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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 $1.50 THE YEAR,
IN CARPA! K IANS
GERMANS UNABLE TO CHECK |
STEADY ADVANCE OF
FRENCH IN WOEVRE
Two More Vessels Sunk-Bul
garians Explain Recent Raid
LONDON, April t.-Public attention
ls now being directed toward the'-great
struggle for the Carpathian, passes,
where the Rujsiaus arc apparently j
making steady progress despite the I
t.bstinate resistance by Aut nan and
Ociman troops. The Russians arc on
the Hungarian aide of both Dukia and
Lupkow passes. Aided by reinforce
ments they arc gaining the heights
which dominate Uzsck pa3S.
Comparative calm continue.! In thc
we$t. The Germans announce they
repulsed French attacks in Woevre
and Argonne region.
Thc Ucrman l'-3l replaced U-28 off
the West coast of England. During
tho day reports were received of the
sinking of the Russian bark, Hermes
and the ?teamer Olivine, both small
Bulgarians have explained that thc
recent raid into Serbia WAS the work
of rebels. They have promised to dls
aim them when they reach thc Bul
With thc king's example In barring
liquor* from his households and prob
ably shorter hours for the sale o
liquors, it is believed that total prohi
bition wont be necessary.
(JKUM IN SI BV?AR?NK
SINKS ITALIAN STEAMER.
GENOA. April B.-Nowa was receiv
ed here todayjhat the German ubma
rine lanna tho Italian steamer, Luigi
l'arodia, from Baltimore with coal.
Tho report caused a profund Impres
sion here and many expressions bf re
sentment because cf excitement
Authorities have taken strong meas- j
ure? to protect German, colony.
Nothing vis known regarding tho j
AT NEWPORT NEWS
German Cruiser Did Not Attempt j
to Escape . During
NEWPORT NEWS. April ?.-Great
er activity was shown by government
officials with relation to the German
cruiser Prinz Eitel Freidrlch today
than at any other time since her ar
rival. Many conferences were held, j
the nature of which' wore not. revealed
Collector of Custom^ Hamilton went
from the Eitel to the battleship Ala
bama. The Kitel's. commander visited j
the battleship. There is no indication
of what is to be done. It is known
that British warships are still off the
FOR WM. P. FRYE!
Only Want Fay For Damages to |
Vessel-No Claim For
WASHINGTON, April 5.-On behalf
of tho owners of the American ship j
Will'am P. JPryo, sunk by the German
cruiser Prinz Eitel Freidrlch, the
United Jtates in a note made public
today has asked Germany to pay an
indemnify of two hundred and twenty
eight- thou sand dollars, . which rep-i
resents vessels coat, freight, charge]
for cargo and damage, from being un
able to use tho ship. No claim for
?argo damage was made.
i ?i ii
A British Cruiser Said to B* Re
ceiving Supplies From Outgo*
* NEW YORK. April 6.-Collector of
Port Mulcne ch?r$ed tonight thst n
British cruise.- patrolling waters
along the United State? ^ast hat)
been violating the neutrally law by I
coaling and taking supplied front vas*
sela leaving New York. He declared
he espected io brlhg the subpect to
the attention ot the federal grand
DENIES ALLIES' RIGHTS TO
FOR EVERY ACT
If It Constitutes Violation of
Rights as Neutral Na
WASHINGTON, April :>.-Thc Unit
ed States government today made
public ita note to Great Britain an
nouncing it could not admit either
the right of the allies or their claim
for jurisdiction in placing an embargc
on commercial intercourse betweet
Germany and neutral countries.
The com mu nica lion said: "To ad
mit it would bc to assume an attitude
of unneutrality toward the presen
?>nemie3 of Great Britain, which would
be obviously inern3istent with the
s;)l -nm obligation of this government
in thc present circumstances. Foi
Great Britain to make such a claim
would bc for her to abandon prln
ciplea for which site has con3tantlj
and earnestly contended in othei
times and circumstances."
The knited States states its expecta
tion of Great Britain, "after having
considered tho possibilities of a ser
ious Interruption of American trade
they will take steps necessary to avoid
them, and in the ovent they should
unhappily occur, will be prepared to
make full reparation for every act.
whinh under the /ules of international
law constitutes a violation of neutral
Aa Member American Relief Com
mission Operating in Bel
THE HAGUE, April. 5.-Gifford
Plnchot, ex-chief forester of thc Unit
ed States, who it is understood has
been acting a8 special agent for the
American btate department in the war
/.one, has been expelled from Belgium '
by German authorities.
