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IF STUDY NO
14TERNATIONAL ISSUES BEFORE
PRESIDENT BOTH COMPLICAT
ED AND PRESSING.
IUST DECIDE VERY SOON
rom Now on President Expc. .s to
Deal With All Foreign Questions
Without Embarrassment and With.
Wahsington. - A portentous and
>mplicated international situation
)w faces President. Wilson andI for
to next few Weeks will egage his
- .ention and that of his advisers to
to practical exclusion of all but the
ost urgent of domestic subjects.
In the last days of the campaign
ecretary of State 4aansing frequently
poke of the necessity of postponing
etion on the more delleate interna
onal questions because the uncer
inty of the outcome of the iolitical
ontest had a (Ierect baing on the
uccess or failure of some of the ad
From now on Ihe I l'resident ex
ects to deal With al1 foreign ques
Ions without emharrisslelit and he
i receiving from his advisers. a sum
iary of the outstanding issues so
caential to taking stock of the basic
ituation which must le met now
hat international relations hve re
urned to their place of pri me fiml
iortance. While it is not evide(nt that
here will be any findamenta change
I? policy. freedom froi fearp that
my move at all would be misinter
Preted as inspired y a i itna11111
lolitical struiggle- has beenl removed.
'resident Wilsoll and S-raryIa a
ing feel lieselves able. to act with
single eye to the interational sit
ition and their i innlediate confer
nces oin the President's return to
lashingtoni, indienteI how pressing
icy feel the situdation to be.
The Presitdenti must d-cide how the
nited States shall ieet tile G erman
Ilmarilne (lilestiol onl that one hanad,
.e M'n tente Allied trade real rit ions
I the othervi whether the relalitory
gislation slut ) he elnforE-eI, whether
e traditioal Iheory of Isolation
mi,1l be aliamloned for concerted
mtral action. and whether the coun
y sidall have an nggres ive or a pas
ve poilicy tow ard the peace con
reie; the wNar after 0hv war, and
te Permanent I .agne to IlEnforce
pace wlWhich tile Pre!:lidenuzt ha.1s accept
I In theory, 1a1-l. during the rest of
IC wVar shall Aneiia: allinde he
iverned by a d< idd bene volence
the fitteripreat ion of ilt.ernational
W according to it, own bust interests
1shall it. be striclly legalistic, regard
is- of wholl it alreets?
EC. LANE IS TOLD TO END
BORDER PLAN CONFERENCE.
liplomatic Settlement of Disputes
Arising is Remote Unless Commis
sIon Agrees on Arrangemecnt Already
WVashinlgt on.-Artned with resI
ent Wilson's complllete C pproval of his
touirse, Se(cretary Lane1 retulrnled to
atlantic ('it y Monday dleteri-nied to
101ing thei esionl of tile American
MlexicanI joint t'olumission to anl early
aonclusiol. lie is still hopeful that 1an
agreneent as to tile biorder situation
cani he reached bt it wazs clearly ill
dicate cinl olficial circles that the
joinit conlference inl entering onl its
final phase15, atgreemuent or 110 agree
I' 4If tile commllinstioners 11ind it 1impo)0
51ible to formulate a plan tile view
taken here will be thlat the prospect
of settling border disputes through
diplomacy will lie remote. Secr'etary
Lane is uniderstood to hiavo found
Presidenlt Wilson, Secretary ILansinlg
and Secretary Baker in full accord
with him (in every ploint whenCl he laid
before them Iln a three-hour 'onfer-.
ence at tile Whlite I louse a rovlewv of
the efforts tile Amelricanl c'ommllission
era had made to reach a settbI .dent.
Mr. Lane said he was wvell pleased
writh the results oif the White Ilouise
conference but would nlot otherwise
SECOND INAGU RATION
~' 4 OF WILSON 8IMPLE.
Washington. - President WVilson's
second inaguirationl probably will be a
comparatively sumple affair. lie is
known to desire that there should be
4 little ceremony. It is accept ed aIs (Cir
tain by officials thlat there will he no
inaugural ball in spite of the hop~e or
Washington citizenis for such an1 'eent
The recent ,dat of the Presillent's
sister, Mrs. Anne Howe, tihe fact th~at
March 4 falls on Sunday next year,
/ I' are reasons for simplicity.
