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"ITU Mil-, )A, u Good Ex Weather Forecast Fair nni warmer in peninsula. PrebaSsly rain Monday. . Age and of reading the pirst. Farrar PALATKA, FLORIDA, SATORPfrY, DECEMBER SI; 1921. ARID WASTES; 5k .7 PRICE FIVE II i II Wr i MOmRN'BABYLONSmBE I ' io ft OF PLENTY W .Hi V 0 1 , f mmmi forces i AR&E CITIES INSTRUCT TO ENFI WORKERS 1RCELHW ARRIVES CLEAN-UP WAYOR HOME TO TAKE UP JOB OF MAKING HIS TOWN CLEAN ELEVEN WERE INJURED IN FIGTING in hex chamber OR DEPUTIES ON FRIDAY housands,of Men Will t Endeavor to Prohibit -Usual Carousals " :0 ARREST Alii All Chicago and New York May Be Dry, But Some w" Doubt It . Nearly a Hundred Cases of Leprosy Found in New York New York, Dec. 31 New. York city's prohibition enforcement battal- inn IKfi ft franc, reinforced by several of E. C. Yeirowley's special liquor .i.tw nwAived today from Ralph a . n ctuto director, final instruc- .xi." r - , tions for carrying out the most rigid v-observance of the law over me new ' They were to be scattered through the city -with rders to make no dis whatever between Broadway i the iBowery,; Fifth venue or rM.nth Rtreet.) but to Viress the srusade' into1- every quarter 'inerry-makeTS gather.' , '. unusual step, was taken yes&..' l.. r, a nrBliminaryJniunc- agftmst Shanley's, in west 42nd restraining the owners iron. 'mnvinir or dlSDOSing or u- Dendinjr a hear- " ' , , . 4 motioft to tne WJUT1C nal warning were issued )lthe danger ol onnKuig poisonous concoctions De- "hootch, w wnicn re attributed since Christ- (By Awoelated PiV New York. Dec. 31. Eighty or ninety cases of leprosy are known to exist in New York city. Dr. Roy al . Copeland, city health commis sioner, declared when, he produced a few. of what he called "practically non-contagious lepers' at a meeting of physicians in the health depart- mant building. "Leprosy is much more prevalent than is popularly known," he said. "Unfortunately, leprosy as most of us know it is confounded with the leprosy of the Bible. Modern lep rosy can only be acquired by taking ing into your blood the wood oi a inv ' oS lorn? as there are no open sores, lepers are not to be feared." Thirteen cases ar kpt isolated at North Brother Island, He saw, wnue i unconfined lepers are listed nad vis-1 nif Snent Season ' m Florida to Prepare Him for Job l Anuelatca Tnb ' Younestown. 0., Dec. 31 George L. lOles, (Youilg8own sptacular i mayor-elect, arrived home today -from a vacation in Florida ready he said to "clean up the city" and "nre any i wtin dnprn't obev orders." when he takes office Sunday. ; Oles made political history here by running as an independent candidate defeating the Republican incumbent by over 50 votes and the Democratic candidate by over 5,000. The city au ditor received a request from Oles in Florida asking for a "thorough m- nf the pifv "iust as if I were leoine to buy It." 'I want to know how much money the citv of Younkstown owes,' he wrote, "whom they owe It to and when it is due. I want to know who owes the citv of . Youngstown. I .want to know where the money is coming from to pay the bills, i want to know what stocks, we have on MRS. MARGUERITE HKRISON Sessions Being Held in Secret to Prevent 1 Recurrence .'. BANKER'S ASSOCIATION IS . onunnrMT iinoMAi nv imitu uuiinuLii i nuixniHLu i vwi i n ...... unm nrnxilllTII iiimiuinii miiihi I'Luinirnv nm km ituvv ucixihi in . . .. i L . k.A hr arrival - In rnerica after ten' months spent in thprlsona f Miviat Russia. Mrs. narrm i a resident of Baltimore ana nt w Russia as a newspaper orwnaeni. rfr"restr i. Xmo-v ,lhe 1 4v tA Afinr. Annntrh hv inSTieCtorS SO we know society is amply protected.' The meeting "was brough vbout to acnutttht membori':tf thethe'aiii de-. Ipartment. medical -staff and other physicians witn me ysigns mm jk- toms of leprosy- RRQKFR'S FAMOUS FAMILY FIGHT FOR TAMMANY S SPOILS ree Ready In Chicago. .. SI More than the law, including an en i By