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Sea Wolf Des
kOFMSRFRfi HELD !
PRISONER IN BAY
E JUDEX DRIVEN ASHORE AND
BURNED AFTER BATTLE
Entrapped in Arm of Sea by Blocking
of Channel?Terror to British
Brought to an End.
London, Noaw 10.?-It was officially j
announced in London today that the |
' German cruiser Emden has been j
driven ashore and burned.
The losses among the officers and
crew of the Emden are reported to
have been very heavy.
The Emden was destroyed by t&e
Australian cruiser Sydney. She was
driven ashore on an island of the Cocoos,
of Keeling group, southwest of
Java, in tfce Indian ocean.
The Sydney sighted the Emden yesterdav
morning:. With superior speed
she at once closed in and gave battle.
The German boat could not escape.
There was a running fight, at the end
o' which the Emden, burning from
the sfcells of the Australian boat, was
The casualties on the Sydney are
said to have been slight.
j The German cruiser Koemgsberg,
which disabled the British cruiser
Pegasus some weeks ago. has been
bottled up at Mafia island, on the coast
of German East Africa, by the blocking
of the channel to the harbor.
The admiralty statement, wfcich announces
the destruction of the Emden,
in the Indian ocean, and t?be bottling
up of the Koenigsberg on the
east coast oif Africa reads in part as
"After the whereabouts of the
Koenigsberg had been indicated by the
the attack on the Pegasus on September
19, a concentration of fast cruisers
was arranged by the admiralty in
East African waters and a thorough
and a prolonged search by these vessels
in combination was made.
1 "This search resulted, October 20, in
the Koenigsberg's being discovered by
H. M. S. Obati.am, Capt. Sidney R.
Drury-Lowe, hiding in shoal water
about six miles up the Rufiji river, opposite
Mafia island, German East Africa.
Owing to a greater draught the
Chatham could not reach the Koengisberg,
woich probably is aground except
at highwater. Part of the crew
o: the Koenigsberg has been landed
and is intrenched on the banks of tl.e
? "Both these intrenchments and the
" Koenigsherg herself have been bombarded
by the Chatham, but owing to
the dense palm groves amiid which the
^ ship lies, it is not possible to estimate
the damage done. Pending operations
for her capture or destruction, effective
steps have been taken to
block ti:e Koenigsberg by sinking
colliers in the only navigable channel
to the river and she now is imprisoned
and unable to do any further
xiarm. ine iastesi vessels ua vc ucw
searching for her.
"Another large combined operation
by fast cruisers against the German
cruiser Emden has been in progress.
In this search which covered an immense
are the Brit is': cruisers Cave
been aided by French, Russian and
Japanese vessels working in harmony, j
The Australian warships Melbourne
and Sydney also were included in
"Yesterday morning news was received
that iho Envden. w'.ich had
been completely last to sight after her
action with the cruiser Jemtchung. had
arrived at Keeling or Cocos island and
landed an armed party to destroy the
wireless station. Here si." e was caught
and forced to fight by ti'.ie Australian
cruiser Sydney, Capt John Glossop. A
sharp action took place in which the
Sydney suffered the loss of t'.:ree men
nnr? i" wrmmlptf The> Emden
U XI U A V * w?. ? ? ?.
was driven ashore and burned. Her
losses in personnel are reported as
heavy. All assistance is now being I
given to the survivors by the various j
ships which have been dispatched to
t. e scene.
" the exception of German j
sq.iardon now off the coast of Chile. j
the whole of the Pacific and Indian !
oceans are now clear of ti'. e enemy's |
first lord of the admiralty, J
u Winston Spencer unurcnm, nas seiu ;
the following message to the Sydney
and to the navy board of Australian
1 "Warmest congratulations on the ,
brilliant entry of the Austra*ian navy j
1|L into the war and tf'r.e signal service j
||;ft rendered to the allies' cause and to
H peaceful commerce by the destruens
lion of the Emden."
STATE TREASURER !
SAYS "NU FUNDS";
UNABLE TO PAY WAREHOUSE j
Coram.ssz'oner Th/nks Genen.il Funds
Ara/Iable to Meet Warrants
Drawn by Comptroller.
The State, lltih.
Taking the position that the gen- |
eral assembly did not make provision j
for meeting the appropriation of $15,- j
000 contained in the cotton warehouse
bill, S. T. Carter, State treasurer, yesterday
refused to honor a warrant j
presented by John L. McLaurin, State
warehouse commissioner. Mr. Car- |
ter ruled that there were not funds in
the treasury to meet the demand. He
said that the money would be paid
out olf the general State fund, if an
opinion authorizing the step should
be given by the attorney general. After
the refusal of the treasurer to pay
+ * ? rv 4- Afr? "VT />T nnrin iccil dH d
II1C ?dl ldlily i.fJ.1 . AUViXlUlliX 100 uvu v? j
A. W. Jones, comptroller general,
took the position that tnere was $17,500
unexpected balance in ti:.e State
treasury. An opinion by the attorney
general held that the unexpended balance
would be available for the operation
of the State warehouse system.
