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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 1917
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Canada And Munitions
Ottawa Parliament at the coining session will consider a plan for
transferring the munitions business of the Allies on this Ride of the At
lantie from the United States to Canada.
It is expected that a bill will be introduced providing a bounty for
refining lead, copper and zinc, required in the manufacture of shells.
Money For Kalihi
Washington Kalihi gets 8100,000 appropriation as urged by army
The Losses of Canada
Ottawa Canadian losses since the beginning of the war have been
68,290 men, being 15,322 killed, 48,454 wounded and 2,970 missing.
Beef output Increase
Washington The output of cold storage beef in 1916 was 155,000,
000 pounds, an increase of 29,000,000 pounds.
British Admiral Dead
London Vice Admiral Warrender is dead.
Alaskan Sees Fighting
Boston The American-Hawaiian steamer Alaskan saw the British
freighter Arrino ram a German mine layer oft" St. Nazziarc, after which
a French patrol boat sunk the craft.
Allies Lose Planes
Berlin Six Allied aeroplanes were brought down on the west front
Honolulu The Industrial Accident Board will investigate acci
dents in the Inter-Island S. N. Co. There is a conflict of authority be
tween the Industrial Accident Board, as well as the Utilities Commis
sion, on the one hand, and the railways and Inter Lsland on the other,
The case of the death of one Kunaukino will be taken to the Federal
supreme court to determine the conflict of juaisdiction of the courts
and the constitutionality of the Accident Board,
E. A. Berndt is planning an amusement garden at Waikiki. If
the government does not interest itself in the matter, it will be carried
out as a private enterprise.
Carden claims that the Utilities Commission continues its jurisdic
tion over the Inter-Island. He says the investigation will be con
tinued and that the Board will seek to enforce its rulings.
The bodies of two Hawaiian boys, with axe wounds in the head,
were found in Makiki valley today. Two men were seen in the vicin
ity. A second axe was found near by. The theory is that it was the
work of two maniacs,
Washington News Budget
Washington Hearing is being had in the "leak case" of Broker
Lawson. He said he could tell where leaks were but wouldn't. He
pictured a senator, cabinet officer and a New York banker having a
gambling account and dividing the profits.
Eight-Hour Law Hearing
The eight-hour law hearing has begun in the Supreme Court.
The railroads are contending that the law is unworkable and is ex
perimental. It takes property without due process of law.
Germany And America
The Secretary of State has cabled Ambassador Gerard, at Berlin,
in answer to an inquiry, that the relation between America and Ger
many were never so cordial as at present.
Immigration Amendments Pass
The Senate has approved the amended immigration bill which ex
eludes Orientals by geographical limitations,
The German Report
Berlin The Russians have gained ground on the Aa river near
Rumanians and Russians were dislodged from fortified positions
in southern Moldavia, 4,000 prisoners taken at Fokshani.
Three Yessels Sunk
London Three vessels have been sunk in the war zone one a
Norwegian, one Russian and one British.
Liquor Excluded From Dry States-
The Supreme court has upheld the Webb-Kenyon Act which pro
hibits the exportation of liquor from wet" into dry" States.
Sugar Ration In France
Paris The sugar allowance to each person has been fixed at a
pound and a half per month.
Monday, January 8
Honolulu The Inter-Island hearing before the Utilities Commis
sion will probably amount to nothing as the company comes automat
ically under the jurisdiction of the Federal Shipping Board. The
company is preparing to file schedules of earnings, rates, etc., with
that body. Attorney Warren is of the opinion that the new body has
superior jurisdiction over the Territorial commission.
The editor of the Hawaii Shinpo reioices over the report that
Governor Pinkham may not be continued in office; tells of the antipa
thy of the Japanese to the chief executive and hopes that Collector
Franklin may be appointed Governor.
A banquet will be given tonight by the victorious, National Guard,
football team, Governor Pinkham, Generals Strong, Treat, Johnson
and others will be present.
The funeral of the late Judge A. A. Wilder was held yesterday.
