CONCESSION BY OEHMANY. Berlin Takes More Moderate View of Pauncefote's Action. Berlin, Peb 15 After Lord Cranborne's Cran-borne's repeated statements on the subject; sub-ject; In tho British House of Commons It Is now generally rct'ignlzed heie. In tho Anglophone press, that the Uiltlsh Government vvns not pilv) to l,ord Pauncefote's action April 14, 1E98. German Ger-man Government circles are now willing lo concede this thuugh eitif hatlzlng ihe hnposslulllt) f Germnny knowing that Loid Paunccfoto acted without instructions instruc-tions from his Government It being against all diplomatic precedents for an Embassidor to mako so Important u pinpositlou without Instructions Tho explanation Hint Lord Pauncefole acted In behalf of Dr. llengeliuiieller. tho Austtlon Minister, while not te-Jected te-Jected absolutely, Is not regarded ns exposing ex-posing Dr. von llollcben to hlunm for a misconception, since Lord Pauncefotc gave no Intimation In the conference that he was submitting another s pro-sltlon pro-sltlon and the Impression made oil the Embassadors uniformly was that It was submitted on Ixird Patincefote u Initiative. Initia-tive. However, there Is no disposition here to keep Ihe controversy alive since It Is proved tint Germany took no tin-frlendl) tin-frlendl) Btep against the United States Burprlse Is expressed at tlio fact that somo of the English newspapers affect to believe that the Hclchsunzleger publication pub-lication of tho von Holleben correspondent corre-spondent occutretl without tlio Lm-peror's Lm-peror's approv nl w hereaa ev ei ) body familiar fa-miliar with German press matteis must know that the publication of such documents docu-ments In thi organ jequlres his Majesty's sanction.