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VOLUME II. _ ANDERSON, S. C SUNDAY MORNING, AUGUST 29, 1915. i ?. ?^B?mm?wm??mm?msB^?m???ms??m?mmmmmmm ' , _ NUMBER 197. COVERS AVER ADDRESSES STRIKERS, AS SURING THEM THAT JUS TICE WILL BE HAD PROMISE NOT TO USE VIOLENCE Attempt* to Pall Strikebreakers From Car Caused Near Riot -Expect Settlement. ? ? ? Columbia, Sept. 16.-There ? ? was a near serious clash this ? + afternoon on Mata street be ? tween the striking carmen ? ; ? and official s of the street rail- ? ? way company. Two strikers ? ? attempted to take a scab ? ? motorman from a car- 1 ? + This trouble was quieted + ? when Governor Manning ad ? dressed tho crowd, assuring. * ? the carmen that justice would + ? be had. ? ? ? Gov. Manning told tTiem that they must n?*t rcwC* to violence, and that be. as Kovnr?i'-r of the state, would see to lt that they received a square deal. The strikers applauded the statement, ny tbe governor and prom ised to keep q .iet. A few minutes later the crowd surg ed about another car. Alfred Wal lace, the general manager of the road seized a piece of iron end struck a | tetrtker. A policeman interfered and the official hit him. The officer then ; arrested Mr. Wallace and. protected him from tibe angry crowd. The trouble settled down and tonight lt seems that the strike will be brought to a speedy end. The. carmen and the railway company havo agreed to lot Governor Manning decide upon a method ot inspection . T/ils h\s been | the bone of contention. Settlement in Sight. Columbia, Sept. IC.-Boto, sides in tho street railway dispute which has tied up trolley service here since Sat urday say tonight they are hopeful of an adjustment, perhaps tomorrow, through the unofllclal mediation of Governor Manning in spite of three pisodes of disorder which occurred today. This afternoon a striker stopped a car on Main street and pulled the motorman off. Later Alfred Wal lace, general manager of the trolley company was saved by the police from bing" mobbed when he tried to hit a striker. A strike sympathizer was hit with a Bpade b?ndle this morn _ , Nicholls Confers With Co vernor. Columbia, Sept. 16.-Sam J. Nlch-1 ols, congressmao-olect, . held a long conference with Governor Manning this afternoon. l'A BT OF ATLANTIC FLEET TO VISIT CHARLESTON H ARBOR I Washington,' Supt. '16.-A lsirge representation of thc Atlantic fleet! will ho in Charleston (tarbor during the Southern Commercial congress December 13th and 15th. Secretary! Daniels assured Senator Smith of South Carolina and Admiral Fletcher | and Mayor Grace of Charleston. Secretary Daniels expects to at tend to deliver an address. The delegation saw Secretary Garrison who also promised to attend if pos sible. FRANCE TO CALL OUT EIGHTEEN TEAR OLD BOTS --?tt Parla, Sept. 16.-A bill hes been peen prepared for the Introduction in parliament callin gout four (hundred thousand youths of eighteen and nine teen years who ordinarily would be gin military service in nineteen seven teen. Austro-Germans j *er Twa Mi Prisoners Si Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. IC Suisse estimates the number of Rus sians taken prisoners slaps May fc by Gie Austrians and Germans st 2,571, 750. It is stated that six thousand guns, four thousand machine guns were captured.. These figures were compiled from Berlin, and Vient tin-official - statements. The paper adds. The official AUB What Is Left of the Austrian Embassy. fl j^^ryS^^^^^^^^^ ? ^^^^^^ .. ^^Kff^ Baron Erich Lwledlnek. Prince Alfred Hohenlohoe Schillinirsfursl. j When Dr. Constantin T. Dumb |temporarily, Prince Alfred Zu Hohep ambassador from Austria, whose rc- lohne-SchlHIngafurst and Baron Erich call baa been requested by the presi- 7^}^- Tb,? Photograph of them _ . . ., , j . ^ waa taken at tho summer head dent of the United States, gives up quarters of the ombassy in Lenox, his office, he will leave in charge Masa. DERANGED MAN KILLS RGUMAN1A MAY ENTER FAMILY AND SUICIDES WAR AT ANY MOMENT IKilled Wife With Shot Gmt, Cot Manta* of Teutonic Forces on Daughters' Throats and Her Borders Cause Hurried Shot'Self. Preparations. Hattlesburg, Miss., Sept. 16.