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HONOLULU.: HAWAII TERRITORY, ' FRIDAY; NOVEMBER -",30, 1917SEMI-VEEKLY.
WHOLE NUMBER '4691
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Note Despatched to
eign Office on Request of
Trotsky Vith No Delay ;
GERMANY ISflUITE READY
Y ASHING TON, November
YY -tiensor peace between
under way and Sweden irthe intermiary A note asking .foa.; -truce
has been . despatched to. the Berlin foreign olhce from the , th w,aith, tha pawer, the popaiatloa
Swedish legation at Petrograd. This newt wan conveyed to London! hith 'the greater nationa enjoy, but,
. .7 i Tt-..i. .i-.v. . . , r.levea if we are email taken each alone,
u iK.ay.. . 1
At the request of Trotsky, the lieutenant of Lenlne, chief renre-.
(tentative of the'Bolshe-Vikia and other radical elements which con-i
tit-ted the anti;Kerensky and peace party, the -ambassador W
Sweden to Petrograd consented to act as the intermediary between
'Russia and nernuhv in nptrrttiations lookinL'-towards a ueacc. this
A.ctU jL'.A . W,,Ut AUv Vi
warded a note to the foreign oflke
ts to be followed by negotiations tor peace. .
1 : CONFIRMATION FROM BERLIN -.
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, I'facttcal conhrmation ot tnis
iu which Germany stands came in
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saia mai w tnc : ieicnstag yesicroay .yon jcrinug sun aim
that Germany' stood ready to enter into ncgptiations.; jar. a peace;
widt Russia and that no delays would be placed in
with fuJijKmers-to. Vest were
Wnuedj' -'.Vv -i " ' '-'': ; (: : ' - '
.' ''It (s.dur; wishour hope, that tjtesc ffort will noon be in such
concrete shape, as to bring about the peace we desire."
' ASSURES COUNTRIES SELF-GOVERNMENT
Referring to the proposed form of government for Lituania anl
Courland, he safd:; "We shall respect the right of those-people to
determine for themselves what sort of government they desire and
we shall leave that largely to them
themselves a constitutional form of. government and one that will
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corrcspoud , to their condition and fulfill their needs.
v BOLSHE-VIKIS FIND EXCUSES '
Remarks alleged to have been made in confidence bv one of the
, . . . .
r rench commissioners to Rumania to the Russian commanding gen-1
cral of the Rumania forces are
Petrograd as excusing the seeking of a separate peace at this time.
Despatches from Petrograd tell of the publication of an article which
purports to quote M. Henri Berthelot. chief of the French military
mission to Rumania, under a date line of J assy, November 2 as
saying to the, Russian commander that he had been "requested by
military officials of France to investigate for and to report to them
bis discoveries as to the conditions in Rumania and with the armies
lie did not speak, he is reported lo have said, as a national com
missioner but in confidence and he trusted to the patriotism i the
highest Russian in command when he expressed his belief that it
vould be criminal to enter into negotiations to keep the Ru-ian
army facing the common enemy under the conditions which he had
TO ATTEND MEETING
BILUNOH, Montana, November 30
(Associated Prea)-Emil Koskl, a
Fiulander, minor and labor agitator re
fused yesterday to attend an "anti
sedition meeting" and put up armed
resistance when a committee sought to
escort him to it. Tonight he Is in jail
awaiting the action of eoroner's jury
and facing charges . of , mur4er or at
least of manslaughter,
Koskl ha bee a one of the foremoMt
of. the element here that la accused of
having caused serious agitations. Yes
terday ft "liberty committee" called
upon him and asked him to attend the
"anti-sedition meeting" which waa to
be held.. Thi be refused to do and,
seising a rifle which -he had in' his
room, he opened fire upon the member
of tbe committee. All of his shots
went wild but oae bullet struck Mrs.
Anna Jackson, V filing her instantly.
Koski was then disarmed and taken
to jail under arrest.
FIRE DURING STORM
8IO UX CITY, Iowa. November 30
(Asuouiated Press)Flre yesterday oc
casioned losses pf 150,000 In the bui
uess districts of this city. There was a
evere storm raging and the firemen
hud to fiyH tbe flume from u verita
ble lake ofniud and witter.
30 ( Aviated I'rcss) NetfOtia-;
Kussia and Oennany are already
Q.o.liah tniiiwler anil ttW. '
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tn Bcrliu prolermg a truce which ,
ana indicating tne receptive moon ,
des)atches from Berlin which
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the iv4y-of such,
kUj&rfrwhfa ta. Bcru t5
-welT under way, be Haidiand'coh-I f
but we shall expect them to give
used in Bolshe-Viki newspapers m .
