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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1917.
(Todajr - - -"V Latest News By Wireless
(Continued from Page One.)
DISASTROUS EXPLOSION IN CANADA
Truro, Nova Scotia Two munition ships colliding in Halifax
liarl r exploded and started explosions in warehouses ashore. The
city,- rocked and the force of the explosion was felt fifty miles awav.
Hirelings were destroyed and there was great havoc. Eight cars were
hlriwn from the track miles from the waterfront. Three hundred and
Mty reported dead and many injured. Assistance is rushing from
neighboring cities. The northern half of the city is in flames, wires
are down, railroads destroyed and troops take charge of situation.
niti OFFENSIVE IN ITALY
Berlin The war office reports that in a hig offensive launched in
Italy, 11,000 prisoners were taken.
AIRPLANE RAID ON ENGLAND
London A fleet of 25 airplanes raided Britain, six reaching Lon
don, of these three were shot down and their crews captured. Slight
damage and a few casualties.
London Cardinal Loume, archhishop of Westminster, has com
municated to the Morning Post a statement of Cardinal Gasparri, secre
tary at the Vatican, answering the Post's accusation that the Vatican
was employed in a disruptive propoganda in Italy. Gasparri declares
tiiat the accusation is an atrocious calimny and reaffirms the neutrality
if the Holy See. The Post editorially replies, virtually reinterating
the original accusation and citing instances which it regards as proof.
The British in Mesopotamia, "in conjunction with an efficient force
of Russians, carried through a successful operation yesterday. This
is the first report of Russian fighting since the armistice negotiations
Submarine losses for the week, ending Saturday, were 16 over W00
tons and one under; also four fishing boats. Italian losses over 1500
tons, three small sailers.
With the French and British armies in Italy arrived a group of
aviators who are impatiently waiting a chance for action. The British
have sent a large number of fliers to that front.
AT THE NATION'S CAPITAL
rf.'ilVSl1i,.K,,)n Beprescntativc Emerson, of Ohio, has introduced a
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,,r .i.i .."",'s'rntion to distribute it niiinii rounds
of sugar reported to be awaiting shipment ,n Louisiana mills to sect,.-!"
ot the country in which it is most needed.
AMERICAN LOSSES IN FRANCE
(.eneral Pershing reports two killed, seven seriously and four
slightly wounded as casualties between November 12 and 17 These
?rl r ' l7 v-'C i 'cen with units in the front trenches. The killed
of Chkago1" XX,,u'br of Marion, Ind., and Peter Wojtalewiks'
A I'etroprad rninrir tntr thnt tlm
clamation to all nations pleading for support as being the only elective
liody in Russia. Representatives of the Lettish people have petitioned
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lu Aicvi:iiL me annexation 01 ounantl to Oernumy and ask
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AUSTRIA'S WAR EXPF.XSF.S
Amsterdam Premier fyernin nf Aitnn : .1... 1 ...1
tor the war, says that the cost to Austria was forty three billion crowns
in 1017 -.,.1 :., inn) ...:n 1 - 1 -if J
... emu in i?io in ue iwemy niiiion crowns.
According to a Vienna despatch, the intimation that Germany is
Hamuli? to force liOVS into flip armv r,f tlm nrm t ir. 1 17 :
. . ...v ciS ul iij unu 11 is con
tained in an appeal to Essen suggesting that they immediately join the
jv.,v...,v. gieai struggle, says tne report, "will necessi
late those of 16 and 17 being called at no very remote date".
EXPLOSION TM PTTTsnTTijr.
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I lttsburg Eight killed, two missing and 25 injured in an explo
sion in the high explosive plant of the Aetna Chemical Co., here.
vudrier minion damage. Cause unknown.
London The Russian
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proposed armistice contained two clauses upon which Germany demur
red, the first was that (Vmumi mmm (I,., ,t. .1...
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Kalua Estate Case
Decided By Court
Judpe Kdings hamled down a deci
sion on Fr'day in the ense of John W.
Kalua vs. Hawaiian Trust Co., Ltd.,
executor and trustee under t ho will
of the late 1'olly Kalun, action to
In this matter a trust deed was
found after the denth of Polly Kalua,
convey'np the property to J. H. Ku
newa. It was asi-eed that Ivunewa
had no knowledge of this deed until
after the death of Tolly Kalua; that
it was never delivered to nor accept
ed by him, and that petitioner found
the deed after the denth of Tolly Ka
lua. The court held that the deed is
void, as H was never delivered to nor
accepted by Kunewa, and judgment
is rendered for the defendant.
