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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1914.
Telegraph News of the Week.
URGES JAPANESE TO STRENGTHEN ARMY.
TOKIO, November 20. Count Okuma declared today for larger army
and navy on account of need shown by war.
GERMANS BUSY WITH DEFENSES.
BRUGES, November 20. Large bodies of German englneert are moving
to front. Germans have constructed strong fortifications in rear of present
line as place to fall back upon In case of need. Is believed engineers will
devise new methods of crossing flooded districts of Flanders.
Snow and rain continue. Much sickness. Little fighting now In trenches.
BAD WEATHER LITTLE FIGHTING.
PARIS, November 30. Almost total absence of infantry attacks yester
day. Artillery fire less severe today.
THIS SHOULD BE A BODY BLOW.
LONDON, November 20. Great Britain has prohibited exportation of
tea to any continental country except Spain and Portugal or other allied
power. Believed Germany Is receiving supply through Netherlands.
BIG GERMAN OFFICER DEAD.
BERLIN, November 20. Quartermaster General German army is dead of
heart failure. French attack on Verdune repulsed. Russians retreat north
west of Poland continues.
ENGLAND WILL RAiSE MILLION TROOPS.
LONDON, November 20. House of Commons has passed supplementary
estimate increasing army by one million men.
CARRANZA EVACUATING MEXICO CITY.
WASHINGTON, November 20. Consul Sllliman reports Carranza forces
under Obregan are evacuating Mexico City and entrained for Orizaba. There
Is great unrest.
LODGE CRITICIZES ADMINISTRATION.
WASHINGTON, November 20. Senator Lodge today criticized present
course of administration towards Mexican situation and in regard to Euro
ANOTHER HORNET GETS INTO FRAY.
ALBUQUERQUE, N. M., November 21. Gen. Salzer, Mexican chieftain
In jail here for breaking neutrality, broke jail last night and Is believed to
have crossed border.
HILO RAILROAD PULLING OUT OF HOLE.
HONOLULU, November 20. Hilo Railroad bondholders are being taken
care of.. Earning 4 percent on bonds.
Republican campaign cost $3443.
. ENGLISH THINK GERMANS ARE COMING.
LONDON, November 21. Lack of progress made by Germans In Belgium
and France, and increasing pressure from Russians in east arena, is be
lieved to have caused changes in plans of Germans. Believed now Germany
will make attack on English coast and land expeditionary force regardless
of most desperate nature of such undertaking. British mine field has been
extended to protect all east coast ports.
BALKANS GETTING UNEASY.
BERLIN, November 21. Bombardment of Belgrade and danger of in
vasion of Servla by Austrians has begun to create great uneasiness In Bal
kans as well as In Italy. Bulgaria, especially concerned over outlook.'
RUSSIANS CLAIM PROGRESS IN BIG FIGHTS.
LONDON, November 21. Two big battles are taking place in Poland and
in East Prussia, where Russian invasion is being pushed with great determ
ination. Troops are advancing slowly through difficult country surrounding
the Mazurian Lakes.
Russia last night claimed partial victory already gained In big battle.
Conflicting reports received regarding battle in Poland.
Seige of Przemysl rapidly nearing end. Force is fast succumbing to
rain of projectiles, which Russian siege guns have been pouring on them for
past three weeks. Outer defenses captured and trenches dug by defenders
are now filled with Russian riflemen. Many of these trenches are filled
with lime, which is taken as confirmation of report that garrison of forts
are suffering from cholera.
NOTHING MORE FROM TENNESSEE.
WASHINGTON, November 21. Still no word regarding Smyrna incident.
STORM KING RULES IN EASTERN STATES.
SAN FRANCISCO, November 21. A general snow-storm raged through
out eastern states yesterday.
CALVE WILL BECOME A NURSE.
Letters received here state Madam Calve will enter hospital to help
wounded in Paris.
WOOL MUST REMAIN CONTRABAND. "
WASHINGTON, Novembre 21. Britain declines to modify embargo plac
ed on wool.
MEXICAN SITUATION GROWS HELPLESS.
WASHINGTON, November 21. Mexican situation daily becoming more
confused and more hopeless.
No close connection between generals on either side. Provisional presi
dent returns at head of forces of convention troops to number 60,000, and
is now advancing against position held by Carranza.
Villa Is leading one force towards capital. Another is marching towards
Guadalajara. A third is approaching Tampico. Blanco, imprisoned in City of
Mexico by Obregan, was relieved by his friends and taken as head of city
TURKS SAY THEY DIDN'T MEAN IT.
WASHINGTON, November 21 Jos. P. Tumulty, secretary to the Presi
dent, announced today that first cable message from Captain Decker of the
U. S. 8. Tennessee, regarding firing of Smyrna forts on the cruiser, con
tained word that no hostile action was intended. Smyrna had been a closed
port since war began. First shot was intended as a warning.
HARVARD DEFEATS YALE.
