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LOCAL WEATHER Florid Loeat showers Mon day nd probably Tuesday with moderte eat and southeast wind. - g 5 1 S 3? S3 B Read the Journal ad- K .B vertisements. They have s a message for you. s I'OL. XXII. NO. 124. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, MONDAY MORNING, MAY 5, 1919. PRICE FIVE CENTS r ii V : 1 I f I If : f Ml I fl Il l t II SE1TIMNT0F ITALIAN ISSUE IS MORE LIKELY Prediction Is General That Breach Wii i$e jrieaiea be fore Delivery of Treaty to Germans. Herman delegates QUIET ON ISSUE Allied Commission Held Sunday Meeting; Germans Disappointed on Plans For Sightseeing. Paris. May 4. Wilson, Clemenceau nd Lloyd George today sent a com lunication to the Italian government uiting it to resume its place at the eace conference. The invitation from lie council of three is of such a nature tat it is believed Italy will accept and ie relations temporarily broken by le recent departure of Premier Or mdo and Foreign Minister Sonnino ii! be restored by the presence Qf alian delegates at the conference efore the treaty is delivered to the erman delegates. The terms of the communication ere not disclosed, but it is believed hey seek to remove the personal ele ment of the controversy and to pave ie way for territorial adjustment hen relations are resumed. Major F. H. Laguardia, congressman ora Xew York, who is Italian by irtJi. after seeing Colonel House to- ay, said he believed the entire Italian ;iestion could be settled in forty-eight ours. He said that he was urging sat pride should not stand in the way Italy accepting the first overture fnade from Paris. WHEN NOT OTHERWIZE ENGAGED THEY WILL BOOST VICTORY BONDS BVTMe LORD I HAJtltN- SOME I that weezEt. iEH-Ctil YEAH- THEM) CAUCOS CO " MANV J BAIT l't Sinchn' how's MOT SO DOOZV UH fUH'O Ottt Abu GOtAlO UP CUePIM' THAT I 1 I r i . I 1 r uue't.1. "IW14T A Mert ank ABOUT TK eAR.CE. AH TAKE H TM 6AO0ET& AM TH SLACK GANO Tfe TAKE with SOU A TM auov 6ET OOMKfl HOOT Its DON'T ClR.V Amvi Bait f r wok Versailles, May 4. -The question of alian representation -at the peace egotiations, as far as can be ascer lined, has not been raised by the erman delegates. Generally it was it touched On at the meeting Thurs day of the interallied and " German .edeatials commissions. . The Germans had this point in re rve, and, according to instructions, ould have raised it had the inter filed representatives at the meeting Mestioned their right to speak for ermania with Bavaria in rebellion nd enjoying semi-independence. No joint meeting has been held since -en, but the allied commission met day. It is understood they found othing to question in the German ocuments. A few- of the Germans ent to church today. - The Germans planned a sightseeing wurslon this afternoon, but permits died to arrive. A considerable holi ay crowd came from Paris to catch glimpse of the Germans, but found ie barrier arrangements in working rder. I '- ' , . - v . m m ss m S3 Stand By the Men ' Who Stood By the Flag, Urges Glass S3 s; s; M SJ SI SMILING, THOUGH THEY HAVE BEEN NEAR DEATH s SJ SI ST S! SI These sa-going "Gobs" from the Ammen and Beale talk a language which is composed of Irish, Cockney, Tankee, French and Spiggoty, and most of them line 10 taiK. U.S. DESTROYER MEN ARE HAPPY TO ENTERTAIN Visitors Are Shown About Ship and Sailors Explain How They "Got the Hun." Paris, May 4. The youth arrested -terday outside the home of Premier .cmenceau has admitted to the police e intended an attack on Clemenceau hlh a knife he carried. A black flag :th anarchistic inscription and an rhiHtic literature were found In his i'ussession. E SS t3 Ti3 r3i j" a & & a is NEWS IN BRIEF FROM ALL OVER m 5 THC UNIVERSE The men of the torpedo-boat de stroyers Ammen and Beale were the admiration of tall the nice girls, and women, too, who visited these speedy men-o'-war yesterday. : The sailors were courteous to all, living up to the best traditions of the American navy, and leaving a good rimpression -inthe minds of all with whom they talked. Their language is "salty" and is deeply -marked with Irish brogue and French patois, with a sprinkling of "Cockney" from Liverpool and of "Spiggoty" from Tampico " and Guan tanamo. But they are real men, sea going gobs who helped drive the Hun U-boats from the seas. The destroyers are open for inspec