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LATE WAR NEWS.

A BAD "FALL IN" BY GERMAN AMBASSADOR. WASHINGTON, December 30. (Received December 31, at 1.45 p.m.) Tho State Department officially investigated Count Bernstorfi's allegations that the United States supplied diuu-duui bullets for tho Allies' use. The department discovered that samples of duiii-duniß submitted by Count Beriietorff would not lit any rifle used by the Belgian, Russian, French, or British armies. A polite reply was returned that Count Bcnistorii's allegations were, unfounded.

I'RO-GERMANS IN AMERICAN CONGRESS WORK JAPANESE BOGY. WASHINGTON, December 30. In the House of Representatives Mr Vollmer, addressing tho Foroigu Relations Committee of the House, said the United bJLatos could easily end tho war if she cut off the supplies of all belligerents. In conjunction with Mr Bartholdt, Mr Vollmer endorsed a resolution to prohibit tho export of supplies. Mr Vollmer declared that there was only one nation whose lines of national interest were hopelessly at varianco with the United. States—viz., Japan. He predicted that Japan would not merely hold Kiau-chau, but also all the islands she now temporarily occupied m tho I'aeilic "Nome dav." he .-aid, "this issue must be tried out ill the Racilic, and it may "he to the interests of this country to have a powerlut friend at her aide.'" Messrs Bartholdt and Vollmer are strongly pro-German.

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LATE WAR NEWS., Evening Star, Issue 15689, 31 December 1914

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LATE WAR NEWS. Evening Star, Issue 15689, 31 December 1914

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