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VOLUME II. NO. 63.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
GERMAN SUBMARINE SUNK,
ATTACK ON THE DARD
Reports Coming Across Italian
Border Tell of Increasing
Preparation for War
LONDON. March 25.-The admiral
ty's annouucement that he had rea
son to believe the German submarine
U-29 hail been sunk, following re
ports that the attack on the Darda
nelles had been resumed and that the
Russians had won important victories
over the Austrians In Buckowina and
at Uzsck Pass in the Carpathians,
gave the allied countries cause for
Russian victories are announced lu
private telegrams from Bucharest via
Rome. It Is_believe:! here the Rus
sians, by bringing up strong rein
forcements, may have turned the Aus
trian right wing und reached the
Sereth river, getting behind the A"8
trlan army operating in the vicinity of
Czernow/'.. Russians also resumed
the offensive in the region ot the
Pllea river in southern Poland, and
according to Petrograd have taken an
important German position.
In the north heavy lighting is pro
gressing along the Bast Prussian
No important, action has occurred
on Ute western front, though certain
liveliness is exhibited at some points.
Reports cotniug across the Italian
boruor tell of the country's IncreaB
iug preparation? for war, though it is
added German diplomats have not
abandoned hope of inducing Austria
to irioke territorial concessions which
will satisfy both Italy and Rumania.
King Georgo today visited Admiral
(Hr ?sha It. -Jelllco's fleet.
OF ASSYRIAN CHRISTIANS
Men Are Killed and Women Are Car
TIFLIS. March 25.-Telegrams and
letters, from Urumlah in northwest
ern Persia, describe tho situation of
the American Presbyterian mission
there aa desperate. .Turkish il.'gular
troops and Kurds are persecuting and
massacrel?g the Assyrian Christians.
Harry P. Packard, a doctor at the
Presbyterian mission at Urallah risk
ed bis life in a successful effort to pre
v. ut a frightful massacre at Geoglapn,
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. Partially Destroyed
WASHINGTON, March 25.-Secre
tary Bryan revealed todsy that in the
original r?r.O?t of the murder of John
B. McManus by Zapata troops in Mex
ico i'ity, the Brazilian, minister noti
fied the department that the American
flag torn from the house was partial
ly destroyed. Secretary Bryan said a
request for reparation for this indig -
nity to the flag was sent at the tin:?,
but po answer has been received y-H.
Can Feed Civilians For
Next Two Months
LONDON, March 25.-Chairman
Hoover of tho American Commission
for relief in Belgium, return i today
from Parle. - He announced that nego
tiations had bee:*, completed for the
feeding, ot two and a half million
French '/viltens behind the Gerr"*n
lines and said lt would cost t ires
militons a month to feed them. The
'commission ls in a position to carry
on the vo<*k for the next two months.
Germany agreed to the commissions,
Werner Horn Taken
To Boston For Trial
PORTLAND. March 25.-Werner
Horn was taken to Boston tonight to
be. tried in federal court on the charge
of transporting explosives il leg-Hy in
connection with his attempt to de
stroy th? international raliway b;*.dgo
at Vanceboro. Federal Judges here
refused to issue a writ of habeas cor
pus. An extradition warrant was tar
sued at the request of Canadian auth
orities Which was ready to be served
li the'writ hJvl hann Issued.
PAPER SATS TURKEY WAS
WILLING TO SURRENDER
LONDON. March 26.-The Evening
Chronicle published a dispatch from
Bucharest. Rumania, saying - that
Turkey had recently decided to sur
render Constantinople and the Dar
danellen to the allies' fleet and that
the surrender waa ali ? ?ut arranged
when it Wa* blocked by Germany.
SEARCHING FOR MISSING!
Grave Fear? Expressed for Its
Safety-Carries Crew of
HONOLULU. March 25.-The Amer
ican submarine F-4 which submerged
early today^ outside the harbor, had
not reappeared at night fall. Grave
fears arc expressed for its safety, lt
carries a crew of twenty-five and 16
commanded by Lieut. Alfred L. Ede.
Three other submarines, a naval tug
and launches are scouring the sea for
miles about the harbor tonight
searching for the missing boat.
