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VOLUME IL ANDERSON. S. C TUESDAY MORNING, JULY 13, 1B15. NITMRFR if*T FOR REPLYTO UTMOST DELIBERATION WILL BE REQUIRED TO MEET SITUATION FIRMLY REPLY MAY BE DELAYED WEEK Officials Think Note Should be Final declaration of Attitude of United States. . Washington. July . 1.".-Secretary .Lansing spent most of today prepar ing- data anti opinions -for tire Ameri can reply to tiie German note on sun nis.! ii warfare. Me indicated ho probably will not go to Cornish ns tho president will probably return beiore Ibo end of the week. The situation is described ?n official quarters as critical. There was no concealment of the fact that rela tions between the United States and Germany are thc most strained in history. High officials said the American policy will be worked out carefully. That to meet the situation firmly the utmost deliberation is required. It . Was stated a delay of a week or more cannot bo t?? terpreted as meaning the United States will recede from' thc position taken in the two previous notes to Berlin. There was ? much informal discus sion of the German note. The trend 'of the opinions of omciaUiJthftLjtiUtLi "German crasioti bas narrowed the field of negotiations so that the next communication from thc United States must state to some extent American intentions If her rights arc further violated and declare the pos ition it will take with reference to Germany's refusal to disavow thc sinking ot the Lusitania. German quarters here don't regard the situa tion as critical. Washington, July 12.-Secretary Lansing today began working on thc draft of a note to bo sent to Ger many expressing the attitude the United States will take toward sub marine warfare as lt affects neutral. When draft is completed there will bc a consultation between Lansing and tho president, who will decido thc policy to be pursued. No Intimation 1B obtainable con cerning tho course tho United States will follow, but every Indication in the official quarter is that the rela-. ttons between Germany and the United States is so strained that it is necessary to weigh carefully the phraseology and contents of the next note. That there will bo no surren der of American rights In the note is deemed practically certain, .and it also seems assured that the German proposals for tho Immunity of Americau passenger ships not car rying contraband will be rejected. Lansing wljl go to Cornish for a con ference with the president as soon as he ls prepared to draft hts reply un less tiie president decides otherwise. GOV. MANNING ON THE GERMAN REPLY Hopes President Will Find Way to Avert War Which b Serious Possibility. Columbia, July 10.-G~v rnor Man ging las* night gave out the fol lowing m?teme?.t: "The German note falls to compl.' with guarantees re quired by President Wilson. The president will insist on the protccUon of American lives and American in terests and v iii assert our rights un der international law. Tho Insistence may break diplomatic relations. I hope' and believe the president will find a way to avoid war and still maintain tho honor of America, but the people of this country trust his Judgment sud will support him, what ever the event." E Kl sa th W tli to Wi J. ex lie to BM 'lu in.' at ms su Lahor Leader Dem Sentenced To Trinidad, Col., July 13. -July 12. John ft. Lawson, Ute labor lender, icoiivlcted of morder In connection with tre ?trike disorders was denied a new trial by Judge Hillyer in dis trict court here today,- and was sen tenced to hard labor tu the' state pris on for life. mi ch po Ik on lin 1ST CRITICAL TO WATCH FOR BOMBSJN HOLD NEW ORLEANS PAPER GEIS LETTER SAYING BOMBS WERE SHIPPED SHIPS WARNED BY WIRELESS Dfficials Fear for Vessels After Re ceipt of Warning by Newspaper. Washington, Jnly 12.