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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, MAncn io, 1916.
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK
TETROGRAD March 7 Krcsh successes reported licre for Slav
army. Russians fast closing in on Black Sea Tort of routed Turks.
Trcbizond is goal of latest attack. Bombarded by Russian torpedo
boat destroyers. Learned here, capture of towns lying in path of white
czar's columns, passing towards capital of Ottomans.
WASHINGTON', March 7 President Wilson's war policy has
started a big fight in House. Republicans line up with administration
democrats to defeat another bill. Representative' McLcmore of Texas
has introduced bill similar to Gore resolution. Sentiment very much
against its passage.
General Villa retried by General Pershing to be on way to Wash
ington to see President Wilson. Wants to exonerate himself from mas
sacreof Americans at Isabellc .
SAN FRANCISCO March 7 China mail steamship company
takes action to expand. California gives company authority to raise
more money to purchase steamers
EL PASO March 7 Eighteen prisoners in city jail burned to
death when institution was destroyed from ignited disinfective. Forty
others scvcrlv injured may die.
MORRISTOWN, March 7 Richard McCurdy.fornur presi
dent of Mutual Life Insurance Company, died here yesterday.
GENEVA- March 7 Reported Italian aeroplane made successful
raid on fortress of Leibach.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 7 Tong warfare broke out again
last night in Chinese theater. One man killed and 4 probably fatal
PAGO PAGO, March 7 Robert Beck and Charles Siedcricks,
stewards on steamer Sierra arrested yesterday charged with attempt
to smuggle liquor into port.
WASHINGTON March 7 Dispatches to state department an
nounce France has forbidden importation of sugar, refined or powdered
or raw from foreign sources, after March 3.
HONOLULU, March 6 Prohibition for Hawaii is aimed at in
tw o measures. Copy ofnew Randall bill reaches here. Is identical
with one taken to W ashington by Wadman. It would make Territory
dry January 1, 1917. It provides for the administration of the law un
der a territorial liquor agent. Passage probably if congress approves
prohibition measure for Distrist of Columbia.
Likely to quit road work here for 2 months. City engineer finds
deficit of more than $9000. No more money until June30.
Dr. Charles' Mayo, one of the most famous surgeons in the world,
will come to Hawaii in May.
WASHINGTON, March 6 New secretary of war a surprise.
Newton D. Baker, ex-mayor of Cleveland, selected for position. Has
accepted, and is preparing to come to Washington.
PARIS, March 6 Second great battle for the possession of Ver
dun is on. Germans are launching offensive. French center now at
Douamont. French holding firmly with Germans hammering at flanks
Germans keeping up furious assaults upon main defenses at Verdun.
BERLIN March 6 Saturday and Sunday Germans captured
1000 yards of French trenches at Verdun.
PARIS March 6 Government bonds rising fractionally as result
of favorable situation at Verdun.
. LONDON March 6 Three zeppelins raided a number of Eng
lish towns Saturday night. 12 killed, 33 injured. Block of workmen's
buildings demolished. Woman and 4 children and father badly injured.
More than 40 bombs dropped and much damage was done.
Reported important movements of German troops on west under
way. Said 40,000 cavalry are approaching Ypres front.
ODESSA March 6 Turks revolting, is report. People of Con
stantinople led to believe that German victory has taken place at Ver
dun. Riots suppressed by German troops.
PETROGRAD March 6 Russian destroyers bombarded Trcbi
zond. Several vessels in harbor sunk.
LONDON March 6 British steamer Masanda sunk . No
HONOLULU, March 6 Arthur Davidson, local agent of Assoc
iated Oil Co., last night, driving an automobile, ran down a Korean.
Extent of man's injuries not known.
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Henry Howard, a kamaaina carpenter, committed suicide yester
day morning, cutting throat, No cause known.
l'.lind Ditr found in cruiser (icier, and refutrec craft. I'.rrr mirrlms-
ed in dynamo-room' n licensed, ngent. Officers found a crowd of sol
diers and sailors buying dfinks on board Pommern, Sctos, Prince Vadel
mar and Gcicr. Much drunkennessreportcd. Warrants will probably
tie issued tor several sailors on all German boats, and probably on all off
icers in command. Fennel 1 says liquor laws of territory have been vio
lated. Vaughn ready to issue warrants as soon as Fennell presents
BERLIN, MarchG German scaraider Moewe is safe in Wilhelm-
haven. Moewe arrived today with 199 prisoners from French and Belg
ian steamers. Among prisoners arc four British officers. Moewe sank
Britisli battleship by floating mine. Btatleship King Edward, with 700
officers and men went to bottom, is report. 15 merchant ships of Allies
captured by this rover. Most of these were sunk. Others taken into
LONDON. March G Dispatches bring news of arrival of sea
raider Moewe at Wilhelmshaven. Reported commander was awarded
iron cross of first class, and crew iron cross , second class.
SAN DIEGO, March 6 Naval board of inquiry will investigate
explosion occurring in destroyer Preble, said to have been caused by a
SANTRANCISCO .March 6 Wedburn, a town in Oregon, re
ported in danger of slipping into Rogue River. Worst gales in years
sweeping north pacific coast.
TOKIO, March 6 A Japanese aviator, Nakizaw, has joined re
bel troops of China. Will help rebels fight against Emperor Yuan.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 6 Coast republicans out for prepar
edness. Also demand tariff commission and suffrage for women.