GIRL BREAKS AIR DISTANCE
RECORDS BY LONG FLIGHT.
Binghampton, N. Y.-Attempting a
non-stop flight from Chlicago to New
'York, Miss Ruth Law, guiding a Ctur
ties .biplane of the military scout t~ype,
Alhattered all American long-disance
aviation records for a singid flight
'last Suriday, when she flew from Chica
f > to Hlornell,- N. Y. a distance by
~' 'Ilroad o~ ~but .6130 miles. bettering
abp 1 o ~nles the record' madet
*Y Atgmo November 2.
The NewTy Elected Republican Gov
ernor of Illinois.
WIR[ESS TO FAR EAST
PRESIDENT WILSON AND EMPER
OR YOSHIHITO EXCHANGE
First Commercial Trans-Pacific Ser
vice--Many Mesages Are Sent.
Preskient Sends Greetings to Far
San Francisco.--Commercial trans
Pacific wLieless service via Honolulu
(o Japan w4as inaugurated by the Mar
(on1i Wireia.s Telegraph Company,
with imessakes sent by President Wil
soil anId other promilnent, Men from
iiolinas Ridge, near here, to the Eim
tIeror of Japan and other dignitaries
in that country.
A imaro Sato, Japanese Ambassfador
to the United States, sent a message
lo George W. Guthrie, American Am
hassalor to Japan. From London was
flashed by cable and thence by the
new wireless route the congratula
ions of Gugleilmo Marconi, the in
enfor, to the director of post aud
lolegrapli of the .Japa Government.
A message fron Melville E4. Stone,
general manager of the Associated
Press, to the Japa:ese Minister of
Foreign Affairs, said:
"Genitings and sincere congratula
tions ol this new honid of union be
I WO1n Japan and the United States."
l'mniperor Yoshlbiti) of -Japan re
lilied by wireless to the message of
J 'resi(denit Wilson, relayed from Boll
nas, Cal. The Imperor's message
"It. affords mep miiuci pleasure that
tho first, use of the installation of
wijreless telegraphy between Japan
and the United Stat es has been to
transmuit your Cordial message. In re
tIirin I send tills expression of my
tihanks for the, good wishes exhibited
towards metie and my people and of tile
hearty desire entertained throughout
Jalpan for the continued pOroeity
and wvelfare oIf the Unitedi States.
TPhe message fronm President Wil
sonu to tile Elimperor read:
"The Government and~ people of the
United States of America send greet
ings to your Imperial Majesty and( to
th~e peolie oif Japan andc rejoice ini this
triumphi of science wvhich enables tile
voice of A merica from tho Far WVest
to cross thle silent spaces of the woIrld
and speak to Japan in the Far IEast.
hailing the dawvn of a new day. May
this wvonderful event confirm the un
ibrokeni friendship of our two nationls
and give assurance- of a nlever-eniding
interchange (of messages of good willl.
May the day soon conmo whien the
'voice of pecace car ried biy these siilnt.
messengers shall go into all the world
and its words to the end (If t he world.
CONTROL OF HOUSE STILL
UNCERTAIN; G. 0. P. LEAD
Demierateic Leaders Confidently Ex
pect to Cut Down Opposition's
Wash ington.-In-ompilete c-anvasses
of the vote in several close Congres
sionald districts brought no changes in
tho unofficial election results, which
indicate that 217 Republicans, 212
Decmocrats and six of other parties
have been elacted to the Sixty-Fifth
Rtepresculii1ive Woods, Chatirmian
of the Republican committee, insistedl
that the Ropublicanh undoubtedly
wvould control the organization of the
House. A speaker to be elected must
receive a majority of the House or
21R votes. Although the unofficial re
turns show the Republicans to be one
short of a majority, they are counting
on the Progressive elected in Minne
sota, the Progressive-Republican in
SUITS FILED ALL OVER U. S.
IN ATTACK ON ADAMSON ACT
Washington.--Suits by railroads at
tacking the constitutionality of the
eight-hour railroadl law were begun in
many par-ts of thle counitry and the
Department of Just ice laidl planls to
defend them. No offer has yet beeni
made by the railroads to settle the
tinestion by one test case. Attorney
GJenoral Giregor-y has made no such
proposition to the railroads and the
department Ia planning to contest each
suit as it coies up for hearing.
