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THE SUN, SUNDAY, JULY 23, 1915.
BERLIN DELAYS ITS
COMMENT ON NOTE
papers Havo Summary, but
Await Full Text of Amer
BEVENTLOW STILL FIERY
Bptet&l CabU DtipatcK to Tnt Sex.
BcKLiN. via London, July 14, Not
tm!U this afternoon did the Berlin pub
Mo receive lt first Intimation of the
contents of the latent American note.
A brief nummary won published by
MerUner Zettuna Am UMaa without
comment The Mtna attitude of rati
oanca wu adopted by most of the news
papsrs. It being regarded that the oon
ttnta of the note cannot adequately bs
erlUeLsed until Die complete text la pub
lished. Meanwhile tt Is understood that all
the lilfh Government officials were
handed copies of the note this after
noon nd that the text of the note had
been forwarded to the Kaiser. The Ber
lin newpapers have been Informed that
copies of the note probably will be
supplied to them for publication Bun
Count Ernst von Keventlow, In an
article In the TagetteUung headed "Un
derground Anxieties," suld this after
noon that iro nutter what tho note
.'contained Germany would not restrict
her submarine campaign. There can
be no further quetdion vf the Herman
attitude in this respect, he said.
None of the officials would comment
M the note to-day.
Says rVntr Is Frlendl, tiut That
ti'crraany Won't Yield.
Special Cable DetrMcK to Ts Sin
Berlin, via London, July 15 (Sun
day.) The Lockalan:eigtr't (Sunday
tnornlng edition take the view that the
tone of the note Is friendly, but declares
that Hermans' 1. ill "continue to apply
lisr moat valuable war arm the subma
rine." The l.nknlnnti iycr. however,
says that (let many has no tkulgti to
provoke neutrals ngalnHt war.
"On tho contrary, It Is mir design to
avoid anything which could bring the
well understood rights of neutrals un
necessarily In danger," concludes the
BRITAIN PRAISES NOTE.
Editors Comment on Hleriineas of
Liniuniir Addressed to rirrlln.
Special Cable Deipateh to The Sim
Ionpon, July 21. The English press
! practically unanimous in it high
praise of President Wilson's latent note
to Germany. There Ih no comentator,
however, who fall to reillze the un
compromising sternness of the language
used, The West mliisirr On-rtte a semi
official paper. a)
"Thece are the Wrongest words diplo
macy could employ without nctually
breaking relations wltii the Tower to
whlrh they are nddre-red, mid If m
apply the usual Htandtud of Interpre
tation to them, we must call thl note
at leant a petiultlmatum. It leaves
iteming 10 tic r.ehtren 111 ine urmnetts
wherenlth It reassert the principles
laid down In tho previous notes.
The Vill Mull Outrtte kivh:
"Pretldent Wilson's much crltlcled
tlf-restralnt 1ms enabled hi m to Inter
vene at last In a fashion which in--okes
the national h'jnor and the na
tional conscience of America, both at
their highest intensity. To-day's note
la an explicit 1 ejection of the familiar
doctrine of necei;j,' which has under
lain German oxciifes and expiatuiu
t . . Illlli-vlhle.
Tteftrrir- tn the expression "dellber
tely unfriend!)." tne Mil ,1nII (rfljefle
"Its nlace at the end of the not will
' deprive Merlin of all c.cu.e for tnlereatl
Ing or lgnoiliiR tho frame of mind where
in the document has been ciniot-d.
Continuing, the 'nil Mult iiif.rtt says
that th" note shons .Mr vlnm in
flexible icsohf to hold the K.-iImm'k (! v
eminent to the real issues and to let
no (sophistries disrfulsc the outiiige tor.
mlttcd against J10 Anuilcan people and
humanity It adds:
"President Wilson has answered Ger
main's wrlKKlliiK with a stern Intima
tion that the are vain ami that what
America has paid she will stand W
make good "
The Ktcnfiifj Mnwliini suys:
"By a Judicious (.elee'lun of para
graphs from the not it Is p.aalule to
prove that the President wand splen
dldly llrm or inferably weak. We
lather suspect that Itooscvclt and Bryan
will agree In Including the new note
among the curate'n eggs of diplomacy.
The President seems 'o tie establishing
a sort of diplomatic trench warfare. It
is quite possible that hi attitude III
prove little to the liking of a people
congenital!)- inclined tj be hosti:.',"
Under the heading. "The Other Ilagle,"
' the Obtm it 'lays :
"The symbol of Iloheiistollern aggre?
Ion Is tho blacl! taglc Sometimes Ger
many Jests that the symbol of Amtilean
' freedom Is only a golden one. But Ber
lin has now to awaken to the tact that
the American Eagle, though hitherto 1110.
