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TODAY'S ... . ... ,,,., k - N t f - n ? I ' Tl TODAY'S ' NEWS v TODAY . t .-v. f l I' aV-S-.aV...-a a a a a a a a a a a I . ' ' , . . ' "j . ' . .... ' , tyj VOL. I. NO. 15. , - PALATKA, FLORIDA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1919. . : 7 PRICeIoVCENTS ' ; V " BELIEVED MIL BE ALL LABOR IS ' WILSON iEFOSEI Flilitfi , . : POSTPONED OR CALLED OFF ORDERED 001 j FOB FiEQIE SETTLEffilT 11 SPECIAL SESSION OF THE CABI NET BEING HELD THIS AFTER NOON TO PERFECT PLANS LEADERS OF MINERS SAY THEY WILL NOT CHANGE OR- ' DERS. (By United Press.) WASHINGTON, Oct 28 President Wilson's cabinet, will consider, at a rtieeting this afternoon, the threatened coal strike and complete plans for a pew industrial conference. While confident the leaders of the miners' meeting at Indiapolis tomorrow will postpone or call off the threatened strike, cabinet members are continu. ting efforts to provide an adequate coal supply in case the strike is called. Attorney General Palmer, Sec re . tary of labor Wilson are working on plans of law enforcement and will report to the cabinet today. . , After looking into the method of strike procedure, government "official arr ccfldeMt.mrI,f;tnrh!r3ESf. - JoVfofffcet' who,aiia 'tthV itrika, ; ctn call, it off, ft iw recalled tKat " C ' some years ago at the time of .the la bor troubles in he anthracite fields the. . miners' organisation " decided to Strike. John Mitchell .then president f the union, Secretary of Labor - ".WUson, Mheri'i ' right hand man, h:. ' Mood up in the face of s.mdldly deter '" ruined crowd 6i'mm9rs and boldly 4e- claired that' th 4trik4 should not take i.', plce.V Their cousel prevftiled.- ' Lewis and his-fellow-officers, it is 1 .contended, have the same influence. - NOT TO CALL IT OFF, ;! ; (By United Press.) ' SPRINGFIELD, 111., Oct. 28 There . Is no indication now that the Coal . . Strike order will be rescinded, ac cording "to acting President Lewis of the. Miners Union today.-JUewis left for Indianapolis today, to attend a meeting of the Executive Board Mi ners Organization' tomorrow. - . In a statement issued last night Lewis said, to clear up popular mis, apprehension about exactly what took ' piace in the point ' conferences Mr. Lewis placed responsibility ior the strike again on the operators. The statement follows:' ' . , "At the biennial convention of the ; united mine workers at Cleveland on September 9 to 23,attehded by 2,046 ' delegates, a wage program and policy was outlined and scale committees were selected who were instructed to present demands to the operators. "On September 25, at Buffalo, the miners and operators met in joint . , committee. The miners presented tneir demands and were' met by a blunt statement that the Washington ' agreement had, not expired, because ' , the war was" not ended and peace had : , ' rot been promulgated . by the presi ' . dent.' ..' . . ' ". !- ' "No counter proposals were submit- ted by the operators, who seemingly . were determined to avoid making s newagreement." This committee ad v iourned or week ni reconvened in )Q J Philadelphia on October 9, where the same circumstances obtained nd sine die adjournment took place o Octo- feer 11. . 1 "The government in conference with the operators and miners, last week st Washington, endeavored to secure . reopening of negotristionB. Ths mi ners consented without ceservstion. The operators declined except under conditions . which render! ttsgotia. tions impossible." : f -) iums y mn m iiiuailll in nmm ks MWia Nfl QIIPPCCQ : - STAND IN POURING RAIN LISTEN TO HIM. When It Is Proposed He Stop on Ac count of Weather Trouble Threatens. Mexico City, Oct. 28 The unsusual spectacle was presented today of 15, 000 persons sitting under their um brellas in Mexico City's famous bull ring listening to Enrico Caruso, wear ing heavy rubber cape as protec tion against the rain, sing the cole of "Jon Jose" in "Carmen." It was a picturesque setting 'for this opera in a bull ring, which until a few years ago attracted the worlds best matadors nd