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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 BOTH ARMIES i THEMSELVES ( ON BOTH SIDES MEN HAVE BE FOR TEN DAYS-CONSP1I ABOUT THE DEATH O FERDINAND HAVE (By Associated Press.) German and Austrian troops in Russian Poland are falling back be fore tbe IVusslans but the Germans are pushing their attack in northern Belgium. The German government th IIB summarizes in official statements the situation of its forces in thc two war ZOUCH on which the interest of the world ls centered. The withdrawal in Poland ls before reinforcements in the Russian lines advancing from Ivangorod, Warsaw Novo Georglevskj On the Nieuport-Dlxmude front- in Bolgtam, where for days the Allies have been contesting every inch of; ground tho Germans <iave endeavored to attain to reach their .objective Calais-the German offensive is said by tho French to be moderating. Tho French claim slight gains be tween La Basse and Lens. Elsewhere in Belgium there were no operations worthy cf mention. Of the situation along the Yser riv-;' er the Belgian government said thc German artillery fire bad slackened.' having been "subdued" by guns of the. fleet and that the position of the Al-1 lies had improved. ' The rebel General Christian Beyers, j j who Joined the forces of General . Christian DeWet in revolt against; ; British authority; in South Africa, has , been defeated and rout ad by troops! under General Louis Botha, com-!' m an de r-in-chief in the Union of South ! _Amoa,,, ..??^i^..^,...*:,, - ..^|> ~ Prince Maurice of Battening, cous-, in pf King George, is .dead tn France ? na tba result of wounds received ih 1 battle. Print? Vs.urV? ?????ti.v ^i?!; mentioned In a report of Field Mar shal French for meritorias service in 1 the field.. At Sarajaevo the conspirators who , brought about the death of Archduke ? Francis Ferdinand, heir apparent to tho Au s tro-Hungarian throne,, and , his wife, have bc. n sentenced. Gavrio , Prinzip, the tuan who actually fired , the shots shat killed the archduke i and his wife, received only a 20-year sentence, while four of his co-conspir ators W?B? ipay the deatn penalty. Others among the conspirators were given sentences ranging from three to 20 years. Armand Fallleres, formerly presi dent of France, has expressed the opinion that the war is only begin ning and "that months "and months and months will hs required to over come the miltary power of the ene my." The American commission for thc relief of the distressed in Belgium has forwarded from London ita first consignment ot food. The British government has decided that all relic! stores for the Belgians ' must pass through the American commission. To prevent outgoing cargoes falling into tho hands ot any warring nations Secretary McAdoo has ordered that customs collectors give no informa-: FIGHTING IN MEXICO 180 BEING KUI ACRIMONIOUS, SPEECHES NEA! AGUAS CALI ENTES CON DREW REVOLVERS ANI WILD RUSH 1 (By Associated Press.) VERA CRUZ, OCt 28,-A rising of a portion s?f the garrison at Jalapa last night waa checked, but only after the loss of ISO killed and wounded, ac cording to estimates received by the American at .horitles here. The troop)? at Jalapa, numbering about l,boo. were quartered ta two barracks. Those in one entered the .tracta and began looting and shout ing for Villa. General Manuel Peres, In command of the garrison, met the mutions soldiers with a loyal force. There was street fighting for two hours before tb? mutineers withdrew to the neighboring country. It ts re portad their lota was much larger than thftt of the loyalists. U to feared the rebels viii dat the Iater-Ooaanto Raliway between here and tba capital. Candido Aguilar, &s governor of the Slate, and commander rf forces Juat beyond the American lines, will send support ta General Pe re? should the rakaia gala 1n strength. MEXICO ?ITY, Oct 2?.