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VOLUME IL ANDERSON, S. C. SATURDAY MORNING, JULY 3, 1915. NUMBER 14?.
- ----?-~-----.-?-?-?--.-i SAYS B. IS IN ATTORNEY SAYS BRIDGIE WEBBER ADMITTED COM RUTTING PERJURY. SCHEPPS HOLDS KEY TO SECRET May Tell Governor If Asked Becker to Appeal to U. S. *? Sopromo Court .-tv, New York. July 2.-Charles Becker had nothing io t% with the mordor or Hernnii Rosenthal, for which ho is under death sentence. Bridgie Web ber told H. T. Marshall, an attorney) according to Marshall today. Marshall was attorney r?r Webber at Becker's flrHt tri*!. Y/obber thou said he ?nd . others were perjuring themselves "to save their skins," Marshall said. Mar* snail's statement followed cja&ely th story that Sam Schopps held "tho Be .rot in the Becker case," and would tlJ Governor Whitman wher the jfov " '?rnor asked him. The state retied oifrScheooa to cor roborate Jock Kose, narry Vallon tad Webber at Becker's first trial Marshall said he Intends to go be fore Justice Bartlett of the court, of appeals, who wrote the opinion deuy- j lng Becker a new trial. Martin T. Manton announced todty that W. Bourke Cockraa, als law part- j nor, ls going to appeal to the United | States supreme court in Becker's be half. MAY ADOPT RULE ?0 Ciotare Rule Will Be A?fepte?. Washington. July 2,'-Senator Kern, senate majority leader, today said he hollered a modified cloture rule would be the first measure adouted by the senate of tho n nounced that tho special committee named to devise a eloturo preventing filibusters Kke* that vb'luii defeated tho ship purchase bili was expected to be ready to report when congress meets. LOfNG MATERIAL PLANTS CLOSE D01 Wai Refuse Further Deliveries Unt? Carpenters' Str&e :r Is Settled jMfeaufssw^pH _ Tcago's largest lumber yards, : and G5 brick plants closed for business today, throwing aeveral thousand men ont of employment. These es tablishments announced they will not deliver any building materials until tho strike of 16,000 carpenters is set tled. Allied huildlqgs construction and material interests decided to ? con-1 tlnue manufacturing operations, hut not selling, and declared that no building material, brick or wood will fcc permitted to reach any contrac tor or manufacturer, in Chicago un til industrial peace ia restored. ?????^ White trem?an f? Jail. As a result ot trouble" west of North Anderson last Wednesday night, about which there was considerable exctf* ruut and much talki Bess Myers, a whif-? woman, has been arrested by Sheriff Ashley and lodeed* in the coun ty jail. . THREE BRIT?S? AND SCHOO OF GERMA: ?,on3on, July ?!.-Three british Hteamors, the Caucasian, A^glemo, and the Welbury Bark 3ardonne and thu schooner L. C. Tower, wefe re ported sunk today by thb Gcrrnso submarines in tho vicinity of Scilly Islands and off the coast of Ireland. The Caucasian was sunk southwest ot Lizard bead, o* th* coast of Cornwall Thursday mornio?- The Inglemoor waa a tJcMm of the tame submar?.?.t while plckUg ap the Caucasus's crew. ^^^^|||^HB^^^^^B^H^^^BBBBIS9[[B^B3B^IHSBIWU9E *++*++++??+??+??????*+ ? * + EX I'MIMOS DAMAGES * * I S. SENATE WILD! SU ? .?. *. ._", L_ i 11 "nw* ?i Hill explosion shortly before mid night tonight did considerable damage to tho senate wing of the capital. The explodion was in the reception room on the second floor next to tho sergeajit-at-ann'a o?l'vs. Doors were blown out. No one wa? hurt. Thc authorities are in vestigating. CARRANZA ALSO SAYS NONE ARE NOW CON TEMPLATED. U. S. OFFICIALS PLAN RELIEF President and Secretary Lansing ConiiderLiifc Means For Re lieving Famine. i wen IsSMCd ir. Ver Cnn? 1oday by Carranza. According to a cablegram to the Cnrr?ri? consolata ' ttero. lt ls reported that Znpaatitas defended the east coast of Mexico City. Wash'nginii ."uly -Dk-ii'.on o\ the question cf extradition o? Vic"br iano Huerta t? Mexico on vat li-us criminal charges, rested today With the state department. Extradition re quest W?B submitted by the governor of Texan afc the request of Villa, governor of Chihuahua state. Villa and Carranza factions charge Huerta with implication In th? mur der of President Madero and Vico President Suarez.. No dividion on extradition ls ex pected pending disposition of charge? against Huerta at Bl Ta3o of alleged violation neutrality. Washington, jiriy 2.