Probably Will Be Presented to]
Great Britain and France
Thu Week '
WASHINGTON. March 25.-Pree<
dent Wilson and Secretary Bryan
practically completed the considera
tion of the note to Great Britain and
France, glvlr;; the United States
views on. the. allies blockade of com
merce between Germany and neutrul
Those familiar with the note's con
tents characterize it as emphatic rep
resentations against the allies' unpre
cedented ,action in disregarding prev
iously accepted principles of interna
tional law. Tho note* probably will be
presented this week.
WILL SOON ASK
State Department Presented With
Facts Concerning Ownership
of the Frye
WASHINGTON. March 25.-Treas
ury official today presented to the
state department all facts concerning
the ownership and sale of the cargo
, of the American ship William P.
Frye, sunk by the Germen auxiliary
Prinz Eitel Friedrich. The United
States will soon send to Germany a
note asking for reparation for the
lofts of the vessel and cargo and an
expression of regret for the occur
rence. Germany has not given any
intimation as to?vhat course She viii
pursue, but the German ambassador
hero said unofficially the case will be
disposed of amicably.
Steamer Sunk By
Dutch Vessel Carrying Cargo bf
' Oranges Sent to Borton By
DOVER. March 25-The Dutch
steamer Medea sunk off Beacby Head
this morning by tho German subma
rine T'-28 carried a cargo of oranges
bound for London. The British ad
miralty aayB the Medea was flying the
Dutch flag and had. a Dutch craw
aboard. The crew landed at Dover
and said the submarine sunk the ves
sel by gun fire making the crew em
bark in small boats.
Arrested on Charge
WAYNESBORO, Ga., March 2B.~
Mrs. Jane Redd was arrested today
charged with kidnapping Robert Al
len Striker, stepson of W. H. Richter,
of Brooklyn, at St. Petersburg Flori
da, on December 12. Tba police left
with her tonight for a house in the
country where she said the child was
LONDON, March 25.-British ad
miralty announced tonight v he had
good reason to believe the German
submarine U-2V, which recently sunk
tour British and one French steamer
la the English channel and damaged
th fee other vessel?, baa been sank
with all hri-ids. Tbs U-28 was ono
of the largest and fastest German
The submarine's commander told
: ene of the merchant c?ptalas taken
aboard a submarine that. he com
Tho siege of the great Austrian
fortress of I'rzmysl ("pronounced
Pshay-midi-l), w'nich was token by
the Russians after an attack starting
last September, will rank in history
with tho siege of Port Arthur. The
?Russians have been reported severaj
times aa having captured it. They
have Invested tho etty for the last
FAIR A?ORELO DAY
WILL BE OPERATED BY THE
C. * W. C. FROM CAL
HOUN FALLS APRIL 9
Train Will Leave Calhoun Fallt
at 6:30 ra.-Returning Will
. Leave Here 6:30 p. m.
Announcement was made yesterday
morning by officials of the Ch o'.lesion
&.f Western Carolina Railway that a
special train will be operated between
Calhoun Falls and Anderson on Fri
day, April 9 on account of-Anderson
County School Fair and Field Day
exercises to be held here that day.
The special train will leave Cal
houn Falls at 6:30 a. m. and will stop
at all intermediate points between
that . plate and Anderson, jarrtvlng
bria'atS o'clock. The return trip will
be made leaving Anderson at. 6;30
o'clock p. m. of the same date.
The operation of this special train
will affoi.il pupils, teachers, parents
and other visitors the entire day in
Anderson and should prove popular
with people aroi'ud Starr, Iva. Deans.
Lowndesville a id other points.
Special^ roun.; trip rates have been
authorized from all of these points
for the occasion, and lt ls iop'l that
all who can will take edvaatage of
the special and spend the day in An
derson, enjoying the events of School
Fair and Field Day.
Becker's Fate Rests
With Court of Appeals \
ALBANY. March 25.-The fate ot
Former Police Lieutenant Charle?
Becker, who bas been twlco Sentenced
to death for inst'gatiug thc murder of
Kerman Rosenthal, now reata with
the court of appeal*. Argument ; QM
appeal from the accond conviction
were completed today.
mandod the submarine which tor
pedoed the British cruisers Aboukir.!