Rioting In Greece
London There was rioting in Piraeus yesterday, order being re
stored by French troops
Greeks Would Attack Allies
Paris The Temps savs that the loyal portion of the Greek armv
is ready to attack the Allies at the word of the Kaiser. Constantine
can put 75,000 of such men in the field.
More Yessels Sunk
A Britisher and Danisher have been sunk in the war zone. Ger
many officially states that an Entente transport was sunk by a Ger
man submarine December 22, but the admiralty denies the statement
btubborn fighting is going on on the Rumanian front. The Slavs
are holding in places and retreating in others.
In Rumania And Austria
Petrograd The retreat has reached the Sustitcha liver near Obe
li tchi. Fighting favored the Entente. Between Fokshane and Fun
deni, 12 miles front, the Rumanians and Slavs gained much ground
and took prisoners.
The Italians surprised the Austrians at Hill 208, in the Carso re
gion, took trenches to a depth of 500 yards and many prisoners.
British Suffer Defeat
Loudon It is reported that the British attack in the Doiron re
gion, Macedonian front, was defeated with heavy losses.
Gerard Is Banquelted
U, S. Ambassador Gerard, upon his return to Berlin, was bau-
quetted by the Americnn Association of Trade and Commerce, accord
ing to an Overseas despatch. In a speech he stated that he had brought
to Germany, from President Wilson, the olive branch of peace.
Out Of Politics
Washington The Farm Loan Board has issued a statement to the
effect that politics will be entirely eliminated from the organization.
There will be twelve banks. No plums to pick. Merit and efficiency
will be the only considerations for appointees.
British Patrol In Pacific
San Francisco The Norwegian steamer Cuzco reports that a Bri
tish auxiliary patrolling the Pacific held up and boarded her off Lower
Diplomatic Conference Ended ,
Rome Llovd George and Briand the Italian premier, have end
ed their conference here. They completed an understanding to estab
lish future action with greater coordination in efforts to a successful
conclusion of the war.
Sunday, January 7.
Honolulu In the football game at Schofield banacks yesterday
afternoon between the National Guard and the All Army elevens the
National Guard won by a score of 7 to 0. Ladd, of the Guard team,
had three ribs broken and is in the hospital. The game was witness
ed by the Governor, General Treat and General Strong, The atten
dance was about 6,000, including many notables.
A. P. Tavlor, secretary of the Promotion Committee, proposes a
Pan-Pacific union similar to the Pan Americcn idea, to include Ha
waii. Alaska, the Philippines, Guam, American Samoa, with it's home
in Honolulu. Kuhio has been asked to pres nt a bill for national
backing to the undertaking.
The steamer Great Northern has booked 490 passengers for her
next trip, of which 390 are first class.
Military Policy Criticized
New York The Republican Club held a "Preparedness and
Peaie" session last night at which the military situation, the policy of
Wilson as to Mexico and the lack of preparedness were criticized from
divergent angles. Chamberlain, of Oregon, assailed the border mobi
lization, which he declared to be wholly ineffective. Henry Ford was
flnoiner reace ouggesuon
Treasurer Zambrano, of the de facto government of Mexico, who
has returned to Washington, says that the lifting of the embargo on
arms, withdrawal of Pershing's troops and sending Henry P. Fletcher
to Mexico on a peaceful mission would result in an early settlement
of Mexico's difficulties. On the other hand, a representative of Villa
has reopened offices. in Washington.
0 West Front In Europe
The British and French have launched a strong offensive on the
western front, north of the Somtne and along Ancre, where according
to official admissions of the German staff the Allies have succeeded in
pounding a fresh dent in the German trench line.
Berlin says that vigorous artillery fighting is going on along the
whole Somme sector, and that the Allies have taken a number of
German reports are that they have been uniformly successful in
the Balkans. In the Moldavian sector they are pressing steadily for
ward. Russian resistance has stiffened from Uzall to Gallatz. Here
the Teutons have made small gains. Bralia was stormed and five more
Rumanian towns have been taken. Have reached Seretli river line,
operating from two points.
Schwab And Munitions
Schwab, the steel magnate, savs that the British bid on 16 inch
shells is definite enough but that the shells are untested. "My plant,"
he says, "is a U. S. government asset. Manufacturers should co-ope
rate with the government so that there should always be an am pie sup
ply of elfective ammunition."
