Sherman Daily Democrat (Sherman, Tex.), Vol. THIRTY-SIXTH YEAR, Ed. 1 Friday, June 29, 1917 Page: 1 of 8
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PRESIDENT WILSON WANTS
SEVENTY THOUSAND RE-
CRUITS THIS WEEK. . . .
SHERMAN DAILY DEMOCRAT
MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SHERMAN, TEXAS, JUNE 29, 1917—FRIDAY EVENINC.
S«t P« MoMA-SS to Yor Wka Put b AAnsm.
CITY OF ABILENE GETS THE WEST TEXAS A. X M. COLLEGE
France and Germany Both Claim Big Victories in Today's Battle
TO MARRY WEALTHY
Associated Press Dispatch.
London, June 29.—An Athens dispatch
saps Prince Christopher, a brother of former
King Constantine, is coming to London to marry
a rich American woman named Miss Lits, whose
further identity is unmentioned.
SHIM FE MEN
TO GET BONUS
AT NEW YEAH
EMPLOYES BENEF1TTED BY AD-
AMSON LAW NOT IN
GARRY YOUR OWN* "
Associated Press Dispatch.
Washington, June 29.—The popular Ameri-
M can prejudice against totin' bundles in public is
i V wise, might have been utilized in a military ca-
|\pf the Council of National Defense in a Nation-
h ide campaign through motion pictures and the
press. A heavy drain on the country's economic
resources is caused yearly, says the committee,
,j by the person who insists that his tooth brush or
I cake of toilet soap be rushed to his home in a
IjMruck manned by two men whose services, other-
mo be attacked by the Commercial economy board
■ parity by the government,
f “Carry your own" is the slogan adopted by
) the committee.
Associated /■«« Dispatch'
Chicago. June 20.—Announcement
has been made here that employes of
the Atchison, To)>cku and Santa Fe
railway system are lo receive a bonus
amounting 10 ten per ceut of their
salaries for tile last six mouths of
The bonus will not he given em-
ployes who bbuefttted, by the Adumson
law and others working under sched-
ules or contracts made by collective
bargaining. Those who receive salar-
ies In excess of $5,000 or whose pay
for the six months exceeds $2,500 will
also lie excluded. The Isinus will be
paid on or about January 1.
§ NOONEV ML
4»iurtat«<t Press Dispatch:
San Francisco, June 20.—The prose-
cution in the trial of Mrs. Rena Moon-
ey, charged with murder in connection
with the bouth explosion last July
was exported to i>ouclnde today pre-
sentation of Its evidence.
Jim'iule# Fret* Pupal! A1
Loudon. June lit*.—Special despatch-
es from Rotterdam says it Is in-
ferred there lit view of the .gagging of
the Berman press. iimt something
drastic has hai penod or is about to
happen In Germany. They quote the
Frankfurter Zeltung complaining that
it was compelled to issue it# political
section until further notice without
an lndoiiendent expression of opinion
and say the censorship now far ex^l
eeed# anything previous. The press
Is declared to lb completely muzzled.
It is said the real secret of the pa-
per shortage la n goveriftnent move to
ft compel news|>aj>era to print such
^nro news allowed excluding coiu-
fientnry matter. The belief is cx-
sl in Holland (list next week's
Meeting of the Reichstag may produce
rj Fj>. .Q*
Imuciated tertzi Dispatch)
UK'aahtngton, Juno 29.—The Belgian
JPSrtidssion itinerary made public re-
play includes Tulsa and Little Bock on
k he parties’ return from the Pacific
Toast. The commission will leave here
TO MODIFY FOOD BILL.
Associated press Dispatch |
Washington, June 29.—A de-
termined effort to modify the
food bill io it will be free from
the prohibition provisions, or at
least to grant the President" au-
thority to permit the use of food-
stuffs in the manufacture of beer,
and light wines, was begun by the
administration, when President
Wilson called on the senate lead-
ers today. It is said President
Wilson desires authority to stop
the manufacture of malt and vin-
ous liquors in case of emergency,
but does not believe the immed-
iate prohibition of their manufac-
ture necessary or desirable.
Associated IVm Uintiuivnl
Berlin, June 28.—German forces
yesterday captured the French posi-
tions ou both sides of the Malcourt
and Esues rmd, In the west bunk or
the Meuse, Verdoa sector, 2,000 yards
wide and. 000 yurdN deep, says ou of-
ficial statement Today the Germans
stormed a ;uxi yard wide French po-
sltlon in Avercourt Wood. More than
550 prisoners were taken at both
r Congress WUl Rest.
Washington, June 29.—The house
this afternoofi agreed to a series of
three day recesses until July 9.
