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h, ... n Kr ' n n fr 1 5R ti .-nirisM On earth. Pci ' 1 . . " , ,8td meP--Holy WJ p Jilt Weatlier Forecast Colder In northern section, with r falling temperature in south. V.' V I 07 VW., fSi ; . ' ' P r '1 .AT V ;v-. r ' lab 1 . w : 1 ; i ..Aiir nlTlU - - - - - mi m i 1 1 i i bi i i n i h x i T TUBERCULOSIS fl i .- i .nniirn iMiiiw p NIP. M nibntls. ouun IIU viiwii . 1 . of Health ,' H,N. 69. j Conference Naval Com mittee Discuss 'Other Projects Harding Sends Greeting to Oldest Employee of Star (By Aaaoclatr Pr . Marion, Ohio, Dec 29. President Hardine in a holiday greeting to Martin L. Miller, 77, oldest employee of the Marion Star, the presidents newspaper, said that experience has taught him that there is "even more haDDiness in some of our humbler pursuits than there is in assuming responsibility in high places. The greeting, ' received by Mr. Siller yesterday, was in response to one he had sent the president a few days ago. . ' . Miller a compositor, was one of the emnlovees of The Star when Mr. Harding first became connected with it in 1884.' so:;e L10REPR0P0SALS Sharp Exchange Between France and Great Britain (Br IukUM Fra. - Washington, Dec. 29. The major plan to limit the tonnage of the five powers in submarines' and auxiliary warships having Ibeen definitely abandoned, th'e naval committee of the arms, conference was prepared to resume today its discussion of col . , i . t A ... ' ' ...L :L jlsi were ed yesterday by the Fnerican delegates. First to be con- lered today, -it was. understood 'ere the . proposal placing' a- limit f 10,000 tons on any auxiliary ves ,fl to be Considered bvhev powers and a limit of 2 : on air v ,.. v vs?- Great Britain alone agreed to the - , i .... nMABAfai yesterday after the effort to limit naval strength in subnv-'s and auxiliary' ships had been ' abandoned in the face of the French announce- ifr flxiHg a, limit' of 90,000 tonsjn imersiMcs and'830,000 in auxll r enfy for that country. The nch, Italians and Japanese all ounced that they would have to it instructions before deeding proposed 10,000-ton limit for ift below the capital ship class 'rench hoped to, be in a posi- n innminiA t.hair decision to the American proposal regard- tolane carries also provided I limitation for the several ! Vi that type of ship. It was ed only briefly yesterday i ' commitment by any of the ' - V " ' 1 ' ideve!oprent of yester entous committee session eh proposal that their ' 'permitted to begin re- capital ship tqnnaga in . Wrs before the termina kposed ten-year holiday ddered today by naval other powers. In most 6posal, which was of Tvation to France's ice of the 175,000 ratio, was not re w, endanger in any up agreement, but 1. 1 by Mr. Balfour , itsion as a with the holiday 1 pYrhanire be r and M. Sar- ch delegation, future war l1 British em :, tion of the . Marines adn ' , ..day, was the ed discussion ev ence circles today. the British delega woftld reserve full submarine issue ip before a public .3t appear certain le heard of it be tlf the conference. Isses to r of Wife -Flitcraft, 40 police said late killed his wife, buried the lome. Flitcraft for" question' lappearance of o hours' grilling the slaying, . r fa' - ii eompclflLxi e 64 4 A 11 lH,...J M It F-mtobal-gi.- . M pewan lk, M F I 14 1 1 1 r I I '' " v admitted SLAND WHERE WESTSTANDSONG SOLD FOR $2,000 Was Sold by Juan Pablo Sales Just 100 Years Ago Annual Report Shows Increase Drunks in Chicago Board SI Have Clinic, in iome Counties' DUE PRINCE FINDS 1 OE MILK AND HONEY New York. Dec. 29. America, in stead of a land of promise and pros perity, has proved to be the province of disappointment and pain to Prince Louis de Bourbon, who today is lying in a Bellevue hospital cot, badly in jured. He came to the United States last spring as representative of a syndicate seeking to stimulate trade between this country and the Balkan states, assertnig he was a half; brother of King Alfonso ot Spain. - Shortly after' his arrival announce ment was made he was to marry Mrs. Bertha K. Archibald, widow of a wealthy Englishman and a resi dent of this city, but in August there was a statement from Mrs. Archibald that the engagement had been broken. . .. . Last nieht Deputy Fire Chief "Smoky Joe", Martin was speeding to a fire on upper Broadway when. near Forty-fifth streeW ..man Jiujr- ried pu(T from the curb, disregarding the warning clang of