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LAST EDITION 1 LAST EDITION
PRESIDENT WILSON TAKES A HAND IN PROBE
OF BIG BOOST OF FOOD PRICES
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914 at the Postoffice at
Chicago, m., Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran, - gtgg?5 Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. i Ma- ExceDt jn
J500 South PeoriaSt. 398 Chicago, $3 a Year..
VOL.3, NO. 269 Chicago, Thursday, Aug. 13, 1914 ONE CENT
BRITISH FORT FIRES ON JAPANESE
STEAMER, KILLING ONE OF CREW
tTurkey Remaining Neutral Austria to Demand Italy
Join In Belgians Defeat Germans in
Cavalry Engagement. i '
London. Japanese stejamer Shxkoku fired on by
British fort when she disregarded order to stop at en
trance to port of 'Hong Kong. One of crew killed and
steamer badly damaged.
London. Turkey formally announced she was re
. maining neutral in European war.
Rome. Cabinet in session, because of England's
declaration of war against Austria. Austria will prob
ably demand Italy join against triple entente. No change
in Italian policy expected.
London. Turkish' embassy here today disclaimed
any knowledge of the sale of the German battle. cruiser,
Goebin and the cruiser Breslau to Turkey,