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S1 s Local thunderstorm Tuesday j yyednetday with not much c'h.nge temperature. Gentle variable winda. E Pensacola's Only Sunday a Newspaper .,sll2S8I8B8BaBS 3oOI-NO. 145. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 27, 1919. PRICE FIVE CENTS EACE TREATY TWO BIG FIGURES ilTERESTI PEACE STATUS GROVS TENSE IN TWO HOUSES LAWMAKERS HAVE TEN MORE WORKING DAYS 111 J IBATE iIARKED EARNESTNESS IN ARMY DRIVE f BITTERNESS i 3! 2 WORKERS SHOW j MMO TO Xt ' 0-" HOWTHBWONt COW Jf - . I Clllt I SftZ0" iMTHfc MOUM. W.4.U 'ttW , vJIuIjKTX f f 1 UOOIt IK CIU.CTT - ' "W I ' I I J t Keep twrptwa J r X ' r- J A 1"' 5?mi 10 ' - weauest inat state wepdn- nient Supply ruuicxi oi pact Bought Issue Before Senate. HEED IS SCATHING IN DENUNUAllUN HltChCOCK IS Attuscu Temper When tie Kesents Reed's Argument and Speaker Raps for Order. WariilnRton. May 26. The league of vions was debated in the senate rain today with increasing show of itterness. Reed, democrat, attacked v. proposal in such vigorous terms sat he aroused repeated objections .. .i l nvAlnnAH S from the SUppuneia o"" "v.. 1 :ng debate colored by dramatic ucusations and heated retorts. Reed ieclared the league would place the estinios of the white race in the hands I ignorant and superstitious nations : black and yellow population, and larged the democrats were supporting for partisan reasons. Senator Hitch tk frequently interrupted, insisting at the premises for these charges re false and the inferences drawn J re unfair and dangerous. Senator Hitchcock drew a reply nm Knok, of Pennsylvania, republi who suggested that supporters of league covenant should read it he re they discuss it. So heated did p exchanges become at one point at the chair rapped for order and ed declared that Hitchcock had lost .s temper. The measure which brought the r;tie issue before the senate was the Viution of Johnson, of California, re aWiran, requesting from the ; State -partment the full text of the peace i aty. There was no attempt to reach vote on the resolution which went ver as unfinished business to come i) when the senate reconvenes Wed- cday. Senator Reed declared that jpport of the league plan could never ! explained by senators from the outh. with its negro problem, or from ie 'est, ;th its Chinese and Jap- ese problems. i Champ Clark, of Missouri, former speaker, this congress is minority leader, and has to listen. to the gavel instead of making others- do the lis-te-" Washington, May 26 Investigation the press and publicity bureaus of inous departments of the government ca'.led for in a resolution introduced Representative Mott, of New York, ?i!Ucan. Washington, May 26. Opponents of oman suffrage succeeded today in ocking efforts of expedite senate con ation of the constitutional amend - ent resolution passed last week by wfcou.se, hut supporters plan to renew fight Wednesday with a hope of Sing the measure to vote Thurs-, iy. Southern democratic senators ot- ed a plan to place the measure on senate calendar, insisting that the .jou;on come up in the normal way, a ampie time for debate, and it 4 finally set aside at two o'clock, rules to consider other business, its opponents had blocked quick n by resorting to parliamentary JO' V V,': - - i i V , ''I Germans Ask For No Furth er Time After Thursday and Intimations Are TK6 Will Not Sign. 7 " ' CHINA WILL SIGN WITH RESERVATIONS Indications Are That Under No Circumstances Will Allies Yield an Inch to the Germans. HttmY CABOT ZXXDGZZ L)dge, of Massachusetts, is chair man of the foreign relations commit tee, which will have consideration of the peace treaty j and league of na tion proposal. " V" ' ' -. , HARDEE FIRES FIRST GUN AS A CANDIDATE Bolshevism Among Negroes is Denounced and Oppon ents Are Told to , Quit "Pussy Footing." As the day for the Germans to give answer to the peace demands of the allied and associated governments ap proaches and the'' German plenipoten tiaries have announced that they will ask .no further extension beyond Thursday the limit set by the allies, there apparently has been no change of sentiment in German government circles that the treaty should not be signed "Should I, under pressure from our own misled countrymen, sign this sen tence of death?" the utterance attrib uted to Count von Brockdorff-Rantzau, head of the German delegation, reply ing to a question whether the inde pendent socialists' demands that tuj compact" be duly sealed, sums up gen erally the state of mind supposed to exist on the higher walks of German political life Agreement is Yet to Be Had of Most Important Meas ures Solons Were Sent to Pass. I Berlin, via London, May 26. Count von Brockdorff-Rantzau, head of the German peace delegation, in an inter view with the Versailles correspondent of the Vowarts said he went to Ver sailles with the firm intention of de fending what remained for -the wel fare and happiness of the Germans, but even this remnant has' been de stroyed by the peace treaty. The count said it was a question therefore