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.HAWA1AM GAZETTE. FRIDAY, . AWT'ST 14, 1014. SEMI-WEEKLY.
STEif.lEd IIILE ran Pacific Mail Vessel, Under British Regis try; Delays Departure For Kobe When It Is Learned There Is Danger of Cap ture by German Cruiser. YOKOHAMA, August 11. (Special Cable to the Hawaii Hochi) The Faciflo Mail 8. S. Nile, which Is of British regis try, ii being held in this port for fear of capture by a German cruiser.; She was ready to tail for Kobe when word came of the appearance of a German warship near Kishiu, a port be tween here and Kobe. Her sailing date was cancelled and the -will remain here until It is felt safe to despatch her on her way to China. . . -, ' (."''..-,-: Russians Gain S trong : FootHold in Galicia ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, August 11; (Associated Press by Federal Wireless) A Russian force has gained a foothold in Aus trian territory in northern Galicia, after a battle. The affair, details of which are lacking, was an attack In force upon an entrenched body of Austrians, developing into a hand-to-hand conflict, in which Russian cavalry charged and routed three regiments of Austrian in fantry. The cavalry used their sabres effectively. : . ' German prisoners, captured in the fighting along the Russo-Prus-sian border, are now being transported inland, a train with six car. loads being reported yesterday from Vilna, one hundred miles from theline. ' , . icaffiStl1. ..' . ... POLAND INVADED. - t LONDON, England, 'August 11. The Central News agency says that the Austrians have occupied Miechow, ten miles. Inside Russian Poland, after defeating a force of Russian Cossacks. .'.The loss of the Cossacks is placed f t four hundred one Hundred and lorty. ... ... , - ? , v,i., .. i .i i ' ' . i , ' , , . ',;',. ,; Australian Squadron v v in Chinese Waters ' SHANGHAI, China,' August 11. . (Associated Press by Federal , Wireless) Australia has despatched her 'fleet to assist the regular British fi&ua CJMse, wti3s,:,:I.;,-: t:h:-:'. t '. . .The Australian squadron consista-of the battleship cruiser. 'Aus tralia, a sister of the New Zealand, and classed in the navy lists with the Indefatigable; the three protected cruisers of the Dartmouth class, the . Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane; and three destroyers, the ParramattV Yarra and Warego. These vessels are manned by Australians.', y. v . . '.'':- '. " ' JAPANESE ON TRANSPORTS. . ';." ', According to the reports brought here by Japanese merchantmen from Inland Sea points,. a large Japanese army is on transports, ready topsail as. soon as orders arrive. The troops for service i . China number forty-five thousand. It is expected that these troops ; will be sent to Shantung. - . .' . .. ', " 1 . t . Japanese Consul Is Jailedln-Mepdca WASHINGTON, August 12. (Associated Press by Federal Wire less) The Japanese ambassador here has notified Secretary of State Bryan that the honorary Japanese consul at Manzanillo, Mexico, has been arrested by the Constitutionalists. An investigation will at once be made and negotiations started for securing the release of the pris oner.- Registration WASHINGTON, August 12. (Associated Press by Federal Wire , less) The senate yesterday passed the bill authorizing the President to admit to American registry all foreign built ships less than five years old. The measure was amended so as to require this proviso as well as that a majority of the stock of the vessels so entered shall be held by American citizens. , - -1 ' ' i ii ' ' ''',''! v-" ': . ' .' ' ' ' . ' t , '. 1 .' Germany Makes I Reques t WASHINGTON, Argust 12! (Associated Press by Federal Wire less) Germany, through the United States, today asked permission ' from Great Britain .to send code messages through London. - - . ' , . .i -... : ' Food Riots in Bertih ' COPENHAGEN, August 12. (Associated Press by Federal Wire less) Reports received here say that the food supply problem has become so great in Berlin that prioes have reached a prohibitive point '' and that food riots are now in progress there '.,;;:,. : ; . . ... ..... . . ..I.' . i i Indications Point to Battle BAN FRANCISCO, August 11. (Associated Press by-Federal Wirdess) Additional wreckage was found today floating along the coast near the Cliff House. . It included two door-plates reading , "Navigating Qffloer" and '.'Gunner.