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Mr. Vaiulerbilt lost his life on the Lusitania.
Treaty Reaches Japan
Tokio The third secretary of the Japanese legation at Peking
arrived here today, bearing the original copy of the new treaty between
China and Japan,
Shimada To Be Impeached
A resolution calling for the impeachment of Shimada will be in
Monday May, 3 1 .
Washington Profound and pronounced dissatisfaction may pro
perly express the sentiments of the administration upon receipt yester
day of Germany's note regarding the sinking of the Lusitania.
The reply fails to take up seriously any of the demands made by
the American note, and there is deep disappointment at the temporiz
ing, dialectical and argumentative tone of the document.
Within forty-eight hours it is expected that the President will
send a reply to Germany.
In view of Germany's silence on all major issues general policy,
international law and the rights of humanity raised by America, it
is not felt that offers of reparation for so called unintentional attacks
on American ships will carry" much weight.
The German note recommends an attentive examination of facts
before entering upon any discussion of the issues that they may raise
It is no part of the German program to submit neutral ships
which have entered the war zone around the British Isles to any attack
by submarines or air craft provided they have not been guilty of hos
In the spirit of this declaration, the facts surrounding the tor
pedoing of the Gulflight and dropping bombs on the Gushing will be
Germany entertains a keen wish to coorerate with the United
States in a frank and friendly way in clearing up any misunderstand
ing that may have arisen from the events stated.
Everybody Is Scrapping
London A mighty battle is raging around Permsyl, the Teutonic
allies making a suDremc effort to isolate the Russian garrison and free
the armies in Galicia for the campaign against Italy in the South and
reinforcing the western line against the increasing armies of the British
North of the fortress the Russians have broueht ud reinforcements 6-5.
and are holding their own against the furious offensive of the German-Austrian
troops, but, it is said, are meeting difficulty in keeping
the troops supplied with ammunition.
The Western Front
Brisk fighting has been renewed along the Yser. The French as
sert that they have stormed several hundred metres of German tren
ches and advanced a quarter of a mile.
More Torpedoing Yesterday'
Four ships were sunk by submarines yesterday and the White Star
Liner Megantic narrowly escaped through Sc. George's Channel,
finally dodging the submarine and 'reaching Liverpool safely.
Off the coast of Wales the British merchantman Tullochmoore was
attacked by a submarine and the ciew was given ten minutes in which
to leave the vessel.
The British steamer Glenlee, Portuguese steamer Cysne and Rus
sian steamer Mars were sunk yesterday by submarines.
Honolulu The dividend of fifty cents a share declar-d on the
common stock of McBryde Sugar Company will be payable June 25
Mayor Lane's appointment of R. W. Shingle to succeed the late
James C. Quinn as supervisor has been declined, but Lane is insisting
that bhingle accept.
P. M. Young May Resign
San Francisco It is rumored here that Postmaster Young will re
sign on account of the inability of Mrs. Young to keep her health in
Wilson And Mexico
Washington The President is working on statements in regard
to Mexico, wmch will Signity the policy and course of the adinimstra
tion in future. The conclusion of the statements, there is reason to be
lieve, will be that a change must come over the country and the war
ring factions cease their ravages.
Reprieve Granted Murderers
Florence, Arizona As a result of an appeal by Secretary Byran
the Governor has granted a respite of nine weeks in the case of the five
Mexicans sentenced to be executed for murder.
Champagne Complete Wreck
London Lloyd's report states that the steamer Champagne, which
ran ashore, has broken up.
The Submarine F4
Washington The Navy Department has instructed Admiral
Moore, at Honolulu, not to attempt to recover the bodies from the
wrecked submarine F-4 until the vessel itself has been brought to the
Steamers To The South
Partly as a result of the Pan-American conference held here, two
new steamship lines between North and South America are proposed,
t Japanese Treasury Deficit
Tokio An unaccounted for deficit in the Imperial Treasury caus
ed a hot discussion in the Chamber of Deputies today. The Minister
of the Treasury had difficulty in answering many of the questions pro
pounded to him regarding the condition of affairs.
