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ably fair and continued cold
Stior.g west winds
I nil K. |.?rt on r?(? i.-.
B?etu ?? ark
V^^" first t n I.t
Over 100,000 Daily
Net Paid, .Von-Returnable
First to Last? the Truth: News ? Editorials - Advertisements
Voi. LXXV1 No 2S.710
* * ?
Round Up
As Plotters
U. S. Arrests Eight
Leaders Here, Twelve
in Illinois
Sixty in the First
List of Suspects
IVlcn Held Incomunicado;
Secret Agents Watching
Reservist Army
, ^. German
t| . mmedi
?tell ?
? ??
i \i ? aa ordered
?i i Gi ? ?? ' ?
; . ? ? ? r-..'.i ? ac
.:pc. The entire
m il up. it ia intended,
that a number of
onvicted of
rarious sort
?re at Dond, awaiting
.? ral grand
? il are Bt liberty
.- '
ted nor < ; i t< <i. but
. | been tinder io:ig
Sen ce or
? ?? .renu of Investiga
I ? > lurnre ( nui t ?>
? :-, enemie.?
"i't will be
made .c to the .
rant?. The Prrsidcnt I
rse il
bel " I5.00C an.! 18,000
. ? , who haw been
? I not more than
that they
i>: and the Fiur* an of
. much
il to con
the liberation under
nu- ()i o'-i I .
. re ted to-day.
- were
m a i -
: irel) ? .
? ( ' peace, ano
? ?i the
g de legal authon
I ? in the courts, ?hich i*
ding in Fhiladel
tbreak of (he war in
\ iolated H?k Tar?le
with Tu -in ni Madi
? ?-. requiring ?II alien
? ?:??.
? ? .
? - marshal,
icd to the marshal ??'.
? n limited liberty
fo ind at
tppealed to
t l,e ol <!<?! i o r<i!i\ < y
H Penn
.. .ti later l>< >oii
i.f the 1 ? ? - Su?
si cir
Pri .??ion.
Captain Koenicj
And 7 Others
Arrested Here
imn ? the receipt of the
urd?r? froi gton in th ?
kites' .i sh?l McCarthy round?
ed up ?ighl Germana, but only five of
. i?in taken to
ers ?it ? .ipiain
, nominally the head <e the
ni?- agents of the Ham
?erg-America? Line, but regarded by
h. ma?ter
? Wilhelm-- ; ? denck
?HeJlfortb, a Orrr.an b.. ? I
F*rral, Mexico, und a friend of Captain
? 'en, and one of the
"??t ii formed men as to tax
??de by Germary to embroil tin ?
u* '?? . and I" Carl \ou
o?Ur I ?
??uir.or had it that
.??Germ?n banker whone
o il suspected or having l.nanced
d the
<.f KOMl.f
Hurried lit kocnif ? (ifti.r
' ? < < ned here
tatei marshalf tu?*
*?0op, d dowo on Paul Koenig? office.
Year of War May Cost 5 Billions;
Heavier Taxes for Rich and Poor
Incomes as Low as $1,000 Probably To Be Assessed?
Excess Profits to Pay Higher Percentages?
Big Bond Issue to Aid Allies
Wai , Kp ? Httho
the war with (?ermar.
j of extending Vinco loan? to the
considered a* ?o-da> ? <'
nations air that the
ancial rrsour
. the com try \- II ran far in exci
the S3.500.000,. already .. ??
?nd maj approximate t|
Bond i?si,i alreadj i ?
were discukaed, These total
". including the 1224,000,0
? .i Canal bonds authorise?
Announcement hj .v
-.a; y McAdoo as to the detl
: or more of thrs?> issues is exp
possibly withm twenty
F inancia] Hnd other co-operation
te cox ernmenta is on? ol
chief topics under consideration h
Council of National Defence a d
\ ? ? ectcd to tak< de
? the air
i of thr first loan varv hot wren 1500
Allies to Srnd Agents Here
V official deputation from (
n, probably one from I? i. ? i ?
rom other Allied
? ill visit the United Si
short in formulating a
in i te programme, adequate to meet
? pr< ing needs of thr Allies
at the ..'ix- time imposing as lig
le upon this count)
Secretary McAdoo, members of
Ways and Means Committee,
f the Senate
nance Committee, will begin cor
on the probli m
? ? ? ng the war r.ro'is of this rout
It seemed likely to-nighi that ? h?
