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which the envoy protested he had been treated unfairly. The suspi
cion in official c'uclcs is that Dumba gave it out himself. If this is
true, means may be found to express to the Vienna foreign office add
ed displeasure on the part of the United States, This, however, will
not affect the status of the Ambassador, for he has already been re
called and has engaged passage in a steamer for Rotterdam.
Attack On Vilna
London The lortress of Lida, fifty miles from Vilna, is facing
attack in force by a big army if Austrians. The enemy is reported to
be moving determinedly against the city, and a new battlerrivalling
Warsaw and Grodno is possible, With the fall of Lida will come add
ed peril for Riga. The Vilna army is in great peril,
Honolulu, Sale, with reorganization, and big reduction in fixed
charges, is the plan framed out bv the committee in charge ot the
affairs of the Hilo Railroad Company. It is supposed that this action
takes effect October 1. If the company defaults in the payment of in
terest on the bonds, a protective agreement scheme for the bondhold
ers is to be 'placed in the hands of seven men.
Assistant U. S. District Attorney Thompson has resigned.
Rockefeller Visits Miners
Trinidad, Colo. John D. Rockefeller, Jr., is here to visit the
camps of the miners of the Colorado Coal & Iron Co., believed to have
beeninflucnced to the bad bv "Mother" Jpnes, the female labor agita
tor. Direct News Of Raid
New York Passengers arriving from England today bring details
of the Zeppelin raid over London on Septembei 8, They state that a
block of warehouses was destroyed, and that tiie machines soared over
the busy section of the city, covering the hotel and theater districts.
The loss of life and property was considerable, but the principal
effect, in their judgment, was to add an impetus to recruiting.
Russian Army In Danger
Hernu I lie Russian army in the region of Vilna is in imminent
danger of being surrounded and captured.
The Russians are offering small resistance.
German War Office Report
Berlin 1 lie war office today announced that the German forces
had driven back an expedition of Serbian troops.
Emissary Makes Denial
New York Archibald, the American newspaper correspondent
who was detected carrying the now famous despatches for Austrian
Minister Dumba, denies that he knew the contents ot the messaces.
He arrived today and was met by secret service men and searched.
federal Prison For Hawaii
Honolulu A Federal prison, to be located at Pearl Harbor, is re
ported to be under consideration.
it is uuaerstoou tnat iNewton will recommend such an institution.
Monday, September 20
Honolulu I lie Portland Oregoniau says the Great Northern will
begin service to Honolulu on November first.
Hawaiian Commercial's Melon
stockholders ot H. C. & S. Co. will divide not less than $2,000,
uuu tins year.
Will Loan $750,000,000
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c a.-w urn capitalists ana tne nuance commission
sent over dv lingiaim ana i ranee liaye reached an agreement regard
ing a loan oi seven hundred and liity millions of dollars at five per
cent, for which bonds will be given.
Russia is not in the agreement, and the question of the purchas
of war munitions with any part of the money is left to be settled.
J. P. Morgan is prolwblv a big investor in the deal.
i-ro-ieutonic miluence in financial dircles may retard the loan,
aim win nave to ue met uy tne proponents.
Another Slide At Canal
Panama Another great slide into the Panama canal at Gold
has closed the canal for the present.
Carranza Stock Is Rising
Washington Inasmuch as Villa has less than a month to make
good, with slim chances of doing so, the prospects for the recogni
tion of the Carranza government by the American powers looks bright
er. Pan-American envoys see ahead a bitter struggle.
Lloyd George Admits Gravity
London Lloyd George, in a letter to the Constitution (?) says
the Cabinet is seriously considering conscription and admits the gravi
ty of the situation.
Visitors To Exposition
San Francisco Thirteen million visits have been made to the
Exposition in 212 days.
Coming Navy Plans
Washington Secretary Daniels and the strategy board will meet
in tuiucrciici: over navai anairs. iortv battleships is the plan of the
navy department, tney to be in service by 1919.