whether it could not be better saved by refusing to sign than by submit ting as desired by the independent Socialists. . Paris, May 26. The president of China has notified the Chinese dele gation by cable that a meeting of the Chinese cabinet and speakers of both houses authorized the " delegation sign the peace treaty with reserva tions regarding Shantung. , -ICS. IS? NEWS IN BRIEF - FROM ALL OVER 2 THS UNIVERSE m de IGada, Azores, May 26. tinted States battleship New -iThlCh saiIed 'rom Brest. May h troons ahngni i i, ' because of engine trouble. BY HERBERT FELKEL. Tallahassee, May 26. Hon. Cary A. Hardee, of Live Oak, former speak er of the house for two sessions, and now an aspirant for the office of gov ernor, tonight gave out an interview in which he scored the I. W. W. agents who are Paris, May 26. The council of four today began consideration of troops at Sokla, Asia Minor, fifty miles south east of Smyrna. The Turkish gov ernment protested to the peace con ference against the landing. ' This week, during which it is ex pected the terms of peace for Ger man-Austria will be presented to her delegates, may witness also the solu tion of the problems raised by the conflicting claims of Italy and Jugo slavia in the Adiatic area. Paris aa vices indicate the conferees are tak ing up the vproblem anew, with Great Britain, France and Italy seeking tJ have the secret pact . made amon-? thera at London in 1915 provide the "As noisy as an artillery duel with Pershing In France. STATE DIVIDE RESOLUTION IS LOST IN HOUSl Effort to Set Reapportion ment Bill for Special Order Was Also Lost By Vote of 43-23. o ver there,'" says Grove, who was t. . . .. . attempting to organize tho ( Dasls Ior ne "exuement. m t, a xr ,,, r 1 uenuany s counter proposals to t e negroes ui i lunuo. nc saiu mtz May 26. Sixteen thousand s were killed or injured in a ;c eruption in Central Java, according to official advices " atavia. 'ington. May 26. Recent vi 7 n cotton prices were attrib ' l0 raisine- r.r rottn . to German-Austria and by Senator Smith, of statement today. vn Siavia "?:a- in a ers could not afford to pay the wages the negroes will demand if they are organized. . "I am for the farmer," said Mr. Hardee, "for it is he and his sons and daughters who have made this coun try great.". The statement he makes . is full of pep and he drives several points home. , He promises to make an agressive campaign and challenges .his oppo nents -to stand for something and tells them to "quit pussyfootin.tr around in the hope of being elected to high office with absolutely no constructive idea as to how the people and the state may be benefited." Also "tell the people that if . I am elected I . will stay on the job," he said, "and while holding one offic3 will not, desert the high duties there of trying to get another one." Tallahassee, May 26. The Mathl'j resolution proposing an amendment to the , state constitution providing for Stat9 division was lost in the house this afternoon when a vote was reached at the end of a long debate. Although majority voted f pr the reso lution Jt failed to receive the three fifths majority required under the constitution, 36 members voting for adoption and 33 against. ,The meas ure failed by 11 votes. Immediately after the vote was taken, Mr. Perry, of Lee, made an ef fort to have his reapportionment bi i set for a special order, but failed 'to get the two-thirds vote necessary un der the house rules, 43 voting in favor of his motion and 23 against. ' "Without debate and , with" but one dissenting vote the -. senate today passed the Russell bill appropriating $1,306,750 for the Florida Hospital for the Insane, Boys Industrial School. at Marianna. - and Girls Industrial School a.t Ocala. No amendments were made to the bill which gives $973,000 to the hospital, $229.250 . to the Marianna school and $104,000 to the Ocala school. By a vote of 19 to ten the senate today refused to reconsider the vote by which the bill to create Glades county was indefinitely postponed. The action of that body today writes the finish for the present session of an effort to create Gdos county. The senate refused to reconsider a voc by which the house bill requir' V physicians to make morhidity faed to pass. Through a misunderstanding press dispatches sent out Saturday contain ed a statement that Gov. Carts had signed the bill reducing the state levy for the health tax to one-fourth of a mill. The governor has this bill still under consideration and has not yet signed it. Many protests against cutting this levy have been made and the bill may be returned without ex ecutive approval. Governor Catts ioday appointed Lt. . . i em TM1rlin I Lf. S. WOSe to oe snerui vi . wi county.. Lieutenant Hose is the son of the former sheriff who recently died, and will hold the office until the next general election. " , FEELING HIGH ON LEON GAME LEGISLATION Debate on Local Measure Involves Question of Sen atorial Courtesy and Precedents. FILLIBUSTER WOULD BRING ABOUT DELAY South Florida Members May Become Contentious About Reapportionment Dipping Bill Special Order. -. flna composed of sub V;.,fIC8,ro'ers and hydroair i"of 1 ,ieave here tomorrow in- y for a voyage Up the annonnl1 and "taries. it .. '"ounced by Lieutenant Hawks iei !arIie start had been ?!m' Ala.. May 26.