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VOLUME II. NUMBER 9S. *?*Ir, Ertaatlahed 18*30; Daily Jam. IS, 1911. ANDERSON. S. C. SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 2, 1915. PRICE FIVE CENTS GERMANS ASSUME OFFENSIVE ON BOTH LAND AND SEA _. ? . - TWO STEAMERS AND SEVERAL OTHERS SOI SUBMARINES AGAIN ACTIVE IN TRADE ROUTES ON WEST COAST OF ENGLAND INCREASE NUMBER SUBMARINES TO FIGHT BLOCKADE British Admiralty Claims to Have " New Method For Dealing With Hostile Sub marines. LONDON. Ma 1.-German aub ruaiit:'. v.i i ich have confined them selves to the North Sea where thoy have sunk several trawlers, "have again appeared on thc trade routes off the west coast of Ireland and England. They have caught two victims. These are tho Dritiah steamer'Edale and the Russian steamer Svorono. Both ot tho crews wore saved. This, with the warning to Americans traveling on trans-Atlantic linea leads to the be lief that the Germans will attempt, with a greater number of submarines, to combat the British blockade. Brit ish .papera say the admiralty has found a method .>?? dealing with the. Hubmarlrica. Tho "peuple are aWaftlng the result with interest. England ia calm in the face of tho Zeppelin raids, the submarine attack and the Dunkirk bombardment. Comparative quiet prevails on the weetara Iront. The French offen3lvo continues bet ".vc cn ti;;; "cu ar.;l Moselle rivers. The Germans claim they have repulsed all attacks there. The Germans are reported raiding tho F.mssian Baltic . Provinces. The ex tent of the raid ls unknown. The Rus aans are confident they will handle lt. Fighting is renewed on the cast Prussian frontier and also In central Poland. Russians and Austrians are again contending for Uzsok Pass In the Carpathians. It ts expected thc Germans will soon undertake a big of fensive on the Eastern front. Athens dispatches Bay the allied fleet baa resumed the Dardanelles bombardment, but this isn't confirm ed. Definite results aro expected soon, according to th.-? French minis ter of marine. LONDON. May 1.-iAn Athens dis patch saya the allied fleet is violently bombarding Nagara. The forts did not reply. Thc Turks can't reach the Asiatic ahore on account of thc al lies' indirect fire. The Turks are now concentrated around Maidoa. CAPETOWN, May 1.-An official statement describing South African operations ssys . General Mackenzies' mounted force, which was designated to cut off tho Germans, inflicted a Berloua defeat on them near Gibeon, destroying tbs railway north of Oib eon. The union forcea captured a whole railway train many transport wagons, much livestock, two finid guns, several maxims and many pris oners. .The remnant of thc Germana escaped on the rough ground whloh hampered tho calvary. -Warning Dont Affect Travel. j , NEW YORK, May 1-Tho largest humbAr of trans-Atlantic travelers to ; leave New York lu ningle day thia . spring had booked passage at six big linera leaving port today. It was estimated. that more than 3,000 per sona had reserved sailing. Apparent ly the German earning pul.'.'shed in Untied State? '.ods-*' had no effect on the traveling public BARNES LIBEL SUIT FAR FROM AN END SYRACUSE, if. T.. May 1.-Counsel for both William ?ames and Theo dore Roosevelt were engaged today In preparing - evidence for presenta tion in supremo court hero next week when the trial of Barnes* $50,000 llt bel suit will be resumed. WitaesaeB on Mohdav will tell about the printing situation in the -Albany State capital. Attorney on ? both sides today said lt wilt be lm ? possible to complete the presentation testimony before some tints week after next. French Sold Tills reroarkuble photograph of an j actual scene was recently taken after . tho French were defeated in a charge I in northern France oai a position of ATTRACTS ATTENTION WILL BE WATCHED WITH IN TEREST BY U. S. OFFI CIALS OBREGON ADVANCE Villa Ready For Attack-Presi dent's Representative Sails From Vera Cruz. WASHINGTON. May 1.