the bell on the veteran fire fighter's motor. He seemed not to realize his danger un til the machine was almost upon him, and then he stopped. He was hurled forty feet by the impact, his left shoulder being brokenand he Mobile, Ala., Man Pur chased, and Growth Started Then E EXAMINATION Chicago, Dec. . of CW- art of th emumcipai - CVerk ubmitted , ,,nven. I - ahrvweu James A. '- . nast year, s a-wcl nere , . I tlDM llltV"" ,inpa xw Tr:ase of Seventy-Five Pe:- a8 8gainst ;ents on Business Phones 306 in 1920. The rep"" ; the city council demanding rcou. . Nul mi 'Call 'fen as 1 as Possible for 3 . Ithe city I52 to 6, FlUfflSl " ' : Tv HpaVV and 1,g "Bath House Jonn t rce Is Quite Heavy 1 Aldetman Batn had Iltease l vt . dean of e,B- onT0Ve Mm B n . 1 - yilllliiBviV- j C, I "l . r. r n N 1 . solution 7 . - (52 to b, ir Btate legisia- - XTr-' Lw. congress and the . tQ eaT- I S author the -,eetB MOD "J. or nd distriDUHO" I 1 (camination q Mountain ana Brings Uiooa in Many Cases as Shown suffered internal injuries. It ' was Prince Louis. He based his claim to his relation ship with the Spanish sovereign on romance between King Alfonso XII. of Spain and a" beautiful Ru manian girl whose son was born in 1884. This was two years before a male heir to the throne was welcom ed by the royal household of Spain. Spanish authorities here .jnave not taken seriously the man's claims to direct kinship to Alfonso, but have admitted the prince might be a scion of another branch of the Bourbon family. Delegation From Siberia Arrives In "Washington Washington, Dec. 29. Expressing a desire to assist the Washington conference in arriving at a just and proper solution of problems involved in Siberia, the special delegation from the chambers of commerce and industries of the martime province of Siberia, now in Washington, has ad dressed a latter to Secretary Hughes as chairman of the confer ence recommending, among other thines. that steps be taken to facili tate wide use of foreign capital in development of the resources ofthe region. - The report recommends regulation by international agreement of the salmon fishing industry, in Siberian waters, urges friendly co-operation of foreign capital in the fishery en terprises, and declares that to es tablish' the fisheries the Japanese troops should be evacuated from Saghalien province and the lower part of the Amur river. beneath the house, found the body. The woman's hands had been tied behind her back and her skull had been crushde. The only motive for the alleged crime given by Flitcraft in his statement, according to the officials, was that he becamay anger ed when his wife did not reti home Saturday nieht. It was latr ascer tained that Mrs. KCVraft had been employ-1 as n and had been iabV 4a leave 1atient that (Br Associated Preaa) Key West, Dec. 29 The island up on which the city of Key We3t now stands was regarded as of so little value at one time that it was sold for $2,000 for just 100 years ago Juanl Pablo Sales, who owned it, negotiated with John W. Simonton of Mobile, Ala., for its sale at that price and the deal was consummated January 19, 1822, transfer of the property having been recorded on that date. About the only reminder of the sale now re maining is a street here named for .the purchaser. Jefferson B. Browne, member of the Florida Supreme Court, in his book "Key West, the Old and New," tells the story. "The earliest recorded data about Key West is to be found in a grant of the island of Cayo Hueso on Au gust 26, 1815, by Don Juan de Estra da, the then Spanish governor of Florida, to Juan Pablo Salas." Mr. Browne savs: "Tha erant recited that it wan in consideration of the several services rendered by him at different times, much m the Royal Artillery Corns stationed at: this iort, as well fas the services "rendered voluntarily and without pay at the office of tne secretary under your administration. . "Nothing was done by Salas in the I way of settling or improvements and 'the island wore the same wild aspect that it had worn for ages, when on the twenty-first day of December, 1821, Salas offered to sell his right, title and interest to John W. Simon ton of Mobile, who had met Salas in Havana. Havine heard of the ad vantageous situation and capacity of the harbor. Mr. Simonton was in duced from the certain prospect of improvement throughout the country, hv the cession of Florida to the Unit- led States, which hia mercantile