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Fair today; gent?o to mod?rate
south to southwest winds.
U>eal Spots.9 1-2 c
President Wilfi
Gravity of
pared for1
Washington, ? ijr 12*-The United
States, in tTic nt n Ut be sent to i3cr
uiany tomorrow ananda a guarantee
that there will ao , further sub
marine attacks c merchant ships car
rying non-combi nuts. It sorves no
tice, too, that fi ireparatKa -will be
sought tor the : ss of ;oorc than u
hundred Amorici i Uvea ia the singing-,
of tiie Lusitania ind foV-Pther viola
tions of Americ : righto on th* ?c'a
In tho war zon<
Thc documen was to have been
cabled tonight, i t the president af
ter a conference i ah Counsellor Lan
sing of the stai department, made
several changes In the legal details
and then r?vis?e ft s'.onc. 'it will bc
dispatched tomo pw and it is expect
ed that it will b? tiado public soon ar
ter. No csscnti ; changes woro made
in the communl^ttLjka formnWerl,
bunday by President wilson and ?p
proved hy thc cabinet yesterday.
Thc principal points In the noto art
substantially as follows: The United
States government-coila attention lb
the'sinking of the Falaba, with lost
of American life, tho German air
men's attack on thc American Bte*r
er Cashing, and tho torpedoing of the
Gulflight, and the Lusitania.
It declares these acta are definable
under international laws. The usual
financial reparation will be sought
though Germany is reminded that she
cannot restore ? tho liven sacrificed.
Expressions of regret may comply
with legal precedent, but are valuolosv.
unless accompanied by a cessation. of
piacttces endangering the lives ol
uon-combatauts. The right of nou
trals to tr?.vel to any point on the
high seas on neutral or heiligereni
ships In asserted, In the name o
humanity and international law tin
United Stages demands a guarantee
that these rights will be respected am.
that there will bc no repetition o
the attacks ou merchantmen carrylui
non-combatants. /The suggestion i?
made that tho German govprnmcnf
could not have it tended to dostroj
innocent lives, consequently the Ger
man submarine commanders must
have misunderstood Instructions} The
United StateB indicated ita hope that
this will be found to be true, and that
a cessation of these unlawful prac
tices will result thereby. Thc Ger
mans' attention is called to the earn
estness of tho government and thc
people of thc United States In this sit
It ts made. plain that the Unitet
States will. leave nothing undone i
either diplomatic representations o
other action to obtain compliance by
Germany to requests made. \ .strici
accounting, therefore, ls now as! 'ti
from Germany. The note throughout
is couched with friendliness, but ls un
mistakably firm. No indication ii
given of the steps to be taken by thc.
Culled states in the event of au un
favorable reply.
Fully Realizes j
Washington, May t3.-President
Wilson today virtually com pl ct od th?
note that he' will seno, io Germany as
a result of tho sinking ot tho Lusi
tania with a loss of moro than IOC
American Uvea, lt will ask German:
for an accounting tor a scries ot vlo
lationa of Amorran rights in tho wat
cone, not only financial but moral, and
a guarantee''that there will be no rt
petition bf the unlawful practices ?
the German submarines.
Thc following statement on the
Lusitania Incident, wan made public ai
the White House by Secretary Tu
multy after a conference with th
"The course of the president bas
been determined, lt will be announced
Just aa soon aa lt 1B proper to pub
lish th? note'how tn preparation."
The note, which bas been approved
by the cabinet, will be sent to Am
bassador Gerard at Harlin late today
or early tomorrow, 'xt b* presented lo
L>? Vrmen governuient. Its final de
tail Aro .being revised today
Tue members ot .he cabinet who
have advocated a vigorous foreign
policy, are satisfied with ita terms
Tho conservative members approve it
It is said that the president realises !
Germant Began Attack Last Sat?
urday m Anticipation of
British Move.
London, May 12.?-One of the great
est battles of thc war ls raging in
Flanders and the north of France.
Ypres and Arras aro tho centers ot
this movement which tho Germana be
gan in anticipation of a British at
tack last "Saturday.
London, May 12.-From tho Belgian
coast to Arras a great battle is <
underway bptweea the armies of the *
fl Wis fl ml frUHMBr! ThP Rftlrlillffi lg;fc
a Httlc section ot their nation which
they ?till hold, are pushing forward,
apparently with some success. Near
the border the French ore attacking
furiously. I
Between these two districts the Oer- <?
mans prosecuting a Tierce offensive
against tho British.
Local success have been won by
both sides but thc main Issue will ?
probably not be decided soon.