Greek Steamer Burns
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nauiux-iiie urecK steamer Athenia Is afire in mid-ocean. The
crew aim passengers nave been rescued by the steamer Tincania.
Socialists Start Things
, ""',uw'1 v" ixu.ihiuii ljuina nave neen taken
from the parliament by Russian police. It is said that a Socialistic
conspiracy against the government was discovered.
Portugal's New Revolution
Lisbon Another revolution is brewing in Portugal, according to
reports, Adversaries of the government, assisted by disgruntled re
publicans, intend revolt
Lansing, And Dumba
Washington Secretary Lansing will take no-action on Dumba's
letter in which he charges Lansing with discriminating in favor of the
Vienna has given assuranoes that Dumba will be replaced.
The text of the objectionable note, which was censored by govern
ment officials, shows the guilt of the ambassador and his intention to
tie up the Schwab steel works by strikes.
Russians Evacuate Yilna
London Vilna has been evacuated by the Russians, and the Ger
mans now occupy it. The Russians retire toward Dvinsk.
This important link in the Petrograd railway from Warsaw falls
before von Hindenberg, but the city is first stripped of all valuables'.
The Teutons are blocked in their movement against Dvinsk. If
this place should fall it would mean that the Russians would have to
give up Riga, the objective drive of the invaders. 1
Sunday, September 19
Honolulu The Myrtles and Healanis tied in points for the races.
The Healanis took the senior six-oarcd barge race after rowing it over
on account of an accident in which the Honolulu Yacht Club's boat,
Puuncue, was smashed by the Healani boat.
Dumba Invites A Swift Kick
New York Austrian Ambassador Dumba, who is in disfavor at
Washington, characterizes the request for his recall as unjust.
In a letter to Secretary Lansing the Austrian envoy shows bitter
nesslof feeling, declaring that the Allies have had different treatmenj
from him than have the Teutons, and resents the charges
made Against his government. He does not apologize for the contents
of the letter intercepted by the U. S. authorities, as he was acting un
der instructions from his government; and has no excuses to offer for
entrusting the letter to James J. Archabald.
Germany Wants Peace With U. S.
Berlin Germany is frank in saying that she wants no differences
with America, and is ready to agree to the American demands regard
ing neutral shipping in declared war zone.
Von Taegow makes a statement in which he declares that all mer
chantmen hereafter will not be interfered with unless it is shown
that they carry contraband. Commanders have been given their ordeis
in this respect and the necessity for the strict observance of them is
Ambassador von Bernstorff knows exactly what Germany is pre
pared to do and has authority to effect settlements. (This latter prob
ably reters to claims tor damages already hied. lul. uard. IslJ '
Balkans An Uncertain Quantity
London Uncertainty prevails as to the near future in the Balk
ans, though Downing street intimates that all is going well in the dif
ficult negotiations to align the neutral Balkan powers with the Entente.
British uneasiness is added to by an announcement from
Constantinople that Germans willl soon be on Turkish soil to help the
Turks, In some quarters, however, this announcement from Berlin
is taken to be a last effort to cheer the Turks, who have been dis
couraged of late,
Russian Activity Rumored
Late despatches state that there has been a decided change in the
situation in the locality of Vilna and Dvinsk, which it was expected
would fall into the hands of the Germans at an early day. The defeat
of von Hindenberg was announced in late despatches yesterday, south
of Dvinsk, the information being of such a character that today's des
patches will probably bring the news that the German defeat has been
of considerable magnitude.
Fighting In The West
Paris French artillery destroyed two German observatories in
Lombaertz dc Flanders. French shells have been thrown into Ger
man bivouacs before Chalons, while five bridges along the military
road, built by Germans, have been shuttered by French guns.
Another Strike Threatened
Pittsburg The management of the Westinghouse Electric Co
working on munitons order, has been given until Thursday to accede
to the demands of the Labor Union for twenty per cent increase in
Germany lo Annex Belgium?
Geneva Germany will soon issue a proclamation annexing Bel
British Steamer Torpedoed
London The British steamer Sanzeferino has been torpedoed by
a German submarine.
