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ANDERSON, S. C, FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 24,191S.
EXCEPT IN ISOLAI
Germans Say Will Re?li Salo
. Middle of Januory^ctive
London, Dec. 23.-Kal$nann-Well
orkopf in tho Vosges,-Itt summit ot
wiiicir tho Germans clain to have re
taken, together with l.G* prisoners,
is tho only point of re? activity .cm
r" the. western iron*. WbS ? the Paris
officiai statement admi? that tho
Frent?'.v have withdrawn fr m the sum
mi!/ it claims tho con* rvatlon.'sfbt
about a mile and:a quart? of conquer
ed ground. , .s "'
With the exception ot lashes 3n
Galicia and Russians an) Turks . re
ported . engaged twonb fivo - miles
from Teheran, Persia, -t*< > Christmas
lull seems to have seht ;d over "the
Along tho Austro-Itali.n line lscK
lated infantry attacks sad^artillery
duels continue; Paris <c isidore . tho
. fact that the Austrians i -o fortifying
in Montenegro unlgrt Vji?| their offen
sive has closed . V-.-''
An Athens dispatch srfs. that Ger
many informed. Gf?et?b th: it she'hbpes
to Teach Saloniki "by. January.-.IB,' but
v/ i 11 e vacuat'o 'Or^eg territory as soon
'.?.>?<? thia ir, accomplished.] The allies
scoff at an attack/on S?jloniki, but
the Greek .public aro unasy.
."-..'*.." A Berlin wireless ,eate that Great
. - Britain 'has SQ?.C?a troffs in Egypt,
?of which - 200,000 are gaarding Suez.
Geneva ^dispatches doofere that the
Wallington protested 'a" British or
der prohibiting shipment? of hospital
supplies to Germans'. A
London, Dccr.$3.-It ia unofficially
reported that a-v partial law proclauia
7.. . tlon in Greec?l ? imminent and: al
though no .. coe .'"\rm allon is .available
thor? is evidence of growing uneasi
ness, atv Athens, over tho possibility
" that Bulgarian ? troopB will' cross tho
Punish Belgian Officers.
Tho only reeving feature of the
.', -".,!situation is the..announcement that
tile Bulgarian officer commanding tho
; -\, ?Tor?es clashing with t'lc Greeks in
Bpirui has boon, punishedand the lnr
. cld?jTt:'lB; coni?jdere'l closbd.
1 no TCfonmOtion of submarino ac
tivity ih the near east is signalized
VL: "ba a startling manner'' hy the sink
ing of tho Japanese? liner Yasaka
Maru. Apparently .".ho lives wieve lost
hut according to marino, insurance
men tao property to3s 'was tho heav
iest incurred in any maritime disas
ter of -the war. -T-Vo nnturo . of the
.vaiuabie cargo ia luuUsclose:! .
The . mystery, bf ..the' bombardment
of Varna ts apparently cleared by a
statement from both stidea showing it
to be nothing but a minor nnvar cn
gagemQnt ? ;t? : which shorn batteries
participated.1 This.'at first was dc
, vji'red to be a-fbrm??ablo 'VPijE^iaa
ai t ack. A .largorRussian fleet, how*
oyev is said to be in the - vicinity;Of
Varna and the action.. may. be pro
iiifllaary to a"serious R?S5l?n-attack.
''f.rb?mann-WGiierRopi in once
mote the subject o? contention; 'The
.po's4*katon; of 'tiie . 8?inmU -:,jdt- th!s.
myu|itaiu has teen diRpufeil' so close
ly b/^military forres as wsll.ao those
officially recording movement, that
art .AasociatkdPress v correspondent
Wat* called hp iakt April ;to flenldo tho
' r^latiyo. positions of tho opposing
".- vTh^ Prouch .'clahii now,. to: have ex
. pMed the Germana from t'jd highest
. trenched. Thc-' Gormans ndmii a re
. . tiremeni from the sum
claim t*i har*/ occupied'- since April
; T5H> French'.- b?aiav Oiey '?' haye not
r> only a'dranced /ihelr posltibiii sub
?itATi?ialJy ih-fdv^Hlsnfli?gV the . Ger
jT?ftha rebecupi^ como ot ibo lost,
-trenches Injt. have: foreQtalleu partial
ly. f?n o?ensivewUtch the Germans
'i.\r^?^d vbVf^^^l^^BV' ^.'?iavd.
