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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,
PLANNING A NEW CAMPAIGN
TO OFFSET THE FALL OF
U Is Believed It Considered the
Liquor Question and thc
Stamping Out of
LONDON. Mareil 30.-Germany's
next move In thc military Held IK thc
chief Hubject of speculation and con
jecture herc. According to PetrgraC
reports, the German emperor is hold
ing a war council at Merlin, planning
a new campaign to offset the fall of
Przemysl and meet the Dardanelles
There joes been nothing of an out
standing nature in either theatre in
iii Cia nd operations since the surrend
er of the Austriun fortress.
Sniping, mining and bomb throwing
predominates in the west, while tierce
but indecisive fighting rages in the
The British cabinet met' today.
There is reason to believu it consid
ered the liquor ; question and the
stamping out. of ev'!", -."iich ls now
one of the nation's greatest problems.
There ls. still much talk of prohibition.
It is not generally believed Ulis will
be adopted, though it ia conceded that
some drastic steps will be taken. An
inquest in tho matter of the sinking
of thc steamer Falaba established the
official deaUi liBt at one hundred and
eleven. Witnesses under oath testi
fied that the German submarine fired
liefere sufficient time elapsed for the
removal of pass?t; se rs. Walter Bax
; ter; chief. officer of tlv? Fi?'abu, ';?.?d
the submarine c*cw were dressed in
khaki He swore that the subm.aru
when first sighted flew the Bngtl?
ensign,, which wee replaced by Hie
German ensign -prior to the attack.
Fl KM) MA USU A1, KATI SKI Kl)
Kays Defenses of Constantinople More I
Kffectltc Than Expected.
BUCHAREST. March 30.-Field
Marshal Von Der Goltz, the German
military commandant at Constanti
nople in an interview by "the Adereru,
declared that the defenses of Constan
tinople In the Dardanelles bad proved
more effective than expected and that
Ute could not affirm that the allies'
fleet would not tprce the passage. The
German general left Bucharest 'for
The announcement that Von Der
Goltz, would go to Sofia, Bulgaria,
was made in Athens recently. The
reason for his visit there is not nown
here. It ts supposed that lt waa
intended to have a bearing on the de
velopments in the Balkan situation.
Offer New Frontier.
PARIS; March 30.--The Athens cor
respondent of tin H?vas agency de
clares* that he has received a conflri '
maif?n from diplomatic B'ources of
tho report1 that Field Marshal Von
Der Goltz has been'' adthorlied by
Turkey to offer Bulgaria thc Enos
Midla ?fue as a new boundary in ex
change ipr Bulgaria's continuelT neu
trality in the war.
GENEVA. March 30.-A dispatch
from Sofia says that Bulgaria is hold
ing up shipment's of German artillery
and largo quantities of ammunition
destined for Constantinople. . Many
German officers, traveling u> and
from Turkey, some'' of them, wounded,
are awaiting passport I at Sofia to en
Secretary off S.' P. C. A. of Sa-j
vannen Writes Attorney Geri
II eral Peeples
COM/MBIA, March1 KO .?-Mrs. Ll
T. Weathoratjee. secretary of the S.
^P. C. A.. ;>1 Savannah, In a letter to
Attorney,'General Peeples says that
cock fighting is betas' vigorously In
dulged In On tile South Carolina side
of the Savannah river. Shi says
that lae society at Savannah Ims been
fighting fhU evfll for two years and
in order to evade their officers the
'.'sports" crosa into South Carolina
for their fights.
"Sundays - and holidays seem to oe j
their favorite time and I nm told.
Screvens' ferry is a place frequent
ed by tbein," Bays MrS. Weathcrsbee.
Attorney General . Peeples referred
tho lotter to Governor Manning and
quoted him the law which makes lt
a misdemeanor for a person , iq en
gage in or be present at a cock fight
within three miles an Instlldttcn of
loaming ia (his State. Governor y,?:
ning ?ent the letters to M. D. Whl
GOV. " MANNING WANTS
THE LAW ENFORCED
ASKS FOR ENFORCEMENT
AND NOT REGULATION OF
LAWS IN CHARLESTON
Says ' Definite Action Must Bc
Taken Within the Next
Ppj'iinl to Vlir IntellipMtcri.
COLd'MBIA. March 30.-John P. j
Uraco, mayor of Charleston, called i
at tho governor's office yesterday to j
i 'discuss law enforcement tn the city
i of Charleston with Gov. Manning. Im
mediately after the conference Gov.
