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Morehouse n toniphtt await ' the Friday when " the 1 state its cards on the table in juse "kidnapping and mur-Tc-lailure of .the Btte motion ft: dragnet during week 'has given the impres additioifal arrests promised t be made' before 1 the day f ". th meantimtf investigations are g extended. - There, were reports department 'of " justice agents ' delv into the actidties of un itifjed secret organizations which e conducted raid: against . ,' the less.. Louisiana-Arkansas border The Ku Klux Klan Of the realm of misiana has afso had agents in the Atf-it waf Tepo'rted, "t6 .Jearn , if se organizations' were , Responsible .ir thV outrage pn th6f Blstrp-Mer .iDge highway qn, thelight,' of Au rtust 24 ' wheri Jiyemftjhbers of old forehouse families wer' kidnapped, twi flogged and two murdered. , ' , Because of the reports made ' .by the scores of Persons wlio' were re- lu7 iITOm' tnZL-P efllTJp.QP-tick,bollcS. re Mdhided ' that the mob was robed-and masked " rfgalia . -similar to. that worn by the Ku Klu Klari -theyjslate 'klansman 'are sending Investigators into . More hourte. t9, sift the affair to-the bottom and to report thenr Kridiiigs. .-,;- , - - If. the klah as a wholi is guilty, its ', charter ' svlli be revoked; If individual members vjbre ; implicated" thj'jipirill .bejleft to their fellow -kknsmeh to "face the fate they deserve." This was the edict of chieftains who gath ered irt New Orleans yesterday. ' J " Forker1a4ayo to Figh. ft: Baltjmore, J5ee " 30. Indication that tfie fight to keep' Dr. B. M. Mc? Koin, ' former mayor o,f Mer Rouge, La., from being returned to that state, where "he t is wanted on a charge of murdef, : would be contin ved to the last, was given ' today -'when ioraaer United States District ' Attorney Robert : R. Carman, the physician's counsel, said he had men tioned the case to Judge John C. Rose, of the United States district court, ..' . ' ;' - Mr. Carman again vtodsy said that he would- make no further move to ward obtaining hisf lient's ' release until after ' the extradition! hearing before .Governor Ritchie, as the Louisiana , officers are expected here vitft the. necessary papers tomorrow, t is not expected -that the, case will e before the governor until Tues ay, as Monday is a holiday. , LICENSE TAG3 RECEIVED" Many automobile -license' tags for , 1S23 have been already' received by applicants from Palatka and Putnam county, jn spite of the fact, that there via much delay in the receipt of the rtock by the state comptroller-, from the' manufacturers. The ,1923 tags bow erange-c&lorod raised . figures and letters 'oa' a dark 'blue ; back ground, and'carry . a,ri outline of the state On the ' .extreme V right. ' The 'twIioW jiffair 4s much more attractive '4,'osV of 1922 but the . price remains thfr same.- ' ,; ' ("1 RE CAUSES HEAVY LOSS AT ATLANTIC CITY BOARDWALK Atlantic City, N J, Dec 30-Fire cause da quarter of a million damage at New. York avenue and the Board walk todays Three- persans were re ported ninsing tonight - and three firemen were slightly' injurd. Four sirfs, cabaret singers i one, bf the buildings destroyed, were carried 'down ladder safrfy. -. -., j The interior of the If suljtt. tloug afe and. Hugo's., Beautp Shopp were .'stroyed.; The interior , of the Hotel ?feas nd that of the Orchard Show aloon were badly damaged. ; . ' New Tickets Ready fori LJse Under New System - 4 .-,-.v ; Beginning; ' tomorrow-; those . pur chasing tickets ivef the St. Johns river bridge, will receivecoupons. in stead of the usual ticket to be punch ed like a meal ticket, and only those whose Innual passes have not yet expired can drive by the bridge tend er and gaily wave their hands with out stopping, v- " . The tickets for the new system will be delivered tomorrow Ud will im mediately go into effect in - accord ance with the decision of the beard of county commissioners More than a million tickets have been printed to take care of the various schedules agreed on. : These books . range in price from 25 cents to fl5, and, ca cording to careful estimates of th' board," consent users of the bridge will not have to .pay any' more than they were legitimately paying Under the annual pasg system. It is be lieved that the coupons will stop the abuse of the pas system.' ' 5 Following is the scale of prices: ; 12 tickets foil" 25 cents. ' " , 24 tickets for 50 cents. 