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r i. 5) . orecast . : v ' . . . . '4.1.' . 1 Good Evening Desire of having is the sin of covetousmess. Shakespeare. fr i...uiu..y. No change in B:turu. . No. I J. PALATKA, FLORIDA, . FKIDAY, JANUARY 13, 1922. PRICE FIVE CENTS ... 1 1 1 6 w aq new 110 11 MPn Liinnu LEAGUE DEATH toored and Discred it Michigan" Sena pr H'igs On ljmf five Republicans Re tb Be Parties to I the Crime Scotland Is Now Seeking Freedom As Ireland Did AUDREY CRE GHTON DYING OF POISON HUSBAND GAVE HER (Br Associated PfMal London, Jan. 13. Now there is an agitation for the independence of Scotland. ' Forty members of the Scots Na-j, TT- jft tional league, which stands for com-ICnargeS He Forced Her plete separation from, England, re cently met in London and, to the wild Associates' Prsast n. Janu. 13. (Special to ) Senator Truman New- .v. top tha Tirst tim. nppn. i 3Ditjn tne United States sen- fcich no legal objection at Jllowing the vote yesterday eht to occupy tt. f orty-six fc 'voted that he was enti le seat, whether he bought aaa while thirty -two- democrats :, republicans Voted that Vticed in the Michigan pri Sjnrived him : of all rights to 5 ublicans voting against the f Mr.- Newberry were Bo er, Jones (of Washington), Ladd, : LaFolIette, Norbeck, fd : Sutherland. Democrats dly against . seating the cost ma tors were absent . and They were Senator New- son of California, repub- 1 Watson, democrat. Geor- at Senator ' Watson was ;h Senator Norbeck, but it liced on the floor that Sen- e not 1 still wood' ran tforbeck voted. n(;.of. the Newberry contro S at 6:28 p. m. and the sen- 1 3pausted from the strain of .which had been waged un jn the floor and under the 3 CMflf days, , quit work until '..A vote was taken . after a u "jpbat unlike any in recent d after the democrats and e nuPu''1''cani na made stren tutile efforts to Upset the if the Newberry support lOUSSit resolutions, differing in t but each declaring the 1 j hmv eacn aecianng t' 1 1 nf.ni rntAf HftTjm hv pv. , '-w Cr IO'iame line-up which estab- Newberry's title to his i ouster resolutions' were :onS0Wtors Walsh of- Montana of Oklahoma, democrats, 1 I of Nebraska, republican. ireQOy (jjgposition of the three f.. Senator ; Cummins of , l.;dciit pro tempore, began ' 'buestion which was to de IX? kmtroversy. ;-He did not lfllSc jte sentence, however, be vbr LaFolIette, republican, $t W"rose and addressed the I had not hitherto taken I debate but, in the hush d. tl!,fttled down In anticipation cantpr roll call, the Wisconsin-! led a barrage of denun- and oWjthe gtand his party col wool, ffe about to take. , r cowei - till thici Ig Vindication. 4tiVttoj'Mic., Jan. .13 Political ' ,,,9ve state anti Republicans tivirai senaior iruraaa n. strains of the bagpipes, affirmed their determination to fight, if need he, to gain complete and absolute in dependence for Scotland. Speakers recalled that in 1706 Scotland was a free country with a national debt of only one shilling and seven pence per head of the popula tion. Today- every Scotsman owes 177. pounds. Scotland's contribution to taxation last year amounted to 113,487,000 pounds, but only , one quarter of this was devoted to Scot tish purposes, they complained. The threat of a Scottish secession has, however, failed to rouse any thing more than a tolerant smile from the general "poblic. to Take It at Point of a Knife ' WORLD'S COSTLIEST NECKLACE IS BASIS OF ACTION IN COURT- (Br Aantwlntrd Pnn) New York, Jan. 13. Costly neck laces that have aroused wnder throughout the world and the fasci nating mystery attached to their history, were recalled today in the litigation between Cartier, Inc., New York and Paris jewelers, and V. and L. Benguiat, European art dealers and collectors, over the sale of an other of these precious baubles con taining 389 pearls. . The complaint in the suit filed by was owned by them and by agree ment with Cartier, a customer was to be found for it by that firm. Cartier agreed to pay $500,000 for the neck lace. $300,000 on the date of the agreement and the balance when it was sold. In addition, Cartier was to poy the Benguiat brothers half of whatever price above $500,000 they were able to get, less any luxury tax, commissions or insurance, they might have to pay. The complaint further stated that Benguiat brothers received notice in November, 1920, that the necklace had been sold for $825,000, which Was claimed to be "fraudulently false." The price involved was more than $1,500,000. The identity of the purchaser was not disclosed. Records of former prices of jew elry figuring in international trans actions show that in 1785 Cardinal Louis de Rohan gave notes for about $320,000 for a diamond necklace for Marie Antoinette. Oynership of a necklace contain ing 300 light colored pearls, by the widow of Isaac Dudley Fletche, be came known at his death in 1914. Half of it was sold for $600,000 to Joseph E. Widener, of Philadelphia, the original price of the complete adornment being placed at $1,250,000. ISA FAMHLINIST Won Prize at Conserva tory at Fontainbleau Conservatory IB Anointed Piaa Paris, Jan. 13 iMrs. Audrey Crei ghton Ryan, better known as Miss AluHrey Creighton, .California vio linist and prize winner at the Amer ican conservatory of music in Fon tajnebleu, is reported dying in the American hospital at Neuilly. from the results of swallowing three poison tablets. . Her (husband, Thomas Stewart Ryan, who is attached to the Paris staff of the Chicago Tribune, was ar rested on a charge of administering the tablets to her, under the threat to kill her with a knife unless she swallowed' them. Later he is said to have stabbed himself, but not serious ly. According to the story told to the police by the yourtg woman's mo ther, Ryan returned to Paris unex pectedly on Wednesday and visited hits wife. He told his wife tihat he was willing to facilitate a divorce but Wished! her to igo with him for a fartwell, dinner. MrsV' Ryan accompanied her hus. band to bis .hotel after the dinner when, ftccprding to a statement ,by the young woman to the Authorities, Henry WantsJl of French Navy . or None at All (By Aaaoclafinl nen.) Washington, Jan., 13.-The French government has approached Henry Ford by cable asking if he would consider the purchase of battleships of Its navy. In announcing the re quest here today Mr. Ford said he had replied that unless he could buy the entire French navy he would not be interested in job lots -of battlers. No answer to his cable has been re ceived, he said. ; i DEFENSE TO CLOSE. (Br Auoclntud Frki ' Hamilton, Ala., Jan. 13 The de fense expected to close its direct tes timony today in the trial of Sergeant Robert L. Lancaster, who, with eight other members of Company M, Alaabma national guard, are charged with lynching William Baird, a min er, one year ago today, E TO IS IS TRYING ET BUT i the 1918 election joined do u " last night in declaring the K on tsenate was a. vindication irer' fres f corruption brought ry lx - n " 'mJ' eerllator,,, campaign i wiv dared that the vote mark .P'over prostituted power " '""i governmental agencies." lory of the Case. dgan senatorial ejection . c ireen Henry Ford and Newberry was one of the le and fought with as .as any engaging either tongress in recent years, f'of the contest run back ly summer of. 1918. when WiUion personally xe i Ford to enter the race Hiigan senatorhip. The aeturer's entrance into tated a situation with in the state, for he de- te whether he would tion and election-as a Bed on Fez 2) ' Buck Weaver Is After Job Again (Br Aaaoelnted Preaal Chicago, Jan. 13 An echo of the 1919 world series baseball 'scandal was heard today when it became known that George (Buck) Weaver, farmer Chicago White Sox third base man, personally had appealed to Judge Kenesaw M. Lartdis for rein statement in organized baseball and for the first time had told a baseball official his version of the deal through which it was alleged eight White Sox players were bribed by gamblers to throw games to the Cincinnati Reds. UNDESIRABLES BEAT IT FROM MEXIA TODAY 1 , (Br Aaoelat Pr . Mexia, Texas, Jan. 13. Martial law, invoked by Governor Pat M. Neff in Mexia and the oil country surrounding it because of the alleged prevalence of flagrant law violation, today had resulted in an exodus of undesirables from the territory un der military control,- according to the national guard officers who no tified the policy departments of sev eral Texas cities to prepare for the arrival of suspicious characters from here. IBr Aaaoclatad Preaat Paris, Jan. 13 Raymond Poincaire, former president of France, was seek ing today to form cabinet to suc ceed that under Aristide Briand, which1 resigned yesterday. The pre vailing impression in political circles was that he would complete his task anldl would submit hJa list of minis ters to President Millerand for ap proval early this afternoon. i On the other hand, it pwas recog nized that he could find many diffi culties in his path and .'that these migh (prove rformfldabl i enough to force him to abondon bis Assignment, ic exit while on the apparent verge of an overwhelming vote of confidence in the Chamber of Deputies has caus ed a certain reaction in hi3 favor and, besides, M. Poincaire has a strong opposition Ira parliament. Neither is the farmer president too popular with a large section of the general pub' lie. Premier