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GERMANS REPEATEDLY AT
TACK POSITIONS BUT ARE
Great Battle May Last For Many
Arriving for Kaiser's Men
(Dy Associated Press.)
London, Sept. 9.?The allied armies
continue to have the advantage, ac
cording to French official reports, in
what only can be the preliminaries of'
a grent battle extending from Meaux, I
northeast of Paris', to the Fortress of
Vordun, about 200 miles farther east.!
The Germans, who have brought up
reinforcements, are striking at the al
lies' left and center between Montmt
rail and Vitry-LeFrancois, a front of
from fifty to sixty miles, but each
time they have been driven back.
This is not surprising to military
men, as the Germans' have been com
pelled to advance through the swamps
of the Petit Morin, and then over bare
uiilands to the extremely strong
French position on the right. It is!
their only chance, however, and it is
expected they will strike and strike,
The Germans are bringing their ro-j
inforcements down from Chalons oni
the roads leading to Fere-Ohampe
nolse, Sommesou3 and Sompuls, In the
fe.ee of the French artillery posted on
the heights, which give the French a
General Pau, who commands the
renter of the French army, in this
district, is reported to be advancing
north of Sezanne towards the plateaux
commanding the" cetft?r 'efYrb?~ wbbie,
battiefleld. ?favhlg ??ft the 'British
force bas driven the Germans across
the Grand Morin and Petit Moria
rivers, toward?, the T.?u-ne itself, while
on the extreme left the French sixth
army, advancing from Paris along
the Ourcq river, has had further suc
cesses and is ttireatonjing General
In the east tho Germans so tar
have failed in their attempts to break
across the rivers and through the hills
of Argonne between Vitry-LeFrancoiB
and Verdun op the right wing of the
Again, according to French reports,
there has been no action against tho
Grand Couronno of Nancy, and in tho
'Vosges and Alsace the situation re
All this favorable news has- cheered
the allies, but military critics warn
the public that the battle has not been
won yet, and that there probably will
Kc r, waa]r Qi- ?SCTC fighting bcfOTu vi
decision Is reached.
There la a possibility that the Ger
mans- are trying to draw the allies in
to an attack on the high ground that
lies between tho . Marne and Aisne,
about Rheims, arid while it.is believ
ed some or'the edgo has been taken
off the Gorman defensive It is not at
all probable that- it has* all been re
moved. . "
General Joffre, tho French comman
der-in-chief, ' however, baa won some
points. He has gained the time he
required, ia in better positions and
has completed his concentration, ao
ttiat he is believed to have a fair
chance against the invaders who have
hewed their way from M?ns to the
gates of Paris.
The Austrlans* and Russians are
still battling in Galicla, and although
Russian official circles are silent, re
ports from Rome . which generally
have been accurate, coming as- they do
through German or Roumanian
BOurcns,indicate that the Russians are
making progress against General Auf
fenberg's army, which Is being sup
pOrt?u uy Gwi ??i?iin
Some doubt is- now expressed as to
whether the Rniaaian enveloping
movement from the south of Lemberg
can be developed quickly enough to
cut off tho.'Austrian. . should they be
defeated by theRusarians advancing
from the north.. But should the Aus
trian be defeated, as Rome says, this
second army is likely to hasieu Gen
eral Auffenberg'o retirement.
There 1b still a pause In the opera
tions In cas PtrUBBla,- doubtless due
to a paucity of troops on the part of
Russia, whiph always has had diffi
culty In transporting troops west
ward. Besidjas. the defeat they suffer
ed in the fighting between August 21
anl August 27 may temporarily have
taken the sting out of their attacks.
In England . where tho saying 10
"Britain is jnst starting," the greatest
enthusiasm. has .been created by the
king's message to India, his .domin
ions and the colonies In which bo
>:hanks his over-oea subjects for their
promptitude with which th?y responds
. od to the call from the mother coun
India alone is sending 70.000 troops.
Kitchener's Pets." aA they have been
called since Field Marshal Kitchener
reorganized the Indian army. The
latter are to be commanded by their
princes and chiefs.
