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VOLUME ll. NUMBER 92. Weekly, EaUMhhtd 1640; Dally Jan. lt, 1M4, ANDERSON, S. C. THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL29, 1915. PRlCtlwvTxim
GERMANS ONTHEI HAVE DENUDED BELGIUM OF TROOPS IN EFFORT TO HOLD GROUND ALLIES ATTEMPT TO HOLD GROUND No Confirmation of Reported Sur render of Landing Forces in Dardanelles. LONDON, April ?8.-"Our opera tions in conjunction with the French have definitely stopped the German attack." Field Marshall French, com mander in elliot ot the British forces on the continent thus announced the conclusion of another German attempt to break through the allied lines around Ypres and along the Yser ca nal,'which brought about one of the most sanguinary ?battles of the war. This only brings to an end the first phase of the battle), for the allier, must win h?ck the ground lost in the great German sweep. For this pur pose-they are now delivering counter attacks against the German Jines. To hold these lines the Germans have brought up further reinforcements. Belgium, behind them is denuded . of troops. Fighting also continues in the Campaign in the Carpathian:!. Sensational reports that eight thou sand of the alli?s' troops had been driven into the sea on the Gallipoli Peninsular and twelve thousand cap tured, comes from Berlin, but lacks confirmation from other sources. It ia expected operations against Dardanelles will proceed Blowly as the Turks are strongly entrenched. The French have lOBt the cruiser Loon Gambetta, which was torpedoed by the Austrian submarine U-.r>. while leaving the.vAdxtatlc Bee for Malta. Only' a Bmall part of t? e crew were saved, all the officers Including on admiral being drowned. The Italian embassy at Lucidon authorized tue statement that nothing ls known there regarding an Impending change In the i Italian policy. v j Nothing further has been heard of j the German fleet in the Norf h Sea, j andr lt ls contended in official quarters ' here lt has never left the mine fields 1 off Helgoland. Airmen Active. LONDON, April. 28.--There has been marked activity by airmen during the past several days. ? squadron of allied avaitors raided Friedrichshofen today and dropped six bombs On Zep nelln nangara. The* nature of the damage is unknown, French aviators dropped bomba on a mininer of sta tions in Alsace and'Lorraine. A German machine dropped bombs at Nancy, killing three persons. and wounded others. . LONDON. April 28.-Military opera tions of critical Importance are now under way In three distinct field? of action In the European war. In Flandera, Germans are again en D. A. R. CANDIDATES FOR 1917 ANNOUNCE Mrs. Guernsey, of Kansas, and and Mrs. Horton, of Buffalo, for President General. WASHINGTON, April 28.-Mrs. Geo. T. Guernsey of Kansas and Mrs. _ John H. Herten, of Buffalo today formally announced their candidacy - ror president general of the daugh ters of the American Revolution, at the 1917 convention. Mrs. Guernsey waa defeated last week by Mrs. AVm. C. Story of New York. Mrs. Horton lost the election two years ago by forty votes. Both left for their homes thia morning. _[ ROOSEVELT LE AFTER CROSS i REVEALING* SYRACUSE, Ky., April 88.-The croea examination ot Theodore Roose velt, in the William Barnes $50,000 libel suit against him was concluded in tho supreme' court here today after he had been asked obut various Ups he had made and the salary and traveling expenses. that he received while president. One ot the speeches shoot which Roosevelt was questioned WSB made in lats at Hudson Falls. N. Y. In lt. he was reported aa saying that Barnes is "a menace to the state," that he was, a menace before bis election and was u "menace yet." In another speech tao former pr?sident ls qnoted as also TURKS CAPTURED LANDING FORCES AT GALLIPOLI? BERLIN, April 28.-A well authen ticated report reached Herl In this af ternoon -.nyilil' the left wing of tue allies' lauding force on the Ualllpoli Peninsular which C-eneral Liman Von' Mandera, Herman commauder of the Turkish force? reported yester day as holding out, has surrendered to the Turks. LONDON', April 28.-A British war office official statement tonight makes no reference to the reported surren der of allied troops on the Gallipoli Peninsular. AUSTRIAN SUBMARINE SUNK FRENCH CRUISER Leon Gambetto Torpedoed-Part of Crew of 7S0 . Saved. BERLIN, April 2S.-The French armored cruiser Leon Qambetta has been torpedoed by an Austrian sub marine, according to news received by the Overseas News agency. Part of tro crew were saved. The Qambetta dlsplascd 12.41G tons and carried between about 750 officers and ir.cn,. was built In 1903 at a coat of almost $0,000,000. Mews Confirmed. PANIS, April 28.