-Cor oner's' jury decided that Monroe M. Lee, while deranged, killed bis wife with a rt?iot gun, cut his two daugh ~rar throats and shot himself. Hattlesburg, Miss., Sept. 16. "onroc M. Lee, his wife and two -young daughters were found dead on Lee's farm, six miles from McLaurin, Miss. A sister of Lee. who went to visit his wife, found the bodies with tJhe throats of ali four cut. Lee, who' lived at Clyde, Mus., had gone with Iiis family to Inspect the farm. An investigation by the authorities gave no clew to the stayer. TO INVESTIGATE CONDITIONS I?? MtTNITIONB FACT0BIE8 London, Sept. 16.-David Lloyd George, British munitions minister has appointed a committee "to advise on questions ot industrial fatigue, hours of labor and other mattera af fecting the efficiency of the workers in munitions factories. Have Taken Mian Russian ce First of May London. Sept. 16.-A Copenhagen dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph company saya that German newspa pers were permitted yesterday to pub lish sensational telegrams intimating that Human ia's participation io the war may h.- exported any minute. The massing of German and. Aus-1 trian troops in thc Rumanian frontier 1 has resulted in tho Balkan nation mak- 1 tag preparations for eventualities. A large part of her army has already j been mobilized, aud the reservists in other countries ordered home. The retuBSl of Rumania to permit Ger many to send supplies, through her territory to Turkey is supposed to ! I lave aroused the animosity of the cen tral empires. Rtecent- Rome advices said that negotiations were under Way for tho formation of a new Balkan league composed of Rumania, Serbia and Greece? Bulgaria? it waa . said, waa not Included in the negotiations, be caus'- ?f her agreement- with Turkey by witlch she Will obtain .territory along the Dedeaghatch railway, Mon tenegro probably would act in accord' with the other three as she already ls arrayed on the allies aide on the war. I CZAR GRANTS AMNESTY TO 1 ALL POLITICAL. PRISONERS I trian and German figures given ont prior to May 1 showed :a total of 1. 305.000 russian prisoners, not Includ ing civilians, or dead and wounded. General Pol ivanoff. U:c Russian war minister informed the Durna that tho total officers and men at the front since the beginning of the war . waa 5.000.000 consequently the present total ?I the Russian force la 1.093. 219. Turin, Italy, Sept. IC.-The Gazette del Pop?lo says lt has received a P0 trograd dispatch stating that the Em peror Nicholas has granted an amnes ty to all political prisoners. The num ber affected "is said to be over a hun dred thousand. Bryan and Peri Discuta Peace. Detroit, Sent. 16.- Kx-Secrrtary Bryan and Henry Ford, the automo bile manufacturer, held a long con terence on peace plans here* Tues day. They declined to give ou* any stavi' ment regarding tho result of the con ference. SILO LIMPSTO HALF BILLION WALL STREET REPORTS SAY THAT AMOUNT WILL BE SUFFICIENT J. J. HILL S?YS LOAf? ASSURED William J. Bryan Denounced Loan in Statement Issued Yesterday. New York. Sept. 1?.-While the Anglo-French commission would have nothing to say the proposed billion dol lar loan shriveled today in Wall 3treet gossip to live hundred million. That figure seemed uniform In -a half dot en reporta current. Bankers think five hundred million is all that is needed and that a bUlion was asked for by the commission'to gain an advan- j ta geo u s position. Shotfld the commission ask for a billion, the' bankers. lt ls believed, would make a counter offer. The con ference then would find Ute bankers adOfckg a few millions to their offer i of any halt a billion and definite terms arranged. The report ii rat Pro-German inter ests might participate in the loan fol lowed a visit of James J. Till to Kuhn-Loeb & Co. Hill said the com I mission would obtain half a billion. Bryan Den omi res Loan. Washington, Sept. IC-The propos ed American loan to the allies was. denounced here today by William J. Bryan in a statement given as he was leaving the attorney general's office where "ho called to seek an appoint ment of a federal Judge for a. Nebras kan district. WORK FOR SUFFRAGE j THROUGH CONGRESS Women Voters Convention Aban don State By Campaign for Suffrage. San Francisco. Sept. 16.