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Infantry Goes Out Into No Man's
Land, Uses Abandoned. Farm
Surprises Enemy and Kills and
;- Wounds Many In Attack ; - ;
Artillery Duels and Air Battles On
West Front Italians Prevent
, ) Enemy From . Making Cross
' ing ofPiave River - .'
NEW. YORK, Ndvember 15
. (Associated Press) United
States Infantry forces, a part of
the third contingent which .'now
occupies - the- trenches , of the
American pectbr.of the Western
front 'Distinguished - themselves
yesterday" by successfully carry
ing out a well arranged ambus
cade of a large German patrol.
The scene of the engagement in
which these Americans partici
pated was" an abandoned farm in
"No Man's J-and.": They made
their way to this spot which furn
ished , a suitable i ambush and
awaited the advent of the expect
ed German patrol,' Vhen this ar
rived the, Americans opened fire
and killed and wounded many of
the enemy,'; .There is no mention
of any casualties for the United
States. , " ; --J-
. . i -
In Flanders the British have
fully ' established themselves in
the positions which they , secured
from 'the 'enemy last ' week and
have made their defenses so
strong that all efforts to retake
them proved failures for the
teutons, several attacks were
launched, against, these defenses
yesterday" but Jif no instance?
were the enemy able to get even
as far as the entanglements. Mai
chine gun and rifle fire mowed
them down and quickly ended
every attempted charge
In Flanders and on the west
, front ., artillery duels continued
and thousands of, tons of shells
are being rained upon the oppos
ing trenches, the Huns frequent;
ly resorting to the uste of gas
shells. Air craft engagements oc
curr?d during . the day with the,
advantage lying wnn me vines.
On the Italian front there was
severe fighting along the Fiave
River. With a leaden rain from
their machine guns. the . Italian
kept the . Austro-Germans from
gaining a foothold brt the west
bank of the Piave River near Zen
on where attempts were made
to cross on pontoon bridges
Rome announced the falling
back of a portion of the Latin
forces on the northern wing to
stronger positions that were the
letter defended. It will be scv
eral days before the French and
British 'troops that arc now on
the Italian front will be able to
render the -most effective assist
ance. r,.' . ", -.-
General Cadorna has : accepted
the position offered to him on the
Allied military committee and the
news of this brought cheer to the
Italian forces,- -Their morale is
again excellent , and' they are
fighting with, a. vigor that ap
proaches ' that shown when they
drove 'so fiercely into Austria
tierman reports emanating
from Berlin claim that the'Teu
ton advance is hampered but not
checked and that the towns of
II u
IVimolano and Seguna have been j badly , smashed Turkish army,
captured, thus 'securing the con-;This had fallen back' upon Tes
Irol ri the Feltre Valley leading krit, a. distance of thirty miles,
dnwn' to the Have River. . (The nerwdefensive' was attacked
These reports also claim that a y the Briton and the Moslems
("sian-TaW oa railroad south of fell back heven miles further be-
Riga was repulsed.
Pancho Villa Organizes Force of
Thousand Men and Defeats ;
; ; Garrison At Ojinaga. , .
pRESIDM. friu,: November IS
rAssmdated Press W Defeated br Pin-
cho Villa .ami hi aewly orgaaixed
orce federal soldier streamed aero
I the border from Mexico yesterday af
ternoon pad last tildht, crossing at and
near Cordova whore they surrendered
themselves and their gun td the Uni
ted Mate garrison -which I doing
border patrol duty there, r '
Refugees, after their surrender told
ef the defeat which they' had received
at the haada of Villa and hi men, hla
force, they aaid, numbering mora than
a thousand men and outnumbering the
federal foree at Ojlnaga. la the flght,
which waa fierce and bloody there
waa no artillery uaed but the rifle fir
waa heavy and the number of killed
and wonnded la reported aa large, . It
ia hardly expected that Villa will come
to the border but it la evident that
be baa come back iato the reckoning
and ia once more a menace te tba ea
tabliahed government.