? war bill would
r ; greatly increased tax?t
;.!.d that whatever bond issues aie
esaar) would be placed through
Federal Reserve Hoard or raised
n subscription or by both m<
d that there would be no ap]
whatever to the bip private bant
of the country to underw
any part of the issue;
Radical revision of the present
come tax is expected ;n the war rf
tiue measure to be placed before C
irress. This revision will probably r
cern both extremes of the scale,
volving the lowering of the present
10 and 14,000 in it
vidual incomes and heavy ?l
te of taxation on incomes
125,000 and over.
Incomes Might Paj a Billion
Members of the Ways and Moi
Committee believe that the pee
mini's revenue ?'torn this source ah
could be brought, without une
ip *o any one. up to il,of
?ally, and possibly mo
? i orne tax a! present rates \>
;. ield. approximately, 1325,000.000.
Revision of the excess profits I
Broadway, and arrested hi
Koenig was taken to the Federal Buil
ing, where all the prisoners were k?
until after midnight, when they vu
removed to the Tombs. Koenig ask
that he be permitted to communie?
with ins v..?i. who was having (in :i
Mi : Thorsen in Brook.;
He was informed thai nil C'ima
arrested on the President's orde
would be held incomunicado for t
All the books ?nd papers in Koenif
office '???ere seized, including what is b
. be a vot of rode DOOkl I hi
?ken to the office of the Depai
ment of Justice.
No formal charges were lodgt
From Washington came wotd tin
ewhere in 111 n oth<
I at no other infonnatii
? out,
It is known that sixty-fiv< Germs
propagandi I wert riame<l in the o
der?, from Washington. Most of the
'are residents of this city. All ha\
been undei constant surveillance l
' agents working under Chief Williai
Plynn of trie united State? Secret Sei
. and Will,am Offley, BUperintei
of tin De par
menl of ? usl i< e.
All Regarded as Dangerous
Every can who hai been arr?t i
.i^ been ordered, is n
d by the government a? ,
to 04 ??' large, and all are know
to the government to have been con
nected W th Cern?an intrigue?. Mo.?
of them have worked under the direc
of < apta.n Fran, van Papen am
Captain Karl Boy Fd, the military ani
; attaches of the German Kmbass;
dismissed by tins government foi
I he Federal authoi ti<
it any information concern
. ' . toners. Thsy exp?an t
were acting under Instructioni
from Washington.
Among the men taken into custod;
but later released was E. J. .Justice, in
dieted with l'aul Koenig and others oi
a charge of plotting to blow up th?
Weiland Canal. He has been oil Ol
$.v0,000 bail tor the la-; eightoei
Another who wa- taken to the Fed?
eral Building was Frederick Schleindl
He was found in tht office ot Carl Hey
nen, former Cerrnan Consul at Vers
t m/., but permitted to remain here to
alter German commercial inter
Rchlc i.u> ?s also out on bail, He
<d.c'*d on a charge of purloining
document? from the National City
Bank, where he 'i;iv a clerk 'I he -e
documents revealed the munition con
traets of tin- Allies, and Schleindl at
? the tune confessed be sold them to
Next to Koenig the most important
known aires' las! night was that of
Stallforth. He was arrested in his of
? IJi) Broadway He formerly OC
? i a suite of office- m the same
building With Capta.h Fran 7. VOR Kirite
leti, now a prisoner in England, and
? b?, while here, -pen' iail
strikes mi munition plants
n piopagaiuia work for Germany,
Hoboken Pastor Held;
Congregation Waits
While his congregation waited in the
' Lutheran Evangelical Church, at Hud
| son and Kighih Streets. Hoboken, last
night, the Rev. Herman L. Brueckner
was arrootod kj I ?Itod States deputy
m:.r-liais and taken to Newaik When
?Tira'- !
ure, whir1 an <x* mption of
ti ,000 and taxe? ne: ? . of cor- ?
