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TIIK MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 1914
Telegraph News of the Week.
ROMK, Aug. 20. Pope died 1:20 this morning. Praying for
peace. Successor will he Italian
LONDON, Aug. 20. Belgians encountered Germans' advance
near llerenthals yesterday, within 15 miles of Antwerp. jFightingalong
line, vicinity Liege, continues.
Opposing armies now engaged between Basle, Switzerland and
American citizens relief committee, ended existence yesterday.
Steamship service Havre to New York resumed yesterday.
Capt. Garibaldi, with 1000 Americans, offer services to France. If
refused, will offer to England. Fully equipped and armed.
ROMK, Aug. 20. Reported Austrian troops mobilized at Trient,
near Italian frontier.
BRUSSELS, Aug. 20. German aviator, carrying, bombs, revolver
and military notes, brought down by riflemen yesterday. Both legs
fractured by fall.
LONDON, 20. Anticipating declaration war by Japan, against
Germany, Japanese in Germany are held as spies. This is report
brought by SO Japanese who reached here from Berlin.
German governor of Kiau Chau expects early fight. Advises non
combatants to leave at once.
EL PASO, Aug. 20. Louis Hostetter, American Consul, Ilenno
sillo, arrested and jailed. American state department entered protest.
Incident has become question of dispute between Yilla and Carranza
factious, each claiming other is responsible.
KINGSTON, J amaica, Aug. 20. Gov. Manning yesterday issued
proclamation forbidding exportation sugar until further orders.
ROTTERDAM, Aug. lit. Advance of German forces against I'd
eiaws and French, while flow, is not, seriously checked anywhere.
Austrian troops are passing forts on the Rhine on way to frontier.
PARIS, Aug. 19. Rumored here that Belgian forces have been
forced to retire towards Antwerp. Cannonading is now heard by
people of Belgium capital. German army said to be marching to
wards Brussels via Vedigaci.
3 Zeppelins operated by German forces, destroyed by French gun
fire. One wrecked balloon fell into fort at Liege.
CITY OF MEXICO, Aug. 19 Carranza government will repu
diate notes of previous government given in July. $10,000,000 out of
TOO, 000,000 in notes issued are in circulation.
LONDON, Aug. 19. Fierce battle between Germans and Belgians
along the extreme front, is taken as first great pitched battle of war.
Dispatches from Cettinje declares Montenegran army has pene
trated to within 2 hours march of Austrian sen-port of Ragusa, on
Adriatic. Au-tria has notified King Nicholas that Servian and Mon
tenegran citizens of Ragusa will be shot if they are found by
advancing army. .
Fate of Liege forts unknown.
German advance posts between Cemblous and Jodoigne have been
pushed back by Belgian and French troops.
Dispatches confirm victory of Servians over Austrians. 300
killed, 5000 wounded.
MADRID, Aug. 19. Kins Alfonso ami Spanish minister will con
fer with ambassadors of France and England regarding Spain's atti
tude in present conflict.
ROME, Aug 19. German troops fired on Italian barracks, kill
LONDON, Aug. 20. Government press bureau announces that
200 German and Austrian ships are held as prizes of war, totaling mil
lion tonage. Yolue not less than $300,000,000. 500 others liable to
TOKIO, Aug. 19. China not under obligations to assist Germany
in China, nor is mobilization of Chinese troops, Shantung peninsula
intended against Japanese activities in Tsing Tuu.
No dispatches regarding military or naval movements are to be
sent out. Newspaper forbidden to print news respecting plans of
army and navy, or movement of warships.
Count Okuuia re iterated today that there should lie no needless
alarm. Operations will not extend bevond limits necessary for de
fense legitimate interests. Will take no action that will give third
PAULS, Aug. 19. Germans have abandoned Sarbruchen, on
northern Lorraine border. Have sustained severe losses in past few
Americans are volunteering in France, in memory of services
Gen. Lafayette, in revolution.
ROME, Aug. 19. Is officially stated that illness of popo is not
LONDON, Aug. 19. German movement towards Belgian center
seems to have been halted. No important engagements.
