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TIIK MAUI NKWS, vSATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 1914
Telegraph News of the Week.
SHANGHAI, Aug. 13. Because Japanese liner Shitoku Maru
disregarded port regulations, even after emphatic warning, British
fnrt shelled and disabled her. One killed.
LONDON, Aug. 13. Government urges that commerce resumed
on Atlantic. Guarantees adequate protection. North Sea still closed
because of mines.
German oil tankei Led a, valued at J million, caught and taken to
25 of Germany's 29 army corps, have been locatect by observers.
Main bulk massed between Liege, and Luxemburg.
Kitchener has notified newspapers to suspend any publication of
war news except from government press bureau.
PARIS, Aug. l:). Official bulletins, war olllce, describes 2 days
lighting between French and German forces on Alsace-Loraine border.
Battling concentrated at Point A'Moussen, north of Nancy. Jin
counter began August 11th. .Superior German force attacked the
French battalions. French retreated, but were reinforced overnight
gaining so much strength that they Ftopped retreating and assumed
offensive. Backed by good support of French artillery, which is
claimed to be superior to that of the enemy. Germans retreated pre
cipitately, leaving dead and wounded, entire battery of artillery, 3
machine guns, and several wagon loads ammunition on field. Kntire
German forces have retired.
DOVER, Aug. 13 Heavy gun firing heard here. May mean
light in North Sea.
BRUSSELS, Aug. 13. First big pitched battle between German
and Belgian forces fought yesterday near Diest. German lost about
3000. In space 50 yards square, 200 bodies found.
LONDON, Aug. 13. --Much excitement in St. Petersburg over recent
conference between Japanese and Russian ministers. Conference had to
do with situation in Far East.
American Ambassador to Germany left Berlin suddenly for Amstcr
LONDON, Aim. 13. Belgians routed Germans last nit'lit. Drove
Lack in fierce encounter upon Belgians right wing, by massed German
cavalry, infantry and artillery.
German staff admits heavy losses along western border.
King has announced that Balmoral Hospital is open for reception of
German spy caught near l'rinee Albert, province Louvain, Belgium.
TOKIO, Aug. 13. Negotiations between Japan and U. S. have re
sulted in America arriving at complete understanding as to Japan's
PARIS, Aug. 13. German army, which had been thrown around
Liege ports, started south for invasion of France. Shut off from base of
supplies, and is between Belgian army and allied troops of France, Great
Britain and Belgium, at Namur.
Belgian troops driven out of city reformed on west and resumed de
fensive. Have blown up railway bridges across Meuse and destroyed
railways, completely cutting of Germans from supplies.
BRUSSELS, Aug. 12. German advanced, charged and routed Bel
gians at Tirelent. R"giment of German dragoons, in attempting to sur
prise Belgian defenders at Aincliffe, lost light.
BERLIN, Aug. 13. News of repulse of French invaders Alsace
received. Invaders driven back with serious loss. German territory now
cleared of French.
At Muelhausen Germans captured 10 French officers, 500 men, 10
wagons, and many rifles. At Lagarde, Germans captured 1000 prisoners,
LONDON, Aug. 13. According to reports via Rome, Germans lost
heavily lighting at Muelhausen. Two regiments infantry annihilated by
COPENHAGEN, Aug. 12. Food prices in Berlin, have reached
point where food riots are in progress.
PARIS, Aug. 12. German advance guard attempting invasion
Muerlha et Moselle, driven back to main body. French advantage fol
lowed up, Germans retreating towards Duchy.
BERLIN, via COPENHAGEN, Aug. 12 German Emperor today
received American Ambassador. Was confident, though in serious mood.
Said Germans and Belgians have been numerically equal in lighting at
Liege, but that the German bayonets carried everything. Added that
Jielgians abandoned great quantity of arms in flight.
First list of losses published contains names of Gl Americans.
Americans wishing to leave Germany are being enrolled at Ameiican
ROME. Ga.. Aue. 12. Mrs. Wilson buried today. Sad scenes at
funeral. Heavy downpour of rain. Temperory shelter built over grave
YOKOHAMA, Aug. 1. Steamer Nile, of British register, is held
thir- port for fear of capture by German cruiser. Was ready to leave
for Kobe, when advices came to hold her, as cruiser was between here
Sailing date for Pacific Coast canceled.
