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g g s & x inais TrtRiDA Partly c!audy iS Thur.day with probably local iTJwe in the ,outh and cenr ,h0, 'ortions. Friday fair with fW" . ..ml. X- Read the Journal ad- 3 vertisements. They have' f a message for you. K, s m t!e variable wind. & s. jai is ioi ioi roL XXII NO. 134. tr-- PENSACOLA, K5kuiA7 V ING, MAY 919. PRICE FIVE CENTS HUH EOT iWiilblliUM Till I FlPflPT . WHO FAIR , ASSOCIATION MAKES PLANS II UliliJUUl UH1 WILDER BILL J ADE PUBLIC 1 i :-.Sa. ju T VII H ; .... . - . . , ,,i jREIBwEEaa) BYC0UKQL4 MTE20-9 id it; I i-j id 4 id er ri an j s. lit Economic Clauses oays Emn if Enforced. , I i u. r - - a i PFSPONSIBILITY FOR WAR IS DISCLAIMD If Germany Signs Treaty American iroops win Leave Occupied Territory As Fast As Possible. Faris, May 14. Answers of the COUPCII 01 luui on prisoners of war and labor eub- eets were delivered tni3 aiternooa. ,ne of the later German notes deal ng with the economic clauses of the reaty. declares they mean Germany's ruin if enforced. The note on terri- orial nrotests particularly against iuare valley . arrangement and the ransfer of Malmedy. Moresnet and th . .. t ; . . 11 Eupen districts 10 tseigiuin, a wcu he forced evacuation or a part pi .-chleswig-. - A note on reparations does protest sainst the payment of Germany for e devastation wrought in Belgium ,ad Northern France, which it Says lermany is ready to do willingly. It , added, however, that Germany won't ay reparation for this damage on the rinciple that she was responsible for :ie war. Coblenz, Tuesday, May 13. If tho .ermana sign the peace terms all American troops except tne inira orpa. three divisions and a few head uarters units will be out of the occu ied district of Germany by June 1. r soon afterward, according to re- orts circulating here. If the Germans ecept the peace conditions, it is un erstood, preparations will begin im mediately for the remaining three, div isions to withdraw to France, pre aratory to embarking for home. Paris, May 14. The Austrian peace Kelegstion arrived at St. Germain at ;53 this evening and were met by 'refect Chaliel and representatives of lie French government and allied and ssociated powers. The meeting pre "tited a sharp contrast to the first nesting with the German delegates ecause of its greater ease and friend - ness. The Austrian delegation was ?aded by Karl Renner, chancellor. Jvho left the car first, hat in hand and itli a contagious smile that .put the ception committee quickly at ease. Paris, May 14. Immediate measures nding to a further subjugation of iermany if its delegates refuse to sign ie peace treaty are indicated by an ouncement that Marshal Foch has en sent to the Rhine by the council r four to take such action as may come necessary in the event the eaty is not Signed. Paris, Tuesday, May 13. Plans are ing made by the All-Russian gov niment at Omsk, to begin art advance i Moscow, Admiral Kolchak, head of e government, declared in an inter with the correspondent of the Kit Parisien. GIBLE C-5 EXPECTED TO CROSS OCEAN Monauk Point. X. Y., May 14. The v- dirigible C-5 left here today on faght for St. John's. N. which be followed, if the coastal per "mance proves satisfactory, by an "nipt to fly across the Atlantic. In command of trteut. Commander the C-3 took a northeast course, rcted to carry her over the naval r station at Chatham, Mass.. and "sioe along the New England and ;ridian coasts to St. Johns. 1 There ?hter-than-air" experts, put ashore ois the cruiser Chicago with Spare rts. tools and supplies of inflation :ii and fuel, await the dirigible ready slft in preparing her for a possible w mile non-stop cruise to the Brit I!e. . .. . " There -was a possibility also, naval 'ricrs said, that the route of the seaplanes via the Azores might - followed, reducing the longest Jump 3 Proximately 1,300 miles by roak- stop at Punta Delgado, Azores. ; ao?tion of this "itinerary would give e dirigible the. benefit of the war- 1 Patrol established for the heavier- i '-.r machines, the plan being to l me C-3 on her eastward passage L';er the xc expedition has reached ,. or at least has completed the niJndIand-to-Azores. .leg of its ashi,1J?ton May j4,Reports - '.ne navy department today Progress of the navy dirigible "a its fllokt r t, ..,. T-r. -5 is.and. to Newfoundland, led of .t0 .beIieve the craft would reacv. kv.. . "ls between 6 o'clock and 9 4 tomorrow morning. , DIRT uiumy AUi -wiusgiais uiu . Dispensation. CARO GETS THROUGH