VOLUME IL ANDERSON. S. C SATURDAY MORNING, AUGUST 7, 1S15. NUMBER 178.
ARE MOVING EASTWARD TO
BREAST LINE AT
LEAVE ONLY ONE
Hold Novogeorgievsk to Prevent
Germans Using Railway
Tho russians arc said to bc sacri
ficing many men In rear guard ac
tions to enable the main army to es
cape. It ls not known bow many
prisoners tho Austro-German aro
taking or whether the Russians will
he able to attain their full strength
on thc new lines. Vienna claims the
position of a great part of tho Rus
sian forces ls precarious and that
boggy roads make it hard for thom
On the western front and along
the Austro-Italian fronts artillery ac
tions predominate at various points,
each tilde slaimdng smnl. successes.
Tile Italians have made several at
tacks on thc Austrian .positions with
dirigibles, notably at Pola, where an
Italian machine fell into thc sea and
tho crew was captured. Other at
tacks, Rome announced, wore at en
campments around Lake Ooberbo and
against tho railroad junction north
east of Trieste.
An Austrian seaplane dropped hi
flammable bombs on tho latter diri
gible T)Ut Rome announced it return
Loudon, Aug. 6.-With thc excep
tion of the great entrenched camp of
Novogeorgievsk. t\e Russians . have
evacuated the whole lino of thc Vis
tula river, Ivangorod the southern
fortress having been abandoned.
The Russians are making their way
eastward to breast the Lltovsk Uno.
Petrograd dispatches announcing thc.
leaving of the garrison nt Novogeor
gievsk, say it was to prevent tho
Germana using tho railway communi
cations and from bringing up, supplies
on the Vistula river.
It is believed Novogeorgievsk is
strongly fortified to withstand a
siego of many months. Its solge will
bo Interesting as lt doubtless will
show whether ; earth works are less
susceptible to tho eire of nish ex
plosives than are to cupola forts.
Tho retiring Russians are destroy
ing bridges, buming small towns and
leaving overy obstacle before the Aus
Twrnfy-FifC Million AM. '
London, Aug. 6.-Th? Russian war
office set aside $28,000,000 to help
pay tho cost of removal of tho War
saw mills and factories to tho interior,
says the Petrograd correspondent of
Tho Times. The Warsaw rerea. ls
lc. * tho outcome. of engagements on
the 'Bionic line abd in -the Now
Ogcortflowsk region than the result of
the strategic situation aa a whole.
In the region of Ctitrolonka and
Am cm th Skwa the enemy threatened
to cul our rear communications and
doprivo us of the opportunity of re
grouping while hy an offensive In tho
Lomxa district 'ne Germans are try
ing to cfTect a ?cop enveloping move
on our forces on the Vistula. Should
thia offen K? vc bo further devoloped lt
would possibly 4)0 directed against
Bialystok and Brest Lltovsk from the
north. It is quite likely that Macken
sen will transfer troops from che
("helm district to co-operate in this
Another factor wes the auxiliary
operation on both banks; of thaiyie
pres against Lukow, intended to cat
the lyangorod-Lufcow line.
8cml-Auteaemsns Bale Tor Poland.
London, Aug ? (V -Tho Austro-Ger
mon onslaught reached its height in
the east with the capture of lvango
r.?il and. War aw. The fall of Riga is
imminent, iite next step Is io be th*
triumphal entry into Wk.'_aw by the
German emperor. That ovent 1B like
ly to be followed by the. pronounce
ment of a united and semi-autono
mous Poland enforaemg the Austrian
crown land d?llela as well ss the cap
tured Russian territory. Meantime the
Russian armies are now fighting their
way backward toward Russia prepar
atory to inflicting blows on the invad
ing to fend them off the railways run
ning north and south in order that the
ends of thc German nippers won't
meet and bring disaster to che Ruu
sSsns. The posftton of Grand Duke
Nichols' armies is a matter of solici
tude. The occupation of Warsaw ls
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TWO CITIZENS WERE KILL
ED BY OUTLAWS AT
GOV. MAY SEND
U. S. Cavalry, Rangers and Posses
of Citizens Searching for
Brownsville, Texas, Aug. 6.-As a
result of thc raid by Mexican bandits
on the TIT l?ge of Sebastian, uorth of
here, to^ay when Al Austin, presi
dent v>i the S?bastian haw and Or
der League and hla son Charles were
killed, it wag said here tonight that
Adjutant General Hutchins, or Texas,
who visited Sebastian this afternoon
has recommended to Governor Fer
guson, that ho send a sufficient force
of the Texas National Guard lo pro
tect against the outlaws.
