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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1915.
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK
(Continued Prom l'.iKe Oik-.)
PITTSBURG, December 22. Pittslmrg Hank of Savings, clr
today iy oruer oi Mate uanKing department. 40,000 school
Death of J. D. Holt, Sr.
Occurs In Wailaku
cm ( ren
I'.EREIX, December 22. Gen. von Enunish, wlio commanded tlie
German forces at Eicge, died at Hanover.
HONOLULU December 23. At 11 o'clock yesterday morning, the
last lot separation of north and south portions of the main aiahole
tunnel, was blown away. Ten minutes later engineers and officials
Havered the entire length of tunnel. Cheers and congratulations for
Jorgen Jorgensen, who carried poject through. Jorgensen called "wiz
zard of the tunnel."
HONOLULU, December 23. Mrs. Y. II. Moore, injured by au
tomobile, on Pali road on Monday night, is still unconscious. Physicians
believe she will recover.
LONDON, December 23. Bulgarians pursue entente allies into
Greece. Berlin announces Bulgarians will operate only along railroad
line leading to base at Saloniki. Grecians premier says' nation is angry
at lack of frankness on part of entente powers in dealing with Con
stantino which has turned sympathy away from cause.
England is ringing with praise for plucky manner Australians re
ceived news of withdrawal of British forces from Gallipoli. Gallipoli
sapped them of blood.
Dispatches from Austro-llungarian capital indicate American re
striction is not to be heeded by the dual monarchy. Premier von Burcn
goes to Jcrnn to conterence. 1 lie United Mates in final word
nothing more to debate in Ancona sinking. Washigton is firm.
PARIS, December 23. Havre agency reports Austrian submarine
operating off Malta yesterday, captured two boats, presumably Italian.
Also reported ships may be Japanese.
WASHINGTON, December 23. Henry Wisewood, expert in
mechanics, appointed to naval base by Daniels resigned from board,
giving as reason the inadequate naval program recommended by Daniels.
Department notice issued yesterday say impossible to determine
when canal will open.
HONOLULU, December 22. Cablegram from Washington says
"It looks like James L. Coke for U. S. district attorney,
man embassy, left for Europe today. He says he feels no bitterness
NEW YORK, December 22. Capt. von Papen, attache to Ger
to the United States, lie stated at departure he is glad of opportunity
to fight in the trenches.
LONDON, December 22. Dispatches from various sources re
present Germans taking advantage of British withdrawal from Gallipoli
by using moral effect of retirement to bring Greece and Roumania to
Teuton cause. Evacuation is pointed out as a sign of weakness of Allies.
Russian is forestalling attempt by invasion of Bulgaria.
HOT SPRINGS, December 22. President Wilson stated today
that mission of Col. House to Europe is not connected with peace.
LONDON, December 22. Following an all-night debate last night,
the House granted an increase of one million men to army, as requested
Lt. Gen. William Robertson, chief of general staff, will be recalled
to become of imperial stalT in London. Retirement of French and shift
of Robertson is taken to mean closer cooperation of British and French
on the western front.
.According to British official reports, Germans suffered heavily in
recent fighting on western front, near Armentiers.
Russians have occupied Kum, indicating important advances in
CHRISTIANIA, December 22. Lloyd Bingham, member of Ford
LONDON, December 22. Russians invade Bulgaria by sea. Under
guns of squadron of warships, sixteen transports of Russian soldiers
landed at Varna, the principal city on the Black Sea. Fortifications
were reduced in heavy bombardment. Announcement also made 'hat
Teutons are massing for a drive for Adriatic through Albania, with
Durazo as objective.
HOT SPRINGS, Va., December 22. Presence here of President
Wilson and his bride, makes this a center of honeymooning for country,
and newly wedded couples are arriving on every train. Hotels are
crowded with brides and grooms.
EL PASO, December 22. Anarchy, rioting and murder has broken
out at several points in" Chihuahua, and a number of Americans have
been killed. One on American side of line, and others in Juarez and
San Pedro. All attacks were by bands of Yaqui Indians.
AMSTERDAM, December 22. News here says German govern
ment has decided to close the Dutch-German frontier to travel in order
to prevent escape from Germany of prisoners of war.
