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eat1ter Forecast fr Tuesday with rising tem-'. jarc. Probably rain Wednes- Good Evening - Avoid popularity; it baa many snares, and no real benefit. W. Penn. ..' , ' IP 111 . . ,No. 86. PRICE FIVE CENTS PALATKA, FLORIDA, WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 18, 1922. mSHING WOULD RETAIN TRAINIG CAMPS; CHINA 'S OPEN DOOR CONFAB PROBLEM, IB AS A l AGAINST IE WARS i i 1 Preserve One in Corps Area as Constituted EON NOT IN IT . , Jackson, S. C, Is iscribed for This Area I Associated . I igton) Jan. 18. Retention ar department of nine main Icenters, one in each corpa of a number of other spe is, were recommended today fal John J. Pershing, chief fat a hearing: before the litary affairs committee. I Pershing recommended the I of centers, as military camps of McClellan. in Ala' Saox, in Kentucky; Travis, land as supplementary army r training national guard anits and special detach- I urged" the retention of &, in Virginia; Camp Jack. outh Carolina, ifar department program, j?ershing said, calls for the tion at Camp Bragg, North all field artillery schools tlhe Mississippi river. The jllery center at Camp Knox, should be moved to Camp Xt summer. COMPLETION PARK WILL BE PUSHED BY CIVJCJODIES Council Gives Commit tee Authority to Proceed CITY UNABLE TO PAY Mayor Urges ' Action. To Stop Sale Second Hand Mattresses AMERICA PAYS ITS TRIBUTE TO ONE OF ITALY'S JAR DEAD Unknown Dead Is Laid to Rest With All Military. Honor CHILD VOICES AMERICA "We Share Your Virtue in This Hour," He Tell Italians Sr of Wyatt lor Is Lynched i Madison Posse f Jan. 18. The body of Strong, a negro who shot d Wyatt Taylor, a promi ng man of this county, last '! night, " was taken down tree near Branfdrd today, had been hung and riddled lets by a posse which took the prisoner after he had sted by a farmer. 1 the son of a well-known res operator, and himself a ill carrier, was shot . and midnight Saturday when he the negro's home to invest! traarrel. The negro known ty" used a shotgun, the car Which was so arranged that Arge entered Taylor's body solid niece, rather than as ' buckshot. Taylor had mar- recently. gro was captured by some between here and Branford been seen this morning and is the news reached Mayo carloads of men with five ids left immediately for the ' ere he had been seen. His K'been found and the dogs .t and he went up to a farm, ly for protection, and the immediately arrested him ' him in custody when the 4 there with the. dogs. i soon in. the hands of a mob whom the sheriff and his of : d no power to take him. rk was short, the officials 'ttle chance to stay them, o's body was riddled with ter having been 'hanged to On suggestion by Mayor Fearnside! last night council authorized .the park commission, composed of 'Aldermen Smith, Pursley and Gay to meet with similar committees from the Rotary, KiwamiS and Woman's Clubs and the Chamber of Commerce, to push the j'ork of improving and making the newly pulrchasted park site in the Bungalow park seciton ready for use. Mayor Fearnside said he appreciat ed the fact that at this time the city is unable to expend any money on this proposition, but that there is a very decided desfire on the part of citizens that something be done, and that this sentiment is so strong that they desire to go ahead with the work and to finance it to as great an ex tent as possible. Definite plans of acOon for the com mittee have not yet been outlined but it is probable that committees will be appointed from .the organiza tions named to meet with the council committee for working out details of the improvements. Cut Out Second Hand Mattresses Dr. Davis, sanitary officer, asked council to pass an ordinance prohib iting the resale of mattresses, such as are sometimes taken in by sec ond hand) furniture stores. Dr. Da- vils said that one merchant had told Mm that just as certain as there was a death in the city he could expect to be offered a second hand mattress for sale. Dr. Davis cited a recent instance where a child had died with dyphthe- ria and that the mattress on which it died had: .been offered for resale and ad been resold. The matter was re ferred to the ordinance committee. West Palm Beach Bonds at Premium to a Local Bank iVj Annotated Pressl West Palm Beach, Jan. 18. $350, 000 worth of general improvement bonds for streets, sidewalks, parks bonds for streets, sidewalks, parks, boulevards and sea walls, approved (Br Associated PrMt Rome, Jan. 18. America today paid tribute to the Italian unknown soldier, who sleeps beneath the na tion's shrine in this city. American soldiers, forming a composite battal ion, participated in the ceermonies incident to the bestowal of the con gressional medal of honor upon the Italian warrior, Richard Washburn Child, United States ambassador to Italy, delivered the oration at the tomb. "We come to do honor to one who, tough nameless, shall glorify through the ages the nation that gave him birth," said Mr. Child. "By the honor we do him, we honor his country and his king. By this trib ute we lay upon this altar, we hope in some measure to add to the tok ens of love, faith and trust flowing from the people of the United State's to the people of