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Generally fair Saturday and q.nday rising temperature In northern Alabama with gentle north winds. Read the Real Estate Advts. In today's Journal. To sell or rent Beal Estate, advertise. In The Jour nal. The Journal has been the lead ing Real Estate medium In West Florida for "over 20 years. VOL. XXII NO. 276. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA; SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 18, 1919. PRICE FIVE CENTS NNIAL I LAST RALLY FQR GENIE HELD MCE TREATY NEARER TO RATIFICATION ro More of Proposed Fall Amendments Were Eliminated During Yesterday's Debate in the Senate. INLY TWO MORE ARE YET TO BE VOTED ON upreme Council of Peace Con ference in Paris Plans to Make Pact Operative and Will Name Coordination Commission. Washington, Oct. 17. After a brief fate and without the formality of , record vote the senate today threw jut two more of the amendments rritten into the peace treaty by the reign relations committee. These amendments, lntroducad by .nator Kali, republican of ' Mexico, a! for their purpose the curtailment f the power of American representa :vej on the reparations commission of ::e international body set up to fix aJ collect Germany's reparation bill. Only two of the foreign relations emmittee'a forty six amendments ow remain to be voted on. Both elate to equalization of voting :rength in the league of nations as ?mbly. Farls. Oct. 17. Immediately after prmal ratification of the treaty of leaee with Germany, the supreme ouncil of the duties of which will ,be decide what bodies shall have juris- iction over matters not definitely as gned by the treaty. This commis on will in a way carry on part of the ork which has been performed by iC supreme council which is expected ) close soon. XMiife? tiyth 'United Statici conp : represented on tnis, coordination mmisslon until she ratifies the trea . General regret id apparent over - impossibility to start off all the emissions under the treaty with a :!1 membership from the great pow a as it would bo much simpler if all e permanent members of the various mmission could begin work simul ineously. In the Rhineland the Bel an. French and British members of w inter-allied commission, of which i American will be the fourth mem- ?r, will probably be empowered by eir governments to proceed witn Ail administration in spite of the ict the Rhineland convention requires mpricm cooDeration. In American cupled territory military control will continued by common consent un '. the United States senate ratifies e treaty and makes the establisb rt of rivll c-ovemment Dossible. 7- ,!-.o,l-r. AAmmtafllnn will (ive lesser powers than those held v tho sunreme council. Its members not be plenipotentiaries but will fe retired to refer important matters o their various foreiffn offices for de- ion. This commission will deal wun ;a:ters relatlnsr only to the German eaty and will not indulge in the gen- ral discussion of Russian. Turaisn other international problems. The eation of the coordination commis on will end the "international foreign ce" as the supreme council Has n termed. The various foreign oi- :M will fnni-Hnn as usual. The work of the American delega- will be largely advisory but there a eeneral dlsnosltion to consult merican representatives on all im 'nant matters relative to tne execu on of the treaty terms. HUNS INDIGNANT AT HIGH COST OF ARMY OCCUPATION Berlin. Oct. 17. Indignation was ex- ??a today by members of the bud- (ommission of the national as- when the national treasurer ounced the cost of maintainance '' annies of occupation and various wtrol commissions would be from 2,- iXOi'i to 3,000,000,000 marks an-:i'- The commission reported that 3? 'Iraia on the national treasury d 'tventually react on the en and expressed the hope that the J of the occupying armies would ' sraJually reduced. . THREE MEN WITH 00 GALLONS OF UQUQR HUNTED Mn!rSburg:- Va- ct- 17. Masque 's as federal agents, three young e men , . i . . . nisi nigiu weni i : me t Mrs. James E. Sullivan nauled away approximately r-undred gallons of whiskey. Sul - operated a saloon and the whis- . "i eigm Darreis was 1 irom tvia ii i , j ;Ji erpd 8inc prohibition went y In?' The lio-uor was hauled j i,,. n 'arge trucks and la h!i!vri a- taken to Richmond. Po scarchinir v. Women of America to be Enlisted In Fight Against High Cost of Living Washington, Oct. 17. A 1 1 o r n e y General Palmer and official associates in