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_ ANDERSON, S. C SUNDAY MORNING, AUGUST 29, 1915.
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MEETS IN NEW YORK
Fears Warning to Americans
Means Recognition of Car
ranza By Conference. ?
Wash.-gton. Sept. 17,-Steps that
may" h ad to the recognition of a gov
ernment in Mexico wil be discussed at
the conference in New York tomor
row of tho Pan-American diplomats
with Secretary Lansing presiding.
While no decision has been reached as
to which faction is to receive recogni
tion, the prospects of Carranza aro
The intention is to hold a series pf
conferences in which .conflicting ter
ritorial claims and tito purposes of
respective movements may be1 ex
A personal telegram received in
New York tonight from Villa ex
presses surpriso that Americans have
boen warned to leave northern Mexi
co. The fear is felt in Villa quarters
that the warning may bo .preliminary
to tho recognition of Carranza.
Ninety Killed in Wreck.
Laredo, Sept. 17.-Ninety were
killed In thc wreck of-a military
train near Saltillo late Wednesday,
according to advices reaching hero.
The train was en routo from Saltil
lo of Monterey carried out Carranza
za troops. It left the track near
Canyon. Two coaches fell to the
rocks below. Soldlors, women camp
followers and children were ground
Passengers arriving today said a
large number of bodies were Visible
Where they liad been plied togetisor
preparatory to burutl. ?All-tho dead*
are Mexicans. Tho rails spread, lt is
HUES WILL WIN
Says Russian Retreat Added to
England's Borden and Situa
tion is Serions.
London, Sept. 17. -In the first pub
lis speech make by a member of the
British cabinet since the publication
of rumors of cabinet differonce? ovor
conscription, Winston S. Churchill,
chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
nt Fifield today declared the allies
would be successful if they utilized
their whole strength and national
Churchill said that the Russian re
treat placed a new and unmistakable
burden on England and: thal the sit
uation was serious.
ATLANTA MEN ARRESTED
FOB BEATING UP ?IRL
Atlanta, Sept. 17.-P. J. Phillips
and J. R. Broadnax, two respectable
looking Whtta mea- are under arrest
at police headquarters, charged with
taking Miss Pearl White, an eighteen
year od ?Irl, out in an automobile,
and gt vin g her a severe beating.
Pot h men will be tried in the etty
court on flue charge of assault and but
tery . The girl, lt is stated, waa badly
bruised about the face and body.
NO NERD OF RESERVE
FUNDS IN ST. LOUIS DISTRICT
Washington, Sept. 17.-William
McMartin, federal" reserve agent at
St. I xiii I a. liss Informed the treasury
department that government funds
would act be heeded to finance the
crop movement there this year.
Newman Erb Improving.
New York/Sept, 17.-Newman Krb.
the railroad organizer and financier,
who swallowed two poison tab)sta by
mistake Tuesday, w?s reporte* 1 rest
ing comfortably at hts Deal. N. J.
country homo Doctors say the case
fa?? fair chancea of-recovery. Tbe
next throe days will be most critical.
I-urnics Presiden! et Chile.
Santiago, Slept. 17.--Tho Chilean
congress today proclaimed Juan
Luis San Fuentes president. Fttent
waa chosen at the election last May
New Annapolis Chief
Captain Edward TV. Eberle.
Captain Edward W. Eberle bas been
chosen as superintendent of tito An
I napolia Academy to succeed Admiral
I Fullam, who goes to command the re
serve naval fleet in Puget Sound.
There have been charges of politics |
in connection with the chango. Ii has
.been said in Washington that Admiral
I Fullam was transferred beoau?e of
political enemies he had made during
tlie recent investigation into thefts of
examination papera by thc cadets.
No Information Given Out Re
There W3I Be No More Notes
Washington, Sept. 17.-President
Wilson and Secretary Lansing con
ferred on international affairs and
Secretary Lansing then left on a ten
days' vacation. No pressing develop
ments are expected during that time.
Secretary Lansing announced the new
note to Great Britain on interference
with American trade was completed.
