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THIS IS RED CROSS RQLL CALL WEEK' 3 '
p iUTNAM Coidty is asked to enroll 3,200 members. It is a gigantjQ -task. Jhe committee ilft'-bnt wait'to be solicited. and your nms and your dollar layout chairman, ' Make the roll grdw and have vour name wririS&lmv W i 7 lr-,;,. TODAY'S NEWS TODAY II a II THE WEATHER Probably rain to- night and Tuesday. Colder Tuesday ex- fcreme north-west section. VOL. I. NO. 26 PALATKA, FLORIDA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1919. PRICE FIVE CENTS. iill t. IS ! CIVIL PALATKA CELEBRATES ARMISTICE OPEN ill NEAR GOAL, IS INDICATED WORKERS IN 4& KM M Mb BY LEADERS ONE OF MOST IMPORTANT C n TERENCES IN HISTORY ' Ji COUNTRY INDUSTRIAL LIFE IS THAT OF LABOR LEADERS AT INDIANAPOLIS. ' - (By United Press.) INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 10 Officers of the United Mine workers of America-went into session here this , I morning to make the most moment- mous decision in the history Ameri f can Labor. They were to be deter mine' whether they would comply with the Government's order requiring licm to "Vail "off' the strike' of "four -' hundred thousand miners. One hundred men were present at the meeting when acting President Lewis rapped for order shortly be fore noon. The miners appearei heartened at the stand taken by the American Federation of Labor in scoring the Courtss' action. V.' HinU at Civil War. Ill ' (By United Press.) ' 'I WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 The sill 'f "aition with regard to the mine strike is m the hands of the Judiciary branch and whatever moves are made by that "branch of the government will be ful y ly backed up by the executive branch, Ijk it was Authoritatively stated at the 5SVhite House today. 'The American Federation of Labor statement scoring the action of the federation Court ordering the strike order cancelled was read to the Sen ate today on request of Senator La Ftllette. Conditions in the mine fields re mained unchanged today, reports in dicated. Many labor leaders were outspokenly bitter, hinting at Indus trial warfare which may develop into civil 'war. Pessimism in Capital (By United Press) WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 An air of pessimism pervades circles in Washington effected by the mine strike, following last night's meeting of the executive council of the Amer ican Federation of labor when a res olution wag adopted. Holding that the action of the government in in junction proceedings against striking teuminous coal miners to "be so au tocratic as to stagger . the human mind." The Lever act, under which the government acted toi the court pro ceedings never was enacted to app'.y to workers, the council asserted and its use against the miners was class ed as "an injustice not only to work- ers, but to an iiDerxy iovuik jviubi icans." The action was taken with out any participation of William Green, general secretary of the mine X arkers, who is a member, but all tii remaining principal officers of the American Federation of Labor were Present. The council began its sessions at 3 o'clock after its members had been hastily summoned together and the tartement which formulated its action aa carefully revised and re-written y Samuel Gompers and Frank Mor- WAR RED CROSS COMMITTEE HOPES TO PUT COUNTY OVER BY TO MORROW LONG WAY TO GO YET BIG RETURNS EXPECT ED TDD AY pDING BY WARDS. : m To date No. 1 . 173 No. 2-147 No. 3 ... i. 100 No. 4 .." 152 No. 6 li.:.. .78 No. 6 ' 4 P. C. 146 .b9 .44 .78 .39 ' .01 , No Sr. ai--(;uo 63 . . 106 . Totau 744 . ' .30 -. NeSring the goal the Vied Cross workers B ;'."-jAm5)4tf re now m high gear -and expect tolp "the'cowi; ly ouer by tomorror't'ight unless an unusual loohirkers are encoun tered. . r , ' Returns in today show that but lit tle over half the cuota for the eptire county has been raised, rdthough Pa latka Heights have gone over and the city proper is getting very close.to it. Keturns from the county are slow1 in coming in. Sold All the Sugar The sale of sugar to those who have joined thus far in the campaign ocgan this morning, one pound being allotted to each member. Before touii every pound had been sold. Lit tle Miss Betty Merrill bought the first round. iiie sale was conducted by the ex otutive board of the Putnam County Chapter of the Red Cross. Those at tending to the sale were Mrs. F. H. rt';lson, Miss Mary Mulholland, Mrs. :, A. Atwator, Mrs. Willie Metcalf, Mrs. Herbert Crook and Mrs. E. L. Jiar.n. While the sale of sugar was in pro gress Mrs. M. B. Cochrane and Mrs. linogene Collins took memberships. The committee announced that it Tuade a profit of a little over nine cents