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F3'f Mr'r Wednesday extreme north ' .til to moderate winds. THE PENSACOLA JOURNAL V " Prints more want ad the a ' any other paper of like circulation In the world. Journal Want Ada bring- results. ' h8rt temperature yesterday 69 de 'T XXI.-NO. 344 hp pnMTiMiir jliss of Information Collected Uy Secret Service Chief As tounds Investigators. CALLED LABOR OUT OF WAR FACTORIES German Executives in the U. S. forced to uesign isy Imperial Order. Washington Dec. 9 (By Associ glrd Press.) Bruce Eielaski, chief, of the bureau of investigation or the department of justice, comple-. led his testimony today ' before Ihr senate committee investigating the lireuers and German's propa ganda. Seven and a half million dollars was the cost to Germany cf the propaganda campaign in i hp I niiei! States. Bielaski said. Tin- sum coming from a total of twenty seven millions held by the Cernu-r. embassy at Washington. E-cla-ki'tf lesti mony does not e oik hide the inquiry; Assistant District Attorney Becker of New kik and Professor Hart of Har vard University are to be examin ed tomorrow. After which the fommiltce Will take a ten day re-" cess. Senator King, of Utah, objected to placing on record, telegrams sent by Hearst from Palm Beach, Hj., as instructions to his editors in New York and elsewhere, as to their editorial policy. After - the t xcvulis e ..session, -however, the -1 1 s ; f ' f ce vol ed J o . pla ce,o.ne f i:e (fj?fr:tms on record tomorrow. B Irrsi.j tol.l thr committer' of : t'.l U rnprrs published In the Uni ted fnot?s, thf Hear-! organs were fie most pronounced in favor of Kermrny. There H no evidence I'm! they received profits from the Cenmm government or - from any one acting for it, though, he ad (led. Wn-hinjiton, Isc. 0 More letters "m ihf secret files of Count s von ; rr.ilr.rrf were road to the senate r-mn.ittec invest! eating German anri rw,-y pronasanda today by A :ru"e Bielaski, chief of the bureau of nvis'i?atinn of the department of .s'ac. Amon.c them were instruc ts to all German consuls in the nH- i st Ups to pet German subjects ui rT plants producing materials for Ttie ronsuls were ordered to stop 'rnmns above the rank of common .borer from working in such plants Continued on Page Six) CONGRESS ASKED TO PERMIT MORE LOANS TO ALLIES Washington, Dec. 9. Congress "was asked by ecretarv fcAdoo today to iuthnrize loans after the declaration f Pace to governments which have 'p-n associated with the United :"tes in the war, to aid In feeding' and constructing devastated countries. , The secretary estimate- that about 1 billion and a hal fof dollars of war ond.s alrenrlv niithoH7d will be ai!able for ths purpose, but loans mm t he continued after neace is nro- "lain-ed without snpctflc leeislative I'Jthcrity. A special meeting of the house ays and means committee, to which ;-e rerjnest was addressed, was called "r Wednesday to hear Mr. McAdoo na Assistant Secretary Leffingwell, n if-e subject. AMBASSADOR FROM AIN IS REMOVED FHOM BERLIN POST ? Tc- 9- A decree relieving: Won ! Brnabe- the Spanish ambas i1 frI!n from the functions of settelCe' published in the official A Tf-.r.:.4 J. """" . . kw, I ' ulsPatch printed by La 'h 5-v Sunday reported that cTnl premir intended to expel ? ambassador. Prince von 'v Z members of his staff who ?tin i ""u Jn spying ana sup ":'ial famny asainst the Spanish Ssofworkmen have been at 'eroidI Fa.st few days repairing W, f -the Pensacola Electric f h'-nz i aiarox slreet. The road fcrVtoel!S. ed where in better shape SSURES lirEMGMD'S GREAf" SPY PHOBE BY T , ., 1 I a I I 111 I I 111 111 I I , Ui Ui U U lu I IIU U LtJ j i j itinmr Vp:" :''7 ' MJt'' S5 ' BOSS OF LUMBER MILLS RILLED AT HO S FORD NEGRO MURDERER ALSO DEATH ON SPOT OF HIS EN CRIME. MEETS DRUNK Tallahassee, Fla., Dec. 9.