-relief meas ures for Mexico City . occupied the attention ot officials here today" U;>. (President Wilson at Cornish and Secretary Lansln* had under con- ! licieratlon relief plans.- I-atest official advices nt ft ted famine and anarchy j threatened the aafwj? ot foreigners j in Mexico City. lean Red Cross relief expedition for Mexico City has safely passed Pachu ca within the Carranza lines and gone toward the capital. Whether it han proceeded 'through tho Zapata de fenses into the capital does not ap pear in today's reporta from Consul Stillman. A special train of twelve carloads of corn, which loft Vera Cruz yester day destined to Mexico City, was ac companied by Carranza guards. Thc latter expedition ls thought here to be the one Carranza expects to take Into the capital if his troops enter. There ls no direct word from Mexico City. Texts of reports describe chaos and rioting that m rn a jed for eigners won'* be mode public until President Wilson toad an opportunity to thoroughly review them. The state department Bald efforts will be made to induce Carranza to permit send ing supplies to Mexico City from Vera Cruz. Hospitals in Mexico City ?re practically without surgical supplies. 1STEAMERS NER VICTIMS N SUBMARINES Tho Caucasian tried tb escape when the submarine opened fife. The cap tain surrendered after the vessel WAS struck several thnes. The erew then took to tim boats. The submt?i?^s then flrcJ eight shells into the va*K se!. A few honra inter the Ingol moor appeared ?>d started picking up the Caucasian's trew, when the ?uh-, aarlne opened fire. Tho crew of the] Inglemoor and p?rt of the Caucaslon'a ' landed at Pensante. Nineteen ef the , Caucasian's crew were last seen row-J las toward iVsaee. Fear Thaw Wi Evelyn Nesbit TJmw und lier joung son, Kussel!. Mrs. Harry Thaw, wife ot the man .who ia again making a Btrong legal effort to esca?o incarceration in the Mntteawan Asylum/OB a lunatic, has boen found hiding In a buugalow In tho far northern-part of New York State, while the trial of her husband, is going on in New York City. This photograph is the. latest taken or her and h?r young son, Hussoil. wi?o Ia with her'in her seclusion. The deputy attorney general of New York, who is trying the .case against Thaw, mado efforts to find . .ore tbe state's offliclah:' even learned where She was. They ] discovered eho ls no near tho Cans- i dian border that she can easily cross ? and escape a process sorver. should < she desire to do so. . 1 Mrs. Thaw ls lp fear ot her hus- I UT OF MEXICO PRESENCE THERE WOULD MENACE PEACE PLANS; FOUR METHODS ? ? Ex-Pretideni Mast Remain in U. S. to Answer Charges Pending. Washington, July 2.-If the United States eau prevent it. Huerta won't be permitted to enter Mexico from the United States where his presence will -be a further menace to the United States* plans to restore peace. Determination to keep Huerta from crossing 'to Mexico reached the point today, whore four ways of de taining Huerta are under considera tion by various departments? Secre tary Lansing intimated that the fed eral government, if it chooses, could withdraw ?barge* of violating neu trallty?and fiurrendar Huerta to Villa commander at juarez. Secretary of Labor Wilson is con sidering a plan fer deporting Huerta to Spain indo*- Immigration laws. General 'bunston, at the herder, hos orders to tire the military to pre sent Huerta from crossing the. bor* der while ?I liberty on bail. The dc paitment nf justice ta gathering evi dence to prosecute Huerta under fem oral statute?, Ofllcials ordered that a strict ^rfttch be kopt on Huerta. Waat action will be taken on the extradition raquent ls undetermined. Secretly Lancine mentioned that dis cretionary power is vested with the Tessa governor and under treaty. Governors of conticmous border states ot ?ho United States and Mexico can arrange Ait*?))