-Navy offi :lals today awaited responsos from ho British steamers Howth Head and ?aron Napier, carrying mules for the british army and supposed to bc off he South Atlantic coast, to warnings wirelessed thom to watch out for tombs in their holds. Both vessols sailed from New. Irleans. July 9, the Howth Hoad for niblin, via Norfolk, and the Baron lapiojv.direct for Avonmonth. The warnings were sent following ho receipt by Secretary Daniels of telegram last night from a New Or gans newspaper stating that a letter ad been received by the newspaper rom a person who Blgr.cd himself Pearce," which indicated that ex iloslves had been plat ed aboard otli vessels. The letter declared tho triter Intended to kill J. I*. Morgan nd the British ambassador. Sir prfhg-Rice, and complete the work nfiniBlied by I?rich Muenter, alias 'rank 'Holt. The writer said he is a artner of Hoi*, s. New Orleans. July 12.-Federal of icials here this morning baWa beard othtng from the steainors Howth lead and Baron Napier, supposed to ave bombs aboard them placed by ie person who wrote a letter to a ?cal newspaper signed, "Pearce." he writer Bald he Intended to pre out the shipment of mules und war lunitions to the allies. He stated lat he had enough dynamite to (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO.) XTRA POLICE GUARD FOR GOV. WHITMAN recautionary Measures Taken to Protect Life of New York Governor. Albany, Jury 12.-A .spoclal police tard bas been stationed about tbe ;ecutive mansion here to prevent e possibility ot violence to Gov. [? hitman or of damages to the oxecu ,t: mansion. The Albany police said day tbat the precautionary measure is brought about by the shooting ot P. Morgan and the approaching ecutlon of ex-Police Lieut. Becker. Three members ot the Albany po re force have been specially detailed watch the governor's house, one ?n being continually on guard. The governor made n personal re est for the guard yesterday mom 5. according to a statement made police headquarters. t ? Mrs. Whitman, and the two Whlt in children are at tho Whitman m mer home at Newport. led New Trial; Prison For Life Lawson tread a lengthy statement ?nt?ining his Innocence and ! arged he was a victim of a '"cor-j ration con trolled prosecution, i alleged hts trial was a "travesty | justice.". He faltered several ?es during his reading. GREAT INVENTOR ACCEPTS INVITATION TO HEAD ADVISORY BOARD SUBMARINE IS SPECIAL SUBJECT Board of Civilian Inventors Will Create New Devices for This Department. Wost Orange. N. J.. July ll'. Thomas A. Edison has accepted tho invitation or Secretary Daniels to head an advisory board of civilan in ventors for a bureau or invention and development to be erected in the navy department. Hin acceptance will RO forward immediately to Wasington where the new plans await word from him. Daniels' iden for utilizing tho inven tive genius of Americans in and out o? military and naval service to moot I conditions of warfare shown in Europe is outlined in a lefter written last Wednesday, asking Edison, whether as a patriotic service to the country he would undertake the task of ad vising tho proposed bureau. The plan 1B to have several men promi nent in spec.l lines of inventive re search associated in tho work. Among the problems to bo laid before the i board for investigation Daniels men- J tolned submarine warfare. He added he felt sure that with Edison's won-j dorful brain to help them the officers of the navy would bo able to meet this new danger with new devices ( that will assure peace to our coun- ! try by their effectiveness. GETS PAROLE TO REGAIN HEALTH Spartan burg Convict Granted Six Months Leave of Absence to Improve Health. Columbia, July 12.-Governor Man- j ning this morning granted an unusual parole to Hob Dobson, a white man convicted the January. 1015, court for. Spartanburg county of burglary and larceny and sentenced to serve seven years on tho chain gang or the peni- ' tentlary. The parole was granted j Tor six months that opportunity may i ; be given Dobson to Improve his I besltb. Thc prisoner ls to report to ? be supervisor and sheriff of Spartan jufg county at tile end of six roonthB. M OF FRANK HOLT REMAINS A MYSTERY: -- i Newspaper Men Not Inclined to > Believe Prisoner a j; Suicide. New York, Jul yl2.