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Albany Decatur Daily (Newspaper) - September 24, 1918, Albany, AlabamaR watch tub Date on you paper keep it paid up in Advance. After oct. 1, the government demand that we drop All delinquents from our list. Devoted to the interests and up building of Albany Alabama and Decatur Alabama. Weather by Western Union Tel. fair to night and wednesday warmer. Volume 7 no. 179. Albany. Alabama tuesday september 24, 1918. Mace Victory grows in extent 4ft1rty loan twin City ing real part in t Tion. 3ation, Burn line to take big Demontra pvt. Mcginnis to speak Albany Home guards to give exhibition Drill. Orchestra to play Chicken dinner on the ground. By special permission local owners of autos will be permitted to use them next sunday provided they make the trip with the Albany and do Ca tur delegation to attend the formal opening of the fourth Liberty loan in Morgan county at Hermosa. This permission was secured by zone chairman Thos. A. Bowles of the Liberty loan committee yesterday in Birmingham. The trip to Hermosa and return is the Only use of the cars however that will be sanctioned. The exercises will begin at 10 110 of clock sunday morning a a on the grounds of the Christian Church a Ial Hermosa about 30 Miles run Albany in the upper end of the county. The Home guards of Albany will put on an exhibition Drill which will be followed by a patriotic speech by private Mcginnis of the second Canadian battalion a returned Etc not fro a of two a >4#g my it lost a leg at Ypres. He is expected to be one of the most interesting speakers who will come to Morgan county daring the Campaign for the fourth loan. Besides scores of automobiles and the Home guards the contribution of Albany and Decatur to the formal opening of the loan will be a seven piece orchestra which a promised by j. A. Buttrey local musical Leader. A Chicken dinner will be served on the grounds after the speaking and everybody is invited to bring a Basket dinner. The dinner will be Fol Lowed by the singing of patriotic songs. Zone chairman Bowles of a Albany and county chairman Clyde Hendrix of Decatur were Busy today making final plans for the opening of the loan in North Alabama. An immense crowd is expected at Hermosa from All parts of the Eastern end of the county and it is expected that the Rural sections of this zone will be deeply stirred by the demonstration. Two Soldier speaker two Soldier speaker have been loaned to chairman Bowles for the drive in the Albany Liberty loan zone. In addition to prot. Mcginnis who will be heard at Hermosa sunday a wounded american Veteran has been detailed for Bervice in this territory and will report thursday. Chairman Bowles has announced that a Liberty loan rally and speaking will be held at Athena on thurs ltd in Price five c ends Serbins advanced More than 60 Miles monastic liberated bulgarian flight before the Allied forces continues enemy losses heavy Dorian captured by the British practically no Progress made on the Western front and allies seem halted to american red or a Hospital a Fig met. England Utu Nai and nurse ranking huy., 2--View in chateau Thierry near which the aim rican marines arc holding the line. 3�?lieut, James Armund afe saner of Brooklyn who lots heroine an Consul general Poole fleeing the bolshevik out of Russia 24.�?confu� International news service Washington sept. General Poole for whose safety there Han been considerable concern As a result of the reign of terror established by the t bolshevik in Moscow and Vicinity is safely out of Russia an i is now in Finland Accord ing to advices received by the state department Tod y. Albany will stage Liberty Saturn loan Parade saturday ave o of belgian clothing collected Friday Fly a White Flag at a meeting of the captains of the Allied armies last night the plans for the Liberty loan Campaign were discussed and among other things arrangements were made for a big Parade on saturday night sept. 28th, to help Start the Campaign with a Rush. The different organizations of the town will be asked to take part including the red Cross Allied armies labor unions lodges Home guards a boy scouts eur. This Parade will form on the school grounds at seven thirty and begin to March Down second Avenue at eight of clock returning to the main part of town by Way of Moulton first Avenue and Johnson Street after which there will be singing and speaking. It is hoped that All the organizations invited