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Monday, November 15
Serbians Hold Own
London Serbians are apparently holding their own against IJ til
garians along the eastern front, arresting any attempt on part of Bui
gars to advance across the Morava on western bank, of which Serbians
are making a stand. ,
Bulgarian forces with the assistance of Austro-Hungarian artillery
failed in repeated attempts to throw troops across the river and have
Washington Official Italian reports on'the sinking of the An
cona was without justification under the rules of war, and was accom
panied by acts of inhumanity, such as firing on life boats and jeering
at drowning women and children.
Reports cause uneasiness among high officials despite highly con
tradictory reports that have become known through Austrian sources.
Washington views the affair as a second Fabia incident and is in
tensified by the failure of Ambassador Penfield to report. This adds
to the gravity of the situation.
Vienna In Serbian armies under General Keevess, after days of
fighting of a bloody nature, have thrown Serbians back along the whole
front taking 1700 prisoners and quantities of supplies.
Vatican Denies Peace Reports
Rome Various reports of peace negotiations centering about the
Pontiff are denied by Pope Benedict.
There is no truth in the report that negotiations, are tinder way,
so .far as the Vatican is aware, and it is improbable that the Vatican
will take any steps in the future looking toward peace. "
Booker T. Washington Dead
Tuskegee Booker T. Washington, leader of the negro race in
America is dead from nervous breakdown.
Riga Retirement Continues
Pctrograd While the German retirement from the Riga Dvinsk
district continues that campaign having been definitely abandoned by
Von Hindenburg progress in south is slow.
Russians arc vigorously on the offensive along the whole front but
the marshy nature of the country precludes quick advance.
Villa's Forces Dwindling
Douglas With the arrival of General Obregou at Agua Prieta and
additional forces under General Calles reinforcements coming by way
of the United States, Carranza's troops have begun active campaign
for the final ellimination of Villa and his dwindling army.
Carranza's cavalry yesterday entered the occupied Naco unopposed.
Villaistas fell back and evacuated the town.
Minnesota For London
Seattle The steamer Minnesota of the Great Northern line has
sailed for London. The Pacific run has been abandoned but her exact
plans are still unknown,
San Francisco The transport Logan en route from Honolulu re
ports running into heavy seas. Seaman Ernest Murnav has swept
Italian Steamer Sunk
Rome The Italian steamer Bosnia has been sunk by an Austrian
Western Fighting Desultory
Paris Long range artillery deuls and trench fighting of a desul
tory nature are taking place along the greater part of the western
front, the main exception being an attempted German offensive west
Bombs At Verona
Rome Thirty persons are dead and injured as result of Austrian
air rams earned out yesterday when fifteen bombs were dropped into
Implied Threat By Constantine
London The king of Greece has uttered an implied threat
against Entenf Allies causing political crisis in the Levant to over
shadow progress of the campaign.
Statement by King Constantine on Salonika affairs savs, 'should
Franco-British expedition menace neutrality of Athens, tne latter gov
eminent will move to protect rights."
This is result of protests from German and Austrian ambassadors
Prince Albert Under Treatment
London Prince Albert, second son of King George is under treat'
ment for gastric trouble.
Sunday, November 14
, Sugar, 5.02.
Paris While Serbians in their mountain positions have snrropd
cd in bringing the advance of Austro-Germans to a stand still, for the
time being checking their advance and throwing back assaults in fierce
counter attacks, Anglo-French forces in southern Serbia and Bulgarian
iuaceaonia nave intiicted a series ot crushing defeats upon Bulgarians
Greece Continue's Friendship
uonuon ureece will continue tier traditional friendship towards
France, according to announcement bv Grecian minister in Paris in
response to reports published yesterday.
Goritzia Front Deadlock
Vienna The battle for the positions at Goritzia bridge-head con
tinues. Italian attacks near Orsie have been repulsed.
No Report From Submarine
Austrian Uiniuaity announces that no report has been received
troni submarine that sunk the Anconia.
McNamara Will Testify
German East African Expedition
Capetown The Government Recruiting Committee, raising re
cruits for Europe has issued a new order, calling for 10,1)00 men for
expedition to German East Africa.
Coaches Leave Track ,
Denver-T-Fotir coach:s of passenger train left the track yesterday.
Five oassengers injured, one of them seriously,
Another War Declaration
London The long delayed declaration of war by Italy against
Germany is about to be issued; failing which, declaration from Ger
many must come today. There is no formal state of war between
Germany and Italy, though the latter country has been waging war
against her allies.
Baron Declines Interview
San Francisco Haron Shibuzawa declined yesterday to bo inter
viewed or to answer a penes of questions propounded bv editor of the
Examiner. He said in part that Examiner was not tj be trusted to
use an interview or replies in a legitimate way. Questions leferred to
relations between Japan and United States.
Internes Given Medical Aid '
Vallejo One officer and four members of the crew of the interned
German raider Comoran, now at Guam, will be given medical attend
ance, but will not be allowed to proceed to Norfolk. They will be
at Mare Island.
