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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,
SURRENDER OF P?1ZEMYSL
ENDS LONG IMPORTANT
Cracow Now the Only Important
Fortified Town tn Galicia Re
maining in Austrian Hands
PETROfiRAD. March 22.- Th.? Aus
trian darr: rm of Przomysl capitulat
ed toh'.Y tc the Invoking Itr.Fsian
This is tito ending of a len.;; selge
which ia regarded hero as of very
greuf Importance, it give? .Russia
control over nearly all ot eastern
Galicia, and relieves thc Russian army
which hah Lc?:i besieging the city for
service elsewhere. >
Nothing since tho capture of Lem
berg and the Vctorfous sweiip of the
Russian army throng?! Galicia in the.j
early day? of tho war has aroused
an equal degree of enthusiasm. Tre
mendous excitement aud interest pre
' The Fortress' fate has been Inevi
table ever since th?: failure cf the
las? Austrian attempt to drive south
ward for ita relief. .
There have been daily evidences of
a shortage of.'provisions :ind reports
regarding ravages and disease have,
reached besiegers from limo to time.
Gradually thc lin?v? about Hie city
arfi drawn tighter, and until within
the last fortnight tin? f.-asslnu line
men were wjthtu rarigc of the oate.
works. Tnc Russian art il lor)1 pounded
the fortu Ccaslessly.
The Austrian sortie on last Satur
day proceeded by Bitch extravagant
us? nf ammunition by artillery as to
Itiave tho impression that the/ hesefg
. ed?, army, waa, at thc end'of tt? re
sources and desire.! to. consume the
remainder of its ammunition plSor to
'Although Przmysl lins boen elimi
nated aa a positive menace to tho
Russian troops operating In Galicia
sihee it \yaz isolated, aud surroended
last October, lt waa always a potential
source or danger. Many stubborn bat
tits nave been fought by beseigers
with portions of the garrison which at
tempted to reak through tho invest
ing line , to Join the relief column
Urbich was occasionally pushed with
in twenty-five miles of the city.
It is believed hero the next iuioor
tant development is Galicia will bo
a new Russian advance toward Cra
cow, the Austrians having been vir
tually driven out of the territory us
far Bout h ward as thc Carpathians.
The garrison surrendered without
. Iioiillng of thc flag over tho for
tresB caused little surprise It was
generally known that the garrison
wa? without /nod and ammunition. <
Tho war office adviceu report that
niue Austrian generals more than
threa hundred-officers and fifty thous
and men were taken.
Only One Left.
With the fall or Przmysl the only
important fortified town In Galicia,
which still remains in Austrian hands,
is Cracow in northwestern Galicia,
close to the Gorman border. The
siege of Przomysl began In the earl ly
days of the war. It has been bitter
and relenteSs' since the start.
Several attempts were made by the
Austrians to relieve the fortress. They
failed. The-latest relief attempt was
mado a short time ago. Early in the
war', the Russian offensive campaign
as outlined unofficially, contemplated
an invasion cf Germany through. E-ist
Prussia, on the north, and Silesia, by
way of Galicia on the Louth. The Rus
sians succeeded in penetrating Gallcia,
but tho Austrians by holding. Prczem
ysl and Cracow, blocked their at
tempts to cross thc S'.lession border.
Tho Austrian garrlaon defended the
city with determination and during
the earlier months of the siege in
flicted considerable losses on the Ru<
n'.nns by frequent sorties. v.
The only moana of communication
'with the "outside rrorld was by wire
less and ?eroptapes.' Prxmysl ,,W*e
well .-.tocked with ammunition and
provisions when tho. siege began, bot
there have been Indications recently
that unger was an effective ally of tho
Fassiafts. lt was reported that ne*'o
pians wore making daily flights to
Prxemysl with eargcos or provisions.
Last week tho Russians brought
down an Austrian aeroplane sa'd to
be laden with tinned .beef for Prxem
Pood Shortage Canned Surrende/. .