* for the req?ii2*',t!<-,r. of fugitives from Justiee. . The treaty a for granting requisitions ttthoritea when civl authoring 1? suspended'. ll Harm Her fe;; SS? V land. Sh? bewxs he will du her ii BMtild he bo liberated, i lUsBfforts will bc directed JO have herJMB tho stage, and says 1er life wflTiBe a hell on car.ii ir xe getraut. Fon?rao IN FEARS !N WANTED IN STATE FOR RDER. ?CHING iRO'S PLEA Attorneys Cited Frank Case and Recent Lynching In Appeal For Release. Philadelphia. July 2.-Governor Brumbaugh it was learned today has withdrawn tho requisition warrant issued by Governor Tener In 19i:t for Fred Brown, a negro wanted in Sont li Carolina on the charge of hav ing muntoredr j. p\ Durst, white, at Johnny, south Carolina, In April, 1906. . representations wero made to the governor that Brown would bel In danger of lynching ' If returned to South Carolina. In support of this plea. Brown's counsel - quoted public utterances of Cole Biftasu. then gov ernor of South Carolina. Tener Is sued a r?quisition and tho case was carried to. the United States supremo court, which sustained the lower court's refttsn\ to interfere. ln-nsk lilg -BrunAaugh to withdraw the requisition Brown's council cited In cidents in erinnert ?on with tho Frank ease In Georgia and tho recent lynch ing in South Carolina. A hearing on the case w|il bc given by Brumbaugh next weelt; Colombia. July 2.-Information has boen receive''! todav that (?nv. Brumbaugh of '? ..?nnsylvahia bes withdrawn tho requisition warrant is sued hy former Governor Tenor of Pennsylvania for the return to this state of Jo? Grant, alika Fled Brown, a negro who is wanted in Edgcfleld county for the alleged mur der of j. li. Durst, a white man at Johnston during April 1904. Extraordinary efforts have .jyift (CONTINUO OH PAOE TOURS.) GERMA A RAGEi THR< GEN. PORFfi EX-PKES. O EXPIRES AFTER RULING MEXICANS WIT FIVE YEARS, AGED WARI AGE OF EIGHTY-FIV1 EVENTFUL MILI . Parla, July 2.-General Porfirio ? O?a/., former president of Mexico, died carly tonight. Hi? wife and son, Por firio, Jr.. and his wife were at lils bedside. Two tragic circumstances marked tho death of Diaz. Owing to (be dis turbed conditions it has been impos sible to send thi> borty.to Mexico with ceremony befitting one of the figudea in Mexican history. Further, Colonel Porlflro Diaz. Jr., '.ried vainly to in form his sisters. Senora lgnacta de La Torre and Se nora Rincon (lallarde, now in Mexico, of their father's death. Not one of thc men raised up ns as sistants by Diaz in Mexico were at his bedside. All are scattered. Few odtside the family knew of the ser iousness of his illness. The < nd seems to have been brought about by heart failure. His heart was weaken ed by an attack of grippe a year ago. The letter with which Generul Por firio Diaz announce.!, on May 25, 1911, his resignation from the presi dency of Mexico after having boen master of the country for thirty-five years gives in his own words an in teresting glimpse of his remarkable ^career, tt reads: "Slr: The Mexican people who gen*" erouBly haye covered me with honors, who proclaimed me as thoir leader during the international war, who pa triotically assisted me in all works undertaken to develop industry and the commerce of the republic, estab lish its credit, gain for it the respect of thc world and obtain for it an honorable position in the concert of nations-that some people, slr, have revolted in armed military bands, stating that my presence in the exer cises of tho supreme executive pow er is tho cause of tltis Insurrection. "I do not know of any fact im putable to mo whicb would have caused this social . phenomenon, but permitting, though not adm it ling, that I may be unwittingly culpable, such u possibility makes me the least able to reason out and decide my owu culpability. Therefore, respecting as I have always respected the wll of tho people, and In accordance with raSTPONE ??ES?3 OVERJHREE BODIES Believed Msn Were Murdered and Bodies Thrown Into Chat t?hoochee River. West Point, Ju|y 2.