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Fair today; gent?o to mod?rate south to southwest winds. The COTTON MARKET U>eal Spots.9 1-2 c VOLUME IL ANDERSON, S. C. TUESDAY, MORNING MAY 4,1915. NUMBER 96. MAY HOLD i RESPONS LOSS OF ? WILL ANNOUNCE NO DEFI-j NITE POLICY UNTIL RES PONSIBILITY IS PLACED U. S. HAS ORDERED A RIGID INQUIRYl Probably Demand Indemnity of Germany if Proven Subma rine Attacked Steamer. Washington, May 3.-Ponding an of ficial investigation into tile circum stances surrounding the Wrecking of the American steamer Gulf Light in the English Channel, tho United States will defer diplomatic representations UH well us any pronouueement of policy. American ''on&ul Stephen^ at "Ply mouth. England, cabled an official notification that the Gulf Light was torpedoed, her captain died of heart rhilur?, und two Bailors drowned. .Secretary Bryan said he would ask for thorough, complete report from thc consul, and would direct Ambassador Gerard at Berlin to make a similar inquiry of the German government of such facts as it might have. Secre tary Bryan announced he did not wish to make predictions concerning the American government's course until nil facts arc in his possession. Should the investigation corrorobate the dis patcher claiming that a German sub marine attacked the Gulf Light, the United States will probably demand indemnity sufficient to cover all losses incurred by the ship and compensa tion for the famille? of tho victims. Washington, May 3.-Tho. United States today awaited the result ?of-the Inquiry into the reported sinking of tho American steamer Gnlfllght by a German submarine, with the toss of her captain and crew. Pending the development of official facts, no ac tion will be taken. Thc incident 1? regarded as serious and calling for representations to Ger many by the United States officials. Tho officials would not discuss ttre^j natu: . of these rem-esentatlons. lt ji thought that the inquiry will disclose -that the attack v/as not do liberate, but accidental. If np the ouly United States action would be a de mand for damages. The United SUtes has already warned German that lt would . hold her ut rielly accountablo for the loss of American lives or vessels. It Is be lieved that it will take se'-eral days to complete thc Inquiry. Captain Died from Shock. London, May 3.-Thc American oil tank steamship Gulfllght, which sailed from Port Arthur, Texas, April 10, for Itoucn, France, was torpedoed at noon Saturda off the Scilly Islands, ac cording to a Central News dispatch. Tho captain of tho Gulf light, ac cording, to tho samo advices, died of heart failure aa ti result of shock. Two seamen jumped overboard and were drowned. . Tho other members of the crew wore taken off by a patrol- boat. Tho - vessel was towed into Crow sound and beached. Tho Gulfllght was a steel vessel of 2,202 tons net and was built at Cam den, N. J., In 1914. She waa owned by the Gulf Refining company. Tba vessel was 383 feet long, 61 feet boam act 30 feet deep. She was equipped with wireless apparatus. 1 Wilson Retaras. Washington. May 3.-After Presi dent Wilson returned to tho White House today from William aton Mass., ho Inquired about tho sinking of the Gulfllght. It waa announced that he has reserved judgment on the torpedoetng until thc full official de? tails are received. CREW OF GULF LIGHT LANDED AT PLYMOUTH Plymouth,. May '3.-Tho Btcamcr l-yonnesso brought to Penzance to night thirty three members Of the crew and toe body of Captain Gunter of the American ?.?enmer < <. 'tght, which war torpedoeu Suttk*ti;*>. Sec ond Officer Bower of tho Gulf Light said that Saturday at coon he aaw a s??bmsrlne, which remained on the surface th re? minutes, tuen disap peared. Twenty-five minutes later he Haid the Gulf Llcht waa struck by a torpedo on the starboard aide with a tremendous explosion. BRITISH LABORERS WORK IN UNIFORM London, May ' 3.~"The success which has attended the experiment r4 placing workmen at Liverpool la khaki ls very Interesting from a psychologies! standpoint." writes a college proteneo.- to one of the London newspapers. He explains: GERMANY IBLE FOR 3ULF LIGHT OR. JOHN F. VINES HAS RESIGNED PASTORATE OF FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH TO ACCEPT CALL TO ROANOKE VA. GOES JUNE FIRST For Seven Years Has Been Pas tor Here-Is Given Up With Regret. After a splendid service of seven years, the Fj.n-. John P. Vines, I). I)., has resigned aa pastor of the First Baptist church, of this city, his resig nation having beor placed before the congregation folowing the morning tservico last Sunday. Dr. Vines will leave June I to take up the pastorate o? the First Baptist ehure?t ot Roa noke,- Va. Some day? ago it was learned that a call had been extended Dr. Vinca by thc Roanoke church. Immediate