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NEW SERIES, VOL. 1, NO. ?. W??kly. l?tobU??e* 18?; Dal?* Jan. 18, !'./.<.
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ANDERSON, S. C.,
MORNING, MA\32, 1914.
PRICE $1.50 THE YEAR,
FIVE CITIZENS AND
SHOT TO DEATH
Police Believe Man Became Sud
denly Insane Because of
(By A?<xi?te<l Pre*?.)
BRUNSWICK, Ga., Mar. 6.-Armed
with an automatic, shotgun. Monroe
Phillips, M real estate and timber
dealer, ran amuck in the business dis
trict here today, killed flve citizens,
wounded 32 and wfrs himself shot
dead. Of the wounded Gunner Tolnas.
a bank collector, and Ernest Mc
Donald probably will die. The dead
Harry F. Dunwoody, prominent at
William M. Hackett, undertaker.
R. M. Doaver, policeman.
L,. C. Padgett, former policeman.
George W. Asbell, motorman.
Monroe Phillips, real estate and
The polie? believe that Phillips be
came suddenly insane because of al
leged financial difficulties.
It was at the busiest hour of the
day that Phillips, carrying a shotgun,
. entered tho office of Harry P. Dun
woody a lawyer, against whom he is
said to have cherished ill feeling, and
killed him. Phillips then shot Albert
M. Woy, who _ was In Dunwoody's of
probably will recover.
Walking calmly from the . office,
Phillips faced a crowd which had been
attracted by the firing. Without a
word he suddenly began shooting in
to tho throng and a wibi stampede for
shelter followed. R. M. Denver, a po
liceman, was killed when he attempt
ed to arrest the crazed man. Phillips
continued to fire on everybody in
sight until he was shot down by E.
C. -Butts, an attorney, more than half
an hour after Dunwoody had been kill
ed. Butts had been wounded before
he killed Phillips. .
Tho wounded were taken to the
local hospital, every ward being filled
and overy physician in the city was
called out to-dress the wounds.
Phillips had been a resident of
Brunswick about 12 years and had
been involved in considerable litiga
tion in local courts. It was stated he
recently lost considerable money in
real estate transactions and had had
dealings with Mr. Dunwoody. He
owned several tracts of land near
Mr. Dunwoody was'one of the most
prominent cozens of Brunswick.N He
at one time was mayor and also had
served in the Georgia legislature as a
representative and a State senator.
Ho was a nephew of Justice S. C.
Atkinson, of the state Supreme Court.
INDICTED ON ~
HOLD UP CHARGE
Manager of Paint Co. Charged
With Attempt to Rob Em
ployes of $9,500
(Ur AjMciateri Prww.)
.NEW YORK, March 8.-Phillp TV
white, manager of the paint ?at*l>!!*h
III?ai of John W. Maeury ?T Son in
Brooklyn, waa.held today In $10.000
bail to answer, three Indictments
secretly returned against him by
the King's County grand Jury, charg
ing him with attempted robbery, at
tempted grand larceny and assault In
connection with the attempt to hold
up and rob two employes ot the
Sackett & Wilhelms Company of 19,
600. August 7 last.
His employers asserted their belief
in his innocenta and said they were
arranging to obtain ball for hl*w
Thomm H. Dally, ? chauffe?T, lc
nut on 15,000 ball under a ?barge of
being implicated In the attempted
robbery. White's arrest was said to
be /lae to a statement from Daily.
Lon IB Goldstein, assistant district
attorney of Ktag'o County, ?aid today
tbat be had been investigating a hold
up on June S last tn the Maaurr plant
very similar to the attempted robbery
at the Sackett * Wilhelms plant. Two
employes were robbed of a bag con,'
raining $3,500. Mr. Goldstein said
that White was downstairs ta tbs
Maaury plant when7 the robbery ol
Pfare Destroys Cotton Platfernu
MONROE. N. C., March ?.-Fir?
here last night destroyed th? local
cotton platform containing more than
860 bales of cotton. Freight cara and
other nearby property also destroyed
brought the loss up to $50,000.
New York City
Bring* Death to One Man and
Causes Many Minor Acci
(By Associated Preea )
NEW YORK. March G.-Winter's
heaviest snowstorm swirled Across
New York todav. bringing death to one
man and causing many minor acci
dents. When the storm had swept
oustv.'urd tonight u??c? p?uy?ug havoc
with steam vehicle and foot trafile,
the weather bureau announced that
five and one-fifth inches of snow had
fallen, but it was melting 'Vapidly.
