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TODAY'S NEWS -TOD AX , i f ''';-. c t" s hm D 0 M IT IS NEWS TQJJJ.Y. ni yrr f.V" w "i" w" - 't 1 PEICE FIVE CENT8 . PALATKA. -FLORIDA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY S, 1921. you n. , no. ,73. v. ".Li : ' " '. " i t r. I tr I M MD RUSSIA IS Ppi A M'RiJNij ukavu; KILLED BY SULDlLKb "S STYTRFN FEINERS runnnr iiniu , tlF!(lRIMFIlRMIl EOVtHNUK HAHDtE iUIUriUU : i FACING NEW THE BALKANS FEARED THAT IT MAY INVOLVE ,' NEARLY EVERY OTHER j NATION RUGGLE IN r i SOVIET, MASSING I I TROOPS IN THE I j RUSSIAN FRONT ' Will Make Drive Into Rumania and 1 . JSallicia, Enlisting Turks in , ' War of Conquest. By Henry Wood. United Press Staff Correspondent Paris, Jan. 5 The Russian government is planning a spring drive into Rumania and Galicia, j i i 1: according , to military experts . 5 here , today.. Recent develop ?" ments along the western frontier of Russia conviced critics that s . the soviet army will drive jmo ' I those territories when weather narmiffL 1 ("' A new European war itt - various nations dragging and . 1 toppling one another t into the fighting was seen as a possible '! consequence. if Recent reports from Russia have shown Nikolai Lenin in conflict with ; ' extremists, Who are anxious to push a campaign of conquest. The Rus sian army, still mobilized is chafing, i eager for a continuation of its suc cess against General Wrangel in Crimea at the close of the 1920 cam- paign. t .Huge Troop Concentrations. Huge concentrations ol troops have been bulked against the Bessa rabian frontier which recently wai assigned to Rurnania. Others have been githere further north. These movements with the promise or a spring campaign have acted to soothe the impatiei.t warriors who are said to be devoting the winder months to gathering munitions. . Critics here saw in the promise of a southern campaign a desire on th9 ' part of the soviet leaders to avoid jeoDardiz'ing the northern port through which most of their expect ed commerce with Great Britain and s other nations will flow. It was be lieved, however, that fighting will invade Foland and that will necessi tate A campaign in the north. Will Enlist the Turk, t. The fear of other nations toppling . over the brink resulted from the re alization that the bolsheviki now have linked themselves with Turkey through the crushing of Armenia. The Turks, armed and still in the field, protesting against the settle ment of the Turkish boundary would be easy to lead into the conflict, it was believed here. Rumania, soon to form a familv .ii;.n.o with Greece through two marriages between the royal houses, might count on the support oi a.ing Constantines troops, busy L in xne new territory acquired in the war. i With these two nations in the field there would be every possibility of another Balkan explosion. I Fra"ce to Aid Poland. . France openly is preparing to aid I Poland in case of a bolsheviki at- V tack Credits already have been .f' voted for' the purpose, France, V through her alliances, might be . .X pected to pull stiir others into the '? W Rumania has mobilized the classes M of 1919 191 nd 1915 for BerV1 ' , This mobilization I in 'uessaramm - wM..idotth.Ti.to" rn'ted out that while Russians are piling "P t00 Lania will demobilize these classes. SENATE. Coal, investigation committee lo hear 'Colonel D. 'B. Wentz on coal purchase for war department. Foreign relations committee con siders Borah and Walsh disarma ment resolutions. Immigration Commissioner Walhs of New York before immigration committee. Elections committee continues re count of votes in Ford-Newberry contest. Immigration Commissioner Wallls of New York before immigration committee. Elections committee continues re count of votes in Ford-Newberry contest. Senate to discuss further expenses of Harding inaugural. Further consideration of nitrate bill. t HOjSE. Consideration of sundry civil ap propriation bill continued. Wvs and means committee noia- ing hearings on Treadway bill to tax ihnnW HpDOSltfi. Agriculture committee continues hearings on' bill to regulate dealing m''trrain and cotton futures. Voval (nmmittee to hold hearings on Bankhead bill to allow ex-service men to wear uniforms. Census 'committee to hear propo. caia f nr nlana to rearportion con' gress according to the latest census figures. y - ,' .: , AREA AND VALUES CENSUS FIGURES INDICATE IN- CREASE OF 130 PER CENT IN VALUE MS TO TE OF STATE'S NEED -A NAMES -WCAMPAIGN MANAGER AS HIS PRIVATE Sk. SECRETARY , IMPLEMENT