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VOL. V., NO. 638. JUNEAU, ALASKA, SATURDAY, AUG. 7, 1915. PRICE TEN CENTS. ENGLAND'S GREATEST STATESMAN REPORTED SLAIN SHORTAGE OE WATER SERIOUS That there Is scarcely enough wa ter In the Lewis reservoirs for street celantng purposes, and that for over a month a serious shortage has been in existence, were facts which were brought out at the meet ing of the city council last night. The City of Juneau pays the water company $100 a month for adequate > Are protection. At no time during the past month, it is charged, has there been an adequate supply of water in the reservoirs and the coun cil has determined to act if no relief can be obtained from the water com pany. SupL Ziegler, of the water com pany. today was asked to build a con necting flume for the purpose of pro vidig a reserve supply of water, at the cement spillway in Gold Creek. The plan is to tap the electric light com pany's flume in the event of Are In Juneau. Should the water company refuse to build the short flume the city will do tt. it is said. A short piece of flume, with a gate, could be constructed, and (the connection with the city main would take but a short time if more water were need ed. "Our only salvation in case of Are for the past month has been to sound the alarm of Are just the minute the Are is discovered." Supt. J. H. Wheel- i er said today. "In this way we have been able to check it with the aid of the chemical truck." I CONGRESS MAY MEET EARLY TO CONSIDER DEFENSE WASHINGTON. Aug. 7.?President Woodrow Wilson is considering whether to call an extra session of Congress abont Oct. 1 to consider na tional defense. Two problems are to be worked out One is a definite plan of national pre paredness and defense, and the oth er is means of raising the necesaary money?by bond issue or otherwise., Within the next two weeks or ten days, it is -expected, the President will hold conferences with the secre taries of war and of the navy on the question of overhauling the military and naval systems, which are likely to result in radically new policies of preparedness for the United States. WINS CONVENTION BY NOVEL PROMISE PORTLAND. Ore.. Aug. 7. ? When promises were made that the conven tion hall would be cooled by streamr of iced air, the National Society of Osteopaths, in session here, yesterday voted to hold their next meeting in Kansas City. Denver had been agreed upon as the place of the 1916 meeting, until the Kansas City delegates sprang their coup. ? ? ? ? ALLIES' ORDER FOR s THREE-YEAR DELIVERY NEW YORK. Aug. 7.?Russia. Great i Britain and Prance are placing orders - with American factories for the de livery of ammunition over a period be ginning now and continuing at regu lar monthly amounts for a period of three years. CANADA'S PREMIERS SHOW VERY LARGE DECREASE OTTAWA. Aug. 7.?Canadian reve nues for the last fiscal year were $132,000,000. a decrease of $28,000,000. The custom receipts for the year of 1014 were $78,000,000. a falling off of more than $27,000,000. The Dominion government plans to spend this year $107,000,000, and to prevent a deficit in the treasury customs duties were raised on Febuary 15 from 5 to 7% per cent. In addition, there has been imposed a war tax of 1 per cent, on the gross circulation of the banks, and one cent extra on every letter and postal mailed, two cents extra on each bank check or note, one cent on every telegram, five cents extra on each railway ticket costing from $1 to $5 and five cents on each extra $5 of fare, besides special taxes on drugs and liquors. EIGHT LANGUAGES FAIL IN MARRIAGE CEREMONY CLEVELAND. Aug. 7.? Justice of the peace Zoul's eight languages avatl , cd him nothing when a couple ap peared in his office to be married. English. German. Hungarian. Spanish. French. Scandinavian. Russian, and Greek obtained no response and the justice gasped. The bridegroom handed the justice a slip of paper. On it was written: "We are James H. Scott. Xewburg, and Mrs. Clara Willard. 7206 Central Avenue, and we want to be married. As an afterthough Scott had scrib bled "We are deaf mutes." The ceremony was performed, questions and responses being writ ten. 4*4 + + 4 + + + + * + ->+t? + ? WEATHER TODAY + * Maximum?61. + ?j. Minimum?40. ?> Sloudy. +. *++?*+4*4++44*4+4 COOK IS ACCUSED Of MURDER FAIRBANKS, Aug. 7.?Julius Mill er. a cook, is under arrest, charged with the murder of Mrs. W. S. Rowe ?