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S Local thundershowers Sun- f day and Monday with gentio X variable winds. g M (5) PAGES!! W TODAY VOL. XXII. NO. 185. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA. SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 6, 1919. PRICE FIVE CENTS RMAN RATIFY TREATY ft .ft .ft YACHT BRENDA WINS GARIC CUP IN LONG DISTANCE RACE (SI FIRST BIG DIRIGIBLE EXPERIENCES HARD FINISH Heard From Last 170 Miles Off Boston Slowly Mak- . . ing Her Way Over Open Seas. J - GAS AND HYDROGEN SUPPLIES SHORT Down the Coast to Mineola From Sydney Believed to Be Hardest Part of Trans Atlantic Flight. Washington. July 6. The British Dirigible R-34, flying from Scotland to New York, reported to the navy department at 11:09 tonight that she was 'a hundred and seventy miles northeast of Boston, slowly making her way there over the open sea. ! X M W M a New York. July 6. Battling her way outh, short of fuel and with an elec trical storm raging across her path, the British dirigible R-34 was tonight In the vicinity of St. John's, New Brunswick, still about 500 miles from t r goal at MIneoTa, Lonjr. Island. ...A A.Kungm tonight to the navy depart ment at Washington from the dlrigt tt, somewhat garbled in transmis sion, appealed for gasoline and hydro gen and indicated a forced landing at Chatham, Massachusetts, was contem plated. Washington, July 5. All available naval vessels at the Boston navy yord put to sea tonight in an effort to gel In touch with the R-34. The yard commandant, in reporting to the navy yard here, said Boston had been un able to hear from the destroyers Stev ens and Bancroft since they left there today. Halifax. X. S., July 5. The follow ing message from the R-34 was re layed here tonight from Partridge Is land: "'Rush help. Making for Bos ton from Bay of Fundy, at 23 knots. Come quickly. Gasoline giving .out. Send ship." Montauk Point. N. Y.. July 5. Mes sages picked up by radio at Montauk station early today Indicated the Brit ish dirigible R-34 was making about 40 knots an hour. She was at that time near a point at the head of the St. Lawrence river. Two wireless operators are con stantly on duty here "listening in' to catch the first message from the diri gible. When word is received that he is nearing, the Lond Island coast the C- will be taken out of her han gar here and the C-4 will be made ready at Rockaway Point, and they, witsfscores of seaplanes from stations all along the coast, will pilot the R-34 on the last leg of her Journey to Mineola. Ha)ifax. N. S.. July 5. Admiralty officials here believed at noon tday the R-34 was picking her way slowly In a dense fog off the Nova Scotia coast. The visibility was reported to be as low as 3 miles in the immed iate vicinity of this port. New York. July 5. The R-34 and her sister airship, the R-33. are the world's greatest dirigibles. The war brought them Into being, for they originally were designed to out-vie Germany's Zeppelins and bring death and destruction to German cities. When they were building it was re ported they would be the flagships of a gigantic aircraft fleet which would be launched on a tremendous air raid on Berlin. For this purpose they were equipped with openings through which four 800-pound bombs and sixteen 120-pound bombs could be dropped, while on the upper struc ture, emplacements were built for bat teries of eight guns. SUITS FOR OVER MILLION FILED AGAINST PAPER i Birmingham. July 5. Represents ive Huddleton. of the ninth Alabama rttstrict. filed damage suits today against the Age-Herald Publishing Company aggregating $1,300,000. based vn cartoons and articles published during the congressional campaign lt year. GERMANS PLAN TO RATIFY THE TREATY MONDAY Disposition Shown On Part of Germans to Comply With Terms Early As Possible. HUNGARY-DANUBE ISSUES DISCUSSED German Conservative Party Declares War On Govern ment and Intention to Re establish Monarchy. London, July 5. The German cabi net this morning discussed the ratifi cation of the peace treaty, according to an exchange telegraph dispatch via Copenhagen. The national assem bly, will ratify the treaty Monday, the dispatch said. Paris. July 5. Baron Kurt von Ler- ener, of the German peace delegation, f sent a note from Versailles saying the German experts are prepared to meet those of the allies for consideration of the question involved in turning over to the allied countries coal, dys stuffs, shipbuilding materials and other commodities specified in the peace treaty. The allied council today considered questions relating to Hilngary and th opening of the Danube, No decision, was reached. Clemenceau presided. London, July 5. Meld Marshal von Hlndenburg. former chief of German staff, declares he is responsible for acts of German main headquarters since August, 1916. and also the proc lamations of Former Emperor William concerning the waging of warfare. H-s asks President Ebert, of Germany, to inform the allies to this effect, ac cording to a Copenhagen dispatch .o the Exchange Telegraph company. London, July 5. The German con servative party has issued a procla