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...'sSSBSBBBBBQSB C .; 5 IT .-i rtDlOA r!r In nar4h . fed . nf. : S, ' COR k-V ... . -r ....... t -ith probably !' hwr " f 1- south and central portion 9 Friday and Saturday with sentlo H f 'ahltt Wild E3 v ur i y a Read the Journal ad- B. a vertisements.. They have s H a message for you. B ! I J. I $ hi i r VOL XXIINO. 134. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA. FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 16, 1919. PRICE FIVE CENTS mm FT. BARRANCAS FOR AUSTRIA ffllST A MY : C9 BUG LM7 " " r'li m mi II i i i-, I .f . s .- I . . . r u - . . -'-' " I TIIWfiiWWPIMWiimjOiBrilwi ipuioiiii n IT in I lJU..,pllihMijS - rt B l.uf t "Tl w U "W" i) J f uu ,.m J I wmj i- tigfttf wm.i jjujh iW,Jtiinii-iMM)Wm i T" t I o j:3- - - - f .... : I v-w .. - . IXv 4p L7 "I ' I BAD fflLL GO on Z01 TOUR Col. Hughes Will Accom pany 25 Musicians in In terest of Salvation Army NEARLY READY presentation Will Perhaps Be Made Next Wednes day if Delegates Are at St. Germain. - ITALIAN PREMIER . ORLANDO IN PARIS polish Request for Part of the German Navy is Re fused by Council of For eign Ministers- Although the peace terms which the allied and associated nowers are to present to the Austrians are virtually complete and report says that next Wed nesday has been chosen as the day the Austrians will be called before the peace congress, ne gotiations may be delayed by reason of tjhe fact that Hungary, where extremely unstable con ditions still exist, has failed to appoint delegates to go to St. Germain. . ... , . . The council of four Thursday continued the discussion of "mil itary items to be embodied in the Austrian compact, which it is said require demobilization of the Austrian army, prevent con scription, and the dismantling of the famous Ekoda armament works. Pat is. May 13. Premier Clemenceau received Italian Premier Orlando and Foreign Minister Connino, at the "war ministry today. No announcement was made concerning the conference. . It is understood the American delegation is unyielding in its position concerning Fiume. ,' - The council of foreign ministers to day refused the Polish request for a part of the German navy. The Poles claimed the warships were necessary for the defense of their country. Washington, May 15. National sui cide would be the effect of America's entrance into the League of Nations under the revised covenant," declared Senator Knox, of Pennsylvania, former Secretary of state, and republican member of the senate foreign rela tions committee, in a statement today. The senate, Knox asserted, has power to amend the peace treaty. Germany has met with another re buff from the council of four of the peace conference in the effort her plenipotentiaries - at Versailles are making to secure alterations m ins peace treaty by setting forth objec tions in a series o notes. The council has refused to consider the note sent by the Germans re garding international labor legislation. s-thv note states the rea sons why such consideration Is not given. The council's belief that the terms of the treaty must meet the ob jects the Germans profess to desire is set forth, and the defects in the German plan are pointed out. Berlin, May 14.-Count von Brock-dorff-Kantsau. handed to M. Clemen Matt, preident of the peace confer ence, yesterday three notes on, of which deals with the economic aspect of the peace terms and the effect they will have on Germany. It vomt f out in this note Germany is np longer ln agrarian state and cannot feed StSS Peace Jaty WX their restrictions of trade d other actors which are involved aeans, the note says, that many m ions of people In Germany w sh. all the more Quickly as the na tm s health is already broken by the Ihf note points out that h t.o generations has an agrarian to an indusyla' forty A..n agrarian state it jcouW feedjorty aiHion persons and as J fQQd country, it was able to PriovV".re. for 67.000.000 people th -J. yljJJJ Before the war. it Is saia, Germans were dependent for their m fcSupon foreign trade shippins and foreign raw materials. The note proceeds to indicate in d. tail how the peace conditions wouW produce economic paralysis, - Qeslroy German industry and make it b.e to provide work and food or mil lions of people, "who would be oblig es to emigrate or perish." . Xo relief work however rge Its il or however long in durat on could prevent wholesale loss or me, denote says. .. "The peace terms." the note contm tes. -would demand of Germany v- l times as many victims as uiu ir. There have been nearly a million Victims of the blockade." Count von Brockdorff-Rantzau con 'udes by stating he ' considers It his I'r, before presenting further details. f unng these general remaras to ic ""Wedge of the allied and associated agates and promises to furnish sta- 'istical evidence if it