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More Vessels Sunk
London The British steamer Glcngyle sunk in the Mediterran
ean. Total passengers and crew rescued. There were 120 Europeans
and 7 Chinese: no Americans on board.
The British steamer Stoswald also sunk.
The Glengylewas almost new. She was built in 1914 at Newcastle
England, of twin-crew typre, 9,395 tons. 500 feet long, owned by Mc
Gregor, Dow & Co., Glasgow, home port London.
Fordites Through Germany
Copenhagen Germany has given permission tor the Ford party
to traverse thai country to The Hague. There are rigid restrictions,
however, which must be observed. Doors of railway carriages must
be locked. No papers carried. No field glasses or cameras. No gold
used Party to disband January 12.
Kaiser's Malady Serious
Paris It is teported that the Kaiser's malady is serious.
London Russian headquarters report Russian' forces in south
western part of east battle line have advanced beyond the Stripa
river, throwing back Austrian forces which have opposed them for
Japanese Ships To Suez
Tokio It is officially announced today that a squadron - of Japa
nese warships sailed for Suez, prcsumbly to protect Japanese shipping
in the Mediterranean and adjacent waters.
California Floods Severe
San Francisco Severest storm in vears is sweeping California.
From many points come reports of property damage and lives endan
gered. Oakland has a severe flood, women and children being rescued
in boats. Schools of San Francisco and Sacramento have been closed
on account of the flood.
Successor To Lamar
Washington Secretary of the Interior Franklin K, Lane and
Solicitor General John W. Davis of the department of justice are
mentioned as possible successors to the late Justice Lamar,
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GENERAL ALEXEIFF, NEW CHIEF-OF-STAFF OF RUSSIAN
Monday, January 3
Washington The sinking of the British steamer Persia develop;
another very great crisis. It is impossible to minimize the gravity o
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uic siumwuii, mm diplomatic ninerica lias reacueu tne end ot its rope
regarding submarine warfare. 1 he Persia was unwarned when tor
pedoed, although the piesence of the torpedo was noticed by one pas
senger before it struck vessel and the passengers on deck given warn
ing. American Counsel McNielly was last seen struggling in the water
His body has not yet been found.
Activities In The East
London In Uessarahia the Russians are striking hard at the Aus
tnans. I lie greatest ot all strategic offensives gathers force and
weight from countless numbers of White Czar's legions which would
drive the Teutons from Balkan positions. The Slav armies aim to
cut the line between Berlin and the Golden Horn and compel Rou
mania to play her hand in th Levant.
Storm In California
San Francisco A terrible storm raged here yesterday, wind at
times reaching a velocity of seventy-five miles an hour, Windows were
smashed and one man was killed by a falling sign.
Emperor Takes Seat
Peking Emperor, Hung Hin, formerly President Yuan Shih Kai,
entered the throne room of the Manchus yesterday and took a seat at
the New Year's reception,
Town Burned Down
, Richmond A part of the town of Gordonsville, Georgia, was
wiped out by fire.
Ford's New Opinion
New York Henry Ford, arriving ftom his vessel yesterday,,
stated that he had made a mistake in his mission The powers are
not responsible for keeping up the war. Rather is it the people who
refuse to think for themselves. He says he would so on another peace
trip if he thought it would do the least bit of good.
Justice Lamar Is Dead
Washington Associate Justice Lamar died here yesterday.
Monument To Explorer
London A monument to Captain Scott has been unveiled
The cabinet crisis continues to be acute, It is now regarded
certain that Ireland will not be exempt from the provisional conscrip
Huerta At Point Of Death
El Paso General Huerta is at the point of death, following an
operation for the removal of gall stones.
Russia And The Jews
Berlin The Russian government has rescinded all orders grant-
ng further liberties of Jews.
Sunday, January 2
Emperor This Month
San Erancisco Cables received by the Revolutionists Committee
from its agents in Shanghai state that Yuan Shih Kai will ascend the
throne as Emperor early this month The statement excites the livliest
nterest among the Chinese of the Coast. Another statement is that Dr.
Sun Yat Sen is on his way to join the revolutionists in Yunnan.
Designs On A State House
Boston Failure of a tarred rope fuse to burn saved the state house
from material damage on New Year's night. A scrubbing woman dis
covered a heavy package attached to a basement door. Investigation
showed the apparatus to be a strongly charged bomb, to which the tar
red rope fuse was attached.
President's New Year
Hot Springs The President presented his bride to five hundred
dlers yesterdav, for whom Mrs. Wilson poured tea. The President
and wife spent the morning motoring, golfing and hiking in the driz
The President refused to express any opinion regarding the smk-
ng of the British liner Persia.
