STOP PRESS ITEMS.
THE BIGHT OF SEARCH.
(Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright.)
WASHINGTON, December 2. (Received December 3, at 2.15 p.m.)
American exporters, chiefly beef packers, have protested against the British authorities examining cargoes eu route to Europe. Sir (J. SpringBice (British Ambassador) and Mr Lansing discussed ,tho question. Sir C. Spring-Kice pointing out that Germany was receiving largo supplies through neutral countries. However, if American ships exhibited a manliest showing where and to whom the goods were ' consigned, the ships would bo relieved of unnecessary search. The State Department takes the attitude that even semi-contraband goods, when carried in neutral bottoms to neutral countries, are exempt from search. No agreement has yet been reached.
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STOP PRESS ITEMS., Evening Star, Issue 15666, 3 December 1914