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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1914.
Telegraph News of the WeekJj
EXPERT8 THINK GERMANS ARE NEARINQ END.
PARI8, November 13 Threatened German advance to seacoast la block
ed to long aa Allies hold Yprea. It la argued by military experta that ao long
at they hold Yprea German cannot advance near La Basse and Bethuelt.
hut If Allies are able to advance from Yprea they will manage left flank thia
part of German forcea and Germana will be compelled to evacute Lille and
abandon hope of reaching coast. Conviction la growing that German strategic
offensive Is nearing close and war Is about to enter third phase of western
tnd eastern frontier.
BERLIN 8AY3 ALL IS WELL.
BERLIN, November 13. Marines Inflicted heavy losses and captured 700
of enemy at Njeuport. Attacka on Yprea progressing favorably.. Another
1000 prisoners taken here. Fierce attack by French eaat and west of Soissons
repulsed with heavy lost to enemy.
BRITISH LOSS 16 2-3 PER CENT.
LONDON, November 13. British catualtiea 50,000 up to October 31,
Including all ranka. Briton hat 300,000 men in field.
EAST PRUSSIA NOW CHIEF STORM CENTER.
LONDON, November 14. East Prussia, Into which Ruttlana are pouring,
In ever Increaaing numbert It now regarded aa center of gravity of war. Tre
mendous battle la developing. Rustiant on offensive, Germans falling back,
fighting rear guard action and retarding Slav avalanchea until defentive posi
tions are reached.
Ruttiant vigorously carrying out great enveloping movement along 130
mlle front in Poland. Retreat of German corpa perfectly cut off. Invaders
deaperately on offensive attempting to cut way through Slav column, which
hems them In.
Activity south and west Warthe river not allowed to Interfere with main
purpose of Russian which Is now believed to be capture of Danzig.
Russian everywhere are advancing in great force. Petrograd reports
German repulsed on both bank of Vistula. German falling back towarda
Vienna officially admita evacuation of eastern Galicia, but claim victory
over Servian, having croased the Danube and driven back defending armlet
Germana have not Improved In West Flanders.
DIXEMUDE RETAKEN BY FRENCH FORCES.
LONDON, November 14. Germana lott main advantage gained in fight
ing last three dayt, being driven out of Dixemude, which town French re
occupied. The Germane' position was tubjected to a terrific tharpnel fire
by French artillery under cover of which French marines were enabled to
approach trenches and deliver bayonet charge. The shrapnel fire was so
severe It threatened to exterminate the Germans, and teeing it waa untenable
and death rate terribly excessive, they retreated before bayonet attack.
Allies have taken offensive along several parts of Belgian line. Have
made progress south of Dixechoote.
AUSTRIANS ADMIT EVACUATION OF GALICIA.
VIENNA, November 14. Abandonment eastern Galicia by Austrians
officially announced yesterday.
Ruesiant now hold Important poaitiont between Przemysl and Cracow.
Russians hold bridges crotsing Danajes river here.
NEW YORK, November 14. Letters from Ireland confirm rumor that
British super-dreadnought met with disaster. White Star liner Olympic res
cued the whole crew.
SATURDAY'S FOOTBALL RESULTS.
NEW YORK, November 14. Yale't defeat of Princeton, Brown tying
Harvard, and Michigan defeating Cornell, were the feature of today' grid
Iron in the East.
8AN FRANCISCO, November 14. In the end of the first half of champ
ionship rugby game between California and Stanford, Stanford lead with
ten points to California' five.
AMSTERDAM, November 14. Allies patrols now reconnoitering within
few mile of Ostend.
LONDON, November 14. Unofficial report agree that assault of Allies
Turk and Russian both claim advance In fighting along Caucasian
border. Turk renew their claim of victory over Russians. Assert that
Russian lost 4000 dead and wounded and 500 prisonert In recent fighting.
WOULDN'T LET McCARN QUIT.
HONOLULU, November 14. McCarn is to continue In office, say official
cablegram from Washington. Committee refused to accept retignation.
BIG BELGIAN FUND.
Belgian relief fund today reachet $32,000 In Honolulu.
EGYPTIAN TROOPS MUTINY.
BERLIN, November 15. Fighting ha already occurred In Egypt near
Suei Canal. Native troops have mutinied.
DESPERATE FIGHTING BUT NO RESULTS.
LONDON, November 15. No resultt from four weekt fighting In Flanders
during which Germana have attempted to occupy channel ports of Dunkirk
and Calais. Germans thrown against Allies line between Nieuport on coatt and
Armentierea on Franco-Belgian border aeeking weak spot In defenses. Ger
man are suffering terribly. Allies hold ground but made no progress. Ad
vancing along coast to Ostend under cover of three British monitor, which
is on distinctive feature of fighting In Flanders.
