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VOLUME 1, NUMBER 342. rTeeUy, E.tabUshed i860; D?fljr, Janis, ?1?. ANDERSON, S. C, SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 1, 1914. $5.00 PER ANNUM PRICE FIVE CENTS
WAR DECLARED BETWEEN TURKEY AND RUSSIA RPI Pi MLL.IL.IL According to Official St Germans Have Beer Cross the Right Ba Poland and Fighting Developing-With tl trenched the Allies' Belgium and France lily .\.->.Hut.-<l rw?.) LONDON. Dec. 19.-It ls believed TJorlln's cold ration of a. great German victory in Toland* possibly waa prema turo. All thnt German headquarters saya nf tho butt lo there In today's re port la That the pursuit of the enemy eontlnuea. Tho Hussion official report tonight sayu engagement* on tho left bank o? tho Vistula hav.j been nothing more than -outpost affaira. In these the Rus sians would seem to have been engag ed in holding the Germans while the Russian rodin force waa forming along the Bzura river, where a battle ia be ginning to develop, apd the German attack la aald to havo been repulsed. AB waa expected thc Germana at tempted to cross the Vistula in an en deavor to outflank the Russians, but this was fraust rated by thc- Russian urtillery and by the seizure of the pon toon bridges. Despite the desperate work facing them in North Poland, tho Russians continue, operations in East Prussia and against Cracow, while in western Galicia they are ta'.ng positions along tho Dounaetz river in an at tempt to atop the advance of the Aus tro-German forces. Part of the Przemyal garrison had made a sortie In force in an attempt to open the railway to the sou th west, and ls giving battle to the Russian besieging army. With the German5; strongly en trenched and the ground lu had con dition, the Allies'.offensive movement in Helglum and Franco is making slow progress. At several points.- how ever, tho French official records tho CARRIES $15,000 SPECIAL FUND Appropriation Bill Carrier Fund For U. S. Military Observer in Europe. (Dy Auriieiat?d Pifrv.i WASHINGTON. Dec. 10.-The array appropriation bill, aggregdtlng $101, 0GO.000. agreed upon today by the house military committee, carried a special Tund of $ir?,000 for I'nlted States military observers in Europe. Thc bill closely follows the wai department's estimate "We gave them practically all they asked for,' said' Chairman Hay, referring to. ap propri?tiona for ammunition nnd oth er materials for defense. Increase of 2~? regiments in thc regular army waa proposed by a bil! introduced by Representative An thony. It would'authorize tho organ ization of five additional regiments oi urtillery. five of cavalry and ir? of In fantry and Would repool the la? 1 Hutting tho array to 100.000 mon. Appropriations of $400.000 for avia tion and $.">0,0000 fdr armored auto mobiles in view of the uso of the lat ter In the European war are included In the bill. -". Villa Forces Go Over to Carranza (g? Ascrvchted Prc?) ' LAREDO. Texas, Dec 19.--General Pablo Gonzalos hag reached the Pan uco oil field district, with 10,00c troops, prepared for an . offensiv? campaign against Villa forcea al Tampico, according to a dispatch re ceived here today. The sarme message asserted Carran aa troops had captured Parras, ? small town near Torre?n, and con firmed reports that Villa forces at Sat Luis Potosi had gone over to Carran sa* v Amendment to Except Proposed Literacy Tesl ft*?- A?*vtnf<*j Press ) - WASHINGTON, Dec. 19.-Ac amendaient to the Immigration bill to except from the proposed literacy test for tho next five years Belgian* r.eeklng a home in the United State* was introduced today by Senator Wil liams. No action was taken. Senator Stone had spoken for raak lng an exception 16 favor of those per scented for race as well aa for re ligious persecution showed possession ot a high moral fibre, while the sank could not bo said of one "?tersecutet for race. Senator William', d?clar?e Senator Stone'fi proposal would ad mit a flood..of ignorance. IN VICTORY :n PRPMATIIRF .U I IILUIIIIUIIL. atement From Petrograd i Repulsed in Attempt to uk of Vistula River in in Bzura River District ie Germans Strongly En? Offensive Movement in is. Making Slow Progress, capture of G< u ian trenches. The of fensive ls being pushed with consider able force in Flanders and from Hie liclgiaj larder.south to the River, Oise, where thc line turns eastward. The Germans keep up violent coun ter attacks, and by these and the use ol' mines, in some cunen have prevoirt ed the Allies from following up their ud vant age. Similar tactics are being adopted by both sidon ulong the reBt of the front with gains and louses In fractions of miles. The Allies have brought up an i enormous weight ot