-Wiley y m - --"-'iisniners. 'ln, h of Jefferson is dead and L. ltnn.J . , . count v T assistant is m Jail fnllnwi -.-..j ,i a pjicnea "oon in !uUty sheri3 yesterday AMERICANS ARE WITHDRAWING FROM ARCHANGEL Washington, May 2S. Withdrawal of American forces from Archangel is actually- under way, according to cable advices to the war department today stating that all members of the 339th Infantry were awaiting evadua tion. --' ' Cablecrams said the return of in dividual soldiers from Archangel as casuals, in accordance with the recent request of the department, would not expedite the discharge of such casuals since their units would arrive at home before these individuals. terms of peace dictated by the allies are expected to be presented to the peace conference tomorrow. Up to today thirteen notes asking for modi fications in the terms have been sub mitted and in addition to the formal propositions ' of the Germans there may be several subsidiary -.notes sti ! to be transmitted by the German peace mission. . , General Count Max Montgelas, ont Of German's delegates, ' is quoted by a Berlin newspaper as saying the terms as they now stand will not be signed by the German plenipoten tiaries. He contends the military clauses of the treaty will make it Im possible for Germany to maintain or der and the economic term, "condemn German workingmen to slavery." It is reported from Berlin that the counter proposals to be presented by the German delegation will emhpdy an ' agreement to reauce uermany s army at once to 350,000 men, with a further cutting down of the army to 200,000 by the expiration of a year after the conclusion of peaco. With the exception of one conces sion relative to the Sarre Basin, Ger- wionva ptaima Tln t i v to that to tyt -- i 4.t.A Tha nni I Winston-Salem. N. C. is leading nave ucvix i.ji-'-t'. - wujtvu vi : , j four has agreed Germany may create i" percentage in the Southeastern ae a prior charge upon her assets or parimeni. revenues which may be used in pay ing for the mines in the Sarre dis- SOUTHEAST LEAPS NATION IN HOME SERVICE DRIVE Atlanta, May 26. The department of the Southeast in the Salvation Army Home Service Fund campaign is lead ing the nation in percentage. This statement was made late Monday night by the director of the Southern division after receiving reports from zone man agers ' and chairmen of the " various counties for the past 24 hours, trict, should the plebicite to be held in 1934 be favorable to Germany. All of Germany's suggestions rela tive to her western frontiers have been rejected in a sharp note to Count von Brockdorff-Rantzau by M.' Clem enceau, president of the peace con ference. Esthonian forces are officially re ported to have broken through the Pskov front west of Petrograd and to have captured 1,000 prisoners beside; a great quantity of war material. I am indeed enthusiastic over the results obtained in the de partment of the Southeast," said .the director. "In many of the cities we will continue the campaign for several days until the quota allotted the counties that have lagged have been obtained. "The campaign was a hard one owing to inclement weather, lack of workers overconfidence and the small contri butors. . We have competed with sev eral other church drives and with this added to our problem, I am confident that the patriotic people O fthe South will come through in the greatest of all campaigns." BY HERBERT FELKEL. Tallahassee, May 26. Most of the session of the senate today was con sumed in a most interesting discussion growing out of the Leon county game bill, closing the hunting season here on January-1, which was passed by the senate yesterday afternoon,' having previously been favorably acted upon by the house. Feeling runs -high in this county on the bill which seeks to make the local game laws so un attractive to the northern hunters who own game preserves . here that they will abandon their Vast holdings In this county. But the merits of the measure were not under discussion. Senator Mac Willians on yesterday had tried to ex plain his vote against the bill, but the explanation, which cited that the bill had not been advertised accord ing to law, was not permitted on - the journal. Neither was a resolution by Senator Johnson to the . effect that Senator Lowry, of Tallahassee, 8th district, had admitted that the biU had not been advertised, which like wise would have inserted in the rec ord this fact and therefore rendered the bill questionable as to its . con stitutionality. The long debate today was on the motion of Senator Mac Williams to correct the journal of yesterday to show that Senator Lowry moved that the whole matter be expunged from the record and that . the senate had denied him (Mac Williams) the right to explain his