Greenville Weekly Democrat Times, August 16, 1917

Greenville Weekly Democrat Times

August 16, 1917

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Weekly Democrat-Times, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1917, Greenville, Mississippi TO RKSTOIIE AM KOUMAMA POPE GIVES PEACE PLANS Entente diplomats Believe Move In spired liy Germany iu Attempt to Split Allies by Conflicting Discus Associated pence pro made to Pope Benedict has twett delivered to all tine The Pope suggests the resoration of and a peaceful of all problems of Triest and Poland According to reports received from Vatican it is expected the proposal will be published today by the The of the settlement of all international dis putes by the freedom oT the no retaliatory measures af 4er the war and the economic struggle tor supremacy are the foundation of the Popes MINERS RETURN TO WORK AT JELLICO About of the Striking Miners in Itetllrnetl to By Associated Re ports from Jellico state that about ofthe striking miners returned to work today in the Jelli co Mining MISSISSIPPI AS FIRST LIEUTENANT AMERICAN LABOR TO HELP CANADA ti Needing Help to Harvest iruln Will Draw in United States for By Associated labor for the harvesting of the Cana diangrain crop will be supplied tin der an agreement readied tpflay by the Canadian de partment of labor Immi gration regulations will waived by both BIG CiEKMAJiT SUBMAIUNK IIAMMKI TO SLIKnVISIO THE 1IS TIMBUTIOST OK WHEAT AGfil CONIRQL BOARD By Associated x the students who were examined for commissions at Knochs of Fort was who was appointed first NEW TELEPHONE BOOKS DISTRIBUTED No Official Cognizance of the Pro posal at state department acknowledges that it has received unofficial knowledge of Pope Benedicts proposals be fore but consideration will not be given it untM after a consultation with Uhe No official cognizance will be tak en until after the proposition is made At the Apostolic delega tion all knowledge of uhe Popes pro is but the opinion is expressed that it will come to the American government through the The Entente freely expressed the opinion the move was inspired by Ger many in an attempt split the al lies in conflicting discussions of their war They are all without advices oC any kind from tlieir own t seem deeply interested in the As iated Press Included in the restoration of ter ritory the Popes proposal insists that Germanys colonies could be The proposal declares that the in jury to all the belligerents has been so great that there should no thought of reparation except for re turn of district manager of the Cumberland Telephone and Telegraph with offices in has had a corps of men distributing new telephone which have been corrected up to July as is the usual custom of this well known FIVE AMERICANS GO DOWN ON STEAMER The Government May Supervise the Mimufiicturo nf Flour Itrcad and Take Over American Wheat By Associated crsa tion of a grain control board tite food administration of the food control law to supervise the distri bution of the manufacture o flour and of bread vill be announce in a few DESTROYED BY FIRE ire loss mid a Million IMlJlrs aiui Many 1eoplr AnUft IHE FRENCH GO F iriiisli DeMroyci1 Is Jubilant Over tlie Tlml Leaders Will AtCiicl L By Associated been olfioially intornied that China declared war on Germany and the declaration datimg from 10 oclock this By Associated last night destroyed the business sec tion of a mining town near causing a loss which is tualid between and several hundred Two Arsons were burned to THOSE THfllK IHrVCHAIUiK UNDERWEIGHTS BECftllEB hist ir Those in Swiml Call Certified as Alost of TI1OO1S IKOM Frenrh 1enetrate Gcrnuin French forces penetrated the German lines near Rhiems in two places last it is KIX STATION INCLlDKI UNDER GENERAL MANN Bij German German sub one of the largest has been towed into according to a telegram from which stated the submarine was reported to tiave been rammed in the North Sea with a of three of its British Destroyer British de stroyer has been sunk by a mine in the North The twu of ficers and 43 men were British Steamer City of Athens Goes bread are the Down Near Capetown Four Amerthe program to ican Missionaries Among the By Associated Amer ican passengers were lost when the British of struck mine and was sunk near South on August according to todays state depart ment ten other passengers and four of the crew were also Four of the Americans were mission aries and 1 other missionaries were MORE LUMBER ORDERS FROM SOUTH Orders More Jjiimbci From Southern 1iiie Fancrgency Bureau for for lumber for more ships have been by the Emergency Fleet Cor poration with the Southern Pine Emergency it was announced Contracts were let for the of the ships vjme time but there has been difficulty in obtaining the necessary timber for their DRAFTED MEN TO REPORT IN SEPTEMBER Thirty Per COnt September Thirty Per Cent Thirty 5er Cent and Balance us Soon Thereafter as By Associated General Crowder announced today that thirty per cent of the men draft ed will be called to the