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From tut Francteco: Sierra, Aug. 24. Fer San Translsco: Matsonia. Aiur.26. from Vancouver: Marama, Sept. 9. For Vancouver: ilalaira, Sept. 8. ' 2:38 Edison 1 1 M 1 1 -.-. J US Evening liulktin, Est. 1882. No. 5340 Hawaiian Star. Vol. XXII. No. C979 12 PAG E8.IIOXO LULU, TE RR ITOK Y OF l AVJI jMON DAY, A UG UST 24, 1 91 4 PAG ES. PRICE FIVE CENTS ' ' t . i . . 4 5 - - j - - . OO OO OX XO ' OO' oo oo - oo OO OVO ' oo oo OO OO OO ' OO OO I . oo o i u u U LuIju Ofeffl! Statement 7 O DEamm :wmmmim. MEOCMm m sheer mumE! niODSANDS FALL 1 GRIM COHFLICI; SABBATH DAY SEES DESPESATE STRUGGLE ' GIIHIIANS OCCUPY THREE PRENCH TOWNS.' ' ! Associated rrs3 servk-e by Fcdercl Virelesa. . - v J PARIS, jrairce, Au. 24. The great battle between the majcr part, of the Three Allies' forces, and the German army continues desperately. . Both sides are suffering seri ous, losses in the desperate fighting that sways back and forth along the extended battle-line. : . . -. ; , . ' . 1 The Germans by terrific -righting have occupied" Lune t ville, Amance and Dieuloard, just inside the French border in the department of Meurthe-eWIoseile.; The main.posu tiens of the opposing: forces Ire -'otherwise unchankedL ; Tiio ris:iDn cf the Allies, is, to-hold Tirtually. the entire German army in Bclglnmjwhlle; Rusria;-; cpistigsesh t c li c a ! o ii the e sl emlborHer 'of G crmany. ; '-"v-v' German Zcpp dins Are Proving Futile in War. is the Claim .. PARIS, France, Aug. 21 Germany's fifteen Zeppelin fiirigitlcs are apparently inoffensive for war purposes. The forts at Liege disabled one with their gun-fire. A French avi ator demolished another at Mctz and Belgian aviators report that they Eaw two more in forests between Mets and Aix-la. Chapclle.;-Wind-squalls are believed to have wrecked these. A fifth was 7? winged1' by hostile fire near Luneville. - LOUD ON, England, Aug. 21 Official announcement from the French embassy here confirms the destruction of the Ger man military dirigible, ' Zeppelin No. 8, which was reported shattered by French shells about 20 miles southeast of Lune ville.. ; ; ;.: :V,';:: -. : -- 'A Important Victories For Germans An Associated Press dispatch marked as "direct, off it cial," says today: ':;,;'";' : BERLIN, Aug. 21 The German army under Grand Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg has defeated the French at Neufcna tel. The army under General Rupprecht has captured 350 guns from the French at Luneville and Cirey, on the French . side cf the Franco-German border.' Crown Prince William's battalions from Lletz pursued the French beyond their strong hold of Lcngwy. The Germans west of the river Meuse, ad vancing on IJaubege, Belgium, have defeated an English bri gade of 'cavalry. 7-'-; . y. . Servia Gives Austria a 5ftocft 2 j; NISH, Servia, Auer. 21 Official reports on the recent ftehtinjr in which the Serbs defeated the Austrians declare that! the Servian spoils include 45,000 prisoners, 53 guns, 8 howit zers, 114 caissons, three field hospitals, a complete medical col umn, 14 field kitchens, fifteen ammunition, telegraph and sup ply wagons. ' ': .vV' . - UDIirE, Italy, Aug24. A report from Vienna says that Austria is abandoning her offensive operations against Servia1 and has turned to face Russia. She is said to be now concen- J trating to meet the Russians. The province of , Bosnia, whose annexation by Austiia has been a cause of much disaffection1 and smouldering revolt, is rebellious and a serious internal out-! break is now feared by the Austrian government officials.; Capture of Liege Brilliant Feat NEW YORK, N. Y., Aug. 24. As the reports of the cap-j tnre of Liege come in greater detail, military observers regard it as one of the greatest military feats of modern times, v It is so called by the German ambassador who arrived here today, j He says that Gen. von Emmich had only five or six thousand' infantry, and cavalry, and two brigades accomplished in days what was expected to consume weeks. ; : Gen. von Emmich was slightly wounded in the leg but re tains command of his forces. ; : ' ' ' i. According to the ambassador, Crown Prince William who wr? reverted seriously wounded in the Liege fighting, was nev- ' ' ' r -I, tnt is commanding at lletz. " r:' - i--: JAPANESE Hj.yfAR NEWS JAPAN D1PECTE0 TO HIT HARD AD S00 IA0C AO WILL BE SLIGHT ODSTACl .V . V - 1 1 r THOMAS ARRIVES PifCARN MATTER TO HANDLE WQRIt IRRITATED THE FORJEFF M'CARN ; s BOURBON HEAD At left. Emperor . Yoshfhito, I who Is taking, a deep Interest. In f the war developraenU la the Or!