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ALBUQUERQUE MORNING JOURNAL. CITY EDITION CITY EDITION THIRTY-SIXTH YE Alt vol.. rxx xxvi. No. i. ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, MONDAY, MAY 31,1915, Dally bv Farrier or Mall, tOa ft MlHUlt. 8lngl Hople fto. imgii iFon nm i mm GERMANY PLAYS F Bennett Is Touched by Doting Manner in Which Entire Nation Ministers to Comfort of the Wounded, . CONVALESCENTS HEAR OPERA AND CONCERTS Food Supply of Country Shows No Sign of Depletion and Cost of Living Is Falling Instead of Rising, I1Y JAMKS O imSNKI.T. IICNNKTT.) (( '"Iivt Ik IK. l.y llin t'tiiriign Tribune.) IColilr-iilK, Germany, M.iy ". It was ii wonderful experience to ttfo from silent, smoldering French villages into the peace and sunshine of the valleys uf the Mow I and the Rhine. After being stuffed to sickness of soul and body with the squalor and devustiilion of war, we turned the tar eastward and glided away from all that toward the things that assuage and ameliorate, the things that help to keep alive one's faith In the nice. From Met we traveled by auto down the banks of the Mosel through undent Trier to Koblentz, and all along these peaceful ways we caught glimpses of the old, old finale to mini's warmaking and adventuring the sight of the bruised and broken lads who had come home to be made well annul. A Nation of Mothers. Often we rould see an old mother totter "T from the eott:.le door, to the arhtir to minister to her boy where he lay in the sunshine, Rut more of ten the government has gathered the sons of a thousand mothers In winie villa or seminary and is playing a mother's role to them. It is so here at Koblentz under the shadow of Khrcnbreiten, where the Mosel comes to Join the Ithine, and it Is so all the way down the Rhine, to Koln. And Ormany mothers her wound ed to the point of dotinK. Kven (he aftermath of war can produce a cheerful sight, and there is none more serene and homelike than the sight of the convalescents, who are petted to their heart's content, sun ning themselves these beautiful spring days on the lawns In front of private or government buildings which have been converted into hospitals. The soldiers wear a kind of com bination uniform of pajamas made of washable fabric of blue and white stripes, Saiperb gardens are their play ground. The Rhine (lows at tneir feet. The blue, Prat'henfels guard the horizon line.' Many of them are making their convalescence in places that contain picture galleries which were oncel points of pilgrimage for every Amer ican traveler In the Rhineland. Nor are these treasures lost upon the sol diers. They have the feeling for them and they spend hours before them. Music for Wounded. In the evening they sing, and often their impromptu concerts have for soloist an artist who has come from one of the subvertioned opera houses to contribute her music to the scheme of convalescence. In Wiesbaden the wounded who re able to leave their beds are in viled to the opera twice a week and to a concert every day. Many of them are quartered in the best hotel of the city and ate served with live meals a day. In Berlin I saw a little gronp of soldiers oecimvine the best seats in the Royal theater and sitting in complete absorption before a presen tation of "Peer H.vnt" that ran from 7 o'clock in the evening until nearly midnight. And such intelligent critics of the presentation were they that after they had witnessed Tr. Brack's stag ing of the play at the great subven tioned theater, their lirst wish was to go to the Deutsohes theater on an other evening and see how Khine hardt had applied his revolutionary ideals to the visualization of Ibsen's poetic masterpiece. Throughout the empire schools have been opened for the instruction In other trades of those wounded men whose amputations make it im possible for them to return to the trades they relinouished when they were called to the colors. Special so licitude is manifested in the training of blinded soldiers to new occupa tions, and on every hand the organi zation of funds for the assistance of their families Is progressing. Tim Cost nf Living. The price of bread and eggs con tinue to fall. The price of butter re cently dropped 5 pfennigs (1 1-4 cents) in forty-eight hours. The allowance of bread per indi vidual Is in many cases discovered to have been made on too liberal a - WEATHF.rt