is required. Authority t o Tax With Premium On Scalp of Evading Canines is Pro vided in Measure. v GNERAL BAME BILL PASSES THE SENATE Important Corporation on Franchise Tax Measures Are Passed By Senate, Among Other Bills. Tallahassee, Fla., May 15. Senator Stokes today passed through the sen ate a, bill permitting building and loan associations to invest in Liberty Bonds. - The house spent practically all day In debate on the Glllis bill to tax dogs which was passed late in the after noon by a vote of 34 to 27. The meas ure contains drastic provisions and declares dogs personal property. It imposes a tax of (2 on all male dogs and female dogs that have been spayed and $4 on female dogs over six months old. It provides for and makes it the duty of the police and sheriff to kill all unlicensed, dogs and allows a bounty of fl for each dog slaughtered under the law.' , , The bill provides for a kennel tax of $5 on kennels with less than ten dogs and $10 for more than ten; it makes owners of dogs liable for stock and poultry killed by dogs and estab lishes a curfew for dogs, which must be at home at night. -. - Many amendments were offered to modify the bill, but its supports were well organized and voted down all modifying amends. ; Pool Room Bill -Postponed. -- The senate made merry over Bryan's bill prohibiting the ue of screens in pool rooms before It voted to indefi nitely postpone that measure today. - "Without debate the senate this morning passed and sent to the house the bill making appropriations for cit rus canker, ' as amended recently by the senate and the bill increasing the f-of sheriffs . of the stale; which had already passed the house and only goes back for concurrence" in an amendment doubling the fees of baliffs.. ' ; ' ' - Kv a. vote of 19 to 9 the senate passed the general game bill with amendments adopted by that body Tuesday. The measure wnicn nuw. o-e tn ihn bouse, mrovides for the appointment of a state game warden by the governor ana creates . onnrtTTipnt. It makes the closed season the entire year' for female deer and hen turkeys. County game war dens are also provided byjhe measure which is practically the same as en acted at the 1917 session,; and vetoed by the governor. The senate - finance and taxation committee's substitute for two fran t i, 4 introduced by Sena- : - - tors Butler and McLeod, was passed in the senate this afternoon by a vote of 26 to 3. The measure provides a corpora tion or franchise tax of fifty cents a thousand on capital stock of all incorporated companies except state and national banks, trust companies engaged exclusively in interstate com merce, railroads, which are already subject to mileage tax of ten dollars per mile; insurance surety, guaranty and fidelity company, of sleeping and dining car companies, express ' com panies and other corporations which are now required to pay annual tax based on gross receipts. Incorporated religious bodies, fairs, etc., not operat ed for profit are also exempt. DEFACEMENT OF WIRZ MONUMENT IS BEING PROBED a meruit Ra.. May 15. Blame for the defacing recently of the monument at Andersonville. Georgia, to .Major xionrv v.. Wirz. Confederate soldier, Lwas laid today by the investigating board at Souther Field to two soiaiers now out of the service and to Private McNally, still in the service at Souther flying field here. A special courtmartial was convened to try' McNally, the result of which was not announced. The others im plicated were Harold Tackey, a dis charged officer, and Myron E. Lackey, ivoto voth believed to be in Cali fornia. The Wirz monument was painted in German colors one nigni recently. NEGRO LYNCHED FOR ASSAULT ON WHITE GIRL Ihiblin. Ga.. May 15. Jim Waters, negro, accused of assaulting a young white girl in Johnson county two weeks ago, was lynched near Wrights ville today. The negro was being taken to the county jail at Macon when he was taken from Deputy Sheriff Smith. "Waters had worked on a farm for the parents of his victim for years and was a trusted negro. He disap peared after the crime and was cap tpred at Sunhill, Washington count:, Wednesday night. Officers stated that Waters had confessec - - ' - - - 'J : 1 r -; sr- vSs.1 ?mmk N; sC" ' ' '.' ' I .--.;,,..... T" , BIG SEAPLANES WERE UNABLE TO TAKE-OFF i- ' t ... --r -. Forced to Return to Tres - passey , on Account : . of Heavy Loads of " Fuel Taken For Long Flight. Trepassey. N.- F.. May 15. The jinx which visited "the NC-4 on ' the initial leg of .the navy's, trans-Atlantic flight last Thursday, compelling her to put in a Chatham, Mass.. for repairs. turned its attention today to the NC-1 and Xf!-.l . holdinar -them harborbound while the four caught, up for the bij? overseas hop. The four landed here at 6:37, just after the one and three returned from an ineffectual attempt to get away for" the Azores, they be ing unable to rise from the : water be cause of the heavy loads of. fuel they had taken aboard. . . . . 