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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, MAY 26, 1916.
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK
LONDON, May 25 Reports say Austrians are still pounding
Latin front. Terrific offensive all along line.
Talk of peace ly Germany is not sincere, Sir Edward Erey tells
Commons. Berlin would not dare to offer terms allies would accept.
WASHINGTON. May 25 More troops needed on border line by
Eunston. Refused additional reinforcements of coast defense men.
General asks government to muster in militia detachments.
30,000 Carranza soldiers massed near line. Much heralded new
note from Carranza is still a mystery to officials of state department.
May demand quick withdrawal.
WASHINGTON. May 25 Note insists mail seizures must end.
East message to Great Britain and Erance handed ambassadors.
SAN ERANCISCO, May 25 Rebels attacking capital of Hunan,
llengehow is already in bands of revolutionists, say Shanghai dis
patches. Mrs. Knight wins her divorce suit. Granted separation on grounds
of failure to provide.
WASHINGTON, May 25 Switching of vote wins for r.randeis.
Senator Shields changes mind in last minute in behalf of nominee.
Dr. Carey T. Gratmsoti, famous surgeon at White House, weds
Miss Alice Gordon, a friend of Mrs. Wilson.
LONDON, May 2A Prince von lUtelow, former chancellor, and
later ambassador at Rome, is proceeding from Berlin to Washington on
special mission from kaiser. Announcement is given out by news
service which says diplomatic circles are authority for statement that
von Buelow will succeed Count J. II. Bcrnstorff, the present ambas
sador. DUBLIN, May 24 John McNeill, president of the Sin Eein so
ciety, courtmartialed, found guilty and sentence will be imposed in a
PARIS, May 2A Fighting tod.iy at Verdun fiercer, bloodier, and
more determined than at any previous time. Infantry charges and
counter charges taking place today almost incessantly under incessant
hail of big explosive shells. Germat.s this morning succeeded in taking
a portion of Cumieres, small part of trench east part of Douaumont.
Germans are using every resort of men and weight of gun powder to
retake fort of Douaumont. All day yesterday and today battle ebbed
and (lowed at appaling cost of men.
BERLIN, May 24 German soldiers took Cumiers by storm to
day. TARRAGONA, Spain, May 24 Greek steamer Istros sunk by
Austrian submarine. Passengers have arrived here in life boats.
WASHINGTON, May 24 Washington doubts the von Buelow
'HONOLULU, May 24 Union Pacific Transfer Stables on Queen
street destroyed by fire this morning. Double alarm sent to bring motor
trucks from Kewalo district in time to prevent spread of flames and
possible wide conflagration. Horses led from stalls. Department
handicapiK'd by lack of water.
Rumor new hotel here backed by St. Francisc Hotel people.
Manager James Wood to arrive next month, it is reported to look over
situation. Hostelry would be built for Hawaii. Interests said to have
fairly definite plans for character of the construction.
Judge Stuart granted 60 'days leave of absence to go to coast.
Says his resignation was sent to President, not to judiciary depart
ment. HILO, May 2-1 Lava flow stopped l2 miles from road at Hono
ma'ina. People have been on the flow and it is still, hot. Reported
this morning there are gisns of further activity up the mountain. This
may mean a new flow. Otherwise excitement is finished for the pre
sent. Several people went to the 6500 foot level, and saw the foun
tains of lava playing from the new vent. They slept all night along
side the south flow which had stopped. A fresh flow is reported at
9 o'clock this morning from the same outbreak, and it is now flowing
HONOLULU, May 24 McCandless may seek mayoralty. This
is the latest reixirt his friends are circulating among democrats.
William II. McClfllan, former supervisor; heads county committee
Nuuanu reservoir leaks but dam is safe. Fred Kirchotf, engineer,
tells special committee of observation covering waste water. Much of
big loss may be due to seepage. Indications point to faulty valves and
springs as one cause of drain on water supply.
More litigation may involve Parker holdings. Administrator is
unable to reach satisfactory method of appraising great estate. Courts
have been asked for extension of time. Inheritance tax, which is over
due, cannot be adjusted, and is subject to jenalties.
PARIS, May24 French army again holds famous fort near Ver
dun. Douaumont is once more entirely in Gallic hands, save for small
northern sector, to which Teutons still cling desperately. Douaumont
village is also again held by French. Counter attacks follow German gas
assaults on positions near le homme Morte and succeed in ousting in
vaders. LONDON, May 24 Rome admits big reverse and loss of year's
work. Italians have yielded Roverto and Sugano valleys to Austrians,
being forced to fall back between Astico and Brent rivers. Retreat
conducted without difficulty. New lines of Latins conform to bound
aries for most part and reinforcements arriving to help troops maintain
WASHINGTON, May 24 Senate takes strong stand aginst
President Wilson. Refuses to reconsider its vote against! George
Mexicans will hunt Villa outlaws. Big force is sent to Chihuahua.