tion from 10 a. m. until noon, from 1 p. m. until 5 p. m., and from 6 p. m. until 9 p. m. They are mored along side tba L. & N. dock. It is understood that they will re main here until Wednesday, when they are to tail for Tampa. They have been making a tour of the gulf ports, coming here from Mobile. Both the Ammen and Beale were in the flotilla of destroyers which op erated out of Queenstown, Ireland, during the hostilities and practically the same crews are now aboard. They are here in the interest of the "Victory Loan and their presence is adding greatly to the enthusiasm of the campaign. DEM AD FOR FARM LABOR IN SOUTH CONTINUES HEAVY Washington, May 4. Leaving here 1 o'clock for Macon, Ga where the outheastem Aeronautical Congress is t session, lieutenant-Colonel Downey eported tonight that he had landed ite tonight at Pinehurst. N. C com- eting the first leg of his trip. He saves there for Macon tomorrow. Brussels, May 4. Paul Hymans, 'e'gian foreign minister, returned here r3 will attend the Important cabinet JHci!. a great patriotic demonstra was held at Antwerp today. The -romaster and other prominent men -age speeches, recalling the Belgian c:nces for the allies, and demand fulfillment of their solemn promise 4 Belgium regarding finances. Chattanooga, May 4. An address of presentative Moon of the Third ennessee district on general postof f9 fairs, featured the convention POstatl employs from several south a states here today, who gathered j'-se congress to maintain their war -"e salaries in all branches of the osiai service, on the grounds of high ?SI 01 iiving and comparative salaries Postal employes with other work- Washington, May 4. Labor supply and demand in Virginia, North Caro lina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Mis souri, Louisiana, Maryland, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma and West "Virginia show an equality In industrial activi ties with growing demand for farm labor while conditions elsewhere show a slight improvement for the week ending April 26. Thirty-five cities of the 58 recorded, reported a total sur plus of 82,600, a decrease of several thousand from the total of the prev ious week, while six reported a short age totalling 2,450, and twenty showed an equality of .supply and demand., The surplus showed a decrease for the first lme in New England and Pacific coast states. BIG SEA PLANES START TOMOROW ON LONG FLIGHT Geor .mes B. Springs, formerly of the '"-enth division. IT.111 of the South Carolina or- av T American Legion, to- . made public a telegram from Lieut, nei Theodore fw?? that union veterans but not aerate veterans would be admlt- Imv ?U said that if one is admit- - "vti must be. New York. May 4. The three bisr I seaplanes in which United States navy aviators will attempt flight across -the Atlantic, will leave for Newfoundland on the first leg of their journey at 7 o'clock Tuesday morning, weather per mitting. It was officially announced to night at Rockaway Beach naval train ing station. : V. The naval filers expect to reach Hali fax at 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon. After spending the night there they will fly early Wednesday to Trepassy, the Newfoundland base for flight across the Atlantic They expect 'to take about ten days for tuning up their machines before the start across the ocean. The officers said they would not be hurried by any reports of what the British aviators at St. Johns are doing i SLATE MAKERS IN ACTION AT WAKULLA PICNIC Waters of Famous Spring Were Romance Inspiring, According to Copy of Cor- , responderfce. (BY HERBERT F ELK EL) Tallahassee, May 4. For fifty years or more the annual picnic at Wakulla Springs has been an established Insti tution. It is a time when candidates for office announce and some of the biggest slates politically in Florida's .history have been made - and broken under the moss-laden trees in the for est primeval surrounding the famous springs as clear as crystal and 196 feet deep. Yesterday's outing was no exception. Candidates and : public men from throughout the state gathered on the first Saturday in May as usual to re ceive the hospitality of the good peo ple of Wakulla county. Both houses of the legislature having adjourned Fri day till Monday afternoon at 4 o'clock, senators and representatives who did not go home for the week-end