VIENNA, March 22,- Official com
munication states that Prxemysl was
forced through a shortage of food to
capitulate, lt ?aid with only throe
days rations, lof? tho Austrians en;.
doavor od. to rcak through tho besieg
ing litte/. Arter seven hours of bottle
they were'Compelled to retreat behind
the ' line ?of- forts. Three .days .Inter, j
having destroyed fortifications, guns j
and ammunition they surrendered.
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1 Asks for Explanation.
rc THE HAGUE, March 22.-The
rc Netherlands government, after a
o meeting of the state council, held
o today, forwarded a telegram to |
o Berlin asking for an explanation fo
o Berlin askiug /or an explanation
o for the action of the German sub
o marine in taking forcible posses
o tdon of the Butch steamers But
ti avaler Fifth and Zaunstroom.
o oo ooo oo oooonoo o oo<
S"ow Slide Sweeps Away Bun!
Houses of Miners at Van
VANCOUVER, March 22.-FIR
miners were killed and 0 injured tc
day by a snow slide which swept awa;
several *bunk houses at Britanni
minc. Howe Sound. British Columbh
NEAR THE COAS1
Villa and Carranza Follower
Preparing for Great Battle in
WASHINGTON; March 22.-Report
to the state department and Mexlca
agencies Imlay continued to indicat
that the Villa and Carranza forces ar
massing near the coast in norther
Mexico for what may be the most de
clBlve battle fought sim o Huerta wa
overthrown. The department reppi
from Laredo, dated March 20, ind:
bated that a large Villa force is e
route to attack Nucvolarodo. It wa
Baid that Mattamores is being attacl<
ed an?l that <'amargo was burn int
Tampico advices, dated March-19, sal
that the Carranza forces re "retreat
ing to Victoria and that the Viii
forces are marching on Victoria.
This ls thought to mean that at leaf
a considerable part of" the Tampio
garrison had marched inland to jot
thc. army assembling that is to met
thc oncoming Villa troops. The sam
department dispatch said R is repon
ed that approximately. 2500 Amori
can citizens are in Tampico and man
OF 50,000 MEf"
For the U. S.-Orgar -zation Noi
Being Begun by the De
WASHINGTON, March 22.-Tho ot
ganizat.'ou of a new naval reserve
authorized at the last session of cor
gr ess, has just beep' begun by th
navy department, circular letters ba\
lng been sent out to former enllate
men to induce them to enter the n
It ls roughly estimated tha't ther
ar? about 50,000 former enlisted mc
who are eligible for reenlistment a
reservists. Soeclai stress will, b
laid io the letters on the advantage
In the way of pay in the reservi
amounting to as much as one*thlr
of one-half cf the sea pay of th
former navy men who have seen*' a
much as 16 to 20 years active sei
MAY NOT ALLOW
Damage Done by Federal Troop
in South Dering War May
May Not Be Paid for
WASHTNTON. Maren 22.-Claim
aggregating fourteen million dollar
many of them gowing out of damag
done by F?deal troops in the ao?t
during the Clvfl war, will be throw
ont if - the court ot claims jiusUir
the in tort.rete t lon which the depar
ment of juitleo placed on the provis
lona r.t the Omnibus claims bill, past
cd at tire last congress.
The" department bases '.Ri posltlo
on the section of the new law wale
provides that hereafter the'court'<
claims shall aoi have jurisdlctio
over acy oisim against the Unit?
States government glowing out <
property damage, usc of atores, soi
plies or occupation, of real e date li
military, naval forces of tho Unite
Sutes during the Civil War or ov<
"any claim now toured by nrou'sfoc
bf any law of the United States."
Counsel far claimant* baa been tit
tlflt<d of this ruling. The courtt ar
?*toeo?ed fo render a decision. Pene
lug the dec?alo-. . the department ot
vsred inls field agents to suspend ii
vcMlgntton of ail capes involved.
PETROGRAD, PARIS AND
LONDON REJOICING OVER
CAPTURE OF WAR
Situation Around German Port at
Memel in the East Mott
LONDON, March 22.-Petr rad.
Paris and London are celcbratii the
Przesmysl surrender tonight, .o
grad and Paris in a spontaneous man
ner characteristic, or those citieB and
London with silent, grim satisfaction.
