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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, MAY 22, 1915.
Telegraph News of the Week.
ROME, May 20. Austria's olTt-rs of more concessions finds no
attentive hearers. Nation engrossed in preparations for war, with no
mind to turn back from decision. Oilers from provinces to supply
volunteers are pouring in. Z7i members of the Chamber of Deputies
have signified their intention to enlist. Mobilization on Austrian
frontier continuing n all haste.
THE HAGUE, May 20. Hiplomaitc corps feels that war between
Italy and Austria is inevitable. It is rumored in certain localities, that
Germany secretly desires war between the two nations. The possibility
might arise of separate peace between Russia and Austria leaving Aus
tria to deal single handed with Italy and enabling Germany to transfer
troops now in Galicia for service elsewhere.
BUDAPEST, May 20. When Emperor Wilhelm stepped from his
car when watching passage of troops from river San, a brace of Rus
sian shells exploded, killing chauffeur and demolishing car.
LONDON, May 20. With Kaiser present to spur on troops, Ger
mans are giving Russians no rest in western Galicia. Petrograd claims
attacks are costing Austro-Gcrman forces tremendous losses and cannot
last much longer.
German submarine sank the Dumfries, as she was leaving Greenock
for Havana.; the collier Drumcree and a trawler off Scottish coast.
SYRACUSE, May 20. I'arncs-Kooscvclt case now in hands of
LONDON. May 20. Germany has withdrawn agreement to ex
.hange prisoners incapacitated from wounds or age. No more such
exchanges will be made. England stunned by political transformation,
full scoie of which is uncertain. Parliament adjourned last night until
21st. Admiral Fisher and minister Churchill will retire according to
statement of Secretary Asiiuith. Friction between Fisher and Churchill
known to exist and disagreement was too deep for both to remain in
the government. Ralfour may become first lord of navy. Churchill
may go to India as viceroy.
BERLIN, May 19. Press here expresses opinion that it will be
impossible for Germany to abandon submarine warfare.
WASHINGTON, May 19. Generally assumed here that menac
ing attitude of Italy will prevent prompt reply bv Germany to Wilson's
note. Confidence is expressed that if United States urged with suffi
cient vigor the protests already made to England, Allies would be in
duced to abandon food embargo on all goods of whatever nature and
of whatever source might be consigned to German civilians.
LOUISVILLE, May 19. President Wilson, in opposition to
Secretary Bryan, who wants prohibition plank inserted in platform of
the democratic party, says it should be left to local option, as injecting
liquor issue into state and national politics would work destruction.
LONDON, May 19. Demand for whiskey, in anticipation of gov
ernment action regarding increased taxation or prohibition, lias caused
depletion of dealers' stocks.
PETROGRAD, May 19. The strict prohibition of wines follow
ing abolition of vodka, is relaxing to some extent.
LONDON, May 19. Dispatches from Amsterdam repeat official
bulletin of yesterday, and show that Berlin admits advance of Allies
north of La Basse.
Lord Kitchener's request for 300,000 men is bringing renewed
talk of conscription.
ROME, May 19. Prince von Bulow and Ambassador Macchil
demanded their passports last night, and with their staffs will leave
today. Next step is war.
An insurrection is taking place at Pola, naval base of Austria. All
automobiles have been commandeered. In announcing denunciation of
Triple Alliance, the government says Italy continued to exercise extra
ordinary patience in her efforts to avoid complications until Austria
made it plain that her viewpoint was irreconcilable with that of this
HONOLULU, May 18. August Dieck is here to war on cotton
Funeral services of Lieut. Clarence Lyman, at Kawaiahao today,
were largely attended by civilians and military.
NEW YORK, May 18. Great Atlantic fleet put to sea today.
Wyoming is flag ship. Newport will be rendezvous.
HONOLULU, May 18. Deputy City Attorney decided that d:
partment heads have sole right to employ and discharge subordinates.
ROME, May 18. Each hour makes break between Italy and Ger
many more inevitable. Today the situation is so strained that spec'al
trains are stationed ready to take Austrian and German ambass.dors
across the frontier when hostilities begin. Expected final action will
be taken on Thursday when Parliament will be asked to confer plenary
powers on cabinet. Rome Tribuna declares die is cast, the Rubicon
crossed, and Triple Alliance denounced.
THE HAGUE, May 18. Berlin Pages Zeitung of yesterday says:
"Anyone reading President Wilson's note without prejudice can scarce
ly escape the impression that the British ambassador was not far away
when the note was framed. One might imagine it to be a speech of
Von Rezenblou has issued following suggestive statement: "Ger
many must and will go her way. We leave it to the United States to
choose other path of travel than through our zones about the British
Isles, unless they desire to see personally one of the results of the man
ner in which American war materials are prolonging the- war."
