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Colonel Carlos Carranza
Bandit's End and Say
Remains in ;
TELEGRAM LAID BEF<
Obregon Insistent on Wit
Warned if This is Con
Wlil End in
HI Paso, April 29.-A telegra
Garcia tonight from Colonel Carlo
the reported death of Villa, is unde
today. The telegram, which ca
while Colonel Carranza has been
tablished beyond a doubt that the
recover the body in a few days.
The jnitial meeting of the Si
lasted two hours, and while detai
flicting propositions developed duri
in the Mexican custom house in Ju
It is understood Obregon rei
American troops be withdrawn at
that he was informed that the Ann
icans that they are not empowere
this is insisted upon th's conference
then, is said to have expressed his
While the instructions of Seci
ret, it is known the following gene
the United States: .Extension of-An
tar as Casas Grandes; relegation i
ing this northern zone; co-operatioi
ican troops and granting the use
SEND LAROE FORCE TO
HE.il> BANDITS SAID.TO
HAVE CROSSED BORDER.
(By Associated Pre?3.)
?San An torfe,' Texas, April 29.-Ma
jor-0. B. Myers ot tho Fourteenth
cavalry ut ?M?rCa, Texas, notified
headquarters . tonight that he had
sent a str^ig detachment to Lajitas,
-Texaa. .to investigate the crossing at
that nolnt of a force of Villa bandits:
L&jltas" ls on tho Rio Grande river.
Unconfirmed reports said that five
hundred bandits had occupied with
out opposition twenty, miles of Amer
ican terltory In tho Lajltas dlsti'lCt.
HON. GEO: M. REID TELLS
REPORTER HE WON'T BE
IN THE RACE THIS TIME
An interesUng visitor to the city
Saturday was Hon. Geo. M. Reid pr
Piedmont, who "spent the day hero on
buiiues3. Aft*. Rov?, as usual, was
in a Jolly good humor, but not in
clined to discuss " politics, . further
than to ?ay that he would not offer
'?/ for reelection to the house of repre?
"No," said Mr.. I^ld. "while I ap
preciate filly the assurance of -sup
port fro.^v friends all over .the coun
ty, and feel confident that I could be
re-elected, and all that, I -think that
,, I <wi9l stay at homo this thur-. I have
talked the .thing ovter with' my wife
und wo have decided that: the state
v/tl havo to Worry along somehow cr
oUier. without my service? ;as a law
mair ir.'.to rthe next' two. years any
?way,"J^A: . ' ,. ;
Mr.. Reid waa a most conscien
tious representative, always at hts
post; and ,a,lert 'in tho interests of
lils constitu? cn la, and tho news that
he will not again offer for re-election
will he. received" ; with regret by ht?
; friends- all. over the-county.
. . .... v-1.- ';?',i ii 11' -"i, " ' .
Seditions Movement f'jcon bo . Sup?
pifcsHed SMfts Baron W?mbornt?. .
-'.(By Associated . Presa . ) '
?> JDublin, .-April 20Baron Wlqi
. .borne, 'lord 1 loni ?mani of Ireland told
% the Assocl?ted Pr>?s today ihat.^he
' seditious movement 'would lie ? sup
. .pressed in the epur8<> ot a. few day?'.
;'-He':aald-:iiise:;?rjea^::iK?nion'.. of - the
Irlcli people were displaying loyalty,
' ;?rid the damage rr?m the outbreak M
sm all, when preparations for it are ta?
Canal Tells taereased.
Ixmdon, April ;$0;,~rThe tolls ifor
nh'ps making use ot the Sues Canal
havo been .Increased by flf^y centimes
per ton in ordef 'td off??t Some of
>h? low 0)?it'; has "heart incurred dur
ing the pastear. .'The'rteW;?ot?s ate
af ina rate et ?Ix francs 15 c?pt?mes.
Wires Confirmation of
s He Hopes to Locate
a Few Days. ?
:RS HELD AT EL PASO
hdrawal of Troops, but is
tinned the Conference
ni received by the Mexican Consul
is Carranza, purporting to confirm
rstood to have been laid before the
, which begun here at five o'clock
me from Ousihuiriachic, said that
unable to find-Villa's body he es
bandit leader is dead and hoped to
ls are carefully guarded two con
ing the session, which is freing held
iterated Carrauza's request that
an early date. lt is understood
?rican representatives tod the Mex
d to dis'uss the withdrawal and if I
would get in a deallock. Obregon.