The- cca?? g^arJ Gaiter" Wtotal is
CALLS FOR LARGER AMOUNT
COVER IO YEARS
Half Billion Dollars First
, - Year.
' Washington, Dec. 23,-Tho report
?soi tho. general navy board, urging 4Siat
iii? United States fleet be- rando equu?
to the strongest .afloat by 1H25",. will
probably be niado public, by Secretary
Daniels before tho congressional naval
cbnraiittees . begin ; on (tho adminis
tration: plan, which calls for.consid
erably smaller increases.
; Secretary Djaulels...iaTpctuatcd by
reports that' some "congressmen W?at
the. report published, and Henry A
Wiso Wood. gave, tts rejection by .?be
administration as his reason for reV
signing from tho navy'a civilian tia*
visoiy hoard. In advocating ?j?
gonoral board's plan Mr. Wood do
cl?red administration's program was
V T^e board's plans are not only
plans to buihj tho greatest navy by
1925,' but calla for^o building appro*
priation of $500,000,000 for tlief first
year, while, tho administration wants
a like amount .tb, coyer ? period of
five yet: .s and 'goes co ftiHher.
Collision Between Passenger and
. 'Freight Trains on Railroad
. Nashville, Dec.. 23,-In a coilfslori
between, a passenger train, loaded
with laborers,- and freight on the
Nashville, St. Louie and Chattanooga
railroad between Nashville and Chat
tanooga lute today, Engineer Irby
Bead and eight negroes were killed
and Fireman. Harmon Lear fatally in
juredv Twenty others "were Injured.
The accident occured hear Sherwood,
Atlanta, Dec. 22.-A real ?battle with:
gunn, pistols, knives and razors . tock
place in a negro barber, shop on Au
burn avenue yosiorday when seven
negroes attacked A. B. Forsyth and
John ? ossctC-two "coart bailiffs who
tried- to servo-a bench' warrant on
Homer Smith, a negro accuszd ot il
legally selling whiskey.
As ,the result of tho ?rny Forsyth
was iatully stabbed, Gossett..was shot
through' the heck and ' Homer Smith
lg expected to dio from bullet wounds.
OtherB wore moro'or lesa seriously
injured- The only arrest made in au
dition to the taking of Smith Was that
of Sluqlcton Newaom who was caught
on ?i?'nlovard and who is believed to,
have tahon yav't in the cuting.
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. Atlanta. December 23--Wucn Har
ry Loo, a C'hinaman of tiast Harris
street wafc arrested- yesterday lt ?ras
dis.e?v?ied tliat'? remarkable,, elixir'
which ho baa been selling os a cure
611 and resto votive to other Chinamen,7
and which was supposed to have boen
obtained' from the eclcfc'?iat. empire
with great difficulty, was:'fn ?.ru'?is,
plain red-.^rye liquor with - a . little:
flavoring in it.
Th? roshlt..-ts inst-Lioo will, have
tb: answer to the charg? o? selling,
tiquer tin?Awfu??y. .
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^v.;-';:Xbw-York, Dec. S3.~Wif-- *
-liam ' Thaw?;- . Norm?n Prince ^?r
* ; and Elliott C? Cowdta, Amer?- - *
* can aviator?, sirring, wrih tho >>
^-.^?nefc, .. ATriyM ; today oe ?ho *
* otoamor RcrttoKt?m ron ? leste. , 4>
* 'They saf? - that 'tho' o^fstttc-? '..
'*' ., o? t.he.^ovK!;tbji co^ps,. hat* . fr
* ',- c-up^i* coat ; ' .'::; *
iP RE SID EN T BOARD OF
TRADE ANNOUNCES FU- jj
tO T&? COMMONS
After the War no German * Al??
lowed to Stand in Eng?