Germany And America
Washington Ambassador Gerard cables that while Berlin's reply
to the American note regarding the Lusitania and Gulflight has not
yet been delivered, he is familiar with its contents and it agrees with
the contentions of the United States regarding the sinking of the Lusi
tania. Nebraskan Was Torpedoed
--- Ambassador Page reports that the investigation into the Nebras
kan affair shows that the vessel was torpedoed.
Scorpion In Danger Zone
The United States station ship Scorpion, at Constantinople, had
narrow escape from being attacked by a submarine near the harbor
during excitement on Monday and has been requested by the Turkish!
government to shift her anchorage to a point away from the prospect
ive danger zone.
Italy Austria War
Geneva Italy's armies continue successful in their attacks, and
the Austrians continue to be forced back, The Italians have captured
Staro. In the invasion of Trieste district there was sharp bayonet
fighting near Gorz, and in that section the Austrians are retreating.
Another Vessel Torpedoed
Liverpool The British steamer Ethiope sunk bv a submarine.
Master and sixteen of crew rescued. Balance supposed to be at sea in
Seattle Judge Humphreys, once berated by Socialists, died to
Sunday, May 30
Washington A distinct feeling of pessimism prevails about the
Capitol over the failure of the German government to respond directly
to the point? raised in the American note of protest that followed im
mediately upon the sinking of the Lusitania.
Ambassador Gerard s summary of the note handed to him by the
German government shows that Germany has evaded the main issues
raised by President Wilson, which were that Germany give assurances
that attacks on unarmed passenger ship cease, and that hereafter the
American flag be respected wherever it may appear.
A recognized grave aspect is added to the situation by the findings
of the American commission which investigated the Nebraskan affair,
and declared yesterday that that American vessel was torpedoed. It is
believed that absolutely no warning was given to the Nebraskan.
The President declines to make a statement at this time and all
members of the Cabinet are equally reticent.
The Nebraskan In Dock
Liverpool The American-Hawaiian steamer Nebraskan docked
here yesterday. The hole in her starboard side is twenty feet long
and twelve feet wide.
It is found that the name "NEBRASKAN," painted on her side
s visible to the. naked eve a mile.
Permsyl Again Battle Ground
London The great battle for the possession of Permsyl continues
to be the principal feature of the war.
It is definitely determined that the Austro-Germans have been
checked in their efforts to cross the river San, north of the fortress.
It is believed that their forces have been thrown around the city and
that a portion of the Russian armv holding the city is being subjected
, Masons Split Up
Berlin The Grand Lodge of Masons of Germany yesterday
severed relations with the Italian and French bodies.
Bulgaria And Roumania
London Negotiations of supreme importance are under way be
tween Bulgaria and Roumania, the outcome of which will settle wheth
er either or both of these nations will take the field.
Turkey is making frantic offers of concessions to Bulgaria to in
duce her to remain neutral,
Marching On Irieste
Undine, Italy A strong Italian army is crossing the Izonazo
river in the advance upon Trieste. This advance south is believed to
be the commencement of the real struggle for possession of this most
important Austrian position.
A strong army for the defense of Trieste is entrenched along the
crest of the rocky plateau commanding the coast. Both sides say that
this plan will make it difficult to land forces by sea through the Gulf
Army Defeats Navy
Honolulu The Army defeated the Navy at baseball yesterday,
Saturday, May 29
Hole In Submarine
Honolulu liirougn Hole punched in ner side, by coming in con
tact with coral or otherwise, hopes are held out that the bodies of the
crew of the submarine F-4 will be brought to the surface today.
Still Fighting Over Wood
The Promotion Committee is still at loggerheads over the resigna'
tion. of Secretary Wood. One item of expense in connection with the
San'Fiancisco office is the cause of friction.
