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REiV?E?V?BEM THE SABBATH DAY TO KEEP IT HOLY
VOLUME 1, NUMBER 370. Weekly, Established I860; .Daily, Jan. la, 1914.
ANDERSON, S. SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 22, 1914.
$5.00 PFJR ANNUM PRICE FIVE CENT?!
FIGHTING IN FLANDERS AND
FRANCE IS GROWING
A SHORT LEAVE I
It I? Said 7,000,000 Men Ar* Ea
gled in the Battle? j on th?
Russo -German Frontiers.
(By VtMcintod Pim)
LONDON, Nov. 21.-The extreme
'cold weather and the exhaustion of
the troops have virtually brought the
battle in Flanders and France to a
standstill. A desultory, artillery dael
continu?s at some points aloin;. the
wide front and there has been an oc
casional infantry attack, but for the]
last three days the lighting has been
mild compared with the fierceness of
that which for more than a month j
The Germans, lt is thought, have
sent their best troops to the eastern
front and'even In big guns the Allies
sppear to have the advantage. There
are no signs, however, of an offensive j
on a large scale on the present A'
Iles, who doubtless' are as badly In
need of rest as their opponents. In
fact, it is stated that officers and men
who have borne the brunt of the fight
ing in the-trenches are. being given t
Thia together With the cancellation
of the ordfr for the removal, of ship
ping from Dunkirk, ia taken to indi
cate the'.: the Allies consider' their !
positions sate and 'that they do not
contemplate an . immediate. forward
't?or this..sasses. ?isd b-^c?nse thc
result will have. :m impoftant bearing
on the war. Interest ia i'll!''centered,
on the battles in Poland. Aa; has
or Berlin.1 ?t'U known, howevert?thatj
the Germans are ..offering stubborn
resistance to the Russian advance in
East prussia. ,
General von Hindenburg, command
er of the German troops, and Grand
Duke Nicholas, commander-in-chief
of. the Russians, two of the greatest
? I . .. - ?V... ?...??? V.r.* MMWIMA^ nrn
?... u.v.-a.....B .?..? ****"~'.#f *" -'
- maneuvering for positions between
the Vistula and the Warta, and a big
battle ls in progress on the Cracow
ZsssstCvoOWa Hue between itussian
and Austro-German forces.
An unofficial dispatch coming
through Rome says the Russians re
pulsed two attacks before Cracow, but
beyond the Russia official statement
that the Fossiav s have had partial
success northwest of Lodx there ls
nothing to indlcf.ee how things are go
' In SO?iatltst quarters In Copenhag
en, wHctf ate in to?cS with the So
ciaUsts/oT Berlin, jit.I? said that 7.
000,000' men are engaged in the bat
tles oh,' the Russo-Gormau. frontier*.
3,000,00i) on the Acetro-German side
and 4.000,000 Russians.. -
The gewinn .^retirement from Val
Jevp 1 s ,described from *Nlsh as ' st. sCat*
egic movement, bu* ttrh loss of guns
and p.-Jsoners Is admitted.
of Frank's Attorney'*
(By AwotUtod Pre?)
WASHINGTON. Nov. Sl^-J'-^ic?
tamar today took auder consl?ew?
tlon tho application ot attorneys for
Leo M. Frank for a writ v?f error di
recting the Georgia cousis to send to
the supreme court for review the re
cord on which,the factory superint
endent was convicted -and sentenced
io Yeatb for the murder of Msry Fha
?Tor an h?ur and a half the nttor-|
neys argued that Frank had been de
nied a federal right when the jory
- ?-a -el -A -?-1_ " 4.a- -?-_
i?lUIUCU IVO ? TJ. ?AW??B9f? 9mv~
sence from the court room. As tnev I
left the, ! Justice's home, they abated I j
thht ?ney O?d not expect him to an-, J
nounce his. decision on the appltce
tlon tor. several days. ?
