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MEETS DEMANDS Submarine Forces Have Orders to Comply With the Rules öf International Law. Continuance of Modified Warfare Depends up on the United States Persuading England to Abandon Illegal Blockade. itertis, by wireless to Sayvtlle, N. Y.—Following la the text of the note *f the German government. In reply 'o the American note respecting sub marine warfare, delivered on Thurs day, by Gottlieb von Jagow, the for eign secretary, to Ambassador Gerard: "The undersigned, on behalf of the imperial German government, has the honor to present to His Excellency, the ambassador of the United States. Mr, James W. Gerard, the following reply to the note of April 20. regard Ing the conduct of German submarine warfare: 'The German government handed over to the proper naval authorities for early Inveetlgatlon the evidence concerning the Sussex as communicat ed by the government of the United Slates. Judging by the results that the Investigation has hitherto yielded, the German government la alive to the possibility that the ahlp men tioned In the note of April 10 aa hav ing been torpedoed by a German sub marin# is actually Identical with tha Sussex. "Tbe German government begs to reserve further communication on the matter until certain pointa are ascer tained, which are of decisive Import ance for establishing the facta of the case. Should it turn out that the com mander was wrong In assuming the vessel to be a man of war, the Oor man government will not fall to draw the consequence resulting therefrom Den lea It la One ef Series. * "In connection with the case of the Baaaex the government of the United State* made a series of statements, the glat of which la the asaertlon that the Incident la to be considered, but one Instance of a deliberate method of Indiscriminate destruction of vea aela of all sorts, nationalities and des tlnatlons by Oerman submarine com mandera. •The German government must em phatlcally repudiate the assertion. The German government, however, Ihlnkii It of little avail to enter Into details In the present stage of afTalrs, more particularly as the government of the United States omitted to sub stantiate the assertion by reference to concrete facta. "The German government will only ■tnte that it has Imposed far-reaching restraints upon the use of the sub marine weapon, eolely In considers Won of neutrals* Interests, In spite of the fact that theae restrictions are Boeesaarily of advantage to Germany's enemies. No auch consideration haa ever been ahowu neutrals by Great Britain and her allies." Principles ef Submarine Warfare. 'The Oerman submarine forces have had. In fact, orders to conduct the submarine warfare In accordance with the general prlnclplea of visit and search and the destruction of mer chant vesaela recognised by Internm ttonlD law, the sole exception being the conduct of warfare against enemy trade carried on enemy freight ships encountered In the wer sone surround ing Greet Britein. With regard to the**, no assurances have ever been given to the government of the Unit ed State* No such assurances are contained In tbe declaration of Feb reary I. ill«. "The German government can not admit any doabt that these orders were given or are executed In good faith Error* actually occurred They caa in no kind of warfare be avoided altogether. Allowances must be made te tbe conduct of naval warfare against an anerny resorting to all kinds of ruses, whether permissible or Illicit. '"But apart from the possibility of errors, navel warfare just like warfare of land, implies unavoidable dangers for neutral person* and goods enter ing the fighting sone. Even In cases where the nave! action Is confined to ordinary forms of cruiser warfare, neu irai persona and goods repeatedly come to grief. The German government haa re postedly sad explicitly pointed out the dangers from mine* that have led to the lees of neutral ships hellaited Aid ef America. The German government has made proposals to tbe government of the United States In order to reduce to a , minimum for American travelers and : good* the Inherent danger* of naval ! warfare Unfortunately, tne govern ■Hm. of the United 8«.,e* decided eot to accept the proposal* Had It ; accepted the government of tbe Unit ed 8tales would have been tnatru mental In preventing ihe greater part of the accident* that the American American Pretest Heeded. j 1-oudon —The British government ha. decided to release the thirty eight j Oerman. and Austrian* who were tak •n from the American steamship fhtna The release of these men will be ordered Iminedlately Mob Plunders Shops. Berlin.—A mob gathered In Chariot ••■berg Friday night and swept through the streets, plundering two butter shops and smashing signs and windows of other butter shops and meat shops. citizens have met with In the mean time. "The German government still stands by Its offer to come to an agree ment along these lines. ''As the German government repeat edly declared, it can not dispense with the use of the submarine weapon In tbe conduct of warfare against en emy trade. The German government, however, has now deckled to make a further concession, adapting methods of submarine war to the Interests of neutrals. "In reaching this decision the Ger man government Is actuated by con siderations which are above the level of the disputed question. In Sympathy With Princlplts. "The German government attaches no less Importance to the sacred principles of humanity than the gov ernment of the United States. It again fully takes Into account that both gov ernments for many years co-operated in developing International law In con formity with these