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THE WASHINGTON TIMES: SUNDAY, JULY 25,' 1915.
WILSON'S NEW NOTE REFLECTSON BRITAIN IS GERMAN BELIEF Words "From Whatever Quarter Violated," Interpreted I Aimed at Blockade. as While the President and the major ity orchis- Cabinet spent the Sabbath laway .from Washington, two outstand ing featufcsln the latest noto to Ger many raised hero today the questions: By frequent reference to the "rights of neutrals," rather than "Americans," has the American Government taken a broad stand for all neutrals, tho Scan dinavian countries, for Instance, re garding the Use .of the seas? Is not the noto to Germany a warni ng to England aa well In that it serve notice this Qovcrnmcnt will insist upon freedom of the seas "from whatever quarter violated?" . Already reports from Berlin Indicate the Germans Interpret tho American reply as Intended Indirectly, for Eng land, although It deals more dlroctly with German submarine warfare. Reflects On Britain. Although the Wilson Administration has refused to treat as a companion problem Great Britain's Interference jTOlth American cargoes, and has Insist ed UDon treating each Issue Independ ently of the other, it is now apparent that Germany regards the words "from 'whatever quarter violated," as reflect ,Jnt the determination of this Govern ment to deal firmly with the British blockade question. Germanv also finds satisfaction, It Is said. In the so-called "concession" of , tho American Government that a vessel la sublect to submarine attack If he resists or seews escape when demand Is made that search bo permitted. This Is construed In Berlin as meaning this Government will not blame Germany If she attacks and sinks fleeing or re sisting Vessels. The reference In the American noto to the "rights of neutraU" Is Inter preted In somo quarters as reflecting the Intention of the United States to act os the spokesman for the smaller neu tral countries. Whether this Government has as sumed the broad attitude taken at the J suggestion, or with tho approval, ot these smaller neutrals, cannot be ascer tained, but close observers of Interna tional affairs today attach slgnlftcanco to this feature of the note which stands out boMlv wllh a dissection of tho liner points In the mcmornblo document, The Amerlcnn noto speaks, of course, of the rights of American citizens at nea. but It refers a'.sc to "tho lives of ncutrnls ns well an their properly.' "the dignity of neutral powers," "tho sovereignty of tho nqutral nation af fected." and "tho right of neutrals in tlmo of war." etc. . , It Is not nssupicd that tho United States -juld talto upon itself tho guar dianship of tho 'rights of all neutrals In tho pn'.-nt war. Nevertheless, ono Interpretation of tho American noto Is that this Govern ment fit least nler.". tho attitude of nil itho neutral nations both ns regards the llthmihlna tfiiffnun nt HnrmanV ntllt tTflA blockade of Great Britain. Protest Against Blockade. President Wilson Is understood jiow to bo at work on tho noto which Is to go to Great Britain In protest against tho harm tho British blockade Is working to neutral 'shlppllng. The unqualified demand In the noto to Germany for the freedom of the seas Is construod In tho Kaiser's realm us Indicating the Inten tion of this Government to treat vigor ously the subject of that blockade. Thin In one of the encouraging signs, so far as tho German-American situa tion Is concerned, and gives promise of a more conciliatory attltudo In Ger many. . Count von Bemstorff, the German am bassador, left Washington yesterday. He will remain away until developments again mako It necessary for him to con fer with ofllclals here, but It Is learned that German circles regard with favor not only the "concession" that the lives of noncombatants may be put In Jeopardy If a vessel resists search, but ulso the Insistence of this Government that there must bo no violation of the freedom of tho seas "from any quar ter." It Is Impossible nt this Juncture to say whether there will be a reply by Goi many to the latest Wilson-Lansing nnln Althnneh thin Oovernment n Tac tically served notice that Geimany Is to be Judged by her acts rather thatiJier words, the note Is eo framed that Ger many ma yreadlly nfld an excuse for further diplomatic correspondence. So far as the United States is concerned, however, there remains little more for this nation to say. Red Cross Director Ordered to Chicago Ernest P. Blcknell, national director of the American Red Cross, has been directed to go to Chicago and super intend tho work of tho Red