their fight against high cost of living determined today to enlist the women of America by appealing to them to inaugurate real household economy which will ' offset the "buy now- propaganda of the trades . peo ple. Another Important decision was to release more surplus government food supplies. ' The release of government suDDlies will be contingent on whether the de- CONFERENCE IS AGAIN UNABLE TO TilAKE TERTilS I Labor Group Displays Less Im patience and Possibility of Ultimate Agreement Appears to Be Brighter.' Washintgon, Oct. 17. "Without reaching a decision on the recogni tion of the right of workers to bar gain collectively, the national indus trial conference this afternoon ad journed until Monday. The declara tion for collective bargaining and a substitute offered by the employers was referred back to the central com mittee,. - "With the introduction of the resolu tion by the capital group giving its views as ; to the right of collective bargaining, a spirit of conciliation was manifest today In the national Industrial conference. ... Sheppard, head of the railway conductors" brotherhood,' said-he saw In the resolution a sincere effort at a closer cooperation between labor and capital in the meeting and declared in . his opinion the gathering was "just gettincf down tr business." Announcing the impatience manN fested by the labor group Thursday had now given way to a willingness to wait any reasonable length of time, Mr. Sheppard said his group saw ev ery prospect of a harmonious adjust ment of the differences existing be tween the right and left wings of the conference as a result of the employ ers" resolution. The resolution by the capital group, which Chairman Harry A. "Wheeler said had been assented to by eleven of the fourteen members present, fol lows: Resolved, That without in any way limiting the right of wage earners to refrain from joining in any associa tion to deal directly with his employ er as he chooses the right of wage earners in private as distinguished from government employer to organize in trade and labor unions in shop in dustrial councils, or other lawful form of association, to bargain collectively, to be represented by representatives of their own choosing in negotiations and adjustments with employers in respect to wages hours of labor and other conditions of employment, js recognized; and the right of the em ployer to deal or not to deal with men or groups of men who are not his em ployees and chosen by and from among them is recognized; no denial is in tended . of the right of an employer and his workers voluntarily to agree upon the form of their representative relations." This was understood to outline the utmost concessions which the cap ital group was prepared to make. J. "W. O'Leary, of Chicago, a member of the group, told the conference ' no one knew better than the employer the value of - cooperation with . the workers In , securing productive effi ciency. . He added, however, any agreement outlining the relations of the two must be arrived at with a clear understanding." repeating for mer protests against "the pressure of any one specific issue." . "We never have denied the right of organization and of collective bar gaining, as we understand the term," said he. ' "My faith is In the government of the United States, and not in the em ployers, employes, or the public alone, he said. AMERICAN LEGION TO ASK THAT NOV. 11 BE A HOLIDAY New York, Oct. 17. Chairman of the state organizations of the Ameri can legion throughout the country will urge the governors of their states to declare November 11 the first anni versary of the armistice, a legal holi day as "American Legion Day," in accordance with instructions "sent out today from national headquarters here by Henry D. Undsley, chairman of the national executive committee partments are able to spare them. x Deduction In prices is inevitable, It was said if economy is practiced. In undertaking to stimulate patri otic refusal to be stampeded into buy ing clothes simply because the design ers change the styles from six to eight times a year It was said a speaker who will go into every state will point out that some eight to thirty five percent is charged for style Itself and that proportionate amount will be Baved by reducing style changes to a reasonable number. LANSING URGES PEACE TREATY BE AD OPTED NOW Amendments Can Be Made Later He Tells Hearers Says Class Imperialism Threatens Country With Destruction Albany, New