- Jil hone that j !ov. . Whit .ian does send bis men ? lown bore to investigate. I hope , hat they turn the whole thing up . c ide down. Thon the governor will c ind out all about the Iles that have ' < ?eon published." i With those words District Attor tey Lewis J. Smith, of Nassau Coup- \ y hotly voiced yesterday his disap irovhl of tho widespread conviction hat the "official investigation" into he death of Frank Holt is .so far a i Isgraccful farje. > / Mr. Smith spoke his views sf ter a f ong conference willi the board of n upervisOra if Nassau county, behind i lonou- doors in the court house st a line?la. Ute result of the confer nee was the collete sqclchlng of ? lie board's openly announced plan to 1 take an immediate investigation of iclr own. Only tho night before1 ifs announcement was inadn official-1 - and the flrtt- sersion 'iv? u?e prom- j t \ investigation waa fixed for yes- . ?rday morning at 10 relock sharp. I ' Ut, instead ot an inves?tgation the e C as a star chamber conference ot the b Dporvisors with tho district attor- tl ey' after which the board. In tte ti ernacular "quit cold." |U Italian Cruiser fi -i iiiilfhia^^ Thc i Tv This is the Italian armored cruiser Amalfi, tho first Italian warship, to be blown up by a submarine since the nation entered the war. She was Cruising' in -tho Northern Adriatic, presumably in the neighborhood nf the great Austrian naval base. Pola, winn a submarine struck her. This is believed to be a -'submarine sent overland in pieces by tho Gen tile Austrians, for their navy was not strong in submarines when the war ZERLAND IN MANUFAC TURE OF PRODUCTS GERMANY TO STOP SWISS SUPPLY i_ America Will Ship Intermediate Products to Switeralnd for. Finishing Process. Washington, July 12.-Negotiations ?vere begun today through trade ad visers of the state department and bureau of foreign and domestic com merce for cooperation between dye manufacturers of the United States and Switzerland to meet the serious scarcity of dyestuffs resulting from the cutting off of Ce rm an coal tar dyes. Americans seek to utilize Swiss dye works pending the develop ments of tho industry here. The Swiss plants heretofore receiv ed from Germany their supplies of so-called "intermediate" coal'tar pro itucta to be wade into finished dyes. Germany is iiow threatening to cut Dff this supply, elia ging that thc finished product is being exported to Prance and England. The new American dyestuffs, In iuatry, now is in a position to furnish large quantities of intermediates. It s planned to ship this to Switzerland 'or the finishing process} A statement issued today by the nin an of .foreign and domestic cora nerve ssnerts that the effects of the lyestuffs famine are becoming more md more apparent. PANTS MAKERS ON STRIKE FOR SANITARY CONDITIONS New York, July 1J -Ten thousand ?ants makers went on strike here to lay for sanitary shops, recognition if the union and wage increase. Union ifllclals conferred on the feasibility o.' .ailing on additional s,fl?00 worker* n the men's clothing industry. IA MBI'RG-AMERICAN UNE DENIES REPORT Ok? FAILURE Berlin, July 12.-The recently pub Ished report that the llainburg Lmerican Steamship company had ailed, because of the heavy losses ustaincd during the war, was denied oday by the scml-oftVial Wolff nows ?ency. r10RE~TROOPS~ TO DARDANELLES Manila, Jnly 12.-Persons arriving ere from Saigon, capital o? French ?chin China, report that all vessels clouging o the Mess3Taries Mart Ime*. are . being transformen! Into -ansporta lo carry Russian troops to ie Dardanelles. Amalfl. bogan. The olheial I ia lian account o? tho sinking sayB: "Tho commander, before giving orders to the ciew to Jump over board. erie*! 