AMoetate P"" . New York, Dec. 31 A decision that Richard Croker, jr., son of the Tammanv . chieftam, naa Lrnerlv disbursed the income from a the law, mVnJrtrust agreement made by his parents from Prohibition Director rendered late yes- office, 9-5 m- j- . . i II Ml II I II 1 - -v. a ft "-L -.11: U It ' 11 UC6UW - ' . Ifrom Attorney uenerai 'fice and cit pohcemen ay to give omcago a itnva OVA. on8 went ahead to make ,-ealiie that "real prom- V despite' the decision ' H Judge Prindiville the Dolice'have no li saloons, testaurants, ns for liquor without evidence at cafes or will be arrested who have guilty Wesence will refp J Lt . dhM of IV e ,iv, v Wnt So Dry. ' ,W. 81 Despite an f prohibition agents on the alert for VVnlntead act, St . flaborate welcome micrht L000 reservations the event which (n carnival fash- de Best .panada's .it Elections Manitoba, Dec. 31. 1 rouIt OI tno u"- held on- December , 6 national progressives tv. out of a new par lm! of 235 members, C-.. nt.tives. With Sure of 143 throughout the farmers made by showing III the three Ises, making practical freep here. Out of 15 lioba, they captured 12; Ian 15 out of 16, and in 'iio sunrnme court. It was in connec i- . tioK with the litigation Deiween la ther and son over the judicial settle- iment of the son's accounts as trus- tee. s, . Justice Davis also ruled that tne elder Croker had no right to revoke the agreement after the death of his wife Elizabeth m August, ii, through a. document he had signed to that effect, the court deciding that the revocation, to be effective, should u... x urnesl hv Dotn parents. - llCtW is-... O - The agreement between iatner anu ,..tii. transferred to the son mort gages totalling 98,000 and srJoa in cash. This was to De inveswa .;oof and the income to De m vided equally between them.? The ntW' share was not to Oe less it.... m nnn annually. viut -- . On the death of either parem me survivor was to be paid the income j i, jiuth n the survivor, the auu n v" vwv - nriinul of the trust was to be di a.: AaA amnnir the children, excepting lucu "O - , , . Ui.-r.ard Croker. jr., wno waivea n. .,t for h mself and nis issue. Justice Davis joupo n uu... Mrs. Croker's lifetime, she receivea the $5,000 a year and that the bal ance of the income Deiongeo i " father. - , - ' hand,' such as horse feed and supplies, gasoline in the tanks, stationery ana ink and lead pencils, also the amount i.of coalndo Tioti10''6 E state. the-auiount licash in tne cams. Resorted to Courts. - . ' Shortly after , the balloting Mayor Fred 1 .Warnock, .defeated for re- Ulection. issued a 2,000-word ; sttate r . - JnniaiAna in on mpnt ciiinir vuuit ucwowiw fort to . show that Oles promise to o-ive his aalarv to charity constituted a bribe to the poor, ana tnereiore ;.o,diifierf him. Petitions to the courts were prepared, but were drop 'tied and no contest now is in sight. Oles went into the produce business in New Castle, Pa., 20 years ago with a wheelbarrow and a barrel of pota toes as his sole stock in trade. After he had built up a flourishing business there in five years time he sold it to start market in Youngstown, to oe run on what he called a psychological nrincinle. Olea began presenting ec centric newspaper advertising Dasea, he aavs. on Billy Sunday's evangelis tic tactice, which he had seen in New Castle. Slam-bang statements about women's styles, his competitors, local politics and current topics soon won him a reputation. Dunne the mayorlty campaign Oles announced in his "ad" one day that he was going to rum for mayor. "I just started it for a joKe, ne rid later. "But people too n -. 1.. J nn T tr.nl.