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TUESDAY AND FRIDAY
NEW SERIES VOL. 1. NO. ll.lYetkly, EsUbllHhe? IS??; Dally, Jaii.13, 1911. ANDERSON, S. C., FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 5, 1914.
BOMBARDMENT OF ALLIES'
ARTILLERY MOST TER
RIFIC OF WHOLE WAR
Fog Interfers With Operations of
Allied Fleets Against the
LONDON*. March 13.? British suc
cesses of the last few days were due
to their artillery, which apparently
is superior to that of the Germans,
according to the story of the "British
eyewitness," issued tonight. The Brit
ish guns. Including heavy howitzers,
opened the ivjxy for an advance by the
British Indian troops, which carried
them to and beyond the village of
Neuve Chapelle, while airmen, by
dropping bombs on the railways, pre- j
-?med the Germnns from bringing I
Tlie artillery fire is described Ua t
the tierces! that has yet been heard lu J
t?e war. and confirms what hereto-,
fore had otllclnlly been rumoren? j
that the British and French nave
brought up since the battle of Y pres. j
an enormous number m guns or all ,
calibres. The German tronches on '
wliicli the artillery fire was directed !
are completely wrecked, so that ex- '
cept in one or two places, which had .
Virtually been 'converted into fort-!
iesses, the infantry were able to ad
vance without much difficulty. j
The success has greatly heartened I
the British troopB, who have spent the
winter in the trenches, and gives them I
Hope that when the . great general j
movement Is decided upon they will
be able to carry all before them. [
The Germans, according to reports i
already are sending large numbers of j
troops ,to_Fiander?. Jj\ .the. belief that .
a general oft Oisive by the allies has
The Impression here, however. Is
that the British thrust was only.part;
of the allied strategy, which aims at
keeping the Germans busy In both
fronts, tints preventing them from
concentrating at any one point.
Concurrently the French continue
their offensive in Champagne and the
Vosges und are strengthening the
ground which they have won In re
In the casr. the German offensive
us fast as anticipated. The Russians
are offering stubborn resistance to
their advance along parallel roads,
nod, owing to inability of the Germans
against Przasnysz is not developing
to entrench in tto frozen ground,
have, according to the Petrograd re
norts. Ilms far hnd the advantage in ,
the preliminary lighting. In fact, the
Germans are said to have withdrawn j.
their front to the north of Przosnysz,
Heavy fighting is in progress in the
Carpathians, despite snowstorms and |(
Heavy fog has intereferrcd with op
erutions of the. allied fleets against
the Durdanelles, but the ehips have
kept up the bombardment of the forts
at Bulair, through which reinforce
ments, provisions and ammunition for
the fortifications in the straits must
pass; They also prevented the Turks
from - Ku-engthening" the forts at the
entrance to the straits and b'efore
Smyrna, which had previously been
destroyed or damaged.
The British admiralty announced
tonight that of 88 British vessels sunk
or ruptured by hostile action from the
beginning of the war unfir MaT&h 10,
22 were victims of submarines. Since
March 10,.seven British s'.earners have
been torpedoed, but three were not
sunk. . The number of ships lost Is -
considered small In view'of .'he num
borjmBBing to and frem .British ports.
(Continued on Pc ce Four)
(Tly AMOciatcd Prrts.) * ,
PARIS, .March .13.?Keen interest)
Is manifest hero in the sinking of the t
American .sailing ship William P. ]
Frye by the Eitel Friedrich. The
newspapers all give prominence to (
(he incident,, and 'predict that it will ,
still further open the eyes of Ameri
cans to German naval war methods,
disposing them to receive more fav
orably than they otherwise might the
reply of France'and England on that i
general subject 1
Papers Hake No Comment. !
BERLIN, March 13 (by Wireless to ,
Ssyville, N. P.)?Berlin newspapers
I giro much space to the. report from i
Newport News telling of the arrival j
there of the Prinz Eitel.
