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VOLUME 1, NUMBER 342. rTeeUy, E.tabUshed i860; D?fljr, Janis, ?1?. ANDERSON, S. C, SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 1, 1914. $5.00 PER ANNUM PRICE FIVE CENTS
WAR DECLARED BETWEEN TURKEY AND RUSSIA
SHIP BILL GOES
AGREE TO TAKE UP AP
TRYING TO AVOID
Republican Senators Insist Action
Means the Measure is
(Hy Awwiot?! PreT )
WASHINGTON. Feb. 18.-Blocked
in their efforts to get a vote on the
boure ship purchase bill. Democratic,
senator* today agree?! to take up ap
propriation bills and sent the ship
ping measure to conference , until
February 27. when it must take its
chances of being filibustered to its
death on March 4.
Republican renators entered into a
"gentleman's agreement" with Demo
cratic leaders to let the bill go to
Conference on condition that appro
priation measures be passed within
the next ten days to avoid an extra
session. The Democrats, lt was , re
ported, agreed to a reasonable cut in
Hie rivers and harbors bill, and the
Republicans in turn gave assurances
that they would not filibuster against
any appropriation* measures. Demo
crats further agreed that when the
ship nu rc ha st.- bill comes out of con
ference, the Republicans will be given
an opportunity to'renew their fight
The compact which broke the long
struggle was reached late in the day.
Administration leaders maintained
that it vas the beet they could hope
for ann Republican senators insisted
that UH action meant thc hill was
dead. All seemed to agree there
would be no extra session.
When the time esme to put the
. agreement into operation revolting
Democrats and other senators oppos
"'Ut'llEWMt^rrtf'.M" to conference.
mid be had on their
. "''amendments. There was a flood Of
Oratory and manv roll calls, and air
amendments were voted down.
Senator i'.ankhead'a amendmpnjjVd
provide that government ships bo ad
. mitred to coastwise ^'tipping waa
defeated. 54 "to 1!. the alignment
. which has prevailed for many weeks
breaking up. Twenty-two republican
senators voted with (.he administration
llcm?cr&ls ?*nd somn regular Demo
crats joined with the recalcitrant De
mocrats and progressive Republicans.
Senator Hitchcocks' amendment to
prevent the exportation of munitions
of war to belligerents was tabled, 51
tOj36; an amendment by Senator
O'Gorman to prohibit purchase of
belligerent ships was' tabled,?1."> to 43;
one by Winiam Alden 'Smith to create
a commission to-study the problem of
ocean transportation was tabled, 52 to
31, and one by Senator Poindexter to'
prevent government ships plying be
tween the United Stales and belli
gerent porta met'a'like fate.
Another Poindexter amendment to
authorize thc president to expend J30,
UOtyOOO for construction ot ships In
rt' American shipyards and to operate
them outside) of the war iejne, also
t i wno defeated. Thc Fletcher motion
. to simd the bill to conference then
prevailed without a dissenting vote.
No Event, Has Occurre J to Mark 1
And Submarines Against Vee*
^ <By Associated Pro??.)
p 1.0ND?N, Feb. 18,-No Incidents, so
far ar. is k'nown, haye jr*>* marked tho
opening of Germany's submarine
blockade of the British Isles, although
* it has been lu foi ce for nearly 24
hours. Nor has the British govern
? ment thus far announced Its promis
t et?iiatory measure?.
'.; precautions, however., aro being
taken on this side of the North Sea,
und, although tho Gorman govern
ment has warned thc German people
BK" not to expect sny sensational develop
ments for some d^ysr the regular
cross channel passenger, services have
(". '' been homowhat curtailed and'altered.
Oth< rwlse the sea-borne trade of the
country is proceeding much aa usual
. The White Star Steamship Adriatic,
ftom. New York, February 10, crossed
the lVlHh Sss during tbs night, but did
not resort to the use of a neutral nag
to evade German submarines. Other
ocean liners freight steamers Sr?
maintaining regular schedules
A fleet of freight steamers left Den
mark for England wlt-h . provisions
aboard, and it was to keep track of
these. It Is ?>elleVed that German air
ship*, one of which was destroyed hy
Are ysfrterday. and another of which
was reported wrecked today on the
TWO ME BOARD EXPRESS!
CAR AND THROW OFF
BINDS AND GAGS
? Made Effort to Blow Safe Open.