NVOLVED IN PLOT TO
KILL KING OF ITALY
HKATTI-E, November . 30 (As
sociated Press) Explanation of
the ' rerent , rijHU to. purcbusu t un
ned - fruits and vegetables linn been
found In the propagubda alleged to lutv,
been spread by an Italian u mh ri-hint ic
aoclety which has stroug pro-Oi'i man ten
IiiMistiiit stories to tbe efTei t (but
the goverpuient was' about to i'i.c ull
canned fruits and certain other xtores
that had reached the home wive of the
city and made them anxious to fill
their larders in advaai-e of aiu'h xeir.urs
have been traced by IV M. White, im
migration commiHsipuer, to this Itnlinn
society of know n nearchistie prinriples.
Tht'ir purpose is supposed to uhyc been
opposiiion to food conservation pro
gram and to unsettle public, sentiment.
It Is believed that thi society in fur
ther Involved in plan that hml beeu
laid for the luutassiuatinu of the King
LONDON, November lflf Associated
1 rSKi A rildi.in 'lecoistiou for nurses
and women hospital workers i
awarded shortly h,v the Pritinh
RULERS OF THREE
SCANDINAVIAN ; :
Important Conference Is WeU
corned By, King Haakon s Who
- Say$ Each Country Small But
.Combined They Are Powerful
OIRttTlANlA, KotembT 30 (Amo
fia.el -,lvri)i-TUe roufarraca f the
haa1inavimr caintrira, tirtlolmUd ia
W lb';Mrtgaf Denmark, Rwadna nd
tliia rouotry and the thru prrmert
and othr pruminant advlsrra of tha
three inoimrcha bat! yesterday.
It a arranfiad for tha diaeunaioa of
tli ainy lerloXia problcma abie.h 'tha
ni-olrul ivantMnavlia epuutrlea ara call
m) vtfpn tn ntW beeaaaa of tha war
nil (I trt tli'vine way aad maaaa, through
a eoiipratinn of iateranta to ada thtm
or to mitiniite tha ill effects that are
Mag no aerioilsly felt. ...
A t yesturilny V sewiion of tha eonfer
eiire Jfjng Haakon welcomed bla royal
jrucnta. aul their advisors, av( King
(Jnstava replied. '
Th forniHlly optning the proteedlnjte
Kin? Uaakun referred to tbe aeparatioa
of, NnrtN-ar and Hwednn and aatd that
tliU nan tlic Brit time since ench aepra
tion'.taat a nionareh of Sweden bad
V: 'y i the aed of alliam-a aod eoop.
taken. toKethor we eoaatitate a fore.a
that must be reckoned with by any
of the jn-eat nationa. We ean an must
0lir impendence nd the right t .freely
dlMw af aor oern destinies aw eon
eerBed.'' ,! , '
, He eoamitel npon the aeeeaa.tr of
,1, onderiHanding botweea th
O0(!i,jv coordinated for the- good of tbe
peoplea of all of their eonntriea.
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Food Administration Rules Ex
pected To Work Saving, of
Sixteen Million Pounds '
WASHINGTON, November-JWW As
8riated Tress) -j Hulea -regulating
a crw T
have been prepared by tbe food admin-
istrntion and are, aoon to be pufMnto
operation. Under these nilea Hoovct
about a saving of 16,000,000 pounds of
Bl,KBr ia the year and of; lapooioo
pound of eborteniug,
The food administration will also co
operate with the department f agri
I rtilture and with the fuel, controller
! iu an effort to secure a largeri use of
wood for fuel to help meet. a threaten-
ed shortage of fifty million tona,of coal
during the coming winter.' ' i
Important Suggestions To Aid
Traffic Problems Are Made
In Washington Conference
WASHINGTON, November 30 (As
sociated Press1) Plana for the relief of
traffic congestion are going forward. A
conference was held yeaterday at which
a number of important suggestions
were made. These isclude the use of
iulan waterways more extensively than
ever before and tbe employment of mo
tor truck trains where found practical.
Secretary of War Baker proposed
that lake tug ahall be employed to tow
barges through the inland waterway
throughout the winter. If tbe storms
will permit auch t raffle, through' the
(rest Ikes In the winter and they
van be kept open through the loe t' et
would be used on the lakes, otherwise
in suck othr waterways as may be ap
plicable, , '. .
