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Weekly Democrat-Times, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1917, Greenville, Mississippi t SKITKMISKU j INTERESTING MEETING OF CITY STILL CONTINUE TKK IIETROGKAUK MOVKMKNT VICTORIES Italys long years of preparation and General Cadornas strategy and ability as a continue to bear fruit in the great offensive tho j Italian armies are waging Eor j Dispatches from various i states that Monte San tbe Austrian stronghold to lias On tho French and Britisi front in Flanders it is reported the Germans Moonlight Airplane Raid Over Lon Capture Important Gurgo Exiled Prom By Associated dispatch from Innsbruck that after several ur gent appeals General von Hlndenburg has consented to send two divisions of Bavarian troops from the Russian to the Isonzo front to strengthen the A Skoda fac tory dispatch says they are working j contemplate abandoning a wide ex j pause of territory because of the I British the i launching of the next Entente push is apparently Italians Gain Important dispatch re ceived at London confirms the cap ture by the Italians of Monte San together with 950 prison ers including The Ital ians are now in possessions of the en tiro chain of mountains which dom inate German Raids Driven Off By raids of i Germans were driven off by the j fire of the British rifles and machine Cily lioard of Hcjilth by the Hogs in the key to Russian Troops in Northwestern Persia Pressed troops In northwestern Persia have been pressed back by the the i and the German artilpry is ac tive in the neighborhood of At the nvjular monthly of the city council last a city board of health composed of chairman Councilmen Wilzinski and Leppert and Citizen Lyno Starling wero appointed and will assume their duties at In addition to routine matters and I the allowing of monthly bills the council took up the matter of grant ing a near beer license to Bernie Brill and after a discussion from all legal the council refused to create a special privilege for this The meeting was attenrlod by a number of Greenville people who were interested in matters corning before the body at this Sniythe attended the meeting and was asked for a state ment as to sanitary conditions and the effect of keeping cattle and hogs in the He clearly stated I the conditions produced and all wero menaces to The council discussed the enforce ment of the ordinance against keep ing hogs in the the order for the enforcement of the ordinance having been issued to tho police depart ment by Mayor Hani several weeks publication having been made to that effect by City Marshal Kltcli1 A OK IlBGiN RUStJfliBS A PEW IMPROVED NOTED Flanders Beins Abandoned By dispatch from war office while a says that western Flan ish detachment is reported to have ls ueins Counted by the Ger of a of tho Many uml Improvements ui Old Showing in The official of coun cil will appear in The Democrat Times occupied the Garata British Casualties mans as far as the line at Courlrai throughout oast Ypres and U llas luc many refn fcs arc hfn as reported during the last I Iff A i Rlielers which the English are bom for Past he British a3 was given out today as Airplane Raids at Kill last nights air raids 107 persons were killed and 86 wounded at it has been announced the victims be ing of a naval Six air planes participated in the raid and in addi tion to the naval casualties one civil ian was killed and six were Airplane Battles her Aids over Belgium British aviators Sunday night made attacks in the cinity of where the British airplanes fought six Germans and shot dowu One British machine failed to bardlng Moonlight Air Kald Over first moon light raid over the London district occurred at midnight last night at which time many bombs were drop ped and the full extent of the damage is not One bomb fell just outside of a another smash ed through a while another hit a retail store where a number of girls were Later is was otioially announced hat seven persons were killed and 62 injured in last nights One raider is reported to have been brought down off SOLDIERS AGAINST MAYOR OF CHICAGO A Menacing ARainst William Hale Hlaclter Mayor of William Hale Thompson the central fig ure iu a menacing demonstration by a number of soldiers here this morn ing as the party was mobilizing in fifty automobilisi for a trip to the Kankakee Banners of a politi cal nature were torn from his and I other Civil Population Abandoned Itiga Throe Weeks was abandoned by the civilian population and foreign consulate three weeks This news was contained in an official dispatch which was sur rounded with so nvueh mystery at the Italian Drop Tons of Bombs on Naval airplanes dropped nine tons of bombs on an Austrian naval base at causing much destruction and a large con was announced officially