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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
NO DECISIVE ADVANTAGE
HAS BEEN GAINED ON
NEW ARMIES ARE
A Deadlock Still Exists in Fiend-1
ers, France and Central
LON PONY Jan. 30.-The end o? the
six months.of Europe's great war finds
belligerent armies completing prepara
tions for or actually engaged in op
erations of un extent hardly antici
. paved when the declarations of hos
tilities were made.
In Flanders? France and central Po
land a deadlock still exists, but large
ly because of Rusi/a's tremendous
rejpbUrce?. and Turkey's action the
sphere bf operations has been wide
ly entended. Russian, alone is en
gaged in fighting hestJle armies from
Tilsit, far tn the north of East Prussia,
to Tabriz, in Persia, a distance of over
1,SOO miles. Only that portion of Uer
territory bordering Rumania la free
v from menace; but her reports declare
all of her immense armies are success
The Russian outflaklng movement
Sn northern Elast Prussia ls said to be
gaining ' momentum, ' The armies , on
either ?ide. of Tilsit; h?vo cut toe Ger
man railway between that city and
Meme?, oh the Baltic.
On the southern front, tn East
Prussia, another army ls advancing to
ward the German fortress of Thorn,
while still another is holding a'linc
which protects War
saw an^ ?.duerat von H ludes? .
burg has been trying to batter through
for three months. Other armies are
again preparing to meet a big. Austro-'
11 ^^o^^^^HHra. v.-Uv-rc
troops'are baltllaif Against (the Turka, j
?not?e* dstaa^apparentiy has been in
flicted on tba Sultan's forcex The!
Russian official report says ?he Turks
are retreating to Table, while unof
ficial dispatches declare the Russians
have r'wcnntfiii that city. .
What la regarded aa the most im
portant campaign, however, is that de
. velopiug in the Carpathians, brought
about by ho Austro-German offensive '
tq drive the Russians from Gatseia
and Bukowina. The Austro-German
allies are said to have concentrated 28
army corps for thia venture. So far
as can be gathered from contradictory
official reports, the Russians have wqn
preliminary skirmishes in the western
pasaea from Dukla, to Wyszkowba,
while they have been forced to retire
These bi?ties, which are 'being
fought tn tho snow, aro Just coming,
however,. and many daya must nasa
before ? definite decision ls reached.
Battlea in the weat still consist ol
local engagements, aithought the Ger
mans, apparently preparing for an ex- j
tenatyc offensive before the Allies get
their full strength' into tho held, oe- j
casually deliver, rather more ser
ious'attacks. These are, so?tiered , all
along; the front from the sea to the
Gulhcby, which the British now
hold after driving backr the Merman B
who-captured it An Monday, wac at
tacked again yesterday and, according
to a British report the Germans were
repulsed, leaving SOO dead, in front ot
th? trenches they sought to capture.
The Argonne has been the scene of
another attack and In this case the
German forces claim to have taken
over 700 prisoners and counted be
tween four and five hundred dead.
There has been more outpost fight
lng in; tho vicinity of the Saes Canal,
hut latest reports say the Turks are
withdrawing their advance pests.
There still is soma doubt whether they
have definitely committed themselves
to the march they roust make across
iii IT nest'fi i? tnvade Egypt.
Gov. Manning Favors Bal Re
noaBaft Cottrm Acreage Ro
COLUMBIA, JagV 30.-Governor
Manning announced today that he
would approve the bill enacted ?>y the
general" assembly repealing the col
ton acreage r?dur.tloh set p-i-,*ed at
the extraordinary session of October
laitt. The re?uolt?J art prohibited
in? ptah tin g in cotton hy any farmer
.(ie than one-third ot his area
under cultira'titm tO'ai! crops.
Governor Manntag said that tho re
l? law would teeta to be sn tn
the s??ikli planter, and that,
nt* the' ont/ - State
.adopted*such a law. ile
tat * material * reduction ot
age would, rhihit aotomatl
ff H BEGINS
FURNISHES SUBJECT FOR
NAVAL BILL GOES
OVER UNTIL TU?S.
?? '.? ' ' v ?<i?*! .,vr :,v -? '.-J aa
Rep. Gillett Make? Principal
I Speech, Arguing For Strong
National. Defence*. I
(By Awori?ted Pt?a.)
; WASHINGTON. Jan. 30^-Possibil
ities of war end tho state of the~?oun-:
try's defences furnished the subject;
o.' another long discussion tn the |
house today, where, the naval appro- j
prlatton bill was under consideration, i
The naval construction program. had .
not been reached when the bouse ad- (
?ouroed and the bill went over until .