-The Inquest set for today nt mantons Ferry, Ala., near hero into the' death nf Mack and Epps Melton and J. S. Leak, whose bodies were found early this wet* In Chattahoochee ?Iver, was postpon ed until next Monday. The bodies bore evidence of murder. Reports last night that a fourth body, thought to be Toney Melton, father of tho two victims, proved untrue'. The father ls aiding the authorities in the Investigation. ?NVEIL TABLET TO MARY PH AG AN United Confederate Veterana veil Marble Stab to Mar dered Girl. Marietta. Ga.. July 2.-A marble slab, marking the grave of Mary Pha gan. for whose murder Leo M. Frank ls serving a life sentence was mi? vteiled herc -today. The local camp of Unfited Confederate Veterans pro vided the stone ned unveiled it. German Battleship Damaged. Copenhagen, July 2.-Tho German battleship Wittohtbach was damaged, and a battleship of the Kaiser clsst with many shots below the waterline from a battle tn Baltic, returned lo Kiel. Politiken? Petrograd correy pondent say? a German torpe Jo boat and a cruiser of the Magdeburg class were sunk at Windau. / OFF?Ni S UNCHE OUGHOV RIO DIAZ, ' F MEXICO, IN FRANCE, PH IRON HAND FOR THIRTY RIOR DIES IN EXILE AT I E-HAD LONG AND TARY CAREER. art ?rio 82 with the federal constitu tion, I come before the supreme re- f present&tiven of the nation In order to \ resign, unreservedly, the office or con- , atltutlonal president of the republic with which the national vote honored 1 me. which I do with the more reason ' since. In order to continue In office, ' it would he necesHsry to shed Mex!- , can blood, endangering the credit ot the country, dissipating its wealth, 1 exhausting its resources and exposing its policy to international complica- 1 tiona. . "I hope gentlemen, that when the passions which are inherent to all re- 1 j volutions have been calmed,, a more conscienclous and just study will 1 bring out In the national mind, a cor- 1 rect judgment, which, when I die; I may carry graven on roy soul .as a 1 fust estimate of the life which I have ck-voted and will devote to my coun trymen." The revolution led by Geueral Fran cisco I. Madero, Jr., had brought aluna the aged president's reported lilt ijgo carly in 1911 to resign bis ot* flee In a bargain for peace, but on May 24, (he day on which the resig nation was expected, lt was not forth- I conting. Rflots ocenrretr that da> ?rs Mexico City, during which many per: sdns were killed. The national pa lace was stoned by mobs shouting "Viva Madero," and demanding to know why Diaz did not resign. The next day he read his letter of resigna tion to the chamber of deputies. A largo majority voted aye; the other legislators rone and bowed their af firmation as their names wer call ed. The minister of foreign affairs, Francisco I ?eon do la Harra, was' Im mediately chosen provision president and Diaz, of whom for thirty years all Mexico had stood In awe, left the capital, secretly the next day, to em bark at Vera Cruz for Europe. Since then he had lived Virtually an exile tn Paris and other European cities, n silent observer of still more trou ble sometimes in the land be had , ?on*r ruled. 1 (CONTINUER ON PAGE THHEK.) GERMAN MINE LAYER CHASED BY RUSSIANS Veaael Run Aground to Escape^ : Capture-Twenty-one of Crew Killed. London, July 2.-Naval action oc cumul- thia morning off the east coast off tho Island of Gothland, says the 1 outer 8 Stockholm correspondent. The German mine layer Albatross, Chased by four Russian cruisers, ran aground to escape capture. Twenty one of tin? mine layer's crew were killed and twenty-seven wounded. JOHNSON ?OT CONTRACT For Remodeling Store Rooms For C. te w. Ci Ittpet. . Mr. W. W. Johnson \as been ^awarded the contract for remodeling two store rooms in the Anderson hotel building which are to be used for pas senger station for ?. & W. C. rail way and for the construction of the passenger umbrella sheds, which are to be located In the roar or the build ing. FEDERAL ?ESE IS PREPARim HANDLING C Washington. July ?.