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GERMAN RETREAT CONTINUES WITH ALLIES
GAINING GROUND ALONG ENTIRE BATTLE LINE
Only [Small Party of Uhlans
Are Left in Northern France
With mil material needed to com- with the varioue Coaet Line tratne at
Plete the line Into Mllttown, a large Wajrcroee morning and evening,
force at work on the Alapaha rlrer Such a echcdule should bring many
trestle, It It now certain that the Way- shoppers to Waycrots and give this
croea and Western will be operating city business that has heretofore gone
through trains from Waycroas to Mill-.to other placet,
town not later than November 15. Birmans, one of the new towno on
Tentative plans have been made to the road, is fast getting on the map;
make the completion of the road a ga- The postofflce has been moved to the
la event for both Waycrots and Mill-'new town, which Is named after Hon.
town. A celebration of some kind. In P. B. Sirmans, who Is largely Inter-
whlch residents of both places will ested In the new road, and several
participate, as well as those residing stores have been erected In the town.
at Intermediate stations. Is being plan- Mr. Sirmans. has built a large cotton
~ gin, with a capacity of 26 bales a day.
present end of tho road It only At least 2,000 bales will be ginned at
and a quarter miles from Mill- Sirmans this season, half of which
Town W. H. Greenfleld. the contrac- will be sea Island,
tor in charge of the work, last week At Cogdell, 21 miles west of Wey-
began the construction of the 2,600 cross. A. K. Sessoms. president of the
foot trestle across the Alapaha river road, has built a homo and Is now llv-
and the flats on the West aide of the log there. A tract of land consisting
rlrer |of nearly 2,500 acres Is being devetop-
A new passenger train will be oper- ed, presenting a very business-like
ated when the road reaches MUItown. appearance.
For this new train a Mogul locomotive Wuycross people have always felt a
has been ordered. At present the deep Interest In tho extension of the
Waycross and Western Is operating a Waycross and Western and it has
mixed train, which Is doing a very been a well known fact that onco the
satisfactory business. jroad reaches MUItown Waycross
A schedule that will permit real-[would get a lot of business that has
dents along the Waycross and Western [been going to other cities. The exton-
to roach Waycross h the morning and slon of tho Waycross and Western Is
return early at night will probably about the only railroad construction
be Inaugurated when the road reach- that has been continued In Georgia
es MUItown. The trains will connect'recently.
NEW ROAD NEARS FINISH;
BUILDING LAST TRESTLE
OPENING Ofltlil BRING
BIG BUSINESS 10 MS
By Wire to The Journal.
Petrogrmd, Sept 10.—It is believed
in diplomatic circles Austria will sue
for peace within a fortnight as the
only means of avoiding the complete'
breaking up of the empire. Interna
tional troubles are multiplying and
the onsweep of the Russians ar
reslstable. Austria is disgruntled
because the Germans have failed t<
send more troops Into Galicia.
By Wire to The Journal.
Rome. Sept. 10.—Dispatches from
Vienna state the advance guard
the Russian center is marching
Berlin with little opposition. The
iluasituut'liave. invaded Silesia and
the capture of Breslau is imminent.
By Wire to The Jburnal.
Rome. Sept *10.—Reports from Vi*
enna say the hospitals, schools, con
vents. churches and other public
buildings are over-crowded with
wounded fro mthe front. The wound-
re now being distributed among
OPEN ON WEDNESDAY
Registration books for the 1914-16
school term in Wsycrosr ’will bs
opened next Wednesday, Sept 19, at
the office of 8upt A. O. Miller, In the
Central school building.
This will mark the beginning of
preparations for the opening of the
public schools 8ept. 21.
Indications are that'the attendance
will be unusually large tbia year.
The board of education has made ar
rangements to care for the increase
and while as usual a number of
grades will be crowded It Is believed
the board has tho situation well in
Quite a number of the teachers will
reach Waycross during next week
The corps of teachers for the year Is
considered unusually efficient,
teachers having been selected by the
board after careful consideration of
Lists of the books needed In the
various grades artr^contained in the
school report, recenaly Issued. Copies
of this report are being distributed
by 8upt. Miller,. whose office hours
are ten to twelve each morning at
A BRUNSWICK COPS
BADGE FOUND HERE
By Wire to The Journal.
The Hague, Sept. 10.—German op
erations In northern Belgium are
causing Increasing anxiety In Hol
land. The Queen has proclaimed all
frontier towns and villages in a state
of siege as a precautionary measure
AUSTRIA MAY SUE FOR PEACE SOON
T HIS photograph shows a group of Austrian army officers discussing war plans. It
is believed in diplomatic circles that Austria will sue for peace within afortnigh.
