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Titusville Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1914, Titusville, Pennsylvania WEATHER FORECAST Local Thunder Showers Friday Saturday Fair DAILY PAPER IN THE OIL REGIONS ESTABLISHED ON JUNE 14 THE HERALD IS A MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VOL 50 NO 53 TITUSVILLE PA FRIDAY AUGUST 141914 THREE CENTS AWAITING DECI SI VF TY J VJ MJ V tJ BY DEMENTS WORK OF MANIPULATORS SAID RY REDFIELD TO BE DAMNABLE PROSECUTIONS ARE COMING Flour Prices Advanced but Is Paralyzed and Elevators Are Now Filled By Associated Press WASHINGTON Aug Wilson set the of the feJ in motion to determine whether the cost of living is upon the pretext of the conditions existing in Europe He Attorney General McRey criminal tions were warranted and if any new laws The President may send a special message to con giesa in the latter event Certainly the country ought to be defended the President wrote to the attorney general if possible against men who would take advantage of such to increase the price the difficulties of liv ing Inquiry it Begun Attorney General at at work of department of justice agents throughout the Agents department of commerce also were started upon the Inquiry and Secretary conferred Houston of the agriculture Within a few hours from the time three of the execu tive departments of the government were moving to learn tho cause of the soaring prices of food prevailing throughput the country Prices Arbitrarily Raised Some officials who believe the great proportion of price increases have no connection whatever with the Euro pean war but are the result of mani attempts at corners or in dividual efforts of dealers contend that the section of the Sherman law At torney Genera McReynolds however will give an opinion on that feature to the President later Congressmen who already have in resolutions to investigate the rise In prices and others who are pre paring similar measures viewed the action of the administration with sat They pointed out that while flour particularly has taken great price wheat exports practically fire paralyzed and millions of bushels are piled up in elevators or in freight strung across tho country Appropriation Needed Secretary Redfield wrote Chairman Adamson of ths house commerce com suggesting appropriation of for of the tion If the present temporary stoppage of trade with foreign countries is made the basis for an attempt in this coun try to put up prices said the secretary is unpatriotic I may say even damnable The food question was the first into President Wilson plunged when he went back to his desk today after his return from Rome Ga where ho burled Wilson Presidents Letter President sent the following let ter to the attorney general The rapid nnd unwarranted in crease in the prices of foodstuffs in upon the pretext of the conditions existing in ia so serious and vital a matter I take the liberty of calling your attention to Jt would be vary much obliged if you would advise me whether there is un der existing law any section which the department of justice could take either by way of investigation or le gal process and what federal tion would in your Judgment and warrantable in thf I feel that this a matter which we cannot let pass by without trying to serve the country Certainly the country ought in be defended if pos sible against men who would take ad vantage of such circumstances to iii crease the price of the dif of living Faithfully yours Signed WOODROW Guards in Touch and the Greatest of History May Even Now Be Going i On UNITED STIUS WILL Press Wilson and Secretary Bryan today dis cussed at length a plan to apply at all cable offices in the United States the same censorship which recently had been placed on wireless stations to prevent neutral territory from being as a base for the transmission of military or naval information to the belligerent Europe At the conclusion of the conference it became known that the President and Mrs Bryan virtually agreed that an would require censoring of ca bles as well as wireless A pew phase was their however which has delayed decision until tomorrows cabinet meeting This is the comparative pase with which Great evade the censor ship at ih the United States by having messages sent by telephone telegraph mall or messenger over the Canadian border through the Canadian cables at Halifax N S German has protested against the unrestricted use of the cable by England from the United States while and other stations are unable to send code messages the elimination of all forms of censorship in the United States on either cable or wireless is said to bethe wish of the German government as well as com concerned JAPANESE SHIP FIRED UPON BY ENGLISH By Press SHANGHAI China Aug Japanese steamer Shikoku Maru was seriously