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Ally n 1 VOLUME 1 NUMBER 241. THE GREENEV1LLE DAILY SUljj, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4, 1919. FIFTEEN CENTS A WEEK Congress Wants Mexico to Pay Troops Defeat the Poles at Two Thirtieth Division Will Be Released From Duty Overseas Just As Soon As Shipping Is Available This Means That the East Tennessee Boys Will Be Home Soon. (ByTh.UnitedPr.il.) WASHINGTON, Jan. 4. The Thirtieth Division, composed of Tennessee, North and South Carolina National Guard men, has been designated for release from overseas service just as soon as shipping is avilable, General March announced today. -President Wilson to Sail for Home February lStk-ermari rwto-mm - Wants the Railroads Out of 1920 Campaign German Austria Asks Recognition Want Seat at the Peace Table and Union With Germany, Cruelty of Turks Described 75 to 85 Pet. of British Rank and File in Turkey "Are Dead, j Says an Officer. Work of Rescuing Wounded Soldiers From Stranded Ship Rendered More Perilous By Extreme Cold and Heavy Sea; Sailors Risk Their Lives. (By Tb. United Pre.) FIRE ISLAND, Jan. 4. In the extreme cold, and with the work rendered more perilous by the heavy sea, rescue squads continued the removal from the stranded transport Northern : Pacific of the wounded men remaining aboard Many were ; ' lowered qsjer the side of the ship in stretchers and placed in Submarine; chasers and convoyed to the hospital ship Solace which- was standing close , by. Coast guards and "sailors risked ineir iiyes repeatedly to the wounded safely in the boats. Breakers sametinftes sWpt'clear over the little submarine patrol boats. ' " " ' "If America's Mission in Eupore Is Unsuccessful She Will Continue to Build Ships Until Navy Is Largest in World" (By Th. United Press.) ' LONDON, 'Jan. 4."If America's mission in Europe is un successful, America will continue to build ships until her navy is the largest in the world. But above all, America is working for disarmament," Senator Owen of Oklahoma, declared in an interview with the London correspondents in Rome, in a message to tne united Press. ' BASEL, Jan. 4. The ' Vienna Fremdenblatt publishes a note trans-! mitted verbally to the diplomatic corps in iVenna by the German Aus trian government experssing hope that the existence and liberty of the independent state of German Austria will be recognized by the civilized world and a place assured it in the society of nations. The note defines German Austria as "internal Austria", with German Syria, German Tyrol. German Carinthina and the German districts of northern Bohemia. The new republic, it is added, wishes to enter into relations with all civilized nations as soon as possible. If Czecho-Slovakia were to include the above-named regions; it would be no lasting advantage to it, the note said; it would be reconstituting an cient Austria : with an amalgam of peoples. The note demands a Dlebiseite.fnr towns almost exclusively German. such as Marburg, Hadkersburg, Ela genfurt,Vfllach, Bozen and Brunecki. It asserts that the young republic must form part either of the Danube confederation by a union with other new-born states, or be attached to Germany, and then gives reason against the former course, declaring that an attachment with Germany is the only possibility. The German Austrian government says it hopes that the United States and the entente will support its pol icy and that a place will be given it in the peace conference. "Make Mexico Pay" Is the Demand Raised With Ever-Growing Emphasis in Congerss (By TI. United Pr..) ' WASHINGTON, Jan. 4. "Make Mexico pay" is the demand raised with ever-growing emphasis in congress these davs. Sn strong has the demand grown that the Senate Foreign Relations committee has agreed to report immediately a resolution direc ing the government to an accounting. Those demanding an ac counting want nrst the payment by Mexico of claims of Ameri cans who suffered, losses through bandit raids or troop attacks in Mexico. Second, the adoption by this government of an atti tude which will rebuke Mexico for siding with Germany during f the war. . Ratification of Dry Amendment NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 3. Th ifirst act of the Tennesse legislature which convenes Monday will be to ratify the federal constitutional dry amendment, according to a forecast made today by Governor Rye. Governor Rye announced todav that he has decided to send at once the dry amendment which has been sugmitted to the state for ratification to both law-making bodies for earlv f adoption. , The governor will recommend, tba the way be kept open for considera tion of the amendment so that it can be ratified with the least discussion and at the earliest moment. Germans Troops Defeated the Polish Invading Forces at Lissa and Nakel 'i (By Th. United Pr..) COPENHAGEN, Jan. 4. German troops defeated Polish forces m battle at Lissa and Nakel, a Berlin dispatch reported today. -I he Germans artillery superiority gave them the- vie LONDON, Jan. 4. A British of ficer who was a prisoner in Turkey gave an account today of the terri ble hardships and cruelty inflicted upon British prisoners by the Turks. Describing the march from Kut-El- Amara to Bagdad, the officer says the prisoners were driven like sheep along the desert ways. They were denied food, were short of water and the Turks refused to allow them to rest. They were bayoneted or club bed if they stopped and were struck with rawhide whips when they falter ed, Rougrdy speaking, according to the officer, from 75 to 85 per cent of the British rank and file in Turkey died. One battery surrendered in Kut-Ek Amara, 117 strong; 11 are now alive. Other batteries are almost in . the same condition. One . rpHmpnf marched out of Kut-El-Amara 300 strjngbf