F. Submarines Arrive
San Francisco F. submarines arrived safely after a trying voy
age, and a lack of food, which had been gone for several davs.
Russia Prepares For 1916
Pctrograd That the Russian government js making plans to car
ry on the war through the entire year, if necessary, was shown yes
terday when minister of finance submitted budget,
Russia preparing to spend four billion dollars in 1016. Increased
taxes and flotation of a series of a war loans will be the means of se
Dardanelles And Riga Front
London The allied fleets that have been bombarding forts along
the Dardanelles have been repulsed.
Despatches to the Times from Pctrograd correspondent confirm
previous leports concerning the total collapse of Von Hindenburg's
costlv campaign against Dvinsk and Riga,
Germans are now falling back steadily upon the Kovno-Vilua line
with Russians making defeat a bloody one. Many prisoners taken by
Germans, who are much dispirited and suffering greatly from cold.
'London Close observers of the war'-.; developments are coju
mencing to hope the tide of victory is turning, after running strongly
against the Allies fighting in Balkans. Triumphant victories in favor
of Allies are presaged.
Simultaneously a French and Serbian move, vigorously carried
out in southern Serbia imperils the Bulgarian forces. ,
Serbians won an important victory in Katchanik Pass. 1
Allied fleet bombarding Gallipoli Peninsula according t o re
ports. Turks claim to have sunk the Britisn submarine E 20 in the sea
Los Angeles McNamara will appear as a witness against Schmidt i ment vesterdav and explained the search
in the trial here. uiat Grcat Britain was within her rights.
of Marmora. Submarine had penetrated the defenses of Dardanelles
and was wreaking havoc in the Marmora Sea.
Czar Ferdinand Change Faith
Naples The Mattino declares it has good authority for saying
that Czar Ferdinand has informed the Pope that he will become a
catholic after the war.
Teutons Send Delegation
Athens The .ustro-Gerinau delegation of diplomats arrived for
the purpose of regulating the political and military situation between
Teutonic nations and Greece.
Teuton's want to win Greece's aid ot influence King Constantine
Submarines Continue Depredations
London Further depredations by Teutonic submarines are re
ported. The British steamer Sir Richard Awdry has been sunk by sub
marine or mine. j
French Well Established
Salonika The report of reoccupation of Valandovo bv Bulgarians
is untrue. French now occuppy strongly the reuion before Valandova
and Labrovo and are well established in the hills commanding Casto-
Interns As Prizes
Milan The Italian government will fit out and use German liners
interned since the beginning of the war.
These will be seized as prizes of war.
Cold Weather For Football
Chicago Exceptionally cold weather prevails for football. In
many places the games will be played in snow.
Dupont Works Destroyed
Wilmington The big plant ofjthe Dupont Works has been des
troyed by an explosion the origin of which is unknown.
Rock Island System Costly
Chicago Experts say it will take five years and twenty seven
million' dollars to rehabilitate the Rock Island system.
Honolulu It is rumored here that a new Asia Line will purchase
Marcalhno s sentence postponed one week.
Masked robbers entered the home of a Japanese, getting awav
with two hundred and thirty dollars.
Saturday, November 13
Churchill Dons Uniform
London Churchill believes in actual life. He says well paid ac
tivity in official life is irksome, therefore quits cabinet and dons the
uniform of the Queen's Own Oxford Hussars for duty.
Says, further that he is in accord with policies covering the con
Ambassador To Rome Expected
Washington The ambassador at Rome is expected tomorrow and
official action in regard to the sinking of the Aucona may be taken,
President awaits details Policy will depend on whether or not Itali
an ship attempted to escape.
Offensive Pressed Vigorously
London In the south during the last few weeks, Russians
taken 130,000 prisoners, offensive has been pressed with great
Former Water Boy Buys Stock
New York Leonard Renloulo one time water boy with the
bria Iron Works, todav brought fifteen million dollars of stock in
Cambria Steel Corporation.
Dr. Gardner Resigns
Dr. Gardner, for the past 32 vears connected with the Immigra
tion office as interpreter, has resigned because he was assigned to duty
in New Jersey which he considered demotion.
Naco The American rommander here has adopted a unique way
of notifying Villa's men whem they are nearing American soil.
At fifty yards interval flags have been stuck in the ground. The
plan was adopted after Villaistas had chased a deserter on American
Washington Ambassador Spring-Rice called on the State Depart
of Zealandia,' also stating
Indication Of Protectorate
Action of Haiti in accepting demands of United States is an in
indication of country becoming n protectorate at an early date,
Another Interne Escapes
Norfolk Another member of the crew ot the Fcitz Eitcl has es
caped from Norfolk.
Italy Will Aid Balkans J
London Italy will aid the Balkan campaign at once. The nation
will give sufficient support to assure the complete victory. Bulgars
fighting big battles.
Honolulu Mistrial was entered in the Buchanan murder case.
