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PAGE 3 0 1 TODAY'S NEWS TODAY Ml SS&tra IT IS NEWS TODAY. HISTORY TO M O R R OW ll " . ' 1 i$PL. II. No. 127 , PALATKA, FLORIDA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 1921 GERMANY IS SUBMISSIVE ALDERMEN NIB; CLOSE CONTEST IS TO DEMANDS OF INVADERS ALLIES PITCH CAMPS IN OLD AND HISTORIC CITIES OF RHINELAND NO RESISTANCE BEING OFFERED Schools and Art Museums Being Used to Biilet Soldiers Customs - Houses Are Seized FOR MAYORALTY GAY, PURSLEY AND NOTTAGE WILL BE BACK IN THEIR OLD PLACES CHIEF INTEREST IN MAYOR'S RACE Two Wards Instructed For Dr. Steen and One For H. M. Fearnside Will Nominate Friday Night CONGRESS WANTS HARDING'S IDEA OF ADEQUATE WHY PRFSIDENrS REFERENCE HAS ONLY BEEN OF GENERAL NATURE AMERICAN DOUGH BOYS TO REMAIN ON RHINE LONGER HARDING CANNOT CARRY OUT v PLAN TO RECALL THEM JUST YET nFNRY WANTS ALL PROGRAM MAPPED WORK CONTINUED OUT . FOR FUTURE Expected That Conference WiH $te Many Important Matters Taken Up Held on Advisability of Reviv :- and Plans Made For Carrying . imr Old Bill' . I Them Out ceat 5 ng in only ixceeded ',000,000 ANDERSON HERE tn ni mi rnn iu -rum runo SUGA1REFINERY WILL CONSTRUCT THIS BEFORE CANE MILLS PUT IN OPERATION bushels. ' . . Almost half of the coosfcrytf I .... - Yi i-cord com crog of last' year reottfned in farms March 1, more thorn a paxh ter of the wheat crop and almost halt of the large crop of oats, according to the department of agriculture estimates announced today. NO CANE READY FOR MILLS YET But Will Be Plenty of Raw Sugar to Refine All This Year's Crop For Seed , I It - ItB..H With the Allied Armies in Germany March 9 Surrender of all German amis in the occupied areas was de manded today by General Gaucher, j commanding. Strict search of all houses will fol low failure to deliver weapons to the military, he said. German police were permitted to retain their bayo nets and revolvers. Military precautions were taken against any possible uprising despite the meek attitude of the German pop ulation. Big guns reared their snouts from positions in the parks and out lying promentories. Belgian, French and British soldiers paced designated beats, arms ready for instant use. ' - The sentries were used principal ly at the bridgeheads and at railway stations to regulate traffic and to pre vent infraction of the customs reguia tions which are being formulated rap . t Airplanes In relays oronwi vvci w -nr.cn nied territory, observers watch ing closely for any suspicious gather wig or activity. Barracks In Schools. ' Allied soldiers were bivouacked in the parks last night behind machine t... T-ater thev will De moved into schools and other public build which are being transformed 1nn harranks. Officers were housed in hotels and f flic niiMic buildings. The Dviiiu v" . ' two main hotels were seized as quar -., tr.r enmmanders of the various linit.R. General Degoutte, under whose sa pervision the occupation maneuvers nrrid out. installed himself in v.o fanniii art academy in Dussel- Wff. There, with his huge dotted and streaked maps arranged among marble pieces and famous paintings and newly strung telephone and teie- ,v, Him nmninff alone the floors the general received municipal and provincial authorities to read, tnem his proclamation. Th German authorities, serious faced but without any sign of resent- Ueenpd resDectfully to tne lilIl V - TOO Hinir of the order which declared tw. the allies had no animosity W nonulation but were con nnlv' with forcing the German government to observe the terms of the -peace treaty. I'nnnlation Calm and Grave. The populations of Duisberg, Ruh. rort and Dusseldorff as well as those of the outlying small 'towns evinced much the same attitude as their rep resentatives. All were calm and grave, as,if endeavoring to show their determination to bear any hardship without complaining, Tfc Allied soldiers frankly enjoyed . themselves. " The British especially, found rt easy to make friends with 1ia vonneer srenerations. Small boys tagged the tommies about the streets h irirls cave them sny smnea m, Tteltrian appeared especially exuberant at the prospect of city life loavmir service m lsoiatea ais tricts with other attraction than life in camp. ' au;1 nfficers craickly took posses sion of he German customs houses, impounding all the currency found in ithem, in order to prevent it ship ments to interior Germany. The nsual customs activities 'proceeded with allied experts acting s guards, Inspectors and off icers. In some cas s the former officials were retained to carry on the work under strict al- t:J anna-TV? rIoIL. Allied chiefs were reported today to be considering throwing a cordon Aldermen in six of the seven wards of the city were named at last night's primary, the nomination of an alder man from the 'sixth, where thede is a majority of colored voters, having been made by the colored element Monday night, E. E. Nottage, present incumbent, being returned to office. Delegates to the Moyor's convention, which meets Friday night at the city hall to nominate a mayor, were also selected last night. ' The aldermen selected