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VOLUME 1, NUMBER 342. rTeeUy, E.tabUshed i860; D?fljr, Janis, ?1?. ANDERSON, S. C, SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 1, 1914. $5.00 PER ANNUM PRICE FIVE CENTS
WAR DECLARED BETWEEN TURKEY AND RUSSIA
The Germ&.is Continue 1
French Who Hold th<
And Ypres, But Have
Green Troops, But H
Of Their Army-Boti
tion With the Progres
(By JUwteuted Prem)
LONDON, NOT. 12.-A critical stage
in the battle ia West Flanders bas
ben reached, and the next few days, if
not hours, should produce something
The Germane, with 411 the forces at
their command, have continued to at
tack the British and French who hold
the line between, Dixmude and Ypres,
but except for the capture of Dix
mude. which waa occupied Tuesaay,
and some little progross around ypres
they have not .made material piog
ress. ? ' ' ? 1
The French official report Bays all
the attacks have been repulsed. The..
Germans no longer are utilizing green
troops in this region but have brought.
tip the pick of their army, including -
some Prussian guarda, who attempted .
an offensive movement against the
British but without success.
Both aides express satisfaction with
the progress of the hattie. Berlin says j
Ute-Allies* attacks have been-repulsed I
and that the Jr. own attack In making]
headway.; while in London and Paris ?
it is felt that so long as the Allies j
can hold the line of the canal from !
Nleuport to Ypres '.their position is
tn Trance, tiom the northwest to
the southeast, there have been engage
ments of. lesser importance, in which, I
according,to the French report, Gen-.!
eral "Jofire's armies have gained
ground and strengthened- their posi- '
tiona. The Germans continue to des*
tr?y bridges and railways in Belgium, '
but With whit object remains a secret
lt is thought, however, that they are
ma-king preparations to winter in- that j
The Russian army under General
Renenkampff ls fighting its way Into '
East Prussia and has taken Johannes
burg, which ls oh the raliway from
Lyck to Soldau, both ot which towns
already are in Russian hands. This
(By Associated Press.)
LONDON. Nov, 12.-(7 p. m.)-The
American commission for Belgian re
lief today received s check for SS..
000,000, the contribution ot prominent
Belgians. In a statement expressing
its thanks, thc . commission said all
of thia amount Wohld be needed for
transportation pf foodstuffs for the
next three months into Belgium.
"This substantial sum," said the I
statement, "ls a most convincing evi
dence of the desire of the Belgians [
themselves tb assist to the fullest ex
tent . The contribution, also emphaalz
?es the urgency of the situation. It
must be borne in mind that foodstuffs
to the valus ot about $4,000,000
monthly must V secured for seven or
eight months.. Of this amount $1,000,
000 monthly W.,I be required for the]
expense of transport.
"The commission is arranging for]
a regular steamship service from th?
Atlantic seaboard of the United 6tat.es |
and a transport service from the in-,
ter tor to ??aboard. The commission j
of German Cavalry
(By AifocuUod Pr??)
HAVRE, Nov. 12.-(By way of Par
is, 7:56 p. m.)-The Belgian minister
of war ha? boen Informed that fed
trains frats Qh?ai filled with Gannan
cavalry passed through Brussels last
week geins towards Germany;
Extensive entrenchments, Inch
barbed wire entanglements, have
constructed in the neighborhood
Namur Sad Liege, according to
vices to tba minister. A majority
the civic guards o' Brussels hAvAJr*
sfcrPid. refusing to sig* aa agraement
not to taise up arms against
it Is field.
NEW YOE'X Nor. lt.-Three
chusetta woolen mills today ret
they had received orders fdr over
inga to he shipped to France. Addi
tiona! orderr 'MMH^nlanlbsm.
harnees faits were placed,
goods we**y ?w?fc- Yarns were firm
ar. Raw1 silk was lower. .
to Attack the British and
B Line Between Dixmude
: Made no Material Ad?
i no Longer Are Utilizing
aye Brought Up the Pick
a Sides Express Satisfac
?a of the Battle.
gives to Russia the control of an im.
portant railway line which skirts the
frontier in German territory and sev
eral branch railways running into th\
Tho Central army, which drove the
Germans back from the Vistula, bas
bad only unimportant engagements,
but it is known to be pushing forward
to the . holders of Posen and Silesia,
which the Germans are crossing.