Cressy and Bogue. It this is true, I
he ls looked upon as Germany's most I
daring submarine navigator. This
-makes sig submarines, no far as the
British admiralty has reported sunk,
Sr? o? them, at least, by British war
ships. Itt only one. case bad Germany
denied the report of the sinking. A
French warship also sunk one, while
one merchant ship captain bas been
given a reward offered for merchant
ahlpa ramming a German submarine.
in by Russian; After Five
i Tew months, timi Austrian annies
have been unable to dhtidgc them.
' When the siege .begat) -.here were
?omo (10,00(1 or 80,000" troops within,
but winy of mern ??irty? been lost
through the fightlagani by the course
cl dises-M*j which must have been Hs
3amaiilog HS the fihoHs ot' the Kus
sinns, m '. ? .
The sieso has hew hitter ?ml r?
FOR BOTH CLEMSON CA
! OETS AND THF. PUBLIC
PARADE AND DRILL
[ SPLENDIDLY DONE
Band Concert Last Night at The
Anderjon-Second Dance of
the Week-Concert by.
Yesterday, the last full day cf thc
flemson college cadet encampment,
undoubtedly proved the most interest
ing add enjoyable of the seuson these
seven hundred and more young men
I have boon thc guest3 of Anderson. The
program of events was the fullest and
moat varied ot any day yet and the
nature of thea-? e^?nta were such that
they Interested a larger u um ber cf
people than the do'.ng of n,ny other
day. .? .
Tho day's program began with fox
chase which waa staged for the ca
dets early yesterday morning ny Cel.
Jame8 T. Roberta, cel?brate! hunte-'
of reynards whose fame apeada to
sevrai States. Gaming tho consent of
the commarndant to Invite tho ca
dets to the chase.-Col. roberts ?elect-,
ed one 01 his'swiftest foxs? and call
ed out some 30 of his prize hounds.
Tue fox was turr i loose and allow
ed to get ii considerable dlsv.ucc away
before thc hounds were unleashed.
And then followed one of .tho most
exciting events of tho cadets' rnreora.
After a good long chase lite fox was
treed, and there wos groat merry
making when Sly Reynard wait haul
ed down from lita nevell, i'd. rob
erts -will repent the. fox cha?e thia
morning for the amusement'nf tho ca
dets and the public generally.
Prom 8:30 to ll'.SO o'clock In the
morning the cadets wore put through
various maneuvers above North An
deraon. After that they wore ut lola
1.70 ;.;??? ??;?i? GY'G;-,;, ^h.-?! tin- BU
sembied at Camp Kigg* f ir the pa
rade down town.
It I* well that Col. ('murnini con
'seated to give a second parade of the
cadets, for tbs performance yesterday
afternoon was so much.more interest
ing to the general public thau tho
parade of Wednesday afternoon. At 4
o'clock tho parade reached the square.
The same line of march waa follow
ed as' that of Wednesday, with tao ex
cept'on that the utdets swung nroand
; the ?ast Ride of the court hou*.? square
on returning Tram South Main ntroet
Instead of marching in front of the
As the cadets returned iiifongb
East Whltner street to the corner of
North Kain and Enst Whltaer streets
Month Siege, and Oppos
lentless, never relaxing u ?lay since
tho Ru?itana inverted the city.
Scvernl attempts of the Austrians to
raine thc siege have fulled.
With the fall of Prseniysi ll>p only
important fortified town in H?llela
which is still lu the hands nf the
Austrian : is Cracow, lu northwestern
Gullcia, ? lose to tho (?erman border,
In tho early dny.i of the war the
7 A MOST
the tlcst battalion tock up a position
on West Whltner street, while the
third battalion stationed themselves
on South Main street. Under thc di
rection of the respective majors, the
battalions went through the manual
of arms in splendid style. Many of
thoso who witnessed the drilling ex
pressed themselves as agreeably sur
prised to see tho brilliant work of the
cadets, having no idea" that they were
so well drilled. .
