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Chi jo Maru. Sept 17. For San Francisco SlaUonia, Sept 22. From Vancouver: ilakura, Oct. 7. . For Vancouver: " Niagara, Oct. C. 3:30 f7 niY'fKf rrft ill? Edition 'ft- X, Evening Hulletln. Est 182. No. Hawaiian Star, Vol. XXII. No. 7000 JV- o-o SECOND GREAT BATTLE IfJ FRANCE BEGUN; RED LINE OF Associated Press Service by Federal Wireless. LONDON, Eng., Sept. 16., 5:25 P. M. (Official) The generat position of the Allies along the River Aisne is very favorable. Several counter attacks have been repulsed. The Germans have given way slightly and their losses are very heavy. The battleground of today's conflict is a great undulat ing plain, interspersed with wooded heights. The full forces of both sides are engaged. Neither Side Can Decisive LONDON. England, Sept. 16r-A second fereat engage ment between the Allies and the German armies has begun on French soil ";;:" . . The German rush into Trance and back is still without decisive results. Neither side is able to claim more than an opening advantage until a pitched battle is won. The German commander has shown the same skill in conducting a stubborn retreat with his forces still mainly intact as did the Allies, though the Allies have momentarily turned the tables. ;. : v:.,-'.'--'.l v The next move is a German one on their chosen ground. . The succession of Austrian defeats, despite attempted German succor, is becoming a veritable debacle. Germany must henceforth rely entirely, on her own forces. ' The story of a victory by the Austrians over the Servians is discounted. Previous similar claims have, always been found to end with the Servians . BEHLIN SAYS SITUATION IS ALL RIGHT ; v BEELI1T, Germany, Sept. 16. The general staff says that the western situation is 1 'still favorable," and the Allies no ; where .victorious. , : -'.)'' -y'. Lvj i PARIS, France, Sept 16. the Germans are fighting today on the defensive, on a line almost due east and west .from Verdun, the battle line being 1 about 110 miles long.' f VvV':--;--.': 'During September. 14 and 15 the German rear guard was reinforced from the main body. "In the previous pursuit of the enemy," says the Paris announcement; " the Germans aban doned, numerous prisoners and ws captured a multitude of stragglers in the forts, of which no exact count is yet possible. Therefore no estimate is' given, as the figures might appear fantastic." OF SI WOO IffiElJ WILL REFINERIES IN PAYICieSE CALIFORNIA ARE Hawaiian Sugar Company, operating ; Makaweli plantation. will pay divi : dends for this year 1165,000 ia excess of what was coming under the present . rate of 20c a share monthly. This in crease will be made up of 10c addition, to the regular; monthly dividend be-p-innfnfr n October 15 and an extra dividend of 80c a share payable aloJg ! with the first Increased monthly divi-J dend. Jfotlce of the Increased Tegu lar, anathe payment of the extra, div idend was given by Alexander & Bald win Ltd,, to the stock exchange this V morning. ..Following a decline of H point yes terday, the first sale of Hawaiian 6ugT recorded today showed- an ad- .rance of to 38 for 5 shares, fol lowed by an: advance or H for 75 shares, all between boards, and . an eaual gain on the board for 5 shares, j mating ine.ciosmg quoiauun a. Olaa was steady at 7 for 100 shares -reported and 20 on the board. Mc ' Bryde held 6 for a total of 515 shares reported, none selling Jit session. OaTiu opened unchanged at 21 for an aggregate of 397 shares, gaining 4.for 150 and closing ateady at 21 U on the board for 50 shares. Hawaiian Com rnerclal had sales between boards of S3 shares at yesterday's closing price and of 115 shares at hi volnt advance - to 37i. Ewa sold down M point to 24 ' for a total of 156 shares In recess. , Pineapple was steady. at 32 for a total of 135 shares. ' Oahu Sugar sixes . gained in a sale of $4000 at 98, while Honolulu Gas fives were steady at 99 for 110,000. On the board, besides - sales already mentioned. Olaa sixes -showed a gain of 10 points in a sale t cf flOOO at 85, '-.r U . - ? o-o Yet Claim ultimately, triumphant.; Official announcement Bays that; The San Francisco Examiner of September 9 says: : - . f