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VOLUME II NUMBER 8i: Weekly, Established 18C0; DcUy Aa. 18, 1914. ANDERSON, S. C. FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 16, 1915. PRICE FIVE CENTS
AND CARGO WAS FOR
GAINS IN EAST
French Report Says They Have
Added Materially to Terri
tory in Woe vre.
IXJNDOX. April I-*.-Although not
yet certain that a German submarine
waj responsible for the slnklnjg'of thc
Dutch steamer Katwyk off North
Hinder Lightship last night tho ves
sel's destruction aroused indignation
of thc Dutch people, as evidenced by
editorials in Holland newspapers.
Thc Katwyk, loaded with grain
from baltimore, consigned to the
Dutch government, is reported to
have been at anchor and flying the
Dutch flag when thc explosion sent
her to the bottom.
Dutch napers innis* that no mistake
could have been made, and "if a Ger
man submarine actually torpedoed
the steamer, we must expect that tho
Germar government, will, without loss
of time, be made responsible for the
severe violation* of Hie rights Of neu
The fact that the sinking of the
Katwyk came close on theGeruiau
seizure of four Dutch trawlers has
heightened the feeling of the Hol
The Russians are said to be con
tinuing their efforts to force the Aua
tro-Gcrman armlos out of the Car
path laos and having taken the western
passes, are bonding their efforts on an
uttcmpt to t?ttfitt?r? Uzsok Pass and the
heights in thc northeast.
Petrograd claim i steady progress,
despite the Austro-German efforts to
outflank them, but the Austro-Ger
mans insls tthat recent fighting has
been in their favor and they captured
another tinportaut height northwest
The french have apparently reviv
ed their offensive in Woevre. and
.claim to have added materially to thc
ground previously gained, which
would bring them a step nearer the
main objectiv?, the removal of tVe
German wedge which bends their linc
at- St. .Mlhlel.
Tlie French claim progress In Al
sace and,the region of Somme, which
is contradicted by Berlin, who si'.yn
all French attacks have been repuls
Stock Excitan, > Sent? Selling High.
NSW YOB* April 15.- Fifty-nine
thousand dollars wore bid today for-a
scat In thc New. York stock exchange
an advame over Oio l-i.u actual sale
of nine dollars. A few weeks ago
memberships wore offered at $36.000.
Daniels Appoint* Personal Aide.
WASHINGION, April 15 -Secre
tary Daniels designated Commander
1). W. Wortsbaugh yesterday as hi?
personal side to relieve Lieut. Com
mander Needham L. Jones, who has
been 111 for several months.'
INVESII6?16 f UN
FOB JILL AT PE?
Governor Urges Committee To
Confer With Board ot
COLUMBIA, April 16.-At the meet
ing yesterday Gov. Manning suggest
ed to tho hoard of directors of thc
State penitentiary that a careful in
vestigation be made as to the best plan
of operation before a contract be
awarded for he construction of a mill
to manufacture cloth for convict
clothes.. The governor also suggest
ed that. the board confer with the
State board of health to insure a mill
that is sanitary and not detrimental
to the health of the . prisoners em
The directors held a long session at
the penitentiary yesterday, when the
question of opening the mill aa pro
vided by an act o? the last general
assembly was discussed.. Nothing de
finite was decided upon at the meet
ing. An ettlr?*:?e on the cost of the
mill ls to be msde.
Zeppelin* St'll Active.
lyONDON. April 15.-Two Zeppelins
drooped bombs on several east coast
towns ?hr;-My after midnight Con
siderable property wee. damaged.
TRAIN BOBBERS GET
$00,000 WORTH OF SILK
NEW YORK CENTRAL FAST
FREIGHT HELD UP NEAR
TEN MEN IN PARTY
Corned Away Coot in Auto
Trucks-Made Clean Get
BUFFALO. April 1.'?.- Tel? or more
mon li dd un' the New York Central's
fast freight at Sanborn.-IF? mlle3 from
hcre today and robbed several cars of
bolts of silk to thc value of $:>0,000.
Thc robbers loaded the silk in four
and five ton automobile trucks and
made their escape. Thc bandits wer?
armed with repeating rifles and auto
matic pistol:;. Several shots were
fired at tho train crew, but no one
Detect ves. patrolmen an?1 moented
police from Buffalo, Niagara Falls and
Tonawanda reached the scene shortly
after tbe holdup, but severa, hours
searching resulted In nr. angsts.