colors on September beginning the move ment that another 30 cent September 15 and tihe third i0 per cent September the remainder as soon thcraifter as EIGHTEEN HUNDRED STUDENT OFFICERS Kliminatc Trading iu gov will take over the entire wheat crop if necessary to conserve the supply for the fighting forces of the allies and reduce tbe costs to the occuring to the an nomicement Herbert Hoover re garding the policies of the fond ad ministration of Flour and chie f features of include the elim ination of trading in futures and the establishment of buying licensing the elevators and mills at fair Austria Jubilant Over Decision of British Tjlbor Austrian newspapers are jubilant over the de cision of the British labor confer ence to send delegates to Stockholm ifor the socialists and the resignation of Arthur Henderson from the war They claim to see therein important events hbr aiding the dawn of WESTERN HOSPITALITY SHOWN THE JAPS The JaPanofto Mission Entertained at a Pacific Port in True Ameri can At Fort Meyer Training Camp Eigh teen Hundred Student Officers Will Be Commissioned Iale To By Associated hundred student officers at the Fort training camp will he commissioned officers late today in the presence of cabinet members of prominent army and navy Secretary at War Baker will deliver tho graduating GEN JOSE OF KILLED Reported to Havo Buen Shot by Small I5uil if Home Gunrds at Jfognles August By Associated Jose Ynez revolutionary leader and former chief of staff for was shot and killed at the Nogales near August by a small band of home according to news brought here today by Saiazar was one of the most tlar ANOTHER BIG LOAN FOR THE ALLIES JWtwccn Two mid Three Billions More to Be and More Tliiin Two Billions to Re ttiisod by Tax By Associated soon ho asked to authorize sm other loan to tho Allies of between tliroo and four billion Sec retary IMcAdoo and Chairman Kltch of the House Ways nnd Means Committee also agreed today on tho desirability of rolslnK a larger euro than two billions for war purposes by ing and noted of the leaders in revolutionary A Pacific hos pitality of tbe west was offered today or the entertainment of tbe Japanese mission which arrived here Automobile rides and a review of the United States troops took up moat of the time of tbe ALL OF SPAIN NOW UNBE MARTIAL LAW Tho Disorders Dun to tin Strike wMob is General Over the By Associated whole of Spain is under martial law following disorders resulting from the general strike which is The disturbances In various places was stopped by the GERMAN SUPPLY BASES REPORTED OF MEREST DAT IN SOUTH 10AST lO LISII 1A1I DIOSTIiOVIOI LOS Both tinBritish and Frenrh Jovr ineuls OpjMisC Uio Socialists At eluding Stockholm Confident By Associated is no ing special Lo report on the Fran Belgian front tat communication Stales of and Temussre Are in tJie Ust U Co at or sending tho roois to Franco ims boon y the War Ihe divi sion wliicli will be is made include the troops of 2t states and the District of and will be n command of RrigaUior Oiicnil oT regular The slates include Alabama and The Kirst Ambulance Company of Tennessee beiiiR dcrig natod as a part of the which will be known as the 117th Sanitary NEW RULES TO GOVERN DRAFT EXAMINATIONS Of llui 200 In the Smmil Call to pori Saturday fur Kajlwl to Aeording to new orders received by Sheriff chairman of the local exemption number for Washington a call will In1 sent out sometime within the near future to a large number of men who were examined by the examining board during the first week of the first and were turned down bej of hcing Tor 11 re1 At the exeeutive session o the Washington county exemption board for number held at the court house yesterday ac tion on claims fr ex emption wUicli were supported by their affidavits claiming I 8 were granted their discharge from service iu the new national but are subject to the recall of the board has certified M more in addition to the list previously and of this number all but fivo have claimed on the grounds of Those who were granted their dis because of a dependent wife yesterday are Alfredo Grecn iilc Dunlieth Ed I ward Greenville Mc plans I Dudley Wheat Guard Greenville Greoii Tliose who were granted tiipir dis Iharge because of a dependent wife and children are Arthur belaud Sonny Bourbon Lnm Bur detie Greenville Metealfe Uintervilie Joe Greenville Greenville tlie assistant postmas ter was excused because of his assist ance in the handling of the and of was excused because of a dependent These men have been certified to tile district board number at as having been discharged from military service by the local Tbe board has also issued a call for 2fi men who had been previously examined and ewused by the board of lack of but acrard iug lo a new ruling received from I InProvost Marshal Generals these men will lie given another ex amination and unless they are other wisi physically or their exemption claims will be cer tified Tlie m oil recalled are Per Iklm Harrison Le when the and ii U cted that a ler or good soldiers will