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Thundershowers Tuesday and K Pi Wecnesday, with moderate S! shift ing winds in extreme north- ?? S wss':; cooler Tuesday. s Read the Journal ad- a s vertisements. They have s E a message for you. 8 31 K VOL. XXII. NO. 152. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA. TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 3, 1919. PRICE FIVE CENTS day Bor.m T BELIEVED MM PLO BE REVIVED Explosions Reported in Number of Large Cities and Persons Were Injur ed in New York. HOME OF ATTORNEY GENERAL WRECKED Justice Albert F. Hayden, Bouton, and Mayor Davis of Cleveland, Mentioned Among Intended Victims Washington, June 2. An attempt was mt.de late tonight to blow up the residence here of Attorney General Falmer. First reports were that one or more persons were killed by the explos ion which partially wrecked the house. First reports to the police were con fusing and it was not known whether Mr. Palmer was at home at the time. The police described the explosion as very severe and said that one of the men who planted the bomb was killed by the explosion. Palmer had been ac tive in prosecuting radicals and was designated as one of the recipients of bombs mailed in New York but held up by postal authorities there. Palmur and all members of his fam ily escaped without injury, being on the second floor at the time of the ex plosion. The tolice picked up along with bits of clothing of a man killed, a copy of "Plain Words a radical publicatloa. This, in connection with reports of the explosicn at the home of Justice Al bert F. Hayden of Boston and Mayor Harry I. Davis, of Cleveland, caused the authorities to fear another wide spread lwmb plot similar to that which radicals attempted on May Day. Judge Hayden and family were at the seaahore and nobody was injured by the explosion. Neither was any one injared by the attempt on the Cleveland mayor's life, although a part of his tome was wrecked. -Late i-eports last night" told of simi lar bomb explosions under the-, homes of prominent citizens in Philadelphia, Patterscn, N. J., Newconville'Slass and other cities. A number of persons were reported to have been killed or injured in New York. AUSTRIAN ARE GIVEN 15 DAYS TO FILE REPLY Former German Kaiser Holds Lengthy Confer ence With His Former Secretary, Zimmermann. A peii.ee of right and justice and Assistance to tide over the present troubles, are desired by the new Aus trian republic from the hands of the allied and associated powers over the peace table. Thus Dr. Karl Renner set forth Austria' needs Monday at St. Ger main, when the major portion of tho allies pace terms were presented to the Aus:rians. Under the terms Aus tria must renounce possession of large tracts of territory, including i Hungary and her colonial possessions. Her navy must be entirely surrender ed, but she is to be given access to the Adriatic. A decree is to be sub mitted later covering army, indemni ties and reparations; fifteen days are 'allowed to reply. Amerongen, June 2. Dr. Alfred Zimmeman. former German secretary of foreign affairs, remained at Amer ongen castle over night last night, after conference with the former Ger man emperor Until late in the eve ning. Z.mmermann was accompanied by Herr Schlubach. secretary of the German legation at The Hague. The former emperor had another confer ence with the visitors this morning. London, June 2. Count von Brock-dorff-Raatzau. when asked by a rep resentative of the European press bu reau wr ether he believed German counter proposals would lead to ne gotiations, according to a Berlin wire loss disiatch. said he cured himself from believing in such things. "I will do what I think right and await results. The French press began the game of asking will they sign. "We on our part, should reply today with another question, will they nego tiate." Berlin, June 2. The inhabitants of Mayence and Wiesbaden began this morning a twenty-four hour strike in protest against the attempted coup in proclaim ng an independent palatinate republic. It is also reported that tho German palatinatlsts at Mannheim have declared a general strike, and the inhabitants of Palatinate, notwith standing threats by French of court martial, are everywhere tearing down posters proclaiming the republic r RATE INCREASE SUSTAINED BY SUPREME COURT Decision Declares War Pow er Granted by Congress Gave Burleson Sweeping Control LITIGATION IN 40 STATES AFFECTED Questions As to Railroads and Wire Lines Were De cided Separately With Opinion by Chief Justice. Washington, June 2 Increased rail road, telephone and telegraph rates Vdered by the railroad administra tion and postmaster general were sus tained by the Supreme court which held war power conferred by congress upon the president included sweeping control over railroad and wire systems with supreme and conclusive authori ty to fix Intrastate rates. These questions were decided in two opinions rendered by Chief Justice White, one relative to railroad rates, being unanimous, while Justice Bran dels dissented in the