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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, AUGUST 29, 1916
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Conference At Portsmouth
"Washington The joint international commission appointed to de
cide debated points between the United States and Mexico will meet in
Portsmouth Wednesday or Thursday. The inquiry will include all Mexi
Submarine Stations On Atlantic
The navy department is arranging an elaborate scheme of submarine
stations for the Atlantic coast.
Roumanian Action Affects Market
Chicago The news yesterday that Roumania had entered the war
on the side of the Allies brought wheat tumbling.
Pier For German Snbmarine
Hartford, Conn. Agents for German submarine freighters have
rented pier and docking facilities for carrier soon expected.
New Gun Developed
Washington The United States ordinance department has an
nounced the development of a monster new gun with a range of ten
To Strike On Labor Day
The great strike, by which it is expected the railroads will be tied
up, has been set for labor Day.
In e'vent that a crisis cannot be averted, President Wilson will go
before Congress with a plan for the government to take over and operate
Berlin Rouuiania has declared war on Austro-Hungary and fight
ing has already begun on the border line at Transylvania.
Germany Declares War
Germany has declared war on Roumania, following the
action of the latter in declaring war on Austria.
Roumania has definitely broken with the central powers and after
two years of hesitation is ready to launch her armies against the
Teutons. Fighting has already taken place, Heavy military forces
are on each side of the border line at Transylvania and when notice of
the declaration of war reached them hostilities began at once. No
news of results yet available, although there is a rumor that some
Roumanians have been captured,
Report From Paris
Paris The Germans made attacks on Fleurv trenches held by the
French today but were repulsed.
A despatch from Geneva says that Roumania's decision to join
the Allies was reached at a meeting of the Crown Council at Buchar
Fighting Iu Balkan Neighborhood
London The Greek steamer Leandros has been sunk in the war
Much activity is reported todav from the Balkan arena. Artil
lery fighting on the Macedonia ftont. On the Doiran front British ar
tdlery silenced the guns of the Bulgarians which had been shelling
On the river Struma fiont the Bulgarians shelled the town of
No German Beet Seed
Washington The State Department has been informed that Ger
many will not permit the exportation of beet seed until after her own
demands have been satisfied.
Congress And The Strike
Congress s ready for legislation dealing with the prospective
strike. The President mav go before the law-makers on Tuesday or
Wednesday with his special message dealing with the question. No
sign either side is willing to yield. Railroad executives leave com
mittee to insist that an eight-hour day cannot be granted.
Rambling Capital Notes
Honolulu Albert Judd has written a lettei a letter to Supervisor
F. M. Hatch urging that the city have the power to fix the tax rate,
and favoring reduction in the number of elective officers. The super
visor replies, taking a rap at the primary law. More authority to the
city may have the effect of increased responsible activity.
Findings in investigation of the Honolulu Gas Company will come
before the Utilities Commission.
Monday, Aug. 28
Honolulu Colonel Carl Reichmann, of the 25th. Infantry, Seho
field Barracks, was thrown from n moving trolley Saturday afternoon
and sustained serious injuries.
It is believed that carrier of cholera germs has been found al
though another test will be made. Asiatics are still detained on quaran
tine island. Those proved free from disease will be released today.
Strike Looms Large Again
Washington The great railroad strike is certain to break at the
end of this week. The brotherhood delegates leave negotiations iu
hands of committee and return home to prepare for expected declata
tion of war between the railroads and employees. The President plans
to summon a joint session of Congress to deal with the situation.
Hughes Will Take Rest
Estes Park, Col, Candidate Hughes will take a short vacation.
He plans to rest high on the mountains here until Thursday when his
campaign tour will be resumed.
Indian Ocean Heat
London It is reported that 130 passengers on the Oriental liner
Degola arriving at Bombay from Basara were overcome by the heat.
Greek General Retired
Athens General Pangolis Danglis, former minister of war and
chief of staff in the Balkan war, creditted with being one of the in
ventors of the famous three inch gun used by the French, has been
removed from his post by King Coustantine.
Swedes Stone American Players
Stockholm After winning the game from the Swedish team the
American football players were stoned by the mob. It is uncertain
whether any more games will be played or not.
Japan After Russian Trade
Pctrograd A delegation of prominent Japanese have arrived here
for the purpose of investigating trade conditions throughout the realm.