Another suggestion waa to use motor
truck trains to lighten the strain on
the railroad freight handling. These
were proposed to be used extensively
MRS. DE SAULES GIVES
DINNER WHILE IN JAIL
V INN KOLA, New York. November
MO t Associated Presst Inmates af the
.iail iu this little Loug Island city bad
tbe best. Thanksgiving Day dinner in
their experience yesterday, When tbey
were the guests of Mrs. De Sauiea, Bqw
on trial for murder of her late husband,
Jack De Haules, popular club and so
ciety man and one time star of a Yale
football team. There were not' many
inmatea at the jail, but the cost of tho
dinner served to them was more thaa a
I hundred dollar and was defrayed by
w rs, pe. sauies. .
KlNQ HAAKON of Noma' U host at the Scandinavian
'Conference jwhich opened yterday in. Nor way. 'Thia C6n
ference will discus rnattert of the greatest riioment to the Scan'
dinavian countries" and policies necessitated by the war; ;' 1
ALLIES BEGIN CONFERENCE
Supreme War Council Is Formed
NKYY VORK, November SO ( Aociateil Press! The Inter Allied confer
ence begun at Paris yesterday with fifteen nations represented. Its sessions are
expected to lo of the most vital to the intereat of the allies of any eventa dur
ing the course of the war. ' 'i "
Tho Supreme Warfouncil has orniii.ed with the Pnited States, Great
Britain and Prance and Italy represented. It will soon take up the consideration
of the whole western front. All t'liuuK ' pluns will be suggested by this sn
prenic war council and its recommendation will thus bring about a concert of
action Much aa ha at no time before prevailed iu tho Qeratiou of the allies.
Man Arrested Thought To Have: Supplies Adequate But Restric
Been Active In China ! tions Needed
I.OH ANOELBR, November SO (As
sociated Press)-TKarl Frederick Wie l
man, who. is believed to have formerly
been a German rpnulur ageat in China
uni while so engaged to have been nlsj
employed as a cartoonist for vurioiis
newspaper in the Orient,, and -to later
have enlisted in the Vnlted Stuten er
vice in the. Philippine was arrotcl
Tbe arrest of Wiedmaa is believe, I to
have been under a presidential warrant
for no Informatioa of another warrant
was obtainable from any of tbe federal
court officials! He has aaid to have
heeu under surveillance almost all of
j the time he hat beau in this city,
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AMSTERDAM. November 30 (As
sociated Press) Oennany baa an ade-
( 1lll(t(. fo0(j ,UppJy for tha winter but
t mill,y restrictions of diet will have to
I ,.in,i0vi., to make it so. The Prim
( , f,M (.j.u,itor, mude tbia stute
,, j iwrlin yesterday,
i j,, hj, lr,,ort f0(Mi fonditious and
, ..., ij..,. , P1ir,. Von Wal.low
mi id that the grain reserve would be
larger this winter than they were last
winter ami that the potato crop was
satisfactory. Sugar Germany has in
the same uiuonuts as formerly.
The. food regulator said that bread
and potatoes would have to be the
chief food for tbe ieojile.
BREAD AND POTA
Differ In Tongue and Uniform
and Mistake Each Other For
Enemies On Italian Front
V ITALIAN HOBTHERN HEAD-;
, QOARTEE8, November 30 Ae-
' aoeUtad Praaa) Two Hungarian
teguments fought one another blt-
tar:y and all but ex Urmia ted eacnv
other on tha Aatago front on Wed
, nasday. This became , offldaity
known yesterday. They mistook
.each other for enemies and both
! ware all hut wiped out before tha
mistake waa recognised, and tlieT
' were drawn apart. '
Two Hungarian ragunenta, one
oompoaed of Creche and tha other
of OallcUa Folea, speaking, differ
ant languages and wearing differ
ing nnif orms auvl aiecontrecnanu .
cam npon ona another unexpect
edly in tha mtdrt of tha general
. angagament which was in progress
on tha Aalago aertor.. They rraa-
' took each other for enemies sad '
each (jnlckly engaged tha other.
A terrific hand to hand en
counter waa soon In progress. -
' Rifle lira waa followed by a charge
and. bayoneta anl hand granadea
were brought Into use, rinally
1 but not until both reglmenta had
been decimated, tha mistake was
rectified and they were dlaentaa
.' glod and redrawn te tha rear.
IN FEAR OF VILLA
Troops Sent SouttTo Reinforce
Federals and Many Mexi
t cans Crpss Rjo;Grande
JjrARKZ. .VMexico, NkvoaalVr 30
V ASjeAiilite -Ffaj-)afte"4-a
tlcalt deserted last niabr vrUb
soldiers even on tbe street. ' The
famous keuo game was closed and
lights that usually burned brightly
were .darkened. Hundreds have croaa
ed over the line to PJ Pa nd
from Kl Paso crossed the Bio Orande
Inst aiL'lit. There la another Villa alarm
and manv have left iu the fear that
Juarex ia again to be a battle ground
with the once idol of northern Mexico
and later bated bandit aa the attacker.