-', Whether a naval engagement has actually taken place or whether the British cruiser Rainbow is stripping for action with the German cruiser Leipsig is not known. , FEliIIG PORT in FAR EAST and that of the Austrians at only For Germans Go North in March Through Belgium BRUSSELS, August 11. (Associated Press by Federal Wireless) Iln main German army is making a northern movement from Liege and is now stretched out along the valley of the Ourthe, the river on which Liege lies. . Two divisions of cavalry, the German advance, have reached the city of Tongres, soi-.'S ten miles north west cr uege, on the road to Hasselt. The Belgians still hold their main Liege forts and there has been desperate fighting along the Belgian lines, where the defense has been strongly reinforced by French lery. The reports from the front are that the allies have driven back the German attacks. , ; v-, It is officially announced that the Germans have evacuated one fort at Liege, which has been reoccupied by the Belgians. ' DISARRANGED GERMAN PLANS. The resistance which the invaders have met with at Liege has dis arranged all their plans, if the notes found on a captured German spy are to be believed. These notes indicate that the Germans looked for small resistance in Belgium and had planned to be on French soil, by last Wednesday, at Lille. The German stragetists had ex pected to occupy Brussels a week ago Sunday, within forty-eight hours of starting the Belgian invasion. INVADERS ARE HUNGRY. The prisoners being taken by the allies state that hunger exists in the German ranks, the commissary having proven unequal to the task imposed upon it. This adds weight to statements of prisoners previously brought in, who stated that the German advance had been made upon the supposition that there would be slight resistance and that the army would be able to live off the country without trouble. .' : :i" -: ' r:--, ' SHELLS MOW INVADERS DOWN.; .; On Sunday night the Germans attacked the Seraing forts, some four miles south of Liege, but were repulsed, with reported heavy loss. Among the dead, after the attackers had been driven back, were found the bodies of Prince William and his son. The dead left on the battlefield by the Germans numbered eight hundred. The main slaughter came when the attackers were advancing across the Ourthe river, the gunners in the fort having the exact range of the bridge and concentrating the fire on it when it was crowded with troops. .The bridge aemousnea oy tne sneus. . . - . h '.--. ; TOTAL GERMAN LOSSES AT LIEGE. ' ' The total German loss before Liege is now officially placed at two thousand dead, twenty thousand wounded and nearly ten thousand prisoners.-; REAL MILITANTS. . ' ' ' PARIS, France, August . 11. Special dispatches to Paris news papers today bring the story that women employes of the national arms factory at Herstal, Just outside of Liege, fought fiercely against the German invaders. The women used firearms while their ammu nition lasted and then barricaded the lower floor of the big factory and poured boiling water from the upper stories upon the German detachments sent to take poss3Ssion of the factory. They are said to have disabled 2,000 of the Germans in this way. ' The factory was not taken, last Friday. The male employes were with the army and the defense,' was planned and conducted by the women. NETHERLANDS PREPARE. To protect itself against German aggression, the Netherlands are calling out troops and stationing them in the four northern pro vinces of Overyssel, Drenthe, Friesland and Groningeii in which provinces maruai iaw nas neen declared. SEIZINO BANK DEPOSITS, - fi V u LONDON, England,' August 11. me-aerun