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' ' ' '"J t .' 1 ' , : . c : ' t ., .. A;ikrfcy ;s.';uVfJunsT cabled sugar quotaimv ' ' . vr 7 ;.; - i- 'Cwil Pollersf J Centrifugals N. T. Per lb. Pcrton.l .. L . . 'rice, Hawaiian basis 4.11 l.20 V V '.:.; Prlc, F88Bti,N.T. Parity Na quotation ketJ9fc iJoetii,' Kuroiwan lnr war b I - Price ) Rb. . 1 1 " ; VOL. VIII, KO. . 't fc . v" Honolulu, Hawaii territory, Friday januAr'y.a I9is: , e w i-w e ek l y. . ' WHOLE NUMBER 3970, n p.siiG iiEni:::t;i,f!,Ls nr pflMrriKi AfeifldreTliaii Ul bllUli.iiilj n TIillinnHan nr riir r.mrq Ul I II L IILLILU ; - - . Cong Statement Issued By French v War Office Says Germans Have V Lost Generally In Almfst Coii- .tinuous Fighting From Alsace CASUALTIES OF. TEUTONS HEAVIER THAN ENEMIES' Jroops xA Kaiser HaVe "Made Some Progress But These Are m ; Claimed To Have Been More v,' .Than ' Offset J By ? Reverses . v (AmmUU4 YrtM'tay rml Wtrdan) ' 1) ABI8, January Tba war pfflca JL lat Big&t lamea .ft long tuta- f ' mnt coTerlnf th graeral turn- nanta of the rranch force and their alllaa between December 25 and 9aa- . ary 4, whlck declares tiat tha AUlet haf been (ener&lly tnceatafut la the ' almoet eonUnaooa - flgbtlna tnat haf been to progreaa from Alaaca to Mian 'v': QEEMAK OAIKS OrrSET , . ' Tn Oermaas Jtav gained at Umaa aa cartata polnta aay Ua official, gnm- tnarr. 1ut their aaiaa are not to be ; compared with tha almost general ad ranee of tha AUlea, wUle la tha fight- V . . inc. tha aormaaa har. loat mnch aioro '! IhtU; in killed and captured and la I ' , tha ntunber of field plecea and macalna i , gnna taken than have the rranch, Brit , ' ! ' THE EE TEUTON REPULSES Tha official communiqua for tha 4a 1 1 .. aays that 4ha Oarmana made three yla- ! ; lent attacka upon tha French positions, J on In tha " Argonna, ana against , the ' : I lines north of Verdun and one against 7, , tha Una which has been asUbllahad oa -l A the rldga dominating StaUbach, la IXp-'.- par Alaaca. 2a acU of these attacka , . the Oannana war repulsed. . t BARD riOHTIKQ;. HONORS EVEN ' . j Thar haa been hard fighting, too, V '- along tha line In Northern Franca, from - , v Bolaaoa to . Arraa, with v honors eTen, aalther Una being able to adraaca. '. Very satisfactory, progress 'has beea made la the Upper Alsace; fampalgn, r '.. .. the French adranca now reaching south of and aeyond Altklrch, within fifteen alias of tha German Swiss fine. BLUNTJNO GERMAN WEDGE - The early official report gave the re sult of an attack upon . tha German wedge which now extends (o Bt. Mlhlel, a portion of the first line trenches of tha Germans northwest of Fliery hsr ing beea 'taken. .' - ,.k SPIRIT IS EXAUFED Delegate Quezon Thinks His Peo 'pie Soon Could Prevent For;' eign Invasion of Islands . ' (AwMcUte Ttm br reiersl Wiretau) WASHINaTON'January'S. Manuel Queson, one of the Delegatea to Oon grass from the Philippines, - appeared 'before the Philippines committee of the ' aenate yesterday to advocate the pas saga of the Jones Bill.'; which enlarges tha seli goTornment of the Philippines as a step towards final independence, Delegate ; Queson admitted, la re sponse to questions concerning the abil ity of tha Filipinos to presenre their ; independence, if grsated it, ' that at present the Filipinos could not prevent the conquering of the Inlands by Oer many, Japan or. Great Brluin, but that "It would b possible soon for tha gov eminent of the Philippines to establish some military system similar to that la . force la Swltserlaud, whereby a defense force could be established that would - make it difficult for any nation safely t lnl tha TalatllU ' V. 1 '. FILIPINO flGIIJIilb Ccrlih Says That This ' Covert Total Casualties Including . Moslems Are Herding Fifteen .Thousand Russian Prisoners ; I VI WVIIIIIIl.llll.llt . (Aeelate Press ky Feaerst WlreleM.1 B' EBXtN, v aauary B. Among tae Items lncladed la the official atata meat iasnad yesterday la a quota- Uoa ; from tha Brussels newspapers, which states that tha French officially admit that up to December g the Freaea losses la killed, wounded and" missing exceeded . on . million enea, laoladiag twenty thouaaad ameers. "s ! TURKS TAKB BANT BLAVB Aa attclal ' report from Constanti nople, Included also la tha Oerama oa clal report of yesterday, eayt that flf. teen thouaaad Russian prisoners, take!) by the Turka, are now being taken Into the territory of Turkey for confinement. ; ! ' SITUATION IN WAR XONjla : In the two war tone the situation la described as follow ,by tt fflcui report:. .. i ' - - "Severe fighting eaatiauea north at Arraa ta gala possesaloa of the trenches we . captured yesterday. Tha Freack have beea repulse la tha wester for. eat of Argonne from' all tha positions they . took On ,Tueeday. . ' Their losses: war heavy.. aura alight, (".