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THE ANDERSON DAILY INTELLIGENCER ---- ? - ......i ? ? ?-*A.--.--.- _---TT^^^ -TTr^T^^*. M^..- .. _..-, ^ .. . ^_. ammmJmm^^m^mm^**w*jmmmmmm^m*^***^ \ VOL. 1 No. IO ^eeklr. Established 1SC?: Vally. Jan. 18. 1814. ANDERSON. S. C. FRIDAY MOR NI NP. JANUARY 2.1 10l A. PRirc FWP rF.MTS SK AA PPR ANNI DM Trnn'ni r ii ri un icnniOLt Ntw? FROM THE J GREASERS WHO FLED FRO FORMED THAT TH El POBO. Tex., Jan. 22.-General Salvador Mercado, who commands the Mexican federal army which fled from Ojinaga, Mex., today was placed in command of the camp of soldiers ken of his continued loyalty to the and refugees at Fort Bliss. As a to government of Mexico City, . Gen. Mercado Immediately christened the main street of the camp "Avenida General Huerta." Although himself a rofugeo, Gen. Mercado was selected hy tho United States army officials aa best fitted to have personal supervis ion of his men. Water pipes ? ere laid and all Mex icans were told that they must bathe regularly. Outdoor barbershops were provided also. Tho Mexican consul at El Paso call ed at Kort Bliss to arrange to pay Borne of the back arlarles of Mexican soldiers. The American oflicerB said they had no authority to negotiate for the payment of salaries to the federals. PELM WORK !S ~ TO BEGONTINUED Expense of Another Year is To Be Borne by Col. Robert M. Thompson Spartanbung, ? Jan. 22.-Announce ment that the Thaarpi on-MJcFaddeu pellagra commission will return to Spartanburg in March and continue ite^Ysat^tions for another.;f*99f? t was reeelr^ Sere "today in the. form cf i '.citer from Capt. J. F, ?iler, medica^. corps, IT. < S. A., member ot the comaliaF,ioi). The letter, address ed a local physician, said that Col. Robert, M. Thompson, of New York, has agreed to bear Ute expenses of the commission for another year. W. W. FUSE Y DEAD Ead Came at His Home in Parin, Texas - Many Anderson people will regret to learn of tho death ot W. W. Furey, which recently occured at his home In Paris, Texas. Mr. Furey was ed itor of a Paris newspaper and was a well known citizen of that city. Ho has visited in Anderson where he had many friends who will regret to learn of hm-death. - THE L AST, STAN p. tr jf> ^_; .. . Will be Made at Torreen bj Huer ?A ."W t?? <>/> Washington,:Jam 22.-Araby officers I .believe that by tho middle of next week at the latest. Gan. Villa will i have transported the whole of-hts army as tar south as Torre?n, where ' the next big battle of the revolution is expected to follow. It is known that the Federals are disposed to make a desperate resistance at this point-the key to all ot Central Mex ico north' of Zacatecas. President Wilson let lt* be known today that,' while in constant com munication with John liind, the lat ter had reported no new proposais as having been made- by Jesus Flores Mason or any otner y* rson supposed to bo representing Huerta, i 'M>farr* t,- > ' ?lia* : Turkirts^?Wily / Wishes War Again London,-Jan. ?2..~-TT?O Vienna cor* respondent reports that Turkey hr* warned tBex'pbiiers that aho will ra fuse to.accept their decision concern ing the pegean Islande arid aili do her utmost to regain M3ty!?r_e end Chios. The Vienna correspondent of the Daily Telegraph, reports that Turk?y and Bulgaria have concluded an of fensive treaty against Greece. M VILLA TO TEXAS ARE IN. EY MUST BATHE I S. Baba, representing the Japanese Government, who returned from a conference with Gen. Villa, today said every guarantee had been given that tlie Japanese subjects in Chihuahua State would bo unmolested. Most of the Japanese in the north of Mexico are engaged in agricultural pursuits. Gen. Villa reported from Chihuahua that rebel money was being circulated in the interior at only a small dis coutn from tho value of Mexican sil ver. One object of Gen. Villa's forthcom-. ing visit to Juarez is to confer with | representatives of mining and smelter j interests. He is axlous to have work j resumed to procure taxes on exports) for the support of the rebel army. Relying on the restoration of peace | In Chihuahua by the rebels, a band of twenty Mormons prepared to return to the district of Galeana, where there] was a Mormon agricultural colony before the outbreak of the revolution. OI/ll Cr CAPITAL To Curb Purdon Power. Columbia, S. C., Jan. 22.