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THE GAUD KM ISLAND TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13 1914,
LATEST WIRELESS NEWS
Continued from page 5
The Germans made an unsuccessful attack on a small Japanese
vessel employed outside of the harbor dragging for mines, and Japa
nese aviators retaliated by Hying over Tsing Tau and dropping bombs
into the city and the fortifications.
ANTWERP MUST DIG
London Antwerp is to share lhe unhappy fate of other Belgian
cities, and has been asked by Germany to pay $100,000,000 for defend
ing the city from attack.
The guns used at Antwerp have been sent to France for use
against the position of the Allies, which has hitherto been impreg
nable to German artillerv.
The German commander in Antwerp reports to his government
that the greatest consideration was shown the principal architectural
features of the city during the bombardment.
No troops were found in Antwerp when the Germans entered the
city. Citizens are safe.
The final attack on the citv was directed by General von Beieler
and Piince August Wilhelm. Whichever man was found to be first to
enter the city will be decorated.
Six hundred thousand Belgian refugees are in Holland, and star
ration stares them in the face, for the reason that it is impossible to
feed snch a large number.
It is reported that the Germans are rushing on to Ostnid in the
hope of capturing the Belgian King and Queen.
London The An rlo-Frcnch fleet operating in Die Adriatic has
sunk two Austrian torpedo boats.
THE MEXICAN MUDDLE
Naco The bombardment of Naco, Mexico, has begun. Many shells
flew across the international line, wrecking several houses. Two per
sons wounded. A troop of American cavalry was fired upon and re
turned the fire. A number of Yaquis (Indians) crossed the line from
Mexico and were disarmed on the American side.
Sunday, October, 1 1 .
London With Antwerp in possession of the Germans, the British
and Belgian defenders are making an effort to join the Allies who hold
the Belgian coast and Flanders. A large number have been cut off and
are making a stand at Lokereu r between Antwerp and Ghent, in East
Flanders, 20 miles southwest of Antwerp. This force is now being
subject to a fierce bombardment, the roar of the cannon being heard in
A portion of the Belgian army has crossed the border into Holland
ad interned. Two thousand British have also crossed into Holland
and surrendered their arms to the Dutch authorities.
That any British troops were participating in the defense of Ant
werp was known in London yesterday for the first time, when the Ad
miralty announced the fact. It appears that three naval brigades had
been landed from the fleet with luavy guns and sent to the assistance
of Antwerp garrison during the final week of German attack. Two
brigades reached Ostend safely with their guns, but the other brigade
is cut off at Lokeren.
The greater part of the Belgian army succeeded in reaching Ostend,
making a junction there with the British forces.
Paris It is beleived bv the Allies that if the Germans attempt to
re-fortify Antwerp, it can be reduced as easily as was the capture of
it from the Belgians.
Petrograd The entire German army which advanced into the
Polish province of Suwaiki lias lx?en withdrawn in the face of Russian
aggression, following the route of the German forces at Augustowo.
Despite denials of the Germans that their losses in the engagement
had been heavy, the Russians hold many thousand prisoners and huge
quantities of cannon and supplies. The estimated total nuniber of kill
ed and captured Germans is 60,000.
' Paris A vigorous cavalry battle has been in progress during the
day south west of Lille. The Allies have advanced from Arras.
Boston The stewardess survivor of the Titantic wreck committed
suicide today by dropping off the S. S. Devonian. She had been suffer
irg from nervous trouble since the Titantic wreck.
Honolulu The now famous McCarn case resulted in a mistrial,
eight of the jurors being for conviction and four for acquittal. The case
wili be retried, with a new jury sit once.
Travellers returning from the Orient say that China and Japan
will certainly soon be at war.
Ic yesterday afternoon's baseball game St. Louis won from Puna
hou, 5 to 2.
The football games yesterday ifternoon came out as follows: Pu
nahous won from the Kamehamehas, and the McKinlev High School
beat Mills Institute,
Vienna King Charles of Roumania is dead; his successor favors
London Antwerp has fallen; the battle fla.i bung lowered yes
terday morning; according to official news received the Germans en
tered some hours later. The Belgian garrison had retired toward Os
tend. Some isolated forts still maintain resistance; but are rot capa
ble of any effort to block the enemy's plans. If the Germans besiege
Ostend as it is expected, the Belgian government will remove to Eng
land. Great Britain expects the Germans to make Antwerp a base for
submarine fleet and Zeppelin maneuvres. Germany cannot make it a
naval base without violating her terms of neutrality with the Nether
Berlin The German General staff announces that all the Antwerp
forts have fallen. The Belgian Queen seeks refuge in England.
