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Siberia. Aug. 22. For San Francisco: ' Shinyo Mam, Aug. 21. from Vancouver: Marama. Sept d. for Vancouver Makura, 8ept 8. (. il niTM rrTr A1T 3:30 Edition .it?' 'I J Evening Bulletin. Est 1882. No. 5936 Hawaiian Star. Vol. XXII. No. 975 12 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY ,0 HAWAII, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 1914. 12 PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS ox . . Armies Of oto oo oo oo 'Ksdser Advance 1 lettmc yo oo oo oo oo oo j oo oo oo oo oo oo pope mByim;.owmM summ fitful LIFE - . ASSOCIATED PRESS BY FEDERAL WIRELESS) . , LONDON Eng., Aug. 19 A dispatch from Berlin says that the Russian forces were defeated on Aug. 17 by a division of the first German army corps in an encounter near Stallupehnon, East Prussia. The Germanstook a thousand prisoners and captured six machine guns. ROTTERDAM, South Holland, Netherlands, Aug, 19A Cologne dispatch says that the advance of the German forces against Belgium and France, while slow, is not seriously checked anywhere. Large contingents ofjAustrian troops, supported by mountain artillery, arc passing points on the Rhine on their way to the front. I PARIS, France, Aug. 19 It is rumored here that the Belgians have been forced to retire toward Antwerp. PARIS, France, Aug. 19A dispatch from Brussels brings the news jthat cannonading has been heard by the people of the Belgian capital. f It is under stood that the German army is marching oh Brussels by way of Jedeigac. . . !M0ICATES:GKMS1PBESS1 i ...... ' ' ' ,h ..'.-' . mmm i j m ' - V - ' Virtually all the newa from the European .battle-front. today Indicate , that the Germane are fighting their way through Belgium and very poaalbly have crossed the French border aomewhere in the vicinity of Longwy. The . reFPrt statee that they have not been eerloualy checked anywhere, : which evidently Includes their operations on the Alsace and Lorraine borders as well ss In Belgium. The advance poaV at Gembloux and Jodoigne are re ported pushed back by jthe Trench nd Belglane but otherwise the newa ehews that with tremendoua effort th a German are' driving their way to- r, ward French soil..; r h'.Y:-:-- ' ' --- :v vfr1;k' Associated Presa aervlce by -FeJertl WIrelesa.1 " 'r--: WACIIIirGTON, D. 0., Au 19. The arrival In: Antwerp is reported of IlipV Albert of Uelu.tUe queen xmd ctlicrncni; cers ci Toy r.ixy, tnus mcucaiinj ine imminence ci uenuan-av izzl: cn Er; ::h.( The Erussek royal palace has been convert- , LOKDOir, England, Aug:. 19.A telegraphic dispatch re- . ceived here from Cettinje, LlonteaegroV declares that the Hon tcn::in cray has penetrated to within two hours march of the Au:triaa seaport of Eagusa, a short distance from the lion " -tenemn lerdcr, on the Adrialic;sea. -"' . Acccrdins: to thi3 dispatch, Austria has formally warned King Nicholas of Ilontenegro that the Servians and Monte negrins resident in Itdgusa will be shot immediately if any attack is made on the port by the advancing army. ;. FATE OF LIE QE FORTS UNKN0W1T.1' : . . " XOITDOIT, England, Aug. 19.The fate of the Belgian iorts at Liege, around which much of the fighting of tl;e past week has centered, is not known. 'The Germans say they have cap- ' tured them. The Belgians deny this. ';.:s Gcman Advance Posts Pushed Back? r : LONDON, England Aug. 19 It is announced here thaCthe German advanc3 posts between Gembloux and Jodoigne, in Belgium, are being gradually pushed back by th6 French and ' Belgian forces.' ' ' -rry - ! :v ;' 1 '::-ss.--'s: ' - Germans Picported Bring on Italians ROUE, Italy, Aug. 19 A dispatch received here from the Italian border reports that a body of German troops fired on " 3000 Italians in barracks killing seven and wounding 16, be cause seme of the Italians" shouted "Hurrah for Italy!" 