? Points of order struck out provis
ions for crest lon of a chief of opera
tions, to head a war board . In thc
navy department, and for authority to
use an unexpended balance of $1,00,-.
000 for aeronautics, representative
Hobson immediately introduced the I
chief of operations section as a sepa- j
rate bill. Democratic leaders expect1
to provide tho aeronautics money by
adding a ^million dollars to the cotal
against large armaments in the post, ]
but that recent events had Caured him
to change his mind. While the dang
er of auch a thing ia slight, be de
clared, lt would bc possible for the
victor in the present war to disarm
al! c-.v.cr r.ati.vr.u 3nd become mistress
of the world.
"Among those nations we consider
gthe most progressive and clvlllz
" he said "has suddenly burst forth *
a worship of force reversion. to the
primitive savage type a lawleas sel- '
fishness, a disregard ot sacred obll- 1
g?tions, of pity, of mercy and of. hu- 1
manlty which is depressing and con
founding." ? / ?
"The JNfonroe doctrine, without
basis in law or Justice end never ac
knowledged by Europe, might become
one prolific source cf trouble." be
said. . He also criticised the attitude ,
of some, of our States as "contempt- I
nous,'singling out the Japanese- for
unfriendly legislation." i
"If this Irritating ?conduct-thia !
trea.ment of Japan as an Inferior
and an outcast, continues," he added, !
"it may cause a wave o? resentment
to sweep the Japanese people into a
hostile outbreak." i
Ville Ia at Aguas Calientes, Zapa-'
U at Cuemavaca and Gar- I
ia's Whereabouts Un
WASHINGTON, Jan. 30.-State de
partment advices today mtllned the}
movements of the chiefs and armies of .
...civu is folio wo;
General Obregon rules at Mexico
t'ity in the name of General Carran sa,
who is at Vera Crux. General Villa
is it Aguaa Callentes and General
lt Guornaraca. The whereabouts of
RoquO Gonzales Garza and Kulailo
?atterrez, lately successively tn
charge of Gae executive power In the
capital, are unknown.
Three movements independent of
each other are In the Seid. Carrants,
at the head of a large part of the
original Constitutionalist forcea, will
remain at Vera Crus, which probably
will continue as the capital ot his
government. Zapata's forces, said to
he working lr. harmony with Villa,
?neuence the line of communication
between Vera Cms and Mexico City,
villa ts reported preparing to move
from - .Aguas Callente* to attack
Guner rex torces at Querotaro.
Ia the north Carrants forcea hold
Sap Potosi and are threatening
atcaterey, held by general felipe
Angeles, VI5la's chief lieutenant. Dis- >
patches to the Carranza agency hers
say that Generals Robles, l/aclo Blan
co and Aguirre Reaavide* who fled
from Mexico City with G>/Gorrey, have
9.1 tho Carr?t:
la known o?
SENATE RECESSES AFTER j
36 HOURS STRENUOUS
c Wai Re Kept Before
Senate Without Adjournment
Until It It Pawed.
' " '?I ?
(By AaaocUud Pr??.)
o SENATE RECESSES ' rt
? WASHINGTON,. Jan.. 30,-AB o
o armistice la the baltic over the a
o administration shipping bill bc- o
agaa tonight at 11:19 o'olnrk'o
e when the aeaate ended nearly 87 o
o hoars of. continuous debate by o
e recessing until 10 o'clock Men- ?
o Senator William Alden Smith, o
e aha had beea speaking' since af- o
a torneen, eonfc??ed at ll o'clock o
o J bat he wan nearly ex hs as ted o'
a ami hy unanimous consent the o
? hca?l? neut Into executive, ses- o
o sion to dispose of some nomina- o
o o o o o o o o n o o n o o
WASHINGTON, Jan. 30.-A drawn j
battle on thc administration ship '
purchase bill in the senate came to
night after one of the most etrenu-j
0U8 parliamentary struggles congress j
baa known In recent years. From 11
a. m. Friday, all through last, night:
and again today and tonight the con
gest proceeded with a spirit ot deter
mination little short- of . deeper ''
iill-iuv uni, ?.?<.....
break the ?tenate deadlock and rc
the blocki.de of legislation was just
ahead, for the presiding officer had.
ordered that Ute ayes and nays would
be. taken as soon as debate, should
end. No further parliamentary dc- ]
vibe was available, and physical en
durance alone remained io hold back
the taking of the rote.
