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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1914.
Telegraph News of the Week,
DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS OFF.
LONDON, October 30. Russian ambassador in Constantinople has been
withdrawn. Consuls ordered to leave.
TURKEY'S ACTION CAUSES SPECULATION.
LONDON, October 30. Developments caused by sudden entrance of
Turkey Into European war, and the far reachlnfl action of her cruisers In
taking offensive against Russia, Involves Balkan states, Greece, Italy, Asia
Africa, and perhaps India. Ambassadors representing Allies long ago warned
Turkey that if she entered active war the Mediterranean fleets will bombard
ports of Asia. The Balkans will be drawn into war. Conflict may extend
to Egypt, Persia and Arabia. Effect upon Moslems problematical.
READY TO EAT TURKEY.
Times says Allies are ready for Turkey. Ottoman empire soon to be
a memory. Turks will be relegated to obscure valleys In Asia Minor.
EXCITEMENT IN RUSSIA.
PETROGRAD, October 30. Russian capital seethed with greatest excite
ment since Germany declared war on Russia. Public opinion welcomes op
portunity to settle eastern question forever.
CHINESE TO BE DEPORTED.
WASHINGTON, October 30. Immigration station at Honolulu ordered
to arrange with Japanese consul for deportation of Chinese crew taken from
THINK TURKEY IS WEAK.
WASHINGTON, October 30. Military experts say Turkish artillery is
weak. This and other branches not repaired since the Balkan war.
ACTING ATTORNEY SCORES VICTORY.
HONOLULU, October 30. District Attorney Thomas has secured con
viction In his first case.
AVIATORS FORBIDDEN TO FLY.
County Attorney forbids Japanese aviators flying in Moanalua field.
NAVAL ENGAGEMENT REPORTED IN BLACK SEA.
CONSTANTINOPLE, October 31. Russian Black Sea fleet and Turkish
fleet reported engaged in naval battle off Odessa.. Russians have eight bat
tleships, seventeen submarines and large fleet of destroyers, but what force
is fighting is not stated. Turkish available fleet consists of one dreadnaught,
two modern battleships, supplemented by German cruisers Goeben and
Breslau, two torpedo boats, eight destroyers, but the number fighting is not
ALLIES WILL WAIT FOR EFFECT ON BALKANS.
BORDEAUX, October 31. Turkey's entrance In war will not affect
situation so far as Russia, France and England are concerned. Allies will
adopt waiting policy to see what effect action of Turkey will have on Balkan
states. Thirteen thousand Germans will go with Turkish army.
TURKISH VESSELS ARE ACTIVE.
PETROGRAD, October 31. Turkish and Turco-Russian vessels have
shelled Novorosysk and Odessa, sinking Russian destroyer and damaging
French merchantman Portugal.
FRENCH REPORT FURTHER SUCCESSES.
PARIS, October 31. Official announcement from war office last night
describes further success of Allies against Germans in Northern France and
Belgium. Germans compelled to withdraw from post somewhat. Allies are
following the movement closely, advancing into interior of Belgium. Germans
have lost ground south of Dixmunde and French troops are progressing
south and have taken many prisoners. French and Belgian artillery severely
punished Germans In retreat from Belgian coast. French and British corps
east and northeast of Ypres have repulsed violent assaults by Germans and
driven them back. Belgians reported to have cut dykes and flooded valleys
cf lower Yser river, forcing Germans to abandon that part of country.
SOME DIFFERENCE IN FRENCH AND GERMAN STATEMENTS.
LONDON, October 31. German and French statements are far from
agreement. British statements tell of continued success on part of French
while Berlin announcement states that more British prisoners have been
taken and that Germans have made substantial Inroads upon Allies' armies
British reports say: "We are steadily advancing." Germans say: "Today's
news from front excellent."
Germany threatens to take British subjects in Germany prisoners if
Germans arrested in London are not released by November 5.
PORTE MAY DISAVOW RESPONSIBILITY.
LONDON, October 31. Consternation prevails in Constantinople on ac
count of Turkey becoming involved in war. Secretary of Turkish legation
at Petrograd hopes matter will soon be cleared up. Porte may disavow res
ponsibility for the action of navy, but Grand Vizier's action in refusing to
see Russian ambassador, pleading illness, when latter requested passports,
seems to commit Turkey beyond recall. Preparation by other representa
tives shows their opinion identical.
BERLIN, October 31. No news from western theatre of war.
RUSSIANS SAY SULTAN WAS FORCED TO YIELD.
LONDON, October 31. Russian papers say that German cruiser Goeben
trained her guns on Sultan's palace before he was willing to permit hostili
ties; the Sultan yielding to this show of force. Statement is probably untrue.