^-The federal reserve board today appointed a com mittee with W. P. G. Harding chair man, to examine conditions and de termina tb? best way for the coming cotton crop can be handled-. The board decided to take every precau tion to prevent a recurrence} text fall of conditions such as existed last year; Harding has written a letter SIVE :CKED T EAST JO INDICATION OF DE CREASE IN FURY OF AT TACKS IN EAST. ARTILLERY FIRE RESUMED IN WEST :ighting In Gallipoli Growing fa? intensity -- Tarka Main Bayonet Atta ck*. London, July 2.-The sudden re lumiitlou of hea\?y artillery fire by he Germana in France la a marked ea tu re of the fighting on tba western rout. In Galicia and Poland the reutonlc advance ia unchecked. The reutons show no disposition to di nlnish the Intensity of their eastern iffenstve. The Polish Fortress, Zamoic ha? icen captured and the Germans claim idvances in other eastern sections of itrategic Importance. There has been uo official news Fruin the British front in F anders luring the week. General Sir Lan He milton, however, in the second of ficial dispatch of the weak, records a repulse ot the vicious counl^r at tacks on Gallipoli Peninsula, by the Turks, who are tryjng to recover ground south ot the hill of Achi Baba and the strong position at Krithta. The British forged forward Monday. The following day the Turka counter attacked with bayonetR. . This .VP4 crushed while the French on Ute fight in Kervesdere Valley, toward the east coast of Gallipoli, a-1 vanead wad cun~ soi ida ted ground won tba last ot June. Tb? munitions measure giving tba minister of munitions wida power to speed up the munitions supply, pass ed the House of Lords today, and; will be a statute when the king aif? lt. There are many Indications through out the United Kingdom that tbs peo ple only now fully .realise tba aer iousf-ss of the war. A few months ago they boasted "business la aa us ual." Cabinet ministem now are urging the moat rigid economy by in dividuals. School children will be sought to Invest tn war lonni. News papers carry full page advertisements ot war loans. - Teutonic successes in Gallcia, tba slowness of Dardanelles operations and the failure of the allies td Inau gurate the much discussed offensive lu the esst are responsible fdr tho changed public demeanor. London, July 2.-five more Brit ish vessels, three steamers of consid erable size, one schooner and one bark, fell victims to German sub marine warfare today. Fvideoces of prosecution of this warfare on a large scale are recently noted with fre quency, though the loss of life ia small. Crews of the vessels stink to day were ssved. There is no indication, even In Rua sisn official statements, of any halt In Teutons' sweep northward, east ward from Lemberg, and further south the Russians mad? a stand along the Gnllaltpa river, but Ute Auat^o-Germons claim victories in that section. The Teutons ara evi dently making every effort to capture Warsaw. Field Marshal Von Macken sen; Berlin reports, ls pushing tead ily ahead between the V?stala and Bug rivers. German observers be lieve the Russians are preparing to abandon Gallcia. Reports outrai sources declare the Russians received new suppllea of high explosives, enabling them to swell enormously tba Teutonic cas ualty lists. Artillery activity continuas Bl Ar ras region of France. No signa yet of infantry offen si vie tn Argonne where the Hermann have gained grMnd at ht nvy cost of lives. R<[)ort regarding Dardanelles claims the Hi iti?h colonial troops hss not been checked and Anglo-French claim l.OOO yards advance against the Turks. RVE BOARD S PLANS FOR OTTON CROP to federal reserve agents ta each of the four southern reserve hanks ask ing for formation and expressing the belief that under present condi tions, with largs surplus reawr-v** fa tbs banks there is every reason to ex pect that Ute next crop eau be cara? for without difficulty. It waa alao that Ute dotaestio dwcuand for cotton ta Increasing. .