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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.
r sun lay and Frobably Mon
i h gentle variable winds.
XXII NO. 277.
iVi-" .
Efforts to Avert Walk-Out of
Half Million Men Unavailing,
It Is Announced, Following
Series of Conferences.
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
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dor is withdrawn operators charged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. ,
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
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
r u-ks upon the elder Or-
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. . . !
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.
"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.
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-
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.
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
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.)
U W JU U 11 S4 1 A AA J. A A
Military Experts Express Belief
That Nothing Short of Mira
cle Could Save Russian Capi
tal for Soviets.
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
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
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.
Rumors That They Were to
Leave Contradicted by Sena
tor Fletcher in Response to a
Journal Inquiry.
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
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.
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.

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