-Aorlmon-11 JEN WITHOUT SLEEP OR REST IATORS WHO BROUGHT F ARCHDUKE FRANCIS BEEN SENTENCED tion concerning such cargoes until ?0 days after the clearance from ports of the vessels in which they are shipped. LONDON. Oct. 28-In tne battle in Weat Fl and tors, which staci" ned yes terday, came almost to a complete stop today, '"here mnv have been some minor infantry attacks, but dispatch es from points along the Dutch fron tier declare the artillery firing has ceased. These advices, it in believed here to night, were responsible for the report that the Germans bad retired, having given up their attempt to reach the channel ports. The fact is the two armies have fought out temporarily and the Ger mans' first effort to break through the Allies' lines has failed. On both sid es the men had been without sleep or rest for the 10 days of the battle, which was fought over ground which, at best, ls a morass. There is every evidence that the Germans intend to renew their attempt to force their way through* to Dun kirk. They are bringing up fresh men and more ammunition and guns, but at tho same time are taking the precau tion to prepare a second line for de fense should their forward movement again met with defeat. The-new at tempt, lt Is believed, will be made fur ther inland, for the failure of the flsjst one was largely due to bombardment from British and French warships off the coast. . The cessation of hw*TV flvhtlnv Bbems to have, ext end ed along the line, aa far sa Arras. The result of lt ail. la-.that the Germana, while.they have suffered heavy losses and have . in- ' .tt*%d: stellar punishment oa'tis A5 liea, are farther from the French coast than at the beginning'of the hattie. The small' forces ? left to hold the line from the Oise to the Meuse while the greater battle ls proceeding, have ben engaging in night attacks at dif ferent points, the advantage sometim es going to the one and sometimes to the other. It is said that in. one of these night attr Vi near Craonne the yerai ans lost 2,0uo men. Along the Meuse the French are ad vancing slowly between Apermont and lt Mihtel in effort to cut off the Ger mans holding the latter place. The German official report today says the Germans were' forced to withdraw to Poland in the face of Hus alan reinforcements. The Russians claim to bo making progress against the Austrians who advanced through Galicia and attack ed their left wing, and on the East Prussian frontier they also say they lave repulsed the German offensive from that quarter. The greater part of Africa has been Irawn into conflict. It ts reported that 1er mans have invaded Angola, one of Portugal's African possessions; that here has been fighting on thc borders >t the German and Belgian colonies; md that the British and Germans lave been having more skirmishes. Still more serious, however, is the (Continued on. Page 5.) RESULTS IN ,ED AND WOUNDED U.Y PRECIPITATE A RIOT.AT VENTION-DELEGATES > SPECTATORS MAKE TO ESCAPE ous speeches nearly precipitated a lot today at tht Aguas Callentes con rent I on. A number of the delegates drew heir revolvers and spectators In the cattery made a wild rush to escape rora the building. The police, how ler, barred all exits and permitted ibbody to leave. Order eventually was ?stored. v Most .>f tho delegates declared them iclves for the plan of Emiliano Zapata mown aa the ayala plan, In preference 0 the plan of Guadalupe, favored by fenustiano arranxa. MEXICO CITY, Oct. 88.-Zapata orces under General Pacheco attack id San Angel suburb today hut were iriven off by government troops attar wo hours heavy fighting. Heavy Penalty Provided. LONDON. Oct, 88.-tl:? a. m.) 1 Router's Copenhagen despatch say* be. Danish parliament has adopted a dil providing tor a heavy pecalV/ for nerchanfs who fall to abide by their ?-??ers? Intsntiea regarding ?5C?.i te aaded for export, or import. ACCEPT COTTON LOAN FUND PLAN REPLIES REACH TREASURY DEPARTMENT FROM ALL PARTS OF COUNTRY IMMEDIATE RELIEF Business Men Interested in Cotton Can Look for Improvement in Financial Condition*. (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON, Oct. 28.