Besides this, India tB to pay the cost
of transportation of her troops to Eu
rope and the Indian princeB' arc send
ing rich gifts to the war funds being
raised in their own country and Eng
land. The dominions and the colon
ies have placed their ships, men and
money at the disposal of the home
government so that the whole forces
of the empire have been recruited
against her enemy.
"The official bureau has issued a
denial of the report that dominion
troops have arrived and while no
statement has been issued regarding
the movements1 of the Indian contin
gent, except that some of them left
India several weeks ago, the opinion
1b general that they either have join
ed General French's forcoB or are
about to do so.
The report that a great Russian
force had goue to join the allies' in
France seems to have arisen from the
fact that Russian reservists from Eng
land, the United States and other
countries who could not get to their
own country, joined the French army.
In the United Kingdom recruiting
continues*. Men are joining the colors
by thousands and it is expected that
Lord Kitchener's half million men
will have been obtained by the end
of the week.
A problem with which England is
faced is that of caring for the thous
of refugees driven out of Bedgium. A
splendid organization, however, has
the matter In hand, and as< the refu
gees come in they are sent quickly to
different parts of the country, where
hospitality awaits them. One boat
brought 1,100 from Ostend today.
Many of these refugees landed with
all their worldly possessions in bags
or paper parcels. A striking feat uro
of the arrivals' was tho number of
widows and little children.
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SUnit'tic Elected Iii Race Y?d? More
Interesting by Local Conditions
'Jamden, Sept 8^?Returns from 26
out of 35 boxes Rive, the following:
For Btate senate, Beattie 1,150, Hough
The race for state senate created a ;
i;reat deal of interest, W. R. Hough ;
the incumbent, has always been con
sidered a strong man in politics in
tliis county. He was one of the ad
ministration's right hand men. He
was opposed by W. J. Beattie, a
young business man, who is making
his initial appearance in politics. Beat
tie is leading by a majority of 400 and
the final count will hardly make any
The state races were of more than
ordinary interest on account of this
county being the home of John G.
Richards, candidate for governor. The
vote stood: Manning 1,121; Richards
In niemand county W. T. Miller
was defeated for reelection to the
house. Miller is a printer who has re
ceived employment from The State
newspaper for years and yet was, a
Bleaso supporter. He was snowed
Greensboro, ' N. C, Sept. 9.?The
North Carolina Baseball League sea
son of 1914 ended today with Winston
Salem, winner of last season's pen
nant, again at- the top of the percent
age column, the Wlnston-Salem club
finishing three pointa ahead of Char
lotte. Durham closed the season In
third place, Raleigh fourth, Greens
boro fifth and Asbeville sixth.
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Belgium Will Pay Women In
America Small Sum Whose
Husbands Are In Army
(By Associated Press.)
New York, Sept. 9.?Fifteen cents ?
day will be paid by the government of
Belgium to every Belgian Woman in
America whose husband Is with the
Belgian army. If she has' children,
she will receive in addition, five centa
a day for each child, which will be in
creased to ten cents a day n case the
.husband be slain. Pierre Mali, the
Belgian consul general here, so an.
This1 applies to all families of sol
diers indistinctive of their financial
About 200 families in the city of
New York, It is estimated, are entitled
to receivo the enumeration.
Many families in the southern
states, it is aald, also are eligible.
AUSTRIA IS NEGLECTED
Germany la Accused of Not Giving
Her Ally a Square Deal.
London, Sept 9.?Whether Germany
has played the game fairly by ber only
ally, says the Petrograd- correspond
ent of the Post, will be decided by his
torians in the years to come
"At present," adds the correspond
ent, "Austria Is badly in need of those
heavy siege .batteries and that army
corpB which she sent to help Germany
on the French frontiers, while all we
hear of German'help to Austria is the
one German division now retreating
toward G racow before the pressure of
the Russian advance.
"The conflict on the Russian front
soon must terminate eitber In tho de
struction '.or capitulation of Austria's
the. German forces merely baa post
poned the inevitable denouement, pro
bably not for more than two days..
