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Sierra, Au. 24. Fr San Francisco: Iberia. Aug. 22. from Vancouvtr: Marama, Sept t. for Vancouver: Makura, Sept. S. 3:3 Edition rrV if t r. Evening Bulletin. Eet 1882, No. 593S Hawaiian Star. Vol. XXII, No. 6977 12 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 11H4.-12 PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS Kfiyii ffiiffiifoi nnrn Ah? nfrnvn7 oo oo oo oo oo oo - ooo oo oo " RUSSIA PREPARED TO SEND 300,000 SOLDIERS TO WMDE GERMANY (ASSOCIATED PRESS BY FEDERAL WIRELESS) PARIS, France, Aug. 21. Lieutenant-colonel Rousset, a retired French army officer and recognized as one of Europe's authoritative military critics, in a statement says that a great battle is now raging : along the Allies-German front, that the battie-front is 250 "miles long and that 2,500,000 men are engaged. . PARIS, France, Aug. 21. The Paris Matin late today issued a paper which declares that the French thus far have captured 91 German cannon, four flags and 19 automobiles. TOW, BEIIIHD ST FOEITIFICMK, TO HOLD OUT WELL IF SIEGE STARTS Associated Press service by FIeral Wireless. PARIS, France, August 21. MTtary experts recognize that1 within ' a few dayi will occur the most formidable battle-shock in the h'xtory cf the world, for .never before have such tremen- dous masses .of soldiers so forxnidably-armed and splendidly-;' equipped and trained for cbnflct faced each other and pre-f pared for ccmbat. The battle between the German invaders on. cue side and the Belgians, French and British on the other will occur on Belgian toV it is certain; but the.strict censorship pre--Tizii any statement as to the probable battlefield. I ' The French staff declares that it is confident the. battle will , occur under auspices favorable to the chances of the three allies. (Note: The iews in recent d'epatches indicates that the battle v21 -probably fought trot to from the h'storlc field of Water PROMINENT IN THE WAR NEWS ;.-.p rrrce' August ' SlAntwcrp; against ; cits zsz zLzr? tpparcntly, directing offensive" operations," is.among1 f'ths nc:t ttrcrly f crtied' cit'.es 'on the Continent of-Europe.; If Germany decides to reduce th's city in her operations against France, it win require a huge army, vast siege plans that will take . long to carry out... The siege of Antwerp would require so much time and an army of such s!ie that it would proportionately delay : and -xrrikea major operations against France. - '-- If Germany decided merely to invest Antwerp with a small force in order to prevent expeditionary forces be'ng sent from Antwerp aglnst the invading army, France and Britain, commanding the seas, are liable to land superior forces behind the German main guard, according to' authoritative military observers. V-v Germany's problem now is therefore a very critical one and the moves with regard to operations cgainst Antwerp are awaited with-. intense interest. --X'S.- ;tV',:- .v'; ;:r;VV-;.;:..';:;: PARIS, France,' August 21. It is confirmed today that German Hussars occupied Brussels Thursday without firing a shot. The German cavalry's activities have severed! all communication between Brussels and Antwerp. All wires are down between Brus sels and France. , i ''V- Famine Slalks in Switzerland irET7 YOUII, N. August 21. Cable advices received here -from C?rit::riand reveal that that country Is already in a famine , stricken condition. '' " 'V: Fields have been destroyed and the country isolated from the outside so that foodstuffs can scarcely be procured. The Swiss gov ' eminent in its extremity now seeks to buy coal, wheat and other ; provisions from the United ; States if the belligerent nations are willing to allow the cargoes safe conduct on sea and land. The Swiss government desires to raise an American loan in payment. Thousands Form Foreign Legion in Paris FAHIS, France, August 21. Seeking to enlist1 in one division or V.- ? 