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in today's Journal. To sell or rent Real Estate, advertise in The Jour nal. The Journal has been the lead ing Real Estate medium la West Florida for over 20 years. FLORIDA WEATHER Fair T hursday and " Probably Friday with Gentle to mdoerate East and Southeast winds. VOL. XXII NO. 195. PENSACOLA FLORIDA, THURSDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 6, 1919. PRICE FIVE CENTS GARFIELD IS CLOTHED WITH FULL AUTHORITY TO PROCEED IN COAL CONTROL 1CLUDIG MMCITE COAL PROBLEM UP TO GARFIELD Mil IMPETUS IS INJECTED MO RED CROSS WANT HIM PRESIDENT Will Ul 1UU1 Jl ULilVliUUUJl 1VUII SHOT PLAN FLORIDA PURCHASE CENTENNIAL TO BE HELD IN 1922 Southern Region . Distribut' Committee Orders That L liveries Not Exceed Week's Supply. FUEL FAMINE IN NEAR FUTURE IS PROBABLE nope of Early Ending of Tie up Lies in Action on Gompers Suggestion to Resume Nego tiations, Say; Miners. BBBtlBOODflrB O'O U fl ' ... . Washington, Nov. 5. Author- Ity to regulate the price of dis- tribution, production, sale, ship- '' ment, apportionment, and stor- age pf all coal, . including an- thracite and coke, was given Federal Fuel Administrator Garfield today In, ian execu Jtive order signed by the presi- dent. J . '".'. BBBBnBBQBDBB.BDBQ'O Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 5. The coal dis tribution committee of the southern region of the railroad administration announced here tonight that they had telegraphed, the railroads to deliver immediately to dealers whose custom ers are short and. have not more than a week's aupply. Similar action was taken for pulic utilities. " Springfield, 111., Nov. 5. The seem ing disposition of high officials of the United Mine Workers of America to enter - Into wage negotiations with operators, as suggested by . President Samuel - Gompers, - of the' American Federation of Labor, was being watch ed by Illinois strike leaders today as a possible means of ending the tie-up. With the . fifth day of the strike ' there are indications that the pinch of a fuel famine Is no far distant. In formation" - received .through "state sources said many public utility con- . cerns were without reserve supplies .. of coal. -- v w-,- Slump In railroad4 freight tonnage, resulting from the strike has caused rigid curtailment of freight train crews throughout Illinois, reports re ceived here Indicated. ; Washington, Nov. 5. Judge .Ames Issued the following statement: "The strike Is a violation of law. As long as It continues, we are going to proceed In the courts. The dispute between the mine owners and workers is an entirely different question that they can settle In their own way. The government cannot tolerate continued violation of law such as this strike constitutes." The refusal of the government', to vacate the injunction means a long fight in the coal fields, while its with drawal would have opened the way for settlement of the strike within 43 hours, according to Edgar Wallace, legislative representative of the Uni- ted Mine Workers of America. ' If the Injunction was withdrawn the scale committees " representing " miners and operators could et to gether in 24 hours and settle ; their differences - at one sitting," Wallace said. "The strike, ' however, would not be called off until a new wage agree ment was reached. The miners committee, with power to accept the new agreement, could call off the strike without referring the question to a delegate convention, Wallace said. , , , President Lewis' statement that the miners would' be willing to negotiate without reservations," he added, "sim ply means that we would start with a new slate, without regard to previous demands, which the operators refused to grant." -- These demands were a five-day week,, a six hour day, and a wage in crease of 60 per cent. Wallace ex plained, however, they were not arbi trary, but were put forward as a basis for negotiation. ' . . , .. . Labor leaders here take a hopeful view of the strike situation after hear ing of ",; Samuel Gompers'- suggestion for a - settlement, were : plainly "dis turbed by the news that the depart ment of justice would let the injunc ion stand. AH .agreed it would keep the strike going for some time. This also was the view, of the operators. Representatives of the mine work ers, counting hopefully on the early end of court proceedings, were figur ing on actual steps to adjust differ ences at scale