Tho Ruslsau left wing has follow
ed the Kiele railway to the Austrian
frontier and is within a few miles ot
Cracow, whose siege Is lmmiment.
The southern army, under General
Ruzsky. ?B at Rzeseow betwen Prze
mysl and Cracow, and the Austrians
are opposing its crossing of the Sara
River. Another detachment continues
the, siege of Prsemysl while still an
other is operating against Austrians
holding the passage of the Carpath
ka army of Armenia, whose base
ls on Kars, Trans-Caucasia, ls ap
proaching the Turkish fortress ol
The manner in which Grand Duke
Nicholas, the Russian commander-in
chief, ia wielding these annies and the
mobility they are showing are the
subject of admiration by military men
bare. . .
j A message1 from Baraje o says thc
governor, of Bosnia has addressed a
Tiroclamation to the Austrian army de
claring the Servians must be defeated
before winter. In conformity with this,
tho Servians have been driven back to
their own country, but, according to
the Serv?an account, they defeated th*
Austrians who attempiad to follow
There is a steady flow of recruits
for Kitchener's army and England
before-long will have an army of 2,
000,000 men. New annies alti j are be
ing organised in India.
i Relief Fund
feels that those generous American
people who ara unable to contribute
money should contribute something
fros their c.vn stores of food ??ui
the hands of the local organisations.
Each American farmer and every res
ident can well afford a few bushels
of grain. What la needed la cereals
wheat, flour, shelled cern, beana, peas,
bacon and ham-as* these are.the only
articles that will stand the. long and
difficult transport conditions.
"A branch of thia commission ls
being perfected In Mew York and sup
plies collected by the various local
organizations will be received and
transported by li. Thia organisation
and ita personnel will be completed
within a few days.
"The commission already baa deliv
ered foodstuffs'into the hands of to
cal relief committees in vjriunl'y
avery center in Belgium,' The com
mission la receiTins cordial assistance
from the Dutch officials In ex??d*t!ag
food through Holland and help.'ul fa
cilities from the German officials."
T?lls How He Lost
Passports in Berlin
(By AmocUi?? Prew.)
CHICAGO, Nov. 13.-Charlas A. In
glis^ toe Chicagoian whose American
passport waa found on the person of
Carl Hana Lody, executed la London
as a Gorman spy, today told how bo
lost the passport in Berlin. Hts story
Implicates tho German foreign office,
and is being investigated by tba 8tate
department at Washington.
Inglis returned a few days ago af -
ter a long stay in Eurone. Caught in
Berlin when war broke-out, he took
his passport to the German foreign
office to have it approved. He tended
lt to a clerk, he said, expecting Utat lt
would be returned later tc. the Ameri
It failed to reappear, however. At
tho foreign office he could obtain no
ot lt. na got a second document
which he waa aile to leev* Germ
Mr. Tugaila said the original paper
ntateed a description of bim which
?aid to also have been applicable
Sharp Shooters f
This photograph shows Belgian <
sharp shooters Minding behind a pile i
Warns South Amei
Violations of !
United States Go ver rime
In View of Possible Cc
(By \??*>dMcd_ Pref?.) i
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12.-Ecuador
and Columbia have been warned em- j
phatlcklly by Great Britain and France I
thal ?he Allies wiii not countenance
further violations of neutrality by
these South American states.
After making strong representa- ;
tions through the British and French ,
min?atela At Quito and Bogota, the L
Britibh and French governments com- !
munica ted with the United States in
view Of postoiflce complications that
might arise between Columbia and
Ecuador and the European belliger
. The notes were oresented to -Secre
tary Bryan by Sir Cecil Spring-Rice,
the British ambassador and unless
Ju?oci on?, ?he French ambassador, re
spectively, calling attention to repre
sentations mado to Columbia and Ecu
ador. The notes do not request that the
United States take any action, merely
advising 'the Washington government
'"jot correspondence with the South
! American, states in line with the cus
tomary policy of keeping the united
States informed of matters of vital
consequence passing between Europe '
FIGHT VILLA AN
A GENERAL ORDER ISSUED 1
IN MEXICO CAPITAL INFO!
READY TO CALL Tt?Eil
(By AMoeialed Pita?.)