vote. Since the senate had voted to expunge all reference to the matter from the journal of the senate, not even,, the motion to ex punge had been recorded. The mo tion to correct the journal, however, failed this morning by a roll call vote of IS to 6, and even that vote was expunged by . motion of Senator Low ry, despite the fact that the consti tution requires that a yea-and-nay Vote be taken when demanded by five senators and provides that the same shall be printed on the journal. Senator Mac Williams read from the constitution the provision that "each house shall keep a journal of its pro ceedings and it shall be published." He said the motion to expunge was never ordered expunged, and that the record should show that he had been denied his inalienable right to explain his vote and that the killing of the Jon son resolution should also be recorded. I T5nf : Via rllil nrtt Afilr thflf th. fiiiKopf matter - of the resolution or his voto explanation appear on the journal. Senator Lowry said that the senate had voted to expunge all reference to the matter, and that included the motion to expunge, making the point that a record of a motion to expunge would in itself : defeat the purpose of the motion. Senator Mac Williams admitted that the journal as far as it went spoke the truth but that the record should carry the whole truth and nothing but the truth. Senator Lowry declared that this senate had established a precedent in the case of the resolution by Sena tor King referring to the fact that the famous St. Lucie county fish bill had not been advertised, which reso lution and all reference to it was expunged from the record on motion of Senator Hughlett. The Leon coun ty senator said there was also much precedent to be found in the records of: congress, which body often voted (BY HERBERT FELKEL.) Tallahassee May 26. Florida's law makers have ten more working days in which to agree upon and enact some of the most important laws they were sent here to pass. ' Fish bills, game bills, road bills are all up in airplanes. One report has it that a leader has been chosen and the house will get down to business early this week or as soon as the state division matter can be disposed of; while another rumor is to the effect that an effort is already well under way to organize the South Florida members of both branches for a flllibuster to obtain reapportionment of the state as to legislative represen tation If the organization can be perfected they will block . the passage of all bills local, appropriation, everything until ,the state is reapportioned. It is claimed that is the only way they will ever get it, this session, or any other session. The statewide compulsory dipping bill has been made a special order in the senate for Tuesday at eleven o'clock. The bill to tax the output of phosphate mines has been set for final disposition at the same hour Mon day morning. The senate voted to adjourn Saturday till Monday after noon. The bill, however, will remain on the calendar , as a continuing order, and may be brought up any day." The bill appropriating for the state institu tions at Chattahoochee, Marianna and Ocala has been set for tomorrow af ternoon. A motion to reconsider the vote by which the bill creating Glades county was billed is pending and probably will be disposed of Tuesday. FYiends of the proposed county are working hard to muster more votes than they had on the last "show down" but it is not believed they are gaining as many as certain other developments are losing for the new county. There is also pending a motion to render the vote by which ' the senate killed a bill compelling physicians to render to the board of health certain morbidity reports. The house bill, by Representative Williams of Leon, pro viding for compulsory school attend ance, has been made a special ordof in the senate for Thursday at eleven o'clock. ' - In connection .with the road legisla tion, it has been , pointed out here that some of the northwestern states are bonding their automobile license taxes for good roads, the license moneys carrying the interest and cre ating a sinking fund. It is estimated that Florida can '-bond hers for at least twenty-five million dollars, giv ing the state much ready money to spend on her highways, in some states the supreme courts have ruled that under the constiuttions it required a constitutional amendment, while in other states it has been done by leg islative enactment. The . question of what would be necessary to do this in FMorida is being investigated Our constitution pro vides that the state cannot issue bonds except when invaded or for the pur pose of cutting a canal across the state. The proper way to raise money for roads is through the automobiles, it is agreed, rather than bondng the entire property of the state. A con- otitntinnol rnnvent on WOUla solve these and scores of other problems but that. too. is hanging on the calendar in both houses. The reapportionment obstructionist?, some of them, claim that the way to reapportion is to call