Greenville Weekly Democrat Times, September 20, 1917

Greenville Weekly Democrat Times

September 20, 1917

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Issue date: Thursday, September 20, 1917

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Weekly Democrat-Times, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1917, Greenville, Mississippi I TIH 1017 i the reports of the Berlin correspnnd ent of the Tidens Six nuen from the Uboats were taken prison An armed British steamer in the North Sea sank a German submarine which was shelling a neutral sailing vessel and tile second submarine was sunk by a British torpedo boat de stroyer while attacking the armed MM NAVY DOES WOBK British Casualties for in the British ranks as reported for the week ending is given ia of whom have been killed or died of u But mile Xews of Fighting on the Raids Are Kc By Associated Only patrol en counters in the Ypres sector are re ported by General from the military operations on the French an front imaniun Forces Gain Anstro Gcrman Fortltiod The Rou hanian forcee yesterday occupied a of the AustroGerman forti fied positions in tho region of Var the war office announces to In the area of Riga there is no change in the Spain Not Serving as Base for Ger man Span ish today an nounced as false the reports from i the Medjteranean coast saying that j Spain was serving base for Ger man Two More Norwegian Sunk by German German submarine sunk the Norwegian steamships Facto and was an I nounced by the foreign office I Two men on each vessel ISIHTISH TISOOrs 10 A UAH HlUIIIjV DIM ISSUIS 1UI8KI I French Aerial French I aerial squadron Sunday bombarded German cities in Rhenish Prussia and Upper the war pffice an Serious Disorders in the course of disorders at Fin in which the soldiers were in twenty officers were killed and sixty others are British Raiders Do the re oent raid of Uie Entente Allied air Meaover accord tog to the a Holland bombs fell on a building and Mlled or wounded 900 Two Norwegian Ships Bnuk With Liven Nor wegian Askelad and An have been sunk by German submarines according to the reports of the office of foreign Eleven members of the crew of the Airland and ten of the crew of the lost their according to the Germany Denies Offering Pence terns to United German foreign office in a statement the Associated Press denies the stories appearing in the Danish and other foreign newspapers to the effect that the German government has indirectly communicated its terms to The German foreign office fur ther informed the Associated Press that the published rumors discredit ed tho peace terms ascribed to Ger many and further that there is no occasion for Germany to address the Washington government on this mat Troubles of Sweden Probably Xot is gener ally believed here that th etroubles of the Swedish government iu con nection with the telegrams which were forwarded from Buenos Aires through the Swedish legation are not The question of the hour is whether or not the United States will rest satisfied with the tone of the Swedish communication issued Tues American of the Ambulance Corps Killed on French Gci V muu Submarines on Xew Knglund Uy Associated is expect ed that the situation in regard to General Kaledines will be cleared up The newspapers report that the general has telegraphed the gov ernment that he docs not intend to the government has evi dence to the Petrograd and tiie neighborhood listrict is but there Is indica ion of a continuance of the Bolshe kiva but for the present the government seems to have the situa ion well in i Council of Soldieis and Workmen of I the riot resulting when Maximailfvtn at the session of the Petro grad council of soldierj and work mens a resolution de manding that power be assumed by the the entire council re Twenty Russian Generate Arrrsteu Twenty gen erals and other officers were arrest ed General Kornilof f and are being closely General Korniloff is imprisoned in a whers he is writing a staie it is will be finis Kmpcror William Ofors for Capture of The American staff in France has just informed by the French author ities that Bmperor Wilhelm has promised a prize of SOO marks and three weeks leave from the army to the German soldier who captures an American The Information came from a German prisoner re cently who declared that the offer was contained in an order issued throughout the entire talians Holil the Ground They Have AustroHun jarian troops made four successive attacks attempted Saturday night to recapture ground lost last Friday on the Bainsieza plateau and Ca lornu reports tho assaults were all No German Subs on tho Hngland navy department after as complete an in vestigation as is satisfied lhat there is no foundation for the of hostilo submarines off the New England TEN THOUSAND ODD FELLOWS MEET British Troops Make Successful iroope oE the English and Scottish regiments made successful raids last night on che Gorman in the Arras and Somrae regions Many Germans were killed in their dugrouUi and prisoners were Tho Annual Session of tho Sovereign Grand lodge of Odd Fellows Met Today in By Associated Odd Fellows from all parts ol the United States and Canada saflier ed here today for the opening of the ninetythird session of the soYfreign grand lodge of tho