attend ed the Wakulla Springs get-together. It was an old-fashioned picnic, great baskets being opened and their con tents of fried chicken, big slices of country-cured ham, biscuits "like mother used to make," stuffed eggs and plain boiled eggs and pie and cake of all descriptions and steaming cof fee made on the grounds and pickles and salads and other good home-cook-, ed delicacies, spread on a long line of table cloths end to end. Those people vie with each other to see who can bring the finest and big gest basket, and woe be unto the visi tor who is invited and does not eat. All are welcome.' City people took kodak pictures of the spread before the governor said grace. Few picnics like that are held these days. . Before and after dinner hundreds wandered down the picturesque path to the springs, boys and girls, old men and ; happy children and young men and women forming boat parties to float out over the springs and drop dimes and watch them flitter to the depths below and nestle on the sands. From the old and worm flat-bottom canoes paddled .by experienced negro boatmen they saw the rocks on the bottom and the fish in great schools. The tall pines on the water's edge were reflected but even their tall, Inverted tops did not reach the foot of that great column of bubbling water in theearth, and the white clouds of the heavens mingled with the blue of the sky were reflected with the fish and the rocky bottom and the dimes. Though speeches many were made and a pleasant political atmosphere was present, the bitterness of legislative fights and the log-rolling of candidates were, adjourned for the day. Oppo nents in Talahassee stroled arm and arm In the shadows of the, pines and oaks where men congregate but once each year." Picture, if you can, the table spread, oratory ringing through the trees, sweethearts courting, old friends meeting ' and a feeling of brotherly love permeating the air. Instead of buggies and wagons and horses tied to trees as in the olden days there were i ords and automobiles parked between the trees. And they had come over good roads. Progress was evident in Wakulla county. The girls were pretty and fair complex -loned and their pretty dresses set them off. Frequent uniforms and overseas caps on the husky lads proved the patriotism of the grand old coun ty. The people looked as they are prosperous, happy and as honest' as the days are long. The political picnic at Wakulla Springs is unique. Yesterday's was a distinct success. Long may the cus tom live. - i.ne victory i,ioerty. Loan . W campaign is "two-thirds over C but subscriptions have been re- ik ported for little more than one- h& third the loan. LS! Is it conceivable that the M American people, who with K heart and soul, waged the fight 5? for freedom, will permit this 13 loan of victory and thanks- g giving to fail? jg "Our sons gave of their health, SB of their strength and of their lives that freedom might not ! perish.;, 3 "There are one and a half M million American boys in France K nd' Germany. Now that the M war is ended it would be as ' Iff reasonable for them to dishonor 3" the nation by deserting the flag :M as for the nation to dishonor M itself, by deserting them. Is it ' 58 a large thing that we are K asked to lend our money to pay ffl the cost of victory ? Is Amer- M lean money less willing than SS American manhopd? . 3? . "Let everyone of the millions !fi who have bought Liberty bonds M 55 buy Victory notes and success W m is sure. - ". SI "CARTER GLASS, m M "Secretary of the Treasury, m m IS m .O n O, !3 SI SI 23 S M.0YL1ENT SUNDAY IDE POPULAR HERE Irnoortance of Closer Co operation With' Local Bu reau Was Strikingly Em phasized. The nation-wide Employment Sun day program was generally observed at the curehes ;Pensacola yester day, in accordance with the desires of the XI. S. department of labor, acting through the various employment ; bu reaus of the counttry with the co-operation of more than 115,000 churches of different denominations. . It is the concensus of opinion that the movement will have the desired ef feet of greatly stimulating interest in co-operation with the government em ployment bureaus with a view, to re stablishing in civil life the thousands of ex-service men who are rapidly be ing mustered out of the service and the two million more soon to be mus tered out. Some of the