Lloyd George, when he passes through Paris on his home ward trip from Cannes, probably on Sunday, will be asked to confer with M. Poihcaire and President Millerand, according to the Echo de Paris, so the two governments may keep in close touch. knife 'aWforced her at tflie point of to" swallow the poison. Ryan accompanied his wife to the Cochin hospital, from which she was later removed to Neuilly. He had been wounded in the neck, the cut re quiring several stitches to close, but the doctors reported it was not ser ious. Ryan told his friends that his wife's statements to the authorities were untrue and surrendered to the police when he found they were searching for him. Mrs. Ryan was reported as having intended to mar ry an American named Macoy after securing a divorce from Ryan. The police commissioner said that Mrs." Ryan later told him she and her husband entered a suicide pact, but that she, after taking the po.'son, lost courage and rushed from the room and demanded to be taken to a hospi tal. Ryan cut his wrists and neck. Spokane Seeking to Eliminate All Illiterate Folks 'Br Aclad Piv Spokane, Wash., Jan.13 Not con tent with the rating recently igiven it by the United States census bureau as the most "intelligent" city in the na tion, Spokane now proposes to seek out the 867 illiterates founi by the census enumerators within its bord ers and better its record. The matter has been brought before the educational committee of the chamber of commerce, which has- pro mised to give the proposal its early Cannes, Jan. 13. The allied rep arations comlmission at a conference here today decided to grant a pro visional delay to Germany on her reparations account. Sexton Is Back Home After Queer Road Experiences Royston, Ga., Jan. 13. A. P. Sex ton, president of the Sexton Plant company of Valdosta, believed to have been murdered two weeks ago on a road between Athens ana ma- con when his deserted automobile was found and who recently turned up alive in Hot Springs, Ark., re turned to him home last night. Upon reaching his home he collapsed and doctors had to be called. Members of Mr. Sexton's family stated that he was in a highly nerv ous state and that he had told them SURGEONS PLAN CUTTING TWINS TWAIN AT CHICAGO Feared If One of Siamese Dies Other Goes, Too MAKE DECISION TODAY One Has a Child and the Other Has Never Married (Br Aaaoxlated Preaa) Chicago, Jan. 13. Advisability of a surgical operation to separate Jo sefia and Rosa Blazek, Siamese twins, from Czecho-Slovakia. will be determined today by Chicago sur geons who have the case under ad visement. The twins will be exam ined with X-rays. The1 women are 34 years of age, and have been a sensation wherever they have been exhibited. It is ex plained that it is feared that the death of one might bring immediate death to the other. .Rosa is the mother of a 7-year-old boy, while Josefia is unmarried. Great interest is being manifested here in the much-discussed operation. Ford and His Men at Washington to Buy Muscle Shoals (Br 'Aaaoclatwl Prrmml Washington, Jan. 13 Henry Ford, accompanied by William B. Mayo, en gineernaidvisoir, arrived here early to day from Detroit prepared to confer this afternoon with Secetary Weeks and the proposal made for the gov ernment's nitrate and water power projects at Muscle Shoals, AJa. , Mr. Ford and members of the party maintained a complete silence regard ing all phases of his offer and flatly declined to comment upon the subject onatter of the confernece until after he had seen Mr. Weeks. , . The war secretary, however, an nounced that he would give a full ac count of the conference as soon as it was concluded but he also declined to comment upon the questions he had prepared for the Detroit manufactur er to answer. Maj. Gen. Beach, chief of airmy en gineers, Secretary Hoover of Com merce and Mr. Weeks made no at tempt to conceal their hope that the meeting today would bring the nego tiations to a final stage, permitting of action on their part wifthin the next two weekg in recommending consideration by congress of the Ford offer. Machine Guns of Peace at Work in Harbors of Kiel JK (Br AaaoelataA Preaa) Kiel, Germany, Jan. ,13 The ma chine iguns of , peace, pneumatic riv etersf . rejiaitlin djay aod.;night iii the former war'hiarbor of Kiel, where a score of large commercial ships are under construction, the majority of them for use iin the campaign Ger many ils waging for control of the maritime commerce of the world. All of the great shipyard's aire ac tive, but .not all of them are working toward increasing the German com mercial fleet. Scores of Scandinavian Dutch and1 English ships are docked here, umdergofihig repairs or being