Torpedoing By Wholesale
London Off Stark Point, in the Orkneys, the British steamer
Spennvmore was sent to the bottom bv a German submarine yesterday.
The captain and five members of the crew were drowned when their
small boat capsized.
In the North Sea the Swedish bark Roose (?) met the same fate,
but the loss of life was smaller, two members of the crew being lost
Pursued By Submarines
The British' steamer Argyleshire, bound from Sydney to Liver
pool, was pursued by a submarine off the Scilly Islands. She sent out
wireless signals for help, but her calls were misunderstood. The steam
er later put into Havre. Same submarine attacked British steamer
Cadeby sunk by submarines
Glasgow Butchers Close
Glasgow Two hnndred of the smaller butcher shops have closed
on account of a shortage of beef.
No Report On Nebraskan
Berlin The German government has no official information as to
the circumstances surrounding the torpedoing of the Nebraskan.
American Navy Preparing
Washington It is believed here that the American navy is pre
paring for eventualities regarding difficulties with Germany.
The Eastern Front
London Berlin reports that the Teutons are pressing the Russians
back against Permysl, with prospects that the fortress will be recap
tured. Russia reports that the, lines around Permysl will hold.
Germany And Italy
Berlin The German Chancellor declared today that Italy is a name
that will be inscribed in letters of blood. There was, he says, no ex
cuse for Italy's base violation of faith. Nodody threatened her; she
had nothing to fear.
Fighting Again In Alsace
London The French have renewed the offensive In Alsace, with
Mttlhausen as the objective, bringing pressure to bear on positions be
fore that stronghold.
Italian Aviators Ready
Rome Observers have been stationed on lofty points of vantage
to watch for aircraft.
A corps of Italian aviators is Held in readiness to rise and give
battle in the air.
The Woes Of Mexico
Washington Wilson veils mailed fist in plea for Mexican aid."
Wants help for starving. Appeals forecast change of policy. Conditions
have so changed that the executive is forced to open his eyes ti the
horrors anarchy has created.
Honolulu Colonel Sam Johnson has been commissioned Adjutant
General of the National Guard to succeed Colonel J. W. Tones. He
I will take office September 1.
This Is Good News
McBryde Sugar Company has declared a dividend of fifty cents a i
share to common stock holders.
Hawaii Shipping Contract
The Brewer plantations of the island of Hawaii have entered into
a new five-year shipping contract with the Inter-Island Steamship
Company. Thc Hilo Railway Co. has endeavored to get this buines. -
The Northern Pacific may provide steamers for a line between
Honolulu and Los Angeles.
The Southern War Zone
' Geneva On the two fronts of Trentino and the Trieste districts
of Austria, the Italians are pressing the early advantages won by their
dart across the border following the declaration of war. The Italian
advance in Carlnthia is steadily progressing.
The Italians have captured fourteen more villages, the Austrians
steadily retiring before them.
Report From Rome
.Rome Italian aeroplanes have bombarded Trieste, doing much
damage to that city.
Nabrasina was also assailed by Italian air raiders. Damage done
to stations and road bed.
Italiatl army occupies additional terra along the border of Tyrol.
Italian and Austrian artillerists had a brisk battle along the Tren
tino border today,
Russian Victory Admitted
Berlin Victory for the Russians in the battle near Sieniawa is
conceded. Elsewhere, however, the fighting has been favorable to tha
Germans, and 9,00 Russians' have been captured. .
Germany's Answer Tomorrow
London The Evening News declares that Germany's answer to
the American note will be of a temporizing character.
The reply will be presented tomorrow, and will ask the United,
States to affirm or deny that the Lusitania carried munitions of war
for the Allies.
Chemical Factory Working
Amsterdam The German chemieal factory a t Ludwigshafen,
raided by aetoplanes of the Allies and set on fire, is working today.
Bombs thrown by the aviators killed eleven and wounded twenty
four of the workmen. jf-
Russians Take A Position ' ry
Petrograd The British army drove the Turks from Urumiah,,
Persia, and now occupy that position.
