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THK GARDEN 1SLAN.D, TUESDAY, MAY 25, 1915
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Call For Italians
New York A call 1ms been sent out over the world for Italians
to join the colors.
This call as issued in New York asks for Italian subjects between
the ages of .19 and 29 to enroll.
Turks Say Allies Failed
Constantinople The attack undertaken by the Allies on that part
of the peninsula known as Gallipoli has failed, the attacking forces
leaving 2,000 on the field.
Turk Gunboat Sunk
The Turk gunboat Pelcnk el Deria has been sunk by a submarine,
two men being lost.
Russian Reported Sunk
Berlin A despatch from Bucharest says that the Russian armour
ed cruiser Winteleimon has been sunk in the Black Sea, with the loss
of 1,400 men.
Aeroplanes Bombard Paris
Patis German aeroplane of taube type dropped several bimbs to
day in northern Paris suburbs.
Auslro-German Advance Checked
Petrograd The advance of the Austro-Gerraan forces in Galicia
has been checked.
Italian Commissioners Leave
San Francisco On account of the outbreak of war between Italy
and Germany and Austria, the four Italian Commissioners who have
been at the Exposition will leave Saturday for Rome.
Bodies Of Americans Arrives
New York The bodies of Charles Frohman and eight other Amer
icans who lost their lives on the Lusitania reached here today from
No Birthday Celebration
London By the King's command all celebration of his birthday
this year has been dispensed with on account of the war.
Governor Surrenders To G. A. R.
Honolulu The Governor has changed his mind and has decided
to make next Monday, the 31st., the legal Memorial Day.
Monday May, 24.
Submarine In Sight
Honolulu The submarine F-4 has been raised sufficiently to be
seen from the deck of the dredger.
Loafers See Sunday Movies
The first Sunday moving picture show under the new law drew a
crowd of sweepings from the streets.
Italy Declares War
Ronje Italy's formal declaration of war was handed to the Aus
trian Minister of State at Vienna yesterday by the Italian Ambassador.
It declares that a state of war exists from this morning.
' The Austrian Ambassador at Rome was at the same time handed
his passports by the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Ital
ian Minister to Austria was recalled.
The Fighting Begins j
A clash came on the Italy-Austria frontier with the first declara
tion of war, with first honors (?) to Italy
Fleeing From The Border
The Austrians are fleeing from Trieste, fearing the Italian army,
and Italians are being held by the Austrians in Rovigno. (Trieste is
near the Italian frontier, and will doubtless be one of the first points
attacked. Rovigno is a seaport of Istria, 75 miles S. of Trieste and a
short distance N. NV of Pola, the Austrian naval base. It is in
habited largely by Italians, extensively engaged in the Austrian sar
dine and tunny business, for which Rovigno is famous. Rovigno had
a population in 1900 of 10,205. Trieste is a large citv, its population
beinp estimated at 250,000. Ed. Gard. Isl.)
Austrian Fleet At Pola
The Ausrtian fleet is concentrated at Pola, the strong naval base
on the Adriatic.
Greece And Roumania
London Greece is again agitated over the war question, the
country being divided between those who want war ond those desirous
Roumania is watching the outcome of the fighting in Galicia.
Greek King's Illness
Athens King Constantine has been operated on for pleuresy.
Sublime Porte Warned
London The Allies are going to hold the Sublime Porte person
ally responsible for further massacres of Armenians. This warning has
been issued to the Turks, who are helping in an awful slaughter of
Armenians. The joint note of Great Britain, Russia and France says
that this slaughter must stop, or vengeance will be taken nfrn;,,ct Ti,ri-
of highest rank, as well as others.
Russians who had been forced back by attacks of Mackenson's
forces have now assumed the offensive. In Baltic provinces where Rus
sians have claimed successes, Germans now claim-ascendency.
