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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1916
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Conference On War
Paris A British delegation consisting of twenty-five publicities
headed by Lord Bryce, has arrived here to hold a conference with
deputies andjseiiaVors regarding the future conduct of the war.
t0ne& Monday Afternoon
Honolulu Indications now are that the Gteat Northern will come
permanently on the Islands run. Colonel Ston is here to look over
.a str tne situation. He says that the volcano is one of the chief assets of
periodic the trip. The steamer may come to Honolulu direct, stopping at
ter.shed Hilo on the return run,
force 1 Submarine Commander Coming
arrive tomorrow to
Lieutenant Commander Thomas Hart
take charge of the third submarine divison.
Meager Reports From East
London The Russians are driving the Turks steadily back in
Armenia. The Slavs now occupy the entire Lake Va:i legion, follow
ing victory at Erzerum. Fleeing Ottoman regiments are so hard
pressed that they are unable to reform and make a stand.
Bachelors Might Fight
The last ot the bachelors in England are called to report for duty
at the front by March 31, No married men have yet been called out
under the Derby plan. (No; that's come other Derby Ed. Gard. Isl )
Greek Cruiser Watchful
Paris A Greek cruiser has arrived at Dttrazzo to protect Greek
interests in case the Bulgarians enter the city.
British Reported Repulsed
Berlin British grenadiers repulsed from German positions at the
Mexican Typhus Appears
Austin, Texas It is feared that the dreaded Mexican typhus has
crossed the border and is spreading northward.
Johnson Says No Union
Sacramento Governor Johnson emphatically denied today that
the G. O. P. will unite with the Bull Moosers.
Senate Takes A Hand
Washington The Senate wants to know if Root, then Secretary
of State, protested when Japan occupied Korea some years ago. and
has asked the President for the correspondence on this subject. This
move of the Senate is the outgrowth of Root's criticism of the ad
ministration for non-action in the case of Belgium.
President Favors Tariff Commission
Washington It is learned today that the President wants the
proposed tariff commission to be strictly a non-partizan body, named
American And Britain
Secretary Lansing sent word to British government for prompt
answer to United States notes protesting against seizure of American
mails, and British methods of applying the"trading with the enemy"
Monday, February 21
Russians Begin Enveloping Move
London Reports from Asia Minor indicate th.-.t Rur.rians have
begun an enveloping movement of the big Ottoman armv. The sur
render of Moslems led by Von der Goltz no'v seems certain. Reports
say Grand Duke Nicholas is pressing defeated Turks hard. He is
executing flanking movements, thus insuring capture of command.
Allies Seize Railways And Telegraph
Berlin Allies seize railways and telegraph lines in Thessalonicn.
Despatches from Constantinople to Berlin are authority for sensational
account of Entente demands upon Athens. Threaten force unless
Greece submits at once. German military said to regard move as im
portant development in many weeks of tangled Balkan situation.
Northern Pacific And North Coast Limited Collide
Spokane Five persons killed and six seriously injured last night
when Northern Pacific train and North Coast Limited, collided. Wreck
ing train and rescue crews rushed to the scene of disatci south of Che
Red Cross To Leave Serbia
Paris I'ed cross corps will leave Serbia, fiernmn authorities order
ed all American red cross workers out of the country at once.
English Towns Raided
London (iurnian air raiders again dropped bombs on London and
other towns along English coat, killing inhabitants.
Diners Again Poisoned
New York Thirty-live persons were poisoned at u church supper at
Carnegie, Pennsylvania. The news of poisoning follows this receipt of a
letter by the police, wherein Jules Crones informs authorities that he
would leave the country for his own safety.
U. S. Shipbuilding Booms
Washington .Shipbuilding booms in navy yards of America, The
United .States is in a fair way to regain supremacy of ocean domain
Fire In Canadian Munition Factory
Monctoii, Now BruiiMviek Foundry and ammunition factory par
tially wrecked by tire Itwt night. Believed flames started by incendiary
Rumor Of Garrison's Successor
Washington Iso otticial report has been made but rumor has it
that President Wilson will appoint Thomas Houston or Thomas Jones,
both democrats ot Chicago, to succeed secretary of War Garrison
Appointment will probably be made this-week.