Mr. Carter said that he knew of no
such balance in the State treasury as j
that referred to by the comptroller
The attorney general will te asked j
to decide whether the State treasurer j
has tee rig'it to pay out for the I
maintenance of the cotton warehouse i
system money borrowed for the general
expense of the State government.
Warrant is Rejected.
Yesterday Commissioner McLaurin
gave out fche following statement:
4<Ie presented a warran t to the
comptroller general this morning for
$12.10, with an itemized statement
as required by law, for expenses incurred
in putting into operation the
State warehouse system, and the
comprroller general drew his warrant
upon the State treasury. State
Treasurer Carter refused tc pay the
warrant, upon the ground that there
was no money in ti:e State treasury,
comptroller general drew his warme
that there was an unexpended
balance oif $17,500 in the State treas- j
urv, which could be used for the pay- j
ment of tee expenses of the commis- :
sion. Mr. Carter denies that/this sum !
is in the treasury. The legislature 1
which convened last January author- j
ied under the act, the governor!1
State treasurer and comptroller gen- <
eral to borrow $500,000 to meet the
amounts appropriated by the legisla- (
ture. Comptroller General Jones says ;
ti:.at this money\can be used to pay ;
the expenses of the State warehouse
system to ttie extent of $15,000, the ,
amount appropriated by the act. 1
'ffrie following is a certificate from
the comptroller general's office:
'"Nov. 10, 1914. I
" 'This is to certify that the statement
of State treasurer made to this ;
^ - ' * ii -1 *
omce tor tne monm enamg uciuuei ;
31, 19-14, shows the following bal-j;
"'General account $149,558.2S '<
" ''Special accounts 137,349.92
" Total $2S6,90S.S1 :
"I do not know that any more care- !
ful man than /Mr. Jones has ever been j
comptroller general of Soutu Carolina
and I am unable to see by what authority
the Slate treasurer refuses to
honor a warrant from t>:.e comptroller
"I have been endeavoring, witih the J
very small appropriation, to get this !
system in operation. I have been pay- ,
ing the expenses out of my pocket. !
If Mr. Carter assumes the responsi- j
bility o? shutting off this avenue of
relief trv tbp npnnlp I can not heln it. i
It is certainly a :very grave responsibility,
in the face of the warrant of
the comptroller general and ti e opinion
of the attorney general, which I
"erewith make public, calling special
attention to the following excerpt
from said opinion: 'And t^at if there
are ;iny funds on hand whatsoever in
tho -state treasury which are avail-:
able, those funds should be paid out '
by the State treasurer upon proper
warrants drawn by the comptro'ler j
nrovidp.] in the warehouse '
"I am making this statement so '
that the public may understand some
of the difficulties w hi eft I am experiencing
in getting this system into
Attorney tienerfti's Kui2ne.
Following is the opinion of t':e at- j
"Nov. 9, 1914.
"Hon. John L. McLaurin, State Warehouse
Commissioner, .Columbia, S. C.
"Dear Sir: I am in receipt of yours j
W A w ;
-. ~ . \TZ
or trie ym inst. m reierence iu appiu- vvwt
priation for the expenses of what is ney
commonly known as the warehouse Youi
act, approved on 30tih day of October, befo:
"IV.is act makes an appropriation ply
of $15,000 for the putting into opera- Doai
Hon of this act. There is no appro- Mrs.
priation made in the gereral ^ppro- Co.,
priation ac. icb was passed by the ; ??
extra session of the general assembly, j
"My opinion is tnat the warehouse
act makes an appropriation of $15,000 Tfc
and that i; there are any funds on j an(*
hand whatsoever in the State treasury j ':0^e:
which are available, those funds !
si ould be paid out by the State treas- ; *n ^
urer upon proper warrants drawn by j thos<
the comptrolled general, as provided ; 1915,
in the warehouse act. ! thosi
"I note from your letter that there j '
is $17..">00 in the treasury unappro- j ai^*:
priated. In my opinion your claims,!*^,
with proper warrants by the comp-;
troller general, may and can be lion- in 111
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171 CU uv c li c uiait n vaouivi.
"Yours very truly. i w^ei
"Thos. H. Peeples. j ?* ^
"Attrrney General." jtant>
"I desire to call special attention to scl~0
section IS of the warehouse act:
" 'To put this act into immediate ef- o: *
feet, the sum of $15,000 be and the t0C(
same is hereby appropriated to be j ^or *
subject to the order of tire State ware- ^er '
? - __i_ i Vmcv
house commissioner. To De paid oiu i
on a warrant drawn by the comp- *n
troller general accompanied by an. - c(
itemized statement from the commis- canr
sioner showing for what and to whom ^
the said money is to be paid." " r<
HAPPY V/03TEX. r.}
Plenty of Tliein in Newberry, and Good I spec
Reason For It. whic
Wouldn't any woman be happy.