NEW HAVEN, November 21. Harvard beat Yale in football, 36 ot 0.
PIONEER PINEAPPLE MAN DEAD.
HONOLULU, November 21. A. W. Eames is dead from operation.
APPREHENSION IN VERA CRUZ.
- VERA CRUZ, November 22. Many residents are nervously apprehensive
of what will follow the withdrawal of Funston and brigade tomorrow. Pro
tection is expected from guns of warships which have not been included in
order to move north. The steamer Antilla has been chartered by the Amer
ican government, to carry civilian refugees north and among passengers will
be many priests and nuns. Trains arriving from north and those going to
capital have been fired upon by snipers. .
SMALL POX SCARE IN CUBA.
HAVANA, November 22. Small pox scare was started by discovery of
several cases in outlying districts.
ALLEGED SPY CLAIMS TO BE AMERICAN.
LONDON, November 22. A man claiming to be Bridgman Taylor, of
El Paso, was arrested as spy for Germany. Scotland Yard authorities say
he Is moss-vendor Goltz. The charge against him is of being an unregistered
German.- He will be court-martialed.
REVOLUTIONARY PLOT IN RUSSIA.
PETROGRAD, November 22. A revolutionary plot involving several
members 'of the Douma has been discovered and a number of arrests made.
" . ARIZONANS STILL BARBARIANS.
PHOENIX, November 22. Vote of people sustaining death penalty will
send eleven murderers to gallows.
FORMER GERMAN STEAMER CAPTURED BY GERMANS.
SANTIAGO, Chili, Novecmber 22. American steamer Sacramento, form
erly the German steamer Alexander, is reported seized by German cruiser
and taken to San Juan Fernandez and relieved of her cargo of coal and
MILLIONS IN DEATH STRUGGLE.
LONDON, November 22. Seven million men are in death struggle along
Russo-German line, with odds 4 to 3 in favor of Russians. Critical struggle
of war not yet decided.
SCANDINAVIA MAY BECOME INVOLVED.
OTTAWA, November 22. Further complications in European war In
volving Scandinavian nations is foreshadowed by receipt of instructions frort
their governments ordering all reservists of Swedish and Danish armies to
return to their homes,
ington for ten days.
BIGAMIST BREAKS JAIL.
HONOLULU, November 22 John Apio, bigamist, escaped Jail Saturday
afternoon. Not yet caught.
JAPANESE PROTEST AGAINST NO-FLYING ORDER.
Japanese held mass meeting and protested against governor regarding
GERMAN CONSUL GETS NEWS OF GERMAN SUCCESSES.
HONOLULU, November 22. The local German consul has received a
cable stating: "War situation in Galicia rapidly improving for Austrians.
Main positions of Servians stormed and power of military resistance broken.
The Turks are successfully pursuing Russians in Caucasus, and British
forces were attacken on Persian frontier and suffered heavy losses.. France
has declared her inability to pay second Instalment of Greek loan.
Consul for Austria-Hungary has received cable announcing that Russian
government will pay a bounty of 800,000 rubles for assassination of com
manding generals of Austria-Hungary army. One attempt has been made and
GERMANY GETTING READY TO USE FLEET.
THE HAGUE, November 23. That German navy is preparing sortie In
the North Sea, to engage British, is belief of returned fishermen who report
that Prince Henry of Prussia has completed inspection of vessels at Emden.
Port is filled with flotillas of torpedo boats and submarines which appear to
be in highest state of readiness for active service. Believed German fleet
will sail for North Sea on receipt of orders, and that a great conflict is
BELGIANS NOW GETTING AMERICAN RELIEF.
LONDON, November 23. Many thousand tons of food stuffs received
at Rotterdam for Belgium sufferers from American sources. To date 23,200
tons already been distributed among destitute.
GREAT GERMAN SUCCESSES REPORTED.
LONDON, November 23. Reported here von Hindenberg's success in
Poland, was even greater than at first disclosed. The advance of this German
army is now within thirty miles of Warsaw. No official communication of
this yet received here.
Vienna reports that German and Austrian attacks in Poland continually
successful, while Russian counter attacks have been repulsed.
RUSSIAN REPORTS DON'T CONFIRM.
In spite of these reports announcements from Petrograd are unchanged
In tenor from those of past week. No mention is made of victorious advance
by Germans and Russians report capture of Novysandoc, fifty miles south
Between the Warthe and the Vistula, fighting continues with great per
sistence and we have obtained partial successes.
Governor of Cracow has issued orders compelling all civilians to leave
city on penalty of being courtmartialed.
Austrians report capture of 13,000 Serbs.
HEAVY FIGHTING IN FRANCE AND BELGIUM.
-LONDON, November 23. Fighting was general along entire western front
cf Allies line in France and Belgium, yesterday. In Belgium, Germans we're
strongly on offensive, artillery being in force before British position at Ypres.
