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Rumanians Threaten Bulgarians
-The Bulgarianinnny is imperilled by a swift stroke of the Ru
Bulcarians operating in the Dobredja district and the im-
'.'uortant seaport of Varna on the Black Sea arc threatened.
The Russians continue their thrusts against Lomberg.
Vienna and Berlin alike admit defeat in southern Galieia when
Slavs are forging ahead. Weather hampers battling. Macedonia in
. scene of fresh fighting between Serbs and Bulgarians and British
;. The Allies continue to advance on both sides of the Sonnne.
heat is intense and hinders' fighting.
Predictions On Hughes
Chicago The calculation here is that Hughes will carry
;' States New York, New Jersey, Illinois and Connecticut.
forecast is that Wilson has a like number;
Okuma Will Quit Today
f Tokio Premier Okuma will quit his post today. The
('.resign was reached after a conference with the Cabinet. Okuma's nsso
t ciates will follow the premier's example. It is the belief that Baron
' Kato will succeed Okuma.
Captures Movie Outfit
"New York British patrol takes movie submarine vessel making pic
tures in the Caribbean sea. The movie men tried to explain to" the olli
."'oers their work was innocent, but the undersea craft was taken to port.
.. Porto Rico's Great Crop
San Juan The Porto Bican sugar crop boats all reoords. The bum
.per crop sells for 853,000,000.
, Monday Afternoon
, Christiania Shattering blows to Scandinavian commerce have been
dealt by German submarines in the past few weeks, and recently raids
of Teuton divers have resulted in the dstruetion of more Norwegian
merchant .vessels. News has reached Christiania that German sub
marines operating in the Arctic ocean torpedoed the Norwegian steam
ers' Singren, Bavn, Rols and Jarl. Steamship traflic covering northern
Norwegian towns has been stopped so numerous have been the, depreda
tions of German torpedocrs. Since August German submarines have sunk
Norwegian vessels valued at 89,000,000.
Greece Rapidly Preparing
j.Atrjens Negotiations between Greece and the Allies is proceeding
rapidly toward the entry of Greece into the situation as an active mem
ber of th.O Entente group. It is believed in circles eloe to King Con
stantino that an agreemont is Hearing completion. The refusal of diplp
matic'irQprcsentativos of the Allies to recognize Kalorgcropoulus ministry,
following thS' fall of the Zannas ministry, has been hampering negotia-
?'. Another Big Zeppelin Raid
's'.'pondon Ten Zeppelins participated last night in a big air raid on
England, particularly cast coast counties. Two of them flew over Lon
don and attempted to drop bombs on the city, but immediately the
searchlights picked them up against a dark sky and a fusilade was turned
loosefrom anti-aircraft guns, while several British aeroplanes took to
the rtfy against them. One of the Zeppelins was driven away and the
other was destroyed, bursting into Hames in the air in full view of thou
sands of .people' on the outskirts of London. It fell near Potter's Bar, burn-
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eu to muuuueu iragmcnts. rarmers waicning me bombardment saw
the huge envelope of the machine burst into llames.
.' Serbs Follow Up Advantage
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unit, j'uuumiig up uiuu -advantage ga.mcu in nam lighting over
the Bulgarians on the Kauna-Koalan heights in western Macedonia the
Serb lorces have during the last two days advanced one and a quarter
nines north oi height anu occupied the village ot Kotehovie.
The Bulgarians made a counter attack on newly won British
tions on the left bank of the Struma river but the Serbians, thiew
ljack leaving many dead on the field.
',. " Austria Admits Russian Successes
',. ' Vienna The war ollice today admits that the Russians have
gains in their drive toward Leinberg.
The Russian Report
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endeavoring to regain ground lost in the Russian drive toward Leinberg.
iua uuuuiva luimisuu aim luuay uie uussians made HjUU prisoners.
Honolulu News Notes
lionolulu Upen or closed shop ceases to be a strike issue. Repre
sentatives ot striKers visit the .Mayor and repeat assurances. A firrm
Stand tor new wage scale is maintained. Japanese claim thev dare not
return to work. Numbers who have not alliliated with unions declar
that they oppose the strike.
Monday, Oct. 2
J i-ionomiu i here does not seem to be any change in the strike
situation. Shipping men repeat that there will be no giving in to the
. stevedores while the latter insiBt that the strikers must be allowed to
return to work without reservations.