When last seen the robbers wer? head
ed toward Buffalo.
After forcing tho engine crew to
uncouple the locomotive and run it n
short distance, the robbers lined up
the eugineman and three other mem
bers of the train crew against a box
car and placed them under thc guard
n! a single bandit while the others
looted thf merchandise cars.
Engineer ?o3sle escaped the guard
and running through a fusllade of
shots, reached the engine, made a re
cord run into the suspension bridge,
eight miles away, and gave the alarm.
The robbery was tho most daring
one of ita kind in this section. The
value cf the stolrn goods exceeds that
of any other freight robbery in the
history of eastern .-ai! rot di n g.
Propery Damage to Amount of
$400,000 Caused by
HOLEBROOK. Ariz.. April IT..
Eight persons wcro drowned last mid'
night when the Lyman. reservoir,
which impounds the waters of the
Little Colorado ' river, . broke and
flooded valley below. The accident
happened twelve miles .-outh of St.
Johns. No damago done St. Johns.
PHOENIX, Ariz.. April 15.-Dis
patches received here today say the
brcakiug of the Lyman reservoir re
sulted tn property , damage in flood
ed area amounting to $400.000. St.
John? is 50 miles from the railroad
In northeastern part of, State.
WORK INJ?LL SWING
TOMATO PLANTS ARE NOW
k BEING SET OUT BY THE
With 16 clubs and 175 junior mem
bers o? the Giris Tomato and Canning
Club Work in this county is now well
organised and going on smoothly. '
Club members are now engaged In
putting out their tomato plants, abd
according to reports many of them
hara grown splendid plants from Ute
seed? that wer? furnished the first
bf the season, As generally known,
the members, were furnished tomato
eseds several weeks ago. which they
planted In hot bed's, constructed ac
cording to directions furnished them
by the director in charge of the
As yet no effort has -been made to
ward getting up prises to be offered
Ik the various contests, but three
prises have bean voluntarily contri
buted by various persons tn the coun
ty who are deeply interested in th?*
'- 1 '
German Liner As SI
After sinking thirteen British and
French merchant vessels since she
slipped from N cw York harbor In a I
-ea-gruv coat of pain*, eight months
ago. the North German Lloyd liner.
Kronprinz Wilhelm, which was
turned into an auxiliary cruiser, has
run back tc another American port
for protection against thc allies'
battleships. She suddenly rsn into
JAPANESE NOT AFTER
NAVAL BASE IN MEXICO
REPORTS OF j ESTABLISH
MENT OF ONE ARE PRE
Claim That Is Only Object of
Warships Gathering in Turtle .
WASHINGTON.? April 15.-An of
ficial statement winch was authorized
by the Japanese embassy today char
acterized os "preposterous" thc re
ports that a naval base had been es
tablished at the Turtle Bay in low
er California in Mexico end de
clared "There never had been any
Intention on the part of the Japanese
government to lohate a naval base
or occupy any territory on the west
coast of Mexico."
The operations ot the Japanese
warships !n Turtle Bay, the embassy
ofilclalo said, were solely for sal*
vaglng the stranded cruiser Asama.
It was stated that detailed reports
from the scene had not been re
ceived. As the consul general -at
San Francisco is handling the mat
ter. The official? added that a land
ing on the shore of the bay had pro
bably been found, necessary in con
nection with the' salvage work.
SUBMARINE f 4 IS NOT
CRUSHED BY PRESSURE
Divers Examine 111 Fated Craft at
Depth of 288 Feat-New
HONOLULU. ?j-f? KL-The sub
marine F-4 was not crushed r.y the
water'? pressure according to ? re
port ot Chief Gunner's Mate George
D. Stiilson. who descended to the
wreck late yesterday afternoon. The
vessel wai located by Dlvfcr Frank
Stiilson reported . that the sub
marine's superstructure was caved,in
and t/.e hull filled with water. He
could not find .any ether boles. The
top plate? are intact and, th?-, vessel
ls lying on a smooth sandy bottom
oa ber side.. He found one of thc
lines that Were used by the sean hera
fouled in the superstructure:'
Wert waa begun today in freeing
this' line and making others fast 'to
the ship. Two are already fa3t.