ly upon learning of this matter, mem I bora of the local congregation set ubout to prevail upon Dr. Vines not to consider tho cher. Feeling, how e\^r, that it was his duty to sever the ties that bind him to the church here and take un the work in the new field, Dr. Vines could not be pre vailed upon l? reconsider his d?termi nation to accept the call. To say that there is genuine regret throughout the large congregation of the Firat Baptist ohurch that this be loved pastor is to leave Anderson, in superfluous. No minister ever had a stronger grip upon thc affections of his people than Dr. Vines, and there were few dry eyes in the large con gregation when he made a statement with reference to his having decided to accept the Virginia call. The resignation of tho bclcved pas tor was reluctantly accepted, and even utter thc question was put to a voto there were members of tho congru* gatton who insisted on Dr. Viucs be ing requested to reconsider and reject the call to the Virginia church. Dr. Vines sevmon Sunday morning was bne o'" the best that he has de livered during his pastorate herc. After/the Berman, Dr. Vines asked the congregation to bc seated, when* h said in part: "Tho saddest hour, or one of the very saddest that can come to B minister is when he must sever the .ties as pastor, leavo the friends mode dear by. association and acquaintance, and take up his abode among strang ers. The hour, after some. weekB of sincere thought, prayer and intense pain, I must now confront. T live In Anderson, where it has been ours to love and serve you, to. know your burdeus and sorrows and try to help you bear them to give and re ceive, to.endur? and bo endured, and fer these relations to exist for more than seven years, len assure you this service has BO bound our hearts to you that we can truly say: "Kiest be the tie that binds our hearts in Christian love. You will never know how painful tho task to tell you today that oar labors so pleasant together must soon come to aa end. These days ot love and service have rapidly passed. They seem more like "A tale that is told,' because ot the joy we have found in our work with and for you. We have seen you in sorrow and success and have tr._d in both states to help you. Our work, aa I think of it, has not been by any means all I could wish, but lt must be so, since our alms and , hopes. must ever be larger than we shall be able-to ac complish. Such an aim alono ir, a worthy one. There ls much undone that we wish had been completed, und all we can Bay is' 'We -hope and be Me7a we have done our best to ad vance every obfect that has meant the betterment Of the church or com munity.' "Yoi* have responded to thc work we have attempted till today, you nave one ot the most practical and workable plants anywhere In the. south. While it '.s not as beautiful aa we would wish lt, ?yet untold work may be done, aod tho moat splendid poasl bilitwBV developed. .Atong almost overawe. I feel sure, wo may ace that progresa baa been -made. Vour gifts have gro?A from lesa than $:>. OOO, as reported at thc Sim associa tion U waa my pleasure to attend, till today I note th:-: our annuat offer ings tc tho varions denominational oMects for the seven years have aver a*?* moro than 222,000. And for tho last Hirse years the average has been more than 230,000 per year. Last year. In the face of the panic, you gaVa ti Imo;, t 230.000. Compliment Sunday School. "I belie-n we have a Sunday school second tc few, lt any. Numberlug la all departments we have more than MINE WORKER GUILTY OF KILLING DEPUTY RESULT OF FIGHT BETWEEN STRIKING MINERS AND GUARDS IN COL. GETS LIFE SENTENCE Convicted Man Charged With Leadership of Mob Which - Attacked Deputies. Trinidad, Col., May 3.-Joan Law son was today found guilty of murder in the first degree for killing John Nimmo, a deputy sheriff, in a battle with strikers October 25. 1913. The jury's verdict fixed the penalty at life imprisonment. Lawson was charged with the mur d3r of John Nimmo, a deputy of 1-ns Animas county, who was killed in a bat?le between deputies and striking coal miners near Ludlow on October 25, 1913. Lawson is the member of the international executive board of the United Mine Workers of America for district 15. Ile was one of the prominent leaders in the recent coal miners' strike in Colorado, which was one of tho most notable labor con flicts in the history of the United States. The strike was called for September 23. 1913. On that date thousands of miners laid down their tools. Those living unon the property of the coal companies loaded up their household goods and moved out. most of. them settling in tent colonies established by the union. The la-gest of those was at Ludlow, a few miles north of Trinidad and in close p.