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OFFICIAJLS GRAVELY ANJO
IOUS FOR SAFETY FOR
Several Oil Planta Already Brun
ed? Other Properties Valued
at Million? in Danger
(Dy Associated Press.
Washington, April !).-Officials hera
tonight were gravely anxious' for too,
>. <?u|?ty of foreign property inj cac
Tampico District, where valuable oil
plants already bave bi?en destroyed,
and other properties, valued st tail
lions, are threatened by Mexican .Con
stitutionalist and F?d?ral shafts.' '
. Dispatches today told of . the burn
ing cf warehouzuB belonging, to a Ger
man Company, with a loss of half a
million dollars and of Imminent dans
er to tho immensely valuable plant of
the Waters-pl-rco QU Refinery. 11 This
?1...., . v - 'iSMi^MBSMBl^BSMBi
.-' ** "?" IJIUHMWHIW ,va i ii cu
today, has been occupied by attack
ing force tho past few days, and as
a consequence, shell after shall has
been-poured into it from Federal gun
. boats lo the harbor.
F?sr-Adniiral Mayo's, suggestion that.
an ti nil 17 v ranennrj K? iai>rit t?\ TV.i.vxU.i.^
harbor refugees probably will not
usc official acUou hero. The hospital
'yahj||r'1 ace, with accornodatlons for
several hundred, was due to leave
New Orlcaas' for Tampico tonight, and
at tho navy department, lt was said
that the JU ar mea on tba transport
Prairie' af Vera Cruz easily could bo
distribuid among the otb/r ship*.in
Mexican v,.j. ..... 'caving that craft,
with accommodation? for at ' ".
available for ?ervJCT ?I Tsinpleo.
F>|e of Exiles-.
The fate of the 700 aud more ?psn-.
lah exiles -from Torre?n, who mad??
their entry into fit Ptf*o ?yesterday, han
not been determined by state or war
authorities. For the time bslg Hie er*
iles apparently aro ??pendent on the
county of the pet
ued Cros3. Th-3 etato department,
through Agent Carotltsrs at El Paso
and Juarez, is endeavoring to- obtain
protection ot their rights; and redress
for their -grievances, against the Con-;
A meager report today from the/hor
der. saying 1.6?D mon had rahawad
-lighting, east of Torreon, left war de
partment officials mors in doubt than
ever as to the probable 'outcome ot
Villa's occupancy of that. city. No de
tails cam? cs to the outcome of the
Overnight dispatches from Rear
Admiral. Fletcher reported ?fighting
continued at Tatnplco without advant
age to either side. Because o? heavy
norther, Rear Admiral Mayo wa*~ dis
couraging refugees from going aboard
Official^ here_ did not regard the
pcctlng aid frony tho Americans as
wo?t?i commenting on.
The president toldI railers that this
Kovernment was doing all tt could for
mo protection or su Spanish subjects
"In M ?leo. Ile indicated that if thc
Constitutionalists persisted In. their ?t
tude, nothing could be don? at pres
ent, hut that everything would be
left to cuhaequent eettlen^ed^^j?nK
claims, -when a- sov^rttr&ent was estab
(IBAVE Rt' tfORS* AfeSSE?'
TAMPICO ?A8 PA1.LBN
Vera, Crur, April #.->-The'American
consulate has received word from the
?onsnt?r agent at T?span that-grave
roon .8 ate current there that Tam
pico has fallen. Whtlo there is no
confirmation pf thia. St ls known that
has beert i .
tweep fed ?raia and rebels around that
? BriUah steamer teesdale, from
York, March I?, which ia new at
les? dispatch received herc tonight,
lt caught ?re from -"-the snells or tba
Zara/coge. The loss is estimated at
Tampico is reported to bs. envelop
ed in smoke from the burning oil
tanks. General Meas, the federal com
mander at Vera Crus has received an|
urgent call for the gunboats Bray o J
and Annunclo. ]
Milwaukee Efeeifon Iteturns.
Milwaukee, W|*">; April 10.-Com
pinte returns from yesterday's munici
pal elections give Mayor G. A. Beding,
( non-partisan 37.761 and Emit Seidel.
j socialist-democrat, 29,147 votes.