York. Oct. 17. Secre tary Lansing pleaded for adoption of the league of nations in its present form in an address here tonight "if for no other reason than that to reject it would be to discourage future at tempts" to avoid war. He said ; if necessary ' the covenant . could be amended later. Issuing a warning against "closs imperialism" he said democracy was In danger from with in 'rather than from without. In warning against class imperial ist!, Lansing called attention to the problems confronting the country and said "the rights of particular classes over other classes of the population 13 being preached in the streets and appeals to selfishness, envy and .. ig norance, under the guise ofjustlce, are being sent ' fmdmsTthroudutTihS land." " - ; . :" SHIPPING BOARD SOUNDS WARNING TO LONGSHOREMEN "Washington, Oct. 17. Warning to striking longshoremen on the Atlantic coast that steps to operate govern ment ships without them are in con templation was contained in a state ment issued today by the shipping board. It was understood troops might be employed to handle the ships in port as in the case of transports. The statement follows: The delay on the part of longshore men on the Atlantic coast in aband Ing their unauthorized strike in vio lation in their agreement to abide by the awards of the national adjustment commission makes IV, necessary for the United States shipping board to give immediate consideration to the working of the ships under its control. "This delay is resulting in great in convenience to the public, in a serious interruption in the operation of the merchant marine, and in an ap palling economic waste. This is a condition which cannot be permitted to continue, and a remedy must be found at once to sustain these awards and carry on the business of the country. CONDITION OF PRESIDENT IS REPORTED GOOD Washington, Oct. 17. Definite im provement in President Wilson's con dition was noted in a bulletin tonight by Dr. Grayson and four physicians called for consultation. The prostatic condition is said to be greatly im proved, and no operation will be nec essary. The swelling of the prostate gland was so reduced that a simpli fied form of treatment can be insti tuted. The general ..condition of the president, it was said, remains good. REGULAR TROOPS ARE BEING SENT INTO SILESSIA New York. Oct. 17 The provisional ivisinn of five thousand United rStates regulars assigned for service In American occupation in Germany sailed tonight on the transport Pres ident Grant." Troops comprising the Fifth and Fiftieth . infantry regiments are expected to eventually be sent to Silesia to supervise the plebiscite there. SENATE ADOPTS HOUSE COTTON REPORT PROPOSAL Washington. Oct. 17. Without de bate or a record vote, the Senate today adopted the House joint resolution authorizing the . secretary of agricul ture to issue on Nov. 2 a supplemen tary cotton estimate as for October 25 next NAVY BWS1EN GIVE CONCERT AID CENTENNIAL Musicians From U. S. S. Roches ter Give Pensacola Boosters a ' Musical Treat . at Mallory Court Serenade. DR. RENSHAW HAS VISION OF VICTORY Both He and U. S. Marshal Per kins Believe Pensacola Will Win the Victory Centennial by Every Rule of Justice. Pensacola's campaign to " bring the victory centennial to the city in 1922, had Its local wind-up last night, when the band from the U. S. S. Rochester, flagship of the third r squadron, de stroyer force, now in port, gave an ex cellent concert at Mallory Court. The musicians under the direction of Bandmaster Mayo gave their audience a treat and were heartily applauded at the end of each selection. The sere nade was held , in connection with an exceedingly brief program of speaking. Dr. F. G. Renshaw, chairman of . the committee of 100, and U. S. Marshal Jame B. Perkins, made, the only talks. The Phunmakers Trio" sang "Pensa cola Town," from the San Carlos bal cony. - It was a successful celebra tion and the several thousand people present were much pleased. ' The sea-going bandsmen from the Rochester - were the real show of the evening, and the major part of the time was given over to 'them. Band master Mayo, had an excellent selec tion for the concert and from over ture to finale, the,, entertainment was one big success. r. Mayo Is a cor netist. of unusual ability, and in addi tion to directing tn other bandsmen. .