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TMR AfcDKN ISLAND, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1915
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Situation In Serbia
London The first decided stand of the Serbian army against the
Austro-Gcrman invaders is expected to be made in the mountain range
fifty miles south of Belgrade, this high ground, with steep defiles,
affording capital defensive positions. It is reported that men, women
and even children are working on Serbian defenses.
Report From Germany
Berlin According to announcement here, the entire Austro-Ger-man
forces attacking Serbia along the Danube front have crossed the
river and are now pressing the attack south of Belgrade.
In The Inch-By-Inch Country
Paris The war office declares that the German offensive move
ment in the vicinity of Loos, on the western line, has sustained a
Tim bulletin states that the Germans left dead soldiers in front
of their trenches after an ineffectual assault in the vicinity of Loos for
two davs, numbering between seven and eight thousand men.
The war office alludes to this assault as a grave and costlv check
to the Germans,
British Losses Since Oct. 1
London The British announce the loss of 21,000 men since Octo
The British steamer Thorpwood has been sunk, whether by a sub
marine or mine is not stated.
French Lose Terrain
From German headquarters it is reported that the lrencn lost a
terrain nenr Tuhure and Souchez, Germans on the heights near Sou
chez took several trenches.
Storms A Queer One
General von Linsingen's men have stormed village of Sinczycozy,
Monday, Ocftobcr I I
Panama The Panamalcaiial, which htw been blocked by a series
of slides will remain out of commission for many weeks. In fact pros
pects for opening the waterway before next year are considered hope
less. This was the official announcement made last night.
Submarine K-7 Has Trouble
Honolulu The submarine K-7 broke down at sea when halt way
to Honolulu, according to wireless -messages trom the Jlect, and is
beintr towed bv the convoy ship. The trouble is with the engines of
Will Soon Be Carranza
Washington Carranza, who will soon be recognized by Amcri
can powers as president of Mexico, will, when peace is restored in the
troubled republic, grant amnesty to those who oppose him.
Steamer Rams Schooner
New London, Conn. The Bay State liner lennessce, with pas-
seneers. crashed into the schooner Samuel Sharpe last night, both
shins being badly damaged, A number of passengers of the Tennes
see were injured.
French Admiral Is III
Paris Admiral Lapeyer, commander of the Anglo-French fleet
in the Meditteranean, has been relieved of his command because of
Several Ships Are Sunk
London A British submarine torpedoed German ship Lueleh
Crew saved in ship's boats.
The Greek steamer Dimitros and British steamer New Castle haye
been sunk in the Channel by German submarines. Crews saved,
From The Battle Front
Following the last attempt of the Germans to advance, with the
aid of gas, liquid flames and asphyxiating bombs, which are reported
failures, the Allies have had new successes. South of La Basse canal
the Germans have abandoned attempts to regain territory taken in the
recent drive of the Allies, and have suffered severe reversals in the
past twenty-four hours.
Germans Take Belgrade
London The Teuton invaders reduced the city of Belgrade, capi
tal of Serbia, with shells. Three-fourths of the city was destroyed
The invaders are now beginning to hew their way forward toward
Franco-British troops, recently landed in Greece, are proceeding
as rapidly as possible to the assistance of the Serbians.
The Serbians, appreciating their own inferiority, are not trying
to halt the Teuton advaire, out are making the advance as costly as
possible to the invaders until such time as sufficient assistance may
rrach them to justify a firmer stand.
Sunday, October 10
The Fighting In France
In Champagne district and north of Arras, a series of battles have
been in progress with directly contradictory reports of outcome from
Paris, Berlin and British headquarters.
I'ans announceu mat wuu poisonous gas, name projectors, as
phyxiating bombs and other German inventions for trench fighting
the Teutons endeavored to regain the positions taken from them, in
each case being repulsed; while the British and French have advanced
against the retreating Germans, adding fresh gains to those of the past
Along the entire Artois front artillery battles have been most vio
lent. Before Tuhure the French are maintaining their positions and
have silenced German batteries and strengthened their hold on Tuhure
Southeast of Neuville and at St. Vast, north of Arras, the Ger
mans charged under cover of a gas cloud, which failed to shake the
French defense and the attack was repulsed.
