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Vol. LXX- No 13 WINNSBORO. S. C.. FRIDAY, AUGUST W1914. Established 1844
Who's Who In
Photo by American Press Association.
KING PETER of Servia, the countr,
came king by the murder of King
was so much mystery attached to
ceived at any of the courts In Europe.
CHILD FLAGS TRAIN I
AND SAVES LIVES
Four Injured in Auto Accident.
Were Lying on Track and
Train Stops .ust in Time.
Spartanburg special to Charles- 1
ton News and Courier, Aug. 9.
Flagged by a little girl 4 years I
old. Southern train No. 13 was I
stopped above Landrum station c
this evening just in time to pre- i
vent the lives being crushed out t
of four pers6ns who lay upon tne t
3::-R wlire theylT
had been thrown fro~m tfreir au- r
tomobile, which had skidded and
fallen over the thirty-foot em- t
bankment. The injured parties
were placed aboard the train and
taken to Tryon, where they were
,given first aid treatment. Later
they were put aboard train No.
10 and brought to Spartanburg
and placed in the"hospital.
The little girl who flagged the
train is the daughter of Mr. and
and Mrs. J. G. Caldwell _of
Campobello, and the parties
whose lives were saved through
her brave effort was that of her
uncle, Thomas Caldwell, Miss
Noette Reid of Greenville, Mrs.
A. C. Miller of Enterprisa, Ore
gon, and Mrs. Jerry M. Cald- t
well, all of whom were more or
less seriously injured as a result
of the accident, ini which their
automobile ran over the embank
ment and dumped them upon
the railroad tracks in a deep cut.
Villa May Start Revolution.
Washington, Aug. 12. -Gen.
Carranza has ordered held at
Tampico a large shipment of
ammunition consigned to Gen.
VillIa, according to ofnecial, advis
es today to the Washington gov
For many weeks Villa has been
recruiting and buying amnmunm
tion and Carranza has not object
ed to shipments of munitions' via
Tampico. Today, however, he
called a halt.
Reports;of increasing friction
between the two constitutional
ist leaders reached here today
from various sources. Gen. Villa
sent to persons here a synopsis
of the reasons why he is dis
olea'sed with Carranza's attitude.
He sets forth that he will, insist
on carrying out the agreement
recently reached at Torreon
when the breach tentatively was
Officials, ineidentally, have
been advised, that while the
federal army is evacuating Mex
ico City to allow a peaceful en
try of the constitutionalists with
out subjecting non-combatants
in the capital to the dlangers of
a battle, the federal forces, es
timated at 40.000 have not final
ly determined what to do. The
federals want guarantees: and
Gen. Valasco, minister of war to
Carbajal, has intimated in an'
official communieation to Car
ranza,that if guarantees are not
o-iven and amnesty declared, a
counter revolution undou btedly
will be made to join forces with
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rwhich is at war with Austria, be
Alexanider and Queen'Draga. There
this murder that he has,n-:; been re
(NOWLTON HOSPIAL IS
BOUGHT BY -BAPTISTS iei
w ale of Property Announced by L
Committee Wednesday--- 1
Continue Colonia *Hote.
The South Carolina Baptists
ave bought the Knowlton hos; tj
>ital in Columbia and will take i,C(
harg-:,. at an~early, date ', accord- E
a to announcement made yes- f
erday, by a.member of the Bap- 1L
ist hospitl W tee. The sy b
>urchase price was ert an.- is,
It 'has been known for some ei
ime that negotiations . wereei
>ending between the Baptistit]
rustees and Mrs. Augustus B. 1ir
nowlton, widow of the lateb
tugustus B. Knowlton, M.-D., h t
iander of the hosital. A defi
ite announement was not made s
mntil Wednesday, however. The c<
ransfer of the Knowlton prop
rty wl ben khe binninr sof e:
liositat negkofteiaptiss. weeo
eningedtwee the Baptist te i
adouht wido Cofoi tholtel c1
>roupery. the holoia wil de
ontianud as waot,it mae
ern ednyeseday, howeter. The c
nfeonof the trustees nototo b
leeoi ospitalf ther attis o
;rpet. The Colonia will operae
otinua ams hotelo abot twas
rearndstdait sit isa the:e
ntentibe of thentrustoestnotptos
Teeo Knwa hospital,' at thsp
md. Theylorets hs opeputed o a
se n fl tel est instiutn tof
tas, ind ith uadtha t isthee
>nl e o h anges*thpitas- inr
nthi seto f h cuty n
poTssn he Knowlton pial. nd
olonia opeis the ojecitt is f
tsl kindiner Soay . I -i te
purposae ofthYouth Caredbyina
Allen thetlargest;hospitas ild,
youngesction ofh co nt r, and
Aoleni Proertie, the aproject s
ted uner ay. yetrayatr
noon while-aouwhk allnedibythas
Alocleactlen Agapn. ThPere
yunt sn the Dr.anagment .1i
AnPatterson,bu 53a was ai
hincoon hi a waeno theb
plant io rnehagthe ma amn.
