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burg-Ameriean liner' President Lin
coln arrived today.
Olympic came from Southampton
and on last stage of voyage was in
constant wireless touch with British
London. German ambassador will
return home on British cruiser.
Paris. By order of the government
all Germans in Prance who have not
received special permission to remain
are being arrested as spies.
Washington. Postmaster General
Burleson today cancelled trans-Atlantic
mail contracts with British steam
ers, leaving United States. Holland
and Sweden are only nations carrying
United States mails. Service slow
Portland, Me. What is believed to
be cannon firing heard off coast to
day. It came from the direction of
Liverpool. By order of admiralty
Allan liner Tunisian due to sail for
Canada today has been held up.
" Paris. German advance attacked
French outlying post of Petit Croix,
scene of Monday's annihilation of a
German Uhlan column at daybreak.
Advance guard of skirmishers with
supporting artillery charged the
French earthworks but withdrew and
long range artillery duel began. Ob
jective of the attack is to isolate Bel
fort. London. German steamer Wille
had is reported to have been captured
by the British cruisers off the New
Paris. Americans were able to
cash checks and obtain funds today
for first time since war was declared.
London. Permission received from
British government today for steamer
Viking to sail from Liverpool Monday.
Viking was purchased by a syndicate
of marooned Americans.
New York. All New Jersey factor
ies of Dupont De Nemours Powder
Company put on day and night run
ning time in anticipation of big orders
FRENCH CAVALRY OFFICER
French Cavalry Officer in the New
French Uniform Recently Adopted.
UNION CONDEMNS OWENS
In no uncertain terms the Press
men's Union No. 7 last night con
demned the candidacy of County
Judge John E. Owens for re-election.
They made it plain that as a political
ally of Andy Lawrence and the Chi
cago Examiner the judge should .ex
pect no support from the unioa mea