Unions And Conscription
The Labor Union declares that an industrial revolution will fol
low attempt at conscription. Railway employees declare they will
French At Gallipoli
Paris Marked progress is heing made bv French troops who
have landed on Gallipoii, according to announcements made by the
French war office.
Villa Given A Chance
New York Villa will have three weeks in which to make good,
m a military sense, his pretensions as being the head of the recogniza
ble government in Mexico. Should he fail to do so. Catranza will pro
bably be recognized as dc facto president bv the United States arid the
republics of South America
Saturday, September 18
1 he 1'romotion lommittee has taken up the matter ot encourag
ing the steamship Great Northern to come to Honolulu, and decides
not to sound the sugar men on the matter.
On the Coast the developments indicate that the vessel will come
Vilna About To Fall
London The fate of the important city of Vilna hangs in the
The Russians are fighting desperately to save it and the base of
Dyinsk, in the grip of von Hindenberg's army, which on the railroad
endangers both positions.
The Slavs arc stubbornly trying to hold the Teutons back
The Germans are fighting in sanguinary battle and advancing
The full strength of the Russians in that localty is being concentrated
to block, if possible, the German avalanche and turn the tide of bat
tle against the invaders.
Money Not For Munitions
New York That the half billion dollars loan to the French and
British allies shall not be expended for munitions ot war is the cause
of the break between American financiers and the commissioners, the
bankers declaring that the money, if advanced, must not be spent for
other than emergency purposes. Many pro-German bankers, includ
ing Kuen, Leob Co., will take a part of the loan if these conditions
Another hitch is that if Russia is to have any of the money, she
must be brought out into the open and the fact understood.
Submarine Losses In War
London According to reports, Germany has lost a score of sub
marines in the war and Britain seven.
Real Down On Dumba
Washington President Wilson says that Austrian Minister Dum
ba must quit entirely, as he is not accoptale to this government.
This comes in answer to the statement that Dumba will be called
home for consultation with his government.
Hot Time In The East
Philadelphia Four persons were killed by the heat yesterday,
Total victims during the present hot spell eighteen. Two died at Pitts
burg yesterday. New Jersey and Connecticutt are also sweltering in
Opinion Of German Paper
Herlin i he Anzeiger Ceitung. discussing German-American re
lations, says that it would be a good thing if President Wilson and
Secretary Lansing would remove themselves somewhere out of the in-
lluence ana supervision ot Aiigio-imerican provuuauvc suciy.
Another Alleged Spy
London Another member of the Teresacanena family has been
arrested here as being a German spy. She is an American.
Battles With Mexicans
Brownsville Two Mexicans killed and eighteen wounded on thej
border in a fieht with American troops.
Twelve American soldiers engaged fifty Mexicans at Donna, Tex
as, and killed ana wounaea seventeen oi mem. ;
Another brush took place at a suburb near here, in which a lieu
tenant and 27 men resisted an attack from ambush and captured a
Mexican who is probably fatally wounded.
Carranza Captures Position
Douglas, Arizona Carranza troops have captured Monclovia in
the State of Coahuila from Villa forces.
Germans Capture Trenches
London German forces have captured trenches In rear of Perthes
by aid of hand grenades.
Severe artillery duels continue here.
London Captain Matson is ready to build a new steamer of the
Matsonia type if the sugar men will stand behind him for cargoes.
The matter is now under discussion. He says he would have purchas
ed the steamship China if given the chance.
Bryan To Be A Dove
Washington Plans to send Bryan on a peace mission to Europe
is being discussed by himself and Dr, Fargo, who represents editors of
American newspapers published in foreign languages.
Brvan proposes to serve without pay.
Germans Are Progressing
Berlin Vidzy has been captured by the Germans.
Von Hindenberg's army is making steady progress along the rail
road toward St. Petersburg.
British Transport Sunk
Vienna An Austrian submarine torpedoed and sunk a large Bri
tish t.ansport a few days ago in the southern Adriatic. .
