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TMI OAXDIN ISLAND, TUESDAY, MAY 16, 1916
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Sir RogeHn Pilikia
London Sir Roger Casement, the man accusid of supplying
crms for the Irish revolution, faces the nolice court bar here. Trea
son may be charged against him,
Premier Asquith has gone from Dublin to Belfast for the purpose
of restoring order there.
On The West Front
Paris Heavy fighting on the west front today. Bombardment
at Verdun continued. Activity shown on British lines in northern
France and in Flanders.
Chinese And Germans
Honolulu It is stated that money is being raised among the
Chinese of Honolulu for the German cause. Iron crosses have been
displayed by Chinamen which, it was claimed, were received for con
tributions to the German campaign.
Postmaster V. F. Young has been called to Washington. As his
resignation has been pending for sometime it is apprehended that he
may not return.
Vaughan and Huber sworn into office today. New officials take
oath before representative gathering in Federal court.
Harry L. Strange, former manager of the Honolulu Gas Com
pany, has been given a commission in the British army.
Complete plans for the Waikiki reclamation work are now in the
hands of Superintendent Forbes, the cost to be S199.000.
Merchants meet andIiscuss Ford's Pan-Pacific exposition scheme
and endorse it. A committee is named to develop the project.
Monday, May 15
Honolulu The Republican" pot in Honolulu has started to boil
for the primary. It is conceded that tho hope of the party lies in
selecting good men for the Legislature. The terms of five Democrats
expire this year and a concentrated effort will be made to capture
those seats. Stalwarts of the party will call county committee and
leaders in conference soon.
First Infantry Does Well
The First Infantry, National Guard, makes a fine showing in the
elimination contests. Company K leads other infantry organizations
in field competitions.
Huber And Boxing
New District Attorney Huber when asked what he thought about
boxing said he believed in self government. In his opinion boxing
at the army posts should be left to the judgement of the commanding
The Position Of France
Paris In an address to the refugees the President of France yes
terday declared that the Teutons must come to France in a suppliant
spirit to obtain peace. He said that the Allies had received no offer
of peace from the central powers and expects none. The war will be
continued by the Allies. The Germanic alliance cannot hope to con
elude anv tready of its own making with the Allies and the conflict
must continue to a finish.
Pershing States Position
Headquarters American Expedition in Mexico General Persh
ing tears no oiUDrean oi .Mexicans against Americans aim says, on
the other hand, in a formal statement, that the Carranzaistas
are well disposed towards the American troops. He says that Ameri
can army is in Mexico awaiting orders. There have been no instruc
tions to move troops toward the border and no backward movements
are under way.
Kansan Gets Big Money
Boston The American-Hawaiian steamship Konsan has been
chartered for $22,000 a month to carrv supplies to St. Nazaire, France
for the Allies. This is the highest price ever paid for a freight-car
British Report Of Fighting
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ivOtiuon ihc mavs nave ueen naiieu in a Dig urive tliey were
making against the Turks on Kope front. Heavy losses have been
inflicted on the Muscovities in mountains through which they are
fighting to clean out the Moslems.
Tne Belgians at Dixniunue nave ueen tne object ot a terrific at
tack, the battle resulting being intense.
Italians have been reversed.
American Aviator Stoned
usaKa nri oinuu, uie American aviator, was stoned Here yes
terday when he failed to lly on schedule tune. The hangor where
his machine was stored was destroyed and his machine ruined. The
aviator himself was seriously injured by the rioters.
German Machine Destroyed
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jondon Anotiier uirigioie uas ueen nrougnt down oil the coast
Peace Advocates Impatient
Washington Peace bociety ask the President for action, Wants
him to offer services to warning nations.
Martial Law Relaxed
Dublin Asquith eases up on martial law in Ireland. Under the
modified regulations all are allowed to come and go between the hou
of 4 in the morning and midnight.
Rebels Loot And Flee
Sauto Domingo The rebels have evacuated the Dominican capi
tal, They stripped the torts ot guns and supplies and fled from th
Scandinavia Very Huhu
Berlin It is reported here that Norway. Sweden and Denmark
aie very angry with Great Britan fot interfering with the American
mails, and will take joint action against that country.
