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sional committee of apparent "team work" of meat and
foodstuff wholesalers in raising prices with the European
war as an excuse.
Vancouver, B. C. Cruiser Rainbow wirelessed
position off Vancouver Isle, setting at rest reports she
had been sunk. ,
Athens. German cruiser Goeben took refuge in
Dardanelles. Must coal and depart within 24 hours or
be dismantled under neutrality laws.
Rome. Austrian army operating in Galician
frontier has checked Russian offensive movement
Paris. Formal denial of general engagement at
either Givet or along the Grone river was made by war
London. Special dispatches from St. Petersburg
say that the Russian Baltic Sea fleet has captured 25 mer
chant vessels and now dominates sea.
Washington, Aug. 12. Arrange
ments to charter neutral snips in for
eign waters to bring Americans home
were made today by Secy Garrison.
Newport News, Va. Steamer Vul
can of Standard Oil fleet, which flies
the German flag, put in here to avoid
capture by British warships now off
Washington. Sec'y of State Bryan
admitted today that inquiries are be
ing made in England regarding an al
leged order prohibiting foreigners
from landing in England.
He declared that if the English gov
ernment had made such an order, it
probably applies to only a few ports
and that it will not operate against
the entry of Americans and other
State department communications
with Berlin, by way of Copenhagen,
opened early this week, has suddenly
The department, it became known
today, has been working for hours to
get messages through, but without
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Paris. The German army of the
Moselle is striking at the gap in the
French fortifications north of Verdun.
It has been checked at Longwy,
where severe fighting has taken place
and at several points on the Belgian
Luxemburg frontier in that vicinity.
This army, which is striking south
through Luxemburg, is reported to
be operating as far south as Contians
and to be in great strength. Its entire
front is screened by cavalry, who are
raiding the frontier line.
It is believed here that this move
ment is planned to divert attention
from the operations of the army now
moving westward in Belgian territory
and which is aimed at Lille.
The whereabouts of the French
army, which will attempt to drive
back this invasion, is kept secret at
the war office. However, it is ad
mitted there that severe fighting near
Stenay canf shortly be looked or.
The exact position of tire French
army of invasion that was forced to
evacuate Mulhausen is not revealed.
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