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BRITISH SHIP GOLIATH German Commander of Turkish torpedo Boat Gives Inter esting Account. Constantinople, Aug. 7.-(Associated Press Correspondence)-Vaptain-Lleu tenant Rudolph Firls. commander of thc Turkiish torpedo boat Muaveni which sent the British lineship Gol iat li to tlie bottom of Morto Bay off Sld-el-Bahr, in the Dardanelles, has told his onw full story of nts exploit to Th? Associated Press Correspon dent, amplifying with some interest ing detail;? the earlier accounts. Captain FlrL- ls a young man ot 33 years, hut looks no moro than 26. He is a Rhinelander, slight in build, and speaks English almost without for eign accent. The torpedo boat he commanded was one of four vessels of the same class which were transfer red from Gorman to Turkhh owner ship several years ago. Before her change in ownership she was known as the ".S-160." When asked to relate lils experience in sinking tho Goliath, Cnpta'.n Firle proceed with this straightforward matter-of-fact narrative: "The British ships off tho Darda nelles entrance? were causing the Turkish troops near Side-Dahr some trouble. It was decided that some thing would have to he done to re move a little of the onesldedness of the affair. "Shortly after midnight. May 12-13, the Muavcnt, slipped through the Turkish minefields and approached the British licet of warships and trans ports which was lying in and south of Morto Bay. I "As we passed one of the last pro montorios the British licet, with every port hole lit and projector playing, gave all tho impression of a large elly-let me say like K'!e on Regatta Day. "The British ships had on that day kept up the hombardment of the Tur kish po itlons until after ll o'clock at night. On the way down, I held a council with my two lieutenants as to the timo of night we were to make our attack. We thought at first that the nose of the bombardment which was then still going on. would aid ?is. Later wo decided to wait until the weary crews had turned In ex pecting that after so strenuous a day's (work they would be too tired to ex orcise moro than a perfunctory viligance. j "It was proven shor'.ly afterwards that this theory was correct. "We continued down the strait at a leisurely galt of from seven to eight knots an hour. I ordered this be cause I wanted to get aa close to tho British as possible before they 'woulds discover the presence jot ; .an^ enemy's cra'ftV ~l5rIving ' a torpedo' boat machinery ot full tilt causes a great deal of noise and what ls worse blows too many sparks out of the funnels. "It was about 12:30 midnight when I saw ahead of me the outlines of two British destroyers. They were patrolling tho strait. 7. am sure that they must have seen us. But our low speed, evidently, fooled them. They held to their course and I let the Muavcnt glide through between them. "Beyond the destroyers we sighted eight torpedo boats, churning through "tho Esenkol Bay in pairs, each two keeping In a sort of echelon position. I admit that things began to look very interesting. "But the eight torpedo boats, like the two destroyers, kej,t looking af ter their business, whatever that may have been. So on we went at the same speed. "Just as we rounded the northern promontory which helps to form Mor to Bay, the sllhouttea ot two Br.tish llneshlps came Into view. I held the Muavct for the bow of tho nearest, and kept this course until we were eh, e to her. Naturally, I expected to have my boat dedected each in stant and have a few shells come her way. . Nothing of the Bort occurred, however. "To have a torpedo strike surely it is necessary to have Un course run as closely at a right angle to th side of the target as poa&fbo. This ob liged me to steer to port In a slight curve, because I had decided to tor pedo the British linen', p on hor star board side, which w.. nearest to the open water through hteh the Mua vcnt would have to icape. "Tho Muavcnt was discovered just ai her broadside became visible to the lookouts on the British Iineshlp. A night signal flesh began to work. Ita 'nng and short blinking spelled out what ordinarily is the Morse letter '0.' ...