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Laurel Leader (Newspaper) - July 29, 1918, Laurel, Mississippi LEAD I r Tuesday probably 1 292. OX 29, 1918. PRESS HUNS GOING ACK FERE-EN-TARDENOIS OCCUPIED BY THE AMERICANS AND FRENCH MAYS MAKES VISIT TO PLANT HERE Seemed Well Pleased with the Progress and Prospects of the The canning factory building of Deblieux and Mays being erected on the Windham lot on the Wausau car line is rapidly assuming and is will be only a matter of a few weeks until the plant can begin The foundation has already been and the lumber is on the ground for the frame A large force of workmen are kept rushing the work in order to get things in operation to handle the fall potato and bean Mr. L. C. who is president and general manager of the and Mays with headquarters in New was in the city Saturday and expressed as. greatly pleased with the progres sof the work and the general prospects for the canning in this plant will be installed with latest machinery having a capacity of ISO cans per It is stated that everything will be strictly no sorter or acid being used in The plant will have a 1,000 or more bushels of sweet potatoes a The company is advertising for bushels of stating that they will be able to handle all that the country can either at their plant here or some of other plants will pay the market price for Hobby's Nomination In Texas Conceded FOR HUNS c American machine have been In a large measure responsible for the great victory over tli Persians between Chateau Thierry and This American official photograph shows a Yankee rni Second division taking the HUNS from a McDonald a nd Piatt Laid to Rest in Hickory Grove Cemetery Sunday July 28.-With about one-third of the votes in yesterday's Texas Democratic Governor William P. Hobby was leading former Governor James E. Ferguson by approximately 112,000. Probably 300,000 votes still had not been but the re-election of Hobby was generally The vote 211,788; 99,151. Reports from the eleven contested congressional districts still were so meager as to leave the results in In the fourteenth where chief interest Carlos Bee and A. P. Barrett were running each having 7500 j votes with 112 of the 264 Congressman James L. withdrew his candidacy for reelection in this district a few days before the primary when a telegram from President Wilson was published challenging statements that Slayden had supported the administration war Every available seat and all standing room of the First Methodist church was filled yesterday morning at nine o'clock by friends of Leland McDonald and Lang the two young men who were killed in the crossing accident of last and friends of the to show their sympathy and sorrow over the loss of two such splendid young A joint funeral was probably the first of its kind in the history of Both boys had a wide acquaintance and were esteemed by all who knew The floral offerings were many and Rev. H. F. Tolle conducted the funeral after the cortege went to the Hickory Grove where the caskets were lowered to their final resting The Woodmen of the World took part in the McDonald having been a member of that SOUTHERN BUSINESSMEN MUST HELP Selectmen Leave for Camp Shelby Should Need No Demonstration of Their Duty in Gathering of age of man power almost universal this has meant extra hours for the farmer and his family in the expenditure of money for improved machinery and many other personal situation must be met at and we know that it can be met if each State will provide the means to take care of its own Mose Anglin w n T on is Under Arrest July 29.-Business men of the cotton States should need no demonstration of their duty in preserving the over the state as u about to be stated | character is umler arrest in George A. supervising j kmi federal farm help specialist tor they B Southern at the two fruit of lhat cH ' July 29.-Moses formerly a locksmith of this and MAY BOMB BERLIN FROM THE SKIES Aerial Offensive on a Grand Scale by Allies is + PUBLIC IS ASKED + TO FURTHER REDUCE OF + The American public is asked + by the Food Administration to go on a sugar ration o two + 4 pounds per capita be- ginning August 1, to meet a + world shortage in this + ity and to care for the + diate demands o the Allies and + + American military Public eating places will be required to the new + regulations effective August 1, which permits the use of two V pounds of sugar for every Unless the of sugar is reduced by both + j holders and the public 4 the supply for the Red Y. M. C. our military forces and those of cannot be our Allies tain The Conservation Division urges that fruit be canned + without The sugar can added later when more + + + + + + + + Thirty colored selectmen left held this morning for Camp Shelby for in Ala. military Before their J community in the parture they were addressed by Hon. T. Webber who told them of their duty to the - government and made many helpful y 1 said Mr. at this Prisoner In Jail Again The killing is said to have been caused by a dispute over the for repairs on a Anglin was pardoned a number of time the vitalizing and directing from the Mississippi of a well-manned and strong while a term for organization for the protection of committed in Lincoln its interests and for controlling was home labor seeing to it that all came to alld established a VOLUNTEER AND SELECTMEN ARE TREATED SAME Cannot Tell Difference in Says T. E. New July 29.-Although the Allies have the the the possibilities of aerial warfare are yet far from An aerial offensive oji a grand scale carried to cities of Germany remote from the battle including is the realm of certainty in tire not distant provided the Allies organize and co-ordinate their This is the Major General W. I. controller of equipment of the British air who has been in this country for several weeks in consultation with government officials in charge of Major General in a statement last night to the Associated on this laid strong emphasis on the necessity for the organization of the air forces on a basis quite independent of the land and sea This was forced upon the British culminating last January in the creation of an air ministry which now has Lord Weir at its General Brancker believes eventually the United States will be obliged by the pressure of military necessity to create a secretary of air or the under whom air airplane equipment and personnel will function as a separate branch of combat just as the arm and For the success of the Allied he feels strongly that the quicker air independence is established in this country the vital step to be he is the co-ordination of the operations of all the Allied air forces beyond those required for the