Dispatches from Amsterdam say : "All indications from Berlirii
are that Germany will refuse to modify her jolicy."
PETROGRAD, May 18. Russian forces have swept over Buko
wina retaking much territory lost last month. This is considered to
offset the victory of the Germanic allies in Galicia. Austrian resistance
is broken for 90 miles. 20,000 prisoners reported captured.
LISBON, May 18. New cabinet with former Castro president,
until Chagas recovers from his wounds.
BERLIN, May 18. Wilson's note has been published. It may be
several days before answer will be made.
EL PASO, May 18. President Villa's brother died today from
wounds received yesterday.
PARIS, May 18. Bodies of 2000 Germans were found in terrain
which our forces conquered yesterday.
HONOLULU, May 18. Congressmen who were entertained at
the Chamber of Commerce banquet, last night, pledged their support
and friendship for the Islands.
BERLIN, May 18. Although the government has not made public
the text of President Wilson's letter to Germany, the afternoon papers
yesterday published a translation of the version cabled from Washing
ton to Paris by a French new s bureau. One Berlin paper says Germany
will not delay answer. Most probably Germany's reply will be devoted
to the sacred duties this government owes the nation. Such a note
would make it clear to President Wilson that Germany must conduct
her war just as she is coducting it now.
WASHINGTON, May 18. Intimations yesterday coming from a
source friendly to Germany, that a basis of agreement between the
United States and Germany might be reached under certain conditions,
were followed today by a formal call by the Austrian ambassador on
Secretary Bryan. Nothing direct or indirect was to be had from the
embassy. America's position in the matter is unchanged.
LOS ANGELES, May 18. Albert C. Bilicke, who died in the
Lusitania wreck, left a fortune of $2,000,000 to his widow and children,
who were saved.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 18. Mrs. Francis, of Sydney, who was
arrested for smuggling, secured her freedom today on account of her
SAN DIEGO, May 18. Cruiser Colorado returned yesterday with
the report that her marines were not needed to aid beleaguered Ameri
cans, arms of Indians having been silenced by the Raleigh.
LONDON, May 18. After hurling back German attacks in the
neighborhood of Ypres, our forces assumed offensive so sharply that
they have captured all the German trenches on the British front from
Richebourg, LaVoue, to junction of the French and British lines, pene
trating German position for a distance of two miles.
HONOLULU, May 17. Robert Cathcart, for many years with
Wilder & Co., and later with the County road board, dropped dead on
the street today.
Lyman funeral tomorrow. '
ROME, May 17. Cabinet called for decision as to participation in
war. Meeting for Thursday. Italy in steadily mounting fever of excite
ment ovjer situation. Temper of people represented as overwhelmingly
in favor of war. Clashes between Austrian and Italian troops are oc
curring on the frontier. A number f shots have been exchanged.
Confirmation of report that Salandra would retain power was greeted
with a remarkable demonstration, 300,000 persons assembled on streets
and cheered for hours. Salandra was singled out for huzzas.
LONDON, May 17. Six thousand Armenian Christians massa
cred at Ban, according to dispatch from Uraniah. Others are fighting
with feeble resistance, hordes of Turks and Kurds. Assistance is
needed or all will be taken into captivity or massacred.
It was announced in the house of commons today that 460,620
tons of British shipping, other than warships was sunk or captured by
German warships during war.
The Zeppelin that raided Ramsgate last night was pursued across
the channel by eight aeroplanes and disappeared apparently damaged.
CALAIS, May 17. As result of Zeppelin raid two children were
killed and several women injured.
EL PASO, May 17. In gun fight at Chihuahua, Villa's brother
was reported killed. Rumor has it that seven other officers were also
killed in an affray.
PARIS, May 17. Condition of the King of Greece is alarming.
TOKIO, May 17. Steamer Mongolia wirelessed: "Fire on Chiyo
Maru said to be confined to cotton in cargo."
LOS ANGELES, May 17. Wallace Bra', otherwise known as
"Happy Hogan," the baseball magnate, is dead.
TOKIO, May 17. Shimada, of the Doshikai, was elected speaker
of the cabinet today. The impeachment of the Okuma cabinet was em
bodied in a resolution drawn up in caucus of Suyukai members of the
HONOLULU, May 17. Clarence Lyman was injured by a fall
from his horse in the polo game Saturday, and died yesterday, without
regaining consciousness. Remains will probably be sent to Hilo for in
terment. BERLIN, May 17. German press expresses regret on account of
the heavy loss of American life by the sinking of the Lusitania, but
charges the responsibility to the starvation tactics adopted by England.
