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SIX THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1917.
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK
WASHINGTON, February 7 Dr. McClellan, of Tensylvaiva
University, lias issued call to college men in country to attend great
conference in Washington on Saturday. Said it is time collegians start
BERLIN, February 7 Reventlow admits peace stands on weak
NEW YORK, February 7 White Star Certic sailed for Mediter-
lanean. Carried 107 passengers, bhe mounts tnree-incn guns, cmx
SPOKANE, February 7 Post street bridge collapsed. Twenty
six killed. Was in process of construction.
HONOLULU, February 6 Allrt, correspondent in Washington,
writes that sugar tariff will remain unchanged. Large fortunes must
bear increase, by new measure virtually completed. Revenue bureau
Balch yesterday offered Islands wireless equipment of his organiza
tion, to Secretary Daniels, on occasion of breaking off of relations.
Forbes reported improving.
Balch cables that wireless bill is probably dead.
LON DON, February 6 A Reuters wireless appears German pap
ers to effect that Carranza has sent best wishes to Kaiser from Quere
taro. Three British and one Belgian bark sunk.
Wireless quotes Ovcrsea's News Agency to effect that Zimmerman
aid in interview that Germany joins Wilson in the wish that there may
be no conflict, Germany appreciating those words of nonhostile char-
"American line is accepting bookings from Philadelphia to Finland.
BERLIN, February 6 General opinon of press that Wilson fails
to graM the real signifkiance of affairs in Europe. America has not
interpreted Germany's position and intentions. Whatever feelings mani
fested towards America, only consideration courtesy towards Americans
in Germany, though unfriendly acts on part of U. S. are reported.
British lost 2000 killed attacking Turks at Kut-el-Amara, Pebru-
THE IIGUE, February 6 Learned Holland protested strongly
against submarine warfare. Premier von DerLinden, in speech in second
chamber of Dutch parliament said serious events occupy government s
attention. Impossible to give information at present time. No reason
for special anxity at this moment.
WASHINGTON February 6 Information that Switzerland won t
line up with Wilson. ' Immediate purchase of reserve quartermasters
supplies for army, limit available appropnation ordered. Secretary
Baker and purchasing agents busy.
Germany's disposition as expressed by Zimmerman br.np encour
agement that breach may go no further than severance of relations
Three emergency amendments to navy bill presented in House by
Badcett. Proposes $15,000,000 bonds at three percent for five years,
to cover cost of quick delivery, to ships of war, submarines and destroy
ers of supplies and ammunition. Appropriation o million to purchase
basis patents for manufacture and development of aircratt.
Blanket authority to be given President and Secretary of Navy to
order snips, material. any plant, limits 'appropriation .to ; ake ,
of plants refusing government precedent, and to draft employees ot
nrivate plants to naval establishments. . ,
1 AuthoJuatively stated perfect understanding between America and
Japan on imnigjion law.P No friction. Study fails to d.sclose any
'iSCrSAN raANSs&?S3uary 6-International situation may re
sult if Bopp's bail is raised to $50,000, say federal authorities.
LONDON .February 6 Submarine fired five shots at American
hiP Wt5S on January 31. No effect. British steamer Port Adel
aide sunk. Passengers and crew numbering ninety-six saved.
WASHINGTON, February 6-Consul Frost describes Eavestone
xs a provisional collier. Might be classed as a warship.
WASHINGTON February 6 Bernstorff and staff sails on Dan
ish steamer FrederichVIII for Christiana, a week f rom tod
Representative Emerson introduced bill setting adide $50,000,000
''0r smnmna sunk by submarine, which also shelled small boats
,-aving the ship. British steamer met the same fate. Five being killed.
The Tagliche Rundshau declares Wilson wishes to continue sea
ower of Great Britain unimpaired. Wants the support of the British
aVyAt8Baton Rouge all Germans were discharged from employment in
nd around refineries of Standard Oil Company.
Gerard has applied for safe passage through blockade of Allies
Schuylkill Arsenal is placing orders for outfitting an army of 5Uo,
U00 men under war department orders. u
Baldwin Locomotive Works and DuPont Powder Works have been
re j nUnte. tA,n hundred or three hundred Ken-
tucky distilleries also offered their plants for the manufacture of al
"immigration bill passed over Wilson's veto by vote of sixty-two
io nineteen. nn
.rcc,i hnrw nt hf-ail of 10.000 men yesterday.
nAMiii'inr.if PArmrv (v Randolph Hitchcock dead. Is son
LONDON, February 6 Newspaper men believe Germany will
patch up a peace with America. Reported she has made concession
overtures to Scandinavian nations.
BERLIN, February 6 Germans recaptured ground east of Beau
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WASHINGTON, February 5 Berlin stated definitely her determm-
-t. tn mtnrrf enhmanne war tare. ADSOJUIC aiiu uiidi. wiaiav
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peace appears slight.
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vmv vnwi' P.v.niarv 5 Naval authorities this evening seized
seventy German merchantmen in bay. Crews removed to navy yards
and placed aboard. Police guarding German consulate.
Crews of German ships at Hoboken taken off. Are reported to
..roAsH marhinprv Pnlire nlared aboard.
t nvnnv PVV.niarv 5 Manchester Guardian expresses belief
Wilson will be assured all neutrals will follow America's action. Reason
t: '.n inrmnnw u-ItVi attitiiHp nf Amprifs.
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WASHINGTON, February 5 Crews of German ships at Philip
pine ports attempted to wreck macninery. uinoriue! at Lcm)-un
SAN DIEGO, February 5 Most comprehensive patrol erf Pacific
Coast is being inaugurated, uesiroyers reporieu uiucicu iu mauy ijihio
to protect coast. Understood the Annapolis ordered to co-operate with
Canadian cruiser Kainuow in watcning neei oi eieven ocruidn iuiam
men at Santa Rosalia.
NEW YORK, February 5 Stocks strong. Bethlehem Steel gain
ed sixty-four points.
T OVnnV PrKmarv TCritithr F.avpstnne sunk.
Officially announced American sailor was killed during shelling
ixiats leaving sinking ships. Captain killed and three wounded.
I f IV T.l... r.r C Airr,,rol QMi...r rnmm an1 in tr fiprmnn
battleship fleet, says in telegram "Germany's future lies on seas. Will
force from British lion free pa'b over all seas."
WASHINGTON, February b Lansing's note to Bernstorff was a
blunt review of situation.
Secretary Daniels has asked authority for plants for use of army
Vice-president Marshall declares Wilson has the united nation be
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Wilson and cabinet members to hope for peace but are strenuously
preparing for war. Question of convoying American ships discussed by
ifikials. Nothing definite decided upon.
OYSTER BAY, February 5 Roosevelt telegraphed Wilson offer
ing his own services and those of his four sons in event of hostilities.
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