Newspaper Page Text
Read the Real Estate Advts.
in today Journal. To sell or rent Real Estate, advertise In The Jour nal. The Journal has been the lead- lng Real Estate medium In West Florida for orer 20 years. FLORIDA WEATHER. r sun lay and Frobably Mon i h gentle variable winds. XXII NO. 277. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA. SUNDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 19, 1919. PRICE FIVE CENTS iVi-" . COAL MINER PLAM STRIKE NOV. 1 CENTENNIAL SPECIAL IS: READY TO GO IRIKE OF COAL KRS APPEARS Id BE CERTAIN Efforts to Avert Walk-Out of Half Million Men Unavailing, It Is Announced, Following Series of Conferences. IINERS HOLDING OUT FOR FIVE DAY WEEK ners Are Charged With Try ins to Freeze the Country Into Acceptance of Impossible De mands by Operators. n'ishinston, Oct. 18. There' seemed Hitl- hope tonight of averting: a : .kf of the half million soft coal - nrs rawed ior lAovemoer J. aner.a ries of conferences of labor leaders re ;mcl telephone talks with others, esuiont Ijcwia of the United Mine Aorkois of America, announced they U go out unless all demands, In .idir.fr the five-day week are granted ..praters. Standing by their refusal to shorten e weekly schedule and refusing to .'n negotiations unless the strike dor is withdrawn operators charged incrs with trying to freeze the coun- into acceptance of impossible de ands. Indianapolis, Oct. 18. A telegram it to Director General of Railroads .'a'ker D. HInes, following a meet- 5 yesterday of the- coaj mine opera rs and coal dealers of Indiana ask .? that more cars for moving coal be T.Lshed the minea of the- state, was I public here this morning.. Thol Sliest was made by, the operators i dealers, they said, in view of the fatened strike of miners (November ap!3 that all open top cars be used -rin? the remainder of this month, vlnsively for moving coal. The action of the operators and iters follows closely a statement ven out by the miners yesterday de irin? a movement on foot to increase "ies of bituminous coal was un :stified as the production of coal has t lessened and that the miners have -rted to work steadily until Xovem- 1. The statement further charges at any increases in the prices of coal w can be viewed only "as plain "ryday profiteering." The operators who Joined in the cram to Director Hines said this rning that a panicky market is i:s!ng an Increase in prices and that to is a tendency on the part of -vers to offer higher than market m for coal. , ACTION HEADS I FIUME COME TO OPEN BREAK orces of Occupation Under An nunzio Lay Heavy Levy on City and Disturbances Are Be coming Frequent. F:nme. Thursday. Oct. 16. Prof. leader of thft Italian nnnula. Fiume, who recently came to opei break with Captain Gabriele Ar.r z;o. has left the city for an '5"'i destination. His business as- were left In conduct of his Curing his absence, but are k '' give any Information as to ! son for Prof. 3anella's . de- .t- :jr.. Despatches received here from ! S at. 1 1 n 4hA .(fw stavr.,1 oniy an hour, -"ur'. arices are renorted throueh- " F:'Jme and a large part of the interests are understood to over to the support of Prof. -.i i ...cause of a heavy levy hav- laid upon the town by the C. 1 ' occupation. d'Annunzio hai prohibited J" in Fiume of the Corriere lella 0: Milan because of the "hos-a'-uie of the paper toward The Milan newspaper has fi a cold reserve toward the '-" enterprise. "t Orlando, son of the -.t'.bn premier, who Is in ; t volunteer, has "challenged r-'.turione, another supporter r 'i'Annunzio. to fight a duel - .v . . : ' r- . i j.. vciiiuriuue in a.uurea- n e in a theatre here made ".4. r u-ks upon the elder Or- SSW115fc 1 MKTFRS' P1FPMF TO WMF I t ' III'' 11 - Rear-Admiral Charles P. Plunkett, commanding the third squadron, United Statas Destroyer Force, wai formally welcomed to the City of Pensacola by Mayor Sanders and a delegation of , prominent) citizens r'tast Tues day. Admiral Plunkett, accompanied by Captain Laning, Captain Overstreet, Lieut. Commander Bunkley and other officers of his staff, received the delegation which included the following: Captain Christy, Capt. F. M. Bennett, Commander Johnson, Col. Mauidin, Mayor Sanders, Ben Hancock, Ben Clutter, J. H. Cross, Ellis Knowles, R. P. Dorris, Charles B. Hervey, Capt. Paul P. Stewart, F. G. Crenshaw, J. C. Watson, Felo McAllister, J. S. Reese, Wayne Thomas, J. H. Bayliss, C. W. Forum, J. A. Jones, J. B. Jones, Dr. F. G. Renshaw, Drl L. DeM. Blocker, T. A. Johnson, Jack Holtzclaw, H. W. Thompson, City Commissioner Hinrichs. . . ! FLYING PARSON FIRST TO FINISH ARMY CONTEST At Speed of Nearly Two Miles a Minute Return Trip Across Continent Through Rain, ' Snow and Fog. Mlneola. X. Y., Oct. 18. Steering by compass and flying at an average speed of nearly two miles a minufc across the continent and return through snow, fog, clouds and rain, Lieutenant B. W. Maynard, the flying parson of North Carolina, landed at Roosevelt field this afternoon, the first aviator to finish in the army's great reliability contest. He made the round trip in approxi mately ten days and five hours. Under the rules, however, the eighteen hours he spent In changing motors in Ne