damaged today and one of her crew killed by a cannon shot fort at Hong Kong while the vessel was entering the har bor The Shikoku Maru paid no the harbor regulations Two warning shots were fired over her bows but she did not stop and a third shell then struck her amidships A government tug afterward as the steamer to her berth GERMAN VIEW OFj E WARNOW GOING ON By Associated Preas PARIS Aug p official communication issued tonight says German prisoners who have been questioned give the impression that they are broken in spirit and cally weak from hunger They seem not to have been informed concerning the reason for the mobilization and one man asked why war had been declared According to German opinion das 1st nicht ein das ist ein is not a peoples war but an officers war LONDON Aug from Paris to Neuters agency says that during the fight of Aug 11 12 in Belgium the French troops forced the Germans to retreat and look many prisoners BRUSSELS Via London Aug p Belgian official tion today says that a German force proceeding in the direction oil to the north of Namur was attacked and repulsed by the Belgian troops The suffered severe casualties Tlie a number of machine guns mounted on motor cars r Aug dispatch received here from Koine says that Emperor William who it was intended making a visit to near the Belgian has been persuaded not to make the ncy v Aug p in neighbor oL tothe of Liege was resumed today ac to the correspondent of the Maestricht who says that after a quiet night an artillery duel was morning in that direction j i L Allg officially that a state has existed between Britain and M V LONDON Aug p foreign minister issued by the French embassy here today reiterates that the French troops behind Alsace have not retired but have victoriously resisted an entire Ger man army corps Via London Aug p cannonading was heard liere early this morning the reports coming from the northeast The firing lasted an PARIR p in Aug of war by on Ans Was made public here today BRUSSELS Via London p in Aug official communique issued yesterday of the Belgian troops over the Germans at Haelen says the German casualties were threefifths of engaged encounter being killed or wounded Belgian casualties are reported as relatively small AUSTRIAN ARMY IS SAID TO BE UNRULY By Associated Press HOME Aug Paris p arriving at the Italian capital from Bosnia describe the Aus trian forces there especially Czech Italian and Rumanian elements as unruly and rebel lions The travellers after that although number of mutineers have been shot the regiments appear to be ng and accounts for the in activity of the Austrian army on tins Servian frontier during the last eleven days VON BUELOW KILLED By Prent LONDON Aug a dispatch to Daily Chronicle from Amsterdam says that a brother of Prince Von Buelow former German imperial chancellor has been killed in the fighting at SHIPS ARE SEIZED MASSACRE THREATENED BY THE GERMAN TROOPS ST PETERSBURG Via London a m Aug to a semiofficial dispatch the German troops before Russian Poland have issued a proclamation stating that every tenth Inhabitant of will be shot in the event of further resistance A mass was celebrated today at the Russian ministry of finances in memory of M the city treas urer of said to have been shot by the German troops while at his post The Grand Duke Constantino Con has given the famous marble palace in St Petersburg as a hospital ISE By Associated SCRANTON Pa Aug 13 Frank By ST PETERSBURG Aug London p German and twelve Austrian steam have been seized by Russia 1 23 years a Lacka wanna railroad fireman shot Mrs Belle Sweet aged IS years this afternoon and then turned the revolver on him self He is dead a bullet having gone through Ills left temple and brain The young woman will recover the bullet having passed through her chin hnd cheek but not striking a vi tal spot The tragedy occurred at the home of Mrs Sweets brother William with whom she lived Mrs Sweet has a husband living in Park Place When heard that she had been auto riding with a man and intended going again this after noon he began threatening her life Finding her alone in the kitchen he asked her not to go on the ride hut she refused to heed him Then be begged her to kiss him goodbye and when she again refused he began fir lng LATTER MADE GOOD ESCAPE ITS FOUGHT IN DARKNESS Surprise Karlsruhe While Taking Coal from Kronprinz Wilhelm Press HALIFAX N S Aug hruf an hour Thursday night H AI S Bris tol tir smallest in the North a long range duel with the Karlsruhe the and fastest of the German cruisers which have been trying to In tercept British shipping on the North Atlantic Fleeing from the cruiser Suf folk which interrupted the Karlsruhe coaling sea from the North German Lloyd German cruiser Intercepted by the Bristol southwest and for half an hour long range running fight