Dame toiai tza,uuu,uuo. v v,v ' .',v. ,i,., Russians LONDON, August 12. (Assooiated Press by Federal Wireless) Ail jujLbuau((v veicgrpa aespatcu i en tea vuo auiitudi at several unnamed places. Sad Scenes at - Funeral of Mrs. Woodrow Wilson ROME, Georgia Augimt 12. (Aaw fluted Pre by . Federal Wirelen) With A torrential rain, pouring down, the remaini of the late Hra. Woodrow Wilson were laid away here venterday afternoon. The body wai Interred In the familr clot in Mvrtln Hill Ceme tery. lreiident Wilson vUibly it- rectea bi me remaini 01 nia wire wore lowered into the grave. Tbousanda gathered to attend the tad ceremonies. At the last moment the rain began falling and it wan Dece nary to erect a temporary shelter over tne grave where the family and inti mate relatives had amemblod. . i When the special train, bearing tho remains arrived here yesterday morn ing the church bells of the eity tolled. School girls in whit dresses lined the street from the church to the ceme Vrv, when the rain begau. The fnneral processiou parsed Mrs. Wilson 's girlhood home and also the spit, where It is -reported she was be trotSed. . r '.. ' CAIMAN ERA, !iba, August 12. (Associated I'rem by Keilcrul Wireless) The Fifth Regiment of Marines bus been ordered to proceed at once to Santo Domingo on the United States tmiiHiort Hancock. . . -' ' . ' ! BAN KRANOIRTO, Angust 12.-r(As sociated preH by Pederul Wireless) The American Hawuiian stenmer Ne braskan . sailed -. from here .vesterday, bound for New York, ' It will iiroceed direct to Ptuiama and will be the first merchantman through ' the . 1'anamii Canal from the l'acific,. SAX FRANCISCO, August 12. (As sociated" Tress by Fetleral WireleskS Italy ha sent aunouncement thst it has cancelled its exhibit at the i'anauia I'aciflc Kxpokiliou to be held here in 101 A. France, on the Other hand, hns notifled the exposition officials that she will exhibit as originally planned. ; KEEP IT HANDY, Tnunediate reliuf is necesNary Iq at tucks of diarrhoea. Chamberlain .' Colic, Cholera aud Diarrhoea Ueine.ly should always be on bamL For sale by all dealers, Henson, Smith t Co., Ltd., agents for Hawaii, and British infantry and artil was swept clean of men and Russian funds sequestrated in . f , - v"'. v,i m' Victorious reports inat ine Jtussians nave de- NEW HAVEN AGREES TO IUERCINS PLAN iNEW YORK, August 12. (Associat ed Press by Federal Wireless). The New York i New Hav'u Railroad Com. pany nas agreed to the government plan of unmerging. This is practically ip Conformity to the terms recently laid down ty the government. '. However, this does not affect the criminal prose eution of those who may have, been criminally Identified with the affairs of the company.' ' These cases will b presented to the grand jury text Sep tember. . ' ' ' ' Germans Arc Driven " Out of Meiise ! PARIS, August 11. (Asso dated Press by Federal Wire-, less) The German advance guard which has attempted the invasion of France by way of the Muerthe-et-Moselle was met at Spincourt, department of the Meuse, yesterday and driven back to the main German army The advance consisted of a strong force of. Prussian cay. airy. ' The French advantage is be ing followed, up and the Ger mans are retreating back to. wards the Grand Duchy of Lux emburg. This report is official LINER LUSITANIA ; SAFE IN PORT NEW YORK, August 11. The Cuuard liner Lusitania reports safe off Fustnet. She was rumor ed to have been chased by German cruisers. Great Events in Alsace LONDON, August 11 (Asso- ciated Press by Federal Wireless) Great events are foreshadowed in Lower Alsace from the few guarded messages that have been received, the censorship being ur gently strict It is known that the French have been pouring rein forcements into Muelhausen, in an ticipation of an attack in force by an allied - German and Austrian army. 'v- :."'