FOltFCAST. Washington, May 30. New Mexico: Unsettled Monday, proba bly showers east; Tuesday fair. warmer. OND MOTHER 10 SOLDIER 10 IS HURT IN 0 scale, and persons who cannot ent the amount allowed them are turning a proportion of their bread tickets back to I he government so that the surplus may b,. granted to families of small means. The bread ticket, It must be un derstood, does not pay for bread, but only Indicates the amount that may be Issued preliminary to payment. Hence many persons send money with the tickets the return in order that the poor may obtain bread without cost. I Iii Koln rice was 70 pfennigs (17 '4 cents) it pound at private sale. It Is now sold by tiie municipality at just half that sum. In mid April the city authorities of Aachen completed arrangements for the sale of potatoes at 7 pfennigs (1 cents) a pound, This arrange meat instantly brought the price down from 3 to 5 pfennigs on H pound. The potatoes are sold at the turm halle and at other municipal build ings, and many shops also make tin' sales on behalf of the government, livery inhabitant Is allowed to buy ten pounds of potatoes u day. Lecture, on Cooking. The municipality of Aachen has also appointed experts to give lec tuns and demonstrations showing the poor bow to cook to the best ad vantage. The experts make no charge for their services. At the b'-st hotels in the large cities the pries rdnaln about what they were before the war. The long even ing meal costs a dollar and a quarter, exclusive of wine, and if the diner likes a sweet champagne he can buy a quart of one of the better Herman bi s nils for a couple of dollars. In the smaller commuiiilics the Inevitablo anxieties caused bv the war are more keenly fell by the peo- pie than in the capitals, and this pro duces an ailment known ns "war blues," To a lady in Aachen one of her townswomen said a. few days, ago: "Hear friend, If you feel apprehen sive and sad you must have a day in Koln or Pusseldorf and see the con fidence and animation and the crowds there. You will come back to Auehor, cured." The lady followed the prescription and saw the sights In Koln which ). described In the first of these three litters the crowded streets, the busy shops, and the thousands upon thousands of soldiers. At the end of the holiday she said: "Well, 1 am not going to worry! about the war any more. After what I have seen today I know that my country Is safe." And she went back beaming. Contempt for America. As to (lerman feeling toward thu t'nltcd States, I think, I can write, with correctness. During the lnst fortnight II has shifted from the i ,l,.n,n.l,l anlnmullv o a l:,nS!llid' sort of contempt. it seems to me that Hermany nas ceased to hope for a friendly attitude on the part oi our coumry ami reconciled herself to the fact that our neutrality Is more of the. letter than of the spirit. Toward Americans as Individuals, however, the Hermans continue kind, and there is not an American corre spondent in r.erlin who does not re ceive daily proof of that In both of. Ilcial and private affairs. As to the admonition which many Americans claim to have received "Don't speak that accursed English language here" 1 have never heard it, though I have to make frequeut use of my native speech, I think affronts of tlmt kind I meun the admonition in question de pend a good deal on the manner oi the person affronted. If In speaking the language of a hostile nation In Germany one rubs II in and Is loud anil suneroilious I suppose one must nav the price, and, as our countrymen are not noted for their reticence when they travel abroad, it is probable that n ennd manv of them have had to IH'. A Good-lionrted People. The. Hermans Hre, nevertheless, at heart a good-natured, and an obliging people and profuse In the little civill ti,is that make life so much easier to live. The other day I sought a shoe store on Friodrieh strasse in Rcrlin (hat sells a make of American shoes. I had forgotten the address. The Her man friend with whom 1 was walking promptly stepped into the nearest shoe store and asked the name of the firm that sold the American shoes. A clerk came to the door, pointed to a building two squares away and said that was the place. He was very friendly and did not suggest that he could sell us as good or a better shoo. Another time I was sitting at cof fee in a crowded restaurant and I asked the waiter the way to n book store that would be likely to have English editions of Poedecker. He responded with somewhat Involved di rections In a torrent of Herman, and I suppose I looked rather blank. Anywav I left the place and so did a man who had been sitting at the next table. I made my way down the street to what I thought must be the light turning. On the w" I paused to look in two or three shop windows and whenever I did a well-dressed man who was walking in front of me slack ened his pace a little. 