London, Dec. 23.--Walter Runcl-|
man, president cl tte board of trade,
Cold . the.hbu'sa bf commons today that
commercially, Germany . was now a.
beaten nation and it was for England
to see that Germany doe? not recover.
Til discussing thc reorganization ot
Brillen trade '. after tho -war, ho said
tvat .t'ne bcavd of. trade ; was ? taking
gicat care that, no Gemida should
i-'.aval in the way b! ; England'? advan
tages. "Wo aro not going to be ten
der Uto the Germans,".'bo continued.
The advantage gaited ~ hy - England 1
tihrough tho blbw dealt- German com- !
inoren in South America and the
Orient willa ot'be relinquished and
German control in European oil fields
.an downerahlpin Brltir,u> coal mines j
should cease,'he declared.
KiLLEo I m m
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^5Sfe?tmi3Bter,. Dec. 2 R.--Yesterday
morning at 7:15. &? gentleman by tho
nama of Wiggins made a ghastly find,
when he ran across tho]'dismember-:
?cd.' body of a man by the name o?
J Walt Horgan o? Greenville, at the
1 crossing near Clearmont church, two
[miles west of-vWestminster. Tho
?man's body was 'severed " being cut
in two juBt fcolow Gie ribs and a por
tion was cn oh? side bf the track and
a portion on the other. It ls thought
he waa beating bia way on a freight
train when he met his horrible death.
The body: was brought hera and. Sn
inquest held by S. H. Maret, Esq.,
with L. H. V- Hobson ac foreman
of the jury. The' Verdict rendered
was that, ho .was killed by ax moving
train, One dollar is-currency, "three
quarters, a pencil, and-an-.express re
ceipt for two dollars was" found on
After several hours tho body was
idontifled by a woman af'tho mill
village, as Walt Morgan, son of j
Ben Morgan, who lives at one of j
tho cotton mills In Gr?e?vlile.
yjpradn, 'Dec.- 23.-Tho'new Japan-i
e?o liner Yasaka Maru was r.unk in
j iho ourttera Mediterranean Tuesday
by. a; submarine : while .on route f rqm
Londbri to. Japan.. It was sunk with
out warning according to a report
I /rom Port SaM sent by tho owners'
j agents. ;: "'
It cnrrie'?/??O passengers ami 160 j
in t!:t! crew. AH on hoard,.Including
?oho American," W. J. Leigh,; > were.
I sayed.' -,-/. . . : j
Tho nationality of the submarine j
?j'^tWi J wj?iUjj^ijij*^ . ?w*ia0jwj;. i reports j
said ii was Austrian er German. The!
vessel was. sunk Tuesday afternoon,
j A French' gunboat picked ?ip the .poe";
fcebger* and, crew at midnight^ and
tenisd them nt Port Said Wednesday
?mprnlng. 'The company is errait?Ih'g
tb forjare them to ih?,V.destlna?on8,
i^n '.^he. list were Si''mon ::"?'?"?.'; women.
?r.d 15 ehlldren, ?uORtay Britt?hv'
.-Philadelphia, -.,D*c. os.-Phlladoi?
pfc laV death irate doubled, thia ; weak
awi more tfc?in, 15,000 persona are ill
--ess "tho: result of ?n^ epwemic of J&
?ri ppb. sweeping if?f s'tftW of " Pen'nayi
**ni*. *tfx hustlr** ewS ?ifiy buMel
:p^'tos.w^r.rfejni?!d f? . ^eb :
he?? anda niajcrity ot the deaths
dne.: it?-^grijepb. ?, Pjiei ic sCUbol . .
?mo Ge?ti?ba ,\o'? iSe ?t^eUcollf'^?to
'jfsa?e; he^ ?of^U io clots <
"Swearing They'd Ne'e
Hore oro tilo great ?ioguls of organ
ized baseball;; photographed'ton min
utos after ?h?y.,2rad made peace wWhl
Ino Federal logue, and also ?shortly
nftor ?hoy bad bworn . tbey would I
never ranko peace'. President Johnson;
of .the'. Ainer?caa; litigue, 'President'!
Two Billion Dollars W?rth Ab
sorbed in United States
Since War Began.