Sir John French reports that the Germans loM heavily in their
attempt against the new British trenches south of La Basse canal. Gas
was used without effect, the British charging through the fumes and
gaining fresh trenches. In some places the British advanred a thou
sand yards. The Germans have had 'io opportunity to rescue their
wounded and the ground is covered with German bodies.
What Berlin Says
Berlin says that the British attempted to advance southwest of
Loos, resulting in Germans gaining ground. The Britisu were repulsed
with henvy losses northeast of Vcrmcillcs and in La Basse canal re
gion. In the Champagne district the French invaded the German
lines," but were later driven out. The French were defeated in a con
test for possession ot n hill south of Leintrcy.
That n German transport was sunk in the Baltic by a British sub
marine is now officially reported from Pctrograd.
Germany And Turkey
Berlin Von Rcvcnblow says it is not the mission of Germany to
interfere with Turkey in the suppression of conditions which concern
Turkey alone. Turkey's measures to prevent Armeninn uprisings
such as havt occurred in the past, arc neither massacres nor, are thsy
to be truthfully described as atrocities. The sole duty of Germany is
to be at the side of her ally.
Ship Delayed At Canal
Washington Delayed by slides, heavy draft vessels will
allowed through the Panama canal before November. Those
up will be given back tolls if they desire, or may tranship by
53.00 per ton for sugar, including all charges.
Typhus In Australia
Victoria, Aus. Deadly typhus has appeared here. There
been 447 cases, of which 134 have proved fatal.
Will Fight To Finish
El Paso Villa says he will fight to a finish if Carranza is recog
nized as president of Mexico.
Honolulu The Abrams case has been put over to next Tuesday.
Hackfeld & Co. have control of the business of Lord-Young Co.
and will reorganize it.
Boston Wins A Game
Philadelphia In the baseball game today Boston won over Phila
delphia, 2 to 1, The contest is now a tie. The ritchers were Foster
and Mayer, Twenty thousand people attended the game.
May Recognize Carranza
Washington It is believed that the Pan-American conference will
decide that Carranza shall be recognized as president of Mexico. Diplo
mats representing the nations of the two Americas are conferring with
Secretary Lansing today on the subject.
Villa Opposes The Plan
Kl Paso General Villa proposes for Mexico a government created
by a coalition representing the different factions. He declares that
recognition of Carranza will not bring peace.
Murderer Qf Madeiros
Giandos, minister of interior in the Huerta cabinet, was executed
today for complicity in the murder of the late President Madeiros.
Strike Situation Improved (
Phoenix The strike situation in Arizona is improved today, The
Governor and labor officials are acting together to prevent disorder.
Bulgaria Sore At Greece
London Indications that Bulgaria will make a strong diplomatic
point of the lauding of soldiers on Greek soil while maintaining neu
trality was heightened today when Bulgaria, through the ambassador
at Athens, lodged vigorous representations with the Greek govern
ment. Bulgaria declares that the landing of Allied troops at Salonika
upsets the Balkan status quo and has imperilled the friendlv relations
between Greece and her neighbors.
Teutons Capture Part Of Belgrade
Berlin The Teutonic troops invading Serbia have captured the
greater part of Belgrade.
Fighting In The West
Paris Reports have it that the Germans are carrying on a heavy
offensive movement in the vicinity of Loos. Violent attacks taking
place southwest of Neuville and St. Vast are reported to have been repulsed.
More Vessels Sunk
London A German transport in the Baltic has been sunk by a
Two British steamers, the Silver Ash and the Scawby, have been
sunk, presumably by German submarines, although this is not definite
Germans Entering Serbia
German Headquarters Report: The Germans continue to
the Danube. Save and Drina rivers.
All crossings are progressing favorably.
