Daily capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1903-1919, July 09, 1915, Image 1

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Old Cathedral Destroyed Be
cause Tower Was Used
By French
British Receive Surrender Of
Entire German Force In
Berlin, vin wireless to Stiyvillo, July
l'.-Arras is burning;, nn o!-,"ii:il an
nouncement from the war office stated
today. Tin. cathedral has been de
stroyed. l'ructinilly nil of tlie French supply
ctntiun in Arras i ore d est roved bv
the lionnn n artillery, while the de
struction of the cathedral bv fire "rob
bed the enemy of n vulnuidc ul. nerva
tion point" the statement declared.
Arras Iiiih been nailer bombardment
for several iluys. Previous stat"tients
from Berlin uniiiuinced that shelling of
the town was made neeossarv hv"the
concentration of grout forces of the
enemy there. The partial destruction
of the cathedral was also reported. This
was made necessary, it was said, owing
to its use by the French for observa
tion purposes.
Tlnest Buildings In Kutiis.
1'nris, July H. Aims is being sy
toninticully battered to utter rufns 'by
tiermau shells. For two days the town
hits bcea bombarded incessantly from
Jong range, it was stated todav and
sections of the fit arc In flames'. Sol
diers have been able to extinguish fires
about the fortifications but resiliences
and Inrger buildings of the city have
been wiped out.
Although the Germans have maintain
ed a constant bombardment and shells
have been breaking over the city day
and night, no extensive damage has
been done to the French fortif ications,
the war office announced. The cathe
dral and several of the finest public
buildings are in ruins, however.
The communique fiom the war office
"We captured l.'O yards of trenches
in I.e I'rotre forest. The Hermans at
lai lied with liquid fire and aerial t,
pcdi.es lit one point. They were at
first successful, but were later ejected
from our positions.
"We have had marked success about
I'oiitnnelle in the Vosges. o tt ,uu
lard front we gained litio vards and
took nearly l.tfilo prisoners.'1
Germans Surrender.
I'etrograd. July H. (leneral Bi.tha.
coinuianiling the British colonial troops
".'"' M'led the surrender of the en
tire German force of South west Africa,
it wns officially announced here to
day. The tiermnn troops in Southwest Af
1 numbered 5,0011 at the time the
war opened. Attacks were immediate
l planned against the kaiser's African
possessions and despite n Itoer uprism"
which was successfully ipielled. the fin
1 1 i've now taken complete control of
tins colony of Germany,
The territory gnined'is of about
"hi square miles. It is mostly barren,
but ticrmnny was experimenting in cot
'on in the more fertile portions.
Turkish Arsenal Explodes.
v""'s. July P. A violent explosion
"' '"'known origin partially destrovod
ne I'lirlti.-h iirsenul at Cnie'dor, accord
ing i" ndvices received here today. Con
taininople wns shaken by the explosion
and the people thrown 'into a panic
1 " beliewd for a time that the Hi
"" Black son fleet had blown up
' tiie Bosphorus forts. Wdd
''tin-tit proimlod until it was defer
"""'I that the explosion cam.- t r -m the
'''oil. Efforts tire being n,;,de to
"'Mi the cause of the explosion.
Floating Mines Launched.
lioiue, July The Austrian have
1 'died thousands- of f! mtii'g mines :
'he Adriatic, according to inf.itmn-!
"' received here today. A sailing1
"1 i reported to hale expl .led one
Ihe-e mines l,v fire from a r ile. i
Type Metal for BnlleU
'"'ueia. July Pni.ti'.g pivs" and
' 'I-.' nre U-ing , ,,t,v, rf..,l ,ni , munitions
" A -"'rill, reports fr,.M, Vic-.tu do
' 1 "'d here today.