Control Milk Distribution
London The House of Commons proposes municipal control of
A Lady For Congress
Topeka, Kansas Dr. Eva Harding has been nominated for Con
gress, according to returns, by the Democrats. This is the first time
the Democrats have put tip a woman tor Congress.
Aerouaulics In College
Urbana, 111. The unlversitv of Illinois plans to teach aeronsutics.
The faculty of the university are convinced of the growing importance
of the subject,
Cholera Spreading In Japan
Tokio Asiatic cholera is spreading in Japan, many new cases
being reported at Tokio and other cities.
Another Strange Bremen Story
Cologne The submarine Bremen dives for America. The under
seas freighter is reported to have sailed with a cargo of dye-stuffs.
Italy And Germany War
Paris Italy and Germany are no. v formally at war, the German
staff announces. Italy's declaration against Germain has reached
Berlin via. Switzerland.
Bulgarians Continue Activities
The Bulgarians continue to moke gams iu the Balkans, and are
now reported to be pushing the Allies back on both flanks The Serbs
are holding the center firmly.
Sunday, Augur t 27
Honolulu Cholera-carrier tests are being continued by experts.
Drs. Trotter and Currie expect to have definite data Mondav morn
ing. Hundreds of cases are reported at Manila, while the Japanese
consul reports 926 deaths from the disease in Japan during July.
Denver papers give out the secret that Arthur G. Smith, deputy
attorney-general of the Territory, is the owner of a silver mine in
Bulgarians Pressing Allies Hard
Paris The Bulgarians arc on th oflVnsive at the east ftont and
Teutons have launched a hew offensive on the west. In Mace.ionia
the Bulgars sweep westward alonj the coast of the Aegean sea, push
ing the Allies before them in the direction of Orfano.
On the west front the Germans have begun a drive in Champagne
sector again. Attempts there and north of the river Somme to ad
vance failed under deadly French and British artillery fire and counters.
Hughes In Colorado
Denver Hughes spoke here last night and told his audience that
a new era was dawning for the industries of the United States. Efil
ciency and co-operation are the watchwoids of the future, he s.tys.
Mention of the name of Roosevelt started tremendous cheers. Candi
date Hughes calls this government the grcalest corporation or. earth.
Now For The "Twinkle Trot"
Chicago The "twinkle trot" is the latest of societv dances.
The national society of dancing masters relegates all other evolutions
to the rear. The "fox trot" and other dances are doomed in tavor
of the new one.
Looks Like A Strike
Washington The outlook for peace between railroad heads and
employees is gloomy todav, the heads of the railroads refusing to budge
from their position. When Mr. Wilson sees that he cannot effect
a compromise he goes to the capital to confer with leaders of the ad
ministration. New Zealand Ofilcial Dead
Wellinctou Silent George O'Rourke, prominent as a Colonial
official in New Zealand for many years, is dead.
The Enemy Loses
Washington In the sham battle between two great American'
fleets off the east coast the enemy suffered tremendous "losses" and
the victory was awarded to the "home" fleet.
Tourist Resort Hard Up
Rome via Paris The city of Venice has been forced to appeal to
the government for assistance. Failure of the tourist crop for two years
has brought financial exhaustion.
German Critic On The War
Berlin A German critic says the Allies cannot win. Military ex
pert declares the offensive of the Entente is a failure.
' Culbertson Leads Colquitt
Dallas Senator Culbertson leads in the race to succeed himself.
Former Governor Colquitt fails to get the German vote of the State,
upon which he had been counting.
British Steamer Lost
London The British vessel reported late yesterday as having
been sunk by a submarine was the armed steamer Duke of Albany,
which had been doing patrol duty. Twenty-five lives were lost.
Loss Of Bremeu Denied
Berlin The German admiralty last night issued a fiat denial to
rhe report sent out from Bremen yesterday that the freight submarine
Bremen had been lost,
Saturday August 26
Honolulu A rigid quarantine has been put on against the Otient
to protect the Islands from Asiatic cholera. Second cabin and sletr
age passengers from the Far East will be principally dealt with. Kobe
is classing the disease as a verv ordinary stomachic ailment, although
there have been sixteen deaths from it.
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Arnold and Larsen join forces with Hollinger to brine Deputy
County Attorney Garden to an accounting. They declare that Carden
must cither quit his county position or the Utilities Commission. Fire
works are promised at the next meeting of the Board.