>( Olness. tea days ago. Ball has beer j denied him. Miller was already in . Jail on a charge of cutting "Scotty" Lamb at Olness a week ago. While he was awaiting a hearing Ed Cairns filed an affidavit in which he stated that Mil ler wanted he and William O'Connor to "take a hand" in killing Mrs. Rowe, for the purpose of securing the money she was known to hare. O'Connor al so is held on a charge of murder. Cairns, in an interview here, said Miller told him how he had murdered Mrs. Rowe. Citizens of Fairbanks have subscribed $4,000 as a conviction fund. RADIO STATION FOR TOLOVANA FAIRBANKS, Aug. 7.? Tolovana's new wireless station, financed by Fal con Joslin, will be ready for businoss in a short time. Mr. Joslin left to day for the new camp. An operator for the wireless station preceded him a week ago. Water Has Been Low. Reports from Tolovana continue good although the dry weather caus ed a shortage of water. Sluicing has been confined to ten minutes an hour, owing to the lack of water. Heavy rains of the past two days have helped the district, however. TAX AUTOMOBILES TO GRAVEL HIGHWAYS FAIRBANKS. Aug. 7.?A movement Is on foot to have the city levy a tax of $10 on automobiles, for the pur pose of raising a fund to gravel the streets in the business section. "BILL" McPHEE IS GIVEN RECEPTION FAIRBANKS. Aug. 7.?William Mc Pbee. grand president of the Fair banks order of Pioneers, was given a big reception whon he arrived here from Seattle Monday night. Delegate James Wickersham escorted Mr. Mc Phee to the chair of honor. WICKERSHAM SEEKS LOCATION FOR HOME ?+? FAIRBANKS. Aug. 7. ? Delegate James Wlckersham will leave here In a few days for Chena Hot Springs j which is to be inspected with a view to its possible selection as a site for the Prospectors' Home, in the Inter ior, for which the legislature two years ago appropriated the sum of $6000. On his recent trip through the Ter ritory Governor J. F. A. Strong made arrangements with Mr. Wickersham to go to Chena. Mr. Wickersham will be accompanied by Representative Dan ,Drl8Coll. * This is the first site to be inspectod in this connection and will probably be one of the several before the final decision is reached and a spot for the home finally chosen. * + + + + + + + + + + + 4? <? + RAILS TO ANCHORAGE. * A. J. ? Seattle. Aug. 7.?Twelve cars + + of steel rails consigned to the + Alaska railroad engineering + + commission at Anchorage, ar- +? + rived here from Kansas City + + last night and will be sent to <? + the railroad baso on the Alaska < + Steamship company's freight + ? vessel Seward. <fr * laying of the rails will *> + mark the first actual con- + + structlon of the road. * * + + ??!?+? + + +?>? + + + ???? KRUPPS GRANT ALL DEMANDS OF MEN AND AVERT STRIKE ? ? GENEVA. Aug. 7.?Word has been received here that the Krupp works at Essen have averted the danger of a strike by granting to the working men all their demands as to hours, wages and other conditions. STEEL TRUST HEAD WANTS LARGEST NAVY HONOLULU. T. H.. Aug. 7.?Judge Elbert H. Gary now in Honolulu says: "Immediate steps toward military ex pansion should be taken by the Unit ed States. We should maintain the largest and best single navy in the world and our army Bhould be many times larger than it is. Hawaii, as a buffer for the western shore of our nation, should be made strong enough to defend itself from the surrounding seas." NEW YORK BANKER GOES TO PENITENTIARY NEW YORK. Aug. 7.?-Edward M. Grout was sentenced by Judge Lewis to serve from one to two years in Sing Sing prison, for perjury in con- < nection with affairs of the Union Rank, of which he was at one time president. CARRANZA SEEKING HARMONY WASHINGTON, Aug. 6.?It was offi cially announced today at the State Department that General Vonustiano Carranza had notified Secretary Rob ert loosing of his willingness to treat with General Villa through Judge C. A. Douglas, his representative In Washington. "The cablegram," Mr. Lansing said, "amounts practically to Cararnza's plea for recognition by the United States, and must be taken as an indication of his desire to remain at .peace with this country. MONTEREY TAKEN BY GEN. OBREGON SAN ANTONIO, Tex., Aug. 7. ? Gen. Obregon with 10,000 Carranzls ta troops, has occupied Monterey, it was reported here today. 1,000 MEN QUIT GEN. VILLA AND ASK FOR PEACE EL PASO, Tex., Aug. 7.?An even thousand Vllllstas at Torreon mu tinied yesterday and joined In a move: ment for the restoration of peace in Mexico. The mutineers paraded the streets of the city and shouted "We want peace," and " Long Live =Peace." *'l, + + + + + 4?+4, + 4''l,* + + * * + EASTERN WEATHER * + COLD FOR AUGUST * + ??? ? + CHICAGO. Aug. 7.?Yes- * + terday was the coolest Aug- ?