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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 1916
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Danish West Indies
Washington The Senate committee will take up Danish West. In
dies deal. The people of Denmark are expected to vote for the sale of
the islands at the coming plebiscite. The islands are said to be anxious
to improve their status. Germany is said to oppose the transfer.
The Strike Situation
In his conference with railroad managers late yesterdav no basis for
a settlement was readied by the President of the threatened railroad
strike, but it is felt that something favorable will develop
The caucus has approved the revenue measure.
Swede Sinks A German
Copenhagen A German submarine has been sunk by a Swedish
Chihuahua It was reported last night. that General Arrieta's eonv
niand has surrounded the Yillaistas.
Boy Scouts Ordered Out
Rome Italy has summoned her boy scouts to duty,
as guards behind the lighting lines.
They will act
British Destroyer Sunk
London 1 lie Hritish destroyer Lassoo was sunk by a German sub
marine oft the Dutch coast Sunday according to an ollieial statement is
sued yesterday. Berlin despatches announcing the sinking of the Lassoo
state that the same submarine sunk live Allied steamers and live sailing
craft between August 2 and August 10.
Washington The prospect for averting a nation-wide strike of
railroad men, with consequent disastrous effects on industrial condi
tions, are looking considerably brighter since President Wilson took
the situation in hand. After a two-hours conference between 35 offi
cials representing the brotherhood societies oi railroad men and the
nation's chief executive it was announced that a tentative program
had been arranged wherebv further negotiations could be carried on
and that the outlook was much improved. Brotherhood officials de
clared after the conference that the President showed a surprising
grasp of the situation.
A meeting of managers of the various railroads with the President
is called for 3 o'clock this afternoon.
Germans Regain Foothold
London The Germans have regained a foothold temporarily on
British trenches near Pozieres after a succession of terrific assaiilts.
French Captured Germai Trenches
Paris The French today captured German trenches to the left
of Fay Benicourt road. Brisk cannonading is processing in the
Maurepas region. German attacks on Hill 304 and in the Fleury
section are reported to have been repulsed after strenuous fighting.
Russians Continue Advance
Petrograd The Russian troops continue their victorious sweep
through entire Galieia and upper Sereth, with the Austrians seem
ingly powerless to check the advancing armies. In the middle Stripa
region and Koropice the pursuing Russians have reached the north
bank of the Dneister before Mariampol,
The Turks Report Successes
Constantinople Russian troops operating in the Caucasus have
been driven back, and in Persia the Turkish army has also been suc
cessful, pressing back the invading hosts from Essad-abad. In the
Caucasus the Turks have occupied heights dominating the north hills
and have crossed the Muhad.
Austrians Resist Italians
Rome The Austrians are still offering stubborn resistance to the
advance of the Italians in the Carso sector.
Notes Of The Capital
Honolulu The Beckley pre perty at Waikiki is proposed foi the
grand new hotel. Manager James Wood, of the St. Francis, tells
mainland papers of his selection. The project is still in a tentative
state, however. The connection of the new place with and manage
ment by the San Francisco house is'told in an interview.
Captain Clark took charge of the naval station today. An elabor
ate ceremonv was carried out at the administration building.
Monday, Aug. 14
Honolulu Dr. Scudder definitely resigns from Central Union
church and will take a pastorate in Tokio. He has written a letter to
his congregation to that effect.
McDuffie and detectives raided a Hotel street resort last night and
arrested forty-six persons whom they have charged with gambling.
Admiral Bousch, commander at Pearl Harbor, yesterday went' on
the retired list.
News has been received here that Southern democrats are willing
to ignore the real interests of their party in order to feather their own
nests as shown by their disposition to force the immigration bill
through as a rider to the child labor law.
On The East Front
Paris Von Bothmer is retreating, flanked by Brussiloff. The
capture of Stanislau threatens the right wing of the Teuton armies
west of Tarnopol and Buchzaca. forcing hastv withdrawal.
Petrograd believes his destruction is assured.
The British have succeeded in driving the Germans out of the
trenches north of Pozieres.
British cavalry reported to be still chasing Turkish calvary east of
Tumulty Takes A Message
New York President Wilson has sent his secrctnrv. Tmnnliv tn
the railway men of New York with a message, the object of which is '
to bring about a better understanding. The strikers do not appear to I
care tor Wilson's oiler of mediation but then leaders have agreed to
meet chief executive at the White House.