important accomplish ments of the movement are set forth in the following resume: Employers were urged to keep their employment openings listed with the nearest regular office or - bureau for returning soldiers and sailors of the U. S. employment service. Parents, relatives and friends of sol diers and sailors were urged to go to their home towns after discharge. The unemployment problem is being se riously aggravated by the tendency on the part of many soldiers to stay In New York and other large industrial centers where it is difficult to find work for their own men. ! That the U. S. employment service is administering the national re-em ployment program with the- co-opera tlon of welfare, church and all other bodies interested in .the problem was explained. Through, its , 475 regular branch offices and Its 2,000 emergency bureaus for returning soldiers and sail ors, the U. S. employment service is the clearing house for all government and voluntary efforts to assist soldiers to jobs. ". - ".' ' ' " Through its agents in the demobili zatlon camos. on the ' transports and in France, the 'U. S. employment ser- vice is now automatically in touch with nearly every soldier and sailor who must find new work. Hence the nec essity for all. employers keeping their labor needs listed with the nearest lo cal branch or of ice of the U. S. em ployment service. During the war, the U. S. employ ment service supplied nearly 3,000,000 workers for war industry. Since the signing 'of the armistice, it has re versed its machinery and has been placing soldiers and sailors and war workers at the rate of 100,000 a month. On the average, 30 out of every 100 men In the army must find new jobs; thus far the U. S. employment service has been able to place from 27 to 28 of these 30; but with two million men yet to be demobilized, more intensive work In every community In uncovering em ployment openings Is required. It is suggested that arrangements be made with the- superintendent of " the local office of the U. S. (employment service or Its bureau for returning sol diers and sailors, or with "the federal director of the U. S. "employment ser vice for your state for the distribution of employers" requisition cards on Em ployment Sunday and thereafter. ? It is urged that ushers distribute these Here are three American naval aviators who smile in the face of death. They've all been in the aviation hospital at Pensacola for weeks recovering from injuries that were nearly fatal. Left to right they are: Jess Simpson. Detroit, injured in an airplane collision in which three men were killed; Ches ter Pigon, Boston, injured in crash in which two men were killed; Ted Booth, Grand Rapids, Mich., crashed last fall while trying out a new plane and his mechanic was permanentyl injured. Booth has been made a lieutenant, junior grade, since his fall. , , - SEN. FLETCHER THINKS UNI ALLIES CERTAIN Mr. Fletcher Is Here in Interest of Victory Loan Which He Asserts Must Succeed. Senator, Duncan U. Fletcher, in an Interview with the Pensacola Journal last night said: "I believe the repre sentatives of all the allied powers, including- Italy.; will get - together this week and reach an agreement on every subject under dlscusison, with the ex ception of such details as may be prop erly left to the League of Nations, Al liance of Free Peoples or whatever title you wish to give it. "I believe we should accept the cov enant of the League of Nations as a permanent organization with power to conduct courts of justice, arbitration councils and adjust such differences as may occur between the signatory powers. Speaking of the Victory Loan, Sena tor Fletcher declared . "It Is impos sible for me to conceive that there will be a failure on the part of the people to respond to the call made by the government ' for money " to defray the expenses of a war which has resulted In complete victory. In the portions of the. state which I have rcently visit ed Tallahassee, Panama City, Cotton dale and other , points, the loan has been over-subscribed. "Pensacola has never failed In any patriotic duty and I am sure she will not fall In this." The senator said he was glad of the opportunity provided by the brief ses sion of. congress to return to Florida and ; especially for the opportunity to visit Pensacola. Senator Fletcher will speak at the ship yard