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   Weekly Democrat-Times, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1917, Greenville, Mississippi                                AUGUST 3 11117 ISH AND FRENCH WIN GREAT VICTORY BRITISHKREiVOH OFFENSIVE TO BE KnssoBoimianiaB 4rmy Claims Cap ture of 08 Guns and Prison Forces Cap ure By Associated July Britis inconjunction with tl French on the attacked the Ge man along a wide fron north of tlhe river Lys early The allied to th official have captured th tirrtobjectives on the wholefron and it Is reported are making sati factory progress at all The French and British have a readv captured a nhmber prison Between Dmimbe the Be first line trenches which wer captured in LaBasseville recent Were relinquished to the The Berlin Beport From Austria Army July Her Tageblatts correspondent at th Aiistrian army report that a number of cannon have bee captured by theGermans in the Rus sian took nearly 20 Genera according t is apparently a empting to organise a newresist along the rocky Galician fron Teutonic At tacks July the mouh region between the d the enemy trieda on the Roumanians at differ but everywhere they hav the Roumanian wa A Dismal Report From July Petrogra dispatch referring to the Russian re treat in says that it is es timated that more than two millioi Russian troops are marching to th These constitute the Eleventh and Seventh armies and the reserves The Eighth army is com posed of In the critical po sitions the Germans are et fort to effect their capture and froir prpsent indications it looks as i the Eightharmy would he ii a More Hopeful Uoport From Russia July from the headquarters of the Russian Seventh say the situation Is more The panic among the retreaters has been suppresses Iby ruthless divisions of cavalry taking across the whole front of the while the desertersare shot and attempts to spread the suppressed by the execution of tlie deserter the spies and the who lie dead on the highway with papers ginned pn the corptss here lies a traitor to lls Entente Forces on British Front in entente forces are on the of ipsjve this morning and in many Hire de 5es of tlv Germans on a 20 mile According to early reports earlv situation satisfactory British in every French Make Successful July French forces last night made successful attacks against German on a front of 1BOO yards at LaRoisere and west of de Chevregny on the Aisne the war office announc ed this German counter attacks were British For Month f July British casualties in all of the war July were officers and The total number of officers wounded or miss was Damaged Submarine In Neutral Port A Gorman sub marine anchored in the liar hero late Thosub is seriously damaged ilnit the CTOW to divulge the anise of its Slnurt J Tho Russian ifor n stand lit war e lines in the greater part of the section advanced from two to two and including ten captured and with states the resultof the first days offensive of the British and French on theBelgian front The and Trench armies spent night consolidating their newly acquired while tor rential rains were hampering fur ther A much further eastward is bound to the security of the German coast Advices from Hie entente capitals lead to the expectation that the of fensive will continue the French especially having madegreat preparations on the French The Germans launched an assault this morning between Avaeonrt and Hill a few of the ad vanced elements of the was reached by the Teu the French fire stopping them short EnglishmenComposed Most of the British Assaulting the reportsof correspondents thegreat majority of the British troops eri gagfed in the latest assault were Eng were some Welsh and As an stance of the terrible pounding of the British it is said that it is known that crew of the German battery was replaced nine times and the guns five RussoRoummiimi Army win Great Jassy dis patch says that the RussoRonman ian advances between and Put na resulted in the enemy losing 08guns and prisoners The enemy front of 60 kilometers wfts broken to the depth of 17 io 20 British and French Consolidate Posi tions During the magnif icent success of the French and Brit ish In Belgium the en tente troops duVing a torrential rain storm consolidated their positions the war office announces American Steamship American Meainship Montana was sunk Teuton submarine July ytwo survivors were landed OTTON EXCHANGE CONTRACTS ILLEGAL ederai Judge VMimnns Decides the NTcw York anil New Orleans Cotton Exchange Contract Forms Fort Logan July federal Judge in a deci ion held the present standard prm of contract used on the New ork and New Orleans cotton ex not to comply with the pro of the States cotton utuies act and therefore was hnll JOEL MEYERS SENDS IN OPEN COTTON successful planter f near Issaquena ent inyesterday to two open bolls of cotton full size ffth strong Myers reports a remarkable nprovement in the cotton crop The Democrat has purchased from the the physical plant and name of Tha Greenville The building occupied by The Times was not included in the were any account due or any contracts existing with the nowspaper and nor does The Democrat assume any of tho liabilities of The Times in any The additional machinery and type being removed into fhe Democrat buildings and the word Times is added to the name of Tw Democrat making the head read The Daily Also The Weekly The additional machinery nud typo secured will add materially to tha of The DemocratTimesofKco for turning out and aU esses of job The obligation assumed by the management of The is a heavy one and can only he met by receiving the United people of Greenville and Greenvilles Another obligation is assumed by the managementthai of improve he and making it as near as every retirement or m people of tins Such is our purpose and to this end we ask thr operation of While paper ami everything used in a printing office has m price is the purpose oC The DemocratTimes maintain en sntecnpUon price of n y I I1 rtaUy UOWSI s other telegraphic remain at per And one other obligation is assumed hy The DemocratTi I dome all wilhln its to aid Greenville aud the Delta materially and At the present cost of prod notion there is room for on ly Paper m and we hopc to The support if The Dcn ruTimos h that of every ne real news MAY BE NATION WIDE PROHIBITION TODAY SENATE CONFEREES TO HOUSE OPEN SEASON FOR THE HEAT VICTIMS MANY IN THE NORTH Twentyone Deaths for Twentyfour Hours in With Fourteen