Newspaper Page Text
THBfGARDENv ISLAND, TUESDAY, APRIL 13. 1915
THE GARDEN ISLAND PUBLISHING CO., LTD.
Up-To-Date Printers, Bookbinders and Publishers of
THE GARDEN ISLAND
A Weekly Newspaper Issued Tuesdays.
Entered at the Postoffice at Lihue, Hawaii, as Second-class Matter.
Subscription Rates: Per Year, $2.50
Six Months, - 1.50
Three Months, - 1.00
Subscriptions Payable in Advance.
Space Advertising Rates on Annual Contracts, 75 cents per
Inch per Month.
K. C. HOPPER,
MAPS OF THE WORLD
Given FREE To NEW Subscribers of
THE GARDEN ISLAND
New Subscribers During The Months
Of March And April, Paying $2.50 In
Advance For Subscription To This
Paper For One Year, Will Be Entitled
To One Of These Maps.
Every Home And Every Office Should
Have One. Valuable at All Times And
Highly Important On Occasions.
Address: THE GARDEN ISLAND, Lihue.
Continued from page 1
AMERICAN STEAMERS HELD
The American steamers Navajo, Fordney and Leama are detained
at Kirkwall by the British authorities. Ihe owners of the vessels
have appealed to the American Embassy to secure their release.
BRITISH STEAMER TORPEDOED
The British steamer Mayfair, on her way from an American to a
Britisher port with a cargo of cotton, was torpedoed off the Scilly Is
lands. SCARBOROUGH FRIGHTENED AGAIN
London Heavy firing is reported off the coast at Scarborough,
the news giving rise to rumors of a sea battle between English and
German warships in that neighbor hood.
The Austrian resistance in the Dukh pass has been routed, and
they have retreated, abandoning horses and transport facilities.
Monday Morning, April 12.
Honolulu The cruiser Maryland is expected at 8 o'clock this
ANOTHER GERMAN ARRIVES
Newport News, Va. The German auxiliary cruiser Kronprinz
William arrived today, having succeeded in dodging the fleet of the
Allies which is still waiting out? ide.
She was met outside by two U. S. submarines and escorted first
to quarantine and thence to a dock in port.
1 he auxiliary has asked for coal and will have survey made to de
termine need of repairs. She has sunk fourteen vessels with their
cargoes, representing $7,000,000.
FRENCH MEET STRONG RESISTANCE
London French assaults on the lines protecting Metz are meet
ing with stubborn resistance, and attacks have drawn many fierce
Apparently German activity in the north is to keep the French
from concentrating in the Woevre district.
EARLY PEACE IS HOPELESS
Venice Count Tiga, Hungarian premier, has no hone for early
peace. He thinks the war will surely continue until the Autumn.
LUMBER FROM CANADA
London It is said that British Columbia mills have been asked
to bid on 500,000,000 feet of lumber to be used in the construction of
1,00 two -room houses in Northern France.
THE CHRISTMAS SHIP RETURNS
San Francisco The Christmas ship Jason has arrived here on re
VILLA IS BADLY DEFEATED
Laredo The torccs of General Carranza have put the Villa army
to route, killing 3,000 men and checking the advance on Tampico.
Villa is said to be retreating northward.
SUBMARINES STILL ACTIVE
Plvmouth German submarines continue to take toll in British
shipping. The steamer Frederick Franck was towed into port yester
day, damaged by a German submarine.
RUSSIANS USING EXPLOSIVES
Petrograd The Russians arc now using high explosives in dig
ging trenches, blowing great holes between theirs and Germans posi
tions. FOUR ARE HAPPY BRIDES
London Four Gcrmnn prisoners of war were married here yester
day to girls to whom they were engaged before the war began.
Riots broke out yesterday when members of the intervention party
made violent speeches and were arrested by the military.
WILSON TO RUN AGAIN
Washington Democratic leaders say that Wilson will surely be a
candidate for re-election.
Sunday Morning, April 1 1 .
Washington Representative Gardener said last night that the loss
of the submarine F-4 at Honolulu was due to the "peaceful persua
sion" policy of Secretarv Daniels, accompanied by a pretense of pre
paredness. The loss of life at Honolulu was directly due, he said, to the
neglect of the submarine branch of the navy by the Secretary.
MARYLAND COMING SLOWLY
San Francisco Wireless advices state that the cruiser Maryland,
which is on her way to Honolulu withitacklc and men to raise the sub
marine F-4, is steaming slowlv.
MUNITIONS FOR THE RUSSIANS
Tacoma The steamer Hakashika Main sailed from this port
yesterday with a cargo of war munitions and aeroplanes for the Rus
ACQUITTED OF KILLING WIFE
Paris The captain of the French army who killed his wife for
disobering military orders of General JofTrc has been acquitted of the
charge of murder.
JAPANESE RESTIVE IN MEXICO
San Francisco Japanese laborers arc becoming restive as result a
of their treatment at the hands of Mexicans. Condition of the Japanese
cross the line in Mexico approaches starvation.
