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AMERIC
REA?
GERARD DELIVERED NOTE
TO FOREIGN OFFICE
YESTERDAY
INTEREST TURNS
TO GERMAN REPLY
Officials Believe Submarine At
tacks Will Cease Till Mat
ter is Decided.
Washington; May 15.-United States
officials today received word that Am
bassador <*rani hud presented thc
American note regarding the Lusi
tania tragedy and other ociurences
In the wnr zone, to Ute German gov
ernment's minister of foreign affairs
at Berlin.
Anxiety over the delay in the note's
transmission is relieved. Interest is
awakened in the nature of Germany's
reply, lt would not be considered
surprising here if a response was not
received for eight days. It is thought
possible that Gerard might report
earlier on the mnnner the govern
ment, semi-official and the press re
ceived tho note. Meanwhile United
States officials feel confident there
will be no submarine attacks on
pJasKenger ships while the questlous
involved are being resolved. This be
lief is shared in German official cir
cles. Press dispatches direct from
Berlin today intimated that Germany*
would willingly submit the questions
raised by the United States note to
arbitrations. It in Intimated that this
might be Seriously considered. There
is a great growing conviction that a
war will be found to amicably settle
the differences between the United
States and Germany. Many sugges
tions have been made. One which
was given serious thought was a plan
to refuse clearances papers to a bel
ligerent'ships carrying war munitions
or absolute contraband if they also
carry passengers. This Involves no
embargo and separates passenger and
contraband traffic.
London, May 15.-The Exchange
Telegraph company has received tho
following mesa ge from Amsterdam:
"Telegram from Berlin states that
the Vossische-Zeitung announces that
high government circles in Germany
fnvor a submission of tho question of
Lusitania's sinking and difficulties
with American nrising therefrom to a
court of arbitration."
Washington. May 15.-Suggestion
of arbitration contained in today's
dispatches will be received among
officials here with informal com
ment; that such a course was among
the considerations which had occur
red nt Wasington, but it was point
ed out it probably would not be sat
isfactory unless assurances are given
in the meantime that submarine war
fare on merchant ships be suspended.
Officials pointed out that unless that
he done, more lives might be lost
while arbitration is in progress.
Washington, May 15.-State depart
ment officials announced today that a
cablegram from Ambasador Gerard,
sent froni Berlin at 7 o'clock last
night, said he had not received the
American note to Germany. Further
advices are expected Boon, but offi
cials took steps to trace the note
and hasten it's delivery.
Ambassador Page t Rome, cabled
last night that the note was relayed
there ycster'biy afternoon on Italian
telegraph lines and officials felt it
was sure lt would reach Ambassador
Gerard today.
With the presentation of the note
to tho German foreign office the
United Sates will have rested Its
case and Germany is expected to
make the next move. It is confident
ly expected that Germany will give
the matter immediate consideration.
OFFICERS DENY ALL
BANK'S_ALLE6ATI0KS
McAdoo and Williams Answer
t:'?ss Bank Com
plaint.
"Washington, May 15.-Secretary
McAdoo and Comptroller Williams to
day filed specific denisia ot the
charges ot conspiracy and malice
against the Riggs Natinoal Bank of
this city, In the District or Columbia
Supreme Court. This wss in reply
to the injunction proceedings which
alleged they conspired to wreck the
bank.
WHsea Kata Indersed.
Memphis. May 14-i ne National
Industrial Traffic learue at the Ifnal
session: of- Ita spring meeting here to- 1
day. adoptad . resolutions Indorsing
President Wilson's note to Germany.
AN MESS
CHES GE
D?RNB?RG1
TO LEAV
FORMER GERMAN COLONIAL
ENC HAD BECOME UNDES
LIEVES EMBARRAS
Washington, May 15.-Dr. Hern
hard Dernbiug, former German colo
nial secretary and unofficial spokes
man lu the United States for the Ger
man cause, has voluntarily decided to
leave the country in view of the cri
tical turn in Ute relations between Hie
United States and Germany. The
German ?.mbassay today confirmed
this.