? h of - per cei
nuall) te of 8 per ?
? ually. '
(?Xpert i ha\ ? ? recent ly bei n -' i
i.? ? . Britain and Fiatice ,
parallel measure m effect in Canada
which impost ? taxea up to -?? per cent
on ne' .
? the govei
could obtain $1,000,000,000 annual!)
from tlnv w(,ukt instead of the $JJi'..
000,000 contemplated undei the presi
Other proposals include increased
taxation on whiskey, beer and tobacco
and revision of the estatei tax.
Tariff To He I nchangcd
iM: one point 'he Republican!
with the Democrats. Th*re i> little
change: in the t?.
Republican Leader Mann in-? taken
osition that the additional monej
i nil be iaised by the <-alc ri
bonds. He has H substantial following
in tins \iew, but it sieins to be fir
from a majority. Representative I.on- -
wntth believes that there should be a
liberal increase in taxation, lo
avoid saddling all the war costs on po?
terity. This position i- ^haic.l by
Chairman Simmons, of the Senate |
Finance Committee, which will prob
ably rewrite the bill after il passe?
the House and before it is submitted
to the Senate. Mr. Simmons thinks all
the in?rense ir. civil expenditures oeca
sioned by the war, should be paid for
by additional taxation, and enougl
more should be raised by taxation to
pay the interest a:.d a sinking fund to
retire the war bonds within a reason?
able time after the close of the war.
Wraith to Re Hard Hit,
There is no doubt that the new tax
? ?- lut wealth much harder than it
has ever been hit before in tin? coun
I ?? -
lhrre will not be much opposition, '??
this, providing that the men
views are expressed by Underwood ai '1 '
Longworth are placated by reducingI
tiie income tax exemptions. Over this I
reduction, however, a tremendous figh; t
is expected in both ho ?
"I think every income of $1.000 a
year or more should pay its bit in this j
emergency." said Mr. Longworth to-day. :
"The present income tax ;; paid by
less than one-halfofonepercent of the
people. Such a plan does not en?
courage patriotism or responsibility.!
The exemption should be reduced, pei-j
haps not fo far as it has been reduced
abroad, but far enough so that most of i
our people, so to ?peak, would "have a i
stake' in the war,
"Also a reasonable percentage of th? j
money to carry on the war ?-hould he
raised by taxation. I do not approve :
of saddling the entire cost of the wa' J
on posterity, This would bp the re-;
it were entirely paid on* of th" !
proceeds of a bond i-sue."
11 was long past time for the Good Fri?
day services to bepin Henry Kxmeyor,
president of the congregation, an?
nounced that 'here would be no meet?
ing. He offered do explanation
Mr. Brueckner was arrested st hi?
home. 67 Eighth Street. He ?. not a
and frequently ha'- voiced pro- '
German sentiments, it waa he who.
sipned an affidavit asserting that the;
tiusitania had puns aboard when ihe
last trip ''-oui New York, j
Alleged Conspirators
Taken in Many Cities
Chicago, April 8. (lu tav II. Jaeob
aen, a prominent Chicago real i I
man and a leader in various pa
movements, including the embargo
ference, ?a- arrested tn-nlpht by gov
ernment agents on the (harpe of con?
spiracy to violate the neutrality laws.
It - alleged he was involved in the
attempt to start a revolution in India
'which resulted in presenting evidence
to the New York grand jury that Wolf
von Ip<!, a ii.ember of the .staff oi
Count von Bemstorff, pave a Hindoo
ian and a German cl i
San Francisco, April 6 Depai
of Justice agenta here were instructed
to-day to arrest Iran/ Bopp, former
German Consul General, and his aids,
I. II <ron Schaaik and (?eorpe W \on
Blicken, convicted la^t Januai
plottmp against Ameiican neutrality.