> + ust day that this city has ex- * + perienced for 31 years. The + + temperature was so low that + + people felt chilly. + + + + Yuma is Warmest * + YUMA. Ariz.. Aug. 7.?This ? + section of Arizona is suffering ? + of blistering heat. This city + + yesterday was the hottest point + + in the United States. * * * AMERICANS MAY HAVE TO OCCUPY HAYTI LONG TIME PORT AU PRINCE. Aug. 7.?It is the opinion here that the American j occupation and possession of this j place will be of long duration. It is evident that the troubles among the factions here are deep seated, and that there must be a general disarm ament before quiet and order will be restored. RUSSIA OFFERS TO BACK AMERICANS TO MAKE AMMUNITION BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 7.?Vlce-pres ident Frank Jennings of the Inter national Association of Machinists claims Russia is willing to back his i association with unlimited capital It its 80,000 members decido to enter the business of making war muni tions. He says: "If we do go into the business, we can guarantee $8 per eight-hour day to skilled work ers." WAGES MUST GO UP OR STRIKE CERTAIN NEW YORK. Aug. 7.?A strike of 3800 machinists in the Sturtevant blower works and two other Hyde Park factories that are turning out war materials Is expected beforo the end of the week, unless employers \ submit to demand for an 8-hour day and an increase of 12%% In wages. "GET TOGETHER" PUBLISHER ADVISES SEATTLE. Aug. 7.?F. W. Kellogg, publisher of the San Francisco Call, In an interview here says the coast cities should combine to urge the de velopment of Alaska, unhampered,by government restrictions. 1 ? ? ? i LIEUTENANT'S WIFE SHOT BY ARMY SENTRY i ?+? i ST. LOUIS. Aug. 7. ? Mrs. Burr, wife of Lieutenant Burr, U.S.A., was shot but not Heriously wounded, while trying to enter Jefferson barracks In au automobile last evening. Mrs. Burr and her husband, who were in : the machine, failed to heed the 'sen- ' try's command to halt. I Mrs. Burr is the daughter of tho ? late E. O. Graves, a Seattle banker. ' ? COTTON IS NOT TO BE CONTRABAND NEW YORK, Aug. 7.? A London cable says that the British govern ment will not declare cotton contra band notwithstanding the agitation by some of the newspapers; under secre tary for foreign affairs declared in i the House Commons that Great Brl- I tain did not want to deal unfairly with neutrals whatever Germany is doing and that so far as cotton reach ing Germany was concerned it would make no difference whether it was i declared contraband or not. I MUTINOUS GERMANS Aitt SHOT HAVRE, Franco, Aug. 7.?It Is un officially reported hero that mutinies In tho German garrisons In Belgium were ended only by tho execution of the ringleaders. Newspapers published today report that the German landsturm garrison ing the captured fortresses at Liege, Ghent and Bruges were ordered Into the trenches on the Yser front, but refused to go. The accounts further said that ovor fifty of the leaders were shot to death. FRENCH WINNING ON WEST FRON PARIS, Aug. 7.?Tho* French are making dally advances In the Vosges mountain region. The attacks are on German trenches miles of which have been cleaned out and captured. Yesterday four heavy German coun ter attacks near Frontelle were com pletely checked. The French conducted a successful offensive movement against the vil lage of Laundls. Eleven officers and 800 men were captured. Germans Use Burning Gas The Germans yesterday shot burn ing gas into the British trenches in Flanders. The British were prearod for it, however, and a preparation of an English chemist counteracted its effect Very little damage resulted from the experiment. FRANCE LOOKS FOR GLORIOUS FINISH t PARIS, Aug. 7.?An extraordinary demonstration in tho Chamber of Dep uties greeted President Polncairo yes terday whon he appeared to deliver his address to them. The Presidont predicted a glorious finish to the war. He ended his mes sage with the statement: "The only peace that the Republic can accept will be one that will guarantee the peace of Europe." FRENCH GAIN VICTORY IN A8IA MINOR PARIS, Aug. 'i.?Prench warships destroyed the Turkish fortifications at Sighadjlk, on the Asia Minor coast. *+**?++**++++*+? + ? + SINALOA STEAMS NORTH. + ? + 4? Seattle, Aug. 7.?The steam- + ?S* ship Sinnloa of Balboa, with + Panama Canal construction ma- + ? terlal for use In building the + ? government railroad in Alaska + + passed Capo Flattery yester- + + day for Alaska. The cargo of + ?