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THB GARDEN ISLAN.D, TUESDAY, AUGUST .17, 1915
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Sunday, Auguft 15
Honolulu It is rumored that Judges Matlhewmnn, of Kona, and
Parsons, of Hilo, have been asked to continue to serve on the bench,
"Jimmie" Boyd Dead
James H. hoyd, former su; erintendent of public works, dropped
dead at Waimca yesterday.
On The Mexican Border
Washington While troops are moving toward the border, the
alternative ot war or ucace is offered Mexico. The war department's
orders iust issued are for a large increase of border troops.
Reports of Mexicans massing across the border above Brownsville,
threatening to raid in force, induced a delegation of Brownville resi
dents to urge General Fuuston to increase the armed force at that
General Funston reports that Carranza and the soldiers who are
making trouble along the border are acting without authority,
Mnnitions For Mexico
Los Angeles When the British steamer Prince Albert waited for
clearance papers yesterday it was learned that she had as part of her
cargo a large quantity f ammunition for Ma.atlan, Mexico. Clearance
was denied until the ammunition was removed, which was done,
New Cabinet Has Troubles
Tokio The new cabinet appears to be facing the same old troubles
as the previous one.
Eastland Being Raised
Cnicago The excursion steamer Eastland, which went down in
the Chicago river, has been brought to an even keel.
Arizona Gels Very Mad
Nogales There was a violent outburst of anti-Mexican feeling
here yesterday, with street rioting in which soldiers took part.
Early in the dav a band of Mexican outlaws came over to a ranch
fifteen miles west and herded the cattle there, but were driven off by
auto parties. When the auto posses returned here and reported that
the two hundred Mexicans had been chased back across the border,
order was restored.
Strike Riot About Over
St. Louis The riots incident to thestrikcof teamsters were quell
ed by the police and the strike itself is in process of settlement.
Haiti Is In Straits
Washington Adniral Caperton reports that Haiti is destitute
through lack of crops and the paralyzing of industry.
The Russian Battle Front
London Reports from the great eastern battle front are -to the
effect that the Russians are gaining ground against von Hindeuberg
in the north, but are being pushed back by Leopold's men and Mac
kensen in the center and on the left. The Russian center is being
forced back slowly.
The Balkan Situation
A crisis is rapidly approaching in the Balkans, and Bulgaria will
be forced to decide within a few days whether she will become an ally
of the Entente or an ally of the Alliance. Everything today points to
the participation of both Bulgaria and Roumania in the war on the
side of the Allies.
lhe Roumanian army is being rapidly mobilized and is beinc
transferred toward the Transylvania border, where Germany has 40,000
Honolulu judge Whitney has been asked Dy Attornev-General
Gregory to accept reappointment as second judge of the First Circuit
and has cabled his acceptance.
French Bombard At Jaffa
fans -A. French cruiser has bombarded German shops at Jaffa
wnere munitions and ooats were being collected preparatory to a big
rain on tne uez canal.
The Situation In Russia
London -With the German generals hammering hard at the Rus
sians ana the latter trying desperately to settle down on a defensive
line, the capitals of the Allies are speculating whether or not the Rus
sians will be able to h ld their second line of defense. Increasing pres
sure around the right torces Russians to retreat again.
Mackensen Swings Northward
Berlin Von Mackensen, commanding one of the German
in i'oland, lias swung northward towards Radzkynoladova line.
On The West Front
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un uie west the Lrown J'riuce and his men are hammering the
French line in Argonne.
American Cotton Boat Seized
uretnen 1 lieAniencan bark Pass (?), of Baltimore, is held here,
tne vessel ueing seized while taking cotton to Archangel. The Ger
man authorities say that she is held pending a decision in the case of
the Uacia, which may be used as a precedent.
German Attacks Are Repelled
Paris Two attacks have been made by Germans at entire section
around Mane Iheresa. They were repulsed with heavy loss'es for the
Germans Progress In Flanders
iienin progress is being made bv the German forces at Martins
British Steamers Sunk v
London ine British steamer Cairo, Princess Caroline, Fisher
and Amethyst have been sunk by submarines. Four of Princess Caro
line s crew said to be lost.
El Paso Authoritive reports received here snv that the militarv com
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uiuuucia ui inc uuu Jiuiiuuiy six .Mexican blatCS rtittlSe to rCCOglllZC
the authority of either Carrauzn or Villa.
Other Mexican Happenings
Washington News has been received here that Carranza .has re
moved the mayor f Vera Cruz. Ami foreign demonstrations have
occurred in that port,
est Truck at an Honest Price
In designing their trucks the Republic Motor Truck Company has elimi
nated all impracticable and questionable theory of motor truck construction; has
kept in mind the view point of the operator, who desires above all else a common
sense truck, pimple in construction and operation.
Republic truck reputation has been established. The manufacturers make no
assertions they cannot substantiate, and no promises they cannot fulfil.
Continental Motor Internal Gear Drive
High Tension Magneto Channel Steel Frame
Stromberg Carburetor Nickel Steel Gears
2 ton $1775.00 Honolulu 1 ton $1500.00 Honolulu 3-4 ton $1225.00 Honolulu.
chuman Carriage Co., Ltd.,
Funston reports that the outlaws making trouble along the bor
der are principally Carranza officers and men.