Italy. Nations Stand Together. "It is proper at this moment, when we stand together at the last resting place of one who made the ultimate sacrifice to a high cause, that we, who are living, should pledge to each other the fulfillment of the high purposes held in common by our two governments and our two peoples. It is fitting we should pledge to each other devotion to justice and toler ance: faithful labor and unselfish service to truth in all our words; loyalty in our lives, and honesty in all our deeds. "To the honor brought to this spot by the unknown warrior himself, my government and my people, and we who represent them, can today add little. We have faith, however, that we can bring here a high resolve. With the hearts and minds of our two nations in accord, we may to gether pledge here a service of self sacrifice less complete, but no less valuable and immortal, than that we honor in this unknown soldier. "Nation and nation, we share that virtue, that bravery, that dedication, that spirit of devotion which we now honor in this soldier of Italy. He is not alone Italy's soldier, for, by the Slayers of Squad ' of Troopers Are Brought to Jails (Br Associated Freas.1 Chairlesitoni, W. Va., Jain. 18 Thirty five state policemen sent into the Boone county hills in search of Henry Alford of Dry Branch; Pat Jeffries and Leo Allison, charged with shoot ing two troopers last Sunday have returned to Charleston from Seth, where the men were captured, and bringing two other prisoners Elmer Smith and Willis Spaulding with them Alford, who was oaflginally arrested on a capias issued by the Logan coun ty court in comnectin with the armed march of miners last summer, escap ed after the troopers who arrested ihim, were shot. He was immediately sent to Huntington and will be turn ed over to Logan Authorities tomor row. Smith is charged with aiding Jefferies and Allison to escape after they are alleged to have shot the troo pers' in their attempt to free Alford. Spaulding, a neighbor of Aford, was taken 'Into custody on a charge of moonsflimgimg. IN QUEBEC 10 PAY OFF DEB AND BUILD ROADS LIVES 0F MEN ARE BEING READ BY A WORLD OF SINNERS Rev. Johnson Stirs a Great Audience at Tabernacle "ARE YOU ANESPISTLE?" Will Speak Tonight on Why No Revival Pos sible Here (Br Associated Press.) Quebec, Jan. 18. Profits from liquor sales in the province of Que bec will pay off the public debt in twenty yeqrs, maintain (roads and provide funds for education, accord ing to a report prepared by Premier Tasdiereau for submission to the legislature in its present session. Basing his findings on the busi ness done since May, 1921. when the liquor -trade became a government monopoly, the premier estimated that the yearly profit would be $4,000, 000. From the moral, as well as finan cial standpoint, Quebec liquor laws have proved successful, Mr. Tasche reau claims. , "No doubt," he admits, "some drunken men are to be found. They will always be found, and there are more of them in prohibition commu nities New York, for example." The premier announced the gov ernment planned to 'encourage the consumption of wine, rather than push the sale of spirits. To that end a purchasing office will be establish ed in Paris, to buy wines directly from the producers in France, Italy, Spain and Portugal. These supplies will be defiveerd to consumer' in Quebec at little more than cost. The government's ordinary profit is 20 per cent. The liquor commis sion maintains 59 liquor shops, 15 storehouses and three departments for shipping. The monthly payroll is $71,000. in an election December 27, last,; virtue that is in us, we Americans VE GROWERS MEET Tan. 18 The Florida Swine Association met in annual i here today with a large from all parts of the state ,.,i,ocorI Inst nieht by T. T Reese for the Farmers' Bank and Trust company at 101.2 and accrued interest. Last week the city commission de clined an offer of 99.57. which was the bid of W. A. Dutch, against the bid of Mr. Reese for the bonds in the open commission meeting, the latter's bid at that time being par 1 anJ awrupd interest. The bonds, which have to De vali dated, are expected to be ready for delivery about February 1. Republicans Will Press Refunding and Soldier Bills Washington, Jn7T-A decision to press, first, the allied debt refunding bill and next the soldier's bonus bill was reached today by Republican sen, ators in their first conference of this session of Congress. The second conference is called for tomorrow to discuss dertadls of the two meures. Opposition to the bonus bill developed, but it was officially that "Jon to P,ace." the list carried by large maponty. have earned the right to call him Canadian Courts to Decide Case of Bullock Today (Br Associated Presa. Hamilton, Ont., Jan. 18. The Ca nadian immigration board today or dered the deportation of Matthew Bullock, the negro wanted in North Carolina on a charge of inciting to rit. An appeal was immediately taken to the Canadian government, which acted as a stay in the execu tion of' the order. BAPTISTS COLLECTED OVER THIRTY MILLION Nashville, Jan. 18. Cash collec tions made on subscriptions to the Baptist seventy-five million-dollar campaign taken in the drive two years ago amount to more than $30 