Bopp and nia aida, sentenced te serve
two yeara in prison and pay fine
$10,000 each, nave been out on bail.
They are to be interned, it was said.
Toledo, Ohio, Inril 6. Charged with
threatening the life of President Wil?
son, Julius Rohrbaugh, thirty two
old, a German farmer, residing at
poleon, Dear here, was arreated to-night
DJ a Secret Service officer. AcCOrdin|
to the officer. Rohrbaugh wa* n : .
preparations to take a train to Wash?
l'eue Haute, Ind? April ti 1'. te Coa
tello, said to be a Montenegrin, wa?
brought to jail to-day from Blanchard.
Ind., by Federal officers. The officers
art investigating a report that Co?
tello wa- involved n. a plot to destroy
tin \andalia bridge at Loganlport,
Ind., it ie understood, search of Cos
tello's home is saul to have revealed
high explosives
Detroit. April!. Albert Kaltschmidt,
i, prominent local German citizen, was
taken into custody ..t Mi
Dear Port Huron, to-n .
Later to-night Kaltschmidt wa
raigned and waived examination. The
win rant charge? that Kaltschmidt "did
St) on foot and prepare mean s for a
military expedition in the United -
against the Dominion of Canada
n n ?ens
El I'.so, lex,, April 6. Mon 'han
Gorman inspects iia\e been *r
to da) at _ bonier points b)
United States officials, according to
report? received here to-night. At
Fort B!. ? twenty Germans were held
pending investigation of their aethr
ity among Mexicans,
Indianapolis. April 6. A man giving
the name of Christisn Lauke and his
occupation a? a printer, was ?treated
here to-day by Federal officers, charged
with making threat? against the Presi
He wa* taken to fail
Titr i,Kr.?.M?nirK irait!
g? Wen Va l.|.?i lima f^r m?
i urf <>n!> en? nlsht fi"!n V?? \ ..rk \
90 German
Ships Seized
In U. S. Ports
McAdoo Issues Order Im?
mediately After Passage of
W ar Resolution
Value of Vessels
Taken $148,674,000
Customs Officers Board 11
Linrrs in New York?
im 4 Seamen Held
The ninety Cerman ships which have
lam ai refugees in I'nited States ports
?arlv three years were seised yes?
terday bv 'he government of th*
I'nited States.
Karl;, yesterday morning, immedi?
ately after Congress had passed the
war resolution, Seeretry of the Trea?
urj McAdoo i??ued orders for the
seizure. Two hours later the govern?
ment was iu possession of thp great
fleet of vessels, valued under present
war rates nt $144,674,000.
The vessels' crews, who saw to it
several months ago that every engine
would be crippled when United States
authorities finally came on board, will
be removed to immigrant detention sta?
There they will be regared as aliens
who desire to enter the country. Those
who are able to pass the ordinary im?
migration tests will be allowed to go
free. The fact that many of them are
German naval reservists will not affect
their status.
Future of Ships Not Decided
The future of the vessels themselves
has not been definitely decided. OH
..! Washington said yesterday that
they would be placed to "intelligent
u>e." perhaps as naval auxiliaries, or
merchant ships, perhaps as transports.
Whether they will he confiscated or
paid for after the war had not been
announced to-night.
Anxious to observe treaty obligations
stricth. and move in accordance with
international law, officials will examine
precedents carefully before deciding.
It is held Hint the government has
sb'olutc treaty rights to make use o'
the ship?, though it is uncertain
whether they fan be taken over without
teimbursing the German owners.
In some quarters the position is
taken that .-hips of a value equal to
that of American vessel? sunk by tier
man submarines should be confiscated
outright, but that it would be best to
pav for the other.'.
Before the crippled merchantmen can
sail again, under a strange flag, much
be done in their engine rooms.