Amount of LOM Not Yet
(By Aafocinted Frew.)
IK'H.MOND, Va., Feb. 10.-Two
men last night boarded the first Bee
tloo of train No. 61 of the Richmon.
Fredericksbui-g Sc Potomac Railroad
Company, due here at 12:30 o'clock
thin morning, and after overpowering
the expr?s* messengers, threw the
safe from the doorway and escaped
on a healy grade running up to
Franconia. a short dlstauce north pf
! Frederlcksburg. It is believed that j
; thc men boarded the train In Wash
: ington. 1 >.
While the train was nearing Fran
' conta they encered the car and order
ed the messengers to throw up their
'? hands. They were bound and gagged
i and the robbers made an effort to blow
i thc safe open. They failed in thia,
i and threw It f;om the train. The rob
bery war not discovered unti' the
, train arrived In this city and the meB
. seugers were found in the car.
' dispatch from Franconia nays two au
1 tomobij.es were stolen from that place
i last night and lt is believed the rob
! hers made their esuape in these.
The amount of the loss is not yet
: known. Southern Express company
' ofllclals state that they du not know
j the contents of the safe, that it was
put aboard at Washington and btlled
through to some point south of here.
Messengers Chambllsr and Williams
wont on through with their train.
.The nain is known as the Jackson
. . ' 1-LS
Four of Crew Drown, <5thers CWt
From Broken Legs
(Uv Almeta'*'! Pn*i.>
COPENHAGEN, Feb. 18.--(via lan
don. Feb. 19; ?il? a. m.)-Confirma
tion has been received here that
second German airship has been!
wrecked off the coast of Jutland.
The . Zeppelin L-:: exploded on j
France Island Wednesday and anoth
er Zeppelin sank in the shallow coast
al water ten miles north of Esbjerg.
Jutland, today. ' Four of the -crow
were drowned, but the others got
ashore. Some were suffering from
broken legs and other injuries. In all
j three officer? and eight men escaped.
Count Ulaten, captain of the craft, I
had both bis legs broken. The airship |
drirted to rea.
The survivors say they, were on
patrol duty, oyer the North Sea when
j thc weight of snow on the envelope
caused the airship to Bink to thc sur
face of tho water._
Beginning of Activities. With Mines |
sb Entering Waters Proclaimed .
Danish coast, have been so active.
In England, Germany's reply to the |
American note, tn protest against In
terference with neutral ships is creat
ing more interest than the threaten
ed blockade, am! there is a great deal
of curiosity vi to what, the United
States will say in response.
Even Germany's victory over thc
Russians in Eaat Prussia and north
ern Poland and the claim of 109 ucr
mans tn have taken 64,000 prisoners
take- second place in these diplomatic
questions' between the Germans and
the neutral nations.
In O erm any. however, this second
vlc'.ory of Field Marshal von Hinden
burg Sn the province of which be had
long, made a military? study, is being
celebrated with' the greatest enthus
iasm, and the expectation there ls tbat
the Russinns will take, a long time to
recover ?'rom this blow even should
they mc Vie a stand on the Niemep
River, as they did last autumn.
It ls evident, however. vtha: tho
Russians are far from being beaten.
According to their reports, battles are
lu progress, not far from the East
Prussian frontier and troops are be
ing rushed from th? Interior to .check
the German advance, which i* being
faWHfOn a front some 200 miles tn ex
(OOJfTTNV'ED OK PAOE VI Vii)
FRIENDLY JONE GIVES HOPE ;
MAY BE REACHED
OF NEUTRAL SHIPS
Suggestion That Warships Con-j
voy Merchantmen Looked
Upon as Impracticable
t (Ky Alworiatcxj PrrsO
WASHINGTON, Keb. ^.--.Ger
many's reply to thc American warn
ing ana in si attacks on American ves
sels or lives in the new sea nut Zune*
increased rather thun diminished the ?
concern of ofUclals of the United
States go venn eat over possible com
plications, though its friendly tun
gave hope that an understanding for
the protection of neurtalj might yet
Otflcials were apprehensive over thc
formal .statement in the note that Ger
many disclaimed all responsibility for
what might happen to neutral vessels
venturing !n the danger areas. Tho
additional warning, too, that mines
would be laid tn British waters was
regarded likely to add further to in
terruptions which American commerce'
has suffered rince the war's outbreak.
