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YOU XLV NO. 19.
OMAHA, NATUHDAY MOHX1XU, JULY K 1915-.SLXTEEN PAGES.
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OF SM KILLING
LONG AGO TO TELL
Mrs. Maria Porter of Quitman, Mo.,
Who Saw Killing; of Cowman
and Son Threatened with
Death if She Talks
STATE OF IOWA GUARDS HER
Tout Men Now Under Arrest on
Murder Charges in Case Inyoly.
inj Hidden Treasure.
GOLD PLANTED BY JAMES BOYS?
BEDFORD, la.. July . With
four men nder aurrest for alleged
complicity In the murder of a
wealthy stockman and his son at
Blam, la., In September, 1868, and
arrangements made for the protec
tion of the state's chief witness,
representatives of General Cosson'e
office tonight said they were pre
pared for the next phase of Taylor
county's double murder and burled
treasure. This, they said, would-
come up Tuesday, when the prelimi
nary hearing of the defendants
Bates Huntsman, Samuel Scrlvner
and Henry Damewood, will be called
in the local court.
C. A. Robbins, ssslstant attorney gen
eral, left tonight for Dca Moines for
a conference with his chief, Attorney
General Cosson, after arrangements had
been made to insure the appearance of
'Mrs. Maria Porter of Quitman. Mo., at
the hearing Tuesday.
, Witnessed KllUnaj.
She Is the woman, who, as a 14-year-'ld
girl, is aald to- have witnessed the
killing of the cattleman, Velleved to have
been Nathaniel Smith of St Joseph, Mo.,
and his son, and the subsequent burial
,ef $SO,000 on the old Collins farm near
Samuel Scrlvner, the wealthiest man
among the defendants. In an Interview
here today characterized the whole pre
'ceftding aa a "huge Joke." The Dime
.woods, notwithstanding,, they declined to
treat the matter seriously.
Another version of th treasure story
cam to light, when old residents said
the money had been burled on tho farm
by the James boys, after they had robbed
a bank. Thlo waa said to account for
their interest in locating It In after years.
The loss of the plat in a fire which
burned the house on the place and the
death of Joathan Oaik the only mem
ber of tha bang, who knew where It had
been buried. IV waa claimed, made ueoea
aary the search that extended through
so many years. . ,
Dsmweod Arrilte ' ' "
The Dame woods were arraigned here
and, after pleading not guilty, were re
leased on bonds Of 16,000 each,
Scrlvner, the most prominent of the
quartet, la 76 years old and reputed to
be very wealthy.. He Is a leading mem
ber of tha Masonic order In this section.
Huntsman Is a white-bearded man of 7T
yeara of age, who Is aald to have lost
most of his fortune in seeking to find
tha hidden treasure. The four vigorously
denied the charges against them. They
have been respected citizens for nearly
li half century. Among their friends
and acquaintances there appeared today
to be a tendency to treat tho whole ei
fatr as a joke. Assistant Attorney Gen
eral Robbins, hdwever. Insists that his
Investigation ahowa that the case will
prove a strong one when It Is called for
"Smith came to Siam from St. Joseph,
Mo., we learn," said' Mr. Bulman. "At
tho time he waa engaged to a girl whom
ha later married. This girl's son la now
In Bedford. We have -found (43,000 of tbo
' Bars one Will Teetfty.
QUITMAN, Mo., July . Mrs. Maria
TVirtcr, wife of Henry Forter, ,a coal
miner here, admitted today she wit
nessed the killing of the wealthy cattle
man . near 81am, la., and declared she
(Continued on Tage Two, Column Two.)
Forecast till T p. m. Saturday;
, For Omaha, Council Bluf fa and Vlcin
Jty Showers; not much change In tem
perature. Tcaaperataro at Omnhn Yesterday.
8 a, m 63
1915. 1914. 1913. 1912.
