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J,"1 Weather Forecast -' Generally fair Saturday land Sun ' jay- no change in tempera ture - " mam .. ' ihi . . - -jf .. lSh,- ' jj sclg, Seneca. j ' . PALATKA. FLOHInA. SfTVriA V unni..,n " . L r " . 1921- - , PRICE FIVE CENTS POLICE ARE BOOTLEGGERS: HALF CHICAGO HEAVY SLEDDING - m I Cmni ris in .... i . ,1 m BILUBN ASHAMED TO U I offi-S' W CATCHING I IS SHOWN IN Sf REPEAT WHAT' i JOIN WITH Mi yfmrd Finance Committee Is f - v " I 77: " WL. Jr V AM Faced With Task Of k I W ' ' C i i Lodge "Thinks It Will m:n4 MeeHna Shn V r .neaian ?am t t A A, 11 Be Ratified" As MMWrfl - T or injured Uirl l 1 A L i Hardina AU iflHIRITIfll. A FAI rim J UCUI I iiu 10 Tiir niimr Z ' tAJJ . " .., TT. rMX1Wy ' - uu.n. , nLnunio incbAUdt lS&SL IS NUI MUt FMr l3 RflRMFRFSRUDlDSIDF APPARENT FOR TREA TY D IVill Take All Charge JJ5 With Rumming Befor, , Civil Commission Declares More Drunk enness and Killing Than Ever 1 (Br Aiwoclateil Preaa) I Chicago, Septy 24. Charles C. fitzmorris, general' superintendent (police, today asserted in letters sent to John H. Alcock, first depu and District Attorney Clyne, that e is convinced that fifty per cent, f the members of the Chicago police ipartment are involved in illegal lie and transportation of liquor." IFitzmorris, after writing the let : in which hs asked .aid in obtain evidence against his officers and n, said that he would not wait for ig drawn out trials jn court but irald take the guilty men before the civil service commission as soon the government had supplied him th evidence involving any depart mt member. Chief Fitzmorris also said he would luest the federal government to forth its policy so that he might in a position to determine what I !t the police department can play enforcing prohibition. Prohibition now is a fallacy and re arc more deaths and drunken s than in the wet days," the chief i in one letter. fte Chicago police department Justs of upwards of 6,000 men. Charles W. Pugaley of Nebraska, se lected by President Harding to be as sistant secretary of agriculture to sue ceed Dr. Elmer D. Ball. Mr. Pugsley is well known In agricultural circles, having been editor of the Nebraska Farmer for several years. In 1913 he was delegate from the United States to the International Institute of Agri culture, held in Rome. VOLUSIA'S BOARD TO TO PUTI4I LINE State Agrees to Bear Most of Cost of The Construction HOLD SPECIAL MEETING County Has Money With Which to Pay Its Part Of Cost Reduction of Tax For Big Incomes Puts a Crimp in Revenue (By Auoclnted Prrm.) Washington, Sept. 24. A shrink age of more than one billion dollars in income and excess profits taxes this fiscal year was reckoned by the senate finance committee in revising the house tax bill with raising $3,324,000 m internal reve nue in the twelve months ending next June 30. This was disclosed by the majority report approved today by committee republicans and made public. The estimated total of revenue under the bill is $136,000,000 less than trea sury experts have figured would be returned this fiscal year under the present law but is $84,000,000 mor-i than the revised total under the house bill. Estimated returns this fiscal year! from income and profits, taxes are! $1,880,000,000, according to the re port, as against approximately $3, 000,000,000 of actual collection in the fiscal year ended last June 30. Only about fifty million dollars of this difference of $1,120,000,000 is accounted for by changes proposed in the present law. The Countess Crorrter, wife of the Earl of Cromsr, who will be one'of the chief hostesses to the prince of Wales, wnen ne arrives In India. Her hus band will be chief of the personal staff to tne' prince. "LOVE BABY" GETS JUSTICE AS DEATH CALLS HIS FATHER ' r- ""V , Herman Luyties Iftad a Second Son Unknown to the World Said Arbuckle Expres sed Sorrow At Girls Death t KIEAGLE Of IS J08 UNDER FIRE Prke and A hs. Tyler, Tired Of ' Being Criticised in a . . . liar. J."vinie 1-reMRl r"",l sept. z4 v. iMit armoiiTipor) Y. Clarke his resienation mperial Klesko f tv, t;v. f "A nil. lllllll,3 knkUlx Klan (in1 .t.loj (Ily AsNiii'lfiti'il PreHN) DeLand, Sept. Zi. At a special meeting of the board of county com missioners here today