The president and Secretary Bryan
were appraised informally of Hom
burg's decision through the German
ambassador before the news became
;enerally known.
Tills relieved Gie president of an
embarrassing situation, lt is known
that the president strongly disap
proved of De ru burg's utterances justi
fying the Lusitania's sinking, utlicials
actually considered legal methods of
ending Deruburg's activities. His de
cision tb leave made unnecessary the
plan to intimate to the German am
bassador the feeling of United States
.?'ovjernmeut in the matter. It IR be
lieved that Dernburg will co to Hol
land on an American ship.
Washington, May li"..-l)rl Bernard
D?rnberg, so often referred to as the
unofficial spokesman of Emperor Wil
liam in the United States, lins made
plans tovleave this countr yon his own
Initiative in a short time. It became
known in official quarters here today
that In view ot the Intimations that
President Wilson and his cabinet were
displeased with Dr.- Dernburg's
SALANDRA5 CONSENTS
TO RETAIN PREMIERSHIP
ANNOUNCEMENT OF HIS DE- ,
CISION COOLED TEMPER
OF RIOTING POPULACE
TROOPS WITHDRAW
King Emamel Unable to Persuade
Others Ministers to Accept
Vacant Place.
Pome, May 15.-Salami ras lins con
sented to.retain the premiership. The
news changed the peoples temper.
They have calmed down nnd the
troops have been withdrawn Yes
terday's mob is gone, and the peaceful
crowd.-; tonight didn't go to the Aus
trian embassy. Previously thc king
nacl requested the former minister
of the treasury, Carcano, to form a
cabinet. He refused and the king
then called Salandra to a conference.
Earlier today the president of thc
chamber deputies. Marcora, refused
vine's similar request.
Marcora Refused the Joh.
Rome, May 15.-Signor Marcora,
president of the Italian chamber ol
deputies, who was requested by King
Victor Emmanuel to form a new
cabine in succession of the Sitan
dru ministry, has refused the com
mission. It ls probable that the king
will insist. Premier Salandra re*
mailling in power.
NOTE TO GERMANY
AFFECTS MARKET
Question Has Decidedly Depres
sing Effect-Crop Prospect
Favorable.
New York. May 15.-The question
of the United States' relations with
Germany far outweighed all other
important factors tn thia week'a stock
market. Complications growing out of
the sinking of the Lusitania are view
ed from every angle and so far es
they bore upon th* market the effect
were decidedly depressing. Stocks de
clined for the greater part of the
week making lowest prices yet. In
numerous instances a large part, if
not all Ute ga'.r.s made tn the March
rise, were effected.
Crop proapecta are highly favorable
and big harvests are esau"*! U no
untoward events. General trade con
ditions KS denoted by bank clearings
.re improving.
?AGE
:RMANY
DECIDES
E AMERICA
SECRETARY REALIZES PRES
I RABLE-DEPARTURE RE
VING SITUATION
speeches justifying the sinking of the
Lusitania and with some of his other
public utterances, which they be
lieved were calculated to array the
Bcntlme lt of the Germans In the
United States against the Washington
government.
The friends of Dr. Dernburg here
huvu persuaded bim to leave the
United States. Just when Doctor
Dernburg would leave was not made
known, lt was believed that be will
go to Cuba or South America.
.Might Frote Menace.
Washington. May ir?.-Dr. Dor\i
berg's activities have been closely
observed hy the president aud the
other high officials here, who came
to a conclusion last weok that a con
tinuation of his speeches and stac
ments might, in the event of n> criti
cal turn to the relations with Ger
many, meuace the domestic welfare
of America.
It hus been denied repeatedly by
the German embassy, as well as by
Dr. Dernberg himself, that he is a
spokesman for the German govern
ment or that he had an official stand
ing. .
Dr. Dernburir Silent.
