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From San Franclsca? Mat sn April L'T. For San Francisco A!nn Iniria A ;tiI 27. From Vancouver: Mak ura. May I'J.' For Vancouver: Makura, April 30. 3:30 Edition it i'A(ii-: noxoi. ru tkijkitokv or Hawaii. ; .i. y. .rmi. ... r.'i:.. u lwt.E PKICE FIVE CENTS Haw.uian !ar. 'l XXII. No Tl' 24 DEMANDS ON CHINA ARE NOW SET BY JAPAN New List, Though Virtually Duplication of Old, In Some Respects Is Extension Time Limit Not Set CHINA SECRETLY MAKES FEEBLE MILITARY PLANS Recognizes Her Unprepared ness Foreign Observers Expect Tokio to Resort to Force if Necessary Con tradictory Reports to Japan ese Press in Honolulu Annotated I'rexn lv Federal Wireless PEKING, China, April 26. Conferences between Minister Hioki of Japan and Ln Cheng Hsiarig, Chinese foreign minis ter, have been resumed. Min . ister Hioki has presented an extended list Of 24 demands, virtually tC duplication of the Japan insist that China ac cept the new list, but a time limit has not been set. China is secretly making Cce- ; ble military preparations. Foreign observers . believe Japan will use force unless H China yields; TOKIO; Japan, April 26. The firm . ,-' attitude of the. Japanese government !; in pressing the demands upon China Y has .aroused widespread approval throughout the .country. Although parliament Is not in session, 100 of ' its members have gone on. record asJ ; i favoring the demands. Conflicting cablegrams to different Junajiesajiewitjuiers still rtlu Ho nolulu Chinese an a Japanese as to the 'real' Pteps taken In negotiations by their" respective Koveramenta. The sentiment of both, communities in Ho nolulu seems to be well divided as to the authenticity of each cable. The. two latest. contradictory cables are as follows: : -:. ' . 1 (Special to Nippu Jljt.) TOKIO, April-23. Minister Hioki .V (Continued oa page two) "''.' ' Ambassador George w. Guthrie, who arrives in, Honolulu from Japan on the Manchuria late this afternoon. was Mayotuuthrie of Pittsburg from 1906 to l&yy - during; which' Ume he fell rari fhm fitfa' tt ci mvn utfk Idetl." .... Y-V- - .: i -: $ hnr iinr i ninTniinTrrn m i in nui.rii MISSION TO U. S. uon temporary civic writers nave giv en him a foremost place among Amer . - ica's mayors for substantial accom . pllshment The effects of his reforms in the Pittsburg muninicipality have been ao gratifying to Idealists in civic lmnmvfmpnt that minv rltlM nf the ; mainland have adopted his methods of -house cleaning" and straightening out of municipal tangles. -I have tried to elevate the stand ard manatrpmcnt Alrtnp-. rrv lfnA fnr ', the future.-, the then Mayor GuthrieJ : was reported to have said at the close of his successful term. national politics he never allowed pol- Itics to enter into his administration. ' The heads of his departments were Re publicans, not because Democrats were unfit, but tecause the men he thought v best fitted for the offices happened to ' be Republicans. He would not per- 4clitical club or attempt to run the 'municipal rork as' a spoils system. Mayor Guthrie also established a .mem system wnich eliminated all .traces of politics . from municipal af- uua iuiu BkBJLeu riuouui iu lue (Jam . clean city government of which ' The Is so tiroud today. The approaching crises in the Far Fast and the part the United States --. is to play -In the pending trouble may : have called Ambassador Guthrie to America. To lay before President r Wilson the true nature of affairs in . 4he Orient Is deemed by many to be -the errand which takes him to the ' home' government "when Japan is on : the verge of war with China. His re port may materially affect the policy , of United SUtes In the. Orient The ambassador and Mrs. Guthrie will remain In America for six months. Monuments H. E. HENDRICK, LTD. i " ' Merchant and Aiakea Sta. BASEBALL RESULTS AMERICAN kCAGU E. At Boston Boston 9, Philadelphia 2. At New York New York 9. Wash ington 2. At Detroit St. Louis 3, Detroit 1. At Chicago Chicago 12. Cleveland 1. NATIONAL LEAGUE. At Brooklyn New York 3. Brook lyn 0. At Philadelphia Philadelphia 7, Boston 4. At St. Louis St. Louis 3, Pittsburg 0. At Cincinnati Cincinnati 13, Chi cago 12. NEWSPAPERMAN SAID TO BE UNDER DEATH ORDER FREED, RELATIVES HEAR Aiso iati'-l Press by Federal Wireless WASHINGTON, D. C, April 26. Philip McCleary, a newspaper corre spondent at Vera Cruz, has been sen tenced to be shot by the Carranza au thorities there, according tq uncen sored despatches reaching here. Secretary cf State Bryan has in structed Consul Silliman to interview Carranza and get the facts. EL PASO, Texas, April 26. Philip April 26. Philip :nt of this city, ceived ford that pril C6.