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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
SAYSv SHE EXPECTS GREEK
SHIPS TO BE PROTECT
i ? i
AND CROWN LANI}
Of Bu^ownia Cairn Most Atten
tion in the Eastern War
(Hy Avnn.tcd PIP?B.)
LONDON, Keri.. 9.-Gcrniauy's
threatened submarine blockade or the
waters around the British Isles und
France and the question of the use of
neutral (lugs by merchant ships be
longing to belligerents, today cor
tinued to overshadow in the publi :
mind in England und in the ucutrsl
countries of Europe the news front
the theatres of war.
Greece has replit-' to tho German
incniorauduiu to the effect that Hbo ex
pects Greek ships to be protected by
the regulations governing navigation
on the high seaj und coasts not ef
fectively blockaded, while Holland
and the , Scandinavian countries are
laking* steps for joint action.
The American otcamcr Wilhelmina,
with grain aboard, for Hamburg lins
arrived at Falmouth, lt waa thought
possible she had been ordered there
by one of the liri indi patrol ships, ad
thc Unthill govenmeiit had announced
it intended to prevent her from pro
ceeding to Germany and would submit
the question of her cargo to a prize
A Falmouth difcnntoh. however, says
the captain of tho Wilhelmina declar
ed he had proceeded to that port fit
his -own free will.
Outside of these questions of inter
national law, the chief interest lies
in fighting in tho east, operations in
thc west having lapsed :*.ito a period
of calm.., with only a V?w small en
gagements on narrow fronts, which
, can-. hov.ei?ittae^illeeV en-Th? "-cam*" '
puign BB & whole.
In tho east thc Gormans, checked
in their efforts to break the Russian
lines before Warsaw, have transfer
red many troops to Elast Prussia to
meet thc Uussian offensive there. This
offensive threatens to drive a ?'edge
between Tilsit und Inslerburg. and,
? so, to turn tho fort Hied position in
the extremely difficult country of thc
i Mazurlan Lakes.
If this movement succeeds, the Rus
sians would overrun a considerable
part of Best, Pru?R"a and again "would
bc on their way to Koenigsberg and
The campaign in the Carpathians
and in Galicia is not so easy to fol
low, as ofdclal reports are sparing lu
Information. It is evident, however,
that while the Russian offensive In
thc western passes ls being pushed
with strength and has provod partial
ly successful, it has-been met with
stronger opposition in the eastern
. passes, with tbo result that the Rus
. .??'?>nu have been compelled to fall
back in Bukowina. They have re
peatedly done this, only to give the
Austrians battle when they debouched
from the Russian end of the passes,
and it is presumed that thia is their
Operations aro on so largo and
complicated u acalo that it. may he
weeks before any definite'decision is
Preliminary to General Campaign
in 1916 Party Concentrates Ita
Activities in Massachusetts.
BOSTON. Fob. 9.-Preliminary to a
general, campaign in 1916 for national
prohibition, tho national committee ot
i tho Prohibition party will concentrate
UH activities' in Massachusetts this
1 ?"rear, according to ah announcement,
today by thc State committee ot that
party. ? .
Prohibition loaders already have
(started preparations for tho election
in this State next tall, it was said. A
?und of $10,000 is to be'used in the
Failed to Beach Tote. .
COLUMBIA, Feb. 9.-Tho senate
spent tonight debating the prohibi
tion referendum without reaching a
vote, adjournment being.taken shortly
before midnight until 1:30 tomorrow.
Stearne Tender Launched- !
TT LE, Feb. 9.-The 3,?00-ton
marine tender Bushnell, of thc
United States nuvy. Waa launched here
today. Misa Sscullne Warwick Bush
nell, a descendant of the revolutkm
- airy, naval orhcer who "devised tho
first submarine! christened the ship.
The Bushnell is 90 per cent, com
ploted. Her contract price 1? fl,000,
THE ADVISER OF
NORMAN B. REAM, PROMI
NENT CAPITALIST, DIES
IN NEW YORK
Said to Rank Among the 25 Rich
est Men in the United
(Bv AIWM?UIIMI Pl***.)