.. 74 93 83 9
..63 te 68 7b
.. US M 7 87
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Temperature and precipitation depart
ures from tha normal: -
Normal temperature 76
Deficiency for the day 8
Total deficiency since March 1 113
Normal precipitation 13 inch
Deficiency for tho day 13 inch
Total rainfall since March 1.. 11 92 Inches
Deficiency since March 1 I & Inches
Deficiency for cor. period. 1914. .Winch
Utfloieiuy for cor. period, 19U. 1.11 Inches
Reports (roan Stations at I I". M.
Station and Stat Temp. High- Rain
of Weather. 7 p. m. eat fall.
rhoyenne, cloudy 71
Davenport, cloudy 73
Denver, partly cloudy.... M
Deo Moines, cloudy it
Dodge City, clear 84
lender, clear 73
North Platte, pt cloudy 76
Omaha, partly cloudy..,. 68
Pueblo, cloudy 93
Rapid City, cloudy
fait Lake City, cloudy... 74
banta 1. clear U
Sioux CUy, cUer 73
Valentino, cloudy 7s
J JtjY. 1S m
' V 8 p m
J, Tpf 4 p. m...
' I it ' p-m -'
8 p. m...
'T Indicates traca of precipitation.
L. A. W E LIS H. Local Forecaster.
THE LIBERTY BELL
Thousands March Fait Historic
Relic in Spite of the Rain of
MAKES TRIP OVER THE STATE
Fully 4 0,000 people eaw the Lib
erty bell while It was on display In
Omaha, In spite of the rain and dis
Vet the five hours time allowed
for Omaha to view the famous old
relic was not enough, so great was
the crowd and so enthusiastic the re
ception. Several thousand more peo
ple had to be content with a long
distance view from the railroad via
ducts and other points of vantage,
because they could not get near the
bell during the few hours It was
parked for public display.
As It was being pulled out of the city
over the Burlington, to continue Its long
Journey to the Ban Franctsio exposition,
throngs gathered at points of vantage
near the depots and all along the rail
road to the city limits, shouting and wav
ing farewell to the aacred relic of the
Line Several Blocks Long.
Babes In arms and aged men and wo
men. Invalids and crlpplea. rich and poor.
all forgot their work and business and
crowded anxloualy In long lines toward '
the place of display on Jackson street
between Ninth and Tenth, with the one
common thought of seeing the historic
piece of moulded metal. At times the
lines of waiting people were aeveral
blocks long, and many militiamen, police
officers and detectives and railroad and J
special officers were required to handle
All estimates of the crowd agreed that
it numbered -at leaat 40.000, some being as
high as 45.000, based upon approximate
counts of the throng as It surged by the
special car on which the bell was placed.
At times the passing crowd numbered aa
high as 260 per minute.
Patriotic tunes by a fife and drum corps
and several bands enlivened the scans,
and at Intervals the forty-eight girls,
representing the states of the union and
standing around the bell on the special
car. Joined in singing "America" and
other national songs. They gave out free
pamphlets telling tho history ot tho bell,
but the crowd was so great that the sup
ply waa exhausted long before 'the bell
was awitched away.
If anybody In Greater Omaha slept a
single wink after 6:30 a. m. It was not
the fault of tha city's faithful siren whis
tle. It blew so long and loud about that
hour that folks living in Benson. Flor
ence, Dundee, South Omaha, and even
Bellevue, heard-' -It' distinctly too. dls-
tlctly, If they wanted to sleep later.
The bell was. about fifteen, minutes be
hind Jts schedule In being set on the spur
track on Jackson street, between Ninth
A early as S o'clock, before the bell ar
rived at the parking place on Its special
car, fifteen or. twenty working men were
waiting to see it." Most ot them were
night worker, on their way borne, and
It would be their only chanos to view the
precious old relic ,
Omaha Arrangements Excellent.
"It certainly marks an epoch in tbo
history of Omaha," asserted Captain C.
B. Adams of the Sons of the Revolution
eommHteer aa he viewed tho reception
given tho bell. "Omaha Is lucky to have
the bell come here, and tha citizens cer
tainly are showing great patriotism and
enthusiasm fitting to the rare occasion."