- (Special to The Journal.) A double killing, the shooting of a White man by a drunk en negro and - the subsequent killing or the negro, was the cause of a great deal of excitement at the small lumber and turpentine camp at Hosford, near this city, Sunday afternoon. George C. Purnelle, superintendent of -the Graves ;Lumber.,r, company, s in lyibcrtj: j:6utj.tyt.;waAUcalied; oitia-tuPi pentine campr of the-" compaay Sunday afternoon by the report that a drunken negro was terrorizing the ije gro settlement at the camp, and that a wholesale riot would surely break out in a phort time if the negro was not immediately done away with. Ar riving on the scene of the aisorder. Mr. Purnelle found matters in serious shape, and after a slight struggle with the renegade negro, took . the pistol, which the man carried, away from him. Upon a plea to get his coat be fore being taken to jail by the super intendent, the negro was allowed to go into one of the shacks, and a moment later appeared again armed with shotgun, and discharged both barrels at Purnelle killing him almost insjtant ly. ; ' - -: : - - . The negro fled to. the woods but" la' ter in the evening returned to the vil lage and again began frightening the blacks when -one of the ; employes col the mill after listening to . his threats on the lives of the rest of the inmates in the camp drew a pistol and shot the negro in his tracks. The negro fell dead on the spot where he had but; i short time before killed the superin tendent. .. - V; NEW WATER RATE I ORDER PASSES AT SECOND READING The new water rate ordinance " to in crease the revenues of the ; city- Jy. higher rates to city water users, ; has passed second reading by : the com missionersr: and is likely to become- J law within a few weeks.- However,'-it is probable that the ordinance will-., be put back on third reading ror amena ment to make it effective January 1st next. - -; - - The city officials have definitely-a terroined the necessity of increasing the water rates to make this depart ment pay its own expenses. .When the amendments have been approved the commissioners are expected - to pass the law at once. .previous writings., of the ordinance would have made it effective at tho beginning: or the last quarter. OFFICIALS AWAIT ARRIVAL OF BIG NITRATE CARGO Custom officials . are awaiting ar rival of one of the ; biggest cargoes of soda nitrate which . is ever handled through a port rlike Pensacola. An American, steamer is expected to ar rive here within the next 48 hour3, carrying over 10,000 tons of nitrate from Chile, to behandled at the local warehouses, for transhipment to all parts of the country. Two 5000 ton ships recently unload ed cargoes of the valuable expfosive ingredient and fertilizer base here In record lime, but the ship expected to arrive here eoonwill give the dock men a real task. "This will be one of the biggest loads of the valuable car go ever handled through : a port with i the facilities of the port of Pensa- j ' sOx r 'J- V r--T-.il - - - ii i iniw imiTTiu n-niiiir i iri y , i cola. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, TUESDAY MORNINti, DECEMBER 10, 1918. SEA 1 MOREEFFORT URGED TO FIND SOLDIERS JOBS RAPID RETURN OF ORSEAS MEN M.KES EMPLOYERS' CO - OPERA TION ABSOLUTELY IMPERATIVE. The .greatest - possible efforts have been, asked -of Examiner McNeir of the U. S. Employment office to aid in pia cing-' the returning soldiers : In places of lucrative employment. A telegram was received . at the lo cal employment office yesterday from State Superintendent Dopson of Jack sonville,., urging that, further appeals be sent to , the employers of Escambia and-1 other "West Florida counties. wiui me erapioymem omce xucir needs ' in the way ' of labor ' in; order that, the service may fill- these places with returning sailors and soldiers. The .accelerated movement of troops toward, their home' shores from Euro pean ports has placed a great task oa the labor boards of Florida, if all the men are to be assured of work which they can do. Every employer of West Florida, who needs skulled and unskilled help, . is urged to write at once to the local labor office in the city hall, in order that the needs may be placed with the board in Atlanta for filling with service men. " ' "GAS" COCKTAIL HE ADS MACHINIST LUNCHEON MENU - Everything ; was' , tuned up and r all . cylinders working at an in formal dinner . dance given by ci . vilian machinistst from the Naval Air Station at the San Carlos ho tel last night, a which 60 guests : were- presen. -The Strangers Club gathered from r every state A, in the union acted as ; hosts for the .' evening, ' officered by Ma , chinists Sprague, Strobel and Poe. ''' Cast your eye ever the . menu listed -by.', machinist ' Scotfjeld,' which was partaken of by : one ":,and all oil which overtime did not .' count: . A - ;'.. ' .A'-" ' A r Gasoline co'ektai', 60 per cent. 5 A : Cam Shaft t Celery-Piston; Head Olives. " ' -"A vAA-A'. . "S-,-Mobile MB" Broth En Cylinder. I Liberty A Shrimp a La Spark ".Plug. ; A?'-' A' Drive Rod Toast "' . Salad a ; La Hispano-Suiza. AMousse a La Delco. ' Carbon Coffee en Demi Tasse. FAVOR REDUCTION OF MAXIMUM STEEL PRICES JANUARY 1 New York, Dec 9. A moderate re duction in the scale of maximum prices for steel, beginning January 1, is favored by the general committee In steel and steel products, of the Am- erin lT Ind sVeeF totuteTVhTeh ! meets with the War Industries board Wednesday. This was announcen by : Elbert II. Gray, chairma of the com- ii mittee meeting here with big steel ' being prepared .to decide questions re manufacturers today, with the recom-. f erred to him. - mendation that the question be re- J Premier Clemenceau, it is believed. ferred to a committee With , power, j which was done. - , ' Gary opposed any effort to reduce the wage scale at the present time. TUG SIMPSON CLEARS IN CARGO FOR CUBA The steam tug Simpson cleared through the Customs - office today, having in tow the schooner barge Avio, loaded with a valuable cargo of lumber for export to Cuba. The tusr i sexDected to be out of the har bor within the next 24 hours on her ! way to the island republic, ; where quantities of timber are . being used ; by the Cuban . government for the ) erection of army, posts. IVSTERY REVEALED! Here's -phoiproof of what the cables have hinted. It's Britain's great "floating airdome' H.'M,'S. Furious, never pictured until the surrender of the German fleet made further secrecy unnecessary. Notice the aviation t field on top, wherTClt H. E. Bechtol, European mana- ; ger of .tfcaCllii . "rT is Sntcirpr Association, who sends this'-notahle - turr fcmii: r. u i-:ri are otcr floatino- yArc J ' j 'V'iVfe. -1 ' ' ' rl'f Noah's ark a huge rowboat with a per Vi&tiy,fet xov" blown out the back. German officers on the sur- rendeily'-i:hey never knew about these ships.-, . a ...luimimH -v Atlantic City, Dee. -10. Private '; con trol . of railroads with judicious regu lation, is advocated; in a report of the railroad securities committee of the Investment bankers association in ses sion here today. The pre-war plan of railroad regulation was a failure, the report declared, and any plan of future government control should eliminate the conflict between state and. federal bodies. Berlin, via Amsterdam,'; Dec. 9. Mat thias Erberger, head , of the German armistice delegation, f announced .today that . the French government has re quested the German army command to delegate plenipotentiaries to confer re. gardihg the prolongation , of the armis tice. " The delegates will , meet al Treves in Rhenish Prussia, December 12 and 13. ;;;: --; ;-tv'V: '-A' American division,' says the , Warsaw correspondent -. of ' the W'eser;, Zeitung," have embarked ; at Havre T.f or . Danzig; with ; the intention of occupying the provinces . of Posen. , and Silesia, the headquarters' of the Polish-American troops, according to this s- information will be at the town of Posen. . New York, Dec. 9. The steamship Sierra arrived here today carrying 1,411 American troops from training ) camps in England. Paris, Dec. 9. Miss .Margaret Wil son, daughter of President : Wilson ar rived at St. Nazaire yesterday and sang before 3.500 , American soldiers . who will sail for, home in a few das.