50 tickets for $1.00. . s 100 tickets for $1.75. ' v -.' . : ,v 500 tickets for $6.25.- 1000. tickets fo $10.00. ' . ' 0000 tickets,- f of $t6.W. . ;v-' ; Each ; ticket will be -good for one person and four for each autdmoblie, just as at present so many units are punehed out of a ticket. A car' with, driver and; three passengers will cost eish't 'tickets. x 1 !; ' . .".'.'': for convenience ,inN carrying half of the sheets are made up1 of tickets of five -units. In other words, each tick et is good for five passengers; or an automobile and driver.- None of the tickets--will be good if detached. Stubborn Trusts Still Hoping to Get Their Rebates Br Aunlitfl Ptru) ' - Tallahassee, Dec. 30.-r-The Gulf Refining company, tndard Oil company and - Texas .Oil company, whose properties were seized here a faw days ago by the sheriff of Leon county under a writ of attachment obtained by- State Comptroller Amos to enforce collectio nof the one-cent-a-gallon 'gasoline tax, -furnished forthcoming bonds' today and their holdings were released. The ' Gulf company put up approximately $20, 000, the Standard $19,000, and the Texas company $9,000. .';-' NEGRO ASSOCIATION , . ; , . MAKES DECLARATION ' New York, Dec. 30. r Women in the south' " have repudiated lynojhing as a protection for . won'anhood, and have joined in a demand ' that the Dyer anti-lynching bill - be enacted by congress, the Association for Ad vancement of Colored People declar ed today, in its annual report. .. - According to the statement, - sev eral .leading southern . journals also have joined in the demand for' the bill. The association asserted that it is responsible for presenting extradi tion of colored men accused of crimes in certain southern states . and has protected the civil rights of such men.. -... . . -.' . ., MIKE DONOHUE RESIGNS Montgomery, Ala, Dei. 30-rMike Donohuot f of nineteen , years, head coach at the Alabama Polytechnic in stitute X Auburn), announced here to-' daj that he had signed a contract with the Louisiana State university at Baton Rouge. Donohue .-, stated that, his cointract was signed for five years and he 'will receive $10,000 a yearv. . , .; . - .... - J AMBASSADOR WARREN TO QUIT Tokio, Dec. 30. Charles B. War ren, United Stateaambssad,or to Ja pan, will jf&k&F. 2JWWWM J -'he Preidet 9M,v$hiit4.,')Bnifarjr. 22 and, aftar -Recepsars. conferences , with President. ' Harding, r and Secretary Hughes, will present hi! resignation, he announced today?., , ; Fifteen Booze Boats Big , ' Surprise to Prohi Chief $7,000,000 OF DRINKS Believe 6oAooo Cases Are , But Small Portion of ? Invoice . 'My MMUd Pmh) New York, pec. 30. With the sub-chaser Hensen, federal dry navy, of the port of New York, tied up at the Battery with engines disabled, tfe Narrows .wig left inguarded" to night long enough for fifteen .rum runners to slip iflto port with -nearly. $7,000,000 worth of liquor for New Xear's, the police department was advised.' ,V -J The ffiteen liquor .vessels are' be lieved by prohibition pfficials to have aboard at: least 60,000 case's, of liquor. They represent only a part of the fleet of rum-laden craft whffcli since a lew days betore Christmas had been laying outside the three- Jesscl- 11 .ne sa"ea aDDara ner om milo limit .