NEW YORK. Feb. 9.-Norman B
Roam, fmanc?"- -M?,! director in many
railroad*, banks anti industrial cor
porations, died today.
Mr. Ream ls understood to havo
died after an operation for intestinal
trouble, from which he had suffered
for several years. He waa in Iiis
Mr. l?^am was rated among the
country's most prominent capitalists
He was one or Ute organizers and di
rectora of the United States Steel
Corporation, a director of the Haiti
more and Ohio, Eric. Pore Marquette,
Seaboard Air Line ami other ^ail
roads, and a member of most of their
His career was typical of tho boy
who begins lifo in humble station and
rises to wealth and distinction. He
was born in Somerset County, Penn
sylvania, and served through the Civil
war. In 1871 'he became a livestock
and grain merchant ftf Chicano He
was one of thc pioneers in organiza
tion of the steel Industry and was ac
tive in bringing together Ute various
western steel plants which formed the
Federal Steel Company. When that
was absorbed by the United States
Steel Corporation in 1901 Mr. Ream
became a director of thc corporation,
and lias since served as a member of
ito finance committee, making his of
fices in this ciiy^ .andJ^Jiomje-Ltt
woodstock. Conn. \
At thc time of hts death ho was a
director of thc Equitable Life Assur
ance Hod ty, thc National Biscuit
Company ind the Metropolitan Trust
Company of New York. Of late years
he had devoted - much attention to
building up the Carolina, Clinchfleld
aud Ohio railroad, in which he was a
large stockholder. He was said to
rank among thc 2D richest men in
thc United States.
Mi.,Ream's position in the financial
world as "adviser 6' financiers," is
said to have been unique. Ho waa
closely associated witb the late J. P.
Morgan. Marshall Field, George M.
Pullman e td other prominent finan
ciers who are said to have sought IIIB
advice in mady of their early under
An estimate made in thc financial
district today placed Mr. Ream's for
tune at between $50,000,000 and $75.
In Response Russian Vessels Go
to Turkbn Side of Black Sea
.nd Attack Trcbizond.
. <By Amoottod PmnO '
PETROGRAD, Feb. 9.-The Turkish
cruiser Midirli. formerly the Gorman
cruiser Breslau, has bombarded Yal
a port on flic Black Sea In the
t tea. No damage was done. In
"ion.se to this attack Russian cruis
ers went to the Turkish side of tho
Black Sea and bombarded Trebtzond.
The text of the announcement con
veying tills information follows:
Sentries between Sebastopol and
Yalta reported the cruiser Midirli ap
proaching Yalta. Upon which port she
red several shots: Four stores were
da?-laged, but no one was killed or
wounded. ' The ves?, tl then withdrew.
In response to thia action Russian
cruisers were sent across the Black.
See, to Trcblzondi which Turkish
port they bombarded tbe same day.
ASKS FOB BEWARB
Atlanta Florist Files Salt to Collect
Reward For Arresting Vorderer
o? ?far? P*n*?i?.
(By AasoeS?t?d *ttac.)
ATLANTA, Ga.. Feb. 9.-Robert
Barrett, a local florist, today flied suit
In the superior court agalost the city
af Atlanta to collect, the fi.OOO re
ward offered for the arrest of tho
murderer of Mary Pbagan. Barrett
claims he discovered the strand of
kair and the blood spot pn the floor
<n the pencil factory where the girl
was killed, and which Barrett alleged
led to the arrest and conviction of
Uso M. Frank. Barrett charges thnt
etty officials disapproved his claim for
GERMAN FOREIGN SECRE
TARY SAYS DECLARATION
DOES NOT MEAN
Says AU Questions As to Ite Vali
dity Promised on This Theory
illy AM"?-iaU'd I*icaL>
BERLIN, vin Thc Hague tn Loudon,
Fob. ;>.-.( I o: :c. i?, m.,-Gottlieb von
Jagow, the Gorman loreign secretary,
wlio WHS visiting Berlin in the ab
sence of Emperor William on lin*
eastern f~ont todav explained lo the
correspondent ot the Associated Prest?
