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Albany Decatur Daily (Newspaper) - September 23, 1916, Albany, AlabamaA a bees bar Kumutat t1 the Albany Decatur vol. It to m. A it a a a a it a a Llyl it is 4m> a Pili Iii or Uit by Al aha am Hurbi. A14ia1a a Albany. Alabama. Saturday 23, a a. Weather win Mem Imp tul fair tonight and saturday. Tax assessments Are raised Over a million dollars Umici Mem county and state will realize increased Revenue on about $20,000 from wholesale raises in values a Larreau in tax a a a a a meath la Morgan county of More than Wjk Mijkl was aaa Oraeed today by tax Frank p. Troop. The Rafee in Ftp a a a Menta was the work of the county and state boards of tax equalization. The total taxable property of Morgan county be now valued at 1munm, a Aarau a to Taf tail. Tue will mean a la create in tax of he received by the Rohaty and a late of a Orne think like my the total Tain collected during last year amount a to Mic the am Atit to or collected to life year few Ito run. The corporation bearing the us Gest Load of the inca san it a framed thl morning from a a a Casar tron to Hooka arc the Louisville it Nashville Railroad the Southern Ballway the orca tur water in Only us a a the Alabama Power company the North Alabama tract he t a Many. The Hathern Bell Telephone it Tele for Nib company and several other. The target individual taxes paid la Morgan county come from the Haney estate with the Wilder plantations second. Residents of the cities of Decatur and Albany Hay a Large share of the taxer of Morgan aunty Alto. It Sale of pure and Short porn cattle Hartselle. Sept. 23.<8pecial a there will be a pure bred shorthorn Durham cattle Sale on the fair grounds at Hartselle Alda sept. 29. This Sale is out on through the shorthorn Durham breeders association of America. None but High class pure bred animals of Merit will be a it or matted to be uttered in this Sale. Bulls from 10 a norths old to maturity heifers and cows will be offered in the Sale. President to speak in Indiana oct. 12 will of . Hoff left memorial fund to st. Johns Church National Archery tournament at Jersey City Margaret Alice Hoff fund la Honor of wife of financier. Is net out la document. The will of Georgs a a. Hoff late president of the Morgan county a t Lona i Bank and beloved citizen Oft the twin cities was probated in the Proferio court. At Lee Hoff non of the financier was named As administrator along with mrs Margaret Atlee hot. The financier s wife As administer matrix the will specifically sets Forth that no inventory la to be Yade of the household Good and personal property of Quot the deceased so no estimate a it the Vahie of the estate left by or. Hoff is obtainable the will is a lengthy document and has several codicil written at later dates the original will was dated april 26, 1908. After making personal bequests to members of his family. Or. Hoff provided that $6,000 in shares in the Bank which be founded be held in Trust. This fund is to be known As the Quot Margaret Atlee memorial and part of its net proceeds Are to go to the vestry of st. Johns episcopal Church for the Upkeep of the Church. Or. Hoff stated in the will first in importance it salary of the Rector second. The Char a liable work third the music of the Church fourth proper care and re oar of the Church in the event the Church Discontini yes services the Trust fund shall go to the general clergy Relief fund of the episcopal Church with off Cea in an Eastoft state. A the witnesses to the will Are w. A. Bibb now president of the Bank and judge John a eater a prominent Albany attorney. John Henry Blackwell or. Dies from indigestion. Asbury Park n. J., sept. 23.�?definite announcement was made at president Wilaon s executive offices Here today that the president would speak at Indianapolis on oct 12 and at Omaha neb., on oct. 6. _ i r i John Henry Blackwell jr., the 2-Intvntlis-old son of or. And mrs. John Henry Blackwell who died Here at the Home of his Grando adepts or and mrs. I. Wallace was burled yesterday after Thoon at City cemetery. The burial service was conducted by Rev. I. Corniffe Rector of st. John s episcopal Church. The Little boy came Barton a visit two weeks ago. And died after a very Brief illness. Wagon builders come Here next week to see Price invention Strong Effort being Node to have the factory located in the twin cities attracts much attention so much attention Hab been attracted by the Price patented Wagon the invention of John w. Price a local inventor that several prominent Wagon builders Are expected Here next week to go fully into the matter with a View of the manufacture of the improved vehicle. While definite plan have not been perfected a Strong Effort will fee made to secure the location of tote factory Here. The inventor and his brother Chas l. Price of the local tar the promoters Are both pulling hard to have the Wagon factory located in the twin cities. It is