United-States cavalry Texas, Raryg^
ers a?cT posses continued t?ic Eo?'rch*!
for .the bandits tonight.
Federal authorities arrested two
men tonight In connection with the
killing of the Austins. Thc men wore
were placed under heavy guard for
fear of violence.
.Brownsville, Texas, Aug. G.-Mexi
can outlaws today raided tils village
of Sebastian, 30 miles north of here,
and killed a man and woman. Troops
were Bent from Fort I lari ungen.
Bangers Join Search.
(Brownsville, Texas, Aug. 6.-Fif
teen rangers and armed mon started
for Sebastian. '
. Practically every man In Harlingen
is preparing to hunt the outlaws; Tne
dead are A. L. Austin, president of
the Sebastian ?aw--and order league
and his son. Tho league was recent
ly ?formed when several men of bad
reputations were fjjrced to leave Se
bastian. Austin and his son ? were
running a corn sheller early when
tho Mexicans galloped up. took both
In the brush, and killed them. Yes
terday the Mexicans raided?a ranch
near Sebastian'and stole fiv0 horses.
?ra. ?rae? HeadiSn.
Mia. Crae? ?lLed?!?ln haj been sworn
in aa the first policewoman of Patter
son, N. .1. She hem charge of
Hhs dance hal!-.? of tho oHy and
secs the patron? keep to tho con
ventional . waltzes and two-atftps and
do not wander tnto the "kitchen Bink"
and others of the new dances.
AH A i ont ross Itt Noir.
These are tho first photographs to
show the result of the big naval
battle of July 2 In the Baltic .the Brat
naval battle of any coutrequeace then
since the war bogan. The Albatross,
tho German mine layer, is a wreck
on thc shore, having been shot to
pieces by Russian ships. 8ho waa
beached after she was disabled, and
the only reaaon why she did not sink
wai because the captain was able to
reach shallow water. . One photo
graph shows holes in the side of ti
vessel ut close runge. These wi
"JOUXO shots beneath tho water
di sa h Lcd bar.
Florida and Oklahoma Citizens
IWreck Vengeance on Brutea
Guilty of Assault--Kansas Mob
Trilby, Florida, Aug. 6.-Mob at
tacked the Jail at Dade City ' .vt
night, overpowered the jailer and
took Will Leach, a negro, brought
him hore and hanged him in front ot
the railway station. He was charged
with attacking a thirteen year old
white girl on June 30 hero.
Shewneo. Okla.. Aug. G.-Ed Berry,
a negro, charged . with many' crimes,
was taken from tho ofilcero and lynch
ed'. He was accused of killing two
women. It ls said he confessed to
.Kansas City, Aug. 6.-A posse ot
several hundrod tonight Was trailing
tho m^ro who yesterday attacked
Mrs. Honry Stafford a young farm
ers wife; In her borne nur Liberty,
MINERS IN CLASH
German Troops Said! to Have
Charged Striking Miners in
Havre, France, Aug. 6.-Miners In
tbe Mons district have struck. Ac
cording to' reports received bore
groupa ot miners collided with
German soldiers and two Germana
and s?'eh civilian miners were killed,
Disorder* aro reported from Char
leroi resulting . from the high food
cost. Stous were pillaged. German
troops .are erJd to Lavo charged thc
crowd bf civilians killing ten and
wounding forty. Intense unrest is
reported throughout that region.
MANY FLORAL TRI BITTE 8
ON MRS. WILSON'? GRATE
Rome. Ga., Aug. -Scores of
children and many adulte, placed
flowers OB thc grave of Mrs. Wood*
row Wilson, on the first anni' ?raary
of her death. Nine to ten thi.. mum
ing waa given over to the children
Many came with on Hy a . single blos
som and placed tho token among the
soasa of floral tributes sent by or
ganisation* and individuals from
many parts of tho country. The ni
le:? Axon Wilson memorial associa
tion nlacned service? at the grave
Holes Shot ii
Conference Adjourn* for Dipl orn?t
emmenti-Larsing and Wikoi
cana Doubt Success of Movem
Eiirainated-Gen. Scott to Coi
Washington, Aug C.- Tho Pnn
Arnerlcan conference considering
moans to restore peace in Mexico ad
journed today after having developed
no ? divergence cf opinion as to its
general purposes, hut leaving unde
cided the exact cu:...-.o to puren.?. It
will reassemble in New York probably
within tho next week. Meanwhile
the diplomats will confer with their
governments and Lansing with Pres
. The diploma"! sympathize with ?