(ho naturi; ?if Hie recently announced
Gorman naval moasuroE lo bo taken
igainst hostile .commercial Bhippihg,
over Which, he said, there scorned to
he misapprehension abroad owin^ lo
delay In tho transmission of tho mem
orandum accompanying tho proclama
tion. Tho .obrase "submarino blo.-k
nlo" as used in the foreign press, tho
secretary said. perhaps'aHo was re
sponsible for this niieapprohonslo!:.
"The announcement waa not u doe
laration of rt blockade." said Herr von
Jagow. "All i|iicstions as to its va
lidity promised on this theory are ex
cluded. Tho nroclnmation designated
waters around Great Britain and Ire?
land as a war area, announces Ger
many's Intention to conduct war op
erations in thia region, and inrticu
larly to dcst~oy commercial ships of
"England months UKO declared the
whole of the North Sea a war area.
German warships heretofore have de
stroyed merchant ships belonging; ?o
the enemy only when there was every
certainty that their passengers and
crew could get awav safely. Hut in
Hie future this forbearance must be,
^UP?dJ-Ua^fid^^ jmHltajy- cwsidcf**.
tiona and since England, by measures
inadmissible under International law.
has paralyzed in ?itrai commerce with
Germany In an attempt to force upon
t the German civilian population death
by Btp- at ion.
' Anyhow,'' continued Herr von ,1a
gow. "hostile merchantmen have nO
?CO.Vl'lXITED ON TWO.)
For Old Drug Firm
General. . Business Depression
Causes Meyer Bros. Drug Co.
(By Aaori*t<tl Pa*s.)
ST. LOU18. Mo., Feb. 9.- A receiver,
was appointed today for the Meyer
Bros. Drug Company, a largo whole
sale Arm, on petition of three credi
tors, whose claims- 'Agr?gate $40,000.
They allege that the debts of the
firm to other creditors exceed $500,
The firm was established 60 yearn
ago, and according to tho petition, itu
business ran into' tho millions an
Because of the general business de
pression, lt ls staled, tin' firm lia. been
unable to collect accounts aggregat
ing $400,009 and therefore could not
pay maturing debts, obtain credit for
necessary purchases or borrow money
for such purposes.
Cornerstone of Lincoln Memorial.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 9.-Laying of
tho cornerstone of the Lincoln me
morial here will take place Friday,
the 106th anniversary of thc blrtfi of
Abraham Lincoln, wltbopt any for
mal ceremonies. lt will mark com
pletion of tho heavy foundations
which have been under, const rutcion
a year in Potomac Pprk. Completion
of thc memorial will require three
Secretary and Mr*. Onutel* Kntcrtniu
WASHINNGTON. F-ib. 9.-Secretary
and Mr?. Daniels gave a dinner to
night to members of the cabinet and
their willes on board the presidential
yacht 2?\yflower. Other guest.s in
eiu'?ed Mirv?; "ag'ey, ?j?rs. Danit'!s' uls
ter"; Justice McReynolds. of the su
premo court; J P. Tumulty, secretary
to the president, and Mrs. Tumulty,
land Representatives Webb and Small
t>f North Carolina.
Kxp?ct?d to MaU Today.
NORFOLK, Va.. Feb. 3.-The steam
er Dacia, which Great Britain has in
dicated will be seized by British
cruisers because the validity ot her
transfer from German to American
registry ts questioned, and which fail
ed'yesterday to sail for Rotterdam be
use ? number o? her crew refused
make 'the voyage, waa expected
to leave tomorrow. She carries a
cargo of cotton for Germany.
Bodies of Priest and Housekeeper
Found With Rope Around
Neck of Each.
. ' T~
(By Awmir.l Pitas.)
