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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,
WILL BE DISMANTLED AND
HELD UNTIL WAR IS
HAD GREAT CAREER
Commander Hoped to Escape end
NEWPORT NEW8, April 7.-Com
mander Thterlcbens ot the German
auxiliary cruiser. Prinz Eitel Fried
rich, informed Collector of Customs
Hamilton here tonight that he'desir
ed to Intern hit ship In American
waters for the remainder of the war
The commander said be was forced to
take this course because rollet which
would have made possible a dash to
eoa failed to arrive.
Tho navy department announced
titat tho EiteU would be taken to the
Norfolk navy yard for internment and
lier officers and crew would be bound
no. to participate further in Ute war
The commander's statement said
that tho relief, expected appeared not
to arrive in time,-"so the number and
force of the enemy's cruisers watch
lng the entrance to the bay makes
impossible a dash for the. open sea
with any hopo of success. I have de
cided not to leave tho crew and ship
to fruitless and certain destruction
Being obliged for courtesy shewn me
by all the United States authorities.
I am expecting your orders."
Merchant ships of Germany's belli
gerent enemies, which have been held
up to enable tho Eitel to dash to sea
If 'desired, were allowed to sail to
Commander Thierichens appeared
greatly disappointed that he was
forced to intern. He said he was
heartbroken for he would like to have
gone, but had to constder his men
He didn't Intimate.what naval relief
he bad expected to enable him to re
turn to sea to continue his commerce
raiding which began last November in
tire 'Pacing Ocean.
The Eitel came here four- week:
ago. . She made repairs to boiler:
loaded coal, supplies, and lt -wat
thought she would attempt to dasi
through the allied warships off thc
capes. Collector Hamilton - boarded
her carly tonight with a notificatior
from Washington ?hat she would
either have to leave by midnight to
night or intern. Before message de
livered her commander told the col
lector he wanted to Intern. The ship
will be taken to Norfolk tomorrow
thp breech locks ot her guns removed
and connecting rods of her enginei
Commander Thiorlchena was noti
fied on March twentieth that his ship
would have to ie?ve port tonight by
midnight or intern, fourteen working
days being allowed for repairs.
BRYAN URGES IOWA
TO STAND BY DRYS
Hopes Democratic Party WO! Al
ways Side With Prohib?,
WASHINGTON, AprP. 7.-Secretary
Bryan bas made pnblir a letter he had
.written to L. W. Kcsniojrton. Dem
ocratic natlonat commit leeman from
Iowa, expressing tho nope that Demo
crats would take a stand for prohibi
tion and vote against officials whom
the liquor Interests could control. In
a statement Issued with the letter,
Mr. Bryan said he hoped to see/the
Democratic party take, ta* prohibition
- side whenever the question ls raised.
Ho said, he did not know to what ex
tent the Iquor question be au issue
In the campaign next year, hut that at
the present lt does not seem probable
that lt And a piace In thc platform of
either Demooilc or Republican
* Greenville Want?
GREENVILLE. April 7.-Declaring
that the vaudeville etti jetions staged
bore recently have transformed the
theatres in which they appeared tate'
"plague spoU< for the degradation ot
our young people." thc censorship
committee has recommended a bet
tor class o? ahows ?r the revocation
of the tneatr? ttjwse*. The city
council'has ehuersed the acttou uv tho
Kew York Stocks.
NEW YQPA?. April 7.-Conflicting
condition? resuming rroui ? mixture
of buyinu and selling orders waa re
flected In today's early trading in the
stock mnrkett Baverai prominent
stock* gained whit? a few yielded a
point or two. Irater the entire Hst
became d$iH> Bond* were irregular.