On eastern front the Russians admit
further retreat In Galicia, but deny
Auptrla-Onrmany reports of a com
plete rout. Correspondence from Pet
rograd minimizes the Importance of
the Austro-Germany victory. Intimat
ing that Russians strategy may have .,
been responsible In part for the rapid
advance of thc Teutonic forces. 1'
Reports from all sources Indicate a
loss of lire in the fight on Gallipoli ?;
peninsula and indicate that thc allies
have paid, a heavy price for establish- ''
lng positions on land. 1
That losaos of Ttfks have also t
been heavi'. aa indicated in an Athens a
dispatch which says fresh Turkish j
troops have been brought in from
near Smyrna to fill their depleted 8
ranks. . r
Prussian Casualties to Bate.
Copenhagen. May 12.-Total cas
ualties among the Prussian troops to
date tare 1.263.T.73. Thc latest lists
contain 37,665 names.
Austrian an?* Cern?an Lossen.
Geneva, Switzerland. May 12.-A
dispatch from Cracow says tho Aus
trian and German lossca nlnce May
first amount to a hundred and sixty
five thousand officers nnd men. The
Russian losses In prisoners is placed je
at fifty thousand. }i
Three Submarines a Month.
Geneva. May 12.-A Swiss engineer
who arrived today from Hamburg says
the shipyards there are turning out
three finished submarines a month,
two of .the larger class and one of
the smaller type.
Horn Denied Liberty.
Boston. May 12.-The petition of
Werner Horn for release from run
tody on a, writ ot habeas corpus wan
refused In the federal court today.
Judge Morton holding that the de
fendant's attempt to destroy the fi
trJrnational bridge at VancoborL
Mas*., was not an act ot war.
Japan Beads Sympathy.
Tokio, 'May 12.-Japan han sent
England and the United States mes
sages of sympathy won the Lusitania
disaster. Japanese newspapers bit
terly arraign Germany tor the sink
ing of the passenger ship. Ono calls
the act "masincre of Innocents," ?er*
tain to excite th? United . States
righteous indignation. Otho? news*
papers declare the Unie has come
[ to forever remove German menace.
Florida Hostile.
Tallahassee. Fla., May IS.-Concur
rent resolutions urging President
Wilson to um his best efforts to mala*
I tain inviolate tne. scstfa?ty of the
Untied State?, were defeated by the
lower house of the Florida legislature
yesterday. The resolution passed the
senate yesterday.
Charles C. Short.
Churlos C. . Short of Chicago ."?"as.
fireless operator on the Gulflight,
he American ship which waa sunkl
ff tho Scilly Islands by a submarine,
upposed to bo of the German ravy.
?hort was twenty-two years" old.
"hin was his first voyage on tho
xmdon Market Boycotts Foreign
Subjects-Extra Policemen to ,
Prevent Further Riots.
London, May 12.-The sinking of
he Lusitania has aroused to a vio
snt climax the smouldering hatred
nd suspicion of Germans living in
?ngland. Thin animosity found ex
resslon during tho last twenty four \
oura in attacks on Germans and
heir shops in London and Liverpool
nd minor disturbances iu other ell
is. The windows of many Gorman
hops were smashed and some shops
flaged. Tho proprietors generally
rere driven away. A spontaneous I
aovement developed on the London']
?ark?t to boycott tho subjects ot en
my countries. Small dealers ap
icaring today for supplies were re
used them, and a number were drlv
n away. -Many disturbers were ar
ested and Tined or imprisoned. Large
orces ot pol ic: and constables wee
ctailed for duty tonight on account
f rumora of organized riots be start
(1 at midnight. The anti-German feei
ng is not confined to lower classes.
There has been a general domand by
lewspapers for the internment of ail
ubjects of enomy countries. Agita
ions by several members of parlia
ment lcd premier Asquith to summon
. special cabinet meeting. Later As
lulth made a statement in the house
f commons indicating that the gov
rnment will carry out the popular
lemand for placing these allens In
oncentration camp.
London, - - May 12.-Anti-Get man
intbreaka of particular severity oc
urred today in the neighborhood of
ho East India docks, and- sixty or
even ty Gerin m. shops were wrecked,
'ollco reinforcements were rushed to
he scene.
Throughout East End riots agalf.st
lennans were renewed this morning
rlth even- greater violence than yes?
erdsy. Wherever a German showed
ilmsolf he was attacked.
Owing to a thinning of the police
orce foy drafts sent to tho- army.
ons!derable dlfhcu'ty was had in.
lealing with angry crowds and spe
1ai constabas had to be called out.
In some cases the police 1 were
Icfled by. crowds and some officers
njured trying to protect Germans,
fany-Russian Jews, mistaken for
1er mans', flocked to Bast End. police
talions and pleadod for protection.
