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WEATHER FORECAST
Fair Saturday and Munday.
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VOLUME II. ANDERSON, S. C. SATURDAY MORNING, MAY IS, 1915. * NUMBER 106.
GERMAR
EAGEl
BY E
NOTE CONTINUES ALMOST
SOLE TOPIC OF DISCUS
SION IN OFFICIAL
WASHINGTON
TERMS OF NOTE
ARE ENDORSED
ON EVERY SIDE
German Embassy Not Yet Inform
ed of Germany'* Position
-Expected Reply W01
Be Made Promptly.
Washington. May 14.-Official Wash
ington discussed little else than the
note today. Editorial comment ot
the American press gave it practical
ly unanimous approval. ,
Governor's statements and those of i
senators and representatives en?
dor8lng the note were reinforced bj j
an incessant stream of messages from
representatives ot every political par? 1
ty and many organizations a?1-, asso
ciations.
The president s^id he is deeply
grateful and appreciates the patriotic
support from every side. The presi
dent is apparently relieved of last
week strain's.
He left tonight on the Mayflower
with his family for New York, where
he will review the Atlantic fleet.
The cote ls widely discussed among
diplomats. Representatives of the
allies, also neutral envoys approved
the note>
I The Germai, embassy remained si
lent and gave uo intimation regarding
Germany's probable position. The
German ambassador visiteu Bryan and
warned him that stories purporting to
give anonmouB views of the embassy
rta if that Germany would refuse to
meet the United States' suggestions
were not true. He asked the state
department's cooperation to prevent
tho misinformation from being
spread. Secretary Bryan formally
announced the request.
The German ambassador later de
clared he knew nothing of Germany's
position, and would not give his own
views.
It is believed that Germany won't.
delay her reply. Diplomats think
Germany will consider the advantages
of continued attack* on enemy mer
chantmen and consent to abandon
them only if Germany's food supply
ls-guaranteed in some way.
Washington, May 14.-The gov
ernment and the people of the United
States today turned expectantly to
ward Berlin, where Ambasador Ger
ard han been instruoted to present to
tho German foreign office the note
calling attention of the imperial gov
ernment to the "unlawful and inhu
man" detraction of the Lusitania
and other violations of American
rights on high seas. .
Germany ls asked in the note to
disavow the acts of submarine com
manders in torpedoing the Lusitania,
a British ship, wRh loss of more than
100 American lives and the American
steamship Gulfllght "as a result of
two or more Americans met death "
reparations "so far a? reparation is
possible" Is asked and the United
States declares H "confidently ex*
poets i that the imperial government
will take immediate steps to prevent
a recurrence ot such acta and prac
tices . No time is specified for a re
ply, but the communication says tho
"government and the people of the
United SUtes ?ook to the Imperial
government I' r Just, prompt and en
lightened actina in this vital matter."
The course to be pursued by tho
United States in the event Germany
refuses to- comply with Its request*.
And expectations is not stated, but
high officials pointed out today that
tho conclusion of thc note was in
(CONTINUE? ON PAGE TWO.)
UNITED STATE
CONTRACT Ft
FORAERON
Washington. Vt? 14.~HS?cr*tary
Daniels today authorised Use con
struction of the navy's Amt dirigible,
the contract being awarded to the
Connecticut Aircraft Company ot
New Haven, their bid being MM*?.
It la to be delivered In tour months
and goes to the aeronautic station at
Pensacola, Florida. It ?arries tour
observera and a crew of four and baa
a apeed of twenty five miles an hoar.
The crosier North Carolina will be]
used at Penaacola as an aviation v?hip. {
With her arrival and thai of dirigible,
at Pa asac?la, the maning of officers
TTS ANS
ILY AW.
NTIRE
CHAMP CLARK'S
VIEWS ON NOTE
SAYS ITS CLEARNESS AND
DIGNITY WILL ATTRACT
ATTENTION OF WORLD
WILL BE PRIZED AS
GREAT STATE PAPER
Situation Extremely Ticklish But
Peace With Honor Will be
Preserved.
Bowling Green, Mo., May 14.
Champ Clark today Bald the American
note on th? Lusitania tragedy will
attract world-wide attention because
of it.; clear, dignified statement of the
case. He predicts it will rank as a
great state paper.
He declared the situation ls un
doubtedly extremely ticklish and said
that while many people consider
diplomacy worth little, the laet re
mains that diplomacy has prevented
Beyeral quarrels and entanglements
which apparently presaged the Unit
ed 8tates' entry Into.war. He be
lieves the president will preserve
peace wlthhonor. Hp. >ays the note's
.last sentence will be most generously
applauded!*. One taloola certain, t.he
Amcrloan people will sustain the
president now, doubting neither his
ability or patriotism.
Loan for Bolivia.
