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THE PENSACOLA JOURNAL, MONDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 13, 1919.
Gary, Strike Center, Under Marital Lav V! 1 . ' : ;: I ... CIL t, ' ' ' . ' ' - (3 1 f ! ' t&M mm w vJ J- rr J. I GARY, Ind. With martial law pro claimf d In Gary as the result of steel otrike' disturbances. United States sol- ! dlers are. patrolling the' streets. The upper picture shows a machinCgui mounted on a touring car for hasty ' movement to any part of the city, while i below" is a riot squad of two in a . motorcycle and side car which always '- n. . " gets the right-of-way. TWISTING OF WAR INSURANCE TO BE BANNED (Continued from Page One). the vwr risk insurance bureau. -believes the policies have vean allowed to drift while the 3,000,00 isrvice men are getting back on their feet, anil la confident that almost all of them will be redeemed before the expir'itlyn of the eighteen months grace. "When the boys get out of the ser vice they are usually 'broke,' have no job, no clothes, and lots of them have no home." said . Director Cholmeley Jonea, "It is most natural that they will first go about getting a job. a new ult and a few necessities. Then, -after they get back on v their feet they will begin thinking about life . insurance, and, I expect, almost all the boys will take un their old, government policies. Mofit of them know the bureau is hold ing their policies open ' for eighteen months-and most of them being per fectly healthy young chaps, are figur ing that they will live eighteen months more anyway and then, before that time is up. will take up their policies when they get on their feet." Many hundreds of former service " The bureau, during the war, kept service men from being approached daily by uarrupulous insurance agents, usually men who did not go to the war, who misrepresent the government poli cies and try to induce the men to drop them and take out policies in the regu lar insurance companies. "We have received numerous letters telling of the machinations of the un scrupulous insurase agents and por traying the arguments advanced for "twisting" the policy," , 6aid Director Cholmeley-Jones. "In every instance we ai-reportlng the full facts to the home office of the insurance companies and the insurance commissioners of the states where the misrepresentation is practiced. All the insurance companies are highly in favor of having the for mer service men keep up their govern ment policies, and endorse them as the cheapest obtainable." The arguments used by some agents to induce the men to "twist" their in surance are: ' , 1. The government insurance' is a makeshift: -mil the tnen willsoon drop their policies, and the. system, will die out. t 2. The commercial companies pay the face value of the policy at death, while the government - pays it in monthly installments. 3. While the t government rates are cheap, they are as high as the com- mericial rates, because the companies pay yearly dividends and the govern ment does not, 4. Two million soldiers and sailers have dropped their policies and the whole thing will soon die out. Director Cholmeley-Jortea today made the following answer to these argu ments: "1.' During the war the government took .out insurance on the life of every service man at a rate lower than ever offered by a, dependable organization and now offers to convert the policies into the kind offered by the companies, such as 20 and 30-year endowment, 20 and JO-payment life, straight life, and the other varieties, t lower premiums than any ever offeree, ynder the stress of being without money and of getting back on the feet the men have let their policies lay idle, but can put them in full force again by paying two monthly premiums. . . , "2." The Sweet pill gives the option of paying the insurance to ti?e penefi ciary in a lump sum at death of the insured or by monthly "installments as the insurance companies do, instead of by the present plan of paying by monthly installments only. The, Sweet bill, , an amendment to the war risk insurance act, . has passed the house and is expected to pass . the senate soon, . v "3. After the war time policy is con. verte4 In a peace-time policy, a year dividend is returnable, the same as with the Insurance companies. The con verted policies have not yet run a year. so that it has not been possible to yet pay a dividend. . " ; "4-' The