Desultory righting between British and German cruisers, patrol
-.t Officially reported, main force at Liege still holding out, and ap
parently as sliong us ever.
Ru.-sia notified Great Britain that mobilization of troops has been
Eleven members Royal family at the front. Czar went to Mos
British land forces not yet in land conflict.
ROTTERDAM, Aug. 19. Reported here that forts at Liege
dynamited by Belgians, after evacuation. Action due to arrival Ger
man artillery and mortars.
PARIS, Aug. 18. General Joffre has telegraphed war office: "All
Monday we continued to advance in upper Alsace. The enemy re
treated in disorder. Stores and wounded abandoned."
LONDON, Aug. 18. A serious engagement along the entire
Alsace-Lorraine border through Luxemburg and in Belgium, has been
in progress since Monday. Reason to believe the reports received this
morning which say "German cavalry patrol were sighted north of
Antwerp today. Entire civil guard of district has been mobilized and
British forces have been landed safely on French soil.
The war office has requested Belgium to expell all war correspon
dents. None are allowed with British, French, Russian or German
SHANGHAI, Aug. 18. The 2 cruisers which entered Hongkong
harbor last Thursday, disibled, were German war vessels. Their
superstructures and barbettes were demolished, and their sides reeked
with blood from their scuppers.
BERLIN, Aug. 18. The Kaiser has proclaimed his confidence of
NISII, Aug. 18. It is officially stated here that Servian troop)
have defeated an Austrian detachment disastrously. Austria is de
clared to have lost 11.000 killed and wounded, and 14 cannon.
THE HAGUE, Aug. 18. It is persistently rumored that ('town
Prince Frederick Wilhelin, of Germany, has been seriously wounded
and taken to Aix-le-Chapelle.
LONDON, Aug. IS. Sharp fighting in progress along French-Belgian
border. Little doubt great battle is now on in Belcgium.
Germans advancing towards Waterloo field.
French, Russian and Belgian ministers have gone to Antwerp to
which place capital has been moved.
TOKIO, Aug. IS. Japan will not touch any German colony except
LONDON, Aug. IS. Kaiser and suite are at Mainz, headquarters
of general staff. Kaiser will probably go forward to encourage troops by
Following announcement of restoration of Poland, conies that from
Czar in which all Jews in empire will be granted full liberlyandcquality.
Action regarding Poland is expected will wean away from Germany,
many millions of subjects.
.BERLIN, Aug. 18. On account brilliant conduct of Belgian
army during recent campaign, Germany intimates, that after capture
of Brussels bv Germans. Germany will be willing to make any ar
rangement with Belgium, whenever war conditions would permit.
Belgians refused offer.
PARIS, Aug. 18. Poles and Alsacians taken prisoners by French
during war will be treated as friends. $
P.ELI' OUT, FRANCE Aug. 17. French forces working way to
upper Alsace. Approaching within striking distance of Strassburg. Fight
ing between French and Germans along route, almost continuous. French
dislodging Germans from entrenchments with artillery. Thousand pri
soners, 12 guns, and caissons, captured by French at Schinneck.
LONDON, Ana. 17. Sociali-ts of Germany rising in revolt ac
count of execution of Dr. Liebtecht, great socialist leader of Germany.
Despite repulses, Germans are steadily advancing towards decisive
encounter with combined armies on French frontier.
Germans in stubborn battle met defeat today at hands of en
trenched Belgian and French troops. French forces control passes in
State of siege declared in Bulgaria, as precautionary measure,
(ireat Britain is reported as insisting upon fulfillment of terms of
treaty by Japan, as to situation in Far East, as her special interests
NISII, Aug. 17. Renter's agency says 2 Austrian warships sunk,
another burned and 4th fled, after battle with French squadron in
Adriatic, off Budua.