WILL ITALY SETTLE DISPUTE?
ROME, October 31. Italy occupied Sasseno, commanding harbor of Aba-
lona. Ownership has been long disputed between Greece and Albania.
NOVEMBER 20 MOVING DAY.
PARIS, October 31. French government will move back to Paris on
News from Copenhagen is that German general staff, according to re
ports, has decided that campaign in Poland, will be continued on defensive
until battle of Flanders is ended and Calais captured.
POSSIBILITY OF HOLY WAR IS FEARED.
WASHINGTON, October 31. Turkish participation in the war is caus
ing grave interest because of the influence It may have on millions of Mos
lems and the possibility of a holy war. Great demonstrations are reported
in Damascus against Christians. Bedouins are reported massing on Egyptian
frontier. Turkish fleet reported to have left Black Sea.
ROOSEVELT AGAIN IN LIME-LIGHT.
PRINCETOWN, October 31. Theodore Roosevelt, In addressing student
body yesterday, said he had personally seen and examined plans drawn up
by two empires now at war for New York and San Francisco, with object
of holding these cities for ransom that would cripple the country and at the
same time provide funds for carrying on war against United States. He
refused to amplify the statement when asked what empires.
PLACING THE BLAME ON GERMAN OFFICERS.
WASHINGTON, October 31. U. S. ambassador Morgenthau has cabled
the Turkish minister of finance that he has Informed the French ambassador
that raid made by Turkish vessels on Russian vessels in Black Sea ports
was without knowledge of government. It was instigated by German officers.
Representatives of Allies to leave. United States has been asked to resume
guardianship of affairs of various embassies.
NEW TREASURER TAKES OFFICE.
HONOLULU, October 31. Chas. MacCarthy took office today.
Geo. A. Davis has quit as President of the Bar Association.
RUSSIAN GUNBOAT DRIVES TURKS FROM ODESSA.
LONDON, November 1 Gunboat Kuabanete drove two Turkish gunboats
from Odessa, after the Turks had opened fire on forts, damaging a number of
steamers and warehouses surrounding the harbor and sinking steamers
Yalta and Kasbeck. Russian gunboat suffered some damage.
ANOTHER BRITISH CRUISER SUNK.
LONDON, November 1. The British cruiser Hermes was sunk by German
torpedo boat In the Straits of Dover yesterday. The crew was saved.
GREAT BRITAIN MUST TAKE INITIATIVE.
LONDON, November 1. The Porte summarily closed relations with
British embassy last Friday night. Great Britain must take Initiative for
protection of interests in territory which is threatened with attack.
GERMANS FORMALLY ANNEX EGYPT.
BERLIN, November 1. Official announcement last night says that Ger
many has formally annexed Egypt.
TURKS DO MUCH DAMAGE IN BLACK SEA.
AMSTERDAM, November 1. Small portion of Turkish navy operated in
Black Sea Thursday. Sunk Russian mine planter Prut, damaged a torpedo
boat, sunk a collier. Turkish cruisers bombarded Sebastopol.
BELGIAN SOVEREIGN APPEALS TO AMERICA.
LONDON, November 1. King Albert appeals to America for help for the
thousands of poverty stricken Belgians. Queen Mary expresses thanks for
what America is doing for the sufferers.
OFFICIAL GERMAN CASUALTY LIST POSTED.
BERLIN, November 1. The official casualty list posted last night shows
loss of Germans for the week at 62,000. Total to date 420,000.
BATTLE ON YSER RIVER CONTINUES.
LONDON, November 1. Great battle for possession of Yser river con
tinues fiercely with Belgians, French and British troops gaining substan
tial advances in face of furious attacks on their lines. Flooded fields are
hampering Germans greatly, who are unable to bring any of their main
fiel dartillery into action. Germans are bringing up reinforcements, but
these are not taken to battle line. They are being employed strengthening
line which Germans are preparing between Ostend and Knocke. This line
is being fortified and guns mounted in position between Blankenberghe and
CLAIMS GERMANS FORCED FIGHTING.
HAVRE, November 1. Belgian war minister said last night that Ger
mans forced fighting against Belgian lines, advancing In three columns. Two
were driven back but the third forced Belgian line and gained some ground
n counter attack Belgians gained some territory.
GERMANS SUING FOR PEACE?
LONDON, November 1. A despatch to the "Observer" from Petrograd
says it is reported that Germany has approached Russia regarding terms
RUSSIANS REPORT CAPTURING MANY PRISONERS.