The sociallst-domoerau captured
one of the chief otbces| that of city. at-,
torney, Daniel WVH?an, tito incumbent
having received 32,462 against 31,926
for William H. Timlin. Jr.. nonpar!
Friends Are Ufgfeg, Him To Al
low Hi? Namy.fo'Be Used
Some days ago there -waa samo talk
of bringing out T.^rah'Wntfcins for
the State senate from this county-.
Hr. Watkins has. since received many
promises of support from sources en
tiraly unexpected, atfd le ls almost
persuaded to believe f iat he could
V?ITS ujiuiuttiauo, our nm ousiness tn
the siren of ^k?ipam'/aign. He likes
that kind of thttrtf sad would like to
make, the race, but feels that he can
not fri justice to his business.
In the last fri?- dava ?hcr? has been
son?.-) talk ol aakinp .1. S. Fowler to
attAW Ula noiliu kn. junJ iiutii? ir. .CCJ^n^?^
t?o? with the rftce for th?'?en?te. It la
stated that he.could win easily, and
the matter has bien put' to him hy
some of his friends hut he has turned
a deaf ear so fat*. "Mr. Fowler" has
many depending upon him for suflpdrt^
and for help during the crop years,
and bis clos? busintios associated say
thar, it would be an luiustIce- to Mr.
,. to ask U' ' run, for he
W?Eu&M If Hi cause as a cali from
???yy flattpttug.offera of support-alrice '
hi? name ^?s'oee? discussed. SfipSHB
not lh' polities and baa never b?en ?or
himself, although 1n_years gone by ho
has taken a turn or so Tar his friends.
The men who are urging bim say that
Anderson would 'have*1 a senator of
-jhom tho whole state would be proud.
?On? ot i?>r ?5?.c%iT puxmcai rumors is
the statement that Dr. R. F. Smith
cf rawley, ?.'ho uH3 been ni?ut?une? for
tho state senate'from Pickens county
to succeed Tom. Joo Mauldin, elected
j^HS-. "??? ??>ou? ??c?iJ-'-? lc enter the j
race for congress against Mr, Aikitf.
j Sr. Smith was'?; ?ien*ber:or the last
-Uvtiwis? ?e?iuiu?wu convention irom
this district, and is a. popular man.
Says, That He la Receiving En
couragement In His Race for
Lieut. Gov. Cha?. A. Smith of Tim
! macsville, a candidate for governor,
here and bis friends were glad to aaa
him. For four years be has held tho
ofllce. of lieutenant-governor and dig-:
Ko started in life aa a schcol teacher
charged tLc ^tics hereof with ability,
and today ls the h<nd of a large mer
cantile Interprise sou a bank of eonsfi
riiwci'/i He bas p ? .rn ?. at - tim ts been
j tho president of tbe state. Baptist con
vention. He ls a tnetf of education and
Gov. Smith said Isat.nUht that bs
believes t'?%l he ?g th^leafctcal candi
date and he haft been r4tj?r?ng a num
ber of proinleea af janp\$rrfe: iri JJie up
per part of tba stat?,\ ?le- waa elected
lieutenant govarnofr-otrvtho anti-Uguor
platform: He .? a .truatfce ot Forman
uiiiventltr and of the Louisville the
Wida AndWaWMik ??i "
<ege cam 9 io Anaw5l?w5*Siterday and
with J. W. Bothrdck. .rea** demonstra
>>M?I f i".?. Jt ?ii ?iOM???iH<Jh,iT i rv. ^ A
fire -Anderson Oouaty farra* where ii
?est wa? mad? ?i<4?e Sft?lk tot- butter
?at '''jChe. ?arfe* T
Anderson county ttrt(BW?ar,d therefore
vb* test? . are Indicative of alt ike
Mo?no?floo oe o
o Begnlar Dali, Hosb?ry. ?
o Hot ftprioajs^Ark.. Avril sW-T'o!
