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The advance has established itself within sixty miles of the Rus
Sugar, advanced to 4.99.
The Italians Advance
Udine The advance of the Italian annv across the Isonzo river
has begun, this move taking place forty miles north of the gulf of
A battle between Italians and Austriaus is taking place at Gradis
ca. Gradisca is a fortified town of 3,843 inhabitants, in the Aus
trian province of Gorz and is ten miles S. W. of the town of Gorz by
rail. It is situated on the right bank of the Isonzo river. Ed. Gard.
The Italian advance is meeting with stubborn resistance from the
Submarines Still Active
London German submarines continue to sink merchant vessels.
The steamer Star West, bark Sunlight and trawler Dromishave are the
latest reported to have been sunk by them. The trawler Arctic and
four of her crew have been lost.
Battle In The Air
An aviator from the Allies' forces had a battle iu the air between
Ghent and Brussels, when he met and attacked a Geiman Zeppelin,
dropping bombs into it
The Zeppelin exploded, burst into flames and fell to the earth
with her crew,
A German Zeppelin visited the east coast last night, bombarding
a number of places, killing five persons and wounding forty.
Two fires broke out as a lesult of exploding bombs.
German Report Of Raid
Berlin In the Zeppelin raid on the English coast last Friday,
towns and villages along the mouth of the river Huinber, between
York and Lincoln counties, were attacked, as were Harwich, further
Considerable damage was done at both places.
Russian Cruiser Sunk
Berlin A German submarine torpedoed and sunk the Russian
second class cruiser Amur in the Baltic Sea last Friday.
Austrians Reach Lemberg
According to despatches received here, the Austrian army has
reached a point ten miles from Lemberg, now occupied by the Rus
sians, and are threatening to dislodge them there as was done at
Allies Reported Repulsed
Constantinople The Allies have been repulsed in the fighting on
Gallipoli peninsula, suffering heavy losses.
French Mine Layer Sunk
Paris A French mine layer struck a mine in the Aegean Sea and
sunk. The loss is believed to have been sixty.
Japan's Official Sqaabble
Tokio The House of Representatives today rejected the opposi
tion's resolutions attacking Minister Oura, who denied the charges
made against him.
Villa Scores One
Villa's Headquarters, Silao Villa's forces captured advance
trenches of General Obregon, taking many prisoners.
Chinese Treaties Approved
Tokio The Emperor has approved the Chinese treaties.
China To Have Embassies
China will establish embassies at the capitals of Japan, United
States, England, France and Germany is the substance of an uncon
firmed report coming from Paris.
A Honolulu Wedding
George H. Robertson, of C. Brewer & Co., of Honolulu, will
marry Mrs. Alice Graham, of Oakland, tomorrow.
Monday, June 7.
Paris According to reports from Vienna and Petrograd, two bat
tles are in progress in Galicia, and the Teuton allies are driving the
Russians back. Southwest of Lemberg General Lensinger is trying to
hammer a way through so that he can bring into action the same
twelve-inch guns that so quickly reduced Przemysl.
Since Petrograd has admitted a shortage of' ammunition, there is
a disposition among war critics to believe that if the Austro-Germans
can get within striking distance of Lemberg the fate of that strong
hold forest adowed.
The Russians are falling back, although slowlv and determinedly
109,000 Prisoners Taken
Berlin claims the capture of 109,000 prisoners since the offensive
on the Galician side began.
French Cabinet Changes
Amsterdam There are rumors of a reorganization of the French
cabinet, according to statements printed in the newspapers here today.
Italians And Austrians
Rome The first important battle in the Austrian campaign is
now raging and is for possession of Telemino (?). Austria at lastoffer?
serious resistance to Italian advance.
There is: deep dissatisfaction in Berlin over the failure of Austria
to offer more vigorous opposition at the outset.
It develops that the real object of the Kaiser's visit to Vienna was
to arrange for a more effective campaign in the South against Italy. "
American Note Tomorrow
Washington The second note of America to Germany has been
deferred until tomorrow as the President desires to go over each phrase
in order that there may be no mfstake as to the meaning and' Germany
may be placed in the position of being compelled to say cither yes' or
no to the demands,
King Constanline Sinking
Athens King Constantino's condition has become alarming.
Germans Reinforcing West
London The Germans are reinforcing their west front between
Anas and Ypres.
Allies Besting The Turks
The Allies have driven the Turks out ot their strong fortifications
on Gallipoli peninsula, the advance being made at the point of the
bayonet. The Turks have been thrown back two miles. An important
city, Amara, and seven thousand yards were gained.
Many troops, guns and ships have been captured by the invaders.
Roumania Is Restless
Bucharest Roumania is in the tlnoes 61 a crisis which bears re
semblance to that which caused Italy to enter the war.
Sunday, June 6
Washington Conditions in Mexico are growing worse. Ameri
cans are suffering in the famine which has the country in its grasp,
and arc being subjected to the insults of the populace as a result of
the warning sent by President Wilson a few days ago. Army trans
ports will be sent to Vera Cruz to take on American and other ref
ugees. Cowboys After Mexicans .
