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ANDERSON, S. C. THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 6, 1915.
CLAIM SUCCESS OVER RUS
S?IANS IN GALICIA AND
BRITISH IN FLANDERS
Conflicting Reports From East
Make Judgment on Situation
V ttl '.SSI AX DEFEAT SK KM S u
o WORSE THAN EXPECTED o
i? - o
o Lui 11 lon. May .*>.-The extent of o
0 thc Austro-Gcrman victory in the o
o Carpathians was indicated in a o
u Gorman official communication by o
o tho (statement that the third fortl- o
o lied line of Russians had been o
o pierced, that thc Russians were o
o beginning to evacuate their posl- o
o tions (southwest of Dukin and that o
0 more than thlrtv thous.md F<us- o
o niau prisoners were taken. o
O- . i'' .
London, 'May 5.-The official report
today claims victory both over thc
Ituewtans in west?rn Galicia and th?
British In Flanders. Field Marshal
French, the British commander-in
chief admits he was compelled to re
adjust his lines In the region of
The Frencli communication de
clares tlie German attacks were re
pulsed after suffering severely. There
uas ueen lighting along the rest of
tho western front, in all of which the
German claim successes. Conflicting
reports from the east make lt Im
posslblo to judgo the position there.
Tho Austrians and Germans tonight
declares tho Russian have been beat
en badly and have begun to retire
from the western Carpathians. Athens
credits th? ?liles with further suc
cess tn their attacks on the Darda
nelles and Smyrna. The. Turka again
report the defeat of the allies troops
pu the Gallipoli Peninsula.,
German submarines seemingly are
devoting their attention to the Brit
ish Ashing fleet. Fifteen trawlers
have been sunk since Sunday without
los? of lifo.
Loutit--.i. May Ti.-Desperate fighting
i ; in progress on tho Carpathian bat
tle front. In thc region of Stry it ts
? aid that one hill changed hands three
times tn a singlo battle and that 1,200
Austrians woro captured by thc Bus
Thc correspondent of the Berlin
newspapers telegraphs that the Aus
tro-'J er mun victory In western Galicia
'4M bice down the russian front for a
?list a nco Of 'J I miles. He Bays that tho
Russians abandoned not only tie ir
first linc, hut the villages in thc rear.
The Russian war office admits that
thc Germans and Austrians succeeded
in crossing the Dunajec, but says
that they were prevented from mak
ing a further advance.
Unofficial reports from Saloniki say
Hint two Turkish aeroplanes which
attacked tho allies' fleet In the Dar
danelles were brought down- by the
warships. The aeroplsr.es, manned by
i lennans, attacked thc licet with
hotuwi, but it ls said that no damage
wt >; done. ,
X\ .dations between 1 arkey and'Bul
garia apparently have become more
uncertain. Turkey ls sending troops
hastily to the neighborhood of Adrlah
oplc, after having withdrawn them
for use on the Galliopoll peninsula.
London, May ?.-?-British officials ad
mit that the readjustment of their
lines in Flanders, with the conse
quent abandonment of several posi
tions east ot Vpres. marka the advan
tages won by Germany from their vic
tory between Ypt-ea and DIxmude.
Hy p'.raighte?lng this line, however,
thc British claim that they havts cut
off the salient which threatened a mil
itary advantage should the Germans
attempt another thrust with the re
inforcements that are said to be rush
ing through Belgium.
The obsorvere here believe the fact
that the Russians bave not been di
verted from their objective elsewhere
and that the battles lo Ute Stry region
continue with u?abais? fury in good
evidence that the situation of the Rus
sians Is not so critical as lt bad been
painted. Tba Idea ls advanced that
political reasons had something to do
with the Importance that waa attached
to this success by the Berlin and Vien
On*'Guilty ? Tanger'fas*.
New York, May A verdict of
was returned tonight against Frank
D. Salford, the hotel clerk charged
with perjury In connection with pro
ceedings resulting fr. ?a the fifty
thousand dollar breach ot promise
suit brought by MUs Rae Tonier
against Jamas W. Osborne. Tba jury
deliberated more tLan eleven boars;
NATIONALITY OF SUBMARINE
WHICH COMMITTED AT
NO WARNING GIVEN
BOSS RULE NEEDED
U. S. Ambassador at London Bu
gin? Detailed Investigation
Washington, May G.-A preliminary
report to thc state department today,
saying the American steamer Culf
light was torpedoed without warning
wnilc flying the American Hag, left
ofllclals in doubt only regarding the
nationality of the submarine which
committed the attack. ? '
Ambassador Page of London, re
ported that he had begun a detailed
investigation. Ito sent a naval at
tache and ? naval constructor to
make a technical examination of the
Officials here believe the incident
will be ainicablv udjusted end thin!; it
will mean the exercise of greater pre
cautions by German submarine com
Washington, May 5.-Thc Ameri
can stcamsuip Gulrligbt,, "carry:;ig a
large American ensign," and was
'torpedoed without warning," by a
submarine whose nationality has not
yet been established ..received by 8**>.
retor.y Dryan today ""signed by. Chief
Officer, Smith and Consular Ageht
Verdict of inquest.