London The Germans were driven back thirteen miles from
Armentierre and Tourong bv the Allies yesterday.
Paris By the capture of Antwerp a large force of men has been
released to attack the Allies. The Belgian armv will probably join the
London Casualties o f Antwerp during the period of bombard
Paris Official announcement says the situation at the front is
satisfactory, despite violent attacks, and that real progress has leen
made by Allies.
Philadelphia Boston 1, Athletics 0. Nine inning game. The bat
tery for Bostons were James and Gowdy; for the Athletics, Plank and
Scbang. Athletics held to two hits.
Honolulu The Shinpo has received cable advices of the actual
bombardment of Kiaochau. More than $4,000 has been raised here for
the war relief fund. The ship John Ena reached New York in time to
profit $146,000 and saved $46,000.
Norman Watkins withdraws his name from list of candidates for
House. Bill Aylett may succeed him. McCarn rase argued bv attorneys
today. Andrews made brilliant 2 hour address to the jury: followed by
Saturday, October, 1 0.
Sugar: Raws, dropped to 4.52.
London The Italian Minister of War has resigned.
Many Americans stranded here have been given relief.
ANTWERP PROBABLY TAKEN
London As nearly as can be learned, the defenses of Antwerp
crumbled under the heavy fire of the Germans, Zeppelin bombs and
heavy projectiles which have been sent into the city for several days.
The city is believed to have fallen during the day.
The Belgians have blown up and destroyed thirtv-two German
ships which have been captured, anticipating that the citv would be
taken in a short time. Many of them were large steamers. This
' action was taken to prevent the recapture of the vessels by the
The report of the fall of Antwerp is not confirmed, but is general
ly believed to be true.
The Belgians h?ve sent out violent protests against the Germans
monopolizing foodstuffs at Brussels and environs.
Rome With Belgium as the base active operations against Eng
land will begin at the end of October.
Minister Von Toplitz will direct the affairs of the navy.
London The German force which attempted to insert wedge be
tween Antwerp and the Allies army were entirely destroved.
Fierce fighting is reported in the valley of Lille.
Petrograd The government announced yesterday that all along
the front the Russian troops are energetically offensive.
American Red Cross detachment, five surgeons and 25 nurses, ar
rived here yesterday enroute to the front. They were enthusiastically
Paris The War Ministry announced last night that the General
situation is unchanged. Sixteen hundred Germans were captured in
a lively engagement in the Rove region.
London Renter's news agency reports that two Ftench torpedo
boats collided yesterday in the Mediterranean Sea and that both sank,
the crews being saved.
The Norwegian boat Modig, carrying coal from England to Rus-
sia, was captureu iv me Germans.
Peking A Japanese hospital ship arrived at Moji yesterday from
Shantung Peninsula with one hundred and forty six sick and wound-
Tokio The troops at Tsing Tau arp suffering from stomach dis
Tokio newspapers express -themselves as pleased with the attitude
of President Wilson.
Honolulu Local Japanese expect that the fall of Kiaochau will
be delayed, the 8.000 men there being well fortified.
The Filipino colony of Hawaii is making trouble in their home
land with complaints regarding their treatment here, and petitions to
their relations there for relief.
The $25,000 missing gold, belonging to Bishop & Co., which was
accidently carried by this port in the Ventura, was not returned by
the Sonoma. The steamer also failed to bring any Australian beef for
the local market, which will mean even higher prices very soon.
Antwerp The German forces are boring through Belgian resistance
like engineers driving a tunnel through a mountain; villages, church
es, schools and every thing else is wiped out if in the way of the invad
ets. The road from Antwerp to Brussels is one blackened line of ruins.
Towns like Termonde are wiped out of existence; as the Germans ad
vance the population flees to the mountainside.
lhe Hague The bombardment of Antwerp began at midnight
w eunesuay; a; noon me city was on nre in tour places. 1 lie inner
forts 4 and 6 have been silenced. Last night shells tell in the city at
the rate of 20 per minute.
