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THEjMAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1914
Telegraph News of the Week.
HONOLULU, Sept. 10. 1235 McBryde, 0V2; 530 Olaa, G; 942
O.hu. 20; 10 Waialua, 100; 50 do. 110; 10 Paia, 12(5; 10 Haiku, 120;
5 II. C. fc S., 31!;,; 05 do, 34; 100 do, 35; 400 Brewery, (; 105
Judge Ash ford assigned McCarn case to Whitney's court for next
Stackable has accepted presidency and managership of Hidalgo
Manchuria arrived yesterday from Orient. Reports that wireless
operator, a German, was removed from vessel at Hongkong, hy British
authorities, despite his protest that he was American citizen. 40 other
German residents of Manila were also removed. Were enroute to join
BORDEAUX, Sept. 10. After series of reverses all along line,
German army began last night what appears to be general retreat.
Invaders in sore straits. Hunger weakening men. Fierce fighting
during day. Allies on offensive. Germans giving ground on right
Several times Germans attempted stand and twice attempted to
break French line on right bank Ourcq. Both attempts being beaten
back with heavy German losses.
"We took 2 standards," reports French commander.
British re-inforced by G0.000 Indian troops, crossed the Mame
and drove Germans back for 25 miles.
On center and French right which rests on Verdun, day brought
no chances, though armies were in contact in series of advance guard
Allies have been re-inforced until total men on both sides number
3,000,000 on battle line before Paris.
LONDON, Sept. 10. Vienna correspondent, Daily News, sayB
Austria in in bad shape. Army half-hearted from start, now openly
mutinous. Russians have been successfully trouncing them all along
PEKING, Sept. 10. Russian minister to China has received con
sent of Chinese government for construction of railroad by Russian
LONDON, Sept. 10. Some of the most socially prominent men
in Great Britain are numbered among dead and wounded in Europern
Merchant cruiser Oceanic, wrecked yesterday, on coast off Scot
land, all crew saved. No details.
Liner Noordam, a Dutch steamer, carrying reservists from New
York to Rotterdam, captured by British cruiser, and taken to Queens
town. BORDEAUX, Sept. 10. France has called for all men previously
excused from military duty on account of defective health, to present
selves for further examination.
L. L. Pegnon, managing editor of the Havas News, service, died
BERLIN, Sept. 9 Maubege, the French stronghold on the Bel
gian border, has fallen to the Germans. 40,000 prisoners, including
4 generals, taken.
Prince William of Hesse, wounded in breast.
(This news confirmed by cable direct to Consul Rodiek.)
LONDON, Sept. 9. German forces have evacuated upper Alsace.
British cruiser captured German mine-layer, disguised as a
British government says situation is satisfactory.
Austrian internal situation indicates great dissension among peo
ple, and growing worse.
Capture of Nicolaiesse, supposed to be impregnable, was feat al
most equal to taking of Lembcrg.
Another Russian victory will result in throwing Roumania'B 200,
000 veterans against Austrians.
PARIS, Sept. 9. British officers arriving in Paris report that
battle of pnst few days is Btill raging furiously. Germans are sur
rendering in groups. German advance declared to have been too pre
cipitate to last. Prisoners taken bv allies appear fagged.
PARIS, Sept. 9. Is said Germans asked for armistice to bury
dead. Reply was: "We give you 24 hours in which to get out of
According to experts, General Joffie's fresh troops have marked
advantage, fighting along their own line, against tired Germans.
ROME, Sept. 9. Tribuna yesterday published story that 250,000
Russians had landed on French soil to support allies.
In all probability, this great army would compel withdrawal of
LONDON, Sept. 9. After days of continuous fighting Germans
are gradually being driven back. At several points allies are gaining
good ground. All along Ourcq and Petit Morin River, pressure
against Germans is continuous.
Result of 3 days fighting along French center, has been more
favorable to allies than at first supposed.
30,000 prisoners have been taken by French.
No change in Alsace.