Reports reached ' police that pri
ais houses . belonging to . wealthy
lennans in West Bad were liable to
Kt burned. Troops are ready to aa
lst .-police there, it nocesssry.
The cabinet is in special confer
ace today to review the allen sit
tatton. Vhe countrv la eagerly ex
pect lng drastic ? action.
former Ambassador to U. S. Head
L of Special British Govern*
.a.' ment Committee.
rVJkldon, May 12.- V??_ount Bryce.
. fdrier Br|Us1t'. ambassador at Wash
(loa"*?), and bow chairman of a spec
ial ftovcrnmcni committee appointed
to HTcstiRatQ and raport on "out
rage? alleged to have been committed
by Orman troops during thc present
: war. V has submitted A?o report of
the cknralttee to Prc?Her Asquith.
Thdltiocttment is jSanstdrrcd as
prpbaHy the most serf? arraignment
thus fir made of tho QVman military
?tf?epUcro88 Belgiumfitnalnly be
cause hf the position gof Viscount
?rake fe a historian, ind alto, be
cause of the caro .withwhich the in*
vofctiraupn was made, tho great num
bor ?f- vItDcsscs wb?fte7te8tlmony was
examine! and the mass ot evidence
now sublltted with tue report ot the
Assoclaed with Lord Bryce on the F
corhtnlttritwere Slr Frederick Pollock, fl
Slr fed Hp Clarke, Slr Alfred Hop- I
klntson, HI A. L. Fishier.: Vice Chan- I
cellor of he Cnlvcr-vHy nf Sheffield. ?
Harold Col and K- Digby. I
Tho comtnlttpe wa? appointed by I
Premier Asquith or. January H?, last, J
and was gllbn broad dustructtbna to ?
fniftaf-mu3iini l eiijgieia IM'THI 9
treatment ot Vivlllans,?nd breaches of
law and osta?llshed usages of war."
Tho most Bmportani finds of thc
cqmmlttcjt.vt,apntms|to|p.ip thc fol
.lowlng concludion at Ute close of thc |
report: 1 '
."lt will be ?en that the committee
hrvo come tota definite conclusion
upon each of tte heads under which
the evidence hat been classified:
"It is proved I
"First: Thar*thern were in many
parts of llelgium deliberate and sys
tematically organized massacres of
thc civil population, accompanied by
many isolated mtrdora and other out
, rapes. ?
"Second: That
lng. and the wai
property were
nan ced by the ofh
armv that elabor;
benn made for s
rlsm at tho very ot
and that (ho burn)
were frequently v
necessity could br
deed part of a systc1
"Fourth: That the
of war frequently b
ly by the using of cl
women and children a
vancing forces as ex
a loss degree by killi
and prisoners, and i
abuse of the Bed Cross
oting, house burn
on destruction of
ered and counte
rs of the German
provision had
cniatic incendla
reak of tin: war,
and destruction
re no military
lesod hcing in
o? general tor
ies and usages
en. partlcular
ians. including
shield for ad
cd to fire,.to
the wounded
the frequent
nd the White
? Witness Says Colonel t> Declar
ed-Had Promised ti "Tear
Wilson to Piece
Syracuse, May 12.-John
! chinson. a witness for Willi)
?swore in supremo court h
in the trial of .Barnes* 1
against Theodore "F.-wsevolt.
I than a year ar.o Roosevelt ag
the Republican party needed
I Bald ho would "go after T
Wilson " with his Pittsburgh
land on foreign treaties and "t
I to pieces." Then Hutchinson
?ed Roosevelt asserted that aft?
happened at Chicago In tho R
can party was not big neough t
{him and Barnes. Hutchinson
chairman of thp speakers bun
the Republican State Commlitoe f*
1906 to 1913.
ramon? Mea Who Used Htsi
Atlanta, May 12.-The best wrl
and purists In conversation need
longer hesitate about using the po
lar slang phrase, "Nobody at hom
To the lin of famous write re who e
ployed it, among whom is number
Alexander Pope, has now been add
the hame of Charlee Dickons. T
phrase appears in chapter XXXIV
Nicholas Nickleby, in which is rccon
ed a conversation between Nlckleb
the miser, and Squocrs the schoolman
ter. Saucers says, "Ho was wantln
here," touching hts forehead, "nobod
at home, you know, if you knock
ever so often."
pew Photo of Premier
of Austria-Hungary.
Premier Burlan.
This is tho newest photograph of
minier Hurlan of Austria-Hungary,
ho recently came into control of tho
p|ernment. ile has perhaps tho
irdest political task of any premier
Europe. His efforts m'c now bent
i keeping Italy out of thc war.