-A joint resolution was presented in tho gene ral assembly Thursday to amend the State constitution so to prohibit the granting of pardons or paroles by tho governor except upon recommenda tions of the pardon board. In caso j the governor "does not adopt recom mendations of the board, the resolu tion fprovddes that that his reasons for such refusal must be submitted to j the general assembly. The reso lution was referred to tho Judiciary committee. Supporters of the measure pointed ont thai; during bis three years as chief executive. Gov. Bloaso has p?v donod, paroled or commuted tho sen tence of 083 convicted persons. XO VOTES FOB CUFFY. Tba* ls the Wish ot the State Legis, latnre. Columbia, S. C., Jan. 22.-The South Carolina general assembly today went on record as favoring the repeal of the fifteenth amendment to the Uni ted States constitution, which in ef fect gives negroes the night to vote Such ; a/.ttion was taken - when the senatr passed the house resolution in ar.-.onded (form, which provides that me^-Oers of a delegation from this State ; and congress be notified that the legislature ot South Carolina ls opposed to the amendment and wishes lt. repealed. Asylum Injury Is Being Opposed Colombia, J*n. 22. - Considerable jpposltion to the sweeping investi ga lon of the State- hospital for the in sane, recommended In a ' message 'rom the Governor and agreed to by die House, has developed in the Sen ile. Senator Mc Lau ri n of Marlboro, nade a set speech on his, state ware house hill before the Senate. The measure did not come to a vote.. ALL PLACES FILLED L'antleld Defeated for Flare on Pris? on' Boara. Columbia; Jon. 22.-The joint as iembly reelected A. H. Hawkins, a' di rector of the stste penitentiary Thurs lay morning on the first ballot The rote stood: J. A. Addy, Lexington, 31; r. A- Livingston. Orangeburg 7; W ri. Canfield. Anderson 37; A. H. Haw One 07. W. H. Glenn of Anderson, waa re jected m ??rrcior of the epnitcntlary yesterday. Dr. W. G. Hot'seal, of Newberry. J was reelected a trustee of the South j Carolina^ Medical College, without op* . poHltloo. . * The General Assembly having Ail ed all the existing vacancies, adjourn ed erne die. WOllK" OF CONFERENCE. It is Planned to Spend $25,09? la Brat IL Columbia. S. C., Jan. 22.-At a joint meeting of thc board of mis sions, presiding elders and lay lead ers of .the South Carolina Methodist Conference held today, plans were laid for the evangelical missionary and financial op?rations of the church for the year. In addition td the regular work by tho church, lt twas decided to raise a special fund of $25,000 to he directed to the mission field in Brazil. Anderson Road Tax . To Be Straightenedj Colombia, Jan. 22.-The house passed the James bill requiring the State superintendent of education to keep a record of teachers in high schools. The house killed after a longthy debate the Boyd bill requiring the labeling of convict made merchan dise aa such. Tho house roi used to pass the Mc Queen bill making thc legal rate of interest 6 per cent. The bouso passed to third reading the Barnwoll bill amending the stat ute in regard to ?KRU?I J checks wheu the drawer has no funds on deposit ' so as to make the law applicable to so es to make the law applicable to corporations as well as Individuals. The house passed tho bill Intro duced by Mr. Thompson reducing the hours of work a week by women In mercantile establishments from 60 to 54. This bill provides that women in mercantile establishments shall not work more than 9 hours a day for six days in the week. Aft ?he request of MT. Gray of An derson,, the house made a special or der of bis bill providing for tho pay ment ' aAion road tax in An derson county and passed it to third reading. . Senator Sullivan ls rush ing the passage of,a similar bill in tho senate. SPUD BANQUET FOR THE WOODMEN Willow Camp No. 26 W. O. W. Is To Have a Happy Occasion Members of Willow Camp Ko. 26, of the Woodmen of the World of An derson are looking forward with much pleasurable anticipation to tb' coming of next week,' when the camp will be treated to a banquet. The event is to take place in Maple hall on Ben son street and the "choppers" who be long to Willow Camp say that it will be one of the most pleasant fraternal events Of the year In Anderson. The banquet is to be served by members of the Philathea class of the Central Presbyterian church and will be a three course affair. All told it la expected that there wilt be well over 200 guests present, these consisting of members of WU low camp, their wives, sisters and sweethearts. Capital Law s ' Against Basing. Columbia, Jan.