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VOL. I. NO. 13. jl, . PALATKA, FLORIDA, SATURDAY, 'OCTOBER 25, 1919. , " " PRICE FIVE CENTS
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DEPAUT
CONTIISUANCE QF COAL PRO
DUCTION DESPITE STRIKE IS
ONE OF MATTERS TO COME UP
ALSO PLAN NEW PROPOSI
TION FOR INDUSTRIAL CON
FERENCE WASHINGTON, Oct. 25. (United
Press) President Wilson's cabinet
will meet in extraordinary session to
day to consider the labor situation, it
was learned.
READY FOR A
Among the matters to be considered
- is a continuation of coal production
despite the strike of miners set for
November first. The recommenda
tion of the Industrial conference yes
terday that a committee be named to
draw up an industrial peace program
for submission to the new conference
. (Indicated the intention of organized
labor to fight to a finish the steel
tVike and the demand of the four big
''etireriioods and other railroad work
ers for more wages.
lANCOCK-BROWN.
iWlupert C. Hancock of Bostwick and
'38 Lois C. Brown, of Peniel were
rsarried yesterday morning at the
Baptist parsonage, Rev. Savell offi
. ciating. The 'young people met in
Palatka and went to the home of Rev.
Savell accompanied by only one friend,
There is a hint that this was a gret-na-green
affair.
The Cabinet continued in session
two and a half hours this morning.
It will reassemble again this after
noon.
Union Heads to See Hmes. v
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (United
Press) President Lee, of the Broth
erhood of Railroad Trainmen and
President Sheppard of the Order of
Railway Conductors will n-eet Wed
nesday with Rail Director Hines to
receive his answer to the demands of
their organizations for immediate re
lief. He met the miners in Confer
ence here today to discuss coopera
tion of all the Unions now staging
strikes or threatening strike.
BANS MONEY HOARDING.
Paris "Minister of Justice ders
Prosecution of Coin Traffickers.
PARIS, Oct. 25 The gradual dis-
appearance of silver coin from circu
. f, lrition has caused the Minister of Jus
tice to circularize his department, or
dering that traffickers in money must
be prosecuted with the full force of
the law. A law promulgated last
week made it an offense, punishable
vith fine and imprisonment to hoard,
melt, recoin, or withdraw from circu
lation any of the legal currency of
the country.) '
The Minister of Finance today is
sued warning to travellers that they
would not be permitted to take out of
the country more than a thousand
francs' worth of French or foreign
paper money tnd ten francs worth of
silver. Offenders, the warning de-
i 111 2 Anns anil im.
ciures, wm ijikiut ucav
4ysrisonment.
Chilly likes daylight law.
JPHJLABELPHJA, Oct. 5 Day
light saving for Philadelphia will be
Craved permanently, despite the recall
"of the congressional bill, if th pro
posed ordinances now lying in Coun
cils' committe, introduced at the last
session, is reported out promptly and
acted on favorably .
HEADS TO BE
NY EMERGEN
RIOT INCITERS I
AT KNOXVILLEX
TURNED
KNOXVILLE, Oct. 25 (United
Press) Fourteen men on trial on fel
ony charges growing out of the recent
race riot here were freed by a jury
today., The jury was unable to agree
as to five of the defendants. The
trial came to an unexpected halt late
yesterday when counsel submitted the
case to the jury without argument.
EX-KAISER BUSY PLOTTING
WITH ROYALISTS, IS CHARGED
LONDON, Oct. 25. The former
LC-orman .Emperor' , and . -the formur.
Crown Prince are concerned in the in-
tiigues of the German royalists, the
political correspondent of The Daily
Mail asserts. '
"The ex-Emperior," says the writer.
"is far from leading a life of detach
ment from German affairs. He has
recently seen a number of myterious
visitors from Germany and is receiv
ing toiany telegrams. He is jcon
stantly in communication with some
place in Germany by telephone, a pri
vate .line having been attached to his
residence across the frontier. These
communications are with Gentian roy
alists. .. . .'
. "The former Crown Prince also is
known .to be intriguing with German
loyalists and receiving many suspi
cious visitors. Inquiries on this mat
ter will be made in the Hoijse of
Commons next week."
WARRANT FOR MITCHELL.
Former Candidate For Governor In
Trouble In Tampa.
