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1 ''''' GOOD MORNING He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat. Napoleon. mm 6 PAGES TODAY -"V I VOL. II. NO. 212. PALATE A, FLORIDA, FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 17, 1921 1921. PRICE FIVE CENTS - v :; n... . V-:. ,5.-y 4Af;; , y,; ; v .-.--J .. . : ' v :z ' s : .v. ; ' y. y utkm 48 WORLD'S TITLE BE III JERSEY Selection of Referee Is Cause Serious Rift In Arrangements RICXARD ASKS DELAY Dempsey Understood to . Have Objected to Ertle (By Aaanelated Preaa) Hackensack, N. J A threat that there would be no Dempsey-Car- 'pentier fight in Jersey City on July 2 if the New Jersey boxing commis sion could not (have the privelege of naming the referee 'was made to- night by Commissioner Doherty at a dinner t Charles J. Lyons, another member of the commission. Mr. Doherty said a serious situa tion had arisen as a "certain party' believed he should have the privilege of naming the referee. No names were mentioned. ' Kick Came From Dempsey (llj Aaaoclnted I'reM) Nek York, June 16. Controversy "is expected before a referee is named .by the New Jersey Boxing commis sion for the Dempsey-Carpentier fight. It had been expected selection would be made at a meeting of the commission today, but after adjourn ment it was announced had been indefinitely postponed at the request of promoter Tex Rickard. While no one would discuss the matter it was understood a sharp difference of opin ion had developed among those with interest at stake. Y 5 ., . According to? generalreports J. Harry Ertle, one of the regular New Jersey referees, had been tentatively selected with three other New Jer sey referees as alternates, but oppo sition developed from Dempsey's camp because the commission had ignored candidates named in the ori ginal contract signed by Dempsey and Carpentier. The matter was reported to have bee,n referred to Rickard with the request that he try to effect a com promise. It was learned, unofficially, that the commission would stand on its rights under the state 'boxing law which empowers it to name and license all referees. No objection from Carpentier's camp has been raised against the naming of the referee. OIL BURNING SHIPS A PERIL TOHSH SUPPLY (Br AModatrd PreiMk Washington, June 16. Measures to safeguard the fish industry of the eastern seaboard were discussed today at a conference of state authorities from the Atlantic coast and fisher men with Secretary Hoover. The meeting was called, it was ex- plained, to consider the problems of pollution of the waters of the Atlan tic and control of migratory fish. It developed at the conference, Mr. Hoover said, that billions of dollars worth of fish had been lost during the last twenty years through pol lution of the waters as a result of the use of oil as fuel by ships. JUDGE CALL ORDERS LOT OF SEIZED BOOZE RETURNED (Hr Aclld Preiwt Jacksonville, June 16. Failure of federal officers to have a proper war rant when they seized a quantity of intoxicants in the residence of D. R. Armstrong, at Miami, recently has resulted in Armstrong having his li quor returned to him by order of Fed eral Judge Call. Papers in the case show that the officer seize! the fol lowing: Twenty-nine cases of cognic, 8 cases of Canadian Club whiskey, 2 cases of Colon whiskey, 12 cases of Gibley gin; 10 cases of Bacardi rum; 2 eases of Strathmall Scotch whiskey and It eases of Geneva gin. MAY 2 CITY'S ARENA E ALSO JMISED Patients and Nurses Too Friendly Says An Investigator Great Progress Made In Face of Many Obstacles '.By AanoplHletl PreM) New Ybrk, June 1 16. Conditions in the government hospitals for the care' of tuberculous soldiers, sailors, marines and nurses were both com mended and criticized in today's ses sion of the annual meeting of the Na tional Tuberculosis Association here. The comments both favorable and otherwise were made in a report pre sented by two of the five physicians selected by the surgeon-general of the United States Public Health Ser vice to visit and inspect the hospi tals for tuberculous service men. It is drawn up by Dr. George T, Palmer, of Springfield, 111., and Dr. Henry W. Hoagland, of La Jolla, Cal, The physicians reported "that ' they were surprised to find that the insti tutions were so efficintly conducted in the face of difficulties and obsta cles that had to be overcome. They commended the attitude of the surgeon-general in seeking to improve the service and readiness to act upon constructive criticism. The chief criticisms of the govern ment hospitals made by the two phy sicians were: "Shortage of medical personnel, es pecially trained in the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis. Too