. ' . . ' ; ; V, It is reported from Copenhagen that the French have been driven back, losing 25,000 men. The ex tent of the attack is unknown. A battle is already going on at Wittenheim, north of Muelhausen, but whether this will develop into the great battle expected or not is not known, according to Paris despatches. Nothing definite has been heard of the Austrian force reported from Berne as gathering at Basel three days ago. Paris advices are that the French are meeting serious oppo. sition in their advance north, but it is regarded in the French capi. tal that the French are holding their ground, at least.. . . ; . GERMANS CROSS LINE. As a eounterstroke to the French-' invasion of Alsace, the Germans are attempting to force a passage into France through the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg, into Meurthe-et-Moselle. The French are stubbornly resisting. '., BRITISH MOBILIZATION ' , V COMPLETE. '7- Earl Kitchener, the British war secretary, announces that the mob ilization of the British home army j now complete, with six hundred thousand men ' ready to march. These are the regulars and the res. irvists. The territorials are hold. mg themselves in readiness to join the colors, while other volunteers jaay be called for later, if the ne cessity arises. , . .;.. SERVIA DEFENDS HERSELF According to 'despatches which have come ' from Belgrade., the Austrian invasion of Servia has railed and the attention of that country is now directed to prepar Ing to resist the Russian invasion Of Galicia. Belgrade is no longer menaced by an invading force, while the troops which crossed the Danube south of the capital have aeen withdrawn. , -:, v: v A Servian force . has invaded Bosnia, where the Servians expect to receive recruits from the resi dent population which is strongly SlaV.- :! -tin' .;4 '".''.. BULGARIA IN STATE OF WAR SOFIA, Bulgaria, August ll. A state of war has been declared throughout Bulgaria.' Precaution ary measures are being taken both for defense and for. possible of. fense. ' ; : ' : y HIGH PRICES BOON TO "One of the first benefits to be de rived from the iucrease tn sugar prices ill accrue to the plastation laborers, Uy an agreement between the laborers aud the planters a sliding scale of sal aries is arranged by which the laborers will receive a- bonus in wages on all sugar marketed in excess of the price of 470 a ton. Inasmuch as the prices are now in excess of those figures the laborers will, all profit as well as the planters. . ;..k. ....... I hey AH Demand It Honolulu, Like Every Other City and Town, Beceivea It.., ' People with kidney Ills want to be '-nrud. Wlieu one suffers the tortures of en aching back, relief is eagerly sought for. . .There are many remedies today that relieve, but not permanent 'y. Doun's Bsckm-he Kidney 1'i. la have brought lasting rcsiilin to tl'ousauil. Here is proof of merit. ' Jlany Kersliug, b"U Poland St., New Orleans, La., says: "I was so sick f on kidney complaint that I despaired of 'eve'' being cured. 1 Lad teiriblo pa'ns through my kidneys aud at times I bc CMiue liiint. I w.i siilf and lame, aud co' M lisnilv htrnii over. I did not sleep well and got up in the morning led ng tired, l'i i.n 1 1 y I used Do..u HacUaile Kl.lu.y I'il In and foil thiir good effe. t at oce. Thev we it to f ie root of niy tr ml.le and in a mouth made a complete . ; Jo n. V l!"l acl-e K'duey PitU' are miM l nil .Irupg utt snil s'oreke'rs at . i3 emits er box (ix boxes f2.2U), or will bn mailed ou receipt of price bv the llollister J)rutf Co , Honolulu, wiiLi-mie agents tor the Jluwaiiaa Is Wcmenler the nwme, Doan's, tut) tan no suDsittuve, . PLANTAIN LABORERS BRITISH ID GER1N SHIPS REPORTED TO HAVE CLASHED NORTH OF SAN SALVADOR German Fruit Steamer Brings' News of ; Sea Battle to Boston; Ten Thousand German -Cavalry Attempt Turning , Movement North of Liege. BOSTON. Mas-achusttta ' Animit 12 t AssnrintA Pre hv Federal Wireless) A sea fight between British and German cruisers took place two hundred and fifty miles north of San Salvador, according to reports brought here yesterday by the Norwegian fruit steamer Lovland. The battle is said to have occurred August 6 and it is mans uecu German Forces