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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, MAY 23, 1916
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Brandeis Has One Majority
Washington The Judiciary Committee favors Brandeis for the
Supreme court. The Boston lawyer, who has been appointed to the
supreme bench by President Wilson, has one vote majority for con
firmation. Santo Domingo To Be Quieted
Washington The troubles in Santo Domingo will be subdued.
Admiral Caperton has been instructed to so distribute his sailors and
marines as to secure complete quiet.
Suffrage For Filipino Women
The amendment proposed by Representative Mann, granting suf
frage to Filipino women, has passed the House.
Mining Properties Looted
El Paso American and other foreign owned mining properties
in Cuatroce have been looted.
Vessels Sunk At Sea
London Lloyd's agency announced last' night that the Greek
steamer Anastasios Coroneos, French steamer Languedoe and Italian
bark Erminia have been sunk at sea.
London German and Russian warships are believed to be bat
tling in the Baltic Sea. Heavy cannonading at sea is heard at points
along the Swedish coast, according to despatches from Sweden today.
A Copenhagen despatch says that the German steamship Worms,
bound from Sweden for Germany, is reported to have been sunk.
" Th" Swedish steamer Rosalind struck a mine near Stockholm
and sunk. No casualties resulted.
Verdun Fighting Continues
Paris The Verdun battle goes into its fourth month and its in
tensity seems to increase. In the region around Dead Man's Hilltne
fighting is now something awful.
The French have captured several blockhouses from the Germans
in Avocourt and trenches in the outskirts of Vaux. The Germans
have been repulsed.
Austrians Still Progressing
Berlin The Austrians have met with further successes on the
Italian lines. Tliev have made further progress in Tyrol, carrying
Armentara peak and occupyinir additional villages; and in the pass
few days have captured more than 3 000 Italians.
The U. S. and Britain
WashingtonThe United States stands firm on the matter ot in
terruption of the mails at sea. A new note to Britain on the subject
has been completed and is now before the President for reyision.
Lynch Not To Die
Ambassador Walter Ilines Page cabled from London today that
the death sentence of Jerry Lynch had been commuted to ten years
German Artillery Active
Berlin German artillery is very active on several fronts. Official
reports tell of nine enemy machines shot down in the last two davs.
Companies Would Dodge Taxes
Honolulu Sixteen sugar companies have decided to contest
their Territorial assessments for taxes. Letters received by the de
partment protest against valuations totalling over sixteen millions
dollars. Proceedings will likely begin next month. All but one case
will be determined by the tax appeal court.
Monday, May 22.
Honolulu Civil Engineer lames T. Taylor defends the Nuuanu
dam from attack. He says it is perfectly safe.
Russians Relieve Bagdad
London By a remarkable dash along the Turkish front, an
army of the famous Cossacks' of the Czar's armv lms rfnhA.i
joined forces with the British detachment south of Bagdad.
The military is surprised at this news, but delighted.
The Russian reinforcements are in such numbers that the situa
tion at Bagdad is changed, and the people of the ancient city are flee
ing from the oncoming Slavs. Bagdad is garrisoned by 20,000 Turks,
which is inadequate force to stop Russians.
The regret of the British is that this dash of the Russians did
not happen earlier and the fall of Kutel-Amara would not have oc
curred. Moving Toward Constantinople
Military authorities believe that the Russian armv operating
sgainst Trebizond will reach the Bosphorous at the end ot May. The
Turks are being slowly cut off from their line of communication with
Roosevelt Campaign Started
jncw oric l lie Republicans start the Roosevelt campaign
lie pulse will be sounded regarding the Colonel.
Bandits Attack Americans
Headquarters U. S. Army in Mexico Attacked by bandits
icc.i uuuu ui Hie in uavairy lougnt a skirmish near the town of
Temosachic. One American was seriously wounded. The bandits
were uisierseii uy me troopers.