Hauls B?ershall. ot New York, to-j
dsy left'thWvcitt a?er making his1
argument to the JbiUe?-for Frank,
bat Henry Peoples ap? Harry Alex
ander, of Atlanta, also of counsel for
Frank, remained in the city, possib
ly to presset the application to other
Justices Should Justice Lamar decline
to Issue the writ
LONDON, Not. SL-The Norwsgian|
steamer Tyr has been detained at|
Glasgow, according to a dispatch
the Central New*. The conespond
sara 4,000 tens ot copper ore, wh
ls contraband, were discovered hid
den tn the bottom of the steamer's
First Statement Made Public Sat
urday by Federal Reserve
TO BE ISSUED WEEKLY
Reports Are Encouraging and Out?
look for Business is Stated as
.TaiJuu aciiH y .
(By Associated Pre?.)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21.-The first
statement of the condition of the
twelve federal reserve banka ' wak
made public today by the federal re
serve beord. lt includes operations
for the five preceding days and is
preliminary to detailed statements
hereafter to be issued , weekly. .
" Members of the board did not ex
pect rediscounting operations' or tas>
ings of federal ? reserve notes to be
large until the banks were in better
working condition with their tm
reserve installments collected and
the way paved for handling Commer
cial business for member banks.
The statement of condition fol
Cash on hand: Gold coin and certi
ficates 1203,416.000; legal tender ntl-i J
ver certificate?, etc.. . $37.308,000; to- 1
tal $240,723,000; rediscounts $5.607.-jl
000; all other assets $96,000; total,
. Capital paid in $18,072,000; reserve
deposits $227,128,000; federal reserve
notes in circulation ?1,215,000; total,!
Gold reserves against all llabili- :
.J- Ott _-...-?-- ?
?.~- ?... j??, ^...v, --f?o?, ivw.v? m?i[iiii r
J.i ?iabiHtlcs after aet??g aijd?
per cent g?ldr reserve against federal
reserve notes in circulation 10* per
"Rediscounting privileges have
been availed of to a considerable ex
test in New York, Chicago, St. Louis ' \
and Kansas /City," said tho board in't
its supplemental statement. , - ]i
. "Elsewhere the showing is much h
smaller.' Federal reserve trotea to | ?
meet, local demanda have been Issued ! t
principally in Chicago, New York
and Minneapolis, but every bank bas
been supplied with an adequate qnaa*
tity of notes to meet Its needs. The
relatively small amount of redis
counts ss compared with the resour
ces of the system ls due to the policy
of the federal. reserve board1 in en
couraging the payment of reserve de
posits in actual money Instead of In
redfscounted paper. Rates of redis
count established a week ago were
fixed with thia policy in mind.' Re
ports from all the districts sre ot the.
most encouraging nature and the out
look for business ls stated ss satis
"'The establishment of the system
has ali cady had an important effect
In increasing the leading power of
thc local tanks in addition to the
toan P^wer Of Ula 'ederai reserve
banks. . - ff ^
Indicated in the Cessas Bureas
? Fifth Ginning Report of tba
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21.-Possibil
ity of this years Cotton crop equal- fl
ling or perhaps exceeding the great- t
est Crop heretofore grown waa ind'- n
cated today in the census bureau's <
fltfth ginning report ot the season,
which showed the quantities of cot
ton gises* te Ksrcmbcr ii weald : ?
be between 15.600,000 and 16,000,000
The ginning for the period from no
vember 1 to 14 established a record
af l,795,??2 bales, exceeding li=t year
h? tK9.ito halo? ?nrl W A& tWi
bales. For the season tbbv year's]/
ginning? exv teded the record by 811,- a
BOO usles. e
In Alabama. Arkansas, Florida, and a
Oklahoma new records for ginning to o
November 14 were esublished. ?