this morning and at Mallory court at 8 o'clock tonight. S17EARINGEN IS COMING ON NEXT FRIDAY ONLY SIX DAYS REMAIN TO PUT BIG DRIVE OVER Secretary of Treasury Car ter Glass Says End of Bol shevism Depends Large ly on Success. SHIP PLANT REPORT IS FINE SHOWING Workers Are All Ready For Special Final Effort to Be Put Forth Throughout the Week. m 38 - m m R SI S! SI S! SI m m m si . si SI sisisisigsisisisis! SI THE LIBERTY LOAN COM MITTEE OF ESCAMBIA COUNTY CALLS ATTENTION TO THE FACT THAT THIS COUNTY HAS RAISED ONLY ABOUT HALF OF ITS QUOTA, AND ONLY SIX DAYS RE MAIN TO PUT THE LOAN OVER THE TOP. Carter Glass, secretary of the treasury, in his appeal to the people of the United States to put the loan across, declares that the Fifth Liberty loan, were it successful, would do more to put an end to Bolshevism than any other power in the world. And he reminded the people that this was the best investment, from the standpoint of commercial attractiveness .that has ever been offered. Si SI P S! rT SI w S! SI S! SI Si m S! Si SI SI SJ Si SI S3 SJ - SI SlSJS'SiSlSJSjSJSiSSJ.SSS'SISSJ C. R. Robinson, press chairman of the West Florida zone, who han just -j-. . , r O ' 9 a 1 returned from Atlanta, where sho H riendS OI btate S Attorney represented The Journal at the Liberty Beleve He May Formally ) xan. conference of the statesmen "Secretary Glass, Hoke Smith and other prominent leaders of the country Impressed me very much with the force anl j owcr of their appeals. But the best three rrasons I saw for put ting over the Victory drive, and put ting it over with all the hsart and the state ' soul, love aid loyalty that we can get 4 into It were impressed upon me affcr I One of these Announce Candidacy For Governor Here. Attorney General Van C. Swearln gen will be In Pensacola next Friday, May 9, according to information in the hands of friends of the chief of the legal department of here. . -.. '."'V : .; According to H. S. Klely, district or-, left the convention ball ganlzer for the Ceneral Trades Coun- j reasons rode down In an elevator with cil, who had a letter yesterday from me at the Piedmont hotel, headquar the attorney general, he will attend a ' ters for the delegates. He was a meeting of the Masonic fraternity Frl- I young six-footer, the type of manhood day evening at 7:30 o'clock, at the J of which America is so proud. And he Masonic temple, after which it is ex-. was on crutcnes. .is staiwan iorm CONSCIENCE FUND OF U. S. TREASURY GETS DONATIONS Washington, May 4. Whether it was the effect of i Lent or perhaps a new sense of the government's '. needs. aroused by the Victory loan campaign, government officials do not know, but the treasury conscience fund has re- relved a new- selres of contributions in the last several days. Two of them came from , the nation's capital, one for $15 and the other for $1. ; Charle roi, Pa., contributed $3, Newport, R. I. and New York one dollar each and $22 came from an unidentified doner whose postmark even was illegible. I. pected that arrangements will be made for him to be heard by members of the local labor organizations and the public generally at one of the halls of the city. While Mr. , Swearlngen has not as yet definitely announced his candidacy for governor of - the state of Florida, it is generally conceded among his intimate friends that he will be a candidate. At the annual picnic for legislators ta Wakulla Springs Satur day it was clearly intimated that he would soon be , an avowed candidate, and on this occasion it is notable that both his associates. Judge Andrews and Worth Trammell, announced they would be candidates for the office of attorney general to succeed Mr. Swear lngen, Mr, Trammell conditioning his announcement on the. expected candi dacy of Mr. Swearlngen for the guber natorial chair. '' It Is known that the, attorney gen eral has a great many friends In West Florida who will be gratified to see him in the race. Col. Hardee Is among others being spoken of as a probable candidate. " It Is believed probable that in case arrangements are made for a political gathering In Pensacola for Mr. Swear ingen, following the- fraternal meet ing at the MasonlO temple ' which he is, expected to take part, he may avail the time and plac.e to formally announce his candidacy in Pensacola for the office of state executive. WALSH IS AMONG IRISH AMERICANS