Although thc Democrats agreed to
a recess at midnight at the end of 37
hours of continuous debate, adminis
tration leaders Insisted that such ac
tion meant no let-up hi their deter
mination to press the bill.
"We agreed to the recess because of 1
Sunday," said .Senator Simmons. "Just
as we did the filibuster against the
rivers and hrrbors appropriation bill
last fall. But beginning Monday at
10 o'clock lt ls our purpose to press
the bill with all the force that is in
Late today Senator William Alden
Smith relieved his Republican col
leagues who had been holding the !
.floor since early morning. He turned. !
his attention to a I liter arraignment I
of the administration's policy andi
painted a gloomy word picture of thc j
business condition of the country un
der the Democratic tariff. An "era!
of record-breaking business .mortal
ity" had followed enactment of that]
tariff, he said, and he characterized
the shipping bill as thc "fifth admin
"I don't think we ever had a presi
dent who Waa so hopeful with so lit
tle cause aa.the present incumbent of
the White bouse." fae said. "From
tho day he signed the tariff bill he lias
'bot let a week go by without pro-]
claiming that prosperity was here.'
Senator Smith read many figures
which be declared showed the condi
tions he had recited and repeatedly
ihslienged the Democrats to answer
hts statement. Majority in em?* rn re
fused tc be draw'.i in a tariff debate, !
however, accepting the ' .isrtenge with
weary, apathetic silence.
Throughout the long day session
?h? ??tuaiioti waa tense. Alan y sena
tors slept ia their seats after the
long watches through fast night; oth
ers stretched on the sofas circling the
senate chamber; others formed tenn
relays, offensive and defensive. '.>
crowd the measure to a vote, or toi
bold lt back.
There WM little aharp par llamen-1
tary fencing. In the main, lt waa|
Steady speechmaklng. with here and
there a flash of wit or bitterness to]
show the intense undercurrents of the 1
debate. Senator Lodge, again gave
Night t ear! Established.
CHICAGO. Jan 30.-Establishment
of a night court of domestic relations
was ordered today by Judge Sabt?V
of. the municipal court, for the bena
itt of working people who have little
chance to attend coart in the day. .
Heavy Sees Caa*? Great Daataga.
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30.-Damage
estimated at three hundred thousand
dollara waa don? a.? Venice, i^ong
* and other cairns today by hcAvy
j whipped up by a coast gale. Two
usure priera at Venice were partly
iked. At tong Beach a ntunber ot
t?ncea ward swept Into the sea.
Discusses World Peace, Advocate*
Woman Suffrage and Touches
. * ?
RALEIGH, X c., jan. 30.-The
world has ukej&? long step forward
when alt of thornier* at war deny
responsibility fjr beglunJng hostili
ties, declared S?retary of State Bry
an bere today fh lan address to a
Joint .session -qh ihe North Carolina
State, legist?opl: ;He 8poke in the
chamber of the JMose of representa
tive?.'before a Urge crowd. Earlier
in the day sevea^ thousand persons
heard him speat??aiithe meeting of the
North - Carolina flt?ft*erence for Social
Secretary Brj^a In discussing
world peace. de?red the Bocalied
"Bryah ;peace trdnties'* -were a sure
eura, for war. -Vim-, said he could not
z-ejeoncile the pjjfaeat- situation '.n
Eqrope with the ?t?temeats that pre
patednesa was.tpwest remedy for the
prevention of wei;
Secretary Bryah^advocated Wotdin
suffrage'.- wh?ch> Ufte year' has become
a live issue, fn S?rth Carolina, and
th?( initiative", rajfwendum and recall.
H? declared *u*tjgttw- Initiative and
ciples of demoerater. He advocated
recall of alt: -oufela, and asserted
that woman 'suff^ge was sure ' to
In his address tb the conference for,
social service? Hinmn advocated
the-golden rille ti ^u|dc for both
national and ional dealings,
between men.* Mnj? .0 a celar
conception of his^i' ;s fe?iq*e>
ment he ueciared^ can per,
form any work to ?" ..ige.
^Secretary Biyan Upon the
liquor question bfll^HHpgi-ing that
the conservation o ihe
country was of m?
ail of th" conntry^M^
ME ALL OMRS!