braska must count as flying time. Ho now plans to fly from Mineola to San Diego with only one stop, that at Dallas. PEACE TREATY DEBATE SHIFTS BACK TO IRISH "Washington, Oct. 18. Peace treaty debate in the senate shifted to the Irish question today, Senator Walsh, democrat of Montana, starting- a sharp discussion of the subject by calling up his resolution to declare the United States should bring the question of Irish freedom before the League of Nations as soon as it becomes a member. . . , ' . Senator "Walsh declared the United States would be 'responding to the overwhelming sentiment of the Amer ican people If it ' declared in the League of Nations for Irish inde pendence. ' . Senator Penrose of Pennsylvania asked whether the United States could not do more for Ireland if it had six votes, like. the British empire, in the league assembly and Senator Walsh replied in the negative, declaring .f action were taken, the decision must be unanimaus. He also denied a sug gestion by Senator Lenroot, republican of Wisconsin to present such a plea to the league would be ih violation of Great Britain's territorial integrity as guaranteed toy article ten. SENATE ACTION ON PEACE TREATY AGAIN DELAYED Washington, Oct. 18. Plans to has ten senate action on the peace treaty were upset again today and rambling debate occupied most of the afternoon that had been set aside for completion of the formal reading of the treaty text. Only about an 'hour's progress was made and reading1 will be resura- LABOR-CAPITAL CONFERENCE IS PROGRESSING Tentative Agreement Is Reached by General Committee on Col lective Bargaining After All Day Session. Washington, Oct. 18. A tenative agreement on collective bargaining was reached by the general commit tee of the national industrial confer ence tonight after an all day session. Committee members will consult with their respective groups tomorrow and final action on framing a report to the conference will be taken tomor row. The committee agreement was reached by taking the declaration of the public and labor groups as a basis and adding to the sentence recogniz ing the rights of wage earners to or ganize "in trade and labor unions" the words "shops and other Industrial as sociations." The proposed compromise also would recognize . the right of or ganized labor to be represented ' by "representatives chosen by a majority of their own members." - One proposal taken up today was that labor representatives be duly "certified" after a fair vote of the em ployes. Harry Wheeler, of Chicago, chair man of the employers' group, attend ed the committee meeting in the place of John J. Raskob, who returned . to his home at Wilmington, Del. for the week end, Mr. Wheeler is regarded as one of the most conciliatory of the employers and he is very optimis tic over the outlook foran agreement between labor and capital on the col lective bargaining issue. - Chairman Lane conferred Informally with committee members before the meeting today in an effort to bring to gether the extreme opinions of the "right." and "left," factions in order to avoid a break. SUPREME COUNCIL PEACE TREATY IS PLANNING ACTION cil today adopted :a resolution that delegates or tne great poweia may rimi commissions created Bit Ull I. A a'-' under the German peace treaty an.l may vote on questions before these commissions whetner or noi meir sv . v.ava i-n ifiw1 the treatv. ernraenw - If the United States does not object, it is stated to be probable that Amer ican delegates will take the places as signed to the umtea niaies vji tutu CAPITAL CITY SEESSKRIERS) IN CEREMONIAL Hundred and Fifty Candidates Were Taught to Cross the Burning Sands Pensacola Sent Many Nobles. Tallahassee, Oct. 18. With the ar rival of the special train of Shriners and candidates from Jacksonville at 4:20 this morning bringing fully two hundred visitors to the city the long anticipated day of festivities, began. This is the first ceremonial of the great order to be held in Tallahassee and there were one hundred and thir ty three to cross the burning sands. The gayest of decorations, extrava gantly used by all of the business houses. Indicated the warm welcome extended to the visitors. Automobiles flying the colors were at " the disposal of the guests during the entire day and from the neighboring towns of South Georgia and West Florida hun dreds of cars brought' more visitors. The band of thirty-five pieces from Morocco Temple, Jacksonville, was heard in several concerts during the day, and at noon the Shriners visited the state college for' women, where they - were welcomed - by President Conradi and others of the faculty. The band and the patrol marched through the administratio building and after wards rendered a concert in the 'audi torium cheered by more than six hun dred college girls. - The parade which took place in the afternoon at 3 o'clock, ' was an elaborate affair lead by the band and followed in order by the patrol, the candidates for initia tion, the visiting Shriners, and follow ed by hundreds of automobiles. The procession marched to the "auditorium of the Leon county high school, where the ceremonial took place and where of course the visitors, who were