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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,
IS NOW IN
RUSSIANS ATTACKING NIGHT
AND DAY AND TERRIBLE
Report Soys Proffer of Part of
Turkish European Territory
Is Mode for Continued
LONDON. March 27.-While there
has been some fighting on the east
Prussian frontier and tn Bukowina
and in.the mountains in tho east, the
weBt ts now tlje scene of the' most
In the Vosges tho French, after a
long fight huye finally established
themselves on'the summit of a moun
tain peak, fifteen miles northwest ut '
Muelhausen. This is considered an 1
important success because it has giv- ;
en the French command of a consid
erable country occupied by Germans. '
The Carpathians' continuo to be the
scene of most violent battles, Fmssians j
attack miscarried and that the Rus
sians ar?, suffering heavy losses. The
struggle has been progressing under
terrible weatber conditions with deep
There have been no important
events along the western front.
The allied airmen continue flights
over thc German lines J'ri Belgium and
France gathering informa'.ion.
-The week's official returns set forth
the effects of the German submarine
blockade on England. Three vessels ,
were sunk, one- was torpedoed but
The total sailings and arrivals were *
more than fourteen hundred.
Diplomacy continues its activity in
Italy and the Balkan c.' 11 ,s reported jj
Germany ic making an. offer bf a part :
of Turkish European territory to But- j
gnria, .in return for Bulgaria's con
tinuod neutrality. . '
Italy and the Balkan States are still (
mainta'.uing a neutral position in thc
war, which position they aro liable to !
maintain, cn the opinion of a notable
section of the British press, unUl the j
Dardanelles fighting has produced
some definite results. 1
The only advices of the allies along .
the western front consists of the
capture by the Belgian forces of a *
farm to the north ot St. George, which .
probably completes the capture ot tho
position which was occupied in part .
at- Christmas time.
In England the labor unrest has
again manifested itself. The belief is
growing that the government will .
soon take nonie measures to restrict
drinking, but lt is not likely to en
force such a drastic prohibition as has
been made offensive In. Russia and .
in Holland there Is a growing sense
of injury o*ar the unfortunate situ
ation of the Dutch shipping, which a
leading Dutch paper describes na suf- 1
fering from "the completion of lilegal- 1
Ity In marine warfare."
Fight Postponed ?
. HAVANA. March 27.-The acUon of t
the promoters postponing the John- 1
Williard heavyweight battle from ?
Baster Sunday to Monday, April I
5th, was duo to strong objection on t
the ground of Sabbath desecration. I
President Mencoal, of Cuba and Amer- c
lean Minister Gonzales received hun- <
dreds of dispatches protesting against ?
the Sunday fight. There ls a surpris- 1
lng sentiment in Cuba for the change 1
Wall of Water 25 Feet High.
ELLENSBURG, Wash., March 37.- t
An old government dam at Lake t
Ksches broke today, according to re- !
ports received bore,.and a wall of t
water 25 feet high ls said to ce rush- i
lng'toward Ellensburg. An un con- 1
- finned report says that Cl? Elum and c
Easton are under water. Residents I
along the river here hsve been or- i
dc red to vacate._ ]
No Hope For The
HONOLULU, March 27.-All hope I
, that the submarine F-4 would be i
raised beforo nightfall faded this af- c
ternoon when a chain loop attached to i
the disabled craft slipped and she set
tled back again in the ocean bed.
Most optimistic naval officials here
conceded tonight that there ls no roa
sonable chanco of any ot the ' sub
marine's crew of twooty-ono being
iakcu Oui ?dive.