> the ship consists of locomo- + + tives, boilers, huge cranes and + ? derricks and other material + and utensils. She coaled at * ? Comox, B. C. + ? + + + + * + ** +?+??+??? DRYS IN VIRGINIA WIN ONCE MORE RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 7.? Incom plete returns from the Democratic primary elections throughout the State indicate that the prohibitions have won. and the drys will have a working majority in both houses of the legislature. The election of the Democratic ticket that was nominat ed at the primaries Is conceded. AMERICAN SHIPPERS CONSIDER BRITISH NAVAL INTERFERENCE NEW YORK. Aug. 7.? A general meeting of American exporters has been called to consider tie detention of American ship cargoes to Europ ean ports by the British naval forces. ENGLAND SEEKS LABOR IN THE UNITED STATES PHILADELPHIA. Aug. 7.?England officially is recruiting labor in Phila delphia for the British munition fac tories and s^ip yards. Success of agents in sending scores of workmen abroad is alarming Philadelphia man ufacturers. who fear a labor famine. UNITED STATES GETS HIGH POWER EXPLOSIVE ?+? BOSTON. Aug. 7.?A Washington special says the United States has a secret explosive with power so great that it will startle the world. Ord nance officers arc said to be working upon plans for mobile guns and how itzers as large as the. German 28-cen tlmeter guns. U. S. NAVY YARD IN VIRGINIA ACTIVE ??? WASHINGTON. Aug. 7. ?Norfolk is more active than at any time glnce the Spanish war. Over 3000 mlnies iro being made to plant, if necessary, in Hampton Roads and entrance to New York harbor. MACHADA 18 PRESIDENT. LISBON, Portugal. Aug. 7. ? Ber nardino Machada today was elected president of Portugal. RUSSIAN ARMIES INTERIL LONDON, Aug. 7?It Is feared that the Russian armies will be complete ly enveloped. The latest advices from the East say the turning move ments of the German armies have not been checked, and the great bow-shap ed line from Riga, on the north, to Chelm, In tho south, has begun to bend backward. The Teutonic allies have Invaded Russian soil a hundred miles to the interior, from the Baltic to Bukowina. KOWNO ABANDONED. COPENHAGEN. Aug. 7. ? Advices reecived here today from the Eastern front say the Russian troops aro evac uating Kowno, a hundred miles East of East Prussia, on tho Nleman river. The city is an important railroad base. WARSAW UNDER GERMAN POLICE BERLIN, Aug. 7.?Chief of Police Glasenaph of Cologne has been ap pointed head of the Warsaw police, It was announced today by tho Gor man general staff. The regulations i will be similar to thoso in force InI Brussels, captured early in the war. LONDON DISCUSSES LOSS OF WARSAW LONDON, Aug. 7.?The capture of Warsaw by the Germans continues to be the chief item of interest and comment at the British capital. It is bolieved here that Grand Duke Nicho-1 las has succeeded In withdrawing the! major portion of his forces Beyond i the danger line, and that the num-1 ber of troops and the amount of war, material that will fall into the hands of the enemy will be comparatively small. Berlin dispatches say that the first troops to batter their way through the forts and the outer and inner lines of Warsaw were the Bavarian forces of Plrnce Leopold. They succeeded in capturing 22 officers and 4,480 men and 17 machine guns. As far as yet reported theso are the only troops that were captured in Warsaw, al though the government is prepared to hear of greater losses. Notwithstanding the report from Vienna, that Ivangorod was captured yesterday morning, it was announced here this morning that tho situation at that fortress remained the Barne last night, and that Novo Georevsk remained in the hands of tho Russian troops. However, it is conceded that if these strongholds were not already! in the hands of the Germans, their fall cannot be long deloyed. Berlin War Mad Dispatches received here tonight from Berlin say that the streets of that city arc constantly lined with war-mad throngs of the great Teuton ic victory. Most Brilliant Assault of War. A Berlin dispatch quotes Gen. Von Hindenburg as reporting that the Ba varian assault upon the city of War saw was the most brilliant of the war. RUSSIA HAS NOT CRITICISED ALLIES ON WESTERN FRONT LONDON, Aug. 7.?Dispatches from Petrograd to tho London Times deny that the Russian government or the Russian peoplo hare criticised their Western Allies on account of lack of aggressive action on the western j front. Tho dispatch says the Information j contained in it as far as it relates to the government is based upon official i information. ? * ? RUSSIA