'Si Upper., from left to right: LJeuL-Gen. Count Hehnuth rort ' Moltke, chief cf Prussian general staff; - President Poincare : of France; Premier Goremykin r of ' Russia. ; Below, left to right: Count Leopold von Brchtold, Austro-Hungarian minister of for- J Associated Press by Fed. Wireless. eign affairs; Grand Duchess Ma- CHICAGO, ML, Aug. 21. The open burg; General SoukhomUnoff, I i Walter C Hagen, who finished the 72! Russian war minister. j holes with a card ' of 290. . "Chick" j Evans, amateur, was only one stroke TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE RESULTS NATIONAL LEAGUE. . At Chicago Chicago 7, Philadelphia 3. . '-,.: : At St. Louis St. Louis 4, Brooklyn 1. At Cincinnati Cincinnati 3, New York 2. At Pittsburg Boston-Pittsburg, rain. No games in the American League. worse. Francis Ouimet, jtne noider, wr.i 298 for the two days play. KUHIO'S CAR TURNS L: TURTLE BUT NO ONE SUFFERS ANY INJURY COL HENRY P. MXAIN i ' APPOINTED ADJUTANT- rSpfc;al Ptar-Bulletm Correspondence J , HILO, August 20. When the auto mnhilA that was nnvpvlr!r T)&pznte another that they may get to the front and oppose Germany, 45,000 : Kuhk around this island tamed turtle Jew, of in mUons, 3000 Bdgizv.UOO Italians, 2000 Eusdans, WjSggZtoltMteTZ How They Stand GENERAL OF THE ARMY NATIONAL LEAGUE. W. L. New York ...... . . . . . Boston .............. St. Louis ....... . Chicago Swiss, 1000 Spaniards, 800 Roumanians and 125 Americans todav its t0 lt was luckythat- the Hawai- Henry p. McCain, adjutant-general's Ame - J ian prince was not in the car. Kuhio department, to be the adjutant-general Philadelphia ' CXWded the Place des Invalids, fronting the tomb Of Napoleon, and had just left the machine, and was at f the army with rank of brigadier- Boston ...... i Philadelphia Associated Press by Fe. Wireless. Brooklyn WASHINGTON, D. O, Aug. 21. Pittsbura ' President Wilson today appointed Cot. Cincinnati ERICAN LEAGUE. 72 36 57 53 eo 53 50 49 48 47 46 47 53 52 56 57 58 60 offered their serrices to the French government. All will le welded into "a Foreign Legion within the next few "days. - ::'v-s ".-:.-. Thirty thousand more have enrolled themselves as "friends of I- France' and may be called upon.' . WASHIKGTON DEFEES WAB TAX- ' )VASHINGTOX, Aug. 21. It has been announced that there will be no war, taxes imposed in the immediate future, nor until an investi gation by the treasury department shows what sort of burdens the American nation can bear with the least inconvenience. President "Wilson yesterday expressed the hope that the imposition of special taxes at this.time might be avoided altogether. Thomas White's ranch house talking politics. The automobile is damaged to the extent of. more than $1000 but no one was injured. i:' i ; ' SUGAR SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21. Sugar: 96 degrees test, 6 cents. Previous quo tatiort. 6.31 cents. MONUMENTS Granite, Marble, I Coping and Iron Blue Stone Fence, H. E. HENDRICK, LTD. Tel 2648 . Merchant and Alalea 53 53 general. He is appointed vice Briga- Wahlnaton . a i : aier-generai ueorge narews, reiirea. SL Louis 55 T fChicago 56 General McCain passed through Ho- Detroit 55 nolulu two weeks ago en route to New York!l!..j.i!M...i 43 Washington from the Philippines, In Cleveland 36 answer to a call from the president for m m i'MWlSKSt; REFINED SUGAR DROPS; 43 51 52 55 55 61 80 PcL 53 52 .531 -527 .472 .462 .462 .439 667 551 532 514 505 495 440 310 . v two co'onels of his department, Colonel McCain was slated for the vacancy. COTTON MAN BANKRUPT RAWS ALSO LOWER NOW NEW YORK, N. Aug. 21. Re fined sugar dropped fifty cents a hun dredweight today. ; . , Associated Press by red. Wireless. NEW YORK, N. Y Aug. 21, Raw sugar is now 6 cents a pound Eugene Scales of -Texas, one of the which, though an abnormally higft "Big Four" cotton operators, has gone' price, is .53 cents lower than a few Into voluntary bankruptcy. I days ago. ' : f ' V, ' 1 '.S " 1 1 1 p ... 1 11 "i - ..-. a . -" -,:-' .iwii",'"1 " 1 "H: - - ' - ' t: ' $ f ' . '...,- ," r i. . m " . . , " I t :( , . .