picadores. ; ; - -. , The performance started , under dark' skies and during the third act a heavy rain began falling. , 'At the end of the act the management mmtmjmjiw the performance would be suspended Fifteen thousand persons rose 'in their scats and shouted in opposition until the arena shook. '; They demand ed that the' opera proceed sad inas much, as by. this time the rain had ceased the fourth act was started and completed, although occasional flash es of lightning and low-lying clouds forecast the storm that broke short ly after the finale. ;,J. '., v WANTED Furnished room, mod ern, good locality, no objection to dis tance. - Apply Dr. Page, P. Q Box 576 . ' " ' dlL INT SPUTE" WILL . BE HELD NOVEMBER 1 1 GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATES ARE INVITED. C Armistice Day to Be Celebrated in Novel Manner Arranging Other Details. One of the features of the Armis tice Day celebration which will be staged here won November 11 i a joint debate between Hon. Van C. Swearingen and Hon.. Lincoln Hulley, candidates for" governor; Hon. Ca rey tHardee has also been invited, and it" may be a three-cornered affair. Mr. Hardee said during his visit here leeently, however, that he did not think he would be able to appear here on that date. A political debate, the committee figures, is sure to draw a large num ber of out-of-town people here, and it is desired to have Palatka the real center of attraction in the county that day.tr ' Planning a Parade. Plans for the big parade are al ready well under wy and the list of prizes to be offered will be announc ed soon. f ' ' An effort is alsMieing made to have a horse race for quarter horses some time during the afternoon, a tug of war, foot races and other sports. Returned soldiers will be asked to participate in the parade in uniform and carry all souvenirs they may have brought back with them. .TERAUCHI NOT DEAD (By United Press.) . ,TOKIO, Oct . 28 Field Marshal Count Terauchi, at one tims Premier of Japan," whose death was reported here yssterday, is still alive.'his phy sicians snnoune today. RAILWAY AND LIGHT CO. AND NEWSPAPERS BOYCOTTED CHARGES ARE PREFERRED AGAINST MAYOR NEAL TWELVE HUNDRED TROOPS ON GUARD DUTY AWAITING OUT BRAK (By United Press.) KNOXVILLE, Oct. 28 Although Knoxville' is comparatively quiet this morning there is an undercurrent of tense excitement as a result of the ac tion of the labor council last night In calling out all crafts - in sympathy with the street strike. Firemen and policemen are expected in the general strike order. The walkout is to take place Friday. The action taken last ,night was supplemented by a decision to boycott the Knoxville Railway & Light Co., 'both daily newspapers and an ice cream Jsry,.. of ,yhwhs.lhaii .H KuipmSn, ' commissioner of . public ttfetyls al the head. .It was'alsQ decided to put in crrcu- totion petitions asking for the recall of Mayor Neal. Fourteen charges 'are mr.de against the mayor. Operation of street cars by strike breakers was resumed this" morning, while approximately welve hundred state and federal troops are being held in readiness for possible trouble. WOMAN AS A BANDIT. Afsists In Automobile Hold Up Near Sioux Falls. SIOUX FALLS, S. D., Oct 28 The latest in criminal lines in Soutn Dakota is a woman automobile bandit Herself and male accomplice are be- ing sought by th authorities for a told holdup and robbery of two Fort Pierce ' men who were traveling fhrough Kingsbury County in an au tomobile. The woman appeared re fined, and was well dressed. She took an active part in the robbery, as well as acted as director. The loot secured from the two Fort Pierce men amounted to more than $500 in mon ey and jewelry. According to the victims, they were driving their auto mobile between Desmet and Manches ter, and were rounding a curve in the highway when they came upon anoth er automobile blocking the road. In the machine were a woman and a man. A s the machine, of the Fort Pierce men was brought to a stop .the man stepped from the other car to the ground, rfid the woman stood up in the rear of the car facing the two I'crt Pierce men. More Troops Held Ready. (By United Press.) ATLANTA, Oct. 28 The entire Sixtieth Infantry, is being held at Camp Gordon in readiness to go to Knoxville, it was learned today. This is the regulr army organization com posed of overseas veterans. . Three companies, with Major General Lew is in supreme command, left here last night for Knoxville. 