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ANDERSON, S. C. WEDNESDAY MORNING. MAY 19, 1915.
GERMANS AND AUSTRIANS
HAVE DEMANDED PASS
TO LEAVE TODAY
Germany avid Austria Abandon
Hope of Inducing Italy to
+ A .URANNA DORS LEAVING *
? -r- +
+ London, May IS. A Central +
+ dispatch from Rome says: ?
+ Glor?alo Diitalta Newspaper +
? announces that Gorman Am- ?
+ bassador Von lindow and +
4* Special Austrian Ambassador ?
+ Macchio. have demanded their ?
.> passports. ?
? Tho newspaper added that ?
? thc staffs of th?? German and ?
? Austrian oonFulatos would ?
? leave Tome Tuesdny night. <.
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Koine. May 18. - Several cases and
trunks belonging to German Ambas
sador Von Huelow and tho special
Austrian Ambassador. Von Mpcchio,
Which are believed to contain embassy
documents have already been sent out
of the country.
Tho German and Austrian consul*
generals and thels staffs have receiv
ed instructions to be ready to leave
Rome today or tomorrow.
Rome. ??foy 18.- (fnlesn Austria
mnkes tno first move, which is not
thought probable, final action by
Italy regarding war ia not expeoted
until after Thursdny. Parliament will
be asked then to vote a bill confer
ring: plenary powers In the govern
Alarmist rumors of all kinds are
circulated. Thc situation ls so
tense manv believe all reports. Un
founded reports said the German am
bassador Prince Von Buelow, had
already left Rome. It is true a special
lr.?1n stands ready, with steam up to
take him to St. Ootcard If a break
comes. Another train is ready In
r.peed for tho Austria nfrontinr with
the Austrian ambaauador and his
Thc Tribune says of the situation:
"The dio ls cast, tho Rublen cross
ed, the trlnlo alliance has been de
Yesterday's cabinet meeting was
the longest on record. Members said
briefly that they discussed a message
The Italian general staff continued
in feverish activity preparation for
/war. Public demonstrations] through
out Italy continue.
Columbia, Missouri. May IR.-Dr.
M. Rorsa, an' Italian editor, who was
to havo addressed the International
Press congress at San Francisco, has
cabled his inability to attend. He
said "before congress meets ray coun
try will bo at war."
?Romo. May 18.-Despatches from
Trieste confirm previous reporta that
a revolutionary -. movement is In
progress thero. Tho town is in a
state of siege. The presence of mil
itary, however, has failed to prevent
attempts at popular uprisings, ana
demonstrations of hostilltv to Em
peror Francis Joseph of Austria.
P.rjme, May 18.-Automobiles of
every member of cabinet, with ex
ception of Premier Salandra, were
commandeered today by the army
BY HOSTILE SUBMARINE
Glasgow, Scotland, May 18.-A pas
senger on the Cunard liner Transyl
vania,' which reached hero yesterday
from New York, declares that a Ger
man submarine Was sighted s imlay
night while tho steamship was vro
ceedlng for Glasgow from Greenrock.
The Transylvania ?leo red a sigxag
course and raced clear ot danger.
While the submarine vras In sight thc
liner's small boats were swung out tn
readiness for any emergency.
Australian Submarine Sark.
Loudon, May 18.-An admiralty an
nouncement tonight confirmed the re
port that the Australian submarino
AE-2 waa sunk in tho Dardanelles.
The statement say* the crew were
made prisoners bv the Turks. A
Turkish communication dated May
11th, said a Turkish warship sunk the
5 DECIS i
IMPORTANT FACTORS MAKE
CHANGE TONE OF
Washington, May 18.-It benama
known tonight that two important
factors arc working to delay Tor
another week Germany's reply to tho
American note. First, tho next few
days aro expected tn show whet lier
Germany will be confronted with a
new military situation by Italy's en
trance into wa'.
Second, diplomats here believe tho
interim of delay will reveal whether
the United States, on it's own initia
tive, will sen da general protest to tile
allier, against the alleged violation of
international law hv interfering with
commerce betweiin American ports
and neutral European points.