The rote ia very long. It will not
bo sent probably until definite word
is received from Berlin regarding tho
Ono interesting feature of the note
is said to be thc vigorous objection to
the British attitude that ti>e burden
of proof resta upon tho owners and
shlppors of cargoes. The United
States holds it is the duty of the
British government to prove tho guilt
The president and secretary confer-,
-red at length on Mexican affairs.
Both na vd a tentative course of action
in mind, but will await the opinion of
all the conferees. The prospects of
the recognition of Carranza are more
?favorable chiefly because of his mili
tary advance?. Mei lean leaders, how
ever, *tll be asked, to give detailed in
formation as to their respective move
ASM FEDEHAL AID IN
Experts Will Try to Keep Mexi
can Weevil Out of Sea is
Thomasville, Sept. 17.-Stato and
J federal aid will bo aaked for in the
fl?ht against the boll weevil by tw**
ty-rour south Georgia countie?. re
preaented at a conference here today,
when plana for a permanent crgaplea
11ion were made.
It ls officially announced that G. D.
Smith, an expert of the federal bureau
? of entomology, would- ha assigned to
this sect ion. Sf ?-lo Agrlpultu
?thia section.. State Entomologist E.
I Lee Worshaw. W. 1>. Pierce, of tho
federal bureau, and W. H. Hinda.
State entomologist Alabama were
j among tho speakers at the confer
TEUTON ARMY HOLE
WILL MAKE SERK
THE RIVER WIL
Loudon, Sept. 17.-on liinden
berg's army is astride ?he Dvinek
Vilria railway and both towns are
seriously threatened- While tho Rus
sians doubtless wilt make an effort
to hold Dvinsk, which can offer strong
resistance because of the swift Dvina
river, Vilna is defended only by the
army to delay the German advance.
The German center made a slight
advance east of Pinsk and the Rus
sians continue their offensive in Gali
Greece apparently has decided to
remain neutral and Rumania appears
definitely on tho side of tho allies
The troops on Gallipoli are taking
a rest while only artillery engage
ments mark fighting in the west.
London. Sept. 17.-Petrograd ad
mit 11 ir-1 the Russians are falling back
In the direction of Pinsk, the capture
of which the Germans announced yes
terday. The occupation of inls town
may be expected to facilitate great
ly the progress of Mackensen's
forces through the Peripet in ar she-J.
Owing to the propagation of tho
Durna, domestic affairs are occupying
Said to Have Offered Crown of
Byzantium to King; Ferdinand in
Return for Neutrality of Bal
Turin, Sept. 17.-The Stampa says
it has learned "from. a diplomatic
source" that Germany has made ex
tensive promises to Bulgaria to ob
tain that nation's "benevolent neutral
ity." It states that these promises
made to King Ferdinand ot Bulga
ria by the grand duke of Mecklen
burg on behalf of Emperor William,
and among them was u:e stipulation
that King Ferdinand should have the
crown of Byzantium
' This dispatch, which lacks confirma
tion, would Indicate a promise to Bul
garia of radical boundary extension.
The ancient Byzantine empire includ
ed all the territory In the various Bal
kan nations and in European Turkey
BETS $5000 VERDICT
; FOR FALSE CHARGES
Supreme Court Sustains Verdict
Against Man Who Prosecuted
Atlanta, Sept. 17.-The state su
preme court sustained1 the Fulton
county eupctio* court's award of five
thousand dollars damages granted J.
N. Bateman, of Atlanta, against Frank
Rothleutner of KUgore. Neb.
About two years ago Rothleutner
had; Bateman tried on charges of
c wir. ?ling him out of approximately
nine thousand dollars tiere end in
Miami, Fla., through alleged hefting
on fake horse races. When the case
against Bateman was dismissed he
WAnfiWOlrTiCH MOTION TO
DISMISS CHARGE 18 DKM FD
New York, Sept. 17.-A motion tn
dismiss the case charging misuse, of
the mails against Phillp A. 'Wads
worth in connect inn with the flota
tion of the Cotton Growers Coopera
tive Society was denied here. Wads
worth is wanted tn Atlanta.