to take part will do so in order to make this Parade a big Success. Free Liberty loan concert to be Given at masonic theatre belgian refugee clothing the donations of the Good people of the twin cities will be collected Friday of this week by committee from the Albany red Cross and the Decatur red Cross it was announced today. The committees request that Earh person making Iris Iti have the clothing nicely bundled tip and placed in the front porch with a White Flag flying to indicate that the committees should Stop. The flying of the Flag will conserve much time and Effort. O a. O International news service overwhelming Success. By the Allied armies in Macedonia and Palestine overshadowed activities elsewhere today. Servian French Botish italian and greek troops today continued to smash the demoralized rear guard of the Bulgaria armies and German reinforcements on a front of nearly 100 Miles serbian troops Are reported to have advanced 20 Miles in the Phu �8 hours making the total Jepth of their Progress since sept. 15 sixty Miles. Both monastic and Ghezeli have been in rated fron the artillery fire of the enemy through the flight of the enemy forces which have a Randone their guns in some instances. Or the left Wing of the serbian front the italians Are meeting wit continual triumphs. They Are reported to have liberated Twenty villages in an Advance of More than ten Miles. The greeks Alsi have pressed Forward More than ten Miles along the Valley of the Vardar. The British forces have captured Dorian and pressing Onward for three Miles were last reported in the Region North of i Ulo Harion farm agents of the Tennessee Valley Farmers to be called on to comply with demands of government As War measure. Prizes in Morgan co Hendrix tells agents Banks ready to co operate with the agriculturists in any Prog Hess in e enter prise. Spanish Grippe now prevalent in 25 Camps carrying out the National idea that patriotism is promoted through Community a sings Quot and by other vocal activities a free concert is to be Given at the masonic theatre As part of the fourth Liberty loan Campaign program. The concert is to be under the direction of my. W. A. Mcneill of Decatur who a to be assisted by the Best Talent of the twin cities. The Date of the concert will be announced within the next Day or two. A program of rare excellence is being arranged and the concert promises to be the leading musical event of the season. President names committees to control Cotton crop afternoon sept. 26 and at Courtland on Friday afternoon sept. 27. Automobiles will be needed for Liberty loan work throughout the Campaign. And especially next sunday when the trip is made to Valuer Mona. Owner of cars who will loan them for Thi work should notify Clyde Hendrix county chairman Decatur or t. A. Bowles zone chairman Albany. / Liberty loan total wont be known u until Mcadoo says International news service Washington sept. 24.�?president Wilson today announced the personnel of two important committees one appointed by him to control the distribution of Cotton for the Benefit of civilians and military demands and the other to make a general Survey of the Cotton situation upon which prices will be based. Thomas w Page vice chairman of the u. S. Tariff commission is Shnirman of the committee on distribution. A a a a anus a in Iii. 1 111 ii Quot -.w-ii1, 0i-.nrw.nir i i i my 11 Hun Garrison is easily captured by daring yanks Washington sept. 24.�?spanish influenza now has made its appearance in at least Twenty five army Camps Over the country. Surgeon general Gorgas has announced that the total number of cases has increased to West of i Ake Dorian. In Palestine Gen. Allen by a forces and to in arabian allies Are striking continuously against the demoralized turkish forces a Che Allied armies in Macedonia Are pressing against 4he bulgar to Gram anus a at a a a British forces gained some ground West of Cambrai a tih the French 7eoorted no Indian try activity to the South of st Quentin. However British forces Are hammering against the enemy in the Vermande sector threatening st. Quentin. Intern Lionais news service with the american army on the Lorraine front. Sept. 24.�? skirmishing Between Patr is actively along the Lor Laine front particularly in the territory before Latyn ont. Other Wise there is Tittle activity on the part of infantry detachments in i his sector although patrol engagements and raids Are continuing in Alsace. 