committee meetings. As indicating the desire for peace, the miners agents thought It would be un necessary for the joint conference to be held under the auspices of the de partmnt of labor, their Idea being that the two sides could meet exactly as they did at Buffalo and Philadelphia before rejection of demands led to Issuance of the strike order. In view of the Intention of the at torney (general not to ask for vaca tion of the Injunction, labor leaders said there was no likelihood of any important move before the injunction case came up for hearing at Indian apolis Saturday. U DPPRKMED CAPT.STEWART BYYMHTCLUB Big Fishing Contest Arranged For Wednesday, November 19, Between the Big Five ard Re mainder of Club. MANY SPEECHES ARE r HEARD AT DINNER Yacht. Race to Camp . Walton Will Be Held James C. Wat son Offers Trophy for the Winner. Despite the fact many of Its mem bers, were In Jacksonville in. the final effort to secure the Centennial Ex position for Pensaccla, the ', Pensacola Yacht. Club last evening held one of the most interesting meetings in its history. 'Presentation of the silver cup ward ed by the Southern Yacht Club, of New Orleans, to the Pensacola Yacht Club was made to Capt. Paul , Stew art, president , of the Pensacola Ship building Co, whose yacht, the Mer cathades, won the annual Pensacola -New Orleans race which was held this spring..', . f-. The presentation speech was made by Vice-Commodore Max L. Bear, who In a 'few well chosen words expressed the pride of the club in the" victory and congratulated Capt. Stewart ' on his achievement. Capt. Stewart, re sponded with a short address In which, he- referred . to , ihe clean, . in vigorating "and inspiring" sport of yachting and the increased - interest he hoped to see taken in boating on the- waters around ' Pensacola. " Capt. Stewart paid tribute to the sports manlike spirit of the members of the club and of the citizens in general. , "The work of the com mittee having in charge the securing of the Centennial for Pensacola is a wonderful example," said Capt. Stew art, "and I hope to see it maintained In aU of the city's activities." . Capt. A. C. Blnkley spoko of en couraging races to New Orleans in connection with the annual regatta and joining the Southern Yacht Club in its races to this city. Commodore James C. Watson announced his in tention of offering a trophy for a long distance race to Camp Walton and return sometime next season. Capt.' Allen made ' an enthusiastic address advocating a return to sail boat racing. Capt. Allen Is now building a sail boat and hopes that other members of the club will follow suit, and make the sport a feature in Pensacola waters. Capt. Stewart and others related some of the experiences In sailing and it is probable that in terest in sail boats will be marked in the future. A ; epagghettl supper was arranged for the members of the club and their ladies for next Wednesday eveing with Secretary F. C. Frederic In charge of the details. The next cruise of the Club was announced by the Regatta committee. This will be to Dickerson City on Escambia Bay, October 30th, and will be a stag affair. Big Fishing - Contest. . ! Five members of the club, headed by Commodore Peter LIndenstruth, assisted by E. " A. Langford, Chas. Cottrell, C. H. Ketchum and E. E. Vickery, , challenged the remainder of the club 'to j a" fishing, contest to be held t Wenesday, November 19. , The prize will be a - supper. The rules will.be formulated, by, a committee. Edible fish "caught only by hook and line- with bait or artificial bait, counted by weight and landed between the hours of! midnight November 18 and E;30 p. m, November 19. will be considered, v - . . Vice-Commodore Max L. Bear will head the some two score members who will endeavor to take a full and some of the conceit out of the self-styled champion fishermen of Escambia will be chronicled in the future annals of Pensacola. ' ; GOMPERS FAVORS EIGHT HOURLY Tells Conference Would Shorten Time If Labor : -Could.-. r.-v . y'r Washington, Nov. 5.Mv.