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Paris, Aug. 1. France is preparing
to strike. The foreign office this
evening issued a general order for
the mobilization of the entire French
army and reserves for-Sunday.
Montreal, Aug. 1. The German
tramp steamer Willehad, loading
grain here, sailed' at 4 a. m. today.
No attempt was made to hold her
New York, Aug. 1. The Standard
Oil Company announced today that
until further notice it has stopped all
exportations of petroleum and oil pro
ducts. In case of general war these
would be contrabrand of war and
liable to capture.
San Francisco, Aug. 1. The pres
sure of famine is already evident
throughout all Europe. Prices of
foodstuffs have soared beyond the
purses of the poor. England alone
has taken no steps to prohibit the ex
portation of food or warsupplies. It
has none to export, however, and
within its borders is not much more
than a month's supply.
Paris, Aug. 1. Socialists today
planned a demonstration against war
when the body of Jean Leon Juares,
their beloved leader, slain by an as
sassin, is borne to the cemetery
Fearful of what might result should
such a demonstration be held at a
time when most of Paris and France
is almost hysterically eager to take
up arms against the heredity enemy,
Germany, the authorities today made
counterplans to prevent a big public
New York., Aug 1. Four North
German Lloyd steamers ordered by
wireless to return to American ports.
New York stock exchange will prob
ably not open until Tuesday.
London, Aug. 1. Servia holding
her own against assault on Austrian
forces. Standard Oil tank steamers
Diviner between New York and British
ports which have British register have
been requisitioned by Admiralty, win
be used to supply oil burners of battle
Brussels, Aug 1. The entire sup
ply of wheat in Antwerp was pur- 9
chased by the Belgium government
today. The government threatened to
seize the wheat unless the price offer
ed was accepted.
By Jim Manee.
Hurrah for the water
Tho' maybe it's cold.
Plunge away in the drink
That is, if you're bold.
Float around for a while,
Then loll in the sand.
Say, honestly, Mayble,
Now isn't it grand?
P. S. "Wow! Here comes a big
CHICAGO GRAIN. Conditions
normal. Hope war scare has passed.
Wheat down. Corn and oats showed
slight advance. Provisions easier.
To cure prickly heat. Use talcum
powder freely. If it is severe, wash
with part water and three, parts al
cohol. Dust afterward with talcum
powder, or wash with lime water con
taining two drops of carbolic acid to
REASON GIVEN )
"Why was the boss candidate
scratched so on the ticket?"
"Because the people are itching for
reform." Baltimore American.
Fair tonight and Sunday; no im
port change in temperature; light va
riable winds. Temperature Friday
Highest, 86; lowest, 69.