New larift lommissioner
Washington Prof. Frank W. Taussig, of Harvard, has accented
appointment on the tariff commission. He is head of the department
of political economy.
Austrian Cabinet Quarrels
Copenhagen The new Austrian cabinet is already in serious diffi
culties, facing a crisis.
Centrals And Galicia
A Vienna despatch to a Berlin paper says that the government
has refused to grant home rule to Galicia and as a result the President
of the Chamber of Deputies has resigned-
The British Report
London The Norwegian steamer Fania has been sunk in the war
zone, according to Lloyds.
Honolulu The countv clerk proposes an amendment to the law
to' continue on the roll of registered votes only those actually voting,
requiring those not voting to re-register.
Achi supports Chillingworth's anti-saloon ideas,
British News Report
London The Greek ministers have approved restrictions on daily
rations and the appointment of a food dictator,
Arrest of persons accused of sedition has been renewed.
Norwegian press opinions are that the differences with Great Bri
tain over the coal embargo will shortly be settled.
According to a telegram from Berlin, the Teutons have repaired
the damage to Rumanian oil wells and there will be production
again soon. Vast stores of petroleum were captured at Canstanza.
1. 000 cars are at Campania, where the wells will be producing within
Lion Hunter Killed
Selous, the famous lion hunter who accompanied Roosevelt in
1909, has been killed in action in South Africa,
Berne Switzerland is issuing a hundred million franchs loan at
four and a half per cent.
The German Report
Berlin Official The Teutons have stormed the Russian defenses
south of Trettis valley, on the Moldavian front.
The British have penetrated German trenches north of Ancre.
There is vigorous artillery action on the boniinc. The Teutons
have reached Sereth,
Two Big Ones Dead
Ottawa Borden, minister of militia under Laurier, is dead.
Harve General Wielsmans, chief of the Belgian staff, died in the
trenches of pneumonia.
Built Many Ships
Washington The tonnage of ships built in American shipyards
in iyio nas oeen exceeueu oniy twice in nisiorv. uuring the year
1163 ships, of a tonnage of 520,847, were constructed, leading the
world except for Great Britain.
Would Hold Oil
Secretary Daniels has appealed to Chairman Tillman, of the House
Naval Committee, to defeat the proposed compromise legislation giv
ing claimants leases on the navy petroleum reserves in California,
Wyoming and Montana. He savs the safety of the nation would- be
imperilled by the loss of this fuel.
Villa Claims Victory
El Paso The Villaistas claim victory at Jiminoz and that the Car"
ranzaistas did not get the best of the fight at nil.
t Mr. Cody Very III
Colorado Springs "Buffalo Bill" is probably dying.
Shipping Man Talks
Leipsic Manager Ballh, of the Hamburg-American steamship
line, says he would despise the statesman who would restrict the use
of submarines. Divers are a guarantee of victory over England,
More Projectile Plants
Washington Secretary Daniela will ask Congress for appropria
tions for increase in projectile plants.
Saturday January 6
Honolulu Great opposition has conic up in Honolulu to Kuhio's
bill introduced in Congress which provides for the election of the
governor of Hawaii by popular vote. It' is regarded as a political
dodge, leading straight into more trouble.
The police have arrested two persons living in a cottage in Manoa
who arc alleged to be connected with the attempt to smuggle opium
into the country last week,
Earthquake In Formosa
Tokio Three were killed and thousands were rendered homeless
as the result of an earthquake in Formosa. No details of the catas
trophe have yet been received. Communication has been cut.
German Bourse Reopens
Berlin The Bourse has been officially re'-opened by the govern
ment, having been closed since 1914. It became necessary to rc-open
it in order to secure quotations for taxation purposes, Stocks showed
a gain since the war began. Loans were quoted at 98,
Abandoned Ship Found
Vigo, Spain The abandoned ship Thyra, Norwegian, has been
found adrift, by fishermen, with unexploded bombs in different parts
of her. The theory is that the Germans captured her, forced the crew
off but were frightened away before they could fire the fuses.
