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A Mil* ATI YE i'KOPHtrV
Dr. Jovnes >Vrites of Hermany Alter
the War.
To the Editor of The itate:
What is to be the end of the European
war. and when? What its imme
diate result ami its remoter consei
quenees? These questions it requires
a wiser man than 1 am to answer, But
I may at least venture to prophecy
some things which will not happen;
and this I am induced to do by frequent
expressions, both in private iif*
and in the public press, which 1 believe
to be erroneous, and founded on
entire misconceptions of German
character and conditions. 1 venture
to prophecy:
1. Whatever may happen to Germany,
the war will not result in the
downfall of the Hohuizullern dynasty.
The "divine right" by which this
dynasty claims to rule is also the
faith of the German people, and their
dpvnfirvn fn thp thrrmp a sp^t
ed sentiment, a faith, a passion,
which lies outside or all logic and an
argument, and of which, in our public
life, we have no example nor com.
-prehension.
In the year 1848 the Prussian king,
Frederic William IV, was confronted
in his capital by the. seemingly victorious
forces of revolution. In his
zeal tn avnirl armpH hp vipld
ed one after another of the royal pre\
Togatives. But when it was demanded
that the title of "king by the grac9
of God" should be abolished or amended
ihe firmly refused. "If," said he,
"I am not king by the grace of God,
then I have no right to reign at all.'
This is today the claim of his succes-1
eors, and this, I believe, is still the
laifch of the German people; so that
"whatever may befall Germany will be
iCsV\ q l/\trO 1>tt "V? w IVia
cu, mm uu:^uicu ivjaixj', 'Ujr uic
Crerman people and their legitimate
sovereigns.
2. A kindred error is that defeat in
war may cause Germany to become
republican or democratic. Why should
such result follow? The German government
today is sound, strong, ?nKe-fltenert
benevolent T.ohnr i? there
aeoure, property is protected, old age
and poverty are -wisely cared lor.
Crimes against life or ^property are
few; education is more general and
more thorough than anywhere else. If
a "despotism," Germany is certainly
a "benevolent" despotism, and German
life is full of privileges and
charms never to be forgotten?witness
the affectionate patriotism, in our own !
country, even of the voluntary exiles I
from the fatherland?a most signm
' cant.fact"What
counter temptation is offered j
l>y onr own country, with its political
commotions, its party feuds, its "malefaction
of great wealth/* its labor
Btrikes, its uncared for poverty, its!
lLomicides, its lynchings, its increas- j
N ing divorces, its social and political
instability? No- I feel sure that
whatever the result of this war tne
C:-man people will still be left united,
patriotic, proudly devoted to their
own social order and form of government;
and they will still lead thfe
"world in education, science and industry.
This is ^written with some personal
knowledge of German life; and it is
mot intended to indicate any sympa
tiiy, for or against Germany, at the
^present time. Yet I have regretted to
see how greatly some of our people
even of my own friends, misunderstand
the German character ana Gerfan
conditions.
Edward S. Joynes.
Columbia, July 30. j
TTDr DDriVC AT'T IfillV
A' lUii j* AO Ul 1 -1V-A1.1
AT SCENE OF EXPLOSION
JFlames Bage Fiercely Among: Ruins
of Black Tom and Shrapnel Shells
Add to Danger.
j
New York, July 31.?Fire broke out ;
tonight in the ruins on Black Tom <
island, where Sunday's ammunition j
explosion occurred, and half the fire j
department of Jersey City with fire
ffcoats from New York and New Jersey
fought the flames, which centered
about the pier where large quantities
of shrapnel and shells were stored.
Shells exploded in an almost continuous
cannonade.
t i
Three officers of corporations doing
business on the island were under
arrest tonight and a warrant was out
fnr a fmirth Prfnmrntirms wprc 1111
der way at Jersey City for a joint
federal. State, county and municipal
disaster which killed at least three
men, injured scores and caused approximately
$20,000,000 property
damage.
