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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 1916
THE GARDEN ISLAND PUBLISHING CO, LTD.
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THE GARDEN ISLAND
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LATEST WIRELESS NEWS
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One policeman was
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Simmons In A Hurry
Washington Senator Simmons, of North Carolina pleads for more
haste. He wants the solons to complete work on the repeal of free
ugar and the army bill,
French Drive Germans Back
London The Germans have been driven forth and Veaux is a
y.ain French territory.
New offensive by Teutons is now expected.
Lieut. Mori Courlmarlialled
San Antonio Lt. John Mort, who led four enlisted men across
the Rio Grande when two soldiers of their command were supposedly
kidnapped bv Mexicans has been found guilty at court martial and
reprimanded for violating neutrality.
More Trouble In Haiti
Washington There has been another clasl
Haiti. American forces there are not involved,
killed and three wounded.
Washington Pershing's forces are reported to have
other clash with Villa's bandit force, although details are
The search is being pushed
Pot Pours Of War News
Paris Fourth German assault on Verdun is foreseen.
militia observers notice new batteries ana miantrv reorganizing.
Zeppelin raids on England and Scotland numerous. Lives lost
in bombardments. British blockade arouses anger.
Hawaiian Judges Approved
Washington The Senate's judiciary committee this afternoon or
dered a favorable report on all of the Hawaiian judgeships except
that of J, Wesley Thompson for the third circuit court on Hawaii.
His nomination went over without action.
Convention Is Warm One
Honolulu Honolulu rivalry is stirring the G. O. P. forces on the
convention floor. Kuhio men are likely to control when the delegates
to Chicago are named this afternoon. Castle may be sent as the sec
ond to the Prince. Rice and Lyman are spoken of as alternates.
Many slates are bruited about. Chilling worth is chairman. Big
Enterprise Has Bad Luck
San Francisco The steamship Enterprise is being towed by the
Manoa, having suffered a broken shaft.
The coast-guard tug Bear has wirelessed that she has the steamer
Hugh Hogen, from Shanghai for the Sound, and is now towing the
distressed vessel into port.
Money For Philippines
Honolulu - It is definitely stated that a new $10,000,000 bank
will be started in Manila and will assist agriculture in the Islands.
Monday, April 3
Honolulu Republicans will convene today to name delegation
to Chicago, the session to convene this morning in the skating-rink.
The two delegates plan has been practically adopted, the National
Committeeman being of the opinion that it would be folly to send six
delegates to Chicago,
The Buddhist high priest now here thinks that religion should
be a part of material development, and that Japanese must join Ameri
cans to keep the peace. Enmity between America and Japan means
much toward world tranquility.
Kauai Homesteading Threatened
The Advertiser this morning prints a long story concerning dan
gers to the homesteading project of Waipouli, Kauai. It is stated
that "grab" menaces the homesteads and water rights. Colonel
Spalding adjusts the noose about the necks of the small planters as
the Governor dilly-dallies. The fox of Kealia has already Rained a
virtual victory over Lihue plantation in the railroad fight. The gov
ernor favors a scheme to turn over Territorial water to the private con
cern. A bitter struggle impends
That Whitener Report Again
The Whitener report publicity flares back at Kuhio. The Dele
gate knew every item in it respecting the National Guard for many
months. Superintendent Forbes orders findings printed and has copy
of them delivered'to Kuhio before either went to Washington. Other
copies were forwarded there The text was carefully guarded.
The Elusive Villa
San Antonio The belief that Villa has fooled the United States
troops is growing fast. Funston hears that the bandit leader may have
not been wounded at all, but lias sent l'ersliing oif on a blind trail.
American Troops Landed
Peking Marines land at Swatow from the American cruiser
Wilmington. Men sent ashore from the warship found all quiet.
Ancient city of Canton prepares for long seige. Excitement among
the people fast becoming intenser
More Ships Are Sunk
London The submarine war toll increases. One Norwegian and
three British steamers were added yesterday to the list.