'FRISCO EXCHANGES ARE OPEimiG. - j V A SAIT FRAIJCISCO, Cal.. Aug. 19. The mining exchange opened today for. the first time since ine beginning of the war. BRITAIN'S LARGEST AND NEWEST; SHE MAY BE PRESSED INTO SERVICE The great Cunarder "Aqultanla" as she was about to tart on her maiden voyage from Liverpool. " She is the largest British liner afloat and may be called upon for war service during the present European trouble. She Is a, remarkable craft: 901 feet long 97 feet broad, 92 feet deep to the boat-deck; with a gross tonnage of 47,000 tons and accommodation for nearly 5000 people. She is so big that the Clyde had to be dredged , for launching, to provide proper depth of wster for her to float in Extending through her more vulnerable parts, there is a ship within the ship; . in other words, there are two Shells. Amongst the novelties of her construc tion and fittings are anti-rolling tanks, a gymnasium,; a ' Pompeian swimming-bath,: lifts, an Ivy-clad garden an art gallery, a ''itesawich Hos pi tar smoking-room, verandah cafes, and a "Rotten Row" promenade. . o - - - - - - - .. , . U. S. Government to Buy Ships; Wm ffi Bureau t& Insure Them H. B. Giffard, the local broker, has received a cablegram' rromrolhtz & Co. of San Francisco to the effect that the San fnieo stock exchange is now ready to do business. An nouncement of its opening is. expected shortly. : ; SERVIAN VICTORY CONFIRUED. : ; : . : v ; i LOOT ON, England, Aug. 19; Official dispatches confirm the reported victory of the Servians over the Austrians in the Associated Presa service by Federal Wireless.! . WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug. 19t Congressman J. W. Alex ander of Missouri, chairman of the house committee on mer chant marine, today introduced in the house a bill to create a government bureau to handle warrisk insurance ; under the treasury department. This bureau, according tothe terms of the bill, is designed to provide insurance for American cargoes ana vessels wnen ine owners are unaoie io secure aaequae protection and cannot get insurance from the regular marine and shippmg surety compamM. -' ; r U. S. to Purchase Food Ships WASHINGTON, DC, Aug. 19. President Wilson today approved the plan to purchase ships to carry food to Europe as a measure of relief for the many thousands who may be in need there. ?-o?1. "' ' - . . V ' v It is agreed that Congress will be asked to appropriate 25 millions. ;,- - : ' ' HUERTA'S NOTES ARE REPUDIATED BY WEV CABiWET HIS LAST THOUGHT iV WISH fi PEACE, POPE RELAPSES IS flOW IfJ DVIWB SB AD Associated Press byce by Federal Wireless. V ' ' ROME, Italy, August 19. The Pope is believed to be dy ing, according to news late today. His death by suffocation was saved when he expectorated, clearing the throat. 2 has been given the last communion. Oxygen has been ad ministered to prolong lifer x ' ; v: ' " ' : Earlier in tho day the Pope had issued an exhortation call-. in ;for j;rajjers God may be wearied with prayers of his children anct sp cc dily remove the' cause of war, giving tor them who rule to thinll tL: thoughts of peace.'. C s. ,i '' ; v -;.V; AWCiDLESS 111 AS U. S. MARSHAL nffhtin? around Shahata. Tho AnstriAn iors i mvm a killed and 5000 wounded. f , ' ; WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug.; 19. The American embassies SPAIN HAY BE DRAWN IN. f v " i at Berlin and Vienna reported to the state department, today HADRID. Suain. Auo- 19. JKino Alfnr.Rft flr.ri t, Rno, that American cre paper is now being honored ty the Euro- premier will confer with the French and English ambassadors pcan banks' thus relievinff the distress of Americans who had in regard to Spain's attitude in the European conflict r I travelers 1 checks, notes and other forms of paper but were un- Associated Press by Federal Wlrelesa) MEXICO CITY," Max, Aug. 19-The notes Issued by the Hnerta govern ment for July will be repudFated by the new Carranea government the Constitutionalist cabinet announced today. Ten million dollars worth of notes are In circulation out of $60, 000,000 issue, which is now repudiated: Associated Press by Federal Wifeless WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug. 19- Consul Hannay reports to. Washington that a formal transfer of the depart ments of President Carranza's Consti tutionalist government to Mexico City has been effected. The Carranza gov ernmental organization was brought from Monterey and Installed In the capitol buifdinga. Attach on German Colony in China by Japanese Imminent , : LOND ON, England, Aug., 19. A field battle in progress be tween the Belgians and Germans along the extreme front ' is taken as the first great pitched battle of the war. Sharp fight- PEKING, China, Aug. 19. The governor of Kiaochow, the German colony, says that attack is imminent and that non-. a lon lllie have been occurring for several, days, combatants should leave. :The state department is advised to- BRUSSELS, Belgium, Aug. 19. An engagement is report withdraw the American consul American