('rlltey was down ?wo hours and
Stiilson aa nour and. a half at a
depth of 28* feet. Neither suffered
say iii ec ec ts.
Aa investigation board of naval
officers had been appointed to thor
oughly Inspect the other submarines
Left New York to Raid
Newport News Sunday, there to keep
company with the? interned Prinz
Eitel Friedrich, which appeared there
some weeks ago.
It is expected she will Intern, and
this mean? that her earcer as a com
merce destroyer is at an end.
l'aintcd in war gray, the Kron:
prinz Wilhelm steamed out of New
York harhor on the night of Aug. 3,
before American neutrality had been
proclaimed. She was. then armed
with three six-Inch guns, several
HARD LEGAL BATTLE
COUNSEL FOR M'ADOO AND
WlLLt?MS -t? ASK POST
Expected Most Bank Officials and
Many Public Men to Oc
cupy Witness Chair.
WASHINGTON. April 13.- Furthei
cvldonce that the government expects
a hard fight in tho injunction pro
ceedings brought by the Riggs Na
tional Bank against Secretary McAdoo
abd Comptroller Williams was given
today when government' counsel an
nounced that a postponement will be
south when the case comes u\> tomor
row in the District Sf <. reino 'Court.
trouts D. Brandel.;, special assistant
attorney general In, charge of the
case, was not prepared . to tell to
night Just how much time he woulu
aek from-the court. It Is expected,
however, thal '. a continuance, for ai
least a week*wiil bc sought.
While Brandeis wa? unwilling to
discuss the case, it was believed to bc
a rael that thc postponement be asked
shows the government does not ex
pect to make its main plea agalust
the jurisdiction of the court, but will
seek tr. answer the allegations set
forth in the bank's hill' of < ^mplalnt.
These charge McAdoo sri .Williams
with conspiracy to wreck '' , and with
lon.fr. persecution. If that proves to be
thc case it is possible that the court
wi<l ask for ir>frrmulon outside of
that furnished in the bill, thc answer
and the arguments of lawyers. Should
such course deve'op the" witness chair
will urobably be occupied by most of
the bank's officials and some promi
nent mon in official life.
Williams har expressed a willing
ness to test if* if asked to do to, and
his counsel advises. 'Sscretr.ry Mc
Adoo ls still confined to his home re
covering from an operation, '.ut no
one in official life doubts his -billing'
nota to appear If lils testimony ls to
MAY SK SD 1,1 BK TV BfeLL
TO KxiN?s?fio:< vr utinro
PHILADELPHIA. April l."?,-A re
solution for sending the old liberty
bell to the Panama-Pacific Exposition
at San^ Francisco, passed tho select
council toity. 42 to 0. The measure
now goes tr. the common '.-nundi
r.bcte lt it ?aid it will pass.
CY.mmon council concurred 'In re
solution which now goes - to mayor,
who Is known to favor lt.
Decisi?n in !aaa?dm CSA? IN Ht versed
COLUMBIA, April IR.-The su
preme court decisi?n In the case of
John McHardy Mauldtn. et. al appel
lant, ago?att Oscar K, Mauldtn. et al
respondent, was re veined. Opinion by
T. H. Fraxer, assocate Justce.. The
care involve? the b^wkiusr of the
will ot the late Senator Mauldln.
Al lies' Commerce.
smaller cannon and a number of
niuchlne guns. Mer operations have I
been confined mainly to the South I
Besides destroying enemy merchant
VessclB, the Kronprinz ls reported to
have acted as a r-elay station
for wireless telegram* between Ger
many and the German war ships In
the South Atlantic which w?re sunk
hy the British Squadron commanded
by Bear Admiral Sturdee in the bat
tle off the Falkland Islauds.
CATASTROPE AT DETROIT
BLAMED ON STUDENT
Horribly Mangled Bodies o? Vic?
tims Strewn Along Right ol
DETROIT. April i:..-Fourteen
?HT.oas. ten of whom were women,
were killed here last night when a
street ?rar collided with a freight
train in the western part of the city.
