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VOLUME II. NUMBER 9S. *?*Ir, Ertaatlahed 18*30; Daily Jam. IS, 1911. ANDERSON. S. C. SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 2, 1915. PRICE FIVE CENTS
GERMANS ASSUME OFFENSIVE ON BOTH LAND AND SEA
_. ? . -
TWO STEAMERS
AND SEVERAL
OTHERS SOI
SUBMARINES AGAIN ACTIVE
IN TRADE ROUTES ON
WEST COAST OF
ENGLAND
INCREASE NUMBER
SUBMARINES TO
FIGHT BLOCKADE
British Admiralty Claims to Have
" New Method For Dealing
With Hostile Sub
marines.
LONDON. Ma 1.-German aub
ruaiit:'. v.i i ich have confined them
selves to the North Sea where thoy
have sunk several trawlers, "have
again appeared on thc trade routes off
the west coast of Ireland and England.
They have caught two victims. These
are tho Dritiah steamer'Edale and the
Russian steamer Svorono. Both ot
tho crews wore saved. This, with the
warning to Americans traveling on
trans-Atlantic linea leads to the be
lief that the Germans will attempt,
with a greater number of submarines,
to combat the British blockade. Brit
ish .papera say the admiralty has
found a method .>?? dealing with the.
Hubmarlrica. Tho "peuple are aWaftlng
the result with interest. England ia
calm in the face of tho Zeppelin raids,
the submarine attack and the Dunkirk
bombardment.
Comparative quiet prevails on the
weetara Iront. The French offen3lvo
continues bet ".vc cn ti;;; "cu ar.;l
Moselle rivers. The Germans claim
they have repulsed all attacks there.
The Germans are reported raiding tho
F.mssian Baltic . Provinces. The ex
tent of the raid ls unknown. The Rus
aans are confident they will handle
lt.
Fighting is renewed on the cast
Prussian frontier and also In central
Poland. Russians and Austrians are
again contending for Uzsok Pass In
the Carpathians. It ts expected thc
Germans will soon undertake a big of
fensive on the Eastern front.
Athens dispatches Bay the allied
fleet baa resumed the Dardanelles
bombardment, but this isn't confirm
ed. Definite results aro expected
soon, according to th.-? French minis
ter of marine.
LONDON. May 1.-iAn Athens dis
patch saya the allied fleet is violently
bombarding Nagara. The forts did
not reply. Thc Turks can't reach
the Asiatic ahore on account of thc al
lies' indirect fire. The Turks are
now concentrated around Maidoa.
CAPETOWN, May 1.-An official
statement describing South African
operations ssys . General Mackenzies'
mounted force, which was designated
to cut off tho Germans, inflicted a
Berloua defeat on them near Gibeon,
destroying tbs railway north of Oib
eon. The union forcea captured a
whole railway train many transport
wagons, much livestock, two finid
guns, several maxims and many pris
oners. .The remnant of thc Germana
escaped on the rough ground whloh
hampered tho calvary.
-Warning Dont Affect Travel. j
, NEW YORK, May 1-Tho largest
humbAr of trans-Atlantic travelers to
; leave New York lu ningle day thia
. spring had booked passage at six big
linera leaving port today. It was
estimated. that more than 3,000 per
sona had reserved sailing. Apparent
ly the German earning pul.'.'shed in
Untied State? '.ods-*' had no effect on
the traveling public
BARNES LIBEL SUIT
FAR FROM AN END
SYRACUSE, if. T.. May 1.-Counsel
for both William ?ames and Theo
dore Roosevelt were engaged today
In preparing - evidence for presenta
tion in supremo court hero next week
when the trial of Barnes* $50,000 llt
bel suit will be resumed.
WitaesaeB on Mohdav will tell
about the printing situation in the
-Albany State capital. Attorney on
? both sides today said lt wilt be lm
? possible to complete the presentation
testimony before some tints week
after next.
French Sold
Tills reroarkuble photograph of an j
actual scene was recently taken after .
tho French were defeated in a charge I
in northern France oai a position of
ATTRACTS ATTENTION
WILL BE WATCHED WITH IN
TEREST BY U. S. OFFI
CIALS
OBREGON ADVANCE
Villa Ready For Attack-Presi
dent's Representative Sails
From Vera Cruz.
WASHINGTON. May 1.-Prospects
of un impending hattie near Aguas
Calientes between General Villu's
troops and the forces of General Ob
regon, the Carranza commander, at
tracted considerable attention in offi
cial circles today, for upon Its out
come may decide the contort between
the two Mexican leaders.