llussiuus Continuo Tliejr Peti Russians are continuing their retreat along the coast of the Gulf of Riga toward the northeast and crossed the Livonia the war oficc CHARLES JOHNSON IS APPREHENDED Prisoner From tho County Convict Farm Some Weeks Ago Is in Moio Members of Kussjan Hoyal Family addition to tho arrest of Grand Duke Michael and his wife and Countess ihe Grand Duke Paul and his morganatic wife were taken into custody in con nection with counter revolutionary General Gurko Gur the former commander of the southwestern who has been charged with treasonable ward a will be exiled from according to Uie re He is the against whom i such a measure has been taken by the Attack ou American Sailor Rea son attack OB an American sailor Sunday night was i reported in a dispatch to the Chronj It is said gangfi of young men I paraded the streets nnd set upon an borough Bombarded by German American who was acompariie by his Tho correspondent re ports that the sailor dW nothing im prover and PO far as can be learned did not Americans were unable to give any reason for the at Switzerland Will Xot Be Oficially Represented afc has been learned from a reliable source was bobmarded last night by hostile U isoficially announ ced that three persons wero killed and five Thirty rounds were fired by the Switzerland will not be oficially rep resented at the proposed conference 01 neutral nations at Tons of Bombs Dropped on Military UOLII i Sept Many toiiB of that tuvmlls wcre dropped on the German Grand Duke Michael Is Duke brother of the former em his wife and Grand Duke were arrested today in con nection with a counter revolutionary plot which was recently Italians inliniie Steady con tinue a steady advance and are spreading over a large tract of the country capturing trench after military establishments In causing was announced ICasy Against on I the Kiga was captured by the I the war office Heavy fell into the hands of the FIRST INCREMENT NATIONAL ARMY and Their Guns Are Cnii thousand and more thnn 150 guna have been captured by the Germans in tho Riga and Riga was on firo at many potnln when tak linsslnns Moving Russian Ircmont from tho Riga region Is continued along tho coast In a northeasterly tho war of flco announced In tho Ux ktill district Russians nro retir ing northward after Imvltiff boon dis lodged by ho In the Jae gtl rlrOT region honlllcships arc xbolltug tho On tho to Cantonments Toiluy mid Mobilization Itapurliil t lie Moving flly Associated Thirty thousand the first increment of Iho national are on their way cantonments today to begin train Ing for service over tho Under command of traders desig nated from their own numbers vari ous sections are Towards the M mobilization Tho reports received by General provost Indicated that tho moblllwitlon Is proceeding Training of thf mfm will bo started Tho second quota of 40 per cint has culled U go to camp on Charles a negro who w sentenced to a term on the county j convict farm and who made his es cape on July was apprehended at Leland yesterday by Young and brought to Greenville where he has been confined in the county j Johnson faces a long term on tho county farm and upon his will j be held to await the action of the grand jury on another charge it is will insure him a peniten tiary LABOR AND DEMOCRACY HOLD A MEETING An Alliance of Labor and Democra cy That Will SUiml Solidly neliiud tllu in the irrat War By Associated The can Alliance of Labor and organized as a counter act to the ac tivities of the pacifists and proGer man propagandists and to bring the labor forces of the nation and who are solidly behind tho govern opened a three days loyalty conference here After the iMipointment of a com mittee for a organization and delegates a reress was taken until late today when Samuel president of the American Federation of will deliver an address and it is expected he will be named permanent chairman of the al DELTA SOUTHERN DIRECTORS MEET The directors of the Delta South ern held their regular an nual hero Today at the of of Percy fe This meeting brought to Greenville j a number of tho active oficials of the Southern Railway in which includeil assistant j lo tho general manager of Treasurer of J Railway lu Mississippi Oo assislant fenoralfreight and passenger agent Co superintendent of Ihe Colum busGrcenville division trainmaster traveling passenger and freight of ho gnnent superlutoudont of tho South ern district of tho great Southern Railway was hero last even ing ontwito to Memphis on i With improvements on some build ings and construction of others Greenville is enjoying a building ac tivity equal to any in its history and despite the fact that the United is now in the midst of the world war and that iher soldiers will soon be righting alongside the French and British has caus ed