, tlonless. is not a graven linage but a ital
bird with talons and a heal;. Ilerlln
, may or may not dlsugard that fat We
Courteous Bill Drill,
'The United Stuteh note intimates viry
aternly, though with scrupulous dtieiieles
In diplomatic language, that reparation
for the l.usltanl.t disaster is demanded
and that repetition of ilermuit attacks
upon the lives and legitimate goods of
American MtUens peaceful!) travertins
the seas, will mean war.
"This Is a largo mi1 a hitter pill,
thougli coated with thu sugar of veiy
courteous desires that It may be found
palatable Whether Admiral Von Tlr
pltr will bo constrained by Ills Govern
ment to swallow it or whether there
will simply bo delay and mitieoiiiplhinro
without renewed piovocatlun remains to
"Our own Inevitable illltlcultles with
America touch Imporlant economic mat
ters whit li can and mutt lie arranged,
hut they iju nut touch Hie Issues of life
and death. The difference Is piofound
and goes to the root of everything re
specting the iatau between tile Allies
"President Wilson does not want to go
to war If be has to go to war Ills
moral Justlllcilloii w.ll be as overwhelm
ing as was KIr lldward Grey's, lie was
similarly iMieful and secuie. An Ameri
can uprising will he as thorough as our
own. As yet, however, the Alilellcan
note ends with huiikpxIioim which do not
exclude compromise. It It an ultimatum
with an 'If.' "
TOO POLITE, SAYS PARIS.
Trench Cdltora, llimever, Praise
Firmness of Note In liermnny.
kfimul Cable htumlch In Thk Sin.
PtltlH .Inly l!t Thu new papers of
Pnlis r nnri.it ,it lcii-!h upon president
Wlli'on 1 t 1 ,1 uiiv There Is a
DEFENCE PROBLEM MOST
VITAL, WILSON BELIEVES
President to Devote His Time at Cornish to Study of
Needs of Army and Navy To Form
COKNtsH, N. H July 24. President
Wilson will devote his attention during
the vacation at his summer home hero
chiefly to a study of national defence.
It became known to-day that he re
gards this problem as tho moat Im
portant pressing for his Immediate at
tention and that he expects to place tt
before tho completion of tho noto to
Great Britain regarding Interference
with United States commerce.
The reports as to the condition of the
army and navy which Secretary of
War Garrison and Secretary of tho
Navy Danlols are preparing and which
are said most empatlcally to havo been
called for before the German crisis
reached Us final stage, will bo rushed
to the President as soon as they nro
completed. He expects to receive
Secretary of Stato Lansing's draft of
the noto to Great Britain some time
The President brought on his arrival
here this afternoon a despatch bag
filled with Important papers, Including
data, which are being used In prepara
tion of the note to Groat Britain and re
cent reports of developments in Mexico.
lie regarded the documents no carried
as of auch Importance that ho would
not allow them out of his possession
from the tlm he left Washington last
night. At Bellows falls. VI.. a short
distance bolow Cornish, Mr, Wilson told
a man with whom he was shaking hands
over the rear railing of his private car
that his stay at Cornish was not to be
a vacation but "an opportunity for un
interrupted work." The man hud been
congratulating him on being ablo to take
The President had a good night's rest
and did not start the handshakings from
the rear of ids car at the towns along
the railroad until nearly noon. His de
parture from Washington had been kept
a secret until lust night and few per
sons In tho towns along the route knew
he was to pass through to-day. lie
was met at the station at Windsor, two
miles from Cornish, by his son-in-law,
Francis Bowes Sayre. A small crowd
of townspeople greeted him as he
ullghted from his car.
In the party at Harlakenden House
are Mrs. Kuyrs, Miss Helen Wuodrow
Bones, Mis. Norman Gait of Washing
ton, and Dr. Cary T. Grayson, the White
House physician. Miss Murgarct Wilson
will arrive to-morrow from North
Haven, Me., where she has been the
guest of Secretary of the Treasury and
Mrs. McAdoo. The President slept for
a while thin afternoon and did not tuke
his accustomed motor trip. Ho received
no Important despatches from Washing
ton during the afternoon.
PLANS BIG INCREASE.
Secretary Garrison Would Double
the Mobile- Army nf I!. S.