>t!lM "I wasn't quite prepared to give an Intelligent answer to that, but felt that the Inquiring was for me. I got to work with my owe night lan tern, and also spelled 'O,' taking it for granted 'that * repotItkn ot tho signal on my part would at least delay some other action or prevent for a few moments ta making of another inquiry. "The ruse succeeded. After a fow seconds delay, the signal man on the Goliath again flashed 'O.' I replied with the same number of dots and dashes, and having now come within 860 to 400 yards of the British ves rel, amidships, made up my mind to Ore the three torpedo tubes. "The third 'O' of the Goliath's sig nal man came more speedily than the preceding two. I lanced one torpedo, . then number two and three-ten sec onds spart. ^The "?rst torpedo hit the Goliath well forward. s I saw a blinding flash and a cloud of smoke. Before the second torpedo struck-near the for rard meat-the vessel had already ''rfted to starboard. "By the second torpedo an explo sion in the Interior of the Goliath was caused. Before the third torpedo A Mayor as a Rookie. Xiiyor Mitchel of Xew York. Just as soon as Mnyor John Pu ("roy Mitchel, the youth head of the New York City government, reached tho military training camp of business and professional men at Platsburg. N. Y., the other day he was ordered to go to work erecting his tent. He has camped in tho Adirondack mountains, se he knew how to do that. But being out of practice he soon got up such an appetite that he was very glad when the Job was done. He waited Just long enough to pose for his photograph at the tent door before he rushed to Captain Halstead Dorey of the United States army, who Is commander at the camp. "Pm so hungry I can't work any more," he said. - ~*'S?rt>yr" -said -*ehe -captain, - -?*mcss won't be ready for an hour." Then the mayor was given formal permission to take his motor and drive over to a summer hotel. When he returned at noon he cte another meal, and it is reported ho is regu larly eating four or five moats a day. He weighed 135 pounds when he en tered camp, so his friends were made happy by the reports of his appetite. The Submarine Freight Train. Tho success of the submarine In the great war of Europe has suggested to imaginative minds wonderful possi bilities in the usc of the submarine In the business world. It is now pro posed to have submarine freight trains, whicll"**with leas danger from storms at sea. j To Simon Lake, the i well-known submarine inventor, belongs this new est idea. It takes the form of two or more submersible cars, cigar-shap ed, water-tight, titted with bouyancy tanke inside and wheels on the bottom and they *i bobbing through the wat"* ''<e corks, to rest on tbe bottom or VJ un the surface at will. They have no propelling machine, nor quar ters or crews, and aro towed' behind a self-propelling submarine, which operates them by means of electric, air-tube connections. Should tho weather be tine, air pumps on the, far ward boat connect ing by air hose to the water ballast tanks nf tb* trailers, regulate whether they shall float a few feet below the surface or upon the top. Should as enemy be sighted, or storm come up,, the air pressure ls released, the bal last tanks filled with water and the cars quickly sunk out of sight, where all ls serene. It ls said that so ru o such device as this ls now In opora flon with the submarines of Europe, enabling ' them to go long distances, with submarine trailers that contain compartments for fuel,' oil, fresh water, food supplies and ammunition. -"Wonders of Today,** In National Magasine for August. * Thc Ultimate Good. Mr. Bowen was having dinner with the Reillys, and the 7 year old son of the family Was present. "And what are you going . to be when you .grow up, young manT" asked Mr. Bowen Of the little boy. "Well," replied the boy thought fully, "after I've been a minister to please mother an' a judge to please fathor, I'm going to a* policeman." -New York Times. Tolerant. "What do you think of the ac?stica, Mrs. Narienf" whispered her neigh bor. "Oh, I dont mix in them religious squabbles.. Let everybody worship In ebelr own way. I "say."-Buffalo Ex press. bit the vessel was aa good as totally lOBt. **We started on our return trip with a tittle better speed but kept the fires down because i didn't want to have the sparks from the funnels i show where we were.'