Mach prominence i? given a London
German Ambassador Believes
Prinz Eitel Case Will be Set
tled Without Difficulty
(By Assocmtnl Prem.)
WASHINGTON. March 13.-Ger
many probably will repudiate the Bu
llion of lite captain of the Prinz Eitel
Friedrich in sinking the American
Rhin William I'. Frye. and make rep
aration for the loss of the vessel and
cargo, in the opinion ot German olli
County von P.ernstorff. the German
ambassador, after a visit to the state
department today, indicated thai hr
believed the case would be settled j
without much difficulty. He told
Counsellor Lansing what the captain
nf the Prinz Eitel had told Captain
Boy-Ed, naval attache of the German
embassy, ? sto the sinking of the
American ship; but the ambassador
reserved his own opinion on the com
mander's action, saying lie had not
instructions from his government.
Captain Thlcrichens, of the Prinz
Eitel, informed Gaptain Hoy-Ed that
his (/uly guide while at sen for many
months and thus out of communica
tion with his government, was the
Declaration of l^oudon. This would
permit the destruction of a neutral
pri/.e if carrying a cargp more than
half of which could be proved to be
contraband, provided it was impossi
ble to take the vessel to u home port
without endangering the captor war
Since war's outbreak Germany has
defined its views on shipments of con
ditional contraband and contended
that foodstuffs must be proved to bo
bound actually to the belligerent
'forces of an enemy before they can
The German ambassador Bent to his
government a full report of the story
of the German captain and the rea
sons for the latter's action,
- tt-was* said-on-good authority that
in his report lo his government the
ambassador pointed out that, while
tho captain acted as best ho could
under the circumstances, being ignor
ant of the status of the contraband
situation, this fact would not affect
the necessity for the payment of dam
ages and the making of reparation by
the German government, though iL
would be an important factor in re
lieving the commander from personal
Japan Sends 30,000
Soldier to China
U?y AsHMrmtcd Ureas.)
PEKING. China. March 13.?The
Chinese government lias ollicial infor
mation to the effect that the second
Japanese squadron, convoying two
divisions of approximately 30,000 sol
diers, has Hailed for China: Arrival
of these troops will increase the num
ber of Japanese soldiers In the gar
risons In China to nearly 60.000.
The new troops* will be distributed
in Manchuria. Shantung. Tien-Tsin
and Hankow, where present Japanese
garrisons number nearly 30.000.
. _I_ .
Ends in Scrap
JACKSON, Miss., March 13.?An
exhibition baseball game today be
tween Brooklyn Federals and Mill
saps College was Interrupted by a
fight in which members of both
teams engaged after five innings had
been played % Tho trquble started
when a Mllls?ps player alleged Lee
Magce, manager of tho 'Brooklyn
team, struck him In the face. Police
interfered and eacorted the Federnl
players, from- the grounds.
to Eitel Case
l?spatch saying American public
ipinion is wrought up on account, of ,
the destruction of the William P. I
In the absence of official lnformar
Jon. no comment on this incident Is
nado by any of .the newspapers.
N?WPOBT NEWS. Va., March 13 ?
Developments concerning detention
>y Commander Thletiohens, of the
Oerman converted cruiser Eitel
Friedrich, of two members of the
jr&w of the American ehlp William
P. Frye, sunk by the Friedrich; led
May to a renewal of the nquiry into
ho clrcunistances and further nego
GOVERNOR MANNING WIRES
OFFICIALS THAT LAWS
MUST BE ENFORCED
WILL APPOINT NEW
Of State Hospital for the Insane.
Dr. Strait Informed?Oth
er Capital News
fSpwlnl t<? Thr. Iiilf-lliffciirwr
COLUMBIA. March 13.?"Owing to
.Mayor Grace's Illness and uncertain
ty as to how long he will he detained
from oflice, 1 aui ralling on you and
city ollicials to enforce law against
liquor selling, gambling and other
violations. Please advise of your de
termination and when 1 may expect
results," said Governor Manning in a
telegram to Mayor Pro Tern Henry P.