Not in many years has" the sugar refining business received such an impetus as has followed the announce metn of the Interstate Commerce Com mission that eastbound freight rates must be reduced to a point which will enable California refiners to get the business of ' Chicago and the :. sur rounding territory. The new rate schedules are being prepared and will .be ready about Oc tober 15Y . . Both of the local refining compan ies are preparing for a tremendous in crease of business." . The Western Refinery In San Fran cisco Is being given much additional melting capacity. Capacity Is Increased. ,The refining capacity oi me caii f ornla-Hawailan Company at Crock ett la being increased from 375,000 to 575.000 tons annually. , Not only will all or ui Hawaiian sugar be refined here much of It now roinsr to New York but the re flners are confident that some Phil ippine, Japan and Peruvian sugars will be drawn on to meet the demand. The chanre means the employment of many hundreds more men. both in the refineries and on the railroads to carry the sugar eastward. It means tliat many millions of dollars annually will be handled here that hitherto has gone through New York and New Orleans. It means that California will refine the cane sugar and that the West will produce the beet sugar for (Continued on page four) f. Military Advantag GIVEN IMPETUS 12 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEXLBER 16, 1914412 o-o i HAPSBURG CURSE STILL I HANGS OVER AUSTRIA i; ' V - Archduke ( Charles Francis (above, 'heir apparent v to the throne of Austria, whose capture by the Allies Is momentarily' ex pected, and (below) Franz Josef, aged monarch of Austria, who Is reported to be near death That Turkey was prepared. for entry into the European war more than a month ago is declared in a letter writ ten from Constantinople by a Hono lulu girl. The letter was received by recent mail by Stanley Stephenson, and it is written by his daughter; Gladys who is engaged in' mission work-in Smyrna, r: The letter contains first-hand news of how war finds the missionaries in Turkey, graphically told. Writing un der date of August 9 the writer says: :; . Bible House,; Constantinople, Turkey, Aug. 9, 1914. My Dear Dad: . ; :- Ten "chances to one you'll never get this letter. For two weeks we've been cut off entirely from the outside world, : i (Continued on pags four) ; An Increase of $35,584,440.11 in the 1914 collections of the internal rev enue department of the United States government is noted, according to the preliminary report submitted to the secretary of the treasury by . W. H. Osborn, U. S. internal revenue com missioner. A copy of this prelimin ary report reached the Honolulu In ternal revenue office yesterday. The report shows the effect of the new income tax. The corporation ex cise tax imposed brought into Uncle Sam's coffers the sum of $10,671. 077.22. the corporation Income tax brought $32,456,662.67 and the indivi dual Income tax produced a revenue of $28,253,534.80: a total from this source, of $71,381,274.69. This is an increase of more than 100 per cent emiMa nn, tha rovpniiA ot.t the Dreceding year, the actual At Uli. -1 v . ' w - in crease being. $36,374,974.85. At the same time the report shows a de crease in other, or ordinary collec tions, of $790,534.74, the total receipts from this source In the present year being $308,627,619.27, s' . V J" ''v,v ISISe o-o M'CARN TRIAL STARTS THIS A.M. oo FOUR JURYMEN B tt UU aanat:aa Jurymen tentatively to try Jeff McCarn: S. F. NotL Andrew -U Bushnell. Charles H. Hustace. Frederick E. Steere. a m are buujoci. w mriuer cuai- a lenge and . may be excused. aj a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a With the circultcourtroom graced by tan array of prominent attorneys and trial jurymen to the number of 19, but withla sparse gathering of specta tors, the trial of United States Dis trict Attorney Jeff McCarn, under in dictment by the territorial grand Jury .TT on a charge of haying assaulted Claud ina w MpRhha with rtnntrprnii wps. pon, this morning was commenced be- one.lnBti n6e, when he 'asked Nott re fore Judge William L.