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Monday, August 1 7.
Sugar: Raws, 6.52; beets, no sale since war Segan.
AMERICA AND THE WAR
'Washington Government officials here believe America will as
sume attitude of passive observer in the present crisis in the Far East
as well as in the European war, in event of Japan declaring war on
Japan has assured U. S. Ambassador Guthrie that the integrity of
China will be maintained.
SOCIALISTS IN REVOLT
London The Socialists of Germany are rising in revolt as a re
sult of the execution of Dr. Liebnecht, the great Socialist leader of
Germany. Announcement of revolt was brought to Rome by refugees.
IDZUMA AT SAN DIEGO.
San Diego The Japanese cruiser ld.uina will remain in this pott
not longer than twenty-four hours, permission having been given for
her to land 500 tons of coal today.
WILL DEFEND KIAUCIIAU.
Washington Germany will defend Kiauchau from the landslide,
as she is without battleships there; and mine the harbor and depend
upon the strength of the fortress to protect the position against land
RUMORED NAVAL BATTLE.
Nishi Renter's news agency savs that two Austrian warships
were sunk, another burned and a fourth fled after one hour's battle
with a French squadron in the Adriatic Sea off Budai,
NEWS FROM BATTLE FRONT.
London Despite repulses, the Germans are steadily advancing to
ward a decisive encounter with the combined armies on the French
frontier. The Germans in a stubborn battle met defeat today at the
hands of the entrenched Belgians and French troops. The French
forces control the passes in the Vosges mountains.
Tokio It is expected here that war will follow Japan's ultimatum
to Germany. On account of impaired and uncertain facilities of com
munication, the ultimatum was forwarded through six different chan
nels. JAPAN TO AMERICA.
Washington Ambassador Chinda today delivered to Secretary of
State Bryan a written announcement of Japan's ultimatum to Germany
in relation to the situation in the Far East. He informed the Secretary
that the utmost endeavor will be made by Tapan in the interest of
America and all other nations not immediately concerned in the pre
SITUATION IN BULGARIA
London A state of siege declared in Bulgaria as a precautionary
Washington Great Britain is reported as insisting upon the ful
fillment of the terms of the treaty with Japan as to the situation in the
Far East on the ground that her special interests are endangered.
A PARIS REPORT
Baris Fighting Is taking place around Diuant. The French cap
tured more than 500 prisoners.
BASEBALL AT HONOLULU
Honolulu The Chinese defeated the P.' A. C. team in a twelve
inning game eight to seven.
Sunday, August 1 6.
GREAT BATTLE IS ON.
Paris The greatest battle of modern history has begun.
The battle front extends from Basel, on the north Swiss boundary, along the
Swiss and Farnco boundary to Maastricht in the province of Limbourg, along the
Vosges mountains, the boundary between France and Germany; also traversing the
Grand Duchy ot Luxemburg, and along the valley of the Meuse and in Holland, the
main German and Franco- Belgian armies face each other in many places.
Fighting has begun.
This information is given out officially by the Minister of War to prepare the
public for receipt of big news commencing to arrive.
Several million troops on each side.
No definite news of battle results expected for eight days.
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JAPAN MAKES DEMANDS.
Tokio Japan has sent an ultimatum to Germany demanding the
withdrawal of warships from Asiatic waters and the evacuation of Kai
uchau. Unless the terms are accepted unconditionally by Sunday
next, Japan will take action to enforce the same.
MOVEMENTS OF FRENCH.
Paris France today began an offensive campaign against the
Germans. General advance in force started huge army of the first
French line, reinforced by many thousands ef Bristish infantry and
cavalry, rolling Northward, and the cry "On to Belgium"! echoes
through the land Head of main French line has pushed forward to
Saarbourg, into Lorraine. The army stretches back acioss the French
line to Luneville. thirty miles, which is French base. The French
have taken Thaan, in upper Alsace.
ItSs rumored that the Russians will invade from' the east.
REPORT FROM LONDON.
London Two thousand persons expelled from Metr. suspected ot
French sympathies. Official report from Paris ws that Germans
could not feed them.
CENSORSHIP LOOSENING UP.
Washington-Grent Britain. France and Russia have intimated
that stric t censorship will not be enforced.
JAPAN AND ENGLAND.
London Reliable Japanese news agency received word from To
kio that no explanation is needed relative to discharging treaty obli
gations with Great Britain.
MAKING FOR STRASSBURG.
New York -From the British News Bureau comes the report that
the invaders are working their way steadily in the direction of Strass
burg the most important city in the province. The army of occupation
has met resistance, the Germans attempting to dislodge them from
portions north oIMulhausen The other part of army is entering the pro
vince through the passes in the mountains which mark the Alsace
French line. The advance of this line has occupied Saales, forty-five
miles west of Mulhausen.
