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GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 19A5
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Monday, December 13
Ancona Affair Serious
Washington Washington declares that the sinking of the steam
er Anconn by an Austrian submarine in the Mediterranean was in
human, barbarous and wanton slaughter of helpless men, women and
children, and demands that Vienna make full reparation.
The United States istoday on the brink of a serious break with
Austria-Hungarv. Vienna has not yet replied to the peremptory note
handed the Austrian foreign office by Ambassador Penfield. Among
the demands in this note was one to the etfect that the Austrian gov
ernment adequately punish the commander ol the submarine, who
drliberaely torpedoed the Ancona when he knew women and children
were on tboard.
Official circles here make no attempt to conceal the fact that un
less the full demands nuule in the note are complied with, there is
grave danger of the complete severance of diplomatic relations with
Peking Celebrates Monarchy
Peking The capital has entered noon a three-day, celebration of
the return of China to a monarchical status. President Yuan Shih Kai
'has consented to become the first emperor of the new empire. The
date for the coronation has not yet been set.
5555 Cast Chinese Disapprove
San Francisco Chinatown in this citv is fairly ablaze with politi
cal excitement over confirmation of the report that Yuan Shih Kai will
be emperor. Large sums of money are being subscribed to finance a move
ment against him and the proposed monarchy.
In The Frozen North
Petiograd Reports along the Russian center to Vilna have it
that the Germans are preparing to retire from the Bug river. The activ
ities of the Russians have made it almost impossible for the Germans
to prepare adequately for winter east of Brest-Litouvsk.
Escape Of The Allies
London The retreat of the Anglo-French forces across the bor
der from Vardar vallev into Greece was accompanied by severe fight
ing between the British and the forces of Austro-IIunganans, Ger
mans and Bulgars. The French escaped almost unscathed. The
British losses were fifteen hundred.
Seaplane Attack On Verona
Vienna A successful air raid was carried out Saturday by Aus
trian sea planes operating against Verona.
Explosion On Coast
san francisco bparks caused by a snort circuit caused tlie ex
plosion of 180 pounds of dynamite in the Pinole plant of the Hercules
Evangelists Not Worried
Honolulu The Teal protest is not noticed by the Brown-Curry
evangelistic combination. ,
Sunday, December 12
Honolulu Colonel Bromwell planned suicide a week ahead
Mrs. Bromwell will return with her mother.
Bandit Ketik had with his loot the uniform of a soldier.
.V masked bandit held up a Japanese contractor yesterday and
shot him before relieving him of coin.
Teal charges the outdoor revivalists with slandering his show girls,
and threatens suit if it is not stopped. The speaker complained about
is working for the Brown-Curry combination but is not one of them.
Edmund Hart Arrested
Wailuku Edmund Hart, clerk of the court here, has been arrest
ed on the charge of embezzlement.
Southern Pacific Has Scare
San Francisco Yesterday armed guards were hurriedly sent out
by the Southern Pacific railroad and placed on guard at every bridge,
culvert and heavy cut along the line of its western division.
The company has been transporting explosives and oil products
for shipment east, and yesterday fishermen discovered a bomb and six
sticks of dynamite, with caps and fuse, under one of the bridges. It
is btlieved that there was a plot to wreck the property of the company.
Thousand Hurt In Belgium
Paris A thousand persons were injured by an explosion in a Bel
gian munition plant. Deaths comparatively few.
Greece Surely Demobilizing
Athens Greece will meet the demands of the Allies by demobil
izing her troops.
Chilly Stare For Ford
The Hague -"Ministering Angel" Ford and his peace delegation
are now Hearing Christiania and are attracting the attention of the
press of neutral capitals. It is believed that the party will receive a
cool reception and will have no official recognition.
Dr. Goodnow Surprised
Baltimore Dr. Goodnow expresses surprise at the governmental
situation in China, but believes recent developments have been for the
best interest of the country.
Scurvy Attacks The Fighters
Petrograd It is reported that the Autro-Germaus are being
forced to evacuate the Galician capital because of an epidemic of
Nebraska Again Heard From
Lincoln The name of Henry Ford is mentioned as a Presidential
Perhaps An Old Story Revived
New York A French cruiser is again searching American vessels
on the Atlantic. This time it is the San Juan, of the Porto Rico-New
Honolulu Ringleaders of the Industrial School trouble plead not
Buchanan, the soldier who shot his wife, is given three years in
Stevenson, of the Schunian Carriage Co., is given six months on
theharge of t'lubezzlement.