Big Football Matches
Football results today were as follows: Pittsburgh University
team won from the Navv, 12 to 11.
Princeton, 3; Syracuse, 0.
Yale, 7; Lehigh, 6.
Pennsylvania St'., 13; Pnnsylvania. 3.
Saturday, Odobcr 9
Sugar, advanced to 3.955.
Honolulu Sergeant Riley, of Fort Armstrong, is dead from a
seii-intncieu wounu, eviaeniiv premecmaieu.
The October number of the Travel Magazine contains an adver
tisement announcing Hawaii as the route of the steamer Great North-,
Serbians Defending Their Border
London The Serbians are defending their boundaries with the
utmost gallantry. They have already inflicted one severe defeat upon
the Austro-Germans who attempted invasion from the north.
The big advance guard which led the invasion by way of Bel
grade was wiped out. the Serbians meeting it a few miles north of the
capital. The only survivors are the prisoners taken. The artillery,
which was manned by British sailors, smashed all attempts at advanc
ing, whereupon the Serbian infantry charged and scattered the invad
ers. The slaughter was tremendous.
Fight On Minister Grey
A bitter fight is being waged against Minister Grey for his failure
to win Bulgaria to the side of the Allies, and for the ill success which
has attended his efforts to secure the active participation of Greece and
Roumania in the war.
On The Western Front
The offensive of the Allies on the western front has not been re
sumed, as reported. The recent fighting has been confined to repul
sing a series of desperate counter attacks by the Germans. The French
arc holding their gains all along the line, while the main offensive of
the Germans against the British for the recovery of lost lines at Loos
have been beaten back. Yesterday's fighting was with artillery,
The Gold Was Too Heavy
Wheeling. W, Va. It is believed that the robbery of the train
near Central yesterday was the work of men familiar with conditions
and who knew where the money had been placed. The gold was not
taken on account of the weight of the strong box. No clue to the rob
British Want Protection '
Kl Paso The British consul here has telegiaphed Governor Hunt
for nrotectiou to British miners in the region of Arizona where there
arc now strikes.
More Militia For Strikers
Clifton, Arizona More militia arrived today. They are encamp
ed at a point commanding the railway mining camps.
American Consul Called Home
Loudon The American Consul-General at London has been sum
moned to Washington to discuss the blockade ot the North Sea. He
'will sail on the steamer Rotterdam
May Be Emperor Yuan
The London Standard declares that plans are shaping in Peking
to make Yuan Shi Kai emperor of China,
Mariposa In Bad Shape
Honolulu The steamer Mariposa, which ran aground on the north
coast, is now said to be in a perilous position.
Morgan Makes A Statement
New York J. P. Morgan, in an address yesterday, said that the
opposition to the flotation of the half billion bonds issue for the Allies
was due to a misconception of the situation. He denied that the flot
ation would tend in the direction of creating panics.
Philadelphia Alexander won the greatest triumph in his career
in winning for his team today against Boston, by a score of 3 to 1.
outpitching sensational Ernie Shore, cf the Red Sox, who made good
for seven innings, holding the Quakers down to fife hits. The Bos
tons got eight hits, scoring one.
The receipts at the gate amounted to $51,066.
French Reported Repulsed
German Headquartcrs--Frchch offensive in the Champagne dis
trict continues. After immense artillery preparation they again made
an attack northwest of Souain, but were repulsed with heavy losses.
Fifty Thousand Iron Crosses
Berlin More than 50,000 iron crosses have been awarded Ger
mans, Austrians and Turks for exceptional, exploits.
Mariposa Rons Ashore
Seattle The steamship Mariposa, from Alaska, is ashore at Bel
labella on the British Columbia coast. Relief has been sent.
Villa At Juarez
Kl Paso General Vilia has arrived at Tuarez to- confer with the
Stole Unsigned Money
Wheeling, W. Va. Two maked bandits held up the overland ex
press from New York tor St. Louis at Central, W. Va., and robbed
the registered mail sacks of a half million dollars of unsigned bank
notes, overlooking two millions in gold in the strong boxes.
