Greenville Weekly Democrat Times, August 23, 1917

Greenville Weekly Democrat Times

August 23, 1917

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Weekly Democrat-Times, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1917, Greenville, Mississippi NATION WIDE CENSUS OF THE FOOD SUPPLY Agricultural II puilincnt in Mo tion Machinery to Mud Hie Food Stuff in tlio United PIUSNOH TAKE THAN 0000 PRISOMSIIS IN TWO DAYS DRIVE RUSSIANS Airships Raid English Coast Towns But With SnialP Vienna Admits By Associated British Front in BelgianBritish forces began another operation northeast of Ypres today on the battle scarred ground between iLangemarclf and Freezen There are no details as yet BELGIAN COMMISSION GUEST OF ROOSEVELT New mem bers of the Belgian war mission are the guests of Colonel Roosevelt Oyster Bay By Associated de partnient of agriculture set In mo tion the machinery for the taking of a nation wide census of the food sup The a hun dred different food regis ter the supplies on in ware stores and even in ihe ainilv 11LE AUSTRIAHUNGARY READY FOR PEACE Knorte From Vienna State That tlie luul Monarchy Will Accept Popes Peace the Italians Drive Back And Win new at tacks of the Italians forced back the Austrian lines at some the war ojice The village of on the Carso has been It The Austrians hav9 lost more than prisoners and fifty ma chine Germans liegin New Offensive in Ger mans begun an offensive on the northern part of the Russian lined between the Tlrul marshes and the and the war office announces Hiat the Russians retired for a short distance Germans Reach French Trenches But Are Driven Germans made violent counter attacks last night on the Verdun west of the They penetrated the EVeneh but Tvere driven Prisoners taken during the Cighting of the past two days now number more than By Associated gram from tlie correspondents bu reau a Vienna seems to indicate that AustriaHungary will accept the Popes peace GREENVILLE HORSES AT SHELBYmLE German Counter Attacks the face of heavy German counter attacks the maintained tjieir newly gain od positions on the outskirts of the war office and further progress was made at some Win Two Second and One domes This Norton and Charles who just naturally love to see good trotting and pacing races attended the fair and races at Shel last week with the Norton Brothers Lady I and True Fast and the trot ter of Victor Musco In the Lady I Must won second winning one heat and coming second in In the pace True Past was In the trot Sievers Victor Muscovite won third money in a full The horses will be on tho track at the iFayetteville fair this Cieiiium Airships Itaid the Engllty air ships made a raid off the Yorkshire coast last it was announced of hut so far as can be ascer tained the damage inflicted has been Tery One man is said to have lcen The raiders were un able to penetrate very far Ten German Airplanes Approach English Coast in County Germau aeroplanes approached the English coast county Kent the war office two raiding ma chines being brought Bombs were dropped on the Tower and Mary when three were killed two were COAL PRICES CUT DOWN IN CHICAGO By Associated Consum ers Company today anounces a slash of from one dollar to a dollar eighty cents in soft coal prices effective Other deal ers will make similar it is It is estimated that the reductions in the out to coalbuyers will mean I a cut in the Chicago coal bills i amounting to thirty million Big Claims by the than prisoners and 33 guns were captured the Italian ofeusive on the Isonzo front the war office announced to General Cadorna reports the Ilajians gained in two viicessKo ba SYNDICATE BUYS ARGENTINA FLEET Berlin Admits French troops gained a footing iu the Avaconrt wood and at Knolls east of their posi tions on the Verdun the war office The office also announces the French losses were By Associated Buenos French American syndicate has bought a fleet belonging to the Argentina Navigation Company for a sum said to be sixteen million ON THE HIGH BASIS OF ASSESSMENT MAJOR 1 SLATTERY IS TRANSFERRED received notice today that he had been attached to Uie 315th engineering corps the United States army and to report for duty at Camp near Little Major Slattery has been in charge of the Third with headquar ters in for nearly four and has made a large number of friends who will regret his de There is no so as to the successor of Major Slattery in this PROGRAM OF FARMERS INSTITUTE To Be Hold on Delta Experiment Sta August GOVERNMENT BEATEN OUT OF INCOME TAX of in the senate to day charged that the government had heon defrauded out of three hun dred million dollars on income taxes which have been evaded by the wealthy Ho declared the treaury department had JAPANESEMISSION IN WASHINGTON Bonn of Supervisors of Wash ington County Busy Equalizing Kcnl Estate After hearing statements from Alfred H and others and after giving the matter careful con sideration from every staiul with no desire to shirk any respon sibility to the or even an ex tra burden that may bo placed