war risk. Insurance bureau may be considered a permanent gov eminent establishment. The insured men are given a policy more libera than any offered by the t companies at a cheaper rate, and with the whole United States back of them." The heads of big insurance companies panies realize there is po real element of competition between the govern ment insurance and comtnercial. in surance and have been most hearty in their, support .of the government insurance. They have done a great deal toward keeping active forty billion -dollars worth of war. risk insurance held by service men. The buijeau during J the war, kept alive 7,73f insurance policies held by service men In many lnsqrance com panies and fraternal organizations, by guaranteeing the payment of premiums amounting to $561,56, on policies with a face value of $12,211,456.29. V The Oklahoma state insurance board adopted resolutions providing for revo cation of insurance licenses in cases of . "twisting." - In addition the execu tive council of the National Fraternal Congress, the. executive committee of the American Life Convention, the As- sociation of Life Insurance Presidents, the Life Underwriters' Association of New York, and the executive commit tee of the Association of Life Agency Offices, have come out strongly against inducing soldiers, to change their polio CieS. ' ' -. The Red Cross, the Y. M. C. A the Knights of Columbus, Jewish welfare board, and other organizations devoted to" soldiers and sailors welfare are also helping to stop insurance "twisters." Several of the Insurance companies have gone so far as to direct their man agers and agents to hunt up service men and through expert advice see that they do not drop the government policies. v: . "No private corporation can afford to grant insurance- on less than cost," says William Alexander, secretary of the Mutual Life, in an Instruction is sued to all agents. "It charges each soldir-only a part of the cost. The rest and it will prove to be no small part--will be paid from the. United States treasury out of fund obtained by taxing the nation. The government is justified in this liberality because these young men have risked or have been willing to risk, their lives for their country" The insurance agent who today in duces a former service man to drop h)s government policy will in the future years be utterly despised and dis trusted, said Director Cholmeley-Jones today. ' . , "I regret there are some few insur ance agents who have disregarded their m6Val obligation to assist the . ex- Service man by encouraging them to drop their government Insurance and take out-insurance in private compa nies.'All ex-service men . in such' in stances should combine in their dis approval of such action and should in Some forceful way express their utter disgust for those who are found guilty of such practices. In the years to come I, feel confident ; that there will be pne man in the world tha service men will utterly despise and distrust, and h will be the unscrupulous agent who in a time, of tesf waa. found wanting." COTTON MILL - BUILDING IN . SOUTH ACTIVE (Continued'from Pago One.) MAYOR IS BUSY -MAKING PLANS FOR RECEPTION (Continued from Page One) to navy yards are hereby so far mod ified that visitors will be allowed to visit a ship in commission, at a." yard, during the visiting hours , prescribed by the commanding -officer, wi'th :ba understanding that an escort , will be provided , from said ship to and from the navy yard gate, and provided, fur ther, that such visitors will not be al lowed to stray in the yard. "4V'', 2. General Instructions relative to visitors to navy, yards- are " being re vised along, the lines recommended in r cent correspondence, and it; is I.ored th.t same ma v, be isued in tne near future. , t " ..- - ' , - - ' . .