French air scouts were prompt in discovering line of enemy and
reporting movements. Allies had ample time to dispose their forces
Near Campeigne British captured supply train, with tinned deli
cacies believed intended for German officers, but suspecting trick in
which poison might figure, supplies were destroyed.
Loss of Wilhelm der Grosse, confirmed.
THE HAGUE, Sept. 9. Two famous churches destroyed in
Dinant, which was burned by Germans. One contained an altar-piece
Unexpected success of allies has caused despair in Austria. 72,
000 Austrian prisoners taken.
PARIS, Sept. 8. Official announcement of the result of battle
which has been raging between allies and Germans, says allies left a
portion of army to defend Paris and continue progress. Advance
reached from river Ourcq, in neighborhood of Mortmirail, Germans
retiring towards river Marne, between) Meaux and Sezanne. Allies
flank effectually protected Mauberge. Force is in position to harass
Report is confirmed that, in capturing Lemberg, Russians annihi
lated 12 Austrian army divisions, totaling 140,000 men. Russian
cavalry has now advanced as far as crest of Carpathian mountains,
proceeding towards Vienna. Have captured strong fortresses, Nicolioss
and Makolajow, 25 mile's south-west of Lembcrg. Supposed to have
In violent encounter on French center, between Feri Shantenoise
and Vitrvle Francis, German retirement yesterday and last night was
pronounced. On French right, German division, which attacked the
axis of Chatteau Salines and Nancy, was repulsed and driven north,
LONDON, Sept. 8. Allied forces victorious over Germans at
Crepy au Oise, 20 mileB north and a little east of Paris. Telegrams
report almost total annihilation German imperial guard under Crown
Prince Frederick Wilhelm, by British forces under Field Marshal
Belgians are reorganized and re-ofiicered, and the force when re
organized will he put in field to act with allies.
Reuters reports 5 hours fighting between Melle and Quatrccht'
near Ghent. Belgian volunteers from dispersed corps opposing supe.
rior numbers Germans. Belgians driven from position, and retired in
Germans have advanced and occupied Melle, and are marching
towards Ghent, 5 miles north-west.
Dinant, destroyed by Germans, 100 of male inhabitants in city
killed by Germans for firing from the heights,' tho' no Germans were
hurt. 100 prominent citizens executed. Manager Wasseiz, of Nation
al Bank, executed for refusal to surrender money.
German loss at Termonde, 5,000. 20,000 were occupied in taking
fortified town. When bombardment rendered fortifications untenable,
dikes were opened and many Germans drowned.
Officially announced that of the Pathfinder, 4 were killed, 242 mis
sing, 13 wounded.
German emissaries are busy inciting holy war amongst Mohamme
dans. LONDON, Sept. 8. With forces almost equal, German invaders
and armies of the allies, clashed along a 150 mile front with varying
successes. Battle line extended from point-25 north east'of Paris, east
to Verdun, 25 miles from German border, near Luxemburg.
Complete Turkish government has been installed in Albania without
resistance. Turks had been supplied with army by Austrian.
French line is in form of a vast semi-circle. Center rests an Lafarte
Gaucher and left on Nantcuil.
PARIS, Sept. 7. Reports today that German covering troops en
countered allies' advance detachment near Le Ferto Gaucher, and
were obliged to retire.
Estimated 1,000,000 men were engaged today in battles.
German expert says strategy attempted by Germans is extremely
LONDON, Sept. 7. French war ofiice reports successes east of
BREST, Sept. 7. 600 German soldiers taken on Dutch steamer
Tambora, bound from Batavia to Rotterdam.
TOKIO, Sept. 7. House today appropriated 120,000,000 for war
LONDON, Sept. 7. Emperor Wilhelm led attack on Nancy. Was
accompanied by von Moltke. Paid no attention to hail of shot that
Official announcement made yesterday that armed Cruiser Path
finder, 3,000 tons, had been blown up by floating mine. Total deaths
Another mine desaster yesterday in North.Sea. Wilson line steamer
Runo, 600 passengers, struck sunken mine and foundered. Passengers
and crew, except 30 Russians, saved.