Mexican National Guard
Mexican ambassador has announced that Carranzn will form i
Mexican National Guard and will also increase the army to a hundred
Honolulu Local. financiers sav they are not familiar enough with
Guard to discuss problems of paying guardsmen. Under Governor's
plan the Territory's share would be one hundred and fifty thousand
annually. Where money would come from is still a mystery.
Queen's trust case goes to supreme court. Chief Justice Robert
son issues writ, prohibiting Judge Stuart to take any further order in
claims bases issue on Liliuokalaui's sanity. Judge Perry who secured
order claims no suit exists in premises.
Police officer shoots soldier as result of quarrel over carrying
booze into hotel. Prorrietor of the establishment badly beaten and
soldier in hospital wounded in the abdomen and thigh.
Sunday, February 20
Honolulu The National Guard must be paid, says Governor
Pinkham. Hawaii could probably raise a half, he thinks, to keep the
Guard up to the standard which is desired. General Wisser praises
the Guard highly.
The Fihpiuoes are needed in the ranks of the Guard, says the
Governor in a tribute to the brown brothers.
Mid-Pacific Carnival events open formally tomorrow night.
Hundreds ol tourists arein the citv to enjoy the celebiation.
Poor Rich Must Pay More
Washington Income taxes will be higher for the rich, The
exemption will be left where it is, but the tax and surtax will be edg
ed up a bit, so that one. hundred millions of additional revenue will
Aviation Corps Hearing
The House and Senate will hear proposals to utilize civilian train
ing camp idea to create reserve aviation corps. Investigation will be
made of the charges advanced by Senator Robinson.
Russians Again Beat Turks
London The Russians have again administered a severs defeat
to the Turks in Asia Minor. A fleeing division was routed at Ahlat
muss, losing thousands of prisoners, many machine guns and ammu
nition. Trepizond will be the next point attacked, according to rumor.
A French army is being lauded from transports near that point. The
main Russian force is marching overland.
Constantinople repot Is that the recent British attempt to cross the
river Tigris repulsed. Also that the Russians in Persia were defeated
near Hamadan, with heavy losses.
Troops Away From Border
San Antonio United States troops are moving from the Mexican
border. The first break in the heavy line on the border was made
when the 12th. Cavalry was moved to Panama station.
Situation In California
San Francisco Republicans and Progressives are still defying
each other in California. Suggestions of cooperation made bv some
leaders are loudly repudiated by others.
Italians Raid Austria
London Italians completed an air raid across the Alps, bom-
baiding Laibach. The raid was successful.
False Rumor Scares 'Em
San Francisco A false rumor that a squadron of Japanese war
ships were sighted off the California coast excited people. It was
found later that the squadron was composed of American vessels.
Plans Of Jap Cruisers
Japanese cruisers will not visit Honolulu. They arrived at Vic
toria Thursday morning and will return from there to the homeland.
Peking In an exclusive interview given out by King Yuan today
to the Associated Press, that dignitary minimizes the importance of
the revolution which recently broke out against him and declared
confidence that government troops would in n short time be able to
suppress it. He also announced that a new constitution will be pro
mulgated. He will go before a national convention for suggestions
as to a new form. He savs that it will embody the best ideas of
foreign constitutions, made to conform to Chinese ideas.
No date for promulgating this new constitution was given by
the president king.
Yuan also took occasion to reiterate the complete neutrality of
China in the present war.
London A frontier despatch received via Holland says that dur
ing the last six days there have been great movements of German
troops in central and southern Belgium.
Long trains are rushing artillery and infantry over the railroads
to the west and south. Many detachments have been transported by
way of Louvain and Gemloux to the southwest.
Africa Is Captured Again
The German garrison of Kamaroon, Africa, has capitulated alter
a long seige by British forces.
This completes the conquest by the British of German colonies in
Daniels Wants Quick Money
Washington Secretary Daniels has sent a request to Congress
for an emergency appropriation of $2,757,999 for immediate repairs to
the machinery of battleships, Uirpuloed destroyers and stibium ires,
an increased supply of mines and anti aircraft guns to 1 e placid on
This is the first time the attempt has been made to equip the
warships with these anti aircraft weapons. In his communication
Secretary Daniels called attention to the excessive mining operations
of Knropean countries.