' Blinded by the snow. Anthony Mel
loria. 25 years old. walked in front of
a train at Passaic. N. J., and was
killed. Many persons suffered frac
tured limbs, cuts and bruises in acci
<i->nts on streets and sidewalks.
Tonight 150,000 men are cleaning
Announces Probable Retirement.
PANAMA, March 6.-Major. General
George W. Goethals, governor of the
Panama Canal Zone, in a speech to
night at the annual banquet of the So
ciety of the Chagres, announced his
probable retirement as governor with
in a year. Ho seid he bAd requested
that he be relieved in /ivor of a
younger man and that the request un
doubtedly would be granted.
FORTY-SEVEN ARE ?
Coal Minera Spend Four Days
and Nights in Darkness With
out Food or Drink
(By A-odrtaJ Pren.)
HINTON, West Vs.. March 6.
Forty-seven miners were rescued alive
today from the workings of the Lay
land miiies of the New River and Po
cahontas Consolidated Coal Company,
wrecked by an explosion Tuesday.
For four '?'ays and four nights they
had been without food qr drink.
Rescuers who entered mine No. 3
tore a brattice work to let in fresh
air. and found five men who selsea
and kissed them. The survivors were
able to walk to the mine entrance un
Continuing the search, the rescuers
encountered another brattice about
500 yards beyond.* In entry No; 10
they found 42 men a ll we. The miners
were carried to the entrance.
Tonight 53 men. Including those
found -today, had been rescued alive;
85 bodies had been recovered and 30
or more unaccounted 'for.
Rescue parties entertain little hope
that the missing men are' alive.
Striking Miners Will
Stand by Their Chiefs
; (By Aaoociatad Presa.)
WHEELING. West V.. March 6.
When told by their leaders that they
need not expect an increase in bene
fits but might receive a decrease, the
miners of the fifth Ohio subdistrict,
who have been on strike ll months,
voted almost unanimously in their
convention here tod*)* to stand by
Financial affairs of the United
Mine Workers of America arn in .a
bad condition, according to Former
State Senator William Green, of Ohio,
who Is secretary-treasury of the or
Plead Not Guilty
(By AttNlfttad Pru?.)
NEW YORK. March fl.- Frank
Aharno and Carmine Carbone - will
plead not guilty, according to their
counsel, when they are arraigned be
fore .fudge Swann Monday on the In
dictment charging them with attempt
ing last Tuesday to set off bombs In
St, Patrick's Catastral. "We will base
our defense on the contention that oar
clients are the victims of a police
conspiracy or 'frame-up/ " said the
o Guilty of Harder. vs
o Special to The Intelligencer. o
o GREENWOOD, March 6.-Gull- o
o ty oLjaiurder was the verdict re- o
o turned by the Jury v. S.-10 this o
o afternoon against All, rt Toltfrt, o
o the Panela MIR ope. ?tor who o
o confused to staying hts wife at o
o their homo it. the mill village o
o hera on December 19 last o
GENERAL CARRANZA MAY
PERMIT FOOD TO REACH
OUT AT TAMPICO
Twenty-Nine Cases in Hospital
and Eight Deaths Occur in
Last Three Days
(By Aiwofiat?*! Prew.)
WASHINGTON. March 6. Encour
aging advices indicating that General
Carranza might heed representations
of (he United States and direct Gen
eral Obregon to permit food and sup
plies to reach Mexico City where fam
ine has been threatened were receiv
ed late today hy the state depart
ment. The situation, however, still
was described as grave.
Another disturbing element in the
general situation reported to the state
department was tiV outbreak of an
epidemic of smallpox at Tampico.
Twenty-nine ases are in the hospital
and eight deaths have occurred with
in the last three days. Consular dis
patches say it is not known how many
cases have not been officially Report
With the expected attack on Tam
pico by the Villa forces and the S?
rlval of thousands of Carranza* rein
forcements conditions in. the seaport
are becoming almost as un co ni for -
table for the foreign colony as in
In tho Mexican capital foreign dip
lomats are exerting every influente
possible to persuade General Obregon
to accept the proffered aid of an in
ternat loaa4?-relief - committee - which
raised 250,000 pesos to buy food and
supplies for the needy.