Nogales, Arizona An armed force of American cowboys and
miners went across the Mexican line yesterday and took from a com
pany of Mexicans two boys who had been seized the day before by
Mexicans and charged with being spies.
Atlantic Fleet Stops Home
Washington It has been definitely decided not to send the At
lantic fleet through the canal in July on account of the danger of
German Fleet Reinforced
London The German fleet in the Baltic has been reinforced by
some of the larger units of the main German fleet, according to re
ports received here from Petrograd.
More Aeroplane Raiding
Yesterday and last night German aeroplanes dropped bombs at
Calais and along the cast and south coasts of Enuland. One person
Ten Vessels In One Day ,
Two small steamers, one sailing ship and seven trawlers were, the
toll of submarines and mines yesterday off the English and Scotich
Von Hindenberg Talks
Hanover Von Hinderberg says: "The treacherous interventiou
of supposed friends of Germany has postponed the time when we shall
bring fighting to a close."
Dardanelles News Awaited
London The nation is waiting for news of a decisive battle at
the Dardanelles. It is believed that recent fighting on land and sea
there has brought the fall of Constantinople within a measurable dis
tance of time.
London The steamer Enamay, trawler Strathbum and ship
George Marg were sunk by submarines of the enemy within the last
Kirkwall The steam fishing vessel Kathleen, Evening Star and
Cores have been sunk by submarines. Crews saved.
London Trawlers Horace and Economy have been destroyed by
bombs placed by German submarines. ,
Leith The steamer Sunnethead has been sunk by a submarine.
Berlin The Kaiser gave audience today to the leader of the op
position to coalition in Hungary. The Austro-Hungarian coalition
scheme is being considered.
London According to despatches from Vienna there will be coali
tion government formed in the dual monarchy in which Hungary will
wield a greater influence than she now has.
Some ministers of the opposition arc to have leading positions in
the new coalition scheme.
Teutons aviators yesterday and today carried out a raid on the
east and southeast coasts of England Casualties few, and official re
ports disclaim any large damage.
Atneus King vjonstantine, or ureece, is now Known to oe in a
serious condition. He must undergo an operation which will remove
one or more ribs. His condition is regarded as almost critical.
Berlin At the Kaiser's headquarters, Archduke Frederick, of
Austria, celebrated his birthday as well as 'the fall of Przemysl today,
Tokio The opposition members in the house today failed to im
peach Count Okuma's Ministry for failure to enforce Japan's demand
upon China. Another resolution was introduced, charging violation
of the election laws.
San Francisco Freight engagements for the Pacific Mail S. S.
Company are not being made beyond July 31, according to orders re;
ceived at this office today. All bookings to the Orient after that date
will be subject to cancellation.
Washington President Wilson has agreed that it would be un
wise to attempt to take the Atlantic fleet through the Panama Canal
in July, owing to the dr.nger of slides. A formal announcement of
this decision will be expected soon. Goethals reports the condition
of the Gaillard cut such that it cannot be guaranteed that the fleet
will be able to pass through on the date originally fixed.
Saturday, June 5
Honolulu Not a berth is to be had in the steamers sailing from
Honolulu for the coast before August 16.
Trouble is brewing over the selection of Rev. H. H. Parker as
orator for the Kamehameha Day celebration.
German Situation Serious
Amsterdam According to reports reaching' here, the German
Empire is awakening to the seriousness with, which the sinking of the
Lusitania is regarded by the American nation, and. an appreciation of
the gravity of American crisis has oeen reached.
Americans Are Notified
Americans in Germany are said to have been officially notified
that diplomatic relations may be severed, and that they must be pre
pared to leaye Germany on short notice.
This action may be taken within forty-eight hours.
Przemysl Success Overshadowed
. The German press while featuring the victory at Przemysl, admits
the overshadowing of that event by the possible entry of the Balkans
into the war and the approaching trouble which may come with the
Washington The State Department has been advised that Ger
many is willing to make indemnity for the sinking of the American
steamer Gulllight and the killing of her officers at the time the vessel
Germany will fully recompense the owners of the Gulflight and
the relatives of the men killed, leaving the amount of damages to be
fixed by the United States.
The Cushing Case
The investigation of the case of bomb-dropping on the American
steamer Cushing is not yet complete.
Tokio More than 3,000 police were required yesterday to quell a
riot in front of a threatre where anti-cabine't meeting was being, held.
More Britishers Sunk "
London The British steamer Inkum, bound from New York for
London, was sunk south of the Lizard yesterday.
The Thompson liner Iona was sunk by a torpedo off the north
coast yesterday noon.
German Demands On Italy
Paris Germany has made a demand upon Itnly for damage done
to German property in Milan during the anti-Teutonic riots there.
Pacific Mail Maneuvers
Tokio The local agents of the Pacific Mail Steamship ComPflJv,,
received orders yesterday to accept no contracts for freight to ihe
United States for more than one booking in advance.
No explanation accompanied the orders.
