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LACK OF FOOD A BIG WAR FACTOR WHOLE OF
EUROPE MAY BE DRAGGED IN
London. Strong rumors that Ger
many has declared war.
Berlin. Prices-.qn food imported
from Russia doublecTtoday. Potatoes
unobtainable. No London mails.
Ottawa. Canada will aid mother
country if England is drawn into war.
Preliminary plans made for sending
first contingent of 20,000 or 25,000
London. Dispatch from St.
Petersburgh declared negotiations
between Russia and Austria for local
izing of Austro-Servian conflict have
New York. Conferences being
held here among brokers to consider
advisability of closing New York
Berlin. Austria today endeavored
to form defensive alliance with Japan,
according to special dispatch from
Vienna. Reported that Foreign Min
ister Berchtold made overtures for
alliance to become effective in case
either Spain or Austria should be at
war with Russia.
Deutsche Tageszeuting, influential
imperialistic paper, declared diplo
matic relations have ben broken off
between Russia and Austria.
Series of explosions heard on Rus
sian 6ide of Austro-Russian frontier
at Myslowitz early today. Czar's
troops reported to have blown up big
Semi-officially denied there will be
any order for mobilization of German
army issued tomorrow. .
Denial of London report that Prince
Henry has been sent to St. Peters
burg issued here today.
German government ordered Hamburg-American
line to hold liner Vat
erland in New York until further or
ders. Also detaining Victoria Luise
and other vessels of German list in
London. Censorship dispatch
from Vienna says hope of localizing
war has been given up in all quarters.
Much significance attached to fact
that censor passed this message.
England making all preparations
to enter conflict despite fact that she
is playing leading role in effort to
No official announcement yet made
of reported 24-hour time limit for ex
planation said to have been sent by
kaiser to czar.
Nish. Statement issued by our
war office said that Austrians failed in
effort to force the pass which com
mands the approach to the Norava
Washington. War department ex-
perts estimated that general Euro
pean war will cost nations involved at
least $2,500,000 per day per million
London. Committee decided to
close London stock exchange until
further notice o naccount of interna
tional war crisis. Exchanges at Liver
pool, Edinburgh and Manchester also
Berlin. Having lost more than
$60,000 in the financial crisis brought
on by the Austro-Servian war, Eu
gene Eiber, wealthy banker of Pots
dam, shot his wife and suicided.
Berlin Most rigid censorship
since present crisis arose put into ef
fect today. Government refused to
pass any message dealing with move
ment of troops or orders to navy.
London. Censorship on news
from Vienna tightened today and evi
dence of diplomatic censorship in all
messages received from Servia. The
result is that all reports are conflict
Vienna specials presist that Bal
grade has been occupied by Aus
trians. Dispatches from Nish assert
invasion by Austrian 'troops has been
repulsed at all points. Government
censors on both sides appear to be
playing to diplomats, pending German-Russian
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