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THE WEATHER. Fair Sunday, except local rains north portion. Monday, generally fair, light variable winds. Highest temperature yesterday, S3 de crees; lowest, 61 degrees. r VOL. XXI. NO. 34. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 3, 1918. PRICE FIVE CENTS STRIKERS III YET RESTLESS "GERMAN Y Movement Appears Be Wan ing Largely Through Con tact of Men and Police. BERLIN CENTRE OF DISTURBANCES Reported Bare Sixty Yards Senarates Americans and Huns at One Point. (Associated Press Summary) Germany's workers are still restless, .tnd although the strike movefent ap pears, to be waiting:, largely through the drastic measures of authorities, there are threats of further demon strations and the continuation of siwud'v.- disorders. Perlin and its en viron remain the center of a dis lurbinec where on Thursday the trowds overturned street cars, and in terfered with the workers who kept to their employment and frequently col lided with the police. Battle front activities are confined ti 'minor operations. On the French sector, ocurd by Americans, inter mittent tiring has been in progress. A distance of only sixty yards separate the American and German trenches at some points. A semi-official statement from Ber lin Friday mr.i'i declares that Friday's listurl finces were on a minor nature. nd that men were Returning to worU ind the prevailing opinion was thj strike had passed its high water mark. The Krupp plant at Essen was in full swing", it was asserted, while work is :eain proceeding in the Hamburg and 'anir shipyards, :ind wss to havj '.wn rf turned at K--?v Saturday. in an while the countries contiguoi s t fit rmany are threatened with labor troubles;. Holland is preparing to cope iwlth a general strike t be ccllcil in - mslprdam Monday, and a cloud .f " oifflnilt ies with industrial elements n ppars to be hanging over Swlt7er iand. Developments In connection with the Brest T.itovsk peace negotiations are virtually nil- It is revealed, how ever, the Germans have refused the Bolshevik i elegates permission to isit Warsaw. A request for the repr triation of Polish troops in the Russian army was also refjsed. SPEEDING UP OF WAR ACTIVITIES IS EXPECTED. Washington, Feb. 2. Speeding up "f general staff activities is ex;,er-ed lo follow the appointment of Mijor General Peyton C March as acting chief staff of army, an announcement which depends only on advices from "leneral Pershing that March can b? 'pared from duties as chief of arti'lery f the expeditionary forces. Genera! Rliss will remain in Franca is permanent representative ot me United States on the supreme war rouncil- -RIGHTFUL CONDITIONS ARE INTIMATED IN GERMANY. An Atlantic Tort, Feb. 2. The or.li: on that unless the war ends within year that there will be a revolution which will overthrow the Hohenzol erns In German was expressed by Rev. Moysius Diniels. upon his arrive! to-lay- from Germany via Switzerland. The German people are starving, and :he death rate among children is frightful, he said. DVER 200 LOST WHEN STEAMER IS TORPEDOED London, Feb. 2. The British armed oarding steamer I ouvain was tr i edoed and surk by a German subma rine in the Eastern Mediterranean on la nuary 2i- SUMMER SCHEDULE FLORIDATOWN FIRRY The FIcridatown ferry will go on summer schedule "Wednesday, Febru ary 6th. tnder the new schedule trips will be made as follows: Leave Ferry Pass 6 and 9 a. m., 1 and 4 p. m.; leave Florldatown 7:30 and 10:30 a. m.; C and 5 p. m. Special trips will be made as required. RUMANIAN GOLD SEIZED BY THE BOLS The Harrue, Feb. 2. Vienna Nue Freie Fresse reports the amount f sold belonging to Rumania and seized ty the Uolsheviki was valued at five hundred million francs. This news paper adds the Vienna authorities at tach gf.-at importance to the confis cation because the Rummian state e-.!d reserve is the chief guarantee for the Rumanian debt to central powers. TWO KILLED. 4 INJURED FROM TEUTON CUIUS Gen. Pershing Reports Upon Late Brush With the Germans. ENEMY SNIPERS DRIVEN FROM POST j American Machine Guns Scatter fathering ot Sharp Shooters. Associated Washington, Feb. 2. Press. . Two American soldiers were killed in action and four others slightly wounded January 30tli, the war department was advised to day by General Pershing. The dead are Corporal Erwin March, of Slayton, Minn.; and Private George II. Rauli, of Xew York. GUNNERS MAKE IT HOT FOR THE ENEMY SNIPERS "With the American Arfy in France, Feb. 2. (Associated Prese) American gunners and riflemen have made it hot for enemy snipers during the list twenty-four hours. On German snip in? post, discovered by a patrol, wis obliterated completely by our artillery fire. An enemy machine grun secretly