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Laurel Leader (Newspaper) - March 4, 1919, Laurel, Mississippi 4$ i r i CITY EDITION THE WEATHER rain tonight esday VOL. 1 MARCH 4, 1919 ASSOCIATED RECORD-BREAKING WAR CONGR OVERTHROW GERMAN REPUBLIC PLANNED BY REPUBLICAN PREVENTS ENACTMENT OF MANY BILLS OF VAST IMPORTANCE DURING FINAL HOURS Appropriation Measure Losers and May Necessitate Returning Roads To Private Control Next Control of Congress Passes With Adjournment Tuesday Governor proposes radical reforms for tennessee March 4.- adjourned at today in the midst of a Republican filibuster in the that killed a long line of important Among the bills failing was the without which some administration leaders say the railroads must be returned to their owners before the middle of The adjournment marked the passing of Democratic control at the The congress that passed at noon began in 1917 and its almost continuous session has been by unprecedented legislation and There was no turning back of the the Democratic leaders realized that the situation was Insistence by Senator Gore the senate act on his proposal to order demobilization of all drafted soldiers in this country within thirty unexpectedly complicated the legislative situation half an hour before the end of the Filibuster Beyond Control Congress went into the final hours of its long war session with the publican filibuster against general legislation completely out of and with leaders of both sides conceding that the deficiency j with 000,000 for railroad administration would fail in the face of unrelenting obstruction by small President Wilson the wheat guarantee carrying an appropria WILSON SAYS GOODBYE By Associated March 4.-President Wilson said goodbye to White House officials and employes this It was understood he would leave for New York before 2 His leaves for France tomorrow morning at 8:15. ROBERTS A. H. elected governor of Tennessee by one of the largest majorities ever is proposing radical reforms in taxation and assessment laws to state within Many political offices will bo NURSES CLASS AT BIG CHARITY OPENS COURT MAKING FAST PROGRESS ON MANY CASES Sixteen Orders Docketed Up To Noon On Tuesday the guaranteed price of President during a discussion of the legislative jam with Democratic Leader is said to have reiterated his determination not to call an extra session of congress before he returns from Rev. L. L. Roberts Delivers Address To the Students the armistice terms imposed upon Germany last Held Three Sessions There were three sessions of the sixty-fifth The extra met April 2, 1917, of a billion dollars to maintain lowing shortly after the turbulent and successful senate filibuster on armed ship which marked the close of the sixty-fourth The dramatic night address of President Wilson to started at war with which was promptly marked the opening of the extra called but a few weeks after the president's in- of the class was marked by a short Record Breaking Session J auguration for a second The program and and Mar. 4.-The session closed October 6, 1917, sive ceremony when each member of * 188 days The second the training staff signed training class for nurses was the Charity Hospital last night with eight The initial meeting fifth or great war congress passed into history today with final taps of the gavel by Vice-President Marshall and Speaker Clark at of scores of important bills gave promise of early convening for reconstruction legislation of the new congress in extraordinary in which control passes from the democratic party to the Unusual scenes of in the final rush to complete its work accompanied the closing hours of in which President just back from France in his room off the senate hastily signed many Has Great Record Stupendous the record of the which carried the nation into and through the Avar and which had been in almost continuous session since it was called President Wilson into extraordinary session April 2, 1917, to declare war It appropriated about in and enacted countless measures for prosecuting the war and of domestic The new congress will take up the limit less task of reconstruction ratification of the peace treaty and other vital probably immediately after return of President Wilson from his second visit to Special features of the sixty-fifth congress were many addresses by president including those recommending war with Germany and that of Jan. 8, 1917 enunciating his famous principles of and those J lasting 354 days and the longest in the history of American government began 3, 1917, and adjourned November 21, The third and final session which ended today began Dec. 2, and was the statutory short session of 93 Substantial democratic majorities n both senate and house since President Wilson's inauguration six years ago now have In the new the senate will have 49 republicans and 47 democrats and the house 238 and 393 1 2 independents and 1 Veterans Retire Many veterans in both houses retired with today's In the senate these included Senator Saulsbury of pro Lewis of democratic Shafroth of Thompson of Hardwick of Hollis of New and Vardaman of Goff of West Smith of and Weeks of Among prominent representatives whose services ended we're Miss Jeanette Rankin of the first woman elected of New * Swager Sherley of chairman of the appropriations Haces of Keating of Powers of Foster of Barnhart and Dixon of Miller of Borland of Parker of New Gordon Farr of of Rhode Gregg and Dies of the Florence Nightingale Rev. L. L. pastor of the First Methodist addressed the He spoke forcefully of what it meant to be in an institution backed by the state and the opportunity to grow into broader fields of He stressed the lesson of perfect obedience to the superiors of the institution and also at all He stated that the highest calling in life was the one of as in this one was following the lowly who said Ho to not to be ministered Following the address the Florence Nightingale pledge was road and then signed by the superintendent Dr. It. the superintendent of Miss Margaret the assistant superintendent of Miss and each member of the Business of the circuit is rapidly under Judge Robert S. Up to