Officials think the Austro-Italian
situation may absorb the attention of
thc German government delaying the
final preparation of its reply. It is
realized that if Italy becomes belli
gerent. Germany's dilHi/.ltios in ob
taining foodstuff will be Increased. In
andi circumstances, it was explained
in diplomatic quarters, Germany would
find the submarine even more Inval
uable as a weapon for reducing the
enemy's supplies and commerce.
Paris, May 18.-Thc Matin's Ams
terdam, correspondent say? that Ger
many's reply-lo - the.'.-United States'
note on the Lusitania tragedy will be
cent Thursday. Ho sava that it will
10 DISMISS SUIT
Justice Remarks no Evidence Yet
Submitted Shows Con
Washington. May 18.-Argument on
the motion of counsel for Secretary
McAdoo, Comptroller of Currency
Williams and United States Treasur
er Burke, to dismiss the temnerory
Injunction aguinat the treasury offi
cials secured by thc Riggs National
Bp/ik. was continued today in thc
District Supreme Court.
While Attorney Hogan for the bank,
was speaking, Presiding Justice Mc
Ci?y remarked that he. hadn't seen
In thc case, as prcsonted, any evi
dence of conspiracy between McAdoo
uni Williams against the bank.
Hogan replied the record showed
tho two officials "worked together
all down the lino," bu?, suggested that
point wasn't material to the present
question at issue.
Afliilavits supplemental to the one
filed by Williams as to thc alleged
shortages In tho reserves of thc Riggs
hank was filed today. They were
made by statisticians and accountants
of tho treasury department and dealt
largely with bookkeeping differences
between tho accounts of the depart
ment and the bank.
Washington, May 18.-The argu
ments on tho legal questions. Involved
tn the injunction suit which ls brought
by the Riggs National bank . here
against Secretary McAdoo, Comp
troller W.I Hams and Treasurer
Burke of OJ s United States, who are
charged by the bank with conspir
ing to wreck lt. were continued today
in the supreme court of the district
PEACE CONFERENCE BENDS
DELEGATION TO BERLIN
The ff aguo. May 18.-The delega
tion from the International Congress
of Women, headod by Miss Jane Ad
dams of Chicago, left here today for
Berlin to intercede with' Germany in
favor of peace.
GO VF, KN OR OF; MICHIGAN
INTERESTED IN FRANK CASE
Lansing. Mich., May 18,-Governor
Ferris of Michigan, it was announced
today, bad made a personal appeal
to Governor Biston of Georgia, for
the commutation of death sentence of
I^o M. Frank.
DELAY OF ANOTHER WEEK
TION BY ITALY MIGHT
ANSWER TC U. S.
justify tlw attack "ii th" Lusitania on
tin? ground that the submarine's com
mander has reported that only one
torpedo was fired, convincing him
that tiio second explosion was due lo
the fact that thc vessel carried war
lt is said thal tho report alleges
that Hie torpedo was so fired that tho
Lusitania would liol have sunk If she
had not carried explosives.
The despatch says that it is re
ported in Amsterdam t?nt Germany
will throw the responsibility for tne
disaster on England and also on the
United Slates authorities who al
lowed passengers on a ship, carrying
explosives. It is believed that Ger
many will not mndify her methods of
Washington, May I4*.-Ambassador
Gerard at Rnrliu. has transmitted to
the state department no indication
as to when tho German reply to th?
American note may be expected. Sec
retary nryan raid today no informa*
tion "of nay importance" bad been
received from the ambassador. A? to
United Slates seeking safe conduct
for nr. Bernhard Dornburg when ho
loaves tho United States. . Secretary
Bryan sntil "Tf have no onToial knowl
edge of Dr. Dernburg." and refused to
discuss thc question further.
REPORT OF SUMTER
Governor's Secretary Denies
Sumter Man Appointed
Columbia. May 18.-That John it.
Sumter,. chief of police of Sumter
has not been appointed the chief
.-dato constable nnd furthermore that
Mr. Sumter does not hold any ofll
'.ial position under the state of South
Carolina, is thc substance of a state
ment issued by Herbert C. Moses,
the executive secretary today.
Tho statement of Mr. Moses fol
"The report is an error, that was
mnt out from Sumter, that John R.
Sumter, the chief of police there, had
been appointed by Governor Man
ning thc chief constable of the state.