Penzance, England. Mav ,"?.-At
the Inquest today into the death ot
Captain Alfred Gunter of the Ameri
can oil steamship Gulflight. tor
pedoed by a submarine off thc Sicily
Islands. May 1st. the verdict reach
ed was "heart failure accelerated by
shock caused by torpedoing of the
Evidence .given at inquest Bhowcd
that thc Gulflight was flying a very
largo American flag when torpedoed.
WEBB KENYON LAW
IN SUPREME COURT
May Prohibit Shipment of Liquor
Into Dry Territory for Per
Washington. May 5.-Counsel for
the state , or West Virginia todsy fil
:d a brief In thc supreme court ask
ing that the Webb-Kenyon Interstate
liquor law be held constitution* 1 and
Interpreted-, as prohibiting shipment
of liquor for personal use Into a dry
territory. -~v >
AND FEWER LAWS
Needs o? Nation as Voiced by
Thoma* W. Shelton Before
Miss. Bar Association.
Vicksburg. Miss., "day 3'.-"Tins'
country needs fewer laws and more
real men; less legal regulation and
more moral sensibility, fewer codes
and morn decalogues." declared
Thomas W. chelton, of Norfolk, Va.,
chairman o! the committee on Judi
cial procedure ot the American bar
association, Jn addressing the Missis
sippi bur association. Hr. pleaded
fer a revival of the sense of personal,
private and public duty.
Knockout Fer Coffey.
New York, May 5.-Jim Coffey tba
Dublin giant, knocked ont Al Reich,
a New York heavyweight in the third
round of what waa expected te have
boen a ten round boni here tonight.
Girt Tries te (eatsstt HaleMe.
Atlanta. May 5.-"If I can't go* to
Panama Pacific Kx^otltion. I can go
oatt still longer and perhaps more ex?
citing Journey." aajd Miss Miune
Manning, aged aeventon, to herself
yesterday in a flt of-lemper because
her par*.*.*' mased to let her take
the western trip, and swallowed a
flvM grain bk^loride ot marcury tab-?
III mmi POLITICS
ROOSEVELT SAYS BARNES
?D THIS THEORY
PEOPLE UNFIT FOR
Organization Controlled Legisla
tion While Hughes Was
Governor of State.
Syracuse. May 0.-The ethics of
boss rule and machine politics, as
Theodore Roosevelt claims William
Barnes expounded them, was related
by the former president on the wit
ness stand, in supreme court today.
Thc colonel swore Barnes tobi aim
the "riff raff couldn't be trusted to
handle political affairs without a
leader," and expressed himself in
favor of Democratic and Republican
organizations combining ot defeat
legislation providing for direct pri
maries. Roosevelt took the stand
end of a day congested with testi
mony relating to public printing and
public money. He said he and Barnes
bsd many conversations.
lie declared Barnes told him after
thc election of Governor Hughes the
organization had complete control of
Now York l?gislature.
Pictures of Fight Barred.
Jersey City, May 5.-The action of
thc.collector pf port at Newark ;n re
fusing' to allow the ont ranee .of. php-.
togruphic films of the J ''nson-WR
lard fight was upheldj by Federal
JUdge Haight today. Thc court de
niod the application for an injunction
to restrain the collector from stopping
the entrance of the pictures. The
caBe v. ' be appealed.
SAYS MRS. CARMAN
Negro Maid Declares Mistress
Told Her She Had Killed
Mine?la, May .*>.-("ella Coleman,
the negro maid who was an impor
tant state witness at thc first trial
last November of Mrs. Florence Car?
man. charged with killing Mrs.
Louise Balley, occupied the witness
stand at the second trial today. The
maid repeated her former testimony
that Mrs. Carman told her "she had
killed him," meaning Doctor Carman,
hgr husband. While thc maid waa
under direct examination only ten
minutes, counsel for the defense con
3timed three hours in an unsuccessful
effort to break down her story.