President Wilson and Secretary
Bryan read the Associated Press copy
of the German note, the official text,
delayed in transmission, from Ambas
sador Gerard being expected tomor
row. While no comment was made
at either the White House or the State
department,' the feeling of grave con
cern was manifest.
That other neutral nations, espec
ially Holland and the Scandinavian,
countries, also are apprenbensive con
cerning the situation and haye con
sulted the United States became
known today. There ls, however, on
understanding Implying Jin: uctipn if
any n^utrAl vesseis Araeuuk. -,
Secretary Bryan refused' to reveal
today what bteps the United States
would take if American lives wera
lout and details of the policy being
formulated by the American govern-'
ment wore not disclosed.
That the United Stated is looking
for removal of some of the causes of
thc present complication in Ute forth
coming ans:wer frcm England to the
American note concerning the misuse
I of tl ass was intimated ' in some of
' lteial quarters. It was pointed out
[ that if categorical assurances were
; glvon .by Great Britain and her allies
(CONTINUED ON PAOE FIVE.)
Until Victory For Allies is Fully
Attained Declares Premier
? Rene Viviana
< . . ' '. . ' . ' .-.. . ' ?' ' . '.. !
(By Auoclatad Pre**."}
PARI8. Feb. .18.--Premier -Pene
Vivian! took occasion to declare)
afresh to the Chamber of deputies'to
day that lt. wa.? the determination of
the French government to prosecute
the war until victory for the Allies
bad been fully attained.
"The government is determined,'* ?
tho premier raid, "to bring about the
restoration of Belgium and to retake
Alsace and Lorraine."
The deputies wildly applauded M.
Vlviunl's stat .-mont.
Premier Vivian! alluded, eloquently!
#JJ ianri.rnnua fait liv Prnnpo for
the heroic fidelity of thc population?
of the provinces occupied hy the Ger
mar.) in northern France, which he
said, were "suffering under the brutal
ities of Prussian militarism."
Francs, he added, would jierslst un
til German Imperialism, which had]
endeavored to crush all liberty, was
The premier spoke of thc suffering.*,
of the peopel of France, of the cou- !
rag* and the steadfastness of tho men
in thc mud cf th? treni*h'*" - ? uni i
1!. of'the high moral forces '
which sustained them ls saving the
Flew British Flaw.
LONDON, Feb. 18.-The White Star
steamer Adriatic, which arrived at
Liverpool this afternoon from New
York after an uneventful trip, flew the
British flag all the way cross the At
lantic. The Adriatic crossed the Irish
Arrested on Dynamiting Charge.
S5?ATTLE, Wesh., Feb. 18-David.
Cap lan, ?anted by the Los Angeles
authorities in connection with the
dynamiting of the Los Angeles Times
building, waa arrested tonight on
Bratnbridge Island, a few miles from
I Seattle, according to a telephone mes
ige from Walter R. Thayer, manager
?he Seattle branch of a national
ENGROSSING CLERK N. C.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTA
TIVES LOSES LIFE
And State Senator Rivers Johnson
Injured in Automobile
RALBIGK. IN. C.. Keb. ttf.-Will
Aycock.. engrossing dork of the North
Carolina house, of representatives und
nephew of tbc late Ex-Governor
Charles? U. Ayqqck, wa? instantly kill
ed, and Speaker Kinniel il. Woolen
and State Senator Hivers Johnson In
jured in an automobile accident about
three miles frqm this city at an early
'tour this morning.
Aycock was j- planed beneath the
overturned cw' when the chauffeur
Speaker Wooten and Senator John
ron were rushed to a hospital, where
their Injuries ^ere attended. Neither
is thought to be seriously hurt.
Arrested on Charge
Of Killing Banker
Three Sumter County, Go., Men
Placed in Jail Deny Any
Knowledge of Shooting
U?y Auo?Lited Prc*?.)
LEESBt'R?i Ga., Feb. 18.-Roy]
Black, J. C. ^Webb and Roy Jones, of
Sumter coup.wJGcorKla, wore arrested
late today 'San placed In jail herc.1
charged with lin- murder of A. D. Ollv- j
er, president? .OJ t he Farmers Bs uk and
L4?rm^CompaatV?ir Leesburg, wio waa ;
shot and killed last night In front
of hts bank.
Warrants for the arrests were Is
sued at the conclusion of a,coroner's
Inquest. It ls alleged thai the defend
ants had financial relations with
Oliver when he operated a bank at
Smithville. Ga., some time ago.- They
deny any knowledge of the killing.
