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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8. 1916
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Santa Barbarians "See 'Em"
Santa Barbara Ranchers outside of this citv reported seeing a
mysterious aircraft over this city Sundav.
Japanese Problem Again
Fresno The school problem is tin once nioro on the coast. Fresno
is seeking a legal opinion on a plan to charge Japanese a fee for
Washington Hints at Washington today are that the Lusitania
controversy between Germany and the United States is on the verge
of settlement. Details are now in sight to which both governments
Whal Germany Wants
Germany has agreed in the Lusitania case that reprisals shall be
directed onlv atrainst subjects oi the enemy. This provision of the
formal rcplv is offered instead of the phrase containing the word
"illegal"', in the American note, upon which the United States is un
derstood to have insisted.
The March On Greece
Milan French aviators continue to report the developing concen
tration of the Germans and Bulgarians upon the Greek frontier. Ger
man reinforcements are advancing from Uskub, central south Serbia,
to northwest of Greevilb, which is not far north of the Greek border.
One Bulgarian d'vision lias left Kustencin, miigana, ana is moving
southward in the general campaign toward Greek territory.
That the Bulgarians have transferred their heavy artillery from
Nish to the Bulgarian frontier is confirmed.
Norwegian Ship In Bad
St. John's, Newfoundland Local officials acting under orders
from the British admiraltv have refused to grant the Norwegian liner
Ontareda 'which is here from Copenhagen, sufficient coal to reach Bal
timore. Confirmation is given of a reason for black listing the Nor
Austrian Gun Works Explosion
Milan A despatch from Bucharest to the Secola says that n terrif
ic explosion has occurred in the Skoda armanent factorv in Bohemia
in which 175 persons perished.
Three buildings were blown up, including one in which the famous
12-inch hydraulic guns of the Austrians were being manufactured.
Lord Kitchener To Retire ?
London That Lord Kitchener will probably leave the war office
and that General Sir William Robertson, now chief of staff, will prob
ably be the active director of the war, without interference except
from the cabinet as a whole, is the substance of an article appearing
in the Daily Sketch today, which has attracted much attention.
Princess Kawananakoa No Worse
Honolulu Robert W. Shingle received a cablegram today stating
that the temperature of Princess Kawananakoa, who is ill of typhoid
fever in Washington, has been normal for several davs.
Monday, February 7
Honolulu J. T. Stacker, the man who prepared the wireless des
patches for the different islands for several vears, died at his home
yesterday after a long illness Stacker was an old-timer In the old
davs he was with the Hawaiian Hardware Co , with the late Marshal
Hendry, fie next editted and published a little paper, then became
city editor of the Advertiser, next editor of the Hawaii Herald, at Hi
lo, and finally back to a position in the business office of the Gazette
Co. His wife died a few weeks ago.
Situation In Poland
Loudon The Poles are starving for the reason that Germany and
Russia will not open the way for outside relief. The Jewish people of
the Czar's empire are leading in the work of caring for the hordes of
war refugees from the regions held bv the armies.
British Attacks Failed
British intantrv attacks in the Artois region were frustrated, de
clare Berlin despatches.
Arkansas Threatened With Flood
Little Rock The Mississippi and Arkansas rivers are out of con
trol and tear at the levees that protect the cities and towns of Arkan
sas along the rivers. Millions of dollars of damage aheady done. Peo
ple have been driven from their homes to save their lives, working
and praying as they trv to save their property and selves.
Krupp Branch In Russia
Petrograd The Germans have started a large branch of Krupps
on Rnssian soil, and French prisoners are being forced to make shells
and guns for the enemy.
Greece Wants Indemnity
Athens Greece will demand indemnity of Germany. She wants
pay for havoc wrought at Salonika in air raid.
Papal Envoy At Work
Tokio Monsignor Petreli, the special delegate of the Pope, is
believed to have been sounding the Japanese government on the sub
ject of pence negotiations,
Sunday, February 6
Honolulu H. M. Hughes, a through passenger Jin the, Makura
yesterday, is said to be the Prime Minister of Australia, travelling in
cognito. He is reported to be enroute to London to take part in an
imperial conference of importance. He plainly did not like the idea
of deing recognized while in port.
Chinese Defeat Olympics
The All-Chinese team forced the Olympics to lower their colors.
The score was five to two.
The Ottawa Investigation
Ottawa Canadians arc on the lookout for plotters. Three un
identified aeroplanes have been seen over Quebec, living toward Mon
treal, according to reports in the hands of the head of the secret ser
vice at Ottawa.
Early last night the Jardin munitions factorv caught fire.
police are searching out suspicious characters.