ex perience led him to foresee must ad vance the interests of a settlement at this point, to purchase he island for he sum of $r00 on the nineteenth day of January, A. D. 1822. "Rnon after makine the purchase he sold one undivided quarter of his interest to John Warner and Jonn Mountain, respectively United States consul and commercial agent for the United States at Havana, and two other quarters to John Whitehead and John W. C. Fleming. The interests of Messrs. Warner , and Mountain were soon after transferred to Par Ann ("!. Hreene. who became a perma nent resident of the island at that time. "Qolna however, had made a con Iditional safe to John B. Strong, who: subsequently transferred his claim, such as it was, to John Geddes, whb having the countenance of Captain Hammersley of the U. b. naval scnoo- ner 'Revenge, then in me narour, effected a landing and took possess ion of the island in April, 1822. "A Dr. Montgomery and Ueorge M Heddea were in charge of the par ity sent by Geddes to take possession in his name. It consisted 01 two white carpenter and three negroes, with provisions and lumber to duhq a shed. How long they remained on the island is not known but as they were supported by Captain Hammers ley of the United States navy, the other claimants were helpless to ao anything more than protest. A law suit resulted, which was finally ter minated by compromise. One of the legal documents connected with this claim states that the considera tion given for the island, by Strong was a small sloop of about 31 tons burden called The Leopard of Ulas- Ltonbury,' for which he paid 575. Strong's title proved imperfect, and Salas, in order to obtain the restora f thm island to the Simonton I claimants conveyed to him five hun- rired acres of a tract at "Big hpnng, LV.- FlnnMa r (hange In acLce wjth promises made to the 1 0f Florida during re cent mol'VhA Florida Public Health al tion is rapidly matur ing plans! its itinerant -tubercu losis clinicl fount one clinic was promised cn county selling as many as vorth of Christmas seals and aVnnl clinics In coun ties selling 1" than this amount. The clinic col. : a vjgil 0f sev eral days pril tj,e actual day of examination nurse who calls on as many aA-ible of the homes where there hLen' consumption in recent yearconsuit With the family regarding advisability on having each meil examined by a specialist. On thy'0f the clinic as many as possV those who apply are examined, fai.em in .... .. the order of their application? -v. 1 - cording to R. H. Hixson, secretary, there have always" been many more who applied thai could be examined. By having a fall-time clinician the clinic can remain more than one day or . can Ttvxfl for. a later visit. The nurse .then on later visits co-operates with the family physicia nin advising the family of positive cases concerning care and treatment. Dr. Israel L. Kaplan, president of the association, announces the en gagement of Dr. L. C Brewer, of Atlanta, Ga., as full-time clinician, who, until recently, was connected wit hthe Metropolitan Life Insurance company s sanatorium at Mt- Mc Gregor, New York, and who has for several months past been taking speciaj post-graduate work in dis eases of the chest at the University of Southern California.. Dr. Kaplan states that Dr. Brewer's services as a consultant will be. free to the doc tors of the state who wish expert consultation in regard to question able cases. Miss Ada M. Whyte, who has been connected with the Florida Public Health association for the past eighteen months as director of the department of publis health nursinsr. will continue to have charge of the nursing service connected with the clincis as heretofore. Miss M. Mulholland was chairman of the seal sale this year in Putnam county. ".-.-.a Pre . 1 WiuS . . ft .anrin.' - - . t i .rhlin. dean v. , onT0ve the resolution derived from Uvo use of the revenu -oidiers' wines and beer to Pay - If ullahassee, Dec. ,9.-mie receM . ' railroad , ftann PftftADMUN dasionby the - " rf ,u emission upon the aw 1 1 U J I " ... nnf IT .1 rr.ni an no lie tW Southern Ben " Tlegraph company to mC.c ! H KLUUU. iofurnished oy - . 