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V.'- . I - l'v -r V' J -- v v-" k ' " ... Weather Forecasts :tdtM Good Morning ; Fancy borrows much from mem-. ry, . and . so . looks back to the past. Ruffini. ... , Partly cloudy; local thunder 'shower Friday and Saturday . t :" , III; , ; : ' Ml , . 1 - .... y ! 1 i I I ., 5 If ill 4 it '.V if TOL, 1L NO. 231. . PALATKA, FLORIDA, SATURDAY MnnviMfi uiiv . mo."-" . ' " ' - . : " 1 s . . . . a. . u, w j . ;,, S , I- ' PRICE FITsE CENTS BRITISH-IRISH PEACE 1$ NOW SURE "ffTrrrTnTv T v -r W s ' n WlisiLKN. UMON GIVEN i PERMIT TO LAND ill 5"!? a ll GEM UNDERSTANDING No More Fighting After Noon Monday and De Valera Agrees to Attend Conference at London ; ., to. Decide on Terms of Settlement Bj Associated Frew) . 'London, July 8. A truce has been declared between England and Ireland. It will take effect at noon on Monday, next. Preparations are already under way to end the hostilities between the crown forces and those actively engaged in the Irish cause. .Developments leading to the truce were divided befiween London and Dublin. - In Dublin Emon .DeValera, Irish republican leader, and his national ists associates renewed their conference with the southern unionists. Earl Middleton, a unionist vno recently conferred with 'the British Prime Min ister, read a letter from Mr, Lloyd-George to the effect that hostilities must cease if negotiations look ing to peace were to succeed Nevill MISS ALEXA STIRLING Miss Alexa Stirling, of Atlanta. Ga tor three consecutive veara woman gclf champion of the United States, has gone abroad to compete in Brit ish and French women's title tourna nients. CATCH WIFEY IN B.V.D.S, OFFICERS ARE INDICTED Enforcement Sleuths Too Anxious to Get to Where ; There is Real Crime, May Go to Jail PROF. CHAIM WEIZZMAN OPPOSITION 10 SOLDIER BONUS General Sir Nevill MacReadv. British military commander in Ire ' land appeared at the De Valera Con ference and.it was hot many hours later . that , the announcement was made at the, prime minister's official residence in London that in accord ance With the premier's offer and Mr. DeValera'a" reply, arrangements were going forward for the cessation 1 hostilities on Monday. The King of England has been a .leading figure in the development ud to the present', while General Smuts, the South' African premier, has acted as the pivot on which the - peace movement has turned. There is hope in London and in . Dublin too, that peace must come out,, of the forces which are now engaged in seeking a 'settlement. - ...... , ' . Events Move Fast to Conclusion ' Events moved swiftly today both in London and Dublin. Not'only has Mr. De Valera, contrary to the general ex pectation, consented to come to Lon don to discuss with Mr. Lloyd George SenattJiIdsTo ,r House Demands On Appropriation ny AHMiaicd frrmmi x H' u; . T.. ... a . , t aauuigt.uii, uuty o- Aiier a meet ing of senate and house conferees on the naval appropriations bill late to day it was said that the senate would drop its fight for retention of certain amendments opposed by the house. By the conference agreement it was supposed that the bill delay on which has caused a technical lapse in navy funds' since July 1, would be in President Harding's hands by next Tuesday or- Wednesday, in ample time to end the shortage of navy funds and to care for obligations due July 15, nicluding pay for personnel., BADLYR0ASTED McCumber Takes Fellow JParty Members to .Task, t or Dereliction (Br Associated Press) Mobile, Ala July 8. Three of ficers, connected with the Ala bama Law Enforcement depart ment, were .arrested here this evening following indictments re turned by the Mobile county grand jury charging trespass af ter warning, presenting fire arms and assault ' and battery. A re commendation tjiat impeachment proceedings be, ' started at once against Joseph G. Bowen, justice of the peace who has been work ing in cooperation with law en forcement deputies here, was also made by the jury. From information given to the grand jury the indictments for trespassing were based on a re-. cent visit to the home of W. J. Jones. It is said that the officers believed a gambling game was going on several houses down the street, but they were Unable to enter the place. According to in formation submitted by Jones, . he said the men forcibly entered his front door, despite his protest, and to the embarrassment of his wife, who was about to retire for the night. The entrance through the Jones apartment wsa made in order that the deputies might . reach the roof over which they expected to reach the gambling party several houses distant. fly'' t?l ' 0.S.T0 CONTINU the basis on which settlement of the !D. A 11 