I.iery ,s.,,, n.easnre is l.,.i,:r t ,
"" tlie govonnient, it j d '.-'are I. to
' 'i I ly the Austrian -.iues vv,i!i aid,
' " il shells nud bullets. Arriil.-ry mil
'' '' . nie rpe 'ally in --tnu'i I
Rumania Cotitr.icU Loan.
l,!,rot, July ! - !,: nan--i ,.,'
-'''il ted through the Naf.oti-I B.v k
' ' loan ,-f i.o io.ooo, ,,(,!,. ;
' ' "t three per ic-. i a an-
' " ' todav. No ciMjr : of t1,.' '
(CoiitiiiiieJ on I'ift Threw)
-Vow York, July 9. In 8 copyrighted ! has but one small point of support
statement published bv the New York I Gibraltar?
orl, . tulay . Maximilian Harden, no-1 "The new form of submarine war
ted editor ot Die iikuntt, of Berlin, ad- i fare will, in its volution, make impos
nuts the right of American munition i sible nuv tvrannv of the sen in the
tirnio tn iltinl ntitli til nlll.i . I- ; j . nt . . . .
'-- urn. ''iiniire. ine war lias Blreadv decided
it tins right is worth the price of rup- that England has lust undisputed and
tore with Germany. 1,e statemeut fob : absolute dominion of the sea! No suc-
"tiv xt ytxttt t . t jeesses on land will-offset that.
r.J t Y MMHJAN HARDEN. '-A majoritv of Germans believe that
Editor and pubUsher of Die ZuVmnft America is supplying our enemies with
(.topuight 1! l.i by the I'ress Publish-1 arms and ammunition in violation of
nig (ocpany.) iaw ,ln, (.stoni. This is a wrong be-
Pin nmv lie committed on been: lief. According to The Hague con-
, , " l"1 ll,"s" vennon Ainericnn irivat firms can sell
American has heard far more out of to whom thev like, what thev like But
Germany regarding the lack of free-, the realistic' intellect of 'Americans
dom, feudal autocracy, aristocracy, out-, must ask itself these questions
ward lack of culture mid militarism! "Can we demand of Germans on the
than ot her strength, force, efficiency, strength of their friendship for us
organization, unselfishness and spirit, that thev give up the possibility of do'
of self sacrifice and the religiu'is ideals stroving ships the ear-'oes of which
ot the German people. j would kill, maim and wound unea-inted
tin the other hand, to many t'ier-; numbers of their sons and brothers!"
mans, the American is known too much "Would we do it if in their nitua
as a dolalr chaser and money maker tionf
without ideals. Too little has'the tier-"Is this manufacture of arms and
niiin been told regarding the intellect-1 ammunition so important in our busi
unlisni and idealism which exists among ' ness and national economics as t,. iust.
the people id' .Ninth America.
"The policy of the I'uite.l States, the
main interest of which lies in South;
America and the far east, perhaps does
not recognize yet that this war will i
answer the uucstlnn, shall Knglainl. '
which is n world power lint not an:
Kuropean great power, remain judge ufj
i-.niope on the continent on which she
Botha, Premier Boer Leader,
Becomes English Champion
What the War Moves Mean.
(By J. W. T. Mason.)
Now York, Julv B. General Louis
Botha, who fifteen years ago was lead-;
or of the Boers, may make a name for
himself as a savior' of nn empire.
Germany 'n premier deiendeney about
which centered the Teutonic plana for'
n great colonial empire, has surrendered
to the Bocfs whom Germany encouraged J
during the Boer wnr. The grant by
Kugliiml of complete local self govern-!
ment has been vindicated. British j
democracy will see in Botha's success!
full justification for the governmental
system which the Knglishmon are fight-1
ing for. I
One of the practical effects of the
present conquest will be t'o heighten
the value of iinperinl ties between the
British colonies and the mother rutin-!
May Have Been Bomb In Part
Of General Cargo In
Hold No. 3
Halifax. July H. An explosion which
threw metnbers of the crew from their
feet and rocked the vessel from stem
to stern, preceded tlie fire on the
steamer Minnehaha, forcing her to put
back into Halifax with a cargo of
1.1, nun tons of ammunition.