CONSUL'S OFFICE RAIDED
Douglas, Arizona The office of Consul Simplich, at Nogales,
vas entered by two Mexicans, whom the consul surprised while they
were searching files of documents some of which are missing. One of
the men was captured, but will give no explanation of the attempted
theft of documents.
TROUBLES OE ANTI-NEUTRALS
Los Angeles Harry Chandler and his companions, who were ar
rested for breaking the neutrality laws, with respect to Mexico have
been re-arrested for intimidating witnesses.
HOLLAND AND GERMANY FRIENDLY
The Hague There is the utmost confidence here of continued re
lations between Holland and Germany. How the rumor of a break
between the countries started cannot be ascertained.
RELIEF STEAMER TORPEDOED
Rotterdam The "British steamer Harpalyce, which brought the
first cargo of provisions for Belgian relief, was sunk in the North Sea
by a German submarine yesterday. Twenty-six of the crew of .53
THE AGITATION IN ITALY
Rome Momentous events hinge upon developments throughout
Italy today, if the expectations of those who have arranged an almost
nation wide series of mass meetings in favor of the immediate partici
pation in the war are realized.
These meetings have been called by tha leaders of the five politi
cal parties, who are foremast in leading the war agitation and who
argue that the time for diplomacy has passed and the day for Italy to
strike against Austria is at hand, to secure revenge for lost provinces.
AMERICAN COTTON CAPTURED
London Cotton captured on an American steamship bound for
Bremen has been ordered to a British prize court to be adjudged'.
A REPORT FROM PARIS
Paris The French lunge toward Metz continues, with the Ger
mans desperately striving to retain positions of lines along the Meuse
and the Moselle.
French attacks are persistent, and fresh trenches have been taken
The Teutons are reported to have fcU'.'ii back in several places.
Les Epargne heights have been finally Jptured by the French.
GEKMAN5 HAYfc Luil jU.UUU
During the two months of fighting in this locality, the Germans
have lost ?0,000 men.
ALL1L5 WIN UN rKUNIS
London Reports from all fronts yesterday tell of reverses for
the Austro-Germans. while the French along the eastern end of the
Allies' line have made appreciable gains, taking prisoners and inflict
ing severe losses upon the invader? .
THE FIGHTING IN MEXICO
Washington With a general attack on Tampico expected to be
gin at any time, and the situation in the citv being very bad, Ameri
cans in Tampico have asked the State Department for transportation
to the United States. It is claimed that there are 300 Americans
UNIONS FAVOR PROHIBITION
Chicago l he value ot proniuition as a war measure to conserve
funds, health and aggressiveness has been officially recognized by the
leaders of the labor' unions, and they have sent out urgent recoinmenda
tions to the unions of America that all unions facing strikes adopt
prohibition for their members as one of the first moves.
TENNEY PECK PROMOTED
Honolulu L. Tenney Peck has been elected president of the
First National Bank, succeeding Cecil Brown.
MANOA DAMAGED ON COAST
San Francisco The steamer Elizabeth rammed the steamship
Manoa today, making a whole shove the water line.
The Stain ord team leaves soon for Hawaii.
NOTED SCULPTOR DEAD
New York Sculptor Bitter, who was chief of the department of
sculpture for the Panama-Pacific Exposition, died here today.
PLAGUE'S PROGRESS IN HAYANA
Havana, Cuba Two more cases of plague were discovered here
m HlIliCT i entail
-W GRIM STUlWHirr'
GREGG STEEL JFRAME CANE. CARS
STANFORD WINS RACES
Oakland Stanford University won both university races today.
The transpacific yacht race this year may be abandoned on account
of lack of interest on the Pacific coast.
' STARTLING RUMORS FROM FRONT
London The weekend strike of dock workers collapsed.
Mass meetings by factions for and against war to be held tfnjpr
row in Italy despite the protest of the authorities.
Austria is withdrawing troops from the Servian frontier to pro
tect herself on the Italian border.
It is reported here that Austria has reached a decision to sound
Russia on the subject of peace.
The Vatican denies a report that Austria requested the assistance
of the Pope in adjusting her present difficulties.
The Austrians lost 26,000 men in the last battle in the Car
pathians. It is reported that Austria has abandoned her campaign against
The French sailing vessel Cheaubriaud, bound tor New York, has
been torpedoed by a German submarine off the Isle of Wright.
New York Scenes of the wildest excitement were experienced on
the stockiexchange here todav, due to speculative boom in stock
caused by the apparently changing war situation. There were gains
of from one to three points in stocks favored by speculators. Total
sales were 800,000 shares.
Cadiz A steamer arriving here reports sighting tlie British ship
Robert, which had been abandoned. Her masts were shattered. It is
believed that she was shelled by a German warship, her crew being
Saturday, April 10
Sugar, 4.64. '
Honolulu Captain Smith denies charges that the submarine F-4
was not in good condition. Admiral Moore has been ordered hyhe
Secretary of the Navy to make a complete investigation of the matter
a nd report.
