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VOLUME 1, NUMBER 212 Weaklr, ErtaUIikei 1M0| DmDy, Jaa.lt, Itu, ANDERSON, S. C., SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 26, 1914 PRICE FIVE CENTS 85.00 PER ANNUM STUBBORN Bi GERMANS ARE PUTTING UP BRAVE RESISTANCE ON AI L SIDES, j . m jr * m ? MAI Some Manoenvers Indicate That German Officers Ar? Preparing to Begin an Early Retreat. , London, Oct. 3.-Foyer the little, town on the main road from Amiens to Noyon, tho heights around which have been alternately occupied hy the .French and the Germans during the past week ls still the center ot a hat tie of great violence. The Germans,, who are Dghting stubbornly to '. protect their flank at this point,-have brought up reinforce ments, but according to the French official communication today all their attacks have been- repulsed. The action, however, ls still pro ceeding and upon it much depends, for if the Germans are'beaten, their line of communication at Tergnler will be seriously! threatened. French Fall Back . Because of other operations on this front, which extends as far north as Arras, nothing bas been disclosed since the French themselves announc. ed that their force debauching from . Arras had fallen back allgL ,. on the east and north of thai wier 1 There is evidence from other sour ces that the Germans at's making pre parations to protect their flank should retirement become necessary- They have evacuated! Weet Flanders and. their attack on Antwerp ls believed by many to be designed to keep the Belgians busy and prevent them from operating on what would- be General Von Kiuck's, left should he fall . ; their strfriging ftt^ he^ldesj fighting 'djysft'n^^'a^r^s on-fJieir rie*t..aretlj^ Tho ar^^of the , ?rowju prb^jbtl which hat^becn in the thick of the fighting sjfc.ee, *he Germans began ? their invasion.of France has made au attempt to force its way through the wood of lie Crude..the. French report says, was thrown back to the north of the V?rennos La Haraxee Vienne La Ville road. Thia mad pierces tho northern part of the Argonne forest, so that the French must have made a considerable advance in thiB region and straightened out the Uno from the north of Verdun to the north of Tmeiums. ' This attack ot the crown prince's army doubtless Ss what the Germans referred to in their Friday's reports, . that the tr^ns.a4vaaclo*: in the Ar gonne haeTzamjbi, ground..ia a south erly direcU?j?.v' ?U.-I?" '. ;<?<* In Oie 'v^l^.TrMS^Wi ??JiCiori a the heights orW:;^.:.^ JErePch claim tbef^|jr?j^?3^j ? ,,th/mirhn ?loWv . continues. " ??Chore: ^jappajrentlr . has been hare? "fighting, further south, for the GeTO?jfo,?BDO?>^ attacks fro^( hafMnjr? been re pulsed. AIOAE, .the ?e?^r.?oardsMeV ; tivo calm M.MtffaiilSfc Germana have been "kMplnfe up a. hnuvy artil le; y Aro on the BrlUea and.. Fren ch forces entrer:ched in front of Chem, but the British dispatcher. say little damage has been don?. ' i Give Tt9*99 Stfpfte .Little work, has been done on the twe wings and the troops in>the cen ter, wh? havo hnd much .fighting,, are hoing given a 'respite vtctil '?ha reo mest -e?2is?,-ior ttek^ is- ni? \~ ag^is. Thin, of course, depends on the euc GmteralR^sui sties of des; V^jasa left Vi I BUT NO IS IN SIGHT! CF?WNALS MADE WHEN CHILDREN! Begin Scientific Treatment When) They; Are Yet Young, Says Prison''Authority. 3t. Paul/ $tinn;< Oct. 3.-Scientific study of the Criminal begins too late, 'unless it begins with the child, said ?Dr. Samuel Ch Smjth, of St. Paul, pr?sident of the American Prison As sociation in bis address at the As-, Isociation's convention hero tonight "in:the treatment of prisoners the [old theory ot .pain'for pain has van ished," said Dr- ' Spilth. "The ques tion of responsibility for .crime s not properly examined- Responsibility means one thing to the moralist, an other thing to the judge and jet un-1 other to the alienist 1- think the al ienist might well be eliminated from j crmlnal affairs." ' I GETTING EVEN WITH MEXICAN! AMERICAN CONSUL CAUGHT| GREASER IN U. S. WHO HAD HAD HPV! IMPPmnNFn Ban Antonio, Texas, Oct- 3.-Luis Antonio Hernandez, capturer of John] R. Slliiman, when tho latter wa? con sul at Saltillo, ?as arrested herc to day- ut-tno instance of Mr. Silliman, who recognized him on the street ? H^oeudsz was held on the charge of navipg smuggled a dimond lr .v^rdsv^rv-sillim.'