-, ent, and Baron Takaki Kato, mln-' j Ister of foreign affairs for Japan.' j KALI HARBOR LONG DELAYED San Francisco Assistant Will Believed President Will Not be Assume District Attorney's Duties for 60 Days Satisfied Until District Attorney Is Removed Mv Instructions are to come to Ho- v Pw P Q III RPRT nolulu and Hke charge of the district . fspiiai star-Bulletin Correspondence attorney's office for 60 days." . ! v WASHINGTON. D. O. Aug. 13Jeff M. A. Thomas, chief regular assist- MCarn . Unlted states attorney for wit to the district attorney : of San H . j AUorney-gen-FrancUco. thus explained his mission , eral McReynol(ls a complete statement to Hawaii a few moments ater he ar-j troubles. The two close rired on the steamer -Sierra this jmorn- , frlendg discttssed every an- toSfci?ic0?lpa?y Wi? ,ra To cr'gle of the difficulUes encountered by . Thirty-six hours before the Sierra J;.t hi hrirf sprvice in sailed from the coast for Hawaii, he Mr- Mf during J223 says, the, district attorney's office in? e territory. aH"." ine the 8Yeral reports submitted by SSKIe r? jJUtlSio tions to send a representative to Hono- ands - and S1110 lulu to Uke charge of the local district filing their conclusions with the d attorney's office during the absence of .partment of justice. He gave his ver Jeff McCarnJ Notwithstanding the' sion cf all the complaints and criti brief notification, Mr. Thomas was se- cisms. lected by the district attorney of San The first-Handi report of Mr. McCarn Francisco for the work, and sailed on was divided into sections. He went the Sierra. . I to the department of justice Immediate- Other than to. "take charge of the ly after his arrival here and was in district-attorney's office for 60 days," ! conference with the attorney-general m Thnmto ovo that h hns Tecpivedlfor two hours. The following day no instructions from the attorney -gen eral regarding the nature of his work here. He further says that he has not been authorized to make any Investi gations or to handle any matters other than the routine duties -of the local office. w - "Mv instructions explain why I am here." said Mr. Thomas, "and I believe By C. S. ALBERT" Special Star-Bulletin Correspondence! WASHINGTON, DCi Aug 13-No decision in regard to a report, on the Kaimi nar Dor project win . De reacnea for some months to come hv the Board of River and Harbor Engineers of the war department which has the matter under consideration. The boird has asked for further detailed Information on the subject, but !eav$ o'h a weatern trip. In a few days ana wiu noia .no mriro harfn?a fn this ritv until late In September when the matter Jpf adding to tne capacity 01 wonoiuiu Bmppme fjcilities will be taken tip again. ; The delay is not one Which' will in jure the chances of the project in any way, on account or tne ract mat con gress will not take up a new river and harbor bill, under which the appropria tion will be made, for some time. ; The army engineers are apparently taking a great deal of Interest In the subject and a. favorable report is anticipated when the matter has been given fur ther consideration. WIRELESS OPERATOR SUSPENDED FOR BEING ASLEEP ON THE JOB there was another n2Ming. . intimation has beenriyen as to what will follow, Mr. M(:altevisit to this city and the series cf ti5L with Attorney-general McReynolds j The Impression prevails now as hereM tofore that President Wilson is much irritated because of the troubles stir- rprf un In Hawaii bv Mr. 'McCarn. It Utrl CCk&VA iUI - " - I am concerned' ; j ough inquiry. It Is thought he will be informed as to the "mystery" here re garding Mr. McCarn's trip to Washing ton, and the rumors of his having been removed which were connected with it, Mr. Thomas said that a similar mys tery had prevailed in San Francisco, and had 'been made much of by the newspapers there. Mr. Thomas added that he was introduced to Mr. McCarn while the latteras in San Francisco satisfied with nothing short of the district attorney's removal. , The only question debated here by (Continued on page three) MONUMENTS Granite, : Marble, . Blue Stone Coping and Iron Fence. H. E. HENDRICK. LTD. Tel. 2613 Merchant and AlakeaJ That Uncle Sam is making. the U. S. wireless men keep up to the mark Is shown by the fact that the local radio officers have been informed that