Official advices .said Obregon is
advancing rapidly from Celaya to
ward Aguas Calientes with strong
force, while Villa has gathered there
a force of about 3G.O00, together with
large amount of ammunition. Villa's
agents here claim he is nearly ready
to engage Obregon's forces.
Duval West. President Wilson's
personal representative to Mexico, ls
reported to have sailed from Vera
Crus yesterday for the United States.
Administration officials await in
terestedly the return of Duval West,
the president's personal envoy to
Mextco, who sailed'from Vera Cruz,
today. West personally interviewed
Gen. Carranza, Villa, Z?pata and many
of their supporters. United States of
ficials ere much interested in his re
port.
WON'T SERVE ON
A BRITISH SHIP
Judge Speer Upholds Rights of
German Sailors to Quit
Enemy's Service.
SAVANNAH, May 1.-Federal Judge
Speer today held that a sailor who
was serving on board a merchantman
whose country waa at war with his.
bad a legal right to leave the enemy
vessel. Kniest Kamper, a German sub
ject, waa awarded a judgment for
$G0 wage* against the British Steam
ship, Egyptians, which he left here
last September;
Judge Speer said the treaty be
tween the United States and Great
Britain relative to deserting seamen
did not contemplate tho condition of
nations being at war. He held lt -was
a question of Hamper being a traitor,
to his own country of deserting au
enemy ship.
Hers Dead In Frc
the German?, lt shows the dead
French in Trout of the first line of
trenches lu which the soldiers who
escaped have taken refuge. !
AN?IHER mm~'
ISSUED BY GERMANY
OFFICIAL NOTICE PUBLISHED
THROUGHTOUT THE
UNITED STATES
IS ONLY A REMINDER
That Ships Flying Flags of Ger
man Enemies Do So at Their
Peril.
WASHINGTON, May 1.-In an of
ficial notice published by the German
embassy in %very important city of
the United States, Americans are giv
en renewed warning that if they trav
el on ships, flying the flags of Ger
many'a enemies they do so at their
own risk.
While the notice ts regarded among
officials and diplomatists here as noth
ing more than a reiteration of Ger
many's warning first given when the
war zone about British Isles was
announced, was much Interest In
whether lt foreshadowed increased
activity of German submarines or
possibly had to with movements of
the German fleet, recently reported
curialng tn the North Sea.
i Embassy officials said so far they
know today's notice is intended
morely to remaind neutral travelers of
their danger. Thuy r, lid. however,
that in giving notice they bad acted
m accordance' with general Instruc
tions from the German foreign of
fice.
HAIL STORM IN
SOUTH GEORGIA
Worst in Thirty Years-Kill?
Chickens, Ruins Gardens and
Other Damage Done.
Mk cen. May 1.-Towna south of here
tonight report the neverest hall storm
In thirty years. It hailed ten min
ut?e in Pulaski county. Chickens
?vere killed, trees stripped, windows
broken, and gardens ruined. The crop
damage is tittostlmated. The etorm ts
Jtovlng to tho northwest.
Hermann In Trouble.
V4NCM}lJV"ER. lt. C.. April 30.-*
Fo \r prominent German resident? of
Vancouver were arrested yesterday,
charged with taking part tut Sunday
night with a number of other Ger
mana IQ n celebration o' the German
victory over Canadian troop? at
Vprea.
mt of Trenches A
_M?
mmm?mmmm&; s mern
The French had worked their way
to the trench la which they are peen,
a Iront trench : without broatworka.
From that they ?barged on tho Ger
MIS ?M
REVIVAL MEETING
REV. J. W. SPEAJO BACK AF
TER TWO WEEKS STAY
IN BELTON
MANY ACCESSIONS
To Various Churches as a Result
of Meeting-At Seneca
Next.
Rev. John W. Spe?kc, pastor of the
St. John's Methodist church of this city
returuc' home Saturday after a two
weeks stay in Helton, where lie wns
engaged in conducting a revival. This
revival wus a splendid one, and there
were more than 100 accessions to
churches of different dcnomlatlona
as a result of lt.
Not long ago the Anderson district
of the Methodist church purchased a
large tent, and this has been In con
stant usc since, its purchase. It is
moved from town to town, and meet
ings are conducted id it. The next
move w>:l be to Seneca, whero Rev.
J. T. Bailey of Spa .-tanbury Will con
duct a revival.
Mr. Speake ? will preach at S .
Johns today at the usual hours, h
says that he has had a yory succer'
ful stay in Belton arid is delight J
with the fact that 60 of the 100 con
verts will be In the Methodist church.