-Replies reached tho treasury department to lay from clearing house associations n various parts of tho countr> ac :epting thc cotton loan fund plan. The federal reserve board, however, loes not expect to be in position to innounce adoption of the plan until ato this week. Little doubt is exnressed here that mn ks and others will agree to contri lute to the fund so that $100,000,000 ?an be subscribed outside the cotton >roducing States. Officials said to ilght that, with tliis fund in opera ion; with more than $53,000,090 in Udrich-Vreeland currency In the louthern banks, and with the federal eservo system about to become effec ive, business, mon interested in cot on or other products could look for inmediato improvement In general fl lanclal conditions. WIU Discuss Plan. KANSAS CITY. Oct. 27.-A special ncoting of thc members ot the Kan ats CAty ?OMI"*?- hOM SJ Tri" tc I icre tomorrow to discuss the plan for aiai'ng a7 $125,000.000 cotton poo" imong the banks of-the country. Auvpt i uiiuii Pool. LITTLE ROCK, ARK.. Oct. 28. rhe Arkansas BankerB Association In easton here tonight adopted a reso ution adopting the proposed $125,000, 00 cotton pool and tentatively pledg ed the $2,000,000 which Arkansas tanka are expected to contribute. Sarller tn the day announcement was nade that the Arkansas banks wouk tot participate in the pool that it waa xplalned tonight that this action waa he result of a misundertsanding of he nlana. Japanese Liner Sank. BERLIN, Oct 28.-(By wireless to livy ville, L, I.)-Tho German cruiser Jinden, according to an official an icuncement issued today, has sunk . big Japanese liner bound for 81nga lore. According to the Italian newspai > tam pa, the German cruisers Emden ind Karlsruhe, up to the present time, ave sunk .38 vessels, sggregating a annage ot 150,000. FHE WAR IS NOW ONLY BEGINNING v ?.President of France Sa; Months Will Be Required to Overcome Enemy. (By Associated Press.) PARIS, Oct. 28.-7:2? p. m.)-The rar la only beginning, ld .the opinion f Armand Fallieres, ex-president ot Yance. In an interview published by he France de Bordeaux today and ran soil t tod from Bordeaux by the lavas agency, M. Fallieres says: "Months and months will be re ulred to overcome the military pow r of the enemy, but this does net roduce discouragement in Franc?, mr country has acquired the new irtue of constancy in effort "We shall certainly be victorious MT> without reckoning onr ar tent pa ri otism ead our Inexhaustible moral nd material resources, we have on ur side, Russia and Great Britain,! rith their strength and tenacity, and ? diglum aa well as Servia, and, final- j r, we possess the moral s upo rt of en Ire humanity which loves the Ideal] t liberty. "The right will not fall and France! ill not perish. Should we sacrifice] ar last man and should we be cont ened to call out our last r?serv?e. I j m ready to go. There ls only one J lotto-absolute confidence." Isua'^ratfoa Iaspeeter Transferred. OTTAWA. Ont. Oct 28.-Malcolm] ?ld of Vancouver ,the immigration ispactor wno bad charge ot opera ons which prevented 400 Hindus rom landing from the steamship Ko ut gata Karn at Vancouver, has been r?nafarr?d to the east Several at ?ropts ts eeaasfllnata Reid hare S?sn sported. HOUSE PASSED SENATE BILL PASSAGE OF MEASURE CAME AFTER DAY OF FILIBUS TERING BY OPPONENTS !N REVISED FORM Members Opposed to It Threaten to Apply DflaSorjy Parliamen tary Tactics. (By Associated Press.) COLUMBIA, 8. C.. Oct. 29.-The South Carolina house of representa tives tonight passed the Senate bill in revised form providing for the is sue of 924.000,000 Worth of State bonds the proceeds lo be loaned on cotton stored in warehouses. The passage of the measure came after a day of filibustering by oppon ents. Members of the house opposed to lt now threaten tp .apply dUrory par liamentary tactics to prevent it reach ing the Senate ip- time for action on the House amendments before Nov ember 7. when the special session of the legislature ends. In case the measure is finally pass ed, it must be'referred to a referen dum vote of the people for final ad option or rejection- The special ses sion of the Legislature was called by Governor Blcaae to consider legisla tion designed to ' relieve the situation in the cotton industry resulting from the closing of European markets by the war. ??L? iS?l? ? H NW wm All Banks That Are Members of New System So Notified by Reserve Board. (t*y Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, Oct 28.