Organization to Reestab
lish Genuine American Neu
(By A notated Pres>? )
WASHINGTON. Jan. 30.-Citizens
O om nearly every section of th? coun
try, some represe ntiog German-Amer
ican societies, churches of different
denominations or other organizations,
and others acting individually, held a
conference here tonight and resolved
to form a national organization to
.reestatllsh genuine American neu
trality and fj uphold it free from com
mercial, financial and political sub
servance to foreign powers."
Representative Bartholdt of Mis
souri, who presided, was chosen head
ot the organization commitee, and
Horace L. Brand of Chicago, was
elected secretary- 8peakera included
Dr. C. J. ftexamer, president of the
German-American National Alliance,
the Rev Thomas O. Hall of the Union
Theological Seth teary, N??r York; Dr.
Kurt H. Richter nt the German His
torical Society; Professor William R.
Shepherd, of Columbia University;
Professor James T. Hatfield, of Chica
go; Professor A. B. Faust, ot Cornolt;
the Rec C. C. Berkmeyer. of the
Evangelical Lutheran Church of North
America; Joaeoh Frav. pr*?idf>nt of
the German Roman Catholic Central
Union; Dr. Edmond von Mach, of Har
vard, and Representatives Porter aad
Barcbfeldt, of Peanaylvanla. and Lu
beck, ot Nebraska.
Resolutions adopted by the con
fgerence declared In favor vjf:
An American cable controlled by the
Unltea States government, to assure
poLseaslcn of an independent new 1
service; demanding a free and open
Sea for American commerce and un
rest ricted traffic, tu ^nrontrahand
goods; immediate enaev,?;.it of legis
lation (as a strictly American notley? .
prohibiting export of munitions ot
war: establishment of aa American
merchant marine. /
The concluding section of the reso
"We pledge ourselves" Individually
and collectively to support only seen
candidates for public office, irrespec
tive ot the party, who will .place
American interests, above .those of any
- titer country, and who will aid in
eliminaing ail undue foreign fnfiuencu
from Atmcriean life."
Teraado Sweep* ti* ?a ho ?a.
TULSA. Okla., .?an, 30.-Several
hou?es were demolished and other?
blown from their foundations, ono
person, abra. Ira Mangan, probably
wur fatally injured and her husband
badly bruised in a tornado . whiea*
swept ov/jr the east side bf Tulsa late
tonight Three other persona wer*
DOES NOT REMEMBER HOW
OR WHERE HE GOT $200
Lawyer?, Preachers and Grand
Jurors Among Witnes?e? to
(By AmoriaUKl Preta.!
a a 0 a o o o o a o o o o o o a ? o 6
o - .
o JURT-LACKE? TI? ?
o ATLANTA, Ga* Jan. 80.-On o
o J's failure to reara ?.verdict af- e
a ter aa boar's deliberation, the o
o Jury iu Hi*- ease of Hait S. Letton, o
e amwuper of the Barns Detective o
o Agency; V. ?\ Tedder, a fernier o
o Barns employee, and Arthur o
d Thurman, ? local lawyer, eharged o
o with sabornatba sf perjury In o
o connect len with the Leo ?, Frank o
d ense, late toalght was erd?red e
0 tacked up by. Superior Court o
o Judge Hill. The Jury will nm- o
& tlnne Its' deliberation early to- e.
o morrow. o
o o o o (i o o o o o n o n o o o o o
j ^ATLANTA. Ga'., Jan. Sd.-The-' dev
ienne rested late today hi the trial bf
Una. Sj. I.ohon, nmnager of the .Burps
Detective Agency; G. G, Tedder, a
former Burns employee, and- Arthur
Thurman, .n local lawyer,. charged
with subornation of prejury In . con
nection with tho Leo M. Frank <:R*e.
Lawyers, ? preachers and grand
Jurors were among today's witnesses
called by the defence In an eiTort to
rafute testimony of tho Rev. f\ lt.
Ragsdale and R. L. Barhcr. that Uley
nad been bribed by employes of the
Burns agency to make false affidavits
favorable to Frank. The three defen
dants also went on the stand and en
tered a general denial ot the charges
against them. Tedder stated that be
fore he entered the employ 'of Burns
sgepey, which waa working on tho
Mary 1'hagan murder at thc Instance
cf Kfank's friends, he asked the ad
VIO ot an attorney engaged by. the
solicitor-general's ofTlcc. This attor
ney, he said, later told him he had
seen the solicitor and thc latter had
sahl: "Tell Tedder to go ahead and
work for the. Burns people."