Chiyo Reported Abandoned
Hongkong The Chiyo Mnru is reported to have been abandoned.
Sunday, April 2
Honolulu Both Colonel Jones and Delegate Kuhio publish let
ters on the National Guard controversy, and repeat denunciations of
former Inspector Whitener, the contents of which the governor knew
about beforehand. The former Adjutant-General explains why he
secured the Gtorge R, Cark affidavit.
Novitiates tread the scorching sands to Shrinedom yesterday.
Initiation of 21 new members of order is a teature of gorgeous parade.
The celebration is in honor of the Imperial Potentate, who is here.
Revels continue with a grand banquet at the Moaua in 'the evening.
Visitors to circle Oahu today.
Villa In Closs Quarters
Washington Americans and Mexicans, operating together, have
Villa in close quarters and his capture seems imminent.
Despatches from Funston to Washington and Peishing to Fun
ston indicate that the outlaws, scattered in Mexico, will soon be wiped
out and their leadar killed or taken.
The campaign becomes lively.
The report is renewed that Villa had to have his leg amputated.
Orders have been issued for aviators to search the country for
scattered bands of outlaws.
Hopes are raised high in Washington that the Mexican expedi
tion will end speedily.
One Bandit Leader Killed
Colonel Ortiz, a Carranza chief, reported last night that he had
killed seventeen bandits, among whom was the notorious bandit Bolas
Neal, terror of Mexico.
Paris Admits Reverses
Officials are worried over the attitude of the Carranzaistas. The com
mander at oolunibus is informed mat me villaistas are gathering at
Chihuahua desert to raid lines of communication.
Honolulu Shriners enjoyed trip around the island yesterday,
Surf riding and a grand ball arc on the program for today. The visr
tors are being royally entertained by Aloha Temple.
Japanese Steamer Sinks
Tokio The Japanese steamer Wakatsu Mnru sank off Goto Sat
urdav night. One hundred and twenty persons are supposed to have
gone down on the liner.
South Polar Ship Reported
Port Chalmers T h e Aurora South Polar expedition, under
Shackleton, arrived here last night.
Fighting In France
London Paris admits Vaux finally is abandoned Jbv defendeis.
Bitterly contested ground around fortress northeast of Verdun passes
into hands of Germans. Thousands of soldiers die under the Prince.
Teutons are driven back elsewhere along the front. Gain foothold
south of Douaumont village in Baillet wood, but are forced out again
by fierce counter attacks.
Paris Paris admits that the Teutons have gained slightly on the
The Germans under the Crown Prince are reported to be crawling
forward, despite the btst efforts of the French under General Potain.
A flank attack is expected upon the Melancourt line. Observers
believe that the invaders arc preparing for another tremendous effort
to smash defensive fortresses.
Dairy formers On Rampage
Chicago Dairy farmers pour 22,000 pounds of milk into Chicago
sewers rather than sell milk under advances .insisted upon, Armed
ith eggs, fresh and rotten, they bombarded bottling works and all
who refused to strike.
Germans Sink 38
London Thirty-eight ships are the toll for March in the Teuton
war zone, 27 of number being sunk by warships and 19 by mines.
Three neutral vessels lost yesterday. A Russian baroness and count
are victims of the torpedo which destroyed hospital ship.
Yuan Soon To Resign
Shanghai President Yuan, of China, announces that he will re
sign in ten days. Li Yuen will succeed him in office. All provinces
have been notified.
The Hague Is Excited
The Hague Holland is agitated over the conference in Paris be
tween leaders of the Allies'.
Smokes For The Allies
New York Steamer Rochambeau sailed for Bordeaux yesterday
afternoon with 420,000 pounds ot American tobacco, Z, 500,000 ciga
rettes and 422 gross corn cob pipes for use of men in British and
San Antonio Reports from Mexico are to the efiect that Colonel
Dodd and his men are following the bandits of Villa who retreated
from yesterday's battlefield, The Americans and Carran.a Mexicans
continue their tactics of covering the whole country and sendiug
small detachments here and there to hunt out the bandits. It is claim
ed that eighty of the guerillas were killed at Namiquipa. The Mexi
can federals have lost a colonel and a lieutenant, but few others.