Sugar Consideration Monday
Washington House Democrats will decide upon a sugar plan on
Monday. They will probably not add the duty scheme on the tax bill
apprehending that some Democrats may oppose the proposition if they
Emperor Yuan Shi Kai
Peking Yuan Shi Kai is today emperor of China in all respects
except formal coronation.
Chinese Will Oppose
San Francisco President Chong, of the Chinese Republic Asso
ciation, says that steps have already bee.u taken to oppose the estab
lishment of the proposed new monarchy.
Recruiting In England
London There is an unprecedented rush in progress to recruit
for the colors under the so-called Derby plan, promulgated by Lord
Derbv. All stations in life are represented.
Another Steamer Sunk
The British steamer Busires has been sunk.
Armies In The Balkans
Paris The armies of the central powers now in the Balkans are
now declared by the Bulgarian premier to number a million men,
France and England decide to continue .fighting in the Balkans.
They have agreed upon a measure for the security of the expeditionary
Russians Are Concentrating
Berlin Advices indicate that the Russians are concentrating forc
es on the Roumanian border.
The Austrians in Bukowiua are rc-inforciug.
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CGPilGHt UNCLr.VOtiU A UNDEfiV,OCU. u.
CAPTAIN OF FAMOUS BALTIMORE CREW WILL PILOT
"A. A. U."
Georee J. Turner, of Baltimore, Md., was elected President of the
"A. A. U." at a meeting of the delegates at the annual convention of
the Amateur Athletic Union at the Waldorf Astoria, N. Y., Nov. 15th
Mr. Turner is well known in amateur athletics. He was born in Bal
timore in 1873, was educated at Mount St. Mary's College at Eintnits-
bure. Md. While at college he competed actively in all branches of
athletics and sports; became a member of the Ariel Rowing Club in
1890 and from that time until 1895 rowed and won numerous races
throughout the country, including the national four-oared champion
ship, August, 1892, at Saratoga, N. Y. In that year he joined the
Baltimore Athletic Club and captained and coached the tamous Balti
more Athletic Club eight-oared shell crew, which had the destruction
of never being beaten, winning numerous races, including the senior
eight-oared championship, August, 1896. at Saratoga, N. Y.
To Safeguard Attaches
Washington France and Great Britain have been requested by
the State Department to provide for the safe conduct of the German"
military attaches at Washington to their home countrv.
Interruption of a Porto Rican line of steamers will be a subject of
diplomatic representations by the United States to France.
Allies Still Retreating
London The Allies are still retreating in the Balkans, fighting
as they fall back and inflicting heavy losses on the Bulgarians and
Would Make War Popular
Washington- Senator Owen will seek an amendment to the Con
stitution of the United States fixing it so that the countrv connot en
ter into war with a foreign nation except on popular vote.
'Greece To Demobilize
Athens Greece has arranged to demobilize her big army,, which
has been concentrated for several weeks.
A decree to that effect will ihortly be issued.
Saturday, December 1 I
Honolulu Colonel Bromwell, Engineer, committed suicide yes
The Korean bandit has been removed from the hospital to the
emergency ward in the station house for safety.
The steamer Great Northern broke all records on her return trip
to the coast, making the trip in a trifle less than four days,
Governor Pinkhani hints that Link McCandless is a land grabber
Kaiser Withdraws His Men
Washington Inasmuch as the Kaiser had personally appointed
Boy-ed and von Papen to their positions at the Embassv in Washing
ton. he now personally withdraws them, and asks for their safe con
Allies Fail In Serbia
London Entente torces being unable to bold their positions,
abandon Serbia. The Anglo-French army at Varda valley are making
a general retirement into Greece to prevent the enemy from isolating
The move brings the whole Grecian issue to a head. The pros
pect of the Bulenr and Austro-German armies following the Allies
across the border puts King Constantino in a very tight position.
Lodge Wants A Probe
Wasliinutoti Senator Lodge asks probe of war plots and other
a'leged unneutral acts against the United States bv citizens, including
particularly those against passenger ships carrying Americans.
Technical instruction on electric storage batteries and other in
formation is being given officers and men of submarine flotillas.
Heir Apparent Named
Tokio The formal nomination of Hiroshito as successor of the
present emperor of Japan was made yesterday.
Mesopotamia In Doubt
London No reports of the situation in Mesopotamia
made, and the'beiief is that the threatened attack of von
Riots Reported In Berlin 1
Paris In Berlin mobs have been particularly violent. Masses of
people in favor of early peace now threaten the government. Win
dows were smashed in a not yesterday and a general light took place
between the demonstrate s and the police before the latter were able
to restore order.