I. H. Hirsch, member of the prcueut
r.ounty grand Jury, which had under
consideration alleged new charges
against the accused, testified that last
Monday Ragsdale told the grand Jury
his mind waa In a date when he made
th" affidavit and that he did not re
call how "or where he got the alleged
Thurman stated , that Ragsdale and
Barber visited hl.i office where they
were introduced to Tedder. The ques
tion of affidavits was not discussed
there, he said, and he lmm?*dlatclv
went with them to Lehon's office and
left them. This, be stated, was the
end of his connection with the matter.
Lehon related to tho court how he
had been called to Atlanta by Burna
in an effort to unravel the Phagan
mystery.- The employment of Tedder
waa urged, be said, by one of Frank'*
friends, thouuh he stated he waa not
lmnfaessed with the plan.
"When I told Murna about tho
preacher's story." said Lehon, "as re
lated to me by Tedder, ho laughed and
aald he did not want any more 'alley
stuff.' He advised me, however, to
look inl\> tt on the chance that lt
mtgnt develop something important."
Luther Z. Ruosser. who was one of
Frank's principal attorneys in hiJ
trial on the charge of murdering
Mary Phagan, was the first witness for
the defense today. He testified that
Ragsdale and Barber came to nts of
fice unsolicited by bim to make the
affidavits. Others In the room at the
time, he Bald, were Morris Brandon,
Ms law partner, ?nd Lehon.
.'Ragsdale did most of tho talking,"
Rosser testified. "Ho spoke fluently,
without prompting or suggestion from
mo .or 'from Lehon. Occasionally
Barber added some details. When they
finished their statements I dictated
the 'substance of thom to a stenog
rapher. After reading the written
statements Ragsdale and Barber made
oath to them and signed them."
The testimony of Mr. Brandon tend
ed fa corroborate that of Mr. Rotter.
Reeemateads Payment of meeks.
CHICAGO, Jan. SO,-payment of
$20.000.000 stock dividends to holders
ot Ute s40.0o0.0O0 common stock waa
i ?commended today by tho directors
O? 8*wra. Roebuck A Co. The new
shares will be Issued against all ac
cumulated surplus of approximately
#23.500,000, s large part of which baa
been reinvested in the business.
MINE WORKER DESCRIBES
SOCIAL LIFE IN COLORADO
Men Dig Coal Because They Are
Forced to, Not Because They
(By Awocli.twi P(fMi>
NEW YOKK. Jan. 30.-JoUn R. Law
son ot the''Bulee Min? Wtfrksrs^W ;
Am? ric a, who yesterday., denounced
eon?;\tions lu Colorado mining camps
in testimony before Ute industrial
relation? commission, ami aharply ar
raigned John 1). Rockefeller, jr., for
I'la alleged failure to inform himself as
to. conditions thero. f.ti ti um.-. 1 hUlmC'i
paules own all the house,i
schools, (burches and ?tore?.-Complete1
despotism exista in toe U1^1NCHCM?|
ca?so they \ycro fotaed, b?i 'because
suicide or death duo to carolessneas.
One coroner wrote In a certain- case
that thc victim vif an accident had 'no
relatives and damned few frloada.**? ?V
No coal miner.. Mr. Lawson said,
eyer shlrked"'his duty in orotACttog
life aaa th? ioierr?u ot the operators.
"Mr. Lawson called tbs commission's
attention to a statement which he said
was made by John L>. Rockefeller. Jr.,
April 0. 1914. In which Mr. Rockefel
ler was quoted as Saying that thc Colo
rado Fuel - and Iron company would
never recognise th? United Mine
Workers of America and that il was a
fight to the finish.
''Two weeks a'ter that to the dav.
came Ludlow," Mr- Lawson said, "I
do not know whether there was.any
connection between these two things.
I hope not. A man like Mr. Roekefel
lcr should 1 ?> careful -af the things he
"Mr. Lawson thought it was a m ir
la ko on -the part of organised labor
to reelect union officials who had been
convicted of violence.
.?' Commissioner Welnstock read a no
tice distributed by -the United Work
ers ot America calling upon the mine'
workers to form into companies and
arm themselves. He asked If that ac
tfon did notconstitute a ..deflance of
(Continued on Pag? Four)
FORMED AT COLUMBIA
Kwteposcs Universities of Virginia,
North Carolina, Tennessee,
Georgia and Sooth Caro
(By AMoHata? Vr*m.\
(-OLUMUIA. Jan. 30.-An athletic
conference composed of the Universi
ties of Virginia. North Carolina. Ten
nessee. Georgia and South Carolina
wan formed here today. W. A. iam
bi th. of the -University of Virginia,
waa elected president, and J. Bruce
Coleman, of the University of South
Only State universities are elleihle
for membership. The preamble of the
constitution declares the objecta of
the conference are to promote the best
interetato of Intercollegiate athletic*
in the South, tn footer closer relation
ship and to promulgate a unified code
ol rules and conduct.