Final plans are completed for a large ukulele factory here. The
factory will have a capacity at the beginning of 1,000 instruments a
; At Various Battle Fronts
Paris The Allies have scored additional gains along the Somme
fine. In the north the British and French fighting in that sector now
number 400,000 men, and the Germans have about the same number
opposed to them.
1 he Russians in Galicia have beetm another drive.
everywhere are terrific, with the Kntentc claiming gains;
Greek Macedonia the Serbians have defeated the Bulgarians
Berlin reports that Allied attack cast of Thiepval was
Friends of King Constantine declared that he will send
sion over the Greek situation to the Entente Allies this morning
Chinese American Combine!
May Join The Entcute Again
Athens Constantine is reported to be ready to join the Entente
Allies. Coalition government is to be tormed at Athens. Venezelos
is to be a member of the new cabinet, says the despatch. Revolutionary
leaders form a triumvirate for Greece.
Zeppelins Raid Again
London Zeppelins made another raid on the east coast last night.
One monster is reported to have been dropped.
The Advance Of Japan
San Ftaucisco Japan will advance but not spiritually is the opini
on of Tagore. the great Hindu poet.
American Liner Afire
Philadelphia The liner Philadelphia nirkes port safely. Her cargo
smolders, however, and passengers were very much frightened as the
result of a fire at sea. No cause for the fire is yet discovered.
Hughes Is Pleased
New York Hughes has returned home from his long campaign.
The Republican candidate is pleased with results.
Senator Rock Dead
Little Rock Senator J, P. Rock, of Arkansas, died here today.
He was .veil known and once served as president pro tern.
Wilson Draws Praise
Long Branch President Wilson draws praise for speech. Many
telegrams and messages received complimenting him on Saturday's
Plebiscite Bill Passes
Copenhagen The bill submitting the sale of the Danish West In
dies to a vote of the people has passeed
Church Floor Drops Out
Johnson City, N. Y. During dedicatory services of the new first
Presbyterian church here yestentav morning the floor of the structure
dropped out, throwing 550 worshippers to the basement eighteen feet
below. All weic injured, ten seriously. An investigation of the cause
of the accident is to be made immediately.
Sunday, October 1
Kauai Wins The Game
Honolulu In the polo game yesterday afternoon, Kauai won over
the Army, the score being 4 Vi to 4. Three goals in eighth period.
Submarine Question Again
Washington The increased toll of submarines, coupled with the
recent remarks of the German chancellor bcfoie the Reichstag,
will likely reopen the old submarine nutation. The State department
issues a warning that anv action by Germany in contravention of the
rights of humanity will reopen the whole controersy clear back to
the beginning of the war.
' Defeat Of The Rumanians
Paris Bucharest officially admits the defeat of the Rumanian
army operating in the region of Hermannstadt, while Berlin reports
that the defeat has turned into a disorderly rout.
In the fighting north ot the Somme river, London reports that the
British continue to gain ground, despite stubborn resistence of the
Germans. The French official communique reports that the French
have made encouraging advances in the Somme sector, Heavy count
ers in the region ot Thiepval by the Germans failed to win back any
of the land lost to the British.
Teddy Spits Cannon Balls
Battle Creek, Michigan In a campaign speech here last night
'eddy Roosevelt said that in the case of the Lusitania he would have
acted first and talked afterward. Every German vessel in every port
of America would have been seized instantly. Wilson's course, he
said, had brought humiliating results.
An Embezzler Caught
San Francisco Geoige Miller, former paying teller of the Citi
zens iixenange uanic, ot Denver, wno has been a tuaitive trom just
tice for sometime, was arrested here yesterday, He confessed to the
police that he had embezzled S3. 000.
Watching Vessels At Coast
The steamship China, arriving yesterday frbm the Orient, was
subjected to a very strict inspection and quarantine on account of
cholera in Japan"
Ihe New York strike
New York All hope of the strikers for a sympathetic walkout
wept out to pot yesterday when brewery employees returend to wotk.
The Unions yesterday distubuted $55,000 from their general strike
fund tor the resistance of the men on strike. This went to the street
Honolulu The plan for a settlement of the strike on the water
front is now more hopeful. An investigaton has begun and the com
mittee is receivihR statements, from both sides. Announcement has
been giver, out that recommendations may be made later today.. The
day has been quiet on the waterfront, with the police on the alert. There
has been some difficulty in handling cargoes, but in general vessels
have been given good despatch.