Hi ace tba . United Xtate reeoguUea
the . Carranza government and ia en
term of friendship with It and doe
bot recognise the belligerency of Villa
but . on the contrary conaidera- him a
bandit, there will be no need of intern
ing, tlie Mexican! who tin-rendered
yesterday and they will be apeedily re
started to tbein own country at aome
point of aafety, thia vicinity being'lhe
only one in any way menaced at the
present time. I-"V '
' V
Secretary McAdoo Says Ten Bil-
- lions Should Cover Expendf
v tures For Rest of Year ';.'
BALTIMORE, November tS-Aiwo
eiated , Preae) -Expenditure . by the
Uoital mate for the purposes of the
war are falling far below, tlte estimate
or taera- that -were ruruisned to con
greaa when the budgets ami. other ap
prepnation bills for war purposes were
rtendina. Thia waa announced bv Bee
retary o Treaaury McAdoe in a "speech
wbicii be delivered acre yesterday, tile
speech waa made before vthe consumer
leairua convention.
. Ten billiona more of expense before
the end of the fiscal year ia the estimate
which Secretary McAdoo. made of the
government requirements aa an outside
figure. In explaining the exceaa of a)
propriatioa over actual requirement
he aaid that the eatimatea had beet;
liberal ao aa to avoid the possibility
a ahortage and that a more rigid eeono
my and more efficient ' purchasing
-nvthods.' had been employed than had
been devised when those estiinatea were
made. - , i
(-(peaking- before the league Brett
try Baker ured that .there shall be
ao letting down of the bare that pro
teet women and children from irauroD
er work., ' They must be protectant
well in war as. ia peace. Therv-are
new line of work opened tp," women
but the hours must be made aw-h that
they can perform auch duties withaut
injury to health and child labor, must
not be tolerated.
"There wUI be no government con
tracts made with aweatshopa or busi
neaa houses, employing methods that
approach those or the sweatshops.
WAHINOTON, November 15 (Aa
eclatd Preas) Plana are bcinp
formulated by the United Slates and
Great Britain which look to the con
trol of the' entire silver output of the
United Htate for the purpose of pre
ventiug an undue rle in ailver prices
Hhoulil silver riae much higher it
would reach euch a figure that the
coinage of the metal Into etibsidiury
coins would become unprofitable. To
prevent thia ia the purpose of the pro
posed agreement - and regulation or
control. .' ;
Japan will end np troops to
Europe, ( She will .continue to as
sist with her navy and through
the United States with merchant
vessels. ; General Oshima, the
minister of war issued a state
ment to the press of Japan that
it was absolutely impossible to
furnish adequate military aid by
reason of the prohibitive expeiwe
and ttie lack of vessels for trans
port service. He believed more
effective aid can be' rendered in
The minister of finance also is
sued a statement that the nation
is short of ordnance and aircraft
and, equipment.'
In Mesopotamia the British ad-
ministered another defeat to the
fore the onslaught.
Ruthless Toll From Great Britain
la Minimized and France and
Britain Combined Furnish Best
Report Since Campaign Began
eLONDON, November lfl Associated
Press) Submarine ruthleasnesa Is
reaching low ebb so far as Brltish ahip
plng ia concerned. On British' and
French shipping combine'! the some Is
true. : i
In no week since the declaration that
the Hun submarine canmnien was ia
operation hnve Urn-en been so small and
few to Creat Britain or to Great Britain
and 'rani e roaihined as. during the
par.t week. The effectlvene of the
parmllng nvstem shd the valuable as
siataace that is" beinir irlven bv ;. the
Suited States destroyer fleet la credit
Wirn trie apparent defeat of Hun plan
and the neur enllape of ruthleasnesa on
the ef. o far s those two countries
gO. '. !
Britain s losses by German subma
rlnea laHt weeK were five vessels of uu
der 16(H tons burden and only one over.
