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VOLUME IL ANDERSON, S. C FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 20, 1915. NUMBER 189.
-:_gP?w???? ... - 1 LATEST RI ADD TO I OF GUL LIST OF DEAD GROWS AS MORE REMOTE POINTS ARE HEARD FROM BAND PLAYED TO CHEER PEOPLE Galveston People Crowded Into Terminal Station?Free Bread Line at Galveston Hotel. KNOWN 1?E > 201; ?.* '28ft-PERSONS MISSINO - Houston, Aug. 10.?Verl- x+ fled reporta tonight place the number of known dead outside 4? Galveston proper at a hundrec and one, with two hundred' and sixty 'our missing. Gal- + veston it is estimated thero arc + not more than twenty dead. The proper/y damage is + vaguely estimated in mintone, + but there are no definite fig- * uree. Houston, Aug. 19.?Remote points on Galveston Bay, which penetrates the mainland for fifty miles from the coast lino, began to report today. At Anahuac, on thi ebay five lives were l?fft - wl" T. MIli?r7 engineer aboard the United States dredgp boat num bers twelv*, confirmed its loss. All the crew ware saved. Mil?or, after having three rlbe brok en, floated down Trinity River oh a' log, then rode on a horse twenty six miles until he reached rail communi cation with Houston and arrived here this afternoon. He found three dead at Wailllsvllle and five reported miss ing at Moss point. Edwin Carter, of Houston, was In the water near LaPorte from Monday night until early this morning. He was delirious when found. Refugees from Galveston today said when th esterni broke Monday thou sands crowded into the federal build log, big offlco buildings and hotels. Tuesday morning a free bread line was formed in the hotel. Galvez. A band played Tuesday night to keep the. people's spirits up.' Thou sands crowded in the terminal rail road station. Negroes on the lower floors sang "Old time religion." Re fugees watched the fires which red dened the spray and rain over the city. No person was allowed to bring liquor into this building, one man being turned away because he re fused to relinquish it. New Orleans^ Aug. 19.?There are no reports yot from Marsh Island, about one hundred and fifty miles southwest of here, where over a hun dred are either marooned or lost Rescue,boats arc on"the way there The 'American steamer Moarjeno of the United Fruit Company lino over-due from Belize. British Hun duros, has not reported. Sha has on board 25 passengers and a largo erew. Efforts to communicate with, wireless have failed. It is feared she may .Have, gono ashore during the hurricane. Beaumont, Aug. 10.?-NO additional fUalf'Jea art reported so far in thhx district today.. So far as known here nearly a scoro are dead and num ber ars meeting. Elve aro dead at Port Arthur,* eight or ten at'Patten, one at i?nrt Bolivar and three bodies >)M?..seen io ?ho Sabbie Noches can?i. There were many narrow escapes. F ?r hundred residents of Johnson's Bayou took to the iree tops and high ground. Some homos wer? .washed a war, but all thr'-*lvcs ware * saved. A man drifte ! inte port Bolivar Wed nesday, on a halo of cotton, a tariy dead. He had been " in the water since Monday. . Thousands of cattle were drowned on the flooded ranches. ITALIAN VOLCANO 13 ACTIVE AGAIN Mes*', a. Italy, Aut. 19.?The erup tion ?s a large inantity o* lava from Stromboli te reported by the chief sig hs! ottic .r at etttupfcoU island, it lo fermine a iaHa of -*re between ?tac cratorR and the ses. .The croissions, are accompanied by loud detonations an A e?oke clouds. EPORTS lORRORS F STORM RAISING FUNDS 10 AID CAPTURE FRANIfSSlAYERS PROMINENT CHRISTIANS AND JEWS PRESENT AT MEET ING IN N. Y. FRANK'S BODY ARRIVES IN N. Y. Score of Detectives and Police men Were on Duty to Guard Against Demonstrations. New York, Aug.. 19.?Prominent Christians and Jews met here today to discuss plans for cooperating with the Georgia authorities In, apprehending the men who lynched Leo M. Frank. They will raise funds. Dr. Cyme Adler, chairman of the American-JewlBh committee, declined to aid',' saying h? believed it-a mat ter tor the^GeoM^aatfcoriilen.., . _ New. York, Aug. ?9.~Leo Frank's body arrived here this morning. Over a score of detectives and police are on guard against demonstrations. They wore few persons at the sta tion. Mrs. Frank was met by her sister, Mrs. Otto Stern, and others of | Frank's relatives.. .The body was tak en to the Stern house in Brook'.^n, where the parents awaited. New York Aug. 19.?Frank's body was taken to an undertaking estab lishment. ' The funeral arrangements have not been completed. Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 19.?Governor Harris conferred with the etate pri son commissioner before taking fur ther action to investigate the- abduc tion and lynching of (Frank. He had expected to give out a statement be fore noon, but decided to withhold it until after the conference. He stated that probably it might have to be revised and might not^be ready until late today. It Is-understood the. gov ernor "will review th? case from the time he took office on June 26. He said he would not include supposed happenings from the time the mob took Frank Until the body was frond near Marietta. The governor docs .not credit any of the many reports of what is alleged to hr.vo taken place.. O. B. Kee'er a newspaperman re siding at Marietta in an article pub lished' says that Frank's wedding ring was delivered to him last night by an unknown man. with,a note that It be sent to Frank's wife. ALLEGE MEN RECEIVED AID FROM unis Money Furnished British Recruit ers and German Warships Say indictments. San Francisco. Aug. 19.?The al-j legation that the Iraeperlal German consulate and that A. Carnegie Boss, British consul here, have furbished a quarter of a million dollars directly orni indirectly to tho men under V dictaient for violation of the United States' neutrality, were made In tho Indictments made pnb?c here today.-' il was said that British money aid ed recruiters and the Ccrman money aided supplies to German warships. 1 MARINES ASMIJfE 'CONTROL-' O* ANOTHER ' E TOWN Washington, Atig. 19.?One com pany of American. marines landed at j St. ,-irIo, Haiti. hav? taken c?ntro! nf the town. The attempt to oppose J the landing f-vlled, Arti ml ral Caperton reported. VENNrTElil ???A?>. Kmme. Au?. 19.?Cardinal Serafino Yehnutttll. dean of the sacred college/ la dead aged SI. Germans Build TbQ Germans have recently built this remarkable triplano, which they declare Is capable of carrying twenty mon just as easily as the British bi plane or the French monoplane will carry two. Thle enormous machine ha^hqt, so far as is known,, been used in tiie war; but it is understood Not Willing to Concede Fall of Inner Forts?-Allies Land More Troops on Gallipoli?Fighting in West. _ m ndon, Aug. 1J.?Russian reports do n t concede the total loss of Hor no. They claim the Germans cap tured only tho fortifications on the loft bank of the Niemen. F.outb of tho Rug. Tho Germans aro now" before Brost-Litovsk, J/ussla's greatest rulll tnry station. Novogcorgc?lek lias been invested ten days and is in im minent danger. Reports from both sides indicate that a desperate battle | may bo under way.?n a line parallel to' tho IJ.'ilystok and Brest-Lltovsk railroad. On the British section in the west* era front there has been no serious infantry lighting since the advance at Hooge. The French, however, have been u?oro active. Tills announcccs violent artillery ngagemonts In the Artois region In Champagne, beyond tho Meus and In the Vof-ges. At tacks with grenndos by the Gem?an crown prince's army wore repulsed. ! BIG RUSSIAN PORT 0|V TIME?ITALY CON OF FAST CRU London, Aug. 10.?Cerman war- j ships are again mennc'.ntc Riga? the big Russian Baltic por*-, according to an official statement at Petrograd, while Italy lina concentrated five nriny corpse at Apulia under orders to leave for an unnamed destination. ttlmult?ncox.'dy !taly lina concen trated a strong squadron of fast cruis er* at Ta--do In readiness to steam' immediately. It Is expected they will be sent ngainftt Turkey unless Italy's demand for the rel?* bo of - Its' laus held there Is granted. It Is believe* bere that German ad : 1/in Po'.and have nikde if Im possible for ths rtur.hi&ns to make a stand at tirfst-Lltovsk line wher they w?r# expccrl'u to. Gteat Triplane that men are now being trained to ] use it. ? Hie ?ernia?:; hope with euch an aeroplano to pot a force in the air which will rout tho smaller scouting machines of the allies. Twenty arm ed men would have tho advantage over a single avjajajr and tho opevator.;fjg| the machine gun with him. GREECE STILL Premier Venizeloa Asks Addition al Time in Formulating New I Cabinet?Visits Ministers of Entente. London, Aug. 19.?KlUg Constan tino yesterday received the ' Drjtlsh minister to Greece, according to an" Athens dispatch, by the Exchange Tol egraph company and also expressed a desire to see the Russian minister. M. Venizeloa vis?tod the entente min isters and had a long conversation with each. Hestla says that Venizeloa has asked for permission to delay tho for mation Of a new cabinet in order to Investigate whether Gotinaires policy bad not rendered tho International sit uation such that bis policy hencefor ward would bo impossible of applica tion. TOM Mc.