COMMISSIONER BILL Amendments That Bring Up Appropriations to Col leges of State Are Passed By House. (BY HERBERT FELKEL.) Tallahassee, May 14. By a vote of 20 to 9 the senate today passed the main prohibition bill of the joint tem perance committee, amending the act of the extraordinary session for the enforcement of the state-wide amend ment to the constitution which was ratified at the polls last November. This measure, which had previously passed the house, puts the sale of al coholics for medicinal, scientific or me chanical purposes and the sale of wine for sacramental uses or secret order ceremonies, in the hands of druggists and prohibits the sale of brandy and whiskey on the prescription of physi cians and permits - possession' of as much as four quarts of intoxicating liquors provided they were purchased prior to January 1, last. " An amendment offered by Senator Butler, to permit as at present, tho sale of 8 ounces of whiskey or brandy on prescription of a reputable physi cian was defeated by a vote of IS to 12. An amendment by Dr. Hughlett to - prevent the bill becoming effec tive until such time as the government might repeal its order against the sale of uoadultered grain alcohol was de feated. Court in the ninth circuit composed of Hilmes, Bay and Washington coun ties will be held twice instead of three times a year as the. result of a bill which passed both houses today. ' The bill creating Glades county. which, was on th senate, calendar of L local bills, was 'committed today 'by motion of Senator Wilson, whose dis trict would be affected by the passage of the measure. The house today adopted amend ments to a bill appropriating for the colleges, that will, if concurred in by the senate, bring the total of appro priations back to $824,500. The sen ate had previously reduced the amount to $687,000. Practically all cuts made by the senate and joint committee were restored by the house today. Representative Caro of Escambia was elated over the passage through the house of his local bill fixing sal aries of commissioners in his county at $900 a year and allowing $5 a day and 10 cents a. mile provided salary for each shall not exceed $900 and total of salary and mileage shall not ex ceed $1200 a year. The bill permitting the use of pound nets except on the East coast passed the senate. Effort by Senator Cash today to reconsider the vote by which the normal school bill was killed yes terday failed. REPUBLICANS AT MEETING AGREE ON A PROGRAM Washington, May, 14. Republican senators in conference today, agreed Unanimously upon a program for or ganization of the next senate, but de ferred discussion. The progressive groups are in opposition to the elec tion of Senators Penrose and Warren as chairman of the finance and ap propriation committees . respectively. Senator ' Cummins was chosen presi dent pro tempore and Lodge was re elected floor leader. Curtis was re elected whip, and Wadsworth, confer ence . secretary. George A. Sanderson, of Chicago, was chosen secretary of the senate, and David Barry, of Providence, R. I., a newspaperman for . Serpean tat -arms. All committee assignments were left to the committee on committees which it is expected will follow closely the seniority rule, although some of the progressives declared privately they would carry the fight against Penrose and Warren to the senate floor. SMITHWICK IN WASHINGTON FOR ENTIRE SESSION Washington, May 14. Congressman John H. Smithwick. of the Pensacola district, reached Washington today for the extra session of congress, which meets next Monday. The new congress man came prepared to stay through out the session. He said Mrs. Smith wick and the Smithwick children ex pect to leave - Pensacola In about a month for Washington. - They will most likely live through out the summer at some' point near Washington, where the congressman can join them over the week-end-The congressman hopes to locate a house In the suburbs of Washington by fall where the family can establish them selves at housekeeping" ' v v y v j I f V W J)iAA t iltYj 1"mSa'H? ffic Lieutenant David H. McCullough; Rad Moore; Reserve Pilot, Lieutenant B. R AMI-TIPPING BILL IS NOW BEFORE HOUSE Measure is Practically the Same As Georgia Law and Applies to All Porters and Waiters (BY JOHN C, TRICE.) Tallahassee, May 14. Mr. Phillips, of Columbia, has introduced a bill in the house intended to put a stop , to the practice of tipping hotel and cafe waiters, - and hotel pullman car and depot