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:;... .-.. ;...T ..,rr1 ffeather Forecast 1 O La IttS Good Morning' Gossips are a pitiable race es pecially the notorious gossips of a country town. Mrs. A'. Opie. Saturday snu duihu; , temperature 1 - PALATKA, FLORIDA, SATURDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER, 5, 1921 PRICE FIVE CENT ft A TSON CHARGES TO GO TO A COMMITTEE; JAPANESE PREMIER KILLED BY MANIAC DPPRESSION IMPOSSIBLE $ VIEW OF I SENATE iery Georgian Scores His Opponents in a Virtriolic Speech LAFAYETTE lefuses to Be Gagged By a Committee With Whitewash Report (Br ABHuc!at4 reaa Washington, Nov. 4. Investigation i special Senate Cimmittee of t charges of Senator Watson, of argil, that American soldiers in nice were fcaiged without (trial id shot by officers' orders, was assur-, I today when the Senate, after three ten discussion itfRnimously reor- trrfthe inqury ;'''- lie !Mcifl committee, headed by i Met next Monday to determine M procedure, but it is expected it several days will then elapse be ic the hearings are begun while auto Watson is gathering bis iiience. Another speech by ' the Georgia Mtor in support of his charges, Tangling between senators over the oding of the inquiry resolutions, id parliamentary mix-ups preceded final order for the investigation proceed. The senate finally and pnimously adopted a new and a- pfed resolution directing the in pirj and another empowering the pial committee to subpoena per ils and papers. Not to Probe Watson. The program announced yesterday ft a motion to discharge the com- ; did not materialize. Instead wator Simmons, of North Carolina, pposed the new resolution which s adopted with an amendment de- F"ig that tlie inquiry should be in- oenator Watson's charges and not investigation t the Senator him-N- From the resolution gving the imittee power to act in the case. piker amendment struck out a state- :t relative to inviting . Senator tson to appear before the commit- The committee's course in this 5Pttt, members said, would be de tained later. Knator Simmons, at the conclu- of the debate, said Senator Wat- as satisfied with the amended ltion and would no doubt sub ,Jt kis evidence to the special com ". Earlier Mr. Watson had chal- ;!) republicans to exDel him. do- for debate in the open senate H" why an effort should be He 'P "entrap" and "silence' him P8 committee. He denounced P'tewashing committee reports" said they were not read. War Department to Help e war department is preparing its fullest Rlinnnrf in flip Ee investigation taking the posi j at the accusations of the Geor- nator constitutes a blot on the H ame of the orrnv imlasa a full rogation is held. SecretArv Wfeks id that he hopes the inquiry is Mrs. Southard Is Guilty of Murder of Fourth Husband (By Aaaoclntcd Prraa.) Twins Fall, Idaho, Nov. 4. Mrs. Lyda Meyer Southard was declared guilty of second degree murder of Edward F. Myer, her fourth husband, by a jury in district court here this afternoon. The verdict was returned after twenty-three hours delibera tion. The defendant showed no sign of feeling and did not raise her eyes from the floor when the verdict was announced. The verdict carries penalty of not less than ten years imprison ment. Sentence will be passed November 7th. PUTNAM II AT DELANO DESTROYED BY FLAMES: GUESTS MAKE ESCAPE Bed Ridden Guest Among Those Carried to Safety; (Br Aaaoclatrd Prraa) DeLand, Nov. 4 Several guests were rescued with difficulty and oth ers lost all their personal effects when the Putnam Inn was destroyed by fire here today, with a loss of $65,- All.. guestiscaped without injury. The flames originated shortly be fore 9 a. m. in the furnace room in the basement and leaping upward through an elevator shaft the three story frame structure was ablaze on all floors when fire apparatus reached the scene. One motor truck of the Daytona fire department made the twenty-two miles run to DeLand but arrived too late to be of any assistance. V. H. Reed, of Chicago, an aged guest, who was on the second floor, was bedridden, but firemen man aged to rescue him. His nurse, Miss Eva Huff, t Danville, Ind., was rescued a few moments pre viously. The Putnam Inn was erected in 1885 and was one of the landmarks of this section of the state. The management said $40,000 insurance was carried. COURT SUSP E INJUNCTION FOR irCJCK-OFF" Mine Operators Can Con tinue to Hold Out For Unions WILL PREVENT A STRIKE Union Officials 1 Claim Ruling Was Victory For Miners (Br Aaaoclatrd PreM.) Chicago, Nov. 4. Action of the United States court of appeals here today in suspending that part of the injunction issued by Federal District Judge Anderson at Indianapolis, ap plying to the "check-off" system un til further order of the court, was ac claimed tonight by officials of the United Mine Workers of Ameria as a decided victory. The court action allows the holding out of union dues and assessments from the coal miners pay to be con tinued by the operators temporarily. An