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r— -; ^ _____ I W PREPARED' HOPES TO MAINTAIN PRESENT POLICY OF NEUTRALITY IN EXISTING CRISIS. — WfKtem Srwnrnpnr Union Sor»lo*. Rome.—The Italian government is prepared to meet any eventuality. About 500,000 soldiers are under arms, including those who can be withdrawn from the Tripoli and other places, .lust before the Austro-Servian out break 100,000 reservists had been call ed to the colors. All the fortifications along the east ern frontier have been put into a state of war, while the various squadrons of the fleet have assembled at their na val stations. The German ambassador to Italy Saturday asked to be informed as to Italy's attitude in the e\i nt of war be tween Germany and Austro Hungary on the one side and Russia and France on the other. The Marquis di San Giuliano, the Italian foreign minister, said he would reserve his reply until he had con sulted Premier Sulandra. According to the Messagero. during the interview which followed between the Marquis de San Giuliano and Pre mier Salandra, the two Italian states men were in complete agreement as to the line of conduct to be pursued by Italy in the present crisis. The Messagero declares that it is not a question of a defensive war on the part of Germany and Austro-Hun gary, the other two members of the triple alliance, and Italv has decided to confine herself to pointing out to her allies that her treaty obligations with them do not oblige her to take up arms In the present crisis and that she will remain neutral. The newspaper adds that it is not certain this neutrality ■will last until the end of the war, but ItaJv will stand aloof from hostilities as long as she Is convinced that her Interests are not being infringed. A strict censorship has been estab lished in Italy over dispatches to places abroad. King Victor Emmanuel is keeping in close touch with events, and is said to be in frequent direct communica tion with other European rulers and especially the German emperor. The queen is greatly affected by the fact that her relatives in Servia and Montenegro are implicated in a war May Issue Emergency Currency. New York.—Extraordinary action is being taken hv the leading financial Interests of America to avert financial unsettlement in this country as a re sult of the European war. Relief measures are tinder way which bank ers believe will preserve the public confidence. Emergency currency probably will be put into circulation this week. This currency is provided for by the Aldrieh-Vreeland act passed after the 1907 panic. Oelcasse Minister of War. Paris.—Premier Vivian! has made changes in the French cabinet, where by Theophile Delcasse becomes minis ter of war, and Eugene Georges ('le menceau, the former premier, joins the ministry, Kaiser Went Limit for Peace. Merlin.—The North German Gazette, the official organ of the government, says that after the Russian emperor had given the order for the mobiliza tion of the entire Russian army and fleet. Emperor William sent a final telegram to Emperor Nicholas, in which lie made It clear that his res ponsibility for the security of the Ger man empire compelled him to adopt defensive measures. The German emperor contended that be had gone to the utmost limits in WILL SEND FOR REFUGEES Warring Nations Ask United States to Take Charge of Their Embassies. Western Newspaper I’nlon News Service. Washington.—Germany, Great Brit ian and France have formally asked the United States to take charge of their embassies throughout the theater of hostilities, "in case of emergency." The United States will act for the powers involved and American ambas sadors and ministers abroad are be ing instructed. Active measures for the relief of many thousands of Americans in dis tress in Europe for lack of money or means to return home have been begun by President Wilson and Secretary Bryan. The administration lias under con sideration sending army and navy transports to carry American refugees and a special request to Congress for an appropriation is expected. The president and Mr. Bryan will confer again and get the opinion ol bankers who usually serve the State Department abroad in normal times If necessary the government is tc send American vessels abroad with gold for tlie relief of Americans. State Department officials estimate that at lea*t 100,000 and perhaps 300 non are scattered throughout Europe The disorganization of European ex change lias made it practically impos sible to cash checks or letters ol credit. American consulates, legations and embassies are devoid of funds They are being besieged with request! for financial assistance. Japanese Navy to Assemble Tokyo. Japan.