- Miss Wilson will sing at different cities along seaboard while awaiting the arrival of President Wilson. New York, ' Dec. 9. Marshall Foch may . visit the United States, when his duties permit, was indicated by a tel egram received here today by. Mayor Hylan, from the : Marshal in response to a recent message m wnicn tne may or invited : him , to .visit New ,York, ; and offered him the . freedom; of .the city.; Washington, - Dec. 9. A "violent outr break of. influenza in. Paraguay was re ported ; today, to" . the '.state. aepartmenL In Asuncion alone 4here were said : to be 25,000 cases. . WILSON WILL NOT SIT AT THE PEACE TABLE PREMIER CLEMENCEAU TO PRE SIDE AT CONFERENCE BECAUSE IT IS HELD IN HIS COUNTRY. . On board the George Washington (By Wireless to the Associated Press) The president will probably not sit at the Peace table, but will be. repre- sentea there by me Ainncan aeiegates while remaining in colse contact with the - heads of the other : nations , and will be president of the peace confer- ence. This Is consiaered a fitting measure because the conference will be held in France. President Wilson's disposition is in favor of entirely public proceedngs. such as were carried on in the senate j chamber at Washington, with press representatives given every facility to report the business. Naturally there will be need of secrecy, as in the sen ate foreign relations committee, but the president's idea is that the pro- ceedure could be the same, the com mittee considering, the : confidential and delicate features of the various questions ' and reporting back to the Telegraphic Tabloids j peace congress. airdomes. some of which.4 HVp th VA4AiAa:a i l i . x . 4 SCHOOL BOARD VOiStOMARE LOCKEY SCHOOL TO HAVE ADDED' ; TO A CURICULUM MUSIC ALSO COOKING CLASS IS STARTED. - The J. B. Lockey School is to have music! as a part of its curriculum, the Board of Education having voted last night r to pay the sum of thirty dollars per month for a vocal teacher for this school." ?A'A,. - A'--:A;;;.' ' '-'- A 'v A.' This ; school; has just Instituted a class in cooking - at - the school, the principal, Mrs. W. H. Crawford, re maining for two hours f ter school to tnstniet jihe older Jrtria of tbeiighth jgrade, who have opened Ii lunch, aiana . V. , . ... t i- it. II. at ; tne ; scnooi, wuere-r .mt.pty 'm served hot7 and nourishing food at cost. 4 Af- . A A: representative of an agricultural chart company : appeared before tho board, offering a number- of charts for agricutural lessons in the schools, but the board decided that it was too law for these to be- of value during the present ; term;' ; - The three banksof the city, Ameri can National, Citizens and Peoples', and the Banking, Savings and Trust company, were designated as deposi taries for the school funds, and it was also voted to place a checking account with the latter banking institution for the first six months ot the coming year..- - "-v ,A.! -; ;'! ;. '.-:! ! . SLAVS WILL UNITE WITH SERBS; ITALY MUST GIVE UP HOLD Washington, Dec.; 9. Formal , notice has - been - given the American govern ment of r the ; purpose ' 6f - the' Serbs, Croats and Slovens, .formerly held by the Austro-Hungarian government, to unite with, the kingdom,.of . Serbia in a ' single ' Jugo - Slav . state and to in sist" upon' the evacuation of Jugo-Slav territory no woupleVbjritaly.'.-.-The official" texts-f were ' presented - to ; the stater department', today ? of ; the ad dresses -of. the prince regent 'Alexander- -of Serbia, and. a delegation of twenty iseven members of the national "council, delivered at Belgrade, Decem ber 1.: ." ; ;A;-. a;; PARSON SAVES - HOUSE FIRED j: BY MARAUDERS A vacant houes at the corner of DeSoto street and Sixth avenue was set on fire at 10:50 o'clock last night by 'unknown- parties. . after a heap of dry straw 'and kerosene had been used to start- the blaze. The flames were extinguished by Rev. C. T. Dorrah, colored, who reported the matter 'to th 1 nnli. CaDtain . Harper ; investi gated but no trace of the marauders I was found. The owners name of the house could not be ascertained. SPECIAL PLEA DAY IS BUSY ONE iS THE RECORDER'S COURT Special plea day' in -. the A court of record in the city, was the scene of several frantic pleadings on the part of a number of prisoners. Will Connor and a young white woman were fined; Murdock Fountain, colored, had Judg ment suspended on him