" " Wong Hin Switches Over
Tokio lieueral Wong Hin, who has arrived here, scores Yuan
Shin Kai, his statement greatly encouraging the Chinese revolution
ists in Japan, He says he is tinalterbalv opposed to the stand take
by the would-be emperor and will contest it to the lost.
Sunday, May 14
Honolulu Plans are to be launched for an exposition here in
1917-18. Alexander Hume Ford and his Hands-Around-The-Pacific
being back of the ambitious movement. Business men will discuss
the idea tomorrow. The scheme is of n Pacific gathering, with elab
orate program and building.
Editor Sheba writes a chatty letter from Tokio to say that he
thinks Japanese exclusion useless and annoying.
Affairs Not So Bad
Washington Affairs on the border of Mexico are not so bad as
they have been made to appear. The recent conference accomplished
results, but no information concerning it was given out of fear that
Mexicans might misunderstand the idea.
Carranza is still very sulky, on which account Langhorne paused
in his dash and sent a request back for reinforcements. Colonel Sib
ley and men have gone to his aid.
Summary Of War News
London The only fruit the Germans have of battling on the
west is the French dead at Verdun, which has been the scene of new
slaughter. The ttiplc offensive of the Germans against the British was
thrown back by a series of counter attacks.
Russians prepare again for von Hlndenberg.
Turks suffer in attempted surprise attack, and British in Kast
Africa are moving towards their goal.
Asquith Pleases Ireland
London Premier Asquith has prepared a suggestion for an Irish
council to manage the government of Ireland until home rule is read
The suggestion of the Premier is acclaimed by all.
Rich To Pay For Army
Washington The way the army plan is working itself out the
expenses of doubling the standing and volunteer armies will be borne
by the wealthy of the nation, the compromise reached after a long
ght regarding financing the proposition being a decision to increase
tin income tax and the tax on inheritances to cover the additional
Vessels Sunk Yesterday
London The British admiralty announced last night that the
British ship Colgate, from Portland to London, had been sunk by a
German submarine. The crew were forced to take to the boats on the
ligh seas. Twenty-four men are still missing; twelve landed at Brest,
The British steamer Eretania was also sunk without loss of life,
Food Riots Caused Resignation
Berlin The Mayday disorders, caused by the controversies over
the food situation, may have hastened the resignation of Dr. Clemens
Delbrueck, minister of the interior.
Washington -.The deadlock on army legislation came to an end
in Congress today when a compromise acceptable to both sides was
The regular army will have a peace footing of 206,000 men, with
provisions so that in time of war the strength may be easily expanded
to 254,000. Agreement on this has been definitely reached.
The volunteer plan of the Senate is left out but Federalizing of
the militia is approved.
Twenty-three generals are added to the army.
Important teatures ot the law arc citizens encampments at gov
ernment expunse, three-year enlistments, with four lor reserves and a
big increase in the aviation corps.
German Minister Retires
Berlin Announcement is officially made that Dr. Clemens Del-
brusck, minister of interior, has resigned. Ill health is given as the
cause for his retirement.
The Ghristian World Chronicle, a religious weekly published
here, says that in the second invasion of Prussia bv the Russians 15,
000 women, children and old men were taken to Russia,
In The Battle Zone
A French attack last night upon German positions east of Dead
Man's Hill was repulsed with heavy losses. Attempts of the French
to advance at Avocourt and Malancourt were likewise fruitless.
The French Version
Paris Violent Lombardment of French positions at Douaumont
today failed to accomplish its purpose. The German chaiges were
broken down with heavy losses.
National Guard Honored
Honolulu The new strength of the National Guard of Hawaii is
recognized in an order from Washington allowing three men from the
Guard to enter the West Point military academy. It appears that
twenty-eight were allotted to the National Guard of all the States
combined, and Hawaii was recognized to the extent of almost one
ninth of the total.
The u, a. a. at. l,ouis, nagsuip ot tne tniru division, will come
to Honolulu and join the submarine fleet.