- first , speech before the Wnftion Labor Conference in which h. an unofficial representative imer lean labor, Samuel Gompers decSrd today for a straight eight hour daHs the maximum as compared with t! forty-eight hour week j?e ijL"1 tally served notice th in the Un, States even the eight hour dA"" J T UUiU Dr. Harry A.' Garfield knows more about the problems of oal rationing than any other man in "the country, for he was America's ' fuel administra tor during the war. Now he has been called " back ' to' Washington, and may be given the handling , of the local situation during the' miners -strike. - LABOR UNIONS HOLD UEETIKG ON HIGH COSTS Plan to Buy Only Actual Neces sities For 90 Days and Form - Buying and Selling Associa tion. '.. ' . ' .V." - Organized Labor In Pensacola went on record as pledging itself to . buy only the actual necessities of life for the next 90 days and laid the founda tion tor,' -a co-operative' buying and selling 1 association, at a mass meeting of workers ' held "at I'he "Armory ! Hall last night..;'v '.:.J- ; :.r,. , w..7-v'' Thirty-two (unions were represented at the meeting, " the attendance at which' overtaxed the seating ' capacity of. the. hall. The purpose was to dis cuss ways and. means of meeting high prices ' and the steadily increas ing cost' of living and: the sentiment of the meeting was that there is entirely- too much, profiteering among dealers in the necessities of life. ; Price lists with other sections of the country were compared. . Working plans f or - the Buying and Selling Association are ' to be worked out by a committee of 32, appointed one . from each of the unions repre sented at the meeting" last -night and within the day day : period of scant buying it is expected to have the as sociation In operation., it was stated by officials of the Trades and Labor council. - The committee, of which. Ben Seeley is chairman and H.: D. ,' Pierce secre tary, went Into executive session fol lowing the open meeting and remained a work on plans for the organization till a "late hour.' : :- - H3CAS COtlPANY m INCREASE STORAGE PLANT Additional Steel Tank With Ca pacity of ,7,800 Barrels Will Be Erected to Care For In creased Business. - R- P. Dorris, superintendent of ter minals of the ; Texas Company 5 had grown so rapidly during ' the past month that ; it was found necessary to erect another 7,800 barrel steel tank immediately. Work will be be gun on this tank. within the next few days.'.: ;,;;- "' ; ' ,;..'-.'":-. '. Since the destroyer squadron has been in the harbor those vessels alone have. taken approximately 35,000 bar rels of bunker oil. v Merchant ships are beginning to come to this port in great number for fuel oil land the present storage of the plant must be Increased at once to keep up. with, this growing business. , The Shipping Board steamer. Escam bia is at the dock at this time taking on a bunker of 10,000 barrels of fuel oiL .This supply is sufficient to carry this ship to Liverpool and back again. Supt- Dorris said that his supply of fuel oil was rapidly diminishing but that a supply would arrive on one of the company's tankers, probably the Florida, within the next few days. GDI HERE Men WTorkers Meet in Executive v Session at Headquarters and - Make Plans for Sweeping Campaign. WOMEN WORKERS HAVE ANOTHER GOOD DAY, Campaign Managers Emphasize That Drive Is Iter More Than Membership $20,000 Js' Quo ta to Be Raised. With an . executive meeting of the men's committee 'sJ'lhe '"Red " Cross, held yesterday afternoon at headquar- ters at the San Carlos Hotel.- a new impetus was - given the Red ' Cross drive, which has not been carried ' on with the same, vigor .which the women are putting JntoT their, end of the campaign.,.,. '. .... -. W. K. Hyer, . . chairman, said Jlast night that the impression. exists hat the' Roll Call Is simply a membership drive. The quota for Escambia county is $20.00d. If the people pay onljr, the one dollar membership . fee, then? the Red Cross must go. out of business; for-it could by no means support, the work, either here, or at national head quarters.' - ... Z - The drive this year is. for more than memberships. In addition to the mem berships, $5,000 of which, at, least, is necessary, in order to make the divi sion. with national headquarters, $5,000 is our part of the war fund, and $10, 000 necessary to meet the needs of the local work in Pensacola. Every man and women in Pensacola should not only subscribe, but should make as large a donation as possible to the work of the home chapter. ' ? : After all. It is the home work x In which we are interested. , Th . Red C.ip haA Jbnapped omK somu f in, ,lwork for Escami County,' .