on the county by the operation of the new slate assessment the Boail of Supervisors of composed of able business men and heavy have ac quiesced in the suggestions of the Stale Tax Comlssion nnd are pror reeding to tho assessments of the county on the average valua tion of per acre for lands in with tho of of fairly grading the the more valuable above tiie average prico and the less valuable inard Accompanied tho Members of Mission and They In Motor Cars to of rBjr Assoolated nneso mission to tho United States from San Francisi Thoir arrival wtis accompanied hy a cavalry guard and tho visitors were In to tho residences ot Secretary of State and othor Wuh fcotornincut WAR IS BEING DISCUSSED The Much Incom War Profile Tax and Tax Wor Up for llinbiilo much disputed wnr publish ers Mid consumption tnx provisions ot the war rovenun wore raised ngalu today when rtlho resumed rtobnte ontlio Shur AUGUST DAY of Farm and Experimental 11 00 of by President Agricul tural the Farm Livestock under tho changed condi by Tait of the Pro gressive 1230 Hog Cholera of Alabama Ex periment and Othor Common Diseases of by of Mississippi Ex periment hy Tait AUGUST WAV of Farm and Experimental by George of Economic Problems of the Delta by Weevil by of Depart ment of 2 00 Cotton in the by of in Cotton by of Agricultural AUGUST CROPS of Farm and Experimental by Wheat Growing in ot Mississippi Kxperiinent Cover Holly Springs Ex leriment of 01 110MH 10COVOMICS IKOUUAM AirGlST Food Pro by on the by Miss Mississip pi Poultry Home by 1 30 Home hy CONSBRVATlpX OF FOODS AUGUST by Miss Wahington County by District Cottage Cheese in the by JTAM1S OIKIOH Mm IMSTllUT JAfLWl MTYSIX IN CUSTODY Kiilloivins ho by XatJomi Onlor ui In By Jiimes executive officer for this district of the Industrial Work ers of the held in tho county jail as a military orders for a strike of the agricultural aiu con struction workers organization be came effective Approximately men are af fected by the Some lumber workers in four have aJready declared to be on strike in obedience to orders from tho Industrial Rowan and allowed to be members of the Industrial Workers were taken into custody by the Idaho National Guardsmen who are on duty to ynoll Any of counties in southern have made preparations on a big scale to quell any possible Industrial Workers of the World In Ada county deputies have been appointed and each deputy has organized a company of ten men who are subject to his BRITISH REPLY TO POPES PEACE PLAN TliiInited Suites will Acknowledge Receipt of Popes Peace Proposal Through tho lirilish The reply of tho British government to the peace note of Pope Benedict was handed tho PniKil Secretary of State by the Brit ish Minister The reply says the PopoV note will lie examin ed in a benevolent and serious The Will Make Acknowledge ment Through liritlsh Foreign Office United States will not directly acknowledge Ihe receipt of Pope Benedicts peace but will do so through the British Foreign Office which has transmitted the communication through Ambassador POPULAR OFFICIA IN THE HOSPITAL Deputy Sheriff Henry Koher was brought in from VTayside yesterday afternoon by Deputy Nicholson and placed in Hie Kings Daughters suffering from a severe case of His hosts of friends hope for his early re cove BRITISH LABOR PARTY NOT AT STOCKHOLM AN OPEN LETTER TO NOEL Clear Cut From Kxfoiilederatc Soldier and Long a of Vnrda in the interest of American 111 My Dear Governor Noel I hav1 always beon a Vardaman but I Jim an Anioririln fhwt lift it IK in n spirit of broad Americanism thai 1 write you this I lake it you will agree with the solemn conclusion to which J oanio some months that next doing Imr share towards win ninp the Mississippis chief duly now oiifroiiting her is to deteal Ihe junior senator for it must not be permitted to out to the world at largo that treason can flourish in For four years I followed Lee in yl responded to your countrys call in PS and served under the younger In your regiment I had a Recently I hare given to the army my youngest the sUUf oi my de clining years I do it This is an ago of and ft is in that spirit of sacrifice that I urge you to withdraw yonr candidacy for lie Senate and throw your support to younger Honorable Pat 1 beg of yon to help present an un divided pront for the eoming If you stay in the race it will not be possible to make a cleancut issue on question of loyalty to the Outside issues will he dragcd In and all to the advantage of wjio will be quick to any oppor tunity to obscure the real Harrisons record Is He was himself once a staunch support er of junior and has from the beginning of President Wilsons administration stood close to On can unite all of us who refuse to admit that America is stabbing Gcrmany in the butif you a division of patriotic forces is inevit Von have observed how quick we all are to grasp any report which comes from Germany of dissension in Imperial so will the of a lack of unity in even a single slate bear encourage ment to and by so much as Germany is