Ginning ey states: t
Alabama, 1,263.4*0,- Arkansas 7*4.- C
228; Florida ?6,903; Georgia. 2,061.- e
161; Louisiana 341,342; Mississippi C
188,365; Ne ?tb Carolina 566.401; Ok- fl
lahoma 840.634: South Carolina 1,- a
091,289; Tennessee 238,401; Texas 3,- t<
SH JU; all other States 82,334. v
Sea island gtnnlngs: Florida 28,751 r
Georgia 28,478; Bouth Carolina 1,648
Provision for Belgtea Belief.
PARIS. Nov. 21.-Frcesing weather f
has set in throughout the battle son? I
ta France sad Belgium. She tempera- 1
ture today vat led betwelb tS sa? 28 <
degrees stove aero. Snow Is faille g 1
In northern- France, ia the Vosges and <
ai Marseilles- ' , _? 1
Cruiser Tennessee and Captain, Attacked by Turks, and Ambassador Mergenthau.
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'^r^rL,Tu-Mi ^ "^"^T^-'S TENNE?g'EE^ C^vPT. G?. O. DECKERS
C&Dtalrr B C . Decker cf the. Unit- ! 1?. while he was ent?ring in a launch newe Ot .the incident reached Ambaa, nader Henry Mergenthau at Conatan
>d States armored cruiser Tennessee j which flew to'learn lt they would1 permit the Ten- tinople. and he asked Captain Decker
Si" h^r?n?? -anee ? enter the harbor, A^ce to/take the Tennessee from th. scene.
Sentence* Pinte? Yesterday I
Petit Jurors drawn forithe Novem
>cr tenn pt tue court of general ses
sions having been discharged Friday
tfternooh by presiding.' Judge R.
?Vithera Memminger, adjournment '
line die. was taken yesterday after
loon ai IS:IB o'clock. The session of j
:ourt .yesterday morning waa taken '
ip with the hearing of motions for
tew trials and the passing of sentence
innn a+'*ara\ nerennn. convicted dUV
ng the week by Juries.
Richard L. Cannon, who waa con
victed cf . charges of adultery, - waa
icntenced to pay a fine of flOO.
John Cordell, convicted of chargea ?
>f obtaining goods under false pre-]
enses, waa granted a new1 trial.
In the caae ot Cordoza Jefferson,
vho was convicted of a charge ot
nurder , with recommendation to
nercy, arguments for a new' tri,tl
vere heard by Judge Memminger. The
notion for a new trial being granted,
relrerson came forward and pleaded
railty of manslaughter, receiving a
tentence ot 19 years' imprlsonement In
In:tho caae ?f Lee Hubbard, triad;
md convicted in his absence on
barges of violation of the dispensary
aw, a sealed senten.ee waa left by the
Bose Hill dab*
Tuesday afternoon will be card ef
erncon at Rose Hill Club. Th? lad
es will enjoy cards tn the afternoon
nd servo supper for the gentlemen
it 7 o'clock, after which there win
?e dancing. -
A box party will be given at Union
chool Friday night, November 27, by
he school Improvement association,
rna public ls cordially invited' to at-j
Seised on High Sea*
(By AWodsM Pita.)
uit^tin/t /?iik Nev. *!._Th* ?
iinertcan steamer Sacramento,
, few months ago the German steam
r A!s3?4ndria. has put Into Valpar
iso wtth a story charging - violation
f neutrality. Th. Sacramento left
lan Francisco for Valparaiso flying
he Scars and Stripes October 15.
?apta In Jacobson declared his steam?
ir waa ftstsedj on the high aeaa br n
(arman warship, taken to Juan Fer
iando? If '.and, belonging to * Chile,
nd obliged to turn over his provis
ema and ?.ooo ions of coal. An in
estiguttuh has been begun.
Arrives at Valparaiso.
VAU?AI*AISO, CbUe, Nov. 21.
Fha American steamer Sacramento,
ormetfo tba German aiee-nahijp Alex
adrfa, ?rrived at thia port today te
atlast bringing from Joca Fernan
es Island the crew ot the French
ark Valentine, eunk by tim Gorman
raiser Dread en. The Valentine waa
sst reported ai Port Talbot July ii.
