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FOR TRIAL IN I
Accepts Responsibility fo
Government While He
Chancellor. No Crini
Berlin, Jtine 28.-Dr. Theobaldl Von
Bethmann- 1o!1 weg, former German
chancellor, has forimilly asked the al
lied and assoeiated powers to place
hii on trial ilisteald of the former em
peror. The former chancellor says
that he a ssumes responsibility for the
acts of (eiany during his period of
oillee and1 places himself at the dis
J'osal of the allies.
The request, of the former cluncel
lor was imlade on June 25 in a coin
mun) lea tion to Premier Cle 'mneeau,
president of the eon ference. Dr. Von
liet hnmann-I loll weg, it is said, desired
to take this step oin May 20 but re
frained at that tline on the expressed
wish of the Gerilan governiment. The
coinmt nunletalion asks Premier Clemen
ceau to br ing the following docuimen t
10 the knowlhdge of the allied atI
"Ii article 227 of the ileace wrs,
the alliled and assoiat ed powers pnh
licly arrailn his majesty, William ii
of Ilolheizol!b-n, forIler teriman euI
peofor at 1upreme1( offe(nse a1gattid
iiternatonal morality and the sanc
lilv of treaties. At lt sitlne time
they announclilIeed thebir resolve to ad
drtess a reiujl est to tle government of
the Ni herlands for tile surrender of
the foriner (ilmperol for purpose of
"'ithli ef rence thereto, I take the
liberty of addressing a request to the
powers to let the projected proceed
ings against his mlajesty, the eiperor,
be taken against me. For this object
1 hereby place lyself at lite disposal
of the allied and assoeiated powers.
"As former German imperial chan
cellor, I hear for my Period of ollC
sole responsibility, as regulated in the
German constitution for the polit teal
acts of the emiperior. I holieve I may
deduce therefrom the claim that the
reekoning which the allied and asso
. td powers desire to demand for
PH lDI)ENT WiLSON SAILS
FOR UNITED ST.ATES
(ciorge WaltShinilgtoll, withii the Presi.
dential Patirty, Depairted froml Brest
Id 2:30 P1. 31. Sunda11y.
Htrest, .1111e 29.--P-esident ison,
-the trea ty with Germnany signed, sailed
from itrcst today onl his return to the
Utnited States. The 1. S. S. Ger'orge
"Wasiingtont, carrying the presiden
tial party, steamed from tile harbor
at 2:26 oclock this afternoon.
The depar ture of the President
froit France eatised little excitement
tallce of f1f0y feet from where his
'tince of flfty feet ofri where his
ileelal tIraini stopped to where a 1111
for launchei was waiting to convey
him to t he George War ington. There
was little cheerinlg andr applause from
thie several I housands wiho had galth
eredl at the enmbarkatloll 11eer. A pro0
cession of socialists, sinlginig the "In
ter'natitonale,"' dbuchIIiled from the inue
Siam as the President wvalked aeros
the pier. The Prsidenit waved Ils silk
hat to the pa radlers.
(Gathered onl the whlarf were French
and American ollils. The fIrst to
greet the Presidenlt were Admiral iI.
Salatin and~ Admiral E. N. lenioit, of
'the Freneh nlavy. Rear Adlmiral A. S.
Halst ead, (If t he Amnericean navy, and
Slaj. Jenl. E. A. Ulelmiek and Brig.
Gten. Smied 1ev liuitler greeted tile P'res
ident in turn.
Airs. WVilson wa lpresenlted wiith aI:
houqiuet of rittanily rotses by Mrts.
reipresenlt ing the~ Amileriean Rled Cirossi
In France. Mrs'. Wilson wVore a iavy
bluie tailored driess anud a handsome
bitt simiple little hat, aptparently the
latest creation11 fr'om the ilue de l a
P aix. SheI tmil ed anil t hailked .\l rs.
!Lewis anthen 11(1 hatted briefly with
herI. Mr s. Witlson ~ appeaared tired and
fatigued andi applarently was in1 a
hurry to reachl theO launch,
Thle banil of thle Tenth 'Chasseturs
playedl "T'he Star-Spangled Banner"
and the "Marseilhlse" as the Presi
dent descended tho steps into the
Orov' Tasteless chili Tonic
restores vitalIty and energy by purifying and eim
riching the blood. You can soon feet its Strength.
wnlnvtgorating Effect [elee G60.
ACE OF KAISER
r Political Actions of His
Was Acting as Imperial
nal Action Against Kaiser.
these acts shall he demanded solely
"leing conv Inced that the allied
and associated powers will not dely
international respect to Ile legal po
sitlon fixed by imiblic constitutional
law, I may express the hope that they
will be Inclined to yield to my lirgent
"Voil ilethmniann-l lollweg.
'Iolienlfinow, .lne 2..1'
Dr. Von lethiann-i loll weg was
Gerimall chaleellor froin 1909 to .Jtuly
i , 1917. lIe succeeded Prince Von
Th11e definition of tile treaty guaran
tecing the neutrality of leIgiuim as
a "serl) of paper" was made by Von
liethI miann-lollw eg i an address to
the lleichstag shortly after tile be
lilning of Ilie war. The forier
(jhiaicellor has blamied the militarist
for starting the war, while lie, inl turn,
has b b1(.4j llamed.
Ikast bbriuary. the former (chaniccel
lem oelTre d to go lefore a triiuni to
alve nacoitilg. for his steward
ship ;I.-ciancellor-. Tt wS annonne
in Virl in (n i l ay 27 that \'on lI h
iuani-Jlollwen would he among those
who wolild he tried by ile Gerimani
corlne wihell woul inv es IIaf respon
:Hility for ithe loss of tle war by Ger
Iif has bee II men tioned several
times as among those who might le
tiled by tle allies for political of
feises in connect loll w1 I ie origil
of lie war.