appeal hearing was granted the union for Wednesday, November .16.. ore (Br Aaaoclated Preaa) ittsburgh, Nov. 4. Phillip Murray international vice-president of the United Mine Workers of America, said tonight that providing that the operators of the Pittsburgh district agree to continue the "check off" system of collecting union dues pending developments of the hear ing granted the union by the fed eral court of appeals at Chicago, un doubtedly the miners of district No. 5, ordered to strike at midnight, No vember 7, would continue at work. Aged Clearwater Man Wanders Off Wife Seeking Him BETTER BUSINESS CONDITIONS WERE SHOWN BONDS BURCH DENIES Victory Notes Make New High Records For the Year STOCKS ARE SLUGGISH Industrial Bonds Also Show New Response 'to Conditions (Br Aaaoetatr Prraa.) New York, Nov. 4. Trading in bonds of all descriptions in the open market and in private negotiations today was the largest in scope and volume of almost any session this year, in marked contrast to stock dealings which were moderate and irregular, ' , 1 On thet'stock exchange the turn over in bsnds .approximated slightly more than -' $22,000,000 and ' of this total alrrfastAS1 per eetit-represehteA purchases vt l-jberty. bonds and; Vic torynotc ffosti, o$ the,, JUEerty is-j irt the flrst or second degree, 'sssai awiifciNlliff'V'Ptet 10 -commit-manslaughi the peaf and the Victory g and 3-4 also scored a maximum quotation for the year at 99.98. Buying of bonds was not confined to domestic issues, however, a num ber of the foreign group making sub stantial gains. Although th edemand for railroad stocks was desultory at best, many railroad bonds rose to higest prices of the current movement and in some instances to their best of the year. Even industrial bonds threw off the apathy or heaviness shown by stock of that character, equipment, rubber, copper, oil, tobacco and utilities bonds making noteworthy advances. Youthful Robbers Placed in Prison (Br Aaaoclntc.l Vm.i Clearwater, Nov. 4. James Van landingham, 23, who escaped when he and James Caldwell, 17, were first arrested Monday night at Tarpon Springs, charged with robbing the T. B. Wood jewelry store here Mon day, was placed in the Pinellas jail today, having been captured yester lav at Orlando. While Caldwell en- j gaged a clerk in conversation in the store Vanlandimjham was said ,Dy officers to have slipped a case of six diamonds under his arm, and arrest ing officers asserted they found four of the diamonds sewed under his i : ...., tn I SleeVeS. VaniHUUIIlKnam na he from Jacksonville. lit? A9IMM'llltl'lJ PrfMHI Clearwater, Nov. 4. Search was being made today for W. I. Griffin, who had charge of the Gray Moss Inn here, who was reported by Mrs. Griffin to have disappeared last night. The couple were crossing the street, she said, when he without saying anything turned toward the court house, supposedly to attend to an errand. Howard Moore reported seeing a man walking along the road toward St. Petersburg a few hours later, nad Mrs. Griffin has gone to hunt her husband. Griffin is 65 years old and about 5 feet 5 inches tall, has gray hair and mustache and wore glasses ; . and a black suit and black shoes. No cause is known here for the reported disappearance. 'illW ' "I il Four Indictments UNSEED OIL COIII IS GIVEN GLEAN BILL OF HEALTH BY COURTS Judge Carpenter Dismis ses Action Against Trust b pied out until all the facts have estaWished and is understood to r offerpH n t u- j: i r'Wcimimrtto. u t J arriving at the truth. "H , over ine senator s opened today when the sen- r et at 10 oclock, an hour early, r'we nn tl, o j f-tew Jo-.... t ., t I oegan we aeDate wun rwism of Senator Watson, for rWine nW, v. j. (Continued on Page 6) j Travelling Under An Alias BF AmtuclliteiJ Pre. Orlando, Nov. 4. James Vanland ingham's identity was established in the opinion of Orange county officers tonight as Clyde W. Sparkman, of Jacksonville, when a telegram was received here addressed to him jjpr porting to be from his mother in Jacksonville. on Murder Charge Brought in Duval Itr ANmtclnttil lrr:l. I Chicago, Nov. 4. The government suit for dissolution of a trade asso ciation involving thirteen manufac turers of linseed oil was dismissed by Judge George A. Carpenter in fed- ! eral district court for" want of equity in his decision filed today. The suit by the government was to decide .the question of whether trade associations may be formed for the purpose of txchangitig price lists and otner iraue (lata was re graded as a precedent tlse ruling of which would aqect the standing of 1 :),000 other such associations through i out the country. Suit was brought j as a part of the government's anti trust prosecutions. cause there is an opportunity to fix prices, theretore prices are nxed, is SHE EIRED SHOT AI FIRE CHIEFS WIFE Testifies She Cannot Use a Pistol of Any Description IS Mrs. Harris Says She Recognized Woman Dressed as Boy (By Asaaclated Preul Bradentown, Nov. 4. After five hours deliberation