-The Susan B. Anthony constitutional amendment, providing for woman uuf . frage through congress inst cai of In dividual states, was endorsed here at the women voters convention. Thc suffrage congressional union will op pose any other method of procedure. COBB THREATENED BY BOSTON FANS Police Called to Protect Him Af ter He Threw Kb Bat at Red Sox Pitcher. Boston, Sept. 16.-A demonstration against Ty Cobb occurred at the end of the game here today in which De troit reduced Boston's lead In the race to a game and.half by defeatlpg the Bed Sox. Cobb, who had thrown (Ms bat at the Boston pitcher, Mays, after the ball bad nearly hit his head in the eighth Inning, was surrounded by the bleach er crowd and Jostled until ate police arrived. SENATOR E D. SMITH WILL ?BGE NON.COTTOH GROWING Washington, Sept. 16.-Because of the unusual, advance of the boll' wee vil north and eastward this season to the edge of tho sea- island cotton sons, Senator Smith, ot South Caro lina, announced today that he again ?would urge upon cong rar? the desir ability of establishing s non-cotton growing tone in front of the infected ?cotton fields. Ho >;rgvd such a meas ure unsuccessfully' two years ago when the weevil had advanced only a short distance in Alabama. Submarin? Sank Destroyer. Turin, italy. Sept. 16-An Annoca dispatch-to the Stamps says that the captain of the steamer Concettina re mport? that he was dissed-by. two Aus trian torpedo boat destroyers off Car gano peninsula. An Hallan submarino tba destroyers and sank Preach Liner Af hore. Mar sei lies, France. Sept. 16.-Thc 'iner Euphratc, owned by the Messa geries Maritimes, bas goni ashore aa the Soc cot ra island.. The passengers and crew were taken off by passing steamers. It ls feared the Ekiphrate ia a total loss. RUSSIAI IN SO MO} IN MEXICO CITY HAVE FUNDS FOR. ONLY THREE WEEKS MORE WORK THERE MANY MEXICANS ARE IN NEED Hundred arid Sixty Th ouse* r j In habitants Dependent on Some Form of Charity. Mexico City. Sept. 16.-An appeal to the American people through the American Eod Cross in Washington has been made by American and for eign societies here for funds to con tinue the Red Cross -work. Charles J. O'Connor, representativo of tho Red Cross here, has notified General Devol in Washington, direc I tor of the main relief work, that a hundred of eixty thousand inhabi tants hore are dependent on some charity and ihaCtho Red Cross super vised the feeding of fifty thousand. O'Connor reported only sufficient supplies on hand to continue Red Cross work, here three weeks. According to O'Connor ho baa been notified -by General Devol that there aro no more funds in Washington wallabie for tho work. Death and starvation, he said would follow the withdrawal of tho Red Cross. More Funds Available. Washington, Sept. 16.-General Devol, manager of the Ped Cross, an nounced tonight that fur' *r relief work by the Red Cross in Niexlco has beon made possible by a contribution of twenty-five thousand from the Rockefeller foundation. Cavalryman Succumbs te Wcands. Brownsville, Sept. 16.-Harold T. Forney of Watertown, N. Y., trump eter o? the Third- Calvary, died today from wounds received last Monday in the Los Indios ranch tight, bring tho death list of United States soldiers to five oinco the Mexican bandit raids began two months ago. Up until to night the celebration of the Mexican Independence day passed without event. Brownsville, Texas, Sept. 16.