Columbia Park Boys Killed
san i-rancisco inree Columbia Park boys .were kliled in an auto
Miss Spring-Rice Charged
ts.i c ti
uiucuku fjcnsauuiiai cnarges nave been made against Angela
Spring-Rice, sister of Ambassador Sit Cecil JSpring-Rice, the charges
being brought out at a meeting of Sinn Fein sympathizers here' yes
terday. The speaker said that Miss Spring-Rice had aided the Sinn
Fein in getting arms into Ireland.
Britisher Under False Flag
Berlin Despatches from Melinporg declare that the British sub
marine which sunk the German steamer Traver flew the German flag
to decoy the steamer from the protection of Swedish waters.
Storm In Oklahoma
DennisonjTexas It is found that nine were killed and over thir
ty injured in the hurricane which struck Kemp Saturday eyauing.
Roofs of houses were lifted and other freak work was accomplished
by the fierce gale. Rescue work is being carried out systematically
and sufferers relieved.
Germans Capture Prisoners
London Berlin reports the capture of 1300 prisoners and the re
pulse of the Russian attack made against their lines in the Dvinsk
region. Gains are also announced in the Caucasus.
Japanese Consul Talks
Honolulu The Japanese consul addressed his people last night
on the subject of world peace after the war is over, with particular
reference to the Pacific ocean.
Sunday, May 21 t
Italians Sustain Defeat In Tyrol
Vienna Italy's defeat in the Tyrol seems to be complete. Aus
trians take 13,000 prisoners and large number of guns and howitzers.
Thames Air Raid
Berlin German sea-planes raid the Thames. Berlin reports all
returned safely, London contradicts and reports one shot down.
Cyclone Wipes Cut Town
Dennison, Tex Oklahoma town wiped out when cyclone hits
it. Call for help has been received from Kemp, a little town report
ed to have been wiped out by cyclone early last night, Oulp meagre
reports received. Eighteen are known to be dead, and many injured.
Relief train with doctors sent to stricken district.
Mediators Must Not Meddle
Paris Mediators are warned not to meddle in the war just now..
Le Temps declares that neither Pope Benedict nor President Wilson
would be welcome at present by Allies. Pope based his ideas on Ger
man falsehoods. A Paris publication, in apparent special article, says
Entente will accept only its own terms when end comes.
Germans Driven Back At Verdun
London Germans driven back at Verdun. Have big losses.
Many bsttles gain French some ground in Champagne.
Merchant Marine Planned
Germans plan for merchant marine. Government will help rc
place lost ships as soon as war has ended.
Pr.ris Swiss are teady to defend their borders. Switzerland is
nervous for fear Germans will thrust through Switzerland to attack
Washington Curranza is now ready to tell Lansing just how he
feels. New note is on the way in which the Scott-Obregon agree
ment is ratified.
Americans are withdrawing from advance posts, and 6th Cavalry
is transferred from Columbus to Big Bend district, being duet or each
Marathon sometime tomorrow.
Greek Collier Sunk
Toulon Twenty seven members of the Greek collier, which was
sunk by an Austrian submarine, reached port yesterday.
Coffers Well Stocked
Washington The U. S. Treasury Department is ahead $9X,
000,000. Fiustrated income frauds and evasions alone net $8,380,185.
Honolulu The Coastwise law is not inviolable. Administration
shipping bill exempts Islands from some restrictions. Geographical
recognition is given. Foreign built ships get their American registry.
Better vacation plan is launched by Honolulu Women's ciubs.
Will have vacation work for school children beginning this "year. Mis.
T. Moore will be in charge,
Chicago Boom for Gen. Leonard Wood for president is strongly
supported by friends of military man in advance of meeting of repub
licans early in Tune. Gen. Wood's friends are creditably riported as
planning to present his name to national convention as a republican
compromise candidate. Supporters claim he is acceptable to Col.
Army Bill Gets House Approval
Washington The armv bill nears completion. By overwhelm
ing vote lower house adopts important legislation, giving the U, S
army a peace strength of 211,000 and militia to be widely federalized.