New York, Dec . - 2?;. -Approximate-1
ly $l,G0O,O.0O,O0O in oar value of Amer-j
lean securities, foreign c" -ned when
the war began, has beon nbsorbod in |
th? united, Hiatos in tho last sixteen
montti??, the financial experts estimate.
This .together with thb ?'300,000.000
Anglo-French man, virtually absorb
ed hero, , brings tho total of securities '
taken, from-, foreign : sources to at
least $2,000,000,0.00. ;
The ..Delaware ant] Hudson railroad
annoaacod today that, statistics fur-:
hished by 141 railroads'showed that j
about $?00,?00.0?0 railroad necuritl^a '
alon? were transferred to Americana
between Februaryfirst anti" tho end of.
July t*rls year.
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Heirs ot Law of Noted Publisher j
''.. Appeal to'the Courts.. ? j
.-. New ;York;-; Dec. 2?.-Surrogate *
Fowler today denied tho application'
of-.tito, Heirs'- at law o? -Mr3,.- . Fraalf'
Le?iV*'? husband !.ti>'.'set aside the .'
decree adro i tiing i^r will -tn prnb.it ?
in .order td instituto ? contest. Mrs;
LCBIIO"left ah lestato of about $2,
000,000 to HMS Suffrage movement. ; v
; 3V$$BC5*0wier .declared baseless"'
the :,*h'a'.*llcgaUor.3 pf tho applicants'
that '?tr?.. leslie:--Waa h. child. of
C^nrl^a FelllQ of New Orleans aiid a
negro ?iavi:*woman.. : ; j
?pHhl: Los??? l>ard?jirlSp8.
-London, Imc; ^/r^Britlsh losa of :
officers aud mea - in tim ? '.Partianelleo
to December ll .were li'2,02t. Th?;
?isi .4a?ia?oi? nav??' casualties. The
rJunibor killed' was; 25,27-av' ?n addition
thft total casualties humber sidmltt?d
So-:' hoapilala from ??incisa, .was MSr
?083', The wounded total ?5,i$li,
OUlicra- aro missing.
*' '.?W??&iht?**'- r'cc' X"<?
'*i,C?artefc . W. i>p?H*ife publish^ * !
CV: of fab - ifOOia - U6p?2:liC?.bOr- :j?.?.
?w; ??m?? . ifeasoVbr ./?cr tthevjfe'?^
?? Yor?: t?n?oa, Adotr^h S,; Gqbpr--..??f-.
:/?f i bttbliahfiir^. ?tos??h?cd i?d!i v. - A
lr Consent, Consented"
Tener of the National league, and
Garry ; Hermmnni.'ehrl?Tnan ot tho
national commission, told newspaper
men-there would he no peace with the
Federals. President Gilmore of :>;.'the
Federals J?st smiled. Thoa there was
RintlHfi. IU jlUSFZ.
llljuriimj ill vvitubfc
I And American a Were Ordered |
Oui of the City for Their
El Paso. GDcc. 23. -Unpaid Villa]
soldiers rioting in Juarez, tonight]
caused Americans to bo ordered out|
ot tho city for their ; safety. ?' . Mr?.
Thomas Edwards, wife of the Ameri
can consul, who has been in charge of |
tho consulate since . Edwards went
.cast several days ago. was advised
cross the border. General Pershing
li ero ordered Amor ic? hs; to stay ?Ubis
side of the border, but. later. Carran
2a officials in Juarez telephoned that
quiet wan restored, .^'^^^ffig^^
lt. ls reported that Villa is trying to
Join General Rodriguez, who, wH&
thousand men, fe said to he mov
ing from Casas Grandes towards
New York, bec. 2??-^Breitung,. an
tler 'indictment with Robert Fay, -Dr.