mation by Ernest von Heydebrand, the party's leader in the rcichstag, staling that the party "declares war on the government and intends to use its whole strength to reestablish the mon archy,'' according to a Copenhagen dispatch to ' the Exchange Telegraph company. The Irish unionist alliance, replying to a manifesto issued recently by the "Irish Dominion League." asserts that the first act of any freely elected par liament in control of Irish economic and military resources would be to proclaim an Irish republic. "The alliance trusts and believes that those concerned for the peace, order and progress of Ireland." the reply says, "will resolutely decline to support a policy which. If successful, would constitute an imperial danger of the first magnitude." Florence, Italy, July 5. Noise of fir ing in the outskirts of the city has increased the alarm caused by the high cost of living disorders here. TVhe red flag has been hoisted over many places here and elsewhere In the Ro magna district by what are termed local Soviets. HOT WEATHER HINDERS KAISER IN WOOD SAWING Amerongen. Thursday. July 3. William Hohenzollern. former emperor of Germany, has decided to stay here at least until the end of summer and perhaps throughout the aMtumn owing to the difficulty which has been en countered in finding a suitable dwell ing elsewhere. The health of both the former emperor and empress remain very good despite the worries of the last few weeks. The miserable weather has somewhat hindered the former monarch's log sawing operations, but whatever the nature of the weather. Count Hohen zollern passes two or three hours daily at his favorite occupation. He expects to complete the sawing of his six thousandth tree this week. No visitors are now at the castle exctStt Dr. Erieg. the emperor's one time official doctor who was occupied in liquidating Count Hohenzollern's property in Germany. BULL SELLS FOR COOL $100,000 IN NEW JERSEY Belvidere. N. J- July 5. King Fon- tiac, famous blooded Holsteln bull, v.-as sold today by Mrs. Helen Mnssenat of the Pequest stock farm, to E. B. Ha ger of Algonquin, ills., for $100,000. YACHT BRENDA KECOKD M PRES. WILSON PAYS TRIBUTE TO U. S. NAVY Able Fourth of July Speech Made to Men Aboard George Washington On Voyage Homeward. Aboard Steamship George Wash ington, July 5. President Wilson might have been an American sailor, he told the seamen of the Washington today in the course of a stirring tri bute he paid the American navy and the part it had borne throughout the war. His speech to .the crew was made when the sailors assembled be tween decks to give the president a hearty greeting as he moved about among them. It was the navy, he said, which put the army across the Atlantic to the fighting field, and it was the navy now engaged in the prodigious task of promptly and safe returning the great host home again. His continued thought and pride during the dark days of the war, the president said, was of those men of the American navy who performed dangerous duties at sea. The presi dent then disclosed him youthful wisn to become a sailor; a wish that would I have taken him into the navy had he not been dissuaded by his par ents. "This is the most tremendous Fourth of July ever imagined, for we have opened its franchise to the whole world," said President Wilson in a stirring speech to soldiers and sailors massed on the dec kof the presiden tial steamer this afternoon. The men gave Mr. Wis Ion three cheers as he appeared among them and began his address by greeting them as "my fellow citizens." It was a striking picture with several thous and khikl clad doughboys and blue- Jacketed sailors crowding the decks, (Continued On Page 11.) FULL -SPEED AHEAD ? FROM ALL OVER H TtTn TTMT7T?T?QTT K Washington, July 5. The comptrol ler of the currency today issued a call for the condition of all national banks at the close of business Mon day June 30. Washington, July 5. Lieutenant I,. P. Lingo, of Milledgeville, Ga, and Sergeant M. S. Rodbers. of Gordo, Ala., have l.en awarded the distin guished service cross, it was announced today. Wimbledon, July 5. Suzanne Leng len, of France, won the women's ten nis singles international champion ship here today by defeating Mrs. Lambert Chambers, of England, ten eight, four-six, nine-seven. Montgomery, Ala., July 5. Resolu tions opposing any affiliation with the American Federation of Labor were passed by the Alabama Rural Letter Carriers' association which concluded its seventeenth annual convention here todaj. Fort Payne. Ala., July 5. John G. Bohling. cashier of the Dekalb County Bank was found dead today with a pistol beside his body. Authorities stated he had killed himself. The bank has been closed sometime awaiting further instructions from the state superintendent of banks. Indianalopis. July 5. Mrs. Lula Burger, mother of Harry S. New. who today surrendered to the Los Angeles police as the murdered of Miss Freda Less ing because of a disagreement over the date for their marriage, stated tonight that New is the son of Sena tor New, of Indiana. Mrs. Burger sail she was divorced from the sena tor about