The newspapers assert that thc fort
ress' fall markV the moBt important
capture of tho war. not excepting:
It is argued tho moral c.Teet will bo
tremendous. The allies declare it will
stimulate feeling in their favor . in
Rumania and Bulgaria, just as 'the
Dardanelles operations are causing
agitation in Greece and Italy.
The Italian embassy at London is
without confirmation of the reported
stopping of freight iradi; batween
Italy and Germany, via Switzerland.
Nothing of very great importance is
recorded over night in thc west.
Thc situation around tho German
oort at Meniul. in the east is most in
interesting. Germans maintain they
have driver, the Russians nway.
There is no late news from the
Dardanelles and England believes
that the operations will.pe mure pro-?
tract cd titan was ?t. firBt ex'peetedi
Tito Overseas agency at Belin, as
serts the official announcement shows
prisoners of war .now in Germany
number eight hundred and ono thous
and enlisted men and more than nine
thdusand commissioned ollie or:
Storms again have intervened to
prevent the allies' fleet from operat
ing against .thc Dardanelles.
'Thc rccrudcnco of Zeppelin activ
ity with thc throwing of bombs on
Paris has revived thc flagging inter
est in aerial war fare. But little fear
is feit herc that the Germans will
follow up the Paris attack with a
raid on London.
After several months of inactivity,
hostilities have been resumed between
Austria and her small neighbors.
Serbia and Montenegro. A, Cottlnje
dispatch says that thc Austrian*;
made an artillery attack, lasting sev
eral days against the Montenegrin po
sitions long the front, but that ef
forts to follow this with Infantry ad
vances were defeated.
An artillery battle between thc Aus
trians and Serbians ls also report
The Russian array in the Caucasus
announces a victory over the Turgs in
tho fighting along the Black sea coast
and In Turkish Armenia.
READY TO ASK.
GERMANY FOR PAY
United States to Request Ger
many to Make Reparation
for Smiting Ship
WASHINGTON, Mardi 22.-State
department officiais have gathered
virtually all data preparatory to re
. questing Germany to make reparation
i for the" sinking or tho American ship.
William P. Frye, by the Prinz Eitel
Friedrich. There has been nothing
received BO far from the Berlin gov
ernment concerning the caso. A noto
setting forth the views of the United
States is expected to be' sent within
;c i the next few days. " Papers signed by
h i the Frye's owners before thu vessel
n I left Beattie were received here today,
is j lt ls understood that the cargo was
I- J consigned' to order at Queenstown.
British Ship Torpedoed by Ger.
man Submarine in the Eng*
LONDON, March 21-Tho British
steamer Concord.' 8825 tons, won tor
pedoed by a German submarine in tho
English channel today. The crew of
26 were rescued by a patrol boat and
landed' at Dover. Thc vessel is re
ported to be afloat.
Facts About Anderson
For Clemson Cadets
There are .'9 munufueturing plants in Anderson, representing au
investment ofc-'moro than 15,000.000.00. employing more than, 4.000
men und woroon, and having un annual output of $4.430,000.00 flnlsh
Annual freight tonnage. 935,000 tons.
Construction new buildings, last 18 months, (including North An
Hank deposits, March statement, over $2.500.00.
Populatlon/tSteater Anderson, 20,00?.
Directory cedsus. 17,700.
Pupils in pulu!.- schools. 3.748.
Teachers Inipublic schools, fd?.
Total coit jfr tichool huildlngH, $245.000.00.
Colleges, one. Anderson College. $180,000.00 plum.
Churches, 23. nine denominations.
Property values; state municipal, public utilities and private, es
timated at $17*500.000.00.
Poatofflcc.receipts, last fiscal year. $34.467.Sfi.
Railroad freight receipts. $1.165,450.00.
Railroad?, two steam, one interurban, and local street raliway an 1
North Anderson Street Railway.
Anderson cou ut y 1? the second largest textile manufacturing coun
ty South; and seventh in the 1'nlted Slates, annual value of pro
Wholesale establishments, 15, covering seven lines.
Retail establishments. 134. and amo;:g the best in the State. <
One of most aggressive chambers of commerce South,
son. ' ? .