NKW BRITAIN. Conn.. Keb. lt.- A
double murda*! veiled in mystery wan
distovered today when tin- bodies ni
tin- Rev. Joseph Zehri? ami Iii- house
keeper, Miss Iva Gillman, wen- found
in tile rrctorVn; ot' Saint Andrew's
Lithuanian church hero. There were
lui Ucl woundS'vin both hollies ami a
rope was tightly tied about thc neck 1
.Miss Gillman'" body was found in
m attie room,~iho doo" ot' which wa ;
locket! and tho key hroken in the hick.
Mr. Zebris' body v.?is on the Moor ol
his study on tho Unit :'.oor. The rec
tory had been-QUiKackrd. Tools used
by burglars . were found in the lions-;.
The milico say they have no clue lo j
the Identity oj$ the murderer, li is
known the priest had receive',-! threat
ening h tters dppiandiiiK money.
Tho circumstances indicated the po
lice say. Hie \priesi was hilled first.
and Miss Gillian, coming to his re.->
cuc, W:IB punned upstairs and shot
Children laying From
Lack of Nourishment
Eight Hundred Thousand Inhabi
tants Face Starvation in
NKW Y*2gg, Keb. 0.-Famine
thraatcna SCTVfit unless tito people
can obtain ffcefigrain and farm tool?,
:.i rnnlinir to .^^ttatenient Issued to-j
nis?li? hy u cottfpltt?o, formed Lo se-U "
aid in Aiiu'ricai?or Servia women and
children whoSe/hoinc; have been dev
astated by Ibo -Austrian invasions.
Eight -ndrca; thousand inhabitants
face a jfMfflrlne committee said,
and flint ip six o? the most fer
Ulv .' ' hair the cr.il
dren-**.,. ^?JWI?III, .UM luof -nourtsh- 4
ment an<? nediclne and from coM and '
All i-f tho ablo-bodled men cf Ser
via ?ne r.i tho front, said the bUtte
mcnt. The women and children must
plant and cult?valo the crops, bul now
the farms are' devastated, buildings
and Implements burnt, and livestock
r?ANTK. Va.. Feb. 99.-Thc last
spike in thc Carolina, CUnchfletd and
Ohio extension fr?nt Rlkhorn City,
Ky., to this place, was driven near
herc today by George, I.. Carter, who
nnceivod Ute "Cllnchflcid Rout?- " The
extension passes through Sandy Ridge
Lunnol, whtcli is 8,000 feet long and ls
said to be tho longest In thc south.
Mcivor Dies iii Japan
Was Born in Chcraw, S. C.-Was
IAppointed Consul-Gcncral to
Yokohoma in 1893.
(By AW.U1?! Pre?. J
TOKIO.-Tob.. 9.-Nicholas WiWuuu
Mcivor, formerly United States Con?
?ul-gencral ?nd judge of thc U-'i'.ed
States circuit court at Yokohama,
lied today at St. Luke's hospital hera
Nicholas W. Mcivor was boru in
"hersaw, S. C., In lhfiO and was cdu
ihtml at Trinity College.^ ile studied
aw at Harvard. Ho .was appointed
c?nsul-general lo Yokohama in 189."1
ind during the Chino-Japancso war
held t/*o protectorate over ? tho
Jhlncse of Japan.
Prior to going to Japan Mr. Mc
ivor practiced law In Cedar Rapids,
To Teach Mutilated Moldier* Trades.
PARIS, Feb., 9. (4:50 p. m.).-Tho
^rench cabinet ha? decided to creato
i national school ? here mutilated sol
Ilprs .will be taught trader.. It will
M located at lit. Maurice, near
i o o o o o o o o o o oo ooo oo o
> Greece Expects Protection,
i ATHENS, via London, Feb. ft.-- oj
> (2:27 n. ra.).-In responso to a o
> not i I ?ca Hon from German y ot ft s o
i declaration of a war.- tone about o
> the British Isles, Greece today o
> sei.', to Bertin a note insisting o
i that her rights be respected. Re- o j
? ferring tu the Gannan declara- o
i lion that English vessels were o
> using neutrat flags, the govern- o
i ment contends that Greece can o
? not ht? held resoonsible for the oj
> actf. of otner nations. o
i The government Intimates that o t
i Greece expects ber ships will oj
i continue to enjov the guarantees o. j r
i provided by international law. o j i
too o ooooooo oo ooo oo O'e
vB^>X?ti^''iC ? ". ?'.:.? V-V"'"
DECLARES PREMIER GORE
MYKIN IN ADDRESS AT
OPENING OF DUMA
Russian Foreign Minister Says the
Allies' Goal Is As
(Uv A'f.?iiitiw| V-.v.v ?