The powerful dredger Calumnia
lifted the F-4 fifty feet before the mis
hap occurred which plunged the sub
marine back into the Bps of tho ocean
crater te which it ls believed to have
lodged. Freeh efforts were immediate
ly begun to get another grip. Owing to
th? great depth of fifty fathom* the
TRAVELS 33,000 MILES
ON F0R??JK DOLLARS
Friends Take Insane Man From
Steamer-Member of Jack
sonville K. of P. Lodge
NEW YORK. March 27.- Xathati
Cohen, who as an insane per BOH, tra
veled more than thirty three thousand
miles on forty-five dollars and a
Bt earn sh ip ticket because the United
States, which deported, him, nor
Brazil, from which he emigrated,
would not admit him. ended hts trav
'Friends took him from a steamer
Lound for Brasil just before sailing.
It was learned that Cohen ls a mem
ber of the Knights of Pythias lodge at
jacksonville. Fla., and it was ascer
tained that he became insane after
L-oming to tho-United Sat tc-, a? the re
sult of a serioa of business troubles*.
Kc waa taken to Elllp Island. Cohen
will bo released as aoon aa friends
can arrange bond.
Under Sentence of Seven Years
GREENVILLE. March 27.-George
IV. Tidwell, under sentence of seven
rears for manslaughter, who was to
lay granted ball In the sum of $10,000.
The bail was granted by Chief Jns
Jce Gary at chambers in Abbeville,
iftet the application bad been pre
lented by Jame; H. Price for the de
endant and oppoBeu by Solicitor Bon
lam for the Stato. The matter of per*
fecting. the bail will be taken up at
ince, it is understood.
Defendant Tidwell received a tele-,
-ram thi3 afternoon announcing that
io had been granted bail in the sum
>f $10,000 Ile expressed the belief
;hat there is a nerror In the figure.
?robably.*made In transmission.
Tidwell declared this afternoon that
te could eusily arrange for the hall,
sven though it were $10,000.
He was overjoyed when he learned
hut be wi' be given a little freedom
aefore his next trial, which is expected
;o come up at the.May term of the
.ourt of general sessions.
Several bondsmen were In Green
rille today awaiting tho/ decision of
he Chief justice in thc matter.
SET FOE TRIAL APRIL 33
>;."),000.Damages Claimed In Greenville
GREENVILLE. March *2C-At the
neeting of the local bar association
he case o? W. J. Mtetts ifs. J. W.
torwood for damages in the sum of
?75,000 for articles of an alleged slan
lerous natur* was set for trial A. rll
Mr. Metts was named bv Congreas
na*> Joseph T. Johr.Bon as post mas
er at Greenville, an Immediately af
erward Bir. Norwood asked that the
lopointment bc held up pending a
i earing. Mr. Norwood then published
i signed article in the Greenville
Vew8( and later Mr. Metts announced
brough his. attorneys that he would
iring ault against Mr. Norwood for
dleged damage to his character. Gov
ernment secret service men then visit
id the city and made an investigation
rat no report of their findings has.
>een made public.
New Draper Looms.
WILLIAMSTON. March 27.--Up to'
his dkte 642 of the new Draper looma
lave been erected at Williamston
Hills. Three solid cars ot looms are
?arning in every week, each contalc
ng 20 machines. Thia mill ls placing
f50 new Draper looms to replace the
?ld Whitln looms. The machinery ls
?lng placed by J. D. Bailey,, a rep
resentative of the Draper Co., of
rfc Submarine F-4
esk'of nasslng the chalnp under the
easel la extremely difficult. Rescor
irs worked with feverish baste today,
?purred by confident predictions that
numbera of Ute crew might be saved
f the boat was raised before night,
bubbles reaching the surface is taken
o Indicate that at least one of the
lubmarlne's three compartments had
fofemarlne's Crew Head.
- HONOLULU. March 27.-Convinced
bat members of Ute submarine's crew
were dead, it waa reported tonight.
Officers' directing the rescue work de
eded to postpone further efforts to'
raise the vessel until tomorrow to give
the men rest.
Fort Near Which
The photograph is the flr-tt taken of !
made It a crime to photograph thei
took lils life in his hands.