Beke Ihihi Wins
In Ejectment Suit
On Tuesday Judge idlings rendered
a decision in favor or the defendants
in the old ejectment case of David K.
Knhaulelio vs. Ltcke Ihihi and Kin
Choy, involving an orchard and pro
perty almost in front of the residence
of V. L. Decota, in I.ahaina.
Beke Ihihi owned the property in
the first place and willed '.t to her
nephew, Isaac Ihihi, to become his in
case the former died first. As a
matter of fact, however, Isaac Ihihi
d!ed first , aff.v which Knhaulelio set
up a claim on the ground of being
heir to his property. The derision
leaves I lie property in the hands of
the woman, the Chinaman 'n the case
being a lessee.
mi recalled n.n.t 11 is
wife were or. ...mil at Waik'ki beach.
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torces be withdrawn from tbp V
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sia s present allies, and another that the Germans withdraw from Moon
Island. I he Germans refused the proisal. Germany has now pro
posed an armistice from the Baltic to the Black Sea for 27 davs which
Russia lij considering. ' '
x-j t AT THE BATTLE FRONTS
New oik There has been no infantry fighting of any importance
on any front, but there are indications of -Lli at Carubrai and in Italy
titanic struggle with Teutons is proh.me in Italy. German reiiTTorce
ments reach Cam'prai with the object of destroying General Byng's
saihent won last week. On the Italian front the Germans are massim'
on the Asiago plateau and are already bombarding with guns of all calf
bres. GERMAN Mixes DESTROY OW N VESSKr,
Copenhagen -1 he German auxiliary Vofmu lias l.cen destroyed 'by
German mines laid off Amagcr Island.
CAPITAL CITY HAPPENINGS
Honolulu Classification of those registered for the draft will be
gin in two weeks, reports Captain F. J. Green. Sheriffs of each island
will distribute question blanks.
Two cases of grenade accidents are reported from Schofield In
one instance a cavalryman and in the other a soldier were injured al
though not seriously. '
WEDNESDAY EVLIXIXG '
Honolulu Food Commissioner Child has been authorized to
employ such assistance as he may need to carry on his work. The first
u-ork will now be to standardize the size of bread loaves and to fix prices
j Major Francis J. Green, registration head, has been commissioned
J captain in the regular army reserve and assigned to duty with the
I overnor in connection with the selective draft. (Major Green has
I j "''" -- ju.cmurs voiumeer start, serving without pa
le will now draw the salary of a captain. Ed. Maui News.)
oiieuor . rranki.n lias been notified that importations of
tty articles, including burlap and rice, has been prohibited except 1111-
er liceiKH 1
Lieutenant Arnold Palanski, U. S. Reserves, was fined $100 for
v riving an auto from Heine's Tavern while in an intoxicated condition.
Jtidge Irwin roasted him as being a disgrace to the uniform. Army
.adquarters has secured evidence in the case.
U. S. Attorney Huber announces his intention to strictly enforce
a tabu on aliens living or traversing military areas and water fronts.
RODIEK PLEADS GUILTY
San Francisco George Rodick today offered a written statement
m the conspiracy trial in which he says that his connection with the
titeamer Maverick was only in supplying stores on an ordinary com
mercial basis, and that neither he nor Schroedcr knew the illegal mis
sion of the ship. He says that he has been in America 27 years became
a citizen, married an American and has acted only as a commercial agent
Germany Following the outbreak of the war, realizing the incon
. latency of his so acting, he ceased to do so.
Following this statement both Rodick and Schroedcr entered pleas
t guilty, lhey may be used as government witnesses against other
'It lendants. Captain von Brincken also pleaded guilty.
CONFERENCE DOWN TO WORK
Paris It is officially announced that the inter-Allied conference
f,as agreed uion a base for a complete understanding for close soli.l ir
iiy among the Allies and upon a solution of the questions in which they
an- commonly interested in the war. The creation of a supreme inter
Allied naval committee is also announced.
A Hearthstone Hero
"I hear, Tommy, you saved a life
in the war."
"IT did, sir."
"How .... ,,n if Tominv?..
By not hinl.sting, s.... 1!oston
V'sitor "Well, Robert, how do you
like your new little sister?"
Robert "Oh, she's all right, I guess
but there are lots of things we need
ed worse." Judge.
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paints and oils, furniture, etc.
Coffins and General Hardware.
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AYm Be Given At
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of wounded hero, blinded 01 incapaci
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