Texas rangers shot and killed Col. Louis Monti, charged with
having plotted with Mexicans for uprising in Texas.
BERLIN, May 24 Germany will conserve food stuffs. Supply
of butter and meat scanty.
LONDON, May 24 Premier Asquith calls for another loan of
CHICAGO, May 24 Bryan may head dry ticket. Likely he will
be presidential canditate for the 4th time.
PARIS, May 23 Germans driven back by French at Douaumont
after severe fighting this morning. Germans launched furious counter
attack, their only success being the recapture of their position North
of Thcirmont. Other side of Meuse Germans attacked with gas but
attack was broken down near Hill 304. Charges and counter charges
were ferocious, over ground soaked with blood of four months battling.
Norwegian steamer sunk by Austrian submarine near Island of
Majarca without casualty.
BERLIN, May 23 Russian and Hungarian crops reported short.
Great damage done by bad weather.
LONDON, May 23 London raising large funds for war.
WASHINGTON, May 23 Advices received at Stale Depart
ment that Gen. Carranza ordered 30.CXX) Carranza soldiers to dispose
themselves south of border to exterminate bandits now lurking in many
places along American line. The Mexicans are now moving through
Chihuahua to take up their Mexican posts.
HONOLULU, May 23 Hawaii has fine claim to statehood,
Jurist thinks. Hawaii has a remarkably high standard on the mainland,
says W. W. Morrow, judge of the (Jh circuit court of appeals.
Proposed bond issue may be up for action. Need of funds one
of the matters supervisors may consider at their meeting
Damage suit against city is threatened. Sin Tip and Chow Fook,
newcomers to the country arrested by Marshal Smiddy last night and
held for investigation. 5 cans of opium in their possession.
WASHINGTON, May 241 16 national guardsmen of Texas, who
refused to muster at call of Presiden, will be courtmartialed. Argument
put up in House of representatives that many of these guardsmen are
married men with families to support.
HONOLULU, May 23 Seller of swipes in Kalihi fights inspector
Fennell and dodges arrest. Pal used gas pie when Fennel and
Jacobsen make raid on illicit joint. Jacohsen loses one man but holds
fast to other.
Picked enlisted men have chance for commissions. Thirteen will
leave on Sierra today to take examinations for fitness on coast. Order
is issued to meet army reorganization needs. Officers promotion boards
arc created by command of Hawaiian department head.
LONDON, May 23 British flank Turks and get position near
Kut-el-Amara. Gen. George Gorringe effects lodgement on north bank
of the Tigris and stronghold of .Ottomans is seriously menaced. Move
ment accomplished under trying conditions. Military observers believe
Turks cannot hold Mesopotamia much longer, and must fall back for
sa f ety.
LONDON, May 23 Food shortage in Great Britain is now alarm
ing. Farmers warned they must abandon prejudices and employ women
Germans lose their foothold at Douaumont. French drive them
from positions which they have held for months.
W ASHINGTON, May 23 Carranzista chief seeks to buldoze
Major Howzc. Demanded that American cavalry surrender projKTty
from Yillista bandits and retreat towards border at once. Both ulti
matums promptly refused.
War department notifies Col. Sibley and Major Langhome that
their campaign is ended and orders them to return.
BERLIN, May 23 Austrians sweep Latins off feet. Everywhere
in southern zone of war, Teutons are driving Italians back. Italians
seem unable to stem tide. Germans making gains in the Tyrol.
ASHING I ON, May 22 Wilson is satisfied with new army bill.
Tells Senator Chamberlain that measure in general is good.
LONDON, May 23 Artie explorers return with data. Crocker
land proved myth, but American expedition secured valuable informa
Smuggled rubber found on Dutch liner. German sympathizers send
stuff in first class mail.
WASHINGTON, May 23 Judiciary committee favors Brandeis.
Boston lawyer has won majority of senate committee for him as sup
reme court justice.
Santo Domingo will be subdued. Admiral Caperton to distribute sail
ors and marines to secure complete quiet.
House votes suffrage to Filipino women. Amendment is proposed
y Congressman Mann.
EL PASO, May 23 American and other foreign owned mining
properties in Cuartoce have been looted.