- 22.-Tho State sen ate put itself on record Thursday, as opposed to hazing in the colleges of the State, but did not pass the house bill which makes hexing ot any form a misdemeanor. The bill was sent back to the house with amendments leaving it to college authorities .to suspend students In case of hexing, An Augusta Banker In Serious Trouble Augusta, Ga., Jan. 22.-Four indict menta were returned here today against Jaimes P. Armstrong, cashier ot the defunct Irish-American Bank charging bin? with forgery. John C. Hagler, John Lt Armstrong, J. M. MQalhtwln and Charles 8. Bonier, wer** these whose names, it ia al leged, he forged to a note for $20,000 In favor of the Citlxens' and Southern Bank of thia city. BEING TRIED v j ' * . ? ' i. ? r ... NAMED FUGITIVES ON THE FEDERAL GRAND JURY MOVED COURT Invited, the Lad?? to Attend when He Held Court at Toxaway _I Macon. Ga., Jan. 22.-"UnitedStates' court 1B tn session on the island. La dies cordially invited to attend. Tills is the substance of a placard which W> H. BurweU, speaker of the Georgia house of representatives, this afternoon testified wah posted In a hotel at Tbxa?way, Nj C., where Judge Speer, of the Unit* States court.' southern division of Georgia, waa holding a tpoolal session of court. Mr. BurweU was introduced as a wit- j ness before the sufe-eommlttee of tho ' judiciary committee S of the house of representatives, lu the investigation o? the charge that. Judge 'Speer at time; held co uri.- wKuoui his juris diction and by so doing, inconven ienced attorneys and? others required to attend. - At the morning session of the committee J. M. Barnes, former Uni ted States marshal, testified that Judge Speer had picked the grand jury which investigated charges of defrauding the government in the Grefnc-Gaynor casfes Savannah. Mr.. Barnes charged! thaitiudgo Speer se- ' lected the jurors av$rlll Crom a list of names which nangeen taken from the jury box, and theft two of the ju rors were out proc?dait In the court; and waa irregular. "You have thanked me beautifully,' but what do I get out of IL" are tho words credited by Barnes to Judge Speer, following an interview in ' which Mr. Barnes had expressed gratitude- st being slowed a liberal custodian B fee in a bankruptcy caso. Local interest tn the congressional investigation ?was largely stimulated today, and at the afternoon session, the court*room was packed. Scores of feminine members of Macon so olety were in attendance. Judge Speer was again present at the inuulry, constantly advising with his attorneys. This afternoon when a witness paid him a tribute, the ju rist displayed considerable emotion, tears welling into his oyes. - ANDERSON MAY AGAIN KAVEJUEA61?E BRLL Sot Club Circuit of Gocraia and Carolina Cities Has Now Been Proposed From around the circuit comes aewB to the efleet that the proposi tion recently mado by H. G. Kalb-1 lelseh, chairman of the Augusta Base ? 1 itali Commission, of a Caroljna-Geor- < 1 ria league, is meeting with much fa-j ror. The proposition of the Augusta. ' nan was that sn association bo form- 1 >d to consist of Augusta, Athena. Co- I ' umbi* . Anderson, Greenville end < ?partanburg. Granville cud Spar- ' anburg have already stated, that they J viii .enter such an association and I lave said that they are ready to do- 1 vosit any . necessary forfeit at any 1 line. -If Anderson wants to hare base- J ?sll during the coming Sommet' this < s a greet-chance for her to brea'.' t n. t A dispatch from Augusta says that' \ ?y Cobb, after being told of the pr..,- ( osed circuit sud the mattera reba-, (ve to mileage, etc., said that there 4 rae no doubt in his miad about tue 4 eastbltlty of auch an organisation 4 nd that he thought the new league j .cu* ssa!? a "so." Both Columbia and Augusta made 1 ppllcation to the 8outh Atlantic < segue for re-admloalon to the lea- I gue, but the opinion genera'!; prc- ' vail." throughout the Bally circuit that neither of these towns wl?l ho able to get In. If this be tho case it is certain tiiat they both will be glad to enter the new league sud since Spartanburg and Greenville ere now ready, there ia merely the question of While the matter has not been very Athena and Anderson, genorally discussed In Anderson and few or the fans have been Interview ed, lt is understood that thcie ls el healthy sentiment ?n Anodr?on for sui h a lcuRue and many believe that "My Tov.n" will be ready to do her part when the definite proposition cot?es. Ambassador lo Ituosia. Washington, Jan. 22.