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HOME EDITION WEATHER rOKECAST. 13 Ta and ift Tn, air; Sew Mexico and ArlozBa, fair. LATEST NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. EL PASO. TEXAS. THURSDAY EVENING. JUNE 10. 1915. delivered anywhere m cents a month. . 12 PAGES. TWO SECTIONS. TODAY. SINGLE COPT FIVE CENTS. GERMANY WONT YIELD IN "FRYE" CASE tron TODAY'S PRICES bank notes 18 Mexican pesos hjihut currency 3 Carrasza - 1s Bar Sliver, (Handy T - quotations) 49H Copper i " 2' Grains higher Livestock j Mocks strong. '& To Villa Citizens Of Great Britain Lose Lives During Villa Activity At Tuxpam. OBREGONLOSES ARM IN BATTLE Carranza Forces N earing the Mexican Capital-'-Villa Still Gets Arms. . i N instructions from the British 1 J ambassador at Washington H. L M les, British vice consul and c - lunatic representative here, wirejl a ut. nidi d today to Gen. Francisco Villa V at immediate steps be taken to pun ish those responsible for the death of fu-r and the wounding of one- British subject at Tuxpam The casualties re acted m the attack of the Villistas un--r yen Guillermin on the town, which w located in the oil fields. A demand i alo contained in the message that f ptr reparation to the families of t-e dead and wounded be made at once. Tl, T. locmm n-an Mnt tn fZn Villa a .puiscalientes, where he has gone! to mrfer with IJiaz Lomoardo, nls m ' -ter of foreyzn relations, and eorge C Carothers, special agent of t e state department, relative to the V llson note. Pour Killed. i ording to official advices received t Mr Mjles, four persons were killed a Tuxpam, instead of four wounded. i one killed, the figures contained in 1 f tirst reports All of those -killed o mounded were non combatants. The u tk occurred on June 0- Those ; 'led were & B. Jones, A. T. Graves, a" 1 Mrs. Millard and her child. Mr. rii.Iard was badl wounded. All of ie casualties resulted when the non Lmvatants were seeking: safety. Obregon Lone Arm. mfirmation of the report that Gen. raro Ob-egon lost his right arm in fighting around Leon is contained in a.n official dispatch from Veracruz. 1e dispatch states that Obregon was t'civ by a shell while directing oper ations but that he refused to abandon 1- s command until victory was assured. "U i- n ph sicians told him after the kittle that he might die he said. l uor'ling to the official message: "I ai Killing to give my life to my coun- t Tell the Ilrst cluer for me that I fell doing my duty to the Constltu tiopi cause." Obregon is now out of c ingtr the report states. Carranxa Near Capital. Yerrcruz advices state that the at i k on Mexico Cit is progressing r if di The Carranctstas under Gen. T - b1 i Gonzales are advancing in a se-M circle from the east and south pri an attempt will be made to cut off "i retreat of the Zapatistas into "SI irtlos A number of the cannon cap-tj-ei at Leon hc.ve already been sent in eracruz -nl from there to Gen. Gonzales. Mlln In Retreat, t Tlista advices leceived here state fir tne Villa forces have taken up stn rtr positions at Largos de Moreno, tih ic Cafanza adTices declare that orb a -ea: jruard w.is lef at that point ard tl"U the main Villa army has re-ii-fl on ffaascaliertes and is prepar licr to continue north to Torreen. With "'l 'econ wounded. it is doubtful whether an general offensive will be r dc bv the Carrancistas for some Bis mmnnitinn Shipments. Tlue shipments of ammunition have r v made in the lat ten days through tli- port of Juarez an average of about 10n haq rounds having been sent over d-iil During last week about (09.06 ro'irds were crossed Monday-of this trfek the shipments totaled ZSl.OOO tojii's and on Tuesdav 450,000 was --'-sea About 1000 rifles have been cossm in ine same time Villa' Reply To AVI I no n. ViITa representatives here and in Juarez still are without definite word B' to the status of the Villa reply to V evident Wilson's note. They pro cse1 to be without information on ho Washington report that Manuel F nilla who passed through El Paso te cste-dsy. carried Villa's reply. BORDER SITUATION IS GROWING MORE SERIOUS Uisun Tex. June 10 The Mexican r.i--der situation is growing more se r ous. actordmg to sheriff Jack Allen, of Terrell county, who Is here today conferring with dj Gen. Hatchings. Fheriff Allen has offered his services to the state in assisting the rangers In s-pprcssing brigandage by Mexican ojtlaws along the border and which his alreadj led to the killing of sev eral rangers DETAILS FOR MOBILIZING ARIZONA TROOPS RECEIVED Phoenix, Ariz., June 10 Detailed in structions for the mobilization of the i ational guard of Arizona in case ot war m Mexico, were received from the war department by AdJL Gen. Charles W Harris today. One