IP* CT A nnr? e
\J JL XX JL
Shot? Fired Toward American Cruiser1 Tennes
see's I ?unch Were Intended Merely as the Cus*
ternary Warning That the Pori Was Mined
and Closed to Navigation-All Danger of
Serious Complications Has Dis
. ,_<Si'-.^f?ciat"*? ptyTil ?. v' of Smyrna was closed alike to war
WASHINC-TON. Nov, . tl^Tnrkey shiPS Md merchant v^sei=. Tue&i
bas explained voluntarily to the Unit- bassador therefore requested Captain
ed States government, through Am- Decker to withdraw and he, of course,
bassador Morgenthau, that shots fired <jid 80f proceeding to the Island of
toward the American cruiser Tonnes- Chios.
see's launch last Monday were Intend- "Owing to the extreme difficulty of
ed merely as the customary warning communicating with Constantinople,
that the port of Smyrna was mined no further advices have yet been ro
and closed to navigation. - celved. Instructions already had
Although the explanation is Infor- ^nt t0 ^e ambassador. We are
mal lt was admitted tonight at the Btni aWftjting tho ambassador's reply
White House and the state and the to instructions."
navy depsrtnaenta that all danger of The fact that the governor general
serious, complications had disappear- ?| smyrna had offered, to take Cap
e?- " * ?tain Decker, of tho Tennessee by au
a mba asador MorgenthaU reported tomobile to the American, consulate
that' two members of the Ottoman at smyrna, officials d?clare indlc?ted
cabinet had iully explained the oe- dearly the Mehdltncss. ot the Turkish
curreoce tai high officials here said officials.
his message waB Wed before instruc- ^cretary Daniels announced to
tlons sent to him from? Washington ^ that his orders to the command
to, discuss the subject officially with t" 0Mhe Tennessee and. North -Caf
tbe grand vhder could have been re- ollnR< BU8pendlng . navy regulations
celved. President Wilsen and his cab- wnj?h givo them wide discretion,
inet regard the explanation as ?1 would be rescinded > tom?rrow, the
certain precursor of a satisfactory c^yUim wilt bc give'.. tU same ial
formal explanation and guarantees by ,tl?de they prfivlouB?y had enjoyed,
the Turkish government for the pro- .-^ vesgei8 mB? not ?emnln In Tur
faction of Amerlcens and their inter- v?y*s ?.tT??orial wftiere, but will Stay'
eats. wl'thm a han oaya sail.In some of the
The message from Mr. Morgenthau islands now belonging to Greece,
dated November 16 and delayed en There ls some question in the
route, relieved a delicate situation It minda of diplomatists here as to the
arrived late In the day and was dis- righ't of a small boat to enter a clos
cusged at a conference tonight be* ed port, By'tts sise and equipment
tween the president, Secretary Dan- its mission ls obviously friendly,
lela and A?t??ig Secretary Lansing, of There ls no exact precedent, however
the stat*, ?epartment. and as the incident occurred within
Atter the conference-the following the territorial .watara of Turkey, the
, ., ?>*.?_._ ' j_A ... .1_fin.H. ._._ ik. I.ti-?A m.V.