placed during a fog where it could en filade ou? lires, had to be withdrawn American machine guns concentrated their fire on a nest of busy enemy snipers and compelled them all to seek safer cover. American artillery shelled the enemy first lines accurately-' with high ex plosives and responded . almost In stantaneously to a call for a barraga from the front line when the men there saw movements on the oth? side of the wire. "When the artillery fire cs(d, no Germans were visib' Three casualties were reported. Tw-j were caused by accidental bullet wounds and one by shell fre. Observers report that the Germans are hp:omin; nervous ard jumpy This is indicated especiallv by the un usual number of flares ser.t up dur ing last night. After one series the Americans got theinr first experience with the enemy "flying pigs," a num ber of which were aimed at an obser vation pest without result. During the early hours today the enemy attempted to set up a machin gun in a position close to a certain American trench. Effective use of rifles and grenades forced the Ger mans to withdraw. Two American patrols had hard luck early today. One was discovered by Germans in hiding and subjected to machine ?un fire but none of the Americans was hit. One group of American snipers discovered er.emy snipers and fired so well that the enemy retired hastily. It is believed eome German casualties were caused. RESTRICTIONS AT THE COMMUNITY DANCE Pome retrlctions will b placed on the Sattrday night community dances for the men of the service, according to announcement m?.de on the floor of the dance last night, and beginning next Saturday night on woman will be Admitted who have not an invitation Xo civilian will be admitted unless he brings with him a woman who has an invitation. AH service men are admitted, the uniform Is their invita tion, but no service man will be per mitted' to bring a woman who has not ! an invitation. These changes in the admission re quirements were made at the sugges tion of James Edward Rogers, special representative of the War Depart ment Commission on Training Camp Activities, who spent several days in Pensacola during the past week. The invitations will be issued by a large committee of representative wo men, which will meet each week and select these who will be Invited. TAILORS EXEMPT FROM CLOSING ORDER All tailors working on government contract in making uniforms for men of the service are exempt from the Monday closing order of the fuel ad mnistr?tion according to information received yesterday by local adminis trator "Wilmer Hayward from, state headquarters. In permitting such establishments to continue operation, :t is provided that th?y .vork only on uniforms at the time, and crvinot do other work. British Forces Entering This photograph shows an Indian contingent of the British expeditionary forces in the Holy Land enter ing Jerusalem during its occupation by Gen. Allenby's i en. . , ASKREMOVALOF RESTRICTIONS IN FISH TRADE RESOLUTIONS RECOMMENDING REMOVAL OF VARIOUS BANS PLACED BY STATE STATE LAWS ADOPTED BY CONFERENCE. Xew Orleans. Feb. 2 Resolutions recommending the removal during the war of various restrictions placed by state laws on the taking of fish, .oys ters and other sea food and suggesting the removal ntirely ot closed seasons on certain kinds of flsh and the opening of certain waters now closed to fish ermen were adopted by the conference of food administrators, conservation ommissloners and f.sh. oyster snd shrimp dealers and fishermen from Texas, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and Louisiana at Its closing session hera today. The resolutions will be presented to a conference of state food administra tors from all ever the country to be held in Washington February 18th as the suggestions of the Gulf state for increasing the nation's food supply during the war. The conference suggested the re moval of all restrictions against using seines or nets in salt water; removal of the closed season on mullet; re moval of all restrictions regarding size of fish, excepting trout, red flsh and mullet: that oysters be taken for mark et from September 1st to May 1st; that dredges be permlttea In Texas, Ala bama and Florida for taking oysters, wider modified restrictions, and vhat restrictions prohibiting aliens fishing for market be removed. MICHIGAN MAN IS SEARCHING FOR BOY D,. II. Lano, of Flint, Mich., has sent an inquiry to The Journal requesting Information concerning the where abouts of O. J. L-ano, who was in Pen sacola last November and left here to visit the West Florida fair at Marl anna. Mr- Lano, who is the son of tbe writer of the letter, is 6 feet one inch In height, of light complexion, slender build, grey eyes, weight 157 pounds, lie has an ur.cle In Marianna, Jackson county, who according t-, the Informa tion of the letter writer, managed the Dixie theatre there. Any information about the young man will be transmitted to his par ents at Anartment 4, 1624 Glenwool Avenue, Flint, Mich., if sent to The Journal office. EXAGGERATED CLAIMS ARE MADE BY GERMANY. London, Feb. 2 German newspa pers claim nine million tons of allied and neutral shipping sunk during the first year of unrestricted submarine warfare, and only four million built to offset this. The Associated Fress is authorized to state the German claim of sinking is exaggerated more than fifty rer cent. ALIEN SOLDIERS ARE DISCHARGED FROM ARMY. Deming. New Mex.