NEW COAST ??CARD CUTTERS
LAUNCHED YESTERDAY
NEWPORT NEW8, Ya., May 1.-The
coast guard cutters Osslprc and
Tallapoosa were launched here today.
Miss itally Fleming McAdoo, eleven
year old daughter of the secretary of
treasury was sponsor for the Osstpoe;
Miss Mabel Hartwell, daughter of H.
T Hartwell of Mobile for tho TUa
poosa.
The Osslpee cost $2,250,f?00, and the
Tallapoosa $2.250,000. The Talla
poosa replaces the old cutter Winona
with headquarters at Mobile. The
Osslpee replaces the Woodbury at
Porltand, Maine.
SUBMARINE GETS
RUSSIAN STEAMER
LONDON. May 1.-The Russian 2,
000 ton steamship Svorona. bearing
Welsh coal to Archangel, a Russian
port on' tbo White Sea, waa torpedo
ed, and sunk by a German submarine
believed by U-23 or. Friday at noon
near Blasket Isb^s on the west
coast of Ireland. Tao Svoronoe's crew
of 24 barely had time to Uko boats.
All were rescued by patrol boats.
[Her An Unsucce
man position. The fire was too hot
for them und they hud to fall back.
Several men failed to reach the pro
tection of the trench and they fell,
lLLlS??6E
SIATE INSANE ASYLUM
ISSUES STATEMENT ON PROP
ER CARE OF UNFOR
TUNATE INMATES
WILLIAMS' PAY $6,000
State Will Have to Borrow $3,
000 on Governor's En
dorsement.
COLUMBIA. May L-Dr. IL F.
Williams today succeeded Dr. T. J.
Strait as superintendent of thc Slate
Hospital for the Insane. In a Dtate
ment announcing lila appointment of
Di*. William?, Governo- manning anio:
"I regard the pro.. caro of the 1,
700 unfortunates o. the usylum an the
largest work of our State. Humani
ty to man demands lt."
Dr. Williams will be paid a salary
of f?.000 a year, $3,000 nf which ia
provided for by appropriation and the
remaining $3,000 will he borrowed on
the personal endorsement of the gov
e mor.
Dr. Strait will return to his home
at Lancaster. He said that he would
probably enter politics next year In
order to tell thc people what hu has
done for the asylum and of thc treat
ment he recolved from the present
state administration. He predicted
that th* -c would b ca political up
heaval in I'.Mi; and that the asylum
would be the storm center of the cam
paign .
WILSON ATTENDS
CHRISTENING
WUl Be One of Baby Sayre's
Godfathers--Only Fam
ily to Attend.
WILLIAMSTON. Mass.. May L
Woodrow Wilson laid ualdo all official
cares here today, and was morely the
grandfather of Francis Sayre, the
miall son of his daughter, Jessie and
Francia B.. Sayre, The president
insisted in planting the bilby tree this
afternoon. He v.Ul be one of tho god
fathers at the christening tomorrow.
The entire college population herb met
(he president's train. Miss Margaret
Wilson, Miss Helen Woodrow Bonos
ind Dr. Cary Grayson, accompanied
Lhe president. Thc christening to
norrow will be at St. John'it Prof "3
ant Episcopal church. Members of
he Sayre and YYUaon families alone
will be present. Mr. Sayre ls on
episcopalian and the christening will
ie according to that falt'i. Wilson ls
t Presbyterian. The president spent
ontght quietly at the Sayre home.
ssful Charge
some of thom within a few feet.
The photograph was taken before the
tiring had ceased so the French might
reach out for their deud and
wounded._
ON mm WARNING
BRITISH AND FRENCH EMBAS
SIES HA VT MENTIONED
WARNING
AWAIT A COMPLAINT
Action of Germany is Said to Be
Without Precedent in His
tory.
I WASHINGTON. May 1.-So far aa ls
known tonight tho state deartment
has not taken action over tho German
oinbassy's advertisement In numerous
newspapers warning American trav
elers of the risk they run In travel
ing in the war zone in merchantmen
belonging to Germany's enemis. It
was undrstood the British and French
embassies, mentioned the adve'rtlse
ment informally to the state depart
ment today. They didn't make a
specific complaint or request, it is
understood tho state department's at
titude is such that it may not notice
fie advertisement unless thero ls a
formnl complaint. The basis for such
complaints is not defined. Some ?rn
ela.'? admit it is without precedent.
tli'na Heniles to Japanese Demands.