14 NOT TO LIFT BAN President Wilson To Stand By War Time Prohibition. (By United Press.) WASHINGTON, Oct 28 President Wilson has no intention of lifting the war time prohibition ban until the peace treaty is ratified, it was learn ed at the white house today, ft was stated that President Wilson will lift ban when he fees he has the legal au thority, but not sooner. WBrA, HWn -., , .v. . liny ...W......W.. uvau. I W III II II III . ' AGAINST MAYOR NEAL LUULLMLII1 POT- BOAT WRECK LAKE STEAMER CRASHES INTO PIER "DURING SIXTY MILE GALE AND- SINKS TEN MINU J'TES LATER-SEVEN ' BODIES ARE RECOVERED ' , y ' ., it' "(By United Press.) ; MUSKEGON,' Mich., Oct 28 Ten persons were reported drowned early today :,when the. lake steamer. City, of Muskegon, was driven in the pier near c.reand wrecked and seven bodies i,mmtm'Mmifim I - A sixty mile sixty mile gale was blowing. 6th. ers were reported missing. Wallowing along in a heavy sea the vessel, attempted to pass in between two 'piers extending a mile out into the lake.- A great wave caught her and dashed her broadside against the south pier. ' Many passengers were transferred te the slippery pier by the craw. An other wave swept the boat back from the pier and she sank within ten min utes. ' ENFORCE THE GAME LAW. Sheriff Hagan Says He Will Make Ev ery Effort. Sheriff Hagan says that he make every effort to see that the provis ions "f the state game law are enforc ed tl is year, although he is seriously handicapped for lack of sufficient dep uties to take care of this extra work, and no provision is made for giving him extra help to enforce the law. There will be strictefcrequiresments for hunting licenses this year, and those who expect to go into the woods snould provide themselves with them e.irly and avoid the rush. The term for which licenses are is sued is November 20 to March 1. The fee for residents of the county is V, for residents of the state non resident in the county $3, for non-res-iuents of the state $15. Licenses are good only in the county ii which is sued. MIAMI POWER HOUSE BURNS Loss.To Tractio Co., Will Be Between 4 $75,000 and $100,000. MIAMI, Oct. 2S (Special) The power house of the Miami Traction ,Companyv was totally destroyed by fire this, morning. The fire origi nated in one of the cars in the barn. There was an insurance on the ma chinery, cars and building for $9,000, while the loss amounts to between $75,000 to $100,000. There were sev en cars burned, ten sets and batter ies. B. B. latum, president of the company, is an Philadelphia so that it cannot be determined what the company will do until after Mr. Ta tum's return. REMOVE BAN ON SEX. (By United Press.) LONDON, Oct 28 The house of commons today adopted by 171 to 84 an amendment to the pending bill for the removal of sex disqualifications, permitting women to sit and vote in the house of lords. AT WHITE HOUSE KING ALBERT AND QUEEN ELIZ ABETH OF BELGIUM PAY THEIR RESPECTS TO PRESI DENT WILSON VISIT '' BOTH BRANCHES OF CONGRESS. ; . .. (By United Press.)! " v WASHINGTON,-' Oct; 28 The White House received its first Euro pean Monarch; today when King Al bert and Queen Elizabeth, of Belgium called to pay their respects to Presi dent "and Mrs. Wilson. ' ; Their call was informal and-lasted, only twenty minutes. .. . 'VVV Vv.''"