Wilson's pian to induce tho military I
chiefs enter another peace conference I
and that sil clauca of Mexicans must
bo considered, but the South Atneri'
cans are not ?ar.; ni no ot success un
less means arc found for the elimina
tion- of the military leaders. imo
development emphasizing tnat was
tile dispatch today of Major General
Scoii to inn border to confer with
While it was said General Scott
would go to readjust tho American
border forcee on account of recent
threatened attacks ou thc herder it
was understood he will toll Villa of
the necessity of cnmddorlng others.
Th fie was po Chango in the' plan to
?Jemand that ell military chiefs-try. to
form s constitution government.
lt was' reported tonight that the
Pan-American conferees, before ad
journing, agreed uupon a plan to ad
dress an apreal to tho Mexican peo
ple for ecce and the restoring ot thu
government. The Ian lt ts saJ^L be
ing drafted for- the approval of Wil
sen while tho conference ls adjourn
. _ I
Washington, Aug. C.--The six dip-j
tic Af ter Battle !
S IN MEXICO
? to Confer With Respective Gov
i to Review Pions-South Am?n
ent Unless Military Leaders Arel
if er With Vaia.
lonniu conferred among tliemsolvoa
before roBumlng conference?. They
met at the Argentino embassy. Bans
in ?: rouf erred wita Brigadier Ooneral
Scott, chief of the army ?taff and
Assistant S-j^rotary Hecken ri dre.
Thu meeting revived tho report that |
Scott mlgnt b0 chosen lo persuado |
Carranza of tho necessity of yield
Latin Americans arc understood'
to favor tor president a man who will
represent the majority of Mexican*
not now fighting. They consider that
t ic fighters represent such a small
percentage, that all the military
chief? should yield to the masses,
who deplore the war and have been
Innocent victims. . Lansing, said
Chere' might be some public an
V/.Whlngton. Aug. C.-Tin": con?er
ic? between Secretary of State lan
rjttg and six Pan-American diplomata
regarding tho restoration of peace Ja
Mexico waa continued today. Tuero
I waa no announcement of tiro conch
; sion of th? series of conferences *%t
yesterday ls expected until tho pi
I gram ls. perfected. The conferees
[cline to discuss tiri . procoedin?
which tbey declared Informal and con
fidential. Whatever plan is agreed
roon will bo submitted to all thc Pan
American nations for approval, al
though lt ls understood they have al -
ready pledged their support to a con
certed action. The first result is
likely to he a final appeal to tb fac
tions ta get together and probabl. will
ba cent In a few days.
Tbl? 1? intended especially for the
Carranza element, which refused to
participate in the peace conference.
TEXAS IAN IS
HELP FOR FRAUD
DRGANIZED FAKE SOCIETY
TO SECURE HIGHER
PRICES FOR COTTON
Indictment Charges Capital Stock
Was Never Subscribed-Char
ter Falsely Obtained.
New York. Aug. 6.-Philip C.
Wadcsworth of Texas City. Texas,
was arrested hero today un a federal
indictment returned several months
ago in Atlanta charging use of the
matlls in a scheme to defraud in con
ncctlon with tho promotion ot . the
Cotton (Jrowers Co-operative Society
of Alabama, a fifty million dollar
corporation. Tho headquarters were
The indictment charges tho so
ciety's charter was falsely obtained,
no part its capital stock ovor sub
scribed and that Wadsworth, who
controlled tho society, roprx'sented it
as a plan to obtain for (farmers a
higher price for cotton. Tho socie
ty was promoted in April, nineteen
RUSSELL NOM?NATE!? FOR
LIEUT.. GOVERNOR OP MI NH.
Jucknon, Mich., Aug. 6.-Belated
returns in . today'B Democratic pri
mary for Mississippi upset the pre
dictions in tho race for lieutenant
governor and indicated that Lee M. ;
Russoll had been nominated over IS.
Bunyan Carter, by a s nhs tan ti; . ma
jority. KusseU'B headquarters
claimed a majority of eleven thous
and. Carter's friends nave not con
ceded a defeat. Returns indicate that
Bilbo won tho governorship by a ma
jority of loss than two thousand over
the four other aspirants.
