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Munition Workers Wanted
Munition plants are short ol forces. Lloyd Gcorgn asks unions
to help manufactories and show their patriotism.
Reports from Unitarian capita say that Austro-Germnns may en
ter Greece in pursuit of Serbs and Franco-British forces.
Armenian Horrors Continue
Paris- Armenian horrors are yetting worse. It is learned here
that most young men and hoys have been killed in the streets. Women
and girls were taken in a ship which foundered, most of the passen
gers being drowned.
Trouble For Chinese Emperor
San Francisco Five Chinese provinces are against Yuan Shih
Kat and ductal c their independence of the new empire.
History Again Repeated
Panama Shallow draft ships went through the canal yesterday.
American Arrested In Singapore
Washington The arrest in Singapore ot an American officer on
leave has been reported to the war department. The officer, who was
travelling without passports, cabled the war department for ctedontials
with which to secure his release.
Sham Battles For Colleges
Cambridge Harvard and Yale will have sham battles cacli year
to determine the efficients- of each university.
Honolulu--The following. cable received from Washington in re
ply to Judge Dole's message; "I am not prepared to answer your in
London -The British forces are withdrawing from Gallipoli fields
and possiblv from Dardanelles action. Th withdrawal of British forces
from Suvala Bay and Anzac military zones, Gallipoli peninsula. official
lv announced by the government today. The statement of withdraw
al savs that it is for transfer to another sphere of operations. The sij?
niiicance ol this move is not clear to the public mind. May herald the
abandonment of the entire Gallipoli enterprise. Troops being moved
from Suvala Bay and Anzac district number 100,000.
The Ancona Affair
Washington What is understood to be the State Department's
final word in the Ancona incident before vigorous action is taken,
provided Austria does not respond satisfactorily, is now on its wav
Secretary Lansing announced that the second Ancona note has been
despatched to Vienna. Annoiiiiceniei.it and attitude in official circles
imply that United States makes finall utterance, unless Austria, s at
titude is modified. The text of the note will be given out for publi
cation next Wednesday.
Prizes For Aeroplanes
New York The Aero Club of America announces that it will give
an additional ten per cent that States raise with which to purchase
aeroplanes for State militia. Heads of 24 states have been requested
assistance in getting aeroplanes.
The club advocates the distribution of 2.000 aeroplanes tor the de
fense of the United States.
London British casualties in Serbia fighting 1278, according to
official figures given out today.
Another Small Slide
. Panama Anothet small slide bldcktd the passage by small craft
in the canal yesterday, The dredgers are again at work.
Teutons Puzzle Allies
London -The Teutons puzzle the Allies, Shifting of troops in
dicate that Germans wilt not rest during the winter. Food conditions
force them to keep fighting,
Meagre reports from Albania state that Serbians and Montene
grins are holding their own.
Villa Ready To Quit
El Paso General Pancho Villa will lay down arms if allowed to
enter the United States under an acreement that he wilt not be har-
rassed there. Federal and Texas officers will decide what shall be done.
Villa says that General Fernandez, his aide, and Hippolito Villa,
brother, must be included in amnesty.
Hart Deep In The Hole
Honolulu Edmund Hart, of Wailuku, is said to be $5,500 short
in his accounts.
Estates and trusts have been looted by the official. He admits
that his books have not been experted in four years.
Ford's Mission A Frost
Christiana The landing of Ford's peace delegates here was mark
ed by no reception. The only officials meeting the boat were cus
toms and policemen. Delegates express their displeasure at the treat
ment they received by the British. They resent hav.ing been taken to
Kirkwall, Iford expresses confidence that his peace mission will be
successful before Spring.
Sunday, December 19
Austria Less Bellicose
Washington Austria wants America to go easy on that reply
note. I lie Austrian charge d affaires has called on Secrctarv Lansing
and asked for another chance at a satisfactory adjustment of the An
The new note being prepared repeats all of the former charges
against Austria, and its tone makes it practically an ultimatum. Aus
tria is informed that a second refusal to comply with the demands
made will imply a wish to break friendly relations.
uermany tlisowns all war plotters, and say that ucrmanv never
knowingly accepted illegal support in the conduct of the war.
In the meanwhile arrests continue.
Frank linger Dead
San Francisco Frank Ur.ger, noted clubman, friend of the late
King Kalakaua, Colonel Samuel Parker and companion of the late
Harry Gillig, died yesterday.
Canal Open To Small Craft
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. Manama 1 ooav tne canal was opened again m cran drawing
tventv feet or under. A number of small boats are waiting to mak
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rough. It is believed that bv the first of the yeat
will be open to regular use by all craft.
