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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, APRIL 11. 1916
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A nremature blast injures Manuel Mainz, a guard at tue insane
asylum, and Francis Hina, an inmate of the institution may die.
Col. Shao, hero of two wars in China, is called home from Ha
waii and will leave here the 29th to help during China's troubles.
Kim Hong, a sailor of the steamer Claudine, sues for $21,000 for
broken arm. The accident took Dlace aboard the steamer.
Pacific Mail To Resume
San Francisco The Pacific Mail will resume service across the
Pacific. The former Dutch steamers Columbia, Venezuela and Ecua
dor will be the forerunners of a large fleet flying the American flag.
The Ecuador will sail from San Francisco in June. The decision to
resume service was reached yesterday. It is figured that the new line,
with tegular service, will be a great help to the Islands.
French Lines Holding
London The French lines are holding fast around Verdun des
pite tremendous losses. The Crown Prince launched fresh assaults on
new positions taken up by Gallic troops after retiring from Bethin
court. Statement from Berlin is to the effebt that the Germrns have
taken 2,000 yards of front after desperate assaults on Haucourt
Russians Advance In East
The Russians are making rapid gains in Asiatic Turkey. Grand
Duke Nicholas reports capture of the ciiy of Diarbar by Russians.
Troops are fast nearing railway of Bagdad. May soon cut main cord
of Ottoman defense in the Tigris valley.
Wants Americans To Leave
Washington General Garcia, one of Carranza's leaders, wants
the Americans to leave Mexico at once. He says Mexicans are. pre
pared to control the situation if Americans leave the country, in form
al statement last night.
Villa is believed to be far south.
Talking About Sugar
Senator Works would have the sugar question settled immediate
ly. Senator Newland savs that the four-year clause would delete all
real benefit to be derived by sugar planters.
Colonel Rivers Improved
Columbus Colonel Tyree Rivers', who has been reported so seri
ously ill of pneumonia, is better.
Washington It is rumored that Carranza mav set a date for Unit
ed States troops to withdraw from Mexico. Neither Lansing nor
Baker will comment on this reported "dead line" to be placed on
The bandit is now believed to be two or three days ahead of
Americans, with more men,
Sugar Bill With Senate
The fate of the Kitchin sugar bill is now with the Senate. En
tire repeal of free sugar is urged, Senator Simmons speaks on behalf
of the plan to extend the tariff to May 1, 1920, while others are in
sistent upon more radical action.
The China Disturbance
Amoy, China Canton is quiet, the business of the town not be
ing affected. Republicans make merry over reported doom of opium
Thompson Still Waits
Washington The nomination of Thompson to a Hawaii judgship
has not yet oeen acted upon.
More Vessels Destroyed
London Submarine warfare is continuing to gather victims.
Several British merchant vessels have been sunk but the loss of life is
On The Asiastic Frontier
A new attempt is being made to relieve Kutelamara. Renewal of
English advance along the Tigris announced as about ready,
Stevens Case To Court
.The O, A. Stevens case may be taken into court.
"No Thank You," Says Stuart
Judge btuart says he would not take the governorship if it were
offered to him. He is boosting for McCaudless.
Want Yaugban Confirmed
An effort is being made for the early confirmatiou of Vaughan
A cable to Washington asks that he be qualified tomorrow.
Monday, April 10
Honolulu Oahu will lose the famous Fourth Cavalry in the near
future. Orders have not actually been received, but it is known that
they are coming.
Duke Failed To Qualify
A cable from W.T.Rawlins says that Duke Kahananioku, world
champion swimmer, failed to qualify for the 220-yard race to be held
in New York tonight. It is thought here that something is the mat
ter with the champion.
News From The Front
London The French have been compelled to abandon an impor
taut position northwest of Verdun and form on new line.
uermanys neavy guns are bombarding Klieims. the slielling in
creasing in intensity.
Situation In Mexico
Washington Getting supplies to the Amerjcan troops in Mexico
has become a serious problem. Movement of Pershing southward
daily lengthens line of communication and iucieases danger of being
menaced by Villaistis. Villa himself is apparently putting a great
deal of distance between himself and the Yankees.
Peace Meeting Broken Up
London Crowds break up a peace procession here. Londonei
halt procession, break up their banners and pelt speakers with flour.
Wilson And The Sussex
Washington President Wilson will personally take cognizance
of the sinking of the Sussex. He has called a meeting of the Cabinet
for tomorrow at which time the matter will be gone into.
Several Prominent Killings Spoiled
Satf Francisco A plot to kill Roosevelt has been bared. J. Pier
pont Morgan and C. M. Schwab also marked for murder.