INSPECTOR AT WORK
ON SAFE ROBBERIES
MR. MORGANROTH ON
NO CLUES AS YET
Partie? Who Robbed Safes Are
Believed to Have Been at
There were nc developments yester
day in the safe-blowing vates of the
Honea Path and Williamston post of
fices other than the,fact tliat Post Of
fice Inspector Morgahroth, with head
quarter? in Greenville, began an in
vestigation of the robberies, both of
which are believed to have been per-'
petrated by the same parties-three
white men who were seen about
Honca Path Monday riding in a Ford
Sheriff J. M. li. Ashley returned to
Anderson yesterday, and when ques
tioned by. a reporter for Thc Intelli
gencer as to whether he had had any
success in getting a clue BB to who
committed the crimes replied in- the
It seems that the suspicious look
ing characters /ho were Been about
Hones Path Monday came into the
town from Princeton, a small settle
ment in Laurens County about lt)
miles from Honea Path.. The mon
were travelling in a Ford car and on
the way from Prlncoton to Honea
Path their car brok,, down. They
were given a "lift" into Honea Path,
where they wandered about during
the day and evening. Tuesday morn
ing the men. and their car had dis
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STUDENTS '."RUSti" .UDV1E;
THIRTY KIt?HT ARRESTED
SPARTANBURG. April ?.-Thlrty
eight students of WofTord College las:
night marched up to the door of the
Lester theatre on Main street and
pushing the. doorkeeper aside, walk
ed in. with n?ver a glance at the as?
As a result of their escapade, thc
38 will appear before Mayor Floyd in
tho city court to answer to th
charges if disord?rly conduct.
Adipiral Fiske No
Longer Naval Advisor
Admiral B. A. Kiske. who has been
chief advisor tc Secretary Daniels of
the navy department, will not act in'
that capacity longer. The reasons
for his getting out have net been
told. However, lt ls assumed in
Washington that he baa come to a
serions disagreement with the head
of the navy over the policy being
pursued at this Urne. When he was
caked to testify before a hons? of
representatives committee some time
ago about the. condition of the navy,
he said it was not any where near
preparation for war.
GERMANS OFFER STUBBORN
RESISTANCE TO RUSSIAN
. 1 ?
Drink Question Still Troubles
LONDON. April 7.-Tho Carpath
ians in the east and tiie hilly country
between the rivers Meuse and Moselle
In France continue to be the Scenes
of sanguinary* fighting, but little or no
news I3 forthcoming on the battle in
Except in I'zsck Pass in Carpath
ians. where the Austrians and Ger
mans are offering a stui born resist
ance, the Russians are i.ald to have
crossed the first mountain range and
can look, down thc southern slopes
toward tho plains of Hungary.
It 1B asserted that the part of thc
army which has crossed ls maneuver
ing to get behind the Austro-Gcrmans
holding L'zsck pass. Between the
Meuse and thc .Moselle the French arc
trying to drive the Germans from St.
. The German official report claims
that the French assaults have been
repulsed. The French some time ago
reported tho capture of the town and
claims to have made almost dally
progress since then. The Belgians
regained a blt of ground IOB tin Fland
ers but elsewhere there ls no change
in the west.
- Although no announcement has
been made, it is th0 expectation in
military circles here that a combined
land and sea attack on the Dardanel
les will begin shortly and that at the
same time the Russians will bombard
the Bospborus forts.
In England the drink question Trev
mains uppermost lu the peoples
minds. The cabinet met today to dis
cuss wbat governmental action should
be taken, but announced no decision.
The churches make a plea to th?, peo
ple to at least abstain from liquor
until the war ends.
Sultan Believes Dardanelles Safe.
CONSTANTINOPLE. April 7.-"I
am convinced that the Dardanelles
cannot be forced. The brave conduct
.of the Turkish army troops in recent
operations permits me to conclude
that, although the allies use every
means at their disposal, they will .be
unable to achieve their, purpose."
ThUs spoke Mehmed V. Sultan of
Turkey the first caliph Moslem of the
world today in an audience granted an
Associated Press correspondent. The
Sultan throughout the audience ex
presad , greatest confidence in Tur
key's ability to withstand the allied
AT KEY WEST
Greeted by Crowds and Whistles
On All Boats in Har
KEV WEST. April 7.-Jess Willard,
the new champion heavyweight pug
ilist ot the world, arrived here today
from. Havana, where he won the title
from Jack Johnson. A great crowd
greeted the Kansas giant and the po
lic? had difficulty In keeping order.
AB the steamer came in. ail ships In
the harbor. Including United States
destroyers blew their whistles.