-co, Feb. 2. One hundred and twenty-four ailed soldiers of the thirty-fourth division, compris ing former national guardsmen o? Minnesota, Iowa, South Dakota, and Nebraska, were ordered discharged from the army "for the good of the service." MAYOR OF NEW YORK IS COMING TO FLORIDA. New York,. Feb. 2. Mayor Hylan plans to go to Palm Beach, February 15th for two weeks rest. FUNDS NEEDED TO CONTINUE ARMY AND NAVY ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE MUST RECEIVE HELP FINANCIALLY TO KEEP UP GOOD WORK. Pensacollans are familiar with th work of the Army and Navy I4fe Ac tivities Committee, tor it is their or ganization. Since it ws, fvrmedTere last fab, scores of ehTi tanments h.ya. been; given f&r the-nlen of" the army and navy, and through them civilians and service men became " better as quainted than was possible otherwise, and there has grown up a mutual af fection which means much to both. Those citizens who, :hrush Heir untiring efforts, have made this pos sible have a right to feel proud of the5.. work, a pride of patriotism, for it is a real service to the iation, and pride, of accomplishment. Every Pensaco lian whether or not he Is directly con nected with the organization must feel a civic pride that Pensacola is doing work, which officials have stated ex ceeds that of other camp communities. When the worK was started here funds to defray expenses were sub scribed by several citizens. Nothing was said about it. The work started and socn the city began to discover what a factor had developed quietly in Pensacola. There seemed to be no limit to its field of endeavor. There was a track meet, football games, dances, amateur theatricals, a club room, motor drives (or -convalescanto, and greatest of all a Christmas enter tainment, all without cost to the ser vice men, or civilians who took part. The organization is? not a money making one. Funds spent cannot be regained through adnisslon charges to the entertainments, .'t is not a self sustaining institution, but relies solely upon the generality and patriotism of the citizens of the community in which it wurks. It is a semi-official branch of the navy and war departments, and has the sanction. and approval of ra tional and local .officials. The work, which is considered one of the most important branches of civilian wur wtrk is done en- tirely by the cities stiuated near the J training camps.- Unless these cities I support it, it is not done. To facilitate financing the work of these organiza tions a national fund has been created. ::nd allotments apportioned among the J various cities near which camps are i maintained. ' Under this classification Pensacola has been assigned a budget of $3,000. This amount must be raised here if the work, is to continue, and every cent of it w ill be spent here in con tinuing the work; Financially, the transaction is similar to taking a nirkle out of one pocket and putting it into another, and even a niggard would do this if by the change he could pur chase a world of happiness for me i who have offered their lives that he might rest secure in the enjoyment of the nickle. An organization Is being formed in Pensacola to conduct a campaign to laise the amount. There, is no doubt but that it will be raised, a city that has doubly subsccribed its Liberty Bond quotas, given $10,000 to the Rel Cross and a like sum to the Y. M. C. A. with $5,000 worth ef Thrift Stamps sold in one day will hardly refuse to give its very own. Remember this when a soliciting committee calls. WAR RISKS INSURANCE POPULAR AT CAMP WHEELER Macon, Feb. 2- War ritk insurance subscribed at Camp Wheeler up to tonight totalled one hunJrtd and ten millions, it was officially announced. SERVIOMORK Jerusalem Hi THRIFT STAMP PURCHASES IN SCHOOLS GOOD TOTAL OF $2,547.75 REPORTED A3 THE SAVING OF THE SCHOOL CHILDREN OF CITY FCR PAST MONTH. The competition '. between- the city school in the Tin 1ft Campaign rame to a successful close Friday, Feb. I, a gr?';1 totalfjtji.47j 5 having t ?n iejjoried as the HaS: of '"tlseitn.rtrjt children