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FLORIDA WEATHER. Partly cloudy and cooler Mon-Aiy- Tuesday fair with moderate north winds. J -v PRICE FIVE GENTS WORLD NEEDS CAPITAL CITY FLYERS START GRAYSON Ml NOT PAY HEED GULF RAILROAD TO BE SOLD AT RECORD FLIGHT ADIJIRAL WILL MORE COTTON THAN CAN GET TOURPLANJS, NOVfCOiafiill .. . V- - . - I-!--- - r T . , T - T ' " Florida for over 20yen. -r WTT XTA nrtrt - . . ! , . .... . ' , , ft "S"" ,' , -. . i VUiAAu-u.tA .PaNSACOLA. FLORIDA, TUESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 14, 1919. :- ' ' : METORNTRIP AT NOON TODAY Captain Smith of Pancho Villa Scout Fame Claims to Have , Beaten Time of Flying Par i son Maynard. PLANNED FROn RECEIVE CITY'S TO ANY RUTJORS I PUBLIC AUCTION LOCAL STATION ! WELC0C1E TODAY Further Restrictions of Cotton In the South Would Be a Calamity World Cotton Con gress Is Told. . OVER 500 DELEGATES ATTENDING CONVENTION One of Important Matters Be ing Discussed Is Revision of Foreign Exchange -Other Cotton Problems Considered. New Orleans, Oct. 13. John (A. Todd, professor of economics and Ox ford lecturer, told the world cotton conference here today the world needs more cotton than It can get, and furth er restriction of cotton in the south would be a calamity. President "Wannamake'r, of the Amf-rican Cotton association, assert fd cotton consumers must pay enough t,i make cotton as profitable as other crup.. U'annamaker said cotton had been -lie curse of the south. He said cot- ion restriction was not the result of a desire to profiteer but because rais ing other crops was more profitable. acreage of cotton until the price justi- ies it's being raised by well paid -ibor, and asserted that soldiers, white and negroes, were not going to return to cotton fields until conditions hange. . "The world's requirements are prac tically unlimited." said Todd, "Europe and Asia are bare of cotton goods. Their position today Is the same as before the war only worse. The world wants more cotton than it is getting and must hare it." He advocated increased production per acre,' and said, "the first necessity is to insure the planter a reasonable remunera tion." New Orleans. October 13. Delegates to the world cotton conference at. the first general, session hero' today,, per feetrd a temnorarv- organization- with William Tt. Thomnsol. of' New Or- Jeans as president. The temporary organization will have charge of , the -onferenys until Thursday when plans will be submitted for a permanent organization. Other temporary officers follow Vice presidents. Frank , H. Crump, of Memphis. Giorgio Eylius, of Italy; Sir "rank Warner, England and Fernand Hands, Belgium, and Charles Clerc, if France. Executive secretary Emile stier, New Orleans; recording sec- etary, Winston D. Adams. Charlotte, V. C: assistant secretaries. Arno S. earce, London; Eugene P. Guna, Ok- ahoma : W. S. Turner. Little' Rock and - C. Kickerman, Waco, Tex. -Sir. A. Herbert Dixon, of Manches r, head of the British delegation de ared in an address in response to J. YVannt maker, St. Matthews, S. C, "resident of the American Cotton as sociation, in the principal address de- -ered at the meeting of the growers roup declared that regardless of how "ort a crop was raised in the south 'i; demads for years would exceed supply. New ' fields in South cierica and the extreme southwest- 'nt United States he said could not erfere with the demand. ' John A. Simpson, of Oklahoma was ?cterl permanent chairman of the -roup. . -,, - V'ith more than 500 delegates from "irty-two nations in attendance. the orld conference, called for the pur e of organizing in i rnatiorially sr.d "vins cotton problems, opened with aparate meetings of eleven classes 'of conference. ... The tempoiry officers prior t3 the ls meetings formally opened the inference at a breakfast given them. ' B. Thompson, of New Orleans, ! president and Rufus R. "Wilson, of fl!iton, txecurtve secretary. The conference will be closed Thurs-J- Many of the plans are to be or!f f out in the class meetings and torted to Ihe general meeting for iption or rejection. " 0r. of the important matters to be ?n up is a revision of foreign t-x- American Cotton association, "tfrs who are prominent in the con- "r.ce here, onened headauarters for ttemhership drive and for the com- t:on of the organization of cotton s as divisions. i.ie