Greenville Weekly Democrat Times, November 29, 1917

Greenville Weekly Democrat Times

November 29, 1917

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Weekly Democrat-Times, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1917, Greenville, Mississippi XOVKM1U5U KM MEET i CONSIDER GERMAN THREAT II tho Cossack Leader iji Russia May Yet Prove Resisting British By Associated Press The British have capture the high in QIC Wood and now dominate the region of SiiCess came alter days of rigorous Haig dsclnrtS the capture of the Bonrlon opem the tor further exploitation the advantages already has ohaneed hands three times in a desperate battle tor the possession of the village Nearly ten thousand guns and war material beim captured in the present Heavy fighting is reported around with the French The French attacked a front of more two miles aud have occu pied first and second German The Italians continue to liold tho AustroGermaiis in check from Lake Garcia to Una The enemy has made strong attacks on the Asi ago East of the plateau between the Brcnta and the only the artillery has baen Have MadeNo Counter At V tacks Since Last Haig reports that the Germans have not repeateB their attacks on the Eourlon positions west of since yes terdays MOSCOW Under the Complete Control of the is tin der the complete control of the Bfy sheviki according to Peitrograd to the Daill wfao says that tiie relations of the masses and the classes is more strained than ever and the admiiiis trative offices are in a confusion Business generally is at a standstill Proclamations Issued by tho j viki tions have been posted alleging the bourgeoise are blocking the effort of the provisional army and to pro vide funds for the support of the Wholesale arrests are Tilna soldiers have been instructed to disband all committees opposing the Bolsheviki French and British Troops Reach Italian Northern Italian solid ranks of the FrancoBritish infantry and the ar tillery supply trains are seen within of the battle on the Italian orthern wtare they have arriv ed after having had an eightday vift Officers DecniHlfl HUIi Cross of the Aoioriian Anuy in American men who withstood the first raid early this have been decorated the French war cross at an impressive AustroGernianij Attacked in But Driven official state ment says that an entire division ol the en eta y attacked in mass formn j tion yesterday in the Breuta valley but were driven German Staff Officers Tclhng Lenini How They Want it has been received here from Petro Hit nuniber of German staf Officers are thena in advisorj capacity to Nikolai the Bol sheviki Reports to Washington From Italian dispatches report great AustroGer rnan losses in an unsuccessful at tempt to break the Italian defensive Russian Army Russian iarmv on the northern front has been without bread for two days and onlj two or three days supply of army bis cuits according to the report5 reaching Petrograd and transmitted to the Daily The army del it is have recom mended the withdrawal of the troops i order to pi event a general flight with consequent United States Will Formally Declare War Against declar ation of war atgainst Turkey ynd Chairman of the setoate Foreign Relations Committee declared seemed exceedingly advisable to simplify the which is now The statement of Senator Stone is tatoein to indicate that there is an agitation for war with the allies of which is to face congress it convenes next Sen ator the Democratic whip of the expresses views sjmilar to those of Senator Berlin Makes Indefinite local en gagements on the Italian front are reported in todays statement at army The Germans are said to have achieved success in these Claims AH AnslroGermnii vlf Attacks is announced officially that the strong Austro German attacks on the northern mountain front between the Piave and Brenta were Will Only Acknowledge Receipt of Note from Bolsheviki Government here Indicated that the only acknowl edgment that the United States was likely to at this to the note from he Bolsheviki which has been delivered to am bassadors at would be merely acknowledgment of Berlin Reports Fnllnre of British official com munication says the British attack liourlon woods and village was Admits VmrlnuijfMl Kalian Kront army ioad ftors Announces MiRt pinn1 lh3 llallnn is The new German attempts to i rive the British from1 the high ground dominating the Cambrai region uive General Byngs repulsing the enemys attack In the northeast corner of Bourlon Severe fighting was reported Mon day around Mouvres and the out skirts of Fontaine Notre Dame and the German artillery is active in the Ypres and Verdun The British positions at Passohen daele and Flanders have been bom On the right bank cf the where the French gained the first and second German defenses the French checked the Ger man efforts at an attack and the ac tivity of the big guns is also violent in The Italians are withstanding the massed attacks between the Piave and Brenta The French and British soldiers have reached the Italian