-.'."- ' FRENCH ATTACK IB BROKEN ; ; "The French agaia yeeterday made a hard attempt to capture the hill wesf of tannhelm, .aa. important' poslUon. Their attack broke under our fire. " The hill remains oure la. sgdt f their strong effort vVv'4's "V -v-: '-; .. EASTERN' SJTUATIOlT'DEVEWFS -rii: tae at. the sltostljn is un- ahanged.. Our attacka are developing slowly.- ta apiEe ..f the 'unfavorable weather, though . the ' movameat , of troop is hampered by . tha ' heavy snows.': , . ;. y; 4 JtUSSXAN BASS OCCUPIES ; xne 7 Turaiaa official buuetla says that the Ottoman army ha ooouplad Urn ml h, aa important Russian base la FersUa Armaala. ;. ' ' ):;' Special Federal Court Declarer Initiative Measure Adopted In November Unconstitutional lAsseeUted Frees ay rederal Wireless) , BAN FRANCISCO, January . A special eourV .presided vver by .three federal circuit court judge, which has beea la session here to hear the avi deuce and arguments touching tha coa- stitutioaallty of the AnU-aliea Zaw of Arlaona, yesterday rendered. a decision declaring the legislation unconstitution al and yoid. , i The Arlsona lar wu adopted It U November election aa aa inltlatlv measure and we promulgated early la December by Governor Hunt, to go into effect on January, I, over the proteat of tha state department, which request ed a tatpansloa af tha law vattt it could be luveetigated,' formal protest against It having been lodged at Wash ington by tha representatives of Great Britain and'Ital. ;V' i.V.i' . The law made it. Illegal to employ more than twenty pr cent of. aliens on any contract within the State. .Tha court ruled that thia violated the pro visions of the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitutloa.;. , " ' : PILOT EVADES BREMEN ' ON ACCOUNT OF MINES (AiMllui Press br rederal Wireless) ESBJERO, Denmark, JaaUary f De claring that ha-would not risk attempt ing to Pilot the ahlp through the mine fields protecting the entrance to Bremen harbor, the pilot brought, tit Amerlcaa steamer uaroiya into, por aerf yester day. The steamer la -carrying cotton for German mills. The cargo probably Will be unloaded here and transshipped Warship of .Great Britain Doing Scptit Duty In ITALIANS ORDERED TO REPORT FOR DUTY ENEVAnSwhzerlandJan W ;xhte city dered :, to report to their consulate for a medical iex amiriatiori to d their fitness for the field. It is likely- a similar order has Qoricout fromltdlian con sulates in all S wiss tbwnsCwhere there are many Italians. BERLIN FORBIDS Ban Put Upon Practice of Ger fman troops Fraternizing With Sqldieri .of Enemy "; (AsMdstea ptes ar rederal WUeleta) BERLnf, January 8. An order was issued jrom; tha headquarter of tha general staff last night, addressed to all the troops in the held, which strictly forbids any further fraternising oa the part of -the Qermaa ' troops and tae troops of the' enemy In the Held. Re port which, have reached headquarter era to r the 1 effect , that where the trenche. parallel , each other closely along the Belgian and prench front ta soldier ' la thd opposite trenches have frequently entered into 'formal truces for' the trading . of supplies and for friendly visits back and forth across the disputed ground;"' ,' ' NAVY DEPARTMENT ORDERS AFFECT., THREE OFFICERS -.Ycm AmoUU4 r hr Peatrsl Wlreliie) SAN FRANCISCO, January 8. Or ders froM the navy ; department re ceived here yeatarday , detach Iieut. 'Leo Sahm front the South Dakota and aaaiga him to. statloa at Mare Islald. Pay Inspectof . George Brown is or dered to . the-Asiatic station n deet paymaster, affective Msrch 1. He if to be relieved here by Pi y Inspector R. r. Duboia,v , 4, ,,. aapaajsaaaaeaea J KlfH (ASSOCIATED PRESS BT FEDERAL WIRELESS) PONTIFF DECEIVES IVAR REFUGEES IN AUDIENCE , - . Hi ) v.