; willingness to meet Americans
retary Baiter tovScott are kept sec
ra? c?ndUions.are insisted upon by
??rican lines into Mexico at least as
o American hiiiitaiy-duty of polie
rt in handling the supplies of Amer
bf Mexican railroads to American
\ Fund For Mississippi River Flood j
Control Goes to
(By Associated Press.)
Washington. April 21).-A bill pro
viding for a maximum apupropriatton
of forty-five million dollars for the
Mississippi nl\-er, recently agreed
to by'the flood control committee,
was reported, to ithe boase today by
Chairman? Humphries.. The Missis
sippi appropriation, which is not in
harmony with the flood control
scheme, . was proposed by the cabinet
committee It is 'proposed to be
spread over a period! or "Ave years.
The flood committee, thinks that throe
million should bo ?pent annually for
revorliinon't and six milcpn for l?yee
construction, a million annually j to
bo hela <or ?.- flood emergency. fund.
The commy.tteo'a . report assorts
that tho property destruction by 1012
and 1913 floods reached a total of
BITS OF METAL IN BAGS
OF OATS CAUSED MILD
SENSATION IN PARIS
,. Parla, April 29.--pieces of metal
resembling prongs ot Ash hooks, dis
covered in baga of oats imported from
America for thc 'French army, caus
ed 8omett.lng of a i^ensutlon o few
.weeks ago. : At? otiemy plot was
Suspected, Similar'. objects j found
liter lu : cans of pressed 'corned
beef. .from, America- strengthened' the
it has t r?afip i red that the bita of
metal in the oats were waite , hits
from a'French' factory, where horse
shoe imii3 are mado. They were
picked up by the -baga front an im
perfectly ., ?leaned car. _The metal
pieces found - in the corned- be?f were
pms used to attach labels t? quar
te ra of tieaf and fo*iad their' way a*
cldontly into tho. boxes.
.Valuable Portrait. -.V-.t'
Berlin, April 28.-Josef Rambo's
miniature portrait of Goethe, painted
in-igtij has been*sold et auction Hvre
for ,^,610 ma?'ks. Goethe declared
th!? miniature to be the b?*t portrait
erf him, ovev made. Its wi;ercabouts
'hud "fa$?n uri into wn for malty yMf*
i)fit ll .'i? recently came to Jighl ja'?a
collection thrown b?to thc. market
.the, deaih- of th? ey ncr",
Lived Over 100 Years. |
i..... y :::??
Abraham Wilcox, who has Jut'! died
In Port Werth, declared that ho waa
115 years old. His sana and daugh
ters say ho, <was 107. Until h's laat
Illness he walked two mlle? every
^.ay, and never failed' to reid thc
chally nev/Brapcva. He came to thc
United States at the ugo o? thirty,
and- worked on a farm near Roches
ter, N. Y. Later he owned a farm
in Michigan. Ho spent many year?
at an Luis Po'osl, but could not Ktand
ibo revolutions, and he went to Fort
END GAME AT HOME OF
HIS SON AT 5:25 O'Clock
Was One of Most Widely Known
Men in This State-Twenty
. Years Member of House.
Anderson county lost one of her
most widely known citizons yester
day ' morning in tho death of Hon.
Joshua Whitner Ashley, who for 20
years was a member of the South
Carolina legislature. Mr. Ashley
died on' Saturday morning at 5.25
o'clock, at thejiomc of hts son, Sher-,
Iff Joe M.' H. Ashley on Church
street, ofter .an illneso nf trirep
months, his condition becoming criti
cal about ono week ?go.
The funeral services will ba hold
at.Mt. Bethel church today a* ?I
o'clock p. m. The body ' will . be
taken td tho church, which is in Mar
tin township, leaving hejio aV i i
O'clock thia morniug. Tho sarviceB
wll bo conducted by tho Lt3v. -W.
IL ?Hawkins, acslBtcd by tho Rev.
X. ?. WrLtft, and interment will be
made'in the adjoining cemetery.
/The l?pnorarj' rxillbearers wlli be
those gentlemen who. served in the
Anderson v.?jnty delegation in the
legislature with Mr. Ashley and alto
in the. sesai.e- as follows: Ex-SchV
toro J; K:-.Hood. Sr., .and Georgs V/.
Sullivan and J. }3. Br?aVeale, S. M.
.Pearmui, W. W. Scott, J.' L. 'Jack-1
son, II. C. Summers, K. P. Smith,|
J. T. Cox, O. D. Gray apd H. F.
Colly, nil members of tho house at j
dlffereot-times. Ex-Governor Bloaji?
will .tlBo attend the funeral. .