Georgia and Tennessee are mem
bers of tho Southern Intercollegiate
Athletic association, but tt waa stated
today that their participation in the
new conference probably would not
mean their withdrawal from th? old
Five Injured ta Wreck.
JACKSONVILLE Fla., Jan. 30.
Vive persons were in Jared, nous ser
iously today la the derailment at
Callahan, Fla., of the New York and
West Indian Limited Atlantic. Coast
gUj? railroad train from New York
CREW ORDERED O?T; ftttNES
ATTACHED TO SHIP AND
ON WEST COAST
-j ? u ' i
England Fears Geatna^ jH^ J|
ddde to Make Goo?-$br*ki
of Admiral. ajtm.'*? :
"1- **~antilil iii Tim T
-The German submarine
torpedoed .tb* .-Narla Shiels st?*?Tr
Hen Crunchen, ott fate port? ^Sr^La^H
tire crew, numbering wer? h
.here. ? , .,' " .'TT:
The captain of the steamer ?ey? JA
WM overtaken by tiic nabraur??e ulta'
morning ?nd ordered to leave ni?
Bhlp w4thln ten mlnut,
tho ct?w gotten Into . V
i:*-'W*:'Ben Cr-uaihea, jJJ?* tes,
gleter, belonged to xii ' :, ?
pins Company, She : watfbonttHHan
Orkney Island? ' to .EMHHBHHB
i : . . - - . _ ' , ' ' ?
Creates NeanaUea te Shtajtag CIjce?a.
ll liwiiJii". .
the^Oernmn ?nhaa?w>Rr; :
far north '
abb? it to reach a point so far (,from
Carried ?^00 Tee?axfB
! LIVERPOOL vi? Loado?, >so|lHP^
The Heh (Tuschen hg iMH; JMk'?
day with 5.000 tons of cpa! "fe*
on Its way to th I H city, according*'to
the Liverpool Post, when U
The steamer Graphic Wit
ers. Belfast to Liverpool,
says, il ssed wreckage aj"'
ter wards saw .tba Bat
I Another steamer neat
i LONDON, Jan. 'JL~-r?&|iftgg^
vessel besides the Timi Ci'tiaffllaW '%
sunk by the German subajaru#v<**H
( This fact became known tonight whe*
' a traveler brought in the crew ot lt
of the steamer Linda Blanche, seat
to the bottom by the raider.
i Thc Linda Blanche Was oh ks way ,
from Manchester to Belfast when the ;
submarine cudgen!y appeared along- ?
side. Officers came aboard.and order
ed the crew to leave. As ?con a*.tba
men of the Linda Blanche were in .
their boats the Germans attached. ? :
mine to the bridge and another to the\.
forecastle. The minsk were then ex- V
j ploded, destroying the vassal.
The Germans directed the .Js^dtfaa |
sailors where tftey could find n traw- i
1er and the crew was plebes up when :
?the fishing boat waa reached. j
I The trawler's skipper said -tait at
2 b'clocll yesterday afternoon hp
sighted another ship on which aa ex- .
plosion evidently had occurred., Me .
i was steering in the direction ert?lii -
vessel when he picked up the Linda
Blanche's boats. When he reached the :
, point where he had seeg%th? other
ship he found no trace Of .wreckag?
and believes lt went down attar a?
first sighted it ?
G?NER AL VJLtA
SLIG??TLY "IN jvmtj [
Rumored That He Waa Si** fey
(By AJMOCUUH P/wa.)
KL PASO. Tex., '??J^af^.*1^1
Francisco Villa was sllgwnr*SWpedad ?.
several day? ago at Ageus Call?ate? ta
a shooting affair, details
been kept secret. accord**
port brought here today directly fresa;
lt had been rumored bera-that Villa
had been seriously wounded 'hy.
j Colonel Rodolfo Fierro, his personal
body guard. Those who *
Aguas Callentes said th
unable to learn who sha
shooting occurred at ht\ cal
railroad yards at shoat tagga
lean Consul sulman ct,HW
telegraphed Washington ???I
he had received, a repariwMI
lng been seriously injured.,
days no definite word has'5
celved or conditions hH.^^aL.