In lifting off the covering to the t
gas tank, it is thought, he was
overcome by the sudden cutflow
of gas. His head fell over the'
opening, and he inhaled the gas~
and was asphyxiated.' He was
found in this position by two
little boys an hour later. They.
gave the alarm, and he was imn
mediatly removed but aid reached '
him too late.
He was a bright and promising
lad with energy and ambition
unusual for his age, a favorite
with everybody here and his
death has east a gloom over this
community. He is survived by
his father, mother, one brother.
Joe Allen Patterson, and three
sisters. Mrs. Arnold Searson,
Miss Isabelle Patterson, and.
0 HAVE COVERNMENI AI: DII
3 Stackhouse Plan for'Holding Stat
Cotton Crop. A
T. B. Stackhouse, president of Stat
bie Standard Warehouse con- wer
any, whO returned to Columbia Duk
-*om Washington Vesterday, said Ani
iat in his opinion the federal larg
ovornment was determined to PoV
o everything in its power to as- ers
ist the farmers of the South to of L
old their cotton. Mr. Stack- Am(
ouse attended various confer- app(
nces between cotton growers Tay]
nd congressmen in Washington. Chai
[e said that besides the cotton of ti
rowers the representatives of T1
arious interests, among them I aftel
ie copper mining industry and Pag<
ie wheat growers, were impor- Duk
ining the government for fin- donE
icial aid in the present emer- abou
ency brought about by the gen- He I
-al war in Europe. quai
Mr. Stackhouse gave out the is ur
)llowing detailed statement on Gres
ie result of the conferences he' M:
-tended: his f
"Last Thursday night a con- now
rence attended by United try I
tates Senator E. D. Smith and war
:hers was held in the office of busii
ommissioier E. J. Watson at Mi
olumbia. As a result of this mes.
)nference, a meeting was held was
st Tuesday in Senator Smith's Perbi
)mmittee room in 'the national attoi
wital at Washington. This Mori
teeting was attended by Senator Iwas
mnith'and six other United States
mators from cotton growing SoL1
tates, two members of the fed-I
al reserve board and represen- I
ttives of the cotton interests Cc
-om South'Carolina, Mississippi, beca
ouisiana and Tennessee and Sout
sted from 10 o'clock in the toda
torning until 6 o'clock in the of G
SERIOUS SITUATION. 1 Gov<
"The serious situation con fron- J. B
ng the South in marketing its, Blea
>tton crop on account of the A
uropean war was freely and ing
illy discussed, and both the Chie
nited States senators and mem- the I
ers of the federal reserve board; M
med~- not only willing but Gov
ixious to have the federal gov- the
nment assist the cotton g-vow--e
s in getting a fair price for denc
1s crop and assured the meet- dow:
g that they would use their Carc
ast efforts to have this assis- but
mee rendered. Man
"On account of the funeral of said
[rs. Wilson congress did -not effe(
)nvene on Monday, but Col. men
Tatson and others held confer- and
oces on that day with members I ho
F the house and senate and your
'ere invited by Congressman ther
ever to appear before the agri- F
ltural committee. squa
THREE AMENDMENTS. mm
"As a result of these confer- bt
rces, three amendmnents to the rese
anking law were introduced in and
>ngress yester day (Tuesday)
nd will probably be adopted.d
'he amendment to the Aldrich- da
reeland emergency act will put ma
otes secured by cotton and other his
taple agricultural crops when
roperly warehoused on the same tha
asis as government and State er
onds by increasing the limit Bl
rom 30 per cent. to 75 per cent.hi
f currency to be issued on such*
"Another amendment to the
ame act more fully defines the
tatus of State banks and em- GodE
owers them, if they join the G
ederal system, to secure this ti
"The amendment to the fed-Se
ral reserveact removes, in times h
f emergency, or under the sup-se
~rvision of the federal reserve m
oard, the limitations as to the