1 wondered In differently for one gets used to be ing watched these days If he were one of the civilian police and was see ing what I was up to. When I reached the corner of Eriedrich slrasse and Mohren strasse I turned west. The man who had been strolling in front of me also turned and lifting his hat said in English: "You have it right. Four doors to the west on this side of the street is the hnoKstorc you are seeking." Then he mended his puce and dis appeared in the crowd. It was the man who had overheard my question In the restaurant. Violent Feeling Deprecated. The government, so the American correspondents of long experience in Herlin tell me, rather deprecates any disposition on the part of certain Her man newspapers to write violently about the United Stales. A few days "Tfontiuued on l'ue Two.) j 11 ARMY IS IVI Oil When Austrian Fort Displays White Flag, After Bombard ment, It Is Shelled by An other Austrian Fort, STRATEGIC POSITIONS QUICKLY OCCUPIED Emperor Francis Joseph's Forces Strongly Entrenched on Swollen RiVer and Ca dorna Has Fighting Ahead, (V MORM1NO JOURNAL iriCIAL LC4CO Wll Home, May 30 tvla Paris, 11:30 p in. I An official dispatch from the Italian giand headquarters under date of Sunday says: "In the Gludlcurlii valley on the Trennno-A .udrian frontier (extreme southwest), we occupied an Important position, the summit of Spessa, near Storo. Our artillery destroyed the armored fort of Luscrn i, on the Ai ugo plateau, which hoisted a white flag. Seeing this, the Austrian fort, Helvidcre, situated farther In the rear, immediately turned against Fort I.u serna. The modern work on the summit of Vezana also was completely demol ished by our artillery and occupied bv Infantry, loiter advanced at once as far ns the village of Vexumi, situated below, which had hurriedly been abandoned by the Austrian.-,. Our loss was slight. "In Cadore we occupied the defile of the ('rod, the Cortina d'Ampez.a STEAD LY ra COUNTRY walls and nil the valley :oirroindliu i The replj urge.' thai in ihc cum- of trust township. jthe Lusil.iiila, which Hermany alleges "Oil the Friuli frontier, the Aus- was armed and carried large stores of trlans long ago strengthened the po- war munitions, il was "acting in Jusii sitlons on the left bank of the lsonzo fied s lf-defi use in (seeking with all niin'i"miMis me juiiKit-j! ,u inn im-i,iii,p means oi wariare ai lis uisposai in mounting a large number of medium I protect the lives of lis soldiers bv d- wpKnt ,,H Tlniv nluo u, i-iiti irl r liol.l SPVPPUi points on the right bank cov ering the city of Horlzia. "Heavy rains have swollen the river to abnormal proportions, causing it to run swiftly. Nevertheless, our troops continue their progress with vigor. Their morals Is excellent. "CADORNA." si:i:i:i: iiattlfs mint ON ITALIAN ITIOXTlFIl Verona, May 30 (via the Italian frontier and I'aris, r: IS p. in.) A battle along the Adige river began on Thursday at noon, when Alpine troops with infantry detachments and cus toms guards, and mountain artillery, I proceeded from I'erl, occupying I llorghetto and Avio and attacking Ala. Stronger resistance was offered by the Austrian at I'ilcante, opposite Ala. The Austrian) were, protected by three lines of entrenchments and In flicted considerable losses on the Italians, who finally succeeded, how ever, In occupying the first line and then opened a violent bombardment on the other. Threatened also by batteries of Monte Altissimo, which might have cut off their retreat, the Austrians retired from I'ilcante at sunset, leav ing behind arms, ammunition and provisions. They were pursued as far as Herraville, four miles north, and several were made prisoners. The Italians then returned to lilicunle mid Ala, where they entrenched themselves while the Austrians re tired to Mori. In t lie mountainous region known as Hette Coinuni, north of Asiago. the lighting is confined to an