Tem Jones, Willard's manager,
manager, when told of the London
syndicate's offer of twenty thousand
for a match between Willard and
Moran, said Willard will not fight
tor nine months or a year. It was'
announced tonight that Willard
would go direct from here to Balti
more, where be will'give an exhibi
tion. He arrives in New York Satur
LONDON, April 7.-A London syndi
cate hes offered a purse . of twenty
thousand dollars for a fight between
Jess Willard and Frank Moran of
Pittsburgh. Willard is offered
a thousand dollars for traveling ex
penses. Johnson defeated Moran on
points in twenty rounds at Parla last
year. This year Moran knocked out
i Bombardier Wella at London in ten
No Pict ores sf Havana Fight.
-WASHINGTON. April 8.-Persons ,
who had hoped to see the Jess Wil- 1
1 lard-Jack Johnson prize fight in mo- ,
tion pictures will be disappointed. <
? The federal law forbids not only in- :
terstate transportation of fight film?, 1
hut tho Importation cf such fllsr.s <
from .foreign countries and provides
a fin? ot 11,000 and imprisonment of 1
'one year, or both for each on>nr*
Raymond Swoboda, Accused As Spy by French.
Raymond Swoeoda, a mysterious
character, who may be an American,
a German, or a' Frenchman, is now
under arrest in Paris on thc charge
of hav'ng tried to scuttle tho liner
Tourain?, which caught fire off the
Irish coast ou a trip from New York
He and his friends maintain .that
he is an American and that he lias
been selling gods bought in the
t'n lied States to Fronch contractors,
who are supplying thc army. His"
ci M . will be taken up by the State
department at Washington Just us
soon as he shall have made protest
against the action of the French
IMMINENT IN MEXICO
GENERAL OBREGON HOPES TO SEVER ALL COMMUNICA
TION BETWEEN VILLA-ZAP ATA FACTION AND
CONDITIONS IN CAPITAL ARE UNCHANGED
President Wilson's Special Representative Holding Conferences
With Both Factions-Reports All Quiet at Guaymas, ?
On West Coast.
WASHINGTON. April T.- Advices
indicating that a baltic is imminent
which, may decido whether Obregon
the Carranza commander, would sever'
the Villa-Zapata troups from com
munication with Mexico City, attract
ed wide interest here today. Officials
attach much importance to the out
come of the battle which is expect
ed to be fought about Queretaro,
where tho two armies have been con
Fighting continues ir?ar Tampico,
but indications ar? that both sides
have drawn on the forces then; lo
strengthen their lines about Duere
taro. This ?sd to the belief here taut
there won't be an attack on thc oil
wells near Tampico.
Conditions in Mexico-City are un
changed. Duval West arrived there
to confer with Villa-Zapata officials.
He has Just concluded a conference
with Carranza at Vera Cruz. He is
believed to be hivcstigatinr general
conditions for President Wilson. A
State department statement today says
all is quiet at Guaymas, .Mazatlan on
SUIT NEARS END
Closing Argument in the Supreme
WASHINGTON, April 7.--Th*- cru
cial content in t'iO government's suit
to dl*c~ire the International Harves
ter Company began today with the
case's presentation to the supreme
court In oral argument. The snit he
gen three years ago in the federal
distr!j. court Minnesota. More than
twelve hundred witnesses have 'been
heard. The lower court held that the
nmpanr ?toa a combination in re
straint of trade and directed its dis
solution into three equal, Independent
the west coast.
State department dispatches today,
dated April 5 said the fight would
.take place noon. This is construed to
mean Villa had assembled a force
strong enough to meet General Obre
Kon's army and was moving south
wan' from Torreon.
Obregon last reported from Quere
taro and was said to have sent a j
column ngainst San I.ai.; Potosi.
Obregon U understood by officials to j
have 20.000 men and lt ls said Villa'
has gathered an equal force.
Hallet* Fell on American Side,
BROWNSVILLE, Tex.. April 7.
Despite the recent, warning from the
United States military authorities bul
lets fell in Brownesville, Texas, again
today during a brief exchange of rifle
fire between the Villa and Carranza
armies contending for Matamoros.
No one on thc American side w.?re
struck. The command tra on bott)
sides said the skirmish was without !
effect. The vanguard u? * Otp vt.ix |
artillery train an tved tonight U wg .