deit-eates from England number "v?rity-fiv. rff lIa 1 ridsratM nH ton -cs. the largest number that na ; had ever sent to a conference In :r:sn nation, according' to Frank 'wuh. of Manchester. Among 86 ir Herbert Dixon and Sir ?es Hope Simpson. !'r- Joseph Dobenin is one of the "-no-Slovak representatives. HIPYARD HEAD AT MOBILE HAS BEEN FORCED OUT biie Oct. 13. The removal from Frank McLaughlin as gen manager and abolishment of a i cf smaller offices was an .. tonight by the Mobile Ship- -"ujr. xso reason xor tee given. Last Touches Have Been Added . and Special Train Equipment . Has Been Ordered Made Ready for Sunday. FEW RESERVATIONS REMAIN UNAWARDED County Organizations Expected to Wire for t Their Quotas To daySix Stops Will Be Made En Route to Tallahassee. Pensacola's centennial tour to Tal lahassee will leave the L. & N. station at 8:30 next Sunday night on a spe cial train consisting of five pullmans and a day coach. Stops will-be made at Milton, Crestview, DeFuniak, Bonl- fay, Chipley and Marianna and it is expected that large delegations of West Floridlans will join the Pensa cola boosters. The train will leave Tallahassee at 8:30 o'clock Monday night for the jreturn trip. The C. 'T. T. committee expects county chairmen to advise them by wire or special delivery mail as to the number of reservations required. Only a few remain and these are being held for the county organizations. If additional demands come in today further equipment will be ordered, and it is expected that more than 200 Pen- sacola boosters will make the tour to the capital city. Felo McAllister and Pete Rollo will go to Milton today to conduct certain centennial business find Mr. McAllis ter will continue on through the dis trict. Mayor Sanders will accompany the Pensacola delegation, as will also va rious otlier members of the city gov ernment. The . county will also be represented and the Klwanians and Rotarians have arranged to send dele gations. Persons who have not made reservatiots should do so today, either through the centennial tour committee or Mr. Burke , at the X & N. ticket office. LONGSHOREMEN -REFUSE TO HEAR TALK ON RETURN New York, Oct. 13. Thousands of longshoremen who massed tonight in Cooper . Union to vote on calling off the strike which virtually has tied up New Tork harbor, made it so evident thai they intended to stay out that their international officers abandoned their Intention of putting the question to a vote. GOVERNOR DID NOT SHOW UP IN WASHINGTON Learning Florida " Congressmen Had Saved State From Leper Colony Menace Executive Has to Cancel TripT Washington, Oct. 13. S e n a t o r s Fletcher and Trammell and Congress men Drane and Sears went to the fice of Surgeon lliue of the public health service today expecting to meet Governor Catts. of Florida, and, sev eral state officials to protest against the proposal to locate a federal leper colony on one of the islands off'tke Florida coast. The governor and the state officials failed to put in an appearance al though ' no word was received that they would not arrive and after wait ing half an hour the senators' end congressmen went away. f . Governor Catts ' last week issued a proclamation calling the. attOCion of the people of Florida .to the pro posal to locate the leper colony on the Florida coast and directing that the people send him petitions of protest against it to the Powhatan hotel, Washington, where he. said he would be Monday- and Tuesday. No word was received here that the governor and his party were not coming.' Late , this afternoon reservations made' at the Powhatan by the gov ernor were cancelled. It was later learned Governor Catts cancelled his trip but he sent no word to Washing-) ton about it. CAMPAIGN FOR LEAGUE LAUNCHED IN ALL ENGLAND London, Oct. 13. -A nation-wide campaign in . favor of . the . league of cations was opened this afternoon un der the presidency of Sir Horace B. Marshall, lord mayor of London, at the Mansion house. . For the occasion the league of nations union called to gether many leading British states men, an loreign amoassaaors, diplo mats and men prominent in all walks of life, churchmen, laborites, indus- tarlists. lawyers and scientists.' King George and Premier Lloyd Geo' ent messages Washington, , Oct. . 