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1 J "IIIHH-M- TODAY'S NEWS 1 TODAY : i. f n , THB ' WEATHER S " : i ; Partly cloudy to- ' ' pigit and Thurs .. "day. Probably lo- ' .. : J illMIMM,. crJ showers. i. J FALATKA, FLORIDA, WEDNESDAY;. OCTOBER22T9iq . ' . 7, T , . , t ' ' - r PRICE FIVE CENTS ! ETOENGj;BY RIOTING . : . j. i . EIGHT PERSONSISHOT STABBED IN CLASHES AT OWN PLANT TODAY ' 1 , , SITNATION HOURLY GROWING MORE SERIOUS WITH LOCAL PO LICE FORCES UNABLE TO CONTROL CROWDS STATE TROOPS CALLED OUT IN AN EFFORT TO PREVENT FURTHER TROUBLE WHICH SEEMS INEVITABLE MORE MEN REPORTED GOING niTT TV SVHDITUV ii itu rmr. ... . T PTTTCPITD rv.' w .. . . -"rr""' -miea iress)-With reports coming from many detects of grave disorders, following last night's rioting anxiety is felt here over the general situation in the steel district State and conn- v ucen, are taKmg every precaution possible to prevent a spread of the m .,,,, wma iar Deen aD ie to cope with the situation. . Rumors of sympathetic strikes. ui. general spread of the steel worker's strike, also is causing concern. "Both uauu WU46 uwy are steadlIv ainftl(t an advantage. Kiotxng which broke out in the Eraddock section yesterday was re newed last night when a crowd of about fifty strikers and their svmDa thizers clashed with several workmen - who had just left one of the plants .shortly before' 7 o'clock. One man , was shot during the melee and many others were Injured, " " , ' . "State troopers, attracted by..' the noise of the fight, rushed to the Scene (Vlit mounts and roda jnto - the 'Xb, using riot clubs freely. When thetropera put In an appearance, the crowd greeted them with sf .iwer of stones, clubs and bottlesr ' un . identified man drew a revv.. 'nd fired five shots, one of whlch'w 't Joseph iDinnock, in the vicinity ot whose home the disorder occurred. Pie was not seriously hurt The troopers finally dispersed the mob arrested two men, who register ed at the police station as Joseph Ow er.er, aged 34 and VonVash, aged 45, both of Braddock. The two prison ers, acording to the police, had sus tained severe injuries during the fight TJiiAL OF THE KAISER ISPLAlED.SAyS.LAW LONDON, .Oct. 22 (United Press) Andrew Bonar Law, Government spokesman announce in the fHouge of 'fVirtlwArid 1,:.. '-11 't- w,iu"w, uwruuun tnat prepa rations have been made for the trial of the former Kaiser. His extradi tion won't be demanded, however, un til all nations have signed the peace treaty, he said. Serious Clash at Youngstawn YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO, Oct. 22 (United Press) Eight persons were shot or stabbed here today in a clash between alleged negro steel strike breakers and union pickets. Five negroes were arrested. One victim may die. . The trouble developed when pickets stopped the negroes and asked wheth er they wre going to work. It was said th negroes opend fire. FRENCH RUNS IN A FILM. Miss Morgan's Society Shows Wax Devastation an the Screen. GOVERNMENT MAY RUN IB, IS ANNOUNCED WASHINGTON, Oct 22 (United Fress) Secretary of labor Wilson was closeted with the coal operators nearly two hours today, after the mi ters were excused from the joint Con ference called to avert the Mine Strike 'set for November first Mr. .Wil son was to meet the Miner's dele gates later this afternoon. ' The Government has considered the possibility of operating the mines if necessary to prevent suffering, it was learned at the White House. The Government would take this step only as a last resort PARIS, Oct 23 The heritags of France is the title of a film produc ed under the auspices oi the Ameri can Committee far thn riaimtoj Regions of France, in which Mias Anne Morgan, Mrs. StUlwell, and oth er prominent Americans are active The picture was thrown on the screen for tne first time today at the Champs Eiysees Theatre in the presence of fiugh C. Wallace, the American Am bassador, and Mrs. Wallace, A. M. liiacKara, Consul General, and other members of the American colonv. The film depicts the terrible rava ges wrought by the war. first show ing the prosperous villages of 1914, .ii bright valleys and on green hills, and then the ruin and waste wrecks of farmhouses and hamlets to which i.iic temporarily exiled people had re turned. The film is unique in that no professional actor took part in it Feasants everwhere are shown work ing out their own salvation, livinir in wooden barracks in the shadow of the walls of their former homes. The film is to be shown in the Unit ed States shortly. DISORDERLY STRIKER TS ARRESTED Scene in C4wvluiuL O- win PETROGRAD BEINGCLAiNED BY BOTH SIDES LATE DISPATCHES IN LONDON REPORT BOLSHEVIKS NOT ON LY SUCCESSFULLY RESISTING ATTACK, BUT ARE VICTORI OUS ON OTHER FRONTS NO ATTACK ON KRONSTADT. 