line of instructions says small pox ai.d yellow 'fever are prevalent in Mexico, therefore rigid physical exam inations of all soldiers are required. Drop the "Head" From "Figurehead" and You Have "Figure" That's Bryan BRITISH TORPEDO Trie Var At a Glance CAPTURE of the Austrian town of Monfalcone is announced in an official communication from Home. Gen. Cadorna, Italian chief of staff, reports that the town was occupied after stubborn fight ing along the Isonzo river. Mon falcone lies three miles east of the river and about an equal distance north of the gulf of Trieste. It is I miles northwest of the city of Trieste, against which the Italian invasion presumably Is directed. Possession of Manfalcone would, be of strategic importance to the Italian, particularly as that point is connected by railways with Trieste. At various points along the Ison zo river sharp fighting has occurred and several successes for the Ital ians are announced, but it is con ceded the Austrians are still hold ing dominating positions an the right, or west, bank of the river. Teutonic Successes la Bast. Uninterrupted successes for the Austrians and Germans in Galicla are claimed in Vienna, where it is said the advance south of the Dniester is continuing. In central Galicia and the Baltic provinces, however, the Russians .parently are resisting the advances' with more success. IiOKsefi at Sea. German submarine attacks con tinue fruitful a number of small vessels being reported sunk. A Berlin dispatch concedes that the German lost a vessel, a collier, in the Baltic engagement of last week and that another was dam aged. It is asserted in Petrograd that a German transport and tor pedo boat teas sunk. Sporadic FlEhtlnc In Meat. War reports from Paris and Ber lin respecting the situation in the west shew that a series of sporadic engagements is in progress. On each sMe arlnor successes Have been woa. Toe French attack srnth of lArrss, wfarca Won for the allies a Io9g section of German trenches near Hehutarne, apparently is not being followed up. Five More Vrsaels Sunk. Five more British vessels, of which four were trawlers, have been sunk by German submarines. TO ISSUE WARRANTS FOR CLAIMS IN MISCELLANEOUS BILL Austin, Tex, June 10. Acting upon the opinion of the atorney general s department, controler H. B. Terrell has decided, to issue warrants in payment if items and claims carried in the mts celaneous appropriation bill9 passed at the first special session of the Thirty fourth legislature. The controler a few days ago announced he would not ap prove or issue any warrants in pay ment of claims called for In this bill because it did not pass in the house Dy the necessary two-thirds to put it into immediate effect. The attorney gen eral's department gave an opinion to the governor in which it was held that such claims could be paid at once, that under the constitution an appropria tion bill for the support of the state government became effective as soon as approved by the goernor. Among the Items provided for in this bill is one for 518,000 for a Texas exhibit at the Panama Pacific ex position. INVESTIGATES MARKETING CONDITIONS IN TEXAS CITIES Austin, Tex, June 10. An investica tkm into the marketing system preva lent in the various eities of Texas is beinjr made by G. C White of Washing ton, D. C, representative of the trans portation and storage investigations bureau of the federal department of atrriculture. Mr. White spent some time here conferring with shippers and traffic men ana ais owitn tne Department ot agriculture. This bureau has recently imagurated a new service which is proving of great value to shippers gen erally over the country. At present the service is devoted to four commodities, tomatoes, strawberries, peaches and cantekiupe. Mr. White said that the service has already proved successful, the plan is to prevent the market from heme overflowed and to distribute ship ments equitably. ' TEXAS SCHOOLS ARE GIVEN $275,000 OF FUND IN JUNE .Austin, Tex, June 10. Apportion ment of the available school fund for the month of June was announced to day by Prof. W. F. Doughty, state su perintendent of public instructions. The amount apportioned is 275,090. This makes a total of J6.75 thus far apportioned out of a -total apportion ment of JB for this fiscal year. The remainder. JL23. to be oportioned, will be for the months of July and August. SOLDIER-STABS COMRADE WHO THREATENS DRENCHING Douglas," Ariz, June 10 Because be was threatened with drenching with a bucket of water, private Nicholas Mer koVIcs is said to have stabbed Corp. Leo McCormick. field drum major of the 18th infantry band. Corp. McCormick died. CAPTAIN OF INTERNED SHIP IS STILL IN UNITED STATES. Norfolk. Va.. June 