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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14. 1914.
Telegraph News of the Week.
TERRIBLE FIGHTING RESUMED.
LONDON, November 6. Germany now striking another mighty blow
along entire front of Allies battle line in both France and Belgium. German
forces being hurled against opponents with greatest violence. Fiercest en
counters center about sharp bend in German line forming a triangle whose
. base Is Dixemude and Apex Roulers. Struggle so deadly and forces so vast
that only sheer weight of physical contact seems to avail.. British and French
reports contend that enemy's attacks are weakening, but German bulletins
show no basis for such conclusion. Germany is sending forward forty new
heavy guns against Arras, which seems main objective point of new attempt
to blast way through Allies lines.
RUSSIANS CLAIM GREATEST VICTORY.
PARIS, November 6. Grand Duke Nicholas wires General J off re that
Russians have gained in East Prussia greatest victory since war began.
RUSSIANS PUSHING INTO TURKEY.
PETROGRAD, November 6. Four Russian army corps have invaded Ar
menla and claim to have captured several Turkish regiments.. England's
share In campaign will be largely naval until Turks invade Egypt.
FRANCE SEES NO CHANGE.
PARIS, November 6. No material changes taking place anywhere in
v battle zone. Fighting between Dixemude and river Lys continues but no Im
portant developments observable.
JAPAN LOSING MANY MEN.
TOKIO, November 6. Casualty list of Japanese losses in siege Tsingtau
show 200 killed, 878 wounded. British, two killed, eight wounded.
JAROSLAW RECAPTURED. AUSTRIANS RETREAT.
PETROGRAD, November 6. Russians have recaptured stronghold of
Jaroslaw and 5000 prisoners. Austrian attempts to cut Russian attack has
failed.. Austrians are now retreating along river San.
PRESCOTT, Ariz., November 6. Mrs. Frances Munds, elected to state
legislature this state, is first woman to reach goal.
VILLA WOULD QUIT IF CARRANZA IS OUT.
WASHINGTON, November 6. Villa says he is willing to retire provided
Carranza is also eliminated from stage.
CHICAGO, November 6. Sherman's plurality over Sullivan has reached
McCARN AGAIN IN CHARGE.
HONOLULU, November 6. Acting District Attorney Thomas turned over
office to McCarn yesterday, but waits in Honolulu for orders from Washington.
PLEASANTON HOTEL GETS BOOZE LICENSE.
License for Pleasanton brings up many legal questions which attorney
general Stainback will be asked to decide.
BIG DONATION FOR WAR SUFFERERS.
One Honolulu firm has donated $6115 for Belgian sufferers.
TRIAL COST MONEY.
Trial of McCarn cost county over $1200.
DOLE THINKS McCARN HAS BEEN REINSTATED.
HONOLULU, November 6. Rumored Je ffMcCarn has been reinstated.
Judge Dole says he understands such is case.
TSINGTAU FALLS AT LAST.
TOKIO, November 7. Tsingtau has fallen, after stubborn resistance by
Germans since September 22. Japanese and British now in possession. Fate
of whole city settled when attacking force broke through line of defense at
midnight Friday. Entire city is in flames. Aeroplanes assisted in destruc
tion of German line of defenses by dropping bombs. Japanese list of casual
ties, killed and wounded, 1178.
ALLIES CLAIM GENERAL PROGRESS.
LONDON, November 7. Reports from France and Belgium are en.o.. rag
ing. General offensive resumed yesterday, and Germans were put upon de
fensive along lines Nieuport and Kerdin. Advices from Holland say German
retreat before Belgians and British.
Conditions on Yser have become general, with Allies advancing south
end east of Yprcs. French gaining ground. Are working north of Lille.
Attacks by Germans show less vigor. Have abandoned attempt to force pass
age of Yser. Have abandoned positions north cf river and are retreating east
ward. Belgians have crossed river and are holding positions.
French have retaken Soupier, east of Vailley.
German attacks in Argonne district continue without results.
GERMANS MAKE CLAIMS ALSO.
