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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
Strenuous Scenes Enlivei
Several Members of tl
inent National Figi
Much Important L* julatten Waa
of the Tariff and the Currenc
piementaing the Trust Laws
Tax and the Election ol
by the i
(By A*M>c?ilc<l Pre?.)
WASHINGTON. March 4.-Ater two
years of almost continuous session,
the sixty-third congress, which revis,
ed the tariff and the currency sys
tem of the? nation, supplemented the
trust laws, crested an income tax and
demonstrated he first popular elecUon
'of United States senators, ended at
When gavels fell In the house and
senate signalising the adjournment
they marked the close of half of
President Wilson's administration, tho
first v.mlcr domination of the Demo
cratic party aluce 1895.
Strenuous scenes enlivened the fad
ing hours devoted chiefly to complet
ing the appropriations for subsistence
of the government. Two Important
measures, the postoffice und Indian
supply bille, failed In the final legis,
lat? ve crush sf tar desperate efforts
had been mide to save them. In tho
. ^.??wn>w> rftigrirfraf Af??ViW ajWj
uro joint resolutions were passed and }
signed by* the president continuing in
force appropriations of the present
Willie tired senators and represen,
tatives 'were devoting their energies
to final essentials. President Wilson
spent more than an .hour In his room
at the capitol, surrounded by his cab
inet, Signing the last fruits of legisla,
tlon. The president found tune in-the
ro't?st of this task to greet sensors
?md represenstives and he made the
oojcsslon entirely one of congratula
tion, making no reference to projects
which asd failed.
Scores ot members ot both bouses
tonight left Washington, taking with
them assurances that np extra, session
ot congress would be called, at least
before fall. Despite the fact that
many important bills failed of conr'.u
bratlon because ot the long filibuster
against the ship purchase bill lt, was
generally understood congress would
bc given a rest and the country a re .
spit* <r*m legislation. It wa* re
garded as extremely probable, how
ever, ? that the sixty-fourth congress
would bo Summoned In October in or
' der to be able to adjourn for the po
Utica! conventions and national cam
puiKU of 1916.
Important measures which died
v/ith,thQ end of congress. along with
th?,ah!Pf purchase bill were the Phil
ippine enlarged self government bill.
. . rural -?re-dlljs IcjriHlattnn^ ih? ?jiu *0
1 prohibit interstate commerce In goods
manufactured by child labor, and the
conservation bills. A resolution which
contemplated an Investigation into
senatorial campaigns in Pennsylvania.
Illinois and other 8tatea, which bad
been recommended ' by a senate com
mittee, also failed.
While much was proposed, very lie.
tie general legislation was carried In
the appropriation bills, most of the
measures ^practically .being cleared of
such provisions by points of order.
The*postoffice bill, which failed to
pass, contained more new legislation
than y any other.
Deform..adjournment congress pro
vided- *?t"JS V5T?l Import**?? Inveatlga.
iloa* to be carried on during recess.
A committee will continue the inquiry
into alleged lobbying in connectloo
wltb the ship purchase Mil, a com
mission will fltndy rural credts legi?.
laUdto and Democrats of the ?enatc
appointed a special committee to reo
orameuti revision ot senate rules with
a . view of wii?b?ishl?g cloture or de
Ibate ?b prevent filibuster*.
T*te appropriations committee to?
day fbegan the work of tabulating the
amount?) of the various bills which
took money treasury during
the session, It will be several da
bfeore an accurate statement ie made
but the total appropriations are es?
mated at about sl.l20.ftdO,O00.
Ttl a Joint resolution which contin
ued the currant poetotSoe appropria.
UOK billa brought forth u protest
from ifttapresefctaUvf! NS ooo, of Tea
aessee. obaimsttn of the postofneo
committee. Vie declared bis oom
roKtce had not bean consulted regard
?the Fading Hours and
?nate, Long Prom
, Stepped Back
a? the Curtain
I Accomplished, Including Revision
System ol the Nation. Stro
the Creation of an Income
United States Senators
\ abandon the bill and that tho Joint ?
r resolution had been put through the ?
[house in his absence.
I "Representatives of railroad inter- ?
I bats and railroad attorneys," he sstd, ?
I "have been scttve at both ends of the ?
I capitol in their efforts to prevent the I
I passage of this bill."
Representative Fitzgerald declared ?
I the decision to abandon the measure fl
I had been reached only ofter it became fl
I apparent that lt could not pasa, and I
I that Representative Moon was fully fl
I cognizant of the circumstances. fl
I , Just before the senate adjourned ?