in of Prostra By Associated deaths attributed to were re ported in the last Fourteen Deaths and 1SK Pnistra r tions In York New Reports from all sections of the city today place the number of deaths traceable to the excessive heat One hundred and eightyeight were The high temperatures at Death Toll of Twentyfour Four Deaths early today increased ths heat death toll here to 24 with the intense heat FRANK HANGED Member of tho Kxecutivc Coimiiitloo of Called Siil licrs Scabs in Uniform ninl Was By Associated Lit i member of the executive com mittee of the who lias been prominent in the labor troubles of was taken from his boarding bouse and hanged to a railroadtres tle by a hand of men this In a recent speech Little referred to the soldiers of the United Stater as Uncle Sams scabs in on tbe National lio iLibitioii Resolution Will lie Taken Control Kill in Senate Late This Afternoon Vi Committee on U ar Expenditures Stricken By Associated Pi deadlock m the coiiforeiKo on Mie tood control hill was broken today by a complete agreement which was reached when the senate conferees yielded and consented strike out the amendmentfor tinram sessional to supervise war expendi By Associated wide prohibition legislation came up for final actiou in the senate today With the at the morning apparently m The dry loaders claim that the res olution submitting the question of national prohibition will The leader claim that it will The senate to begin the vot ing on the amendments and the reso lution itself I oclock this after SENATE WRESTLING WITH PROHIBITION The Snonil Day of Debate In he Senate on the Sbrppard Xjitionnl Prohibition At Philadelphia 20 mid night until noon today 26 addi tional due to extreme liave been making the to tal 39 in two STILL WRANGLING ON FOOD CONTROL BILL The Conferees Failed Today to TJrcnk he Dead Ixxk on the nl War ConiDiitlec SCOUTS ON KIKE ng the past few weeks andslates hat the crops in his section are the est for several It has been announced that Hie Boy Scouts nf America leave Greenville on the 10 oclock boat Thursday morning for point inAr where they will be encamped for three A number of boys BENEFIT PERFORMANCE Sergeant Oardinier of the irst Mississippi is in the ty arranging tar showing of le military feature film The First Ississippi Infantry on the This film will be shown at the rand on This Im shows soldier life in cvcry showing trench Htm modeof living and a oview of the Bilbo i their to from the Oonvpafly JAaa nder com m nnd lows to advantage in this fills and this due to tlmtr approach s departure interest the has In nil the cities thls state where this con 4 See haw youi frlenda nnd the a u to have to live nnd do that a record n In the have signed up with Scout Master will make the The party is composed of Clifton John Bill Thomp Leo Jack John Lewis Syd ney Luther Farish and boys will be accompanied by Scout and Her man Assistant Scout Mas MORE OPEN COTTON Yesterday wo received from manager on tho Houston Brothers plantation near an open Icil of taken from the piaco July In the same mall received from Frankel and Leo open the boll being lured and opened on July froir reports open July while Loon Fl was otit looking over his Piftoh Sunday andil an open And the i1 will be on rt MM o tcher otton ound By Associated July 1 con ferees on the administratim food bill failed In the first effort today to breaK the deadlock on the congres sional war expenditures committee which is opposed by President Wil They with a motion to strike out the pondinc TWO BILLIONS IS THE WAR TAX BILL By Associated Julf sen ale today entered upon the second day of on the Slieppnrrl rcsoi lutjpn for a national prohibition anfoudment to the constitution with many of the ready to Under unanimous consent an has been readied where by the resolution will he disposed of tomorrow and the passage is expect ed by a narrow The Sheppard resolution has been before the senate only for the past five it is considered a great victory by the prohibition IN THE AVIATION CORPS OF ARMY George clerk at Motel Cowan for the past several has volunteered his sorices in the aviation corns of the United States army and new was received bore yesterday that be had been ac AnUey was reared at is a young mini of steady nerves and good and wil tllc scrvue of FROM THE OFFICERS TRAINING CAMP Senate Finance Committee Agrees t liaise Two Billions by Taxation in t the War Tax Joe Armstrong returned Sun day night from a short visit to Camp Logan near Little where he mingled with tho Greenville contingent of officers in amons whom is his Scott He says the boys look well and stand high in the officers training I and all there now are expecting com missions as officers in the regular probably by tho middle tof COTTON ADVANCES ON BUREAU REPORT Coveriinient Report Kstimates Cotton riop at and Price Advances Five Dollars the By Associated roar tottou is estimated at 1 equal to 500 pounds by tihe nepart mont of which estimate is based on the the crop July which is announced as of a normal By states Missis sippi shows per cent of a Arkansas 71 and TenueAee Cotton live Dollars i Kale rise of a cent a or per baJa fol lowod the KOverneinntF cotton coiidi ion and estimate ARGENTINA WILL Associated July To crease war tax bill to two billion lars decided today by the sp finance in dol A CITY CEMETERY SUPERINTENDENT has assumed the position of superintendent of the Greenville Cemetery and will im prove and beautify tho City of the Schwelzer has vlcited places and gained many ideas as to methods for beautifying landscapes nnd will untillzo these new Ideas In making tho Qrooiivllle cemetery mor obeautltul than lic Hvory care will bo given ground where our s tho oleop that knows no earthly 1 the TAKE WAR STAND By Associated re ports Ironi Argentina says that the is expected to define its po sition in the world war within the next two DELAY IN OPENING MOBILIZATION CAMPSV By Associated in tho national guard mobil ization camps will postpone the op euiiiK of UKcamps for about two it is CHICAGO TOBACCO DEALERS RAISE PRICE Itctnlt Toharo Dealers of Announce That Advances In Price Will In Kffect local bncco Touitlors announced that after August material advances in tl prlco and tho cultIng dran fifai i dye coupon foatdrei S effect in dome t A iitiiiLUXVkwiyjtfjfcl THE IMPEACHMENT OF FERGUSON for tlie ININIS of tlio Ini peachnicnt IVociXMllnRs Against Governor Ferguson of Texiis   

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