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THE GARDEN ISLAND TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1914
LATEST WIRELESS NEWS
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A REPORT FROM VIENNA.
Vienna The Russian army is being defeated in west Galicia by
Austrians. The situation in south Poland is reported to be quiet. The
Russians have been dislodged from entrenched positions.
WERE GERMAN MINES.
Stockholm An investigation made by the government proves that
the mines which have destroyed or damaged Swedish ships were laid
bv Germans and not bv Russians.
REPORTED TUSSIAN SUCCESSES
I'etrograd The Russians wire successful against the Germans
and Austrians all along the line vesterdav.
THE WAR IN BELGIUM
London There was heavy fighting in Belgium yesterday. German
attemps to break line of Allies at Vpres failed.
DUTCH STEAMER WRECKED
The Dutch steamer Bovor, sailing from Amsterdam to Buenos
Ayres, ran on the rocks on the Portuguese coast vesterdav and is a to
tal wreck. Thirty-four lives are known to be lost.
DESTROYED OF AIRSHIPS
Washington Rear Admiral Strauss has developed and perfected a
gun that will destrov military airships at a height of 7.000 feet.
NACO'S SUNDAY TROUBLES
Naco The siege of X.ico continues. Two persons on the Ameri
can side of the international line are reported to have been wounded
by stray bullets yesterday.
General Bliss has his artillery trained on the Mexican battlfield
and if the American ultimatum is disregarded his troops will go into
the action with a view to putting a stop to the fighting near the border.
FAMOUS EDITOR IS ILL
Atlanta, Ga. Arthur Brisbane, editor
the brains of W. R. Hearst Ed. Gard. IslJ
Sunday, December 1 3.
Amsterdam Reports which have been current for sometime re
garding the removal of Von Moltke have been confirmed, and it is
now known that he is a prisoner in his own house, on account of a
misuii'' -'standing with the Crown Prince.
AMERICAN CONSUL ASKS RELIEF.
London The American Consul at Antwerp has asked the Relief
Committee for food supplies for hi family.
GOETHELS V'ANTS WARSHIPS
.he Hearst papers (and
; seriously ill in this city.
Washington Colonel Goethe Is ha asked that torpedo boat des
troyers be sent to Panama at once. It is believed that lie fears some
attempt mav be made to infringe upon neutrality rules.
TWO CAPTAINS ARE DEAD
Honolulu Captain Shepherd, for many years pilot at this pc rt,
San Francisco Captain Crowell, of the steamship Ventura, died
here yesterday of heart failure.
THE TROUBLE IN MEXICO
Vera Cruz Firing on Mexican troops by United States troops,
whatever the motive, will be regarded as a formal declaration of war
by first chief Carranza.
San Antonio Prisoners bearing arms against Carranza are shown
Naco General Bliss has located at this place, in vkv of yester
day's development?. Bullets are still coming across the border from
the Mexican firing line.
RUSSIANS REPORT SUCCESSES
Petrograd Successes on laud and sea are reported for the Rus
sians. At the mouth of the Danube a Turkish steamer loaded with wheat
Russian destroyers have captured and destroyed a number of
CRUISER DRESDEN ASHORE
Beunos Ayres The German cruiser Dresden is ashcre near the
mouth of the Callenos river and is in a perillous position. She was dis
covered by the British when the heavy fog raised. Assistance was of
fered. There are no towns near the place of accident. The Dresden may
A TALKATIVE CONSUL
Chicago The Italian consul here says that Italy will probably
allv herself to the defeated powers.
Regarding the enormous purchases of foodstuffs by Italy in the
United States he said that his country is preparing to defend herself
and protect her interests.
The Italian army, according to him, will be equipped to the ex
tent of more than 2,000,000 men inside of two months.
SMALLPOX ON A TRAIN
Oakland On account of a conductor on a train falling ill of small
pox, all passengers on trains from Portland are being vaccinated here.
HONOLULU NEWS NOTES
Honolulu The Mountain Trail affair was a huge success.
The Governor is still hot after the Rapid Transit Company, and
does not seem to be worried at all over his actions or the hornets'
nest he has stirred up. He has ordered the Superintendent of Public
Works to make an examination of the books and equipment of th"
Petrograd Milit iry observers say, German front has twice been
pierced north of Warsaw, severing communication with other columns.
Germans are said to be retreating stubborn . 1 in critical condition
as result of severing of communications.
Paris An official report savs "Yesterday saw location on west
bank of Vser completed. In region of the Aisne our artillery over
came Germans. We destroved howitzer battery north of Vailley in the
heights of the Meuse. At Deuxmonde artillery destroyed one German
battery, dynamited blockhouses and destroyed trenches."
Berlin Official reports say, German operations in Flanders con
tinue ' i essfullv. French attacks near Langemarks repulsed. Germans
bombarued railroads at Vpres to hinder the enemy. Some progress
made at Arras. French attacks in l'Vrest of Argonne weak and repuls
ed easily. In East Prussia German r ivalry repulsed Allies, capturing
350 men. German operations developing in North Poland,
Constantinople The Turkish licet bombarded the Russian port of
Batum in the Black Sea, killing thousands.
London Customs officers discovered German army officers stow
ed away in trunks. Supposed to be carrying information to the ene
my. Thev were well supplied with food and water
San Francisco A fresh slide in Wn- Culebra cut blocks traffic in
the canal. It is expected to be cleared in two days.
Washington Suffrage and prohibition are winning in Congress.
San Francisco Captain Carey's master's license (captain of the
wrecked Hanalei) has been suspended for two years; the charge being
negligence and unskilf ullness.
Saturday, December I 2.
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Berlin Greece will take no part in the war
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