Submarines Enter Marmora
Paris British submarines having run the gauntlet of the Turkish
forts in the Narrows of the Dardanelles have been operating with
signal success in the Sea of Marmora, according to an official report
issued by the Minister of Marine today.
The Lassen Volcano
Redding, Cal. By a spur in the mountains, the lava flow from
Mt. Lassen has been turned aside on the lower part, now a creek, and
the valley spared from destruction. The lava went into a lava field
Sunday, May 23
Honolulu The Governor intends to declare next Saturday to be
Memorial Day in place of Monday. The G. A R. and Governor are at
loggerheads over the matter, and the. former may observe Monday in
spite of the official proclamation.
The submarine F-4 has been raised a great deal and towed Inshore.
She will probably be gotten to drydock by Thursday.
The Supervisors passed the ordinance allowing moving picture
shows to run on Sunday, and the start in the theaters will be made
A big bill for expenses of the Mayor's luatt is objected to by the
Board of Supervisors.
The New War Is On '
London Formal notices sent out by the Italian'ministers of war
and marine declare that a state of war exists, and place the northern
and Adriatic provinces of Italy under martial law.
The declaration says that war exists after today (Sunday.)
The King calls upon the people of Italy to stand firm.
Austrian invasion of Italian soil yesterday caused an outburst of
German residents of Rome unable to leave the city are gathered
in the Chinese consulate, where they have taken refuge against possi
ble mob violence.
Yon Hindenberg To Command
Paris General von Hindenberg will take command of the Ger
man forces to operate against Italy.
The Balkan States will be drawn into the conflict as the result of
Italy's action. Bulgaria has notified Roumania that if she (Rouman
ia) wants to go to the assistance of Russia by attacking Austria
through Transylvania, she (Bulgaria) will throw no obstacles in the
way. Roumania is well prepared for war.
American Aviators Attacked
El Paso Three American aviators have been killed 'or wounded
by Mexican troops. Aviator French, of Los Angeles, managed to
laud on American soil, alter being woiinded. His companions fell to
the ground in Mexico and were killed thereby.
Kitchener Escapes Axe
London Under a wave of popular.resentment, attacks on Kitch
ener from certain quarters have failed. King George gives Kitchener
his fullest support and assures the public of his faith in him,
Lassen Erupts Violently
Redding The"peak of Mt. Lassen is in violent eruption, the
greatest it has vet shown.
Is A Georgia Case
Macon Governor-elect Harris says that the now nation-famous
Frank case is strictly a Georgia affair, and will be treated as such.
He is receiving hundreds of appeals for clemency.
London News from Rome is to the effect that Italy and Austria
are virtually warring now. Italian trains have been seized by the Aus
trians and their crews placed under arrest, It is expected that there
will be an outbreak of hostilities without a formal declaration of war.
King Victor Emanuel has issued a rroclamation, calling upon
Italy to be firm and present a united front to the enemy. In his pro
clamation he declares that Italy has been driven into the conflict
against her will.
Reservists Going Home
New York Italian reservists are hurrying home from the United
States on account of the imminent danger of war between Italy and
More than 2,500 people are booked to leave for Europe today.
One hundred Americans are taking passage on the American liner
Australians Defeat Turks
London Sir Ian Hamilton, commander of the Allies at the Dard
anelles, reports that the Australian troops have won a brilliant victory
against Turkish forces. The Turks lost 7S000 men, while only a few
hundred Australians were lost.
Train Wreck In England
Carlisle Troop and passenger train on London and Glasgow line
collided today and 73 persons lost lives, many of them being soldiers.
Total of injured said to reach 400. Wreckage caught fire and horrible
scenes ensued among victims.
British Ship Torpedoed
Bernehaven The ship Glensholm has been sunk 60 miles from
Old Head, near the spot where the Lusitania was toipedoed. The
crew was saved.
Honolulu It is now only a matter of days till the F-4 is raised.