fighting The British are now within three and onehalf miles of There is but little improvement in the Russian situation and the ef forts o the Bolsheriki government to arrange an armistice The country is described as beiag rm the vorge of a civil war and the Russian soldiers at the front ars re ported to be desperately Berlin and Petrograa are reported to be in communication via Favorable to war departments communique describes the week just closed as being very favorable to the allied Representatives of the allied pow ers are in Paris for a conference to determine the basis of a joint action against the Central and the future policy toward Riussia may also be determined at this Although the Bolsheviki has ap parently been unable to extend its power outside of Petrograd and Mos they continue their efforts to ward an armistice or It has been officially announced at Petro grad that Representative Ensign the BolslKviki command has entered negotiations with the German military authorities and it is reported that German offi cials have arrived at A conference of the at army hradqmarters is be ing held ifor the purpose of forming it is report The Germans arc offwing a slub born resistance to the British advance at Cambrai and the Teutons continue their attempts to break the Italian line between Brenta and the Piavo but the Italians are holding the The German threat to seize the base at should Norway per mit the allies io obtain a base on her Is believed to behind the conference of the three Scandi navian kings at which is st for Kalcdines May Yet Comc to lie Front in military cadets and viitually all of the offi cers of the antiBolsheviki troops in the Moscow district are joining Kale the Cossack who is re ported to be in control of most of southeastern according to a Petrograd correspondent of the Morning Russian CoiimniKliT Refused to Ne gotiate removal of General the commander of tho western is reported by tho revolutionary committee minister of Daluff refused to negotiate for an The Maximalists claim to he in control of tho ctip itul of Russian Tho American Government Will De fine of government and her allies will lotormlno whether or not tho llol ihnvlkl will lift elnsod unions our rn iicon as tlio vices are gathered from the repre sentatives at the Bol shoviki leaders and German officers are reported In as cross ing into Germany for a shattered the faint hope that tho goveninmnf might con tinue in the war on iho side of thu The liolslievikis of liussla Arranging With tives of the BolslKiviki commandor inchief have been received in tho Ciiiimun anrl have been informed by the German that the Germans have officially consented to negotiations for au armislioa on all fronts of tile belligerent t The Germans have set 2 for the conference and negotiations for an HIGH SCHOOL TEAM AMERICAN BOAT FOR GAME TOMORROW IS SUBMARINED The Crisis in Says Mamice Has director of military operations in th war said in an interview with the London that crisis in Italy had AuslroGernans Active on Italian ac tivity of the AustroGermnns on the Italian fronts is reported officially in dispatches which declared a fore cast for a greater offensive on the northern sectors with elaborate prep arations in a mighty effort to break the Italian WASHINGTON COUNTY CORN CLUB BOYS Superintendent Hatch Has Received CUeck for First Prize Awnrdcd o Washington County orn Chit IJoys From Third superintendent of education for Washington has received a clreck from assistant slate Boys club which was issued by the Mississippi State covering the first premi um in the Congressional Ditsrict con which was won by the corn club boys of this When it is tak en into consideration that it was the first year for tlie corn club the honor of taking the first prize away from the great number of entries at Jackson is greatly Cobbs in part I 3iave the venr great pleasure of enclosing chisck issued by the Mississippi State Fair in your covering first premium in the Con gressional District Permit me to congratulate you heartily on winning this most worthy and to thank you in behalf of your and our state for the effective work that you have You have demonstrated be yond a to my that tne Deltaboys can be lined if the necessary leadtTship is supplied demonstration is very encouraging to I should not be surprised if you should win tlie automobile in ItllS and may I now wish for you trH greatest measure of together with W and his the Washington county are pre paring now to tour the county within the near future in tho interest of he Both tho anil School CaptalnN Confident of Success To LEWIS FOR GREENVILLE CHURCH Curtis Will Remain as Presiding Elder of the Giecnvi The North Mississippi Conference of Ili6 after a session of several days in ad journed Mondays Curtis wiil continue as the preceding elder of the Greenville at for the coming Curtis is an able man and has done goodwork during the past year in the Tillery Lewis who bad served the Greenville church for tho allotted four was as to while was named as