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TIIK MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 1914
Telegraph News of the Week.
BRUSSELS, Aug. fi. Oflicial report pays "Not a German who
passed forth at Liege, survived. Germans driven back in confusion.
Pontoon bridge, won I y Germans, destroyed by fire of guns of Chartreuse.
Two regiments of German Uhlans annihilated.
LONDON", Aug. G. Canada has offered 80,000 volunteers. Many
now on way to England.
Canadian Pacific steamer Empress of Russia, at Vancouver, taken
over by admiralty.. I ft for Hongkong, last night.
Canadian government has notified home government of purchase of
two'subinarines, being built for Chile, at Seattle. Will be added to Can
adian navy and used to protect Straits of Fuca.
Search of premises of Germans yesterday disclosed numberof bombs
United States today established censorship on news and private
dispatches between America and Europe. This includes wireless, and
may effect stations on Pacific'
LONDON, Aug. 6. Kitchener lias assumed duties Secretary of
War of England.
Symptoms of panic over question of food and money supply, sub
Peeling growing that British navy will be able to keep trade with
America open. Strengthened by sailing of Lusitania today.
It is unofficially reported that Italy will join forces with England,
ST. PETERSBURG, Aug. 6. Mob infuriated by detention of
Dowager Empress Marie, wrecked German embassy last night. Author
ties alleged found body of Russian footman shot thro' head and
stabbed. Man had been dead two clays. Much damage done to in
THE HAGUE, Aug. 6. Martial law declared throughout Hol
BRUSSELS, Aug. G. Several thousand dead and wounded, toll
paid by German army of Meuse, for attack on city of Liege. Belgium
made heroic defense, repulsing Germans after heavy fighting.
LOUDON, Aug. 6. Reported Germany sent ultimatum to Italy.
Believed ill feeling between Austrians and Italians will cause Italy to
desert triple alliance.
MAZATLAN, Aug. G. Cruiser Lcipsig has sailed from here,
JOPLIN, Mo., Aug. G. Through mistake in orders, collision be
tween gasoline motor train and passenger train resulted in death of 38,
CITY OF MEXICO, Aug. G. Carranza and Carbajal have reach
ed agreement as to turning over government to constitutionalists.
TILBURG, Aug. G. German forces, invaded Holland today.
STOCKHOLM, Aug. G. If Swceden finds itself unable to pre
serve neutrality, will join Triple Entiente.
TOKIO. Aug. G. Japan says she will not invade Europe, in event
of having lointervene in war.
BERLIN, Aug. 5. 17 Alsatians endeavoring to enter France
- LONDON, Aug. 5. First naval engagement between Germany and
England took place today. Germans sinking British mine-layer. British
torpedo boat escaped.
Great Britain formally declared war against Germany, at i p. m.
ice-Admiral Sir John Jellicoe in command of ravy, with rank as
Following ultimatum sent by England, came declaration of war and
then followed declaration of war from Germany.
German Ambassador in .London instructed to return home at once.
Invasian of Belgium by Germany is immediate cause of war, for which
both Germany and Great Britain have been preparing.
Reports that Germany had declared war on Great Britain was incor
Retail prices for food have gone to high notch. Glasgow threatened
with famine. Sugar there, 12 cents per pound.
Viscount Morley and J. Burns, have resigned from Cabinet.
Railroads taken over by government.
Great transport fleet being assembled. East Coast lined with search
lights and crews arc watching for dirigibles.
Number of desultory skirmishes on border reported. German avi
ators have made attack on French forces at Nancy, at extreme north
ern end of East Prussia.
German garrison at Memel repulsed Russian raiding party.
Mob gathered in tront German embassy, groaned and hooted in
mates, and broke windows.
Belgium is standing firm and will fight to resist German advance.
German authorities have arrestedniembera of French war society
and president was summarily executed for treason.
Word received from British minister at Constantinople, that Turks
are mobilizing army. Turkey, however, denies she will participate in
war, but latest information is to effect that she will be ally of Germany
and is taking steps to prevent forcing of Bosphorus bv Black Sea fleet
BERLIN, Aug, 5.--Mobilization German troops proceeding smooth
ly. Military trains being sent out only at night.
80,000 volunteers have joined forces.
Boy Scout alliance of Germany has issued call to youth of country
requesting them to hasten to assistance fatherland.
Germany puts blame on Russia. Has been forced to war in self de
Opening session reiehstag yesterday. Emperor said he had tried to
avert difficulties, and failed. Not pushed by any desire for conquest.
Imperial treasurer has asked war budget, 81,200,000,000.
BRUSSELS, Aug- 5. Reported that following demand by Ger
mans for surrender Liege, engagement ensued. Germans repulsed.
