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fair Saturday; Sunday local rains Good Morning Whims are harder to remove than sorrows; for time, instead of weakening, strengthens them. Love. no. 17. ism iEEK WAGE REDUCTIONS THEYJSTATE urther Cut In Pay Of Men Before Freights Can Come Down liGTON IS SILENT Gompers Says Men Are Dissatisfied And Resentful Bf Associated Fre.) Chicago, Oct. 28. Railroad heads .... i A n i.; , . might aeciarea uie jihuuii s carriers ioold go right ahead with their lim to seek new wage cuts through ibor Board hearings, despite the onmicement fro mthe unions that leir action in calling off tht strike theduled for October 30 had been Ibenced by the board's announce ment that pay reduction petitions br any class would not be consider- H until working conditions for that lass had been settled. The calling off of the strike will tie no effect on the plans announc hy the carriers,' October 14, to :k immediate" wage reductions so tat rates could be reduced," said jaimel Feiton, president of the Chi- b$ Grea tWestern, and chairman the Ossociation of Western Eail- bad Executives. 1 don't know how long, under the pwd's ruling, it will take to reach a priiion on any pay cut petitions, It these petitions, undoubtedly, will presented within a very short me. It will be up to the ljoard then jodecide what action should be taken. Will Comply With the Law "I want it made plain, however, lat we will seek these reductions in ordance with the law, posting no- n of cuts, then discussing them th the employees, and if no agree t is reached, appealing to the rd to settle the dispute." Mr. Felton's statements were koed by Samuel Dunn, editor of the pilway Age, who, in an dadress at iracheon of the local railroad ex- ptives, declared "the unions action 'ties only one thine trint t.Viprp be no strike." It does not settle the Question of irther wage reductions or of rata fractions," he continued. Storm Revealed Secrets of How Hootch Comes In (By Aasuclntrd Fren) Tampa, Oct. 28,-Flotsam and jet sam from the tropical hurricane to day revealed to prying prohibition onicers a unique method of smuggl ing forbidden drink into th ecountry from Cuba and Mexico. Two giant cedar logs, each about w inches in diameter, neatly sawed apart from end to end, each half hol howed out nicely in six places to re ceive a five gallon demijohn of demon rum, were found where the waves had tossed them up into the streets of the Palmetto Beach section among many otner perfectly good round and unsawed logs which had been torn loose from rafts at local cigar box factories. Of course the demijohns were gone. The halves of the logs had been brought neatly together by bolts, the heads of which were counter sunk with wooden plugs fitted closely in to the recesses, a neat job that WQuld escape all but a prying eye. PALATKA, FLORIDA, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 29, 1921. PRICE FIVE CENT CRESCENT CITY ROAD To Ask for Bids on All Of Project Between Here and eLand (By Assoclavid 1'rpna.i Tallahassee, Oct. 28 The State Road Department before adjourning its quarterly session here today adopted resolutions relating to num erous road projects. Earlier in the day the board haef awarded contracts for extended work on state roads. State road No. 2, about which much agitation has ranged for seT erar weeks, came in for the atten- EVELYN TRIES WHEN NES8IT SUICIDE EVICTED Financial Difficulties Of Storm Torn Character Reach Crisis TOOK DOSEJORPHINE Resting Comfortably At a Hospital to Which She Was Sent '..By Aiftoclilte Pren) New York, Oct. 28. Evelyn Nes bit was resting comfortably tonight after taking an overdose of morphine when a city marshall began moving furniture from her apartment. It was a vivid day in the life of Miss Nesbit, once the wife of Harry K. Thaw, later the wife of a tiancer, Jack Clifford, and now Evelyn Nes bit again, no longer a dancer her self, but owner of a tea room in the theatre district. Her financial distress which caus ed all the excitement today, came to light a month ago when a city mar shall appeared at her tea room with an eviction warrant. Miss Nesbit arranged to pay over due rent on the $300 a month tea room and her $150 a month apartment up stairs. The marshal went away. Began Moving Into Street Today another fame on a similar mission and began taking furniture out to the street while Miss Nesbit sobbed, wrung her hands and franti cally called her lawyer on the tele phone. The lawyer obtained a truce of a few hours with the landlord arid Miss'-Nesbif began Calling friends" in" the hope of raising some cash. In Reed Brings Up . Soldier Bonus in f Senate Again f; f (By Associated I'revs.i Washington, Oct. 28. Another fight in the senate over the