Cross, In connection with the Eastland disaster. Miss Mabel T. Boardman, chaliman of the relief board of the society, wired Governor Dunne last night placing the resources of the organization at the dis posal of the Illinois and Chicago au thorities. Secretary J. J. O'Connor of the cen tral division and director of the Chicago chapter of tho Red Cross. Immediately advised Mr. Blcknell of the situation, after placing the services ot the Chicago chapter at tho disposal of Mayor Thompson. BERLIN HOPEFUL OF NO BREAK WITH U 1 But German Officials Do Not Be lieve Kaiser Will Give Up Submarine Warfare. By CARL W. ACKERMAN. BERLIN (via The Hague), July . Official circles here do not believe there Is any probability of a break with America resulting from the latest Amer lean noto regarding German submarine activities. Beyond this statement, no comment was forthcoming from official sources though It waa evident the atmosphere of unoertaln expeotaney of the last few daya haa entirely disappeared. The na ture of the communication, however, cauaed some surprise. No one here believe that Germany will give up her submarine warfare on merchantmen, but the general opinion la that there will be further negotiations with America. It wa considered prob able here today that Germany's answer will be drafted within a fortnight The Lokal Ancelger takes the view that the tone of the note Is friendly, but declares that Germany will "con tinue to apply her most valuable war arm the submarine." The Ikal Anzelger, however, says that Germany has no design to provoke neutrals against her. "On the contrary. It la our design to avoid anything that could brine the well understood rights of neutrals unneces sarily n danger," concludes the paper. The Berliner Zeltung Ammtttag pub lished a brief summary of the latest American note. All the high government officials were handed copies of the note, and the text was forwarded to the Kaiser. Lull in Fighting in Alsace; Artillery in Duel Around Souchez LONDON. July 25. A lull in the severs fighting In Alsace and practically' no en counters except artillery duels around Souchez, are indicated in oom me .Ber lin and Paris official statements re ceived here. The German war office reported that i.600 French dead have been counted on the Vosges slopes in Alsace. Paris an nounced the capture of a German aerq plane and two prisoners near Bethan-court. fci" )w -sSsl,pi,4si4i4,7' : v.s , "j"jl' - ' t'i?x. la SOUVEMRS-FIg'H St HAVE ONE' 'S S ' I Although this our third place of business cost us R g 512,500, the prices are still popular. It is just the kind of t:S 9 place the west end of the city wanted. A cool, sanitary ' ; p lunch room with quick service and excellent cuisine. Open S nih- PW-.. 309 9th St- N- w- 1 mmj uther nace' 305 9th St. N. W. jgejj Edison Visits Police Station First Time ORANGE. N. J., July 2C.-Thomas A. Bdlson paid his first visit to a police station. He complained of the driver of an automobile truck who left his ex haust pipe open and blow dust Into, the dyes jf the famous Inventor, who was, following In another car. "This Is the first time I havo ever complained of anyone," ho told the po lice. "I merely want tho man warned to put his exhaust pipe higher on his car. so It won't be a dust thrower." Girl Leaps Into Lake To Save a Child, Aged 8 NEW YORK. July 2S.-Though tho .could not swim. Miss Mildred Kail, of Bradford. Mass., who Is visiting 1(T Brooklyn, sprang Into tho laKo In Pros pect Park and managed to rcscuo Ida JJlesh, -eight, who had fallen In whllo reaching for a water Illy. Tho two wcro sinking when John W. Qulgloy, park gardener, dragged them out. Mrs. Murtha Blesh, mother of tho girl, threw her arms nround Miss Fall's neck, convulsively thanking her. Bookbinders Present $100 to F. C. Roberts A check for $100 has been presented by members of the Bookbinders' Union, employed In the Government Printing Office, to F. C. Roberts, a member of Columbia Typographical Union, No. lot, who recently was elected as a delegate to the convention of printers, which meets In Lou Angeles August 9. The presentation was made In recog nition of Mr. Roberts' servlcea In mak ing a test case which resulted In ob taining for tho employe of tho office tho four additional days' leave, recent ly granted. Dr. John A. Ryan to Fill Chair at Catholic Univ. 7th and Que Su. N. W. 7th and B Sts. N. E. 3th and E St.. S. E. 7thandHSts.N.E. HOSHStN.E. 1632 N. Capitol St. 930La.Ave.N.W. rhaV Tttlartefite Dr. John A. Ryan professor of nloral theology at St. Paul Seminary. 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