/.The. active pallbearers -will x be
Mews. Joshua W. Ashley; Jr., J. T.
rj. Ashley, Jr., Joohua ..Ashley, Jr.,|
3. ?.' Murd.ck,. JamestAshley,v W.
J. Saylbrsi Jam?a T. " Murdock abd
Jam?a:Ar,bIev< all nephews. .'*.
- .flketeh of tU?i
,' Mr. Ashley was born December \C.
1843,' in aiartin towhsltip,, being the]
?on ^bP Edward and Elizabeth Ash
ley;;. 00 was reared In : ?kit? county
and continued to live. itt. tt; until his
death, the placo cf bia residence for
tho greater part, of his i ifs belhg ftt
Honeu Path. 'HIR " parents bad
twelve children," Xh? .following of
Swin ?urylve: jobb Thomas? ;?t??
lt^r;woO Hvc? at tho bl?' home' ?lace
in M?r?n. township^ E. Wesiey Ashley
and ?be M; Ashley .of Abbeville coun
ty ^ Josber ?. and Turbw A<?bley
c>f. ?bd^rs?n- county ; Mr?. Lucfnda
Saviors, Mfa, Ellan Murdock. Mrs.
HANDS OFF ?N
NO STEPS TAKEN TO PROBE
United States States Not Respons
ible For Money Being Sent
Sinn Feir Society.
? I'OHTOKFM'K I$ritM:i>. *
? (By Astfoc'atcd ?'reas.) .>
? London. ' April 21).--Piela .*
? Marshall tgrench, eaumiumlcr *
4* of home forces, nu a o on ced 4?
+ '.onlgbt tha^t tho postofflce hi *.
? Dulblln, prllhf.lpa'! st ron j; li old *
of the Hind Polners, had been *
4? burned down iwid J mues Con- 4*
? nolly, heaa of he Slim Foin *
V i^loty repeled killie;!. Thc ?
? * revolt ls ?? the verge of col- 4?
? lapse. ?>
? 4 4>4>4>4>*4>*4>4>4>4>4*4>4'4>4>4>4*?
(By .Associated Press.),
..Washington, ; April 23.--Depart
ment of Justice otlkials sahl' tonight
that no steps* had been taken to Inves
tigate alleged actlvtlea of sympathiz
ers in I'rvy.-ed; State.! with revo'.t iii
Ireland. Tho only Informaron of
actlvtlea of aju-h sympathisera, ofii
clala sahl; were newspaper reporu
and statement of John Redmond that
movem?nt had been abatted by per
sona In Unlteti S'.a'.ea. Rending mon
ey from the l?phcd States to tho Sinn.
Foin soolety, U'v pointed out, is no? a
violation o: '?Aimirlcnn neutrality.
?Sveh tho 8W^ent.o. fa^:'tb .S1?W
Felners would not alone bo a viola
Karon Wlmbome admitted that re
bels attacked Dublin Castle on Mon
day the-rame day,they seized the
postofflce and ?t. Stephens Grean.
.He said thaA by Tue3dny mormlng
troc;ia bad.arlved In c'ty from Cur
lngh anc* after that rebela attempted
nothing but sniping. . At present he
said they have ba**teade<l Sar/ivllle
street and aro in possession bf houses
ithero. Enc-ontcra took plato .. In
counlilea We::ford. Mea'h, Lough, but
on the whole Ireland is nu'ot. This,
he eald, ap y lied, to Limerick, Kerry.
Clare, Kilkenny, Mayo, Sligo, Tipcr
ary, Leitrim, Klltlare, Roacoiumon
and all bf Ulster. .
Newberry Attorney Will Be Nam
i ed on Recommendation Law
(Special to The Intelligencer)
Columbia. S. C., April. 29.-I. H.
Hunt ot th? Newberry bar, will be
lieeommcndoti to: Governor Monning
for " appointment aa the third mem
ber of the state board of conciliation.
Ho will the recommended for appoint
ment \o Governor Manning by-J. .A.
Law and John I^ee Davis tho other
two ipcoibors of .the baird. Govern
or Manning sahl tonight thai he
would appoint Mr. Hunt-.
?wi Field Bctelonroent.