Hospital Ship Losses
Pe.trograd 1 15 are missing in sinking of the hospital ship in the
Black Sea. Red Cross insignia was of no avail in saving the yessel
from being torpedoed.
Asquith May Visit Pope
Premier Asquith may visit the Pope. He was cheered by the
Italians when recognized. We are here to further justice and right,"
Lieut. Whitener's Report
Honolulu Developments in the Whitener military report case
come last, K-iinio in a letter uraws a ueaaiy parallel in letters by
National Guard inspector, and savs he is fighting for justice. Gover
nor Pinkham savs that Clark was used by others who would shield
him now. Ciark writes a letter to the Executive virtually retracting
the now famous affidavit, and Colonel Jones explains that he obtained
the affidavit at the request of Kuhio.
Candidates For Shrinedom
There were 21 candidates in the pilgrimage to Shrinedom. Parade
of antiques and horrible lends color to lively ceremony.
Chillingworlh For Chairman
Chas. Chilliugworth will likely be chairman of the Republican
convention. Delegates are gathering. Kuhio is in control of the situa
tion. Chinese while celebrating set fire to a newspaper office with fire
crackers and about $500 damage was done.
Respondents ask dismissal of Kuhio suit.
Italian Duke Dead
Rome The Duke of Verona who was Italian ambassador to Aus
tria when Italy declared war on that country died today.
Saturday, April 1
Honolulu The city is turned over for the time being to red-fez-zed
Shriners. A big time is planned for the stay of the visitors.
Governor Pinkham makes public another set of answers from his
former private secretary, repudiating statements made in his affidavit
Former Adjutant-General blamed for much of dissension in ranks of
Americans Defeat Villa
Washington American forces surprise Villa and outfight him in
brisk little battle. Colonel Dodd led troopers in the charge. The
bandit chief was himself wounded andhis army scattered. The vie
tory of the Americans over the Villa guerrillas was decisive.
l lie battle tooK piace weonesuay near lorreon while villa was
retiring from the city after having reduced a large part of the Carran
The Villa force consisted of upward of 500 men, well armed.
General Fernandez was killed, together with thirty others.
Villa was carried away by his men, suffering from a shatteredleg.
Two machine guns and a large part of Villa's ammunition supply
The News In Congress
The news of victory in the first clash with the outlaws of Mexico
was received with enthusiasm in Congress.
"Very satisfactory," shouted one member of the House.
"We want more of the same thing" added another.
Situation Serious In China
San Francisco Canton is in full revolt and it is understood that
the governor has been killed by mutinous troops
President Yuan Shi Kai will resign.
Hospital Ship Is Sunk
Paris The Russian hospital ship Portugal has been sunk and
many wounded go down. Red Cross emblem prominently displayed
on mast head, hut did no good.
Biggest Air Raid So Far
London Zeppelins raided England this morning, doing exten
sive damage. Casualties not yet announced. The number of Zeppe
lins engaged and number of bombs dropped makes this the greatest
raid yet made.
Still Fighting at Verdun
London The struggle for the possession of Verdun still claims
its daily toll of life.
The Germans made good their thrust at Melancourt and hold
that so dearly bought heap of ruins.
Assault fails at Somme with heavy losses.
Daniels Changes Submarine Order
Washington Secretary Daniels changes his submarine order. mid
wants another Pacific yard and submarine base at San Diego.
Chiyo Successfully Refloated
London The Japanese liner Chiyo Marti, which went ashore at
Lema Island, has been successfully refloated. She is near Hongkonn
and will reach drydock safely.
Kenned bugar exports
New York Exports of refined sugar from the United States to
foreign countries since March 31, 1915, have amounted to $75,000,000..
Washington The troops of Villa and the Americans are fighting,
says an unolhcial report to (jcnerai funston. It is believed that the
outlaw chief has turned at bay.
