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Palate GOOD MORNlKv. There are a thou sand horrors framed in the word irreso lution. Martyn. V PALATKA, FLORIDA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 8, 1921. PRICE FIVE CENTO I VOL. 11.- . jnu. zu. PAGES 0 TODAY 4 11 GADETS ARE KILLED IN PLANE I AS BOMBS BURST Experienced Pilot Tries To Extricate Machine 1 . From Tree I I BODIES HORRIBLY : B,URNED AND TORN ! Had Recently Gone to . Langley Field to Try I Bombing Stunts IllT Associated Preaat Hampton, Va., June 7. Flying cadets Knoel R. Thompson and C. A Bowen, were killed . Instantly at Langley Field -.this afternoon when a de Haviland-4 plane in which they were making a bombing flight struck a tree top and became ignited- Three of four bombs being carried in the carriage were detonated and blew the machine to bits, burning and terrib ly mutilating the bodies of the two aviators. Pieces of the plane were thrown great distances by the first explosion which occured about a minute after the machine took a straight dive into the tree, which stands on the edge of the flying'field. Efforts had been made by Cadet Thompson, pilot, "to extri cate the machine from the tree, even after flames had broken out by the .engine. Cadet Thompson, whose home is in Jacksonville, 111., and Cadet Bowen, of Quitman, Ga., had come to Lang ley field only a few weeks ago from Texas. They were considered: safe pilots and had "been participating since their arrival in preparations for army and navy bombing experiments to be conducted litter this month. --DEMOCRATS ATTACK v REBUB PROVISIONS FOR DISARMAMENT 4Br AMortattd J'rpMt) Washington, June 7. The house paved the way today to strike out the Borah disarmament amendment from the naval appropriation bill. In sending the bill to conference by 232 to 110, republican lead ers indicated that the house would not have an opportunity to vote di Tectly on the Borah amendment. In stead Representatives Mondell, Wy oming, the republican leader, announc ed he would advocate accepting as a substitute, of the Porter resolution reported by the foreign affairs com mittee which, would leave entirely in the hands of the President the ques tion of calling an international con ference. ' While there was a sharp difference of opinion on the Borah amendment the house seemed united in its deter mination not to accept any part of the $98,000,000 added . to the naval bill by the senate. The Porter resolution was attacked by democrats, Representative Pou, of North Carolina characterizing, it as "a gold brick" while Representative Connally, Texas, democrat, member of the foreign affairs committee de clared it "a colorless, one half of one per cent, proposition without teeth or whiskers." WORLD ZIONISTS SPLIT OVER THE ANNUAL REPORT (117 AMOvlated PrtMt ' Cleveland, June 7. While Dr. Chaira Weisemann, president, and other executives of the World Zion ists' organization today were reply ing before the 24th annual conven tion of the American Zionist conven tion today to criticism hurled at tnem during the debates on the annual re- x iruuiim- in inn w ivi u f v 1 1 1 i- the American organization. Mr. Mack, and his supporters were engag 'i ed in another hall organizing them- selves into an aggressive minority. I Mr. Mack and his followers con l sidered plans to .do constructive work in Palestine independent of the Keren- hayesod association (Palestine foun : Ration fund) but as members of the ' ? American Zionists organization- A committee was appointed to meet MISS M'ARDLE AND MOTHER HELD ON MURDER CHARGE (Br Aimoclatcd Prow) New York, June 7. Miss Mariani McArdle and her mother, Mrs. Eva Kaber tonight were being held here without bail in connection with the slaying of Dan F- Kaber, wealthy publisher, and stepfather of Miss Mc Ardle, at his home in Lakewood, Ohio, nearly two years ago. Shortly after her mother had been arraigned here and her grandmother Mrs. Mary Brickell, had pleaded not guilty in Cleveland, Miss McArdle was brought irjio court. Although she had appeared this morning wan and hysterical after a sleepless night, the girl was calm when she entered the court room. She listened with interest to a police statement that she had been indicted with her mother and grand mother in Cleveland on a charge of first degree murder. S T TO BEGIN AT ONCE (Hjr Anaoclatrd PrcMl) Washington, June 7. Inaugura tion of the administration policy for refunding the major portion of the $7,500,000,000 short dated debt was announced tonight by Secretary Mel Ion with a combined offering of $500,- 000,000 of three year 5 3-4 per cent treasury notes and one year 5 1-2 per cent, treasury certificates both dated June 15. The notes, which will constitute an entirely new form of government se curity, will not be subject to call for redemption before maturity and will be acceptable in payment of income and profits taxes within six months before maturity.