I resolutions thanking Vice President fl
Marshall for his services ss presiding fl
lofftcer ot the senate were adopted. - fl
"May I be permitted to say,* said fl
the vice president in closing the sea- fl
sion, "that when ,1 came here two fl
years ago, itcwas (.be first time I ever fl
sst my ?toot inside ola l?gislative hall. fl
f know that I have made mistakes, fl
?aaar^someumw _of.Jhe hoad, bt^fl
?thank God. 1 can look you in the face fl
land say tb you that there never hes fl
Hbeen error of the heart." fl
I Several members of the senate, long fl
prominent national figures-among i fl
Hthem Senaotrs Root and Burton, step I fl
Ipcb back into private life a? U10 car- fl
Hain tell. A farewell letter from Sen. fl
Bator Thornton, who has been too lil fl
Hfor several days to be present in the VJ
?senate, was presented by Senator rfl
?Kern. Some of 4he retiring senators fl
?made farewell addresses. <fl
I In the house, the last hour was de- ?fl
?voted , to tributes to Speaker Clark, fl
?Representative Underwood and Re- sfl
?publican Leader. Mann. Representa- hfl
Halve Palmer announced presentation fl
Hot a portrait of Mr. Underwood to bo '?
hung in the hall ot thew, aya and fl
flneans committee. In doing so Mr. Vj
?Palmer said :
fl "There la ho doubt Mr. Underwood *fl
?soon will be the leader in the senate, fl
Brio ia one of the greatest Americans ifl
?of his time." fl
I President Wilson meantime work, j
ed steadily in his room consulting fl
?members of his cabinet, briefly about fl
?each bill and siloed many measures J-\
In quick succession. Among the
most important were the neutrality tfl
resolution passed early this morning, tfl
a resolution giving medals to the "A fl
B C" mediators'for their Work at the jfl
Niagara conference called to settle the ifl
?lispute in Mexico, and thc regular ap- J efl
? Alter his return to the White House I fl
?from the capital President Wilson die-1 <fl
?kated the following statement: fl
"A great congrus has closed Its 1
?sessions. Its work will prove the "fl
purpose sud quality of its statesman- fl
?ship more and more, the longer it ts fl
i "Business has now a time ot calm fl
?and thoughtful adjustment before it. ?
flilaturbed only by the European war. 1
?ilia clrcums' anees crested hy the war I
?but the nation to a special test, a test
of ls true characer and of its self fl
"The constant thought of ever/ pa- *
trlotic man should now. be for the
countrv. its pau?. ita order.. Its just 1
and tem peeredi Judgmen^in the f^e^c< ^
_ (Cbntt?ned on Page FOnrV <
(Uv AI?UCJ?1?KJ Prow.)
PARIS. March 4.-t4:30. p. m.)
tie effvet of burning oil- and oheml
sprayed by the Germans on th*
.. each advanced trenches in tb?
woods of Matancou rt ls described ic
La Liberte bys nurse at the front.
Tbl? new Instrument ot warfare, a
German invention, wes patentju in
The nbs sc Said the soldier victims'
face* war? badly burned, their liinbs
blistered an>f their uniforms charted.
When the hermans began to attack
at nightfall with flaming liquid tits,
drench were Incredulous, but wws
SHOT HERSELF TO DEATH
BEEN DEAD A WEEK
Stenographer of Man Admitting
He is the Possessor of a .
(Ky ABKcisled PIM?.)
NEW HAVE.NV Conn.. March 4.
The body ot Lillian May Cook, a pret
ty 18-year-old Brooklyn stenographer,
for whom the police of three Slates
have been searching for a week, was
found in a lonely psrt or West Rock
Park her8 today. She bad shot her
self to death with a revolver taken
from the office of the Mayo Radia
tor Comoany, of this city, where she
Medical Examiner Scarborough,
who examined the, body, said Miss
Cook apparently hsd been dead a
Twenty minutes after the body had
been found Virginlus J. Mayo arriv
ed upon tbe suene. Mayo ls the man
who brought Miss Cook here from
Brookyn to work In his office and
who. according to the police, has ad
mitted that while he was living with
his wife in this city, he maintained
% home tn Brooklyn for a woman who
formerly occupied a position similar
to that, which Miss Cook held at the
time of her disappearance. Mayo
soot left the scene. Tonight, it was
said at his home that be was not in
ind that it was oot known Where be
igd gone. >.?.': fiji
Tl)B felice ssseuueed ;hat i ?cy had
in Investigation of the ground dis
posed that she shot herself and fell
with the revolver under her. In her
pocketbook was found a poison tablet,
friends ot the girl told detectives
she had threatened to kill herself.