All of them must be placed in drydock
before they can be made seaworthy,
and with all of the country's yards,
government and private, being driven at
full blast, drydocks are scarce. The
great Vaterland, with its tonnage of
.">7.0on. will not fit in any of the docks
iu the United States. Before it can
go into commission again, it will have
to be towed to Balboa, Panama, and
overhauled there.
Soldiers Aid Seimres Here.
The seizure o! the twenty-seven great
merchantmen in New York Harbor took
place under the rifle? of infantrymen
from Governor's Island. They were not
needed, for there wax no attempt at r??
sistante, art! few protests on the part
of the '-'.fill German seamen, who wer
aroused from their bunks in the dawn
and bundled over to Ellis Island.
Two hundred men of the Twentv
second Infantry, lately returned from
the border, were piac-.d at the disposal
of ( nil,et,,, ?-? the Port Dudley Field
Melons by Majoi General Wood. Thir
were sent to the dork
at One Hundred and Thirty-fifth street,
where five tieiman ships were moored.
The remainder were assigned tt> the
Hoboken piers of the Hamburg-Amer?
ican and Noith Geraten Lloyd, ?here
eighteen vei sels lay.
At half past four the Collector's car
drew up b) the 'all iron gate opening
upon the (iwinaii companies' prop?
erty. He announced to Captain Han;
.lahKa. marine superintendent of the
Hamburg-American Fine, and Captain
Johann Mullet, of the North (ieiman
Lloyd, that he had come in the name
of the government to ?ake over the
lb ps.
Infantry Guarded Biers.
A similar announcement was macV
in tin a to the captain of each vestiel.
Meanwhile, the infantry had entered
tiie yard and were on guard with bay?
onet? fixed at the head of each pier.
' u?tonis House launches cruised off th ;
?terns o fthe big craft.
Deputy Collector George Lamb took
over the roeaela off One Hundred and
Thirty-fifth street .n a similar manner
Deputy Collector George Ga?s took
charge of the cargo boats which had
removed on Thursday night from
?heir anchorage off States Island tc
the city dock at Sixty-ninth street
South Brooklyn
While the engines of ail the SOS?
?el? were found to be damaged, the
hulls and the rest of the interior fit?
tings were in excellent condition. It
aid that several of the larges.
liners, including the Kaiser Wilhelrr
II, the George Washington, the Pr?s
idem Lincoln and the President
Grant, had had the tubing of their
expansion hoilers broken. Sand hat?
been poured into the oil caps on the
Grosser Kurfur?t and the Pennsyl?
vania, which had resulted m burning
out th.- bearing?.
On the Barbarossa, the Pi
Irene and the Hamburg molten lead
hud been poured into the rotary
valves, and on several of the smaller
' vessels the gears had been hammered
nut of alignment. All the machinery,
it II said, csn be repaired within s
i few month?.
.Ve? f or othrr ship trizurn ap~
peart on Pa fie 3.
America in Armageddon;
! Country Is Called to War;
All Its Forces Mobilizing
The War Proclamation
WASHINGTON. April 6.?At 1:11 o'clock this afternoon President
Wilson signed the joint war resolution adopted by Congress and im?
mediately issued the following proclamation:
Whereat, the Congress of
United States, in the exeteise o
(??institutional authority vest?
them, have resol,-cd. by joint
lntion of the- Senate and HoOl
Representatives, bearing; date
day, that the state of war bett
'lie United States and the Imp'
German government which has
thrust upon tlio United State
hereby formally declared:
Whereas, it is provided by ^r-c
? 4067 of the Revised Statutes, as
i lows :
II henever there ta declared
tear betueeu tlir I'nit cd Slut,
and any foreign vatio? or go
ernmrnt or any invasion <
predatory incursion it perp\
trated, attem)>tcd or threaten*
against Ihr territory of th
I'vited States by avy fore'g
nation or government, a-id th
President make? public proch
motion nf the event, nil native.
citizen*, denizen or ?ubjectt o
the hostile nation or gorernmev
being malet of the age of foui
teen year? anil upward, wh
shall be within the Unite
States, and not actually na tu
ealizcd, shall be liable to be ap
??rehended, restrained, ?ecuro
and removed ?<t alien enemies.