No comment is made on American note.
WASHINGTON, May 17. Germany may consent to modify the
rior of her submarine warfare if the United States can prevail upon
England to mitigate the severity of the blockade against Germany. This
is the substance of the indirect communication conveyed to the State
Department yesterday from diplomatic sources, friendly to Berlin. In
the absence of anything from Ambassador Gerard, Berlin official, Wash
ington is disposed to give the report credence.-" The only assurance
obtainable here last night was that if Germany will give her full and
unreserved concurrence in America's proposals, there would be the
natural disposition of America to press for the right to ship food stuffs
to German civilians.
LONDON, May 17. The most important gains made by the Allies
since the battle of the Marne, are announced in government press. Brit
ish, French, and Belgian forces began an onslaught on the Germans at
Ypres, and when their attacks wore out, Germans were being driven
back from the banks of the Yser canal. The forward movement con
tinues, and details of the attack are withheld.
Ramsgate and Margate were raided by German Zeppelinsearly yes
terday. Forty bombs were dropped in Ramsgate and three persons
were injured. No details are obtainable.
NEW YORK, May 17 The Anchor line steamer Transylvania
has arrived saiely at Greenock.
PEROGRAD, May 17. The former German battleship Goeben,
now a part of the Turkish fleet, was compelled to retire behind the
shoulder of the Golden Horn after an engagement with the Russian
Black Sea fleet. She was much damaged.
BERLIN, May 17. The Municipal council here has voted $40,000
with which to buy a suitable gift for General von Hindenberg.
LONDON, May 17. Dispatches from Madrid say complete an
archy reigns in Lisbon. The reports are received with allowance. Many
buildings are said to have been burned and hundreds of persons killed
After German artillery had bombarded the railway station where
our wounded were lying, the German cavalry made a charge and finished
off those who had not been killed by the artillery fire.
SAN DIEGO, May 17c Cruiser Colorado, with marines, sailed to
Mexico yesterday to relieve the fifty Americans barricaded by Yaquis
NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 17. Yale has allowed the protest of
Harvard in field meet, and gave game to latter.
ROME, May 17. Italian cabinet remains intact. Advance upon
Austria now seems certain. Italy has nearly 2,000,000 men mobilized
within striking distance and alien refugees are rushing out of the coun
WASHINGTON, May 16. Until questions at issue between
United States and Germany have been resolved there is confidence at
the White House and Germany embassy that there will be no more at
tacks by submarines on passenger vessels. That much has been accom
plished by President's note. Arbitration would be welcomed but diplo
mats point out that so many nations have become directly involved or
sympathetically committed that it would be difficult to constitute a board
of arbitration satisfactory to the United States and Germany. No word
from Ambassador Gerald that note had been delivered to Berlin. Ger
man press has no comment.
LONDON, May 16. After driving Russians out of West Galicia
and pushing them back through passes in Carpathians from great plains
of Hungary, it would appear that great German-Austrian offensive had
exhausted itself and come to rest on banks of river San. Russian line
now extends around Warsaw from riock to Przemysl which the Rus
sians now hold precariously.
ON west front British repulsed Germans in vicinity of Ypres.
Paris reports French have won back all ground lost between Arras
Westminster Gazette praises note of President Wilson as greatest
event in war from standpoint of humanity at large and general morality
America has taken stand on the firm ground of what is called the com
mon law of nations. Hitherto this law has been universally recognized
to require that belligerents respect lives of neutrals and non-combatants.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 16. Flour fell 40 cents a barrel yester
day owing to scarcity of merchant ships to carry American wheat to
BERNE, May 16. Several cars supposed to contain mineral
waters for Germany were held up at Como for having been found with
iron ore. At Berne one car labeled vegetables was found to contain
NEW YORK, May 16. Secretary Daniels told men at banquet
last night that ship for ship and man for man, no navy in the world is
better than that of America. Efficiency of fleet progressing. These
words were those of Admiral Dewey and to these were added: "We
need more ships and men."
LONDON, May 16. Reuter's dispatches carry impression that
revolutionary committee says revolution is to restore genuine republic.
Counseling people not to indulge in reprisals but to trust new national
government which will act vigorously and generously towards all van
quished. ROME, May 16. Orders issued today by Austro-IIungary em
bassy to all subjects of dual monarchy that they leave Italy forthwith.
Newspajiers expect that government will issue instructions to troops
before Monday. Salandra has agreed to withdraw his resignation from
ministry. Popular unrest immediately subsided and troops were with
drawn from parks and public places.
LONDON, May 16. Direct cable between London and Petrograd
laid in eleven days.
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