PETROGRAD, Keb.. :> (vin Loudon,
li :16 p. m.). -Tile BhoU sessiun Of tho
Duma oponed today in tho presence of
ministers, members or tito council of
empire, diplomatic representatives,
and a throng that Riled the balconies.
Tho opening was presided by an im
pressive religious servir? in the lui
mense foyer of the chamber in which
cabinet ministers and the Duma of
ficials participated. The session itself
opened with tho singing by thc entire
i oinblage of the* Russian national
President Rodztanko made u com- i
pilmentary reference to work of tito
ali. - tn the War. whereupon the en
tire Dody of members rose and faced !
the tiox In which sat the ambassadors
of France; Great Britain and Japan
and gave them an ovation.
The present sitting of the Durna is
continuation of thc adjourned HOS lion
of last August and therefore there
was no election of otllcers.
Premier Gorcmykin, addressing the
'Now thut tho successful Issue of the
war ts becoming more than ever ap
parent thc orofound confidence of the
Russian pt JOIO in our final triump'i
I Locoming un absolute conviction.
The army, notwithstanding losses, is
htronger than ever. Its exploits und
the valuable services- rendered hy
tho allies bring ever nearer the desir
"Tho close union of tho Uuss'au pen
nie brought about by the war has
bt?o rendered stronger hy thc con
nue tt of Galicia, the vmly Jewel'hither
to lucking in toe imperial crown. Nb
less ?atisfnctory is UK fraternal ap
proaehn.cnt between '.ne Russian and
Polish pi opie.
"Since l?r.t I addressed you. a ?roat
event .baa taken ph?v-?- Tuikey has
(Continued on Page Four)
Assembly Ghambers Being Fumi
gated--Governor Hunt Among
(By A>.?xinUtl Preta?.)
PHOENIX, Ariz.. Fob. 'i. - Au out
break of smallpox in tho Arizona leg
islature forced both houses to'adjourn
Tor two days today while the assembly
chambers uro lu lng fumigated. Sam
uel Mriscoc. a representative, and AV.
I). Lanier, readfrg clerk, aro 111 of tho
lisea.se. Many legislators had visited
Briscoe before bis ailment was diag
nosed us btualipox.
Governor Hunt Was muong those
Abo were exposed to tho contagion.
He shook hands with Briscoe, Tho.
governor, most of the legislators and
i number of other State officers W'.TO
inquiry ut Sfstidstill.
YONKERS. N. Y.. Feb.. 8.-inquiry
uto the dcutiis of eight aged inmates
>f tho German Odd Follows' home
icre was virtually ot a standstill to
ilght. Coroner Dunn was awaiting
i report from un alienist, who has
mder observation in a Now York city
lospital. Fred MOTH, the former ?Ursa
it the home, who'In a recent confoE
:ipn said ho was responsible for the
li atr 4 ny administering poison and
.loins British ('raiser.
HAVANA, Fels. ?. A French ar
bored cruiser, apparently thc Gonde.
rrlvcd off the port today and, joined
be British cruiser Bristol, which for
onie-weeks has been alternating with
he British cruiser Berwick in weldi
ng the port und cruising outside
'uban territorial waters. There ls
inch speculation In official circles re
ardlng the purpose and the presence
f these cruisers.
TO Fl Rl'llASE HOWE
. OK THOMAS JEFFERSON
(By AfcaoclaUd PTMB.)