PETROGRAD, November 1. An official statement last night tells of
continued success for the Russians against Austro-German forces, which had
attempted capture of Warsaw and which are now driven back to Silician
border and given no opportunity to reform for another stand. Russians are
capturing hundreds of prisoners daily, also supplies which Germans are forced
to abandon. Plans of Germans to break through fortified lines in center
have failed according to this announcement, which states that after five
days' continuous assault Prussians have been forced to fall back and di
continue attack in Galicia. Fighting continues.
AUSTRIANS CAPTURED MANY OFFICERS AND MEN.
BERLIN, November 1. Battle in each Prussian frontier undecided. West
of Warsaw Russians are slowly following German troops which are being
regrouped. Austria has captured to date, 648 officers and 73,169 men. Strong
Russian force has crossed the river San.
JAPANESE WARSHIPS WILL SUPPRESS REBELLION.
PARIS, November 1. (By Marconi Wireless). Berlin announce that
there is great tension between Chinese and Japanese, troops on Shantung
Peninsula. Japan has advised China that in event of Chinese troops particl
pating in revolution now breaking out, Japanese warships will suppress rebel
lion in Shantung province.
ITALIAN NEW CABINET FORMED.
ROME, November 1. Cabinet was reformed last night.
McCARN WILL LEAVE OFFICE SOON.
HONOLULU, November 1. McCarn's resignation takes effect on the 15th
inst. Says his trial was result of perjury and prejudice. He stipulated the
15th because it would affect election. Resignation was asked for the good
of the service.
TSINGTAU SCENE OF DESPERATE BATTLE.
TOKIO, November 2. War office announces a desperate battle now In
progress at Tsingtau. British and Japanese warships have partly destroyed
&ea coast defending ports. They are now able to get close enough to throw
shells Into city. Shipyards, gas plants and houses are in flames. Artillery
cf investing forces has been moved up close to German line and Is covering
the rushes of infantry troops towards defenders' line. Germans are strongly
entrenched, offering fierce resistance. Final battle evidently under way.
GERMANS MAKE NO ADVANCE.
LONDON, November 2. Reports from Paris last night say there is no
'hangc in situation, but fierce fighting is going on along old lines. Germans
n Flanders are no nearer goal on coast than a week ago. They made violent
attacks yesterday on Aisne river but were repulsed north of Houain. French
report slight progress. Fighting continues in Vosges. French report the
capture of heights on Versinnes-de-Saint Marie during offensive movement
Berlin reports operations in Belgium are difficult on account of Inunda
tion of Yscr river and Ypres canal by Allies who destroyed sluices at Neu-
port. Despatch reports German progress near Lille.
RUSSIAN AND GERMAN REPORTS STILL DIFFER.
LONDON, November 2. Conflicting reports regarding operations In East
Prussia are contained in official reports from Russian and German govern
ments.. Russia claims success. Petrograd also says Russian forces are mak
ing progress while Berlin says battle is still undecided. Germans lost heav
ily in attacks on fortified line.
SURVIVORS ARE RESCUED.
WHITBY, November 2. Fifty persons, remainder of survivors of hos
pital ship "Rohilla," were rescued yesterday.
TURKEY THROWS HER LOT WITH GERMANY.
LONDON, November 2. Turkey has definitely thrown her lot with Ger-
many in war. No answer to British note has been received. Ambassadors
of Triple-Entente have demanded and received their passports. Turkish
troops have already crossed Egyptian frontier. Turkish fleet continues tc
menace Russian towns and shipping on Black Sea. Allies are prepared for
war with Turkey.
The greatest problem with England and Russia is the attitude of their
Moslem subjects, who prefer not to fight Turkish co-religionists.
Grave situation exists in Balkan states. Bulgaria objects to fighting
on side of Greece and Servla, who defeated her In recent war. Should
Bulgaria join Germans is is threatened Roumania will declare war on Allies.
Greece is expected to take further revenge on Turkey. Italy is drawn
nearer to war.
WILL HOLD RUSSIAN CONSULS.
WASHINGTON, November 2. Russian consult are not permitted to
leave this country until Russia guarantees the safe conduct of Turkish con
suls in Russia.
American representative has the affairs of England and France in hand.
MEXICAN PRESIDENT ELECTED.
EL PASO, November 2. Dispatches say convention has disregarded Car-
ranza's wishes and elected Gutierrez as president.
ALLIES MAY RETAKE OSTEND.
LONDON, November 2. Various war dispatches to "Mall" and "Times"
agree that Allies have won back to within four miles of Ostend which It
BELIEVE GERMAN PLANS FRUSTRATED.
An Intercepted message from the Kaiser to the Kino of Wurtmhi- .iM
It was absolutely necessary that Germans take Yores befor Nnu.mh.. i.
otherwise they must withdraw behind Rhine. '
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