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THE. GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, JANUARY 2, 1917
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LATEST WIRELESS HEWS
Hums on Punch-
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Saturday December 30
Honolulu Col. McCarthy, of the Harbor Board, is very angry
over the statement of Morgan that the latter was discharged for politi
cal reasons. He denies that the course taken has caused the board of
harbor commissioners embarrassment.
The German Report
Berlin Rumored Wilson sent second note explanatory of the
hrst. The ieutons in iransyivania nave emereo. cmrcncncu Russian
Crowning In Hungary
totidon An Amsterdam despatch gives an account of the crown
ing of Charles and Zita in St. Matthews, at Budapest. Zita rode in
the pageant in a coach drawn by 16 horses.
Mexico Prefers To Wait
Washington First Chief Cnrranza, of Mexico, has replied to the
United States that he prefers to let the proposed protocol (or lirst
measures for a peaceful understanding and decency) rest for awhile.
The Mexican president says that the presence of General Persh
ing and his army in Mexico is a stumbling block to immediate adjust-
ment of the difficulties, and declares that the recall of American sol
diers from Mexico would result in the adjustment of the difficulties
within a week,
Labor Union Stumped
The labor union brotherhoods have sent out a circular letter to
their 400,000 members asking opinions as to what should next be
done in the eight-hour dav matter.
Sprinkled Streets With Whiskey
Phoenix Prohibitionists yesterday sprinkled the streets of this
city with $20,000 worth of liquor which had been confiscated and
which they ran through a water wagon. Two hundred decorated
i autos followed the sprinkler in a parade. Prominent prohibitionists
of the State took turns in driving the sprinkler,
New Way To Detect Consumption
New York A new method of diagnosing tuberculosis through
blood pressure was explained last night by Dr. Harley Stamp, of the
Pennsylvania University, addressing the Anthropological Association.
He said that by following his plan it would be possible to detect the
presence of tuberculosis four years in advance of the present methods.
Douglas Haig's Opinion
' London General Douglas Haig has issued a statement in which
he says that the Allies can overthrow the Teutons when the proper
time comes. The Soinme fighting showed the weakness of the enemy,
the inclement weather, which prevented the Allies from following up
their advantage, being the only thing that saved the Germans from
Lost In The Bankok
Tokio In the wreck of the Bankok Maru, lost off Chee Foo, 209
were drowned and 2o saved. Of the latter, two were Americans.
Lieut. Governor Resigns
Washington Vice-Governor Martin, of the Philippine Islands,
has resigned on account of the ill health of his wife.
Honolulu Morgan explains that his false statements in regard to
Honolulu piers were inspired bv a desire to save the harbor board
from disgrace. He says that Lord was a fellow conspirator and ac
cuses McCarthy of playing politics in demanding his dishonorable dis
charge in place of resignation.
James S. McCandless says that the Knights Templars billed for
the Islands will have either to sleep aboard their steamer or not come
at all on account of lack of hotel accomodations.
A Chinese and Japanese hui are plannine to incorporate an elec
tric company for $250,000.
uari Andrews, third member ot the harbor board s investigating
committee, reports that the assessors of Maui and Kauai will show a
larger income next year.
Entente Demands Extensive
Copenhagen The reply of the Entente powers to the German
peace proposals is ready. The London Spectator outlines the reply as
touows: ine status quo uetore the war is to be restored, invaded
countries to be evacuated.
Alsace-Lorraine to be restored to France.
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t new KiiiKuuni io ue creaieu out oi Slavic territory now occu
pied by Teutons.
Bohemia to be independent.
Rumanian Transylvania to be transferred to Rumania.
ihe Austrian lyrol, irieste, Istna and all other territory where
Italian blood predominates to be transferred by Austria to Italy.
Constantinople ano an neighboring straits to be transferred to
Armenia to be under Russian tutelage.
The Araos to be freed.
oyna. Asia Minor ana Mesopotamia to be placed under o protec
1. he German colonies to remain as the property of the Entente
Indemnity given for all countries occupied.
German reparation ton for ton for all ships sunk.
The German navy to be distributed among the Entente powers.
The democratization of Germany.
The Kiel canal to be neutralized.
At The Battle Fronts
uenin ine Germans nave entered I-rench positions at Hill 304,
aiso on siope oi ijeaa Man s hui.
In Rumania several positions and; 400 prisoners have been cap
a iMnnisn vosiei has been sunk, having aboard Russian artillery
lor ine Aland islands, rmy saved. Another Russian steamer sunk
by badly anchored Russian mines.
The French Hear Differently
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raris ine uermans attached between Hill 304 and Dead Man's
nui, nut the auacie was broken, tew Germans reaching trenches.
Friday December 29
Honolulu Ed. Fogarty, Democrat, and W. J.
can, are to ue on the civil service commission.
General Johnson broke all records by beating
bowl 286 to 283.
Announcement of the President's plan to put a duty on coffee has
been received with much approval by coffee planters.
What Carranza Wants
Washington Carranza has not signed the protocol but has asked
for a modification of the terms to provide for the withdrawal of Persh
ing from Mexico. Carranza's ftiends say that he will sign if time is
named for American withdiawal.