The Dreamer To Land Tonight
New York Ford, it is expected, will come ashore tonight. His
wife and son are here to meet him.
Lynching On The Increase.
Montgomery The statistician's office of Tuskegee Institute an
nounced yesterday that the lvn'ching record in the Southern States has
been growing worse. Georgia leads with eighteen lynchings.
Chicago's Heavy Fire Loss
Chicago Losses due to fire in this city in the past year total five
Airmen Attack Promiscuously
Athens In a recent air raid against the Allies at Salonika, the
Teutonic aviators dropped bombs on Greeks and Allies alike.
More British Recruits
London It is probable that under the Derby plan of securing re
cruits, a call will be issued before February 1 for all unmarried men
between the ages of 24 and 27 to join the colors.
Fighting On East Front
A great battle, which is still undecided, is raging in Galicia,
where the Russians, re-equipped by Japanese, American and British
supplies, are carrying forward a wide offensive against the Austro
Spalding's Will Attacked
San Diego Attempts to break the will of the late A.. G. Spald
ng. tne baseball magnate, tiirougn which Kathrvn Iinglcy and her
Theosophical institution benefit largely, is to be made by Spalding's
son. Initial papers hied yesterday. lingley is charged with con
Austrians Sink A Britisher
Washington Austria's pledge to the United States th it merchant
vessels with passengers would not be attacked by Austrian submarines
without full and ample warning being given was handed to Ambassa
lor Penheld Wednesday, On I hursday a submarine supposed to be
Austrian made an unwarned attack upon the British liner Persia, of
the P. & O. line, sinking the ship and brineing death to a number of
non-combattants. Robert McNcilly, American consular agent whose
brother, Dowd. who was accompanying him to his post as secretary.
were among those believed to be lost, as neither has communicated
with the State department or relatives. The usual technical loophole
Saturday, January 1
An Interesting Engagement
Honolulu Rev. Doremus Scudder, pastor o f Central Union
church, and Miss Mary E. Bosher, who is- retiring from Kawaiahao
Seminary, will be married late in January.
Submarine K-4 met with an accident thirty feet under water.Muf
fler valve cracked. She returned safely.
Austria Concedes Everything
Washington Austria's final answer pledges safety to traders
Commanders of submarines will wait in future, before sinking craft
unui au passengers arc an saie. ine state Department tecis sure
that the promise will be kept. The note also concedes all demands
made by the United States upon the dual monarchy following the des
truction of the Ancona.
To Reconsider Conscription
London The British cabinet attended a meeting todav to couside
the subiect of compulsory military service.
Explosion Kills Mexicans
Laredo Reports last night are of the killing of fifteen men
women and wounding a score more by the explosion of dynamite
hand grenades in a box car intended for the Carranza troops.
Ford Turns Up
New York Henry Fard arrived yesterdav, looking well,
health is improved.
Danes Welcome The Doves
Copenhagen Members of the Ford peace party were well received
here. Arrangements were made for a number of unofficial receptions
Why McCarn Quit
ban rrancisco jrtt AIcLnrn gave out an interview that he could
not live Honestly aim happily in Honolulu. For that reason he quit
anu was not asiceu to resign.
Iron Crosses For Poles
nernn l ne Kaiser will award iron crosses to a number of Poles
tor action during the war.
It is reported here that the Bulgarian parliament voted five
dred million francs to carry or. the war.
Juarez Comes Into Light
Ivl Paso Telegraph communication wun juarez nas been resum
Canal Commission Finishes
Panama The scientific commission appointed by the President to
investigate slides in the Canal Zone has finished its work. Findings
have not been made public.
San Francisco Congressman Kent is planning to introduce a bill
providing for the aid of indigent consumptives the money to be used
directly through the Treasury department for standardized treatment
f the disease.
Events At Salonika
London General Sarrail, commander in chief of the Allied
forces at Salonika, in arrtsttng consuls, of central powers, and families
and staffs, placing them aboard warships in the harbor, has called
forth a strong protest trotn tne Athens government.
Renegade American Honored
Baion William A. Astor was created by the King yesterday. Ho
nors made public.
New York Von Rintelen is said to have used society matrons as
tools. Letters found in his baggage have thrown a flood of light on
underground methods pursued by this man and Ins dupes in the Unit
How They Went Dry
Seattle Washington State went dry with a bang at midnight
harp, Most of cafes had sold out liquor stocks early in the attcr-
oon. $3,000,000 said to have been invested in seven States in the
purchase of wet supplies for the ensuing drought. In Denver one. .
man is Teported to have bought sixteen barrels of whiskey. Boise, FT"
Idaho, had plenty of liquor to spare at mightnight, and what was left
over was emptied into the sewers.