Washington, July SI. President
Wilson's action In calling for rcpoits
from the Secretary of War and the See
ictaiy of the Nay on national pre
paredness was commended by the Navy
League to-night in a statement issued
by Ralph B. Strassburger, the dire. tor
In charge of the league work In Wash
ington. He said In part:
The Navy League wishes to thank 1
President Wilson for his action In call-
ing tor a report analyzing tne condi--
tlons of the defences of the country,
and to assure him of Its most hearty
commendation Hlid unqualified support
In carrying out his expressed , deter-
initiation to icpalr the wcaknestes ami
rectify the faults In our jy.stem of de-
fences as speedily as possible. We be-
lle that the President's action Is the
first official sign of an awakening on
the part of the rulers of the nitlon to
the dangers which beset our countiy
011 all sides In the present days of
strife and peril, and we give thanks that
our Chief 'Executive has shown himself
mindful of the first and most important
of his duties, the guarding-of the safetv
and Integrity of the State against war' T1,e General Board of the Navy has
and aggression. not yet decided on Its building pro-
"We dtslie to commend most warmly "ramine, but Hie undeistandlng is that
President Wilson's determination to do " w1" r.cominrnd at least thirty sub
all that In his power ties to place this 'narlnes and possibly as ui.uiy its liriy.
country In such a Mule of defence thut ,'"t ,'ir " ret Jnimeiidetl nlnetctn sub
It shall be able to fulfil its mis, ion of '"'""" The Genera Board has been
humanity and civilization In a world 'Co!iimeiitllng for .cveinl years the.
Plunged m war und barbarism without ''""'""w "f four baltitshlps a year and
fear or favor. And we ure most pleased ' l'"rtmiine Is llkviy to lie followed
at this realization of the fact that the alfJtn ,h " car' Secretary Daniels, in
preparedness atid national defence, are "'"""'ntlng 011 the Administration's
tlie most urgent and pressing needs of , ci' ot "ationol defence, suld that he
the State. We wish to thank the I'resl- 1 'd discussed the matter with the Presl
dent for his high and honorable Inter-! l'e"'', w" was giving much thought and
prelutlon of the principles which nnl. 1 consul. ration tu the constructive pro-in-Vlhei
rU"'nr,,hi1,1 Ad",'ta,n,?.n u"1
every ilsht mlndd American citizen to , ,r". ., ' " S"T 7' '"
so support him that personal und fuc. 1 , htl"-',ar Daniels said he has been
lluti Mcrence '.nay' be hwuin ind Tr""1"1'??, I"1", n"" ,,h 'V.'
that our nation may pre-cni a united "T' """ L M ,of Operation with
front to foreign aggression from w at-' YttLVL I?",' U'!' "f 'Jhc1
ever source" , tiul Boitrd ; Admlial Badger, chairman
of the executive committee of the Gen-
Considers Practical Programme. eral l,d"1 Hml at"1 0,htr officers
I ure engaged upon the consideration of
President Wilson is giving evidence of 1 the types of ships and other Implements
having been won over to the side of ' of navitl warfare.
tone of disappointment tu their criti
cisms, us if they hud looked forward to
something morn hostile They agree, ,
however, thut the note leaves tho situa-
on between America and Germany still
a serious one.
lhe Journal tlm Debats says:
The not Is courteous, perhaps more
courteous than necesary. But tin.
United States finds Germany's proposal
lhe llebnlii believes that the passage
about the lust two mouths nf warfare
having shown an Improvement thut
meets thu accepted rules of International
law will cause nurprlse, saying tliat if a
second i.usltanla Incident lias not hap
pened, no perccptlblo change has been
noted In submarine practice loward bel-
! Ilgerent or neutral ships It mentions
Hie cute of the Ordiina as showing tiiiti
the Inclination to trunsgless Interna
tlonal laws has existed p the German
I submarine policy if it has not been
"The note says," continues tho Dcbait,
"tliat both the United States mid Ger
many are struggling for tho sume high
aim i tliat Is, the liberty of the sens.
These words show a singular optimism
or a truly excessive politeness."
1 With tills reserve, the fVbufs says,
I the langiiugo on the essential points
shows a firmness and clearness wlmlt
iwcie to be expected fi mil Washington
deferring lo th use of the word "un-
irlrndly," lhe Itcbnt adds:
"The signlllcunco of this word in the
diplomatic vocabulary Is known, I.oid ,
Ilosebery Interpreted It ill 18'j8, when
Knglnnd used It regarding certain plans '
attributed to Frame, as meaning tliat
11 serious situation exists when iipplled 1
between gove minents, it Is certain that
Picsltlrnt Wilson and Secretary Lansing 1
used the wold according to Lord Hose,
bery's meaning, Before this lln.il word, I
tho criticism to which thn remainder of
tho note Is open assuredly loses much of
Its Importance." l
.n Liberie, remarking that the diplo
matic lilstury of this wnr will bn marked
as with milestones by til notes between I
the United HtateH and Germany, says
that tho reply gives tho Imprraslon that
Washington lias reached the end of Its
those who nro contending for a sub
stantial strengthening of the national
defences. This statement was Issued at
the White House to-day i
"The President has been considering
every phase of the matter of natlon.il
defence, and Intends Immediately on his
return to Washington to confer with the
Secretary of War and the Secretary of
the navy, his purpoie being to procure
Information on which he can formulate
a sane, reasonable and practical pro
gT.imino of national defence."