artillery which they are u?lng to clear the way for the infantry. I A message from Antwerp to tho ' Amsterdam Telegraaf assert* that the Germuns, preparing for a possible .re tirement, are constructing u line of defense across Belgium from the Scheldt along the Dendre River to | j Maubeuge on the French frontier. ' 'This, if true, might be r* 'ered only a .measure of precauth" I The German cruisers ". raided the east coast of Englunu ved a large mine held. In addltiou o the I three steamers previously reported aa ' having boen destroyed, a mine sweep I er, clearing the seas, was blown up I today, and it in reported two other ves at'a met a like fate. This occurred while the funerals of the victims of the bombardment ut Scarborough and the Hartlepools were being held. While the motor section of the South African defense force ls gath ering in the remainder of the scat tered rebels, the main army is form ing on the German So ut ii African J frontier where the advance guards are in touch. j I REP. WYATT AIKEN I BUYS AT HOME i ; Appears at Washington Church i in "Jeans" Suit Tailored in I Abbeville. I The intelligencer Bureau... Tho?. H. Daniel, Mgr. j WASHINGTON. Dec. 19.-Repre sentative Wyatt Aiken of Abbeville. 1 j who makes it a point to buy every I j thing that he needs from South Caro I lina merchants, as far as possible, 'ilma j gone a step further in the patron iji/.ing of home products. He appeared ' ; st Mount Vernon Place church Sun , day morning, wearing an all-wool "jeans" suit of clothes, tailored by an , Abbeville concorn, from cloth woven > by members of the well-known Nich II olson family, residing on White . ? creek, in Oconee. on ono of the now ; practically extinct -"hand loemis" that were common a good many years be ? fore Mr. Aiken was born. This jeans suit had the appearance of a 'swell" gray suit, ?nd Mr. Aiken - declares that, until within the past ' few days'when the thermometer in - Washington bas been flirting with the 1 10-degrce mark, ho has fou??* lt necessary to get out of doors to ketn cool while wearing ih? "all wool and a yard wide" goods spun from Oconee wool and woven by Ocglice ladles. . Former r. 8. Treasurer Dead. KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 19.-Lee McClung, former treasurer of the I United States, died lstc today in a ' ' hospital in London, after a three > months* /lines of typhoid fever. Rel-! > olives hero received Information of' t. hie death from his brother, C. M. Mc . 1 Clung. Crowd Cheers King?. i 'LQNDON, Dec. 20,-(3:05 a. ra.) - ? Reuter dispatch from Malino. Swed I en, describes an enthusiastic demon ? stratton in honor of the kings of Nor way and Sweden, who have been con ferring there. A huge crowd cheered the kings on their departure. : $150,000 Bequeathed .'^ Harvard University I NEW YORK, Doc. 19.-Public be r questa of nearly a half million dollars <?- were made In the will of the late . Anna Palmer Draper, widow of Prof. ? Henry Draper, of Harvard University, made public today. The will disposes . of an catat? estimated at more than - SI,000.000. Hnrvard University ls left ? ?150.000. . i Tho New York public library ls left ? 150.000 In trust for the benefit of 11 I briary employes; and John S. Billings, I former ty a director of the library, ls - left ?200.000, In trust for the purchase of books for the' library. Boys Called to Join the German Arr Tho Gorman Government ha? JUBI i mr Information of that kind ia no collod out the claas o? 1915 to Join ! longer given ou: in Germany. But boya ,_ ,_"_ mi.AV "."_" "...,.",,. K. in the south of Germany-: the des in the war. They were requiredI to h. nmklng ^ announpement report to the army headquarter*! Doo. | ,.omc.a from p^rne Ly way. of Italy 15. How many of these ia not known. I were notified. This photograph shows Police Arrest Seven Young Men in* Early Morning Raid One Said to Have Escaped After Standing Officer Off With Gun-Others Put Up Bond. At '? o'clock Sunday morning a oorpu of patrolmen surprised and ar reitett seven well-known young white mun of the city on charges, of gamb ling. Six of thu crowd were .carried j to the police station, where each gave j bond In the .sum-of %ZU for lils? ap pearance in recorder's court Monday at'noon. ? Tb* soventh party placed under arrest made his escape, it. is said, by'a ruse which he worked on Patrolman Marcus M. Pujyic. Stood Oificer Off. According to the patrolman, tills party objected to being marched up the street to the police station and re quested that he bc allowed to glvt* cash bond on thc spot. 1 hiving known the young mun since childhood dara,-the officer said, bc assented to his request and repaired to thc Hine Ride ' PJttllroad bridge