Tho next thing on the program was
a cadet band concert at "The Ander
son" theatre and a bax party to the
visiting ladles of Clemson co'lege and
a* number of Anderson ladle?, tender
ed by the amusement committee of
the chamber of commerce. The con
cert wa i largely attended and wns
thoroughly enjoyed. . ,
After the entertainment in thc
theatre the cadets and their young
lady friends repaired *o tho large
hall over the theatre building, where
another dance was give nby Mana
ger C. H. Ble'ch of "Tao Anderson."
The dance wa* In every way as bril
liant and as enjoyable as the one
given by Mr. Blefch on TueBday even
ing for the cadets.
Dinner to Ofticer*.
One of the ino-jt brilliant and en
joyable events of the day's program
was the dinner tendered President
P.'ggs. Commandant Cummins and
other offlcerj of Clemson college ut
Rose HUI club last night. The din
ner was tendered by a few business
men of the city.
?let Club Concert.
At Anderson college last night the
Clemsor College Gleo Club delighted
a large audience with a splendid'-?
arranged program of songs and U/j
Chile M?kX? Protest.
SANTIAGO. March 25.-C'h?e pro
tested today to England and Ger
many against tho alleged violation of
the Chilean' neutrality Involving the
sinking of the German cruiser Dres
den. Thc protests wer? based on the
assertion that tho Dresden was ita
Chilean water when the British war
ships attacked her.
Terre Haute Mai
INDANAPOkIS, Mtrch 25.- The
Exploits of Joe Jeffers, the socalled
gunman, and his especially selected
election board in the Taylorville pre
cinct, was described rcday ' at the
trial In the Terre Baute election
fraud cases in the United. States
coif-t hero by Chorlea Yakle, a mem
ber of the special board who pleaded
guilty. He les \itled that Jeffers
brought the board a list of names and
the clerk wrote the names on the
election books and that board mem
ber* then took turns voting them.
Russian "iM-ii- i (.' campaign, as out
linea unofficially, contemplated the
invasion ol Germany through East
I^UftMn on- the north, nt?! ulmultn
nt no .ty into Silesia from Oaltein
The Rtisainns succeeded in p?n?tr?t
lng Qaliota, hut tho success of tho
Austrian? in holding Przluysl and
Cracow Mocked attempt ?to invade
(j'Tniuny nerosi the Slleslun -border
TREAT IN STORE FOR
DR. EDWIN M. POTEAT TO
DELIVER ADDRESS SUN
DAY AT MEN'S MEETING
At the First Baptist Church-In
Afternoon Speaks on "Christ
ianity in Busir rta"
People of Anderson generally are
looking forward with keenest interest
to tim com/ng to this city next Sunday
of Dr. Edwin M. Potent, the brilliant
aud popular president of Furman
University, who will address the men's
mass meeting in the county court
house at 3:30 o'clock and preach Sun
day morning and ?vening at the First
The men's mass meeting at tho
court hon ?!" will probably draw the
largoHt audience cl'tho season. Dr.
Poteat will deliver his widely known
address? "Christianity in Business
Thu address was recently given before
an audience of 1.2000 business men S
the city of Baltimore, and it ls said to
havp been the most powerful utter
ance of the kind that has ever been
delivered In that city.
Dr'. Poteat is too well known In
Andersen for anything in the nature
of iMi introduction to be attempted in
this connection. J,'e has preached and
leclt.red here ,>p several occasions
and u! r,13 thin:., .vas heard by very
It IB needlear W ?ny th.it he will bo
heard by lar%o congregations at the
First Ratotl-r; churnh, both morning
Johnson in Fine Condition.
HAVANA, March 2f?.-Jack Wefeh,
ot San Francisco, was named referee
for the Johnson-Willard fight. An
American physician examined .Tohr>
M( i. tonight and anuo un 004} dim in fino
condition, all organs
y Judge Released
Other witnesses told of Jeffers' as*
sault on Judge Cox's special depu
ties,-who had been sent, to arrest Jef
fers and members of the board and ot
the shooting which followed. Mayor
I Robert. Sheriff Shea and . City. Judge
Smith were released from custody to
lay after they had furnished addition
al honda of Ave thousand dollars each/
to answer to charges of attempting
to corrupt government witn?r.ses
mude by trisl Jidge Anderson. Alex
ander Aciel held on the same charge
ta still in jail.