During the day some of the foreign
diplomatists here received messages
from thejr representatives in Mexi
co City indicating that the diplomatic
corps was d?sirions of leaving- One
message said the diplomats had de
cided to leave in a body and asked
that arrangements be made for the
care of diplomatic interests by con
sular officers remaining.
A somewhat similar message waa
received by the Swedish minister here
from his government at Stockholm.
He called on Secretary Bryan. After
the conference he said he would ad
vise that the Spanish legation be
maintained tn Mexico City.
It was learned that if the Washing
ton government is making efforts to
better conditions in the Mexican cap
ital tho diplomats would 1 content
A Btream of diplomatic inquiries
'poured into the state department to
day concerning conditions in Mexico
City. The French ambassador stated
that in a dispatch he had received
from hta legation in the Mexican, cap
ital conditions were described as ex
Some of the diplomatists conferred
on their dispatches and the uniform
opinion was that affairs in Mexico
City were rapidly growing intolerable.
State department officials said no
messages had been received from the
Brazilian minister at Mexico City to
day but on Vera Cruz advices they
based hopes that Carranza would in
struct Obregon to permit the interna
tional relief committee to take ch rge
of the situation.
President Wilson discussed the gen
eral situation with Secretary Bryan
but pending the outcome of the rep
resentations to Carranza no further
step has been planned.
More Than 15,000
Threaten to Strike
(By Awm-intM Pro??.)
CHARLESTON. West Va., March
6.-More than l?.000 miners in' the
New River coal field threaten tn
strike. Tnt conference committee re
presenting miners and 'operators ad
journed their sessions today without
reaching an agreement. Tive wage
agreement now in effect expires
March 31. The* operators declined tn
make a statement, -but it is reported
they refuewd to make concessions to
the miners and that the miners have
thus fir refused to recede from any
of the^' demands.
Hill War Correspondent.
NEW YORK. Maren 6.-Charles H.
Grasty, former controlling owner ol
the Ballimore Sun, and untlUrecently
vice president of tho Associated
Press, sailed today on the steamer
New York for London where he will
t>in tbs Associated Press staff as wsr
I C?ptala Taemas Dead,
J ATLANTA. Ga.. March ?.-James
omas, cant, a ot the Beaure
gard rifles or Louisiana in th? war
between the States, died st bis home
here today. He was 77 yearn old. Mr.
Thomas wa* born In Alexandria, Va,
STEAMSHIP VpTH NEARLY
THREE HUNDRED PERSONS
ON BOARD AFIRE
FIRif IS FIERCE
On Board is 139 Rapid-Fire Guns
and 4,594 <&ses of Cart
(tty Aa^oA?l Pre?).)
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o LONDON. Ma* 7.-11:03 a. m.) o
o -A further message from the o
o steamship La Tpuralnc. received o
oat Queenstown, says that theo
o steamer Rotterdam ls standing o
o by prepared to -render every as- o
o s?stanee, including the transfer of u
o passengers if necessary. Wireless o
o messages have ?peen sent out to o
o the steamers Arabic. Cornish- u
o man, Swanmore. and Stanford o
o saying that their assistance is o
o not now required. o
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LONDON. March^6.-(In:20 a. m.
Tu? steamship Lay -jouraine is afire at
latitude 48.06 norm and longitude
20.14 west, according to a wireloss
received here. Five steamers have
gone to her assistance, the message
Th wireless wasircKelved by Lloyds
from tlie statiom : ' Valencia, Deland.
The steamers Rotterdam, Swanmore.
Cornishman,' Arabic gfrft-pth-^rs wf-r^
mentioned as having gone to aid the
La Tou raine.
A message from Queenstown says
that thc fire on La Touraine is
"fierce.'' Otherwise this message is
a repetition of the one received by
Lloyds from the wirless station at
Valencia. i ?
Touraine, a steamer of 3.37S
tons, under Captain Caussin, is one
of the older trans-Atlantic liners,
having been built in 1891. She has
played an interesting role in oceun
travel. She arrived in New York on
October 28. 1913. with 42 persons
which she rescued from the L .'a ni mu
liner Vol turno, which burned at sea
with the loss of 132 lives. Captain
Caussin was one ot Mu first com
manders of rescue steamers to get a
boat over in the heavy sea to aid in
the rescue work. The captain und
crew were decorated with medals' for
their bravery on that occasion.