20,211, including the 2,225.new cases reported up to Hoon today. Bone dry Bill passes a Henhouse a internal tor"1 new Washington sept. 24.�? while the total amount of the fourth Liberty loan will not be publicly known until to night when Secretary Mcadoo Speaks in new York All Federal re a serve districts and Banks of a he system were notified Early today of their quotas. The preparation for the loan Campaign which Start september 28 and cow tiny a for three weeks Are by far the Moat thorough and far reaching of any of the joans yet measure will soon be up to the president. By Henry g. Wales International news correspondent with the american army in Lorraine sept. 24. 9 a. My an Amer ican detachment led by Captain c. F. Lee captured an entire German Garrison at st. Hilaire sunday night it to Learned Camp reported influenza for the first time today As follows Sevier s. 2 Greene n. �,., 1 Taylor ky., k7 Colt pa., 32 Grant 111., 70 Sherman 1 Pike ark., 1. The total number of influenza cases by Camps excluding the Camp re 1 porting today for the first time follows Logan tex., 175 Mcclellan in Syracuse 596 Devens 10,700 i in 1,890 Funston 181 Gordon 419 Humphrey 200 Jackson s. C., 794 j e. Johnston fla., 14 Lee 1,819 Meade 223 Lewis 50 Travi tex., 37 Upton n. Y., 1,141 Newport news va., 21 Hoboken 1,417 Edge Wood Arsenal 188 and miscellaneous posts 118. A a. O a a 1 interaction Al news service London sept. 21.�?the victorious serbian army in Macedonia has advanced to a total do it Ali of sixty Miles and has taken Mori than 12,000 bulgarians att germans together with 140 guns according to latest advice s from the front. Three of the guns Art Mammoth railway Cannon. Both the bulgarian armies and in German divisions rushed to the Aid of the Buigas Are in full re treat. Success is rewarding the entire forces of the allies Aiono. The front of More than so Miles Between monastic and Lake Dorian. In the Center the French and Servian forces have passed the mountainous regions which were considered impregnable by the bulgarians and Are sweeping northward upon the Yardar Valley. They have succeeded in cutting the important railway line from. Prilep to god so at its Junction with the main line from Salonika to Skub. International new service London sep. 12 20 p. My heavy German attacks or the new British positions to the Southeast of Gavrelis were re pulsed and British forces succeeded in improving their positions International new service Washington sept. 24. War time prohibition making the entire nation Bone dry for the duration of the War and until after the demobilization of american Force Aill soon be up to the president. Adopted by the House after several hour of debate the amendment to the food stimulation Hill providing for Bone or prohibition a a food saving War measure which the Senate a already passed May into rely be submitted to another committee. The Bill passed the House working behind st. Hilaire while american Batterick Laid Down an intense barrage Between Darcheville and duty Nerville preventing the Germany from sending up reinforcement the american went Forward taking the germans from the rear. They brought in six heavy machine guns and 13 prisoners. Meet to night Decatur chapter no. 38 will meet to night in regular convocation. To 0 o a International no is service London. Sept. 24.�?the withdrawal of the Defeated tue kill forces continues East of the River Jordan in the direction of Amman while British forces Are relentlessly pursuing them anti have succeeded in taking essays with a Large number of prisoner and guns the War office announced today. Cavalry detachments also have occupied the important com Mercial Center of Haifa on the Bay of acre in Syria. Prisoner taken in the present drive greatly exceed 25,000 turks. Al Home guards attention your Are Jie Reby commanded to be at the priory at 7 45 of clock to night. At business of Imp a tame in to be settled to night you Are expected to be present or be penalized. B. L. Malone. Major. A a government plan for fourth loan is the government plan of payment for fourth Liberty loan Bond a announced today by zone chairman t. A. Bowie a Fol pea 10 per cent with application 20 per cent. November 21. 20 per cent. December 19. 20 per gent. January Lyl. 30 per cent. January 36. The Bond will Bear interest at the rate of 4 Viper rent. And will be of the Date of Ontoh. Find 4 24, with interest payable april 15 and october 15. They will be of the same denominations a those of the third Liberty loan. M # International new service with the american army on the Lorraine front sept. 24.