Much Vamping by Nurses "Shortage of specially trained nurs es and the lowering of the moral through tha social retatiqjnsthip of nurses and other female employes with patit. "Lack of discipline indicated in the prevalence of gambling, the use of tobacco, the abuse of leaves and fur loughs and the participation of pa tients in harmful diversions and am usements. "The assignment of the more com petent members of the medical staff to wards for terminal and advanced patients with less efficient medical service in the wards occupied by the doubtful cases and by patients await ing discharge." The physicians pointed out that there was great difficulty in recruit ing medical staffs for tuberculosis sanatoriams because of the neglect or tuDercuiosis oy medical scnoois in the past and because 'of the greatly increased demand for physicians with tuberculous training. On the whole the physicians stated that they believed that the United Sates Public Health Servile was en titled to general commendation for the degree of efficiency attained un der the conditions prevailing in the establishment of these institutions. "During the next 20 years," the physicians stated, "but two great me dical problems will remain as the af termath of the war. One of these is that of dealing with mental and nervous cases and the other is the tuberculous problem." They asserted that the peak of the incidence of tuberlosis resulting from the war has not been reached nor will it be for a number of years to come. They predicted that if the fed eral government met the problem of tuberculous soldier efficiently and at the same time utilized its opportuni ties for the bnefit of the civil popu lation there would come, as an indi rect result of the war, an awakening SECRETARY LANE ASSAULTED AND R0BBED0F $275 Negroes At Quincy' Got Him Into a Dark Alley y; FACE IS BADLY SLASHED Also Was Struck on Head With a Blunt f Weapon Br AlMociated Trrw) Quincy, Fla., June 16.-Authori-tics tonight were searching for two negroes who early today held up 6. B. Lane, recording secretary of the State Board of Teachers Examiners ana roDDea mm oi fi io. Mr. Lane sustained a severe' blow on the head and a knife cut across the face. Mr. Lane, who is here conducting examinations of school teachers, left his hotel about three o'clock 51 this morning to mail a letter at the post office. As he was returning he heard groans eminating from a dark alley. Upon investigation he found a negro lying prone as in deep distress. Short ly he heard footsteps behind hira,and when he turned the negro rose sud denly to his feet and slashed him with a knife. At the same time "the other negro coming into the alley hit him with a blunt instrument. Mr. Lane lay unconscious for 5 an hour before he was removed to his hotel for treatment. MEXICAN SOLDIER QUIT V Mexico City, June 16. The busi ness of making a living by fighting seems to have undergone a decline in Mexico. This is indicated by tho fswt that l)2p0SoWijBJs9jfla.j)f tbcmjyj articles .from the office and establish tired and serine active service," have ecfa gSar3TiarBl Vt'Hasi'yP- asked the government for tracts of land for small farming. SENATE TURNS DOWN PACKER RESOLUTION MEASURE BY 37 TO 34 Senator Sterling Puts In New Measure With Manifestation Washington, June 16. By a vote of 37 to 34 the senate today rejected the packer regulation bill recom mended by the agricultural com mittee and then adjourned until to morrow with the regulatory bill re cently passed by the house and a new measure submitted by Senators Sterling, republican of South Dakota, pending before it. The defeat of the agriculture bill, generally described as more drastic than the house measure, and intro duction of a new bill by Senator Sterling threw the packer regulation forces into momentary confusion. A resolution to adjourn out of respect for PJbpreserttative Mason, of Illi nois, who died earlier in the day, thereupon was approved without dis sent. Leaders in the fight for strict regu lation of the packing industry held a conference immediately on ad journment and decided to request to morrow a reconsideration. Failing to put the bill through to morrow the packer regulation lead ers will attempt to obtain passage of the new Sterling bill which pre scribes much the same restrictions for the packing business as the ag ricultural committee bill, but would lodge the administration m the fed eral trade commission instead of in a live stock commissioner, as pro vided in the latter measure. Should the Sterling bill fail the house bill would then be before the senate. WEATHER FORECAST Partly cloudy Friday and Sat- urday; probably light scattered