-The fed eral reserve board tonight notified all ***T?ir?i that arc members cf the new system that gold or lawful money must bc used In making the transfer of recorve deposits from the present banks to the federal reserve banks. TI is step ls designed to fill the vaults of the twelve reserve banks with money as soon as the Institutions are opened November 16,' and will permit the ready issue of federal reserve notes to member banks. The board announced also that this order would apply to subscriptions to ; be made to the capital stock of re serve banks by member Institutions, the first Installment of which is due November 2. The transfer of reserves will begin after Secrotalry McAdoo formally has announced that the twelve beaks have been opened. The federal reservo board appealed to "the patriotic spirit of all mem ber banks" to do their utmost in facili tating the difficult wa \ of inaugu rating the new system. CARRANZA SENDS PERSONAL APPEAL Protects Against Activities of Georg? C. Carothers-Carran gjj^A^uVa (By Associated Press.) SAN ANTONIO. Texas, Oct 28. Through roberto V. iJesquelra, his accredited diplomatic representative In tho United States, General Ven us tlano Carranca tonight sent a person al appeal to President Wilson and the state department protecting against thc activities of George C. Carothers and alleging undue friendliness of agents of the United States toward General Villa. The statement given out at Constitutionalist headquarters, here ts Carranza? first direct appeal to thia country and saya in parti ' "W* have every feason to believe that the accredited representative ot the American government (George C ^crothers) ls being Influenced by Francisco Villa, alias Dor?te Aranga Th lc ls his true name. He has as es, ned the name of Francisco Villa only for. reasons known to himself. This fact we would like the state de partment and the American publia to know. "Attho^ yery moment that he was (Continued on Page e\> BURIED IN SIX FEETJF SAND TORPEDO BOAT DESTROYER PAULDING MAY NEVER 'FLOAT AGAIN DIVERS GO DOWN Held Fast Between Two Sand Bars and Is Sinking Lower And Lowr.r. (By Associated Press.) NORFOLK, VA.. Oct. 28.-Resisting all efforts mode to float her, today, the torpedo boat destroyer Pauldlng which went ashore In Lynnhaven In ot during a severe gale Tuesday morning/ 1B tonight burled in six feet of sand. Tbo auxiliary cruiser Panther and the naval tug Hercules and Massasoit endeavored to float the stranded craft today, but did not move her any near er deep water. Divers sent down to examine her bottom found that sho waa burled in the sand. Powerful submarine blowpipes and pumps were taken to the scene today by a crew from the navy yard and efforts will be made to blow the sand from around the Pauldlng, with tho hope that she can be floated. Naval men say it will take on unusually high tide to float her. There is considerable doubt ex pressed in marine and naval circles as to the probability of ever float ing the Paulding. She is held fast bct.wctn VOT? ?au ii bur? ?nd ie Binning lower and lower in the- sand. . The' Panther hos a line mode fast to her and pulled on her slightly totfy. tut ii afraid to use much pow ar for fe?r that her frail frame would not stand the strain. A part of the Paulding's crew were taken on board the Panth er today. AU' of the crew will be sent to the receiving ship Franklin while eforts are being mode to float her. When, the torpodo boat Juett was placed in drydock today lt was found that she had lost ono propeller and broken another. The. Burrows was dnmagod almost amidships and had a hole stove in her side above the water line. The Fanning and several other destroyers ?obt ancuOfo h* ute sturm. The Paulding, Cassin, McDougal, Cummings. Drayton. McCsl'., Burrows, Patterson, A