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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 1916
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Italians Make Raid
Geneva It is reported that Italian aeroplanes made a successful
aerial raid on the fortress of Leibach.
France Bars Sugar
Washington Despatches to the State department announce that
France has forbidden the importation of sugar, refined, powdered or
raw, from foreign sources after March 3.
Honolulu Prohibition for Hawaii is aimed at in two measures now
before Congress. A copy of the Randall bill, which has that end in
view, reached here today. It seems to be identical with the one taken
to Washington by Hev. J. W. Wadnian, and would make Hawaii dry
January 1, 1017. It provides for the administration of the law under
Territorial liquor agency. Passage is probable as Congress approves pro
hibition measure for the District of Columbia.
Road Work May Stop
On account of lack of funds, road work in Honolulu is likely to
stop for two months. The road engineer finds that he has a deficit
of more than nine thousand dollars and no more money will be avail
able until June 30.
Dt. Charles Mayo, one of the most famous physicians in the
world, will visit Hawaii in May.
New Secretary Of War
Washington Newton D. Baker, former mayor of Cleveland,
Ohio, has been chosen secretary of war. His appointment was a
great surprise. Ho has accepted and is preparing to come to Wash
ington. Second Great Battle On
Paris The second great battle for the possession of Verdun is
on. The Germans launched the oeffnsiye against the French center,
now at Douamonl. The French are holding firmly with the Germans
hammering at the flanks.
Germans arc keeping up furious assaults on the main defenses at
Germans Capture Trenches
Berlin Saturday and Sunday the Germans captured a thousand
yards of French trenches at Verdun.
French Bonds Rise
Paris French government bonds have risen fractionally as the
result of the favorable situation at Verdun.
The Last Zeppelin Raid
.London ihree German Zeppelins raided several English towns
Saturday night. Twelve persons killed and 34 injured. Block of work
men's houses demolished, One woman and four children were among
the killed, while the father was badly injured. More than forty bombs
were dropped, much damage being done.
Movements Ot Germans
It is reported that important movements of the Germans on the
west front are under way. It is said that 40,000 cayahy are approach'
Riots In Turkey
Odessa Turks revolting is the report. The people of Constant!
nople had been led to believe that a Get man victory had taken pluce
at Verdun. The riots were suppressed by German troops.
Trebizond Port Bombarded
Petrograd Russian destroyers bombarded Trebizond, several
sels in the harbor being sunk.
Another British Yessel Sunk
London The British steamer Masanda lias been sunk. No oik
Monday, March 6
Honolulu Arthur Davidson, local agent of the Associat-td Oil
Company, last night ran down a Korean with his automobile. Extent
of injuries not known.
Honolulu Henry Howard, kamaaina capitalist, committed sui
cide yesterday morning by cutting his throat from ear to ear. No
cause given for suicide.
Internes Selling Liquor
"Blind pigs" have been found in quite a flourishing condition on
board the interned German cruiser Geier and other refugee ships. A
license agent went aboard the cruiser Geier and purchased beer with
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oui ouncuiiy in me aynamo room, ana louna crowns ot sailors and
soldiers there buying liquors and drinking.. This was also true
on board the Pommern, Setos and Pnnz Waldeinar. Warrants will
probably be issued for all officers in command of the ships and a num
ber of sailors. U. S. District Attorney Vaughan says he is readv to is
sue the warrants as soon as Inspector Fennel is ready to present them
Noted Raider Reaches Home
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ijcrun inc ucriuan sea raiuer moewe uas arrived sate in
Wilhelmshaben. She put in her appearance unexpectedly this morn
ing, having on board 199 prisoners from British and Belgian steamers.
among them being four British omcers.
Sunk The King Edward
The Moewe was the vessel that sank the King Edward, about
which thcie was so much speculation. She did it with a floating
mine, sending ou omcers and men to the bottom.
Fifteen merchant vessel ships of the Allies were captured by the
rover. Most ot the boats were sunk as soon as captured. Others were
taken into neutral ports as prizes.
London Hears Of Arrival
London l he oerman sea raiuer woewe has arrived safely at
Wilhelnishaven. It is reported that her commander has been award
ed the iron cioss of the first class and the crew iron crossts of the
A lown Is Slipping
San Francisco Wedburn, a town in Oregon,, is reported to be in
danger of slipping into Rogue river.
The worst gales experienced in years aresweepiug the Pacific coast.
Jap Aviator Joins Rebels
Tokio The Japanese aviator Nakizawa has joined the rebel
troops of China and will help Yunnan troops fight against Emperor
Ideas Of Coast Republicans
San Francisco Coast Republicans are out for preparedness, a
tariff commission and suffrage for women.