-oximlty to the Hastings. IJelagua, Tabasco, Berwind and Forbes mines. Violence began carly lu the strike. There was a series ot clashes tn the Ludlow and Forbes nelgbberhood. and on October ..29 the national guard of Colorar^, -oh orders from Gvernor K. M. Animons, took psscssln of the caal mining district?. li was in one of thc Ludlow fights before the arrival of. tba State mili tia that John Nimmo was killed. Nim mo was one of a force of deputies sta tioned at thc Ludlow section house under command of K. E. Linderfult. Llndorfelt, a witness for tho prose cution, said the deputies were order ed by tho then sheriff. James S. Gris lian i to preserve order and pre vent trouble between strikers olid mine guards. Early in the afternoon of October 25, 1913. a fight Btartcd between these deputies and a large body of strikers. Firing raged In the arroyos and railroad cuts until evening. Sometimes during the bat tle Nimmo was shot through thc leg. bleeding to death. i Lawson was charged with the homi cide on the theory of tho prosecution that he was in charge of the tent colony and in command of thc strikers during thc battle Less than two days were occupied in the selection Of a jury. Lawson, who is a member cf the International Executive. Beard of United Mine Workers of America, said his attorneys wouldn't stop un til everything possible had been done to eave him and "they may get mei but they cannot defeat the cause of labor." Presiding judge announced today that Lawson be released on bond pending action of motion for a new trial. _\\_ 1,200. The teachers and officers have rendered service marked by Intelli gence and consecration that ls seldom seen. ? "I shall never to my dying day for set your assistance when it se med accessary for me to serve the ii us-j tees of Anderson College as ac:!nc ' president for more than a year. No I ano Will ever know with win?* fear ind trembling I took up tW? rask for which I know how imfittcd l was. but. with nothing but a uesire to serve the people I loved to tl-o b,?st of my-abili ty. I went because you, thc enurch made lt possible and said tito word. Because you so splendidly stood by me it waa possible fm- mo to relieve the college of some bills, to never charge i dollarV. expense for traveling, etc., and to place a few "books in tho lib rary that I hope may bc of some ser Mee. The church went on In growth and power while lt was impossible tor me to do the work for. you as I Wished, and it did so because you were loyal and served with me. My. heart la grateful for such love aa you gavo me, "After moro than aoven years of tho happiest service with you permit me to aay from my heart you will never know how Very, very much I love you. r wish it wore best for me to live with this church an* serve tn thin town and state a? loni; as I live. But lt is not mino to do. For sonne timo I hare somehow felt my labors were drawing to a close. A man should leatjo a church when all la har monious and in good shape and not ?ult'to mar the church's life by re maining too long. . 1 have alway? reit death would be ptete.rabld tb bc Inffc nestor' In: a place so long Uiat OVER NEGRO CONFESSED KILLING DR. FERRELL ADMITS FIRING ON MINE OP ERATOR'. WITH SHOT GUN AND FLEEING FARREL FIRED FIRST Accused Negro and Murdered Man's Family Tell Contra dictory Accounts of Killing. tHrtningham.'. Ala.. May ."-.--Jesse White, a negro, was arrested yester day In connection with tne killing of Lr. c. C. Ferrell, a wealthy coal op erator and widely known author, made n statement toda'y, according to the police, in which he said he killed For. rell after the latter had fired on him. According to authorities. White said he and another negro were re turning from Plat Creek and had stopped for a moment at the commis sary building of the coal company, ?if which Ferrell -fas president, .when Ferrell appearedBwith a reviver, mid began firing. Tile police declared White confessed ?tiat he fired In re ply with a. shotgun and then fled. Members of the Ferrell family told tho poiico. laut night that Feiirel whose home IB near tue connu Issu ry btldlngu, had^beejcj, killed in a fight New President of Venezuela. Caracas, May 3.-National conn ross tod:iy elected Ger-.err* Jua:; V!. i-n;. Comes president of Venezuela. ENGIfi??nilniOT SATISFIED ITH AWARD Final Settlement of Present Case Means Much to Adjustment of Future Controversies. Chicago May 3.