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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1916.
1APII NEWS OF THE WEEK
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Jcccmber 25 Three hundred food speculators arrested
)S December 25 Holland enters into agreement to supply
.h eggs aud butter. At public auction of German property
Africa, property valued at $1,450,000 was sold.
.lS, December 25 City is creating fund of 8,000,000 Francs
t to contribute. , -
?W YORK, December 25 President Lawrence of Mock Lx-
OXOLULU, December 25 Dillingham sent the Korean School
j for girls dormitory. . . .
LONDON, December 25 Following up the victory against lurks
nturc of El Arish, British captured the strong Turkish posit inn ot
dahah, twenty miles southwest of El Arish, capturing 1000 lurks
1ERLIN, December 25 Von Mackenscn has captured Isakccha, on
i1ip bridge-head at Malchm, north-
f r..t.-...-i;., 1,'nccniK nnd Rumanians retreating. Utner
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is arc uuici. . ,
GENEVA, December 25 Journal dc Genevae praises Wilsons
note. . , , . e
1UNOLULU, December 24 Dispatches from the capitals ot
i in wiitnn' note dominates all other inter
, "while criticism caustic and denunciatory and indications arc out-
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1 OXDCX December 24 Observer advocating that Rosebcrrj
squith ma come to W ashington to discuss possible peace terms. Says
,t is impcruncnt but Entente is bound to reply in manner to vindicate
uemseives ,. ,
THE HAGUE, December 24 Former Premier Theodore Ilccm-
, ... . ,Tr,l irv wnnrc. France continues to be
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tile but fact that entente l owers aim uun.a.7 u. v ' 1
iken as a good sign. Petite Journal takes Wilson to task for crat
ed honor. Ex Premier Clemenceau says President overlooks moral
e of war. Varying views from Germany indicate enthusiastic wcl
nc to semi-willing acquiesence. '
WASH1XGTOX, December 24 Another statement of explanation
t night from the state department is to the effect that various bchg
ents have been asked as to exact meaning. Government regards
caches and statements as vague and undefined. Each nation expresses
"sire of a pledge of permanent peace when treaty is signed. Ne ex
pssion gives details. President requires the phases of whatever negoti
ons he is asked to take up. Peace negotiations raises possibility ot
.lit in Republican party. Fills Democrats with hope of re-electing
lark as speaker of the House. Gardner of Massachuscts speach. io
.oncer follows Mann because of endorsement of peace note. 1 reposed
tompromise in regard to naval reserve oil lands rejected by Daniels.
NEW YORK, December 24 Heavy artillery fire on the west front.
Air raids by British on Turkish positions at Kut-El-Amara. Germans
"ain reported pressing Rumanians and Bulgarians hard in Dobrudja
l North Wallachia. Particularly hard fighting at Remisk and Sarat.
,vo Danish vessels sunk. .
CLEVELAND, December 24 Conference may solve eight-hour
iblem. Early settlement predicted for switchmen's victory.
WASH1NGOX, December 24 Movie films may now go by parcel
Lansing courts full investigation of any othciais gaming uj wan
et trading as result of President's note.
HONOLULU, December 24 Punahou wins tennis and swimming.
LONDON, December 23 English steamer Lamport, from Liver
1 to New York is overdue and may be lost.
Norwegian steamer Tureta sunk. U-46, another submarine, sunk
,ay of Biscay. ... . '
NEW YORK, December 23 Dubrudja still center of eastern
htin-r with results conflicting. Petrograd claims defeat of Bulgars,
ing them into Ibolata. Many drowned and HD prisoners taxen.
Artillery bombardment heavy on the Somme. Berlin reports en
gagement in Galicia near Tarnopol railway. Broke Russian line north
west of Zalosta. , ,v'
WASHINGTON, December 23 Congress adjourned. Will re
convene January 2. Passed immigration bill containing literacy test,
and bill now goes to conference. Humphreys flood control bill for
the Mississippi and Sacramento valleys, favarably reported. It carries
appropriation of $50,000,000. .
TOKIO, Decembe 23 Korean bandits blew up a section of the
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HONOLULU, December 23 Harbor board reports favorably on
Forbes allegation that Lord-Young allegations are without cause.
WASHINGTON, December 23 Wilson's note continues to puzz-
intr fnr hidden motives.
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t :c;nt ParU eavs "Note is diplomatic stroke, dear
tit TT .n u-ill soon be actively in war on side ot entente
Allies." . ...... j
SAN FRAXCISCO, December 23 Consul liopp aumiuea senu
ing secret agents to Canada to spy on movements of Canadian troops.
HONOLULU, December 22 H. Miyake, 24 years old, cut her
tl roat this morning rather than be deported. Was .charged with im
morality with prominent merchant here.
Roosevelt writs Alexander Hume Ford that he will not come to
Honolulu till a year hence. .
Chas. R. Forbes is likely to resign on account of his health when
digest of Inter-Island investigation is completed.
Stockholders of Zacualca-IIildalgo Rubber and Coffee Company,
have been advised of the suicide of Jose Rezuelto, mortagt'e, which will
delay settlement of affairs.
Um Jloliu. m-il-fc trinl trin this tnorninp'.
Judge Ashford denies report that he is sore at not being endorsed
bv the bar association for supreme bench.
r LONDON, December 22 Dispatch from The Hague says that
should Entente Allies leave door open for negotiations for peace, Ger
nany immediately will make public peace terms.
British captured El Arish 90 miles east of Suez canal.
Parliament prorogued. No information given members as to
'Wilson's note. King's speech did not mention either note German
neace proposals. Expressed confidence of victory. Says war must be
prosecuted until we vindicate ourselves. Right has been ruthlessly
Molated and we must establish the security of Europe.
GLOPE Comments "What's the matter with him? Hope Wil
son is not unwell," Evening News "Without a moment's hesitation,
- no;" Star calls note a "Christmas bombshell which ought to be treat
ed 'with sympathetic respect;" Bonar Law says question can only be
dealt with as a communication with Allies. Impossible now to make
British steamer Stunus sunk. U-45 sunk by destroyers, presuma
bly in the Mediterranean. ,
''ecome a clearing house for views of diplomats watching whether ncut
' rals will follow lead.
. Wood introduced a resolution in Congress to investigate conflict
ing interpretations of President's note by state department to determine
if any high official or relative profited by stock fluctuations. Referred
to judiciary committee.
.Deficiencies appropriation of $28,1)00,000 on account of border
frvice, submitted to ho-ise.
SAN FRANCISCO, December 22 Bopp testified his mail was
tapjied and his telegrams watched by means of a mechanical detector
t installed in the German consulate by enemies. He admitted he had a
war fund of $100,000.
,EL PASO, December 22 Rumored Villistas have made attack
.NEW YORK, December 22 Monster peace demonstration for
v Years eve is planned, to be held jointly in Chicago, Denver, New
k and San Francisco under American neutral conference auspices.
KAHULU1 RAILROAD GO'S
Hearty greetings? and best wishes for 1917
are extended by this Department to all
whom it has had the pleasure and privilege
of serving in the year just closing.
Telephone No. 1062
Kahului, Maui, T. 11.