Germans claim to have made some progress, northwest of Ypres. Have
gained ground at La Basse, north of Arras, and in Argonne district.
Have captured important positions south-east of St. Mihiel.
GERMAN STEAMER SUNK BY MINE.
COPENHAGEN, November 7. Submarine mine, supposed to have been
placed by Germans, yesterday destroyed large German steamer, south of
Danish Island. Number of crew lost.
PROTEST AGAINST CLOSING SEA.
STOCKHOLM, November 7. Sweden will protest against closing of
North Sea to navigation and commerce, and mining those waters.
JAPAN SAYS WILL SURRENDER TSINGTAU.
TOKIO, November 7. Japanese pay unstinted praise to Germans for hard
fighting at Tsingtau. While war continues Japanese officials will administer
government in Tsingtau. Afterwards Japan will open negotiations with
China looking toward turning over Klauchau and German territory to Chi
nese government. The actual siege of Tsingtau lasted three weeks.
FIERCE FIGHTING ALONG SAN.
PETROGRAD, November 7. Fierce combat has been taking place along
river San and south of Przemysl, resulting in general Austrian retreat, be
ginning November 3. On preceding night Austrians made last effort to break
THINK GERMANS ARE FALLING BACK.
HAVRE, November 7. Belgian officials announce today no change along
river Yser. Russian successes seem to have resulted in retreat of Germans
in Belgium. Thousands of Germans were seen marching from Bruges to
GERMANS CLAIM SUCCESSES.
BERLIN, November 7. Three divisions of Russian cavalry have crossed
Wartje, above Kola, and have been defeated and pushed back.
Across river, south of Ypres, attacks have progressed favorably. Have
captured 1000 French soldiers and three machine guns.
RUSSIANS ADVANCING IN POLAND.
PETROGRAD, November 7. Russians are attacking fortified positions
on Wartje, Russian Poland.
GERMAN LINER GOES TO BOSTON FOR WINTER.
BOSTON, November 7. Hamburg-American liner Crown Princessen
Cecile, that has been In Bar Harbor since beginning of war, has come here
WASHINGTON SAYS McCARN IS REINSTATED.
WASHINGTON, November 7. Announced yesterday that McCarn has
been reinstated as district attorney.
CALIFORNIA NOM CHIEF BOOZE STATE.
SAN FRANCISCO, November 7. Since Washington and Oregon have
gone dry, it is probable California will be brewery state for Pacific coast. ..
OREGON HAS WOMAN LEGISLATOR
PORTLAND, Oregon, November 7. Marian Towne Is first woman to be
tlected to legislature in this state.
MORE NEUTRALITY PROCLAMATIONS.
WASHINGTON, November 7. President yesterday signed proclamation
cf neutrality between United States, Germany and Great Britain.
WILL GET AFTER'SECRET WIRELESS.
WASHINGTON, November 7. Secretary Daniels has decided to begin
investigation of secret wireless stations which are believed to supply belli
gerents with war news and information to be used on seas.
AUTO TAKES JOY TRIP ALONE.
HONOLULU, November 7. Auto running without driver, plunged Into
Waterhouse Trust offices this morning at five o'clock.
82 SHELLS PER MINUTE RAIN INTO ARRAS.
PARIS, November 8. With Bologne as objective point, Germans making
supreme effort to break through Allies line at Arras. Large number of big
guns were brought up to batter way through French defenses. Cannonading is
terrific. Last night shells fell in Arras at the rate of 82 a minute, The French
line is holding fast. Artillery replying to German guns. German offensive
extends from Routes to Mcsselle. Allies have taken offensive in extreme
north, pushing attack before Ypres. Greatest efforts of Germans, outside
of bombardment of Arras, is against Allies position on the Lys. In early fight
ing, French advanced in places, driving Germans from trenches in region of
Thiepval, while trenches French had evacuated northeast of Vailley, have
been reoccupied. Stremi, on heights of Meuse, was taken by French infantry
in bayonet charge.
MOUNTING GUNS AT OSTEND.
LONDON, November 8. Heavy guns at Krupp's are being mounted for
service at Ostend, facing them seaward.