Minnesota Fire Controlled
San Francisco Fire under the bunkers, of the S. S. Minnesota
are now under control.
The Oahu Garrison
Washington According to plans as now outlined, the Oahu mili
tary garrison will consist of the following.according to the recommend
ations of the General Staff: Three brigades of infantry, three regiments
each; one regiment of cavalry; one of light artillery; one of heavy
artillery; one of engineers; one battalion signal corps; one atro squad
ron; two ambulance commands; twelve gun companies of coast artil
lery; one mine company of coast artillery.
Honolulu Forty-eight tins of canned goods and two bicycles
were found under the German church, the place used as a rendesvous
by the Korean bandit. There were also signed threats to kill nineteen
Koreans, before being taken. The bandit is rallying from his wounds.
The wound of De(tctive McDuffie will be probed.
Bridwell is back from a search for a fruit-fly parasite in Africa.
Postmaster For Lahaina
Washington The name of Arthur V. Lloyd has been sent to the
Senate for approval as postmaster at Lahaina, Maui.
Dupont Mill Works Again
Hopewell, Va. The Dupont powder works here stopped only
long enough after the fire to make sure that there was no danger.
Honolulu Boy Honored
Cambridge Atherton Gilman, of Honolulu, has been elected cap
tain of the Harvard football team.
Secretary Daniel's Report
Washington The report of Secretary Daniels, Navy,for the year
recommends a five-year program of naval expansion, with a total ex
penditure of half a billion collars. It exceeds the estimate of the gen
What War Secretary Wants
Secretary Garrison, War, goes into details on increases in the
army, and belieyes it necessary to adequately care for the defenses of
the countrv. The call for additional troops includes 20,000 men for
Oahu, and an army of 121,000 thousand, with 379,000 reserves.
Official German Report
German Headquarters. Dec. 10 Bulgarian troops south
Strumitzi took ten cannon from the English. Twelve hundred of
enemy s soldiers were captured in two days by the :roops of General
Trouble With The French?
Washington It is said in official circles today that if the investi
gation proves that the American owned steamer Coama was fired on
by the French cruiser Descartes, which took from her four German
firemen, the gravity of the situation will be greatly increased.
Four blank shellSTand two solid shots, it is now claimed, were
fired by the Descartes while detaining the Coama for the put poses of
Friday, December 10
Honolulu F. J, Testa, an old newspaper man of Honolulu, has
undergone serious operation at hospital. There is little hope of re
covery. Eleven Hundred Cadets
' Cambridge Eleven hundred students at Harvard have enrolled
for military training, a course which has been added to the curriculum.
War Rates Are Reduced
Washington War rates have been reduced bv insurance bureau
between ports of the United States, Japan and China.
Exportation of foodstuffs from the United States this year has been
moie than double in value that of last year.
, One Charge Is Denied
New York The public accusations made by United States dis
trict attorney Marshall that members of the executive committee of
the Federation of Labor have been guilty of accepting bribes from the
Gsrmans is emphatically denied.
America And The Ancona
Washington The American protest regarding the Ancona affair
is considered soundly based, Official reports on the sinking of the
liner lays the foundation for a Washington note, to the effect that lives
of Americans must not under any circumstances be sacrificed. Vien
na officially admits that the steamer was torpedoed before all of the
passengers were off.
Teutons At Greek Border
London The appearance of German and Bulgarian forces on the
Gretk border has forced the British, now the left of the Allies line at
Vardar, to retire to prevent any Hanking movement being made.
Boom Town Wiped Out
Hopewell, Va. Hopewell, the latest boom city, has been wiped
out by fire at a loss of 23,000,000. Negroes broke into the looting
game and one was lynched. The supposed cause of the conflagration
is explosion in the Dupont powder works, recently established here.
Villa's Last Army Defeated
Douglas Rodrigties, commander of Villa's last army, has been
defeated and his men scattered. He was attempting the capture of Fro
ntras. New Shipping Bill Plans
Washington New shipping bill plans are not yet worked out. It
is supposed that they will be ready by the first of the vear. The ship
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purchase bill will be replaced by the new measure.
ban irancisco i he cause ot the recent breakdown on the Mho-
jiesota is still a mystery, lhe captain refused to be interviewed 1
newspaper men who went out to sea to interview him
That Building Site
Washington The treasury department would pay for Irwin site
$15,000 above the aopraised value, but 50,000 less than the price
asked by the owners. :
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