re modelled. , The cost to the foreigners is negligible, and the Germans are willing to work. The mouth of the Kaiser Wilhelm canal is congested with the traffic that is cutting through from the North to the Baltic sea. It is upon this traffic that Kiel hopes to build it3 commercial future; this and the shipment of cargoes to the north, when commerce with Russia flourishes again. attention. Meanwhile ' the public . of havine been druzired by what he night schools, which havel been in op- thought to be a cough remedy fur eration here for more than ten years, I -shed by a stranger he had picked are planning to enlarge their opera- u 0 the Sexton told them, tions to reach as many of the foreign ; members of the famnv stated, that born of the city as possible. Ms mind was a blank from shortly With this end in view each of the!of, twino- th mpHirino until he 200 foreign born studenta in. the night classes, most of them men and wom en, are being urged to induce their friends to enroll for work next term, and most of them have promised to bring at least one additional student. Rations for Scientist. Moscow, aJn. 13. In an effort to get more efficient work from scient ists and professors, the government has placed seven thousand men of this category in Moscow upon full government rations, the heaviest ra tion ever given by. the communist government. This step was taken by the council of commissioners to overcome sabotage among these men and to inspire work which it is hoped will lead to an improved economic situation. arrived in Hot Springs. rWENTV-NINE MINERS BELIEVED ENTOMBED Soranton, Jan. 13 Twenty-nine mi ners ore believed to be caught behind a cave-in of the National Mine in South Scranton today. Two or three are Teported killed. The cave-in af fected the surface for an area of about five city blocks. firstcar" of "celery. Sanford, Jan. 13. The first car load of green top celery this season was shipped from here last week. It is estimated there will be about' 1, 300 acres of celery to move . from this immediate ... section this year, with 'the heaviest shipments begin ning about February 1. CARP PROVES TO CRITICS HE STILL HAS A PUNCH London, Jan. 13. Georges Carpen- tier's decisive victory over George Cook, the Australian heavyweight, in Albert Hall last night is looked on in sporting circles as definitely disposing of recent reports that the European champion is in poor phys ical condition. Cook put up a game fight for three rounds, but the su perior ring generaliship of the Frenchman, combined with his care fully trained jpondition, soon told, and the Australian went down for the count i nthe fourth. BAR IN HIS CELL WHEN LEDJOJHE CHAIR (Br Aaaoclated P real. I Ossining, N. Y., Jan. 13. Edward Persons, William Marweg and .Ray mond F. Mulford, convicted' murder ers, were put to death in: the electric chair at. Sing Smj? prison last night following Goviernor Miller's refusal to interfere with execution of the sentence ' Tata iti tne day guards found' an ironb ar concealed under bedclothes in Marweg's cell and discovered that the cell lock had been jammed. The condemned man would not say wheth er he planned to cheat the electric chair by committing suicide or re served the bar to fight off his keep ers when they came to lead him to the death chamber. Personte' sister, Miss Margaret Pcrsonsf of Cleveland, Ohio, contin ued the fight for her brother's life until this afternoon when Governor Miller refused to hear her plea at the executive office in Albany. Persons was convicted of the mur der of George Klinger, a taxicab driver in Jamestown. Harry Wilson-co-defendant with Personts, pleaded guilty, turned state's evidence and was sentenced to life imprisonment. Klinger was shot and his body burned in a hay pile. Marweg was found guilty of par ticipating in the killing of George Weitz, a Buffalo jeweler. While admitting he was present at Weitz's death, he denied actually committing the crime. Mulford, whose confederate, Floyd Slover .is awaiting death here, was convicted of killing Abraham Yelles, a Buffalo clothier, on Thanksgiving day, 1920. PRISONERS FREED JAILS COUNTRY REJOICES "Act of Oblivion" Is Way Irish People Re , gard It t REGRET TROOPS LEAVING . -v. -. t.. .. .:, -..M .' Some Districts Had a Nice Living While . Soldiers There (Br Associated Prcwt . London Jan. 13. The Irish polit ical prisoners in the London jails Brixton, Pentonville and Wormwood Scrubbs were released this morning under the amnesty proclamation is sued by King George yesterday. In- structions were sent to the provincial jails for similar releases. Coyntry-'ls Rejoicing. ,, fpn Aaaoetatet press.) : Dublin, Jflnv ' 137-Materialization of the amnesty