took place in the of night Fought at Long Range Racing through the heavy suel at a terrific clip the ships exchanged broadsides without inflicting much damage conditions being very able for Although lh Bristols at one hundred miles astern the German would not stan i arid fight according to the British Altering her course she gradually draw away from the Bristol to superior and after half an hour wan out of range of the British ships bow chaser The was continued but some where in the the Germans Continued on Page Five SIX VESSELS WILL GO TO EUROPE FOR TOURISTS Dti WASHINGTON Aug diate charter of six vessels to go to Europe for Americans was agreed up on today hy Secretary McAdoo Secre tary Garrison and Secretary Daniels and Assistant Secretary Phillips of tho state department They will carry 8000 passengers at reasonable rates of passage as possible Secretary McAdoo In a statement said It would take about three weeks to provision and prepare the ships The secretary of war would have charge he said All are American ships Passengers are to reimburse tho gov as far as they may be able Further details remain to be deter mined The Weather WASHINGTON Western and thunder Saturday fair LOCAL TEMPERATURES st m noon p in Thursday Aug 13 53 74 77 S1 WEATHER BULLETIN Observations for the twentyfour hours ending at K a rn Aug 13 Kist of tho Stations Max 70 Buffalo 70 Chicago Cincinnati H2 Cleveland 70 Detroit fD Jacksonville 02 New York 78 71 ji 81 Mln C 70 fifi fig ia 57 M ffi BO West of the Mirts Station Max 02 70 00 If 711 90 60 Kansas City Ion Medicine Hat New San Francisco Min rG rt 80 72 rs If 70 CO 72 60 Vol 10 11 18 1 12 0 x 10 4 r River 30 4 0 4 4 G H 4 free 72 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 01 10 0 40 0 20 0 0 0 0 01 0 0 0 0 GERM AN ARMY BEING CHECKED Cavalry Fighting Reported By French and Belgian Officials AUSTRIANS POLAND Nothing Is Heard from Berlin or from the Movement of That Has Been Mobilized and Sentto the Front by the Czar Wounded Troops Presumably English South ampton England Thursday Holland Country Ui Protection anans that put London nations up in two in northern the Thai the advance guards arc in contact is evidenced by the reports of serious engagements at the most important tch en er the British secretary of war has warned flic British press against the publication oJ news other than official movements of which order will mean susV pension ITALY MOBILIZED TROOPS Italy has reported to have about 250000 troops on the Swiss and Austrian frontiers as1 a measure All the passes over the Alps are strongly held At the same time the Italian lias summoned home for a the war situa tion its ambassadors at Paris St Petersburg London and Berlin The government of Holland has officially given the government renewed assurances of neutrality and its intention to make this neutrality respected Six ty thousand Butch troops are on the line of the frontier and large areas of laud have been flooded A number of wounded troops have arrived at South ampton from Belgium their nationality lias not been made known it is supposed that they are British RUSSIAN POLAND INVADED The Austrian troops have entered Russian Poland where also have been engaged and Rus sian forces have captured the of Galicia by assault The American ambassador will take over the Aus trian embassy in London the Austrian ambassador hav ing departed TO STRUGGLE LONDON Aug p The hour of the great battle which will have much to do with settling the future of Europe is appreciably near er Reports of engagements which when the main armies meet will be considered Insignificant have been corning in all day showing that the cavalry screens sometimes accom by It Is to find out what is going on ahead have come into contact in northern Belgium near and on the French frontier near The meeting of these parties in force has resulted in some pretty severe fighting in which ac cording to the French and Belgian cial accounts the allies scored further successes Mystery Screens Berlin The other side of the story Is still to he told for Berlin remains silent In fact the German wdr office has had little to say since It the cap ture of the city of Liege The posi tion around that fortress is veiled in something of mystery The Germans have resumed their attacks on the forts but how they are progressing has not been to the out side world Brussels had a report tonight that the forts had succeeded In silencing all the big guns but little credence Is placed to this It that for the moment the invaders have stopped onslaught either to rest or to adopt some new means of gaining their object VanGuards Lorraine for the present have been left out of the fighting while Alsace liha northeastern France s the scene of engagements Continued on Page Three
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