The theory that the lire which
caused the disastrous explosion started
on a munitions barge, tied up at
the island, was combated late today
by Robert S. Hudspeth, prosecutor
for Hudson county, and Theodore B.
Johnson. president o* the Johnson '
Lighterage company, owner o:" the
i
munition barge. Both declared the
! lire originated in two Lehigh Valley
! !
railrud 1'reight cars iauen with ex-'
i
' plosives.
Johnson, who was arrested on a
; wan ant cnargmg munslaugut.er. as
| were Albert M. Hickman. Black Tom
a.iient of the Lehigh Valley, and Alexander
Davidson, superintendent of the
National Storage company, denied all
responsibility for the conflagration.
He intimated that the fire was of in
cen-aiary origin.
Prosecutor H:\ispertii corroborated
Johnson's story. He said he had obtained
an affidavit from the commander
of the Tug Geneva which gave a
| comprehensive story of the disaster.
"According to the affidavit and other
evidence," said the prosecutor, "'the
tire started two hours before the;
Johnson barge was destroyed and it,
was not this barge that caused the!
great explosion. The tire spread rroni
i freight cars to warehouses and the;
i
barge. The captain of the Geneva j
? 1
was towing away anotner barge, said
to have been loaded with a tremen j <
douslv high explosive, acting upoii
j orders of a Lehigh Valley official. f
I when the barge, which had shown no |
sign of being afire, exploded. This j
j was the first explosion and the ont> :
j that was most severe."
Later in the day a warrant was is!
sued for the arrest on a charge of "
I manslaughter of Edmund L. Mackeni
zie of Plainfield, N. J., president of '
the National Storage company, whose
plant on Black Tom was destroyed.
Plate glass insurance underwriters
voted at a meeting Ihere today to replace
at once all windows shattered
by the explosion. It is estimated that
j the plate glass loss in Manhattan,
j Brooklyn and New Jersey was $1,000,AAA
J wu.
AMERICANS SLAIN
IN BOEDER BATTLE
Two United States Soldiers Fall
In Clash With Bandits Near
Fort Hancock.
San Antonio, July 31.?Carranra
and United States troops fought side
by side in an engagement "with Mexican
bandits south of Port Hancoui,
TftTas. pfl.r'iv t/vlav a<v?nrriine' ti? ?..#>
official report from Brig. Gen. Bell,
Jr., at El Paso, to Major Gen. Funston
tonight. The incident marked
the first time Carranza troops have
cooperated in pursuit of bandits on
American soil. 1
After the bandits foad been suirounded
in a ranch -house on the
American side of the Rio Grande ]
River and an American customs guard
had been killed, another customs
i guard, named Beane, ran down to the j
river bank and called to a detachment
of Carranza soldiers on the Mexican
side to come over and assist the |
'American troops. r
i A captain and eight soldiers responded.
They joljied in the fighting, 1
; which soon became general. Imow. i
! the report says, the bandits fled the t
r.nnch house and retreated over the 1
river, leaving behind four dead. Americans
Lost Two.
<
i The American dead numbered two, ]
Private John Twoney, F. Troop, 8th j j
'"United States' Cavalrv. and Robert i t
Wood, customs guard. Sergt Lewis!
Thompson, F. Troop, 8th United States |
cavalry, was seriously wounded. He :
was made the target of three bullets, i
The report to Gen. Funston does not
make clear the manner in which the
'
fight, which took plaofc about 1:301
a. m., began, nor does it indicate the j
object of the bandits in crossing to !
the American side. Gen. Funston said j
it was possible, however, that the j
bandits, when surprised by the Amer- j
I *
icans. were attempting to escape from \
the Carranza troops, who later en- j
gaged in the battle.
The latter had hppn in Tmrsmt of i
the marauders for several days.
American Forces.
j
The American force consisted of!
eight men under command of Sergt.
Thompson, two hospital corps men
and the two customs guards. They i
speedily surrounded the Mexicans in !
the ranch house. Woods was the
first to flail, laid low by a bandit who
had slipped outside to aim at him. A
moment later, one of the hospital j
corps men shot down the bandit.