The Pr?sidert is authorized
in "ich event, by his proclama
tion thereof or avy public act*
to direct the conduct to be ob
served, on the part of the L nit
ed States, tovard the aliens whi
become so liable; the mannet
end the degree oi the restrain
to which they sliall be subject
and in what cases and upoi
??hat security their residevci
/?hall be permitted, avd to pro?
vide for the removal of thosf
who, not being permitted to re?
side nithin the United State*,
refuse or neglect to depart
therefrom ; and to establish any
Other regulations which are
found neccesani in the premises
and for the public safety.
Whereon, by Sections 406?. 40
rnd 4070 of the Revised Statut?
further provision ?i made relati
to alien enemies;
Now. therefore, I, Woodiow W
son, President of the United Stat
of America, do hereby proclaim
oil whom it may concern that a sta
of war exists between the I'niti
States and the Imperial Germa
(Jovernment; and I do specitical
direct all officers, civil or military, <
the United States that they exercit
vigilance and zeal in the diseharj;
of the duties incident to such a stat
of war; and I do, moreover, earnes
ly appeal to all American citizen
that they, in loyal devotion to thei
country, dedicated from its foundl
tion to the principles of liberty an
justice, uphold the laws of the Ian
and give undivided* and witling sup
port to those measures which may b
adopted by the constitutional au
thorities in prosecuting the war t
a successful issue and in obtainini
a Secare and just peace;
And, acting under and by virtue o
?he authority vested in me by th'
Constitution of 'he United State
and the said sections of the R?vis?e
Statutes, I do hereby further pro
claim and direct that the conduct t<
be observed on the part of the Unit
Bryan Volunteers
To Serve as Private
Says He Would Give Lite to Aid
n> Nsajnuja t* Tt? r
Albany, <is., April 6 "Gladly woulu
I have given my life to save rnv COUHtrj
from war, but. now that m> country
has gone to war. gladly will 1 give my
life to aid it." With this declaration
William J. Bryan prefaced a lecture de?
livered under the auspices of the Young;
Mam's Christian A??ociation here to?
Mr. Bryan read a copy of s telegram
to the President offering his services
for war, as a private or in any other
capacity. It evoked prolonged cheer?.
"We need not think of the past," the
former Secretary proceeded "A decla?
ration of war close? di?cu?*ion. While
I was snuoua to avoid war, I never
lacked confidence in our patriotism
rhi? government only has to ?t?te how
ni States toward all natives, citi?
zens, denizens or subject? of Get
many, being male? of the age of
fi.urtecn years and upward, who
shall be within th" I'nited States and
not actually naturalized, who for
th? purpose of this proclamation
and under such sections of the Re
\ised Statutes aie termed alien ene?
mies, shall bo as follow ?.
All alien enemies are enjoined to
preserve the peace towards the
I'nitrrl States and to refrain from
crime against the public safety, and
f:om violating the laws of the Unif
ed States and of the s?tate., and ter?
ritories thereof, and to refrain from
actual hostility or giving informa?
tion, aid or comfort to the enemies
t.. the I'nited States, and to cornplr
strictly with the regulation! which
are hereby or which may be from
time to time promulgated hy the
President; and so long as they shall
conduct themselves in accordant
with law they shall be undisturbed
in the peaceful pursuit of their lives
;'nd occupations and he accorded the
consideration duo to all peaceful and
ljwahiding persons, except so far as
restrictions may be necessary for
their own protection and for the
Safety of the United States; and
towards such alien enemies as con?
duct themselves in accordance with
the law, ail citizens of the United
States are enjoined to preserve the
peace and to treat them with all
such friendliness as may he com?
patible with loyalty and allegiance
to the United States.