! him intq; ittdifdr several'defra threat ^ eaed'hlm with death bytonm --??,..?) ??) ??' ' H'^ r\\\W-;^y essa-or fajare of the outflanking* op ift^iv- ?i? ?T" w^W?. German,, attack on Antwerp doea?cot appear-serlo ?B thus Lar, ap .par?Rt?V has not- bad any Effect on the Belgian forts of Lierre, Weomeia and Wavre, St- Catherines. The Bel glans s?y the forts are. intact and that tbs Germans ba Ve been driven off with heavy losses to their side. Operations between the Russians and the Austrian a and Germans grow lr. intereRf, Thesje armies ere fight in*; along a tremendous line, extend lug from the neighborhood o? Cracow, in Galleta, alona the frontiers ot Po land and East Prussia, almost to the Bailie Sea. There ls nb news from th? Southern field, but the Germans ?nd Austrians instead of waiting on MBfe^ae between Czerstechowa, and Kalisca. tot the Russians ,haVe ad van?*?! further iritc1 Poland.. Their ou&$e*ta have been reported aa, i?x eaaii.SBrpdctrbkv,(0o miles,'^south' nt Warsaw in the >orth) and S^opnica (33 ntl** Bouth, 'Southeast of, Ktelae-py in >the- south;) ,uv ' ' ' 'r'. ? b V : ; Battle1 tn Pelahd. A big- itu SB lap army le gathering ?them abd a irreat battleprobably ^Jaaot?ulght ir> Poland, lastend the borders of Poland and Silesia. In tho north, if the reports ar? to be believe*?, the Russians ecem to have Checked the German invasion from TSa?t 'Prussia and have compelled the Germans to retrace their step? cept on tbs right wing, which ts still j fighting around ?ssowetd. Th? latest report cn th? movement j of - the German emperor ** t^at^o has j left Srsshtu. 'rem which pc?at tiwi invasion of Poland was launched lo eas* m th* river denne ?ct igtan l^?rtandin? Antwerp ter a desperate resistance ot firs days, have boeit obliged to fall) back to the tfe>c*?o t?rt??c has bee? the German ?'trii?tery fire. ALL PLANS ABE RAPIDLY BE ING COMPLETED FOR START. ABOUT OCTOBER 15 RIckmood Bank Can Hardly Get Underway Before the end or the Present Mooth. Washiugton, Oct. 3.-Opening of federal reserve lanka of New York, Chicago and St Louie not later than October 1$, has been decided on by the federal reserve board- Tho direct, orates of the Nsw York and St- Louis banks already arc complete .sr;d thc Class ^P? directora to represent the government in the Chicago bank prob ably will be named Monday, making immediate organization possible. Boston wjll probably be the fourth city to get ita rererve bank in opera tion, 'and the others are .expected to follow along in quick succession. Early next week the reserve board expects ? send to the banks now ready fdr organisation a draft of by laws which they will bc asked to ad opt. It has decided that the chief of ficer of each bank * shall be called "governor." The other partied lar of ficers probably will* be ? vice gover ernor and a aecretary or cashier. Class ? 'S3" directors of thc Richmond bank, William Ingle, of Baltimore; James A. Moncure, of Richmond, and Hf. H. P. CJouvenour, of Wilmington, N. C., today conferred with thc fed aral reserve hoard ' concerning mat tars o' organization. The directors told the board they believed the Bfttchmond bank could be organized by the lat tor part of October, and ein Inbaslzev' ?he necessity of an early se lection of quarters. The board -advised a meeting of the directors at Richmond tor. tho, purpose of electing tho fifth, district'member tba federal gdyJsoty cou;uil ard om a:?, tor ?he TRUSTEES AGREED YESTER DAY TO THIS STEP. GULAR MEETING. , 13a That Anderson School? i?? ?iave To Borrow Bigr Sum cf Meas?, !f No Taxes Paid i no regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Anderson city -schools took place yesterday af. temoon. tha meeting being held in tho office of E. C. McCants, super! .1tead ent. Members of the boara'are: J, A- Brock, chairman; J. P. Duckett, vice-chaiKnanj, r jyi'Mv Paget, Jr. D. RH lit, wi; P. -lak^hiy a- ?;;c^||?j^ man, W. H; Shearer, R. K. . Lig?n and J. L. Sherard A communication from the Board of Holth relative, to- medical inspec tion in the achoo?