The police bla~.,i the Inexperience of
i student motorman and say that the
Inefficiency of the Instructor aiso
contributed to tho disaster. Twenty
eight were injured, four probably
fatally. Only ue>*en of thc .dead havr
been identified. The bodies were ter
ribly mutilated, identification of the
Hhers may be* impossible.
Tlic car was heavily loaded with
people, homeward bound. Tuc Uudent
motorman. J. C. Westover, ?topped
'.bc car when crossing the Detroit.
Toledo And Iron Mountain Railroad.
Die conductor ran ahead. He saw
Trelght cars, pushed by a switch en
gine coming. He signaled the motor
man to wait. The notice was misun
derstood and Westover turned the
power br* . The car started down the
incline toward the tralks. Westover
applied the brakes and turned off the
too late. Tho car stopped in the ap
proaching train's path. The train
struck tho car squarely. The street
car. was swept from the crossing- it
smaahed Into the butldl-gs lining the
narrow -trect. The train mo'ed
nearly 200 feet before it stopped.
The mangled bodies of the killed
.md injured were Strewn along the
way. Many were imprisoned for cev
oral houre'ln the wreckage. The
street* car was demolished and-splin
tered. Some of the bodies were "torn in
pieces. One woman was hurled over
the station'? roof. A hand, wa? round
an a freight car roof 40 feet a*va/.
Au investigation was held. Wejt
aver and Pilchard Vnllade, the rega
lar motorman, were detained, chain
ed with manslaughter. The majority
sf the .victims were foreigners.
LOM Angeles IM-palch.
! WASHINGTON. April A i.os
Migelpr, dispatch, telling of the gath
ering ot foreign warships In a seclu
ied Mexican haven, ot a large camp
i sh ure and of mine? laid in harbor
created no sensation among the
Washington officials as " Secretary
Roo*e<elt sahl that the navy d?pan
nent was without advices as to Just
shat had happened, but that, if any
thing extraordlnsry was aolng* on
lt certainly would have been re
ported by u Fatted States warship
lb the vicinity. He added that lt
would not i have been unusual If the
Japans* < bsd landed in connection
sith the.r efforts to"save the Asama
APOLOGY TO CHILE
For Sinking German Cruisre Dres
den After She Was Ordered
LONDON. April 16. Great Urltain
has offered " a full ami ample"'
apology to the Chilean govern meut
tor the sinking on March 14th In
Chilean territorial waters, of the
German cruiser Dresden. Hie Intern
ment of which already had been or
dered by the Maritime governor ot
Cumberland Day. when the British
squadron uttueked the German. This
fact was made publie tonight in u
White paper giving the text* of Mle
Chilean note of protest ami Ctr brit
SAYS REAL INSTIGATOR'S
, IDENTITY IS "PROFES
U. S. ACTED UNFAIR
Mexico Will Be Savfd But By
Mexican Who Is Yet Un
'.NEW YOKK. April 15-Asserting
that he had nothing to do with the
death of Francisco Madero, General
Y?ctornnlo Huerta, former1 provisional
president of Mexico Issued u state*
ment tonight setting forth what -he
termed his side of thc Mexican ques
tion. He (U-.-larc<i he knew who was
responsible for Madero's death, but
was keeping lt a "professional secret."
Huerta said sixteen million men.
women and children would hove to be
killed before tnexlco .would submit to
an Invader. He said "the Washington
administration ha.i not boen fair to
Mexico.' They have been, misIpd by
lal ... statements, and If they had been
in Mexico . thirty - days they would
change their theoretical erroneous
He pointed Out that In eight months
since he' left the situation had be
come "tt.o sad to analyze." Mexico
will eventually be saved. Int y a
Mexican who it would, but .tl . not
RICHLAND BOND ISSUE
County May Issue Bonds To the
Amount of $1,250,00 For
Vj.I-I DI! lu Tim lutclliireiiocr.
COLUMBIA. April 15.-Judge John
S. Wilson has declared constitutional
the measure of legislature authorizing
the issuance of $l.25d.0tX) In bonds for
good roads lu Richland county ' and
creating a commission to direct the
paying ont ot. money and supervise
tho work of constructing the road,
which are designated tn the bill.
The decision of Judge Wilson which
is very imporltnt to Richland county
came stier Judge Wilson had heard
the argumenta of the attorneys for
th? commission, Shawl. Benet Sha.il
and McGowan. Harry ti. Edmunds
appearing for thc plaintiff, John W.