AU troop stationed u Juares have
been hastily sent south to reinforce
the federal troons which are snid to be
engaged with Villa whose main com-1
mnnd is said to be in the vicinity of I
Chihuahua City, ,
Ona Body Repulsed.';
Reports that reached here yesterday
uftornoon aaid that a- VUlista force
had been met ttnd repulsed at Lagunn
and there were unconfirmed reports of
a battle between federal cavalry and
Villa's main body near Chihuahua
When the bandit leader was south
of Presidio reports were received from
there that his next objective was to be
Juarez and he would proceed from
there to Chihnnhua City. It is con
sidered that be has merely changed bis
dans sufficiently to attack Chihuahua
City lirst and that if successful there
will proceed against Juarex.
Movement Not Now
The Villa movement is a new one,
having no connection with the Felix
Diax or other revolutionary move
meuts, according to Gen. Portrio Orne
las, -rmunent commander of the Ojin
nga garrison. The new movement is
called the Conventioniat party, and is,
in fact, a revival of the former move
ment by Villa called tbe Conventionist
movement, following tbe convention of
revolutionary ebtet'taine at Aguaseuli
elites. . ..J
Overcharges Alleged Right In
FARGO, North Dakota, November
.'!0 (Associated Press)-- Though Fargo
is nitnated right in the heart of the
wheat belt it residents are paying
more for their loaves of bread, getting
less for their money, than are those of
other sections of the country. The food
ftdnilniHtratiou has taken tbe matter
up and promises reductions.
Bukers ware yesterday notified by
the food administration that they
would have to at once make their
prices conform to actual rost of pro
duction plus the same reasonable proltt
that bakers in other communities are
allowed. The federal authorities said
that a loaf selling for fifteen cent here
is no larger and weigh no more than
the ten cent Joaf sold elsewhere and
that bakers faced prosecution in case
of refusal to make prices conform to
d cut ml.
Heavy Artillery and Raids Won
By French Reported In Several
Western Sectors Indicating
New Battle Front ; : . j
BRITISH ARTILLERY IS
NOW SHELLING. CAMBRAI
Italians Are Aggressive and Try
Counters On Huns Teuton
Defeat Near Seacost Told By
. .Rome ', .' :':;''.
laj E W YORK. November 3
IN (Associated Press) Signs
of increasing activity, multiplied' '
o the Western Front yesterday
whiie h Italy aggressiveness was ?
displayed by the forces ol Italy .
In launching counters against the
common enemy. The Austro
German forces made no headway ''
in that theater and the German
official despatches, of .yesterday
issued in Berlin made' small Wen- .
tioif of activities In 'Italy.',. The
British are shilling Cambrai., ,
f 'Oii the Piaye River thcitua
tionV remained ..un'chafge(l last- ,
Tuight.V The t?pioing armies lud ';
battled throughout. .the, tfayuhut ;
the massed attack , of- Teutons ,'
lacked tlie violence and strength
of Wednesday. . : 'iy '";. ','.'
Repulse of strong' Teuton
forces ' withL. heavy . losses north-
east of the seaport of Avlona was .
reported from Rome.- This: re
port said that on all sectors the
Italian arms had held their own .,
during the day's conflict. -,v , ' ,;
' Despatches from Berlin show
tiiat the vigor of the Italians. is
unabatel and tell of counters .,
made against Monte Tpmba
which, they claim; were failures.
CAMBRAI SHELLED -Before
Cambrai the British
have brought up their artillery
and are shelling the town.' This,
also, is reported from Berlin. It
indicates the complete consolida
tion of the British in their new
positions before the beleaguered
city. . v f '....
In Northern Alsace there was
an unusually heavy artillery, fire '.
which was mentioned ln the of- :
ficial rejxjrt issued in Paris. This
re)ort said that in the Aisne sec
tor there had been a series of , ,
heavy artillery actions during the
day and that in upper Alsace
there was aw artillery duel. of -magnitude
in progres, presaging '
other activity. . ' .' -
FRENCH WIN RAIDS '
An enemy raid was repulsed
north of Carnilet while r.iiij the.
Argonne sector French, forces
successfully raided German
trenches taking a number of pris
oners. '.;'.'-:.- ': : "
For the past three days, .Berlin
repotted, there has been a furious
artillery conflict near Policapelle
and on both sides of the Mcuse.
A French attack upon Deppe, it
was said, met with disaster and
Bavarian forces were reported
to have taken prisoners a large
number of Belgian soldiers.'