Having served fifteen months in Oahu prison on four counts ot
handling opium, John T.'C'Jack") Scully was released this morninu
from custody, upon payment of the assessed costs. Scully was mixed
up in the transactions of the notorious Lewis-Bower-McGrath gang,
.1. . 1 . .1 f 1. 1 'i 1.1.
Wiucu was mulcted ior mguwiiy ruuoei v, eic.
1 lie bench vacancy lett by judge smart will remain open, no ap
pointment to be made until Congress meets in December.
Falkenhayn Comes Back
Berlin Genr von Falkenhayn s troops, after a three days battle
in the Ilermanstadt region of Hungary, in Transylvania, achieved
signal victory. They have won a battle in impressive style, defeating'
a strong section of the first Rumanian army which has been operatiug
in that region.
Falkenhayn A Surprise
New York For the first time today despatches from German
sources betray the secret that Gen. von Falkenhayn, former chief of
staff of the Imperial German army and regarded as one of Germany'
foremost soldiers, is in active field service. It was announced months
ago that Falkenhayn had been displaced and it .was reported that he
had gone into retirement in Berlin. The first intimation that he is in
active service comes co incident with the story of his victory.
0n The West Front
Paris The French made encouraging progress today north o
Raucourt. Bad weather continues on the western front, particularly
at tne somme irout. i he loads are heavy and it is dilhcuit to move
artillery or large bodies of infantry. The weather was so foggytoday
that there was little aeroplane activity.
The British Report
London Lively battling took place today north of Anere. on the
Somme front, the net result being that the British materially improv
ed their positions. Ground was won on the Thiepval area where the
Germans had put up a dogged resistance, and also northwest of Lis-
British Losses Heavy
Announcement was made from the war office that during Septem
ber the British losses on all fronts were as follows: 5,539 casula'.ies
among officers and 114,110 among enlisted men.
The British stepmer Rullers has been sunk.
Villa Raising An Army
Washington Another great trading corporation has been formed,
the purpose of which is to establish general mercantile trade between
America and China. v
Headquarters of the U. S. Armv in Mexico Reports have reorli
ed Gen. Pershinu that Gen. Villa with 200 men is at Cnsihuirincliie
He is believed to be trving to secure supplies for a larcer army which
he ins gathered.
Quarantine Against Orient
San Francisco Official reports of the prevalence of cholera in
Oriental ports has led to an exlraoidiiiary strict quarantine imposed
on vessels arriving from the Orient.
Saturday September 30
Sugar 5 77.
. .follouolulu Governor Pinkhain has a scheme for enlarging the civic
center idea. It is to acquire all of the Judiciary building block to
Punchbowl street and opening it out. With Mie co-operation of the
Hawaiian Board of Missions and the citv government it is claimed
that the scheme might eaily bp put through.
Secretary Thayer is planning to have the Hawaii building at
San Diego preserved and to keep it stocked with the famous"painted"
fish of Hawaii.
Six weeks after the murder at the Castle residence in Waikiki the
btide-widow of the" dead man discovers that opium had been placed in
a rice bowl which she used. A Chinaman is suspected and the inci
dent starts the police on a new tact.
Trading in stocks is very slack. Ewa gained an eighth yesterday
while other leaders hold their level in the local market.
F. L. WMdron: former president of the Chamber of Conimetce,
says mat mere is merit in tne contention ot tr.e striking stevedores.
Wages on the waterfront arc now out of plumb with the general order
of things, and there should be an increase. If necessary, freight rates
should be raised.
Parker Not For Wilson
New Orleans John M. Parker, Progressive candidate for vice
president, will not support Wilson. It is his intention to make speech,
es attacking Hughes, however.
Bremen Sighted Again
Westerly, Long Island The submarine Bremen has been sighted
once more. Fishermen returning report sighting a strange craft in
Long Island sound.
At The Battle Fronts '
London A Scotch detachment has made a successful drive against
the German lines. The Allies are slowly getting through the Teutonic
lines on the Peroune-Bapaume front, Two big successes have been
scored by the British one at Le Sars and the other east from Les
Boeufs. There is a lull on other sectors on the western front on ac
count of heavy rains.