This statement was Issued after It
had been acknowledged that the Presi
dent had written letters to the Secretary
of War and tho Secretary of the Navy
.insuring them of bis deep Interest In the
plans which they are undertaking for
the Improvement of tho national de
fences and pointing out the necessity of
tncrenslng the etllclency of tho military
arms of the governmr.et.
The Issuing of the White House state
ment is the tlrst tangible evidence that
has appeared that the campaign started
by IteprmenUtlvo Gardner of Massa
chusetts nr.d now countrywide in Its
scopo has brought the President to thj
point of entering upon n programme of
Increased military development. The
clmnge In tho President's attitude has
been very marked.
Secretary Garrison has not yet de
cided dellultely upon his plans, but it
was learned to-ilay that at present they
contemplate making available a first Una
defence of 700,000 or SOO.OuO men, The
Piosent land forces of the United States,
ncludlng militia, total only about S00,
000. It is the understanding hero that Sec
retary Garrison's forthcoming recom
mendations will be the most complete of
their character that havo ever been made
by a Secretary of War. It is said that
he will tell tho country frankly Just what
he and Ids military advisers are satis
fied is tho minimum land force that
ought to be available for the defence of
tne t'nlted states. It Is understood that
tile plans which Secretary G.inlson now
has under consideration probably will In
volve an expenditure or ilojo to $;oo,
Ontl.uOO a year, almost double the amount
which Is now being paid annually for
the maintenance hiui equipment of thu
land roices of the United States.
While 110 0IUcl.1l st.ttt-T.ent has been
made as to the plan? under considera
tion it is understood they coiitemplnte
virtually doubling the slse of the mobile
army In continental United States and
substantial iticiriises In tho strength of
tne toast artillery.
Cotiiiolor.v Trnliiluu Ciiiikldrred.
The Gsrrl'en plan contemplates
among other things th creation of a
reserve, said to be fashioned after the
Swiss stem. Many ft.tr that the
Garrison plan in order to be worked out
successfully would have to Include com
pulsory military trnjulng, and this Is a
n otter tli.it is causing concern.
The plans now being formulated also
provide for a substantial stiengtlicnliig
of the army In Held artillery, which has
proved so efficient in the conduct of the
war in Europe. A sclentitlc mllitat y Is
said to ojll for field artillery equal to
Hie c.ialrv. but this has not been fol
lowed In the Unerlcaii system.
It is proposid also lit get more and
better equipment for the t'nlted States
army all around, particularly such
modern equipment as aircraft, armored
automobiles and the like.
There Is one Important phase of the
Garrison lllan that h.is been absent in
I previous attempts to reorganlie the
His pre.1eces.-ors hae nearli
always started out with the Idea that
many posts tould be abandoned. This
has Invariably aroused local Inteiests
which hae piotested to their members
of Cotigies .Mr. Garrison, It Is said.
will propose that 110 po-t be abandoned,
at least for the present, Thee pos'a
will lie usetl 10 train the reserve,
While Secietary Garrison Is busy with
his advisers Secretary l)ankl and the
General Board of the navy also hue been
making their pla, is for Increased develop-
men! One who is In close touch with
the military situation said to-day that
the United Stales ought to spend half a
billion dollars to put the army ami navy
"n a footing that woultl adequately pie-
pare tills country for defence.
patience ami has decided no longer tn
support Beillu's Insufferable word
"We believe. Iwiwnvee" u:i-u tlilu n.u..
paper, "tliat President Wilson Ih not'dis.
,,seil tu ,,(, tilings further unless
, events foico ldni. Ills position from tho
point of view of Internal politics is not
comfortable, ills Secretary of State has
resigned to become a candidate against
Inm. The word 'unfriendly' has In dlplo-
malic language a significance, of which
it is Impossible, to deny tho gravity."
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ConUntied from Flnt I'auC
Government and the German people can
mako tho submarine Issue now Just us
serious as they see lit to muko It. Th
United States, having sent Its final word
to Berlin, will be forced to net In tho
event of further violation of American
As viewed here, the President's note Is
open to two interpretations by the tier
man people. Thoy may regard tlm I'rcsi
Ident's severe language in describing the
Luiltanla sinking and his forceful warn
ing against any further attack upon
American life as overshadowing and ob-1
Retiring all other features of the nolo.