telephone and telegraph decision, but without render ing a separate decision. The opinion affects litigations which have been instituted in about forty states and which involved the validity of both rate orders. Authority of the postmaster general to increase intrastate telephone and telegraph rates as decided today by the Supreme court was involved in proceedings brought from South Da kota, Massachusetts, Kansas and Illi nois and argued here on May 5 and 6. All, grew out of Mr, Burleson's order placed In effect on January 21 last under authority of the joint resolution by which the government acquired control of the wire systems, the in creased telephone intrastate toll rates with the exception of the Illnols case which involved increased telegraph rates only. Arguments of the case3 in the Su preme court attracted wide attention and attorneys general from a score of states were present while briefs as amici curiae were filed by the Na tional Association of Railroad and Public Utilities commissioners, repre senting thirty-seven states as well as by the states of Wisconsin, Pennsyl vania and Ohio and also by the Pro tective Telephone Association of Bal timore, Md. . The South Dakota case resulted from injunctions granted by the State Supreme court restraining th Da kota Central Telephone company as well as three other companies in that state from charging rates promulgated by Mr. Burleson. The proceedings were instituted by the state authori ties and the state court in granting the injunctions held that the rates were illegal as they had not been ap proved by the state board of railroad commissioners. In arguing these case- attorneys representing the states coi 'ed that congress had no Intention ot granting the government power to fix intrastate rates, that Mr. Burleson had exceed ed his authority in doing so and if the joint resolution was interpreted as granting this power it was unconstitu tional. They also contended the in terstate" commerce commission has power to determine telephone rates but it has never exercised it. which they claimed was in effect recognition by it of the states right to control wire tariffs. In answering these contentions. So licitor General King asserted the joint resolution unquestionably conferred upon the president, and by him dele gated to Mr. Burleson, power to fix all wire rates, that although these rates had been initiated after the armistice was signed, they had been made neces sary to meet increased operating ex penses which if not paid by the pub lic, would have fallen upon the federal treasury. The Solicitor General also accused the states of bringing these proceedings to interfere with govern ment operation of the wire facilities and asked for the dismissal of the suits on the grounds that they were brought against the government without its consent. Today's opinion was regarded as being of sweeping importance in view of the fact that suits involving sim ilar questions have been instituted Jn about twenty-five states with the re sult that in South Dakota, Florida Indiana. Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Now York and t Michigan decisions against the government have been rendered in the state courts, while in the federal court' in . Florida, Indiana, New Jer sey, Wisconsin and North Dakota as well as i nthe state court of Alabama, Louisiana, Massachusetts and Oklaho ma, the right of the postmaster gen eral to fix rates has been sustained. In addition, litigations have also been instiutted in other' states amonf them being Kansas. Georgia, Mississippi, Texas and California. 21 REPUBLICS IN BIG PAN AMERICAN COMMERCE MEET Washington, June 2. With 21 Amer ican republic represented, nearly 500 delegates are present at he second Pan American Comercial Conference which opened here today. President "Wilson and the presidents of Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Bolivia. Uruguay TABULATED RESULTS GENERAL For Commisioner: GEO. H. HINRICHS Shall bonds issue for $50,000 for extending and improving city sewerage and drainage system? Shall bonds issue for $15,000 for extending and improving. the city's water system? Shall bonds issue for $10,000 for curbing and otherwise improving Shall bonds issue for $15,000 for v i v n h 3 4-m. - . waning uu uLiierwise improving Total.... The vote polled was not as large as some had anticipated, but it is considered by opponents that in view of the short time voters were given In which to become informed concerning the proposition of diverting the f 90,000 bonds the-opposition vote shown might be considered as remarkably large. Ordinarily, had there been no opposition, the total vote would perhaps not have exceeded 200. Some surprise has been expressed that so many voters failed to ap prove the election of Mr. Hlnrichs. - ARMY DRIVE IS NOW GOING OVER LAST LAP Flying Squadron" Is Doing Good Work Over Zone in Aiding Counties to finish Quota Three Are Over. The Salvation Army drive is going over the last lap of Its race and down the home stretch and everybody seems to be gald. The meeting at Muscogee