prices ou everything to advance from fifty to three hundred per cent during the past two more than a quarter of a million dollars will be expanded in improvements here bo fore the close of the While there has been no estimate made nor any figures it is generally understood that tho two story structure of the Coca Cola Dottling which will be erected at Blanton and Alexander is to cost approximately witih another added for furniture and machin Tha management of the local com pany is now asking bids on a contract to erect a two story liuildnig with a floor stuice 43 by SO which will be started some lime iu the early of this and when com pleted will represent a total outlay of many thousand The building will he practically re furnished with nil the new ami most modern machinery which could be found after a trip by the extending from New Orleans to Cincin Nashville and other points and which reunited in the pur chase of a Ijowe Hydro Pressure bot tler and considered b many of the leading bottlers of the coun try as one of tlio best machines The construction of the new build ing will be made with the idea of strict sanitation as the The George Nelms building at Theobald and Washington avenue is Hearing completion and will he occii pied by this well known at or iilout September according to their and represents an outlay of about ten thousand When completed this building will be one of the finest of its kind in the city and will make a model room for their general merchandise The Weinherg building for merly occupied by the Crow Drug and more recently by llolconrhe as IloUombes now nearly completed nf its re puirj and will lie occupied by the Singer Sewing Machine Company and the Julius Mayor book both moving last This building has been completely remodelled and placed in first class condition and outlay of several bun fired dollars to tho Ice Is now being manufactured by Ihe new machinery in the new build ing of tho Consumers Ice Company which was recently completed and the machinery installed after the ex penditure of fifty thousand dollars in buildings and new Ice was first manufactured here during the early part of Ihe week but was offered for sale to the public until such a time as the machinery had been completely adjusted and in perfect working The Alfalfa Mill and is now prepared to begin work in their now mill recently near the and Mississippi Val ley The cos of the mill if nt or about be whieh o total expenditure of this company run up into many thousands of dol The Queen City Hoop Company recently began he manufacture of hoops after a on of in erecting and installing machinery in the new work will shortly begin on Ihe Holly Matthews factory now belonging to the PaeiHkeLejcht Lumber rom This factory has been for some time I is located near ihe river in Ihe noriliem part of the Iluin and cotton fac within The course of the rest Thirty move into the old of Washington building which they purchased at a price said to be in ihe neighborhood of and many improvements made will add to tho attractiveness and coiiven of tho bin not of many is the old Time Pub linhing Companys which MS recently sold to A concrete floor baa been laid iu this room on Main street and is boing occupied by the GelKcMuun Harwiire Company an a store Is also snld that tho government will shortly build a concrete block In tho north part of town near the snml nnd Rravel plant nnd will manufacture concrete blockn for 1n rver Tho Gin entire ly ami greatly Improved at heavy In addition to all tliesc many im provements there are a number ot plantation buildings being ereeted the plantation near Greenville which will represent a further outlay to the planters of many of and there are also a num ber of improvements being made to the beautiful residences of this city which have not been included in this but when taken into ac count will run the figures of im provements near the VISCOUNT ISHD ADDRESSES HOUSE WiUns America That Her Ene Working Kstiiinp Ci States and Jtut Will By Associated Ishii dolivorel of friendship and cooponition with the United before the ITcuse of Congress lie gave a solemn vvariiinf that enemy count nes were working to them and ox pressed confidence that the friend ship of tile two nations would pravail over the He received a groat GRASTY LOSES TWO FINE MULES Two fino tho property of wero stolon from near the old government fleet luhnv town sometime last night and a re ward of has bee noffeml for in formation leading to thnir roturn to Ono was a horsn mule 1 1 y2 handa a dark 7 yearn old and has two or throe scarH on his other is described as being S years 15 V2 hands and both are shod all FIRST CONTINGENT OF SOLDIERS GONE Tim First of lip Sloctxl Soldiers Krxm JtVfnville for IllcThis Morninj and Ucre Jivcn a Heartfelt Au The first real towh