were: Ward 1 B. I. Gay. Ward 2 J. D. Pursley. Ward 3 Harry Messmer. Ward 4 L. A, Smith, J. L. Waits. Ward 5 H. H. Van Home. Ward 7 J. E. Johnson. There were no contests in any of the wards excent the fifth, where F. E. Oliver was placed in nomination against Mr. Van Home, Mr. van Home winning by a good majority. Selection of Delegates. Contests for delegates to the con vention. which was expected to be spirited, did not develope, there being few entries. This was due, howev er, to withdrawal of some of the del egates representing candidates when a survey of the field indicated that ih onnosition had the bulge on'.the votes. At praencauy an i wns Rim ing places there were a number or la rfips who cast their ballots. The delegates selected from the va rious wards were as follows: Ward 1 W. A. Walton, J. M. Wol- fenden, N. O. Riles, L. W. Warren, C. E. Rowton. Ward 2 IB. C. Pearce, E. C. Jack son, J. H. Yelverton. Ward 3 A. A. Corcoran, John Mal- lem, Tom Russell, W. L. Cheeves. Ward 4 A. M. Hedick, J. 1). Bruce, J. A. Ginn, E. D. Ferrell. Ward 5 M. B. Cochrane, S. Mc- Cormick. Ward 6 Wendell Beasley, I. L. De- Young, W. 0. Alexander. Ward 7 H. A. Davis, K. h..- Kam- sey. Tn wards two and three the dele gates were instructed to vote for Dr. A. M. Steen for mayor. In ward nve thev were instructed to vote for rt, M. Fearnside. Those who proless to know how the line-up stands claim that H. M. Fearnside will be nommat ed on the first ballot. By Ralph H. Turner, ITnKrd PrcM Stall CoiwsiWndeiit Washington, Mar. 9 !ongression al leaders have begun to demand that President Harding define his idea of an "adequate navy." The president's reference to American naval policy, they say, have been only general and before the new naval appropriations bill is introduced in the house they wish to know more definitely where the president stands. Al ready their insistence has brought results. Secretary of the Navy Denby, it was learned today, will enter this wek into a detailed study of the na val bill which died in the senate with the old congress. He will confer with naval experts, chiefs of the various bureaus, and prepare a summary ot the salient points which he believes tthmild be included in the. new bill. This report, it is understood, either will Vn enKm ittnl tn the president af ter it3 completion, 6r will be the out- growth of conferences between. Hard ine and Denbv. The president is expected to adopt this method for an expression of his views on America's naval program. Secretary Denby intends to review the situation before the extra session of congress. When the session con venes the houe will conduct new hearings on the naval bill. Member of house naval committfcee believe at that time the new administration will define its attitude on: 1. The prospects of a disarma ment conference. 2. Continuance of the 1916 build- ine program and the desirability of new ships not yet provided for. 3. How the lessons of the war, in cluding the use of aircraft and bal loons are to be. incorporated in our naval policy. No suspension in construction is expected because of the aggitation for disarmament. Secretary Denby holds that America should continue to round out her fleet until a disar mament agreement becomes areali ty. By Raymond tripper T nltpil Pi-m Stall ftori'MiDonilcnt ) Washington, Mar. 9 American trqops will be kept on the Rhine until the flare-up between the allies and Germany over reparations is settled according to best information here today. President Harding had planned to call the American army of occupation out of Germany at once upon assum ing office but the existing situation, it is understood, makes this inadvisable at present, that a withdrawal now might be resented by the allies. There is no intention, however, of permitting the American troops to participate in the occupation of ad ditional German territory. The situation in Europe is regarded here as one of the reasons for the de lay in summoning the' extra session of congress. Another is that Hard ing's policies on various domestic is sues are still undefined even in his own mind, a condition which would prevent recommendation to congress- (Continued on Vage 2) T? P. AnHprson. engineer for the . . . , Ask your dealer for Martinez" -Cigery7 Havana. r . ' WILL "WIPE COUNTER-REVOLU TIONISTS OFF EARTH" IS . RED BOAST WOMAN PINELLAS WOULD -S GLUB TO El BIG PARTY TO REDUCE DEBT Plans have been made by the Wo man's Club for a big party on the evening of March 17, St. Patrick's day at which time an effort will be made to reduce the debt on the build ing as much as possible. There will be a buffet supper, speaKing py past and present officers, as well as a list of speakers not directly amuausu with the club work. Plans for the party were discussed . meetincr held last night at the residence of Mrs. Walter Tilghman, the date, March 17, having been se wtH because it is the twenty-fourth anniversary of the organization of the club here, the organization having huTi nerfected in 1897. Mrs. 