artillery attack, which has as Its object the si lencing of Austrian fortifications on the high plateau of Del Varone, which once conquered would make It easier for the Italians to march against Trent or ltoveretl. The Austrian forts are r-odylng! vigorously to the Italian bombard ment. Most, of these fortifications have armored easements with four to eight guns with a straight trajec tory from two to four with a curved trajectory for long distance firing. besides a considerable number of machine guns. Four of these forts, built at an elevation of 4,500 feet near Morte Cimone, ure said to be reply ing more feebly, indicating that the Italian lire Is taking effect. NINE OFTeFdEPUTIES GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER 1BV MOKNISO JOURNAL tPfCIAL LIAStO WIRI New lliunswick, N. ,1.. May 30. Nine of the ten deputies who have been on trial here for a week past on the Marge or murder in the lirst degree, for having lired into a crowd of chemical plant strikers in Roose velt, X, J., last January, killing two and wounding a score of strikers, were convicted today of manslatlgter. The jury was given the case yey terday afternoon and debated ull night and well into today before ren dering their verdict. The maximum penally for the crime of which th men were con victed Is ten years' imprisonment. One deputy, John Pmlth, was last week ordered acquitted by the court, no evidence having been adduced to connect him with the crime. TEXT 0 GERMAN REPLY TO NOTE ISI L Declares Submarine Comman ders Are Instructed to Avoid Torpedoing Ships of Neutral Countries, WILL INDEMNIFY FOR LOSSES WHEN TO BLAME Suggests Reference of Some Phases of Disagreement to The Hague Tribunal for Arbitration, fV MOMNINa JOURNAL tPtriAl. If AMD WIPI I !il i i , May :tn. -Hermany with holds its final decision on the de mands advanced by the Failed Slates government In connection with the sinking of the Lusitania, until the re ceipt of an answer from the I'nited St. ucs to the note whlih Herr von ,ln gow, the foreign minister, has deliv ered to Ambassador Herald, in reply to the American note received by the Herman government on May 1 .". In Its reply the Herman government declares that it Is not its inieutioil to submit neutral allies in the war zone, which are guilty of no hostile acts, to attacks by submarines, or aeroplanes; that It is investigating the circum stances in connection with the attacks on the American steamers Cunning and !ulfllglt. and that in all cases where neutral vessel,-, through no fault, of their own, have been dam aged, fiermuny will pay Indemnil'lca ' tion srroying umiiiiiPition Intended for the enemy." The Herman government recalls the proposals submitted by the I'nited States government to Merlin anil Lon don, designed to end the submarine warfare and the shutting out of food supplies from Hermany, which. It de clare.';, failed of their purpose because of the refusal of the Mrilish govern ment to agree to them. The text of the (lerman note was made public today. Text of German The following is the Herman note: The undersigned has submit, to Ambassador ltcply. text of the the honor to Oerard tin following answ r to the ci m i m ii n a - lion oi sviey to American Hi, regarding (lie Injury interests through tier- man warfare: The imperial government Jecled the omuiunieat ion bus siili of the thorough a keen j American goveniinint to a I investigation. It entertulns wish to co-operate In a frank and friendly way in clearing up a possi ble misunderstanding which may have arisen In Die relations between the. two governments through the events mentioned by the American govern ment. Regarding, first, Die cases of tin American steamers (.iishlng and Hul flight, the American embassy has already been informed that the Her man gov rniiient has no intention of submitting neutral ships in (he war zone which iiie guilty of no hostile acts, to .ilUiiiiH by n submarine or submarines, or aviators. On (he con trary, the Heiiiiriii forces have re peatedly been instructed most specifi cally to .".void nltadts on toich ships. If neutral ships In recent months j have suffered through (he Herman! submarine warfare, owing to mis- takes In identification, it is a question only of isolated and exceptional cases, which can be attribute to the Iliitlsli; government's abuse of flags, together! with the suspii ions or culpaM, he-; havlor of the