-lt is re- McCleary is a reside His relatives have rece he has been released EL PASO, Texas. Ap ported here that Gen. Villa has re leased Francisco Obregon, brother of the Carranza general, who was held a prisoner. IMPORTANT ARMY MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED SOON BY THREE U. S. A. EXPERTS Assoeitel Tress by Tellers! Wireless WASHINGTON. D. C. April 26, Important questions for the United States army. Including matters of field guns and ammunition, will be considered soon by a board to consist of Col. Charles G. Treat, MaJ. John Rice and MaJ. Chas. P. Summeral! This was announced at the Vvar de partment today.; - MANY TAKING EXAMS FOR WEST POINT FAIL AND : NEW TESTS ARE ORDERED Associate! Tress bv Federal Wireless .WASHINGTON, O. C Ap4-26. Owing to ninety failures in the ranks of those taking examinations for en- tranee: to West Point, Secretary of War Garrison has ordered additions examinations on May 25 at 16 army pOStS. ':';: ;':; JOHN BUNNY. FAMOUS AND HIGH-SALARIED MOVIE ACTOR, IS DEAD Associated Press by Federal Wireless NEW YORK, N, Y., April 26. John Bunny, famous actor in the movies and aaid to be the most popular of all film artists and one of the highest paid, died here today of a complies tion of diseases. EIGHT ARE DROWNED FROM FISHING LAUNCH; NO BODIES'RECOVERED i f AssoiiaYed Press by Federal Wireless SAN FRANCISCO, Cat April 26. Eight people were drowned early to day while out in a fishing launch. None of the bodies has Deen recov ered. HISTORIC GUNBOAT IS GIVEN TO TREASURY DEPT. AS A QUARANTINE SHIP Associated Press .by Federal Wireless WASHINGTON, O. C- April 26. The historic gunboat Concord will be given to the treasury department for a quarantine ship at Puget Sound. The Joint conference committee of the senate and house today reported on House BUI 299, providing for pub lic Improvements, recommending the final passage of the bill with the fol lowing added appropriations: National Guard armory. $20,000. Honolulu harbors, $109,000. Honolulu waterworks, I105.0M. Insane asylum, $40,000. Home for inebriates,, $10,000. Oahu prison, $75,000. The report changes the amount ap propriated for city and county im provements from 1255,844.27 to $265, 844.27. Six changes are made in the bill The report was adopted and now is ready to go to the governor as fai &s the senate is concerned. J. C. QUINN VERY ILL. There is no improvement today in the condition of Supervisor James Quinn, who has been ill for the past few weeks at the Pacific Saritarium. It was reported at the. sanitarium to day that Mr.,Quinn' condition now is critical and that there Is little chance of his recovery. NEEDED ITEMS APPROPRIATIONS GERMAN RAIDER TO BE INTERNED WHEN TIME'S UP Captain Thierfelder So Informs Newport News Collector of Customs Indications Time Limit Expires Friday VESSEL PREPARED TO MAKE DASH FOR SEA Coaled and Provisioned, Her Actions Caused Rumor She Would Try to Get Past Brit ish Cruisers PatroHing Vir ginia Capes Apparently Played Same Game as Prinz Eitel Friedrich Associated Press CableT WASHINGTON. D. C. April 26. Captain Thierfelder of the German commerce-raiding converted cruiser Kronprinz Wilhelm has informed Col lector of Customs Hamilton of New port News that he will intern the ves sel. EARLY REPORT DIFFERENT. An earlier Associated Press report today said: NEWPORT NEWS, Va., April 26. Capt. Thierfelder of the German con verted cruiser Kronprinz Wilhelm is eoalina and Drovisioning his ship. It is reported that the time of the Kron prinz is up on Friday and that unless she then leaves she will be interned by the United States government. The ship arrived here on April 11, aft er having been at tea since August 3, 1914, during which time she destroyed much British merchant shipping. The German merchant raider is the second Teuton was vessel which put m at Newport News. The merchant raider Prinz Eitel Kriedrich, when there for repairs and interned. It may be significant that the Prinz Ei tel Friedrich also coaled and pro visioned, according to authentic re ;orts. Just before interning, the result being that seven British cruisers were kept oilman.,, Virginia.. capes on the alert to seise the -?essej on her ex pected exit front the American port But when the Eltel's time