Saturday, August 14
Honolulu The Paufic Mail Steamship Company has sold all of
its steamships to the Atlauiic Transport Company, of West Virginia.
I his nmy be a dummy ' deal, made with the expectation of return
ing to the old run in ease of the repeal of the Seaman's Act.
Sam Johnson assumed coirmandof the National Guard veslerdav,
with Captain Redington as assistant adjutant-general.
Von Hindenbcrn At Kovno
London Von Hindeuberg. by a seiies of attacks, the cost and'
magnitude of which has impressed lhe general staff with importance
yesterday succeeded in seizin command of positions which dominate
the fortress at Kovno.
Vienna advices say that t'.ic Austrian enveloping efTort is closing
tighter and tighter on the Rn .si u:s.
The distinguished gallauiry of the famous Prussian Guard in the
swamps of the Bug river has notably accelerated the advance of von
Cotton Or. Frc2 List
London Through remarks by Lord Cecil it is presumed that En
gland will soon place cotton on the list of contraband. This step has
been urged with insistence by the Lord Northcnte group of newspapers.
Damages For The Ftyj
Berlin The American note accepting Germany's offer to pay
damages for the loss of the ship Win, P. Frye has been received here.
Two commissioners, one appointed' by each nation, will determine the
Injured In Strike Riot
St. Louis Twenty persons were injured in a riot caused by
striking teamsters here yesterday. Five hundred strikers stormed the
drivers of United States mail wagons.
Mrrtial Law In Poland
Copenhagen Public meetings are forbidden bv the German mili
tary government of Russian Poland, and communication with the en
emies of Germany is made punishable bv death.
Deadlock In The Balkans
Rome Concerted diplomatic pressure of the Allies is being exeit-
ed upon Serbia in the effort to get her to yield to the duuands of Dul
gaiia in regard to Territorial concessions as the price of an attack by
Bulgaria on I urkey from the t ear. 1 he proposition has settled down
to a deadlock.
More Vessels Are Sunk
London Six more vessels have been sunk by submarines.
Puzzling Grain Manipulation
New York Seaboard exporters are mystified by the attempt of a
clique of .brokers to cancel export contracts for the delivery of two
million bushels of grain to the Allies.
Chicago operators say that it means that the Allies have either
found a new avenue of reaching Russian grain, or are unable to meet
the contracts with the required coin.
Texas Rangers Concentrated
Austin Texas Rangeis, equipped with a thousand rounds of am
munition to each man, are concentrated here.
Armed conflicts on the border are decreasing, but the situation is
Austrian Submarine Sunk
Rome The Austrian submarine U-3 was sunk in the lower Adri
Honolulu A. G. M. Robertson has been reappointed chief justice
of the Supreme court by President Wilson, party politics being set
aside. General satisfaction is expressed by lawyers.
Activity On Baltic
London The Russians are holding the Baltic line where the Ger
mans tried a flank attack as a part of their enveloping offensive.
Attacks on Riga bv the Germans have been repulsed.
Recent events indicate that the Russians will safely withdraw
their army from its perilous position.
Zeppelin Raid Yesterday
Six persons killed yesterday, 23 wounded and It houses badlv
damaged last night by a German Zeppelin squadron which raided the
east coast of England.
One Zeppelin is believed to have been badly damaged by the fire
from an aeroplane gun directed against it.
To Attack Kovno
Petrograd The Germans are preparing a tremendous attack on
They have built cement pits fifteen feet deep to hold powerful
mortors and' are constructing roads over which to transport their big
guns to points within reach of the fortifications.
Fighting In Argonne
Paris Three attacks made on the French positions in Argonne
by German soldiers have been repulsed, the Germans being easily
checked. The offensive continues. lls
Steamers Sunk Today
London The British steamers Jacona, Ospre and Summerfield,
and the Norwegian steamer Auro have been sunk by submarines. The
engineer, mate and mate's wife on boaid the Summerfield weredrowned.
Germans Capture Fort
Berlin The Germans have captured the fortress of Siedlyeon on
the Warsaw-Kovno line.
Kamerun Is "Run In"
Tangiers Kamerun has been captured by an expeditionary force
of the Allios.
The Mexican Situation
Washington The Pan-American appeal to warring Mexican fac
tions asking them to compose their differences and ' end righting will
go forward today.
President Wilson orders that United States troops be held in readi
ness for emergencies on the border.
General Funston, commanding the border forces, has not asked
for more troops.
To Consider Defenses'
General Scott, chief of staff, has been ordered to remain at El
Paso to undertake any secret mission on which the State Department
may find it desirable to send him.
Washington President Wibon made it known todav that 1n will
enter upon conferences with Secretary Daniels and Secretary Garrison
next week on the question of national defenses.
Bath-Tub Smith Hanged y'
London The bath-tub murderer, Smith, was haiiecd hpri tnriA
He was accused of killing three wives while thev were Imtliitm 'T'
Friday, August 13.
San Francisco Captain Matsou has added to his statement oS
yesterday regarding the possibility of the repeal of the coastwise suf
pension law that if the bill is tepealed he would withdraw his steam
ers from the Honolulu service.