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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY. DECEMBER 7, 15
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Near Baupaume two English aeroplanes were shot down and their
On the east front a Russian attack west of Babit Lake, west of
Riga, broke down before German defense.
A German aeroplane, hit by Russian artillery, descended near
Markgraten and was rescued bv the Germans.
Some Strong Language
Paris That the Allies will not lay down the sword until the Teu
tons are completely vanquished is the statement of Albert Thomas
French, under secretary of war. He says France will not make peace
until Alsace-Lorraine is won, Belgium and Serbia restored completely
to their people and German imperialism and Prussian militarism have
been crushed beyond the possibility of resurrection.
Russians Call Out Youth
Petrograd An imperial ukase issued today commands the enroll
ment of the 1917 class in 1916, thus setting forward a yea: the date
when the 1917 class may be sent to the front.
Monday, December 6
McCarn Resigns At Last
Honolulu U, S. District Attorney Jeff McCarn has resigned to
take effect December 31. Vaughan may suceeed him.
Max Schlemriier, son and sailor were removed from Laysan Island
by the collier Nercus and brought here.
Closing In On Washington
Washington Hundreds arrived here yesterday to be present at
the opening of Congress.
The great convention to further the interest of woman suffrage
will meet today.
The Democratic Committee will meet tomorrow.
Prepardness Is Paramount
The paramount issue of this session of Congress will be prepared
ness. Greece And Roumania
London Greece has advised the Entente powers that she is
friendly, and Premier Souloudis informs the Allies that the Greek re
ply to their demands will be of a friendly nature.
Roumania is awaiting Russian concentration rt the Balkans. When
that force in the Balkans is sufficient, she will jump into the conflict.
Messopotamia Failure Disheartens
London The British people had built high hopes on the Messo
potamia campaign, only to be disappointed. The nation had regard
ed this expedition with a great deal of pride.
Minnesota Still Returning
San Diego The Great Northern steamer Minnesota is making
her way slowly back to port with her engines cripplid , the result of
an attempt to wreck them with bombs.
German Factory Destroyed
Copenhagen A munitions factory in Prussian Saxony was blown
up baturday, killing several hundred persons. The German authori
ties suspect that discontented workmen did the work.
A Bad Train Wreck
bt Louis A head on collision on the Illinois Central Railway
resulted in the death and injury ot several hundred passengers.
Carranza To Mexico City
Monterey, Mexico 1-Tesident Carranza has decided to enter the
capital January 1.
A committee has been appointed to hx the responsibility for the
murders ot Madero and t lie governor of Chihuahua.
Chief Boy Scouter Resigns
New York Urnest beton Ihompson has resigned from his office
as chief ot the .Boy bcouts, claiming that militarism has forced! wood-
crau mio secona piace,
King Peter Was "All In"
ueriin in tne retreat trom Alonastir, King Peter, of Serbia, had
to be carried on a stretcher.
Britisher Alter Dutchman
oaiveston A lirttish cruiser is in the oiling, apparently awaiting
uie sailing oi uie nusaxn, a uutcn vessel now under American regis
try, loaueu wun cotton tor uenmark. Application has been made by
the owners to the Secretary of State for assurance of a safe passage.
aim me suiniiK oi uie vessel if awaiting tins assurance.
ucai tor putting ten or twelve Danish, Norwegian and Gteek
snips unoer tne American Hag was made by the president of the com
panv owning this steamer last Spring.
Pakes Muss Up Things
ti 1 wi.. ' .
reniiiK me vinnese cruiser cnao Hu was the scene of a revolt
at Shanghai. A big battle followed, during which the crew of the
warstnp opened nre on other vessels of their navy and shelled the ar
senal. while land forces moved on the rebellious craft.
It is announced now that the revolution has been duelled
The duel between the mutineers and other ships created a panic in
tvuusuuK i'yci auu mc tuv was uirowii into a tuniioil.
The battle continued for an hour.