Vienna, April Sa. -thc oil nelda
of Galicia are to acquire a new
Importance In the ncartfuturo through
$ba construction .' ot '. an' -important
ripe line; which '.will, save much rail
way transportation in bringing tho
oil to market. Th? Urie extends
al?v- field to Cbyroy, whlcfi llet; on
the main Uno of;T?l??w?y -from Prze
myal to Budapest". '; It js forty miles
long and has been,built entirely by
tho A?a?)o-I'?ungrsri8a?'. n^lHtary au-;
t'.?or I ties since tho. Russians W$re dri
ven bW';of Gal'.ctsV: : The laying jot
thv pipo.has recently been completed
and lt will eooWtie? 'p^'-into., opera
tion. The lino Will be maed exclu*
aiv?ly. for. relined oil. and it. has a
capacity ; of about '75,000 barrels a
,. - ? , i-, 'ij;, ' vj fi'' < ?? .
; , Pawnshop Quotations.
<&YwKtt*? -April -ty.~-??' consequence
b',"fthe;jge?eral fJr?>4tt;pHci?/, the
Vl3nnnV Dorotheum, the ;st*te rpa^n
shop,, bisa announced ' that larger ?urns
will bo advanced than hitherto- -Pr??,
sent holders of pixm tickets have beet!
Inyftod to have thejr pied gea re
valned and receive the increase jn;
' Will She Preside in
This is the first poned photograph
tho supremo court justice, -who is no
can nomination for P.-esddent.
Atlanta, G., April 20?.-That tho|
bu' Ming's of the . Georgia State Sani
tarium ave totally inadequate to ac
commodate tho inmates, and are so j
cn-ercrowded that tho death rate has!
been increased and it is impossible
to properly treat curable dlBcasei;
that large number of perfectly sa?o |
peoplo are imposed upon by the ip
Btitution, and .that criminals.- ov^n
murderers, aro housed w'.th innccejit
people because there ls no other
placo for them, are tonic of th? ?V.arjt
?lng revelations made In the annual i
roport of the trustees of the sanita
rium which has just boen made to the
Whilo the report ls a pLain state
ment of fact?, lt presents such n de
plorable condition nt t?ie sanltaritipr
that Ute governor will probably call
the special attention of tito legisla
ture, to it In his annual message. ?
S Th? re were 105 parsons sent lo
it.ne sanitarium, tho Teport states,
who jwero found to be'sane when
they .arrived, and- this may havo been
duo, it is suggested, to the laxness
in lunacy triait?, rpo number of pa
tients In tho sanitarium at thc* ciofco
c f tho-year waa 3,917, or 292 moj^
than at tho closo of tho prevloiistfeir.
The new patients received during toe
year numbered 1.C83, or 2ft? more umn1
... . - S,.-.:- i '
Lon<?on,..A;pri1 39,-After'a sel^r?
of one hundred and forty-three daya,
General Townshend ? eas * eUren?erfed
his force of about ten thousand' men
at kut El Amara, one hundred arm
thirty.m)les .below Bagdad Oh tho. *t*i>
gri sriver, bringing to an end anofh'
er phase of \the . il I-fhtert . - E(r Hish
campaign In Mesopotamia, u' This!
ea^njslgn hdit for Us . end tho ^a,yturo
of Bagdad and to divert Turkish
t^ps--from Galllnojli.' WJuir;, al
most on ,<he point ot suceecdcding.iftu
;ft^e?ft*r> Ityo?' Bri t lin ?l?p/rV ; broke
down'. kt ?i^earphonV. o?ght?onr;' ' rolles
*t?$i#}^^&W:?, ?iera; the Turka
s r. Hughes.
of Mrs. Chkilca^B. Hnghe*?, wife o?
vv being conE'Idered for tho Ropubll- J
In 1914. Tiio number of patients re
ceiving treatment numbered. 5.338, or
335 moro than !n '1914. The average
daily number was 3,812, or 116 more
than in 1914. .
In mentioning tho report of . the I
elinicnl director the .trustee^ say
?that the Unding of 105 "sane personal
' committed 'to tho sanitarium "ap
pears/to ho a travesty . and should
I be severely condemned."-.'
I As to thc commitment of 24 crim-l
! inala, the trustees state that thia is
I "Repugnant to every right feeling, an
injustice to dh? innocent patients and
?a'burden upon the institution." It ls j
recommended that some other previ
si?n bo made for the criminally in
The trustees ask for an appropria- i
Hon of $200,000 for a building for |
curabl'j. c?sea. Fifty thousand* dol
lars hi p.'tfO asked to build a homo|
for th* nursing corps' of women.
A full statement of tho business]
administration is given 4n the report |
by tho steward, showing all receipt
and'.disbursements. The total in,-]
come rrom ali sources last year waa)
$771,608.12, the regular appropria
tion by the stat? being $550,000. The
net-cadi surplus la ?11,828. . The
average co?t of each patient, waa only
$la?.<U. .... ?.'..
defeated tho Brtish, forclnr; them to
? retroat to Rut// where they were bot
tled up. The surend?i*. caine' ont'
after all effort .to Teli?v? the .b?.?.aai
uored force had failed. .
situation a/. Verdun has nndefr
gono no chong? ojf. hptc. .