NOW IN IRELANP MEXICO'S PLANS FOR FINANCING BEING WATCHED Washington, May 4. Financial leg islation which President Carranza has asked the Mexican congress fo con sider at an extra session is now being watched closely by officials . here, it was learne dtoday. : . " ;' This is understood to be due to American interests being involved and to a recent statement-of Louis Cab rera, Mexican secretary : of finance. that Mexico would not pay its . debts at present, even If she had the money. Paris peace conference to see "what the world in general will do with its obligations L how many nations will: re pudiate their debts and how many will trim their obligations to figure compatible with their Incomes." v Dublin, May 4. The program ar ranged for next week - for Frank Walsh and other representatives the Irish societies In the United S a who arived here yesterday from i rls. Includes visits to Belfast, Cork and Limerick. : Representatives from all of Ireland, regardless of parties, are Invited to meet ,the Americans on Friday. The mission - of Americans Is to get pass ports for Professor Devalera and other Sinn Fetners to go to. Paris. Walsh said today Colonel House informed him that permission would be granted. The Americans came to Ireland to in form themselves of the situation. DEMOBILIZATION OF OLD GERMAN ARMY COMPLETED Coblenz, May 4. On May .1, which officially marked the end of the de mobilization of the old German army, and functioning of the new army of Relchswehr. Germany had three hun dred and twenty-five thousand men of various classes under arms, according to estimates of American intelligence officers. About one hundred thousand, of these are remnants of the old army. was erect, proud , of bearing, in spite of the crutches, and the limb which suspended in a "swing," gave mute tes timony of his sacrifice for his country. The next good reason I saw for putting the loan over was at the grand ter minal station. He was also the spltn dld type of young American that thrills the heart with pride. He walked with out crutches, but one of his limbs was artificially supported. The third and last and the most compelling reason was also at the terminal sta tion. A fine type of manhood, easily past his forties, pale and distinguished-looking, in spite of the fact that he lay back helplessly in a rolling chair, as the crowd surged past. "All wore the uniform of their country, and I " wondered hov we could hesitate, how we could squabble, how we could pause in our work for a moment, until our great debt to them . was at . least partially repaid. We can never repay them in full, but we can at least refrain from offering to those men, and millions of others such as they, the insult of refusal to put the loan over the top." $75,000 Subscribed at Ship Plant J. M. Muldon. chairman of, Escam bia county, said last night that the committee is proud of the splendid record made by the men of the indus tlral plants. At the Pensacola Ship building plant, where the work is di rectly in charge of the foremen of the different departments, more than $75,000 has already been subscribed, and at a rally held at the plant on Saturday, additional subscriptions were taken. A committee of business -"n from the city, and members of Escambia County Woman's Lib erty Loan committee, visited the plant Saturday, Captain Inman F. Eldrldge, recently returned from France, mak ing a splendid talk, and a concert by .he band of the shipbuilding plant cree"-g much enthusiasm. . Th -jommittee from the city which vlsite the : plant was composed of members from the , industrial commit tee, wholesalers committee. Rotary club, and members of the Escambia County Woman's Liberty Loan com mittee. The tank exhibited seme of Its antics, and bonds were subscribed amid muc henthuslasm. . The Boy Scouts have enlisted In the drive and will make an active cam paign during the coming week, two troops to devote their efforts to put ting the loan across. GERMANS WILL BE GIVEN MINIMUM OF 15 DAYS TO SIGN London, May 4. The Germans will , be given a minimum period of fifteen days in which to accept or reject the traty of peace, according to a Paris dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Company. There will be no oral dis cussions of the terms, but the Germans may present their written propositions to the allies who will reply In writing.