showers in soutnern portion to the importance and magnitude of the tuberculous problem which will prove of tremendous and lasting bene fit to the nation. FLORIDA CITIES LEAD IN POSTAL SAVJNLtS DEPOSITS Pensacola Is Ahead of All Other Southern Cities I Tampa and Jacksonville Also Show Big Deposits (Br Auoclnteil Preiw) Washington, June 16. Pensacola, Fla., leads all southern cities in to tal deposits in the United States Postal Savings system on May 31, while Miami, Fla., had a larger gain during May than any southern city had, the third largest gain among the 135 postal savings depositories having more than $100,000 on deposit, according to announcement today by Post Master General Haynes. Of the 135 postal savings deposi tories, which had a total of $155,- 500,000 on May 31, Pensacola, first city of the southern states, stood 51st on the list with $287,949. Other sou them cities included Jacksonville, $173,484; Tampa, $141,841, and Mi ami, $111,794. FORMER MARSHAL HELD ON CHARGE OF ROBBING MAILS (Br Amoclntcd I'reHB) Carrabelle, June 16. E. J. Hogan, a former marshal, is being held en a charge of rifling the mails as a re sult of his arrest Saturday night by persons who were watching the post office at Sophhoppy. Postmaster Bec- ton,.at Sopshoppy, had been missing was caught in the act of opening par eel post packages, SEIZED ONJOARO SHIP Williams Also Wants to Know Who Took them ' From Warehouse (By Aftaoclatcd PreMNl New York, June 16. Ownership of the 494 machine guns and the hundreds of spare parts seized yes terday by customs officials after they were found secreted on the steamship Eastside, and presumed to have been destined for Ireland, is still the sub ject of investigation by government officials. The guns, through a federal warrant of detention, were restored today to customs officials from whom they were taken on a search and sei zure warrant by the Hoboken police. A hearing set for today 'was tended to bring out the story of how they came to be on board the ship and to establish the claim of Frank Wil liams that they were stolen from his warehouse, but the hearing was de clared off after tnc federal writ had been served. Federal agents are working on several angles of the case including an attempt to trace the guns from the factory in which they were manu factured. Mr. Williams, through his attorney, also is conducting an investigation to determine the identity of the per sons who he claims stole the guns from his warehouse. Advices from Hartford, Conn., where the arms were manufactured, said they were made for the Auto Ordnance Co., of New York, and shipped in the usual way. At the of fices of that company here knowledge of their sale to Frank Williams was disclaimed. The type of' gun seized, an official of the1 company said, is known- as the Thompson sub-machine gun, and is sold through jobbers in large lots. If Williams actually owned the guns, the official declared, he must have bought them through such job bers in small lots. FEDERATION CONVENTION IN TUiOIL OVER KUKLUX RESOLUTION BY NEGROES WITNESSES RELATE INTIMATE LIFE OE .A. Maids Tell of Conduct With Beauvais in "Blue Cottage" HAD LETTERS FROM FRED Also Saw Inscriptions in Moccasins Given Little Guy By Auoclatrd Preaa) Poughkeepsie, N. Y.( June 16 -At- tempts to prove misconduct by Mrs. Ann U. Stillman in her relations with her servant arid part Indian guide, Fred Beuvais, were made today in the divorce case instituted by James A. Stillman, New York banker and multi-millionaire. Irene Kelly, a parlor maid, fre quently saw Beauvais at the Potanico Hills estate standing beside Mrs. Sitllman's bed playing the phono graph . and reading to the banker's wife, according to a report of her testimony. Mary Kelly, a maid, declared Mrs. Stillman sometimes used to wear a tHuiillii4and with the initials ",'F. engravea on 4ne msimvyi ?m said. Asked whether she had ever noticed her mistress with a wedding ring on her finger the maid replied that Mrs. Stillman's wedding ring always had reposed in a jewel box on her bureau. During her testimony, it was said she told of having seen Beauvais' handwriting, not only on letters but within the moccasins worn by Guy Stillman, the infant who Mr. Still man charges is the son of Beauvais Inscribed within one moccasin, it was said she testified: "I hope Guy will always be good to his mother," and in the other, "I hope Guy will some day know his father." Margaret McDefough, the nurse of Alexander Stillman, a young boy, tes tified it was asserted, that on one occasion in 1919 Mrs. Stillman, Al exander and a.TIiss Fegan dwelt in the upper stof f the "blue cottage" while Guy and his nurse slept below. Early one