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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 07, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 3

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are en route here from Esbjerg, Den
mark, today, -according to advices
from Copenhagen. Included in party
are Alvey A. Adee, second" assistant
secretary of state, and George Post
Wheeler, secretary of American em
bassy at Tokio, and Mrs. Wheeler.
London. King George has sent to
Berlin his resignation as honorary
colonel of First Prussian Dragoons.
New York. Under direction of So
cialist party great anti-war demon
stration is planned in Union Square
tomorrow afternoon. Workers from
every country now involved in gen
eral European war will be on hand to
protest against slaughter of their
kinsmen.
Washington. South American
diplomats, state department and pan
American union were appealed to to
day by South American countries to
come to the assistance of their busi
ness, which is greatly crippled by Eu
ropean war.
Appeals sent to the leading manu
facturers, exporters, importers and
bankers from Atlantic to Pacific to
give "every possible aid and attention
to South American commerce in this,
unprecedented crisis."
New oYrk. Prices of ail food
stuffs were rising by leaps and bounds
in New York tdday. Meat was still
going up and even fish has joined in
general advance. Cheap cuts of beef
have advanced from 13 to 16 cents
a pound.
Lamb, selling at 16 cents until a
few days ago, now twehty.- Canned
meats have advanced five cents per
dozen wholesale and advanced price
may soon strike the consumer.
New York was further "neutral
ized" in the European war today. By
order of Mayor Mitchel no flags other
than American standard were per
mitted to be displayed.
Washington. Ambassador Dumba
of Austria today wired embassy here
that shipping to Austria-Hungarian
ports is impossible.
Berlin. German foreign office is- J
pued official denial that any ilTusage
was suff ered.by Dowager Empress or
Grand Duke Constantine.
London. Financial situation was
further cleared today when Bank of
England was able to resume payment
of gold in exchange for notes and
otehr papers.
Brussels. 17 persons killed, as
many wounded by bombs dropped in
the Square d'Avorey by German air
men. Washington. Cunard line agents
here posted notices offering to re
ceive bookings for England, Prance
and Italy.
New York. Carrying sixteen tons
of gold or nearly $8,000,000, U. S.
cruiser Tennessee sailed today on
mission of relief for Americans strap
ped in European war zones.
Messina, Italy. In pursuance of
proclamation of neutrality, Italy or
dered all German warships from its
ports, and, with their decks cleared
for action and every gunner at his
post, the German battle cruiser Goe
bel and the cruiser Breslau steamed
out of the harbor today.
It Is known that the British Medi
terranean fleet, which pursued the
two war craft after they had escaped
from the French squadron, is cruising
off the port and the Germans will
have to fight.
Officers of the warships, realizing
they may be going to death, have
made their wills and left them in
possession of the German consul.
Brussels. Fierce fighting at Liege'
continued. Germans hurling forces
against fortifications. AH-night artil
lery bombardment. Entire front cov
ered with German dead and wounded,
but accurate estimate of German
losses not yet possible. Germans re-
newed their assault at daybreak.
Paris. French troops have crossed''
German frontier at several points.)
War office officially announced inva-'
sion is being directed through Lor
raine. Towns of Vic and Moyenvic'
have been occupied. l
. French goVernmen has not yet ao-i.
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