Report from Paria state there Is vigorous fighting along Allies right
wing and In center along Aisne. Battle particularly brisk at Argonne forest
region and before Verdune.
Montenegran have repulsed Austrian army sent against their position
In Herzegovnla and have resumed advance.
Auatrian avlatora dropped five bombs upon Antivarl ,with evident object
to kill Crown Prince; the house he occupied being singled out a target dia
In report coming from Petrograd and Constantinople, via Berlin, Rus
sian claim to have successfully Invaded Turkish territory, while official re
port of Turk say their armies occupy position on Russian soil and have
captured a number of prisoners.
BOMB OUTRAGE FOILED.
NEW YORK, November 15. A bomb wa found under the office of the
District Attorney In the Tombs building. Fuse wa put out by an officer.
CANAL NEUTRALITY TO BE PRESERVED.
WASHINGTON, November 15. President Wilson Issued a proclamation
yesterday supplementary to existing regulation for preservation of neutrality
in Panaam Canal and Canal Zone during European war.
SANTA CLAUS SHIP SAILS.
NEW YORK, November 15. Santa Clau ahip, carrying cheer to children
In war stricken countries, sailed yesterday.
WASHINGTON, November 15. The super-dreadnought California will
have electrically driven engines, being the first to be used In the navy.
8AN FRANCISCO, November 15. Francis B. Smith, who had charge of
building Pearl Harbor dry dock, will resume operation under new agreement
with the government
BAD WEATHER HAMPERING OPERATIONS.
LONDON, November 16. Advice from front say that French are holding
line from their Belgian border to Olse river, endeavoring to dislodge Ger
man from their position b yregular siege operations, pushing forward series
of approaches and parallels to enable them to get within striking distance.
German are reported to be turning Belgium into a fortress, preparing
to spend tjie winter there, If unable to advance. Whole portion of Belgian
coast in hand of German I being prepared for safe defente.
Temper of the people wa indicated when fete day of King Albert wa
enthusiastically celebrated throughout England and France.
There wa lull in fighting in Flanders yesterday.
A severe storm is raging, drenching armies In deluge, filling trenches
with water and turning fields into quagmires.
French report that Germans are held in check south of Ypres. Operations
against them on Yser Canal were successful to some extent.
Paria said last night that most notable feature of day was throwing
enemy back on Yser canal. With success of this operation, Germans com
pletely evacuated left bank, which they had held. Result of day's fighting
showed enemy had no success In offensive movements south of Ypres.
Berlin reports nothing of Yser operations but reports capture of some
French and British toldiert and a gain on Aisne river line in Argonne region.
Berlin officially reports that. Germans made little progress in right wing
yesterday, owing to unfavorable weather In forests of Argonne. They suc
ceeded In capturing strong French tupporting point, after blowing up defent
ive work theltering this position.
Russia continues to report progress in offensive movements against Ger
man in Poland and East Prussia and against Austrians In Galicia. Petro
grad announced yesterday that operations in East Prussia are favorable.
Northwest of Warsaw a battle is developing on left bank of Vistula, along
fifty mile front from Kluk to Warth river, and on south, twenty-five milet
from frontier, in neighborhood of Fzemsfothawa. Farther south, Russians
report enemy failed in attempting to take offensive. Russian march on Cracow
continues without check. Retiring Austriani in Galicia aeek to reorganize
for defente of atrateglc point on San River.
EXPENSIVE GAME, THIS WAR PLAY.
LONDON, November 16. Aaquith in an address today, ttated that the
war it costing Great Britain between $4,000,000 and $5,000,000 daily.
EGYPT LIKELY SOON TO BE EMBROILED.
BERLIN, November 16. Dispatches from Constantinople report that
Khedive will shortly assume Turkish operations against Great Britain in
RUSSIANS CHECKED BY TURKS.
LONDON, November 16. It is acknowledged at Petrograd that severe
Turkish attack hat checked Russian advance in Caucasus. Official Turkish
statement taya Russian have lost heavily.
ENGLAND HELPING GREECE TO GET NAVY.
LONDON, November 16. Announcement made in Greecian chamber of
deputies that Great Britain is advancing Greece $8,000,000 to build warships
in British yards.
POPE URGING PEACE.
ROME, November 16. Pope Benedict urges peace in war-torn Europe,
and givee four reatons for war.
GERMANS LOSE REGIMENT.
PARIS, November 16. Yesterday's fighting along Yser from Nieuport to
Dixemude, consisted only of artillery exchange. Germans forces endeavored
to cross canal were driven beyond bridges. One regiment completely des
troyed south of Dixechoote.
RUSSIA TRYING TO CRUSH AUSTRIA.