-oitin nnnn-nniw f.'any port in Germany. She sailed oppu run the gauntlet. .. ' . Federal Prohibition Zone Chief Ap pleby was amazed when he - learned tha tthe Jlensen, flagship . of his "dry fleet," was tied.up at her pier. "I thought-she wjs, out patrolling theNarrows,'! he explained. ; Someone Fixed It? Appleby immediately got in touch with Captain John H. Drysart, com mander of the Hansen. It developed that a mysterious order had been re- engines repaired, hut the authoruyi for the order could not be learned. The rum-chaser ' then y9nt , to her dock and her engines were taken down. - " , All this 'followed discovery , in ihe crew's quarters of the Hansen today of 20 cases of. liquor alleged to have been part of a . cargo 'of 70 cases seized "on the schooner Lennie Bell, several days ago. '. , V When Appleby told Captain Dry sart that since the Hansen had dock ed under her own power, she should put to see at once to watch the liquor smugglers, he was informed the en gine was dismantled. Besides, said Captain Drysart. the removal of members of his crew, in connection with the 20 cases had left him too short-handed to start on patrol. With the Hansen out of the way Appleby tonight endeavored to press every available small boat into serv ice to. head off the blockade -runners Kline Resigns as ' Florida's Coach; , , , . . . , r , May Take Acosta Mr A Ht FrM XJainesville, Dec. 80. VV. .G. (Bill) Kline, head coach at the ' University of Florida, handed his resignation to athletiCjuthoritieg today asking that it become . effective immediately. Mr. Kline said' he was quitting coaching to go into business and while he made no definite plans, probably would lo cate in Miami. . -. , Mr. Kline came to', Florida., three years ago from,he University of Ne braska, where, in one year, ha turn ed out a football eleven, tba't won theJ championship of the Missouri valley Conference. . . . . , No successor has been selected and it is unlikely, any official action .will take place until the -meeting of" the athletic . board next eek John Acosta, of Jacksonville, former Yale football star, who coached the Flor ida freshman,, eleven this fall and whipped into shape a yearling team that defeated evry opponent it met, is looked upon as a possible success or should KJine's resignation be ac cepted, although none of the direc tors have discussed it.. ' . CARDINALS HAVE PICKED , BRADEXTOWX QUARTERS St. - Louis, Dec. 30 Exhibition games with six majoh league .-clubs farms part of the. St. Louis Nationals spring conditioning. program, it was announced .tonight. .The .-Cardinals expect to begin -training at- Braden- town about Manh Z." J -. - ' ' "'I f " . i ' I wfljt bftvorianized. ,, " ,"f'V'" ' ' ' :- ': Confident 'Drag, Dbdjger onippea on.uerman3 -Boil?" ir'Hk". OFFiCWLSOayjGUARD Jupiter Due; to Arrive at Her Dockj Today or .Tomorrow "l i ? -.' -...'. ;',. . ' Pcnsacola, Dec. 30.s-The Gertnan steamer Jupiter, ita "Which. Grover Cleveland Bergdotf, draft dodger, '. is reported to be attempting to 1 enter the United States -through Pensacola, with ordinary., weather- conditions, should arrive, here tomorrow or Mon day. The Jupiter sailed from Sayal, Azores, December 13, and unless ad verse weather is encountered it usij- type 17 o 18 daysVto arrive t Pen sacola. Bergdoll has been aboard the Jupiter- for more than, a month, ' ac cording ta the local agents for the from Cardiff, Wales, with a cargo of coal November 30, for the Azores " Local customs and. 'department -of justice officials are keeping constant vigU for ,the veasel, 'She will ; be boarded immediately upon arrival, t ' -- , ' - f. i , Jacksonville Bank Increases Capital nnrl Cuts Riot M1nn Ht 4aaMfati frrmm . V Jacksonville, Dec. 30. Edward W. Lane, president of the Atlantic Na tional bank of this city, announced today, that the-directors at a meet ing Thursday voted a, 300 per cent stock dividend, payable today, and a quarterly cash dividend of 6 per cent, payable January 2. The' bank, which is the largest in. Flbrida, previously had been capitalized at $350,000. With the new dividend the. capital stock will be $1,400,000. Its deposits aggregate