interests here have' ed between the French and German forces in northern Lim been terminated temporarily. : . " - v - T j ourg and a big battle is expected. ' ! Circuit Judge Robinson' this after noon issued an order instructing Lew is Smith to bppear in court at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning and show cause: why .he' should not be fined for contempt in failing , to pay, the attor ney's fee and' court costs assessed against, him in the divorce suit re cently brought by his wife. Louisa Smith. ' vv:.;;-;. J. J. Smiddy Receives Coveted Plum- Adherents of Palmer Woods Much Encouraged v " Special Star-ButMIn Cable WASHINGTON, Dl Cn Aug. 1 Jerome J. Smiddy of Honolulu was nominated this afternoon as U. S. marshal for the District of Hawaii- C. & ALBERT. ' J. J. Smiddy has the indorsement of the Democratic territorial central com mittee, which has supported him strongly, said Chairman Pacheco this afternoon.' At tne same time, Smiddy is actively opposing L. L. McCmdless for delegate, being one of tne main backers of palmer P.' Woods. Adher ents of Woods who learned today that Smiddy had been appointed are jubi lant, declaring that it is shown the Mo Candless faction is not strong in Wash ington. - , ; Smiddy was formerly road super visor .but was discharged a number of months ago, for' political reasons, he alleged. - ' . " - ; . ... .-. - The sDeciai cable news was reDeat- ed later la the afternoon by an Associ ated Press wireless dispatch to the Star-Bulletin. . : , , ' GREGORY rJAr.lirJO. HAS BEARING On CASE OF MXAnn I! S.UNCOVERS kIGSJuGGLIG MONUMENTS Granite, Marble, 1 Blue Stone Coping and Iron Fence. . - TeL H. E. HENDRICK, LTD. 264S llerchant and Alakea CHINESEACROSS SEATTLE, Washv Aug. 19.The federal authorities of the Pacific coast are preparing to prosecute the leaders of a gigantic Chinese smuggling ring which ha been Importing Chinese into the United States. The inquiry will be pushed In San Francisco and Los Angeiea. . ' : ;. -: : "Y. M. C. A. EXTRA" IS BOOSTER PUBLICATION OF LOCAL ASSOCIATION - - 7' -::: . The -Y. M. C A. Extra! Is the title of a newsletter to be sent out from we iwai aasuviauua omce tomorrow . .rfl. 11 I vuwsmu5 civaii ivivurco cuv vrjjttm New Attorney-general Is Friend of Judge Humphreys and ' ; Malcolm A. Franklin The nominaticn cf Thomas Watt Gregory of Texas to bo attomey-gea-'eral of the United States is of unusuil local significance because of its possi ble bearing on the McCarn case. As told in a dispatch this moral;: announcement was made yesterday ! that Mr. Gregory had been chosen by ! the president to succeed James C. I McReynoIds when the attorney-general Is elevated to the supreme bench. To day an A&sociated Press dispatch to the Star-Bulletin said : . , ' WASHINGTON, D. C Aug. 19 President Wilson : today signed the nominations of McReynoIds as a mem ber of the supreme court and Thomas Watt sGregory ;of Texas - as' Unit:i 8tates attorney-general. .Mr. Gregory Is a noted lawyer and before President Wilson's cabinet wa3 formed it was stated on good authori ty that he was offered the ' attorney general's portfolio bnt declined it Re cently he came Into prominence ;as leading counsel for the government in the New Haven railroad case. j It was Mr. Gregory, who. was one of the Influential administration circle men backing Malcolm Argyle' Frank lin 'for collector of customs In Ha waii, his influence being successful. He is a personal friend of Mr Frank lin and a friend also of Judge A. 8. Humphreys, who was the local spon sor for Collector Franklin. . ' 1 Judge Humphreys', connection with IT. S. Attorney McCarn as friend and adviser is thus a connecting link be tweei the new attorney-general and McCarn, according to those who know cf the relations mentioned above. It Is felt that Mr. McCarn will be abh to get the fullest sort of consideration and hearing from Gregory in the event that the McCarn'caJes. are not settleJ before Mr. Gregory assumes otf re. ration's work. It will be the associ - tion's "house organ" for. the" next "1 1 weeks of so, and will be the chief fea ture of, the T's" fall advertising. ; One of the chief objects of the rt:' Iication is; to unify the; association endeavor to baild utva .strong sense Y M. C. a; fellowship It will the members posted on the deve: items appearing in the "Y,' 11. C. . ment of association .actiylUes. T Extra" were contributed . br the r bers of the association staT,