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VOLUME II. NO. 63.
PRICE FIVE CENTS ALLIES HAI FOR CHE GERMAN SUBMARINE SUNK, ATTACK ON THE DARD ANELLES RESUMED RUSSIANS WIN OVER AUSTRIANS 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 cheerfulness tonight. 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 frontier. ? 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. FRIGHTFUL MASSACRE OF ASSYRIAN CHRISTIANS Men Are Killed and Women Are Car ried Off. 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, (CONTINUED ON PAGE 4.) American Flag . 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, plan. Werner Horn Taken To Boston For Trial - r 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. rE CAUSE ERFULNESS SEARCHING FOR MISSING! Grave Fear? Expressed for Its Safety-Carries Crew of Twenty-Five 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. CONSIDERATION OF NOTE COMPLETED 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 countries. 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 Ft?REPARATION1 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 German Submarine Dutch Vessel Carrying Cargo bf ' Oranges Sent to Borton By U-28 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 Of Kidnapping 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 hidden. Germany's Large Fastest 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 submarines. The submarine's commander told : ene of the merchant c?ptalas taken aboard a submarine that. he com Przemysl, Take 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 &m? FOR FAIR A?ORELO DAY WILL BE OPERATED BY THE C. * W. C. FROM CAL HOUN FALLS APRIL 9 SPECIAL RATES 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. st and Submarine Sunkl 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 <z?/f?/d4L> 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? INTERE FOR BOTH CLEMSON CA ! OETS AND THF. PUBLIC GENERALLY ' ? PARADE AND DRILL [ SPLENDIDLY DONE Band Concert Last Night at The Anderjon-Second Dance of the Week-Concert by. Glee Club 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. Verala*; Maaeav-.r*. 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 court house. The DrllL As the cadets returned iiifongb East Whltner street to the corner of North Kain and Enst Whltaer streets Month Siege, and Oppos wi JCl/SAf/t/VL/O. OF 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 STING DAY 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. . Band Concert. 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. . , Dance Afterwards. 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 ftrunienta! selections. 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 and CU 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. ins Commanders. 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 PEOPLEJHMSON DR. EDWIN M. POTEAT TO DELIVER ADDRESS SUN DAY AT MEN'S MEETING PREACHES TWICE 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 Barfst church. 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 lo?-ge 'andoneo*. It IB needlear W ?ny th.it he will bo heard by lar%o congregations at the First Ratotl-r; churnh, both morning and evening. 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 lor9 Sheriff 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 STATE_W?REHO USES FORMER SENATOR MCLAURIN ANNOUNCES ARRANGE MENTS EASY TO SECURE LOAN ON COTTON New York Financiers Very En thusiastic and W01 Lawl Their Assistance 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 their assistance. 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 tcceptances. 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 county. 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. WARSHIP GEORGIA SENT TO VERA CRUZ -- rViU Join Cruiser De? Moan?? le iee That Port ia Kent Open for Commerce 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.