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Memorandum handed to the American Ambassador, emphasizing the British Government’s desire to minimize the inconvenience caused by the war to neutral commerce; the right of confiscation in respect of breaches of blockade has been waived. The Prime Minister announced in the House of Commons a forthcoming Bill with regard to registration and organization of national resources. German attack with asphyxiating bombs and burning liquid in the region of the Calonne trench in the heights of the Meuse driven back.