"The Russians have -crossed the
Vistula to-meet the German division,
which carao to protect the' Austrian
left flank, nut tire German move has
only delayed this encircling movement
of the Russian forces for a short'
time. This obstacle has now been
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o Columbia, 8ept 9.?A report o
o Issued by the state, department o
o of agriculture Wednesday o
o shows that 16 millions pounds o
o of tobacco have been marketed o
o in tho. state during the year, o
o The amount ' received was* fl,- o
o 770,000. ' The average price for o
o the season has been 10} and 1-4 o
o cents.' This money was turned o
o loose during the . summer, o
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[ ARTILLERY IN
All Papers Asked' to Take Non
Partisan Stand on European
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, Sept. 9.- An earnest
admonition to Americans to preserve
the spirit of neutrality in the Euro
pean war, despite sympathies or pre
judices, was delivered in the senate
today by Chairman Stone, of the for
eign relations committee. In a pre
pared speech he urged that naturaliz.
ed American citizens from European
countries observe closely the presi
dent's neutrality proclamation.
"Our power for effective mediation."
be said, "will be materially dimished
If any government or people becomes
convinced that we are unfriendly to
' He deplored a tendency, which he
eald appeared in "influential news
papers and periodicals" to take Bides.
George W. Williams of Anderson
Elected Janitor of Court House
?Claim Against County Paid
(Prom Thursday's Daily.)
About 4> men In Anderson will be
disappointed when they learn that
George W. Williams was yesterday el
ected janitor at the court house to
?uuuuim? W. A. Ciamp, who resigned
to accept a position on the police
force. These men do not cherish an?
apimosity againt Mr. Williams, it is
merely the fact that all of them ap
plied for the job and each wanted it
The board went Into session yester
day morning at 10 o'clock with all the
mc-mbers present and remained in ses
s ion until shortly after 1 o'olock.
During the day . a nunwt. of claims
were audited and ordered paid.
One Very .pathetic case was called
to the attention of the board when
an application was received from a
man .for admission of his wife and
their five children to the county home.
The' entire seven are suffering from
pellagra and are unable to earn a llv
Dr. Vines at Home.
Rev. Dr. -John F. Vines returned
Wednesday from his summer vacation
and 'was greeted by manjy. friends.
Dr. Vtnea shows the good effects of
bis rest and states that ho feels very
much beneutted, He visited a great
many place?' this summer and enjoyed,
' very day of his recreation. '
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LIFE FOR OTHERS
Makes Dash Into Austrian Aero
plane About To Drop a
(By Associated Press.)
London. Sept. 9.?Captain Nesteroff.
one or tho most daring Russian avia
tors and the first of Iiis countrymen
to loop, the loop, has sacrificed his life
in a successful atteiupt~to 'destroy aft
Austrian areoplane, says a Petrograd
dispatch to the Reuter Telegram com
Acocrding to a report from the front
Captain Nestoroff was* returning from
an ?Oritti reconuuibsunee when he
saw an Austrian aeroplane hovering
over the Russian forces, preaumbably
with the intention of dropping bombs.
The Kfussian aviator immediately
headed straight for the Austrian at
full speed. Although he must have
known well that victory by auch tac
tics could be gained only at the coat
of his own life, he dashed into the
Austrian areoplane. The force of the
Impact caused the collapse of both
machines, which plunged to the earth,
the two aviators meeting instant
MEMORIAL TO MRS. WILSON
Fond for the Education of Mountain
Children May Re Raised
(By AsBOclated Press.)
Washington, Sept. 9.?Rev. Homer
MacMillan of Atlanta,' decretory of
the executive committee of the Home
Missions board of the ProBbyterian
church, South, laid before President
Wilson today a plan for a memorial
to Mrs. Wilson in the form ef a fund
for the education of the mountain
children In the South, a work In which
Mrs. Wilson was deeply Interested.
The president interposed on objection.
Atlanta, Sept. 9.?The proposal to
establish a memorial to Mrs. Wood
row Wilson In the form of a fund for
the education of Soutbern mountain
children took form at a recent mla
atonnry meeting of the Presbyterian
Church, South, at Montrent, N. C.