Bank Robber Confesses
San Diego fames Morgan, an ex-convict, confesses to robbing
reserve bank and squeals on postal clerks as accomplices. The rob
bers got away with about $200,000.
Minneapolis Gets Wet
St. Paul A jam of broken ico causing the flooding of Minnea
polis. Hundreds are marooned in the lower part oi the city.
German Diver Sunk
Petrograd A German submarine was rammed and sunk by a
Russian destroyer near the spot where the steamer Portugal was sunk
Amsterdam Maxim Gorka, the famous Russian novelist, is said
to be seriously ill of pneumonia.
- Sunday, April 9
London The fortunes of war veer to the Teuton side of the
struggle. Official reports of the fighting north and west of Verdun
tell of German gains of French gtound after desperate nttacks. The
Gallic troops are holding their own near Bethincourt.
Italians And Austrians
The Austrians claim and Rome admits the retirement of Italian
forces after a fierce struggle to keep possession of trenches.
Germany Disclaims Responsibility
Geimany denies that she is guilty of sinking ships recently. A
Berlin statement is to the effect that Germany is not responsible for
sinking of four more recent steamers.
Uncle Sam Won't Withdraw
Washington -Uncle Sam won't withdraw troops chasing the Vil
la bandits. Secretary Baker flatly denies reports of an American back
down. Orders to Funston ore made pttblio at capital. Villa bands
must be broken and eliminated from the Mexican situation.
Honolulu Dr. Goodhue, of the island of Hawaii, read a paper
in connection with the Baby Week program in which he declared that
gnorance was the greatest of menaces and insisted upon an education
Noted Racer Killed
Los Angeles Bob Burman, the noted auto racer, meets death
when his car leaves track, Machine loses wheel near finish of sensa
tional road classic won by O'Donnell and dashes through rails into
crowd. Five persons were hurt. During the excitement Mrs. Bur-
man had a woman arrested in the crowd for diamond lifting.
El Paso Persistent rumor has it that United States troops may
soon be withdrawn from Mexico According to the original order
authorizing the expedition the work would be finished when the Vil
la band is broken up, aud Carranzaistas seem to think that that has
already been accomplished. Secretary Lansing still says to the con
trary that he knows of no contemplated withdrawal.
Confirmed At Washington
Washington In connection with reports that United States
troops may soon be withdrawn from Mexico, the original order given
to General Funston, directing the formation of the punitive expedi
tion, has been made public. The order does not include the phrase
Get Villa dead or alive, which was reported to be in it after the
raid on Columhus It declares that the work of the troops will be re
garded as finished as soon as the Villa band is broken up.
American Headquarters Report
Headquarters U. S. Expedition, south of Namiquipa, Mexico
It is rumored that Villa is being carried on a stretcher by his men
Lieut. Col. Tycer Rivers, of the 13th U. .S Cavalry, is ill of
pneumonia at Casas Grandes. Condition serious.
Sugar Debate In Senate
Washington The Senate plans to vote on the sugar bill early
next week. Simmons gets consent to bring amended measure up
next Monday morning for debate. Conference with the House is al
ready arranged. It is evident tnot the upper House intends to pass
the measure with the provision tor free sugar May 1. 1920.
Holland Calls More Men
The Hague Holland is ready to throw more men upon her lines.
She may call 1917 class to colors. Heayy fighting at Bethincourt
Sea Destruction Continues
Paris The sea war is going on undiminished.
Many Pakcs Perish
Shanghai According to advices, 40,000 soldiers of Yuan have
Root Boom Is Launched
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New Yoru. i ne .ooi presidential dooiii nas oeen launciieu m
New York. Roosevelt is second.
Kamaaina Purser Dead
Honolulu Cbas. Kibling, for many years purser on the steamer
Claudine, died this afternoon.
Japan And China
Tokio Japan send warships to tlnna to piotect her interests
Saturday, April 8
Honolulu Mr. Kawasaki, a leader of Honolulu Japanese, attacks
the Burnett immigration bill as unfair to justice.
Germans Lose 200,000 Men
London Report? say that the German loss at Verdun is tremend-
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ous. unotnciai estimate, repuieu io uc oaseu upon rename reports,
places the casualties at more than 200,000 men.
Paris and Berlin both claim successes.
The Russians are again sweeping forward in the Caucasus, but
on the lower Tigris tne uritisn advance is cnecKeo by tne rapid rise
of the river.
(Here follows a story of a Filipino boy and a Spanish girl, relat
ed in kittenish style, who, hand in hand, went to their death beneath
a cane car when it ran off the track, they being, 'ground to death,
according to the chronicler. The car was loaded with laborers and
ran into an open switch, the young couple making their record lov
ers' leap" at the time. Where and when all this happened the wire
less correspondent forgot to say. Ed. Gard. Isl.)