StefTanson Heard From ' ,
Ottawa StefTanson, the Artie explorer, has been heard from after
a silence ot eighteen montns. tiis vessel was lost in tne hoe and dis
appeared in northern wastes.
F Submarines Laid Up
Washington Secretary Daniels has ordered all the submarines of
the F-4 type out of commission until an examination of them is made.
Those now at Honolulu will probably be taken to Mare Island.
This action is supposed to be the result of the investigation into
the stranding of the F-4 at Honolulu.
Soldiers Killed In Wreck
Laredo News has been received that a Carranza military train
was wrecked near Saltillo Wednesday, ninety soldiers being killed.
More Fighting On Border
Brownsville American troops and Mexicans are again fighting as
a result of shooting across the border and lawless raids by Mexicans.
Foreigners Are Threatened
El Paso Bandits along the line of the Mexican Northwestern
railway threaten the lives of all foreigners, especially Americans.
Many Ships Through Canal
Washington One hundred and seventy ships passed through the
Panama-Canal in July, setting a new record.
Hoogs Case Is Dropped
Honolulu The grand jury brought in "no bill" in the case of
Frank Hoogs, late teller of the Bank of Hawaii, charged with embez
zlement. Hoogs had made restitution of the money and the bank de
clined to prosecute. ,
Before leaving last night, Stone, of the Great Northern, said htr'i .
had received no encouragement as to freight for his boat. It was "afll
salye and no sugar," he said. He thinks that if the people want the
big steamer they should get in and do something. He does not. now
believe that the vessel will be put on the run,
In San Francisco there is a rumor that the Great Northern will
be put on this run, freight or no freight, as she can depend on passengers.
Friday, September 17
Due To Internal Explosion
Honolulu The Naval Board of Inquiry finds that the sinking of
the submarine F-4 was due to an explosion of her batteries. The
same accident occurred once before while the men were off the vessel.
The Great Northern having failed to secure definite promises of
freight, Superintendent Stone returns to the coast to place the matter
before his company.
Loan Cut To Half Billion
New York The commission representing the Allies will cut their
proposal for a loan to a half billion dollars, this on the advice of J. P.
Morgan. The money can be raised.
J. Hamilton Lewis ana William Jennings Bryan have come out in
opposition to the financial deal.
On The East Front
London The Germans continue to advance slowly on the north
front and against the Russian center.
Petrograd is optimistic, believing that the Russians have the situa
tion well in hand, .
The Russians repeat their successes in the south.
Killed On Border
1 1 lr - Mm.
iJrownsviue une nunarea Mexicans, nine American soldiers and
four civilians have been killed in the fighting on the border,
The celebration of Mexican independence passed without serious
outbreaks, due, it is believed, to stern precautions taken by the military.
British Consuls May Leave
Washington -British consuls for Chihuahua and Sonora mav flee
the country with all American consuls and consular agents.
Floods In Oklahoma '
Bartlesville, Oklahoma Floods following cloudburst are worst in
this vicinity. One person drowned. Material loss half million dollars. -
More Ships Via Islands
Tokio The Toyo Kisen Kaisha Company has chartered the Pa
nama Maru and one other steamer from the Osaka Shosen Kaisha to
ply between San Francisco and Yokohama and Hongkong,
College Professor Suicides
Boston Professor Ezra, of Harvard, committed suicide by drown
Strike Ties Up Freight
New York Thousands of tons of freight are tied up by strike of
longshoremen. The men deny that the strike is the result of a pro
paganda on behalf of German agitators.
France To Enlist Boys
London France is preparing to draw into the service vouths oe-V
tweeu the ages of eighteen and nineteen to the number of 400,000, for
military service, ' "
No Government Action
Washington No immediate; action will be taken by this govern
ment relative to the course of the British prize court in condemning
American meat cargoes consigned to the European continent and
seized in transit. Packers owning four of the vessels will exhaust all
legal resources before invoking the aid of the government.