tmount which banks may borrow
md lend. me
"The fedleral r'eserv'e board will va
robably issue this week a"state- i
nent in which it will request the Stal
tock and cotton exchanges to*
eiain e.losed unti[-the situationn
npro',es, urge the farmers not
o rush their prod1uet4on -th
narket and pledge the ibard toSp
ender every possible assistance'
o enable the farmers to get a;
air price for their crops.' W
Ellis Reunion. tan1
Mr. Preston Ellis of .Jonesboro,
a.ateddteEllis annual re in
nion, which took place at Beth- did
ehem last Thursday-August 6. didn
.ev. Jas. P. Pressly made the v
ddress. A large crowd was Ble
>resent. Mr. Marshall Haddon w
ame up from A bbeville and some him
ersons from Greenwood. This he
.eunion is a great gathering, that
s looked forward to with much r
nterest by a large family circle. inst
-- Associate Reformed Presby- acct
Mrs. *T. M. Cathcart is a mem- Ble:
, of this family from Due West. this
(E WANTS 10 GET HOME
e and War Department are
sked to Come to His Aid.
'ashington, Aug. 11. -The
e and War Departments I
asked today to aid J. B. h
e. former president of the
rican Tobacco Company andA
e owner in the Southern ,
er Company with headquart
it Charlotte, in getting :uth
ondon and back to Ameria;
mg those who presented:* the
al for Mr. Duke were Z -V.
or and Cameron: Morrison of
clotte and Secretary Daniels
ie State Department this!
moon cabled' Ambassador K
?, at London to look into the j
e case and see wh'at can be!
There is some mystery
t the request of Mr. Duke.
ias millions and is well ac- <
nted with Mr. Page, yet he
iable to leave the capital of i
r. Duke, it was argued, by
'riends today, is needed he,
"to save the tobacco indtis
'rom ruin."' The Europea
has helped to demoralize the,,,.
r. Taylor was armed with I.j
age from Mr. Duke. H
accompanied.by Mr. W. R.
:ins of New York, personal
-ney of Mr.- Duke. Mr.'
-ison's presence in the party
:h Carolina Politics far Past
the Boiling Point.
ilumbia, Aug. 12.-The lines
me tightly. drawn in the t
h Carolina political situat!*&
y. At Newberry, the home
overnor Blease, R. I. Man
of Sumter, candidate for
rnor, came near blows with i 0
. Adger Mullally. an avowed
se candidate for Governor..
: Dillon one of those attack
Governor Blease said the
f Executive's speech "show.'I
Republicanism of the man.", -
e. Manning had criticized the'-n
rnor's record severely 0
tate campaign meeting
,rrv today when Mulh'
unced odne wfi u w -2
a the fair name of South' .
lina." He had proceed..io
a short while when Mf.*
ning stepped forward and
something to the followirgiz
:t. "I declare all your stat
ts as to me maliciously false,,
but for a New York dispatch P
Id in my possession as to n
e,ondition I would go for- I
r a while things lookedlr
11y and cheers for Manning a
led with cheers for Blease. b
crowas surged to the stand I
~oon quieted. Mullally did noti
nt the challenge with a blow
things passed off.
the Senatorial meeting to- t
at Dillon L. D. Jenning, 1.
or of Sumter, was severe in
~riticism of the Governci, as
W. P. Pollock.
r. Jennings said "I believe
if the devil walked on this V
h and was charged with t
use' s record he would'7hang
ead in shame."
Ir. Pollock said Blease was
Columbia mixed up with the
track gamblers and blind
rs and getting moneT from
overnor Blease si oneN
g he was sorry about in the
ate was that he could grant 1
>ardons there. He char ged H
local moi-ning paper with1
ling its issues free for ai
th to every Bleas-eite andli
he would ask the Govern
it to investigate this' as it
;done to injure him political
The storms are gathering
he political horiza in this
be, and two years ago showed
ing to. the tense feeling that:
-rtaniburg B!easites Will Sup
port W. (C. lrby.
partanburg, S. C.tAug. 11 -
C. Irby, Jr., of L'aurens will
~ive the votes of most Spar
>urg County Bleaseites in the
ernatorial campaign, accord
to Magistrate Robert J.