State department advices said that
Gifford Plnchot reached Antwerp, but
was not permitted to proceed further
in hts work as a member of the Amer
ican Relief Commission in Belgium,,
although detailed as special diplo
matic agent of the United States. Ger
man authorities objected because Pin- <
chot's sister ta tho wife of a former
British minister to Denmark, who ls '
still In the diplomatic service.
.Heavy Fighting Near Tampico,
WASHINGTON. April 5.-Heavy
fighting continues between the Car
ranza and Villa forces uar Tampico,
according to, advices reaching the
Verdict Today in
Terre Haute Cases
INDIANAPOLIS. April 5 -The case
of the twenty seven Terre-Hauto men
charged with . conspiring to corrupt
tho November election went to the
Jury, late today. Court adjourned un
til tomorrow^ Verdict, lt reached will
not not be announced until then.
Lee Robinson Lodged ( in Jail
Charged With Kitting His
l-.ee Robinson, charged with having
slain Pink Robinson, was lodged in
the couulT Jail yesterday following an
Inquest into the killing which was ?
held Sanday at the place where the
homicide occurred, on.the W. R. Geer,
p?.tco, between Belton and Honea
The. testimfny showed that. the
brothers had engaged in a quarrel
Sunday morning and that Lee struck
?ila brother with a stick' and stabbed
him in thc heart With a knlfo. The j
.dead negro was said to be half witted
and about 22. years of age. while
hla slayer is about 35 years old. ,
FLORIDA MAX FOOD ?UTII/TT
?V Mi lt BF it OF I NI?! AX
MIAMI, April ft.-A Jury here to
I night found John Ashley guilty In the
I first 4#grs? of the murder cf Desoto
[ Tiger, a Seminole Indian.
THREEJ N. ?.
PROPRIETOR, COOK AND
PORTER MURDERED BY
Threw Iron Safe Into Cellar But
Failed to Break it
NEW YORK, April Three men,
Otto Zlnn, a restaurant keeper, Ste
phen Uovoriaky, the cook, and Rona
Held, the porter, were killed early to
lay in Zinn's restaurant hore, sup
posedly by burglar.:.
Zinn and his wife, who slept over
the restaurant were awakened by a
crash downstaira aud the proprietor
went down to investigate. When he
failed to return his wife called a po
liceman and found the restaurant
keene.- and his lw(> employes in the
In tho cellar was found the safe,
which had been moved from thc
floor above and evidently thrown
down thc stairs. It had not been
?e-ides thfc dead men lay three
.bloody cleavers with which the vic
tim's heads had been battered. The
police found also u revolver and a set
of burglar tools.
There was evidence that the mur
derers had secreted themselves In the
cellar after eating a meal tn the res
taurant The porterNand cook had
been surprised and killed when they
carno down to get some coal
YILLA-ZAPATAS WON'T EVACUATE
No Intention of leaving Mexico City,
Suj* Representative In Vi S.
WASHINGTON, April 5.-Ismael
Pal af ox. In charge of the foreign ofHco
of the illa-Zapata government lu Mex
ico City, yesterday telegraphed En
rlqua C. Ll?rente, Washington rep
presentatlve that there was no inten
tion of evacuating Mexico City, as re
ported in diplomatic dispatches sev
eral days ago.
"We have 6,000 troops in the city
besides 10,000 in the suburbs," the
dispatch said. "General situation
good. Commerce, industry and banka
are opened and all administration
working harmoniously. The spread
ot the rumor of the evacuation caused
a little alarm but as soon as denied
by the. government calm was . re
The Carranza agency gave dut the
"The ? constitutional agency has
received advices from Agua Prieta
via Douglas, Ariz., that. Coi. Cama
'niego returned to Agua Prieta yes
terday With ' his command . of 1,000
men after a most successful cam
paign against ?he Maytorcnlsts in
northeastern Sonoro. He reports that
region as now cleared of the enemy
and the Maytorcnlsts as demoralized
by continuous defeats. They have
Evacuated all northeastern Sonora
and concentrated at Cananea. Thc
arrival ot Col. Samaniego's force
brings tho garrison at Agua Prieta
by three thousand men."
CAPT. W. H. AUSTIN
DIED LAST NIGHT
Highly Esteemed and Widely
Known Citizen of William,
Capt. W. H. Austin, highly esteem
ed and widely known ' citizen of An
derson county, died last night at his
home at Wllllamston, at ll o'clock,
tn the 83rd year or his age.