MOSQUITOES AFTER THE TURKEY.
Washington Reports received by diplomatic circles stale that tlx
Balkan States are actively forming a coumion aamsi iuicy mm u.
assume an offensive attack on the Ottoman Empire.
PASSENGERS FROM EUROPE I
New York The steamship Celtic arrived today with 300 passen-j
gers in the steerage. One American offered $2,700 for a ticket from
MEXICO CITY TAKEN
1 Mexico The Constitutionalist army has entered the City of,
Mexico without resistance. Aineticaii and Mexican flags fly side bv
PLAGUE IN NEW ORLEANS.
New Orleans The fifth death from lagtie occuted in this city
Saturday, August I 5.
Sugar: Raw. 6.53: beets, unchanged.
Honolulu War news received here seems to confirm the reports
of the past week in regard to operations in and around Liege.
JAPAN TO HELP ENGLAND.
London The Daily Telegraph savs todav that it is learned from
diplomatic sources that Japan intends to perform the lull obligations
of the Anglo-Japanese treaty. The Japanese r.avy has sailed to carry
out this part ot pact. Will co-operat with Britisn forces against ene
mies in the Pacific.
GERMANS ATTACK FORTS
Brussels At an early hour this morning the Germans are attempt
ing to take Fort Pontisse and its neighbor fortifications west of the
Meuse by assault, no longer rtlying on artillery. Defenders making
stout lesistance, although attack is in great force. The Girmans are
losing heavily, but advancing determinedly.
Germany is said to have sold the cruisers Bieslau and Goebel to
Turkey for $20,000,000, which may bring about wur between Turkey
Transportation of French troops expected in Belgium to complete
various lints of defense, to prepare- for battle. No decisive battle on
Alsation frontier yesterday. Armies are near together, skirmishing.
CABLE COS. OBJECT.
Washington The cable companies have again protested against
the unreasonableness of the government in the matter of censorship.
OPINION OF LONDON.
London The opinion is expressed here that unless Germany is able
soon to dispose of opposition she is meeting in attempted invasion of
France through Belgium, she must choose between withdrawing the
greater part of her armv from the west of Germany, or leaving the
road to Berlin open to the forces of the Czar. Russia now has 2.000,
000 men on Austraii and German frontiers, ready to advance; and a
force of half a million men on the Black Sea ready to engage with
Turkey should that Power show any indication of assisting Austria
against Servia or attempt to engage in war with the Greeks.
GERMANS MAKE ADVANCE
Belmont In spite ot losses, the German line made pronounced
advance today. Belgians have formed formidable defense around Na
mur, where thay will make a second stand.
London It is reliably understood that Russia has mobilized
2,000,000 soldiers on the German and Austrian frontiers, 500,000 on
the Turkish and Roumanian frontier aiid is holding 3,000.000 in re
serve. A BELGIAN REPORT
Brussols Germany sent 10,000 men against 7,000 Belgians in an
attempt to clear the path for the German advance. The Germans lost
3,000 men in the encounter. The plan necessited crossing the river at
Haslan under a heavy fire. Individual Belgians are making captures
AVIATORS FARE BADLY.
Three German avitors brought to ground by artillery fire, two of
them killed and one mortally wounded.
PRICES HIGH IN AUSTRIA.
Vienna This city is almost deserted. Police open all letters to
foreigners Foodstuffs have reached ruinous prices.
STOCK BROKERS FAIL.
San Francisco J. C, Wilson & Co , prominent brokers, have gone
into voluntary bankruptcy.
DOWN IN MEXICO.
Mexico Citv The capital is quiet pending the arrival of General
PANAMA CANAL OPEN TODAY
Gatun. Panama The Panama canal will be formally opened by
the passage of the steamer Ancon and official party through the locks
todav. The Ancon will be commanded by Capt. Sukeforth.
P. M. G. AFTER BEET MEN
Washington -Postmaster General Burleson is going to sue the
beet sugar men to recover $57,000 postage on a pamphlet circulated
bv the organization.
Interne Thomas, of the Queen's hospital, is accused of. inhumane
ly treating a patient. It is alleged that a boy in the hospital found to
be afflicted with tubercclosis was left by the interne or the sidewalk in
front of the police station,
Friday, August 14.
Sugar: Raws. 5.95; beets, unchanged.
A private wire from Williams, Dimond & Co., San Francisco,
received in Honolulu late yesterday afternoon, reported a sale of
sugar at 6.52.
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