. Mine?la. N. Y., May 5.-Taking of
testimony in the case ot Mrs. Flor
joco Conkltn Carman, on trial for tho
second time charged with having slain
Mrs. Louise D. Bailey in the office of
Mrs. Carman's husband. Di. Edwin
Carman, on June 30 last, began yester
day tn the supreme court here. The
jury disagreed at tho first trial.
It waa late In the ai .?..moon when
the Jury was completen, and Attor
r.-?y Lewis J. Smith made his opening
address to the Jurors.
BK.i7.0g FLOOD HIBSIRING
Report* From Texas Khow Water Did
Great Amount o' Damage.
Houston. Texas. May 5.-The Bra
zos river flood today was pouring into
the Gul? of Mexico and the next row
bounce were expected to witness a
steady subsidence of the tido that half
Inundated miles of farming laud and
portions of some towns. .
West Angellon is still under water.
fteelellst te Hang.
Ral timora May 5.-'Benjamin F."
Davis, Who Just eight years ago today
was voted on aa the Socialist candi
date for mayor of Baltimore, was sen
tenced yesterday to be hanged lor the
murder of his wifo, whom he shot last
Omaha Neb.. May C.-Early recur ns
from today's municipal election Indi
cated that Mayor J. C. C'Jba"! Dahl
mac had been rt elected as (Kaaba*
General .Ian Hu mil ton.
General IPA made.
This is thc scene of the laud bat
tles for possession of the Galipot!
Peninsula between the Turks on one.
side and the allies on the other,
backed up by 10 warships. The allies
sometime ago landed troops on the
Asiatic side of the Dardanelles under
the command of General D'Amadc.
The Turks now clal mhe has been
driven off. At least their reports
positively state there,is no allied
force on the Asiatic side. But Gen
eral Hamilton lande.' just the other
day on the peninsula and the heavy
fighting has. been at Gaba Tepe some
ten miles north of the point of the
peninsula. The Turks claim to have
driven most of the troops back, but
their story has been discredited, lt
ia believed that General Hamilton has
many men and is fighting his way
It IB Ids purpose to attack the forts
which the battleships have been un
able to batter down, from the rear.
He believes he can overpower thc
garrisons, and thus ciar thc way to
ON ASC0?NT WAR TALK
FEARS OF CONFLICT BE
TWEEN JAPAN AND CHINA
Stock in Companies Holding War
Contracta Hit Hard-Half
Recent Advance Loaf.
New York, .May 6.-Th) af?ck mar?
ket underwent a severe snaking out
process today through fe?n? of a out
break of hostilities hetw<*)-i China ?nd
Japan, causing general relliu;* ter do
mestic and foreign acioeu*.. The
latest developments Itt lh-? European
Aar was also a contributing cause.
Representative share-1 und sp?cula
tive favorites declined two vt lour
points, wade stocks ot numerous
companies which ' were " reported to
?avo received profitable war con
tract!, suffered ra gre . materially.
Taking today's low level as a ba.d?
for comparison, almost ha!f the re
cent prolonged rise Sn prices on stan
Card stocks bas baan los*.. Rever
sals have been more pronounced
among war. specialties.
SUIJN A DAY
GERMAN SUBMARINES UNUS
UALLY ACTIVE-NO LIVES
NEWEST TYPE OF
Crews of Destroyed Vessels Pre
sented With Bread by Attack
London, May G.-Nine trawlers
were sunk by a German submarine.
Monday, according to the reports re- '
calved here today. The list of victims
includes the Iolanthe. Hero. North
wardo. Hector, Progress. Coquette |
und Bob White, all ot Hull, and the
itugby and I'xbridge of Crlmsby. So
far as lt is known, no lives were lost
in these encounters.
The crews of the hulling vessels
say that the submarines was of the
newest type with half an iron croos
painted on her conniqg tower.
She ran amuck among the fishing
fleet and sunk seven trawlers in
quick sueccf ?ion. The crews were
given tiiue io escape, but, in some
cases, the small boats drifted for
hours before the men were picked up.
Each man, coming ashore exhibited a
huge lump of black bread which was
given him by the crew of tho subma
rine; The sailors are preserving
these pieces of bread as souvenirs.
Hull. England. May 5.-Three more
British trawlers have been added to
the Hst of those sunk by a German
bombardment from the submarine,
sea. It ls feared that others were lost
as they were fired on by the shells and
rifles of the submarine's crew.