TOKIO, Aug. 17. Expected here, war will follow Japan's ulti
matum to Germany. Ultimatum has been forwarded to Germany
through G channels, on account of communication facilities now
CITY OF MEXICO, Aug. 17. Reported today that Carranza,
with entire army, will enter city tomorrow, accompanied by all his
generals, including Villa.
PARIS, Aug. 17. Fighting around Dinant, the French captured
more than 500 prisoners.
ROME, Aug. 17. Sinking of Austrian cruisers is confirmed.
French sank another cruiser today.
Marconi has offered his life or his scientific services in defense of
his country, if needed.
SANTOS, Brazil, Aug. 17. British cruiser, name unknown, cap
tured the Hamburg-American steamer Santa Catherine. Not known
where cruiser is taking her.
LONDON, Aug. 17. Dutch merchantman reports that a German
dreadnaught is in tho harbor of Trondheim, west coast Norway, with
funnels smashed and hull riddled. Report is not confirmed.
Greece has formally notified Turkey that if troops continue to
cross Bulgaria, towards Greece, retaliatory measures will be taken.
Greeks ready to take field.
BRUSSELS, Aug. 17. The standard of the Death's Head IIus-
Bars, has been captured by Belgians, and now adorns the town hall at
PARIS, Aug. 16. Greatest battle of modern history begun. Bat
tle front extending from Basle for lo0 miles along France-Swiss fron
tier, to Mastricht, in province of Limburg, along Vosges Mountains,
the France-German boundary, traversing Grand Duchy of Luxemburg;
along valley of Meuse, into Holland.
Main German and France-Belgian armies face each other. In
many places fighting has begun. This information is given out offi
cially by the minister of war, to prepare the public for the receipt of
the big news commencing to arrive from the front.
Several million troops on each side.
No definite news of battle expected for 8 days.
The French today began an offensive campaign against the Ger
mans. General advance of troops has started. Huge army. First
French line has been reinforced by many thousand British infantry
Rolling northward, the cry "On to Berlin," echoes through the
Head of the main French line has pushed forward to Sarrebourg,
into a Lorraine. The amy stretches back across the line to Luneville.
30 miles, which is tiie French base.
The Freneh have taicen Thaan, in upper Alsace. It is rumored
that Russia will invade from the east.
LONDON Aug. 10. -2000 Prussians have been expelled from
Metz, suspected of being sympathizers. Official reports from Paris is
to effect that Germany claims she could not feed them.
A reliable Japanese news agency has received word from Tokio
that no expression is necessary relative to the discharge of treaty oblr
gations with Great Britain.
TOKIO, Aug. 10. Japan has sent ultimatum to Germany, do
manding withdrawal of German warships from Asiatic waters, and the
evacuation of Kiauchan. Unless terms are accepted unconditionally
by Sunday next, Japan will start to enforce them.
CITY OF MEXICO, Aug. 1G. Constitutionalists have entered
the city without resistance. American and Mexican Hags are Hying
side by side.
LONDON, Aug. 15. Daily Telegraph says today: "Learned
from diplomatic sources, that Japan intends to perform full obligations
of Anglo-Japanese treaty. Navy has failed to carry out this part of
pact. Will co-operate with British forces against enemy in Pacific."
LONDON, Aug. 15. Opinion expressed here that unJessOcnuany
is able soon to dispose of opposition she is meeting, in attempted inva
sion of France through Belgium, she must choose between withdrawing
greater part of army from west of Germany, or leaving road to Berlin
open to forces of Czar.
Russian now has 2,000,000 men on German and Austrian frontier
ready to advance, and force of 'i million on Black Sea ready to be
transported to Turkey, should that power show indication of assisting
Ausliia against Scrvia or attempt to engage Greece in war.
BRUSSELS. Aug. 15. Early hour this morning, Germans at
tempting to take Fort Tontissc, and its neighbor fortification west of
Meuse, by assault. No longer relying on artillery. Defenders making
stout resistance. Although attack is in great force Germans are losing
heavily, but advancing determinedly.
Germany said to have sold cruisers Breslau and Goebcl to Turkey
for 520,000,000, which may result in war between Turkey and Greece.