The Minnehaha arrived here todav
and repotted G'at the explosion . -cur
red at -4:1-1 on Wednesday. This
was the .lav on whi.h Frank Holt, as
sailant of .1. I'. Morgan and the capitol
bomb planter, wrote his wife a trans
Atlantic steamer would be sunk by one
,,f his bombs. The fire was first re
ported to the Atlantic transput line
offices Wednesday night and made
public in New Vmk on Thursday.
When the Minnehaha ntrived here,
nosing her wav into port through a
thick fog and lain, the fire had 1 n
extinguished. A thorough iniostiga
lion n being trade on the ship, how
ner. and no mo- Has permitted aboard
when the liner first tied up.
Those concerned with the loading of
the Minnehaha said that if lb, It
bond, was aboard the lno r. it wa- un
doubtedly part of the gemoal cargo
. arrie I in hold number "f 'he liner.
Besides munition the e-t-l .time I a
mis. ell i a'go ai, I it wa re-
garde, a pos-dde that II"!' amng.'-l
for the shipment of hi- Iw.u'ci'c Ir-rni
.shipment i ould be m le . i.eaper on
the Minnehaha than ti - n the Siixot-in
r I'hiia-lcU'hii at, I th s'lipp i'g
ageri' with whom lt"lt deposited his
bond, no gilt haie ih,-eii fh- A'lat.'i'
Tr:iri;.ort I in ptefereroe to "t,e
,,f t',e i ! Ib.lt t.:i ! 1 in hi !e"er
of naming, it I'-lieie-!.
( ap tain i !;.ret did red gn e hi
tioii in the la'est w.relc to th stevt,
bin of',. but advoc to the brie
fr.-m Halifax t'i'.d 'hat 'he liner
U.eM'l llt'otl p,.,,n. lltfet' wlr.-les..
re'.ned here f' .'n N,in -i-otoi. sa' l:
"Thank for wire I'.re r t-a 1
ieau,e, on' Think it w i-e to dov
ify us in engaging tho onniitv of a
people, which, like ourselves, is' not in
the descending, but in the ascending
scale of humanity n ml development of
civilization mid 'culture?
"America is free to answer these
questions as she sees fit. Neither of
the two countries can hu'ie, through
fear to gain anything of the other."
try, nud will lead to the colonies hav
ing a larger voice in imperial ques
tions. Here is a basis for possible con
flict between Knglund and the Boers.
Havill:r Won the kiiIoiiv- vviltiont 11,
help of tnc mother country, the Boers
no oMAiims io seep 11 4cruianeuu,v.
The aspiration of British Smith Africa
to expand nt Germany's expense is now
But. if Germany dimwit fm-i-il.l,. l,n
driven from Belgium n ml France,' one
or i in- eoiuuiions mat would he de
manded before voluntarily retiring
would possibly be the restoration of the
colonies, particularly in Southwest
Africa. The Boers might be willing to
agree to such a plan provided they were
given a voice in the control of im
perial affairs.
Botha may become known as the
father of a new British imperialism.
Alleged Recruiting Officers
Under Indictment Released
On Bonds
San Francisco, July ;. Kive of the
seventeen men indicted here on charg
es of violations of neutrality in the
British recruiting and steamship Sac
ramento eases, siirretoleied today and
were released ra bond.
Or. Thomas Ad. In;, of I.nne hospital,
chatged with having examined recruits
for the British iiriuv was the first to
surrender at the I'nitcl Mates mtrh
al's office and was release )in i',.ii,ii
bail, t ithers v.ere b'. II. Smi vue of the
film of Swayne and lluvt. part owner
ot' the Sa. l auiei.to; t ', i. Bunker, pre-i-dent
of tin' firm of Custom Brokers m
that name nn.l Joe lily, also a custom
broker. Bunker and Illy lire charge.
with haling gathered the targo for the
J-acran.eiito hIm, li v ns later transterred
to a tiermau s.pia.lrori off Chile. John
c. Iloyt, of the tirm f Swavne and
llovt, a ll ise, the mar.iloil 's otfoe ,y
t. lephotie that he would appear Mmi
'.iv and furnish bail.