on Peonies street, where the two paused for the bond to be given over. Instead of thc party under arreat handing over thc I cash, the patrolman states, he drew a pistol and.thrust it into thc officer's ? face, during him to move n muscl?. The party tin-ii backed off, keeping the officer covered with tho pistol in thc meanwhile, until he had reached . a distance where he could furn and flee. .j_._ Places Ban on Liquor Drinking When tho party turned, thc pitrolninn staten, he drew his own pistol and C:-ed fiyo shots at the fleeting form. The officer was not certain whether any of the bullets look effect in thc, man's body. The firing ?if the shots was heard distinctly np town and aroused considerable Interest. Arrest lng Officer!*. The earps ?r policemen making the arrest consisted of PrVfhtes niscill. Clamp. Sanders. Payne. Stewart. Whitten. Foster and Freeinnn. The of ficers had suspected that gambling was going ol? hi a building on West Karie street ?ned hy thc Palmetto Rifles as an armory. Early till.? morning the Offlcejhf took a ladder frort) the tire department hemlqua t crn and carried it to the building, for thc purpose of mounting to the win dow? and obtaining evidence ns to what (hey believed was going on in side. This particular ladder did not mool the requirement* of tho occasion. BO the officers teemed another from a nearby place and ascended to the window. Here, it is ulleged. they obtained a view of thc young men "ahootiug craps." The raid on the hall follow ed Immediately, with tbr? results al ready noted. Federal Reserve Board an Independent Body (By A M ori (Irrt PIM? ) ANN ARBOFr, Mich., Dec. 19..-By affirming conviction of Lawrence Damm, an Ann Abor saloonkeeper found- guilty of selling liquor to Uni versity of Michigan students, the State supreme court today placed the ban on under graduate liquor drink ing. T . I "Tho Pta tutu forbids sale of liquor to any student In attendance at any public or private institution of learn lng,* said Justice Ostrander. Tufen Soldiers Hone. WASHINGTON, Dec. 19.-Senator I Works, 'Of California, introduced a bill today proposing that the home for Union soldiers' at Johnson City. Tenn,, be converted Into"'an institution for Confederate- veterans; that a branch be established in Washington. D. C., and that $900,000 be appropriated an nually to assist existing Confederate home?. "* ' German Position!? Heavily Shelled. DOVER,' via London, Dec $0.-Ger ?mau positions between Nieuport and Middelkerke were heavily shelled by Itrltish warships carly Saturday. It ts said tee Germans replied at .-one point with 12-Inch naval guns.. , Capture Low lex. l'0S8>j, German army \Hoadquar tera In - the East, December 20.-Field Marana* von Hindenburg's army took LoWics todi),- after heavy fighting for several 'days and compelled the farth er retirement ot the Russian lines. (By A.?*>ciat>! Prcii.1 WASHINGTON. Dec. 19.-The fed eral reserve board la an Independent government body and not under Juris diction of tho treasury or an/ other department, according to an' opinion announced tonight br Attorney Gen oral Gregor?* The ruling settles a question much discussed in official circles. The hoard will have such a status as the Interstate commerce commission and will be regarded aa.a coordinate part of the government. Owns (Twa Training Camps. NEW YORK, Dec. 19.-The New York National League club today be came the 'first baseball club to own its own training camp when it receiv ed a deed from the city of Marlin, Texas, giving full title to Emerson Pars there, where the Clan ts have done their spring work since 1908. ? 000000000000000000 . ? o o Warning to Joh Huniers. o o-. SACRAMENTO. Cai. Dec. 19. o o -"If you are looking for a Job, o o don't come to California." q o Thia warning was issued hero o o today by the California commis- o o sion on immigration and housing, o o which aftci an investigation has o o fouud there are in California o o thousands more men than Jobs, o a Plana have been completed for ?o ? registration of unemployed and o o und it is announced that Califor- o o nlans will be given preference, o . * o eeeoooon ? oooooooooc*"' thc youth of some ut those who must prepare to fight. While the class is i;uppoHed to he made up of tbo?e twenty years of a KO, the picture indi* cutes that some 01 them aie coustue.r ibly younger. PEACEFUL SOLUTION OF DIFFIGULTIES With Mexican Factions Predicted by American Consular Agent Carothers. (Hy A-wwntwl Pre*-) WASHINGTON, Dec. 1?.