Governor Urges 'nvrstigatfon.
COLUMBIA. Feh, 1K._Tnvnlotion
into small extravagances by the State
and county government Was. urged in
a message to the legislature tonight
by Governor Manning. The governor
asked that a committee make a re
port a? to overlapping or duplication
of work. Tho governor does not be
lieve that any department of the gov
ernment' should be crippled, however.
Mill Vet Molest Relief Ships.
LONDON. Feb. ?8.-(303: p. f.|
Relief ships chartered by tho commis
sion of Belgium relief will be permit
ted to follow their, usual route across
tho English channel without molesta
tation, from German submarines.
I Norwegian Steamer
(By Axs?dataU Pre??.)
LONDON, Feb. 18.-(11:20 p. ra.)
The Norwegian steamer Nordcap. ac
cording to the Exchange Telegraphs I
j Copenhagen correspondent, has struck
I a German mine in the Baltic and
foundered.. All her crew perished.
The Nordcap was a steamer of 322
The crews of one Danish and three ]
Norwegian ships at Aarhuus, Den
mark, refused today to sail for Eng
land and lett meir ships.
BONO ELECTION WILL
BE HELD DN MARCH ll
Governor Manning Signa Bill and
lo oo ooo o o o o o o o o o o ooo.
lo , : o
o .COLUMBIA, Feb. 18.-Governor o
o Manning tonight signed the bill o
o authorizing the city of Anderson o
o to assess abut tin K nrooerty pwp- O
o era, and the cit council can row o
j o proceed to order sn election on o
o the question of issuing bonds for c.
[o street improvements. o
o o o o o o o o o oooooo o ooo
A telegram settfjg forth the aboye
facts was rVceifed last night by Mayor
Godfrey from Senator Sherard, and
the former announced from the stage
of" the new theatre thai the election
would be held on March ll.
ONE OF LAST MEMBERS OF
NOTORIOUS JAMES GANG
Had Been Living Life of a Quiet
Farmer For More Than*
(By Auoriiit/M Prem.)
EXCELSIOR SPWN?S. Mo,, Feb.
18.-Frank Janies, of the notorious
Janies Rang, died on his farm near
here lat^ today. Janies, who was 74
years old. had been in ill health sev
eral months und was stricken with
apoplexy early today.
One of the la?t nierabera'of tho
robber band whore unparaleled career
of crime during tho Civil war and the
unsettled period that followed kej*
the people of a dozen States In ter
ror. Frank Janies had been living the
Hie or a quiet farmer for more than
?50 years. .
The son of a minister, respected
throughout the community, Frank
James joined QuautrcIIe's guerrillas,
together with his brother, jesse, aud
took part in the sacking of Lawrence,
After the guerrillas disbanded, the
Juiner brothers became bandits. Mauy I
notorious crime? of the decade fol
lowing the war have been laid at their
Detectives surrounded the James,
home near Kearney. Mo., on January
20, 1875. and threw a lighted bomb In
to the house, thinking to kill the
James brothers. It exploded, tearing
thc arm off their mother and killing
their brother, Archie.
In 1882, after Jesan James had been
shot und killed in his home in St.
Joseph, Mo., by Dob Ford, also a ban
dit, for a reward of ?r.o.OOO, Frank
James surrendered tr Jefferson' City,
After his surrender James was tak
en to Independence, Mo., where he was'
held in jail three weeks, and later to
Gallatin, where he remained in jail a
year awaiting trial.*
Tho trial was hard fought and last
ed several weeks. Finally James was
acquitted ?nd weat to Oklahoma. He
never was in the penitentiary and
never was convicted of any of the
chargea against him.
Funeral services have hers", srrang-i
ed roi Saturday at the farm borne.
Burial will be in Kearney. Mo., the
little town the tolmer outlaw first
know as a boy.
Annual Convention Come* to
Close-? Richmond Chosen as
Next Meeting Place
(By Anecia ted Pms.)
CkAPLESTON. S. C., Fob. .IS.
Janies H. McIntosh or Columbia. S. C.,
was elected president of the Tri-Stato
Medical Society of South Carolina,
North carolina and Virginia today at
the closing session of the annual con
vention here. . Richmond, Va., was
choren as the ifbxt meeting place.