* of Anderson, WM road to the Board of Trustees and that body voted to accept any hei? sod service that the Board of Health might render and to consent tr 'a med ical inspection, provided the inspec tion was made free of charge by the Board of Health. Mosses. Duckett and Shearer wi? rs appointed on a commuter to teach coin? settiomft?i?. with .the Cstttheta Tubllc Util-tic* Cosray io logavd to Cae water bill of the public schools. It sr|l| he remetaiiered that this mat tor has been reipcnalblc for much agitation all over the city. Ii waa unanimous!? voted that tho ral < or-1' I? ANDET TO HE?R?AYERS SERVICES HETJS TODAY FOR THE GREW PEACE MOVESENT. IN ALL ?URCHES People of fae ^Smtt Up Peace led States W?1 ilion That ay Come. o Everyone in o ed to attend o respective chut! o offer up prayer^ o. soon be rester u tries now st o dersen people o church should o prayer at nor o ?taya world-wl o ment Every man, woe Anderson county should attend di> and should join lc which will be Ruler that r*?ace ed tn the foreign] cordance with a p] ly issued by dent of the Unit tidally known ss | and every civilize serve tho day. At Grace Epls ternoon an inter be heard, tbe set*' by FJjv. J. Haller I the church- Tho at i:80 o'clock. At the First morning special bc held in the Bul tho. morning churl Jv F. Vines will iSect. "War.Right nose.'' Prayers at this church stored at an early] F. M. Burner tor of the church,.' the fraternal - f-9 f^SEffl? lerson is ask rlceH at their today and to lat peace may in the eoun Those An tble to attend er the same ii jo'n i'.? tr. Ijteace move Pt.PytH'aa en?, ts] At tbe^ Chrl? peace services wi! ers for .iea'ce will yica to take place ? At St. John's where a revival s gross, .tho morning devoted to prayi pastor of the c Speake, ?rges th the church come LO take part In may oom? about. At Saint Josei Rev. Father Edwa bera of tho churc plications that th may .soon bc The service? at terian ? aeries to knees, pr.?; la. stoppln s among tho count? o o and child iu \a able to do to servie in today e supplication to the Divine soon be restor untrles- In ac amatlon recent Wilson, presl-l tes, this is ef face Sunday," ountry aili ob-| church this nf for peace will to be conducted bbony, pastor of icen will begin st church this services will school and at ^rvice Rev. Dr. Ch on the sub and Unright [ also be offered ice may be re ny of the An vil! conduct] Flit' Hook] terian church |>e held tonight, . H. Fraser, pas } connection with which he will ?s of the Knights I ier fraternal or-J church special | held and pray joffered, the ser-! 11:30 o'clock thodist church, (ie is now In pro- < service will bel |r peace and the j . Rev. J. W. ;ry* member efl heart prepared! [ plea that peace 'Catholic church Duff anr mem fill offer Up sup trrlng countries to peace. . Central Presby D. Witherspoon conducted along other churches ie members will ice may come near future. E?untry churches > conduct peace ere is hardly a In the Union 1 not, on bended Lord shall aid iendous slaughter lot other nations. SHOT ST&KK MAN INSlE?OF5EAR Virgina Maa.Bstantly Kitted While Pfetiii Chostiiota, By?ter. hjM&iB s--David >lHHH|^B??teran, hunting. -gheay mountains today ifiught Ju? bad his tr^fi?? flred' T? **** ?HH9^KflRH^K, fell dead from the irtughajHHH^had been guth U 1 O (t o ^flHI^I* * . . 0 . .*?"? ??> CA?tRAli^BsESIOBiS H? ^IHRBHH^V* *.-General v.aatMdUHHba? placea a * fe? rct!atag|roMB r~* enlef of e ^fiHHHHMend eo?f?r. aSE o'clock. Ora? o ^HHH? SM??Mce e r of ia? r?Iu$nfl| and ??fe re* e s$H 4 ta a Ow reatennUaa o 6 ? o' e A o Jaie ooeeoeeo MEXICO IS YET TO GMNPEACE EARLY SEmEM^?t1>fjAF. FAIRS BONG "PR?DICT ED BY OFFICIALS. SITUATION BETTER Good Order Prevails In Most Sec tions and Peaceful Settlement !s Expected Now. Washington, Oct. 3.-Advices to thc t ?tate department today further as aurea ' adjournment officials that peaceful settlement cf the Mexican difference would result from the Au<ruBas ClintC3 to convene Oct. ?. Consul General Hanna* at'Monterey reported, 'There appears to be' a bet ter understanding between all Mexi can officials than before/' Consul Sti llman, personal representative of President Wilson, telegraphed from Mexico City that thc- sitdation' lhere was much In.proved 1 The authorities in Mexico City were said to be hopeful' that an agreement would be reached between tho Car ranza-Villa factions at Aguas Callen tes which would assure the re-estab lishment of friendly relations between the two leaders. The state department is in receipt of official advices from Monterey to the effect that, notwithstanding pub lished reports to the contrary, good order prevailed in Saltillo as well as in Monterey and vicinity. Admiral Howard, commanding the naval vessels in Mexican Pacific wat ers, reported that the commandant at Mazatlan had been ordered by the constitutionalist s government to take possession of the Occidental bank al Mazatlan. Assurances were received from Merico City, he said, that no properties of civilians would be In-' terfered with The navy department was informed that the battleship* Delaware had sailed from Ver*, Crux to Tux pan to The North .Vero Crjufc,. company of marines will be embarked for trans fer to the naval station at Guantana mo.. The' WitUssfeip will continue north from Guatanamo to / Hampton Roads for target practice and. routine ' maneuvers. ! The convention af Mc-ii.