mailers of the ships. I The Herman government, In nil eases In which it has been shown bv j its Investigations that a neutral ship I not itself at fault, was damaged by! German submarines or aviators, Inisi expressed regit! over the unfortunate, accident, and, if Justified by condi- j Hons, has offered Indemnification. ' The ase, of the dishing and (itil-; flight will be treated on the same; principles. An investigation of both, cases Is In progrtss. Die result of! which will presently he, communicated to the embassy, j Suggests Reference to Hague. The invo-iigallon can, if necessary,; be supplemented hy a call on the in- teriiatlonil coiiiniis'ion of inquiry, us! provided by article III of Tho Hague agreement of October IS, l!)t)7. When sinkiiu the Mritlsh steamer Falaba, the commander of the Her man submarine bad the Intention of allowing the passengers and crew a! full opportunity for a safo escape. Only when the muster did not oheyi the order to heave to, but fled and ! summoned help by rocket signals, did the Herman tommundcr order the crew and passengers by .-.ignals and megaphones In leave the ship within ten minutes, lie actually allowed them twenty-three minutes time, and fired Die torpedo only when suspicious craft were hastening to the assistance of the Falaba. Cool Mitleniciit on Liisllaula. rU'Kardlng tne Jos of life by the OF WASHINGTON CONTROVERSIA Grave Situation Produced in Relations Between Countries (linking of Die lhitieh passenger steamer Lusitania, the Herman gov ernment has already expressed to Un neutral governments concerned Its keen retire, that citizens of their stales lost their lives. On this occasion, the imp, rial gov ernment, hoy ever, cannot scape Hie impression that certain important facts having a direct bearing on the sinking or the Lusitania may have escaped the attention of the Aimii.ai, government. In the Inter, st of a clear and com- , plete understanding, whlih l-i the aim of both governments, the Imperial govi i nm, nt consider!) it Xu-ni ncces saiy to convince itself that the lnloi I inatlon accessible to l,..ih ix.n et n- inents i, bout the facts of the case ii ! complete and in accord. I Qncvlloiis I lilted Maim Asumpt Ions. I The government) .f the Foiled SI ul c proceeds on ' the assumption jthat the I U'.il.un.'i could be regarded hiiii ordinary unarmed merchant- man. The imperial government al j lows Itself in this connection to point out Hint the Llisll.liiia was one of the i largest iimt fastest merchant jdiips, mull witli government funds as an auxiliary cruiser and curried express ly un such In the "navy list" Issued liy the Mrilisfl admiralty. "II is further known to Hie Im perial government, from trustworthy reports f'lim Its agents and neutral passengers that for u considerable lime practically all the more valuable Mrilish merchantmen have been equipped with cannon and ammuni tion and other weapons and mounted with persons who have been special ly trained in serving guns. The Lusi tania, too, in rding to lufiiruiutloii icceived here, had cannon aboard, which were mounted and concealed below decks. "The Imperial government further has I he honor to direct the particu lar attention of the American gov ernment to Hie fad (hat the Mritlsh admiralty, In a confidential Instruc tion, Issued in February, 1SII.'., recom mended its mercantile shipping hot only to seek protection under neutral Hags and distinguishing marks, but ultio, while thus disguised, to attack Herman submarines by ramming. As a special incitulion to merchantmen to destroy submarines, the Miilish govei nmetit also offered high prizes anil v.. is abend paid such rewinds, ( iiiiiuil Observe ICcgiilatlons. "The Imperial government, In view of these facts Indubitably known to It, Is unable to regard Miilish mer chantmen In the zone of naval oper ations specified by the admiralty slal'l' of the Herman navy as undefended." Herman commanders consequently are no longer able to observe the customary regulations of the prize law, which they before always fol lowed. "Finally, the Imperial government must point out paiilciil.iiiy that, the Lusitania. on its last trip, as on earlier occasions, carried I anaillan troops and war material than 5,4 00 cases liicliiilinir no lessl f ninnuiiiltion in- tended for the destruction of the brave Herman soldiers who are ful filling their duty with self-saciil ie,s and devotion