She was in poor health, a ai t?. i
Miss Cook disappeared last Thurs
ley, leaving a note requesting- that
1er jewelry be turned over to her.
noilier. Mayo had offered a reward of
pr>00 for information concerning th
[irl'a whereabouts. Mayo, while ad
nltting, according to the police, that
te was the possessor .of a dual per
oneltty and that Miss Cook formerly
tad been the employee and compa?
?n Of Miss Lois Waterbury, %ho aa
'Mrs. James Dudley," was matntaiu
td In a handsome home by bim in
Brooklyn, denied emphatically that
te knew anything about the wherc
Lbouts of bis stenographer, lt was
tftss Waterbury, who,, according ?to
layo'a story, ls the mother of his two
hlldren and who was his stenograph
r until he, had her moved to Brook
yn. In Mils city Mayo maintained
mother establishment next door to
tia. radiator plant, which ls presided
ver by' his wife.
It Was while Misa Cook wa* en>
tloyed In ?he "Dudley" household
hat Mayo, according to the police
'orsion of the story, first Smot her.
if ter taking a course of stenography
u Brooklyn she came to thl* city
.ml Was installed in Mayo's Office,
ju- jjjj-^- ?hst Mayo sud "j?~6s ?sd
ey" were the same person, the police
jisort. Mayo told his story today af
er he ha? been identified as "Dudley"
ty setieral persona. The medical ex
aminer, who viewed the body ut the
norgue tonight, said that So far as
ie could determine at. thia time,'the
>byslcal condition of Miss Cook waa
torraal when she died.
Ariested on Charges ef Bribery
SIOUX CITY. La.. March S.
george Pierce, chief of police, waa or
el! ted tonight on charges ot bribery,
t ls alleged tho chief bas been In
olloslon with deng la the underworld,
gamblers and bootleggers.
?I !? twi? ??Tc?ugv?or? have ?vi
le nee ot alleged graft against other,
:tty employes ?
i ..... jun., ?i ?rrr"Tr j" < ?
Uncovered that the liquid **? being
ilrected against them, from severs'
Incendiary grenades else were bari
d by German?. The trenches soon
?ere ls flames.
"None of us co nhl escape this tor?
.?nt of fire." one . ?obiter told the
"Ottr clothes flowed wltb oil and
becaAje living torches.
; anira.' vht had to re
ar attack by tbs
ua carnied cu* , with
Storm Signals Ordered Dis
played From Jacksonville to
Fortress Monroe, Va.
(Uy AaaucmtMf ' I*a>?.)
SAVANNAH. Gs.. March 4.-North
east storm signals were ordered dis
played today -along the Atlantic coaat
from Jacksonville, Fla., tb Fortress
Monroe. Va., "by . tho weather bureau
at Washington. Strong northeast '
gales were predicted for tho So I th At
lantic coast within the' next 24 to 3G
hours. The warning from Washing
ton stated that the storm, central yes
terday over Texas, had moved as far
eastward as Louisiana and probably
would continue to advance in that di
rection and would be followed * by
much colder .wcothtr.
DEATH L?ST WILL
REACH NEARLY 180
Belief of Rescue Crews Searching j
Mmes Wrecked by an Ex
HINTON. W. Va.j- March 4.-With
the probability that the death* list
would reach nearly 180. rescue crews
today continued to 'search the Lay
land mines, wrecked by an explosion
Tuesday. Early tonight 27 bodies had
The rescuers believe they hsve
overcome the worst of the debris. Re
covered bodies have, to be carried
some times a mlle "and a half to the
entrance. 4 house to bouse canvass
shows 176'men from Layland entered
the. mine Tuesday, lt Is believed
dosen or more men from surrounding
towns also were working.
3?G BANK FAILS
German National Bank of Pitts
burgh Closed by Comptrol
ler of Currency
(tty Ajmciated Prww.)
- PITTSBURGH, March 4.-The Ger
man National Bank of . ! ittsburgh did.
not open Its doora for business today.