"You are doing yourself proud In re
ceiving the bell," said Chairman Lewis
Hutt of the Philadelphia city council
committee to City Commissioner Kugel,
chairman of tho Omaha committee. "Tha
Omaha arrangements are excellent and
tho reception lives up to our idea of tho
true western spirit. Wo are glad wa
stopped off at Omaha." .
Flowero for tho Bell.
A huge wreath of flowers, larger In
diameter than tho bell Itaelf, was taken
to tho car by delegations from tho Omaha
and Isaac Sadler ohaptera of tho Daugh
ters of tho American Revolution, and
members personally placed it over the
framework supporting the bell, so that
tho wreath hung down over tho relic.
Beneath tho bell lay the original wooden
yoke, from which the bell hung when It
pealed forth the message of liberty In
1776. Omaha was specially honored In
this respect, for it was said by Phlladel
pblans accompanying tho- bell -that tho
old yoka had not been exhibited publicly
on the present trip until Omaha was
Foar Officers on Onard.
The yoke had been kept in tho bag
gage car of tho special Liberty Bell
train, and was noticed there by Com
missioner Robert Manley of tho Com
mercial club and other Omahans of tho
reception committee. Mr. Mullen of tho
Burlington route Immediately got a dray
man and secured permission to tsko tho
yoke to the bell's apodal car, where it
was placed on exhibition for tho first
time on tho trip.
On constant auard arnunH R ln
were four of Philadelphia's
officers, memlters of the traffic squad.
They were: J. W. Frank. James Jack,
son. William Bykes and James Quirk.
Each wore on his arm a special embroid
ered design of the bell.
Many cameras were carrWf hv riv.
who viewed tho bell, and thxr .n.h
many pictures. In spite of the cloudy sky.
Ia striking contrast to the handling of
crowda at somo other cities where tho bell
baa been ahown Omaha's Liberty bell
crowd did not have a single accldeat,
fantlng or Injury, for which tho commit
tee. Commissioner Kugel, the police and
the militia received many compliments.
A number of mothers lifted their babies
over tho car rail and handed tho young,
stars Into tho arms of tha guards, who
let tho kiddles touch tho bell for an In
stant Star Drapla tho Rain.
Even when It rained tho girls on tho
ear stuck to their posts, holding umbrel
las with one hand while giving out pam
phlets with tho other. Many venders of
souvenirs found ready sales among the
crowds, so that lota of people were wear.
(Continued vu Page Four, Cotuma One ,
NEW FRENCH PERISCOPE GUN It permits firing
from the trenches without exposing the soldier to the
SALE TO THE UNION
Circuit Court of Appeals Sustains
Position of Minority Stockhold
ers of Grand Island Road-
VIOLATION OF FEDERAL LAW
ST. LOUIS. ' July , 9. The federal
circuit court ot appeals today .per
petnally enjoined the Union Pacific
Railway company from selling to the
St. Joseph & Grand Island railroad
thlrty-slx miles of track between
Hastings and Gibbon, Neb.
The Injunction was sought by minority
stockholders of the Grand Island road on
tho claim that it Involved a violation of
tho federal anti-trust law. The court
held that tho minority stockholders could
not appeal to the anti-trust law, as that
was a function of the government In such
cases. The Injunction was granted on
The purchase was voted by the majority
stockholders ot the Orand Island, tho
majority of the stock being held by tha
Russia Fights with
, Undrilled Recruits
BERLIN, July 8. (By Wireless to
BayvHle.) According' to private reports
from tho Russian Poland front to tho
Overseas news agency, the Russians
have brought up fresh reserve troops cf
excellent raw material, but without drill
practice. In tho region of Krasnlk and In
Bessarabia and are making a last stand.
evidently . covering a general retrograde
movement. ' The Russian attacks invari
ably have been repulsed.