-and : has the most important of which is the taking oyer; of all charitable work "In the city as its special duty. How can tho.Red Cross meet these needs unless the peo pie . make generous ' donations? It cannot be "done. Twenty thousand dollars is a small sum for the work that it is designed to cover. The $5,000 In membership, the $5,000 as our share in the $15,000, 000 national fund and the $10,000,000 for the local chapters, must all be met and the Red Cross urges every man and woman-to do a part in this work. Plans are being 'made or a cam paign rally at the navy yard on Friday afternoon, one of the features of which will be a talk by Mrs. Huddlestone. who was among the American women engaged In Red Cross work on the other side. All, captains of teams will meet today at 1 o'clock at the San Carlos Hotel, where lunch will be served, and an Intensive drive launched. ARMISTICE DAY PLANS CALL FOR CAIJPAI OTPAGEOTrnYmASK All Organizations of City, Men From Flotilla and Fort Bar rancas and Navy Yard Expect ed to Take Part. - ! Plans are going forward for. the celebration of Armistice Day,- under the auspices of Marston Camp, Ameri can Legion, and every organization in the city is urged to take part in mak ing A the celebration . a success. : ; Letters have been sent out ' to all organizations in the city, requesting their co-operation in the celebration, and all .who have not already done so are urged to communicate with the committee at once. ; Many have al ready expressed their intention of tak ing part in the" celebration, and those who ' have not replied to the invita tions are urged to do so at once. The plans for the celebration In clude a mammoth parade and invita tions have been sent to every organ ization In the city, urging them to take part. Men from the Naval; Air Station, Navy Yard, the . flotilla and Barrancas will ; also form a part of the pageantry. .It is proposed to hold the parade in the afternoon and the evening will be given over to a big street dance. Every ex-service man In this section of the state is urged to be present, and it was announced yesterday that the local post will be sadly disap pointed If every soldier, sailor and ma rine in Escambia County and neigh boring counties does not join in mak ing the anniversary celebration the greatest in the history of Pensacola. Two bands will furnish the music . j. Continued on Page Three.). . - -v X, i A "Lowden for President" organiza tion has been formed irt Illinois with 1,000 Republicans as boosters. -Gov-etiZx)wden's consent, the boosters declare, . hasn't been asked - but they mean to "put him over." ROAD WARRANTS MAY BE ISSUED COURT DECIDES Validating Proceedings in Case of Escambia County Not in Conformity With Act of Last Legislature. That the law as passed at the last session of the legislature to permit Escambia County- to issue time war rants for road , and bridge construc tion will be held constitutional by Judge A. O. Campbell was Indicated in a statement made by him yester day afternoon before , leaving for his home at " DeFuniak. Judge Campbell heard argument; "in', the s. controversy over - validation proceedings between the . board of county commissioners and County' Clerk and Auditor James Macgibbon Tuesday at I length. "The law authorizing the warrants is constitutional and they can be is sued, but the resolutions as passed by the board of county commissioners do not conform with the law," Judge Cambell Is ' quoted as having stated. He had not signed the order for dis missing the validation proceedings, however it Is expected that he will as soon as it is arranged in proper form. This means that it would be neces sary for the county commissioners to proceed in regular form all over again with, reference to validation proceed ings. If this is to be the final decision in the case the court virtually up holds the contention of Mr. Macgibbon that the validation proceedings as pro posed in the resolutions of the com missioners were illegal. He has con tended that his interest in contesting the case was simply to obtain a court decision on the proceedings that there might not be any future come back. In consequence of such decision by the court the commissioners wtould probably proceed without delay to re advertise the issue of the time war rants, which would require 30 days. Then upon sale and validation the money would be available. BIDS TO PAVE tlffllYSTREETS Plans Complete for New Sewer for DeVillier and New Road ways for Alcaniz, Blount and Alabama Square. The city will begin extensive paving Improvement in