porters. -Mr. . Phillips says the practice of tipping has grown ; until it is almost.Jrnjpassibte. to get service on a pullman car or at a hotel or depot, unless the customary tip is forthcoming. Of course every one who travels also knows this is true, but most of them seem to have made up their minds to submit to the tax. Not so, with Mr. Phillips, who when not engaged in the manufacture of laws is on the road all the time. His bill takes in the whole bunch of guilty parties, the man givirj the tip, the person who accepts it, the hotel man who permits it. These hotel and eat the house3 desiring to avoid the pen alties of the act are required to dis play conspicuously a sign carrying the legend that no tips are permitted to be given or received. . ; . The bill is said to be practically the same as the Georgia law, and is said , by the author to be found satis factory in that state. BAPTISTS WILL FIGHT POLICY WAR DEPARTMENT Atlanta, May 14. The sixty-fourth annual session of the Southern Baptist convention was organized here today with more than 2.500 delegates regis tered and hundreds of other expected. The vf irst day was devoted to the reelection of Dr. J. B. Gambrell, of Ft. Worth, president for another term. The election of other officers, . com mittee reports and an outline by Dr. Gambrell of the fight Baptists intend to make against the war department's attitude toward denominational relig ious work in army camps. ' Dr. Gambrell termed the war depart ment's attitude an open effort to break down denominations. : All committee Mrti showed a steady, increase in amount of religious work carried on during the year. Total contributions from Southern Baptists the last twelve months, amounted,, to more than $17,000,000. . COTTON GROWERS' LEAGUE FORMED AT SECRET MEET N"ew Orleans, May 14. At a secret meeting here tonight cotton " growers representing four hundred thousand acres of cotton lands, the American Cotton Growers' League was organ ized. The purpose of the organization, it was understood, will be to combat what was to be termed "strong influ ence brought to bear by representa tives of cotton brokers ahd New Eng land manufacturers," 'on proceedings of the conference assembled here to con sider .organization of a hundred million dollar exports. corporation. Tampa, May ir. Henry . S. Horn brook, aged 55, and Mrs. W. S. Mc Donald, 50, were drowned In Double Branchers creek, twelve, miles west of Tampa, tonight, when an automobile in which they were riding skidded off the road while approaching a bridge over the creek and plunged into ten feet of water. Mrs. McDonald is said to have' been driving. Commandander John H.' Towers :; Pil pts, Commander H. C.! Richardson and io Operator. Lieut. Com. ,M; R. A. Lavender; Engineer. Machinist L. R. hodes. Publication of other crews to follow. .., s NEWS IN BRIEF FROM ALL OVEIJ, J THH UNIVERSE k B Mobile, May 14. The Alabama di vision of Confederate "Veterans, in re union here,-voted unanimously to op pose the suggestion of legislation pro viding federal pensions for Confeder ate soldiers. ; New .York, May . 14. Fifty officers and 1,301 men of the 82nd Division, National Army, composed of Georgia, Alabama and Florida troops, arrived from Bordeaux today on the steamship Satrustegui. ' ; , Columbus, Ohio, May 10. The tri annual convention of the Brotherhood of Railway; Trainmen opened here to day. The convention will continue 25 days " during which time, it .was said, at least 15,000 trainmen from all parts of the United States ; would . attend meetings. ' "" .. : ' . . Vlcksburg, Miss.," May" 14. Mrs. Myrtle Schrink of Canton, Miss, and a chauffeur were drowned today when an automobile. in which they were rid ing went through a protection . rail and Into the Yazoo canal here. Anoth er passenger was rescued. - It was said the chauffeur was unable . to reduce speed. The , party intended boarding a transfer boat in the canal. v Washington, May, 14. Homer L. Fer guson, president and general manager of the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock company, has been elected president of the chamber ' of commerce of the United States,: it was announced from officers here to day as the result of a mall vote to the organization s board of directors. 