3 It is the opinion of officers at the naval o?t ctatiMi ViAr that Commander fTowers will make every effort to com plete the flight to the Azores ana thence to Portugal this week. They also say that the flight cannot be long delayed because the destroyers In the patrol are expending their fuel sup plies.' . ' , .' . " Interest in the 'trans-Atlantic flight is intense here, because nearly all of the men making- the attempt are well known locally through having been stationed at the air station. A num ber of them were at one time Or an other residents of this city. ' ;v S NEWS IN BRIEF FROM ALL OVER g H TH!3 UNIVERSE Mount Clemens, Mich., May 15. The jury to try the million dollar libel suit of Henry Ford . against the Chi cago Daily Tribune was completed this afternoon. I - Madison. X. J., May 15 Florham. two-months-old Guernsey bull calf, was sold afcp auction here today for $25,000, said to be a new record" price for any animal of its breed. " Washington, May 15. Revised fig ures published today by the war de partment showed the total casualties of the American Expeditionary Forces during the war were 286,044. Battle deaths numbered" 48.909. Washington, May 15. All ' rules and regulations governing the production, manufacture, distribution or transpor tation of oil in its various forms, in cluding gasoline and -of - natural gas, were Amoved today by orders of the Fuel Administrator Garfield. "Washington, May. 15. The prospect of adoption by congress of the wom an suffrage resolution was bettered by the receipt of information today that Senator-elect Keyes, of New. Ham ra sh ire, republican, would vote for " e measure, making thirteen . senators elect who have declared they would support the amendment,' suffrage headers said. . This picture of the NC-3 shows how the big American trans-Atlantic p lanes ride the water -on their boat like bodies, and gives a view of the n ew type propellors attached to the th ree Liberty motors. WOODWORKERS ATSfflP PLANT DISSATISFIED Sponsoring of Ship "Welka" p is Reported to Have Start ed Trouble -600 At Mass . Meeting. .... ' . A mass meeting of union ' men in sympathy with -the walkout i at - the ship yards yesterday morning of wood workers was held last night, at the W. ' O. ' W. hall on Romana street. About 600 men were J . present and President - Allen of the district coun cil Of carpenters and "joiners presided. Chairman , Allen e stated that the meeting had been', determined upon the previous night, and that the real action of the unions was taken at that time, ..the' -.second meeting being held, for the purpose , of providing means to. carry out the decision made, ati the first meeting .namely, i to send, a, com mittee to lay ; their "': grievances , before the proper --federal -: authorities,, at Washington. : ' Chairman Allen further stated that the walk-out at'jthe yards in the morn ing was not in any sense of the word a" strike, but was the individual ac tion of men who ..believed they were acting for principle, and he said that while he had no definite check on the number who walked out, his advices were assuring that the number was above 150. , Those who wished to support the ac tion, of the unions in sending a com mittee to Washington were requested to come forward and leave their con tributions. Meanwhile speeches on the matter at issue were made by a num ber of members . of " the-- organization. It was explained from the platform that the trouble resulted over the choice of a lady to sponsor the ship "Welka". ; After the launching of the first shin from the yards, the company decided it was .contended,' that the secondship launched should "be spon sored by the wife, daughter or other near relative of some man who had worked on the ship, the selection to be made by the shop committee. This decision was made known to men in a letter from the company, which was read at the meeting. Acting on this notification, the shop committee, after a canvas of the different crafts engaged oh the ship, selected 14 names, from which the name of Mrs. Harry Pel Campo was chosen by ; lot.; t Mr. Del Campo was a foreman , engaged on the ship. He sent for hi-wife to come from Philadelphia for the launching. i '. - '- It was stated by the speakers that upon .the selection of Mrs Del Cam " o, 'the company suddenly - changed I'm mind and selected the wife of Pres. Sweeney ' f or the , honor, and ' that Mr. Iel Campo was invited to c withdraw fhs wife's name as .aicandidate-Mr. Del Campo took the position that tho matter, was .. not,, in his hands but in the hands of the' shop, committee, and fce refused to take", the action" indicat ed to him. Thereupon, it was stated he was notified that his 'services wou."C be no longer required by the com rany. .