The craft now lies at a depth of 192 feet below the surface of the
A Sailor Commended
Washington Howland, a sailor of the U. S. S,
been commended by Secretary Daniels for heroism in
of another sailor m Honolulu April 23.
Colonel Roosevelt Wins
Syracuse Colonel Roosevelt won the famous Bsrnes libel suit
against him after forty ballots had been taken. He says it is a typical
New York Win, Iveis, chief attorney for Wm, Barnes, said to
day that Barnes will appeal the case.
On Trail Of Lotteries
Los Angeles Lawrence Sullivan, formerly a promoter of Gold-
field, Nevada, and five others have been lodged in jail on the charge of
illegal use of the mails in what is said to be a gigantic lottery scheme.
Government and city authorities arc investigating. The Hermosillo
and Louisiana lotteries, with connections at San Francisco and Oak
land, re also said to be concerned.
Saturday, May 22
Italy Technically At War
London To all practical intents and purposes, Italy has been at
war with Germany and Austria since yesterday, although as yet there
has been no formal declaration.
Along the frontier there are-frequent clashes between bodies of
the border guard, and the Austrians are uprooting all railways which
connect with the Italian lines.
All navigation; in the Adriatic Sea, between Austria and Italy,
has been suspended, the presumption being that the Adriatic will at
once become the scene of naval activity and for the transporation of
In the northern cities of Italy, preparations are being made to re
sist airships attacks, either from Austria or the direction of Germany
Art galleries are being stripped of their valuable contents
and the treasures-taken awav to places of safety. Bags of sand are be
ing piled around the immovable treasures of the cathedrals, with
view to protecting them from destruction in case of bombardment.
Heavy Rains In Austria
Paris Heavy rains have been interfering with the fighting along
the entire western front.
Germany May Strike First
Geneva Information has been received here that Germany and
Austria will strike the first blow in the new phase of the war with
If the military plans of the Teutons are correctly interpreted, the
uermaus and Austrians have anticipated tne plans ot Italy and arc
ready to throw troops across the Italian border for the purpose of
Holding tlie lighting on Italian territory t n e same tactics as
were adopted on the French and Russian borders.
The Swiss Hear Something
Advices reaching here state that Germany will promise the United
States that in her submarine warfare she will respect the American
flag, passengers and merchant ships; also that she will notify the pas
sengers and crews of ships of the Allies when attacks are to be made,
giving them ample time in which to leave such vessels. '
Germans May Be Halted
Petrograd Indications are that the Germans have been halted' at
the river San, where they have been making a tremendous offensive
resistence to the attacks by the Russians.
Italy Has 3,500,000 Men
Rome From the Alpsto the sea and along the entire coast offitlie
side toward Albania, Italy is one vast military encampment. Three
and a half million men are estimated to be under arms in this region,
Six hundred thousand Alpine soldiers, recruited from the braved
and hardiest of mountaineers, are holding the frontier passes.
Austna May Be Invaded
Austria may be invaded, if the plans of four of the best kimun
generals are carrietl out. '
' Young "Rocke Dislikes Abuse
Washington Investigation of the Colorado Coal & Iron Com
pany's affairs reached a state today that compelled Rockefeller, Jr., to
ask protection from Chairman Walsh, whose questions became abusive
Other members of,'the Commission sustained the plea of Mr. Rocke
feller. Johnson May Succeed Jones
Honolulu Col, San Johnson may succeed Col. J. Waller Jones as
adjutant-general of the National Guard.
The Governor will not make any appointments of district magis
trates or on the ramaining boards until his return from the Coast.
Rome Despatches today state that the Ministers will meet after
the Senate has adjourned and will probably draft a declaration of war
on Austria in conformity with the pction of the Senate.
The King has signed a decree suspending diplomatic immunity.
Ambassadors Still Leaving
Ambassadors von Buelow and Macchino, representing Germany
and Austria, have gone to the Vatican and will depart tomorrow.