o Officiai? of the United States ~o
o Express Company here stated
o that between S2.C 30 and 13,000
o in money and valuables waa car
o ried in the express ear of the
o ttock - Island ! train reported
o robbed near Haskell, Ark., to
BARK RAMMED OFF JERSEY
COAST BY AMERICAN
THREE LOST LIVES
Boats, of the Orellana Wera Sunk
And Only Calm Seas Pre
(By Associated Press)
Newport News, Va.. April 9.-Bring?
lng pi? dead body of the captain and
eleven survivors of the crew of the
Norwegian bark Orellana which she
rammed and 'sunk off Barpegat, N. J.,
l"t v,?5"? s? i-?? o'clock thc American
eteainer Peter .H. Crowelt arrived to
night from Boston. The eleven survi
vors which Include one woman, wife Of
the 'first rajte, were picked from the
wattr by the XSrowiflr? bosta after
their own boato, two In humber had
neon swamped.' The captain was dead
when picked up. Two men went dowu
with the Orellana.
Captain Vail of tho Crewel! reno&M
tq Consut Fi.clwrdsqn that the col
lidion occurred during misty weather
ano wa* due' iii th*; poor lights dis
played by the Orellana. Th? croweH
ajt?ri?^thig bark while steaming al
. L rhe wooden' ship
rapidly tilted and fifty minutes after
being struck ssuk Itt seventeen fata
?r**4 'onfosfoa Prevailed.
In his report. Captain Vail said that
prevailed -~c;.7? the
bark folio v. ins the crash, Captain
Johanrieep' losl?g control of his essa
entirely. The sailors, after Captain
Johanosen and the mate h*d succeed'
sd tn gattlQitihe.^atter'a wife Inte- ose
of the neats, piled into them, (there
were but two launched) so wildly that
both wara Jrt?*M?p??t la th*? .ep?:?>M'r.e,
thj trowell was standing by aid Cap
tain Vail immediately ordered ?his life
rid Captain Johannscn,
the woman and ten men were picked
up. Tb* ses waa calm. and rescue
work WAS comparatively easy.
Captain Jchannoen, who.'Wa? 65
year?, of age, was dead when taken in
one of the' rese?e boats and his death
io thought to ?ave been due to heart
disease aggravated by the excitement
ci ihe' vfreca. Two members ol the
crew fail 3d to leave in the boats and
.r.ie Khj?. u/iiethcr
titty mlSJtt?ked the time the vessel
would stay aflont or w 'kbed to die
afccrrd the 8hlp could hot be learned
For Seft&rat? Station Over Union
Arrangement Won By Vote of
136 to 91
Leon "... Hine, G. Cullen Sollivan
and vv. is J^rfSsey, a committee ap
pointed fram til? Andersen chamber
of cemmtjros/ met yesterday and can
' votes caa t nithnrd fakpa
vaasrd the fates'cast la the question
of a separate ot a nn~.cn station tor
tho CharlesUm & Western Carolina j
raliway. Th? raBi-z/ad asocials had
agreed io do wh???ver the ?uu?e ot
Anderson detStre? this matter, ?Ither
to'b^Ud>ajtff?Crttd Station or a union
S4*4?oa and 91. h
lc favor a ?eat
?, benefit the. health off
(Dy Associated Press)
El Paso, Tex., Anriete.-!NOWB al an
important rebel (fotest at ?an Pedro,
about forty milee3jjfrawe?t of Toreon
was brought iiererti??3|ey by newspaper
men who were fcc&tkllowed to send
the news from Ut?nBai camp. Before
the. corrsspoSd^l^SV1 Torre?n thc
defeated rebel cbt?sra returned to
yilla ?cut onjyviat?brigade under
General Ortega 'sHMe91 8*n Pedro.
The defeated coljnM'.rctonird Tues
day, it. is said. TalrJ^Seral rapid-fire
gun?, sweeping ??>*. ;.?....:.<. worl:
ed h'ivoc' among then?. ' Night attacks
tailed to dtlodsTt^HSpeniy and Or
tega return?dx JWMMB^ explanation
that he found thjPMBlral? in unex
pected force. .&\.