-OSHPHUS DANlGr5.. STATE OF. WAR ; ; IN FRANCE IS NOW AT END v- Paris, Oct. 12. The state of war in France and Algeria is declared ended and censorship lifted by two , presi dential decrees signed Saturday, which become effective Monday through publication in the Official Journal. Approval of the German peace treaty by the French senate is considered as completing ratification by three great powers and will become effective as regards France tomorrow or. day after through publication of the rati fying law in the Official Journal. The state of war will then be offic ially ended by a decree that finally lifts the censorship, terminates the state of siege, and removes . war restrictions. promises that are worth much if a de- livery before 1921 is wanted for a new mill. Costs today, generally speaking, are two and one-half to three times what they were five years ago in the building and equipment of cotton mills. There has been no time in the history of cotton mill building for fifty years, manufacturers v say, when so much ready cash seemed to be in the hands of investors in mill properties. Cash in advance on many" orders is offered for deliveries on specified dates. - BRITISH WORRY OVER GERMANS WAR IN POLAND (Continued from Page One.) throw Bolshevism with the least cost to the entente powers.? , Copenhagen, Oct. 12. A dispatch from Berlin says that fifty thousand Letts have lande dat LIbau from'Brlt ish warships and will attack the flank pf Colonel Ayalof f-Bprmondt's troops. III". 'l I L I I I I I COLONEL HOUSE . ADVISES WORK TO CLEAR AIR New Tork, Oct. 12. Colonel E. M. House, personal adviser of President Wilson at the peace conference, ar rived here today aboard the transport Northern Pacific, . suffering . from a slight attack of grippe. His only Statement about his illness during a brief interview was that he was "much better." Asked if conditions in Eu rope were Improved, he replied: ' "Yes, at times they are, then again it be comes very disappointing." Later his son-in-law issued a state ment from Colonel House saying: "I have nothing to say. Everything has been said that can be said on every vital subject. We should now begin to work; work steadily and tran- quallze." - STRIKERS RIOT IN BREST UNTIL CAVALRY ARRIVES Brest, Oct. 12. Arsenal employes numbering 4.000 men, who struck Sat -4 urday have been carrying out serious demonstrations requiring active meas ures py the port ' commander and mil itary forces, Strikers have compelled workers (n th.e big flour mills, which supply the whole department qt Finis -terro to Join them and also employes of other plants. They indulged in acts of violence and on Saturday marched through the main streets smashing shop windows. All shops are closed. Four squadrons of cavalry reached here today and are guarding bu'lui-inps. WORLD COTTON MEN GATHER AT NEW ORLEANS New Orjeans, Oct, J2 Delegates of thirty-one nations are here tonight for, the session of the world cotton conference tomorrow. It is regarded as the first serious attempt to gather the cotton interests of the world Into a council whereby it is hoped .through frank interchange of views reach unanimous agreement on better. m'-'h-ods and results to benefit the entire cotton industry from planting to manufacture. TALLAHASSEE Tallahassee, Oct. 11. ( Special) In terest in Tallahassee centers around the Shrine ceremonial which is to be held here on October 18, and which J promises to be one of the largest evenis of the present social season. Indications are that the city will be crowded with Shriners and their friends from Florida and Georgia, and It is expected that the occasion will be one of greatest pleasure to all who axe fortunate enough to be present. . , Tallahassee - Boy Recommended for ' ; Rhodes Scholarship. "News has' been received in this city that Mr.Thos. Myers Palmer, together with Mr. Rex Farriorf of Tampa, haa been chosen by the faculty of the Uni versity of Florida- to represent that college in the conferences to be held shortly : In" -Jacksonville to select the two Florida young men who will receive Rhodes scholarships. Mr. Palmer is the second son of Dr. Henry B. Palmer, of this city, and is a 1919 graduate of the University of Flonia. At the outbreak of the war Mr. Palmer entered the service in the students', army training corps, was made a first lieutenant and wassent to the University of Pittsburg as an instructor in milltay tactics, where he made a mo6t enviable record. In the absence of a captain of the company to which Lieutenant Palmer was at tached he acted as its commanding of ficer and very ably performed the du ties, though the members of his or ganization were for the most part from ten to twenty years older than he. The news of his selction to represent the University at the conference is very gratifying to his many friends here, who believe that his record of nigh scholarship at the university, together with his splendid war record, will weigh heavily in his favor before the board who will make