Lillard, cashier of (he Union National
. The proceedings were based upon
an order of Judge Wilson Usued
March 2? at the Instance o' Mr. Lil
lard's legal representative, in which
the commission was clteJ to appear
and ?how cause why a permanent In
tunction should not bu-'.?sued against
thc defendant on thc ground, princi
pally that tba ac* authorizing the
bonds was une<.nstUut'.on??l. The con
stitutionality of the act was the prin
cipal issuo in the proceedings.
First Letter From Pope to Amer
ica Read at Gather
WASHINGTON. April 15.-Three
American cardinals. Oibbons. of Bal
timore; Farley, of New York; O'Con
nell, of Boston, and the largest at
tendance of Catholic Hierarchy ever
gathered In this country today re
ceived Ute dist. leUer from Pope
Benedict to the United States at the
celebration of the twenty-ftfih anni
versary of the Csthollc University of
The celebration concluded at a din
ner of the Catholic University Alumni
IN COUNTY COURT HOUSE
APROPOS OF CLEAN UP
TO COME OUT
State Health Officer Heyne And
Dr. E. A. Hines Are the
Thc in;1.UK meeting of citizen? lu thc
county court house' tonight at 8
o'clock apropos of thc "clean-up sud
PHlnt-up" campaign which ls to hr
carried out hore next Week promises
to he largely attended.
Men and women of Anderson In
terested In the health and Sanitation
of the city are urged td come out for
this meeting and hear the address oh
thiB importunt matter-which witt lr'
delivered hy Dr. J. Adam Hayns, of
Columbia, secretary, of the statu
board of health and state health of
ficer, and Dr. E. A. Hines, secretary
and treasurer of the- South Carolina
Medical Association and. superinten
dent of the Andereon County Hospi
tal. Dr. Mayne wilt speak on thc
subject of "Sanitation." while Df.
Hine:? will talk on "The Duty ot the
Citizen in the Modern Crusade
The meeting will be a brief one. lt
is important that citizen's generally
turn out for this moss meeting, If
they would learn that which would bc
of benefit to them in making Ander
son a cleauer, healthier abd mo' *
sanitary'city in which to live. >V h
speakers are expert tn knowledge of
the subjects on which they will
During the past -two wteks com
mittees have been busy perfect UM
plans for .Clean, up und pitha up week.
Thc six aldermen of thc city ?natu
been appointed chairen Of sub^cont
III lt tees for the their respective words
who will work up enthusiasm in tte
movement and strive to bring about
an Improvement in sanitary condi
tion*. The work of the several sub
committees is being directed by a
general committee of which Dr. VV.
Prank Ashmore, chairman of the
board of health, ls chairman.
SAY ANARCHY EXISTS
IN MEXICO CITY CITES
WASHINGTON. April 15.- Embas
sies and legations in Washiugton have
received from the tut- ; national coin
m lt tee In Mexico City, it was learned,
today, affidavits charging conditions ot
anarchy In Mexico and reciting speci
fic cases of abuse of foreign residents.
Examination at some embassies als
closed that many of the allegation
have been confirmed by advice.? from
Mexico City, and the diplomats deem
ed the aflldavits worthy of Immediate
transmittal to their governments.
The Carranca agency announced
that General Herrdrra hod telegraph- *
ed a denial of tho reports that lie
had executed a number ot prisoners
and women camp followers uftor a
recent battle a<- Muisachito. Only
one man was* executed, the statement
said, for havtr.g set fire to tho town
American Flags' Were At Half
Mast Throughout the
WASHINGTON. Anrll Ii.-The na
tional capitol observed today the fif
tieth anniversary of the death of
President Lincoln. Wherever public
business permitted, tba government
departmen..closed, On all government
buildings, post offices. military postfl
and naval vessels, throughout. tho
United State? and possessions and on
American embassies legations, con
sulates every port In. tbs world, the
(lag was half masted.'
As a apecttl tribute flags were at
halt mast over the foreign embassies,
and legations here.
BTOWNSVIU.K, Texas. April ir..
A heaw ram I ate rf erred today with
the operations in the Vitia ?legs r.f
Metamers?, There was. occasional
light firing by the bentfta*.