XT 1 Irish question might be reached byirClC VllCn liailieu Prohi Enforcement Officer For State the prime minister's proposed Lon don conference, but a truce hag been -arranged to begin at noon Monday " This has given reasonable assu rance-that the original conference to which the prime minister invited the Irish republican leader and Sir James Craig, the Ulster premier, will be lield. . . Principal Event In Dublin , The principal events of this impor tant day, however, occurred not in London but in Dublin, and the most striking wig the sensational appear . .ance of General Sif "Nevill McReady, the , military, commander in Ireland, at ,l;he conference of Emon DeValera And leadimr southern nninniata- sft-Av his aides de camp had been sent in I advance presumably to ascertain whether his participation would agreeable. 1 General MacReady's appearance and long stay at-the conference clear ly had to do with Mr. Lloyd-George's letter to Earf 'Middleton, one of the conferees, in which the prime minis :teT said: . , The government realizes . it would be impossible to conduct negotiations with any hop of ' achieving satisfactory results if -there is bloodshed and. violence in Ireland. It ' would disturb the atmosphere and made the attain ment of peace difficult.. ' " "As soon as we hear Mr. De Valera is prepared to enter Snt conference with the British gov ' . -eminent and to give instructions "to those under his control to cease from all acts of violence, ; -we should give instructions to - the troops and police, to suspend ; active operations against those U7 Associated Press) Tampa, July 8. A. L. Allen, for mer assistant postmaster, stated to day that while he had not yet re ceived notice of appointment as Dro hibitibn enforcement director for Florida, several friends hnH staterl they had received letter from Wayne a. Wheeler, general counsel for the Anti-Saloon Leacrue of America, in which he stated Mr. Allen had been' appointed to succeed 0. P. Hilburn. present incumbent. . jBig Reward Offered For Slayer of Deputy - Sheriff in Alachua (Br assoeIstf"2. Press Gainesville, July 8. A six hun- dred dollar reward was offered here today for the capture of John Bow yer, negro, slayer of Deputy Sheriff Robert E. Arnow, at Micanopy, July 1g. S1K0 nf th ammml ujna sub scribed by Governor Hardee. Authori ties believe he will be taken into custody In three days following dis coveries as to his whereabouts. i who were eneared in this unfor tunate conflict. " General MticReauv's nresene at the conference has additional signifi cance because it nag been stated lhat the militarists party in Ireland has been strongly Apposing peace n-jfri tiations and any ideas of a trucev (By Associated Press) - Washington, July 8. Debate on the soldier bonus bill dragged along in the senate today while the list of senators savoring indefinite post ponement of action on the legislation drew recommittal of the measure to the finance committee steadily grew in proportion. Leaders said they were assured of enough votes to put ! through such a program. . President Harding will send a spe cial message to congress next week regarding the bonus bill and the pressing of tariff and1 tax legislation.. but the exact date of its submission has not been determined. Definite action is expected to follow reading of the message. Less- than a score of senators fol lowed the day's debate on the floor marked by criticism hv Senator Mc Cumber, republican, TJorth Dakota. the chief proponent of the bonus, of Secretary , Mellon's Uetter declaring) such legislation to be inadvisable at the present time in view of the con dition of the treasury. "The republican party should make good," declared Senator McCumber, even if our party platform had not contained a pledge to the soldiers of America." 'Despite the pleading of the sec retary of the treasury. desDite the earnest plea of the President not), to enter into new fields of expenditures this congress has- appropriated mil lions to go into new enterprises. It appears this congress seems bent on spending all of the money that can be raised . by taxation. Why, then, should we expect a tidal wave of con stemation to sween the rmintrv if we pass a 1ill that will take 200, 000,000'two years from now and vary ing amounts thereafter and after I thirty years no appropriation what ever. .... . OPEN DOOR POLICY IN CHINESE AREAS State Department, Note ;;':Sete41Aillubtbf'' Policy at Rest State to Insist On Full Penalty For Crook Ball Players (By Associated Press) Washington, July 8. Formal de claration ; of the intention of. the United States tcCcontinue its support' of .the principle of the open door is contained in a note from the state department to the