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MAY i. ma w&m , u ! it 4 KIS CLEVER; BUI NOT III VERY SI SFAGTORY (Continued from page one) the milmiHrlne tvarefwre In acord nnro with the general principles ot visit and search nnd the dcjitriiclion of merchant vessels recognized by International, t ho solo exception be Iiik the conduct ot warfare against enemy trade carried on oneniy freight ghliw encountered In the war 7.0110 surroundliiK Great Hrltaln. Willi reganl to these, no nsmirnnco has ever been given to the Rovernmont of the t'nlted States. No such assurances are contained In tint declaration of February S, 1010. ' The (It rnian government cannot admit an) doubt that these orders were given or arc executed In good fulth. Krrors actually occured. They can In im Id ml of warfare be avoided altogether. Allowances must be made In the conduct of navnl war fare nnnlnt an enemy resortliiK to all kinds or ruses, whether pormliwl blo or Illicit. "lint apart from the possibility of errors, naval warfare Just like war fare on land, Implies unavoidable thinners for neutral persons ami mooiIh enteilnK the (Mlillnn rone. Fven In cases where the naval action Is confined to ordinary forms of cruiser waifure, neutral persons and IsoocIh repeatedly come to jtrlef. "The florman novernnient has re peatedly and explicitly pointed out the ilanHors from mines that have led to the loss of numerous ships. I'lfWolIK I'1IMIMN - "The (let man government has made several proposals to tho rov eminent of the I'nlted State. In or der to reduce to a minimum for American travelers and Roods -the Inherent dannera of naval warfare, rnfortunntely, the government of the I'nlted Stales decided not to ac cept the proposals. Had it accepted the government of the I'nlted States would have gt en Instrumental In per xentlng the greater part of the acci dents that American pillions have met with In lbs meantime. The Herman government still stands by Its offer to come to an agreement along those Hues. "As tho (ici'inan government re peatedly dot-lured, it cannot dispense with the use of the submarine wea pon In the conduct of warfare itgolnst enemy trade. The German govern ment, however, has now decided to make a fuith-r concession, adapting methods ot Mihmarlne warefare to the Intertmtt. of neutrals. "In reaching this decision the Cier man government Is actuated by con siderations which are above the level of the disputed question. Tlicoc Micivtl I'llnrlples "The Gorman government attaches no less impoi lance to the sacred principles of humanity than the gov ernment of the I'nlted States. It again fully takes into account that both government for many years co operated in developing International law In conformity with these prin ciples, the ultimate object of which has alwayp beon to confine warfare on sen and land to armed forces of belligerent' and safeguard as far as powtlble non-combatants against tho horrors of nr. Hut although these considerations are of 'great weight, they alone would not under present t IrcumsiKiicex hare determined tho attitude or the Herman government. For in fttiKwer to the apepal b) the government of the I'nlted States on behalf or the sacred principles of humanltt and International law the German government must repeat once more with all emphasis that It was not the German ttit the ItrilUh jtovemment which ignored all ac cepted rule of International law pnd extended this terrible war to the lives and property of non-combatants, having no regard whatever for the Interests and rights of neutrals, and non-combatants that through tuU method of warfare have been severe- Injured. llHumt I he Itiil Nil "In self defense against the lib' gal conduct of British warfare wh a. fltihtlim a bitter struggle for nation ' at existence, Germany had to r. -.