COST INCREASES 204 P-C. Average Value of an Acre of Land is 38.90 Mortgages on Property Also Increased Washington, January 5 Splendid growth of the farming industry in Florida is shown by the agricultural report of the last census just issued by the Census Bureau, indicating that the value of the farms had more than doubled, and that the value' of farm implements had trebled, indicating that Florida farmers are rapidly adopting the most modern methods of farming, The number of farms in Florida, ac cording to the recent census, is 64,005 These farms contain 5,846,693 acres, of which 2,97,271 acres are improved land. Since 1910, the number of farms has increased 8.0 per cent; the total acreage, 11.3 per cent; and the im: proved acreage, 27.2 per cent. Sixteen .uV .von fewmthi ner cent ol tne iana T t , - j i i .n.ntra1 Vsjk; of all farming property l'f i5 817. as compared with 183 in 1910, an increase of cent. The value of land and 2 is S280.450.504; of imple and machinery, $13,551,773; -.... 'V liv stock. S35.284.540. As ,ny Pr,... , compared with 1910, the value of land Rome, Ga., Jan-5-A posse, led by bui,dinK9 for 1920 shows an in bloodhounds, early today was search- of mA per of imple. ino-the swamos around Rome in an: , t.;v., xa s nor rpnt: - ... mpms Him mui-iiiiic:. jr . - . eflfort to capture the persons -alleged stock nA cent The to have made a deliberate attempt rage yalue of iand and buiidings wreck train number three, the crack ss.193. as compared with Ohio special, southbound, on the igj(j The average vaiue of Southern Railway -here late last night. acr(j .g $38i90i Tne neavy vrin, wini ci.s. ...... CRQWDEOaOUfllS TRAIN IS SAV Bt AN E T iiaiiip Wrt . mm ELECTRIC CLOTHES SAO LIS OF 3 1 BALLOONS INDIAN RUNNER TELLS STORY OF HOW MEN ESCAPED FROZEN NORTH AMBUSHWAS FATAL 10 A ,OVELL MADE ,ADJ. GENERAL Retiring povernor Leaves Oil Portrait ofHimself in Executive 'f . Offices Snecial to the Jjws.) y TaHaltassee, Jan.,' Visitors still throng the ,cp&' today, while Gov ernor Hardee1 is having no leisure be tween visits from his friends and the ila fcf takinir uo the scattered reins oi goveernmenet. A confer- ence won tne memDers oi ;"'- net w'lj be held this afternoon at which fim urgent matters will be taken. HP for immediate disposition. This morping the executive offices were thronged with callers and little businesl could be transact ed.- No ifitimation has been given as to what Governor Hardee will do in the mltter of 'appointments. His 'first appointment was thai of his pri vate . secretary VL. , Dawson, ot RrookaJillfc'VEo'sb. vScii'ntly man aged Mft-Hardee' . .campaign. Mr. Dawso has already assuniea, .m new duties. "Mies Bessie -S'lhs, who ha zzmwwm wtki fci se-jt-u years, will br. Mr. Dawson s asf f tnt. ATE PIGEONS TO CHECK STARVING Wandered Three Days Before Discov ering Humans Now Fighting Way Back .to Civilization By James R. Kelly United Press Staff Correspondent Copywrighted by United Press. Mattice. Ont.. Jun. 5 Electrically heated garments preserved the lives of the three American navy airmen, lost in the Canadian wijds, when they blundered through the snow and ice aRRkincr helD after their balloon de scended near Moose Factory, accord ing to Indians who arrived here to dflv. Were is not for these electrically heated garments, the frozen corpses of the three Americans might now be lying in the white wilderness north of here, and the chances are they nuever would have been found. The Americans, battling ther way back to civilization with dog sledges, are still four or five days travel dis tant from this hamlet, populated by forty-seven men and two Women. The weather is mild, with a light snow, not sutheient.io rmperu me uhuuuu DOZEN; FOUR OTHERS SHOT REINFORCEMENTS SURPRISE AMBUSHERS AND CAPTURE PRISONERS SMOKE SCREEN IS . AID TO SOLDIERS MAKING CAPTURE Fighting Breaks Out in Cork When a Bomb is Tossed Into Midst of Policemen ' By Charles M. McCann United Press Staff Correspondent Dublin, Jan. 5 Sixteen Sinn Feiners were killed near Kanturk after ambushing a military patrol it was reported here today. Oth er members of the party were captured and the soldiers escaped injury. .Fighting broke out in 'Cork when a bomb was tossed into a group 'of six policemen who were and thirteen coaches, loaded with northern tourists en route to Florida, mnninir an hour late, was prevented from plunging over the trestle into the Etowah river through the alert ness of Engineer P. F. Hicks. on the forward engine. At noon the hounds had followed the trail through a portion of he city and two miles into the country. The officers expect to come to grips with tho wnuld-be wreckers at any minute. The wreckers had placed a pile of crossties on the rails within a few yards of the river trestle. The first enirine struck these while slowing down, and beyond a bad shaking up none of the passengers suffered. The alertness of Engineer Hicks was re warded by the passengers. . MEHOCAL 11! IT The value of the 7,308 farms for which complete mortgage reports were secured is $50,760,850, and the amount of the mortgage debt is S12, 911,813, or 25.4 per cent of the value. Tne average rate ui mrciwi. 