STRIKE IS NEAR
Associated Press Dispatch]
Butte. Mont., June 29.—A settle-
ment of the electrician# strike against
the Montana Power company ' which
caused three unions lo declare sytu-
pulhetle strikes against the in I u tug
companies was expected lo result* to-
day from a meetlug of the grievance
committee of the electrician# union
and the Moutuna Power company.
ANNOUNCEMENT is made that
OTHERS WILL JOIN THEM.
Associated Prest •naeanHi
Bisbee, Ariz., June 29,—Having in
UueeU 65 per cent of the men to re-
main away from the copper mines in
this district yesterday us against fif-
ty per cent on Wednesday the first
day of the strike, lenders or the
metal mine workers Industrial union
were confident today of a further In-
crease in the number of strikers and
predicted victory for their cause.
IN BIG DRIVE
CAPTURE GERMAN FORWARD
POSITIONS ON SAVO-
PRISONERS AND GUNS TAKEN
Lloyd-Georgo Say# Peace Before
Aims of Allie Are Attained Would
Be Great Disaster of
Auoriotcd Freti DispatchJ
London, June 29.—The British
troops Inst night in an offensive
gained their whole objective,
says a telegram from British
headquarters in France. The
The British captured the German
forward positions on a 2,000
yard front south and west of
Oppy, in the Arras sector, taking
many prisoners and a number of
machine guns. They also gained
ground south of Souches, and
have entered the town of Avion,
two miles south of Lens......
WEST TEXAS ‘
A. & M. COLLEGE
COL. C. L. STOWE TELEGRAPHS
THE NEWS TO THE
CoL Charles L. Stowe, State
Superintendent of Building# and
Parks, this afternoon telegraph-
ed the Democrat as follows:
‘‘Austin, Tex., June 29-—Abi-
lene was today selected for loca-
tion of the West Texas Agneul-
BUY THREE TRAINING
SITES IN TEXAS
Associated Press Dispatch.
San Antonio, June 29.—The Southern De-
partment Headquarters has given authority to
close leases on the sites selected for Nakonal
Guard encampments to Houston, Waco, Fort
Worth and Deming, New Mexico. The fifth
camp will be on the government property at Fort
Sill. The period bf training is expected to be
ou the Verdun front near Hill 304
and Avoeourt Wood, after specially
severe shelling. Today's official
statement says the attack was disor-
ganized by the sharp reply of the
French artillery and that the Ger-
man's obtained a footing at only a
few points In the first line.
about three months.
New Training Camps.
Associated frm DUvatcM
Chicago. June 29.—Officer* of the
national guard, both commissioned
and Dun-commissioned, are to be ad-
mitted for training in the second se-
ries of military training camps, It
•was announced here today. To be ad-
mitted, however, It was said, their
resignations from the national guard
must bo approved.
Associated Press Dispatch]
Spokane. Wu„ June 29.—An esti-
mate of 23,800 car# of apples in the
principal apple districts of the four
northwestern states for the 1917
season'will he made public today by
L. J. Blot, secretary of the Fruit
LL0YD-GE0RGE ON PEACE.
ItiocttteS Press Dispatch]
Glasgod, June 29.—In discuss-
ing peace, Premier Uoyd-George
said if the war should be con-
cluded a single hour before the
allied powers reached the end
they had set out to attain at the
beginning of the war it would be
the greatest disaster that ever
befell mankind. 1
PARIS MERCHANTMEN LOST.
litocwtcd frill DMalcIt]
Paris, June 29.—Five French
merchantmen have been sub-
marined or mined during the
week ending June 24, a weekly
GREECE BREAKS RELATIONS.
auoctoied Press Dispatch r ,
Athens, June-29.—The Greek
government has broken diplo-
matic relations with Germany,
Austria-Hangary, Bulgaria and
Associated reams Dispatch]
Motor Truck Companies.
iMoriated Press Dispatch}
Chicago. June 29.—Four motor truck
companies hi the central department
of the United States army have re-
ceived orders to report for service at
the military training camp now In
session In the central department.
Not Man}' Answering the Call.
XMOcttlid Press Dispatch}
Chicago, June 29.—With but two
days left for "recruiting week,” hi
.Which it was expected Chicago would
furnish uot less than 10,000 of the
70,000 men usked for by President
Wilsou, reports today show that the
Chicago district, composed of Chica-
go, Wisconsin and northern Michigan,
has furnished less thun 1,000 men.
COAL TO COME DOWN.
Associated Press Dispatch. <
Washington, June 29.—Both the American
consumer and the government p,re to get relief
from the high cost of coals.
Beginning July 1 the price of soft coal at all
, - - * V-
mines east of the Mississippi is to be reduced one
to five dollars a ton to the consumer with a still
further cut of fifty cents to the government.