British Coast Raided
London The English coast was again raided by German planes
Six were killed and 136 hurt, when sea planes dropped bombs in sev
Britain delavs action in Jerrv Lynch's case.
Paris Very quiet on Verdun front today.
Germans attempted to crosr the Yser north of Ypres but were
repulsed by British, They repeatedly attempt but with same result
and great loss.
Exports To China Forbidden
Japan forbids shipments of arms to China. Action taken on ac
count of efforts of Germans to ship guns to India.
To Conserve Cash
Shanghai Yuan Shih Kai issued mandate to government banks
ordering them to discontinue paying out cash for note3.
Honolulu Twenty one new school houses will be asked for soon
Henrv W. Kinnev nrenarihe recommendations to various boards of
Stocks stronger. Oahu shares again gain a full point in a day
and other securities hold strong.
Saturday, May 20
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Honolulu The financial stress of the city of Honolulu may be re
lieved soon. The increase in tax values promises togive the munici
pality funds in the near future. When the city receives its share ot
the money from the Territory the first thing to be done will be the li
quidation of registered warrants against the city and county.This will
require a very large sum.
More Dividends Coming
Six plantations have iust announsed dividends, the total to be
paid out being S657.802. The plantations are Hawaiian Sugar Ma
kaweli, Kahuku, McBryde, Faia, Hutchinson and Paauhau,
The organization of the Queen Victoria war relief movement in
Honolulu is now complete.
Roosevelt In Ford's Town
Detroit Roosevelt delivered his speech on Americanism here
last night and made a big hit. One woman made a spectacular offer
of hei two sons to the cause of preparedness, and Roosevelt replied
that if the mothers of the land would do the same war would be im
The Drop In Sugar
Honolulu The drop in the quotation on sugar from 6.I6 to 6.02
'was occassional by Porto Rican sales, which forced the market down
The effect on the mainland market was instantaneous and gave Hono
lulu's Wall street a severe jolt,
Honolulu will have a Red Cross tag day.
Needs Oil For Navy
Washington Secretary Daniels has requested the President to
set aside a certain portion of the oil field of California, it being re
quired by the navv for its future oil supply. It is feared that a meas
ure now pending in Congress would bar the possibility of acquiring
any such property easily in future.
Italians Licked By Austrians
London Italy yields large areas of her front to Austria. After
continued bombardment of their front by enemy forces the Italians
abandon two valleys and evacuate other points.
The reverse was unattended by any serious losses.
Another Balkan Campaign
The troops of Franz Joseph are now reported to be preparing for
another offensive campaign in the Balkans where troops arc' arriving
Troops To Remain In Mexico
Washington American troops will not be withdrawn from Mexi
co. The Sibley-Langhorne expedition will remain in its present posi
Positive word was received here yesterday that Villa is again in
Haiti And Santa Domingo
The Dominican revolution has started trouble in Haiti and the
United States takes advance steps to preserve the peace there.
To Filibuster Ship Purchase
The Democratic plan to press the ship purchase bill again started
a filibuster, bringing Representative Mann into action.
Earthquakes In Italy
Rimini Central Italy was racked by earthquake shocks Tuesday
A Billet For Fletcher
Washington Admiral Fletcher, who will soon retire from the
sea, will succeed Admiral Badger on the General Navy Board.
Oregon For Hughes
Portland In their primary the Republicans threw a majority of
their votes to Hughes, who led Cummins and Burton, both of whom
stumped the State. The Democrats had only the name of President
Wilson on their ticket.
Germany Would Quit There
Washington Germany considers that her last note to Washing
ton closed the submarine question.
Chicago American defense, the demand of Roosevelt, will be
the keynote of the Republican convention, is the plan. Prepared
ness program shaping up for Chicago conclave. Mr. Roosevelt car
ries the preparedness fight into Mr. Ford's State.
Italian-Austrian battle hotter.