WASHINGTON, Feb. lt.-A resolu
ion authorising a commission to
lurchsee Monticello, the historic V?r
enla home of Thomas Jefferson, and
o preserve lt as a memorial was ln
roduced . today by Representative
lenry. of TexaB. The president, sec
eta ry of state, two senators and two
epresentatlves would compose tho
ommlssiou which would be author!/.
d to pay $500,000 for the property..
ASKS THEM TO TAKE UP RES
IDENCE IN ANY CITY UN
DER HIS CONTROL
WILL BE SHOWN
Advices Concerning Military Ac- '.
tivity Tells of Defeat of Car
ranga Forces at Monterey.
(ll Amtdalnl Pirns.) 1
WASHINGTON, Feb.. a. -General'
Villa today formally invited the dip- ?
lomat ie corps at Mexico City to take
up residence iii nny city under his
.ont ral. The invit?t inn was extended
through his representative here, 'd!n
rlqtiie C. Ll?rente, who conferred at,
length with Secretary Hrysn.
No recognition ot the Villa r.ovorn- ,
mein was usked for. hut Hu. diplo
mats were promised that if they came
within the region under Villa's Jur
isdiction they would he s'.iown every
.ouricsy ami convenience. While Sec
retary Bryan made no comment, it Is
understood tho Invitation will be ri
tsansmltted informally through the
State department to the Brazilian
minister at Mexico City L'??r "^nsldera
[ion of the. diplomats generally.
There .o heon reports that owing
Lo friction Ith Carranza authorities 1
?oire t.'v.c jats are considering leav-j
ing Mex!? o City and Carranza ls un-1
^erstood to have invited them to go to
."ora Cruz, his capital.
Advicc.i concerning military activity
II Mexico received by the stat? de
partment told of the defeat of Carran
ca forces at Monterey.
Eliseo Arredondo. Carranza agent
?erc, tonight gave out a telegram
'rom General Carranza saying it was
lot true that the State or Oax^-a had (
Icclared itself independent, but thai, i
lince thc arrival of thc Constitution
Hist army lu Mexico City lt bad ros
>gntzcd and continues to recognise
The telegram also said (here was
io truth in reports that conditions in
rompic.'j wre bad for Americans. ;
"In ?Ks connection," Carranca said, ?
'I wl*-ii lt dearly understood onco and
or all that this government i? In no j
itsnBe anti-foreign. In Its tendencies. ?
)nc of my highest desires is to treat j
ill foreigners with a careful und ton-,
Will Standstill Uve Minutes.
N?W YORK Feb . ?.--The Amar?
an Kxprcsfi company announced to
ay thut the business of tliut com
iany over 73,000 miles of railroad in
his country would bc brought to a
tandstill for five minutes at noon to
morrow as a murk of respect to the
iieniory of James C. Pargo, for 30
cars president of the company, who
lcd last night ? <
Negotiations Between Ohio Min
ers and Government Concilia
tion Broken Off.
CLEVELAND. 0? Feb. i>.- Hope of
Settlement of tho strike of IC.OOO
astern Ohio coal minors was aha.ii
oned tonight when negotiations bp?
ween miners and operators directed
y government conciliators wcry
roken off. All parties to the contor
neo admitted tonight there was no
resent hopo of a settlement of the
trike which hassled up the coal
lines slnco last April. Daniel J.
:ecfc and Hywc? Davies, conciliators
ppointcd by the department of lo
or, concede that thoir labors are end
1. They will co report to Secretary
r I-abor Wilson.
Oonl operators will meet tomorrow.
is understood, to discuss the advis
blllty of reopening the mines on an
pen show basis.
argest Warship to Be Constructed In
I'nlted Slates Will Be Launched
NEWPORT NBW8. Vs.. Feb. 9.-The
.ono-ton battleship Pennsylvania,
e largest warship yet to be con
r net ed in America, will bo launched
tre March 16, according to sn sn
>uncement today by the builders, the
eiwport News Shipbuilding and
ry Dook, Company. Miss Elisabeth
Dib, of Germantown, Pa, has been
lined to christen the ship.
Secretary Daniels and other goy
nment officiais, as well as officers
the State of Pennsylvania, plan to
tend the launching, it ls announced.