'J. C McUoiium, oi utuneu ville, president of the State Federa tion of Women's Clubs, will De one of the own of town guests and speak on. rv,l 8. J. Hilburn has been ia- noak on "What the Club has meant to Palatka." Mrs. George w Wolh. nast nreaident, Mrs. How- oil riovia. nresident and Mrs crown, vice president of the State Federation DIVIDE STATE OR REAPPORTION IT Clearwater, Mar. 9 Unless the leg islature makes provision for a reap portionment of the senatorial and representative districts so as to give each section of the state its proper representation, the Pinellas county board of trade is going to stir up a hornet's nest and let the hornets sting where they may. The organization has made this threat in a set of resolutions duly adopted and signed by its chairman and three other members. The reso lution says in the plainest, kind of language: "If such . constitutional right be longer disregarded we will apply to the courts for redress, and if such redress be refused for any rea son we will proceed to secure a di vision of the state as our last and on ly alternative." ' along the west aide of the American area in order to carry out their plans in regard to customs collections. will also be on the speakers' list The special committee having in charge the arrangments for the party is composed of Miss Elizabeth Hutt, chairman; Mrs. J. H. Haughton, Mrs. Waymer, Mrs. W. W. Tilghman, Mrs. F B. Price, Mrs. C. D. O'Neal, Mrs. A. A. Corcoran. The names of the sub-committees are as follows: Mrs. J. H. Yelverton, invitations; Mrs. H. A. Davis, speak ers; Mrs. A. H. Hedicn, decorations; Mrs. T. J. Barnett, supper; Mrs. S. C. Stallings, serving; Mrs. E. D. Fer rel, pledges; Mrs. A. A. Corcoran, music; Mrs. T. E. Mobley, entertain ment; Mrs. G. E. Welchfi tables. PALATKA IS E ; BECOME SUING; CITY SAYS STONE Palatka is to be a singing city. To morrow evening at 7:45 o'clock, a "community sing" is to be held m the Woman's Club as the official be ginning of a community music pro cram which is one of. the objectives of the Palatka Community Service committee. AH people of the city are invited to attend the affair. Song leaflets will be provided for all by those in charge. No admission fee will be charged. This "sing" will be the first of a series which will be held here in the next few weeks. It is planned to make the singing a per manent feature of Palatka commun ity life, provided it meets with the approval of the townspeople. The program will be under the di rection of Erterson Stone of the staff of National Community Service, Inc., who is in the city at the invitation of the Palatka Community music pro gram, to train leaders to carry on that program and to demonstrate community music here. He comes to the city highly recommended. In the last year he has worked in many of the large cities of the east and south. He is a university graduate and has special degrees in music and com munity music. His work in this field has been the object of favorable com ment in some of the leading musical publications in this country. I . All townspeople are urged to attend the sing. It is for the people of the city and has been arranged only after investigation had shown to the Pa latka Community Service committee, what programs of the kind have done and are doing m other cities oi tne south and of the country at large. Mr. Stone has been working in the city schools at the request of school authorities. His work has been warmly received. This week he is to begin an institute for the training of local leaders in song leading and community singing. This class is open to all who wish to attend. Mr. Stone has had pronounced success in leading similar schools in other cities of the south. No fee is charged f-vr the course. The Palatka Community Service committee requests that all those interested in music avail them-! selves of this opportunity. Further announcement with regard to this in stitute will be made in the Palatka Daily News. Mrs. E. L. Mann, chair man of the music committee of Pa latka Community Service wil furnish such information as may be desired relative to the school or to other phases of the community music program. United Sugar Corporation, arrived here last night to make plans for the construction of the big refinery which the company will construct even be fore the crushers are put in. Work, Mr. Anderson said, will begin on the refinery very shortly "It may seem that we are getting the cart before the horse," said Mr Anderson, "in constructing the re finery before we put in the cane mill for securing raw sugar. The reason for this is that we will be able to handle a large amount of raw sugar throuerh the refinery here before we are able to secure a sufficient amount of cane to supply our own raw ma terial. "As a matter of fact." Mr. Ander son continued, "all of the cane we can secure from this year's crop will be needed for seed for next year's crop, which means that we will have no cane available for crushing until next year. When it is ready we will have the mill for crushing ready and can then commence supplying the refin ery. Will Buy All Cane Mr. Anderson said that the com panv will buy all of the cane produced in .this territory, whether the grower has a tontract with the