LONDON, November 16. Russians are apparently concentrating on
Cracow and Przemysl, striving to crush Austrians before making main attack
GERMANS PREPARING FOR STRONG DEFENSE.
Dispatch from Copenhagen says Germans are concentrating great armies
to defend eastern border from Russian attack.
NEW BANKING SYSTEM STARTS.
WASHINGTON, November 16. Regional reserve banks will be inaugu
rated today. The organization has 7500 national banks as members of twelve
district institutions. Will control quarter billion of money.
OREGON ABOLISHES DEATH PENALTY.
PORTLAND, Oregon, Novembre 16. By a majority vote of 58 the death
penalty has been abolished In this State. -
CHICAGO, November 16. Stock yard will be reopened today, having
been fumigated for foot and mouth diseases.
SAN FRANCISCO, November 16. The Fair will be opened on schedule
time. Exihibtt from foreign countriet have already arrived. ' ,
MEXICANS WANT OUR TROOPS REMOVED.
WASHINGTON, November 16. Guiterrez, provisional president, asks
that American troops be withdrawn and guarantee! safety to Americana.
OUR GOVERNMENT KEPT BRITISH SECRET.
WASHINGTON, November 16. This government knew of Audacious
disaster but kept it secret at request of British government.
MAY BRING CHARGES AGAINST ROSE.
HONOLULU, November 16. Sheriff Rose may face charge of malfeasance
aa outcome of defiance of Civil Service Commission in appointing Katakiela
POSTAL CLERK IN SERIOUS TROUBLE.
Henry Smith, a post office clerk, is under arrest for embezzlement of
C. O. D. funds. The amount is said to be $500.
F0R3CS POOMED FOR COUNTY ENGINEER.
HONOLULU, November 16. Superintendent of Public Works Forbes is
being boomed for County Engineer.
HOLLAND URGING PEACE EFFORTS.
LONDON, November 17. Advices from Holland say that Handelsblat
urges Queen Wilhelmina to consult with President Wilson regarding finding
place for peace settlement between warring nations. Minister van Dyke is
bearing message to President with this in view.
LONDON, November 17. Earl Roberts will be buried at Ascot.
MINE EXPLODES ON SHORE.
A mine which washed ashore at Capele, on coast of Holland, burst while
number of people were handling it. Several were killed.
SAYS ENGLISH ARE HUMANE.
Home Secretary McKenna says: "Britons treat prisoners of war humane
ly. Number interned, but at large, 29,000."
CRACOW PARTLY INVESTED, IS BURNING.
LONDON, November 17. Capture of Cracow by Russians would mean
that key to industrial situation of all Silisia will fall into their hands, striking
a vital economic blow to Germany. Inhabitants of Cracow are leaving city
which is burning in part. Russians who have partly invaded it advanced on
the town In overwhelming force.
PRINCE OF WALES GOES TO FRONT.
LONDON, November 17. Prince of Wales has overcome difficulties and
gone to hi regiment at front.
BERLIN, November 17. Occupation of Belgrade by Servian troop immi
nent. DOUBTFUL CAUSE FOR CONGRATULATION.
LONDON, November 17. Col.winton, military observer with British
army in Flanders says: "We have the satisfaction of knowing that we have
foiled enemy's main objective in western theater of war and have inflicted
enormously greater losses upon him."
FIGHTING AGAIN IS VIOLENT.
PARIS, November 17. Cannonading has been resumed at Nieuport, Dixe
mude and Ypres with renewed violence. South of Dixemude Allies artillery
ha checked German advance. Inundated country also prevents offensive
operations. Enemy ha been compelled to evacuate part of trenches on
account of heavy floods. Allies have progressed between Dixchoote and canal.
- Government commission is carefully noting all needless destruction by
Germans. Estimated losses sustained by France without military justification
now amount to several million. St. Die, as an Instance, was occupied by
German for a fortnight during which time forty house were burned valued
at 600,000 franc.
GERMANS DENY AMERICAN AID IS UNWELCOME.
BERLIN, November 17. Government denies that American aid to Bel
gian I being refused or in any way crippled. Such help is highly appre
ciated by Germany.
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OFTEN TIMES THEY ARE WORTH MORE TO YOU THAN ALL OF THE
CONTENTS OF YOUR HOME.
A SAFETY DEPOSIT POX AT THIS BANK WILL INSURE PER
FECT SAFETY TO YOUR VALUABLE FA PERS--INSURANCE TOLICIES,
DEEDS, MORTGAGES, ETC., AND YOU WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THEM
BY AN INDIVIDUAL KEY.
AND THE COST IS MUCH LESS THAN THE WOJ.RY HAS KEEN.
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK
SURPLUS, : :
C. H. Cooke, President
C. D. Lufkin, Cdshier
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