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Killed At Chihuahua
El Paso Agents have telegraphed Washington that Charles Kit
tlesen, German vice consul; Charles Elmondorfs and another (un
identified) American were killed by Villa bandits at Chihuahua.
Elmendorfs, daughter was taken to the mountains
Cause Of Explosions
New York Recent explosions at Archangel in munition cargoes
were due to bombs put in the ships in New York, is the charge of Rus
sian agent. The police are investigating.
The Teutons captured Tergovistea and are still advancing. The
Rumanians were defeated southwest of Bucharest, losing 8,000 cap
tured. Mcckenson has won a decisive victory on the Argechu river.
The British Report
London Coalition cabinet to be dissolved and new cabinet con
structed but there will be no redical changes in policy, is the state
ment of Asquith. He did not deny that all ministers had resigned.
Adjournment has been asked to Thursday when new cabinet will be
Belgians have revolted at Antwerp against deportation and many
German soldiers are killed.
Monday December 4
Honolulu Elks memorial services yesterday the largest in five
vears. The music was fine. U. S. District Attorney S. C. I Tuber
was the principal speaker.
England's Political Crisis
London The political crisis is acute. The report is t'hat LJovd
George has resigned and that Asquith, during a conference with the
King, recommended the complete reconstruction ot the government.
The cpalitiou form is not seemingly pulling together.
What Russia Wants
Russian diplomats here have announced that Russia is to have
Constantinople and the Dardanelles should the Allies win. The an
nouncement came simultaneously with the official news that the Slavs
had launched a tremendous and apparently successful counter against
General Falkenhavn, in Moldavia.
Russia's New Attack
Paris The Russian attack along the entire front in Moldavia
against Falkenhavn net steadv gains, and Rumanian defense is stiffen
ing, a desperate fight being put up to save the capital sity. The
German staff reports reverses in that section, but say that the losses
of the Russians and Rumanians were out of all proportion to their
Quiet Again In Athens
All is again quiet in Athens. The Allies have withdrawn their
troops to Piraeus, as per agreement. o
A vigoious appeal has been received from Athens, signed Zalo
costas, protesting against the threats and actions of French Admiral
Fournet, and urging America to protest to Paris and London against
the infringement of the sovereign right of Greece, The writer wants
neutral powers to understand that the concilitorv spirit toward the
Entente will not save Greece from vicissitudes. Greece of her own
power .cannot withstand or escape them, because of her geographical
situation, says the appeal.
Bucharest Consulate Moved
Word has been received at the State Department that the Ameri
can representatives at micliarest nave left and are now located at
Jassv. the temporary capital.
lhe first meeting ot the naval promotion board was held yester
day. At the present session the board will select six rear-admirals.
28 captains and 75 commanders.
Petrograd Separate peace rumors were vigorously denied in the
session of the Duma yesterday, and on instruction Ambassador Tre
poff has been notified that Russia intends to continue the war to a
Rome Pope Benedict will hold a secret consistory on Monday
and a public consistory on Thursday for the creation of new cardinals
He will discuss the war and pray for peace,
Tokio Count Oyama is seriously ill.
New York President Wilson at a banquet here last night, follow
ing the ceremony of illuminating the statue of liberty said that the
hope of permanent world peace rests in the extension of republicai
forms of government over Europe,
London There has been bloody fighting in Athens. The Vene
zeioisis aiiacKcu uie loyalists anu mere were zuu casualties. A truce
was arranged through the Spanish minister, during which King Con
stantino agreed to surrender the guns demanded bv the Allits ai.d
withdraw except for a small guard.
A later despatch says that Admiral Fournet telephoned the Prem
' ler suggesting an armistice, but betore the word reached the Greeks
they had posted themselves on the lulls and fighting was renewed
i he French ellort to storm the wireless station southwest of tin
city was repulsed. There were 2,000 marines engaged and two Greek
othcers were wounded, lhe Greeks used artillerv. but the King,
who was a spectator, ordered this stopped. Two Greek colonels were
killed. The fleet fired on the hills back of the palace. The Crown
Prince and other princes have joined regiments.
Britili Cabinet Changes
Cabinet changes, involving the resignation of Premier Asquith, is
predicted by the Manchester Guardian.
The London Express says that the plan of a coalition government
is likely to be a go. and that a new war council may be appointed,
The weather prevents operations in Serbia.
Battle In Carpathians
Vienna The Russians endeavored to break tluough 'he Carpathi
ans into Hungary and n bloody battle ensued in which the invaders
The Maui Fair
Wailuku This has been the biggest day of the fair. Plantations
had a holiday and the town was crowded. It is estimated that the fair
has taken in S8.000.
Hackfeld & Co. will go out of the liquor business.
A German Report
Berlin The Russians attempted to advance at Smorgen, south
of Piusk. hut failed.
The Teutons defeated the Rumanians at Kauipolung, captur
The Russian Report
Petrograd The Russians captured the west part to Hernavda
bridge on the Danube. The Teutons were driven back, the Russians
tocapturing Tzotnana and Gostiuari and gained a footing atKirlibaba,
where there was desperate fighting in the streets,
' . Mass Meeting For Belgians
New York A mass meeting is planned to take place in this city
on December 15 to voice a protest against the deportation of Belgians
from their own country by the Germans. Senator Elihu Root wilt be
atnonu the sneakers. A telegram has been sent to the President ask
ing for all the facts in connection with the deportation of Belgians,
among the signers of the despatch being Joseph Choate and Thomas
The Chihuahua Situation
Washington Reports have arrived here from General Bell of the
battle of Chihuahua, stating that no trouble is expected on the border
as the result of Villa's victory. General Trevino is reported to be re
treating southward. Bell's report is from refugees. .