New York, May ir?.-Dr. Her allard
Dernburg today declined to discuBS
the statement from Washington that
he would soon leave the United
SUtes
DR. PAUL fi. E. SLOAN
HAS. PASSED AWAY
DISTINGUISHED OFFICIAL OF
CLEMSON COLLEGE DIED
SUDDENLY YESTERDAY
FUNERAL TODAY
Services at 2:30 O'clock in St.
Pauls Church, Pendleton
Sketch of Life.
Dr. Paul H. E. Sloan, treasurer of
Clemson College from the time it was
founded until a short while ago. and
one of the best known and most be
loved men in South Carolina, died
suddenly yesterday morning at 7:30
o'clock while seated in bis favorite
chair in his home at tbe stite insti
tution which he so dearly loved. The
funeral services will be held this af
ternoon at 2:30 o'clock, in St. Paul's
Episcopal church, at Pendleton, con
ducted by the rector, the Rev / May
nard Marshall. Interment will be in
Pendleton cemetery. No services will
be held at the home.
Dr. Sloan was 7!) years of age, aud
was the son of Benjamin and Eliza
Earle Sloan The latter being the
daughter ot the late J. Baylis Earle.
Only one member of the immediate
family, Mr. Frank Sloan of Seneca
now survives.
Dr. Sloan spent all of his long and
useful life at Pendleton and Clemson
College. Eariy ?j lifo ha studied medi
cine, and was graduuted as a prac
ticing physician, spendiug most ot his
time conducting a drug business In
Pendleton. When Clemson College
was established the board of trustees
In searching tot a capable and ef
ficient person io serve them aa treas
urer, selected Dr. Sloan. His election
gave universal satisfaction, and from
year to year he hss been reelected,
his services being satisfactory In ev
ery respect to the trustees. About
two years ago the trustees decided to
relieve Dr. Sloan of the greatest part
of the burdon of tbe treasurer's of
fice, and while reelecting bim, giving
him his home and his regular salary a
large part of.the work was ?evolved,
on a young man. Mr. Sam W. Evans,
who served directly under Dr. Sloan
for several years. The trustees ap- 1
predated Dr. Sloart'r great and good !
and faithful work, '.nd they wanted
U ^ *as lt easy for ?lim in hie late
ram
Di. Sloan, who ws - a favorite with
the members of Ute faculty and with
the boys who attended college since
the day it opened Ute doors, continued
to live at the college, and even up to !
fte last'few days he has been mingling
TT (CONTI HU KD ON PAGE TWO.)
PRESIDENT ARRIAGA RE
PORTED TO HAVE ABAN
DONED PALACE
NAVY SUPPORTS
REVOLUTIONISTS
Royalists Disclaim Responsibility
for Movement-Rebellion
Reported Crushed.
Madrid, May 15.-- President Arriaga
of Portugal is reported to have dis
appeared .
Paris, May 15.-A Madrid dispatch
says Portugal's president has aban
doned the palace and has gone to Lis
bon under escort of the republican
guard.
I .(?inion. May 15.-The outbreak of
the revolution In Portugal which is
reported to be supported by the navy,
leaves only Spain. Switzerland, Hol
land and Scandanavian countries not
either at war or Buffering from do
mestic upheavelB.
Little new? come from Lisbon but
lt is reported the navy bombarded tho
capita, hed by army, which remained
loyal to President Manuel De'Arrlaga. .
Royalists residing here say their par
ty did not start the revolution.
Unconfirmed reports tonight say
the revolutions has been crushed. -~. <
London, May 15.'-A news agency
dispatch from Madrid declares that
there lias been received there infor
mation, telling of a grave revolution
ary movement in Portugal. One report
is that the revolutionists are in con
trol of the situation at Lisbon.
This Information has reached the
Spanish ministry of the interior. The
rebellion is said to have broken out
in Clombra, Oporto, Lisbon and San
tarcm. Fugitives reaching Badajose
describe the situation as extremely
menacing. The telegraph and tele
phone communications have been sev
ered and the troops appear to be
powerless.