-o City, ac . J cording to reports received here to-1 day, yesterday elected Governor Gut-1 ierres of San Luis Potosi, r resident of, the convention, and General Murgia, cf Coahuila, vice president. General Ol) re ion was chown for president general. General Carranza did not appear, but wat renreientei by proxy, the dispatches said, " COURT CHANGED ITS FIRST DECREE Modified So That Order In Re Harvester Company, Is Not So Severe? -? -. St- Paul. Minn., Olt. 3-.The Unite? States district coust today modified the International Harvester Company dissolution decree so that lt will not apply, ba the foreign trade and com merce of-the company. . . The court also granted, in* part the change in the pjan for dissolution asked hy the company in a motion flied today. DIRECTORS TRY TO ESCAPE LAW Railroad Men S-y That Coast Has No Jurisdiction In the Case. . , . Boston, Oct. 3.-Pour formerf^df\ rectqrs of the New York. New Haven and Hartford railroad, James S. El ton, Charles P. Brooker. William Skinner and Alexander Cochrane, died demurrers today In a suit which seeks to hold present knd past directors fiable for the expenditure by the rall, ruads of *102 000,000 in alleged un profitable Investment?. The demurrers contend the supreme court has no Jurisdiction to enforce acclaim made by tho plaintiff of three fold damages under the federal anti, trust act . ? EARTH-QUAKE SHOCK Especially severe, Bat no Damage Is Reported. St. Thomas, D. W- L. Oct. 3-A pro longed earthquake shock was felt about 1:30 o'clock this afternoon throughoht Windward and Icewar* Islands. It was especially severe at Antigua. Gaudoulopo, Dominica, Sb Lucia and St Vincent No details of damage done have been received. j GERMANY IS FINANCIA _SEE W. SEVEN BRITISH STEAMERS SUNK Claim Belgians Planned to Burn Cologne and All Other Towns and Cities. London, Ort- 3-TII-J following of ficial statement issued in Harlin has heen received herc by wireless: "The Cern?an criser Karlsruh hus sunk- seven British steamers in the Atlantic. "A letter found on a Belgian officer captured by the Gentians contained the following: " When we re-enter Brussels we will take with us a large stock of matches to set fire to Cologne and ev. ery other place through which we pass. Henceforth we will have no more injured prisoners; everybody will be killed!' "It is stated from Vienna that the Austrian advance against the Ser vians ls proceeding slowly but favor ably." CABINET WOMEN WILL AID SOUTH Official Ladies from the South Plan for Cotton Fashico Show Soon. Washington, Oct. l---Womon of-the cabinet circle and lo official Ufo gen erally, especially . those from ' tee South.- continue enthusiastic..prejftra.-. *teu-feff*tfhja^ show itere npftrmeek/,.which; ithe;. hara '.planned as brie moans of stimulating- activity hi .?ie South's Interest now depressed by the European war- . "' t Mrs- Josephus Daniels, wife of the secretary of the navy, has arranged ? North Carolina exhibit which will include a cotton gown made by her self. Many society belles.of the capi tal will, put aside sllkB and satins for cotton gowns in furtherance of the movement. TRAVELING MEN HELD MEETING Elected C. C. Gribble as Tempo rary Secretary and Adopted R?solutions. Post D. T. P". A. held a very in teresting meeting in Anderson last night at which time considerable bus iness, was transacted. C- C. Gribble, a well known T. * P. A-, was elected secretary , to serve until October . IB, when a permanent officer will be chosen. The following resolutions were adopted: Whereas, lt has pleased Almighty Ged to remove from our midst our beloved friend and secretary, Feaster V- Tribble, and. Whereas, Tn his death this Post has lost a dear friend and most valuable member. Be it Resolved: 1- That a page of our minutes be dedicated to his memory, and that a copy of these resolutions be Inscribed thereou. 2. That a copy of these resolutions be sent to our deceased brother family to whom the sincere sympathy of the members of this Post are hereby ten dered. Resolved, further: That a copy of these resolutions siso be sont to our two dally newspapers for publication. Post President ... War News In iflf : .ff- . - j .v ir*? From Coste Dally. Paris, Oct. a.