-Whitney. The . ?ardIn his relations with Attorney entire morning was given over to the examination of. jurymen, and indica tions are that the Jury will have been completed by tomorrow noon. Of the jurymen.resent the first 12 drawn for examination were S. F. Nott, A. L. Bushneil -C. H. .Hustace. F. E. Steere, W. E. Heine, E. K. Kaal, Clifford Spitzer. J., C. Evans, C. H. SSL-1 'ZS?t otll n n" v i it . r v R. O. Moore asked that they be ex cused owing to urgent business mat ters, the privilege being extended only to Perkins. S. F. Nott -was the first juryman to be examined, he ; being passed for cause by both prosecution and defense after one hour and . 55 minutes- of questioning. At the; conclusion of the examination by the defense Attorney J, Lightfoot, one of the -counsel for the defendant, challenged the Juryman for cause, on the; ground that Mr. Nott stated that, after reading, of the McCarn matter in the newspapers and dlacusslnahe l5idformfed: an-onln. of the district attcrner.' Judge Whit - . .. v ney nowever denied the . challenge Upon being Questioned by J. W; Cath- cart, city and county attorney, Nott said that the verdict which he would render would be based solely upon the evidence brought out in the trial. Andrew L. Bushnell. Charles H. Hustace and Frederick E. Steere were passed for cause by both prosecution and defense after - brief examination Dy eacn siae. acn'or tnese jurymen J, w, Cathcart; city and county attor stated that they had formed no opln-1 ngy. v. FIRST VESSEL WEST THROUGH BIG CANAL IS LOCAL ARRIVAL a a a a a a nun aaaaaaaa tt The flrst commercial cargo to tt tt pass from the Atlantic to the Pa- tt tt ciflc through the Panama canal tt tt was carried In the Amerlcan-Ha- tt tt wailan. freighter r Missouriah tt tt which this morning arrived at a Honolulu. ' - , ; " .tt Captain William Lyons, master, a was loud in his praise of the ef- tt ficlency displayed In the handling tt of large vessels at the new wat- tt erway. Thp Mlssourian was nine tt hours in passing through' the ca- a n n a a nal, one hour and seven minutes tt a being spent in the series of three tt tt big locks, at which time the Mis- a tt sourian, representing a displace- tt tt ment of 18.000 toils, was raised tt tt 30 feet in six minutes. tt a ; 'There is never a hitch in the a a handling of vessels at Panama tt tt canal," stated Captain- Lyons, a a "Aided by six electric towing lo- a a comotlves no time was lost in a a traversing the canal proper and a a Gatun lake From the time of a in the course of his paper proved it k ... .... . . . , a arrival at 'the Atlantic terminus a a until quitting Balboa the vessel a a was in charge of competent pi-a a lots.- a a .Captain Lyons stated that a a slides continue to bring tons of a a earth and debris into Cucurache. a a although the dredges keep the a a channel free from obstruction, a a The American-Hawaiian Arizo- a a nan followed the Mlssourian in a a the canal, the latter vessel draw- a a inga record depth of 30 feet The a a Mlssourian completed its passage a a from New York tp Los Angeles a a in 17 days. tt , a After its discharge of . main-a M litUU. CiU K W LUC M139UUI WU n III cargo a remain in the islands for ten a a days to load 11,000 tons of sugar a a destined for .New -York. a a a a a a a a a a a aalt a a a SUGAR DROPS TO 6.02 SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 16. Sugar, 96 degrees test, 6.02 cents Previous Quotation, 65 cents MONUMENTS Granite, Marble, Blue Stone Coping and Iron Fence. H. E. HENDRICK, LTD. Tel 2648 Harchftat and Alake PCI oo oo oo ARE ACCEPTED ion in the matter ana that they were u in a position to render a fair and im selected a partial verdict 7. a Attorney LIghtfoot took occasion to' w rerer to local, dally newspapers in his a, e.xamination for the defense, and In a 1 variably asked the anestlon: aouread the accounts of the McCarn case in me aany newspapers? and x,o you believe what those papers , J Counsel for Ue defense, questioned largely along the line of the iurvmen's acQuaintance with Mr C th ciai Assistant l. Andrews, c5audhw fiiBJd :JlffilcC!ri- He the jurymen whether they were pre- judiced against McCarn because of his action regarding the Mahuka site regardlig .prize fights and his attli tude to aril the "white slave