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Slavs Captured Prisoners
Official despatches from Petrograd say that between the eighth
and tenth of June, the Russians captured three hundred and forty
eight officers and fifteen thousand four hundred men, prisoners.
Three Towns Captured Says German Bulletin
The capture of three towns, formerly held by Russians is reported
in a German official bulletin, with 8,300 prisoners taken.
Vienna posts a bulletin, claiming the capture of 5,000 more pris
oners, taken by the Austrians. ,
Belgian Spies Sentenced
Berlin Seventeen Belgians taken as spies, have been sentenced,
eleven to be shot, and the balance to serve seventy nine v cars in prison.
British And Norwegian Barks Sunk
London The British bark Crown and the Norwegian bark Bele
glade were sunk by submarines off the coast of Wales.
Slavs Set Turkish Port Afire
Petrograd Russian torpedo boats of the Black Sea fleet in a
on the Turkish port of Sam Sun, set fire to the town with shells.
a building remains standing.
Mexican Factions To Confer
Washington An envoy from Villa to Carranza, is now on his way
to a conference to be held at Vera Cruz.
Russians Drive Back Turks
Petrograd Russian forces are driving back the Turkish columns
which crossed the line into Trans-Caucasia; retreating Turks falling
back on Olt.
Situation On Western Front
Paris The expected German offensive around Arras has failed to
Germans, yesterday attempted to bombard the military works at
Luneville. but not having the range the attempt ended in failure.
German Comment On American Note
Berlin Newspapers throughout Germany evidence a general dis
position to recognize the friendly tone of President Wilson's second
note to Germnny.
Bryan's action was a surprise, one paper saying, "He seemed to
have less confidence than Germany in the honest desire of the United
States to arrive at some peaceful compromise of the questions that
have created an issue between America and Germany.
Sunday, June 13
Washington Ordinance officials are embarrassed because so many
civil employees of the government are leaving government ammutitiou
factories for more lucrative positions with private ammunition fac
tories which are turning out large orders for Europe. Legislation may
be resorted to in the matter.
The Italian Advance
Verona lne invasion ot lrentino and ineste is succeeding to
the hightest expectation of Rome.
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uaiian iorces arc ciuseiy uuvaucmg upon Koveraa ano Aiori, im
portant towns. (The latter sentence probably refers to Rovereto and
Marco, in the Austrian province of Tyrol. The former is the most
important industrial town in the Southern, or Italian, section of Tyrol,
and has a population ot 10, ISO. Marco is a smaller town south of
Rovereto. Both are inhabited largely by Italians and Italian customs
predominate. Ed. Gard. Isl.)
Nishi A general air battle between three Austrian and five Ser
vian aeroplanes was seen today over Kragoieaz. (Undoubtedly Kia
geyevats," a town of Serbia. Ed. Gard. Isl.) The battle resulted in
the loss of two Austrian machines, the Servians receiving no damace.
un lhe West front
Paris French attacks on German trenches between Rheims and
French stations on the line north of Arras are continuing successfully
French gains were made at heavy loss of life, but the German loss was
Yaquis Burn A Town
On Board U. b. b. Colorado, olt Mexico Reports state that the
Yaqui Indians have captured and looted the town of Esperanza, des
troying much of the place by fire.
Washington In official circles today is confidence that the reply
of Germany to the second note of the United States will further open
the way for an amicable settlement of the differences between the two
The German raply, which is expected soon, is awaited with much
President Wilson went golfing today.
The President is showing that he feels negotiations for the pro
tection of American citizens is proceeding satisfactorily.
A number of Cabinet officials left Washington today to spend
Italians In Trieste District
London News from the Italian-Austrian war front today is that
the Italian forces have advanced across the river Isonzo into Trieste,
unchecked. The Italian forces are believed to be now established along
the lower Isonzo.
Galician Reports Contradictory
Heavy fighting has been going on in tho eastern theater of war,
but Russian and German statements as to results are contradictory.'
Each country lays claims to successes around Przemysl.
At The Dardanelles
Unofficial reports from Athens say that the Allies are making even
greater progress along the Dardanelles than is being officially reported.
Turk Sunk A Russian
Constantinople The Turkish cruiser Midulla, formerly the Ger
man cruiser Breslau, sunk Russian destroyer in the. Black Sea.