the ultimate selection. Geld Glory Services to Be Held. Plans are being made to do honor to the memory of the heroes from Leon county who lost their lives during the great war, and "gold glory service" will be held here on October 2th, at which time a service flag with the gold stars representing the honorod dead will be presented to the city. The flag is being made by the Woman's Club of Tallahassee, of which Mrs. John G. Kellum is president, and will be for mally presented, the acceptance ' on the part of the city being made by Hon. Guyte P. McCord. the mayor. The program has pot yet been en tirely completed, but plans made up to the present time Include a eulogy by Hon. Fred T. Myers, which will be the principal speech of the occasion. There will also be a speech of presentation of the flag, and the speech of accept ance by Mr, McCord. A chorus of about 150 young ladies from the college M. 1 V- . l I . . " Messrs. Robert T. Doweil an t. r -r,- " , jwol, ui uw war camp commuM service of Jacksonville, who were fc early in the week, aided the local uikimwu u iu pna in, lormulta an anrjronrla t a ftervlnn an, 1. , - ..v 11 Jg f pected that one or both of them L. . . . 1 , vl n. wiw vxercises. Tne t sonnel of the local committee havi me program in cnarge assures the r cess of ' Tallahassee's movement honor its fallen heroes. FIGHTING STOCK :.' (,' '- '" 1 i "to.,! !. J .... titl . Captain Lindsay P. Johns was tured by the Cossacks in Siberia. escaped, with a private of his compa; and the Cossack commander wai cor peiiru BjwiUKiu ujettiy 10 ins COC mander of the American forces ! their detention. The captain li jo, graduate of Chicago university, tj years In the array and commissi): for service in the Philippines. e Ty. - Commxruier EVANOEllNE BQOTK cfUu&iJvitiaa. Aimy vlu) pjmrq in. WF 1 RE S o FAITH' Showing at Isis Friday, MEETING THE FOOTWEAR NEEDS OF MEN Correct style, comfort an wearing quality those are tt features of our shoes that appe. at a level that insures theft, at a level that insurces the ft est values. New high shoes in smart Er. lish. lasts in the newest cole and leathers. A guarantee of satisfacti goes with every pair of she- we pell, Shoes Bought of Us Shined Fr Anson's Shoe Stor A. & M. COLLEGE BUTTE WARFIELD'S COFFEE at Warfield's Help Yourself St By ElaeilndrcoTt TOT happy voice of children, as they pjayed around an old ci der preaa, wjiera tba older, people vera axac4 la cntaaUj: lata apples, came to th ears of Dtrt Thornton m he turned his runabout frpm the white road of the valley to eltmb Roan mountain to the pretty lit tle stone Iodo he h&4 visited every fall for 0t years. , Soxia day they, too, w onM be rudely dismast oned .about life, as be had been, thcught Dtva. Bat none of his vw n gloomy thonchta were reGected in thf pcena about him. The mellow fra franca pf late aotomn waa fn the air and hare and there a patch of crimson, the result of an earjy fro3t "glowed against the green of the trees. To the Jeft, U the Tf41y. an acre of golden ro4 rippled in the breeze, like a field pf grain ready for tha harvcaL The whistle of a bob hite. calling sweet and clear, sounded from a nearby anald. whera pmnpkina lay yellow la the fanlight A trumpet Tine spilled Its scarlet bloom riotously over the oak trees by the road. Be was going back against his U) and better Judgment. Fire years be fore he had built the little white lodge And furnished it out of his store of treasures, picked ap on his trayels all over ths world. They had planned to spend their honeymoon there be and Carolyn Maynard. But fate, in the person of another man, had interposed and Carolyn had jilted him and mar ried a young ambassador who had taken her abroad Immediately, Pare had pried open the old wound mm year by going back and lirlaf ever again his old lov affair. Now he was going back to pack up a ftw of his things, for hs had planned to sail the place to Cdmee Beynten, a young girl who was beginning to sell short sto ries to the magazines, ' He had met her at a little studio tea and bad come to like her wall enough to sell hsr hit little house of dreams, the dreams that bad nerer com true for him. Pba was coming up the next-day to look It orer. ' When' Pare WM half a mile away, he looked up and taw the lodge Uko a little whits flower. openUtg out of a green calyx. Bmoko attrlsd lastly from tho ohtmafj, . Pridently the old caretakey was ready for hlra, . As