Other officers elected were:
Vice presidents i A. G. Neuf?er, Al?
be\tlle. & C.; C. V. Reynolds, Ash
ville. N. C.; Beverly R. Tucker, Rich
Secretary:. Rolfe E. Hughes, Lau
rens, S. C.
Executive council: Johu W. Dillard.
Lncbburg. Va.; R. B. Bpling, Green
wood. 6. C.; D. Al 8tenton. High
Point. N. C.; James D. Cu I pepper. Nor
folk, Va,: A. E. Baker, Charleston, S.
C.; D. T. Taylor. Washington, N, C.;
W. W. Fennell, Fuck Kill, S. C.; J,
Howell Way. Waynesvllle, N. C.;
Southgate Leigh, Norfolk, Va.; E. C.
Register. Charlotte. K. C.; J. Kennedy
Cross, Newport News, Vs.; W. B. Way.
Rldgevllle, S. C.
nuitL'irrn >rv? IVPKIU
" " ii*: FOR Y: t ; o v i: it > OR
Har n wei I County Men Asked to Show
iVhv Teev Should Not Be Re.
moved From Oilier.
K|HTIHI UI Tt*V> IntrtHyttwr.
COLUMBIA. Frfb. 18.-B. F. Peeples,
V. A. Wisc and C. S. Bowen, members
of the Barnwell county dlerpens&ry
board, have been ordered to appear
before Governor Manning on February
25 to chow why they should not be re
moved from office. The three mem
bers are charged with "misconduct,
neglect of duty and incapacity in of
fice." Mr. Peeples is the father of
the attorney general.
Branch Rickey declarea thai he
would not part with Bert Shottsn for
half of the White Sox team, to which
Clarence Rowland replies thit no one
Invited him to do sp.
MEASURE LIMITING WHISKEY
ORDERS TO GALLON A
MONTH PASSE'* SENATE
TO THE HOUSE
Amendment Absolutely Prohibit'
ing* Any Liquor Being Or
fl|>wiiil t<? Th? Iiitrilionicrr.
COLUMBIA. Feb. 18.-The Warrcn
Boyd bill limiting the amount of whis
key ordered for personal use to one
gallon per month to each person In
the State passed tho sonate this morn
ing by thc overwhelming vote of 35
4o G and wu? returned to the house
with minor amendments.
Preceding the. vote on giving the
Webb bill its third reading was a!
fight over an amendment by Senator]
J. A. Banks proposing thc btu "air'
tight" by absolutely prohibiting any
liquor be'ng order".! for persona", use.
There was some debate over this
amendment. Senator Brice Baying he
thought lt unconstitutional. Senator
Alan Johnstone * opposed the Banks
amendment, saying tho question of ab
soluto prohibition was going to be
submitted on September 14, and it
would not be logical or right for the
legislature to pass an absolutism act,
in advance of that vote. The amend-'
mc nt was rejected 28 to 13.
The freo conference report on the
local option compulsory education bill
was concurred in by'the senate thia
morning and the bill W&B ordered.en
rolled for ratification. It will become
law as soon as Governor Manning at
taches hts signature. This ls one of
the administration measures, being
recommended by the governor in. his
Inaugural address. ,
The house is getting down tootha
?Continued .on. Page Four)...
Action on Annual Pension Appro
priation Bill Held up in
(By Anootetad Preta.)
WASHINGTON. Feb. 18.-A bitter
verbal clash between Representatives
Pu'mer and Farr of Pennsylvania on
the floor, of 'the house tonight held
up final action on the annual pension
appropriation bill. Debate took a
wide range, and in the course of some
remarks representative Palmer said
lt cost a million dollars to elect
Republican senate.: from Pc un sy Iva
nia. This drew a hot attack from Mr
Farr. In the exchange that followed
Mr- Farr charged that Mr. Palmer
had been a .lobbyist and Mr. Palmer
called Mr. Farr n "tad pole states
i The pension bill carrying $164,000,
0000. probably will be passed tomor
Note Exnlsma Action Was Made 1
of Attempting to Cut Off F<
(By Awocifttrd Preta.)
BERLIN, v?a London, Feb. li.-r
(5:58 a. m.)-Germany's reply to the
protect of tim Ignited States against
designation of a naval war zone about
the British Isles ls couched in the
most friendly terms, but firmly main
tains the position of Germany as al
The note, which has been trans
mitted to Washington through the
American embassy, explains that Ger
many's action waa made necessary by
Greet Britain's policy or attempting
to cut off the food supply of the Ger
man civil population by a method nev
er recognized in international law.
