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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, MAY 2, 1916
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Army Bill Near Settlement
Washington The Chamberlain army mil is RaininR steadily in
favor. The peace strength will be 180,000 and 250,000 war footing
of regulars. This plan has been virtually agreed to. causing a break
in the deadlock.
The House measure will give the country a much larger force
than Hay bill.
Many Japanese Lives Lost
Tokio Japanese drowned by the hundreds when the dam at Ya
mada gave way. A large part of the city was submerged and the
principal buildings were wrecked. This is the fitst experience of the
Japanese with a wreck of this kind.
Honolulu News Items
Honolulu An ordinance being drafted by City Attorney Cristey
will cut the power of the city purchasing agent.
Judge Wilder begins a new injunction move on Superintendent
Forbes. Popers were filed in the Circuit Court this morning.
Monday, May 1
Honolulu Police Officer Fred Wright is dead from
ived in collision with John Silva, mail carrier.
ec Dr. Raymond scores a victorv in the Maui Democratic county
.dinutnittee, and he has been certified as the winner in the delegateahip
. .iit. This will increase the lead of Jarret over Wilson.
The McCandles3 faction is laying plans to carry the fight into the
111 ' Irish Rebellion Up In Smoke
a. London Leaders of the Irish rebellion surrender and advise
their followers to cive up. The backbone of theSotitbreak is broken
r.nd now government troops are rounding isolated bands of revolution
ists. Dublin is badly wrecked and many people are going hungry.
Many prisoners taken.
Food situation proves serious.
Volcano Park Assured
Honolulu Making National parks of Hawaii s volcano areas is
now assured. McClellan sends a despatch to Honolulu to the effect
that the Senate committee which has been considering the matter has
sent it back with a favorable report. This assures final enactment o
the measure, says Mr. McClellan.
In The Fight Zone
London French gain trenches and prisoners in Verdun lighting
They press back forces of the Crown Prince in several places north of
the fortresses, recapturing ground lost to the Teutons in their dnyes
The Vosges region is again the scene of a fierce struggle.
Russians Retire From Germans
The Russians are compelled to give back south of Lake Naacoz
under attack of the Teutons. They lost cannon and small arms.
Britain's Heaviest Blow
The fall of Kut-el-Amara is still attracting principal attention
The press considers this England's greatest blow.
Indians Capture Auslrians
Bellingham Armed Lumi Indians have captured eight Austrian
fishermen at Hale's Pass, the prisoners being taken to Lummi Island
and held. The vicinitv where the Auslrians were caught is one of
Washington's Indinn reservations and the sheriff says he has noauth
ority to rescue theni.the United States being alone in authority there
The action of the Indians comes as a climax to a long clash overfish
Mexican Conferees Mark lime
El Paso The conference here over Mexican affairs has come to a
standstill, everybody waiting for further instructions from President
Awaiting Germany's Reply
Washington Secretary Lansing announced last night that h
had heard notking further on the German situation.
Unofficial reports declare that Germany is preparing to agree to
use her submarines against ships as cruisers only. Under this rule
no boats would be sunk unless their cargoes contained more than fifty
per. cent, of contraband.
Japan Adopts Zeppelins
Tokio Taoan adopts the German dirigible for the army and will
build four Zeppelins during the month of May.
Unarmed Britisher Sunk
London The British steamer Teal, unarmed, has been sunk by
a Teutonic submarine in the war zone. Crew rescued.
Scotch Dislike Conscription
Ginstrmv--The Scottish Trade Unions congress, assembled las
week, voted against compulsory military service.
Japanese Town Flooded
Tokio The town of Yamada has been inundated by a flood which
he breakinc of a big impounding dam belonging to th
Yamada Iron Foundry.
Sunday, April 30
Honolulu The proposed charter of the Honolulu Rapid Trausi
& Land Company has been submitted by the attorneys to the publi
Tohn Waterhouse Iras purchased the Howard Villa for $100,000
and will use it for a residence. The mansion is one of the nia
tiful homes in the Islands.
Progressives Hold Meeting
Progressives in convention express willingness to enter agree
ment with Republicans. Peace with honor and recognition of their
nrii,ninU; is nil thev ask of Republicans at Chicago convention.
Kighty-five delegates appeared last night.
gate anu A. U. . a;kiusoh ior iwuuuai
mous choices of the meeting.
Break Is Inevitable
Berlin Bleak between the United Slates, and Gciiranv is in
evitable, says Reventlow. Secretary clouds decision of the Kaiser.
Hie German reply is ready but no hint of contents is given out and
the press hazards no comments. It will Rath Ambassador viernid
The Germans report victory on the cast front against the Rus
Irish Revolt About Over
London The revolt in Ireland verges on collapse. Leaders shot
and many prisoners are taken. Only sniping going on now. All
Ireland condemns the revolt.