13. The . return trip of tbe.; trans-continental fliers will take place within the next lortv- eight hours and Sunday will not be considered a flying day and will not be counted in the flying time of the contestants it was announced from the office of the director of air service today. 'The men who have finished the first leg of the race will not be held a week but wi be held for 48 hours at least, excluding Sunday and may not remain for. more than 98 hours, exclusive of Sunday before starting the' return trip, except when their time of deptrture would not per mit them to arrive at the next sta tion before sundown.' Refreshed by an enforced over-Sunday rest, forty of the sixty-two orig inal starters in the army air service trans-continental race lined up today at controls all the way from Mineola to San Francisco, to take up the' trial completed Saturday by Lieutenant Belvin W. Maynard, Major Carl Spatz and Lieutenant E. C. Kiel, the three race leaders. Major Spatz and Lieutenant Kiel, the eastbound fliers wh landed here Saturday within twenty seconds (of each other after a nip and tuck race across the continent which Major Spatz is reported unofficially to have won by the remarkably narrow mar gin' of thirty-one - seconds in a 2,701 mile race, were working "the refurn trip within the ninety-six hour maxi mum time allowed by the air service between arrival at a terminus control and departure on the return flight. It was said their machines wpuld re quire elaborate overruling and the fitting of new - wing the oKT wings having been rendered unsafe by ; the buffeting of wind, rain and . know which they . encountered In. the flight east. .. San Francisco, Oct. .13. Lieutenant B. W. Maynard said today he would be ready to tart oa his return, flight to Mineola Tuesday. Lieutenant Maynard said he would use the same airplane - In which he flew westward across the continent. The machine was In perfect condition. he declared and thought it would not need any repairs. He expected to make much better time in his eastward flight, he said because the prevailing winds would be In his favor, r "I plan to start at 1:12 p. m. at the expiriation of the 48 hours minimum allowed at the terminus," said he. and explained that he supposed Sun day would not be Routed as part of that time. ; Otherwise he would be permitted to leave today, having ar rived Saturday at 1:12. Lieutenant Maynard said he had not received of ficial notice that the return trip of the army trans-continental flight would be held, but that he was to re port , to lieutenant General Hunter Liggett today for .orders. LieiXenant Maynard said he planned to try for a trans-continental record in November with a machine adapted particularly for speed, and hoped to fly from the Atlantic to the Pacific In two days. - - Mineola,' N. . Y.. Oct. 13. According to the record in Captain ' Smith's log book he has beaten Lieutenant May nard in the trans -con tintental race. Captain Smith's - figures show he flew of-Tfr0m San Francisco to Mineola in 24 against Lieutenant Maynard's 24 hours, 59 minutes and 48 1-2 seconds from Mineola to San Francisco. Cap tain Smith's claim to be . v.tor will 1 have to be officially verified before a decision Is made. Captain Smith said that but for. an accidit at Cleveland where he broke several parts of his machine in 'land ing, he would have beaten Major Spatz and Lieutenant Kiel here. . A leaky radiator which he : tried to patch up with corn meal found him arriving here with water flowing free ly from his radiator. He was anxious to be off on his return trip, he said, and was confident of winnlng the race. CaDtain Smith, who claims to be the victor in. the first lap of the trans. continental air race. Is 29 years .old and h;s had a picturesque career. He is a Calif ornian by ' birth and entered aviation in 1912 at Los An geles as a mechanic." His first experience as a flying man was in 1913 when he acted as aviator scout for the Mexican bandit Pancho Villa in the latter5 campaign against Victoriano Huerto. He subsequently returned to the United States and gave several exhibition flights in ma chines of his own constructions Captain Smith received his lieu- SHERIFF ADDS MACHINE GUNS TO EQUIPMENT ' Gary, Ind., Oct. 13. Pamphlets an nouncing a. plan to wrest control of Gary , from Federal troops were scat tered throughout downtown this after noon. Colonel TV. S. Mapes. com manding, said "It is the most danger ous situation