10. Commander Thlerichsen of the interned German cruiser Prinz Eitel Fiiedrich, reported in Paris dispatches to have been ar rested aboard an Italian steamer in the disguise of a cook, is now aboard the interned vessel here. Third surgeon Nolter Is away from the ship and an inquiry is being made. TUENCH FEAST !SII TUWLEBS IS IE Hi ALSO 5E9T TO German Colonel Celebrates Wedding Anniversary as Shells Burst Overhead. Northern France. June 10. To the seeker after sensations is commended a luncheon at the German front, in an "Unterstand" or protected underground cave house occupied by some officer in the immediate neighborhood of a bat tery of heavy) artillery. Let him preferably come directly to the cave, from the front trenches at a time when the firing has been heavy, and where be has been able to see rows upon rows of edad between the German and French lines; and where also he has been given a "limps ot real warfare and some of its hard ships, and if possible let him choose the colonel's wedding anniversary for the day of his visit, for then there will be, out in the veritable wilderness, champagne in honor of the occasion and perhaps a lively piano to offset the shrieking of the shells as they tear overhead. This opportunity to make a study m contrasts was afforded an Associated Press correspondent on a recent tour of northern France. The morning had been devoted to in specting the remarkable trenches that form a veritable underground cltyj with "houses" that have "all the com forts of home." Overhead the German shells shrieked continuously, and their devastating effect could be seen in part by circumspect glimpses over the top of the trenches. The way led lv the Bavarian colonel was through the winding, twisting. saddealy inro a littie wooded clump less than a tfcetsaaad yards from the French trenches and not twice that from their batteries. Just behind the trees was a German battery that one could hear but not see. With a twinkle in his eye. the Bavarian colonel turned sharply to the right, down a neat and well-built pair of steps and along a path flanked by flowers. The path led into a spacious room, the ceiling of which was about on a level with the ground, perhaps a little lower. At the entrance stood a mahog&Jiy piano. Comfortable chairs stood about. On one wall was a book case, and on another a big map with the German lines indicated by little flags. In the center was a long table, with spotless linen and gleaming white china. A vase of flowers added the final touch. 'las Wedding; A&nli ersary- Smiling, the colonel took his place at the head of the festive board, in vited the correspondent to a seat at his side, and waved to his accompanying officers to take their seats. He ad mitted, a little diffidently, that it was his wedding anniversary and that he felt like celebrating. His officers were in the midst of con gratulations when Bang went one of the guns in the battery just to the rear, and the shell could be plainly heard as it tore over the roof of the little dwelling, so Incongruous in the midst of all the evidences of active warfare. For reply one of the musically talented officers Jumped up and ran to the piano and struck up the wedding march. Its strains boomed out in the little room, and were drowned for a second as another Boom sounded from tho battery. No luncheon In a big city could have been more tastefully arranged nor could have tasted one-half as good. From some mysterious recess a serv ant summoned by an Improvised elec tric bell drew forth red and whlte wine, and then champagne. The colonel apologized for the shortage of glasses, only one apiece, and that champagne had to be drunk from a claret glass rinsed out with spring water after servin gits first purpose. ASQUITH GETS READY TO ASK ANOTHER HUGE SUM ! London. Eng, June 10. Premi.r Asquith announced in the bouse of com mons this afternoon that a further vote of credit would be discussed on Tuesday of next week. It is understood that the new vote will be for 250,0000,000 pounds sterling ($1,250,000,000). or 100,000,000 pounds sterling ($l.00,000,000.j JAPANESE ARE ItEGIlETING RESIGNATION" OF I-RYAN. Toklo, Japan. June 10 Japanese newspapers geenrally express regret oer the resignation of W. J. Bryar as American secretary of state, idai. much as they regard him as the friend of Japan. The resignation is generally regarded as Indicating that the attitude of the United States toward Germany will be a determined one. CAN'ADLVN AVIATOR IS DECORATED BY FRANCE Paris, France. June 10. Lieut. A. J. Warneford.1 Canadian aviator, who on Monday destroyed a German Zeppelin, has been given the cross of the Legion of Honor, upon the recommendation of Gen. Joffre. Warneford was award ed the Victoria cross Tuesday by king George of England POSTPONE CIIARLTO?: CVSC; JURORS ARE ALL AT WAR. Brescia, Italy, June 10. Because .ill the jurors on three jury lists are now soldiers at the front, it is regarded as certain that the case of Porter Chari ton, the American charged with the murder of his wife. wi)l have to tx postponed. The assize court has been unable to sit because of the lack of TIE BOTTOM German Submarines Torpedo and Sink Torpedo-Boats No. 10 and No. 12. 