-The Brother hood of Locomotive Engineers aid Firemen, after analyzing for three days the arbitration awarding the western wago dispute issued a state ment today contending that the wage td vance granted is inadequate. Tho Increased aggregate according tn their figures is |820,4U8 annually. These figures far wages alone do not Include value of compensatory rules jr overtime allowances granted. Congressional . investigation of tho appointment of -Charles H. Nagel, former secretary of commerce and labor, as a neutral member of the ar bitration board which decided the wage dispute between the engineers md firemen and ninty-elght western railroads, waa demanded in resolu tions adopted tonight by delegates re presenting the railway-men's organi sations. Thc resolutions assert that ?n investigation is necessary if future eontroevsles between capital and labor ta to be adjusted amicably. Ffisll?sTilTS ON SUPREME COURT '* ? >4t Can't be ftcaentenced Till Su , prent?. Court Mandate Reaches Arian ta. I Atlanta. May 3.-A petition flied in superior court today by the State for the re-sentencing ot Leo Frank, won't be acted upon until the case la restored to tho Jurisdiction of the ?tato from the federal court, .iccord ng to an announeomenf by-Presiding ludgo . Hill. The mandate or ute [hilted States supreme court, whlcb ?cfused Prank's appeal for a babea* corpus, ls expected to reach the Unit ed States court of Georgia, by May 19. Arter that Prank will be pro duced in superior court, and sentenc ed to die for the murder of Mary Phagan. _ i ? , .- .. I<?rd Justice :<Vsd, LoS?ioth May 8.--)it. Hon. John Francis Moriarty, lord justice of ap peala In Ireland, ia dead. Mr. ? Mori arty has boen aolicitor general and also attorney general tor Ireland. IS ANNO! ON TRIAL FOR LIFE CHARGED WITH MURDER OF MRS. LOUISE BAILEY AT FREEPORT LAST JUNE EXPECT LONG TRIAL District Attorney Says May Take Week to Present State's Side of Case. Mine?la. May 3.-Five Jurors were chosen for the second trial of Mm. Florence Coukllu Cannan, charged with killing Mrs. lionise Halley, which opened hero today. Mrs. ('arman, who has been out on ball, wu s remanded to the sheriff's c.ustody tonight by orders from the presiding Judge. Min?la, May 23.-Mrs. Florence Caiman was placed on trial here to day for a second time on an indict ment chargliiR her with the murder of Mrs. Louiso I). Hailey at Freeport. Tho Jury In lbs first trial disagreed. .Mrs. Cannan has been nt liberty un der bond. The defendant, accompan ied by her husband. Dr. Edwurd Car man, appeared In court, pale but smil ing. She seemed to be in better health than at thc first trial. DlBtricl Attorney^Smlth said that lt iniflht rsqaliMi a week..to pwesaiit?tlx state's contention that Mrs. Carman was tile unseen assailant who shot Mrs. Iiallev to death in Dr. Cn noa n's Office inst June. The selection of the Jury proceeded slowly. ENGLAND FACILITATES U. S. FOREIGN TRADE Issues Statement Designed to Guard Against Interference With Cargoes. WASHINGTON. May 3.--Tho British embassy issued a statement tonight for thc information of American ship pers, designed to faclllate the trade of tho, United States with neutral countries -by pointing out the way to suard against interference by ullled warships with cargoes not under the b'm of Great Britains blockado order. The statement was sent to all British consuls tn thc United States to whom shippers arc advised to give notice of the character ot cargoes so the British government can be advised before the ships reach European wa ters. PRISONERS OF BOTH SIDES TREATED ALIKE British Officers Accorded Same Treatment as Crews of Ger man S?mannes. London, May 3 -The treatment of the crews of captured German ab marlnea by England and that of Brit ish officers imprisoned in Germany is virtually the sante, except some Bru tish prisoners are in solitary confine ment American Ambassador - Bago has so informed thc Brittan foreign office. The Information was obtain ed through investigation or the pris on camps In England aud Germany. Noted A roll eulogist Bead. Christiania, May 3.-Dr. Gabriel Gustafson, thc leading Norwegian archeologlBt ls dead at bis' borne hero, aged 62. Dr. Gustafson was born In Sweden but came to Norway In ISM and be came head of the Antiquarian section of tho Bergen Museum, which under hi- direction developed Into en im portant institution. iJUee he waa ap pointed professor In the University of. Christiania, where he completely re organized the museum and conducted numerous excavations, making many Important discoveries. He waa regard ed aa th? world's greatest authority on thc civilisation ot the Viking Ages, . i ICE VICTORY oNS IN GALICIA MOST CRUSHING DEFEAT ADMINISTERED BY EITHER SIDE SINCE WAR BEGAN -ENTIRE RUSSIAN CENTER IS SMASHED AUSTRO-GERMAN VICTORY EXTENDS ACROSS WHOLE OF EASTERN GALICIA Berlin Believes Russian Advance is Positively Checked-Number o? Prisoners Taken Small in Proportion to Forms/ Battles, Bat Vic tory More Important-Berlin Wild With FnthmUarm fifty Be decked With Flags by Order of Military Authorities ansi Entire Populace Joins in Celebration? London, May 3.-According to Berlin and Vienna, the German and Austrian armies have achieved a notable victory in West G.