- V jyfMik Jlgiaiw ruleif .Ve 1 uie wimw nouso, urs. ttraysorr; ftur fin and Stitt were .holding, the morn ing conference over the , President' cunuiuBiL ana ne aia not sec me visi tors. King "Albert '.visited the Sen ate at one o'clock and later the House, delivering short speeches before' each body. V," " NO SUBSCRIPTIONS SUNDAY. Red Cross Rally Merely an Enter tainment Feature. For fear that some may have mis understood the preliminary announce ment of the big Red Cross rally to be held Sunday at the Grand Theater the committee has requested that it be stated that no subscriptions will be I taken at the Sunday meeting, but that it is purely an entertainment to pro mote interest in the campaign which will be waged the following week. Every person in Putnmm county is eordially invited to the meeting, and is assured of apleasing afternoon's en tertainment. There will be goodmu sic, good speaking and some very in teresting experiences related. REV DUNKLIN BUYS HOME. Purchases Residence Formerly Prop erty of Mrs .George Miller. Rev. E. M. C. Dunklin has purchas ed the residence on the corner ot Kirkland and Kirby streets, belonging to Mrs. George Miller, of St. Augus tine, and now occupied by Miss Hat tie Buky. Rev. and Mrs. Dunklin and family will move into their new home November loth Miss Buky will move November 1st, into her home at 503 Kirby St., recently purchased from Mrs. Thomas Hyers. , SPAIN HAVING TROUBLE. (By United Press.) MADRID, Oct. 28 A serious crisis has arisen here over the decision of the employers at Barcelona to de clare a lockout. Over 200,000 men and women will be thrown out of em ployment, and 800,000 more interde pendent on the dock workers will be idle. OMAN AS A MAGISTRATE. (By United Press.) NEW YORK, Oct 28 Mrs. Jean H. Norris, widow, lawyer of. twelve years' practice, ws sworn in today by Mayor Hylan under a thirty-day ap pointment as a magistrate to fill tem porarily the vacancy on the bench caused by Magistrate Breen's illness. She was assigned to sit in ths wom en's court THE ;. WEATHER No change in tern. perature. '"'' " A. A. -. - JL - -J- .- - 1 TTTTTTTTTTH TTTT7 PUS CONFAB "CONVENTION" BETWEEN FOR EIGN MINISTER TITONI AND UNDER SECRETARY POLK NOT EXPECTED TO BRING FORTH ' ANY RESULTS CHAOS IN ITA LY. (By United Press.) v " , ROME, Oci 28 Paris correspond- v enta of every ;Jiarge. Italian newspa- f , per ' states positively , today that . Fresidei Wilson" has refused.' to. i,-.' JceplfistervTittoni 'ii formula for a solution of the Fiume '. pioblem. t It, was predicted thai" the - ( "conversation" at. Paris between Tj ' f ttonf and under Secretary of State ,, jPclk would faU. ' Meanwhile ?the po- litkal campaign in Italy continued to grow. Serious clases are occuring '' . between the Socialist end Conserva tive' elements throughout the- coun-.- COLLEGE ARMS TO OPEN. Popular DeLand Hostelry ' to Begin . .Season on December 15. ' PELAND, Oct. 28 Writing from Philadelphia, Manage r Theo. C. Brooks, make the announcement that the Hotel College Arms this year will ' cpen on December 15th. Previous ; years a few of the regular guests have been accommodated the week be fore Christmas but the hotel has nev-, ei opened until January 1st. . This will make the hotel tourist season two weeks earlier than before and will mean that Mr. Brooks anticipates a hiucji earlier southward travel than in the past. ' Reservations are now being' mads. The best yer of all the best years under Manager Brook's management is expected the season of 1919-20. HAD DIET OF HARDWARE , BOSTON Oct 28. Indigestion is liable- to hit any one at one time or another, but possibly the toughest 'a ,e on record was., disclosed in this city, when facts were gleaned rela tive to an operation recently per formed at Long Island Hospital up on Charles W. Buzzell, an ex-minister and social worker, now serving a year's sentence for forgery at the. House of Correction at Deer Island. Numerous articles of hardware, measuring a quart in all, were taken from Buzzell's stomach in one ope ration and he still lives. 1 MAY INVOLVE CARRANZA. (By United Press.) WASHINGTON, Oct. 28. The State Department is investigating a report received here that government troops under Carranza .had a hand in the kidnapping of Consular Agent Jenkins. . PREASIDENT UNCHANGED. (By United Press.) WASHINGTON, Oct 28 "There is no change in the President's condi tion" said a statement issued by the physicians this afternoon. 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