?t ?mimi in mmm iwucu .?<- ?.??. nuiciciju njin v* I-MH - ----
House: and enforce her own regulations ia
"Dispatches concerning the Smyrna recommited. Should it be necessary
meweni urra w ?~s* recored frets for laurees, ts ester TnrWah porta
Ambassador Morgenthau which were in the future, lt ls considered pres
sent before he had received any com-I able that previous arrangement will
?u?i?ei?kr? fro-, thc stats d?port- bo made. Officls!- are at a loss to
niant, He informs the government understand why auch 4a arrangement
that on thc evening of the' dar oh was not made in the case ot the Ton
whtch the meldent occurred ( on Mon- nesseS's launch,
day last) the Ot ton) an minister of That Smyrna presents almost a
the Interior inwrmed him that the special case aa apart from the en
commander of the Tennessee bad at- ure situation in Turkey, is the belief
?empted to visit Smyrna in his steam of officials familiar with the trend of
launa?, plssstieg through th? mine previous dispatches. The American
zone, contrary to the Turkish gov- colony of 50 hss been reported SB
ernment's regulations. s?5 that the panicky ever since last May. Before
boat had been stopped by warning Turkey entered the war the Amorl
ahots fltest towards ber. -can consol often waa anxious for the
\ "He added that the governor gen- safety of hts consulate and Amerf
etaL arter the .Incident, had offered cans. Ambassador Morgenthau once
to take the officer overland in bia ia- asked for^arsblps. Since then con
totnobile. The minister ct war later dillons, were reported, as improved,
communicated with thc ??uhassador. While the Washington government
fully informing him of the Incident does not anticipate - difficulty over
and requesting that the Tennessee, conditions at Smyrna, it may indicate
which then ate? at Vourla; rome dis- clearly to turkey an urgent desire
tance from the harbor of Smyrna, for protection of Americans so that
thctftf bJSalfadrawc. lt will not be necessary to send
The embassy sometime ago had American vessels. ."Thu guarantee, tt
boen officially Iniormed that the portjie bejleved, zs?) be eiteadsd to Amer
? ' ?? ?
. President Edwin M. Foteat of Fur;
man University wiil speak tola after
noon at 3; 30 o'clock in the Orr Mills
auditorium under, the auspices of the
extension department bf the Young
Men's Christian Association of And
Dr. Potent is too well known in
Anderson for anything of an Intro
ductory natuic to be acid in this con
nection. He has preached- here on
several occasions and delivered lec
tures before large audiences. To hear
Dr. Pot eat once means that one will
hear him every opportunity there
after, no matter tt it entails hard
ship in getting to where he can be
It-goes without saying that the au
ditorium wilt be . crowded by those
anxious to hear this brilliant and
Special to The Intelligencer.,
CHESTER, Nov. 21.-While monk
eying with a revolver it is said in
the presence of Mise Relie Foster. 8.
V. Culp, a prominent planter, wa? ats
cidcntally Idled by the discharge ot
the weapon this afternoon near Ches
ter. Coi oner J. Henry Gladden left
tonight to hold an inquest over Mr.
Culp. The death of this young man
created quite a sensation here where
he has many friends. Very' little Is
known here of the shooting at this
hour. It occurred about 18 miles from
this city. .
leans in ali parts of Turkey' and
Asia Minor. -
Abdul Hak Hussein Bey, charge of
the Turkish embassy here. Issued
"I am glad io hear IbiU definite,
news has been received from Constan
tinople to the effect that firing on
thc Janati cf the.Tennessee by the
authorities at Smyrna waa* merely a'
warning that the entrance to the har
bor twas dangerous owing to the ex?
latence of mides. Although the ern- ;
bessy has been without Information.
I held the opinion from the outset j
that thc firing, waa simply a precau- ;
tionary measure, and not .' the . oat-. ~
como of any hostile lnteat on the
part of t*ie Turkish authorities. Thia
ls as It should be. '
"The most cordial relations always
have existed between the two govern
ment? and it is tba desire of both the i
Ottoman government and people that i
such relations always,should be main- i
talned. . .. i
"I should like to repudiate state- ]
menta, which recently appeared In i
the presa insinuating that censornhin 1
30 the part of the Ottoman author!- i
ties waa tba sansa-of the unnecessary
ielay tn the exchange of cablegrams
between Turkey and the Untied
Katee. This la not>ea This embaa- -,
ry etea baa not received a single oa-i
rtcgram s loee ci?se upon A month."?,
NEGOTIATIONS FOR CLEAR
ING UP FINANCIAL S?TUA- ,
TION HALTED ,
SIR GEORGE P?ISH
GOES T? LONDON
Calldd Home by Chancellor Lloyd
George to Explain the Acaeffi- ;
\*> ' ?