J , A. Magoon will leave Wednesday tor Washington to oppose
the franchise of the Rapid Transit Company. He claims to be work
ing for the public interest,
Report of a stock diyidend on Pioneer is not confirmed. Directors
say they have not yet acted.
Saturday, May 13
Honolulu A flood of counterfeit dimes has appeared in the citv
and there are also bogus half dollars. U. S, Marshal Siniddy is al
ready working on the matter and expects soon to. laud the croaks.
Tin Rapid Transit conductors were.hrst hit by the bogus dunes.
Ground swapped Back And Forth
London Switching their attack for the time being frem Verdun
to Hulluch, the Teutons attacked and took trenches that were held
by the British. Counter attacks in force were launched by the British
immtdiately after, however, and trenches wert retaken.
The Mexican Problem
Washington First Chief's troops leaves as Pershing starts home.
The rift in relations at the border grows wider as the news of
fresh raid on American towns reaches the United States capital.
Mexican bandits won't discuss exchange of prisoners.
Major Langhorne and his cavalrymen have been sant across the
Rio Grande again to rescut Jesse Deering from captors.
Obregou left the border yesterday.
General Bliss announces that the pursuit of Villa into Mexico has
ceased and that Pershing is making preparations for his northward
President Is Resting
President Wilson is resting over the week-end. He is spending
today and tomorrow on the Presidential vacht, Mayflower.
Asquifh's Trip To Ireland
London Much is hoped of Premier Asquith s trip to Ireland, as
he will probably take personal charge of the situation there and do
much in restoring order and harmony.
Executions mav cease when he returns home. Two more rebel
leaders were shot to death vesterday.
Ireland is comparatively quiet.
Floaters From The Wreck
San Francisco The steamer City of Para has picked up another
life boat from the wrecked steamer Roanoke and found in it the body
of Second Officer Denns. The Yosemite wirelessed "that she had also
found a boat containing a body. The search is being kept up by tor
pedo boat destroyers.
Deadlock Still On
Washington The deadlock over army reorganization is still on
although it is expected that the Senate and House conferees may reach
an agreement today.
and has otherwise
Boy-ed Honored By Kaiser
Copenhagen Emperor Wtlhelni has decorated
for his splendid rascality in the United States,
honored the former military attache.
British Seize A Steamer
San Francisco The steamer Tjikmseng has arrived at Hongkone
without papers and has been seized by the British authorities.
Will Put 'em To Sleep
New York An American invention, a powerful sprayer of an
anaesthetic, has been ordeted for use by the Allies in large quantities.
The composition of this anaesthetic is kept profoundly secret. It is
claimed for it that it will put the enemy to sleep for three hours.
while the sprayer is able to project it to great distances.
New York There are no definite hopes for an early peace, says
S. S. McClure, veteran newspaper and magazine publisher who re
turned today from a trip aboard. He says that Germanv and Austria
desire i eace for commercial reasons but that there is no fear)f defeat
Sympathy For The Outlaws
Washington Representative L. C. Dyer, of St. Louis, introduc
ed a resolution in the House expressing the horror of the American
people at the execution of Irish revolutionists. The tesolution was
sent to committee without discussion.
The army bill is now up in the air and no harmony is near.
Mexicans In Arizona
Tuscon A band of Mexican outlaws is said to have raided Pala
ris camp below Lochiel on the Arizona-Mexico border. Col. Wm. H.
Ayer, the commander at Nogales, has despatched a company of infan
try and twelve cavalrymen to guard Lochiel and furnish a patrol for
other towns and hamlets along this part of the border.
The Talk Around Honolulu
Honolulu W H. Hutton has been named probation officer by
Judge Whitney Hutton has b een clerk to Detective McDuffie and po
lice officer. -He was in Lihue with the Civic Convention and led the
fun on the night of the "jinks" in Lihue Social hall.
New Attorney Tomorrow
S. C. Huber, the new U. S, District attorney, will arrive tomor
row. He and Judge Vaughan will quality on Monday.
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