ThlB is Chanak, one of the great
forts in the narrows of the darda
nelles, on which the allied fleets have
made their fiercest attack. The
French Battleship Bouvet was within
five miles ot this fort, headed for lt,
when she was struck by mines that
sent her to the bottom. The account
telegraphed by the correspondent Of
an Athens newspaper of her sinking
was as follows:
POLLS WILL OPEN AT SEVEN
O'CLOCK AND CLOSE AT
4 IN THE AFTERNOON
For Voting Will Be the Same tu
Those for the General Elec
tion in State
All but about 10 of tho 47 ballot
boxes to bo used Tuesday in the spe
cial county election on the question
of issuing permanent rosd bonds in
the sum of $750,000 hsd been called
for when the office of the commis
sioners of election closed .Saturday
afternoon. It is presumed that ihe
remaining boxen will be called for'
Polls Open 7 to 4.
The polls will open' at 7 o'clock a.
m. and close al 4 o'clock p. m., when
the managers will proceed to tabulate
the returns. The election Ss to be
held under the laws governing tho
general election in this State, and hot
tunder tho laws governing the pri
It. quire nient* for Toting.
t Every person presenting himself at
the pelfs Tuesday to vote on the bond
Question, must present his registra
tion certificat/) and tax receipts for
1014, this being the requirement, for
voting, in addition to tho require
ments set forth In the general laws
The chairman of the-board of elec
tion commissioners, C. E. Tolly, states
that a number of managers have.call
ed at 'the sunervlsor's office for the
ballot boxes but have neglected go
ing by the clerk of court's offlcr for
the registration rolls. It will be nee:
essary for the manage;-? to have thfcse
rolls before tb.ey eau conduct the
election, and the comml-slons remind
the managers that thev had best call
for these books Monday and have
them on. band when the election ls
Wilson and Taft Central Figures
At Laying of Corner
WASHINGTON'.' March 27.-Presi
'A'ljion and.; Former President
Tatt we're the central figures today at
the laying of tho corner stone for tho
eight hundred thousand dollar marble
home'for the American Red Cross. If
is being erected a3 a memorlsl to the
women of tho Civil War. Mr. Taft
referred, to Ute building as concrete
evidence of the removal ot scars of
our sectional conflict ana would com
plete, the union of the people of the
United States. Distinguished people
from the North and South attended
Ko More Free Lunch !
PROVIDENCE, R. L, March 17.
The senate yesterday passed a bill
prohibiting free lunches in liquor sa
loons, it will go to the house.
tho great Turkish'fort ot rinse rn nc
ie works, and fhe town who point* ?? h
"Tho captain ot the Bouvet had
been ordered .(dS-ferosB a dangerous
mine cone and force a passage to
Ohonak thus making the allies mas
ters of the strait* as far as Nagora.
' "At 1:20 p. ra', the Bouvet was five
miles from Chanuk and was firing
at Fort Dardan?s. She had crossed
two mine zones. 'The Gaulois fol
lowed, dring all her guns. The Bou
vets commander by a skill ul manoeu
DIES ON EVE OF HIS
JOHN MEDLOCK DEAD AT
AGE 103 YEARS, ll
. MONTHS; 8 DAYS
Date of Birth April 19, 1811
in Good Health Up Until
Two Months Ago
At the rare old age of 103 years,
ll months and 8 days, John Medlock,
probably the oldest white resident of
upper South Carolina. If not In the
State, died at 6:30 o'clock Saturday
morning at his homo, No. 16 Harris
3trcet. near the Orr ' Colton Mills.
The funeral services will be held ibis
afternoon at 3 o'clock, at'thc resi
dence, rafter which interment will be
in Silver Brook cemetery. Old age
was the sole cause of his demise.
Mr. Medlock was born April 19.
1811, ct Princeton, Laurens County.
This is A small settlement Just across
the Greenville County lino and not
far from the point Grenville, Laurena
and Anderson Counties come" togeth
He lived for a great many years in
the section where he was born. At
tome time in his life Mr. Medlock
moved bo Georgia, where he roi lided
for a number ot years. As near as
can -be ascertained, be ramo to An
derson something lfk? 10 years ago,,
and continued to reside here.