'I/onp, live tho king, long liv?, italy!" The entire crew, drawn un along the stern, echoed tho shout, giving a remarkable exhibition of courage and discipline. "Tho commander, who was the last to leave. Blipped overboard shortly before thc Amalfi sunk. Nearly nil t te ollh ors and crew wore saved." ALIENIST SAYS ? ? ? ? DR. AUSTIN FLINT GIVL5 OPINION AT THAW'S SANITY TRIAL CONSTITUTIONAL INFERIORITY I Flint Doesn't Know What it Means But Believes Thaw Afflicted With it. . New York. July 12.-Dr. Austin Flint, alienist, testifying at the sanity trial of Harry K. Thaw, said he be lieved Thaw is suffering with "Para noia or constitutional inferiority witli n paranoia trend." Cross examined, he naid he didn't know what "consti tutional inferiority" mean't but had used the term, which he described aB now, because he thought it applica ble. John B. stanchfield. Thaw's chief attorney, contended that testimony lind shown Thaw lived n normal lite in New I lamp. Mtv after his escape from Matu-nwau. Flint declared-this was not inconsit'lent with bis theory. Flint said ho didn't think Thaw had shown evidences of paranoia lu oburl but to bim Tliow doesn't act Uko u Ban0 man. Answering a question from Justice Hendrick. Flint said if he didn't know the history of Thaw'? case he wouldn't think him a para noiac from indications in court. MANY LIVES LOST IN FLOODS IN CHINA ousular Report Says Island in Canton Harber Entirely Submerged. Washington. July 12.-The lost? of many liven as the reBult of unpre cedented floods in the provinces of Kwangtung and Kwangsi, China, was announced, today in a dispatch to the state department from Consul Gene ral cheshire at Panton. CherJhlre said the Ishi id of Chamcon in Canton harbor was Hooded two or three feet. There is a total cessation of railroad traffic and trade. Aid is needed Im mediately. BRITISH DESTROY GERMAN CRUISER London, Jul 12.-German protect ed cruiser Koenigsberg, which last fall took refuge from the British fleet In i'uflji river in Germsn east Afri ca has been wrecked by British river monitors. Thc British casualties were four men killed and six wound ed. TAKE LAS MAS AND PAREDON VILLA TROOPS SHORT OF AM MUNITION AND OFFER LITTLE RESISTANCE RESTOPING ORDER IN MEXICO CITY Gen. Gonales Working to Reor ganize Local Government in Devastated Capital. Del Rio. Texas. July 12.-La? Vacas. Mexico, opposite Del Rio, was captured from the Villa troops today hy Carranza forces after two hours fighting. The casualties are report ed to have been twenty-one Villa and five Carrease soldiers hilled. . i.iredo. Tsxae, July 12.-Carranza\ u u;:nrltlea at Neuve Laredo tonight announced1 the capturo of Pared?n, about twenty miles north of Mont ?rey; and the town of Hermanos, near Mouolova. At Hermanos the dead ure estimated at fifty on each side. At Pared?n the fighting was only ?klr tuishes. The Villa troops were short nf ammunition and offered little re sistance. Gonzales Hetsorlng Order. Mexico pity, July 12.-General Gonzales, the Mexican capital'a new est dictator, and Iiis staff are work ing to reorganizo the loral govern uent for a quick return to normal conditions. OutBldo of the city AO rains with 200 cn.-loads of food aro malting' the construction of a tcm wrary bridge to tho city, i ('arrunza Wants Recognition. Washington. July 12.-Vllllstas Iff ea tod 2,000 Carranzistaa at Cab ilia tn Sonora after four hours of Ightlng, accordln gto a dispatch to he Villa agency. The Carranza igency has announced that a victory (CONTINUKI) ON PAGE TWO.) JOLE L BLEASE MAY RUN F0R60VERN0R .ormer Chief Executive Expected to Enter Gubernatorial Race Again. Columbia, July 12.-"In all proba Illly I will bo in the race for gov rnor next Bummer." said Former lovernor Cole I.. Blease Saturday lorn lng when asked the question hy ewepaper men, who directed lils st ation to a Kiory in an Atlanta paper rsterday, which quoted Warehouse emmi.' .limier Mel, nu in as saying lat the former governor would ruu Kain next summer. Ile wouH not lake a definite statement, ns b Cf SiS 1 that it was too far off, but left v ry tile doubt in the newspaper men's linds about the matter. The formor governor said be had seel ved many letters from neople all rer the state and many had.called in ; .