Women delcgatea who kpew of Mrs.
Wilson's activity in aiding mountain
children, discussed the proposal in
formally and tho home mission board
of the church later made plans for the
Officials of the board here said that ;
since the president has interposed ho i
objection, plans for the creation of the
fund probably would be made public
Explanations . Are In Order*
Bordeaux, Sept* 9.?A committee of i
deputies *nd senators is organising
lecturing to.-rs through the country !
district, with the object of explaining !
.the origin of th? War and the justice
'of the Fronch cavse.'
HITCH IN NEGOTIATIONS AS
TO THE SPHERE OF
500 LIVES DAILY
Delay in Move Against Germans
Increases Toll of Human Life
When Fight Does Begin
(Hy Associated Press )
Tokio, August 18.?.lapnu's decision
to Bend an ultimatum to Germany and
thus extend the theatre of war from
Europe to Asia, was reached only, af
ter some discussion among Japaneso
It was tho genro or elder statesmen
who first opposed Japun's participa
tion.. Extensive negotiations were
necessary also between Great Britain
and Japan before an accord waa
reached as to the sphere of Japan's ac
tion and the exact program Japan was
to carry out in the fulfilment of her
alliance with England.
As soon as war waa declared be
tween England and Germany, Japan
mobilized her fleet and soon after that
several army corps* were ordered in
readiness for quick mobilization. The
third Japanese squadron, located at
Shanghai, was reinforced by several
warships from the home fleet and a
patrol was* established in the historic
Straits of Tsushima.
A flying squadron of seven cruisers
was organized at Yokohoma with
Prince Fushimi In command, while
Khe battleship squadfron at Saaebo
was Increased to eight big gun ships,
including the dreadnought Kongo and
now draudnought Hlyel.
On August 11, when everybody in
Japan bad been prepared for a com
munication from the government re
garding her participation in tho hos
tilities, a halt came in the general* ac
Tl>is was explained as dud first to
a. hitch in the negotiations between
Japan and' Englitntd 'concern in g 'the
scope of Japan's action and being also
due to Great Britain's desire to calm
America that Japan had any designs
fears1 that might exist in China and in
upon the integrity of China. Great
Britain was dealrous that the world
should not Imagine that, with the en
trance of Japan Into the conflict, a
violent and limitless war was to be
carried on in' the Pacific ocean. .
Some discussion, it ia said, also was
held upon the question/ of Japan's
status In the peace congress of Eu
rope to he held after conclusions of
Another important factor in the situa
tion was that the Japaneae themselves
were not in harmony as to Japan's at
titude, but after a series of delibera
tions they reached unanimity..
As this correspondence iB- leaving,
troops are being mobilized In differ
ent parts of the empire, including
four regiments of artillery at Tokio.
A fleet of iiunsporis is waiting at Moji
to convey Japan's army to the shores
of China. It is not improbable that
an army corps will move down to
wards Klao-Chow from Manchuria.
Japaneae do not regard the reduc
tion of Kla-Chow as an eaay matter.
They do not, of courae, give it any
thing of the same importance as they
attached to Port Arthur, but they re
alize that during the long delay the
Germans have strongly fortified the
port of Tslng-Tau. They -know that
the Germans have dismantled several
warships and have placed several big
guns on the heights of the two arms
of Klao-Chow Bay.
They know, too, that the harbor has
been thoroughly mined and that am
munition enough has reached Klao
Chow to enable the Germans to en
dure a long alege. As one man put
It: "Each day that we delay In mov
on Tslng-Tau means a sacrifice of 500
BIG SHOW HERE
ON OCTOBER STH
Rmgling Brothers' Magnificent At
traction Is Said By Advance
Man "Bigger and Better*'
The advance man for Riegling Bros.,
circus came to Anderson yesterday
to arrange for the appearance of his
attraction in this city on Thursday,
October 8. Ringllng Brothers' Shows
Is the biggest show of Its kind In the
whole world and Its tour Is the one
big event of the South this year.