- ' Six Hundred 'Members of Catho lic Orders Tell of Turkish Barbarities ( associated rrees by reenl Wireless.) ROME, January 8. War refugees from Aaia Minor, consisting of upwards of six hundred member qf the' Francis can, Benedictine, Dominican, ; Pssslon ist, Christian Brothers and other orders, who uad beea' expelled from Syria and Palestine by the Turk, were received la audience by the Pope yesterday, who heard their varloua stories of . escape from ever threatening danger from sol diery and populace after the declara tion of the Holy War. h The official orders from the Turkish governor were that the live of the monk were to be spared, but that they should be banished and their' property confiscated. . V' '- ,' , '' Despite these orders, A number of the brothers were killed. Their con vent, monasteries and other buildings were seized and turned into barrack for the Turkish levies. 'l , - , BIG COLLIER PROMETHEUS PASSES THROUGH CANAL (AmocUUI PreM by rederU Wtrelaes.T PANAMA, January , 8. Tha largest vessel to make the passage of the canal passed , through without difficulty pes. terday, this being the United States col lier Prometheus, of. 12,680 tou. , It channel 1 now la tha best of condition it haa been since the slide of October 18 and an average of six ship a day are going through the lock. r Waters of North Sea - AMEHi.HS Gun and Ammunition Makers Contradict Ambassador's Charges of Supplying Allies . (Associate' Press ? rerl Wlretoea) -WASKINOTON, January 7. Aa em phatic denial is mad hy Aaerlcaa fun and ammunition Arm to tha charge of Count voa Bernatorff, German am bassador, that the Remington and Win chester companies are supplying tha Al lies with 80,000 so-called riot-guns, 8,. 000,000 buckshot cartridge and t.OOO, 000 dum dum bullets. Secretary of State Bryan today trans mitted the eOmpanlea' denial. The Winchester company declare that it made no such munitions for anybody. The Remington - , company says that It mad 117,000 soft-nosed bullet cartridges for game-shooting alone and that this munition la not suit able for aay military ride. It aaya that 100,000 of these cartridges, were sold, of which 900 went to Canada and 800 to British East Africa.' The remainder were sold la small lots to American buyers. The company la willing to sup ply the name of all the buyer. , AMERICAN SUBMARINES ' BEGIN PRACTISE CRUISE (AueetaU Press V Peters! Wireless) COLON, January The natal ten der Severn and tha submarine of the 0 group left yesterday for Ohirlqul La goon for target practice, DENY BERriSTOllFF - k, . CduntOkuma Still Retains Japanese Minister Strengthens : Cabinet For Election By ln eluding Hironaka Kono New, Secretary Has. Had Sena tionat Political Career and Is ' .-;;,Powerful Among People' (aateefsM Prns ky FeierU Wtrelen) TJBilO, January, Premier, Count Okuma, wheaa government la fac ing tha general elections la March, call ed aa 4 result of ths defeat of the cabi net in the diet last month on the quea tloa, of the addition of two more dl vi sions ta the army, has added greatly t the popular strengtk of his cabinet by Including la It Hironaka Kono, who has accepted the portfolio of minister of agriculture and commerce. . KONO STRONO POLITICIAN -' Mr, Kono la one of the strongest politicians of Japan, being tha leader of tha Doshi-ksl party, the strength of which he probably will bring to the Okuma standard. He haa been a mem ber " of the Japaaase parliament since representative government waa estab lished, his service in tha. diet belnj interrupted only by varloua terms in Jail for political offenses. Ho waa one of the ploneera of the liberal party, having Joined, the democrstio movement launched by Count Itagakl,' coming into Collision with tha authorities ea several occasions. . 'l POPUIAR WITH PEOPLE He waa tha leader f the Fukaahlma trou'bla. and spent several ' year in prlsoA aa a conaeq.uenca. Jli latest at test was aa leader of IheV ' and oeace plottVt Hlbaya Park, f Wlug, the aauouacement of the terms uiapac 4tatyeouclui4, JvS Runnle'Jkt lrt mouuu i m , aaa racaa . mat several times -for aadittoq. tuthas emerged from- each troabla stronger la the pop alar.reaariL. r ' .' OKUMA STILL PREMIER Ho takea the place In the cabinet held by Baron Our a, who now becdme minister of tha interior, which port folio had beta held by Premier Oknma Tha premier resigns this portfolio, re taining la the 'cabinet only hi premier. chip. ' . . ' SUPPLIES EflRQUTE ii Steamer Mongolia Carrying Food, Clothing. Etc For Russian De tention Camps in Siberia , (lUtoeiaua Press by Peserai Wtrelaee.) 