miners' federation replied today to
the British admiralty's request that
they work overtime on holidays next
week inorder to accumulate a coal
reserve for England's warships, that
they saw no necessity for England
intervening in a European conflict.
Resolutions adopted by the miners
asserted that they "did not consider
overtime work accumulating a re
serve necessary for defensive pur
poses." Altoona, Pa. Orders were isssued
this morning by the Pennsylvania
Railroad to put all shops in this city
on full time beginning-Monday morn
ing. This order affects about 12,000
men who have been on short time for
about four months.
New York. The Russian-American
Line announced today that two
of their liners, the Russian and Kurst,
had been withdrawn from service by
the Russian government. They are
being refitted now at LibaU.
Copenhagen. Denmark today
asked that Germany explain the ac
tion of German warships Jn stopping
and searching two Danish vessels off
Langeland. Formal report of the
searching of the ships has been made
to the minister of marine.
Paris. American tourists from ev
ery quarter of Europe are flocking
here. They are obsessed with the sin
gle idea getting home by the first
steamer. Few will realize their wish.
But all will get away eventually and
none is in any danger. This fact was
emphasized at the embassy today. All
however, have been advised to cross
to England where they can get
Pittsburgh, Pa. Reports from sev
eral cities in western Pennsylvania
today indicated a rush for naturaliza
tion was on among the foreigners.
Several hundred were said to have
applied fpr first and second papers
with the last few days, believing that
conscription might be avoided if they
were American citizens.
Vienna. Emperor Franz Joseph
ordered general mobilization of all ,
Austrian forces because of Russian
Constantinople. Bourse closed to
day. London. Run on Bank of Eng
land, greatest institution in world,
resumed today. National Penny
Berlin. Notice of discontinuance
of all international trains into Ger
many sent to border countries by
New York. Gen. Giuseppe Gari
baldi, soldier of fortune and grand
son -of great Italian liberator, offered
his services to Servian representa
Washington. American registra
tion may be provided for foreign ves
sels to prevent almost certain pa
ralysis of commerce as result of Eu
ropean war. Many steamship lines
now beseeching U. S. to come to their
rescue. President believes such
action at this time would put Amer
ican flag again on the high seas and
restore the American merchant ma-
BITS OF NEWS
Auto driven by Wm. Ferris, 2534 W.
North av., hit Rodgers Park rar. On
wrong side of street. Ferris arrested.
Wm. Moulton, member III. Cihil
Service Commission, married week
ago. Wife is Alice O'Grady, 5714 Ken
Aid. Beilfuss to be buried tomor
row. Property value in Cook county i3
Chas. B. Munday, head of LaSalle
bank, may be arrested. A. L. Feld
man, 3642 Drexel blvd., charges at
tack in banker's office.
Lieuts. Allman and McMahon of
22d st. station to keep jobs is edict of
civil service commislson. Morrissey's
case under advisement.
Henry Edward, cashier for Burke &
JameS, photo house, beaten and rob
bed at Ontario and North sts. today.
Three auto bandits "got $3,Q0O. Escaped.
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