- Bearing notes in de nominations of $100, $500, $1,000, $5,000, $10,000 and $100,000 will be issued. The tax exemption features will be similar to "those of treastfry certificates. . ' As explained by the secretary in his letter o congress last April the treasury expects to reduce by about $1,000,000,000 the short dated debt consisting of victory notes, treasury certificates, Pittman act and special issues of war savings securities. The remaining amount then outstanding of more than $6,000,000,000, he de clared would have to be refunded. WHITE MAN HELD FOR MURDER OF GIRL OF ELEVEN IBr AnMuclMtpd Iref Bristol, Va., June 7. A white man named Quillan was hurried to John son City, Tenn-, tonight from Kings port to avoid threatened mob violence. He is held in connection with the mur der of an eleven year old white girl at Kingsport last night. Bloodhounds led a possee to a deserted cabin in the woods near Kingsport where Quit lan was arrested. . A negro suspected who had been arrested early in the day and sent to Kingsport for safe keeping will be released tomorrow it is said. The mutilated body of the child was found under the bleachers of the Kingsport baseball park early vtoday. SLAYER OF, A J AX POLICE CAUGHT (Hjr Aanoelated PreM) Jacksonville, June 7. Henry O'Con nor, a life prisoner convicted with James L. Drayson for the shooting and killing the night of January 0, 1920 of Henry Everett, a policeman, and who escaped from ajroad camp yes terday has been recaptured according to a report received today by Chief of Police Vinxant. O'Connor es caped with Jerry Murphy, a prisoner serving sentence of ten years. The pair were surrounded in a swamp near Westville and surrendered without at tempt to resist. with Louis D. Barnedis in New York Friday morning When a program will be formulated and submitted to a committee of 130 members of the American organization.. Samuel Nntermeyer, of New York has accepted the presidency . of the Kerenhayesod in' America succeeding Justice Brandeis, with Judge Mack and others resigned from their of ficials capacitieg when President Mack s report was disapproved Dy the committee.. REFUNDING OF GIG HDRTTIME DEB TREATY WITH MEX FORMALLY OFFERER BT UNITED. STATES Only Needs Signature of Obregon to; Make It Effective PROPERTY RIGHTS BE SAFEGUARDED If Obregon Does Accept- Two Ministers Oppose The Treaty (By Aaaoclated Praia) Washington, June 7. The Ameti can government has proposed a treaty of amity and commerce with Mexico it was announced today at the State Department in which Mexico will agree to safeguard the rights of pro perty in that country held by Amen can citizens which was attached be fore the constitution of 1917 was pro mulgated. The signing of the treaty automatically would accomplish Am erican recognition of the Mexican government. . Formal announcement of the admin istration's policy toward the southern republic was made after the subject had been discussed at the regular cabinet meeting. ( President Harding and his advisers had before tnem a communication from President Obre gon relating to the proposed treaty which was presented to the Mexican Prseident by George T. Summerlin, the American charge at Mexico City, May 27. The text of Obregon's reply had- been withheld and adminis tration officers declined to discuss it or to make any comment as to the re lation to it of the announcement of policy made public by Secretary Hughes. It is understood however, that Obre gon referred to the negotiations which are -proceeding With Mr.ummerliiieuTiil4Vita!).,e ?ark site made l?J and indicated a willingness to carry them forward. It is known that he has summoned to the capital Minis ters Calles and De La Huerta, who are reported to have counselled against the signing of such a treaty at a Mexican cabinet conference held after it had become known in Mexico City that a treaty of this character would be proposed by the United States. Secretary Hughes' announcement contained no reference of the atti tude as suggested by President Obre gon, but it did say that if Mexico did not contemplate a confiscatory policy with regard to property the American government could "conceive of no possible objection to the treaty,' TIRADE AGAINST THE HYPHENATES HIT Aaaociated I'rraa) London, June 7. Rear Admiral Sims, U. S. N., advised Britons and Americans to disregard "dangerous propaganda circulated in America by your enemies and ours", in addressing a luncheon of the English-speaking union here today. In denouncing "American hyphen ates" Admiral Sims said: "I do not want to touch on the Irish question for I know nothing about it and I haven't seen any Englishman whoj does. But there are many in our country who technically are Ameri-J cans,, some of them naturalized, and some born there, but none of them Americans at all. "They are Americans when they want money, but Sinn Feiners when on the platform. They are making war on America today. "The simple truth of it is that they have the blood of British and' Americans on tneir nanas irom od structions they placed in the way of the most effective operation of the allied naval forces during the