expected that either foreign or local capital will be interested and that a capitalization of 7r>,-000 will be secured for financing the Plant. The Price Wagon is attracting attention not ohly locally but throughout the South and to far without exception every manufacturer who has seen the Model has pronounced it the Ideal Wagon. They Are All agreed that it can be turned out at a Cost of 26 per cent Leas than the Wagon in general use and that it has Many advantage Over the latter. One of the big advantages claimed for the new Wagon if that the wheel does not revolve on the Axle. Instead the Axle turns in a Well lubricated Bear lug. Ihfe and friction the Wagon is without hounds and has a rotating coupling Hole. A for the for him if. A a ration residents of new Fork and Vicinity recently had an Opportunity to Nee handled .y1 a Quot pm a a a Hin a a a a a a a it a Kim. A a 2 Indiana. Tbs thirty eighth annual tournament of the National Arr Hety association a a Wuh a it a a a a a sri the inventor believes that the new vehicle will revolution a Wagon making and that it is destined to drive the old fashioned product off the mar Ket. If the factory is located Here it will employ about 600 men to Start with and May grow to enormous proportions. M state m e . Tec Slature e special session oem two Hundred and fifty taken off of crippled coast wire Steamer. International news service Cape Elisabeth. Me., sept. 23�?the it Coastwise Steamer Bay state was reported ashore Early today about a mile Westward of two lights near Here. The Crew from the local coast guard station went to the Rescue. The Bay 8tatc. From Boston to port land me., carried 250 passenger All of whom were a Ely taken off by a Revenue Cutter and three Tnge at last accounts the Captain and Crew were standing by. The sea and wind were rising. Ten tried ten convicted Almon has 1000 average solicitor David c. Almon make Cleon sweep at Cullman county or Colt court. Solicitor David t. Almon of the twin cities made a clean sweep at the Cullman county circuit court which ended last night trying ten cases and convicting each of them for the first time in his Many years experience As a state prosecutor. For the first time in the history of Cullman county judge Robert 7. Brokell also sentenced to hard labor a White woman. She was convicted of Selling whiskey. The cases tried this week Are As Fob lows Doc Mccastline. A hanged with mar Der life sentence. I Aura Beddington White woman it barged with soiling whiskey six months in the Coal mines. Will Mooney assault with intent to commit murder , months. Sha Mon King forgery Twenty five months. Chester Mckissick carnal knowledge of female Over 12 and under 16 years of age convicted under the statute making this crime a felony by the last legislature and Given two years. Titus acers forgery Twenty five months. Tilv revnolds criminal assault is months to us Sothern. Criminal assault Twenty five months. Jim Todd perjury three years. Tom Swift Highway robbery ten years. A a v 1 a to a a. Few Hughes continues to Harangue the voters International news service end Ute with Hughes South Bead ind. Sept. 23.r-v-.th his voice still in had shape but immensely pleased Over a Fash med red of Etc Celebration last night Chas. E. Hughes left Here today on Hie third and last Lap of his Indiana tour. T or despite the danger to his Throat governor Hughes will stick to his original program which Calls for eight speeches on his last Day. He so decided after a consultation with his doctors. All the speeches however will he made indoors and will he curtailed. "7�?o to Avert strike is looming Large Seel Psi his facts right he ret age atm of Elpaso commander Kip Tab ltd Villa movements. Assemblyman Gilroy Falle for meeting of one Hundred Molony monday. Muc pressure m a Mil legislation compelling Arbi ratios of difference Are sought by business men. International new service new York sept. A 23 a indications Quot this afternoon were that the general strike called for next wednesday morning will never take place. A that if it does less than half of the 800,-000 organised workers in greater new York will heed the Call. The Keg a foremen s Union one of the biggest organizations May not be called out. T. V. Of Conner the president refused Point Blank today to my whether to will Call his workers out. Belief gained ground that the members of the a Bix six Quot typographical Union a Mufti remain at work. No official of the typos was present at the meeting yesterday when the general strike was called. The amalgamated clothing workers one of the largest organizations Alao was unrepresented yesterday. Neither was the indies garment workers Union. The clothing workers number about 75,000, and their Secretary said today that it was unlikely that the would go out. Belief that a Way out would be found either to postpone or Call off the strike grew when it was Learned that the state mediation Board would Call an inquiry into the Carmen s strike next tuesday. I Abor leaders refused to Issue any statement regarding the reported defections of several of the Large organizations. President shonts of the in Torbor it ugh issued a statement this afternoon bitterly attacking the labor leaders for calling the general strike. He declared that Quot the tyranny of capital in its Palmiert Days never approached the tyranny of labor under certain International news service new York. Sent 23.