on account of the desire of the court to go more thoroughly into the. matter of fish robberies in the city, . the charge on which Fountain was held ; Emory - At kins, who raised a twenty cent check to - twenty dollars was , sentenced to one year in the county, jail f A. Vinson pleaded .guilty of petty larceny, and was fined 525 and costs.: IMPROVEMENTS Good Will Songs To King Through C ity On the Eve of Christmas Day The , old, old - Christinas song of "Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men," will be sung on Christmas Ere' in . Pensacola before the v houses of the city where eandlcs burn on the windows to perpetu- . ate . the memory ... of . the Christ child. Service men from the "naval air . station and the garrison are to bo Invited by the War , Community. Service to join in making a T great celebration of the Christmas festi yal. Definite areas will be as signed to the choristers, who will go in groups, from home to home, to " sing the songs of the Christ mas tide.' Later, the singers will : be entertained in homes . within, the area . previously . assigned them by the W. C. C S. . TO MAKE OF CAR S COMPANY WILL THEN BE TOLD TO MAKE IMPROVEMENTS IN SERV ICE WHERE IT IS POSSIBLE. A survey of the needs of the Pensa cola ' Electric company, in the way of paraphernalia, is to be undertaken at the direction of the city commission ers. A When these needs have been ascertained the company will be re quested to take such action as will en able them to . furnish. ' the service agreed upon in the franchise granted. the cjty ; CITY SURVEY LINE NEEDS Thl .actiott was . 4etemteed"Xipoii 'a,nstr.uction ; of . a belt i jine raljraad Iftfe. meeting of the city commissioners rwhich was held yesterday, hi the., city haiL Legal advice has -given , the com missioners the idea, 'that such a. sur vey Would enable them , to impose upon the electric company definite ac tion to remedy the poor service which is now prevalent. A ' Just what action is , to.- be : taken by the , commissioners should tne com pany refuse to make A the necessary additions to its equipment as advised by i the city, was . not announced. Con tinued .complaints received by the commissioners from hundreds of pat rons of ' the company have necessita ted .the action. , ; It is suggested at the city, hall that summary action be tak en should the company refuse to bet ter its facilities. , LOCAL BOARD GIVEN MORE WORK TO DO BY CENSOR'S OFFICE Gloom prevails at the office of the local board for Escambia county. Or ders were received yesterday from the Provost Marshal General's office, cancelling the cessation of work, and ordering : new statistical work, which will , require at least three weeks more labor by the board. ; The board is to continue classifying questionnaires for one thing, the new order-requesting the completion of this work. The questionnaires are also to be placed in the files in consecutive order number, rather than by alpha betical order, as first supposed. A -number of other items of work have-been requested of the board, which Will prolong the existence of the membership for ,some weeks if completed. The service , men who have . been assisting' the local board are to remain until the work is com pleted, it is understood. FIND INERT AND NON -INFLAMMABLE DIRIGIBLE GAS Washington, Dec. 9. The discovery of. an inert, non-im.ammable gas for use in balloons, 'dirigibles and other lighter-than-air . craft, was revealed by the navy department today.- The department said that this new ele ment had been officially termed argon and would eliminate the hazard of fire and explosion that accompanied balloon, operations where hydrogen was used. ' : INJUNCTION ASKED AGAINST CONTROL BY U. S. OF CABLES New York, Dec. 9. The Commercial Pacific Cable company, allied with the Commercial Cable company, have asked an Injunction in the federal court today, restraining ' Postmaster General Burleon from further con trol of their ten thousand miles of i cable from . San Frajiclsco to China, j order that the papers must be sent in, Japan and the Philippine Islands.jand Mr. Green kindly issues this warn