Russian officers, the advices say, are
directing machine gun fire upon their
own fleeing troops and Increasing their
CINCINNATI. July . While twenty
nine bodies of victims of tho storm of
Wednesday night had been recovered. It
waa still Impossible early today to give
a definite estimate of the losa of Ufa,
A score or more of persons were reported
missing. Among the missing were ' six
members of tho crew of tho towboat
Convoy, which waa ounk in the Ohio
river. Tho other persons reported missing
are believed to have been In the wrecked
buildings or on some craft on the river
when the storm broke:
Wilson Line Ship
Sunk by Submarine
LONDON, July 8.-Tho Wilson line
steamship Guldo, from Hull for Archi
angel. Russia, was sunk off tho coaat
of Scotland yesterday by a German sub
marine. Tho crew of the Guido was saved.
Omaha is a division head
quarters for the railway
mail service recognition
by the government of the
importance and strategic
value of the city's location
as a center for mail distribution.
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Kaiser's Domain in Southwest
Africa Passes to Control of the
CONDUCTS MASTERLY CAMPAIGN
PRETORIA. South Africa, July 9.
(Via London.) General Botha,
commander of the forces of the
Union of South Africa, bag accepted
the surrender of alt German military
forces In German Southwest Africa.
The Germans surrendered uncondition
ally following tho Issuance of Oeneral
Botha's ultimatum, which expired at I
o'clqck Thursday evening. With tho ex
cept'lon of the necessary army of occupa
tion, the cltlxcn army will be brought
homo as quickly as possible.
After suppressing the rebellion against
British authorities in tho Union ot South
Africa. General Botha took command ot
British operations against Oerman
Southwest Africa and headed an lnva
tlon of that territory late In February.
His operations were reported to be uni
Tha forces under his command rap
tured Olymblngue on May 4. Two days
later It wasannounced that ha had oc
cupied the tirlportarrt railway Junction of
Karlbfb and other stations after a march
of thirty-five miles over a waterless
waste. Windhoek, capital of the Oerman
territory, was taken May 13 without op
position on the part of tlfe German
Reports from London recently have
stated that the surrender of all the Oer
man forces waa . ox.pected soon. British
military experts have contended that
General Botha has conducted a masterly
German Southwest Africa Is on tho
west coast of Africa The area Is S23. 450
square miles. The . population Is 79. 6M,
chiefly Hottentots and bushmen. Tho
European population in 118 waa 14,818, of
whom 12,292 were Germans.
The Day's War New
GRKAT MILITARY Af'Tl VITIKS,
wfcllo leaacnlnaT I atho ttoltctao and
ostkrrs Poland war field, appar.
ontly nro In fall awlaar naaln nlonar
tho front to tha west and north
west of Wnrsaw. Tho latest offi
cial atatentent from Prtrogrnd In.
dlrntoo this In recording attacks
n tho Rnaalan positions at' several
PBTROCiRAD DECLARES that tho
blow dealt tho Anotrlana aonth of
Lnblln lo HelsT followed . ns, tho
treat, with tho Rnsalana In par
calf, A Petroarad correspondent
deaeribea tha rherk to tho Ano
trlana as resulting! from a tactical
blander by ArchdnkO Ferdinand,
who. In too owlft aa advance, loft
his nrnty'a left win nneovered,
cnabllnar the Rnaslmna to deliver
is nttnrk which coot tho Aastrlana
OKSERAL BOTHA, at tho head of
tho Brtltsk forceo, has completed
tho conquest of Uermaa Sooth weat
Africa, aceeptla the surrender of
nil tbo Oerman military forces
BRIEF STATEMENT from Roma
onya there nro no Important
rbntteo . loop; . the Anstro.Itallaa
battle lino, hot that tho action on
tbo vnrlena fronts Is "developing
AMBASSADOR GERARD. In Berlin,
has received the German reply to
the American note an tho Lnsl.
HOLDS UP HUNDRED
. IN YELLOWSTONE
Dozen Coachloads of Tourists, Some
of Them Shriners, Victims of
Single Highwayman at
THIEF TAKES ALL THEY HAVE
Bandit Makes His Escape and Troops
from All Over Park Are Hunt
ing for Him.