And all alien enemies who fail to
conduct themselves as so enjoined,
in addition to all other penalties pre?
scribed by law, shall be liable to re?
straint, or to give security, or to
remove and depart from the United
States in the manner prescribed by
Sections 406!) and 4070 of the Re?
vised Statutes and as pre-eribod in
flu? regulations duly promulgated by
the President;
And pursuant to the authority
vested in me I hereby declare and
establish the following regulations,
which I find necessary in the premi?
ses and for the public safety:
l 1 ) An alien enemy shall not
have in his po-sossion, at any time
or place, any firearm, weapon or im?
plement of war, or component part
thereof, ammunition, Maxim or
ether silencer, bomb or explosive or
material used in the manufacture of
(2) An alien enemy shall not
have in his possession, at any time
or place, or use or operate any air?
craft or wireless apparatus, or any
form of signalling device, or any
form of cipher code, or any paper,
document or book written or printed
in cipher, or in which there may be
invisible writing;
(3) All property found in the
possession of an alien enemy in vio?
lation of the foregoing regulation*
shall be subject to seizure by the
United States;
I I) An alien enemy snail not ap?
proach or be found within one-half
mile of any Federal or State fort,
camp, arsenal, aircraft station,
government or naval vessel, navy
yard, factory or workshop for the
r, anufacture of munitions of war or
of any products for the use of the
army or navy;
i ."< ? An alien enemy shall not
many men are needed, and they will
respond. It only has to state how much
money is needed, and it will be forth?
coming. I ner.. is no country in the
world I ? ?ens would be so will?
ing to die for their Iber'y u
ene. '
New Liberty Bell
Tolls Wars Alarum
Call Sounded from Tower of
Independence Hall
Philadelphia, Apr'. 8, A- in the days
of the America! Revolution when
something momentous occurred, the
city of Philadelphia to-day notified its
lisons i the igning bv the President
of tne war resolution by ringing the
bell a*. Independence Hall.
From the ?ame tower where 1 oertv
was proclaimed in 1776 the Liberty
Bel"-, deep-toned successor was rung at
half-minute intervals for thirty min?
DON I IM ?m It sroM M H BO?* TOC.
Gunk !<? Hi ..h . Kuni' ?? ?A-U t
write, print or publish any attack or
threats against the government or,
Congress of the United States, or
either branch thereof, or against the
measures or policy of the United
States, or against the person or:
property of any person in the mili
tary, naval or civil service of the:
United States, or of the states or
territories, or of the District of Co?
lumbia, or of the municipal govern?
ments therein:
if>) An alien enemy shall not
commit or abet any hostile act
against the United States or give in?
formation, aid or comfort to its ene?
(7) An alien enemy shall not re?
side in or continue to reside in, to :
remain in, or enter any locality
which the President may from time
t< time designate by executive or?
der as a prohibited area, in which
residence by an alien enemy shall
be found by him to constitute a
danger to the public peace and
safety of the United States, except
by permit from the President and
except under such limitations or re?
strictions as the President may pre?
(8) An alien enemy whom the
President shall have reasonable
cause to believe to be aiding or about
to aid the enemy, or to be at large
to the danger of the public peace or
safety of the United States, or to
have violated or to be about to vio?
late any of the?? regulations, shall
remove to any location de-ignated by
the President by i xecutive order, and
shall not remove therefrom without
s permit, or sha'l depart from the
I'nited S'ates if ro required by the
?9) \o alien enemy shall depart
from the United States until he shall
have received such permit as the
President shall prescribe, or except
under order of a court, judge or jus?
tice, under Sections 40f>9 and 4070
?f the Revised Statutes;
(10) \o alien enemy shall land
in or enter the United States, except
under such restrictions and at .such
places as the President may pre?
ill) If necessary to prevent vio?
lations of these regulations, all alien
enemies will be obliged to register;
(12) An alien enemy whom there
nay be reasonable cause to believe to
be aiding or about to aid the enemy,
or who may be at large to the dan?
ger of the public peace or safety, or
who violates or attempts to violate,
or of whom there is reasonable
ground to believe that he is about to
violate, any regulation duly promul?
gated by the President, or any crim?
inal law of the I'nited States, or of
tue states or territories thereof, will
be subject to summary arrest by the
United States marshal, or his
deputy, or such other officer as the
President shall designate, and to con?
finement in such penitentiary,
prison, jail, military camp or other
place of detention as may be direct?
ed by the President.
