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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY. DECEMBER 1. 1916
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Coal Shortage In Chicago
Chicago On account of.a remarkable shortage of railroad car?, the
coal supply in Chicago is reduced to an alarming degree, and the city
government has issued a manifesto calling upon people to curtail the
use of fuel as much as possible.
Americans On British Transport
London A British horse transport has been sunk in the .Medttc
nean. There were 28 Americans aboard and 17 were lost.
Greek Leader Charged
Venizclos has been charged with high treason.
Sylvia Butts Into Pilikia
Svlvia Pankhurst has been arrested. She led a peace parade
Snnday which ended in a riot Yesterday she was adjudged guilty ami
fined two pounds or a week in jail.
Rails For France
Ottawa Canada is tearing up the sidings and spur tracks of her
railroads for rails with which to supply the west battle front in Europe.
Britain appealed to Canada to supply 1,000 miles of track without delay.
At The Nation's Capital
Washington Kuhio has presented a number of Hawaiian bills, the
principal one being a measure for more complete home rule, making the
governor an elective ollicer.
The Wilsons Celebrate
President Wilson and wife yesterday celebrated the first anniver
sary of their marriage. They attended a movie show for the first time
Prospects of a deficit in the next fiscal period is worrying cabinet
officials. Various relief schemes have been suggested, one being a bond
issue, but the President rebuffs idea. The administration has asked that
the Rivers and Harbors bill be cut to the bone. (The latter does not
sound well for the Nawiliwili harbor project. Ed. Card. Isl.)
Honolulu Yee Yo Keuk, the Korean bandit, smiled when sentenced
..today to be hanged.
The high bonus recently paid has resulted in a shortage of at least
one thousand laborers in the plantations and the. situation promises to
be serious. On account of having so nmcli money fall to them at once
many Filipinos and Japanese have left for their former homes while
many others are in the city.
General Treat says that Hawaii will receive the first squadron of the
aviation corps to be organized under the new Defense Act. There will
be a total of 2-1 machines, constructed for either air or water uso.
Militia Broken Down
Washington General Scott, chief ofslafi', tol d the Senate military
committee today that the mobilization ()f the National Guard on the
border and its results had proved that the militia was a failure. He de-
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ui.ui'ii ui.u hum uuiiuiiiinib iiiui orougnt about me necessity oi an armv
of l.oOO.OO trained men. Universal scrvicu was recommended. Ex-Sec
retary Fisher has come out strongly acninst compulsory traininu and the
President disagrees with the views of General Scott in respect to the Na
Peace Proposals In London
London American Ambassador Page today presented to Lord Cecil
me gonn proposal oi uermany, Austria and Turkey for peace. Lloyd
laeorgo win address rariiament tomorrow on the subject.
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ine war met" order went into e Toot todnv. Otc s and ivslnnr
ants are forbidden to serve more than two courses for breakfast and
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luiicnuuii ami unci" tor (tinner.
The British steamer Westminster lias been sunk.
Guardsmen Going Home
San Antonio Sixteen thousand National Guardsmen are designated
to return home from the border.
Record Cuban Crop
rsew iork i lie General Refinery estimates the Cuban sugar crop
ai .,i5ou,uuu ions, which is tlie record.
The Pope Sidesteps
Home The Pope will not mediate for peace in Europe.
Losses Of Allies
Berlin The Overseas Agency estimates the losses of the
15,700,000 and British at 1,300,000.
French Take Prisoners
Paris In three days the French have taken 11,:5S7 prisoners at Ver
Monday, December 18
Honolulu Unverified rerport from the mainland sav that the
American-nawaiian b. b, Company has assigned its sugar cairying
contract for the year 1917 to the Matson Navigation Pn
Major Lincoln says that the order published yesterday to the
effect that National Guard companies must have 100 men each will
not enect me pay ot ttie men of the N. G. H., as all companies hav
ueeu recognized oy me war department.
Defense Society Meets
Mi VnrL Tl, Amr..:n T-r r. .
-"- ciunbc society win nolo its congress
next month. The program includes universal 111 lit fn rv frn i ii 1 1 tr
proper supply of guns and ammunition, fortified coaling stations in
m. in, (inrsci viiiiuii oi national petroleum reserves.
The British Advance
Southwest of Wytschaete, near Ransart, Flanders, the British
iiaye pierceu uie lemon s lirst line and gained a strong foothold Her
mi uuuma mis, uisu i(jf loss OI llozotl ami VatlX.
Immigration officials have detained BarnnnnnnnWi,,, n unto Tc
land. He is said to be a member of a firm of famous European bank
ers. iie arrived nere on a Dutch steamer. Pending deportation, the
uuiiiuttiics win iiittKc no statement,
Dr. Francis Woods, a member of the Ciocker Research Founda
nnn nf fnliimhin TTnivnrci,. in-,,-!.. .!..,. 1: .
w.. j , au, mm liiiuiiii! i, powerless in tlie
cure of cancer.
A Brazilian hark is believed lost off Barnegnt islet. Jersw coast
Twelve men aboard. ' "
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Blaisdcll, Short Stories from American
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Grower the Outdoor Primer . '.40
Dopp, the Early Sea People 00
Mullock, the Little Lame Prince ..50
Lucia, Peter and Polly in Summer .45
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Dear Enemy, Jean Webster.
War Letters from the; Living Dead Man,
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A Far Country, Winston Churchill. -.81. 05
The Fall of a Nation, Thomas Dixon.. 1.50
Star Rover, Jack London 1.05
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The Oyama Onseniies
Tva-ir, firent rrmvds attended the funeral of Oyama. A message
of sorrow from the Mikado was read at the funeral. j
Mexicans Dislike (Teachers
nnpri'inrn The de facto Government has issued an order barring!
clergymen from teaching in schools or colleges.
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llie submarine Harvest
t !r. rinn n.-mieh mul one Britisher sunk and a Norwegian
steamer captured from the latest Teuton submarine harvest.
I he berman nepori
t-i:.. iMm Pniici, rrnvfM-miiptit has been completely- altered ac
cording to German decree. The first Polish council meets before
The German steamer Prinz Fnderich Willielin. interned since tne
war began at Oddc. near Bergen, slipped the blockade and has reach
ed a German port safely.
Sunday, December 17
Sugar, 5.27. . , . ,
Copenhagen The whole Danish fishing industry is paralyzed on
account of the decision of Entente not to supply oil and gasoline in
West Front Drive
New York With a new German drive in Flanders and the
French attacking in the Verdun sector, interest in the war has again
shifted to the west front. Before Ypres the Germans launched a
heavy attack, clearing the British front line of trenches and advancing
in some places on the second line, gaining footholds. They are now
holding against counter attacks, The Germans evidently massed fresh
troops on the Belgian front, perhaps to draw attention from tlie
Somme and the Verdun sector, or it may be a serious drive to pifrce
the line of the Allies.
On the Verdun front the French continue their drives, shoving
the Teutons still further back, taking prisoners and Dims. Nrw nric.
oners were taken yesterday and the total since Thursday has been
10,000, with eighty guns, many of them heavy.
The War In Rumania
Paris Despatches say that the Teutons have made further ad
vances in Rumania, although the defense has stiffened, fighting is
severe and progress very slow. Berlin says that 2,000 more prisoners
have been taken there.
Loudon is wrapped in the heaviest fog in 50 years, removing any
fear of Zeppelin attacks for the time being.
New YotK ine transport Sumner is doomed, the heavy seas
!tit 'lpr to nii'rps.
beating her to pieces.
Working On H-3
Eureka Lines on the submarine H-3 snnnnpfl
1 been sent to the rescue.
More tugs have