Williams or Charleston, made public
ut Ihe governor's office tonight.
"Mayor Grace's favorable condition In
tba ease of early return to duly. In
the meantime have instructed polier?
of Ii rials to enforce all laws." who the
reply which the mayor pro teni nf
Charleston wired the governor.
Governor Manning stated that he
had held up further plans in the Char
leston situation on account of the
illness of Mayor Grace, hut stated lie
now felt that it was lime for some
results tu he shown. He stated that
he wanted the city officials lo enforce
Hie la?vs without interference from
him, and added significantly "it is
time for some results." The governor
made it plain that he is wanting the
laws in Charleston enforced and that
they are going to he enforced, and if
the city officials do not do so then he
will have to take some other steps.
Sheriff J. Elmore Martin of Char
leston wrote the governor that he is
suppressing blind tigers and other
Governor Manning wrote a letter to
Mayor Graieu" enclosing a'copy of "this
telegram to Mayor Pro Tern Williams
and expressing the hope that- he
would have u speedy return to health.
Governor Manning sent for Dr. T.
J. Strait, superintendent of the
State, Hospital for the Insane, and in
formed him that it is his intention to
appoint another man superintendent
of the asylum und om? who is an ex
pert physician in the treatment of in
sane people. The governor told Dr.
Strait hi order to give him ample
notice and to treat him with all con
sideration possible. Dr. Strait ex
pressed his appreciation of the gov
ernor's thought fulness. The governor
has not yet selee.ted a new superin
tendent hut has several men under
Atlorney.J?eneral Peoples and As
sistant Fred H. Dominick returned
this morning from Washington, where
they went to represent the State In
a number of cases b?fore the United
States supreme court. They will have
to go back to Wushinglon in April to
appear for the State " against T. U.
Vaughn, former 'superintendent of the
Odd Fellows Orphanage, who Is ap
pealing form a senteucc of death im
posed by the South Carolina courts on
u conviction for criminal assault.
The governor has appointed the
South Carolina Hoard of Examiners
for public accounts,as-follows: C. C.
Flshburne, of Columbia, for three
years; J. H Brown, of Spartnnburg.
for 2 years; and G. B. Walton, of
Anderson, for one year.
Governor Manning will go to Mc
Coil. Marlboro County, on. Monday to
make a speech at a big educational
rally. He is expected to discuss the
new local option compulsory educa
Comptroller General Sawyer, wilh
Ihe r.insent of the governor, has ex
tended the time for making income
lax returns until July 1 without pen
Ncwberry College won the State
championship basketball by defeating
Wofford College hero tonight by a
score of 51 to 30.
Sec. McAdpo* Undergoes Operation.
WASHINGTON'. March 13??Secre
tary McAdoo, operated upon yester
lay for appendicitis, .was said tonight
jy his physicians to be maklnsr satlB
'actory progress. Mrs. McAdoo,
President Wilson's daughter, saw her
lusband today! - and the president
ilans to .visit Mr. McA'loo at the hos
pital tomorrow or Monday.
Contract for /anaL
TALLAHASSEE, ' Fla., March 13.?
Tl\e State of Florida has let a con
tract to a Baltimore concern for con
struction of a canal from Lake
Okeechoboe to the St Lucie Hiver, as
i part of the Everglade? drainage
scheme. The canal will W 24 miles
long with a bottom Width of 24 feet
wd average depth of 14 feet. The
:ost Is estimated at nearly $2,000,000.
m ' *
FOUR BOYS AND
ONE MAN KILLED
Gasoline Tank Explodes Wreck
ing Brick building?Boys
(It) W-.mt.'.l P..?.)