lu Die fatherland's ser vice. Acting in Sclf-ilcfciiM', "The Herman government believes that it was acting in Justified self-defense in seeking with all the means of warfare at Its disposal to protect the lives of its soldiers by destroying ammunition Intended for tho enemy. "The llritish shipping company must have been aware of the danger to which Die passengers aboard the Lusitania were exposed under these conditions. The company In embark ing them, notwithstanding this, at tempted deliberately to use the lives of American citizens as protection for the ammiiuilion aboard and acted against the clear provisions of the American law, which expressly pro hibits the forwarding of passengers on shis carrying ammunition, and provides tt penally therefor. The com pany therefore, is wantonly guilty of the death of so niiinv passengers. Minnies liilcrnal l:ploslon. There can be no doubt, according to the definite report of Dm subma rine's commander, which Is further cotil'irined by all otlier iiiforinalion, that the quick sinking of the Lusi taniit Is primarily attributable to Die (('OlllillOPil ,111 1'iiitn Two.) Important Week in History of Albuquerque Begins Today This is an Important week for Hie city of Albuquerque, and lhT will he two linporl int occasions. One the 11111-.H meeting lo be held at Ihc Commercial club Wednesday afternoon c.t .1 o'clock, and Die oilier Is Friday, all day from 7 o'clock In the morning until midnight, when 125 men, liitcie-ie, In (heir cllv and loviil lo it, go out to M'ouro Die SKMMH) Dial Is absolutely iiecc-iry Is foro New Me. Ico can have a stale fair at Albuqiieiqii,. till-. )ai- I lull will be 11 credit to Die stale and lo the city. This week Albuquerque Is going to have another chance lo ,1cm-on-Hale u-i Innv much tiulli lle-iv K in I Ik- Miviiig that Is heard In every oilier town in Die stale. " bencver Albuquerque goes n.tcr a lblng .slicgcl.il." , midnight Friday Mill know whether vie have, again dcinonsliated Ihc Albuquerque spirit Dial never I'ailx. or whether we have railed for the fir-i lime lo bring ticc-s to a public enterprise that Is more Din 11 worthy of all Die cti'orl and money that "o can bring lo it. The rirsi oppori unity for every oil lon to nssll materially will come at (be Wednesday afternoon ineeling at Die Coinnieriial Huh. Not only should every Icatu cuptaln and member nf the Iwcnly-flvc team be at that meet lug, hut every mini who U lincroMod lu Albu querque, Die stale or Die fair, i'bo-c captain- and ocmmlltecineii will waul to know that llicy have Die solid support of Ihc comma nit v. that cier.Yono Is inicrcse, in what they arc attcmplhig lo lo, and the way to show Dial interest Is lo attend the mass meeting. Friday morning at 7 o'clock Die real work will start. Fiery man who pledges his lime should arrange all oilier mailers so Dial lie can give that liny lo Die fair, ami those who are 110I giving llieir linn -lioulil be prepared lo give llieir share ami give il quickly, without quibbling, that Hie workers may tliil-h what llicy have lo do in Die short Dine they have to do il. PRESIDENT'S ANSWER HOT ! 10 BE DELAYED LONGER ! IHAI FORTY-EIGHT HOURS RESTATING STRONG DEMAND DETERMINED TO OBTAIN FULLEST REPARATION FOR LUSITANIA AND GUARANTEES FOR FUTURE Kaiser's Government Is to Be Informed That Long Diplo matic Delays, Before Conclusions Arc Reached, Arc Not Desired by United States; Little Discussion Over Point Raised by Teutons That Ocean Liner Was Armed and Carrying Ammunition in Violation of American Law Is Desired, and Administration's Position on That Sub ject Is Expected to Be Stated With Greatest Clearness; Positive Assurances' That Such Tragedy Will Not Occur Again Must Be Given Without Delay. koiii.'i jouinh .tfiL hxh passenger ships, It will be asserted, Washington, jlay :ttl. nermiiny'u but only self-exploding material, ami reply to the American' note coiic-rn- Minna In the pst have hfen' pertr.il nin Hi,, sinking of the Lui-it'iniu wHii'ted to carry anm iiinl 'ammunition a loss of more limn one hundred j ,y special ruling; of the state deport Amerlcan lives produced H feeling ofnieiit on the inputting of federal stat- profound disappointment here. 1I satisfaction at the failure nf Hei'iii'iny to answer the demands of the I'nitel Stab's, was reflected in government circles gem rally. President Wilson had retired early before the lest arrived, but Irom