000,000, the conservation committee here was told today by churchmen. ENVER PASHA CAPTURED London, Jan. 18 Enver Pasha, for mer Turkish minister of war who fled from Turkey shortly after the close COUNCIL ASKS TAX ASSESOR NOT TO BE MASTIC" Inference Is That Assess ment of Full Value Undesired MUSI HAVE MORE GASH Lengthy Session Held With Tax Matters Principal Topic NATIONS APPROACH SUBJECT Posse Searching for Slayer of a Polk County Man Lake Wales, Jan. 18. A posse of citizens is assisting officers in a search for a negro named Godbolt who last night shot and killed Dep uty Sheriff O. T. Smith about twen ty miles east of here," near the Kis simmee river. The negro had an altercation with Mr. Hartsog, in charge of the com missary for the Lake Wales Naval Stores ..company, over an account of $1.80, which the man claimed he had paid. He shot twice at Hartsog and, as he was leaving the store, after the commissary manager had ordered him out of the place. Smith went out to arrest the man. Going to a house where he hought Godbolt was hiding, he left a man to watch the windows. The negro cov ered this man, who dropped his pis tol and ran, as the negro ordered. As Smith came out of the house God bolt shot him, using a shotgun of buckshot. of the war was captured in the Cau casus, says a Constantinople die patch. "-"" Notwithstanding the unfavorable weather last night the Johnson tab ernacle had only a few vacant seats. The music of the great shorus stirred the audience. The male chorus sang with spiritual power, "The Church in the Wildwood." Mr. Piper in his im pressve waiy played a cornet solo and Mr. Taylor with his usual pathos sang, "They led Him away to be Cru cified." Rev. Bob Johnson took .his text from II Cor. 3:2, "Ye are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read of all men." The speaker Isaid, im pan, that the church member is the world's Bible. The world is reading the lives of men. The children of this genera - 'tion are wiser than the children of light. Man makes his own reputa. tion and the world puts the stamp on it. The place in this world the most like'Tiell ia the place filled with wicked people. The preacher, addressing his re marks to the Christians, said men stumble over the Christian who does not let his light shine. He illustrated this by the blind man who kept a lan. tem by his side so no one would stumble over him. You may not be lieve a thine hurts you, but the world sees how it injures your life. The minister spoke tenderly of the home. He said tlhel children aA step. ping in the parents tracks. If you are a new creature old things are passed away and all thing3 have be come new. It is a bad sight to see children playing about the home and the parents going to destruction. The speaker asked a few questions and left the audience to answer for themselves. He asked, "Is the Chris tioan who will not come to the meet ing and pray for the lost a proper apostle?" Boys and1 grils are watch ing Christians all over this town. He said whenever people in a town will earnestly make David's prayer "Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, O God, and know my thoughts." there will be a revival. His direct 'questions asked the busi ness man if he was a proper epistle and read of all men. Does your clerk believe in your religion? Are you a proper epistle in your home" when jour conduct is a violation of scrip ture? Are you a proper epistle and never win a soul to Christ ? Are you a proper epistle and never (hold pray er in your home? Are you a proper epistle when you make your children rush to school with never a prayer ov er them? Are you a proper epistle He told of two neighbors out in the west with a tall fence between them and one party put a large sign on his side "Our neighbors built this fence." Illustrating evil in Christian neigh bors. ' A young man in the west came to a sense of his lost condition and said, "My father and mother were the cause of my damnation." In an other instance Mr. Johnson was hold ing a meeting and a petition was cir culated for the merchants to close one hour and a Sunday school super intendent refused to sign but a sa loon keeper next door signed. Was that superintendent a proper epistle?" The speaker told of another case where a man stumbled seventeen years through tlhe 'inconsistent life of a professed Christian and closed with a very touching story of the last words of Jerry MeOauley where he closed big life with ft testimonial, "It is all right' FIIIAl ACT America Has Take Fight for Yellow 1 of Orient A resolution asking Tax Assessor Walton to "assess the taxes of Pa: latka fair and equitably!? and "not to be too drastic," was the most impor-j tant matter occupying the attention: of council lost night. Just what the resolution means was not made; clear, but the debate on Alderman Gay's reference to Tax Assessor Walton's letter read at the last meeting indi cated that at least some of the mem bers are opposed to a full valuation. Alderman Gay said he thought council should take some action on Assessor Walton's letter, which he in terpreted as meaning that Mr. Walton asked advice. Mr. Walton's letter was read later, and it was shown that he did not ask for, councilmanic in structions, but merely