To Aid Poor Artists
London The British Queen is lending herself to a new move
ment for the relief of struggling artists.
Has A Mutinous Crew
San Franoisco Affer the bark Callao cleared from San Francisce
Saturday for New York it was observed that she hove to in n covo
near the Golden Gate. Captain Muller stated that his crew was re
fusing duty. '
Cotton For Holland
The Hague Cotton destined for Holland merchants may pass
through the war zone.
The Dutch are preparing for a great coipmercial fij?ht for world
trade following the great European war. x
Japanese Peace Workers
Tokio The Peace Society of Japan is working to perpetuate
friendship between their country and America.
North Carolina Flood
Asheville A broken dam sends floods down valleys of North
Carolina and villages are threatened by rising waters,
Sunday, August 13 V
Honolulu Captain George R. Clark arrived in the transpott Lo
gan yesterday to take the place of Admiral now in charge at Pearl
Harbor. He will take over the works tomorrow.
Flag raising day passed without special observance in Honolulu.
The American flag was raised over the e.ipitol eighteen years o.;o yes
terday. Nominations for the Legislatu: ? aie verv slow in coining forward.
This applies to Honolulu and all the islands On Oahu only one
candidate for the Senate has thus far appeared in the field. That one
is Senator A. J. Wirtz, who would like to succeed himself. Wirtz is
a conservative Democrat. Maui leads in the number of certified as
pirants, with Hilo next.
French Bend German Line
Paris The Teuton line north of Sonime has been bent back. The
French have driven the Germans out of M-iurepas, taking 1,000 pris
oners and thirty machine guns. The attack was a hot one A wedge
three miles long and a mile demwas sunk in the Teuton line.
On the east front the Russians have broken through the Austrian
lilies, clearing the district and advancing farther toward Lemberg.
President To. See Sti ike Lexers
New York President Wilson h is sumnnned the leadctr. of both
sides in the present railway strike controversy to a conference at the
Hughes III Montana
Butte Last night Hughes hit the pork barrel method a hard jolt
here. Republican candidate for the piesidency flails Bourbon policies
in general and tells of Democratic riveis and harbors bill. A great
crowd hears him score Wilson. The Mexican policy and national ap
pointments are assailed bitterly. Congress is accused of trading
patronage for party gain.
Another Revolt Threatens
El Paso Mexico is facing another revolt. There is an undercur
rent of unrest there on account of C irranza's American policy.
Britain After More Money
New York Great .Britain will negotiate for another loan in
America. If successful it will be an immense sum and will be used
for the purchase of munitions.
Teutons Sunk Six Ships
London The Teutons have sunk six ships, among them being
the Japanese steamer mentioned yesterday.
Danes Oppose Selling
Copenhagen Danish senator? are opposed to selling the Danish
West Indies to the United States.
settle the quesiiou.
The people may be called upon to
Woman Dies Of Malady
New' York Mrs. Frank J. Page, daughter-in-law of Walter Page.
a bride of two months, died yesterday of infantile paralysis.
Caucus On Revenue Bill
Washington The Senate holds a caucus on the revenue bill of the
House. Income, inheritance, stamp and theater taxes are revived.
Washington The railroad strike situation suddenly developed
an acute phase today, and the action of 400,000 railway employees in
the United States hangs in the balances. President Wilson today sent
personal telephone messages to New York saving he would like to
consult with the representatives of both sides before a definite break
develops. The President is hopeful that a definite agreement may vet
be reached. The conferees have held lengthy sessions after which
they announced that an agreement was impossible.
Bad Car Accident
Johnstown, Pa. Eighteen persons were killed and fortv lin'ured
at Echo near here when one electric car ran down hiil and telescoped
Russians Report Further Advances
Petrograd Continuous and important advances have been made
in Bukowina and Gaichla by Russian forces today and they are driv
ing the Teuton forces steadily back on Lemberg and the line north.
Russian soldiers today effected crossing of Koropice riyer. capturintr
the towns of Slodudkagurna and Folvarki, and are continuine their
advance on Weerna. They have captured the railroad between Mon
astirzyska and Czortkoff and ground between the Zlota Lipa rivei and
Stanislau, which fell into the hands of the Russians late yester
day, is undamaged, the enemy departing without destroying build
ings. British Steamer Is Sunk
Madrid The British steamer Antiope has been sunk by a submarine.