WILSON NOT TO RES1
MAY TAKE SEVERAL WEEK-ENC
TRIPS IN MAYFLOWER,
President to Give Time Preceding
Convening of Congress on importani
Administration Affairs.-Working on
Washington.-President Wilson has
decided not to take a vacation before
Congress convene.;. butl may go on
one or more week-end trips dtown the
Potomac River-. on the naval yacht
Mayflower. lie was urged to go to a
Virginia resort for a brief stay. but
reached the onclusion that it would
The President has almost complet
ed the selection of members of the
traiff commirsion and shipping board
created by Congress last session and
probably will make an announcement
of the personnel of both before ('on
gress meets. Hei has made but little
progress, however. in the selection of
members of the board to administer
the workingmen's compensation act
for Federal ciployes.
One typewritten page of the annual
miessage to Congress has beeni finlish
itd by the President anld he is devot
ing all of his spare time to this work.
FOR THANKSGIVING DAY.
President Sets Apart November 30 as
Day of Praise For Blessings of Peace
and Unbroken Prosperity.
Wash ington.--P.Iiresidenlt Wilson has
ornially by proclamation designed
lrhttr-day. November 30, as Thanks
IIero follows the President's proco
"It has long been the custom of our
)eople to turn in tlie fruit ful Autumn
)f the year in praise and thanksgiv
ng to Almighty God for ills many
)lepsiligs and mercies to us and the
"TIhe year that has elapsed since
ve last observed our clay of thanks
;iving has been rich in blessings to
us as a people, but the whole face
of the world has been darkened by
war. In the midst. of our peace and
hapriness, our thoughts dwelt, with
painftl disquiet npon the struggles
and sufferings of the Nations at war
and of the peoples upon whom war
has brought disaster without choice
or possibility of escape on their part.
We cannot think of our- own happi.
ness without thinking of their pitiful
"Now, therefore. I. Woodrow Wil
s0. President. of the United Statet
of Ametrica, (1o appoint Thursday, thc
30th of November-, as a (day of Na
tional thanksgiving and prayer, aiul
urtge and advise the people t~o resort
to their severail places of wvorship ot
that (lay to render thanks to Almuight)
CGod for- the blessings of peace an<c
unR-oken pr-ospeRity whlich Hie hta
best owed upon out- beloved countr:
in such un~stintted measure.
"Anid I also utrge and suggest ou:
duity, ini t his ourt (lay of peace amt
abundanlce, to think in deep sytt
p~athy- of Ito stricken peoples of thi
wor-ld utpon whiott the urIse and tet
rot- of wnr has so pitilessly fallen, am
means to the releaf of thleir sutffer
"Ouri peoplek could in ntRo betltr wan
show Itheir rei 1a l IttiudeC townards th<
pi5resen s tuggle (if I the Nat ionts tht
by conitrmibutt ing otut of thii r abtunt
(Itdne to the telief of t he sufferinj
wh ic-h war has brottght. in its triain.
"lin witness wheoreof. I have herec
untito set my3 htatid andI~ canused tht<
seal of the Un~ited Stat es to be af
"Dloite at the City of Washtingto1
tis 17i th day of November in the
year oif Ouri Lork, 1916, and of thc
ind(epiendenc(e of thle Unit cd States,
"fly the Priesidett Robe Latnsing,
Seeretar-y of State."
MUCH PROGRESS MADE BY
W. C. T. U. REPORTS SHOW.
Inidianaitpolirt, lnd.-Reports shiowinig
good p)rogr-ess in thle forming of newv
biranich organizat ions durinig Ithe past
year wet-e madec at the openlig ses
sloti of the annuttal convention of the
niatinal Wotmen's ChristIan Temper
ance Union hiere. Figures showed
that 660 neOw legionis of the Loyal
Tlemtpe-rnce Legion branch had been
organiizted, and that nitto states had
beeti awar-ded honorale menCtiont for
the numbner of neOw legions formed.