Brownsville. T?B^B?iiyv ?.i-Hein
forcements enreyte to She aid of tho
Tampico federal :jj?jM|on '"'weVe de
feated yesterday v#h'?e loss Of forty
reported today (Ol M?rthmoras , .beef* .
quartern. . SO f ar^MMfepwn, Ma t arno -
ras has had'no. HM-cn? reports trout
the/constltuticntt:?. of i Tam
EVE UV. I) (ILM
A tuc ri c a ii League j
league ls ready
jumped to the
if it takes every
ury,".s?id Johnson td]mt
will be left 'uaBonV
r with the j
?i&on. the Ht.
vw Vp** Fight'
r ii1 i j ' i
Federal?? In Force.
EH Pasoi Tex., April 9,-lt waa re
ported at Torre?n that General Ve
lasco, who evacuated that etty (ive
doy? ago had joined federal General
Hidalgo ct Saltillo. Hidalgo, with
7,001) men. had started to reinforce
Velasco at Torre?n, but waa delayed.
Tiu> combined forces at Saltillo there
for uumher about 12.000, If the Hi
dalgo report .proves correct. .
BRITISH TONSI L CNItER FIRE
Bl Paso. TcxT April 9.-H. S. Cu
nard-Cummins, - acting British vice
consul at Gomes Palacio, waa used by
General Villa during the battle of
Tcrreon to carry a demand to Gen
eral) Velasco on March 27 ihai too
latter surrender. According to,news
paper corroapon dents ' who reached
herc freni that trout tonight, Mr. Cu-,
un rd- Cumins performed the mission
under protest audi was' subjected to
rifle fire on his return toward?be reb
el lines George t". Garothers, Bpeclel
agent of thu state department at the
bu?tie. in tho tepon of the Incident
he has : made \o Washington denies
MN? PRETTY lUUGlhS
New Veulclcs Bought Hy Prosperous
r&ftldent i bl the Zion Section.
, Thursday was a good day for trade
In farm animals and farm vehicles.
The Fretwell boys Sold half a dosen
bucrelea and nevera! mnle? ona KV, id
ler's stables sold nine buggies to as
many formers from tho Mt. Tabor
and Zion neighborhood, the land made
famous by the Zion school band. The
good formers from ^hat section who
bought buggies were: H. C. Graham,
P. D. Rowland. W. D. Ballard. Norman
For the Next i To <
o? Com s1
The trades Extension CortJKiUtue of
Chamber ot Commerce Thursday after
noon announced Oki Xotlofflna.
sraro ror Trad* \>rll
21st, next. The day -..-in ' be kipjiti? I
as Plower Day, and the chief exercises '
will bo held a't'th*; Palmetto Theatre, i
beginning at 10,30 A. M.._ promptly.
Tbs .programs as ??.?-uiic id -,a 'aa io." i<
13:30 Opening at Palmetto Theatr?. j.
?0;3r. Announcements-Oy ClYttrnven, <
Jno. prank, :
10:45 Invocation-Dev. D. W.. podge !
Pastor, Central Presbyterian !
\ Church. 1
X0;5S illustrated Address with Slides, i
on Civic Development in Coun^
try, by P. M. Bucnctt, Sccty, Y.
M. C. A., of Anderson.
11:30 Address-Horticulture- W. J. <
Sheely, Qea. Agr. Agt., South
ern Ry?, Washinston, D.
lt Irtoifing Picture Heel, compll- <
mfmtary o? Palmetto JThqatrc, t
subject; Floral Parade .Flowers ?
. gr ?y e. . \ . ?. ?>... \<
?.jer of Con
iway n .?p'iclal prize cf ono 520. soll?
Lu atv Egyptian Vase to the lartv, any
?ge, <r)? places on exhibit at the
rnovs nt the Chamber af Commerce';
VA v? before ii o;ciock the bast ?ou
luot of Plovers, of any kind. This
"ontest is open ta anv wom?.-; in An
derson County, outside bf the Incorpo
rated limits of tho City of ?nderpon. xyc
io any young lady or cutes. The prise
ls perhaps thc handsomer.* vate ol its
kind ever seen in Anderson, and ls Ot
Judges.-Tho.Judges of the Flowers
rt iii be Mesdames RU?UB Fut.t, Mra.^vlifi
\V. Chlholm.'G. M. Tolly and Mr. Ar
? T^e er.Tciscs arc op.-m In men es
?-ell as women, and all ?ii? occur a&
he Palmetto Theatre, exca.it tho iudg
at th3 flowers^ which" will bo held
n Z'.fiO P. M. at the othes jf the
Chamber of Cbmnieree.