mm cn, Trippe, Fanning, Jenkins, Beale and Juett were at an* ebor in Lynnbaven Bay when the storm struc kthem. The wind reach ed a velocity of -70 miles and several of the destroyers lout their anchors. The Pauldlng waa driven steadily to wards the beach. EIGHTEEN HURT; FIVE SERIOUSLY Three Pullmans and Day Coach Derailed Near Huntington, Virginia. (By Associated Press.) HUNTINGTON, W. Va., Oct. SM. Eighteen persons were injured, ave seriously, when three Pullmans and a day coach of a Chesapeake and Ohio Washington to Chicago fast train, were derailed early today ten miles from Huntington. Two Pullmans rolled down a high embank ment, all the injured being in the cars. . The injured were brought here. The most severely hurt were:. > J. H. Blackwood. Huntington, W. Va., three ribs broken; E. T. Morris, Roanoke, Va., head braised, ahoulder cat; P. A. Cross, Indianapolis, back cut, hip bruised; E. P. Turner, Wood stock, R. I., broken noso; E. L. Ed ward?. Pullman conductor, Richmond, scalp wounds; C. E. Schwolkert, Huntington, hands cat; J. C. Carter, Huntington, skull fractured; Miss Hattie G-rubb, Hunting, bruises; Miss Emma Clark. Chicago, body braised ; Mrs. John Spadle, Huntington, several sots in face and shoulder fractured. Will Need 75,000 bales of Cotton a Month (By Associated Presa.) WASHINGTON. Oct, 28.-A m bas Ba lor Gerard cabled today that Ger many would need at least 60,000 sad austria 25,000 bales of cotton a non th. He had bead advised of as surances given hy Great Britain that cargoes of colt/a would not be mo tested when destined to belligerent :onntriee In neutral bottoms and le >ndeavoring io obtain details of ins lemand for cotton tn Germany. IN ABSOLUTE DARKNESS THE MUNITION PARK, PUTTIN ERAL BATTERIES-AL KILLED AND WA (Hy Associ?t ni Press.) PARIS. Oct. '?8.-(11:56 p. m.)- : Officer* returning from the front de scribo a difficult and dangerous task i performed hy thc native troops dur ing the night along the Holglan coast. : In absolute darkness they surprised and destroyed a German ammunition i park, putting out of action several : batteries which had caused great an- i tu yance. All the German sentries were killed and a thicket where thc 1 ammunition wagons were sheltered was burned. The German Unca have been visibly thinned to thc south of Lille and St. Quentin and nlong tho lines of trenches leading to the eastern fron tier, but in tho neighborhood ot Craonne and Berry-au-Bac, on tho 1 Alsne, where G?nerai ' von Kluck IS ' commanding, the German id rc es are in strength. ' It is believed the German troops 1 who captured Antwerp are now mass ed near the Belgian, coast and that they ore assisted by additional dlvi- . slons, which have been brought from the long front where the siege pro gressed so many weeks. A recurrence of the German offen sive was ext>?cred nearv Craonne. where General von Kluck started a sharp diversion to test tbs'strength of the Aides' Unes and was thrown back. Further east, in the Argonne] ACREAGE RED0C1 AGREEDJ PROVIDES FOR ONLY ONE-THJ PLANTED IN COTTON AM FINE OF $25 TO $1001 AGAINST AL Special to The Intelligencer. COLUMBIA, Oct. 28.-A bill provid ing for only one-third of the arable i land to be planted in cotto next year and making violation a fine of : $25 to $100 per acre assessed as a i lien against all the cotton, was agreed on by the committee of free confer- ; ence between the two houses this | morning on the acreage reduction i proposition. The McLaurln warehouse bill was : sent to free conference with Senators i McLauiMn, Ginn and Clifton repre senting the senate. The solons posed on the north steps i of the capitol whilo a local photog- i rapher took a group picture of them, i Gov. Blesse sent in a message ask ing n whole lot of questions about the : bond issue and telling the senate that ALARMED AT GERM/ MASSED ON THE BC A DUTCH ARMY OF MORE TH SCATTERED AT STRATI THE BELGIAN AND GE HOLLAND'S WHEAT (Hy Associated Press.) i F?OSF.N DA AL, Holland, Oct. 28.- ( (Via London, 9:23 p. m.)