This proclamation pud the regu?
lations herein contained shall extend
and apply to all land and water,
continental or insular, in any way
within the jurisdiction of the United
In witness whereof I have here?
unto sot my hand and caused the
-eal of the United States to be af?
'All British Citizens
Subject to Draft
Nation to Hold All Men Ready
for Service
i -,.m ras 1- I
Wasiiington, April 6?It was an?
nounced m Allied tiuarters to-day that
Great Britain wouid compel all her
subjects throughout the world, in neu?
tral countries as well as in her own
dominions, to put themselves in readi?
ness for compulrory military service.
Register Maine Germans
Augusta, Me.. April 6- Governor
MiUikea to-night usuej a proclama?
tion directing all citizens of Ger?
many to appear within twenty-four
hours before (own clerks or board,
o' registration and register.
Other peisons are reouired to five
information of tha nresence of Ger?
mans in buildings under their con
tret. I he ?">e!amat1on was issued ir
accordance with an act rtcently
passed by the Legislature.
Joint War Resolution
Signed by President
Without Ceremony
News Flashed to
Army and Navy
Wilson Approve? Compul?
sory Service Bill, Hoping
War Will End War
Washington, April 6.?Th? United
States this afternoon formally en?
tered Armageddon.
The President at eleven minutes
past 1 o'clock, without ceremony, in
the presence only of the members of
his Cabinet, signed the joint resolu?
tion of Congress declaring a state of
war between this country and Ger?
many. Immediately thereafter he is?
sued the war proclamation. Events
followed in rapid succession. A ?urn
mary of measure?, and incidents fol?
lows :
The Secretory of the Treasury,
William G. McAdoo, issued a state?
ment that the German-owned mer?
chant ships which have been in?
terned in our harbors since the bo
ginning of the war had been seised
"for the purpose of protecting tho
vessels from further injury, and
until a decision can be reached as to
their proper disposition." It is taken
for granted by many Cabinet mem?
bers that these ships will be put into
condition for use as rapidly as pos?
sible, and that those which are not
destroyed by submarines during tho
war may be paid for after the war.
The Attorney General announced
that orders had been sent to United
States marshals all over the coun?
try to arrest and hold without ball
between sixty and sixty.five Ger?
mans, suspected of being spies. Some
of these men are already under In?
dictment and out on bail. Others
have not yet been arrested.
Instructions prepared several daya
ago were sent to the Treasury De?
partment to cease transmitting: de?
tails of the armament and armed
guards on merchantmen entering
American harbors on the ground
that henceforth no restrictions will
be placed on such vessels.
It was announced that tho fororn
ment will close all wireless stations
except those required for its own of?
ficial use.
The principal steel manufacturera
of tho country, led by the United
States Steel Corporation, agreed to
furnish steel to the government at
the prices of 1916, which means ft
saving of t'20,000,000 on naval con?
tracts already in hand.
It is estimated that the war budget
the first year may require the enor?
mous sum of $5,000,000,000. For tho
purpose of raising funds plans are
under consideration which would re?
quire private incomes down to $1,000
a year to be taxed. That would
reach wages.
The Senate voted a unanimous
emergency appropriation for war
uses at the discretion of the Presi?
dent of 5100,000,000. The House will
approve this action on Monday.
By a special proclamation, Gor?
man insurance companies doing
business in the United States were
lequired to continue doing business
and prohibited from attempting to
transfer away their asset*.
Foreign Relations
Word that King George and Pres?
ident Poincar? had dispatched mes?
sages of congratulation to the Presi?
dent was received unofficially. Only
unofficial information also came con?
cerning the action of President Me
n'-ca! of Cuba in recommending to
the Cunan Congress that war be de?
clared upon Germany, partly on the

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