?'Kwai. M. H. and D. M Mann, Yandi
[er 8harpe and John Sharpe These
entleman clubbed together and got
club rs te.
THERE 18 30 HOPE
ibo New York Gunmen Musi Die Next
Albany, N. Y., April 9.-Governor
llynn today refused tb seo four worn
n, relativos ot tbs condemned gun
nen', who sre to be electrocuted next
donday for the murder of Herman
"I have rendered my final decision."
pe said. "To nave seen these womeu
would have meant only another .dra
matic scene and no good would have
Lome of it."
There was another feature In tbe
case today when* a slip of paper con
aning eleven words'was found. This
jurported to be a warning that the
'our men had been convicted on false
cstlmony of L?bau and Margolis.
MO POLITICS FOR
"ann ' Demonstration Workers
'Must Keep Out of Partisan
Lines Thia Summer
Special lo The Intelligencer:
Clemson College, April 9.-Instruc
?C." ??'.v?. aii>?airv<T nu nil fi ute
ipproachlng political campaign are
contained .In a letter that has < been
tent bo p.very demonstration agent In
South Carolina by W. W. Long, state
?gent of demonstration sud superln
tendent of the extension division of,
Clemson COlloae. South Carnllnn aar.
in's ara to play no pail in the cam
palgn other than to1 vote. . They are
lo refrain from discussing politics,
ind from doing anything which might
be construed ar pernicious political
Mr. Long's letter, which clearly
lefines his position in this matter, is
is follows: 1
"There ls a matter of special im
portance to which 1 desire'to direct
vour attention. I am eur? yon will
sppreelale my motive .in. 'so . doing
By your apteadld r> >. of vulnafele
?nd patriotic aervlrb you Justly oectt
??nndcnrr'oV:?^e *eop4r; yoiV^sre?^nt?'N
confidence continue to Increase. Thls;
ian be accomplished only by 'faith-j
tul and unselfish service and a strict]
mention to public duties.
"There will be in Southi Carolina1
thia Bummer a political campaign,!
The only part we should play ls that j
expected - of , avery good citizen, to
rote. My suggestion is that we re-!
r?sln ti-tsu diseussiss ?s?!*?33.
secially in public places'.
"I 'shall feel it my painful ?ut^
reee???nei?i. Jfes rT-v;? of sny
mt who beames an offensive parti-1
uta. This great organization will be
>t value to the state only so long aa
mr people are convinced that lt ls en
tirely removed from politics, and that
ivcry agent receives bis appointment
lolely because of merit, and without
egard to political influences or af
Illations." X'S I
WOUND IS FATAL
Mrs. Mqrdoek Diod Yesterday
Mondng From Bullet Fired *
Into Her Brain
. Mrs. Anna Mrrdock, wife ot James I.
Murdock, died at her home about seven
niles from. Honea Path yesterday
norning at Z o'clock. Mrs. MUrdOck
vhot herself through the right temple
Tuesday and lt. waa seen f rom tba Srst
bat? there was no chance for her re
wrcry. Ji is taiderstood that she
laver regained consciousness hciorc
Mrs. Murdock '?vas a daughter of
Fohn Thomas Ainley and was well
mown In that immediate section of
ho county. She waa 38 years of ?
.ge. It ls presumed that Mrs. Mnr
tock took her own life because of
ll health., and despondent pirlta.
The Interment took piece yester
tay afternoon at Mt. Bethel Church.
Slue Ridge Train Wea Delayed
Yeaterday When Car Got
Off The Tneck
Tbe shifting engine ?<. the Blue
tWgo railroad rs? s coal car off the
harli In the B!u* 'Ridge- ?s.?~z yczic?
sy. holding op paasanger train No.
1. cou<iot' into thia city, fi.r ?bei:!.