soldier's bonus bill 'was launched today by Senator Reed, who introduced an amendment to the pending tax revi sion bill to enact the bonus legisla tion which was recommitted to the finance committee last July at the request of President Harding. Senator Reed's amendment propos ed to raise a special fund in he treasury department for expenses of the bonus plan by continuing excess profits taxes on corporations at 1921 rates. Republican leaders characterized the Reed amendment as "political play," and predicted the amendment would be rejected, but Senator Reed who has announced he would discuss the Republican attitude on taxation and the bonus at the Kansas City national convention of the American Legion, promised to make a hard fight in its behalf. - i. NORMAL CONDITIONS IN SOUTH FLORIDA BEING RESTORED WITH SPEED liosses Dwindle -With Complete Survey Vessels Limp In tion of the board which decided to i this she failed complete the work on the road with- She' telephoned to her mother in in Marion county, supplementing Philadelphia and a few minutes after funds raised by issuance of bonds leaned out of a window and screamed: amounting to $450,000 now available . "I've taken enough morphine to on the part of Marion county. The kill twenty persons," she yelled to board decided the work should begin j the marshall, and then fell back with at once and announced a convict camp j the cry that she was going to die. will be ordered within the next week An ambulance surgeon came quick- O.V. ADVERTISED FOR SALE DEC. 5; NO CERTIFICATES New Turn of Affairs $s Discouraging to "Lo cal Business FULL IMPOjjDl Advertisement This Time Is Being! Inserted. By Master to commence operations. An appropriation of $5,000 was au thorized to be used in conjunction with county funds in repairing the Leon county road from Woodville to the Wauchula county line. I'alntka Interested In This The chairman of the department was authorized to advertise for bids for the surfacing of state road No. 1, from the Columbia county line to the end of the brick road west of ly and used a stomach pump. The landlord on hearing about the episode announced he would wait un til noon next Monday before pressing on the enforcement of the eviction warrant. PROMINENT JASPER CITIZEN BURN'S TO DEATH IN HOME (Br ANftot'tftted IVewO Jasper, Oct. 28. J. R. Sandlin, prominent resident of Jasper, was burned to death earl ytoday when fire Jacksonville, and for the surfacing i of unknown origjn destroyed his on a project described as Ao. 18, be tween Ciesco and the Colusia county line in Puanam county and the sec The roads , re -going right ahead! tion of state road No. 3 in Volusia county extending fro mPutnam No. 33 n Alachua county between Burnett s Board, it- Via oui,l Jnniirht in 1 runnwantsi tinn from '"ciai circles. I'liile the board does not usually fort to th ePresident on its pro- gs it will do; so this instance, was plained, haviner chareed by explained, having been charg- the chief executive with the vo,.i.,iie rhiirches in the union. The delegates represented some of the best people in this section. Rev. Wil son, of Hastings, was elected modera tor, Rev. Wilkinson assistant, and Rev. E. M. C. Dunklin secretary. Rov .T. F. Savell. pastor of the onsibility for meetinc the strike ! -l,,,,.,.!, evtemled a most cordial wel- f,atlon- fco visitors and during the ; .... ; ; nnrt here tndav . tunic w fc"v. . uy tt w.vw. Wild exoression nf irmiilin. ! .nAnn tho tenmerance question ...v,:i, haami y, claim arainst was discussed. The public is cordial-, the cjty of Lake City growing out ly invited to these meetings which j o the eectiCution of his son by a will continue until 2 oclock Sunday!, ,, wire in 1918. Clifford afternoon, the plans . to get further pay and thus reduce rates, but if interstate commerce commission ; Lake and Gainesville, Ms rates and, the-Labor Board uses to reduce wages c:the roads "e in a disastrous, condjtjpn." Hardine Awaits in. a . . . .. , . ' - -im' 111 iril ;-...,. ''asninirton. Oct 98 Fvwacic "Aianistrative ..onminn .on the Nrawal of the call for a railroad awaits the reports sent'to;met yesterday afternoon at 2 oclock toniobile, the owner walking up on fluent Harding by the' Railroad , at the First Baptist church here with them whil ethey were soldering the St. John's River Baptist Union Met Yesterday home. Neighbors awakened by the flames shortly after midnight, saw Mr. Sandlin appear at a window in an effort to escape. The flames en veloped him and he disappeared from view. He was about 45 years old. There were no other occupants of the house. AUTO. THIEVES CAUGHT IN ACT IN DAYTON A Illy AkhmIiiu-I tr... Daytona, Otc. 28. Bobbie Daw, of Plainfleld, N. J., and Henry Hatch, of Ruthland, Va., were arrested