TAMPA, Oct. 25 Noel A. Mitchell,
St. Petersburg realty dealer who in
1916 was a candidate for the Demo
cratic nomination for governor and
who advertises himself as "Sandman
Mitchell," was named in a warrant
issued yesterday by County Judge
John C. White, charging him with ob
taining money under false pretense.
The affidavit in support of the war
rant which was sworn to by Jamas
K. Lawton, charges that on October
10 "Noel A. Mitchell obtained
from James K. Lawton $175, on con
tract for a deed to certain land which
he was unable to deliver and has
refused to refund said money on de
man and he did with felonious
intent obtain said money under false
pretense and by false representation."
MORE PAY IN POST OFFICES.
Senate and House Conferees Agree on
Increases of $100 to $200.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 An
agreement on increased pay for postal
e.nployes was reached today by the
Senate and House conferees, a gradu
ated scale ranging from $100 to $200
annually for general employes, with
smaller raises for the rural mail ser
vice being approved. The increases
would be retroactive from July 1, and
the estimates cdst to the Government
would be between $38,000,000 and
$40,000,000.
OBSERVATION OF
CONSTITUTE
resolution introduced in
senate by thomas to bring
respect for law and 0!t
der Among the striking
MINERS.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (United
Press) Officers of the Federal gov
ernment were called upon to take ap
propriate action "In Enforcing obedi
ence to and respect for the Constitu
tion and the laws"' in the threatened
ccal strike by a resolution offered by
Senator Thomas of Colorado today.
No action was .taken on the resolu
tion. W. C. T. U. STATE MEET
Annual Convention Will Be Held In
Gainesville, Nov. 4-7
GAINESVILLE, Oct 25. (Srec.
ial.) The thirty-sixth annual con
vention, Florida W. C. T. U. will conj
vene in this city November 4-7. Let
ters are being received from all
parts ofthe State and a large dele
gation" fs'Ueihg' " bdoked;T"DeIij atcs
are expected here Tuesday night.
The day meetings, both forenoon and
afternoon, will be held in the First
Methodist church and will feature
interesting programs of reports, de
partment plans and stirring address
es. . The national lecturer, Mrs.
Florence Ewell Atkins, now living
in Savannah, Ga., will be the con
vention speaker, delivering the ad
dress Wednesday night the 5th, also
an address Thursday nigi.t Di. J.
W. Hart, of Washington D. C, will
deliver a splendid address, his sub
ject being Publis Health. Dr. M. A.
Bonnell has a prominent place, on
the program, his theme being Amer
icanization. ' The fu'l convention
program will be given out for publi
cation at an early date.
CWednesY-fl-
TRIAL FOR BELGIAN EDITORS.
Charged Wjth Advocating Abandon
ment During the War.
BRUSSELS, Oct. 25. Emile Van-
dervelde, Belgian minister of justice
fcnd president of the Socialist Inter
nationale, has ordered toroceedines
instituted against editors of the pub
lication named Socialism Beige, which
appeared in Holland during the war
and is alleged to have conducted a
campaign in favor of Belgian aban
donment of the war.
Camille Huvsmans. secretary of flip
Internationale, and Messrs. Jamar
and Longueville, who are Socialist
candidates at Antwerp in the present
parliamentary elections, will be pros
ecuted. FOOD ROTTING IN DENMARK.
Harbor Strike Lifts Prices 200 P. C.
General Walkout in Brazil.
NEW YORK, Oct. 25 MUlions of
dollars of food is rotting in Denmark
and pri!8 have increased from 50 to
200 per cent because of a harbor
strike in Copenhagen, acording to
passengers who landed today from the
steam&hip Hellig Olay. More than
600 pasengers had been delayed six
weeks in leaving Copenhagen.
BOOM FOR WOOD.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., ct 25
Headquarters have been opened here
by friends" of Major General Leonard
Wood for the purpose of securing for
him the Alabama delegation to the
Republican presidential convention
next Jnne.
SCHOOL TO OPEN
-AT SAME HOURS
: Af OPLD TIE
TIME f iLL BE CHANGED BUT
NOT THE HOUR RAILROADS
TO CSLAXGE CLOCKS BUT NOT
THE HOUR ALL ON EASTERN
TIME -AFTER TO-DAY.
