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Goorf Morning diyj 'probably Mattered thunder Jihowert' hi southern portion. . Choose a bride who - regards health and virtue more than fashion or wealth. Dr. Porter. Vnr ft rr c jtv i-L, .1 '.iV! , JIM . . 11'-. II . . - ..II . II rKX'V VOL. IL NO. 220. ..... , , ,, PALATKA, FLORIDA, SUNDAY MORNING. JUNE' jfi ' . ini .. . . , I jsi . -rv wnx :. - ' . : p- : - PRICE five cents S8MEERS -0 EI WHELMS" LEWS I J ' '- 1 .i. j. i MAW JUKI FINDS -REAL CAUSE - ! . I ' I r fmnm ! ,lv -1 ! 1 BISHOP W. A. QUAYLE eteran Leader Almost In Tears As He Thanks , Delegates EWIS BOWS TO RESULT ays He Feels No Enmity iToward Those Who v. Opposed Him'-'- - 1-- -)enver, June 25. President Sam Gompers and his entire adminis tion was returned to office (for Uher year by. the annual conven h, of the American Federation of bor after overwhelmingly defeat oponents' for, the' presidency; ancl of the' vice-presJdenciesr aniel J. Tobin, of Indianapolis, I re-elected treasurer and Frank rrison, of Washington, was re- jrted secretary. - Wncinnati, 'Ottmpfti : Je for the 1922 convention, jhis sweeping victory, the labor said tonight at the close of the (Jeration'8 forty-first annual con ation; demonstrated that the Am an Trade Union movement "will jjsubmit to dictation from the ies of corruption or greed neitn the Hearsts nor the Garys "f cn ft our course or select our -Jead- TULSA RIOTING All member of the Metho.Hiat rn;. copal church and many other persons wno Know and admire him were re. joked to learn. that Bishop William A. Quayle of St. Louis was reeovarinn from a severe illness. PRIVATE CAPITAL NEEDEO TO CARRY fARlRji CRISIS k vi i MAR YP1CKFORD PINS RIGHT TO IEEP HER DOUG (Br AMovlntril Premtl ....Reno, Nev., June 25-The ef fort of the state attorney general to have the divorce decree of Mary Pickford., from Owen Moore, set aside failed at Minden this after noon when District Judge Langan granted a motion to quash the sum mons in the attorney. , general's proceedings. The court held that while it was true the state was a party to all divorces 93 contended by the at torney general, yet' the state was represented by the trial judge and not by the attorney. As the decree had been accepted by the DlaintilT and defendant the judge decided, the state was stoDDed from nro- ceedings to set aside the decree. Many of the members of the bar from all western. Nevada ..were present. IM EN IN A DAVItt H. BLAIR he administration forces made a a sweep from the beginning when -lident Gompers was returned to presidency far . the fortieth ime 'cinuciiiuug jonn Li. iewis, pre ft of the United Mine Workers, j vote of 25,022 to 12,324. t8t Serious Opposition in Years fis was the' first time Gompers been seriously opposed snce 1894 J he was defeated by John Mc- a mine worker at a convention s city, but he was returned Jo S tha fdllowing year. When ; his "ry was announced the labor (r who is now 71 years old, could lv fnnHviT hitt 1 . Liiiuniiija aim was S ae verge of tears When hfe . took! lace athe rostrum to thank the tes for their support and con- llje.--, ;. '. IS. of t.hp mina H7nlrAo .. w -i ii v.. i .3 , ai use I his place at the rear of the hall I oeclared, in a stirring address,' ne accepted the verdict of the lean Federation of Labor with- he slightest tinge of enmity in Bind. He was1 given a 'trem'en- ovation as he concluded his ' t --.f ;-. I official roll call showed that five organizations voted solidly he mine worker's Ueader. '.They jthe United Brotherhood of Car- rs and Joiners, International lation of Machinists Mine, Mill melter workers. Tailors and raugfitsmen's Union. The mine rs delegation split their vote. I i f t '- oovr Thinks Goverh- Aid Is Last Resort fnent Washington, June 25. While ex pressing disapproval of the Norris bill to create a $100,000,000 corpora tion to aid in farm exports, Secre tary Hoover told a senate committee today that the administration nw. nized the economic plight of Ameri canifarniers aHd Was engaged in "mo bilizing, private .banking credits, to prevent the forced liquidation of farm commodities, particularly cotton and sugar." ; 'tLet ua "first