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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1916.
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK
(C6ntlnued From Page 3.)
PETROGRAD, September 5 Russians troops now engaged on
three distinct fronts. From two of them come reports of large
successes. Russians and Bulgarians fighting on new Rumanian line.
BERLIN, September 5 Plans announced today for parole and ex
change of German, French and British citizens on pledge that they
will not enter military service during war. Somme battle continues.
Loss Chilly to Alines conceded.
WASHINGTON, September 5 Repeated controversy on mili
tary and commercial issues between Japan and China and threatened,
crisis closely watched by officials of several departments here. It is
feared that the rights of the United States will be affected. All the
demands of Japan, not yet made public, are yielded to by China.
Chinese rule of Inner Mongolia is threatened. It is pointed out that
this closely involves the principle of open door, which guarantees
American trade full opportunity and the integrity of China. Also
China's right of self rule.
British interference with mails to be stopped by army and navy
as needs be. Senate adopts amendment to new revenue bill, aiming
retaliatory course against English actions. Diplomats in Washington
HONOLULU, September' 5 Joe Fern may present name for
Governor is in favor of the keeping of Kalakaua Day. He wrote
Mayor Lane this morning favoring the idea.
HONOLULU, September 5 Honolulu Japanese decide to kokua
PARIS, September 5 Allies smash German lines north of Somme.
Take Sovecourt and Vermando Villicres, together with 5000 prisoners.
Every battle front sends same story Allies in aggressive hammering
ccaslessly upon enemy, winning back step by step ground once won by
WASHINGTON, September 5 Japanese pressing demands on
China. Officials fear U. S. may become involved.
LONDON, September 5 Dar el Salaam, chief town of German
East Africa, surrenders to Gen. Smuts.
TOKIO, September 5 Chinese grant demands made by Japan.
LEWISTON, September 5 President lauded by Labor Leader
Gompers, talking to Maine crowd. Praises Wilson and scores Hughes.
NEW YORK, September 5 Infantile paralysis now assuredly on
decrease. Only a few new cases and 16 deaths were reported today.
EL PASO, September 5 Street car men riot in El Paso. Out
break follows Labor Day parade. Gen. Bell refuses to interfere.
HONOLULU, September 5 Hawaiian records set in successful
turf performance. Satisfax makes record in furlong, 47 45. H. A.
Baldwin's entry for half mile, Francis B., makes record of 2:43 25.
Dr. J. C. Fitzgerald's Copra, Hawaiian bred, ties time of Satisfax in 4
Swimming meet last night: Duke equaled own record of 53 15
in century. Lane and Cunha close behind. Harold Kreuger takes
American record in 150-yard back stroke, time 1 :14 15.
Healani Boat Club break American record for 500 and 600 yards.
Time 5:12 and 6:10.
Ludy Langer, Los Angeles star, breaks both 880 and 1000-yard
record swim. Time 11 :29 3j5. and 13:07 2 1 5.
NEW YORK, September 4 Fighting is particularly hard in the
Balkans and on the border of Austria-Hungary, where the Slavs are
forcing their way from the North. The Rumanians are striking hard
from the East. Between the Danube and the Black Sea Bulgarians
and the Germans carried their offensive across the Rumanian border.
On the west front there are no developments. Weather in the
Somme district has delayed operations in the trenches. Both sides are
doing little there.excepting enfilading fire.
PETROGRAD, September 4 Russians have captured a whole
series of mountain heights and advanced near the Hungarian frontier,
clearing the way for an early offensive movement.
LONDON, September 4 British aeroplanes in the area of Bel
gium held by the Germans bombarded ship building yards on Saturday
and railroad yards on Sunday. The first aeroplane raid has been
made on Hoboken where the Germans had military establishments. It
was quickly followed by a second raid.
In the fighting north of Somme in the last few hours the British
have captured German defenses 800 yards deep and 300 yards wide.
A village was captured, but a part of it was later retaken by the Teutons
More than 800 German prisoners were taken.
BUCHAREST, September 4 Rumanians occupied villages of
Borszek and Fekeli in Transylvania and are steadily advancing in that
country. In eastern Bulgaria where Rumanians have crossed the fron
tier. Bulcar and Teuton forces were repulsed in an attack on Basargiik.
Fighting is continuous in this district. Hostile hydroplanes flew over
Rumanian territory today and dropped bombs on several towns, wound
ing civilians and children.