If this view of the communication pre
dominates, It is acknowledged hero that
opinion of tho German people Is likely
to be aroused and that the situation
will be full of danger.
If, on the other hand, th German
people shall emphasise chiefly the
friendly character of the communica
tion and the Present's willingness to
cooperute with elermauy to maintain
freedom of th seas, together with the
Intimation that he will assert the rights
of tho United States against Hnglatid,
the situation will be encouraging.
The President and his advisers are 1
extremely hopeful that the latter fea
tures of the note will impress tlieinsehes
deeply upon the German mind mid will
serve to modify tho harsh feeling that
Is likely to arise because of the firm
stand taken by the United States. If
tho German people view the communi
cation In this light Washington offi
cials are hopeful that their gratitude
will bo reflected by the military element
and that steps will be tnhen to prevent
any further attacks upon American life,
a: least pending further exchanges tut
tho subject of the freedom of Die seaa.
"rirllliernlelr l'nfrleiiill " Arts.
There was some speculation here to
day us to tho character of the act which
the United States would legard as "tie
llbenitely unfriendly" in accordance with
tho warning to Berlin Tho Impression
whin the note was given out lust night
was that tho wortls "deliberately un
friendly" applied to another attack like
that nf the Lultanta. Ill which Ameri
can Ihes were sacrlllccJ. A careful read,
lug of the note sv-m to Indicate Hint
tho wortls would cover even an attack
Germany upon an American vessel
without the sacrifice of any life.
The President In his note warns Ger
many that a repetition by the command
ers of German naval essels of acts In
central entlon of neutral rights must tie
rigurded by the United States when
tl ey affect American citizens as "de
Tho mere attack upon an American
vessel sut li an tliat on tho Nebraska!!
without any lost of life apparently
would be sufficient to threaten an actual
break In the relations between the two
tuu 11 tries
The President's Hthlscrs were deeply
gratified to-tl.ty at the high praise which
lias been showered upon Mr. Wilson
f 1 cnii nil paits of the country on account
of his latest noto They felt that the
ruppoit of tlm Administration Is now
stronger than It has ever been
In distributing credit for th not a
large share, however, should go to B0I1
ert Uiu-dng. Secretary of State. The
understanding hero Is that he wrote
nearly all of the note.
WALL STREET PLEASED.
ole Iteunrtleil As llntllna Purer-
liilntv mill rienrliiK Atmosphere.
Wall Street strongly approved of the
note to Germany. The stock market was
more than steady. It showed underlying
strength, with some of the war stocks
making new high records, which Stock
Kxcliange men said was based on the
general satisfaction felt over the ton
anil sulistttnto of the not. The note
was regarded by leading bankers us
having cleart.d the atmosphere and stated
tlie position of tills country In unmis
Much relief was expressed over the
f.tit that the element of uncertainty over
the altitude of tlie Administration in lhe
mgoll.itltmH, which wns present us long
as Mr Bryan remnl.ied In the. Cabinet,
bail now been eliminated. Although
blinkers wouhl not talk for publication
they spoke in the highest terms of praise.
of the President and tile admirable posi
tion in which the latest note lias put th
country lief ore tho world. The altitude
of the leading bankers of Wull Street
vcsteiduy about serious consequences
that might result from lhe note in any
break Willi Germany was one of confi
dence anil belief in the country's willing,
ness to face any Issue. ,
'NOTE BRINGS RELIEF.
Ilr. Abbott Snyn It Stills I'ru of
Aetliileseenee In liiliniiinnlly.
CtiitswAi.t., N. Y , July It. Dr. I.y
man Abbott, who Is stopping here, said
to-i Ight In commenting on th. t'nlted
States note; "Th President' note llj
give lellef to loyal Americans. Ameri
cans have fearetl not lest we nhoutd
drift Into war. but lest fear nf -ir
should lend Amcilc.t timidly to aoiul
tsce in attacks upon noncotnlMtan's in
violation of th essential principles of
inlirnational law and of hummdty.
America, as the largest and richest of
the njiitral powers. Is under a stcred
obligation to maintain not only her own
rights and those of other neutral na
tions, but also those of all nniicom-
batants, against what tho President well
eh ii.icteilzes as Illegal and Inhuman
if iio.tino Mnlen from Snlss Ilnul.-.
Swiiil fiiMe fifip'itch to Thk Svs.
l.o.sinv, July SI It Is reported from
Heme tliat Julius Much, chief teller of
the Swiss Hanli Vcrtin at Hasle. has
bet n nrr-stcd rhargetl with a defalcation
said to amount to ueaily 1,000,000
ft a lies tJHOn.OOO).
