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Tlorida weather.
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.
ro More of Proposed Fall
Amendments Were Eliminated
During Yesterday's Debate in
the Senate.
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.
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. .
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
' The release of government suDDlies
will be contingent on whether the de-
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
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.
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.
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." " - ; . :"
"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.
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.
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
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
Musicians From U. S. S. Roches
ter Give Pensacola Boosters a
' Musical Treat . at Mallory
Court Serenade.
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.
. 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 ' . ,' .
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
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-
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.
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.
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.
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. '
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.
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,
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
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.
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
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
Soviet and Bolsheviki Forces
Are Apparently Being Driven
. Back Along Entire Front Ex
cept Near Riga.
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
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
" 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.

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