The crews ot HUB trawlers Itoanthe.
Hero and Northward!*?" have been
landed here. They report the destruc
tion of their bouts. No lives were
lost on these three. A Copenhagen
dispatch sayr. that while the trawl
ers were fishing the German subma
rine apparently ordered them to stop.
The crews took to their boats.
The trawlers were blown up by the
bombardment from the submarine,
Fishermen were picked up after row
ing eight hours.
Thc Hero tried to escape. After an
exciting chase of an hour the subma
rine got within close range and open
ed a fusilade with rifles. The fisher
men took to their boats.
PENNSYLVANIA RY. GO.
OPPOSED 10 UNIONS
Vice President Saya Road Insist
ed on Open Shop
Washington. May 5.-Pennsylvania
Railroad, answering charges of un
fairness to organized labor before tb?
federal industrial relations commis
sion declared through Vice Presiden!
Attcrbury that it did not oppose tc
organization of tts employes, but in
sisted on open shop principles and
waa opposed to unions with affilia
tions which might caus? sympathe
Atterbur.v said the road would wet
come closer relations with employe;
lt they could be brought about un
der tbe proper auspices, and woulc
more than welcome the organisation
of all ^nasylvanla employes amoni
themselves, without entangling out
side alliances. .
Monaaaeat to Garibaldi.
Genoa. May 5.-The department ol
Garibaldi with his thousand "red
shirts" in May 1800 on an expedition
which resulted In Italy's acquisition tc
Sicily was celebrated near here witii
a great patriotic celebration today. A
monument was dedicated to Garibaldi
The king and cabinet were prevented
from attending by the political situa
Accused of Marder.
Dawson, Ga., May 5.-Mrs. Lill)
McDaniel, wife of J Min McDaniel, a
farmer of Calhoun county, was arrest
ed today, charged with killing Mis?
Maggie Reed, a neighbor, late yester
day. Miss Reed waa killed with ?
shotgun fired at closed range.
. Amity.tile. L. t.. May il.-Gerrll
Smith, inventor of the. duplex and
quadruplex systems ot telegraphy
which respectively permit the sendini
of two and four messages simulta
neously over' the same wire, died
here yesterday at 77 years of aga.
P. 8 N. TO REPLACE 1
CONTRACT LET YESTERDAY
AND DEPOT TO BE COM
Will be Maintained in Company*?
Warehouses on Federal
Mr. B. Tnomuson. viet; president
and general manager of thc Pied
mont und Northern railway, and Mr.
W. t\ Crosby, t'..attic mnnnger of tho
road, were In ?hs city Wednesday and
discussed ' the outlook for a new
freight station. These two men
came over from Greenville to check
up the losseu sustained by the com
pany In thc fire of Tuesduy night.
They made temporary arrangements
for the handling of the freight in and
out pf Anderson. Thc store room
(n thc G. S. ft A. warehouse, former
ly occupied by Mr. Funuan Smith,
the seedsman, hus been chosen as
the-'tonrpornry quarter* for the
Mr. B. M. Rtchburg. roudm?ster
of the railway, headquarters !n
Greenville, came over to Anderson
early Wednesday morning with a
force of hands and Immediately began
replacing the overhead construction
Work destroyed bv tho fire. This
, work was rushed and by noon Wed
nesday everything in the way of wires
was back in piuco.
.Mr. Carter, junior member of the
Fiske-Cnrter construction company.
. of Greenville, came to Anderson with
Mr. Thomason Wednesday and a con
tract was made with him to rebuild
the burned station. The same place'
will bc used, and the new station will
bc an exact reproduction of the first
one. It will bo six weeks before
thc station is completed, and during
that time the company will carry on
' their business as before, using thc
I st' ie room a? a depot.
It was suggested that this would
he a good time to erect a combination
freight and passenger station In place
of the burned structure, but the offi
cials who were In Anderson sav that
nothing like this will be done, und
that the old station will be replaced
as quickly ss possible.
IN FRANK CASE
\ Supreme Court Takes Ar .sion to
j Facilitate Frank's Applica
tion for Clemency.
Washington, May ?.-Coon request
1 of i.ie counsel for I<eo M. Frank, the
j supreme court today issir.'d Its nfan
date by which tho decision of the
' sj cors lu federal district court, deny
' lng Frank a writ of habeas corpus
was affirmed. Then mandate ordina
rily would not have been Issued until
May 19th. thirty days from. the
lt wi H reported that tho action of
j Flank's counsel was to facilitate his
application before tho governor and
1 pi leon commission of Georgia for the
1 commutation to life imprisonment of
1 his sentence of death for the murder
k of Mary Phagan.