The Utilities Commission will go to Hawaii in the near future.
Serbians Drive Bulgars Back
London The Bulgarians have been driven back by the Serbians,
the latter rushing irresistably upon the invaders.
King Coustantine, fearing Teutonic situation, confronts a situa
tion which seems certain to draw him into the war.
Rumor That Bremen Captured
Bremen The report is current here that the subsea freighter
Bremen is a war prize of the British navy.
The Deutschlaud's captain and sailors have been given a royal
welcome here. The German people are enthusiastic over the success
ful accomplishment of the feat.
The Railroad Strike
Washington Railroad employees tell the President that they will
await the reply of employers before acting, but it is assumed that they
will be forthcoming today. The situation is very tense.
On Various Battle Fronts
Paris The French have driven their wedge deeper into Teuton
front. The Gallics make important gaius at their end of the western
front, getting within two miles of the Belgians, while the British ad
vance. The Russians now hold practically all of Asia Minor which was
formerly Turkish territory, They have completely reoccupied Mush
and also taken positions west of Lake Van.
To all appearances they arc in position now to dominate all Turks.
Daniels Praises Sailors
Washington Secretary Daniels has written a letter praising four
sailors for bravery when the Terry was sunk.
Hughes Talks To Cowboys
Chcvenne Candidate Hughes addressed Wyoming cowboys last
night. The feverish properitv of the country is due to the war, he
American Mail Confiscated
Berlin According to Central News Alienee despatches the Brit
ish authorities at Kirkwall confiscated the entire American mail of the
liner United States which arrived at Copenhagen on August 18.
London The most disastrous of many raids on England made
by the Germans was carried out in the earlv hours of this morning
when a fleet of Zeppelins reached the east coast and channel counties
and dropped many bombs. Eight persons are known to have been killed
ed and 26 wounded by explosives sent from the clouds in the dark
ness. It is estimated that at least 100 bombs were dropped. The east
coast section of the bombardment was particularly heavy. One Zep
pelin reached the outskirts of London, but was driven off by anti-aircraft
fire and by defense aeroplanes which rose to attack it. Railway
'tation, yard depot and rails of track near by were torn up by the
force of one explosion.
French Win Position
Palis Winning the town and position of Maurepas, north of
Clery, on the Somme front, today after terrific fighting the French
achieved a strategic as well as tactical victory.
The complete occupation of Maurepas brings the French and Bel
gian advanced lines iu two miles of the town of Comblcs, an impor
tant cog in the German war machine on this front.
The forward movement of the Allies is greatlv aided by this con
quest. The French are making gains bevond Maurepas also and the
counter attacks of the Germans are fruitless, with heavy losses. The
German lines are now at Lassinguy, also at Roye. Teutons are un
der heavy bombardment.
The British Advance t
London The British advanced 300 vards in Devil wood. v
. Germans Admit Capture
Berlin The French have captured Maurepas.
For Relief Work
German municipalities have a million marks for the relief of sol
The Deutchland Again
Preparations are being made at Bremen for another trip of the
super-submarine Deutschland to America. Freight arriving is being
taken into the submarine and the crew is making ready fot the voy
Russians Report Successes
Pctrograd The Russians are advancing along the entire Asiatic
front, both in the Caucasus and in Armenia. The Turks evacuated
Bitlis in the Lake Van region, first occupied by tht Slavs a few weeks
ago and later given up temporarily by Grand Duke Nicholaivitch.
Negotiating With Railroad
Washington Darker outlook todav for railroad harmony. Heads
mav not yield to eight-hour plan. The President delays the meeting
an hour, talking with both sides. Rate increase is opposed by operators.
Protest from shippers beginning to come in and add to' perplexities.
McCandless Throws His Papale
Honolulu McCandless will be in the race for the delegateship.
He announces his candidacy through his Hawaiian paper.
Shippers Object To Plan
Washington Shippers of the nation's freight have now come for
ward in opposition to the President's plan for settling the strike
which is to grant he demands of the unions but to make the people
pay for it in the way of increased freight rates. Railroad presidents
are also a little undecided about the matter. The select committee
has reported in favor of the suggestion made by the President.
PRINCIPAL LEOPOLD G. BLACKMAN AND FACULTY OF THE HONOLULU SCHOOL FOR BOYS.