Up .until some two months ago he
was in good health. In the year 1895,
lt ls stated. Mr. Medlock walked from
Anderson to Hartwell, Ga., a striking
testimonal of .the good health and
strength which he was enjoying at
that advanced age..
A resident of Anderson who has
known Mr. Medlock for many years
and who came from the same section
of Laurens County as he. tells of the
Old man curing a cancer which de
veloped on his Up some years ago
When Ute cancer appeared, it . ls
stated. Mr. Medlock went to another
city to consult specialists, and was
told that he might as well return
home, as nothing could effect a c?ro
The old man came back, lt is stated,
but instead of giving up in "despair,
set about and prepared a salve with
which he completely curer" th-, can
Mr. Medlock pursued the occupa
lion of a fanner during his active
years. Ho was a member ot the Ba ri
ttst church. He rando his home with
his son, . and is understood to have
several other sons and daughters.
To HamptoTi Roads
WASHINGTON, March .27.-Tbs Bat
tleship Alabama of the reserve fleet
was1 ordered from Philadelphia to
Hampton Roads tonight on ".Neutral
ity duty." according.to a navy depart
Dm irs Report.
WASHINGTON. Mardi 27-The
British^ embassy received a message
from the London foreign office today
denying the report that Lady Paget
died in U*>,ab. Servia, where she is
serving w*fh the Red Cross. A dis
patch said'tho latest news from her
ivet Was Sunk.
The Turkish government has
H ramern to set this pltcure probably
vre, avoided two min: s which were
exploded hy a destroyer, but a third
struck her near her magazines and
sho sank hy the head.
"When the captain of tho Gaulois
saw the Bouvet was sinking he or
dered 'Full steam ahead' without an
Instant's hesitation, hut his ship had
heen struck seven timos and he was
obliged to put back, anchoring off
ORGANIZATION GRAIN !
WILL BE PERFECTED AT A
MEETING TO BE HELD
Will Be Recommended by Ed
ward H. Rickards Who is to
Be Manager of Plant
At the organization meeting qf tho
proposed Carolina Grain and Elevator
company to be held ono day this week,
Edward H. Richard), who arrived
here last week from Willow City, N.
D., to take up the duties of manager
cf the enterprise, Mv. fiicharda will'
recommend that machinery for the
elevator bo purchased from the Mur
rell Engineering company, of Chica*
??o. through J. i", 'Stratton, Southern
rcpro?entat.*ve of tho cobcerr.. .
Mr. Stratton, it will bo recalled,
mads severai trips to Anderson last
fall in tho interests of a grain ele
vator for Anderson and at ono time
appeared before a .meetlug of thu
hoard of director! tho local chamber
of commerce In regard to tho matter.
On his way to Anderson Mr. Rich
ards stopped over at St. Haul, Min
neapolis and Chicago and inspected
grain elevator machinery manufac
tured by a number of concerns. He
regards the machinery put out by the
Burrill people to be thc beat npd will
recommend that lt be purchased foi
the And^/son plant.
The elevator will be located on th0
tracks of tho Blue Ridge Hallway.
Two sitea are under consideration,
one being near the plant of tho An
derson Machiba & Foundary company
and tho other being alongside tho old
union passenger station, which has*
been converted into a corn, feed and
roller mill, it is probable '.'mt at tho
meeting of the parties interested lu
thc grain elevator matter this week a
site for the plant will be selected.
Engineer Killed When
Steamer Was Sunk
LIVERPOOL. March 27.-The
steamer Vosges was sunk by shell
fire today off the Cornish coast. The
chief engineer was killed and three
members of the crew Injured by
sharpnell. The crow of thirty were
rescued by a- patrol boat. Nc word
has been, received to indicate the na
ture of the vessel attacking the
Held Charged With
Murder of Employer
VENWERT, Qhlo. March 27.-Mis?