A notice on the door said lt had been
closed by order bf the comptroller ot
Officers and directors .of the bank j
are prominently identified with the1
Plttsbugh Brewing Company, whose!
securities recently bavesuffored heav
ily on the fiitsbugh ?tock exchange
because, it Was sadd, of enactment of
prohibition laws In West Virginia and
extension of local option in eastern
Ohio, territory In which the brewing
company formerly did a large busi
The German National waa organized
in 1904 with a capital of $500.000 and
on December 31 last reported depos
its of $5,024,923.
Carranxa Troops Destroy Two
Coal Mmes of British
(By Axaurimted Hr??..)
EL PASO. Tex., March 4.-Two
coat minea of british ownership In
Coahuila State have been, dynamited
and destroyed by Carranza troops, ac
cording to advices received here to
Official Villa advices ssy Villa
troops have occupied Morella, capital
st MIchoacan State, and are pursuing
?he Carran sa faction. A Carranxa de
feat at Valles, tn San Luis Potosi, in
which ' nearly 5.000 Carranxa troops
were driven back with heavy losses
also was reported.
fear Thieves Rob Womeai? Hold
Up Male Citizens ami Loot
Store io Chicago
(By \-<?-'-j?!e?J Prc'?.)
CHICAGO, March 4.-i-Four thieves
it?le a high powered automobile here
oday sad tor nevera! hours terrorlz
>d widely separated districts of th:
illy. They robbed three women
pedestrians., attacked and attempted
o rob two other women, beld up-two
nate citizen?, and looted a grocery
dong a West Side boulevard, but a
Two motorcycle polio* engaged in
\ running fight with the robbers
ilong a Wcv luMvaroV but
at the roadside apparently
vas the ?n)> i-?o?lm i.I the f-i*Utad?
Phe robbers .*<
ACT ISJ MESS
PROVISION FOR APPOINT
MENT OF BOARD OF RE
VIEW LEFT OUT BILL
.Error of Engrossing Department.
Other News From the Cap
] Sptriat ?o Th? Int-Uimicrr.
COLUMBIA. March 4.-The tax
commission act ls a mess and that is
ali there is to it. What the general
assembly passed and agreed upon af
ter mature deliberation and what is
stipulated tn the journal as being the
law is not in the act that has been
ratified. The whole trouble is that the
senate bill which was agreed . upon
and ought to be the text of tbe rutifted
act is not In the file that ls on record
with the secretary of state. The title
of the bill that is left and which was
evidently used has tills rubber stamp
ed over the title of the boure bill:
"Senate, emends by Btriklng out and
inserting senate bill 233. signed An
drew J. Bethes, president, February
19, 1915." But what ls Inserted in
lieu 1B not inserted-not a word of
Strange ?a lt may appear, there,
prominently tn the fl e of papers of
the original r?cord IB a manuscript
report of the tree conference com
mittee which shows that the amend
ment was agreed' tb, and the senate
amendment was an entirely new and
The. main fact ls that the provision
for the board ot review which was to
have been composed of seven mem
bers, appointed by the governor, was
left out ot the bill by, the engrossing
department through, an error, and this
board of review cann.it be appointed:
The bill as amended in the senate and
agreed to by the house increased the
salary of the chairman of the tax
commission from S2.G00 to 82,500 a
year. That Ute engrossing depart
ment suade sn-tb?r error and Htt th?
salary of the chairman at $2,000. Thc
fact that the board of review waa left
out of the ratified act became known
here today, and those persons who
have been expecting places on this
board will now have to wait until the
law. can be amended at the next ses
sion of the. legislature.
Comptroller General Sawyer has
called the State pension board to.meet
in his office next Wednesday at ll
o'clock for the purpose of passing on
applications and revising the pension
The members of the board, in addi
tion to the comptroller generar are:
Capt. W. A. Edwards, of Chester;
Capt H. J. Morris, of Charleston; D.
R. Flennikeu, of Columbia; Dr. Wil
liam Weston, of Columbia.
Governor Manning, Commissioner
Watson . and State Demonstration
Agent. Long were the principal speak
ers before the con'V renee of tbe South
Carolina secretaries engaged in fair
association work in Columbia this af
ternoon and tonight. The conference
was presided over by J. T. Gibson of
Douala? G. Richardson, a ? jn of
Maj. H. B. RlclV.rdson of Columbia,
iied at the Bentist Hospital h?,r* 'to*
i??ght" Ho ls survlvfi by a wife, who
was Miss Alice CoN,nt, ot Camden,
.nd two email children. The funeral
service will probable be held at Cam
Sen on Saturday.