-' r" -v, - ;-'";'.. "The various speakers ; alleged that .this -was iutiOne. of the (indications 'thai .the mien, were -not receiving suoh treatment as must be accorded them if ,Hcient co-operation .were - to ' h. maintained , in ithe industry,, , and hee ; (Continued on Page Three). STATE LABOR INSPECTORfilAY BE ABOLISH Bill Seeking - to Place Re . spohsibility . on , Probation Officers is Pending in Senate. . (By HERBERT FELKEL) - Tallahassee, ', May 1 15. Whether or not the office of state labor Inspector should bi abolished and the needs for child labor legislation in ' Florida. wer ' discussed In the senate when the bill by Senator Carl-tpn-on the subject was reached .on second reading . with amendments recommend 1 by the ., organized . ' labor committee of which' Senator Russell, is chairman. The " bill provides . 'for raising the age limit to sixteen years, and 'increasing the salary of v the state ' labor inspector six hundred dollars," paying him $2,400 a year instead of 1,800 as at present. It also provides for an assistant labor inspector at a salary of ji.SOO. The amendment by the committee, - which Senator - RusseU t'aid was unanimously recommended, abol ishes the state labor' Inspector and , a:s proposed assistant and : places the in spection' in , the hand's of the probation officers of the state. The bill does not affect towns of less than 5,000 inhabitants. The question was on the adoption of ihe amendments, but on motion of Senator Carlton the bill was Informally pass-ia over for the purpose of amendment later. Senator Carlton said that ' only four counties had probation officers and the passage of this bill , with . the suggestoa amendments would greatly cripple the work which had progressed well in ."3- J cent;, years. He said the committee ha.1 admitted .the inspection was necessary 1y providing that it be done, by the proba tion officers. Senator, Russeii said the . amendment had been unanimously adopted by the committee, that the original bill sought to Taise the salary of the state labor in spector six hundred dollars and give him an assistant, that- the Senate itself -was violating, the proposed law . by employing pages, all of whom are under the ag limit, that the probation officers couli easily do this inspection work, that Flo, -ida was an agricultural state and he no crime in the boys of his town selling the Saturday Kventng Post, which wouia be prohibited by this act. Senator Turner stated there had been at least three deaths of children in the cedar mills of his county and he had am putated a quart of children's fingers as a result of acidents in tnese pencil facto ries. (He is a physician.. Indemnity Insurance would not protect a child undor sixteen years, he said, .and he .wanted to amend the bill to apply-to every county and city in the state. He asked that .13 til' be temporarily passed for tne purpose of amendment at a later date. . "Childhood is not the producing period of life," said Senator Carlton, "and if we interfere with this work we will find out later that the working of-the citizen in youth has decreased his usefulness in maturity, and we shall regret it." DR. FRAZER IS MODERATOR OF -PRESBYTERIANS Kew Orleans, May 15. Dr. A., M. Frazer, of Staunton, Virginia, was elected moderator at 1 the , afternoon .session here today "of the fifty-ninth general assembly of the Southern Presbyterian church..' He succeeds Dr. James "Vance, of Nashville, Tenn. Steady progress towards the evangeli zation of the world was reflected in the report' of the' committee on for eign missions submitted to the assembly.- - ED GREEKS PLAN TO CALL MASS MEETING HERE Attitude of Italians Toward . . r Greek - C hris tians is- Being Vigorously- Protested Against. .,. -: STORIES TOLD OF GRAVE ATROCITIES Idea of Movement is to Urge Solution of Problem in Ac cordance, With Presidents Policies. ";, That the American Greeks are whole heartedly with the polices of President Wilson, and the others of the American representatives - at; the peace confer ence, with reference to the Italian issue and that they stand ready to face, with the Americans and the allies, any emergency that might arise, in that connection, is the sentiment voiced by leading Greeks, who are much inter ested in an international movement protesting against suppression of the national will of the Greeks of the Dodocanesus and Northern Spirus. The movement has already taken the form of mass meetings in many of the large cities of the United States called for the purpose of disseminat ing information concerning atrocities which Greeks, Orthodox Christians, i"Vve been ms.de to suffer at the hands of Moslems" or Italians, now dictators over those parts of old Greece which ujtil the recent war were for many yars under the 'dominion and oppres sion 'of Turkey and since have fallen into the hands of the