the immediate future, according to a statement of Mayor Frank Sanders yesterday. . Sorely needed repairs will be made on De Villier, Spring And Garden etreets, and new paving will "be laid on Al caniz, Blount, Twenty Vx streets and Alabama Square. City Engineer Garrett has completed his plans for taking up 2,350 yards of paving on DeVillier street and for the relaying pf the sewer mains on that thoroughfare. Plans are also com plete for several thousand . yards - of new paving on various city streets. Alcaniz street will be ; paved from Gadsden to Gonzalez, a distance of four blocks, ' Blount street will be paved from Twelfth to Twentieth Avenues and one block on Twentieth off Blount street will also be paved. Alabama Square will be paved entirely and the paving now down lnthe vi cinity of Spring and Garden streets will be, taken up and relald. The commissioners will advertise for bids for this work at a very early I date and work - will commerce in the BISHOP TALKS ON EPISCOPAL CHURCH DRIVE Work of Protestant Episcopal Church Is Called to Do in Latin American Countries Is Emphasized. " FIFTEEN YEARS SPENT BY SPEAKER ABROAD Tells of Scheme of Church to Supplement Government , in t Endeavor to Advance Neigh bor American -Nations, .s Bishop Colmore of Porto Rico, spoke to a large congregation last night at Christ Church,' in the interest of the nation-wide campaign of the Protes tant Episcopal church and especially of the work that the church is called to do in Latin-American countries. Bishop Colmore has recently been in Detroit, where he was a member of the house of bishops, at the general convention of the Protestant Episcopal church. Bishop Colmore visited in Pensacola about three years ago, as the guest of Rev. John H. Brown. Arch-Deacon Brown and Bishop Col more were college-mates at the Uni versity of the South, Sewanee, Tenn. The bishop has spent the past fif teen years in Latin -American coun tries, and his talk was interesting not only to churchmen, but to all interest ed in the development of Central and South American countries, especially those under the protection of the Uni ted States. .. " ""' V" " Bishop Colmore' has been identified with the work of the Episcopal church in Porto Rico, ' Santo ' Domingo, Haiti, and the Virgin Islands, for the past sixteen years. In his sermon last night, Bishop Col more talked particularly on the work of the nationwide campaign of the Protestant Episcopal church, and its relation to the life of the people of the South American countries. Declaring the church is prone to look upon its work from the stand point of the parish or the diocese, he said that the work of the church must be looked at as a whole. "The nation wide campaign places before the church its duty as a whole. A survey of the whole church has been made all over the United States and in the dif ferent mission fields and the results have been placed before the people. of course, am trying to bring before you the needs of our work In Latin-America, which has an appeal to the people of the United States through the political condition in the Latin-American countries. Besides Porto Rico, which is a gov ernment possession, a bequest of the Spanish -American war, and the Virgin Islands, which the United States pur chased from Denmark, two years ago, the United States government exerts a direct influence over the affairs of Cuba, Haiti and Santo Domingo. In the two former countries, the people have been made American citizens by act of congress. In Haiti and Santo Domingo, the American government is still employing military Intervention. "By means of the Panama Canal, the United States Is brought into di rect contact with the people of Central and South America.' "Our whole object In all of this work of the government is philanthropic. The United States has as its basic idea to teach these peoples south of us to govern themselves. The church must supplement the government In this work, and, in order to do this, the peo ple at . home must have love, one to another. "Haiti Is supposed to have been self governed for one hundred years, yet nothing but military rule has govern ed these people In all that . period. Since the intervention of the United States, and the more stable govern ments which have been established, the church has been able to reach the people, through evangelical, educative (Continued on page three) Say, Mutt! When is Centennial not a Cen tennial. Why, when it's split FOUR WAYS of course. Meeting of Commissioners Broke Up at 8:30 O'clock Last Night After a Session of Eight Hours. , PENSACOLA CONTINGENT TO ARRIVE HOME TODAY Local Boosters Plan to Go Ahead With Preparations and Press Claims Before Legislature at Next Session. 