CAIRO, 111., December 22. Nitro-glyccrin plant of Aetna Powder
Company at Sayville, was blown up today. Explosion due to chemical
SAN FRANCISCO, December 22. Nine Cherry Blossom dancers
have been sent to immigration station at Angel Island because Mr.
Ushijima, who gave bond for them, declined to comply with request
of bonding company that he change bond to cash.
LONDON, December 22. Bernhardt, the famous actress, is said
to be dying in Paris. Said to be congestion of lungs. She has been
ill since 5th.
NEW YORK, December 22. Col. Edw. M. House, friend and ad
viser of President Wilson, announced he will leave for the front prob
ably today. He goes at the request of President, on a confidential mis
sion. LONDON, December 22. Henry Ford and peace delegates, will
receive no cooneraton from Norwegian neace party. Because a Hun
garian woman is present in party, Norwegians say nothing can be done
which would be called neutral. Ford s looked upon as an idealist and
dreamer with no practical ideas to advance.
LONDON. December 22. German steamer Leros, sunk in Sea
of Marmora yesterday by a British submarine.
London is warned by Holland to effect that Zeppelins were flying
towards Entrland last nitrht
SAN FRANCISCO, December 22. Federal inspectors report that
faulty condensation crippled the liner Minnesota
HONOLULU, December 21. Great Nortiern, arriving Hilo Jan
uary 11. will bring a big party of Spokane business men
WASHINGTON. December 21. It is stated that full sttlemcnt
by Germany of Lusitania case, for which United States demands dis
avowal and indemnities, has been postponed owing to developments in
the Ancona cast, and growth of antrAmerican feeling.
LONDON. December 21. Sixteen transports filled with Russians
are off Varna, under escort of two destroyers and one cruiser. Athens
despatch savs warships are bombarding Varna.
John Dillon, in House of Commons, said today "Inefficient heads,
such as caused the failure of Gallipoli, should be removed be fore asking
tor more soldiers.
BERLIN, December 21. German forces have captured and are
now firmly holding the recently opened gap in British lines south ol
LONDON, December 21. Premier Asquith, in House of Com
mons, asked for an additional million men ior army, ile announces
British forces in war arena amount to a million and a quarter. His
speech surveyed widening of the theatre of war and need for larger
BERLIN. December 21. Greed for territory and annexation plans
of Teuton allies and quadruple entente, is back of failure of endeavors
to start peace negotiations, according to charge made in Reichstag uy
a socialist leader.
HONOLULU, December 21. Aeroplane system will have station
in Oahu. President of the Bell Telephone system announces a worl
wide service to come. He says Hawaii is an important link in the
great chain. Recent listening-in tests at Pearl Harbor, proved value
John DominiH Ilo'.t, a lifclonsj resi
dent of Oahu, died nt. 7:45 o'clock
Wednesday rvoninp. at the Malulnnl
hospital. Wailuku, following n stroko
of paralysis. Ho had arrived on Maui
Imt last Saturday, for a visit with his
Hon, John 1). Holt, Jr.. of the Wailuku
Suuar Company, and was stricken at
the lat tor's homo nhout in o'clock on
Sunday morning, never regaining con
Fciousness. The hody will ho ta'acn to
Honolulu this afternoon, where the fu
neral services and interment will take
The deceased was a member of the
well-known Holt family, his rather
having been Owen Holt, one of uev
eial brothers, nil prominently identi
fied with Island allairs during the
Monarchy. John Domini Holt, was a
major on the FtatT of Kalakaua. dur
ing the Monarchy, and ho had aim
held other places of prominence. At
one time ho was consider! d to lie very
wealthy, but is known to have suffered
various financial reverses !n the latter
years of his life. He would have been
5T years of ago had ho lived until the
17th of next month.
The derensed Is survived by five
children. Judge Win. Holt, of Wnia
nae; John IX, Harry, Chris, and Mrs.
Harry E. Murray. He also has five
brothers and ono sister living Will
iam. Owen. George, Chris, and VA
ward, a'l of Oahu. The sister is liv
ing in England.
Mrs. Harry E. Murray, his daugh
ter, arrived from Honolulu on Tues
day morning, and will return with the
Sings Next Week
Talented Musician Has Been Delight
ing Honolulu and Kauai Music
Lovers Has a Wonderful Voice.