1 Fer guson succeeds Harry A. Wheeler.1 of Chicago, who declined re-election after serving two terms. Washington, May 14. Representa tives of foreign born .residents of j the United States told Ithe Americaniza tion conference of the interior depart ment today that ' native Americans have much to learn in attempting to make citizens of aliens. . . Sharp criticism of contempt was ex hibited by some persons toward for eigners and ,of the general ignorance In this country of European racial dif ferences expressed by Albert Mamaty, of Pittsburg, president of the Slovak League of America. Natha Peyser, executive director of the New ; York Educational Alliance. -, . ; Washington,' May 1-. Soldiers who married abroad are eligible for immed iate discharge on their arrival in this country the war" department today in formed commanders of ports of ; de barkation. k v . Chicago, May J.-. Marie . . Nardina. called queen of the : reds by govern ment authorities, her husband and Adolph and Joseph Fratesi, are being held on deportation warrants tonight following a raid on their flat and, the seizure of a quantity of anarchistic literature. Federal : authorities, said evidence indicated that the quartet had been working on a plan to bring about an uprising of radicals on Indepen dence Day. Washington. May 1. Chairman Hurley, of the shipping board, said today the matter of allocating addi tional marine tonnage " to southern ports is being considered' and "definite relief could be assured exporters of southern states within six weeks. INCREASED PAY IS DEMANDED BY U. S. COLLECTORS t New York, May; 14. Federal ; cus toms collectors and appraisers from all parts of the country, assembled here" ln convention, 'discussed today? the problem Of getting increased pay. speakers emphasizing that wages are not uniform at several ports. William G. McAdoo asserted in an address to the" delegates, that many of the cus toms methods were archiac and de clared some means must be devised to s'"2ly ' collection of 'customs duties. PUBLICROADS TO GET SHARE US. VEHICLES Steps Are Taken By Legis lature State Road Depart- , ment to Look After Flor ida's Interest. V (BY JOHN C. TRICE.) . Tallahassee, May 14. Mr. Epperson, of Levy county.- has introduced in the house a resolution directing the State road department to take such steps as are necessary to secure the state's portion of the twenty thousand motor vehicles to be distributed by the fed eral government to the ' road depart ments of ,the various states. .-The reso Jvrtieir recites that the only exp.ense to the state will be the cost of freight on the vehicles alotto-d , to this state, and ' the " road ' deoartment is direct ed to pay this : expense out of any monies In its possession. The resolution Is as follows: ' Whereas, There is to be distributed by the secretary of agriculture of the United States through the Bureau of Public Roads to the State Highway departments of the several states, more than $45,000,000.00 worth of motor trucks agregatlng in number 20,000 motor vehicles. 11,000 of which are new, and 9,000 of which are used, but, are in good serviceable condition, their capacity ranging from two to five tons, and ' Whereas, The apportionment to the states of ' these trucks will be made only upon request of the State High way departments, and in accordance with the apportionment provided for in the federal aid la wK approved in 1916, and - ' ' '' ' ; - . . - ' - Whereas, The only expense that will be entailed upon the state in receiv--ing its ; apportionment of these motor trucks will be the cost of loading and freight charges, and Whereas, It is the sense of the mem bers of the house ; of representatives and senate, that such -motor trucks that are to be distributed by the fed eral government", will be of great use to . the s State Road department in building and constructing the , state highway and state aid roads through out the state. - " . .Therefore, Be It Resolved By The HoUse of Representatives, The Senate Concurring. That the , State Road de partment of Florida be urged to make application to the secretary of agricul ture,;, at -.as early , a date as possible for the number of such motor trucks as may be allowed to the State of Florida, and that It use any funds at its " command to pay the expenses of loading, and freight .charges, on such trucks . ' WORK BEGINS ON 4 BATTLESHIPS BEFORE JULY 1 Washington, May 14 Acting under authority conferred by the war emer gency legislation, the navy department today " placed an order, ' or 'what' amounts to a requisition, for fourteen thousand tons of steel with the Car negie Steel ; company, the" steel to ,be used, in starting construction on four battleships, work on which under the act