Submitted at Annual Convention
Shows 300.000 Mem
Houston, May 12. -Doctor Lansing
?urrows, of Atucricus, Oa.. was un
iolmously reelected president of the
Southern Baptist Convention at thc
ipcnlng exercises here today. Thc
flee presidents elected included B.
'. Henning. Elizabeth City. II. C.
rlooro. Balcigb, was chosen ono of th?
ecro taries.
Commltteo recommendations against
he proposed consolidation of Hie
ionic and foreign boards, ond tho In?
LUguration of a movement to wlth
!raw Bnptlst young people from the
vorld-wldc paraca and Phllathnjt
lassos vfore features of thc opening
ession. There were a thousand and
Ive registered convention delegate:?
md three hundred and sixty to tlr;
Vom a n's Missionary Union.
Dr. J W. Porter of Lexington. Ky.,
lelivered thc convention sermon" to
Houston, Texas, May 12,-A total
Membership of 300,000 was reported hy
ht /oman'a Missionary linton of th*
muthern Hantlst church at the annual
onv?ntlon here today. The voport
tated that successful missionary so
ldiers arri beinR maintained by tho
nlon among women in forc-lai lands,
n Shanghai, Chin... l."?7 young women
? the Y nu tie; vVomcn's Auxiliary of
ho Baptist churches have taken as
heir special mission the winning of
noir mothers to Christianity.
In thc home churches six states r??
orted moro than 2.700 tlthors in thu
nlon. In ten states there are nine
sen hundred mission study classes,
light states reported that more than
.200 societies observed tho January
reek of prayer for World wide mis
ions and tho March week of prayer
jr home missions.
Thc union had as manv societies in
ourtcen states the past year as
:iere were tho previous year in all
ie eighteen sttaes where the church
ras represented. Ono state alone re
orted .168 new missionary societies
be report mentions that seven states
ave more than 20O societies which
urt year roached thfi standard1 of
xcollence and that IOU churches have
ill graded missionary unions.
The union has obligated ItROlf to
ils0 $10,000 to arid to a gift of a like
mount from the 8unday school board
yr the enlargement of the training
:hool at Louisville. Ky. An appeal Is
lade to the laymen, through their
ilsslonary movement, to undertake
ie training ot boys .over twelve years
r age In missionary work.
Washington, May ?2.-President
hilson today appointed David B.
raxldr, postmaster of Greenville
oath Carolina.
^x-Presidcnt Taft Says Plan is
Feasible Though Contrary to
Present Policies of U. S.
Cleveland. May ia.-With tho opcn
ng of the World Court Congress her?:
oday a movement waa formally
aunched, which ?ta advocates claim lo
he grcatcBf advance yo*-"taken to
va. il a lasting peaco among thc
vor ld powers. Tho congress plant
m international court of Justice
minded upon an agreement to which
.11 great powers would be signatory.
Ml signatory nations would submit
heir disputes to this court, any/ ono
tot so doing to bo subjected tn thc
onibined pressure of the others,. Bx
'resident Taft, Alton B. Parker and
.thors were among thc speakers. Tatt
leclared this idea of International
rlbunal practical was feasible. Ho
aid he was aware that membership
n this league woiVd Involve In ,-art
he United States' obligation to take
?art in Europeau avd Asiatic '.var;;;
hat In this respect lt would be a de
larture from the traditional policy of
he United States in avoiding en
angling alliances with European or
tslatlc countries. He aiVjod he con
clved that the interest of the United
(tates in closo business and social
elations with oilier countries of thc
forld would Justify lt
fie roland, O.. May 12.-The creation
f a world court for maintaining
.orhl peace in the future, which ls
he object of thc world court con
reas which assembled here today,
'as viewed in an address by John
lays Hammond, chairman, as a pro
jet In which America should lead.
The promoters of UIIB congress have
lld emphasis on the fact that their
bjoct is not a stop-tho-war-movc
lent, but that lt looks to tho consum
?atlon of International peace Ideals
s soon as tho present war is over.
Picturing the horrors and economic
isses of the war.' Mr. Hammond urg
1 mankind not to despair of civiliza
ion's ideals, but to take renewed
aurago from tho fact that "tho cthl
il standards of thc pcnplo are hlgh
r and tho cardinal virtues more wlde
; prevalent than ever before In re
irded history."
Famous Counterfeiter in Pen.
Atlanta, May 12.-Charieo L
/'right, a notod counterfeiter, has
cen brought to the Atlanta Federal
enltentlary to serve n sentence o
Ight years. With him carno three
bite slavers and four lien convict
J ot misusing the mails.