-Tho nomina tlon of H. M. Pindell, an editor of Peoria, Ul., to bo ambassador to Russia, waa ord?red favorably re ported today by the senate comandt tee 0:1 foreign affairs. The nomina tion had been delayed because of cortain alle-god corre, per ich.ee with Senator Lewis eaylae 1'IIKIOII had been selected to represent ll:e United States In Rnsr.'an for a limited pe riod. WILL TRAIN :N (IIARLOTTE. George McConnell Learns 0? wans of tho Bisons. George.McConnell, who will proba bly ho in the line-vip of Bat?alo in the International Lcaguo, Thursday received notice thai the training camp of the Biso .. will ba al Char lotte, N. C. The dispatch aays that the umpir ing staff and the spring training quarters of the International League clubs were announced today. The names of three new umpires sopear. They are Rorty, who comes from the New England League; Harrison, from the New York State Lcagu?, and Miller from the Carolina League. Tho training camps, are as fol lows: Buffalo, at Charlotte, N. C.; Rochester, at Annleton, Ala.; Toron to, at Marlin Springs, Texas; Mon treal, at CharlottesvtHe, Vi more, at Hot Spring*, dence, at Savannah, Ga.; Columbus, Ga.; Jersey City, at Dur ham, N. C. Rochester trained In Anderson ene winter. THE "G0T???I TAX" MUST BE RETURNED Congressman He?in Has a Bill in The House for that Purpose Washington. Jan. 22.-'Representa tive HeQin, of AUbama. Thursday urged legislation that would return the cotton tax . alca he said was il legally collected from the Southern States during the civil war. Ad dressing the house committee on war claims, he said a bill be had in treduced would give those who paid the cotton tax an opportunity to prove their claims and regain their money. Citing the requirements that direct taxes shall bs uniform through out the United States, he declared some of the States patd none ot the cotton tax. "While many things Im ve been done to adjust grievances and heal the wounds of war." Mr. Heflln urged, "until the government removes this last great act of Injustice, tho peo ple ot the South can Justly say 'one thing thou lackest yet'. "The land tax collected about the mane titoo that the cotton tax waa levied baa been returned. The land which was granted In lieu of pen sions to soldiers ot the Mexican war who afterwards fought In the Con red erato anny* and which was taken From them by the federal government, iee within the last twenty-five years i>eon restored to Chem. "Alabama paid ten million dollars >r this cotton tax. My bill provides hat when this money ls paid to the reaeurer ot Al aha mb, it shall' be ?ed aa a, good roads fund and a pen doa fund for Confederate soldiers.' ************* ' THE WEATHER * t ***** * * * * * * * Washington, Jan. 22.-South Cero ina-?Fair, wanner, Friday; Satur? lay unsettled, probably local raina n interior; wanner la east portion. IS BEING BEGUN IN NEW \ IS TO BE SUMMONS New Ycrk, Jar 22.-A grand Jury investigation was begun today into the story ot William Sulzer that Charles F. Murphy sent a messenger to him during the trial of the. Im peachment charges against him a? overnor and offered to call off the .rjal if Sulzer would quit his graft investigation into the state depart ment Sulzer repoated before Ute grand Jury tho whole story of his alleged dealings with the Tammany chief, and lt was mado known by . District Attorney Whitman that UIIB part of lt and relating to the alleged . at tempt of James E. Gaffney, Murphy's business and politisai aspociato. to a exact a political contribution of $100,000 from James C. 8tewart, a state highway contractor, would be mado thc subject of the two-fold In quiry. Mr. Whitman said Murphy would be called as a witness in the John Doo inquiry, by means ot walch the district ut torn oy has frequently ad duced evidence fer prcssntotlon iu tlie grand Jun'. Murphy today de LATEST ' NEWS Blt Cotton Flnw Fort Worth', Texas, Jan., 22.-'Fire, believed to have started by sparke thrown out by a passing locomotive, 38r^^rl^Bp^^i^^^BsMlff^B cotton and about 35 loaded freight oars here late today. The loaa la1 es timated at 1350,000. Another fire? started by a piece ot falling wood from a stove while the occupants of the house were viewing the destruc tion of the compresa, destroyed thir teen small dwelling bouses. This loss was Lpproxtmatcly $20,000, Would Rival the Canal. . _ .... ! Detroit, Jen. 22.