The bearing -ott the Barnwell Coun
ty dispensary board was concluded
1st?, thia afternoon before Gov. Man
ning in the supreme court room. The
governor took the testlmosy unddr ad
visement and ' wl?? announce lster
Snether he wilt remove the board
President W. M. Riggs o? Clemson
Coll?ge was among thc visitors In th?
city today. Dr. Riggs said work would
soon begin on the V. M. C. A- build
ing at Clemson.
C?vernor Msnnlng has apolntod V,
a. Burler of Richland County a game j !
warden for the State. 1 jj '
<B>- A??ttial?l nr?iO l l
WASHINGTON. March 4. -Official <
reorta to the United States govern
neat describe Intolerable conditions
n Mexico City, where the .populace
s suffering the effects of famtne and
?Ck Of communication with the out
Oas report charges that General
>bregon ls inciting tho people to fake
he law into their own hands to ob
.uln load In ?nde? to forc? a large | ?
?art of the male population into the
farrants arwv. This view of the'sil
tation is credited hy some officials]
i?r* because "of Obrpgnn's wfforto
RUSSIANS CONTINUE PROG
RESS AC AINST GERMANS
IN NORTH POLAND
Relays of Battleships Keep Up
Bombardment Against the
(By AttocUUd J'rvu. )
LONDON, March There has been
litt!?? change in the military or naval
situation in the Inst 24 hours. The RUB
siana continue their progreas against
the Germans in North Poland, and,
according to their official report, are
pursuing und capturing many of the
retreating Austtiana lu eastern Gal
icia and are repulsing with r/avy
losBeB persistent day and night at
tacha of the 'fermante allies tn the
Carpathians. They by no means have,
disposed, however, of any. of the force
It ia the same with the allied fleet
in the Dardanelles: In their bombard
ment -the warships hsve msde unex
pectedly good progress but they still
hsVa the moBt strongly fortified part
of the straits to get through.
Along the western front the French
continue their attacks in Champagne
and the Argonne, but beyond these
the only movement of consequence
has been made north of Arras, where
the Germana captured a newly con?
structed French trench.
Battlea In Ufe east and for posses
rlon of the Dardanelles are considered
to' have a marked bearing on the fu
ture of the war. Having pressed the
Gormans back from Prxasnyss to
warrie nf lava, the Russians are now
exerting their efforts. -md, according
lo their own account* successfully,
to: drive them back in the district
tart lier to the north, from west of
Kovno to west of Grodno, snd st the
same time from in front of Lom sa.
These movements, if successful, might
force the Germans to withdraw from j
in front of Gttsuwei?, which fortress.
they continue tc bombard with their
The Austrians continu? their fierce .
attacks under most disadvantageous '
conditions, owing to the snow and
cold, against the Russian entrench- j,
menta in the Carpathians, while an-I
other ci their armies, confronted with }
strong Russian reinforcements, j s.
falling back In eastern Oalicla.
Relays of battleships keep up an al-.
most continuous bombardment against
th? Dardanelles forts. They have j
cleared the outer strslta sud are at- I
tacking forts which line the narrows'
and which are considered ?.the most '
difficult to deal with.
The destruction of whst the Vfttlah
admiralty calls. Fort No. 9 was a- nec
asesry operstlon before the warships
could move farther into the straus,
ss this fort was designed to protect
one' of the mibe depots of the Dard
anelles. It was built. st the water's
edee on the European aide opposite
?'ape Kephes. <
More important still ls the work be
ing carried out by the French ships
in bombarding from the sea the Saros
Bulair line of forts which stretched
icross the peninsula of Gallipoli at a
[mint whera ic is only Iure? miles
?vide. So long as the guns of the war
?hips command this neck -ot land com
munications between the forts on the
European aide of the ?traits and Coc
ttantlnople are cut off.
One of the mo^l welcome effects of
he bombardment so far aa England ls
conmrne** lei the r?duction in the
arlee of wheat which sold today in the
Bristol market at from 55 tn 58 anil
ines a quarter, as compart*** with 60 1
?hillings and more, less thar, a fort-j
ilaht ago. I
Employers rnd workmen, between
??.hom diff?re a cea have arisen owing
c the tuercas id cost of living and the
lemand of tbs workmen for higher,
wages, arc? Kittling their disputea. AU
he "Clyde, ebginj^ers^ave^stnrned^to
tCOHfi??KD ok P?o?~l^iCr'
? 1 - ~=*
?loc k the relief of an International i
.om mitt ce. ?
All train service with Mexico City
ry way of Vera Crus, except for Hilli
ary purposes, has been suspended,
ta has been telegraphic communica
tion 'with the exception of official.
