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some time in securing milk and cream
on account ofhis trouble with the
waitresses. Last week he sent up a
cry that he was no longer able to buy
milk, but the Lake Zurich Co. came
LOCAL WAR BRIEFS
Run caused by war closed Creek
American bank at 611 Blue Island av.
Depositors afraid of failure because
of war drew $8,000.
Stock exchange to stay closed.
Follows New York's example.
Currency shipments left Chicago
for smaller banks yesterday. Situa
,tion much relieved.
McCormicks deny report that Har
old McCormick is to send yacht to
rescue of wife marooned in Switzer
land. British Empire Ass'n in meeting
supported stand of England. s Mem
bers are former British subjects in
Austro-Hungarian Relief Society
launched last night. To collect $1,
000,000 relief fund.
Chicagoans sent $450,000 to aid of
friends and relatives in warring
Mrs. Potter Palmer chosen vice
president of American Ambulance
Corps in Paris.
No word from missing Mrs. Young.
City officials worried.
Chicago Germans plan $2,000,000
Chicago cafes expect dearth of
waiters and wine.
Christmas may be toyless holiday
for American boys. Most toys are
K. Abe Chicord, Japanese consul,
said: "I don't expect Japan to mix in
Ten millions of the new currency
delivered in Chicago Friday.
REPORTED SAFE IN LONDON
Rabbi Emil Hirsch', Dr. Schumann,
Fanny Weinberg and John J .Rooney,
all Chicagoans, are reported safe in
Switzerland in a telegram sent Julius
Hartmann, U. S. consular at Lucerne.
The cablegram came via Paris arid
The Benjamins of Kansas City, the
Jacks of Monterey, Cal., and Juli Por
ter, Omaha, are also safe.
SAYS MANY YOUNG GIRLS ARE A
STRANDED IN EUROPE V
New York, Aug. 8. The advance
guard of the Mauretania's passengers
who were landed at Halifax when the
big Cunarder was diverted to that
port reached here today.
Conspicuous in the number was
James Speyer, the banker, and P. A.
S. Franklin and Louis Mann. Speyer
refused to discuss his experiences,
but Louis Mann was not so secretive.
"I was at Carlsbad when suddenly
the usual activities were interrupted
by the posting of yellow placards
everywhere. They announced the
existence of a state of war and called
on all able-bodied men to report to
the. colors. I got the last train for
Ostend, the military taking posses
sion of the railroads immediately
"There are thousands of Amer
icans, many of them young girls,
marooned in all parts of Europe.
They are appealing to the American
consulates for aid. The work of aid
ing them is a real task.
"Germany was war wild when I
was there and the kaiser's citizens
are supremely confident that after it
gets started their army will crush all
FREIBERG'S WINS A POINT
Freiberg's Hall won a victory when Q
Ben J. Stansbury, holder of the li
cense, was found not guilty of sell
ing liquor after 1 o'clock. His prin
cipal defense was the testimony of
three police officers, one of them
Lieu't James Allman, who was re
cently reprimanded by the chief at
the recommendation of the civil ser
vice commission. The other two were
Serg't Duffy and Policemen Carey,