, ADJOURNS DEADLOCKED
Atlantic City, N. J.-Thie Mexican
AmerIcan joint comniissioit adijourned
for- a few days wIth the conferentce
In what Is regarded ae a deadlock.
Whten the meetitigs are resutmed this
week, It is exeocted the represointa
tives of the two governmetits will 1)e
fully informed as to the wishes of qei
cifs. Luils Cabi-era, chairman of the
Mexican commilsslin, Rudcesdfully in
tet-ferred with th endoption of a plan
for border control.
HUGH M. DORSEY
The Newly elected Democratic Gov
ernor of Georgia.
BRITISH WAGF BIG DRIVE
NO INDICATION OF OFFENSIVE
CEASING AT ANY POINT
In the Drive British Have Taken 5,000
German Prisoners.-Activity Con.
tinues on Rumanian-Macedonian
Lon(on.-The British drive amid fog
and rain in the region of the Ancre
River in France has neted then an.
Other' village-Beauicourt-onl the north
bank of the Ancre. The capture of
this village makes three that have
fallen into British hands since the ad
vance began, the other two heing
Beaumont-Hamel and St. Pierre Di.
vion. There is no indication that the
offensive has ceased at any point
along the flve mile front.
In the drive the British thus far
have taket more than 5,000 Germiains
prisoner, and, according to the latest
report, more captives are bein
brought in. Aside from the gains ir
the Ancre region the British als<
have made an advaiic' to the east o1
the Butte do Warlendourt, about threE
miles southeast of the importan
town of Bapaume.
To the south of the Somme tho
Germans are busily engaged in shell
ing French positions in the region o
Pressoire and on the sector of Bia
ches-Liamaisonnette with the Frenc1
With comparative quiet still reign
ing on the Russian and Austro-Italiai
fronts, the Rumanian and Macedonii
theaters continue the focal points o
int e rest. The Austrians, near Orsov
andl the junction of the Austrian-RL
manian~ and Serhian frontiers, hay
cleared the right bank of the Danub
of Rumanians, a victory wvhiich proj
ably means a lessening of the in~
pediments the Rumanians have place,
upon the navigation of the river i
Again the Rumanians in the Al
Valley of Transylvania have bee
pushed back b~y the Austro-Germa
forces, who also have capturedl in th
Jiul Valleye the village of Bumbeshi
andl forced the Runmanian left win
near D~ragcnalavele to give way.
BORDER CONTROL PLAN
REPUDIATED BY CABRER,
Sudden Outburst After Five Member
of Commission Had Reached A
Agreement Creates Doubt Over Fine
Atlantic City, N. J1.- -Repudiation b
Luis Cabrera .of a plan of border cor
trol that had been agreedi upon0 by tw
of his colleagues and the three Amer:
can representatives again has madl
doubtful the ability of the American
on the Mexiean-American Joint Con
mission to assist Mexico in its effort
to restore normal conditions along th
The Americans were hopeful tha
they might yet induce the Mexican
to agree to what they believe will bi
a satisfactory plan for the protectioi
of life and property along the boundar:
but it was indicated by 'those li
touch with them that further opposi
tion characterized as quibbling, wouh
not long be tolerated.
There appeared reason to believ<
tonight that unless the chairman o
the Mexican commission adopted
more tractable manner he and his as
sociates would 1)e informed that fur
ther considleration of Mexico's socia
economic and military problems mus
come to an end.
DAUGHTER IS TO WEC
Richmond. Va.---Chiswell D. Lang
horno announces tho engagement ol
his granddaughted, Miss Nancy Keen(
Perkins, dlaughler of the late Mr. and
Mr's. S. Monicurie Parkins of this city
to Henry Field of Chicago.
Miss Perkins is a daughter of the
beautiful izzie Langhorne, one o1
the five famous Langhorne sisters and
a niece of Mrs. Charles Dana Gibson,
of New York. Mr. Field is promin
ently related in Chiag.
TUG: CONVOY SOK
UNAVOIDABLE ACC.IDENT OCCURS
AT MOUTH OF THE
U. S IS PROBING FOR CAUSE
Return Trip of Deutschland Not to Be
Delayed by Investigation. In Which
Several Witnesses, Including Cap
tain Koenig, Have Testified.