WOMEN AMONG THE LOSERS
LIVINGSTON, Mont., July 9.
Passengers In twelve cosches were
held up and robbed today in Yellow
stone National park by a bandit, fif
teen miles from Yellowstone, the
western entrance to the park. About
10 persons were forced to give up
all their money and Jewelry. Colonel
L. M. Brett, superintendent of the
park, late today said It was Impossi
ble at that hour to estimate the
amount of money taken from the
tourists. Names of the victims had
not been obtained.
Soldiers from all parts of the park were
ordered by the superintendent to me
scene of the robhery and two suspects
were put under guard. The bandit, after
holding up the stages, went iwo tne
woods and Is believed to be heading for
the Jackson Hole country on the western
Meets with So Opposition.
The highwayman, who pointed a rifle
at the tourists, met with no opposition
because no firearms are allowed in the
The scene of the holdup Is In a heavily
wooded section where there are number
less peaka and bluffs. Those coachea of
tho Tellowstono Western Transportation
company which were stopped by the
bandit left Yellowstone early this morn
ing. They had gone fifteen miles when
they were halted.
The coaches were strung out for mors
than a mile. They were traversing a
narrow road and those In the rear were
not aware that the coaches In front were
The bandit did not stop tho first coach,
but the others were held up one after an
other. The passengers aero forced to
deposit their money and valuables with
the robber and the coaches then were or
dered to drive on.
Making for Fan n tain Hotel.
Tha coaches were making for tha Foun
tain hotel, where the tourists were to
have their, luncheon. Military officers at
the Mammoth Hot Springs did not recelvs
word of the holdup until - sfter 1:80
o'clock, at least four hour after tho
Beveral of the tourists took the holdup
ss a Joke at first, but tha bandit's rifle
convinced them otherwise. Among the
passengers who lost their money and
Jewelry were many women. Many of the
coach loads were made up of Bhrlnera'
organisations, en route to Seattle to at
tend the annual meeting of the Shrlncrs.
Many of thef victims wers women.
Be Protected from
Any Foreign Raids
WASHINGTON. July S. -Protection of
Americsn manufacturers against ruinous
prlca-cuttlng and other trade evils of
foreign competitors may result from ef
forts of tho Department of Commerce to
build up an American coal tar dyo In
dustry. Officials ot tha bureau of foreign
and domestlo commerce and tho federal
trade commission are working on plans
to protect tho new dya stuff trsds from
an onslaught of Gorman competition at
the end of the war.
Federal legislation to prevent foreign
manufacturers from using against Ameri
can competitors In the homo marketa ot
tha trade practices forbidden aa between
American competitors will ba necessary
according to trade commission members. I
n'l.i. ik. ..-.. ,w. 4... .I,,,,'
trade In mind the commission already hasion Jun whn tho mining camp was
begun an exhaustive survey of the' field iraidd.
and a report recommending legislation tusrto, according to 8lme, said that
probably wtll bo made to tho president whlto h w" Prisoner at Forta Bliss
or congress or both by tho time congress:""1 w"t. n badly treated
meets In December. VM BU"" """-- h n'
Confidential advices from Germany to i
the Department of Commerce show that j
Germany dya manufacturers are prepared
to re-enter the market Immediately after
tha war and to make tremendous efforts
to regain their loat business.
It is to protect tho new American ln
dustry from such an attack that officials
are now planning.