Crown Prince George of Saxony was wounded in leg in recent action.
AUSTRIAN DEFEAT IS COMPLETE.
ROME, November 8. According to reliable advices from the front defeat
of Austrians in Galicia is complete. They are cut off entirely from any sup
port by Germans concentrated at Cracow, and are being driven back above
Carpathians in disordered retreat.
HEAVY QUAKE IN CALIFORNIA.
SAN FRANCISCO, November 9. Severe earthquake last night, San Jose
region. Two Greeks at stone quarry killed by overturned rock crushing plant.
No other casualties.
COTTON GROWERS LOSE BIG.
WASHINGTON, November 8. Loss to American cotton growers on ac
count of war reaches $455,000,000.
MEXICAN SITUATION HOPELESS.
WASHINGTON, November 8. With actual hostilities taking place bet
ween contending factions the Mexican situation is hopelessly complicated.
The work of the Aguas Calientes convention, it appears, amounted to nothing.
Tehuacan was captured from Carranza and garrisoned by Villa. Supporter
of Carranza has refused to grant general amnesty to all Mexicans which
worked in conjunction with American forces in occupying Vera Cruz. He
insists cases must be rated on individual merits.
PROHIBITIONISTS ELECT CONGRESSMAN.
LOS ANGELES, November 8. Chas. Randall, democratic-prohibition can
didate for Congress, declared elected by fifty-five votes.
HEINZE FORTUNE TO BABY.
NEW YORK, November 8. Heinze, the Montana copper king, leaves his
entire fortune of a million and a half to his two-year-old son.
CALIFORNIA JUDGES GET RAKING. '
SAN FRANCISCO, November 8. Chief Justice Sullivan scored California
judges in an address yesterday, declaring that many were incompetent and
ignorant of first principles of their calling.
JAPANESE SPY CAUGHT AT PEARL HARBOR.
HONOLULU, November 8. A Japanese reporter disguised as a fisher
man was arrested on Magazine Island, Pearl Harbor. When searched photo
graphs and plans were found in his possession. Authorities are ignorant as
to charge to bring against him.
COMMITTED FOR MANSLAUGHTER.
Libert Nakai has been committed on the charge of manslaughter, caus
ing death of Kama! in auto accident.
PETE BARON GETS JOB.
Pete Baron succeeds "Klondike" Brown on Civil Service Commission.
GEIER HAS INTERNED.
German cruiser Geier interned at midnight.
MERCHANTMAN ALSO INTERNED.
Steamer Locksun, refugee under guise of merchantman, was declared a
naval tender under instructions from Washington, and interned at same time.
REPORTS VERY CONTRADICTORY.
LONDON, November 9. Reports of situation in East Prussia, Poland,
and Galicia, from Russian, and German and Austrian sources, are utterly at
variance. Official announcements from Vienna and Berlin say Russians
everywhere defeated or pressed back. Russian official reports indicate con
tinual progress and that German invasion of Poland has ended in defeat.
Continuing accounts of routing German invaders in Poland, Petrograd an
nounced yesterday: "Our Cavalry penetrated German territory on left bank
cf Vistula. Has damaged railway northwest of Calaisz on eastern frontier.
Has dislodged Germans in region of Wirballen, pressing them back along line
of San River. We have captured 125 officers and 12,000 soldiers."
Reports from various places indicate British and Russian attacking Turks
in frontier towns, and outposts.
Turkey coming near war with Greece.
SERVIA BEING OVERWHELMED..
VIENNA, November 9. Despite Servian resistance, all entrenchments
near Kroupani were taken at five o'clock. Position Kostajnik, which enemy
believed unconquerable was taken by storm.
SAY GERMANS LOST HEAVILY.
LONDON, November 9. Battle both in east and west of France, Germans
with their Austrian artillery have fallen back on defenses. Have abandoned
for present desperate attack to break through Allies lines, arond Ypres,
where Germans sacrificed tremendous number of men.
