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THE GARDEN ISLAND TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 8, 1914
LATEST WIRELESS NEWS
Continued from page 5.
Sunday, Sept. 6.
Sugar: Raws, 6.02; bicts, not quoted.
GERMANS IN BELGIUM
London The Germans have assumed the offensive in the north
of Belgium. A force moving from Brussels is advancing with a view to
cutting Antwerp off from communication with Ostend. To embarrass
tVie German advance, the Belgians are fallinv back toward Antwerp,
cutting the dykes as they retreat and inundating the country with
water. It i.i possible that the move of the Germans may have Ostend,
with its British-Russian arm , as an objective, instead of Antwetp,
which is heavilv defended.
The Germans !)iirned houses and the railway depot at Buggeii
hout, and cut telegraph wires. Communication between Ghent and
Antwerp., via Dendcrmondc, was cut yesterday and later it was
learned that Derrdermonde had been occupied by the Germans.
GERMANS AND FRENCH
The situation between the German and French armies last night
is officially reported as unchanged.
The enveloping movement of the Germans has been definitely
checked by the Allies.
Defensive work at Paris is proceeding actively and on a vast scale.
Germans reported as moving farther south-eastward, and to have evac
uated country between Scnlis and Compeigne. The invaders have
found the defenses around Paris. too strong and have suddenly changed
their tactics, presumably to trv and discover a weak spot.
The bombai dmcnt of Mauberge, on the Belgian border, continues
with extreme vigor. Three of the forts have been destroyed, but the
city holds out.
A despatch from Antwcro correspondent of the Observer says that
o noo alluminum plates used for indenti ficatiou of Gennad soldiers
killed in battle have .reached Brussels from France. Thev are consigned
to Berlin Each represents the bodv of a German soldier killed in
battle on foreign soil on way to Paris.
The Italians here will aid British in the war against the Germans.
The first-class fortress in the department of Nord has fallen.
REPORT FROM PARIS.
Pans A Copenhagen despatch to the limes, Pans, yesterday says
that it i feared in Vienna that that city will be in the grip of a famine
before another two weeks have passed. J50.000 people are idle, throng
ing the city, without food, or money with which to pay for supplies. A
majority of the stores are closed and every manufacturing plant is idle.
BATTLE OF 3,000,000 MEN
London Three million Austrians and Russians were engaged on
September 2 in a line of battle 610 miles long.
Geneva The Austrian army operating in Galiciahas been thrown
back against the "Carpathian mountains, through the passes of which
the remnants are streaming into Hungary.
SUGAR GETTING SCARCE
Stn Francisco -Scarcity of sugar in the east, induced bv the stop
;age of production of beet sugar in Europe, may compel the import
ing of sugar from Peru for western America.
Saturday, September 5.
Sugar: Raws, advanced to 6.02: beets, still no sale.
ANOTHER NAVAL BATTLE
London An official report given out by the Press Bureau indi
'cates that there has been another naval battle in the North Sea, in
which a German torpedo flotilla took part. Whatever casualties were
sustained bv the British are not mentioned in the announcement. Sev
eral German vessels of the (unintelligible) class have been sunk near
the entrance to the Kiel Canal and seven others were forced to enter
the canal for safety.
A British torpedo boat was sunk in an attempt to render aid to
the crew of a merchantman which had foundered after striking a mine.
British submarine sunk.
German aeroplane disabled unci floating sixty miles off Harwich.
Aviator and mechanic rescued.
British cruiser sank Austrian steamer Bathoni in the Bay of -Bis
cay yesterday afternoon. i
FREMIER ARQlilTH TALKS. ,
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, ,., .c... i.k ,,u3 wu,, nm.i . M.u. . , . ,dealer9 aiu1 manufacturers, ! Federal
n.ie noun uuii ;iumiu: iui j'liwe .uju luiiiiuii in uiiccwon 1
look. Nearly .iOO.OOO men have been recrmtted for service, and In
dian troops are now on the way to join the colors. The Empire is
engaged with its whole strength in the bloody arbitrament of might
against right. We must neither underestimate the enemy's strength
nor belittle our own resources.
NORTH DAKOTA WARNED
Washington - The Porte (Turkish) has notified the State Depait
nient that it cannot grant permission izr the IT. S. cruiser North Da
kota to enter the Dardanelles on account of the fact that the strait is
litured with floating mines. The North Dakota is taking money for
the relief of Americans itranded in Turkey.
SHIPS TO REGISTER
Washinjjon The final step toward opening to American registry
foivign built ships owned bv Americans was taken by the President
hut night when he signed an executive order suspending from opera
tion iliose sections of the shipping laws requiring all watch officers to
be American citizens, and that inspection and measurement of vessels
applvi.ig for registry to be made bv American officials.