here The St. Johns River Baptist Union , tonight in the act of stealing an au- the switch. They had already shorted the switch on another car nearby, but were unable to start it. Daw con fessed. Both are in jail. LAKE CITY MAN GETS $20,000 DAMAGE VERDICT (H AMiciBed PreH.l Lake City, Oct. 28. George Doug lass was awarded $20,000 damages . .. ' " I "'at the threatened tie up of f aveted cabinet members ferally evidenced a desire to de- ""omnt until more detailed le(lge of the baaia nf aettlemont f t hand. fie onlv ... ss Apicssiun oi opinion r circles . laora ostmo frnm Federation of Labor, who , tne "spirit among railroad 1 torlav . .. j is one oi resentment. i11 railrnol :t. i s ouine win JHJL iukc he kI" ' eorge saio. out Bai,wd Labor Board -goes on ton. ""ges ana wonting con id 1 116 present American rail- the most reasonable in the world will be succeeded by organizations which will voice the sentiment of the dissatisfied, the restless and discontented." of International Strike Called Off (By AwMldnted Prii.l ;. Oct. 28. The strike 600 trainmen of the International & Great Northern railroad, operat ing in Texas, has been called off by the general chairman of the road, ac cording to a telepgram received here tonight "by W. G. Lee, chief of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Douglas, the son, met his death De cember 24 of that year. The suit was vigorously contested. Mr. Douglass sought $40,000. (By Auoclntrd PitNf4.) (Tampa, Oct. 28. Conditions in this ciy which was visited by its worst s&rm in seventy years last Tuesday, wee virtually restored to normal to day; With all street cars in operation, with telephones and electric light servide throughout the town. Jlarlier reports of damage through out the storm swept area in soutii Florida were reduced today when fuller statements were available. In later reports the estimates of losses were considerably below the first estimates. It is probable that property losses of all kinds in Tampa and suburbs will not exceed a million dollars and that property loss including that of the citrus groves in the entire area may not go over $400,000 especially as the state fruit inspection depart ment has given the growers the right to ship fallen fruit, provided each box is labelled "wind-falien.'' Prac tically all of the fruit is at least two thirds colored as to skins. Damages, Greatly Reduced , Later reports from St. Petersburg place the damage there at not more than half a million dollars, a greater part being on the water front. Fort Myers is still without train service due to the washing away of iwo railroad bridges. The principal daniage to fruit :rops was along the coast groves in ;he interior counties, being but lit tle damaged either the trees of fruit. ' An unconfirmed report stated that fifteen men were lost when two Cuban fishing smacks sank off Tarpon I Springs Tuesday. The spars of the vater. There has been liwleyerdi.daf iwo cral't are showing above the .vater. There has been no news from he men. Vessels Coming In The steamship Fredrick Lucken bach made port today with nine feet of water in its hold and al list of 27 degrees owing to shifting of cargo luring the gale. The Luckenbach was liound from Bueyiats, Cuba, to New Orleans, the engines being disabled Order for publication of notice of special master's sale of the entire property of the Oklawaha Valley rail road, on December 6, has been re ceived here from Special Master F. R. Hocker, cf Ocala, following a notification which it is stated has been sent to Receiver H. S. Cum mings, of the road, not to issue re ceiver's certificates with which to pay the taxes the road is now. due the state and Putnam and Marion counties, amounting to $19,000. This new turn of affairs was a distinct surprise to local business men who are vitally interested in having the road continue operations. Movements were on foot to finance the road, fi the bondholders are real ly sincere in their expressed desire to have it off their hands. It is known that an offer has been made for the property to such of those who might be in a position to dispose of it, with the consent of?