At ine same time the Irene b report
from Paris was made public. This said
French marine losses bv the anbmariae
campaign were two vessels of over 1600
tone and six under. . -
Last week the British Admiralty re
ported the lowest record for any week
since the niening of the campaign
eight veascls of the larger tvpe and four
of the smaller. At the aame time the
French admiralty reported only one
Vessel destroyed and that ia exaesa of
IfiOO tons burden.. It thue appears that
the German V-bents last week directed
more attention to the French than, .td
British shipping, or in any event, were
mora aiii'cessf u. ' ,
The two. reports together, however,
make a favorable comparison and fur.
nish the new combined low record ot
three vessels of 1600 tons or mere and
eleven smaller craft aa agaiuat nine
large and four email craft the previout
week and a record for the first half of
November of ouly twelve big and fif
teen amall vessels for the two countries
and for Great Britain nine of each type
. ; . y--
Unofficial Reports From Pctro
grad Tell of His Return
To the Capital
WASHINGTON, November 15 (Aa
soclated Press) Without direct olTlciai
advices from Petrograd either to. the
department o atatf or tbo. Russian em
basay goTernment omeiale and mem
bere of the diplomatic oorpa of the
Vllied Nations were more hopeful last
night because of the preaa despatches
from l,ondon which reported, Kerens
aa rapidly refraining control ef affairr
in Ruaaia. At the aame time they did
not aeek to disguise their anxiety and
were Inclined to .await crucial adyieei
before becoming over optimistic.
During the day yesterday .reports
came to the Associated rrnse froiw Mm
doa that Kerenaky had fought hie way
back to hie position aa the strong man
of JKuasla. These report did not say
that the radieare'Jiad been completely
overthrown but indicated; 'that, they
were tottering and the ' advantage
were all with the Kerenaky. faction.
Other despatches said that a tele
gram received by way of Finland to
the Russian bureau ia IyOndon aaid that
with the exception of a amall part of
Petrograd the city waa in control of
the followers of Kerenaky.
Stockholm deapatehea also told of ad
vices to newspapers of that city to the
effect that Kerensky had reentered 1
trograd and waa in the ascendency.
, .
WASHINGTON, November 14 (Aa
aociated Press) A. taxpayers' coopera
tion bureau haa been established here
'n connection with the developments of
the Internal Revenue Law.'
LONDON, November 15 (Associated
Tress) No executive powers are vest
ed in the new Inter-Allied council,
Lloyd George announced to the bouse
of commons yesterday. . Final decisions
on all questions of policy and of strat
egy will lie with and be subject to the
government of the Allied Nations.
' w.)
I'ARISI, November 15 ( Associated
Press) Representative House and the
other meralM'rn of the delegation of the
l'nited Htates to the conference of the
Allies which ia to be' held here were
yesterduy the guests of iVresident J'oin
"aire. ;! '
Doetor aal Mrs. James Harvey Ray
mond amiouque the engagement of
their niece Mary Hophia Hehrader t
Robert Gordoa von Tempsky of Maui.
. . : ... ,
When you have a bad eold you wnnt
a remedy that will not oulv gi.e .lief,
but effect a prompt ami perniauent
cure, a remedy that ia pleasm.t to takx,
a remedy that contains nothing' iniu
rious. Chamherluin's Conuh lCei.ie.lv I
jl m II t l.uuu uf, i, l ( .1 ..,'.!
on Nature's pluu, relieves the In, i-...
ulils expectorution, open tii e.-rtlii l :
and restore the ayatem t.i a healthv
conditiou. This remedy 1ms ' woiil
wide sale and use, and cat always be
depended upon. Kor sale by all dealers.
Henaon, Bmith ft re Lt.l. Agu. f.r
Uawaii. Ad vert isenitmt.
n s I d ious Propaganda Was
Worked By German Agents
: Before : Assault While , Later
, Spies Ordered Positions Aban
'" doned I
WA8HIXGTO.V, November 15 (Aa-
aociated Presaj-Devlous methods by
which Germany worked to disintegrate
the power of Italy fdr some time prior
to the recent reverses which the Latiaa
sustained on the Austrian front are told
ia 'official Italian despntchea which
were received yesterday.
Germany, it appear, not only worked
propaganda of poisoning the minds
of the Italians through agencies within
the border of Italy, but when the Aul
tro German troops made their real as
sanlt, successfully worked a spy sys
tem, sending ia men in Italian uniform,
which resulted ia many positions being
abandoned under false orders.
i Prior te the great Teuton offensive
pro Germans ia Italy circulated sense
tional newspaper stories which told
atoriea of the Italian troops being rebel
lious, and at the front there were given
out similar atoriea of the people at home
rebelling peeauae of unnecessary hard
ships and food shortagcr, as well aa un
just taxes.