attempt', he Isaid '"to prevent forced liquidation of these commodities by mobilizing, private capital as has been done already in the cattle industry and then if we fail there will be time enough to get the government to take up the burden REFORMATORY ilfi i ir :' nnri il lVlflllDiAlv ASK Pointing out that the f Ilnitp States had sen to Europe a' '"billion dollars' worth, of food stuffs in the last eleven months" Mr. Hoover said it "was evident that the governments and peoples there " find monev . for foods," but 'conceded1 that the situa tion as to cotton was worse "because they tend to reduce their normal requirements of textiles.", ; "One .wishes to make' many mental reservations upon the possible recupr eration in Europe." Mr. Hoover said, in the course of a general discussion of the economic situation overseas, J'butjthe securities : possible i to ob tain cannot be classed as A-l." Riot Results .in Which Number are Stabbed and Beaten BUTCHER KNIVES USED Engineer Fells One Ofl , . i Women With Hammer 'After' Stabbing prists Would anish All Dance alls and Movies I (By AMoelated Preu) Moines, Iowa, June 25. Sup jn of dance halls as a menace rmoral life of the nation and a I strike on moving pictures by Upeople" was advocated by the ,Service committee in its an- Jport to the North Baptist con j ' here today. Predict Passage Of Tariff Bill Before July 2 0 Special to the Neira Washington, June 25. Passage of the tariff, bill by the house1 before July 20 was predicted today by Rep resentative Mondell, republican house leader who conferred with President Harding, and by Chairman Fordney, of the way and means committee. The also afireed that" the :'revenue bill weuld be taken up immediately on passage of the tariff measure and Mr. Mondell added that the snecial session of , congress,, would end when the tax iD was enacted'. fs ), Representative fordney announced Saturday after democratic commit teemen had been given an oportynity to consider in full committee the measure by the republican members. .. . (By. Axiioclated Preu) Marygville.'O., June 25. A num ber of prisoners and attendants at the Ohio reformatory for wo men here were stabbed and beat en this afternoon as a result of a "iot' designed, according to offi- j ciais oi tne institution, to affect the escape of 25 prisoners after , killing tfie superintendent and three employes.. Ten prisoners escaped, but were later apprehended. Mary Croy, Fay Coder and EnpiJ neer Clyde Eckenrode, who, with the: superintendent, L. N. Mittendorf,' were said to have been marked toj die in the plans to escape, were se4 verely cut with butcher knives ini tpe hands, of the aomates. Mr. Mitten-j aon was uninjured. ' , Lena Prugh, an inmate after stab bing Eckemrbde in the arm, was fel led by the engineer with a hammer. ,: j Sociallists 1 Roast t Soviets as a Crew of World Wreckers rnw A.. v. Detroit, Mich., June 25. Refusing by a vote of 35 to 4 to affiliate with the Third International of Moscow the socialists party of the United! States today voted in-its annual con vention here against toternational re lations of any kind and for the next year, at least, will pursue its course; alone. The vote came after Victor! Berger, Morris Billiquitt and other leaders nad denounced the soviet government as the murders of the! sociallists of Russia, as a "wrecking; crew" bent on the destruction of socialistic parties throughout the world. David H. Blair, lawyer, business man and former educator of Winston Salem, N. C, who has been named by President Harding to head the inter. nai revenue bureau. The nn.iitinn pays $10,000 and considered one of tne most important posts in the gov. eminent: J . 