On account of heavy fog yesterday, total cessation of fighting in Bel
gium. JAPANESE COVERNOR SELECTED.
TOKIO, November 9. General Kamio, commander of Tsingtau, will be
Surrender of Tsingtau virtually unconditional.
VEZUVIUS VERY ACTIVE.
NAPLES, November 9. Volcanic eruption of Vezuvius reached acute
stage. New fissures opened. Great quantity lava belching forth.
STEAMER LOST IN JAPANESE WATERS.
KOBE, November 9. British steamer Shirley, New York for Hongkong,
went on rocks near here yesterday. Has been abandoned. No loss of life.
BOTHA ROUNDING UP REBELS.
LONDON, November 9. Advices from South Africa say Union forces un
der Botha continue to round up South African rebels.
THINK GERMANS HAVE STRONGER ATTACKS COMING.
PARIS, November 9. Advices from battle front in Belgium and France,
experts agree, that Germans are preparing for heavier assaults on Allies'
forces near Ypres.
LONDON SEES ALLIES OVERRUNNING GERMANY.
LONDON, November 9. Berlin admits that Russians have advanced be
yond river Warthe and into East Prussia. German retreat has passed Czers
tochowa without stopping. Armies of Allies now on three parts of German
soil Selesia, East Prussia and Alsace.
RUSSIANS AND CHOLERA INVESTING AUSTRIA.
PARIS, November 9. Advices from Vienna say Russians are rapidly ad
vancing on Cracow. Cholera continues to spread in Vienna.
BIG WINTER CAMPAIGN PLANNED.
COPENHAGEN, November 9. Germany reported ti be making enormous
preparation for winter campaign against Allies. Tents, sleighs and furs in
large quantity being sent to the front.
SAYS TURKISH FOPULACE IN REBELLION.
LONDON, November 9. Constantinople populace rebellious over war
situation according to a London correspondent. Reported thct Turkish
treasury is empty. Many spies being courtmartialcd and executed.
PARIS SAYS PROGRESS IS SLOW.
PARIS, November 9. Official statement says: '-On front between Dixe
mude and River Lys we have progressed along major portion of line. Our
advance slow because enemy has resumed offensive and because fog retards
WASHINGTON, November 9. Animal foot-and-mouth disaesc in many
large cities, including Chicago, traced to Canadian line. All shipments of
livestock from Canada now quarantined.
SUGAR STAP.TS UPWARDS AGAIN.
HONOLULU, November 9. Sugar advanced today to J8D.20. Higher
prices are expected.
DRY DOCK CONSTRUCTION TO BE RESUMED.
Work on Pearl Harbor dry dock to proceed after a year of negotiation
between contractor and government.
CAPTURE OF GEIER INCORRECT.
Presumably through misinterpretating of a message relative to the intern
ing of the German cruiser Geier at Honolulu, a rumor was current among local
Japanese this morning to effect that the little vessel had slipped out of Hono
lulu harbor after interning, and had been captured by the Japanese cruiser
Hizen. Unless this information reached here through other than regular
channels, there is no truth In it. That any such mesr.age has been received
by the wireless company is absolutely denied.
JAPANESE NEWSPAPER MAN RELEASED.
HONOLULU, November 9. S-!ade, Japanese journalist, arrested by the
Federal authorities on November 2nd, has been released.
RESTARICK DOESN'T WANT SUNDAY.
Bishop Restarick strongly opposes "Billy" Sunday's proposed crusade.
HONOLULU MAN HONORED.
A. B. Angus, Honolulu, apointed deputy supreme chancellor Knights of
RODIEK GETS INTERESTING NEWS.
HONOLULU, November 9. Consul Rodiek publishes in Advertiser as
follows:. "Berlin officially announces that whatever adavantages were won
uuring week were German and Austrian.
TURKS TO INVADE EGYPT.
"Turkish army crossing Sinai peninsula, is marching on Egypt.
"Amur of Afghanistan has transgressed Indian frontier in great strength,
assisted by border tribes.
IS THIS ON ENGLISH COAST?
"British port of Yarmouth bombarded by German ships, November 3.