-Prospects of un impending hattie near Aguas Calientes between General Villu's troops and the forces of General Ob regon, the Carranza commander, at tracted considerable attention in offi cial circles today, for upon Its out come may decide the contort between the two Mexican leaders. Official advices .said Obregon is advancing rapidly from Celaya to ward Aguas Calientes with strong force, while Villa has gathered there a force of about 3G.O00, together with large amount of ammunition. Villa's agents here claim he is nearly ready to engage Obregon's forces. Duval West. President Wilson's personal representative to Mexico, ls reported to have sailed from Vera Crus yesterday for the United States. Administration officials await in terestedly the return of Duval West, the president's personal envoy to Mextco, who sailed'from Vera Cruz, today. West personally interviewed Gen. Carranza, Villa, Z?pata and many of their supporters. United States of ficials ere much interested in his re port. WON'T SERVE ON A BRITISH SHIP Judge Speer Upholds Rights of German Sailors to Quit Enemy's Service. SAVANNAH, May 1.-Federal Judge Speer today held that a sailor who was serving on board a merchantman whose country waa at war with his. bad a legal right to leave the enemy vessel. Kniest Kamper, a German sub ject, waa awarded a judgment for $G0 wage* against the British Steam ship, Egyptians, which he left here last September; Judge Speer said the treaty be tween the United States and Great Britain relative to deserting seamen did not contemplate tho condition of nations being at war. He held lt -was a question of Hamper being a traitor, to his own country of deserting au enemy ship. Hers Dead In Frc the German?, lt shows the dead French in Trout of the first line of trenches lu which the soldiers who escaped have taken refuge. ! AN?IHER mm~' ISSUED BY GERMANY OFFICIAL NOTICE PUBLISHED THROUGHTOUT THE UNITED STATES IS ONLY A REMINDER That Ships Flying Flags of Ger man Enemies Do So at Their Peril. WASHINGTON, May 1.-In an of ficial notice published by the German embassy in %very important city of the United States, Americans are giv en renewed warning that if they trav el on ships, flying the flags of Ger many'a enemies they do so at their own risk. While the notice ts regarded among officials and diplomatists here as noth ing more than a reiteration of Ger many's warning first given when the war zone about British Isles was announced, was much Interest In whether lt foreshadowed increased activity of German submarines or possibly had to with movements of the German fleet, recently reported curialng tn the North Sea. i Embassy officials said so far they know today's notice is intended morely to remaind neutral travelers of their danger. Thuy r, lid. however, that in giving notice they bad acted m accordance' with general Instruc tions from the German foreign of fice. HAIL STORM IN SOUTH GEORGIA Worst in Thirty Years-Kill? Chickens, Ruins Gardens and Other Damage Done. Mk cen. May 1.-Towna south of here tonight report the neverest hall storm In thirty years. It hailed ten min ut?e in Pulaski county. Chickens ?vere killed, trees stripped, windows broken, and gardens ruined. The crop damage is tittostlmated. The etorm ts Jtovlng to tho northwest. Hermann In Trouble. V4NCM}lJV"ER. lt. C.. April 30.-* Fo \r prominent German resident? of Vancouver were arrested yesterday, charged with taking part tut Sunday night with a number of other Ger mana IQ n celebration o' the German victory over Canadian troop? at Vprea. mt of Trenches A _M? mmm?mmmm&; s mern The French had worked their way to the trench la which they are peen, a Iront trench : without broatworka. From that they ?barged on tho Ger MIS ?M REVIVAL MEETING REV. J. W. SPEAJO BACK AF TER TWO WEEKS STAY IN BELTON MANY ACCESSIONS To Various Churches as a Result of Meeting-At Seneca Next. Rev. John W. Spe?kc, pastor of the St. John's Methodist church of this city returuc' home Saturday after a two weeks stay in Helton, where lie wns engaged in conducting a revival. This revival wus a splendid one, and there were more than 100 accessions to churches of different dcnomlatlona as a result of lt. Not long ago the Anderson district of the Methodist church purchased a large tent, and this has been In con stant usc since, its purchase. It is moved from town to town, and meet ings are conducted id it. The next move w>:l be to Seneca, whero Rev. J. T. Bailey of Spa .