New York, May 14.-The National
City bank announced yesterday it had
negotiated a $1,000,000 loan to the
Bolivia government. Half is pay
able In one year and the remaiuder '.n
two.
STATE BANKS MAY
ENTER RESERVE SYSTEM
Federal Reserve Board Has About
Decided to Allow Their
Entrance.
Washington, ajay 14.-After con
sideration laating several months the
federal reserve board virtually bas
decided to allow state banks to enter
the federal reserve system with the
right to withdraw and surrender
membership if they so desire.
This ls believed to assure the en
! trance of hundreds ot strong state in
stitutions lnto\the system. Early In
consideration of the problem it waa
made clear by state bankers that their
I principal objections to entering was
I that popa ron tly when once in they
' must surrender their charters or liqui
date to get out.
State bankers expressed, the view
tbat they were not compelled by the
reserve act to enter the reserve sys
tem aa were national banks an/'i that
therefore the door should be left open
for their departure.
TWENTY-EIGHT BODIES
ARRIVE AT QUEENSTOWN
Queenstown, 'May 14.-The bodies
of twenty-eight Lusitania victims
reached here tonight A British tor
pedo boat brought twelve bodies
which were ?licked np southeast of
Ft.itnet. At-ong those Identified wa?
the body of A. L. Hopkins, ot New
port (Newa. The teg Shamrock
brought sixteen bodies. .
S AWARDS
OR DIRIGIBLE
AUTfC SERVICE
and men as aviators will begin on a
bigger scale than ever. Tvo new
hydroaeroplanes were delivered re
cently, three mora are expected soon
and three more will be built thia
summer. The contract will be let
soon for the dirigibles Aerating shed.
Five Pollened by Weed Alcohol.
'Atlanta, May 14.-Three- man' rod
two women are dead here today as' a
?esult ot drinking poison late Wad?
nesday, which the police claim they
had mistaken foi- liquor. Physician*
declared the liquid was wood alcohol.
MER
MTED
WORLD
NOTE NOT YET DELIVERED
TO FOREIGN OFFICE
Washington, .May 14.-Sec re?
tary Rryan announced might
that th? United Mate? note to
Germany probably won't be
presented to the German for
eign ofllce by United States Am
bassador Gerard until tomor
row. It wan delayed in trans*,
mission and was not telegraph
ed from Rome until this after*
noon.
dmiral Fletcher, commander of ?he
fleet.
Super-dreadnou?ht New York.
No battleship in the .German navy
equals either of these great super
dreadnoughts of the American navy,
now assembled in the Hudson
River. In fact, they are surpaBed
by no vessels In the world except the
Ave recently tu ned out by the;
British admiralty, among which is
the Elizabeth now in the Dardanelles.
They are only part of the fleet of
Blxteen battleships in the Hudson
River. But the American navy has
more, for there are the Pennsylvania,
just launched, the- Alisona about to
be launched, and the California, tn
course of construction.
The Texas and the Now York are
of 27,000 ions displacement. Each
carries ten 14-inch guns for her main
battery, and twenty-one 5-inch rifles
for protection against torpedo attack.
As an illustration of their rate of
Oro it is a matter of record that one
of these pieces had three shells In
air at the same time, ona missie
having whizzed through the target
and still In flight, another cutting
through the canvas screen just as
the third shell was leaving the gun.
What thc 14-inch gun can do was
recently demonstrated by William
Ruf, one of the gun pointers on the
Texas, who in the practice held off
the Virginia Capes, broke the world's
record, making six straight hits at a
moving target being ? towed fourteen
miles distant. Previously the Arkan
sas, sister ship to the Wyoming, had
made six hits out of six shots from a
12-inch rifle in the incredibly short
time of fifty-seven seconds.
SMITH PROTESTING
ENGLAND'S ACTIONS
British Boy Cargoes Seised Bot
Owners Not Receiving
Money.
Washington. May 14.--Senator Hoke
Smith, visiten the state department
again today and inquired lr. t i the
situation relating to the Briuah seiz
ure of American cotton cargoes. He
said England ls purchasing the car
goes, but he hasn't heard of the
American owners receiving' toe
money.
He supposed they will get it eren?
tuatly. He said Great ' Britain ls
continuing to violate American right
He ls continuing his protest.
BBITISH^XEt?TISG PLANS
FOR INTERNING ALIENS
London. May 14.-Police every-,
where have been busy today gather
ing subjects of hostile countries of
military age and sending them to con
centration camps. Hr/.dr^idJt sur
rendered voluntarily. The question
of finding room ls the most difficult
problem.
McABOO WRITE8 DELEGATES
Ti' FINANCIAL CONGRESS
Washington. May 14--Secretary
McAdoo has written the delegates to
the Pan-American financial confer
ence meeting hare Way 24. outlining
the general purposes of the meeting.
Edward Payson He well Dead.