&L4s4UsLaajj ; lr. -Renshaw, in explaining the fight Pensacola has put up. to be designated as the centennial city, said that the delegation to the capital city Monday will bring back the purchase show neatly and appropriately wrapped up. U. S. Marshall J. B. Perkins, re ferred to claims made by Jacksonville adherents that Pensacola has no va cant houses to take care of centennial crowds. Mr. Perkins said he admitted the charge and that if Jacksonville had the vacant houses it showed she was "a dead one and was undeserving" of the centennial anyway. "By every rule of justice the centennial belongs to us" he declared. A feature of the evening was the singing by the Phunmakers Trio, con sisting of Harry Wagggnheim, John A. Jones and John Frenkel? accompanied by the Glacier Park Jazz Trio, the Phunmakers sang "Pensacola Town" a decided hit. Members of the U. S. S. Rochester band are: Bandmaster Mayo, Assis tant Bandmaster S. Liza so, L. H. Roseman, R. Bowman. J. F. Wells, A. J. Graham, R. S. Walls, A. Garry, W. B. Cross, E. . Clamor, A. Grepo, J. F. Sawyer, and Messrs. Domin, Donovan, West. Weidener, Dela Porta, Petro wicz. Ruff, Rogers and Offenbach. The centennial committee is "very grateful to Admiral Plunkett for put ting the band at their disposal. They also wish to thank Charles Hervey for his assistance in connection t with the Phunmakers Trio, the city com missioners and all others have helped to stake the campaign. Following the concert, the musicians were invited to the Army-Navy club where refreshments were served by the War Camp Community Service. SIXTH FLYER IS KILLED IN AIR OVERLAND RACE . a?- St. Paul, Nebraska, Oct. 17. Lieu tenant Cameron Wright in charge of the landing field here for transcon tinental air racers, was instantly kill ed this afternoon when an airplane in which he was a passenger went into a tail spin and fell two hundred feet. Cleveland, Ohio, Oct. ; 17. Lieuten ant B. W. Maynard, the flying parson, leader of the eastbound airman on return trip, landed here this afternoon. He was followed three minutes later by Lieutenant J. T. Richter. Both will remain here tonight-' Chicago, Oct. 17. Captain L. H. Smith, leader of the westbound re turn trip flyers. In the air derby, land ed here this afternoon to spend the night, v ' . ,' . EXPORTERS WANT EARLY ACTION ON PEACE TREATY New York, "Oct- 17. Early ratifica tion of the peace treaty is urged In a resolution adopted today in the closing session of the convention of the Amer ican Manufacturers' Export Associa tion here today. . Mine Workes Declare Coal Prices Should Not Be raised as Prosed Indianapolis, Oct. 17. International headquarters of the United Mine Workers of America issued ' a state ment today saying it is reported plans are made for increase in the price of coal a dollar a ton next week and de claring there is no reason for it, as the strike Is not due until November first.- It is said operators who used to make ten cents a ton profit have been making a dollar a ton the last two years. . "It has come to our notice that in many places announcement is made that the price of coal will be advanced one dollar a ton this week," the state- NC-4 PLANE OFF TODAY ON HOP TO GULF PORTS Lieutenant - Commander Read and Trans-Atlantic Flying Boat Will Be in Pensacola Be fore November 5. Washington, Oct. 17. The trans-At- j lantic seaplane NC-4 with her pilot, Lieutenant Commander Read will leave Washington tomorrow on a pro longed tour of the South Atlantic and gulf ports and the Mississippi and Ohio valleys, , It will be on ex hibition in the principal cities from one. to four days. The navy schedule showing the days on which it leaves various points includes Savannah, October . 27; . Jacksonville, October 30; Miami, November 3: Pensacola, November s 5 JlMemphls, .November 6. Then on the swing back it will be in Greenville, Mississippi December .5. GOVERNMENT MAY RELEASE MORE SURPLUS FOODS Washington. Oct. 17. Release of additional supplies of food held by the government, particularly sugar, was discussed todav at a meeting of the official cabinet committee on the high cost of living, but no decision was reached. Other steps in the govern ment's campaign to combat high prices was discussed and it was announced that "progress." had been made. Secretary Daniels, who was present for the first time " said he and At torney General Palmer and Secretary Baker would, meet soon to discuss whether the military departments of the government had any surplus food which could be released to the public. Mr. Daniels said he had sufficient sugar for the navy for six months, but wanted- to