-tanbury Will con duct a revival. Mr. Speake ? will preach at S . Johns today at the usual hours, h says that he has had a yory succer' ful stay in Belton arid is delight J with the fact that 60 of the 100 con verts will be In the Methodist church. NEW COAST ??CARD CUTTERS LAUNCHED YESTERDAY NEWPORT NEW8, Ya., May 1.-The coast guard cutters Osslprc and Tallapoosa were launched here today. Miss itally Fleming McAdoo, eleven year old daughter of the secretary of treasury was sponsor for the Osstpoe; Miss Mabel Hartwell, daughter of H. T Hartwell of Mobile for tho TUa poosa. The Osslpee cost $2,250,f?00, and the Tallapoosa $2.250,000. The Talla poosa replaces the old cutter Winona with headquarters at Mobile. The Osslpee replaces the Woodbury at Porltand, Maine. SUBMARINE GETS RUSSIAN STEAMER LONDON. May 1.-The Russian 2, 000 ton steamship Svorona. bearing Welsh coal to Archangel, a Russian port on' tbo White Sea, waa torpedo ed, and sunk by a German submarine believed by U-23 or. Friday at noon near Blasket Isb^s on the west coast of Ireland. Tao Svoronoe's crew of 24 barely had time to Uko boats. All were rescued by patrol boats. [Her An Unsucce man position. The fire was too hot for them und they hud to fall back. Several men failed to reach the pro tection of the trench and they fell, lLLlS??6E SIATE INSANE ASYLUM ISSUES STATEMENT ON PROP ER CARE OF UNFOR TUNATE INMATES WILLIAMS' PAY $6,000 State Will Have to Borrow $3, 000 on Governor's En dorsement. COLUMBIA. May L-Dr. IL F. Williams today succeeded Dr. T. J. Strait as superintendent of thc Slate Hospital for the Insane. In a Dtate ment announcing lila appointment of Di*. William?, Governo- manning anio: "I regard the pro.. caro of the 1, 700 unfortunates o. the usylum an the largest work of our State. Humani ty to man demands lt." Dr. Williams will be paid a salary of f?.000 a year, $3,000 nf which ia provided for by appropriation and the remaining $3,000 will he borrowed on the personal endorsement of the gov e mor. Dr. Strait will return to his home at Lancaster. He said that he would probably enter politics next year In order to tell thc people what hu has done for the asylum and of thc treat ment he recolved from the present state administration. He predicted that th* -c would b ca political up heaval in I'.Mi; and that the asylum would be the storm center of the cam paign . WILSON ATTENDS CHRISTENING WUl Be One of Baby Sayre's Godfathers--Only Fam ily to Attend. WILLIAMSTON. Mass.. May L Woodrow Wilson laid ualdo all official cares here today, and was morely the grandfather of Francis Sayre, the miall son of his daughter, Jessie and Francia B.. Sayre, The president insisted in planting the bilby tree this afternoon. He v.Ul be one of tho god fathers at the christening tomorrow. The entire college population herb met (he president's train. Miss Margaret Wilson, Miss Helen Woodrow Bonos ind Dr. Cary Grayson, accompanied Lhe president. Thc christening to norrow will be at St. John'it Prof "3 ant Episcopal church. Members of he Sayre and YYUaon families alone will be present. Mr. Sayre ls on episcopalian and the christening will ie according to that falt'i. Wilson ls t Presbyterian. The president spent ontght quietly at the Sayre home. ssful Charge some of thom within a few feet. The photograph was taken before the tiring had ceased so the French might reach out for their deud and wounded._ ON mm WARNING BRITISH AND FRENCH EMBAS SIES HA VT MENTIONED WARNING AWAIT A COMPLAINT Action of Germany is Said to Be Without Precedent in His tory. I WASHINGTON. May 1.-So far aa ls known tonight tho state deartment has not taken action over tho German oinbassy's advertisement In numerous newspapers warning American trav elers of the risk they run In travel ing in the war zone in merchantmen belonging to Germany's enemis. It was undrstood the British and French embassies, mentioned the adve'rtlse ment informally to the state depart ment today. They didn't make a specific complaint or request, it is understood tho state department's at titude is such that it may not notice fie advertisement unless thero ls a formnl complaint. The basis for such complaints is not defined. Some ?rn ela.'? admit it is without precedent. tli'na Heniles to Japanese Demands. PEKING, Mav 1.