MEXICO CITY, Nov. 1?.-A gene, *1
order issued today by the military'
commandant : in the capital Informed
all officers io be roady to call their
men to quarters.and to hold them In
readiness for any emergency: J
Fighting tn the outskirts continues.
The constitutionalists acp holding
'the attackers la Check. General Villa
has not replied to a request by Gen
erals Obrogon and Blanco that he re
sign as commander in the north. 1
General Pablo Gonzales has sent a
dispatch to General Euiallo Gutierres
saying hs will not keep compromises
contacted with the Aguas Call?n tee.
convehUeu and that he ia ready to
fight VMS end his "bandits." |
It is reported here that General?
O&tlerrss has solicited a perennal In-},
1 farview with General Carrana* Ac?,
j cording to extr? editions of - the news- j
papers tonight General Carrana* will ,
' go to Vera Cm? Sunday to uko ov?.*,
(that etty, which is to be delivered up!
j by Brigadier General Fun sion.
4 From Puebla comes the report that
'25.000 followers of Emiliano Zapata
are still theatening Uta city bat that1
th? Constitutionalist forces are hold
j tug them back. .
7EBJA C&C.Z. Nov. 12.-If Brlgad
General Fanston know? the next
tho Washington admlnlrtration will
ma ?ie in Mexico hs has kept, this tn
?iring From Rubbi
aZ rubbish in an. effort to pick oft
[Advancing Germans. The picture
rican States That
VeuiraHty Will Noi
nt Has Been Notified by .
? inplication That Might A
and coaintrics of this hemisphere. Tbe
not?e expressed the- hope that Ecua
dor and Columbia would be Impressed
with tho value of maintaining strict
neutrality in which the United otates
had given so signal an example.
High officials of the . Washington
government said the notes were phras
ed so os not to require a reply and
there is no implied obligation in them
requiring discussions between this
government and Ecuador and Colom
bia..; Both the ministers from Colom
bia and Ecuador, however, who hap
pened to be at the state department
today, volunteered denials of the al
leged violations of neutrality.
Just what the infractions consisted !
Ot bas not been made public, but at
the French embassy lt waa said post- j
rive proof' tn the hands of the French
government Tho Uritish government
charged' that the Galapagos Islands,
off the coast of Ecuador, have been
used practically as a coaling base for
German ships and that wireless sta
tions in both Ecuador and Colombia
h%ve been giving German cruisers ?
newe oz the wheru?mu?s of tbs "British j
fleet'In fact responsibility for tho]
defeat of the British cruisers in the
3Y MILITARY COMMANDANT !
IMS ALL OFFICERS TO BE
fl MEN TO QUARTERS
formation from hi J officers and men.
El? PASO. Texas. Nov. 12.-Official
reports foin Mexico City today .said
several chiefs, headed by Genet ?1 Pab
lo Gonzales, Carran/.a's principal lead
er. have sect a message to tue "first
chief and Provisional President Gut
ierrez asking a second tittle that both
Carranza and Villa resign their posi
tions. It alee was reported but un
confirmed, from the Villa aide, th?t
Gonzales had deserted Carranza and
ofiWed his services to the convention.
The signers of the two telegrams
Included Gonzales. General Lucio
Bianco and General Antonio Viii ar
eal. They asked Carranza to re**?n "to j
prevent circumstances growing grav
er." They advised the first chief that
they abro had sought the elimination
"Shouid he not retire absolutely,",
they said, "we pledge ourselves to [
subjugate bim to law and order."
They requested Gutierrez to order!
Villa to leave the country. They pronu
leed ?iey also would arracgt for Car
ranza to leevft Mexico,
Rafael Mnzqalz, Carranxa's consu
lar chioV, stated today that he had of
ficiai advices from Mexico City, that i
a total of 108-00? troops had remained 1
loyal to the first chief. Vilut agent?
never hare claimed that more thra
ona half that number were in Ute regu
lar division commander by the rvrxth-j
?sh Pile in Street
was taken during the recent ad
vance of the Germans in Flanders.
t Be Countenanced
Great Britian and France
rise-No Specific Vio
battle off the Chilean toast is laid!
by English officials to some extent at
the doors of Ecuador and Colombia.