more than $20,000,000. The bank has paid a total of $1,051,000 in dividends since its organization in 1903. Two Yield Lives to Prevent Wreck ' : Passenerer Train Philadelphia, Dee. 30. Two Phila delphia & Reading railway track walkers, Antonio Diello and Carmino Grande, sacrificed their lives today tn' removing a railroad tie from the path of on express train bound frofn New 'York to Philadelphia. The 'tie hod been dropped in' rails by two other employes in their haste to get out of the way of the train. Diello and Grande jumped forward and threw the tie clear of the track, but were not able tb get away them selves before the locomotive struck them. Their prompt action probably averted a wreck, it was declared. The accident -occurred a tFern Rock, Pa. FRADY'S ILLNESS MAY ' POSTPONE MURDER TRIAL Miami, 'Dec. 30. Lloyd D. Heth, the Chicago attorney employed by relatives of Mrs. Dorothy Frady to assist in the prosecution of Edgar G. Frady, charged with her murder, to day stated on arrival here that he will not insist that Frady go to trial oh January 3. if Frady is in the se rious condition reported REGULAR MONTHLY MEETINGS V The regular meeting of the' city council will be held on Tuesday evening; next, at which time should be considered in of improved - rail way crossings in various portions of the city, n Iother localities the Coast Line hag readily agreed to re place rotten crossings with new ones of asphalt upon tarqutst of the city authorities. . ! 1 -' 1 The rejrular-i monthly cprikmg 'of tlie board of -count; Im'rtiisaioners will ke held on Moi court ' board house,- at which ti rtti rt-Vn Court's Order jSuspend ihg. Operations Is ive. i ." f.UY - BE JJGAr flGHT This Will' Come Qver an .Effort to Tak'd Up Effective at . midnight last night all operations of . the Ockalaha Valley railroad ceased under an , order is sued by Circuit Judge W. H. Bullock at Ocala last week, directed to Re ceiver A. Ghrisrensen. Whether this meang the final abandonment of the road or not remains' to be seen. ; fe lt is not believe dthat junking the road will bring any return to , the bond holders, as taxes for two years, amounting t approximately $25,000 and receivers' certificates issued this year amounting to $19,365 will have to be paid first, and it is not believed that the rail and equipment will net much over this amount, as the cost of taking up the rail and delivering it to; a designated f.o.b. point would be considerable.' - - -. , . The state will , exact the payment of taxes before any of the property is moved, and in the event this amount is not forthcoming the road would then be sold at sheriff's sale all of the amount jabove the taxes due.,; Of. the receivers certificates is sued the Rodman Lumber - company holds $14,365 and the Wilson Cypress company $5,6()0. 4 These certificates Were Diirch'aseH in nrder t hat tha taoad nitgh ja"y fitstaxes 'flifs'1 year and continue operating.. Under the court's order they "wjll take prece dence over all other indebtedness. With the suspension of the road the Rodman Lumber company will be pvacticaly bottled up. Dr. L; W. Warren, one of the trustees named by the creditors, stated that unless the mill at Rodman can be sold in the next few days that it will be dis mantled and sold by piece-meal. If this is done another problem will confront the company that of mov ing the material .after it is sold. It has been evident since' the Wil son Cypress company and the Rod man Lumber company discontinued hauling their.Jogs over the road that' it could, not operate and meet , ex penses. . The amount of freight de veloped along, the line is infinitesimal and practically no through freight is offered. The principal reason for this latter condition is that the road has ' no connection agreements, and that the roadbed and rolling stock is in 'such bad condition that some roads declined to turn freight over . to., it without a proper bond, it is said. , ; Some time