It was at this point that Beane sum-!
moued the Carranza soldiers. Brisk
: firing followed for a time. Then quiet
reigned in the ranch house. A cau- .
tious investigation disclosed threj 1
S
more dead bandits inside its w..;lls. .
1 : J
i The remainder had succeeded in get- \
tins; out and making their way over !
the Tiio Grande. The Carranza men
followed in pursuit. Gen. Funston
said that no American troops would
?
join the chase. The number of ban|
dits who escaped is not known here, j
i 1
M I ( :I I. VTilKK ri.'Ol'HUT"
j u hiKTllDAY
The State, .iuly :>!.
\\*iIIi111 Preston Tlou.-cal. alias the
"D.r.t a A '.Mt' ?*r Prophet." was Cy
}( ;,; < oM yesterday celebrating the
;:lii::versary by i:oin_; to < .i;ir< i 1. Mr.
Hoi:.seal was born in 1 the same
year the cornerstone of the state capito!
was laid. Work had begun on
this building six years previously, bu'
insecure foundations compelled abandonment.
and reconstruction of base
~ ... 1 v "* > Tl- ^
IIlUiHS ?;i> aiiufi utin i lit;
buikling was incomplete with the advent
of the War Between the Section?,
it being without roof or floor when
Sherman marched upon Columbia.
.Marks may yet be seen 011 the western
walls from shells thrown from
the Brookland side of the river. Only
ene building is s. id to have graced
the western bank of the Congaree at
tha: time. This is said to have been
destroyed by Sherman. The reason
ascribed that the bombardment of the
r.r? nit/vl 1 1 n n-nn' AAnf A/1 nnf ? !
Lapiiui u ano v* as nut vuiiiiiiucu until
they crumbled was that Sherman
didn't have the powder to spare. The
roof of the stite house was '.fted by
a severe windstorm April 1. ldS4.
Mr. Houseal was named for Preston
Brooks, who caned Charles Sumner
in the United States senate chamber
in 1S56.
.Newberry college, which institution
has always been closely linked
wicn tne ni 01 !.?r. .nouseai, was established
the year Mr. Houseal was
born.
HOKE SMITH'S BILL
PASSED BY SENATE
Vocational Education Measure ProTides
Federal Cooperation With
States in Practical Training.
Washington, July 31.?The senate
today passed Senator Hoke 'Smith's
vocational education bill providing for
federal cooperation with tne States m
promotion of agricultural and industrial
education. The postmaster general,
the secretaries of interior, agriculture,
commerce and labor and th#?
commissioner of education would
form a federal board under the measure
to supervise the work and to dis:ribute
funds. This bill would appropriate
$500,000 for 1917, $750,000 for
L918 and annually increase the amount
)y $250,000 until 1925, after which the
mnual appropriation would be $3,)00,(KK).
The money would be allotted
;o the 'States on the basis of rural
population. The measure has not ye*
jassed the house.
JELTOJi MiAJi KILLED
BY INTERURBAK CAR
L J. Williams Meets Death on
Track in Front of His
Home.
\
rhe State.
Belton, July 31.?A. J. Williams was
un over and instantly killed by an
ncoming trolley car from Anderson
;his morning at 7 o'clock in front of
lis 'home on south 'Main street, 100
rards north of the Piedmont and
Northern depot. The particulars .and
?ircumstances could not be obtained.
Mr. Williams is about 67 years of age
md leaves a wife and four daughters,
hree of them married.
|) Worn Out? f|
No doubt you are, it
you suffer from any of the
numerous ailments to
which an women are sub- &l
ject. Headache, backache,
sideache, nervousness,
weak, tired feeling,
are some of the symptoms,
and you must rid ggS
yourself of them in order
to feel well. Thousands
of women, who have
been benefited by this I p
remedy, urge you to
TAKE 11
IHie Woman's Tonic j|
Mrs. Sylvania Woods, 9
of Clifton Mills, Ky., says:
"Before taking C a r d u i,
I wac at times. SO weak I h M
9 jjB 4 """i ? ' ? j ?
could hardly walk, and
the pain in my back and
head nearly killed me. R?