. KIN6 ALBERT TO GET SWORD OF HONOR Sculptor Completes Token to be Presented to Brave Leader of Belgians. Paris. Aug. 10. - (Correspondence of The Associated Press.)-The sword of honor to be presented by the peo ple of Paris to King Albert has been completed by the scu'.ptoi Fetu. It will first be submitted to General Flo rentin, grand chancellor of tue legion of Honor, then to Monsieur Poincar?; President of the Republic, after which lt will bo placed on view for a time at the exhibition of Belgian art at the Petit Palais. "No thoroughfare," is the inscrip tion upon the guard at the foot of tho hilt in the form of a statuette lu niass lov gold, leoresentlng a young athlete upon the defensive, brandishing a club. The statuette represents the Flemish tye, a Belgian having posed for t ie Asure. The guard is also of massive gold, bearing the arms of tho City of Paris in blue und red enamel, with the crosB of the leglou of honor and the device: "Fluctu?t ncc mer gitur" and the date I'M ! in diumonds opon an oak branch in green enamel. On the other side of the guard, in golden letters upon blue enamel, is the inscription: "Tho pepole of Paris to lils Majesty Albert 1., King of the Belgians." Tho in.~crltion on fills side ts surmounted by a luurel wreath sot with emeralds and rubies. The blade of the sworn ls in stool of SainUKtienne, ornamented with panoplies of ste ti upon gold, wit .those lines by Jean Rlchcpln: "Droite, sans tacho, san effroi. J'ai pour anio ton ame, o Roi." ("Straight, spotless, and fearless, I have for my soul thy soul, O King.") The Sheat/ii is of fish skin, tanned by a process revived from thc ls th century. Tho chape bears the arms of the thirteen Belgian provinces, on a field of flowers and vegetation ot the country; flax, hops and colza, it is surmounted by a murat crown. Tho belt is a very rich piece of em broidery, designed by Madame Van Driestan, in eight different golden tints, with ivy, symbolizing attach ment; wheat, figuring abundance, oak, indicating force, and the laurel leaves of glory, interlaced upon velvet In tho colors of Paris. The golden belt buckle is composed of three civic crowns, one of them forming the rame or the ?gu-.'o o a charging chevalier -omhlem cf war-another the Gallic cock, and the third tho Belgian Hon. The sword is enclosed in a white satin case with the crowned monogram of King Albert. Kverytulng ls symbolic in the de sign and execution of the work, even Mle way In which it is to be presented, unsheathed, to Indicate that it should not be sheathed exception after the liberation of Belgium. Trading Stamp System. The little trading stamp has enlist ed on one side admiration and un bonr.ied enthusiasm, and on the other Incurred the opposition of prejudice nnd private interests. It has divided merchants in the most irreconcilable and antagnolstic opinion, and illegi timate means have been nut forth to brand it a child of iniquity and a blight upon legitimate commerce. Opponents of the system have tried to inaugurate strife between the manufacturers and dealers who use them, knowing that there cannot pos sibly be an economical business con dition when these two partios are not working in harmony. because there ?B but little community of inter est and hence no enthusiasm. The mo wini ont towards a recogni tion of the cash customers, which no one with his eyes open can tail to soe, in spite of all that prejudiced inter ests may say, is really a recognition of a just demand. 7'ils movement will grow instrength until in one form or another the true value of the cash customers ls fully recognized whether anything better than the coupon and trading . stamp will be devised, time alone will tell, but at any rate these mediums seem manifestly steps in tho right direction-"Trading Stamps and" Coupons," W. C. Jenkins, in National Mcga/.ine for August. Overlooked. "Aro you tho editor of Coe paper?" asked the lady with the drab spats, calling. "I am," replied the man with the poised pencil. "Well, 1 called to ask If you wouldn't get larger type. My name Was in your paper five times last week and a neighbor nf mine told me she never saw lt."