41 SURVIVORS TAKEN ASHORE Great Britain s Naval Losses Since Outbreak 0 War Are Given at 6409. . ONDON, Bag, June 10. Two Brit- ish torpedo boats were torpedoed g . tnis morning on tne east coast or "" England by a German submarine. The boats are the No. 10 and the No. IX. Both ot them went to the bottom. The survivors, 41 in number, have been brought ashore. The attack took 'place at a very early hour. This information was given out by the admiralty today. Famishing Crew Rettcued. The trew of the trawler Velocity, which has been sunk at sea by a Gei- man submarine, were landed at Hartle pool this morning after being 42 hours at sea in a small boat without food or water. The men were in a terrible state of esr-.- ' "l?11 !5Mi."!ii? JJSJl - A The submariBe fired fire shells at the Velocity to send her to the bottom. Fire Other Trawlers Sunk. The Grimsby steam trawler Notting ham was sunk in the North sea Mon day by the shell fire of a German sub marine. The crew was saved. A news dispatch received here from ! Maas Luis says the crews of the British trawlers Qui Vie and Edward, who have been sunk by German submarines, were rescued by a Dutch steamer and brought Into Maas Luis. The trawlers Tunisian and Castor have been sunk by a German subma rine. The Tunisian's crew, which was allowed five minutes in which to leave the boat, arrived here today. Bombs were used against both vessels. The Castor's crew was picked up at sea. Britain Naval Losses, CI 00. The total number of officers and men who perished through the sinking of British naval craft since the outbreak of the war is 6498, according to a state ment male by T. J. McNamary, finan cial secretary of the admiralty, in the house of commons this afternoon. Tnis total does not include the men who lost their lives on the mine layer Princess Irene and the British battle ship Bulwark. .GREAT BRITAIN PUTS NEW PENSION RATES INTO EFFECT London. Eng, June 10 The new rates of pensions to disabled soldiers have just gone into effect. Privates who are totally Incapacitated will re ceive $c.2S a week, with an additional allowance of 65 cents a week for eaqh child of his family. Non-commisionea officers will receive from $7 to $10 a week pensin. Widows of privates get $2.50 to $8.75 a week, with 50 cents to $1.25 allowance for each child. The war office has also decided to introduce a "family allowance" for married soldiers living at their own homes. Under this scheme, those eli gible for this scheme of pay will re ceive from $5 to $9 a week in place of the usual rates of lodgings, rations AUSTRIAN AIRMEN ATTACK SERVIAN ARSENAL; KILL 3 Paris. France. June 10 The Havas "lAWR IffalMMr has VtaVsliTu) 4 4iant.h 'rem its correspondent at Nish. Servia. wno says mat early tnis morning three Austrian aeroplanes flew over Kraguy evats. where there Is an arsenal, and dropped three bombs. Three persons were killed and 10 wounded Servian aviators pursued and at tacked the Austrian airships. One Aus trian airship, struck bv bullets, fell tr earth in Austrian territory. GERMAN BALTIC INVASION TURNS TO A RETREAT Berlin, Germany. June 10 The offi cial announcement from army head quarters today states that German forces which invaded the Baltic pro vinces of Russia have retreated. The statement says that the German wins southeast of Shavli has withdrawn to the south towards the Beisagola-Zo-ginie line. GERMANS SINK STEAMER CAPTURED BV BRITISH. London, Eng, June 10. The British steamer Erna Boldt has been torpedoed and sunk off Harwich by a German submarine. The members of the crew were saved. The Erna Boldt was for merly a German steamer. She was captured by the British and put Into service by them. BODY nECOVEREDIS NOT THAT OF VANDERIHLT. London, Eng, June 10. The repre sentative in London ot the Vanderbtlt family received word from Queens town, Ireland, this afternoon that a body reported recovered on the coast of county Clare Wednesday night was not that of Alfred G. Vanderbtlt. The body was found by an old woman col lecting seaweed. BOATS SINK TASK CONFRONTS ITALY T" HIS map shows liow far the Italians have penetrated into the mountain valleys of lrenttno and the Tyrol, and how tar they stal have to gs be fore they can expect to gain