,tt, who was the Blease can
t for chairman. of county:
vention. John G. Richards,,
>was the favorite of the
iseites until Saturday night~
m, it is said, he "eliminated".
self by refusingKto tell how
oted two years ago, is no
per considered a factor here.
he Bleaseites thave decided
ead, to concentrate on Irby,
rding to Governor Blease's
icipal lieutenants. The
iseites polled 5,564 votes in.
county two years ago.
1M10 CENERAL NEWS9
of Interest Gathered From
- . N. A. McCully, United
4navy, formerly of Ander
or;7, t been assigned to duty
i Ta' attache at the United
t Ys Embassy at St Peters-!
, ,sia. In this connection
probable that he will L
rable fighting going
aiowsdT1m during the war.
As a result of -the war. King
-eorge has ordered release of
I militant sufferagettes in jail
' eaches of the peace.
o far the state department
i been able to throw absolute
nIuo light on the where abouts
r,ewis W. Haskel, consul ati
?erade Servia, and Mrs. Has
I, who left London for Belgrade
inething like three weeks ago.
A c -Dillon on Sunday night
rgeon Hamilton, a young man
419 years shot and killed J. D,
rws of Rock Fish N. C.
io was calling. on Hamilton's
On August 11th the German
)sses around Leige were esti
ted to be nearly 32000,
Otis Hilton, who was paroled I
om the State penitentiary by,
e Governor some months ago
as shot and seriously wounded -
..a'drug store in Fort Mill on
sesday night by his cousin,
Canada has purchased two
owerfui submarines which
ere built at Seattle Wash., for
he Chilean government.
On Tuesday the clearing house L
t Mexico City decided to re
pen the banks which had been
rdered closed in view of the
act that congress failed to dis- E
olve and President Carbajal has
ot decided to resign.
A house in Chester owned by I c
red Lander and occupied by A.
. Stegall was burned last Wed
esday night. The loss was c
- $1200, with an insurance I
Chester county's new
ii is ,at'a sfUst -n r.,nt
f a lank of material.
The amount of Chester's com- a
iutation tax for 1914 ist
Mining the North Sea as a
art of the plan of the war may s
ot only close most of the North a
~uropean ports to navigation,
ut the gold laden crusier Ten- e
essee, and the North Carolina. 1
nd neutral passenger vessels e
ringing Americans home from
~urope will face new dangers. a
The St Louis Republic quotes
no. WV. Craddock, president of a
he Craddock-Terry Sho.e com-a
any as declaring that he is
ery optimistic over the future
f business conditions in the
Jnited States, and that in a
~eneral wvay a big European war
nay have the eff'ect of making
his country the recognized
vord leader in finance.
St Matthews is to have a new
120,000 Methodist church, on
vhich work has already been 1
At the meeting of the candi
lates for state offices at~ Union1
m Tuesday, Win. C. Irby Jr.
ok Jno. G. Richards sharply to
ask for refusing to tell how he
voted in the gubernatorial race
n 1912. and now daily explain
ng how he is going to vote in
:he 1914 senatorial race.
Sheriff Miller of Lexington!
~ounty is waging war on vag
ants. He says he is determined
o break up vagrancy in that
~ounty as far as it is in his.
power. _______ __
Wins U. D. C. Scholarship.
Jlohn Hnugh BonM'iare has been1
awarded the Daiughters~ of the
Confederacy scholarship in the
University of South Carolina.
This scholarship is given for four
years and brings the holder $125
annually. It has been held for
the last four years by A. Burnett
Stoney, of Camden, who gradu
ated from the University with
the class of 1914.
Mr. Boulware has just gradu
ated at the Mt: Zion Institute of
Winnsboro. He was a star on
the football team of that institu
tion, and is expected to be a
prominent contender for the:
Garnet and Black eleven this~
fall. He is a brother of M. B.
Bouvare, fullback on the team
f ~1913, and a member of the
gaduatng clas of this year,
Who's Who In
Photo b A..