Modern ??us plant, roaching all parts of the city, and North Ander
Settlement work on large scale at many mill villages.
Two dally newspapers, morning and evening, carrying full tele
Two aemt-weeklles, two weeklies, one monthly and tv:o quarter
lies, all published in Anderson.
Ia only 15 ainllcs Trom Clemson, South Carolina's Agricultural and
Cas-electrlc car service to all points on the Blue Ridge Railway
connecting with Trans-Montane Highway, for North Carolina resort
Magnificent Elks home and lodge.
One of the best equipped r,ydro electric plants in the water power
belt, furnishing the city chs-.i and abundant power.
One of thc largest and prettiest wreat white ways in ihe whole
One of the most alert and aggressive citizenships in the Carolinas.
Anderson has in the ladies' organization, called the Civic Associa
tion, a splendid leadership among her women for civic progresa and
Anderson has just completed a magnificent $70,000,000 theatre. .
elaborately equipped, and iuoc?orn In every respect.
Anderson has just voted $70.000 for street paving which will be
done during this year.
More than 1.0000 automobiles are registered in Auderson county,
tit? B*m\m>im?**xt^?^bvtt br-+rr<> other conhttea In the whcdd*#j3
Southern Power Co. la now building a $125,000.00 new power line
.Into the city.
20 Interurban car? leive ona arrive at Anderson daily for points
in the Piedmont.
More than 250,000 people live within GO miles or Anderson, and
six thousand white farmers live in Anderson couuty.
Agricultural land in Anderson county' averages more .han $75.30
per acre In value, far exceeding any'other county on county-land
valuo average in either of the Carolinas. Georgia or Alabama, and
being on a par with land values in thc Central West.
Anderson's Public Plaza ia a beauty spot of which the whole State
is proud. i
Anderson county manufactures annually approximately 400,000,000
ya rd 8 of cloth.
Anderson has a modern sewerage system, yearly being enlarged J
Anderson ia the fifth largest, and thc fastest growing city in South
Carolina, percentage of increase being based on United States cen
Anderson, the Electric City, offers a vare Ry of opportunities aol
dom matched in America.
For homes, business, social life-il is a city well among thc best.
"You c?nido better in Anderson."
.POINTS OP INTEREST TO (ABETS.
Anderson College, toke college car.
Anderson hospital, -.uke college car.
North Anderson, take North Anderson car.
Rose Hill Country club, take North Anderson car.
Southern Bell Telephone building. West WhBner str.-et.
City cemetery, take Riverside car.
Rrogon mill, take Brogon car.
Orr and Gluck mills, take South Main street car.
Riverside .and Toxaway mills, take Riverside c.nr.
City fire department. South Main street.
Anderson mill and Conorose Twine mills.
Post?fflce and public library. North Main street.
NEARBY AUTO TRIPS.
Sulphur Springs, Williamston.
GALLON-?-MONT11 i ANOTHER BRITISH .
ACT MAY BE TESTED i STEAMER SUNK
rhree Columbia Lawyers Go
Over Law andi Decide' it Un
COLUMBIA, March 22.- The. LONDON, March 22.-The British
'Gallon-a-Montti" act may be tested In steamer Catrutorr was torpedoed to
;he courts sccording to reports around dsy off Beachy Head, ia the English
he eapltol this morning, lt was channel, and sank, according to a
tuted that three well-known Colnm- Central New? dispatch from East
ila lawyers had gone over the act hourn. Her crew escaped,
md decided that lt was unconstitu- When the steamer was struck res
lonsl in several of ttj provisions be- cue boaU pot out to her and attempt
?ansa th? title did not conform to the ed to Uke ber Into port. She sank
ict. The r? Mread and express com- eight miles out. however. The Gslru
wniea are tatting no chancos but av? toor waa bound from New Castle for
implying with tho art ?nd several Oenoa with coal,
dtiaens have apoealed to thc ' gov- The Calrntoor was a vessel of 2.-.