war." "They are like xebras, either black horses with white stripes, or white horses with black stripes, but we know they are not horses they are asses. But each of those asses has a vote and there are lots of them." The admiral advised the British to ignore any resolution "forced by these jackass votes.' He deplored the fact that there FENNELL - IS -JHADE POLICE CHIEF AT GODNGIL MEETING I duction was brought before the Rail- for Paving Isway L8001" Board today as the final Contract Let'to T. B. Gillespie :. Company PURCHASE OF PARK SITE IS FAVORED With Changes in Condi tions of Purchase Is to Be Bought Electing I. J. Fennell chief of police, awarding contract for paving a num ber of streets to T. B- Gillespie Com pany and referring the favorable re port, with certain provisions, of the special park committee for the pur chase of the Burt property for a park site, back to the committee with power to act, 'council held one of the most important meetings of the year last nighC The election of a chief of the police department was the first matter tak en up as Mayor Fearnside said he had another engagement and would like for this matter to be disposed of be fore he. left. Applications from Mr. Fennelld. B. Barber, and W. G. Ter ry were read and a vote was taken. This resulted in tea for Mr. Fennell, three for Mr. Barber and none for Mr- Terry, .: Mr Fennell being elect ed. He was notified and called into the council .where he made a short talk thanking the councilment for their action, and presenting the body with box of brunette cigars. The election of Mr. Fennell caused a vacancy in the force which was filled by the election of Cole Tavell. f Favor Park Purchase The 'special park committee named to investigate the possobility of se- report through Chair'ihanrVaft -Hotue. Alderman Van Home read the report, together with letters in which H. M. deMontmollin, agent for Miss Burt owner of the property, stating the conditions of the sale to the city. The offer was to turn the property over to the city "for park purposes only", for $9,500, to be paid in cash, or one fourth cash and the remainder in one, two and three years, without inter est. The committee objected to the limiting of the uses of the property for park purposes, pointing out that this might forever endanger the ti tle. After some discussion the report was referred back to the committee with the understanding that the ob (Continued on Page G.) R.C. FLORIDA STATE (By Annoi'lnted Prcaa) Jacksonville, June 7. Dr. C. P. Young, of Plant City, suceeds Joe L. Earman, of Palm Beach, as president of the State Board of Health, and Dr. Raymond C. Turck, of Jacksonville, succeeds Dr. Ralph N. Greene, also of this city, as the state health officer, TO KNEW as a result of the first organization nO.OOOf or the next fiscal year was1" on 0 train wnlle comin8 nere bm' meeting of the newly appointed board accepted today by the senate in con-i1 nlSht for the meeting and since which was held" here Tuesday morn-! sidering the army appropriation bill.!has been confined hl room ing. ! The vote was 34 to 30, two demo-! 0n'y Mr- Hert had declined The meeting which resulted in thejerats. Senators Fletcher, of Florida,!10 con3,der appointment by President election of Dr. Young as chairman, and Myers, of Montana, joining with!HardmB as ambassador to a foreign and Dr. Turck as state health officer,; the republican majority and 11 re-1 country as the President's representa- tnnk nlaiK at tho WHnmirtera of the' board in bpringheld park. Dr. iurekjtce amendment, will accept the designation as state! . health officer as Dr. Greene is de-; H ALr MhlHUDlbl sirious of retiring to private practice at the earliest possibzle moment. Dr. Turck expects to assume his "dutieB on June 21, and in the meantime Dr. B. L. Adams, who has long served as state bacteriologist, will serve as acting state health of ficer. The new board of health is com prised of Dr. E. P. Young, of Plant City; Charles H. Mann, of Jackson ville, and Dr. F. Morr, of Talla hassee. was a section of the press on both sides of the Atlantic which "put false news on the wires which causes questions to be asked." PULLMAN PETTION IS TAKEN UP BY THE U.S. LABOR BOARD (By Aaaocluted Praia) Chicago, June 7. The wage dispute of the Pullman comoanv and its em- ployes who are taking a strike vote this week over a proposed wage re- Buumisaiun uy iruiiapunutiuu iintra 111 their move for lower wages. Object ions by labor leaders prevented a full hearing of the dispute, the board taking the matter under consideration The company may be allowed to pro ceed later. The Pullman company brought its case to the board after mass meetings of the employes June 2 failed to agree to a proposal of the company that wages be returned to the basis prior to the wage award of July 1920. Un ion representatives declared no at tempt was made with latior organi zations to settle the dispute. PUEBLO IS FREE PESTILLENGE NOW (11 j- Ansorlatrd PrrM) Pueblo, June 7. Danger of pesti lence following last Friday's