TO DEFENCE CAUSE
Xnvy Li'iiruc Auxiliary He
ecives Hcci'iiits I'rom All
iSiHitions of Country.
TO OIMJAXrZK KACI! STATE
WsitiNfiTnv, July 24. Women In all
walks of llfo and from every section
'if the country havo rallied to tho stand
ard of the women's section of the Navy
League, the first women's national de
foncu organization In tlie United States
Letters of Indorsement and approval art
lonstuntly being received from all over
"Tho Idea is a splendid one," said Miss
Grace M, Pierce, icglstrr of the Daugh
ters of the Amerlcuii devolution. "It
Is tlmo that tho women of tills country1
frued themselves of the stlgimi for peace
at any price, lack of preparedness and
national cowardke wliltli bus been at
tached to them becuuso tcitalu women
have bteii misled by grapu Juice, untl
Amerlcuii peace picpagttudlHls lull
throwing In their own lot with tlietn
"American wuuieii to-day uie, like the
women or cveiy other country, tlm foun
tain of true patriotism, coinage and trun
nationalism. The spirit of Dolly Madi
son, .Mai-ilia Washington anil Nancy
Hanks still II vis i,i 1 ., land When the
fist conies A in ti lean women will tell
t lit Ir husbands and sous to go, trv
their countiy and tome back with tho.r
shields on them, Just as bravely and Jiut
as fhcctful!) .is did tho Spartan women
American). In Pure front
"Amoriean women should lie In the
forefront of the new movement toward
natluliullsm and lt.ttlirt.il tlefti.ee. They
haw inn.-t In gain by the establishment
of ti navy which shall be tl.ilc to keep
war forever fur from our own shores. I
inn heartily In accord -villi the senti
ments wh.cli ihspitcd thn founding nf tits
N' ivy League women's section and shall
do all In my power to alii and assist It '
Through tho week the wmk of '
g.imz.itlon has gone on. Letters have
been sent by the women's 1,1.11m. tt of
the organization to several thousand
Women, .111 .tveiMgo of more t .1.111 twenty
five In a Slate, lequestlng them to be
members of the national committee of
the Navy League, women's eectl"ii. and
to assist In orgiinlrlhg State commit
lees In their own Commonwealth. Among
lhe proidlnent women who have ulieudy
heartily Indorsed the new organization
and consented 'o act on the national
i"iinilttee are Mrs. William CiinimltigH
Story, president of the D. A. It.. Mrs.
Daisy .McLatirln Stevens, president of
the United D.ttlgbteis of the t'onfed
t racy , Mrs. Mary Stockwood, founder
of the D. A. 11.; Mrs. Grnevltve. Clark
Tho'npsoti ami uctave Thanet.
other widely known wnnirii who have
been invited to beiome members of the
t at 1011:1 1 committee ate Mrs. Thomas A
Isl.sou, Miss Ann Motgan. Mis John
(lavs Hammond, Mrs. Alexander Van
Kensselaer, Mrs. Herbert J.. Satterlee.
Miss Grtue M. Pierre and Mr? Augustui
When the work of organizing th na
tional cnmmltti Is finished .state com
mittees !, umbering 30ti . more members
will bo oiganized In each State These
.:. tuin wl.l organize the woik In locali
ties so that each Congressional district
will hive a strong women's section
organization which will engage Itself
Smiminnier Visitors to New York
may obtaio in B. ABlnnani t& Co.'s Store practicaS.y every
th'mg that is required for the Summer outfitting of Men,
Women, Misses and the younger element.
Fashion's most advanced ideas here find their earliest representation,
whether emanating from the foreign style centers or from the
resourcefulness of America's own producers. Sports Garments are a
special feature; and there are also innumerable articles appropriate
either for personal use or for souvenir purposes.
The Store is spacious, well ventilated and fitted with every device
conducive to efficient service. Visitors will, upon request, be furnished
with special salespersons who will accompany them to the various
departments and (if required) assist in the selection of purchases; orv
if unable to
out off town.