Reports that American fleet in part will enter I'acific through
canal is found correct.
ST. PETERSBURG, Aug. 11. Russians have gained strong foot
hold in northern Galicia, after battle, which was an attack on en
trenched Austrian?. Resulted in hand-tu-hand conflict. Russian
cavalry routed 3 regiments. German prisoners captured at fighting
being sent inland. Six carloads from Vilna passed today.
LONDON, Aug. 11. Austrians have occupied Miechow, 10 miles
inside of Russian Poland, after defeating Russian Cossacks, who lost
400. Austrians, 140.
RERUN, Aug. 11. Germany lias met successfully problem of
mobilization of people's savings, amounting to $7,000,000. Will be
taken before issuance moratorium suspending date of payment of
LONDON, Aug. 11. Permission has been received to ship coal
between Norway and Italy.
As result of war, King has pardoned all suffragettes in English
British fleet patroling coast.
Hamburg-American liner "Ortegal" captured by British Bhips
Carried $5,000,000 specie.
Prince William, of Lippe and Son, killed in light at Liege.
Russians repulsed in attempt to enter Austria.
5000 Montenegrans advanced against Austrian frontier past of
Trebinje. Austrians lost 1 officer and 21 soldiers. Montenegrans
BRUSSELS, Aug. 1 1 . Belgium now covered by network German
spies. fiOO arrested, 100 shot today. Some Germans arrested wearing
uniforms French gend amies, civic guards, and soldiers, as well as of of
ficers Belgian army.
War minister today called upon every Gorman and Austrian in
country to declare himself. Those who do not will be treated as spies.
40,000 volunteers enrolled as result of call to arms of citizens of
TOKIO, Aug. 11. --Premier Okuma, addressing newspaper men
urged them to refrain from sending sensational reports on European situ
ation and conditions in Orient. Wants no intlamatory articles published,
as may he calculated to injure Japan's relations with friendly powers.
Cited false assertion of America sending fleet to Japan, concluding, said
America has made no demand upon Japan, and remains Japan's great
SAN LUIZ POTOSI, Aug. 11. General Obregan has made formal
demand for surrender City of Mexico.
LONDON, Aug. 10. Tokio dispatches to Daily Mail state there
has been an all night session of cabinet. This, together with activity
in navy department, strengthens popular belief that Japan will take
active part in war. Government pronouncement expected hourly.
French victorious in Luxumberg, Germans retreating; French in
persuit; French, after winning another battle, have occupied capital
French loss in battle Alsace, reported 15,000.
that Kaiser will go to front.
German attack on British cruiser squadron, by submarines re
suited in loss of one German submarine. Location fleet, not given.
SHANGHAI, Aug. 10. Vessels arriving here report having heard
cannonading along China coast. British Pacific fleet, accompanied by
2 French cruisers, passed here, proceeding towards Tsing Tau. Be
lieved that German war ships are bottled up in Tsing Tau harbor
This is strengthened by statement that British merchantmen will re
sume travel along seaboard on Tuesday.
PEING, Au.?. 10. Question of Japan's particiption in proposed
attack on Tsing Tau, reported to be subject of serious discussion between
London and Tokio.
LONDON, Aug. 10. American tourists have appealed for aid at
rooms of relief committee. Most of them passengers from Kronprinzzcn
Cccile and Prince Adalbert.
Conflicting reports received here regarding fighting at Liege, causing
Reports from Paris say Belgians still hold position and fort intact
No serious occupation of city says Belgian war minister.
German loss 30,000. Belgian loss not stated.
4000 Belgian prisoners enroute to Berlin.
55,000 Belgian prisoners and thousand of citizens dig trenches
while German soldier rest..
Six-inch shells, Germans, failed to damage fort.
Prince George, prisoner. Will be sent to England.
Reported here that Japan's intention to attack Tsing Tau may
nfluence American decision on plans.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 10. Union tanker Lansing, reports see
ing Uermm cruiser off Cape I lattery. Report that she had been
boarded by Germans, is denied.
HONOLULU, Aug. 13. Olaa, 4; McBryde, 5'2; Honokaa,
G'6; Kwa, 25; Oahu, 19)4: II. C. &. S 332; Pioneer, 20; Waialua,
100; Onomea, 30. Total shares sold, 4G30.