Italians, whom it Is claimed are no more considerate and , merciful to the peoples of these land than were the Turks. movement, it is expected, will be augmented by a mass meeting in Pensacola at an early date at which American born and Greek descendants will address the crowds and wil! draft vigorous protest against Italy, whose soldiers are. accused" of stabbing wom en and children in the Greek islands merely because they raised the Greek flag. At these meetings . President Wil son and the Premiers of the great pow ers will be asked to put an end to the unbearable conditions of oppres sion under which pure Greek popula tions are laboring in the Dodecanesus and in Northern Epirus. The union of these lands, with the mother-country, Greece, will be urged. In connection with the movement the following interesting story, sent out from Salop ica, .after having been verified as authentic, is being circu lated: "Salonica hears that aged women and men gave lives during clash with soldiers after proclamation of union. "Reports received here from the Scar pan to islands in the Aegean sea, coming by way of Crete, are that Italian troops of occupation attempted to. take down the Greek flag, hoisted on Easter day after ""e proclamation of the union of the Dodecanese islands vith Greece. "The population composed mostly of women and old men, opposed heroia resistance in the village of Athos. An old woman named Panayimtakis, with Continued on page two Drive. AUTO RELAYS ARE TO BE ARRANGED T rtol 1711 A t : 3 Behind Movement and Will Lend Campaig Unj limited Support. Col. J. I Hughes, commanding i. cer at Fort Barrancas, will hear. ) run carancas oana or zo piecejp a tour of West Florida in the intetc ' of the Salvation Army Home Servi Fund drive, next Week, it was u nounced last night by Postmaster 3 " , Hancock,, zone chairman .for the dti,L. The dates fixed for the tour - ar Thursday and Friday, May 22 and 2?.. From ,, a standpoint of demonstr a tive Interest in the local - plans' bel.i fa made for the drive, this is conceded to be one of the 'most Important a"- houncements yet made and n view r the reputation of this band, which widely known to. be one of the very best musical organizations In the country, it Is expected that the peo ple all. along the route from. Pensa- cola to Marianna will take an impor tant interest and part in the program planned. , . ' Mr. Hancock will take up with the different county chairmen today a plan to convey CoL Hughes and party to Marianna on automobiles by relays, which will enable them to more thor oughly cover the territory. If the plans work out as it Is ex pected they will, the party will proceed from Pensacola to Milton where auto mobiles will be in waiting to carry them to DeFuniak Springs via Crest view. At DeFuniak Springs the party will be met by citizens of Bonifay on automobiles :.to ..convey them to that town and there they, will be placed on automobiles furnished by the people of Marianna. Chipley, Westville, Ver non, Graceville and Other towns will be touched on the trip, it is expected. At Marianna plans are already being made under the direction of Mrs. C. I. Wilson, county chairman, and her corps of workers, fnr o ki ' tv, . ' - uiree ana !o TTLr??!? the ay alnrTJ Vk" . ther.. All 7uL uie Hushes will tell Elks Are Lfn.d U ' I Elks are giving toTh country, unlimited VupXn th r man Col. Joim Z HL? "? Cha " ly identified with "vtl " cl ' ' the local order B i Z VCment nate in having the i' ' 19 for," of the men who compo! "a ganization. which is oe of ,t Ml est in the counts, "6 of the stror- - XT , ""J, Under by the Rotarians a mK mr did reSults, and thePzor,UC,n8r SP1 which ..B, S. Hancoct it X Wrk' ' already activelv the hea3 : the drive one LndrSf in mk ' Th- ; hundred per Cen appointrd'TvH?"- have b,ep " work of the v.rt "ancck for )I ni,-i-:.e Various counties: (4. county Chairr nett: trea.,,.. ,Vrft.a,rma" Bir- committee. lVClVllXim'- PUbli.jfv "oimes countyp a chairman; w. B Ham A Calhoun countylTB chairman; Pick HigZ" BrfJ Col. Warren,. pubicUy ' treasu : Bay county J v r, man;T . c kv . Bennett. ch,r Moore, publicTt 6' W. 1 Santa Rosa countyE it chairman; j. c ctt Ma58"s D. E. Read. apffSiM' Measure publicity; P?ef RC0h8LdcT? JBa,S S n. J. D. Smith.Rjt Sp"akJer8H- Cc' Jackson countr-Mn c chairman; E. C L, U flst.a Eva LilHan Mr Tubl cu;-; M Wilson. Hon. " RP"S BafeS W W Bruce. Hon. J. 5. ' Campbell, speakers; CcL don. vice-chairman. C L' " DIRIGffiLEC" IS BLOWN TO SEA N0 ONE ABOARE St. Johns. Afav. 1; a . . whe h may result in her destru" wf 1i , e, Si&nt America" "aval Dlrl ble C-5 late today when the ballo V?Jtl"B pectd 'or the tra r, "U4l,ire went, was 'torn from moorings by a treacherous west w and blown out to sea witw . I aboard. The destmvr one naval experts aboard was ordered to search for her. ilson C. B. d to n on nub.