On The Western Front
Paris A vigorous attack notth of Hemwood undertaken today
by the Getmans was checked bv'thc French. South oftthe Sotnme
river the German attack on Damaisonctte failed. Attacks on Fleury
Japanese Steamer Sunk
London German infantry attacks made repeatedly today north
of Pozieres but all were re'pulsed with heavy losses.
Marseilles News has reached here that the Tapahese steamer
Temmei Maru was sunk without warning in the war zone, by a sub
marine. Survivors who reached land state that while the crew of the
lapanese vessel were trying, to get away from the sinking steamer
the submarine turned its guns on the boats.
Historic Church Injured
Rome The church of Santa Maria, historic edifice of Venice, for
centuries filled with priceless religious and art treasures, wns destroy
ed by bombs from Austrian aeroplanes last night, they sailing nbove
On The Austrian Front
The Italians are following up their successes of the past week
with a steady advance on the Carso plateau. The Austrians are still
holding out on the hill cast of St. Sebastian.
Saturday August 12
Honolulu The Japanese murder at the Waikiki home of J. B.
Castle continues to be a mysterv. The wife of the suspect, Fujimoto',
says that the latter did not leave his room on the night of the murder
until the police arrested him at 4 o'clock. Makota Takamoto, a former
lover of the Japanese woman in the case, was arrested yesterdav even
ing. The latter is still unconscious in the hospital. The X-Ray shows
that her brain is crushed and there is no hope of recovery, although
there is hope of a return to consciousness long enough for the victim
to make a statement.
With the further slight drop in the price of sugar, stocks are ex
ceedingly slow. Total sales are only 1650 shares, most of it being
Supervisors Larsen and Arnold used strong language at last night's
meeting when the former charged that there was something wrong in
the city engineer's department.
Curzon Usborne, son of Canon John Uaborne, of Honolulu, has a
sensational experience in an aeroplane in France, his machine ' being
forced down after being almost riddled with bullets. The battle is
said to have lasted twenty four hours.
The Russian Advance
London The Russians threaten Bukowina.
Kolomea falls into grip of the Czar's troops following the capture
of Stanislau, and the Austrians retire along tront in Galieia with Hun
gary at the mercy of the Russian legions.
The Allies hold fast in the west, the Teutous holding on while re
treating. Berlin insists that the Russians are repulsed.
The Italians now occupy the entire Doberdo plateau.
Greek Vessel Burned
Athens Forty are dead as a result of a fire on a Greek oil boat.
The vessel was beached.
German Fleet Out Again
Copenhagen Great activity is being shown among the German
fket. A large number of ships have emerged from the Kiel canal base
and move toward the Cattegat. Speculation follows.
Hughes Continues West
Billings, Montana Candidate Hughes addressed a large andiencc
in a tent here last night in which he declared that the Demnrmtln
ministration is weak and wavering, and incompetent employees weire
grilled. Private patronage at the expense of the nation and pork baV'v
rel methods of Congress were flailed.
Au Unfounded Report
Petrograd The Minister of Foreign Affairs savs Hint
the effect that Russia is after a seperate peace is unfounded.
Ladies Alter Wilson s Scalp
Colorado Springs The suffrage women have oledeed tn nrmc.
the re-election of Wilson.
Wilson To Address Women
Washington President Wilson will address the
vention at Atlantic City on September 8.
Roosevelt To Tonr
New York Roosevelt will tour the west
campaign of Judge Hughes.
Yillaistas Hotly Pursued
Chihuahua General Lavega, of the de facto government's foices
in Mexico, is hotlv pursuing Villa bandits near the border.
Danish Ship Torpedoed
London The Danish ship Danevang has been torpedoed by a
submarine. It is reported that the crew survived.
Advance In Fliur
New York Flour has advanced 78 cents, due to increased wheat
prices. Ihus far, however, bread prices remain thp snmi
Washington Turkey turns down the plan of lietltrnlc tn In t-1.'nf
work in Svria, saving that the crops in that country are sufficient for
The Ffghting In Galieia
Berlin Heavy fighting is taking place at the Oalioinn r( f.
day where the Russians have been active. The flighting extends north
ward into the Volhynia district.
Reports from Vienna say that the Ru-sinus have been repulsed in
various sectors, notably along the Stokhod river.
in the interest of the
HONOLULU SCHOOL FOR BOYS
STUDENTS DRILLING ON THE CAMPUS.