�?a special session of the. New York legislature to Deal with the threatened general strike Here loomed As a Strong possibility today. Great pressure will be brought to Bear on gov. Whitman to Call the legislature into session at once that u May Rush through the Las broaden Teg the Powers of the Public service commission. It has been proposed that the commission be empowered to compel the traction Cem Panlos and their employees to Settle their differences by arbitration. Assemblyman Vincent Gilroy has sent messages to nearly 100 members of the legislature calling them to a meeting to be held in the Biltmore monday afternoon. At this meeting it is proposed to pass a Resolution urging that the legislature be called into Scelson to Deal with the strike situs a irn Here. The indications today were that the Mfd a will be largely attended and late National news Hermite Washington sept. 23 a bitter fee ing is developing Between the civilian and military element in the War department Over the mexican situation. The discrediting of Gen. Bell s report on the Chihuahua Battle by civilian officials of the department chiefly is responsible for this. While no official report of How be secured his information yet has been received it is Learned today that it came direct to him from secret agent sent South immediately upon word reaching him that Villa was threatening attack. These agents also re sorted that the same band to now planning an assault upon both Torreon and Durango in order to demonstrate their Power and if possible prevent the Carranza agents now in this country from securing a loan. In direct contradiction of Secretary of War bakery a statement yesterday that he did not accept Gen. Belles report Gen. Hugh l. Scott chief of staff of the army today said a a a believe Villa is alive and Active furthermore 1 accept Gen. Belles report As being a Complete outline of the neds of Villa raid on Chihli Ahl a confirmed International news service Brownsville sept. 23.�?confirmation that Villa attacked Chihuahua on sept. 16 was brought Here today by col. Pedro Capa a Carranza officer. Chapa said that Villa with 1,700 men Ling led As Farmers and cattlemen entered the City while All the officers of the Garrison Werg at a siesta Iol losing an afternoon of patriotic exercises their men were either asleep or celebrating and even the guard had been withdrawn from the outskirts of the City that they might participate in the festivities. L under these conditions chaps declared Villa had if file difficulty in making a Surprise attack. The Vil listas Wren beaten off with a loss of 200 killed 200 wounded and 200 prisoner. Chapa admitted the Carranza losses were Large., continued on Page 6 International news service new London sept. 23.�?in spite cd the reported mexican claims that Villa s activity in Chihuahua Are of no importance the american commissioners took the reports of Villa s movements so seriously that even unofficial conferences were suspended today. Until in. Bliss returns on monday and can interpret the exact changes in the military situation nothing will be attempted Here in the Way of further discussion. Demonstration of Coffee at twin City pharmacy. E. G. Mclin of Birmingham ala., representing the Donovan provision co. Is Here today arranging for a dem. Ont ration of red Diamond Coffee to begin on monday morning at the twin i City pharmacy. Decatur and continuing three Days. All Are cordially invited to Call at the pharmacy and enjoy a cup of the Del Kiowa brew. Austria soon to name new envoy to United states 0 a a a count Albert Apponyi mentioned to succeed or dumb recalled at request of state department next Cates meeting be held sunday afternoon Evart off a to boasts he Cool tax Amend it i a Peech at Gordon befell until Runda afternoon no further Public meetings of the Cates revival forces wifi be yield but at 3 p. M. Tw0 meetings will be Beld one for Louien Al the Central methodist Church and the other at the Malone garage for men will be held. Rev. R. I. Walston will have general charge of the women a meeting std or. Cates will direct the work at the men s meeting. Or. Cates when he last preached to the Railroad shop men gave them a pressing invitation to the 3 of clock meeting and the evangelist requests that All who Ca attend the sunday meetings. As on last sunday night a big meeting for both men and women will be conducted at the Malone garage tomorrow night beginning a at Early Candle last sunday night