1 Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 6r Division In effort Is that-'Com- can. not perrct tna in- ternational exposition which the law creating it Authorized. Pensaeola free to holfl her own 0 centennial celebration. . . , JOHN B. JONES. a Jacksonville, Nov. B. After a ses sion of eight hours the Florida Pur chase Commission adjourned at & o'clock this afternoon for supper re convening at 6:30 o'clock. The four show plan was favored at the night session, lasting two hours, and break Ing up at 8; 30. The Pensacola contingent, however, was forced to go back on the train leaving an hour earlier, and did hot hear before leaving what was done Immediately upon reaching Jack sonville today at 11 o'clock, John B Jones, Pensacola member, 'went Into conference with other ' members who had arrived - the- day previous. Con vening of the commission was delayed because the train from Pensacola came In an hour late-but ven before lunch the five men went into 'what was ex pected would be at the. meat a two hour, session. . ' . ; , . ' , As the hours passed and train . time approached, the West Florida folks began to get uneasy and a delegation composed of Baldwin, Frenkel, and McLellan was selected to call upon the commission for some sort of a state ment. Mr. Jones came In response to a request for an audience and in formed the delegation the commission was at dinner and that it would be Impossible to say how long a decision would be delayed. Another hour passed and the same delegation, with the addition of Ren shaw and Gentry made another trip to the fifth floor, where the sessions were held. "Only a few minutes now and we'll go back this afternoon," was the message from Mr. Jones. Reser vations were ' then made for all,' but as a matter of precaution Mr. Han cock prevailed on the Seaboard Air Line to hold the train fifteen minutes to care for the Pensacollans, then an nouncement was made it would be im". possible for Mr. Jones, to return this afternoon and on that development several other members of the party consented to remain as company. Logan, of the commission, took Jack sonville off her feet by a motion in effect it was that the centennial go to Jacksonville If she could meet cer tain conditions in sixty days. These were that sewerace . reach Johnston camp, getting government's consent to use it and also bonafide subscrip tions of J2.500.000 for exposition com pany. Motion had no second. Jones amended by a motion that the expo sition go to Pensacola if Jacksonville failed to comply with conditions, but received no second. The session at times was stormy, according to reports tonight but Jones, aside from failing to land the exposition for Pensacola, Is believed to have gotten the beat of the argument by announcing that even If the four show plan was adopted, "Pensacola would go ahead with holding the cen tennial exposition as the legislative act contemplated and when the legislature met next - term, it could then be an nounced that city was already pre paring to take step's to hold the big show. This, it is argued, would pre vent a state appropriation to any other place. Among surprising development this afternoon when ; Pensacollans began talking, Jacksonville people came out. It was shown that the - business men are not as a" unit for the show here, and that Jacksonville boosters, mainly real estate men, and persons interested in the State Fair look for trouble to be encountered in securing sufficient funds to tide that enterprise over. Pensacola's , delegation arrived at 11 o'clock this morning and marched up Bay' street to the Seminole , Hotel where the state commission went Into session immediately. v The Pensacollans sang "Pensacola Town," lustily and at frequent Inter vals. They were conspicuous about the hotel and in", the city and took every opportunity to tell Jacksonville boosters what might happen in a po litical way . should Pensacola : be de nied. ' From street talk, Jacksonville has never been united in her demand for the cen tenn iaL Numbers of people expressed a preference for Pensacola: two or three Tampa salesmen said (hey. hoped Pensacola would win