SENDS ITALIANS HOME PETROGRAD, Aug. 7.?Russia has sent 10,000 Italians, who were held as prisoners of war in Siberia, home to Italy. They are men who were residents of Austria in the vicinity of the Adriatic and Italian border at the outbreak of the war, and were forced by the Austrian government to join the army and fight against Russia in the early Gallclan campaigns. They were captured by the Russian forces. Most of those who were returned to Italy had signified their desire to join the Italjd,n\ army and fight for the annexation of the Italian pro vinces of Austria to that country. GERMANY' TO BUY ROUMANIAN GRAIN BERLIN, Aug. 7.?Roumania has decided to permit the exportation of grain subject to export duty. ENGLAND PERMITS COTTON TO GO TO SWEDEN LONDON, Aug. 7.?The British gov ernment has granted permission to Swedish cotton spinners' association to convey to Sweden 55,000 bales of cotton now lying in Englishs ports, provided satisfactory guarantees are given that the cotton will not be re exported. FIERCE FIGHTING CONTINUES ON ALL THE ITALIAN FRONTS ROME, Aug. 7.?Fierce fighting Is in progress along all of the Italian fronts. The Austrian resistance and the force of their attacks have been strengthened the last few days. Pris oners captured say that they were re cently engaged In the war wlthRus-J sla. This and other evidence Is avail able to show that Austria is transferr ing troops from the North and East to fight the Italian army. However, the Italians continue to make gains. England Compliments Italy. ROME, Aug. 7.?England has con sented that the official language at Malta after the conclusion of the war In Europe shall be Italian. Italians Capture Trenches. PARIS, Aug. 7.?A dispatch from Vilbach. transmitted via Lalbach and Geneva, states that Italian troops have captured two miles of the forti fications around Gorlzia, and are en circling the, city, after driving the Austrian defenders beyond the bridge. ITALIAN AT BAY KILLS SEVEN, CAPTURES TWO ROME, Aug. 7.?The first gold medal for Individual bravery awarded by King Victor Emanuel, for which all Italian soldiers have been striving was today awarded to Corporal Bob bino of Salerno. In the battle of Carso, raging this week, Bobbino was attacked by nine Austrians while sep arated from his comrades. He met their attack viciously and succeeded in. killing sevon of them and captur ing the remaining two. OPPOSING "SUB8" SINK IN ADRIATIC PARIS, Aug. 7.?An Italian and Au strian submarine were sunk after the two vessels had battled for over an hour, off the Island of Pelagosa, in the Adriatic Sea yesterday, a Havas Agency dlspntch anounced today. The crews of the vessels were all drowned. BELGIANS TO WEAR AMERICAN CLOTHES LONDON, Aug. 7.?The Belgian ar my will be dressed in new kahai uni forms of American manufacture with in a few weeks. The order for the uniforms has already been placed in the United States, and work upon them is well under way according to Information received here. GERMANS PREPARING SECOND LINE OF DEFENCE IN BELGIUM ?? AMSTERDAM, Aug. 7.?An Impreg nable line of fortifications, defended by heavy guns, is being built by the German army in Belgium from Na* murf to the German boundary. The construction of this powerful second line of defenses is evidently in antici pation of the time when the whole British army is In the field and as sumes its long-expected offensive. The now German defensive works are constructed of concrete and stone, reinforced with steel beams. ..t ^.1 ...UK iUV/ ftll' Cl|UipiJt'U Willi UUUiU'^IUVl caverns, electric lights and telephones The Belgian forts around Namur, which were demolished In the early days of the war by the 42-centimeter guns of the Germans, have been re built. Tho German troops have con structed a gigantic railway station at Vise to which point a new miltary railroad has been rebuilt. The new fortifications, which are more than G5 miles in length, are also designed to protect new military railway lines. NEW FOUNDLAND GIVES MOTHERLAND FOURTEEN AEROPLANES FOR WAR LONDON, Aug. 7.?The war office yesterday was notified that the Over seas Club of New Foundland had sub scribed for the construction of 14 aeroplanes for the use of the British government in the war. Two of them will be of the latest type. THE RUSSIANS HAVE LOTS OF MONEY ?4k? PETROGRAD, Aug. 7.? The Rus sian finance minister seeks the au thorization to issue state securities amounting to $600,000,000 beyond the sum at present allowed. The returns of the saving banks to the beginning of July showed $900,000,000 