the crowd completely filled the garage and Many could not obtain Seata. Last nights service was the largest vet in Point of viable resulta with perhaps one exception a Large number coming to the altar service. School taxes urged. In his opening remarks prior to the Sermon last night. Or. Cates spoke appreciatively of the showing made by the Gordon school children when he addressed them Friday. The speaker saw Quot you Good people must arrange to enlarge your schools. I noticed As Many As 100 students who had to stand during the Chapel exercises. While 1 am on the subject of continued the speaker. Quot i want to encourage you voters to support the constitutional amendment soon to be voted on in Alabama allowing larger joca1 appropriations to education. When this question came up in Louisville i told the leaders to put me Down As being strongly to favor of local taxation for the Public for the last two nights or. Cates has had great Freedom in the presentation of his messages. He seems to be stronger physically than when of came Here about two weeks ago. The preacher states that he is equally concerned both for Decatur and Albany. And frequently urges that the people of the two cities Quot keep their heart Union intact whatever is a one in an outward and business of president reads riot act to British late National news service Shadow Lawn sept. 23. President Wilson today personally took up British interference with american mails and the blacklisting of american firms with Walter hone Pago ambassador to great Britain. The president told or. Page that the foreign office must be made to understand that the United states will not tolerate the acts. International news service Vienna sept. 23.�?a new ambassador to the United states to take the place of or. Dumb who was recalled will soon be named count Tisza replying to a question in parliament today said Quot the ways and met a an to Ful the vacancy will be found immediately. Castro Hungary sets a great value on its relations with the United 8tates.�?� count Albert Apponyi i prominently mentioned for the Post fifty.8ix Aik Battler in Laht Twenty four hour International mews service Paris sept. 22.�?four German airmen have been shot Down in a Mammoth air Battle Between the opposing forces on the Somme front. The official report today declares that 56 air Battles have been staged in the last 24 hours. A French dirigible bombarded marching. North of the Somme the night was Calm and South of the Somme the artilery activity continued. British aeroplanes attack German Aero it Tatlong International news service London sept. 23.�?British-naval aeroplanes yesterday successfully attacked the German air dome at st. Venis to West Flanders according to the announcement of the admiralty. The result was highly satisfactory. Considerable damage was Doft. The admiralty stated that Early today aeroplanes also made attacks on enemy Aerodromes a Ghis Telles. And hand Marnae in the same part of West Flanders. All returned. Greeks and italians leave to join allies. International news service Salonika sept. 23.�?amid scenes of great enthusiasm a Large Force of greeks and italians left for the front today to join the allies. They were wildly cheered by Large crowds. A British capture German the aches last court Ellette t International news service ton Jon. Sept. 23.�?continuing their a cd Vance South of the acre the Brit a a troops captured a strongly fortified system of German trenches East of Cou Cellette the Var office announced today the British advanced on a front of half a mile. German counter attacks were repulsed. Fierce attacks against russian line repulsed. International news service Petrograd sept. 23�?a fierce attacks against the lines Southeast of Lake Nar Talch in which the enemy used Gas. Were All repulsed the War office reported today the russians surprised the enemy Southwest of Gusatin and capture 1 a fortified Post containing War material. Teutons claim repulse of romanian attacks. International news service Berlin. Sept. 23.�?roumanian attacks in the dub Rudja and Transylvania sectors were repulsed by the teutonic allies the German War office announced today. In Macedonia the Ell led forces have evacuated territory. In the Eastern theatre of operations continued on Page 6 president Wilson commutes sentence Morgan county a a a Zefiro stuck in Chimney Washington sept. 23.�?president Wilson Friday commuted Frost four to two years the sentence of Alfred Davis a 17-year-old negro Hoy who attempted to Rob the Post office at Danville Auu in 1914, became stuck in the Chimney and had to be rescued by the postmaster and others. Davis be now in the Federal Penitentiary at Atlanta. In the Appeal for commutation if was shown that Dave was the sol support of he Mother that he was unsuccessful in his attempt to Rob the Postoff Iee and that he had been lowered into the Chimney by negro

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