The Peunsylvanta is to be of 4,000
ns greater displacement than the
?west United States superdreod.
nigh ta. the Texas and New York.
SENATE SETTLES DOWN FOR
ANOTHER ALL-NIGHT DE
Leaders Declare Fight May Last
For a Week With Interrup
(Hy A MUT is tod Few.)
o Will Meek doline Attendaient o
t> WASHINGTON. Feb. ?.-Form- o
o al iioi icc in writing that lie would o
o seek a cloture amendment to.tho o
> senate rules to end debate on the o
o administration shipping bill at 2 o
> p. m., February 10, and cause an
o final vote to be taken three hours o
o later, was given by Senator Heed o
D late tonight when the senate had o
9 been in continuous session (or o
0 more Mian UG hours. o
i) o o o o o o o o o o o o o c o o o o
WASHINGTON, Feb. 9.-The sen
ate selfled down early tonight; tor an
other aP-night debate on tho admin
istration uhlp purchase bill titer lie
publ cans and Insurgent Democrats
falle i ea;-1>. in the evening to end tho
nessie r, which began early yesterday.
When the end would come no one
Administration leaders declared the
session might last (or a week with
out interruption. Opposition leaders,
however, said an effort would bo made
tomorrow to break the deadlock.
Republicans were surprised at the*
strength' commanded by the adminis
tration forces when Senator '.Marke,
if Arkansas, moved that the senate
Adjourn until. noon tomorrow. ' They
had uopod that ?Sapatoy..^toyHs'il/i>iyi.v
?rc8&?ve Republican, would not stand
with tko Democratic umjority on ? the
notion. Senator Norris, however, vot
3d r gain st adjournment as did Sena
tor LaFollette. Senator Kenyon vot
M! with the administration forcee for
he first time since tho beginning of
he light. Tho vote waa 41 to 46.
Had the opposition alliance forced
idjournment Republicans had planned
o try to displace the bill tomorrow
>y a motion to take up for onsidora
ioh the DOBtotnce appropriation meas
ire and sari? an-' attempt may yet be
nude. Should lt succeed ?cjita?atra
ion leaders probably would be unable
o get the pending, measure before
he senate again between now and
In the light of the Vote tonight Dem
ocratic loaders ' ero confident their
ines would hold, although somo Re
tublicans intimated that Senator Ner
is might soo i desert tho majority un
ess the filibuster could be broken und
ho continuous session ended.
After the strenuous all-night ses
i?n Monday thc day in the senate was
n exciting one, enlivened by. parlia
mentary entanglements and denunc?a
lo ns of. p roce cd I n gs by ^ lpau rgent
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lom mission. Has Transported or
Arranged For Transportation
280,431 Tons of Food.
NEW YORK. Feb.. ??.- According to
weekly report by tho commissioner
ir relief In Belgium, Issued today.
ie commission has transported to
ate or arranged for transportation.
total of 280,431 tons of food tn 46
nips. The report shows there baa
pen unloaded today at Rotterdam
5.180 tons of food from United States
arts; that there are six steamers Ja
.anslt to Rotterdam carrying 40,450
ms of food; that the commission baa
?ree steamships representing a ton
iige of 21,900 tons now loading in
n ions ports of the United States; ll
dps in transit to American porta to
?ad 64.300 tons of cargo, and ll ships
^presenting a tonnage of 68.600 tons
i a charter for future loading,
Neutrality Flag Saves ?Wp.
NEW YORK. Feb. 9.-Captain G, G.
reen, of the British steamship Batis
ta, here from Rotterdam, for a new
lief cargo for Belgium, told today
>w his ship possibly waa saved from
?lng torpedoed because lt flew the
mtrallty flag, reading "Commission
r Relief In Belgium."
Wita Cleveland Americans.
LEXINGTON. Ky.. Feb. ?^-?oyd
right, outfielder of the, Kentucky
diversity baseball team, signed to
ly to play with the Cleveland Amer
an?. He will not be graduated, but
111 report at San Antonio on Ff?Vn
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