It was agreed to defer the questions of lower
prices on hard coal until after July 1. Anthracite
operators indicated willingness, however, to meet
the government in the same spirit shown by the
soft coal men. < .
Red Cress Workers,
associated Fret* Dispatch}
Washington, June 29.—Red Cross
representatives in foreign countries
ou war service. It Is announced
will he permitted by the war depart-
ment. to assume military titles, rank
aud uniform. The commissioned
grades will range from uiajor-genernl
for the chairman of the war council,
to first lieutenant for storekeepers,
adjutunts or quartermasters, while
Warranted employes will Be given non-
commissioned warrants and privates,
laborers and cooks will receive cer-
tificate of identity as enlisted men.
Employes Get- Rahe.
Associated Press Dispatch}
Salt Lake City, June 29.—The Utah
Copper company and the American
Smelting and Refining company have
voluntarily granted an Increase in
wages to all employes of the com-
panies, effective July 1.
More thun 7,500 men are affected
by the Increase which will add ap-
proximately $50,000 monthly to the
pay rolls of the Bingham mines and
Associated Press Dispatch}
Salt. Lake City, June 29—By a vote
of 198 to 190 the striking smelter men
at the International Smelting com-
pany's plant at Tooele last night de-
cided to return to work.
Associated Press Dispatch:
Washington, June 29.—Rapid prog-
ress Is being made In the construction
of the hundreds of submarine chasers
recently ordered by the Navy Depart^
ment. At the New York navy yards
alone a dozen of the 110 foot wooden
hulls have been completed already,
although the original plans called for
the production of only one during the
month of June. In August the yards
will begin to, deliver hulls at the rate
of three a day and keep that up until
the big prder lias been filled.
At the present time, the engine pro-
duction for the boats is a little behind
schedule. Definite assurances have
been received, however, that the en-
gine builders also will be ahead of
schedule before August 1.
Prisoner# of War.
Associated Press Dispatch}
Washington, June 29.—In deciding
whether German prisoners of war In
the United states muy make and sell
toys for the benefit of the German
Red Cross, the judge advocate general
of the army holds there )s no treaty
which would Impose upon the United
States a duty tto liermlt prisoners to
aid any Institutions connected with
or serving an enemy of the country
in any capacity.
British Army in Mesopotamia
Associated Press Dispatch)
London, June . 29.—The military
critic on the Times gives a long de-
who stand guard In their costumes of
black and red over the tower of Lon*
don are still talking about their
guests, the American soldiers who
came over with Major General Per-
They were the first American troops
bver quartered In the famous strong-
hold. During their five days stay in
Londou the advance guard of the
American army slept, ate and mad#
friends In the place which Americans
first think of as the spot where sp^a
Here in such an important part in
England’s history were gathered
khabl-clad men from all parts of the
United States destined to be the first
of the American army to participate
in the European war.
+ AN APPEAL FROM ♦
♦ CAPTAIN LOGAN. ♦
+ --- , ♦
+ Houston, Tex., June 29, 1917. ♦
+ Hon. T. V. Cole, Mayor,
♦ Sherman, Texas. f
♦ Citizens committee formed un- ♦
♦ der cooperation of city author! ♦
♦ ties and civic bodies had several ♦
----- c - —o — * - wuiws uau sevfinu ▼
tailed account of the present condi-1+ brass bands and paraded streets ♦
tlons of the British forces hi Meso-
potamia, showing a complete contrast
■with the revelations in the report of
the Mesoiwtamia expedition made
put'lic Tuesday night In the Blup
Book. The correspondent says the
army there now Is admirably provided
and medical arrangements are thor-
oughly satisfactory. A great change
has occurred In India which still is
the base of the expedition, although
control lias been transferred to the
war office at London.
Bombay Is the base depot and is
most efficiently administered. Ship*
plug and cargoes are well and quickly
handled and hospital arrangements
are very good.
♦ In Houston today and from four ♦
+ o’clock on had fifty-six speaker# ♦
A* in automobiles scattered all over <9
+ town drawing crowds with tiuglas ♦
♦ bands and megaphones calling •
♦ upon the men In this town to voh $
Guards aud *
+ unteer In National
+ the regular army.
^ Thu town is*
♦ in fever heat and recruiting offt. ♦
▼ ees crowded. Your city certain- #
♦ ly cannot afford to fail In this *
♦ hour. Company commands
♦ strueted to exhibit to you
♦ grams from General Hulen show- •
+ big Importance of full number of ♦
♦ volunteers by Saturday night, #
♦ The Texas National Guard ooc
♦ ou you to deliver the good# !
+ 1 assure you that the
♦ ner meetings are
♦ to be a success,
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