Dr. Von 3et himann-lI loll weg is 62
ye.iris old. ' Dvfore coming to lie chan
eellor Ie was Prussian minilster of
tho interior and imperial t reasu rer
and vice-chancellor. He held the
rank of lieutenant in thie German
arny. Since hIs retirement from of
fice, th1e former chancellor has been
living at Hlohenfinow, his estate near
Mbers.walde, 27 miles north of Berlin.
launch. As the launch went into
the streai a Company of marines and
veterans of the Yser presented arms,
while cries of "Viva Wilson!" "Viva
Anierique!" "Viva la laix!" arose.
The P 'resident stood aft o. I he
launch waving his hat at the crowd
oil the national bridge. Th laniiitch
was lost to view lowni the harbor
just as the socialist parade reached
tle cliffs overlooking Itie harbor.
"This Is Aimlerica," were the Presi
dent's words its lie shook hands with
Capt. Edward McCauley aboard the
George Washington. The President
and Mrs. Wilson retired to their
staterooms as the engines and ma
chinery began to roar and final or
flers -ere given.
launicheCon was seived at 1 o'clock
aind the mleal hiad just been 1 compllet
edI whien the George Washington be
gant to make headway out of the har
bori. The bat tleship Oklahoma led theo
way. Thle destroyer's Woolsey and
TairbellI were 'on the iport anld starboard
sidles wleI the Wicks and Y'arnellI
biroughit up thle recar.
As the triansport movedl out the
Presldenlt apipeared oin thle bridges
wvea ring a cap. Itear Adiralut (ray
soni, is physician, stood nearby. TIhie
President was sIlent as he gazedl at
lie d isapipearinig shores of' lran(e.
Thle weathier' was perif(ect and there
was scar('ely a ripple'0 0n the oceaii
as the GIeorge Washingtoil em erged
froii thle hriest tloads into te Atlanl
tie. The lFreniich destruyeris Vaniilon
aiid (Carfluola escorete.d the iresideiit ial
sltjiudonl to the Iliant light. Afiteir
salutinug with their sirens and guns
lie Frenchi warisiIps riturned(1 to
A\s the (eoige Watshinigton disap..
lieatredl In the sunmmier haze, the Priesl
donlt stoodh on the bridge wavIng a far
Well answver to the sal ute fiomi the
ltepmort, of Escape of GAertmn ('rownt
VTe I hagume, JTune 27.--Frmederlek
WVilltamn Hlohenzol lein, the former
German crowni lin~ce, whose escape
from HiollandI to (lermany had been
reported, was still at his i'esidence
on theo Island of Wieringen In the
Zuyder Zee thils nmornig, It was omi
elally announcedr heore til aftenon.
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RABUN NEWS. *
talmu, June 30.----1rs. Dora Babb
aild Miss Jenovee labb, of Eden sec
tion, visite(i Mr. Tmully lab and
Mrs. Mlary Dolt, of II ickory Tavern
section, spent Sunday witih Mrs. Ml(
Mr. Brooks Nash and famnily spent
Sunday w ith Mr. and -Mrs. John Arm
stronig, of Laiurenis.
Mrs. Ilebecca Owens and Miss Edna
Owens visited Mrs. ClaIude Wasson, of
I rienldship :wectionl Monday and Alonl
Mrs. Florence lieagtie, Alesdaine(
elwee'a Owens and Markus Owens
spent Tuesday with 'Mrs. IBoh Boli.
Mtissis Vera and M aid h11Vdwin werec
visitors of Miss Cora Leagu e \ednv.
lorn to Mr. and Mrs. Smith J. Mar
in last Wednesday, June IS, a daugh
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Abercrombie
and little son, Willie, retuiirned to 0ir
home in Charlotte, N. C., Tiesday, af
tor spending several days with his
mother and attending the fluneral of
h1is brotheri, .\r. Ironlard .\borcrombhie,
One of the re
it's the bigges
than they do;
the clothes be
to prove it.
,.lIs. Soan , h MaIon and childreni visit
ed her ( parents, Mr. and Mirs. .olin
Wolff of Shiloh. 'iesday ui(d Wednes
.\I. T. 1. IHi lbi) and little Mary of
Gray Cotti, dined with .lMr. 'Tuilly labb
an1d famlily Wed iesday.
.r. and .\IIs. George 1ia11) visited
.\Ir. and .lt s. Chali lahb. of AMerna
I.. ('alvin Aiderson, of .\lerna see
ti(, spe t 'I'luisday with Mr. lIarle
A here romlbie.
\Mr. Smiih .\Iartin was inl Cray ('oli.
'l i istly, o lmsness.
.esIrs. Will Holt and Ceorge l1lhh
were in lianurens on lus iness 'I'huiris
.drIt. ('laude Wasson land family, of
lrieidslip s( cllon, visited MIrs. ie
hecea Owens lPriiay.
M ( Nic Abwercrom0-o. of iHickory
Tlaven, is visiting Mirs. .I\l'ina Aber-.
\lr. anld .lMrs. Incgold. of Washiington,
1). C., are visiting Mcs. Leonard Aber
lr. .IoiInahall A breromihble, of
Qucanlico. Va.. Is at hoine with Iis
moot her for tihIe suimmer.
.lMr. and .\ls. (eore libb visited
\lc. and As I; libb. of Gray Court,
atirlday ni -hi and S1unday.
.lMr. Slo: \ii lahon purchas'd a new
1'rd ent 1.1t week.
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