Sunday, December 5
ww.. jwntui.c uciuk imsbc(i on men conspiring to get
V 7 " "" "'"ri Ul l,,c investigation in war
p.ot matter aas ueen sinned to Uie I'acUic Coast, reports having been
received of attempts to blow up the steamer Minnesota, of the Great
Northern line, while at sea enroute from Seattle to London via Cape
""('"""" i-iaiiwisfo hiate mat the Minnesota report
erl in hv wireless that slie is rr'tiimitw. in fl.. . i . . . .
V ' , , , i'ui i, in ner utig are
three men. closely guarded, who are reported to have dropped a bomb
in wic cuumc muni wun mc intention oi destroying the engines Th
men belong to the crew of a steamer.
uaron von urincKen h.s been released on heavy bail. He surren
aereu to tne unueu states marshal.
Border Troubles About Over
El Paso With the departure of Villa for the south, savs General
Funston, there is little danger of fuither trouble on the border.
A New Height Record
Pensacola Aviator Sauflev made a new hydroaeroplane record
yesterday, reaching an elevation of 12,136 feet.
Veteran Sugar Man Dead
New York Octavio Davis, original organizer of the Stewart
Sugar Company and known as the. father of the sugar industry in
Cuba, died today.
Japanese Not Coming
Honolulu Washington denies a report that Japanese will shortly
be allowed to come into Hawaii at will.
Shipping Bill Has Hopes
Washington The prospects for the passage ot the new shipping
bill brighten, since Clarke, of Arkansas, an opponent in the last ses
sion, has 'gone over to its support.
King Peter Berates Czar
Berlin The bitter disappointment of King Peter, of Serbia, against
Russia for failing to come to the aid of Serbia is expressed in a mes
sage sent to Czar Nicholas by the Serbian monarch. He blames Rus
sia for the destruction of the country and for his being obliged to flee.
Italians And Austrians
Rome The advance of the Italians is bitterly contested. Fight
ing along the Izonzo front is most desperate. Austrians are bravely
trying to check the Italians and yesterday despite hail of shells, Aus
trians managed to reach Italian trenches of Montnero, capturing and
holding them temporarily.
Some Interesting Rumors
London The much rumored invasion of Bulgaria by Russia, and
from which much had been hoped, has not materialized, recent news
from the Balkans leaving grave room for doubt weather plans of Allies
have not seriously miscarried. Instead of the Italian armies being
used for the invasion of the Balkans and defeating the plans of Bul
garia, news now is that Bulgaria is sending a force against Italy, three
divisions are now in Hungary.
New York Dr. Buenz and thtee subordinates each sentenced to
18 months in Federal penitentiary at Atlanta.
Hachmeister sentenced to one year. Hamburg-American line fined
one dollar. Defendants are out on bail pending hearing of application
writ of error.
, Gratification Over Recall
London Newspapermen express gratification over the recall of
Capt Boyed aud Von Pappen.
Exposition Closes Tonight
San Francisco The general exposition closes tonight. Art exhibit
Washington Wilson-Gait wedding to be held at Gait home on
the eighteenth. The affair will be a quiet one.
London On Monday Roumanian government will commander all
crafts, ships and other boats anchored in Roumanian ports, in the in
terest of national defense.
Coronation Plans Progress
reKing respite request ot Allied rowers that China defer es
tablishing monarchy, plans for the enthronement are progressing rapid
ly. Yuan Shi Kai may take the throne.
' Commercial Blockade Of Greece
London It is reported that the Allies are enforcing another
blockade on Greece. Tentiment favors demands of Allies. That Turks
have routed British forces moving on Bagdad is now confirmed.
Many Scribes Sail.
New York Almost as many newspaper men as peace delegates
sailed on tord s peace ship.
Warrant For Plotter
San Francisbo A warrant was issued todav for Baron Von
Brincken, German cavalry officer charged with attempting to destroy
commerce. He is connected with a plot to supply German warships at
Honolulu Officer's clubs at Schofield go dry by order of the
Saturday, December 4
Honolulu The government has decided that army officers shall
pay taxes on automobiles owned by them in this Territory.