Manufacturers now entering the new
lino are seeking temporary protection
against a sudden flood of foreign Import
by Insisting that customers make con
tracts for a three years' supply of dyo
county chairman; Mrs. G. F. Copper and
Mrs. William Perry of South Omaha:
Mra. S. A. Capen, prealdenl of the Omaha
Suffrage association, and Mrs. Mary Kelly
of the city central commutes are boosting
Tomorrow the Best
The Sunday Bee
FIRE ON MINNEHAHA
IS UNDER CONTROL
Liner with Big- Cargo Ammunition
and Combustibles on Board is
FLAMES CONFINED TO HOLD NO. 3
HALIFAX, N. S., July 9. The At
lantic transport liner Minnehaha,
which caught fire on Its way from
New York to London with 16,000
tons of war munitions on board af
ter an explosion which may have been
caused by an Infernal machine sent
aboard by Frank Holt, J. P. Mor
gan's assailant, steamed slowly
through mist and drlzrllng rain into
Halifax harbor today.
Early wireless advices from Cap
tain Claret Indicated that the flames
had been mastered during the night,
that the blaze had been all but ex
tinguished and that there apparently
was no further danger.
Pln the news of the fire In the
Minnehaha's hold was rece'ved here yes
terday, the department of marine has
had a government steame .n readiness
to go to the assistance cf the liner If
necessary. Arrangements had also been
made for berthing the steamer in such
a position In the harbor that shipping
and property Inshore would not bo
menaced by an explosion In the event
j that tho firo communicated with the
I chemicals and explosives stored In the
aft ei hold.
A meesnga from Captain Claret said
that the fire appeared -to have been put
out and that It probably would be neces
sary to discharge part of the carao here.
Though speculation generally has cred
ited the explosion which has caused the
fire to the activities of Frsnk Holt, who
before his suicide had made known his
Intention of sinking a transatlantic liner,
there was nothing In the advices so far
received this morning to further sub
stantiate this theory.
The flames were confined to No. t hold.
which Is a considerable distance from the
spot where were stored the thousanda of
cases of cordite, loaded ahrapnel shells,
cartridges, oils and other exploMves and
inflammable material which the Minne
haha was conveying to England fur use
ot tha British army.
Armed Peace Leads -to
Says Dr. McDonald
CHICAGO. July I. "Armed peace" haa
proved Itself Inevitable war. Dr. J, A.
MoDsnald, editor of the Toronto (Canada!
Globe, told deleawtcs attendlna h world .
Christian Endeavor convention hero to
day In 'kn' address on "Christianity, tho
War and tha Social Problem.", :
"Not again in this generation, nor even
In this century, shall the world deceive
Rself with tha self contradiction called
'armed peace,' " Dr. UaeDonald said.
"That fallacy at last has had Its day."
Dr. McDonald appealed for a world en
deavor to make dominant In world poli
cies "the undisproved socialism of Jesus"
ss a means of preventing wsrs.
"The socialism of Jesus," tha speaker
said, "stands against the selfish Individ
ualism that says 'every man for himself
and tha devil take tha hindermost.'
"The war bids defiance to International
law and makes treaties only scraps of
paper, and does violence to all tho In -
stlncts of humanity. The socialism of Jesus
"I say unto you, love your enemies."
Early hours of tha convention today
were given over to sectional and dlvt-
sional meetings, snd denominational
meeting wore held In th afternoon.
Bandit Says He Will
Kill Foreigners Who
Cross Into Mexico
DOUGLAS, Arts., July t.-Word of
throats made by Alfred Duarte, a leader
of Mexican bandits, to kill all foreigners
that cross tho International boundary
lin Into Mexico after today, waa brought
I hera by Ralph A. Meyer, manager of tha
nnsio mine, ana (. nariea k. h.
me, an F.I Paso banker, who were
forced to Day tha bandit ISO arold ransom
iniuru 10 ruvwn rm nimseir ay Killing all
foreigners who entered Mexico after
IJuly 8. t
! Two af tha har.rilta sM V Heat. frta s"n a
ransa troops the day before tho raid were
reported to have been executed.
Slma describee as terrible the conditions
In several town, in eastern and central
Sonora. He said there were rumors oft
several deaths from starvation at Cum-i
;j President of Ship
Uompany, 3 Brokers,
Doctor Under Arrest
SAN FRANCISCO. July 8.-Phllllo n.
j Thayer, piesldent of the Northern and
j Southern Steamship company, and Joseph
j Bley. R. H. Swayne and J. H. Hoyt. ship
ping brokers, were arrested today, each
on two Indictments returned by the fed
eral grand Jury yesterday, charging viola
tion of American neutrality In connection
with the transfer of supplleo to German
' warships ly tha steamer Facramento off
the Chilean coast last fall.