It wsB the captain of La Touraine
who warned the lllfated Titanic of
the presence of icebergs in her
Once before La Touraine was
threatened by.fire. Flames were dis
covered in the staterooms while she
lay at her dock in Havre January 21,
1903. The,damage was not serious.
She was withdrawn from service
for a time in 1907 because of serious
damage to her machinery. The dis
covery was made just before sho was
due to sail from New York. On an
other occasion a member of her crew
was killed by the bursting of a steam
When the European war began the
entire carrying capacity of La Tour
aine was reserved for Americans
struggling for passsge home from
Franco. She arrived in New York
December 18, 1914. 3? hour? overdue
because of hurricanes sim encounter
ed. H'gh sea? swept her decks while
the passengers were battened down
The steamer ls 520 feet long with n
beam of 56 feet and a depth of 34.8.
NEW YOLK. March ?.-When La
Touraine sailed from this port last
Saturday she lind aboard. 01 passeng
ers ot whom 38 were ih the first cabin
and the remaining 43 In the steerage.
The stcau-er has a crew of 20C. The
vessel wa? one ot six big liners to
leay* this port the same day, the
sailings being the heavies', recorded
here for some time.
At tho local offices of tb1) French
line today it was aald that ao addi
tional information regarding La Tou
raine was expected before Monday
sod the office was closed for the us
ual Saturday half imMday.? Aa uncon
firmed private message from abroad
said all the passengers and crew were
On board La Touraine were 4.594
cases of cartridges intended for ose
in the European war.
Stored away In the vessel's bold
wiu'.i she left was tuc ummnnition
which caused keen apprehension as
to the vessel's fete when lt became
known that fire was raging aboard.
While no record was kept *? . to tho
tonnage of thi? portion of the c.-irgo,
it was estimated that tJv. shipment
contained at the very toast half amil
(CONTINUED ON LAST PACE.)
WILL NOT HAVE I
GOVERNOR MANNING WILL
ONLY EMPLOY HELP
BOARD NAMED FOR
L. L. Bultman, of Columbia, Ap
pointed Dispensary Auditor.
S|?tinl Ul Th* IiitrlHgwcrr.
COLUMBIA, March 6.-Governor
Manning this afternoon appointed the
members of the boam of the Old
Soldiers' Home as follows: H. E.
Thompson, of Columbia, a railroad
engineer; S. E. Welsh, of Charleston,
a Confederate vetoran and business
man; J. Wash Drummoud, of Lang
ford, u farmer.'
Tlie other two jiembers of the board
are ex-offlclato namely. Senator G.
K. Laney, o? Chesterfield; and Re
presentative E. W. Lyles, of Spartan
burg, chairman, respectively, of the
military committees of tho senate and
house. The board will elect n super
intendent for the home.
"I will not have u legal adviser"
said Governor Manning thin morning
in ' reply to a question from a news
paper man. He said that he would
get help whenever necessary, but
hire a regular adviser. The recent
legislature gave tho governor an ap
propriation of $2.000 for this purpose.
Governor Manning today directed \
Adjt. Gen. W. \V. Moore to collect all
government property-in thc hands of
?h*.?iukvai militia, and inuater out all
the present organizations. He direct
ed thc adjutant general to muster in
to servite four battalions of naval
mll'tl? and the adjutant general took
the necessary steps to carry this or
der Into effect.
Gov. Manning this morning appqlnt
? ed L. L. Bultman of Columbia, dis
j pensary auditor vice Mose H. Mobley,
whose term has expired. Mr. Bult
man announced that his assistant
would be Albert S. Fant of Belton.
Colonel Oscar W. Babb of Laurens,
is the present assistant dispensary
The ofilce of dispensary auditor ls
for four years and pays a salary of
$166.65 per month. Thc sssistant gets
a salary of $150 per month and the
stenographer a salary of $.">2 per
Tlie act creating the State board
of charities and corrections does net
take effect until April 1st. This board
ls composed of Dr. George B. Crom
er of Newberry, Rev. ii. T. Cody, and
L. O. Patterson both of Greenville,
lt. H. King of Charleston. Prof. D.
D. Wallace .of Spartanburg. The
beard will elect a secretury and an
Governor Manning returnod late
last night from ('ninden, where ho
accompanied thc romains of the Jato
Douglas G. Richardson for burial.
