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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 Strike order will be rescinded, ac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
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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.
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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.
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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. '"'' "
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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.
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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. "His pro
gress continues", he now talces his
food in a semi-sitting position.
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