Chinese minister here in respect to a contract entered into with the Chinese government by the Federal Telegraph Co-, an Am erican concern for the erection of wireless Vstatiibns at, Shanghai and other points in China. ' .. The note, which was dated July 1, was in reply to one of June 9 from the Chinese minister inquiring whe ther the United States intended to ' withdraw its support from the Fed-1 eral Telegraph Co., in its rights ac-1 cruing under the contract with the ! Chinese government in view rf nm.l test which have been made by the j British and Japanese and Danish; governments. ' i The reply of the state department not only makes it clear that the United States does not " propose to withdraw from the position hitherto taken in support of the rights of the American company as a result of the protest but carries the assurance that "it is the purpose of this gov ernment neither .to participate nor to acquire in any arrangement which might purport ,to establish in favor' of foreign intereft airy suneriorirv of rights with respect to commercial or economic- development in'desik.1 nated regions of the territories of China or which might seek to create i any such monopoly or Dreferences would exclude other nations from un- ( ueqcaKing any legitimate trade or; industry or from participating with rne cninese government in any cate gory of public enterprise." 01 CARPO TELLS OF OFFERS MADE 10 SLAY KABER . , Chemist WUso s.Says , He Found Arsenic in Man's Stomach Prof. Chaini Vka.zznun, d.s;;vo:er of TNT ani rr?3:d.;iit of- tha World Zionist ot,."! Inticn. ', ' REPUBLICANS OPEN (Br Assoeisted Press) Cleveland, 0-, July 8. Through a number 'of witnesses-today the state introduced testimony tending to show that Mrs. Eva Katherine Kaber wil fully planned the murder of her hus band, Daniel F. Kaber. on which she iis being tried on a first degree mur der charge. Urgano di Carpo. the last Vitness to take the stand today testified that Mrs. Kaber had offered him J3.000 if he would get an automobile and run Mr. Kaber down-with it. When he refused to do this he said, Mrs. Kaber then asserted she would ifive him 3,000 to $5,000 if he would "get a gang and kill him anway." ) di Carpo said he introduced. Mrs. I Kaber to Ermina Colavito, whom the I state alleges obtained the persons! I who did the actual killing. Mrs. Col javito is awaiting trial on a first de igree murder charge- . Previous to di Carpo's testimony i the state had through Dr. John G. ifapenzer, chemist, shown that Mr. abeTs internal organs bore heavy traces -of arsenic. He gave the re sults of his analysis of the liver, sto mach and kidneys. He said the liver contained about 40 grains of arsenic, A fatal dose of the poison when the system is not inured to its use is generally rated at two grains, he said, adding that a fas amount some times is fatal. FIRST PHASE FOR TARIFF DICKERING JL. Fprdney : Says Repubs Ljakeior .Granted Peo ple Want Protection CABLE NO DOUBT OF HOGGING ALL PRIVILEGES ERG.O.P. Wilson Had Previously Refused to Permit This Monopoly 11 (Dr. Associated Press) Washington, July 8. The house got under way today in its consid eration of the Fordney tariff bill. Chairman Fordney of the ways and means committee after reading of the bill had been completed in a speech of nearly two hours, develon ing the first phase of the republican argument. In his speech Mr. -Fordney dis cussed his party's attitude, what is proposed to do to remedy conditions and to help business. He dwelt only briefly on details , of the rates and provisions touching them, only inci dentally or m reply to Questions, but announced that other speakers would explain specific schedules in the measure. Criticising the position of the de mocrats Mr. Fordnev said thev had accused the republicans of drafting a measure which would cut off ra ther than incourage trade, when the cardinal policy of his committee had been to build a set of schedules which would restore commerce and industry to wealth. '(The republican party", he added, "has taken "it for granted that the people spoke out loudly for protec tion." RITISH INSIDE Cable Will Be Landed at Miami and U. S; Will Play to British (B? Associated Press) Miami, July 8. The long con troversy between the govern ment and the Western Union Telegraph Company over the landing of the Miami-Barbadocn cable here was brought to as' end today with the granting of federal permission for the land ing, according to word received by the local office of the Western Union Telegraph Company. Within thirty days, it was said, the cable will be in operation. A trained force of sixty cable op erators are here ready to begin work. The end of the cable is al- , tached to a Buoy three