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THB GARDEN ISLAND, 1UESDAY, AUGUST 31, 1915
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s Fires In Timber Belt
Portland, Orecon A dozen forest fires arc raging within a hund
red miles of this city, and the timber belt in the Cascade range has
been seriously damaged.
Los Angclenos Win
Washington The Los Angeles riflemen of the national Guard are
winners of the recent marksmanship competition, they havinR the
remarkable score of 2294 out of a possible 2500.
Hawaii is creditted with 1565, being in the "also competed"
Holland Would Control Air
Betlin The Dutch government announces that no more Zeppelins
will bo allowed to fly over neutral territory.
The Russians ate reported to be depressed over their reverses. In
some cases they have boen fighting without officers, food or ammunition.
Another Strike Threatened
Bridgeport The Remington Arms Company is threatened with
another strike of employees. 1
Levee Breaks Again
Little Rock, Ark-. Another break in the levee has flooded more
Situation In Bulgaria
Continued from page 6
Germany's Course Determined
Berlin -It is understood that Germany's course regarding the sink
ing of the Arabic has been determined, and the statement to be made
is in line with the statement already given out by von Bcthnianii Hol
weg. If it is shown that if Germany is in the wrong, she will satisfy
Now After Grodno
London The Russian stronghold of Grodno is now believed to be
the objective of the persistent drive of Germany in that direction.
The fort of Lipsk has been taken.
npunml vmi Kichorn captured 1.600 prisoners, seven cannon in
the battle near Olita.
Von Mackcnseu has been successful in the fighting around Kabrin
Monday, August 30
F-4 Towed To Dock
Honolulu The submarine F-4 was raised in four hours yesterday
and towed to the Quarantine wharf. She will have to wail until a tug
from Hilo is towed out of the drydock before she can be taken on.
Number Of Explosions
New York Yesterday the powder wotks of Dupont at Wilming
ton exploded, killing two men.
At Acton. Massachusetts, the mill of the American Powder Co
exploded. No fatalities. The mill had been running overtime filling
Sodd machine shop at Acton caught fire in a mysterious manner.
This mill was working on shrapnel.
Steamer Rammed And Sunk
Seattle The steamship Admiral Watson was rammed yesterday
by the steamer Paraiso and sunk. One life was lost.
Panama Strength Increased
Wasflincton The streimth of the Coast artillerv at the Panama
canal is to be increased. Twenty-nine companies are required there
Attacks Of Allies Fail
Constantinople The Allies renewed attack on Gallipoli peninsula
vesterdav by land and sea, but the attacks broke down. The enemy's
losses are said to have been severe on land, where attack was repulsed
by the Turkish right and center wings. The Turkish artillery repeat
edly hit the cruisers and transports.
Japanese Unionist Welcomed
San Francisco The Labor Council here yesterday extended :
welcome to Sasuki, representative of Japanese labor organizations,
Transport Reported Torpedoed
Berlin Passengers arriving in Germany from Rotterdam bring
news of the torpedoing of a British transport off the English coast
with a loss of 1 ,000 lives. The transport is reported to have been
carrying 2,000 men.
Canadian Recruits For Front
Ottawa Reinforcements for the Canadian army in France and
Flanders arc to be despatched at once. Fifteen thousand men who
have been in training in concentration camps are tinder orders to leave
Poison Yenders Arrested
San Bemadino Three Mexicans have been arrested near here for
having in possession several tons of a plant known as marihuana, the
smoking of or the use ofSa drink prepared from which produces in
Burned At The Stake
Sulphur Springs, Texas Two negroes while resisting arrest shot
and killed the sheriff here pesterday. Thcv were captured later and
burned to stakes in a public park.