whom, only 63 ar'now liv,- ; The British consular guard at Bag dad, before the war consisted of two Indian-officers and 35 men. .When the ,war broke out they were .intern ed -in perfect physical condition. Ail of them re dead. ' Wilson's Strategy Going Straight to the Heart of the Balkan Situation Means Much Toward Clearifying the Strained Relations Between Italy and the New Slav States. (By Th United Prew.) ROME, Jan. 4. President Wilson's strategy in going straight to the heart of the Balkan situation was discussed by people and politicians alike today. It has promoted a freedom of ex pression that is expected to go far toward clarifying the rela tions between Italy and the new Slav states. Responding to tneder of membership Licei Academy today, the President said that he hoped that scientists would -devote their study to the creation of a new basis of friendship for hu manity m order to blot out the stain which had resulted from science developing energies for destroying humanity. President Wilson's visit to Ponp ft day is regarded as one of the most important events in his Ital ian trip It was believed that a clear understanding would be reached regarding the.- church's attitude toward tne principles of the peace settlement. Would Wed Girl's Ashes Indian' Ivory , Hunter Applies for Unsual License at Baltimore. " tory. Appointed to Assess Damages Upon Belgian Railways (By Th. UItoi Pma.) BRUSSELS, Jan. 4. Colonel Barclay Parson,. an American railway, expert, has been appointed by the United States to as sess damages inflicted by the Germans upon the Belgian rail ways, it was announced today. French Ready To Name Envoys PARIS, Jan. 4. -The French dele gates to the peace congress, in addi tion to Premier Clemenceau and Ste phen Pichon, the foreign minister, are likely to be Louis Klotz, minister of finance; Leon Bourgeois, president of the French Society for a league of Nations and Captain Ar.dre Tardieu, head of the general commission for Franco-American war matters, it was reported today. M. Klotz, M. Borgeois and Captain Tardieu will, it is considered proba ble, represent France in the three chief subjects finance, the League of Nations and commerce. It is also expected that Marshal Foch will par ticipate in the conference. BALTIMORE, Jan. 4. Bringing to the "marriage license office this morning the ashes of his dead sweet heart all that is mortal of her Ed ward St. RaDein, once an ivory hunt er of Poona, ndia, but now a well-to-do trader of New York, asked for a marriage license that he might be le gaily wedded to the dead girl to whom he is married in spirit. Today is the anniversary of .the birth of the little Indian maid from whom he was sep arated by death six years ago, Ra Dien said. ' The mysticism of the East came into the dry and musty office with him as he told of his early life and of his love for the little Murla Sesrad the little flow that would have beer his had not an unkind fate intervened She would have been 20 yars old had she lived. . , With an expression of sympathy the clerk explained that there was nc law to permit such a ceremony.; Posen Reported Completely in the Hands of Poles COPENHAGEN, Jan. 4. Posen i completely, in the hands of the Poles according to advices from Berlin. The official buildings are guarded by sol: dier wearing . German uniforms but their cockades replased by the -White Eagle of Poland. - The Poles have taken complete, charge, even in the German districts, and the German na tional monuments have been overturn ed ofter after violent fighting. All the official money has been taken over by the Poles? The bakers refuse to sell bread to Germans and the Polish color? fly from every house. Preiident Will Sail For New York on vwJ? But Expects to Return (By The United Pfttt.) f. L1N; Jan' 4-"The Exchange Telegraph stated to-day that. at had learned that President Wilson will leave Brest for New York on February 15th, but probably would return to France before the conclusion of the peace conference - Government Took Over Cable Systems in Order to Expedite the Transmission of Casualty Lists (By The United Prew.) . WASHINGTON, Jan. 4.-The real reason for the govern ment taking over the cable systems was to expedite the trans mission of the casualty lists from France, Senator Lewis of Illinois, declared today. Lewis is th Sonata a 4.-. .... ... nj , . ... " uuuc wnip and is n close touch with the administration and he said an of- staienieni io tnis ettect would soon be submitted to" both the house and senate. Facing a Battery of Hostile Senators Today McAdoo Made Final Plea to Keep Ry. Issue Out of 1920 Campaign . (By The United Pre...) WASHINGTON, Jan. 4. Facing a battery of hostile sen ators, McAdoo today made his final plea to keep the railroad is sue out of the 1920 campaign. ' Republican mpmhpr of tfc sen ate and the Interstate-Commerce Committpp phnll tiring director general of railroads and declared that the rail road question would be a political issue. McAdoo declare tVmf congress must grant a five year extension in order to keep the question out of the next presidential campaign. Senator Cum mins, and other republican members, hv fhoir omnfi, left no doubt that they intended to make the railroad question an vuisiiximmg issue irom now on. - Wants Peace - ; Founded Certainty, Not Hypothesis PARIS, Jan. 4.' In its New Year's editorial today the Temps said: "Wchave the right to found peace on something else than, a hypothesis. Certainties are required." - "Peace will not be real," says Lib erty, "if it does not give France tran quility," England and Holland Afrrec on Status. of Kaiser AMSTERDAM, Jan. 4. The Brit sh and Dutch governments have ar- j rived at an agreement regarding the j status of the former German em jperor, according to a dispatch to the. iTelegraf from the Hague..