principles, the ulti mate object of which has always been to confine warfare on sea and land to armed forces of belligerents and safe guard as far as possible non-combat ants against the horrors of war. But although these considerations are of great weight, they alone would not un der present circumstances have deter mined the altitude of the German gov ernment. For, In answer to the ap peal by the government of the United State*, on bqhalf of the sacred prln etpiet of humanity and International law, the German government muat re peat once more, with all emphasis, that It was not the German, but the British government which Ignored all accepted rules of International law and extended this terrible war to the lives and property of non-combatants, having no regard whatever for the In terests and rights of neutrals and non combatants that through this method of warfare have been severely Injured. Charges U. 8. Discriminates. "In self-defense against the Illegal conduct of British warfare, while lighting a bitter struggle for natlonul existence, Germany bad to resort to the hard but effective weapon of sub marine warfare. 'As matters stand, the German gov ernment can not but reiterate regret that the sentiments of humanity which the government of the United States extends with such fervor to the un happy victims of submarine warfare are not extended with the same warmth of feeling to many militons of women and children who. according to the avowed Intention of the British government, shall be starved, and who, by sufferings shall force the victor ious armies of the central powers Into Ignominious capitulation. The Ger man government, In agreement with the German people, falls N> understand this discrimination, nil the more as It has repeatedly and explicitly declared Itself ready to use the submarine weapon In strict conformity with the rules of international laws, as fecog nlsed before the outbreak of the war. If Great Britain likewise was ready to adapt the conduct of warfare to theae rules. "Several attempts made by the gov eminent of the United States to pre vail upon the British government to act accordingly tailed, because of Sat refusai on the part of the flrUlsh gov eminent. Moreover Great Britain again and again has violated Interna tional law. surpassing all bounds In outraging neutral rights. The latest measure, adopted by Great Britain, d* clartng German bunker coal contra band and establishing conditions un der which English bunker coal alone is supplied to neutrals Is nothing but an unheard of attempt by way of ex action to force neutral tonnage into the service of British trade war Admits Power of U. 8. "The German people know that the ■overnment of the United States has the power to coniine the war to armed forces of the belligerent countries In tbe interest of humanity and mainte nance of International law The gov ernment of the United Stales would have been certain of attaining this eud had It been determined to Insist against Great Britain on the incontro vertible rights to freedom of the seas But as matters stand the German peo pie Is under the Impression that 8:ate», government of the^ United while demanding that Germany, «trug .ling for exl.lence, .hall re.tr.ln the use of an effective weapon and while making compliance with these de ntand* a condition for maintenance of relation* with Germany. confines itself to proteal* against illegal meth I French Occupy Fiorina. Athen» — Much significance I* at tached by Greeks generally to the oe jcupatlonby French troops of the Greek town of Florins, owing to It* location i being only eighteen miles south of Moueatlr. President Backing Brandeis. Washington.- President Wilson has decided to press for early continuation the nomination of Loul« D Brandeis or justice of the supreme court pend months* for several | > ©ds adopted by Germany's enemies. Moreover, the German people knows to what considerable extent Its em emles are supplied with all kinds of war material from the United States, "It will, therefore, be understood that the appeal made by the govern ment of the United States to senti ments of humanity and principles of international law cannot under tbe clr eumstonces meet the same hearty re sponse from the German people which such an appeal otherwise always is cer tain to And here. If the German gov ernment nevertheless Is resolved logo to the utmost limit of concessions It has been guided not alone by the friendship connecting the two great na tions for over one hundred years, but also by the thought of the great doom which threatens the civilized world should tbe cruel and sanguinary war be extended and prolonged. Germany Ready for Peace. 'The German government, con scious of Germany's strength, twice within the.iasl few months announced before the world Us readiness lo make peace on a basis safeguarding Ger many's vital interests, thus indicating that It is not Germany's fault if peace Is still withheld from the nations of Europe. The German government feels all the more Justified in declar ing that responsibility could not he borne before the forum of mankind and In history If after twenty-one months of the war's duration the sub marine question under discussion be tween the German government and the government of the United States were to take a turn seriously threaten ing maintenance of peace between the two nations. Wishes to Prevent Break. "As far as lies with the German government It wishes to prevent things from taking such a course. The Ger man government, moreover, is pre pared to do its utmost to confine oper ations of the war for the rest of its duration to the lighting forces of the belligerents, thereby also insuring freedom of