The raising by yearly of two million and a quarter war fund will be CHARGED WITH CRIME THAT MEANS DEATh By Associated a aged 30 was lynched early today at White The usual crime Cor which death is the penalty in this was The hody was found hanging to a tree by the road CLAMPIT DEAD Germans Mako Bitter Attacks at Heavy Oermnu after a violent south of tho Miette last night launched another attack and reached the French lines near Neufchatel tho war office but after sharp fighting tho Germans wore losing heavily and leav ing their prisoners In the hands of tho Germany Expresses Formnl The German minister to Sweden today formally to govern ment Germanys regrets of tho conse quence of the SwedishArgentina telegram aged died at the local hospital Monday at 9 oclock Clampit for a number of years was a citizen of our a successful but several years ago located in Chicot Arkan where he made many friends and met with He came over from Lake Village a few weeks ago to visit friends in this and to take a He was attacked receiving with and after possible died The ITomjaw were embalmed by Wells and shipped to Memphis for A good man h FREE called to his Until AlsncoIjorralno Are Tho French m1n road by the Paul in tho cham this reat Uio determination of France to tho of war vmtll Uio dlsan AlnaceTjorraino from Germany Is along wltlf n reparation for dnmnRes enusod by F L liftr BritUk Two FOR THESOLDIERS Best 1O foi Froo Shows l tlm big gestrecreational program which baa been In for continuous to last d ing the durailon of tho with tin nlimial supporting iund of fourteen million was utart nl today In tho army canton nut han been MbDI Blink by rection of tor O bcnl theatrical tbe 41 f rM Mi OOliGtO TO SWEDEN Sisrrjr of tho Ue tJo Illrilslolugy IVllnitlii Dottctioii iml Associated bus a note to according to a Stockholm corriMpondcnt of tho Cen tral News highly rcgrotting the disagreeable issues raised on ac count of Swedens transmission of telegrams to Tha German note says that Germany is much obliged to the Swedish soverunieiit for transmitting the she regrets the representatives in Argen tina should have sent the telegrama in the phraseology they A COLOSSAL STRIKE IN SAN FRANCLSCO ThoiwiiHl Inm and Met al Waili Out of One Hun dred Plants in Altout Sun By Associated Ran Ap proximately iron workers and imUil trails eiijrjtirnji in war emergency construction work at San Francisco and other Hay wont ont on strike today fol lowing tbc rejection of their demands for per cent in Tho as caried morn than Ki plants and 1 IOn worth of Kovernmont Iniild ing ind Spo radic rioting folloxved the wulk Jewish TiniEIO THOUSAND IlOSUMISI TO KNTIIAIX TOUAV START FOR CMtiFJIS Th New Si v teen iu lituuly for the rury Per Soldiers Will Sol lie tuiipitfely FquijriHd Year SEVEN KILLED IN RAILROAD WRECK Six Iowa Killcd Htoekmen and Our Ton Others Are The Parade at social ist parade today was not an imposing because heavy show era prevented a big A ban ner born at the head of the parade contained tho dowii with se cret American Consulate at Dunkirk Dnm de struction of the American consul rail way agency of the Dunkirk office by a German bomb on was re ported to the state department The consular was uninjured and the archives of the consulate ware COTTON GINNED IN GREENVILLE TO DATE By Associated Iowa stfXjkmen and ono negro killed last nlglit in n raarend collision on the Burlington railroad near Karl Ton or more were The killed and most of the in jured were in two sleeping cars and a car attached to a stock A train ployed through the thrae Tin1 people last even i 1 on to mi tlirir houses of wor to usher in ihfir ilaslum nr New which marks the beginning of the ryclc of sacreel held during the month of the seventh month of tho Jew ish ovrry new moon in ancient was greeted by the sounds of the Shofar the Eleventh month or new coming iifter six months of work in welcomed with religious exercis es an month of rest and recreation by the agricultural of Pal Number Tiie services at the Temple of the Union horn were very im by Robin Mor The conducted by the ish people were closod today and the day was observed by all the Jewish people of the i ua v ia ay here ruin By Associated Press 1 dred thousand men of tiie n tioual army are today on tin they wil undergo au exteusiv iug period preparatory to Moving over the Todays incrcuunt represents ap proximately 45 per cent of Uio Uital quota under Uie first enII ncnr ly exemption Tho nen men leaving will join first quota nl Kofjii were called on there will be no lin completely equip Mie units for service until just prior to their de parture tor AUSTRIA WILL REPLY TO THE POPE If OF DEAD By Associated Cynthia widow of the late John widely known ag a leader in the Southern Methodist died here today at the age of RITEMAN RETURNS FROM THE MARKETS of tho firm of iljejser has returned from New York after selecting a complete stock of gooda for the Bis Store on the corner of Washington These purchases are now being re and will be on display nt prices to meet the competition of all The NuUber of Hales inncd by lie Greenville Ginneries Much Tlian at This Dale ALFRED NEW YORK SUICIDE The attractive prices which are be ing paid by the planters of tbo Delta section of are attracting a large number of negroes from