FRENCH WORKS OF Af?'
Berlin. 8epl. 17.-The Overseas
agency says the Germana are taking
every precaution to p rester ve art
works taken front occupied French
cities eVeh at the risk ot the lives ct
?S BOTH SIDES OF !
DUS EFFORTS TO HOLI
.L AID THEIR DEFENSE
rV?L?P?LI TAKING RES'
tho russians' .attention . The effect
of this incident on thc military situa
tion ls feared, ka General Hussky,. the
Russian commander in the north in
dicated tn.a proclamation calling up
on fie workmen not io slacken their
cfforta to keep tho army supplied
Severe fighting scorns under way
again on the Gallipoli, although no
official reports have b<~ :n received
recently. Tia- Turks c' m several
successful attacks in 'th Aanafarta
region. Athens and Ito. continue
to aend out reports that ne Turka'
defensive power is weakening, but no
official confirmation baa been recolv
Diapatchea ni Greece express
strong belief mal Turkey and Bul
garia tiave deftvitely reached strong
belief that Turkey and Bulgaria have
definitely reached an agreement, but
in the near east, it ls not believed
that this will lead to actual participa
tion in the war, hy Bulgaria on the
side of the German powers.
An immediate offensive by the
Austro-Gertnan forces against Ser
bia is not expected.
Artillery duels on the western
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PRES. OF HAITI
Action is in Line With Intention of
Officials to Make a Treaty With
Haiti Giving U, S. Protectorate;
Over Island. .
'Wa?V.:Jngton. Sept. 17.-Formal rec
ognition haa been, accorded hy thc
United States to the HaiMen govern
ment headed by President D. Arti
gueuavc. This action ls In the line ?
Intended by the administration to
make a treaty with Haiti by which tito
United States will assume a virtual
protractorate over Haiti.
While tho tr&aty is now before fae
HaHien congress lt cannot become ef
fective until approved by the United
?Lear Admiral Caperton, command
ing Ste naval expeditionary force on
the island, reported that national sa
lutes were given with the Port Au
Officers on In??*ctiop Trip.
Cape Ha?tien, ;^pt. 17.-Colonel
RU K. Cole and olonel Li W. T. Wal
ler, or the American expeditionary
j forces left here on an armed train for
an inspection of the Grand Fivers
I district southeast of here. They
were accompanied by General Carlos
Zanier, former minister ot tho In
SHERIFF ELUDES MOB
WITH NEGRO PRISONER
Feared Lynching pf Mob Got
Negro Who Shot Three
Year Old Girt
Alexandria, La., Sept. 17.-Sobe
Johnson, the negro who on Tuesday
killed tho three year old daughter of
O. E. Dean, ol the Naval Stores Co.,
with a load of shot Intended for Dean,
'waa captured and brought here for
safekeeping. Til? ilveriff said posses
were hunting the negro .and intended
? COLUMBIA t'A RM K VS ?
? STRIKE J? SETTLED. .?
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? . Columbia, fiept. 17.- ?
V TV. rough rho mediation e? ?
? Governor Manning the oC- ?
'? lumbla trolley strike was sst- ?
? tied tonlff .t. the carmon ?
6 agreed to leave the me:hod* *
? of inspection, wh'.c.h caused. ?
? tho strike lo the governor. v*
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> DVINSK, WHERE
front und the German reply to the
Frendh KUUH is growing in inten
U reece Mast Be Neutral.
Athen*, Sept. 17.-Indications are
Unat tho Greco-Bulgarian relations
aro improving. In tho most influen
tial circles the conviction is Said to
have been reached that Greece must
The pro-Ruflsian newspaper Mir has
Vienna, Sept. 17.-Wireless to
Tuckerton-An Austrian ' submarine ]
torpedoed and sank a large BrRIsh ?
transport a few days ago in the
southern Adriatic, it announced !
London, Sept. 17.-It is officially
announced that a spy was executed
lhere. The came is not given.