Manning said that there was nothing
! to give out. Later in the day Mayor
Grace gave out an interview, lt had
been the intention of Gov. Manning
to say nothing of thc matter discuss
ed until definite action should be
taken with regard to the Charleston
Later, when the interview was
called to his attention. Gov. Manning
made the following statement:
"I asked Mayor Grace as head of
tho gove;,mient of Charleston io en
force the law. I especially mentioned
the gambling laws and the liqil>r
laws. 1 asked for enforcement and
not regulation. 1 pointed oit. ta
Mayor Grace that, as so much had
been said and written on the situa
tion, and as so much time had . al
ready elapsed on account of his ill
ness, sine? I had first tukeu up thc
matter with hint, definite action must
be taken within a week; that the
public waif k? 'weir!" rhTr?rn??d tiri "fW
situation that nothing' con ld be gained
by a further delay."
Christians in Persia
ances that protection will be given
the entire populatiou of Urumiah.
Perala. where attacks on Americana
and other foreigners and native Chris
tians have been reported bas been
given Abmassador Morenthau by Tur
key. Mergenthau? reported to the
State department today that ottoman
authorities had promised hat foreign
ers and natives would be protected. .
by the Turkish troops due at Urumiah
Garrison Will Resign
WASHINGTON, March no.-The
White House tonight was for'the first
time notified ot rumors that Secretary
of "War Garrison contemplated resign
ing from'the cabinet to become a chief
Justice in New Jersey. Secretary
Tumulty -said. "1 presume If Gover
nor Fielder Intended offering Mr. Gar
r?-son a post, as a matter of courtesy
he would first consult Prcaldent Wil
son, but he hus not done so."
LONDON, March 30.-It is announc
ed officially that among th missing
passengers of the Steamer Falsba.
sunk by a German submarine, is Leon
Chester Thrasher, American engineer
>ho had been living for the past year
on Gold Coast, British West Africa.
Russians Unable to
'V' PBTROGRAP .March 30.-The Rur
Vian oficial communication tonight
says Monday morning the Kusslan
fleet} approached the "Cuter fortifi
cations at Bosphorus, but was unable
to continue bombardment as a fog
shrouded the coast. It says one of
our - smaller ahlps exchanged a shot
with a Turkish destroyer which made
.iii nt full speed for Bosphorus.
Friends of Allies
PRIS,, March 30 -The se?ale voted
to. advance Serbia, Belgjnra, Greece
and Montenegro, as friends allies,
two hundred and seventy.million dol
Noted Engineer Ules.
V YORK? March 30.-J. Fos
ter Crow? ll, a consulting engineer ol
lnternattr.ua!. reputation, -died at iris
First Photograph of B
Here is the first 'picture of thc
greatest battleship lu the world-un
less thc . Pennsylvania. recently
launched at Newport New?, is to be
considered her equal. The Kucen
Elizabeth carries 15-incb guns, and
with these gue hus Haltered the fort?
of thc Pardauelles. All during th'
REPLY SENT TO
TEXT WILL BE MADE PUBLIC
ON REACHING BRITISH
WAS CABLED TO
Officials Decline to Intiroate What
Contents Are-United States
WASHINGTON. March 30:-Thc
reply of the United States govern
ment to the oder in council decrod
iug virtual. blockade aga.nat com
merce to and from Gurmany waa
cabled to American Ambassador
Page at London tonight, for presenta
tion to the British foreign office.
As soon a.3 Ambnss^dor Page de
livers the communication it . will bo
made public diere md in London,
meanwhile, olhcii?lf decline t? inti
mate what the c-tntents are.. Be
yond the fact that tiic United States
stands ' firmly for the right to carry
on legitimate trade with neutral
countries, oven though they are con
tiguous . lo Belligerents, little ia
known i.f the administration proposi
tion in view of developments UKO
the last notp was dispatched inquir
ing as to how Great Britain and her
allies intend to enforce their prohi
bition against the trade of the ""iic
Uiy origin, ownership or destination.''
Explains Phuu of Anarchists to
Blow Up St. Patrick's Ca
thedral With Bomb
, NEW YORK. March 30.-Amedec
Polignana, the ycung detective who
uucovered the St. Patrica Cathedral
bomb conspiracy, was the only wit
ness today at the trial of Frank Abar
oo and Carmine Carbone. . charged
filth making and placing tho bomb
in thc"athedral on March Hecond.,
Willi-' posing as aa anarchist Pol ig
uana gained the.confidence inf the de
fendants and tobi their'plan: to blow
up the it ruciare. He testified that
Carbone told him "Wc ;v?nt to get
after Carnegie and th., v'rtoderbllts."
and that , ".l-vckfifol 1er "diould be
SteasiKhfp Str'kcs Ruck.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 30.