The minds or tne itmmn were poi
soned egalnat their Allies ns well by
stories ' which told of British soldiers
nhoot;njr-down helpless women and lit
tle children and of French cavalry
riding agitators underfoot in Paria and
other large French cities. In many
instancea those atoriea iume to be believed-
' a; , j
When, the assault was mnde there were
tent within the Italian linea Bnlgara
and Croats, wearing the uniform of the
Italian army and these spies succeeded
In getting telephone connection, at
times .by wire tapping nnd aending
messages ordering the abandonment of
poaitiona that were of high strategic
importance. '. '
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WAHHINGTON, November 15 (As
aociated Press) A. Mitchell Palmer, ia
charge of enemy property interests ia
'he l'nited States by designation of
the President, reiterated vesterdnv pre
vious assurances he had given that the
I mted States government has no in
tention. of interfering with the ironej
or property of Germane, or of c.itiaeii
or eountries allied 'with (tormanv, liv
ing and doing boainawt it the l'nited
States.' .
Heavy withdrawals of money from
the banka for postal savings prompter
the statement. Misleading publisher"
statements that the government might
seise German money here are f caret'
to be part of a deliberate plaa to dis
turb and injure American business in
terests, the plaa including the with
erawal of money on deposit.
NEW YORK, November 15 (Abho
elated Press) In an effort to defeud
the nation from the constant peril of
pro-German propagandists and to ef
fectually impress auch dangerous real
dents of the country us muv lie work
Ing agaiimt its Interest, at home, the
American Defense Society yiMfrday
orgauized n volunteer vigilance corps
It will be the duty of the corps tlnil
la being organizes to list and classify
all pemon into four classes, lovnl. Mis
loval. doubtful and unknown. When
thia lint and classification is completed
and even while it ia in process clone
watch will bo keit of all of those
alreadv listed to see what if any
changes may be required in the classi
fication!!. .
, 8A FRANCISCO, November 14
(Special to Nippu Jijii) The Ozawa
naturalization committee of the joint
Japanese assoi'iation of the Pacific
Coast baa arrived at a decision, after
having conferred with : Viscount K.
Ishii, the head ef the Japaneae war mis
sion to the United States, to consult
three of the most eminent lawyer of
the country for the legal opinions on
the quentipn of naturalisation of the
Jnpiinese. The three lawyers, whose ad
vices will be sought by the committee,
are yet to lie chosen.
The committee also 'decided to din
tribute pamphlet among the Americana
and Japanese ia the United 8tate to
mould the public, opinion . in favor of
giving American citizenship to the
worthy Japaneae petitioner. . j
WASHINGTON, November. 15 ( As-
so.'iuled Prpsa) Hentence varviug
from six 'lay to sixty day wore im
noKod bv the court yesterduy upon the
thirty oue militaot ami iiciieting uf-
f-i;ets th;it have been making them
selves obnoxious near the white hou-..-.
Tht-xe iiiimt Im- aimed uiilesa their linc
mIuiII lie paid.
WASIIIXliTO.V, November 14
, nu.iute.l Prewl .1. 1.. Itcnl .vie
ineM.lent of the Amerii-sn Va n.lui'n
! Co.. Iihh been appolute I director (' il'"
1 (. ! miop'v branch oi' Jhe i'onn. .1
Nuiionul Defense.
i Latest Developments Present
New Angle To Dramatio Situa
tion But Who Obtained Queen's
.Signature Is Still Unknown ' '
A mysterloui Imck and an equally
myaterious pi-istm in it are now figur
ing ill the ili'velopmenta concerning
the document tmMcnly brought to light
last Sunday morning and described-as
the last will uml teMament of Queen
Mlluoaaiani, iinted AuKust TO. 1917.
the baeh ami its nccupanta having
been driven to the gate of Washington
I I nee, tt is mini, on that nay.