1 SdN FRANCISCO, January I. The steamship Mongolia, which sails for the Orient, Via Honolulu," ta Saturday, will carry $9000 worth of food, clothing and medical . supplies to ha , distributed among the German and Austrian prison er of war la the various Siberian de tention camp eetabllahed by tha stua- ' ' The money used for the purchase of these supplies waa collected here through the Red Cross, many reports having beea received that the prisoners of Russia la Siberia are ia aede af some of the comforts which the RuaaUa gov ernment does not supply. ; The goods will be taken by the Moai folia to Shanghai, there transshipped to Vladivostok, from whence they, will be- distributed through the various American missions in lunar Siberia. IMMIGRATION BILL FAVORS BELGIAN AGRICULTURISTS , (AaaecUUd Press by Peeeral Wtraleii) WASHINGTON, January B. The Immigration BUI, aa amended la the senate to exclude from the provisions of the literacy test clause and the as sisted Immigration clause Belgian agri culturists entering the United States in good faith to become farmers, wu voted upon la the house yesterday. Tha house voted to disagree with the senate amendment and the bill now goes into conference. Premiersliip TO WAR PniSONERS LIKE A HUGE TIDAL VJAVE Prime Interest In War. At Present ' Centers In Three Great Move- , : ments On Par , of Russia ' While Holding . Poland Secure asMaeMessesw ... 1 1 I ' MONSTER ARMY POURS V -JNT0 HUNGARIAN ZONE Simultaneously Huge Forces Are Sweeping Towards Budapest Harrying German-Led Turks . ,and Advancing Upon Cracow ,(AiaeeUte4 Press WTederal Wlralese) LONDON, January . The recent decisive Victory of the forces of the Car la the Traaacaucaaiana - " over the German led Turkish force la expected, to change; completely the trend of events so far as the Near East la concerned, while the rather remote prospect of any attempted descent upon Egypt is bow considered si completely '. removed; 2 i '- '-' ') '-i-;', TURRET IS ON THE DEFENSTVB .- It is generally accepted that from ' ' now on until the end of the war Turkey will have to flght a defensive campaign, with ; Russia, ' invading her Armenian ' ' provinces,; the "I Anglo-Indiaa .force threatening her , Syrian' aud Arabiaa coasts and the gates of the Marmora always to be held against; the lleets or fte AJlioa.: V";v7 ' :j' --. CZAR'S LEGIONS SWEEP ONWARD ' , The prime. Interest la the war at present Is centered ia the onward sweep '' of the Csar'a legions toward Transyl vania for the invasion of Hungary f rout the east, the advance ef the Russians through the ' Carpathian to threaten Budapest from the north and the steady advance of the Western Oattda eorpe from Poland against Cracow, regarded aa the key to Eastera Germany. . GREATEST ACHIEVEMENTS . These three great movements oa Rus sia 'a part, while holding hack the forces of the Kaiser la Poland and occupying German territory la East Prussia, art ' regarded aa the great achievements of tha war to date, overahBdowina any thing that haa beea accomplished la the Western theater. FEW CHANGES. IN SITUATION ; According to the official despatches : from Pstrogrsd yesterday there were few changea In the general altuation. The Russlana eaptured a aumkar of Aua- '., trian trenches at Xechacsew, before ' Rlelce, and held their recent gain else where In Poland. - .: , ; ', BRITISH ARMY NOW IMMENSE : Regarding the general aituatioa la . Franco and Flanders, a British military ' observer on the Continent writes: v t 'The original small British expedi- tlonary force haa now developed lute a great army and la ateadily Increasing: This' has Insured that the war struggle ' ia entering Into k fourth phase. , The initiative haa now deftniUly passed lnte the Allies' hands. : - ;-, ALLIES' GAINS ARE MARKED ; "The German offensive operations are founded on the military axiom tha the weaker rorce is harder pressed and ; the more persistently , should it attack. Nevertheless, the Alilas' galna are bow : really marked. ,If they continuvthf Oermaa private must gradually reallsf , that his role is merely to' malatala ground already won. When be sees that even this limited object la not obtained, the morale of tha Oermaa armies must insvltably be affected." FORMIDABLE WAS TORPEDOED larquia Crew announced today that the British admiralty Is convinced that a submarine torpedoed the 15,000-ton British battleship Formidable twicer ARMY TRANSPORT BUFORD CLEARS PANAMA WATERWAY (Auociated Preis by PeSerai Wireless.) COLON, January 8. Ths army trans; port Buford, carrying troops from Baa Francisco, made the paaaaga through tha canal yesterday and Bailed for New York. . Thia is the first troopship to use the canal. ' " i. , .... , 4.iM.k U S-J to tha Bremen coaulgaeo. . T, ' -; -.-V : ('