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THE GARDEN ISLA-ND TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 1915
LATEST WIRELESS NEWS
(Continued from page 5;
Saturday, April 24
Friday, April 23
Submarhe Towed 120 Feet
Honolulu The submarine F-4 has been raised 24 feet and towed
120 feet toward the harbor. Parting of the cables has again brought a
h;ilt to the work.
The Board of Immigration prefers to resign rather than alter its
opinion regarding the claim of certain Japanese for feeding immi
grants, payment of which has been authorized by Legislative enact
ment. The Grand Jury agrees with Judge Ashford relative to the charac
ter of Representative Kupiheu, but doubts that there is law to cover
the t ase.
Stockwell, the man suitur the Inter-Island S. N. Company for
$10,000 damages for the loss of an eye, has been awarded $520 by the
British Nary Very Active
London The extreme activity in admiralty circles lends force to
the opinion that a naval battle is impending in the North Sea.
A powerful British fleet will invade the German naval base.
Pioneer Meat Man Dead
Chicago John Cudahv, a pioneer meat packer and one of the
most prominent, is dead.
Roosevelt On The Stand
Syracuse Roosevelt was still on' the stand when court closed,
testifying in his own behalf in the libel-damages suit brought against
him by Mr. Barnes. On the stand he said he regarded Mr. Barnes as
a modern Dr. Jekyll-And-Mr.-Hyde sort of a man.
The ex-President declared that he had never heard of a donation
of $10,000 by the Hawaiian Sugar Planters to the Republican cam
paign. Fierce Fighting In Belgium
London The battle now raging between the French and En
glish on the one side and the Germans on the other at Ypres is one of
the biggest pitched conflicts ot that region since the war began.
The British in Belgium are stubbornly resisting the terrific on
slaughts of the Germans.
There is a persistent rumor that the Germans will retire to the
Liege line of entrenchments in order to shorten the length of their
Hill Number 6.1 continues fo be a storm center.
The French were obliged to retire when the Germans dropped
asphyxiating bombs near them, accomplishing what the direct attacks
of the Teutons had failed to do.
Final Ultimatum Given
Tokio The Japanese government has given President Yuan Shi
Kai. of China, three days in which to decide whether he will yield to
the demands of Japan or have war.
Count Okuma has announced that this is the last word of his
government to Peking.
The drastic action taken is with the approval of the Mikado,
Yoshihito, and followed a conference with the leading statemen of the
The anti-government parties of Japan are opposed to this policy.
Russians Pressing Forward
Petrograd The failure of the attempt of the Austro-German
forces to flank the Russians, has been followed by a general forward
movement of the latter.
Only desultory fighting is now taking place.
German Off South America
Lima, Peru Report has reached here of the sinking of a British
slup by a German commerce destroyer, with mounted guns.
Hearings To Be Resumed
Kansas City Hearings concerning the recent great strike in Col
orado are to be resumed.
Submarine Towed 60 Feet .
Honolulu -The submarine F-4 was raised eight feet this morning
and towed sixty feet nearer toward the shore. At that point the lines
parted under the tremendous strain. Work was stopped at 2 o clock
The new Pacific Mail's schedule cancels all sailings between San
Francisco and the Orient, via Honolulu, after November. Informa
tion as to the future is vague.
Thaw Case Is Set
New York The trial to test the sanitv of Harry Thaw has been
set for May 17.
Excitement In Japto
Tokio Anti-government pajties are organizing mass meetings to
voice their opposition to the government's policy regarding Unna.
Hugo's Daughter Dead
Pnris The daughter of Victor Hugo died today. She had been
a recluse for years, or alter she was kidnapped and takento New York
Great Wireless Power
Savville The power of the great Sayville wireless station has
hten nearly trebled, enabling direct communication between America
Seaman's Strike Ended.
Glasgow The strike of seamen, which tied up the Atlantic liners
temporarily, has ended.
Texas Has A Flood.
Dallas Texas cities have been swept by the most disastrous floods
since the -great Galveston tidal-wave. Twenty are dead at Dallas, where
the damage is one million dollars. Flood was worse' at Austin. Houston
was swept by rising waters and seven are known to De dead.
A French Report.
Paris Spirited fighting is taking place in the corner of Belgium
which is still held by the Allies.
The Germans have compelled the Allies to retire near Ypres.
A half mile of German trenches near St. Mihiel were captured by
t1i Allies. There was a series of fierce conflicts, which drove the Ger
mans out of their earthworks over the torn tertian.
Russians Bombard The Turks
Pptrncrad The Russian Black Sea fleet has dealt havoc to the
Turks by the bombardment of their coast near Russian noil.
A bis Turkish emcamument was shelled. Turks demoralized
nrracks and provision stores destroyed. A number of Turkish
vessels, with supplies and ammunition, were sunk.
British Trawler Torpedoed
Grimsby A British trawler has been torpedoed in the North Sea
hv a German submarine. Two of the crew were killed. The survivors
have reached here.