>'AMARA VTOJi GOL* tlIAMl'IONSlUl Chicago, Aug. 19.?Tom McN'amara of Boston won the western onen golf championship with a score of 304 for seventy two holes. \ BALTIC MAY BE B< CENTRATI ING TROOI IBERS WHICH MAY A Tbc French claim local advantages in the west bat there have been no trig development*. .The sante scamato apply to the Ans tro-Italian front. < Berlin. Ang.y 19.??Further advance of. the Cormas'-army attempting to capture Brest-Utevek- is announced. Th? statement says the positions near RokUno wore penetrated. Two forts north of Novogeorgiovsk. which havo been invest od seversi days were cap tured . One thousand prisoners, and 125 cannon weve captured. retrograd. Aus. 19.?-Russian suc cesses nor!h o* the river bank of tho' Bug, whero Ge. maha had pushed back SINKING OF SHOCK TO HAD HOPED GERMANY WOULI TENSE RELATIONS EXli AND GERMANS?INC FURTHER COIV Washington, Aug. 18.?News of the t< with Americans aboard, came as a eMot-V since the last note to Germany there w already tense situation. While it is no vere lost, the torpededng without warnii in itself been pronounced by the United which If repeated would be regarded as RESERVE BAIS HAVE FUNDS TO COULD ALSO FINANCE OVER) HA?.F TOBACCO AND WHEAT COMPTROLLER ON USE OF FUNDS' Says Banks Can Do No Better] Than Employ Surplus in Crop Loans. Washington, Aug. 19.?Comptroller of Currency Williams announced to day that the present unemployed loan ing capacity of national banks and resorvc bank3 was eufflciont to fi nance, at Its market value, the en tire cotton crop and half, if not all, of the tobacco and wheat crops, and to justify expansion of a credit of two or three billion dollars. Just be fore this announcement the British embassy authorized the statement that the allies had agreed upon the prin ciple that coton was contraband. In his statement, Comptroller Wil liams said: "It is far better fior banks to enploy surplus funds in making loans on staple commodities where they can relievo congestion or promote legitimate commercial tran* Ructions, rather than permit, these funds to be used for th- inflation of stock market where speculation in rocurttie sha? already reached a point which invites cautlpn." REWARD FOR MI RUKRKR. Atlanta. Aug. 19,?Fowards aggro ! gating $450'have been offered for the! ! apprehension of Nick Johnson, the 1 Rutledge bailiff, who shot and killed S Stewart. Floyd I 'oster In a poker ] 1 game. 3MBARDED AT ANY1 *S AND SQUARDON [TACK TURKS southwest to Voldava. and in the re gion of Wnidimlr Wnlyntk hare al layed thefoare for'Kovel on- the main line bei'.?e?n ilrcst Lltovsk and Lutsk, although the government tn etltutldnn have already* beea with drawn. London, Aug. 19?The British land ed additional troops-at Suvln bay on the Gallipoli peninsula, it Is an* nouneed officially. - London. Aug. 19.?The war office admits that after ?4 hours of heavy fighting m which no roat progress tra* made, the British wfrn nee was halted. The losses on both sides wer? very large. ENGLISH ?ERICANS i )OED BY ( ARABW OFFICIALS y NOT FURTHER AGGRAVATE >TING BETWEEN U. S. :iDENT MAY C?USE IPLICATIONS. jrpedolng the British liner Arabic, c to American officials', who hoped that ould bo no further aggravation of the t known officially that any Americans ig of a vessel carrying Americana has States as a violation of its rights, "deliberately unfriendly." offer mm Fl of leo f OFFERS FIVE HUNDRED DOL LARS EACH FOR FIRST THREE CONVICTED WILL DO BEST TO CONVICT ALL D?clares He Thought Danger of] Attack on Frank Had Passed. Atlanta, Aug. 11?.?Governor Har ris, alter a consultation with members or the - state prison commission; to night issued iu the form of an in-,] tervlew, a statement declaring he would do all in hie power to bring to Justice the men who lynched Leo M. Frank. He also signed a proclama tion offering a reward of five hundred dollar.* each for th? first three per sons convicted of lynching Frank. He stated that the danger of an at tack on Frank was thought to be small after- the first month,, and that the state prison farm was not built to withstand an attack from he out side. Ho declared, tho. reason for calling out the militia a month ago was because of a secret message" of warning, and be believed that calling out the militia then postponed tho lynching a month. ATLANTA STRIKERS RETURNED TO WORK Settlement of Details Are in Hands of Union Officials and Employers. Atienta, Aug. 19.?