- it RPf- iously. too. Made Spectacular Kace. A lonirtii rviea moved into a Young3town hotel from his country home, to establish a legal residence, and began to give Youngsttown its most spectacular political campaign. There was no organization by pra- oincts and .wards, but he and h.s wife held meetings all over the city--; meetings for women only at which Mrs. Oles told what a tine nusoana father Mr. Oles is. and meetings 'for men at which Mr. Oles rushed on the platform with arms in air, s"' ; . Hor I ami vote xui v-o CIEVEUlIIBiiS RANKS OF PLAN GOVERN Takes Executives of Politics Perm Better Menf POLITICIANS WED Voters Decided Argu ment for Manafl Plan Won Deba1 i P tin Br AaauKlatcd Preaa) j Mexico City, Dec. 31 Eleven per sons were injured in the fighting near ith'e charnber of deputies yesterday in connection with the election of a per manent commission to legislate dur ing the congrelsional recess. Two clashes occurred between sympathi zers , of the -Social Democratic bloc, which gained control of the commis sion and those., of the Liberal-Constitutionalist party. ' rThe.jCrowd3 gathered early in tne morninc and disturbance soon beean. In an exchange of shots one. of the leaders of the Liberal Constitutional ist group was severely wounded. The second fisrht. shortly after noon was nuelled only bv the arrival of firemen who. doused the combatants with wa ter The fiirhters used thick club3 anrl revolvers. The chamber's session was held in secret, onlv newsDaoer men being admitted, as a result of Thursday's disturbance.' TrooDS today kept the crowds some distance away from the legislative building. - The sessiori was remarKaDie in that SOO demitiea Were ADresent, there bers OI tne members- nau oju the chambers over night, fearing that a surprise election might be held it thev left. The Social Democrats who were considered as representing the government, won the election by a margin of only four votes, ine iad eral Constitutionalists declared their acceptance of the result, but charged that several of their supporters naa been bribed. Deputy Portes Gil, former govern or of the state ol lamaunpas, win nrohahlv he made chairman of the permanent commission. British Battler Adrift in Storm Endangers Craft an A .anHale 1T Cleveland. Dec. 31 W Mayor I elect Fred Kohler. one-ti "golden rule" chief of police, takelfice here tomorrow he will commd the last term of anv mayor elel 1n this city under the Federal 1 govern ment. Bv a vote of approxinly 7 to 5 the voters at the NoveiJ election approved amending the I charger to introduce the city mter form of government on JanJ. 1, 1924. The amendments also ride mat the citv council shall Hected by proportional representattoin four aldermanic" districts, froinicn nve to seven councilmen willreturned. Under the manager k amend ments, thia" council vippomt a manairer for the city, fvUl have rnmolete control of tfexecutive hrnneh of the (Tovernrt A ma ioritw vote of the counci hire the j i. . , manager, but in ordertliscnarge him harireB must be irred and ....... r i 1 miran II Rervice nrofessed to believe , if hduests it. that Oles had a chance until the re- Thg ctiy cabinet will 41hertA 10 OUt Ol 1Z. 1 Vmr.u. where the national progressives eon tested 70 out of 85 seats, they re turned but 23 members. Out of the total of 630 candidates nominated, but five were women. One of the biggest surprises in t. .loetion was the showing made by labor, which elected but two rep resentatives in all Canada. The next nous of parliament win be made up at follows: .: liberals 118, which group win oe in control; 64 national progressives, who will be hoffiRlal .opposmon party, conaci --- and two independent members, mat Vies nu v. - Ane cuy cautuet ri turns began to come in election mght. ' . directed by the mat Next day a check on admUsions by , Larjeat City to A lan. various men who had challenged Oles c ana the largt in the to wagera brought out the fact that Jf to ,dopt the i ?er form by taking all bets he could make l0fXr0p0rtional represe n. i. n.. vu pamnaicn expenses i . . . . m Mlt M,r nlan fnuuifu mi i 1 " , ' f,niw 01 liiv nj n i ant a-ive himself and his family a ' X, vemment oij basis of Itrip to Florida. - 2ira berig politician! n.im. niex announced t k.u platform