It a ,lci lared on high authority to
lav that only the pit not ism nf the
federal grand jurors who feared they
might eo-oplo nte the relations between
this ei.ititr.v and Germany arid Kngland.
prciejitcd t in- return of iielo tmeut
aaa'n-t Briti-h n rid (.ennans icpr r-
tai'.ie her,-, in eoeriei ' ,i,a eiih both
,a-of alleged i.eut'abty iiolntinn.
' Ki i 'eri. ,- lead- to the doors ,:f (,,,;h
o,iti":,la'es here." this ii'ithontv said.
" f tile J lion Were rel.eIois al
their inability to I, ring in in l,etnients
a::.iii,-1 the so. nli. I 'h,gher ni,s.' A
in w ;ory ! I,,, snorrt in shortly,,
how.'cr, when b.th tr.a'ters ill aain!
be tn-. ti up and iiiino rum a llitioi.al
,l,!l,l t, sv;, rol,abl' l,e let :,rt.e ' '
.. ,. -O. w--
.Large o;ios i -at go t Halifax. Will in'
o"' i'i' upper orlop ,e. k. c;:iret." 1
"tti.-iii!, sin, I the luflet part of the
!i.-s.,g.- meant that Captain cat,. h.:
i'. i e-t ;g,e-l the or'op or low-s' '
f .r f.ir'iW Ira n of fi'e and that oi.lr'
he - t df'-k reti aiin-d to be ex ;
mi,ii.... I
I 1 .-visim .-mix n III' ! I w . . w( tnv II IWI r W IB 111 1 1
Witness Says He Walked
Straight Up To Victim and
i Shot Him
Evelyn Thaw Still Claims She
Is Too 111 To Testify
At Trial
New York, July ft.-' 1 1 walked up
the uisle struie-ht in front of him ami
shot him."
"While u crowded court room hung
breiithleiisly upon emiy word thul cuine
from his lips, Hurry K. Thaw today
thus told in n few words of the climax
if the trngedy euacted in the Madison
Sipiuro roof garden nine years ago when
he shot and killed Stanford W hite, the
noted nreliiteet.
After having been led by Deputy At
torney General Cook over every period
of his life during his examination in his
sanity trial dining yesterduy's session,
the climax came today when the prose
cutor cuine in his questioning to the
point of the nctuul killing of W hite.
Thaw was nut nervous or ruffled as
he described tho .shooting of the mini,
who, h IsaiJ, he believed had led
lively n Nesbit to ruin. He spoke ev
enly and in u well modulated tone, not
even raising his voice ns the tense scene
on the roof garden was again drawn in
clear outlines. Ami us he proceeded
with his story Xhnw often gazed up
ward ns if trying f vKuu'izc this tragic
moment In his lite - -'
He had told of iiaring curried a gun
throughout the day on which While
was shot. He said he reared nn attempt
upon his life by members of the Monk
Kustman gang. Ho denied, however,
that he believed Fastman hud been em
ployed by White. Ho was then led by
I'ook to tell of his other movements
of the day until he finally arrived at
the Madison Square roof with Ilvclyn.
" Kvelyn had gone ahead, "" snid
Thaw, "and 1 stopped nt a table to
speak to an acquaintance. I looked
up and saw Mr. White, He hail his
arms on the table and his head was in
his hands when I first noticed him,
"Then he lifted his head and stared
at me.
"1 walked up the aisle straight in
front of him andshot him."
Thaw paused for a half minute after
telling of walking up the aisle and be
foie uttering the words "shot him."
A death like silenec had fallen over
the court room us Thuw pronounced the
final words of his act. The witness
looked straight at the deputy attorney
general. I here was & minute pause.
Then Thaw said quietly:
"Is that all!"