the jury in the case of the State va Mrs. Flora Burch was locked up for the night late to night and court adjourned until Sat urday morning. The case against Mrs. Burch charg ed with shooting and wounding Mrs. A. H. Harris, wife of the fire chief, went to the jury at 5:50 this evening. The jury was instructed to bring in on "of, our . verdicts, guilty of as- Hungarians Launch Bill to Dispose of Hapsburg Dynasty (Br Aanoolated Preaa.) Budapest, Nov. 4. The Hunga rian national assembly today passed two readings of the bill calling for the dethroning of former " Emporer C.arlw. It then adjourned until Sun day when th emeasure will come up for the third reading and final pas sage. Count Stefan Bethlen, the premier, who introduced the bill Thursday, is expected to formally resign imme diately the bill becomes law and af terwards reconstitute the cabinet. HA STABBED sault with intent to commit murder !UH laughter or acquittal. According to testimony given by Mrs. Harris, Mrs. Burch, dressed in boy's clothes, came to her home on the evening of last July 16 and ask ed for Mr. Harris. She was told he was absent. After some further con versation Mrs. Harris turned to re enter the house when she testified Mrs. Burch shot her in the back with a revolver. Mrs. Burch denied all knowledge of the shooting when she took the stand and said she did not know how to testified that her daughter had placed fire a pistol. Her mother, however, a pair of trousers and a pistol in her suit case previous to the date of the shooting. In closing counsel for the defense claimed that Mrs. Burch had proven an alibi both by her own statements and the testimony of Frank Foy, who testified that Mrs. Burch was in his company on the night of the shooting with the exception of about half an hour, but that they were not in the city. (Br AN.olaed Preaa) Jacksonville, Nov. 4. Four indict ments charging murder in th efirst degree were reiurneu ... -'(ontrary to the Kenius and iogic of late louay. jonn aim m General Reduction in Rediscount Rate Ordered By Board (By AttH'M'iiite' lmui) Washington, Nov. 4. Completion of the general reduction of rediscount rates in all twelve federal reserve districts was announced today by the Federal Reserve Board with the ap proval of reductions in the Cleveland rate from five and one half to six per cent", and in the Minneapolis rate from six to five and one-half per cent. The rates in these districts are ef fective on Monday while reductions in the other districts already are in effect. The new schedule of rediscount ! rates which covers paper of all I classes and materials is a follows: Four and one half per cent, Bos- e wYork, Philadelphia. Five SALES TAX FEATURES OE REVENUE BILL IS DECISIVELYJLUATED Smoots Half of One Per Cent Provision Is Snowed Under (Br Aaaoclatea Prraa) Washington, Nov. 4. The sales tax as a source of federal revenue at this time was definitely rejected today by the senate, but there was further evidence that it is the pur pose of . Republican congressional leaders to bring it forth, later, at a .'means ot raising funds 'to finance the proposed "five way" planj for ad justed compensation for former ser vice men. The majority today against the Smoot amendment to the tax revision bill proposing a business sales tax of one half of one per cent, was even larger than that last night againts the Smoot one per cent, manufac turer's sale tax. The vote today was 48 to 25. Without discussion the senate to day rejected the amendment of Sena tor Harris, of Georgia, proposing to tax political campaign contributions of more than $100. It also rejected an amendment by Senator Trammel, of Florida, which would have provided that individuals borrowing money to purchase Liberty bonds could deduct the interest on such loans from their net incomes only in case they bought the bonds at par. Just before midnight the senate re jected, 30 to 50, an amendment of fered by Senator Trammel!, propos ing to increase the normal exemp tions of both single men and heads of families of small incomes when 55 per cent, of such incomes result ed from their personal effort. Rotarians Enjoy Big Day Guests of Orlando Rotes aiiv law ' cuwJ f Vio rtiiinSftri ff .Tinlrro 1 hntham were charged with the mur-i. . . ion, i ! r i nrr fPUt I Invofnnrf f h ri rrr Cr Gotham Pouring Milk in Gutters But Not "Hootch" (By AaaocJatrd Prraa) New York, Nov. 4. More violence marked the fourth day of New York's milk strike .in which the dead-lock showed no signs of weakening. From various parts of the city came po lice reports of attacks on wagons by strike sympathizers and the spilling der of Joseph L. and Ida B. Long, negroes, who were shot to death last August; F. Conner, alias Ed Tay lor, was charged with the murder of his father, Andred Conner, who was stabbed October 18, nad Tom Heys ler, Jr., was named as the slayer of James Alvin Harvey, last Sunday. Arraignments in all the cases were set for tomorrow morning when pleas will be heard. of milk in