free off charge
I actlveiv In building up sstillmcnt In favor ,
0.' u s'rong navy
1 n '0. ed 111 tho !t tt sent to the
wouif.i at j plcdgui w. b t.icb tnent
irr Is 'nvitcd to lgn and fonvntd lo
1 jo si initis hcnduunrtTs In th South
if'i Bidding at Washington, No in, in
, iicrs.dp fto of any sort is charged. T-t
, pledge of membership In the new or
uunlz.itlun Is as follows
"I pledge myself to think, talk nnl
work for patriotism, AimrlcHhlsm and
suftliitmt national tlefnic to keep the
liorioia of war far from Aintuc.iii
Acmes untl shuns forever
"In these days of world MHfc mil
peril I will strive to do my share to
awaken our nation ami our lawm.ikf
to th dangers of our present undefended
t'onil Mon, sn that wn 111.1v continue to
dwell in pence nntl prniperlt) mid not
lime i.ourn States desolated by war
within 01 1 ' -,vii borders
"In so far as I am able 1 will in.tko
my Inline a rentro of Anieii.'jii IdivN
anil patriotism und endeavor tn tench
the r.lilldien In my cue to cherish and
revere our countty a?id Its hlMory nnl
to uphold Its honor ami fair repute In
I their generation "
$100,000,000 WORTH OF
U.S. GOODS IN DANGER
Could Ho Seized liy (lertnuiiy
mid Auslrin if War Was
lo Ue Declared.
In the event of war between this coun
try uttd Germany f lAn.nOu.b'io worth of
iuer.land.se liclneeg t.i Amcrbvn
merchants will be . nnfl "nteit l v the
Governnii nt't of Berlin ind Vienna, for
that I- (In .11111 mi I of g Is now Inched
up in Herman and Austrian war' houses,
at cording to C.trl W Stern nf this city
Mr. Stem Ih viie.tli.iiiinaii of the or
ganization of pni Anicilcitii Importers
wfio have been busy lately fuileiivorlng
to Induce the Washington Government
to o.virt pressure on Great Britain to
allow lhe good tn be shipped In tins
Groat Britain's policy "lo stop cargoes
destined fnr or turning fumi tint enemy's:
territory," tl.splie the f.t-t that te
goods In question ure nut , oiitiali.iinl
of war, if lesponsible for tlie etiormo'i.
qtmntitlfH of wares being tied up Mr
Stern, t omiiieutini: on the situation, said
"We ale moving heaven and earth to
get the goods across the at tun...
We hive bought them, they have In '1
matlc up and are reatlj it r shipment,
hut the Uugllsh blockade, w , h thus
be. nines a blocknt'.e of our neutini ports,
maker shipments Impossible. Wo want
our g'Hitts now so that we can keep
toutrects vvhii h we have made to sup
ply them to nur customers
"Morenvcr. If the war tontiuues, we
must give up nioie than tr.n.OOO.Oim
wotth t.f business with Gemini y ami
Austria. Nearly four months have
passed since our State 1 itp.irtineut In
plain language told Ureal Britain tliat
sho must loosen the grip she is Illegally
1 verting upon neutral trndt, but tints
far we have -.ten no reMilts"
Mr Stern said a public nueting would
be heltl at the Hotel Biltmore early next
week to voice the Importers' protest
against the present situation and to de
vise possible Iiint tiles
TURKS NEAR END, POPE HEARS.
Apostiille lleli'UHte nt oiistttiitl- I
t niiple cnis AlariiitiiK Ne.
H'rM r,l,lr tlfltlrh to Till: Sis
j ItoMK, July !4. The Apostolic Pel.
, gate at Constantinople has succeeded
1. Altmatt & Co
FIFTH AVENUE - MADISCN AVENUE, NEW YORK
Th5 fly-fourth Sltrsett (Four Entrances) Thirty-fifth Street
visit the Store in person, representatives
at their hotels with samples
Q'RD'ER SERVICE is always at the disposal of patrons residing
All purchases, whether charged or paid for "m cash, are forwarded!
to any part off the United States.
TELEPHONE 7000 MURRAY HILL
The Week in the War
SUNDAY, .fnly 18. The Cunard liner .Orduna, wlili (vt'iil.-to Afiirl
tuns aOouril. was unsuccessfully al larked by it (iirmnn submarine
llilrly.M'Vfii miles soulh of Qurctuitcwii. fifty llituistitirl P.ritJsh
wtitiifii imrtlcltmto In it demonstration intended to win them tocc
fiitiuit n munition workers. The Washington (rorernmont
(li-otM-, 11 noli; to (J rent Drltuln ndtlfylni? that Government tl ,it tho
vitlitllt.v of iu'lzt' court proceedings based on llrlthih niuttlclpsl aiv
ul!l nut be ti'togiili'd. (icrtnan forces In the llnltlc prtvtiicm
of HikMii ure reported eighty miles from Itlgn.
MUNKAY, July 10. The Atmtro-Gcrman annlci In ItinMo. manifwit in
tensu activity froui tlie Unltle to Bessarabia. It is learned from
Alliens (hat the Rumanian Government is likely to regard the Atutro
(ii'inian note di'inaudinr; free passago for munitions am an ultimatum.