When the attorneys for John T. Col-
bnrn Issued their ststement regarding
thia document lii.-h namea Mr. Col-
burn aa sole eiecntor, it waa at a ted
that the aignatiuc of the Queen waa
obtained by "u person", but whose
identity has been closely guarded by
the attorneys. Rumor at Arst had it
that the "person" waa a female, but
the occupant ot the hack waa of the
opposite eex.
While no statement has vet - been
made ae to the m miner ia which the
jueen'a algniituie waa ."obtained,
whether by.nnme one residing at Wash
ington Place, or t'rom the outaide with
the aid of some one within, the intro
duction -of the hack now presents a
new angle to the mvsterv which haa
presented a nnnitier of dramntie situa
tion a.
Juat who drove this hack ia uncer
tain, but it is i-nnl it was drivca up
Richard Htreet, instructions for the
foute having been given explicitly by
-.he. occupant. This route led almost
directly ia the Kwn driveway of Wash
ington nace, leading past, the Queen'
4U-B enamoer, Hmcn waa oa tne lower
floor, at the corner of the Jionae near
est the Iolani College e rounds. A
It ia but a do.en steps to the Queen's
ihamber, which is reached bv an in
clined runway over which the royal
Invalid 'e wheel chnir waa rolled while
it waa advisable to take her out for
a motor ride, Thia waa eunnoaed to
have -happened on or about August 89,
rne a ate or tne new win. -.Another
peculiar situation haa aria-
en over one of the legacies aaid to be
enumerated in thia document, iavolv
ing . some lots ia the country which,
however, are reported to have been
sold about Ive years ago and have in
no way figured in the Queea'a eatate
or, listed properties since that time.
Accident To Vessel Will Probabfy
Keep Her Off Honolulu Run
For Indefinite Time
New of the damaged PauiSe Hteam
ship Company 'a liner Governor, which
went oa the rock inside the Han Pedro
breakwater on the night Of November
i, was received from the mainland ret
cently. According to' the report, th
vessel struck, the rocka shortly a'tci
ten o'clock at uiirht, a forde so
that a big bole, waa torn in the. hull,
causing' the water to rush ia freely,
Shortly after . the accident, however
help wa summoned, and launehea and
tow-boat ware immediately put ,' into
use, holding th after-part of the wreck
ed veswd high' enough in the alt ao
that the passeugera and crew and a
much of the freight as possible could
be saved. ,?
Luckily, the stern of the ship wat
kept afloat until all of the passengers
and crew were taken off and transfer
iod to other vesels, whence they were
carried to shore and taken by sperm
trains to iMt Angelas.
Aa waa formerly reported, ike Gov
ernor, with her aister ship, the Presi
dent, was to take the mainland Hawai
run, in place of the Matsou ateamerr
Maui, Wilhelmlna and Mutaonia, which
were recently taken over by the gov
eminent for active aerviee en the At
Untie. But as the Goveraor is serious
ly damaged aad will not be able to re
sume her run for sometime, some
changes may have to be wade ia the
plans of the Shipping Board. It is the
belief of some, however, that with the
Governor out of running, other teasels
will be placed on her scheduled run
The Governor and' the President have
a carrying tonnage of about 6000 tons
against the 37,000 tons or the three
Matson vessels. It is said that anme
effort will be made to get more shir
space to handle the products of the
Hawaiian Island, much of which has
been reported to have been delayed iu
tneir shipment rrora Hawaii.
, i ' i
Provided the reported deaf with a
.J a pa u cue hut goes through Cant, llmrv
Kvuna, of the Honolulu Merchant Pa
trol, who last Saturday purchased the
transpacific Vacht Hawaii at public
uuction for 2750, will make a hand
some profit on bia simulation. It is
atated on good authority that the .la
panese bui have offered $3ft00 for the
wiuner of the world's greataa ocouu
race. ...
I'Oral yachtsmen, however, ate aat.l
t be contemplating purchasing the
yacht from fcvans, it being thouglit
that the fact thut the racing1 craft
which originally cost upward of S7,nO()
'ua knocked down for a mere soug,
W'H reflect on sport iu these Islands iu
geuerul and on yachting la particular!