we have had to deal with I but it will be dealt with accordingly. Says President Is Improving - Gradually, Though Slightly, Each Day, and Issues Bulle tins Accordingly. Washington, Oct. 13. "The presi dent's condition is about the same." said Dr. Grayson's statement tonight. He told newspapermen there !s a gradual , though slight improvement daily. : Cool weather ' Is aiding President Wilson's recovery, it was said at tho white house, a . decided drop in tem perature last night, following a day of almost continuous rain, having result ed in another restful night. The pres ident's physicians are Insistent how ever that danger of- a! setback in bis condition can be averted only by com plete rest for an indefinite period. For' several days the bulletins on Mr. Wilson's condition issued twice daily by Rear Admiral Grayson, his physician, have noted' slight improve ment, or -no cnange." Prior to the morning bulletin today there was no Indication that a more detailed state ment was contemplated. , After the , bulletin was ; Issued Dr. Grayson said he and the other physi cians attending the nresldent continue to stand on their bulletins and would not deny rumors as to the any discussions concerning ihem. Dr. Grayson said while he y would insist that the president remain quiet and not participate in affairs of state, some occasion might arise where he would have to give his consent to the president taking executive action. He added the president's mind y was clear and that he was perfectly capable of forming' instant judgement on any matter that might come up.. 'Dr. Grayson gav assurances that If ' any material 'change occurred in the pf esident's 'conUtion, "T the fact would be made known. Nothing would; be kept from the public if the president's condition should become suddenly critical, he said. While Indicating he has every con fidence in the president's ultimate re covery. Dr. Grayson feels that he must guard carefully against any possible relapse! A discussion of whether the presi dent is well enough to properly per- I form the duties of the presidency de veloped at an executive session of the I senate foreight relations committee to- I day when action was sought on a resolution requesting certain informa tion regarding Chinese-Japanese rela tions. A vote on the resolution and " sev eral other measures relating to foreign affairs was postponed on the objec tion of Senator Williams, of Mississip pi who. was said to have argued that in ; his present state of health the president should - not be called upon ror Information or action in such mat ters. . The president before the committee had been Introduced by Senator Poin dexter, republican of Washington, and would call upon the - president for a copy of a dispatch said to have been sent to the state department last Jan uary by the American minister at Pe king, .into Japanese-Chinese relations at some length. Senator Williams was said by com mittee members to have made a vig uruus protest against sending sucn a request to the white ; house in the present circumstances. It was t un derstood the case of President McKln ley's illness was cited, the senators ob jecting declaring in that instance the senate refrained as a matter of cour tesy from raising points requiring ac tion in 'foreign relations. To this some members of the com mittee were said to have replied that the critical conditions of Mr. McKin- ley was ; known to every one while the exact situation regarding the presi dent" s health now was the-subject of wide spread speculation." It was said there was no effort form ally to raise the question of Mr. Wil son's disability under the constitution.,- ' - White house officials resented pub lication of the report that the presi dent's condition was such that he could not attend to public business should the ' necessity arise. He could sign bills today if they were placed before him but we are not putting them before him," one of ficial said. - Those close to ' the president said they had every confidence he would regain his health, although he must continue to obey his physician's orders to remain in - bed for - an extensive period," and resign himself to the ut most quietude and relaxation. : There is no reason" why legislation now ready for the president's action should not be placed before him. Sec retary Tumulty said, but decision as to these