-The war is costing $7,000,000 a day. Ministe of Finance A"andre Rlbot announced today that the outlay for the drat sixty daye ot the conflict had been $420,000,000. . Free of Orman*. London, Oct- .1.-A dispatch to the Router Telegram company from Ams terdam says that West Pisadera, the western-most province of Belgium ls now free of Gesmans. Emperor to the Front. Petrograd. Oct- 3.-Emperor Nicho las, it is announced, has left .for the theatre of war ABLE LLY TO AR THROUGH CLAIM THAT THE COUNTRY CANNOT POSSIBLY BE a i AKv tu OUT. THIS IS NO BLUFF vice-Chancellor Say? That Hit Country Has Arms. Men and Money To Win Struggle. Berlin. Oct. 2-tVia the Hague and London)-Oct. 3.-Germany m strong enough economically and ?nanclally to carry the war to a sucos?rful: con clusion, according I to Vice Chancellor Clemens Delbrueck. In a Iong^Inter view today the vice chancellor' de clares the country cannot be starved out. , Vice Chancellor Delbrueck referred the unanimous determination by representatives of labor, agriculture, commerce, industry and trade on Sep tember 28, of the determination of the German people to see the war through to a successful conclusion and declar ed that this was no bluff, but was justified by the spirit and preparation of the country. #Tbs currency ortete which immediately premed hostili ties was overcome Quickly and com pletely and now there. was an abun dance of circulation monoy Her Delbrueck then declared the loan institutions where funds may be obtained on negotiable securities' abd said no clefs te not without an op portunity of adequate credit. Ac cordingly, be said, there was no uses, sity tor a general moratorium- . "One serious? consequence pf the mobilization." anti ' the vlcbi chanaal lor, "waa,the lack of employment, d?wpite,;thevfa?t that the cst! to <he colors took frota r,.000,000 to QjHHj able bodied mert; from th* industrial field Into the army- The idleness was due to the fact that tho curtailing of industry caused Ideal unemployment. "The provincial emoloymt?t i^an cies then were merged in an imperial emul?yment bureau with the i??ifte dlate result that the Question of em ployment vas solved by putting the man, and Job together. 'fbabor and capital, conservativa, socialist and liberal, and trades un ions have worked hand In hand In the Interest of the fatherland arith the imperial labor bureau. As. an efhV clent intermediary, the bureau haa obtained harvest workers, "??ho are gathering Gormany's protm*?ug har vest. "Unlmnlovment since the outbreak of the war has been steadily decreas ing. At. present all industries sop plying the army are working to their utmost capacity. Our production of anthracite coal is generally meeting the demands of Germany, Austria and several neutral countries. Other in dustries which are natural world mo nopolies, such-ab dye-Btuffa and pot ash are necessary* to neutral countries who. I suppose, will buy them during the ?Var. "I do not doubt' that neutral 'coun tries In their owti interest will en deavor to. create markets for their goods, particularly the' United States for her cotton- Our population''can be starved out na little as cad'our in dustries. Gerfnany poduces almost the whole of her own consumption of breadstuffs and meats " Herr Delbrueck said that the gen eral situation waa due largely to Germany's centralised organisations, economic as well as political "In short/' said he. 'we watch af fairs confidently and placidly, t have been a minister nine yea-s and have a perfect knowledge of the economic and moral powers of my country. I am persuaded that wa ara itt a- po sition to conduct this war, which hss been forced on us, to a successful con clusion, also in an economic sense." Brief Many Points Little Change. ' London, Oct 4.-Tba Antwerp cor respondent of the -Exchange Tele graph, In a message stated Saturday night, says: "No new attacks l as been made on the Belgian front tonight- TU? situ ation/this morning remained tlss same aa Indicated In the offletal coBuitouL cation srve-i out Friday night." Steamer Reported Sank. London, Oct Z-A Lloyd's dispatch from Ostend says the 884 ton Britto h steamer Dawdou, from Hull to Ant werp, ia reported, to have beeb sank last night by a' North Sea min?' Nine men are missing; eight wera taken ta Ostend hy a fishing shack.