Off For Their Honeymoon
Washington The President and bride went south for their honey
moon, lliey will stay at Hot bpnngs, Virginia.
Wedding Music In San Diego
San Diego A t the hour when the President and Mrs. Gait
were married the weddiag march was played nn the Exposition organ
and the crowd cheered. President Davidson telephoned congratula
tlons on trail-continental wire. Message was given to President, who
replied that he and Mrs. Gait will visit San Diego Exposition during
German Cruiser Sunk
Berlin Official report received here yesterday confirmed the rumor
that the cruiser Bremen had been sunk by a British torpedo in the
Quiet Season On West Front
London It is believed that conditions on the west front will re
main without change until after the first of the year. Weather con
ditions prevent troops moving. '
It is unofficially reported that the Germans on the east front have
commenced another drive against the Russians,
An Austrian German offensive in Galicia was speedily checked by
t A report has reached here that Grand Duke Nicholas is leading
Russian drive in Mesopotamia.
Washington The authority of the official note of the United
States to Austria in the Ancona matter has been challenged by Aus
tria. This much has been learned since the formal cable reply to the
State Department's note has been translated from code. Austria denies
that'the United States can place the blame on Austria-Hungary govern
incut if most ricid lecal constructions were applied to judgments in
the case. It is declared that no blame rests on the submarine coinman
Situation In The Balkans
London Unprecedented military situation has developed i
Greece from movements of Allied troops and Bulgarian-Teuton troops
It is estimated that about 200,000 Allied troops are about the fort
resses at Salonika. Reports are being circulated that the Bulgar
Germans are preparing to advance across Greece for the purpose of at
tackimr Mie Allies. It is believed that if the Bulgarians really advance
Greece will be drawn into the conflict.
( No Conscription In England
For the present there will be no conscription in England, as the
result of Lord Derby's successful plan of enlistment.
Official German Report
German Headquarters In battle near Bielopolye 1950 taken pris
oners, small number of them Montenegrins. AustroGermau troops
in past five days took 13,500 prisoners. Many prisoners also taken
on east front.
President And The Wedding
Washington President Wilson worked until just time to pre
pare for his wedding to Mrs Gait. Everything in readtness at
Mrs. Gait's home for the affair. One room has been set apart for
gifts, which have been coming in great quantities. The President
paid an earlv call on Mrs. Gait this morning, then went to the bank,
going over accounts.
Robbery In Honolulu
Honolulu Three business houses robbed last night, Harry Artni-
tage Company, Mercantile Printing Company and Mrs. Doris E. Pans
shop The thieves secured SI 80 in all. Detectives are working on
the case today.
Saturday, December 18
Honolulu Planters inspect the Searby shredder, the great en
ginecring invention at Honolulu plantation which interests all sugar
men. The program is now ended and me Association adjourns.
Managers will return to plantations todav.
Judge Sanford B. Dole is a private citizen for the first time in
twenty-five years. Washington is still silent as to the appointment of
United States And Austria
New York Expressions from French and German press show
that France expects an immediate break between Americaand Austria.
i T he Germans beueve that Austria lias taken the rignt stand in retus
ing to be bluffed by the United States.
Second Note Is loming
Washineton The second note to Austria is
leaves no loopole for Austria to advance further
reply declares the Austrian note to be throughly
President has approved the outline of the note.
German Steamer Wrecked
London The German naval patrol steamer Bunz has been wreck
ed in a storm in the Baltic The disaster became known when bodies
of the officers were washed ashore at Baltic islands.
More Conspirators Arrested
New York For alleged violation of American neutrality Paul
Koenig, former chief of Hamburg-American service, and Richard L.
Yendecker were arrested by the authorities, charged with conspiring
to destroy Welland canal. ' ' A
German Move On West "90
London The Germans have started a big movement for offensive,
against the French. It is reported that the Germans will attack the
French lines west of San Mihiel.
Another Offensive On East
It is also reported that the Teutons are planning another offensive
against the Russians.
Situation Iri Balkans
With tli: exception of in the areas around Montenegro and Al
bania, the situation in the Balkans is quiet.
Okuma Ministry Wins
Tokio The Okuma ministry wins victory in the Diet. The im
peachment proceedings ended in a vote of confidence, after a speech
by the Premier.
The Wilson Wedding Tonight
Washington The wedding of Edith Boiling Gait and President
Wilson will be solemnized this evening at the home of Hie bride. Bertha
Balding, sister of the bride, to be maid of honor. Tha President will
be attended by his brother. Rev. Dr Herbert Scott Smith. will officiate.