' Go on, ' ' said Cook.
John II. Stiiinhfield, counsel for
Thaw objected, lie tier lured the wit
ness had answered Cook's question re
giirding the lot mil shooting.
"lie answered it very seriously and
well." Justice Hendricks interposed.
"I should tell the jury, however,"
Thaw added, alter Justice Hendricks
had commended l,im for his testimony,
"that before 1 shot White, T snw n,,n
move Ins hum! I toward his bink
pocket! "
Thaw controlled himself remnrkiibli
well while answering questions regard
ing Mrs. Su-iin Merrill, proprietor of
a house visited by Thaw.
"Iid she tell lou While offered her
money for innocent girls f" asked
"she told me White offered her, and
other wflieri ei gaged in similar busi
nes, ',niiii for erioli girl," whs the re-
Thaw admitted he had paid Mrs. Mer
rill sums of money, "for information."
, He denied tin- aiitients were mnde for
the siippre-sioti ,,f testimony. The to
tal amount pnul her, Thaw said, nn
between H" II I, lei '.'Kl.
i Cook inel t. learn Thnw's present
lattitade toiinr I Kvelyn Nesbit Than,
'but Attorney Mnehfii-M objected Bad
' wa "iisiiuni d.
"Did y.u kill White because he ruin
, e l.iep, n or I.e. mine Ue injured other
' g.nlsf " Hiked oolc.
1 "If Mi's Ne.bit had evnped White
jl would probably never haie paid liny
,r r . r g'fi : Fair to
V c- Kais&J night and Si.tur
I. ; -
V V7' Hindi.
Eureka, Onl July !. There's
a man in Humboldt county who
has not heard a word about the
To 0. E. Gill, a local real e.
tnte man. falls the distinction
of finding this man, who is
Angus Olufson. a " homesteader
of Southern Humboldt county.
On a recent trip into the moun
tains Gill encountered Olufson,
who had just wended his way
out of his lonel. rinnp, where,
due to isolation he had received
no newspapers.
Olafson was startled by the
England's War Lord Calls
For More Men and Still
More Men
London. July !. Lord Kitchener.
England's minister for war, wns given
one of the greatest millions of his car
eer today when he appealed at the guild
hall mass meeting nud urged (lie enlist
'n' lit of more men for service in the
European com lift.
Crowds equal to those which lined
the streets for the coronation of King
George and tjueeu Mary thronged the
route taken by Kitchener from the war
office to guihi hull. The hall itself was
packed while oH.uilll on the outside
clamored for admission an I cheered
"K, of K." to the echo when he ap
peared. "liecrniting is Itntneasureably bel
ter than it mis ID i,oiUis ago," said
Lord Kitchener in his uddrcs to the
ninss meeting. " Bu let me emphnsie
that we need men, more men and still
more men. Make no mistake, this nut'
will be u long one. Our position today
is as serious us at the beginning."
Kitchener paid high tribute to the
binvery of the colonial troops serving
with Hie Uritisli torees, ami after re
counting their deeds, declared:
"It behooves every Englishman to
do his duty. ' '
"The Ciinii, linns have done gallant
work in Flanders," said the win mill
ister. "The Australians ami NiV Zen
landers ill the Dnr.lanelle have per
formed brilliant feats and South Africa
is nfferiiig large forces."
attention to him," Thaw replied.
The witness had mnde nn excellent
impression up to the time noon re
cess was taken.
Cook's tactics have proved the sur
prise of the trial. Instead of railing
ns did former I'roserutuig Altornei
Jerome, lie speaks aliiays in even toner
and never allows his eyes to leuie
Thaw 's fin e. He puts his questions
firmly and his eiilmncsH at all times
has almost unnerved Thaw.
At' the close of court yesterday, Thaw
complained that he was so exhmisteo
that he needed relaxation, lie asked
permission to dine at the Waldorf, The
retpie.st was granted.