Evidence multiplies to show that the dynamiters of the parliament
building wotked in the Dominion long before the war began. A con
firmatory circumstance is to be found in u trunk which a certain man
asked to be sent to the Pacific coast. When opened it was found to
contain maps covering points in and around a number of Canadian
Police Guard The Subway
New York Police gather thickly at entrance to subway, holding
up for examination everyone carrying handbags The search follow
ed a report received by the police that an attempt would be made to
blow. up the subways.
Sugar Measure Coming Soon
Washington Bills providing for the creation of a tariff commis
sion and repeal of the free sugar clause Underwood tariff act will be
reported to the House committee on ways and means this wetk and
work upon this legislation will be rushed.
Germany is willing to admit officially that when the submarine
commander sent the torpedo into the Lusitania there was no intention
of killing Americans on the hoat.
If the United States will allow Germany her phraseology in place
of the word "illegal," the Teuton government offers to pay suitable
indemnity to relations of Americans who lost their lives on the Lusi
tania, Germany wishes to cooperate with America to secure the frte
dom of the seas. She still refuses to admit the illegality of sinking
the Cunard liner.
Dutch Want Indemnity
The Hague Dutch newspapers are demanding that Germany
make restitution for oil tanker recently sunk by submarine.
Fighting In Greece
Paris Salonika reports that expected attack by Teutons and Bul
gars agonist the Allies on Greek soil has finally been launched. A
violent artillery duel is in progress in the Vardar valley. Special in
terest is being felt in this movement, for the reason that Greece had
previously ruled against Teutons and Turks entering noon its soil.
Berlin No change has taken place in the last 24 hours in the tense
situation brought about by Germany's refusal to yield further to the
United States on the Lusitania demands. In German circles there
have been no developments. German newspapers continue to empha
size Germany's reasons for not accepting them and complying with
the American demands.
Washington President Wilson and Secretarv Lansing were in
conference today over the Lusitania situation and it was indicated that
an announcement will probably be made in a few davs. Later it
was learned that the President and his Secretary of State will not be
gin the detailed discussion of the German reply before Monday, and
beginning at that time a series of conferences will be held.
It is reported that the latest draft of the Berlin proposal is now
before the President and that he has gone over it brieflv.
Marching Across Greece
Paris The Germans and Bulgarians have begum their offensiue
move across Greece to attack Salonika and an artillery duel has been
in progress for two days. So far, the British guns dominate the
The March On Durazzo
Rome In their steady advance down the Albanian coast the Aus
trian forces are now only 20 miles north of the port and base of Durazzo.
The arrival of 2.000 Montenegrins, commanded by their general,
is announced. Thev have reached Durazzo.
Fighting On West Front
Berlin French attacks with hand grenades south of Somme fail
ed today. The British were repulsed in attacks south of La Basse
canal. There is much French artillery activity in Champagne.
Soldier Sentenced For Murder
London Lieut. George S. Codere, of the Canadian force, has
been senttneed to death for the murder of Sergeant Ozanne, a mem
ber of his regiment.
Saturday, February 5
Honolulu Prof. O'Gara, noted scientist, shows planters path to
profits by a scheme of recovering potash salts from bagasse.
Germany And The Lusitania
the liner was
Berlin Germany will not disayow the sinking of
and replies that she cannot admit that the sinking of
illegal. Washinston is warned not to i ress the issue.
Germany's attitude brings about another serious crisis, which,
however. President Wilson hopes to bridge by persuasion. Outcome
of situation is doubtful. '
The President has arrived at the capital from his tour of speech-
making on the subject of preparedness, and is pleased with the results
of the trip.
Admiral Blue states that the American navy was never in better
shape and praises the personnel and ships of the navy.
The Panama Canal
It will take eight months to complete dredging operations at the
Panama canal. General Goethels told the House committee yesterday
of tremendous slides. He says that when the canal is clear this time
there will be no more slides.
One Suspect Is Held
Ottawa The police have arrested one man as a suspect in con
nectiou with the Ottawa catstrophe. His name appears to be Charles
Strong, and he was apprehended as he was attempting to cross into the
United States. When arrested he had a ticket to Chicago in his pocket.
He says that he is a native of Belgium and insists that he is harmless
but the Dominion authorities are holding him pending a searching
investigation of his assertions
Ottawa people are worked into a fury over the destruction of then
most beautiful building.
Seven are known to be dead.
All Over War Area
London Berlin has officially confirmed the loss of one Zeppelin
which attempted raid on the east coast of England Tuesday, and says
that the machine probably sank after falling into'the North Sea.
Court Martial For Him
Vallejo Lt. Herbert Jones, former commander of the torpedo
boat Hull, is under courtmartial because of a code book lost two
mouth? ago. Ensign Robert hitzgerald. executive officer, under
whose care the book was held, offered to take the whole responsibility
or its loss upon nimseii, out mis tne auinoritits at wasmngton re
used to allow.