General Asterhaus Dead
Washington Brigadier-General Asterhaus, a civil war veteran,
father of Admiral Hugo Asterhaus, of the Americ n navy, died in
Villa Reported Defeated
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feated after a desperate fight near jiminez, with a loss of 1,500 men.
Bandit Lopez waskilled. The Carranza forces lost 100 in Irillnrl nmi
Mr. Van Dyke Banquelted
The Hague American Ambassador Van Dyke, who is retiring
from, the diplomatic service, and who is sailing for America in a week
has been tendered a number of banquets.
First Edition, 3:30.
Berlin The Teutons have pierced the line of the Rumanians at
' Greek Steamer Sunk
Paris According to a despatch from the Havas News Agency,
the Greek steamet Sipirious has Jieen submarined. The crew saved.
Chillingworth's Liquor Bill
Honolulu Senator Chas. Chillingwortn fuels certain that his bill
for putting the salcon out of business will pass at the approachinc
session of the Legislature.
M. Fujinaka fell from a truck today and is dead.
Money For Special School Work
The budget of S226.560 for itidurtrkd school work has been ap
proved and Sill. 425 will be asked to increase the trade and education
al work at Waialee Industrial School.
Counterfeiter Pleads Guilty
G.G. Reyes, a Filipino arrested on the charge of counterfeiting,
pleads guilty. Eight other Filipinos have been arrested on the same
Honolulu A complaint of the Maui, News against the Island
Electric Co., of Wailuku, claiming irregular current, has been filed
with the Utilities Commission.
The funeral of the late Judge Arthur A. Wilder will be held on
The National Capital Budget
Washington Attorney General Gregory has received the results
of the Federal trade probe into the remarkable advance in the price of
news print paper anu is examining u. resident Wilson is watching
the situation with much interest.
The President does not contemplate sending another note to
Europe, says Secretary Lane.
Senator Lewis, debating on the peace notes of the president said
that the United States would surely be involved if the war were con
Captains Knapp, Mood, Rodgers, Rodman and Sims have been
recommended by the President to be promoted to rear-admirals.
. The Jones substitute for the Hitchcock resolution approving the
request of the United States for peace terms, without endorsing the
President s note on the suhject, passed the benate.
A Steamer Ashore
Seattle The Admiral Watson is, ashore on Fish Bay reef at Fidal
go Bay, AlasKa, .Steamers arc standing by to assist.
London The government has taken complete control of the maize
The British Report
The publication of the German peace terms is useless in view of
the attitude of the British and French press, according to the Berliner
Lokalanseiger. The opinion is based on the resolution of the French
senate to not make peace" while the enemy occupies French territory,"
The Greek government, acting in harmony with the Kinir has
decided to reject certain clauses of the Entente note demanding repara
Progress Of Teutons
Berlin Four Runi'iniar. towns and 1,400 prisoners have been
Russian attacks near Devinsk have been repulsed. The battle
Friday December 29
Honolulu Former Justice Aithur A "Wilder shot and killed him
self in the home of his cousin, James A. Wilder, last night. Despon
dency was undoubtedly the cause. For sometime he has secluded
himself, receiving visitors cordially, but going out little, (fudge Wil
der was the son of the late John Wilder. He was once a law part
ner with A G. M. Robertson and was a justice of the Supreme Court,
Of late he had been a bitter oppoi.ent of Governor Pinkham Fd'
Social Morality Work
The Social Morality Campaign Committee was formed last uignt,
with Bishop Restarick presiding.
The Board of Supervisors have agreed to give the Promotion Com
mittee S15C0 at the end of June after all bills have been paid, provided
money remains in the general fund.
Y. W. C. A. Branches Out
The Y. W, C, A. has decided to build a branch club at Waikiki
beach for the exclusive use of members of the association.
Winlerhalter To Shore 'Duly
Washington Admiral Winttrhalter has been assigned to the
General Board. (Admiral Winterhalter, then a lieutenant, was
stationed at Hduolulu several years in the early nineties. He and his
wife were very popular. They toured all the Islands whilo here Ed