ATHENS, September 4 A German baron who has been advanc
ing Teuton propaganda in Greece was arrested today and taken aboard
a Greek cruiser. Sixteen more warships have arrived at JJiraus.
NASHVILLE, September 4 Candidate Hughes refuses to attend
exercise at Nashville because he would not be allowed to make a politi
cal address. His refusal has caused a sensation.
HONOLULU, September 4 Morris Keohokalole, the Paia post
master is coming back to enter his plea. He will leave San Francisco
HONOLULU, September 4 The Pacific Mail Steamer Eucador
has arrived here on the way to the East.
PARIS, September 4 The Austrians have defeated the Roumani
ans in a forty-eight hour battle.
The Teutons have been driven out of Orsova.
British and French troops made a four-mile gain north of Somme in
a series of fresh assaults.
v' AMERICAN LEAGUE, Wash., September 4 Approximately 400
business men from the cities and towns of the north-west began military
training here recently. Five regular army officers are assigned to each
ATHENS, September 4 A German submarine which was trying
to force its way to Constantinople was sunk yesterday by a warship of
the Allies, according to a rejiort received here.
PEKIN, September 4 The Japanese Embassy here yesterday
presented to the foreign office full demands of the Japanese government
for the settlement of the clash between the Chinese and Japanese troops
on August 13th. The demands are of sweeping nature and include dis
missal of alt officers commanding troops in the district where the clash
took place, and also the withdrawal of all Chinese troops from the
TQKIO, September 4 Chinese troops opened fire on a Russian
garrison in Manchuria last Saturday. The assault was without provoca
tion. SACRAMENTO, September 4 Flames are sweeping Sacramento
to the ground. Many fine buildings have been destroyed by the fire.
WASHINGTON, September 4 The President has signed the biir
averting the railroad strike. He used four pens in the ceremony.
Brotherhood leaders are to receive copies as souveniers. Peace will be
jHrmanent unless railroad heads decide to contest legality of the new
eight-hour law, in which case the men will strike at once,
agreed to meet Duke for a 250 yard swim.
Benny Markham plans to play with the Athletics. If his hopes are
realized, this means that a Honolulu boy will be a member of Connie
Mack's team this year.
HONOLULU, September 3 Satisas, a dark horse owned by Lieut.
Hoyle, took first place in big racing event here today; time, 1:41 and
4 5 seconds.
In the Lady's race Alice McFarlane took first and Miss Von Temps
ky second. Miss Rosa was third and Miss Laura Low fourth.
Oahu won from Kauai in an exciting polo game. Dillingham scor
ed six goals. Theodore Conn from New York was a suprise in the 2:20
swimmnig race. His time was I :ly) and I 5 seconds.
Bernice Lane was first in the girl's race.
Ludy Langer won the 4:40 yard swim, but Duke was not an entrant.
Duke and Langer will swim a half mile race tomorrow. A 100 yards
championship race is also to be a swimming event of the day.
WASHINGTON, September 3 Much satisfaction is expressed
here over the railroad brotherhood's action in calling off the strike.
LONG BRANCH, September 3 In his opening campaign speech
here, President Wilson defies all hyphenated Americans. Leaders fear
their displeasure in the national campaign. The President entirely ignor
:he Republican presidential candidate. He said the Republican party
is a "practical moral failure."
PARIS, September 3 The Austrians have been routed by the
Roumanians in a big battle.
Hermannstadt has been adandoned by the Teutons.
Greece is reeking with revolt while King Constantine is sick.
PAGO PAGO, September 3 Chinese have been barred from West
ern Samoa. British authorities have passed a rigid exclusion law. All
German business houses have been closed by the officials.
CARDIFF, Wales, September 3 A new tinning metal has been
tried out here. It is claimed that the discovery of the new metal will
revolutionize manufacturing in this industry.
SAN FRANCISCO, September 3 The new battleship Californian
which is being built here will probably have keel laid this month. It will
be run by electricity and is being built to resist torpedoes.
EL PASO, September 3 Duty on soap importations to Mexico has
WASHINGTON, September 3 Leaders in Senate predict that
CongresS will adjourn on, next Thursday.
LONDON, September 3 GostoiT, head of the Russian war staff,
has committed suicide. No details have been given.
ROME, September 2 Revolution is aflame in Greece. It is re
ported in dispatches here that the revolt is spreading fast. Martial law
has been proclaimed in Athens. So violent has the disorder become that
martial law has also been proclaimed in other Greek cities. King Con
stantine fears to appear in public.