Russia Will Borrow
The Loudon limes this morning prints an announcement to the
effect that Russia is preparing to float a war loan of 525,000,000 with
American bankers on the lines adopted by France and England.
Fighting In West
Hot cannonade runs flame line down west front. England awaits
.news of another drive against Teutonic tienches in that section.
,0n The East Front
Austrians are reported to be advancing in Albania, and are said
to have taken Kroia.
Reports from a neutral city have it that for several days the Kais
er has personally directed the fighting on the western front.
Five French Generals Dead
Paris French newspapers announce that France has lost five
generals since the opening of the war.
Yilla Is Hard Pressed
El Paso General Villa, with a few followers, is reported to have
been seen near Bosque Bonita. Many of Villa's men are said to be
deserting him. Carranza troops are reported to have come in touch
with Villa's command,
Berlin There is continued and increasing activity of the artillery
forces of the Allies on the Francho-Belgian front, it is reported.
An explosion of a British mine destroyed a crater which the Ger
mans were occupying near Hilluchi. Inconclusive hand-grenade fight
ing is proceeding on the nearby fronts.
Artillery Duels A Feature
Paris Artillery duels are in progress today along many parts of
the western front, notably near Draundipf, in the valley of the Feeh
tan'd and near Attampt.
Attacks In Albania
Berlin The Austro Hungarian admiraltv reports that Durazzo,
Albania, was attacked by five Austrian aeroplanes on Januarv 25. by
two on Januarv 27 and by three on February 1. the camp near the
citv being especiallv bombarded with destructive effect. All of the
aeroplanes returned safely in spite of heavy fire from the land batter
ies and warships.
On February 2 Vallona was shelled by three aeroplanes, one of
which was hit twice in the motor and forced down to the sea. The
commander of the squadron. Lieutenant Konyouie, went down to the
ocean to the assistance of the disabled plane. Although the sea was
rough on account of a storm, he succeeded in taking over both c fficcrs
from the damaged machine, although the batteries of Sasano opened a
violent fire and two destroyers approached at full speed.
The aeroplane arose again, with the two rescued ofhetrs. and re
turned safely, after 220 kilometers travelling, over the Gulf of Cattaro.
British Demand Return Of Appam.
Washington Sir Cecil Spring Rice today presented to the State
Department a formal demand for the return of the British liner Ap
pam, captured by the Germans and brought into Hampton Roads, to
the owners of the ship. .
A new diplomatic controversy is foreshadowed, as the United
States has already practically deeded that the steamer belongs to
Germany as a prize of war, having been captured bv a German naval
vessel atid brought across the Atlantic with a German prize cicw
Friday, February 4
Sugar, 4 70.
Honolulu Arthur Wilder launched a heavy broadside against
the governor, filing a number of charges against the executive and
challenging him to appear in open court in a libel suit or in any otn-
All members of the Detolco Opera Company are said to ne prone.
Writ of attachment from furniture company takes all tlicir coin and
the opera house is closed.
The Federal internal revenue department announces mat trust
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companies must pay income taxes ot individual oeneiicianes ab wen at.
estates as the whole come under the rule.
Funds of the Oahu Loan Fund Commission are minus and a de
ficit of thousands is in sight. Chairman Forbes warns the commission
that its expenditures, are excessive.
Canada Parliament House Burned
Ottawa Flames believed to have been started bv an infernal ma
chine destroyed the House of Parliament here last night. Two women
weie burned to death, also one member of house and four fire fighters.
Structure blown up while members of Commons were sitting.
Apparent damage already known to be done will reach five mil
lions of dollars.
Militia called out and saved many lives. Many others believed
to be crushed under the walls of the building.
The wife of the Sneaker of the Houre trapped by gas fumes thiew
her children into a life net and followed herself, without injury.
Minister Martin Burrel, of agriculture, was severely burned and
Cabinet officials and members groped through gas tumes to satety.
President Wilson's Tour
Indinnanolis (On board presidential train) President Wilson is
suie the people are with him, and he is ready to demand early action
by Congress on preparedness program. Big crowds cheer his speech
at St. Louis,
Russians Have Beaten Turks
T .nnrl nil Word comes throueh Germany that the Turks in Con
stantinople have acknowledged their campaign against the Russians
to lie a failure.
The Russians have administered a number ot dcteats to von oer
An Austrian Makes Capture
Berlin An Austrian submarine in the Adriatic has recaptured
the North German Lloyd steamer Koeing-Albert, flying the Italian
Poland In Bad Shape
Berlin Further reports from Poland state that conditions there
are worse than thev ever were in Belgium.
German Sinks Former German
London The former German steamer Franz Fischer has been
sunk bv a German submarine.
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A DECIDED JOLT
Cholly I have come, dear, to see if von will let me be your valen-
Molly Well, I had hoped I'd get one I really cared to keep.