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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17. 1916
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Naval Station Wrecked
News lins been received by the navy department that the U. S. naval
station in the Danish West Indies was wrecked by the recent hurricane.
Berlin Trapped by enveloping movements of Gen. von Falken
hayn's troops operating in Transylvania two Rumanian armies of in
vasion have been badly cut up, one of them virtually wiped out. An
Overseas News Agency despatch today savs that the Rumanian second
army, retreating toward the border after a disastrous battle with the
Austro-Germans, lost approximately two divisions. The Rumanian
first army, which led the invasion and bore the brunt of determined
Teuton defense, was virtually annihilated, and the second army has
lost a majority of its troops, adds the despatch. Transylvania is now
clear of Rumanians, just a month after they poured through the
passes hv thousands. The Rumanians are making a determined stand
on the other side of the Danube.
Strange Disease In Germany
London An Amsterdam despatch says that travellers returning
from Germany report a remarkable disease as spreading in Berlin,
Hamburg, Munich and other large cities as the result of the popula
tion continually eating preserved foods. The disease i s called
"tin sickness." It is rumored that there are thousands of cases of
this ailment and the public authorities are much concerned at evidence
of its character.
Greek P. G. Recognized
The Entente Allies have formally recognized the provisional gov
ernment in Greece set up by the war party. Government has already
been organized on the island of Crete by Venizelos.
Operations In The West
In the Balkan arena today the Entente Allies resumed the offen
sive south of Monastir in southern Serbia. Sofia reports officially that
the Bulgarians frustrated attacks west of Monastir along the line of
railway to Fiorina, Along the Struma river the British have made
progress toward Demir-hissar British patrols entered the town of Bur
suki, On The West Front
Berlin The British today attacked German positions south of
Guedecourt. Three miles south oi Bapaume the British succeeded in
penetrating the German first line, but the Germans, counter-attacking,
regained the ground.
German Attack Repulsed
London The Germans today attacked the newly won British
tincitintie in tin virinirv nf Solnvnhpn nn the xvpat trntit tint tvurr. r.
pulsed with heavy losses.
French Also Gain
Continuing their attack on the west front the French penetrated
German positions at Sailly and Saillisel,, The Germans made counter
attacks but French fighting is progressing-.
Capital City News Notes
Honolulu Nelson K. Kaloa, defaulting postmaster of Paia, Maui,
entered a plea of guiltv today and will be sentenced next Monday, He
stole $817.20 from his postoffice
The plea of Dr. K. F. Li, charged with violating the Harrison
narcotic act, will be takpn next week.
Canning merger people are still after a big combination with local
pineapple men. The stock rises and is above former figures.
Monday, Oct. 16
Sugar, 6.15. '
Honolulu The municipal bond issue question is again to the
fore. Ed. Towse is attacking the position, it generally being under
stood that he voices the opinion of merchants. Dan. Logan defends
the issue on behalf of the supervisors.
Supervisor Hatch says that Kuhio's tact in knowing when to stay
and when to leave Washington is a principal qualification for the
office of delegate.
Powder Cache Explodes
Portland, Maine A secret hoard of powder'blew up Saturday af
ternoon with such force that the whole coast of Maine was shaken.
The powder was in an old house that had not been occupied in years,
A mysterious vessel is known to have visited the locality that morn
ing. Wilson And Gerard
The destroyer McDougall has been rushed to sea on a secret mis
sion. It is believed that the Germans have been operating along the
Maine coast for a submarine base, and thp cruise of the McDougall
probably has something to do with that. '
Another Country Heard From
Paris Jean Perbette, military strategist, says that the U-53 in at
tacking neutral ships off the American coast violated the Monroe Doc
trine, and that in the situation the country faces a tremendous issue.
He says that if Wilson abrogates the doctrine of Monroe the political
equilibrium of the world will be overturned. Wilson cannot tolerate
naval opeiations in the American zone without tolerating military
Cholera Suspects on Coast
Port Townsend Thirteen cholera suspects were taken from the
Panama Main by health officials yesterday and landed in quarantine
Long Branch The President will hold a number of conferences
with Mr. Gerard, the American anibassador to Berlin, on the situation
Strike In Canal Zone
Panama The strike here is gaining strength. Five hundred
strike-breakers have joined the strikers. It is said that the bakers will
also walk out.
Famous Engineer Dies
New York Virgil Boger, famous civil engineer, dies while
route from Mexico to New York.
Hughes Rested at Lincoln
Lincoln miglies nau a, great clay Here yesterday, resting up.
