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has been eclipsed by the black shadow
of this war.
lutes and without pause, limping to
his waiting carriage, he gave his an
swer: "Sieben Buchstaben, meine Her
ren!" ("Seven letters, gentlemen!")
In Germany military parlance this
means the emperor's signature, Wil
helm II, to the mobilization orders.
NO MORE BLACK CIGARS SOLD IN
The war has hit the cigar business.
Factories in United States and Cuba
are closing down because Europe, the
outlet for the large, black kind of
smokers, is not likely to buy these
Last year's total exports of Cuban
cigars were 183,000,000 of which
Canada and the United States took
only 66,000,000. Europe has used the
dark colors, whereas the United
States takes colorados and claros.
With Europe closed as an outlet for
the dark brands, the Cuban manufac
turer finds his export business cut
down two-thirds. In consequence
one of two things must happen :f,
Eitner tne uuoan manuiacturer must
close down his business or try to sell
dark cigars in the United States at
' MANY SPIES SHOT IN PARIS
Paris. The spy mania is rampant
It is said that numbers have been
shot for attempting to give informa
tion to-the nemy. There is talk of a
wireless installation on the top qf a
fashionable hotel in the Champs Ely
sees. According to the story, the
military called there the other morn
ing, held a court-martial and sum
marily executed the manager.
NO LONGER "GAY PAREE"
Paris. All the beautiful little Paris
shops s'o noted for the dainties, and
luxuries they sell are closed and the
shutters nailed tight The hotels and
restaurants are close'd by martial'law
at 9 p. m., so that after that early
hour the boulevards are silent and de
serted, and the gaiety of Paris nights
NEW MONEY ORDER RULE KEEPS
MILLION IN U. S.
The rule making it impossible for
any persons to buy foreign money
orders in amounts of more than $100
has resulted in keeping more than
$1,000,000 in this country since Aug
ust, according to figures just com
piled. There were received in the New
York office in one day for certification
abroad 6,670 money orders from all
parts of the United States. Before the
European war started the number ol
money orders received then exceeded
CRASH KILLS ENGINEER
Oakland, Neb., Aug. 28. Engineer
Morris J. Raymond of Omaha was
killed and eleven other injured, four
seriously, when train No. 3 on the
Omaha road collided with a light en
gine near here early today. Among
the seriously injured, Engineer H. P.
Fry of Florence may die.
FEW WOMEN WANT OFFICE
Topeka, Kan. Although this is the
, first time women are eligible to office,
only five are seeking election to the
state legislature. One Democrat, two
Progressives and two Prohibitionists
make up the list
HISTORIC GOLF REMARKS
President Wilson Tutl Tut!
John D. Rockefeller A lost ball
spoils the day.
Former President Theodore Roose
velt It's an outrageous lie!
General Gage Bunkered!
Secretary Bryan Peace hath its
hazards ad well as war.
Will Shakespeare To tee or not to
J. Travers, F. Ouimet etc. We
have met the enemy and we are
Ordinary Citizen D n the luck!
New York Evening Sun,