Berlin No facts of decisive importance come from the western army
on the Aisne battleground. Continuous small progress made at St.Mihiel
and near Argonnc. Fort Bredon has now been taken; bombardment
inner defenses of the citv begun.
Parrs General situation is unchanged; battle is continuous all
along the line between Lens, Arras, Bradyx-sur-Somme, Chaulines,
Rove and Lassigny.
Berlin An official statement last night says that an hostile aviat
or succeeded in piercing the Dusseldorf airship sheds and demolished
envelopes of airship.
Paris Russians in a recent frontier battle captured 10,000 prison
ers and forty cannons.
Peking The Japanese have mounted siegeguns on Henry Moun
tain, commanding Kiaochau forts Bisniark and Moltke-distant three
or four miles from Tsing Tau.
Philadelphia Bostons 7; Philadelphia 1. Rudolph and Bender
pitched. Latter was out of box in the sixth. Rudolph used a puzzling
floater. Philadelphians only run was made on an error.
Honolulu Private advices here say that cable is severed near Yap
and manv wireless stations have been ptit out of commission.
Court decrees Ur. adman guilt v ot violating hundav iaw, in
giving movies on that day, last Sundav week. Consolidated Amuse
ment Co. will give no more Sundav shows since it is ruled to be against
Friday, October 9
Sugar: Raws, 5.02.
retrograa figuring aiung me east riussian norcicr continuous
since last Wednesday, with the Russians once more across the line in
several places, despite reinforcements which the Germans have re
ceived. All their attacks in-ar Wirballen and Phillipoff have been re
pulsed with heavy losses. In a night attack in the forest of Massal
stcbiznak, west of Ratchka, the Russians succeeded in cutting off and
surrounding a German detachment, which was exterminated.
Rome A despatch received hert trom the Russian headquarters
intimates that if the Austrians surrender Prsniysl they will be given
all the courtesy of military honors; but in event of tefusal no mercy
will be shown.
London Along the Aisne fighting line the general situation re
mains unchanged. Desultory fighting took place last night.
London An official statement issued at Paris at noon says that
the cavalry of General Yon Kluk in protecting the German right has
been extended as French cavalry sought to get around the flank un
til now the opposing cavalry has almost reached the sea on the Bel
On the left the enemy is making no progress north of Arras.
The Germans have moved back between Verdun and St. Michiel
unemv retire to iiatoncnatei. center uetween Kiieuns ana river
Metise, No change.
Engagement of German right wing indecisive.
French attacks on Argonne and from Verdun have been repulsed
Paris Scutari is in a panic over the arrival of the Roumanian
Prince, who is preparing to make attack on the self-proclaimed Prince
London Sinking of the German destroyer S-26 is confirmed.
Nearly all the crew saved.
Bombarded from above by Zeppelins and from close in positions
by siege guns, residents ot Antwerp nave passed a teartul experience
f.ince yesterday morning.
The Germans forced passage of the river Nether in the face of j
So great has been the exodus from Antwerp, the mayor of Rotter
dam has issued a request to the railroads not to bring any more Bel
gian refugees to that city.
King Albert remains at Antwerp, directing affairs.
The American legation will be kspt in the city of Antwerp, not
accompanying government officials to Ostend.
British olhcers killed to date nuniber 238. Woundeu are 586, ana
320 are missing.
Rome The Austrians have been defeated by the Montenegrins in
an engagement on Herzgovenian border.
Berlin The report that. Field Marshal Von Moltke has been re
in ived from his position as head of the staff is den'ed.
Honolulu Through mistake of the postal officials, a bag contain
ing $25,000, directed tcfBishop & Company, was carried off by the
The Austrian Consul-General to Yokohama arrived here yester
day, en route home, having left Japan on account ot the war. He states
that Japan is protecting and showing courtesies to Germans in
Due de Montpensi has offered his services to the British Navy.
(We don't know who this party is, but assume that he is some relation j
to either Duke Kahanamoku, Princess Thertsa Wilco or other cele
brities Ed. Gard. Isl.)
Walter P. Kelley, chemist at the Federal Experiment Station
leaves to accept an excellent position at Berkeley.
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