TL'I'SPAY, July 20. The offensive movement latimlird on Poland lit
the (irrniiin and Austrian armies appears to be of even greater pro
portions (han (hat Just completed in Gallela. Military critics Jud.t
tlmt Warsaw and Hlga are the Immediate objectives. Tho Italian
( miser Giuseppe Garibaldi is sunk by an Austrian submarine in
the upper Adriatic. The total allied casualties ut the Dardanelles
to date nro announced to be 42,434. The Italians uro repelled to
huc nuitle gains near Gorltr. and in the Dolomites. Darin LlorJ
(ionise, .Minister of Munitions, goes to Cardiff. Wales, to nrbltrut
lietueeu thu employers and the employed.
Vi;DNi:siAY, July 21. The Teutonic armies approach Warxnw ad
draw nearer to Hlga. The Welsh coal strike Is terminated. 'ri!r
t-iiitnii question continue to bring forth criticism against the British
Government. Premier AMpilth Intimates that the Government wil,
nut ill 1 ce It upon tho contraband list. French aeroplane li iiulmnl
t'nlniar In Almec. The Italians are driving forward with great
energy across the t'arxo plateau.
TIM'KSIiAY, July 22. German forces cut tho Itudotii-Ivuncoroil
line und draw closer fo Warsaw. IVan; (supporters lioidli, a
nmotlng In laiiiilun, nre. mobbed. The French make heudvra t n the
ensteiii heights of the valley of the Fecht. The Itiillitu nTr-Mt,.
mi tlie I'ai'-o plateau develop. Into n great battle.
I'KIDAY. Julj 2.1. Ivatignroil Is closely Invested by the Teuton! aruiP's
Wur-iiw Is lueiiaeeil from two sides. Premier A-c.ultli IiiMinutc
shut a tiioi'i' liii'Iitslve income tax may be fostered by t lie ! erniiiti''.
In ii'iier to othillzo the burdens of war. The third Anicririui nnlr
to Germany on the submarine problem Is forwarded In lltrlin from
Washington. The French capture the biiiiim 1 1 of l.e Unci on i;(.
eastern heights of the vulley of tho Fecht. Tin- llalluns laite in.
pnrtant heights ilninluntlug (iorlt.
SATI'UIiAY, July 21. The United States note lo Gerni.tuj on th uli.
marine problem is delivered at lhe German Foreign Mill:.. li r
ftt-r.s to compromise with Germany on American rights, i Intel rr
I lie cost, und asserts that the next violation of American life will lie
held to be a deliberately unfriendly art. The French repulse ittn"k
!u l.e J'retre wood und gain ground In the region of llagatelle iu the
Argonne. The Teutonic advance- on Warsaw Is momcntsrll)
stopped. Itt'istrts from Homo say that the Danlanellej inn-: fa'
within n fortnight.
In conv-Im; i oiindfuttnt information
to the Vatic in that the forcing of th
li.iid.iiiellis Is ine' liable and that the
Turks arj determined to massacre the
flirlitlan" when th Allies occupy Oon-,
o.mtlnopl. wh.tii will probably be
T.,7.i 1 to tit ground.
The I 'elegit tn urges th Pope to use
Ids Inllueticn to prevent massacres and
to ucget that the Christians be In
terned In Asia Minor that they may
thus escape a death which otherwise
will be. Inevitable.
I The 1'ope lias appealed to Hmperor
I William nnd to Kmperor Krancls Joseph.
I whom he will hold responsible unless
the threatened mas.icics are averted.
Itopnrls Tlmt TnrUsj eel. Sicppmte
Iknsv.v. July 21. NHJemKtlcn TCffendl,
the Turkish Minister of Justice, anil
l'.issitn Kffendl arrived at I-iusanne yes-
tenia j from ricil!i. 'fro M.r.lsur U if
and has entered a hospit.il
Iteports that thein- st:itesmn w-r,
criming to Swltjrland to bij,-.n r.ere-
iuiu'iis mr a Kcpurain pnc ror TurVjt
were riontMl tctbiy by ih Turktuh r
Aldus mitnl. tlie former Ki'v, ,
1'g.vpt, Isnlroat l.nue.inrw Report J Cut
Turkey Is unlou to obtain a' se; -j.,
peac. still persist
tt. Jnhu'a Without I'nasengrr s,r.
ST. JOIfN-S, .V. I", Jldy ;i Tn, .,),,
raw.il of Ih Allan Line . ,
tho St. John's to the Llvo-peel "Ad lm
left this port wKh "il- i',e . .
selsnf tho Furness Line toK if t '
Great Itrlttiln. Many tf t- ,
which heretofore al!ed at h i n
now In the transport service ...
suit Newfoundland las had to'i' -
trade relations wilh Canada ,r . i.
ports of the L'nltetl States
will call upon