-The ministry of marine today issued a statement con firming tho sinking of - the French cruiser Leon Qambetta and said act occurred Monday 'night at the en trance of Otranto Canal. All the of ficers perished at this posts, and 136 members of the crew of between 600 and 700 were rescued by vessels sen out by the Italian authorities. UTEBMYER TO ASSIST DEFENSE In Biggs' Bank Proceedings Against Government Ofiicials. WASHINGTON. April 28.-Attorney General Gregory announced tonight that Samuel utormyer of. New York had been retained by the department of justice to assist tn the defense of the Injunction proceedings which the Rigg? National iBank brought against Secretary McAdoo, Comptroller of Currency Williams and United States Treasurer Burke. Thc injunction suit will be heard .May 12. Th?? petition charges Williams and McAdoo \vlth conspiracy to wreck tho bank. VILLA READY TO RENEW ATTACK. - Has Thirty-Five Thousand Men and Thousands of Rounds of Ammunition. WASHINGTON, Villa has gathered an army of 35,000 men to attack Obre gon's Carranza forces who defeated him at Celaya, according to his agents hero. They said tonight he baa re ceived thousands of rounds of ammu nition. Tho battle ia expected within a week. The Carranza agency la claiming great successes In the wes tern part of Mexico. Daniels Opposes ta? Plan. WASHINGTON. April 28.-Secre tary of the Navy Daniela went on rec ord last night with a statement op posing combination ot the executive sod legislative brauche? of the gov ernment In a council of national de fense._ AVES STAND EXAMINATION 1ANY SECRETS saying' "afr. B. sad Mr. M." should be In the same party. In it, Roosevelt is also quoted aa quoted aa saying that the one controls New York snd the .other controls Albany. u Roosevelt said that his speech, ss reported was substantial correct and that part of the Ulinga, he believed had been left out, .part had been short ened and Incorrectly reported "I never said Mr. B. and M." roosevelt testified, "I said Mr. Barnes and Mr. Murphy. " After the close ot the cross ; examination, Roosevelt's counsel, John M. Bowers, began the redirect examinations. A Photograph l This photograph proves the Ser bians arc well equipped with artillery fo? tnetr. ffoht with Austria These MISS JANE ADDAMS HEADS PEACE MEETING THE CONGRESS PROTESTS AGAINST HORROR OF PRESENT WAR WANTS SUFFRAGE Women Are United Despite Hat red and Bloodshed Which Fills World. THE HAGUE, April 28.--Miss June Addams of Chicago wa3 today unani mously' chosen chairwoman of thc In ternational Congress of Women herc. The congress adopted resolution? pro < testing against the madness and hor ror of war; opposing thc assumption that women cnn be prelected, under j conditions of modem wnrfure. and recognizing women's responsibility in connection with wars. hut. declaring ther iufluence against wars could bc effective only with equal political rights. ' ? general resolution was a' so-adopted-, declaring women ure united, despite the hatred hud blood shed now filling the world. LIVE TOPICS AT FIRST SESSION Southern Coherence For Educa tion and industry Meets nt Chattanooga. CHATTAN OOO A. Tenn.. April 28. "The secret of success for the South ern Farmer" and "Electric Power ior the Form" were two general, topics for discussion at today's session hore of the Southern Conference for Edu cation and Industry., Sectional conf?rences again preced ed the general meeting today. Dln uer followed, tho general session. John Templo Gravea was tho princi pal speaker. Manning nt Conference. . COLUMBIA. April 2*.-Governor Manning leaves this afternoon for Chattanooga to attend tho annual musting of the conference for educa tion tn tue 3outh. WEST VIRGINIA ENFORCING STAATE PROHIBITION LAWS CHARLESTON; West Va-, April 28. -The state's prohibition laws are be ing rtjldly enforced. The. contents of a freight oar, supposed to be furni ture, and discovered to be- whiskey, ha? been confiscated. Another ship ment called hardware ?as also whis key and waa--confiscated. 'Several arrests were made. . ... f Shows Serbians A) groat guns aro trained on an AUB- I I trian position som? milos off. The 11 guns may have been supplied by the 11 French, for thegr look "?ueh ' like, 11 SEVEN MEM?D FOR " IGREENWOOD MUROER IMPLICATED IN KILLING OF J. C. WHITMAN LAST 0E CEMBER FOUR ARE IN JAIL Coroner's Jury Renders Verdict | After Investigation Lasting Nearly Five Months. Ol YCKNWOOD. April 28.