Bulgaria Joins Germany
Berlin Bulgaria's intention to enter the war is proclaimed in a
manifesto which states that it would be suicidal not to align herself
with Germany, and that it is her duty to join the Teutonic allies to
realize her national aspirations,
Student Held As Spy
New York Kenneth Triest, a student of Princeton, who dis
appeared last January, has been located in a London prison, where he
is held as a spy. It is believed that he is mentally unbalanced.
Bulgaria And Serbia Split
Nislr The diplomatic rupture between Bulgaiia and Serbia is
complete, and the Bulgarian minister has been handed his passports.
Cordial reception given to German aviators who dropped bombs at
Belgrade and Nish, killing five persons, is regarded as tantamount to
the commencement of hostilities.
The Position Of Greece
London Unofficial report on good authority, backed by recent
developments, declares that Greece will tacitly stand by the Entente
powers She proclaims benevolent neutrality" toward the Allies.
She will not resist the sending of armed forces through Salonika to
border points to meet the Teutons or Bulgarians.
Germany, Protests To Greece
Berlin The German government has lodged a formal protest
with the Greek foreign office against the landing of troops of tne En
tente Allies on Greek sou, which Germany claims is a violation of neu
No rsply to the pretest has yet been received.
, Teutonic Invasion Proceeds
London The Teutonic invasion of.Serbia is in full swing,
hundred-thousand German-Austrian iroops have been flung across
border, headed toward Constantinople.
Friday, Odober 8
The Balkan War Begins
London Active hostilities between Russia and Bulgaria have be
gun. Yesterday two Russian "cruisers appeared before Varna and began
a violent bombardment of the water front and various public buildings,
great damage being done. The shore batteries of the Bulgarswere out
ranged by the cruisers.
It is believed that the Bulgariuns have pushed across the Serbian
line, making a drive to seize Salonika Nishi railway, Serbia's only
menus or transporting munitions to her northern front.
A French army is being rushed across Greece to head off the Bul
garians, until reinforcements arrive. The passage of this army to the
scene of prospective hostilities is taken as tant, amount to a declara
tion of war.
Greece herself lias taken no stand, and so far as outward appear
ances go she is still neutral. Roumania is also inactive.
A large Austrian force passed the Serbian line in three divisions.
The announcement from Athens that the British are co-operating
in the movement is the hrst intimation ot tne matter received. The
people are enthusiastic.
VALUED GIFTS TO
THE HIGH SCHOOL
Mrs. H. Isenberg has presented
fine set of books to the High
School library. The set consists
of 20 volumes and is an especially
valuable reference work for stu
dents. The gift is a very generous
one, and is greatly appreciated by
the pupils and teachers o f the
During the week n large one-
volume History o f the Panama
Canal was received from the De
partment of Public Instruction.
Large portraits o f President
Washington and President Lincoln
and two fine pictures' of the Forum
and Coliseum were recently placed
at the High School. The pictures
were purchased from the Christ
mas gift received from Lihue
School last winter, and the fram
ing was a present from-Mrs. Ralph
These pictures add greatly to
the attractiveness o f the school
rooms and have a real educational
The three Filipino murderers
from Kalihiwai. this island, will
be executed in the yard of Oahu
prison, at Honolulu, next Friday
morning. Two will be hung to
gether and the third will follow
The men are Juan Coronel, Feli
ciauo Hiranoand Ponciana Colaste.
It will be remembered that on June
16 they broke into the house of
Wada, a truck farmer living in the
Kalihiwai valley, killed the man,
almost killed the wife and shot
two of the boys, afterward setting
fire t o and burning the house.
They confessed to the police, but
the cases were tried anyway, re
sulting in the conviction of all of
the three parties.
During and after the trial the
murderers seemed to take the mat
ter as considerable of a joke, and
the seriousness of it did not appear
to dawn upon them until ' they
reached the wharf to be sent to the
prison in Honolulu.
Governor Pinkham signed the
death warrants last Tuesday.