MOW YOr.'X. March Four
boys and on,I uinn were killed jin?i
several persona Injured today In an
explosion of a largo gasoline lank in
Brooklyn. The explosion wrecked a
two-3tor> brick building of the Crew
Levlek Company, which owned ilu
tank and shattered windows in build
ings/ two blocks distant. Tho hoys
had just left the company's ofllc.es
after giving warning of a lead from
the tank. The man killed wa3 the
plant foreman, George W. A very,
who was on Iiis way to repair the
It developed tonight that the four
boy victims were playmates, two of
them brothers in on(j\fainily and two
brothers In another, frhey noticed a
leak in the tank ami went to the
company's olllces to five tvarning.
Six of Crew Lost?4vVas Display
ing National Cottrs and Had
Name Painfewon Sides
HULL, via Lom'.orEl March . 13. -
Fourteen survivors of ft He crew of the
Bwodiall steamer llanna torpedoed
by n submarine off Scarborough, on
the east const of l-hi&latid. early to
day, werp landed bei tonight by a
steamer which picked up. Six of the
crew were either drt wned or killed
by the explosion.
The second mate o i the bridge at
the t'nie of the ntta k said tonight
he did not see the si ?murine, which
gave no notice of hci intention.'?, lie
saw the torpedo approaching, but it
was too late to manei Iver the ship so
as to avoid it. The explosion caused
thp forepart of the de?k so as to avoid
it. The explosion caused the forepart
of the deck to fall In. imprisoning
several of the crew id the forecastle.
-T'herHanmt'-wBs- Mlbnd- from tho
Tyne for Las Palmas, Canary Is
lands. When Bhe was torpedoed she
wan displaying her national colors,
according to the survivors and had
her name and nationality painted on
her sides in letters reaching from the
bulwarks to the water line. There
fore, the rescued men declare, it
was Impossible for her to be mistak
en for a British ship.
RETURN TO HOUSE
Rockefeller Party Arrive in New!
York?Funeral of Mrs. Rocke
. feller Sunday
(lly AflHK-intrtt Pimw.)
TAlvtYTOWN. N. V.. Mrch 13.? '
Wearied bv a long Jourifcy here from
Ormond. Flu..'John D. Rockefeller
returned tonight to -a house of
mourning?his Pocantico Mills maii
snii. where his wife lies dead.. With
him were his son, John 1). Rockefel
ler, Jr., and the bitter's wife. They
had been speeding north in a special
train since yesterday when news of
Mrs. Rockefeller's death reached
The Rockefeller party reached
New York shortly after S o'clock and
immediately entered automobiles
which conveyed them to the family
Announcement was made late to
night that the funeral of Mrs. Rocke
feller would be held at the Pocantico
Hills mansion tomorrow afternoon
at 3:30 o'clock. The serUice will be
a simple one. attended by only im
mediate relatives and a few intimate
friendj of the family.
AlUiough no definite announce
ment was made, h wan expected that
the body of Mrs. Rockefeller would
be placed in the vault of John I).
Archbold. In Sleepy Hollow Ceme
tery for a lime, to be taken ultlnite
ly to Lake View Cemetery, in Cleve
land, for burial.
Korkef?ller In Wreck.
RICHMOND., Va.. March-13.?John
D. Rockefeller and his son, John 1).
Rockefeiler, Jr., were passengers on
a Richmond, Frederlcksburg & Po
tomac Railroad train which ran into
an open nwltch at M il ford. Va., forty
miles north of Richmond, early today.
They, were severely shaken, but re
ceived no injuries..
Another train was made up at
Mllford and the Rockefellers pro
ceeded without having leti their car.
Nonet hin;: Nothing. .
CHICAGO. March 13.?It costs
western railroads $1,000.000 a year
to-provide special facilities to tbe
meat packers for tho transportation
of meats, although this outlay yields
Hie railroads nothing, acer V. ig' to
f A. Leland, chairman of tie outb
western Tariff Committee, w?, testi
fied today at the interstate commerce
commission's hearing of the western
railroads' petition for high rates.