authorizing them, must be begun before July 1. The order is placed at a tentative price subject to later, ad justment. ,, ; W. C .C. S. WORKERS GO TO CONFERENCE IN . CHATTANOOGA Secretary H. B. McAllster, of the War Camp- Community Service, expects to leave today for Montgomery, Ala., where where , he will stop off for a day, pro ceeding - tomorrow to Atlanta, where he will remain over for : the week -end. going to Chattanooga In time for the conference of secretaries for the Southern division of the service, to i be held in the Ten nessee, city Monday and - Tuesday. Leo A. Waters, Mr. McAlister's assistant her.!, will leave Saturday , in' order to be at the opening of the conference Monday. Chairman F. O. Miller of Special Committee Op poses Measure in no Un certain Terms. FAULTY FEATURES ARE POINTED OUT Principal Aims is Said to Be the Abolition of the Pres ent 'Non Political" Road Commission. (BY JOHN C. TRICE) Tallahassee, May 14. When asked his opinion of the Wilder bill, F. O. Miller, chairman of the special com mittee said "Well at last we know the full im port of the Wilder road department bill. ' V: It was discussed at length at the committee meeting last night. V "Its one great feature seems to be the abolishing of the present board of non-political business men and replace them with three men appointed by the governor at a salary,, not named but yet to be determined. No comment need; be made on this. Its full sig nificance can be seen at a glance. "It. provides for a two-mill levy to meet federal aid and immediately pro vides to pay counties for roads al ready built and that such roads may be a charge against the state. It does not provide ny " other funds to pay counties for roads already built and we must conclude that the refund shall come from the two -mill levy. Let us see. A two-mill levy on' $350,000,000 (our state valuation) nets approxi mately $700,000 per year In, two years $1,400,000. How far would this go to wards paying counties for roads al ready built. Why promise something that can not be fulfilled? '; "Again. As long as there is a claim upon this two-mill levy by the coun-Uor,xmiS-JSSmructed or even the possibility of a claim against the two-mill levy, you can rest assur ed that the federal . government will not recognize the law as having 'sub stantially met the provisions of fed eral aid and F.orida will not receive the $2,811,000 which the federal govern ment is ready to provide for the con struction of through roads in our state. . .: ' ' .' "There are errors all through the bill. It would complicate tne gooa roads situation and set it back many years. '"-'.'.''-. "If it nassed it would be impossiDie for the road department to fulfill even a small, part of the obligation it as sumes, and all of . the counties would be d.'sappointed. ' The state could not have its con nected up system of roads under its provisions. "The present road department has a definite system - of roads planned. . "The poorer counties that neea tne heln most will receive it under their plans and our through- system will be completed. "The special committee appointed at the extra sesion composed of Senator Wm. Igou, Doyle M. Carlton, Repre sentatives C. R. Mathis, W. H. Mar shall and mvself have given much time to the study of this question and have recommended legislation that will ral ly meet the requirements. , Why not enact this into law?" SERPLANE NC-4 COMPLETES TRIP TO HALIFAX, N. S. Halifax, N. S., May 14. The Ameri can naval Seaplane; NC-4 arrived here at 2:10 p. m., (Halifax time) from Chatham, Mass. Allowing for an hour's distance in time between this port and Chatham, the plane made the flight of approxi mately 300 nautical miles in three hours and 45 minutes. Washington, May 14. The navy de partment communicated with the sea plane NC-4 from Washington at 11:18 a. m. today, received a reply from Commander Read and had broadcasted to Europe and to the west coast of the United States the plane's position in three minutes elapsed time. The com munication was accomplished without notice to any of the stations involved. CLEVELAND-CHICAGO AIR MAIL SERVICE E FF E C TI V E TODAY Air mail . service between Chicago and Cleveland, daily except Sundays, will be come effective today, the 15th, according to advices received by the local postofflce authorities yesterday. This will be the second permanent air mail route to have been established thus far, the other op erating between New York and Philadel phia. . This , service will