The General Frisble, a ?misil passeng
er steamer orera'.lng in San Fran
cisco Bay, struck Anita rock, near
the entram o to tho hay. la it night,
and was report fd to be slaking. A
ferry, boat and a tug wen standing
by and life boats from shore stations
and warshipr. have acne to the vea
Kerxfouw Sheriff Sn?ptn?ed.
.I'MBJA. Maren 30.- Ta* bear
ing 'of the suspension of W. W.
Hitckobee as sheriff of Kershaw
unty. was begun before Governor '
Manning today at noon. The sheriff t
?MI* not presen., ll* is charged with
non-fuiorcenitut cf ti,c la?-.
?rit ain's Greatest Battiest
i . A
war vessels of the Affiles have hax
cred about thc entrance to tba Dar
danelles. Their gua vivero not of suf
ficient range to rearo Vue forts with
out being in danger. They . were
waiting for the completion of tho
Ou^en Elizabeth, un??er construction
in the British naval?y?rds with four
others of her class.Jgt
No word was hear?.of her till she
EACH CASE PROSECUTED BE
FORE A LOCAL JMAG
IN EIGHT CASES
Factory inspectors Are Djstermin
ed to Have the Present
Bpwinl ta The Intelligencer.
COi.l'MillA. March :i0-Comnii i
slcaer Watson tonight gave out the
State factory Inspectors, W. S.
Bonner ami S. C. Grecsche), have re- j
ported during tho past wetk 12 vio
lations of thc child labor laws of tula
State i Each of these cases ha3 been
prosecuted before P. loeal tuaglBtratc.
Convections were obtained In eight
cases, bne bond was forfeited, and
one party Jumped Into another State
with his family, while two cases have
been continued until next Tuesday.
CK thoa? violations ono was by - mill
superintendent, while thc other 11
violations were bv parents v. u.? swore, j
falsely as to their children's ages lu
arder that they might secure wos-i.
ror tiieru in the cotton mills cf thi
'"The factory inspectors are deter
mined to have the present law.; en'
forced, aud will trace to tho fullest
extent of. .the law all, agog of child
ren found in thc mills who aro oi
doubtful age. While greatly handi
wpped over the fact that there has"
net been .in thc past a birth registra
tion law. tliey have been able to as
certain the correct ages of the child
ren through the system of child lab
or blanks adopted by thi? depart-1
mont several years ago, giving the f
age and ?place of birth . ot .the child.
family Bible records, insurance papor
records, and .often going back to the
family doctor who awaited on tin
mother at the time of thc child's
birth, and ascertaining correct in
formation from him. Through these
and other mediums they aro now lc
position to weed out th,, under age
children and prosecute both the mill
superintendents and the parents.
5 "All the canea were on'Greenville.
Pelter and Lau rans."
AG AI.WI' ?OM? ISSI t.
COLUMBIA. March ?(fe-John W.
Lillurd procured from Judge John S.
Wilson at Chambers yesterday . an
order directing the members of the
Richland county commission for per
manent highways to show ca nae b*>
fore him on April ? svhy ?hov should
not he permanently enjoined from Is
suing bonds or pc.-formlog the other
lu?it s contemplated in the set whltn
created the commission. It is alleged
In the petittoir that th*-act ls uncon
stitutional in several particular-i.
Service of the petition and order
wa-, vo?<i yesterday on th* members
nf tuc commission who reside lu Co
lumbia. H. N. Edmunds is the attor
ney foi' the plaintif. Tli(. highways
rxmimlSBton i.^ composed of William
Dr Melton. A u. Uaglcy. M. II.
i.'innant. J. T. Rotee and Andrew
ip, Queen Elizabeth.
=--rrr,?.. .-IH'MU 'Ti
opened Hie in tho Dardanelles. Tlie
British rublie did not even know she
had been luu?ehed till 'he news
came that five forts at the entrance
of the Dardanelles l?rtd f?llen. With
her gunn that shoot more than
twelve niiies she was able to stand
oiT 'out of rango of thc guns of tho
forts lind batter them to plece.i nt her. |
ATTACK ON CARRANZA GAR
RISON AT MATOMORAL
WILL BE RENEWED
SETTING STAGE FOR
Villa Forces Sxpected to Reach
Lampazoo Yesterday Where a
Fight WU1 Take Place
BROWNSVILLE. March 30.--Villa
forces, besieging Matomoras, tonight
are reported to be placing their ar
tillery in position'for '.he resumption
of the attack on the Carranzt garrie- J
on tomorrow. Seventeen machine
gpns. and tiu vacos of artillery art
said to havi arrived at the Villa;
camp, five mlle j souMi of the borner
Maor General Frederick Funtton o?