possession ef any tfomt of prime importance. as well as the mountain chain which fauvance. From the viewpoint of an invading amy, the Tyrol -eeaslots. af jttst oae thing railroad Hne to Vienna, which comes from Verona, in Italy, up the .valley of the Adige to Trent, and thence northeast over the divide by the loity ttrenner pass (A) to Innsbruck, me entire country is a noddle of lofty SBeweapped peaks and -narrow, rocky valleys, with few and poor roads. The railroad, to either army operating in this region, is the only life-line. The Italian troops at the outset of hostilities struck across the frontier at about seven points, at f oub of which they have made gains. These four point', were the pass at Fente Caffaro, from Lombardy, northwest ef Lake Cards, lead ing into the Giudicana valley (B) due east to Trent; the direct route up the valley of the 'Adige (Q-frsui Verona, following the railroad; across the moan tains from the Asiago plateau, 40 miles further east, down the Sugana valley (D) to Trent, by way of Borgo; and in he Odore region to Cortina (E) north to the branch railroad line which joins the main Innibruek-Trent line at Brixen. In the Tonale pass, north of Ponte Caffaro, and at several other points be- mu unmm lutiicuieu, am im ue easiy in ine iarntc .dips, were nas bees light ing but apparently little progress. The shaded portions on the map indicate the approximate territory so far covered by the Italian advance. It will be seen that they have made most of their progress east from Peate Caffaro, toward Trent, and by the frontal attack straight up the Adige valley by way of Ala. Bat it is also evident that, even if Trent is taken, the real invasion of the Tyrol and of Austria has just begun. Forty-fiye miles beyond Trent the Italian armies mint fight uphill to the Brenner pass, and, even supposing Innsbruck taken, they would still be 266 miles from Vienna. OHIO ROLES MEXICO C H: GONZALES GARZA IS DEPOSED Convention, Meeting at Capital, Deprives Provisional President Gonzales Garza of Power and Chooses His Successor; 480 Foreigners Are Now On Their Way to Veracruz. XT tASHI2,GTON, d. c, June 10. y Roque Gonzales Garza, head " v or tBe Vllla-Zapata govern ment In Mexico City, was deposed Wednesday, June 9. by the convention in session there. Lagos Chazaro. a Villa delegate from Chihuahua, was elevated to the provisional presidency. State department dispatches told of the change. Lagos Chazaro is 48 years of age. He was born at Flacotalpam. state of Veracruz, where the family has large holdings. Until the final triumph of the Madero revolution, Chazaro. who was a prominent lawyer, was accredited a Diaz supporter. He was . resident Ma dero's governor of Veracruz. . When Huerta seized the capita, Cha zaro fled to this country, entering at Galveston. He made Ma way to the Sonora border and for a time was lo cated at Hermosillo. Later he entered Chihuahua and joined Villa, though not in a military capacity Foreign refugees from Mexico City, numbering 480, crossed the break in the railway to Pachuca Wednesday, enroute to Veracruz, according to ad vices to the state department today from consul Sllllman at Veracruz. The train probably will reach Veracruz to day or tomorrow morning and the refugees probably will be transferred immediately to the United Slates trans port Bur ford. American KI1U Robbers. A messase from the Brazilian minis ter In Mexico City said W. P. Moats, an American resident, shot and killed two Mexicans Tuesday night while they were attempting to rob his house. It was the fourth time within the last few months that Xoats's house bad been attacked by robbers, the message saia. jioais was arrested and tae Bra silian minister reported he had obtained mm raacaev WIIQ OllllCUliy. interposes the most effective barriers to A message from special agent Carothers, dated Gomez Palaeto, Juno ..said Villa's secretary of foreign af fairs bad left for the front that day to deliver president Wllson'a statement on Mexico to his chief. Carothers added: "Reports received yesterday indicate that the battle Is continuing fiercely with all advances on Villa's side. A message from Monterey forwarded to the Red Cross a request for 20.000 cakes of hand soap "to Improve the sanitary condition of the poor.1 CHAZARO IS NOT KNOWN; VILLISTAS DISCLAIM HIM None of the Villa officials or former Chihuahua residents know who Lagos Chazaro la They say he is not a Vlllista and is not a delegate from the Chihuahua Villistas to the convention. Villa's friends declare Chazaro must be a Za patista, since no one in the north has heard of him. I 60 CAPTURED CARRANZA TROOPS ARE EXECUTED Eagle Pass. Texas. June 10. Villa troops under Gen. Hernandez on Mon day executed (0 Carrandsta prisoners near Muzquiz. Coahuila. according to a report received Wednesday night by Villa officers in C P. Diaz. United States consul Blocker com pleted arrangements Wednesday with Villa authorities to send food supplies furnished by the American Red Cross to Monclova, where, it is said, many famlHes are destitute. Two hundred thousand rounds of rifle an munition were destroyed tn a fire at Pledras Negras Wednesday. A Villa soldier on guard duty acctdentallyxdis- lease of gasoline, which exploding. cnargea Bis rine. tne bullet striking a started the fire. Imperial Government Reads Own Meaning Into United Slates-Prussia Treaty. WOULD "SNK," NOT "DETAIN" Germany Claims, In Effect Right to Destroy any U. 5. Ship With Contraband. WASHINGTON. D. C. June 10. Germany's latest note to tbe United States on the sink' ing of the American sailkg ship Wm. P. Frye by the Priaz Eitel Frierlrich. received here today, makes the far reaching claim of a right Va destroy any American vessel carrymg contra band, while agreeing to pay damages for the act. TasanointanssJeJswlinitedStaLtea are xejeated by Germany. One was the statement of the American government w its note of April 38 that prize court praceedinqB meant unnecessary delay, all Blatters concerned being susceptible for prompt settlement through diplomatic channels; and the other was that the destruction of the Frye was unques tionably a violation of the obligations imposed upon the imperial government under existing treaty -stipulations be tween the United States and Prussia.'' Treaty Says "Detain." Under the Prussia-American treaty of ISIS, the binding force of which was admitted by Germany la its note of April 5, the right of citizens of either country to ship arms and ammunition as well as all other kinds of contraband in their own vessels was granted in time of war, but each party had the right to detain such contraband and make payment for it if confiscated. Germany Reads Between lines. The note from Germany today en larges upon the treaty of 1823 by claim ing that while the treaty did not spe cifically permit the destruction of a ship, nevertheless, if its contraband could not be stopped in any other way, it could "in the extreme be effected by the destruction of the contraband and of the ship carrying it." The effect of Germany's answer today, rf its assertions are accepted by the United States, would be to throw into the prize court Tor decision all questions of whether destruction of an American vessel cohatKirted an extreme case of military necessity. London Declaration Not Ratified. International law, ontstde of treaty stipulations, has contained many a mooted case on that point. While the deelaraUoa of London established final ly that, in ease of military necessity. a ship whose cargo was more than half contraband could be destroyed aSter passengers and crew were removed to a place of safety, the declaration was not ratified by the United States, ex press notice having been given again by the American government to Ger many in the note of April 2S that the declaration was not regarded as ia force. The treatv of 1799 with Prussia, to which the German note refers, expired by its own limitations in 1810 but its provisions, which are applicable to the present case, were revived by articles of the treaty of 1828. The American government, in its negotiation on the "I" case, nas referred to the treaty of 1S28. while the German replies have referred to it as the treaty of ITSs. Text ot German Note. The following ia the German repli: "Foreign office. Berlin. June 7. 1815. "The undersigned has the honor to make the following reiily to the note of his excellency, Mr. James W Qerard, ambassador of the United States of America, dated April 30; 1915. foreign office N. 3291, on the subject or the sinking of the American sailing vessel. Wm. P. Frye. by the German auxiliary cruiser Prinz Eitel Friedrich. Germany Denies Treaty Violated. "The German government cannot ad mit that, as the American government assigned, the destruction of the sailing vessel mentioned constiuttes a viola tion of the treaties concluded between Prussia and the United States at an earlier date and now applicable to the relations between the German empire and the United States, or of the Amer ican rights derived therefrom. For these treaties did not have the intention ot depriving one of the contracting par ties engaged in war of the right of -stopping the supply of contraband to nis enemy wnen ne recognises the sup ply of such as detrimental to his mili tary interests. Mot Sink: Ships. "On the contrary, article 13 of the Prussian-American t-eaty of July 11, 1799, expressly reserves to the party at (Continued on rare -. CoL 4).