—The Japanese navj has been prepared to meet any omer gency, and the minister of marine Vice Admiral Rokuro Yashiro. Satur day went to Xikko to consult tilt emperor on the international situa tion. In the meantime the second bat tie squadron hfis assembled at th< naval station. Sasebo. The premier. Count Shigerjolm Oku ma. in a speech last Saturday sai( that to bring about a great peace r great war was sometimes unavoidable He added that perhaps a general dis turbance in Europe would resolve it seif into the final war of the world leading to permanent and universa peace. The Japanese government has post poned its proclamation of neutrality between Austrian Hungary and Servit and is in constant com munioatior with the Hritish government. Austrians Called to Colors. St. Ixmis.—All Austrians and Hun garians residing in Missouri. Kansas Oklahoma and Arkansas who are sub ject to service in the army or navy of their native country are called t< their colors in a proclamation issuer by Dr. John Sehwegel, Autro-Hungar ian consul In Chicago, of this district No Designs on Servia. I Ixmdon The Westminister Gazettt says the Austro Hungarian govern ment sent a communication to St Petersburg declaring that Austria Hungary had no intention of annexing Servia. extinguishing the sovereignty of Ser\ia or reannexing the Sanjal (province) of Novipazar. Bank of England Rate Raised. Ixmdon. The Rank of Englant raised its discount rate to 10 pei cent. i his efforts to preserve the world1! peace, and that the responsibility foi the calamity threatening the world die not rest on him. He decared thai he had always been faithful to hit friendship for the Russian emperoi and the Russian people, and that thf peace of Europe could still be main tained if Russia would cease te threaten Germany and Austria-Run gary. Aliens Flocking Into London. London.—Ixmdon is filling up witt GERMAN FORGES TWO GERMAN DETACHMENTS ARE MOVING TOWARD THE FRENCH CAPITAL. . Western VpwnpaptT I'nlnn New* Snrtlrf*. lxxulon.—German forces began the invasion of France without so much ns a declaration of war having been made. Two German detachments entered French territory, moving in the direction of Paris. One German force crossed the I French frontier near the village of Cirey, between Nancy at Strassburg, j and another German detachment, pro 1 ably the Twenty-ninth Infantry, in vaded ttie Grand Duchy of Luxemburg. : neutral territory between Belgium and ! Germany, and continued its march on the French fortified town of Longwv. \ despatch from Brussels said there ! was good reason to believe that this j force later in the day entt red France. -- Will Respect Belgian Neutrality. Brussels. The French minister Sat urda> informed the Belgian govern ment that France will respect Bel gian neutraliU in the event of war breaking out, but if that neutrality is not respected by the other powers she must consider what action to take. The daily newspaper Rtoile an nounces that the government has bought I he entire wheat supply in An twerp after announcing to holders that the cereal would he seized if they j failed to agree to the government’s | terms. To Guard Swiss Independence. Berne. Switzerland. The Swiss Fed eral Parliament met Monday to con ider measures to safeguard the inde pendence of Switzerland and to ap point a commander in chief of the army of 175,000 men called to the colors by a mobilization order Will Not Effect the Exposition. San Francisco. Charles C. Moore, pr. sident of the Panama-Pacific ex position. issued a statement declaring that a European war will rot seriously affect exhibits at the exposition. To Take Charge of Embassies. Manchester, Mass. Dr. Constantin Theodore Outnba sent a telegram to Washington requesting the state De ! partment to take charge of his coun try’s embassies in Russia. France and i Montenegro in cases of a severance of relations with those countries. Sweden Keeps Hands Off. Stockholm. The Swedish govern ! ment issued an official notification of its strict neutrality in the European conflict. Ask Aid in Returning Home. I New York. Cablegrams from Amerl I cans abroad suggest action by the American government to assist them in returning home. Moscow Votes a War Fund. Moscow. The Municipal Council Saturday voted a million rubles ■ (about $,"00,000) for the Red Cross service of Russia and friendly powers. Americans who are forced by war developments to forego continental tours and leave foreign places. Eng land afTords their only chance of reaching home. Inability to obtain money because express and bank checks cannot be converted Into cur rency except at the highest discount 1 rates, is another Incentive to leave Europe. Some early arrivals from Paris obtained berths on steamer.' sailing for American ports, hut th majority swelled crowds already fill ing the hotels. J ATLANTIC TRAFFIC PRACTICALLY ALL STEAMSHIP LINES CANCEL SAILINGS TO AND FROM EUROPE. Wostrrn Nowspnppr Onion Nows Sorvloo. New York. Wholesale cancellations of transatlantic sailings, recalls by wireless of European-bound vessois a day or two out of port and suspension altogether of transatlantic service Ivy