British officials say no complaint
has been made against Chile, Great
Britain being satisfied of that countr't
- In this connection, Eduardo Suarez,
the Chilean ambassador, made public
tonight a cablegram from Manuel SaK
inas, minister of foreign affairs at
'Santiago, giving the minister's reply
tn the senate to published rumors ol
assistance to Germ?n ships from Chil
The foreignV minister aald Chile was
suppressing all wireless installations
and that .the government ."had adopt
ed various measures to prevent the
belligerents from tu king uso of ports
or territorial waters as bases of nav
One significant point - in the cable
gram waa that the foreleg minister
spoke ot "endeavoring to come ta
some'ai rangement on the point with
other American countries." Some here
believe that Chile may take the initi
ative ? ic bavin " South A Hianana
.countries -adopt a unif orm regulation
on Ute wireless question.
I OF BIBLE CLASS
SERVED IN DINING ROOM Of
ST JOHN'S METODIST
Number bf of After Dion?
. Speeches Delivered, President
The annual supper of the leah's
Bible Class ot the St. John's Methodist
church waa held laat night in the din
tAg room of the church. There were
ta. attendance, by actual count, 14c
members of the class, and tho ban
quet eerved 1 y the Laides' Aid Society
of the church was most tempting and
thoroughly enjoyed. The greatest good
fellowship was manifested on the part
of everyone present, and aa was sale
by me of the speakers, the absence
of wine from Uie banquet tabl?, could
not have been missed, and certainly
did not make the evening on* blt less
TbA election of officers for the en
suing year was the first business, and
Ute following were unrt-imously elect
President, C Ban Allen.
(Continued On Page Four.)
Business Manager of Flori
sonville Shot to Deatr
can Steampship Moh
York for Charleston
The Ship, and B. H. \
tude of Not Knowing
'By Amrciated Pron.) 'KB
CHARLESTON. 8. C., Nov. 12.-The'
arrival here today of the Americas i
steamship Mohawk revealed a trag
edy of the high seas off the North
Carolina coast resulting in one death
and the serious wounding of two oth
P. W. R. Hinman, business mana
ger of The Florida Times Union at
Jacksonville and president of the
Southern Newspapers Publishers' as
sociation, who was a Mohawk passen
ger, received bullet wound which re-'
suited in his death. B, M. Wright,1
of Utica, N. Y.. another passenger, and
Captain A. D. Ingram, of the ship, are
in a hospita] here tonight suffering
from similar wounds. Physicians be-!
Heve both of Ute latter will recover, j
The shooting is alleged to have been
done by a passenger registered as <
George Batchelor . Perkins, architect,
of Boston. He was olaced In irons im- '
mediately after the'tragedy last night
and shortly after the Mohawk docked
here Oils afternoon was given a pre
liminary hearing before United States
Commissioner Arthur Huger. It was
decided to bold bim for trial on the
charge bf killing Mr. Hinman. I
Evidence tending tn ahow that Per- ;
kins was not mentally responsible at
the time of the shooting- was Intro- <
dimed at the hearing. N. K. Went- -
worth, of Connecticut, who occupied
a stateroom with Perkins on the Mo- .
hawk, testified that the prisoner had
been taking a narcotic, which the lat-!
ter said was for ?he relief ot head-'
sch?. Several other passengers tes
tified that Ferklns acted queerly prior
to the tr.gedy. ?
Mr. and Mrs. Hinman, Mr. Wright
and Captain Ingram were sitting - In
tho companionway cf the Mohawk last
night when Perkins, clad in pajamas
and a raincoat, approached them. He
spoke to the captain, who replied
that be must wear more suitable ap
parel if he wished to mingle with th?
of Negroes Of
(By Associated Press.) (
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12.-President
Wilson, While receiving a delegation
of negroes today ' who came to the
White House to protest against segre
gating the races In government de
partments, ojected to the tone adopt
ed by their spokesman, W. M. Trot
ter, of Boston, and told the commit
tee that if it called on bim again it
would have to get a new chairman.
The president added he had not been
addressed In such a manner since he
entered the White Heus*.
The delegation charged that Secre
? tary McAdoo and Comptroller Wil
liams In the treasury, and Postmas
ter General Burleson had enforced se
gregation rules In their offices. Pres
ident Wilson replied that he had in
vestigated the question and had been -
assured that there bad been no dis
crimination in the comforts and eur-.