HONOLULU, Aug. 13. New York and London bidding against
each other for Cubans.
Jack Scully denied special permit to open Waikiki Tnn after hours. "
W. II. C. Campbell, appointed member Land Commission.
HONOLULU, Aug. 12. Woods leaves today to trail McCandless
on Big Island. Desha and Cupid Said to be preaching coloi line.
Harbor Commissioners would build wharf at Lahaina. Necessity
for better landing fully recognized.
Neither Marama nor Niagara have reportsd to Honolulu.
George Davis resigned yesterday as U. S. Commissioner on ac
count of being candidate for City and County attorney.
HONOLULU, Aug. 11. Doyle freed of charge in U. S. District
Court. Jury out 40 minutes. Two more charges may be dropped.
McVeigh, editor "New Freedom" was denied naturalization by
Judge Dole, on account of scurrilous articles appearing in paper
against governor. McVeigh said he believed in it, and the truth
hurts. Was given until today to get counsel. Believes he will be
Carnival directors yield to popular clamor, and will hold carnival.
Thinks they were unjustly criticized.
Officers and crew of German tramp steamer "Setos," anxious to
take part in war. She is here for indefinite stay.
Rumored McCandless will drop from campaign for delegateship
Advertiser will issue S:30 night edition newspaper, while demand
HONOLULU, Aug. 10. Japanese Consul here says alarm ove
events in Tokio in which Ambassador Guthrie is mentioned, needless.
Joseph Ornellas, night engineer, Oahu Plantation, killed when at
tempting to board auto truck at Waipahu. Fell under wheels.
Carnival directors severely criticized for declaring off carnival next
Possible that Rainbow and Leipsig, may meet in battle in sight of
Anxiety felt for safety of steamer Niagara, enroute to Australia with
reservists on board,
Nurnberg believed to be watching for Marama and Leipsig for Nia
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13. McCain had long conference with
McReynolds. Nothing given out for publication.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13. 100,000,000 must be raised to keep
government going. War has reduced tariff by suppression of trade,
McAdoo and Underwood in conference are considering an advalorem
tax on liquor and tobacco to raise amount short.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13. German cruiser Leipsig entered port
for coal last night. Will be allowed enough coal to last to next port
Must leave by tomorrow night.
Sailing of Persia, booked for 21st, cancelled.
WASIIINGNON. Aug. 13. Foreign built ships may enter coast
wise trade dusyig next two years without restrictions. Will be admittei
to American registry. This will apply both to freight and passenger
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12. Honorary Japanese Consul Manzanil-
lo, jailed by Constitutionalists. Fact reported to Bryan, who will im
Senate yesterday passed bill authorizing President to admit to
American register foreign built ships less than 5 years old, provided
majority of stock is held by Americans.
Germany, through U. S., today asked permission from Great Bri
tain to send code messages through London.
NEW YORK, Aug. 12. Country already beginning to feel effects
of war. Trices of food stuffs advancing beyond reason. Congress will
CHICAGO, Aug. 12. Wholesale prices meats advanced 20 per
cent. Hour same. Beans, 50 percent. Eggs. 20 percent, Packers
put blame on demands of Europe.
NEW YORK, Aug. 12. New Haven corporation agrees to plan of
unmerging in conformity with terms recently laid down by government.
Does not effect criminal prosecution of Mellcn and others.
BOSTON-, Aug. 12. Sea fight between British and German cruisers
took place 250 miles north San Salvador according to reports brought by
fruit steamer Loveland. Battle occurred August G, and Germans fled.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11. Doors and other wreckage found
floating off Cliff House, yesterday. First thought evidence of naval
engagement. In Naval circles is believed to be woodwork of British
cruiser "Rainbow,'' which stripped for action, in preparation possible
engagement with Leipsig. Relieved close to port.
Police have closed nickelodeon showing pictures Franco-Prussian
Hotel managers have been requested to have orchestras avoid
playing national patriotic airs. Hungarian dance music considered
WASHINGTON, Aug. 10. Department denies that ambassador
Guthrie presented note to Japan dealing with possible developments
in China. Department indicated, however, that Guthrie had been in
formally enquiring as to Japan's intention in European war.
For past several days there has been disposition in administration
circles here, to regard situation in Orient as not promising, as it is
considered unlikely that Germany will take offensive in Far East.
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