yesterday was t'n final effort of the local squadron at active canvassing; while the flying squadron is leading the eastern counties of the zone un der , the wire, one by one, the execu tive talent of Mr. Rollo and the per suasiveness of Miss Rheba Crawford being conspicuous features. The campaign has been well drawn out, because of the quota for this zone being an unusually heavy one. It was made heavy in view of the plan for the $25,000 building in Pen sacola to accommodate the West Flor ida zone. Leaders now feel " strongly assured that the final tabulation will spell a zone" victory, and Chairman B. S. Hancock is preparing a letter of congratulation and thanks to the various county organizations. Messrs. Hancock, Perkins and Bri con and Mesdames Bergren and Stev ens, with the Fort Barrancas band of 25 pieces, met the citizens of Mu-r-cogee for a comparatively brief sei sion at noon. After the usual pro gram of inspiration, a collection on the grounds netted a nice sum, and Chairman Patterson tookpledge cards for circulation later, final returns to be made tomorrow. Reports from the work of P. L. Rollo and the Misses Crawford and Dodd with the county . organizations indicate that excellent results are flowing from their cooperation. Jack son county went over yesterday, mote than 500 having been taken at Ma- rianna Sunday. Washington county is said to be certain to finish today, with efforts centering in Chipley, where the fly- insr sauadron is now working. They hnv insstleft Calhoun .county. It was not necessary for them to invade Bay county, as the workers there guaran teed to ko over unaided. As they are not -needed in Holmes county, which was the first county In the zone to go over the top, the? will move today from Chipley to DeFunlak Springs, and make their final efforts there, Walton county having for some rea son failed to keep pace with the other counties of theaone. CUBAN COGNAC GETS SEAMAN IN LOTS OF TROUBLE At one o'clock this morning Police Officer Milford brought to headquar ters a man giving the name of Hans Sorenson and with him a heavy brown canvas sack containing ten quarts of Cuban cognac champagne. The seaman said he lives at 10S 1-2 ast Government street, and is cap tain of the barge Ernest, which ar rived yesterday in port. He asserted that the liquor was intended for his own consumption; but it was the opinion of the officers that it was more likely for sale at $15 a quart. Sorenson was on his way up Pala fox street with the heavy burden when he espied Officer Milford, and dodged into a side street, whereupon the officer dodged around the other way and met him in the middle of tne block, dripping with perspiration. RAIL SOLUTION IS OFFERED BY I. C. COMMISSION Washington, June 2. A permanent peace-time policy for common carriers was presented to congress today -in a bill drafted by the Interstate Com merce Commission and introduced by Senator Pomerene and Representative Each. The bill would give the com mission sweeping authority over rates, jervice .consolidations, extensions, se curity Issues and virtually all physical operations of railroads, telegraph, tel ephone, cable and radio companies. Precincts 12jl314j 15;2612728;29;30;31J321341 Tl. !42;36!52 For Bonds 136 37143 Against .17j For Bonds 36;35139j 74j36j3120!10 6;223031370 Against .116; grading, paving, For Bonds 136 35141 streets ? Against .16j 7j23j For Bonds )3713739 repaving, re- 1. O Against .1151 71251 pavea s tr.ee us i 54i47167105;60!59:39:21!1936!51!65!623 RECORD MADE BY CONGRESS CONCEDE D GOOD At Rate of Progress Next Eour Weeks Made to Date Emergency Measures Will Be Cleaned Up. By GEORGE H. MANNING Washington, June 2. If congress makes the same rate of progress in the next four weeks of the extra session that it has made in the last two weeks all seven of the big appropriation bills left over in March and several other urgent measures will be safely passed by the beginning of the next fiscal year, July 1. ' t The republicans, in control of the senate and house, will then have dis proved by their own acts the charges they made in March and April when the president did not respond to their demand to call congress in extra, ses sion immediately, that President Wil son was so deeply engrossed in the peace conferences at Paris that he was neglectng important matters at home. The congress, especially the house, has exceeded almost all expectations by the business-like" way it met, or ganized and went right to work pass ing urgent appropriation bills. The senate has not moved so rapid ly as the house and on several . days has not met at all because on account of the rule that all appropriation bills must originate In the house, the sen ate has had nothing to work upon and Is still waiting upon the house to send the hills voer. r But the one measure that has been passed by both houses the war risk bureau deficiency appropriation bill. appropriating $39,000,000, was passed by the senate with only three minute debate while the house took about 45 minutes. V In the first two weeks of the extra session the following