A second surprise came in the uf
teruonll session when Justice lleudllck
announced that Eielyn Nesbit Thaw
wiul, I not be tor, o'd to appear as a wit
ness in the sanity trial. Instead, her
testimony given at Thaw's two trials
on a charge of murder will be read in
to the te-l im.iii v. Justice Hendricks
said lie had re. eiied a telegram from
the young woman saving she was too ill
to eorne to New York uml mealed the
order for her arrest.
I iik reque-ted that Justice lien
drieks declare a mistrial after Stanch
field chaiged that I'r. Austin I'linl,
ulienist for the state, had a woman bp
reader in court obsetung Thaw. .The
allegation of Thaw's cuun-el ereated a
SfllMltlOII, C,,ok Ulllpe, to hll feet in
-tnntlv. ri-king that stani htield be pre
lentel from d,-iiissing the charge for
Hot nn, I d. hiring that I' Flint tint
Iv denied it He then mo-e that a
hi .trial be de, lined mi (tie ground th.it
the remark i f Slan, hf ,el I wa- iiiiprno
er beto'e tin j'iry.
Frelyn Htill Silent
Mab, to-. N V . duly I' - ltl gli I
Lvelvn N'eslot Thaw is .till bin r, i lol. d
in Jack Clifford's ramp h.-re, il is b.
lieled she Mill b-ave for New Yolk bite,
today. Ilep lilies nre here with a writ,
to compel her to return to New Yorkj
and are ronfolent that she will w ,un-,
pnnv tliem bio k to the eitv nnd f i r y
in her h'jsbrind 's sanity tnnl. J
t ook s nd n second rue, lo al i n re i nn ,
tiori of Lm-Ivii Thiw W'iil l be mad.- t.. I
d;,V to deteririltie wiietloT -he is Mell
enough to testify. )
l"iougli looking worn ar, 1 tir, d. !
Thaw kepr r 1 while answering Co.:,
questions Whin he wn n-ke.: "h
VoU bebele I o'l were i.l-tile wf,-n Vo'l
murdered Wnit.-f" Attorney Man. a 1
f icld, 'I till ' ' I ,
toe H.'l'ln.
el tl,
I .1
I l.i ! -I r,g the 1-1 el, I , fo
I ,
Willie. Tl,:,-, to! I of 1,'lli'g nitlo
g.in wi'li hiiii a. I Mir irUav, f.-nn-i
uttern; I iq. I, ' lite bv Monk I
rruin's gatg He del 4 tl .! he le-l,i
Whit hhd e,( l-Ved II il st ( :i f ., ,
ed 1
Salt Ij Tr.b-u e- The German
rbiiu, to haie ; i) r . t !'r 'a l, ., but
il took th-u, e j.tc a ip.-l!.
Had No Assistance Either To
Plant Bomhs Or To
Commit Suicide
Mineola, July 0. Following a brief
sessiou of the inquest into the death
of Frank Holt here today, Coroner
Jones intimated ho will find that the
cnpitol tomb bomli planter and nsstiil
nut of J. 1'. Morgan committed suicide
unaided nnd without tho connivance of
anyone. '
Jerry O'liynti, tho aged guurd who
was on duly Tuesday night when Holt
ended his life, testified that he was now
satistieil that the "explosion" which
he heard and which he first thought
was a shot, wns really tho popping of
Holt 's skull as he struck the nIoiic Hug
ging. C. Cornell, nn undertaker who
took charge uf Unit's body also testi
fied that the wound in the head wus
not caused by a bullet, but from the
pri inner 's dive to tho floor from the
top of the cell tier.
The inquest was adjourned for n week
after this testimony had been taken.
When it is resumed the prisoners con
fined in Tier I) from which Holt dived,
will be examined by tho coroner. War
den Hulse uml Shorur Petit will also
be called ns witnesses. They nre now
on their vacations and their testimony
is desired before a formal verdict is
I eildered.