' PROHIBITION LEGISLATION
FA'LS IN ILLINOIS BOUSE
Springfield, May ?.- The deadlock
which developed today between the
wet and dry forces in the Illinois
' house.' lt was believed tonight, would
i result in the failure to pass-any pro
' posed liquor legislation. After six
> dry sud ono wet bill were defeat*
- ed. all remaining liquor measures
k wer? tabled.
PETITIONS IN PRANK ('ASK
y corare iv BOUND VOLUMES.
t t tienta. May 5.-A bound volume
I r?MU>tnlng several hundred signen
, .circulars asking .executive clemency
; tor Leo Frank, waa received today by
. Governor Blatten from Cornell Alum
I ni Association of Western Pennsyl
vania. Frank is a Cornell graduate.
N Hi GHI;
0 AVOID WAH
DELIBERATIONS TO BE RE
SUMED TODAY IN CABI
JAP SUBJECTS ARE
Reported United States Has Of
fered Mediation With View
of Possible Settlement.
AIM) LEA? JAP-CHINA.
Wash in/; ion, May G.-Tokio dlu
patches regurtling tho report that tba .
I'nited States ls endeavoring to med
iate 'in the trouble between China
and Japan, provoked no comment
from government officials tonight.
Earlier In the day Secretary Bryan
Raid the i'nited states had taken' no
steps In an ceort to bring them to au
Tokio, May 5.-Deliberations over
the situation in Japan and Chine con
tinue. The emperor will preside
over the cabinet council tomorrow,.
No official announcement waa forth
coming today concerning the situa
tion. A big fleet of warships is lak
ing on supplies at Sasebo.
Japanese in the province of Shan
tung are concentrating at Tslng Tc?o.
Those in Manchuria are preparing to
take refuge, tn the railway zone.
A Koklmtn .newspaper say? it lian
earned from an authorattvo source
that the United States is ondeavdYnlg
to mediate between Japan and China,
which is one reason ?he cabinet de
liberations have been protracted.
No Knowledge of Utitlmatuni.
Washington. May 3.-Secretary
liryan said tonight the'Catted Static
had not been advised of ?no issuance
by Japanese of an ultimatum to China.
As the state department ls well In
formed on thc progress of important
negotiations at Peking, this lcd ob?
servers bere to the conclusion that in
all likelihood the latest Japanese.
note docs not necessarily mark th"
conclusion of negotiations. Th?
state department ts without advices
voncernlng the Internal situation in
China, or whether uneasiness ls felt
in legation quarters.
Tokio. May 5.-Japan's attention
Is fixed on the Chinese situation
which ia believed to be Ailed with
historic possibilities. It is reported
that the foreign office has telegraph
ed consuls tn Ctitne instructing them
to prepare for a possible departure.
Japanese at Mukden have beni
asked to be ready tb withdraw to
places near the South Manchurian'
Decisions of the cabinet and
elder stausmen are expected soo?.
The press Bays forty-eight hours wiil
bc the time limit of the proposed ul
timatum. Papiers call China's insis
tence that Japan reduce to writing
the offer to restore Klso Chow insult
Peking. May 6.-China's capital ls
quiet In the lace of What the Gazette
calls the gravest peril In the coun
try's modern history. The govern
ment is taking precautions to pre
vent anti-Uapan demonstrations. Feel
ing is intense among the educated
classes, who know of the progress
of negotiations with Ja ?an.
The cabinet met whan newe of
Japan's proposed ultimatum were
received. Oplnbv. As divided. Some
officials think Cotna will surrender,
others that, she will rostet Japan's de
mands with ail possible toree. The
decision rests with Preaidcat Yuan
Peking. May 5.-A Japanese cruiser
and tour torpedo boat destroyers
have arrived at Chin-Wang-Tao, on
the . Gulf of Liao-Tung, about 199
miles east ot Peking, evidently for
the purpose of removing from China
members of ?Ve.Japanese legation.
Consular representatives of , all
parta of U?<s country announce tide de
parture ol Japanese ot their con
centration nt the Japanese consul
There was a substantial feeling s?t
Peking today that Japan might take
action tn regard to the non-accept
ance of her demand by China with
out walting upon the issuance of a.
V. ft. DHtrtet Attorney. , '
Gulf port, May ?.-Hobart C. Lee.
United States attorney for the South
cm district of Mississippi died here