Needs Yolcano Museum
Honolulu Professor agger savs the Territory needs a volcano
museum, and points out the value of such as a tourist proposition
The annual gathering of persons interested in the work being done at
he volcano listen to instructive talk in which that point was included
Chiyo May Be Saved
San Francisco Owners of the Chiyo Maru have sent word here
that they still have hopes of saving the fine vessel.
Vocational Training Boosted
Washington Vocational educational is approved by the Senate
Mattopa Goes On
Philadelphia The Uritish steamer stopped some days ago by at
tack upon her captain by German stowaway, has resumed her voyage
tn Vloli,ncf rV- Tlii slnmnwav lias heen helfl fnr f-vnmiiintirm nc r
' his sanity.
Yuan's Chief Loses Head
San Francisco Tsai Naiwang, Yuan's ranking civil officer,
Lansing Makes Denial
Washington Secretary Lansing makes denial of report that pro
visional president of Mexico wants Pershing ordered home at once.
He has never received such a request from Mexico, i lie action of
the Mexican authorities is encouraging to hopes of speedy termina
tion of hunt after bandit.
London German statemen declare for friendship with the United
States, a progressive Reichstag man expressing the hope that America
would keep beyond the flames of war.
More Submarine Victims
More submarine victims were reported today. The British steam
er Simla was sunk in the Mediterranean, and the torpedoing of the
French sailing vessel St. Hubert is reported. No casualties in latter
Little activity in main war arena, the Germans claiming some
Villa Is Miles Away
San Francisco Villa is miles ahead of U. S. forces.
Dodd To Be Brigadier
Washington A bill was introduced in the Senate today to make
Colonel Dodd, the officer whose forces defeated Villa's army a few
days ago a brigadier general.
That Philippine Bill
The Philippine independence bill was presented in the House to.
rate Ut A Norwegian
The British Ambassador notified Secretary Lansing today that
the Norwegian sailing vessel Edna which was seized on the ground
that she was of German ownership though under a neutral flag, has
been ordered taken to England and that the discussion concerning her
title will be heard by a British prize court.
American Aviator Entertains
Tokio Art Smith, the spectacular aviator, is entertaining great
crowds in Japan with his remarkable feats.
President Yuan, of China, is seeking aid in Japan but this coun
try is not likely to assist him.
The Disturbance In China
Canton Kwangtung has deserted Yuan. Canton seethes.
Honolulu Local Chinese papers claim that the republicans are
winning in China. Lung Chi Kuaug, the governor of the province .
of Kwang Lung, declares the province independent of the Yuan gov
ernment, conforming with the wishes of the people.
Honolulu Washington will pass upon the question of whether
or not members of the legislature may hold commissions in the Na
The court rules that the Chinese general D. J. Wudan is not an
anarchist and that he may stay in Hawaii.
Friday, April 7
Honolulu Judge Stuart supplies pepper to luncheon of the
Rotary Club when he raps the Governor, scores Johnson and makes
fun of Forbes and Kuhio. Hawaii's militia head, answers in kind,
and says that Stuart is not mentally equally to the man who is packing
gun in the National Guard.
Supervisor Larsen thinks that Washington should be asked to
send an expert on conciete road work to the Islands.
A judge may come here to try Foster Davis, who was let out of
his position in. the Federal court, demons disqualifies himself. Many
attorney's line up for the defense. I
The aeroplane fleet of the United States is to be reorganized by
national fund. Air craft will be built with the fund and men train
ed to use them. It is claimed that Congress is displaying a gross lack
of interest in this branch of the service. It is figured that every aero
plane operating in Mexico is worth one thousand American soldiers.
Lady Would Kill Herself
Honolulu Mrs. Charlotte-Howell attempted suicide last night.
The Verdun Battle
London Paris reports that in a wierd underground battle, Ger
The Crown Prince succeeds in drive upon Haucourt, Captures
long battled for village but loses ground at Avocourt. Desperate ..
fighting for salient at St. Eloi is still on.
The Mexican Situation
Washington The government ships supplies through Mexican
concerns, i lie otate department receives tresli reports mat I'eiix
Diaz is gatheiing strength.
Carranza troops are again reported to be close on the trail of
A rumor that the Pershing expedition may be withdrawn from
Mexico is denied by Secretary Lansing.
Stanford Heir Appears
New York A relative of the late Leland Stanford sues lor inheri
tance. He claims that his mother and lawver connived to rob him.
One Zeppelin Brought Down
London One Zeppelin is reported to have been brought down
after attack. Believed to have been struck by aerial shell.
Japanese Are Interested
Tokio The naturalization cases in Hawaii ehav set Tckio talk
ing. Papers and people are quite interested.
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