"Thro ls no such position nor is
there and state constabulary, Gov
ernor Manning announced in thc be
ginning of his term that he would
look to the local officers to enforce
thc laws In their territory. Any con
stable he may find it ?coessary to ap
point will be merely as an assistant
to the already constituted authorities.
Mr. Sumter is not in the service of the
HOPES FOR PARDON
Pi FOR J. BJIMARA
Clarence Darrow Saya Convicted
Man Believed Himself a
Washington, May 18.-Clarence
Darrow, who defended the McNamara
brothers in the Los Angeles dynamit
ing case, dlscusod Industrial and so
cial conditions before the Industrial
Relations Commission today. He ex
fjresed the hope that J. B. McNamara
who is serving life imprisonment, will
be pardoned and said the pardon
ought to come soon.
Darrow said: "McNamara thought
he waa doing something tor the com
mon good when he- blew' up . the Los
Angeles Times, tte risked bis lifo
because he believed in the cause.
Looking at it from- his standpoint, be
"Can Sail in Two Hours"
%nir afIIB ", ".;"?-'---<?-??>--- ??> '? ?
"Thc fleet ic those watera (New
York Harbor) cnn Ret under way in
two hours, and tho skips arc now
prepared for action."
Those wero tho>ords of Admiral
Fletcher, commanwFof lh<* great fleet
of American bat?l?snfps now in New
York harbor, when ho wns asked
about their condition. He probably
had in mind the brilliant exploit or
Lieutenant Thomns Withers and thc
submarine 10-1. To join the naval dis
play in the Hudson river, the 10-1 had
to go nil thc way from Key West.
She made the trip under ber own
power without stopping once. Tho
officers think she broke a submarine
record for long distance travel, for
thc distance from Key West to New
York is 1,230 miles.
The Journey from Key West began
Friday. April an. nt lb a. m. With
the B-l were the K-"2,- the Tonopah
and the MacDonough.' Tho K*l was
fl-gboat. Site set thc pace, which waa
ten knots an hour. Ibo E-? did her
best to koop lt, but on several occa
sions had engine trouble, und hau to
be taken in tow by thc monitor. The
destroyer ran short of coal, sheered In
to Charleston to renew her supply,
and rejoined the others off thc
"I'm blame glad to g?t ont of that."
raid a sailo:* of the submarine with
a weary nod toward the B-l. "I'm
doad tired. ir I could only get a
bath and a bcd for about twenty-Tour
-no. forty-eight hours.
"Look al nie, look at any of us!
Kvory stitch of clothing soggy. That's
the way we've been oVer since we
put out from Key West. There isn't
any dry place in a submarine: The
Inside metal sweats and drips all the
time. And traveling with decks
awash there's no way of getting
things dried out."
FIVE MILES OF
AT NEW YOI
New York. May 18.-Tho bip fleet
of American warships which had boca
at anchor In tho Hudson for ten days
Bteamed. out to ara today nt 11
o'clock. President WllBon, on board
the yacht Mayflower, reviewed thc
fi^e mile linc as it passed off thc
Btatue of Liberty.
Headed by tho supcrdroadnought
Wyoming, Admiral Fletcher's Hag
ship, six tc ii battleships and their
train of lesser fighting craft Bteamed
past, thc presidential yacht nt ll
knots, each ship with its sailors and
marines standing at attention. AH
3ach craft neared the Mayflower, her
six pounders boomed out tho presi
dential salute of 2t guns.
Tens of thousands of persons flock
ed to vantage points to view the
sn'at n roc ess ion. The pierson both
sides of the Hudson were black with
spectators. At tho windows down
town thc spectators thronged. Hun
dreds wore on Hie house tops. The
traffic on a portion of thc Hudson was
suspended for an half hour bofore
the fleet left.
.Thc day wa*? overcast, bul through
thc cloud*! tho sun shone at intervals.
Tho air was chilly and there was
k stilT brccao along tho waterfront.
Close by the Mayflower lav the Dol
phin, Isis and Yankton, with (ho
WAR ON MEXICO
Have Captured Railroad Shops
Valued at Ton MiUian
Aboard Cruiser Colorado via wire
less, May 18.-The Yaqui Indians,
who have been besieging whit** set
Hera nt Sonora. Mexico, issued a pro
clamation today declaring the Yaqui
nation at war with Mexico, according
lo reports reaching this vfessel.