be Klizabeth George rom the first batch of men who were i Greenville Isaiah Lulaud John weights and examinations will be put Tribbett John MuGeo Metcalfo Greenville George A new rule for conducting the ex K KiKnoy Greenville Isaac Cal Greenville John Priseilla Shirley Wintervilio HI Greenville Charlie Houston Greenville John Heads John Leland Frank Priscilla Robert I Winterviilc Frank Tliomp Greenville Mamie lilelm Arch Priscilla Austin Leland Albert and Willie i i The men who were ceriiiied to the Kaiders on Coast Two Gerraa which yesterday raided tlu English southeast coast watering wen destroyed by the Brit ish according to the offi cial statement whirh was issued by the government It saw ihat one machine a Goiha airplane and the other one was a PenuSision Xol Granled to Socialists For Andrew iionar the government spokesman in the House of told the members this afternoon that the KOV ernmont had decided ti u permission to attend tiie International Socialist Conference at would not Renewed Reports of Gorman Wire less Station and Supply Unse on Mexican Gulf Coast May Ixad to be grained the British delegates AFTER THE SLACKERS UP IN CHICAGO Those Who Attempted lo ICvadc Mil itary Havo lieon Certified as IKit and Will He When Hy Associated men attempted to evade mili tary dwly by not appearing before the exemption were placed today upon the lists certified for service and tho federal agents were ffiven tho namos of the men and will at tempt to find The round up of slackers continues and 46 al leged slackers were arrostod In one district last By Associated reports of a hidden German wireless with on the Mexican Gulf coast may lead to a search of these waters by American The territory named in the report is Lobos and tbe coast of GENERAL DEBATE ON THE WAR TAX BILL NoarliiR Final StnRO Aceprdinp Ie portS From MOTO Senators Have Given Notice to 1 gener al debate on the war tax bill Is Ing Its final stage when the senate resumed Its consideration of the Only two more have Riven notice thatthaywlll speak after which it is planned to take up the committee with regard lo height ami j weight has by th board and il U CTipctecl that he troi nf being under The new ruljs spidfy that men will hi1 allowed S pounds Glfi to 11 poniuls In lid pounds 707 I Li t Mil and above 7i inohes pounds will bo A greater per cent of men ex amined Saturday passed the rigid ex amination than during the previous One hundred and fiftyfive men of the i00 reported and were of this number 37 railed to show and unless they re some time will be certi fied to the district More than liftv per cent i thcmen who passed the examination have Iileci claims for which ac cording to the figures of the Is a greater per cent than claimed at the previous Four of the men called have already enlisted in the and four been or dered to report The to tal number of men who were found o be physically fit for service is giv n at while 13 found to be unfit for duty under the All men who have filed elaim district exempti are Victor and whoso ims wen not allowed French Oppose Sorlitlists Stockholm Tiie decision that French socialist delegates shall go to the International Conference at announced places Albert minister of munitions and socialist in a delicate position similar to that of Arthur of Groat who resigned from the Brilish cab GENERAL DEBATE ON WAR TAX BILL Kosiiinml In the This Morn Hope lu Puss the Hill Within Two Tty Associated df bato on the war tax bill began in the senate today and leaders hope for the passage of the bill inside of two but many senators put the limit at a Leiand KH Greinville Fred Greenville West Leland lourbon Herod Greenville Knoch Wintervilie Helm Greenville navo Weilenman Winlerville John Jletcalfe Robert Dan Rob Greenville Edd Grfenville Alonzo Bour bon William Greenville Bus ter Greenville Alex Car Wintervilie Winter vine Walter Leland Sam lnnleilh Henry lleurv for John Albert duri Martin lleiralie who were ug tinfirst and have no riled 1 John Duiiloith Natlian affidavits supporting their I Greenville Leroy Green must file their affidavits at ville Charley Winterville AI bert Greenville Ijamniu Sylvester Motralle John Dunleith Cal vin Helm Tommy Greenville Alexander Greenville Jacob Winterville Jack either lain this afternoon or early to morrow else it will lie too time for filing affi davits lias hut due lo the late arrival of the the iias been extended until The exemption hoard went into cvnllve session fit 10 oclock this morning to take action on about I1 affidavits which have already been NOMWATJONlF MANY GENERALS Sent the by Iroiiidriit Tixluy for nom ination of more than two hundred majors and brigadier generals tor tin now Including all national guards general oflcors were sent to the senate today by the President for Those who did not claim e tinn are Andy Swiftwater Hen Willie Culd Ireen FORMER PRESIDENT TAFT STEADILY IMPROVES By Associated Clay UnuRd improvement was shown today In the condition of former President wno has beeiucort fined to his bed for the past days with Intestinal ;