700,000 IN FRENCH ARMY. More Than 65,000 Are Still Enrolled in the Nayy. PARIS, Oct 22 The French forces still under arms number today be tween 650,000 and 700,000 men, ac cording to semi-official advices issued today. Mors than 71,000 officers nd men of the navy have been re turned to civil life, leaving the naval force with a personnel of 70,000 to ,75,000. PRESIDENT GETTING WELL. Had One of Best Nights Since Illness Began. WASHINGTON, Oct 22 (United Press) The President had one of the best nights since his illness began, the official statement this morning said. Temperature, pulse and respiration rate continues normal and his diges tion is more satisfactory, it was said. He signed several bills today it was learned at the Whitehouse this af ternoon. It was not anounced what bills he signed. Senator Tumulty probably will anounce later what bills were signed. FIRE IN SAN MATEO. Fire totally destroyed the residence of Thomas Wright in San Mateo yes terday morning. The home, with ai! contents, were entirely consumed. LONDON, Oct 22 United Press.) Conflicting reports continued to come in today regarding the progress of the Anti-Bolshevik attack against Petrograd. A BerKn dispatch quot ed an official comtnunkme from Ren. oral Yudenitich saying he had reach e l Petrograd from the south, and that street fighting was going on in the outskirts of the city. Other dis patches, however, reported that Bol shevik! not only successfully resist ing the attack on Petrograd, but vic torious on other fronts. Both Den- ekin and Kolchak have received set backs, it was said. Kronstadt has not been attacked and will not be by the naval farces now in the Baltic, and if the Bolshe- vikl evacuate the fortress before Pe trograd falls it will be a great sur prise, according to an admiralty State ment given out her today. RESERVATIONS IJREATYTOBE NSISTED ON WILSON APPLIES LASH TO DELEGATES TO THE IIUSTi RICHARDSON TRIAL; VERDICT EXPECTED SOON "MY INDISPOSITION SHOULD NOT BAR THE WAY TO A FRANK EgPRESSION OF THE SERIOUSNESS IN WHICH COUN TRY WOULD BE PLACED IF AGREEMENT FAILS," HE SAID. ALL MORNING SESSION OF CIR CUIT COURT CONSUMED IN- SECURING JURY AND HEAR KG TESTIMONY IN CASE AGAINST NEGRO WHO SHOT CONDUCTOR RAY BUTTS TO DEATH. FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMIT TEE DECIDES TO INSIST OTH ER NATIONS ACCEPT THEM WILL BE DEFEATED IN THE SENATE. . WASHINGTON. Oct. 22 (United Piess) iReservationa to the peace treaty must be accepted by the other Allied powers, the Senate foreign re lations committee decided today. The committee began drafting the resolu tion of ratification today. Senator McCumBer, Republican of North Da kota, voted with the Democrats, Sen ator Shields of Tennessee. the Republicans on the question. It was predicted at the Whitehouse that the action of the foreiim rela tions committee would be defeated in the Senate. MRS. DEXTER DIRECTOR. Will Have Charge Woman's Division Red Cross Stamp Sale. BOLSHEVIVIK DESTROYERS DE. STROYED. LONDON, Oct. 22 (United Press Two Bolshevik destroyers were sunk by British and Esthonian destroyers in the Kaporia Bay yasterday, the British admiralty anounced today. DE WOLFE MANSION BURNS Famous Landmark of Bristol is De stroyed, with $115,000 Loss. BRISTOL, R. I., Oct 21 The man sion owned by Mrs. Marguerite De Wolfe Mudge, and which for three- quarters of a century has been one of tne landmarks on the shores of Narra- gansett Bay, was destroyed bv fire to day. The loss is estimated at $115100 Tne house, in its exterior duct ion in wood of the Temnla of Ml. nerva at Athena, was built for Mrs. Mudge-s grandfather, Mark Anthony De Wolfe, in 1840. Amour the win. able interior fittings which were ruin ed was an Italian mantel in marble, Banked by statues, in the drawing room. The cause of the fire has not been determined. Mrs. Howard W. Dexter of Jack sonville has accepted the responsible position of State Director of the Wo men s Division in the campaign for the sale of the Red Cross Christmas Seals. . Mrs. Dexter is well and favorably known for her splendid achievements during the war. In each and every activity she gave her valuable . ser vices and was enthusiastic and en ergetic in the various and varied movements in Florida which terminat ed so successfully. Mrs. Dexter finds great enjoyment in doing public work which proves a blessing to humanity. and her splendid characteristics sur round her with effective forces, the members of which find a great deal of pleasure in co-operating with her. With tireless energy, with remarka ble ability and with personal charms that win, Mrs. Dexter will easily se cure the effective aid of the women of Fldrlda who take a delight in im perative work of this character. UNKNOWN STEAMER ASHORE. NEWBEDFORD. MASS.. Oct 11 (United Press) Unknown steamer is ashore" off Nantucket acocrdiag to a telephone report here today. The report stated life saving crews' have gone to assist the vessel. At 3 o'clock this afternoon taking of testimony in the case of the State vs. Nat Richardson, the neero accused of killing Atlantic Coast Line