ago it was known that a plan was developing to, consolidate the Palatka-Jacksonville Steamboat Line with the Ocklawaha Valley rail way, but this deal seems to have fall en through, although it was siated in well informed circles today that in the event the road can be secured at a reasonable price under present con ditions it may yet be consummated. JACKSONVILLE RECORDS, SHOW MANY DRUNKS Jacksonville, Dec; 30. Local police headquarters announced tonight that arrests for intoxication in ' Jackson ville during 1922 will exceed in num ber any year since 1901. Records prior to that time were destroyed in a lire which razed a large part of the city. The number of persons docket ed for drunkenness during the- year will approximate 700, it was stated. MIAMI BREAKS, RECORDS Miami, Dec. 30. A total of $4,- $4,647,744 in construction was com pleted or started during the year just closed, the city building , inspector's books showed tonight. August -was the high month, $998,700 in permits being. issuedTbreaking all records for a single month. - BIG THING FOR PALATKA - In the opinion of T. M. Waldron. the noted potato producer of East Palatka, "Tha best thing that Palat ka can do right now is to keep the general public' from finding out there was ever a question as to having the full term of school." . " ' ' flECEItf ED JlTiyiAlL v :,, . ;-1... j- r, .4 ;' Two - Arrested tfeged to -Haye VBorhb Marshfield, Wis., Dec. 30, James Magnuson, a farmer living six miles southeast of -Marshfield, and his '18-year-old son was arrested late today in connection witK the "mailin? of a dynnmite.fiomb to' James' A. Chap man,' county commissioner. . ' V'"-.. The' bomb exploded 1 while ' Mr. Chapmtfh was opening' the package, blowing off Mr. Chapman's left arm.. Mrs. Chapman'-tHed' late? from iftjjir ries 'she 'received.: ? ' 'V.' -t . "Sheriff Mueller, ,' accompanied bjr raepUtie ; hd vpoAall inspectors, ?-ar rested -Ma'gnuson in ft wood about fortyv ro'ds from hig house and then found the son at home.''; Both were taken" t Wiscoraia Rapids, the coun ty seat.' v t j V; -I.'.-'' : - - , " Magnuson, a ScindinaVian 'settler, was one of the bitterest' opponents of a drainage ditch project which Chap- mart, as a commissioner, h spon- sored. 'm '''-. N a v si i Appropriation Bill Passes Carrying $325,000,000 ; . 'tV' '-'!' " '"" '' ' ' '.' K . , (Br AMorlated Pft Washington, Pec. 30. After the calming of the senate three-day "storm by the withdrawal of Senator Borah's amendment proposing a world's eco nomic conference ' the senate today passed the $325,000,000 fiavalappro priation bill and. adjourned over New Year's. . ' .' . .. ' ' Debate on' the Borah amendment was not resumed today and the bill was also passed without a mention of the house provision requesting the president to negotiate with the prin cipal naval powers for further naval armament limitation, This provision remaining in, the bill wjll go' to the president ahd will not come before the senate and house conferees. It requests the president -to negotiate with Great Britain, Japan and Italy with a view to agreements limiting vessels under 10,000 tons and air craft not covered by the treaty. 1 After passage of the naval bill the administration- shipping bill, which had been' laid aside temporarily, was brought up and placed in position for resumption of debate when the senate meets Wednesday. Tourists Who Put Tin in Tin Can Meet in Tampa IttT Awwelatsa ftiiil Tampa, Dec. 30. More than 3,000 tin canners are'expected to attend the fourth annual convention of Tin Can Tourists of the World to open at 7 o'clock Monday evening at DeSoto Park, autoombile tourist camp here. Royal Tin Can Opener G. M. Tre maine, of Fredonia, N. Y., ia expected to preside at the convention which is to continue throughout next Satur day night. ' ' ; JONES AND PERRY BUY MORE BIG NEWSPAPERS Jacksonville, Dec. 30. John H. Perry' and Richard Lloyd Jones, pub lishers of The Jacksonville ' Journal, announced today tha purchase of The Minneapolis (Minn.) News, Jhe Reading (Penn.) . ' News-Times, -a morning newspaper, and- The Read ing' Telegram, an afternoon publica tion. -The . Perry-Jones group of newspapers 'also includes The Pen sacola Journal, Tulsa (OkU.) Tri- fbune, and Chralestou (S. C) Amer ican. ' ''; ' . ., . . . l-if'4ticti'iCJi r ?K fi.'