Sorrento. Florida, May 14.-Ed
ward Payson Powell, author and
Journalist, died at bis home here this
afternoon, aged eighty-two.
He was taken Ul this morning while
c-n a fishing trip with hts daughter.
He waa born In Clinton, N. Y.
COTTON STATISTICS
Figures Show Les? Staple Used
Than in Same Period Last
Year.
Washington, itfay 1 .>.- <.:oUon used ?
during April, 5(3,610 bules, exclusive I
of linters, compared with ?99,646 April
last year, the census bureau announc
ed today. During nine months end
ing April 30 cotton used 4.091.285
bales against 4,264,856 In same period
In precious year.
Cotton on hand) April 30 In manu
facturing establishments fas 1,834.
035 hales, against 1,572,058 last year,
in Independent warehouses 2,850,189
bales against 1.35v,295 last year.
ISxporta ADI?I 672,008 bales, against
398,223 last /ear; for nine months 7,
361.621 balea against 8,334,298 last
year'B period.
Linters used 36.863 bales, against
26,636 last year; for nine months
261,269 against 148.074 previous
year's period.
INMAN ESTATE
WORTH $768,000
Inheritance Tax of Six Thousand
Dollar? Assessed Against
Atlanta, t?a y is.-The estate ot
Samuel M. Inman of Atlanta, who
died. several month? ago, was ap
praised by county officials today at
seven hundred and sixty-eight thous
and dollars An inheritance tax' of
nearly, six thousand dollars was as*
sessed against the estate.
AMERICANS KILLED
BY MEXICAN INDIANS
U. S. Warship* and Mexican Sol
diers Hurried to Rescue of
Colony.
Nogales. May M.-General dosa,
vitb four bundred Villa troops, to
day reached Esperanza, where a few
Americans have been fighting since
yesterday against Yaqui Indians.
Three Americans are reported killed.
Nogales. Sonora. May 14.-With 500
Mexican soldiers and a band of arm
ed Americans reported trying to
rescue them a colony of 65 Americana
including women and children are
striving tn fight off the Yaqui In
dians from their homes near Esperan
za. Several Americans are reported
killed.
-1
s Warship to Kesene*
Los Angeles, May 14.-The navy
department, according to message re
ceived here today bas instructed
Admiral Howard to send s warship to
Tobari Bay. Mexico, to rescue the
American colony of Esperanza.
Washington, May 14.-American
Counsul Simplch at Nogales today
reported to the state department that
two Americana wore killed, one
wounded, and one missing tn fighting
at Esperanza.
Sauresae t'eert Postpones Argument.
?Washington, May 14,-The supremo
coutt today postponed to October
twelfth argument all pending casas
not jet beard.
ALLIES ARE
GAINS IN F
SLAVS JFOJ
WORLD COURT
CONGRESS ENDS
SUPPORTERS EXPRESS CON
FIDENCE IN SUCCESS OF
MOVEMENT
_ . y
FUTURE PLANS
ARE OUTLINED
Will First Seek Favor of Public
Opinion Here and Abroad
Through Press.
Cleveland. May 14.-The World I
Court Congress ended here tcrygM.
The lime and place of the meeting
next year will be announced later. 1
The present organization will be per
manent. Delegates expressed the be
lief that the latest movement toward ,
world pace through a international
court of Justice will be ultimately 1
successful. i
Professor Jeremiah W. Jenks said ,
the future plans of the congress In
clude the winning over of public opin
ion here and abroad through the
prr>3R holding conventions and con- i
ferences and the formation of a. i
committee to secure action pledging
the United States to the plan for a
world court of justice and the outlln- 1
lng ot a formal plan for the world's
court by a commission from the court
congress.
A resolution waa adopted ?tt to
night's session continuing, the com
mittee of one hundred which launch
ed the present ccngreus. with power
to act In all future matters. The res
olution said lt waa the desire of the
court congress that persistent efforts
be made to realise the project of a 1
world court and declared existing nt- 1
structions for war prevention need !
strengthening and enlarging.
STATE BAPTISTS ARE
TO RAISE $93,000
Mission Assessment Fixed Ly
Southern Convention Yes
terday.
Houston. Texas. May 14.-The
Southern Baptist convention here to- j
day adopted the report of the com- >
mittee on apportionment of funds for
missions, which provides $441,750
home missions; 1624,000 foreign mis- ,
slons. It asks following sums from j
the states named :
For Home Missions: I
Georgia $51,000.
South Carolina, $38,000.
Mississippi $25.000.
For Foreign Missions:
Georgia $76,000.
South Carolina $65.000. ,
Mississippi $36,000.
Strike ta Detroit,
Detroit, Mich.. May 14.-After con- <
ferences between city officials, the De- i
troit United Raliway and Its etrlk- !
employes, lasting all day, the oppos- ;
lng factions were still unable to agree <
upon a plan to end the strike that i
went Into effect here yesterday.