LONDON, May 23 Lloyds agency announced last night Greek
steamer Anastasios Coroneos, F reiii h steamer Languedoc, and Italian
bark Erminia have been sunk at sea.
LAVA FLOW INCREASING
KAILUA, Hawaii, May 23 The lava flow has crossed the
government road about 4 miles on the Kona side of the Kahuku ranch
gate. Of the three forks of the flow, but one is now making much
progress. It is traveling at the rati of a mile an hour. The flow has
crossed the Bertelmann ranch doing a great amount of damage. Much
damage has been done in the forest reserve above the Hutchinson.
Hookena is the best place at present for w itnessing the flow. The flow
which started about the 7000-foot level, was increasing at last reports.
One of the three forks is flowing in the direction of the 1907 flow, an
other towards the 1868 flow, and the third across the Bertelmann
LONDON, May 22 German and Russian warships believed to be
battling in the Baltic Sea. Heavy cannonading at sea heard at points
along Swedish coast, according to dispatches from Sweden today.
Copenhagen dispatch says German steamship Worm, bound from
Sweden for Germany, reported sunk. Swedish steamer Rosalin struck
mine near Stockholm and sank. No casualties.
PARIS, May 22 Verdun battle grows into fourth month. Battl
ing now bloody and determined. Region of Dead Man's Hill terrific
in intensity. French captured several German blockhouses in Ava
court and trench in outskirts of Vaux. Germans been repulsed.
BERLIN, May 22 Austrians gaining more successes on Italian
line. Made further progress in the Tyrol carrying Armentara peak
and occupying additional villages, and in last few days captured more
than 3,000 Italians.
WASHINGTON, May 22 United States takes stand on mail
hold-up. New note to Great Britain completed. Now before president
for possible revision.
Ambassador Page cabled today that the death sentence of Jeremiah
Lynch, has been commuted to 10 years imprisonment.
GERMAN HEADQUARTERS, May 22 German 'planes WCre
very active on several fronts. Official cablegrams tell of 9 enemy's
machines brought down in last few days.
HONOLULU, May 22 O. R. &L. train used as haunt of crap
shooters. Early morning sees many brisk games going on in public
coaches. No attempt made by police to stop this gambling. Passenger
asks where police are, and whethe onlookers are also guilty. Four games
of craps in progress on outward train to Puuloa this morning.
Sixteen sugar companies file tax objection. Letter received protest
ing against valuation totaling over $10,000,000. Proceedings expected
to begin next month. All but one case will be determined by tax appeal
HILO, May 22 Crater has opened on flank of Mauna Loa on Ko
i a side above Kahuku, and is approaching government road, whicr will
probably be blocked in a few days unless flow stops.
HONOLULU, May 22 Engineer James Taylor defends Nuuanu
dam from attack. Says structure is sound.
LONDON, May 22 Russians join with British expedition south
of Bagdad. Cossocks made daring raid on Moslems front, flanking
Turkish forces. Grand Duke Nicholas makes bold strike that lands
bis troops upon line where British advancing. Military surprised at
news but delighted. British wish attack had happened 2 weeks ago
when fall of Kut-el-Amara would have been prevented. People of
Bagdad garrison reported to number 20,000 Turks. Not thought city
can hold long against Russians. Military authorities believe Russian
army operating against Trebizond will reach the Bosporus by .end of
May. Turks are being slowly cut off from communication with Con
stantinople. BERLIN, May 22 Dispatches from Helsinborg declare that
British submarine which sank German steamer Traver flew German
flag to decoy steamer from protection of Swedish waters.
NEW YORK, May 22 Republicans start Roosevelt campaign.
Will feel out public pulse regarding the Colonel.
HEADQUARTERS U. S. ARMY, MEXICO, May 22 Attack by
bandits, 13 troopers, 7th cavalry, fought skirmish near town of Temos-i-chic.
One American seriously wounded. Bandits dispersed.
CHICAGO, May 22 Sensational charges made against Angela
Spring-Rice, sister of Ambassador Sir Arthur Spring-Rice, made at
meeting of Sinn Fein sympathisers yesterday. Speakers said Miss
Spring-Rice had aided Sinn Fein in getting arms to Ireland.
DEN I SON, Texas, May 22 Nine killed and over 30 hurt in hur
ricane which struck Kemp on Saturday. Houses unroofed and much
other damage. Suffering being relieved by Red Cross.
HONOLULU, May 22 Japanese consul-general, speaks on peace.
Mr. Moroi thinks that after the great war powers will provide for ar
bitration. Nations of Pacific must be in accord. Peoples of United
States and Japan are constantly getting closer together, he thinks.
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