The Military Bill has aroused strong condemnation from church
people. Dr. Scttdder denounces it.
Mrs. Black, the Honolulu lady whom it was said was told about
the bad condition of the submarine F-4, denies the statement.
Petrograd An official report given out at the war office lastjuiht
says that the Russians now control the Carpathians. W
Austrian resistance in the south has collapsed, and remnants of
the forces of Franz Joseph are unable to resume the defensive.
There aic more rumors of the efforts of the Emperor of Austria to
Washington Germany, through her ambassador, has presented a
note to the State Department, charging the United States with having
an agreement with the British government relative to embargo. Berlin
thinks this attitude will not protect the neutrality of the United States.
Secretarv Bryan is framing a' reply.
London The Allied fleet has again bombarded the forts of the
Dardanelles, with considerable damage as the result.
Berlin Germany has seized 5,500 pieces of cannon since the war
Washington A rumor prevails here that Germany has requested
the United States to sound the Allies on the question of peace.
Rome War or revolution is the choice presented to King Eman
uel of Italy. Unless he moves against Franz Joseph without delay,
the people threaten to drive him off of the throne.
Political leaders have given him warning to this eilect.
All railroad stock has been commandeered by the Italian Govern
ment for the transportation of troop.v
Washington Carranza has notified the Untied Slates that he can
not consent to the city of Mexico being made neutral territory.
Los Augeless It has been found that the lieutenant who went
down in the submarine off Honolulu wrote to his brother in Los An
geles of a blow-out on the vessel and prophesied that the vessel would
some day go up in smoke.
The statement of Mrs. Nelson, wife of a pettv officer on bord,
that her husband said the vessel was unseaworthv, has been confirfl;ed
by a resident of Honolulu.
Petrograd The Russian staff considers that the Austrian opposi
tion in the Carpathian mountains has collapsed. Beskids has been
New fighting has developed north of Suwalki.
London Italy is withdrawing all her railroad equipment from the
Swiss frontier to facilitate the movement of her troops to the border of
Tyrol, a province of Austria immediately north of Italy.
King Constantiue, of Greece, says that the position of his country
is similar to that of Italy. Military preparedness is sought, without
necessarily abandoning neutrality,
The French are advancing further along the Meuse and Moselle,
attempting to force the Germans back, resulting in sanguinary fighting.-
It is claimed that German trenches captured were chocked with
Germany admits fierce fighting but denies advancement of the
There was a large increase of import business into England in
March, but a decrease of nearly fifteen million pounds sterling in ex
ports. Petrograd Franz Joseph appears to his people to aid in securing
peace. At the outset Hungarians were for solidarity with Germany.
Army now insists that war continue, as Austria will have to pay the
price in any event.
Chicago Ex-Senator Lorimer will be tried for bank wrecking.
Friday, April 9
Rome All Italian steamers due to leave for American ports are
being held until atter the twentieth instant. The order came 24 hours
after concentration of the Italian navy. i
Havre The birthday of King Albert was celebrated here todrv,in
Belgium's temporary capital.
Berlin Eight thousand Jews have been expelled from Warsaw by
Petrograd The Allies are almost ready to attack the Dardanelles
by land and sea. Several of the Allies' ships were sighted from the
Province of Adnanople yesterday.
New York The 1 haw case will be reopened and he will have
chance to prove he is not insane.
Washington Agents of Villa here deny he was defeated. They
say he repulsed Obregau forces.
Seattle Australian apples nave neen barred from the coast on
account cf being contaminated by the Mediterranean fruit fly.
San Francisco Captain Dollar will ask $20,000 from Japan as
damages for the seizure of the ship Cristian Boers.
San Jose 1 he entire government of Costa Rics was nearly lost,
with the yacht shipwrecked near Puenta Arena.
Washington The armada which will pass through the canal in
June, will bejarger and greater than that which went around the
world duringRoosevelt's administration.
St Louis A terrific electrical storm passed over this State yester
day, accompanied by rain and hail. Wires down and communication
interrupted. No estimates made of damage.
Honolulu The diving bell recently manufactured by the Hono
lulu Iron Works, to aid in raising the F-4 has been abandoned by
Captain Smith. Proceedings relative to raising the sunken vessel will
await the arrival of the Maryland.
The statement made by Nelson, one of the ijl-fated crew, and. re
peated by his wife, in Los Angeles, was made the night before I the
vessel went down.
The Medical Society condemns Judge Stuart, for attack on Mc
Conkey in granting new trial in Martin Wilson case.
It is rumored about town, that the Pacific Mail Steamship Co.
will give up, on account of restrictions, imposed by sailor's bill, re
cently passed by Congress.
Kupihea findings by legislative committee, excites citizens to ask
what will follow conviction by the committee.