disas torous flood has passed, according to officials of the United States Public Health Service. There is plenty of food, shelter has been provided in a refugee camp to remove the conges tion in churches, schools and private homes and an army of men has been been at work clearing the streets of debris, removing dead animals and clearing out the business places. . Part of the city again is electrical ly lighted and the gas company is nearly ready to supply gas for heat and light. The city water plant is functioning and. tomorrow a water purifier will prepare for human con sumption 5,000,000 gallons of water daily- Dr. John C. Cornell, head of the United States Public Health Service for ;this district, declaredpresdnce, of contagious and infectious diseases is rarer than m the days prior to the dis aster. Few arrests have been made for looting. Every patrol within several blocks of he shooting last night which caused the death of E. E. Withers, prominent business man, was examined- The weapons and am munition of each guard was inspect ed and showed that no shots had been fired from any of their guns. Partial resumption of railway ser vice between here and Colorado Springs made possible the transpor tation of food supplies and troops to the city. No general resumption of railway service will be possible for weeks, railway officials said. Washington, June 7. A joint reso- I By AHNUi-lutrd PrpMH) lution was adopted late today by the house and the senate authorizing the secretary of war to extend all pos sible relief to Colorado flood suffers. Previously Senator Phipps, of Colo rado, had announced that he and Rep resentative Hardy, of the state, would seek an appropriation of $1,000,00? for flood relief. FLETCHER VOTES FOR MINIMUM OF 170,000 SOLDIERS Wnchino-tnn. provision for a minimum army of n,,hli,.ar vnti -iinst thp pnmimt. ' EDUCATION FUND IS NOW IN SIGHT Nashville, June 7. Leaders in the-has been prominently mentioned af Christian education movement of the ter the election as a cabinet possibili Methodist Church South, said today ty and later as the next republican that reports on May 29 showed that $13,600,000 has been subscribed to the educational fund. It is estimated that at present, including large gifts made previous to May 29, and what is expected from five" conferences which have not reported, about half of the $33,000,000 objective is in sight- The Florida conference had sub scribed $726,022 at the close of to day's reports. T PROCLAIMED 01 MAYOR FEARNSIOE iCampaign to Clean and Paint Homes and Busi ness Houses MANY NEGLECTED IN WAR PERIOD Movement I s General Throughout Nation Just Now .. MAYOR'S PROCLAMATION Whereas the National Clean Up and Paint Up Campaign has resulted in many advantages to community life throughout the United States in safeguarding health, in stimulating civic pride, in promoting thrift, in making the home a better place to live, in making the city more beautiful. Now, therefore, Be it known that plans are being perfected for a thorough clean up and paint up campaign in Palatka, begin- ning Monday, June 13. The date to mark the opening of a real campaign of persistent and con- structive effort in cleaning up and keeping it up. In this worthy movement each citizen is urged to do his or her part to make our community clean, healthy, safe and beautiful. H. M. FEARNSIDE, Mayor- Mayor H. M. Fearnside has pro claimed the week of June 13-18 as "clean-up and paint-up week" in Pa latka, following the beginning which Was '-made last year under direction of the Civic Committee of the Wo man's Club. . w . rngt thfl,raiV'.ree business' property waaallbwad to de- ;. teriate on account of the1 ""high cost', ; ; " of labor and material, and since these . 1 -1 obstacles no longer exist many have failed to put their property in good condition, and all over the country campaigns are being waged to have yards cleaned up, streets cleared of all obstructions; houses painted and repaired, weeds cut, lawns mowed and any other work that might tend to beautify the city. These campaigns are started at year to relieve some of the unem ployement and make conditions bet (Continued on page 6.) TJERT DIES SUDDENLY I By Annoi-lntrd Pre) Washington June 7. Alvin T. Hert . of Louisville, Ky., republican national committeeman of that state, died sud denly today at thet New Willard Ho tel here. Mr. Hert, who was 65 years of age, had come here to attend the meeting 01 the Republican National Lommit- Deen aue 10 aPP y- "as llve on lne government reorgamza- tion commission. During the last presidential cam paign he was a member of the re- ; publican executive committee of five and at the National Convention at Chicago was a floor leader for Gov ernor Lowden, of Illinois. He also national committee chairman, but he declared he could not accept the lat etr if it was tendered Ur him. In the 1916 presidential campaign he was western manager for the republican party. WEATHER FORECAST Cloudy Wednesday and Thurs- day, possibly local shower '0T-U r 1 i i 1 X2.