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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, MAY 30, 1916
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The Fighting At Verdun
Berlin Artillery duels are continuing todav on both sides of the
Meuse. Two weak attacks by the Frenh at Cuiniers failed complete
ly, the attacking forces being nearly annihilated.
Republican Booms Start
Chicago Two more booms in the presidential race are started,
Moves are made for Dtipont. the powder magnate, and for Justice
Hughes. Chicago is getting ready for the big convention.
The selection of Harding to be temporary chairman is a challenge
Honolulu News Notes
Honolulu Rumors are rife of a new hotel to go on the site of
Hustace Villa at Waikiki.
F. L. Davis, former U, S. court clerk, is freed by Judge Morrow,
who came from the coast to trv the case. The court holds that the
indictment does not show offense against the United States.
Will Wayne, now clerk of the Oahu Loan Fund Commission, has
been appointed private stcretary to Governor Pinkham.
Yuan Shih Kai Poisoned
Tokio A Tokio paper declares that Yuan Shih Kai, president
of China, was poisoned. Paralysis story is contradicted.
Monday, May 29
' Honolulu The Japanrse T. K. K. steamship line has purchased
the Siberia and Korea, two of the vessels of the Pacific Mail Steam
ship Company , and will put them on the local run. Honolulu Japa
nese are delighted with the expansion plans of the company.
Teutons Invade Greece
Athens The Teutons and Bulgars lake a slap at their foe in the
Balkaus and then deliberately invade Greece, without warning, seiz
ing important strategic positions from Greek troops and forcing the
defenders to leave.
The Greeks are verv much excited over this action. A meeting
was held at Salonika yesterday and another will be held today to de
vise some course of action.
Oil Operators Protest
Washington Oil operators in Mexico are being crushed by re
volutionary conditions anil complaint is being made by them to Wash
ington that the Carranzaistas are ruining their business.
The new revolution is a failure, lacking support.
Local military men are surprised that army officers will consent
to sit in the trial of the Texas militiamen.
Battles Rage All Over
London Battles rage in all war zones but no gains are claimed.
Both French and German' despatches tell of furious attacks and count
ers on the western front without result. Both sides appear to be cer
tain of victory at Verdun.
The Russians smash the Teutonic offensive in the region of Lake
Drizviaty, while the Austrians continue to hammer away at the Itali
ans, The Republican Slogan
Chicago Americanism and Defense is the slogan of the Repub
lican party. Chairman Hillis says that the platform will also deal
with the tariff and merchant marine.
Enormous Revenue Collections
Washington Revenue agents will collect a half billion dollars
during the fiscal vear ending June 30, according to advance report.
This exceeds by several millions the highest collections of the past.
Troops Return To Quarters
El Paso Two troops of the 8th. Cavalry have arrived at Fort
Bliss from the pursuit of Villaistas in Mexico. The command was
under Majjr I.anghcine.
Americans With France
P.irii Many Americans fight for France
have joined the famous French foreign legions
report has been investigated before, and it developed that the Anieri
cans (!) joining the foreign legions referred to were French members
of those outfits who were in America and had returned, together with
a sprinkling of negroes from Hayti and Santo Domingo Kd, Gard.
Fighting Near Shanghai
Shanghai Severe fighting is reported near Shanghai, federal and
revolutionary forces heing in coullict.
A Japanese woman wounded by a stray bullet has drawn forth
protest from the Japanese consul.
"Jim" Hill Near Death
St. Paul James J. Hill, the multi-niillioiiaire railroadman,
at the point of death and no hope is held out for his recovery.
Germans Execute Spies
Amsterdam The German military authorities at Brussels have
executed tnree alleged spies, beven others have been sentenced to
Villa's Supplies Captured
WashingtonDespatches from American army headquarters say
that a cache of Villa supplies has been found, including machine
guns, ammunition and other stuff.
Saturday, May 27
Honolulu The army reorganization bill means millions more to
be poured into Honolulu. One tenth of annual appropriation will be.
expended here, when the garrison is expanded up to official plans.
Waters from windward Oahu, passing through the new tunnel,
reach Wahiawa to make the dream regarding Oahu plantation come
true. The greatest irrigation project of the Islands formally opened
and put to use. There were cheers for Engineer Jorgensen when the
mammoth job was called a complete success.
Wilsou's Efforts For Peace
Washington President Wilson has sent out a feeler for reace,
and there are great hopes in the United States that it may prove suc
cessful. Peace must have a firm foundation in justice and absolute
freedon of the seas is one of the essentials.