Ulf commanding department in the
south, arrived at Brownsville today.
Th re? batteries of thc third urtllley
also arrived to reinforce the I'nlted
Stales border patrol.
Preparing For \?nither HnMle.
WASHINGTON. March '.'.0. -WhUe
Villa force? are delaying their attack
ou Matamoros pending thc arrival of
artillery, the stage is being set for
another hattie at Lampazos, .evL-ity
milei southwest of Neii\olaredo.
B<.rder advices to the f?late and
war departiwn's said Villa forces
which made an ??ttsck d?t tlu> t'arran
.ta garrison at N'euvolaredo, expected
to reach Lamparon today where a
battle probably would be fought-. The
situation at Ma'amoron and Brown
ville, acres j the border ls unchanged
On the American ?Ide a dozen guns
from the 'hird flold artillery are
ready for any emergency.
The ?tato department had only
meager advices from Mexico City.
Secretary Bryan characterising the
situation OB "uncertain, but with no
disorders." No report tending lo
confirm the statement that Zapata
foros were preparing tr. abandon thc
capital reached the department.
Rear Admiral Reports That Sub?
marine F-4 is Evidently
.WASHINGTON, March ::<).- Kfforts
to raise the sunken submarine F-4
off Honolulu harbor was temporarily
suspended today uft>?r . the hawser
with which tile bout wu? being drag
ged toward the' shore- ?happed. Rear
Admiral Moore reported from Hono
lulu that Hie submarine''was evident
ly waterlogged and too heavy to oe
rained by the equipment which thc
searching fleet employed. This de
stroyed any faint hope that might
have been left, ot finding say of ute
crew of tweet! -one alive. The vessel
hes In forty-five fathoms of Water.
Her' positions ure being Ueld' white
preparations, are bel?g made for
raising her. . , _VV ?"fr rLfftH
THE BOND I
ELEVATOR COMPANY IS
TO BE INCORPORATED
COMMITTEE APPOINTED YES
TERDAY TO MAKE APPLI
CATION FOR CHARTER
TO BEGIN WORK
The appointment of n committee oh
incorporation, the inspecting of
another committee with power to Ho
led a tito for lue plant, thb authoriz
ing of the purchase of machinery
and the empowering of r. contractor
to begin construction immediately on
all necessary buildings, is the sum
and tubstuncc of what was don0 at a
meeting yestorday mottling of the
persons financially interested in Ute
proposed Carolina Grain and Eleva
A committee consisting of Edward
H. Richards. Julian E. CltnkacaltiB
and Porter A. Whaley was appointed
to make application to the secretary
of state for a charter for tho Caro
lina Grain and Elevator company.
The rennest for the charter was for
warded yesterday by the committee
to Columbia. '
A committee 'consisting of R. E.
Burrlss. Edward H. Richards and \V.
O. McLean was appointed to select a
site for the grain elevator plant. Mr.
Richards was authc.rlxed to proceed
with the purchase of machinery for
thc elevator, whilo Mr. William Bur
rlss was authorized to proceed with
the erection.or the necessary build
ings for the elevator plant.
Winn the' charter has been re
ceived the stockholders will bo called
....Tether again for the pur poe's bf
sleeting a board of directors for th"
company. These dlroc.tors. will, than
proceed with the election of officer*.
lt is probable that work on tito
plant will begin the latter pi t >.t
this week, provided weather condi
tions Improve. Mr. F/Chnrdt!, who
comes from North Dakota to - take
charge of the clevatbr plant, brougiit
along with him Mr. Richards and his
son, holli of whom are experts tn
elevator building. Mr. Burrlss . will
immediately begin getting quotations
on lumber anti sheet metal and other
materials necessary for the con
struction of the buildings. It ls the
Intention .of those behind the project
to hu ve tin; plant /cady for operation
by the first of Muy.
CONTRACT UT FuR
A NEW CITY BARN
Will Be Built By Charley Pruitt
Who Was tho Successful
A special committee of city council,
consisting c.r Aldermen Barton, Taie,
and Carter, met yesterday afternoon
af 0 o'clock at thc city hall and open
ed btds for the building of a new
barn for the city. The lowest hld
was submitted by Charley Pruitt, his
offer being $3,265, and the contract
waa let to him.
There were several bidders for the
}ob. The bids nui between %'?,'?G:t and
This Ki. ii W. to be built on the
city's .lot in the rear of the etty hall.,
The buildiuc to be erected will be
something like the McGee stable at
thc corner of Church and Peoples
street, which is own? tl by Mr. J, E.
