion China will
surrender. Others believe she will resist to point of armed conflict, if
Yuan bhih Kai stands by refusal to yield.
TOKIO, May 5. Attention of government and national interest
generally focused on China and serious situation the two countries face.
Reported foreign office telegraphed all consuls to prepare for possible
removal ot Japanese from China.
PEKING, May 5. Japanese cruiser and four destroyers now at
Clung ank Tao. Evidently for the purpose of removal of Japanese le
gation. In all parts republic reports come of removal of Japanese, or
concentration at various consulates.
PEKING, May 5. Japan may act upon refusal to accept demands
on China without formality of ultimatum.
grant 48 hours delay to China to accept or reject demands.
LONDON, May 5. Reported by correspondent that Japanese
HULL, May 9. Nine trawlers is toll of Germans under sea hunt
ers for Monday. Admiralty announces all crews saved.
LONDON, May 5. Strike of carpenters and builders, Woolwich
arsenal, averted by agreement to arbitrate.
LONDON, May 5. Two aeroplanes, manned by Germans, which
gave some trouble to warships operating in Dardanelles, brought dov!n
and aviators captured.
SYRACUSE, N. Y., May 6. Roosevelt devoted testimony vester
day to aft exposition of ethics of boss rule and machine politics. Barnes'
idea of popular government, was, he said, that the riff-raff could not
be trusted to handle their own affairs without leadership.
BIG EDDY, The Dalles, Ore., May 6. Celio canal opens with
big celebration today.
WASHINGTON, May 6. Captain Winterhalder may succeed Ad
miral Cow les in Asiatic fleet.
Lt. Commander Berry was yesterday named naval aide to the Pres
ident. WASHINGTON, May 6. Rear-Admiral Blue will probably be
detached from position next summer and placed in command of battle
ship. WASHINGTON, May 5. Steps being taken for special guards at
United States fortifications under construction. Instructions he- ame
known with issuance of instructions signed by President tod iv.
HONOLULU, May 5. Twelve hundred people at Mayor Lane's
luau last night to honor congressional party.
Still no trace of McGrath.
HONOLULU, May 4. Five hundred at Ad Club luncheon today.
J. Oswald Lutted died today.
LONDON, May 5. Engagement in North Sea, British submarine
and German dirigible.
No confirmation warship sunk by bomb dropped from airship.
Submarines sank two British ships, chased and shelled trawler off
Steamer Scottish Queen sunk by torpedo. Trawler escaped from
submarine but lost 4 killed and several wounded.
Off Scilly Isles, British steamer Minterne sunk with loss of crew.
All school children of Germany celebrating great victory Teutonic
allies of war against Russia in western Galicia. Russians lost 21,500
TOKIO, May 5. At close of cabinet session lasting till midnight,
Japanese government cabled to Minister Hioki to warn all Japanese resi
dents in China to leave for home at once. In ultimatum delivered to
China today, it is understood that instead of 24 articles, the minimum
is now 48. Limit of time in which China may make answer, not known.
PEKING, May 5. Indications of war in evidence here today.
Military preparations for defense of capital openly undertaken. 100,000
Chinese troops concentrated near city.
Warning served by Japanese to leave city, men and women already
packing up. In Mukden, Japanese banks suspended yesterday. Japa
nese postoffice closed. Chinese reserve deported. Japanese reservists
called to colors.
LONDON, May 4. British steamer Mintene sunk by submarine
off Scilly Isles. Two firemen killed. Engineer injured.
War cost for Britain one year 1,136,000,000 pounds sterling.
ROME, May 4. Italy has again postponed decision as to whether
to participate in war. New offers and negotiations made on behalf of
LONDON, May 4. Investigation sinking Gul flight will be made
by Ambassador Page. Westminster Gazette asks whether President
Wilson will make good his words of February, when he said he would
hold Germany accountable in case American vessel was sunk in sub
marine war on commerce.
TOKIO, May 4. Elder statesmen have approved sending ultima
tum to China. Nature of last Chinese answer obliges Japan to send
ultimatum in order that she may justify eventual acceptance by China
of Japanese demands. Martial law may be declared in South Manchuria
simultaneously with issuance of ultimatum. Japanese press considers
this the proper step. After conferring with elder statesmen cabinet
cabled minister Hioki to sever diplomatic relations and return to Tokio.
China's attitude unchanged.
WASHINGTON, May 5. No decision reached in case of sinking
of Gul flight.
CHICAGO, May 5. Dr. Frederick Cook and party will attempt
ascent of Alt. Lverest, crowning peak in Himalayas.
LOS ANGELES, May 5. Five persons were killed when autos
SAN FRANCISCO, May 5. Purser Baker, of steamer Ventura
who told Mrs. Francis, of Sydney, how she could smuggle diamonds
into America, received a $35 tip and is m jail for conspiracy.
John Sebastian, former chief of police, elected mayor at primaries
U. S. Court of Appeals reversed convictions of three Chinese
found guilty of smuggling fellow countrymen across Mexican line two
years ago. Reversal based on proof that Chinese were inveigled into
conspiracy by customs officers who shared profit.
WASHINGTON, May 5. President Lincoln, of the Pulman Car
Company, promised federal commission he would recommend to his
directors, increase of porters' and conductors' wages in effort to stop
WASHINGTON, May 4. President and cabinet in conference
for discussion situation developing from Gulflight affair.