of the past month. The com" petition has been quite spirited and the girls and boys are very enthusi -astic in working for Thrift Stamps and War Saving Certificates. Ttealizing the value of the thrift and habit, the teachers ar.l pupils of all the schools will continue their ef forts thrrughout the year for the suc cess of tbe Thrift Campaign- In the Ili.ah School competition hon ors go to the Sophomore class with 100 per cent every member actively engaged in saving. Th- Freshma-i class has reported the largest amount Sr.CS. ?3 representing 5."i per cent of the class. Total for the High School is $1,217.56. Honors go lo the J. B. I.ockey School in the Grammar School competition with a total of $3S3.5a In the Primary School competition honors go to school No. 70, of which .miss i.ati Ljotun is principal. School No. 70 came to the front unexpectedly taking first place from School No. 3 5 by a narrow margin. The complete stnnding is as follows: High School Competition. Sophomore, mo per cent $:J37.15 Hichard Saunders. Cary Kills. Seniors, 97 per cent 118-73 Virginia Reese. . Harry Lievey. Juniors, 93 per cent 162.2! Charles Driver. Janice Kalin. Freshman, 53 per cent 59D.33 Iu cy Anson. Francis Foster. Total S1217.5R Grammar School Competition. J. P. Lockey School, 50 per cent $3S3.55 P.ryant Mehart. - . , AJ,' c,ubb School. 40 per cent 306-30 i j-icannr l pmyer. John Tatom. uudds Annex, 35 per cent . 115..'0 Frances Cohen. Raymond .Marsh. Total for Grammar Schools Primary Competition. $80a I School No. 70 Lewis Solomon. Jenn Solomon School No. 35 Anne Bullock. Dudley Greenhut. School No- 2 William Ilixon. 155.62 E.lna Thompson. School No. 40 M-01 Frank Calhoun. Lucy Wilson. School No. 43 Doris Anderson. Ben Davis. ir.5o Total Primary Schools .... - $524 64 Grand totil all Schools. .. .$2,547.73 FINDER OF THRIFT STAMPSNOW KNOWN At the request of Commissioner of Fire and Police Sanders. The Journal announces that the negra truck drive who was seen to pick up the Thrift Stamps lost by a child from School 70 cn Guillomarde s-treet. will return mem at once to tbe Police station or suffer the consequences. 1 y i FARMERS OF FLORIDA MAY p ET NITRATE Ship Will Be Ordered to Port of State If Proper Arrangements Made. X- DEPARTMENT TAKES NOTE OF PROTEST j Strenuous Complaint on Part of Floridians Causes Plaris Be Changed. Washington Bureau The Pensacola Journal BY GEORGE H. MANNING. Washington, D.C, Feb. 2. The farmers of Southern Tlorida and the east coast of Florida can obtain some of the nitrate being brought from Chile in two or three w:eeks If they will act quickly In ordering k "the depart ment of agriculture state- The farm ers of Western Florida will be sup plied with nitrate for fertilizer later on, the department says, because they do not need it so quickly as the farm ers of Southern and Eastern Florida. Numerous complaints have reached Washington from the Florida farmers because they needed the fertilize earlier than farmers of any other sec tion of the country, and because the two first cargoes of nitrate were not (hipped to Florida ports but to pclnts north. Senator Fletcber was advised hv th agrlculturaUepartment today that one of these cargoes hps already been land ed at Savanmh ; and another at 'hsrleston, forfdiftTlbutin In Georgia and South Carolffia. etcher has made strenuous "complaint about this, and It appears that the agriculture de partment was advised there were n- ports in Florida with hirbors deep enough to accommodate tbe ships. The shipping board lays the blame to the fact that there were no return cargoes at Florida ports available for the ships. The agriculture department told Senator Fletcher today, however, thAt the Margaret, bringing 4,500 tons of nitrate, will arrive on the Atlantic coast about .February IS. He wa told that If the Florida farmers will ar range for the purchase and prepay, ment of enough of this cargo to war rant the Margaret putting into a Flor ida port, the department will have word sent her when si e pnsss hroush the Panama Canal about February , to stop at some east coast Florida port. In order to effect this arrangement, it was said, the Florida farmers must irrange the matter quickly with t-.e county agents, representing the ag riculture department, and advise, the department by the fifth or sixth of February. If the Florida farmers do not avail themselves of this oppor nuity, arrangements f-r supplying them at a later date will be made. It is said. GROUND HOG WEATHER PREVAILED IN CITY Not to be disrespectful at all. but about all the weather was fit for yes terday was ducks and ground hogs, and there is some doubt whether the aquatic fowl could stand the gaff. But his Barometric Majesty, Emper or of Marmots, His Serene Cautlonessi