has been done: House Perfected organization, consisting of election of speaker and other house officers .appointment of committee?, etc. Passed war risk bureau deficiency appropriation bill for $39,000,000. Passed constitutional amendment for woman suffrage. ' Completed, discussion tlwdlan ap propriation bill, and it is now' ready for final passage. ' Took up urgent deficiency bill with prospect of promptly passing it.. Senate. Completed organization with elec tion of all committees. Passed war risk bureau deficiency ll. Took up, debated and laid aside until l.ext Monday, the woman suffrage amendment. ' Because of the necessity for its pass irg all the urgent appropriation bills first the house got down to business with expedition seldom equalled. The lepublicans had agreed upon their choice for speaker and the other elec tive officers before, the session con vened and had made up their commit tee slate. On the first day's session they elected their speaker and the other officers and adjourned in two hours. The next day the president's mes sage was read and almost immediate adjournment taken. But on the day i lowing the deficiency appropriation bill for $39,000,000 to enable the war risk bureau to continue the payments to beneficiaries of the soldiers, sailors and marines was reported in and passed inside an hour. The next day the Indian appropria tion bill was reported in and passed when the agricultural bill hove in sight. The agricultural bill was taken up promptly and laid temporarily aside, almost completed .in order to take up the'urgent deficiency bill ear ning appropriations for which several of the departments are seriously in need. The senate, with no need for imme diate haste, took its time to organize and now has that all smoothed out with the old-line republicans in the saddle and the so-called insurgents scattered in defeat. When the war risk bureau bill came over from the house the senate promptly laid aside "organization squabbles and details and took the measure up and passed it inside five minutes. j CITY ELFCTION 92j38!39j2611313;25;36i52j464 79i37(31!22 9j 61251311341390 9,24J 17i22;27!1312jl2ill19j24207 8:24! 15jl9:22!13!ll12ill19!24!194 72:35:29,231 8 6j23;32;30i370 16;i9;25jl21212jl01626jl94 74!35!29;211 8 7i23j31l32J373 17j20;23il3jl2jllll17j231194 "CUSHNOC" AND OTHER SHIPS AR E ALLOCATED Appropriately First Locally Built Ship Is Designated For Pensacola Trade at Request of Sen. Fletcher. As a reward of continuous earnest ef fort by Senator Duncan U. Fletcher to get ships allocated for Pensacola. the chamber of commerce was advised by wire yesterday afternoon from Washing ton to the effect that among other steam ers allocated for the Pensacola trade is the "Cushnoc,' the first of the big steel fabricated ships completed at the plant of the Pensacola Chipbujlding Company. Tue "Cushnoc' Is being given her fin ishing touches at the local plant now and is expected to be ready to go to sea within a week or two. Senator Fletcher was markedly instru mental in securing the location of the plant at Pensacola b tne Kmergency Fleet corporation and the fact that he has been able to secure the allocation of the first Bhip turned out at this plant for the local trade Is appropriate and gratifying. --nM. r I leijhe. !:, ren assured. by the Emergency Fleet corporation that it wjll continue to send ships to Pensacola an fast as possible. The "Escambia." the last of the ships launched at the local plant has not been allocated as yet, but it is earnestly hoped1 that this vessel too may be designed by the board for the Pensacola trade, espe cialy in view of the fact that she is to bear a strictly local name. PHONE STRIKE IS BAD IN ATLANTA, BUT IS LOCAL Atlanta, Ga., June 2. Telephone employes, chiefly operators on local switchvoards of the Atlanta Telephone Company, and the Southern - Bell Co., struck today demanding reinstatement of about a dozen workers who, they assert, have been discharged for union activities. ' A. F. Joyner, spokesman for the union, said that 500' young women operators ar.1 160 male em ployes of the two companies were out tonight. ' President Brown of the Southern Bell, which controls the At lanta company, said that 125 employes walked out, including six men and two boys. , . There are approximately 600 operat ing room employes in the two com panies and about 300 clerical employes. Brown said. The strike had been thratened as one which would involve union telegraph and telephone workers throughout the country, but union of ficials announced that the strike would be confined to Atlanta for the present. Telephone service was continued dur ing the afternoon, the company ad mitting it was working under a handi cap, but saying it would continue to give the best service it could. MR. BUTLER WILL ENTERTAIN THE ROTARIANS TODAY An interested congregation which just comfortably filled the auditorium of the First Baptist church heard the xcellent music rendered by Mr. and Mrs. Charley Cutler and Miss Ruth Miller and the able sermon by Rev. J. A. Ansley, pastor of the church, on