Loughmen Very III. I
San Francisco, May 14.-William F. i
Lougbman, the expert diver, who <
was submerged for foui hours while i
searching, for the wreck pf tho sun- <
ken submarine F-4 arrived here yes
terday. He waa taken to the navy I
yard hospital where his condition waa J
said io be serious. ]
GREENWOOD Ci
PLANS FOR El
FIREMEN'S
Greenwood, May 14.-The local i
firemen will round the teat curve this l
afternoon preparatory to the State i
Firemen's tournament, which will be |
held In Greenwood next Tuesday, Wed- 1
nesday and Thursday. The final ?
practice rave will be made today and I
then all plans for entertaining the ]
visiting firemen will be completed.
Headquarters as the big sign Indi- I
catas, have already been opened at <
the city ha'*, which hu hw* ?ado j
(.plc and span with a v ew coat ot <
paint on th? Interior.
Several fir?; teams will arrive on i
the 4:19 train Saturday afternoon i
and the remainder will come Sunday <
MAKING
LANDERS;
RCED BACK
ITALIAN SITUATION CLEARED
BY PREMIER'S CONSENT
TO RETAIN OFFICE
ALLIES ADVANCE }
IN DARDANELLES
Report Says Advance There it
Progressing Despite Das*
perate Resistance. 4
Rome, May 14.-News that tbs klag
wont accept Premier iSalandras' rsa*
I (nation and tb at Sal andrea ' and
Foreign Minister Sonnlno will remain
In power, spread throughout the city
tonight nd created sn excellent im
pression. Balandras convoked a conn
ell of ministers. They are meeting to
decide relative to the present crisis.
London, May 14.-Tb? features of
today's war were tho United States
note to Germany and the changed
Italian situation through tho resigna
tion of Premier SalauJra and his csa- .
Inet The United States' firm atti
tude is generally approved here. The
question is what will Germany an
swer.
High official circles bellet? Oer*
many wont agree to reverse her sub
tuarino blockade policy and that the
United States will bo compelled to
serve diplomatie relations. It ts hop
ed the United States wont eater the
wat.
e Italian situation is muddled
cabinet and premier's resigna
._ wm probt?ly dc*ay action over
the war unless the king persuades
tho government to r?tala th? o?ttct,
A momentous battles are ragtag in
the asst and west The French are
reported to bo continuing a vigor?te
advance. The Germana claim a slight
advance. The Belgians have repuls
ed a German attack on the Ysev. The
British repulsed the German attempt
to reach the Ypres. The Russians
are reported forced back th the Car
pathians. Petrograd says they ara
preparing for a now battle.
There ts nothing official from tba
Dardanelles, but the allies are un
officially reported to bs slowly ad
vancing despite desperate resistance.
London, May 14.-The groat bat
tle between the allies and Germans
on Western battis front of Europa
ls characterised la advices reaching
here as one of unbellevesble Cary. Tbs
allies claim their forces are holding
firmly sad the French official com
munication from Paris today declares
their forces la addition occupied sev
ers, trenches southwest of Souches.
The r sport adds that rain has been
falling since yesterday morning.
Russian official report from Petro
grad says th? hatti? la Western Ga
licia being waged against their for?as
by the Austro German armies ara
becoming lesa Intense, but Berlin sad
Vienna continue to claim their torces
are weeping eastward.
Advices! from Dardanelles any
French and British forces are con
tinuing to gain in land fighting, al
though s decisive phase baa not ber.i
reached.
A great demonstration ia favor of .
war ls reported In Italy In Tome
llapatehes. It ls said grave events
ire looked for soon. So (sr as knowe
tiere King Victor Emmanuel has net
iccepted nor declined th? resignation
af cabinet which wa? tendered last
night.
Captain of the British steamship
Ctollnlrnle, which pat In Blyth, roc
ported today hts ship had struck s
submerged obstacle off the North
umberland coast which was appar
ently a submarin? and that he believ
ed lt bad been sunk.
A Dutch trawler reporta It wea at
tacked in North Sea by a German
leroplane white it waa flying the
Dutch flag.
MPLETING
PERTAINING
TOURNAMENT
tad Monday. All of the vtaftiug fire
men will have arrived by Monday
night. The following maxis ar? ex
pected tomorrow: Columbia, Sumter,
Benne ttsvtlte, Bishop ville and Marl
in. Tb? horses ?rill be given stalls
Tree of charge In The large atable on
Maxwell avenue.
Tho three grandstands on Mame
lon avenue have baen completed. One
af these, near the end ct th? track
ls for colored people wno. will bo
charged an admloalon ot 3S ?eats.
The three grand Liando wilt hold ap
proximately 3.000. With a little
more work the track wilt bo In tin?
.ondlUou

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