Steamer And Trawlers Sunk
London The British steamer Leuctra and three trawlers have
been sunk by a German submarine. According to reports -all the
crews were saved.
Six American civilians and fifteen Mexican soldiers arc said to be
besieged by the Indians in a farm house.
German Suspect Arrested
Cincinnati Heinz Hardcnberg, alleged member of German avia
tion corps and believed to be wanted in connection with an investiga
tion being made into the matter of a threatening letter sent to the
Cunard Steamship Office in New York following the sinking of the
Lusitania, was arrested here yesterday.
Dr. Cook Headed Ihis Way
San Francisco Dr. Frederick Cook, who claimed to have dis
covered the North Pole, sailed in the Mongolia yesterday for Hong
kong, emoutc to India. He will pass through Honolulu.
Why Bussia's Powder Failed
Washington Information has been received that the real reason
for the failure of the Russain campaign in Gnlicia was that Japan
held back ammunition intended for the Russian army but which Japan
feared would be urgently required in her own crisis in China.
The Mexican Fiasco
Noagles Intervention in Mexico may be forced upon the United
The American fleet off the coost has landed rifles and threatens to
land 500 marines unless General Mavtoreno furnishes protection to
Americans against attacks of Yaqui Indians.
Naval Ship For Hawaii
Honolulu While no definite official information has been given
out, it is rumored that the navy deyartnient is considering the assign
ment of the U. S. S. Alert to the navy militia of Hawaii to be used as
a training ship.
Saturday, June 1 2
Honolulu In the Kaiuchamcha Day swimming events Duke Ka
hananioku and Cunha both smashed world's records.
Kahamnnoku finished the fifty yards dash in 23 flat, beating the
world's record by two-fifths,
The one hundred yards dash was finished in 53 1-5.
Cunha and Kahanamoku finished neck and neck in the 220 yard
dash, the time being two minutes, twenty-nine seconds, beating the
world's record two-fifths second.
Bryan's Second Statement
Washington The second statement of former Secretary Bryan,
giying reasons for his resignation from the Cabinet, has been supplied
to the press.
This statement is addressed to German-Americans, and urges them
to help in maintaining peace between America and the Fatherland.
He urges them to lay aside thought of, or overlook, the absence
of strict neutrality or lack of friendship on the part of President Wil
Germany Should Acquiesce
In the opinion of Mr. Bryan, however, Germany should acquiesce
in the demands made in Mr. Wilson s note of last Thursday.
Should Change Shipping Laws
The ex-secretary suggests a change in the American shipping
laws, to the end that Americans may be forbidden from sailing on any
ship carrying contraband or ammunition.
Note Received Coldly
London Despatches from Germany indicate that the second
American note has met with a cold reception.
lhe tenor ot the reports shows that the sentiment ot Lrermanv is
against promising satetv to American passengers even on boats living
the American flag, if in the war zone,
Roosevelt Endorses Wilson
New Orleans Former President Roosevelt endorses the present
attitude of Wilson in respect to Germany. '
A New Serbian Army
London The Austrians face a strong Serbian Army. King Peter
has thrown a tresh torce into the held, and begins a campaign appar
ently timed to merge with the legions of Italy,
Italians On The Move
The Italians are sweeping onward in a fan-shaped movement. As
they advance, opposition is more determined.
German Sailors Desert
Washington bonie ot the German sailors or the rrince Uttel. an
interned German commerce destroyer, have broken parole. Lieuten
ant Brauer, of the interned cruiser, now admits the desertion of some
of the men.
Zeppelins Sink Fishermen
London Zeppelins are becoming more active in the German cam
paign. Yesterday three dirigibles in the North Sea sank two English
Mexican Crisis Waits
Washington No action of any sort has vet been taken on the
new Mexican position, and the reply of the Mexican chiefs has not
vet been received.
The crisis with Germany is engaging all of official attention now,
and the Mexican question has been somewhat side tracked.
S. P. Loses Oil Lands
Los Angeles Under a court decision tendered yesterday the
Southern Pacific Railway Co. loses title to a huge tract of oil produc
ing lands in California, valued at fifteen million dollars.
The title to this immense acreage reverts back to the government.
Friday, June 1 1 .