-Exchange. Naturally. The claas in hygiene was taking an examination. "What, would you do if the room was stuffy and hot?" was one of thc questions. "Go outside," wrote one of the stu dents.-Indianapolis News. Fer a Long Ufe. Sir Walter Scott, hwiie traveling in Ireland, was one day accosted by a beggar. He felt in his pocket for a sixpense, but finding that he bad nothing smaller than a shilling with him, g tva lt to the woman with thc words "You must give me the change next time we meet." "I will aorr," replied the beggar, "and.may yer honor live till yet get lt."-Los Angeles Times. Timely. "I suppose," said the timid young man "when you recall what a hand some young fellow your first husband was you wouldn't consider me for a minuter* . "Oh, res. I would." sweetly replied the widow, "but not .for a second." '-Weekly Telegraph, Join Our Jitney Watch Club SA VE YOUR NICKL?S AND BUY A WATCH The Famous Elgin Now Sold On the Jitney Watfih Sales Plan For one month beginning Wednesday, Au gust 11th, we will sell a Famous ELGIN Watch (Ladies' or Gentleman's) in a Gold Filled Case guaranteed 20 years, on the Jitney Plan. You pay 5 cents down and 5 cents additional each week, for 20 weeks, then the watch is yours. ALL WATCHES ABSOLUTELY GUARANTEED. THE PLAN-AS FOLLOWS: -? You Pay- ? - Int. Work. 5 cents 2nd Week.10 cents 3rd Week.15 cents 4th Week.*0 cents ."?th Week.S5 cents ?th Wrek.nt? cents 7th Week.:J5 cents St h Week.10 cents 9th Week._45 cent* 10th Week.50 cents 11th Week.."?5 cents 12th Wee!.CO cent? 13th Week.65 cen?* 11th Week.70 cents 15th Week.75 cents ICth Week.SO cent? 17th Week.H5 rents ?.Nth Week.90 cents 19th Week.95 cents Suth Week, Last rayment.,..$1.00 TOTAL. .SHOO You can begin at either end of this line of fi gures, and pay whatever amount you feel able to spare, each week, but will insist on one pay ment each week until the watch is paid fer. Every Man, Woman and Child can afford to buy a watch on our Jitney Plan. Price of Either Ladies'* or Gent's* Complete. $10.50 WalterH.Keese AND COMPANY ANDERSON'S LEADING JEWELFBS ft&tches v>sa BEBO -had jwat as weU stop the clock tc save time as to stop your advertising to save money. Sounds silly, doesn't it? One is as sensible as the other. See or phone SASSEEN, the Ad Man. LEGAL NOTICES SPECIAL NOTICE In order to mako necessary repairs on onr warehouse before the now sea son opens, we have reduced Ute price on cotton tveod dulls to $6.00 per ton. This price 1B absolutely a caah prico and tho hulls are aa good as you cnn buy. Peoples Oil & Fertilizer Co. 8-S-G1. NOTICE OF ELECTION. I There will be an election at Moon-, tain Creek School House in Mountain Creek School District No. 70 on Tues day, August 10, 191 & on the question of levying an additional special tax of two (2) mills on ali pf the property of r/dd district to be used for general SC'.MOI purposes, maktng a total spe cial levy of four (4) milla on said district. All voters most exhibit a registra tion certificate and tax receipt. Poils will open at 8 a. ra. and close at 4 p. m. By order of theCounty Board of Education for Anderson County. J. B. Felton. County Superintendent of Education. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. All persons having claims against the estate ot C. F. Burdett deceased, are hereby not fled to present - theta properly proven to the undersigned within thc time prescribed by law, and those Indebted tc make settle ment L. H. HALL, Adrar. With, will annexed. 8-6-ltaw-3w. He Couldn't Walt. The prisoner threw the magasine across his cell in disgust, and cursed eloquently. "Nothin' but continued stories." he growled, "aa' I'm to be bung next Tue^ lay."-Chicago Her* ?W..; :_vtaatttl Oneida Community Ltd. State Souvenir SILVER SPOONS FOR READERS OF THE INTELLIGENCER-A SPOON FOR EVERY STATE. Every Spoon Fully Guaranteed by Tj The Oneida Community, Ltd. JL v . If you have not'already started a set, begin today. Clip ? coupon from The Intelligencer. You can redeem it at The Intelligencer Office. Souvenir Spoon Cou pon Thia coupon, when pre sented with 16c (or toy mail 20c), sjood for one State Sou venir Spoon. If ordering by mall, address Spoon Depart ment, The Intelligencer, An derdon, 8. 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