PANAMA, March 6 Supervision of Panama election requested.
President Wilson asked to prevent pending fraud.
LONDON, March 6 Admiralty last night reported sinking of
British steamer Tothesy. presumably by mine. Crew saved.
NEW YORK, March 6 Col. House returned yesterday from
Europe, from special mission of President. Says unfavorable atti
tudc towards Americans is greatly exaggerated. Col. House uncom
municative regarding result of his mission.
LONDON, March 6 Fighting along Verdun resumed. Berlin ad
mits loss of trench taken from French in Lorraine distrist.
WASHINGTON, March 6 Nomination of David Rowland
Francis, sent by president for confirmation, as ambassador to Russia.
LONDON, March 6 Two zepplins raided northeast coast of
HONOLULU March 5 Supervisors split over special session of
legislature. Governor undecided in his remarks officially.
Judge Wilder points to contingent fund. Governor can relieve
court pilikia by scratch of pen, says Wilder.
C. J, Hedemann on China when boat arrived in port. Passport
stopped him from being taken off boat with others removed by British
LONDON, March 5 French clear Douamont of Teuton forces.
Paris believes crown prince not through with campaign.
Official reports of French war office says, the Verdun situation
is satisfactory with Allies holding advantage position.
Information reaching here from many sources confirm Allies'
report of probable collapse of Turks. Moslems desperate. Ask aid of
Constantinople in uproar over situation of Turks.
Desperate attempts made to kill Ender Pascha.
PARIS March 5 The war activities end career of three ships.
British liner Teutonian sunk yesterday. French steamer Lackne was
sunk Tuesday. Italian steamer Giade sunk by Austrian submarine.
SUPERIOR, March 5 Word reached here that Dr. C. A. Rene
formerly of this city, practising now in Mexico, has been seized by Car
ranza on political charge. Will be shot on the 15th is the report.
WASHINGTON March 5 Apology from Austria demanded.
Attack on tender Petrolite will be subject of note by Lansing.
CHICAGO, March 5 Hawaiian sugar interests Chicago. The
first of many train loads from Coast passed through windy city yester
day. TOKIO, March 5 Lieut. General Oka, secretary of Japan will
resign position on account of illness.
NORFOLK March 5 Coasting steamer Apache bound for
ajcksonville with 150 passengers, broke propeller staff In heavy gales.
Two tugs with lines to hold her.
SANTIAGO, March 5 Gasoline accident on Prebble. Seven hurt.
PHILADELPHIA March 5 Two railroad barges wrecked off
Cape Cod. Five believed dead. Gale 65 miles an hour.
HONOLULU, March 4 The steamship Great Northern is to be
taken off Island run. Rumor set aside by definite announcement todaj;
Last run leaving here April 4. Freight business too slack. Rosarian
Steamer China arrives with interesting story, cnited S ates flag is
of no avail to stop British. Converted cruiser fires shot to stop ship,
and sends boarding party to search for hostiles. Thirty-eight Germans
and Austrians removed from vessel. Entire courtesy marked execu
tion of naval officers but captain of merchantman denounces proceed
ings as high handed.
Supervisors make strong fight for extra session of legislature.
WASHINGTON .March 4 Next fight between administration
forces and the anti- administration forces over travel on high seas
takes place next Tuesday. Fight against Wilson's policies to be renew
ed. His supporters are confident he will win. Fight might have been
brought to end today, but administration leaders did not insist on a vole.
LONDON .March 4 Few things short of actual military victory
have given British people greater satisfaction than the victory of Pres
ident Wilson yesterday in the Senate.
Dispatch from Petrograd yesterday announces capture ofBitlis, of
the main Turkish supports for Mesopotamian and Persian fronts. En
tire lake Van region now under Russian control. Turkish forces re
treated to Mush.
WASHINGTON March 4 Aroused by the publication of report
that President Wilson contemlpated resigning, Secretary Tumulty issued
statement that an American newspaper which would publish such a
story dishonors itself.
Stockholm March 4 Warning given Swedish subjects not to tra
vel on armed vessels.
BERLIN March 4 German admiralty makes formal announce
ment that German submarines have sunk two French auxiliary cruisers
and one British patrol boat.
French auxiliaries is false.
PARIS March 4 German announcement of sinking of the
twenty persons killed and many wounded in explosion of mumt
ion house at St. Denis today.
Rome March 4 American consuh W. S. Kelley found dead in his
chair. Heart disease.
WASHINGTON March 4 Congress gets big army bill. Would
provide for 178,000 troops. Much money for Fort Shafter recommend
ed. ?300-Q00' urcred for improvement of Shafter buildintrs.
HONOLULU. March 4 John Smith, iron worker at Pearl Har
bor, fell 267 feet from wireless tower yesterday. Instantly killed.
Washington cabled to ascerta in if C. Hedemann, manager of the
Honolulu Iron Works is an American citizen. Bureau of insular affairs
nants to know. He is at present in the Phillipines. Sailed for Orient
recently in the steamer China which was reported to have been over
hauled twice by a British cruiser. No one knows why Washington
wants to know about Iledemann's citizenship.
Governor names Kivenburgh, land commissioner, succeedingTuck-
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