After taking three bottles
of Carcui, the pains dis- g |
appeared. Now I feel as g |
^ g well as I ever did. Every
? suffering woman should g |
3U try Cardui." Get a bottle |y
F.aq g 1
Trw^ilfWTi-fMir^liifcr
\
[ FOUi MOKK ! ASl>
W I! Ji <;NK UK ATM
|
SicirfiSJihiirL'' ( !lrI?l liu-s of
1 man tile Paralysis.
The State. A .i;. 1.
Four more cases of infantile paralysis
were rej orted to the State bo :rd
oi health vesterclav. the number
throughout the State having been reported
now being IT. Ore of the four
new eases proved fatal. The distribution
oi the new cases was: Greenville
1. Tncapun mills. Spartanburg. 1:
Central 1. ahfl Swansea 1. The Spartanburg
child died.
\
\Vi!I Show Film Thursday,
The moving picture film, indicating
methods of preventing infantile parai
lysis which The State board of health
has leased from New York, will be
shown at the Ideal theatre Thursday.
! After it has been used in the theatres
I for white people, it will be thrown
i on the screen for nearoes in theat.rps
. ? - - w "
operated by this race. Dr. Cow ird is
| making efforts through the county
j an:l city hoards of health to have the
j riim "screened" in strategical points
itliroushout the State, so that the ini
i formation provided may he generally
{disseminated. It is probable that the
j picture will be exhibited for several
I days in Columbia,
j ,
I)r. Fisliburne Writes.
I * ^ ?. * mv, _
n-us v? ci du inqun y liuui l ut;
State. Skottowe B. Fishburne, M. D ,
city health officer of Columbi" writes
as follows from New York, waere he
went to study methods used there
against the epidemic:
"The situation in regard to infantile
paralysis seems unchanged. There
seems to be about the same number of
new cases and deaths e^ch day. Thero
are so very many cases of so exceedingly
mild type, almost entire obscure
of prominent symptons, that it is
necessarily -hard to check the spread.
Cases are frequently 48 to 72 hours'
ill before they are recognized or even
seen.
"There is to be a conference o?
c- ? a. ~ ?
ic<ru*.ug jjjcu irvui rariuus parca ui
the country next 'Thursday. That
may help some. If it were possible
to give a preventative vaccine or
serum the problem "would be easy.
Home next Thursday sight."
TRADE WEEK OBSERVED
GafFney {Merchants Offer Bargains
To Big Crowds.
rue siLaie.
Gaffney, July 30.?Last "week was !
generally observed in Gaffney as
trade week, the.first event of its j
kind that this place has known. The j
week was formally, opened last Sat- !
urdav and continued through yester-1
day.
Mr. Went-and-Cut-It
-Here's Mr. "Gets-k"
The New Plan Corn Cure That's as
(Sure as the Kisang Sun,
"G'ad to meat you!" says the rezor
to the corn. "I'll bleed for you,*' says
! the corn *o the razor. Razors and'
*
(corns love each other. Corns love to :
| SWl^r, O Wly, Did I Do ^
for Me After Tliis?if i jLivei"
be cut, picked, gouged, salved, plastered
and jerked out?the grow faster.
Mr. and Mrs. AVent-and-Cut-It realize
j it now?they use "Gets-It" instead?
{it's the wonderful, simple corn-cure
! that never fails. Stops pain. You
apply it in 2 seconds, it dries at once,
the corn is doomed. Nothing to stick i
i
to the stocking or press on the corn.:
It means good-night to plasters, salves,
{diggers, razors and toe-bundling. You j
I can wear smaller shoes, lour corns
will come right off, "clean as a whis- j
tie.'' Xe-ver inflames 'healthy flesh, j
The world's bluest selling corn cure.