(.ERMANH HEIZE TWO
MORE AMERICAN STE A MERS
Malmo, Sweden, Aug. 6.-Tho
American steamer Llama and Wlco,
bouud from America to Stockholm
with petroleum have been seised by
Gorman and taken to Swtnomucnde.
Governor's Wife Receives Threat
ening Letters--May be Con
nected With Becker Case.
:. . ? . '-- ? \ ? '.
Newport, Aug. 8.-iiecause of the
receipt of Mrs. Whitman, wife of
the governor of New York, of a
number of thraatenlng letters the
Whitman residence hero ls under
Special guard inside and out.
Tho letters boro Newport post
marks Mrs. Whitman said today.
She declined to indicate whether
thoy bad any apparent connection
with the Becker case.
CLEMSON J8 OFFBRING
FOim SUMMER COURSES
Will Hold School for Farmers, F.ta*
Isters, Rnrel Teachers and Corn
Clemson College. Aug. C.-Spec
ially prepared courses for farmers
teachers of rural schools, rural minis
ters sud corn club boys will be given
In the summer school of Clemson
college which opens August 9 sod
continues until September 4. Numer
ous applications for the courses bave
already been received and a large at*
tendance seems certain.
Tho course for country ministers
will begin August 10 and close August
PACKAGE OP DYNAMITE
PUZZLES FT, WOHTfl POLICE
Pt. Worth?' Tex aa,- A Cg . 6.-Tho
police are puzzled tonight over find
ing s quantity of dynamite wrapped
In heavy paper containing a newspa
per plcture of Frank Holt, J. P. Mor
gan'' assailant, under a viaduct here.
POPULACE THROWN INTO
CONS! LUNATION BY AC
TION OF AMERICANS
Another Regiment of Marines Will
Sail Next Week on Cruiser
Port Au Prince, Aug. 6.-Ameri
can naval force today took possession
of tho olhco of the port, the national
palace and the Haitlen gunboat Paci
fique, which arrived Chis morning.
Un route to office of port the Ameri
can? opened fire on the Haltens, kill
Today's seizures give the Americans
tho last positions held by th? Ha?
tiens. The populace has been
thrown into consternation by tba
operations by American forces. Tho
president of senate, in the name of the
nation, today cabled the Halten min
ister to tho United States a new pro
test against the American occupa
Dr. Resalvo Bobo, leader of the
revolution, arrived hore today aboard
the United States refrigerator ship,
O'?ic. On landing the populace
Washington, Aug. G.-i.-^other re
giment of marines ' way OWW?*''^
Hay'U today. They will salt front
Philadelphia next week aboard the
cruiser Tennessee. The arrival of
these will make nineteen hundred
men, seventy-nine machine gutta and
four thrco inch navy field pieces'
The navy department announced it
ls sending additional men so the
work In the hot climate will not be
too hard. Hay Mans will try to elect a
Kew Revolt Reported.
Washington, Aug. 6.-A new revo
lutionary disturbance among the
natives on the western coast of
H ay ti was reported to Rear Admiral
Capcrton. He has dispatched ? na
val tug to Osceola with forces.
The admiral reported the occupa
tion of Fort Nationale In Port Au
Prince without resistance Marines
were quartered in tho barracks,. Col
onel Cole who is commanding ma
rines, from the battleship Connecti
cut ls in military charge of the town.
Captain Boach has been assigned to
handle the civil affairs.
A session of the Haytlen parlia
ment to select a president has been
called for Sunday.
GEN. CALLES TO
Demand to Surrender City An
swered By Two Shots From
Nogales, Arizona, Aug' G.-The
Carranza commander, Catlee who ls
laying siege to Nogales, Sonora, across
the -border from here, today sent an
ultimatum demanding Immediate sur
render by the Villa defenders who re
plied with two shells. Carranza ad
herents Bald here Caliea Is sure to
bombard the town.
Protest W01 be Considered in
Preparation of Reply to
Washington, Aug. -G.-Representa
tives of American packers today re
newed their protest to - the s tato de
partment against Bfitlsh Interference
with their trade with neutral coun
The protest will he considered tn
the preparation ot a reply to the
Appelslmeatt. by Governor.
Columbia, Aug. G.--Governor Man
ning today named Lewis f&Cray state
election commissioner for Laurena
county, vice P. B. Hodge, resignad.
Th? governor also appointed S. fi.
Parker of Gaffney coroner for Cher
okee county, vice R. F. Spencer, de
ceased. There were eight applicant
for tho pisco.
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