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WAILUKU, MAUI, T. II., SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 1914.
19 GERMAN SHIRS ARE L
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LONDON, Aug. 7. After 24 hours furious fighting Germans occupied Liege today. Germans lost
German cruiser reported captured by French naval force August 5 th arrived Sicily. It will put
to sea on expiration of time limit. British fleet is watching outside harbor.
Will Begin Active Work On Maui Next Saturday
Other Candidates Alarmed Plans to
The surprising strength which
Senator Clias. A. Rice is showing
in his campaign, has created some
thing of a panic in all other party
camps. Under the new primary
law a candidate, receiving the ma
jority of all the votes cast in the
primary, is declared elected to the
office, without further contest. To
prevent Rice's election in this way,
both McCandlesg and Carter are
doing all they can to split up the
republican vote. McCandlcss is
reported to have admitted his fear
of Rice's winning in the primary,
and to have straightway started for
Hawaii County to try to undo some
of the Kauai man's work there.
Here on Maui everything possi
ble is being done to confuse the
issue, and to turn the attention of
the voters from the real issues, to
personalities. According to the
plans of the leaders, the attack' is
to be made on Rice from three an
gles. Kuhio is of course making
his own fight for the republican
nomination. The Democrats of
Maui are to vote for Kuhio, in or
der to weaken Rice; and the Pro
gressive party is urging votes for
anybody except Rice. The result
of all this will be to keep the popu
lar Kauai senator from winning in
the primaries, and thus give Mc
Candlcss and Carter a pltance in
the regular election.
puring the past week Rice has
been campaigning on Oahu, and
has been receiving very strong sup
port in ahriost every part of the
Island. At Kailua the women at
tending the meeting declared for
Rice, and promised a full male
vote for him when September 12th
rolls around. At Kaneohe, Ka
haua, Laie, and other places on
windward Oahu, very large crowds
attended the meetings, and the
conviction is growing that Rice
has already won the nomination as
far as Oahu is concerned.
IIUSY WIIBK ON MAUI PLANNED
Senator Rice will arrive on Maui
for a thorough campaign, next
Saturday morning. As will be not
ed by the advertisement of his
itinerary, published on another
page of this issue, he plans to cover
pretty nearly the entire island be
fore he leaves- He will probably
be accompanied by his father, W.
II. Rice, who has been acting as
internrnter for his sou. and addres
singHawaiian audiences on the
Senator's behalf. Mr. Rice, senior,
is said to have a command of the
lawaiiau language, that is equaled
by but few of the present day
native Ilawaiians themselves, and
he is always accorded the closest
attention when he talks.
cupid and(cai:ter iiotii iiniin
Both Kuhio and George R. Car
ter have been campaigning on
Maui all this week. They both
came over on the Claudine on
Tuesday morning, and went at
once to Hana, where each got busy
with the electorate. The Claudine
made a special trip on Wednesday
morning from liana to Kaupo for
the benefit of the stumpers, who
spoke to fair sized crowds in both
Kaupo and Kipahula.
The Prince returned by the boat
to Kahului on Wednesday, but the
Progressive candidate remained in
the Hana district, and is said to
have been making quite an impres
sion on the natives through his
house to house canvass plan. This
is a new wrinkle, and according to
word from the district, it seems to
be working well. Carter addressed
a meeting Thursday afternoon at
2 o'clock, in front of the Hana
court house, and the same evening
at Nahiku. Yesterday he went on
Keanae over the diich trail, and is
expected back in Wailuku today.
Kuhio spoke to moderate sized
audiences at Pauwela and Paia on
Wednesday, and to another gather
ing at Waihee on Thursday night.
Last night the Orpheum was well
filled with those who wished to
DEMOCIIATS IIAVIJ TWO CANDIDATI'.S
The Maui democracy has enter
ed thus far but two candidates in
the field for nomination for the
legislature. There are Harry C.