The Indians are said tn have cap
lured the pumping station near En
pa lino, where railroad shops valued
ten million dollars are located.
government o?lieials, members of the
Citizens' committee, newspaper mon
md invited guests aboard. Swinging
at anchor, the little reviewing squad
ron teased out streamers pennants?
and bunting in contrast to the gray
As each battleship passed the May
flower its band played the national
anthem. There waa little cheering in
respon&c. In bidding goodbye to tho
fleet the crowds seemed to be In a
Leaving New York the fleet made
for Newport, the rendezvous from
which will be dlrccvted thc maneuvers
in thc war game along the Atlantic
The president and most of bis
party had nrranged to return to
Washington aboard the .Mayflower.
Pr?ftMe*t Returning to Capital.
Washington, May 18.-No word
reached the navy department tonight
from Yacht Mayflower, on which
President Wilson is returning from
No wYork. This is accepted as mean
ing that all ia well.
No attempt was ma.de to speak to
thc yacht hy the Arlington wireless
station. Tho Mayflower ls duo herc
Thursday morning. _
CHAGAS TO LOSE
SIGHT OF ONE EYE
President ol Portuguese Cabinet
Recovering From Bullet
Lisbon. May 1?.-Improvement la
shown in condition of Joao Chagas,
new president of the Portuguese cabi
net, who was shot and dangerously
wounded hy a would-oe-assasin. The
bullet entered his forehead, and lt
ls feared Chagas may lose the sight
of his right eye.
GET3_81 OF $400
fcS ITS SHARE OF THE RE
CEIPTS FROM THE
GOT $37 LAST YEAR
3?g Increase Due to Fact That
Season Tickets Were
Four hundred dollars ls tho amount
-callzed by tho loral chamber of com
norco from the chautauqua. This I?
m exceedingly large amount to bo
derived from such a source. Tho
?mount secured by the chamber of
.ommerce last year amounted to only
The reason for this creal Increase
i? thnt the people bought season tlck
2ts this year while last year a lar^c
lier centago of the rccc-pts wore taken
in at the gate, and tho local organiza
tion does not share in MICHO receipts.
The reserved Beat sale this year help
ed some ?ind moro than tho total
amount of laat year's '-ommiasion for
the chamber of commerce waa made
this year from the seat sale alone.
Thc local uharo of thc monoy noxt
year will be somewhat larger than
this. The season flehet.? arc selling
more rapidly this year than they did
last year, and thc price is somewhat
higher at that.
Tho chautauqua waa a brilliant
.sucrosa in Anderson, not from a fi
nancial standpoint alone, but from
every standpoint. Tho Anderson
people, tunned out to attend tho per
formances and enjoyed every bit of
lt. The news that tho chautauqua
is sure to come to Andcrnon ls just
what, tho people expected, and to
have the chautauqua not come back
would certainly provo a great disap
pointment to the city.
There is one slight chango in tho
manner of operation nexo year from
tho past chautauqua season herc.
Those persons signing for tlckota
now are to get them at a price o'
$3.50 euch, and persons buying sea
son tickets next year will bo forced
to pay $"..00 for their ticket?. This
still will bo cheap. The very high
t:lass of entertainment afforded by the
chautauqua comes to the people ridi
culously cheap when all thing? aro
considered. Attending the chautau
qua at each performance th!? year,
noHt thc hold .of a Bcason ticket Just
i little over io.cents a show.
RY FEDERAL JURY
Seven Georgiana Charged With
Misapplication of Macon
Macon, May 18.-Soven ofheer? and
directors of thc Commercial National
flank of Macon, were indicted by thu
f?deral grand Jury today on o ?argos
of misapplication of fnds In connec
tion with alleged excessive loans and
false entries In their reports to tho
comptroller ot currency.
Those Indicted arc E. Y. Mallary,
I. J. Cobb, Thud C. Parker, E. E.
I?lk?. Frank L, Mallary, E. Nat
Lewis and Leon S. Dure. Tho
Commercial National Rank wa? ab
jorbed by other linn ks a year ago.
IN BARNES LIBEL SUIT
Roosevelt Emphatically Declares
Statement of New York
Lawyer ia Fake.