7.3 per cent. Twenty-four and five tenth per cent of all farms operated by their owners are, mortgaged, as compared with 14.8 per cent in 1910. The number of white farmers is 41.051. of which 38,836 are native and 2,215 foreign born. Of the native white farmers, 30,256 are owners, 1, 5S5 managers, and 7,045 tenants. Of the foreign born white farmers, 1,911 are owners, 193 managers, and in tenants. The 12,954 colored farmers comprise 6,320 owners, 101 managers and 6,533 tenants. The number oi ie male farmers is 3,208, including 2, 493 owners, 27 managers, and 688 tenants. REG1EVE CHOWDER Havana, Jan. 5 General Enocn crowder may not be received official, ly by President Menocal, according La Noche, because thn riiihnn orovernment was not ad vised through the customt-.y diplo matic channels oi wie b'"' - sion. TOBACCO GROWERS HOLDIIPOUET wmon;n ia credited with 400,000 trained troops ready for quick ser vice. Rumanian authorities proud ly pointed out that these are trained men, better able to witnstana an ai- tacck than were the hastily assem bled Poles of last year. It was de- u,vl onv attack which mignt rea sonably be expected from soviet forces could be met by these soldiers. General Wrangel is t mith ftia French and cuiiLeiiuig " President Pilsudskuofc Foland -win do here next week. The possibilities hnlalicvik canmaVn will be d s cussed thoroughly h ic they are here. T pvinp-ton. Kv.. Jan. BTobacco from the barns of Kentucky burley belt closed today when what is practically a boycott was formed Dy growers when they discovered that prices of tobacco had returned to peace time levels. Farmers tooK meir tobacco back home, announcing that they would store it until better prices obtained. Curtailment of planting this year is also threatened. DOCTOR FOUND DEAD IN A CHARLOTTE HOTfci- (By United PrrM.l Charlotte N. C. Jan. 6 Dr. Dun lap was found deal in a Tcom at a hotel here today with a bullet wound in his head. A pnto' with an empty cartridge was lyin nearb . This led the police to beiitve that he had committed suicide. ' Another appointment made by the riiworiinr was that .of general Charles P. Lovcll as adjutant genei al succeeding Sidney J. Catts, Jr., Mr. Lovell was the nominee in the primary and had no opposition in the general election, He bears a long and honorable record of military service and his appointment was a foregone conclusion, "although Gov ernor Catts refused to abide by tin primary when Colonel Clifford Fos ter was the nominee f o rthe office. Already Discussing Appointments. There is already speculation as to appointments to some "of the move important oinces. i that Governor Hardee very strongly favors' retention of J. S. Blitch in of the orison farm at Kai- ford, but will probably, make changes in all other departments wnere ne has the appointive power. Mr. Blitch has made a national reputa tion in his position here. It is known that there will be a change in the state board of health. Joe Earman, president of the board, has already stated that he will re tire from active business even we?ej u r,n;,l which is not at nil 11C OCUIILV", - - probable. Among the visitors ne.c is Hon. Frank J. Fearnside, of Palatka, former president of the boawl, who has been spoken of as a possible successor to Mr. tarman. Appointments to the board of con trol and various other Doaros mm u partments will be made within the next few days. " The last official act of Gov. Sidney J. Catts was the signing of the com mission of A J Johnson, of Perr, to be a member of the state road department succeeding W A Holt of Hiffh Springs. vt Tv,n this morning made bond with a surety company in the required sum of $25,000 and his commission was signed oy uov.v,an. upon the conclusion of the paraae and just prior to his going out upon the platform for the inaugural exer cises. As a parting gift to the state, ex Gov. Catts has