He was captain of the Gist Rifles,
which went out ot Williamston at the
breaking out Of the Civil War.
Capt, Austin is survived by the fol
lowing children: Mrs. W. J. Tram
mcll ot Anderson; Mrs. Joseph Scott,
Mr. T. G. Austin and Miss Henry Aus
tin, ot Williamston, and Messrs. V.
I), and Matthew Austin of Richmond.
News of Capt. Austin's death, was
teeelvcd in Anderson at midnight.
Thc funeral arahgementa had not
been perfected at that hour.
?LUCK MILL NOTES
Aged Woman ls Critically III of
Mrs Harriet J. Adams, who reaires
on Wellington street, is critically ill
ot a paralysis, which seised her last
Taursdajr. She hes been living at
Cluck Mills, for ? years, having resid
ed et the Anderson Mills before that
for 14 years.
Olin McOtll ls Ul at his home on
Alonso Lee, who has been qnPe ni
wtih pneumonia, la recovering.
American on British Ship Sunk by Germans.
When *,h?s German submarine soul
to the bottom of the Hr!..toi channel
tho British aftth ifthnha, March 2*.
with Bomc HQ passengers and crew,
they causetl the death-, it is believed
. o? Leon Chester Thresher, an Amcri
\ can. Thresher waa a mining eu
I glneer on his way to West Africa.
! His hem,, was in Hardwick, Mass. ,
I He was about thirty-one years of |
ace, and was not married. His
mother and brother live in ll aro wick.
No representations have ao far been
made to tho stau- department nt
Washington. Th,. (?crinan* Lil lei', him
-unies... he ls muong those HU ved und
yet unaccounted ror-od a peaceful
mcrchunt veaseh The attitude of the
admin'-tration in Washington will cf
course not become known tint!! the
case hag been investigated.
BY JESS WILLARD
KANSAS COWBOY KNOCKS
OUT NEGRO AFTER LONG
Johnson Going Back to France
! to Farm-With Thirty Thous
HAVANA. April 5.-Jess Willard,
the Kansas cowboy, won the world's
heavyweight championship from Jack
Johnson, the negro pugilist hero to
day by a knockout'in thc twenty cixth
round, when the fast pace he bad set
sapped the negro's vitality. Then Wil
lard opened a fierce attack, smashing
his opponents dcfen.ie with n f uri ?ade
of blows to his body and head.
In the final romd th? giant Kansan
landed a right swing on tho negror?
Jaw. Johnson crumplod. took tho
count laying oh thc ropes. ; Seventeen
thousand,excited people saw the fight.
As tho new champion arose tho
crowd rushed into tho ring. Se'ilior
protected the fighters and dispersed
the mob. Willard declared Johnson
?ever hurt him. Johnson na id the
better, younger man won tho cham
Johnson nn exile from hts own
country, will sall Wednesday for
France to begin farming. Ile lo
through with the ring.. Willard'.* go
ing back to tho l'niteil, Staten to win
a fortune was denied him today when
Johnson got thirty thousand dollars
before the light started. WU lard tak
lng only a small shav nf the nef re
ceipts.' What ids:shgT.e wan is ui
Tooar'a fish* 1* probably . with
out pan?:.'?! tn tho. history nf the ring.
Ftir twenty rounds Johnson punched
and pounded Willard at will, bul,his
blows grew perceptibly lese? powerful
as the fight progressed_ until he seem
i ed unable or unwilling to proceed
; Johnson stopped landing. For three
I or four rounds tho buttle was little
! more than a turtons of plastic poses of
j white and blsek gladiators. So lt wis
until tho twenty fifth round, when
I Willard ?ot In ono, his widely swing
j ing right hana smashing on Johnson's
i heart ThU wss the beginning of the
j end. When the rou.?i closed Johnson
sent his wife word he waa till in; told
her to start for home. She wai pas
sing the ring going out In the twenty
sixth when a stinging left to ills body
and a cyclonic right to his jaw caused
Johnson to crumple on thc floe.*
where ho lay. partly outside tho ropes
until the refrce had counted ten. The
concensus of opinions Is that John
son knew he could not '.win, und winn
knocked down chose take the count
rather than rise and stand further
punishment A moment after the ref?
ree counted ten Johnson aros'e. It
was well, for spectators rushed tn to
the ring and almost smothered thc
? pugilista. Neither fighter teemed
much damaged. Automobiles return
ing to the city from the fight flew
white flags which spread tho new that
tho white challenges had beat the
black champion. Willard was the fav
orite throughout thc fight. Tonight
be is the hero of the island.