ALMOST ENDLESS LITIGA
TION IN SIGHT AS RE
SULT OF VERDICT
OCCUPIES HIS OLD
CELL IN PRISON
Faces Renewal of Determined Ef
forts of N. Y. State to Send
Him Back to Asylum
(Ilv A?-?><intril Prf?.)
MOW YORK. Man Ii I".?Harry K.
Thaw. acquitted today of conspiracy
in escaping from Mnttcnwan, faced
tonight a renewal of the determined
efforts of New York Slates to up"1'
hint hail; to il-... asylum. Pi his cell
in Tombs he was enthusiastic.
His keepers said he was whistling
like a boy and seemed to he Ihe hap
piest man In the city.
Almo.it endless litigation Scented
io h(. in sight its Ihe result of the
verdict. The words of ue(|u!ttal had
scarcely died on Foreman llailey's
llpt? when Deputy Attorney General ;
Cook moved to have Thaw recommit- i
ted to Mntteawit'i. This was opposed
by John II. Staiiehfield. chief of I
Thaw's counsel., on the ground thai
the court already had under advise- j
ment a motion to relurn Thaw to
New Hampshire, whence In- came to
answer the conspiracy charge. The
motion was renewed and Supreme
Court Justice J'age set Monday for
In the meantime Thaw occupies his
old cell in Toinl?:s prison, the cell In
which he was locked during the
months from the night he shot ami
killed Stanford White, nearly nine
years ago. to his removal to Mattea
Thaw's four aides iu his whirlwind
automobile flight through four States
to Canada, were acquitted by the
same verdict which acquitted and
were discharged. Deputy Attorney
General Kennedy. while satisfied
with the verdict insofar S3 it relat
ed to Thaw, said that he had expect
ed a conviction of Thaw's accom
An appeal from Justice Page's de
e-hio-i in the motion to return Thaw
to M at tea wan was regarded almost
us a certainty, regardless of what the
; decision might be. The case, there
fore, seemed likely tn remain In the
courts for months before final decis
ion . ,
ilerore returning Us verdict ac
quitting Thaw and his codcfenilants,
the jury labored all night and until
12:20 o'clock this afternoon. The
verdict was reached quickly after
the reading of that portion of Thnw's
testimony which concerned hla in
tent 'in escnping from Matten wan?
as to whether he intended to commit
a crime?-and hu own views as to his
The closing proceedings of court
wem enlivened by a personal en
counter between John Lanyon, a pri
vate detective in the employ of the
attorney general's office, und Sheriff
Grlfenliagen, of New York county.
Lnnycn resented the sheriff's order
bailing him from ihe court as a pri
vate individual, and. after a dispute,
it i? said, struck the sheriff in the
face. .Lanyo'n was arrested, hut after
tile Jury bad been discharged, he
was brought Into court and released
after he had apologized to Justice
Page and Sheriff Grlfenliagen!
Thaw dined heartily In his cell In
the Tombs tonight. To u warden who
brought hlni a number of congratu
latory telegrams-he expressed grati
fication itt. the verdict, but was non
committal when it was suggested
that he might soon be declared sane
and recqlye h? liberty.
' I'm not so sur(? of the nulce.mo
as that." said Thaw, "but I am going
to make a fight for it."
Pardoned on Arrival
(3y AuoriMid ProftO
JOILET. III., Mirch 13.?N. C.
Doughu-rfy. forn-er president of the
National Educational . Association,
convicted of the embezzlement of half
a million dollars of school funds
while superintendent of schools nt
Pcorla, 111., was pardoned by Gover
nor Dunne tonight, an hour after he
had arrival at the penitentiary.
Doughterty had served ' a slx-yenr
term on previous conviction on the
same charge and the governor held
that he had been sufficiently punish
Wants Demands Kef used.