The Fabra new? agency from whose
agent the dispatch comes, gives It out
under reserves, but says that he be
lieves that the information ls prob
ably corect. There have been prevl
out indications of a serious revolu
tionary movement against the pres
ent republican government in Portu
gal.
The government has been freely
characterized by its opponents as
drastic and arbitrary to an impos
sible degree. There have been some
political assassinations. Bread riots
in Lisbon were followed by the pro
clamation of martial law throughout
the republic. fNmeroua anarchistic
leaders were arrested.
The army and navy have been sus
pected of disaffection. Officers of each
branch have been arrested. The so
called republic of northern Portugal
even was established several weeks
ago. A very strict censorship has
been maintained by tho Portuguest
authorities, but enough newspapers
slipped through to show that the sit
uation has grown steadily worse.
Fermer Premier Assassinated.
London, May 15.-A dlsptach from
Madrid to Reuters saya that lt is re
ported that Dr. Alfonso Cost*, tho
former premier of Portugal, bas been
assassinated in Lisbon.
WILL NOT INTERFERE
IN THAW CASE
New York, May 15.---The appellate
division of the supreme court decided
that it will not Interfere with the
plan to have Harry K. Thaw'? mental
status place before a lory for deter
mination.
The court dismlsse dthe prohibi
tory writ which, If sustained, would
have enjoined Ute supreme court from
submitting the case tb a Jury next
Monday. ? ttCfjttfil
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o RAILROADS t'A NT SUN o <
o STEAMSHIPS ON LAKES o
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o Washington. May 16.-The ? o
o Interstate Commerce Commis- a <
o sion today decided that rail- o
o roads owning and . operating o i
o steamship lines on the Great o
o Lakes must give them up after o i
o' December first. Thia ia one o i
o of the most sweeping decisions o i
o of recent- years. o i
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STRIKE IN
ADDS TO ?
TROOPS CENTERED AT MILAr>
FRENZIED MOBS-ROYAL P
TRIAN CONSULATLS
Rome. May ir?.-A crowd this morn
ing paraded with an effigy of the
Cern?an emperor. Unable to resist
th<> Dohce, the crowd burned the effigy
rather than surrender lt.
Milan. Mav 15. -Situation here IB
serious resultiug from the general
.st elke proclaimed us a protest against
the tren dot Italian political events.
Troops have been centered here from
nearby garrisons in sutllcient force
to check any serious movement.
The royal pulace, the prefecture
German and the Austrian cotiBulateB
are guarded. Much apprehension is
felt concerning the coming funeral of
a seventeen year old workman, named
Cadda, who died from wounds sus
tained during the riot.
OTMARINES TO
AID AMERICANS
WILL BE LANDED AT GUAY
MAS AND RUSHED TO
MEXICANS WONT
FIGHT INDIANS'
Consular Advices Confirm Re
ported Killing of Ameri
cans.
Washington, May 15.-United States
marines will be landed at Guayamas
and sent to tho aid of the Americans
threatened by Yaqui Indians, if com
manders of the warships sent to that
Mexican port believe it is necessary.
Rear Admiral Benson, acting secre
tary of the navy conflrred with Secre
tary Bryan today. He later said he
hoped the Americans will be able to
reach the coast, where they will be
taken aboard the warships. Comman
der jfcGruder of the Raleigh haB
been authorized tn send ?anding pur
tles If necessary. The Raleigh and
the New Orleans have been ordered to
Guayamas. The state department ad
vices today confirmed the reported
killing of three Americans by the
Yaquis. Admiral Howard, command
ing th.' Pacific fieet. notified the de
partment tonight that the Mexicans
and Yaquis are still fighting. The
regular Mexican troops refused to
fight the Yaquis.