-United States Senator Charles E. Townsend, of Michigan, told the members of. the Lake Carriers' Association- at their annual bouquet here Thursday that the annual volume of commerce t on tho tff? lakes would be ten times sa "th^most optimistic estimate" of annual commerce through the Pana ma canal, if the natural waterway course from the head of the lakes to the gulf of St Lawrence were suftV Blenoly Improved to enable ocean going vessels to reach lake ports. . Bryan For tba Senate? Washington, Jan. tt.-Democrats ia the house were discussing toddy whether Secretary Bryan ment to launch a sensational boom when at a Democratic dinner last night he de clared lt had been his ambition since toyhood to sit in the United States tenate. His own career, be .-said, all itrough his earlier years bsd 'boen aased on a hope that he eventually ?vould go to the senate. Jackson, Miss., Jan. 22.-The low .,r house of the MBsalsstp, ! legisla ure today defeated a resolution seek ng to amend the constitution to ;lve full suffrage to women. ;_ 1 Change in Mr. Marten's Condition C. F. Martin, whose son Is crit mlly IU in-the. citadel hospital at itarleston said last night that there ad been no changedla hts son's con ltlon. Mr. Martin had inst received telegram froth the hospital authori os at Charleston. Th? yous* man i suffering with pneumonia and while ia recovery tee not been finally ??? atred ot lt la known that his con ition la very grave. He fa about 1 years ct age and fa a member of ta graduating class of the Clfitdol. J? ?STIGATION ORK-SENATOR O'GORMAN ID AS A WITNESS nounced Suiter's story as false and ft ia said that he Is willing to testify and would waive Immunity. The dla* trlct attorney also said that United States Senator O'Gorman, who. Buller testified, told him that Gaffney was Murphy's chief "bagmen" and had "held Stewart up," also would be call ed. Senator O'Gorman today notifi?t Mr. Whtman that he -would be willing to appear. Sulzer testified yesterday that while the trial of bis impeachment waa la progress, Murphy had sent word agata and again that lt I'd quit, he would quit. Suiter is alleged to hare ex plained before the grand Jury today that th 1B bargain meant fonr senatcre would vote against his Impeachment and that these four negatives wocld have been enough to prevent a ver dict against him. The deposed Governor will be callad again at a later date. In the mean time he will send for documentary evidence In the possession of his for* mer secretary, Chester C. Platt, with whicn be promised to corroborate some of his statements. MANY GIVIL CASES ARE J BE TRIED Roster of Canon Announced Pol ing Meeting of the Bar Association pleas for Anderson county wtich. con venes on Monday, February 1, In the long Hst of cases to be triad are to be found a number of more than . passing Interest and thia session of the court bids fair to last throughout thc entire, eight darn. A saeet?n? of the b?-r ggjectetic?* was held yesterday, following which the roster of cases waa announced: ? Monday, February fi. D. B. Taylor vs. 8. H. Blowers. Mrs. Basle Fant vs. C. Foster /ones, st al. * First National Bank of Chattanooga va. J. H. Bowden. Commonwealth Shoe ? Leather Co., va. w. A. Hammond. T. P. Dickson vs. J. F. Martin. Tnesday, S. M. Callahan va. WU linen Ma Curry. J P. Bagan va. W. A. Shirley. T. T. Wakefield vs. P. E. Spoon Pat W. Major va. U G. McKinney. Wednesday. ?easa?ag & Christian Co., vs. fr; K. Hammond, et al. -Taylor Christian Hat Co., va. W. A. tfastaaond, et ol. T. I* ceiy co.. va Centrai ivationai Fire ins. Co. Thursday. Poole, et al, vs. G. S. At A. Ry. Co. Leveret*, * Co., vs. A. P. Barka la!?. Willlame va. Milliner. Roberts vaT' Insurance Co. Friday. Mayfield va. Catie*. Mitchell, et ol, vs. G. ft & A. By. 3o. * Brock, et al, va. Life Insurance Oe. Saturday. Equity caaes. Second vTeek. Monday, Feb. ?. Sharpe va. Cabar. M. Q. Pant vs. Anderson county. Mrs. Annie Fan*, et al, va. Ander on county. . ., ? *%2 .. fa ead ay. s ??MW College va. Maynard. Colleta va. Spear. Anea va. HalL Bank ot MteCormaca va William*. Bowie-Me*s Miss Alberts. Bowie end V7. M. Mets rere married ht the home ot tho bride i tit* Brugnon m??i village wednes ay afternoon ai Ava o'clock, the oar* mony being performed ly Hov. S. B. /hito. These young people will have ie best wishes of a host of fr icu da.'