an agreement was entered into with the road de partment providing for the comple tion of the road from DeLeon Springs to the Putnam county line. Under the terms of the agreemen' the county is to pay $8,333.00 a mile toward the expense of completing the road while the state will hear the remainder of the cost. The county ; has $200,000 available' for its share j of the burden. Bids for the contract j were advertised and it is hoped to POPE TRIAL HALTED BY DEATH Of DEFENDANT'S FATHER; ROTE KOI. Probable That Another Venire Will Be Need ed to GetJury NEVER WED HIS 10THER Wealthy Manufacturer Almost Broke From His Dual Life (By AHNocfuteil PreKa) Jacksonville, Sept. 24. Work of r 'cjring a jury to hear the testi- start the work at once. The road, a j "'' in the case of John H. Pope, Hishmpp of ahout twentv miles, will i enaraM witn nrst degree murder in be paved with either shell or rock and asphalt. Rood News In Putnam Announcement in the above dis patch that the road between Deleon Springs and the Putnam county line jfrtion wu'd automatically sever ! is to be completed will be good news subject of news- f onncction with the klan of Mrs. beth Tvl- !,. . i , -." mo assistant, X na bene, the 3 pinned in lra.n... . - "HIUUB HCWS- m and Mr. Clarke declared he rl wish to subject her longer I'ticism. He added that without J he was "neither physically Jnandally able" to carry on his 5 or Promoting the klan's affairs." J, .noirncement wa made public "n fo a letter to W. J. Sim- Imperial Wizzard, to whom aid as a klansman . it necessary. . FOR HULEn PUNCE TO SECOND PLACE City, OklaTLpt. 24.- i Arthur Emerson was li,,!"? ,ate today whidI 9l"Z in -l,. - 10 another -.x., ... fs. Si, fC " """" lalr hn 2oo t per,0M."w here. This will make the connection between Palatka and DeLand com plete, when the road to Crescent j telegram City is finally completed, and will from his brother, Frank Pope, Jr., then make the objective here a com-1 who left Jacksonville Friday after- pletion of the scenic highway be-; noon to be at the bedside when the j tween Palatka and Jacksonville by end came. way of Green Cove Springs. j Judge George Couper Gibbs, pre- It is understood that the Clay siding in the ease, also received a county authorities are now negotiat-1 telegram from Frank Pope, telling inir for the sale of the bonds is-; 0f the death of the defendant's (ny AHHocioted PreMti. St. Louis, Sept. 24. The estate of Herman G. C. Luyties, wuealthy i manufacturer, apparently consists of little more than his insurance of $250,000, according to announcement today which were made in connection with the arrangements following the probation of his will early this week when he named George Hope Luyties as "hie second son and a principal beneficiary. It was previously un known publicly that he was the fa ther of a second son. Mrs. Neville Giles, wife of a sales man here, has announced that, she is the mother of George Hope Luyties. Mrs. Giles, formerly ' Mi.s Claire Lademan, was divorced from Leonard A. Keefe, of Waukegan, 111.,, after the birth of George Hope Luyties, which occurred some tjme after she and Mr. Luyties returned from a so journ in Europe. .... Was Too Broke to Wed Mrs. Giles . claimed that while she was Miss Lademan that Luyties pro posed to her and later asked that the marriage be postponed because of his financial difficulties. Mrs. Mav Luvties. divorced wife received by Charles Pope of Herman G. C. Luyties, is the connection with the slaying of George H. Hickman, theatre manager, on the night of September 4, by Frank Rawlings, indicted on a similar charge, was halted Saturday morn ing when word was received here of the death of Col. Frank H. Pope, father of the defendant. Col. Pope passed away at 7.30 a. m., at Daytona, according to the (Ily Asnorlnted Prml San Francisco, Sept. 24. Alfred Semnacher declined to repeat aloud from the witness stand today the de tails of Roscoe (Fatty) ArbuckleV description of his treatment of Miss Virginia Rappe at the revel which preceded the girl's death and, in stead, wrote them on a paper which he showed to the attorneys and to police Judge Lazarus, who is hear ing the murder complaint against the film comedian. He first said that Arbuckle"s story of the incident told to