-The strike of steel construction men end other workers on the new Atlanta skscrap* er on the Connelly corner has been sat la rae toril y settled without labor I complications which it was at first I feared might intervene. Nearly 200 skilled workers have I returned to work, and aro now perch ed high in tho air, tossing :vd-hot riv en across the ompty spaces, swing ing sledges while porchedXllko birds on narrow ledges and working like beavers at the-power hammers. They hayo left the de'?pUs. of the settlement to the contractors and to their officials of the Structural Iron and Bridge Workers union. CONFESSES TO TEN Mt'UDERS. Moultrio. ?a.. Aug. 19.- Will Mc Grlff, a negro hanged here today for murder four years ago of W. B. Washington, confessed "rom the -icaf fold that he had slain t?n other, nit/-) within the last four years. TO INVADE FINLAND I London, Anr;. 19.?According to a' despatch from Stockholm, to the Morning Post the Germans are pro paring to land troops on the coast of Finland. WHITE STAR LINER ARABIC SUNK WITHOUT WARNING O AMERICANS KNOWN MISSING Day and Fact That BoaU Were Ready Saved Many Lives. London. Aug. 1ft.?The White Star llnor Arabic was torpedoed and sunk y a German submarine tats morning , southeast of Faslnet. According to the White Star Line no warning was given' and the veesel sank hi ten minutes. She was enroute ?rom Liverpool to Now York was, therefore, without contraband. Of four hundred , abd twenty three persons aboard?a hundred and eighty Diio passongers and tw ohundred and. forty two in the crew?thirty two are missing, all but six of these being members of the crew. Whether any of th? victims were Americans lias not yet beep determin ed, there being .twenty six aboard. it is reported that the passengers had Just seen a British steamer, pre sumably the Dunsley,' torpedoed and the Arabic* passengers were adjusting life preservers when the German tor pedo hit the ship. The passengrs took to the,rafts and tjfeboats and-were picked 'up by other ships and taken to Queen etown. There was perfect or der, in lauchlng the boats, according to many eurvivors. This end the fact that liners now traverse the war sono with fife boats swung out and that the day was clear probably saved many lives. s Captain Will Finch and most of the officers were saved. The Arabics* ton nage was five thousand. She was the largest eiilp, except the Lusitanla, that thR Germans have torpedoed. The torpedo boat was .seen to rise Just before it fired the torpedo which hit the starboard side aoubt a hundred feet from the stern. New York, Aug. 19?Careful check ing of the various lists of survivors here shows no Americans were lost on Arabic unless some of,them board* ed at the last minute and were listed as of other nationalities. London, Aug. 19.?The Press asso ciation announced definitely that the Arabic was sunk. She is reported, to have gone down In eleven minutes off Fastnct a small island four miles southwest of Cape'Clear, Ireland. It is reported that the steamer took off the passengers and erek. The White Star line received. a message saying it is hoped thst many or.most- of the passengers and crew.were saved. The company announced the vessel had 170 second and'third class pas sengers, but none of the first cabin and 210 in the crew. She sailed from Liverpoor at 3 o'clock yesterday. The Arabic's tonnage was 15.801, 10,062 not. She was ell hundred feet long, 05 beam and 47 deep. She was'built in Heir-t In 1908. Two sticks of dynamita were found on the steamer before she sailed from NOW York on July 28 and sbe was ckuiftd by a submarine. She has been used to carry war supplies. MACHINISTS Util in STRIKE Fifteen Thousand M?n to Strife*, if Necessary, for Eight Hour Work Day. Washington, Aug. 19.?The execu tive board of the 'International Asse* elation of Machinists today gave au 'ii or i /at ion to fifteen thousand ma chinists In Nv-t York and New vSflg land states to strike if necessary to obtain the eight hour day nod -better working conditions. The names-of the plants Involved were withheld. NORWAY PB31A1IM, RET?JR?f ?F MAIL BY <! *&A 8 Christiania, Norway, Aug. 19.?The halting yesterday of the Norwegian mall steamer Hsakon Vil and th uro of thtv mailr. by a. Gorman subma rine has been followed by a protect to Berlin with a demand for the re turn of the malls to Worvr?y. The Haakon VTI was bound from Bergen, itt Englaod.