Hundreds of hem
at the front. (This
Crowds Cheer For leddy
Oyster Bav Crowds cheer for Roosevelt sftcr parade at Ovster
Bay. In a speech Roosevelt dcclntcs that wc want no hyphen in our
Yuan Shi Kai Stricken
Tokio President Yuan Shih Kai, of China, has been stricken
with apoplexy. He has lost the faculty of speech and his condition
is thought to be serious. Prior to the stroke the Ptcsident had an
nounced his intention of withdrawing from office as scon as a suc
cessor could be found.
Killing Goes Merrily On
London Killing goes on, without other icsttlts at any point.
The battle line at Verdun swas back and forth over old gtound.
The Italian nnd Austrian teports arc contradictory.
Villa Again Located
Washington It is reported from Mexico that Villa has again
been located and an effort will be made to cnptuie him.
Railroad Magnate HI
St. Paul James J. Hill, the railroad magnate, was operated on
yesterday for a serious ailment and it is feaicd he may not rallv. He
is in a serious condition.
Divine Healer Held
Los Angeles Prince August Schradcr, alleged divine healer, is in
jail for fraudulent use of the mails.
Martial Law In Ireland
Dublin The martial low rule made at the opening of the rebel
lion will not be lifted for the present. This announcement was made
last night and was received with dissatisfaction.
Honolulu Oahu Sugar Connuun's great wcler project began
business today, with many visitors watching I lit ii.itial flows.
Murderer Found 'Guilty
New York Dr. Aithur Waile is found guilty of murder in the
To Try Guardsmen
Washington Officeis were selected today to try the Texas Na
tional Guardsmen who refused to obey when ordeicd to the Mexican
border. These men gave family and business reasons for failuie to
respond to the call.
Withdrawal Not Considered
It was announced today that Gen. Gavira, the Mexican com
mander at Juarez, and Gen. Pershing are not considering the with
drawal of troops from Mexico as had been at first reported.
President Yuan To Resign
London A Peking despatch today says that President Yuan has
announced his intention to resign as soon as a suitable successor is
Gerard Is Optimistic
declares he is confident
meanwhile the fighting
Berlin American Ambassador Gerard
that the end of the war is in sight. In tin
goes furiously on.
London Vienna asserts that the Italians have lost heavily, but
Rome reverses the story.
The French have retaken a part of dinners.
An Austrian Report
Vienna Storming the Italian positions one after the other on
the Carnak Alps, from Verde to Maria, the Austrians in the last few
davs have won repeated successes and are inflicting much damage on
the enemv. Have captured 2,500 Italians.
Story Of The Italians
Ronu After furious battling in Lagnne valley the Austrians
have been reversed and the Italians are now on the offensive there
Hie Italians have checked the Austrians every where exct pt the sector
of Astico nnd Roverto, where the Italians retired from advanced posi
ttons and took up protected positions in rear.
German Effort Fails
Paris On the opposite side of the Meuse a German effort to gain
the neighborhood of Fort Douaumont was repulsed.
Moravia's Crew Landed
Thirty members of the crew of the Italian steamer Moravia have
reached the port of Vendres. They sav that the Moravia, which was
bound from New York for Genoa with a cargo of flour, was sunk
without warning bv a German submarine.
British Steamer Sunk
London i ne mitisn steamer uanjoio nas Deen suhk in tiie war
zone without casualties.
French Leader Dead
Paris General Gallieni, the famous French soldier, died today
after a long illness.
Western Pacific's Troubles
Sin Francisco Judge Maurice Dooling in the Federal court to
day fixed an upset price at which the Western Pacific Railway might
be sold. The railroad is now in the hands of a receiver after ycaisof
financial difficulties, involving George J. Gould's railroad fights.
Sunday, May 27
Honolulu The Hawaiian Electric Company will "fight against
the charges of the Public Utilities Commission.
Politics Soon Beginning
The open season for politics will begin next week when Republi
can precinct clubs will hold nieetingr. for the nomination of officials.
The central committee is making preparations for the struggle, work
ing to stir gentral interest in the fight for the Legislature.
Germany And Peace
Washington The German government may treat with President
Wilson with a yiew to bringing about an end to the war. Reports
from Get man v say that the Kaiser is prepared to grant complete res
toration of independence to Belgium and evacuate French soil.
Colonel House may open the way to peace.
Alsace-Lorraine will not be surrendered nor will the Teutonic
powers abandon militarism, which is their bulwark.
America And The Mails
The Allies must cease molesting the mails of neutral countries.
The United States informs France and England flatly that the prac
tice of seizing American mail matter on the high seas and searching
it must stop forthwith. A claim for damages for past seizures is to
be made at once.
Wahines To Dress Alike
New York A standard dress for women throughout the country
may be adopted by the Women's Federal Clubs.