BRITISH VESSELS STILL MISSING.
"Fate of damaged Glasgow and Otranto not ascertained.
IMMENSE NUMBER OF PRISONERS.
"Number of prisoners in German camps 430,000, among them 192,000
French, 190,000 Russians, remainder Belgians and British, not counting those
interned in Holland."
MANY FIGHTS ON TURKISH BORDER.
LONDON, November 10. Dispatches from Amsterdam say Constantinople
reports officially bombardment of Koslov in Russia. Also that portion of
Russian fleet was shelled but vessels made escape.
Berlin reports Turkish fleet bombarded Poti, fortified Russian seaport in
Trans-Caucasia, doing great damage.
Turkish troops annihilated British marine detachment which occupied
Akabah on Sanai peninsula. Four British cruisers have withdrawn, one re
maining. Petrograd reports that two Turkish divisions with field pieces and
Turkish artillery, attempted flanking movement towards Hassan Kalah hills.
When it became apparent Russian a'tillery began and maintained a vigorous
artillery fire which broke left wing of Turk's army. Whole front followed into
Turkish treasury is empty. German financial advances exhaus.ed. Em
ployees unpaid several months.
ASQUITH PREDICTS RESULTS OF WAR.
LONDON, November 10. At Lord Mayor's banquet last night, Asquith
said England would not sheath the sword until Belgium has recovered more
than she has lost, France is secure against German menace, and the four
nationalities are placed upon an unassailable foundation, and militarism and
Prussia destroyed. Intense enthusiasm followed his remarks.
Dispatches received say advance patrols of Belgians have penetrated
Ostend and Ypres. Everything had been razed by recent terrific fighting
between Dixemude and Lys. French have progressed along major portion
Berlin official announcement says sortie by enemy failed. On Ypres are
STEAMER BURNS AND IS BEACHED.
MELBOURNE, November 10. British steamer Norfolk reported on fire,
has been beached at Port Albert.
FRANCE MAY TABU BOOZE.
PARIS, November 10. Permanent prohibition of manufacture and sale
cf absinthe and kindred alcoholic spirits, may result from war.
RUSSIANS SAID TO BE PROGRESSING.
LONDON, November 10. Russian invasion of East Prussia and Silisia
continues. General fighting on Cerman side of border. Petrograd claims
general advantage from Lygk to Cracow.
REBELS IN SOUTH AFRICA ACTIVE. -LONDON,
November 10. ReL . I general Dewet has dispersed small gov
ernment commando under Cronje at Dronberg.
ANOTHER SEA BATTLE POSSIBLE.
LIMA, PERU, November 10. Dispatches from Chili report heavy can
nonading heard off Coatonel.
DESTRUCTIVE EM DEN'S CAREER ENDED.
LONDON, November 10. The Australian cruiser Sydney, in running fight
with German cruiser Emden, on Monday, riddled that vessel which was fin
ally beached on Cocos Island. She is burning. Sydney's losses slight. Entire
Pacific and Indian oceans now oleared of German warships except for German
n.uadron off Chili coast.
NEWS OF FiGHTING HAS SAME SOUND.
PARIS, November 10. Official statement says violent encounters taking
place between Allies and Cermans between Armentieries and sea. German
attack south of Ypres repulsed. Progress of Allies perceptible between Ypres
and Armentieries and Bay of Bixhoute. British repulsed all attacks on front.
Allies secured gains along line from canal La Basse to river Woevie.
BROKEN DYKES CAUSE TROUBLE.
THIELT, November 10. Cutting of dykes hinders operations of Allies
and Germans. Germans evacuated Middlekirk but Allies cannot occupy this
position because of high water.
IMMIGRATION FALLING OFF SINCE WAR.
WASHINGTON, November 10. Immigration to United States has de
creased 200 per cent since outbreak cf war.
THREE CHRISTIANS FOR ONE MOSLEM.
Turkish commander at Beirut notified Britibii and French commanders
through American consul general that for every Musselman killed in bombard
ment of forts, three French or British subjtcts will be exacted.