-T- i i . '
I'KTKOGR.VD. (htobec wf Awuxiu
ed l'rens Among the German prison
crs of war at Tula were found oopiex
of a psalm-hook" which awaenei
HUMpinion owing to It uqusuul style of
printing. Kmminatinn proved it to be
u "Spie Guide" in cod.
mm tnsTOuCio
Demands of Railroad Men For
Wage Increases Make Sit
uation Appear Critical .
' WASHINGTON November 'ir-Ae-aociated
Ureas) A national industrial
crisis more serious than that of a year I
ago ia foreseen by the new demands Of
the railroad brotherhoods for wages
tnteline aa increase of 10fi,0ii0,0(i0., A
conference will be held in the White
nuuse to consider the arbitration fea
tures of an agreement which is pro
posed to.be discussed at a meeting in
Cleveland., at which will he present
Judge7 Chamln-rs, chairman of the fed
eial mediators.
It Is understood that the luhor CI-
ecutivea.are not willing to commit
their organisations unconditionally to
arbitration, but that adjustment is
hoped for, at. lenst for the duration of
the war, to prevent the interruption of
President wnon , a letter to Judge
Chambers said:
'The last thing I wish to contem
plate ia the possibility of being obliged
to take any unusual measures to op
erate the railwava. I have, so much
nonfldenre la th.e men that. I will not
only appreciate vour patriotio efforte,
but took forward with, assurance to
your success. " , ' j
The chiefs of the four grent railway
brotherhoods are planning to see Presi
dent M'ilson Monday in connection
With the wage increases they are neck
ing. The brotherhood of railway firemen
Ihron.-'h its leading nfticinls will meet
in Cleveland this week to determine
whether its membership, numbering? 01,.
000, shall join with the conductors and.
nranemen or all the railroad in de
manding a forty percent inereaae la
; ,
(Associated Press) Twenty-four
memoera or tne crew or tne steamer 1.
X. Lurkenhach arrived at thia port to
day and brought the new that this
vessel baa been, torpedoed. Thirty of
the crew were lost in the- ainkinir of the
vessel. This 1 the third vessel of the
Lurkenhach name, te be loat ia the war
xone aa the result of submarine attack.
VASniNOf ON, November 14 (A
aociated Press) Department . of the
treasure ofliclalii aM'nlaanin a cam
paign ' beginning December- 3, to raise
S,000,OIM),000 in -small eavjnga- through
the sale of thrift-stamp,' war-aavings
it amp and war-eavinga certificate.
An eiplonioa occurred near the Toyo
Ivisen Kaisha steamship Seiyd ' Maru
on August ti, while that veaael wa
loading anltpetre, at, .iqulqne, Chile,
killing 'one man and wounding severe
other, according to advice received
from Japan recently.. Captaia R. un
okuuia, commander of the vessel, said,
on hia arival at Yokohama, October 23,
that while a load of several bags of
saltpetre wa lining hoited onto the
ship, one of the bait -exploded, which
evidently ihoweft that a, bomb or other
eiploslv wa concealed ia it.
Captaia Hiuokuma denied that the
fatal accident occurred on board the
ihip, aa waa formerly ' reported, and
declared that had it really happened
aboard the vessel, the .veaael would
nave ueen blown to pieeea and many
people killed, lie also aaid that he be
lieved' the exploaioa waa one of Ger
man treachery.
Aa eoouea were difficult to secure
on the last voyage ef the Heiyo Mam
to en ue, tue crew or tne vessel had to
handle much of the cargo aboard the
steamer, reported Captain , Hiuokuma.
A change, will be. made In the office
of the judge advocate pf the Hawaiian
department next week, when I a cram
M. Htainback, attorney general of the
territory, win assume the duties ef the
judge advocate. He ' ha accented
commission as major In the national
guard in order to be able tp take the
Major Mainbaek ia already taking
over the duties of the judge advocate
under the instruction of Major James
A.uaiiogiy, who leaves for the maia
land next week. He haa been relieved
of duty with the Hawaiian department
and ordered to San Francisco, where
he will report by telegraph to the war
deportment-for assignment.