Willard, said tonight "The blow
that brought th,, fight to a quick con
clusion was my right hand smash to
the jaw o' Johnson earlv ii the last
round. 1 felt Johnson grow limp in
the p~xt clinch. I knew I had the
championship within :each. A left to
thc body and a right sma?h to the
Jaw nut Johnson down for thc count.
To Decide Name of New Hotel
WUI Close April 15th.
Messrs. Jule II. Karie, and Jamos C.
Prejr/ly, proprietors of tho uew hotel
which will bc opened up May 1 In the
building vacated by th,. Voung Mon'a
Christinn Association, announced yes
onlay that' the contest for the selec
tion of a name for the new hostelry fi
ls now open and will ci?se April 1$,
A -, previously announced, a prize of
5.". will 1M< Riven the w'?o submits tho
best name for the hotel.
Those dealrlng to submit nSmoa
may in iii them t-. pojt offl.CC bo\ So.
'??'.I. Four disinterested parties wlU
act as judge of the contest
Messrs. Karie and Pressly announc
ed also that. tranHents .Stopping at
their hotel on Saturday night will
havo the privilege of tho beth* Tree
of chargo. In the article in Sunday
morning's issuP ot The intelligencer
announcing Hie opening rf the new
hotel lt waa rrated that the rates will
be *2 per day.' The rates should havo
been given ax f2.C0 per day.
FURTHER PLANS FOR
GLEAN UP CAMPAIGN
LAID YESTEpr>AY AFTER
NOON AT .LETING OF
Will Be Held Between New and
Another General Meeting Set
For April 14.
For the purpoBo of laying further
plans for "olean up and paint up
week." which will be observed in An
derson in the near future, a meeting
of thc various ward committee* was
held yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock
in chamber of commerce quarters.
A general meeting of all commit
tees will be held on next Wednesday,
April 14, at 4 o'clock at thc chamber
of commerce. But between now 'and
that time meetinga of the various
ward committees will be held.
The Ward 1 club will meet this af
ternoon at 5.30 at Hotel Chiquola.
The Ward 2 club will meet tomor
row afternoon at 5:30 o'clock at the
Carnegie library. ?
The Ward 4 club will meet next
Monday afternoon at 4 o'clock, the
pluee of meeting to be announced
Ward G flub will meet next Tuesday
afternoon. April 13, at 4 o'clock
the residence of MrB. James Ander
Meeting? of tho other ward clu
will be announced UH soon an the in
formation is forthcoming.
A program ot suggestions was glv
cn out yesterday afternon with th
This program is issued to try and
simplify the work for the different
committees in charge of "clean . up
week." Every home maker ls asked
to have the entire premisea cleaned
of the cans and trash and^everythlng
nf that kind and put In. one place
for thu city wagons. The duty de
volving upon ouch committee IR tn aee
that vacant lots ure thoroughly clean
ed und rubbish put in a convenient
place for the wagon...
To see that there are no breeding
places for mosquitoes of flies.
It is tho Intention of the various
committees to enlist tho interest of
every person in the ward.
The duty of the committees to see
that drains are properly ditched aud
Every home maker is asked to talk
to their servants and get them to pay
more attention to sanitation.
Tile city will furnish limo and dis
infectant to use generously on thc
premises, where needed.
A RECORD BREAKING
AT THE SUNDAY SCHOOL OF
ST. JOHN'S METHODIST
One thousand and two persons, by
actual count, attended Sunday school
at St. John's Methodist' church last
Sunday morning, the plans of the
pastor, superintendent and teachers
to,haye one thousand people at Sun
day sc hool on Easter ^Sunday morning
having been crowned with absolute
Of this large number - of people,
there were 891 grown men in the Wes
ley Bible cia SH. of which Mr. R. S.
I.lfton is teacher. The plans called for
an attendance of bot 350 for thia class.
There were 86 young men in the
class or Or. W. H. Hardin, and the
plans calred for an attendance of but
Of the total attendance there were
141 grown ladies, the others being
young ladies, girls and children.
The large attendance at thia sunday
school came about as the result of
some hard and systematic work by
the pastor, the superintendent and va
rious teachers of thc Sunday schol.
The plank were announced the Sun
day before, and throughout, hut week
a diligent campaign to attain the goal
was followed. Advertising space In
the newspapers wax ua?wl. Postal
cards to members of the Sunday
school and people generally were
resorted to, while street signs were
brought into use.
Other Sunday School*.