MPEROR FRANCIS JOSEPH of
now in his declining years he Is i
bilities of which stagger the ent
eath of his only son, and the recent 10
rom which the aged emperor never re
VAR WILL CAUSE A
SCARCITY OF HORSES
Inited States and Canada May
Be Called upon to Supply
The war in Europe~ will caus
scarexty of horses in this . an
ther Eastern cities, in the op
>n of local horse dealers.
According to the reports
eived of the fighting ar
iege, the mortality am
orses has been very great. W
be age for spectacular dash
onsiderepast, -still the e
eds horseq ?f flier puri
ae light artillery, heavy a m.
nd the pack trains, also moun
Should England and France
et cont101 of the seas the prob
m of their horse supply will
till be difficult, but not so much*
s that of Germany. The Euro
ean supply will soon be exhaust
d if the present war continues
ng. Naturally all the warring~
ountries will turn their eyes to
lard the United States and Can
England could supply herself
nd her ally, France, from Can
da. It is reported that, one
rder was placed there last week
or 800,000 horses.
While the British war in South
Lfrica witnessed the exportation
f something like 200,000 horses
o that country, it is extremely
[oubtful if anything like this can.
>e done in the present war in
iew of this country's proclam
ttion of neutrality, sipce horses
tire onsidered by many authori
ies as absolute contraband.
.John M. Burroughs. a local
lealer said yesterday that if any:
~ffort is made to obtain horses iin
;he United States the buying will
e done in the Western States.
['his, in his opinion, will cause. a
;arcity of horses in the Eastern
narket and consequently a rise
ni the prices of those animals.
$30,922 South Carolina's Share
Washington, Aug. 11.-An
nouncement was made by. che
war department today that. out
of the total of $2,000,000 annu
ally appropriated by congress for
apportionment among- the states
for the purchase of supplies and
ammunition under the militia
law, $1,599,362 has beer' set
aside by the secretary of war for
that purchase during the 'fiscail
year 1915. The remia4uder,
amoun ting to S400,63', has been
reserved for special allotment
from time to time, at lie dis
cretion of the secretary..
The amounts allotted #0 the
South Atlantic states for the
fiscal year 1915 are as follows:
Florida, $13,781.50; -Georgia,
$35,517.69; North Carolinm, $30,
344.94; South Carolina. $20,922.
24; Virginia, $37,004.81.
Winnsboro and Fairfield w
well represented at the Me
ants Jubilee in Columbia on
day, and they all report a
fine time at this the first a
the kind in the state.
ustria has had a calamitous rule, and
e prindpal figure in a war the povi
re worifi There was mystery in the
s of tIz' r-to the throne was a b!g%v
ORDERED TO DSISOLVE
C er With $140,09000
Ordered to Di '
nn., ug 12.-The
ed to be a tate
in,t d1( was ord
ade, andajoritY de
40 00.00 cotPo
plan for the o
suance of an
from the United States -'supreme
court,. the decision announces
that the court will entetain an
application for the appointmient
of'a receiver for all the proper
tis of the corporationl.
The deciaion of the court was
gren by Cli-cuit Judge Walter I.
Siith o~f Iowa, with which Judge
Willim C. .Hook of Kansas
areed, and from which Judge
Walter A.'Sanborn of Mignesota
I'he majority opinion held that
e International Harvester
cmpany was from its organmza
tion,in 1902 in violation of .the
STerman law. The original,
eoporation,. formed of five con-.
Serns, violated the first sectiory
9fthe Sherman act by restraim,
n competition among them
seves. The combined orgamza
tin also tended to monopolke
rd in contravention of #1e
setion of this law.
'he decision declares that
~ile the International. Harvest
rcompany and its sellhng o n
iztion, the 'International Ear
estor Company of America, con
tl from 80|to 85 per cent. of the.,
tade in agricultural implements
manufaured. by them, their
teatment of smaller competitors
ingeneral being fair and just.
~'Drowns in Bucket of Water.
Gaffney, S. C., Aug. 11-Spec
ia. News has just reached Gaff
neyof the death by drowning of
aittle daughter of 'Mr and Mrs.
Elhert Kellar. The little girl,
aout 10 months old, was play
ig around in the kitchen alone,
and fell into a bucket filled with
Another child of *and Mrs.
e dter was 5 of