three lines were announced in rapid succession here Saturday. Tlie Russian-American Line an nounc'd suspension of its transatlantic service. Sailings of the seven vessels com prising the Atlas service of the Ham burg American Line between New York, tlie West Indies ami Panama have all been cancelled. The transatlantic service between New York and continental Europe was suspended Saturday hv tlie Cunard Line and the International Mercantile Marine Company, which controls tlie White Star, Red Star, American, Ley land, Dominion and Atlantic Trans port Lines. Sailings for British ports via these lines was not interrupted. Suspension of tlie service was upon orders receiv* d from the home offices of tlie Cunard Line and the Interna tional Mercantile Marine in England. Hundreds of persons had engaged pas sage via these lines for Mediterranean and Scandinavian ports, and to these the companies announced the passage money would be refunded. Never before in tlie history of the port lias transatlantic service In en so impaired. As a neutral port, New > ork, it was believed Saturday, soon would lead the world in the conges tion of great liners rendered inactive U\ lilt* r.Ul ITJlfclII KllUilllUll. Official notice was received at the Austro-Hungarian consulate here Sat urday that the reserves had been call ed for general mobilization. Two hundred thousand Austrians and Hun garians. it was said at the consulate, would therefore immediately be called upon to return home from this coun try and join the colors. How to get the 200,000 men hack tc Austria-Hungary wms a problem of ficials at the consulate were trying to solve. The North German-!, loyd nine steamers Frederioh der Grosse. which sailed from Baltimore on Inly 2'*. and Neckar, which sailed from Galveston the same day, were recalled Saturday by wireless. The line also instructed the steamer Willihad o leave Montreal, where she is now docking, go to Boston and remain there. The steamer Grosser Kurfuerst which sailed from this port on Thurs day, was again instructed Saturday bv wireless to return. Similar instruc tions were sent to the vessel Saturday night. The Frederick der Grosse and the Neckar were given the option of put ting in to either New York or Haiti more upon their return. The Grosser Kurfuerst was ordered hack to New York. Officials of the line said that the Willihad had been ordered to leave Montreal for Boston because in the event of hostilities between Germany and Kngland it would be necessary for the vessel to be in a neutral port tc avoid seizure. Cancellation of tip Willthad’s sailings interrupts the re turn home of the first lot of more than 200 Austrians rcBereists from Canada. With the issuance of these orders i ui ti<t \ im’ ur 111> tn iiu* Aon n li»T tnan-Lloyd fleet plying between \nipri ran ports and Europe was practically complete. In addition to the four ves sols affected hy Saturday's messages the sailing of Hamburg-American Lin* vessels has been suspended on both sides of the water and transatlantic service has been heavily impaired. The Vaterland, which was to have sailed Saturday with 3,000 passengers; the Kronprinz Wilhelm, scheduled to sai' ! Tuesday; the Princess Irene, sched tiled to sail Saturday, and the Bar ha rosso, scheduled to sail August 6 have alt cancelled their sailings and will remain at dock here. The President Grant of the Ham hurg American Line was recalled by wireless Friday. The Russian American Line announc ed that all sailings of its ships be tween American and Russia have been canceled. Two of the ships, the Rtis sia and the Kursk, the line announced had been requisitioned by the Russian navy. Both vessels are now at Ltybau The Hamburg American Line's serv ice between American ports and the West Indies and Panama has been sus pended. Seven vessels are affected by the order which was issued Saturday The steamer Allemania, which sailed from here Friday, lias been recalled by wireless. At hotels in this city are scores oi foreigners and Americans who had boeked passage on the Vaterland which was to have started on her trip across the Atlantic Saturday. The cancellation of the sailings of tin Vaterland and other vessels by th< Hamburg American and the North German Lloyd lines also forced thou sands of persons who had booked pas sage either from American or Ku ropean ports to abandon their trip or seek passage on vessels of otliei lines not yet affected by the wur. A\Aybody Drinks —it answers every beverage requirement—vim, vigor, re freshment, wholesomencss. It will satisfy you. Detnarv! tbe grmilne r by ft:!l name- - / Nkknanra entourage substitution. *° ,/ The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta, Ga. Light Weight; / Hammerless I _trade "rkJ? Repeating Shotguns % j /I2, 16 AND 2C GAUGES, MODEL 1912 * This is the lightest, strongest and handsomest repeating shotgun made. 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