act." Tn Andrews he wanted to know if h w a member of the same political party as the attorney; if he was- a member of the same political committee. He also asked another Juryman if he was prejudiced? against the district attor ney because the latter is a Democrat These questions were answered in the negative. -The' question of any "of the Jury- lllZJSSrS: J J;japAnese aeroplane deops bombs i wnicn was Hotly debated during the drawing of the federal grand jury which .indicted Mr. McCarn, was brought out on but two occasions, and then dealt with but briefly. Of the four jurymen examined this morning, all were passed . for cause, there being no rejections. At the , commencement of the trial Judge Whitney set the daily hours for the trial from ulne until 12:30 o'clock. The jury panel drawn for the Mc Carn trial Is composed of Andrew L. Bushnell, John B. Searle, Samuel !F. Nott, Charles H. Hustace,. U H.V TJn- derwobd, William E. HeineErnest K. KaaUR. ;W. Perkins. R.'; G..Moorv,C, N. Marquez. William H. Stone.'CHfford ' Spitzer, Samuel A. Baldwin. John C. i Pmnia t T ' T Iiia.IojiIi TT.M. A a-uo, w , nuwuwu, ; nn a. Fransbnr Carl H. Nieper and Walter .A A- . m ... tvycruiu " '.'-;... Among those present at the trial this morning were M. A. Thomas, spe cial assistant to the U. S. attorney general; J. Lightfoot, A. S. Humph reys and J. Alfred Magoon, attorneys, for McCarn; Jeff McCarn, Attorney L. Andrews, special assistant to the &t- torney-sreneral of the territory, and HAWAII FISHING BENEFITS-FIELD Ho Tollc Pliih I nral-Wflfpr He jeilS UUD LOCai Waters are Angiers rarauise u Given Publicity. It was "Fish, .-.Day" ahd no bones about tl theAd club weekly lunch eon today. Mullet was the piece de resistance on Herr Heydenrelch's bill of fare and the piece de resistance on the educational program was a learned piscatorial discussion by H. Gooding Field. An amateur angler himself. Field has found that Hawaiian waters teem with game fish of many varieties. "This is an angler's Paradise" he said, and Dy telling oi uie many specimena w. the finny tribe which anglers have caught and which in other parts of the world attract vast numbers of sportsmen. "Publicity for the fishing possibil ities fthe Hawaiian waters is worth thousands of dollars to Hawaii every week,", he said. "It will bring a splen did class of ' tourists here and will help advertise the island the world over.'' H went on to describe some of the beet game varieties, hooking them up for the Ad Club audience in three languages--Latin, Hawaiian and English. n He concluded by announcing that at 4:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon on the roof garden of the Young hotel a (Continued on page four) JAMES A SULLIVAN, NOTED IN AMATEUR - SPORTS, DIES IN N. Y. Associated Press bv Fed. Wireless. NEW YORK. N.Y-Seot 15. James I A. Sullivan, secreUry of the Amateur Athletic Union and one of the best- known -men In the world of amateur sport, died In a hospital here today. He was operated on last Monday for I intestinal complications. OUGHT TO BRING PAGES, JdOT oo ITALY has HAitD Tin PRESERVING NEUTRflLITV; TROOPS QUELL DISORDERS ; Associated Press service by Federal WIrelats. ,vv t HOME, Italy, Sept. 16. Italian troops have .had to be called out to suppress violent demonstrations against neutrality. AUSTRIANS LOSE HEAVILY ROME. Italy, Sept. 16. News received here states that rt one-Mi TlftTilrl tViA Atrian v ported surrounded and in a desperate plight before a large force ht Russianshas finally joined with General Auffenberg -i mZ i , a , , , ? 33 miles north of Proemysl. They lost 40 per cent of their joint forcfta in their recent hattlea and akirmiahea. AUSTRIA CLAIMS BIQ VICTORY -VIENNA, Austria, Sept. 16. The Austrian general staff says4hat the army of Servians which has invaded Hungary has' been defeated along the entire front. ... SAYS GERMAN RETREAT IS CRITICAL ; . PARIS, France, Sept. 16. The Paris Matin says that the retreating Germans must mark time and fight a second, per-, haps a third battle in order to cover their retirement and pre vent disastrous congestion of their immense forces. TOEIO, Japan, Sept. 16. an aeroplane has dropped bombs' in the German barracks at