2 JRISH PLEADERS Lloyd George, Sends Let- ' Premier Craig (By ANnnciateil Press) London, Jeun 25. Declaring the British government to be equally inxious that King George's appeal jlor reconcilliation in Ireland shall not have been made in vain Premier Lloyd George" has appealed to Emon ipeValera, the ' Irish republican lead er, and Sir-James Craig,-the Ulster premier, to attend a conference in London "to explore to theiitmost' the possibilities of a settlement." ' The invitation is contained 'in a let ter dated June 24 and which is couched in identical terms to both Mr. D. Valera and Sir James, except for necessary verbal changes. Money OrderThief ! Caotured and Sent Back to Pensacola LORD DID SEND BOLT TO KILL BEHIND A DOOR (By Associated Press) Tampa, June 25. "Aint no use to shut de door, de good Lord will get us if he wants us, anyway," aid Robert Burton, negro, this af ternoon as he closed the door of the front room of the house where he was visiting relatives in West Tampa. The next moment Burton was dead, stricken by a lightening bolt which splintered through the front of the house. The man's niece, who had requested the closing of the door, escaped uninjured. Next door another house was badly shat tered, but the occupants were un scathed. Beneath this house a flock of chickens was killed by the bolt. SIR GEORGE YOUNGER j "r'k VAST CROWD CELEBRATES ANNIVERSARY Speclnl to the Srnl I Mobile. Ala.. June 25. L. Mendel. an agent of the Seamen's Uni6n. was arrested here today by Deputy Unit ed States marshalls and taken to Pensacola, Fla., in connection " with l;he disappearance of money. orders from the pos't office at Oakley,. Ala., near here. The sum of $9,000 figures in the amouilt of money invilved. according to the post office authori ties, ine money , orders m amounts of $100 were cashed by banks at Pensacola. More Thap sofobq-A'ssem- ui . At 'jj uic in nyae rarK in ... ,:vLondon,, WADES. OVER STREET ,f ' ".: .'" ; ' ofd Cecil Says League Can, Never Be , Scrapped Sir Gsorne Younger, chairman of the C'-'or.ist party, is Premier Lloyd George'. ...jht-hand man. STATE MILAGE IS SLIGHTLY REDUCED 6Y THE GOVERNOR Cuts. Off. Fraction Of Mill From 1920 Assessment EQUALITY OF RACES URGED er NEGROES EONGPERI Indicts Chief of Police and Four of His Men All FIVE ARESUSPEiED False Alarm of Attempt to Lynch Negro Start ed the Trouble MTly Anxovllltcil Press) London, June 25. Crowds es timated to number 50,000 ob ;l9.erved the second anniversary of the League of Nations today by demonstrations in London's fam ous public forum, Hyde Par. : Parades - formed . throughout the city and marched to Hyde Park where twenty speakers, including Lord Ro bert Cecil and the Archbishop of Canterbury', addressed the crowds which included representatives of the forty-eight nations in. the league. A feature ol the celebration the, statement of Viscount Grev re. garcung the league ia which he rf. clared that the league could not be scrapped, but) expressed thje belief that the President and neonlp nf tho United States desired world peace as much as those in' this country who were the strongest supporters of the league. ' Pilot Killed and Mechanician Hurt In a Short Fall 1 f Ilv AMMlHti lrMt Baltimore. ; June 25. Lieutenant ijohn F. Bay, of Jarrettsville, Md., as killed and Private Eugene 'Nor- in, was seriously injured when their 'airplane fell at Locan Field near here today. Lieutenant Day, pilot and iNorton as observer had just left" the ileld and were about 15ft -feet in, the ;air when the machine crashed tohe earth. The accident is believed to have beep due to, atmospheric condi. Boy's Shouts Glee Lures Two Men to Deaths By Associated Press) New York June 25. The shouts and splashings of eight years old Ed ward Anderson was mistaken today for the cries of a drowning lad and j.iwu wuriunen oi r,uzaDeui, w. j., aul baps and Michael Sowenk, plunged into a pond on Staten Island to rescue him. The boy, thinking the men were going to arrest him, swam to the bank. When he looked back at the j watefP ,theTe ,was nopne , in sight. iwo puui-emen later -recoverea ine bodies of Saps and Sowenk from the bottom of the pond. It is believed that cramp seized them. Special to the News Tallahassee, June 25. Governor Hardee today fixed the state levy fo 1921 at 10 3-4 mills, divided as ionows: general revenue 5 mills pensions 3 1-8 mills; school tax 1 mill; state prison fund 3-8 mill; state board of health 1-4 mill ancl state road fund 1 mill. Governor Hardee, realizing that at this time tne tax rate should be placed at the lowest possible amount and believing that bv rieid economv the general revenue could be further reduced, has exercised the power ves ted m him by law, making the total tax levy for 1921 at 10 3-4 mills Accompanying the comptroller's estimate of the necessary tax lew for 1921 is a statement of the ap propriations payable from the sen eral revenue fund during the two years during June 30. 