Col. Johnson of the National Guard has been commissioned Bri
The Pacific Coast will get most of next rear's sugar. "What the
western refiners cannot handle will go cast.
Commissioner Gives Banquet ,
San Francisco Japanese Exposition Commissioner gnvc a beau
tiful banquet to'the Liberty Bell officials before they left for home.
Italy Joins In Request
Peking Italy has joined the other Allies in the request that China
postpone change in form of government.
Reservists To Meet
Honolulu Italian reservists are ordered to report toacting consul
at Honolulu immediately.
International Peace Move
Washingtoh David Starr Jordan has approached President Wilson
with an inlet national peace movement of imposing proportion?
Quasi official meetings of representatives of neutral nations plan
ned to be held at The Hague, Berne and Constantinople before Christ
mas. Asks president to co-operate and make meetings possible.
- New Phase On Plots V
A new phase was put on alleged plots of Teutons and Teutonic
sympathizers to foment industrial troubles in the United States as a
means of stopping shipments of war supplies to Allies, when charge
was published today declaring that high Teuton officials in the United
States directed activities of agitators and published charges attribute
to Dr. Joseph Geric, a former Austro-Hungarian consul at San FraiT-.
cisco It further says Austrian consuls in the United States were work
ing under instructions of Count von Bernstorff. Investigations will
be made. Austrian embassy declares story tissue of lies.
French Drive Bulgars
London French are driving Bulgarians before them in .southern
Serbia and around Strtimnitza. It is now believed Allies and Serbians
may secure a portion of the Nish Railway and raise a barrier to Teuton
access to Turkey.
Three Belgians Executed
Amsterdam The Echo Beige announces three Belgians executed
for communicating with the German government.
A-fourth was sentenced to twelve years imprisonment.
British Steamer Sunk
London The British steamer Rhynland has been sunk. One sur
vivor was landed.
New York Princeton is the favorite y three to one in this
year's football match with Yale,
Honolulu Heavy rains continue. Some damage to streets has
resulted. Nuuanu reservoirs are full.
Alexander Bolster, for fifty years a resident of Honolulu, died to-
' Dissolution For Favoritism
London The Greek Chamber of Deputies was dissolved for in
sistent favoring of the Allies in the Balkan conflict, King Constantine
saying, Greece must remain neutral.
Greek officials here say Greece will be ready to join the Aliif
when assured of enough troops to guarantee a successful offensive
Friday, November 12
Russian Army In Serbia
London A Russian army has gone up the Danube river without
interference from Roumanian government and lauded near Silistria,
an important town in Bulgaria.
Official Serbian Statement
Paris An official Serbian statement received last night savs the
enemy has crossed Moravia valley west of Kralievo and south ot Dju
nis Catenvs. Attacks have been repulsed at Ordelitva.
Incendiary Bomb Aboard
Port Arthur Captain of th- Italian steamer Livietta, which
caught fire off Sabine Bar on Tuesday, has arrived here having beach
ed his ship. He declares an incendiary bomb was cause of the fire
and that it was placed aboard bv agents of the Teutonic Allies. Fire
was easily 'extinguished forward, but still burns aft.
Heavy Fighting Reported "
Loudon Heavy fighting is going on in east and west as is also
the case along the Italian Austro fronts.
Success is reported by Russians and French but Austriaus claim
to have paralysed the Italians.
Following the capture of a number of villages in Riga district
Russians are pressing forward vigorously against Teutons.
Von Hindenburg s lines have been pierced according to this re
port and Germans are retreating. Many have been drowned in marsh
French continue to bombard enemy with their heavy guns. is
Attack On Goritzia
Vienna says Italians have renewed their attack on Goritzia. pre
ceding same with heavy fire from their artillery, but have been repulsed.
Conscription May Come
London Lord Derby, who is in charge of recruitinir issued n
statement yesterday which has led to rumors that the government will
resort to conscription.
'Response to appeal for recruits is not satisfactory and unless vouuer
men come forward willingly by the twentieth instant government will
put measure into force.
Greek Chamber Dissolved
King Constantine has issued decree dissolving the Chamber of
Deputies and calling for another election on December 15.
Kaiser Commutes Sentences
Berlin The Kaiser has commuted the sentence of death passed
on three nurses, including the Countess of Belleville.
Washington Taber, of Los Angeles, a son-in-law of Secretary
McAdoo. is dead.
F Boats Battle Waves
San Francisco The F class of submarines are reported in heavy
seas and the tug Iroquois has lost control of its tow.
Army Policy Not Endorsed
San Francisco Delegates to National Guards Convention refuse
to endoise Piesident Wilson's policy of a Continental Army,
Believed it will conflict with militia. Author of resolution, in
seeking endorsement of administration is declared not a delegate, and
when it is legally offered is side-tracked.
Honolulu Col. Johnson will be made a Brigadier-General.
Ford of auto fame is to build a duplicate of the Hawaii Building
at Detroit and will keep a string of musicians engaged.