hy that will it necessary to prolong the war and sacrifice the blood of our Harrison is the man who can re move from our fair slate the stain of her present misrepresentation in the and as one of thote deluded followers of Yardaman whose only aim is to make amends Tor saddling iiim on the state in the first 1 appeal to you to lay ambition aside for the sake of duty and the common Very truly IIAIIUY JA11MKLD MAY HE MA1MO ADMiMSTKATOn PRESIDENT PBiRF of Coal Fixed by Jo n Per buss Thau Prico by liicoiu oiUercm By Associated Press I Havin termined the prices that aiv t charged for bituminous coal mines throughout the I j id Wilson today turned hi i lion to the task of a coa I mi ills Humors current today named 1 Harry Garfiold of Will and he is likely to ho ch The president wil tho coal prices to he charged by middlemen and Tho pricea named for mine slightly more than ton and range from 20 to Ui per under the minimum figure of which was fixed at Hie recent g de 0 be rca ttMi 1 ad res iams ap n fix the run Per tent LATE CORN SAVED BY RECENT RAINS Milton of was in town Mr has a big crop of ami when ho read the Associated Press telegram in Tho DemocratTimes office that hogs had sold for per liunrlred on he hoof in he remarked that hoped to have a carload ready for shipment soon and per hun dred didnt look a bit He stat that the rains last week saved his late planted corn and ho I would thereby have something to I feed his valuable swimduring tho coming INTEREST NOT AS GREAT AS SHOULD BE Seven Vpplii H So lar Kor ilialion fur Ijilrauii In I SfAiCN Xiival GERMANS ARE BUSY DOWN IN MEXICO riemls of a ProiiaKiimlu in pcrs the UniUd So Far u At Ihe National the Min ors IVderalion of Labor of Britain It Was Decided That the Labor Klioiild Xot Go to At the national conference of the Miners Federation of Labor of Great Britain it was decided Uritisli la bur party would Hot ho reprosenred U the sociiaist conference at Stock by Higins or USE OF HOME GROWX FOODS Demon by Miss Miss Cresswell and WILL HER TWO SONS EVER MEET AGAIN A Virginia Mother With Two Sons tlie a Captlv0 of Mm Nettie of Slienandnah near is wonder ing whether her two will ever Ono of William in the Marine Is now fighting with the Dilly Illuos In white the Clarence Is confined In a Gorman prison Clarence was living In Canada when tho Kuro ican war first broke out enlisted in a and was cap tured shortly after tho Gorman array httomptPd to adrnnco on MORE THAN HALF OF SALONIKI DESTROYED City OupirI Half IVnpIe By Associated than half of I ho walled cily of which is occupied by tho Entente was destroyed by fire At are IN PHILADELPHIA The McinlHrs of Mission flnosts of Mio yimltr City fur Sev eral Hours By hcrs of Mio riolglan by Huron wove of tho city today tor By Associated of are conduct ing in tiie Mexican a propaganda against United bin up to the present time have failrd in their The better educated and in fluential classes concerned svni to iie that tiie cam paign will exert some over tiie uneducated EXEMPTION BOARD IS KEPT BUSY Tlioro Uie in til ova should ln ihe boys n the Third listriot in ihe forth coming examination to be held In CnunviHe to two dolomites in ihe Iniieil StuHv Annlemv A Vinnhcr in Lai Call 1iTtifiixl U the District Board May Be Called to The local exemption hoard tor dis trict number one of Washington county still continues its executive sessions every day which time it hears appeals and acts on affidavit filed claiming exemption from mili lary Yesterday board certified to the board at eleven men who had beer drawn ill tho last call for 2ilii and five were discharged because of The men of the last call who have not been will in all be forced to go Inio the federal service unless licrf is a num ber of men in the quota of 221 men excused by ihu examining phy sicians at the mobilization These men will be called into service in Ihe order they were drawn and It is probable that none of them will seo under the first call for Tlie men excused hy the hoard terday are of wife and child Ash dependent mother Kold of wife and three children of wife and two children Wood of dependent wlfo and Those who woro certified yester day wore John Charlie George Frnnk Tay TCrnost Aibaton 134 Rlp Mosos MWroy nnd Willie Wood j not II uni to and and gtog rapliyTho art vtry lib j oral tt tin1 nciulemy which ih i elude in addition 10 dotliinp ami sub iun ppr Thoso who HIT iioi i flip miUnpitnf tlio examination aro vorv dosiruiis of ti inniiv CURTIS JEFFERSON ON SERIOUS Curtis a was ar rested yesterday aficrnoon ami plac ed in the county iaii on the chargo of assault with intent to Ha was arrcsird at near Mriinious while he was endeavoring to effect his escape from tho county officers after ho had seri ously woumlod another negro by shooting him with a Jef fersons trial will ho held at Leland next SWITZERLAND TO ISSUE BREAD CARDS Will Also Uo Tnkvnto Tc iluco the Consumption ot By Associated fciltirnt council today choso October latts whon tho broad card syntsm will be in Moasuros Mffo been to dce the ;