above last year, which is almost the same amount as the treasury lost through tho prohibition of alcohol. RUSSIANS DESTROY 800 TURKISH SHIPS PETROGRAD. Aug. 7.?Since the beginning of the war the Russian torpedo bot *. destroyers in tho Black sea have destroyed more than 800 Turkish sailing ships in the waters of that sea. ENGLISH COMMONER, DAVID LLOYD-GEORGE, REPORTED MURDERED l NEW YORK, Aug. 7.?Brokers' pri vate cablegrams from London brought the report here today that David Lloyd-George, formerly chancellor of the exchequer, had been assassinated. No. confirmation had been received up until two o'clock this afternoon. David Lloyd-George was the son of a non-conformist clergyman and was born in Wales. Ho was reared by his mother's brother, a shoemaker, and rose to pte-emincnce In the Brit ish Cabinet, on bis own endeavor. Recently the Atlantic Monthly pub lish ed the fololwing: "If Mr. As quith Is the brain of the Cabinet, and Sir Edwrad Grey its character, Mr. Llloyd-Georgc Is its inspiration. There is a magic of genius about this wayward, debonair Welshman, who, with nothing but his own native wit and dauntless courage has stormed the seats of the mighty and changed the whole current of British politics. All the forces of wealth, influence, socie ty, und privilege have been mobilized for his suppression, for with true in stinct they have seen in his agile mind, his far-reaching aims, and his unrivaled influence over the democra cy, the suprome peril to the domin ion of the aristocratic order In the sphere of public affairs. The secret of his unprecedented career is not obscure. He Is the first real expres sion of tho supremacy of democracy. Other men have interpreted democra cy from without, philisophlcally, ob jectively; but here is one who comes hot from Its very heart, uttering its thought in us own language, no man of distinction ever carried less imped iments, or was more free from the dominion of the past or other minds. If ho wants to introduco a shipping bill he takes a voyage to study the life of the sailor at first hand. If he wants to know about coal-mining he goes down in a coal mine. If he wants to know what is wrong with casual labor he mixes with the crowd at the dock-gates in the early morn ing to hear with his own cars and see with his own eyes. His first real passion is for the common people. He has no petty vanity; and though he docs not go to the text books he goes to men. On every subject as it arises he gathers around him the best expert minds available; thrashes out the problems over the breakfast table, on tiic golf links, in committee, everywhere, and with bis easy acces sibility to ideas arrives at conclu sions that arc at once informed and practical." When the British Cabinet was re organized two months ago, Lloyd George became Secretary of Muni tions, a new post made necessary by the wah. His place as chancellor was filled by Reginald McKenna. GREAT BRITAIN AIDS SUFFERERS FROM RAIDS OF GERMAN AEROPLANES LONDON, Aug. 7.? Great Britain yesterday distributed >460,000 nmong the victims of German air raids along the British coast. The money was voted by parliament some time ago, but the list of the damages and the needs of the sufferers was only com pleted and filed with the war office and treasury department this week. LONDON NEWSPAPERS ALL REDUCE NUMBER OF PAGES ?+? LONDON, Aug. 7.? An agreement was entered into yesterday by all the dally newspapers of London to re duce the number of pages they will print on account of the scarcity of paper. GREAT BRITAIN. STOPS SHIPMENT OF COAL LONDON, Aug. 7.?As a protective measure the government has stopped, beginning August 31, the hslpment of coal from Great Britain to any ports except those of the Brjtlsh Empire. NO FOOTBALL IN GREAT BRITAIN FOR THIS YEAR LONDON, Aug. 7.?The English football association has abandoned football for the present year, and there will bo no college games next fall. BRITISH SUBMARINE ACTIVE IN MARMORA SOFIA, Aug. 7.?A British subma rine which has penetrated the Sea of Marmora Is actively carrying on operations against Turkish merchant ships within a few miles of Constan tinople. A large Turkish ship laden with churcoal was torpedoed and sunk off Haltcpe, only six miles from Constantinople. The submarine, which is armed with a gun, shelled and destroyed part of the Dilzlleri Railway. CANADIAN COMMANDER INSPCETS CONTINGENT LONDON, Aug. 7.?Gen. Huges, commander of the Canadian troops, with headquarters at Ottawa, who is here, yesterday inspected the Second Canadian contingent at Shorncllffe.