Japan Denies The Story
Tokio Japan flatly denies the story that she had protested against
a canrtl contract in China being given to an American. The Tokio
foreign office admits questioning China about the Shantung canal pro
ject but insists that no objection was placed in the way.
11,000 German Prisoners
Paris Poilus has taken 11,000 Teuton piisoners in bitter fight-
Berlin admits that the Germans have been forced retire before
British and French pressure on the Somme.
Sir Douglas Haig also reports a fine bag of capttves.
Rumanians Return To Attack,
The Rumanians, reinforced by Russians, have turned upon their
Austrian pursuers and are delivering counter attacks in nortneastern
Boilermakers Strike Pau
San Francisco The strike of boilermakers on the coast is at an
end. Mayor Rolph had much to do in bringing about a satisfactory
Shoes Take To The Air
Pittsburg in the last seventy-two hours wholesale prices on shoes
have advanced 25 cents a pair.
Athens King Constanline has postponed the session of the
Chamber of Deputies one month.
Sunday, October 15
Honolulu Thirty per. cent, is the cut on wireless messages to
Japan, the new company announcing their rate to Tokio to be only
seven-tenths that of the cable rate, Service will be given six hours
out of twenty-four. Tests have proved the entire practicability of
this the longest wireless reach in the world
The Republican candidates have fixed- upon October 21 as the
dale for beginning their campaign.
In an automobile clash on Hotel street vcslerday afternoon, Mrs.
C. R. Bell, wife of an army captain, received a broken nose.
Anxiety Ahout Far East
Washington Official circles are admitted to be anxiously await
ing development of the latest phases of the situation in the Far East.
A Cattle King Dead
' San Francisco Henry Miller, owner of cattle ranch as large as
the kingdom of Belgium, died last night here. He began life as a
butcher boy and was a multi-millionaire at death.
Alarmed About A Steamer
Montreal Canadians are alarmed bv rumors of the sinking of the
Allan liner Sicilian, eastward bound from Montreal. The story is that
she has fallen a victim to German undersea craft operating toward
Fighting East And West
Paris The French sweep' the Teutons back in terrific Somme
fighting. Village of Genemont near Ablaincourt falls into-their hands
after da'vs of steady struggle.
The Rumanians halted in their retreat and counter attacked the
Germans, recapturing a small town near their own frontier. King
Ferdinand assumes personal control of his armies, and the Russians
rush reinforcements of men to their allies.
Washington Mistakes, faults and abuses of Entente censors will
be corrected, savs an official reply to a protest irom "secretary Lansing.
Great Wheat Yield
Ottawa The Canadian wheat yield will be approximately nearly
a billion bushels more than in 1914.
Republicans Urge Protection
Lincoln Republican speakers urge a return to the protection
policy. The present prosperity is temporary only, thev say, and the
guard must go up before hard times come again. This is now the
keynote of Hughes' speeches everywhere.
N. G. H. Withdrawal Impossible
Long Branch The President has written to Governor Whitman,
of New York, to the effect that the withdrawal of the National Guard
from the M xican border at the present time would mean fresh aggres
sions along the bordei,
Bigger Warships For U. S.
Washington The United States plans bigger warships. " The
new dreadnaughts will be monsters of 58,000 tons displacement.
Pcking--An emphatic protest has been filed with China against a
contract which an American firm has received for canal construction
in the young republic. Japan and Russia have joined in a protest in
such terms that its imperative requirements arc not misunderstood.
They claim that the Chinese government has no right to atrree to the
American concession, and point out that the Japanese and Russian,,
interests will be injured. The Russian minister to China savs that
the Chinese minister in Petrograd eighteen years ago promised verbal
ly that Russia would have the privilege of buildinc canals in ihe vicini
ty of Mongolia. The line in question is 400 miles long.
Money For France
New York Americans are to give a huge sum of money to
France. Greatest philanthropy in history is planned through relief
society. Leaders in business, finance and society back of it
Big Losses At Somme
Berlin A British and French army exceeding one million men
has been virtually annihilated in the terrific fighting since tire .first
Somme drive began, says the Overseas News.
It is also stated that Russian losses on the east front from June 1
to October 1 approximates one million men.
Germans On The Offensive
Paris The Germans today attacked Ablaincourt south of Soiume
and occupied a part of the trenches of the village from where they
were driven, Later the Germans were entirely expelled from their
positions. North of Somme the French today made progress
The Bovic Arrives
New York The steam freighter Bovic arrived here today and the
officers gave an account of their sighting a submarine 200 miles out.
The submarine was east bound and apparently pursuing the Danish
nassentrer shin fTellic Ol.iv. which has Atnet icons nlinnrti.