a reading of the Nummary, published today and A m liassador Herad's fore casts, he had an accurate Impression of what. It contained. Si'cietii ry llryan would make no comniein. otlier cabinet officials were reticent, tun mere was Utile couceiil- "icni anywnere mill tile answer trom i.ei iin nan pi oiuicen a grave su na tion iii the relations between the I iiited States and Hermany, Just what course of action the Fulled Slatis will pursue toward Hermany, Is undetermined. I'ress dispatches giving the text of the reply came during the evening and were sent to the While House. The official text of Die reply to Am bassador Herald arrived JiimI before midnight and will be placed before Die president early tomorrow. There Will be a cabinet ineellng Tuesday, I'rompl Reply Fvpecteil, From a previous knowledge of I President Wilson's position It was generally predicted tonight that a i prompt answer would be sent to iler I lin, perhaps within twenty-four or foriy-clght hours. This is expected to give Die Ameri can governmenrs iinilei'sliinding of the facts I hat the Lusitania was una lined and carried no concealed guns, thai she sailed from the Hull ed Slates, a peaceful merchitiiliiiiiii rind that under all rules of Inlerna 1 1 , 1 1 1 . , I livv and humanity. Die vessel should have been visile, I and seareh- ,'d an, a pl:o lied a hcr passengers Iranslerred to of safely, whether she car- iiilion or not. law Vol Violated. Ann ii, an law does riot prohibit fi tti ii i n il ii from being carried on Utes. Hcrmnny's failure) even to discuss the reparation demanded by tho American note and evasion of the. re quest Dint guarantee he Riven that American vessels and lives he not en dangered In the future, ure the main points, however, which the United StalcM government, It was generally believed tonight, would refer to in the second note. The expression of regret and offers of reparation for unintentional at tacks on neutral shlpn are expected to have little weight In determining tho mil ure of the response of tho i'niled Htates. Will Not Tolerate Inc Ita'lny. While II Is generally thought the United Stales will answer Oermuny' request for facts with a re-statement of the circumstances as recited in tho American note of May 13, the prompt ness with which the reply will he dispatched is counted upon to serve as an indication (hat Die American government, wishes an early answer and does not. desire to engaRo in a protracted diplomatic discussion. Persons lose lo President Wilson have learned that he Is determined to obtain reparation for the Lusitania victims and assurances of respect for American rights In future and that failing In this, he would not lien Hate to sever diplomatic relations with Hermany. In Herman quartern here tonight It w is again reiterated that the f-usi-(,'inla was armed. To controvert this, the Fulled Stales has proof gnthere, before Die American note was sent, that there were no guns aboard. Furthermore, Die llrltlsh government entered Into an Informal agreement' with the I'nited States early In Die War to sen that no I'.iitlsh yi ssels left American I ports arnied. FXPHCTS FX li l l) STATES TO filVF. FIRM Avswin: London, May 31 CP5II 11. m.) The Daily Chronicle, conimenllng on Ger many's reply to the I'nited Stutes, says- "If I'r 'sident Wilson jiccedes to Hei iiianv's demand for further delay we imagine It will he on the condition that she stop her submarine warfare In Die interim. The Ponsldernble time which has elapsed since the American not" was presented 1ms been Used by the Hernia ns to torpedo several ships, including trie American. Manifestly, Mr. Wilson would he giving Hermany nil she wants if he conceded further delay on Die same lerins." FORTY-NINE LIVES LOST ON BATTLESHIP MAJESTIC r MOffNIN JOUNNAk MfCUL LIASKO WlRf London, May HO (0:05 p. m. For-jly-nine men of the cl'i w of the p.rlt i Isti battleship Majestie were lost when ! Ihsit vessel was torpedoed off the (lal llipoll peninsula 011 May "7, according j to the casualty list Issued tonight. ! The number fit Mien lost on the ! steamer liince-s ti'CP!' Which was j blown up In .sheerm-HS hnrhnr, exclus- ive of seventy-eight dockyard work 1 men, Is Riven as 243. Megs Fxchaiigo Felicitations. London, Stay .10 (S:3& p. nl.) King Victor Kmmnnuel and King1 George have ochuued telegrams of felici tations over Italy's entry Into the war. , .' ' 1 ! ., . . -