WASHINGTON, May 4. Justice Hughes disapproves of use of
lus name in connection with Presidential campaign.
WASHINGTON, May 4. Official bulletin Berlin says Germans
winning on three fronts. In Champagne, Germans blew up mines and
damaged enemy s position between bouain and Perthes.
French aeroplane yesterday landed near Hundlingen. Two pass
engers made prisoners.
Russians being pursued towards Riga river, losing eight guns. Teu
tons took oZUU prisoners.
IIONOLULU, May 4. Congressional party arrived and spent day
gloriously at waikiki.
Control of Dowsett Company bought by Territorial Investment Co.
Greetings from Samoa came by wireless yesterday.
Salvage of submarine began again.
HONOLULU, May 3. Congressional party arrived all well.
PEKING, May 4. Official organ of President Yuan Shih Kai, de
clares China never, can accede to demands of Japan. Nation cannot
be ruled and dominated by aliens who would put it in position main
tained by Manchus for centuries.
PARIS, May 4 Italian cabinet has declared martial law in Tripoli.
CAPE TOWN, May 4. General Botha's forces now occupy
strong German town in German southwest Africa with loss 8 Boers
EL PASO, May 4. Jack Hayes, American aviator with Villa fell
from machine and was killed yesterday while making practise flight.
TRINIDAD, Col., May 4. Lawson, labor union leader, convicted
of murder in first degree of killing young Ninno. Sentenced life.
Released pending application new trial.
SYRACUSE, N. Y., May 4. Roosevelt will take stand again in
LONDON, May 4. Petrograd does not deny great reverse along
eastern front. Significant admissions of official bulletins give color to
Berlin report that Teutonic allies have won big victory and that Austrian-German
forces, succeed everywhere. Unless attacking forces may
be checked troops of Czar may be' forced to withdraw in order to
forestall huge disaster.
LONDON, May 3. Swedish steamer Elida sunk by submarine
in North Sea. Two trawlers sunk off Aberdeen, Scotland.
Reported here warships bombarding Dardanelles forts did great
damage to forts and town. Latter reported destroyed. Constantinople
says that Allies troops landing at Gallipoli peninsula prevented from
making headway. French battleship Henri IV, damaged by fire from
forts. On Bosphorus side of Constantinople, Russian fleet compelled
to retire after several hours demonstration against forts.
TOKIO, May 3. Unless latest list of 24 demands be accepted at
once, Japan will send ultimatum to China and break off diplomatic rela
tions. MINEOLA, May 3. Second trial of Mrs. Carman for murder of
Mrs. Bailey, begun today.
AMSTERDAM, May 3. German emperor and Prince Henry
PLYMOUTH, May 4. President Wilson disposed to wait parti
culars before expressing opinion on Gulflight affair.
PHILADELPHIA, May 4. While waiting for train to home,
Representative Goulden, of New York, dropped dead.
NEW YORK, May 4. Thirty-eight lines have been affected by
walkout of deck officers, who demand increase of $25 per month in pay.
WASHINGTON, May 4. It is reported that Villa has lost 2000
men in battle at Navajo.
Daylight wireless has reached Panama from Arlington, Va.
.. WASHINGTON, May 3. Official reports of torpedoing Ameri
can tanker. Patrol boats attempting to tow Gulflight to Scilly. Offi
cials here reserve judgment awaiting details. 'Admit is serious matter.
Chas. Short, of Chicago, wireless operator on steamer, one of those
killed. Ambassador Gerard at Berlin requested German version of air
attack on Cushing.
WASHINGTON, May 3. Berlin says: "In Flanders, enemy after
strong preparation with artillery attempted assault on German positions
north east Ypres. French attack vigorously between canal and road to
Ypres. English weakly move westward. Enemy's efforts absolutely un
successful, especially in view of German's flanking and reverse fire.
French lost several trenches.
again at western frontier inspecting trenches and fortifications fronting
WASHINGTON, May 3. Cruiser Brooklyn ordered to Orient to
HONOLULU, May 3. McGrath said not to be on oil ship. Be
lieved to be in town still.
Steamer Sierra with congressmen, arrived at 8 o'clock this morning.
HONOLULU, May 2. No trace of McGrath.
HONOLULU, May 1. McGrath is believed to have had assist
Frear is counsel for Rapid Transit.
LONDON, May 3. American tank steamer Gaslight, Port Arthur,
Texas, for Rouen, torpedoed off Scilly Isles by German submarine.
Steamer has been beached. Captain is dead from shock and two of
crew from bullet wounds.
Two German torpedo boats run down and sunk by squadron of
four British destroyers in North Sea,
List sent out by admiralty of casualties in Dardanelles makes pre
vious reports from enemy appear ridiculous. Fleet losses in 6 days,
26 men killed and 53 wounded.
British destroyer Recruit sunk by German submarine yesterday off
Belgium coast, while attempting to go to aid of Norwegian steamer
Columbia, sent down by same submarine.
Women are enlisting as "girl scouts" in Britain's cause for service
SAN DIEGO, May 3. British steamer Cetriana towed here by
cruiser Denver in response to wireless call for protection from band of
Mexicans who attempted to take ship and cargo and jail officers.
LONDOM, May 3. Germans have begun new invasion of Russia
to divert attention from battle of Carpathians and advance on Cracow.
This thrust is far to the north in Baltic provinces.
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