�? the sharpest fighting since the new line a stabilized took place this morning near re Bercourt. After a heavy barrage fire Tyne Picans attacked the German lines Anc encountered stubborn resistance. The germans slammed Down a barrage but our raiders returned through it safely bringing Back some prisoners. The germans Are evidently uneasy in this sector As they immediately began an intense bombardment of the american Iines. There has been an increase in the artillery activity along the entire Meuse Moselle front during the night. Ger Man raiders tried to attack our lines in the Region of Troney hut the attempt was broken up by our artillery. Iron and steel prices Are same Howell honoured by Hartselle voters International new sep ice Washington sept. 24 president Wilson today approved the agreement arrived at bet Wen represent Hart Selle ala., sept. 24. Special j. Al Howell a elected City commissions for a term of three years by a majority of 15 Over j. M. Simp Tive of steel and Iron manufacture it on in the run off election Here yes Era and the War industries Board that ter Day. Howell receiving 84 votes the present maximum prices on Iron Simpson 69. An election to change Ore pig Iron and Iron and steel pro the form of government Back to the ducts remain in Force for the three Aldermani bus been ordered for oct. Months beginning october 1. 7th. 1 Plana for a drive having for its objective a greatly increased wheat acreage in North Alabama this fall vere matured at a meeting of the county farm Trent of the Tennessee Valley held at the hotel Lyons monday. Pc ii. Mauldin District gent of Birmingham and m. H. Teirson Extension agronomist of aug urn were present at the meeting rid took an Active part in deliberations. The county agents present were Ernest Carnes Morgan county c. L. Hollingsworth Lauderdale county Lohn Yarbrough Lawrence county 1. A. Chancellor. Cullman county Cole Savage Jackson county c. F. Strip Yin and of m. White Madison count Fred Stewart Limestone county. The county agent reported that a treat revival in wheat growing was n sight and that the majority of the a Farmers were Quot a comply with he government request that each Armer grow at least sufficient wheat by his own consumption. It is understood that this is one of the conditions under which ire granted deferred classification. Or. Stewart reported that two carloads of seed wheat had already been bought in Limestone county or. Hollingsworth reported 1,000 bushels bought in Lauderdale county one of the most interesting reports Vns that of or. Carnes to the effect hats a Ven Morgan county Banks cooperating with the Albany Board of Quot Commerce and the Decatur Booster Lub had arranged to give prizes aggregating in value is 10 to the mor an county Farmer who Cotile show to Best yield of wheat. To farm agents discussed the prop or selection of seed wheat the preparation of the soil for seeding and other phases of the work. The agents during the Day i Ted lie Decatur Creamery where Man Iger Clopton explained his plan for operative Creamery work and also for the Sale of seed wheat and blooded own to the Farmers at Cost. Thi plan will Likely be adopted in theg counties. Clyde Hendrix president of the Tennessee Valley Banks addressed a he agents and promised the banners ill the needed financial assistants in wheat gnawing and also that he Banks would co operate with the Rar Merg in any progressive agricultural Enterprise. Sell building the agents will in the near future rive a series of soil building Demon it rations in the various North Ala Hama counties. They will show the Farmer How to build up i soil in from three to four years to where who production will be trebled and quadrupled and that without losing he use of the ground for a single . By scientific methods it a pointed out Morgan county land that produces one half Bale of Cotton to a he acre can be made to grow a Balo my a half. A Cullman Farmer who has made the test is now getting two Bales an acre on soil that four year ago grew hut half a Hole j open Campaign Ernest Carnes and or. Pierson Day opened a weeks Campaign Morgan county in the infer tit increased wheat acreage and vol liver two add mum each daily. My had previously announced Mph Arv that includes some of the am progressive Section of the
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