a well-known operator has been sus pended for six months. A recent no tice from the department 01 commerce tn WnRhineton has been sent through BJocal naval station announcing that a coil2iercial first grade operator's license halieen suspended for a pe riod of six mobs, effective July 29, 1914, -for sleepingcrvuty at sea and subsequently denying hewas asleep." those familiar with the McCarn mat ter Is as to whether he will be super ceded in the near future or be permit ted to hold office while under fire, n has been the desire of the attorney general to not , Interfere while Mr. McCarn's case vras pending In the courts but await a judicial determina ticn before taking action. Many be lieve he will adhere to this course unless forced to take earlier steps be cause of the president's insistence. SEES AMBITION OF JAPAN. - Associated Press Service by Federal Wireless. NEW YORK, N. Y., Aug. 24. The German ambassa dor, arriving from Rotterdam, made a statement today in which he says: . . - ; r.?. "Japan will undoubtedly take Kiaochau from the Ger mans. Her sheer weight of numbers assures that result. When the war is ended Japan will have the supremacy cf the Pacific. Japan took advantage of the present situation .for that sole purpose.":, : ... 'y:t yr:. 1 JapafcChina . ; TOKIO, J apan, Aug. 24.-TCommunication with . China ha been severed for the last 24 hours. It i3 believed that the cabls has been cut. v .,v:;.-;:- ";i :;"v,'' '- ; : ' -. : " Ltiest Reporti on Ar 1 ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Aug; 24. The best informa. tion as to late moves by the hostile armies is that the German right flank is immediately . south of Antwerp and moving on Lille. The second division of the force in Belgium i3 50 rniles southeast of Lille, moving on Maubeuge (or Mauberge). The third is reducing the fortifications at Namur in order to occu py that point, whicfi is the focus of the Belgian second line of defense. The total of these three forces is believed tb be about 25,000 men.. : The main northern army of Germany, numbering 300,000 men, is advancing slowly along a. long line. This line extends from Givet, France, to Didenhoffer, Lorraine, i - ; , The southern army 's base is at Strassburg and it is attack" ing the French border defenses around Nancy and' Verdun, s American Embassies Hard-worked WASHINGTON, D. C., Aug. 24. The American ambassa dors in London, Berlin, Vienna, Paris, St. Petersburg and To kio havebeen entrusted with the affairs of Austria, Germany, Japan, Russia, Great Britain and France in the respective ' countries as a result of the declarations of war, all the embas sies having been withdrawn by each country from the other countries asninst which hostilities have been declared. As a result of the great volume of added business that has fallen to the American embassies, all have had to request more money to employ additional assistants. Russia Is Harassing Germany v , LONDON, England, Aug. 24. Russia's offensive opera tions against Germany are declared to have been brilliantly successful for the past few days. The Russian forces now oc cupy fifty miles of the German frontier. AUSTRIA TO DISMANTLE CRUISER. WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug. 24. Austria has agreed to ' dismantle the Kaiserin Elizabeth, which sailed from Yokoha ma for Kiaochau on the opening of European hostilities. She is believed to be sailng for some neutral port where she may be interned and thus prevent Austria from becoming involved in Oriental fiffhtincr. BRITONS HOLD THEIR GROUND. LONDON, England, Aug. 24. It is officially given out here that the British forces near Hons, Belgium, engaged the Germans all day and held their ground; GERMANS WANT TO RE-TAKE MULHAUSEN. v- -T IT !.. 1 J l Ai mi ' DAOJuUf owiLzeriauu, Aug. ine ijermans are renew ing offensive operations against Mulhausen, Alsace, which was ; reoccupied by the French last week after severe fighting. .. VICHY NOW A WAR HOSPITAL. VICHY, Allier Dept.. France, Aug. 24. The noted resort of Vichy is now one great, war hospital. All the hotels have been converted into hospitab and are filled with wounded sol-, diers of the Allies.-.' y". - , . ;.',:" ,- :v-. Three French infantrymen, with heads swathed in band-; ages, were found playing marbles, using bullets from their wounds for the marbles. One of them said, grinning, don't roll very well but we can't be particular in time cf - Additional Cable News on Pans Two.