Zeppelins Omit Fighters
London According to a statement issued by Lord iBalfour, not
a soldier or sailor has been killed as the result of any Zeppelin raid on
Germans Report Advances
The Germans report advances everywhere except Courland, in the
Will Probe Explosion
Honolulu The Utilities Commission will probe the recent explo
sion at the oil tanks, which caused the death of two men and probably
Honolulu Joshua D, Tucker, commissioner of public lands, VfeiU1 '
seriously ill allU uouuis are leu as iu ma ictuvc.j. ,
Soldier Falls To Death
Charles Piince. of the marine corps, felt from the Kalekoli trail
today, a height of 500 feet, and was instantly killed,
Oahu To Be Fort-Girdled
The war department will girdle the island of Oahu with forts.
Noted Lady Asphyxiated
San Francisco Mrs, Pcr&htug. wife of Brigadier-General Persh
ing, well known in Hawaii anu tne rnuippines, anu tnree cnuureii
were smothered to death in their home at the Presideo today when a
lamp exploded, Mrs. Walter Boswell and one of the Pershing child-
dren, who were in the room, es aped.
weat Northern lo Retire
Seattle The Great Northern Steamship Company is preparing to
sell the Minnesota and discontinue their trans-Pacific service.
German Settlement Far-Reaching
Washington It is expected that Germany will go further than
Sofia The government has inspired an announcement that the merely, a disavowal of authorization for the sinking of the Arabic in
The Russian Grand Duke holds that district.
Sunday, August 29
Russians Blame Government
London Because of the breaking down of the Russian's offensive
campaign and the certainty that the greater share of the blame foi
losses in Galicia and Poland was due to a lack of ammunition has come
a demand for a complete change in the personnel of the Cabinet.
Kesoiuuons demanding a complete cnange in tlie Ministry was
passed bv a convention of leading business men yesterdav.
Artillery Duels In West
Paris French artillery has silenced German guns on several sec
tions of the western front. The main artillery duels have been fought
on the edge of the Argonne forest.
Will Enlarge Facilities
San Francisco President Asano, of the Tovo Kaisen Kaisha.says
that his company is ready to take full advantage of the withdrawal of
the Pacific Mail and Great Northern steamers from Pacific trade. In
addition to the Persia the company may put on three more liners.
To Meet Submarines
Washington The main battleship guns will be arranged so that
they may be tilted to thirty degrees, almost doubling the present limit.
Polish Relief Work
Amsterdam As announced yesterday, the occupied parts of Po
land and Russia are to be placed under the control of General Beseler.
. .1 i . - .
t ciuzens coninuuce organized oy ine roles lias decided to raise
by loan 6,000,000 roubles with which to carry on relief work.
Leo Frank Aftermath
r r r t i ' it . . .
marietta, ocorgia citizens deciding to clear tne town ot undesi
rables sent a number out of the city in a box-car yesterday.
Ex-Secretary Long Dead
Bingham, Mass, John D. Long, secretary of the navy under
Roosevelt, died here yesterday.
Bulgarian parliament will probably soon be conyened to deal with the
The divided Italian armies, mentioned in yesterday's despatches,
will be directed agrinst Trent on the north and Trieste on the south.
The Kaiser And Submarines
Berlin A meeting between the Kaiser and the ministry was held
todav to discuss the subject of future submarine warfare. The discus
sion took place at army headquarters on the eastern front.
Honolulu The last of the six pontoons arranged for the sub
marine F-4 was submerged todav, and it is expected that the sub
marine will reach the surface tomorrow night.
America Scores A Victory
London The British press credits President Wilson and the Unit
ed States with securing a significant diplomatic victory in the Arabic
Germany's assurance that full satisfaction will be given for the
loss of American lives is taken here as evidence that Germany will
change her submarine policy1.
Russians Deny Peace Talk
Highest Russian officials deny that Russia has any intention of
securing separate peace witli Germany and Austria on account of" re
cent Russian reverses.
Russian army engineers are entrenching the capital and preparing
for possible defense against German attack.
Von Hindeiibcrg is not securing any territory along the Baltic, it
Aeroplanes Attack Fails
Paris Four big German aeroplanes attempting to bombard this
city today were defeated and one of them brought to earth.