-i-to the hard but effective uicn hubmariue warfare-. "As matters stand, the ;. government cannot but reii i ,-. aret ihat the sentiments of ) m. .i which the government of the i r.r. State extend with such fervor t.j '.. unhiiip victims of submarine u fare are not extended with the -.. n . warmth oi ft clln to0ntan million of women and i i.il.h.n who. auoiil Ins to H.f avowed Intention ot ti.e llriimh government, shall he it.ire.l. and rtlio. by suffering shall font- the icionou armies of the central pow er into lgnomlaous capMbUtiou , Tie Cirmu government. In agree-! ni'(fl ith the German people. fal' ' t i .r ; t-i.m.' tin- 1 r n"' .' "" i . a i ' r - . d' " to use the submarine weapon In strli t conformity with the rules of Inter national laws, as recognized before tho outbreak of the war, If Great Hrltaln likewise was ready to adapt the conduct of warfare to these rules. ItritMi l-'ulliiivs Cited "Several attempts made by the government of the t'nlted States to prevail upon the Hrltlsh government to act accordingly failed beciuiee ot riat rerusal on the part of the British government. Moreover Great Hrit nlu again and again has violated in ternational law, surpassing all Intends In outraging neulral rights. The lat est measure adopted by Great Hrltaln declaring Germany bunker coal con trail unci and establishing conditions under which Kngllsh bunker coal alone Is supplied to neutrals is noth. lux but an unheard of attempt by way of exaction to force neutral ton nage Into tho service of Hritish war trade. "The Gorman people know that the government of the I'nlted States has tho power to confine the war to armed forces of the belligerent countries in the interest of Immunity and maintenance of International Inw. The government of the I'nlted State would have been certain of iittalulug this end had it been de termined to Insist against Great Hrltaln on the Incontrovertible rights to freedom of the seas. Hut as matters stand the German people arc under the Impression that the gov ernment of the I'nlted State while demanding Unit Germany, struggling for existence shall leslralu (be use of an effective weapon anil while making compliance with these de mands a condition for maintenance of relations with Germany, confines Itself to protest against illegal methods adopted by Germany's ene mies. .Moreover, the German people know to what considerable extent Its enemies are supplied with all kinds of war material from tho i'nlted States. Sit ll1,NIII. 10 .lWill "It will therefore bo understood that the appeal mado by the govern ment of the I'nlted States to senti ment of humanity and principles of International law cannot under the circumstances meet the same hearty response from the German people which such an appeal otherwise al ways is certain to find here. If trfo Merman government nevertheless Is resolved to go to the iitiiioct limit of touceesions It ha been guided not .ilone by the friendship connecting the two great nations for over ono hundred years, but also b thought of great doom which threatens the entire civilised world should the cruel and sanguinary war be ex tended and prolonged. I'nnco Olfitrh .Mudtj "The Herman government, ron sclotis of German. s strength, twice wlthln the last few mouths announc ed before the world Its iphiIIiipsh to make peace on a basis safeguarding Germany's vital Interests, thus Indi cating that It Is not German) 's fault If peace Is still withheld rrom the nations of Huron. The German gov ernment feels all the more Justified III declaring that responsibility could not be borne before the forum or mankind and In history If after 31 month of the war's duration the sub marine question under discussion be tween the German government and the government of the Tiilted States were to take a turn seriously thteat enlng maintenance ot peace between the two nations. "A far a Ho with tho Germun government, it wishes to .prevent things from taking audi a course Tho German government, moreover. Is prepared to do It utmost to con fine operations of the war ft out the ret of It duration to the fighting fortes of the belligerents, thereby also insuring freedom of the seas, a principle upon which the German gov ernment believes, now as before, that it is in agreement with the gov eminent of the I'nlted Stale. Older to Milimariues "The German government, guided by thi Idea, notlfirh the government of the t'lilted Slates that German naval force hae received the fol lowing order, in accordance with the general principle of visit nnd The Boy is Father to the Man Old saylnr; Ii' o this arc fraught with a roost iuiJO.ti.it hk iniu,j. A.ul what . I tlu? , MiiH'.ll.t J. r .. rtlnic ' c a 1 1 It . l e r .