morning, Miss McDefough said, according to report of her tes timony, was passing the bath room upstairs and saw Mrs. Stillman come out of the door in her kimona and enter her own room. The nurse fol lowed and noticed that Mrs. Still man's bed appeared not to have been slept in during the night. Then it in-lwas sajd she testified, she walked down the corridor, looked into the adjoining room, which had been oc cupied by Beauvais, and observed that the bed had been slept in. Irene Kelly, it was assertained, had looked in Mrs. Stillman's handbag and seen two letters which she tes tified bore the handwriting of Beau vais. She read them but could not recollect their contents. DYNAMITER BLEW IP GARAGE AT PAI.M BEACH (By Aaaoplatril lnNa Miami, J no 3 6. The police are con tinuing their investigation of a mys terious explosion in a garage at the rear of a negro undertaking estab lishment several nights ago. The ex plosion, which the police attributed to dynamite, wrecked a touring car, smashed rougTi boxes that had con tained caskets, blew out a part of the building, demolished the glass sides of a hearse and tore .shingles from the roof of a nearby house. The po lice believe an enemy from the roof of the undertaker was responsible. It is believed the dynamite was placed under the hood of the touring car as the motor was blown to bits. Only a part of the body of fye ma chine can be salvaged. Resolution Not Permit ted to be Put to a Vote WANTS KLAN DISSOLVED Man Who Blocked Reso lution Not Ashamed to Be Known (Br AiwoclatMl Presa) Denver, June 16. The American Federation of Labor today unani mously repudiated the "one big union idea." Without discussion on the 41st annual convention of the federation sustation the action of its committee on organization in non-concurring, on the resolution calling for "one body of workers through amalgama tions, federations and protective agreements." The convention was thrown into confusion when several delegates, by objections, defied the negro dele gation permission to introduce a re solution condemning the "mob vio lence" of the "klu klux klan or white caps" of the south. President Sam Gompers had great difficulty in restoring order as nearly a score of delegates jumped from their seats and demanded the names of the delegates who had objected. He declined to give the names. Hutchinson Accepts Credit As the confusion increased William UuUihi-Hr1hSthe United Brotherhood of CaTpentew arid" Join ers, arose and said: "If you want to know who the objector it it is I". Several delegates called his name aloud as the convention proceeded, to further business. The resolution also provided that steps be taken to have the governors "abolish this un lawful organization known as the klu klux klan or white caps" and that the federation use its "best endeavors to protect organized labor as repre sented by the negro workers." TO (By Aaaoclated Teaa) Grand Kapids, Mich., June 16. A one day membership campaign will be conducted by the American Legion July 4, Major John G. Emory, new commander of the organization an nounced here today after his arrival from Indianapolis. "Legion members are going to bring in one new member each on that day" Major Emory announced. July 4 is the birthday anniversary of the new commander. In a statement this afternoon re garding plans for the future of the legion, Major Emory declared the or ganization "would provide, first, for disabled men. "And by that I mean those financi ally disabled as well as physically disabled," he said. "There are women and little children, as well as needy men, we must look after. The inno cent remained at home during the war. They suffered enough then with out being made to suffer more. "I shall take a decided stand in the matter of immigration. For the sake of our country's welfare I believe the influx of immigrants should be stop ped or at least permanently regulat ed. SIXTH MAN ARRESTED IN MARION'S ASSAULT CASE (Br A-aaoclated Preaa) Ocala, june 16. Harvey Waters was arrested today charged with hav ing been a member of the party which two weeks ago assaulted J. P. Milton, a farmer, at his home near here, and ordered him to leave the county. Waters is the sixth man to be arrested in connection with the case, five others having been taken into custody yesterday. All are at liberty on bo fids of $500 each. 1 7 I J 1 '.t e ir .h; 'mm -, ja er ha roi yr. o to ;e :h ib !'! ivi k , : tK" :.., . i )t ;er ''Y h: ' . . e ire . ) Y . ng w cl '"thr: .ft 'let . J tr nc ng ; a rac ime s it 1 ro . ' 121 to E( mmitt( stati ynchinf D white Hid in c ver caup . arrestee lfe and Athe ra( 1 inty.- of tec tes 4! : Am I Va He J las Id v . . Jten !! j:. iurc J re n 1