The governor spent the morning In
his office transacting business and
lett this afternoon for his home In
Sumter to spend the week-end. He
will return to Columbia on Monday
Among the callers at the gover
nor's office today was Mr. K. E. Wy
lie, the president ot tho Lancaster
News. Mr. Wylie said Lancaster was
moving along and not contemplating
This waa ?h* first time that Mr. Wy
lie had called at thc governor's of
fice in fou* years. His last visit
was during the administration of
Gov. Blease and on that occasion he
carno lo got a commission for Jpdge
Ernest Moore a? special judge, that
being before Mr. .Moore was elected
to the bench.
! Preparing to Meet
(By Aiwor?l*! IV O
PARIS. March' 7.- .(1:2.'. n. m.)
The ministry of war announces that
on account of the situation in th?
Dardanelles and to meet every even
tuality, the government has decided to
concentrate in North Afriaa an ex
peditionary force which win bs ready
to pnt to sea a*, the first sign that
lt is needed and be directed, to the
point where its presence-ta required.
Hay Fight Sa Havaaa.
I HAVANA, March 0.-According to
Jack Curley, th? prise fight promoter,
all doubts concerning a champion
ship bnttle in Havana between Jnck
Johnson and Jes? Willard have vir
tually been eliminated by agree
ment of all the conflicting interests.
The only possible obstacle to tbs
fight taking place here, according to
Curley, is the acceptance of terms by
Willard, and this Curley said h? ex
. pected to receive, tomorrow.
Correspondents Dwell Upon In
sistence With Which Italy is
Apt to Press Demands on
(By Akaoristril Prm.v)
MICKI,IX. via London. Murch C <9:45
p. m.).-The Ha lian situation is oc
vuioinK the attention or scrlour mind
ed public men. Many noWFpapers
print lopg dispatches from their Rome
correspondents, who du- ll upon the
insistence with which Italy is apt to
press demands for territorial comptli
satfon for possible Austrian paint; in
Tho feeling here is that Germany
undoubtedly would Ilk? to see the dis
cussion of the matter taken up be
tween its two allies, but lt is held that
Austria must first wait to boar from
Austria's attitude in case such de
mands aro made ls problematical. A
few weeks ago it seemed as if any
suggestion along this line would be
met with a flat refusal to cede an inch
of Austrian territory, no matter by
what euphoniuB phrase, such' as
"frontier regulation," it might bo de
signated. Now, however, there are
signs that Austria is more inclined
to enter Into the resolution.
One Policeman Dead, Two Mor
tally Wounded and Three
Slightly Injured Result -
(By Aiworiatinl Pt cm.)
WILMINGTON, Del.. March 6.-One
policeman dead, two mortally wound
ed and a fourth officer and two citi
zens slightly Injured was the reBult
of a running pistol battle hero today
with two desperadoes who were try
ing to escape arro?? aH suspicious
characters. Both were raptured after
one had b<jen slightly wounded.
Tonight the two men were removed
to tho county workhouse at Newcastle
to prevent a possible attempt by
friends of the policemen to lynch
Thc police Died to arrest tho men
sfter a pawnbroker had given notice
that they had attempted bo pawn, two
The men gave their names as Peter
KrakUB. 30 years old, and Charles
Moras. 20. The police charged that
the former tir.-d the shots that took
AVERAGES 67 1-2
MILES PER HOUR
D. Reata Captares 300.30-MQe
Vanderbilt Cup Rae? al San
(By AoMirmtnl HfTna.)
SAN FRANCISCO, March 6.-D.
Resta, driving car No. 9, in which he
won last Saturday the Grand Prix,
captured today the 300.30-mile Van
derbilt cup race over the course of
the p?jMfOia-Pacific exposition in
what ls paid to have been one of the
most thrfllJng contests ?ver run In
this classic. His limo was four
hours 27 minutes and 37 ; econds. He
maintained an average of 67 1-2 miles.
Howard Wilcox. No. 26, was second
in four hours 34 minutes and 36 sec
onds; Eddie Pullen third, four hours
35 minutes and 37 ' seconds, and
Ralph DePuIma. No. 22. fourth, time
four hou .s 39 minutes and seven sec
JKitu Cook Alone PtsaeaNible.
NEW HAVEN, Co^n., Msrch 6.
Coroner Mix said today he had com
pleted his investigation on* the sui?
cide of Lillian May Coo!- and would
report Monday that she alone was re
sponsible for her death.
FRICTION BETfTEKN CAR
KANZA AM? C03LYAMDKB
(By AatocUtad Prate.)