The insert in the picture is Crowm Prince Fran?;, of Austria. : : : : :
IN BRITISH ARMY
By Wire to The Journal.
London, Sept. 10.—The premier to
day asked parliament to increase the
sise of the regular army by author
ising the addition of 500,000 men. He
declared all British resources will bo
used to carry the war with Germany
to a successful termlnatipn.
IS SATISFIED THAT T. E. ODEN WILL BE
OUSTED AS'BLACKSHEAR POSTMASTER
WORKING HARD 1
TO GET PEACE
Waycross may not have any of the
y-tiloody mysteries that are befuddling
I plants there days but when Osgood
’-'^Vyone. a Western Union messenger
boy. found a Brunswick police badge
in Waycross yesterday be uncovered
a small sired mystery that Is causing
a lot of talk In Waycross.
The badge. No. 6, with several Ini
tials on the back so badly scratched
that Identification l» Impossible, was
found In North side.
What it puulinx the messenger
boy, as well as those who know of ’By wire to The Journal.
-Ms And, Is bow the Brunswick po>, Berlin (via Amsterdam) 8ept. tol
lice badge got to Northstde. Aa far ( financiers who control the money
as la known no Brunswick policeman marts of tha world are attempting to
has been In Waycross IatOy. a" ! bring a speedy and to tha European
Brunswick papers are not carrying j W ar.' They are exerting pressure In
any ad for a lost badge. all capitals. Semiofficial reports are
It la possible that the badge Is one la circulation In Germany to the effect
of a set that the police department that Germany will listen to propoa-
In Brunswick has dls arded, but as a is of mediation provided the oppo-
a rule police do not throw away nents will agree.
perfectly good badges. The flndingj j
this badge recalls an Incident that' The pessimist woild like to tear tho
in Waycross not many silver lining from every clood.
years ago. Badge No. 6 was lost by.
its owner In Waycross and during*
the course of a N sermon be was
preaching at the tabernacle on Brew- ■ *
er street was preseated to Rev. J By Wire to The Journal.
B. Thrasher, then pastor of Trinity i New York, Sept. 10.—While ft can-
not be stated that peace is certain.
Important news from Washington may
be looked for shortly. This informa
tion came from a prominent member
of the American
Further information of the fight to and who have not been on .such
oust T. K. Oden as postmaster at friendly terms with a person namtd
Blacksbear has been received In Way- t Clark Grier, of Dublin, Ga.
cross, 1 and together with a report of; Suppose the next time you stand
the only indignation meeting that Is for one of Oden's statements to th$
known to have been held furnishes Herald you ask him about this fellow
another chapter to the case, I Grier, or Dublin. Suppose you ask
Local developments in the Black-;him about a night spent in Waycross
•bear affair also continue to get out J when the Republicans of the district
Some of the developments since yes- j were here for a convention. I think
terd/ty arc mentioned in a letter ad- ] perhaps you will get information you
dressed to T. 8. Raulcrson at Black-'as a Democrat will not sponsor,
shear today by a Waycross corrc-j I have tried to get news of the In-
spondent whose story of the effort to dignatlon meetings which the Herald
oust the present postmaster has been ' says were held In Bierce county
objected to by the* Odens. The let- protest against the fight on your pros
ier follows: jent postmaster. If one Indignation
Waycross, Ga., Sept 10, 1914. i meeting has been held yet I have fall
Mr. T. a Raulcrson, fed to learn of It, as have a number of
Blsckshear, Ga. | prominent Blackshesr business men
Dear Sir: Referring further to| About the only Indignation meeting
your Interview published In the Way- 1 have heard of Is the one that re
cross Herald under data o.‘ -tpt. 8 j suited In the interview that the Her-
know of the origin of the ‘•interview*
I am surprised, as probably many of
_ .. your friends art. that a mas regard-
Tot obvloua reasons hto nun. to »<*,,* „ , uch , , U(10rtl Democrat would
beg to say that since writing you ua- j aid published 8ept 8.
der date of Sept. 9 I have figured a» The Herald representative who in
little more Information it t.ie Inter- j responsible for the Interview, writ-
view ^nd « great deal of information ten after an "Indignation" meeting In w ^ ^
concerning your present postmaster Blackshcar. baa been told to bis face (nd nufy give’you the source" of my
al Blacksnta-. Knowlu; what I now that be furnlabed the Herald almo- I Information in another letter.
to toll yon that I am glad tbe Oden,
do not expact anything from either
Senator Hoko Smith or,tbe Senator-
elect, T. W. Hardwick.