TSING TAU CUT OFF,
Washington - Communication with Tsing Tan has been interrupt
ed for several da s, and. nothing is known anywhere of events at Kiau-
A REPORT FROM LONDON
London - Germany is mourning 100,000 dead, according to advi
ces received by the Standard yesterday.
Sit'.i itiou in France lias undergone no substantial change.
As a result ot serious fighting of the day, the position of the Allies
is well maintained.
GENERAL HONOLULU NEWS
The grand jury has criticised U. S. Attorney McCam for delay in
having prisoners brought to ttial.
Amateur wireless stations here have been sealed bv the customs
Friday, September 4.
.Sugar: Raws, 6.01; beets, no sale.
A ROUND-A BOUT-REPORT
New York An army is being gathered at Ostend (Belgium) lobe
launched against the rear of the German right wing, menacing the ap
proach to Paris is the word brought here by the officers of the steamer
Maurctania, just in from England.
The fact that si British force was being landed at the Belguni
poit was announced several days ago, and now it is stated that 72,000
Russians have hi en added to the force. The Russians were landed at
Aberdeen Atigusl 27. having been transported from Archangel through
the White Sea, Arctic Ocean and North Sea on British transports.
The force is bcinghurnud to Ostend, and a forward movement against
the Germans from that direction is expected any day.
PREPARING FOR SIEGE
Paris Beginning last night, no one is allowed to enter or leave
Paris between X in the evening and 5 in the morning without a pass.
With the Germans almost within sight of the city, Paris is adding
the finishing touches to preparations for a siege. Immense entrench
ments outside of the fortifications are being constructed at amazing
speed, hundreds of thousands of men being engaged dav and night
The French government will transfer the Bank of Paris to Bor
AMERICANS LOOKED AFTER
Harve The American cruiser Tennessee sailed from this port
yesterday for Falmoutn. carrying 1,000 Americans who had left Paris
to escape the siege.
MALINES IS BOMBARDED
Belfort, France A German aviator dropped several bombs last
night with much noise The Germans bombarded Malines for two
hours. Two hundred shrapnel fell in the citv, doing much damage
Cathedral Strombold is in ruins. The valuable treasures of the church
had already been removed, however, to places of safety.
A PRINCESS ORDERED AWAY
London The Princess Louise, of Belgium, has been ordered to
leave Vienna within 24 hours. She has been making her home with
relatives of her mother, the late archduchess of Austria.
JAPAN RAISING MONEY
Tokio A special appropriation of $2,650,000 will be askad for
by the military department. This, with money already spent in pre
parations, will mzke the total for war expenses so far $33,000,000
which will be met by withdrawals from the surplus fund on hand.
Taxes will not be advanced.
Tsing Tau is isolated, cable communication from the locality being
Honolulu Honolulu has experienced a terrific influx of mosqui
toes in the past few days.
Kuhio raked his opponents right and left at his meeting in the
Bijou theater, and called on his audienc to vote against any candidate
supported bv the haole newspapers of Honolulu, which was taken as
indicating his political perferences.
Gaylord Smart and wife (the latter formerly Miss Thelrua Parker,
of Honolulu and Hawaii) are leaving Paris for England.
The .'afest flower or vegetable seeds to use
in your garden are
Luther Burbank's Seeds
tp until vety latelv it
has been impossible to
secure Burbank Tested
Seeds- the seeds that
succeed when atl others
fail but now a complete
line of thtru is kept in
177 King Street
There is a ipecial assortment of 12 packages of seeds
both flower and -egetable that sells for only SI 00.
TO THE TRADE
WE ARE DISTRIBUTORS
ON COAST FAILS
While the sugar inquiry will be
continued Monday or Tuesday of
next week. United States District
The following comes from Ho
nolulu: S. Edward Ilannestad, attorney
Attorney Preston says that unless .at law and notary public of Lihue,
there should be new evidence dis-1 Kauai, was yesterday appointed
closed, there will be no indictments I by Judge Sanford B. Dole of the
court as referee in bank-
says the San Francisco Chronicle ruptcy for the Island or Kauai.
of August 22.
The testimony to date has all
been to the effect that the prices
on the Pacific Coast are regulated
i entirely bv the ones established in
New Vork and the East. He states
there has been nothing to show
any unlawful combination on the
Pacific Coast which would affect
the price, but he hones that the
evidence which has been secured
and which has been transmitted to
the attorney general, will aid in
I Ilannestad 's commission, signed
by Jadge Dole and certified to by
LierK Augustus i. Murpny. was
torwarded yesterday afternoon to
the Garden Island. A bond in the
sum of $500 and the oath of office
were also forwarded t o Referee
Hannestad to be signed and sworn
to by him.
Heretofore all the islands, out
srae ot uanu, were lianaled m
bankruptcy matters bv on- referee
but after the resignation of Referee
returning indictments in the EastJGeorge S. Curry, when he became
Indieations are that a strong German movement is developing
in the eat, and the right wing was moving in a southeasterly direction
yesterday. According to despatches the German advance had been
pushed south to within 25 miles of Paris.