PEKING, Mav 1.-China has ans
wered thc Japanese demands with a
note complying with some and defi
nitely refusing to meet others, Includ
ing the most Important, it was dls
< J! OH eil tonight.
GOV. SENDS GRACE
LIST BLIND TIGERS
Concludes Charleston Mayor
Doesn't Mean to Co-operate
With Him.
COLUMBIA, May 1.-Governor Man
ning today forwarded to Mayor John
r. Grace of Charleston allst of liquor
dealers in that city ai.-l asked him
to report whether or not they were
rUHl In loinlneps. The governor told
the mayor that ho had not received
the promised report from him giving
the names and places of liquor deal
ers which tlie mayor has proceeded
against and that in view of the lack
of time he waa forced to th conclus
ion that the mayor was unwilling to
give said statement. The governor
did not make public the names of the
liquor dealers.
Governor Manning went to Charles
ton tonight, where be will apeak Sun
day night at the Star Gospel Mis
sion .
FIRING SHELLS AT DUNKIRK
FROM POSITIONS TWEN
TY-EIGHT MILES
AWAY
. i ?< ' .'? . 'i .
TAKE THOUSAND
PRISONERS IN
MINOR BATTLES
Claim to Have Made Advance of
Thousand Mila? or More
From Prussian
Frontier. .
LONDON. May 1.-A Orman official
communication, iasued st Berlin to
day, reported several, minor battles
in Poland, resulting for the most g?**;
to Germany's advantage.. In one
near Suwkalki, it waa aaid 1,000 Rttyf*
siana were captured. In ' another, a
German reverse waa conceded.
German and French statements
show no changea !n France and Bel
gium. Berlin's report saya all at
tacks yesterday against German posi
tions on the canal north of Ypres Utera
repulsed.
Constantinople dispatch by way
Berlin adda that Ute British battle
ship .Vengeance y*. JtaiMi ot edik?
warships said, by th^ Tufts to have
been damaged in the attack on Iwr
d apolles.
LONDON, May 1.-Developments
at the northern extremities Of two
bat tin front?, -helling cf Dunkirk ??
Prance and the new German offensive
nimed at Baltic provinces-take prece
dence in the war news today.
British aviators have discovered and
attacked German batteries, which
From a distance were estimated by
tho British from 16 to even 28 miles,
burled great shells at- the French
port, but lt remains to.be seen wheth
er the bomba dropped put the gun?
mt of action. Ner?oanera here say
ho bombardment or Dunkirk means
hat the Germans stilt cl'ng to their
cherished hope of occupying the
drench coast nearest England. More
than one editorial writer points out
hat Flanders atilt remains the criti
cal theatre of operations.
Fighting continu?e nil Along the ex
ended Russian front. Little ls known
concerning the new German thrust
jeyond the announcement of Ger
nans yesterday that tiley had pe?e
ra ted more than 1,000 miles from
he Prussian frontier.
Special Petrograd dispatches dis
igree as to the purpose of the Cier
nan offensive, one theory connects
t with the probable movement ot
he German fleet in the Battle to sn
nvasion of Baltic provinces. Anoth
er idea la that tbs advance may be
dmod at Libau and Rigs, tbe former
i strong Russian naval base and the
alter one o' the most important
loriB on the Baltic. Or the Germans
nay intend to strike at the railroad
unnlng from Petrograd to Warsaw
>y way of Duenaburg and Vilna.
Latest official statement concerni
ng Dardanelles seems to hsve reas
ured the British public that their
rmy is fairly well established In land
ag operations, but at the ssme tuno
ndtcates such fighting must enade
efore a firm grip is established.
Gallipoli peninsula, which forma
tie European aide ' J Dardanelles, is
escribed in an unofficial dispatch as
eing gradually cut off from Ute maiu
ind by tbe British and French forces,
t la aaid the Turks no longer pass
ack and forth between the European
nd Asiatic aides of the Straits as a
esult.
Turkish Prince Dead.
AMSTERDAM. May 1 .--Prince Ra
ab Eddlne ia dead at Constantinople,
ccordlng to telegraph advices here,
lie prince was a son of the late
ul tan Murad V.r and was ons of the
'aders of the Young Turks'
ANOTHER ERifSSH \
STEAMER SUNK
LONDON. May 1.-The British
teamer Udale. Sooth America to
rltlsh porta, wan sunk by s aubin a
Ine today off Selly Islands. All of
te crew were, saved. Tba Edale was
two thousand ton vessel built Ci
MR. The Dale Steamship cots dany
I Middlesbrough.- England, are be?
arnera.

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