Russia Short Of Powder
London Russia is unable to make a further advmcc on account
of a lack of ammunition.
The General Staff announces that the fall of Przemysl does not
decide the Galician campaign, but it is also stated that the army can
not assume another offensive campaicn.
Russians Arc In Retreat'
Vienna reports that the Russians are in full retreat before the '
forces under command of General Limberg.
Honolulu Hawaii is favored in insurance rate.
Local Japanese rtcei.ved news today that tfiere is a bitter fight in
the Tapanese Chamber of Deputies against Count Okuma and the
Special Envoy To Germany
New York Meyer Gerhard, a special envoy from the German
jEmbassy'at Washington, sailed today for Berlin to acquaint the Ger
man government and people regarding American public opinion on
the acute questions now pending. The German Ambassador desired
that this envoy be sent, for the reason that he has found it impossible
to properly communicate details of the situation bv wire or wireless to
his government; and President Wilson sanctioned and is supporting
Second Message Is Complete
Washington The second note of President Wilson to Germany
was completed today and laid before the Cabinet.
The departure of Special Envoy Gerhard today from New York
for Germany oilers a basis for confidence that the Germans will lcifn
fully the state of public opinion in America. It is hoped that an Aiti-
derstauding satisfactory to both nations may be evolved.
An Austrian Report
London Reports from Austrian field headquarters sav: "Heavy
fighting along virtually the entire Galician front. The general situa
tion is favorable. Decisive conclusion in the Galician campaicn is iu
Portugal Is Warlike
Lisbon Complications between Portugal and Germany is threat-
ened as a result-of the sinking of two Portuguese ships by German
submarines. The Portuguese press is voicing protests against the ac- ,
tions of Germany and demanding severance of diplomatic relations.
Swedish Steamer Sunk
London The Swedish steamer Lapland has been sunk off the
western coast of Scotland. All indications point to' the conclusion
that she was torpedoed by a submarine.
Germany Celebrates Again
v Berlin The recapture of Przemysl is being celebrated throughout
Germany. The newspapers declare that it is an indication of eventual
victory everywhere for the Teutonic allies.
Rumored German Losses v
Amsterdam The Telegraph says that German casualties have
been huge. The Prussian losses alone arc one million, three bun
dled and eighty-eight thousand men.
Milan Countess Tarnousky, convicted of complication in the
murder of Count Kamarousky eight years ago, has been pardoned. L
German Refugees Coming
Tokio The American steamslr'p' Korea, leaving Yokohama next
week for Honolulu and San Francisco, will carry seventy-five Germans
who were lesidents of Tsing Tau at the time of the surrender of that
place. The wife of the former Governor-General is among the number.
Obligations Of Japan
Baron Kato, minister of foreign affairs, was questioned in the
House budget committee today ar.d said that Great Britain, Russia,
Italy and Japan have agreed to take no independent action of any
kind in regard to the war.
Friday, June 4.
Honolulu The entire c6al cargo of the French bark Francoise d'
Amboise seems to be afire this morning.
In the Scully case, in which a disagreement was returned late
yesterday, new trial has been set for today.
Japanese bank in hands of receivers. (This probably refers to
some small Japanese bank in Honolulu. Ed. Gard. Isl.)
The Korean who killed his wite a short time ago has been found
guilty of murder in the first degree.
Engineer Whitehouse and Mayor Lane are charged with using
the road department for political purposes. The supervisors last night
began an investigation of the engineer's department.
lo Inform Germany
Washington In order to acquaint Emperor Wilhclm with the
true state of American public opinion and feeling toward Germany,
the German Ambassador will send an emissary to Berlin. '
President Wilson has arranged for the safe conduct of the emis
Wireless communication with Berlin has been almost at a standi
still for three days owing to disturbing static conditions on the At
lantic. No code messages can be sent by cable, and such messages as
would be necessary could not be sent in plain language. Such infor
mation or news as is allowed to filter through London is censored al
most beyond recognition ard is not believed when received.
Wilson's Mexican Note
The publication of President Wilson's note to Mexico has been
received with indifference in that country.
Convicted Of Smuggling
San Francisco Former Purser Baker, of the Ventura, has been
convicted of smuggling Pearls into the United States.
Zeppelins Raid London
Berlin The Wolf News Agency reports a Zeppelin raid over Lon
don as far as Finchley suburbs, at the northern edge of the city. The
British report of the raid is that nineteen bombs were dropped and
four persons were killed.
On The Western Front
London The Germans are being slowly driven back from their
positions at Arras.
The operations of the French are being continued and the advan
tages gained are being pressed.
The British are active along the front from Ypres to La Basse.
French aviators dropped bombs iu the vicinitv of the headquarters
of the Crown Prince at Vosges. Many found mark, but the extent off
damage is unknown. t
Przemysl Fall No Surprise
Berlin The quick fall of Przemysl, which is admitted in official
despatches sent from Petrograd, comes as no surprise to those here
who had foreknowledge of the preparations that had been made. The
big German guns did the work. The San river line is believed to be
no longer tenable to the Russians.