-" - . iirii Trn r n i rru i " v . i . i n l. m m m. n L.ra - - iWrtLiLRbinrtuoT lArllmto OULl CHAK1PIQNSH1P RUSSIANS TO TAKE FIELD; THOUSANDS OF FRENCH PJ017 REPORTED TAKEN PRISONERS '"- ' i.." Associated Press service by Federal Wireless. LONDON, England, August 21. The British admiralty has ruled that neutral goods in belligerent bottoms are not subject to seixure, . thus releasing American consignments. LONDON, England, August 21. -The Rome correspondent of ; the Central News agency telegraphs today thai official dispatches from St. Petersburg assert that 20 Russ:an army corps, approxi mately 800,000 men, under Grand Duke Nicholas, will invade Prus sia to do battle aglnst Germany. ' ' , :" " ' LONDON, England, August 21. Returning Americans continue to emphasize the courtesy with which they have been treated in Germany. . i .: ' . y ' '.j " - . One of thAtn ssava that Tie saw1 fiAflfl PrTr nntAnm 'IVV- : fort. LONDON, England, August 21. The Amsterdam correspondent of fReuter.' -Telegram Company says that cclaf Berl'n repcrt the Baltic Sea clear of all hostile ps y :n f ?; , r LONDON, England, August 21. The Brit'sh government has ' decided to lend Belgium ,10,000,000 pounds sterling in her present financial crisis. ; "- - ' yvV'-! . " SAN FRANCISCO," Gal , August 21. The U. S. torpedo-ooat ' destroyer. Preble was today, ordered by the navy department, after conference with Customs officials, to station herself alongside th German steamer Mazatlan to see that the latter does not violate neutrality by leaving the port with coal for the German cru'-ser Lelp-; The owners of the vessel, which is one of the Jebsen line, now cla'm that a Mexican commission firm has bought the coal which was originally intended for the Leipzig.- Clearance papers Will be refused the steamer until proof is sub- m'tted of the truth of the story that the coal is bound for Mazatlan, Mexico. Meanwhile the coal is still aboard. It is said that a Ger man agent who ordered the coal bought for the Leipzig recently ' arrived in San Francisco on the steamer Alexandria. Indictments May Follow Probe WASHINGTON, D. C, August 21. As a result of the probe - that has been conducted for several days by the department of jus tice and the department of commerceretiring Attorney-general Mc- t Reynolds expects several indictments to be returned charging per-, sons with conspiracy to raise the price of foodstuffs. War Risk Bureaa Plan Progresses WASHINGTON, D. O, August 21. The senate today passed the bill creating a government bureau in theTreasury department to issue emergency war risks, or war insurance, on American thips and cargoes when the owners or shippers are unable to secure rea-, sonable insurance from private companies. The bill appropriates" $5,000,000 to create the insurance fund. ' r '': ' J J. BRUSSELS FALLS; BELGIANS RETREAT TO ANTWERP ' . -. '' LONDON, EuglanI,LAu. 21. An official despatch came by way ot i'aria Ia?t night stating that the Germans have occupied Brus sels, the advance guard entering the city in the evening. A number of strong column are following this advance. " . . r The llgians made no resistance, the regiments falling baclc npon Antwerp without an. engagement. - . . x ' . ; Pope ' Suffering At Thought of War Broke Down His Health 5 Associated Press bye bj Federal Wireless! - ROME, lUly, Aug. 21. The will o the late Pope Piu X requests that his successor grant his two sisters a pension of $30 monthly for life, recom mends for himself a modest burial at St Peters and beseeches God to for give his sins, .especially, the. will states, since he became pontiff. v -Professor Marchiafava, tht Pope's personal physician, says that he per sistently Implored Plou to remember that his health was precious to the en tire world, to which the Pope replied: "How can I be tranquil when millions .of men are about to dier if I,, who have the highest ministry for peace, can not protect so many lives, who will?' I suffer for all about to dlo on the, battlefields .while ! cannot nslp IV I I . ; ;