-Transxrtation of French troops expected in Belgium complete.
Various lines defense prepared and ready for battle. No decisive battle
on Alsaeian frontier yesterday. Armies are near together, skirmishing.
CITY OF MEXICO, Aug. 15. Capital is quiet pending Carran.a's
HONOLULU, Aug. 14. Sugar $130.60.
Judge demons leaves for Coast on Korea.
Olaa. 5: McBrydc, 5"'.s: Ilonokaa, 7; Paauhau, IS; Oahu, 20;
ICwa, 25j; Pioneer, 26)4; Onomea, 32; Kahuku, 17?.f; Waialua, 110;
Brewery, 17. Total sales, 4297.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 14. N. Y. Slate Bank Commissioner has
authorized acceptance of Hawaii's bonds as surety savings bank in
vestments. SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 14. J. C. Wilson 6c Co., brokers,
voluntary bankrupts, today.
PANAMA, Aug. 15. Canal to be opened by passage of theAncon
and official party through locks today. Ancon will be commanded by
LONDON, Aug. 14. Reliable information received that Russia
has mobilized 2,000,000 soldiers on German and Austrian frontiers.
Half million on Turkish and Roumanian frontiers, and holding 3.0OO,-
000 in reserve.
Military experts lelicve Germans are seeking to reach P'ranee by
crossing battlefield of Waterloo.
BRUSS1CLS, Aug. 14. Germany sent 10,000 men against 7000
Belgians in attempt to clear pass for German advance. Lost 3000.
Plan necessitated .crossing river at IIasl.au under heavy fire. Individual
Belgians making captures unresisted.
Three German aviators brought down by artillery.
TIRI-XI'.MONT, Aug. 14. In spite of losses German line made
pronounced advance today, i Belgians are erecting formidable defense
around Namur where they will make a second stand.
VIENNA, Aug. 14. This city deserted. Police opening all
letters to foreigners. Prices food stuffs have reached ruinous height.
. Coast News.
NEW YORK, Aug. 20. Cuban centrifugals dropped )4 cents
Heat wave has prostrated many. 2 deaths yesterday.
SAN MATEO, Aug. 20. Walter G. Smith, died in hospital yes
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 20. Sailing date Shinyo Maru has U-cn
WASHINGTON, Aug. 19. German Charged' affairs says his
personal belief is that Germany should relinquish Kian Chau, to
China, and save useless loss of life. Germany's defense against com
bined forces in Far East would be hopeless.
Officially stated Japan's belligerency will be limited to Germany's
possessions in China.
Japan has - requested U. S. to take charge of affairs at Japanese
embassy, Berlin, in case of emergency.
Is reported that crops in Switzerland, are rotting in fields.
Nicaragua has sold rights to U. S. to build canal across territory,
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 19. Exposition opened today.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 19. Bill introduced in House to create
bureau for handling war risk insurance.
Wilson approves plan to buy ships to carry food to Europe.
SEATTLE, Aug. 19. Federal authorities are after gang of smug
glers bringing in Chinese and opium across border,
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18. German cruiser Leipsig today col
lided with the British bark, Lord Templetown, anchored in the stream.
NEW YORK, Aug. IS. Holland-American steamer, Neu Amster
dam, arrived today with 3039 American refugees. Was stopped 3 times
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18. Capt. Haun. of Leipsig, says he
will engage enemy wherever and whenever they meet, regardless of
size of vessel.
Capt. Moriami, of Idzuma, say if Leipzig is found outside Golden
Gate his vessel will remain there too and follow wherever she goes.
On account of restrictions placed on Pacific Mail as a subsidiary
of Southern Pacific, vessels running to Manzanillo, will be taken off
line, and this may le followed by discontinuance of trans-Pacific
WASHINGTON, Aug. 17. President is reticent regarding official
news from Tokio, relative to war in Europe. Does not question faith
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 17. Leipsig in port for coal,
leave in 21 hours.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 17. Senate today rejected the report o
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