Honolulu Morris Keohokalole, postmaster of Paia, indicted onx
the charge of embezzlement,
Saturday October 14
Honolulu It is reported that Wade Warren Thayer has resigned
from the office of secretary of the Territory. The official most con
cerned denies the accuracy of the report, but refuses to he interviewed
on the matter. The capital gives full credence to the report. Lack
of harmony between the governor and secietary is a state known to
have existed for a very long time, and those on the inside have antici
pated a break for more than a year.
Madame Melba will return to Honolulu December 1 and will
spend the winter in the Islands.
Weekly vessels are to be resumed in the Pacific. The Pacific Mai!
.and T. K. K. will operate under a joint schedule. The Venezuela,
Korea Maru and Columbia will go on the route this month.
The Matsonia will take only 100,000 cases of pineapples in place
of her expected cargo of 400,000 cases.
Work 0f U-53 Illegal
London Lord Cecil says that the U-53 raised no new issues. All
such warfare is illegal, according to the view of the United States,
and while all submarine warfare is objectionable to the United States,
the raid of the U-53 is particularly so because her work of destruction
was carried out on the American side of the Atlantic.
Italians Are Victorious '
Italian victories form the feature of, the day's big news. At Carso
aud other places the Austrians have been defeated. i
The Rumanians continue to fall back toward the frontier in 'Scafn
The Russian offensive in Galicia slackens and the Germans have
Allies Absorbing Greece
Athens King Constantine is out in the open as an ally of the
Entente. Commenting on the situation he said, however, that Greece
would be foolish to join the Allies without pledges of territorial in
tegrity after the war. He says that Rumania will be overrun.
The Allies have presented new demands and assumed control of
the Greek police. The Crown Council bows to the ultimatum of the
In Tim Circuit Court Fii'th
Circuit, Territory ov Hawaii.
.At Chambers In Probate ,
In the matter of the estate of
Wong Hoy, deceased.
Order of notice for allowance 'of
accounts, determination of trust
and distribution of the estate.
On reading and filing the peti
tion and accounts of D. Win. Dean,
administrator of the estate of Wong
Hov, deceased, wherein petitioner
asks to he allowed $111,10 and
charged with gill. 10, aud asks
that the same be examined and ap
proved, and that a final order be
made of distribution 6f the remain
ing property to the persons thereto
entitled and discharging petitioner
and sureties from all further res
It is ordered, that Saturday, the
11th dav of November, A. D. 1616,
at 9 o'clock A. M. before the
Judge of said Court presiding at
Chambers at this Court' room in
Lihue, Kauai, be and the same
hereby is appointed the. time and
place for hearing said Petition and
Accounts, and that all persons in
terested may then and there appear
and show cause, if any they have,
why the same should not oe grant
ed, and may present evidence as
to who are entitled to the said
Dated the 5th day of Oct., 1916.
(Sgd.) Lyuj A. Dickkv,
Judge of the Circuit Court of the
(Sgd.) D. Wm. Dkan,
Clerk of the Circuit Court ol the
ELFXTION RETURNS, PRIMARY ELECTION, OCTOBEIi 7th, 1!)1(5.
Name of Office and ,
Candidate 12 3 4 5.0 7 8 1) 10' Total
No. Votes Cast 35 '.57 114 Gl SI 88 20!) 140 2(5 !)7 i)()S
Delegate to Congress .
Kalanianaohi, J. K. 33 28 " .75 40 32 . 28 1J33 52' 18 (il 523
Louisson, A. L. 1. .'5 8 5 " , 1 3 l(i 12 1 0 4G
McCandlcss, L. L. 0
Coney, .1.11. ' 34
Kahi, I. S. 0
Chandler, J. S. 1
losun, Edward Kuapuhi 1
.lorves, John de Cam bra 33
Kancalii, I). 2
Kula, Janics K. 38
Lota, .lai ncs K. 81
Wilcox, O.ll. 81
I, Joseph . 1
Naahielua,- S. D. Z. -" 0
Puni, Henry 1
45 1 1
1 hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct statement ol the result of the Primary Election
held on the 7th day of October, A. I). 11)1(5, in tho County of Kauai, Territory of Hawaii, as to candidates
fortius various ollices as shown by the ollicial returns of the Results of Votes Cast at the said Election receiv
ed by nio from the several Hoards of Inspectors of Election of tho Sixth Representative District of the said
Territory of Hawaii, being the County of Kauai, and now on file in my olliee.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and ailixed the seal of the County of Kau
ai hereto at Lihue, this 11th day of October, A. 1), 11)1(5.
J. MAIIIAl KANHAKUA,
County Clerk, County of Kauai.