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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12. 1916
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Doings In Congress
Washington Expense of border mobilization threatens t! to Quartermaster-General's
department with a deficit of $23,000,000.
Ueforc the House naval committee Secretary Daniels argued for a
bill giving the government preference, in military and naval supply mat
ters. For instance, he said that tho construction of the-battleships author
ized might oo delayed indefinitely on account of the nation's shipyards
being choked to capacity with private orders. He will ask $0,000, 000 an
nually for tho construction and upkeep of yards. lie also urged the
construction of mammoth battleships of -12,000 tons, carrying twelve of
the heaviest, possible guns and having a speed of 23 knots.
Amsterdam The policy of Llovd George will be aggressive. He
intends to follow the German idea and mobilize everv male between the
ages of 16 and 60, and every man will be given a task of helping either
at home or abroad.
A readjustment will be made of the blockade of Germany which
will be more stringent on neutral countries.
Everv effort will be made to increase home production.
The cabinet is still unannounced. Parliament will meet Tuesdav.
It is rumored that the war council will consist of the Premier,
Bonar Law, Curzon, Milner, and the head of the privy council, Hen
derson. Italian Ministry Approved
Paris A Havas despatch says that the Italian Chamber has en
dorsed the ministry.
Bryan's Latest Peace Scheme
St. Louis Bryan proposes that the churches of America send a
delegation to Europe to try and end the war. The lines proposed are
similar to those of Henry Ford.
One Cent Postage
Washincton A forthcoming bill to reduce letter postage from
two to one cent will likelv increase the rate on magazines and news
papers on the zone plan.
Noted Japanese Dead
Tokio Matquis Oyama is dead.
'. Guardsmen Are Healthy
Washington National Guardsmen on the border arc keeping in
good health, the per centage of ills being onlv 18.13 per thousand.
. Washington Contracts for 90 hydro-aeroplanes for Hawaii, the
Philippines and Panama have been awarded at figures ranging from
$18,000 to $23,622 each Contracts for 52 more will soon be award
ed. Captain Todd, director of naval communications, recommends
that the government monopolize radios between ships and shore sta
German Cruiser Escapes
London A German light cruiser has succeeded in running the
iNortn sea oiocKaae, according to a captain wnose snip was Held up
Lloyds reports one Danish and three British vessels sunk.
The Pall Mall Gazette says that Carson has accepted the post of
lord of the admiralty. Lord Milner will be a member of the war
Greeks May Attack Allies
(No date line) An associated Press despatch says that the at
titude of King Constantine and the Gieek royalists is marked by hos
uiitv toward me Allies. Assertions are made mat eltorts are going
on to assemble tlie ureeK army in tlie region or Larnsa with a view to
attacking the Allies in the rear simultaneously with an attack by the
Teuton forces in the north.
Friendly Reply Coming
Berlin Germany will reply soon in a friendly way to the Ameri
can nuie in rcx-iru iu uic uc;ijiiuuuu 01 JJClgiailS to Uermaiiy. It IS
expected that the reply will show that the action was taken because
of necessity, and also will contend that neutrals seem to possess dis
torted views of the situation, based on information from enemy sources
On The East Front
Since December 1 the Rumanians have lost more than 70, f 00 men
and 184 cannon. North of Dornavatia vallev and Trotosul valley the
Russians nave made gains at neavy cost.
The Rumanians are retreating further.
An otticial despatch says the Allies lost 94 aeros in November and
An explosion in a Russian munition plant at Lasatannv killed
1000 persons, says the Overseas Agencv.
Capital City Notes
Honolulu Ihe Governor's report says that much time is need
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tu iu LuuiiciuuiiK wiiu mi: unuy ium navy in i tie Treat expansion
winca it. cumempiiuei.. 11 remains to oe seen whether local citizens
will meet their share ot the responsibility in a broad patriotic manner
finances ot tne lerntory are satisfactory.
Efforts to diversifv agriculture have met with little success.
imports ot tood were 7.800,000 last year, the falling off being
largely in ureaosiuns.
ine only nope ot increasing the Uauscasian population was in the
introduction ot industries othei than agriculture.
Judge Coke qualified today.
Saturday December 9
Honolulu The Bar Association endorsed Stainbach as first choice
tor the vacancy on the supreme bench, with Ashford as second choice
ndiugs was tnird, i nere were no votes for Irwin. James L. Coke
takes the oath as circuit judge today.
Interview Regarding Belgians
tit i . rr.i - - . .
wasnnigion ine American unarge de AJTaires at Berlin. Mr
urew, yesterday interviewed von Bethman Hollweg and presented th
note oi America s protest against the aeportation of Belgians to work
in uermany. ine results ot the interview are not stated.
Two Officials Remain
...... u. .t.ti.uu ..... .biuiiiii in i ifsuieni s caniuet as ''.ecre
tarv ot the treasury. David h. Houston will also stay as secretary
Panama A Losing Scheme
The Panama canal nnd railroad show a deficit of $2,000,000 for
the pcrhfd ending June 30.