The Devil's Compromises." taken from the scriptures pertaining to the times of th exodus of the Jews from Egypt, last night. A fine feature of the musical pro gram was the singing of a number of little girls under the direction of Mr. Butler, who even at this early date in the progress of the meetings is dem onstrating great talent and tact as a musical director. Mr. Butler is a good story teller and illustrator as well as a good vocalist and musical director. He will enter tain the Rotarians this morning on the occasion of their regular weekly meet ing and tomorrow at noon he will en tertain the workers at the ship plant. The meetings at the church will con tinue to grow in interest each evening it is indicated TENSE STRAIN MARKED SESSION IN THE HOUSE Sensation After Sensation Was Sprung and Person alities Were Freely In dulged In. SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM CATTS TABLED House Finally Gave Way to Senate on Road Legisla tion Other Measures, Were Disposed Of. By HERBERT F ELK EL.. Tallahassee. June 2. Today was a day of great strain and turbulence in the house with sensation after sensation sprung and personalities indulged. When th f mokc of battle cleared away at the 6:30 adjournment the house had receded from tho Scruggs-Wilder amend ment to the Carlton-lgou two-mill road bill, had excluded from the Journal and tabled a special message from the gov ernor notifying the house that he would veto any road bill sent down to him for approval that did not give the governor the right to have every department of road service audited, that did not carry a clause requiring the o-epartment to ask for bids on all road materials and road construction involving the expenditure of more than J300, and that the road de partment In its entirety shall be subject to supervision of the board of commis sioners of state institutions and camps subject to Inspection by convict inspec tors, had passed the local game bill for .Leon county over the governor's veto, created new Seventheenth Judicial clrcutt and made Mr. Brooks' local fish bill general. Kverybody had told even-thing they knew about the rest of the world and Justified the statement of one member that the day had been a continuous in formation meeting. Trouble Started Early. The trouble began early when the gov ernor's veto message on the Ieon county game bill was read ana Mr. Williams, of Leon, asked the house to pass the bill over his veto, charging that the veto was a matter of spite because the chief ex ecutive had been black-balled by the locil gun club. ' Mr. Williams displayed a petition sign ed by two-thirds of the registered voters cf the county favoring provisions whicii ir.ake the closed season ail the year -jx-cept Novembef and Lecember in Leon counts, to exclude non-resident owners cf large game preserves rom hunting. On roll call the house overrode the veto by a. vote of 57 to 8. Speaker Wilder took the floor early this morning to defend his action' and rulings in connection with the appoint ment of a conference committee Satur day on refusal of the house to reclde from the Scruggs-Wilder amendment ana Insisted he had acted conscientiously anu without prejudice. Mr. Lewis, of Jackson, rose to object to the statement that he had tied the speaker's hands with his motion asking for appointment of a conference commit lee and insisted parliamentary precedent demanded that the chairman of the road committee - should have been named -n the conference committee. Later Spealsr jlder left the chair to move to take ui senate messages and moved that the bouse do not recede from tne amend ment which the senate had asked for the second time. Speaking for the motion and In favor of the amendment he stated he was sorry he had taken any part In introducing the road measure. After much debate the house vofced 36 to 31 to recede from the amendment. Governor's Message Tabled. Then the reading ov the governor's special message was heard announcing r.e would veto any road bill that did not contain a provision to gtve the gov ernor authority to have the. road depart ment and service audited, provision for calling for bids for materials and con struction when the amount to be ex pended is more than $300, and a provis ion for supervision of the road depart ment by commissioners of state institu tions and Inspectors of convicts. The message corrected the statement given .out by Dawson or Hernando and Miller of Duval that the governor ha tcll them he would veto the bill without certain provisions, brought a sensation when Mr. Mtlier rose and charged the governor's statement was untrue, Mr. Dawson corroborating. The statement of Mr. Miller was In tensely dramatic and precipitated sharp criticism of the chief executive for at tempting to Influence legislation by threat of his veto and the house voted to table the message. Pensacola Excepted. The new Ripairian Rights bill leaving the title to oyster beds and minerals In the state and exempting Pensacola from the operations of the first law passed because of large grants made to private corporations