other of the state who are coming here to pick cotton and ar rangements for the coming But dospito fact tho report re ceived from the ginnera thi mornng show a big loss in the total number ginned to date as compared with last one trin in shows a loss of more than 300 hales while another reports a loss of be tween 150 and The Greenville Gin and Milling Company reported they had broken a ginning record Saturday when 45 hales were ginned in oniday as pared wilJi a higli level of lo reached by the same company last This is considered by many cotton to be a remarkable showing In that a record has been made so early in tho Tho recordhof the four gins of Greenville show that 45S bales of cotton have been ginned to By Associated New body of Alfred noted jreol ogist and was found in the court yard of life The police have reported that he commit ted INDIANAPOLIS WINS BASEBALL PENNANT ON THE CHARGE OF SELLING LIQUOR The attractive prices which are being paid fo rmoonshine whiskey since the bonodry law went into ef fect on July T are such as io at tract even some of the negro preach ers and finally resulted in the arrest ol Web a negro preacher of who was arrested here Satiir day on the charge of retail Glover is alleged to have got ten into trouble at Trail Ixike some time and when arrest was im minent escaped and came to Green SMALL BLAZE Sunday near noou an alarm of fire carried tho department to S21 Central the house having caught fire from a defective The flames were soon extinguished with a of some The house was occupied a colored man named Davis and his The prompt response of the fire department saved the house from II is IleportwJ tlio Iteply tho IVpos Ieaco Proposal Will llo 11 a n pal N undo Tli u By Associated reply to tho Popefl peace Hays tho Wienner Allceuein will he handed tho papal nun do at Vienna oji Thursday and wil be pub lished MYSTEROUS SHOOTING SATURDAY NIGffF Man Hiving HIH Nam s Jmiea But Not Say Dirl Uin SHIELDS IS AT HIS POST who was one of the first men to Greenville in the first five per cunt to he sent to the mobilization eamj at Camp has written to Demotrat Thnea asking that his paper he sent him states that all of the hnyn who left here are in good shape and everything is going ARMY Will NEED ALL fiPon Johnson released on a habeas corpus proceeding by Chancellor Thornaa af ternoon after he had been arreHfcwt Saturday niirht on he fhooting and but not fatal ly wounding si man giving the nanu of xvho is now confined in he Kings Daughters Fn her prayer for the release of j her Wichern stated that he was Ijuing held unlawfully in the city jail and that his confinement was injurious to his Jo is refused to make any statement of thp affair otfeer than he did not wish John son to bo Johnson says that ho and a nf othfi which ineluded had out on a matter of personal business Satur day night and later returned to and shortly after retiring Johnson said ho hoard two shots upon investigating ho he itund Jours been A ft tvr tho shooting affair Jont1 found at Delta Oil far nway from the scene of tho hr raitl hail vvaiuicred in seiiroH of a Jonon 1s not seriously and ifi getting along as well as ho expected under tho present c in AM AH API cinno A ROW IN THE Season Closed Indian apolis winner of tlio the American Association came to a close with Paul and Louisville fifrhUng for the honors of second RAILROAD STRIKE IN BUENOS Mucli IlKoider and Tying Ifp Troop By Associated linonos rail road strike diftordor is Kproadlng nnd the ivost hna been wrecked tylns up two Hues ami preventing the movement of troop rftlnforconsonlB of tho na haro bfloo Mnt from LABOR DEPARTMENT HAS A PROSPECT Op a Hopo of flau r tlio lnuiciaoo Traitor Sthikc Fly Agsoclnted de partment officials today expressed tho opinion there was some pros pent of the soon of tho shipbuilders and iron workers strike In Snn Adjourns Without San n prolonged conference with Joint committee of workorn and who were emlearorlnK to tilUrjthe of the Iron they without Ui Hoard Business Men Will Iid lirinati Six Months Atlantic i tho nnxt nioTilhs llic tlemandrt tho AniorUrin army abroad will re quire the govornmont to divert ov ary nvHiUihli i no nut vnssrl in Tiidc and others fpr over flea Vice hairman of the United phippiug ioayd told the war convention com of American business PRESIDENT GOR1PERS ASKED TO STOP STRIKE Hurloy of Ihn Hoard to President Join pera of Kwleiution of Stop of the shipping to day annealed to President Oompors of UuV American Fwlerntion of Ija to etop the Rtrtkes wMch art holding vsp tho bUlWlng o Kovern raent co Pacific Mjxyor Ham Had Several Him in thn City Conrt Tiiis Police Oficor Allen walkoi into on North rfumiai night and broko up a big row by ar resting several women Lu tho Neison who left Greenvillo overAl months when tho mayor hold Uj a dropped off the train hero Saturday night and it wasnt long until u row was aaid she intended to Iravo silo couldnt get nwUy from the look She admitted that sln had attacked and heat Mar garet Miller and was assessed The days may be helil up with an assurance of early am permanent Inez who used a knifo in an was fined and Margaret while not Borlona ly cut in was not In coiiv this not foellnR able to ap Sadlo PlomlnK for and Atlxirt a coorol threw brlokn at voktrcd bar ;