be stepped on the rustle porch, he saw a merry "tt! flr ot Black Jack legs crackling on tho old brass andirons that bad peon Ms mothers. A rough- basket of wild flowers hung outside tho door. Within gay pillows gars a feetlTo air .to his worn old leather couch and be saw ykelele dropped carelessly In tho comer, A Chinese tea set that he had picked up in Canton was on a wagonette and little blue flams homed under the ket tle. He stood in the doorway, a little amazed, wondering if his eyes did not deeetYa him. Vapy times he had pic tured the Bttlt bOttae bat, warm and iatfcmata and coxy, ; "Possession." said IDdmes Boyatpn, dressed In a dull bln araoek that half hid, half rereajsd the eurres of her young body as shs earns to meet him. "s pine pojnts cf the law, Mother and hart moTed la. Truthfully, we are stopping at the hotel on top of the "mountain, but X could not resist run ning dowij. here and getting things all homelike for you. Like ttf she ask ed, smiling fit his expression. "So much -that I can't think of setl ing the place now," ?. Suddenly a little pulse In his throat began to hammer with painful Insist ence. .He wanted to take- her. In his arms and kiss her where her shining black hair wared back, from her high white forehead. Be had always felt that she attracted him powerfully, but bumfd Child dreads , the fire, and baring been fooled by one woman had made him wary of ths so fleeing dmee Boynton against the back ground of his littr house of d resins that bad flowered into a real home un der the magie touch of her deft fingers made him realize that he had fallen in lore again, hopelessly, - happy In lore with the little story writer. He had believed that - romance '; had died out of the world for him. but lova can be born in the moon pf falling bios- soma as, well, as .in the springtime of life. "Are yen going' to make gut sorry that I came? It will be such a dis appointment not to stay here' . gbe turned away, her iipe quiretlng. "Do you think that you can write etories,loTs stories up here?" ; She smiled then and looked up at him. "There Is one disease that peo ple aerer. acknowledge,' ehe told him. "Writers .never admit that they can't rite anything they attempt to pro duce. The disease is fatal. One nerer reeeers. Won't you have some tea," ehe asked, . hospitably, "In your own house?" He tamed , and took both her Cut tering little hands to bis own. "If you , will promise to be partners and own half the house and and all of me!" he answered, tKs drew her Into his arms, and at the touch of herylelding young body all the old doubt and mis givings disappeared like magic and a happiness greater than he had ere' knowa flooded his heart 8ha bad taken his cold, empty little bouse and opened the window to the sunshine of lore, filling It with dreams, rosy dreams, the dreams that must Inev itably come true, "X love you he whispered passionately, "I love you, dear." Outside -a bird called a teader little mating note, and the answer came soft and sweer from a contented heart. There were steps on the porch and through the door came a vision. that Pave thought could sot be real. Car olyn Maynard. in the pale gray of wid owhood, was smiling at him. He went forward to meet her, bis arm still around the little story writer. ICvsn as he greeted her; this woman who had ones thrilled him. he wondered how her coming would affect him, but his pulse, save when he looked at the wondering Edmee, was Just as steady as usual, He might have been greet lag any char.ee acquaintance. He was conscious that Carolyn looked rather old, s trlfle'lblase, and her coinpl was made up too much for beauty, had been fortunate to escape her. found himself critically comparing' to the sincere naturally beautify tie creature who held his heart COUld be erer have loved Carolyn! The fair visitor did not tarry 1 Sbo realized, all too well that a aa of thirty caa not successfyllr pete with youth, at twenty. Thf eternal triangle!" exclsiq Edmee. when they were alone, think that I will write a lore now about you," she told him. "And . how will you end it V weetheartr be whispered, his Us her eyes and her mouth. "The hero and the lady who M his house rljcht away from him "Were married in the moon of Ing blossoms," he supplementod. "And lired happily ever after, .prophesied. Then in true house' Slam she ran to the wagonette, 1 kettle," she said dramatically, boiled dry." ft