Herbert . Ktenzlu, Walt?i? Achola and
Paul D/vmo or? chaises of'conspiracy
lng, till;? country today' udmiKcd
I through bia attornoy : he bought 350
poUndo of chlorate of potosh^for Fay,'j
The admission waa made "when lirelt
l'ng . asked for Acparato trial from
fay,. AiiOrhey Htanch?eld Void 0r?i*'-;
tung acted, on Fay's requcat, in good
Ith. u?d.inn?ceht bf .any p'an* .io de?'
r ship?. Decision on: tho* motion
__ out over utHil January 3, when
?enisions ? ott/ shnllsr. motions by the
two other /defendants will ^e.rendor
, V/jshington. -' Dec. 23 .--^eretar^
-McAdooV resolution mnlfir.g public
omeo, holders and (members,; ot pollti-.
ci??; party comrojtt?^s ineligible for
election, as ofilcora and dictara of
ih'e Federal Reserve banks ^'aM-a^opt- j
^d anahroiously' by the reaerve btmr?;
hera toJay.. ^ This acnon 'o.f.^ho board
l? understood to have taken ???*pe
rfut-fn^. thia election of. ?^lassl.C ulric*';
iden, but it 1? said it fra* "sot aimed
jcrticulorly at any candidate, ;
DEPENDENT ON CARROT
SOUP SERVED BY
IN THE CAPITAL
Witness Saw Aged Person? Stand
for Hours Waiting for
Now York, Tte c. 23.-'Moro than 4,
000,000 of ino population ot Poland
aro destitute dud entirely dependent
upon tho pint of carrot soup daily'
served by tho Gormans, according to'
William Hamilton of the American
Mercy and. Relief committee, who
? arrived from Europa today.
i In. AVareaw alone, he said, 75,
000 wero destitute, and-he saw aged !
persons stand for hours in zero weath- J
cr waiting for soup. Ho declared that f
thc ?r?tU'a should relax tho blockade
, to assist relief.
Koenig and His Associates Charg-j
ed With Conspiring to
: > Dynamite Canal
Nc<v/N.York, Doc. 23.-Indlctmeniij
were returned today charging -. PanV
Koenig, tho chief detective of tho
Hamburg'-American lino andr.Ilflch
ard Emil Lycndecker, an antique
- ?in alor.. uiith . jnHBniyino tc . dynamite
, the Welland canal. Edmund Justice,
? a. Hamburg-?moricau line watchman
.was also Indlcted-^th Koenig charged
with conspiring to aecufo military iii
formation for tho German govern
; The indictments against Koenig, and
Loyendecker 'charged them with ?- con
spiring "to set on foot in the Uuitod
^States a' military enterprise against
the Dominion of Canada." It set
forth that part of ; the alleged con
spiracyWa3 td destroy with dynamite
or other means, tho canal, loading
from Pori Coloborne, oh lake Erie
(to Port Dalhousie on Lake Ontario.
Tho indlctmehtb allego that Koenig
and Leyondecked planned to secure
employment, for their ,agent3 in va
rious factories and ,mills adjacent to
: the canal.
WOULD ABOLISH LAWS
I OF DIVORCE 1M
Atlanta, Dec; 23.-That tho state of
j Qeorgia. should wlpo all its divorce
laws-off thie Statute hooks for at least f
ton.years arid al?ow* ?ho popalatlon to
get a new start bi life, in declared by j
i Judge J. T. Pendleton, of tho super-1
! ''Our divorce record hore in Atlan
ta ia nothing ?hort of shocking", do- j
dared the iudge, "and I seo no-pros?
peet tor be.^?? Meat except through a
complete ?bontlon bf the divorce Jaws
-for ? term bf years..
"Perhaps by that time li?sbatius
would fiad out that It is hot auch a I
d itricult' matter to live together, af ter.,
ali,' and might- become coavJnced of
,'^.h? .^viedom of settila^. .amorig' tbem-.
solved disputes o.v honVo lifo, instead
of pushing poll mel) Into thc divorce
and alimony coarta."
- Judge PftnjHeton Bays that divorce?
are becoming more .numerous' ' .every,
day all .over Georgia and .particularly
? in. AUanto. Kb sayB that by *>.e tinto
! tba present year clops* 1t will soow
that morp^Xah eoo divorce cases haVe.
gone through the local court. .