of .political prisoners . in Ireland ha eincitid more outward . enthusiasm, here than' any other de- . velopmeirin the peace activities. It may) re remarked in passing that the . choice of the phrase "act of oblivion" ' rather than an "act of clemency" in the announcement is recognized as a happy diplomatic stroke. thiblins' citizens indulged in lively demonstrations last night a ' large crowd outside Mountjoy prison ' wel coming the successive batches of lib- prntad nrUnnpra with .lour) ' rhiOTfl. . while a Tiannv atmofinhere cwierallv were enacted in Cork and Limerick, where others were released. It is understood that a number of 1 men freed from prisons in England will arrive today. Meanwhile preparations for the transfer of administrative authority to the new Irish government under Arthur Griffith (continue. Sir Er nest Clark, uner-secretary for Ire land in the British -government, ar rived here last night, it is believed, in connection wit hthe transfer. POTATOES IN EVERGLADES. West Palm Beach, Jan. 13. Ever glades farmers are busy with their winter crops and a large acreage of Irish potatoes is being planted, ac cording to J. A. Dew, county agri cultural agent, who has just com pleted a tour of the Lake Okeecho bee cities. Two carloads . of hogs were shipped last week- he said, and every outgoing boat was loaded with beans. Farmers on the south side of the lake have set out 1,000 acres of avacado or "aligator pear" trees, Mr. Dew stated. TRADE BALANCE DECREASES. Washington, Jan. 13. A decrease of nearly one billion dollars in fa vorable trade balances of the United States during 1921 was indicated in the foreign trade statistics for De cember, it was stated by the comi merce department today. Urge Ohioans to Burn Ohio Coal (Br Associated Press.1 Ask Aid of America. London, Jan. 13. The Daily Mail's Dublin correspondent states that Er skine Childer's party has sent urgent cablegrams to the United States ap pealing for funds to enable them to begin the election campaign in op position to the new free state government. Hate to See Soldiers Go. London, Jan. 13. Districts in Ire land which benefited financially from the presence of British troops are expressing something like conster nation at their withdrawal, accord ing to The Morning Post's Dublin correspondent. ' . Teh inhabitants of the military centers have sent letters to Dublin and even to the British government asking retention of the troops, whose expenditure of entire pay in Ireland meant important trade and employ ment of a number of the natives. Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 13. Gover nor Davis, in a proclamation today, urged Ohio people to burn Ohio coal in an effort to alleviate the suffer ing and privation among the min ers, many of whom, with their fam ilies, are reported to be on the brink of starvation 'through enforced idleness. More Shooting in Belfast. Belfast, Jan. 13. There was fur ther shotoing in the streets of Bel fast last night. One man was crit ically wounded. . PRESBYTERIAN FOOD SALE. Circle No. 3 of the Presbyterian church will have a food sale, pie, cake, doughnuts, candy and bread, at Ack-enman-Stewart Drug Store tomorrow afternoon from 3:00 to 6:00 o'clock. BEAUVAIS AND O'BRIEN .1 SEARCH FOR WITNESSES (Br Associated Press) I Montreal, Jan. 13. Fred Beau vais, co-respondent, and Philip J. O'Brien, of defense counsel in the: Stillman divorce case, began a fresh search for witnesses yesterday at laughnawaga, an Indian reserva tion near here. They had just re turned from the St. Maurice valley, where . they interviewed intended witnesses for Mrs. Anne U. Stillman. Later Mr. O'Brien returned here preparatory, to leaving for New York. , Mrs. Stillman will remain at her camp at Grand Anse until next week, he said, and then will come here for a conference with her American and Canadian lawyers. JACKSONVILLE MAY GET AN AERONAUTIC SCHOOL (Br Associated "ress) Washington, Jan.13 Establishment of an additional vocational training university depends upon the result of the experimental school now operat ing at Camp Sherman, O., Director Forbes, of the Veterans Bureau, an nounced today. This is taken .to in dicate that there is a strong possibil ity for the proposednautical school to be located at Jacksonville, Fla., ! consideration having been given the. placing of a vocational university there. METHODIST HOSPITAL AT MEMPHIS SOLD TO U. S. (Br AasoHated Pressl Washington, Jan. 13 President Harding has approved the purchase of the Southern Methodist hospital at . Memphis, Tenrt, for $850,000 when the funds are. available, it was an nounced today by the veteran's bu reau. It is planned to use the hos pital for former service men.