They claim, that the seizure is a di- ing to members of this class to say rect violation of , international law. I them unpleasant experiences. - . A i PRICE FIVE CENTS TO PLI QUICK BETTEHlEfJT OP LOCAL PORT U. S. Shipping Board Requests Immediate Action By Citi zens of Pensacola. " MEETING TO BE HELD WEDNESDAY All Public Spirtied Citizens and Chamber Members Urged to Attend By Mayor. ' Plans for the immediate completion of .port and harbor facilities, which will enable the port - of Pensacola to secure its share of shipping business are to be discussed at a meeting next Wednesday, at the request of the U. S. Shipping board. . ; The meeting is to be "held in tho council chambers in the city hall, next Wednesday morning at ten o'clock, according to an announcement made by Mayor Frank Sanders last night. The chamber of commerce members, and all Pensacolians interested in the shipping business of the port, are urg- , ently requested to appear at the meeting, r , ' In a letter received from the U. S. Shipping board, at Washington, and presented to the commissioners yes terday, the boardy Implies that all ex-4 port and Import business in the fu ture is to be handled by a zone sys tem. Busines is to be handled thru ports nearest the ultimate destination of the cargoes under the new plan. Ports which have not the facilities to handle the business will be Ignored in the future. - , ; City Can Spend $500,000. In this connection the .city, can spend half million dollars to purchase water front property for the erect ion of docks and terminals and the connect'ffig' the water "front ahd all rati . connections of the port. Bonds for this were given public sanction som time ' ago and progress of the work has been prohibited by war condition which have now . been removed. ' If this port is to receive enough of the future business handled through the direction of the U. S. Shipping Board' to keep the port alive, Immedi ate steps must be taxen to secure fa cilities here which will handle tuo business, the letter states. The city Is Invited in the letter to consider plans for such facilities and submit them to the Washington authorities for an official O. K Plans which have been considered by the city government and port au thorities In the past are to bo reviv ed In 'Wednesday's discusion and Im mediate plans made to comply with the request, if the intentions of thu city commissioners is complied with. LE WIS DANIEL I IS KILLED IN BOILER BLOW-UPON BRIDGE Lewis Daniel, sub-conductor at the Naval Air Station, .and a negro fire man, were .killed yesterday off the Warrington beach in a boiler eplo sion on a email dredge boat doing gov ernment contract work. John Caroll, white, was also slightly scalded In the explosion, v The accident occurred at 8:30 a m., the two men having been at once conveyed to the navy hospital, the death of Mr. Daniel taking place soon thereafter. Mr. Daniel's injuries were almost entirely from scalding, but the negro was not only burned but many bones were broken. Mr. Daniel was 64 years of age. and had made his home in Pensacola prac tically all his life. He had been em ployed in government work , at the Naval Air Station for the past four orfive months. The funeral services will take place this afternoon , from the home, 329 West xntendencla street 18-YEAR OLD MEN GIVEN LAST CHANCE TO AVOID TROUBLE Unless registrant? who were 13 years of age at the registration of September 12 last fill out their . ques tionnaires and send them to the local board for Escambia county at once. they are to be vigorously prosecuted by the U. S. government. ' This information was received in telegram by Chairman L. Hilton Green of , the local board yesterday from Provost Marshal General Crow der's office, at Washington, D. C. It is reported that many of the 18 year old registrants have been lax in the returning of their questionnaire!!. Claims that they did not receive the papers will not stand in defense. Any of the cias of men named who have not seceured papers should call at th draft board offices in the Brent build- ing at once, Uncle Sam's back of the o A:'u "I - i i t i