Miss Mabel E. Bosher has resigned ftom her position as principal
f Kawaiahao Seminary, the resignation to take effect at the end of
anuary. Miss Mary Kinney will nil tne vacancy until tne end ot the
George Collins has been appointed city engineer temporarily. The
Mavor stated today that Collins will be named by him for permanent
ipnointment on Saturday night, hut the appointment must be confirm
ed by the Boatd of Supervisors.
British Cruiser Explodes
London The British armored cruiser Natal was sunk bv an in
ternal explosion which wrecked the vessel and sent her quickly to the
bottom. The Natal carried 700 men and officers, ot which 300 were
killed. The loss of the vessel severest to British navy in months.
The Answer Of Austria
Washington The text of the latest Austrian note on the sinking
of the Ancona was received by cable at the Ssate Department's office
today. It was 300f woids in length. While nothing has been given
out as to details, it is stated officially that the relations between the
United States and Austria are safe for the present. Additional ooi
respondence between the two countries will likely result.
Explosion In Chicago Kills
Chicago Spontaneous combustion of dust in the plant of the A-
merican Linseed Company caused explosion and disastrous fire here to
day. Six are dead and many injured. Loss of property thought to be
Noted Baseballer Dead
O'Neill, famous outfielder of the St. Louis browns years ago, died
California After Fair Buildings '
San Francisco Governor Johnson announced today that he
cnll a special session of the Legislature January 5 to consider theta'''
quisition of the splendid California bunding of the Exposition for the
purposes of a State normal school.
Seven On Water Wagon
Chicago Seven new States go dry tonight under the prohibition
wave. They are lowa, uregon, oioraao. wasiungton, idabo, Ar
kansas and South .Carolina.
Navy League A Success
Honolulu The local branch of the Navy League cabled 300 names
of women members in the Territory to headquarters. The League wants
a million members by tonight.
Friday, December 31
Sugar, advanced to 4,58.
Honolulu The Queen asks to dismiss the action of Prince Kuhio
over property, bhe disapproves ot suit brought by her nephew to
break her deed of trust, and says that Kuhio had no authority to act
as he has in the matter. Discontinuance and motion to quash were
filed yesterdav by Judge Perrv.
Miss Spring and Dr. Peden are free.
Mathew Schmilt Guilty
Los Angeles Mathew Schmitt, mechanician who blew tin the
building of the Los Angeles Times, was declared guilty of murder in
the first degree, two ballots being taken. Schmitt and sister apparent
ly unmoved by the finding of the jury. I he attorneys say that the
case will be carried to me mgiuesi eoun in uie lano. 1 veitmee vows
Los Angeles shall pay dearly for the decision against the McNamara
Colorado On The Water Wagon
Denver Colorado goes dry tonight. Fourteen breweries and
more than fifteen hundred saloons to close doors. The law has severe
penalties. Many buy booze in wholesale quantities in view of im
pending drought. ..... t
lypnus in inexico uty C
Galveston A scourge of typhus fever is raging in Mexico Cnv.
315 deaths have occurred this month and there are 1.500 new cases.
Kaiser Issues Holiday Greetings
Berlin Holiday greetings were sent out by the Kaiser to personal
friends on autograph photographs.
Germany to Keconize larranza
Berlin It was officially announced here last night that the imperial
goverment has decided to recognize the Carranza government in Mex
ico, which has already been recognized by the United States.
Teutons Die In Serbian Camps
More than 7,000 Austrian and Gernnn prisoners died in Serbian
The Kaiser's Troubles
London It is reported here that the Kaiser is suffering from car
buncles. General trades council, representing all societies affiliated with
labor unions af Great Britain, will convene January 6 to consider bill
providing for conscription.
The French commanding general at Salonika has decided to elimi
nate official representatives of central powers from within the lines of
the Allies in Greece.
Austria And America
Washington Reply to second note on the Anccna affair is said
to be a practical surrender. Submarine commander will be punished
Three of the war plotters have agreed to surrender.
New Sing Sing Warden
Albany Warden Osborne walked out of his office and Dr. G. B,
Kirchwey, former dean of Columbia University law school, took
charge as acting warden of Sing sing prison.
Minnesota Governor Dead
St. Paul Governor Hammond, of Minnesota, dropped dead near
Baton Rouge, La,, yesterday.