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TUB GARDEN ISLAND TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1914,
LATEST WIRELESS NEWS
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Monday, December 7.
London The Germans have found Ihcir position in Belgium un
tenable, evidence to that effect having been found.
T!,,i; ..,1 ,;tu tli.it tin nrniv i f:i11ini back, but claims that it is
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another reliremeut for "strategic reasons." !
The French say that their field artillery destroyed the German
held fortifications at Hasmur. . i
The Germans failed in their attempt to recapture Wedireft. ;
Forty British and French watsliips are being assembled at an mi-;
known i.lace. nrobablv in the Mediterranean, to attempt to break'
through the Dardanelles.
It is reported that the Turkish cruiser ILunadin has been damag
ed bv a mine.
THE MEXICAN TROUBLES
Galveston A British plantation superintendent killed by Mexi
cans may cause further complications. Bandits looted and burned the
L.uvdo ( Texas) Cipriano Castio and Zapata troops had a severe
engagement, the Castro troops claiming the victorv.
Kl Paso Guiterrez has taken olfice as president of Mexico.
Phoenix -Federal troops will protect people along the border in
Arizona from stray shots by Mexicans.
Sacramento-- The janitor "i a church building is under arrest here
for the murder of a child, lie admits having served five terms in
prison and one in insane asylum.
V:ishiii'ton -Coiictcms convened this morning for the short term-
to last to March 4. Among the important :ssues to come before this
short session will be Philippine independence.
REPORTED GERMAN VICTORY
New York Germany has won a great battle in Poland and oc
cupied Lodz, according to information received here last night. It is
further stated that countless thousands fell in the conflict.
CAPTAIN A PRISONER
London- The captain of the German cruiser Emden is being sent
to England on the steamer Australia as a prisoner of war.
CONSTITUTION'S CLOSE CALL
Norfolk The old frigate Constitution. was nearly wrecked in a
squall yesterday. She was picked up in a dangerous locality and tow
IRISH IN THE WAR
London According to a statement made by Redmond, 140,000
Irishmen are now at the front with the British army.
Sunday, December 6.
FIGHTING NEAR LODZ CONTINUES.
Petrograd -Desperate fighting continues in the legion West of
Lowsic and on the roads between Lodz and Plotrokow, with the ar
mies locked hand to hand. Conflict generally favors the Russians, who
take many prisoners and inflict enormous losses on Germans.
On Friday a column of Germans were attacked by a number of
Russian armored autos;loss to Germans was large.
Lodz is the bloodiest battle of the war.
Paris The Allies make perceptible progress north of the river
French cavalry destroyed several earthwork fortifications near
ITALIAN GOVERNMENT AND PARLIMENT UNITED.
London A dispatch from Rome says that Italian government is
receiving solid backing from parliment.
BRITISH SUBMARINES SUNK
Berlin French attacks against German lines in Flanders have
British submarines attempting to run the gauntlet of the Dar
danelles "-ere discovered bv Turkish forts and sunk.
NEW REVOLUTION FOR MEXICO
Kll'aso A new revolution has been started by Salazar and Cam
po. These call upon all true Mexicans to join them against Gutier
rez. Ca-ranza and Villa Carrauza has given orders for the destruc
tion of Vera Cruz.
The Mexican railroad, which is British owned property, has filed
compbvnt with State Department, through British ambassador.
Xew York Winter raging here, charity shelters are insufficient
for the demand.
KAUAI-BOUND STEAMER DAMAGED
Port Angeles The schooner Oceania Vance Kauai-bound .leturn
ed to port much damaged bv fire.
Honolulu Thelma Smart has left her entire estate to Smart
cutting out mother and son.
Judge Stuart appointed in Robinson's place. He was a candidate
Charles Mahoe died suddenly yesterday.
The big leaguers will visit the Volcano.
Petrograd The bloodiest battle of the European war was fought
between Germans and Russians near Lodz. Germans had to cut their
way out with bayonets when trapped bv Russians, a distance of 15
miles. Germans lost 9)-10 of their officers. Fighting lasted .if: hours,
Germans charging over mounds of their dead.
Berlin Official reports say that I'rcnch attacks on German lines
in Flanders and south of Met, have been repulsed.
German armies advanced at LaBasse. German operations in Po
land taking normal course.
Paris Official reports say progress has been made by the Allies
between Dixmnnd and Vpres, Allies occupy right bank of the Vser
canal. Near Rheims French cavalry and artillery destroyed earth
fortifications. In Argonne strong firing continues.
London--Great havoc was played with shipping by the recent
storm. In the North sea the cruiser Venus, while s-eking port struck
at full speed. The mast was carried away, in the case of a Norwegian
ship, which finally became waterlogged and foundered oil the Lizard.
Only three were saved. An uniiulentified steamer is ashore near the
Mersey, The 'Anthony' wirelessed distress signals 50 miles off Liz
London It is run.ml that the entire Portuguese cabinet has re
Berlin -( Mlicially announced that Krupp works not bombarded by
British, as rumored.
Basels Heavy cannonading heard i'l Alsace.
Honolulu-Thomas B. Stuart appointed third Judge 1st circuit
A. W. Kecch fotmerly of Honolulu, struck by street car in San
Francisco, knocked down, lie. ivii-. com nssic n of the brain. He will
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