on every pound sold. Keeping the Money Here It was announced at the beginning of the drive that more than half of the money realized from this drive for members would be retained in Putnam county to be used by the Red Crosa in alleviating suffering here. Many do not seem to understand this. Good work was done by a squad. from Ward No. 3 Saturday night un der direction of Mrs. Mhitthorne and Mrs. Pearte. On the squad were Misses Merriam, Woodruff, Earnest and Savcll. Twenty-two members were secured in an hour and a half. Meeting at Welaka An enthusiastic meeting was held at Welaka Sunday afternoon, Chair man George R. Hilty, Mr. and Mrs. B. C, Pearce and Mayor W. P. Merriam making the trip by auto, accompanied by the Putnam orchestra. J. M. Sa vell sang in uniform and all members of the party made talks. The colored people are working for a 100 per cent showing and are mak ing splendid progress. VERDUN -r-r unity uu l u bte. 'U$aLJ If SERVED HniflM WAR HEROES tn.,1..M i, XL. L I. . I. tciuuu, wuuni j.u UHJ UVUVL ftnlldlng not ruined by war. But what SENATE PLUNGES INTO LAST. WEEK OF PEACE TREATY ADMINISTRATION LEADERS MAY SWITCH TACTICS TO DEFEAT THREE AMENDMENTS AL READY PASSED MAKING CER TAIN RESERVATIONS TO THE TREATY (By United Press.) WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 Senate today punged into what many mem bers hope will be the last week of the session and of the treaty fight. White little encouragement is given to this view of the mass of reserva tions still to be voted on, there was relief in some quarters because the administration leaders having at tacked the treaty opponents -without success will suddenly switch their tac tics to call off the fight on a major- y of the reservations and center their efforts on defeating the three completed resolutions of ratification which was before senate today. The President condemned this resolution dur.'n" his country wide tour saying :t wouij' take out the very heart of the treaty. ALL READY FOR FAIR. Jacksonville On Qui Vive For Opening " On November 22. JACKSONVILLE, Nov. 10 With practically every available foot of space - in the buildings and on the grounds of the Florida State Fair and Exposition sold, all amusement, free acts and band contracts signed and rearly every preliminary detail clear ed away, the State Fair organization is now r-arking time against the ar rival" of Xvember 22, when the fair opens for eH days. The fair will open its gates com plete in every detail, according to the announcement of B. K. Hanafourde, secretary and general man-er. Ev ery exhibit will De in positii i.v ery cattle and swine pen will be filled and every coop in the big poultry sec tion will have an occupant. On the grounds the various outside exhibits will all be in place and the big mid way, the largest ever assembled in Florida, will be in shape against the coming of the first crowd. IS? HINTED AT LCIEICLCLCIC Si-ILUJlZJCIl SHATTERED, BUT WELL Held DY BOOH IS DOC a tOWn Wltn tint on . . . . remain has been cleaned up by the BROTHERHOOD OF WAGE DECISION MEETS FOUR CHIEFS OF ORGAN IZATIONS TODAY TO OFFER GENERAL THREE PER INCREASE TRAINMEN CENT. ASK FORTY ING FOR AS HIGH AS PER CENT. (By United Press.) WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 Railroad Director Hines today summoned the heads of the four railroad brother hoods to meet him tomorrow to dis cuss General Industrial conditions. Following the discussion of this question with Brotherhood chiefs to morrow morning Mr. Hines will give his answer to two brotherhoods Chiefs in the afternoon on demand for im mediate increases. His answer will be an offer of a general increase of not more than three per cent, it is understood. The trainmen asking for forty per cent, and conductors thirty-fiv per cent in crease. Anticipating that Director Hine3 offer will fall short of the demands of samm K II li 1 1 1 1 U I III tzi -"TrKMMf HINES WILL TELL the leaders the two brotherhoods are dermentioned cities and towns in preparing for a Referendum strike. ' Great Britain and Ireland, while re Tbe four Brotherhoods who will meet j joicing that with the cooperation of Director Hines tomorrow are not : the American Navy and Army and corrected with the American Federa-1 that of the Allies, the War has been Won of Labor, but are backed by , brought to a victorious conclusion, so ten other Unions which are. I hereby declare on behalf of the pec- The Shopmen to the number of half pie of these Islands our deep regret of half a million, took a strike vote ! at the consequent departure from in August but postponed the strike j among us of the American Naval and at the request of President Wilson, j Military forces, who have