rests with Rear Admiral Grayson, his personal physician. Bills now ready for executive action Include the prohibition enforcement measure and the amendments to the food con trol punishing profiteering and board - Ing, . ( Sale Will Be Held in Front of . : Passenger Station, on Donel son . Street by George Earl Hoffman, Special Master. The G-, F. & A. railroad will be sold today -at noon, at pdblic auction, un der the direction of Geo. Karl Hoff man, who has been appointed special master. The sale will take place in front of the passenger station, on Donelson . street, between Garden and Romans.. The C F. & A., which was or ganized by a number of business men of New Tork and Pensacola, went into the hands of . a receiver some time ago, and the sale is the after math of a foreclosure of a mortgage, to satisfy the claim of the Columbia Trust Company of New York. The attorney for this company, L. L. Lewis, Is in the city, and others here who are interested are John T. Steele, receiver of the G, F. & A, which holds the bonds. Walker D. Hlnes, director general of railroads, ' and the Louisville and Nashville railroad company, yester day filed suit in the United States district court for the sum of ( $109, 825.45. The Louisville and Nashville claims that this debt should be liqui dated before the trust Company satis fies the Indebtedness of other credi tors. H. C. Mandeville, of New York, represents the credirs of the G., F. & A. The property of the G., F. & A ex tends from Pensacola to Kimbrough, Ala., a distance of 142.52 miles, with a . branch line, which extends from Gateswood Junction, to Gateswood, Ala., a distance of 11 miles, and also docks and terminals at Pensacola which are -, pronounced the best south of Newport News. According to court rulings, the bid der must first deposit with the spe cial master, My. Hoffman the sum of fifty thousand dollars in cash or cer tified check;" acceptable to the special master, as a pledge that the bidder will make good his bid, if accepted. The deposit of any unsuccessful bidder will be returned, when . a higher bid has been accepted by Mr. Hoffman. Upon the confirmation of the sale, the purchaser "shall pay , the balance such amount as will discharge in full all of the receiver's certificates Issued in the case of Hubert C. Mandeville vs the G., F. & A., and all receiver certificates to satisfy those issued or to lie issued by the receiver of said railway company appointed in said cause in which Columbia Trust com pany is plaintiff, and all coupons ap pertaining to said certificates, or shall deliver said certificates and coupons to the special master for cancellation, The $50,000 pledge above mentioned shall be applied on account of the purchase price, and the purchaser shall make such other payment or payments in cash on account of the purchase price as said court may from time to lime direct. So much of the purchase price as nviy not be paid in the manner above described may be paid in cash or by delivery of first mortgage five per cent, gold bonds of . said railway company and unpaid coupons for crUt on account of the purchase price with the propor tionate, share due to the bonds ' and coupons so delivered from the net pro ceeds of sale. LONG ATTACK ON SHANTUNG IS ALL SENATE EFFECTS Washington. Oct. . 13. Another three hours attack on the the Shan tung provisions of the League- of Na tions by Senator Norrls. Republican, of Nebraska, and a ten ' minutes speech of the same character by Sen ator Borah, Republican, of, Idaho, con tained the sum total of the Senate's progress today on iyu.uc.i.tuii ui ii. peace treaty. Speeches will continue tomorrow, and although some leaders expect a vote on Shantung Wednes and Assistant District Attorney Rorke POLICE PROTECT JUSTICE RESULT BOMB PLOT FIND New York, Oct. 13. Members of the bomb squad were assigned tonight to protect Supreme Court Justice Weeks and Assistant Dlstlct Attorney Korke, i a result of a. detective sergeant finding anarchistic circulars attacking them. . v'; Federal agents are cooperating with the district attornty's office and the police In running down the authors of a manifesto which was signed "The American Anarchistic Federated Com mune Soviet of New York" and said by police to be the most radical yet dis covered. The circular appears to be the outgrowth of the ' police breaking up a mob of