Yon Beseler Honored
Amsterdam General von B-seler, conqueror of Antwerp and
Novogeorgievsk, has been named governor of the occupied territory in
Much Money Moving
Vanceboro A shipment of $25,000,000 in bonds and $19,000,000
in gold from London to New York passed through here today in a
special train frcm Canada.
Costly For Montenegrins
London The Montenegrin army has won a costly victory from
the Austrian ai my which is endeavoring lo drive them from Dalmatia
Italian Army Divided ,
The Italian army has been divided in order lo press two simul
tanrous campaigns against the Austrians, one against the cotftitry and
the other against Trieste.
Germans Again Victorious
1 he Russian line has been pierced bv the Teutonic forces at
San Francisco General Pershing, whose wife and three children
were sultocated to dentil Here 1 liursday ewning is expected to arrive
tomorrow from the Mexican border where he has been commanding
troops. His son Warren, who escaped, is awniiing him there
The mother and three children will be buried at the family burial
plot in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Saturday, August 28
U. S. To Police Haiti
Washington The United States will police Haiti with a for, e
similar to that in the Philippines, putting natives into the constabu
larv with experienced American non-commissioned officers over them
Natives of the. island bitterly resent interference in their affairs
but will probably submit to the program as a police measure
Italic ns Capture Passes
Rome Kagoscuro Pass, 8,500 feet up in the Alps, has fallen into
the hands ot the Italians after a desperate fight with the Austnans.
The latter did not give up until inanv shells had been fired into their
Good progress is also being made by the Italians on Carson Plat
cau Italian holdings have been much strengthened.
Police To Guard Doves
Chicago The police have been asked to furnish one hundred
plain clothes specials to guard the Colliseum when the Friends of Peace
organization meet there.
Aviator Has A Drop
Des Moisnes As he started to rise Aviator Art. Smith fell thirty
feet this morning but escaped injury.
Submarines For China
New York The Naval Commissiou from China has contracted
with Schwab for one hundred submarines at a cost of 875,000,000 ac
cording to a rumor current here.
Consuls Attacked In Persia
London The British and Russian consuls, while being escorted
from Keihever, Persia, wetc attacked by an armed "mob headed by
the German consul at Tabriz.
Teachers Endorse Wilson
San Francisco The National Education Association of Teachers
has endorsed the administration of President Wilson.
Powder For Russia
Philadelphia The Russian steamer Veronej will sail from Wil
mington, Deleware, today with a cargo of two million pounds of
smokeless powder for Russia.
New Russian Army 2,000,000
London The Czar of Russia is raising a new army of 2,000,000
men for a new invasion.
The Russian minister admits that the fate ot the Muscovite cam
paign against Austria and Germany has been decided for this year, but
a tremendous drive will be planned to take place next Spring.
Nicholas has received a joint telegram from French war leaders
expressing confidence in the future, and others in similar vein.
Von Hindenberg's Plans
It is believed that von Hindenberg will have his force strengthen
ed in order that he may make another drive and a new attempt to in
tercept and capture a portion of the retreating Russian army.
case the facts establish that the German submarine torpedoed that
steamer without giving warning. Germany's assurances concerning
the Arabic has reassured the American administration on the subject
of Germany's honest intentions in regard to future submarine opera
tions; and it is expected that negotiations to settle the controversy in
regard to the sinking of the Lusitania Vill follow the case of the
Serious Strike Threatened
London Siriotis possibilities face the English government through
a strike of 25,000 coal miners in South Wales, and signs of dissatis
faction among many more.
A big coal shortage is threatened.
The milieu are dissatisfied with recent arbitrations and it is talli
ed that the government may find it necessary to revoke the munition!
act under which laborers may be punished for refusal to obey conscription.
Teutons Still Press Forward
The German armies in the north of Poland and the Austrians in
the south continue to piess forward.