Berlin, Sept. 17.-The war office
announced tfiat von Hindenburg's
forces, which have f lan <-- 1 Vllna and
Dvinisk, have captured Vlday, 35
miles south of Dvinisk.
IS HEARD FROM
First Newe of Steffanaeon'a Party]
For Over Year and Half-!
Great Explorer Saya He Hat j
Discovered New Land.
Seattle, Wash., Sept. 17.-A mes
sage recoived. from Ottawa, Ontario,
today that Vildijalmar Steffanssoln,
expedition, via Nome, Alaska, was tJ.:o :
first tidings from the explorer In a I
year- and a half, as no news of Stef- !
unsson and bis two companions had ?
boen received since the supporting
party turned back April 7, 1914, from
('amp Soparation on the north coast,
of Alaska. At this time he waa ex
pected to reach Banksland on tho
drifting ice, but the strong current
from the Mackenzie rlv/r and unfavor.
able winds drove the Ice west. Stef
ansson's friends hoped tfiat thia drift
would carry tho party toward Sibe
Trading schooners and whalers in
the Arctic this summer were asked to
keep a sharp lookout for the explor
ers. ' Last month, vessels arrived at
Nome after trading along the Alas
kan and Siberian shores and reported
that no trace of Steffanssou had been
Is oa. Baaks Laad.
Nome, Alaska, Sept. 17.-Steffens
son ia on Banks-Land. The schooner
Ruby arrived yesterday with dis
patches from bim to the Canadian gov
Ottawa, Sept 17.-Announcement
was made in government quarters
today that Vii.?di Jal mar Steffanson,
tho Arctic explorer, who has been
heard from vas safe. Steff ar saon
had not preciously been heard from
since April. 191-4. It had been be
lieved (hat he and several Companions
Steffansson's message to the naval (
department dated from Barllie Island, '
August ' 8, via Nome. Alaska, Septem
ber 16, stated (he was to continue hui
northern exploration. Ho purchased
tho schooner Polar Bear nod has two
years supplies. Ile plans to explore
145 degrees west and 82 north.
Fonndv New Laad.
Nome. Sept/ 17.-Steffansson dis
covered new land southwest ' of St.
Patrick's land. He is preparing to
EIGHTEEN ECHES WEMB 1
POUND ON LINER BARRE
Walkington. Sept. 17.-In an-'
pouncing to the state department to- j
day Cbs arrival at Aaorea Ot the Fahre
liner. Santa Anna. American Consul
Bchnltx reported that eighteen fuses
were found on the shi? and that the
explosiona occurred before the ves
ral reached Axores.
Neutrality Board Head j
Janies Brown Scott.
James Brown Scott, former sollet- i
tor ot the atate department, ls the <
head of the United Staion neutrality ,
board, vhloh pasaos on all questions
of neutrality in which the United 1
States in involved.
S Ml I
, ABOUT ARABIC
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Have Final Discussion of Inter
national Questions Before Lans
ing's Departure For Vacation
Note to England Completad.
! Berlin, Sept. 17.-Ambassador
Gerard called on Foreign Minister
Von Jagon today, (presumably In con
nection with- the Arabic situation, but
information concerning tito subjects
dealt witli was not divulged. While
nothing can be learned confirming the
Washington dispatch saying lt was
tlie intention ot the two countries .to
opep conversations on the submarine
situation, officials assume it la correct
and believe tho best adjustment can
come by conversation.
I Berlin,. Sept. 17.-Reports have
been received that President Wilson
will make no formal reply to tho Ger
I maa communication regarding ti;e
sinking of tho Arabic, but will confer
[ confidentially with Ambassador von
j ThU is acclaimed by The- G?rmenla
' aa a new indication of tho good will ot
the American government and tho in
tention to como to au understanding
wi)a the United States.
. Previous diplomatic interchanges,
.uys The Germania, "h?ve been
made under disadvantageous circum
stances because the protests to Ber
lin have been reported In advance in
the Brltis/i dispatches.
AUSTRtAH NURSES MAY
VISIT SLAV PRISONS!