informed coun cil that he found that the law 'pre scribed that he must make assess ments for the full value of property to the" best of his knowledge and be lief. Alderman Smith led the debate against a hundred per cent assess ment. He hypothecated his argu ment on the inference that if the as sessments are doubled that taxes will be doubled, irrespective of council's right to fix the millage after .he tax rolls have been turned in. He said that while the prsent council might make the millage such that the taxes would not be higher, there 13 no assu rance that the next council might not take advantage of the margin permit ted by law and tack on a few more mills. Check on Next Council Presidenlt Dineen advanced the ob servation that if the next council is disposed to raise taxes regardless that it cam have just as much influ ence with the assessor as the present council has, demand that he do 'his duty and assess at full value and then fix the millage at whatever figure it desires, so that whatever effect coun cil's action in the present instance might have it will not be binding on the next council and will not limit its power to raise or lower taxes. City Attorney Merryday said that council had no authority to pass a resolution asking the assessor to fix the valuations on a1 fifty per cent ba sis and Alderman Rowton said it would be just as well to pass a resolu tion asking the chief of police to vio late the law. Alderman Gay' thought that uness the assessor is instructed to make the valuation on a fifty per cent basis that he will proceed to fix it on a one hundred .per cenlt basis, and that coun cil should at least accede to Mr. Wal ton's request and it developed that he had not asked council what to do, but' had "advised" that he found that the city charter prescribed the basis on which -he was to make ihis assessments and left the impression, that he pro poses to follow the law. Alderman Pursley said he did not think the minute books should 'show that council had issued instructions to the assessor to make the valuation on a fifty per cent basis, and on hie motion this was stricken from Mr. Smith's resolution. Alderman Johnson said he could see no necessity in passing" a resolution at all, as council has nothing to do with the basis of assessment, which is fixed by law, and that council can (Continued on Page Eight) JAPAN NON-COf,! Britain Revises SufecSr tions. But Is in Hep Accord 7 (By Associated iaa) Washington, Jan. 18. Extended discussion of the American proposal to apply "more effectually" the prin ciple of the open door 'in China was in prospect today when the Far East ern committee of the arms confer ence met to resume consideration' of the subject. ' ...". Revised at the suggestion of the British delegation to provide for an international board of reference to review present and future conces sions to determine whether they con flict with the open door policy as re defined, in the original draft of the resolution presented by Secretary Hughes, the proposal already has . been given the approval of that del egates of Italy have announced adherence in principle. The resolution, briefly, would bind ' t.ho rprtrpRpnted nnwpra not to seek special spheres of influence in China ' nor secure concessions or monopolies which would abridge the principle of ' equal economic and commercial op portunity, while China, on her part, would undertake to co-operate in maintaining that equality. Japan Non-Committal. Although Baron Shidehara, for Ja pan, expressed "accord with the gen eral principles" embodied, he reserv ed judgment pending opportunity for more thorough examination of the proposal. For the French dele gation, M. Sarraut, while indicating, with the other spokesmen, accept ance of the provisions re-defining the open door principle and setting up the international board of reference, seriously questioned the practicabil ity of the provision in Article 4 whereby existing concessions may be submitted to the board for possible adjustment if they appeared incon sistent with the open .door principles set forth. r M. Sarraut said he felt this pro vision might result in existing rights being compromised and contended it would mean introduction of the prin ciples of retroactivity and of re vision whidh had nob befbre been admitted to .a recognized legal stat us." He said it would be" necessary to study the probable effect of the article more carefully before reach ing any final decision. The Shantung negotiations- mean time, were continued today by the Japanese and Chinese delegates, while completion or the naval trea ty still awaited -a' solution of the Pacific fortifications' problem, de spite receipt by the 'Japanese of par tial instructions from Tokio. "Why Palatka Cannot Have a Soul Sewing Revival." J.T3L Tonight Rev. Johnson will speak on when you vote for booze?" .t . FIRE IN DANVILLE BURNS DOWN 1 A BUSINESS BLOCK (Br'AaMdat1 Preaa.) Danville, Va, Jan. 18. Fire early today destroyed the Miller building, a three-story brick structure, built a year ago on the site of a former building burned in 1920. A drug store, a dozen offices, rebtaurant and Young . Women's Christian asso ciation occupied the' structure. The .fire originated' in the restaurant. ", .