Another Britisher Sunk
London The admiralty last night reported the sinking of the
British steamer Tolhesy, presumably by a mine, Crew reported saved.
Colonel House Returns Home
New York Colonel House returned yesterday from his special
mission to Europe tor the President. He says that reports of an un
favorable attitude in Europe towards America are exaggerated, fie
is uncommunicative, however, regarding the results of his mission.
Fighting In West Continues
Loudon Fighting around Verdun continues. Berlin admits loss
of trenches taken from the French in the Lorraine district.
Francis To Russia
Washington The name of Colonel D. R. Francis, to be minister
to Russia, has been sent by the President to the Senate,
Zeppelins Again Over England
London Two Zeppelins last night raided the northeast coast of
Sunday, March 5
Honolulu The supervisors are still after a special session of the
Legislature. In his remarks, the Governor seems to be undecided.
Lil' Arthur Wilder points to the contingent fund and says that the
Governor can relieve the court pilikia by a scratch of the pen.
Hedemann Arrives Home
C. Hedemann, manager of the Honolulu Iron Works, was on the
China when that steamer arrived in port. His American passport
saved him from being taken off the boat with others removed by the
British boarding party before the China left Oriental waters.
French And Germans
London The French have cleared Douamont of foes, is the re
port. Ihey take initiative, following the failure of assault launched
by the Germans to cut an open way of escape for a regiment entrap-
ed by the French.
Paris believes that the Crown Prince is not through with the
Official reports of the French war office say that the Verdun sit'
uatioii is satisfactory, with the Allies holding advantageous positions.
Turks Nearing Collapse
Information reaching here from many sources confirm earlier re
ports of the probable collapse of the Turks. Moslems are desparate
ly asking aid of the Kaiser, The fall of Bagdad is believed to be im
mediate and certain. Constantinople is in an uproar over the situa
tion of the Turks, and a desperate attempt has been made to kill En
Three Vessels Arc Sunk
Paris War activities have ended the career of three vessels.
The British liner Turtouiau was sunk yesterday. The French steamer
Lackne was sunk Tuesday. The Italian steamer Grave was sunk by
an Austrian submarine.
Another Apology Wanted
Washington An apology from Austria is demanded Attack on
tanker Petrolite is being made the subject of a note by Lansing. Thi
uote is now being prepared and will be transmitted to Austria in a
Our bugar At Ihicago
Chicago The arrival of Hawaiian sugar here has created much
interest. I he first of many trainloads from the Pacific coast passed
through here yesterday on the way to eastern refineries.
Japans War secretary III
Tokio Lieutenant-General Oka, war secretary of Japan, will re
sign his position on account of illness.
Passenger Meamer Adrilt
Norfolk The coasting steamer Apache, bound for Jacksonville
with a hundred and fifty passengers, broke her propeller shaft while
fighting heavy gale and is now helpless. Two tugs have been sent to
Explosion On Destroyer
San Diego Gasoline explosion on the destroyer Preble yesterday
fatally injured A. A, Prosser, coxswain, while six seamen were burn
ed. Officers claim thst a leaking torch was responsible.
Storm In Oregon
Portland Oregon is stormswept today. Communication and
Bryan, The Nation's Pest
Washington President Wilson, accompanied by his wife, left the
capital last night for the week-end, When the President leaves, Bryan
pops up. Says he is in the city to lecture, not to fight the President
and his policies.
Gale Off Cape Cod
Philadelphia Two Reading railroad barges wrecked off Cape Cod
five persons are ueiicveu 10 nave perisneu. uaie sixiy-nve nines an
Honolulu The steamer Great Northern is to be taken off the I?
lands run. Rumor to that effect were definietly set aside today by
announcements. Her last sailing here will be on April 4. The rea
son for withdtawal is that freight offerings are too light. The c-xcur
sion of the Rosariaus is cancelled on account of the withdrawal of th
Britishers Boarded American
The steamship China arrived today with story of a Britiuh con
verted cruiser in the Orient halting her by firing a shot across her
bow. sending a boarding party on her to search for hostiles and re
moving from her thirty-eight German and Austrian passengers. En
tire courtesy marked the proceedings but the captain cf the Amepcan
vessel denounces the act as high-handed in the extreme.
Honolulu Wants Extra Session
The supervisors make a strong fight for an extra session of the
Next Travel Fight On Tuesday
Washington -The next fight between the administration forces
and the anti-administration forces over travel on the high seas takes
place Tuesday. The supporters of Wilson are confident that he will
win out, although the opposition is massing its entire strenghth. T.he
fight might have been brought to a finish today but the administration
leaders did not insist upon it.