planks: rlaintimiance ol s Y1CC, 1 . jitneya - - toTCtM Firing the whole poll didn't clean up tne vr v Permit spooning in f ' lice protection. Jail anyone who Off i nn jo i MiirK! r.l.r. which was del to have I the "principles of ristv" were heard in Chicago last f during a joint debate on the ft ol "is (Conunuea on . rarant revaluation nder do- 1 Tear OP the Erie ra tracKS if it didnt eliminaiwn-town id taxes under (grade crossmga. . Cherbourg. Dec. 31. The British battleship Vengeance, with but small crew aboard, was running adrift before a storm in the Eng lish channel this morning, in danger of collision with other craft or of piling up on the shore. The Vengeance, a vessel of 12,950 tons, was beine towed by tugs on her way to a ship yard to be dis mantled. The tow lines parted in the storm last nieht. and the crew was unable to gain control of the big shiDi Two French naval tugs sent out to her rescue have been beaten back by the storm, and other British and French naval craft are attempting to reach hre. , . All Agree That Europe Must Be Aided That U. S. May Profit . - All ANXIETY IS OVER World's Money Kings See Roseate Hue to . Clouds ' FIVE TRAINS HELD Ifi MRIEIS; RitiFirc COVERED OVER CONFERENCE WORKING OUT DETAILS ,0 Fl S U B EXTERMINATION PLAN i (Br Aaaoelatea Praaat Paris, Dec. 31 The French delega tion at Washington is understood in offical quarters here today to have already' given their hearty assent to application of the international law to the operation of submarines, which in the French interpretation satisfies the demand of Great Britain that submarines in time of war be prohib ited from torpedoing merchant ships. (Br Aaaoelatea Preaat Moncton, N. B., Dec. 31 Five trains are snowbound in the Fol- leigh mountains section of the Ca nadian National railways and there is a complete tie-up' of traffic be tween Springhill Junction and Truro as a result of the snow storm which nrevailed with ereat severity in Nova Scotia Thursday night and yesterday One tram is reported to be com pletely covered over with huge snow drifts while the other four, including last night's Maritime Express from Halifax are stalled near Londonder ry. Snow specials and crews of snow shovellere from Moncton and Truro have been dispatched . to the scene. The night expresses out of St. John and Halifax are being held On either side of the blockade. The situation one of the worst experienced by railroad men for a good many win ters. ppointed ip to Florida. Ur, berig politician and - V adherence of all na At various times during. CB.T"-LCuUves s&ond, and trk of this fg Washington, Dec. 31 Definite de cision was made by Lord Baitour, head of the British arms conference delegation to sail for home on Jan uary 14. Ambassador Sir Auckland Ceddes will be the only one of the British delegation left here to wind up remaining matters. w.ehinirtnn. Dec. 31 The end of the naval limitation work of the arms 'confernece was definitely in sight to idav as the naval experts of the pow- ers turned to the task ol wonting nut detailed agreements on the pro gram now virtually disposed of by the full naval committee which was in adjournment today until next week. At the same time the Root kub-committee took up today the 'drafting of the Root proposal, agreed t in .uhatanee by all the powers, to Reaffirm existing rules of naval war fare against merchant craft and de clare their application " to suoma Father of Orange Industry in State Has Passed Beyond Orala. Dec. 31. A messaee "from Crystal River, recievecf here late this afternoon, announced the death of James A. Harris, of GirardvileL Pa., who was spending the winter here. Mr. Harris was known as the fa ther of the orange industry irt this state. He bore th ereputation of having introduced the grapefruit in the northern markets, and for a long time was known as the "Orange King." He was also prominent in the phosphate industry in its early development. ... . Mr. Harris