.... Paris; reports".tho, fal?ure of \ Ger
mon Stacks near .Tblaumont. . farm
aad near Hill .1304. ;;
ncr)tn announces that Jerehoh al>
tacks , at Jpeod .'^ny..;H?ji'i..w?te: ' rp
. , The '? Cieroians captured a Itu
position' ?ouih of lake -tfarocjt
hriv? vt?1c?'n o thousand and,
hundred ?rtsbnors and many "?una, ;
7sm ft DEAD
LOCK AFTER.THREE DAYS
Measure Now Goes Back to Con
gress and Later Be Pawed
(By Awsoclnlcd Pres*.)
Washington AptfJ 2!>.-After three
days of consideration of the army re
organization lilli the conferees reach
ed a deadlock (onlght. It wari Inti?
mr*id thpii. titty ryvMl report- a dis
rgisement nh.d, ask for further Ih
Ntiuct*!nns. Ono merhhor of tho con
ference, declared: '"Hopelessly .apart"
on the e'sa of * regular army, a?riate
.propoeelH for federal volunteer force
and nitrate plant. Ho ?aid congress .
will he asked shortly to pasa attain
om these features.
The senate oohforees aro , under
stood lo be standing for .thu sehato
proposal of a regular army of two
hundred and fifty thousand and Rep
resentative Kahn of the house con
feree agrcos with th?m. Repr?sen
t?t! vee Hay and Dent, however, Insist;
on the house proposal of an anny of
ono hundred and forty thousand.
Berlin Reports That Reply Will
Be Ready Nest
';<. 1 .. :: : ssutitiv.ji'.'.t.-55.-??.vt;
. (By .Associated Press.)
, Washtogtcn, Amrli go.-No definite
word forecasting Germany's decision
in the' submarine controversy reached
Washington tonight. Secretary Lan
sing announced that the situation re
main?? unchanged,. Tho German
embassy also is Without ?Information.
Berlin reports, however, ?aid; ' tho
German reply would be ready next
week. . : - ' '
(ASA G. CANDLER, NOTED
MILLIONAIRE LED INTO
DANCE DESPITE PROTEST
Atlanta, Ga., At?-l? 29.-Asa G.
Candler, the Atlanta millo?tttro who
gave one million dollars io ?taory
University and bought tho state ot
Georgia's entire bond isfcuo of torce
million and five hundred thousand at
a higher price than ali ?ba bankers
of New York,' Atlanta &id other fin?
uncial centers ottered, is a suppc.rt
er of grand opera, in ?tlMito, s* Of
all other enterprise!?, and he enjoy*
?he muslo and sjhigiag iromeusejv,
but lie got a taste of,.grand op*'a
of the off-stage variety : mis week
thai was almost'too^ ranch for him.
At a brilliant areceptfon given by
tho Druil Hills Golf club to the opera
'etta* :Mllo Rosina Galil the peUte
and ?ican* if ul <ptemiere danseuse of
the Metropolitan ballot, was giving
some entrancing steps from -the ya? ,
rlous ballets presented during the
week, and was likewise demonstrating
her familiarity with , tho popular So
ciety dunces tn vogue tn the ball
rooms ot America and Europe.
In the midst 'of .'eh especially ox
hiliratlng and enjoyable dance Idlle
Galil n&sscd thc corner where Mr
Candler, with ?orne othel' gentlemen
?bo?t-bft *?e, :w*te 4u!etiy ,observlng
the couples on th* floor, ?ad some
thing In the benerol?ht face ?nd khid
ly eyes of "Tba First Citizen ot At?
ItallatJ woman's attention.
? In tba rottet of har dance eke de
serted her partner;-a young, Bwain ot
i Atlanta society <wbo ls. more prdud of
bis dancing than ot anything c?== bb
? ewth. ind'w?st ?v?r to^t^ Candler
; and invited him la dapoa with, hsr,
Sr. Csn?Sltts1?id^ V
! fm ipa: compltmtS? l^^selin^ on
tbs ground that 1*',1?^, ;
-Oh, -that niahei^ro??****." ?.i
claimed Mlle ,C?lrH$^?^#%
? laglan;- ''come, witt^ne told ?111
j teach you."
(Paris, April 2& -As a perpetual
souvenir of the last visit Of