-China has ans wered thc Japanese demands with a note complying with some and defi nitely refusing to meet others, Includ ing the most Important, it was dls < J! OH eil tonight. GOV. SENDS GRACE LIST BLIND TIGERS Concludes Charleston Mayor Doesn't Mean to Co-operate With Him. COLUMBIA, May 1.-Governor Man ning today forwarded to Mayor John r. Grace of Charleston allst of liquor dealers in that city ai.-l asked him to report whether or not they were rUHl In loinlneps. The governor told the mayor that ho had not received the promised report from him giving the names and places of liquor deal ers which tlie mayor has proceeded against and that in view of the lack of time he waa forced to th conclus ion that the mayor was unwilling to give said statement. The governor did not make public the names of the liquor dealers. Governor Manning went to Charles ton tonight, where be will apeak Sun day night at the Star Gospel Mis sion . FIRING SHELLS AT DUNKIRK FROM POSITIONS TWEN TY-EIGHT MILES AWAY . i ?< ' .'? . 'i . TAKE THOUSAND PRISONERS IN MINOR BATTLES Claim to Have Made Advance of Thousand Mila? or More From Prussian Frontier. . LONDON. May 1.-A Orman official communication, iasued st Berlin to day, reported several, minor battles in Poland, resulting for the most g?**; to Germany's advantage.. In one near Suwkalki, it waa aaid 1,000 Rttyf* siana were captured. In ' another, a German reverse waa conceded. German and French statements show no changea !n France and Bel gium. Berlin's report saya all at tacks yesterday against German posi tions on the canal north of Ypres Utera repulsed. Constantinople dispatch by way Berlin adda that Ute British battle ship .Vengeance y*. JtaiMi ot edik? warships said, by th^ Tufts to have been damaged in the attack on Iwr d apolles. LONDON, May 1.-Developments at the northern extremities Of two bat tin front?, -helling cf Dunkirk ?? Prance and the new German offensive nimed at Baltic provinces-take prece dence in the war news today. British aviators have discovered and attacked German batteries, which From a distance were estimated by tho British from 16 to even 28 miles, burled great shells at- the French port, but lt remains to.be seen wheth er the bomba dropped put the gun? mt of action. Ner?oanera here say ho bombardment or Dunkirk means hat the Germans stilt cl'ng to their cherished hope of occupying the drench coast nearest England. More than one editorial writer points out hat Flanders atilt remains the criti cal theatre of operations. Fighting continu?e nil Along the ex ended Russian front. Little ls known concerning the new German thrust jeyond the announcement of Ger nans yesterday that tiley had pe?e ra ted more than 1,000 miles from he Prussian frontier. Special Petrograd dispatches dis igree as to the purpose of the Cier nan offensive, one theory connects t with the probable movement ot he German fleet in the Battle to sn nvasion of Baltic provinces. Anoth er idea la that tbs advance may be dmod at Libau and Rigs, tbe former i strong Russian naval base and the alter one o' the most important loriB on the Baltic. Or the Germans nay intend to strike at the railroad unnlng from Petrograd to Warsaw >y way of Duenaburg and Vilna. Latest official statement concerni ng Dardanelles seems to hsve reas ured the British public that their rmy is fairly well established In land ag operations, but at the ssme tuno ndtcates such fighting must enade efore a firm grip is established. Gallipoli peninsula, which forma tie European aide ' J Dardanelles, is escribed in an unofficial dispatch as eing gradually cut off from Ute maiu ind by tbe British and French forces, t la aaid the Turks no longer pass ack and forth between the European nd Asiatic aides of the Straits as a esult. Turkish Prince Dead. AMSTERDAM. May 1 .--Prince Ra ab Eddlne ia dead at Constantinople, ccordlng to telegraph advices here, lie prince was a son of the late ul tan Murad V.r and was ons of the 'aders of the Young Turks' ANOTHER ERifSSH \ STEAMER SUNK LONDON. May 1.-The British teamer Udale. Sooth America to rltlsh porta, wan sunk by s aubin a Ine today off Selly Islands. All of te crew were, saved. Tba Edale was two thousand ton vessel built Ci MR. The Dale Steamship cots dany I Middlesbrough.- England, are be? arnera.