Both Officers Must Go
Washington Following disclosures in the Buenz trial. Secretary
Lansing nas accioea mat neuner captain von rapen nor Boyed are.
desirable at Washington and must get out.
The activities of the naval and military aides to von Bernstorff,
in connection with alleged war plots, is responsible for their undoing.
The report that Brand Whitlock, American, is undesirable to the
German government is denied at Washington and he will return to
his post when his health permits.
Clarke Temporary President
Senator James P. Clarke, of Arkansas, is chosen temporary presi
dent of the Senate.
Persia Maru On Way
Tokio The Persia Maru has been completely repaired and will
leave Yokohama for San Francisco, via. Honolulu. December 7.
Hawaii Building Is Leased
San Francisco The Hawaii building on the Exposition grounds
has been leased to the city of San Francisco for $1 a year, pending
the formal disposition of it by the Legislature.
Canadians Liberal With Money
Ottawa Responses to the Canadian government's call for a do
mesne loan ot fifty million dollars for war purposes have been so
heavy that the sum has been increased to one hundred millions.
The Indians Won't Play
Washington The Carlisle Indian school will not play in inter
scholastic football hereafter.
History Again Repeated
London Great Britain and Italy will continue to fight together
to th end. Ministers of both powers declare that peace cannot come
without victory. The Entente pact will be kept. It is useless to believe
that Germany would consent to relinquish any territory she now con
Protest In Hocking Case
Washington A protest has been entered against the action of
Great Britain in requisitioning the steamer Hocking. London ex
plains to Ambassador Page that taking the Hocking over is a tern
porary expedient. Britain claims that the vessel was illegally under
the American flag and that the Admiralty is justified in its action.
American Killed In Mexico
Douglas. Arizona An American storekeeper has been captured
in Sonora, Mexico, by a baud of Villaistas, robbed and tortured to
death, according to reports brought here. It is stated that the leader
of the band told th American before he died that as Americans now
class them as bandits, Ameticans would in future be treated accord
Nebraska Wants Wilson Again
Lincoln, Nebraska The name of Yoodrow Wilson is among
those officially filed with the Nebraska Secretary of State for inclusion
on the State primary ticket as a candidate for the presidency. Chas.
W. Bryan, a brother of the "peerless" one, refused to sign the peti
tion until he had heard definitely from the President that he would
accept the nomination.
as still unsatis
Vienna Acting under instructions of his government, American
Ambassador Penfield has repeated his request to the Austrian govern
ment to be furnished with detailed statement as to the shelling of the
Italian steamer Aticona by an Austrian warship, as a result of which
the lives of several Americans were lost.
Captain Loses His License
Portland, Oregon Captain Lcsteldt, of the steamer Santa Clara
which was wrecked off the Oregon coast sometime ago, has been sus
pended aud his license revoked.
Reported Pact Not Confirmed
Paris The report of a pact between Greece and Bulgaria has not
been confirmed. ,
Russians Advance Or Bulgaria
London The advance on Bulgaria by Kurpatkin and an army of
nearly a half million men is accepted as a fact by people of all capitals
This army is believed to be lapidly coming within striking distance
of the Bulgars and their German allies.
The Teutons will be thrown forward to oppose the Russians;
The Greek Situation
T.he Entente powers regard the Greek situation
factory and while it continues cannot fee! secure,
Russian Invasion Balkans
London Striking quickly from mobilization camps in and around
Odessa, Russian commanders are just outside of Balkan war arena and
have now launched at Bulgaria a blow in retaliation for Bulgarian
campaign against Serbia.
Russians have entered Bulgaria hut route is unknown nnr i 0
statement made as to number of men in the invading army.