the gutters. The sharpest of these disorders occurred in Brook lyn where more than a score of shots were fired, two policemen were in jured and nearly a score of men rounded up. nocent until he is provedguilty .If the Armstrong bureau is to be dis solved merely because it afforded Louis, Kansas City and San Fran cisco. Five and a half per cent., At- i lnata, Richmond, Dallas and Minne j apolis. the members an opportunity to fix prices, then this court, with equal SUMMERLIN BEATS PLANT propriety, could be asked to dissolve I CITY IN FAST GAME any lunch club where business men . i (Br Aaoclae4 Prraa.) meet. This theory hardly warrants! Plant City, Nov. 4. In one of the discussion.' ' j fastest eames of football nlaved here GREB BEATS WE1NERT (Br Aaaovlatr Prraa) New York, Nov. 4. Harry Greb, Pittsburgh heavy, eonight defeated Charles Weinert, Newark, receiving the judges decisions after a fifteen round bout. j Summerlin Institute, of Bartow, de feated the Planters 14 to 7 this after noon. The game was a tie until the last few minutes of play when Hughes recovered a fumble of Howell, of Plant City and went across for Sum merlin's second touchdown. (By Aaaoclatrd Prera.) Orlando, Nov. 4. The Orlando Rotary Club and in fact the entire city, was the host for the Rotary clubs of Florida today in a day of work and play that left the 300 dele gates from all sections of the state tired but happy tonight as they de parted for their homse. The festivities began with regis tration of delegates at the country club at 9 a. m., and thereafter golf tournaments, a tug of war, bridge, business sessions, a banquet and a dance followed in swift order. The golfing honors of the day went to Sanford, whil eJacksonville made short work of Tampa in the tug of war between the two clubs. Each of the sixteen Rotary organ izations of the state were represented. TO DEATH AT Mill DEPOT BY A YOUTH Orient's Strongest Man Dies a Few Hours Later Lena Clarke Case to Be Probed By Jury on Tuesday !ly Aaaoclated Prraa) Orlando, Nov. 4. Summons have been issued for witnesses to appear before the Orange country prand jury Tuesday in an investigation of the case of Miss Lena M. T. Clarke, former postmistress at West Palm IS SHOCK TOTHEWORLD Coming on Eve of Con ference Causes Great Regret (By Aaaorlatrii rn,, Tokio, Nov. 4. Takashi Hara, premier of Japan, who was stab bed in the breast today at the railroad station in Tokio, died a hour later. The assassin, who is 19 year ; old and demented, was arrested. . (By Aaaoclatrd Preaa. i London, Nov. 5. A Tokio dis patch to the London Times says that the post of Premier of Ja pan, made vacant by the assas sination of Takashi Hara, will be assumed by the finance min ister, Koretyo Takahashi. Washington Is Shocked (Br Aaaoclatrd Prraa.) Washington, Nov. 4. The Japa nese delegation to the armament conference was thrown into sorrow and confusion and official Washing ton, including the delegates from other lands to the conference, were profoundly shocked today by the an nouncement from Tokio that Takashi Hara, the Japanese premier, had been assassinated. Admiral Baron Kato, the ranking member of the Japanese delegation, and Mr. Hara's most intimate friend, was so affected by the announce ment that he burst into tears something most unusual for a Jap anese who is trained from childhood to conceal his emotions. President Harding' expressed his horror at the outrage. It was an un happy discordant note, he said in a formal statement, at the time when all were seeking to come together around the Conference table, and ad to the good understanding and good will throughout the world. Sec retary Hughes went immediately to the Japanese embassy and expressed his condolence to Baron Shihara. the Japanese ambassador. Later he cab led to Ambassador Warren at Tokio to express to Count Uchida. the for eign minister, his profound distress and to say how much the news had caused a feeling of deep sorrow throughout the United States. The death o"f Premier Hara, who had obtained a dominating political influence in the Japanese empire, and who was expected personally to shape from Tokio the Japanese poli cy at the forthcoming conference, is a very serious loss to Japan at a time when that country is passing through a period of intense transi- tition. The Emporor Yoshihito is in curably ill, mentally and physically, and is no longer able to carry on his duties. Before the Japanese delegation left Japan threatening letters were received by its members, allcc-ed tn have been signed by Koreans, and this is said to have caused the Am erican authorities to adopt unusual precautions during the journev of the delegates from Seattle to Wash-nigton. Beach. For the last three months the woman has been held in the Dr. ange county jail awaiting grand jury inquiry into the killing of f" A. Mil. timore, restaurant proprietor of this city on the night of August 1, last. if. y.y. . .'.I . ' 1 -M t 1 1 ? -I t 1 r. 1? r - i . i i if t ' ' ! ' ' 1 i 4 1 1 V