Now London, Conn.-The collision
which caused the merchantman
Deutschland to abandon her return
voyage to Germany almost at its out
set when a (onvoying tug. the T. A.
Scott, Jr., was srnk with a crew of
live men, was the subject of Federal
investigation. The United States in
spec'ors of steam vessels heard
through witnesses of the conditions un
der which the submarine, slipping out
of the harbor in the darkness so that
she might submerge in neutral waters
before da. break, ran down the tug
which was acting as .er protector, off
Race Rock, just outside this port. The
testimony came from Captain Paul
Keonig of the Deutschland; from F.
W. Krapohl, his chief officer, and
from Hans Kleese. his chief engineer.
It was giv n in secret, but it became
k:own through statements outside the
chamber that the collision was an ac
Survivois who would discuss the
matter were agreed I.at it was due to
a combination of swift currents, which
carried the tuff off its course and
across the bow of the submarine and
the darkness which was to be the
Deutschland's medium of safety, but
which instead prevented ready obser
vation of the danger ahead. Captain
Knonig would say only to questioners:
"It's a terrible thing to lose those
good men. I feel it deeply. You must
The Deutschland's return will lie
delayed only a few days by the dam
ages which she sustal'ned and not at
all by the fact that inquiry is being
made. Examination of her bow show
ed that three plates had been stove-in
to a degree described by some "as a
hole," and others as "a dent."
The men of the T. A. Scott, Jr.,
had no chance for their lives. They
went down imprisoned in the pilot
house, engine room and galley and un
doubtedly were drowned at their
posts. Their bodies have not been re
The dead are:
Captain John Gurney.
William A. Caton, engineer.
Edward Stone, flreman.
Clarence 13. Davison, cook.
- Eugene Duzant, deckhand.
x 10,000 MARCH TO WHITE
HOUSE TO CHEER WILSON.
:President Accorded Remarkable De
monstration by Washington, Mary
land and Virginia People.
Washington.-The people of Wash
ington andI of nearby sections of
'Mar-ylandl and Virginia gave Presidlent
WVilson an enthusiastic home-coming
twselcome in honor of his re-election.
More than 10,000 strong, they marc-eb
ed from the Capitol to the White
IHouse to the music of many bands amdd
waving red lights wvhile varied-colored
bob urst over-headl. When they
hdpassed a chorur of 300 voices sere
uaded the President with the "Star
Spangled Banner," "Dixie" and other
The celeb~ration was particip~ated in
b)y both men andl women members of
s Democratic 'organizations, Govern
a mont clerks, suffragists, representa
lives of union labor and citizens gen
y' Tho President, with Mrs. Wilson
-andl a party of relatives, viewedl the
procession from the northern portion
- of the .White House, fronting on
e Pennsylvania avenue.
F ~rom a reviewing stand outside the
White House grounds Secretaries
Lansing, Baker' and Redfleld and mom
3 bers of their families, and ether rank
ing officials watched the dlemonstra
BORDER PLAN NOT SETTLED
-AS CABRERA HOLDS BACK.
IAtlantic City, N. J.-AII efforts of
the American representatives on the
IMexico-American .Joint Commission to
persuadle Luls Cabrera, chairman of
the Mexican representation, to aban
diOn his opposition to the plan of bor
der control approvedl in general by his
- colleagues, failed. The ether mem
.bers of the commision had not lost
hopes and the conference will be con
linued hut there was absent the note
FIGHTING ON ANCRE LESS
VIOLENT, NO FRESH~ GAINS.
Londoen.-In the Ancre region of
lFrance, where for several days the
Biritish have made' notable gains over
the Germans, the flghting apparently
has lessenedl greatly in violonco, the
latest Blritish' communication report
ing only bombardment by the Germans
of their newly-won front to the north
of the stream. An additional six offi
cers and 297 men have been made
prisoner by the British in this regin
duringr the last 24 ikour-.
STRIKERS LEAVE ANDERSO
Many Families Find Work in North.
east.-Gluck Mill Resumes Opera.
Anderson.-The Gluck rnill, which
has been closed since August 8, on ac
count of a walkout when the manage
ment refused'the union's request for a.