not Shriners were not admitted." These were well cared for,' however, automo biles were furnished to accommodate them on a Ipng "drive about the City and nearby places of historical Inter est. At five thirty the band rendered another beautiful concert on the ver anda of the Leon hotel, and "at eight thirty a banquet was served in the hotel dining rooms. The , dance be gan . at ten o'clock and the floor was crowded with merry couples1 eager to further enjoy the very alluring music of he "patrol band. During the morn mg before the program began, the candidates, for initiation were con spicious about town in ridiculous garb that almost disguised them. -; They were soiling peanuts, blacking boots; picking up trash in the streets, end many, other things that were not in direct accordance with usual dignity and .walk in life. They wore their coats wrongside out, or hind part be fore or both with one or both legs of the trousers rolled up and black (Continued on Pane Two.) ESSId- AT. ; TALLAHASSEE MI SHF.VIK ..AT U W JU U 11 S4 1 A AA J. A A PETROGRAD ARE HARD PRESSED Military Experts Express Belief That Nothing Short of Mira cle Could Save Russian Capi tal for Soviets. LEON TROTSKY SAYS CITY WILL NOT FALL Numerous Reports That City Is Occupied by Anti-Bolsheviki Forces Not Verified Capture Gatchina Confirmed. London. Oct. 18. Petrograd tonight is so closely Invested by anti-bolshevik forces, according to latest official advices that military experts ex pressed the belief that. little short of a miracle could save the hard pressed bolshevikis. v One newspaper's dispatch reported Yudenitchs cavalry in Petro grad but : there was no confirmation bfthlshor neither "had the British official confirmation of the reported surrender of Kronstandt. a ' -Meanwhile comes, the vitriolic an nouncement by Leon . Trotsky, refer ring to anti-bolshevik forces; as a pack of bourgeois curs worrying the body, of soviet Russia and declaring Petrograd will not, fall. London. Oct. 18. The following notice was posted at the stock ex change this, afternoon: "Official: Petrograd has been taken." Washington, Oct. 18. Official dis patches today did not report the fall of Petrograd which, however, was announced in Paris. The fall of Petro grad is considered of minor import ance compared with the results of Qeneral- Denikines- advance. . Moscow can be isolated and captured any mo ment it is thought, but the present objective seems o be a line of com munications which would control the vast Ural region. Final' crash of the Trotsky-Lenine regime may be delayed some weeks but it is inevitable. Official informa tion received here thus summarizes (Continued on Page Two.j CONSULATE OF BRAZIL IS TO BE REORGANIZED New Representatives Will Be Sent to Many European Capi tals and New Ambassador to U. S. Is Not Yet Named. Rio Janeiro, Oct. 18. Official an nouncement of , important changes In the representatives of Brazil at sev eral European : capitals was made to day. The purpose , of the 'change, was the re-organization of the diplomatic and consular services so that they may meet' more efficiently after-the-war conditions and care for , Brazil's ex panding, commerce. Dr. Fontoura Xavier, ' minister to Great Britain will" be ambassador to Portugal and L. M. de Souza-Dantas minister to Belgium, is made ambassa dor to Italy.', i -' Domicio -daA Gam a ambassador ' to the United States is me new, am bassador to Great Britain ' while R. Regis da Oliveira. minister, to France is transferred to Belgium. - N Dr. Gastoa de Cunha, ambassador to Italy has been sent toParis. It was ., announced that Antonio Olythe M. de Magalhaes, former am bassador to France, who was recently appointed ambassador to ' Portugal, has not occupied his post at Lisbon and had announced - his retirement from the service.- ' ftlMlULA UfcLrMUUN mm TONIGHT TO CAPTURE CENTENNIAL SEVEN GOOD. REASONS WHY PENSACOLA WILL GET THE CENTENNIAL 1. Because " of historical rea sons; the exchange of flags took place here. 2. Because Pensacola Is the old est settlement in Florida and in the United States. 3. Because Pensac ola has available land to devote to cen tennial purposes. 4. Because Pensacola harbor is the finest in the world. 6. Because Pensacola is nearest to the great centers of popula lation. 6. Because Pensacola is clos est to the Panama canal, by way of which many foreign exhibits would ; come. . Because Pensacola people are 6oIidly behind the move to bring the centennial to this city. DESTROYERS TO STAY I HARBOR UNTIL NOVETJBER Rumors That They Were to Leave Contradicted by Sena tor Fletcher in Response to a Journal Inquiry. WILL TAKE CRUISES OF WEEK DURATION Flagship Rochester to Be in . New York November 24 Dixie and Leonidas Are Due in This Week. The destroyer squadron will remain in Pensacola until late November de spite rumors which were afloat in the city yesterday that they had been ordered to northern navy yards for necessary repairs. In answer to a telegram Inquiring if the report was correct. Senator Duncan U. Fletcher wired The Journal last night that .the special pulls out, the commission the flagship Rochester would remain! era being unanimously in favor of in Pensacola until