8everaMlUmUU .v' ft mow w k inn u tin Must 101U uw . atPW Remarry or Be Penalty y o:-Florida, was . advance confidence in 1 Birmingham, Ala., Dec. ad county authorities madejut tle headway, they - their efforts to-i-v -0 as rh7state. t r tesponsibUies . be!" "Tances in many." the city w,U x mountein ikot 1. lit? mi rvi-iT. I . . t hv lii 1 tnrnpv vw - diys i tne . n to her 1 their etww , in rates at son, e P al,ow- measuring P to that moD who lured The complete and it is sufficient reasno to ol a ma , l.. heen maw r . ed n" . j sked w " , f afficieni. J .. , Birmingn"' " dtv wiU meet the erne, - Tumlin weU-Kn - y Seen tha, w-j - being br0ught about ny - " " beat Mm until the skances are far i considered acCording to W. r. iight and beat , weratior is they mil - wno tour1"- ' . streamed from a . , t Lit eheavy u, nan.. chamDer o, body. mt Wm Pa? tnem- . railroad commis- The pres.-- fte many r"Tamlin said when tne ; The order ox - imum ex- Commerce has w nstcards, and . m waa told he - divorced. .tea and charges for w- replies to 0f sncn Ue to be inflicted h rates anu . by the lith regard for . . oil'.-; - rteath would DO . . luruio" - . i. - , ;oat or xcdiv" . ut " .-i to mB"" : . , . 1 o nrl .. Jl, WOUiU w . .v furmsneu - - . iniv.- . . resiuv lL ' i wiil ui . j made - Unne service TeAeerapni ....mber to inv .. Qf ' ..,., He reiuseu - , a"' i t.rte aou - i . . ihtio. r iiit. n imeattK'j'. .iu wniuv"' Southern u8 exchanges, do both, aft. ftnd wa8 . - te t mPany ,a: "the state of Florida. the board f1'' staWishment of " Th. court records '-" respective , commission P- ern0on to - Mgociation for i ag anted a aec" - ago .Afl i"" " . a- nrosent i ie vorctro"1 . " v!. ,;. two m"" . vorcfrom his wife vol. ' . ner mon' i raiai. . r.mmeice tte groum- mim? r.KllV9 f V I nl. .Kat . 1)1 x v I vita . T U'i u,' charge 'o iment at ea. Tne ' in9titution Mre Untai? abandon--- , , desk -telephoL ol the telephone Ldvocated such an . ; YSUm'&tZSV' ana every uuwumot r Jorfcrc. i inir , 'VMns of Eurnn- A In e month orpalatka. that the pres , -X 1 phnVeo" the telephone! advocated a i .vMinrTifeS. :t VUrida DB several iuui'"--',. f I ; III n, company in the toto-Wyflfir?iflW. fP Hllr .: fif Am.an Prntl! w r- Tho u.-hmiMn. nf ram in .....I-t-...e, and i8 hereby continued. r It is ordered that the application of the telephone company to classify its toll telephone service according to its proposed classification, and to increase its toll rates and charges within the state of Florida, be and is hereby denied, and the schedules of toll rates and charges now in effect and on file with this commission shall continue as its maximum rates and charges. It is ordered that the application of the telephone company to increase its mileage charges applying in con nection with main stations or pri vate branch exchange system which are located outside the base rate area, but within the exchange area, be and is hereby denied, and the mileatre charges and method of com- putingsame now in effect and on file with this commission shall continue. DEBSilS GIVEN BIG RECEPTION; HEi ill ! GOI ILJP Terre Haute. Ind., Dec. 29. Eu gene V. Debs, socialist leader, pa roled several days ago from Federal prison, was resting at his home here today following a rousing home coming celebration tendered him last night by thousands of his followers an dfellow townspeople. Relatives announced that for the next 'few days Mr. Debs would probably re main in the seclusion of his home. Persons in the big crowd which formed about the Debs home were bedecked with red hats,; carrying brands of red fire and large placards in flaming red colors. J Palatka will pay an increase of 75 cents per month on business phones and 60 cents per month on residence phones. The present rate for a business phone is $3.75 and the new rate $4.50 per month; and the present rate for a residence phone is $2, while the new rate is $2.50. TO TRY MARINERS. By AhkUM rra. Managua, Nic, Dec. 29.Fifteen officers from the United States cruiser Galveston have arrived here to form a military tribunal to- hear the cases against the American ma rines alleged to have been implicated in the IfiTmg of three Nicaraguan policemen and for committing ex cafses against Nicaraguana. The proceedings will be held in public at th American legation- j Fire Breaks Out. in Schoonre at Jax Eariy Today Jacksonville, Dec. 29. Fire broke out in the hold of the auxiliary schooner Percy R. Pyne II., at 2 o'clock this morning and seven hours later the schooner was still burning. The vessel, of 1,300 tons, had a cargo of creosoted crossties aboard. To prevent a possible spread of the flames to thf wharf the schooner was towed to midstream and an chored. At 11:30 