Italy Wires Austria
Geneva A despatch is being sent by Italy today to Austria, and
it is believed that it contains the ultimatum and that war will follow
Italy In lhe entente
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tered into 11111 partnership witn tne inpie entente powers, and it is
believed that the, Balkan States will soon do the same.
Demands for compensation for such action by Roumania, Bulgaria
and Greece is proceeding. An arrangement is reported at Gallipoli
whereby armies are being formed with Balkan regiments included.
Fighting Along Dardanelles
The Turks are reinforcing their positions on the Gallipoli nenin.
Fighting is taking place on the neck of the Peninsula. Fi frnm
the warships ot the Aliies is damaging the forts.
swiss And Lusitania
Berne The Swiss authorities will make representations tn nPr.
many concerning the loss of three Swiss citizens on the Lusitania.
Switzerland has been waiting tor the replv of Germany to
United states betore taking tormai action, so as better to choose
Russians Admit Defeat
Petrograd It is officially conceded by Russia that
won further victories, but at enormous cost.
H. C. & S. Extras.
San Francisco The Hawaiian Commercial & Suirar Commnv
will pay three or- four extra dividends this vear. "An "extra"
amounting to $200,0.)0 was declared yesterday.
No Ihiet Justice Yet
Washington The Judiciary situation in Hawaii remains tho unm
No successor to Chief Justice Robertson has yet been named.
tanners sell Uutput f
Honolulu The Kauai Canneries Company has closed a de.nlwiiliy
the Haseiot Company for the sale of its entire output. W
nnxnam aianas u. a.
Assistant Secretary of the Interior Jones says that Governor Pink-
ham has the confidence of the department heads at Washington
Scientific Craft Arrives
The yacht Carnegie, now the Magnetic, with the scientific nnrtv
aboard, arrived at Honolulu today.
Friday, May 21.
Submarine Nearer Sh'ie ,
Honolulu The submarine F-4 has been raised 20 feet and towed
She now lies broadside to the channel en-1
A Singular Report
Rome The German Ambassador last night insisted that in the
event of a declaration of war between Italy and Austria, the latter
should not entrust her interests in Italy to the United States but to
the Ambassador for Spain
Foreigners Must Register
A royal decree posted last night provides that all foreigners in
Italy shall register addresses and business "within three days. Failure
to do so makes them liable to arrest.
Hard Fighting In Galicia
London The fighting in Galicia is increasing in intensity. The
Germans are sacrificing men wantonly, to gain trenches held by 'the
Russians. The line has been broken, making a readjustment necessary.
Germany's Reply Unknown
Washington The reply of Germany to the note of Presidei( Wil
son has not been received nor is there any knowledge here as' to iifl
contents or tenor.
The reply will probably reach the State Department next Tuesday'
Britisher Files Memo
Anticipating this note, the British foreign office yesterday issued
a memorandum explaining its reasons for the detention oi some of the
American ships and cargoes. This memorandum, however, is not be
lieved to be satisfactory to the State Department.
German Submarine Loss
Since February 18 Germany has lost seventeen submarines, ac
cording to a reliable authority.
Yesterday the British admiralty took over the Transvlvania, to be
used as a transport. (The Transylvania is a brand, new steamer of
the Cunard line being in most respects a sister ship of the Aquitania
47,000 tons. Ed. Gard. Isl.)
The Daily Chestnut From Italy
All hope on 'the part of Berlin and Vienna that Italy would stay
out of war has been abandoned.
The vote in the Italian Chamber of Deputies was six to one in
favor of going to war.
Reservists Not Called
San Francisco It is believed' by the Italian consul here that Italy
will call 011 the reservists as she has plenty of men for service in the
Liverpool The wives and daughters of soldiers at the
drilling and some may be called upon to act as orderlies in
French Trawler Torpedoed
London The French steam trawler St. Just has been
and blown to atomF. The captain only was saved.