Wireless messages yesterday contain official announcement from
Germany that allied armies in France are retreating, between Paris and
Verdun and that Austrian advance on Lubin continues, Russian ad
vance on Lemberg has been halted.
Warsaw is preparing for defense. Desperate fighting along line
from Lubin to Kholm.
Austrian 10th corps reported repulsed in great battle with loss of
ROME, Sept. 7. Pope Benedict XV. crowned yesterday.
LONDON, Sept. 7. Fierce fighting yesterday, near Thiselt, in
Belgium. Germans lost 3000 prisoners.
LONDON, Sept. 7. No new main trial of strength has occurred
between allies and Germans near Paris. Situation not greatly changed
since August 30. Allied forces occupy positions east of Paris, along
river Marne. Opposed to them are 3 German armies.
Railroad between Paris and Dieppe has suspended operations.
Another German army is south-west of Paris and allies have
fought a successful advance guard action, checking progress of this
British casualties in fighting, total 15,000 officers and men.
Spirit of British troops not affected by losses.
Reported 5th French army, lias gained marked success in lighting
between Guise and Olse river, by repelling 3 German army corps.
These fell back with heavy loss. Commander 10th German corps
killed. At this point invaders said to have been checked.
PARIS, Sept. 6. Germans have assumed offensive in North Bel
gium. Force is advancing from Brussels to cut off Antwerp from
communication with Ostend. Belgians falling back towards Antwerp,
cutting dikes as they retreat. It Is possible Germans may have Os
tend, with its British. Russian army, as objective instead of Antwerp,
which is very heavily defended.
Communication between Ghent and Antwerp via Dendermonde,
cut off yesterday. Dendermonde was occupied by Germans yesterday.
German enveloping movement definitely chectved by allies. De
fensive works at Paris proceeding actively on vast scale. Enemy re
ported as moving farther south-eastward, and reported to have evacu
ated country between Senlis and Compeigne.
Bombardment of Mauberg, on Belgian border, continues with ex
treme violence. 3 forts destroyed but city still holds. First class
fortress in department of North has fallen.
Dispatch from Antwerp correspondent of Observer says 02,000
aluminum tags used to identify German soldiers, have readied Brus
sels, consigned to Berlin. Each represents a German soldier killed.
Italians here will aid British against Germans.
Copenhagen dispatch to Times, Paris, says it is feaied in Vienna
that city will be in grip of famine before another 2 weeks. i million
people are idle and without money or food. Majority stores closed
and every manufacturing plant idle.
LONDON, Sept. 6.-3 million Austrians and Russians were en
gaged on September 2 in line of battle G20 miles long.
GENEVA, Sept. G. Austrian army operating in Galicia has been
thrown back upon Carpathian Mountains, through passes of which
remnant are streaming into Hungary.
LONDON, Sept. 5 Russia, Great Britain and France have signed
pact hiudiug each not to make peace without consent of others.
German General staff has moved from Brussels to Moiis. Belgium.
Ambassadors of Great Britain and France have guaranteed that
European Turkey will not be molested and her territorial integrity
guarded, if she will observe strict neutrality.
British troops resent and cannot understand continuous tactics of
retreat, that is policy of commanders of the allies. Unending flow of
German numbers amazes them. 'The more killed, the more there are.'
to 25 miles of Paris. Later dispatches indicated that south movement
had been checked and German line pushed back some miles
LONDON, Sept. 5. Official reports by press bureau indicate an
other naval battle, North Sea in which German torpedo flotilla took
part. Whatever casualties sustained by British fleet, not mentioned.
Several German vessels of smaller class sunk near Kiel Canal. Seven
others forced to enter Canal for safety.
British torpedo boat sunk in attempt to render aid to crew of mer
chantman foundered by striking mine.
British submarine sunk German aeroplane floating disabled 50
miles off Harwich. Aviator and mechanician rescued.
British cruiser sank Austrian steamer Bathonia in Bay of Biscay
In appealing, today, for British soldiers, Premier Asquith said:
"I have abundant grounds for pride and comfort in whatever direction
I look. Nearly 300,000 recruited Indian troops now on way to join
colors. Einpire is engaged with its whole strength in bloody arbitra
ment of right vs. might. We must neither under-esliniate enemy's
strength nor over-estimate our own resources."