1923. aeere- gat $6,615,003.90, with an estimated revenue of $7,221,720 to meet them, based upon last year's assessment and revenue. Believing that the assess ment for 1921 will have a very ma terial increase over the assessment roll for 1920, partly as a result of normal growth of valuations, and partly as a result of the conference of tax assessors which met in Jack sonville upon the call of the governor shortly after his inauguration and agreed upon plans for more eouita. ble means of assessment and that the receipts from licenses and other sources will show an increase over last year, the governor felt justified in the redemption of his campaign pledge to decrease the millage, it was announced Saturday. A large proportion o the ', anpropriatifcns- payable from the ereneral revenue fund during the next two years is tor buildings and other improvement Dt the state institutions. Mexican Rebels Being Sought By Federal Forces (By Asaneutea Press) Brownsville, Tax.. June 25. The Mexican federal commander at Guer rero, Mex., opposite Sapata. Tex.. was ordered today to take the field with 200 men against the sunnoseH revolutionary band under General Francisco Murguina, who is said to have been secretary of war to Car ranza. The size, of Murgnia's band is unknown here. (By Associated Press) Tulsa, Okla., June 25. Grand jury investigation of the recent race ijots here led today to the return of in dictments against seven civilians and five of the city police, including Chief John Gustaf son. Previously about 90 indictments had been returned : Attorney General Freelinp. wh conducted the inquiry, told the court he could not wholly concur in h. jury's findings, believinor that ami. sations should have been madn against other officials and llpir.rf rioters. Chief Gustafsen and the four policemen are charged with conspira cy to dispose of stolen automnhilpa and the chief, in addition, is charged with failure to enforce the nrnhihi. tion law, failure to suonress vi nn.l failure to enforce the law as, for instance, carrying fire arms. On request of the grand iurv and attorney general, District Judge Bid- dison, to whom the report was made, immediately ordered the SUSnpnsinn ef Chief Gusafsen from office. Judge Biddenson announced that all of the accused police stood suspended pend ing trial. Brief But To Point The final report of the srrand iurv was comparatively brief. It found th the race trouble resulted from armed negroes marching up town to defend Dick Roland, negro, from lvnphino-- that no attempt' had been made, or was being made to lynch Roland and the crowd of whites assemhled nhnnf the court house was largely a peace- iui one; tnat the armed negroes were responsible tor the riot: that th whites who assembled at the court house and took part in the fighting there later were not to blame. It further found that therp vim) underlying causes of the riot, notab ly the spreading of racial equality doctrine among the nec-roes fnr a considerable time by members of their own race, and" the storing of arms by them in a neirro church anI ntha places; that the majority of the ne groes were not implicated and were ignorant of the true facts. It found that the police had not properly enforced the law, either in the white or neero sections- rofo to place any blame on Sheriff Wil liam McCuIlough for the riot; "de plored" reports of the riot whirr, barf gone out to the newspapers and cal led on the citizenship to demand law enforcement and comnetpnt nffl.ioio The seven civilian indictments were against alleged rioters and looters in connection with race trouble. YOUNG MAN KILLED AT WILSON CYPRESS PLANT Special to New Ocala, June 25. Jesse Aiken, a young man, whose parents reside here """4 tree wnicn ieu UDOa him at the Wilson Cypress company's i camp across the Oklawaha river yes terday. Just; how the accident ban. pened has not been learned.