Protest To England
It is probable that f he United States will send a protest to Great
Britain similar to the one sent to France when the French cruiser Des-
carte removed Germans from Porto Rico line of steamships in the
Great German Movement
Amsterdam Great activity on the west front in tlie massing of
Get man troops on the southwest section indicates important offensive
mav be undertaken against the l-rench.
German Refugees Taken
Shanghae The American steamship China, which sailed ester
day for San Francisco, was soon after stopped bv a British cruiser on
the High Seas. The cruiser searched the vessel and removed from
her 38 Germans.
Saturday, February 19
Sugar, advanced to 5,05.
Russian Report Of Erzurm
Grand Duke reports that Turkish dead litter the
many Held pieces,
forts of Krzurin.
The Russians captured all fortress cannon,
automobiles and ammunition when the city fell.
Aretnnians were butchered by fleeing troops.
This latest victory of the Grand Duke is alraady producing politi
cal and military effect.
United Slates And Teutons
Washington The Teutons mav not torpedo ships aimed for de
fense. Washington warns Germany and Austro-Hungary that theii
announced intention so to do would be in violation of international
law. United States ports are open to all traders. Massachusetts sena
tor declares in the upper house ol Congress that commerce vessels and
liners cannot be ruthlessly sunk.
Nicaragua Route Approved
The Senate has ratified, by a vote of 55 to 15, the proposal to ac
quire the route of the so-called Nicaragua canal. This proposal'from
Nicaragua carries with it a perpelual right to complete the waterway
through that country, with important naval bases at eithet end.
Gold Found In Manchuria
Tokio The Japanese have discovered gold in Manchuria, un
covering great alluvial deposit at Keeling.
Francis Offered Billet
Washington Captain D. R. Francis, of Missouri, has been offer
ed by the President the important post of Ambassador at the Russian
P. M. Sale Withdrawn
New York The directors have rescinded the sale of Pacific
Mail ships. Seven vessels on the Panama route, included in the ori
ginal terms of sale, are withdrawn from the deal.
Four Killed In Explosion
Syracuse Four men were killed in an explosion of munition
Aviation Scandal To Senate
Washington Scandal in aviation corps goes to the Senate. The
San Diego school for fliers will be investigated.
Honolulu A militia report made to Washington by Lieutenant
Whitener, recently inspector instructor of the Hawaiian National
Guard, has aroused severe protests. He makes charges of politics in
the administration of the Guard by Colonel Jones, predecessor of
Yeterau officers in the National Guard say that no such state of
affairs existed as former inspector-instructor claims. Deny that Ha
waiian officer was removed for inefficiency. Colonel Jones and others
of old guard protest.
Another Soldier Drowned
The body of a soldier was found floating in Wahiawa dam to
day. May be that of Private Frank Johnson, of the 25th. Infantry.
It is suspected that he may hnvc been murdered.
Wilder After Filipinoes
Arthur Wildei wiites a formal letter to Judge Ashford calling for
a grand jury investigation of the charges he has made respecting
Filipinoes in the National Guard. He asks that the issue be investi
Apartment House ror Honolulu
Robert Fowler, of Los Angeles, will erect a hundred thousand
dollar apartment house in Honolulu, It will have four stories and
Rumored Mutiny In Egypt
London The story of the mutiny of a Hindu regiment in Kgypt
has reached London from German sources. The rumor has it that
twelve officers were killed in the outbreak.
The Russians are pushing forward successfully.
Effect Of Russian Victory
Pctrograd The Russian victory at Erzerutn may sway Roumania
is rumored. The capture of the city from the Turks is said to have
been followed by a move which may threaten Constantinople.
Would Close American Ports
Washington Senator Lodge, of Massachusetts, has tendered a
proposal that the United States abandon the principle that its ports
are opened to the merchantmen of the belligerents.
More Money Wanted
London New vote for a war credit of four hundred million
pounds will soon be asked for of the House of Commons. Asquith
prepared discussion of the financial status.
King Cables Congratulations
King George has cabled his congratulations to the Czar on the
victory at Erzerum over the turks.
British Reported Repulsed
Berlin The British re attempted toditv to take positions lost at
Ypres, but failed, with heavy losses. They were repulsed with a hot
fire of the Germans.
LIBRARY OF HAWAII
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Treasurer's Office, Honolulu T.H
February 16th, 1916.
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President Wilson leaving a crowded hall after having delivered one
of his "preparedness'' speeches.