eighteen years ago. El Paso, Tex., July 5. Francisco Villa and sixty followers were seen going southeast toward Statevo, Chi Kuahua yesterday afternoon a telegram received here from Chihuahua City to day stated. Satevo is 45 miles south- least of San Andreas, where Villa cap- tured or killed forty homeguards and executed the mayor Tuesday. SETS HEW S. Y. C. MCES NEW ORLEANS MAN IS WINNER OF GARIC CUP Pensacola Yacht Club is Host to Crescent City Vis itors On Happy Occasion; Entertainment Today The Brenda II, yacht owned by the splendid speed Commodore Fox of New Orleans, reached the judges' boat in Pensacola harbor at 2:59:10 yester day afternoon, winner of the Garic cup, and set a new time record in the an- nual yacht race between New Orleans T 1 I : , . n n and Pensacola, having made the 190 mile trip in 9 hours, 29 minutes and 10 seconds. Th's trimuph makes Commodore Fox the permanent owner of the Garic cup, whirh has been the prize sought for by all yatchsmen for seven years. Two other yachts have token the prize two successive years; but the condition of final ownership was three victories without interruption; and this is the proud achievement of the Brenda If. Violet, the attractive yacht of Com- i modore Percy S. Benedict of New Or leans, which has made the race for six years past, was the first arrival In the race, at 10:25:46 Saturday morn ing, having been on the way 18 hours. 25 minutes and 40 seconds. This record won the San Carlos trophy, given by Charles B. Hervey of Pensacola. The Pensacola yacht Mercathades, owned by Cantain Paul Stewart of the P-Tiiacola Shipbuilding Co.. arrived within an hour of the Violet, and was allotted the handicap prize, although her crew claimed the distinction of a better record than was indicated by the award. The Mercathades and Vio let helong to the twelve-mile class of yachts.' The Benedict cup, offered by the Southern Yacht Club of New Orleans, was won by the Mirimar, owned by X. Gene Pearce of that city, she having made the race in 21 hours and 22 min utes, being of the ten mile type . of yacht, different from the other craft. (Continued On Page 11.) PARDO REGIME IN PERU IS OVERTHROWN Fourth of July Events Re sulted in Complete Change of Administration With Only Two Killed. POLITICAL DISPUTE HELD RESPONSIBLE President Pardo and Mem bers of Administration Who Did Not Escape Are Placed in Jail. Washington, July 5. Two soldiers were killed and three others injured In the overthrow of President Pardo, according to official dispatches to the state department today from Lima. Besides Presdent Pardo officials Im prisoned included the minister of war. the chief of staff of the navy and the prefect of Callao. The chief of staff of the array and forty of his subordi nates escaped. Because of the situation, the Fourth of. July reception, to have been held by the American legation, was cau celed. . ' r .. . . . ' .j. i" State department official.' declined to comment' on suggestions that the overthrew of the pardo government created a situation similar to that in Costa Rica, which resulted la't refus al of the United States to recognize the government of President Tinoco. The department's advices said It was rumored in Lima that the change of government resulted from reports that the Pardo government had made plans to deprive Senor Leguia of the office to which he recently was elected. More complete reports were expected later. Lima. Peru. July 5. Augusto B. Le gua late today assumed office as pro visional president of Peru and took up his residence in the government pal ace as a result of the successful over throw earlier in the day of President Pardo. Senor Pardoall, his ministers and aJ number of high officers of the army and navy are in prison, Pardo being detained in the penitentiary here. Vir tually no fighting and no casualties marked the overthrow of the Pardo government. Senor Leguia is sup ported by virtually all of the army and naval forces in Lima and public opinion here apparently is behind him. The revolution began at 3 o'clock this morning with an attack on the Viv m r& cr i m art f - f trnnna and a force of police. By 6 o'clock Presl- dent 1'ardo naa Deen aeposea ana Senor Leguia proclaimed provisional president. The movement was simi lar to that which resulted in the over throw of President Guillermo Billing hurst, on February 4, 1914. It was announced late today that President Pardo will be placed on trial on charges of having violated th constitution and of having conspired against the institutions of the repub lic. It is alleged the government. In refusing to obey the order of the su preme court in the habeas corpus pro ceedings in connection with the news paper El Tiempo, was a violation of 'the constitution. Another charge! I I against Senor Pardo is that he at- j tempted to purchase the votes of I members of congress in order to carry out his plans to annul the election of Senor Leguia as president and to place the candidate of his own party in power. The inauguraton of Senor Leguia as president, it is said, probably will take place within two months. The provis ional president claims