CITY OF MEXICO, Sept. 5. Carrauza has fixed October 1, as
day for general election.
ROME, Sept. 5. Cardinal Ferrapa has been named papal secre
tary of state.
LONDON, Sept. 5. Bandit Raisuli, is dead.
HAVANA, Sept. 5. Colonel Ferrera, liberal leader Cuban House,
and Maj. Andie, fought saber duel yesterday. Both severely wounded.
LONDON, Sept. 5. Germany is mourning 100,000 dead, accord
ing to advices received by Standard yesterday.
Situation in France has undergone no substantial change as result
of serious fighting of day. Position of allies well maintained.
Indications that strong German movement is developing in East.
German right wing moving in south-eastward direction, yesterday.
According to dispatches Gerinan advance had been pushed south
LONDON, .Sept. 4. Bv Russia's 200,000 men and 500 guns, the
whole of the Austrian first line has been put out of action. Czar's
forces have taken all Austrian artillery command and all Galitian roads
The Lembtirg defeat is beginning of the end. Retreat southward
of such enormous force in conjunction with tout of army intended to
screen retreat, spells overwhelming disaster.
Garrison 20 miles westward along railway, preparing to evacuate.
Possession of Leniburg, which is at junction of S railroads, makes
Russia absolute master of eastern Galicia.
Many believe collapse of dual empire is inevitable.
Two German aeroplanes over Paris, on Wednesday, were brought
down. Crews hurled to earth.
All yesterday Germans continued to advance. German right furi
ously forced its way towards Paris, battering retreating French guard.
Concussion of cannon shattered windows in Chajitilly, 17 miles from
An unconfirmed dispatch says Paris may surrender to Germans to
save destruction of life and property.
BERLIN, Sept. 4. It is confidently expected that Duke of Al
brccht's and crown prince's will reach Chalons and Verdun, which
staff believes, will soon be taken. The taking of Toul and Epnial may
delay Prince Rupprecht and Gen. von Herringen, but this is consider
ed unimportant. These towns are no longer strategically valuable,
while French retain Belfort. Raids in upper Alsace expected.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10. Russian ambassador remits general
engagement Tuesday along entire front. Austrian center retired.
Stubborn battle'fought near Ravarusska. Troops now attempting
strongly fortified position at Vobodok.
Preliminary steps being taken by Democrats to re-adjust rivers ami
harbors bill, which caused filibuster by Republicans because of many
President made it plain yesterday that he did not approve of pro
posal to increase income tax.
WASHINGTON, .Sept. 7. President Wilson announced yestcr.
day, he will remain in Washington, during coming campaign, because
of complications in international situation.
NEW YORK, Sept. 7. Advices received that French fleet, has
begun bombardment of forts, Cattaro Bay, in lower Herzegovinia, on
NEW YORK, Sept. 7. NuihIkt of well known American war
correspondents, declare after careful investigation, that charges of
cruelty against Germans is unfounded.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 7. Several bombs dropicd from aero
plane into forts of Tsing Tan, yesterday.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. G. Scarcity of sugar in East, induced
by stoppage of beet sugar production iu'Europe, may compel importa
tion of sugar from Peru to supply western states.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 5. Large number of Australian and
New Zealand volunteers crossing for Vancouver, enroute to England.
NEW YORK, Sept. 5. Lt. Weissener, here from Colombo, says
German cruiser Karlsruhe sunk British cruiser Bristol, off Haiti, after
first sinking 3 merchantmen.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7. British embassy officially informed
that to date 9 neutral merchant ships have been destroyed by German
mines. 5 Danish, 2 Dutch, 1 Norwegian, and 1 Swedish.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4.-32 federal indictments returned
against local produce- dealers as result of inquiry into high prices of
last 2 weeks.
President Wilson asks for $100,000,000 additional revenue. Plans
to raise sum by internal revenue taxation.