placed in the execu oortrait of him self, in a maseA.; and" very hand some gold fry ... xne pon.. . done in oil La the artist is Mrs., Emma J. White of Tampa. , , It has long been the custom u. , .rnvornors to leave their portraits in the executive office,' and the portrait ot Uov. aits na..K3 -tween ex-Gov. Albert W. Gilchrist and ex-Gov. Park Trammell, now United States senator. The storv of the fight for lifeiade by the Americans, Lieutenants Walter Hinton, Stephen A. Farrell and A. L. Kloor was told to me by U. w. mc Leod, the Indian foreman of the Hud son Bay post at Moose Factory, near (Continued on Page 6) con L HOLDS A ROUTINE SESSION officers replied with machine gun fire, crippling a number of the attackers. Last night's session of council was a routine affair, with the exception of a recommendation f Chief of Po lice Livingston that a police call station be provided, citing that there is not a place now whjie resident can get in touch with' a policeman , at night, unless they call the chief ! at his home. He said that the es tablishment of a call station woull necessity the employment of two extra policemen, but no action was taken. Alderman Usina, reporting for the etrept and sewer committee said that nothing has been done toward remov W the railroad tracks on Eighth street for the reason that the com- j mitW is not certain that it has au- thority to take any action, and ask-1 ed that an opinion be asked ot the . city attorney. This was relerrea to the city attorney. Captain Randolph, city engineer, stated that he has been giving some of his spare time in supervising cer tain work at the country club, but is not using the city's time, nor is he receiving pay. He said that he wished council to express its wishes in the matter as he wished to avoid ., ;t,.ism. Council adopted Al derman Dineen's resolution that in-! asmuch as' the city's affairs din not suffer through the assistance Cap tain Randolph is rendering the coun try club that he be commended for his service, to that institution. Chairman Dineen of the ordinance I committee, reported that he had in vestigated the newly codified laws ; and finds that there are ample ordi ' nances providing for the, naming of !a sanitary officer. Dr. Davis, who is now serving in that capacity, I made a report of his investigation of the milk supply of the city reporting that he would notify the various dairies that the milk they are serv ing the public is not up to require ments. No- report was made by ihe special waterworks committee, Al derman Dineen, chairman asking f more time. Lorry Was Ambushed (By Inltrd 1'reu.k London, Jan. 5 Twelve Sinn Fein ers were killed after being captured near Kanturk, Sinn Feiners charged here today on receipt of cypher mes sages. Four others were killed in fighting following an attempted am bush of military forces, the messages said. "A small party of republicans am bushed a lorry near Kanturk and dis abled it," a message read. "A few minutss later three more lorries ap peared and drew up parallel with the road. "The military sent up a smoke bar rage, outflanked the republicans and captured a part of it. They shot twelve dead after capture. Four were killed in the fighting. Military cas ualties are unknown." WIFE MAY TELL MURDER STORY TO JURY TODAY (By Vnlleft PrfMi. RridireDort. Conn. Jan. 5 Wheth er Mrs. Ethel M. Nott takes the stand today to tell her own story of the mur der of her husband depends upon her mental and physical ability to with stand the ordeal. ; Her two collaoses in the courtroom yesterday during the trial of Elwood B. Wade, with whom she and John Edward Johnston are jointly charged with the murder of GeorgeB. Ntt, re sulted in the nost complete break down she has suffered since her ar rest August 31, two days after the crime was committed. Mrs. Nott, first swooned when Cor oner Garlick was describing the mu tilation of Nott's body by knife, hatchet, blackjack and pistol wounds. . The second time was when Wade, be ing led from the room by a deputy sheriff during the brief recess, forci bly kissed her as he passed. Wade's girl wife, sitting a few feet away, also fainted. Mrs. Nott is expected to clear up two conflicting statements alleged to have been made by Wade, one in which he is said to have declared thata she was the slayer, and a later written confession, already produced m evi dence, in which he said he killed Nott while she aided by passing him the J4 inch butcher knife to "make Nott stop hollering." i - y$ : i 1 I If : P : ' , t. V I ' J 'j