a constitutional convention and do it then. They will vote for the convention but not for a reapportionment bill ba-3ed on the pres ent constitution. But Representative Perry says the reapportionment should precede the convention so that the counties would be properly represent ed in the convention the membership of which would be the same as that of the house of representatives, the counties being represented in tho same ratio. "What assurance have you. ' tvti- Tw "that a convention isld before- reapportionment o-wo the under-represented ani better ? ppcrtionment plan than now exists?" NC FOUR WILL PROBABLY START EARLY TODAY Rotarians, Elks, T. P- As and Business People Gen erally will Double Efforts Today. . v PENSACOLA'S QUOTA MUST BE EXCEEDED Remarkable Results Yester day Bear Out Statement "Money is Ready if Work ers Go After It." would counties Continued on Page Three.) Ponta del Gada, Azores. May 26. The motors of the American seaplane NC-4 were tuned up this afternoon and the plane, under command of Lt. j Commander Read, probably will start i for Lisbon at daybreak tomorrow. The Rotarians, the Elks Club and the travelling men of Pensacola are re doubling their efforts for today to bring the Salvation Army Home Service drive to a successful end. Business men of the city are realizing that the quota must be reached, that the drive must be continued until it is reached, and that the sooner the job is fin ished the better. It is now seen that to carry the dis trict over it will be necessary for Es cambia county to raise $20,000. This arises from the fact that the country districts do not understand the work done by the Salvation Army as well as it is understood in the cities, because the work of the army has been done heretofore with the cities chiefly as centers. All he rural counties, however, have many returned soldiers who can tt tify to the efficient service rendered in the war areas to tha soldiers of the allies by tne Salvation Army lassies, and therefore it should not be impos sible to arouse at least the gratitude of the relatives and friends of the sol diers. ' Pensacola's contributions at the close of the day's work yesterday totaled for the drive period slightly more than $12,000;- the receipts for Monday being close to $2,500. The fact that so large a sum could be gathered after the drive was a week old proves the contention of the directors that the money is to be had if workers can be secured to go after it. Over $1,700 of yesterday's receipts were brought in by the women workers. The Greeks have organized and will canvass their people today. More than $600 came from the air station duriner the dav. comnletinar the donations from that quarter, which now total more than $2,000. The ship build ing plant is yet to report, the launching Saturday having interfered with the completion of the organiaztion there. Mrs. M. A. Sullivan, who is visiting outside the city, wired a gift of $1Q0. An individual in the West Florida zone whose name is withheld from publicity by request, gave $1,200, which is the largest single amount received from the thirteen states of the entire Gulf division. Gull Point, a place of only 50 people, gave $72 and guaranteed to raise it to $100. The negroes of the city are organiz ing to help and many ten dollar sub scriptions are being received from them. Reports from outlying counties come in very slowly. It is evident that or ganiaztions are at work which have not. yet been reached by phone to learn results. The directors at headquarters urge that the county chairmen make immediate report of what they have in hand. Each chairman is requested to keep his forces at work till it is announced that the drive has gone over. Local Chairman Hervey has mailed out a S. O. S. appeal to the Rotary Club team captains to rally today for a final effort in the business district, and asks that they meet him at the San Carlos hotel at the usual hour in the morning for three hours of work, reporting results at one o'clock. Col. Hughes, Mr. Perkins, Mrs. Stev ens, Mr. .Green and B. S. Hancock are going by '"auto this morning to Mus cogee, Molino and other country points to arouse more interest and round up collections. It is realized that at the beginning of the drive not sufficient effort was made to get large amounts from those able to give them; some of these citi zens are now not only doubling but trebling their subscriptions. It will be necessary for others to do the same. It is most earnestly hoped by those who are directing the work that all who appreciate any phase of the work the Salvationists have done and are doing will rally to aid this most worthy cause and put the city and county over the top in double quick order. THREE ARE DEAD IN MISSISSIPPI SHOOTING AFFAIR Hazlehurst, Miss., May 26. Jame5 Boutwell and two sons. Lutcher and Lonnie, were Shot and killed this aft ernoon on the plantation of Ellison Robertson, near here. Meager reports say the triple killing resulted from a quarrel between Mrs. Robertson and Mrs. Boutwell and daughter.