:rnor to Intervene to allow them to 392 tons and wss built in Sunderland
cet liquor, which they said was or- in 1904. She was owned by the
Icred before this act went into ef- (.'aim line ot New Castle.
oct. However Orv. Menning .can do ??-- "
lothlng and ??he recourse dissatisfied ty ohea can get their gallon a month
.itt.-.', can resort to ls to have the or they can. of course, get more from
aw tested in the courts. tb? dispensaries but any increase
Ti?ere sc im to ho a very general over, the gallon I? attended with gravo
?boervaa-?-a of ?h* law .iccn'-dlng to dangers for the officers of tho law arc
reports received ia Columbia trot ke?ping s sharp watch to nab viola
:very county lo the State. Thc thlrs-? tors of thia particular act.
Torpedoed Off Beachy Head in
tn English Channel-Crtw
NEGRO WALKS MILES
EARL BURTON, LOWNDES
VILLE MAN. EXHIBITS RE
IS YET DUMB
Negro Got Up Sunday and Walk
ed Two and a Quarter Miles.
Pistol Ball in Head
A well known hiiKincssmnnof Lown- j
reesville who was in HIP city yesterday
stated that the negro Earl Burton. !
who was shot through the head with I
ii pistol by an unknown person last
Thursday afternoon, is still living and !
aas an excellent chance for recovery.1
Sunday the negro got up out of his ?
hedi where lie had lain speechless J
and almost without any mind since
lin was shot, and walked two and a '
quarter miles to Lowndesvillc, the '
It will ho recalled that while Mrs.
M. E. Scott, who was murdered in her
home near Lowndesviile last Tues
day night, was being buried Thurs
day afternoon someone shot Earl Bur
ton. Burton lives on Mrs. Scott's
place, and he was shot while in a
clump of woods some 600 yards from
lils house. Tlie negro got ry, and
walked this distance after being shot.
The bullet entered the left aide of his
head and wentf through bis hrAd,
lodging under the skin of the rivht
aide of his head.
The wound paralysod the negro's
power 'of speech. When asked if he
knew who shot him, the negro would
nod his head that he did, signifying
that *he dil. But being unable to
apeak and unable to write; he could
ir.it make known the name of his as
While delirious Sunday the negro
?cot up 'out of bed, packed some
clothes In a sack and set out for
Lowndesviile, walking the two and a
ouarter mile route without a mishap.
He was followed closely by his
mother. Reedy Burl?n. The negro
-?in.-nt tho night nt Lowndesviile Sun
day night, and was still there yester
day. After being shot a nart of his
brain came out through the hole in
hts skull. ,
A local physician stated yesterday
j that whilo thc negro's case was un
usual, it was hy no means unheard of
'or one to live after being shot
through the head. There ia a negro
man who delivers packages for a well
known store of the city, the physician
-tated, who has a bullet lodsed some
where on. his brain now. having been
accklcntly shot through the head sev
eral years ago.
ARE ADVISED TO
GO FROM ITALY
Austrians and Germans Receive
Advice From Their Con
ROME, March 22.-(Via Paris)
Germana and Austrians who reside in
Italy have been advised by their re
ipoetive consuls to leave the country
as quickly aa possible.
It is reported her,, that so many
German military spies have entered
Italy and that the general staft* has
changed itj mobilization plans ' bn
causo there ls reason to believe that
secrets have been revealed.
Parts of the Italian police force
Have been detailed to keep und. .
surveillance Gormans who recently
have entered italy under what are
considered suspicious circumstances.
Kills HU Wife and
Commit ? Suicide
NEW YORK. March 22.-Howard B.
Boocock, treasurer of the Astor Trust
company of New York, and prominent
soc'ally, shot"1 and killed his wife to
night while she was playing the
piano, at their home. Boocqck then
TO TAKE MEN'S PLACKS
Wittum of Leaden Besiege the t'en
trai Laber Exchange.