Tsingtau and returned uninjured to the Japanese. ; President Declines Into ' Atrocity j : Associated Press service by Fedentl Wireless : w. ' WASHINGTON, D. Cw, Sept. 15 President Wilson has replied Jn al-. most Identical terms to charges madeby the Belgians, by tha Kaiser and by President Pol near of France, each.,decterlna that..lts, tnsmy I guilty;- of atrocities In warfare. President Wilson's reply states that thi requast of the comolalnanta for Imoartiaf Judgment honors the American nation', but final opinion as a sincere neutral is Impossible for the president of thi,Unlt a ...ill 1L. Is mmAit mmM mil ti A li.t. HA L.AUt. cd sukcs m cxprc umn me r PEOPLE WIDELY Commercial Paper, Messages, .' GasoIinQ, Liquors, Theaters I to Feel It ' . - ' -. - Associated Press by Fd. Wireless. PROPOSED VAR TAX WILL HIT WASHINGTON, D. Coept., 16 oe manaamusea w issue ceruilc The proposed Internal revenue ' meas-! of election to four Republican nomi ure to raise an emergency fund of Jnees for the house of representativea I $100,000,000 annually ronowea tne gen- ral tinea of tha Snanlfth war tax on checks, drafts and commercial and ,ega paper telegraph and telephone messages, cankers' ana ci-oxers mea ter tickets, gasoline, tobacco' wines, beer, liquors, etc. - TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE RESULTS AMERICAN LEAGUE. ' ' SL Louis Chicago 1, SL Louis Cleveland Detroit 8, Cleveland At i At ' 3. NATIONAL LEAGUE. . Brooklyjrv Cnicago 2, Brooklyn - i ,r : 1 ' At 7. At Bostin St Louis 3, Boston 6. 4 At NewlYork Cincinnati 1, j New York 8. J : At-Philadelphia Pittsburg 2, Phila delphia 6.v How They Stand RQ 'ffl NATIONAL LEAGUE. Boston New York . St Louis .. ..75 ..72 ..71 ..69 ..62 ..62 ..58 ,:56 54 57 ei azi Chicago ... .'. 7 Pittsburg Philadelphia Brooklyn ..' Cincinnati . i 71 72 75 .463 .446 .427 AMERICAN -wEAGUE. Philadelphia Boston .83 C78 .63 46 54 62 63 69 71 76 90 .657 591 321 526 j 477 f .462 .437 1 328 Washington Detroit ... . (Chicago ..1 70 63 -m St Louis: ..i......v...61 ..:.;.i..;..59 ......... ,...44 New York Cleveland PRICE FIVE-CENTS 3 rnrnTriftnlef xxrh Official announcement says that To Be Drawn sies nw SUIT TO SETTLE Q0.P.EL Many Republican Nominees for Legislature Hold They are Elected. ; High Sheriff Jarrett will probably b" v. ,7j " IQ these four candidates C. H. Cooke, D. P. R. - Isenberg, Normaa Watklns and W. T. Rawlln received a majority of all the ballots cast for the office In the primary last Satur day and under the new law' are elect ed outright . ' At the same time it is entirely prob-. able that some successful Republican candidates for the legislature on the other Islands will take similar action to get their elections declared a compllshed.. . ' ' Under the taw the high sheriff ia this county and the sheriffs of the oth er counties issue the certificates of election . to successful candidates in the general election. It being held by the Republicans that members of the legislature can to chosen outright at the primary, they aie . planning to bring legal action. If necessary to so-, cure their certificates of election now. A whole raft of nice legal questions, the kind that the deep-thinking attor neys revel in. are brought up by the present situation." Several of tha knotty points were spoken of yester day. One that is discussed today is: If the Republican candidates who re ceive a majority of the rotes cast are . declared elected and their names do not go on the official ballot in No vember, will only the names of the candidates not receiving a majority go on the ballot! Or will the name of the candidates next highest, but not nominated, in the primary also go tion joovi almost foolish, but it is Pointed out by Jegal authority that It may have to be considered seriously. It looks certain now that the su preme court will have to pass on these questions and, the party leaders- hope they can be settled within the next two weeks, before . the active cant nalgninz for . the general election ia started. . . ' m . The Young People's Society of the Christian Endeavor of Central Unica church Invites Its members and thel? friends to a social to'be held ia thi parish .house Friday, September -IV Lomrover ECTION