Mossmau and Samuel Kuula. It
is understood that the Maui demo
crats intend to support a number of
independent" republican candi
dates who will get out and work
for Kuhio, the purposein thisbeing
to split the republican strength,
and thus make it more likely for
McCandless to get a show in the
Joseph N. Uahinui, the police
officer at Kaunakakai, Molokai, it
is understood will announce his
candidacy for the House within a
tew days, lie will run on the re
Editor Stevenson Takes
Charge Hawaii Herald
V. L. Stevenson, formerly editor
of the Maui News, is now editor of
the Hawaii Ilorald, of Hilo. Mr
Stovonson, since leaving Maui, has
been connected with both tho Star
Bulletin and tho Advortisor, of Ho
nolulu. Ho will succeed P. E.Mat
son, as editonof tho Hilo paper.
MRS. W00DR0W WILSON DEAD.
NEW YORK Aug. 7. Pacific Mail and American-Hawaiian will
keep steamers on Pacific.
Bank of England announces reduction of discount rate from 10 to G
Mrs. Woodrow Wilson died yesterday afternoon. President has col
HONOLULU, Aug. 7. Phenomenal rise in raws yesterday, will
add $2,700,000 value to balance of Hawaii's crops, provided prico lasts.
All German reservits have been ordered to hold solves in readi
ness until transportation can be arranged.
Ritchie, who broke jail hnrp, arrested in Manila and released, is
now enrouto to Australia. Is free.
Twenty-nino members Chamber of Commerce organized Retail
Trades Association yesterday.
Inter-Island reports shortage in coal supply.
One Horse Killed and Three Young
People Have Exceedingly Narrow
Escape. Broken Wagon Tongue
Started Runaway. '
Their automobile wrecked by the
wild charge of' a team of fright
niaddened horses. R. C. Bowman,
of Wailuku, and Miss Elsie White
and Miss Coupe, of Paia, escaped
death or serious injury by the nar
rowest margin, while driving just
above Paia, on Monday night. One
of the horses of the team was killed
by the impact. It apparently went
entirely over the car, as its bocly
was found directly behind, immedi
ately after the accident. The team
was owned by the Tain Chong store,
Mr. Bowman and the two young
ladies were returning from the
beach at the time of the accident,
which occurred iust above the Paia
school, on the Makawao road. The
team had become frightened by the
pulling loose of the wagon tougue.a
short distance below the Paia church
and the Japanese driver was unable
to hold them. Dragging the broken
tongue, the frantic animals were
coming down the road at a terrific
rate, when Bowman first saw them
by the lights from his car, and
swerved as far as possible to the
right. The left hand horse struck
the front of the car with great force,
smashing the left hand lamps, fen
der, radiator and windshield. The
upholstery was torn and left frame
work of the left seat of the run
about, which was the one occupied
by the young ladies, was broken
and spattered with blood.
Aside from a few slight scratches
from flying glass, and a great
fright, all of. the party escaped
without any injury.
f President Wilson
Bid Delegation Will Arrive On 22nd
For Big Ceremonial Session.
Street Parade Will Be Feature.
For the first time in the history
of Shriiiedoin, Maui is to havo the
honor of entertaining the nobles of
the Aloha Temple, on the occasion
of one of its big ceremonial sessi
ons. The big event will cover two
full days Saturday and Sunday,
August 22nd and 23rd, and will
bring to Wailuku from the other
islands, between one and two hun
Maui Shriners have just been
advised ofsome of the details of the
program which has been prepared,
and have organi zed themselves into
a committee to handle the details
of local arrangements, The Hono
lulu crowd expects to leave Hono
lulu at 9:30 o'clock on Friday even
ing, August 21, on the Mauna Loa ,
which has been chartered for the
occasion, arriving at Kahului early
on Saturday morning. The cere
monial session will be held on Sat
urday, including the great street
parade of the novices, and the
burning sands trip, probably in the
armory, with an elaborate banquet
in the eveni ng at theeveuingat the
It is expected that between 20
and '40 candidates will be put
through the Shrine paces in most
approved style, with some real
Maui trimmings. There will be
about a dozen Maui candidates in
With the visitors will come the
famous Aloha Patrol, of Honolulu,
numbering about 25, and the Ha
waiian band, with 25 to 30 memb
ers. A committee has been appoint
ed, consisting of Win. Bal, Clem
Crowell, and George Cunnnings,
to have charge of the entertaining
of the baud boys while here, and it
is announced that two free concerts
are to be given one probably at
the Wailuku base ball park, and
the other in front of the court
At the present time there are
eight Shrine nobles on Maui
Hugh Howell, George Freeland,
W. L. Decoto, William I leaning,
W. T. Robinson, F. P, Rosecrans,
Tim Lyons, and D. II. Case.