November 24, and that the flotilla force would operate from Pensacola, returning weekly un til November 17. It is understood that the vessels will then leave for the Army-Navy football game, but will return after Thanksgiving. Work aboard the destroyers is progressing and the crews are being taught as rapidly as possible. Several addition al destroyers are due to arrive this week and practice cruises will will be commenced Immediately. The supply ship Dixie " is expected to arrive today and the Leonidas will arrive during the early part of the week. - Several other 'destroyers are on their way here and by next Satur day there should be between thirty and forty vessels in the harbor." Cruis es will begin this week for the .pur pose of. training the crews and It is expected that the' Rochester and an other .ship will leave the port for a few days for. Mobile and New Orleans for recruiting duty. r ' ... The crews are showing considerable Interest in athletics, .particularly base ball, and several games have been ar ranged with local teams. Captain Lan ing. chief of staff, stated yesterday that as yet the athletic officer had been unable to do much work among the crews in promoting-athletics on account of the fact' that most of the men were "green" and practically all time was needed to train the men in their various duties aboard ship. Local organizations are doing much for the comfort, welfare' and enter tainment for the officers and men of the fleet. ' The K." of C. has distribu ted a -number of comfort kits among the men and J have already given en tertainments and dances for the sail ors. In all the boys are well pleased with Pensacola. and Pensacola. is do ing "" everything to make - their stay here a happy one. Every Plan Completed Last Night and' Nearly 200 Dele gates Will Get Away at 8:30 on Special Train ANOTHER CHANGE IN STATE COMMISSION J. J. Logan Succeeds Perry Adair of Jacksonville Pensacola Prospects Brighter Say Cen tennial Workers. Pensacola's delegation to the meet ing of the state centennial commis sion at Tallahassee tomorrow, will leave at 8:30 o'clock tonight, accom panied by the coast artillery band from Fort Barrancas. A sing-fest will be held at the train, Garden and Tarragona streets, at 8 o'clock tonight, lead and . directed by John Frenkel. This song artist will teach the boost ers how to put the proper punch into "Pensacola Town," and will inject all kinds of pep into the proceedings. Hon. John B Jones has received notice that perry Aaair has aecnneq to serve on the state commission and that J. J. Logan of Jacksonville has been desig nated. V, v The Pensacola workers are enthusi astic over the prospects of having this city named for centeninal Site. Chairman Hancock of the special com mittee has received word from the North Florida Chamber of Commerce announcing that the body has unani mously endorsed Pensacola and has so informed Jacksonville, t The Tallahassee Chamber of Com merce declined to act on the centen nial because of the meeting being held in that city, but the Tallahassee Boosters' club, the members of which are a majority in the chamber of commerce has strongly endorsed Pen sacola and has called on all north and west Florida to rally to the sup port of the deep water city. With the resignation of two Jack sonville members In as many weeks, and the appointment yesterday of J. J. Logan, who urged Jacksonville's claims before the state commission at the meeting in the East coast metrop olis in September, Pensacola boosters have become optimistic. Evidently all is not harmony in the Jacksonville delegations, they say. and Pensacola stock has climbed higher day by day. The entire board of county commls- sloners will be on .hand tonight when the centennial. City hall has come through flying in the campaign. The commissioners made a fund of $1,000 available for the first centennial flying squadron which toured the state before the first state commission 'meeting. Ten or more members of the city government are going to Tallahassee on the spe cial train. Passenger Agent Burke of the L. & N. R. R. will keep the city ticket of fice at the San Carlos open from 10 to 11 o'clock this morning and from 3 to 6 o'clock this afternoon, to ac comodate any of . the last minute boosters who want to come In. Hold ers of orders who have failed to ex change them for reservations can do so at these hours. The special train will be made up on Tarragona street at West Garden and all boosters, both the delegates and the stay-at-homes are urged to be on hand for a rousing demonstration at 8 o'clock tonight. "Pep", says J. B. Per kins. "Will put It over. Let's go!" Col. Mauidin and Major Bennett of Fort Barrancas will . accompany the tourists and the . coast artillery band will be part of the delegation. Every arrangement had been completed last night, and except for a few strag glers who may join on today, every thing is ready for the grand get away tonight. PRESIDENT MAY NOT SUBMIT TO HAVE OPERATION Washington, Oct. 18. The president rested comfortably today and his phy sicians are increasingly hopeful that the prostalic complication which has retarded recovery will not necessitate an operation.