eompany- not, or whether he has one acre or a thousand. He said, however, that if the farmers here didn't raise the cane themselves that the company will raise it. already having put in as large a crop as they could secure seed for. Captain H. A. Johns, local repre sentative for the corporation has just returned from Palm Beach county where he was able to secure 200 tons of seed which will be put in imme diatelv. This will practically com plete the amount needed for the lands owned bv the corporation. Mr. Anderson is very enthusiastic over the outlook and says that the delay incident to securing a prospec tive supply of raw material has sav ed the company about $300,000 in the price of machinery which has gone down in the lat few months. BROTHER OF CZAR LEADING REBELS Reported to Have Captured 5,000 Reds in Siberia Savinkoff Thinks Uprising Will Fail (By United Presn.) ' Moscow, March 9 "The petrograd proletariat will wipe the counter rev olutionaries off the face of the earth" the government bulletin declared to day. The bulletin- said: "The Soviets have postponed for one day the liquidation of the Kron- stadt uprising. However, this breatn ing spell is not intended for Czarist officers and their isocial-revolution-ary assistants who plan to bring the situation to a bloody issue and then flee to Finland." GARBED AS ADAM, TWO YOUNG MEN HALED TO COURT! One clad in an undershirt and the other in a collar and a smile, two voune white men were hailed into court vesterday morning. The ex act nature of the charge against them is still undertermined, ut for self pro tection they were lodged in jail for ten days until they could secure some clothing. Several days ago reports came in from the Peniel and Francis sections that ttwo wild men had been seen in that section. Other reports came from other sections of the county of two men, practically nude, had been seen in the woods. Monday the re nmQ became specific, naming the ex act location where the men could be fn.-firt and Sheriff Hagan planned to investip-ate. The men were .traced just over the Volusia county line, where they were arrested Dy tne rut nam officers and a Volusia deputy. They were brought back to Palatka and lodged in jail. When artaiimed veysterday one of the young men was forced to appear ,r .lnil nnlv in a rain coat. Both were evidently well educated .r,A o-nnrt aooearance, had they possessed sufficient sartorial equip ment to drape the symmetrical pny- ,;,.1. Thev were about twenty yars of age and said they were from Chi cago. They told i story ot naving Ki held up and their clothing taxen from them by highwaymen. Previous a it was stated, they had torn . tt- that thev were in a boat whici. turned over and they lost their clothing. Both were remanded to jail for ten day during which time nrnn RLUU u NIT! MEXICO IS URGED ONNEHPRE IDENT mm in ill failL :'. GOVUtNf Czar's Brother Leading. ly Inltfd Pre-. . Zurich. March 9 The grand duke Michael, brother of the former Czar, is leading an antfbolshevik offensive in Siberia and has captured 6,000 prisoners, it was stated here today . by Polish representatives. The errand duke was said to nave assumed command of the forces re- itn) hv General Semenoff. Be- deVttri8enr$..ieaptiredJwj55. hrst drive xmriy uuuuibvuw eu"a taken, the report said. Thinks Uprising Will Fail. (Br United Press. Warsaw, March 9 The Kronstadt uprising against the bolsheviki prob ably will fail, Boris Savinkoff, Ke rensky's war minister, admitted in an interview here today. Savinkoff predicted, however, that a peasant uprising in central Russia will occur this spring and that the workers will be joined by the red army, overthrowing the bolshevists. A monarchy or a democracy will be established after the revolt, he said, with the probability that a peas ant Czar will be crowned. Unofficial reports here today aid the, red staff of the Moscow military district had joined the rebels, and that the latter had occupied the im portant railway junctions of PskojJ and Bologie, half way between Pet rograd and Moscow. By Ralph H. Turner United Press Stnff Correspondent Washington, Mar. 9 Early recog nition of the Obregon government in Mexico has been recommended strongly to President Harding by El mer Dover, his personal representa tive in conveying a message to the Mexican president. It also was learned today that Harding, on the day of his inaugura tion, received Manuel Vargas, Obre gon's representative in this country. Vargas was presented by Dover, an old political friend of Harding's and reported to be the President's choice for chairman of the Republican Na tional Committee. Vargas conveyed to Hardine a letter from Obregon, a response to the Harding message which Dover delivered to the Mexi can executive fast January. Bv this interchange of messages, containing expressions of good will froffl the President's of the two re- . publics, the preliminaries have been concluded and the road is open to ne- e-otistions which should lead to Amer ican recognition of flexico, m Dov er's opinion. they will communicate with relatives in an endeavor to secure some more clothes. Hi sb4 w-.:,m: Yi1 V I I v.