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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1917.
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK
NEW YORK, February 14 Beresford said submarine menace is
not serious. Though since the war began over 4,000,000 tons of shipping
I ;is been sunk, more than 3.000,000 has been replaced. Germany is
overconfident. Within six weeks situation will be well in hand.
National League officials agreed yesterday to deal directly with
flayers and ignore fraternity.
EE PASO, February 1-J Report here that Villa raided Arerican
urritory south-east of llachita on February 10, killing or capturing
three Mormons and large quantities of live stock, including 100 horses.
HONOLULU. February 13 Brown objects to editorial in Adver
tiser charging a break-down of justice. He demands that her associa
tion ask for grand-jury investigation.
Capt. Curry arrives. Is head of aviation camp. Will first build
hangars. Machines will be here in about three months. Cost $28,000
i?ach. Force will be 18 officers, 175 men.
Democrats send resolution to territorial officials objecting to hold
over republicans in departments.
Land board approves application of Standard Oil Company foi
live acres in vicinity of Kuhio wharf, Ililo.
Shingle cabled to Kuhio he has prepared appropriation bill foi
unds for visit of congressmen.
Kauai is said to be opposed to roads being built from territorial
funds. Prefers each county handle its own funds. Delegation fron.
warden Island likely to fight measure.
WASHINGTON, February 13 Establishment of submarine train
ing base at Lose Angeles harbor, and submarine war operating base at
,an Diego. This is recommended in special report of Admiral Helm
State department explains it is unable to obtain revocation of Ger
man order expelling United States Belgian relief commission. Hoover,
chairman of commission negotiating with Dutch and Spanish govern
ments to take over work.
Norwegian motcr vessel sunk. CrcvV landed.
Curzon, speaking in house of lords, said Jellicoe is not dissatisfied
with number of submarines which are not returning to Germany.
Official announcement says British on the Tigris have established
line across river bend, west of Kut-el-Amara, completely hemming in
SAN FRANCISCO, February 13 When Moody entered court
room for sentence, he broke down with his mother clasped in his arms.
Sentence postponed pending argument for new trial. t
HONOLULU, February 13 Split in Kawaiahao church. David
kahaulelio, president of Christian Endeavor, is charged with consulting
kahuas. and was asked to resign on Sunday night. Meeting ended in
STOCKHOLM, February 13 Associated Press information in
icates almost complete collapse of German food bureau work owing to
rapid diminution of edibles supply. Practically famine condition now
'or poor, and suffering for rich.
NEW YORK, February 13 Wilcox has written Perkins that he
ntends to call a meeting of Progressives and stand-patters to try to unite
inder one standard.
Admiral Perry addressed Pan-American Aeronautic Society and
-rged 1000 hydro-aeroplanes for navy and coast for patrol to be develop
ed. COPENHAGEN, February 13 Germany reported to have massed
ie divisions on Holland border.
LONDON, February 13 8361 tons of shipping sunk yesterday.
American relief society for Belgium has notified Germany it can
io longer continue its work.
WASHINGTON, February 13 Germany's proposal that America
i -affirm treaties of 1799 and 1828 has reached state department. It
: . written in French and is being translated for President. Officials
i. dare present proposal is different from old pact. Germany proposes
'. 't America agree that all ships of either party, in case of war, be
c.iompt from capture immediately after declaration of war. It is thought
ii re that officials will pay r.o attention beyond mere acknowledgment
WASHINGTON, February 12 International Merchant Marine
has formally applied to navy department for guns and gunners to arm
.iners. Unable to find same elsewhere. Department is believed to
HONOLULU, February 12 Alexander & Baldwin sugar report:
Sales, 120,000 Cubas ; 56,000 Porto Rico ; New York, 25,000; Out ports,
lull duty, 10,000; Market easier. 35,000 Cubas, February 2; One re
finer possible buyer March and April 2; 180 centrals grinding.
Governor cables Interior Department setting forth congestion of
courts. Weed more judges.
Kuhio sends wireless relative to congressional party. Suggests
.April as time tor visit. Asks S4U,0U0 for expenses.
Many Filipinos apply to join navy. Out of 100 applicants one was
accepted today, Portuguese and several Hawanans l-.kely.
Instruction from Washington to release German merchantmen's
crews. Charges destruction of property dropped.
LONDON, February 12 British vessels Voltaire, and Oligia
MINNEAPOLIS, February 12 Fire destroyed Kenwood Hotel
at midnight. Thirteen are missing and eleven unaccounted for. One
woman dead, leaped from third story crazed.
LONDON, February 12 Duke of Connaught has been appointed
inspector general ot overseas forces.
WASHINGTON, February 12 Germany has released Gerard
Sailors taken- by Yarrowdale still detained in Berlin. Dr. Zimmerman
informed Associated Press that government has requested inquiry about
German crews in America through Swiss government. Seventy-two
American sailors being held pending inquiry.
BERLIN, February 12 British made six attacks at Ancre river
WASHINGTON, February 12 Carranza has sent note to United
States, Argentine, Brazil, Chili, and other neutral nations asking them
' to join in agreement prohibiting export to belligerents of food stuffs
Executive order excludes spies and other undesirables from canal
zone. Governor given unlimited authority to regulate.
Immigration bill signed by President.
United States has replied to Germany's proposal to discuss sub
marine situation by declining to enter negotiations while proclamation
for unrestricted submarine warefare remains m effect, and until Ger
many restores pledges.
BERLIN, February 12 From beginning of war, to Tanuary 31
German aircraft and guns destroyed 1002 hostile machines valued at
M50,000,000, according to Overseas News Agency.
LONDON, February 12 Government agrees to one day's discus
sion of Irish question in House of commons.
Britain with gratitude thanks Gerard for work in behalf of wa
prisoners in Germany.
HONOLULU, February 12 H. P. Wood dead. Cause pneumonia
..nd pleurisy. Was ill two weeks, runeral this afternoon.
NEW YORK, February 12 British advance north of Beaumont
.it Hamcl yesterday, netted gain of more than y mile. At Petit Mirau
"ourt and Pys took series of German trenches, 100 prisoners and much
"nunitions. Germans countered at Saillisel but were driven back with
SHANGHAI, February 12 Anounced here that German Over
.-icas News service, which has been costing German government $50,000
.Monthly, is to be discontinued out of New York.
TOKIO, February 12 Terauchi, outlining policy, says Japan will
ideavor to remove all causes for friction with other nations, especially
ah China. Grave world crises demands national unity.
LONDON, February 12 Duke of Norfolk dead. Leaves eight
) -ir old heir.
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