GREENVILLE SHERIFF
CALLED BEFORE COURT
Must Show Cause Why Fines Col
lected Wera Not Accounted
For.
Greenville, May lt?.-By the order
of the court of general sessions Sher
iff K??ctor and former Jailor W. B.
Kellar are required to show cause
next Wednesday before Judge Prince
why certain amounts of money collect
ed by them as fines should not be paid
to the county treasurer. Sheriff
Rector is now preparing his affidavit,
to account for these amounts, and this
will bc returned to the court next
Monday The return will be heard In
open court on the following Wednes
day at 10 o'clock.
It is understood that former Jailer
Kellar ls also preparing his affidavit
and lt ls very probable he and Sher
iff Rector will present their affidavits
st the same time.
A rule has also been Issued against
?. R. Bramlett, convict foreman re
quiring him to show cause why he has
not turned over to the county treas
urer, f26, which ne is alleged to have
collected from L. P. Hendrix for the
Uschsrge of Bd. Jone?, a convict.
PROGRl
RE AT CC
ITALY
CONFUSION
? TO CHECK MOVEMENT OF
ALACE, GERMAN AND AUS
CLOSELY GUARDED
London, May if?.-Greece. Bulgaria
und Rumania, await Italy's decision,
regarding their lui 'ng thc allies. It
is predicted Sa la nv i < 'll form a new
government with leauers of the strong
er parties in the chamber.
F.K>me, May 1"?.-A strike has
been proclaimed at Milan as a pro
test against the course of political
events in Italy Troops are- occupy
ing all strategical point? in the city.
Home. May If?.-Riotous demonstra
tions continued at Rome throughout
lust night in favpr of war. One of the
moBt violent outbreaks occurred be
fore the Austrian embassay. The Tri
buna, in a special edition, today denied
Italy hud repudiated the triple al
liance as reported.
BLIND TIGERS
STILL ACTIVE
GOVERNOR WRITES MAYOR
GRACE TO TAKE FUR
THER ACTION
-;
SAYS ONLY TWO
HAVE CLOSED UP
One Man Died and Other Place
Was Bumed Out-Wants
Immediate Action.
Columbia, May lfj.-r-Goveroor Man
ning tonight made public tba follow
ing copy of a letter to Mayor Grace
of Charleston:
"In regard to tue report of Chief of
Police Cantwell, dated April 1915, to
you and by you transmitted to me.
This Bays: 'I beg to report the follow
lng parties and places have d lacon
tlnued buBniesB.'
"I, like you, received this report in
good faith, and took it to mean that
these parties had discontinued busi
ness as a result of the activities of the
police aquad. On looking into this,
however, I find that the statement of
Chief Cantwell ia erroneous and mis
leading, and I will mention but two
instances-L>. Williams, who died
Some months ago., and M. Hackett,
who was burned out. Many of the
places said to be closed are selling
liquor.
"This seems so serious to' me that
it should demand sn investigation, and
I suggest that you Investigate this re
port. I have not received any sub
sequent report."
DANIELS DECLARES
MAW IS EFFICIENT
Secretary of Navy Answers Critics
Who Houbt Its Ef
ficiency.
New York. Msy 10.-Secretary
Daniels defended tho navy ss efl!
clent and prepared for war In a speech
tonight at a dinner to the officers of
the Atlantic fleet. He promised that
the administration, with the support
of the people, would make the navy
that powerful and efficient.
Secretary , Daniels answered navy
critics who have asserted the navy ls
Inadequate and unprepared.
YA MlK RBI LT'S BODY
WOT YET RECOVERED
Washington. May 15.-Conbul
Frost at Queenstown reports to the
state department that onshore winds
are sweeping the aaa where the Lust
tania sank and that more bodies are
expected to come ashore. 1
Some may be Americana There ls
no sign ot Hubbard, Vanderbilt, Stone
Klein or Forman. Consul Frost sayu
the Cunard Identification are not al
ways conclusive.