Honolulu Inability to arrange with steamship lines tor passage
will prevent financiers making a visit to the Islands this summer.
Wilson's Second Note
Washington In his second note to Germany, which has been de
livered at Berlin, President Wilson says that the government of the
united btates is contending tor somettng much greater than the mere
rights of property and the privileges of commerce.
It is contending for nothing less high and sacred than the rights
of humanity, and upon that principle the United States must stand.
Assurances of safety is demanded, but what alternative the United
States is prepared ;o take in case Germany refuses to meet that demand
the note refrains from specifying.
Robert Lansing, Secretary of State ad interim, signed for the
The paper is regarded as being, in some respects, the most impor
taut since the Civil War.
Italians In Sight Of Trieste
Rome The city of.Trieste is now in sight of the vanguard of the
Unable to stem the tide of the Italian advance across the Isonzo
river, the Austrians tried to effect by the tactics of the Belgians in
Flanders what their troops had been unable to do by force of arms.
They cut the dikes, but the overflow was not sufficient to stop the ad
vance ot the Italians. '
Losses Of Neutrals
Copenhagen Fifteen Norwegian vessels have been sunk by tor
pedo boats of Germany and twelve by floating mines;
Sweden has lost six by torpedoes and twelve by mines;
Denmark has lost four by .submarines and four by mines.
These nations hail with satisfaction the championing by the Unit
ed States of the rights of neutrals.
Pope Sees No Peace
Rome Pope Benedict sees no sign of peace, and stands ready to
support the initiative of America.
No Wireless This Afternoon
Honolulu -This being Kamchameha Day, there will be no news
from abroad and no inter-island wireless will be sent out.
NOTICE OF'SALE OF GOV
At 12 o'clock noon, Saturday,
June 26, 1915, at the front door of
the Court House, Knpaa, Kauai,
there will be sold at public auction
under Part 5 of the Land Act of
1895, Section 278-285 inclusive,
Revised Laws of Hawaii, leases of
the following described lauds:
(1) Lot known as No l.Kapaa
Rice Lot, Puna, Kauai, containing
an area of 77.0 acres?, more or
less. Upset rental $1155.00 per
annum; payable seiui-annuallv in
advance. Term of lease 5 years,
from June 19, 1915.
(2) Lot known as No. 3. Kn
paa Rice Lot, Puna, Kauai, .con
taining an area of 16.0 notes, more
or less. Upset rental $240 00 per
annum; payable semi-annually in
advance. Term of Lease 5 years,
from June 19, 1915;
(3) Lots Nos. 10, 11. 12, 13
and 14, Anahola, Kauai, containing
an area of 9 77 acres, nnrc of less.
Upset rental $147.00; per annum;
payable semi-annually in advance.
Term of lease 5 years, from June
(4) Lot for cannery site at Ka
pna "Flat", Puna, Kauai, con
taining an area of 7.75 acres, more
or less. Upset rental $50.00 per
annum; payable semi-annually in
advance. Term of Lease 15 years,
from June 19, 1915.
This lease is sold with the dis
tincl provision that this land must
be used for a cannery site and
The lessee is reauired to fence
Reservations regarding laud re
quired tor homestead, reclamation
or public purposes, will be em
bodied in the above leases.
Purchaser to pay cost of adver
tising. For maps and further informa
tion, apply to the Asst. Sub-Agent,
Miss Bernice Hundley, Kapaa,
Kauai, or at the office of the Com
missioner of Public lands,- Capitol
Joshua D, Tuckkr
, Commissioner of Public Lands.
Dated at Honolulu,
May 11th, 1915,
May 18-25 June 1-8-15-22.
THE BANK OF HAWAII,
Lihuk, Kauai, Hawaii
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NO. 125131 MERCHANT JpT.
SEALED TENDERS will be
received by the Superintendent of
Public Works up until 12 noon of
Mondav, June 14, 1815, for THE
CONSTRUCTION OF THE EX
TENSION TO THE WAIMEA
RIVER WALL. WAIMEA, KAU
AI. The Superintendent of Public
Works reserves the right to reject
any or all tenders.
Plans, specifications and blank
forms of proposal are on, file in the
office of the Superintendent of
Public Works, Capitol Building,
Chas. R. Foeises
Superintendent of Public Works.
Honolulu, May 25, 1915.
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