British Steamer Sunk
Penzance The British steamer Cadeby has been sunk off the Scil
ly Isles by a submarine. There was some gunfire during the sinking.
Crew and passengers were, rescued.
Another Dane Sunk ,
Copenhagen The Danish steamer Elyger struck a mine at a point
straight off Stockholm and sank. Crew saved.
Mexicans Need Help
Washington Mabel Boardman, chairman of the American Red
Cross national relief board, appeals to America, through President
Wilson, for funds for the relief of starving Mexicans. She declares
that the need is very great.
French Steamer Ashore
Mantes The French steamer Champagne, engaged in the South
and Cential America trade, is ashore off St. Navaire. The crew and
900 passengers are safe.
American Cruiser Ashore
Washington The cruiser North Carolina is ashore off Alexandria. .
Egypt. She will be floated soon.
Submarine's Perilous Run
London The accomplishments of the submarine E-ll, operating
in the Dardanelles, was a feature of yesterday's developments from a
British standpoint. She penetrated to the Constantinople arsenal and
torpedoed transports. She made a cruise of 200 miles, through the
Narrows and Sea of Marmaro.
In the Sea of Marmaro she sunk the supply ship Rodesta and atF
ammunition ship. 4
Friday, May 28.
Honolulu The Port Admiral has issued an order forbidding even
newspaper men to be present when the submarine F-4 is brought to '
the surface, This is a surprise. Work has been abandoned until the
Shingle has not yet accented the tender of a seat as supervisor.
Greene Says Torpedoerl
Liverpool Captain Greene, of the Nebraskan, stated that his ves
sel was torpedoed, not mined; though he actually saw no torpedo.
Although they have worked hard to do so, the trawlers have
found no more bodies of victims of the Lusitania wreck.
Jackson Succeeds Fisher -
great fisheries company
London Admiral Jackson succeeds Fisher as first sea lord.
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doubtedly meant. Ed. Gard. Isl.)
Mexicans To Be Executed
Phoenix In spite of an appeal to Secretary Bryan, five Mexicans
under sentence of death will be executed todav. Villa is reported as
saying that their execution might interfere with interests m Mexico.
A Fisherman Suicides
Seattle Christian Buschmann, head of a
here, committed suicide in his office today.
Permysl Being Isolated
Vienna The isolation of Permsyl is proceeding rapidly. Yester
day the Austrians were only eighteen miles from the town. J
The tremendous weight of artillery along the middle of the GaliA,
ian front has broken down the Russian troops.
Wrecked At Dock
London The Princess Irene, lying at the docks in Sheerness,
was wrecked by an explosion yesterday with terrific loss of life among
the crew aud workmen.
Italians Still Advancing
Rome The advance of the Italians into Trentino continues suc
cessfully, Austrians being routed from positions and driven back
A number of serious engagements, without loss to the Italians,
however, have taken place.
At Tonzza Italian artillery silenced the guns of the defenders,
allowing the infantry to take up advanced positions.
Early reports of Italian successes at Comia have been confirmed.
Church People On War
Chicago At the Episcopal diocesan convention, now in session
here, a resolution was adopted approving of the president's course in
preserving the neutrality of the United States during the war in Eu
rope. Concerning the question of American participation for the
bringing about of peace, the resolution said:
"No peace can be permanent that does nor provide for justice in
national and international relations. There may be peace that is
deadlier than war.'
Wasted At. Pearl Harbor
San Francisco Congressmen Cary of Wisconsin, who arrived
here yesterday from Honolulu, states that he finds that millions of
dollars have been wasted at Pearl Harbor due to the controversies V
the engineers as to the proper methods of construction of the drydocKV
Mr. Taft Talks
New York Addressing the National Association of Manufactur
ers here last night, former President Taft told his audience that "the
Clavton Act, under which the federal trade commission was appointed
bv President Wilson, is a piece of legislation detrimental to the intef '
ests of business."