know before he re leased any,, whether he would be able to obtain supplies when he went into the market again. FIFTEEN THOUSAND AMERICAN TROOPS REMAIN IN FRANCE Paris, Oct. 17. The actual number of American troops now in France is less than fifteen thousand, and is rap idly diminishing, General W.D.Connor, commanding the American troops in France, said today. Within a month virtually all will be gone, he added, as the task of repatriating German prisoners is completed except for four or five Germans 111 in hospitals. CRESCENT CITY ' SCREWMEN WILL DELAY STRIKE New Orleans, Oct. 17. Conditions at the river front here were consid erably improved today although white and negro longshoremen still remain on strike. . Union screwmen having agreed to submit their wage demands to the national adjustment commission the longshoremen were without the expectea support or tnat class of workers. ' PRESBYTERIANS REFUSE TO ACT ON PEACE TREATY Nashville,; Tenn., Oct." 17 Th Ten nessee synod of . the - Presbyterian church-in the United States in ses sion at Brownsville. Tenn.. today de clined to take, action regarding the peace treaty now before congress, the members being unwilling, it was sta ted, to make any deliverance on what they considered a political issue. ment said:- "It win te well for the public, to bear In mind the fact that the strike does not take place until the first of November and that the strike order directs all soft coal min ers to remain at work until that date. There will be no suspension of oper ation to know that there is no reason why the price of coal should be in creased at this time." The full , scale committee represent ing miners and operators in central competitive fields were asked by Sec retary. Wilson today to meet with him Tuesday in effort to avert the threat ened strike soft coal miners Novem ber 1. The invitation was accepted. PENSACOLA BAY BAPTISTS ARE IN CONVENTION Rev. J. A. Ansley Is Moderator and A. S. Edwards Clerk Sessions Being Held at East Hill Church. The thirty-third annual session of the Pensacola Bay Baptist association convened here yesterday, with a large attendance, features of the meeting being reports of the B. Y. P. U. Slid Sunday School committees discussion of morals and public welfare. Elec tion of messengers to state and south ern Baptist conventions, and election of members of the state board of mis sions, will be taken up also at this session. ' j . - The -convention opened at the East HiljBaptist church a - 8 : 30 .1 o'l-Iock Friday morning, with devotional exer cises by the Rev. A. C. Odom, Jr., pastor of the church. The opening at tendance was the largest in the his tory of the association, and a record attendance is expected throughout the the three day session. From 9:30 until 11 o'clock, Satur day morning, a number of business matters were given attention. Rev. J. A. Ansley of the First Baptist church was elected as moderator of the association. A S. Edwards was elected clerk, and B. L. Roberts, treasurer. Rev. A. C. Odom, Judge E. D. Beggs and Messrs. Gentry, Hanks and Hardy were chosen as a committee on nomi nations. For digest of church let ters, those acting as a committee are H. L. Campbell, R. M. Merritt and L. L. Hanks. Rev. J.. T. Fillinghim was elected last year to fill the pulpit during the sermon hour of this association, but on account of illness he was unable to attend, and the committee in charge appointed Rev. L. M. Brock of Gon zalez to fill the vacancy. Representatives from" the Bratt, Brent, Gonzalez, Klondyke, Molino, Oak Grove, Olive, East Hill Baptist, and Union Hill and Shore Grove Bap tist church are in attendance at the sessions. The afternoon session was devoted to call for church letters, enrollment of messengers, and reports of execu tive board and treasurer. ' Reports following committees were made yesterday afternoon and last night: Sunday School and B. Y. P. U. Joe Cartright, chairman. Religious literature C. E. Graham. Public morals and - social welfare John Hudson. WOMEN HAVE HAND IN ENFORCING THE ANTI-H. C. OF L. ACT London. Oct. 18. (By Associated Press) Women are to 'have an im portant part in enforcing the anti profiteering act under instructions for its enforcement issued by Sir Auch land Geddes, president of. the 'board of trade. Local authorities in England, Scot land and Wales are instructed to ap point local committees, two members of which must be women, to Investi gate all complaints arising from the sale at retail of