Ilespite the attitude of Coroner Jones
the county supervisors made it clear to
day that they will not drop their in
lestigniion, They are not satisfied with
the expbiuutions given of the circum
stances surrounding Bolt's denth and
will meet tomorrow to plan no lion to
be taken.
Guard O'ltyan strongly denied before
Coroner Jones that anyone suggested
that he permit Holt to commit suicide.
He assumed all responsibility for the
fact that the prisoner was able to take
his life. O'Kyuu explained that the
door to Holt ' cell wus open becnuse
the authorities fen red ho might nt
tempt suicide, and wanted to be nble to
rench him us soon ns possible. The
gunid resented suggestions that ho wns
either asleep or drunk.
"I had belli iifrnid to sleep," said
O'Uyiin, "fur fenr Holt would kill me.
And 1 wrsu't drunk. I hud only one
gins of Lei r thnt night."
1 1 'li vim leiteruted his story of hear
ing a noise nt the far end of the tier
of cells while he was standing guurd
near Holt's door. J l said he went
to investigate this noise and while he
was awai Holt scaled the tier and
plunged down headfirst to the floor.
Fifteen Trainloads of Provis
ions Outside of Mexican
Galveston, Texas. July 1). dvieos
received by the Mexican consul here to
lav ure that 10 trains loaded with
",oiMI Ions of provisions urn outside the
gates of Mexico City reudw to rush in
uml give roller lis soon as the ( arrana
toices take the city, it is impossible
to bring other relief into the city,
lienors! liollllhV forces were re
polled at l.ciilciu, a suburb nf .Mexico
City, and were iidiaucing steadily.
(icnei'iil Trcwiio is adiaiiciug siendily
upon Siilllllo uml expects lo retake
that citi soon, lln has succeeded m
cutting off all e. nn in I, ri ie li t in li bi-lwei-li
the illi .las nt I'urcdon and Torreoii,
licncral Obrcgoti is executing ri coin
pri l,,-ii,.iie r iimpiiigri to crush illn.
Will Attack Kiinenada.
Mm lliego, I'nl., July 11. An nt ' n k
on tlie l.n-eruola garrison by Cnrrnnin
ta soldiers mm reported to lie sailing
north on the Milium gmiboiit liuen io
wns pre, luted by officers of the I ml
e.l Stales supply ship lilacier, in Sun
hicg'i hiuhot today from the south.
Admiral HokiinI has wind, -s, , I the
cruisers New Orleans nnd t hniliiiionga
to sail for l,i, nn, la to afford prot.c
t.lOI to
I It f,
III lie
rs on the lilacier reported quiet
nqni i alley.
C'lrranxlstaa May Bo Inside.
a.iiingioii, July II. That the C,,r
ia;iis!in are already in Mei.o City
-.' US the opinion etpiesiei) hen. iiy
by iriliiidual members of the C,rraria
l-inra. Lurking confirmation, houcier,
tl.ci is., led no formal claim of imli un
irtlnrid, Ore,, July li. Bitten by a
i ul, .to at a I nite.l States reebiimi
it m near llerrinston, li. W. Bui
I i r I.
lt Luiik, Fred Schiller and C,
ate im li rgolng I'uslure trout
ere todav to pre, out rubies,
men Wen- attacked while sb op-
li'g iu a tent,
Reply Is Friendly Though ft
Concedes Nothing To
American Demands
More Exchanges Certain
Though Ultimate Agree
ment Will Be Reached
By Carl W. Ackorman.
U'nited I'ress Stuff Correspondent.)
Berlin, vin The Hague. July l. (U-r-
maiiy s reply to the last Ainericnn tiotn
in protest, against the submarine wnr-
faie was in the hands of the Aiucricuii
embassy here today.
The new note wns handed to Ambas
sador Geratd by the foreign office lust
night. Embassy clerks were engaged in
translating and putting the communica
tion into code for transmission to Wash
ington. Owing to the extended transla
tion and careful ending, thn time of
the receipt of the note in W'asliinglou
cannot be forecasted.