of the selec tive draft was bronchi to tlin r tbicitys finest yorjig nun Iftr rn tile oclock framing camp at Camp it Liitb were biddin iind i quick by i rniari of who hal assrmlii Ml in Hie riv er bank to wish ihim in cludiig a if h city ilad the tinn of dtparture Rnerally known here is no dnubt Inn what the banks or ihe river would have been thronged with many all eager to shake Ihe hands nn first men o answer the call of the selective Tears and had aitout an cvrn break on tin1 banks this nicirn ng for all were doing their to hide their real hut when Uie Verne Swain steamed from its innorincs the loved ones left behind could bold no more and gave way to tieir George wifo of Sheriff George adder a touch of motherly affection to the of the boys and herself to them more than she could have dun by any act nr When tbn ynime men at tlu court house this void of practically everything but Ihe cloth ing they were a wholesome prepared as only a Kontherii lady can was them and it touched Ur o three young as only the thoughts of mother can touch At least three throe coops of chickens and Ihrre milch cows wore given awyy by Cap cirsuil who that when the Ihnv youni men retunied to ii rov crod with as they no doubt he would make them a pres ent of the while a number of young men on the banks recalled the fact Thai thr captain bad thpui the before they were was o carry oul the The composing the first draft were the first man to b who recently came to this city and was employed as a barber at tho Sanitary Harbor and Phil a well known uiarniiiist of this Tomorrow second lot of young men will leave by the Verne Swiili from her landing at the foot of Central The sirend eou will be comuosod of Wadic ieorge and Arnold WASHINGTOX KXfKCTKU THK KAKhV OF 15ICJA Gil OF HALF KITiiaiis AIM Have Met Severe cs According t AniKlcrdHiii Re Dropped on Kng Uy Asaoelated Russias principal has practically abandoned to tho Germans under a threat of an HIVO by and by in jm deciding stroke on the land was dolivMed by tho CJprmaus Tlin fate of Kiga was smiled when the German troops forced he cross ing of southeast of the and began push The city is also menaced by the Teutonic forces from ftUa hag a population of mr iiiilf a million Tho of Riga Was by aban donment of Riga in the face of a new German drive into Russia md oven the evacuation of Petrograd was forecast as a possibility in con tiilontial advices to tho American government received here during past two Such developments are not regard ed with as great alarm as might bo supposed as tho military achievement in the capture of Riga and Petrograd amount to almost Suffer Heavy at tacks by the Serbians on DobropoIjB front during tho last few days have been successfully costing the attacking force heavy ac cording 10 tho Bulgarian official statement issued A Bulgarian cooper ating will the Hermans in the Sereth district the Roumanian un teder the emHi ytrvnchoH inflicting severe losses and capturing Oi pris oners and 1 machine Bombs DroPiMd on person was killed and six injured by bombs drop ped from an aerial raid over East I Kent i bus been oili attack was uic i A Iolisll Council o Take Over All Polish iin Krause Xeituns from War saw thai a cnuiui was reiMiiily sub slituteil for tin1 Polish State Council and which consist of trade uie jiapwr wit over all the Polisti at Italians Kruvely im jjuid Ad vaiiced Italian troops have fought their way forward in the soth to Go and repulsed vioKiit Austrian counter attacks on their new posi the war office SPECIAL MEETING OF BOARD OF EDUCATION A spociiil mooting if tho comity hoard of han lionn called for Soptobmor 21 at which tlnio they will tako up many mnUers of a Bpoolal Tho bonrd is com pORod of Pat Honry Sam Hobort Holm and MtfOllntock ana county of AimmUKcs that 3SussiuiS Tho vrnr of fice oftcKiliy announced thfit Risi Mid bPon iibiiUfirmod by of the which had tjrily Uieir positions and re tiring Off iiie nitjht beaten off by iio aiinoumSea oCioially to Ufavy uniHory mrroii bot woii Tcan in out and SLI ningiipux nn on llrilish Omiaus made a third atttnipt to capture tho British posts of 1 but tliey wore on Iioxisioiis in Chris tnina Soiial a sncmlist assrris that Norway has provisions for only oiu month and import are THE RAINS AND THE BOLL WEEVIL Louis came In Sat urday from liis OKeilly plantation iu Holivar county to spend Sunday and Monday with his family Waldaiier reports heavy dam dono to the cotton crop in hts section by tho rains and tho boll weevils during Iho past two or threo He estimates tho dotoriora tion in the cotton at around 34 per Ho places groat big cotton liolls havo boon punctured by Urn weevils and thus Tho old corn In his flection Is net sood hepod for duo to July but Into corn promfaNW
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