ENGLISH AND FRENCH SINK
OR CAPTURE KAISER'S WARSHIPS
Details of Greatest Naval Engagement in
Modern Times Still to Come Allies
Suffer SeverelyGermans Repulsed by
(Special Wireless to MAUI NIJWS)
TOKIO, Aug. 7. British, French and German reservists left here
on Korea today.
HALIFAX, Aug. 7. The liner Mauritania will be converted into
TSING TAU FALLS
TOKIO, Aug. 7. Tsing Tan has been captured by the French.
Harbor is thoroughly mined.
LONDON, Aug. 7. Waters in Sweedish territory are being mined.
' NEW YORK, Aug. 7. Captain of Scottish Prince, arriving today
reported hearing firing off Scotland light, but saw nothing.
Austrain Warship Taurus, has taken refuge Brie.
British Government will organize a war press bureau.
LONDON, Aug. 7. In retreat eastern side Noit'n Sea, apparently
headed for Keil canal, in effort to escapo through Baltic, .remnant of
Gorman licet in full flight this morning.
English and French fleet met Germans in North Sea. Germans
lost 10 ships, sunk and captured.
Buttle lasted 2-1 hours.
Several British and French ships sunk.
British scout cruiser Amphion, while scouting North Sea, early
this morning, struck floating mine and was destroyed. 1,"0 men lost.
HULL, Aug. 7. First word of North Sea battle, received when a
destroyer put into Harwick, with wounded British and Germans
Later admiralty authorities wired request for buds in hospital for 25.
moro wounded. This was followed by notification that east coast from
London to Hull, is cleared of hostile ships, and CuastwUo trade could
bo resumed without fear of capture. Fishing fleet free to resume
trade. French and British cruisers continue to comb sea for German
steamers flying for refuge jn neutral or homo ports.
British Atlantic liners seeking British ports, several being in, or
making Halifax. Among these is Mauritania.
MANILA. Aug. 7. Authentic reports received hero this morning
announce German squadron at Tsing Tail, has boen engaged by
TOKIO, Aug. 7. Reports say German war vessels yesterday cap
tured ship of Russian volunteer fleet in far cast.
BRUSSELS, Aug. 7. One ontiro battalion Germans wiped out,
when Belgians exploded mino before Liege. Moro than 2000 oflieers
and men killed. In engagement on 5th, 5000 Germans roportu
LONDON, Aug. 7. Liner Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, it is ra-J.
ported, has been turned into commerce destroyer.
Bombardment of Russian fortifications at Szieborg reported under
way by Greman Baltic squadron.
VIKNNA, Aug. 6. Formal declaration of war declared against
Russia by Austria followed by Russian ambassador receiving passports.
Austrian attack on Belgrade resumed yesterday. Previous report
fall of Servian capital was incorrect.
SUNDERLAND, Aug. 7 .Henry Aaron Mathes, an American
artist arrested today, suspected of being spy. Remanded one week.
WINNIPEG, Aug. 7. Aroused by prtriotic speeches, mob last
night stormed Austrian Consulate and German 4club. Much damage
before it could be dispersed. -
PARIS, Aug. 7. French mino planting ship, captured yestorday
and towed to Cherbourg. Is 5000 ton stonmor.
BERLIN Aug. 7. Emperor has issued call to nil Germans oapnblo
of bearing arms, to respond.
SHANGHAI, Aug. 6. Japan has announced that it will send
fleet and 10,000 soldiers to Tien Tsin, and cruisers to attack Tsing
Tati. Also 10,000 more to relieve British garrison at Tien Tsin and
on I'sge 8.)