Take Action on
Ent?rina Cotton Pool
(Br Awocistad Flw)
BOSCTON, Nov. 12.-Nine of the?
foul teen national banka of this city
took adverse action today OD the ad
, visibility of entering the $135,oo0,000
i cotton pool which la being formed
. under government auspices to finance
! Ute Southern cotton crop. Two oth
ers, the Commercial and the Fourth
Atlantic, voted to enter the pool.
Many of the bankers were aaid to
I favor extending financial help to
I New England cotton mills lu their
'?. purchase of cotton rather than to Ute
' growers direct
: . -;
Lynching la Florida.
i ST. PETERSBURG. Fla, Nov. 12.
John Evans, a negro, waa taken from
, the city prison here by a mob tonight
. and banged to a 'nearby telephone
pole. The negro was suspected of
having shot and killed Edward F.
Sherman, ct Camden. N.. J..,a wtater j
? j resident here, and of having attacked
Urn. Sherman. 1
HE HIGH SEAS
ida Times-Union at Jack
i by Passenger on Ameri
awk Bound From New
-Capt. A. D. Ingram, of
bright, of Utica,. N. Y.,
Murderer Manifest? Atti
rcrkins apparently became anger
ed at the captain's remarks and,
drawing a revolver, began firing. Mr.
Hinman was struck- twice' in the
abdomen, Captain Ingram once, and
Mr. Wright once. A fifth bullet w?ilt
wild. Perkins then ls said to have
turned the weapon on himself, but
the cartridge chamber waa empty.
The wireieas sent forth a message
for further medical aid in addition to
the ship's facilities and the hospital
steward from the torpedo boat de
stroyer Fluaser, en route Charleston
lo Hampton Roads, hurried to meet
the incoming ship.' Mr. Hinman,- how?
ever, .died early today .on. hoard the
The. federal warrant. charling Per
kins with murder was. read to the .
prisoner tonight He did not attend
the preliminary hearing, late today ..!
and the authorities say be manifests
an attitude of not knowing what has
Bad Gained Wealth and Fame,
BOSTON, Nov. IS.-George Batche
lor Perkins left here Monday for New
ork bound for a tarpon fishing trip
in southern waters. He had com
plained recently ot sleeplessness and
was forced to take an opists to reme
dy- ibis, flfia^lsjju?: tcc^^
bert H. Holton, his.brotaeFria-Uw, at
whose summer home he had been
"These little things we Jeld.to an
artistic temperament-and they never
eeemed at ai! s-rivus," *siu JSSV. Hol
ton. Perkins was graduated from
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
as an architect and gained wealth and
fam? as an interior decorator and de
eigner. His work ls to be found in
many places throughout the country.
He bad traveled mdeh lb recant years.
He had planned to spend this, .winier
in the West Indies aha in South
America. He is 43 years Old and un
roundtngs alvon to the tLsrroes. He
added he had been informed by onV
clals that the segregation. had bean
started to avoid frction between th?
races and not with the object of in
juring the negroes.. The'president
said that he waa deeply Interested in
the negro race and greatly admired it?
progress. He declared the tiling to be
sought by the negro people was com
plete Independence of white people
and that he felt the white race waa
willing to do everything possible to
assist them. .
Trotter and other members at once
took issue with the president, declar
ing the negro people did not ??eic
charity or assistance, but that they
took the position that th? negroes had
equal righto with the whites and that
those righto should be ree pee ted. They
dented there had been snr.friction be
(Contlnued On Page Four.)
Arrived With Nurses
(By Aaaorfatad Pty*,)
PARIS, Nov. 12.-(WO p. m.)-Mrs.
Harry Payne Whitney has arrived tn
Paris from New York with fifteen
trained nurses and four physicians.
She is organising a socalled flying
hospital for woxJr mear .tao ?rjtng line.
This hospital will he affiliated with
the American ambulance aa aa auxil
iary but will be directed, it ts' under
stood, by MrS. Whitney herself. She
will contribute $300,000 to th? hospi
Go vere er Issn?? Pr?rtsmMtiM-.
FrtCHKktJD, Va., Nov. li.-Gover
nor Henry C. Stuart today issued a
proclamation calling on Virginia to
render assistance to ta? people of
Belgium, and appointing.CoL Henry
M. Boyfcin. of Richmond, chairuvm
of a commlrision to take charge ot re
lief work. Th? governor heps* to
collect s shipload of provisions.