his successor The new minister is not a close relative of tlie retiring pastor but is a member of another promin ent family of Methodist ministers by the name of The new min ister is a younger brother of who was pastor of the Greenville church many years and is now in pastor at Glen Allan for several years goes io being succeeded by K Cunning ham at Lcland for past two was assigned to being suc ceeded by Coleman is pastor for Arcolj and with Robertson at ANADIAN HOTEL AND HOSPITAL BURNED The Uotoi Dien and hospital were lostroyed by but all of the hou snml imnntcn wrn Chief of Police Kolsy was Many or Iho Inmates suffered from expos In the zero The loss Is at While it had been rumored that the Thanksgiving game b1 tbe High School and Greenville Academy football would be postponed until tho return of Harold who was called because of I he death or his it was only be cause Coach ITaxlon and the members oNiis learn had deep sympathy fur the northern boy and for Captain who had built his lenm around Ibis man whose loss will be keenly felt by members of bis Captain Rielly stated yesterday that the gaiula would bo played as scheduled and Coach llaxton said to day that he and Ills men would he on the Academy Field at the fixed lime and lowrs of the pis skin are ntfiiireil of a same lull of thrills from start to Both Captain Kielly and Coach liaxtou feel confi dent of the outcome of the game and both confident their men will bring home the Of tbe eleven members of tbe high school eleven who will probably start tile eight are old having two or moro years experience three will be in iheir first and there is but five pounds difference in the average weight ol the loams tlv Academys ago is 1C and that of the high school The high school is claiming th1 stale championship on Ihe grounds of having won all of their games during which time Ihey have scored 09 and their goal line lias as been If they are not eliminated in the game tomorrow af ternoon Coach Haxtou will endeav to arrange for a post season game with the twin which disputes their Coach Haxton will probably start the gamo with the two Council Holcombe and White in the liack while those who will carry the ball for Captain Rielly remain a mys tery to he geenral The following named boys compose the liiih school team Team Name Weight Age years VI7 17 1148 17 1 13S 1 i I 147 1 1 4 3 11 14 1 i 1 MS IX 132 21 IliifiVj 17 1 1 130 1 1 120 I 1 1 1 1 14H I 135 10 1 Siilythreu Missing and Three PIIIH connUul for When the jows Sixtythree men are missing and IhiTi are roimied iu boat of tii can earner which was re ported yesterday as having heeu pedocd by a German T navys report says that H of Ibe vivors have been landed at Ca but add nothing more to t published accounts of the CAN THIS BE DONE Averago 141 Upon reading tbe interview of Captain Rielly cur Thanksgiving 1 was very much Impressed by the showing llo Acad emy tenm had made this In spite of its injuries ami said Coach but do yen sup pose has run nnoolhly throughout Mie season with tbe High School squad A brief review of the season may throw some light en the When school opened in September two men who had been counted on to do great things in High School foot ball were among tbe Pur nell brother of mem orable Willie was unable to owing to the continued illness of his full hack for Acad emy last had decided to attend High School this before school to Memphis to accept a Two weeks after school opened star end of the l91o Clarks dale rclirl from school to accept a One week before the opening game who played a fine game at tackle last for During the first half of the first game Harold captain of Ibe had his arm His ab sence from the remainder o Suit and the bake Village gime two weeks later probably accounts for I he fact High School could score only 114 points in these two On the morning of Ihe game we were informed of thr de parture and marriage of JUissell who was our oldest man from of experience and uiiiioiibii ly our strongest line Dis heartened by his High School managed to win by a scuro of 4S to High School entifreil Hie Green wood game with the knowl edge that all ot its pet plays had been given to the enemy that morn With this information Green wood us to 47 We will enter the tomorrow without tho service or Robert who played so well in the Greenwood While Dancy did not Iisure iu our play as Schmid in the Academys Ihe name of depression is felt over the cause of his But wo have no excuses or allbu to Wo want our team judged sololy on it isshowliiK lomnrrow not on what might have A young man wa found dead in tho bath In his hnme iu Toronlo some time InviwtlKailon show ed thai lie had boon lillvl In A con carrying 11 ill the WASHINGTON COUNTY FUND Ailditions to the Wash County War Fund reported by Treasurer Hush Alexander follow U FIVE ALARMS AND A FEW SMALL FIRES On numerous occasions in Un past few mouths Grconvillo ban most generously znd rromitly to thj various upon Friday aftornoon irh Sunlay are going tu entertain ixuno tonr nm flrod boys in