TO UNITED STATES
Believed He Intends to Confer
With Former Asso
WASHINGTON, April 7.-Official
announcement that Virtorl?na Huer
ta, once Mexican dlet*?or, is on his
way from Spain to the United 8tatts
was received at the state department
today from the American consul at
Huerta is due to arrive at New
York Saturday on his first visit to the
United States. His plins are nbt
known, but'lt is believed he intends
to confer with Mexicans associated
with him during hts administration
who have gathered In New York.
IS. RILEY DEAD
ESTIMABLE WOMAN PASSED
AWAY LAST NIGHT AFTER
Mrs. Frances Gaines Riley Seized
With Pneumonia Last Friday.
Native of Greenville.
In the eighty-eighth year of her
age, Mr?. Frances Gaines Kiley, one
of tho most widely known and high
esteemed women of the county, died
last night ut 10:'JO o'clock at her
residence, No. 327 'Johns street, after
a brief illness of pneumonln. The
fuheral services will he held Friday
morning at 10 o'clock, at Prospect
church, several miles west of the city,
and will be conducted by the Rev.
O. L. Martin. f
Mrs. Kiley was born in Greenville
county March 7. 1828, being the oldest
daughter of the Kev. N. und Clarissa
Arnold Gaines. In the year 1850 she
was married to William Kiley, a resi
dent of Laurens county, and from
there removed to Anderson coWty
more than 50 years ago. Since tout
time Mrs. Kiley had made her home
in and about Anderson, where |hc
caine to be loved and revered for her
beautiful Christian character and U#r
Bweet disposition. Muny hearts
throughout this Beetloo will be sad
dened to learn of her death, and the
sympathy of the community goes out
to the surviving members of the fam
ily in their bereavement.
During the war between the sec
tions her husband rendered services
as he was called upon to perform,
though he saw no> active service dur
ing that conflict. While he was away
during that period the burden of con
ducting the farm and rearing eight
small children fell upon her should
ers. During the war Mr. Riley con
tracted a stomach trouble, from which
he never fully recovered. AH a re
sult of his long illness his mind be
came Impaired and In the year lSfiS
he was taken to the hospital for tho
insane in Columbia for treatmeut.
He recovered his mental faculties,
though he wa? never strong in body
after that time. During ?hese yeats of
Illness and abseaco from home the
burden of running the threehorse
farm and rearing toe children fell up
on Mra, Kiley's shoulders. "While this
seemed to be a burden," said one of
her sons last night." it was not a
burden. In fact, though ber's was a
hard life, she felt no burdens, for
she lot her Lord bear them for her.
and this accounts for the long life she
The example of the beautiful life
Mrs. Kiley lived bears fruit in nor
children, grandchildren and great
grand, illdren. showing in their re
pu . .rons for honesty, sobriety, truth
fulness and Industry.
Mrs. Riley came from a pious
parentage on both sides. It waa a
source of pride with her that she
could trace her paternal ancestry
back to tho Broaduses and tn Edmund
Pendleton, who was tho presiding of
ficer when .the Declaration of Iadc
pendence was read, and who stood
shoulder to shoulder with Timm,is
Jefferson in that time and of whom
the great exponent of Democracy
spoke, in appreciative terms. On her
mother's side she was descended from
Maj. B?rry, who was a prominent'cit
iz^ of the Fork Shoals section of
Early in life A' s'. Kiley joined thc
Baptist church, and for over 25 ye irs
had been a member of the First Bap
tist church of Anderson.
Mrs. Riley ls survived by eight chi .
drep, their names being Mrs. M. J.
Harper. Mrs. J. G. Riley. M-s. Claru
I-ou Bu rr Ins. Mrs. Ida Pruitt. Mrs.
J. N. Byrum, Mrs. R. W. Pruitt and
her twin brother the Rev. Melzer
Riley, all'of Anderson, and J. P. Riley
of Atlanta. In thc year 1863 she gave
birth to triplets, all of whom died lu
She is also survived by three living
brothers, namely: thc Rev. W. A,
Gaines, of Wost Virginia; M. B.
Caines, of Seneca, and E. P. Caines
cf Ur n; a Path. She ia au aunt of Dr.