NEW YORK, November I5-(Asw-ciated
Press H-The German mark Is at
low ebb ia the exebauge. Bankers
here have been advised that in SwiUcr
land and Denmark the luavk is nnw
minted at ten and half cents
PAZO OINTMENT ia guaranteed to
cure blind, bleeding, itching ot pro
truding FILES in to 14 day or
money refunded. Manufactuird Ly
tli'ARIS MJOlCiyECO.,St ioui
U6.A.. :t
Sweden, Norway and ' Holland
Promise To Greatly : Curtail
Exports of Meat. Fish and
Fats . and Not to Re-Export
Goods .:';,, v
oncerted Action of United
. States and Great Britain As . '
Commercial Allies As Well As
In War Proves Effective r .
15 (Associated rreas) ..
As. a result of the .lajrretment ,
which the Northern Kurwpcan
neutrals have made with "the
United State, Germany will feel
j tightening of the blockade such
as kaiserlmnd had not believed
possible. W hile some food stuffs '
will continue to reach the Ger
mans through the neutral coun
tries, the shipments of these are '
tn fe materially curtailed!. . i '
Holland, Norwa and Sweden ,
haveagreed to curtail almost to
the minimum their ' exports to
Germany of meats, fish and fats. :
Vheir commissions asserted that
it would besabsolutely impossible
to entirely stop such exports im
mediately and . all at "once, hut
promised to curtail now iahd!; to
gradually increase; the curtail
ment until the exports shall have
pract icallyreascd.-" ' V ; '? ' - .
" '.Further than c.thia there has
been reached ' an explicit agree-. .
ment under. : whia?h' no, exports 1
from the United States te-any of
these three neutraU shall be re
exported to Germany,
"The-pressure of the embargo
by the United States and the cos-
:crted action of Great Britain and
the United States "to1 effectually
stop exports by. the neutrals
Europe, has been doubly effective.
It brought to the United States
hundreds of thousands of tons gf
added shipping and has . further ;
resulted in the three neutrals en
tering upon the agreement which V
was announced yesterday, : : -CONCERTED
preat Britain brought Holland y
to an agreement soon after the '
disclosure of the use to which
Germny had put the foreign . of- s
fice of .Sweden..";) It ordered ex- ;
ports stopped, and in retaliation '
Holland ordered all shipping to
England to cease. The loss wa
greatest to 1 Holland,' and '$Ke
made concessions. But Mf was .
the pressure' of tha United States ' ;
under its mbargphat was most
effective. V It became , evident to
tha neutral that Great Britaia aad tha
United btatea were ia perfect aeeord '
and that for all war purpose were a
ruurh commercial alliea a they are war
allle, - . .- ; ki ; ; .
Embargo Wins -' . ; i' .'
Food Vuffa, cattle feed and score ,tf
other artirlea which 'the North Kurop
countries ennnot otherwise ohtaia they
must get from tha United (Mates, aad
thia the embargo prevented. Tha com
missions ' sot to Washington .; ware.''
learly -told . the - requirement ' that
would be exacted before export could ,
go to their port. ., Negotiation were .
taken up with the home covernmcnta. .
To the demnnds of the I'uited Htate "
the merrhnnt and buslnesa men aerl-.
ously olijeeted, but ia the end the' eon--cessions
were given. ' ' . . ' .
l'roaii of the lifting of the em, ,
bargo ha been given tn the neutral, .
aad earlv shinuients, in the sorc of ' -vessels.
that have beea lying idle ' la v
American porta will be made, resuming
aa interrupted cpmmerre.
. .' i I..,. J ' v
.WASHINGTON, November !-(-aoriatet
Pros) Austrian employ hi I by
ni iiiuuNauUk in the com! mian of the
Tuited rltate are to Vm itreatly reatrli't
ed Iu the ptMsHMion of exidosikea. Sec-,
rotary l.sn toilav' ruled that the ew.
liceiise law prohibit explosive front
being in the jioxsesHifin of eneniv s:u-u,
In the rouutrv, aud extHin to the nl- '
loct rf nv ountrv sllied ' with u
carniy of th raited Ktataa. .':
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