VERA CRUZ. Mex. March 2 -(via
New Orleans, March o.).-Friction be
tween General Obregon, in charge at
Mexico City, and General Carra?as is
reported here, because of the alleged
failure of Carranza to support Ob
regon in his recent decree assigning a
special tax on everyone in Mexico
City. <U is Said that Carra?** has
given Ohregon ordern to evacuate the
capital ' whenever he believed lt nee
THREE BRITISH WAR VES
SELS ATTACK FORTS ON
OFFENSIVE IN EAST
Statement From German Gener?
? al Staff Reports Capture of
intercut In the world war ls divided
largely between the operations In the
eastern theatre, where fighting of a
more or less violent n aturo is pro
ceeding through the territory font
northern Entsetan Poland to the Car
pathians and the bombardment ot the
Dardanellen strongholds by tbe silted
(fleet, which has met with further
successes, according to the British
admiralty. Th? engagements tn
France and Belgium ure characterised
by lively fighting, but no vital an
nouncement 1B forthcoming from that
Reports from various sources In
dicate that the Russisns heve assum
ed the o?enstve in- most of the opera
tion? in the eaatern territory. In
the extreme north they are still ham
mering away with tho Idea ot driving
the Germans back to Bast Prussia
and tbe Istest Petrograd official state
ment claims that the Russians bara
forced the Germans back somewhat
at simuo and in tbe district of Lcl
pouny. They also claim to have dis
lodged the Germans from .a command?
lng height west of the road from,
Stawlski to Lomxa. A German officia* .
statement says the northeast <
Przasnyss a Russian attack broke
down with heavy losses tc ;.he latter
and that northwest of Poland a Rus
sian attack also wac repulsed.
Further south In central Poland the
Russians are making another vigor
OUB attack on the center of the in
The allied forces and English fleet*
are makiag progress in. their attack
on the fortifications of tho Dardanel
les, according to th? British' admiralty
and unofficial reports. It ls officially
announced that an attack on the prin
cipal forts on the European side of.
the narrows was opened .Friday by
three British war vessels. Two
of the forts were damaged and
the magazine of a third was blown
up. These forts are characterized as
? the strongest along the entire water
The British battleships Queen Elis
abeth and Prince George and the bat
I tie cruiser Inflexible, with liclr
eight 15-inch and their ?tosen 12-Inch
guns, yesterday attacked the principal
forts on the European side of the nar
rows in the Dardanelles. Two of tho
forts were damaged and the magasine
of a third wes blown up. Guarding
the narrowest part of the straits from
the European ?side, they are believed
to be the strongest forts along the
entire waterway although those op
posite almost equal them.
One fort. Indicated on the admiralty
maps as "L," has two 14-Inch guns
that could scarcely reach the Queen
Elizabeth which fired 29 rounds from
her 15-inch weapons by Indirect Ore
and bad the ad /*nta*fo o', aeroplanes
to aid her gunners. Thc other two
torts have three ll-inch guns and
some smaller cannons.
Cruisers continue attacks on the
fortifications alona th? cosst of Asia
Minor, from Besika. near the entrance
to the Dardanelles, to Smyrna, doubt
less to prevent reinforcements being
sent to the straits where there are
many Turkish troops with whom the
marines landed to complete destruc
tion to the forts at tbs entrance to the
t traits have been tn contact. It was
in the land fighting that the allies suf
fered casualties, according, to tho
British report, of 19 killed, 25 wound
ed end three missing. The Turks,
however, place the British casualties
at a higher figure. \?
A Turkish official statement, how
ever, refers to "yesterday's (Fri*
day's)" failnre in reporting the situa
tion and DJavid Bey. Turkish minis
ter of finance, who ls in Berlin, stat
ed thy. up,to Saturday the attack by
the allied fleet ?had met with ao auc
cess. He added that Turkey had 250.
000 troops osx the Gallipoli peninsula.
Cruisers from the allied fleet ar? con
tinuing their attacks along the coast
of Aisa Minor from Besika to Smyrna,
and Vice Admiral Slr Richard Pei rsc.
has brought up his "East fabian Beet
and undertaken the bombardment st
the fortification at Smyrna.
In the west, the French eisten to
have inflicted a serious cheek upon
the Germans north ot Arra**, about
Notre Dame de Lorette. In Cham
pagne, northwest ot Bsausejour. a
German counter attack baa been re
pulsed. The French war oflJce claims
that progress made by th*'allies ut
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