Attendance at otb*** Sunday school*
of thc city wan a?, the "high mark
last Sunday morning. AC the First
Baptist 'church there, waa an espec
ially large attendance, the Buraca
class having an attendance ot about
COUNTY TRUSTEES NOT iU
FAVOR SERVICE DONE BY
MISS GAW 1NGTON i
ADDRESS BY PROF.
E. MARION RUCKER
County Trustees Association Held
Quarterly Meeting Monday.
Hy n :f)to of 2:l to 12, a small per
centage of the membership of the An
derson County School Trusted As
sociation, In regular quarterly session
yesterday to the county court house,
went on rlfcord as being apposed to
the continuance after tho present fis
cal year or ittie office ot the County
Supervisor of?Snral Schools, a apian*
Hil work whitier hus been carried on
most acceptably by Miss Maggie M.
Carlington' to the great good of the
.schools ol the county.
Tl'1... action was taken by the tras
tees at the close of the meeting, the
ma'.ter being brought before the sea*
don by Prof. E. C. MCCants. superin
tendent cr city schools, who, ss a
member or thc county board of ?du?
cation, asked that the trustees giro
.'OHIO expression lo their wishes on
thiB matter. Thc subject of finances
was gone into and County Superin
tendent of Education J. B. Felton stat
ed that the money for the employment
of the supervisor had been derived
from two sources, the sum of 9250
ccmlng from tho Peabody fund and
tho county board paying ber $75 per
month and expemoB/ .After thia fis
cal year, he stated, lt would be Im
possible to got any more money from
the Peabody fund. !f the county board
wc;-c forced to come forward with,
this addition amount, how much
would it erst each school In the coun
ty on the average, tho superintendent
was asked by a trustee. The auper?
Intentloni replied that the supervisor
cost thc county board about $500 n
year, and that if the board had to pay
the entire cost or the supervisor,
which In about $750, lt would cost
each school or thP county an average
of something ovor $8. Several trus
tees remarked that they would not bo
m favor ot taking thut much off tho
appropriation for th^lr respective
schools for tho employment of a tup'
orvlior. This brought tho matter to
a general discussion and finally to a
C. te. Though several of the trustees
spoke In opposition to the discon
tinuance of tho work, 23 members
went on record as opposing the con
tinuance of the oflk'e while 12 voted
for lt to be continued.
An I npttiitilar Hove.
Persona who are conversa?;?: ?*lth
tho value of the work of tbs super
visor and who know how the patron*)
of the country schools feel about it
believe that were, the question put to
a vote of ? malortty of thQ trustees
thty would go cn record aa favoring
the continuance ot the office. It waa
also suggested that it lg not from a
larger percentage ot the membership
of thc trustees association before they
vote to Abolish Inc ofil Sj of the sup
Trustees In Seaslo**
The trustees met in quarterly ses
sion ats noon and w?**o addressed by
Prof. E. Marlon Ruck?-.-, fermer Au
dorsoninn, who 1B now in instructor
In the law Behool or the University or
South Carolina. Prof. H?cker madf
Ute trustees a splendid talk, laving
stress on the great need add tho valu?
of higher education for thc young
men and women or tho land. He em
phasised th0 importance or'the trus
tee* getting good teachers fer tao'.r
schools and keeping them. Frequent
changes in teachers, he stated, ts both
bad for the schools aid for the pupils
attending the school?.
county Superintendent of Educa
tion Felton gave next a*l account of
the State Teachers' association meet
ing in Florence recently and made a
plea for full t?nus for the schools..
He resd and explained to the trustees
the .ecently enacted compulsory
school attendance law, and a?ked
them to g ?fe the matter their eerlour
County Supervisor of Fmr?l Schoolt
Miss Maggie M. Carlington appeared
before the trustees ' and r. j-ve an ex
haustive account of the work she bsd
been doing since taking over the du
ties ot the office.
Trustees' Feknt. .
Arter tho bunine;, or thc meeting
had been brought o a cleat tho tras
tees were treated to fruit and cigars
by thc county Superintendent. The
meeting wits presided over by Presi
dent W. Av Tripp. Secretary Welter
Sanders v.aa on hand- to discharge his
duties. The nert meeting of the or
ganization will be held In July.
KINO OEORGE HOUSEHOLD
TO PRACTICE TEETOTALISM.
IX)N'no.\, April Q<--Teetotalism
been forced in all r.f the king's ot
or household*, beginning Wednesday,
according to an official announcement
issued tonight, which saya no wines or
spirits will he consumed thereafter.