the flame3 were still rag ing and the fire department decided to attempt to sink he four-master in an effort to extinguish the flames. The department then began pumping enormous Quantities ot water into rt The schooner was sunk in seventeen feet of water and the flames were ex tinguished. A rough estimate places the damage at approximately $35,000. By Aaortate Pr Seville, Fla., Dec. 29 Arthur Pre- vatt, merchant of Seville, will be given a preliminary hearing here to day a8 a result of shooting to death of Maxie Clifton here yesterday. Authorities said shooting was the outgrowth of enmity of several years (standing. no opposition of consequence. The support essential to a building and loan association, however, has riot been forthcoming, as Mr. Merriam says, because those who could make it Dossible are not a unit, due to their desire to be right before pro ceeding. Mr. Merriam is confident, however, that there is more than reasonable assurance, in the post card replies, of the need of an insti tution to further building projects, and further convinced, he says, that a greater advertising of Palatka's advantages will attract many more desirble investors, home seekers and industries to the city. The local civic organization has put forth particular effort to in crease confidence in Palatka's ppten tialities, and the positive superla tiveness of the city's future. A cam paign.' although not put forth as such, has been waged to encourage everyone to look forward to Palatka as a city several times its present size. The probabilities of such growth are not remote, and the pos sibilities are equal to Palatka's ef forts. The growth of Jacksonville, the magnitude of Miami, the majesty of Atlanta, all reflect the confi dence of the citizens of. those com munities, according to Mr. Merriam. The Chamber of Commerce board of governors will discuss the results of the postcard campaign this after noon, and consider the immediate and consequent requirements. It is thought something progressive and characteristic of a growing commu nity will be the result. vk-r. na' cre ated considerable excitement but the officers said that not as yet the slightest clue identity of any members If Mr. Tumlin knows any of the members he has thus far refused to admit their identity un nan ere- ; ment here, it they had j j He ni in th- I of the 'mdpi v, ny of the i ; Educators Meet j If ilia a ui uo iuj ( Talk of Veterans L (By AMoclated PhmO Washington, Dec. .29. A group of educators and scientists met here . today a tthe invitation of Colonel Forbes, of the veterans' bureau, to , discuss ways and means of "finding the best method of returning to so ciety more than a hundred thousand men disabled in mind and body by; the scourge of war." The confer ence, which met mnder the directi' of Dr. John H. Fiey, of N will continue three thsj'a . , erans' bureau announced tV. ine as the most important i to be considered and acted up '' the meetings: "What shall b sidered a vocational handicap rate of maintenance pay a ward rehabilitation; shoulc tional training be emphasi than placement training; v. a tarinee be considered rer -and what efforts should b obtain co-operation of enr absorbing trainees int ment!" Thousands Pay Last Respect to Ex Gov. Bickett (By AftMorlatrd Preawl Raligh, N. C, Dec. 29. Thou sands of his fellow citizens, irrespec tive of race or political affiliation, padi silent respect to the memory of Thomas Walter Bickett, fomerr gov ernor of North Carolina, who died at his home here yesterday follow ing a brief illness, as they viewed his body which lay in state in the rotunda of the capital here for two hours this morning. The flower-laden casket bearine the body of the former srovernor was removed from his home to the cap- itol early today and at 9 o clock the four entrances to the buildinir were thrown own and the crowds filed' by the bier to get a last glimpse of the state a former chief executive. Tears wre observed in teh eyes of many 1; Robberies am . Murder Put i PoIice 1' V . fBy Aaoclt New York. .Dec. ! and four seridjlyg result of the last fi in New York city,. the police and distric fice at work to pro peated assertion that no crime wave this Of the dead two Of the badly injurec men and one robbr a murdered jewele ( perions as the," '. building. The casket restt. ly beneath the doi. and was draped 'in state' flags.. Flowct side of the coffin, x signs rested upon, it 1 ' "J ) ''r