-tli, In i uirnUit mil the ab ut veutl out I i- a subject of i t n.i.inritt. tloopj? t r ki.i.'i.I Ih-IM u .i -.1, i.,l, I rt in c d y V , ah ui "XMLcr'S I ' iii I ' Applied to t . iin.Mi.'i. It aioki in cl,-.-.l 1 1 nuke tbMB i.rm mi pliant. It Urn 1 rt. I la- .Ir.ln a ligament Unit prrxliin- j,,,.,, jt HfiiUai Um bur.'i . mi tic- iiriun,. ),ltui, iadtkcs tsjoh ii-,tful lugl.u of l.cjlllntiuiif sleep simI I Hull-, tl.e ilayt iii,h hh.I happy. Get .1 ' I .idle i.f ' Mother' I iu.il ' of any drusgUt urvl mu will llu rtalu wli It bo been i itiiu.1 U re, I true tu ila name in our bt tmini lliriuifli ll.ret; (eiit-rslioii. It it pMfectlr I liurrxikx Injt u eftU ttit once UMd It U cooiUM.ikVl to all eipecUot mother by I taote ho tnt thnrngh tbe ordeal wttlj ! urprMn- . By wntine tu BradSeU lter..l tr (, . II J I uuur Hkl , Atlanta. Cia., ' )i,n .in l.iir , free M f a w, .let rut tnrk. I k tli it in fol N tU,, thin- w:,nll sen rih and Hie destruction of mer chant vessels recognized b) Interna tional law, such voxels, both within nnd without the area declared a na val war zone, shall nut be sunk with out warning and without shvIiik hu man lives, tin less the ship attempt to escape or show resistance.' "Hut neutrals cannot expect that Gormany, forced to fight for exis tence, shall foi the sako of neutral Interests restrict the use of an ef fective weapon If the enemy Is per mitted to continue to apply at will methods of warfare violating rule of International law. Such a ' de mand would be lnconitntlble with tho charnctor of neutrality and tho Ger man government Is convinced thai the government of the Fulled State does not think of making such a de mand, knowing that the government of the t'nlted States declares that il is determined to restore the princi ple of freedom of the seas, from whatever quarter It has been violat ed. Want ltilliiln Cot'ivecl ' ccordlngly Ibe Gorman govern ment Is confident that In consequence of the new orders Issued to the naval foicos the government of the I'nlted States will now consider nil Impedi ments removed which may have been In the way of mutual co-operation toward restoration or the freedom of the sens during the war, as suggest od In tho note or .Inly L'it. I'.Hi", and It does not doubt that the govern ment of the I'nlted Stales will now demand nnd Insist that the Rrlt ImIi government shall forthwith observe tho rules or International law unlwr sally teeoslgned before the war, a are laid down in the notes ptesented by the government of the Fulled States to the Hrltlsh government Oe coinbor 2S, 1911, and November,.". 1915. "Should step taken by the govern ment of the I'nlted Slates not at tain tho object it dealres, to have the laws of humanity followed by all belligerent tint Ions the German gov ernment would then be faring a new Hlltuitlon in which It must reserve to Itself complete liberty of decision "The undersigned avails himself of this opportunity to tenew to the American ambassador assurances of highest consideration." (Ml NOTE CAUSES BREAK SI MARKE I clijrs ,and the couise of the market at the opening denoted little support. The more specific declines In cluded Crucible Steel, (5 points. l.nrkawHtina Steel, 4; Sludebaker. IW; Anaconda, 3Vi; Industrial Al cohol, 3Vt; Fnlted States Smelting, il1-.. , and numerous ouo-to-two-polut declines elsewhere. S0C1IST CAUSES NKW YORK. Ma - nil streel's grnxo view or the Gei iiiiin note was reflected In the demoralized tone of the stock market at the opening to day, active Issues, particular!)- those comprising the war group, hreeak lug three to six points with 19 for Hethlehem Steel. The tenor ofv the German reply was generally known before the mar ket opened, the new ticker and other agendo having published many of Its essential features. There was a large attendance of members on the floor. Commission houses received count less queries In telephone nnd tele graph from out-oMoun point-. Hrokers had numerous selling or- I'nlted State Steel opened with I noo shares at Soft to SI against esterdaq's close of 82 and Ma rine Preferred' Initial sale com prised a block ot ;S00 share at 32 to so, a maximum decline ot six points. Hall wore rolatlvolyl stonily, ltecoverles were made before It o'clock by which tltuo the excite ment had died down and trading was almost normal, lit fact, leading stocks like Fulled State Steel ! among the