Later despatches indicated that south movement had been checked
and Geruisn line pudi'd back some miles. A despatch to the Times
from Dieppe told of this advance eailv in the day.
CUBANS HAVE A DUEL
II avaua Colonel I'rrera, Liberal leader of the Cuban House.
Major Andrew fought a saber duel yesterday. Both were severely
j u red.
NOTED BANDIT DEAD
London Uaisuli, the bandit, notorious the world over is dead
PAPAL SECRETARY NAMED
Rom Cardinal Eerrata has been named Papal Secretary of Stat
THE MEXICAN ELECTIONS
Mexico President Lairana has set October 1
holding a general election.
SALES OF STOCKS
Honolulu -' The following were the transactions in stocks yester
day of interest to Kauai people: 1 25 Olaa at $.S;35 McUryde. at
v25 :."') do., at f5..So;i" 5 Hawaiian Commercial, at $33.25:55 O io
mea, at 34 l-2;!5 do., at 35;4t) do., at 35;55 Waialua, at 102 l ;.r.;i
Paia, at 117 1 - -hi Oahu. at i;lo Hawaiian Sugar, at 35; 13o Pio.m r,
where it is apparent a combine
One peculiar lact brought out iir
the examination is that Pacific
Coast prrces have always been 50
cents a hundred more than in
New Vork, despite the fact thatiwaii, Attorney S. S. Rolph, of
great quantities ot sugar raised
heie in California and in Hono
lulu are shipped through San
Francisco to be sold in the East at
a reduced figure.
as the date for
Bees Stopped Register
G. K. Larrison. superintendent
(jf hydrography, in his report to
the Commissioners of Agriculture
And Forestry, tells an amusing
story of arr obstacle encountered
at Wailua, near Lihue. He suvs:
"The clock register station on tlx
South Wailua river near Lihue
was found to be at a standstill.
The cause was found to be a bc's
nest in the float well, which con
rained a half bushel of honey
comb' ' .
United States commissioner. Judge
Dole divided the Territory into
four bankruptcy divisions, now
presided over as follows:
Oahu (including Honolulu)
Judge Alexander Lindsay, Jr.; Ha
Molokai, Lanai and
Ka'ioolawe. C. D. Lufkin. cashier
of the National Bank of Wailuku
Kauai a n d N'lihau, S. Edward
Hannestad. of Lihue.
Members of the Xew Vork Cof
fee Exchange have adopted resolu
tions and amendments to by-laws
to permit trading in sugar futures
on the floor of the exchange. It
Sea Officers Wanted
A notice from the Department of
Commerce And Labor has been
given publicity by the collector of
customs at Honolulu, asking for
applications from captains, mates
engineers, etc., in the islands for
like positions orr deep-sea vessels
It is assumed that they are required
for service on the numerous mer
chant vessels which will come un
der the American flag under the
new law and which must carry
A FINE SELECTION OF GROCERIES AND
LIQUORS ALWAYS ON HAND
GONSALVES & CO., L
74 QUEEN ST.. HONOLULU
DON'T HURT VOUR EYES OR YOUR GOOD HEALTH
BY POOR LIGHTING.
DON'T LOSE SALES IN YOUR STORE BY REASON OF
MAZDA LAMPS. '
USE UOOI) FIXTURES IN THE LIGHTING OK YOl'lt PLACE.
Let lis solve your lighting problem tor you.
) Things c
( New. )
We meet the season half way.
The multitude of big and little cases
piling in upon us proclaims in unmis
takable fashion that we are ready for
business If business is ready for us
The ovatii n received by our recent
arrival nerves us to new efforts. Hereafter, as hereto
fore, our aim will be to supply and satisfy every want
of the million and millionaire.
We will shortly move into our new quarters on Hot. I
St. in the meantime your orders will get our usual
careful attention and be charged at the prevailing
clearance sale prices.
N. 5. Sachs Dry Goods Co.
is thought that trading in sugar
will not begin until the coffee ring
reopens. Previous plans had set
September 1st as the date for'f
beginning trading in sugar.
County Clerk Busy i Miss Ommanney Arrives
County Clerk Kaneakua has had i Miss Ominaney, the third tendi
nis htuds full to overflowing in the er selected for the Kauai Hiv.li And
past week with the election twllots Grammar Schor l, at Lihue, has
arrivcn in uonoiuiu trom Coiora-
and election m-tters in general.
Evil with his augrueuted ofiice
force, it has been all he could do to
keep up with the pressure at this
time resulting from the approach
the primary. He announces.
however, that all of the precinct
do. accompanied by her mother.
She will likely reach Lihue by the
Kinau tomorrow morning.
officials will be properly equipped
and instructed before election day