- Peaceful solution of dlfflc'ilticH with Mcxlcian faction? across the border ' from Naco, Arie., was predicted by Ameri can t'oiiRulur Agent Carcthers in a message to the State department to day after a conference with the May torcna leaders. It was learned today that General Bliss, commanding the American I bolder patrol, has recommeuded to Secretary Garrison a plan for settle ment of the situation. Thc plan wus not made public. General Scott, chief of staff, who was sent 'to the border to take "bargo of the situation, was expected to reach Naco tonight. He will confer with General Ulla? and lt ls thought probuble Secretary Gar rison will make no recommendations to the president until he learned th?' results of that conference and has re ceived General Scott's report. Frank Denied Writ of Habeas Corpus (liv Atto&uted Pro* 1 ATLANTA. Gu.. Dec. 19.-Up M. Frank, condemned tn be hanged Jan uary 22 next for the murder here in April, 19 Bl, of Mary Phagan, today was refused a writ of habeas corpus by Fedora! Judge W. T. Newman here today. A motion was Immediately made by Frank's attorneys, requesting an appeal from today's decision to the United States supreme court and Judgo Nowmau announced he would glv^ a decision on this motton Mon day. Arrange Meetings to Commemorate Hanging (Ry Associated Trete.) CILA8SO, Switzerland. Dec. 19. (via Paris, 3:?r>5 p. m.)-More than f>00 meetings throughout Italy have been arranged for tomorrow to cotn mer lorate the anlversay of the hang ing of the soldier Overdank, who paid the death penalty on December 20, 1SS2, for attempting to assassinate Emperor Francis Joseph, of Austria. The Italian government is taking ex traordinary measures to suppress an ti- Ausrtian demonstrations.K ( leary Acquitted. NEW .CITY. N. Y., Der. 19.-Wil liam V. Cleary, town clerk of Haver straw and Democratic leader in Rock land county, was acquitted by a Jury in supreme court here tonight of the rhargo of murder in the first degree on which he was tried for kiflrng Bilgen* M. Newman, his son-in-law. Gntrrnuienf Loan Arranged. ROME. Dec. 19.-A, government Joan of J200,000,000 at 5 1-2 per cent has been arranged for. Tho loan, will bc ISSUM) Jr.r.uary 1. i?t?, and will ex tend over a period of 25 yeera EXCHANGE CH IO PERS Bitter Debate End? in ] The House-Statemen That Railroad Inflw Shift Democratic Vot pressman Heflin as Fi sentative Ragsdale, o Repudiates Charge. WASHINGTON, life, ll?.-After two days of hot words which culminated today in exchange of Invitations 'o pomonal combat between Heprei mta tives Hellln, of Alabama, and Moon, ol Tennessee, tho bouse adopted a special rule to consider legislation for re forms demanded by the postofllce de partment in connection with Ute an nual postal appropriation bill. A defection of Detnocruts from the lenders yesterday defeated a similar rule, which provided for consideration of amendments decreasing postmast ers' salaries, elimination of assistant postmasters, experimental substitu tion of contract service for the rural delivery service, increased salaries for rural carriers, changes in the comiKMisatlon paid railroads for car rying the mailn and other reorganiza tion plans of the department. Tho rule was passed late today with the provisions for cutting post masters' salaries, abolishing assist ant postmasters and the rural service substitution scheme eliminated. " A speech bv Representative Moon after defeat of tba original rule, tn which he intimated that some "rail road influence" had operated to shift Democratic votes, caused a bitter de bate today. Representative Hellln denounced Mr. Moon'? statement UH "false nnd untrue." Mr. Moon chal lenged bim to make the sume com ment off the floor of the house and Mr. Hellin expressed his willingness to do so. Tho two represei tatlves were advancing threateningly toward Substantial Bequeaths to Baptist Institutions in?- Awvtflat+d I'tr-*.) ?SCOTLAND NECK. N. C.. Dee. 19. -One hundred and thirty-five thous and dollars was bequeathed to various Daptist institutions in North Caro lina by thc will of Noah DlggH, a prom inent business man of this place, who died here on Monday. The will, which was probated yesterday, dis posed of au estate valued at $250.000. The sums bequeathed to the clpir-h organizations arc to be used for aid ing in church work und festering edu cation, according to the will. The be quests follow: -Thomasvllle Baptist orphanage. $95.000; Meredith College. Raleigh. $20,000; Wake Korest College. Wake Forest. N. C.. $5,000 and Baptist State convention, $15.000. Russian LOK* Knormous. LONDON, Dec. 20-12:49 a. m.-A Berlin wireless says advice? from Vi enna to main headquarters declare that in thc battle of Llmsnowa tho Austrian troops routed the Russians, of whom western Galicia IB now clear. Tho Austro-Ilungarian army made 20.000 prisoners, it ls claimed "The Ruusltn loss was enormous," the dispatches add. "and the pursuit is everywhere being followed up." Petition for InjuncMon. CLEVELAND, Dec. 19.