him, Lowell Sherman, Fred Fishback and Ar U..1.1H op , ... uuttv.i; s cnuuneur, ana wnicn in volved the use of ice, causeS a gen ereal laugh. When the details were demanded he objected to testifying verbally. No One Remonstrated No one remonstrated at Arbuckle"s tale, according to the witness, who said it was told in Arbuckle's suite at the Hotel St. Francis, where the drinking party had taken place the afternono before. Other conversation about the affair was limited to dis cussion of the intoxicated condition of some of the participants, Sem nacher said. He testified yesterday that he had only coffee to drink. In answer to questions from Ar buckle's attorneys Semnacher said he had observed nothing improper in Arbuckle's actions toward - Miss Rappe or any other of the women at the party. Expressed Regret (it Girl's Fate When the news of her death was brought by a newspiiper reporter to Arbuckle, Sherman, Fiihback and Semnacher in Los Angeles, the even- of September 9, Semnacher de- Fred G. Shaw, F. G. 8.. the Enalish champion fly caster, who has taughl European royalty the art of temptins the wily trout and salmon to theli lures, is now In this country to in. itlata American sportsmen Into tht subtler intricacies of his delicate art, and incidentally to fish. UBLIC MEETING 0 F OBCIAL BODY ON NEXT THURSDAY All Palatka Invited Attend Program At Mellon School to Watson, Reed and King Also Indicate a Bitter Fight HULL HEIRJF PLANS Full Program of What Chamber Hopes To Accomplish - A meeting which will be open to all members and non-members of the Palatka Chamber of Commerce will held Thursday eveninir at 8:15 o'clock at the Mellon school audito rium. Every man and woman in Pa latka who has the interest of tho city a theart is cordiall invited to be present and hear what ambitions the Chamber of Commerce has for Pa latka, and to learn whether or not each and every citizen will put his j and her shoulder to the wheel and push forward. It was decided at a meeting of the Board of Governors of the Cham -iaiei.1 Ai-oucKie expressed regret at-UL1 yesteraay to tnrow tne meeting her fate. All of the group spoke of death as an unfortunate accident which they could not understand. Arbuckle after a discusison of what had tetter be done, telephoned to the chief of police in San Francisco of fering to come north immediately if he was wanted. The defendant entered the court room with considerably more cheer fulness than he has evidenced since mother ol Herman (j. V. Jr., the only I his arrest and grinned at District male dependant known until the will Attorney Brandy"s facetious corn- sued for the purpos eof paving from Green Cove to the Putnam countv line, and when this is done it will be nn to Putnam to nave from Rice Creek to the Claji county line. AMERICAN STEAMER BURNING (By Aduotlatrd PrpM. Panama, Sept. 24. The American steamship Geo W. Goethalis is burn ing off Port au Prince, Haiti, but all the 56 nassencers are safe, said a dispatch from Port au Prince today. The vessel was bound from New York for Cristobal. father. He ordered court to recess until 9:30 a. m., Monday, when the details of selecting a jury will be resumed. Court was recessed Saturday at ,10:40 a. m., a few minutes after the telegrams were received. The mes sage was handed to Charles Pope' by Deputy Sheriff A. L. Dauvergne. A minute later the one addressed to Judge Gibbs was recieved. Twelve tentative jurors were pro cured when J. L. Chancellor, a clothing merchant, of No. Ill West' was probated Mrs. Marie Addis, who vas de creed $10,000 by Luyties, also claims she was to have married Luyties. Mrs. Giles claimed her romance with her first husband, Keefe, was shattered through the birth of the boy which led to the divorce given Keefe, inasmuch as Luyties never married her after he proposed parison of their two waist lines. His smile died away quickly, 'however, S3 soon as the testimony began. Today's session of court occupied less than two hours. Bay street, was accepted. He passed the examinations of the court, state and attorneys for the defense. Before formally announcing the recess, the tentative jury and the remaining talesmen were called in. They were instructed not to read any account of the alleged crime or any account of the trial. 