In the East the Bulgars have been repulsed. Vienna reports the
defeat of -the Rumanians before Herm and Annstabak.in Transylvania.
Another Bremen Rumor
Portland, Maine According to'a report received here a life pre
server bearing the name Bremen and the German imperial crown has
been found on the beach at Cape Eltzabeth. It is believed to be the
work of some joker.
Mexicans In Texas
Washington Armed Mexicans have crossed the border at Yesa.
leta, Texas. Soldiers have been notified and are on the .hunt for
Berlin Chancellor von Bethmann Holweg today pledged Ger
many to win in the war. this in the course of an eloquent address be
fore the Reichstag on the second day of its session. He declared that
the sacrifices which the nation was making would briii". success ap
preciably nearer. Hk also discounted all reports of shortace of food
with the statement that in 1916 the harvest has turned out excellent
ly and although extreme care and prudence are necessary there is no
danger of suffering from famine. He made a bitter attack on' Great
Britain and British influence in the great war, declaring that the Tlti.
tish are breaking international laws one after the other, and are re.
sorting to any trickery and any strategy to secure their ends. We-re-ferred
to Britain as Germany's fiercest and most obstinate eneiy.
Germany will not be permitted to think of peace while her house is
burning, he'declared, She must extinguish "the fire first.
What England Heard
London According to cabled versions here of the speech ot Clmn-
cellor von Bethmann Hollweg in the Reichstag today that official told
the members that the All ies cannot break through the German lines
on the Somme. He made similar statements in regard to the cam
paign on the eastern front.
Greek Warship Rebels
Pireaus, Greece The defection of revolutionists in control nf tin.
Greek warship Hydra has caused great excitement in Greece, and par
ticularly at this port. Ihe commander of the vessel is a sunoorter nf
ex Premier Venezelos. He surrendered his ship to a party in civilian
attire. The Hydra was then take nto Salatuis Bay where qhe ini,i',i
the fleet of Allied warships.
French Make Progress
Paris French forces on the west today made further nroirrr:! hnl
tween Fr-court and Moral, at both of which points there is strong
British Again Successful
London Signal success was won by the British force mi ti,
Somme sector today when they captured the strongly defended farms
southwest of Lesars,
Capital City News Notes
Honolulu Both sides will be heard by the Chamber ot Commerce
eotnmittee tomorrow on the strike issue.
The police are guarding non un'on men on their wnv in ,vri,
The strikers have written a letter to the Mayor, setting forth their
case, judge. AShtord thuiKS that the stevedores should lmve tr
money, but considers that they should have made their demands be
fore walking out.
Since September 1 $5,000 has been raised and more nrnmi t
go into a fund for the independence of Korea. The movement-ic
inaugurated on August 29 and has steadily grown since. All the con
tributors are Koreans.
In their letter to Mayoi Lane the striking stevedores declare that
they cannot live at present wages with prevailing liif-h prices.
Friday, September 29
Honolulu Art Smith, the noted birdmaii, will make flights in
Honolulu -in either December or January while on his wiy to Japan
The strike on the waterfront is beginning to squeeze. Strike
breakers work slow and Japanese and Matson stej.mers are' delayed
At its special meeting yesterday afternoon the Chamber of Commerce
discussed the situation and a resolution was passed supporting ' the
free handling of echoes.
The Hawaiian Chemists Association will meet October 11 and 12
Listed shares in the stock market are dull again. Brokers predict
moderate d cliues, particularly in sugar stocks.
W. M. Lishmau. kamaaina, suffeis a broken leg at the Seaside
hotel, being run over by a machine said to haw been driven by C. B.
Big Battle In East
Paris A hi battle breaks out again in the Volhynia district a
tremendous conflict being in progress between Lutsk and Valdi'tni
Volynski, where Russian Geii'-ral BrussilofI is again striking at the
Teuton stronghold. Petrograd reports a huge total of war prisoners
German Redoubt Captured
Sir Douglas Haig reports the capture of most of a large German
redoubt Iving to the north of the captured town of Thiepval. There
is heavy fighting on both sides and both sides claim to have repulsed
attacks of the enemy.
North of Verdun, between Thiaumont and Fleury, the Germans
attacked the French lines but were driven off.
German airships and aeroplanes bombard Bucharest.