David M. Romsey, president of
Greenville Woman's College, and of
Prof. R. E. Gaines, of lilehraonU Col
lege. She lost two brothers on the bat
tlefields nesr Richmond during the
Mrs. Riley outlived many of thc peo
ple of ber- day, she being closely
bound by ties of friendship with
scores of the Eskews, UuriissoK sud
Waltons of this county who have long
since gone to their reward. Sho
was in good health not ll last Friday,
wheo she was forced to take her bad.
She had been complaining of not feel
ing especially well for Some dayc
prior to that time, but made dally
visits to the bedside of her sick sou.
Mr. J, G. Riley: Last Friday lt wa?
discovered that she had a severe at
tack of pneumonia, and from that tim?*
PASSED AWAY LAST NIGHT
AFTER THREE WEEKS OF
FUNERAL 4 P. M.
AT THE GR?VE
Wa? Nearing Her Eightieth Year.
Survived by One Sister the
Last of Nine.
Miss Carrie Edwards, one of tho
moat widely known and beloved ot
the older residents of Anderson, died
last night at 9:60 o'clock at her horne
No. C08 North Main street.
She had been iii for three weeks
with pneumonia, and while her death
had been expected for several days
?he news of her passing away fill
come as a shock to her friends and
admirers throughout tho city, Owing
to the extreme Illness of other mem
members ot the household, no fun
eral services will be held at tho rest?
dence, but the obsequies will be at the
grave, In Silver Brook cemetery, this
afternoon at 4 o'clock. The funeral
services will be conducted by thc Rev.
O. L. Martin, who for several years
was her pastor at the .First Baptist
church. Dr. John F. Vines, pastor qt
the First Baptist church, is out, of, the
city and will not, therefore, be able
to take part in the services.
Had Mis--. Edwards lived unUt April
17, next, she would have been 80
years of age. She waa a daughter ot
O. Z. Edwards and was born In Oeor
gla, coming to Anderson many years
ugo to make hor home.
Of her immediate, family. Miss Ed
wards ls survived by one slater, Miss
Jeffie F. -Edwards. The latter is the
last of ber parents, 12 children, nina
suiters and three brothers. Miss Ed
wu'i-ls was a consistent member bf
the Baptist church and lead, a beau
tiful Christian Ure.
IN WHITMAN CASE
Charge Complicity, in Murder ot
Greenwood Last Decem
O REEN WOOD. Aprli 7.-With the
announcement ot Coroner Dock Owen
thar he win conclude on Friday, April
9th, at 10 o'clock the Investigation
into the death of J. C.. Whitman
whose throat was cut by unknown
parties in the orphanage woods ou
a Saturday night shortly before Issi
Christmas, comes thc smjgtatlonal re
port that two more ?icu. D. Hinton
and Jim Johnson, are charged with
being Implicated in thft killing. In ad
dition to startling testimony which it
is ?aid will connect these .young white
men with the murder, it is understood
that scierai mora wlnSsaes will tell
things at the hearing non Friday
that have m>t yet "leaded out."
GOES TO TARANTO
\ctivfty Create Apprehension
Plan? Are Kept
ON ITALIAN FRONTIER. April 7.
-The Italian fleet left suddenly
Monday from lt's Mediterranean nav
al station and concentrated at Au
gusta and Tararlo, thus within a few :
liours of the Adratic. The warships'
ieparture created a profound impres
sion. Apparently only tbe king and
mc or two high government Ifflclals
were acquainted with the plans.
Metis.Norwood Case Postponed.
OREEN Vi LLB, A pu*. 7. ~ln all
probability the suit of W. D. -Matta
igainst J. V' Norwood, In which the
dormer asks $75,000 damages for at*
eged libel, will not be tried at this
erm cf the court ot common pleas.
The case ls set for uext to.tho last
lav of th? term, which means that U
will not come to trial.
lute or no hope was held out for her
A beautiful episode of Mrs, Riley's
sst day?, was the birthday party
vhich her children tendered her on
?larch. 7. last, her 37th anniversary/
kl| her children, with the exception
>f Mr* J. P. Riley, who lives tn Atlan
a, and many ot her grandchtidr?n
ind great grandchildren were pres
et on that occasion and made narry
vith this saintly "Mother in Israel,"
vho now is gathered to her father** in
hat realm, where tbe righteous nave