-tfie court. The notice of sale cites authority of the special master in chancery granted in a final decree of foreclo sure dated December 24, 1917. It includes all of the rail line, roadbed 'and other property from the" termi nus of the road at Silver Springs to Palatka. Sheriff Also to Sell Another notice of sheriff's sale of the property previously advertised. consisting of all rolling stock, shops machinery, etc., was lalso renewfed in a special order from Sheriff Thomas, and will appeal; in The News at a subsequent date. inis new turn oi affairs is con strued here to mean that the own ers, the bondholders, wish to regain control of the road through a sale which will enable them ta dismiss the receiver, take over the property and junk it. The situation has reach ed that stage where it is openly stated that certain interests wish the road junked and abandoned and that these interests are willing to reim burse the bondholders, to some ex tent, for their losses. It is beyond reason, it is pointed out, that under a forced sale, that the bondholders can hope to receive a sufficient am ount of money to pay all of the roadV, indebtedness and have a sufficient amount left to reimburse, to anv ex tent, the holders of the bonds. It was stated last night that under the special master's sale the road could only be sold as a "going con cern." In other words that it would be sold with the understanding that the road must still operate and con form to all requirements of the In- ! terstate Commerce Commission. It is altogether probable that a deter mined fight will be launched at 3r.ee to prevent the final junking of the road. Senate Adopts a Flat 15 Per Cent Corporation Tax (By Aflnoelated PrrM.1 Washington, Oct. 28. After re jecting two proposals for a graduated .inqome tax on corporation, each by a margin of a small single vote the senate adopted today the finance committee's amendments to the tax revision bill providing for a flat fif teen per cent. tax. Proponents of a graduated levy, or of some other plan that would prevent the proposed in crease of 50 per cent, in the tax of thousands of corporations making small profits, gave notice that they would rene.w their fight later. They expressed confidence tonight that they would win. Republican leaders sent word to President Harding during the day that the tax bill would be passed by tomorrow night,, but. many senators on both the majority and minority side declared this hope could not be realized. BUNION'S APOLOGY TO HOUSE IS LOUDLY APPLAUQEDBY REPUBS Texan Occupies His Seat As His Letter Is Read (By Auoclatvd Pim) Washington, Oct. 28. An apology !o the house, which attempted yes- terday to expell him, was made today by Representative Thomas L.,Blan t'on, Democrat, of Texas, in an letter to Speaker Gillett, read to his col legues and warmly applauded, es pecially by Republicans. The Texan, occupying the same seat from which he arose to defend himself against .the charge that he had printed in the Congressional Record an obscene affidavit relating to the conversations between two printers, took no part in the brief discussion preceding the presenta tion of his apology. Speaking in behalf of Mr. Blanton, Representative Garrett, of Tennes see, acting Democratic leader, prior to the reading asked that four words used by the Texan in answering Rep resentative Lohgworth, of Ohio, be striken out of the permanent record of congress on the ground that they had been uttered in the stress of de bate and vjere not intended. Repre sentative Mondll, of Wyoming, Re publican leader, objected. Mr. Longworth had asked Mr. Blanton if there was any truth in the report that he had expressed an in tention of sending out 250,000 copies of his speech expunged from the Record last Monday, and he replied that if financially able he would put it in the hands of every male voter in the country "just as it is." It was agreed among Republicans that Mr. Longworth had put the Texan "on a limb" and that probably two score or more who had been in doubt voted for expulsion simply because of the member's own statement. He really intended to eliminate the objection able language, he said. MASTER WAR HERO OF ALL WORLD GETS AN OVATION Marshall Foch Arrives to Be Guest of This Nation - WILLGO ON THE WAGON To Abstain From Even His Beloved French Wine While Here FOCH WILL BE ON WAGON WHILE IN U. S. On Board Marshall Foch's Special Train, Philadelphia, Oct. 28. Marshall Foch will observe to the letter and spirit of the pro hibition law while in the United States. While diplomatic precedent would permit him to bring wine and liquor into the .country for his personal use, Dr. Paul Andre, his personal physician, declared tonight that the Marshall intended to follow the American custom of taking only, water with his meals. No wine or other liquor is being carried in the marshall's luggage, the physician said. Fragments Tell of Russian Conditions SCHOONER THOUGHT LOST RETURNS TO ST. PETE ' (By AimwwIiHciI Pr"ll St. Petersburg, Oct. 28.The schooner St. Ignance of the Hibbs Fish Co., fleet, came into port this morning with all aboard safe and the Vessel little the worse, for the buffeting by the storm. The schooner had been reported lost. The skipper reported the craft was sixty miles off Fort Dade when the itorm broke. Constantinople, Oct. 28 Small in cidents tell part of the