Russians have evacuated Olita,
Now the fortress of Grodno is the only Russian stronghold on the
line from the Baltic provinces south to Galicia, in Poland, which Ger
many has not captured,
(Grodno is a town of 41,736, two-thirds of which are Jews, capi
tal of the Russian province of the same name, on the right bank of the
Nieman river, 160 miles N.E.bf Warsaw and 9? miles S. W. of Vilna,
on the main line to St. Petersburg. Grodno was oiiginally a part of Po
land, and remained so until 1793 wlen the second partition of Poland
was signed. The city was built in the 12th. century. In times of peace
the headquarter of two Russian army corps. Ed. Gard. Isl.)
Germans Bombard The Scots
Paris On Thursday Germans bombarded St. Banssant and Essey
stations, and a gas factory at Dornoch, on the north Scottish coast, in
retaliation of air raid made, by the Allies Friday on the power
plant t Mulheim, which was successfully bombarded and the aviators
No Japanese To Europe
Tokio Premier Okuma denies the rumor that Japan will send
soldiers to Europe to assist Russia against Germany. He states that
arms and ammunition will be sent,
The Naughty Tax Collectorsl
Honolulu The salaries of Mayor Lane, of the City and CounttfA.
of Honolulu, and two hundred and forty-one government employees
have been attached for unpaid taxes.
Harrub, the third man injured m the oil-tank explosion, is still
alive. No solution has been found of the mystery of the cause of the
Friday, August 27.
Honolulu Carl Errich, superintendent of the vard, and Anton
Schreder, foreman of the Standard Oil Companv, are dead as a result
of the explosion at the oil tanks yesterdav. Ralph Harrub, of the
Hawaiian Electric Co., who was injured at the same time, may also .
die. The cause of the explosion of distillate is still a mystery.
Charlie Clark "Joy Rides"
Charlie Clark, road supervisor, while on a tour of inspection of
the roads of Koolau yesterday, demolished an auto while under the
full pressure of loyfulness. The grand jury has been instructed by
Judge Ashford to thoroughly investigate the matter.
Coaling Station In Bay
The I. I. S. N. Co. has closed the contract for the erection of a
coaling station in the bay at a cost of a million dollars or more, work
to begin as soon as harbor dredging is finished.
Arch Cranks Are Active
New York Roosevelt in a statement flays the Secretary of War
for his attack of yesterday on General Wood with reference to his
neech at Plattsburg. He says that General Wood should not be
blamed for his(Roosevelt's)utterancesas Wood did not know what the
speech was to be. He. says the administration has fallen down badly,
and thar m his remarks to the citizen soldiers and to others he might
be doing a signal public service.
Wm. J. Bryan will open a sort of peace festival here tomorrow
The celebration will last to the end ot the month.
May Boycott Georgia
Porterville', Cal. An official of the Business Men's Association
will introduce resolutions to keep out of California any products of the
State of Georgia owing to feeling on account of the lynching of Leo
Mexicans Active In Texas
El Paso Mexicans have raided ranches in Texas at a score of
places along the border.
Orozco, who posed as a son of Huerta and actect as secretary to
him, vesterday entered the city in disguise and visjted his family. An
attempt was made to capture him, but it tailed.
British Exchange Low '
New York The rates on British exchange are the 'lowest since
1817 and it is believed that the selling price will go lower. A large
amount of British gold is being brought from London to America to
meet the trade balance. $19,534,000.00 in United States gold also have
been brought across the Atlantic in British warships, consigned to I,
P. Morpan & Co.. of New York.
Austrians And Serbs Again
Nish Skirmishing between border outposts and artillery duels
vesterday marked the resumption of hostilities between the Austrians
Germany Yields To America
Washington Ambassador von Bemstorff says that Germany w(l
agree to the demands of the United States respecting submarine wl
fare. Orders have been issued by Germany to commanders of subma
rines not to attack merchant ships without warning, and the attacks
upon liners mav bt abandoned entirely.
Germany And The Arabic
Berlin reports are still to the effect that the German nation does
not believe that the sinking of the Arabic will result in serious discord
or a break with the United States.