John Redmond calls upon the Irish nationalists to hold themselves
ready to be at the disposal of the government.
Conference At El Paso
El Paso Generals Scott, Funstou and Obregon held n conference
yesterday. No statement was given out but it is believed that the
Mexicans asked that American troops be withdrawn as real prelimi
nary to conterence. .Mexicans cannot discus's issue involving further
cooperation south of the boundary.
It is again reported that Villa is dead.
Russians Defeat Turks
Petrograd The Turks break before the Russians once more and
the latter are sweeping back all resistance on the Caucasus front.
Germany Ready To Withdraw
Paris The Germans are ready to end the battle at Verdun. Their
losses ate believed to have been too heavy, even for the Crown Prince.
National Guard About To Win
Washington The National Guard is about to win. Senate will
probably drop the volunteer plan to break committee deadlock.
Small Boats Wrecked
Honolulu The Dixie Marti, Harold L. Morris' fine fishing sam
pan, is on tne rocks oil the Molokai light and will be a total loss.
The power schooner Lauai, owned by George Clark and others.
is also on the rocks near Kaunakakai, same island. News of both
disasters reached here this morning.
Northern Pacific May Come
The big Hill liner Northern Pacific may come here on a
special trip in July, providing traffic enough for the trip is offered,
News to this effect has been received by the Promotion Coniinitte
from San Francisco.
The charter plan of the Rapid Transit Company is finished and
will be presented before a mass meeting for discussion in the Senate
chamber next Tuesday night. It makes a definite provision that the
city shall receive 2,4 per. cent, of the gross transportation receipts.
British Expedition Surrenders
Loudon The men besieged in the Tigris citv of Kutelmara since
the first week of last December have surrendered to the Turks. Of
ficial announcement of the fall of the garrisoned chy was made early
The British force, originally numbering 20,000 men, had been
reduced to 10.000 after almost incessant fighting preceding capture.
Before surrender General Townshend destroyed all guns and munitions
which remained in stock. It is Relieved that Townshend surrendered
to avoid starvation.
Dublin Situation Serious
Despatches received here from Dublin say that Sackville and
Grafton streets are filkd with flames as the houses of the inhabitants
are removed to clear wav for use of the artillery on the stronghold of
the Sinn Feiners. The Exchange Agency says that signs of rebellion
are approaching. Reinforcements have put the would-be rebels at a
There of instances of rebels having shot down women and chil
dren. The rebels also set fire to the largest drygoods store and the
Imperial Hotel, of Dublin.
lames Connolly, one of the Sinn Fein leaders, is reported killed.
The city is short of bread.
Others news savs that upwards of 100 were killed and wounded.
Rioters barricaded in houses commanding the street junctions kept
up a constant fusilade. Some of the casualties are reported to have
been among loyal civilians who were taking no part in the demon
stration. No official announcement was due today in regard to the situa
tion in Ireland.
Great Verdun Battle Ended
Paris The great battle of Verdun is now ended, after eleven
weeks of almost incessant fighting.
The German batteries are being withdrawn in considerable num
bers from their positions.
Saturday, April 29
Honolulu Hawaiian government securities are again showing
strength in eastern cities. Refunding bonds have sold at par to east
ern bankers and the government announces that lots have been pur
chased by local people. The heaviest purchaser has been a national
umiK ui incw uik. i ne uuiiunisiriuion sucks out ior tne uest price
possible under condition ot the market.
The Irish Rebellion
London Dublin rebels have been driven from St. Stephens'
ureen. me government admits mat tne revolt lias passed the stage
ot a mere not. Details ot battling with the Sinn Fein revolutionists
are to the effect that the latter seized government buildings from
which they cannot be dislodged. I he rebels have lost the sympathy
of the country.
Reports From Riot Ceutcr
lieltast, Ireland A Uritish guunoat yesterday afternoon shelled
the Sinn Fein headquarters here, after which troops attacked and can-
tureci u wunoni irouoie.
It is reported that James Larkin, president of the Transport
worKers, leu tne revolutionists.
t. ! i i .).. .1. ...- .i . .
ii lb aumuicu uy uie .minorities mat cuey were unable to stop
the lebellion. Business houses were closed and street 'cars in the
Heart ot tne city stopped.
it is unpossiuie to give any detinue idea of the killed and
After Irish Newspapers
jncw vork ine u. b. district attorney's otiice here yesterday
began investigating vitriolic attacks on President Wilson appearing
in the Irish-American press. The district attorney will decide if at
tacks cannot be legally punishable as crimes.
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