miles off the, coast and will require but ' about two hours to splice to the short line. " ' . A permit for the landing of the cable was refused by Presi dent Wilson and armed forces twice prevented landing it. . The last incident occuring in March when a sub-cliaser firecf a shot across the bow of a Western Union cable ship as it approched the buoy. v No Bumper Crops Produced In U. S. But Corn Is Good Jax Deputy Found Guilty Posing as a Federal Officer LITTLE MISS BRUNER HAS. NARROW ESCAPE FROM TRUCK r Associated Press) . Chicago, July 8. The state an nounced during examination of pro spective jurors today in the baseball trial that it would demand the maxi mum penalty of a $2,000 fine and five years imprisonment for each man found guilty. No progress was made in selecting jurors today, court adjoumintr until Konday with only the four jurors chosen yesterday sworn in. Aserious accident was very hai rowly averted yesterday mornins- hv the quick work of Claude Shaw who was driving a truck down 'Lemon tr?et. When in tmrt r.t " c,:il.- -.u..w u. ?iiiiiiia Candy Kitchen little Marjorie Bruner daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Bru ner, of Eeast Palatka. ran nut snH Kn' front ofthe truck. Shaw saw her as he was only a few feet away and applied his brakes with all the force available. The little girl was knocked down but was not hurt. The presence of mind on Shaw's part in applying! his brakes so quickly was all that! kept her from being seriously in- jjured. Ry Aswnelsted Press) Washington, July 8. Forecasts of the country's principal farm crons made today by the department of ag riculture from their July 1 condition indicated there will be no record breaking production in any crop with the possible exception of corn. Con ditions during June caused a reduc tion in the production forecast of every crop as compared with last month's estimates. " v There will be a" bumnr corn ercn. but other cronfe are "well below last year's production and in some in stances below the average production of the five years prior to 1920. ' - ESCAMBIA COMMISSIONERS VOTE ADVERTISING FUND ' T Assorlstsd Press) Pensacola, July 8. The IndiwH-i.t Committe of the Pensacola of Commerce has asked the Board of Commissioners of Escambia county to appropriate $5,000 for the pur- --f - - -s- - n. - (By Associated Press) Jacksonville, July 8. M. C. Con rad, former deputy sheriff was to day found guilty in federal district court here on a charge of imperson ating a . federal officer. Judge Call deferred sentence. Conrad was found guilty under four counts of an in dictment returned by the federal grand -jury. He was arrested several weeks aeo just as he withdrew from the office of R. E. Wheeler, local banker. ,ITnon his possession was found $1,500 in marked bills, while Wheeler exhibit ed a receipt in court signed bv Con rad for the money which was paid according to testimony introduced at the trial, to insura Pnnrnv .iimn regarding evidence he had 'said he collected concerning an alleged whis key ring in this city, in which three bankers were members- Wheeler en tered into a plan to arrest Conrad, the .former testified. ' ) pose of advertising the resources of tne county. The. Board expressed ap proval of the request and exnect to nicorporate the sum .in the budget for the comfng year. Phosphate Miner Killed When Hit By An Automobile i , , mT Associated Press) Lakeland, July 8. E. O. PpmW. ton, head of a phosphate mine near here died today at Bartow where he' nao Deen taken for treatment of in juries, received when he was struck by an automobile driven by a Mr. Compton, on the road between, Mul berry and Bartow. Pemberton died within an hour af- -ter the accident. He and another man were walking along the highway and when the car approached Pemberton is said to have misjudged his Mir and stepped in front of it. A coroners jury rendered a VAi-. diet of unavoidable accident. BOARD OF CONTROL WILL MEET IN AUGUSTINE MONDAY Tallahassee. Julv 8 Th .fDt' board of control which also compris es the state plant board, will in St Augustine Monday, July 11, accoraing to an announcement y . Secretary Diamona.;-The meeting wffl be devoted to organization- c tvA board, which now includes three new ly, appointed members, and tn mill tine matters. V" .; . -.. 4) db db & V .'V - - j COMMUNITY ' SING--at I COURT HOUSR TnvrnnT a , Another of the mnnv db -sant sings which have tum. ; a. en by Palatka Community Ser. vice .will be held, this evening on fhe court house iawn, t 8:1S 4 sharp,, This '"" h twice 4' postponed on account of inele- ment weather, but it will begin 4 on. time tonight, weathor di i - r - - t mining- AaaftsMfc .-SVsMr? -lV.u s V i i' f i r (J. 7 7 -A.