there for dock purposes was passed through senate today. The senate today cut half the tax on dogs provided for ln the Gillis house bill. The house bil for compulsory school attendance pased the senate today after being amended so as to not require teach ers in private schools to have certifi cates. U. S. TO PROTEST JEWS MASSACRED IN EAST EUROPE "Washington, June 2. Reports thus far received of alleged massacres of Jews in Poland and other countries of eastern Europe justify a rebuke to the governments of those countries by the United States congress, Represen tatives Egel, Laguardia and Goldfogle, all of Xew York, declared at a hearing of the house foreign afairs committee on resolutions relating t oalleged ill treatment MASS MEETING WILL BE HELD AT CITY HALL Chairman Johnson of Ship workers Committee to Washington and Philadel phia to Report. MEN ARE BOOSTERS FOR PENSACOLA Local Advantages For Ship building Are Rated as Above Those at Hog Isl and and Other Northern . Points. A mass meeting Is called to be held at the city hall for the purpose of hearing report of the committee, headed by J. M. Johnson, imt tn Washington, to confer with Senator i-ietcner and the Florida delegation in congress, and to Philadelnhla confer with the Emergency Fleet corporation, by workers of the local piant. The call for the meeting is signed by E. W. Allen, chairman of the workers committee. Among other things it is expected attendants at the meeting will be told numerous comparative advan tages of Pensacola as to climate and location over other large shipbuild ing centers, all of which will be cal culated to emphasize the importance of maintaining the local plant as one of the positively permanent business institutions of the community. James M. Johnson returned yester day from his trip to Washington and Philadelphia as head of the committee to the Emergency Fleet rnmn and the Florida delegation In con gress ana arrangements were at onea made for the mass meeting at the city hall at 8 o'clock tonight to hear hl report. President Allen, of the union, stated that Mr. Johnson's trip was a' satisfactory one and that the report to be given at the open meeting would be most interesting. Witnessed Launching at Hog Island. While in Philadelphia, Mr. Johnson witnessed the launching of five ships at the Hog Island yard. He declared that the event was undoubtedly the most impressive of Its kind in the nistory of the country. His inspection of the Hog Island plant, however, led him to assert that its adaption for ship building, from the standpoints of location, general make-up and climate, is in no wise superior, if equal, to Pensacola's. "The Hog Island yard is, of course, much larger than the Pensacola yard," said Mr. Johnson "but with eize its superiority ends. In fact, I visited a number of yards along the Delaware river, and for good location and thorough equipment none of them can be compared with the yard at Pensacola." Mr. Johnson declared that the cli mate at Philadelphia Is as hot as In the south, and In winter is distinctly at a disadvantage to Pensacola's as a locality for ehlp building. "These facts make me feel certain," he said, "that if we can hold the yard at Pen saocla we can beat the world produc ing ships." In spite of the fact that the ships launched at Hog Island were smaller than the ones launched at Pensacola by 1,200 tons, Mr. Johnson admitted that the launching which he witness ed was very educational to him. All five of the ships were launched in side a space of 50 minutes. In other words, the men who handled them ap peared to have worked the problem of launching down to an exact science. Mr. Johnson was quite extravagant in his praise of the courtesy and the general ability and standing of Uni ted States Senator Duncan U Fletch er, of Florida. He felt that no on could be more keenly alive to the best interests of Pensacola and mnrii . generally and serve those interests wnn more emciency than it was evi dent to him the senior senatoi doing, and he expressed a strong con viction that the senator ought to suc ceed himself as a result of the cam paign soon to ensue. MEXICANS CROSS BORDER FEARING VILLA INVASION Juarez, Mex., June 2. Many resi dents of Juarez sent their families and belongings across the international bridge into American territory today. although there is no report that Villa forces are near. Colonel Escobar, com manding in Juarez, admitted today he had no communication with Chihuahua City. A military train sent out from Juarez yesterday returned after hav ing run no further than Samalayuca, 30 mues south of Juarez. FRANCE TO SPEND GREAT SUMS IN RECONSTRUCTION Paris, Correspondence of the Asso ciated Press. "France will spend about 4,000,000,000 francs on new pub lic work, besides about 3,000,000,00 francs for the rebuilding of railroads in the devastated regions," the Asso ciated Press was told today by M. iClaveille, minister of public works. . .... -i - - " . .i .... - , - . mnniniiiBii if i niii nr iiiiiaiir iii ,jiiirii,..,iiiii....w-LLjnji"i.'.ir-- -oiir - ' 11 . .... - . !