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Seaward, torpedoed without warning in Mediterranean,
have been safely landed.
"Look Out For Suspicious Boat"
Boston, April 9. " Charlestown navy yard warned
coastwise shipping today to be on lookout for "suspicious
vessel," reported by British vessel in a wireless warning.
Censorship immediately closed down after warning.
Naval officialsv refused to comment. w '
German U-Boat Fails.
Paris, April 9.Brazilian consul notified his govern
ment today that German U-boat three times attempted
to sink another Brazilian steamer, which has just docked
Washington, pril 9. Austria for
mally broke relations with the United
States today. The Austrian charge,
Zwiedinek, called at the state de
partment and asked for his pass
ports. He informed the department
' the order for his action was issued
Ambassador Penfield knows noth
ing of the bijeak in relations, as he
left Vienna on April 7. j
The point was emphasized here this
afternoon that, jgi breaking off diplo
matic relations with Austria, Amer
ica is not at war with Emperor Karl
and his people. The situation is par
allel with America's break with Ger
many and before President Wilson's
"armed neutrality" plan was adopted.
There has been no change, how
ever, in the status of relations be
tween this government and Turkey
and Bulgaria, it was officially stated.
It would not be surprising, however,
if they shortly followed the lead of
The passports will be immediately
available for Baron Zwiedinek, for
Count Tarnowski who has never
been received here as Austrian am
bassador for the entire embassy
staff and for all Austrian consular,
diplomatic and commercial attaches
throughout the country.
The German party that sailed
with Count "Von Bernstorff when he
was given his passports numbered
about 200 persons. The Austrian
party that will leave with Zwiedinek
and Tarnowski is" expected to reach
close toHhat number.
It probably will be at least a week
before the usual formalities can be
gone through and the Austrian party
started on its way.
This government, of course, will
consult with other membersof the
entente allies as to safe conduct,
means of transportating the. party, '
etc. - '
Sweden will assume charge of the
Austrian interests in the United
States, Baron Zwiedinek informed
the state department today.
CONGRESS TAKES UP MONEY
QUESTION $3,000,000,000 LOAN
TO THE ALLIES
Washington, April 9. Congress
today faced the task of raising $6,
750,000,000 for the "pay-as-you-go"
war. House and senate leaders have
practically decided that approximate
ly 50 per c&nt of the first year's ex-