Ship on Fire.
London. May 12.- An Amsterdam
sws dispatch says that an unlden
fted steamer had been torpedoed and
.t afire off Schicrmopnickog, an le
in d In thc North Sea. Nothing is
Down of the crow's fato.
Jap Cruiser Floated.
Tokio. May 12.-The Japanese ar
lorcd crulBcr Asams, which ran
ihore on the coast of Lower Callfor
la, on February 4, has been re-float
1. according to an official announce
on t. Thc Asama probably will be
x-ked and repaired at San Frsnctsco.
British Have Lost 301 Ships.
London. May 12.-rThe cost of the
ar in British ships not Including
arshlps. thus far has been 201 vos
?ls. The loss of life 'bas been
!>56. Thomas J. McNamara, parlla
cntary secretary of the admiralty,
ive these figures in the house of
mimons yesterday.
Riggs Bank Case Postponed.
Washington, May 12.-Hearing ol
ie case or the Riggs National bank
telnet Secretary Treasury McAdoo,
>mptroller~Williams and Treasurer
kirke, accused by the bank ot at
mptlog to wreck it was postponer
d-y until next Monday at the re
test of th? government's attorneys.
Opposing Factions Not Trying to
Influence Cabinet-Ger?
many Apprehensive.
Rome. May 12.-A meeting of coun
cil minister? which waa held today to
disc ii nu tho situation in Italy and Aus
tria, lasted moro than two hours. No
communication waa Issued at IU con
clusion, but it is believed a decision
waa roached for the cabinet go be
fore parliament r.r/1 submit the exist
ing situation to that body.
Pome, May 12.-The course . of
Italy in the European war is still un
decided today, but little hope for
penco Is apparently held in official cir
/ *
Rome. May 12.- What is consid
ered the last definite proposal of Aus
tria concerning territorial cones*
sion s demanded by Italy was received
today. The Italian cabinet immed
iately wont In session to consider lt.*
Two great political parties ot italy,
one favoring war; the other favor the
continued neutrality thus' far h?ve re
frained from any direct endeavors tc
shape th-, conclusion Of cantar '.v
Former Premier Ololittl ls still firmly
convinced war oah be avoided by ob
taining from Austria adequate con
Berlin. Msy 12-Tageblatt says:
"Situation In Italy, despite exertions
at a late hour by neutralists, is un
deniably grave. " Ail nvenable asws
makes it clear the mill tn? y prepara
tions must continue incessantly." .
Rome. May 12.-Troops were re
quired last night to disperse a great
crowd of war enthusiasts. The
crowd paraded the streets and crier
"Down with Austria! Down with
Glullttl!" They cheered Premier
Salandra and Foreign- Minister Son
Tho people apparently felt Uid
greatest animosity toward fo'.mer
Premier Qloltttt who ls regarde! as
the leader of the peace party. A
crowd tried to storm his residence,
but was prevented hy the roldte.'s
Tho crowd Jeered as lt passed thc
Connan ecclesiastical college.
Tho final decision for war. pr pesca
rests with King Victor Emmanuel.
He alone has the power to declaro
war. make peace apd conclude
treaties. It ls a question whether the
king's action will be only format or
in accordance, with the decision Of the
Tho majority or the people Appa
rently believe that th? cabinet must
assume tho responsibility with the
certainty that Its decision w|JI be sus
tained by the parliament and country.
The parliament's part remains uncer
tain . The king may br may not ask
Hs opinion regarding the wisest
course, when Austria makes her
final decision, regarding-the conces
"Mustache" Club Fellare,
Atlanta. May 12.-Mustaches ara
not as popular this spring In Qeorgtla
aa they have been in past years, ac
cording to tbe smualng story brought
to Atlanta by a visitor from tbs little
town of Gray.
It seems that the young men of
Gray and Bradley, a neighboring ham
let, have formed a mustache club,
whose members have agreed to torn
ont and wear mustaches. It appears,
however, that the club will be short
lived, for the president of the club.
. young attorney has received orders
from bis best girl to remoM? bis, and
that the door will be closed to him
until orders are obeyed.
The mustache ts still Intact, with
the young maa begging for time, hop
ing that with a full growth his looks
will be so improved that the embar
go will be raised. Other like serions
altuations are said to be impending
unless the mustaches are taken off.
geek to Aaaaal Twa Cent Pare,
Detroit, Mich/. May 12-Bond
holders of the Pera Marquette rail
road tiled suit la the United States
court here today seeking to have
Michigan's 2 cent passengor fare
law declared unconstitutional oa the
ground that lt ls "confiscatory ot
Ute railroad's property.u

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