LONDON, September 2 Greek dispatches say that after two
hours conference with King Constantine and the Greek Premier they
both asserted that Greece would maintain its neutrality. Meanwhile
the outbreak against the government continues. In Macedonia, where
the revolt is well underway, a committee for national defenses has
proclaimed a provisional government and taken over the government of
military and civil affairs in this section.
PETROGRAD, September 2 The Russian offensive has resulted
in gains in the direction of Lemberg. Farther south, near the Hungarian
irontier, advances have also been made.
LONDON, September 2 On west front today British troops drove
enemy from small area intersected with trenches.
PARIS, September 2 Germans have occupied trenches recently
taken by the French south of Epre.
BERLIN, September 2 Austrians opposed Roumanians on the
Hungarian side of the border and drove out the invaders.
BERLIN, September 2 This morning Bulgaria declared war
CHICAGO, September 2 Union leaders declare strike order may
be suspended as House bill becomes law unamended. x Republicans are
accuse of taking political advantage of the threatened strike.
HONOLULU, September 2 Morris Keohokalole, the Paia post
master, has been arrested on an embezzlement charge on the coast.
Postal inspectors who nabbed him say that he has confessed to having
appropriated $1,600 to support his family from money orders directed
to Japan which went astray.
HONOLULU, September 2 Langer breaks his own record for
500 yards swim. Takes more than two seconds of American mark. Duke
took first in 50 yards. Bernice Lane took first in girl's 50-yard, time :
32 25. Helen Rosa, second; G. Hiorth, third. Miss Hiorth looked
upon as a coming champion. Is considered a 13-year old wonder and is
protege of Ruth Stacker.
Horse races and polo will take up this afternoon. Will have ladies'
race, with society women to compete.
Popular salesman is seriously ill. Gangrene compells Chalmers
Graham to undergo three successive capital operations. Report comes
from San Francisco.
LONDON, September 2 Entente fleet and troop ships in Greek
port add to rumors that Greece has joined the Allies. Twenty-three
warships and vessels loaded with troops arrived in Piraeus and establish
ment of base is imminent. Crown Prince succeeds father on the throne.
Russian army wins strategic heights in the Carpathians.
Turks claim decisive victory in Armenia.
German rule crushed in South Africa.
WASHINGTON, September 2 House' passes 8-hour day law.
senate will conform today, lie-up seems will be averted. Lower
branch rushes savin? bill throueh m record time, and Senate is exnected
to do same today before adjournment. Employees win first point in big
usui. vvun legislation eniorcing unuorm working system throughout
nation, it is believed other differences can be settled amicably.
President extends registry of ships. By executive order he gives to
foreign built vessels more time.
NEW YORK, Sptember 1 New York city carmen prepared to
siriKe. inierDorougn employees will suspend work unless company meets
KANSAS CITY, September 2 Activity in Haiti scored by candi
date Hughes. Says administration has acted in bad faith towards San
Pittsburg man, William J. Patterson elected head of G. A. R.
WASHINGTON, September 1 Naval vessels flash wireless S. O.
S. call. Two vessels report they have heard fragmentary wireless dis
tress calls from vicinity of Cristobal, apparently from naval vessels.
ST TIIOMAS- West Indies, September 2 Hurricane laid waste
West Indies. Fifty lives lost in storm which swept island of Dominica.
HONOLULU, September 1 Swimming fans disappointed when
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their best distances. New York athletic club restrictions cause disap
pointment. Cablegram sent to New York to secure permission from
Governor Pinkham this morning appointed J. I,. Hjorth, of Lihue,
Kauai, district magistrate of Lihue district, second place held for ereat
number of years by Judge Charles Dole.
LONDON, September 1 King Constantine of Greece abdicated
throne, says othcial British press representative in statement given out
today at Saloniki. Is abdicating because of indications that Greece will
cast lots with entente Allies. Abdication is in favor of Crown Prince
with Venzelos as jxiwer behind throne. Greek minister discredited
report. Says he doubts veracity of news.
RUMANIA, September 1 Rumanians invading Transylvania won
further successes. Struck deep into country and occupied Petrozseny
and T ar Lunge Valley place today.
On western front Russians captured 289 officers and 15,000 men.
Of prisoners 2,400 were Germans.
CHICAGO, September 1 Congress rushes new law which may be
opposed. Employers likely to Uke Adamson bill to supreme court as
wiiiistdtury. January 1st is date st for 8-hour day to start. Democrati
measure hurried along with republicans not likely to make trouble.
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