Palatka schools will-make no change
in tours' for opening-and for recesses,
iiut tfiey will open the sessions an
our later,; and have the recess pe
riods ait: hour later, beginning Mon
day moitting. So far as the children
are concerned s this makes no differ
ence, as they will still' continue to be
governed; by the clock which mama
tnd paparwill set back an hour to
night. -
Business houses generally in Palat
ka will continue to open at the same
time, and trains will be operated at
the sanW time by the clock. This
section reverts back to Eastern time,
and it is' hardly probable that achange
will ever be made again.
No Change at Theaters.
. The local theater's, the Grand and
the Arcade, will open at the same
hours, by the clock,., as formerly.
Matinees will be at 3;30 and 'evening
pertora'nceS at 7:00 and 8:45. f!
Probably the only changes that wfll
be made is at the churches. In the
announcement of some of them the
time for services is changed an half
hour.
TROTSKY'S STAFF
IS CAPTURED BY
ANTI-BOLSHEVIKS
BOLSHEVIK LEADER ESCAPES IN
AN AUTOMOBILE CAPTURE
OCCURRED NEAR PETROGRAD
WAR MINISTER IS IN FULL
FLIGHT.
COPENHAGEN, Oct. 25 (United
Press) Reval correspondent of the
Tidende reported today that the en
tire staff of war minister Trotsky was
captured when the anti-Bolsheviki
force toqk Tsarkoeseloe near Petro
grad. Trotsky escaped in an auto
mobile it was said.
This information is looked upon as
important indicating that the Bol
shevik soldiers are losing courage and
gave up rather than struggle further
to protect .Trotsky's reign. s
The advance of the anti-bolshevik
forces on Petrograd continues, the
dispatch says.
HOMESICKNESS CHIEF CAUSE
OF ENLISTMENT NOWADAYS
CHIGAGO, Oct. 25. Homesick
ness brings more men back into the
military service than any other rea
son, according to officers who have
questioned thousands . of veterans
who have been discharged and re
enlisted since the beginning of the
armistice. Recruiting tables show
that nearly 70 per cent, of the pres
ent-day enlistments are of men who
have' seen previou service.
The case of Sergeant Tony Kane,
a llarine, who was among the fore
most of Chicago's returned war he
roes, is typical. Kane wa s thrice
cited, receiving the Croix de Guerre
with palm, the Medaille Militaire
and theCroix de Guerre with star. He
was given a warm welcome when he
returned home, but a few days after
being discharged, be agai nre-enlist-ed,
saying he was homesick and want
ed to get back with' the Marines.
WILLIAMS WILL
NOT BE RETAINED
AS COMPTROLLER
SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE
VOTES AGAINST HIS NOMINA
TION IS SECOND TIME HE
HAS BEEN REFUSED HOLDS
.OFFICE UNDER RECESS AP
POINTMENT. WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (United
Fi ess) The nomination of John Skel
ton Williams to be Comptroller of the
currency' was rejected by' the Senate
Banking Currency Committee by a
vote of ten to seven to-day. The
vote was a strict party division.
Since March fourth, Mr. Williams has
been holding office under a recess ap
pointment. His nomination also was
rejected by the last Congress.
TELLS OF AUSTRIA'S PLIGHT
American Commissioner Reports a
Great Shortage of Food Supplies.
PARIS, Oct. 25. Albert HalsteaJ,
of the American Consular Service,
former Consul General in Vienna
who is now acting as American- Com
missioner in Vienna, is in Paris, con
ferring with the American peace" del
egation concerning , the situation in
Austria. ' i'-V '..:T
s" Mtt Halstead pparta'thst aod 'Supl.
piles are extremely short in that coun
try. With - Tustrian exchange at its
present low rate, there seems to be lit
tle prospect of relief for the situation
ur.Iess credits can be established which
will improve the buying power of
Austrian money.
EXPOSITION HEARING
IS DEFERRED
Chairnan Brorein Announces Mem
bers Could Not Aitend Today
TAMPA, Oct. 25. Chairman Bro
rein, of the Florida Centennial Fair
Commission, announced this morning
that the meeting of the commission
that was to have been held at Pensa
cola tomorrow to hear that city's
presentation of its claim for the
fair, and its plan for financing it
,will be postponed until Monday, or
perhaps a latar date. This because
one of thecommisioners has informed
Mr. Brorein that he will be unable
to attend the Pensacola meeting, and
it is necessary to haveihefullmem-
bership at the gathering.