was up, she interned. When the'Kron Prinz Wilhelm ar rived at Newport News Commander Thierfelder asked for 300 tons of coal and supplies , for three days, but the federal authorities allowed him loO tons. Before she began taking on coal and supplies the Kronprinz Wilhelm had under 25 tons of coal and scant provisions for a crew of 500 men ani 61 prisoners from British merchant ships destroyed by her in the South Atlantic. Capt. Thierfelder asked for time to survey his ship and to submit to ex amination by a board of United States naval officers before making a form al request as to the time he wishes to remain in American waters for full supplies and repairs. This formal re quest was afterward made. His ma chinery after the 255 days' voyage from New York harbor was said to be in fairly good condition, evidenced by the fact that the ship was able to make at least 23 knots an hour in her dash into Hampton roads. Sinking of the neutral Norwegian bark Semantha, bound for Falmouth, February 5, last', promised to present an interesting case similar to that precipitated by the sinking of the American bark William P. Fry by the German raider Prinz Eitel Friedrich. (Continued on page twc TEDDY'S LETTERS TOW-PUTT READ IN COURT Former President Denies, How ever, He Took Part in "In visible Government" Aftsnci&terf Press bv Federal Wirelessl SYRACUSE, N. Y., April 26. Confi-' dential letters from the fiie of the ate Sen?tor Piatt were read today in the libel suit of William Barnes, Jr., against Cot. Roosevelt. Some of ths etters to Piatt were from Roosevelt. On the stand Col. Roosevelt said today he had consulted freely witn Piatt on affairs at Albany, realizing that Piatt was the "boss." He denied that he had taken any part in "invis ible government," asserting that his rctions have been "as visible as could be." TOKIWA REACHES JAPAN. (Special to Nlppu JijiJ TOKIO. Japan. April 25 The Japa nese battle-cruiser Tokiwa arrived at i will sail to Hawaii for a three weeks' the naval base Yokosuka today after, visit in the islands, arrived on a spe some months In Mexican waters salv-icial train her today. They visited ing the Asama. When the cruiser put the exposition tnis afternoon and were in ?t Honolulu two weeks apo the guests at a dinner tonight. Tomer crew Contributed $ltl toward the re row they will leyve for Honolulu on lief fund for the widows of the F-4. jthe Oceanic liner Sierra. SAN DIEGO FAIR ! OOLOEN CHANCE : FOR TERRITORY W. A. Anderson Writes Star Bulletin Splendid Promotion Work Is Offered VAI 1 1 A PI c PUR! IPITY AT SMALL EXPENSE POSSIBLE Southern Exposition bteadiiy e .1 in i winning r-avor ana Attend ance Is Growing That H;ivaii six i:ld t;..- .it once tht mutter of sou:-' itji.ucI l)i:')liiity work, eu.r tliui.-i:; mi .i small M ale, at the San J'i"i;o vxs: licn. is the firm belief t W An dersen of Mau:, v. ho i.s nov at San Diego introducing the ruc!io " i!i ink. He writes to the Stut l'.ui! f.n a follows: "Editor Honolulu Star-CuiK tin, iioiUf lulu. "Sir: I hae been in S.r.: Itiego a littie over two weeks, a xi it has been borne in upon me in that time that we in Hawaii were missing something in seeing snd hearing so little about the San Dieo Imposition. 1 know a great many people are plan ning to visit the coast th:s summer from Hawaii, and believe a great many of thesa do not even know there s. a Panama-California Kx; sition in San Diego. We read a little about it in the local papers when Vr. Ken- netn 1 rcn visitea nonoiimi to ma terial for the Hawaiian Village. At that time Ernest Kaai arranged t; bring a number of muslriar.s. etc. tu furnish entertainment in the village. As at first conducted, by a 'malihini'' who had spent only abofit two weeks in Hawaii, the village was not a finan cial success. In tlarqh, however. Mr. Kaai was put in charge rf the exhibi tions, and since then it has hecomo one of the most popular. places on the isthmus. It is nowadvertising Ha waii in a creditable aiid interest ins manner. "The exposition itself is unique and beautiful. While natyjUv the at tendance is smaller tharrat Ffhn Fran cisco, the enclosed clipping will givn a' fair idea cf the attendance; and the steady increase, which indicates that during the summer vacation months a great many people will see our Hawaiian Village. Of course,' at pres ent there are no official exhibits, and all that is to be seen in the Iiawaii Village is a bit of modern Hawaii, a bit of ancient Hawaii, both of which are excellent representations; some leis which are one sale, the rose'lle (Continued on page two) VAR RELIEF SUM PASSES $67,000 Hawaii has raised more than S;7,m for .war relief purposes, it was an nounced today at a meeting of the war relief fund committee. Chairman George R. Carter presiding. . Treasur er James A. Rath made the following statement shewing how the money has been divided: Total received StiT.'