-John D. Rockefeller, through counsel today flied In federal court a petition for an Injunction to restrain County Treas urer O'Brien from collecting taxes on $311,046.337 assessment placed on Rockefeller's holdings by the Cuya hoga County tax commission. Mr. Rockefeller declaras he ls a resident of New York State, that he maintains a residence there and performs* all the functions of a citizen of that Sti^e. SaVOOO Russians Captured. THE HAGUE, via London, Dec. 20.-(12:20 a. m.)-The total num ber of Russians captured by Austro H?ngarians In Gallcia in the last few day:, is reported In Vienna dispatches at 33.000. After tho fighting at Llmanowa 26,000 Russians were cap tured. lt is asserted that tho number ot Russians killed is larger, 1,200 dead being found at Llmanowa alone. Cotton Mills to Run 24 Hours a Day (Hy AModstwl Prr?!?.) LOWELL, Mass., Dec. 19.-The ma chinery of the Tremont and Suffolk Cotton mills will be run 24 hours a day beginning Monday, according to announcement today. Four hundred extra- employes will be hired. Antici pated demand for fabrics early in tba coming yeai' ls given aa the reason for tbe Increase in production. Near-Fight on Floor of X of Representative Moon mee Had Operated to es Denounced by Con cise and Untrue-Repre >f South Carolina, Also each other when halt u doten mem bers stepped In between them. "I denounce. the statement of the Kcntlcman ah abaolutely untrue," de clared Representative Heflin', refer ring to Mr. Moon's statement that Ueniocrata who voted against the rule had "betrayed the Democratic presi dent, the Democratic poatmanter gen eral, the Democratic rulea commit - teo, and the Democratic postoflico committee." "You don't dare soy that to me ex cept on this Moor," shouted Mr. Moon, striding tu wa rd tho Alabama repre- ? sentative. "I nm willing to say anything out side that I vould say to you here," retorted milln, and he started to meet Chairman Moon. F.?-presejitntlve Clark, of Florida; Tr ibbie, of Georgia; Stanley, oi Ken tucky, and MoKellar, of Tennessee, stepped between them and order soon was restored. Representative Moon said he . had no apologies to make for his speech criticising Democrats who opposed the rule. He said ho did not charge corruption against anyone "But the circumstances of that; vote," he aald, "left the Impression ' that there was some Influence at work that prevented tho adoption of this rule, requested by the adminis trai ion. Waa lt the Influence of'post- . masters, or rural carriers or of the railroads?" Representative Heflin* de*htrWr--**mr railroad "had Influenced hini?" and de clared Representative Moon's crlti ( Cont inned on Page Kigfrt) W. & A. PASSENGER TRAIN DERAILED Two Trainmen Killed ?nd Four Others With at Number of Passengers Injured. (Hy Aitaor'mtcfi Pifa?.) CARTER3VILLE. Ga.. Dec. 10. Two trainmen were killed and four others und a number of passengers were injured, some seriously, when a Western Ai Atlantic passenger train was derailed today near here. The dead aro Firemen V. H. Entrlonn and F. W. ?PH. both of Atlanta. Ga. The locomotive and Ave coaches left the track and rolled down a 75 foot embankment. Many of the In jured were brought here on a special train and ir, of the more seriously hurt .were sent to hpapltala. Offlclala ot the road tay the cause of th? wreck bsa not been establish ed. Recover a Portion. of Stolen Money (Oy AsjocUtied Ftc-?.) CINCINNATI. Dec. 1?.-Eight thousand, one hundred and sixty dol lars of the $12,660 obtained by Frank G. Hohl, the automobile bandit killed after h la raid on two banks last Thursday, was recovered by detec tives hore late today. The remaining $ t.r.oo ia believed to have been malled by Hohl to P. C. Wright, Louisville. Ky. All efforts to locate thia package however, have proved fruitless. Congressmen 111 in Washington (By A ?nodat?1 V.rm.) WASHINGTON, Doa 19.-A trio of congressmen are Ul at Providence hospital here. Representative , Em mett Wilson, of Florida, la in a a?r ions condition from uraemic poison ing and bia condition became so crit ical that his two brothers at Pensaco la hurried here. He improved, slight ly today. Representative Brumbaugh of Ohio, is ill of what is believed to he appen dicitis. Representativo Godwin, of North Carolina, ls suffering from gall atones. Surrounding Carra asa Troops. DOUGLAS. Arts.. Dec. 1!?.-VIITgw troops which defeated a Carrants force at Fronteras and Oma several days ago were reported today to Tte surrounding .Agua Prletn. held by Carranza troops. Two bridges OD tho Nacoxari Railroad. HO mlle? south of here, were burned by the advancing troops two days ago.