story of mod- vvhen 200 barrels of fuel oil broke ! ern Russia. loose and for a time the big boat was ' Count Kutosoff, the great grand without power and wallowed in a son of General Kutosoff who burned heavy sea. " : Moscow and thereby defeated Napo- No word has been received here leon's Russian campaign, is receiv from the tanker Kewanee, which was I'ing free shelter at the American reported Monday as partly disabled Golf club here. Noticing that he was and making for this port. It may barefoot recently Colonel William V. have reached Key West. :' Castle, the United States' military ' ! . attache, ffflvp him nair nf shnoa. H II . H LI til II K IfS ORLANDO HIGH ELEVEN New County Agent Arrived Yesterday Bj Annocltd PrMi) Orlando, Oct. 28 The, Lakeland high school football team- journeyed to Orlando today and smothered the 'ocals under a 25 to 0 score. The vis itors presented one of the heaviest line-ups to appear on the Orlando gridiron for some time and the re sult was foreseen by many before the first whistle blew. When the correspondent of the As sociated Press was going into Rus sia, one of the typists at the Bolshe vik commercial mission begged him to take a few grains of pilocarpene to her mother in Moscow. "She can't get it there and if she doesn't have it soon she will go blind," asserted Hhe typist "Here the philocarpine costs a- half dollar. In Russia it is worth: millions of rubles." J. F. Armstrong, appointed to suc ceed H. C. Tribble as county farm demonstration agent has arrived here to take up his new duties and will at once take charge of his office. He will assist Miss Floressa Sipprell in get ting together exhibits for the fairs at Jacksonville and Tampa. Mr. Armstrong comes from Sewapnee county and is highly recommended. ENTERTAINMENT AT SCHOOL The Bug-a-bas and Jack-O-Lant-erns that are to appear Monday night at the scshool auditorium at 7:43 promise to give one all the thrills and chills of childhood days. There! will be wee browniesthat will delight one with their chorus and fairies that will dance their way into hearts. The frogs will make one laugh away troubles and the witches will do their part toward entertaining. WHITTEN "SENTENCED TO HANG (Br AMoelatrd PmH.i Wauchula, Oct. 28. Bernard Whitten, convicted here last week for the murder of his wife was today sentenced to death by hanging. Judge Whitehurst pronounced the sentence. (By Associated Pint) New York, Oct. 28. Marshall Foch captured New York today and then sped away to conquer the rest of .the country. New York surrendered with out striking a blow. For a long long time the city has been waiting ta pay off just a little of its debt of gratitude to the small man in hori-. zon blue whose skill and daring and martial chess had reduced the proud armies of Germany, and this after noon it seized its opportunity. Not since Dewey returned from Manila, not since Armistice Day, did' the city's millions turn out with such spontaniety and in such numbers. Had the hardy little Frenchman who led 10,000,000 soldiers to victory, ridden up Broadway in a war chariot' dragging captives behind him like the emperors of Rome, he could not have received a greater welcome than was accorded him as he rode up the historic thoroughfare in a twentieth century motor car enveloped in a deluging shower of paper hurled from skyscraper windows. From the Battery where he was greeted by Governor Miller, to City Hall, where he was welcomed by Mayor Hylan, he moved in a greater triumphal procession after steaming up the harbor to the boom of guns, the ceaseless blast of whistles, the roar of air plane motors, the shouts and' cheers of countless thousands. Ey his side rode General Pershing, who in the dark days of the war, led across the Atlantic America's fight ing men who took their places under the banner of victory. General Per shing was the first to welcome his (.old comrade to these shores. Great Ovation At Washington f By 4nh,(Imif rMMl Washington, Oct. 28. The Ameri- can Republic took Marshall Foch, of France, soldier of soldiers of the great war, to its heart tonight on his arrival in the national capital, en route to Kansas City, as the guest of his old comrades of the American Legion at their annual convention. He was greeted with wild cheers at the union station when his special train came in from New York, and a roaring tribute followed him as he was whirled swiftly away to the -New Willard hotel, where he will spend the night. DR. HAYDEN DIES AT HOME IN TALLAHASSEE (Br AMorlated Prraa) Tallahassfee, Oct. 28. Dr. A. E. Hayden, who for several years has held the chair of phsycology at the the State College for Women here, died at his heme in College Park early tonight. He had been in ill health for several months.