the seas, a principle upon which the German government be lleves, now as before, that it Is agreement with the government the United States. "The German government, guided by this idea, notifies the government of the United States that German naval forces have received the follow Ing order: In accordance with the general principles of visit and search and the destruction of merphant ves sels recognized by International law such vessels, both within and without V*e areq declared a naval war zone, shall not be sunk without warning and without Having human lives unless the ship attempt to escape or offer resist ance.' "But neutrals cannot expect that Germany, forced to fight for existence, shall for the sake of neutral Interests restrict the use of an effective weapon If the enemy is permitted to continue to apply at will methods of warfare violating rules of International law Buch a demand would be Incompatible with the character of neutrality and the Oerman government Is convinced that the government of the United States does not think of making Huch a demand, knowing that the govern ment of the United States repeated ly declares that it is determined to restore the principle of freedom of the seas, from whatever quarter It has been violated. Seeks Mutual Co-operation. "Accordingly, the German govern ment Is confident that In consequence of the new orders issued to the naval forces the government of the United States will also consider all Impedi ments removed which may have been In the way of mutual co-operation to ward restoration of the freedom of the seas during the war, as suggested in the note of July 23, 1915, and it does not doubt that the government of the United States will now demand and insist that the British government •hall forthwith observe the rules of International law universally recog nized before the war. as are laid down In the notes presented by the govern ment of the United States to the Brit ish government December 28, |9M and November 5, 1915. 'Should steps taken by the govern ment or the United States not attain the object It desires to have the laws of humanity followed by all belliger ent nations, the German government would then be facing a new situation In which It must reserve to itself com plete liberty of decision. The undersigned avails himself of this opportunity to renew to the Amer ican ambassador assurance« of high est consideration." and REBELS CONDEMNED TO DEATH E#ur Mere Irish Leaders Shot Many Imprisoned. Dublin.— Four more rebel leaders have beeu executed. This news was made public In Ihe following official communication: "Four prisoners. Joseph Plunkett Edward Daly. Michael O'HanrahHn and William Pearse were sentenced to death and shot Thursday after the sentence had been confirmed by the general commander in chief "Fifteen others sentenced to death were commuted to ten years penal servitude" Fail to Vote at They Talk, •Saratoga Spring* N y Church merobers who fail to support at the polls proposed measures''for and amtaV^ormTlero , iT v. ........ ** ' rltKixteG by J°ht> G Wooley, former candidate for president a "• v«*"*« ZX2Z in the Interest of the league. prohibition meeting tfervnce Anti saloon set spot was Negro Lynched. Hempstead, Texas.-Tom Dtckson a "* fro K 32 oM. was hanged by * mob near here Thursday, at the eg * in the public road where he accused of attacking old school girl. 14 year the Pennsylvania SteeT New Jersey by an overwh«. author,zed the «le of th "* V ° ,e the Bethlehem StLf Pays $32.000,000 for P|, nt Camden. N J.-The stockholders of company of $31.000.000. Steel corporation for HELPING ALLIES' BLINDED SOLDIERS m fH George A. Kessler, s Lusitania survivor, has decided to give up his busi ness to direct the handling of the fund for the blinded soldiers of France Belgium and Orest Britain. He Is an officer and founder of the Permanent Blind Relief War fund. Mra. Kessler will also aid the cause, not only by giving money, but by personal efforts. Already a largo number of Influential and wealthy people of the country have become Interested in this movement and Mr Kessler la hopeful that millions will be contributed. The work will be carried on all over the country. GENERAL OBREGON PLEDGES AID IN RUNING DOWN VILLISTAS WHO CROSSED BORDER. On Assurances That Bandits Have Been Dispersed it is Understood American Troops Will be Speedily Withdrawn. El Paso. Texas.—General Alvaro Ob regon, Mexican minister of war, on Wednesday issued a statement in which he said: "As a result of the conference with General Scott the atmosphere seems now completely cleared up. There is a much better feeling between Amer icans and Mexicans and all tension seems vanished. "An agreement has not been reach ed, but everything is progressing fa vorably and I have the highest hopes that matters will reach a successful culmination." It was reported on göbd authority that General Obregon had received assurances that the terms of the ten tative agreement would be acceptable lo General Carranza. Mexican military men believe that the withdrawal of the American troops front Mexico will take place in about two months, it is said. American off! cers will make no comment on the sub Ject, however. The Mexicans say that in view of the dispositions to be made by General Alvaro Obregon, in co-operating under the tentative agreement made with General Hugh L. Scott, the hunting down of the bandit groups in Chihua hua and Durango ran scarcely take more than that period of time. On assurances from General Car ranza that the bandits are dispersed. Ihe northward movement of American troops will attain full speed and it will not be long until the last trooper crosses over the international boun dary line. FARMER MURDERS PHYSICIAN. nsane Man Shoots Doctor as He Sat in Automobile Ogden. Utah—Dr. C. F. Osgood, aged 48. one of Ogden's wealthy resi dents and a well known physician and surgeon, was shot three times and killed Tuesday evening as he sat in his automobile. The slayer is lieber Burch, aged 34 years, who declares he killed Dr Os good because of a careless operation performed by the surgeon on his head In St. Louis. Mo.. In 1894. Burch is believed lo be insane. Relatives de clare they know of no operation being performed on his heud Moffat Road Falla to Pay. Denver. Colo.