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4 f via r4, Sir A. 4 it V PAGE 4 PALATKA bAlLY NEWS Thursday Morning, September GREEK 1EGI0N8 OF OLD NEVER FOUGHT LIKE MODERN ARMY Battle of Eski-shehir Will Remain a Greek Epic In History GRAPHIC STORY IS III. Hellenci Army Crowns a Ten Days Struggle With Victory fH Auwclateil I'rBM Eski-SheWr, Asia Minor, Aug. 5 (Delayed) The battle of Eski-she hir probably will, remain an epoc in mnHprn Oreek history. It was nere that the Hellenic , army crowded its cmaohini 10-dav offensive against the Turks by vanquishing 14 divi sions of Mustapha Kemal and scat tering his legionaries in disorded to ward Angora. Some regard it as one of the most decisive battles in all of Greece's long time of struggles Kpvpn Greek divisons shared in k hnnnr nf the victory. The Third Army Corps, commanded by General George Polymanakos, covered usea with psoecial distinction. The same army corps was the first to occupy Kernel's other great stronghold, Ku- tahia. Turks Had Laid Traps. . The Turks had sought to lay trap for the Greeks. They retired from Eski-shehir on the afternoon of ..Tnlv 19. and took up positions in the nils inst. outside the town. It was ttipir intention to return to the city in a few days, when the Greek forces .hnnlrt hp weel within the town. At. nnnn on Julv 21, believing that most of the Greek troops would be mil crht unaware tutmn the city, Ke Y1 til XU itl, 'nil his available troops, launched a spirited " attack from a point eight 'kilometers to the nortn ' . nf thp town Thp Turks descended from the .rKt nf the lone ranee of hills which encircle Eski-Shehir, Jik? wo?vef! U ooS i Sheepfold. Eski Shehir was too great a prize to be given up lightly. Not only is the town strongly fortified, but it is an important railroad head and links Constantintinople with Angora. The i. Tpnipfullv uoon the broad WWII ij I wheat-covered plain, the surrounding mountains combining to form a vasi amphitheater around its environs. It norfpet settine for a battle. The weather was ideal. Within the .. . ,i ..i4-;nn wqq nrpnarinc? city me pitiuta.ii t "i quietly for luncheon, with no thought j that a struggle was about to ensue. Only the hum of Greek airplanes nvfrhead distuifced the repose of tlie lethargic Turkish town. Greeks Were Prepared The Greeks had taken up positions! on the outskirts of the city. They, themselves, had planned an offensive that fffternoon. So the Turks found their adversaries more than prepar ed. Long lines of Kemansi iroupa could be seen crawling down from the" summits of the mountains in ser npntinp fashion. The Greeks hurri ed to their positions and awaited the order to fire. The OreeKs steeieu .tliomsplves for the onslaught The Turkish guns soon were roar inr nut & fierce volley. Their aim was accurate and deadly. Scores of Greeks could be seen falling. By ue- dtpps the Kemalists advanced until they were within five kilometers of thp ritv. Their artillery fire was es- Jpecially effective. The Greek troops then got into action and answered tne murderous Cannon and rifle lire that met them. Their work was describ ed by neutral military observers as superb. Populace Panic htricken Tn anite of the sustained rifle and moz-liinp-inin fire of the Greek in fantry, however, the Turks were get ting nearer and nearer to the city. Their shells were breaking within the streets. The population bacame panic-stricken. Some fled in terror to the cellars of their homes. Groups of them surrounded the Associated Prpss correspondent and sought some word of encouragement from him. "Would the Turks retake the city : That was the question that worried them. For a time the situation look pd dark. But the Greek reserve divisions v,oi nnt ,.pt hppn heard from. They Wl been cleverly deployed around the city at the most advantageous strategical points. They were nur rpdilv brounht up to the first lines where their rifles and machine guns did deadly work. The lurks, tnen within three kilometers of the city, fell back. "Are they coming back?" the dis tressed Christian population kept re peating. Only the Greek troops could answer. Three Greek divisions of infantry were now pouring a merciless stream of fire into the Turkish ranks. They soon were joined by the cavalry. Kemalists Begin to Yield. Slowly the Kemalists began to yield their ground. By this time they were outnumbered two to one by the Greeks and the odds were be coming greater. Mortals could not stand such a relentless barrage of bullets. Kemal. put up a brave and determined fight, but it was appar ent he not reckoned upon so great a host. " AHHitinnal units of Greek infantry made their appearance until it seem- 1 a if a dozen divisions were in ac tion. As the fury of the firre increas ed, the Turkish lines began to tnin mit Those who were not killed tur ned and fled toward the mountains. The Greek forces swept on and drove the remainder into the recesses of the mountains. It was a day of tri umph for Hellas. After the battle it was found the f.rppks had nearly annihilated three of Kemal's finest divisions. One Greek regiment of cavalry, in a dar Profit Sharing Is Hope of Japanese Is Isahi's Belief Half Million To Be Idle in New York Tis Winter Famous Landmark to Be Torn Down in an Ohio regiment .is soon to be torn down to make way for a modern hnildinir. It is a low, two- , story structure in the heart of he m Aaioctntrd Ptml Tokyo, Sept. 14--The easy satis factory solution or Japan's labor troubles is retrarded by Viscount la kahashi. minister of finance, as a profit sharing system, according to the Tokio Asahi. In his plan the profits of joint stock companies would be equally distributed between the management, the shareholders nil the workers. The finance minister said that while the present troubles must be attributed to the introduction of for- piirn ideas of the relationship be twen labor and capital, a certain share of the responsibility must lie with the capitalists who have not yet dearned to appreciate the true value of- labor but work inconsid eratcly for the promotion of their own interests. The workmen, he thought, should Lbe made more familiar with the cir cumstances under which their em ployers' business is being conducted. Witli tKp nrpcpnt hicrh post of liv- " r . ing and the increasing difficulties of daily life that the people are facing, ing charge, slew 400 Turks with the sabre. The total Turkish casualties, killed and wounded, were put at 7,000, while those of the Greeks were estimated at 3,500. ' (Br Anool"'d PrM.) New York, Sept. 14-Half a mill ion men wiil be idle in New Yorlc this winter, in the opinion of reliable investigatiors, and the city nas ev machinery in motion to meet this sit uation. T n,Mition to relief measures planned by a special city committee named by Mayor Hylan, 53 charity organizations have decuica io yum their resources and establish a gen eral clearing house in order to avoid duplication of effort and handle the problem efficiently. Tl.o Mprrhants Association of New York and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce have joined hands witn the Central Trades and Labor Coun cil and the Building Trades Council to formulate a practical program. Thpsp organizations believe the situ ation can be met partly by pushing building projects, thus giving emb ployment to thousands. The problem of the ex-service man is at the heart of the entire situation said Major William P. Deegan of the American Legion, one of the mem bers of the Mayor's committee. He (By A.ocltl P"" Winchester, Va., Sept. 14-The building in which the late President McKinley was made a Master Mason during the Civil War while a major retail district here, Dents taken out"!! Model Paint & fttajfc ij-000lo7nier soldieTi" were out i f orV during the summer anu -, fears the number will be increased to between 100,000 and 125,000 by mid winter. "We have no funds to help them, he said, "but we never let a man go away without help, even n we nave, to dig in our own pockets to help j them." Down on the crowded East bide, the Bowery lodging houses are al ready filled to capacity each night. iu t nf work are sleeping ev erywhere in the open, in every park, on every pier, in alleys, in swre yards and any place they can huddle out of the way and rest, sam ma jor Underwood of the Salvation Army. "They cannot do so when it becomes cold.' r v . 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