All Germans expelled from provinces Liege and Namur.
PARIS, Aug. 5. Servians inllicted severe defeat on Austrians
last Sunday near Semnndria.
PARIS, Aug. 5. German gunboat Panther, sunk by I rench, at
BELFOIir, Aug. 4. Several Germans have been taken captive
First victim in fighting was a German. French gave him full military
J5ERLIN, Aug. 4. Foreigners, including women and children
forldden to leave Germany.
TOKIO, Aug. 4. German lleet has captured Russian battleship
lear Kino Cham, seaport Chinese province.
Japan has pledged enpport to Great Britain in Orient.
LONDON, Aug. 4. All gnat European powers except Italy, to
gether with most secondary powers are engaged mobilizing forces for
emergency. Italy's neutrality -began today.
British government assured Fiance British fleet will not permit
German fleet to attack French coast, now virtually unprotected.
though Great Britain is not to contribute its arinv to continental war.
Most important event today, was demand of Germany on Belgium
that German troops be allowed to cross territory to French frontier.
Promise made that Belgian integrity would not be impaired and at
end of war would be compensated. Belgium refused.
German diplomats asking: British neutrality by offering to refrain
from using German navy against French coast.
Great enthusiasm prevail? here. War spirit in the air.
Englishmen and Frenchmen marched before Buckingham palace
with flags and singing.
British fleet completely mobilized and ready for action, according
to announcement made by admiralty at 4 this morning. Admiral in
command waits only word to begin proceeding against German fleet in
British Cabinet at meeting last night regarded war as certain, in
iew of announcement of retirement of John Burns, as president of
local Government board in protest against war policy adopted.
Army will be mobilized today according to ollicial announcement.
PARIS, Aug. 4. German ambassador given passport today, and
left here 10 o'cIock.
Gen. Jeffre, has gone to front.
BRUSSELS, Aug. 4. German forces have invaded Limburg, Hol
land, and placed district under martial law.
SALTILI.O, Aug. 4. Carranza ordered 70,000 constitutionalist
soldiers march to Capital today.
LONDON, Aug. 3. Land and sea forces of Germany and France
clashed yesterday, while 3 columns Russian troops have envaded Ger
Discount rate jumped to 10 percent on Saturday.
German army, 20,000, crossed French border from direction Saa-
burg in Loraine. Met at Cirey by French forces and driven back,
suffering heavy loss.
Another German army, 100,000, invading France near Villerupt,
crossing independent territory. Grand duchy Luxumburg destroyed
No declaration of war, France and Germany, made by either
Forces at Lonwy believed to be objective point German invasion.
Firing heard in North Sea last night. Believed German and
French fleets have met in first naval action.
French fleet, 12 vessels, passed Gibraltar, yesterday, entering
From Berlin comes reports German cruiser Augsburg is bombard
ing Russian naval port of Libau on Baltic.
Cruiser is also engaged a Russian cruiser. Libau is in flames.
NlSlf, Aug. 2. Bulk of Austrian troops formerly concentrated at
Scmlin, moved in unkown direction. Believed intended to resist Rus
BERLIN, Aug. 3. Russian ambassador given his passports by Ger
man government, yesterday.
LONDON, Aug. 3. Japanese fleet in Orient being placed in full
readiness to be prepared for eventualities in Fur East.
Lipton announced today, that in event of Great Britain becoming
involved, which now seems certain, he will call off yacht race.
French aviator brought to earth by German fire yesterday
All French reservists in United States, called home.
Strict censorship declared ou. all lines of coiniiuinicatir n with
Steamer was sent from Hull last night to bring back fishing fleet
from North Sea.
French minister of finance issued moratorium suspending all
action for debt.
Germany has been invaded by three columns from Russia
POSEN, Auk. 3. Russian advance guard came into contact
German advance guard and shots exchanged.
French aviator crossed border last night and dropped number
bombs vicinity Xurnberg.
Unconfirmed report of assassination, Emperor Franz Joseph, has been
By seizure of number of British steamers in German waters, by Ger
man government, war has practically been declared on Great Britain by
Germany, England will probably engage at once.
Immediately following bizure orders were issued calling reservists in
army and navy. This call went to those in Great Britain, Canada and
German liner Kronprinzessen Cecelie, reported by wireless this morn
ing, somewhere JNorth of Ireland, iielieved is skirting .North Uritish
Isles with intention entering Germany by North Sea.
British Asiatic fleet is consentrating at Hongkong.
King today issued proclamation suspending specie payment.
HARBIN, Aug. 3. Russia is mobilizing forces here.