Conduc tor Ray Butts, was completed and the ease went tothe jpry for argument lhe Court Room was crowded all day and there was a strong undercur rent of feeling as the story" of how Kichardson shot the conductor aa he lay helpless an the ground, inflicting wouans from which he afterwards died m a Jacksonville hospital There was no demonstration at any. time, and Sheriff Hagan was verv much pleased with the orderly manner in which the trial is being permitted to proceed. The trial of Richardson was taken up the first thing this morning and considerable difficulty was experienc ed in getting a jury. After the iu ry was secured the State announced ready, as did the defense, and the case went to trad. nnL . ... j.ne nrsi witness called was Dr. d H. Pittman, of Jacksonville, who at tended Conductor Butts before he died. Dr. Pittmian described wounds which cused death, and testi ed that they were from pistol bullets. The wound which caused death was fired from the back, striking the de ceased m the buttock. WASHINGTON. Oct. 22ni,o Press) President Wilson today warn- eu tne National Industrial Conference it must find some common ground nf agreement, in letter read to the Con ference by Secretary Lane. lhe President declared that hv. ing called the Conference "I feel tw my temporary indisposition should not oar tne way to a frank expression of the seriousness of the nosition in which the country will be placed if should you adjourn without convinced the American neonle tw you had exhausted your resourceful ness and patience in an effort tn or to some common agreement. When the nations of the world are endeavoring to find a wav nf avoiding international war. are we to confess there's no method to be found for carrying on industry except in the spirit, ana with the very method of war?" He continued. "Must susnimon. and hatred, and force rule us in civil life' Are our industrial leaders and our industrial workers to live together without faith in each other, constant. ly struggling for advantage over each other, doing naught but what is com. pelled?" The labor group withdrew for a caucus immediately after the letter was read. The Conference tendered President Wilson a risine vote of thanks for his letter. Butts' Dying Statement Meade Hunt, of Jacksonville, was the second witness for the State. Mr. Hunt testified that he took Con ductor Butts's dying statement. The statement, duly sworn to by witness es, was introduced in evidence. Con ductor Butts said that on the morning that he was shot he got off the train ard walked around to another side of the caboose. He saw Richardson on the steps and asked him what he was doing there. Richardson, ac cording to the statement, pulled his revolver from his bosom, but the conductor, who had been forewarned, beat himf to it, and drew his pistol first The negro then shot him in the face and he fell to the ground. After he was on the ground, the conductor's statement said, the negro shot him twice more, and from the position of the wounds and the tes timony of Dr. Pittman it was one of these shots that caused death. Frank Beddow, circulation manager of the Jacksonville Metropolis, fol lowed Mr. Hunt on the stand and tes tified that he heard Conductor Butts final statement as made to Mr. Hunt He also sadd Mr. Btitts told him- that the reason he pulled his pistol was be cause he knew the men on his train were desperate as he had been warn ed they were already guilty of beat ing up an aged white man in San- ford. Several members of the train crew related practically the same story as STRIKE CALLED OFF, BUT NO WORK IS DONE NEW, YORK, Oct. 22 (United Press) Although called off bv offi. cials of the unions,' the Longshore men s strike was still in progress to day. The Kadical element of strik ers refused to resume work and or ganized a new strike committee to day. New demands were to be made. Hundreds men gathered in the vi cinity of the docks this momine- de clared' they feared to go work because- of the probably clashes with radical strikers. 1BIG ELKS INSTALLATION. Two Thousand Members Have Been Prepared at Seattle. What is said to be a record installa tion of Elks will take place in Seattle, Wash., Thursday night when two thousand new members will be initi ated into the order, according to ad vices received by prominent Elks here. This will bring Seattle up to the second place in point of membership in the United States. Grand Exalt ed Ruler Frank L. Rein will officiate t the initiation. told in Conductor Butts' dying state ment and the case went to the jury for argument Messrs. Merryday and Walton ran. resented the defendant and State's Attorney Gus Long represented the state. , Grand Jury Adjourns. The grand jury reoorted thk morn. ling that it had concluded hi delih. I erations and was ordered dischaxeed' J by Judge Wills. i f : ii ( V. f s k- t V: i ' ... ... .-. . f , ,...S. .'. .. .., M9 l . ::,"T.."'": v. LI. :L: Y