-The coro ner's investigation Into! lao Ueuth of J. C. Whitman, whose throat was cut i on the night of December nth last, closed tills morning when the Jury rca dcred a verdict implicating seven men I lu the murder', These ere Jens Clem, Robert Coffee, Prat'osr Coffee, Zen I.M i rounds, V/. D: Hinton, Jim Robinson. ! and Lee .Medlin. The verdict wen to the offed that "J. C. Wliltman was killed and mur dered lu cold blood." . Of the ?oven men Clent . Hinton and Johuson are in Jail. The Cot/* feo brothers and, lUuiunda ure out on bond. Conner Owen -??i?*ted this uUernoon thu I Medlin would ha-/ar ,rested at once. i Jim Young is being hold ni? un Im portant wituess. . Tho following men composed the Jury: S. II. Pugh .to-ei!i:ui. W. Q. Hill, Wr. B. Hal). H. I). Puckett, li. lt. Wilson and Iii li. Murphy, The seven d?fendants will be trud at the. June term of .???:ierul ?csalpp? court. T JURY TRIAL FOR THAW Judge Hendricks Enjoined From Empanelling Jury For Trial NEW YORK, April 28*-The Ap pellate division of the supreme court toda granted the attorney general's application ' for on alternative writ restraining Supreme Court Justice Hendrick from empanelling a jury' to teat the sanity of Harry Thaw. Ar gument on whether the writ will be made permanent ls set for May V. The state authorities are righting to return Thaw. to iiotteawan and contend that Hendrick was without power to order a ju?*y trial. re Well Equipped those the Pronch use against the 'lennans on the western front of :he war. General Pau, aide to Oeu vrai Joffre, has been Sn Serbia to con ?TIIIIESS?L COMMERCIAL CONGRESS DIVERSIFICATION AND BET TER TREATMENT SMALL FARMERS USE LESS GUANO Thinks Soil of South Doctored Too Long With Commercial Fertilizer. MUSKOCEE. April 28.-Closer re lations between employer and em ploye, crop diversifihcatlbn and more liberal treatment for thc small far mer were urged by speakers at to night's Resslon of the Southern Com mercial congress as essential to tho commercial development of the ,South. Advocating crop diversification. E, J. Watson, conunlsfdoiier of agriculture Tor South Carolina, declared tito South's call has been doctored too long with commercial fertilizer. lt. ll. Elinore, Industrial commis sioner of thc Texas immigration in formation bureau, told delegates that the South otTers a. solution of oc cupational unrest in other section? of thc nutlon. In ndditlon to obtaining immigrants from longer settled parts of the coun try, Mr. Kimon? In lila uddrcss urged the South to "go nftcr Immigrants from Europe when peace ia declared, just as commercial salesmen go after business." The speaker advised legislation In every State In Ibo South thal will eli minate land sharks and protect th? investing home seeker und honest iv; I ?state dealer. "Thc South now In its renalssanco," [.'..clared Mr. Elmore, "but before w . .ittciupt to increase onr family bj 'in migration, we must set our hoiis.) lp arder by bettering r.unitary - condi tions, road and schools." J. A. Wade, commissioner of agri culture for Alabama, said in nn ad dress, that South has been hurt by 'demagogue politicians who encour aged our farmers to believe cotton was king in the financial world and in absolute monopoly to South." Turkish Forts Damaged. LONDON. April 28.-The. DtMy M^ils Athons correspondent, tele graphing Monday, says: "The bom bardment of the inner forts of the Dardanelles, which, began Sunday, continued today arid resulted In heavy damage to the forts." Anil-Tipping Bill Vetoed. MADISON. Wis., April 28.-Tho on ti-tlpping bill was vetoed by Gover nor Phillips today, who declared such a law would interfere wUh personal Iberty. and. therefore, waa unconsti tutional. With Artillery suit thc government about the war. and it is posnlblo the French have as a result supplied tho Serbians with thc aitlllery. _ EI?HTH?NDREOT?F IN RECENTJV1ASSA0BE TURKISH SOLDIERS SAID TO HAVE ATTACKED AMER ICAN MISSION MANY BURNED ALIVE Crucifixion Also Practiced-Rus sian Priests Taken From Missions. NEW VO?JA, April'2S.-Details of thu recent mussacro nf native Chris tians ut Urumish, Persia, by Kurds, was received today by the Presbyter Ian Hoard of Foreign Missions, who ony KOO have been murdered. Two thousand perished fruin disease. It is claimed that sonic of tho attacks were made by Turkish soldiers. Missionaries declared (hut cmclflx lon and tho burning of Christians .live hus been revived. Tho attack In which Turkish soldiers were as sailants, according to reports reach ing the board, was made upon the American mission and French Roman Catholic Mission. It was said that fivi native Russian priests woro tak en from the American mission, lt is not kilowa whether they wore hang ed. Dispensary 1'rbfits. ORANG Ei?i: HG. April L'S.