—Bondholders of the I Denver g Sal! Lake (Moffat) railroad! received notice Wednesday that the company i s unable to meet the inter est coupons due May 1 . a letter ex ! plaining ,he default and urging C o operation In the plans for financial : improvement accompanied the notice The railroad showed a net g a j n 0 f $151,000 in operating revenue *or th» twelve months ending December HI 1915. according to the statement Packer* Violated Laws. Chicago. Swift * co., packers were found guilty Wednesday bv a ury in the federal oourt on ail twen ty-nine counts in the charging it with violation state commerce 'a»s Indictment • f the inter Michigan for Hughes. 'T' nK ' MUh ~~ ««Pelicans of Michigan, at a harmonious state — . "-re. s : Chartas E. Hughes for president and selected four delegates at large u national convention. * the | GEN. scorn PUN CARRANZA ALSO EXPECTED TO ACCEPT RESULT OF THE BORDER CONFERENCE. Agreement Provides Basis of Co-op eration Which Promises to Pre vent Future Misunderstandings Between Two Republics. Washington.—President Wilson an nounced Thursday night that the ten tative agreement between General Scott and General Obregon covering the future operations of the American and Mexican military forces in Mexi co provides "a basis of co-operation which promises to prevent misunder standings and strengthens the cordial relations of the two republics." Although there was no formal an nouncement of the action, notification that the Scott-Obregon agreement is ascceptable to the American govern ment was telegraphed to General Scott at El Paso by Secretary Baker. General Scott is authorized to ex change formal acceptances with Gen eral Obregon as soon as the latter has obtained the approval of General Carranza. It is expected President Wilson would issue a formal statement re garding the agreement as soon word comes that General Carranza has approved it. No official outline of the plan was available, but it Is known that in substance it provides for an active campaign by Carranza troops against bandits in the region south of the present lines of the American expedition and for the gradual withdrawal of the American forces to the border MISS HELEN G. B0NFILS \ Ai*, t*. ' JÊL W The lapdog it rapidly loalng hit Pl«ce a. . favonte. It I. being filled 0 fe« m0n u ey *' C * U ' * nd * Ven Mttl « P'O B'«». Mi«« Helen G. Bonfil« 0 f Den «7. V Cred Th ' rtySix " ha. adopted take. * taWny Uon cub *"<1 Denve W ' tH Wh# " »bout Fire Chief Killed. cM:°f nK r B ? 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SHIPLERf* Films Cameras * POSTAGE STAMPS 8cruplaa That 8eem Atnu*ln, talned by Royalties Whs# turea War# Used, Tha English post office ment invalidating all thei in Queen Victoria's reign considerable number of niT a table published not long L'Echo de la Tlmbrogloglt, t philatelic Journal, U apport fewer than 3,193 different stamp portraits had been I the end of 1909. King Kth upon 1,080 different stamp, the ranks of royalty Bolin, list with 213 stamps, or as many as Columbus, «bo represented 119 times. When postage stampi flm to use, some people urged effigy of majesty is too iter* as a label for letters, the 1 Guardian observes. "Have the stamps yet?" wrote loyalist In 1840. ''This !■ Insult offered the queen."' nand of Sicily had a speufi manufactured in the stupe so that stamps could be without his portrait oelng the postal officials. The monarch the mort he bit about his majesty Harvest Every bl All through the year < harvested. In January It II great fields of the Ar New Zealand. In Februar; It is cut in the East Indlai The wheat fields are April In Cyprus, Asia and Ctfba, and in May h Japan. June is the bueis month of 'the wb#è year, fbr key, Greece, Spain and France, aa well as moat of ern states of America an wheat. The more northerly itata lea, as well as Austria, parts of Russia do their ering In July. August sees the whaat ered in Great Britain, aid and October for Swedes Peru and South Africa» resting In November sad Facta as to 0» A recent investigate« 1 acteristlcs of sleep quohd sor Jastrow of England Ing division of sleep tween the aexes. At IB It shows that people, k vary little from the a - moet people sleep In ..ay. People who are ere really get as they do so more Jerkily The first quarter of a possesses more rest tl» malning three-quarters This gives a scientific old proverb, "An hourt midnight Is worth two Not that midnight haa with It, but that the does lis in the first pad early times nearly evaff bed a couple hours Feared Llghtnl^ Lightning rods, early days, were In torn down by angry pected them to be a* ures of crops, earthq manifestations of divtt* The first recognition i any government wsa W Venice, which, May $ their adoption for ths public buildings th~ public. Seasoned The xffect of sea bring lAto the same more fibers than wh» green. Ths Custom»* "Look here! 1 dost Ing around here! To* tatlon of stealing lay your hands on as*" "No, sah! No. — dan is customary 'm 0- * sah. "— Kansas City S* Und« "A man dat h° ne ?T said Uncle Eben, mighty Irritated and finds his peacef ter fered with."