he received 160,000 votes of the 200,000 cast in the record presidential election. The Fourth of July has been pro claimed as a national holiday by Pres ident Pardo. Thousands of persons thronged the streets today cheering for Senor Leguia. A crowd assembled before the government palace and called on Leguia. for a speech. The provisional president, speaking from the balcony of the palace, de clared he intended to organize a strong government on a popular basis and to increase the army and navy to the status they had held during his previous ter mas president from 1908 to 1912. He said he would de fend the principles of Justice and right which had trlumpher in the great war and would associate Peru without reserve with the cause of the allies. He intended, he said, to ex tend every facility for the Introduc tion of foreign capital to aid In the development of national resources. CROWDS ENJOY CELEBRATION AT FT. BARRANCAS Prevailing Fine Weather and Elaborate Program of Events M a d e Occasion Festive One. FIRE WORKS DISPLAY WAS A BIG FEATURE Awarding of Croix De Guerre Was Impressive Incident Festivities Con tinued Till Late BY KENDALL HOLLAND Three big factors in the winning or the world war, the army, the navy and labor, represented by the Pensacola Shipbuilding Companies, and other workers, Joined hands yesteniay and celebrated the Independence Day an niversary at Fort Barrancas, carrylnl out the program arranged for Friday; the 4th. postponed on account of the storm. Captain F. M. Bennett, commandant of te Naval Air Station. Major J. I Hughes, commandant of the army poet and Captain J. I 8weeney of the Pen sacola Shipbuilding plant were In at tendance and pronounced the affair one of the most successful in many years by virtue of the fact that it was a celebration not only of the Declara tion ot Independence. but f the end ing "of the world war with the signing ot the peace treaty. The attractive ness of the program and the prevailing fine weather were conducive to great crowds. , Charles W. Bateman. pharmacist mate first class, was presented with the French Croix de Guerre, with a gilt star for exceptional bravery and heroism in action. Captain F. M. Ben nett made the presentation and read the official citation from Marshal of France Petain. which said in part: "He gave aid to the wounded under violent bombardment, July 19, 191. during the combats of Vlerxy. With two German prisoners under his or ders, he on ' numerous occasions took wounded to the rear, continually ex posing himself bravely to the most violent bombardments." He congratulated the young sailor, as did Major Hughes and Captain Sweeney. Bateman served in Franc with the marines on detached service and is now residing In Pensacola. Sporting Events. During the afternoon sporting events held the major portion of the crowds' interest. At noon "Chow Call" was sounded and everyone was treated to delicacies under the direction of the three units giving the celebration. At 1:30 p. m. the second ball game between the Navy Tard and the Cush noes started and during this event three N-9 seaplanes from the Naval Air Station and one R-6 seaplane came into view and soon the crowd was In dulging in neck-craning. The stunt performed by the airmen were daring and in a number of instance passen- j gers of the N19's were seen standing i " "' " i"0"" the air at the rate of sixty-five mites an hour. Officer mess was provided for the officers of the local posts and their guests. The general mess resembled more of a big family than anything else and nothing was sold to anyone Everyone had as much as they want ed and more. ' At 7 p. m. dancing started In the new pavilion recently erected for the affair and both that and the old pa villion were utilized owing to the. crowds. At 8 o'clock p. m. moving pictures started and continued for an hour, at which time general intermission wat observed for refreshments. At 9 p. m. the fireworks, which proved to be quite a revelation in th art. was exhibited. Ket pieces without number were fired, to the amazement and amusement of the crowds, and the exclamations of "Ah's" from the crowd showed that it' was truly appreciated. This was concluded with a large set piece showing "Old Glory" waving and at that time the band played a number of phrases from the national anthem. Dancing until the midnight hour concluded the program and a tired but happy crowd of service men and Pen sacolians voted that it was the best time given Pensacola for many month No accidents occurred to mar th happiness of the day and the conges tive crowds were handled by th transportation facilities with admir able ease. A summary of the sport ing events will be found elstWnere in . The Journal. DEMORALIZATION MILITARY SYSTEM IS THREATENED Washington. July 6. The question of a permanent military policy prob ably will be forced before the present session of congress by Secretary Bak er's order reducing the army to 233, 000 officers and men by September 30. Military experts believe that only speedy passage of the army reorgani zation bill will prevent, demoralization of the military establishment.