Provided Russian Nurses Are Ex
tended Same Privilege By
Vienna, Sopt. 17.-The Austrian
?government learned that Russia ls
? willing to permit Austrian nurses to
visit Russian prison camps provided
Russian nurses receive that privilege
In Austria. Diplomatie negotiations
. to this end are under way throng* !
1 the Danish Red Cross. Such plans
are now effective between Russia and
PUS/LING (iUKSTMIN FOR
GEORGIA DIV01MK Ci M ICI'
Atlanta, Sept. 17.-Whether a di
vorcee in Georgia, who has re-mar
! ried, can force her former husband
who has also remarried, to pay back
alimony, ls the question which will
'> come up noxt week in the Fulton su
perior court before Judge Bilis.
Lolyd Jonas' is appealing to fbe
court to Ciave ah alimony order set
aside, on the ground that he oughn't
to pay lt under present circumstances
and he also asks that his lormer wife
be enjoined from trying to collect any
DIFFERENCE OVER INTEND
ED USE OF FUNDS TO
Commission Wants to Usa Funds
to Cover All Exports Rata of
Interest Also Unsettled.
Now York, Sept. 17.-The Anglo
drench tlnanciel commissioners
seeking a credit loan and American fi
nanciers who expect to supply the
nonoy are reported at odds tonight
iver tihe quostion of including war
nunithvus among the exports to bs
paid for by the loan.
It is the commission's view that
the credit should provide funds for all
.xporta and the bankers think the
loans should cover. only such ex
horts as wheat, cotton, manufactured
products and another method found to
>ay war munitions. While ?jae situa
tion bas not reached a dead lock but
the line of demarcation ls clearly de
The bankers, too, want to know
about the Russian part 'and some
would deal directly with Ry sula.
A third point of disagreement con
cerns the rate ot interest the com
mission would pay the bankers bc id
bag out Cor more.
New ork, Sept. 17.-The Anglo
Franc?; commission and representa
tives of big banking houses held an?
Dither secret meeting. They are en
deavoring to agree on the proposed
:redit loan to Great Britain and
(.Yanee. No further word since last
light when the commission stated ad
mich had been accomplished lt hoped
mon to issue a definite statement of
the progress made.
The proposal ls said made by Ameri
can tankers that the corot dsston be
given a loss half the original aunt,
(500,000,000 lt ls said is already
promised. This ls not altogether
satisfactory to the commission. It ls
jelievcd this sum will be increased
to $GOO,f>t)0,ooo or possible seven
? What ever the amount, lt ls gen
erally believed the loan will pay in
vestors five per cent.
Whether the loan will he used more
y to purchase wheat, cotton and
>thor commodities to a subject of
discussion. It is believed that ic ls
understood that no war munitions be
bought a largor loan could be floated.
Rho commission opposes thia plan. It
rants a loan to cover exporta at ev
BBYAK CONSIDERS TRIP
?0 E?BOPEF?R PEACE
Announces He Is Considering
Making Trip as Privat*
Washington, ' Sept. 17.-William
Jennings Bry?n announced tonight
that he (had taken hadar advisement
the suggestion of foreign langnage
newspaper editors that he make a trip
o Europe as a private peace envoy.
Washington, sept. 17.-Plans to
tend Bryan to Europe on a peace
nlsslon was the subject of m confer
ece between Bryah and Or. William
Tongo, representing the editor of
\merlcan newspaptts published in
'?reign languages. Before visiting
Sryan. Forgo in a public statement
lutltncd bis plan as developed, con
em^latlnf a personal visit hy Bry
in tb the belligerent nations to argus
'or peace. Portio said that Bryan
iad already given him the impression
shat ir the trip were undertaken,
itryan himself, "for the love of the
uuise would not only sacrifice his
imo, but will pay hhs own expenses.N
New Shooting: Record.
Atlantic ?ty, Sept. 17.-A record
ttor registered tournaments made ia
he Weuley Hog;\n ascot ?y Laster S.
lei man of Aberdeen. Md., protesoioo
il, who completed bia total pf five
mud red targets wUIi four hundred
ind ninety-nine breaks.