fought side The adverse answer of Director to I bv side with our soldiers and sailors the demands of the trainmen and con ductors will bring anxiety to other Unions of railroad workers who are determined to gain wage increases before January first when the roads go back to private ownership, declare Union officials, f WALES TO SEE PRESIDENT. (By United Press) WASHINGTON Nov. 10 Prince of Wales will meet President Wilson at the White House probably tomor row afternoon. Dr. Grayson said to day the President's health is to greatly improved he would be able to receive the Prince. DAY TOMORROW CLEANED UP ntnn. loff m annrhui. it thrifty French, who are ulready finding WORD TO US ON EVE OF BIO DAY ILLUMINATED LETTER TO BE SIGNED BY MAYORS OF PRIN- CIPAL CITIES EXPRESSES AP PRCICIATION OF OUR MEN WHO DWELT WITH THEM DUR ING WAR PERIOD. (By United Press.) LONDON, Nov. 10 Ambassador Wallace will be the chief guest at an "Armistice" dinner given tonight by the English Speaking Union. Loi-d Reading will be in the chair, and the event of the evening will be the presentation of an illuminated ad dress to the American Ambassador for transmission to President Wilson, signed by the lord mayors of London, Edinburg, Liverpool, Sheffield, the Lord Provost of Glasgow, and the mayors of the chief cities and towTis throughout the British Isles. The address is as follows: ' To the People of the United States of America: "Be it known by these presents, that we, the undersigned Lord Mayors, Lord Provosts and Mayors of the un- w.'th so much gallantry and success. "We are sorry that we in this coun try have not been able to welcome as many of the American land forces as we should have liked owing to the exigencies of War. Those of your nen, however, who hf' resided with us have made countlesV riends among our people, and we shall always re tain the happiest memories of their v;sit The standard of conduct which they have set has indeed been a high one, and we can only say that we hope they will take away with them some of those feelings of affection which they have inspired during their so jour" with us.' . ENGLAND SENDS nfinnurT m PROGRAM OF ENTERTAINMENT ARRANGED AT WOMAN'S CLUB DANCING LATER AT ELKS CLUB HELP OF HOUSEWIVES IS REQUESTED. Palatka is to have an Armistice Day celebration after all. There will be no regularly organized street parade, but under the proclamation issued by the Governor and the May or a holiday will be declared and there is little, doubt but that hundreds of people will display the same spirit that was displayed last November 11th. . .Everybody will be at.jiberty to make all the noise possible Whistles will blow early in the morning and it is hinted that some enterprising young Americans have rigged up some explosives to set off. The feature of the day will be the etntertainment of the returned service men at the Womans' Club at 6 o'clock, after which all will repair to the Elks Club wihere dancing will be indulged in until mid-night when lunch will be served. The committee having the arrange ments in charge is badly in need of assistance from the housewr of the city. It will take lots ofro- vender to appeas the appetites of the big huskies who went to France or were in service over here. The com- ittee needs chickens cooked, pies, cakes pickles and all other kind of good things. A telephone message to 85 will be greatly appreciated if t comes from some one with a dona tion towards tne evening's festivi ties. The program at the Woman's Club will be purely informal, but it is ex pected that some speeches may be ue. These, however, will be short 1 more in the nature of a formal welcome than anything else. LEGION OPPOSES BONUS. Marion County Boys Says People Have Burdens Enough. OCALA, Oct. 10 (Special) Ma rion County Post No. 1 of the Am erican Legion, held a largely attended leeting Thursday night. This was the regular monthly meeting of the legion and at this meeting this post vent cn record as opposed to a cash bonus as a gift for the men who wtre in service during the world war. The pot took the position that noth ing should be done to add to the al ready heavy debt of the country and tlu.t nothing should be done to take anything away from the fact that the men went into service for reasons of patriotism and because they wer 100 per cent Americans. RED RAIDS CEASE. Ntxt Step Will Be to Deport the Un desirable Element. (By United- Press.) WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 Raids on nests of the Bolshevik members of the Union of Russian workers who plotted to destroy the Government are practically completed. The next step is the deportation of the leaders it was learned today. (Contlnued on page t )