MAY NOT ACCEPT LAHAINA
It. is possible that Arthur V. Lloyd,
of Waikapu, who was last week ap
pointed to the position of postmaster
at Lahaina, will not accept the job.
Mr. Lloyd is luna for the Wailuku
Sugar Company, and ho is not able to
see that there would bo much profit
him to make a change, especially
since the tenure of the office is. to
ay the least, uncertain, while the o'lt-
ay at the start is quite heavy.
The Sunday School and Christian
Endeavor rally to be held this even
ing in the Kaahumanu church, Wnilu-
is being looked forward to with
much anticipation. The musical pro-
ram promises to be of especial in
terest. The choir of the Waihee
church, one of the best on Maui, has
been rehearsing special music for the
occasion for some time. Following the
services in the church, the children
ill be given a treat with a Christmas
tree in the Town Hall.
There will be a Choral Communion
7 o'clock on Christmas Day at the
Church of the Good Shepherd arid
morning prayers with sermon and
pecial music at 10:30 a. m. to which
all are cordially invited.
The Taris Liberte has discovered
the most "nervy" of English tourists
always a self-confident race. This man
entered a well-known restaurant, ac
companied by two little girls, ordered
bottle of mineral water and three
plates, and began to eat sandwiches,
hich he had brought with him in his
The manager, overcome by this out
rage, approacnea nun ana said, i
hould like to infor myou that this is
"Who are you?" interrupted the En
'I am the manager," was the reply.
'Oh, you are the manager, are you?
That is good, I was just going to send
for you. Why isn't the band play
ing?" Youths Companion.
UN DAY SCHOOL RALLY TONIGHT
Miss Inga Orner, the greatest Nor
wegian soprano of the present day,
is surely coming to Maui. It was ex
pected that she would be here this
week, but her engagements in Hono
lulu and on Kauai necessitated the
postponement. She will however, ar
rive next Tuesday and will sing the
same evening in the new Wailuku Or
pheum, and on Thursday evening she
will give a concert at the Kahulul
Miss Inga Orner, a lyric Coloratura
soprano of the highest, rank, received
her first musical training through the
guidance of Wilhelm Klood at Chris
tiana, studied further for Joan do
Heszko at Taris, and completed her
education with Cesare Rossi in Italy,
where she made her debut as Gilda
in Uigoletto under long and lavish ap
plause. At a concert before their maj
esties, the King and Queen of Norway,
Miss Orner was highly complimented
on her beautiful voice, which has been
compared with that of Jenny Lind by
the greatest critics in the world. Miss
Orner scored a decided success at Cov
ent Garden at London, and has for
several seasons delighted the audien
ces of the Metropolita Opera Company
of New York. Miss Orner's voice is
clear and even, with a range of three
and one-half octaves. The Scandina
vian folk-songs she renders with origi
nality and rare interpretive ability,
plus the charms and vivacity of youth.
Miss Orner s reception in iionoiuiu
and on Kauai has been most enthusi
astic, and music lovers of Maul can
not afford to miss the opportunity of
Tickets are now on sale at the wai
luku Orpheum (Telephone No. 91)
and at the lialdwin National Bank.
Reserved seats are $1.00. with 50 cents
as general admission. Adv.
The following appointments In the
National Guard of Hawaii are an
nounced for the Information and guid
ance of all concerned: Captain A.
W. Collins is assigned to the 3d Inf.,
and ordered to appear before the ofll
cers' examining board for examination
to determine his fitness for promotion.
Captain H. B. Penhallow is assigned to
the 3d Inf., and also ordered to ap
pear before the officers' examining
board for examination for promotion.
CARD OF THANKS.
Mrs. William S. Mountcastle takes
this means of thanking the many
friends who in various ways expressed
their sympathy and rendered welcome
assistance on the occasion or ner re
cent bereavement in the death of her
White Hoped Bring
Black Despair Sorry,
W. H. Follow it, then; follow it.
me some ap-
Notice is hereby given that the Ex
aminer of Chauffeurs will examine any
and all applicants for Chauffeurs'
License, in compliance with Ordinance
No. 31, at the Sheriff's Olllce, Lalial
na, Maui, on next Tuesday, Dec. 28th
and will be again in Wailuku, Thurs
dav and Friday. Dec. 30th and 31st,
1915, between the hours of 9 a. in., and
4 p. m.
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