.r,::.!!."; Disbursements Belgium JiT.i:"'! no N. France a.oiio.oo Poland 'M2.".ou Serbia ::. 7 -.".!- Austria i.nuo.on Prince of Wales f. T.'.nu German fund 4::. Of) Children's fund . . 1 1.1" Am. Red Cross (Serbia 1. 77::.ui ;.:. nr.:.'. 1.1 $L.rMn perfected a very Balance The committee efficient working organization at :oM; ends. It has received, definite von; that its contributions are boiim dis tributed in a very helpful ml efficient manner and that beinu the case, the committee expects, so long as the in tiibutions continue, to maintain its i resent channels of distribution. CONGRESS PARTY READY TO SAIL Asso.'iated Press bv FV.leral Wireless" J SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.. AprM 26. "Uncle Joe" Cannon of Illinois, James Mann, Republican house leader, and '138 other members of the party that GIVEN BY HAWAII ON THE SIERRA BIG BATTLE RAGES ITALIAN MINISTER OF NAVAL AFFAIRS MAKES MOVE AGAINST AUSTRIA W rJ ROME Italy's warlike . attitude against Austria is mare and more emphatizEd, Recently orders were is sued by Admiral Viale, the Jtalian minister cf marine, to arrest any Ehips, no matter of what nationality, conveying goods to or from Austria. Italy is blocking the shipments of all food supplies from her own people to Austria. The Italian fleet is ready to clear for battle on short notice. GUILTY' PLEA No Revelations of "Ring" Are Heard, as Trial Is Suddenly Cut Short Xo revelations came today of "in s'ders'' or "higher-ups' m opium-smug-.ul'ng here. Paul II. Hoggs, recently indicted by the territorial grand jury on the charge of robbery, in connection with the ""badger same" worked on Chinese who wanted to buy smuggled opium, plead ed guilty tod'y and thereby stopped the trial. It has been expected that the trial would bring out some inter csting details of how the "badger game" was worked and what connec tion the known operators had with others if any. The new chapter in the Scully-How er-.McGrath, etc., case was short. Koggs who. with George A. ("Bert") Bower, J. VcGrath and J. T. Scully, ws indicted by the territorial grand jury, withdrew his plea of not guilty and entered cne of g;;ilty before Judge Ashfcrd. Bo.ggs pleaded ruilty t ) a charge of t eccnd-degree robbery. Sentence has betn deferred until Saturday morning at ! o'clock, at which time the other defndants in the same case will ap pear. Scully and H. B. Lewis, who were convicted on a charge of robbery in the second degree, are also to be sentenced at this time. Seuiiy and Lewis were indicted by the grand jury February H' on a charge fT first-degree robbery. T!ie pleaded 'not guilty and their case was tried March I'J. The jury returned a erdict of guilty of robbery in the second degree Xeither was sentenced. Scully was released on bond in the sum 'of SI.0.."'". Lewis' bail was fur nished by fid. Hunt, who later dis 1 ;ed (f I.;.; property here and left the territory. I.wis was unable to secire other bondsmen and now is in jail. J. T. Scully, Hoggs. McGrath and Bower were indicted by the territorial grand jury .March 1 fJ" a charge of robbery in the first degree. They pleaded not guilty. About three weeks ago Scully had his case nolle prosed, it being understood that he would be a witness for the prosecution. Later, Bower and .McGrath appeared before Judge Ashford and pleaded gniltv to robbery in the second decree. They arc now in custody. WOMEN CAR CONDUCTORS. f Associated Press ; (; I. A S (i () Scotland. Women street car condurtnrs ure binjr tried i in ("rlasirow. The uniform ineludes a ! neat blup skirt and oat. edsed with j sold braid. If the trial squad of wo l men conductors proves efficient, a con- sideralile number Will be employed at j onfp For the present, the women j far-collectors will work only four ! hours a day. running between the I'ni ! versity and Dumbreck. They will le paid the same wages as men $S.2j tc $S a week. O. ca.sionally a little sin grows weds and raises a big family. up. Iff r p2Z VIALE: 1 BlGS PREFERS NOPU CAE GERMANS CLAIM SUCCESS IN DRIVE UPON VPRES; ALLIES LAND ARMY AT DARDANELLS