Lulu Wilson, housekeeper for Levi O,
Jacobs and his children, for the last
eight years, was bound over to the
grand jory today charged with tho
murder of her employer. She ts A re
sident of Or Kinda. Florida.
.. i .. ??.
AUGUSTA. Ga., March 27--An of
ficer, armed with a bench warrant,
left there for Fairfax. S. C.. to ur rest
M. C. Dowling, who was vice presi
dent of the Citizens' Trust company
which failed In 1912. Dowling ls
charged with erabexs lenient on 18
VILLA LAUNCHES HIS
ATTACK ON MATAMORAS
Stray Bullets Cross Border and
Wound Persons in Brown
WASHINGTON, Mardi 27.- Villa
launched hin attack on Mutiunorus. on
ppslte Brownsville, TUXHH. toduy. pon
sesi?n which would give him prac
tically undisputed c .trol of northern
Mexican StutcH. duranza force? hav
ing been driven out of Prodrad Negras,
the only ports of entry on the TexnB
border remaining in his bunds uro
Nuevo laredo and Matamorn-.i. Only
?mall garrisons are at Nuevo Laredo,
but Koverul thousand Carranza troops
un- concentrated at Muramoraa. State
department .-eports indicate there I sn s
beer, continued fighting near T?mplro.
That city ?8 being tua vi Iv fortified
in preparation for an attack. Depart
ment reports state* tho Carranza gar
rison has successfully withstood pre
BROWNSVILLE. (March 27.-An
unexpected attack frni the south forc
ed Villa troops attacking Matamoros
to turn their attention to the force
which threatens to flank their right.
Constant machine guns and small
arms fire iB heard tonight South of
BROWNSVILLE. March 27.-An
unexpected attack has caused Villa
forces to cease their attack upon Mata
moras, meanwhile stray bullets cross
ed the border and slightly wounded
two persona In Brownsville.
SALOON KKKI'KR HITS TRIAL
Wrecks His Barroom and Converts
PLYMOUTH. Pa.. March 27. Ed
mund Jones, saloonkeeper, hit the
trail at a revival last night and after
services were conducted he went with
Evangelist Anderson and a crowd
of trail hittera tv his place of busi
ness. Beer kegs were stove In and
bottles smashed and their contents
dumped into the gutter.
Before thc. startled frequenters of
the saloon could discover what, it
was about Jones suggested that a
prayer meeting be held in the bar
room. Prayers were offered and
hymns sung and three of Jones' cus
tomers came forward as penitents.
Prom behind the bar Jones said:
'The saloon business ia hell, and
nine-tenth or all tho saloonkeepers
look upon lt as the most degrading
trade in which they could engage.
MAKING POOH FROM STRAW .
German People Using All Kinds ol
Subs'lt ut cs for Bread.
BERLIN. March 27.-Dr. Hairs
Friedenthal. Inventor of te new pro
OOHH for convert?ale s<row Into food,
both for human boonga and animals,
has now, according to Vorwaerts,
made thu announcement that all neb
pobonous 3Ubstancer" including skins,
peelings, and the bark ot trees, may
bo converted Into wholesome eating
matter for man If thoroughly disin
tegrated and propertly treated '.
ANOTHER COLD WAVE IS COMING
WASHINGTON, March 27.-The
weather bureau issued cold wave
warnings for, Tennesso and northern
Mississippi. 'Bureau experts predict
ed colder weather Sunday In the At
lantic States and tho South portion ot
the gulf States, except In Florida
The weather, it was said, probably
would begin to grow warmer Sunday.
NASHVILLE. Tenn.. March 27.->
The s?bate yesterday passed a bill
abolishing the death pennlty In Ten
nessee. The bill which makes two
exceptions. In criminal assault cases
and in case of life term convicts who
commit murder, now goes to the gov
Time Limit To Re
WASHINGTON. March 27.-The
German commerce destroyer Prinz
Eitel Friedrich will be interned at.