-Accord ing to the figures cnn tain.v in the ad vertisement of the Orange mrg coun ty dispensary for thc first ? t'ureo mouths of l?lfi the net profit of the Institution wa? js '?.21, half of which wont to thc county while tho other half was given tho various towna In which thc dispensaries were located. _ SPARTANB^G IN WILD RACE WON BY Ml SPARTANBURG. April 28.-A race with death to save little 4-year-old Stacey Bishop, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Bishop, 6f Bolling Springs, Was won through the ability of Dr. W. L. Bxelf, physician of Bolling Springs, to corer the distance of eight miles to tho city in ll minutes. Wit ht he lapse of soother minute the. child could dot baye been saved, said the attending physicians at Stcedly hospital, where the operation to re-1 move a grain of parched pop corn from -the wlndrfpe was successfully performed. Tho child waa resting comfortably tfits morning and accord ing to attendants she will recover, if tia complications develop. WELL KNOWN AND ESTEEM ED CITIZEN EXPIRES AF TER BRIEF ILLNESS FUNERAL FRIDAY IN GRACE CHURCH Hour of the Services Will Be An nounced Later--Was in Hit 59th Year. Mr. Robert C. Webb, well Itnown and heh)y esteemed tciUten of Ander don, diutl lust nle'nl at IO injl o'clock ;it lila residence, No. 70? South Mc Ouffle street, after a brief illness, lt was not generally known tj[stf jpr.' Webb wa? ill, and the news ?li bia dentli wilt come as a great shock to his friend!) and acquaintances throughout the community. The fun eral services will he hold ' Frkiay morning, hut an yet tho Hour har, not been fixed. ' A Mr. Webb has been Ul for about' a week, though, fpr . Um. past , several months ito had not been la the' best of health. Only a few days sgp li? was about tho streets of tha-elty at tending to his customary duties. He was born January ir?, 1857, and was. therefore, In his fifty-ninth yeer. Ho leaves a widow and one san,'1 st. ..'larc, a cadet at Clemson Coleje. Harold,*lils other son, died bu? a few weeks ago. Mr. Webb Is'alse-aur vtved by one sister, Mrs. **. C.?Hoyt, of Columbia, and one brother, Mr. Chas. W. Webb, of this city." y Mr. Webb was well knows sjnd highly esteemed throughout the com munity. For years hs wes 2n the m arch andi' a broker* ge ind manu facturing agency business and. gav eled considerably about the country. He thus formed a large acquaintance, and the'announcement of his neath * 111 be received with regret byjhvwjde circle rtffflendV Mr. Webb was sfflllsted with" Episcopal church, and the funeral ser vices ?lili be held there Friday fcorn Ing, at an hour to be announced, (ater, and will be conducted hy the pastor, the Rev. J. H. Glbboney. ? T^f XANY ASK FOR WORK ON ALASKAN RAILWAY SEATTLE, April 2?.-More . than 45,000 applications for work on the government's railroad' project io Alaska have been received, by tbs United States engineering . commis sion herc. Members of the commission said all the positions have been filled and nu more men will be employed st.pres ent.. They said little construction work will be undertaken this. year. FIFTEEN THOUSAND PEOPLE ASK CLEMENCY FOB FRANK ATLANTA, April 18.-An attache of Governor 8Kton'r, office today said more than 15,000 latiera have been received asking clemency. In moat cases, for Leo M. Prank, sentenced to die tor Ute murder of Mary Phsgan, an Atlanta factory giri. AUSTRIANS TAKE TOWN OF BOJ AN '_ , :f Surprised Russians and Nearly Captured General Stat! Russians Fall Back. BERLIN. April , M.-Telegrama from *'zernowitz. the capital of Buko wina, say the Austrians have stormed and captured the town of F?c;un, east of Czernowltz. Bojan is the key to the Ruaxiat which are now thrown back, to the extreme frontier of Bukowina. . The dispatches cay the attack was so ?&r prlslng that Ute Russian general r.'aff barely escaped capture. ImYsici?N WITH DEATH NUTE MARGIN While eating parched com wit other children of the home ths*?tlK girl suffering a severe Choking spell snd begging and fighting for breath ran to her father, who waa out th the yard st the time. Realizing that the child waa in Imminent danger.of se rious consequences he hitched his horse and made a run to the home, of Dr. Euell, two m?l*s distance. With sn examination Dr. Eseil announced that It would be neets??ry to bria? Ute child to a specialist If relief 04*14 be secured. The eight miles to the city ?as covered in Dr. fcsell's car in oates. . ,-,. "?-?jd?