iiuii Dlder Hoys hrni Iho of tho Stale vipitors be in ln homes of our lu iddition to thu will be iKcocsury to raise iilicnl to irovli ioms entertainment arc these conferences Xnv wlKit nn v In Ciii this money be uiiicul can and on the following fifty persons contribute mailing or seeding tueir clccks niOdintoly Io Those who desire to have a part In this are urged to act this notice was beinjr pre pared tbo following wore made Starling llobron Crump Wortham Trior Shelby Wasson ironry Ireys Fred OnrinB past three days the Greenville Kire Department has been on the no IRS than alarms having been turnd in during that The prompt response of tlie depart ment and quick work lias any serious damago to the roof of hamlsomn hnnie of Thompson mi Jlain ing tho heaviest loss the buvnini a consiilinilii part of the Tho firo was extinguished with preventing the seri oiis damage to the interior mid funiL turo that would havo resulted from IloodhiK tho building with ALL FfflLITANT SUFFRAGISTS OUT mili tants of tiie womans party remaining in after the of the hun ger striking 22 were re leased THE BOYS COMING TO OUR CITY 100 o Arrivo Friday for a Days lie JCuter jiined in A In response to the gooil citizens of flip city who so kindly showed their confidence in me by signing the petition requesting mo Io heroine a candidate for tho office of council I regret to state that I must at this time Thanking them aiid numerous oth er friends who so promptly assured of their for tbe esteem tbus and that 1 may servo them at some time in 1 beg to Very sin ce rtly six DUTCH STEAMER LOST niemlKssj of the crow of a Dutch steamship y1 ing in port here were ardj nine were rescued when tle launfli j capsized in the All arc Six of the survivor been taken to tbo hospitals from WASHINGTON COUNTY TAX LEVY FIXED At a special meeting ot Ibe Board of Supervisors of Washington county the tax levy for all county purposes was fixed at S Vi Tlie stall tax is 4 mills and the board tax S making tho total state and levee board tax 20 Vi Last year the total was 4 Vs The increased assessment made th redUction of rates These laxes should have been levifi in but tlv delay of aue State Tax Equalization board ill approving the assessment rolls caused Ihe de CHRISTIAN CHURCH Arrangements aro now being com pleted for the of more than 4 M between tho ages ot 14 and 20 from who come to Greenville Friday fnr the annual conference of the State of which Blake of is Lyue Starling is chairman of Iho local which has un dertaken lie liufK task of flailing comfortable quarters for the young men during their stay in tbo Queen City of the At this time of he year the traffic in and out of Greenville is tremendous and daily the hotels uri beiuj filled to Iheir utmost aiid Jicuce tbe boys will inlo the homes of the peopleof the The boys begin arriving in Green ville Friday and will be entertained by the hospitable people here through with every minute of their Slav filled with different sessions which opens with a dinner at the 1IiSh School gymnasium Saturday afternoon will devoted to recreation and Sunday ar tho morning each pulpii of tlie city wiil bo filled by one of the sec reiarics and leaders of the organiza and in the evening a union serv ice will lie bell at tlie Presbyterian church at which time the public is urged to All of tho sessions of the confer e at the Presbyterian church and a cordial invitation is ex tended to Iho people of this city to attend these Greenville selected as the next ineeting place by the boys while they were in conference at las ALEC LAMAR HELD ON MURDER CHARGE Sunday school worker of tho Christian church for tho Southern district of the United will speak the First Chr tian church here this evening at 7 All aro cordially inviled to attend this lecture anil are assured of being BAYLE SHEBY NOW EXALTED RULER a was held in county jail by Judge In justice of the peace court this morning on the charge of when be was given a prelim inary hearing before the i charged with shooting Henry i another to his death at Win tervillo Saturday i According to Ibe evidence inlro d need Henry bixon was rniiiK to bis homo throe miles from Winter villo in company with a number of other when Alec Lamar stopped the wagon and demanded to know where nixon and upon discovering negro opened tiro with shot It is alleged and Dixon had a number of words bofor0 they left Wintervllle Saturday ON WITNESS STAND Is Telling Her Own Story of the Kill iiiK of Her to lie Tho Greenville ks havf elected Sholhy Kxalled Ruler Io succeed Louis spltu dll A smoker followed Ihe anil Ihe members were brought In closer annual services were ulso nrrniiKivl and will li held next n complete to iir In Innio of Ihe Item Bi anca do on trial for the mur der of her John do Saiil told story of her life on tho witness She told of tlu trlcliery claims that her husband ivtiortffl to in order to got possession of sho inherited from her Slio related Instances of tho alleged Infidelity of tier Her story of the shooting hnl nal been reached at ;