Ilspatchec. . f*w
Announcement from the state de
triment asid that a dispatch from
"era Crus advised "that conference^
unong the Carrants officials regsiri
ng the settlement of certain differ?
inces bearing on thc closing sot the
?ort of, Progreso nave been unemc
essful and that the pori viii be
ro*?d until further notice."
"TOP ?J?. W
MEANS TURN IN TIDE HAS
COME AND THE WORST
AT THE FRONT
Says French and British Ara El?
bow to Elbow Facias th?
(By Amwciatrd Prca*.)
Frederick Palmer, who le at tho
front In France for the Assoc'?ted .
Press, sends the following:
BRITISH HEADQUARTERS IM
FRANCE, via London, March e.-For
the first time accredited newspaper
correspondents bavo been allowed to
enter thst sons where men in khaki,
speaking English, hold a portion of
the allied linea.
Where the trench crosses the road,
French and British are elbow to ea?
bow facing the Germans. Frenos
peasants and villagers are living anti
working under sholl flre^Vflghhors jp
the British guns, concealed from Geis
man aeroplanes, which shake their
houses as they fire.
One Is impressed with t>e immen
sity of the British resources, the num
ber of motor trucks and the complete
ness and thoroughness of all the
equipment. All food and all supplies
are brought from England, while th?
French bloops are thriving by se?!ln$
English luxuries to the troops,
The French are learning to say
"top dog." That expression was the
one most often heard the drat dsy the
correspondent arrived at the front
from both officers and men. "Top dog
now" says. Tommy Atkins and the
general?. One gets lt id the broad
Scotch, Irish and Cockney accent add
in broken Freecto. H **?rac?te-'f?s
opinion that a turn In the tide bes
come and that the worst is behind.
The British artillery Are. which wes
weaker esrly In the campaign, now
ls stronger alt elong the Une tasa that
of ?be Gerrosne.
One might think frc??u tte stability
of all the appointments thst the Brit
ish had no expectation except fro a
tong war; yet the universal opinion ls
thst the fall will se? viotory end the
One ls surprised at the excellence of
the aeroplane service, when lt ts real
ized that the corps is only three years
old. This is not due to the superior
(lying of the British airmen, but to the
thoroughness ot their equipment and
mechanical department 'and the pro
aigality of the expenditure for all nec
essary assistance sad resources.
Everything hut the actuar manufac
ture of the engines is being don? at
the front. The British aviator seems
keenly to enjoy the maneuvers and tho
chance to chase ga encniy machine.
The official medical corps rjtowed
the correspondent charts ot the sick
ness among the soldiers which ls lesa
than that among the troops at home,
lesplte Ute strain the meo are under
when they take their turns in the
renclies. This is due tb the giving tn
the men of all the wholesome food
they can eat and plenty of exercise
when they are out of the trenches and
informing all sanitary regulations
sith the strictest discipline. "As
Colonel Corsas met tho health prob
?me on the Panama Canal, so we met
ind conquered those In this hind of
var." a medical corps officer sa?d. A
>rlgadier general pointed ont places
where the positions os both, sides, ri*
ipite the attacks snd counter attat
rs re the same as last October and
there there might es well have been
in understanding to rest tor the
rioter and start tn the spring, when
he ground has drted out. Yet, tboush
lead from attacks Ile between the
ronches, even close to the parapets,
he Germans will, not agree to aa
irtnistJce to bury them, the. ofllcer
One heard much tn England pf tho
int o of the Germana for the Rngllah.
?ut here at the front no hate sesmlng
y is evidenced by the British.'"The
Jerman bates us recant* we are go
ng to be tbe top dog." Tommy Atkins
From the commauder-tn-chiof down
imple living and the duty of keeping
rall are rales rigidly followed. Field
tambal Sir John French, tbe British
oeamander. occupies a bfeuse. He ls
addy and alert and bears ho sign of
he strain of the last eight month?.
UH office Is the irawina room. Dia
ler at hesdqoartere one finds much
Ike Ute dinner of the English mess la
England,-the talk running on other
abjects than the war aa a relaxation
or the officers. It is hard to realise
rar ls so nearby.
Jowls Enjey Perfeet gaiety.
WASHINGTON, Marsh ?\-Assur
nce that the Jewish population ot
.alestlno "enjoy perfect safety."
?ven in on officio I cohuna a ?coUao
rar, Constantinople dated Matv
?ade public here tonight by the Turk?