Nothing Conceded.
Washington, July H. Humors Hint
Geiiiiauy's answer had been ha uled
Ambassador Geruril wore circulated
nbuiit the stute ilepu'tmcnt today some
time before the I nitial States dispatch
from Berlin brought ruiifirmntion, Hoe
rotary Lansing expressed the opinion
that arrival of the note In Washington
before Holiday was Impossible.
It is just a mourn ugo today thnt
President Wilson 's rejoinder the lust
Ainericnn nolo was forwarded to Ber
lin and Hee rotary of HtBte Bryan re
signed becnuse he conlil not ucccpt tin)
views in the effort to reach an agree
ment with Germany In the subiiiiiriioi
It. is believed here that new points
which the latest Gcrinuii note raises
will requite a mouth uf consideration
uml discussion by thin government be
fore a rejoinder is sent to Berlin. With
other exchange, it il expected it may
be full before u settlement is rcuchcii,
uml perhaps the war will he over in the
Il Is understood Germany's amwer,
while not conceding anything, is friend
ly in tone. The Ainericnn rejoinder
will, of course, be similarly expressed.
But while the matter may perhaps gn
ulong without cniisiug a break, anoth
er Giill'light or Liisitiinia would par
ticipate u new crisis, Consequent ly
the situation is regarded us strained.
As the term of the foiiimonieatinn
were reveille, I in an unofficial foreeaat
from the liiiiluissiidur the note is be
lieved to I satisfactory. Altlusigh
measiiie w hich inuv lie taken to -assure;
the safety of Amen, -nn at sea me dis
cussed it is inideistouil the muni de
mand of I'resi.lout Wilson that the
right of Americana lo truvel irninii
Ifstc.l bo n pled without qualifica
tion is not diicetlv responded to. Of
ficial are hupi'l'iii, however, thut fur
ther negotiations will be possible tad
the situation will not ugiiin assume the
rions aspect inel ailing before the dis-
'patch of tin
Auiericaii rcoiii,er, wtncil
led lu the resignation of Willtum J.
Itivaii us secretuiy nt' state.
ilespite this mi of hope there was no
attempt lit disguise the pessimism felt
n guiding the turn which the situation
has Ink. -n owing to lei rnuiiv 's attempt
In discuss the terms ul the note in
lormallv betore liuiillv going on recoid
iviili the ul t ie in I reply soon to reach
The I o t that Oetmsiiv is hard pro
ed al Inline bv ngi'alion from the pro
war part, v ill be given full eonsidera
1 1 oil when i'reddent Wilson replies to
ll, e new nole, it is niclcri'iiod. But in
ndiiiiiiist ration circles it i staled that
Hie ple-olenl 1 dc'ettlll I that the.
I lilted Slat. . Il the chic!' Iieutrul pow
er inniiol surrender a single right
guaranteed under international law.
It was under itn.i t todav rluit Am
bassador von Itei nstirtf had lldsi-ed
foreign Miiiisier loa Jugow that tier
uianv s iiiioi t u ial o';rgcsi,ou to this
go eminent were iitisiil i .liietorv and
that the iii,il,i,.-ii-or had been told that
lieiniitiii hud gone the built.
No "Secret" Diplomacy.
By John r.dwln Nevln.
tCniled I'ress Mulf Correspondent. 1
W nsliiiigii.n, July IL Although the
lidnnni'tratioli shied violently st the
suggestion of "secret diplomacy"
w lien u recent story appealed to tho
efr.'. t that unofficial negotiations wcro
in progress with liet'tnuity to aid her in
framing nn answer to the latest Amer
ican nolo, then. i. tieiertl.ebo.s, a very
definite understanding between them, it
was confidentially listened by otlicinl.l
The German reply, it is admitted, i,1
unsatisfactory. It would have been
satisfactory but for the publication of
the story of the preliminary negotia
tion. Nobody referred to these iicgotift-
(uutiuul on I'a.'e Five.)