The representative of the circus
spending yesterday in Anderson said
that hut show was meeting disastrous
flnacial losse when he last heard
from them playing in the middle west,
and he does not see how they are. ever
going to make it back. He says that
his show is probably $80,000 to the bad
already for the 1914 season.
He closed a contract with Sam
Moore for the regular show ground on
River street, Just across, from Buena
Vist. Park and Ute "big top" will be
pitched on that site.
IN WAR TAX
PRESIDENT DOES NOT AP
PROVE OF PROPOSED
Tax on Cigarettes Will Add Sev
eral Millions to the Amount
Asked By Wilson
(By Associated Proaa.)
Washington, Sept. 9.?President
Wilson's disapproval today ot the pro
posal to Increase the income tax as
a means of raising revenuos tooffset
a treasury deficit due to tho European
war set democratic members of the
ways and means committee to revis
ing their plans. They will renew to
morrow the effort to draft a war
revenue bill. The president made his
attitude known at a conference with
democratic leaders of congress.
Preliminary Bteps also wore taken
by democratic senators today to read
just the pending $53,000,000 rivera and
barbora appropriation bill, against
which republican senators have con
ducted a filibuster on ground that It
(s framed on extravagant Hues. and
that tho $100,000,000 war revenue bill
would not be necessary if the new
projects proposed In the bill were
Senators who champion the bill
have asked the war department to re
vised estimates on the amounts abso
lutely necessary to carry on existing
river and harbor works and the ut
most urgent new projects in antici
pation of pruning the bill.
It was reported tonight that con
ferenoo between republican- sanajt?ja.
opposing/the, bill and d?mocratie lead
ers had'bsen hold at v/hleJs ougg&a
tions were made for a compromise
paving the way for early adjournment
and removing much senato opposition
to the war revenue tax. .y
Democratic members of the ways
meanB committee conferred in
formally today. They were not dis
appointed by the president's disap
proval of their decision to increase
the Income tax one half of one per
cent and to decrease the exemption.
The president's principal objection
was said to be that such a tax was
not immediately available and there
Chairman Underwood, who discuss
ed the subject with the president,
was inclined to agree with this view
and it is Improbable that an Income
tax amendment will be proposed.
ettea probably will be added
to the list ot taxable commodities al
ready agreed to, such as bear, wines
and rectified spirits. A plan also Is
under consideration to make a tax on
beer one dollar'a barrel, which would
yield $05,000,000. That amount, to
gether with the $10.000,000 from
wines, $2,000,000 from rectified spirits
probably $5,000.000 from, olgarette?,
probable taxes on railroad freight,
gasoline, automobiles, acme proprie
tary articles and soft drinks* it Is es
timated, would yield all the reven?o
necessary, particularly if it 1? deter
mined not to appropriate all of the
$1)3,000,000 proposed for river and
Representative Oglesby, of New.
York, in a letter to the committee,
suggested a tax of fifty cents a horse
power on automobiles, not encased In
commerce .and a tax on sol? halls.
He estimated that $25,000,009 could
be realised from the automobile tax.
Official estimates, however,'are $16,
000,000 on motor cars.
The proposal to put a.general tax
on railroad freight is the main ques
iiuii now before the committee.. 'ihe
r^tl Issue said to be whether to make
up the necessary balance of revenue
by a tax on freight traffic or by dif
fusing the tax among many lines of
business. A levy on freight, it is es
timated, conld produce $40,000,000
revenue, but there is considerable op
position in both houses. The ques
tion will be decided to morrow.
? SENATOR'S REPLY o
o - .Je
o In response to the telegram o
o sent him Tuesday by the Ander
o Ron Chamber of Commerce, ften- o
o at or B. B. Till man yesterday
o telegraphed to Anderson as fol.
o lowsi < o
o "I sympathise with Ike ?Uoy. o,
o A-Bale" movement, hat prefer e
o to boy in my own home tov*n.
o I will do all that I can as Sen. o
o aior to secure Federal aid wtth> e
o in the limita of the law and safe o
o flnandai policy. o
? B, B. TILLMAN? o
o U. 8. Senator." o
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