1
"Gets-Tr is so:d bv druggists everyf
. where 25c a bottle, or sent direct bf
| Lawrence & Co., Chicago, 111. Sold
j in Ne wberry and recommended as the j
world's best corn remedy by G:ld,er &
. Weeks, W. G. Slaves and P. E. Way. !
I i
t
| The Quinine That Does Not Affect The Head
! Because of its tonic and Laxative effect, LAXA]
TIVE ERGMO QUININIJis better th?n ordinary
| Quinine and does not cai?se nervousness no:
J ringing in head. Remember the hill name anc
took lor the signature n< K. W. GRi VE. k5c
! PHYSICIANS < \T1Ii;it
in wani; uosi: town i
j I
Fifth District \>sociatioii
HoM> Iut?*r?,sti:ii?r ( onu'iition ik
York \ Full I'ruirransruc.
The te.
York. July 20.? Piiysici .ns from
/'!w 1 #? iwl I ''wirnL'on mimr ino
I U1 jV, ilti i 'wl Ciix*.i v?JM viivv/ vuunuv-o
and several from more distant points
gathered here Wednesday for the
semi-ann ;;i: meeting of the Fifth :
District Medical association. Owm&
tii the had roads and numerous
streams without bridges as a result'
oi tne rccent Mood, it was though!
that the attendance would he uicid- j
ed!;.' sniali. and the fact that about,
two score m^'Iical men assembled i
despite these adverse circumstances'
was .1 matter of keen gratification to I
local members of the profession.
The meeting was held in the court!
house auditorium, being called to or- j
der at 11 o'clock by the president or
the organization. Dr. E. '"A"'. Free-sly '
oi Clover. John R. Hart welcomed
the visitors to York in an appropriate !
speech which was responded to in behalt'
of the physicians by Dr. J. H. j
Save of Sharon.
i The technical part of the pro-!
; ?
gramme was then taken up, the first
| paper, "Function and Treatment of |
| the Tonsils." being read by Dr. S. b. :
Koser of Chester. Dr. C. A. (Mobley j
of Rock Hill and Dr. S. E. Harmon of1
. Columbia next read papers in t\ie j
iorder named, the latter's subje ' be|
ing "Early Recognition and Treat- '
ment of Perforation of the Intestines
| in Typhoid Fever." Dr. G. A.
j Hennies of Chester was next on the
programme, followed by Dr. E. W.
Pressly of Clover, who, at the request
of the association, go.ve a synopsis
of the papers and discussions at the i
last meeting of the York County (
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Medical society at v.hi .i "The Cause, ^
Diagnosis and Treat:!.; : ' Thyroid
Poisoning'' was the topic under consideration.
Dr. Presslv ;rave a comprehensive
and illuminating account
?>t the former meeting, his t Ik beina
one or the most interesting cf the
fl.'V.
The election of oCicers resulted in
the unanimous choice of ail the old
officials to serve another year, who
are as follows: President. E. W.
Prc-siy. Clover; first vice president.
I'r. R. T. Ferguson, Gaffney; second
vice president, i >r. Samuel Lindsay,
hester: secretary and treasurer. Dr.
G. A. Hennies. Chester. Rock Hill
was chosen as the next place of the
meeting, which will be held some lime
in November, the exact d ite to be
announced later.
The session came to a clo.-e at 2
o'clock, following which the physicians
repaired to a hotel, where they
jvere the guests of the York men :'t
dinner. There was 110 afternoon session.
the doctors spending several
hours of this part of the day in strolling
around the streets and conversing
with friends.
9
PEABODY SCHOLARSHIPS
Awarded to Young 3fen of Aiken and
Pickens.
The Peabody scholarships of the
University of South Carolina for the
sessk 1 of 1916-1917 have bees conferred
on Messrs John W. Weeks, of
Aiken, and John J. McFail, of Pickens.
Both of these are successful young
teachers.
Last year the Peabody scholars
were Mr. C. M. Wilson, of Newberry,
and Mr. H. 0. Hanna, of Hampton
County.?The News and Courier.
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