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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 oooooooooooooooooooo o o o RAILROADS t'A NT SUN o < o STEAMSHIPS ON LAKES o o - o 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 0 Oi OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO , 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.