Attempt A Turning Movement ;-: ''';;:;;-'vvv:;v- u " ,;.';V:.;"' ' . ".:'; BRUSSELS," August 12. (Associated Press by Federal Wireless) The Germans, who were widelv reconnoiterinv met in a i.Vi wtth the Belgian! north of Liege last Monday, according to advices receiv. A force of ten thousand German Cavalry is now operating between Tongres and St Trond in the nrovince of Lieo-e indleAtinir a. nnrthem turning movement. The newspapers say that a German aeroplane was shot near Namur, ut that it descended safely and that the inmates were taken prison 3rs. The Germans.' according to renorti hava dKtrnvnd th mtiumv west of Liege and have burned many villages. . -.I,. , ,i i .. i . - Germans Carried IJege : ; ;, A t Point of B ayonet BERLIN, via Copenhagen, August 12. (Associated Press by Fed eral Wireless) Emperor William today received American Ambassa dor Gerard in the Palace Garden. The Emperor appeared confident, though in a. serious mood.,, He said that the Germans and Belgians have been numerically equal at the fighting at Liege, but that tha German bayonets carried everything. He added that the Belgians abandoned a great number' of, arms in their fight. The first list oi losses incurred in the fighting published contains sixty-four names. V- Americans wishing to leave Germany are now being enrolled at the American embassy. , s', .;.:..;';, ; j . .:, ': l- .;;- r - ' Germany Will Use the Savings 1 -' i)' . BERLIN, August 11, via London, August 12. (Associated Press by Federal Wireless) The Norddeutche Allgemeine Zeitung in its issue today declares that Germany has met successfully as well as finan cially the problem of mobilization of the German forces through the Reichbank. It adds that the issuance of a moratorium, suspending the date of payment of all obligations, will not be necessary. The neonle's savinars of seven million five hundred thousand rfr.llnr. uHli first be taken before this course is War Prices on Food Are Aar7n;n9 Congressmen 1 '...( .', .IC, NEW, YORK, August 12.-'(Associated Press by Federal Wireless) The country is already beginning to feel the efTecta of the war in the prices of all foodstuffs, which are going' up. ; . Four resolutions were introduced in congress yesterday, each one Ofikinff for an investio-at.ion Intn fhe nnsiHnn nt fnnd rH7ea inJ V, rapid increase in the cost of living. The resloutions ask why it should be that, in the face of a bumper grain crop here and all for. eign markets closed, there should be any advance at all, unless speculators are getting control :,:.; .---' ; ' ; MEAT PRICES JUMPING. ' CHICAGO, August 11. (Associated Press by Federal Wireless) The wholesale prices on meats have advanced from nine to twen ty per cent during the past ten days, and this big advance has been immediately transferred to the retail counter. Since Saturday the increase in retail prices has been from twelve to twenty per cent. Within the last ten days flour by the barrel has gone up twenty per cent, beans fifty peY cent, eggs twenty per cent and lemons fifty percent.' :- v...- : ';' ' :; ' The packers put the blame upon the great army demands in Eu rope, with the fact that the European production has stopped because of the great mobilization plans under way. ' ' ' ; :'- : America May En ter Pro ies t WASHINGTON, August 12 (Associated Press by Federal Wire less) Secretary of State Bryan today cabled to Ambassador Page at London to investigate the report that Great Britain is forbidding the landing of any foreigner on British soil. The United States will pretest if this is true. . . Th.'s government was today notifled that the North Sea is min:d everywhere. . . 'rn i ' . -,' - . i . i i,,,., ' X lSi YOKOHAMA;' August ll. (Special Cable to 'the Hawaii Hochi) After investigation it has been learned that the report that the Amer ican Atlantic fleet is to enter the Pacifio through the Panama Canal at an early date is partiwlv cor-ect. is to come. further reported that the Ger- ; of resorted to. - . , U KJI X ttUi U t nortion of the battleship fleet