Reports have beenK of somo connection batwoen big German industrialists and American capitalists. The American who much in the society of German agents in the Colony hers goes by the name of Maxton who appears to live in ^ern and to be connected with the trade section of the American Legation, either directly orournalist for commercial affairs. 0 approx. he waa in Algiers, was constantly with German diplomats, whom he metagain here and who are carrying on espionage for Germany. In Algiers this man called himsslf Harris. In private conversations with members of the German colony he expressed anti-Russian sentiments and his belief in the continuancealance of power between the Sxis and the Allies. One of thethwhom he is inightated that there were great hopesompromise through Maxton and Spain. Maxton at his own request was introducedermanigh position in Bern.
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