Industrials, and t'nlon 1 Pacific among the representative .rails, were then only -mere fractions 'under yesterda's close, while Head ing was net n, illy Hlioe that quotu ! lion. ' With Medford trade In Medford made II N HOUSE WASHINGTON, May .". Hepre entntive I-oncloii, the only Hoeiulut member, threw the lioue into u tur moil liulny Itv remark on the suff rage elnuse of the I'otto ltieim hill. A reported liv Hie official stctmij mpher ami understood ltv members, Sir. London tleelnred working Mtpl wim nve iliftfinnt'hipil hv the bill would "have lift' rigid In use revol vers the tight to use violence uml the right tu kill jrim'tnorN.'' "I demand tint t the member' words be In ken down," ehnuted Mr. Austin, lc'imldienu from Tennessee, "and I ui-li Ihnt I could ntnke n motion to exiel him from I lie hitri" I'pon Mr. Austin's iilijeeiion. Mr. London withdrew lii rcmnik". lie )t-citc-tcil he did not advocate ln lenee Mini ili-Uted Hint he hud been iniiUitfil. What he reiilK -mil, he ilcilariil, vn flint "disfrnneliisetl 9ien would he lulil Hint tliev lind the nylit tu li-e violence." FRECKLE-FACE Sun nnd Wind ItrtliK Out Fgly Spot. How to Heinove Itnslly Here's a chance, Mis Precklo-faco, to try a rented) for freckles with tho guarantee of a reliable dealer that It will not cost you a penny unlose It removes tho freckles; while If It doe give you a clear complexion the expense Is trifling. Simply get an ounce of othlno double strength from any druggist and a few- applications should show yon how easy It Is to rid yourself of the homely freckles and get it beautiful complexion. Itarely 1 more than one ounce needed for tho worst case. He sure to ask the druggist for (ho double strength othtiie as this la tho preciiptloti sold under guarantee of meney back It It falls to remove freckles. !CJJ$M$4Je AHRENS' BIG SALE WILL START SATURDAY Ahrens' store Is closed today pro parator) for a big snle of up-to-date ladles' ready-to-wear, millinery, etc., which stint tM Satunliiy nioinlng. Tills will be n big event nnd cornea early In the season when people are needing new toggerv ill keeping with the hented term Jioi hculuiiliig. See their ud lor pai ticulaii today. Mr.Went-And-Guf-lt -Here'sHr. 'Gels-It' Tho New Plan Corn Cure That's as Sure as the Rising Sun. Ol.ict to inrnl nu" sis tli- r ixor to tli. mi 11 '111 lilrril fur vrm" c.i H llit 10m to tilt) r.tnr l.iiors unci corns lovo each other. Corn low to W.r. Whr, Dlil I Oil- It' i.t-U-lt' fur .Me Aflrr llil It 1 Mtrl" lie cut, t-i'k"! cmuf. l. ssiftNl, ita Urfil tti-l j-1I.1 -I out tiey urow flint i r Mi ii-l Mi W nt-iiiiil-l'ut- t rt.iiut n ii - nit uhd "Otts It iiikltuil it tin. wunilerful, slinplit torn-iuiti that inter fulls, fctom p.iln. You apply It In '.' int ends. It drlt-n hi ouce. the corn Is doomail. Nothing- to stick to tha stocking or i ft, on the corn It niitn gctotl-nlKlit to planum, sulvs, Ulmjfis, ruxors .mil lot-Pmidluig. Yuu jii wt-ar smilltr slim Vour rorna will tomf rlKhl nit, Vlt an us a, whla-lit- Never tiiit.nitfi In- tlthy It'ih Tbe world's biKtt . llni turn turf "tiela-ll'1 Is sold by tlrugKlsts t-vt-r -wht-n-, .'..f it hot tit, oi at-nt cllrnt L. K Ijtwrciiif tv Co, ChituKO, 111 Sold In Medfoid and recommended the world's lust is m:o it. i corn reinetly SKIS. by WESTON'S Camera Shop 208 East Main Street, Medford The Only Exclusive CommcR'iul Photograph era in Southern Oregon Negatives Made any time 01 place by appoiutinent. Phoue 117.J We'll do the rest V y r r T t t ? V ? V r y r r r r t y y y y y t y y y y y y y t y y t y y y y y y y y y x y y y y y y V t y y y y y y v y y y y y f t y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y 50 Sprin Suits Mus (j0 Your Choice fPs-W. 50 AND (Reasonable Charges for Alterations) Our Entire Remaining Stock of Ladies' Spring Suits At Less Than Half Price. Any Suit in the VV ill 111 m J il I fl 1 ouse kill Any Suit in the House, Over $27.50 and up to $45. 00 ilk. $1750 INOW Both Silk and Wool Included Any Size On Sale Saturday THE MA YCO. y y f y y t y y y T T y y y y y y y y y T y v ? y y y y y y t y y y Y y y y f y y y y y y y y t y y y y y y y y y y y y f y y y V r t .v t v '"S ii K W , v-t j t u 'itl-erii i'. Ii,-' t 1 1 f, , 1 VV i tu i u. d. weston, Prop. :':::::::: : ; ;;;;:;: ;-m OOOOWVVWM J. A A ' ' W"