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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 1917.
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK'
LONDON, January 9 Russians preparing to launch great offen
sive in Riga district, according to' German correspondent. Equipped
with vast quantities of ammunition and backed by large reserves.
Casualties for October, 4378 officers, 1459 killed. Total officers
since war began, 53,122.
Manchester Guardian interprets Gerard's speech as indicating
that harmony depends on Germany's conduct.
BERLIN, January 9 Desperate fighting in valleys leading into
northern Roumania'. Mackensen captured Galreaska and took 400
MADRID, January 9 Entire Spanish cabinet has resigned.
ATHENS, January 9 Greek reply to Wilson peace note favors
FAKIS, January 9 Germans attempted a raid on trenches north
north of Ribe'court but failed.
CHICAGO, January 9 Police Superintendent Healv and other of
ficers arrested on graft charge. Healy's bail fixed at $10,000.
OTTAWA, January 9 Parliament at coming session will consider
plan of tranferring munitions business of Allies from America to Can
ada. Expected introduction of a bill providing a bounty for refining
lead, copper and zinc required for shells.
WASHINGTON, January 9 Kalihi harbor may get $100,000
appropriation. Is urged by army engineers.
OTTAWA, January 9 Canadian casualties since the war, 68,290,
composed of 15,322 died; 48,454, wounded; and 2980 missing.
WASHINGTON, January 9 Output coldstorage beef in 1916,
155,000,000 pounds, an increase of 29,000,000.
FRANKFORT, Ky., January 9 Eighty young negroes escaped
during fire at state reformatory. Many buildings destroyed.
LONDON, January 9 ViceAdmiral Warrender died.
BOSTON, January 9 American-Hawaiian steamer Alaskan saw
British freighter Arrino ram German mine layer off San Nazzaire. A
French patrol ship then sank her.
BERLIN, January 9 Six Allies' planes downed on west front.
HONOLULU, January 9 Viave Kame, who found the murdered
Kamuha boys, is being held on suspicion. Claimed he has has blood on
irousers bottons and back. Two axes unexplained. Indications that
elder boy, aged thirteen was murdered first by single blow of ax, produc
ing terrible gash in head. Cheek also' slashed by murderer. Younger
boy, nine years old, was killed with hatchet. Was struck twice. Jugular
vein severed. Story told by suspect in contradictory.
LONDON, January 9 Times understands that a note drawn by
Entente conference at Rome and dispatched to Greece, required prompt
compliance with Allies' previous demands in forl-y-eight hours.
HONOLULU, January 9 Letter from Michigan to Acetylene
Light & Agency Company explaining non-deliverv of fenciner for play
ground at Aala Park, declares traffic congestion on mainland is ranidlv
becoming alarming, and that government ownership or control is only
H. Gooding Field declares proposed cannery at Kona sure to fish
out the waters of the Islands unless bill is passed forbidding such fish
ing in local waters.
Dr. R. F. Norris leaving for mainland, to study Hawaiian raws
and refining, according to plans of planter's convention.
Oahu delegation meets to decide legislation and primary election in
May and regular in June.
Report circulated that secretaryship lies between Palmer Woods
and C. P. Iaukes.
Final contest over Puunii road expected tonight. Residents of
district cbunter, with a petition to open old right of way through Nu
uanu Club lands. This would take three holes from links, instead of
one as first proposed.
Australia announces sending Mid-Pacific carnival exhibits of stuff
ed animals from Antipodes.
A HONOLULU, January 8 Industrial accident board will investi-Inter-Island
accident by which one Japanese passenger was drown
ed and several hurt through capsizing of boat of steamer, Kaiulani at
Pepeekeo. Conflict of authority between industrial accident board and
public utilities commission over accident.
Inter-Island company arranging to take case of Kunaukino to Unit
ed States sepreme court in order to determine conflict of jurisdiction
of courts and constitutionality of territorial accident law.
. Promotionists plan amusement park for Waikiki, in Kapiolani park.
An arcade of curio shops, an amusement pavilion, and play ground,
some of the features. Chairman Berndt declares matter will be taken
up as a private enterprise if government doesn't approve plan.
nfGfr?e ancl Kama Kanuka, aged ten and twelve, murdered at head
of Makiki Valley. Were found on floor of cabin when other boys called
J or them to go swimming. Bodies in pool of blood and axe sticking in
skull of one. Both bodies horribly gashed. Two men seen in vicinity.
.Theory is crime was of manic or other boys.
" WASHINGTON, January 8 Hearings laws on leaks charges go
ing on caused a row. Lawson said he could tell where leak was but
would not. Pictured a senator and a cabinet officer and a banker havir g
gambling account dividing profits. Tumulty endorsed by Wilson. Denied
knowledge. Also did Lansing.
Eight-hour law to supreme court, railroads contending law is un
workable, experimental, and takes property without due process of law.
Secretary of State cables Ambassador Gerard an inquiry regarding
statement regarding relations between America and Germany being never
so cordial as now.
Senate approves amendment to immigration bill excluding orientals
by geographical limitation.
f .me court upheld Webb-Kenyon act for dry states to prevent
liquor . jom coming in to west.
PARIS, January 8 Sugar ration has been established. One and
a half pounds per head per month.
LONDON, January Norwegian, Russian and British vessels
BERLIN, January 8 Russians gained ground near Riga and Mulz.
Rumanians and Russians dislodged from fortified positions in southern
Moldavia. Fokshani, 4000 prisoners.
HONOLULU, January 8 Inter-Island hearing will probably avail
nothing. Matter automatically comes under jurisdiction of federal ship
ping board. Company is preparing to file schedule of eanings and rates
with that body. Attorney Warren's opinion is that new body is superior
in jurisdiction to that of Territory. '
Japanese paper Shimpo editorializes on matter that Pinkham may
he dropped and rejoices at pr pect. Tells of antipathy of Japanese,
'o favor Franklin.
Banquet tonight fo -'undefeated national guard
.ham stands tr.eat. ' Johnson and others to attend.
Fune.-al ot Judge A. A. Wilder held yesterday.
LONDON, January 8 Rioting at Piraeus. Greek marines restor-
rder. Paris Terrips says loyal portion of Greek army is ready to
uck Allies on word of Kaiser. Constantine can raise 75,000 men.
British und Danish vessels sunk in war zone.
, Germany officially states that entente transjiort was sunk by Ger-
n submarine December 22nd. Admiralty denies.
Stubborn fighting on Rumanian front. Slavs holding in places but
iting in others. Tetrograd admits retreat has reached Susicha
near Othelitchi. Fighting favored ententes betwern FnUlmm anrl
t'undeni, cn sixteen-mile front. Rumanians and Slavs gained much
ground and prisoners.
Italians surprised Austrians. Killed 208 in Carso region. Took
n-enches to depth of 500 yards and many prisoners taken.
Berlin reports that British attack on Dorian front, Macedonia was
defeated with heavy losses.
BERLIN, January 8 Ambassador Gerard banqueted by American
Association of trade and Commerce, according to Over Seas dispatch
He made speech saying he had brought Germany olive branch of peace
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