Following the arrests It was announced
i that the firms of C. I. Bunker & Co ,
of which Bley Is a member; Swayne A
; Hoyt and the Northern and Southern
; Stearnahip company have been Indicted
on charges of making a false manifest
and of obtaining clearance fraudulently,
j Following tha arrests it was announced
; Dr. Thomas, I -ana hospital, alleged ex
i amlr.lng physlclsn for British recruiting
egents, also wns arrested toosy and gave
bond, on two Indictments charging with
, hiring and retaining recruits and ion-
TO WILSON NOTE
Outline Which the United States Re.
fused to Discuss Indicates that
Its Terms Cannot Be Ac
cepted by Uncle Sam.
TENSION AGAIN BECOMES ACUTE
General Undertone of Disappoint
ment Pervades Official Quarters
at National Capital.
TEXT IS EXPECTED SATURDAY
BERLIN, July 9. (Via London.)
The German reply to the American
note regarding tha sinking of the
; Lusltanla and submarine warfare
was delivered to James W. Oerard,
, the American ambassador In Berlin,
late last night.
The note Is now being translated
and It wtll go forward to Washing
ton some time today.
Certain paragraphs embodying
the principal features of the German
offer already have been dispatched
to Washington, but the final sections
of the communication probably will
not be on the wire for transmission
before a late, hour this afternoon.
This because the note Is of consider
The text of tha note meanwhile
will be withheld from the newspa
per correspondents and permission
for the transmission of summaries la
being withheld. This Is done to give
the official version the right ot way.
WASHINGTON, July . Delivery of
Germany's reply to the American note
on submarine warfare to Ambassador
Gerard In Iicrlln last night should bring
the official text to tha State department
here probably tomorrow and undoubt
edly by Sunday.
Tension la Renewed.
President Wilson Is expected to return
from tho summer White House at Corn-
h to lay tho reply before the cabinet
at a meeting Tuesday. All officials hero
ir,sllsa that there probably has been no
j essential change from the form In which
ith r"ulv w" ullnd by tho Berlin for.
'en office to Ambassador Oerard. On
the basis of that outline, tho American
govrrnmeht declined to engage In any
supplementary negotiations because tho
German proposals, were regarded aa such
which the Vnlted B'ates could not accept
without sacrificing many of its rights.
Mosnwhilo there is a renewal of the
tension over what the next stop will, be
If the text of the German reply bears
out tho unofficial outlined, which in
dicated that It would be so unsatisfac
tory to the 1'nlted States.
Although officials would not comment,
saying that the phraseology first must
bo studied, the general undertone In of
ficial quarters was one of disappoint
ment. What the president's course will
no no oinriai would Jirefllrt, but It was
levUent that another critical stage in tha
1 relations -between Germany and the.
, United Htstes was st hand.
one course which some well Informed
offlclala considered probable, would bo to
reject the German proposala and notify
j tho Berlin government. In effect, that
! tha United F tAt a Inrswrirlaart. rl (rials. lirWkM
the principle of visit and aearch for all
unarmed vessels of sny nationality carry
ing Americana and the specific violations
of these rights would determine tha next
step In tha American policy.
"" May Break Relations.
. As for the Lusltanla ease, however,
failure by Oormany to admit liability for
tha loss of more than 100 American lives
la -a phase of tho situation on which
there are today few suggestions aa to
what tho United States should do.
Soma of tho president's advisers have
repeatedly counselled that tho breach of
International law was so flagrant that
It remained only for the Vnlted States
to have no diplomatic. Intercourse with
the German government unless the In
tent of tha act was denied and repara
tion waa promised.
Tho negotiations over tho conduct of
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