Newport News by order of the.D^'ted1
States within a few days according to
opinions expressed tonight in official
quarters. It ts believed the time limit
for repairing the Eitel has been set
by the government which ls about to
When the period granted has ex
pired the commander will be notified
that he must put sea within twenty
four hours or the ship and crew will
he-Interned for war. It was thought
the Eitel commaodtr would not ask
to ba Interned, but would wait the
NO SATISFACTORY REPORTS
HAVE BEEN RECEIVED
Turkish Grand Visier Issues Or
ders That Christians Be Pro
tected and Uprising Pat
WASHINGTON, March 27.-Efforts
to obtain official information concern*
lng reported outrages against Amer!*
cans and refugees in Persia continued
today without satisfactory results.
Secretary Bryan received word from
Ambassador Morganthau at Constan
tinople that the Turkish grand Vis
ier issued orders that all Christians
In dangor snne be protected and tho '
uprising be put down. The depart
ment ?B without official information
regarding the report that the British
and American consuls at Tabriz had
petitioned Russia to send troops to
TlHis to suppress the uprising.
Hurrying Belief te Scene.
WASHINGTON. March 27.-Efforts .
to have adequate measures taken for
the safety of the American mission
aries and tb i refugees hear Urumlab,
In Persia were continued today by the
state department. Turkey had in
formed the United States that relief
would be hurried to the scene, whose
a Kurd uprising threatened a general
Christian massacre. Neighboring
troops will be sent. 'The other pro
posed details of the expedition have
not yet been arranged however.
The state department's renewed ef
forts wre made after Presbyterian
board of foreign -rolflslons- at New' '
York had received alarming reports
from the mission at Gulpashan, Per
ala, a few miles from Urumlah. It
was declared that 60 men had 'been
.taken from the French mission sad
5 from the American mission com
pound and hanged. While the state
department had received ne official
notice of that report, it had an ap
peal from the Presbyterian board for
Troops to be Seat
WASHINGTON, March 27.-Alarm
ing reports of atrocities, Includlng^he
hanging ot GO men taken from the
French mission and five from the
American mission compound at Gul
Pashan, Persia, stired the state de
partment yesterday'to further efforts
to obtain proteclon for American
missionaries and refugees in the vic
inity of Urumlah, Persia, where a
Kurd uprising threatens a general.
Ambassador Morgenthau st Con
stantinople hu been appealed tb
twice by Secretary Bryah In tho last
few days tn urge the Turkish gov
ernment td send protection to the
imperilled district and lt was learned
last night that the state department
had received definite assurances from
tho Turkish government that protec
tion would be rushed to the scene.
It was learned through the British
embassy that the British consul at
Tabriz, Persia, not tar distant from
the Urumlah district, acting lu con
lunction with the American consul,
Gordon Paddock, hod appealed to
Russian commanders in tbs region
near Titiles to send soldiers to rescue
th* Cristian populace. The Russian
generals, it was said, were awaiting
orders from Petrograd.
In view of present efforts of tho
American government to 'hare Turk
ish troop? sent to the region, lt. was
regarded as probable here that no
further effort would be made to get
aid from the Russian soldiery. In
view of hostilities between Russia,
and Turkey, aid from both aldea
would be impossible. It was suggest
ed also that the consuls at Tabriz
were moved to be cautious in getting
troops int? thc district, for fear
?hair coming might precipitate a mas
About To Expire
time limit and compel the government
Too suggestion is made that num
erous British warships ar? keeping
vigil watch off the Virginia capes for
the Cltel sud will await determination
ot her case, after vhtch thsy will be
gin a cearch for the Oran prinz Wil
helm, another German raider.
Acting Secretary ot War Breckin -
ridge ?aid no orders havs been creen
the Fortress Monroe commander and
declared even In case of a naval bat
tle within the three mile limit should
the Eitel make a dash, there .would
be no firing from the forts without ex
press orders from Washington.