Although greater length of line, French artillery was much the more active
Fighting confined to artillery. Ypres was subjected to terrific bombard
ment and town suffered greatly.
In region of Soissons and Vaillay, which is elbow Allies line, cannonading
was effective and particularly heavy, Germans having superiority in number
Official report says elsewhere in France there was no activity.
CONGRESS WILL TAKE UP DEFENSE. PROBLEM.
WASHINGTON, November 23. Matter of national defense will be probed
WILL EVACUATE vRA CRUZ.
Americans will evacuate Vera Cruz today. This will remove possible
cause international friction.
STATE READY TO TAKE CHARGE.
DENVER, November 23. Committee investigating miners' trouble reports
Governor of State is ready to re-assert state sovereignty over district where
federal troops have been in control.
KUHIO PUTS OFF HIS DEPARTURE.
HONOLULU, November 23. Kuhio has postponed departure for Wash-
OLD HONOLULU CITIZEN DEAD.
HONOLULU, November 23. M. R .Counter, jeweler, died today.
STAINBACK FINDS LUNA WAS BRUTAL.
Luna Kertnedey, of prison staff, recommended for thirty days suspension
by Attorney General Stainback, for brutality In connection with capture of
BAD WEATHER IN WAR ZONE.
HONOLULU, November 23. Consul Rodiek has following cable: "Ex
pected progress in France retarded by terrific rains and storms lasting one
week. Important gains made everywhere, especially in north."
DIPLOMATS DON'T TRUST CARRANZA.
CITY OF MEXICO, November 23. Diplomatic corps has refused to ac
company Carranza to capital. Is now at Orizaba. Obregon also declines to
abandon Mexico City.
QUIET BUT NERVOUS.
VERA CRUZ, November 23. Evacuation of American troops begun to
day. Inhabitants nervous. City quiet.
CONFLICTING REPORTS REGARDING POLAND.
LONDON, November 23. Berlin exultant over prospect of great victory
in Poland. Experts here profess to see greatest significance In today's dis
patches from Berlin acknowledging arrival of reinforcements to Russian army,
which has postponed decisive fighting in Poland. Official dispatches from
Petrograd report both wings advancing steadily indicating that outcome of
center is considered certain.
GERMANS CLAIM SUCCESS IN ARGONNE.
BERLIN, November 23. In farthest Argonne we gained step by step
wrenching one support after another from French and taking prisoners daily
BIG FOREST FIRES RAGING.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., November 23. Smoke from forest fire so dense
that trains are running on slow orders.
CHICAGO STOCK EXCHANGE RESUMES.
CHICAGO. November 23. Stock Exchange open again. First in world
to open since war.
NO DISPLAY IN WASHINGTON THIS YEAR.
WASHINGTON, November 23. President will spend Thanksgiving Day
with daughter in Williamstown. All state functions and reception, including
New Year's dinner, abandoned on account of death of Mrs. Wilson.
FREAR ON WAY HOME.
8AN FRANCISCO, November 23. Ex-Governor, Walter F. Frear, re
turns by Matsonia on 8th.
WHEN YOUR HOUSE BURNS
YOU HAVE INSURANCE TO COVER AT LEAST A PART OF YOUR
LOSS. BUT YOU CAN'T HAVE VALUABLE PArERS INSURED AND
OFTEN TIMES THEY ARE WORTH MORE TO YOU THAN ALL OF THP
CONTENTS OF YOUR HOME.
A SAFETY DEPOSIT BOX AT THIS BANK WILL INSURE PER
FECT SAFETY TO YOUR VALUABLE PAPERS INSURANCE TOLICIES.
DEEDS. MORTGAGES, ETC., AND YOU WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THEM
BY AN INDIVIDUAL KEY. .
AND THE COST IS MUCH LESS THAN THE WOiJRY HAS BEEN.
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK
CAPITAL, : : :
SURPLUS, : : :
C. H. Cooke, President
C. D. Lufkin, Cashier
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Simply write us and ask for a blank FOOTOGRAPH CHART.
When It somes, place your foot on it and draw the outline. Send
it to us with your order for any style of shoe you desire. When
the shoes are tried on you'll find them to be a perfect and accurate
fit. .The most scientific system in the world, and controlled by us
for this Territory.
We shall issue Shoe Orders for Christmas Gifts, as usual. You
can buy one for any amount you wish. The recipient will be very
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(REGAL SHOE STORE)
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P. O. Box 83
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Successors to LEE HOP
General Hardware, Enamelware, Oil Stoves, Twines
Mattings, Wall Papers, Mattresses, Etc., Etc., -Etc.
COFFINS MADE AT SHORT NOTICE.
OUR NEW SERVICE
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THE SAME TIME GIVING OUR EMPLOY
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DAILY, EXCEPT SUNDAY
6:30 a. in. to 11:15 p. m.
Sunday, 8 a. m. to 12 m.; 5 p. m. to 8:SO
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