Mrs. Gait will wear a travelling suit, The ceremony will be attended
only by relatives and close friends. The place of the honeymoon is
Friday Afternoon '
Washington Secretary Lansing announces this afternoon tit
Austria has not acceded to a single demand of the United States. 1
Austria's official reply has been received here and translated trom
the official confidenial code. The formal answer will not be made pub
lic until it is discussed by administration leaders.
The situation is such that there will probably be another exchange
of notes between Washington and Vienna before there is any actual
break in relations. V
Italy To Relieve Allies . rJf
London Italy has launched a big army into the Balkan campaign
hoping to turn the tide against the Teutons. The Italian campaign
has been ben tin in Albania and is on a grand scale.
British Steamer Mined
Striking a mine somewhere in the North Sea the British steamship
L'verpool has been beached in a sinking condition. The boat was
carrying supplies for the relief of the Belgians.
Captured By Serbians
Marseilles Seven hundred and fifty officers and 40,000 men (.Bul
garians, uermans ana Austrians; taken oy tne Serbians in the Bal
Appointment Surprises France
Paris The appointment of General Haig to succeed General
French as commander of the British forces on the west front is a sur
prise to France. The retirement of French is made the subject of ex
pressions of regret.
The Peace Ship Proceeds
London The Ford "peace ship" Oscar 11 has been permitted bv
the British authorities to proceed from Kirkwall to Christiania.
Successor To Bromwell
Washington Major Robert Raymond has been detailed to' suc
ceed Colonel Browmwell, who suicided at Honolulu, as head of the
engineers corps in. the Islands.
Tornado Hits Mississippi
Meridian A tornado in the town of Giles killed two persons
injuied many others. Buildings were blown down and roofs fSjH:
Lady Asquith Is Angry x
London The wife of Premier Asquith entered the London courts
todav asking to have an order made restraining the London Globe
from publishing alleged libels concerning her.
She says that the newspaper will accuse her of disloyalty and of
associating with German prisoners, accusations which she denies.
Floods In Ohio Valley
Chicago The entire Ohio valley and Kentucky have been visited
by heavy rains. There is grave danger of floods.
Friday, December 17
Honolulu Queen Lihuokalaui has engaged Judge Anton Perry
as her attorney and will fight Delegate Kunio in his efforts to have her
trust deed and arrangement broken. The probabilities are that the pre
sent action will be discontinued in a short time.
Judge Dole is no longer in office, so far as is known heic. His
term ended automatically at midnight, with Washington silent. The
jurist received no reply to his cable making inquiry.
Mr. Holmes advises that he may be pensioned.
Break With Austria Certain
London Austria is fully prepared for a break with 'the irovern-
ment of the United States. She axpects nothing but that the United
States will order Ambassador Penfield and staff to leave Austria and
close the U. S. Legation at Vienna. The people of Austria are in.
dignant at the American demands.
The Presidential License
Washington A marriage license was issued today t
Wilson, aged 59, and Edith Boiling Gait, aged 43.
The wedding will take place tomorrow.
Works Wants Million Men
Senator Works, of California, told the Senate today that a
ing army ot a million men was necessary to defend the United States
successfully from invasion.
Situation In Balkans
London The situation in the Balkans grows brighter for the
Allies, according to official reports from that side.
Despite official announcements in Greece that neutral territory
had been agreed upon, it is expected thai Bulgars and Teutons will
attempt an assault on the Allies in Greece.
France is pouring men into the field for the relief of the forces
The Great "Fra's" Will
being prepared. It
Toronto The wills of Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Hubbard, victims of
the Lusitania disaster, were filed in probate court yesterday. Their
rroperty is divided between their two children.
Hand-grabbing Was Costly
San Diego Mrs. Lulu Comstock, aged 74, was killed yesterday
when an aeroplane in. which she was a passenger, fell into the bay,
After the plane was fifty feet in the air she became frightened and
grabbed the hand of A. M. Haffer, the aviator. F
Movie Actress Injured i
Run Rsinlinnl Bpntrire Michelenn. fntiinnu mnvi. ct..r . 7
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riously injured yesterday while acting in a fire scene for a njovlng pic- " '
ture him. Jl
Ford's Peace Ship Held ' ,
Kirkwall Henrv Ford's peace ship. Oscar 11, was tied up n this ll
port yesterday and searched. She is held for investigation; Nue of f?
her delegates have been allowed to land. f j