U. S. Has Lots Of Money
The resources of the national banks of the United States aggre
gate $15,000,000 more than the combined government banks of Japan,
Russia, Italy, Germany, England, France, Spain, the Netherlands and
Switzerland, according to official figures made available today.
Split Over Eight Hours
New York The Brotherhoods and railroads have split on account
of the refusal of the railroads to put the eight-hour law in force at the
first of the year without awaiting a test of the constitutionality of the
law before the supreme court Union leaders declared that they were
entitled to the benefits provided by the bill as soon as the same are
effective, regardless of any finding the supreme court mav later render.
A New Service Bill
Washington The army staff is reported to be drafting a new mili
tary service bill on the Argentine plan. It provides that males be
tween the ages of 16 and 45 shall be liable for duty with the militia in
time of war.
The Press And Peace
London The press is urging the Allies to follow Russia's ex
ample and declare just what terms thev are willing to accept to end
the war and what they are fighting for.
Switzerland reports declare that Austria i9 in a desperate plight
and may sue for separate peace. No credence is given in London to
Sinking of Westminster
The sinking of the Westminster, the admiralty declares, wa
climax of savagery, the lifeboats of the steamer being shelled by
guns of the submarine. The ship was entirely unwarned.
Teuton Offensive Fails
New York Teutons offensive at Verdun, Le Mort Homme
Hill 304 have all failed with heavy losses to the attacking. forcch.
Berlin The defeat of the Russians and Rumanians on the
tront is complete. The Teutous have taken 30,000 prisoneis.
Germany's answer to the American note has caused a good
pression throughout the country, only the anti-American press show
ing dissent, they saying that any kind of interference lv America
would be intollerable.
The French Opinion
inr!c--'i'lin mm-niiii? nr-ss is Unanimous in pronouncing Gcr
uianv's answer a polite refusal to comply with the suggestions ol Pres
More Foreign Bank Connections
Washington The authorization given the Federal Reserve to ap
point the Wank of England as its agent is likely to be followed by
similar authority in regard to banks in Japan, China and Australia.
Peace Road Blocked
The road to peace is blocked bv the refusal of the Entente to en-fl'
tcr into a conference. without prior knowledge of terms, It is under-"'
stood that the Teutons will permit a confidential exchange of broad,
tentative terms through President Wilson if necessary to bridge the
gap that threatens Vo prevent the assemblage of delegates.lt is intimat
ed that a statement of this position will be communicated to America
The official text of the German reply to America's peace pioposal
has anived. It is asserted that no confidential communication- from
Ambassador Gerard accompanied the document.
Carranza Makes Answer
President Carranza's answer to the latest American note will be
delivered this afternoon, It is understood that it contains suggestions
or modifications carefully worded to avoid ending negotiations. Mexi
can officials say that the door has not been closed,
THURSDAY AFTERNOON (SECOND WIRELESS)
Honolulu It is learned that W. H. Hindle appeared 'before
Chinese into Hawaii to work in the rice industry.
A woman taken to the police station Monday night on the pre
sumption of being drunk was dead when arrested. Her husband has
now been arrested and is charged with beating her to death.
L. G. Blackmail, a commissioner of education, says he regards
the proposed survey of the schools as unnecessary, although he would
welcome it because a good showing would be made.
Orders-have been issued changing the classification oi units of
the National Guard on Kauai.
Crowley Denies Guilty Knowledge
San Francisco At the trial of German Consul Bopp, alleged con
spirator Crowley testified that he had no knowledge of any conspiracy.
Caplan Senteuced Heavy
Los Angeles David Caplan, chaiged with complicity in the Los
Angeles Times explosion, was given-ten years
The Eight-Hour Discussion
New York The brotherhoods have suggested at a conference
that if the Adamson eight-hour law is upheld by the Supreme Court
the controversy be settled on a basis of the switchmen's award.
More Notes Arrive
Washington The Austrian reply to the peace proposals arrived
A note from Mexico has beci received by Secretary Lansing
Grand Friz Itae mt
Saturday , Nov, 18tlt I
Winners in Premier Classic of Motordom Storm
Across Finish Line in Goodyear -equipped Procession.
Aitken, piloting Wilcox's Peugeot; Cooper at the
wheel of a Stutz and Patterson driving a Hudson
capture major honors in the most desperately driven
Contest in Grand Prize history.
Victorious Peugeot covers 403-Mile distance over
an 8-Mile course strangled with turns at average
rate of 85.55 Miles an Hour .10 Miles an Hour
faster than best previous time for this Race.
car was shod with Goodyear Cords on all four
so was Patterson's; Cooper's Stutz rode Goodyear
Cords on rear wheels only.
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Goodyear Cord Tires are standard equipment on the Franklin, the
Packard Twin Six, the Locomobile, the Peerless, the White, the
Haynes Twelve, the Stutz, the McFarlun, Ire Roumer, the Lexington'
"Thoroughbred Six" and the Daniels Eight.
The qualities that led to their adoption or. those cars are th qualities
thh.t make them higher-priced and better.