Britons Are Well Pleased
London Few things short of actual military victory have given
the British people greater satisfaction than the victory of President
Wilson in the Senate yesterday.
Russians Capture Bitlis
A despatch irotu Petrograd yesteiday announces the capture of
Bitlis, one of the main Turkish supports for the Mesopotamia and
Persian fronts. The entire Lake Van region is now under Russian
control. The Turkish forces retreated to Mush. (This town with
an odd name in English has a population of only 1400 in normal times
consisting of Kurds and Armenians. It is the chief town of a sanjak
of the same name of the Bitlis vilayet of Asiatic Turkey, and a very
mportant military station. Ed. Gard. Isi;')
Tumulty Fires Back
Washington Aroused by the publication of reports that Presi
dent Wilson contemplates resigning, Secretary Tumulty issued a
statement today in which he says that .merican newspapers which
would publish such yarns are diihonest.
Swedes Given Warning
Stockholn Warning has been given Swedish subjects not to trav
el on armed vessels.
Sunk By The Germans
Bprlin The German admiralty makes formal announcement that
German submarines have sunk two French auxiliary cruisers and one
British patrol boat.
The Frenchmen Deny
Paris The German announcement of the sinking of French auxi
liary is false. , , ,
Twenty persons killed and many wounoeci in explosion oi muni
tion house today.
American Consul Dies Suddenly
Rome American consul W. F. Fellcy found dead in his chair
today. Heart disease given as cause.
Army Bill In Congress
Washington Congress gets a big army bill. It would piovide
for 178,000 men.
Much money for'Foit Shafter, Oahu, is recoinmedcd. Three hun
dred'thotisands dollars recommended for improvements to buildings
Saturday, March 4
XTr..,r,ii,li irtlui Smith, .m iron worker at Pearl Harbor, fell 267
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feet from a wireless tower yesterday and was instantly killed.
Would Know About Hedemann
Wnetiincrton has cabled to Honolulu to ascertain if C. Hedemann.
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Bureau of Insular Affairs wants to know. Hedemann is at the pres
sent time in the Philippines, having sailed to the Orient in the China.
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of British cruisers. No one here knows just why Washington wants
the specific information
Rivenburgh Gets The Office
Governor Piukham last night named B. G. Rivenburch to be land
commissioner, succeeding josnua u. nicKcr, Kivenuurgn win taice
charge this morning,
A Republican Forced Things
Washington A Republican forced the Senate to sustain the war
policy of the President. Senator Borah, of Idaho, in a speech, charg
ed that the upper house was apparently taking its orders from the
Kaiser. Borah's speech, whioh was quite sensational, was intended
to defeat the Gore amendment.
Opposition to the administration fades away under the rebuke,
Turkey Ready For Peace
London Turkey is ready to sue for peace on terms to be made
by her foes.
Athens hears that Constantinople, weary of the war, is prepnred
to surrender to the Allies. This follows Russian victories.
Russians Make Further Gains
The Russians report the storming of other important positions.
Slav forces are pushing forward towards the Bagdad railroad. An
other force is advancing toward Trebizond.
On The West Front
French and British claim to be driving the Tctitoifs out of the
trenches won in struggles before Verdun and on the Ypres front.
Conspirator Is Acquitted
San Francisco Franz Bopp, German consul-general here, is ac
quitted of conspiracy charge in Judge Dooling's court. The court al
so refused to hold the other German omcials charged.
Many Lives Lost On Auxiliary
Paris There were 4,000 persons on the auxiliary cruiser La
Provence when she went down last Saturday, and of this number only
87 were rescued. The tragedy was one of the greatest in sea history.
The boat was a very old one. It is believed that the vessel must
have struck a mine. There is no evidence that she was toipedoed.
Stock Swindler Under Heavy Bonds
New York Dr. John Gratlyman, arrested in El Paso sometime
ago for having swindled thousands by fake stock transactions was re
leased yesterday under bonds in the sum of SI 00,000.
Sugar Sells Very High
Sixteen hundred tons of raw sugar sold here yesterday at 5. 27.
Thought German Wrecked
London The Get man steamer Delta, from Appenrade, is believ
ed, to have struck a German mine at South Sound and foundered.
Wreckage washed ashore has been recognized as from that vessel.
Mountain King Hot Air
Honolulu Mountain King mav pay a dividend. The report
causes a strong boom in the stock of the company.
Guns For Defensive Use Only
London Merchantmen are only to use guns when attacked. Bri
tish admiralty makes public formal notice issued to skippers.
Five vessels have been sunk by Teuton deep sea raiders.
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