Football Killed Fifteen
Chicago Fifteen deaths have resulted from-football this season.
Another Fight Coming
Juatez tt is officially Reported that Villa is loading trains with
food taken in the city of Chihuahua and is preparing to take it to the
mountains. A new battle is developing at Chihuahua. General Tre
vino has been reinforced.
Saturday December 2
Sugar, 5.64. ,
Washington Officials here are worried more or less over the vie-
tory of Villa over the Mexican tortus ui tuniuuu. .rwcui ia usscn
that a large part of the government s liuamry mcaieu mere went over
toVilla.also that the artillery of Trevino was captured by the bandits.
- Wants Bigger Guns
Captain McKeitn, of the U. S. Navy, addressing the House com
mittee yesterdav on naval affairs, urged bigger guns on American
ships. He said that European navies were now using 18 and 20 inch
KUUS' Repnblicans Control House
Representative Mann claims that the Republicans control the lower
. ,ir . TJn .tntai. t1.nl Urn t II
house ot Congress, wmi vuics. aio- mv uui wuui-
date for speaker. - , t. . r .
To Probe Living Cost
n;trirt Attorney Anderson, of Boston, has been appointed chairr
man of the commission named to investigate the causes of the present
high prices. , ,
Russians At Bucharest?
Paris It is reported that Russian reinforcements have arrived at
Bucharest This statement is not, however, officially confirmed, .
German Submarines To racinc
London Lord Beresford declared yesterday that the British ad
miralty had information that Germany is laying plans to send sub
marines into the Pacific Ocean. He advocated drastic naval measures
and aeral attacks upon Zeebrugge. The arming of all merchantmen
is also urged, . ...
Miapp issues rrociamauun
Santo Domingo Captain Knapp, U.S.N
TTviitorl stntrc tn take charge of the government
has issued a proclamation in which he states that it is. not
tion of America to destroy the independence of the island,
desire is to see order restored.
, appointed by the
of Santo Domingo,
French And Greeks Clash
London French and Greek reservists have clashed in Athens
and the city is in n panic, It is feared that the French may bombard.
The Greek war ministry has ordered Greek troops concentrated in
Athens. Trainloads are already enroute there.
Capital City Nates
Honolulu Before the teachers' convention yesterdav L. G.Blnck
nifin delivered an address in which, he strongly advocated military
training in the schools of the Territory. He put forward the proposi
tion that it builds up loyalty and manliness.
J. P, Cooke, who underwent an operation on the coast, is report
ed to be considerably improved.
The banquet at the Maui Hotel in Wailuku last night in honor
of Governor Piukham was a brilliant affair.
Sofia The Bulgarians have sanguinarily defeated the Rumanians
at Wallachia. ("Sanguinarily" is a short way of saying "attended
by much blood shed." Ed. Gard. Isl.)
Belgians To Germany
London Reuters News Agency states that all male inhabitants
of Hnsselet and Lanaye, Belgium, between the ages of 7 and SO and all
females owning sewing machines are to be deported.
The British have gained a conspicuous success in East Africa.
Amsterdam A train carrying Austrian notables to the funeral of
the late Emperor Franz Joseph was wrecked and a number of the pas
sengers killed or wounded.
Awaits Safe Conduct
The new Austrian ambassador to the United States will not be ap
pointed until his safe conduct to Washington can be guaranteed, says
a Vienna despatch.
"Russians Claim Successes
Petrograd The Russian offensive is successful along the whole
of the Rumanian frontier. South of Kirlibaba the heights have been
Marina Sinking A Blunder
Washington The commander of the German submarine which
sunk the steamer Marina, causing the loss of six American lives, re
ports that he mistook the vessel for a troop transport and asks Ameri
ca to define the exact status of the vesseL He states that he is ready
to pay indemnity.
Over 100.000 Belgians DeporOd
The Belgian minister states that oyer 100,000 of his countrymen
have been deported fiom Belgium to work in Germany. Three thou
sand are beinR deported eveiy week, Belgium looks to the United
States for help.
An Expensive Attack
Berlin The Russians and Rumanians violently attacked the Teu
tons over a two hundred-mile front, but it was a waste of blood and
ammunition for they tailed to gain important advances.
Maui's Great Fair
Wailuku The Maui fair is a grand success, The exhibits are
impressive and the automobile parade was beautiful. There is a big
attendance. The Governor presented the colors to the Third Regiment
and addressed the' school children. (
Capital City Notes
Honolulu The visit of former Senator Metzger to the Islands
starts a rumor that he may be appointed Territorial secretary. Gov
ernor Pinkham and Secretary Thayer say thev know nothing about
Two hundred and fifty teachers attended the teachers' convention.
Doctor Adelaide Brown addressed the convention suggesting a terri
torial school survev. A resolution was presented urging an increase
of pay for school teachers.
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