ULLI ES CLAIM SLIGHT AO
VANCE AT SEVERAL
POINTS YESTERDAY
BRITISH REPULSE
ALL ATTACKS
tustiani Seem to Have Stopped
Auttro-German Advance in
Galicia.
Lon il o ii, May 15.-War Interests ts
Ivided between the battles In Qall
la, Flanders, Pasdecalais and the
)ardanelles. The Austro-Germon
U8b In Galicia 1B apparently spent,
'he British apparently restated all
?orman attacks on Ypres. The Bel
Ian attacks continue from the aaa to
Mxmude. . The French advanced
orth of Arras The French offensive
ear Pasdegalals apparently was not
?tended as a big general movement,
ut waa merely a completely success
ul effort to rectify their front.
London, May 15.-In both- east
nd west the opposing armies ara
pparently unable to make great
eadway at present, although severe
ghtlng continues.
(Shattering ot the Australn line
ear the Bukowina frontier ls the
Ingle exception reported, bot this
lusslan claim has not been confirm
d from German or Austrian sources.
French offensive north of Arras has
nade but little further pVogreaa.
AuHtra-Qorman sweep from the
?racow region eastward through Os
lela ia abm said to have bera check
d, although Petrograd admits that
he western half of Oalleia has been
vre a ted from the Russ lao a,
Anti-German rici* in Sooth Africa
iave brought about a serious situa
lon in importan cities ?of the union
if South1 Africa Shops and atora
louses, hotels owned by the Ger
aana cr Austrians were burned asid
acked. Police and soldiers find lt
Ifflcult to control the crowds.
It is reportel in London that Italy
as renounced ne raUiaacej with
lermany and Austria a week ago
nd news of the final break ls el
ected there. Internal agitation con
Inues In Italy. Giusepppe Mercora.
Glribaldl veteran la to form a nsw
ablnet to guide Italy through the
resent crisis. It ls believed at
tome that he will be able to aesem
le a cabinet in which the opposing
actione will be represented. He ls
aid to have received the support of
tie retiring premier, Signor Saina
ra, who Insisted on quitting offic*.
otw Ithstand lng the desire of : the
lng to retain bim.
President Wilson's note to Germany
vides the editorial attention of Lon
ou papers today with tba Italian
rl8ls. There ls unanimous gret?V
ation over the American nonriunl
atlon. The only regret ts that lt
ontaina a paragraph testifying to the
elief ot Germany's observance ot
umane rules of warfare tn the past
Paris, May 15.-French official
ommuni ation today says French
roops have pushed back th? Gor
ian line 800 yerda in th? direction
f Souches. Otherwise there has
e- no changea in the battle la
[onhern France
DFFER REWARD
FOR MARION NfGRO
V. O. W. Offer $SO fer Captare
of Man Who Shot Hhs?!
Cook.
Marlon, May 15.-So tar the negro
'.euben Smith, who shot sad killed
fr. Elwell Cook bas sot been cap
irc(, though the officers sr? still
earcblng for him. The crime - aaa
roused much Indignation hare, whare
lr. Cook ls well known and highly
Bteemed. The Mvrlon Cam; Wood-,
len of the World, ot which tba victim
ras a member, has offered a reward of
50 for his csptnre which bsa been
implemented by a reward ot $25 by
[arion council No, 165 J. O. U. A.
r. v '..
Banish Steamer Torpedoed.
London, May 15.-Tbs Danish
teamshlp Marthea waa torpedoed and
link off Aberdeen tbta morning by a
lerman, submarine. Her crew of
ighieeu men waa saved.
Spence? Chosen as Directer.
New York. May 15.-At a meet*
lg of the board of directors ot the
outhern Railway compfcay held here
esterday Honer? B. Spencer waa
lee ted a director to succeed Col. A.
I. Andrews of Raleigh. N. C., de
gased. Charlea Lanier wat elected a
i ember of the executive connaRteo
f the board of directors.

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