10 per cent increase in wages, started
its machinery. Only 15 operatives re
ported at their posts at the hour of-,
starting and four came later. The.
management states that the machin
ery will be kept running and it ex
pects more help to go into the mill
each day until the-full compledgent Is.
the imt -of t 1 r to ho4 r- f
.operat ivcci fro. , ic t w'rk. Prob.
ably ';0 mi tr d in
group)s nr't" thu main entrance of the
mill, but there was no jeering or hoot- 5
The number' of operatives at work
in the Equinox mill has increased to,
132. The complement of this mill is
360 while the complement of the
Gluck mill is 300.
Maj. W. F. Robertson, in command
of the coast artillery companies, here
to preserve order, has ditected the
officers to prepare the pay roll for
the first week of service. It will
amount to approximately $3,200. Thn
major was in communication with the
governor's office about arranging for
paying off the soldiers at the end of
The first batch of strikers to go
north and east left for Utica, N. Y.
There were 18 in the party. So far
no other ticket reservations have been
received here for other parties, a]
though it is known that more than 50
families are planning to migrate.
The service of writs of ejectment
among the residents of the mill vil
lage continued. Many other residents
have been notified to vacate their
Dedicate Winthrop Gym.
Rock Hill.-On Friday afternoon
the handsome new gymnasium at Win
throp college was formally decicated
and an interesting programme was
rendered. The formal exercises in
connection with the dedication occur
red during the afternoon, beginning at
Building New Bridges.
Chester.-At last the steel bridges
are being erected in Chester county.
The ehaingang is now engaged in erec
ting the new steel bridge a;t Cedar
Shoals. The other structure was
washed away in the July floods and
being one of the most important
bridges in the county has been greatly
missed. It will be ready for travel by
the latter part of this week. Thie
large bridgo .to span Rocky Creek at
Wylie's mill will be begun within 'the
next few (lays and it will be immedi
ate put across; the bridge over this
stream was also carried away by the
Murders Wife and Kills Self.
Spartanburg.-John S. Baber, a 50
year old wvhite
city, shot and
Cora Lee Baber
'the gun on hinm -
life. The killir,' ' *.
stair's room of a bording house, situa
ted on Magnolia street near the
Southern depot, about 1:30 o'clock.
Baber and his wife had been separated
since last January, but wvere apparent.
ly on friendly terms, and at least
t~wice in the last few months she had
come to town from her home in the
country, where she livedl after the
separation and spent the night with
her husband. Early in the afternoon
she came to town and inquired of
Mrs. L. G. P. Carouth, the proprietor
of the boarding house where Baber
was staying, where she could find her
husband, and received the answer that
he was probably up town. She drove
away in the buggy in wvhich she came
to town andl later returned to the
boarding house. flaber meantime had
returned, and when his wife drove up
le wvent to the buggy and helped her
out. They went upstairs to his room,
and in a few minutes Mrs. Carouth
heard the shots and called for help.
J. W. Beocknell came in answer to
Mrs. Carouth'e call, and when he got
.to the room he found Baber lyig on
the floor wi'th a pistol in his hand,
dying, and Mrs. Baber lying on the
floor already dead.
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS ITEMS.
Acting upon the request of Maj. W.
P'. Robertson, the adjutant general's
office sent 323 blankets to the troops
Addresses by Alexandler Johnson,
fld secretary of the national comn
mittee on provision for the the feeble
minded, by Aihert S. Johnstone, sep.
retary of the state board of charitieb
and corrections, and by Bishop W. A. I
Guerry, featured the closing session of
the ninth annual Conference of Chart
ties and Corrections at Charleston.
0ov. Manning has appointed C. C.
Cannotn as magistrate at Johnsonvilio
to succeedl S. 0. Eaddy, resigned.
The Southern Sociological Congress
is in Rock 11111 this week.
The Leq County Agricultural and
Mechanical Fair Association will hold
their firt annual fair this month, be
ginning on November 29, and running
through Decem r 2.
Eighteen per~~t na (n 'Msr rooncty
will pay an inc~ e tax this yc 'ur to)tat
P~ire of unkn. wn origin 'omnpletftly
iestroyed the home of B. W. Parks at'