0 minutes. The car wa? loaded wita
bal and getting it baok on the track
'as unite an undertaking. Thc Cam
done was small and easily rfrpair
'ensor., of I
SENATE CANALS COMMITTEE
OPEN FIFTEEN DAY PUB
Lodge Center of Senate Attrac
; lion-Logically Advocated
Repeal of Tolla
(By Associate* Press)
Washington, April p.-Hearings on
the Panama tolls exemption repeal hill
opened today before the sec'Cte canals
committee, but interst In iie repeal
tight was focused on the senatt itself,
where Senator Lodge, veteran repub
lican member of the foreign relations
committee, held the attention of vir
tually the entire membership and of
crowded galleries for muru than two
hours, defending thc position bf Pr?si
dant Wilson in Insisting upon the p?s
The senator spoke without a single
Interruption. He declared that, in hi;?
opinion, the right of the United States
to exempt any of its shipping from
tolls was Unquesttitud under strict
Interpretation of the treaty; hut bo
causp of tho dfilicfti? ?o*nii?e
the country buds ?ts?Yr I? Hs foreign
relations/ urged noty-partlsan euppor't
of the president. At the conclusion of
Senator Lodge's address the galleries
broke into applause and the vice-preal
dent's gavel pounded several minutes
bet?re order was restored and the
warning given that Senate rulos pro
hibited any disida* of approval or dis
approval from, the gaj.lcry,'
Senator Lodge WAR hiv. :! ; ; ;
'eat attention by his 'collapgY. on fc*th
elga policy ts quite sooth'
to ih- un?tsri?ken ('*^?Pi?r9HM8HflHSI
?ravest reason. In one caa* we over
throw a party leader within that aranat
where the American paople atone nit
in judgment; In the other we break
down and discrtM?H ?he r^:jr<Lr^*->-it-"~
ot the whole country in the ?rest fo
rum of th? nutlona of the earth, and
Paralyze bia future : ?
fulness in that held, whare be alone
can declare and represent the policy,
the honor and the dignity of the UnUed
I?j. ;v Belay Appears Probable.
Before the canals committee, .Sena
tors Korrie and Thomas appeared to
discus their propositions, the session
marking the beginning of the fifteen
day public discussion, decided upon
earlier in the week. It wea doubtful
iionight just what, the program Of the
hearings vould pe for the next few
?lal organisations in Pacific Coats cit
ies, and New Orleans, at whose request
Ito* - ilea ringa.were ordered, have not
mrrlred, and i several senators who
-- . 5 -rm~..i?nj onumiiuiiB mp VUO
8hoe, repeal- bill Intimated-today ikey
had HO desire to defend their pro
posals' before the connu lu?*;. Conse
quently a delay, to thwart the arriv?t
o? the commercial representatives ap
! Senator Norris urged upon th? coin
imlttee hts suggestion that while the
exemption clause be repealed, tho right
r thc United States to maka such
?.emptions be asexs^ed in ibo repeal
measure, and th?, president empowered
to arrange for arbitration 'tn the di?,
puta on this point
Senator.Thomas outlined his plan to
trow open the canal io~tft* free pai
re of all commerce. He elaborated
Us later in Ute day in the seriate.
Debate on the repeal 6J$ht, which
occupied the senate virtually the
entire week, although senators have
not been speaking, directly to any bill,
promis.? to continue at Intervals ut
least until the committee report*' its
if?ttatpr ?Kenyon snaouceed during
tue hay'that be approved the sngges
nf Former president ?
the toll* question be arbitrated.
3???u>r wailiaias of
agreed that, the question might well be
arbitrated.' nnd that arbltratlern would
satisfy thq >"'nearer eonsaqKenees"
spefc^n cf t/ President Wilson in his
repeal message. He said/' however,
that a canvas of thc senate a year ago
showed that twa thirds o? ?he senate
were not tn favor %?? *r bil md on. ants
au* far si he had heard, CT. I j
senators opposed to repeal supported;
Pr elden t Wilson today said be was
more confident than ever oi the pass
age' of the repeal bill and that, eaeh
day hts confidence waa Itnreased. Mr.
Wilson oald the -minina behind sense
ot th? attacks on the bili wa? Ahvirui?
but he did Uot go into datadle. SUCH