LONDON. March 22.-More than
; 7.oftu women, representing sll classes
ci* society, hes responded to the gov
ernment'?? anneal for female -work*
I era to take the places ot men In busi
ness and industry, that more recruits
may bo provided for Lord Kitchner's
great aruiv. The Central Labor Ex
change offices were hesetged by wo
men diturday. Most of them were
from .the- well-to-do middle class.
rruc rivt cutis
CITY'S STREETS ENLIVENED
BY APPEARANCE CLEM
' SON'S 70-ODD MEN
WEEK IN STORE
Dress Parade and Band Concert
Thursday Afternoon aad Even
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0 G:4!? r. m. Revelloe. o
?> Ton minutos drill. Butt's man- o
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o 7 a. m. Breakfast', o
o S a. m. Drill, tent pitching..* o
o 11:50 a. m, Guard Mount. o
o 12:30 p. m. Dinner. ?
0 fi:r>0 p. m. General Leave. o
1 fl p. m. Tattoo. o
o 11 p. m. Tapa. o
Over 700 strong, the cadet corps of
Clemson College reached Anderson
VCR t erda y afternoon at 4:30 o'clock for
i week's encampment. Last night the
streets of Anderson presented a
more animated appearance than they,
have (a numerous moons, for cadets,
singly, in polrs, trios, quartets and
-?quads, were everywhere, in tbs cafes,
the motion picture theatres, the
stores, ice cream add aoda water par
lors, with girls, parents, friends, re
latives- in short, cadets were every
where The boys are here until Friday
afternoon, ?nd the keya of the cite
have been turned over to them for that
length of time. The heartiest welcome
pcsslble ls .theirs.
Thc tented city of tbs cadets has.
been christened "Camp Clggs" tn
honor of tho popula? president of
Clemson Ccriege, Dr. Wm, Riggs.
Sui by Committee.
The cad? ts left Clemson College
Monday morning about 0 o'clock and
marched to Sandy Springs, where they
had dinner and entrained In special
cars for Anderson. At 4:80 o'clock
yesterday afternoon tbe long cadet
special rolled Into the local yarda it
the Blue Ridge Fullwsy, aad the
cadets detrained at the old passenger
Thc cadets were met at* tho station
by large reception committee of pro
minent citizens of the oltv. As the
cadets left the train they formed in
marching order, and, beaded by the,
cadet band, started tor tbs camp on'
North Main street, on the . Roberts
( amp Was Beady.
When the cadets arrived at; the
groundB they found - everything ' In
readiness for them, with the excep
tion of their beds. These tbs cadets
were allowed to make for themselves
Ten tona of perfectly ?oed straw had
'?cen stacked at the edge ot the can
tround. and aa noon as orders had
been given dismissing the boya from
ranks thev made a dash for the straw
pile, each with, his tick. Within a
short while beds had been rigged up
in thc tenta, and in ah hour the cadets
were nbiut tho streets enjoying them
selves immensely. ,
Here For Week.
The cadets will be here until Friday*
afternoon. During their stay a dress
parade and a band concert will be
given n the public square. The
street parade will be given at 4:30
o'clock and the band concert at $ ta
Friday afternoon the baseball team
of Clemson will meet the team repre
senting Furman . University, at
Buena Vista park for a game. These
Institutions arc old rivals tn the hase-"
ball world und u . hotly contested
match ia expected. After the game
camp will bo broken- and the. cadets
will entrain for Clem son. College.
Amusements Planned. .
During their stay in Anderson the
cadets wlU be shown various social
attentions. Manager C M. Bleich of
The Anderson theatre and Mr. T> C.
Carrington,. proprietor of Car logion's
ice cream parlor, will, give two dances
for the cadets, the first tr. be held
Tuesday night and the second Thurs
day night. These dances will be giv
en in tho large hall, on the second
floor, of the theatre building. These
gentlemen have arranged to have a
large Victrola ia th? dance hall ht all
times - so tho cadets sad. their ' lady
frlends can dance on any afternoon or
evening thev choose.
Tbe ladles of Andenon wlll glVe sn
entertainment for the cadets, but as to
tho nature of the function they are
not yet ready to announce anything.
A meeting of interested ladies of the
etty was held Saturday afternoon at
Hotel Chlqnola and tentative plans for
entertaining tho cadets wei? made.
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o Supreme Court Reeesseu o
o "'ASHINGTON. .March 22.-O
o The supreme court recessed tc- o
o day until April fifth? . Left Leo ?
n Frank case undecided. o