HONOLULU. March 13.?A Chin
ese mass meeting here today to dis
cusb the Japaneso deniandsupon
China resulted in the dispatch of a
message to Hie government ut Pe
king davlsing that the Japanese de
mands be refused even if it result
ed la war.
SLICED IN TWO
American Schooner Strack
Norwegian Steamer and
Plunged to Bottom
NESWTORT NKWS. Vu.. Mardi 13.
Sir ink on her starboard hew ami
literally cul in two by tin? Nor
wegiun nleanier Laly, tho Amorican
schooner William J. Quillln sank
within live minutes off Cape 1 lut -
terns lightship at 2 o'clock thi.
morning. Immediately following the
crash, the vessels swung together
and the captain and crew of seven
cn the schooner clambored aboard
the steamer, two of the men being
barely able to t-'et from their bunks
lo the Laly before the sailing ves
sel plunged lo thu bottom. The
steamship was badly damaged above
the water line but was able to pro
ceed te Ihhi port, where It landed
the Rtirvlvors tonight. The schoon
er crew saved nothing and were very
thinly clad when they reached this
pert, Mini,, being shoeless and others
The Quillln. Captain William J.
Quillln, was bound fron* Baltimore to
Jacksonville with . cargo or 1.037
tons of coal. The Liny. Captain Mik
ki Isen, wnu en route from New Or
leans to Gothenburg via Newport
News. The roMis'on ni", urred under
perfeci weather conditions, accord-'
ing to the schooner's master, al
though he would make no statement
as to whcr0 the responsibility for
Ile' accident lay.
Captain Quillln said ills siiip was
struck by the port bow of the steamer
and It was Instantly reallr.ed that the
nailing vessel was sliced In two. So
great wan the force of the collision?
the steamer was making nine knots?
that the two vessels wero thrown
around together, port to starboard,
n;iid Captais Qui??in. This uiroke of
fortune saved the lives of himself and
hi:, crew, he''said, as they were en
abled to climb on board the steamer
when the hulls met. With ail eaila,
set the wind held the sinking schoon
er, alongside the steamer until the
QuIHIii's crew had left their doomed
craft. Some of the men on the Qull
lin were thrown from their bunks
when tho collision came. They hur
ried to the deck in the nick of time.
Two of them, Benson and Hog.-Urom,
experienced narrow escapes, the bow
and deck amidships being under wa
ter when they crawled over the stern
to tlie deck of the steamer. Just'tis
they left the schooner the purled
halves turned over and disappeared.
"It- it hadn't been for the wind
blowing us against the steamer, we
would ail have gone down with her,
na there was no time to launch a
boat," said Cnptain Quillln.
GEN. ZAMOR HAS
Former Chief Executive of Hayti,
Who Has Been Engaged in
(Hy Associated I'ipwi.)
PORT AC PRINCE, Hayti. March
\'.\:?General Orestes Zamor. former
president of Hayti who has been en
gaged in ? revolutionary troops and
brought her(? a prisoner.
Zmor headed a revolution In the
-arltor part of 1914 after proclaim
ing himself chief executive or Hayti,
iras elected president. Luter he was
ivortlirown by Davilmur Theodore,
ivho became president, only in turn
0 be driven oui o office by General
1 itburn Guillaume.
(By A-.-< ? Pro*?.)
LONDON. March 13.?Tho. admiral- j
y announced tonight that the British
iblller Invcrgyle was torpedoed to
lay oft Crcsswoll, England, and sunk.
HI the crew wore saved.
The admiralty statement says that
Inco the 10th of March seven Brlt
bIi merchant Rtenmern hnd been tor
icdoed by submarines. Two of these,
t is stated, wore sunk and of two |
itbers It is said "tho sinking is not
onfinned." Three were not sunk.