M YORK BANKS TO
FINANCE COTTON IN
FORMER SENATOR MCLAURIN
EASY TO SECURE
LOAN ON COTTON
New York Financiers Very En
thusiastic and W01 Lawl
fppcinl to Til? Intclll-stNow.
COLUMBIA. March 25.-Arrange
ments to finance cotton stored ia
-ii atc warehouses through New York
?anks wer? announced today by form
er senator. John U McLaurln, who
returned from a trip to Washington
and New York. Hd wap accompanied by
stan? Senator Banks of Calhoun roun*
ty who emphasized tho arrangements
by telling how he had borrowed f 10.
000 at 5 per cent straight interest, on
warehouse : -celptB of cotton which
he had stored In State warehouses.
Valuable assistance was rendered
jy NV. P. G. Harding, a member of
the federal reserve boar! to Senator
VTcLaurln, and in Now York he held
?utisfuctory conferenc?B with thu
Juaranty Trust company and tho Na
tional City bank. It was at ?ho Guar?
mt y Trust company that Mr. Banks
secured his $10,000, and the South
Carolinians report that they believe it
would have been easier to procure a
loan of $100,000 on cotton. They sute
hat the New York financiera arfe'en
thusiast le over the p'.*nn and will lend
A statement covering the matter in
(Jetioi is being prepare 1 by Ware-*
house Commissioner McLaurln- sad
will bo given to tho pub-fc lu a few
Says. One of the main points empha
deed In the new arrangeaient^ that
t'ne isman banks, can how. relieve
themselves of the burden ot carrying
loans of last year's cotton crop aiid
can turn their resources to extending
credit for the comfag years'.
Mr. McLaurln has a proposition for
tils acceptance detailing a plan to
jvercome the difficulty presented lu
the fact that the money would be nor
?owed by so many Individ?alo and the;
bank wishes to deal with on l?divt
lual borrower. *Fhe suggestion is
nade that Mr. McLaurln arrange with
some responsible bank or financial |p
itltution in South Carolina to loan
igalnst State warehouse receipts, and
that he take in connection with such,
loans an agreement giving (he insti
tution selected by bim the rlghr of
re-hypothecation or subrogation. Then
they can send the warehouse receipts
to a broker In New York with a felgnj
traft on the New York bank Ur der the
provisions- of the New York State law.
recently passed providing for ' such
Governor Manning thia afternoon
appointed R. W. Burts sheriff ot Ab
beville county, to succeed Charley '.!.
Lyon, who resigned to uecom? United
State* marshal for the western. dis
trict. Mr. Burta-was not an appli
cant. H? is a farmer and a member
r>f a prominent family In Abbeville
Governor Manning this morning ap
pointed the following trustees fdr 'the
South Carolina School for the Deaf
and Blind at Cedar Springs: Dr. J. S.
Cleveland of Spartanburg, Dt. W. D.
Patton of Cross Anchor, Claude N.
Sapp of Lancaster. Mr. Supp waa
Formerly a rep tentative . from Lan
caster county ana was a strong Blesse
man in the last adsainiitritlon.
Gover.ior Manning announced tode.y
that he would appoint Harry A. Dar
?an clerk of court for Greenville
.ounty vice John M. Cureton, deceas
ed. The appointment bad been un?
1er consideration for som? time.
SENT TO VERA CRUZ
rViU Join Cruiser De? Moan?? le
iee That Port ia Kent Open
WASHINGTON, March 35.-th*
?ut Gosh lp Georgia wat: dispatched to
la/ from Yera Crus to into the
?ruiser Des Moinee, at Progreso to
iee that tho port la kept'open fer
..imm.'rce. The warships pr?sence is
ixpected to aid In-the maintenance of
>rder in Yucatan where: the Sisal
-iemp growers, are trying td get,?flt
ho crop nseded by American twtite
nannfacvurers. Secretary Bryan ?aid
oday that conditions have grown
nore favorable in Yucatan.
Convention Resume* Session.
MEXICO, CITY. March . ihV-Tba
lationa) convention ha? rettnfi?d ita
ess!on. Colonel Roque Garta prtetd
og. . Five millions pesos was appro
>rlated for relief of the poor Sn the
Hy. The convection la toii^nlOaS.