several thousand radicals who tried to march up Fifth Avenue recently without a permit. The de fendants are being tried on a charge of criminal anarchy. : . .. , Lieutenants Wright and Avery "Will Attempt to Hop From Pensacola to Rockaway, N. Y., Next Monday. Lieutenant Webst fright and L. C. J.Very of the Pensacola naval air station, will start Monday on a flight from Pensacola to Rockaway, N. : in two H-16A type flying boats. One part of their trip, from Cedar Key, Fla., to the St. John's river will be over land for 120 miles. The total distance is approximately 2,800 miles and will be accomplished in throe legs, one day. to a leg. Lieut Wright is to be in charge of the expedition and will pilot .one of the boats rIVi Machinist M. P. Cet k as assistant pilot. Lieut. Avery will be chief pilot of the second boat and will be assisted by Ensign Burr Chase. A crew 6f mechanicians will be as signed to each boat. ' Lieut. Wright admits that wind and wesrther will have rryjch to do with the success of the expedition, but as serts that, although the distance is nearly the same as from New 'York to Liverpool, he will have no trouble in making It If the weather Is favor able . The H-16A boats are two-Liberty motored and are the largest used at the local air station. Many hops to New Orleans and Mobile have been made, it being nothing unusual for pilots to make the round trip, in an afternoon. Last spring a number of the 16's flew to Cuba and manouever ed with the fleet ' in annual practice. Problly the most severe test on the present flight will cotne when the 120 miles made overland flight cross Flor ida is made, . because any failure of motor or plane would mean a forced, and probably fatal landing in the woods or Bwams., , AMERICANIZATION OF FOREIGNERS UP TO CONGRESS "Washington, Oct. 13. Amriicanlza tlon of fpreigaera ho jLe the, tu rned lIc effort of co.igrosa, declared Senator Kenyon, or Tow, chairman of the committee which returned today from an . investigation of the sleei strke in Pittsburg district. He said about half the steel workers were of foreign birth and cannot read, write, or speak English. CANDIDATES IN FIELD FOR ALL "GOOD" OFFICES Sheriffs Job Is One Most of Most Sought After Judge Bellinger Is Warned Mayor Sanders May Be Succeeded. Politics and-politicians are warming up these days, and many of the so called good jobs of the city and coun ty will be sought by many aspirants. In some cases announcements have been made publicly, and in others the candidates prefer to let their friends do the talking. It is quite -generally understood that Judge O. J. Semmes will be a candi date to succeed Mayor Sanders as city commissioner and it is also under stood that Judge Semmes is to be the only candidate. City Recorder M. E. Morey has an nounced, quietly, to be sure, that' he is going after the office now held by Henry Bellinger, judge of the county court. Judge Bellinger has held office for several terms, Is popular, capable and has, so far, been able to defeat all opposition. ' J. Lawrence Mayo, deputy in Sheriff Van' Pelt's office, has his eyes on the position now held by W. P. Rice. Mr. Rice "is clerk of the court of record and was appointed by Governor Catts. Mr. Mayo has talked over his "chances" with many of his intimates and be lieves he can win. City Commissioner Frank Pou had been mentioned for sheriff, but he de nies that he will be a candidate, and as he has intimated he "ought to know if any one does." A. Cary Ellis, head of the police department at the present time, and one time sheriff, will be a candidate to succeed Sheriff Van Pelt. . County Commissioner Gandy has de nied that he has aspirations to be sheriff but admits that he wants to succeed himself in District Xo. 3. L. W. Hardy, prominent as manager of the Molino fair, and county com missioner, is understood to have lean ings toward the circuit court clerkship. Mr. Hardy's would-be job ia now held by James Macgibbon, sometimes known as "the fighting clerk." A S. Edwards, superintendent of public Instruction, is another office holder who will have to put up a fight, to retain his present position. Jt is understood that . several candi dates are ready to put in bids for his office. y 1 Mayor and Committee Will Leave Palafox Wharf at Ten O'clock Aboard the Yacht Mercathades. COMMITTEE NAMED TO PLAN ENTERTAINMENTS . Benjamin