-son Urging him to run fo? gov mor. He read part ot an an .wer he as writing to a friend in which he ade the statement that bo would robably run for governor next sum er; .. - . . . . .. Government May ] Aeroplane Mot Washington, July-12.-Several new eoplane motors are to be delivered the navy department for testing ?rnosos soon. Secretary Daniels id foday that nnttl a type satisfac ry for navy nae ls determined upon d it is known how. rapidly it csn supplied It is improbable that the FRENCH ADMIT LOSS OF THE CEMETERY AT SOUCHEZ GERMANS USED GAS IN ATTACK Teutons Alto Claim to Have De stroyed Position of British at HOI Sissy. < Loinlun. July 12.--By a savage at tack tho v.< Tmanp took Bouchas cemetery from tho French. This is soven miles north ot Arras. The bat tle \?as one of the severest of the ?var. The position war) taken after a gas attack and,hand to hand fight* lng. The French admit the.loss soo are fighting to regain the'lost ground, The French hove ' besn tightening their grip on Bouches. The Ger mans were aware its capture would be an important step in their French offensive toward Lens and UH?. They launched a terrific . counter stroke and took the cemetery sod one hundred and fifty prisoners. Fighting on the western edge ot the town continues. There has also been recent activity tn other parts' of the western . front.. The Germans' claim to have destroyed the British position on Mill Sixty near Ypres, i^uj&e .sHttalion.la boland and .Gali cia han not roached a criais. Tho. public, though is weary of following the Russian retirement and is look ing to the west. They feel that some thing must happen, otherwise sooth er winter of trench warfare ls In evitable., London, July 12.-There ls com parative calm In tba various fighting areas today, except on ' the Austro? Hallan front, where the Italians claim a substantial advnee towrd Triest. Petrograd is elated fiver th? Rus sian Buccess in South Poland. The Austrians are reported to have. lost one of the three corps which began the advance against Lublin. The en tente alties are reminded however, that this ls nully a local triumph on forty miles of a thousand mils front. The Austrian operations against the Warsaw railways ls reported as checked If not twartedh whic means that the threatened advance on Warsaw is less dangerous now than when the Austro-German attack bo gan. Austrian headquarters In Galicia explains the apparent lull In the Teu tons advance by asserting that the Teutons fixed ?<emb?irg as the objec tive or the present campaign with the Teutons fixed Lemberg as the objec tive of the present campaign with the purpose of establishing them selves in strong def en sirs positions to the northward, s? ss to use part >r their troops elsewhere. They de bared the Austrians hara resisted all rurther Russians attacks beyond Krasnlk. The Teutonic abd Russian unties are in an apparent deadlock louth of Lublin. Petrograd reporta continued tight ng along the front from Josefow to 3yehawa, where the Austrians sre igain the aggressors: A TurklBh war office report says he bombardment ot Gabe Tape, near he tin of the Gallipoli peninsula by i cruiser, presumably British, and > rot oe ted by torpedo craft, taned. It s declared tba warship was bit, and orced to withdraw. Archbishop's Fanerai. Rochester, N. Y.. July ls.-The Uneral for James Edward Qulgley, he Catholic archbishop of Chicago, rho died here Saturday, was held to lay. The body will be taken to Chi ngo for burial. Makes a Tie Wita a T?. San Francisco, July lt-Jack less, OHklund's first basemen, in ths .ecific 'toast League, hit safely In wo gamos yesterday, making 40 con ecutive gam' s in which be made at ?st one hit. Thia ties the world's ecord held bj Ty Cobb. Manufacture ors at Pensacola umber of naval aircraft will be rec m.nended congress will be fixed jr the. general board. The Pensa ila yard will be used for motor uildlng If the government cannot nd a private maker who cab supply itisfactory machines sa fast as need 1.