noon today the following orders been placed on the H. O Wilborn vs Western Union Telegraph appeal dismissed at defendant's judgement for O. Robinson vs Catherine complainant to have custody of Maudie Robinson until the second Monday in 1919, when case will be tried on its Will Jones vs John appeal from justice coure dismissed at plaintiff's Dixie Securities Co. vs W. S. et judgment by default given plaintiff by for with 8 per cent lien on 2-ton trucks approved and trucks ordered In another case of the same title the jury inj a verdict for ot 6 cent and a Republic truck on which a lien stands was ordered Mrs. Mulloy vs Aetna Insurance Co dismissed by Fannie Watts vs Amos continued until defendant is discharged from Mrs. Mattie O. A. jury verdict for Other Johnson vs Laurel Cotton dismissed at defendant's Willie Williams vs N. O. & N. E. Ry appeal defendants to pay Schubert Piano Co. vs W. D. dismissed at plaintiff's C. Gaddis vs Dr. W. S. transferred to first judicial district of Jones T. B. Beall ve Lindsoy Wagon jury returned verdict for plaintiff for State of Mississippi vs George at defendant's Monroe Tolbert vs Wausau Southern Lumber jury returned verdict for plaintiff to pay Schubert Piano Co. vs J. B. plaintiff appeal plaintiff to pay Florence Nash has insured her smile for one million and a half Miss Nash is of The policy covers any age by accident to Miss Nash's facial There is a clause covers temporary smiling disability caused by such usual human ills as Under she gets 50 per cent of the money she would earn if smile in fit had her toes said Mhi not my If I should lose that I might find it hard to mt a role as a lan OVERTHROW OF new and Communists Call For General Strike Associated National and greater 1 iis Communist organizations have sued an appeal for an general strike and overthrow of assembly and the declared TO REC COTTON United War Work Fund Is Still Short Edwin McGlure With Co. suffrage and on page 2.) Edwin popular window decorator and card writer who has been with some of the biggest stores in the is now associated with the where he will have charge of interior decorations and window Mr. Morehead heretofore has given these details personal at but with an ever-growing busi ness he fould it necessary to increase his force and the best man March 4.- than remains due on the United War Work Fund for according to Blake W. state who reports payments lagging in some although 25 counties have paid in Mississippi still leads the southwestern division in Circuit court now in session at the courthouse in will recess at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning for the Jones County Cotton Acreage Reduction announces Judge Robert S. All bankers and other residents of the county are urged to attend the Judge Hall recognizes the necessity for action on the cotton acreage question and he unites in urging the farmers lo in the movement to make what cotton is produced bring a profitable Important business is to be transacted at the meeting at 10 o'clock Wednesday With many farmers already in the city for the court and others promising to Chairman J. Hartley Bush and Secretary A. Tate expect the courthouse auditorium to be filled to overflowing for the cotton Wood Fire Threatens Heald Company Plant Fire in the woods near the plant of the Heald Manufacturing company resulted in calling out the fire department at 2 o'clock Monday The was put out after a sheds and outbuildings had been damage was City Buys Fifteen Hundred Feet Hose WANTS IRELAND PROBLEM HEARD AT PEACE MEET Declares of Siege March 4, sian government has slate of siege in the police di of Berlin and Spandau and o suburbs of Berlin in order feet the bulk of the from famine and terror of Minister of War dispatch has executive Marching On Munish March 4.-Bavarian opposed to the radical in Munich are on that according to a dispatch from Lo the Petit The ment was made at a Congress in Strike Order Paused - March of for a declaration of general strike was adopted by the * Councils of Berlin Sunday after a large independent supported the The majority Socialists and crats united in f Policemen Disarmed March forced their way into various police stations Monday night and d armed and cut a Berlin dispatch - Demands Merchant Fleet ' March 4.-Marshal-Koch has demanded the delivery of the without regard to of food according mar where the tional assembly is in i Says Great Lakes * Scandal Exaggerated By Associated March 4,-Captain executive officer at the Great Lakes Naval reported to Secretary Daniels today that printed reports regarding arrests at that station were and grossly March 4.-Public building projects authorised here on which work is beginning total 4)00 in The board of city commissioners of Laurel at the meeting Monday afternoon decided to purchase fifteen hundred feet of new This will give the city firemen enough hose to reach practically any place in the city from the nearest fire The new hose is expected to arrive within sixty Martial Law Lifted At Guatemala City By Associated March which has been in force since 1917, before entered the war against has been House Adopts Resolution Expressing Hope for Irish Claims By Associated March 4.-The house early by a vote of I lo 4 1,4 adopted a resolution expressing the hope that the peace conference would consider the claims of Ireland lo the right of The now goes to the where it is considered improbable that any action will be obtained before final BUILDING SEWERS March 4.-Sewer projects involving an outlay of are under way in the first mid-winter excavating for in 23 More than 150 men are employed qii these projects J. Cohn In Charge Shoe J. Cohn is now exclusively charge of the department 8$' where everything in to wear is handled in v Mr. is an expert and an orthopedic man who stands his Ho was in charge of the shoe department 9^%J Saenger one of stores in Mr. a gonial young man who is to make friends % a Counties Are Slow In Financing Cotton are in their checks for to conduct the cotton Commissioner and chairman the Naming j chairmen to direct campaign is proceeding and Mr. Garner is 1$ C 4
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