Outlaw Band Broken Up
Headquarters U. S. Army in Mexico A band of 25 outlaws.
formerly cowboys, belonging to the Hearst ranch, has been broken
up, Ten were killed and six captured.
Austrians And Italians
Berlin The Italian forces have been driven back by the Austri
ans on the Izonzo front, but the Italians are making a stiller resis
tance and the battle is hotter than before. The Austrians are making
continued progress in the valleys southeast of Roverto, near Trent
Explosion Of Boiler
The Overseas Nows Agency says that survivors of the White
Star liner Cymric assert that that vessel was sunk as a result of an
explosion in her boilers. The Cymric went down off the Irish coast
on May 8. .
rierce righting today
Paris Two fresh German divisions were launched acainst the
French today in a furious attack at Avocourt and Hill 304. Violent
fighting continues. The attacks were unsuccessful though the Ger
mans got a footing south of Hill 287, east of Avocourt. The Germans
attempted to capture a fort on Hill 304.
Austria To Invade Italy?
One hundred and fifty steamers have arrived at Fiume. Austria
to transport Austrian soldiers and act as fleet convoy over the Adria
tic to Durazzo. It is supposed that the Austrians intend attnekine'
Avalona in force.
Mrs. Knight In Court
San Franci sco Mrs. Elizabeth J. Knight today filed suit for
divorce against Fred J. Knight, alleging failure to provide.
Fight Against Pinkham
Honolulu The fight in the Democratic
delegates is really a fight against Pinkham.
will have to fight for places.
Aviator Makes Big Hit
Tokio Art Smith, the American aviator, went up to a erent
height today during a thunderstorm and startled a bic crow hv
looping the loop at a high elevation. His friends feared he would
surely be electrocuted. The exploit was successfully aacomplihed
Friday, May 19
Honolulu Citizens organize to frame charter for municipality.
Former Governor Frear is elected chairman from civic members. The
presiding officer outlines" policies and tells conference that in frnminrr
constitution for the city the Legislature must be consulted.
The Queen's hospital begins improving entire equipment. Re
ceipt of splendid apparatus signals installation of fine department.
Other innovations include screened wards and big annex, Charges
will oe niguer
The cruiser St, Louis will soon come here. Two destroyers
pectea to oe ancieu to nawan base at i'eari Harbor.
Chinese Leader Killed
Tokio General Shung Ki, friend and intimate of Dr. Sun Yat
Sen, liberator of China, is shot by an assasion in the French
Honolulu Chinese republicans of Honolulu are shocked at the
killing of Shung Ki. Woodan pays high tiibute to dead revolution-
1SI ailU buys lie wua uuc ui iiuutcai uuic-i ill vllllia. AS tile RSUlt of
the assassination the French authotities have redoubled their guard
over the safety of Sun Yat Sen, both day and night,
Italians llieck Austrians
London Italy hits back hard and the Austrians are checked
Latins and Austrians are now engaged in most sanguinary conflict nf
the war, Everywhere in foothills ' f the Alps Victor Emanuel hurl
the enemy back. Massed attacks by forces of Franz Joseph are count
ered with terrific thrusts and artillery fire that crushed legions,
President Intervenes For Lynch
Washington The President leaves theater which he was attend
ing to use his influence to prevent the execution of Joseph Lynch
tried and convicted of taking part in the Irish rebellions. Lynch was
former president of the Philo Celtic Society in New York. He was a
naturalized citizen and when the news reached Senator Ogorman he
and the president cabled friends in Ireland and London to try to pre
vent execution of the Irish-American.
The intervention of the President has saved the life of the president.
Revenues are larger tnan estimated. Prosperity and
tion increase funds available for preparedness program.
Baltic Raiding Resumed
Raiding in the Baltic has been resumed by the Allies
German ships have been sunk bv British and Russians.
The Australian wheat crop this year will be marketted by pool
This will affect such surplus as is not needed by the Allies.