Captain Boyed Persona Nor Grata f l
Washington It is understood in official circles that one nf ti,X
immediate results of conviction of Hamburg-American line nffinioi
falls on Captain Boyed. It is said Secretary Lansing has notified Von
Bernstorff that Boyed is persona non grata to the United Stntec a.
eminent, as result of connection shown between his activities and those
Allied Nations Unresponsive
London The speculations as to whether or not neace mnwm.nf
can be launched now finds numbers of allied nations unresponsive ami
oiiunii pcupic luiaiiy ucm un war, until tne enemy is beaten.
Allies are not wavering tn snite of land reverses and r.mnn .
lieve Germany will relinquish Belgium, .Serbia, Poland and Alsace un
til xeutons are neaien.
It is firmly believed that men aud munitions will win for Allies.
Feared Diplomatic Reports Failed
Paris Newspaper comment voices fears that diolomfltiV effete
with Greece have failed and Teuton complexion of the Greek court is
aiding in swinging country to the side of Central Empires. Rumor
says Greece has been offered Monastir and the rich Vardar Valley in
exchange for cooperation against Allies.
Peace Delegates Sail
Washington One hundred and twenty five delegate nf pn,
peace ship sail for Christianin Saturday next.
r i n .j
Paris Carpentier, the European heavv-weiehtchflmmnn t,,-.
of French aviation corps, has been decorated with ths military cross
Sympathies With Allies
Paris The Portuguese cahinet evnreecerl itc crm.n.:
Allies and their cause, but will adhere to policy of neutrality '
Minnesotan In Trouble
San Ftancisco The S. S. Minnesotan reported bv wirelew nc !,-.
ing engine trouble. Boats have gone to her aid.
Election Tower Collapses
San Jose The famous election tower 207 feet high collapied dur
ing a storm. No casualties,
Honolulu Great Northern arrived 11:10 this morning
received by delegates of several organizations. Entertainments planned
Friday, December 3
Dr. Buenz Found Guilty
New York Dr. Buenz and 3 associates of the Hamburg. Am
Line found guilty of conspiracy, They deceived and defrauded the
Federal government in sending supplies to German warshins from
American ports, in ships sailing under bogus clearance papers.
Kussian Balkan Force
Paris A Russian legion of 400,000 men enters Roumania (n
the Serbs. Athens and Bucharest hear persistent renon M.n i,-
army of slavs is en route to the front in the Levant but officials in
Paris have nothing to say.
Should this rumor prove true. Allies will have comnliert a
maud of Roumania to provide 500.000 men in the Balkans
Washington British Admiralty has now reauisitom-ri th. t.
er Hocking for use of the British government without waiting onke
court proceedings. Seizure ofthe vessel originally which was flv?'
the American nag under American registry caused strong protest from
New shipping bill is ready for Congress to act on a ..:a
for congressional appropriations fifty million dollars,
Jottre In Complete Command
Paris General Joffre was yesterday placed in mmnU- a
of all armies in France except those in North Africa.
Excess Beet Sugar
wasningion utti sugar factories turned out one
twenty-two thousand tons more granulated sugar this
Mission May Run Aground
Mission of peace launched by Foid may run on the rocks Amer
ican government tells neutral governments it has no official sanction
and Washington authorities regard party as traveller. Ship may be
barred from Britain.
Bagdad Expedition Routed
Berlin Expeditionary force of British were routed by Turks near
Bagdad, meeting disasfrousdefeat. V ear
Constantinople-The Porte has reports of Moslem successes when
Turks turn against Anglo-French on Gallipoli. Numher nf r,r;n"
. ws 4JUUV.I 3
year than in
Los Angeles Expert from Indianapolis testified i sm,,u. . .1
yesterday that letters presented by prosecuti6n were written bv hiu?
They contained directions relative to order for explosives
Honolulu Stevenson, of Schuman Co., indicted on two charges of
Editor of Hawaii Hochi stands by the story tliat Toyo Kisen Kai
sha has permission to bring emigrants.
Sugar stocks paid $795,125 during November,