Operations In Dardanelles
London Four British warships have carried on a heavy bombard
rtf the forts of the Dardanelles near the entrance to the straits
The results have not been announced.
The bombardment north of Smyra has been resumed by the Alliei
' Russian Aviators Attack ,
Petrograd It is reported here that Russian aviators have success
fully attacked the German positions at Plock and Lawa, as well as
German boats on the Vistula, carrying soldiers and war supplies.
Submarine F-4 Stuck
Honolulu A report which gained wide circulation yesterday
afternoon that the submarine F-4 had been moved a quarter of a mile
proves to be untrue. In place of that being a fact, the submarine
setms to be stuck hard and fast, and it has been found impossible to
budge her an inch. The cruiser Maryland will take hold of the tackle
around her today, and trv to move the submerged craft farther toward
The Board of Immigration has been cited to appear before the
Senate today and make explanations whv it will not pay the claim of
certain Japanese for feeding aliens held by the authorities.
Cause Of The Delay
Peking It is explained here that the cause of the delay in nego
tiations between China and Japan, referred to yesterday, is time re
quired by the Emperor to scrutinize the report handed- him by his
Austria Russia Reports
London As is usually tha case the reports from Austria and Rus
sia at the close of yesterdav were contradictory. It was noted, how
ever, that where the Austrians claimed a minor victory, the Russians
claimed sweeping success.
Austria claims that a successful counter attack has been driven
home to the Russian advance in the Uzok Pass.
Law Is Defective
Washington -The War Department is of the opinion that the act
forbidding trust owned vessels access to the Panama canal is inopera
tive. The courts must establish the fact that the cargoes carried in such
vessels are of such a character as to be in conflict with the Sherman
anti-trust law before the government may refuse permission tor them
to pass through.
Britain Closes Certain Ports
London Announcement is made today by the government that
certain points may be closed to shipping without notice.
Shipping between Great Britain and Holland is suspended again.
These developments lead to the conjecture that a battle in the North
Sea is Imminent. The Admiralty remains silent.
Poles In Bad Way
Seven million Poles, many of them Jews, are facing famine in the
war zone in the east.
The best farms of Poland have beeen turned into vast burial
Typhoid fever is raging, and the people are living on garbage left
behind by the German armies.
American Expert Trade
Washington The records indicate that the export trade of Ameri
ca at present is the greatest in history.
Roosevelt As A Witness
Syracuse, N. Y. Roosevelt, on the witness stand in his own be
half in the libel suit brought against him, was held there for five
hours. During his examination he admitted having an agreement
with ex-Senator Pratt regarding party government before receiving
the nomination as govornor.
The Kaiser In Alsace
London Dispatches from Geneva report that the Kaiser is now
n Alsace inspecting the trenches facing the French positions in the
Twenty-two hundred maimed French soldiers men who owing
to the character of their wounds will never be able to fight again
have been transported to Lake Constance where they will be ex
changed for an equal number of life-crippled German soldiers
The Ypres Battle Continues
Heavy fighting continues south of Ypres between the British and
German forces. The battle is for possession of what is known as hill
number sixty. '
Statehood Is Endorsed '
Honolulu A concurrent resolution, introduced by Speaker Hol-
stein, requesting the Congress of the United States to grant statehood
to Hawaii, passed the House of Representatives today and will go to
Japan Defers Action
Tokio Japan has postponed resumption of negotiations with
China over the Japanese demands. Commissioner Hoike is without
instructions to proceed further. The delay is stid to be pending the
decision of a conference now in progress in Tokio.
German Headquarters Report
Washington Today's report from German headquarters says that
the Germans have successfully blasted the mines south of La Basse,
and that artillery duels are taking place north of Arras, in the Argon-
nts, and between the Meuse and the Moselle. A French attack in
Priest forest has been repulsed.
On the north slope of Hartmannsweilerkopl. the Germans des
troyed the enemy's point d'appui, and repulsed the enemy's attack.
On the east front the situation is unchanged. '
Conquest Of The Tropics
Birmingham General Gorgas says that the victories of medical
science assures greater civilization for the Tropics.
Smallpox On The Chiyo
San Francisco Elizabeth Batchelder, daughter of Mrs. Wilson,
both wealthy New York women, died of smallpox on board the Chiyo
Obregon Pursuing Villa
Washington According to reports received here,' General Obre
gon is pursuing Villa in Mexico.
The transport Sumner is bringing back to the United States 300!
refugees out of 5,000 residing in Tampico.
Switzerland And Italy
Geneva Austrian and German subjects residing in Switzerland
have been recalled on account of the gravitv of the situation.
That Italy has taken another step for active participation in the
war is evidenced by the fact that the Italian government had requisi
tioned all vessels plying to the United States, impiessing them into the
military service for usejn emergency.
A Russian Report ,
Petrograd The attempts of the Austrians to outflank the Russians
who have cut through the Carpathians and are marching to Hungary,
The Austrians, after being driven back from the passes, following
the greatest battle of the war and the maneuvering of many days,
tried to regain some of their lost territory by a wide-sweeping move
ment that was intended to turn the right end of the Russian line.