was born at Yalaha, on Lake Harris. Fla., May 5, 1847. He waa lnr.tr a resident of Ocala and iCtra. ownine the famous Harris- ft Bishop rrrove. and was also owner of the Ocala House and Montezuma ho tela in this city for mnay years He is survived by hit widow na one son. James A. Harris. Jr.,' of Cleveland Ohio, and several grand children. ' Agreement by the naval commit tee yesterday on aggregate tonnage limitations for aircralt earners ieiv for disposition on the limitation pro gram only the prposal to limit iu- ture auxiliary craft to 10,000 tons and their armament to gaa of not mora than eight inches. Approval was given' this proposal by all dele- (Br Aaaclated Prcaa) New York, Dec. 31. Business prospects for 1922 are, in general, hopeful, according to statements by prominent bankers, made public to day by the American Bankers' asso-siaction. "The future of business and fi nance in the Unietd States is encourr agnig," . said Thomas B. McAdams, president of the association. ... He emphasized the importance of this country interesting itself in the problems of Europe m orderp;-weT American prosperity may urM j . tained. He said thatltWrKCt i opposed extending -aid w Europ a! this time, "future prosperity depends ed on the way financial America an swers the call." . " "The time for anxiety seems to be enitrely past' and the middle of 1922 should see recovery well establish ed," declared- John C. Lonsdale, . president of the National Bank of Commerce of St. Louis. "All of the thines necessary to commercial bet- teremnt seem to have been set in; motion, so that 1922 should see the beginning of the era of our greatest and most goldn prosperity." , Feel Effects From Europe. Prosperity among our farmers, manufacturers nad merchants is di rectly affected by the unsettled con ditions of finance and politics in En rope, according to J. A. House, pres ident of the trust company division company of Cleveland. 'This must be remedied," he add ed. "It is pparent, also,, that strikes for hicher wages are cer tainly not in keeping with the pres ent order of things. . Labor must bear its fair share iri future defla tion." '' Mr. House emphasized the need of the rehabilitation of the - railroads. and said that congress should pass equitable tax laws to encourage the flow of capital through channels which would mean investment. John S. Puslicher, vice president of the American Bankers' associa tion, said the trend was toward eas ier money rates and there was noth ing to indicate that this would not continue. 'The strongest factor in the pres ent situation is the growing strength of the banks," he declared. "It is our belief," declared R.- S. Hecht, president of the state bank division of thfc American Bankers' association, "that we will not again have the real prosperity in this country unitl some kind of economic restoration has been accomplished in Europe and a stable basis for inter national trade worked out." . ' t ; rations but the French who defer red formal ' answer pending advices from Paris which are expected to permit the committee to complete the naval limitation agreement - next week. It will then take up also the second Root proposal to prohibit en tirely the use of submarines against merchant craft, instructions regard ing which are now awaited by both the French and Japanese. - - HISTORY COMMISSION MEETS Br Aaaortatae Trf 1 Washington, Dec 31 The first 'nlenarv meetin?" of the American History . Commission- of the Knights of Columbus Was held here tod- with James A. Flaharty of Philadel phia, presiding. Plans for 'the 1922 campaign which the commission will conduct in the interest of correct rendering of American history weir perfected. Rear Admiral William S. Renaon. Profeaaor Henry Jonea Ford. of Princeton University, and Edward F. McSweeney of Boston, were amoaj the speakers, . . our" X-cfS?' Ms do it Wa . sfer 11ec'nera! v V f V. t , II . V . ,11 T " -'.."HI If l "W . j - j ' s ... .