. ; rWiU ?c?iTy Kepi?. -
Washington. vDec. .23, -r-Ambo?sador
Sharp, ot Paris notified the state de
'ij^rhneht that Prance ivou'd not re
ply td . the American note prbtoatlhg
. ?^atost the removal of Germana uad
Austrians from American vessels on
tho high seas by tho,,FrenCiv cruiser
Descartes until tho 5 ^mmat!der.? rei
ing^o secuto a report.
Big F?ro in LflW'OHy
lake City, P^. :-??:-^8&t*;.<???Wi
and doili**- ^^??M^:'i?x?^:.if^
TMJcn?^l^0Y?4 ? - ftstoyon : ??oter
? nearby ?rocaj'V,. .Tho-hotel ;
vp?nt?.:.^)r*.:^ ..: -c
%& S iii ii Vtv e
GOVERNOR HANNA GOES^TO:
THE SWEDISH CAP-;
Norwegian Newspaper^ DoubifoS
if People Will Join Peace ..; '.'
Christiana, Deo. 24.-Henry Ford. .
who has been 111 and unable to attend -
thc. peace meetings', h?r?, ; leif t tuts
morning for Stockholm, wftoro other a'
cf the party will follow him, with
tho exception Cot Governor Hanna ] o?
North Dakota^ 'who went to Conon",
Tho invitation to the Norwegians
to Join In the' mission met no re
sponso. Local nowapapora are doubt
ful If any Norwegians' will take part. ,
io : tho proceedings,1 but praise- Mr.
Ford for his ?o?d wiil ajtvd 'high ideal
ism. ? . . ?
Chicago, Dec. 23.r-In ia. mj^?^mi
.toi Jane/Addams-of Hull, House,' hero,
Henry Ford- denies tho > reports of,
dissension among <?o :men}ber3 of tho
peaco party.7 Ho said the stories ori
>rinaied willi Imaginativo Journalisms,
Iger for copy ?
Ith in tho suco.'
Washington, Dec. 23.-Despite ilia
economy pleas of party leader).
Chairman Sparkman of tho house
?rivera abd foarhora committee plans
to report a general waterways, bill.
There is fjomo talk today, of tho Inten
tion of the' house ? public buildings
committee reporting; aa omnibus
The rivers and Qiarbors commlttco
moots in January to determino it;i
course and! consider faTOwibie reports
bf the war department <ia hew pro
jects, aggregating '$120,090,00!.'.
Among projects favorably : report
ed'byviho w?r department aro: .
South Carolina: Sonteo river,
filO.OOO; Congareo river SlOO.OOOi
Cooper river, $14,000; Charlea.ton har
bor, S140.000; -, waterway . Columbia.
arid Camden to Ch?rtlesion, $430,000;
liicClolSnnville-Winyah Buy waterway,
no estimate; : .Omngeburg-O^arloston
hali waterway,. $100,000. i*
..; Georgia; Savannah harbor, $154,
000; Gor^ral'? ?i^t, - $1,000; 'iii a ck. rh--,
Washington, lice. 23.-Th.re>. cas?-n
of typhus f<?vor-^'v<rVo resorted ?? ttxy.
Laredo, Texas, a?o -ihirt<en in-Nuevo'?
1 ,r.rodo, -across;*iie border, Via result
Of an epidemic raging ' in '.. "SSxxlea,.
which .Caused. ' Surgeon, .G??ar'cii: vpine, '?<
of t!.ie public h^lth serWco to- ;brd,e?
great precautions' against in^ibduc v.
?ion Of tho disease. ; Tbirtee??vfU??r- ;
ic&ns and Bogil tf>. are"; ; reponed
stricken " in Wenlee city.
- Christmas Malia ?er*?&?tt*jr/
Washington, DecY> ; 23 ,-vPoStbfilc?:
.^pairtraeai: r-?^eiv^oV'f?^orsa'.'V froi?
every- seot?ori' of the yalt?d . .?tatea
to the effect1*^
was heavier, thau'eyer J he?oV-j and'its
being moved wlthoot Hie?a?f'-v
2 CAft AX?XH ['? ' %'
r SLvracus&f. T^y!t&\^K?^^< .
* ierur?an car; ru?atog'.wlldiat^/ <fc ;?
ti?v- ,;the ':.Meto??'i?^^^'.-l#^?^i