After years of backache suffering, I Stat
T~\^ ?-? ^ 4- s*J? nrt root I n r? r? i
i-'ci.ys '^1 Hi IS) CI y J ULlgllL KS L UUi Wb) U1 U1
The distress of urinary troubles, Cou]
When she finds freedom. Roai
Many readers will profit by the fol- Ordi
Mrs. J. L. McNeill, Musgrove St., Con:
Clinton, S. C., says: "I was subject to
attacks of kidney comrrtaint and my T<
back pained me intensely. Often T E:
felt dizzy and nervous and I noticed whe
that the secretions from my kidneys beer
d ! 1
r w 1 h
i unnatural. Seeing Doan's KidPills
advertised, I got a supply at | jj
ig's Pharmacy and it was not long |
re they made me well." L
ice 50c., at all dealers. Don't sim- ?
ask for a kidney remedy?get
i's Kidney Pills?the same that
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MCi\eiii nau. r usitsi-iviiiuuiii r 1
Props. Buffalo, N. Y. jjQlfl
County Treasurer's office. t
ie books for the collection of State of he
county tax will be open from Oc- ' Was S<
r 15th to December 31st, 1914. j
ose who prefer to do so can pay ^ ?
anuary, 1915, with 1 per cent; V^OiUI
3 who prefer to pay in February, at a g
, can do so by adding 2 per cent; j office
3 who prefer paying from March i *]
"o March 15, 1915, can do so by : You 1
1 r\ r>nnt' o ff \Tori^h 1 n !
Li ?5 I J^Cl j U^i. WV. W. A v*? j _
, the books will be closed. i ^
B. -Taxpayers owning property! Send J
ore than one township or special 1
ol district will please inform me J
1 paying or writing for the amount, ^^v^Trwrri
ls or her tax. This is very impor J 3U U J.U
there being so many special ? rwi
ol districts. AIM" A
Lose who wish to pay by the 31st
)ecember, 1914, and do not care
)me to the oLice, will please 7rrite
;he amount not later than Decem25,
1914. After that time I am too Township I
to answer letters promptly. Township No.
sending stamps, nothing above a Township No
;nt stamp should be sent, as I, And except
Lot use them. I tricts, where
money is sent, it would be best been levied:
agister same; if sent otherwise, it
t be at sender's risk. No. 1, Newbe
r referring to your tax receipts of No. 5, McCull
, you will know the township and No. 9, Deadfa]
ial school district, or both, in No. 10, Utopiz
ill r? nrnnortv id Tr?r>n + ?>r1 , Vfl 14 pTOSf)
:e levy for 1914 is as follows: Xo. 15, Saludc
Mills Xo. 20, Big C
e 6 Xo. 26, Pomai
nary County 3% No. 30, Little
House Vz No. 33, Jolly
3 and Bridge Note Y4. Xo. 34, St. P;
nary County Note ^4 Xo. 35, Excel
ds and Bridges 1 ! Xo. 39, Chap]
stitutional School Tax 3 |Xo. 41, Domii
No. 45, Trinit
>tal 14% No. 48, Jalap;
ccept the following localities, Xo. 52, Whiti
re an additional railroad tax has Xo. 56, Zion
l levied: Xo. 58, Silver
have just recen
1 /* 4 /V i
shipment or 1,U<
is shipment includes
tment of books sui
and girls?the kind
Id read, not the trashy
ave also received a lar
: of holiday bool
SEE MY WINDO
TTER GOODS FOR SAME:
3 !I7J=kc' B??k and C
Xy C9 Variety ?
he House of a Thousand
"n . I 10 i ^3
Hogs by Tel
I South Carolina farmer had a lai
>gs which were ready to kill. T
d warm that killing was out of th
le went to his telephone, called
nbia over Long Distance and so1
ood price. He then called the I
and arranged for shipment.
The telephone is now a necessity c
:an have one on your farm at sni;
ee the nearest Bell Telephone J
i postal for our free booklet.
FARMERS' LINE DEPARTMI
ERN BELL TELEPHON
Mills No. 11, Hartforc
sTo. 1 No. 12, Johnston
8 3 N< 13, St. Luke
.9 2 No. 16, O'Neall .
the following school dis- ! No. 18, Fairvie^
special school tax has No. 19, Swilton
j No. 22, St. Phili]
IVi 1115 - ,
rry 6 ! No. 43, Busb Riv
ough 2 No. 44, Smyrna .
[1 2 Xo. 59, Presslej
t 1 A poll tax of
erity 6*4 levied on all n
i 2 the ages of 21
reek 2 those exempt by
'ia 7 A tax of 50 c<
Mountain 10^ j all dogs.
Street 4 Persons liable
auls 2 j a commutation
sior 2 j 15th of October,
Dells 4 i of December, 19
licks 2 All taxpayer?
7 4 I have been listed
i 4 | see that you ha
nire 5 I piece of property
street 6 |
i a targe
[ a dealer in
! A Vm o linrre
;u 1x10 aiw^vj
>n the farm.
One Dollar has bees
lale citizens between
and 60 y^rs, except
mts each is levied on
to road duty may pay
tax of $2.00 from tke
1914, to the 31st day
remember all taxes
separately, and please
ve a receipt for each
r so listed.
Jno. L. Epps,