Airmen Kill In Italy
London In an air raid on the Italian town of Marl the Aus
trians killed eighteen, mostly women and children.
Boy Steals Money
New York An office boy of J. P. Morgan & Company, only
eighteen years of age, has disappeared and SlO.515 went with him.
Everybody Claim Gains
London Berlin and Paris both claim gains in the fighting in
France. The battle still rages at Verdun.
British Steamer Afire
Hongkong The British steamer Wisely, bound from New Yoik
for Vladivostok, is reported to have caught fire at sea and to be beach
ed at Cape Varela. Assistance has been sent to the scene and the fire
Troops Drawn From Coast
San Francisco Coast points have been stripped of mobile troops.
Fortifications arc now gurtisoned by less than 4,000 heavy artillery
men. Peace Outlook Brighter
Washington President Wilson's hope of peace is brighter. He
has been doing everything possible to bring about an informal dis
cussion of peace and is meeting with success.
Agreement As To Lhihuahua
The Carrauza general in the State of Chihuahua is seeking a con
ference with General Ifunston withji view to bringing abctit a better
understanding regarding operations on the frontier.
Hawaiian Singers' Succeed
Honolulu Report conies from New York that Hawaiian, siniitis
at Brighton beach arc making a tremendous hit,
rniv headquarters in Mexico Gen. Candelaro Cervantes, a
Mexican bandit leader, and one other Villaista were killed in a fight
with Americans at Criccs, Chihuahua. Cervantes and a party of
twenty men, mounted and heavily armed, attacked ten American en
ginceis who were working on a roadway. The engineers fought back
and were soon relieved by a company of infantry stationed near there.
Besides killing the leader, the Mexican band was scattered.
Excitement In San Francisco
San Francisco Police Sergeant John Moriarity was shot and
killed today by a crook whom he was trying to arrest. The crook at
tempted to pass counterfeit coins on a street car conductor. An al
tercation arose, the police were summoned, Moriarity responded and
was shot. A chase followed, which was joined in by civilians and
poiice. The desperado fled to a houseboat on the bay below Potrero
heights, taking refuge there. He barricaded himself in and refused
to surrender, shooting at everyone appearing in sight. The nolice
gathered in force, surrounded the house and shot through it. The
man was a short time later found dead inside. Rifles, revolvers and
cartridges were found in the houseboat and there was evidence that lie
maintained his headquarters there.
Former Yale President Dead
New Haven Rey. Timothy D, Wight, ex-president of Yale. died
Activity At Salonika
Athens. Greece The British chief of staff at Salonika has been
recalled, which is taken to mean that there will soon be activity.
Germans Gain At Yerdon
The Germans are making slow gains at Verdun.
Ashford Opposes Bonding
Honolulu Judge Ashford opposes big bond issue for city. Says
might as well dump the money into the bay.
That Waialua Suit
Interpretation of covenant is the object of the land suit against
the Waialua Sugar Company, according to a statement made today by
the respondent corporation.
Friday, May 26
Slavs Break German Attack
London Russians break German attacks. On Austro-Italian
lines, Latins have checked terrific drive by Teutons.
Hospital Ship Sunk
Washington Slav hospital ship was deliberately stink in the
Black Sea some weeks a-o, according to latost reports.
New Japanese Liners Touch
Tokio The new N. Y. K. boats are ordered to touch at Hono
lulu. British Steamer Sunk .
London The British steamer Washington has been sunk by
submarine. No word received regarding casualties connectid with the'
Main Villa Band Scattered
Washington Carranzaistas rout two Villa bands in which skir
mish 23 of the band were slain. Villa commander General Avila slain
and the band scattered.
Honolulu Liquor men flurried over word "type" on goods sold.
Three companies called to explain to commissioners yesterday.
British censor in Samoa refused to pass wireless message from
Geo. Rodiek, German consul at Honolulu to American consul r.t Sa
moa. Message asked what route prominent German was taking and
if could meet him. No reason given for the return of message except
that censor refused to pass it.
Mayor Lane tells rotarv club how money may be hud, Opens
campaign for bond issue for public improvements needed by city. He
also backs up frontage tax for this municipality.
Roads in country districts must be built from proceeds of sale
Oahu Railway will install a system of blocking signals. Expert
is due to arrive from the mainland to erect a model safety plan.
Radius & cwing. wash.
VETERAN PUBLISHER HEADS REPUBLICAN NATIONAL
Senator Warren G. Harding, of Marion, Ohio, recently elected
chairman of the Rtpul licau National Committee, has been a news
paper publisher for more than thirty years. He was elected to the
Senate in 1914, succeeding former Senator Theodore L. Burton, after
having been defeated for Governor in 1910 by his Democratic op
ponent, Judson Harmon.