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' commander at Metz has arrested all
members of French war society there
and executed its president
London. England will reinsure
shipments. Risk -will be 80 per cent
on hulls and flat rate on cargo. An
nouncement believed to indicate that
government will" take over Lloyds'
business during war to prevent charg
ing of two steep rates.
Des Moines, la. 100 officials of
Iowa banks organized national cur
rency association of Iowa to secure
$5,000,000 of emergency currency to
meet war conditions.
Washington. Pres- Wilson asked
immediate appropriation of $2,500,
000 more to bring American citizens
home from Europe, making total for
this purpose $2,750,000.
London. rEngland purchased two
Turkish dreadnaughts and two Chil
ean destroyers under construction in
New York. Lieut. John Cyril
Porte, on reserve list of British avia
tion corps, sailed for England. Flight
of air-boats postponed until Euro
pean war is over.
London. Dover harbr closed at
order of admiralty. One of princi
pal ports of communication between
England and continent.
Paris. Despite declaration of war
between Germany and France, stated
that French liner France will prob
ably sail for TJ. S. today.
London. Enormous crowds gath
ered around Buckingham Palace and
cheered king after declaration of war
Athens. Greek army and navy be
London. New Haven Dieppe Cross
channel steamer route closed.
HOW TO GET MONEY TO YOUR
Washington, Aug. 5. How to send
money to relatives and friends ma
rooned by the war in Europe is a sim
ple procedure, as explained by Wilbur
J. Carr, chief of the consular service.
Send a certified check or draft
(payable to "Chief, Bureau of Ac
counts, State Department") or postal
money order. State plainly name of
person (full name) city and address,
if any, abroad.
The money will be cabled immedi
ately to the nearest American consul
ate, who will issue local currency or
a draft (a United States warrant) up
on the state department payable to
the payee who calls at the consulate.
BIG STEPS IN THE GENERAL
July 28 Austria declares war on
July 30 Germany gives Russia 24
hours in whch to explain the mobili
zation of her army.
Aug. 1 Germany declares war on
Aug. 2 Germany invades Luxem
burg and violates Belgium.
Aug. 3 German army of nearly 1,
000,000 moving on France. Frontier
is crossed and fighting at numerous
Aug. 3 Germany offers Belgium
entente if Belgium will facilitate
passage of German troops through
Aug. 3 Belgium refuses and ap
peals to King George.
Aug. 3 Sir Edward Grey an
nounces England will fight Germany
if the kaiser's fleet attacks the
Aug. 4 Germany declares war on
Aug. 4 Germany declared war on
Aug. 4 Germany declares war on
England. England issues declara
tion of war against Germany.
HIS ONE RIVAL
"One or the other of us," muttered
the young man who awaited his be
loved in the front parlor, "is going to
be turned down tonight!
And he glanced ferociously at the
solitary parlor lamp glowing near thp
piano. N. Y. World.