respective armies and navies an independent offensive force under the Supreme War just as the Allies armies and navies are coordinated simply had to come to an air ministry in said General Zeppelin s and the coupled with the experience gained when aviation was controlled by the and forced it upon Public sentiment demands it. You have had no Hun air raids in this country to arouse but it is my hope lacking this you vv by our experience and begin at once on an even basis with us in this matter instead of waiting for public sentiment to push up fiom the bottom as in our T. E. asks for a little space in The Leader which all of his friends he In speaking of INTRODUCES RESOLUTION FOR PEACE Deputy Stanek Declares That the Continuance of the War is labor is kept constantly employed repair ' During his stay drafted men and the democratic and necessary man power provided had a misunderstanding with Mr for its none of which is a local coal more important than attempted to kill Mr. Where loafing and idling is Ho waB as a spirit of the he have been lots of the boys who didn't want to go in the Of it seems lhat it would be Chief of Police Brown has sue in capturing another one to exist it is the duty of 0LIS and njs family in Lincoln better to but in the prisoners who escaped several citizen having knowledge of | COunty had long had the reputation j there is no difference shown in the weeks ago from the city Leroy was located at and arrested there by the and brought back to This leaves only one of the escaped prisoners at Richard Joshua Reynolds Is Dead Winston N. Cv July 29.- Richard Joshua head of the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco died here today after a year's He years of age and the if to see that the constituted lawless Hies use their official power for its i A neglectful public is as gross an offender as is o 1 r o o Sale ot W. a. a. in farmers of the South deserve the highest praise Mississippi tor June the almost superhuman efforts they j hove put forth to make their acres I July 29.-Actual sales of the During War Savings Stamps in Mississippi I drafted men and the | The one that gels along the best is the one that takes interest in ] work and obeys orders 1 tell which are the drafted boys only that 1 knew some of them fore they came to One gets to go to town or to go home the as and we all fare last I have visited for June amounted to ly every Southern State and am according to an announcement by informed in all of and know j State W. S. S. Felix that in general no crop that ever has bean produced here has been so carefully tended and have been in mh 8'M a tibia period Sales in this state up to July 1st amounted to or a per capita of the announcement same STRIKERS RESUME July 29.-At a meeting today strikers iu munition plants decided resume work im- July 29.-A resolution declaring in favor of immediate peace without annexations and indemnities were offered in the Austrian Lower House Saturday by Deputy in behalf ot the Chech The i declared that the of the war is useless from the standpoint of both humanity and political The House rejected the resolution as inadmissable for subjection to a CASUALTIES TOTAL 199. j July 29. army casualty list given out today contains j the names of 199, divided as Killed in 47. Died of 17. Died of 4. Died of accidents and other 11. Wounded 93. Decree 7. Enemy Retirement Is Said to Be Defense Positions Being Prepared in July 129.-The Herman retreat is along the whole line 1lu> Allies closely in 1o news from Hie area in Ihe salient received up to The have succeeded in checking to a certain lint not in. French The are on the north bank the river and to the cast 1liey have secured Hie whole road between Rheims and The arc stubbornly and burning all villages in their Heavy is si ill in progress sou neighborhood of So far the French have made ress The villages bel ween Soissons and about miles t are on leading 1o ihe beliel may intend to Since yesterday Ihe Allies have advanced between three miles on a twenty mile The enemy has definitely abandoned the line of and is lillle doubt that he will go back beyond the isle lo the line thirty miles long between Soissons and which is probably well entrenched and has good line The ret has been quite orderly and So far the faking of only four guns have been The particularly in the are pressing the of Soissons in the no Fourteen ' that the two and FORWARD PRESSURE French Army in morning by Associated worward pressure of the Allies was continued uninterruptedly throughout On Saturday progress of tho Allied forces was extremely rapid with slight opposition from the retreating but yesterday the everywhere demonstrated that their power of determined resistance is still very In the streets of there was severe hand to hand but Ihe Allies eventually obtained the upper Late last night the lighting was still in progress lor the mastery of the strong point on the southeasterly side of the but the Allies were gradually gaining Ihe ascendency They are established in the southern of the having beaten off all efforts of the to dislodge FERE-EN-TARDENOIS Willi the Army on the and n. by Associated French and American troops were slashing vigorously at Ihe rear early today with some prospects 1I111I before the advancing line would kilometers From be close T lo in le tie ihe line me. The forest ire holding Nort beast of 1 he forest ground and have some rive which is now only a few nan base of has been extends almost straight southwest of of is now behind Ihe Allies and in this region the Ullage in have higher USE AMERICANS FOR by Associated including some recently captured by the have been lodged near the railway station at in Baden on according t received in The Americans were placed in this position in order to prevent Allied air TWO LINES OF TRENCHES July 29.-Two lines of Cerman trenches on a two mile astride the liray Corbie east of have been captured Australian the war office In carrying out the operations the Australians took one hundred prisoners were says an official statement from the war office There no change in the situation during the SECOND EMPLACEMENT July 29.---The French and American troops have discovered a second emplacement a at Notre according to the AMERICANS CROSS THE July 29.-The crossing of the by the American forces in their continued pursuit of the enemy north of the Maine is reported in Pershing's communique for received today at the war FOUR HUNDRED GERMANS July 29,7-rJn the fighting DAMAGED SUBMARINE IS REPORT An Atlantic July 28.-Unsubstantiated report received late today that a apparently in a was off Southern New England this * i. 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