The Russian commanders defeated this flanking movement of the
Thursday, April 22.
Honolulu Charles G. Bartlett, head of the Honolulu brewery, is
charged by minority stockholders! with misappropriating $22,000. He
was about to leave for Australia, but has cancelled his bookirg to
face the charges brought against him. It is stated that the matter
complained about has been running over a period of nearly three
Another try will be made today to raise the submarine F-4 still
farther toward the shore. Yesterday the wind was so high and sea so
rough that nothing could be done, but this morning it is tar more
lavorable and the oifictr in charge feel that operations may again go
Heine Hevdenreich, manager of the Alexander Young Cafe, has
been made the manager of the Waikiki Inn. Heine lus been at "the
Young" several years and is very popular with patrons of the place.
British Army In Belgium
London Great Britain now has 750,000 soldiers in Belgium, and
moie are being poured in rapidly. There are ample men on hands to
fill gaps as soon as made by battle or sickness, and the utmost confi
dence is felt in the-situation.
The effect of growing pressure on the German lines ;s becoming
Actual fighting is heaviest south ot Ypres. The Germans have
lost 4,000 men there in the past forty eiglt hours.
Owing to the rapidly augmenting size of the British armies and
the increasing intensity of the combats, the demand for extra muni
tions of war has become a great o.ie.
The Hague The German Socialists are endeavoring to find some
basis for cessation of the war.
The desire of Germany, as far as can bt learned here, is for peace
without the annexation of territory on the western side.
Jews Are Interested
Washington The State Department has wired the American con
sul at Warsaw, Poland, to investigate the reports reaching this coun
try that the Russian government is persecuting the Jews in thut section.
This action has been taken at the instance of prominent Jews ic
siding in America, who have tnadi representations of a startling char
acter to the United States government. It is not clear what America
can do, in any event, but it is the intention of the government to ob
tain all the facts about the matter.
Sacramento The State of California will retain the provision in
her laws for capital punishment, the Assembly having defeat
ed yesterday the measure providing for its abolishment. This ends, tem
porarily at least, an old agitation regarding the death penaltvforcrime.
Colonials Corral Turks
London Five hundred Turkish prisoners have been taken during
the week by the contingent of Indian and Australian troops, a part of
the Allied army on the Turkish border.
Bakersfield A great oil fire has broken out at Taft, in the tanks
of the Boston-Pacific Oil Company.
Memorial To Snipers
Vera Cruz General Carranza celebrated by exercises here yester
day the killing of Americans by "snipers" when the American ma
rines landed in this city a y ear ago.
The corner stone of a monument to the memory of the "snipers"
killed by the American marines was laid by Carranza.
Japanese Want To Fight
Tokio Two powerful political organizations of Jpan last night
passed resolutions requesting that the government take final action in
dealing with China.
It is claimed by thes organizations that the national dignity is at
stake, and conditions should not be tolerated any longer.
Wilson Replies To Germany
Washington President Wilson has rcplie d at length to the note
of the German government, submitted through its ambassador here,
in which the United States government is criticized for permitting the
sale of munitions of war to the Allies by American manufacturers.
The meat of the reply is that Germany has equal privileges with other
nations in the matter of purchasing munition's and supplies in the
United States, and that no exceptions in favor of either side can be
Troops Landed In Turkey
London A conflict of big proportions for possession of the Dar
danelles is imminent.
The attack by land forces of the Allies is to be larger than pre
Twenty thousand Allied soldiers lnve been landed on the north
shore of the gulf of Saros to attr.ck the Turkish fortifications
Engagement in progress between the warships and forts, the forts
endeavoring to prevent the soldiers reaching the shore.
f Results have not yet been announced.
Airships Have An Inning
Petrograd German airships raided .Bialostock, dropping one
hundred bombs and killing and wounding civilians.
Ciehanow bombarded bv Zeppelins. No damage.
Russian aviators successfully bombarded the railway station at
Smart Child On Coast
San Francisco The Smart baby arrived in the Lurline today in
custody of Mrs. Lemon.
Oriental Situation Critical
Tokio Relations with China are becoming more critical every
hour. A grave crisis, has been reached in negotiations over the twenty
one demands made by Japan.
uount Ukuma s cabinet and the eider statesmen were called into a
protracted conference yesterday.
Further procrastination by China meons that she will be pressed
for a reply within a giveu period.
Berlin And America
Berlin A Post editorial expresses doubt in the genuineness of the
grounding of the Japanese warship Asama. Two possible explana
tions are put forward: One, an effort to put pressure' on Washington
to relieve the situation at Peking; the other to establish a Japanese
base on Mexican soil. America must either give Japan a free hand in
China, or demand that she leave Mexico, which would mean war.
Japanese Demands Published
Peking A translation of the full text of the Japanese demands
has been published. This announcement is made because of a Japa
nese protest that China has been informing certain foreign legations
concerning the progress of negotiations.
Cottrell Out . May 1
Honolulu John F. Haley will take charge of the U. S. revenue
office May 1, relieving Collector Cottrell.
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