Postponement of the Pensacola
meeting likewise means postpone
ment of the Jacksonville meeting,
which was set for next Monday.
Chairman Brorein says he will an
nounce the dates of the meetings as
$non as possible.
To each meeting Tampa w;ll send
a strong delegation to urge that in
stead of one fair to cover a period
of twelve months, that four smaller
fairs be held in connection with al
ready established fairs aat Jack
sonville, Tampa, Pensacola and Mi
ami.
VAN VALIN RETURNS SOON
-Arctic Explorer is Safe at Seattle,
University Museum Hearse.
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 25 New
light on the origin of the Eskimo is
expected when William B. Van Val
in arrives home. The University
Museum yesterday recived a telegram
from Seattle, Wash., saying that he
had reached there safely from Cape
Nome ater three years in the Arc
tic regions.
Mr. Van Valin said he had shipped
his collections, including remains of
a number of prehistoric Eskimos, to
the museum. He will lecture in the
museum in December. Among his
bagge the explorer has motion-picture
films, photographs and phonographs
records. The expedition was finan
ced by John Wanamaker.
THE WEATHER
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' Generally fair to-
night and Sunday.
Gentle variable
winds. -
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CONSULAR AGENT HELD BY
BANDITS MUST EE TURNED
OVER TO THIS GOVERNMENT,
STATE DEPARTMENT ADVISES
MEXICAN GOVERNMENT.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (United
Press) State department dispatched
a Note to. Mexico demanding the re-
Hay
lepse of William O. Jenkins, the Am- '
ei ican Consular Agent, kidnapped at
t'ueblo, even if . it is necessarv for
the Mexican government to pay his
ransom, it was announced today.
A resolution directing armed forces ,
it, the United States be used to ob
tain Jenkin's release was offered in -
the Senate by Senator Myers of Mon-
tana. . - - ' .
WINTER HAVEN OVER TOP.
Is First Town In State to Raise Its
,Y. M. C. A. Quota.
TAMPA; Oct. 25 With Winter Ha
ven reporting its quota in 'the state,
drive, of- the Y.: M. C,.Av ar 'having'
campaign, and with encouraging re
ports coming from all over the state
Fred B. Freeman, of the internation
al Y. M. C.- A. committee, who is in
Tampa to direct the local "Y" finan
cial campaign, -was optimistic over
the progress made, yesterday after
noon. "This forward movement
which is being held all over the Soutn
is the first of its kind to be staged
by the Y. M. C. A.'i said Mr. Free
man, "and. it is a movement in which
the entire South should take particu
lar pride. Reports today show that
tiie Virginias the Carolinas, Mary
land and Delaware, have already rais
ed thirty per cent, of their quots, in
the first twodayswork.'"
POOR PULLMAN COMPANY
NEW YORK, Oct 25. The sur
plus of the Pullman Company for the
fiscal year ended with July 31, after
the deduction of corporate expens
es and taxes, amounted to $12,730
057, according to its annual stated,
ment, issued yesterday. This was
equivalent to $10.61 a share earned
on the $120,000,000 capiltal stocky
as compared with $11.17 a share in
the preceding year.
DANMANN'S BODY FOUND.
ST. LOUIS, Oct 25. The body of
Captain Carl W. Danmann, pilot of
the balloon Wichita, which fell in
Lake Huron during the national bal
Icon race, has been found at Pine
Tree harbor, near Tobermory, Onta
rio, according to a news dispatch re
ceived here today from Owen Sound,
Ontario.
MRS. LYPEZYNSKA GUILTY.
Convicted of Killing Her Sister
Twelve Years Ago.
LeLAND, MICH., Oct. 25 (United
Press) Mrs. Stanislau Lypezynska
was found guilty of the murder of her
sister, Mary Jania, twelve years ago
by a jury here today. The jury was
out ten hours and returned a verdict
of first degree murder.
WILSON STILL IMPROVES
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (United
Press) President Wilson'a condition
today was satisfactory, according to
Dr. Grayson. The "President had a
comfortable night. Slow improve
ment continues" Dr. Grayson said.
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