MADRID, Aug. 3. Rail service between Prance and Spain is
. ST. PETERSBURG, Aug. 3-Grand Duke Nicholiovitch, today
named coiiiinaiider-in-chicf Russian Forces.
EL PASO, Ang. 4. Villa has proclaimed himself, independent of
Carranza. Is organizing nrmy.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4. -W. H. Beatty, justice State Supreme
CHICAGO, Aug. 4. Squair, of Chicago, won tennis champion-
hip, defeating Griflin, San Francisco.
SEATTLE, Aug. 4. $1,000,000 placed at disposal Seattle banks,
by Secretary McAdoo, yesterday.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4. Secretary of Navy Daniels was author
izod by Senate to establish naval lines to carry freight, mail and pas
sengers, between European, South American and American ports.
NEW YORK, Aug. 3. Practically all American-European steam
hip service was suspended on Saturday. Vessels that had eailed
were recalled. Most of world's shipping is tied up. President pro
poses to allow all vessels to receive American registry.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3. Plans being prepared by President
Wilson for declaring neutrality of U. S.
Reports indicate thousands American tourists arriving in London
Orders have been issued cmbassvs throughout Europe, to use in
fluence to obtain money to cash travelers cheeks, and if necessary to
issue embassy checks in order to secure funds for tourists.
McAdoo leaves for New York today to confer with financiers to
arrange if necessary, to place 1100,000,000 to credit of U. S. in
Orders issued embassies to arrange for return homo of Americans.
LONDON, Aug. 3. Belgium has appealed to England for protec
tion from Germany.
England has notified Germany that if German fleet enters Chan
nel or North Sea against France, the British fleet will give "all protec
STOCKHOLM, Aug. 3.-
yesterday off Aland Islands.
German and Russian fleets fought battle
Russians retreated to Gulf of Finland.
HONOLULU, Aug. G. F. E. Davis & Co., forced into bankrupt
cy by mainland creditors. Davis gone to Coast.
Pacific Mail Steamers will abandon call at Manila, account lack
Robert Homer, candidate for supervisor.
Rice meeting last night at Thomas Square, well attended.
HONOLULU, Aug. 5. Mrs. Chas. Steele, died yesterday. Was
once resident of Hilo.
HONOLULU, Aug. 5. Both British and German consuls have
received official notice of state of war existing between Germany and
England, and have issued calls for reservists in Territory.
British consul is absent from Territory and Clive Davies, acting,
will depart with wife for England, as soon as he returns, as their
children are in school there.
There are seventeen Germans liable to call, seven of whom belong
to firm of Hackfeld. Consul will pay transportation for those who
cannot afford to do so.
HONOLULU, Aug. 4. Paul B. Young, Honolulu Chinese wins
$5000 prize in China.
Second Doyle trial started yesterday.
Flaw in indictment knocked trial Joe Rodrigues, Hainakua,
charged statutory offense. Indictment read Sept. 1914, instead of
French Consul has notified all French army and navy reserves to
Post Oflice department advises that no parcel post matter for
France or Germany will be accepted. '
HONOLULU, Aug. 3. Young woman knocked down and robbed
on Punahou Street Saturday night. Assailant escaped.
Prof. Berger presented with gold mounted baton and handsome
medal by members of band . 70th birthday. Queen, 2 ex-governorst
and Governor Pinkham, and Mayor Fern, present.
Jack Atkinson, in Sunday Advertiser, tells why Progressives
should be supported.
Portion of Outrigger Club and cottages in Seaside Hotel grounds,
destroyed by fire Saturday night. Will be rebuilt.
WASHINGTON, Aug. G, Dept. of Agriculture will send plant
expert to Hawaii during absence of Fullaway.
SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. C. Collector of Customs has been asked
to furnish list of merchantmen on Pacific.
PORTLAND, Me., Aug. G. Heavy firing heard today, seemingly
in vicinity of Penguin Islands, 25 miles distant.
NEW YORK, Aug. G. All cables east of Azores, have been cut
supposedly by Germans.
WASHINGTON, Aug. G. Ambassador Page, instructed to draw on
Bankers Trust Company, 8300, 000, for destitute Americans in London.
Mrs. Wood row Wilson lying at point of death. Nervous prostration.
President transacts all business at her bedside.
MeCurn in interview re-iterates that he will return to Hawaii.
NEW YORK, Aug. 5. Lt. Porte," British navy, has left to fight
BAR HARBOR, Maine, Aug. 5. --Steamer Kronprinzessen Cecile
turned back when cantain heard declaration of war. Put in at this
place. Passengers not told destination until land was sighted. Wire-1
less not allowed to bo used. $10,000,000 treasure on board.
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