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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1916.
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK
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Patrick McMahon Glyn, an Australian attorney, passing through
Honolulu yesterday, says that the aim of colonists now is to make Britain
supreme in the Pacific. He is a delegate to an imperial conference.
While here he spoke of the immense project and said that the colonial
navy is to be part of the scheme. Canada, New Zealand, Australia and
South Africa are to form combination according to the plans.
The war department has ordered that the reserve supply of uni
forms and rifles in Hawaii be sent to Mexico.
American Security Company of New York yesterday filed in a
local court a complaint for an injunction and appointment of receiver j
against George Marshall, the contractor on the Hilo breakwater. Com- j
pany says that the contractor violated terms of contract and claims that
he is deeply in debt. I
HONOLULU, October 5 Honolulu women have organized a
"good film" league. The object is to be the securing of clean moving
pictures for all children. j
PARIS, October 5 Allies continue to make gains on west front.
Drive forward is made through pouring rain and Germans are driven
from their positions north of the Somme.
Russians and Teutons are struggling desperately in Galicia and
In Macedonia the Serbians are making headway against the Bulg
STOCKHOLM, October 5 Sweden regards Entente blacklist as
unjust, but will continue neutral.
LONDON, October 5 British sacrifice is not yet ended, as the
ministrv has demanded mure men and munitions at once.
ATLANTIC CITY, October 5 Peace in Mexico must be lasting,
American commissioners tell their conferees. Half measures are un
desirable, they declare.
PARIS, October 5 A British Red Cross steamer was destroyed by
an explosion in the straits of Dover. Definite details are not available.
NE WYORK, October 5 The Federal Sugar Company announces
sale of 30.000 tons of American sugar to one purchaser.
SEATTLE, October 5 Longshoresmen strike in Seattle has col
lapsed and the men have asked for work at old pay and time. j
LONDON, October 5 Franz Joseph, emperor of Austria, is ill
again. Condition of the emporer causes anxiety. Bronchities is the
cause of the illness. . n. .
EL PASO, October 5 General Villa caused the killing of a China
man and one Turk in a recent fight. . f
HONOLULU, October 4 The Oahu railroad yard in Honolulu
was the scene of a wreck this morning, caused by strikers, in which a
heavy loss of life was only avoided by chance. An engine was derailed
by strikers, which run along the track for a hundred yards upon the
ties. Box cars behind the engine, in which were riding strikebreakers
from the nearby plantations, were thrown from the track, but none of
the men were seriously injured.
The strikers forced the engine from the track by throwing a
gasoline drum beneath the wheels. If this obstacle had failed, other
men were ready to hurl big timbers across the track, and finally roll
upon the track heavy car wheels which were scattered along the right
The police were taken unawares by the strikers. Arrests of some
of the strike leaders involved have been made. Attorneys for the
strikers complain bitterly that they are not being allowed to see their
Later violence from the strikers was checked by a big special guard.
The county attorney is conducting an investigation to learn which
of the men were responsible for the wrecking of the laborers' train.
BERLIN, October 4 The campaign in Germany against Dr. von
Bethmann Hollweg is assuming a more tangible form in and from public
power. A circular letter demanding his retirement has been sent to the
Reichstag members. The attack on the official is due to his attempt to
reach an agreement with Great Britain, and on his attitude on Belgium
neutrality and the submarine issue.
LONDON, October 4 Daucourt and Labbaye, positions on the
west Somme sector, for which there has recently been much hard fight
ing, are now entirely in the hands of the British.
BERLIN, October 4 The Russians are continuing their heavy
assaults on the German-Austrian lines on the east front.
An official announcement tells of the defeat of the Russians by
The Rumanians who crossed the Danube river to invade Bulgaria,
south of Bucharest, have hastily withdrawn as the result of an encircl
ing movement or von Mackensens' force which would have cut them off.
They rebuilt pontoon bridges and recrossed the river today.
PARIS, October 4 Fortified lines of German defenses on west
front between Morval and St. Pierrie Wood were captured by the
French today. Over 300 prisoners were taken.
HONOLULU, October 4 Local shippers are reported to be ready
to increase stevedores pay, but San Francisco managers of the shipping
companies object, it is said.
Listed stocks are quiet on exchange, but unlisted stocks and Engels
Lumper are in strong demand m Honolulu.
A private Japanese bank has been opened here.
LONG BRANCH, October 3 The German embassador to the
L nited States is to ask President Wilson to send assistance to the Poles
He intends to call upon the president to urge that the care of thousands
of starving war victims be undertaken by the the United States. It is
said that the Serbians are also woefully in need of help. Naked and
starving thousands are dying, according to German reports of Turkish
atrocities in Rumania.
Teddy Roosevelt and Ex-President Taft met yesterday and the
two former political enemies forgot their 1912 feud. The two former
antagonists will join to make national campaign fight for the Republ
ican presidential candidate. Roosevelt delivered an emphatic speech
here for Candidate Hughes.
CLEVELAND, October 4 Four persons were killed and many in
jured in terrible accident, when two trolley cars dropped fifty feet into
Cuyhooa river during the rush hours yesterday. End of bridge over
which cars were passing collapsed and the cars fell into the river.
PARIS, October 4 The Bulgarians fate hangs in balance of battle
in Dobrudja. Reports of the battling conflict, as the struggle for
Bulgarians admit defeat in Macedonia field.
Attacks launched by German commander against Allies north of
somme break under hre.
In Galicia the Russians continue their attacks upon the Germans
and Austrians and claim gains.
Wet weather hampers work of Allies in the west, but the at
tempts of the Germans to recover lost ground are defeated.
PARIS, October 4 Fierce attacks upon Venizelos are to be bar
red by the Greek government, as the royalist publications have been
instructed to stop defaming the former premier.
TOKIO, October 4 Okuma, premier of Japan, has resigned on
account of his old age.
BERKELEY, October 4 Mrs. Harriet Stebber yesterday filed
her papers as a candidate for election to the presidential electorate col
lege from this state. She declares herself for Hughes for president and
for prohibition for California.
NEW YORK, October 4 In interview American consular officer
for Germany says that after war Germany and the United States will
have big trade. He declares that Germany will be ready for any trade
war directed against her. Germany, he says, expects that the United
States will be her closest trade ally after the conflict closes.
KAHULUI RAILROAD CO'S
N or' west
Galv. Corrugated Sheets
Galvanized Water Pipe
Black Steam Pipe
Oast Iron Soil Pipe
Telephone No. 1062
Kahului, Maui, T. H.
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