-.iicia, smashing the entire Russian center along a front of.many miles, 't he Herlin official statement claims the victory entends across the. whole of the eastern tip of Galicia, from near the Hungarian border to a point where the river Dunajec joins the Vistuai on the eastern frontier of Poland. Although the eight thousand prisorters the Gertnans and Austrians say they have taken doesn't ccunpare. with the number which some of Field Marshal von Hindenburg's rushes netted him in the north, the achievement, if subsequent reports substantiate ii, nica us ?al feast a temporary check of the Russians who have been hammering htelr Iway westward since the fall of Przemyl. If the Austro-German contentions relative to the Galictau situation are correct, according to some military writers, lt will mean the whole whole Russian compaign in the Carpathians is seriously affected. ' lt would make extremely precarious thc position of the Russians troops pressing down the southern slopes toward the plains of Hungary. England and Prance don't claim any gains In the wesi. The Germans maintain they are pushing forward to tho northwest of Ypres toward St. Julien which they captured. In tho fighting in the Baltic prov inces Berlin flnda cause for rejoic ing. So far as claims go it was Aus tro berman, day. A number of ves sels, neutral and otherwise, fell vic tim to Gurman submarines, Norway beiug a particularly heavy loser. Berlin, May 3.-Reports announcing a great victory in the Carpathians to day caused the entire city of Berlin to deck itself with flags. The tele phone stations, newspaper offices and hotels were beselged with crowds seeking the details which were not announced. The excitement began whe nthe authorities received orders to fly ftaga "on account of a great victory tn tho Carpathians." London, May 3.-The week-end was marked by a relatively mild war acUvity in the North Sea and a re sumption of the submarine blockade by the German craft, which destroyed and damaged three vessels off tho Scilly Islande. No further official announcementa have been made, concerning the Dar danelles fighting, but unofficially the despatches agree that the allies are progressing to WP rd the narrows under The latter are reported as Inflicting cover ot the fire ot their naval guns, great damage to the Turkish defenses, including th j total destruction of the town of Dardanelles. The late Turkish official announce ment dalma a victory in the retreat ot tho British colonial troops to Ute shelter of their warships. This ac count, however, does not agree, with the British official report, published ROOSEVELT TO GO ON STAND AGAIN Saturday, which declared that the British are resuming the ' Offensive ofter a stubborn r?sistance on the part of the Turks. Airship Driven 0?. London, May 8.-A German aero plane, coming from the direction of Ostend, scouted over Dover sad Kolkestone at noon today sad was driven off by gun fire. It is reported that a Zeppelin airship Ja travelling In the direction of England from the island ot Vlleland which la on the northern coast of Ute Netherlands, The airship passed over the Island at 10 o'clock this, morning. AUSTRIA SENDS ANOTHER PEACE UNTO* TO ITAL* Rome, May a.-The Tribuna says that reliable Information from Vien na to the effect that Count Agener Goluchowskl, the former Austro-Haa garlan foreign minister, leaves tar* mediately for Rom? on a special gov ernment mission. It ta believed here that the announcement preaages a ?enewal of efforts to prolong the ne gotiations with italy. SIX VESSELS SUNK BY SUBMARINES'. IN NORTH SEA London, May 3.-One Swedish, three Norwegian freight learners a "Vi two British trawlers have peen aunt' in the North Sec by German Lubmarinss. ac cording to dispatches received to Lon don today. The crews of all were rescued. The Norwegian vessels sunk were, the Lalla, America and Baldwin. The Swedish steamer was the Ellida. While the locations of the sinkings was not given, the trawlers are said to have been sunk: fifty j mites oft Aberdeen, Scotland. Barnes Will Probably Testify Al co Today-To Read More Letters. Syracuse, May 3.-Theodore roose velt will resume the wltaess etand tomorrow io William Barnes" $r>0,000 libel suit. The prospects tonight are that Barnes will also testify tomorrow, I: la expected that more Platt-Roosevelt Barnes letters will bo read. NO CONFIRMATION ZAPATA VICTORY Claims to Have Entered Qotaro, Catting Off Obregon From Hb Base at Vera Cram. Washington, May g.-Th? reposed capture of Queretaro by Zapata forces co-operating with Vitia, while u?e*? flrmed in state department advices today, proved of great Interest to offi cials beru. According to vitia agenta statement the Zapata forces efttor'ng Qeretaro cut off Oregon from his base at Vera Cruz.