Villaistas are preparing to assume the offensive against Carranza
Another report from Guerrero tells of battling. Evidently the
Americans are close on the heels of the bandit.
French Lose A Position
Paris Malancourt is lost to the French in a night battle. The
Germans with terrific determination dislodged the enemy from vantage
points. Teutons use liqiud fire upon Douaumont. In spite of appal-
ing fetocity of attack thev fail to take this position.
A German Report
German Headquarters Germans get 328 prisoners in capture of
In the fighting between rival aircraft at Arras the Biitish lost
three bi-planes todav.
On the east side the Russians are pounding away with their artil
More Yuan Men Rebel
El Paso Herman Blankcnburg and two other persons have been
murdered near Minaca by Villaistas, according to a report received
More Villa Murders
Shanghai Yuan eoldiers in Canton have joined the revolutionists.
This is the last monarch position in south China,
Hill Ship In November
Honolulu November may see the big Hill ship in port again.
Manager Stone asks a guarantee of $40,000 for each of two trips be
fore December sailing. Captain Ahman thinks his ship may return
much sooner than people expect.
Chamber of Commerce plans a meeting to pass resolutions set
ting forth needs to be presented to Congress. Military roads, a s:wer
system at Schofield and adequate barracks are among the items.
Chiyo Maru Grounded
Shanghai The T. K. K. liner Chiyo Maru grounded early today
in a fog near the Lema island, south of Hongkong. Nine tugs are
landing the passengers, while launches from a British destroyer
Sailing Date Cancelled
San Francisco The return sailing date of the Chiyo Maru
been cancelled and her passengers are being taken to Hongkong.
rnday, March 31
Honolulu Lorrin Andrews has received the call for the Reoubli-
can national convention to be held in Chicago. This call ;nv tii
territorial delegation will have no official status, being entitled to two-
seats but otherwise having no rights. Organization, however mnv
give islanders the privilege to ballot if it elects.
Andrews Guardian Of Queen
Lorrin Andrews has been mad guardian of the ex-aueen hv
Judge Stuart. He has filed a cross bill and answer, claiming that his
ward is not mentally competent. He charges that she was under in
fluence when she made the first deed. Iaukea ar.d Domiiiis jmmtiir
others, leave Liliuokalani alone.
Nobles of Aloha Temple plan a huge welcome for imperial noten-
tate Stevens and party.
Rumors rrom Mexico
Field Headquarters of U. S. Army in Mexico: While trvinr tn
secure information from a family and when they refused to talk, Pan
cho Villa riddled their bodies with bullets. During the killing nrn-
cess, Villa was attacked by one of his victims and almost strangled to
Villa In Newspaper Net
Washington Villa is caught by a cordon of solders and faces bat
tle. General Funston advises Washington that the bandit lender it
surrounded in the vicinity of the headwaters of Saute Maria river.
a uarranza garrison mere nas been wantonly butchered.
General Calls is now practically dictator of Chihuahua nrovinre
the provisional president giving that authority to the northern com
The Great Yerdun Battle
Paris The Teutons are using liquid fire in the fighting near
Verdun. They heralded abortive attacks at Douaumont by flames
sprayed against the French trenches, but are driven back with losses,
Aviators of both sides are growing active once more. The French
officially report that three airmen brought down no less than eight ma
chines of the Kaiser's aerial corps.
Reichstag Endorses Submarine Policy
The committee of the Reichstag endorses the German submarine
policy. The admiralty will emply all means at its disposal to win
Russians Get Hold In Manchuria
Peking 1 he Russians have secured control ot northern
chuna and will build railroads with the sanction of the t
Gadski Husband Arrested
New York The husband of Gadski. arrested as a plotter, said to
be implicated in Welland canal conspiracy.
Munition Factory Wanted
Washington The secretary of the navy asks for a munitions fac
tory and also urges upon Congress an armor plate plant.
Blame Is Divided
Cleveland Opinions are divided as to the responsibility for the
wreck of the New York trains yesterday.