-' ' .' BANKS tilOSte MN'0AT" ': Because r'f-a.) fVJTjhSahky the sever 7-l re- luivinjlo"-'-.....,.. ; j t. inorrx . . "V Tuesday- . , ; '.v ' ; BORAH -WITHDRAWS DEBATED MEASURE. SENATE flDJOUPMS "'4' .i, .' DIJTLIEIJI.:'. ACCUSEIMlrFnJIUD dfeds Xbt Millions 'fif " ' y jiollars . tmolvM W'&t t: .,, . - A' 4UU3 7 A 7 piiiGifljio:; r ' '; . - - -t. . UaughertyCf 'Bjgv fcactor -; in Iristif?atinfrther: ' - ; Irobe : ; Washington, ; De4 30-Bendict t Crowell, fornier assistan1': secretary . of war, and six other war-time far mer officials of the wair department, werecharged today ' in jan mdictment . returned by ,a special 'federal grand ' jury here with cokspiracy to def raut the 'government and ; with delaying and defeating the administration of law. . ) 'f The seven defendants were said by the ' jury to have participated .un lawfully in award of contracts left by the government during the waf and after ' the armistice, 'involving ' expenditures , totaling " hundreds of -mlilions of dollars, and in which some of their number had a , pecu- , niary interest. - , .r ' -t Those named as (Conspirators with . Mr. Crowell were; William A. Star- rett, of New York, erfgineer and ar chitect, said to have been a member - 1 ' of the firmgof Starrett 4 Van" Vleck ' and the' Thompsonfetarjrett Co., Inc., . and later associated with the George A. Fuller CoV general contractors. ' He was chairman of the y(ar depart ment's committee on emergency con struction, connected ifn'tfie coiinsefi of national defense. ; , .'-.' - Morton C; Tuttle, of Boston, Mass,, said to be ,, general manager of the Aberthaw - Construction , company, and formerly a member of the emergency construction committee, r'. Clemens W. Lundoff, of Cleveland; Ohio, sajd to be vice president and general maanger of the Crowell-Lun- doff-Little Co., and general manager of the Cleveland Construction com pany. H ealso was a member of the: emergency construction committee. Clair Foster, reported to live in , Ganada, and formerly associated with the Thompson? Starrett and the" George "A. Fuller Co., and also wittf." the emergency construction commit- . tee, . . , .'.'.-: '- i '. John H. McGibbons, of. Baltimore ' and Chicago, said ti have represenV.. ed a bonding compaay issuing bonds for contractors and associated during! ' the war with the construction com-' -mittee. . . . , . :'.!'.. , James A. Mears, of Boston anrf Springfield, ; Mass., former . ' general manager of Fred T. Ley & Co., Jnc general contractors to whom the firsfc." contract for construction of a . n- tional army cantonment was award- . ed. He was secretary to the con- : struction -committee in the war de-' partment during the war. ' The indictment was the first of its . kind to be returned as, a result of in vestigation of . war fraud cases ini-'' tiated by Attorney Gencrla -Daugheip ty. . Others are expected to follow completion of the presentation' of evi dence by - department of justice, agents which' is $aid to be -rapidly-approaching the stage required fort . jury consideration. V -. 1 ,- State Road Fund ' ' . f ?' Gets $601,33&.71 From GasolinOTax . Tallahassee, Dee. SO.-rComptrolIer Amos announced tonight , that collec tions from the efie-cent-a-gaf!on tai "j, on gasoline sold af, wholesale in the ' state v during . 1922 had amounted to-t $601,319.41 and an additional M7.30 . in penalties. The tax in 1921; opera-1 tvie gnly from Julj 1 to the end of ' the year, pnxluccd $228,or.6.4'"Y money , goes to the state ro- '. ' " SLAYER. OF PI "l"' i POL.Vv Warsaw, ' , , , - was snf'r the - ... v '1 A v