Tho two steamers officially repori
d sunk are the Invcrgyle and the
ndian City, which Was torpedoo'4 off
he Hcllly Islands on March 12. The
row of the Indian City was repot t
The two steamers whoso reported
Inking lj not yet. officially confirm
d are the Florazan, which was tor
UNITED STATES ASKS PUN
ISHMENT OF MURDER
ERS OF M'M ANUS . j
State Department's Summary of
Conditions in Other Parts
(By Anoriatftl Prei*.}
WASHINGTON, Mrch 13.?De
innnds by the United Stuten upon
(Jencrul Salasar, Zapata commander
in Mexico City, for the punishment
or Roldlers who murdered John B.
McManus. an American cltlsen, and
ntleciuate reparation to McManus'
family were repeated today to Gen
"As Villa und Zapata," said Secre
tary Bryan. "hav0 been cooperating.
I I bought it wuh a good idea to make
representations to Villa as well so
that the offenders would be punish
As (?eneral Villa has been practic
ally in control of the finances of tho
Vllln-Zuputa government, the; Ques
tion of an indemnity to the family
of McManus. It Is believed, will "'do
settled by the northern chief, Geh
eral Salazar alreudy has proml?d
to punish McManus' slayers.^
Mexico City was . reported quiet
lute today. The state department's
summary of conditions in other parts
of Mexico said:
"The department is Informed that
the occuption of Bedras Negras by
the Villa faction gives It complete
control of the coal region of Co?
hullu. (Jood order has bo?n ' estab
lished In Piedras Negras and 'mer
chants have reopened .their .' stores.
Communication will not be open from.
Heldras Negras for a- few - weeks-on
account of a number of bridges' be
ing dynamited by the Carranslstas.
"A dispatch dated March 13 from
Vera Cruz stated that General Car
ranza bus announced that the gun
boat Zaragoza at Progrcso will de
tain any vessels found discharging
or loading cargo and that he expects
to occupy the port, operating by
land and sea. Tho Constitutionalist
authorltlse at Vera Crus announce
hat the Ocampa also has been or
dered to Progreso.
"The department is In receipt of a
report dated March 8 covering the
general political situation in the
Nognlus district. It I? stated that
Qovernor Maytorena bus dispatched
i large force to tho south to repel
Lhe reported advance of Carrfi nz.'atas
under General Iturbe.
"It is oald that the phase of the
Soriora . situation now most ?eii?us
secuiB to be the scarcity of food.
"It is said that the army of Gen
;ral Juan Gabral, in Its march from
mlhuuhua across the mountains ln
o Sonora. lost 1,200 horses from
it a r vat ion and exhaustion. Several
non. also died, as did many of the
iuO women and children who accom
)anied tho. expedition."
Enrique C. Morente, Villa's ropro
,i ntative 'i to, issued a statement to
?ight regarding the McManus case
vhlch says In part:
"There are certain features about
he McManus case which give rise,
o a suspicion that tbe decreased
night not have been entirely without
ault. If, ub stated, he was guilty of
laving killed three Zapatistas when .
be latter entered Mexico City some
nonthB ago It Is equally possible that
tu might have been detected in shlp
ng on Wednesday last when the
ame troops again entered the capl
nl. In thut case he may have been
hot by way of reprisal, which clr
iimstanceg would tend to relieve "the
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ince Mar. 10
cdoed at the mouth of the Bristol
hannel on March 11. alt of her crew
eing landed nt Mtlfordhaven, with
lie expectl;m of one fireman, and the
.ndaluslun. which was attr^ked off
lie Scllly islands .on March 12. The
row of the latter ves.net Is reported
The Anden wan was torpedoed In
ie English Channel March 11 and
as since been towed Into Cher
ourg. lier crew was landed a? Bris
am. The steamer Headlinda was
irpedoed March 12 off the Scllly Is
inds. It is reported that h jr. crew
a3 saved. Tbe steamer.' Hartdalo
as torpedoed March 13 off Softth
ock in the Irish Channel. Twenty -
ine members of. hot . crew were
Icked up and two were lost..
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