ASSAULT ON ENTRANCE TO "G8LDEN HORN" IS MADE IN FORCE TURKS HAVE 35.000 MEN ENTRENCHED TO OPPOSE ADVANCE DUTCH STEAMER CARRYING WOM EN DELEGATES TO GREAT HAGUE CONFERENCE HELD AT DOWNS. CANT CROSS CHANNEL JANE ADDAMS APPEALS TO AMBASSADOR PAGE Associated Press Service by Federal Wirelesv BERLIN, Germany, April 26. Several victories have been won by the Germans on the western front. Manv prisoners hve been taken bv them, including 1000 Canadians. Hartmanns-Weilerkopf has been recaptured. Battle in Belgium Said to be Greatest of War; Kaiser Coming LONDON. England, April 26. What some observers de clare o bp "the greatest battle of the war" is now raging near the Yser. on the western front. It is reported that the kaiser and Gen. "on Hindenberg.. the hero of the successes on the east, are en route to the Yser. Allies' Army Disembarks, Covered By Fleet, and Advances on Turks LONDON, England, April 26. Official. A general attack by land and sea on the Dardanelles straits, in an effort to force an entrance to Constantinople ad strike a decisive blow at Turkey, has been begun. : : LONDON, England, April n.British headquarters has . received authentic news that the attack on the Dardanelles Has Seen made in force. , U Y Following the costljr bombardment"of th0TAljlcsfajlilp"f ; at the Turk forts along the outer entrance of the Dardanelles, the British; landed large numbers of troops and some French , troops also' are said to be with" them- .:-r"';; It is said that a still larger army has been disembarked,' covered by a brisk; fire from- thferfleet at the Turk forts.' j Tho enemy were entrenched along" the' Gallipoli peninsula, but the Allies landed. :their soldiers sucdessfully. ; . Both the landing of troops and an advance by those already ashore continue. ' It is estimated that 35.00 Turks are entrenched along the Gulf of Saros. . Women Delegates to Big Peace Convention Can't Reach Hagte LONDON, England, April 26. The steamer NoordamV carrying two-score women from America to the International Congress of Women to be held at The Hague, is anchored at ' Downs. So far it has been unable to obtain permission to proceed to Rotterdam, where the women were to disembark to go to ! The Hague. Jane Addams, who party and who is to preside at The Hague convention, has ap pealed to American Ambassador Page. He has replied that it is impossible for him to assist in getting the ship across the. Channel, as all Dutch shipping has been stopped owing to the . submarine warfare. Opinion Growing Austria and Italy Drift Steadily to Var ROME, Italy. April 26. The opinion is growing here that f. Austria and Italy are drifting inevitably to war. ; A diplomat quotes Prince von Buelow, the German am bassador here, as saying: "It is impossible for Austria to ac cept Italy's demands." ' GERMAN OFFICIAL CABLEGRAMS I The following cablegram was re ceived early today from official Ger man sources: "WASHINGTON, D. C April 26. German headquarters report, AprH 25: 'Near Ypres more German success es have been won. The ground gain, ed on April 23 north of Ypres has been held against attacks by the ene my. Further eastward the Germans stormed $olaert farm, Saint Julien, Kersselaere, Grafenstaffed, and taken prisoner 1CO0 English. They also todk several machine guns. "An Englisi counter attack west of Saint Julien this morning was repulS ed with very heavy losses for ths enemy. "East of Lille British attempts to attack the Germans broke ..down un der the German fire. In theAgonnes, north of Leburde-Paris, the Germans repulsed a charge of two French bat talions. On the Me use height south IN WEST is a member of the American west of Combres, the French suffered a heavy defeat. The Germans cnargea, storming inrougn several French lines. " "French attacks made to win back by night lost ground) failed under heavy losses. The Germans took Zi' French officers-and 1600 men. They alftn took 17 rannnn. t . sefle there ia local hand-to-hand fkiht- Ina' In Pr1et' maarf a" Frnr.h riiaht attack failedMn the Vbsges fog has. "The situation on the east front fs unchanged. Two wealc attacks by ths Russians on Chlechanow were repuls- " A . Rilliatsik vuaa aaain " hIfef with 20 bomb: r retaliate a?a?mt thS '- sians. PETROGRAD, Russia Apf 26.-i-Th" Russian government has? appro priate d $5,500,CCO f or th e re lief of wa r cuffsrers In. Gallcia. Tht "money 'will ' be Jargeiy u?ed ta purchase wheat and horses ' fr.; tbt .fjimkig ','popura-tfon.'.,-;;. t-i y.-l:: .r .