Thla remove* tbe possibility of the
Odena being disappointed, aa I am
satisfied when the Senator,, aa well
aa other Democrat*, get all lli-i do
tolls In connection with the light to
ou»t T. K. Oden aa postmaster they
will refuae to be a party to a move
ment to keep In office Ihe kind of
Democrat It Is alleged your present
I am poraonally satisfied that tho
statement to the effect signature* to
tho petition favoring a new postmas
ter have been secured through mis
representation Is as raise a, other
statements appearing In Ihe Inter
I do know that there are hundreds
In Pierce county who want another
postmaster and that their wishes In
ihe matter will reoelve favorable lo
tion at the proper time. This to
rather positive, but I can hack It up
Brunt of the
fr Wiro to The Journal.
Paris, Kept. 10.—(3:00 p, ■.)—To
day the retreat of German, contin
ues. In Alsace and Lorraine the
Germans have bran drlren buck fatly
thirty miles towards the lthlnc The
nlllr, advance, now In Uie fltlh day.
Is proceeding steadily with desperate
flglillng marking every mile ol
The German line of commanleatlon
to the east ha, been euL Although
a siege ot Pari, Is now's remote pos
sibility, about a third of tks popula
tion have left the city. All the great
stores are closed and most all hotel*
are being used ns hospitals.
It was officially announced today
that all of northern France has been
evacuated by tbe Gerauns with the
exception of n small party el Uhlans,
who endeavor le guard commutes-
lions. Traffic Is pnrtlally resumed
In Ihe north and Ike sltutlon gener
ally Is mnch Improved.
Dispatch,* this site rn os, from
l’ctrograd say Austrians have evacu
ated Grocow, the strangest pest In
Galicia. This clear, the way for
the Baa,Ian march on Berlin. ^ re
port waa published today raying Ger
man, have withdrawn *00^00 men
from France end rushed them to
custom Prussia la an dffort to eheck
the march ef Itaislaas on Berlin.
Fntara movement, of the German
army are mostly goes* work. No-
body knew, wkat strategy the Invad
er* will attempt to get themaelre*
from their pretest predicament. It
Is tee early to stole whether the rear
ward movement ef Ihe Germans
mesas a general retreat or whether
the 'Invader, are drawing In their
wing from Jfsrae lo reinforce Ihe
It la generally admitted that the
British troop, are dqlag Ihe henrlesi
lighting lo the north.
Advice, from Bardeens lodsy say
Anstriaaa are again bombarding Bel
grade. Hervbnn are said lo be reply
ing le Ibe bombardment from Ihrre
forts. The Preach government today
denied the German charges to the ef
fect that the allies are aslag dam.
revealed. Jacob Schlff to nqw in
permit himself to become the mouth
piece of a man who changes his parts
to suit circumstance*.
I stated lo you In my letter yester
day I had no Interest In who became
postmaster at Blackshesr. I must
today correct that statement. I am
Interested In the Blackshesr postmas-
ter,hip, because I have learned how
By Wire to The Journal.
Bordeaux, Sept. 10,—Successfully | tbe Interview credited to you got to
Invading Alsace, the French have the local paper. I am Interested also
driven the Germans back toward the’because I believe tha honest and in-
Rhine and have occupied the hills as tclllaent white psopie of Georgia want, the matter to no more than I would
far as Bollweller and Thann. The al-j white men In office who do not min-j tell you pcreonslly and stood by It
lies are assuming tbe aggressive. ! gle and mix with negro politician- in ray letter yesterday , neglected
lutely false statements. Ha has ad
mitted to the writer that, be did not
rend tha story that cnuied such
"atlr" In Blackshcar, yet he did not
fall to take the opportunity of blow
ing me up about a atotement that was
not In the story. Perkins J, I’rewlt!
may have written the Oden statement
exactly- as It wu dictated and then
again he may have added something
to It fast to get that "brand, the sto
ry false” sentence In. I have loldAho
Herald represents tit. exactly what
I considered tbe article did so per
What I have written u, you about
Very truly yours,
C. FORT ANDREW*
IN FEW FIGHTS
Rome, Sept. 10.—A message from
Vienna today rays tbe Archduke
Frederick has lost 120,000 men In the
recent Galician battles. This la one-
fourth of hi, command. »
R. W. BENNETT IS NEW
MEMBER WARE BOARD
To All tbe vacancy caused by the
death of B. D. Woodard, of Haywood,
R. W. Bennett, welt known In Ware,
hae been appointed a member of the
Ware Connty Boerd of Education.
The many friends of Mr. Bennett
will be pleased to learn of hla' ap
pointment. He will no doubt make
the board a valuable member. Mr
Woodard, the deceased member, al
ways took an active interest In the
work of the board and rarely missed
attending a meeting. The memler.
of the board alncerely regretted hla
Tho United States. In 1,13, produc
ed 575,000,000 abort tons of coal.