The naval board has been unable to decide upon sites for the pro
posed armor plate plants. Secretary Daniels will probably select an
other board to make specific recommendations,
Process A Success
After twenty months of experiments the bureauof mines has an
nounced that Dr. Rittinun's process of extracting twice as much gaso
line from crude petroleum as at present is a practical commercial suc
cess. Hot Time In Macedonia
Paris There has been fierce fighting near St. Ruvina. Mace
donia, The Serbs hurled back three fierce assaults by the Teutons
with heavv losses.
Officers Japan Society ,
San Francisco - The Japan Society has elected Francis B. Loomis,
former secretary of state, president, and David Starr Jordan vice pres
ident. Probably Had Enough
London Asquith has refused the offer of an earldom.
England's Peace Ideas
New York England wants peace but not until full, just demands
have been won from Germanv, says President Shaughnessav. of the
Canadian Pacific Railroad, who arrived from London last night?
Raider In The Atlantic
Halifax It is suspected that a German submarine raider is abroad
in the AtliMitic. and shipping has been warned by the British navy.
It is feared she carries mines to strew along the trade routes between
America and Britain.
Compulsion In Huugary
London A despatch from Budapest says that Austria-Hungary
will soon have absolute compulsion. A bill is being prepared to that
Rich Lady On Long Journey
New York Mrs. Maiy Harkness, widow of the late Charles
Harkness, railroad director and oil magnate, heiress to moie than
$49,000,000, died last night following an operation.
Honolulu The school budget as prepared calls for a total appro
priation of $600,000.
Legislative members are planning a series of meetings to perfect
Melba is here to remain two months. "
Picano awarded a contract for Hillcbrand Glen work. Taylor
registers a protest.
Population Of Hawaii
Washington Governor Pnikham estimates the population of Ha
waii to be 237,633, an increase of 45,714 over 1910. 'The greatest
increase is iu Japanese. 17,326 being added.
has confessed to rob
nioney has been re-
offered the Greeks their
they would declare war
Army And Japan's Navy
Adjutant-General McCain reports that the regular army was 175
officers and 25,985 men short of authorized strength on June 30. Next
day 34,000, the sudden difference being due to the first increase in the
army tinder the National Defense plan.
Admiral Badcer told the Noval House committee that Japan Is
building laiger and more powerful and swifter battleships than Amer
ica has planned. The Japanese batteries contain twelve fifteen or
sixteen inch guns t .
A new note on the German submarine policy is possible. Official
information is that the Marina was in no sence a transport and entitled
to the immunities of a merchantmen.
Lansing asks the British information on the status of the Arabia.
Note to Germany protesting against Bclgiou deportation made
public. .. . m ..
Policeman look ihe money
Los Angeles Albert Griffiths, a policeman
bing express wagon of $20,000. Most of the
Teutons' Offer To Greece
Rome A despatch says the Teutons
services in o'pening land communication if
on the Entente.
At a meeting of Liberals in England it was said that Balfour
would be foreign secretarv.
Why Belgians Deported
Berlin The statement is made that the deportation of .Belgian
men to Germauy is a social necessity. No hardship is entailed.
West And East Fronts
The French failed to retake Hill 304, at Verdun.
Russians retreating Predeal-Altschanz passes were cut off and
most of them captured. In western Rumania the pursuit continues.
More than 10,000 prisoners taken.
The British Report
London The Anchor liner Caledonia is believed to haT'e been
sunk. One Belgian and one Norwegian sunk..
Asquith told at a meeting of Liberals that he would not relingnish
Famous Gardens Sold
New York Madison Square Gardens have been purchased by. the
New York Life Insurance Company for $27,000,000 on foreclosure of
Morgan And The Allies
J. P. Morgan has returned from Europe. He says that the Allies
French Battleship Lost
Par's The battleship Suffren is believed to have been lost. There
were 130 men aboard.
Russians Seem Hopeful
Petrograd The Russion offensive in the Carpathians is progressing.
l ana T
rds Win First,
hird Places in
lid Prize Race at
&y9 M. 18
Winners in Premier Classic of Motor dom Storm
Across Finish Line in Goodyear-equipped Procession.
Aitken, piloting Wilcox's Peugeot; Cooper at the
wheel of a Stuiz and Patterson driving a Hudson
capture major honors in ihe most desperately driven
Congest in Grand Prize history.
VicLoro:.vj Peugeot covers 403 -Mile distance over
nn 8-M'ile course strangled with turns at average
rale of 33. SB Miles an Hour 10 Miles an Hour
t:a:$l'cr than best previous time for this Race.
car was shod with Goodyear Cords on. all four
so was Patterson a; Cooper s Stutz rode Goody ear
Cords on rear wheels only.
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S M iif MM 159
Goodyear Cord Tires r.rn Elandsrd equipment orf the Frcnfeiin,
iho P'ievless, the White,
Packard Twin Six, the Locorncbil
Hwvnsr. Twelve, ihe Stutz, tho M
"Thoroughbred Si::" and the Daniels Eight.
Tin: qualities that led 5o "r?h ad op lion on
iUk', make them higher-;:-. U: . i ar.d batCcr.
Reamer, the Lexington
hese car3 are the qualities