Syracuse. May 18.-The pres?nta
lo nof evidence In William Barnes
mit for alleged libel against Tbeo
lore Roosevelt waa completed In su
preme court late today, after both
>rlnclpala had given additional testi
mony. The cass will undoubtedly -be
n the banda, ot the Jury before Thurs
lay afternoon. Regarding the-teati
nony of John Hutchinson, a New York
awyer, that Roosevelt told htm the
Republican party was not big enough
o hold him sud Barnes, the former
?resident shouted that lt waa false.
L MAY QUIT
LEADERS OF ALL PARTIES
MAY BE ADMITTED IN IN
TEREST OF HARMONY
Kitchener Also Urges Need for
Three Hundred Thousand
London. Muy 18.-Tho next few
day?, if not honro, it is believed will
find Italy renunclating her old allies
of thc tripple alliance and Joining the
triple entonte powers as a belligerent.
At the same time some chango is ex
pected in tiie government ot Great
Tho German imperial chancellor. In
the Reichstag today outlined the offers
made to Italy as a prlco for her con
tinued neutrality. While he said he
had- not entirely aband>ned the hope
that peace will be maintained among
tho triple alliance powers, he left
no Impression on the minds of his
hearers that tho end of the alliance,
so far as Italy in concerned ls far
It is anticipated that the expected
changes In tho government of Great
Britain will be aimed at a closer con
solidation of all parties for tho pur
pose of carrying the war to a success
ful issue. Whether leaders ct the
Unionists, IriBh, and Labor parties
will be taken into the cabinet or
admitted into committees on Imperial
defense is unknown.
Whatever the changes, they have
not Interfered with the operations in
which the British forces are engag
ed. Outlining these operations In the
house of lords today. Lord Kitchen*
er, while expressing greatest Confi
dol ce in their-- ult?male geste?me,
again warned the public that 'great
sacrifices bnv0 already been made*
and that greater ones are expeotedT
He appealed tor three hundred thous?
and moro recruits. Kitchener seemed
to attach considerable Importance to
tho German's use of asphyxiation
He declared the British troons
must bc adequately protected by the
employment of similar methods!
Meanwhile the British first army
north of Labassee, and Ute French
forces to tho south continue their
offensive against German line. They
claim progress, while the Gorman
version say they were repulsed. The
Germans, in conjunction with Aus
trians, continue their big efforts In the
oast. . . '
(?FUMAN CHANCELLOR THINKS
WAR WITH ITALY IN?VITABLE
Amsterdam, May 18.-Berlin dis
patches Bay the Impression was ro
celvcd by a majority of the persona
who heard the speech of German
Chancellor Von Rothmann Hollweg at'
at the opening of the Reichstag to
day, was that war with Italy ls in
Rome, May 18.-Dispatches report
a revolt in tho Austrian arsonal at
i'da, on the Adriatic. It ls asserted
ten thousand Italiana employed there
came In conflict with troops and fifty
persons killed and one hundred In
London, May 18.-A far-reaching
victory in Bukowina, Austrian down
land, on the eastern extremity of
the Russian front, is olaimed in an
onie ia I announcement at Petrograd.
The Russians are said to have awept
Bukowina, - taking back much terri
tory which they held earlier lu war
until they were driven out by the Aus
Their successes are described ra of
so much importance that they mora
than offset the Auatro-German victory
In western Galicia in the drive from
Cracow. Jt ls reported .the Russians
taken Czermewiu, the capital ot
Bukowina, having broken *own Aus
trian resistance ov|3r . a ninety-mile
front and captured 20,000 prisoners.
Turkish general staff at Dardanelles
reports that tho alli?e on Saturday
made, several, attacks on the Turkish
right wing. It ls said they were re
pulsed with loss of 1,500 men. A Brit
ish press representative at Dardan
elles telegraphs that the allies now
havo advanced five mites np the
A plot to assassinate the Sultan
ot Turkey. Field Marshall Von Der
Ooult. Field Marshal Sanders and
Bnver Paaha. ia said to have been dis
covered at Constantinople. Turks ead
Armenians are credited with instigat
ing lt. Pour hundred Arabians have
Reports from the western battle
I front disclose no Important ebangea
subsequent to the victory over a two
mile front announced yestvrt?ay by the
arttiBh^commander. Heavy fighting
(CONTINUED FROM TAO* IOC.)