SEATTLE, March 30.-Prosecution
ot Doctor Wilhelm Mueller, German
coi)sui at Seattle, and his secretary,
who are charged with conspiracy to
bribe an employe of the Seattle Con
struction and Drydock company to
reveal the company's secrets, will be
rtropped. it was announced today.
The American state department
Wanted the prosecution ' under the
stat, law? discontinued.
ooo o o o o o o o o oo ooo oo o
!-'ufl!>r?? Prohibition. o
o BRADFORD. England. Marcho
3 JO.-The chamber of commerce, o
? tonight adopted a resolution ,o
> favoring total prohibition with o
3 compen -.stir.il to holders ot U-o
> nuor Jin ne,,
soo o o o o o o o o oe ooo oo ol
WU1 Be Dropped
RETURNS INDICATE THAT
MEASURE IS DEFEATED
BY 14 TO 1
DID NOT CARRY
AT ANY PRECINCT
Proposition Lott in City By Small
Majority-No Voting at Two
or Three Places-Returns
Returns gathered by Tho Intelli
gencer from all but about 10 of thc
polling precincts at which tne.ro; wfcs.
voting yesterday on the question ot'
authorizing Issuance of perma
nent road bonds In the sum of 4750.
000 show ttrat the measure was de
feated by a vote of approximately lt
it? turn:- from 36 precincts show
that 168 votes were cast in favor of
the Issuance ot the bonds and 2.230
against tbe proposition. Just bow
many precincts were In usc In yes
terday's election, ls not definitely
known. There are 47 voting place?,
and managers were appointed 'for
these many precincts, but the ballot
boxes for two or three of ?Che places
were not taken out by the m?nagera,
lt is understood that tho Anderson
Cotton r-JIls. the Toxawoy mills and
thc Mountain View boxes were not
called for. It ls believed that the
voteB yet to be accounted for will but
increase the majority by which the
measure, was defeated.
Unless some of- the boxes yet tc
bear from tell a different tale from
that told by the boxes accounted for
in Thc Intelligencer's report this
morning, the bond Issue proposition
fall to curry at a single precinct In
It was' generally believed that the
proposition .would receive a majority ,
nf the votes cast In the city or Ander
son, but the returns show that I he
measure lost even there, being voted
dqwn bv .90 to 8?.
Vote Vrrjr Light.
Returns gathered by The Intelli
gencer show that the vote waa light
throughout the county, and especial
ly in the city of Anderson. The City
box was capable of polling about l.
400 Votes, but a total of bnly 114 were
The cotton mill vote on the ques
tion was somewhat surprising. It had
been generally thought that tho cot
ton mill vote would go in favor of
the proposition, but the returns show.
that the exact opposite was true. '
At several precincts thc bond Issue
failed to receive a single "yes" Voie,
the club members voting, cuddly
against the measure.
So far as the city .walu concerned,
there, was little Interest In tbe elec
tion, this being amply borne out by
the very email vote cast ,at the oliy
box. udglng from tht sise of the vote
at some of the country boxes, tiie
resdlents of the country must .have
taken decidedly mora interest in the
matter than their city brethren.
Tab?late Return?. .
The managers of the election haVc.
three days lb which to turn lu their
ballot boxes.epoll lists, etc. Whop all
these have been turned over td the
WELL KNOWN COTTOis
MILL JANS DEAD
Mr. J. O. Tice Passed Away in
Columbia After Alfi Illness
Mr. J. I). Tice, one of the best
known and most efficient cotton mill
men .in this section of-the country,
died yesterday about noon In the
State Hospital for the Insane, at Co
lumbia. The funeral services will be
held at Honea Patb Thursday after
noon at 1- o'clock.
Mr. Tice was euperlnteodent of the
Chlnuolu Mill at HoBea Path and lat
er superintendent of t'-a Anderson
Cotton Mills. When he took over th*
superintendency of the two mfUiT'b?!
wan given an assistant Superinten
dent at each of the mill}, bis position
being that, of general superinten
Several months ago Mr. Tlce's
mind gave way. and ho wes forced to
go to the State Hospita! for th&tWf'
?.?ne for treatment. He waa 4G
years of age ead' leaves a wife and
four children, three boya and one
daughter. Tho oldest child, a soc. is
lS years of age. Mr. Tice vas a Ma
ua?, an ?Odd Fellow, and a Knight of
Pythias. 'He Was a member"' of' th*?
Methodist church and a? officer Sn thc
President Jas. I). Hammett of thc
Andersf-o and Or - .'o'fon Mills Jtat
ed yesterday that !.4r, Tic? .was one
of the ablest cotton mill men lb thia