1 DETECTIVE SERGEANT IN JAX SUSPENDED FROM OFFICE CUT AflftOclilteil PrMa.l Jacksonville, Sept. 24 Herman L. Siramans, a sergeant in the lacal de tective squad of the police depart ment, was suspended today by Chief Roberts pending action on his case by the city commission. .Chief Rob ets refused to discuss the case which is understood to invilve activity on the part of Simians to the detriment of Lieutenant Hurlbert, of the police department. open to the public. It is desired that everybody know what is on the pro gram, that suggestions may be made and counsel taken among those who believe ..that all Palatka needs right now is concerted effort. The entire membership of the Woman's club is invited to be present, as well as other women's organizations of the city, as the women can do much toward as sisting in carrying out plans the Chamber has for the improvement and beautifying of the city. Will Have Band Concert Arrangements will be made for a band concert immediately preceding the regular program and everybody will have an opportunity of meeting Secretary J. W. Hart, who will speak on the proposed program of the Chamber of Commerce. There will also be other short addresses and Palatkans will learn of some of the things that are ' important for the city provided the support of the community as a whole can be secured. While Miami. St. Petersburg. Tampa, Lakeland, Bartow, Fort Pierce, Fort Myers, Fort Lauderdale.1 wearwater, Bradentown, Ocala, De Land, Daytpa and every other pro gressive city in the state receives a (Con tinned on Pagt 8.) (By Aftaoclatefi Prriw,, Washington, Sept. 24. Echoes of the Versailles treaty rcspoundedto day as the senate began debate in open session on the new peace treaty with Germany. The lines were drawn with an opening statement in behalf of the new treaty by Senator Lodge, of Massachusetts, republican leader and chairman of the foreign relations committee, and an initial broadside in opposition by Senator, Borah,- of ; Idaho, republican irreconcilable. Confidence in early ratification was expressed by Senator Lodge as he presented a letter from President Harding requesting promrt action "so that we may put aside the last remnant of war relationship and hasten our return to the fortunate' relations of peace." Opposition was indicated however, in addition to Senator Borah, by Senator Reed, of Missouri, a demo cratic irreconcilable, while several other dempcrats intimated that they would criticise the new treaty. , . Senator King, democrat, Utah, asked if the administration intended j to participate in the reparations- commission and Senator Ledge in re ply said he did not know whether the administration -had decided to recommend appointing of an Ameri can on the commission. "It might seem very desirable to be represented in the reparations commission," Senator Lodge added, "but I do not believe that involves us in anything of the relations of an alliance." "We'll be back in the Leao-tin nf Nations," interjected Senator Wat son, of Georgia, "if we go into the ante-chamber we are pretty sure to led into the livine room. Tho be question is whether this treaty in its ambigious clauses will nt be the beginning of our entrance into the league. Discussing withdrawal of Ameri can troops from German;-. Senator Borah said that presence of troops was requisite to execution of the Versailles treaty. t "I am in favor of withdraying American troops," he continued," "But I am not in favor of claiming ngnis ana Denehts under the Ver sailles treaty which French troops secure. If we are to have their ad vantages then every moral sense in sists that we shall do our part in the execution of the treaty." NEGRO JITNEY SERVICE AUTHORIZED IN MIAMI (By Aanorlntrd Pes.l Miami, Sept. 24. Jitne" service for the negro population of this city began when Manager Coe authorized issuing a jitney license to a negro' driver. The city manager conferred with the city commission and the white jitney association and the pro position met with unanimous favor. Scheduled runs for the colored op erator has been mapped out and he will be under the same rr-Tulations while operating on this run as those laid down for the white jitney service. r j.' 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