PROCLANIATIONS, 1914. 2007 day of August instant, and during the continuance of the resent hostilities no ship of war or privateer of any belligerent shall be permitted to ma e use of any port, harbor, roadstead, or waters subject to the jurisdiction of the United States from which a vessel of an_0pp0sing belligerent (whether the same shall be a ship of war, aaprrvateer, or_a merchant ship) shall have previously departed, rmtrl ter the exlprration of at least twenty-four hours from the departme of such ast—mentioned vessel beyond the jurisdiction of the United States. any ship of war or privateer of a belligerent shall, after the time this notification takes effect, enter any lport, harbor, roadstead, or waters of the United_States, such vesse shall be required to_depart and to put to sea within twenty-four hours after her entrance mto such port, harbor, roadstead, or waters except in case of stress of weather or of her requiring provisions or things necessary for the subsistence of her crew or for repairs; in an of which cases the authorities of the port or oi the nearest port (as &e case may be) shall require her to put to sea as soon as possible after the expiration of such period of twenty-four hours, without Trmitting her to take in supphes beyond what may be necessary for er immediate use; and no such vessel which may have been permitted to remain within the waters of the United States for the purpose of shall continue within such port, harbor, roadstead, or waters for a onger period than twentéy-four hour·s_after her necessary repairs shall have been complete , unless wrthm such twenty-four hours a vessel whether shi of war, prrvateer, or merchant shi of an oplposing belligerent, shall have departed therefrom, in wliich case e time limited for the departure of such ship of war or privateer shall be extended so far as may be necessary to secure an interval of not less than twenty-four hours between such departure and that of any shigof war, privateer, or merchant ship of an opposing whi may have ously quit the same pgrt, arbor , or waters. No goof war or privateer of a lligerent shall be detained in any port, har r, roadstead, or waters of the United States more than twenty-four hours, by reason of the successive departures from such port, harbor, roadstead, or waters of more than one vessel of an c osing belhger— ent. But if there be several vessels of qpposing balliigerents in the same fport, harbor, roadstead, or waters, e order of cir departure there rom shall be so arranged as to afford the opportunity of eavmg alternately to the vessels of the opposing belhgerents, and to cause the least detention consistent with the o jects of this proclamation. No ship of war or privateer of a belligerent shall be permitted, while in any port, harbor, roadstead, or waters within the jurisdiction of the United States, to take in any supplies except provisions and such other things as may be requisite for the subsistence of her crew, except so much coal only as may besufficient to carry such vessel,_1f without any sail power, to the nearesatuport of her own country- or in case the vessel is rigged to gp under s , and may also be plropelled by steam ower, then with ha the quantity of coal which s e would be entitles to receive, if dependent upon steam alone, and no coal shall be again supplied to any such ship of war or privateer in the same or any other port, harbor, roadstead, or waters_ of the United States, without special permission, until after the expiration of three months from the time when such coal may have been last sulpplied to her within the waters of the United States, unless such s p of war or privateer shall, since last thus supplied, have entered a port of the government to which she belongs. _ And I do further declare and proclaim that the statutes and the b°S,;,*§f,,;*u$°_f,'}“*Y *° treaties of the United States and the law of nations alike require that no erson, within the territory and jurisdiction of the United States shah take part, directly or indirectly, in the said wars, but shall
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