S. Hancock Appointed to Head Body Which Will Ar range a Series of Fetes for .Visiting Naval .Men. The mayor with his committee of welcome, with members of the Red Cross, Knights of Columbus, Y. M. C. A., and the press, will leave Palafox wharf at 10 o'clock this morning aboard' Capt. Paul Stewart's yacht, Merca thades, and will make the Rochester, Admiral Plunkett's flagship a few minutes later. The committee will officially welcome the Admiral on be half of the cityof Pensacola and will extend to him the freedom of the city. " The committee met in Mayor Sanders' office yesterday and appointed an en tertainment committee who will arrange- suitable entertainments for the admiral and his officers later in the week. ' This committee will also ar range several affairs to be given in the honor of the officers and crews of the visiting fleet during their stay in Pen sacola. The mayor's committee of twenty five are Captain Christy, the new com mandant of the Navy Yard; Captain F. M. Bepnett. retiring commandant of the Navy Yard; Commander Johnson, commanding the Naval Air Station: Percy Hayes, publisher Pensacola News; Charles Hervey, manager of the San Carlos: Benjamin Hancock, post master; Benjamin Clutter, Clutter Musio House; J. H. Cross, commodore, Pensacola Yacht Club; John B, Per kins, U. S. marshal; E. R. Malone. president American National Bank; Hon. John S. Beard: Ellis Knowles. Knowles Insurance Company; R. P. Dorris, superintendent of terminals for the Texas Company? Captain Paul P. Stewart, general manager of .the Pensacola Shipbuilding Company: James C. Watson, Watson, Parker and Reese Company; Felo McAllis r, cnairman District Centennial Commit tee; J. S. Reese, president Peoples and Citizens National Bank; James White, county commissioner; J. H. Bayliss, centennial committee; Wayne Thomas, publisher Pensacola Journal; Charles W. Forum, Maxent Baseball Commis sion; John A. Jones, Isis Theatre; John B. Jones, city attorney; Dr. F. G. Renshaw, chairman of mayor's com mittee of 100, FlorMa Centennial; Dr. Louis DeM. Blocker, president of the Chamber of Commerce; Thomas A. Johnson, secretary and treasurer Bruce Dry Dock Company. This committee with the secretaries of the Red Corss, Knights of Columbus, and the Y. M. C. A., will accompany the mayor aboard Captain Stewart's' yacht, the Merca thades. , 'The committee yesterday selected Benjamin S. Hancock as chairman of the entertainment committee to ar range for the entertainment of Ad miral Plunkett and the officers and " crews of the fleet during their stay in Pensacola. Mayor Banders select ed -the .following gentlemen to serve with Mr. Hancock: John A. Jones, Percy Hayes, John Holtzclaw, Charles Hervey and J. H. Cross. Mr. Hancock stated yesterday that a luncheon would be tendered the admiral later in the week and that a series of entertain- ' ments for the officers and men would be arranged form time to time during their stay here. Admiral Plunkett's flagship, the TJ. S. S. Rochester arrived in port yes terday morning. The Rochester was Admiral Sampson's flagship at San tiago and at that time was known as the New York. When a later battle ship was built, the present Rochester took the name Saratoga, and later wai changed to Rochester. She Is about 12,000 tons and is rated as an armoretf cruiser. , . The admiral arrived In Pensacola late yesterday and will go aboard his ship early this morning. ' ATTY. GENERAL' PREPARES TO HIT FOOD PROFITEERS Washington, Oct. 13. In anticipa tion that legislation to stop profiteer ing would soon become effective the department of Justice is putting the final touches to its plana for tne nro- j cedure when the new weapons are available. Attorney General Palmer today called a meeting of Secretaries Glass.. Houston. Wilson and others who conferred on the matter nearly three months ago. Another conference will be held soon Secretary Baker today cancelled his Instructions for distri bution of the army's surplus sugar on learning that only two and a half months'. advance supply was on hand. EPISCOPALIANS AVOID SPILT ON PRAYER REVISION Detroit, Oct. 13. Possibility of a breach among the dioceses making up the Protestant Episcopal church in America, because of the prayer book revision, seemed lessened tonight when it became known the issue would like ly be crowded out this session. . i II i i '.i : t 1 1 f - P ft (