-Holland, which has felt the pressure of the ? war almost as much as If she were t engaged in lt, ls* particularly alarmed 1 at a report that the Germans are i massing large numbera cf troops on t the eastern border. . A Dutch army cf mor<> than 300,000 ' trained men ls scattered at strategic < points along the Belgian and German t boundaries. Roovendaa*. the prlncl- i pa! troop center, is the only raliway i gate to Belgium that now ls open. The discovery- of a tennis court ? with cement nine feet think on the < property of a German in tbe vicinity fl of Arnhem, and statements that Ger- < man spies have been active near Arn- s hem and at other pointa close to the s German border, have intensified ana- 1 tety. ? The month of the river Scheldt and ail the canals are heavily guarded. A t large garrison *s guarding , the, Flush- to lng dock? and* railway station to pre- 1 vent violation of the neutrality of the s Scheldt The river ia heavily mined s Y DESTROY A GERMAN AM G OUT OF ACTION SEV L GERMAN SENTRIES G?NS BURNED rfbglon und on the frontier, eevero righting continues incesrnntly. Aa the result the French troops are reported to have made constant progress. The Allies' cavalry aro performing marvels of endurance One regiment took part in 10 encounters In a sin gle day. at the same time covering moro than 40 miles of ground. The other detachments are doing equally well. Their orders are to hold the Gormans back and worry them night and day, but they also have developed an offensive movement of tb air own and have succeeded in driving the Germans onto the reserves. Tho Allies' artillerymen have suc cessfully adopted a ruse to prevent tho German aviators r. om discovering the position of their batteries. They keep pilos of brushwood near their guns and when a "German aeroplane Is signalled the brushwood is placed over the guns and the men lie -down beneath lt, or take shelter in the trees until the airman has passed out of sight. Bight French cannon put .18 Ger man three-inch guns ont of action in a half hour between the.Alane and the Oise and prevented tho. Germans from effecting a plan to .cut communi cations. Pripr to this, French and German cavalry fought a, minor action, the Germana being repulsad. RD OF ARABLE LAND TO BE ?D MAKES VIOLATION A PER ACRE ASSESSED L COTTON ?-I:'-';. SSS SvliS. S.... m w*ii?u uiM the governor would veto it. One of. the best executed filibusters lu recent years in the house this morning pre vented final action on the $24,000,000 cotton bond issue bill until tonight. The measure came un In the bouse on third reading this morning after being passed to third reading last night by a vote of 57 to 41. The mi nority opposed to the* bill based their reason for the filibuster on plea that the majority cut off dobate premature ly this morning. The filibuster kept tho house in session with closed doors until 2:15 o'clock today. The house this morning passed over1 the govern? sr's veto the act . empowering the chairmen of. the committees on fi nance and ways and' means to con* (Continued on page 6.) uVTROOPS BEING" IRDER OF HOLLAND AN 300,000 TRAINED MEN IS EGIC POINTS ALONG RMAN BOUNDARIES. ; SUPPLY MEAGRE * md Dutch cruisers and torpedo boa! lestroyera are lying at ita mouth. The horrors of war have been fore-, .d on virtually all Holland cities, owns and country districts by the Belgian refugees, whose number ia low estimated at 800,000. The Dutch government is paying to toe cities 30 :*n?? d?i)y for food for each refugee. The cities bear the other expenses ?onnected with the Influx. In Roos nda?l, Flushing and other ot the maller towns there ara mare ref? teos than inhabitants. Holland's supply of wheat for which' ihe depends on the United States and Sanada, ia growing meagre. It ls aid Great Britain is delaying food largoea to Holland end thara ia much >dverse criticism of this action. Fears ire expressed that famine conditions rill prevail unless the embargo la ai ?ed. The refugees are unwilling to re am to Belgium, although Holland ?es offered them .tree transportation. Ita appearance of ecarlat fever Atong those at Flushing ts causing ome alana.