England's course In ordering mer
chantman to fly neutral flags, equip
ping them with artillery, cud order
ing them to destroy submarines; Ger
many contends, renders nugatory the
right of search, and gires Germany
tbs right to attack English shipping.
The reply closes with expression of
the hope thst the United States may
prevail upon Great Britain "to return
to the principles of international law
recognised prior to the outbreak of
the war," and in particular obtain
observance of the declaration, of
London. If this were done, the not?
explains. Germany would be able to
tr?port rood supplies sad raw mater
ials. Germany would recognise in
BRAZILIAN MINISTER MAKES*
NO MENTION OF CHANGE <
United State* Consular Agent
Narrowly Escapes Execution
by Carranza Troop?
my Awotuud rna*.)
WASHINGTON. Feb. 18-Reports ot
the evacuation of Mexico City by the
carranza forces were discredited' late
today when a dispatch dated last night
WUK received at the state department
from the Bratllian minister there
making no mention of a change in
Earlier . In the day officials receiv
ed through border sources what was
considered an authentic report that
General O bregon bsd- withdrawn' add
Mexico City again had been occupied
by Zapata troops.
How W. O. Jenkins. United States
consular agent st Puebla Mexico, was
about to be executed by Carra?as
troops and saved only by the timely,
arrival of an ojcer, wss revealed w
a report just received by the stat? de
partment. Details became known to
day, together with the tact that strong
representations on the subject, as yet
unanswered, were promptly made to
General Carrants. Wt;
The United States not only pro
tected against the discourteous treat
ment, "jut demanded the punishment
of those who threatened him.
Mr. Jenkins, who has exter
property interests tn Mexico,
first arrested when the Espetas
trolled the city. When the Carr
forces subsequently. arrested a
geant and Carra?as soldiers claimed
there had been tiring from bis house.
Later he was released^ owly to be n
arrested, the report said, clubbed wtth
pistols cud taken to harracks where
ho was stoo? ?ip io? 'ex?cution.
Just in time, a Carranca officer rode
by and when Jenkins protested ttut
ho was an American consular agent,
tho officer ordered bim taken before
General Obregon. While- the latter
released Jenkins ano^cpoJOf?sed for
the conduct ot his subordinate?, the
state dep?>r;?v5v pursued the matta
with a request tor the punishment.bf
ibu guilty. : : j"
'?he advance of Villa troops to the
weet coast wss - described sod: w
tact that they . are , now . menacing
Mazatlan announced in a statement
given out tonight by the state depart
Further information concerning the
execution of General Dosai, shot-hy
the Masatlsn authorities December, 34
came to the department today. Gen
oral Dosai, who made mends among
the Americans at Vera Crus by his
attitude at the time that pori was oc
cupied by the United States, was SCH
cuaed of surrendering' the city of
Teplc without cause, of using public
money and ot giving arms to the ea
emy. He denied sit the charges, the
report said. Americans rslsed s pubs?
to bury the general *.?*d relieve HS
destitute widow and CaUdy^o^_
Necessary by Great Britain's Policy
?od Supply off German Civil
this, ?sys "tee reply, sn Invaluable
service towsrd a more humane con
duct of the war and. would act in ac
. >rdanee wit!? the new situation thus
Test of ?ste.
The text of the note follows:
"The imperial government has ex
amined 'the communication from the
United StatcB government in thc same
spirit of good,will and friendship by
which the communication appears to
have been dictated. The imperial gov
ernment is la accord* Wfh the United
States governinebt that for both par
! ties it is in a high degree desliarle
to? avoid misunderstandings whlcu*
might ar ixe from measures announced?
by the German edmlratly and to pro-,
vide against the. occurrence of Incl-,
dents which might trouble the friendly,
relations which so far happily exist
between the two governments.
Xe**are of ?elf Defense,
.WI h regard to the assuring Ot
I these friendly relations the German
government bel! sves that lt ?say all
the more reckon on-a full understand
ing with the United States as tbs pro
I ceedure announced by tao German eda
miralty. Which waa fully explained !?
the note of the fourth instant, ls fa
no way directed " against legitimate,
commerce and legitimate shipping of
(OONTINl'KP OK Tyfc?p THRU.)