-The dawn of Mexico Independence Day found over 4,000 United States troops ready for hurry calls from any sec tion along r> ie border ?tier?. Anti Americans demonstrations might de velop. Preliminary celebra tiona yes terday passed without any untoward incident. Carranza authorities gave . assur ances several day6 ago that evory. ef fort would be made to quell demon strations against Americans on their side of the boundary. Two thousand additions' Carranza troops arrived at Matamoros yesterday. Laredo garri son, the commander announced, would spend the holiday patrolling: the riv er. Army authorities here are apparent ly most apprehensive of chance out breaks In Isolated sections. Brownesville. Sept. 16.-There was much shooting and shouting along Mexican side during the night but no disorders were observed. All early reports indicated a peaceful celebra tion. NEW PLAN FOR RESERVE FORCES Would Permit Immediate Mem bership in Servf -.e By Repu table Citizens. Atlantic City, Sept. 16.-A plan favoring an auxiliary reserve to the anny and navy union to- permit im - mediate membership of reputable United States citiseas ia the event of a criai? In the country's internation al affaire waa adopted at the union's annual encampment. Beelines War Order. ' Kvansville, Sept.. 16.-W. H. Cur dy, president of a buggy concera de clined a British contract for fifteen million dollars worth of shells. He said he was unwilling_to thrive on war profits. V SUCCEi >UTH CH O ON Ri MEAT CARGOES CONDEMNED BT PRIZE COURT DECISION MAY MEAN HEAVY LOSS BY AMERICAN PACKERS FAVORED ONLY EIGHT CLAIMS U. S. Contemplate? No Action Until Packers Have Exhaust ed Legal Rights. London, Sept. 16.-The British prize court today condemned the greater part ot the American pro ducts forming tho cargoes of the Nor wegian steamship Kim. Alfred Noble, Bjorastjerne BJornaoo, aud Fried land. A email proportion was releas ed to the claimants. It consisted. principally of American meat pro ducts. The case has been pending several montUs. The steamships were seized last November. The American own* ern tried to obtain an early trial, but the British authorities set the hear ing for June. The hearing closed last month, with judgment reserved. In a lengthy judgment. Sir Samuel T. Evans, president of the court, said it was plain that these ships were carrying toward Copenhagen. when captured, over thirteen times the amount of goods which under nor mal circumstances would have been taken to that port. That fact gave practical and overwhelming assur ances, that Ute goods were intended for Germany, although it did not prove conclusively <Jhat they were destined to the enemy of Great Britain. Ono circumstance throwing light on the real destination waa that the exportation of lard, by one American company alono, to Copenhagen in three weeks after the outbreak of tho war was. twenty times more than during peace. He said it had not been shown that thins of canned meat were sent to Denmark in large quantities! before the war yet thousands were on the way steen the vessels were captured; These tins, it seemed, could uot have been meant for ' any other than the German soldiers. The meat cargoes were valued at fifteen million dollars. Sixteen claims were disallowed, including those of the Morris, Armour, Ham mond, Swift, and Sulzberger com panies. Eight claims were allowed seven bein,*. Danish, and one Ameri can. Wallington. 8ept. 16.-The United States contemplates no action now in connection with the condemnation ot American meat cargoes by the British prize court. The state department explained that alblle preliminary dip lomatic steps were taken c er the seizure, action was withheld because the American packers preferrd to ex haust legal remedies in England. 1 The prize court condemned the ' greater part of the American products forming Che cargoes of four Norwe gian ships, valued at several mil lions. Activities In Hay tl. Washington, Sept. 16.-The Ameri can marines will occupy G'.naives Island off Che west coast of Haiti to quell uprisings there Read Admiral C'.perton reported to the navy de partment. He said the attitude of the military party in the vicinity of Cape Ha?tien ls becoming mor? friendly. Bulgaria Wants Of Concentrai By Greeks ( Rome, Sept. 10.