(By Attocuted'': Tram.)
WAbiUNGTON,. Nor. -1-~Negotl
etlons for cleaning up the internation
al financial situation and paving the
way for reopening cf .the landon ea*
New York etoc*.; exchanges, were
halted today when Bir Oeorge Palan
and Baal! B. Blackett, of .U? J-njUah
treasury, left suddenly tor New York.
They expect , to sail next week - tor
England, where, accordion to Secre
tary McAdoo, they have been called
by Chancellor Lloyd George ie ex
plain the American proposals sent to
L-ondon severals weeks ago' by cable.
The message recalling Sir George
evidently came aa a hurprtse ' tia
some officials were inclined tonight
to be less optimistic than during the
past few daya about tba success of
the American plane, lt wa? recalled
that. English bankers wens not at all
anxious to have Sir George come tb
America, for lt waa eaW it waa hard
for. them to understand American un?
willinga sea to pay obligations la
gold when this nation.baa a stock of
that metal, at least three 1
large as that lo, the Bank of
x. Tber,pptnt 'on - whltH1 "
bankers ate believed to
is the creation of a* ?H
it furia bv ?ha Hank
protect American securities
may btv sold or*-the
Some officials here- telf. that Shr
George and Mr. Blackett etil" use' all
possible argutoenta to bav? the plans
indorsed by their govero?at?t add by,
English bankers. , ;
Whatever may be the Ultimate re
sult, however, the negotiflions prob
ably will be suspended fo/some time.
Further representations fiWrtmbry will.
ba.made through thc British ambas
< These was a belief in acme Quar
ters here tonight that the fest that
?jondon bankers were no*-wbeUy
pleased with the alena PWoead bad
been known In New York sud that tbs
promised reopening to a limited de
gree of tho New York exchange waa
delayed on this account.
\ Announcing the departure of Slr
George, Secretary McAdoo gave out
this statement :
"Slr George Paiah hive, lost inform
ed me that he has received a cable
from 'England sa; lng suggestions
submitted by the committya of New
York bankers are under 'considera
tion by London bankers bot as cords
points are not clear the chancellor
of the exchequer has requested Sir
George and Mr. Blackett ?o returu to
England to explain the situation
more fully. They expect to sail, there
fore, within the next few day?.
"It la thought lnadrtseMs tte pub
lish the recommendations of tho Nsw
York bankers until the Lotidon bank
ers . have considered them lujly ead
acted upon them.
'The situation here bas materially
tmoroved alace Slr Georgs ; and
Blackett came to America and
visit bas been exceedingly
In bringing about a clearer under
standing on both sides of the water of
existing conditions. Ccmrdtrcial and
financial i elations between Great
Britain and thia country ire so lara?
and intricate that a fuller understand
ing of the problems caused by the
war ts mutually beneficial The vis?
it ot Star George and HY .Blackett
has accomplished thia already.; It waa
a gracious act on tba patt ot the
chancellor of the exchequer to let
theta cosuo to .WMul?a~to?."
Prevision for Belgian BeU*?.
LONDON. Nor. ?..-?
load ot provisions pt
Americans for Belgian j
patched today on the
Block,' which sailed fros. .
Rotterdam with 700 tons _
set tons ot flour, 600 tons-ot i
200 of peas.
WILL OR?AM7.E _
The ladles ot the
will meet Monday
school house for the
ionising a School ItnprV^^-Jpi"
?oelallen. The prograov for ibe af?*
ternoon will ba in charge ot fae Ba
sils of the schoql. and fl delightful
affair will doubtless be held. . The
[?our? tor the meeting has been;fixed
st 3 o'clock. >
.-^ - ??
D. A. B. Mtniar.
Tba TX A. R. .Chante? Viii meet
Monday afternooo^at half past tate*.
"i 'Mray John Linley, -ta North Atta