the articles to which the anti-profiteering act may be ap plied from time to time, by the board of trade. Complaints must be heard in pub lic except in particular cases and books or documents must be : treated as confidential if the'owner.so desires. The committee may' either dismiss the complaint or if satisfied the profit is unjust, require the seller to repay the amount paid in excess. The com mittee also may cause the arraign ment! of the profiteer in" court where he will be liable on conviction to a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprison ment not exceeding three- months or both, PETROGRAD HAS BEEN ENTERED BY YUDENITCH Soviet and Bolsheviki Forces Are Apparently Being Driven . Back Along Entire Front Ex cept Near Riga. ADMIRAL KOLCHAK ! ADVANCES IN EAST Bolshevik . Forces on Line of River Tobol Ordered to Retire Before Onslaught of Head of All-Russian Government. London. Oct. 17. Bolshevik wire less communication received here re ports stubborn fighting about six and a half miles west of Krasnaia Gorka and in the region of Krasnoy E Seld and Gatchlna, also about fifteen miles northeast of Pakov. A wireless from Moscow says that eleven "enemy tor pedo boats are bombarding Krasnaia Gorka. Stockholm dispatch re ceived here says the army of General Yudenitch entered the suburbs of Pe trograd Thursday afternoon. . Soviet troops are reported to be leaving Petrograd, a mutiny among the men having broken out. In any event advices indicate the Yudenitch forces are encountering feeble resist ance. Bofshevik troops are said to have captured Kiev, but in this region the situation Is obscure. It was reported last week Kiev was in the hands of General Petlura's Ukranian army which advanced against General Den--ikine'4eft-flank following Petlura's declaration of war on the Cossack chieftain. Further details of the situation south Of Moscow .have not been re ceived, but it appears the Bolshevik armies in that region are launching counter attacks against' General Den ikine's lines. With the exceptl6n of the capture of Kiev, the bolsheviki seem to have been repulsed along the new front. There is also some uncertainty as to the exact situation in Lithuania, where Russian and Lithuanian forces are ' mobilized. Lithuanian troops have been ordered to advance against Shavli, in the government of Kovio. If this movement should be carried out, the Lithuanians would be in the rear or the German-Russian forces which advanced against Riga last week and have since Friday been reaching Lettish troops in that city. In the mean time Admiral Kolchak head of the all-Russian government at Omsk and commander of the anti Bolshevik elements on the east' Rus sian ' front is advancing rapidly in pursuit of the Soviet armies which have been ordered to retire. The lo cation of the line of battle in this re gion has not been reported recently, but it is known to be west of the To bol river which flows northward through the eastern foothills of the Urals. " Stockholm, Oct. 17. General Yuden itch, whose northwestern army is marching on Petrogard. has been re inforced by trogps commanded by Prince Peter Lleven and volunteers from Archangel, who now form the vanguard of the advance on the for mer Russian capital, according to a Helsingfors dispatch to the Dagbla det. (A London dispatch received last Saturday stated that Prince Peter Lieven was superintending the co-ordination of- forces commanded by Colonel Avaloff-Bermondt and Gen eral Von der Goltz,. which have been fighting in and around Riga for sev eral days.) Esthonian forces are reported not to have advanced materially but ' no further advances by the Russo-Ger-man troops along the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland have been made. The defeat of the Bolsheviki before Petrograd is said- to have due to a lack of discipline, as they have plenty of ammunition and guns. The Bolshevik front has been broken at several places, and the Soviet re serves are Insufficient to check the advance of the Yudenitch forces. A terrific bombardment by the Brit ish fleet in the Gulf of Finland pre ceded the capitulation of the great Russian fortress and naval base of Kronstadt, according to advices re ceived here. An official Russian statement con firms the capture of Catchina and Krasnaia Gorka on the coast of the Gulf of Finland by General Yuden itch. Gatchina was stormed after a short bombardment." the Bolsheviki fleeing when the northwestern army charged with bayonets.