-Because of the concentration of Greek and 'Rumanian troops on the Bulgarian frontier, the Bulgarian foreign minister haa in structed his. representatives at Ath ens and Bucharest to request an tm* mediato and definite explanation, ac cording to a Sofia dispaUfi! to the Italian Journal. Press dispatches from Bucharest stste that the Turks hs7e already be SS ECKS \ILWAY AUSTRO-GERMANS BEING DRIVEN ACROSS DVINA RIVER TEUTONS GAIN NORTH OF VILNA Russians Call for Reserves Will Add Nearly Eight Million to Forces. London, Sept 16.-Russian success es in tho south -where, the, Austro Oermans are now being driven across Stripe river in Galacla hinders von Hiudonberg's offensive against the VUna Dvlnck railway, because rein forcement must gu southward. Never theless the Russians have been driv en across the Dvina river,, north qt DvlnBk, placing tho city in a danger? ous position. South of Vilna. towards Orodno, the Russians aro offering stubborn resis tance. North of Vilna the Gormans ad vance, -While vonMackensen, in the center, has passed ?the Prlpet marshes and holds Pinsk. Prince Leopold's advance* ls delay ed. From ?'.e center south the Rus sians reoccupied several village*. Importance ?B attached to the Rus slan call for territorial reserves for it means a possible addition of eight mil lion men. While M could not he arm ed Russia could ?have her pick. In the Dardanelles the British losses were eight seven thousand six hundred and thirty to.August twenty first. The British submarine E-7 claim ed sunk by. (Jae Turks is admitted to be missing by the British admiralty. The recently biow. up three am munition cara, shelling ? troop train and her commander, was given the distinguished service order, for the exploit. Along tho Austro-1 tal lan Unes heavy artillery Dring . continues, while Bulgaria; according to a Petro grad dispatch has discharged levies of fiie ninteen twelve class. Over the protestations of thc Ladorities and Radicals the Russian has been pro rogued until the middle of November. London, Sept. 16.-The Russian armies are showing an. increasing disposition to r?assume the offensive at many points on the eastern front. They are not only pressing attacks against the Austrians lb Galicia, but for the most. part are holding up the German rush in mid-Poland .They also assert they hare thrown back the invasion ne.tr SyientByany, where the German cavalry cvut the Petrograd railway between Dvinak sad Vilna The German battering of the bridge head near Dvinsk continues, al though the Russians apparently are holding their opponents' in check. Counting captures In Galicia, the Russians lately have been taking more prisoners than they, are losing. bi England hopes are rising that Earl Kitchener did not make an in- . cautious prediction when he declared that Germany had "shot her belt." But that the statement was based on facts. It is said here that von Hin denburg's drive is losing Its vigor while von Mackensen'a is striving to overcome and the Austrians appear unable to regain the upper hand in Galicia. The Balkan situation has not reached a settlement. The British: press views Bulgaria's attitude with some anxiety. The Bulgarian alms, says trie Manchester Guardian form the subject ot increasingly anxious thought by the entente powers. British Losses. London, Sept. 16.-The British cas ualtlea at the Dardanelles up to Au gust 21 vere, wounded 56,530; killed 17,808. Farther German Success. Berlin, Sept. 16 - Army headquar ters announced the capture of the Russian city of Pinsk about a hun I (CONTINUED ON PAOja TWO.) Explanation ion of Troop? and Roumanians gun to carry ont the Turco-Bulgarian agreement. They have abandoned tbs barracks at Karat batch, and destroyed the forts on the right bank o/ th? Mar rit as, river, takln?, the ga? ? ? and barbed wire to the Gallipoli peninsula. The Bulgarian perfect at Stars Nagora ass gone to Adrlanople, to arranca to take tonnai possessloa cf the ceded territory September 18.