Aretomys Monax, the King of the "Woodchucks, who in civil life is known as ihe gr iund hog, fcund scenery much to his liking when he shook off the ties of Old Morpheus, and emerged from his subterranean palace yester day. Not the sign of a shadow, not the faintest outline of iiis kingly mien was to be seen on the lace of the earth. Instead there were gobs of gloominess, a gray ghostliness of the universe which suited his artistic temperment, and he decided to linger atop ths mortal coil, rend the blizzards scurry ing back to the polar regions, and sound taps for K. Boreas. NO APPROPRIATIONS FOR NEW STATIONS. Washington, Feb. 2. Secretary Daniels today authorized announce ment that he would not ask congress at the present session for any appro priations for new naval stations on the South Atlantic. Gulf of Mexico the Pacific coast, which have been recommended by. the board headed by Rear Admiral Helm. AUSTRALIA HAS WHEAT BUT NO AVAILABLE SHIPS. Washington, Feb. 2. Three hundred million bushels of wheat are available in Austria for shipment to allies ot ships can be obtained, Crawiord Vaughn, former premier of Australia, told twenty--ight state directors of public service reserve today. SOLDIERS TO PITCH CHIP 1TUH One Hundred and Twenty Five Men from Camp Pik, , Arkansas Are Coming. DRY ZONE MAY BE AGAIN IN FORCE If Camp a Permanent One, Saloons Will Suspend Op erations or Move. . , One hundred and twenty five men from Camp Pike, Arkansas, will be permanently quartered in the armorv hall here, and arrangements were made yesterday morning by military authorities, the Chamber of Cemmarce, and the county commissioners to uo the army hall for the company. Tha establishment in the armory hall of a military camp Is expected to create a "dry" cone extending one half mile in all directions, in which no liquor can be sold. No ruling was obtainable on thla phase of the question last night, though United States District Attor ney John L. Neeley stated that an; opinion would be Immediately obtalntd ' from the attorney general. When Com pany I, the local national guard com pany was encamped here In August before going to Camp Wheeler, the zone wss established around the ar mory and the saloons forced to move, as nearly all of them were within the rrohlblted area. An Interpretation was later given ti the ruling that ft did not Include tem pers ry camps, under which classifies. lion the armory halt came, and on th strength of this the saloons were permitted tj resume business at their former stands- From the meagre Information ob tainable it is believed that the armory wt111 be used permsnently for housing a company of Infantry, probably guards for the waterfront. Should this be the case the armory hall might then become a permanent camp, and the zone operative to the exclusion ot the liquor dealers. Following ..re communications tranr mitted yesterday In connection with the camp: The Correspondence. Request information whether re manent shelter can be provided for 123 men. If not can location be secured for erection of 25 tents. Request re ply be expedited account of Immedi ate move of this commard to your city. ROSU5, Captain Commanding Captain Rose, Commanding, Camp Pike, Ark. Location has been hecured for men. LOUIS deM. BIXXriCER, Pres. Pensacola Chamber of Commerc . The following notification was given Brigadier-General W. C. Davla, Com manding Coast Defenses here of the arrangements to house the troops: , My Dear Sir: I herewith enclose a telegram re ceived this morning and a "written permission from th Chairman of te County Commissioner for the use of the Armory for taking care of the company from Camp Pike. The loca tion was Jointly selected by Captain Jachln and myself, I re-neln. Very respectfully, LOUI53 deM. BLOCKER, President. In the letter to General Davis the following communication from Chair man J. George White of the Board of County Commissioner Is enclosed: Dr. L. dM. Blocker, Sir: In " compliance with your rertiest to use Armory hall for temporary quar ters for TJ. S. Army, would Inform you that permission Is hereby granted for above p:rpose. Tcur very tmly, J. GT0ORGK WIIITB, Chairman County Commissioner. SUPREME WAR COUNCIL HOLDS FIR3T SESSION. Versailles, Feb. 2. The s.rpreme war council of premiers and general to day closed the present seiles of gen- eral meetings. Premier Clemenceau, of France, presided at fe sitting". CAR SKIDDED AND WENT OVER ON SIDE Aero car No. 99, while being driven on Palafox street yesterday, skidded when the brakes were applied near he Gregory street 'nterseetlon. and went over on Its side, suffering con siderable rlamnge. ,The driver was not hurt, so far as the Investigating police could ascertain, but the car com pletely overtimed.