shorten the time be tween Chicago and . Cleveland about twelve-hours and-will affect the delivery of. mails to many points. Instead of thre cents for each ounce or fraction thereof, six cents will be chaffered for the service and it will be necessary for airplane poe- i ge stamps to be used or ordinary stamps in the required amount with the letter or parcel marked 'Tor air mail service." i . November 12-14 Dates De cided on for 1919 Fair at Enthusiastic Meeting Last Night. L- W. HARDY AGAIN IS FAIR MANAGER Escambia County Farmers; and Live Stock Raisers j Will Be Urged 4 Early, to j Co-operate. . A meeting of the board of directors,' of the Molino Fair, association was held in the office of the county . agri cultural demonstration agent last night to take preliminary steps - for this year's fair. The dates for the; fair were set for November 12-14, and it was decided to offer more generous premiums than , last year, and to take every possible step to stir the interest of the farmers and stock raisers and their families early In the season to make their plans for a big success at the 1919 fair. It will be remembered by nearly everybody how great a success Escara- bla county made last year at the Molino, the Jacksonville and the Mari ana fairs, since it was so thoroughly, exploited at the time in the Journal ;i and the directors determined to pull' this year for an even bigger success, and the taking of first place at-the State Fair for this county. . t Commissioner Hardy, chairman of? the board of directors. Secretary Hall.: Directors E. Kaselack, W. N. Williams; and E. T. Russell, and County Farm' Demonstration Agent Carl Burnett., Home Demonstration Agent Miss Myr tle Floyd and Special County Agent Smith were in attendance. The coun ty agents were elected associate mem bers of the board of directors, and L. W. Hardy was elected manager of the fair. The responsibility of carrying on the necessary propaganda among pros pective exhibitors to secure demon stration agents. It was decided Jto make financial plans , at :.theuiext meeting. . based "on the now popular principle of a drive. Messrs. Hardy and Bur nett "and Miss Floyd were named as a committee on premiums, and in structed to draw up the final list of premiums for this year as soon as possible, so that the. intending ex hibitors might. have it in mind early, in tho growing season. . The decision was reached to makej substantial improvements in the fa'r! grounds, especially ' the spaces re-1 served for the live stock. It was also decided to have some clean attraction as a drawing card and the secretary! was instructed to lookout for such) an attraction. . There was consider- able objection to having any other-j than agricultural attractions, as it was felt that the proper object of th. fair is strictly to promote agriculture in Escambia county, and not to enter tain the people; but the feeling pre vailed that the rieht sort of a. kIA attraction might increase the revenue ana thus provide the - means : for a larger and better fair in 1920. The directors feel that thev an n, gaged in a public enternrise for th' general good, and that they are there fore entitled to all the assistance that, can be given them by all citizens, and they state that they will ereatlvr appreciate any effort that will stlmu-3 late tne producers of the county in, make early and special efforts to have plenty of good crop, stock and homsj canning exhibits at Molino in govern - JACKSON IS LINED UP FOR AM1YCAMPIGJ Mrs. Wilson, of Mariana, Ac cepts County Chairman ship, Which Completes Zone Organization, Mrs. Cyphus L. Wilson, wife of Judge C. L. Wilson of Marianna, who was one of the most active and suc cessful workers in the recent govern ment loan campaigns in the West Florida zone, has accepted the Jack son county chairmanship for the Sal vation Army Home Service Fund Drive, May 19-26, -it was announced last night by Postmaster B. S. Han cock,, zone chairman, upon his return to the city from a business trip over parts of the zone. t Realizing the great Importance of the success of the drive, Mrs. 'Wilson ! has consented to enter upon the work with the same good spirit that she did in the recent loan drives and will endeavor to line up her same organi zation behing the movement in Jack son county, which vouchsafes the suc cess of the drive there. This completes all the West Florldi . county organizations, acocrding to Mr. ' Hancock, who is much encouraged concerning the outlook for the drive, f I'"